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 ." "^,-i. A -*-., V.  _ ,w*,-lt,*H*-*( _���������&������������������..  Ti  ,j������-  ,-"i  Jt  I**'  It  ,)  fe  K  ������   t  * .  9  5iB&SVXXfjrA'>nM.*~*tto 1  LSTOKE  /  EPALD  .^zestd  RAILWAY    MKN'S   JOURNAL.  Vol    V.  No    167  REVELSTOKE B. C.,THURSDAY,   DECEMBER 18, 1902  $2 OO a Year in Advance.  AND   HOW   SWIFTLY   THOSE   WEEKS  WILL FLY !!*   Only toShe Boys and Girls  they may seem long.,   How many presents must be  added to" the now ready list. ,-*' Away back weeks ago ..  . we commenced to prepare for the last, happy days of  this   year,   and  have"-'gotten   together   the' finest ..  assortment of CHRISTMAS GIFTS we have ever '  assembled.' ' 7 . *      ...      "'.'.'  r-i  A Suggestion  We * are - particularly  :"��������� strong'. on'r the" following lines : - '" _   *    _  Ladies'  and Gents" Silk Um-   ' i."  . brellas from.."... .$1.50 to_$3.00  Ladies'    Silk; -Handkerchiefs  _    ..; v. 23c1 to $1.00  "���������^diesC-F-iS^^EiiU^idered"'"* *'  ~J. .Habdhei*chiefs.|'_"'*r    loc to 30c  Ladies' novelties in Silk-Belts'-  ' -   ...\.:-...-...-...-..$1.25an'd$1.30  Alexandrian*' Belt  and Sash"   ,K ���������  -    - Clasps. .A*. .���������������������������;������������������ -50c,each  Ladies'" Lined  'Kid    Gloves  -from.. ...*.'......:. .$1.23 to$2.00  Ladies' Silk Ties, up-to-date  from " 35c to $1.00  Ladies'   Black:  Chiffon Ties .  ' and  Cream  .$1.00 each  Children's ' Imitation Grey   ,  ��������� Lamb Gauntlets 90*. up  ?   Children's SilkHandkerchiefs , >   ���������������������������������������������'-. ".lOc.up,  ,   Gents' Fanny Col'd Satin and   *;  V Silk Bi'aces(in boxes)75c to"$2 '  iV *" --.;-,���������.������������������*"; *-. <��������� .Vpi'-r..'i'-c'"-~";-U-*-'  r Gent's SoftT Mocha' aiid Kid' .���������*;*���������  '-    Gloves, silk'and'_wooI.-lined���������"-*  ' ". from $1.30 to $2.50"  - - Gents'   Silk. Scarfs .to  .wear  ,. under Overcoat and Gents' '-  -.*" Silk'Ties,' Derbys, Flowing ��������� .  Ends from 23c to $1.00 ���������  ��������� Table- Napkins  from .-.7   ...:....,. $1.75 to $6.00  Bleached  Table    Linen  ,���������-_  ..'. ��������� - oOu to $1.33 '  A. - ' J  Japanese Rugs....-.'.-. $1.50  "'Tapestry Rugs..'..   .73c to $9.00  CHINA DEPARTMENT  OUR STOCK- OF CHRISTMAS, CHINAWARE, far surpasses in  extent, variety,and completeness anything we have ever shown:  AT THE STORES  $>*  ^_Cbina.Dinner_SetU_..-......._._.$12T00^  China Tea setts.. .".$4 50 to.$1*100  China Tnilet Setts.$3 00 to $10 00  China 5 o'clock Tea Setts with  Tray $6 00  -China 13-Piece Fruit Sett ...$2 00  China Porridge Sett ,. .30c to 60c '  China Plate, Cup and Saucer    -"'  Setts. 30c to 75c  ChiJa Cream and Sugar Setts, *-.   .".'....' '50c to 75c  Colored China Cups and Sau-   *.���������<  cers '.'. ���������. .15c to 25c'  Larger .   China    Cups , and.  Saucers '. 20 to 75c  Fancy Colored Shaving Cups -  *    * ....25c to 35c  Fancy Colored China Mous-   '  tache Cups ,....' 40c up  Fancvi-ColoiecLChina-Salad   Bowls... '.. 7....'. .60c to $2 00  Royal Crown Derby Cups and  .Saucers $3 00 each  Royal. Crown  Derby' PUtes   V. .7. $300 each .  Limoges Tea Setts (40 pieces) *"  J       .'._... $10 00 -  Limoges 'Assorted Pieces  *��������� from...'..-..-..... $1.25 to $7 50  China Jardinieres 75c tO 2 30  China Biscuit Jars  $1 25  China Cocoa Jugs.. .$1 00 to $3 00,  China Bread and Butter Plates"  "......".. $2 00 to $3 50 per dozen '  Japanese Fancy Vases    50c to $3 00  Japanese Trays. 50c to $2 00  Nickel Plated Trays. .-40c to $1 00  Hints to Purchasers Where to  Buy" Holiday Gifts ��������� Large  and Handsome Stocks kept by  Local Merchants.  Christ urn- truck* hni opened tip thic  sc.'ihcin wilh mon' than ii.siml In-iskness  and iluiing the few days which inter-  ���������tene between now and Ohiislnirts D.iv  l)ii*>int"<s nt the hi oies will lie humming.  Rovc-Molci* men hunts evidently antici-  pMted an emu moil** trade this holiday  season as llie slocks at llie different  stores aie unusually large and well  assorted. A*, lound of the stores will  convince the must sceptical that the  nierc:hants_of RuveMoke- are fully  awake to the demands that will he  made upon lliem by the Christmas  shopper. Residents of Revelstoke are  fori nniite inl he opportunities, pi esented  at. the city's stores lhis year whose  ���������stocks comprise the finest, quality and  range of goods ever opened iu the city.  That this, Inert is| also appieciated by  the lesuleti's of the siu rounding disti icts is appaient from the large num  .her of visitors who have been in the  city this week on shopping expeditions.  The follow inK is .*. btief review of what  may be found in the different business  houses in the. city, and will serve as a  guide to intending pin chasers :  .    E. J. BOURNE  is   milking  a  specialty   of  hoys and  men's  clothing,   bcots   and   shoes,   a  most   complete   ".tuck   of   serviceable  goods.  . C.-B. HUME & CO.  have special for the holiday trade, a  h.������nd**ouie line of china and glassware  including Limnges and ' Royal Ciown  Derby goods, China and Japanese  w.ire.-diiinei' sets, beiry sets.| and all  kinds of glasses, fancy lamps, etc. In  dry goods tbey carry i complete stock  of ladies and gents silk ties, gloves,  umbrellas., ladies' silk shirt'waists, and  skirts, v,silk;- drapes:- '"A full., line' of  ieath"er-goods"-"i"i- ladie9*'ancl gents travelling cages;"and'an 'extensive vaiiety  of useful and "fancy/ai-Ucles.yJIn addition to tbis^JUessrs. Hu'hh-.&'Co. have  their usual tempting assortment of  high'* grade groceries, "fruits, candies,  children's toy-*, arid 'everything that  goes ��������� to make Christmas the greatest  festive season in the year. " -  -  ,, ' \ BOURNE BROS. .  are showiDg a nice line of dried  fr.iits, Valencia, muscatel and sultana  raisins, figs,dates, candied peels, icings,  jellie**," almonds, walnuts, brazil-nuts,  ciystiillised fruits, Christinas plum  puddings and rakes. Christies fancy  biscuits, candies, bon bons,.etc. They  aie also cairying this season an extensive line of uliinaware, glassware, hurry  sets, decanteis and wine glasses. In  the hardware depart ment will be found  a full line of McClaiy's ranges, cooking  stoves and heaters, granite ar.d tin  ware.     _ *         ..   .    ".    - '.'  latest designs, a handsome line of the  standard poets bound in morocco.'and  the latest novels in burnt leather.  XV. BEWS  is making a specialty of confectinneiy  fur lhe holiday* trade and shows a line  lhat is hard to beat, including Webb's,  Stewart's, and McCormick's "Mar.-.,  eai bo" chocolates, done up in handsome  boxes. He also has a most complete  line of RevelBtoke souvenirs in English  Doric ware, medallions, shells, paper  weights, fancy toilet articles, ebony  go'ids, albums, photo frames, pre.*>en'  tatitin fountain pens, childien's picture  hooks, diaries for 1903, and Chrisj mas  cards and calendars in endless variety.  J. B. CRESSMAN  is carrying n most complete stock of  up to date English suitings for the  holiday trade", and has a splendid  variety of cloths suitable for fancy  vests, which are all the style this  v. inter.  R. S. WILSON,  the tailor, has all- the latest styles for  wintc-r, and is showing a specially fine  line of diess suitings.  P., BURNS & CO."  are making'a fine showing of  prime  beef, etc. and their usual varied assortment  of  game  and   I'oiiltry   for the  Chiisttnas trade.  .    .. J. I. WOODROW  has a large slock  of  turkeys, geese,  chickens, etc.,   with   which  to supply  the wants uf his ctistumeis.  |A. N. SMITH,  as   usual,'   makes    a     specialty    of  Christmas cakes, mince pies, etc., also  table fruit, confectioneiy, and afresh  line of groceries.  H. MANNING  is showing a delicious line of high  grade candies. JBatger's preserved  fni its, apples.-oranges, lemons, grapes,  nuts, smokers' supplies, Japanese cab  inets, silk ties and, handkerchiefs, and  children's toys.  R.*' HOWSON & CO.  have a hig stock of furniture and house  furnishings," and have imported lor the  holiday trade a special line"of Ruttan  goods, fancy-rockets, and a handsome  varietv of pictures. '- ,  REVELSTOKE FURNITURE CO.  have a complete aisortmentoi   furniture,   inducting'centre*) tables,   fancy  rockers,   easy   chairs,   couches, and a  large variety of pictures.    ��������� "  ,/s J. GUY'BARBER -,  has,- in addition' to one ot the hest  selected stocks of .jewelry in the pro-  vince. an" extensive variety of purses,  chatelaines; cigar-and.cigarette cases,  smokers sets, travelling sets, sterling  siivei'yvare, :'iit,-*V*l.'������ss.'etc.v*'Engi-.-t.ving  done/free of,.charge with" Christmas  purchases." "--> ��������� " , ."' ~ ~  . . "F.   M. ALLUM "'*   "  has a beautiful assortment of diamond  jewe'r/ in-pins and rii g , also a carefully-selected stock of gold and silver  novelties suitrble for Christmas gifts.  Gifts engraved free of charge.  HOWARD KING,  photographer, suggests some pretty  photo novelties for Christmas gifts in  the shape of broaches, watch charms,  ruff buttons and links, scarf pins, etc.  REVELSTOKE WINE & SPIRIT CO.  carry a complete and vai ied line ofthe  choicest* wines, liquors and cigars,  diiectly imported.  GOLDFIELDS  NEWS ITEMS  The School House���������The Tram  and Stamp Mill���������Daily Stage  to Beaton���������Other Interesting  News from the Gold Camp."  Roger F. Perry, manager of the  townsite of Goldfields, who was in the  city last week report? things flourishing in the gold camp. The school  house which Mr. Perry is erecting is  nearing completion, and the intpec-tor  of schools was expected un last week,  as prom'sed by the department of  education. There are some fifteen  children now resident in Goldfields and  enough of these are-of school age to  warrant a teacher being engaged.  The work on the aerial tramway and  stamp mill is being rushed ahead.. The  cables nre heing stretched this week  and very shortly the rich ore from the  Camborne group should be running to  the stamp mill.  At Goldfields there are now permanently located seven families besides  about 75 men on the pay roll.  Andy Craig will erect stables here as  soon as lumber can be procured. A  stage is now being.run into and out of  Goldfields every day.  The saw mill is busy.cutting timber  for the big stamp mill, bunkhouses, etc.  The Rink.  OUR GROCERY LIST  'Away bock���������Ten years or more ago���������we planted a Grocory Department in Our Store- Like many other things that are likely  tn grow big, it began to take root among the ideas of a big lot of  Customers, and its been the greatest poesihle pleasure to us to see  that Department expand and grow. We are selling more GROCERIES, better GROCERIES, higher class GROCERIES now than  ever before. People seem to think it is worth something to get  everything they buy, guaranteed to be worth every, cent we ask  for them..and if not, to be fully recompensed   Arrivals this week in Our Grocery Department suitable for  Christmas Trade. .Washed New Seed Raisins, New Can-ants,  - Fancy Crystalized Orange, Lemon and Citron Pee), Japanese  Oranges, California Oranges, Fancy Evaporated Apricots and  Peaches, Cranberries, Fresh Figs and Dates, * Spanish Grapes,  London Layer Raisins, Sweet Sliced Mango Chutney, Biscuits,  Fruit Cake, Iced'Almoud, Cake and Plum Pudding.  c.  Hume  n  and Company.  Goods delivered to all parts of City.     Telephone No. 8i  The rink'opened for the season on  Monday night, with a good crowd of  skaters, curlers and spactators present  and the ice ir first class condition. The  Independent band was, in attendance  and their music much appreciated by  those present.- Arrangements - are  being made for the attendance of the  band once or.twice a week throughout  the season. It. is the desire of the  management to make' the rink a  popular place of amusement and every  effort will be made to attain this'end.  In ot der to avoid _. the dissatisfaction  which has existed in previous seasons  owing to. the irregularity of the alec-  tric"-'light*> during* -coia^weatherrithe  rink company-.wired- last .week for six  gasoline, lamps of, 100 candle power  each, and two arc,lamps of 1000 candle  power each, so tliat the skaters and  curlers patronizing -the rink may be  assured of good light at all times.  *  '   -  Closing "Exercises.  The city schools close to-morrow for  the Christmas holidays.' The different  class rooms will be open for inspection  till II o'clock after which a programme  of dialogues, recitations, drills, etc.,  will he rendered by tho children.' The  parents, guardians and friends of the  scholars are cordially.in Jited to attend.  The holMavs las', for two weeks and  when scl.ujl reopens it will be in the  handsome new brick bu:lding wliich  has just been completed.  Miss Smith, of the. teaching staff, on  account of ill health, will take an  extended holiday visiting friends in  the east.  Golden Gleanings.  Cuiling commenced on Tuesday  evening, Dili inst, games being played  in thc usual opening competition  President v. Vice-president. The skips  this winter arc J. G. Ullock, C. A.  "Warren, H. G. Parson, M. Daiiiard,  T. King. J. .C. Tom, S. Walker. H.  Gale, the last four being new blood on  the tee.  The Golden Star has its big press  set up in the new building and the  management has m'omised the first  issue on the 10th inst.  The death of Charlie" Butler .which  occurred in the hospitallast week -was  much regret ted hy a large circle of  friends both here at the points where  deceased was known. Blood poison-  in*-; was the cause.  F. Haliday, of Field, is adding to his  present building an annex containing  40 rooms and has drawn a number of  our carpenters fiom town for the  winter.  Angus McGillivary, formerly with  George Starke at Wilmer, h.is secured  premises in Field and is applying for a  iicense which will Ifkely be granted.  C. E. Nylin, secretary of the Laborers Co-operative Mining Co. left last  week for Chicago after spending a  busy two months in Golden.  Mr. Peterson, who will be resident  director of the Laborers Co-operative  Co. arrived last week. He will erect a  fine residence on the North Golden  towniite.  R UTH.  It'll be Interesting.  The Kootenay Mail-says that the  Revelstoke. .Libelal Association will  hold monthfv meetings for the discussion of political matters. The Editor  of the Mail speaks, on, "Some Aims  and Objects of Colonel Prior and the  Means of Achieving Prosperity through  the Hon. Wells." We imagine the  ook of intelligence'aud the new li.<ht  in the feces of such stalwarts as J. M.  Kellie. Sandy McRae, J. A. Smith.  Billy L iwrence,' H. Cooke, Henry  Conrsier'and a few others, when the  Mail man oi..les"on aims, objects,  governmeut principles and MrrWells"  LATEST NEWS  BY TELEGRAPH  , ''  "' ' Blown to Pieces.  ". -  The Hamilton Powder-Works,-at  Departure Bay, north of Victoria, last  Saturday were blown up by the  explosion of.73 pounds of liquid nitro  glycerine. James Sloan who was in  the building at the liine,w;is blown to  pieces. The damages' to the works  will not exceed'51 OX)." This is the  second accident in 14 .years operations.  The other occurred six -years ago.  when a wagon loaded with nitroglycei-  ine exploded blowing the driver, horse  and vehicle into fiagments too small  for identification.  The News ofthe World in Brief  As Received Over the Wires  From Every Corner of the  Globe.  The Market House at Charlottetown  P.E.I., was burued to the ground  yeslerday.  The property owners* of Nelson  carried the bylaw on the electric light  loan for S130.000. "  '. New York. Dec. IS.���������A despatch  says that the condition "of Cornelius  Vanderbiltis serious.  The Algoma Central Car Shops at -  Sault Ste. Marie, have received orders  for 300 flat cars for the C.P.R.  The * All-Canadian    football    team  were  defeated   by   the   province     of  Leinster.   Ireland,     yesterday.     The ,  score .was 13 to 0.  R. G. MacPherson was ' nominated  by the Liberals of Vancouver to  succeed the late G. R. Maxwell, M.P.,  in the Douiiniou House.  Askabad. Turkestan, Dec. 18.���������The  town of Andigan.- Central Asia, population about ilO,000, was totally swallowed 'up by an earthquake today.  The number of fatalities is yet  unknown.  A late bulletin from Caracas says it  has been decided that the Venezuelan  difficulty, shall be arbitrated and the  discussion of terms of settlement is  now going on.  Tlie Italian Consul has left Caracas.  Indications at Caracas" are that  Venezuela-will yield to the demands of  the allies. .Leading citizens have addressed a note to President Castro  asking hint to give full powers to  United States Minister Bowen to effect  a settlement. * It is repotted that -  President"Castro is in hiding.  Quicker Transportation Wanted  The ringing of the fire alarm about  10-45 Monday night, created some  exci.tement. The cause proved to be a  burning chimney-at the Hotel R;vel*  stoke. Although the brigade from No.  2 flre hall was out inj-emarkably good  time it demonstrated very strongly the  city's need of a good hor������p to'pull the  hose sleigh. .There" ������vere.* s m my hands  as could get-hold of the'sleigh, to pull  or push, but with, the'-road somewhat  heavy they made very .slow/time, and  when the steps leading, to .the hotel  weie reached .every man. was so exhausted that had it.been necessary to  haul ��������� the hose v to', the top of the hill,  considerable time'wbuld have expired  before this could have been accom*  plished. As it was it took the firemen  about five minutes to gather sufficient  strength to walk' up the '.steps to  receive the good things which awaited  them -as a reward for-their heroic,  efforts. Let ns hope that the city  council will not be slow to furnish  better transportation for the fire  apparatus. ,  One op Tne " Push."  .TAYLOR BROS. & GEORGE -  are showing a complete assortment of  fancy and staple gioceries which  include all the delicacies necessary for  the festive board. In the dry goods  department they have a handsome  display of- ladies' dress goods, skirts'  blouses, tea gowns, dressing s.icqties.  ties', gloves, belts, banket-chiefs. Japanese silk goods, and a large Hinge ot  /lovelties. They also carry a complete  stock of gents' furnishings, boots and  shoes, and house furnishings compris*  ing an'extensive range of rugs,' carpets,  linoleums, etc. ,  MORRIS k STEED  nre abreast of the times with a large  assortment of choice, fresh groceries,  an extensive range of mechanical and  musical toys, fancy and useful articles,  etc. This firm always make a specialty  of their crockery and glassware and  this season the display is handsomer  and better thau ever including English  and Japanese ware in chocolate, cocoa  and tea sets, dinner sets, toilet sets,  berry _ sets and a'fine line of wineglasses, etc. '  REID & YOUNG  have imported an' extra fine line of  furs for the holiday trade, special  attention being given to the children's  department. They also have a large  and attractive display of Japanese silk  goods, cushion covers, novelties, silk  blouses, dressing sacques, tea gowns,  ties, handkerchiefs, gloves, etc., and a  full line of gents furnishings.  THE CANADA DRUG & BOOK CO.  toy department is, as usual, hard to  heat, and includes an endless variety  of mechanical and musical toys, dolls  (dressed and undressed) dolls' furniture,  etc. Also the choices* perfumes in  coronation boxes, ladies' and gents'  dressing cases, travelling nets, writing  desks, purses, ratd cases, chatelaines,  kodaks, cameras, ping pong sets,  music boxes. gramapho*nei\ smokers'  sets, souvenir cards Kevelstoke views,  cai-ds, calendars  and   booklets  in tbe  Consisting of Millinery, Mantles,  Furs,   Blouses,  Dress Goods, Ladies'  and Children's Underwear, Handkerchiefs, Lace Curtains,  Etc.  Better come in and take advantage of To-Morrow's Reductions, don't you  think ! * The Store will be so crowded a week hence, and To-Morrow's Offers in a -  very great many cases cannot be repeated. You "lose time and opportunity by  waiting. You save worry and discomfort by doing your Christmas shopping at  once To-Morrow. Stocks are complete, assortments unbroken, and the, rush and  turmoil of Holiday Time is moderated. As to values, you .won't find better than  those we offer To-Morrow.  Look Over This 'Xmas List Before Purchasing  Exceptional Fur Bargains.  Bargain Day Dress Goods.  Handkerchief Bargains.  Bargains in Boots for Ladies.  Millinery Bargains  Japanese Handkerchief Cases.  Bargains   in  Children's   Imitationa  Lamb Gauntlets.  15c Wrapperette for i2^c.  Bargains in Curtains  Ladies' Kid Gloves, lined, unlined.  Men's Mocha Buck, silk and plush  lined.  Bargains in Men's Furnishings.  Men's Boot Bargains.  Stylish Caperines, handsome and  attractive.  Special Prices prevail on Ladies'  Fine Electric Seal Jackets,  Collars, Collarettes, Scarfs.  Children's Furs���������natty goods.   "  Ladies' Ties and Belts, all new  ' and up-to-date goods.  Children's Jackets and Baby Robes  Silk Piano Drapes.  Table and Chair Drapes.  Cushion Frames and Covers.  Mackenzie Avenue.  Mall Orders Filled and  Promptly Attended to.  -**#-*-*"a*-r������ 1  Dealers in  FIRST-CLASS  Groceries  -     .  Flour, feed  : McClary-s  Famous Stoves  Tinware, Graniteware  Heavy aod  Shelf Hardware  Stores at  Revelstoke  Nakusp  New Denver.  -1  - i  -S\\  . ���������'  ���������v.;i  i< 1  ���������4  ��������� -'!  '���������^'-.irl  'fl"  i  ��������� y  Her Brother's Keeper.  By Alice Fleming.  ���������He could not r.ilse hia hand to kill,  God sent Iier hand, to hold lt:  "He could  not work his maddened will,  Because hf-r will controlled lt.  Bhe lamed Uie siser, charmed tlio snake.  And Kooihcd   t**.o sava-re human;  Then���������cried, ns if her heart would break,  A   tired   liu;.;   woman.  A small  habit  rod.  woman in a badly-cut khaki  slowly along a path whicli,  although it ������".���������..���������> the main thoroughfare  between two fairly largo villages, waa  almost, overgrown by tufts of tall  jungle-grass. Sha was no longer  voung, and llio bright coloring of  hair and s';in that was once hers had  been dulled by nearly twenty yonra spent  in India. Tlie pitiless climate���������kinder to  her, however, than to "many Englishwomen���������had taken toll of her beauty without wrecking her health; for, though tha  ->���������^face under tliefadwl hair was vory thin  *nd yellow, tiio slight figure swaying  -. easily in thc "���������addle was erect and strong.  Her Arab chose his own pace and she  LSii^ no. attempt to hasten his slow  ". 'atep.**. The d.-.k bungalow where she intended to spend the night was but a mill  away, and sinie her husband had been  ���������detained on hi.* inspection tour, no one  was waiting for hor there.  A note telling hor of tho unexpected  delay had reached her that morning, advising her.to postpone her jungle trip  until thc following day; but Mrs. Addi-  ������on had made her arrangements for departure, nnd a great weariness of her  own whitewashed hcraso had seized her.  Her home letters had been disquieting  lately: the boy aft Woolwich had developed an unexpected delicacy of tho  lungs, and her youngest son, with a boy's  .-" indifference to the value: of time, was  ".. playing at athletics instead of working  for Sandhurst. There was nothing in  -. the small dull station, nothing in the  monotonous evenings passed so slowly in  the dreary precincts of tha "Amusement  Club," to" amuse or distract an anxious  mind, nnd ten days in camp, even with  a. husband who "was habitually overworked ami frequently worried; appeared  to her as a change that might bring rest  and healing.  A familiar figure, running as swiftly  as clumsy .shoes would allow, emerged ut  a turn of the rond; Guj Raj'Singh, one  of Mr. Addison's chaprassies and messengers, whose name being translated  meant "Elephant King Lion."  "Stop, mem saliib," he panted, "there  Is a mad sr.hib in the bungalow who is  Bhooting  with  a  gun,  and  your  honor  must wait till he is caught."  "A niad sah&t    Where has he; conic  "  from?"  "Tlie  burjg<Urj*fr    khansamah    has no  news,  lluzoor.    Tho  sahib  arrived  yes-  t -terday,   very   angry,   without   servants  -    and   "with   but    three   ooolies    bringing  boxes.    They  lold  tlie khniisainah  that  they had found the sabib in the jungle  alone,   and   he  had   beaten   them   with  sticks   and   obliged   them   to. carry   his  asbab.   They sisv no tents.    Last night  '*   the sahib was full of anger for no rea-  '   son,  and   to-day  ho U mad  and  has  a  be  some  poor  fellow  with  said Mary Addison  to  her-  gun."  "It  sunstroke,"  6elf.  "Tie   will   soon   be   caught,  however,"  * said Gnj l'aj cheerfully, "many men  from the -.illago are there wilh heavy  sticks.    Ii lhe honored one will wait a  - little "  "I am going on; follow mc,": said Mts.  -Addison.  Three  minutes' quick  canter  brought  ���������"'   her  in   sight  of   the  bungalow,  a   one-  storied  building  of  three  room-.,  open-  "-  ing upon a nairow verandah.    A swoll-  - ing, seething crowd of men armed witli  ---- -metal-bound  staves swayed and shifted  * -near, aud a little rabble of women and  ���������"hirdren  watched from  a  safe  distance.  - As she drew rein, a reed blind that hung  "fcefore  the  center  door  moved  slightly,*  -'.there  was  a   puff  of  smoke,   thc sharp  -pmg of a.  ring,  and  a   bullet found  sv  '"*.*S-*iJi*riless billet in a green  iurban,  two  inches above .the wearer's head.  ���������'Strike," yelled Uie crowd. "Seize and  '* strike!" and it seemed lo the white woman that race hatred mingled with tlio  -Jear and anger in their voices. No one  had dared to approach the man bohind  rt*he blind as yet; but -when they did,  'the six-foot brass-bound kit-ties were terrible weapons, that could deal the death  -oi a. dog.  - -."J".f)ne. -of "iirs. Addison's own servants  -Sn't'o her.  "The sahib is mad," 'he shouted; "go  -back!"  ���������"Chc-op," she answered, and the cm-  - p"tratic^T>*o*-d���������iC-euic-d-to-c-nforce- the���������silence it commanded. "Send these people  away at once. Tell them to go quietly  to their housrs.   The sahib is my broth-  She  dismounted  and   walked   to   the  -reed  blind  as  resolutely  as  though  no  Tiosoibilitr  oi  death in  a hideous form  oxked  behind  it.    The man  was  abso-  the raco feel-  cautions against being overheard, and  ���������whispered, ^C have been in lie**, for eges  and ages. This Is hell���������didn't you  know?"  Sho took his hot dirty hand and laid  hor lingers on the wrist. "I am afraid  you have fever," she said; "sit down  'hero with your back to tho light and tell  me ihow you feel���������you look as if yoti had  been sleeping badly."  His rido was still leaning against the  wall.   Why was Guj Raj so slow?  "I can't remember whuu I slept last,"  he said, eimply.  The rille was gone now,and she spoke  moro   cheerfully.    "You   must   let   my  husband  prescribe  for  you   to-morrow;  he is not a doctor, but he is nearly as'  good as ono."  "Is he of good family? I am of very  'ancient birth and high lineage; we cau  trace descent in a diroct unbroken lino  from Guy, Karl of Warwick. You havo  heard, of course, of tho Dun Oovr, aud  .the Dun-now Flitch?"  Mrs. Addison assented enthusiastically, and he went on:  "I could draw you up a genealogical  tree in a moniout, if I hod pen and paper, that would mako tho whole intaittor  clear to you."  "Fleaso do. I shall be deeply arter-  ested."  The contents of a. portnianteau sce-ncd  to have been emptied out on the table;  he dug like a terrier among the confusion till ho found a writing-cose.  "This will bo a truly beautiful family tree," he said.  "I am so glad," said Mrs. Addison,  locking his. gun-case and pocketing I'he  key. She hummed a waltz tune to cover  the sound of hor movernonts as sho rummaged for his razors in an open bag.  There were seven, of them in a neat  case. What other weapons was ho likely to possess, she wondered, glancing at  the absorbed figure. Thoro was bound  to be a revolver somewhere; she cautiously moved a rug and pillow that  were flung slantwise on the baro bedstead, and found what she sought.  "What are you doing?" ho asked suddenly and roughly.  "Only tidying the room a little," she  answered, tossing an end of tho blankot  over the revolver. "You don't liko il  as untidy as this, I'm sure."  "No, 1 hato it; but theso devils aro  not to come in and pry aboul, mind  that." -"  "Of course they sha'n't. I'll do it myself."  "Let me help you," he suid, an instinct of politeness coining pathetically  to the surface of his seething mind.  ,"01i, no; you must go on with the  tree. 1 shii'n't uiidersUind ubout your  family else."  He bent obediently over the table,  and, hiding the revolver with the razors  under the fold of hor skirt, sheweut out  quickly to lock up the dangers in her  own box. Coming back, she slolo away  a heavy stick, and now there only remained the large hunting-knife that lay  on the table near his hand.  "How is the tree getting on?" she  asked, looking over his shoulder at a  piece of paper that displayed pitiful  scrawling.-* in red and blue pencil, like  the scribblings of a little ohild.  "IL won't come right; my head hurts  so all over the top."'  9Iio passed a cool hand over his burning brow and eyes, and al the same moment caught up the hunting-kiiifo and  hid it behind her.  "Yes, your forehead is dreadfully hot.  , Aren't you thirsty?"  "Xo; only in thc top of my head."  "I'll   tell   bheui   to get  us  some  tea,"  she said.  This was her excuse for hiding the  knife, and when she returned her feeling  of relief was so great that sho was almost light-hearted. She had learnt from  tlie gun-case that his mime was Sydney  Warwick, and that he belonged to an  English regiment, but the problem of  his presence there, and Uio mystery of  his madness, were still unsolved by her.  Had the insanity been caused by sunstroke, or excesses, or anxiety, or was it  a sheer hereditary -curse?, She had no  means of judging.  After tea he talked a grea*t deal, always in a high, hard voice, and it was  difficult foT her to tell in his fluent  rambling sentences whero sanity ceased  and madness began. He was very boastful and argumentative, and a little disposed to be quarrelsome if she did not  instantly' agree with 'his wildest dfcate-  ments. It, seemed to .her that he talked  us a fever patient thinks, with no power  to fix the mind upon one subject, and  \yith no possible connection of ideas between the topics. Two or three times  he-told -!ier-stories-of_tli'i_J-ind_thii.t^.no !  gentleman should tell to a lady; scum  that iloated on the whit-ling torrent of  liis poor mind, and she, understanding,  Emiled patiently.  It was useless to question him. She  made one very ordinary enquiry as to his  recent movements, and he glared angrily  at her, growling, " I warn you not to go  too farf"   A moment later he unearthed  Aike it, and it will make you sleep well  ill night."  "l'm not going to 3wallo\v any of your  poison 1'! he shouted.  "Sydney, you forget yourself; that is  not tho way to speak tome."  "I didn't mean to," ho stammered;  "but you can sec for yourself the danger I am in. I dare not go to sleep;  these black brutes will come aud kill mo  if I do."  "When did you first begin to think  that  of  them?"  "I don't know. Of course they aro  bound to kill mo in the end���������there aro  so many of them; but I wont let my  life go tflicap.    Where's my rifle?"  "I took it away to clean it���������you shall  have it afler dinner, if you like. T-loasc  sit down, Sydney; it makes mo nervous  to 6co you .pacing up and down tfuo  room,"  "I'm a restless sort of chap, I know,"  he suid, meekly; "the mum is always  telling mo so."  "Try and keep still for ton minutes,  then,"/said .Mrs. Addison, laughing, as  sho won t into tho verandah to givo orders for tho despatch of tho note. Tho  servants , wero busy preparing dinner,  and the crowd had dispersed long ago, in  a calm beliof that lhc mom sahib would  prevent the mad sahvb from doing any  norm.  Guj Raj shuffled up to her, a light of  unwonted intolligonco on his honest stupid face, and a piece of rope in his hand.  "Sine* the saSiib haa neither guns nor  knives now," ho said oagorly, "four men  by entering quickly oould tie ��������� up his  hands and foot without hurt."  "Go away, and try not to be a fool,"  said Mrs. Addison. "Tlie saihi'b will oat  dinner with me," she wont on, turning  to 'her table servant, "aud 'the medicino  in. this paper, which looks liko salt, must  be put into the soup that you givo to  me���������lo me, you understand. If you ipr-  get to do tfhis tlie sahib will certainly  kill me, and then will probably kill some  of you; *o be careful not to forget.  Bring dinner quickly."  ��������� The tabic was laid in the third room  of the bungalow, and made pretty witli  roses brought from Mrs. Addison's own  garden in f'ultonpore���������a detail arranged  by t.i������ kiiitmatghar as a matter of  course. .-  "Now remember, Sydney," said. Mrs.  Addison, as she led him in,"you mustn't  frighten my servants, t'hey are very good  men."  Ho looked suspiciously at his soup  without tasting it.  "This isn't tho same as yours," he  said.  "Oh, yes, it is," said Mary Addison,  making sure with thc bowl of a spoon  thaH the sulphonal was completely melted; "but we'll change plates if you like;  I do riot wind art all."  The transfer was made to his evident  relief, and he drank tlie soup. During  Uie'whole dinner, the six courses insisted  on by the kliansamah us essential to tho  dignity of thc ruling race, thia exchange  of plates was solemnly gone through.  "The poison Uhoy have prepared for me  i3  not   likely   to   injure   you,"   he   said  each time, in a kind of pitiful apology.  After  dinner he  grew  at  flrst  noisy  and then deeply depressed���������tlie effect of  lhe sulphonal, she supposed, for the dose  she hud given him had been a strong one.  "1 wish 1 durcd go to sleep," he said.  "Why not? I'll wulc-li and seo that no  one coines near you.    I'm a very good  nurse, and think nothing of sitting up  all night," sho answered", iu a very matter-of-fact voice.  She persuaded Wm at last, after much  argument, to lie down; and, wrapping  liereolf in a fur cloak, sat near him till  his babbling voice ceased .and his regular breathing told of sleep. The night  ���������wu6 cold, with the coldness of Northern  Indian winter; but she",.had-bean: afraid  to bave a flre lighted, lest tihe sight of it  should suggest to Wa madness a new  and'horrible form of destruction.: A lantern burning in a corner dimly lighted  his flushed face,, whioh 'had a touching air  of youth and helplessness. At flrst he  6lept uneasily, *>nd she unlaced and took  off his heavy boots, tnd loosened his  coot at the throat, with gentle motherly fingers. He looked up, indistinctly  murmuring a sentence that ended in a  coarse word; but she whiapered "Hush!  Sydney, don't talk;" and he nestled  down "on his pillow like a tired child,  saying, "I'm so slcsp**/'  Mrs. Addison did not care to read, and  the young face on thc pillow, seeming in  that dim light far younger than it really  warf, carried her -thoughts back to rhe  days when her sons had been children  within the reach of hor love: before the  inevitable separation of Indian life had  done its cruel work. Her babies���������her  iittte_rJb1r-F=weTe--1-cTtrir^nci-r:7'  to be coaxed and comfortod. Slowly,  vei*j* slowly, his dark mood changed, ho  forgot the horror of his dream, was interested in tho hot milk given him to  drink, and mado drowsy by her steady  flow of talk in a gentle monotonous  voice.  "I like to hear your voice, it keeps  dreadful things at bay," he said, and as  she sat hear 'him dipping 'handkerchiefs  in water to cool his hot forehead, alio  found herself singing the hymn that had  been her children's lullaby, and repeating  ngain nnd again what littlo Dick called  "tlie comfy verse:"  When in the night I sleepless lio,  My soul with 'heavenly thoughts supply:  Lot no ill dreams disturb my rest-  No powers of darkness, mo molest.  How long the dawn wns in coming;  caoli time that -the looked towards tin*  door she saw t'h* samo hopeless darkness. She could have prayed at last for  it gleam of the sunrise that should usher  in a better day. Surely he was sleeping  moro peacefully, and his forehead seemed  cooler. Waa the victory not to be with  tho powers of durknetu aftor all?  Very slowly m gray light glimmered  behind the reed blind, and the crows  began to wnke. Warwick was still sleeping, ami ns the light grew stronger -Ai*  arranged a shawl on a chair' to shield  ���������his eyes.  Presently tliere was a sound of arrival outside, and un Kngli.-vh voice asking  for Uie mem sahib, and she huTricd out  to meot the dootor.  "Are you all right, Mrs. Addison?  How have yuu managed?" he asked  quickly. "You must liave had an awful  night. I only got your letter at dawn,  und came at once. Winat have yo*u done  with him/where is he? That was the  letter of an absoluto madman."  "He ia asleep still," said Mary Addison quietly, "he has slept a great p.iTt  of the niglit," and she briefly describeil  what had happened. Her face looked  very gray and small in the dawn light.  "Have some chola hazori and then lie  down and get a sleep," said the kind  ���������littlo man, whose full title was Surgeon-  Lieutenant-Colonel, but who refused to  answer to anything longer or more  stately than "Doctor.".';.' ''You've done  wonders, and I'll look after liim now.  I've got a couple of Tommies coming in  case he needs a guard, as he hates natives, but I hope they won't be wanted."  "Let mo come and tell him who you  are��������� you might startle him."  "Drink your tea and lie down, while I  look after my patient," and then she realized for the first time how tired she  was.  Three hours later she was arranging  the roses on tlie breakfast table, a littlo  weary eyed, but fics.h and alert again,  and listening eagerly for voices Irom the  next room.  "Ah, rested? That's right," said Dr.  Bailey, entering briskly. "Warwick will  be here in a minute, and after breakfast  he is coming back with mc."  Mary Addison's eyes asked a question  that her tongue hesitated to phrase.  "Yes, 1 think one may hope he will ba  himself again uoforc long; but he may  call.it either good luck, or God's mercy,  according lo his turn of mind, that you  cnir.c when ynu did. lie's an excitable  fellow, and he's got into money troubles,  I gather���������and L don't mind telling you,  his reason was simply hanging in t'ho balance yesterday, lie was insane to all  intents and purposes, and if it had come  fo a struggle, if one of these natives had  tried to overpower him, ho would have  gone  mad:  Vuging, raving mad."  "Oh, poor boy; will he really recover?"  "I  hope  so,  in  time  and  with  care;  tliart sleep he got last night was the best  thing  possible."    He  laughed   suddenly.  "It's funny to look at the size of your  hands, Mrs. Addison, and think that you  have prevented a man from committing  two or tthree murders!"  "He was quite gentle with me."  "Yes, I know that sort of gentleness,  and the watching and managing it needs;  and    you're a plucky    woman, a very  plucky woman."  "Xo I'm not, not a bit," laid Mary  Addison j "but it might have been one of  my "own boys ill and in trouble, with no  one to look after him.   Fancy if Roger,  or Ted, or mj* little Dick "  Her voice broke "and fa'ne hid her face.  "There's nothing to cry for now," said  the doctor.  "That's why I let myself do it,"' said  Mary Addison, through her tears.���������  "Longman's Magazine."  "���������TO'HEAR WELL  Ono Most Konp tho Out-lilu Unr CIoi.ii nntl  Lot llio IdhUIo Alone. '  Do you'want to be able to hea*.'  well, oven if you live to bo ninety or  n. hundred? Then keep the .outside'ear  clean and let tho inside alono. Nature  has furnished a cleaning npparatua  for tlio ear passages. Don't tamper  with them. Tho entrance to the nuf.l-  tory canal Is guarded by fine, halrj  lhat lccep out dirt and insects. In tho  lining mdlnbrano of the canal is an.  oily, yellow wax that is bitter to tho  taste. On account of this bittor wax  no insect will of its own accord enter  the canal. It is only by accident that  an insect ever gets In tho ear. The*  quickest fray to get rid of it is to  drop.in a little sweet oil: This will  cither drown it or frighten 'It out.  The *wax in the ear le absolutely,  necessary to keep it in a healthy condition. Never try to get it out. Always remember that nature will nob  let the inner ear become dirty. Never  Insert the end of a wet towel or cloth.'  into the oar to try to wash out tho  hwax. Washing the auditory canal  with soap and water is also Injurious,  ns In thia way the wax le moistened,  and more easily collects dust and dirt.  TO KEEP HEALTHY-  *?3r������������om������tl������ JCxarolM ��������������� Ncecuttry tu System.  ���������*'*"- , ������.      ������Me J-.H.tl.i*'.  0 you want to be healthy aftor  old age has crept upon you?  Then you -should take daily  systematic exercise. It Is as  necessary as systematic eating.  Walking; ie'the best* oxerciso,  provided it le done ina proper manner.. The body must bo held erect, tho  chin drawn in, tho hips; back. Thl������  Will fcri-tg the shoulders whero tho***  ���������ought t������ toe. : Never try to hold thoi  Ehoulders back. This throws the hips  forward ami produces an Incorrect at*  tltude.  Lift tke thest forward and push thai  liipe kaek. Draw the chin In andi  ntretck up to the fullest height, whilo  reaching the arms down as far as possible. Let them incline a little back-  It ward while getting them In proper  position. The attitude must not b*  stiff, hut flexible, allowing tho trunk  to yield am������ sway a little as the llmba  are alternately put forward.  Take care B������t to strike thu heels'  too forcibly. The shoulders will lools  out for thenielret If the chest Is forward aa-l tha hips back. Do not walk  Etiflly, mt with a awayl-ag, tottering p**  minciag gait.      Let  the    arms hang  1?HOMELESS_PUSSY C-AT.^  OarXtre I. One of Sorrow aud A**u-e.-Stor*-  It is dangerous���������and  if  persisted  in   j n.^fy ������, "ke'slde. "w'hu walking for  surely  produces  deafneso���������to  scratch   ' -*   -  the ear canal with pins, toothpicks oi  hairpins.  Never put cold water or any othet  Void liquid in the ear. When goln's in  swimming insert cotton, or, what la  Btlll better, a little wool, In tho car.  When out In*'a. cold wind or snowstorm It is best to protect/ the ears.  Avoid blowing tho nose violently in  case: of cold. This sometimes causes'  the Inflammation to spread into tho  Eustachian tube and' causes deafness.  ���������Children's' ears should never be  tioxed. Ablow on the ear often drives  the air with such force against tho.  drumhead that it is ruptured by the.  shock.        .;.,  Measles and scarlet fever occasionally leave the auditory cariSi1" in a di*i-  eascd: condition.; Tho wax .then ac-*  cumulates in dry lumps'. It can bo  in-moved by diopping a little warm,  sweet oil into the ear and allowing tt  to remain until the wax becomes softened. Then wash out the ear with a  fountain syringe, -using about a pint,  <*������������������ warm water.  lately1 unknown to her,'bu       ing was strong in her heart.    An Eng-   a  packet  of  letters  from  the.confused  i  alien  land   needed  help, | mound on   the  table  and  i-asrated tlu.t  lishman in an alien land needed help  mid she, s-5 an Englishwoman, must savs  "him from "-ciinsoli if necessary. She noticed.how ths smell of gunpowder hung  in the air. .. _ .  -The -m-in behind the blind "was quit*  -voung, aad very tall and strongly built;  Lis face wjs stran-fely red, almost congested, and his fair hair was,very dull  ���������uid untidy. A3 ahe entered'he instinctively rs'*->"������<l hi-- kacd to his b^re teai  ���������u Uio-.-.j',i to ink* off ti hai, and tie little ge-,!i:e r**rievad ii-r of the wo-nt of  ter f������u*3. -> '  ���������"Sew ilo you -Vol* she fn-id plaatnAtiy,  and he .-ti'sf led bU rrtSe to take har prof-  Litrei  h.-.*:d.    "I'm  Mrs.  Addi������on.    Per-  ; "-e-t-ps yd'., have nt** my husband out ia  "the district; ho h������������ been prercntod frost  tneetiBg in.* here, bat ..he'.trill come to-  morrow. 1 hope."  Til ta..e c.ire ot you," he cried tn  a  . -jaaoulrarly  high, bard voice.    "I'll shoot  Bome   oi , those   devils   outside.       You  aretch."  She stepped hjtwa-ui hrm and th* dear,  -la*oghi-**-    lightlj-.      *"Oh,    you   musta't  ������������������-������V> thai,",she salt    TWhy, soma of my  'WiTiuits are the**, and if you  frighten  "Tj*hi in away we shaD get no dinaar.   Ma*r  ~*E look at'your rffiaf   It seems a great  ���������fae-uit-r-.   I wonder If It is as heavy aa n-y  insbaDd's.   I can (boot rather well with  feb."    She took  1* from his unresisting  *aand, and,  stepping outside,  Srsd int*  *t*bs air.   "There, Fre missed that erow,  aad Fve hurt my t-boulder   dreadfully,*"  -:**8*-e oried, laughing, aa she leant the erap*  ~*4*f rifle against the Te ran dah wall with s  ���������aadik gesture to Guj Raj, and went back  Into the room.   It needed a good deal of  courage to go in tho second time, though  ���������Bothing in her manner betrayed the cf-  fcrt-  "Tra quite tired," she said, "and long-  bag Sot tea, bhougn I haven't had a long  -ode���������only from Pultonpore. "" _ '''  ���������f-w oome heret'*  John D. Rockefeller.  When did  she should read them. Mohfc oi them  were from his mother���������lovin-" lettcrra full  of the details of. a narrow hie in. a faraway cathedral city, and telling hor little, stive that the rfid-fac<-d wild-loolcirvg  man with the suffused eyes, wlw sU  rooking his body readrtrtly ta and fro,  was a. dearly loved and only 3on, tha  child of many prayors.  "Sydnpy,** -mid 'Mni. AdclTi*o������j, quiafcly,  purp(j*������ly ursiag hU ChrisjtKui iuuuo, "T  urink your raortfeor woukl wit-h you to  ���������ee a doctor, if she ware hnro.*'  The re-itlesfl-'rockiiig c<w-*������>d for. a mo-  ment, tu-d tho flarco red faco grow'gem-  tler.  . The poor old mum -fro-rries awfufly if  "tere'i the le*Mit' th ing vrronig wi th ma"  he mid.  *T knorw she doeii; so for hntr s������.ko yoii  ou������rht to trrit-i to Dr. Tiiiley���������he's the  doctor at" Pultonpore, only twelve "miles  trom hern���������������.nd aak him to Tills out and  ������ee you to-naorrow morning. 'Pm sure he  would if y������u tcrld hini that going oat in  the sun would.be too miujh for you."  "Very wall; I dariway Cho mum would  Eke It." And, taking a red. pcocjl, ho  heiran hia nc*te on a ahtHrt o������f foolscap.  Had I better draw our co������fc-������i-t������-n**-  at th* top J" he asked.  "Xx>;  I ab������ul(ln't wait fe* that.   It's  ffettiB** lata, and we ou*rh-t to send tho  etter wirtiicmt delay," s������id Ifary Addi-  ������on, wh������ wa-i writing a. n������te toaax-m-  pany the for>lsca.p shr.ot.  "Is this all riglirtr' ho a.tked prRScntly.  It was sadly right, in that it faitihfiiliy  ���������Ttrowed the' tunnoil in hia poor brain;  ind Mrs. Addison know that the d.xifcor  rtio wan. to receive it would set all pos-  lible difficulties aside to co-me to hi*"  lelp���������-his help and her-*. Meanwhile sho  iros sure the madman's great need wus  ���������Icep.  "I know what will he. t/lic best thing  tor you to do," she snid:  "after dinner  ���������ome ucici .���������  j~.-  --      -,  bant oyer her, after elaborate pre-  ������t me trive you some sulphonal.   I ofton  divided from her by more than mere  thousands of mil"-? of land and sea. Her  face, her way*, hrr very love for th-r-n  had grown unfamiliar to them, and they  had received her with more criticism  than tenderness when she had last "gone  home." And yet hor heart yearned over  all three���������Roger, the Woolwich endr-t;  Ted, at Hailcybury; and little Dick, her  baby of a few years ago, who now loved  his aunt so dearly and cared for hii  mother ao little. Would they cverncem  like her own again, or had her love and  pain been wasted, thwarted and set at  naught by the dividing power of dJHtanec  and  time 7  The sleeping hoy���������aha no longer  thought of him aa a man���������moaned and  started, and she smoothed his hair, murmuring, "Hiinh, dear; hush. It'.i all right,  I'm hero. Go to sleep ap-xin," in a volco  tbttt had power to *>c*ootha Tnhn, becaima  it waa a iryothnr'j, Presently hU breathing *tTas echoed by a ::'slow anore from  tie T������r**L-"d-*Ai, aod ahe looked out. It  was Ouj Raj, tha unappr-*t*iu������to<', who h*d  brought hin blanket, urunka<i, rutd Uy  stretched acreaa the doorway. .Mary Ad-  dioon had not thought ef tadcia** tha  precaurtion of keeping a sarva-at withia  call, and the unoxpect*** fioiigrrtrhrlne***  touched herr.  A fruddnn exart-Aion of apdrit camo to  her through tha night srtillne-B, bracing  her tired body for fresh exertions. There  was no wrecked or wanted faelin**; the  might of her love, vrhiehi could *n-������MO������ no  rrranife������tivt.ioa ta her own soma, waa being utilized to help another woman's  son, the unfortunate boy aba had found  diritracted and alone. She tnd bee* able  to prevent him from committing sheer  mad murderr, and it might ye* h������ within  her power to save the overthrow of a  tottering reaaon. Her plahi, weftry face  seemed transfigured by an illnmintating  purpose as she performed tho homely action of lij/hting a spirit lamp and heating  some milk, for sbe knew that lie might  wake soon.  He woke presently, with a ory, his  eyes full of wild terror, and he struck at  her when she tried to reassure him. For  WC-4.S after Met breast ahowed the Hack  mark of his l-Iaw, and *t tha moment  i cute physical pain turned her faint and  sick; then the w-mkness passed and he  Was a child again, a big uahaapy efhild,  prominent member of  Wall street,  Standard   Oil   Company,   and    the  A  the  Baptist Church.  This gentleman's life, from his  boyhood, has been one long strugglo  against abject riches.  At the time of hisPbirth, the earth was  owned by an aggregation of individuals  scattered over various portions thereof.  Since then all has be������n changed. But  Mr. Rockefeller, with characteristic generosity, has consented lo share it with  Pierpont Iforgan, Andrew Carnegie,  Charles Schwab, P.usseli Sage, and a few  other partie- of thc first part who havo  the.game diw-ase.that.he has.  Mr. Rockefeller has always been noted  for his Biblical leanings. He started out  in lrfc with the following motto, adapted  for hia ewiuue:  "J-et your light ������o shins before men,  at twenty cants a gallon, that they may  see your good works and glorify tha continually increasing dividenfis."  In other words, he doos not believe in  hiding tuna's light under a bushel, but  think* it ahonld be "put oh a barrol.  B������fin*ajB** in life ������*> a poor boy, owning  at that tbme only the city of Cleveland,  ha atartad ta Chicago, aid, having scan  thM Tfttmyrr Trigg* wan furnished with  a s*U*l bras* phonograph, ha left that  city whara it was, for which it ha3 ever  nine* bean duly grataful, and came on  ta New Tork,. wh������*rt h* ereat������*d the\pow  f*rmoua faTt af "Foxy Grandpa."  Sirica than ha haa been Irving a ������-uiet,  frugal Ufa, au-rounded -mly by hia  frieada arra family aad bair-reatorer  uvea, arU hy exereL-rrrtg tha utnaos* c������Lre,  ba* beaa ahl������ ta aare ua e-aort-jb t-> liva  i-meatnii-rrtably. Ha haa not only xiada  hay whDa ths nun ah raw, but wiila tha  oil laatiaa held ont ta bar a.  Hia Mk-rorite occupation* are: Cntting  coupon* by electricity, not doing any  harm hy jiving* away maaey, and holding  hifi owa.  Principal work.i: "A Tank Drama,*1  "Oil on the Troubled Waters," and "How  I Set the World on Fire."���������From' "fJfe'-i  Diction*ry of International Biography."  C.   AVImt.CBn !!��������� Done With' an .I"*-**.  Kcyt a few usee are found for tho-  egg besides serving it for food. Every'  housekeeper should know its many  .valuable merits and thereby be able to  save .herself much annoyance ,anil  trouble, ��������� .   -.  For example, the white of a raw egs  makes a most satisfactory paste, and-  for some things is better than any  prepared mucilage or paste one cam-  buy. Dip into the white of an ejrg  the papers intended for covers to  tumblers' of jelly or jam, and they,  will be air tight.  In making mustard plasters mix in  the white of an egg, and there will bo  no danger of burning thc flesh. Tho  white skin that lines the shell of an!  egg is a cooling application for a boil. '  It is claimed that a raw egg swallowed at once when a flsh bone is caught  !n the throat will dislodge the bono.'  A better remedy, however, Is to 111?  the mouth with; bread crust and-"wallow without chewing any more than  necessary. Hoarseness is often relieved by taking the white of an egg  that is* well beaten with loaf sueari  and the juice of one lemon.  . Besides serving to make coffee e'ear,  a,n egg beaten .up with the ground**,  before they are put" into the:water will  act as a good tonic. To prevent in->  flammatlon la a severe burn or scald,  apply the white.of an egg. This can,  lie done quickly and will relieve tho  stinging immediately.  Some people have difficulty in tak������  Ing a raw egg when prescribed by a.  doctor. Break the egg Into'a cup. Be  careful not to break the yolk. Grate  upon it a Utile nutmeg add a few;  drops of lemon juice, some chopped,  parsley, a little salt and a dash of  pepper. This w'ill make ��������� the egg eo'.  palatable that it will not seem at alll  "likeTnedicineT    " '". ���������   -^"-^  -txercise stretch out,. atepping a llttla  "tirther and walking faster than usual.  In walking for exarclsa put tha  mind as well as tha muscles in It. Puti  energy and snap in every step.'  Breathe iteply, slightly prolonging  the respiratory -"novaaiant. Hill-  cli**ablrjg, if -not,���������verdune, Is capi'al  exercise. If there are no bills handy,  stair-climbing will answer.  When young or even in mlddlo ago  easy running is fine exorcise.   "Violent  I running mutt ho  avoided, "also long  ! run.--.   'The best plan is to run    ton  j' rods, then walk the same distance, not  jj trying to run fast.   To make runnlns  easy tha weight must be lifted as little as poc-riblc  from  the    ground  at  each ttep, ae that tha runner < sklnis  the surface.     _    -  ������, -      _       '' "  Rowing, swimming,.. blcyclo riding  and ekating are all exercises that,  when employed in ���������moderation, keep  'brain and iauccle healthy. Swimming has several advantages over all  other formts of exorcise. The contact  of the cold water on the skin acts  ns a .powerful tonic, which increases  ithe Inclination for exercise and thp'  capacity for muscular work. ���������  An hour or a half hour* each day  ���������will do much tokcep muscle andbrain  fn good condition. In addition to  this, the sedentary man ought to tako  "half a day of each week for bard  work of some kind.���������Dr. J. H. Kel-  S������gg.  "-    Bom* H!������a Tillage Iul'atakwor**.^  This is sewed onto a cloth foundation, and is made of two shades'oily.  Jewel' Patchwork. .'  This is sure to prove a gonoral fa-*  voi'lta.  and  every lady who has noV  one can havo one. if she cboarees.  of Kuty.  ���������HE life of    tho homeless  and  abused cat is one of the saddest  illustrations of cruelty : with  which we moot, says a Humana  Society leaflet.    Often Puss has   been   driven out   from a   onco  comfortable lli-esido; frequently in lion  fright sho has escaped from her best,  friends on moving day. Sometimes she  has not even been invited to followl  the family, and wanders about tho old)  baiints wondering why she Is left;  Blone. She soon becomes gaunt and  rough in appearance, and then begins  her tramp life, chased by- boys and  dogs, and always on the lookout for*,  en enemy. After a while she comes*  to the'-istato whoro she will not evorr  accept proffered friendship and runs  In affright from* one who would food:  and comfort her. Then she Is called)  ungrateful anil treaCuerou*.'.  But let no* asiurc you that to a cat  lovor, i. e., the one who Is observing;  enough to have obtained an Insight  Into cat character'there is no moro  interesting, intelligent or affectionate*  animal in tha .whole range of the animal kingdom. The cat is not to blame  If you have failed to comprehend hen  good points, ana'she is not to blama  for being in tha world.    :'  Last summer a wicked person In)  Chicago-threw eut into an aley three,  young kittens which by some means  bad been ' deprived of   their mother.  ���������A'.l  ,������*.*"-*���������������-  flliieyi.were^found, by none young;  > membef-'pf the International Kindness  to Animals'Soclety.'and brought to its  office." '��������� 'After being fed " they were  placed on the grass in the warm, buh.-������  ny, green yard.  The babes,* however, wanted    their  mother - and    they ��������� cried i lustily  for;  maternal care.    Now, in the    second  story of a. building' over in the    ad-*  joining yard lived "a black   cat with!  one kitten. ' (She had been"  deprived"  "of the balance of her'famlly of fivo.)1,  When ".Katy," as we called her, heardt  ��������� thc lament of the orphans, whose eyes  were only just opening, she descended thc stairway,  climbed"   over    tha  .fence and* coming up to the ��������� kittens,  "mewed ' and rubbed" her ' nose' ovei*  them,- then took them' one at' a timo  over the fence and up the; stairway "toiler nest.;.! The "mistress was a kind}  woman .a'nd  allowcd.'the  increase iw  the family. - V    .    . i '  ' Katy's'philanthropy",'"however, ' ro-  "inltcd i-adly. to'her own offspring,'fir-  -the newcomers ".secured 'more than.  their share otinourlshment and Katy's '  smaller child finally ..died.' Katy was  sorely grieved.. .She had in -the meantime been moved to a shed on - tho  ground, "and she'now took the deadi  kitten in har mouth and mounting tha  stairs laid it at the feet ot iher mistress . wltb a pitiful mew, seaming to  comprahen-ti the- "noiirnful and mysterious change'which'had come over-  It.- Then- sbe ��������� went. back. sorrow!ull-y*  Rnd^took up the.burden of .her duties :  to tha living,0 caring'for the orphans  until they were"t*ble to look out foil  themselv'as.   *'r *������������������''.* -���������''  A little boy In-the neighborhood  ,want������d ,������nc of the- kittens for a pet.  -'He .was an'affectionate ch'ild, but bla  mother refueed'him this gratification..  Children must .have companions and*  playmates. The:dittle' boy would eif}  contentedly-.on "the grass In our yard.,  with tha-borrowed kitten."; Doubtless  the mother*finally.forbade this also,  and the, next' we ,saw of -him he waa  running'with rude^boys on tbe street  ��������� ,  ���������' Hobson'a -Kiss.  This-ene is " not''difficult.* and pre-  -rartTg   a.   very.. pleasing _.. a->Bearance  IlowAVomaii VVai "llnd������ ,  According to a Hindoo'legend, thlo ���������  is   .the    proper    origin    of    woman::  Twashtri, the god" Vulcan of the Hindoo   .mythology,  created'   thc  world. '  But on his commencing: to create,:woman he discovered that with man ho'  had exhausted all his creative materials, and that not 'one solid element  had been left.   This, of course, greatly,  perplexed Twashtri, and caused    him  to fall into0 a profound    meditation.  ���������When he arose from it   he proceeded!  as follows:    He took  The roundness of the moon,  The undulating   curves of y the,serpent.  The graceful twiat of the ercopin*.  plant, -  The velvety, aaftnesa of tho flgwer.i.  ( The lightness of tha feather,  ' The gentle gase of the doa.  The tears of the eloud.  The froliciomaness of -the dancing  sunbeam, '  Tha Inconstancy of tha wind,  , I'he tlmldneaa of th* hare,  ( Th* Tanity cf the peacock,  \ The hardiness of the dia-oead,  . The awoetnesB of; honey, - -  The craelty af th* tiger,  (The heat of the Or*,  ) The chill of anow, -  The cackling of the parro*,  > (The  cooing of the turtle dovo,  All tbesa h* mixed together awl  formed womaa. Then b* yrao-tntoi  her to th* nu.  if teste is used in choosing colors and  ���������caaterlals.',   .' .     ��������� >  m  ���������j.Wkat.You'd Saa l. fluain.  ��������� Not a "newspaper'is**publi6hed  Guam.- ���������'    ���������     .<��������� .*-    i '���������    I*.-  "T-Therc-ar������--fourteen-horses;in-Giii  'K. Gaum has :sixty    soldiers'   and  IP  im.-  Mosaic Patchwork.  ���������Theso are a few of tbe ma-iy pattern s I possess.   I trust tbey will in--  tercat your readars.���������T. Ii. B. ,  "Yob say you couldn't drink the coffee  at the hotel. I suppose you threw it  away." "No; I liw-d it in my fountaia  pen."���������St. Louis "Globe-Democr.it."  , *r*n������te far Slia-iip**. "  Melt a cake of pure oiir* oil soap Io  a quart of' boiling water. When thai  soap Is dl*-80lved the result will be almost a Jelly. Take of this jelly, say-  two large tablespoontnlfl, and a small  lump of common washlag soda about  the size of a filbert. First wet the hair  thoroughly with h������t water, then rub  the shampoo mixture well into the  roots. Rime thoroughly in several  paters. ' '"     --.��������� ���������-f[  TrMtaint far a>  Tbe bast treatm*mt-f*>r.a   sprain M  rest.   At tbe tlaie of tb* aaddorit ap������  ' ply hat elatk* tt������ ****l*������c*" tha swell Ing)  |.*A4 wrt-     If tha akla Is not brokoa  I apply    thirty  -drops at .ajrniea.   In a  ( a-doeglaaafnl   af water by -saesas    ol  Unaa bav-a-Usea. 11t tbe tUm. la broken  redoea tb* a������M>������"it ef arnica ta five or  ten drops.    It aajr Tedneas or lnftaia.-*  mattan accura in eanaexinonoe of-uelng  (ba lartta**. diecoatlaaa Its nam. ���������'  Wrmm Tin ft** aelTlMr.'  .   :*Ugbt tagars  T������m teas,   . . ���������  ..  And on* nae-a.  Baby aaM.  -trkti * ahe ������������������alt t������������ rmmm,-  "Ob, what a pity  rv* tmly ������*��������� aaaa'-"  ���������-*.'���������'��������� Twel-ra taetb . .  In evan tow*",  Ixrta af dimplos.  And one naoe.  Babr said.  When she smelt tha anufl,  /'Deary : ma! '  One -nose is enough!**  .-- -.   --'--���������    ���������Laura tf- Utcha-^S,  Ol  many'carbines,  There is one good road in Guam,  eix miles long,, extending from Pill to'  the capital. ,     .....,������������������  There are' two'doien bulllck-carts in  good'repair in.Guam.      "  Thare are now two' Spaniards in  : Guam.  '  Gaum haa a population of 5,009.  ' Guam currency includes everything  h-om billiard* checks . (left    by    thi  Charlaeton's crew)  to    Chile    (worth  thirty-two cents) and Mexican (worth   .  forty-seven cents) dollars,.but the edit    V\  tion is. limited and all are marked. -  Guam ia a free port.  There ara two Japanese on the island..   They own tha principal stores. ,-  'TheTsubsidlary currency at Guam r2 '^  Worn, choppad, and " bitten    until Its  early  respactabillty  is open to question. " (  '-'There is one Chinaman In Guam. H������ .  Is tha . sola ,������roprl*tor of; the only A.  ���������No. 1 investment an tha island���������th������ r  ilatillery.  "And yat, aa-rs^.-Lcalle-a    Weekly.  Guam has possibilities aside from that'  -of a cable 'station.    Its soil is    rich,  well waterod,. and is abundant in tropical product"..    .And  than  Guam ^ has <  other  -advantages���������a    delightful   climate, a good natured population, and.  ���������an American nag.   Uaay things are,. ���������  tbaraforo, paaaibl* te Guam.  *-������.'.'' tr���������^   ' *U*fa-a a*>r -P-MaMaa.  Ten graina of hlehlorlda of mercury  In coarse powdar; rata water, two,  euneev; dlatlllad witch bazel, two  ounces: : Shake ������������������ until* a-complete sola-'  , tion la obtained.   Apply to tha freckles.  " with a bit of linen or a velvet sponge  one* or twice dally _as required. If lt  irritates the skin vary much add more  reee water. . De not forget that bichloride  '������f mercury ie>   a dangerous-  _ "(Picon. /  ' Som������tl-n*t> .the reuson that a benefit  Aa mart sot up tor a man's' widow la  .tbat hia -Jcatti is banpflt eft.ougo,     -*' /?/>/L  /9  TKe Moorvstorv  ������������������Sphirvft  h  By Mrs, C. N. WltllaimM,  Atrrher at "A Carl al **-* Pnart,** Ete.  I-'F  MS  t-  Winifred   was  annoyed,   for   thougt  ehe 'had grown fond of Solim, the olev-  , ,     er  and  beautiful    "trick"    horso,  she  [X.     hated   the  scene   almost   as   much   as  ever, and would .have preferred not to  be identified with It on a. special poster.   With a quick flash of Intuition she  was ready  to believe  that  Mr.  Wantage  hnd  kept back the picture until  the  last  moment,  suspecting how  she  would   feel,   and   not    wishing   to    be  troubled  tiy  objections.    But  she   did  not give Aliss Sinclair the satisfaction  }';t  of seeing .her annoyance.  V'     "It must be  a fancy portrait,"  sbe  %   said,   quietly,   "unless  someone   'snap-  1' i shotted* me In those wretched bloomers  j,l of mine at rehearsal."  j 'j      "Well, dt  Isn't much  of a likeness,"  rejolned_Mlss Sinclair, "but the effect  5s certainly striking."  '.      "Is 'the    dress    pretty?"    Winifred  i' ������' asked,  already moving away  towards  ,   \ her   dressing-room���������for   she   had ''not  1   X her.own  maid  to 'help  her  now,  and  j   Urnust not -waste too much time."  5 j      Miss  Sinclair laughed   out,   a  queer  '  \ little giggle.    "Lovely!" she answered.  ,'.\ "LovelyJ*.*  ", xA Further on there" was Mr. Wantage.  j A who had been waiting for "ner., The  ., "s costume had not come yet. .There* had  i, 3 been a hitch. But he had sent a man  i'-S to town, who would be back with It ln  >' ���������$ his hands an hour before lt was needed. ** -1  Winifred was not particularly con-  , cerned. She did not see the crucial  ���������.(V'necessity for an extra dress. She could  . A Quite well go through the horrid scene  '-''?. In one she had worn previously, for  flthe less the audience looked at her  j*$>durln*- those moments the "better she  i 1 would  be  pleased.  / f    Just aa she was ready to go out for  v' her first scene someone knocked at th������  "f { door and handed In  a parcel.    "Youi  *? costume's come at' last," said a voice,  ���������V*; and Winifred took the box  that  was  'i'i hastily handed to her., -   -  .-���������..*    Bnt  she could. not -wait to open  it  "���������.' then.   Tossing the parcel on to a chair,  .she hurried away,  and waa only just  Sin time. .    ���������,  j Out ln front was a sea of faces. The  l> house was packed. Winifred only saw  [.this vaguely, but as she appeared upon  , ithe stage'someone moved in the pros  -i/cenlum box and let fall a rose, whloh  .} dropped close to her feet. Involun-  ,J tarlly the girl looked up, and met the  i*j eyes of Lionel ".Macaire.  , if.  ���������r , CHAPTER XIV.  ���������.'���������, The Secret Out.   .       .  -   .  V-. Winifred did not know how she got  '.through  the  scene.    It  was  only  me-  jfchanlcally   that   she   spoke  her   lines.  _'*"For her there was but one man in the  |".'\audience;   the man" who had done, his  ���������-ffbest to ruin her life and drive,her'out  .'of .the' sole' profession ,fn   which   she  ���������was  fitted   to ' make   a   living.      "He  'fheard-that I was to play In this," and  ('."so he came," she said  to herself.    "He  'noped   that   .the   sight   of   hi in   would  iVmako me break down". ' But I shan't���������  [fe shan't."  She felt If only she could escape to  "the   quiet   of ,he:*   own   dressing-room  '''and think for a moment that she might  \steady-her nerve!* again: nnd when at  last   she   was.   liberated   by   her   first  exit speech she hurried, almost blindly  ��������� ���������from   the  stage.      But" "iir.   Wantage  ! blocked the way.-' "Our backer wishes  ^,'to  be  Introduced  to you,  Miss Gray,"  *ae said, stopping her in the compara-  F/tive dusk of the wings.   Her eyes were  still  dazzled  by   the  shimmer   of   the  ,. footlights,  and she  only  saw,  for. an  .Instant,   that  there 'was  another  man  .with   the  manager.     "Of   course,   you  .tnust have heard ot Mr. Lionel Alac-"  .aire," he went on.   And at the sound of  . that'.name the eyes of her mind were  jOpened.  -, As  by   a   lightning   flash   in  .'dead'of night all .that had puzzled her,  ^���������.11 that had lain hidden In comforting  iarkness, was made poignantly clear.  }   Without speaking she    broke away,  iind   fled   to, her   dressing-room.    She  V  (.ushed>- the door shut, and, locking it  I the same Instant, stood still, panting,   her   forehead   damp     under   the  | stage make-up.  'How's     the    piece   'going,'  miss?"  f asked  a  meek voice,  and,   hearing lt,  JVinltred started.   It was the "dresser"  Jim ployed in  the theater who* assisted  Fsuch ladles as had no maids of their  in,  and had helped Winifred to get  {���������Into hor costume for the flrst Act.   The  f girl  had  forgotten her' existence,  but  J'nstantly she controlled herself as well  s she oould.  , "Going? Going?" she repeated va-rue-  I iy. Cor tihe ' woman's question had  \ *tparc*ely conveyed an idea .to her mind,  i���������������������".--I'm illl I don't know what I sihall  I'dtV*  "Have "a drop of brandy, miss. I'll  fend out for you," suggested the dresa-  r, accustomed to such emergencies,  hfoull be all right."  "No, no," exclaimed Winifred. "I  I iOn't want anything. And���������I shan't  liked you. Tou can go and help some-  j iody else."  "Well, miss, if you're sure, there's  i plenty as wants me." answered the  i voman. "But I- thought I'd be here  I'fady, 'as I'd been tendin'eo much to  i*l.'ne' others at first. There's your new*-  f'sostume, miss, out of the box.' I  .������������������nought you'd like to have it put out  \ ind save time." -  I. She 'pointed, and . Winifred saw  ).*omethln-j pale and pink and glimmer-  fng hanging over the back of a chair.  IFor a few seconds after the dresser  [aad softly unlocked the door and departed, she stood looking at the delicately tinted, formless mass, half  dazedly; then ahe sprang forward! and  {natched lt up in both hands.  What she held was a complete suit  |f silk fleshings, made to cover the entire body; and Winifred dropped lt to  fhe floor -with a little choking cry of  'flsgust, -as If ithe thing had been a  'Snake and writhed under the touch of  fer fingers.' Tihen she covered her face  f.-tlth her hands and stood qu'verlng.-  "Mazeppa,    ple-ase!"    the    call-boy  f-iho-uted.   Winifred did not'hear.  Five minutes passed, and she hid '.iu*.  moved. She wns thinking���������thinking,  when a thundering knock at the door  tore away the dark veil of thought In  which her spirit liad wrapped Itself.  "Miss Gray, what's the mailer?  Good gracious, they're waiting for you  on the otase." It was the voice :ol  Jeffrey,  the stage-mannger.  "I can't go on with the part," she  answered, brokenly. "Something has  harrpened. I've been cheated ��������� deceived."  "Nonsense!" he cjnculated, desperately, and pushed open the door. "Who  would have thought you .were one of  the hysterical kind? Como on, Miss  Gray; you've got to come on."  "I can't," she panted. "I can't.",.  His answer was to catch her round  the waist and pull her out through the  open door. "You must be mad," he  stuttered. "I'll have to force you.  You've got to play.. .Make a row afterwards If you must. Do you want to  ruin us all���������Wantage, and every mah  and woman ln the company? Come  'along; I tell you tlie stage Is waiting."  Roughly he pushed her Into the proper entrance. Again she was blind,  giddy, distracted. .Everything swam  round her for a moment, and then she,  know that she had been sent sitagger-  -lng on to the stage.j every; eye in the  house upon her.        " ' ,'-  ' All the actress in her nature rose and  mastered shame and despair. She  found herself answering her cues, saying her lines, going through the stereotyped stage-business. There were two  selves that fought together���������one raging -with a wild" rebellion against the  vile plot which "had trapped her; another that was like a cold, unfeeling  piece of stage mechanism wound up to  do a certain thing,' and Insisting upon  doing It though the world rocked.  So the end of the act came, and there  was applause from the audience and  the clapping of a pair of hands In"a  box. 1 ��������� "-.  * '  '  / Winifred .was half carried oft the  .stage by some one of the actors who  saw - that ehe was scarcely conscious  of what she did. ' He held her as- the  applause went on, growing louder, and  supported her' before the curtain In  response to a "call.".  Whether the old-fashioned play were  to be a -success'^or not, the audience  ���������was taking It kindly. Out in front they  were talking of a certain poster, and  wondering if It were,possible that the  real -scene and costume would resemble It, when Mazeppa should appear  ibound .to the horse.  Behind the curtain, Mazeppa was being carried In a dead faint to her  dressing-room.  ���������Marmaduke .Wantage���������called to" consultation���������and-the stage-;-nanag*er were  -both;-in-" a state"'bordering upon des-.  peratlon. * "She's shamming���������the little  fiend!"*' Jeffrey hissed. - "She'd go to  any lengths to get out of it. Better not  have kept so dark about the''scene,"and  haveihad your row out with her beforehand. Cat! -Idiot! Prude!"What's  to be1 done now?" '       - - "t  iTell the dresser to get tlie things on.  to -"her. somehow, while she's unconscious, and take everything else away.  Then you'll have her on the horse and  out on the stage before she knows  what's happened to her," answered  Wantage, furiously, his ' face darkly-  flushed.  He was not in his "backer's" secrets,  but he had some suspicion that he had  been ibeckoned from his obscurity for  a very special .reason. There were other .men--whose-names and teputatlon  would have been of far-mora vv-alue to  the revival of this 'ancient play than  his; and, high salary or low salary, lt  was j all one to' .Mr. Macalre, if he  chose to amuse himself Coy paying "a  huge bribe to buy off a* pantomime at  the Thespian Theater of Brighton, and  pution_a.mustv.old_pIece_wJilch_every=.  one else had forgotten*thirty or forty,  years ago. , . ^  Alfter a while Wantage had begun  shrewdly to guess that*' there was  method of some", sort In the millionaire's seemingr madness,, and presently  to realize'that the whole'.'production  was but a-gigantic'ibalt to lure';one  pretty, little flsh. "J _ . ���������_ ���������*, ���������' .������ -' '- ���������  But "that discovery 'mattered nothing  to him.' He had got his chance to be  in the swim again,- and he-was earning  more money _in a few weeks than he  had been able to' beg or borrow" during  the years ln which he had been down  under the deep waters. Marmaduke  Wantage was utterly' unscrupulous  where he had any advantage to" gain-  Tor himself. Lionel .Macalre had chos-  ������n his man well. And now Wantage  was determined that his .patron's mysterious scheme,' whatever it might be  (exactly  what  It  really -was  he  had  .farof*  IftAJU*   rt.tltA  all*^V^*l*3J*(llJAj-.***: '.���������J*'  a "tner Terr mo-Trentcr irtrirton.  He liad obeyed instructions to the  letter in his treatment of Miss Gray���������  ���������what he had told her and what he had  kept from her; and he waa certain that  If she did not go obediently through  her part on this night before the  crowded house out there he would he  the scapegoat in the millionaire's eyes.  "All the better if she's fainting," he  went on, when Jeffrey wag silent, biting his lips. "The horse. plays the  Bcene,-not Maaeppa."  "By Jove, I haven't the Jae'irt for lt.  It's too steep!" exclaimed the otter.  "This is going to make a eoandal, and  you and I won't be the whiter tor it,  old man."  "You're stage-manager, and It's your  place   to ' see    that    everythlntr goes  right,"   said   Wantage,   threateningly.  "You don't want to make, an enemy, of;  Macalre, do y'euT   Ha would be a. bad"  one."   *;������������������..       ~        .  Jeffrey, who was another man with  a past, and a dilapidated present, re-,  membered his wife and children. After  all the' girl was a fool.   ' "  As good women as ehe had appeared  In the sort of costume���������or lack of lt���������  whloh she affected to abhor, and would  so appear again. He was even less in  Lionel Macaire's confidence than Wantage, being Ignorant that ithe actress  And the millionaire had ever met before to-night, and he supposed, In  scorn, that the girl had seen fit to  faint merely 'because, she did not wish  to wear a certain kind of garment. It  .was her business to do what waa required of her, and ihe would see that It  waa doner, with her will or without It.  The dresser was summoned, and told  that M1ss Gray must begot ready for  the next scene. As she had fainted,  and could not help herself, she must  toe treated as If she were an Infant.  And no time must be lost, as the next  scene was the most important one ln  the play.  A sovereign was Slipped into the  dresser's palm, nnd she promised that,  whether Miss Gray .woke up or not,  she should be ready when she was  wanted, so far as clothing was concerned. Then she locked the door, and  stolidly set about her task.  For a time "Winifred's "���������edy was as  limp ln her hands as if the girl had  been dead, but as the work progressed  a perceptible shuddering thrilled  through the delicate limbs, and Uie  bosom rose and fell with a sobbing  "breath.  The dresser paused for an Instant,  looking critically down at the dark  line of curled lashes. "She'll be coming to herself before I'm done with  this," was her thought. "I wonder  what'll happen then?"  As she wondered there was, a gentle  tap at the door. The woman rose, and  opening it an Inch or two, peeped out.  t '.'Here's a note for Miss Gray," whls-  .pered Mr. Wantage. "Give lt to her  Immediately if she regains her consciousness before'lt's time for'her next  scene. In that case there"*! toe an answer, If she has to go on 'as ime Is,  you can hand the letter back to ate."  He pushed an envelope addressed ln  pencil through the narrow openlntr and  the dresser .took it." " .Then, turning  ���������back to her charge, she saw that the  young actress's eyes were wide open.  The girl was lying on a sofa, opposite a long mirror, and upon-her own  reflection there her gaze'was fixed with  ���������horror. ~   -' i"    .  ' "I thought it was a dream���������Tout' It's  true, after all. What have you���������been  doing to me?" ehe gasped'.  "There^-tliere, ducky," cooed the old  woman, "nothing at" all but helping  you to, "get. ready for your tolg scene,  ."because-time pressed and you weren't  alble to do anything for yourself. And  here's a letter that's just been sent ln  to youj by some friend outside. - Better  open It now you're awake again, and  maybe .there'll be a word of comfort."  "A word of comfort!" the girl echoed  ibitterly. "There's no such thing for  tne."  - But ������he took the letter, and with  hands that were cold, and trembling  tore open the envelope.  ,.',*My darling," she read, the words  ���������hastily scrawled in pencil, "they tell  me that you^pbject to go through the  ecene-that is .coming���������you will know  what I mean. If you can care for me  at all you will feel free to follow the  dictates of your own heart. Then, you  will know that I am thinking���������' Forget that you owe a penny; forget the  contract you-have signed. The debt  shall be cancelled,-the contract torn to  pieces. What is a" miserable-hundred  pounds of salary, what are the thousands spent-upon the revival of this  play���������what is anything in this - world  when weighed against a tear or smile  of yours?..  -."���������"If'you can-care for me, you will be  glad jAljat I am thinking this, and there  -will b'e n&thing'on earth that you cannot take from me, or let me do for you.  ���������But if you still hate me, as you once  thought you did, If I'am still 'horrible,'  and you 'loathe me,' then I know you  cannot avoid remembering- the money  you have accepted, the contract you  hava signed, and you, being an honorable girl, will feel that you must earn  the one and carry out the other.  "Send me a line, or even a word, to  make me happy, and the curtain may  ring ..down and the audience ,be sent  away for all I'care, though enough  money has been spent on scenery, costumes and rent to keep a dozen poor  families in" comfort for a year. And it  has been all for you, to make you a  'star,' though I fear me much that, my  efforts to advance my love have not  yet been appreciated." Still, the world  appreciates them at something like'  their full value. One or two newspapers have got hold "of the fact that  my money is behind this company, and  our friends are saying���������which is the,  truth���������that I ^*rn_ doing^ it^all for^you.^  "Slnce~tKls_ls"tje'ing''said, therefore, -why  not let me do a thousand times more  for'you���������relieve you of every anxiety  both for this evening and all future  days?"'  ���������  The letter was not signed, but well  did Winifred know who had written it:  and the keen, poisoned-dagger-point in  every line went home, drawing heart's  blood.  -���������Under .'the velve't glove was the hand  of .iron, with ,talons -that pinched her  very soul. How he reminded her of  her obligations, and made lt plain that  they were all to him. How he dangled  temptation before her eyes ��������� escape  from the net in which his machinations  aad first enmeshed her, and his millions for her little fingers to dip Into at  rvlll. How he' empha-iized his argu-  ���������nen-ts by his stealthy hint that, since  :he world knew of his admiration and  would at all events believe it reclpro-  ���������ated, there was the'lc-ss reason to hold  rack.  -that good might come It would b������ -"iff...  now.  "The -fentleman said there'd be an  answer," suggested the dresser.  "Tell him "  began  Winifred;  bui  her voice died away. Then her eyep  lightened, nnd her drooplirs head was  suddenly lifted. "This Is my answer!"  she exclaimed, and tore thu letter into  pieces, folding lt again, and tearing  ag-ain, until the tiny while squares fell  to the lloor In a fluttering shower, like  a miniature stage snowstorm. "When  you are asked for my answer you car  tell them what I did. And now picas-  go away. 1 sh*.!I take off these hate  ful things that you have put on me  and dress my&elf lo go home. And  would rattier bo alone to do It."  "Oil. miss, you must play lhe scene  you know," ui-frod tho woman. "Anf  It's so close now. When they sent in  In to you, .there was but half an hou  first, and I worked ns fast as I could  Only think, the other ladles and gen  tlemen aro on the stage now.' Tliey'l  soon be-ready for you, and It won't d  for nie to let you be late. You'd neve  be allowed to go home; und just thlnl  how .ibad lt would be to be sued fo  breach of contract. They'd make yoi  pay a lot of damages. Hundreds un.  hundreds of pounds,  maybe."  "I couldn't pay," desperately rctorte.  Winifred.   "I would have no money."  "Jhen they could put you ln prison,'  said the old woman, far more lnten  on persuading her charge to be senslbK  than upon accuracy of statement. Sh<  .really did believe what she said, anr"  the girl ln her,Ignorance could offer m  contradiction.  They'could put hor In prison!   Per  haps  that  was-    what  Lionel Macair.  had been working for all through.   1  would surely kill her mother.  , At the thought of the dear little lov  ing woman, who was thinking of he  now at this very moment, far away 1  that nursing home in London, It wa-  as If a great hand had grasped Wlni  fred's heart  and squeezed It.   With s  sob she broke Into a storm of crying  "Oh;   mother,   mother!"   she     sobbed  "Shall I, who love you so, be the one  to kill you?   Will no one help, will no  one save us from this horror?"  CHAPTER XV.  'The Great Scene.  Mr. Jeffrey gave Mrs. Purdy, thi-  drescer, as much time as he could con  veniently allow, and then he returnee  to the door. -"How do you get on?" hi  enquired, anxiously. "Is lt going to b.  all right?"  "3. get on as well as you might expect, sir," came the old woman's voice  in reply. " 'Twill, be all. right. Don't  you fear."  "I can't give you longer than five  minutes more, I'm afraid,"' he answered. '"Can you manage with that?"  "Needs ��������� must, * when somebody  drives," he could hear an Irreverent  mumble from within.  Not far away stood the horse, Selim,  held by his groom. The animal was  used to the wings now and the lights,  and sounds of loud voices on the adjacent stage, so that he was quiet  enough. The strapping-gear was right.  Nothing remained but for Mazeppa to /  be fastened on the beautiful black  horse's back, when his skin of jetty  satin would make a marvelously effective background for the slim, apparently nude figure thrown across it.  Jeffrey listened eagerly to what .was  going on upon the stage. They were  "working -up" with every word now to  Mazeppa's thrilling entrance, which  was bound to stir the audience, shocking some, pleablng others. It occurred  to him,as he stood impatiently waiting  that this was a much better version  than the old one, and, as he had altered  it, under advice Jrom Mr. iMacaire and  Wantage, he was entitled to take some  credit to'himself. If only all went well  with this one- scene, prosperous days  might come .back to him. -  Everyone knew that the millionaire  was interested in several theaters' in  London and in the provinces,' and he  controlled two or three powerful papers  as well. Wantage was right; Macalre  was a man to be conciliated.  Four minutes passed, and he could  remain passive no longer. He went  back to the door of the dressing-room,  which had ��������� Winifred Gray's name  printed neatly on a card, tacked on the  raised^ space between the panels.  "Time's  up!"  he  announced, with a  warning rap.   "I really must have Miss  Gray now."  "Dead or alive, eh,. sir ?"��������� came from  Interesting: Items.  Tlie lack of British women in South  Africa is one of the most setious facts  with which English statesmen bave to  gi apple. A wriler in the "Quarterly Review" reckons that tiluee thousand British women are needed a year to meet  the emergency, and this is a total wliich  it should not be difficult to find in England, Where they have a very large excess of women.  The earnestness with which the problem of mechanical flight is being attacked  is utlesled by the elaborate equipment  of tho "laboratory of aerodynamical recently erected nt the Catholic University  of America. Among the apparatus is a  wooden tunnel lifty feet long with n  cross-section of six square feet, in which  a wind of nny desired speed can be generated by means of a biiution-fmi placed  at one end of the tunnel, ln thc wind-  current thus developed are placed object"  of a great variety of kinds and shapes,  whose resistances, lift, drift, surface friction, etc., arc to he determined.  "In view of the recent campaign* ln  tin's country for the extermination ol  mosquitoes," Uie proposition of a Gcr  man scientist for ridding localities oi  this pest is extremely interesting," aay*  the "American Inventor." "The professor in question argues that protection  from animal and insect depredation* is  frequently, secured by the erection ol,  scarecrows. He further states that inasmuch, as mosquitoes are the prey ol  dragon-flics, and that as the mosquito  avoids' this insect as much as possible,  the bodies of dead dragon-flies strung  upon wires in mosquito-infested locali  ties should succeed in scaring the mosquitoes away."  A curious feature of the Transvaal  war has been tho discovery of jam bj  the British soldier. To judge from Mr  Brodrick's printed reply to a question m  the House of Commons,' jnm has leaped  .from the rank of a household delicacy tc  the -position of a military necessary  without which a campaign can��������� hardly  be conducted to success; 34,582,70*:  pounds of jam were consumed during thr  war by thc army, most of it manufactured in England, the rest of it in tln  colonies. It -is computed that in tht  year 1900 alone, thirty train-loads ol  jam, at 300 tons to a load, were sent tc  the front; and that the army consumed  more than 'half its own weight of jam  in that time.  A correspondent of 'the London "Spec  tator" is responsible for a remarkable  story. He says he was driving with hi:  wife in a victoria, near Canterbury, on-  afternoon in October, and about three  o'clock the rays of the sun struck the  circular glasses of the carriage lamps  and simultaneously lighted the candles  in both lamps. Tne'carriage was being  driven through a pine wood at the time"  and the horse was walking slowly uj  hill.' If the story were not given "a*  a serious statement of fact by so reliabli  a periodical, one might be constrained te  ask what kind of ft sun it was whicl  shone on both sides of a carriage at  once, and if tlie Munchausen baronia  arms were on the panelB.  "Do you  enjoy walking V '  "Imniensfly."  "(Joed. Then I'll take you for a rido  in the country iu my automobile."���������  Washington Star.  The Lawyer���������When I was nn ollice  boy I had to wash the windows and  sweep the lloor.  The Ollice Boy���������Well, dat ju-f. show-  yor dat do kids nowadays aiti'L got de  advantages di-y had in your time.  The Lawyer (astounded) ��������� How's  that T  Tho Oflice Boy���������Why, if I did any  elenniii' around dis joint de Aninlg.i*  malod Winder Cleanois an' do .Janitors'  Union would put ye out o' business.���������  Puck.  "Do you keep pie tins ?" asked the  srtylislily-drpsiod  woman.  "Pic tins ?" repented the bewildered  jeweller.     "Xo, nuulain, wc do-not."  "I said lie pins," snapped tlie enraged  customer,  as,   wilh  checks  bla/.ing   and  GOLDEN HAIR.  nutitwrJ*.  i.i.  Han lu Malio It Told I.-.- IJirrlft  Ay������r In V. Y. J*xrtiii>-: *���������"���������*<  LEACHED hair is distinctly nrS  what we call "n- ural  looking"  except on the head c' a woman  back of the footlights.   The metallic look .which  is tho result  of the persistent uso of a highly oxygenated water, mt������Ues a woman,  instantly she appears a target for remarks usually not of a complimentary.-  character.  Mnny vory good, sweet women uso * -  peroxide of hydrogen, ond from an innocent desire to have gclden hair  make themselves conspicuous and  havo to suffer the m"rt!f.cat.on that 13  eure to be a part of thc price. Unfortunately men do not'di-c.-tminato vcr*"*-  aicely, nor can they in such matters.  The  professional   woman   alone,  lit.;  aiy opinion, has a right to defy conventions, and if she lind-, it lo her *������**������  .vantago  to  have  golden  hair  she  li  eyes snapping tit the insult, she sailed '   Justified In securing it.   As to the pre-  out.���������New  York  Sun  -++������������������ ���������  * There are queer nooks anel corners ic  England yet. j  A   country   parson     lately     went   to j  preach in an old remote parish one Sun- ���������  day.     The aged sexton, in taking liim to  the place, insinuatingly said : |  "I  hope  your   riv'rence   won't    mind  preachin' from the chancel.     Ye see, this '  is  a quiet  place,  and  I've  got  a duck i  sittin' on fourteen eggs in the pulpit."  ���������London Tit-Bits.  -<9 -+44-  A prominent Baltimore physician tclli  in The Baltimore Sun thc fejllowing an- j  ecdote about Sam Jones, the    Georgia I  evangelist : j  When several years ago Mr. Jones was j  nt Emory Giove Camp, the newspaper ;  reports of his sermons caused him to j  complain. j  - At the last service he looked down at  the reporters, who sat at a table- just  in front of the pulpit, nnd said :  "And I want to tell you fellows that I  like you a lot, in spite of your manifold  faults. You boys don't treat me right,  though. You take my sermons and pick  out a piece here, a piece there and a  piece somewhere else; then you string  the pieces together, and, naturally, they  read funny.  "Now, suppose I reported the Bible in  that way I    A man asks  me what the  Bible tells him to do.    I read . in one        place, 'And Judaa went cut and hanged j  of'artificially blond locks is no smalt  himself.'    I 'turn  over  and    read, 'Go    andertaking,  vailing auburn tinge that has so suddenly gilded the tresses of the ladle- - -  of the Four Hundred, thn Is another- *-  Etory.  Premising, howeTer, that I strongly -  disapprove ot amateur h-.li* bleaching.  I will give somo Information  on tLo  subject.   The safest way of acquiring  hair of the HghUat possible shade l* -  through tho use of piroxie-e of hydrogen.   The effect ot peroxide   depend*--  .very much upon tbe natuial color anefc  texture of the balr to wh ch it is ap-*   *-  plied.    Black hair aceiuir^s a mahog~  any  tinge, after the  flrst  application*:.,  of peroxide; tbe aacond bleaching wilt  turn it a Titian red, the third a red--  dlsh gold, the fourth a str.-.w color, la.  most cases. Some hair sho ./s more re****  eistance and doea not,bleach so readily.     But one thing you must bear in.,  mind: All the peroxide ever- ���������"Oai-'Uf-.c--.  tured will not affect the color, ot tho> ..  ���������hair that "grow*) in," as we 6a,-*������v   '-  The new hair frill   grew, in atvtb*t -.  rootb of the old original color.,-a,-|4 by.-  contrast with tho   bleached ends ~*rilt-  look even'darker.     When the pen:-*.���������  idlan reaches    tbat   awful    stage   in   -  bleaching history where the roots and*,  the first half inch of    her  hair    ar*t-  black or brown, the middle part re-land tbe ends a lisbt corn co'.or she l*e-  EiD8 to realize tbat the management*--  Only a*, word, which she could deny  afterwards,, and those two horrible  men. Wantage and Jeffrey, would let  her alone. There would be no more  torturins: persuasion, no more attempts  at actual force. He had said that he  would -brin-r her to her knees." Now  he almost saw her at his feet.  Winifred felt' physically weak. Her  eyes traveled again to the mirror, and  she shivered from head to foot as Bhe  saw herself decked 'by the old woman's  hands^for the sacrifice. If she fainted  again'they would do what they chose  with' her. She .would be carried out,  bound on Selim's back, and all those  terrible eyes in the audience would see  ���������her���������like that." And she might faint.  She hadesuftered a very grreat shock to-  , nig-ht, and besides, for days she had  been half-starving- herself to make'the  flve guineas last until salary should begin once more. She had had nothl"*"*- to  eat that day but bread and cocoa.  