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 .������r-. iiJ"J lLs&n'xtz~-''~.  .. A"^ /rr:- J. /���������*.,-..    -***|-T",l.*-"j "-.'���������"* *CM. -*i*j*,*r ���������J.UHuji*^  ALD  /0$  j^isrjD  RAILWAY    MBN'S   JOURNAL,.  Vol'   V.   No    166  ���������Kl  REVELSTOKE B. C.   THURSDAY,   DECEMBER II, 1902  $2 OO a Year in Advance.  TWO  I  1'X  AND .HOW SWIFTLY THOSE WEEKS  'WILL FLY !! , Only to the 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. CHRISTMASf GIFTS we have ever  -assembled,, -'.-',...��������� .-.'���������-' ' .'���������   -  Suggestion  '   We   are - particularly"  ���������strong on the follow-  . ing lines :.*.,"   ��������� .  .'Ladies*   ahd Gents   Silk Uni-^ **",  ' brellas"froui.\.". >.-*$1.50 tpL$3.00-'  Ladifs'    Sill*. 'Handtei-chiefs- - .  " "_ .'./Ay....:-:".:."a..'Z3c to'$1.00:  =��������� Ladies' * Fancy ' Embroidered -'-   -  '": -HandheiTbiefs-l"' y ' 15c to 00c  "���������-Ladies*.novelties in Silli Belts?" * -'-*-  -.'-;->.-!���������.*...'. .".".. .$1.25 and 51-50  ,.���������->.          w               ' .-  Alexandrian   Belt and. Sash   '  ."__ '.-Clasps ���������. I -50c each"_  ���������."Ladies"1 Lined"  Kid   'Gloves' ���������'"  ' -.from..'....: .".$1.25 to$2.00  Ladies* Silk Ties,  up-to-date  -"froni .-.- -.'. .35c tq������1.00  . Ladies'. 'Black - and _. Cream  ���������. jCbirXon Ties, $1.00 each  'Children's   "Imitation Grey  ' Lamb Gauntlets." D0i. up  1' Children's Silk Handkerchiefs **  .'-x :.  .*..  ..:..".10c. up  - Gents'Fancy Coi'd Satin.and    .  . Silk Braces(in boxes)75c,to $2  ' - Gent's' Soft Mocha and" Kid-'7  -;      Gloves,'sillCiind"wool lined* -  '),    .:.".-'...". T.. .from $1.50 Co $2.50;  ;  Gents' - Silk  Scarfs to ' wear   '  ���������".      under Overcoat and Gents'  "'    Silk Ties, Derbvs, -Flowing  ���������      Ends from....... .25c to $1.00  Table   Napkins' from    ..,.. .$1.75 to, $6.00  _   ..    '  Bleached  Table    Linen'  ..". 1.'..'. 50c to $1.35"  - - Japanese Rugs $1.50  Tapestry Rugs 75c to $9.00  CHINA DEPARTMENT  .OUR" STOCK "OR. CHRISTMAS CHINA WARE far surpasses in  extent, variety and completeness anything we have ever shown:  China Dinner Setts ....... .$12 00  -China-Tea setts. .7.$4.50_to,$U:00_.  China Toilet-Setts.$3 00 to $10 00  China 5 o'clocKrTea Setts with    -  ���������  * Tray :*.: ".$6 00  China 13-Piece Fruit Setfc . ..$2,00  China Porridge Sett .. .50c to 60c  China Plate, Cup'and Saucer  '..  Setts '. 50c to 75c  Chija Cream and Sugar Setts   ."..-..'. 50c to 75c  Colored China Cups and Saucers 15c to 25c  Larger     China    Cups    and   .  Saucers 20 to 75V  Fancy Colored Shaving Cups " *  '   , 25c to 35c  Fancy Colored  China Moustache Cups . 40c up  Fancy  Colored China   Salad  Bowls 60c to $2 00  Royal Crown Derby Cups and  Saucers...: $3 00 each  Royal  Crown  Derby  Pl.ites  .     $3 00 each  Limoges Tea Setts (40 pieces)  ...7. :.'..: $1000  "Limoges Assorted Pieces  from -. $1.25 to $7 50 .  China Jardinieres.. .\ . .75c tO 2 50  Chitia 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  OUR GROCERY LIST  Away back���������Ten years or more ago���������we planted a Grocory Department in Our Store. Like many other things that are likely  to grow big, it began to take root among the ideas of a big lot of  Customers, and its lieen the greatest poesible 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  ChristmasvTrade. Washed New Seed Raisins, New Carrants,  Fancy Crystalized Orange, Lemon and Citron Peel, 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.  Hums  and Company.  Goods delivered to all parts of City.     Telephone No. 81  Seattle Dives Beggar Description���������The Gross Debauchery  That Prevails in all Wide  Open Towns.  Both .'"caUle and .Spt.kiine arp what  are called "wiili* open towns." that is.  towns in which public gambling,  im lulling niuney paying slot machines,  is ;iMf>������ i'ii lo lie condiiited us a husi-  i]c=������. Wirii* open toivns attract sure  thing operators, thieves, and the  dis-oi de; ly anil ci -tninul element goner,  ally. Wnli* open tow ns are (apparently  nunc lively tlinn towns that are classed  as "i-lm-ril." But wide open towns are  demoralizing, becnu*-e it is impossible  to keep Lhe wide open element within  bound*,. The wide open element  continually seeks tn break away from  res-traiut. IT it <ls given an ineh, il  takes a fool; if it is allowed it foot, it  measures oil .1 yard and takes it. It it-  hogg-i-h: and it is only a question of  time when it goes so far that itsdnings  cie.iLe such a stench lhat it is abated  us a common nuisance. To prevent  being abated, it htibes officials. Then  the people rise up in their might and  wipe ont both tlie con up Led official.--  and their coi 1 nptois.���������Nelson Tribune.  A/stoiy of Seattle / is told by an  Associated Pi ess despatch, da tea the  4lh instant, jt is as follows:  Seattle, Dec.: 4.- Judge Bell loday  signed an order summoning a grand  jury, but biter, in.the day found Unit  he would have to' wait awhile. "The  law reads that a grand j.iry can be  summoned only on the second S ilur  daj'of the month, so thnt the earliest  possible moment Judge Bell can  convene the jury is December 13th.  He announced -tonight that, he would  Munition a jury as".soon as the.law  allows." r*."-   -    A. -. t   -.    -,*. '     '  ' ' This" 1 ou 11 seems to be standing over-  '.1 moi al volcano, and lhe eruption is  jlue to happen most any day."'One of  Ihe'daily 'papers and a large class of  citizens 'are 'clamnring' loudly for -ix  gi'and.jury to investigate���������not minor*-  ���������but open charges of the grosses!  official "corruption and.grafting. In  the streets arid public places Seattle's  moral deterioration, and the low  standaid of official ' morals are tbe  sole topic of conversation." Seattle  people themselves say that St. Louis  in her, palmiest, days did tint equal  Seattle for. civic debaucheiy; mid that  the only proper comparison for Seattle  is the condition of the ancient cities of  the plain���������Sodom and Gomorrah.  Five years ago Seattle extended a  general invitation-to the gambler-, and  dive keepers of the woi Id to eomej to  open up and to do business. The invitation was accepted with unanimity,  and today Seattle is suffering to the  liniit'fioni the cup of municipal poison  of which'she involuntarily imbibed.  'The.other  night Opis Read,'famed  _t h e .world- o ver. as   a - novel's t and.  newspaper man, stood in Seattle's new  tenderloin, and mused:      . ,    '  "I have seen the white*Impels of  eveiy city in the civilized world, but I  never saw anything as bad as this. It  surpasses Paris an'd ' London and  Vienna."  .Several months ago the police ordered that the dives and tbe like quit the  paved district and go down into what  is known locally as the old blackchapel  district. It is charged lhat good  motives did not inspire that Older.  Some people with a pull, including one  of the liu geBt grocery Arms in town,  had purchased a lot of property in the  new district, nnd they used their pull,  it is claimed, to force the half world  to rent fiom them.  The tenderloin, save the larger gam  tiling houses and the so called bettei  class of sporting houses, moved into  the new district, and there sprung up  in the vicinity a hosL of variety  theatres, dance halls, purlieus and  dives, which have shocked even the  most case hardened of Seattle's citi  zens. They have even shocked the  police force! *'  Nightly in some of the dives the  wildest carnivals of debauchery are  carried on. Licentiousness has heen  superseded hy the lowest and worst  fGi-uis of degeneracy, and is some  places, notably the notorious Midway  dive, things go on that would put  Paris to the blush of shame.  In one variety theatre the third  flooi is used for cribs in which women  of the most degraded order consort-  Victims made drunk in the dive below  are bustled up to the third floor, where  their few remaining dollars are stripped from tbem by bags. Dance halls  with all their attendant vices, are  established everywhere, and evil stalks  abroad, flaunting itself in the face of  every pasaerby. Municipal rottenness  has indeed reached her acme.  Naturally the breaking point wai  reached, and it came, as was to be  expected through a quarrel among the  vicious element themselves. As slated  the larger gaming houses were not  required to move into" tbe new tenderloin. They continued to do business  tip town; but down in the new hell  hole, ground floor gambling sprung up  eveiy where, wliich soon diverted a  huge amount of money from thu  l.-ugev places.   Then came a roar.  In some way. known only to the  gambleis, a superior judge interfered  and ordered the police lo put gam tiling  on the upper floors. This older, it  was apparent on its face, was issued  diiectly in the inteiest of tbe larger  gaming bouses. The police carried out  thi; judge's older.  But it lasted only one day. Some of  the ground floor gamblers visited the  police headquarters. What transpii ed  theie is likewise secret but the order to  move upstairs was rescinded and  gambling in the new tenderloin was  resumed on the ground floor.  Aftei backing down Chief ot Police  Sullivan left town. His going was the  signal for the outpouring df a flood of  rumors that divers other city and  county officials would, stiller with him.  In the face'of all "these rumors the  chief returned, and -those who talked  to him say he .was fiightened at the  tremendous uproar -ftom . the vicious  classes and at, the .clamor of good  citizens. Anyway Inst Saturday night  he ordered gambling closed all over  lown. The result is that not a wheel  is tinning. The dance halls ahd money  paying slot machines suffered a like  tate.  Nobody creditsthe chief wilh disinterested motives. - Good'and bad alike  think he was - terrified hy the storm  cloud that was. plainly gathering, and  th it he took-the easiest way out of his  dilemma. His order was not altogether  sweeping. - While -'he closed gaming  houses and dance halls, he permitted  the notorious - dives and ��������� purlieus to  keep open. ' The Midway still couducts  its nightly saturnalia.  New Master Mechanic.  Grant Hall" who for the" past two  years has been master mechanic for  the Pacific division of 'Uie C.-P'.'R.  with headquarters at' Revelstoke, has  been transferred to Montreal. C.'H.'  Temple, locomotive foreman here for  years has" been promoteclVto the position.^" formerly, occupied by Mr."Hall.  The.many-friejids of," Mr. - Hall while  regretting' Hi-rde-pai-hu-e from, the 'ci ty  .will be pleased to hear of--his deserved  promotion 'to'an.important position in  the company's. service< at Montreal.  To Mr. Temple- the Herald, 'with his  many friends here, ;offer their 'congratulations on his new   appointment.  At the last regular meeting of Court  Mt. Begbie. No. 3401. .1. O. F., the  following officers were elected for the  ensuing'year:���������C. D..' J. A. Ringer-  Physician. Dr. J. F. Carruthers; P. C.  R.. J. E McLean; C.R.. C. W. Mitchell;  V C.R., J. V. Saunicr; R S., J. B. Scott;  F.S.. J. L. Smith: Treasurer, B. F.  Gaymau; Orator. F. H. Fretz; S. W.,  L. Schnider; J.W.. T. P. Smith; S.B.,  G. A. Beavn; J.B.. J. Wilkes; Trustees,  H. Floyd. J. A. Ringer; Finance Com-  mil tee, J. E. McLean, J. A. Ringer.  LIBERALS  Dr. Mclnnes Arraigns the Laurier Government for Broken  Promises���������Says Conservatives  Did More for the Province.  Dr. Mclnnes, of Vancouver, formerly  lieutenant-governor of B. C, is ouL  with his electoral address. Dr. Mclnnes states in effect that the opposition members for Victoria did more  for Victoria at Ottawa than the government memhers from Vancouver did  for Vancouver, ancl there was nothing  gained sendirg a Liberal parti'/.an to'  Ottawa. He states that British Columbia has not been treated properly  in the fishery question, and that the  conservative government had in this  respect done much more for the  province than the liberals. He referred  to Sir Wilfrid JLaurier's going back on  his promises on the Chinese question,  and said that the government considered the effect on the C. P. R. revenue  in excluding Chinese more than the  welfare, of the province; that the  liberal government had made a profit  out of Chinese of $1,022,070; that the  surplus over revenue taken from the  province in tbe last ten years was  $12,403,019, and now amounted to  about $2,000,000 a year, and at the  same time enormous demands on the  Dominion treasury were heing made  by the eastern provinces; that Sir  Wilfrid Laurier had done less than the  Conservatives in the' way of cabinet  representation for British Columbia.  Dr. Mclnnes favors a revision of the  tariff lo encourage Canadian industry,  and is opposed to the liberal policy bf  immigration. He was for keeping  Canada for Canadians, and would  oppose all measures against the interests of the province and support all  measures in the province's favor.  TESTIMONY  Of the Richness of the Famous  -Silver Dollar Group, the Property of the Fish River Mines  Limited.   '        ������  -*-.  The Spokane Daily- Chronicle of  December 8th has the following interview in regard to the Silver Dollar  grout) bonded by Revelstoke people  last week :%.-���������.,-  - C. H. Smith is in the city from the  Lardeau and Fish river districts. He  states that this has been a most successful season for that district and that  more money is being invested in both  camps than .ever before. The largest  deal that has been made for some time  is   the  bonding   of   the   Silver Dollar  group .-'ml the taking over of the pro*  perty by .1 strong companv that is now  being organized. Thc terms of Uie  deal have not been made known, but  it is stated to be in the neighborhood  of $60,000.  The property is situated on Pool  creek-nnd   ahout    $10,000   worth     of  develu, nt work has been done on it.  The showing is excellent, and the ore  bodies, while not particularly large,  arc vei v 1 ich. The pioperty is a silver  piopoMi iuii and there is a great deal  of ore already in sight that .will run  over 100 ounces in silver.  Theie are -.everal gold ledges  on the other claims in the  Silver Dollar group that wilh  further development will prove of  value. These ledges run from 10 to 20  feet in width and the values go fiom  $4 to $150 to the ton. The ore is much  lhe same in character as is found in all  the mines in the camp.  In tbe Lardeau district the big bodies  of free milling gold ore are attractiui.'  .1 great deal of attention. The work  done on the Beatrice, Triune, Gold  Finch, Nettie L. and Silver Cup has  established the fact that it is a great  gold aud sii ver district. The Western  Star company is nowdoingconsiderablp  work and the prospects for a big mine  are of the best.  LOOKS LIKE  LATEST NEWS  BY TELEGRAPH  The News of the World in Brief  As Received Over the Wires  From Every Corner of the  Globe.  Later returns of the Ontario referendum continue to increase majority  in favor of the Act. , *  Robert Fiizsimmons has announced  his intention of re-entering the ring  and t hallenges all comers. ,   y  A conductor and flagman weie  killed in a freight wreck near -Grove-  land N.Y., on Lackannawa railway.  Secretary of Agriculture Wilson  has-asked for $700,000'to stamp-out  the foot and mouth disease in New  England.  ' Signor Palacco. Italian minister at  Suii.1, committed,..suicide at Milan.  He was sulTering from an attack, of  nervous debility.- '" -  '  . Cold wen'.h'pr in..Germany, taken in  connection with hard times, is causing  much suffering." Many persons have  been,frozen to death.    ,_ &  The 'Canadian football players  arrived in Liverpool-yesterday and  proceeded to Dublin, piaying several  matches in Ireland before touring  Scotland and England. ,  The Soo mills of   the   Algoma Steel  Co. at Sault.Ste Marie, Ont., have been  closed throwing 500 men out of work  German   competition   is  stated to be  the cause. ���������  Hairy Johnson, C.P.R. clerk, who  recently conspired to defraud the  company --hy notifj'ing conductors  when to audit their'trains, has been  sentenced to two yeais imprisonment  in the penitentiary at Montreal.  AN EXTRA0RD8NARY SALE OF SEA0NABLE   DRESS GOODS JACKETS  naps for Next Saturday  A,Mantle Sale Well Timed  Now is the time when. Customers can appreciate Good Winter Coats at Bargain  prices���������Not before the Winter   is  half over  before  saying   READY���������and   on  Saturday we give the word GO !  and they will go at the  following   prices  they are all sold.    Remember, no odd coats; all new this season.  until  Blacks,  made  of Wool  Boucle  Ladies' Coats���������Sale Price $5  Ladies' Semi-Fitting Lined Jackets, Fawns and  -Cloth.    Saturday's Sale Price $5.  Ladies' Jackets���������Sale Price S8.85  Ladies' Jackets in the vnrions lengths, Semi-Fitting. Lined with good Farmers'Satin, in Black  and Fawns.   Regular Price $10.50 and $11.50.   Saturday��������� $8,8j.  Ladies' -Jackets���������Sale'Price $10.50  Ladies' Jackets, extra quality. Kersey Covert Cloth,  in Fawns,  well  lined,   in   three-quarter  '   lengths.   Regular $13.60.   Sale Price $10.50.*  Children's Jackets.   Sale Price $4.00  Eighteen Chileren's Jackets, Size! to 12 years. ReguUr prices $8 and $7.50 each���������now $1. Not  a Jacket in the lot that did not cost more money wholesale. We have cheaper jackets but this  is a line of high class goods.  Flannelette Waists  Thirty Six Only, Flannelette Waists, colors red and black, blue and white, full assortment of  Sizes, ancl made in the newest styles.   Saturday���������85c.  press Goods Department  Commencing S itutday Dec, Cth an.l continuing for Six Days. We will offer you some wonderful bargains in Dress Good*). Tne whole of our splendid stock got^s on sale at about half its  value. .The goods are all new this season bought direct from the best manufacturers. Every  piece will be included in this Sale,    Here are a few hints just for a starter.  Black Dress Goods  A magnificent collection in Worsteds and Serres, navy and black,  50 inches wide,  all  the finest  goods.   Regular Price���������$1.50���������Sale Price���������$1 00.  Colored Dress Goods  5i Pieces iu All Wool Imported Melrose Cloth; colors red, grey, fawns and green mixtures.  Regular Price $1.25 and $1.50.   Sale Price 75c. &  This is a Genuine Clearing Sale of Dress Goods and will last only for six days.      Come early and secure  first choice.   .  Drygoods  Merchants  Reid & Young,  S-^^-iJ-gKA^^*-**^^-!-*^^  ���������lia^^-ijrf^XfcljrW-���������^  xmtmmmVaaSOR  mm  Great Britain and Germany  Having Trouble With Venezuela ��������� The Consulates at  Caracas Stoned.  Great Biilain is practically at war  wilh Venezuela. Xo despatches hava  been received yet ftom the Commander  of the Biitish squadron, but unofficial  rev. a ot tbe seizure of the Venezuelan  fleet, and of Piesideiit Castro's r������prisalfi*  t,re regatded as quite trustworthy.  Much excitement prevails at Caracaa  English and German Consulates havo  already been stoned and the situation  is regarded as critical.  Up to 7 p. in. yesterday in London -,  no   information   of  official character  had   been   received   from Venazuela,  everything  being left in the hands of .  commanders of British fleet who ha**-������  their instructions.  At 4 p. in. yesterday the combined  British and German fleets seized amd  towed outside the harbor at La Guar*  all vessels in port, among them being  four Vanezuelan warships commanded  by 390 men.  Curling.  The   fifth   annual    bonspiel   of tn*  Kootenav Cuihng Association  wilt be  held this season at Rossland. A meellnff  of the association  was  held last week  at Rossland .when   this   decision waa  arrived at.   The officers elected at lbs  meeting for the ensuing yenr were:-*���������  Patron, Judge Forin; president, J. 8.  .C. Fraser. Rossland; 1st vice president,  G.  S. MeCarter,  Revelstoke; 2nd vice  president, G. O. Buchanan, Kaslo; Sfd  vice president. Dr. Boucher. Phoenisi  secretary   treasurer,  T.   S.   Gilmour,  Rossland;   chaplain.   Rev. A.  M. San* '  foad. Rossland;  executive committee, -  R.  W.  (irigor, A. B.McKenzie, Ross--.  land; H. A.  Brown. Revelstoke; M. Ij..  Grimmett, Sandon; G. C. Hodge, J. H."  Wallace,. Nelson.  The date set for the bonspiel was the -  week -of  January 20th, the intention  lieing to start on the  date mentioned "-  if  the   weather-.is   suitable.    If  the*'  weather   is   not  good" the   executive  committee have power to postpone it  until suitable ice-can he secured, -    --  John Sanderson  received * a -'letter  from a fiiend in Cariboo, who 'reports'  the placer  grounds   in that" section as .  again paying big returns. "^Out-of."th'e  Old  Point   on   Lightning" Creek,86J--  ounces of coarse gold were taken in one -;  pan, and 230 ounces in two days.'   Out  of-the Van Winkle next Sam Montgomery's famous ground, 125 ounces to*  the 8 foot cap   were   taken out.   The;  Cariboo   placer ground   is only about'.  150 miles north west from tbe placer"  ground of the Big Bend and the same"  direct contact. The Big Bend this year  has shewn some splendid specimere of  coarse  gold   and   the" prospects were (  never brighter for a year of pro-parity  in thc placer fields of   the Big Bend  since the famous clean-up of '08, than '  is promised for next year.  Dealers in  FIRST-CUSS  Groceries  Flour, Feed  Mm  Fatuous Stoves  Tinware, draniteware  Heavy and  Shelf Hardware  '--ii  *.-=a  m  ' i *<*"  *-,*���������.���������-  -���������yk  :   S$  .*,  S  '"Ik  ' P-.  ,- ���������*.   _"  * t"  ������  -  i ii      ' -  . %  ���������    .  if"  f  i  /J  wai  ���������S^l The Second  1 Mile.  i REV. JESSE F. FORBES, Ph.  "J D.,     Pastor    Adams     Muuioriiil  ' Prc-jbyt--.iau Church, New York  * City.  ������  Many men dislike to servo on a jury.  The work i> arduous. Uie pay is small.  Government demand-- tliis ior the public weal. Enforced d.ily under modern  ���������"rule, however, i. exceptional, it wa������  eot so in the days of rtiii.-icnt Koine.  :>he demanded public service from  "everybody, and especially from Iier eo:i-  guered colonies. Did a Roman soldier  ���������ceed a guide? The Jaw ailo'icd liim to  compel any man to accompany liim on  bis journey, not only to show the way,  but to bear his burden. Jn liis Sermon  on tho Mount Jestis is talking to some  whose feet had been weary and whoso  shoulders had ached under Koman exaction. Did He say, "The service i3 hard,  resist to the utmost;" On thc contrary, He bade them do a double duty.  'Whosoever fchall compel thee to go a  anile, go with hiin twain." Do the required task joyously; yea, if possible,  do twice as*much as you are asked to  <do. Go not one mile, but two. 'i'lie  taw, then, of life and service is brielly  comprehended iu the phrase, "The second mile."'  "Much of service is forced service. The  necessity of pro\iding food, raiment and  shelter dri\ es us weary miles, ofttimes  against  our  will.    Circumstance"   beset  u/-behind and before.    J'"or example, a  young lady wishes, to become a teacher.  "She   looks  forward  to  this  as   her   lite  -work." She studies hard. Her hope sccni3  -m   a  fair    way     of  realization,    when  mother  is   taken  sick.    Necessity  compels  the  daughter  to leave school  nnd  \co toil in the household nursing the in-  -.valid parent.    Instead of reading J-.atin  -she washes dishes:   in place ot  algebra  she bends-over Uie droning board.    Such  i������ God'B ordering.    Again, a loving wifo  :1s deprived of her husband.    Iier homo  is broken up and her heart is left desolate.    She    is  forced    to  toil    for  her  -bread.   Ic may be that a business man  io������e3 his property; at fifty or sixty he  Snds himself at the bottom of the ladder, forced to serve  wliere he has been  accustomed lo command,   ln what spirit  ���������shall wo meet    reverses?    The powers  that be are ordained  of God.    Circumstances are liis appointed angels.    It is  '-foolish ..to  resist;   it is wicked  to  inur-  jnur.    Wc are compelled to go the lirst  -mile.   Whether we toil, or, like Milton,  "���������only 'stand and wait," is not for "s to  ���������choose. .Is.there  nothing  more?     Yes,  Jesus teaches that reward and joy eon-  Bist. in 'going   the  second   mile.    There  is no special virtue in doing the things  ���������we must do.    The daughter must leayo  ������chool when  mother  becomes   -icl::   the  widow  must  learn  tr.  live without  her  ���������husband:  the bu-ino--, man  must begin  -anew  when he fail".    Tbo  first  mile ������������������������  tho journev is conipuboiy.   ll comes to  ���������mint  and   sinner  alike-     \ irtue   bogins  ���������when the girl, forced to leave her --Indies, performs hor iu-w duties with smiling face and cheerful heart.   Love mnni-  ���������fesls itself when phe does not simply the  -one mile necessary, but adds a    -econd   raile in brightening the  home, in kocp-  ".rig her sacrifice our'���������of-sighfr,���������thus-  -jlsddening the heart of father and cms-  tog mother to say: "Daughter, you arc  such a comfort to mc Unit 1 can almost  -thank God 1 am sick, for otherwise 1  might not have known the i-vcetncss of  ���������four love." *���������  Thi-    precept    of  the    second    mile  ���������should  govern al!  the  relation-  of  life.  Stiver-**  true   man   -h-iiild   be   willing   to  clo  more  than  hi-  l--g.il  duty.    Service  "be-gins io be precious and takes on n->\v  Value   tbe  moment  il   g'.c-   bo* ond   the  first   -mMsure-d  mile.    If    an  employee  ���������lays: "1 will do what I am paid for and  a-othine moro," if he ii.--v.-r take= .1 step  ���������mrfcen'he can h"ip it. if lio grumble.- con-  seminz   extra   = crvi*o.   he   will   get   his  rr.-ige and r.oifiin-i  moie.    Hi-, employer  ������avs:���������"Vei, he doe- what I  tell liim to  Ao, but he never hurfie-. i> always ready  ������o anticipate thf- time to leavo, and has  ac "otercst  in  the- bu-'no-s.    1   think  1  ���������"���������--ill let bim go a.- -oon a? -.vo get over  the rush."    If, on  the other  hand,    he  "*ecs one always on the lookout to help  ���������along, taking an intfrust    in  his work,  **oing as  opportunity  olft-rs  even  more  than is required, he is not going to dis-  txtiss that man if he can avoid it.    The  ���������econd miie. the sen ice that is neither  T-ompelled nor -Mid. this it is that helps  one's career and in a  large measure determines succes"'.  Thi.- sarni'i principle obtain-! in religious life- The thing** which we do from  Sear of tli-pl-.i-ing God are the noeos-  tgary mile. Out llr-.ivenly 1-athcr wi-lies  ���������more, lie "eek-, extra -orvicc from lov-  6ng heart-?. Ijovc never counts the ���������������������������������������������it  ���������of t!ii> -l.ikenird. J.i.vC is willing to do  Ui whui** .'.nty and then asks for larger  service. Love says, "Where were 1 il  ���������Jesus had refused to go beyond the  ���������"���������ac.-isured mile of duty or justice?" Love  is grateful, and a-* she thinks of all  God has done she crie-:���������  Article on Economies.  An article in the October Seribnor's,  written by Mr. Walter A. Wyckoff, a  well-known American writer on economics, bears out the statements made  from time to time in interviews by British manufacturers and public, men visiting Canada. Time and again these  have declared that more was heard of  the "American invasion" of Britain on  this side of tlie water than in the old  land itself; that most of tho factories  and industrial establishments of Britain  were crowded with orders, and Unit the  sharp reaction expected to follow on  the close of the war hud failed to materialize. There was, however, an increase in the number of unemployed.  According to The Labor Gazette (ling-  land), the 222 trade unions, with an aggregate membership of r>*il,5U'i. reported  1.5 per cent, unemployed at the end of  .August, compared villi 3.U in August,  11)01. Tlie mean percentage of unemployed returned at the end of August  during the ten years JSU2-100' was 4.4.  The following extract is taken from "Mr.  WyckoIFs article, which hears the litlo  ''Great Britain's Prosperity":���������The present prosperity of Gic.it Britain is perhaps without a parallel in her InsLory.  it has been the fashion lo lcpresent her  us falling into economic decay, and  Englishmen have themselves fostered the  illusion to serve some desired end. I  have found it highly diverting to watch  this process operating from the opposite  poles of social poljey. An opponent of  organized labor turns the threatened  danger into a weapon of attack upon  trades unionism, while a stanch trades  unionist creels it into a bogey with  which to frighten the BriUsh public into  a sense of the necessity of technical education. Kaeh of them has his tongue in  his cheek while he speaks of Groat Britain's industrial decline. The demonstrable truth, as it seems to me, is that  Great Britain's commercial loss is a relative one as compared, for example,  with the recent commercial gains of thc  United States and of Germany, and that  her own progress in wealth and in commercial strengUi is nn absolute one, as  measured hy the increase in the assessment for tlie income tax, nnd Uie sums  passing through the clearing house, and  the amount of paid-up capital iif stock  companies, and the tonnage in steam  shipping, and the volume ol business of  cotton factories, and the output of coal  mines, und the production of pig-iron,  and the deposits of savings banks, .ind  the capital of co-operative societies, and  the funds of trades unions, and even  the income from foreign and coloiri'al  investments. These are matters whEol?  are reducible to statements in the terms  of the coin of thc realm. A fact less  capable of precise statement, but quite  as convincing as testimony to her present prosperity and to its wide incidence, is tlie practical disappearance from*  Great Britain of the problem of the unemployed. When, under existing condi-'  tions of competitive production and a  proletariat struggling for the means of  subsistence, there ceases to be an unemployed class in the usual sense, one-  may rest assured that the coimnerci-d  prosperity for the time being is indisputably real. At all times he is a rasli-  innn who becomes prophetic of industrial"  changes.  ���������A  TUtiliir  Pur  Ilie FnrmcTr.  Hitherto   the British  farmer lias  not  looked  with   very  friendly  eyes  at   thr*'  motors as they "passed" his best nag on.  the way lo the. market town, but Dan  Albonc'flie well-known cyclist, will soon  change  all  this,    lie  has  just  brought  nut a motor which will be the fiirme~-*3.  fiiend indeed and in need, for il. will reap  and. sow, plough and mow, and perform  all manner of hauling, and then work its  own   way  or   haul  a   load   to   the   barn,  where it will thresh and grind corii��������� cut  turnips   and   chaff,   turn   the   churn  and  make  iticlf generally  useful  at a. very  small cost.   Thi-. U no fancy picture, for  ���������ny correspondent has both wiliiesa-id. and  photographed the machine at wcxrk, and  when  attached cither to n six foot cut  reaper"rtnd binder, a mowing machine, or  a   two-furrow   plough,   it   did   its   work  equally  well,   while   the  eost  of   fuel���������  eight-pence per acre���������compares, very favorably   with   horse   traction,     lt,   is   a  petrol motor of eight horse-power, double  -ylinder, with water circulation.   Jt has  electric ignition,.one speed forward and  .rav������r-*.������*,_and-_auy .intelligent   man, can  drive   it   aiter  Sketch.  The C anadian Cattle Trade.  In some quarters Canadian exporters  of cattle consider their country to havo  suffered a great injustice and considerable loss through the embargo on Dominion stock coming to this country,  and being subjected to the same treatment as is imposed upon the boasts imported from the United Stales. The  Board of Agriculture, very wisely perhaps, and no doubt honestly, saw lit to  close our markets against the importation of American live stock by making  the slaughter of cattle1 compulsory within certain restricted areas. Some eight  or nine years ago Canadian cattle enjoyed the freedom of the home markets,  being sent to all parts of the kingdom;  but, owing to eases of pleuro-pnciinionia  among thc cattle���������wliich, hy the way,  was stoutly contested by thc Canadian  authorities, who refused to admit it,  and who failed to lind the disease in  Canada���������the restriction against their  entry alive into the English market  was promulgated- Naturally enough,  this disorganized the trade very much  at the time, and catjacd no little disturbance, but eventually matters settled down and to-day. according to. the  majority of the importers of Canadian  cattle, the enisling conditions work io  well that if any pronounced attempt  were made to secure the removal of the*  embargo strenuous efforts- would be"  made to defeat the proposal. There  arc some, of course, who advocate the  cancellation of thc restriction, since the  cause- for its imposition cannot be  shown to exist, as it will give the Canadian . cattle breeders- advantages'over'  the Americana not noiV possessed, and  wliieh are claimed throng-1 kinship. Opinion is, however, not only divided on tliis  side of the Atlantic, but!, the question  is also viewed from different standpoints in Canada, though' li-lxe vast ma-'  jority of breeders would- advocate the*  Iree entry of cattle into cur markets...  At present- a very considerable number  of Canadian? cattle are stripped' via  United Sstatca ports,- the American exporters purchasing tlie beasts- from the  Dominion stockraisers, and' shipping  them off to Ne--" York, etc., whence they  are brought t* this country.. Tliey aro  conveyed from the ranches-to-the ship-  under bond. "JShat practice migat' be ���������interfered with ta-some extent; if,'not altogether, if Canadian cattle'were admitted free, for, shipped fronv: a Canadian port, they would, have-the option  of both the meat and-the stock-markets  on landing in- this country, and1-.'!! any  case, could be Sept any period' to suit  the market���������aw advantage -of- no little  importance. If the cattle arc admitted  t free, home breeders would at once say  that an injustice is done-to. tlieni, for,  as was tue case before the embargo  was placed upon Canadian stores:; Scottish and other stock-raisers used to  purchase the animals, and, after keeping  them for a few* months, would" forward  them to the tendon market as homebred beasts. It is a fact that the imported stockers* thrived wonderfully in  this country, and. found a ready market.  Argentina cattle are now prohibited  being landed here, excepting in carcase..:  Thc  time is thought opportune  to agitate iu favor of-freeing the eoloninl cat- '  tie.    It appears somewhat    remarkable-.,  however, that the Canadian **ncific Com?  pany has not agitated inorc-vigorouMy in-  favor   of  the  removal  of  Uie  embargo,  because  of  the   diversion     of   cattle   so.  American  routes under  existing  coudi-  tions.    Tliere are���������as in. every com*-*te*c  question���������points pro an-i con.    and the  votaries of the abolition of the existing  restrictions are able ts> make out their  case with some degree ot force.   On the  other hand, the advocates of a. eontinu- j  ance of the existing state argue that the I  market is" now a   -settled    one;'buyers j  know when to purchase and what they  are- getting; great economies are secur*.  ed .by the convenience of the Vairage s.ya*  tern," and tn the carriage of dead meat  to ffrmtlmSfe"-;destina-rioa-;���������and-lfcat-  being now so well established and understood,  no  sound  excu?o    can  be  made  for   altering    the    system.    Conditions  have certainly    arisen during   the past  few years which did not obtain prior to  the restriction period, which, it is said,  militate greatly  against the  possibility  of having free    markets    for Canadian  cattle.    The  great bulk  of the   beasts  nre  now   drawn    from    lhe  "Northwest  Provinces, where they arc of a wild mi-      ��������� v. . ture,-and, while   it  may   be  possible  to  :lovcr and hay-fed hogs topped "oil' with j transport them to this country, the  ���������run and skimuulk, pay better by far j stocking of thorn here is quite out ol  "imn anv of the own*,.; l.iised in the pen  i .tha quest ion,  owing    tn  their wildnf-i".  AN NEW SILK HAT  (he Hoys  not Bp a Little riot to Ilavi-  Joy With llio I'urcliaior.  The young man who prides himself  upon his swell and dapper appearance  had just bought a new sill: hat, and it  had been sent to the office from tho  hat store. It arrived while ho was at  luncheon, and ono of the boys receipted for it, and after the messenger  ���������was gone hauled out the prize for general inspection. It was certainly a  beauty, but the man who cannot afford  to wear a silk hat never sees any sense  fn any other person wearing ono.  So the gang got up a little plot to have  ���������joy with the sporty purchaser.  The new hat was stored away In tho  clothes closet, and tho oflice boy was  sent to the County Democracy headquarters, to borrow the worst old plug  hat that could be found in the rooms  ���������one that had been through all the  parade;- for ycars"**.ind had been kicked  from pillar to post. Thc boy got it all  right, and it was carefully stowed in  tlio hat box and placed on tbo' swell  youth's desk. He came bursting iu  soon afterward and jumped, toward tho  package. , ,  "Oh, my new hat came, did it?" no-  asked beginning to unwrap the pack-;  age. "Well, say, you fellows can 'kid'"  a silk hat all you want to, but here's  one that's a���������"  f-Ie got that far before he opened tlio  box and fook out the ancient plug,-  which looked like a. fain regret. Then  he made some remarks -which are unfit  fflr  publication.  "I'll show 'em" he shouted, while tho  crowd kept up the roar of laughter to  indecent limits. "I'll' let 'em know who  they're playing* jokes on!" and he  jammed' the old hat back in the box  preparatory to going back to tbe hat  store with It; It was time to make tho  switch again", and one ol the boys  called him into tho private office a moment on something very impcra.t!veF  tvh'lle another shifted' the hats and put  the new one back in the bos.    0  Returning from tha momentai*y conference, the indignant young man tied  up tho hat box- and Btamped away to  Vic hat store.  "What do you mean:,." he demanded,  ���������slamming the box down and nervously  pulling at the string, "by sending mo  un old wreck ot a hat like���������this?" and  be pulled out the shining new tile he  bad bought a few' hours before.  What the.saleman said and thought  And what the young man said and realized are not necessary to the Gtory.   It  1 ought to  end  right here.���������From" the  Chicago Chronicle.  A "**<iit Cf������*>Tictiia.  The heir of the gilded household had  Just proposed, to the pretty - kitchen  maid. She regarded him with a steady  ���������glance as sbe polished off her rounded  arms with a coarse towel.  "I must have" every Thursday'out,"  ahe said. '.' ��������� ��������� ���������  "Yes," he' murmured.       * ��������� .,  "And every Sunday afternoon."  "Tes."  "And every night as soon as the dinner things are done up'."-   ���������  "Ye-es."       . -  "How many in family?"  . "Only you and t.V     -.  "Any children?"  **N-n-no." ' ,"  "Much  company?"  "Very little."  "Any furnace to tend?"  "No."     '.  "Hired, man,to do all the outsldo-  work'!"  "Yes."  "What make of piano do you use?**  "The Bangaway."*  "Let me think. Ah,' yes. I shall insist upon having: the breakfast room,  to receive my beaux in."  "Well by thunder, you don't get itf"  tried the gilded heir as he turned and  stalked away.  So the maid haughtily rolled up her  sleexes again and went back to. her  work.  =Jfc  Children in Cotton Mills.  The New York Herald sent a corres-  ,.-indent tlirough the southern Stateu to  investigate and report upon the employment of children in the cotton mills.  In his first article, recently -published, he  says that there arc about. 50,000 children at work in these mills, 32,000 under  fourteen years of age, 12,000 under  twelve and 5,000 under ten. They work  from GO to 72 hours a week ; earn froin  10 to f>0 cents n day ; many of them  have never been to school nnd a number  questioned when roniing out of the factories did not know their Christian name.  The correspondent finds that the nianu-  'facturcrs defend tho system, bitterly ile-  nnunce nil who oppose it, and session  after session have succeeded in killing  various bills introduced in flic Slate  Legislature with a view to restricting the  evil. The piut-nts of the children made  from 00 cents to $1.25 a day and the  manufacturers sny that, they arc com-  pi-llcrr in many cases fo hire the children  liponus*' otherwise the parents would noi  work for them, and iu other cases it if  iipcpssary in order to keep tho families  out of tl'ie workhoni-e. Thc mills pay  enormous dividends, in many cases over  1C0 per cent., nnd The Herald's correspondent thinks thnt Clio way to settle  Uio child labor problem is to slightly increase the wages of the parents, who  could then afford' to send their children  lo scliool. He snys that the people of  tlie'soutli nre now'profoundly stirred on  the'question, but need all the help thoy  can get to win the fight against tbo  powerful1, forces of tlie mill owners.  IIllrvONtiii*;   *a"ln1t>r   AhiiIch.  Perhaps the most important work Uns  month is the apple harvest. Nearly all  ihe varieties will be lib to pick before,  liie end of'flic mnntn,. as, if they are intended for market, ������i: tor late whiter  use, they should- be picked and packed  before 1 hey begin to get mellow. Such  apples ".hould' be vevy carefully ass-orl-  od. rejecting nil' Unit have fallen from  *"ihc troc, r.iid nil thai" arc wormy or hove  ���������pots ou the skin, whether caused by  M'ab or hitler rot. 'Make the sizes uni-  firm in the barrels o? boxes, and those  which nre not of a "good size had best be  kept at home, or soldi in the local market for what they will bring. To send'  them far to market oo- lo export tbonv.  will he a loss, as Ih-w often Uo not Roll  for a price that- will' repay the freight  charges.- Have-them snugly packed that,  thoy may not bruise in transportation,  and use only new and-clean packages for*  them. Those, intended: for h mie use m:iy  be left a. little- longer au, the trees, and  should be kept in a cool and dark place  after they are picked until the cole"  weather makes-it-necessary to plb.ee  them in the"cellar.���������American Cultivator. ,  The Foretelling of the Future.  few   los-ons���������London.  Clean  "Water  l"or  tjivlnc.  The value of clean water for swine  cannot be appreciated by one who has  aot tried giving them hoth pure and  impure drinking water. In swine raising we have conic to realize that rapid  ���������rrowlh on good, clean, sweet food,  Say- much better than raising them  ilo'wlv on tilthv swill and garbage.   The  The- BUtlsli- TMUmeii-n.  0 The popularity of the Uritish Museum  is steadily increasing.. In 1884, after  the removal .of:' the- natural history collections to South Kensington, o'dy 408,-  873 persons visited' Uie British 'Uuseum.  In 1896 the number liad' riser, to 581,-  !)l)0, in 1000 to G89.249; and last year the  total had reached 718,614. Many moro  students are visiting the sjlcndid collections of prints and coins and medals  than was formerly Ute case. No fewer  than 1,382,530 volumes were consulted by  readers, who averaged 604 daily. "More-  than 40.000-books and pa mphlets' have:  been added during the ycf.r.  r . rroTeil tlio !li*.hni> a I.lar.  -A clergyman desirous of a Hong  "went to the Bishop of London, and  asked" him for an introduction, to the  Lord'.Chancellor Thurlow. The bishop s&id. "I should be willing to give  It, but an introduction trom, me would  defeat' the very end you hav.e in view."  However, the clergyman persisted in  hia request and the introduction was  given.  -"���������"The^Lord-Chancellor���������recslvod��������� him>-  with fury. "So that awful scoundrel,  the Bishop ot London, has given you  an introduction; as it ts he -who has  Introduced you, you will certainly not  get  the  living."  "���������Well, so the bishop said, my lord,"  Gald the clergyman,  "Did the bishop say so?".' thundered  Lord Thurlow. ."Th-Mi he's"a convicted  liar, and I'll prove him so; you shall  have the living." And the man got  it.  Lov.������  -*.��������������� amnz-n-*.  JViaands  in*  -oul  s-o  (lirin-*.  m.v  life,  rny all.  ,\hcro ill th and mire iiLiko up their cn  .-irnnmcnl*. and  taint all  their  loud.  The hog may h.ivc a pretty good di-  ���������cstmn. but it'is pi.*.-ilJn to injure it in  lime if we continue to feed him with  ->ad food. That is practically what has  Men (iono. for yi.irs past, ar.d wo. ha\e  produced swine di-vM-e-,, and what it  Drobablv not le~-- important, slower  ;rov.ii'.g hogs. To make, the animals  ���������ontinue growing in u thrifty condition  **e mr.-t feed them good, wholesome  food, under proper sanitary surrounil-  .ng=.  Now, water   plays a mo'-t important  part in   the  health" ol" all  animal.-.     W'o.  ���������nust   tako.  a   certain   amount   of   liquid  into   the   stomach   to   keep   it   in   good  'ondition.    Thc  mnilrrii,   clover-fr-d   hog  md  corn-fattened pis does not -������et    as  much liquid in his food a3 the old, swill-  fed animal, and  it i.s nece������.������ary to supply   the  creature   with   water   to   make  ap for deficiency.    Clean  water purilio-i  the  svstem   and   waslios   out.   the  stom-  ich, tending   to   disintegrate   and   carry  iway  Uio  solid   mail or  that  may acou-  ���������nulatc in  the  -toniaoh.     Impure, lilthy  water"olog= thc -.yslom more and often  laus-p-i   intc-tinal 'iintatinn.     The     hog  will  apparently drink filthy   water just  a?   readily  as "pure  water, and   this has  led -erne"to think thnt it mattered little   whether   clean   driiiking   waler   was  ���������iipplioil.     lint    it   is  conlr.-ii-y     to    all  '.eai-hings   of   .saniUry   science,   and   wo  navo  but   to   examine   two   hogs   rai=ed  an   clean   and   lilthy   water   to   see   lhe  iifforeneo.    Consumers  of  pork  arc  ho-  coming more critical each year, and thoy  .���������Bin readily detect  tho flavor of inferior,  iiith-pro'liiofd   pork   from   clean,    sweet,  .vlii-Icsomc meat.���������XX'.   C.    Hammond in  t'rairie  Farmer.  But. apart from all differences of opinion and counter infero-t-*. the likeli- ���������  hood of nny chanae boing wrought in \  the I'xistin-" arnngoment*. is con*-idorod j  very doubtful, evon in ihe face of the j  favorable foolim--* toward the colonics  ���������Liverpool Journal of Commerce.  I.ontlon T.nnd Mnrk.  The removal of Ltehticlri Grammar  ���������"chool from within thc City of London  bounds to a new site at Borrocop. a  mile or so away among the green Holds,  breaks an interesting link with the hi"-  l.oric past,  says  on   exchange.  