Supposing she sent Lionel Macalre  the message he wanted? Somehow she  could hide herself afterwards; and she  would work hard���������oh, so hard, until  'she could pay back every penny of his  money which she had had and spent���������a  hundred pounds," as he reminded her.  gurelj If ever It were right to do evl'  the other side.  "Tes���������if there was a question of dying. I must haye her conscious cV unconscious. The stage can't be kept  waiting again. They're playing slow  now, and, by Jove, If Mazeppa and that  horse aren't ready to go on, there'll 'be  some lively faking���������which means the  play'll be a failure, certain."  "Give me lust three minutes longer,  can't you?" pleaeled .Mrs. Purdy.  '.'Them*silk tights is the dickens and all  to get on another person that's In a  dead_falnt���������no more life in her limbs  thaiV*a doll." But we"re 'most ready.  And a real picture she'll be, I do assure you, sir."  ��������� "Then, for goodness' sake, don't stick  there with your mouth at the door, but  go back and finish your 'picture,' "  growled Jeffrey, who would have yelled  instead If there had not ibeen an audience In the house with ears quick to  hear any overloud sounds behind thc  scenes.  By this time Sellm was getting restless, and stamping his Iron-shod hoofs.  Tor . the moment before had come a  burst of applause from the audience,"  and hia renearsals liad not afforded  him any such experiences as1 that.  Jeffrey went to him and occupied  the Interval he had extended for Mrs.  Purdy In .talking to the groom and  soothing the horee with a lump of sugar borrowed from one of the stagehands. But he did not forget when the-  ipromlsed three minutes were up, and.  with a glance at his watch, he was off  again to Miss 'Gray's door.  He knocked, and on thfis occasion,  somewhat to his surprise, the door  yielded under the pressure of hi."  knuckles. Not only had lt been unlocked at last, but slightly opened a?  welL Taking advaniDage ot this, he im  patiently thrust ln his head.  There etood Mrs. Purdy, lelsurelj.  hanging up Uie pieces of the aotress'-  last-wom costume which she had taken from the fainting girl, and, ln hei  hurry, strewn over the floor. Her present movements suggested palmne-ra ol  mind and plenty of time for all tha:  need ibe done.  With one eager sweep ot his eyes.  Jeffrey took In the whole re>om. Hi  had laid Winifred on the sofa, wher,  putting her ln the dresser's charge, Bui  Right Way to Rescue.     -  It happened at one of the seaside re  sorts one afternoon .a week or sc  ago. The day was hot, anel scores of  bathers were enjoying tho still, 'cool wa  ter. Suddenly there was a cry from the  crowd of spectators on the wharf, and o  craning of necks. Some distance out in  the Sound, a swimmer who had been do  ing "stunts" for half an hour had sud  denly begun splashing about furiously."  _ "Help! H-e-l-p!" he cried in a frightened shriek when he came to the surface  after sinking "once.  "A shark must be after him," said b  frightened woman.  "No sharks in thc Sound," corrected n  man of-the crowd. "He's got a cramp,  and is frightened to death."  "Why does not someone save him?'  cried the woman, as there came anothei  agonizing cry from the struggling man.  Even as she spoke a strong-limbed  youth threw oil his coat and tore away  the fastenings at his shoes. One more  glance to assure him that none of the  men in bathing suits were going to the  rescue, and he plunged into the water.  "Get a boat!" cried someone, but as  usual in such cases, at that particular  moment there was no boat' around.  The rescuer was swimming out, and  the drowning man Btill splashing. The  crowd-cheered,  and - cheered  a-"ain. . It  was plain that he"would arrive in time.  "That young chap is a hero," said an  elderly woman.  "He ought to havo a medal for it,"  cricel another.  "Where is ho?" demanded a girl* who  just worshipped heroes on or off the  stage.  Then a change came over tho crowd.  Tlie rescuer wns loafing. With-another  stroke he could have grasped the drowning man, but he held back. Was he going to let him drown, after all? The  man with the cramp struggled and fought  liis way toward the rescuer and seized  his outstretched arm.  Thc rescuer struck out with , his  clenched fist, hit tba man in tho face. It  was an awful blow, and the drowning  man sank like a shot.  "Brute!" cried the crowd. "Murderer!  He's trying to kill the poor fellow I He  ought to be hanged. Just wait until he  gets back to' shore!" These and other  exclamations came from the frenzied  crowd.  Then came another change. The head  of the drowning man reappeared. He  had ceased to struggle. The rescuer was  all action. Two strokes brought him  within reach of the sinking head. Ho  grasped tho hair, rolled over on his back  and started for the shore.  , The crowd which a moment before had  been reviling him began to cheer again.  They made for the point of land to which  he was heading, that they might receive  him with open arms. Some of them  worried because thc head of the unconscious man occasionally went under the  surface. They were told that it did not  matter.^- - .,.,,,  "That was thc cleanest, most skilful  rescue I've ever seen," said a man who  seemed to know what ho was talking  about. "The big fellow that was drowning was so frightened over his cramp  that he would have taken the youngster  under with him had he not held off. He  did just thc right thing when he hit  him, and now he's bringing him ashore  in the best possible .way. He'll have to be  -esuscitatcd anyway, and a little more  water in liis lungs at this stage of the  game will not hurt him."  An opportunity of a lifetim i  merely a chance to say "no."  "News."  thou and do likewise.'    And in another  place I find, 'And do it quickly.'  "Now, you sec, boys, that sort of  thing won't do ; it ain't fair."  ��������� ������������������  A manufacturer not 100 miles from  our city tells a good" joke upon himself.  He is credited with being extremely  disagreeable to his"employees. - A man  just arrived in this country called,on  him one day to ask for work.  "Have you a recommendation or character I" he asked the stranger.  "No," he replied, "but I. have friends  in the village who will give me one.''  Putting his bundle cn the floor, he_  left. In the course of half an hour he  returned, took up his bundle and was  leaving the office without a word.  "Did you not get your character !"  asked, the manufacturer.  Tlie man, without halting a moment  or raising his eyes, said : "'No, mister,  but'I got thine."���������Philadelphia Telegram. . j  -444-  It was a right-of-way case in England  concerning an ancient footpath over the  fields of an estate which had -passed  lately from an old family inte-thc hands  of a rich upstart. The dispute was carried to the law courts, and the lawyer appearing on behalf of the new land-'  owner cross-examined a venerable yokel  who had testified that to his own personal knowledge there had been a right-  of-way over the disputed laiid ever sinco  he was a boy of five.  "And how old are  you now ?" asked  the lawyer.     ���������*  "Eighty-five,  sir."  "But surely you can't remember things  which occurred when you were a boy of  five," 'eighty years ago "" said the lawyer, in affected  incredulity.  "'Deed an' I can, sir.     1 can mind a  year afore that, when your feyther, sir, ;  'owd  Skinflint  Garge'  us called him���������" '���������  ,   "That will do  .said_theJawyer,_^=w.j,..^u.=....,s_.,.,.--j_th���������lit=--  ously as a titter ran round  the court.     , .  '        ���������___. ,,  ���������"got a walloping    from    Jlothcr |   t������B���������Plw to prove it.  Buncombe "  "Stand down,' 8ir !" roared 'the lawyer, wrathfully. (   "for    chatin'- her    two-year-owd  lass "  "Do   you   hear ?       Stand     down,     I  In the process** of an expert   hair- -     -  iolorer the roota are'colored lhe same*.    -  as the rest of tbe hair.   They require*..-  ���������  touching up, these troublesome root-*,-.,  but a skillful operator manage"; io keei������ --  . -  his blond subject* with hair fairly:of, *-**  one shade.  Dark hair, in all    cases    must- b-arsr -���������-  fileached before tt is dyed or stained!?/ ,-.  the shade decided upon if that shade*---.-  be lighter than the natural color.     C~  am glad to say tbat u*.ed properly, L--f*---<-   -  which parodoxical s'.ateiir-nt I  meau_������_r e  often enough toaecure a lighter col���������*���������  or, but not more frequantly, peroxlda-:--   -  will prove harmless.    Whtn peroxide*......   _  Is used in connection with ammonia.-  the combination works disaster.  Enough peroxide to give dark hat"*-,"���������  A reddish tint, or even to produca a-i.  'Titian shade, will not ueu liy destroy*-  the integrity of the hair, but enough��������� , .  to  make  black locks  a  1 gat  canary  color will seriously impair .he vitaliiy ���������~-  ot 4he ,hair it it docs noi utterly do���������.---  stray it.    Before applying the perox��������� - -  ide the   hair   should he    thoroughly-:.  -  ' shampooed  and  carefi.Jly  rinsed   aniW-.-  drfed. ,  -  To make the applica len pour a,lit- ���������  tie of the peroxide into a saucer. Then,.- '.  use a clean toothbrush for the appli���������- . _  cation.  Moisten the  biush  with    tho*--  ; peroxide and apply evenly all over-tht -.  head to the roots only of the hair-;   It-  !  is not possible to mak-> the    applica-���������-  tion satisfactorily one's se.f.���������Harris"*---;  Hubbard Ayer.  '- IJoy������ Mako the Beit \V-i������li<-rw.i*ii������T*. ~"\  Not long ago a celebrated  French-*-^,  woman who had been  exploring th������*c--  mysteries   of the Sahar i reported thatr  Ghe had discovered a bigily civUlxe*> '  Arab tribe in which the men not onJ*f~"  ,   .     ...  ,        ������- .-"-, --���������   ��������� .  tended the babee but did all the txo*���������  hat will do ; you may stand down" I wash-ngj  while  the women madefc  .theJawyer,_hastily,-reeldn-,.ng_fur..L}'^ |. --_^=._  And she broi gift back pb  Bay !   "a farelen out o'  the change o' a  thruppriy-bi������ !" concluded the vener.il.lo  witness, triumphantly, as he slowly left  the box.  "    ' ^. - ���������*���������-  A Woman of Forty-five  Is yaunij: and loveable nowadays,  but she ii at the threshold ot the  I time of rheumatism, lumbago and,  'neuralgia- '  S51B SHOULD KNOW  that there is one ture and true and  spcady euro for them, Rivi-nt ������������������������������  almost thn mutant the first spoon'nl  Is taken, and driving ort the last ot  I the disease in one to three days.  'The  Great  South  American  Rheu-  1 malic  1 Cure  does It.  llisa I*. C. Kennedy, Toronto,  writes:  "Before taking Sooth American  Rbe-amatfc Care, I was unable to put  my feet on the floor an'l could not  obtain relief from tho doctor who  attended me. Shortly after taking  it I recovered'complf tely. ~ **_ J  THE CREAT 50ir*1* AMERICAN  KIDNEY CURB  ���������s iavalnable tn women especially.  Relieves pain in urinary orj*rans m  six hours, and effect*! a cure, a per-  manent cure, very quickly. IX  Boy "Washerwomc:.*" at Vfoflr. ',*  Maybe that Arab tr'be~was a tors--  runner of a new state of   things, fo**r  London    learned, qui.e    by accidcut^  that boys make better washerwomen-.  than their mothers ar.' sisters.   Thet  discovery arose    from    efforts    ot  St.  church army officer ovsr there to *teeg������-  a lot of youns scallywags out of mis*-*  chief.    They were put at tbe *--ra-**w .  tub or lronmg-board.   They euce-eadediL-  eo well that more bo;, s were adTertis---  cd for. ,  .   ,;    fi  *T*ro[>er Sau������t>������ l������������r 31 eat*. -���������** /  Meats aud flsh arc more   palatbbnR>  when served with the proper   sane-tt*.-.  Below  is a list of  these savory *-*������������������*-  companimenta prepared by an   autharw..  Ity: j&F  Roast beef���������Grated horseradte'fta^   "  Roast mutton���������Currant jelly.  Boiled mutton���������Caper sauce.   -'  Koaet pork���������Apple sauce.       ,���������  Boast lamb���������Mint sauce.       "���������        -    .  Ven'Eon  or  wild  duck���������Black cnF**--  -������������������nt jelly. ������������������ 1-     '"'  H02st goose���������Apple sauce.     *������__  , Roast turkey���������Oys er sauce.   ���������.  1 Roast chicken���������Bread sauce. -,  Compote   of    pigeons ��������� Mu-shroori  cauce.  Broiled     bluefith ���������White     "erean������  sauce. ^ ���������        .""'' i  Broiled shad���������Rice. ���������  ' Fresh     salmon��������� Greea   ge*a   **"-itI"i  cream sauceb *  -���������>- A3l  --I  .HP  *  y'l  C---F1  Cr  :?M  "'  !-;f  - Rf  HI  P  a^m^maiiaM s   " -i-r-n i* **--*s ���������.- ' si-j****--tt;^J������'."*,--'--J- i: ri* ii*fi"-''-*f-'W1  fciNC������*>^--w--SS^.^'*^"r.l^rt������....--B  ^etu-lstol-*. IJtralil anil ^ailtfaa  Quit's Jottttial.  I'ublisbcd By  The Revelstoke Herald Publishing Co  Limited Liability.  A. JOHNSON',  Editor anil Milliliter.  ADVERT ISISO  ISATFS.  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In all ca*c>  Ihe bona ride name of the writer must accnin-  p&nv manuscrll'l, but not nece-siirlly for  publication.  Address all communication-, to the Manager  ���������NOTICE TO lOItKESrONDENIS.  1.���������All correspondence must be legibly  a rliten on erne side of llie paper only.  -..���������Correspondence containing personal  matter i"iu*.t be signed with tlio proper mime  ol the writer.  Thursday. Dkckmukk IS. 1002.  of tlio 01iie'iij������ei Ti-iliuiK-, there wci-t-V  1U.(m2 in lSD;i, nntl only xL,223 in 1S00.  iiiiLilii* niiiiiht-r nl' (Icitlis by railvoiul  .iccielenU iiK-i'i-iisi--* iinnually. Tliu  figures for lOUO wove 7Sii3 killc-tl, anel  ~i0,3*.0 injured. Tlio number til' liritibli  boldiurs who lust their lives in Soulh  Africa is almost exactly tbe nunc as  the number ol pel sons killeel in tlie  ftiiuic sp.ice oC timo (tluee j e.iv?) on  niu- mill-null*-. XVe ure too emeloss.  too ineli(Vereiit, not only in (.lie wa\  we run ruilrouds, but in most mtitteit  Unit involve: the lia'/.aitl ni' ucuiilot't.  Take the. iii-eworks exj>U>--ioii on tin  night of election el.iy. What a pie  pemlui-oii-* ���������U'ciiU'iil! Tliirtt'en tleiiel  uni lil'ty liui't liuciiiinc liteworks weu*  L-.trclubily li.'intlleel.���������lliii'pei'b Weekly.  Barristers, -"olit'i-tors, l*tc.  Kevelstoke, U. C.  I.M.Scott, H.A..LI..B.   W.du I'.lcMal-trc, M.A  fjAllYKY, M'CAllTE**. A: 1'INKIIAM  Barristers. Solicitors, Ktc.  Solicitors for Imperial Bunk of Canada.  <'oiii|min fund*, to loan iu8 per cent.  l'ln&T "-fiiEi.T, lte\ elstoke B. C.  SOCIETIES.  I  C.P.R. Employes Get More Pay  Two thousand employes of the C. P.  R. company, comprisi"-*; nil their <*"'���������-  ductoi'.-, ti-ainmen and yaidiui-n, ���������.-.ist  of Foit "WiHi.nii, weie gi.-iiiti-d un  incieuse in wages. The uelv.uites reach  well up to 15 per cent. The increase.--  were Ri anted ny the company, afler  negotiations coveiing a period of ovei  six weeks with u joint committee oj  the Order of Railway Condurttirs nntl  the Brotherhood of R.iilroiul Tiain  men.  Passenger conducloi'S north eif  Luke  Supeiioi- will receive Sl������3.i mnnLb   in-  -steael of S10S.   On lines east of ibe lake  tbe increase- is ftom 9100 a   month   to  SllOimd $115.    P.iss-tT.ger   conductois  on branch lines will be paid $00 instead_  of 8S0 a month.   Tliro.igh fielifht conductors, who were paid $2.75 per  lir.M"  died miles*, will retcive $2 00. Thronf-h  freight brakemen aie   iticie.ised   eight  cents pn-hundred miles,   making   tbe  rate    SI.05.       The   increase   on   way  " -freight trains"is about. 10 per cent., all  i-jund.  Baggagemen receive an S per cent,  advance in their wages, which will  range from $5S to ������70 a month. Yardmen's wages are advanced about 15 per  cent., making them lhe best paid in  Eastern Carac-a. Tbe men in large  yards will receive' 25 cents an hour and  others 21 cents. In tbe smaller yatds,  the rates will be 23 and 19 cents.  Roughly estimated tlie increases will  aggregate a t'liaiter of a million  doll.ii-s.  Mrs. or Miss?  TJST as a sort of New Year's card,  the  Woman's  Suffrage  Society  of Paris have Issued a manifesto contending* that, as woman ln  her multlen  name accomplishes  all  the  dulles  or  n   clllzen,   she  doe3  prejudice  to  her  Interests  by  -*I'ikiii|-  her identity and losing her individuality in adopting  the  name  of her husband when alio marries.   Consequently,  it seems on  the tapis  that  in  future,  when Miss Smith marries Mr. Brown,  she will still  retain  her .maiden patronymic   of  Smith.    Being   married,   she  must of necessity be Mis.; therefore, lf^  she retains her maiden name of Smith,  we shall  have  the   weird  anomaly  o������  Mr. Biown and Mis. Smith as man and  wife.   Now, supposing Mrs. Smith, otherwise Mrs. Brown, should, uy any unforeseen event, meet with a Mr. Smith  in the absence of her husband, and It  should go 'fortih lo tho world���������In a hotel  visitors'  book,  for  instance���������that' they  ���������were   actually   Mr.   aind   Mrs.   Smith,  where the dielcen-*, in the event of trouble,  would  Mr.  Brown  come   in?    Mr.  Brown  might  swear  by  all   lhat -was  holy that Mrs. Smith was Mrs. Brown,  but if Mr. Smith  swore  that she waa  Mrs.   Smith   and   Mis.   Smith   did   not  stoop  to deny  lt,  what jury outside *a  lunatic    asylum    could    convict    Mrs.  Smith  of playing fast and loose with  ���������Mr   Brown?    It is a complex problem,  to say the least of it; but if the Woman's  Suifnigo  Society of  gay  Paree  aie not content to let well alone, I suppose thoy must put up with the conse-  riuenccs. ,  ��������� fla^iMiMlli'*.**." ���������iiJI..LJL.|.l*..l������l^.t..|*������������**>.UJ.I^TI|.*-1HJL'.L'.'.  ------SB      B*-***-**fi paa&&:*������ BrT-V'-i p-^*--ty-*-s*i &-���������-���������--. a  I      e bi u H   u ���������*��������� *.* -j*-*- ^  ffi Br    "���������   t"! 1-,       kv-1- "���������^-'-''-n.  ���������*������  %*   6*J      Si      ta   ".'  b������������*/ -srs-srs lU-'-.tt'i.ia k^j:*-:  ,n*Tr^^������������^Mtpi*i*ii*gi.*i**g*������r=*-wi-t--^aj  LV���������l.^i*-***..*!-!^-**.. ������'...-*"  Red Roie Ilcirrcc mcet.i second anil fonrll  Tuesiliivs ofeiicli inontli; While Iteise Desirer  meet.s t'hir.l 'I'lii-Mlay of eneli quarter, in Oddfcl-  lo������s Hall.   Visltlu-r brelliren welcome  a. I-.fUOWLI", T. H   BAKKR,  I-resiilent. Act. Secretary.  LOYAL ORANGE LODGE   No. 1658.  Roculnr mcclini'S are held in tin  Oddlcllov.'s llall on the Third Kri-  dav ol each month, at 8 ii.ni i-liarp  Visiting brethren cordially invited  Id* a. JOH.VSOX, W. M    .  W. JOIINS10N", l'.ec.-Sec.  k Cold Range Lodge, K. of P.,  No- 26, Revelstoke, B. C,  MEET-* EVEUY WEDNESDAY  111 Oddfull-iu*,' Hnll at 8  o'clock. Vlslilng Knights arc  corihally invited.  B, VAN IIOil   E, C. C - ,  ej. II. liUOCK, K.oIR. itS.  CHURCHES  If you are looking for possibilities in Estate  Speculation that will double your capital,  it will be to your interest to invest RIGHT  NOW, before the best of the properties have  been taken up. c  HEAL ESTAT  MblHODIST CHURCH, KEVELSTOKE.  l'reacliinc services at 11 a. m. and 7:30 p. m  Class meetine; at the close or llie inoriiiiiB  <erv-.ee. Sabbath School and Ilible Class at 3:SU  Weekly l'raver Meetiiii; every Wednesday  evenim; at 7:30. The public arc eor-lially  invited.   Seats Iree.  Rev C. Ladner, Pastor.  Are you looking" for Business Lots, Residential  Lots, or other Real Estate? Goldfields is the  Payroll Centre and Resident Town of the  Famous .Fish River Free Milling" Gold Camp,  and has a Future unequalled by any other  Town in the West.  For Terms and Particulars Write  ROGER   F.   PERRY,   Manager,   GoSdfieEds,   B. C  ���������H-***.*********************  m Mr^* UNION -^^Sr  Cigar   Factory  RKVELSTOICE,   B.C.  m H. A. BROWN, ��������� Prop.  @  Wi  w  ST. l'ETEIl S LIIUIICII,  ANGLICAN.  r"ic,lit a.m , llolv Eucharist; II a.m., ma .ns,  Litany and scrinmi (Holy EucharUl lirst Sun-  ���������Inv ill tlie' monlh); ���������-!:'''' Sunday school, or  children's service; 7:''G 1'reiii.o-ig (choial) and  -.ermiin. llolv Iinj.s���������Tho Holy Uueharist is  celebrated at 7 ii.ni. or 8 a.m , as announced.  llolv lluplism aiierStindaySchooi 1113:15.  c. A. I'KocilNiEH.    ector.  rRESIIYTEISIAN CHURCH.  Service everv Sundav at 11 a.m. anil 7:30 p.m.  ���������*o wliich all aie welcome. I'rayer meeting at  'p. m.everj Wednesday.  Kev, \\. C. calder, Tastor.  iW>  Brands: /f:  OUR   SPECIAL   ami  THE   UNION %  . 'I  ALL   GOODS    UNION   HADE  ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH.  Ma-ss   at 10:30  a. m ,  on   first,   ceconel and  (ourth Sundays in the month.  UEV.   PATHEH   THAYER.  SALVATION   AI'.MV.  Meeting every night in their  Hall on Front  Street.  OUR NEW PHOTO STUDIO  V  Railway Pass Unavailable.  J. Arm*,tiong. C. X. R. surveyor,  wbo has been away with a patty since  Oct. 1. exploring the so-calleel   Smoky  River pass, shown on the n-ap half  way between Yellow Heael and Pine  Riser --asses and almost in a straight  line between Eduiontonaud Fort.Sinip-  son on the Pacific, finds that no such  passesists.  Smoky River really heads in thesauic  glacier us the Grand Forks of the Fra"  ter and runs northwest after leaving  the mountains. Where no rivei* is  shown ori the maps .it all, iisiniiU livei-  called the Porcupine conies out of the  mountains by a very difficult pn.-s,  where the Smoky River pass i-> -hown.  The result of the exploration is thatno  I>ass available for 1 ail way cnn.-ti nction  exists Ijetween Yellow Head and Pine-  River passes foi a railway te> I-'oi-t  Simpson from Edmonton. The Yc-llow  llead i- toe> far south and the Pine too  far north. TheSmokyRiverpass woulel  he exactly right if it really rjxisled  where it is* shown on the map-.  Next to it. IIOWSON'S Furniture Store, i>  making both Miniature Photo- and the  regular larger style*. Cabinet I'lioto" in  the popular pltitino tones at reasonable  prices.   Our Jlantello Cabinet is MX*" per  ilo/eu.  Some Pretty *iIoiintiii";s for onr Photo  Uroaclies. Watch Charm", Lever and Dumb  Hell Cuff Links, Scarf l'nis, .t-c. These are  suggested as iery acceptable Christmrs  Gifts. I al-o make different sires of Plain  1'lioto Buttons anil I copy from any Picture. BniiM small chiltlreu for sittinirs  either In the forenoon or not late- llian  tno o'clock in the afternoon. Sunshine is  ���������r-=no"~necessar\*f --^-f,- ^���������^--���������^������������������=  HOWARD KING, I,,0T0GRAPnER  I Itevc'.st.-ke, B C.  (JO 'IO   |  ill  FOR.YOU!"  Patent Rubber Heels  and Rubber Soleing  in all *-i7.-.. an.l colcr1.  Boot and Shoe Repairing a Specialty  I, <���������&"  Vv U'.J>J  *A****������-c-l"'*-fit-x-  ' H   EDWARD  TAXIDERMIST,  DEER HEADS. BIRDS, Etc. MOUKTED,  Furs Cleaned and Pc.-aire<l. ���������..������������������'  JUST EAST OF   PRESBYTEKT.A*-*  CHURCH  Third Street.  Baker  Confecti^  -^^i^*.--  A iu\\ and complete  line of  GROCERIES  Railway  ROUND TRIP TICKETS  Christmas and   *  .-- New Year Excursions  Co  Mackenzie Ave.  and Railway Street.  H. HOLDICH  ANALYTICAL CHEMIST  -= -AND-ASSAY-ER..   Roval School of Mines, London.    Seven yearn  at "Morfa   Work",  SwanM-a.     37   years  Chief  Chemist  to Wif-an Coal and   Iron Co.,  Eng.  Late t'hemist and Assayer, Hall Mines, Ltd.  Claims examined and reported upon.  Fertcuson. B.C,  T    A. KIRK.  Domini n and Provincial Land Surveyor.  REVELSTOKE, B.C.  ���������f .-*������������������-*, *i.i* f ******************  Jas. I. "Woodrow  I^TJTGHER  44.++4.+4..*.+.*.4-.^.*.4..t+-l-+^.-l--t-I*4*-*-,r--l"  I PELLEW-HARVEY, I  I BRYANT & GiLMAN |  & Mining Engineers g  )jj and Assayers, ������  VANCOUVER, B.C.       Establishe.l ISOO    g    g  ASSAY V/0RK OF AU DESCRIPTIONS   gj  UNDERTAKEN.  E. MOSCROP. . .  Sanitary Plumbing-, Hot  Water  And Steam Heating, Gas  Fitt'n'r  Second St., REVELSTOKE, B.C.  Retail Dealer in���������-  Beet, Pork,  Mutton, Etc,  Fish and Game in Season....  All orders promptly fllleel-  cn?nSau. RBYBHWOKR B.8  DEC. 23, 24, 25     *  DEC. 30, 31  JAN. 1.  Good  to return Jan: 3rd  B  If you are contemplating going South during,  the winter of 1902-or 1903 you can get valuable.information "free of charge. -/-  Ws-iteto  OOD  Some Startling  Death Figures.  According to the btnlistienl rc-iiort of  the Interkt-itc CommeiTc commission,  21.S47 people were killeel on railroadh  in the United States dining the three  }-eai*s ending June .'W. 1000. In thc  same three yeai-? ahout 21,500 ner&ons  ���������were murdered. No btatistic-* aie at  hand, t-rhich show what mimher lost  their lives by accidents in mines, mills,  factories and other places of lahor, hut  the number must have lieen very  great. We are altogether too prodigal  of human life in this country. In the  matter of murders we seem to he  improvi'i*--.      Accoiding to the figures  *   g  ������ Tc--t'maiie np to 2,0Cfllb^.               - '(&  ft A "por laity ma.ie of elieckinn; Srnclte- Sx  ii Pulps. ������  W "���������ainplci from the Interior by mail or M  **< tixpre-i*. promptly atfenileil to. fit  *-j ^orresponilence solicited. ������  * - VANCOUVER, B. C. ' %  ^S tr.  ^WW***!-*****************  W.iO'I for salo inrlnrtlni;  3ry Cedar, Fir and Hemlock.  All   or.li-rs left at W.  M.   Lawrence's  will  tcfcive prompt nucntlon.  W. FLEMINC.  BELGIAN    HARES  The quickest breeders and Rrtiatcst  money makers  in   the   small   stock  line of the present day.      Full   ���������"���������������*"  .      stock of KASHODAS.  Price���������S<j and Sic per* pair,  according to age.  THOS. SKINNERr-R'-'-'e'S'"'1"*- B- C'  Fare and  One-Third  For full information call on  or address *  .T.-W.-Bradshaw,J^E,_J._Cpy!e1_i  Agent   " " ' Assist.-lien.  Ueve'stoko. Passenger Agonl  .Vancouver  -^                          .Pinebluff,-H. C. ,���������          '.-���������.- *%  S             He,can save you money in hotel rates."    . ,         *I&  He can direct yoii which is the best-railroad "W"  S             route to travel.',                         -                       '" ��������� y  He can direct you where" to rent  neatly'fur- "'-"X'  ���������sfr ' ''"      nished cottages or single rooms.                   _ "X  ���������^������t* $&$ 4) $) -ft ;t' 0 'I1 iP ltl tt"il&&*^&$t$t$t$t$t$t  ^1P^  WHAT fS A HOME WITHOUT A  GST D  HOW ABOUT  THAT SUIT  Of (Hollies yon promiseif-  yourself this FALL.  Onr Fall Stovk is now Ifie-  most c-oifiplel** in B.C.  Our Fancy Goods nr<* all  -ie>w..vith nf-w colors anel'.  the latest Htript-.**.  See thftn before leavinf*'  yonr order ohewhere.  Ably furnished v/ith the  Choicest the Market  affords,  BEST WINES, LIQUORS, CIGARS  Large, Light bedrooms.  Rates $1 a day.  Monthly Rate.  J. Albert Stone ���������   Prop.  Singer Sewing Machines  are sold or. easy monthly  payments.  A full supply of machines  needles and attachments arc  kept for any make of machine on earth.  H.MANNINC,: MACKENZIE AVE  " Kevelstoke-, B. C.  WOOD  For Sale.  Tim undersigned having contracted for the  whole of McMahon Droa. wood Is prepared to  supply Mill wood at  $2 Per Load  ���������Cedar Cordwood���������"a.OO delivered.-&3  ���������Hardwood at equally low rates.  ..Thos. Lewis..  Order* left at O JI. Hume A Co., Morris ic  Steed'", or At mill will have prompt attention.  REVELSTOKE    FURNITU RE   CO! Y.  THE''   SUPPLY'    HOUSE     FOR     NORTH     KOOTENAY..  "WE keep a larger and hetter. stock than any house hetween  "Winnipeg and Vancouver.    Quartered Oak Tables,- Rockers.  Bed-  ii'o6iii-Suites.-_^A_splendidJline>'-ofw_0ouche8,4-Moi'risL^.0bairs)iand  everything a First Class,House carries. , .    ,  Cabinet Making, Upholstering, Picture Framing, etc.   . .  EXTRA SPECIAL  SCOTCH    WHISKY  e  " The best" rentilta in Scotch Whisky arc obtained by" a  blend of the best distilleries. ,  Messrs. Greenlcss Brothers, of Argylesli re, con-idrri'il  the greatest whisky exports in thc world, ubw! ,*.��������� eitt  their life's experience in tbeScotch whisky busisus , and  the result Is the world's Greatest Scotch,  Kin***; Edward VII. Scotch Whisky  Distilled on the Fstato of the Duko of Argyle, Scotland  Revelstoke Wine & Spirit Csmpany, Limited, Agents  HEATED BY HOT AIR  KEASONABL1S KATES.  J-REE BUB MEETS AIX TRAIN'S.  FIRST'CLASS  ACCOMMODATION.  3  R. 3. WILSON, m  I-'ashionablp Tailor.  Ne-xt the McUiu-ty Block.  THE CITY EXPRESS  E. W.B.Paget, Prop..  Hotel Victoria  Brown &'Guerin, Props.  ELECTRIC BELLS AND LIGHT IN EVERY ROOM.,  .���������������������������,,. BTRFFTCAR ' BAR -VVELI. SUPPLIED BY THE CHOICEST  MEETS ALL^INB"- ���������**-       "       , WINES. LIQUORS AND CIGARS    .......  gSS&SfS&S&Sf&SIS&S V������&!������3.  For Sale  TWO RBsidenceson McKenzie Avonir.e, with  modern improvement"), ">-'50O each  on easy  '* tcrmi.  TWO Residences on Third Street, east, very  convenient for railway mcn,������I80O ������a<in, easy  Icrms. .       *.  ONE Kcsldenre on First Street, cast, cash  required *W������. Subject tomortnage.  Apply to,  IIAR\ E*/, McCATRKRA PI--.3-HA-,r.  Prompt delivery of parcels, r>ai'--sgc, eto.  loany part ol the city  Any Kind of Transferring  Undertaken  All orders left at R. M. Smythc's Tobacco  store, or by Telephone No.7 will receive prompt  attention  Carpenters Wanted.  Fifty carpenters wanted" at once,  ix months work. Apply to J. Ker*  nt-ghan, Revelstoke or Laggan.  P. BURNS & CO'Y  Wholesale   .nd Retail Dealers  PRIME BEEF.     PORK.     MpiTON.     SAUSAGE.  FISH AND GAME IN SEASON. J16ZU   * \  ;i  A  I **-  \t  M  H  -���������A  'V  u V  ?'*  i  l  I  .:���������>?  . '>"j*  hi  M  \n  xW  .1  ������  .i-  I**  .3  ���������f   '  1  \  .'.  V.  **���������  ���������ii  /#���������  B*^tM*N>MA*rtWii  B*tu������esf������������  ���������T'hi jrj**a*^ttufc.^  i *i������r*-.***a iii ini> -���������^���������*bk*3-������**,-s.������*m  New System of Air Brakes.  Experiments now heing made at the  Rio Grande shops- promise radical im-  piovi-iiient-. in the piesent method of  tiding iii hi.ilces. The new device i.s  tlio Hurst .lulmnalic air brake, and  the ud vantages over tlie West ingliiiusi  system are so pronounced that its,  atlvantages cannot he ignoieel hy  manufacturer:-. The experiment-  huve heen so thorough that the success  of the brake is no longer speculative.  The strik:ng advantage eif tho brake is.  apparent in mountain railroading,  where its superiority over other systems ia indisputable.  In elesceiiding steep graeles its value  becomes immediately apparent. The  entire train is in control of the "engineer, an*l with the Hurst system he  is enabled to set.the hiakes gradually  and apply any amount ��������� of power  desired. This insures a uuiform  amount of resistance.' "With the  present system the air is applied, and  "then released.  "When the speed of train increases  air is agahi applied, and icleased. In  other words the speed is reduced hy a  series of applications, whioh affect the  momentum only temporarily. It is  like bunging a descending died to a  stop, and then releasing' it .until the  momentum again becomes too great.'  Another advantage of the system is  that the air cylinders can be recharged  while the brakes are set, and by an  automatic arrangement there is very  little.waste of air. The other systems  waste the air when it is released from  the brake. The advantage of recharging the Hurst "cylinders while  the brakes are at work is apparent ln  descending long grades where there is  a heavy demand-for air pressure. In  the Hurst cylinders the air cannot be  exhausted..    -     "   "  '-    "    "  An automatic arrangement sets the  brake if a train pulls jipart in .climbing  a hill with the Hurst system of brakes.  A train. is more, evenly 'managed at  depots and can be brought to a stop at  " the precise point desired. This cannot be done with other systems.'. The  brakes can be used with other systems,  as the couplings are made like those of  the'Westinghouse pattern.-���������Salt Lake  Herald.      /  ' '    Mr. Fielding-'.s Generosity.-c  y*-"*J".F"-   "i .*������������������/*��������� -tf    r        ii r  The 'Dominion   Coal Company has  entered into a contract-to supply the  New England Coke and,Gas Company  of Boston, with Canadian co-tl at $1.05  - per ton. Today Canadians pav from  $4 to $5 per ton for the same coal.  Hon. XV. S. Fielding, as Premier of  Nov* Scotia, refused to impose on the  _" Dominion Coal Company any restriction tliat "would guarantee to Canadians a reasonable protection fioni the  - demands of the coal barons. The selling pf coal^ to Americans at less than  half the price charged to Canadians'  resulted. - This is hardly flattering to  the Finance Minister. t  '���������  When   the   Crow's   Nest" Coal com-  .  pany   sought to market their fuel in  ~'iti^'UnitM^St5tes7^H6n7l^TJ77lsrael  Tarte insisted on an agreement which  - would render the company liable to a  '  penalty   of  $3   per ton for coal sold  abroad at rates below those quoted to  Canadians.     That  was    a   patriotic  move.   The Crow's Nest Coal company  were checkmated and Canadians protected.        '    ' _ l -  In 'Mr. Fielding's case it was different.     He gave away our rights with-  - , . ��������� . y    .,  out a murmur.   That   is why we'pay  double prices for our own minerals/  And, by thf way, Mr. -Fielding has  been chosen to succeed Sir Wilfrid  Laurier as leader of the Liberal party.  It looks 'bright for 'the Crow's Nest  Coal company and the Western States.  Down in Dixie.'  j  Just now a number of pur  readers  are!planning  where  they will go for  the winter and no doubt the majority  ��������� of them will   do  as (hey have done in  'th������   past, buy   round "trip  excursion  tickets,   good   for    six     months,   to  Southern Pines, N, C, and those who  want to make side trips of n few weeks  "te Florida. Louisiana or Texas can get  . round trip tickets "from Southern  Pines to the points they desire to  visit 'at the most" favorable rate9 and  thus save' unnecessary expenses.  Southern Pines is the hend quartern  for northern tourist/ It is locnledin  the hitch sand hills among the Long  Leaf Pines on the Seaboard Air Line  Railway, which is the most direr!  route between New York, Washington  and Jacksonville, Florida.  We advise ��������� our readers who' are  expecting to make a Southern trip to  write to   Mr. John  T.   Patrick, Pine-  . bluff, N. C, and he will send them,  free of charge, printed matter that  -frill bs of much interest.  RANCH FOR SALE.  The administrators of the estate of John  D. Boyd deceased, offer for sale by lender  the property m the Big Bi-nd District,  known as "Boyd's Ranch," also the  chattel property thereon, a list ol" which  may be scan at the ollice of the under-  signed.  Tendeis \iill bo received up to Feb. ist,  1903. The ac'nimislialoi's will* not be  bound to accept tlie highest or any lender.  HARVEY, McCARTER.  &   PINKHAM,  Solicitors for Administrators.  Revelsloke, B. C, Nov. 27II1, 1902.  Notice to Creditors  [N     THE    COUNTY     COURT      OF  *��������� Kootenay holden- at Revelstoke. In  the matter of the estate of Chailes G.  Donnelly, late of Albert Canyon, B. C,  deceased.  NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that  all persons having claims against the  estate ol" the- said Charles G. Donnelly,  who died on or about the 2isl day ol  September, A. D., 1902, are requited to  send by posi picpaid or to^, deliver to  Harvey, MeCarter and Pinkham, solicitors  for the administrators, on or before the  27th day of December, 1902, their names,  addresses and descriptions anel a full  statement of particulars of their claims  and the nature of lhe seem ity (if anj)  held bv them duly certified, and that after  the" said day the administrators will  proceed to distribute the assets of the  deceased among the. parties entitled  thereto, having regard only to the claims  of which they shall then have notice.  Daled this~37tli day of November, 1902.  Harvey, McCarti'r & Pinkham,  Solicitors for George  A.   Donnelly,   and  Geo.    S.   McCr-rter,   Administrators  of  the said estate.  Land  Registry   Act.  Lots 1, 2, 3, 4, S, in Block 48, in  Town of Revelstoke, B. C,  Map 636 B.  A CERTIFICATE eil iwle'casibleTitle to the  aboiii propertv will be issued to Frank Bernard* Lewis on the '28th dn> 01 Februarv. , D.,  1901, unless In the meantime n valid objection  thereto be made to me in writing by a person  claiming an estate or interest therein or^in  an- part thereof. \  H.F. MACLEOD,  District Registrar.  Land   Keglslry   Oflice,   Nelson,  B.   C , 17th  November, lOCX1,. ' '  TIME TABLE  S.S. ARCHER OR S." S. LARDEAU  Running- between. Arrowhead, Thomson's  Landing and Comaplix, commencing October  Mth, 1901, will sail as lollows, weather permitting:'-      - 1    '  Leaving Arrowhead for Thomson's Landing  and Comaplix .... tw ice daily���������10k. and 15k.  1 Leaving Comaplix and 11 homson's Landing  for Arrowhcael ...twice dally���������7:15kand I2:*5k  Making close connections with all C. P. K.  Steamers and Trains. ���������    - **  The owners reserve the right to change times  of sailings without notice.  The Fred Robinson Lumber Co., Limited  Your Winter Supply  Of. Vegetables . . . j. 1),.  - T "  " "   ^Blioiild "be  your, tit st consideration  at  this  lime of  the-year.   -I  hnvo h lni**e  steie k,   all  .home     giown,  ' incl'i-Iin-** "  Potatoes,  Cabbage, Carrots,  Etc., Etc.  Also'a Inrge   iiu.intily ~of-  fhst'class  Timothy and Clover Hay. .  W-rile  for  pi ices and pm-  licul-tis to  S. Crowle, Revelstoke, B. C.  GO TO THE  REVELSTOKE DAIRY  *t*:oR  Pure  C. H. Lawrence  PROPRIETOR.  Write for our interesting books " Invent- f  or's Help" an'l " How you are swindled.'")*  Send us a rough (ketch or model of ,our Inr  vention or improvement and vi n-illtellyou  free our opinion ns to w-helht-r It i������* probably  uateula.ble. Rejected applications have often  been successfully prosecuted by us. We  conduct fully equipped offices fn Montieal  and Washington ; tliisq-iAlifics us to prompt-,  ly dispatch work and quickly secure Patents  as bro id as the invention. Highest references;  furnished. ,  Patents procured through Marion & Ma  tion receive ip-clal notice without charge iu  over ico newspapers distributed throughout,  the Dominion. - (  1   Specialty:���������Patent business of  Manufac ,  turers and Engineers. . *>  - MARION & MARION ?  '  , Patent Expert*- and Solicitor* (  /Office.* / New York UfeB-Id'g.nootreal <  ���������l-*C-~^!~*Xjii!2!!MS5  CITY -  RESTAURANT  Under the management of  IIRS. AND MlSS COWIB  NOTICE.    ...  Notice is hereby given that thirty days  after date I intend to apply to the Honorable the Chief Commissioner of Lands and  Works for permission to cut and carry  away timber from the following described  lands:  Commencing at a post on the East bank  of the Columbia River, about two miles,  above the mouth of Wood River and  marked "J. Ringer's south west corner  post," thence east 160 chains, thence  nortii 40 chains, thence west 160 chains,  thence south 40 chains "to the point of  commencement.  J.  RINGER.  Dated this 20th day of September, 1902.  3STOTIOE  NOTICE is hereby gi\en that thirl}  days after dale I intend to apply to the  Honorable tho-Chief Commissioner of  Lands and Works for a special license to  cut and carry away timber from the following describee! lands situated in Norlh East  Kootenay district :���������    ,  Commcncin**"*at a post plantcd'alongsidc  the Wood River trail about (5o chains  north of the head-of navigation landing on  the Columbia river and about 2)4 miles  ���������southwest of the upper trail crossing of  Wood river and marked " R. M. Hume's  southwest corner post," Ihence norlh 80  Chains, thence east So chains, thence  -.outh So chains, Ihence west 80 chains to  the point of commencement.  ���������,,  Dated this 25th day of.Septeinber,.4go2.  R. M. HUME.  OTnTOTIOE  NOTICE is hereby given that thirty  days after dale I intend to apply to the  Honorable the Chief Commissioner ol"  Lands and Works, for a special license to  cut and carry away timber from the following described lands, situated in North  Easl Kootenay district:���������  t Commencing at a post planled "on the  east side ol the" Big Marsh about 30 chains  south east of Wood liver and at a  point about one mile south of Ihe upper  traircrossiiig of Wood river and marked  " C. B. Hume's noithwest corner post,"  thence east'So chains; thence south 80  chains; thence west 80 chains; thence  north 80 chains to the point of commencement.  Dated Ibis 24th"daj of September, 1902.  C. B. HUME.  NOTIOE.'  NOTICE is hereby given that thirty  days after date I intend to apply to the  Honorable the Chief Commissioner of  Lands and Works for a special license to  cut and carry away timber from the following described lands situated in North  East Kootenay district :���������      -     ,    ,  Commencing at a post planled "on the  east side of-the-Big 'Marsh, about 30  chains south east of Wood river, and at a  point about one mile south ot the upper  trail crossing of Wood river, and marked  "C. B. Hume's south-west corner "post,"  thence easl 80 chains; thencer nr-rth 80  chains; thence' west 80 chains; 'thence  south 80 chains to the point of commencement.  ,_ Dated this 24th day of September, 1902.  C. B. HUME.  L.   JSTOTXCiXxi '  NOTICE is- hereby given that thirty  days after date I intend to apply to the  Honorable the Chief Commissioner of  Lands and Works for a special license to  cut and carry away .timber from the following described lands:��������� " "*���������"���������-,  _ Commencing al a post planted on the'  north bank of the Columbia river, just  above the mouth of Canoe river, and  marked "R. M. Hume's north west corner  post,"^ thence" south '160 chains; thence  east 40 chains; thence north itx> chains;  thence -west^ 40 chains lo the point of  commencement.  *���������   Dated this 22nd day of September, 1902  R.'M.HUME.  ; OPEN DAY AND HICHT ~  HEAL8 AT ALL HOURS  FRONT STREET  Two doors east of the  Rcvclstoko Furniture Co,  rUtH OYSTZM AFTU TNC UTM.  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICE.  Halifax and Gibraltar No 2 mineral claims  situate in the Arrou Lake -niniiit* division ol  Webt Kootenay Dislricl.  Where located���������Two miles irom thc heud of  Canyon Creek.  Take notiee that I A. It. Ilclaud, agent for  J. K. Jamieson, 1'. M 0. BI.SUI1); T. .Mathcus,  1 Ml! B6J1U; .1 Ii Hull, n4.VJ92; J LFarwlg,  B72922; intend blxty da\s from tlie date hereoi  to applytothc Mining Uecorder for uccritlcatc  of improvements for tue piirnobcof obtaining  a crown grant ol the above claim*.  And further take jaoticc that action under  bectlon 87 must be commenced before the  issuance of such certificate of improvements.  Dated thib 3rd day of Sept, VM2, a. D.  A. R. Hkyxasd.  certificate of improvements.  KOTICE.  Londonderry, Golden Rod No. 2, Hailstorm  mineral claims, situate in the Arrow Lake  Mining Di-ision of West Kootenay District.  Where located���������On Can-on Creek, joining  the Londondery, M. C.  TAKE NOTICE that I. A. R. He-,land, Agent  for T. Mathe.'h, F.M.C,, U 0,1111, J. It. Jamieson  B (18OI0. Intend sixty du> s from the date hereof  to apply to the Mining Recorder for a Certificate of Improvements for the purpose of  obtaining a Crown Grunt of the above claim.  And lurtber that notice that action under  section 37 must*be eommeiiced before the  issuance of such e-crtiflcatcof improvements.  Dated tins 3rd daj* of Sept., 1902, A. D.  A. R. HEYLAND.  NOTICE.  . NOTICE in hereby given that thirty  days after "date I intend to apply to thc  Honorable the Chief Commissioner of  Lands and Works for a special license to  cut and carry away timber from the following described lands in Noith West  Kootenay district:���������  Commencing al a post planted on lhe  east bank ofthe Columbia river at a point  about six miles northerly Irom Big -Moulh  creek and adjoining the northern boundary  of the lands owned by the American Syndicate, and marked "J. P. Hume's soutli  west corner post ;' thence cast 80 chains;  thence north 80 chains;" thence west 80  chains; Ihcnce south 80 chains to the  point of commencement.  Dated this .-.th-day of October, 1902.  J.  P. HUME.  NOTICE.  NOTICE is lieieby gi\en that thirty-  days alter date I intend to apply lo the  Honorable the Chief Commissioner of  Lands and Works (or a special license to  cut and carry away timber from the following described lands in Nortii West  Kooienay. District:���������  Commencing at -a post planted on the  west bank of the Columbia rivei about  five miles below the mouth ot Gold Stream  and*inarked "George Knapp's south east  corner-post," thence, west 80 chains;  thence nortii 80 chains; thence east 80  chains; Ihence south 80 chains lo lhe  point of commencement.       t ,  Dated this 9th day of October, 1902.-  . GEORGE KNAPP.  THE TOWNSITE OF  IS NOW OH THE MARKET.  2oo -  e��������� 2 00  BUY BEI-ORE YOU SLEEP.  CIRCLE CITY .is the Terminus   of   the   proposed    Railway   already   surveyed  via ilie 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. .... . ... . ������  ater  Power  Which will be utilized next Season by Concentrating Plants.  SEND FOR PARTICULARS AT ONCE  TO THE GENERAL AGENT,  G. B. BAT  Ferj-ru'son, B. O.  35"  -***  -.-���������-si  "<���������������  j*i  ������������������**&[  ���������** *-i  - "."���������"-��������� I  ** i\  r.***,-J-1  "tf"**-1  A*'t  7,.m  $SfjZl  yy  -**p_-i  *JHI#**#&KW#L**i9*JPPi&������:>������-iP. t-*-*^*'*''*****'***-^**-***'**-^^ *���������"��������������� '���������* xlxfxWxtUmt ���������  .NOTICE.    c    '"  NOTICE ' is t hereby given that thirty  days after' date I intend to apply to the  Honorable lhe Chief Commissioner of  Lands and Woi ks, for a special license to  cut and carry away tiinber from the following described 'ands in North West  Kootenay district:��������� -���������  Commencing at a post planted at the  south east corner ol Lot 8o, G. 1., according to the oliicial plan of the survey of the  American Syndicate Lands in the Big  Bend district, and at a > point about 4*^  chains cast of the Columbia river aboul  two'and a half miles below the mouth of  GoldStream and marked. "J. P. H ume s  north east corner post,"., thence west 80  chains; thence soutli '80 chains; thence  east 80 chains; thence north 80 chains'to  the point of commencement. -   **  Dated this 8th day of October, 1902.  J. P.  HUME.  JSTOTIC-E  IsTOTIOE-  NOTICE is hereby given that thirty  days after date I intend to apply to the  Honorable the Chief Commissioner- of  Lands and Works for a-special license lc^  ent "and carry away timber from the  followiug described lands :���������  Commencing at a post planled on the  north bank of the Columbia - river, jusl  above the mouth of Canoe river, and  marked 'R. Davis' southwest corner post,'  thence north 80 chains; thence east 80  chains; thence south 80 chains; thence  west 80 chains to the point of commencement. ^ . '  Dated this 22nd day of September, 1902  R.  DAVIS.  NOTICE is hereby given that 30 days  after 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 Wesi Kootenay :���������Commencing at  W. le Maistrc's north.west corner post  near Boyd's ranch about half a mile from  the, Columbia river, thence east 80 chains,  tlicnce soulh 80 chains, thence west 80  chains, thence north 80 chains to point of  commencement.  Dated the 23rd day of October, 1902.  W.' le MAISTRE.  TSTOTIO-E  NOTICE is hereby given that 30 days  after date I will apply to the Chief Commissioner of Lands and Works for a  special license to cut and carry away  timber from thc following described lands  in West Kootenay :���������Commencing at  Peter Agren's south west corner post near  Boyd's ranch about half a mile from the  Columbia river, thence - east 80 chains,  thence north 80 chains, thence west -lo  chains, thence south 80 chains to the  point of commencement.  Dated the 23rd day of October, 1902.  PETER AGREN. ���������  NOTICE.  Kotlc - Is hereby given that 30 days after date  I intend to appl) to tbe Cblef ''omnil-nioncr of  Laud" and Works for permission to cut and  rarry away limber from the following described  lands: II  Commencing at a nost marked "E Btelss'  south west corner post," tbence north 80 chains,  tbence east SO chains, thencesouth 80 cbains,  tbence west 60 chains to the point of commencement.  Dated this SSth day of November, 1902.  '    " B.8TEIS8.  NOTICE.  Notice is hereby given tbat 30 days after date  I intend to apply to the Chief Commissioner of  Lands and worlu for permission to cut and  carry away timber from the followlngdescribed  lands:  Commencing at a post marked, A. Y. Ander  son's sonth west comer pool," thence north 120  cbains, tbence east to tbe west bank of Flsb  river, tbence south following the bank of Fish  river to the point of commencement.  Dated this 25th day of November, 1902.  A. Y. ANDERSON.  35TOTIOE  NOTICE is" hereby given that 30 days  after date I will apply lo the Chief Commissioner-of Lands t and Works for a  special license to cut and carry' away  timber from the following described lands  in West Kootenay :���������Commencing al  J. A. Kirk's north west corner post thence  cast 40 chains, Ihcnce south 160 chains,  ihcnce west 40 chains, tlicnce north 160  chains to point of commencement.  Dated the 23rd day of October, 1902.  J. A. KIRK.  25TOTIOE  NOTICE, is' hereby given that 30 days  aftc**u|ate I will .apply to the Chicf.Com  missioner ^ of Lands and Works for a  special license to cut and carry away  timber from the following described lands  in West Kootenay :���������Commencing at  Peter Agren's south west corner post near  Boyd's ranch on the Columbia river,  thence norlh 160 chains, thence cast 40  chains, thence south 160 chains, tlicnce  west 40 chains to the point of commencement.  Dated the 23rd day of October, 1902.  PETER AGREN.  ,; '';���������*���������������    The Smelting Centre of the Similkameen .Valley.    Backed- by the payrolls of two'.  )' gigantic coal companies and'the' Copper and Kennedy Mountain Mines.  1 t"\ '  Surrounded by the following resources:. "Coal, geld, copper, silver and a fine agri-*.  cultural country.    Large herds of cattle, fruit in abundance, with  a climate almost southern.  and all that could be asked.-* ,���������'_''  '    ���������* ASHNOLA is owned .-mil lucked by the payroll of the Similkaineeii Valley Coal" Company,   Ltd..  which is a. guarantee in ilsclf-uf iLs success.   The equipment and development of their coal mines, installiB"? -  of water, electric light and power pl.uils nre already arranged for.   The development of the Ashnola Co*u  'Company's mine hy the Eastern Cat-italisls. who have established their payroll at ASHNOLA,' makes it the  '���������J-  coming city of theintorior of British Columbia. ' ...  City of Wmider, Progress aiid Great Prosperity  ., Lots.in Ashnola are'safe invejLfnc'n'ts. Tu Blocks 1 to 4 and 13 to 20 the price will be advanced 2Sc-  p'er month until May 1st, 1002, and to ten per cent, in the reiiiaiiiini; blocks. The present price is from 930 bm.  $225     Twenty-five per cent, cash, three, .six mid nine months.-.vijiipiit inteiest.  Arrangement!, are already completed for 13i--;ht buildii/gs, including cottages for the Employees of  thecompany at Ashnola /This work will he under full headway by,"May 1st.  Four yenrs ago the Crow's Nest Shares could be bought iind were sold at 11 cents. Today they*!"."  quote 1 at ������80.00. "With thc advent of transposition, Similkameen Valley Coal can bedeUvered at may  point in West Ilootenay or Vale as cheaply as by any other Company in Canada. ' "*    -  *f-, ^* I  ���������&*-*������  *   n   -  .-jiL.  J&  '?r't  A- vri  '7kz\  1 * *-.-r -.��������� I  FQR FURTHER PARTICULARS APPLY TO    ' '  SIMILKAMEEN   VALLEY   COAL   CO.,    LIMITED.  . NELSON,  B. C.   MA-t-**'--'*-'-*-'*'*'^^  rj>***pf*v*'*a*#*4f&<x*404&4f������il������*ra'*'**Ga\  . .*. .-fr. .*. .*. ������**". .-fr. .**** .*, t-i-* f-jt*, t*t*i **fri t*t*i i*Jt*i i*t*i "i'i i"1*! t*t **��������� ***** ���������*��������� ***** *'  t Iff Iff iff iff iff iff Iff iff iff iff iff iff iff iff '4.1 'ff *.".' 14.I Iff iff I ft iff t  Do You Want to Make Your Business Pay?  It Pays to Buy-*Aii Advertising Space in  We Can Show Tha Road to SwooaM - 4 'f  *.t  NOTICE.  NOTICE Is hereby given, that thirty divs  after date I Intend to ap|ily to thc Honorable  the Chief Comml-sloner of Lands and Works  for a special license to eut and carry away  tlmuer from she following described land-,  situated ln Norlh East Kootenay -District:���������  Commencing at a post planted on the north  bank of tlie Columbia Kiver at the outlet ol  ' lnbasket Lake and marked "B. A. Lawson's  south east corner post." thence north 80chains:  thence west SU cbains: thence south 80 chalus;  tbence east 80 chains to the,point of commencement.  Dated t      !"7th day of September 1902.  LAWSON."  erald  waymen's Journal  IT HAS A LARGE CIRCULATION  IT COVERS THE FIELD        _"IT GIVES ENTIRE SATISFACTION.  SUBSCRIPTION RATE   :    $2.00 PER YEAR IN ADVANCE.  iw  ir  *w  o  ir  Our Job Printing Department  -Is equipped with thc Latest Faces of Type, the Best of Presses and Inks, and  we guarantee Clean, Neat and Attractive Work. No Job too Large or too  Small.  *.*  We Print     WelPrint ...  Dodgers,     Posters,  ~&3  Envelopes    Circulars  Streamers,   Dates              ,  Bill Heads Letter Heads  Note Heads Pamphlets  Books.        Visiting Cards  Business Cards.  ���������  Stationery of all kinds.  Revelstoke Herald Job Room  First  Street.  m*j}P* m't*. .4*. ������.T������ m*T. mV*  i.-*lS ������������������������ jfc. ������***I**������  1T1 tfT.  ������Ti  |T������ -.*ft*������ xxt'T. iTi  1T1 tT. ������������������������������  .'  ij** ���������������X*f"X* *iP"iI* *F W *xLr "X'"-fe1 *X* 'A* "Sr "*X-*Ty *aV *Xr  V -Xr*"*ty *  ~3*- .  i yi  -4.il  <r  '���������<**  o  ���������������  ir  i't  3Xr   I  ,.   m  ���������tr-s  w  #"*--.  1 / ''.*  -*���������     ��������� *-1 si i. 'AMONG   THE   FLOWfcRS.  *Th������ irarden r*t������ swuny to and fro.  Tbra came ������ whi^vwr soti and low;  -AM *a.d the Uly to the rose:  "Th*t is hor lover, I suppose.*'  ���������Says ron������: "He oomeB here every da*j,  t wonder what, they have to sriy?*'  "Tcey -don't soe us !*' the jaw-nine sighs.  *"Eaon looks Into tbe other'** eyes i"  ���������**He loves her so J" the rose replied,  *"Oh .���������here they couie!" the violet cried.  *"He holds her hand," the pansy said,  **Aad like the ro**e, sle blushes red."  *Aa<i rose reiuurricd : "It H uot riuht  -for us to list en���������nor -oolite���������  To all their vow*-ana tender sichs���������  Oh, -dear l -he klifted her I���������t-hui* your eyes J"  ���������il. lmlav Taylor, in Uodey's.  D7!. FUESTO.Yri  BROTHER.  I*-   ^  Twas sister in a lame male surgical  -Ward of a well-knuwu -hospital in ili'*  aiortb of England at ihe timo when Uie  ���������following incident occurred:  A' few m'-iulis. previously oue of those  disasu-oiis colliery explosions, ouly too  common ia.our ceij-hborhuod, had  cakeo place, and eight of ."he iiicji,  . :J*>ooi. CfUc-w.-",' all ��������� badly Injuvet), had  been brought inio the Martin ward.  AVe all,had'a"heavy Lime of it. and  Mir ho"use sureeon���������never very *>i-Miii-  ���������bad completely broken down under  the strain ot his devoted aiieuiiou to  bis patient**..  . He had the satisfaction of seein** all  ���������*be cases (with one exception) fairly  ��������� carted on the road lo convalescence  ^before -he, too, c-aiue on the sick list,  ���������and was ordered absolute rest for several months. Xo mau ever deserved a  Vest more than he.  By his constant' and unwearied labors of lore he had earned the blessing pronounced; on Abou Ben Adbom  ilis, "One Who loved his \ fellow-men."  WVe all greatly missed liis cheery pros*  tsnee In the wards, and felt small in-  terest in the:' doctor'.who c:uuc as hi**  "'locum" feeling sure that no one could  take his place.  ��������� ' Dr. Freston, tho temporary houso  surgeon, however,������������������-. made a favorable  'impression on bis arrival, and soon  : showed that he thoroughly knew his  -work. He had a quiet, reserved manner, and we bad worked together ���������'some-  days before I learned anything moro  jabout liim.' Then an accident, if thero  is such a" thins,*-s"howed-mc *he real  ���������mail. One evening, on going his rounds  I reported a new case, just come in, to  -Joim. It -was a man wlio had been  ���������found lying in the road. He liad evl-  . j-dently fallen agaiu-it the curbstone and  -Toad received a scalp wound. That ho  ,-was a stranger in the town was proved  |*>y somle papers in his pocket, showing  bim to have been discharged from a  .sailing .vess-al at Hull u few days previously.  ' "I have] cot .made out "ils history  yet,*' I said; "he seems to be very  poor, and apparently has no friends."  "No friends!" repeated Dr. Freston,  ,"*vith an expression 1 had not seen ou  'bis face before. "Very few* of us realize what" those words mean, sister.  ���������It means more than mere friendliness.  It means a man's life without any in-  '."fluence for good upon it���������uo restraint  'to keep him from sinking io the lowest  "depths: no anefhor to hold him back  Jrom suffering shipwreck on the rocks  "which surround us all: some seen, and  (some hidden ones more dangerous than  all. No!"-:��������� He seemed to have forgotten" he was speaking to -me, and  -remembering checked himself.  "We see so many suiih lives in our  ���������"work." I said.  "Yes." he, said, slowly and absently,  as if bis ttiou-rlris were far away, "it  must always be a sad siglu, even if  those who" suffer are utter strangers  to usj'  ��������� He paused, rhon turned round to face  "scne, and spoke more Quickly, as if he  wished to force himself io say something.  To me it is the mo������t painful si-ilit  of all. because 1 am haunted by the  feeling that somewhere in this world  there" may now lv a man who Is  friendless'and alone through my fault.  "Every fresh face 1 see I think may be  Tiis. Every moniing 1 wake wit'll the  Vnousbt * that 1 may see it before  ���������algfoi."  1 looked at him with intense intor-  ���������������sst. My woman'.-" wr-iincr. which so  seldom err.-*, told me that he bad never  ���������spoken of this to any one before, and  that it was a great relief to bim to  do so now.  -* 1���������lon--r������l-:o-he.'Vr_mQ-;.i^���������He_sej;n-ied_  to read the sympathy expressed, iu my  face and went on more quietly:  ;"l bad  a  younger   brother.    There  ���������were oiily two of u.-*.   I was older bv  three  years,  and  both  in   appearance  '���������and: character we were totally unlike.  Ee  had  been spoiled   by   my   father.  Who always let him have liis own way  chit-ay.   I   fancy,  on  account of    the  svrong likeness bo bore to our mother.  -who (Ued .when we were r-u!le youm*.  I was at Oxford readin** for a degive  previous to entering the hospital when  my '3-her died, and 1���������but do I bore  you: '1 have no rii-h* to inflict all this  on you, bul smnehi-w you alway-* look  as if you were y**'-! to li.-arlng other  people's troubles.    1  uci'.cc every one  com-rs to you."  "Piea--e so on." 1 could no; say more.  "My father had had a na-ty fall In  l-^ *   - the bunting field, and wa- alm..-t ut  l*������   I the las: before I  got to ti'.m.    All his  affair.-  w*-re In  perfect order,  but  ho  wa.*  anxi-ui"  about .I.iek���������alway.'   hi.i  firet though*.  ���������" 'You'll look after bim. Tom.' he  said, 'Pro in ise me you will look after  'him. If yon protnlso I know yon won't  -go back. A prom!-.'' i-* a promise with  , S'oti. Tom: I could always trust you.'  "I did promise, again and again, and  ���������God knows I meant to keep my word,  -and my old father died quite happy  -with my promise still sounding in Ills  ���������ears aad his eyes resting to the last  ���������on his darling Jack. lie never doubt-  ���������ed mo for a moment. How could lie  foresee? I ata thankful he died  Uappy.- Do you think he knows now,  ���������".iter, how 1 kept my word?"  I shook my head, but did not speak.  "I went back to Oxford, and .lack  ���������entered the same college. That was  the mistake. At a distance���������if I had  -July seen him now and then���������we might  "have got on well enough: but at my  elbow, alway*. bursting into my ��������� room  ���������when 1 wanted to read, filling his  "room with friends as noisy and light-  hearted a* liini<*-*lf. spending money  ~e***k!e.---ly on all Rides, and turning  ���������everything 1 ea'd into a joke���������all this  -was a "dally annoyance to mc. It grew  intolerable.'',! had no sympathy at all  -with any of his pursuits, and I grew  -nor-* cold nnd rcson-eil.-nr.til one day.  ���������masp-jr.-ited m-jre than usual, 1 told  "Him '".hat If he wanted to go to the  ���������doss  he  might   go  by   bin-sulf.     Ills  temper was as quick as mine. nis  ���������harp answer drew a sharper one from  me, which roused him to a fury. 'You  -won't see me a^aln, so you need uot  trouble your bead about lt. I can work  for myself,' and 'he was gone. Even  then, sister, if 1 had gone alitor "lim, 1  might 'have stopped him, ibut.l was  mad willi him,, and was glad that he  was gone. As glad then to hear that  bo was gone as I should be now to  bear that once again, on tbis earth,  I might hope to see his face. 1 live for  tlmt. and one day it may come."  "And you never 'heard of him again?"  "No sound from that day to this. He  weut without money, and lie could  draw none except through mo."  "Perhaps," 1 suggested, utterly at a  loss what .to say, "he found some work  01'���������"  .���������"Work! .Tack never did a day's  work 1n his life; ho was not made to  .work."  "Do 'you'think that some of his  friends " I began, ral.hcr hopelessly.  "No." he replied, with a deep tone  of sadness in his voice; "no; not ono  of bis friends ever heard of him���������  that's four���������no, live years ago. Five  years���������and night nnd day 1 think ot  .those words, 'You will look after Jack,  Tom.* "  ���������Tliere -was a silence I did hot know  bow to break.  "1 think, sister." he added, looking  up with eyes which long sorrow had  tilled with wonderful doptli.of expression, "I think I should have put an  end to my life before now; but 1 knew  father's tlrst question -would be, 'Have  you looked after him, Tom''"'  The door "opened to admit the  stretcher with a new. case from the  surgery, and Dr. Freston was in a moment the professional man, absorbed  in investigating the extent of the new  arrival's injuries.  Before leaving the ward he turned  to the bedside of the piUiont whose  friendless condition had led to our  conversation. He took down the head  card to fill up the details.  "Name, sister'.'"  "George Thomas."  "Age?"  "I do not know; he looks about  forty; but he is very weather-beaten.  The doctor glanced at the tanned,  scarred face, nearly hidden by bandages, and stood hesitating, pen in hand.  "Occupation���������do  you  know'."  "Sailor."  "No other particulars,  sister?"  