It was at" this school��������� rommonly  known as one of Kdward 7 the .Sixth's  foundations, but said to date bjck to  the time ot Henry the .'"eventh--th.it  Addison, JJavid (larrlck and ���������iamncl  Johnson received thoir early edmati n.  Little is known of Addison's lite there  boyond tlie fact that he was the hero  af a notabla "barring out" episode. With  Uarrick's .stay, however, we ai*c better  icquaintcd, thanks to the charming correspondence with his lather, Captain  IJarrick, who was thon stationed at (Jib-  raltar.  Thc head m.istor's house, with its  quaint interior, o'.kcn wain'cotin;*, winding oak .slairca-e, und high-pitched, rod-  tiled roof, must have been familiar to  r-'amuel .John.-on, who was born at  Lichlicld.  'J ho cellars arc as intricate and mysterious as those of a south coast manor  if smuggling days, and tempt one to  imagine'that thoy may have been used  is a hiding-place in thc times when  ���������jtiiffordsliiri; wa* a hot-bed of tlio  *acol'iti-*in with which the great doc-  or was so tinned.  Littlo Ike SnowbaU--Ah ain't never  worried about it heioh, but wouldn't  it be terribi*"; ef mah color was to run  "ike  mah storkins' do:  AIM AT THE HEART.  Let it "be grip, malaria, fever or  ���������what not, al.ways strike at the heart  to protect it,.to strengthen it, to cure  it,and you baffio every other ailment.  Dr. Agnew's Heart Cure  puts new vigor into every'heart, and  -ninety-nine out of a hundred need it,-_  for that percentage aro sick. Having put that machine in good work-  in'*' order. It has guaranteed tho  whole system against sickness.  Every organ is soon sound. It al-  ��������� ways relieves in 30 minutes.  Mrs. Ezra Dutrraham, Temple, N.B.,  " Canada, writes: ������ "  "Have had heart trouble for  years; would have it as often as  threo times a week, sometimes lasting twenty-four hours. Was persuaded to give Dr. Ajnew'B Henrt Can  a trial, which I did, with the greatest results. It' surely is a peerless  remedy, and would ndvUe any one  who lias heart trouble to try it.  Dr. Agnew's Ointment.  He who would he free from piles  and skin eruptions must use this  cure, which routs tliem out at once  and for all time.  The sufcsl, quietest cure, because  compounded on coricct principles.  1'ieicest foe of itchinff skin diseases.*  ���������rice.'sr, cents. 20.  iMOIteMtn  Ml*!)-"  Ol>it������������i'.ll.  "Mother." "Aid a thoughtful Boston  child, to hi-> macros) relative.  "What. Is it, Waldo?"  "Ib Philadelphia oidcr than Benton,  -nothor?"  "Of couse not, my son. The ftn.t  rcttlemrmt was rnadft In Charleston In  jf,30, while William Pinn did not arrive on Ihe sito of Philadelphia until  fi'ty-two years latr.r."  "That was always my , Impression,  mother. But how Is it. that Philadelphia !<* m-mtionrrd in tho Bible, while  Boston Is not?"���������Exchange.  Lime hns been used at some of the  l.'nitod Statr-s experiment stations on  land intondo.d for clover, with most excellent rosults. Tho crops of clover on  some plots have boim increased ovor one-  third in comparison with land that received no lime.-As lime ia tlio cheapest  substance that can lm applied to land,  and gives good result'' on sill classes of  aoilB, its uso -ihould bo more general.  Maurice Maeterlinck has an article in  the "Fortnightly Review" on the foretelling of the future, from whieh Uiu  following passages are clipped:  The seer in question is one of the most  famous in I'aria. She claims to incarnate, in her hypnotic state, the spirit of  an unknown little girl called Julia. Having made me sit down at n. tabic that  stood between us, she begged me to tu*  toyer Julia and to speak to her gently,  as one spc.ika to a child of seven or eight  years. Thereupon her f on tines, her eyes,  hor hands, her whole body, weve for some  seconds unpleasantly convulsed; her hair  c<tn.e untied; n*.".d the expression of her  facn '-'idii'.-Ot. completely and became artless, puerile. The voice, shrill and clear.-  of u. small child, next came from that  great ripe woman's body, nnd asked with  a little lisp:  "What"do you want? Aro you wor^  ried? Is it for yourself or someone else  that you have come to see me?"  "For myself."  "Very well; will yovr help me a little 1  Lend me in thought lo the place where  your worries arc."  [ concentrated my attention on tho  project with whioh I was engrossed and  on the diflerent actors in the as yet hidden little drama. Then, gradually, after  some preliminary gropings, and without  my helping her with a word or gesture,  she really penetrated into my thotights,  read them, so to speak, as a slightly  veiled book, placed the situation of thc  scone most accurately,' recognized the  principal characters and described them  summarily, with Jiopping and childish  hut rruainily correct and precise little  touches.  "That's very good, Jttlia," I then said,  "but I know all that; what you ought to  tell mc is what is going to happen later  on."' *-        .' ..:���������������������������  "What is- going to happen, what i3 going to happen ... you want to know  all that is going to happen; but it's very  difficult."    ...  "But slil.? How will the business end?  Shall I win?"  "Yes, yes, I see; don't be afraid, 'I'ii  help you; you will be pleased."    .-   .    .'  "But the enemy of whom you told me;  the one who is resisting me and who"  wishes me ill."   ...  "No, no, he wishes you no ill; it's because of someone else ... .1 can't  see why. . . . Tie .hates him . . , .  Oh, he- hntcs him, be hates him! And  it is because you. like the other one so  much that he does not want you to do  for him what you want to do.".  What slic said' was true.  "But toll: me," I insisted, "will ho go  on to the end, will he not yield?"  "Oh,. Jo. not* fear him. . .' . 1 see,  he is ill'; he will' not live long."  "You wre' mistaken, Julia: I saw him  two days agoj. heie quite well."   '   . '  "No, noy ho is ill . . - It doesn't  .show, but he is. very HI. . . . , he must  die sooni"'   ..   .   .  "But how, iw that .case, and why?"  "There- is blood upon him, around him,  everywhere"    . ���������.    .-'  "Blood? Is it a duel?": (I had thought,  for a moment, that. I might be called  upon to fight my adversary.) "An accident,, a. murder, a revenge?" (He wns  -an. unjust and- unscrupulous man, who  had done much harm, to innny people.)  "Xo,. no, ask me no more, 1 am yery  tired.    .    .   -   Let me go"   .   .-  .  "  "Jfot before I know.".   ...'���������-  "No, I can tell you nothing more   .   .  I am too. tired '.   .    .   let me go.    .  ..   .    Be good, I.-will help you."    '.    .    .  The same attack'as at the Btart then  convulsed the body, in which the little  voice had ceased; and the mask of forty  years- again covered the face of'the woman, who seemed to be waking from n  long sleep.  - 'Is it noces-rary to add that we' had  never seen each other before this meeting, and that we knew as little of one  another as though-wo had been boni on  ' diil'crcnt planets?  In so far as I rim concerned, Julia's  prophecy was realized in ftwet���������that, is  to say, although I did not triumph in respect" of the main point, the all'nir was  nevertheless arranged in a satisfactory  manner. As for thc death of .my adversary, it hns not vet occurred, and gladly  do. I dispense the future from keeping  the promise which it made me by the in-,  ���������accent mouth of-the child of an unknown world.  What I would lilielo unravel in Julia's  predictions is the unknown paH foreign  to=myself.--^Did^she^go-bey.ond^.wliat_I.  knew? I do not, think, so. When she  spoke to.nio of the fortunate' issue of  the affair, this was, upon the whole, the  issue which I anticipated, and which the  selfish-and unnvowed part of my. instinct  desired more ".keenly than the complete  triumph which another and more generous sentiment made it incumbent on me  to pursue and hopo'for, although I knew  it to bo, in ils essence, impossible. .When  she foretold the death of my adversary,  she was but revealing a secret wish of  tlint same instinct, one of those dastardly ny.d shameful wishes -which we hide  from ourselves, and .whicli never rise lo  the'surface of our thought. There would  bo no real prophecy "in this, except if,  against all expectation, against all likelihood, that death should occilr suddenly within a short lime hence. But, even  if it wero shortly lo occur, it would not,  I think, be the l'ylliian that would have  fathomed tlio future,.but I, my instinct,  my unconscious being that would have  foreseen an event wilh wnicli it was connected. It would have re.id the pages of  Time, not absolutely and as though in  n universal hook, where all that is to take  place is written, but hy mo, through mo,  In my private intuition, and would but  have translated what my unconsciousness was unable to communicate to my  thought. .  Eruption at Martinique.  A reader of the recent British "Blue-  Book" concerning the Martinique disaster has, says The New York Tribune,  been very much 'impressed by the literary force achieved by a writer represented in the volume by a narrative of  the steamer lioddam's escape Irom Uie  avalanche of lava poured inlo thc harbor. This writer seems to have realized that his maltcr was "so tcrriiie that  any attempt at literary embellishment  would ring false." Not being a literary  man, he saw that the statement of bare  facts was all that was needed,, and the  result is that his words are truly vivid  apd suggestive. There is nothing surprising about this circumstance, lt is  an old story that the best writers aro  often tho men with the least literary  experience. The man of action is notoriously abln, in ninc-cases"o;it of ten, to  describe an'event, a journey, or somo  intricate nego'liation wilh infinitely more  truth and often with more of the charm  of simplicity than we' wou"Idviind in fi  description of.the same thing writlen by  a' trained' man of letters. Jt is an old  story, hut it enforces n moral that is  ever fresh. "The man of action writc9  well, not because he is a man of action,  but because his abject is simply to say  what he' has- to say, and not to mako  an effect. - ���������'.-      ,  Gniie-to-Cnlro* ���������"FtiiUrnnil" Ailviincinc;.  Since the Boer war J he road builders  on   tlie   Capc-to-Cairo1'* li'ailfoad    have  heen pushing it    rapidly    toward    the ���������  north.-. The. road'-has- be*n" surveyed, as  far as Victoria, l'alls, the  largest falls "  in the world, on the Zamb������si Kiver, The  road bed ..has been'graded, for about a,,  third of- the distanoe between Bulawayo -  and the Zambesi, the fails are being biid, '���������  an'd  it ia expected" that late hex,t year  trains will1 be running to' Vintoria Kails-  all   the   way   from   Cape   Town,.    1,700  ra.lcs.-^.-Meanwhile as if orce,'of',surveyors  is laying out the route far north of the  Zambesi.    The  route  has ,been  changed  from- that   originally' contempfatcd   by -  Mr.-' Khodes." -IJis .]iitenLibn������~was- to  ex- '*  tend the rond to the northeast of I3nla-  woy'o; carrying it-bctween'-Lakcs- Nyassa,'  nnd Bangweolo to ' Lake"'   Tanganyika; -  but  before  tho  survey  was  made    explorers  began "to  give' delihite  information ahout the coal mines which' Livingstone* discovered   on   the   banks  of  the-  Zambesi many years ago.    lt has  been.  ascertained'that the coal', strata- in this-  region  carry  an enormous    amount  of  the   fuel,  and  it  is  proposed  to. begin,  mining it   as    soon    as-  'the-   railroad  reaches Victoria Falls.    As*the1 line has.  thus been (deflected far to the west, it  has  been  decided not to - extendi ft for-  the present  through - German1 East  Af-'  rica near Lake Tanganyika, but to Lake;  Kasali,   seven   hundred   miles   nortii   of."  -Victoria Kails, in the .Congo* "rce-.State.;1  From this point thc tracks will be- car-j;  ried down the Congo^ Kiver. to Stanley:-  ITails."' Here .the-line;of rond- projected!  hy-King'Leopold .of "Belgium' is'to   be.  built to Albert Nyanza; whero thc'-Nilo"  has .its   outlet.: t-This "stretch' of  road,"  therefore,' between Stanley Falls" a-rTd ;'Albert Nyanza", is\to be "a link-in the Cnpe-..  to-Cairo  Railroad.    The most astonish-';  ing things'are "done in Africa nowadays,*.���������  and  the  world will-not*, be-.very much,-5  surprised when if finds' in' a few "years   .  more that this,long- railr'oad'.'extending-  from   the   extreme   south', of  Africa-, to  the' mouth of- the Nile, is a folt-fiedged  reality.���������Now York. Sun:  . .          ... . ."   - _  Mr. Austen Chamberlain; the ��������� new,  British Postmaster-General, has, accord-,  ing to' a recent special! cable 'despatch,"-  invited Signor Piscielli; an; Italian -;en-;  ginecr to visit' London .and. explain'his  electrical postal' scrvice.which is 'now,, being tested1 by the" Italian Government.  It is proposed by means of this system  to transmit letters' in1 aluminium boxes  travelling along overhead- wires at tho  rate, of 250 .miles, an . hour. . A; letter -  in twenty-live'minutes', and from, l-tomo .  to Paris ih fivediburs. " -'        " '��������� "     , '_'\  "Ode of Georf-o Washington's slaves  recently died at the age of 123."  "That'!'  very  interesting."  "How so?"  "J3ecar.;-c they aro usually body servants or coachmen."���������Cleveland Plalu-  dealcr.  Many farmers salt their cows,on the  ground. That, is not tho best way.  Boxes, or, if the cows come up under  the shod at night, a Ktriji of board nailed along the edgo of a long sill to make a  wide, troui-h will hold the salt far bettor, and tho cows can got it us thoy need  it. The old wny is wantoful, and waste  rnciTis harder work to get along on the  farm, as it does everywhere.  Jforsos prefer carrots to all other  roots, nnd enough carrots can lie^ secured from an acre of land to supply a  large number o������ horses during the winter. If farmer;* will feed carrot? to  horses and cows le-s grain and hay will  be required, and the' animals will not  onlv prefer the variety of food, but will  be 'kept in excellent condition at loss  oxpon.se than to depend soleiy upon dry  f'JQlU  A Coming; Promotion.  "And what," asked the cannibal chieftain in his kindest tone-;, "what was your  business before you were captured by  my men?"  "I was a newspaper man," 'answered  thc captive.  "An editor?"  "No;  merely a sub-editor."  "Cheer up, young man! Shortly aftev  my chef has finished his perusal of the  cook-book you will be editor-in-chief."  Laughing heartily at his bon mot, tho  cannibal chief wanted lo know if the  captive had n funry-bone.���������"Judge."  Mrs. Bonbam���������It's hard on the people  of Grcenl:'nd to have nights-six monliM  long. Eenham���������Yes. Just think oftha  sitllclings of the poor man whose wife'-,  .���������.i _.. ,'-0p3 in {0 spend the evening.���������  'Bazar." .   . .   _ *. ._j I  ,   A   well-known  surgeon,  according  to  The Melbourne   Punch," Jwas"! imparting  'some clinical instruction to half a dozen  students' who   accompanied'him,-in  hia  rounds.    Pausing at the - bedside  of  a,  doubtful case, he  said: 0'"Now,  gentler  men, do you think this is or is^not a"  Haso. for operatio������?"^dhet"by~6he-the--  "students made  their-'diagnosis,-and'all  of them answered in.the negative. ''Well,-  gcntlcmen, you'are all wrong," said the*-  wicldcr of the free an'd'flashing scalpel;'  "andl shall* operate to-morrow."    '.'No,  you" won't,"   exclaimed��������� the patient,-as  he  rose  in  his  bed.    "Six  to  one-is a  good majority; gimme my' clothes!"  ',*;',  The proverbial hard head of a riegro  was given a very practical  test in t Aldington's Lane on Monday noon, .and the'  . proverb was substantiated.   A. 32-calibre  pistol   ball   was  fired  al  a   distance  of  twenty feet sqiiaroly into the middle.of.'  William Evcrhardt's forehead, and after  breaking the skin flattened itself against  the bone.. Kvcrhardt ran to police headquarters, a block away, and asked that  the hnll be extracted.. William Johnson,  more popularly known in the crap joints  and dives of Talbot street'as "Swelly,"  was thc man who fired the shot, and Geo.  Chambers'   was  the  intended    victim.  George says that '.'Swelly" tried to make  a  fancy, wild western shot; andt swung  his arm  around like  a  windmill" before"  pulling tne trigger.   Ile further declares,  thnt he was only, about six . feet ��������� away  from thc end of the gun,-and can't.im-  agine  why  he  did   not  get  shot. - Notwithstanding this, he was not at all af-.  fected by his narrow vscape, and told of  the affair  to  an  admiring" audience   of  companion's as if it were a huge -joke.  Everhardt,   however,   takes  a   different  view of it.    He says he can't imagine  why he was shot,  but is terrible  glad  that  he. is   not  deadens   he .fully  expected to cross the Jordan when it hii  liim.���������Norfolk  (Va.)  Pilot. . .  ��������� - . \'-  "I  shall never  permit'myself  to  be-  . come a household drudge," said Uie bride  with the .honors of a .university career  still fresh upon her..   "I shall endeavor ,  to  improve  my   mind." --   -,  "That is a good-Mdea," answered her  mother," but don't let your literary pursuits monopolize yoj. Ilemembcr there  are times when currant jelly appeals, to  a man a great deal more' than current  science."���������London "Exurpafi,. ,. .... ,, -  ������������������M.-l"'-  '<  /.'���������I ������������������W^-.J���������ii-it*f- ������������������  ._ .-rs   n  ::2i777ii  ���������.���������. *a +s.������ J^,aw*ai*A*a*u������a j:j-*taF-*o"-T*-"  *" U-jLI".^^., j. J/".--,. bAkJi. ���������*.!<>  /  ���������^.  ^/  'I'I  i-  ', V.  ���������"'1/  ��������� i.,*"    -  **:  li  * **}���������  -y *'  tf  l-t  ���������*?���������  1     ,* V '  I'  .'/\  /!*  w  ii  ,i>  =TKe lVIoori.stor^e=  Sphinx=  By Mr*. C. N. Williamson,  Author ol "A Girl al Um Peoplo," Etc  |}.v  h  | -r-t  "l  "Good, Isn't lt? But a rich amateur,  who has an enormous fancy for Byron  ln general and 'Mazeppa' in particular,  Is he 'angel,' it seems, and there was  some fear-that it would be dlflicult lo  get just tihe right .woman for the pai t.  I suppose this is a sort of hook to catch  the flsh."  "And I am really the flsh they want!"  ejaculated the girl. "Surely I must be  second or third choice."  "Well, Wantage did Intimate that  he'd suggested making overtures to  Miss Nellson before applying to me at  all for any of his people. But she's  under contract for January, so it was  no use. And there aren't many of the  right sort free Just now. He'll be lucky  to get you, and he's evidently keen on  you. Why, look here, my dear, if you'd  like to get something out of this chap  I'll give you a tip. Tou might make  it a point that you got a few weeks'  sorew in advance���������say you've got to  ha- it before you can leave town, or  anything you like. I believe he'd plump  it down like a bird rather than lose  you���������for,-you see, he's up a treo.-as :f.  the thing's to be ready by Boxing Day  he must bave all his arrangements in  working order at once."  Winifred's head swam In a giddiness  of sheer'joy, in" the intensity of sudden  relief    after      long-continued    strain.  "Could I really do that?"  she  asked,  her breath coming and going quickly.  "Of course you could.   I'll see to that.  It's all the better for me, you know,"  and the dramatic agent laughed.    "As  for "Wantage and his angel, they'll be  glad   to  put   salt* on   the   bird's   tall,  you're    valuable  to  them,   and   'once  'you've    handled  their    money-  you're  doubly bound to keep your  contract;"  no  fine lady -whims'ies  such  as  some  sweet maids in our profession indulge  in, and matrons, too."  ���������Winifred thought within herself there  .''.was * little  enough . danger    that   she  would'try to escape from tbe contract.  Why,  it seemed too good  to be- true  that so wonderful an opportunity had.  '   come to her at last!   Twenty pounds a  week���������and    for rehearsals,' too���������when  . she had reached a pass to have been  thankful  for  three or four.    She  was  lure that the .hand of Providence was,  . ji it; and she was glad that the matter  waa to be arranged so quickly, for, if  ler enemy had hoard of her great luck  ���������te misht liave found some way of pre-.  Judlclng tbla Mr. "ttarmaduke Wan'tage'  and his rich backer against ter..  Mr. Doulton committed himself to a  virtual promise that, if she chose to  ask, through bim, for salary ln -advance, three ������r four weeks'" money  wouldOi all probability be ready for  her taking -whoa , th������ contract was  signed next..day.   -      .  -.i-. '   ">  That night there -was much rejoicing  In the little flat - near - Bryanston  Square. Tihe reaction fforpT^suffsring  to Joy was almost too keen, and Winifred and her mother cried In eaoh other's arms. ,     '  Next morning, Mr. Doulton's prophecy was proved true. She did not  ' 'Bee Mr.' Wantage, who was attending  to Important business In' 'Brighton, it  'appeared, but the contract .was ready,  -for her signature, and a cheque for a  hundred guineas.    In this regard,  the  ��������� '.-agent* informed her, she, .was especially  ' favored.   No one else among the people  engaged  for .the forthcoming produc-  " "tion would have got an advance if they  had asked for it, but her part, whether  - she liked it or not,'-was considered that  - of a ."star." Besides, Mr. Doulton added confidentially,ihe -had"fancied 'she  might be a "bit hard up" owing to the  sudden- severance, 'of ; 'her connection  with the Duke of Clarence's, an'd he  iad made a special point of.the accom-  mbfiatidn*; with Mr. Wantage.  ' So the' agent got his commission, and  Winifred' had  still   a'goodly  amount  left.  _^_-_She-knew_that.herimother-would_not_  havo one .peaceful moment until Dick  'i. .-was 'brpug-ht out of .his present predl-  ," cament",_for he had threatened suicide,  ���������"   and he was just the sort of rash. Impulsive boy-to keep the" threaten some  dark.moment of,desperatlon.   At least,  ���������_ "Winifred   believed  that he   might,., do,  ���������this, aud If so" terrible "a thing shoufd^  happen* her mother would die, and--her.  - own'life-be.blighted'for'ever. !/  ." To' save ;DIck; from the situation his  ..."own,"-foolishness'-.had -created   would  / *ake*'what*-. appeared to'Winifred now  l**'large,sum," but there.would still be a  ' -**opdly'..amount'".lef t. tojwaf ds   the  ex-"  ' "pln-fes'of'.the'surgical Operation which  "''Sir "Digby - Field   ha'd';'declared  tabso- '  ^lii.tely^necessary'tor thefpreservatlon of  "Mrs. Gray's, lite."    --       '        *.-!-..,'  "Without, speakings to her mother of  the Intention hi her mind,1 the girl went  ��������� straight Ho  the  famous surgeon,-and,-  "aeihg lucky enough to find him disen-  ���������*" gaged for the moment, frankly asked If  he, and the authorities at the nursing  home .where the'dear patient must He  .   (for a few weeks, would wait for part  r of" the 'pa'yment.   'Unconsciously'' her*  ' looks rather than her; words betrayed  - the deep anxiety of-her heart.  Sir Dlg-  ��������� by Field.was a kind" old marf, and was  , at once interested. He remembered Mrs.  . Gray's case very well, and recalled the  * verdict thnt be had given when He' had  seen ther last. He had said -then-that  she ought to be operated upon within  two months, and already six .weeks had  gone by-since that day.   