He laid tihe card on the table and  wiped his pen carefully���������a methodical  and orderly man iu every detail of his  work.  "I only found a few coppers and  these old papers in his pocket," I said,  showing the contents of a pocketjbbok  much the worse for wear.'.. One orum-  nled piece of paper had the words,  "15 Back Wells Court, Hull," written  upon it; probably the address of his  last lodging. I proceeded to unfold  another ��������� piece, and found an old, plain  gold lockot, worn thin and bright; oue  side was smooth, on the other was a  monogram still faintly legible,  ".T.F."  I felt it suddenly suatohed from my  hands. ��������� ""  Dr. Freston had seized it. and, carrying it quickly across the ward, turned  the gas on full, and gazed on the  locket with eyes chut seemed to pierce  it throug'li. ,_  "Look, sis-ter!" .ho said, and his  strong hand shook .as he held it towards nie, "tliere can be no mistake.  I  rume^ibor this locket so well,   .rack  ive l-y-'io my 'l'aillicr wirh this photo  ���������""aa nothing more to Jjc learned at  that address, he' told nie. The people  the������e remembered quite well a man  who gave the name of George THiomas  Bleeping there for one night a week  ago, but tliey were sure they bad no  otmer lodger at the time. Tliey knew  nothing, whatever about the man. Ho  was evidently very poor, but hs-d paid  for what ho had ihiul.  "I ought not to have built so many  hopes upon so slight a fouud-ilion," lie  replied, with a poor attempt at a  smile, and a tone of weary sorrow, in  his voice. "1 have waited so long that  I ventured to think that perhaps  at last lie������������������" lib en.' checking himself,  and with an effort turning his thoughts  elsewhere���������"biit I am late, sister. I  must catch up my work. Have you  anything for me to-night?"  "Will you sign No. ,7's paper? The  .wound was very superficial, and Mr.  .Tones discharged him this moraiiug.  He is anxious to get on."  "1 must speak to him first; he may  be able to tell me something more."  and he turned towards No. 7, sitting  by the lire, and for the first time he  looked him in the face���������the first time  for live years, rather; for I saw Dr.  Freston pause as if transfixed, and the  next moment he was at his brother's  eido.  .".Tack!" he said. ".Tack!" and could  not say another word.  But that was all'he had to say. .Tack  had been the thought of'his life, night  and day, for five years. And now  .Tack was there, and he .held Ulm fast,  what should he say but repeat ".lack!"  again and again, until he could realize  that tbis was no dream, but rather the  awakening to a better and happier  life than he 'had known before: Jack  said nothing at all. For one moment  he had looked around as if wishing to  escape; but if he would lie could hot.  And ���������where in the world that he had  found so bard and merciless could he  hope to meet fhe warm welcome which  strove to find utterance in his brother's  happy eyes, which gazed on the ragged figure before him as if he could  never lbnk enough?  That is all the tale. Tt gavo the patients something to talk about for a  day or two. and was then forgotten���������  in the ward, at least.  But ther'*. are three people from  whose memories no word or act recorded hore can ever be effaced. Need  1 name lliem? Thoy arc Dr. Freston,  ,Tnck, his brother, and myself, Tom  Freston's wife.���������Chicago Mail.  It la reckoned that the household  and personal refuse of all kinds and  street sweepings of a town amount to  about half a ton annually per head of  the population.  Chicago has a bird hospital, the only  6ne of its kind in the world, ���������where  Gick and wounded birds are received  and cared for.  The thirteen Atlantic pablts now.in'  ose represent a total capital of about  ������17,000,000.  In Holland it is the custom tor women to wash the china and silver used  at breakfast and tea. immediately after the loeal and in the presence of  A  HAT1UM0N1AL SHOT.  graph inside before he wont to school,  and after father died .lack kept it. lt  was au old joke of vheirs io take each  otiher's things, because they wero  market!.with the same initials. I could  swear to this anywhere and 1 see quite  clearly how itoamo lieiie. .lack met  this man at Hull, perhaps lie came off  the same boat, and if he was bnrd'up  ���������but lie must have been hard up before he would iiarl with this, and then  it's-not much use to anyone else. No  one would give a 'shilling for an old  thing liko this, but here it is, and  here's the address of wliere the man  stayed. It's the Iirst clue 1 have ever  had. sister," aud his face was bright  with hope."Jack may be still there;  1 'must go without losing a .minute. I  may catch him before he goes on further. Is there anything else you want  me for to-night?"  He was already near tihe door. "No,  uot-ro-n'g*iit;-thu-others-are-*-a!!_ve**y_  comfortable; but do you not .think it  would be worth while to ask tliis man  where "lie got the locket? It may not  have been in Hull at all, and ; you  would have the journey for nothing  Give me the, locket and I will ask  him."  He handed it to me without appearing tofollow what I had said.  The idea of his brother being within  reiich had taken such a hold of his  mind that be could hardly endure a  minute's delay before going off to seek  bim.  I bent over No. 7's bed.  "I found this among your things." I  said. "Is lt your own, or did some one  sell it to you?"  He looked up quickly and suspiciously-  "What do you want to know for?"  he muttered.  "I only want to know whntiher the  man who ownr-d .this first, wat* with  yon at this addivss in Mull."  lie looked at nn- sha'mly, and did  not answer for a minute.  "Yes," he "aid, slowly, "tho man who  owned that was there when I ���������win,"  and''lie turned round, aa if unwilling  to say more.  "I had learned all I wished, awl repeated the information to Dr. l"i\T,ton.  "Thank yon very much," llie said,  simply. "' "flood night, sister;, I may  not see 7011 for a few days." He was  already on the landing.  '"flood night, Dr. Freston," but I  doubt if he hoard me. He was halt-  way downstairs.  Next (lay Dr. Freston'H work was  done by thn Junior surgeon, and the  ward routine went on as usual.  I could find'out nothing more ot No.  7's history, except "that his real nge  was twenty-**!ght. Ho. looked at. least  ten years older. Ho was knocked  about a good deal in the world, he  told some of his follow patients.  His injuries proved to be very slight  and on tihe evening of tbo second day  he was allowed to sit up for a short  time.  On thc day following, wlien It. was  growing dusk, tihe door of the ward  opened, and Dr. Freston came qult-cr  ly in.  I saw nt a glance that ho had not  been successful In his search.    Tliere  Tlie Kcc<*ntri.-lty ���������>f lair,  'An action highly interesting to  lovers of both sexes' was uot long ago  heard before Judge Kay, of Boston.  The plaintiff, a young lady, the'daugh-  ter of a wealthy gentleman, became  engaged to the defendant against her  parents wish. When the engagement  was broken oft the defendant made  demands for money, and to enforce his  claims, threatened to publish the love  letters that had passed belween them.  An 'application for an injuntion to  restrain him from doing so was made,  nnd not only granted, but the defendant Tiad to pay the costs.  A peculiar action was recently heard  at a country court. The defendant in  the case possessed a piece of forest  ���������land, and on this land a thick crop of  thist.lcs sprang up. When the wind  was high the seed from these was  blown into the pl-.vintifi's garden, took  root, and did damage. He accordingly sued for compensation, and recovered !>lo damages.  Damas-cs to the extent of $5,000 for  the omission of a single word in a  newspaper report seems a .heavy penalty for what might, after all, havo  boen a more printer's error. Such,  however, was awarded not long since  for the omission of the word "not" in  an* Irish  newspaper.  A curious application was mado not  long ago before a justice of the peace.  A baby, having been left by Its morhcr  wlth another woman to mind. she. on  hearing tbat the mother had disappeared, tried, but without success, to got  it into the workhouse. The lawyer  who appeared for the woman told rhe  justice that unless he admitted the  baby into the workhouse at once he  would leave it in his custody. He  thon directed tho woman to placo the  buby on the court table and walk out,  which she did,* leaving the feeding-  bottle witli the unlucky infant. "The  child is now destitute and neglected,"  "saiTl~t"ne -i a w y e r.���������'-a-ad-y->u r_honor_Lca.n  order its removal to the union." Need  We rafchor prided ourselves upon being small, but select���������small, that is, as  1 community. ."Select!"- old Miss  Mayberry Is reported to ihave observ-  "-d. "They call themselves select, do  they? Wbore wore thoy selected from?  That is what I want to know." ' Of  course, no oue Satisfied her .impertinent curiosity. We' all know where  wo camo from, if ������he didn't, and soma  wine of us held strange opinions as to  Ml������������ Mayborry's ulbimate destination;  butt that is neither here nor tliere.  Still, it was "rather a startler," when  old Mr. Egglestons, of Beranondsey,  came down to Wlllowtxiwu to live. He  was fabulously ..ridh; he swallowed  peas: with Ms knife, and called *l"hem  "marrerfa'ts;" he was impatient, headstrong, choleric, apoplectic. Two important facts saved 'hi-m from social  ostracism���������bis aldermanic dinners and  his daughter Sempronia.  It la not very easy to describe Sempronia. Her beauty had tan elusive  way of defying description. Wben":she  entered a room people were vaguely  conscious that something pleasant had  happened. If you were fortunate  enough to take her in to dinner she  confirmed that Impression. Even mock  turtle lost its mockery when she sat  beside you. Not that old Eggleston  often put people off with mock turtle;  he. was far too fond of dipping his  white beard in the genuine thing to  wish to "impose imitations on his  guests. ' Poor Harry Nichson's troubles, however, began the first time he  dined at the Egglestxins', owing to Mr.  Bg-rloston's ambiguous speech. My.  Eg-jlestoo-i was,gobbling away at his  soup, and only'left oft to observe that  he "couldn't 'eat the 'ot 'ouse."  "But, my dear sir," observed Harry  "nothing but an ostrich could eat your  ���������hothouse."  "Don't yon be Impertinent, young  man," retorted Mr. Eggleston, "or you  and 'me'U 'ave words: I will 'eat lt if  I   like.  Sempronia threw oil on the troubled  waters, but not berfove Mr. Eggleston  had remarked to the remains of his  soup that Harry was "a nordaoious  sparrer."  Sempronia was fond of her fathe-".  She didn't obtrude the fact, but skilfully contrived to "throw   her ��������� mantle  over bim at .all the social functions or  the neighborhood.    It soon oeoame an  understood  thing that  any. one  who  poked  fun  at  Mr.  Eggleston  had  no  chance   of   winning   the   good graces  of     his     beautiful ; daughter.       Her  mother     liad     been     a     lady ��������� a  very  feeble one, and married -Eggleston on account ot his strong-mindedness.    Mrs. Egglestou's relatives were  so astonished by the originality of such  a reason tihat they cut her..  It preyed  on  Mrs.   Eggleston  a  good  deal, 'but  she lived very happily with ber husband until Sempronia was born. Then,  like Mrs. Dombey. "she couldn't make  an effort���������and died!    People who saw  poor Mr. Eggleston at that awful t".me  said  that he was  as  one  distraught.  He sat by tlie dead  woman, "holding  her. hand until -she was taken away to  the crave.   Then he fell down in a fit:  He was only prevented from following  his wife inro tho silent land by hearing the doctors say that he hadn't a  chance ot living.    In order to contradict them he recovered.   If he couldn't  " 'eat the 'ot 'ouse" il wasn't, for want  of trying h's jaws ou everything else  he came across.  Still, with all his faults,.old Mr. Eggleston was much beloved In Willow-  town. His speech when he first took  tlie chair at thc "Penny Readings"  was a, model of metaphorical research.  Whea_LJook .j-mind.. 'ere,"  ihe  said  less to say. the baby *ra* soon taken  to the relieving ofiicer and conveyed  to the'workhouse.  The action for slander brought by  Mr, George Augustus Salri some  years ago against Mr. Harry Furniss  will be remembered. The slander complained of was uttered by Mr. Furn.KS  ln a speech. In the course of wliich he  said that Mr. Sala. in submitting throe  drawings of a head, foot and hand to  the Academy, unfortunately portrayed  six toes Instead of five upon the foot  he drew, and so did not get into the  schools. T.he Jury gave Mr- Sala **23  damages.  i.lnni'a firxxK In t.hr> WttrUrt.  "I find there is a gone-nil impression:." said Fred i'- ^������,aip������'>n, an attache of the Cincinnati Zoological Gar-  dons, who wns at the I.aclede rec������*nt-  ly, "that lions are the nio--t costly wild  animals sought after by keepers of  menageries and circuses. This Is quite  wrong. I.ions ilia ve for some time been  almost a drug on the market, and except when they are remarkably largo  they do not .fetch a large price. Tho  craze of late years has been after rare  animals which are very difficult to  capture.  "The white wildcat of Russia Is  worth almost, a 'fortirno, and one was  sold quite recently for the apparently  ridiculous sum of ."512,000. CTho.se animals are only found on mountains of  perpetual snow, and they nre so perfectly white that it Is difficult to distinguish them when they arc crouching. For this reason a.lso thoy are very  hard to keep in captivity, a temperature of more than fifty degrees klllln--  them off In a day or two. It costfl a  great deal more to'keep one of these  animals ������mpplled with half-frozen air  than to feed It."���������St. I.oui9 Globe-  Democrat.  Aet.finl I.llco r;*Hldri.*i.  The Cherokee Indlaiw were rorontly  paid thc $6,740,000 due on the sale of  Cherokee lands. Tho Indians acted  like children, buying the simplest articles for the most exorbitant price,  seemingly afflicted with a desire to  get rid of their wealth as soon as possible. *  sticking his dctermined^nn7m.bs"~well-  into his white waistcoat, "I ask myself  what brings me 'ere. and I says to myself, says I���������Money! I've never been  properly eddicated. but I've made-  Money! I was born in 'Jhe gutter, so  to speak, but I've made���������TMonoy! I  ain't the genuine come-over-Willlam-  tbe-Conqueror and other-fine-old-crust-  ed-thiovr-s lot (any one can tell, I'm not  real Dosset, nnd only oleomargarine),  but I've made���������Money! Nobody'd call  mo a new-laid Brahma: T'-m only a  sl.-"teen-to-the-shillin'-*i.n<l-tako-me-back-  if-'igb-French-cgg, but' I've made���������  Money! And now I've made money I  mean to spend It on people I like, so  I'll be very glad If y-jii'll all come up  to supper when the performance Is  over. Mr. Nicholson's g^ng to" sing  The 'Eart Rowed Down.' I don't  know what it's 1>owed.<lr������wn about, but  I df-way it's very pretty." And Mr.  Eggleston retired amid thunderous ap-  puune.' ;<*  Harry Nicholson .���������lirrrf ''The Heart  Bowed Down" with gnsit effect. "He's  always up af tbe 'all," Mr. Eggleston  In-formed the peoplo. He liked Nicholson now, alrtK-ugh he couldn't resUt  calling him "a confounded young  puppy for sniggfrir." beotuxe 1 got  flummoxed and said 'Mr. Ue^-itiition  will give a *"mlth**'lhe other "-'night.  He's of a good family, Nicholson is.  I sfiionld like my daughter to marry  Into a zotyl fam'Iy. I never was mucn  of a fam'Iy roan myself, though I  dessay I could buy a crest and a Latin  mortar at the 'Erald's college. Still,  It's a fine thing to have a picture gallery full of .beautiful murderesses and  rnlTlns In armor and Sir 'Ugos and Sir  lAinchalots, and l.afly Ediths of the  white nnd, nnd srltdlUke."  Sempronia did not object to Nicholson's picture gallery at all. She* and  Nl'fholson wore always together. Of  course, Nicholson was poor. Indeed,  liis picture gallery was his chlof possesion. He w,as expected to live up  to it. Peoplo supposed tbat ho did  something for a living,' but no ono  : knew exactly what it was. One day,  however. It occurred to him that he  f was In love.  "I'm poing away," lie said abruptly  to Miss^Rggleslon.  They were sitting by the drawing  room lire.'; It was ouly 0:30, but Just  nfter Christmas lt is very dark at that I  time. Miss Bg-gleston w-Js cflod ln  black Telvet, -and what Mr. Eggleston  called "tihe fain'ly ��������� dtaions" sparkled  on her whi te neck. Mr. Eggleston always insisted on her wearing jewels  at dinner. He was mortally afraid of  his susjoicions-lookliig' butler, as that  stonj*-hearted functionary bad threatened "to .resign".���������.'If Mr. Eggleston  dared to sit down to dinner in a shooting jacket. "If people don't respect  themselves," he had observed. "I do.  When T served ..my Liord of Ditchwater  he always dressed.for dinner, and I'm  not agoin'to demean myself by waiting on a parvcuoo who don't." - That  had settled it. Italher thnu be called  by such an -awful word, as "par-  venoo" Mr. Eggleston Apologized, and  PorkWis "uirled the hatchet.  When Nicholson said he was going  away Sempronia didn't like it at all..  Her blue eyes looked into the lire with  a rather abstracted air. The ilrellgkt  played upon her beautiful, if somewhat haughty, features. What right  a butterman's daughter.���������'..���������had to resemble the De Veres .vof romance it  was difficult to discover..but she indubitably did so.:/���������: Iier features wero  neither faultily faultleSs nor splendidly null; they certainly were'very beautiful.  "Going away?" she asked. "Surely,  Mr. Nicholson, .hliis is rather a sudden  freak."  Nicholson rose from his chair and  stood looking down .on! her.' He was  black as a crov*,' but 'with a prepossessing blackness." He bad a very  musical voice, bis gayety was Infectious, and people lingered to listen to  his laughing witticisms. But he did  not seem inclined to be funny to-night  For so mercurial n youth he was de-"  oidedly serious. His hand twisted tOia  beautiful stud in his immaculate shirt  front. Altogether he was very preoccupied. The rug wasn't big enough.  Ho trod on the St. Bernard and was  stricken 'by remorse.  "Such an owl Is well out   of    the  way," he said.    "Miss Eggleston, I'll  go."  "You forget that you dine with us.  "Ob, no; I don't forget.  Perhaps you  will lot-me off:   I'm not fit for tlie gid-'  dy-throng to-night."  "It isn't a giddy throng.. There will  be papa and Mr. Gubbins.,; True, Mr.  Gubbins is volatile���������away from Mrs.  TJubbins���������.but you cannot call papa  giddy."  "No. I'm off to-morrow.. In fact.  I've made a discovery."-     ' "'  "In the picture gallery? Or buried  treasure in the paddock?"  "Don't scoff at my poverty." he sa,id~  with  repressed  feeling.    "Don't scoff  at that. -God knows ��������� I never felt it until to-night."  "And why to-night?"  "To-night?"   with   assumed indifference.   "Well, even the lightest-hoirted  fellow finds Black Care perched ifi his  shoulder sometimes.   I���������I was actually  thinking this afternoon."  "No wonder you are tired.'- But she  didn't look at him.  "Yes; funny wasn't it?. - Actually  thinking. What do you - think, -I  thought; about?"  "I don't know. - Something interesting?"  "I can't say that.    It seemed Interesting���������to mc."  - She smiled.  "I went up to  the   gun room, aud  flung myself into a chair.'.'  "And lit a cigar.", '  "Well.   yes.    When a   man    thinks,  he's bound to ligiht up: can't help it."  "So you lit up?"  "Yes. I lit, 'up. Then I sat. down  again; then T got up; then T sat down.  Nearly wore out tihe chair bofore I'd  ifinished."  "That was serious."  "It was.,I wanted something. Didn't  know what. I wanted, so called myself,  na.mes  and  pitched   my   cigar   away.  Wliich   was   rash,. It   was    a    good  cigar,"    regretfully;   "and    I haven't  many left.   Must take to smoking shag  like Old lkey does.    He'enjoys it."  "Don't be horrid."  "I   got   tired   of   walking' up   and  down, so t stopped short ln the middle  of I'he floor, and  fixed imy eye upon'  the  carpet pattern.    It's  an awfully  good plan tbat. The carpet spoke back  to mo.   It said " '   .  "Yes?"  "Oh. if said, you   bone-idle''.1 beggar,  you've  wasted    your    manhood,   you  have-loitered���������in-tbe_vineyard^.(meta-i  phorically. of course���������you can't loiter  in vineyards where there aren't any���������  stands to reason) while others toiled,  and all that sort of thing, don't you  know.    Yet all the time, some impossible dream���������a  dream of  some  great  happiness���������has haunted me. You have",  drifted,   drifted,   drifted,   like  a  boat  bottom up with tliis.happiness    quite  close to you.   You bad but to go forth  Into  the  world,  nnd���������and    win    you  spurs���������and you didn't go.   That's what  tho carpet said.    Extraordinary bit of  Brussels, wasn't It*'  .   "Yes.   Didn't lt say anything else?"  "Lots of things.    It said I must lose  this woman I love't because I was ruined."  "Ituined!"  "Yes, ruined; and all tbat sort of,  tiling. I have been living on-Vcapltiil /  instead of Interest. The only-redeem-  Jnj* feature about the affair Js that lhc  gallery will have to go. Yoii "seo.it's  hard lines on a fellow to have nothing  but a gallery loft to him; he can't live  lip to It; nnd yet be has to do so. None  of thoHO rufllanly Old ancestors ot  mine over did a day's work ln their  lives." I'm afraid I haven't done much.  But why -should I bore yon with this?"  "You don't boio me, and you suffer!"  "It Is a trifle unpleasant."  "You don't think it would be particularly pleasant?"  "1 was horribly bored' by thnf\gal-  lery. I-ady Edith, of the White Hand,  will fetch a'good price from a soap  man. I couldn't have stood that depressing female much longer. Sho  had a way of sticking her hand out  at one, as If a fclloV couldn't live up  to It. I'm thinking "of Joining the  mounted poHco In the Northwest Territory. They're a splendid lot;. and  there's always the pleasurable excitement of being scalped by The-Man-  Who-Ttidesa-Mule Wlth-HIs-Face-To-  The-Tail. or some other equally long-  rfamed hero."  "The experience wouldn't bo of much  rise to you toecauso It could only happen once."  "Yes, I suppose so.There are. worse  things tha 11 being scalped."  "Po<--cibly."  "And -ib good-by to the old ttmea���������  and to���������to Tiady Edith. I wisti some  one would scalp her. When a man lion the .brink of ruin it Is best for him  to forget everything."  "Yes." she said almost lnaudibly.  "It. is best for hvm to forget, tout not���������  everything. I���������I am very.''sorry for  you."  He pressed ��������� her band lightly to his  lips. .She knew that this was his characteristic farewell to the hopes he had  cherished. Womanlike, she was angry  at his,silence. And then his wretched  pride.' She 'had enough money for  both. What did his povi-rtv mailer?  Hadn't ho that .delightful gallery of  ancestors, somo of wlioin. if report  spoke truly, \\:ere little buuer than tlie  wicked. You couldn't buy family portraits like that. There were plenty of  dubious old masters In.the "market, but  few undoubtedly "old mississe-'." as  Mr. Eggleston called them. And hero  Was this irrational yoni ii. wlio loved  her, going off to be scalped by Pawnees or Conianches or " Sioux, or  Apaches, or any other outlandish tribe  of Indians with whom fate might confront him. Why not stay at'home and  have bis balr pulled only, in tlie family  ; circle? And it was such beautiful  hair. Now, If tihe Kev. Mr," Gubbins  were to.be scalped by the heathen, it  would not matter nearly so muc'h. A  fringe of dirty gray hair could easily  be removed, but those hyacinthine  locks! It made her* sick to think of  the scalping knife circling round their  ebon glories. However, she dissembled after the manner of women, and  .lightly bade him good-by.  He disappeared in the darkness, feeling that desperate sorrow which only  comes to a man once in a lifetime, for  the simple reason that he couldn't possibly live through it twice. "By Jove,"  he muttered between his ��������� teeth, "it  would go hard with any one who  crossed me to-night."  "Har���������Harry!" gurgled a choking  voice from the shrubs. " 'Elp���������*Elp!"  The next moment Harry bad jump-'  ed Into the bushes. A bullet whizzed-,  by his ear as he did so, and a cowardly ruffian, who had half strangled Mr.  Eggleston, fled into the unknown.  "My wife's portrait." cried Mr. Eggleston.    "They knocked me down ns  1 was coming up the walk " -  Harry ran swiftly down the avenue,  his pulses tingling with fierce joy, and  all the savage within liim revelling in  .the prospect otf a fight.  Just as he reached the gate liis foot  tripped against ������. rope, wliich was  strctefhed ncross tlie'drive. There was  another shot���������a red-hot, scaring, tearing dart in his slioulder���������and he fell  forward on bis face, while the cracksmen made oft- across the fields, cursing their own > stupidity in beginning  operations so prematurely. Porkins  : disappeared with', them.  Harry was carried Into the house  and laid on a couch. ��������� Doctors were*  telegraphed for right and left. For  hours he remained with pallid features  and closed eyes. The doctors shook  their heads and looked ' wise. - The  wound was a serious one; the 'bullet  hard to find; if certain things didn't  happen the, patient would recover; If  'thoy did happen, he wouldn't; that  wis nil that could be extracted from  them as, they nodded with sphilixlike.  gravity, and returned to their patient.  Sempronia sat beside Harry through,  ..the long .niglit. It was .useless'to dissimulate' any more. -She.-was quite  tearless and as wliitc as' wax. Every  now and then she moistened his lips  or smootihed the pillow, but did not  give way to her grief. It was only  towards morning on the second day  after the doctors bad extracted tho  bullet that she betrayed any excitement, lu tihe cold, gray dawn,' a robin  deluded into momentary, cheerfulness  by the thought that spring would surely come some day, began to twitter  his cheery melody to the casement's-  glimmering square. Thc song of the  bird smote Sempronia. ' She shivered,  and bonding over the wo\mdcd man,  kissed him passionately..' "Ah,", she  moaned, as she flung herself on her  knees by the couch, "I was cold, and  hard, and cruel to you, 'but I never  meant to let.you'leave , me. I would  have followed you to the world's end  for one word of -love, but you wero so  proud���������������o proud���������that I could, never  humble .myself to tell you so. And  now���������now you will not know lt."  She brushed back her hair and stared witb wild, wnn eyes Into tho gray  _dawn._.^Tl*en_a^\vondci-fu'l thing happened. The slecping_ni"a"n~opened-hIs-  eyes and smiled. From tbat moment  he grew better, "I- seemed to hear your  voice faintly, and afar otf," lhe explained, when he was able to. "sit up'and  tako a little nourishment," as Mr. Eggleston put it. '"I was.crossing sa gray  river, accompanied by an old man,  who was half clad in skins. -As we  drew near to the opposite shore, dimly  discernible through the gloom, pale  phantoms came down tnjneet us, and  then���������then I heard your voice", nnd all  is well."  "Yes," she made answer softly, "all  wns well.1 God lms beon'very good to  us, and all Is well." -     *        - - ���������*���������  "And If anybody's got to be scalped," said old Mr. -Eggleston, fondly  surveying the young couple, "let's 'ope  ns It'll bo those rufllans ns garrotcd  ine when that sanctimonious^ Porkins.  (the buller) helped 'em to get my  watch. Anyhow, they'll have their hair  cut short at Her, Majesty's expense  for some time' bless her. It's refreshing, after all these years of paying  taxes to get something for It."���������-Detroit  Free Press.   ' '. :m  *f*<iw Way to rttcli ������ Mnti.  The Winchester girls have discarded  the yellow garter and the pillow stuffed with love letters, and have discovered a new and sure scheme to ensnare the wily" Clark county youths, as  Is cvldnnced by the following paragraph from the Democrat: " The  latest superstition is tbat if a girl  takes the small bow which fastens the  -lining of a man's hat. and wears it inside hor shoe, sbe will have a proposal  from the youtlh within a month. The  success of the scheme may be open to  question, but it is proving very de-  Xructivc to liats."���������Louisville Courier-'  Journal. ���������**  THE WIDOW'S COW  Do That Unlit l'lty on llie Poor I.end������th t<     .  til* Lord  HAVE been over to Widow DH-  maii'sthis afternoon and brought  home that    cow," said    Farmer*.  Merrloa as he sat down to sup-.'  per.  M_     "Why, papa!" exclaimed Dai3y.  what Will the poor widow do now?"1  "I ,had    never thought    of:;.that."  ���������iaughed the farmer.  "Well, I call that real mean," spoird  tip .Too.   "We've'got a whole barnyard  full of cows, while that poor N\jman;  has but just one."  .   ''The widow has been buying provisions of me all along! ��������� The bargain*  was that as soon as it amounted to $30  If s-he had not the money to; pay me,'  I "was to have the cow.   So,.you seo,  ���������the cow is bought and paid-for."  "Oh, papa, It's a   shame,   because"  sJac's half their living.:  Poor Mrs. "OU-  man has been sick so long, you knoit*.  and now that t*he   is getting   about) .  again,-1 know she must feel    almost'  lost without poor old Whitey."    Andi  there Were tears in Eva's eyes.  At last, pushing back ber food un-"  tasted, she sprang up and went around  to her father, and pleaded with; bim  to take back the cow.  "I would,    father," said    his wife.  "You know what the Bible" says abau7*  belng good to the poor."  "Tut, tut! "*,aid yie farmer.   "Yota  can all be very free with other peo- ,  pie's money.     How many of : you, E  wander, would give anything out. o'l  your, own pockets?"  "Papa,  dear, you    shall have    myl  bank and every dollar in it," said Eva.  "An 4' you needn't buy me a nevA  overcoat this winter, father. ���������. I'll wear  my old one," said Joe. ' .  ��������� , '  "Please,, papa, "can't I sell my rot  pig to help pay for.the cow?" asked  Daisy.   . . ...     -  "Well, I declare,' laughed the far-,  mer.   "Tell me whore you all learn so  muoh "generosity."  "I have tried to instill it Into them,  my dear," said Mrs. Merrion, "as Je-  6U8 has taught it-to us through hia '  . word. 'He that hath pity on the poor,'  you know, 'lendeth to the "Lord; and)''  that which he hath given' will he pay  him again.'    God's word is sure.".  The result was that the next morn.  Ing bhe farmer,.sold the cow to" hl3  children; and what fun they had di*iv*>  ing her home! ' ,        *,,  As they drewriear the cottage the,ri  "became so boisterous that, the wide-**  ��������� and one of ,ber sons came out to tho  gate,' and there-stood old Whitey patiently by the fence with the children)  around.   . '    - -   '    y;       -.  ' "Good morning, Mrs. Dilman; we've-  "brought back' your cow," cried. Joe. - -.  ���������  "For* the-land's   sake!" cried   sh'ej '  lidding up both hands.     "Don't ypur  want her?" ' r        '- . "       ' .,-  "You want her worse," said" Joo*'  "and eo papa --old her to us children) ���������  an we've brought "her back a present)  to you.".       * .  ���������' '   '        .  "."  "You blessed, children!! God ha  praised!" exclaimed the widow, bursting into, tears, and little .Mark threta  both arms.around the'cow's neck.