There was no  ...time to-be lost -  ... , Sir Digby had seen Winifred act, and  tactfully Intimated to her that his fees  weie less to '"'professionals," or the immediate ��������� family ,'of professionals. He  would do his''part for half the usual  ��������� fee, and as the nursing home was under his direction he could promise that  Mrs.,,Gray would be taken for something less than the' ordinary charge.  Altogether, Winifred was made to understand at last thati she actually had  enough In hand to prevent any further  ���������delay.   What was lacking could easily  ��������� -toe paid out of the next few weeks' sal  ary, whon she received lt.  When all this bad been carefully calculated,   the   girl   flew  homo    to  her  , mother and broke thc news that Sir  ' -* "*9*-=-*-Ljr  Fi*~*-1 bad named  tha day for  tne ordeal. The operation would be  performed by him on the next Saturday, and Winifred was 'almost certain  that, though she was compelled to go  to Brighton at once, and was not supposed to travel to and fro, She would  be allowed to come to town for so good  and sufficient a reason.  Arrangements were mado for Dick's  release from bondage; and then Winifred placed the rest of the money, all  but five pounds (upon which she resolved to live during the .weeks of rehearsal) In their old bank to Mrs.  Gray's credit. So It would be safe  when It was needed, and presently she  would tell her mother what had been  done, assuring 'her that she had kept  plenty for herself.  It was bitterly bard to say good-bye,  with a thought in the hearts of both  of the trial that was coming���������the danger which Sir Digby Field made light  of, yet could not wholly deny. , Still,  the tide of fortune seemed to have  turned,-and the little frail woman aad  the girl were hopeful, each one striving to appear far more cheerful than  she really was. -Mrs. Gray went to the  staUon to see Winifred off, grieving  that-she should go third-class and  without a maid, aud making the girl  piomise that she would take'comfortable lodgings and write immediately.  Dick would be at heme before Saturday, and Winifred must not fret.  By the same train went several of  the actors and actresses engaged:for  Mr. Marmaduke Wantage's production,  and "Winifred recognized them from  portraits which she had seen In Fltz-  John Doulton's office. He had pointed  the photographs out to her the day before, saying that the originals would  be of her "party." It struck the girl  that they were all somewhat common  In their appearance���������"cheap people," as  they would have been slightingly called  in their own profession, and she could  not see one among the number whom  she thought that she should care to  know.      . '       ���������,     '   ��������� '    -  . "I do hope there.���������will be others who  are nicer," she found 'herself wishing,  then remembered how little difference  it .would make to her after all.'.  *, Whether they had,motives for econo^.  my equal to her own', .or -whether their  salaries-for. rehearsal were not to', be  on the same scale of generosity as hers,  at all events, the five or six other members of the hew. company traveled  ithh d-class, ��������� and a gaudily-dressed  young woman with very yellow hair  came into Winifred's compartment.  She was a witness to tha farewells  between the girl and her mother; and  when the train had left Victoria' Station she spoke to Winifred, who happened tofbe ther only other occupant" of  the compartment.*- ���������" ' - .- - -./ ������- '  "I beg your pardon," said the lady  o'f yellow hair, "but are you Mis's Winifred Gray?". , '," .  'Winifred smiled���������a little sadly,, for  V*ars were on. her lashes still from the  parting 'with her-best loved one���������ar.d  admitted her claim to that i-ame.  "I thought I must be r*������*-.t,"went cn  the other. "I never saw you act. brt  "ve seen'your photograph���������cr-!;- -i-*-a"te  a bit thinner and a bit dlfferrr.i, -*on:*--  how. I'm" Miss Julia riiiic'.ui*. . iVi-  haps you've heard of me". I think ������c'n  going to be in thc same cor.iwuy.  trom what Mr. Doulton told mo." Only,  of course, lt isn't true that you're playing "Mazeppa?","    .^.       -   '  .- '  "Yes, it is true," said Winifred.  .. Her traveling- companion gave her o  very .que"er look." "Dear me!" sh9 exclaimed. ."I thought Mr.-.Doulton must  be 'joking. I shouldn't have supposed  that was in your lino at all."  . "Why not?" Winifred asked, wondering at Uie look and -tone.  , "Oh, nothing particular," said Miss  Sinclair. ' But her voice declared thai  it was very particular Indeed; and tho  -fii'st-falnt-tlirill-of-apprehenslon���������thar-  Winlfred had felt for herself' since hei  great good fortune thrilled through hei  veins. "What' was' there so pecullai  about,this part, whioh flrst Mr. Doul-  ton^-arid "'now'this bold-eyed girl had  hinted atte/Why* should lt be "out "of  Vber.-line?^'^ ;'|. ,���������.*,' r"\t'\.V j  " " *"       %    CHAPTER XHI.'  : .A-Question of Costume-.  ' Winifred had. left " London In the  morning, and at two'the first reading  ..rehearsal was appolnted'at' the Brighton Theater. She foilhd cheap lodging's���������not in the same house with Miss  , Sinclair, for whose companionship she'  had no fancy���������lunched  on bread  and  'milk,'that her flve guineas might last-  the longer, and arrived' promptly at'  the theater.  The stage-manager and prompter  were already at. the little table "on  which lay all the parts for distribution. "The former rose with more punctiliousness than most provincial managers Show as Winifred drew near, and  a tall, slightly dissipated-looking man";  who had been talking with him and the  prompter,' advanced to meet her.  "Miss'Gray,"I think?" asked the tall  man. -"Ah, yes, I have liad 'the plea-'  sure of, seeing, you act In London. I.  am Mr. Wantage. Glad to meet you -  and to have secured you for my production."  Thereupon he proceeded tdMntrodu.-e"  the stage-manager, wliose name w.is  Jeffreys, 'and Winitred"was given her  part. By this time the company wj-*  assembling, and tho rjirl could not he'.ri  noticing how differently she was treated from the rest. It was as if "she h i.i  been a princess among peasants, aiid  she wa-3 at a loss to understand th-*  way in which she was dlstlngulshctl  since ,the fact that she was engaged tr-  play a leading part was hardly enou^l.  alone to account for It. Mr. Marmaduke Wantage, too, was a puzzle. On^t-  ho had been what is called a - "fine  man," but he looked as if he had beei  buffeted ln the battle of life. His nos.  was red; there were bags under hi.  eyes, and his flashy clothing was ostentatiously new. He gave the Impression of a person who had been down  in lha world, having come so sudde:.  Iy up again as to be almost disconcerted by his own good luck.  After an introduction or two had  been effected Winifred opened her part  -with curiosity, and began to skim ovei  the Hues before the rehearsal. Then  came a shock. She hurried from the  wings where she had been sitting to  the stage-manager, and as soon as he  had finished giving certain direction-:  to the prompter she attracted his attention.  "These read like a man's lines," she  said."  "Mazeppa was a man, you know," ho  answered.  For an Instant Winifred could not  speak, 'but by an effort she controlled  herself. ."I didn't know," she returned  "No doubt it was stupid of- me, but I  never read the poem or heard anyone  speak of it, except casually.   I���������I can't   "   She was about to say that sho  could not possibly play a -male part,  when she-remembered how completely  she was bound. "It Isn't in my line at  all." (Miss Julia Sinclair's very words,  as she realized while speaking them.)  "Mr. Wantage thinks It ln your dine,"  replied the stage-manager. "You're  'specially engaged.' I should have  thought a larger person would look it  better; but I've no doubt you'll act  charmingly." His eyes glanced over  her face and figure. "And ln your  great scene you will be perfect."  "Oh, is there a 'great scone?'" she  echoed.  "Yes. It was a big sensation once.  No reason" why it -siouldn't b������ so  again."  "And the costume?" Winifred faltered, her eyes large and anxious.  "Oh���������the costume?    You'll find that  all right. - Picturesque, you know���������an-  -cient period.   Plenty otf time to discuss  'that later.    Now,-we really must call  the flrst one."  "V^inifred felt cold all over. She had  never played a part in'm.Ue attire save  Rosalind, when she had dressed in long  leggings, the drapery of a cloak con-'  stantly. falling about the figure or  forming a background. Even that costume had caused her embarrassment  at flrst, although Rosalind, being really  a girl, "with all" a sweet, wholesome-  minded girl's modesty to shield her  even in disguise, made lt less distasteful "to an actress than genuinely aping  a man.  Yet there was nothing to be done  except go through with it. Not only  was the contract signed, but she had  accepted full salary in advance for the  week's of rehearsal. It was partly her  own fault. She ought to have thought  less of the advantage she would reap  and more about the part; then she  ���������would have asked more questions. But  even so, Winifred did not see, if she  had known the truth from the beginning, how she could have acted differ-  -ently. It was for.her mother's yery  .life���������perhaps her. brother's life, too���������  ���������and she'must not think of herself and  her own scruples. Many good, modest  women dressed ln male attire on the  stage, and no one thought the less of  them, nor did they lose their o-wn self-  respect���������Which -was even more important. ' ,  ' So Winifred read her. lines, and,  learnt her stage business, and nobody  -guessed what she was feeding. , But as  the rehearsal went on she -wondered  more and more at the choice of /'Mazeppa" as , an .attraction to open' at  pantomime' time in a town like Brighton at the beginning of the twentieth  century. It was said to be a "new  version," 'but* it was clumsy and old-  fashioned.  "What do you think of It?" asked tbe  man destined to play the tyrant, who  dooms Maaeppa to a ghr y fate. Ho  spoke ln a conftdenUal .un tone, such  as one "pro." uses to ano " er when the  eccentricities of the manacrement are to  b'e discussed. They were not "on," but  jvere waiting In the .wings, and nobody  vas near enough to hear tho .-words.     ���������  "I don't know -what" to think of it," I  responded Winifred. *  "If it has a chance lt will be-your big.  scene that will save lt." ,      ���������        i  "You mean the one .witli you?"  "No"-oh, dear no.   I mean when you'  ���������ome on strapped to the horse.   They  say  the  house  used  to  rise    to Ada  Isaacs Menken."    .  "I���������have to come on���������strapped to "a  norse?" "      ._.,  "Don't tell me you -didn't know  that?"     . '     . "  "I didn't. Oh. I can't do it. I should  be too frightened. They must leave out  that scene." ,  "I-expect they'd sooner leave out all  Speak. .There was only a gentle pressure of the'hand, and a meeting of the  eyes -which said as much as words; but  it was hard for the g!:l to go away  again, knowing that, as she had lef.  herself, so little money, she could noi  artord another visit until sho began receiving salary once moie.  To her relief, nothing further was  said about the horse for some days  Then, one moi ning, lt was announced  that the animal had arrived at Brighton, but he was to be accustomed to  the stage by his groom, who would rehearse him several,, times piivately before 'Miss Gray need try the scene.  Wouhl she care to see the creatuic  .neanwhlle?  At first she refused, for the thought  *>f what she must be prepared to do  svas hateful. But after a day or two a  kind of nervous curiosity triumphed,  and she Informed Mr. Jeffrey that she  would like to 'bo present when the others were out of the theater the next  time that the animal was rehearsed on  the stage.  So she sat in a box and watched the  queer scene .with an unpleasant fas-  .clnatlon.  The footlights were lit that the horse  might become accustomed to the effect,  and then Winifred heard the echoing  ring of hoofs on wood. The horse was  in the wings, being got ready for his  entrance. Suddenly he dashed on at a  gallop, and with a thump of the heart  she saw that a slim young man, almost  a boy, was strapped. across the creature's back, with his head hanging  down. The horse went through various  evolutions, such as rearing with his  rider and flinging up his hind legs as il  desiring to be rid of the burden, then  galloped off the stage again.  This was Mazeppa's "great" scene.  This -was what she���������Winifred Gray ���������  would be called upon to do. It seemed  .even more horrifying than her fancy  had painted it.  After that day the girl looked forward -with shuddering to"her own flrst  rehearsal with the formidable animal.  He was said to be gentle, yet she was  not reassured.  .But  at   last   the    dreaded    moment  came.    In cycling '.'bloomers"���������since a  j skirt    was    impracticable ��������� she    was  I strapped   to  the hoise's  back  as  the  groom had  been,    submitting ' to  the  loathed necessity in silence, with white,  set lips���������for she was not a. girl to in-  '. dulge in hysterical outcries. The gioom  ' ran by the horse's side at- first,  then  retired  to  the  wings,  and  before  she  ��������� realized what had happened the ordeal  ] was over for the day.  j ���������  By this time the company had been  rehearsing   for   several   weeks.     They  i had all been measuiod for. their cos-  | tumes,  which were  to bo supplied by  the management, and I*, ould be ready  in time for a dress rehearsal.        ��������� "  Brighton' was placarded- with ' huge  colored posters, and W'nified's name  was to be been on every hoarding in  large letters.-' She was "starred,'.' and,  *>f course, as Mr. Wantage pointed out,  it would do.her a great deal*of good in  the profession. To foe a "star" was, in  his opinion, a step up even from playing Lady Kitty. -     -  On the day of the dress rehearsal all  was suppressed excitement at the the-  ��������� iter. The costumes had' come, and  ', rvere very handsome; but there had  | neen one mistake, Winifred was In-  j formed. "Your 'things for the great  | scene were forgotten when the rest  ! were sent off from the.costumier's In  i :own," Mr. Wantage said; "but I.have  i -elegraphed, and- they'll be here In  I Ime for the night, without fail. If.  I inythlng's happened, they'll have to  j set to work and finish a new rlgout."  "Why, I didn't suppose I .was to have  ' mother costume    for . my   ride,"  ex-  ilalmed.Winifred.   "Surely it isn't ne-  :essary���������and won't' even be realistic?  '.Sfou see, I'm a prisoner, condemned to  -He.' .;is It likely I would have an extra  milt of clothes for the purpose?"-  "I'm afraid .we're rather (bound by  convention for .that scene," replied  "Wantage, not looking tbe girl In the  eyes. "It slipped my. mind to say anything about "dressing it, as that was  taken for -granted. Exactly the saine  co'stume has been provided for you,  and made from your m������asuTements, as  Ada Isaacs Menken -.wore'-' when she  made her great hit in the part."  Winifred * said no", more. The costumes -which had already arrived were  modest as well as magnificent, and she  must take it for granted that this other, copied from the dress of the once-  famous actress, iwould be equally satis-  "SrPASTEBOARDSrjN DTAL.  *-     ";        -if- ���������  Any Toy Can MrIco  Ono So tlint TIo Cira  Know 1 line Wllliiiul Ciillliig l'io Coolc  ANKIND first began to noto  the pashage o������ time thousands  oC years ago. before the age of  clocks, and the original think-  ;-. er noticed that when the  Ayjy* blanch of a tree cast its  shadow at a certain spot the day was  half over; and then watching the passage o������ the shadow and marking tho  places over which It passed, he was  able to divide the day fust into halves,  then Into quarters, and at last into  twelfths, thus getting the hours. Although we have clocks and watches  to-day, it is interesting 1������ rctiaco  these steps in meausing time, and here  is a method by which any patient boy  can make his own sun dial, so that he  can know the hour without culling to  the cook to ask if It is time to dress  BE1NG POPULAR.  for dinner. Take bits of ordinary  cardboard, the tops of. pasteboanl  boxes will do, and cut out'some oblong pieces about a foot wide and a  foot and a half long. Fasten two of  them together lengthwise, on one side  to form the pieces A. B In the illustration. Then bond the edge of a  third piece and- paste, it to B, so ns  to have it stand at right" angles, and  for D. Make a slit in 1, into which  slide an upright piece, C. This last  marks the hours by casting the shadow " C along the diagram which is  drawn on B by watching the shadow  and comparing it w'ih a clock. On account of the difference of the distance  of places Irom the equator and the'in-  cliEfitlon of the earth to thc sun thc  piece B is made movable so that it  can be elevated to the position whioh  experiment shows lo be right. In this  way every boy can make his own sun  dial and set it exactly so that It marks:  tho hours of daylight correctly.  lie Nloe H Yon Want loSiicr-eed ln Attain-  ^.^ lug tlint I'n'1.  Popularity is won by a mixture of  sclf-supp'ession  and  self-assertion.  The flrst step toward learning how to  please most people is bv realizing that  they are moie interested in themselves than ln you, aud the measure of  their regard will be the degree in  which you minister to their pleasure  and self-importance.  The way to bo popular is to givo  much aud tako nothing. After all, we  ourselves like best tho friends who  caro to know details of our private experiences, so why should we act tow rd  others as though their affairs were  matters of indifference to us? Learn  to rejoice when you hear of the 'success of an acquaintance, then you will  not forget to congratulate her when  she next meets you. .Be 6orry for fl  neighbor's clouded prospects���������she will  bo gratified to find herself of conso:  quence to you.  This wordly sermon has for its  text "Be nice if you waut to be popular." There is no need to debate tho  question "Is popularity worth seeking?" for all pursue this form of tho  bubble reputation. Society wou'd dis*-  solve into fragments if we did no*.  Another essential Ingredient of-^popularity is "cheek." Timidity is thc extra spoonful of flour that spoils the  -cake. Modesty is a mistake, except  in the company of highly gifted individuals, and even they would mostly  rather be playfully than actually worshipped. Malicious gossip must bo  kept under the lock and key of the.  will. If repeated It alarms those  whom is most amuses, who think "If  Elizabeth would say such -.harp thngs  about Maud, what will she say of me?"  In conversation assist the backward  and help the adventurous to execute  clever manoeuvres; in literary discussion be as brilliant as you please, iu  short sentences, but exact the point for  praise from the rambling arguments  of others���������in fact, remember always  that a human being thinks "How can  I acquire myself well?" not "How  nice li is to meet with so much cleverness!"  - This is all give and no take?   True.  But the reward Is "being popular."  SMILES.  .**  "Tou have been a-telling me, John,  I  eald the old man. "that you're a'writin ���������  of a poem���������or something like that���������03-  'Injun summer.' "  "Yes, father���������a sublime ode."  "But it's mv opinion," continued tha  oid man, "that a real, live, industrious*  Injun   would   tako   a   tomahawk   aa  whirl in an' scalp some o' them trees  into firewood*, an' not set thai* eplut-  tenn' ink over v>hite paper with bliM������  lines on it!"���������Atlanta Constitution.  "There's nothing ia my name,' no  matter what Shakespeare says," com."  uiente<! the new boarder.  "How's that?" asked the landlady.  "My name is Naughton," answered"  the new boarder. By diligently explaining the meaning of "naughts" ha  managed to draw non-committal  smiles from a few of those present.-*  Baltimore American.  "Sir," said the young man, "I ask to*"-  your daughter's hand."  "Young man," replied the father,"!  am not disposing of her in sections."  Husband���������I cannot got the. casters  under the book case to. work at all<  and I've oiled them twice.  Wife (with conscious Fuperiority)������������������  But you didn't use castor oil.  "Could you do somethin' fer a pore)  oie sailor?" asked the wanderer at the!  gate.  "Pore old sailor?" echoed the lady afl  the tub.  "Yes'm. I follered the wotter feo  twenty years."  "Well," said the lady at the tub, aftea  a critical look, "you certainly don't  look eb if you'd ever ketched up withl  it," and resumed her Delsartean exer-  eise of determence.���������Indianapolis Press*  the resfof the play. .Why, that Is 'Ma-  seppa'���������all It's worth being put on for.  They'll get a reliable 'gee' for you, of  course. But "there'll have to be rehearsals. Fact is, Miss Gray"���������and he  "���������huckled. a little���������".we're all rather  looking forward to that scene."  Somehow Winifred -was  angry.    He  .was not a genUeman, she told herself,  and there was a look and an emphasis  which she .'disliked,  though she could  not quite have explained why.  -���������   After  the    rehearsal    iMr.  Wantage  called her aside.    The gentleman who  was "backing"  him���������a great lover of  Byron���������had-a horse which he was go- '  ing to lend for-the big scene.   It bad  been bought from a circus, and was a {  clever and docile beast, and -would er- 1  rive In a few days -with Its groom, and  there must  be rehearsals.    Did Miss  Gray understand horses?  She had ridden -when a child, and  again sometimes ln the Park since she  had lived in London; that, was her sole  experien.ee. She did" hoi think that she  .was a.coward, but If she ihad known  twhat she would be required to do as  Mazeppa she would have thought twice  before taking the part.       <,  "I hope you don't accuse me of un-  fairness-in my treatment yf you?"  asked Mr., Wantage. "Every request  you have_made has been granted, and  if there is anything else "  "Only to escape from that scene, if  it were possible."  "That's the one thing that isn't possible. Everything depends upon that.  Oh, lt .won't be half as bad as you  think. And it -will be the success of  your life. All England will be talking  about you."  There was little consolation In that,  but Winifred did not say so. When she  wrote to her. mother in the evening, she  did not mention her new troubles.  When the invalid was well again,  then tho requirements of the part  might be genUy broken to her, and the  best made of them. After all, Winifred  could not obtain permission to go to  town or. Saturday, but a telegram was  waiUn-r for her aiter the "on* hours  of suspense durln*r rehearsal to say  that all was -well. "Phe operation bad  been successfully performed. On Sunday ahe did go to I/ohdon. and -was allowed to see Mrs. Gray, though not .to  factory. '    ��������� "7*T  At last the night of tho flrst performance came, and Winifred, cheered  by favorable news of her mother, set  out from her quiet lodgings for thc  theater.  "it was raining, a cold, sleety rain,  but this would not matter to the management, as Mr. Wantage had told  Winifred that every reserved seat in  the house was already sold.  As she came near to the theater she  saw that, despite the rain, a large  crowd was collected. "People-must be  walUng^for tihe pit doors to open," she  thought. As she approached on her  way to the stage entrance, however,  she found that they were not forming  a line, but wera'huddled round a poster at which.everyone was staring on  tip-toe over ench other's shoulders.  