-  Farmer Morrion's children declared  fts they were returning home, "that  they .never felt so happy, ln -their,  lives." -They, had learned that it is  indeed "more blessed to give than to  receive."���������Our Young Folks.  ���������' Ji>  A runny StM-d.  o Every little boy and "girl "will bo  pleased to see the funny steed that a  little boy In' Ashford,-Ill., has trained;  to drive for his own pleasure. That-is  why we print the accompanying picture. Now plenty of-boys have tho  same" opportunity.to train a pig to  drive and it must tie' great sport try-  1  *  ;J&V  mn  Ing to tral-n ono. "Everybody know?,;  who has driven pigs, not'harnessed.to  anything how suro thoy are to go  the wrong way.' Therefore to undertake to .train one for driving like 1 al  liorse, dog, or goat must be'amuslngi  indeed. Perhaps 'no pig will ever,  make a real fast racer, but the Idea of  -,ur little Ashford friend may bec:mo  ''ery popular-  Irrltatlnc.  _   -  "Well." paid thc philosopher to the.  man who was tired, "yoii know, that  nothing worth haying can be got without hard work." *  "That's .what makes mo^ so tired of  you philosophers," Was the' reply; "you  are always making that remark, and  saying it as if it were something to be  thankful for." . -____ .  -   --*,      -   A Cony l.cil for. I)o!llo.  "A prett*. doll bed can bo made fr'onv  a.grape basket. 'Remove the handla  and replace one-third of the way from  the end. Line tho basket neatly with,  sllkollne or cheese cloth, and, wind  the handle with a strip ol the same,  and again with narrow ,rlbb_on,;,eridIng  in a bow at each end of the handle.  Put'' a ruffle, edged with narrow laco  around the ouslde of the basket. Inclose the short end by fastening a can-,  opy of tbe material used to handle and  edge the basket. Fasten lace-edged  curtains to the top ot the bandlex  drawing" to either side, vhere they  may be tied with ribbon. ' Cover a  piece pf pasteboard tb fit thejiottbni'  of the basket, and the bed is ready lot  mattress, pillow, etc. It is flue enoug)  for, the queen of all ^the dolls.  ��������� Not Quito: In Sliape.  Mother���������Why, children, what's all  this noise about?  Little Freddy���������We've had gran'ps  ���������".Hd. Uncle' Henry locked in the cupboard for an hour, an* when they get  a little angrier I'm' going to play going into the lion'n cage.    .  -'#���������  (-.1  A Bnre IV*-.*-.  Mamma���������Bob, dearest, I entreated  papa for'a whole half hour to-day.  that he would buy you a pony, but I  cannot move him.  Bob (indignant)���������Why didn't you  faint, then? - Couldn't you do that  much for met >%>j������>  ,-A  E*V  m  11  i *���������  -V-'r ;**���������'.  W'i  m  Is  ���������,,*���������  Power and  ' Responsibility.  KATJFMANN KOHLER, Rabbi ".Temple, Fifth Avenue-Sev-  enty-secoiid Street,' New: York  City.  aim which seeks the peace and welfare ol all classes alike, ot every home  in tho land, every bouI as child of God.  Unions or corporations that crush, individual skill and enterprise are tyrannical powers void of. soul, void of love.  Lot responsibility, for all and each become .the leading principle, arid power,  becomes a towor of strength, a protection for all.  Tliey helped every ona hia nolRhbor; ana  "very one suid to Ills brotlier, He o������ good  " courage.���������lsiitnti, '.xll., 6.  . The favorite word of our ago is power.  We no longer dread the'forces of nature; Wc have learned to subjugate the  fiery steeds and hitch them to our  chariot, to carry us triumphantly with  lightning speed across caith and sea to  vlo our bidding; wo havo turned the  rays of thc sun and all tlio tilings hidden in the soil into sources of human  , power, and We rato men and nations,  Uie trades and tho sciences, even knbwl-  : edge and character, by the power thoy  Wield.  But there is something crude and selfish in that universal strife und struggle  for pewor. "for where there is Tietory  on ona side there is defeat ou thc  other.    Every suoccss hero implies fail-  ture  there.    I'ower cau  bo   no  end  to  .itself; it may be used wcU'or misused;  it may become the means of uplifting  or of "crushing ��������� others.  "I'ower    ia-.^a  a trust.  It emanates from a higher Power,  t-which, is benign and just, it is given  to God's children for help; not for harm.  Ii* mustj in order to he a gift of- heaven,  prove a source of strength for tlie  feeble.   It must not oven .iwo and over-'  . -whelm, but protect and'shield thc powerless.  The greatness of our age consists not  in the powerfurinacliinery'we have invented, in the mighty.s.teaiu and,electric  forces which proclaim mauV'domiiiioif  over nature, nor in thc great organizations of labor and capital tlmt make the1  achievements of marvellous enterprises  possible, nor e\en in thoso'intellectual  forces, such as science, hteraturo and  the press, which interlink the lands and  the nations nnd unify the world The  deep  spiritual    current  undoi lying and  '"'overruling all movements and" aims of  our century, "ths still, small voice"  heard' in the' recesses'of al! hearts today, is the word "responsibility"  Every human woe thit comes to om  notice, every condition of wretchedness  that we encounter, thc tierce social  struggles and tho exaspeiating labor  ���������trikes which we watch it ith abated  breath hold before our minds with even  greater impressi\ eness the lesson of re-  sponsibility.  t True, in ceryday experience we are  inclined to' regard povier as the nie.uis  of controlling  life  for  scltish   purposes  ���������and each privilege as the opportunity of  - personal enjoyment and case The man  (who stands at tho top "of the social ladder is, as a rule, regaided by those beneath him as one who l-a������ groat re-  .souices of,pleasure and mighty adiai-t-  sges for personal aggiandi/ement open  ."��������� to liuu, and therefore made an object of  envy and jealousy, if not of malice .uid  hatred. J<or can it be denied that the  great majority of men are so prompted  By selfish aims aud moliv es as to be ever  anger to abuse power and "privilege by  Indulgence in passion and greed. On the  ���������ther hand,  the less fortunate, no less  " guided by .narrow, selhsh feelings, behold in this inequality of life'tho favoritism of Providence and rebel against  this cruelty of fato. This is an altogether erroneous view. There are uo  favors in God's world but involve'also  greater obligations.* Each privilege v.e  enjoy means another duty.- Kvery.  power we obtain imposes upon us somo  * new responsibility. There is-no such  thing as equality in life Nature did  uot fashion all .flowers    and tiees alike.  "'"Its beauty'consists i*i its variety of  form and color, in its contiasts of high  and low, of strong and feeble iNoithei  are all men moulded alike, physically or  -,  intellectually;  otherwise  human    exist-  ' ence would be bereft of all charm, of  all ambition.  There is only one way of .countenancing the contrasts,of lite.   ."Lot not the  ' -wise'glory in lus'wisdom, neither let the  mighty glory in his might, nor let the  rich glory in Ins liehues-s; but let liuu  tha-fc glones glory iu this, that lie under-  Btandetlf and knowetli nie, that 1 am the  Lord who. exercise ..loving kindness,  judgment and righteousness in the  earth;--for m  these    things-1  delight,  ���������eaith tho-Lord"-(Jeir-i-c���������23. 24).-E.cry  ' .distinction m rank_ aud ,, power, must  mean higher tasks, greiitei responsibilities; every privilege granted mu=t louse  a keener sense of duty and iwseit a  greater'claim of helpful love and protection for the les3 privileged. Mutuality is the'inagic spell ot happiness;, it "is  ' ��������� the -"ratchwoid, the message of the age;  "Life is assuming a'new moaning ior us.  The upper classes daro no.Jonger idle  away their time in mere pleasui o-soelc-  ing, shutting their eyes to tho misery  and woe of those huddled- together m  filthy quaiters," and saying, with Cain,  "Am 1 the keeper of my brother!"  They, ������ro learning tho .lesson of responsibility. 'They can no longer in ialso* conceit  hold aloof  from thu child  of  the,  ��������� .'glitter, whose ignorance und shame are  : " suro.to become a.sourco    of  peril to  tlieni.   '. .'       -*���������'���������-. - -  Responsibility has become tho rallying  cry of the better classss throughout our  land, throughout the- world. Tho wide  .-gulf yawmug between tho high ,and  humble, between thi enlightened and  ���������, the ignorant, everywhere clamors for  heroic actions to. counteract the physical  -"and moral corruption exhaling its deadly , poison among    the  ppyerty-stricken  * " ahd thieatenir.g tho safety and tho pur-  ��������� ity of every home and ovor/ life. Our  churches and synagogues- are more and  more turning religion from a policy of  life Insurance for the world to come  Into a system of mutual responsibility  for tho life, the-salvation, the'joy and  the happiness and purity of all: Charity and education .are .becoming tvgr  broader," truly philanthropic, ever eager  to study and lo supply the needs of all,  and even when dealing with crime ive  are less ready to condemn, but investigate thc conditions that caused it and  share in tlie blame cast upon society,  of which,, wc arc members as well as  transgressor.    '  And tin's principle of responsibitty ii  at work also in bringing labor and  capital ever closer together. Linked together, by. mutual interests, thoy cannot fail to make that burlier union their  Hi* Mother Knew He Wub Out.  The Duko of Leeds, who has just celebrated his fortieth birthday, Will chiefly be remembered as tho youthful candidate for Parliament, who, when asked  by a scoffer at ono of his meetings  whether his mother know he was. out,  retorted, "Yos, and at 10: o'clock on  the polling day sho will know I'm in."  He was in, sure enough, and for eight  years, as Marquis of Carmarthea, sat in  the House of Commons as,member for  Brixton.' i Tha: Duke's connection with  the city daUs back to tho sixteenth  century, when' one of his ancestors, following the custom of tho time, married  the daughter of the merchant to whom  ha was apprenticed, and afterwards became Lord Mayor. This was Sir Kdward Osborne, who occupied tho Mansion House in 1582. .  ,  -   Abandon -tlie Saloon.   -,  Tho way to prevent a complete extermination of tho liquor traffic through  prohibitory legislation is to abandon the  saloon. This is the striking' conclusion  reached by Bonfort's VVino and Spirit  Circular (New York), in-a recent review of the-trade situation. It says :������������������  '"lhe. average saloon is out of line with  public sentiment. Thc, average saloon  ought not to bo defended by our trade,  but it ought to be condemned. In small  towns the.average saloon is a nuisance.  It, is a resort for all tough characters."  and in thc"south for..all.idle-.ucigi'oos.  It uj generally ou a, prominent street,  and it'is usually'run by. a" sport'who  cares^.only for .the almighty dollar.'From  this resort the drunken man starts reeling ..to his', home; at this resort the  local lights are indulged in. ft is u  stench ivrf *-*ie nostrils of society and a'  disgrace to the wine and spirit tra'da.  How, then, shaU'we defend tlie average  saloon 1 We answer, Don't dotend it, but  condemn it. We must stand abi east of  thc most advanced public sentiment; wa  must oppose prohibition, but tavor only  decent trade; we must oiler society a  substitute for thc aveiage "saloon; we  must ask society to join with us in  securing model liceuso laws; wc must  demand character qualifications and g-*t  men in thc retail liquor business who  will conduct their places a3 drug stores,  for instance, are-conducted. Wo must  help to clean; the .Augean stables; ive  must lift the business out ot the rut  into which it has run for so long, a  time; we must-prove that-we are the  friends of law, order, decency,  perance."       " "        ,'  .  --���������-    "Carise  Sum  For. Mission**  At New York-on ^Sunday last pledges  for "i53,47G fori missionary, woik were  gi\en on,Sunday by the people who as-  sembled*.at" the'Gospel Tabernacle, 003  Eighth avenue, and listened to Uie appeal of the Rev. Dr. A. B. Simpson. Over ifG.100 in cash was given. The promises to pay have a year to run. Dr.'Simp-  son says they always are paid���������that is,  less than 1 per cent, of tho note givers  default in payment, and this loss is made  up by contributions from other sources. -  The collection was tho last for the  year of the Christian and Missionary Alliance. From similar services at Old  Orchard, Me., and other places Mr.^ Simp-  on has collected $100,000, so he has "*lo0,.  000 pledged. 'He expects to get in *>200,-  000. Last year he collected $18(5,000.  The largest gift was a promise of $5,500.  Three pledges of $5,000 each were found  in tho baskets, ��������� ono. of . $4,000,, one ol  $3 000, and of $2,500, two of 152,000, and  one of 41,500.";  Dr. Simpson will be remembered by  many Toiontonians who "attended the  conventions of the Christian and mi->siou-  ary alliance at Munro 'Paik"-for the past  two or lluee summers as a quiet, earnest and impressive speaker. .His methods aro utterly devoid <of sensationalism  and his appeals for funds are based on  calm aigumentative reasoning respecting the needs!of the mission field, and  the duty of all Christians in that connection.  tern-  Advl-;-������ to Young Men.  In the last edition to hand of "Our  Young Mon,". a cloier .������������������.little penny  magazine, publishc'. in London, ling.,  tlieie appears lu. following short, do-  cidodcly iiiLcvcsting-niticle by Sir Cil-  be;'t Parker, M.P., bearing" the title.  "Unto You.���������Young'-:Men":���������     '   ���������  "Jt is very easy to give advice, and  for my own part 1 have taken very little advice in the world, ohieiiy, 1* suppose, because 1 have asked so liltlc; also,  because, unless the matter on which', advice is'sought is ono to which a general 'principle can he applied, it is as likely to do harm as good. I am speaking now  more particularly of advice upon tho  matters connected .with the business of  life. 1 think we can all help each other  a great deal by advice in personal and  moral affairs. In the work of'life, however, in the making of a career, 1 believe  the root of the thing is in tlie mau  himself, aud no advice is of much valua  unless ths man feels in his bones it was  the true counsel to receive. I havo been  asked sometimes by people very noar  arid dear to mo questions as to what  course to pursue where the business oi  professional interests of lifo were concerned, and my reply invariably has  been: 'What do you feel that you must  do? I know what I should do if tlio  circumstances wero miue, but I do not  think or feci or work quito in the same  way that you do, and to suggest a course  which would be my course might be to  advise a path unsuitable to you.'  "I believe that thesecret of success in  life  is  what  1   may call  a  woll-delined  policy,   a   goal,   an   object   in "view���������to  make tho most of yourself; to test yourself; not to be-impelled by a wish for  worldly honor or profit, but iirst to secure that  competence wliich makes  every'man a better citizen of thc Stale,  because self-supporting, and then to use,  as is his duty,  every energy dud every  ability he possesses to its utmost.    J"o-  tliing is sadder than wasted energy, misdirected force.    On thc other hand, nothing is so useCuras conservation of energy.   I believe that a grcat'number of  young men are continually working uscv  lessly in order to 'be" active, to lie constantly hammering on the anvil; to keep  things" going   seems  to   them   the-tme  way to .succeed.      It is well to    stiike  when the iron is hot, but it is also "well  not to strike until the iron is liot.   To  act is good;  but  to chooss wisely    tlio  * time for action is what makes it good  To do  things in season and out of season is an axiom which is followed much  too  often, I believe.  ��������� "Action, without the watchful eye, the  careful and observant mind, which sees  the moment to stiike and then promptly   delivers   the  blow,  as  often  as  not  mars chance  and fortune.    The danger  of-our age is that we do too much and  think too little.   There is nothing moie  Bplcndid  than energy and forco applied  to  an object; with enthusiasm, with an  ardent purpose.   There is also nothing so  'good''as seasons of passive thought, of  apparent    idleness, of meditation    fiee  from the imp" of restless action constantly nudging, the elbow.  "While being" direct of purpose ono  should avoid being narrow. The main  idea should be at the back of the'head  all the time, but the greatest elasticity  of action in detail should be cultivated  go long as it is not out of harmony with  the, general purpose of life. With all  these things nothing is so valuable as  self-reliance. I have seen this joined to  extraordinary shyness and modesty. Shyness is not a bad fault. It is more to  be desired than a personal aggressiveness. The chief thing is to know what  you want,"and then to move steadily towards ^ it, remembering always to play  the game fairly, and realizing that you  never get eat* foothold on the ladder  of life by, pulling another man down."  As Enduring* as Brass.  After three days spent in examining  the,;autiquities of the homo counties the  members of the British Archaeological  Association will have had their opinion  strengthened that, of tlie various historic records���������stained glass, 'stone mon  ument3, and so forlh���������those writ by man  in brass are the most reliable and satisfactory, because tbe most durable.  Scotland and Ireland aro almost devoid  of such memorials of the past. Of tho  three to four thousand iu England whieli  have survived the Reformation, the Civil  Wars and the Puritan iconoclasm most  are to be found on the east coast. In  this matter Kent and Norfolk are rivals.  But the oldest, dated 1277, bus its place  in the Church: of Stoke d'Abernou, a  small village near Ledtherliead. Like all  other early brasses, it is life size, and  gives a perfectly preserved impression  of a figure in chain armor. Of smaller  size and more plentiful are thc brasses  ���������f the next three 'centuries, affording  between , them unmistakable fashion  plates of the ��������� changing attire both ,,/oi  men and women in every class of life���������  not only the nobleman, who alone could  afford the stona monument, but tlie  merchant and tradesman. Always ths  dato is attached, and it is.Invariably,  found that the oldest are the finest.  A Blvaaorlnl  CUurch.  ���������The Greek church whieh was opened  recently at the Shipka Pass was erected  by the Russians as a memorial of the  repulsion hy combined Hussion and Bulgarian forces of the Turks at that placo  tweuty-ifve' years ago. The church is oi  Greek pattern, the architect heing Professor Vosncsenski. The double Russian  cross i3 a feature of the minarets. Shipka is a pass in thc Balkans, on the  side  nearest to Koumt-lia, about    fifty  j miles northeast of l'hilippopolis, and  eighty-seven miles southwest of Kust-  chuk, on the Danube. It was held  stoutly by the -Russians in the war ot  1877 in an entrenched camp against the  desperate assaults of the Turks] undei  Suleyman Pasha, from the 21st to the  20th of August, and later from Septeiu-  ber-the Oth to the 17th. These battle"  were, in fact, the turning point of the  war. The losses on both sides were enor  mous.   The church was opened duiing a  HAD MADE BIS WILL  Fully JBxpected   to Die, Had Ar  ranged all his Earthly Affairs.  (low Death was Disappointed by the Happy  Restoration to Health and Strength of  Mr. Tce.y.  Sumner, Assa., Oct. 20.���������-(Special'.)  ���������Mr. Louis Teeny of this place" was  so ill with Inflammation of the Bowels ��������� and Kidneys that no oae ever expected,him to recover.. All hope bad  been abandoned and Mr. Teeny had  made his will, fully expecting that he  would die.  In this extremity Mr. Cosgrave,  Postmaster, thought ol Dodd's Kidney Pills and immediately gave Mr.  Teeny a. dose. This treatment was con  tinued at intervals with th*L������ result  that in a very short time the man  who was thought to be dying, was  on his feet and going around as if  nothing had happened.  This remarkable cure of such an extreme case has created quite, a sensa-  sation in the neighborhood and many  kind words are being said of Dodd's  Kidney Pills" for the wonderful work  tliey did in Mr. Teeny's case.  Thus remedy has always been recognized among the people as a sure,'  cure for Backache, Rheumatism aad  all Kidney Troubles, but this is the  first case ever reported in 'this vicinity where they have been used with  such quick results.  Mr. Teeny himself is very grateful  to Dodd's Kidney Pills for his happy  restoration.  People in and about Sumner have  just about concluded that these is nothing in the way of sickness that  Kidney Pills will not cure, and there  is scarcely a home to be found in the  neighborhood that doeB not contain a  box of this wonderful medicine.  Men, women and children are findin  out every" day some new virtues in it  and it is very interesting to hear  them get-together and compare, notes  as to what Dodd's Kidney Pills have  done in their various homes.  ^oi* trtie Parmer.  . When butter is gathered in the.churn  in granular form it is never over-  churned.    Pounding it after   it is ic a  lump ,or large mass is what ovcrchurni  it.  ,Tho feeding of pumpkins, beets, carrots, tuinips and potatoes to cattle  should be .done" with a view more to  adding variety to the food than to giving, such articles as portions of the  regular rations. Grain and hay are the  best of till foods for cows in winter  but. the animals appreciate a chana.  from the dry foods to ensilage or vegetables.' Pumpkins, beets and cairots  may be sliced and fed raw, while potatoes should be- cooK-od: arid thickened  with bran and coi. _...l by way of adding to the variety.'  THE STRlX FAMILY"  ������������������(  :Huraop of thi Hour.  _ Amateur���������When 1 stand on tho stage  I seo nothing and I am conscious of nothing but the role 1 am playing. The  audience disappears* entirely. _ .  ������������������ Friend���������Well, 1 can't blame the audience much for that.���������Kxchauge. "        ' o  -     ������������������>���������'���������   . '' .     ,./  The Gate to Health  tl a "uOa kwrt, aad th* bttter tho blood  pum-> th* aar* vlcoraus ths vitality.  Sam* know. tkay aavo weak hearts :  othan oaly kn������w tbat Uwy'ra ill aad  dos't Mapoot tbo kaart.  Bat aura tha haart ettrea every part.  N������heart Uto������ aaiutd: athaty-nine out  ������i a tuwdrad era dlaordarad ox diseased.  Daotaxs- a������ aat gat t- "w hud of the  gabject; tab* aSaoUva ii what medicine muat do.  Br, AOttEW-a HEART CURE ft  BaathroaM health whera diaeaae reigned, ***"  la tha gnat ceater of tha system, the J  heart.  Then good blood pomps in: full  meMsre.   sanda  new   life  quivering'  through every er**aa and tissue of the  bedy. It means a* woe tinge, new cheer,  anew lease of life.  Dr. AGNEW'S) PILLS  scavengers ot the digestive system and  healers of the diner., ered ' apparatus.  Purely vsfttabla and mild,' forty doses  far tea caats. One-BIib Uie price ol the  next best asa-peti*--* pill. IS  Col. Henderson of Iowa.  Some capital stories are told about  Colonel David B. Henderson of Iowa,  Speaker of the House or Congress, who  has announced his intention of resigning. It is said that he does nothing  half way.- Often his political opponents  at Washington ��������� had considerable fun  with him because of the light he showed  in pushing certain measures, whicli to  them did not seem to demand such a  bellicose spiiit. Such ail opportunity for  sport was,offered to the Democrats when  Colonel Henderson became tho earnest  champion of free seed distribution, it-  was a delight to him to send out seeds  to his ruial constituents, and one'of the  postal cards which he received in ae-  knoTflodgment bore this message: -  "John's influence    can't be got'   with  -rflftcen-eents'-worth-of-scedSj-but-if-you  -.will send me a box of hairpins, I will  look after him. John's Wife."  His spirit of frolic was shown at tlio  end of a'Democra.tc Congress, which  .had been one of e! il incapacity.' An  inipulsivs occupant of the press gallery  had sprung to his feet, waved an imaginary baton, and began singing the Dox-  ology." "Instantly some members hegaii  to join in, but in a feeblo way, when  Mr. Henderson pushed his way to the  . front, .turned his can* into a baton, and  started to sing at the top of his'Hungs.  The chorus grew louder and louder,  until at the'close every one who could  sicg was singing. A few thought tho incident unseemly, but when Mr. Henderson beard of such criticism he said:  "Those Democrats needed sometliing to  keep them from eternal -sunLshmcut, so  " I triad to do all 1 could for them." Col.  Henderson was born in Scotland. His  family emigrated to tha United States  when ths, Speaker wa-i only a hoy. He  was renowned for his strength aud  prowess at wreitling. One time - a  stranger, taller and moro muscular than  "Dave," same to the lowan home aud  challenged him. Despite the unequal  contest; "Dave" went into it with his  characteristic impetuosity, and as a result the., stranger threw him and broke  his wrist and forearm, lt was a long  time: before! he eould do-manual, work  again, and in the interim David "began  to study. Finally ha mado up his  niiad to go to college. In speaking recently to a friend about his college days,  he-said:  "I -wish I could find out wbo broke  my arm iu that -wrestling match, and  thank him. * I don't believe I would  have ever seen Washington if he hadn't  Ucked ma"  The Shipka Pass Memorial.  sis-days' celebration by tho ' Russian*!  and Bulgarians, in commemoration' ol  the victory. Special postage stamps  were also issued to mark the occasion.  These weTe good only while the fetes  lasted. They were of three denominations, equal in English money to l-2d,  Id and 1 l-2d, and the design, on all,  was a somewhat crude representation  of Bulgarians hurling rocks and stones  at the Turks attacking the pass. -The  illustration is froin Tbo Daily Graphic.  llojv MncU   Sliall **,Vc. Feed Poultry I  Can we feed hens too much ? How  shall we know when they have enough?  These are questions every poultryman  has "asked moro than once. Some  would reply that the ,hen should be  kept hungry, 'so that she will work  harder, and so, by very reason'of her  exertion, produce moie eggs. Xot tar  away from my home lives a man who  certainly is making poultry-keeping profitable. A friend passing: through the  yard of this man a few days ago reported that all about the yard on tho  fround could be seen grain which thc  ens had neither the ambition nor thc  apparent"desire to pick up. Tliey were  walking ahout the yard happy and contented, stopping now and then to pick  up" a bit of corn or other toothsome  morsel. This man hai solved the problem of "how much," to his own saiiv  fciclion, at least. Knough im-ans all  the hens will cat.* Le-ss is not enough.  Every few days tliis map ship*; away a  nice crate of "assorted crrgs. The white  ones bring liim two or three cents above  the market. The colored ones take  their chaucc3 witli those sent, by men  who do not care to take the trouble  to sort them. The eggs of tins man  are not peddled out to the cart-nan  who passes the door nor tiaded at th2  store. He "expects cash for then and  is ready to pay cash for what he buys  at the" store. " ln short, he ha*, his  poultry-keeping on a business foundation.���������15.   L.   Vincent.  May���������Oh, I hat������ these magaziai  serials !  Editkr���������Wby T  May���������You can navar tell how a storj  ends u*UU it is finished���������-Town and Ooun  Ur.  Stories of tlie ftneen.  The Brown Book of Boston tells the  following, among other anecdotes, in'a  little sketch of Britain's Queen:���������"One  afternoon, when the 'Queen was littlo  Princess Alexandra Christina of Dcn-  niaik, she, with her two sisters, Princess Dagma and,.., Princess Thyra, were  having tea in the woods of Bernstoril  Castle. They fell to talking as cliildi cn  will of what they 'wanted to do in lite.  Vrinceas Dagma wished to be very gi and  and have all the people obey hei'. Princess" Thyra desii ed to be the most' beautiful woman in tho world. When it  came Princess Alexandra's turn she  "said: 'I would like to bo'very good and  Ua-te everybody love me very much.' The  good fairy has granted Alexandia's wish,  -fo"r-=slie"-h'-s-won-the-lifcart3-of-tlic-lirit--  ish people and is thc host beloved woman in the land." ^Tho article dwells  upon her'Majesty'-" gooduess ot heart  and her passionato" fondness ior childien, and continues:  "On day Alexandra came upon a tiny  mite of a child crying bitterly.' A comfortable, fat old lady who seemed to bo  in charge of him was entirely unmoved  by " his distress. The Queen, who is  quicklv touched by grief, especially'that  of a child, inquired ol the woman what  the trouble was, and if the littlo fellow  was ill. 'Well, ma'am,' tho old lady  agreeably replied, 'he ain't exactly ill,  but no"1 stomach can't stand nine buns.'  The country folk around Saudringliaui  have many tules to toll-about 'lylty.'  One eld woman tells with tho utmost  pride how sho was struggling to got over  a stile with a largo bead of cabbage  undertone arm and a bundlo under the  other. : The Queen-was ou her way to  aid and heal oome poor laborer, when  she saw the old woman. Her .Majesty  went to the rescue, and here the old  woman's- voioe thrills with emotion.  'And, ma'am, th* Quaou held tho cabbage in her beautiful arms whilo i climbed over the fstoile.'  "A-most accomplished nurso, her Majesty personally visits tho children's  hospitals and ministers to them. Some  little gills, inmates of different wards  in tha'great.Ormond;Street Hospital,  were having a spirited discussion one  day as to whica ward was tho most favored by the royal lady, l-lnally ono little girl triumphed over tho others by,  saying, 'The Queen visits our ward and  gives flowers���������a bunch to everybody���������  and mine wiis - tied with red .ribbon���������a  ribbon she had worn, mind you,' With a  nerve as true as steel, infinite womanliness, tenderness that is the essence ot  kindness and usefulness, and a divine  sympathy, such are the attributes that  make the United Kingdom, rejoice that  the crown of England ih worn so worthily."  ' Jc-rra; of Roumania.  ' In connection with the    present    action0 of tho United States in the mattei  of the'Jews of Koumania, it may le point-  -ed out that it was mainly owing to the*  influence of the Earl of Bcaconslield thai  tlie treaty of Berlin was made to include  stipulations in their favor, says Tlie J.on  don Chronicle. At iirst the o"ld Emp'ror  William,   who   at- heart  was" a  decide.!  "��������� anti-Semite, would not hear of aiiytlihi-.  so dreadful; but Beaconsfield "worke.l  the oracie" with Bismarck, who, in liim  "managed to talk over," as he si id  "anew if he could not succeed in convincing his 'alter Herr.'"'It was" Bea  conslield's skilful diplomacy in favor oi  the Jews which was uppermost in thc  mind of Bismarck when, at one- of hi-  "Parliamentary soirees," he was asked  by one of his guests whom Jie deemed  to be the ablest plenipotentiary at thf  Congress of Berlin. "Well," replied Hit  Chancellor, "1 can't say who was th*  ablest, but I am quite certain that the  second ablest was the Earl of. Beacons-  field." ' "  :i:iu'aiu'a:'l*o']*nlutlon.  