There had been no .poster I in that  place before, and Winifred wondered  vaguely -what lt could be -which apparently Interested so . many people at  once." "  She would have liked .to draw -closer  and see for herself, as she' know that,  if It were a 'iplcture, It- must represent  some sceno in the play." But it was  not good form for one of the actresses  to mingle with a crowd ln the street in  front of the theater, so she 'went on,  on the other side of the street, only  ciossing to reach the stage-door.  Miss Julia Sinclair .stood near tho  entrance, reading letters, for lt was  early still. " _ *  '  "Have you seen tho how poster?" she  asked, with a certain eagerness, he-.'  eyes or. Winifred's face. Perhaps sh.  had lingered over her letters -when s-h,-  learnt that Mis3 Gray had not yet arrived, In the hope of askhi'r this question and hearing the answer.  "No," said Winifred.    "But I saw .1  crowd grouped round something whb:.  looked like one.. Isn't it rather late To  a new poster?"  "Better late than never for such :���������  striking one as this. . I suppose thp>  couldn't get it ready before���������or elso  they had some other reason. A pits  you missed It. It shows .Mazeppa on  the horse. And It has your name un  derneath In red and iblack letters six  Inches high���������'Miss Winifred Gray as  Mazeppa.' "  (To U to*'' ju4*  , Ku������*L.UA-"-i*  *:*-"r  .--**- "-"outlwrn Gardon I'layi.  'The cane-brakes on the borders of  the southern rivers are beauliful. Little folks never go U"re to play���������there  are too many snake's! But canes are  brought up, in one way and another,  for the children. We always had them  to play with, writes Martha Young in  Little Folks.  , Long ago," before the gentle coft-  volccd Indians, the Choctaw**, left our-  State, wandering'westward, we looked  for them every spring to come intc  our villages, and out to the plantations, bringing their wares to sell.  They brought very beautiful baskets  made" of brightly-dyed' and woven  cane-reeds. What Alabama girl has  not her own pretty Indian basket!  For the little boys they brought  blow-guns "and arrows.  The gun.was, a long straight cane,  carefully hollowed out, thc tough fibre  at the joints burned through with red-  hot wires. -_ *.. -,.  Some of those marvellous guns wero  three yards long! The arrows were  short wires, with a wisp of cotton  firmly bound about one end and  round and round was tho cotton  tightly bound .until the arrow looked  like a cat-tail growing by the brook.  The arrow* was put into tha long  gun; then you'lifted the gun in both  hands.as'if it were a trumpet, and���������  blew!  How the arrow flew!  It was wonderful how expert at tar-  "get:shaotli*g~we~childr"ch"fbecame^w<r  little girls  used to shoot with  these  long slender blow-guns, as well as our  brothers! .  Then again we used to think, we '-little girls *as well as our brothers, that  nothing made so good a fishing-polo  as the long lithe cane���������how those natural rods -would spring'to the nibble  of a flsh!    -      -    ���������   -- ���������-���������   -     '-*- .  Ahd oh, the music we children used  to get from' our cane flute! They  were the true Indian flutes���������the mild  Choctaws used to bring them about to-  sell. They looked simple; "but we  knew by experience that l,t was not  easy to make a can flute that would  .'.'play;" though it was just'a section  of cane,* with a mouth-hole cut nsar  the' fibrous" Joint, the pith extracted,  and small notches cut where the fingers might Mart and stop the breathing  melody. What little souhern girl has  not worked for many a sunny hour,  with her slow, patient little -pockct-  krTTfe, trying to make a flute thut  would "sound."  Oh, the cool, waving, murnuirliier,  rustling, green cane-brake! It is one  of, tho drarest ot all my ch!Idhocd'3  out-door pictures! But It will not he  very long, now, before all thc rich old  river-bottoms will bo cleared up for  th-^growing "of cotton crops and corn.  Then goo'd-by to reed baske's, and to  blow-guns, and to cane JiUifng-yolca,  and toJndian flutes! The little southern children of the next gcnerat:on  will not know them! 1  lloer Tittllim nt Home.  Rome Interesting notes about the  ways and customs of the Dutch bid is?  appear in the British Weekly trim a  coirespondent who spent -nine timo iu  Botr louseholds in the Wakkerstrooin  district of the Transvaal. The ladles,  we'are-told, have very pale complexions, in the whiteness of which they  take their pride. To keep oil the coi ching sun's rays, they envelop their  heads in white linen scarfs, worn like  the nuns and sisters of mercy, and  over this wear either the sunbonnet,  or "cappie," or a large straw hat tied  under the chin with strings. They  have the impression that they "bum  black," and know nothlDg of the becoming brown sunburn which English girls like to get.  class there is an American organ or  "seraphine,"   and the girls are g*>ner-  In most Boer , houses of tbe better  ally able to play simple tunes and accompany songs and hymns. Four  girls in one house where, the correspondent "was staying surprised their  visitor by singing the familiar old  songs, "In the Gloaming" and "Just  Before the Battle, Mother," in preference to Dutch scr.gs. As only one  seemed able to speak English, it was  curious to hoar the ethers join in the  choruses. The daughter of the house  is always the one to bring the customary cup of coffee to the visitors.  At the Fame house the daughters entertained their visitor- in their bedroom by showing her box after bos  full of elaborate crocher-work, counterpanes, antimacassars, and yards and  yards of crocheted lace friliings.  which they had made. They are al-o  very clever makers of paper bowers,  and many of the.parlo-'" and cnler-  taining rooms are frsely adqrncd with  colored bunches and festoons of them.  In some houses the bedroom walis are  adorned, with pages from fashion-  books. The ignorance of the Bo"-r  "gIrls"is~sometim:es_s"iirp"i*isi*igi Oiie~dld"  Dutch"frau" quite thought that there  were Kaffirs or black people all over  tho world, and no doubt wondered how  the 'English cou'.J get any work done  with no servants at command.  Pore ol' Mistuh Mercury, you's might*)" ,  tired, I guess, j  O/ hustlin' roun' de nineties an' a dol������'  of yoh bes. ��������� 1  I'll be mighty glad to find you   .  '   }  Leavln' all dis work behind you        \  'An' settlin' down to zero so's to tako  ,   a little res'.  ���������Washington Star.  "We need a short itom to fill up tha  last column," 6aid the foreman o������ tho  Pike County Farmers' Monthly VUito-**,  "and'then we'kin go to press."  "H'm!"' mused the editor. "Suppose  ye stick this in: William McKinley,  who appointed Zeke Rubons, our efli-*  cient and obliging postmas-ter, was reelected president early in the month.���������  From the Catholic Standard ans>  Times.  Tllf* Art <*-r I"**cnlliliii*-  Breathing is an art. Wc ought to  take in fourteen pints ot air per minute." At the usual rate of 'breathing  wo do so. But If we get into a rarefied  atmosphere we take in, at the usual  rate of breathing, less than the fourteen plnt3. Sedentary people can set  all thc advantages "to health of a lon,j  walk or other exercise by simply Increasing the rate of breathing.diirint*  one or two hours a day, thus adding  to the amount o������ oxygen that enters  the lungs.  Three T'lccellert lEcrlpen.  CHEESE BISCUITS.���������Place four  ounces of Parmesan cheese and four  -ounces 'ot paBtry bower in a basin,  with a little-salt and a t. - grains of  cayenne. Rub into this tis ounces of  butter and make Into a stiff dough  with the yolk of an egg. Roll the  pastry out t"*'rly,"ct't 1* "���������"''0 ron-d**..  prick with a fork and bake in a cool  oven until crisp. Keep these blscuite  In a tin until quite cool.  PRUNE JELLY.���������-Take one quart o?  prunee, stir until soft and mash  through colander half a box of gelatine; put in bowl, cover with cold water, let it Eoak for about Sve minute.s;  take a pint and a half of the mashed  prunes, add to the gelatine, with three  tablespconfuls of sugar; put oh the  stove,, and let boil for five minutes;  pour into jeliy moulds and serve with  cream.  EGGS A LA JOSEPHINE.���������Boil six  eggs twenty minutes. Remove the  shells. Separate the yolks without  breaking; cut the whites in thin, narrow slices, and mix them with aa  equal quantity of fine shredded cooked flsh and a tablespoonful ot fine  parsley. Place the mixture on a platter In a circular or oval ring, and put  the yolks in the centre. Set the plat-  tor ln a steamer to heat the mixture.  Make a pint of thick white sauce and  pour around the edge of the dish.  Mrs. Suburb���������I never noticed until  we moved into this 'bouse that th*  pump Is out of doors. ,  *  Agent���������That's so .that the water may  be nice and-.cool In summer, aia'am..'1  "But I don't WEti-ft to be running out'  of doors dozens of tim-ij* a day in win.-*  ter."  "No need to, ma'am.   The pump al- '  ways freezes  up  in  cold   weather."-*  From Fun.  "We might ju������t as well come.to-an  understanding at once," said the angry.  husband. "It's hard for you to hear;  the truth, especiallly from me, but"���������*'  "Inde������d * -it is," interrupted tha  patient wife.   "I hear it so seldom."    -  "My dear, why don't you hit the nafl  on the head sometimes?" ,  " "I do.   Look at my thumb."���������Chicagl  Times-Herald.  ��������� .  'Actor���������Hurry, or we'll miss thd  train.       . *  > " '���������   -.-    ���������*���������-    -    -  Actress���������I can't find my diamonds 04  my purse. -      ,. ���������  Actor���������Oh, well, never mind.  ;  ActresEi���������Yes, but thc purse had &;  dollar in it.  "He Is awfully nice,"   she   sobbed*-,  "but I can't���������I can't."  "Can't what?" queries her mother.  "Give up my name of Willoughby for*  his of Suobkins," waa the "tearful an-*'  ewer. . -  We saw a young man with two head's  on hi3 shoulders the other day, but dirj  not consider it much of a curiosity.  One belonged to his girl.   *  .Dabber���������Here's my   latest    picture,  "The Battle."   I tell you' war's'a ter-'  rible thing-  Friend���������Oh. I don't think it's as badl  os it's painted.  Mistress���������Did you tell the lady I-was  out?  Servant Girl���������Yes,, ma'am.  Mistress*���������Did she seem to have anjj  doubts about it?  Servant Girl���������No, ma'am; she sail  she knew you wasn't.  Titli Xot i;r.i!o "rood.  The popular notion lhat "flsh is a  brain food" is a mistake, for eminent  physiologists tells us that fish, no more  than any other nitrogenous food, contributes to brain growth and development. A.l nitrogenous foods, such as  flsh, meat, eggs and so on, repair the  waste tissues of the body, but fish is of  no more importance than the others.  First 'Varsity Man���������What was tha'  result of the'football match today?  Second Ditto^���������Oh. we beat thera  easily. We had only one collarbone  fractured, while th<*y had three broken  legs and a couple of sprained ankles.  They can't play football.  "How's this? You're already advertising again a.dog lost. That's tho  third dog you've lost in'a month!"  "Oh, It's Just my-luck! Since m-"i,  daughter has been taking singing !es������  sons I can*t keep an animal in th������j  place!"  "I'm sure we shall be oh good terms.'1*,  eald the man who had just moved intrJ  the neighborhood to the grocer at tha  corner.  "No doubt of It, sir. Especially," ha  Added, as an afterthought, "if the.)  terms are caFh."        ' *' "  '"William, go up lo m}* room  of my "Aurdrobe there are"���������  "Cigars, sir?"   ,  "Yes.   How did you find them?"  "Oh, very good, indeed, sir!'.'  BacHs  1  .When Brown first wed he told of what  '"I" did.or waa to do;  Tbe "I" wss altered to a "We" in just,  a year or two;       . -;  And after that throughout tho rest ol  his pcor henpecked life  Brown lo-.t his own identity, and talked  about "My wife."'  Mamma���������Now. Freddy, mind what J,  say. I don't want yon to go over into  the next garden to play with that Binks.  hoy;    he's very rude.  Freddy (heard a tew moments after*  "-���������ard calling over tie wall)���������I say,  Binks, ma saya I'm not to go In' youi  garden because you're rude; but you  come 1*14 ������ax cardan*���������I ain't rude..  :i  1 wi  if  V-  Ri  -a  .���������2b  d������-W TJinMstolm %mh\ awl ^ailwno  [en's journal.  Published Bv  The Revelstoke Herald Publishing Co  Limited Liability.  A. JOHNSON,  Editor antl Manager.  ADVERTISING   "UTES.  Dlsr.lav ads., ������1.'������" per inch; single column,  <���������_��������� per fneh when inserted on title p������<:e  Legal ads., 10 cents per inch (nonpariel) line  /or first Insertion; Scents (or each additional  In-crHon. I-ocal notice* 10 cents per line each  i.-ue. Birth, Marriage and Death Notices  rrej.  SC BSCP. IIT IO*C*|KATR9.  By nail or carrier f* per annum; 11.23 Ior  ���������li months, strictly ln advance.  OCR JOB DEPARTMENT.  lione ol the best equipped printing offlces ln  ���������be We*t and prepared to execuie all kinds ol  -iiinilng (n urstclass style in honest prices,  (lue price to all. No job too large���������none tno  sniall ���������lor ns. Mail orders promptly atleimcd  to.   Give us a trial on your next order.  TO CORRE-.I*ON1>E>*T*1.  iuviic  correspondenco on any subject  We  o' interest to the general public.    In all cases  the bona fide name of thc writer must accompany manuscript,    but    not  necessarily lor  publication.  Address all communications to the Manager  NOTICE TO CORRESPONDENTS.  1.���������All correspondence must bu legibly  written on one side 0( the paper only.  2.���������correspondence containing personal  matter must be signed with the proper name  o-tlhe writer.  Thursday. Deckmbeh 11, 100*2.  Mclnnes Congratulated.  We, says  the  Clarion, congratulate  the   Honorable   W.   XV.   D. Mcliines.  most,  heartily   upon   bis elevation to  Cabinet rank.     No   man   has worked  harder   than   he  to obtain the opportunity of   serving   the Province in its  highest  offices, and   we   are   glad  to  learn that not for lon-r is lie to occupy  a   position   tlie   honor   and   glory of  which   are   in   greater evidence than  those   more   substantial   emoluments  which should form the recompense for  liis   devoted  services   to   tbe powers  which   today   rule   British Colunibin.  In this cause has tlie President of   the  Council sacrificed his constituents,.bis  political honor ancl his political future  and common justice demands thnt the  price should be paid.  The   Honorable  \V. AV. B. Mclnnes  was   elected   to   oppose   tbe political  ling with which he is now completely  identified.     He was sent to the House  to protest against a policy of |*i anting  land subsidies and bonuses to railway  companies and   corporations, a policy  whicli   he   must   now    defend.     He  pledged   himself  to   attack   the   coal  baron whose   subservient   follower he  has since become.     Victorious at  the  polls   on   a   platform    the    principal  plank of which was Government ownership of railways, he has become the  colleague of men who propose to give  the   Fraser   river   bridge   to the first  private   company which   will   take it  off their hands.      Elected by the laboi  vote   he  did   his best to mutilate the  Workmen's Compensation Act and to  vitiate   the   act for  the protection of  trade-* unions, voted against a minimum wage of two dollats ou railways  receiving huge bonuses  from the Pro-   vince_and_in short took a strong and  pronounced stand against almost  every movement in the House for the  benefit of labor. The champion of the  rights of the E. Ai N- settlers he has  i-xpenilitiire of millions (if dollars in  keeping pace '.villi the demands on its  service, and it proposes to do more.  The addition of ii mngniflcent fleet of  Atlantic steamers to convey to Ibe  markets of Europe tin* produce of the  .iMiutry it developed, murk"! another  ���������ulvunce in its progressive policy, nnd  :ncidentally u forward move for Ciinncbi  .ind Canadians.  These me results of Conservative  faith in Canada's future. We are  usked to forget them. And whv ?  Merely to avoid iorcing discredit on  present lenders of the Liberal pmty.  When the scheme wns broached  for the construction of the CiiniuVmn  Piicific. the Li'.iei-nl party, led by Hon  Edward Blake, vainly sought to havu  i.lie line puss through American territory.  Sir Wilfrid Laurier wus one of the  loudest champions of United Stales  interests, lie declared, "Jf this con--  ii'iict is to bu judged in thr* light of  modern British ideas ar.d principle*1,  it carries with it ils warrant, and the  only duty that remains for the House  to perform is simply to reject it on the  first opportunity." As a substitute  for an all-Canndian line, he advocated  a railway to Sault Sie. Marie, thence  by Lhe Northern Pacific through foreign  territory to the Canadian West.  Sir Richard Cartwright was of.tiie  same opinion. He wns certi- in tlmt  "the confounded Pacific Railway was  likely to be the death of half n dozen  ministers before it was through with."  This was his message to lhe Canadian  Parliament and the Canadian people.  But when it came ton question of  huilding a feeder to a United States  line. Sir Richard, like Sir Wilfrid, was  enthusiastic.  During tlie coming session of Parliament both in'mistcr*- will have an  opportunity to duplicate their npposi-  i ion of 1880. Another "co.nfonuded  Pacific Railway" will again engage the  attention of all Canadian**. Will the  present leaders oppose it. as they did  ihe "Canadian Pacific"? Will "lhey  dare, to stand before the people of lhis  country and advocate the expenditme  uf money for the benefit of foreign  railroad!-? Will they again denounce  the West as a waste���������a land of hills  and lakes���������the traffic of which would  not pay for the grease of the car  wheels?  These are things not to be recalled,  now that our West is a by-woi d among  nations. Let bygones he l.ygo iet-1  Eorget Canadians! one and all. that  the men who now control the government of this country attempted to pas*  on youi inheritance to foie'gners, and  you will have removed blots of shame  from the pages of the histories of the  men who are held to possessthe brightest minds in the Liberal party.  But is that your duty? Do not the  magnificent efforts and accomplishment:- ot the Canadian Pacific, aud the  necessity for the construction of ������  second "confounded Paciflclino." speak  i'or tlie return of men who made such  things possible? These are the gifts of  the Conservative party toCaiiad**.���������the.  outcome of the poliey of*. "Canada for  Canadian *." .  LEGAL  , K MA 8TR1" A SCOTT.  Barrister*), Solieltors, Ktc.  Kevelstoke, 11. C.  J. M.Scott, 'I.A.,LI..'I.   W.de .'.Ie Malatre, M.A  pjAl'VEY, .M'CAI'TER & NNKIIAM  ���������'BarristerK, Solicitors, Etc.  Solicitors for Imperial Bank ol Canada,  Companv funds to loan in 8 percent.  FIRST Sthekt, Kevelstoke B. C.  SOCIETIES.  Ked Rose- "Dcurec meets second and fourth  Tuesdavs of each month; White Kose Decree  meets third Tuesday of each quarter, in Oddfellows Hall.   VIsltint: brethren welcome  S, D. CROWLE, T. U   BAKER,  "resident. Act. Secretary.  ������ ������  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.  LOYAL ORANGE LODGE   No. 1658.  Hcenlar meetings are held lu thc  Oddfellow's Hall on thc Third Friday of each month, at 8 p.m. sharp.  Visiting brethren cordially Invited  A. JOHNSON, \V. to  W. JOHNSTON, Rec.-Sec.  Cold Range Lodge, K. of P.,  No. 26, Revelstoke, B. C,  MEETS  EVERY  in   Oddfellows'  WHOSESDAY  Hull at S  o'clock. Visiting Knights are  cordially invited.  B. VAN HORNE, CO.  G. II. BROCK, K. of R. 4* S.  REAL ESTATE  AT GROUND FLOOR PRICES  CHURCHES  MKTHODIST CHUl'dl. IlEVEUTOKK.  Preaching services at 11 a. in. and 7:30 p.m  Class meeting at thc close of the morning  service. Sabbath School and Bible Class at 3:30  Weekly I'rayer Meeting every Wednesday  evening at 7:80. Thc public aro cordially  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,   Goldfields,   B. C.  8T. FETKK S CIIUKCII, ANGLICAN.  Eight a.m., Holy Eucharist; 11 a.m., ma .lis,  Litany and Boriiion (Holy liuehari&t first Sunday in the month); 2:;'o Sunday school, or  children's service; 7:30 Evensong (choral) and  sermon. Holy Days���������The Holy Eucharist is  celebrated at 7 a.m. or 8 a.m., as announced.  Holy Baptism alter Sunday School ata:15.  C. A. 1'ROCUNIER.     CCtOr.  .j.**************************  * _���������        .j j %  ������*���������  *  -I  A. N. Smi  ,      PltF.HUYTI'llIAN  CHURCH.  Service OTerv Sunday at 11 a.m. and 7:30 p.m.  to which all are welcome.     Prayer meeting at  8 p.m. every Wednesday.  .  Rev, Vi. C. Caujhr, Pastor.  ROMAN CATHOLIC CIIVBCU.  Mais   at 10:SO a", in.,' on   first,   second  and  fourth Sundays In the month.  - -      - EKV.   FATHER   THAYER.  Down in Dixie.  Just now a number of our renders  are plminin-* where they will *>r> For  the winter ami no tlouht the majority  of thein will do as Ihey have done in  the past, buy round trip excursion  tickets, -rood for six month'*, to  Southern Pines, N, C, and those who  wiint.to make side trips of 11 few weeks  te Florida, Louisiana of Texas can Ret  round trip tickets from Southern  Pines to the points they des.ire to  visit at the most favorable rates and  thus siive unnecessary expenses.  Southern Pines is the bead quarters-  fur northern tourist. It is located in  Lhe high sand hills iuhoiir the Long  Leaf Pines on the Seaboard Air Line  Railway, which is the niost direct  route between New York, Washington  and Jacksonville. Florida.   .  XVe advise our readers who are  expecting to make 11 Southern trip to  write to Mv. John T. Patrick, Pine*  bluff, N. C, and he will send ihem.  free of charge, printed mutter that  will be of much interest.  SALVATION   ARMY.  Meeting every night in their Hall on Front  Street.  1 Baker and  Confectioner  A full and complete..  line of  GROCERIES  H  EDWARD  TAXIDERMIST.  DEER HEADS, BIRDS. Etc. MOUNTED,  Furs Cleaned and "er.aired.  JUST EAST OF  PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH  Third Street.  A. N. Smi  _*j^|^L-.  Canadian Pacific  Railway  Cor. Mackenzie Ave.  and Railway Street.  GO TO  done his beat to prevent justice from  being done   them,  and   to  please the  master  tvhom   he   has    chosen,   has  applied to old men grown grey dnr'ng  years   of   wrong   and  oppression the  opprobrious epithet of   land grablxyrs,  and this from  his place  in theHouse I  to which he   went  ostensibly in their j-  interests,     lie has trudden under foot  every   principle   which   he   professed  ���������when   seeking   the   suffrut-es   of   the  electors   of  North   Nanaimo, he   has  become the willing tool of the corpor  ations   which   are   preying   upon the  Provinct,   and     he   has   deliberately  aided   an    incompetent   and   reckless  administration   to   maintain   itself in  power and place in the teeth of public  opinio**.  Once more we congratulate the  Honorable W. AV. B. Mclnnes. His  work has been well done ancl he has  his reward.  L. Schnider  for your  Patent Rubber Heels  and Rubber Soleing  in all sizes and colors.  Boot and Shoe Repairing a Specialty  A. H. HOLDICH  ANALYTICAL CHEMIST  .-   ...      -   AND ASSAYER. ._  4++++++++-i-4-i,**************  r  PELLEW-HARVEY,  BRYANT & GiLMAN  Mining Engineers  and Assayers,  VANCOUVER, B.C.       F.stahlishcd 18'K*  Roval School of Mines, London.    Seven  years  at 'Morfa   Works,   Swansea.     17   years  Chief  Chemist  to Wlgan Coal and Iron, Co.,   Eng.  I.ate chemist and Assayer, Hall Mines, Ltd.  Claims examined and reported upon.  Ferguson. B.C.  T    A. KIRK.  Domini n and Provincial Lend Surveyor.  REVELSTOKE. P.. C.  E. MOSCROP . . .  Sanitary Plumbing-, Hot   Water  And Steam Heating. Gas  Fitt'n-f  Second St., REVELSTOKE, B.C.  "H-������>4*T'*I"t**H'*t'*t"M I'M *"* * T T I"*'*''*'  ASSAY WORK OF ALL DESCRIPTIONS  UNDERTAKEN.  Retail Dealer in���������  Beet, Pork,  Mutton, Etc, -  Fish and Game in Season   All orders promptly filled.  Corner Douglas     RBYBBgTOKB, B.S  King Street*!.   "���������*-* * ���������**���������������������������������������������*���������  i What Conservatives Have Done  m  f What will be the attitude of Sir  Wilfrid Laurier, Sir Richard C.irt-  ��������� wright and other erstwhile opponents  .. of the Canadian Pacific, when the  { Grand Trunk Pacific Railway aski  ������ Parliament for authority to construct  F a second trans-continental line in  '   purely Canadian territory ?  The building of the Canadian Pacific  made the construction of a second line  possible.   It opened up the greatest, of  Canada's resources.' It has involved,  .^uring   the   past   twelve months, the  Test* made tip to 2.0*<j I In.  A specialty made of checking Smelter  Sample.* from the Interior by mail or  I'e**pre3^ promptly attended to.  Correspondence solicited.  VANCOUVER, 8. C.  Ir************  Oriental Hotel  Ably furnished with the  Choicest the Market  affords.  WOOD  Wood for sale including  Dry Cedar, Fir and Hemlock.  BELGIAN    HARES  The quickest breeders and prea-test  monev makers  in   the  small  stock  line of the present day.      Full   bred  Mock of FASHODAS.  Price���������$6 and Sic per pair,  according to aj-e.  THOS. SKINNER,���������Reveb-oke. B. C.  TRAINS  LEAVE REVELSTOKE  DAILY.  EASTBOUND     8:20  WESTBOUND  17:30  SOUTHBOUND     8:10  iff iff iff iff if) iff iff iff iff if) Iff iff If} if) if} if} if} I Jl I Jl I Jl 1T11T11T11T1  Going South  for Winter?  If you are contemplating, going South during,'.,  the winter of 1902 or 1903 you can get valu- \  able information free of charge. ...  .'";  Write to   ������������������.������������������������������������   ������������������'���������.- ��������� ���������'.-��������� *"���������'  TOURIST  CARS  TO ST. PAUL DAILY  TORONTO  MONTREAL and  BOSlON   I TliKSDAVS  and SATURDAYS.  ��������� THURSDAYS  0p 1 ������������������  ���������John T. Patrick  Pinebluff, N. C.  He can save you money in hotel rates. _;  He can direct you which is the best railroad,  . route to.-travel.  He can direct you where to, rent neatly .fur*-  "*"���������"" nished cottages or single rooms.  ty iJi 1 Ji 1 Ji 1 Ji 1 Ji 1ji 1 Ji 1Ji iJi tJi iJi 1 $11Ji t|i *$"*<$������������������ *$Hfr <$*$& i$i i|i 1 Ji i|i  For full information call on  or address  T. W. Bradshaw,  .  .     Agent. . . ..  ~       itevolstoke.  E, J. Coyle.  ABalst. Gen.  ~PaBBenger-j.geni  Vancouver.  ^P^  All   order-' left At W.   M.  Lawrence's  will  receive prompt tit tent ton.  W. FLEMING.  BEST WINES, LIQUORS, CIGARS  Larue, Light bedrooms.  Rates $1 a day.  Monthly Rale.  J. Albert Stone ���������   Prop.  Sewing Machine  Supplies  I heg to notify tlie Public that I curry  nil the neceasnry atliichmcnta nnd  accessories for every tiuike of mnchine  Agent for the  SINGER  SEWING  MACHINES  The Best Machine Made.  H.MANNINC,: MACKENZIE AVE.  RevelBtoke, B.C.  HOW ABOUT  THAT SUIT  Of Clothes you promised  yourself this FALL.  Onr Full Stock is now the  most complete in R. C.  Our Fniicy Goorlf- nre all  new with new co.lors -end  the latest Htripes.  See them before leavint-  yonr order elsewhere.  R. S. WILSON,  Faohionahle Tailor.  Next the McCarty Block.  JEgX*-������������*------������-"*^^  W O OD  For Sale.  The uniicrHlariied having cnn traded for the  whole of .Mi-Million llroa. iviiort in prepared to  supply Mill wood at  $2 Per Load  Cedar Cordwood���������(3.00 delivered. JM"'  Hardwood at equally low rates.  Thos. Lewis..  REVELSTOKE  THE    8UPPLY     HOUSE     FOR     NORTH  FURNITURE   CO'Y.  KOOTENAY.  "WE keep a larger., and better stock than any house between  Winnipeg and Vancouver.    Quartered. Oak Tables,  Rockers. Bed-  ^room_Suites._^A^splendid^.line^.of^Couches,=_MoiTis' Cbairs,_and^J  everything a First Class House carries.  Cabinet Making, Upholstering, Picture Framing, etc.    .  -     EXTRA SPECIAL  SCOTCH    WHISKY  The hest reaultn In Scotch Whisky are obtained by a  '���������lend of the best dlMilleriea,  Messrs. Urecnless Brothers, of Arcyleshire. considered  he greatest whisky experts in the world, have spent  ���������heir life's experience in the Scotch whisky business, anci  '.lie result Is the world's Greatcst.Scotch,  king Edward VII. Scotch Whisky    '  Distilled on the Fslate of the Duke of Argyle, Scotland.  Bevelstoke Wine & Spirit Cempany, Limned, Agents  FKKE BUB MEETS ALL TKAINS.  FIRST CLASS   ACCOMMODATION..  HEATED BY HOT A IB  REASONABLE HATBS.  Orders left nt C B.JIume ic Co.,   Morris ic  Steed's, or at mill will have prompt attention.  THE CITY EXPRESS  E. W. B. Paget, Prop.  Hotel Victoria  For Sale  TWO Rasidenccson McKensle Avenue, with  modern Improvements, ���������"'WO each on e������->y  terms.  TWO Residences on Third Street, rrt-it, very  convenient for railway mcn,|l������00������ach, easy  terms. .  ONK Residence on First Street. c������st, eosn  required ISOO. Subject tomort|*age.  Apply to,  HARV KY. McCATREP.4 PII'VIIAM.  Prompt delivery of parcels, baggage, etc.  to any part of the city  Brown & Guerin, Props.  ELECTRIC BELLS AND LIGHT IN EVERY BOOM.  HOURLY STREET OAR                                          BAR WELL SUPPLIED BY THE CHOICEST  MEETS ALL TBAINB. *  WINES,  LIQUORS AND CIGARS   Any Kind of Transferring  Undertaken  All order- left at R. M. Smythe's Tobacco  .-tore, or by Telephoue No.7 will receive prompt  attention 1  Carpenters Wanted.  Fifty carpenters   wanted   at   once,  1" i x months work.   Apply to   J.   Ker*  nnghan, Kevelstoke or Laggan.  P. BURNS & COY.  Wholesale and Retail Dealers  H    PRIME BEEF.     PORK.     IWiiTOK.     SAUSAGE.  H FISH AND GAME IN SEASON. f>r\  T  1%  S"  N  i  ���������Ay  lit  I   if  I  ,*.������  **-"������  i ,*,  I?  4  il-V  V*  Ik  n  ���������j  ii-.;  -r  t.t  AY  /7  /-*  ���������w������*  tho   shell of   an  from   time   to time essays with  Nature's Wrath.  (By a Banker.)  When in auj-ry 'mood Nature vents  her wrath in varied manner. Now it  is the tornado, .\hich with -irresistible  force tears a paBsn-'e for itself through  forest or township, levelling houses to  the ground and at one stroke cutting  down long avenues of the great giants  of tho woods, Now it is nu overwhelming flood, carrying destruction and  devastation on its surging course; now  a raging storm ut sen; or a violent  outburst of electrical energy, the  dazzling forks and tongues of fire  dealing death upom whomsoever they  strike, while the detonating roar of  the rolling thunder enhances the  weird mystery nf the aerial discord.  But of all the manifestations of her  wrath, without doubt Iho most toirify-  ing and the most desolating of them  all is when 'the ever-glowing, mighty,  roaring, nearly eight thousand miles  deep, never t-uioscent, ne'.ver inactive,  pent up beneath a shell no thicker,  comparatively   than  egg.  frantic, almost irresistible energy to  burst tlie frail bonds of its piison,  pouring forth a fiery, molten flood,  rending the rocky crust which keeps  it within its appointed bounds, aud  causing the very earth itself to tremble  and quake'as if struck with terror lest  its fiery prisoner should break loose  and destroy il.  And at such times when these  roaring, thousand-mile'd flames confined within that brittle, rocky crust  gather up such overwhelming energy  and force that at length they hurst  forth in all their furyj then, indeed, do  we" realize the might of Nature's  stupendous forces. The side ot a  mountain is blown out, and ftom out  the incandescent caldron ot molten  eleinents~a great vivid cyclone of  deadly - blazing, lurid fire darts forth,  and in a second of time has spread like  a lightning gleam over the surrounding, land, striking down in. death  every living creature over, whom it  passes, leaving town and country but  a calcined smoking ruin, and causing  ���������ven the very sea itself to boil like a  seething caldron. And* now, gathering yet more energy, red hot rocks  and stones are shot up -miles high,  dealing' death ardjiestruction where-  over-they fall; vast masses of ashes  and dust are ejected ' into the upper  regions of the air; here and there the  earth opens her mouth and vomits  fire and smoke; choking sulphurous  gases overspread the country, and a  sepulchral pall of darkness, a veritable  . darkness which may be felt, hangs  threateningly over the desolation, and  veils from view " the horrors which  have been enacted.   -*���������  And ��������� when at length the gloomy  shioud has .been lifted, it is seen that  the stricken victims.of Nature's wrath  have been buried.by her hand, earth  to' earth, ashes to ashes, and the fair  facaof .the heretofore smiling landscape is but an arid expanse of smoking ashes. ������  "But"what a*"scene"will be-presented  when the tocsin sounds for the whole  earth to be burned up. Happy they  who, having lived the life of the  righteous, and having accepted the  Saviourof the world as their Redeemer  . anil   having   their   names   written in  .. hua^en, are.bcunc  liy angels safu from  '' harm, and -cau-'witness from afar.the  " ���������.fiery destruction'.!.'".  Elections Act, but to, complete the  reform, the abolition of tho ward  system should follow. If the matter  is taken in hand and lhe necessary  signatures obtained without undue  delay, it will be possible to have a  bylaw introduced, and if the majority  of aldermen favor it, passed in time to  apply at the forthcoming elections."  Notice.  If Hie party or parlies wlio removed tho  cup from a Held glii-i at WhKiIuhiui William  Mucklu's cabin at lhu Coliiiiibln undue )a->l  sttiinner. ������������������Ill return the siiine to A. Mcline,  1'ostinas.ter, they will receive **5 reward,  RANCH FOR SALE.  Tliu administrators of lhe estate of John  D. Boyd deceased, offer for sale by lender  the properly in the Hiif Bond District,  known as "Boyd's Ranch," also Ihe  chattel properly tlictvon, a list ol' which  may be seen al tho'ofliee of lhc under-:  signed.  Tenders will be received up lo Teh, isl,  ino;-. The aduiinisii'aliiis willjuol be  bound lo accept the highest or any tender.  HARVEY, MeCARTKR  &   PINKHAM,  Solicitors for Administrators.  Revelsloke, 13. C., Nov. 271I1, 1902.  *������  Notice to Creditors  IN TIIK COUNTY COURT OI*  * Kootenay holden at Revelstoke. In  the matter of the estate of Charles G.  Donnelly, late of Albert Canyon, B. C,  deceased.  NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN tbat  all persons having claims against the  estate of the said Charles G. Donnelly,  wbo died on or about the 2isl day of  September, A. D., 1902, are required to  send by post "prepaid or to deliver to  Harvey, MeCarter and Pinkham, solicitois  for the administrators, on or1 before the  27th day of December, 1902, their names,  addresses and descriptions and a full  statement of particulars of their claims  and the nature of the seem ity (if any)  held bv them duly certified, and that after  the said'day the administrators will  proceed to distribute the assets ol the  deceased among the pai I ies entitled  thereto, having regard only to the claims  of which they shall then have notice.  Daled this" 27th day of November, 1902.  Harvi-.v, McCarti-r & Pinkham,  Solicitors  for George  A.   Donnelly,   and  Geo.    S.   MeCarter,  Administrators   of  the said estate.  NOTICE.  Notice ih hereby given that thirty days  after date I inlend to apply to the Honorable the Chief Commissioner of Lands and  Works for permission to cut and carry  away timber I'roni 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, thencu  north 40 chains, thrnce west 160 chains,  thence ' south 40 chains to the point of  commencement.  J. RINGER.  Dated this 20th d.iv of September, 1902.   *-������*--   "  NOTICE  NOTICE is hereby given that thirly  days after dale I intend to apply lo the  Honorable the Chief Commissioner of  Lands and Woiks for a special license lo  cul and carry away timber from the following described lands situated in North Easl  Kooienay dislricl :���������  Commencing al u post planted alongside  the Wood River trail aboul 60 chains  north ofthe head of navigation landing on  the Columbia river and about 2^4 miles  southwest of Ihe upper trail crossing of  Wood river ancl marked " R. M. Hume's  southwest corner post," Ihence north So  chains, thence easl 80 chains, thence  south So chains, thence west 80 chains lo  the point of commencement.  Dated this 2*;th dav of September, 1902.  R.M.HUME.  TIME TABLE  S. S. ARCHER OR S. S. LARDEAU  ��������� Runninc; between-Arrowhead, Thomson's  Landing and Comuplix, commencing October  14th, 191)1, will sail as lollows, weather permitting:  [.caving Arrowhead for Thomson's Landing  and Comaplix . ....twiceflally���������10k. and 15k.  Lcavlne;. Comaplix' nnd Thomson's Landing  for Arrowhead twice dally���������7:15kand l'2:lok  Making close connections with all (J. Jf. It.  Steamers and Trains.  The owners reserve the right to change Mines  of sailings without notice.        _ '  The Fred Robinson Lumber Co., Limited  J'l'ig);^i)(^)(^)^P(^)^p^p(^l  ���������*.������������=���������! UNION '*=gs������  Cigar  Factory  REVELSTOKE,   B.C.  H.' A: BROWN,   Prop  Brands:  OUR   SPECIAL  and THE   UNION  ALL   GOODS   UNION   MADE  Your Winter Supply  Of Vegetables ....  Should be your first cori-  , . siderution at this lime of  the year. I have h large  stock, all home giown,  including  Potatoes,  Cabbage, Carrots,  Etc., Etc.  Also a  large   (liiantiiy   of  -   first class  Timothy and Clover Hay. _  -    .   ���������      Write  for pi-ites and par-  .: - titulars to  S. Crowle, Revelstoke, B. C.  ��������� ' \' The- Civic Ward System.  Kn.ml-.iop8 is apparently tired of the  ward system of  electing  members of  the City Council.   This is the way the  Sentinel pats it:  ��������� ��������� ''Interest in the approaching municipal elections is increasing daily, and  although it has not yet reached the  acute stage, the indications are that  there ..will be no lack of candidates in  the  field   by   January  12   next,   the  . nomination day. ' There is, .too, a  decided feelirg in favor of the abolition  of the ward system, and in all probability a move will be made with this  end in view within the next few days..  In order to affect the change, a  petition signed by the owners of more  than one-half in value as shown by the  last revised assessment roll, must be  presented- to the Council, asking for  the discontinuance of the ward system  and on receipt of such a petition, the  Council, must pass a by-law to that  effect. The election of the entire  Council by popular vote would do  away with the injustice worked in  compelling a property owner to vote  in the ward where he resides Irrespective of his interests in other parts of  the city. The one man, one vote, is a  goal re-alt af ths A'nia.liJ Mtiuicipi  ���������   GO TO THE  REVELSTOKE DAIRY-  FOR  Pure Mi  C. H. Lawrence  PROPRIETOR.  ��������� ill  PROMPTLY SECliREOi  Write for our interesting books "tnvent-  lor,������ Help" an'l " Hot/ you are swindled."  Send us a rough sketch or model of j-o-jrinvention orimproveuicut and wc will tell you  free our opinion as to whether it i* probabl f  'patentable. Rejected applications have often  been successfully prosecuted bv us. We  conduct fully equipped offices iii Montieal  and Wa-.hinj~ton ; ttiisqiialiftes u������ to prompt*,  ly dispatch work and quicklv *;������ cure Patents  at bro-td ns the inveution. Highest references,  furnished. J  Fatents procured through Marion & Ma  rion receive special notice without charge iu .  over too newspapers distributed throughout,  the Dominion. .  Specialty:���������Patent business ot Manufac .  turers and Engineers. j*  MARION & MARION     <  .   Patent Expert*- and Solicitors    \  <0-"*lc������������:   {   N**" y?"*.*-"e..?'l,1*'f> ���������^n*r*"*'**.  '���������"���������������������������- --   - .  .Atlantic Bld-f .Washington DX^  3STOTIO-B  NOTICK i*, hereby given th.it thirty  d;i\*h alter d.ilo 1 intend to apply to thc  Honorablc the Chief Commissioner of  Lands nnd Works, for a special license to  eut and carry away timber from the following described lands, situated in North  East Kootenay district:���������  Commencing at a post planted on the  oast side ol the Big Marsh about 30 chains  soulh east of Wood river and at a  point about one mile south of the upper  trail crossing oi" Wood river and marked  " C. B. Hume's northwest corner post,"  thence east 80 chains; thence south 80  chains; thence west 80 chains; thence  norlh 80 ch.iins to ihe poinl of commencement.  Dated lhis 24th day of September, 1902.  C. B. HUME.  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICE.  Hallfnx and Gibraltar No 2 minernl claims  situate in the Arrow Lake nitiihlf division of  West Kootenny District.  Wliorc located���������Two miles Irom tho hend of  Canyon Creek.  Take notice that I. A.R. Ilcland, ngentfor  J. K. Jumichon, V. M C. 1)6801!!; T. .MatlioWh,  1 Ml! 1)0-1111: .1 B Hall, B'SOttt; J I. ParwIf*,  117*1922: Intend sixty dais from tlio date hereof  to apply to llie HlnluK uecorder for a cerltirate  oi improvements for tno purposed! obtaining  a crown grant of tlio above claims.  And further take notice that action under  ���������section 1)7 must be commenced before the  Issuance of such certificate of improvement!,.  Dated this ilrd day of Sept, VXii, A. D.  A. It, IlKYLAXIl.  Certificate of improvements.  NOTICE.  Londonderry, Golden Rod No. 2, Hailstorm  mineral claims, situate In the Arrow Lake  Mining Division ol Wet Kootenay District,  Where locutvd���������On Canyon Creek, joiulm;  the l.umlondcry, M. C.  TAKK NOTICE Hint I, A. K. Iloyland* Afoul  forT. Mntlicwi.F.M.r!,, II Gill 11, J. It. Jiiiniuwin.  11 GSOlil, Intend sixty days irom the dale liereoi  to iip'ily 10 the Milling Recorder Ior a Certlllcate of Improveinenls for tlio purpose; of  obtaining a Crown Ornntof the above claim.  And further that notice that action under  section ;'" must bu commented beforo the  Ishuanco of such certificate of improvements.  Dated this 3rd day of Sept., 1902, A. I).  A. R. HEYI.AND.  NOTICE.    .  NOTICE in hereby given that thirty  days afler date I intend to apply to the  Honorable the Chief Commissioner of  Lands and Woiks for a special license to  cut and carry away timber from tlie following' described lands in North West  Kooienay district:���������  Commencing* at a post planted on Ihe  east bank of the Columbia river at a point  about six miles northerly from Big* Mouth  creek and adjoining* the northern boundary  of the lands owned by the American Syndicate, and marked "J. P. Hume's soulh  west corner post ;' thence cast 80 chains;  thence north 80 chains; thence west 80  chains; ihence south 80 chains to th  point of commencement.  Dated this 4th day of October, 1902.  J. P. HUME.  UOTIOB.  NOTICE is hereby given that thirty  days after elate I intend lo 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- al a post planted on thc  east side of the Big; Marsh, about 30  chains south east of Wood river, and" at a  poinl 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; thence'norlh 80  chains; Ihence west 80 . chains; Ihence  south 80 chains to the poinl of commencement".'  Dated this 24th dav of September,-1902.  -      ' '        C.  B. HUME.  IsTOTIOHl  'NOTICE is hereby, given thai .thirty  days after date I xintend lo apply to the  Honorable the Chief Commissioner of  Lands and Works for a special license to  cut and carry away-timber from the following described lands:��������� ���������  * Commencing- at a post planted on the  norlh bank of the Columbia river, jusl  above the month of Canoe river, and  marked "R. M. Hume's north west corner  post," thence south 160 chains; thence  east 40 chains; thence north 160 chains;  thence1 west 40 chains to the point of  commencement. "  Daled this 22nd day of September, 1902.  R. M. HUME.  3STOTIO-H1  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 lo  ent and carry away timber from the  follow! ug"describi;'d"lands":^~~      "*        '    ""  Commencing at a post planted on the  norlh bank of the Columbia river, just  above the mouth of Canoe river, and  marked 'R. Davis' southwest corner post,'  thence north 80 chains; thence easl 80  chains; thence ' south So chains; thence  west So chains to the point of commencement.  Dated thi.s 22nd dav of September, 1902  -   R. DAVIS.  tsTOTIOB  - 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 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 do  chains, thence south 80 chains to the  point of commencement.  Dated the 23rd day of October, 1902.  PETER AGREN.  NOTICE.  Xotic- is herebv given tbat 30 days after date  I intend to applv"to tbe Chief Commissioner of  Lands and Work a for permission to cut and  carry avray timber from the following described  lauds:  Commencing at a post marked "R. Stelss'  south wos.1 corner post," tbence north SOchains.  thence east SO chains, thencesouth 80 chains,  thence west SO chains to the point of commencement. -  Dated this 25th*day of November, 1902.  R.STEI3S.  NOTICE.  Notice is herebv given tbat 30 days after date  I intend to applv'to the Chief Commissioner of  Lands and Works fur permission to cut and  carrv avray timber from the following described  land's:  Commencing at a post marked, A. Y. Ander  son's south west coraer post," thence north UK)  chains, tbence cast to the west bank of Flsh  river, thence soulh following the bank ol Flsh  river to the point of commencement.  Dated this Kith day of November, 1902.  A. V. ANDERSON.  NOTICE.  NOTICE is hereby given that thirty  days alter 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 foi  lowing described lands in North West  Kooienay District:���������  Commencing at a post planted on the  west' bank of the Cdlumbia river about  five miles below the mouth' of Gold Stream  and marked ' 'George Knapp's south east  corner- post," thence west 80 chains;  thence north 80 chains; thence east 80  chains; thence south 80 chains to the  point of commencement.  Dated thi.s 9th day of October, 1902.  ' GEORGE KNAPP. ���������'  . NOTICE.  NOTICE"-, is hereby given that.thirty  days after date I intend to apply to the  Honorable the Chief Commissioner "of  Lands and Works for .a special license to  cut and carry away timber from the following described''lands* in Norlh "West  Kootenay district:���������  Commencing at a post planted at the  south east corner ol Lot 80, G. 1., according to the official plan of the survey of the  American Syndicate Lands in the Big  Bend district, and. at a point" about 4%  chains east of the; Columbia river aboul  two and a half miles below the mouth of  GoldStream and marked "J. P. Humes  north-east-corner post,",-thence west 80  chains;"thence south 80 chains; thence  east 80 chains; thence north 80 chains to  thc point'of commencement.  Dated this 8th day of October, 1902.  J.  P.  HUME..  2sto*i?ioe  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 West Kootenay :���������Commencing at  W. le Maistre's north west corner post  near Boyd's ranch .about half a mile from  the Columbia river, thence east 80 chains,  thence soulh 80 chains, thence west 80  chains, thence north 80 chains to point of  commencement.  