India's weal and woe'arc expressed in  some astonishing figures in the Statistical Abstract for 1001. The vast population of the British Empire in the East  contains 450.8C8 blind people,l!)li,801 duat"  mutes, 74.270 insane, and 120,244 lepers.  The religious statistics are interesting.  The Hindus outnumber all othcis with a  total of 207,731,727; next come Mohammedans, 57.321,104; aboiiginal-j, 9.2S0,-  407; and so on down Hip list. Oi Christians there are 2,001.313 natives, .80,251  Eurasians, and 100,077 Europeans. India possesses 0,807 uew.spapeis punted  in Uie vernacular. Last year the wild  animals destroyed for -tliu sake of the  Government rewards were as follows:���������  '17,2:10 beasts and 87,910 snakes. The  -"mimbera-foi��������� llie-pi'evious=--vcar=~were  10,318 beasts and tii, 151) snakes. On tlio  whole the animals got the best of the  fighting. For wo' read that tliere were  25,833 human beings and 01,430 caLtlc  killed by wild, beasts and, snakes last  -vear. '.     * '  Selection   of   Breeds.  Any breed will lose its prestige it the  selection of the best individuals is not  strictly adhcied to; and all breeder*  rely moro upon the exploits of certain  members of their herds or Hocks than  upon the whole, ,for, no matter how  careful the breeder may be, or how  judiciously he may mate his animals,  he will have .some that will tall below  the standard^ of excellence. If the  experienced breeder of pure-bred stock  is compelled to continually select and  breed from the best sires and dams it  should he more important tor the farmer not' only to improve with pure-bred  Bires, but to use only the best to be  obtained. But the majority of farmers  are disposed to purchase tho "culls" ol  the breeder for breeding purposes, and  are disappointed if they do not secure  good results, it is never profitable to  use an inferior animal for any purpose,  more especially when grading up a herd  or' tlock, as the better the sure the greater his influence. Worthless sfrcs should  rather be avoided, as they entail "loss  of time, labor and . money.' <The male  Is "half of the herd," tor every young  animal partakes of his cnaractenstics,  its value depending more upon the excellence of the sire and the advancement  of the herd, and in exact ratio with the  Influence 'of that parent. Pedigree is a  safeguard and protection, but pedigree  alone ,is not to be relied upon. The  form,, disposition, health and other indications must assist in selection, but,  as some sires can give no evidence of  their value until tried, the pedigree  should never be overlooked, as it points  out the several families among breeds  that have excelled, and also the best  individuals among those lamilies. Kvery  farmer should endeavor to bo a breeder,  and also to breed to a standard of excellence, by" selecting the best to be obtained of'any breed.���������Philadelphia Kcc-  ord.  Xliese Owls ut.Our   Zoo'Cause   So   End  Trouble to Tliclr Nclglibora  One   of thc most   serious    disturb"-'  ances in the records of animal juris-* f  prudence is that of- "the    N*w York* ;  Zoological Society,"landlord, versus tho '  Stnx family, tenants." I  The gentle fallow deer, whose range* -  lies directly east of and next to tho ;  owls' roost, congratulated themselves;������������������  when they heard that they were to������-  have the Sirixes for next door neigh- ���������  tors. *  "Such nice, quiet, orderly people* j  and so intellectual too," they thought- }  '���������What if we hnd been obliged to liva i  next door to Mr. and Mrs. Lion, or Mr- !  Rhinoceros, or disagreeable old Mr..'  Elephant? Well, we simply couldn't ���������  have stood it at all." 1  And then the Owls moved in. Thejy >  were an enormous family, T>retty;near-���������'-  ly twenty altogether, "married and In.. ������  termarried in rather promiscuous'* j  fashion, thought wise and prudontt "j  Mrs. Deer, but nevertheless a learnei ^  and intellectual family, and as rsuclj" j  deserving of due respect. .  : ;  In the first place . there was oliB {  fJme. Nebulosa Strix, the great-grand- i  mother o������ them all, wboni people call -  the "Barred Owl," because of the great/ *  plaid patches on her wing3. ?  Then there was a solitary white ������"**"! t  or barn owl, who called himself Mr., >;  Flammea Strix, and who is'reputed to ;  be one of the wisest of bis very wiso *  family. ���������  Mr. and Mrs. Virginian Strix and! .  eight sons and daughters were tho -  next important faction of the family, ^  ana are known to the neighbors aa I  the great Horned Owls for obvious \  reasons. ��������� *|  And last, but not least by any* l  means, were the Screech Owls���������al ,_  whole aggregation o������ little brbthera -:  and sisters. . f  The Owls hadn't spent one night In* i  their new home before the storks and *���������  the pelicans and other resnectab'.o '.  birds over in" the' flying "cage and tho ;^  gentle fallow deer in the range'wero >  uttering all sorts _ot imprecations; .  against the new tenants. Unsocial''re- '*  served and exclusive in daylight, they* *  made the night one long, hideous orgy* ������  with their demoniacal hooting. -.  "'Waugh Hoo! Waugh. Hoo!" awoka .  the slumbering echoes in all the-lonely wilderness from the Bronx river to ���������  Pelham bay. - *t  This dismal and ominous hooting o������ -  the owls begins shortly after night-i  fall nor ceases until the first peep of*  dawn. And as a consequence the ultra-respectable storks .and, pelicans  and the gentle and quiet loving fallow,  deer are giving their keepers no encl  of trouble. Instead of dozing-in their-  comfortable quarters as" all well' fed  and cared for birds and beasts ot thclu  species ordinarily do, they .havii  grown nervous and restless. This cart  be readily understood by any one wlio  will spend part of the night within"  hearing of the dismal "Waugh. Hoot}"  Waugh, Hoo!" of .these wise birr.-*; '  Such a person will readily ^sympathize*  with the long suffering storks and pelicans, but most ofall with the gentle*  fallow deer. ., ������-.  iSnr 1  Z-iiY,  " '.vJ  :A'/A  -van  --"���������?* 1  *. si"-'''  '    Thc Vein II ���������*.*. t.lrl at College.  Enumerating upward ot fifty methods by which a girl can work her wayj  through   college, a Cornell-   graduate    *  ���������writes in the Ladies' Home'Joural: "Al .'  college education is possible, for an***,  ���������  one who is determined to bave it.'  Its    ,  may happen that the 'prospective stu-    '  dent is obliged to stay, at home ana   j  work several    years before   entering-,    -  but intensified desire brings compen,-    ���������  satlon.    It is not advisable, however. _,  to defer entering until every cent nee- -  essary for a four years', course    has.' '  been earned.    Many girls perhaps give*  up  the'idea  of going-at.all becausa  they cannot go soon after leaving.tha   ^  high school,  but nowadays' it 'Is (non   .  unusual to find in attendance at'uni-*--  versities,  open  during    the - summer* ,f  quarter, teachers, well, along in^-tbr-  fifties, who in their"youth were"deniei3   '  a. college education."        '"��������� -  " '���������  -m  mi  THESE  MAIDS KNOW  that tbo long agony  of female weaknesses,  th* tortur* of their. |  more mature* sistt-fs,  may be all avoidr/d by  ,th������ ue* of^t-js^grtrnt  South/American  Nervine Tonic  which I gives impulse,  power)} vigor and vim  to every vital organ,  thus   producing   or  preserving*  BEAUTY  of PACE and FORM ,  by feeding the nerves '  ^directly until they put the sys-  ^tem in order. ^   Edward Purrey, of Sydney Centre,  British Columbia, states: ''Uy wit.  was taken down with nervous prostration which later developed Into  paralysis of ono side. Three bottles  of SOUTH AMERICAN NERVINE  worked wonders for her. : We can-  not speak too highly of the remedy."  Dr. Von Stan's Pinoapplo Tablets-  digest the food in trre stomach  without the aid of the stomach,  giving the stomacn a rest.���������  They heal the ntomach by the  best cure���������th** rest cure.  Price, 85c. - 21  **saT*---B-Ba--*a*--*BB-s**-aHsasaT-fa*B^  PIr Pork.  ���������The-day-o������_the-four-year-..old_steer_i3_  past. No up-to-date stockman thinks in  theso days of rapid growth of feeding  a steer after he has passed his ,30th  month. Iu the same way the big hog  of 300 to 500 pounds weight has also  disappeared. A young animal makes its  most rapid growth during the iirst days  of its existence. Thc rate of growth decreases gradually with age. The secret  of success in swine raising, then, is to  sell thc animal as soon as it ceases to  convert feed into flesh with profit.  This means, of course, a quick-maturing  type, and thc result is "pig pork." The  pig has been forced by a sort of hothouse -process to make at 200 pounds a  close imitation of a fully-matured hog,  just as baby beef has, by special development and selection, been mado to  take the place of the ripened steer.  Keep no pigs during tbe winter months,  except for breeding purposes. Sows  should farrow in March or April, and  with their litters well protected against  inclement weather they will get a good  start, so that the husky little weanlings .will go on summer pastures in fine  order. Good pastures should be the  piece de resistance or young porkers'  I diet, with middlings and skim milk* on  the side, garnished with charcoal, and  don't forget that a pig takes water like  a duck. A most successful pig feeder  in St. Louis County has a clean pond,  where pigs may swim and cool themselves, but they are always clean. Finish off Mr. Porker with a little corn  and put the money he brings in rout  Christmas . stocking. Then you will  know what Mother Goose meant when  l^-hc handed down thc classic line,  \ "This' little pig went to market."  Most farmers will want to raise two  litters a year, but if cost1 of production  is carefully followed up.the spring far-  \ rows will undoubtedly pay best if they  axe kent orowim*.���������I'liral .World,  "S*r������*������r Ilnn-rer l-'rom.'Holtte*..- ,  It has been discovered that-many o<_  the prairie,fires that  have, de-itroved    "   ,  the grass on the ranges    in Montana! -  and in the western 'part of-"Dakota*,    ^  have boen'sturtcd by-the concentrat-fr'-T --.J  ing qf the rays of the sun" upon brok--/- ^.^  Wb^r^boUTe^that"-aTe-'.'icattefed-free"-i7^--*-:---  ly along the cattle trails and wagon*   ;~  roads, which offers a new argument"   ' ���������"-  for the use ot the temperance    folicj  " -it  Numerous fires have started'far away;  from human haunts and   habitation--,  miles beyond the reach of,sparks frcm.  the smokestack ot a loco.motive, andi'  tbe farmers and ranchmen have been  so mystified as to their origin    that* ,    '  several      investigations      havo   beers  snade".    When a fire haa teen traced!  -to Its source, in almost every in-jtanca  a broken bottle has" been found,' witbj  evidences around  it to convince -tho'  investigators that it was the cause ot   -  the mischief.    The curved glass waa  found in such a; position as to focu***  the rays of the sun upon a tuft of dr**j  bunch grass and start a flame.���������Baa*>  gor News.  j/y-*--"--.  ���������#|4  i rTs  ' -*������'  'A-'  ���������41  Tin- Squirrel's  Arithmetic'  High on the branch of^'walnutitree!  A bright-eyed squirrel;sat;   ���������  iWhat was he thinking so earnestly*!;  And  what was he looking at?.      *.    " >  He was doing a problem o'er and o'er j        '  Busily thinking was he '.   .  How many nuts for bis winter's store) '  Could he hide In the hollow treel  He sat eo still in the swaying'bou**"������ -  You might have thought him asleep-**1  O no; he was trying to reckon-now .  The nuts the babies could eat "      i '  Then suddenly he frisked.'.:'about,.  And down the tree he ran; \  The best way to do, without a doubt. .  Is to gather all I can."   -   * j- ) *  ���������Normal Instructor. '   *  Ought not the -place where newsp**'  per articles are killed to be called tha -^  decomposing room? ���������'���������   '   , *   .  --..  .4l| ~,-K,\u-ir,o.aiatitr*'tH' '"'i.  i.;.X-,,W.-'S-.���������TO^^^^  ,i,*M.*.'l*-'-.-'---*������--*^  .,.,, ������.���������-���������   ,u> ���������J*-*-**"-'  sue  Compliments of the Season  In wishing all our present and prospective Customers  the "Compliments ofthe Season, we would like to point  out that with the passing1 of the year a new order of  affairs takes place in our Business.  Our Premises are doubled.  We have established a first-class Grocery Department.  Our Stock has been made more select.  We have patronized Union Labor as much as possible  and have brought prices down.  BEFORE   MAKING   YOUR  'XMAS PURCHASES  We invite you to call and inspect our stock.     It is  Complete, Well Selected and Well Bought in all Lines  Groceries, Dry Goods, House Furnishings and Boots and Shoes, an of which are suitable to  select Christmas Presents from.  TAYLOR   BROS.   & GEORGE  LIMITED.  Mail Orders Solicited and Promptly Attended to.  BEAUTIFUL  'Xmas  Cards  CALENDARS       BOOKLETS  Somethiii-f Entirely New  SOLD ON'LY BY  (a������ad������ Dru$& Book (e  MARRIED.  Strutt���������Beck��������� At Calgary. Dei-. Oth,  toy Rev. F. Laiigfoi-ri, William A.  Strutt, of Beaton, B. C,   to Annie  -  -  Beck, ot Calgary.  BritTON-DoDD���������At Calgary, Dec. 10th,  by Rev. F., Langford, Wm. E.  Burton, C. P. R. agent nt Donald,  B. C, to Etta. Belle 'Dodd, of Ca\-  gary.  NOTES OF NEWS  Fresh Candies at Manning's.  '��������� Capt.   Gore   spent a few days in the  city this week en route west.  and  Confectionery at Man  ���������Lemons  sing's.  Mrs. Christopherson and son of  Goldfields were in the city last -week  for a few days  ���������What is home without a Singer, H.  Manning, agent.  The telephone strike at Vancouver  has been settled to the satisfaction of  the union.  ���������Christmas   Confectionery    at   Manning'*, McKenzie avenue.  The annual ball at the Halcyon Hot  Springs Sanitarium   will take place on  -.2sew_Year'8-Eve.=^,        --  A French scientist is just adding  jagless whiskey to wireless telegraphy.  When visiting Goldfields or Camborne, tajce Andy Craig's stage from  Beaton. "'  The raffle for the silk ijiiilt*. will he  held in Selkirk hall tomorri w afternoon at '3 o'clock.  Miss Thompson, of Beaton, who has  been spending a- few days iu Revelstoke. left this  morning for her home.  The C.P.R. will spend $10,000,000 west  of Winnipegnexttyearinimprovements  and the construction of branch lines.  ���������This Christmas is going to bea lively  one. See. tbat you do nnt forget yoni'  order to the Revelstoke Wine& Spirit  Co.  Mrs. Pettipiece left on Monday night  fni* Vancouver, where she will spend a  lew weeks for the'' benefit of her  health.  u _ Fred   Manning,   Mrs. Manning and  7 family left by No. 2 this  morning on a  1 three   months', visit   to   relatives   in  Ontario.  W. Cowan returned on Wednesday  evening from a vis.it to Trout Lake  where he has been looking over his  timber interests".  J no. J. Voung, M.L.A., of Calgary,  passed thiough the city on Saturday  en route home from attending the  Uphir-Lade Syndicate meeting held at  Ferguson on the 9th inst.  The Methodist Church Sunday school  will hold their Christinas entertainment on Tuesday evening next. 23rd  inst. A splendid programme hy the  children will be rendered during the  evening.  B. E. Drew and Mrs. Drew, of  Camborn-*, left by No. 2 on Friday last  en route for England where they will  spend the winter with relatives and  friends, returning to Camborne in  April next.  XV. B. Pool, manager of the Ophir  Lade Syndicate, spent a couple of days  in town this week, returning to Ft-r-  "tui-on on Wednesday morning. Mr.  Pool reports the Oyster group as look-  in-- in fine shdpe.  ���������-For Revelstoke Souvenirs go to the  ('anada Drug k Book Co.'sstorc. They  keep them. Very suitable for'Xmas  gifts.  R. A. Upper left yesterday morning  to take the position of mining recorder  at Trout Lake during the absence of  F. C. Campbell on sick leave.  ���������Handsleds, Rocking - Chairs for  children and Morris chairs, rocking  horses, toy horses, etc.���������all prices ab  the Canada Drug k Book Co..    , ��������� -\  ' -* r  Arrangements are progressing  satisfactorily for the band ball on New  "fear's Eve. The orchestra are practising regularly and will provide first  class music for the occasion.  ���������The Revelstoke Wine.& Spirit Co.  request*.th������*ir friends to' get their  orders in1 early so as not to make too  hig a rn������b at the last moment.  The Empire Coronation Company  gave two perfoi mances in the Opera  House   this   week   to   fair audiences,  Sresenting views of. the coronation of  ling Edward, the.'eruption of Mount  Pelee, etc  The raffle for the silk quilt, by the  Ladies Auxiliary of the B. of'R. T., will  he held in Selkirk Hall 'tomorrow  (Friday) afternoon at'3 o'clock, instead  of 8 o'clock in the evening as announced  in the last issue ot the Hehald. "  ���������The Revelstoke Wine k Spirit Co.  are prepired to fill Christmas orders of  not less than two gallons, orone cn.se,  REVELSTOKE SCH09L BOARD.  NOTICF.  l-areuts and-oiaidUiiH \\ill <jl>li*r*i l.y weutliiii* tc.  the unilt-i-Hi^iitHl mimes nf uliiMr-.n uti^ibK. lot  High School.  ��������� I!.* KI.OYT),  Secret.".! >.  CORPORATION OF THE  OF REVELSTOKE  CITY  NOTICE.  n  a  Young, Happy  This can easily and cheaply be done by selecting HOLIDAY  PRESENTS from the Large Assortment just opened up, consisting  of Rretty Presents and Toys of all kinds.  LARGE AND HANDSOME RANGE OF  Japanese and English Crockery  IN CHOCOLATE, COCOA, AND TEA SETTS, &c.  Our Stock of Christmas Groceries  IS FRESH, CHOICE AND COMPLETE.  MORRIS & STEED,  Front Street.  ->-!.������'  Candied   Peel at C. 13. Hume  TIIK attention of the public is  called to  the  amendments'iiiade in the "Municipal Election  Act this year: '. - '  fersona qualified to vote for "Mayor, Aldermen  ajnl School Trustees are  ,    .    ., ,     .      ,- , .    . r.    Male or ftfimile Britibh subjects.being of full uge  but, if   so   desn-ed. several vnrietie9 orjof 21 yearn, and   .   -      ���������-���������  ���������villus and   spirits   can tie   put into one 5    i. ."Being owner of real estate assessed at S100;  nark lisp ' 1    ���������   Representatives of incorporated Companies  ��������� #<*...      *  * _ j w������10 are aayesHed owners of lands or. improve-  The    second    annual    hospital   ball 1 m|j" Trade  License holders, paving not" less than  under*   the   mispices   of    the    Ladiei- j *.-. per year:  Hospital Aid Society, will be   held   in!    *-.  Householders.  .       ' >,���������,������������������   ���������..     -c_:,i...    ���������-.,������������ The two last must have paid all dues totlie  tne opera house on Friday nw.lt..1 Municipalitv for the vear'.not chargeable on land  January 23rd. Tickets Ladies Jfil.OO and must each year in December make and deliver  Gentlemen S2.C3. I to the City Clerk the statutory declaration. ���������  I "No person can be twice entered on the Voters'  List even though owning property in more than  one ward.  Copy of thc Act can be seen at the City Clerk's  office.  II. FLOYD,  City Clerk.  Bews!  HAS IX h'l'OC'K  Confectionery  I'H an j Webb, Toronto  "M.unif.ittuipd In    -! A. J. Stewart, Toronto  V*iIcC'oiiuick, Loudon.  Maracalbo Chocolates���������bulk or boxes  Maroaibo Chocolate Blsouits���������  40o* per Ib  Webb's   Fruit 35C, 500, SI, JM.40  "        Chocolates  ,   - "        Mar-sliiiiallows  Peanut ' ^  Walnut -J-  Ccicoauut )  Taffy  Fresh Butter Cups."...  Gold Nugget-,   Maple Pudding1   and many other lines.  350 p������r lb   40c per lb  ...... 30c per lb   40c perIb  ALSO���������  Lirge Line ol Snuvenii Cups and Saureia  bearing Mew ol Bevelstoke.  IiIiiioKt-'s China and many other piodos of  China.  ALSO���������  Piajcr Books, II) inn Books, etc.  'Xmas Cards in abundance. _.  Girls'and Boys''Own Annuals.  Suuda) at Home. * "   ' -  Leisure II0111.  Chatter Box, etc. "    '       * ^  WALTER BEWS Phm. B  Druggist and Stationer.  i-'-BConsrs  -tta  New Stand Next to the Ilumo Block.  .. is ������������������������������������  CRESSMAN'S  ���������Fresh  A Co'i.  Fr-ank Holten was in town from  Ferguson on Saturday collecting fund*  for the Ferguson Hospital.  ���������A sensible Christmas box���������a Singer  ���������Sewing Machine, H.  Manning, agent.  Miu .Fraser. of the city schools,  leaves tomorrow to spend the holidays  Rt her home in New Westminster.  ���������CoiT- on the ear the latest fad in  gi-ocwiex to be found at C. B. Hnrne  & Co's.  J. A. Kirk. P. L. S., who has been in  the eastern and lower Kootenay districts for the past month, returned to  lown this west.  ���������Have you tried. Force breakfast  food, for hi-eakfast. il is something new  -uid nice at C. B. Huuie k Co'*.  Hon. XX'. XV. Mclnnes was re-elected  ������*-. 3Ionday for the Nanaimo riding by  M8 majority over the Socinli.** t candidate Parker Williams.  ��������� If vou want anything   in   ladies'  or  gent's skating shoes, you will find just j  what you want at C. B. Hume k Co's.  The kindergarten school closes tomorrow afternoon for the holidays.  Mrs. Wilkes is giving the children a  party in view of the occasion.   0  ���������Don't forget that our currants, C. M.  raisins, Valentin, raisins and Sultana  raisins, are this sea.������on8 fruit > nd are  extra fine al C. B. Hume k Co's.  Thos. Cunningham, provincial fruit  inspector, was in town for a few days  the first of the week. Mr. Cunningham is making *. tour of the Kootenays  9 The Presbyterian Church 'Sunday  school entertainment will be held on  Friday evening the 25th inst. A pro-  {rramine will be rendered by the  childreD.  Ben Leaky, who is building1 ths Re.  caption Hotel at Camborne, was in the  city last. Mr. beaky is a first class  hotel man aud the Reception will be  ���������pun up-to-date.  The all-Canadiiiu rugby football  team whieh is touring the Old Country  played their first match on Saturday-  last at Belfast, Ireland, defeating the  Irishmen by a score of one goal and  two touchdowns to one goal and one  touchdown.  XV. A. Strutt. one of the Iiest known  prospectors of the Fish River gold  camp, returned to town on Friday last  from Calgarv accompanied by his  bride. Mr. "and Mrs. Strutt left on  Monday .morning for Beaton ' where  they will reside.  Mr. Grant Hall, late master mechanic of the Pacilic division of the C.P.R..  who has lieen promoted to the head  oflices of the company at Montreal,  wns tendered a complimentary ban-  iliiet hy a number of his frier-Is attjie  Hotel lievelstoke on Monday night.t  Mr. G. A. Knapp, who has resigned  tha leadership of the Methodist Church  choir, was presented with a silver  shaving mug and brush on Friday  evening last by the members of the  choir. Mr. Knapp will still continue  to assist the choir, and Mr. James  Taylor has been apjiointed leader.  A. M. Craig wns in the City on Tue-j*  day last on u business visit. Mr. Craig  has inaugurated ������, .daily stage line  between Beaton. Csmborne and Gold-  fields. The stage meets thebnnt at 12  noon eveiy day and proceeds dirert to  the gold camps, reaching Goldfields in  less than two hours from Beaton.  The C. P. R, are giving an excursion  rate of fare and one-third for round  trip to any point on their' system during the holidays. Tickt-ts may be  purchased on the" following dates:  Dec. 21st to 2">th inclusive, and Dec.  .$0, 31, and Jan. 1st., good to return up  to Jan. 5th.  ���������Books���������This year we have some of  the choicest " and daintiest bound :  books for'Xmas gifts by far the best  evei shewn in Revelstoke. Come and  see the variety at the Canada Drug k  Book Co.  One of .the most successful social  events of the season was the bachelois  At Home in the Opera House last  night.- -With good, music and a good  floor the large crowd presert spent an  enjoyable time. Dancing was kept up  till 3:30 a.m.  ���������Perfumes���������"We keep the best and  have them in fancy boxes, perfume  atomizers, etc. Canada Drug k Book  Co.  Notice.  II the party or parties who removed the  cap Irom a Held glass at Watchman William  Mat-lcle'* Cabin at the Columbiajjjridite last  ?umrher, will return thc same to A"77 McRaer  I'osimastcr, they will receive "5 reward,  NOTICE.  N'otlcf is hereby given tbat 30 days alter date  I intend to applv to the Chiof Commissioner ot  Lands and Worts for permission to cut and  -*.-    1     j   ..���������-���������������.������������������������������������  t:.���������   ir���������fnl,;0/,,.    carry away timber Irom the following described  . Yesterday afternoon Jim  Hutchison   Un<j������  aitliMe<1 i��������� wem Kootenay:      -  was hauling a big load   of logs,   aoout  3,000 feet,  with a 4-horse team, up the  big hill   from   Sam   Crowle's   ranche,  when   the  whole  outfit took   a slide  over   the.  hill.'     Luckily   the    horses  -escaped -without :i sei-atch.     Jim went  out this morning to pick up the lo**.*-.  Curling.  The season opened ar. the rink on  Saturday aftemnnn when thr prexident.  and vice prrsid**nt of the club mel_ in .**.  friendly game; which resulted in x  victory for the latter by a score of 10 to  8.   The following were the rinks :  VICE PIUMIIUKNT  lliitne  PRKSIT/KNT  LeMaistrt-  McRae  Flindt  Brown, skip���������8  .The   following  Ciirrtilhei-s  Pinkham  .McDonell. skip 16  Kiimpr*   in   the green  Chris Foley has resigned from the  presidency of the labor party, Chris  Foley like Ralph Smith found it im-  ] o-sible to hold the confidence of the  working men of B. C, Rnd the leaders  of the Liberal party at.one and the  same time." There are no two men in  British Columbia who have done more  for the" Liberal party than Messrs.  Smith and Foley.  curlers competition which was unfinished last season,* have been played  this week:  Lewis 2. Foote 13; Baker 4, Holten 12;  Lindmark 8. Foote 12; Jackson 11,  Holten 12; Flindt 7, Phippf 13; Edwards  II. Kincaid 12; Foote 11. Phipps 13.  A meeting of the executive commit'  tee was held last Thursday evening  when skips were elected for the season  as follows:���������H. A. Brown. A. .T. McDonell, Dr. Carruthers, G. H  A. McRae. A. M. Pinkham,  MeCarter. D. M. Rae.  Brock,  G.   S.  The Dell Rey Group.  Mr. J. A. Darragh, has an option on  the Dell Rey group, situate near the  Silver Dollar, and has shipped .1 large  consignment of samples east.. There  is every prospect of the deal going  through as good responsible parties  are interested and the recent sale of  the Silver Dollar which is adjoining,  should materially aid the transfer of  the Dell Rey group���������Cnmborr*e Minor.  Commencing at a' post planted at the south  east corner of Kate Scott's timber claim and  marTftd "A, Y. Anderson's south west corner  post," tbence north 120 chains, thence east to  thc west bank of Flsh river, thence south  following thc bank of l".sh river to the point of  cohimcnccmeni. j  Dated lhis23th day ol November 1902.  A. V. ANDERSON.  NOTICE.  Nntlcf Is hf-reby given that SO days alter date  I intend to apply to the Chief Commissioner ef  I.finds and world for permixi-'on to cut and  carry away timber from thc following described  landK, situated in Wert Kootenay:  Commencing at a pout planted at the north  wentttorner of A. Y. Anderson's timber claim  "R Stoiss" south wen corner post,'  thence eaxt 80 chains  and marked  thence north 80 cbains,  thencesouth 80 chains, thence west SO chains  to tbe pointof commencement.  Datel this 25th day ol November," 1902.  R. STIISH,  Permit us' to draw your  attention to the wisdom of  presenting your family with  Choice Lot  AS A CHRISTMAS PRESENT  The first step toward providing for them a home of  their own.  A part onlv of the amount  usually spent on pretty but  useless presents will make  the first payment.  REAL  ESTATE  Is the basis of all wealth,  and  you can now lay  the  i inundation of you** own  prosperity while making  someone else happy.  - Call and investigate, we  have other things to tell  you on the subject of How  to Own a House of your  Own.  LEWIS BROS,  Agent* Irrnlter TowrwIU  .... Built to Order Garments  .... For Ladies and Gentlemen  -V    . ' '     '  Are 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 mqu'lding. On this depends-the " fit and  shape of the garment and the permanence of that shape. '  OUR GOATS  Will   not  develop ��������� those  unsightly     draws     and  wrinkles   all   along   the ',  -   shoulders and down the .  ���������   front which so beautifully".'  ,"a"nd unmistakably 'adorn  , all the  ready-made store  clothes you * can > buy  at  .*. ": t 1  ��������� 1  *   ",  one.half the tailor's price.  IIIII8 from  ���������.'.���������.���������������������������.$15 tO $35 ������Vper^oa,n9,,.^!*n.\$15 t������'$3i5  Dress   Suits                       AC 4-n      EA Ladies'Tailor-made    . 4njL.      mm  we arc offering at...   *������������������  IW     *������������W t .-uits..../    -    ID XO     70  Trousers, all thc-way ,' A *n     *!-> .'     Ladles* Skirts...'...'      "   o *i.-   ae  from.. "-"..      ���������*������ TO % I/ -"       Ladles'Skirts .....            O 10  . 25  Ladles'Rninuroof Coatss  |H to $35.. .-'    .7 .  -'WeB&Shy S&ZSE!*?0*-*: B. Cressman, Art-Tailor  n  7 M  X TXAJY^j IT I.  The largest "stock of the'latest'"WATCHES,  CLOCKS," RINGS, SILVER WAKE,- OUT  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. a-xTY- b!a.rbbe;.  -���������*-*ATCH-BSPAIKIN������sA*:S?SCIAr.T*.  ft*******'**!**-**^.*-*-^^  : SUITS FOR BOYS AT, HALF PRICE |,  ii '- '" ���������         " ���������"-��������� II  J1 $7 Suits for $3.50. $5 Suits for $2.50. ji  1! * ~ * - ���������"-        ' j 11  ji        .$3.50 Suits for $1.75. $2.50 Suits for $^25   , ^    jt|  ] j       $4 30 Frieze Overcoats for $2 26       ' :\ {  j! EDWARD J. BOURNE,iji'  J |     Revelstoke Station.  " Bourne Bros.' Old Stand. '   !'���������*���������; fflj  NOTICE  SHERIFF'S SEIZURE AND SALE  NOTICK IS ifKKKRY (IIVK.V that undftr and  hy virttif; of a Warrant of Kxccutlon instlf^l  ont of tli<! County Court ot K<K,t������nay holden at  Kevelstoke and directed tf, the sheriff of North  Kootenay, against'tho tttitiiU .and ch������tt*.l*������ of  -John Brennan.. X have this day seized and takr-n  in execution all the' Interest of the'-said John  'Irennan In the mineral claim " Daffodil," sltnatcd  on -.exhifttmi Mountain, in the Larriean Mining  r-ivision nf West Kootenay. And I give notice  that I will mi  Tuesday, December 30lli,  11)02, at the hour of 2:<I0 in thc afternoon, at the  Court House, in the City nf Kevelstoke, offer for  sale publicly all the interest of the said John  Brennan, in the said mineral elaim, or such part  thereof as shall satisfy the said Execution.  Dated this 8th dny of Docemlier, lonn.  JAMKS TAYLOR,  Deputy to the Sheriff of North Kootenay.  *  *  *  %  it-  Revel stoke  Skating  Rink  ir<w**M*y*r#*r*f*i*������y*r*t������<v*^  i  Muting every Kvenliig from 8 to 10  o'clock.  BAND EVERV WE0KE8DAY MICHT  Admission���������i"5c  Season Tickets       |  -juiie.. ������3oo     %  Qentlcnien 600   . *  TICKETS FOB 3ALK AT   -  Canada Drag tc Bookstore..  J. A. Miller ic Co.  Roy Smythe"* Tobacco Store.  Rink Company.  **********"|-***JMW**-M<*^* *  Oheap Bedroom Suite**; Dresser Stands, Tables, Ohairs, Etc  A CARLOAB OF  FURNITURE  JUST ARRIVED.  R. HOWSON & CO.'S.  Call In and Examine This New Consienment of Furniture  *-*) ���������  .t L*r ������w<**-       ^..-J..*-..-  XiJ

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