Dated the 23rd day of October, 1902.  XV. le MAISTRE.  NOTICE  t  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 West Kootenay :���������Commencing at  f. A. Kirk's north west corner post thence  east 40 chains, thence soulh 160 chains,  llience west 40 cliains, thence north 1G0  chains to point of commencement.  Dated the 23rd day of October, 1902. -  J. A.  KIRK.  3STOTIOE  NOTICE is hereby given that 30 days  afler date I will apply to the Chief Com  missioner of Lands and Works for a  special license to cut and carry away  timber from thc following described lands  in West Kootenay :���������Commencing 0 at  Peter Agren's south west corner post near  Boyd's ranch on the Columbia river,  thence norlh 160 chains, thence east 40  chains, thence south 160 chains, thence  west 40 chains to the point of commencement.  Dated the 23rd day of October, 1902.  PETER AGREN.  NOTIOE.-  NOTICE Is hereby given that thirty days  after date I intend to apply to the Honorable  the Chief Commissioner of LandB and Works  for a spaaelal license to cut and carry away  timoer from tbe following described lands,  situated In North Eut  Kootenay District:���������  Commencing at a post planted on tbe north  bank ol the Columbia River at the outlet of  lnbasket Lake and marked "B. A. Lawson's  south east corner post." tbence north ROehains:  thence west 80 chains: thence south 80 chains;  thence east 80 chains to the point of commencement.  Dated t"   27th day of 8#ptem ber 1302.  B. A. LAWSON.  THE TOWNSITE OP  RCLE  CITY  IS NOW ON THE MARKET.  2oo ���������Lots on Sale -2oo  BUY BEFORE YOU SLEEP.  CIRCLE CITY is the Terminus   of   the   proposed   Railway   already   surveyed  via thc Lardeau Creek with fork to that point.  CIRCLE CITY is beautifully situated at the base of  the Lardeau Pass, Galena  and Surprise Creeks.  CiRCLE CITY is  absolutely   surrounded    by    Mining   Properties   now   under  Development.        .... . . . '-.  Splendid  Water  Power  Which will be utilized next Season by Concentrating Plants.  SEND FOR PARTICULARS AT ONCE  TO THE GENERAL AGENT,     - ,  Gh B. BATHO,  Ferguson, B. C.  t-*s>i*������!**^>Ji*ai*������>^t-^*^^  The Smelting Centre of the Similkameen Valley. Backed by the payrolls of two  gigantic coal companies and the Copper and Kennedy Mountain Mines.  Surrounded by the following resources: Coal, gold, copper; silver and a fine agricultural country.    Large herds of cattle, fruit.in abundance, with a climate'almost southern  and all that could be asked. *  "    ��������� 'ASHNOLA is owned iind backed by the payroll of tho Similkameen Valley Coal Company,   Ltd.,  which is a guarantee in itself of its success. The equiptiient and development of their coal mines, insrallin**  of water, electric light and power plants ave already arranged for. The development of the Ashnola Coal  Company's mine by the Eastern Capitalists who have established their payroll at ASHNOLA, makes it the  coining city of the'intei'io** of British Columbia.      ��������� < ,>  City of Wonder, Progress and Great Prosperity  Lots in Ashnola are safe investment"*.    In Blocks 1 to 4 and 13 to 20 the price will be advanced 25c.  per month until May 1st, 1002, and to ten net' cent, in the remaining blocks.   The present price is from $50 to  '$225'-> "Twenty-five per cent, cash, three, six and nine months without interest.  Arrangements are already completed for Eight buildings, including cottages for the Employees of  thecompany.at Ashnola.   This work will Be under full headway by May 1st. 1 <" .  . Four years ago the Crow's Nest Shares could bo bout-ht and were sold at 11 cents." Today they are  quoted at $80.00. "With the advent of transportation, .Similkameen "Valley Coal'can be delivered at any  point in West Kootenay or Yale as cheaply as by any other Company in Canada.  ���������:'*'���������        . FOR FURTHER PARTICULARS APPLY TO  SIMILKAMEEN   VALLEY   COAL   CO.,    LIMITED.   NELSON,  B. 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No distance, dcac  can. sever  Hearts that ia*hearts all faithfully  abic"-..  .,"   "iove that is  lovo  forever and    for*  ever  Ko  oceans  can   divide!  "'i'hou'rt ri'ot afar! But oh, to feci ths  living ���������    '   .  Clasp of fay hand!'to kiss the teai'������  away  "-^yrom thoso    dr.ar   eyes���������the   tender  V    and forgrviu-j���������  And hear tho dear lips say:  love  you!"���������as   In  moments  lon*f  departed!  "Set this is still my solace and my  trust;  aSThore. shall be rest,' dear,    for    the  \   i broken hearted, .  uTBeyond  God's daisied  dust.  V^ ���������-Frmnk L. Stanton,  ������*I  - - -���������*ie>0000'C>00<><K><>00000  S?l Little Yifiette of Lomfeardy. 8  - In the year 1859 during the war for  A'^-Xhe liberation of Lombardy ft lew days  ."-������������������������ {before the battle of Solferino and San  ���������rilartino, won by the French and the  *���������'��������� Italians,  united aginst the Austins-  on a beautiful morning in the month  of June a little troop of cavalry of Sa-  luzzo was  moving  slowly  through a'  ��������� solitary path; toward the enemy, re-  tonnoitering the country as they went.  The troop was commanded by an oncer and a sergeant/and all spied into  - the distance before them with eager  eyes, silent, expecting every mottent  -to see the white uniforms of the advance post of the enemy shimmering  ' through  the trees.    They came to  a  ..-     "hut surrounded by ash trees, in front  ���������   *Xf -p,-hich was a boy about twelve years  ...-;     ������ld, standii*** alone removing the bark  ���������rom   a  small  branch  with  a  knifo.  y   "-From *.ho window of the house floated  .     -a largo tri-colored flag, but   no   one  - '.-was inside.    Having hoisted the flag,  -*-   all had  run  away  fearing  the  Aus-  .'-- "irains.    As soon as the boy sow the  --cavalry men, he threw away his stick  --"jind tool; off his hat:   He was a fine-  ���������   -"--"looking lad  with a' brave face, largo  ">-tslue eves, and long blonde hair.    Ho  ���������i-was in his shirt sleeves and his shirt  - "-*r*was*  unf-.-te-ic.-d,    showing   his   baro  ---'- xhest  -' *-*,- J'-What aro you doing here?" asked  *>"lie officer, stopping his horse. "Why  --- did you r.oi <.uu away with your fan*.-  "---iiy-y - ���������    '������������������  -->'".A-"-3"t-ave  no family,"  answered the  --'*boy.    "I  ar.i  a foundling.    I work a  -^--little, for every one, and I remained  j-'-fcere to roe the war.-** ���������  "Have vou seen the Austrians pa**s'.  '    "Not for the last three days."  The officer sat thinking a moment,  -*!-=-:Uien dismounted from his horse, and,  "--���������.���������-leaving the    soldiers   turned    toward  ' -"-"'"-Uie foe, he entered the house and went  -*-*un on the roof.    The house waa low  ���������n--a.na from the rcot only a little etretcb  "-���������Df the country could be seen.  ��������� "It is necessary to climb the trees,"  ���������?.-������ald the officer, and he came down.  ---Snst in front of the yard- there was a  -*sWtv, slender    ash    tree, which was  - -locking its top in the sky.   The offi-  ���������- - -qcer stcod lost in thought for a mo-  -tn-r.t, looking now  at the tree, now  iit the soidlers, then, all of a sudden,  .-.   "%e asked the bey:  "   "Have you good eyesight, you rag.  ���������*j-r**u5nf  "1?"   said  thc  boy.     "I  can  seo  a  -jparrow a miis distant."  ������������������  "Can you climb to the top of that  --tree?" "' .'.���������   '  -= ^-i-ca-a^do-tbst-ln-a.-ninute.^ =^_  ">Ec  could vou tell me what you  "      ,oe down below from the top, whether  ^Biere are any Atuirian soldiers, clouds  .->f dust, guns    g'immering,    or    any  -,rfcorses on that slde?"-  "*  "Surely. 1 cci'.'.d."  '   "What do yc*������ want me to pay you  ' -.���������-���������"tor this service*?"  >. "What  do  I  want?"  said  the boy,  ^--jr-niling;  "ncthlns. of course.    If the  -���������"4A*astrians  asked me, I would not do  _***t at all,  but for  m^ own  people���������I ^  <jin a Ixmibarii!" .j  "Well, then, climb up."  "Wait just a moment for me to take  -���������fi "my shoe"-.."  He took off his shoes, tightened the  " * .-���������strap around his  trousers, threw his  ���������    -aat on  t.-e ,*"*r?.-*-s.    and-' clasped    the  ��������� "."-ni*"k of '.:"������������������'.��������� ash tree.  "But, .lc.-,k out!" exclaimed the offl-*  - -"acr, mi-.kii-s a  gesture  as  if  to  hold  ���������Jbitn   back,  as  though   seized   with  a  -.-.-sudden fear.    The boy turned around  ��������� v> look at him with his Gas blue eyes, ���������  ���������cstion him.  -..ind," slid the officer;  "go  iiear the cemetery tliere Is something  vhich glitters like bayonets."  "Do you see any people?  ,rNo,   they must/be   hidden under  tbe wheat."  At that moment the, sharp whiz of  n bullet passed high through the air  ind died away, far off, behind tho  House. -   . .       r  "Como down, boy," cried the ofllcer,  "they have seen you. I do not.wan*  my thing < more,' come down."  ."I am not afraid," answered tho  boy.  "Come down," related tho offlc-r.  "What else do you see at the left?"  - "At the. left?"  "Yes, at the left."  The boy pushed his head to tho left.  *md another whiz, sharper and lower  than  the  flrst, cut through  the    air.  The hoy shook all over.  "Confound   them!"    he    exclaimed,  "they aro aiming at mc."   The bullet  had passed very, near him.  "Down!" cried the officer In an imperious and irritated way.  "1 will come down directly. Ths  tree, however, will protect me, do no!  fear. To the left, you wish to know  what I can see?"  "To the left," answered the officer;'  "hoi, come down."  "To the left," said the boy, turning  his head that way, "where there is a  chapel, lt seems as though I can see���������  A third raging whiz was heard.and  almost at the same time the boy was  seen coming down, holding for a moment to the trunk and to the branches,  and then falling down head first, with  (open arms.  "Curse'themI" cried the officer, running to him.  The boy struck the ground with hia  back and lay ther-s stretched out with  his arms open; a stream of blood waa  flowing from his left side. The .sergeant and two soldiers jumped from  their horses, the officer bent down  and opened his shirt; the bullet had  entered his left lung. "He is dead,"  exclaimed the: officer. "No, he l?ves,"  answered the sergeant. "Our poor,  brave .boy!" cried the officer.  "Courage! courage!" But while he  was saying this and pressing nis  handkerchief over the wound; the boy  rolled his eyes wearily, and let his  'hand'-'-fall" back. He was dead. The  officer turned pale and looked at him  fixedly for a moment, thou laid him  with his head on the grass; and,-for  awhile he remained looking at him.  Also the sergeant and the two sol-^l  dlcrs stood motionless and gazed at  him; the others wero .turned'toward;  the lenerhy.  "Poor boy," sadly repeated the officer, "Poor and brave boy."  Then he approached the house and  took from tbo window the tri-colored  flag and stretched it out like a funeral  pail oyer his body, leaving the head  uncovered. The sergeant picked up  the boy's "...iocs, cap,.the little stick,  and the knlfo.  They stood ln silence a moment,  then the officer turned to tho sergeant  and said: 'We will send the ambulance  for him. He died liko a soldier, and  we will bury him like a soldier."  Having said this he threw a kiss to  the dead and cried, "To horse." They  all jumped to their saddles, the troop  formed again an followed up its route;  but a few hours later the little dead  boy did receive the honors ol war.  Towards sunset all the lines of tho  Italian advance . post were marching  toward the enemy over the same read  which had been taken in the morning  by the troop of cavalry.  The    large    battalio of    bersBgierl,  which a few days before had valiantly  stained  with   blood  the  hill  of    San  Martino, proceeded in two files.   Tho  news .of, the    death of  the boy    had  spread  through; the:. army .before tho  soldiers had left:their encampment., A  stream ran  along  beside  the  path a  few paces    distant    from  the    house.  When the flrst ofllcers oj the battalion  saw the; little corpse stretched at the  foot of the ash tree and covered with  the tri-colored; flag(.: they saluted him  -with-the-'swordj-and- one-of-them-bor. *.=  Dver the edge of the stream, which wa**  bordered with    flowers,    plucked two  flowers and ; threw    them    over him.  Then all the: battalion, as they, were  passing, picked    ilewers    and    threw  them  over the  dead.    In a  tew moments the boy was covered with flowers, and; ofllcers and soldiers all gave  aim a salute as they passed by. "Erava  little   Lombard!"    "Goodbye,   boy!"  "Honor to you, little blonde!","Hur-  -ah!" "Glory!" "Goodbye!"   One offit*  sr threw a medal of valor on him; an-  3ther''kl38ed his forehead; the flowera  continued to shower on .his, bare feet,  upon his wounded chest, and upon tha  blonde head.     And he slept there In,  the grass wrapped ln his flag, with a  White  but almost smiling  face,  nc*nr  boy as If he felt the honor paid hlia,  as  inouji  ue  *r*re  content to  havo  given tin lite for his Lombardy.  DON'TS FOR PARENTS  Tlio Health  or Scliool   CliU'*-*-"**   ���������������  r**r,i  mount. ���������   -*-  ho health of school children Is  paramount to every other consideration. When children,  particularly girls, between the  ages of ten and seventeen exhibit evidences of nervous disorder such as twitching of the face and  hands or extreme irritabi.'ity it is a  sure sign cither that tho school work  Is too severe or that thoy aro not living under proper hygienic conditions,  or both.  In tho majority of cases, to conquer the difficulties of arithmetic or  grammar or the Intricacies of a new  language is harder work for the child  than are for ths business or profcs-"|  slonal man his evcry-day vocations.  Hence children need constant ;care,  sympathy and encouragement.  Children should spend not less  than two hours a day in the open air,  and if possible should engage In  games requiring both skill and activity. They should not be permitted to  attend social parties or public meetings  or entertainments on an evening preceding a school day. They should  spend in sleep not less than nine and if  possible ten hours out of every twenty-  four.  The following practices should bo  prohibited as Injurious to health:  Study before partaking of food in the  morning, the rapid reading of lessons  just -before the beginning ot school  sessions, study Immediately after the  close of school before the mind and  body have been rested by play or. other suitable change or occupation, study  Immediately after eating a hearty  meal.  The children should have fixed  hours for study.  When parents find that their children, after conscientious effort, cannot  accomplish the work assigned by tha  teacher in the time specified in tho  rule they should at once communlcat**  tho fact to the principal of thc school.  and ask diminution of the tasks assigned.  Parents should never urge children  to make extra efforts to obtain promotion, nor show annoyance if they fail  to obtain promotion. What children  need for intellectual and moral progress Is systematic work. If for ar*.*  good reason the child is not promoted  or graduated at the end of the term,  he should hot be reprimanded, but encouraged to try again. Nor should  ���������parents by finding fault with cl.e  teacher weaken her influence for good.  Cigarette-smoking by- growing boys  Is dangerous alike to the physical, the  intellectual and the moral well-being.  Parents cannot be too vigilant in preventing thoir sons from using tobawo  In any form,-and particularly in th*.*  of the cigarette. .-..-������������������  HOW DO YOU STAND.  Queer Way* *De*l'creiit  JN'atlomvIitlei Grool  Knoll Otller.  The Germans greet each other bj  saying:   "How do you find yourself?"  The Chinese Inquire of equals: "Havi  you eaten your rice?" The reply Is:  "Thanks to your abundant felicity."  Tho Japanese, when they meet a superior, remove their sandals and ex  claim:    "Hurt me not!"  "How do you stand?" asks the Italian when he meets a friend.  Arabs of eminence kiss each others  cheeks, and exclaim: "God grant the������  Hia favor, and give health to th)  family."  The Dutch greet each other by asking:    "Have you had a good dinner?'  A Moor rides at full speed toward i  friend or stranger, stops suddenly, fire!  a pistol Into the air over his own head  then considers that he has been quit'  courteous.  In Egypt the usual words of, greeting are:    "How do you perspire?"  In Lapland friends salute by preos-  tng their noses together.  The Polish greeting is: "How do yoi  have yourself?"  Persian friends cross, necks, rul  cheeks, and say: "May thy shado"*.  never grow lese."  "Go with-God, senor," is the Spanish  Erecting..  The French ask: "How do yov  carry yourself?"  Russian friends greet by asking:  "How do you live on?"  In Siam a man prostrates himself on  the ground when he meets a stranger  and waits to eee whether  he  will   be  raised and welcomed or kicked away,  Exchange.  . Itmliator in I isguiio.  Tho uncompromisingly ugly radiator may.be prettily disguised during  the Summer months, says Harper's  Bazar, from which the illustration Is  taken, byj-slipplng over it a plain,pine  frame, from whose lower part hangs  a curtain like .that of a bookshelf. The  upper    half may be    arranged    with  -*��������������� it to c:  i "*"Never :  3P-"  -The boy  ' -Look  .  -JJBcer to *  ���������  In a U.  "-She 'top '-  ,"*-*round   ir.  went up like a cat.  ;  front  of  you,"  cried   the  hie soldier**.,  moments' the boy was at  the tres,    with    bis    legs  .���������  trunk  among the  leaves.  ehelves for bric-a-brac or crockery. If  the curtain be n-idc ot whiplash or  bamboo strings; the covering may bo  left on In Winter as well as; In Summer, as the hot sir can thus escr.pe.  The frame may be stained to match  the woodwork of the room.  3***t with''.his' breast-uncovered,  and'  "jhe sun  shining oa his blonde  head  '.>s-jLde'-it"look  like gold.    The officer  -'"jo-uld .hardly   see  him,   ha   looked   so '  ."an**.".! fro.:*, th-j ground.  ./"Look   ptra-.-ht   la   the   distance,"  "Sled ths c"i(.^r.  "The be:,- In'order to see better took  '>lE right hand from th1' tree and put  :������ over h'.z ������orc''ead.  "What do you see?" asked the offl-  5er.  * -The boy b*jnt his head forward, and,  ""���������iklng a speaking tub-; cf his hand,  -"ssswered: "Two men on horsobaclc  '"J*", tie white road."  "What  distance Irom  hore?" -"  i "-Half a mile.'  ���������"���������Do tbey move?"  I "They are standing still."  "���������What else do you see," after a mo-  ->e-at's    silence.      "Lock     to     your  Sent."  ^jPte-a he said:    "Among the trees  Vary Con������l(l������r*ite.  Mr." Suburb���������What on earth are yo*j  ���������.Vying to do, neighbor?  Mr. Neighbor���������Merely taking downs  little of the paling so that I can moT������  ���������ny chicken coop over,into'your yard.  "Eh!    My yard?"  "Yes, I like to be neighborly and con- ,  -.Id-irate of other people's feelings, you  know."  "But���������cr���������"  "yes, you shan't, have any more caus*i  to complain about my chickens scratch* i  !ng up your yard!" !  "But you are moving your whole coop!  aver on my property!" j  "That's the idea. Quick as ths  -hickens find their coop In your yard  they'll fancy that you own them, aad  will spend the rest of their natural  lives scratching in" my yard, you,  know."  Wommi'*. Octnilt. -"oweni.  In discussing the "sixth sense"  :���������: "F������at of an Amateur.  "Yep, looking for a saddle honse," admitted the wholesaler who was just  back from his vacation. "I was raised  among horses, you might say.; I nevei  boast, but I guess that;I can ride anything.that ever looked through a bridle  Just back from ;'vlsltlng; an old chum  that grew up next dcor to me. Has a  great;-stock farm.\; Broke in a three-  year-old colt for him while I was  there."  "Any trouble?"  "Not a bit. Tied up his front legs,  and he fell so as to throw me through  a corn crib. Didu'L hurt. Old man  came along antl said I ought to be  ashamed to cripple a horse iu order to  ride him. So I lot the leg down. I  scrambled on and he jumped Jiefore I  was ready. That time I went through  the top of a peach tree. Never felt It.  Noxt trip me and the colt went down  ���������the road as though there were' fireworks on his tail.  "He stopped unexpectedly and I went  over a wire fence into*a ploughed field  I tore my trousers and ripped the top-  of my shoes, but never broke the skin. I  bet there isn't another amateur rldei  in the country could do that.- My head  plunged through three furrows, but I  didn't mind it any moro than a dlvo  into the Detroit river."  "Got right back on the colt, I suppose?"  "No, my chum said I was a little  over weight, so he put a young fellow  on and he stuck as if he had to. I like  ; to see acolt have some sort of a show.  The boy tired the critter out and I insisted on one more mount. You can bet  that colt knew his master. He was  tame as a sheep. I'd have ridden him,  you know. If he'd broke my neck. Now,  what I want is something quick and  dovelish ln horseflesh. I'll tame him."  ������������������-Detroit Free Press.  n NOT WHAT HE WANTED.    /  Us Would 1'reror to Have a Talent Noise  Icbb 1'aby.  "1 perceive," began the peddler,  euavely, ''that'there are children l������  the house."  "Have I tho honor of speaking to  Mr. Sherlock Holmes?" inquired Mr*  Poply, ironically.  "Not exactly, but���������"  ���������: "I presume you arrived at that aG-  tonishing correct conclusion by a pro-  cof-3 of scientific deduction," continued  Mr. Poply in the same sarcastic tone.  "Let me see if.I can follow your line  of reasoning?*"' No doubt you noticed  Towser, who has just flitted from tho  back door with a milk can attached to  his caudal appendage. That round  hole in the stained glaes of this door  would at once convey tho word 'toy  gun' to your acute mind. That dull  Bond which we now hear can only bo  produced hy hammering a high' chair  with a hand mirror or a cream jug.  Am I right?"  "Probably,"' answered the peddler;  "but I drew,my inference from the fact  that you came to the front door with,  and are .''till inadvertently holding a  rattle In your hand. And unless my,  eyes deceive me, there is a jumping-  ���������Jack attached by means of a bent-pin  and a string to the roar of your smoking jacket. However, all this is immaterial. I called to show you tho  greatest Invention of tho age 'The Patent Noiseless Baby Jumper and Child  Amuser.' By its use a child may, bo  left alone for hours- and need no attention. Place tho infant In thlu  swinging seat, and���������"  "Pardon    me,"    interrupted    Poply,  ''does that Invention have an atach-  ; roant for picking up playthings which  have   been   violently   thrown  on   the  floor?"  "No,'.but���������"  "Does it have hair to be pulled?"  "No���������'  "Does it have an arrangement which,  when the child cries, tells whether the  ��������� screams express cholera morbus, huii-  gei, a pin, temper, or general der-rav  ity?"  "Certainly not."  "Then I'm afraid I can't buy it. Between ourselves, I dot't think- I need  a "Patent Noiseless Eaby Jumpo-1,' but  I should like a patout nolsel'es-* baby."  -rrti*-.' W"SE "��������������� ir"*..  Blio   Iltu  OUT OF BABIES MOUTHS*  "The ladies in our congregation  are pretty fond of me," said the mmis-  ister'a mischievous little boy. "Nearly  all of them gave pa some slippers on  his  birthday." * ;  "I thought your pa always uses a  slipper to s*pank rou with."  "So he does, but these he got art  tho soft kind that's all made out of  wool."���������Philadelphia Press.  "What kind of a present shall l  bring you, Mabel?" asked the toner Oj.  a three-year-old miss ���������*������*��������� he Avas about  to start on a Ghort journey.  "Brng me some holes for my ears,  so I can wear earrings," replied his  daughter.  'Won't you give me. your new baby  . .         WHO'S AFRAID? ���������  ������ Who's afraid in tlio dark? *  i* "Oh, not I, said thc owl, *  ������ And he g-ave a great scowl, *  ��������� And he wiped his eye "  ������ Andruffledhisjowl "toowool *  ��������� Said the dog*: "I bark *  ��������� Out loud in the dark Boo ool *  ������ Said the cat: "Miew! *  e I'll scratch any one who *  * Pare say that I do *  # Feel afraid Miew!                ^ **  ��������� "Afraid; said the mouse, *  * "Ofthe dark in the housel *  ������ Hear ine scatter,           , *  * Whatever's the matter  ��������� Squeak! ���������  % Then the toad in the hole, *  ������ And the bug in the ground, -������  ������ They both shook their heads - *  ������       And passed the word  'round; ������  * And the bird in  the tree,     *, n  * And the fish and the bee, ^  * They declared all threo fi  * That you "never did see n  ��������� One of them afraid ,  *~ In the darkl ������  ������ But the little boy ������  .������       Who had gone to bed ������  ������ Just raised the bedclothes ������  .       And covered his head!               ���������    ������  ���������Exchange    *  ..���������.:.:..* * *.���������'.��������� * ���������������:������������������..  * ��������� ������ *  brother;-' Nellie?" aeked-the~visitor-of  a little four-year-old mies.  "No, indeed!" replied Nellie. "I  ���������want him to play with. But; I'll get  you a piece of paper, and you can; cut a  pattern of .him."  "Say," remarked the first boy on the  way to school, "I just heard thc minister tell smother man 'at my, pa was a  'horrible example.' Wonder what 'at  is?"  "I guess," re-plled the other, "he must  have alot o' fractions in him."���������-Philadelphia Press.  "Tim!" said thc head of the firm aa  ho surveyed the applicant. "So you'd  like a job as porter, eh? Well, wo neod  a good, strong porter here; but you  ion't look quite heavy enough for tho���������.  oy the way, why did you leave the job  rou had before?"  "Well, you see," said the applicant,  *I licked the boss, and so they ���������"  "333���������-excuse me; now that I come to,  *hink of It, we hired a man to fill this  place day before yesterday."���������Chicago  J^-Bfls-Herald. -- ��������� -���������  in  animals, the London^ Dally News announces that, among the other domestic   animals,   woman    possesses   this  sense to a marked degree.   In evidence  of which there is the instance of the  woman  residing In the. hotel at Amain the day hefore the landslip; who  refused to stop another night because  she  could  "feel"  that  the earth was  moving.    Similarly,  domestic animals  manifested symptoms of unrest and apprehension before tho    serious   earthquake of 1837 In the Itivera,:and it 13  commonly: noticed that    previous    to'  earthquakes   generally,     and     before  Jgreat storms, dogs, cows, horse-*���������and  women���������"trel"    the   approaching disaster.   Why domestic animal"'. Including    women,    hare    this    prrFf-ienr",  which is almost entirely wanting    In  wild hfasts and men. jr explained  by  thc statement   th?L the   former   have  Ices to  think about    than  the    latter  ,and so arc more    attentive to   their  sense    impressions.      Men    rend    wild  beasts labor under the absorbing necessity of provld'.ig    food   for    th-*m-  selve.v against enemies, while the domestic animals are spared oil this.  Now that this sixth Binsn of woman  has been certainly discovered and  clearly oxplalned In London, snys  Harper's Ra-ar, ono naturally lhoks  ��������� thero to know what, II anything,  comes to woman ln measuring up tho  fourth diiiaension.  PRIDE'S FALL.  She was a maid of honor  And  I wns hi������bc-*t mm,  And'in thea.lslewe iuiten-d while  The wedding march'began!  My heart was wildly beating*.  My breast was full of pride,  For fairest of lhc fair ones there  Was thit one at my side!  Tht people turned-ind whispered  And turned again'to see,  And for awhile there in the aisle  The gods wero -rood to me!  I saw the maiden blushing.  We two outshone the rest,  Ihestrdher sigh my head was h'ifh  And joy wax in my breast!  She wits maid of honor  And I was his bes-t man,  And thererny pride-.jf nobly died,  And there my shame be^itn!  Her truin was loiiff andiplcudid,  And suddenly -//nchow     ji  "My ici. a:-d it >;ot  blended  And we are 3tr.iri-;crs nov/1  B.E.    Kiser.  - I.itlle Hurry Got It.    "'   Among the passengers to Chicago recent! y: was a woman very, much: overdressed, accompanied by a bright looking nurse girl and a self willed, tyrannical boy of about>three years.  The boy aroused the Indignation or  the passengers by his continued  shrieks, and kicks, 'and screams, and  his viciou?nc6S toward the palient  nurse.: He tore her bonnet and scratched  her hands without a word of remonstrance from the mother.  . Whenever the nurse manifested any,  firmncGS -the- mcther���������w_ouldiOhide-=hci*_  sharply.  Finally the mother composed hc-  solf for a nap, and about the time tho  boy had slapped the nurse for the fiftieth time a wasp came sailing in and  flew on the window. The-boy at onco  try to catch it. *"   ���������  The nurse caught his hand and said,  coaxingly:  "Harry mustn't touch! Big fly will  bite Harry!"  . Harry screamed savagely, and began  ���������o kick and pound the: nurse.  The mother, without opening hof  tyea or * lifting her head, cried out  sharply:  "Why wil! you teaae ithat" child so,  Mary?  Let him havo what Uo wants at  once."  "But, ma'am, it's a^���������.'.'  "Let bim have it, I say."  Thiie encouraged, Harry clutched at  tho wasp and taught it.   The yell that  'followed, brought tears of Joy to tha  p-tsseugero.  The'mother, awoke again.  "Mary!" i-he cried, "let him have It!*'  Wary  turned  In hor seat and  saitl  ponfusedly:  "He's tot it, ma'am!"  SyntRi.i    ������f  tSulltllns  Up  the  Itog-ilHi'  Dinner.  honever Jack telegraphs me  that he is bringing a friend  home for dinner," said tho  young hous.'. keeper who had  just begun Hatting after a hotel honeymoon, "I have a recipe for tuning dinner up to concert  pitch that invariably ��������� carries mo  through with flying colors.  "I knew before we began housekeeping that a man enjoys nothing moro'  than this informal way of asking  guests to come homo with him and I  also realized that It grew to bo a bone  of contention In many families because  there was too elaborate an effort made  to get up a company dinner. There  never Is time to do this and the'result  is usually next .thing to a failure.  "Still one always likes to impress  the friend that Jack brings home that  Jack has married a treasure of a  housekeeper,''60 I have a system of  building up the regular dinner by  means of a few pleasant littlo humbugs tha. make tho table look effective  and add to the menu; without being  too much trouble.  "Lots of men think they are epicures without really being so. How-  many times one hears them: rave over  a sauce or a. certain dish; as served  at some special place,; which, when  investigated,-proves to be a very ordinary affair. . Only one" man In ten  knows really good things to eat and  half of them cannot tell beef from  mutton; nor can they distinguish  modes of cooking. It is easy to humbug them ln a culinary way. Now  that is just what I do when Jack rushes an unexpected guest upon our family dinner. .  "Suppose I get a wire at 4. That is  the earliest it may be hoped for. Men  never think of the time it takes to get  things ready. I immediately put the  system in operation. We dine very  simple at this time ot year, limiting  the number of dishes as much as po->  slble:; sol despatch my maid for flowers for the, table', liny Little Neck  clams; ordered; just in time for; dinner"  and .packed on ice, materials for a  decoi'ative salad and.a cheese of some  sort���������tho very best that is -In season.  Men as a rule like cheese and toasted  crackers bettor than sweets after a salad. Stuffed olives, those with"anchovies or red peppers, salted almonds and  peanuts make appetizing additions  When served in cut glass dishes, for  thoy arc not onehalf so .desirable if  carelessly"put on.  * "Now our dinner Is always suro to  include a bisque .of some sort, a fish  and a roast with ".one or two vegetables and ji simple dessert, so that with  the few additions we have* quite a  presentable .repast.  "I keep busy looking up new and  pretty and unusual salads that .will  look nice as well as taste well. Too  many of us fail to change the plan of  our salads often enough and yet there  are so many different sorts. I liko,  1 what I call the . spectacular salads;  I those that'are something of a surprise  to the eye as well as to the palate. .    1  "One of these Is the iced-stuffed tomato. Perfect, firm tomatoes must be  selected and placed on the^lce, then  peel with a knife, not by the" scalding  method. The top.is taken off cleanly and put aside to be used asva cover.  The interior of the tomato is carefully scooped out Into a dish and mixed  with an equal portion of finely chopped celery and finely minced .spring  onion, the amount to be regulated by  taste or omitted If desired.' A'gcoa  mayonnais dressing is inlxed with this,  the tomatoes filled with the* mixture,  the cover slices' adjusted without  showing the break and the tomatoes  returned to the ice. Served on" a bed  of cracked ice these, make a delicious  salad. Cucumbers may also be-prepared in this way by making boats of  the cold cucumber, unpeeled, and substituting the contents of the vegetable1  for the celery. ���������' .     -  "A French artichoke makes an artistic salad when brought to the table  with leaves outspread upon a . folded  napkin-and=the-centro.filled_with_may-L^  onnaise after the 'uneatable lower portion of choke-Is. taken out. Potato  salad may be made into a thing of  beauty by tho addition.of other cold-  cookc-d.vegetables, such as beans, peas,'  carrots and- beets"-used decorativoly.  A chicken Ealad may* be made to look  like a marguerite by serving it on a  round white dish. Make the centre a '  mound and cover" together. Halve the  whites lengthwise and arrange about  the dish to simulate the petals of a  daisy.".  ���������t, e 9 * ������ '������; * * .������. * ���������������'  .���������������..* '��������� *'���������'* ������ *  <*!ir;������tt,i.!*..  Yo'ing Wife���������I i'f-ew you would liko  the sllpp'ira, HaTry, if for no other rea-  s*m becaiiee'I made them.  Husband���������You don't mean this Is all  /our work? Why. what a talented  littlo wife I have to bo sure.  YounK Wife���������Yes, all my work. Of  course, I bought tho uppers and Mary  ���������vowed them together and i got a man  to sole them; but 1 put tho bows on  find did them up In tho box. And do  you know, Harry, I'm proud of myself.  ( didn't think I could ever do such  thing's.  Tlie Jinn Willi a l'npar.  The man with a paper during the  mornin-- and evening hours in New  York city Is legion. Tliere are about  four hundred thousand of him. A man  without a newspaper on an elevated  train, in a street car, aboard a ferryboat, or In a railway coach, morning  or evening, going to or from 'business.  ',0   CO-llf-plcUOtlB.  He Ik a raro bird Indeed, and look*i  ns though ho were-wrecked and float-  Inc aioiis on a sea of tossing papers.  Ho Is suro to feel loiKuome and almost  out/'lda tho,pale of civilization, for h!3  fellow men, with their faces to thoir  regular diet of dally news, hardly no-  tlco him.  If you have time to spare a moment  from your morning journal, just look  about you In car or boat, observe and  listen.- You will see every mortal man  ���������with often hundreds in view at one  time*���������religiously bowing at the altar  ot the news in silence that is only broken by a continuous rustle as the  scores of leaves are turned. There is  no nore devout newspaper reading  community than is found in the me-  trroolia*    Van In Umlirella.  A Texas man has invented a" parasol  inside of which is constructed a revolving fan. The fan is worked by  ilmple mechanism. A reciprocating  rod runs along the handle and con-  I*-  iects with a gear wheel connected wifh  :he wheel at the end of the fan. and  s sent spinning by a single pull of a  ring ne&r the...patasol's ;handle. Tha  owner thus obtains shade and breeze  it the same time.  If grease is spilled on tbe^ kitchen  floor or table, cold water po'ured .oil  it at once will prevent the spot from,  soaking into the wood.  When peeling apples drop them in  cold water as they are done, and the*"*  ���������*t**>l not turn brown.  LEARNING TO COMMAND  '���������How'the':lnvl**elble������- Took':,rort   in  "In-'  ���������:���������--     J'ai'inlc.  speak to be captain!" cried Luko  Edwards, Just as soon as he put  his head round the corner of tho  Darn where the other boys wero  already assembled.  "Well, you won't be!" retorted  Tommy Green, Indignantly. "'Twan't  fair coming on us that way.    You'ro  always doing things   when we    ain't  ready, to get ahead.. You didn't think  of the company.   Willie .Jackson spoke  of it first, and risked 113 to meet hero  and this is his barn, and we're to train  ah his land; and of course he ought to  have the first chance."  '���������:���������  "Then he ought to have spoke first,"  mocked  Luke.    "Ho    didn't, so    I'm  ���������captain."  ��������� ;"But you don't know so much 'bout  training," "expostulated'���������; Tommy,   although    less ; vehemently.,    "Willie'o  brother's a soldier, and he understands  things, and���������-and: is lnt'rested."  , "Well, I guess I can walk on ahead  and give" orders and wave my sword,  ��������� can't I?!* demanded Luke, aggressively.  "That's what a captain's    for.      And  then I'm   the"  biggest, and   I   spoke  first."  "Oh, let "him be captain if he wants  to;"'   interposed    Willie,    generously.  "What's_the odds?"  "But he can't do it as well as you."  . "He   can   learn,"     smiled     Willie,  f'That's what I'm trying to do.    If I  ���������find.out anything he don't know, I can'1  ���������show him." .     v  So, in spite of a general feeling of  discontent, Luko-became captaiu, and  walked on ahead and waved his sword,  and called out sharp and contradictory  commands   which * the    twenty   boys-  tried to follow, because Willie assured  them that a soldier's flrst duty was to  obey.   But as to accepting Willie's advice, that was something'Luke   would  not do���������it was a reflection on his dignity as captain to receive advice from  the ranks. oAnd  more  than  that,, he  insisted on putting his brother in lieutenant and his two cousins second lieutenant and sergeant;  and to keep tho  peace, Willie persuaded his    companions to accept the situation.  Thus it went on until along ln October, when the town was thrown into  sudden excitement by the unexpected  arrival of ah old    resident who    had  gone' away, nnd ��������� in  twenty  years  had  risen to be a famous general. Ot course  there was a hurriedly arranged parade,  in which the prominent men and tho "  band   and   tho school   children   took  part, and In which���������to their, consternation and delight���������the Invlnclblcs were  asked to Join.   They were at the very  end of the parade, and when thoy camo ���������'  opposite the piazza of the little hotel,  the spectators, wero astonished to seo  .the general suddenly leave his chair  ind approach them.  "Very good, very good 'Indeed," ho  commended. ~','l\ makes me think of a  little company, that,I commanded on  this-very street some forty'years ago.  :But I-have a;> proposition   to   make,  ..boys,- that I hope you'll .agree to."  "We will!" they cried in chorus.  "Wait till'I get through," genially.  "There Lare some defects in your manoeuvring which I noticed arid would  like toremedy.   If'you will'let mo reorganize the company, I will give you  a full outfit ot   caps   and  .belts   and  wooden guns, and swords for the.ofll- *  cers.   Do you agree?".    ���������-���������*���������.,  '.'Yes! yes! yes! "cried,the boys.' -  "Good! '  Now go  through all your  movements * carefully."������������������ .V   want   to  study each man."     ....... ���������  - At.the end:of twenty minutes  ne,  held up'his'hand.'        .-  "That will do!',' he called." "The boy  wlth-the brown cap will^tep from tha  line.. He will'be your captain.".  The'boy with-the1 brown cap was  Willie/Jackson."  "Now that .boy ln the base ball suit,  and the one wilh the red-tie, and the  one who carries a broom-handle.* They ,  will be your first and second lieutenant and sergeant."       "       '  .The boy.injthe.base-ball 3ult    vtas  ���������Tommy. Green,, the ^others  weio  two  who" had .closely followed*"Willie's*-ad--*  ���������vice to obey   orders'.   Luke   Edwards,  stared "at the general incredulously.  "But what'll'I do?"he'deman'i.:d.  "Oh, you,will have:to go back Into the rankB,   my. boy," ,fno    gcniial'  smiled.   "It will be Ior your, own -rood.  No one can command until ho learns  "aow." ��������� r'      c*  *���������   'lt������artln*f-Iloom Tor Children*  Perhaps no single feature of the now-  public library in this city has e::cited  more Interest or been more generally.  approved than the children'a reading-  room. ' Here ample provision has been  .made for the comfort and pleasure of a  class of readers ' whb-always   uso   a  freo library to a considerable extent,  but whose needs have not hitherto had  any especial attention.;  The existence/j  of such,a department, off era gratlfytngj, -I  testimony   to   the .   excellent     work*  among tho young'which this particu-w./  lar library is   doing, .and also   to the*'  growing recognition , of the fact   that  any library is, or "should be an educational force ln the community.  Alplmhetlcnl Advice.  All hoys-and girls, observe with care,'  Be neat about the things you wear.  Content thyselves ,with .what is thine.  Do not for others',good.repine. *fj  Eat slowly when you dine or sup. ���������"  Fail not to hold' your napkin up.   *  Go willingly to bed each-night.  Have spunk to sleep -without a light.  In company respectful be;  Join not in talk too forwardly.  Keep good associates or none.  Let kindness flow to everyone.  Move honestly about your work  No matter what the chance to. shirk.  Obey your conscience every time.  Permit your nails to show no grime*  Quick bo to do as you aro told.  Remember to esteem; the old..  Six days devote to diligence��������� -  Tlie Sunday you must reverence.  Use modestly: your talents all.  Vex not the humblest animal.  Wash oft, to scour the dirt.away.  Xaggerate in naught you say. '  Yield cheerfully.'"Perform your rn--*"'.  Zeit compensates the happy heart.'  '   ���������B. L. Sabln in The Gentlewoman* A~\
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A Canadian Ghost Story.
r. In   Lake Huron   there   is   an   island
,'Wled   Main    Station.      On this island
fi    a.    stone   structure   whieh   is   sup-
loscd   lo    havo-been a  fort to shelter
Jnitcd States troops iu the war of 1812.
'he  Indians  toll   many   stories   of   the
spirits   wliich   are   supposed   to   gathci*
1 ound  tliis fort.    Tlio structure is built
'of solid-stone.    It is  divided  into  two
c-oiupailmcnls by a stone partition, and
in'o.ich of these is found "a fireplace.   In
nnd around  this    structure    have boen
found the bones of many human beings.
'Also   some   distance   below   the   surface
have been  unearthed a number of  cannons of solid brass, and the other weapons of warfare.
ln tlio summer of ISsf), says a correspondent   of   tho  Chatsworth "News,"  n
i**" (.'limping party visited the island.    "Wc
}\   purposed remaining for some time.    On
i-   tlie  first  night  we were  dcteimined   to
jjjB   sleep within  tlio  walls of  the old  fort.
���*$' As  the daikncss gathered  round, drift*
i.*.-*  wood was brought and bright fires were
1'."soon   ablaze   in   each   of   thc   fireplaces.
��� lv' Story-lclling, song-singing,    and    whist-
/,}���,   piny ing   were   the   amusements   of   the
��� > ',<-] ��� evening.    At last, tho 'hour for retiring
I. ,'| liuving'unived, camp-beds were arranged
|"i;i( nnd nil retired.   We hud lain for several
//���hours; .a number were in  the world  of
j^forgclfulncss,   ns   tii*' shown   by   llieir
l"J ��� i heavy   breathing.      Tlie    wind  moaned
\i  "('���among   the   trees,  and   the  waves  beat
" !j upon the rocks below the cliff.   Just out-
1 side the walls "was hoard a-strange nnd
>l uncai Lilly  jioise, .which   awoke   several
I    Y'��f *,'le campers,'who arose, to see, ifpos-
l\'{ sihle, tlie cause of ."the dis'tuibanco. '-On
'     1,opening the door".a "bumping noise "was
I ���   \ heard a.few rods'away, but as the night'
|{ a'-was    dark    nothing    could v be;--seen.
1 J' After   gazing .into   darline3s   for   some
���" .1  time and seeing nothing,"all again, retired
"   \*to their bcds,*~ivith the-hope" of lio fu'rth-
'. ii or disturbance' for  the night.    InVtliis,
J A however, .they    were ���-disappo'intcd;. for
'   ,>^only a  few  minutes  elapsed  when   the
" *} strange  noise.*��� was" agaift 'heard. ���""Thi*
ilx time it sounded .like one crying for help.'
���'3. The door was again opened, and>a'-.vJate*
���jj? iigme of^a human being vas  seen     II
f disappe.ued as if the eai lh hid opened
��� t  to receive it     Those *nho Vcre awake
1 \"*. and sav, thc sight remembeied the stolic-
' 1  told of the haunted island    These vend
'^���-sounds weie conti mod during the rest of
) 1". the night, and sleep forsoofi? thc-fright
j J�� ened campers.    As soon as daj light ali
J M'concluded to leave the island, which thev
f did, selecting another some distance fiom
Si  tins one, where they pitched their tent
#1  -and finished thoir staj  at Lake Iluron".'
A Japanese View, of Religion.
The   spirit   of   religious   unrest tand
o,, -of    dissatisfaction    vv ith     existing'  re
j$, ligions-* that    undoubtedly-��� prevail"- to
a    large     extent     among     the     moie
'-* intellectual     classes.  in     Jap in     finds
���noteworthy utterance  in  an  article  b>
fj"j Kiichi    Kancko   in   thp    "Meliphysiei.1
��>-��Magazine "  "Wliat is religion 1" he "askb.
���}   -and answers: - *;*        * ' -
i*j       "According   to   the     ancient   philoso
���"   phers,'religion  is  the  worship  of  God
y   -"Ihe object of religion,' siys. Seneca, 'is
to know God and to imitate Hun.'   Even
Among  modern   thinkers,   a   man . like
^ Schleicrniacher held that religion 13   to
,'i worship  God  and  obey  His  commands'
VJ Immanuel Kant, the grett German phil
���osopher, once said, 'Religion consists in
our recognizing all our duties as div ina
... -commands'    Many   other  scholars  con
I,,.cur inHhis opinion.   But it seems to'ine
j,  lliat these are the definitions given to
jj, the religions of the ppst     Such is  the
..���> definition of the lnstoiic lcligions^  It is
^S not the definition of'idcal lehgion, not
rof the religion of tho new age, not of the
Jw religion of the futuie.   It is too narrow
8 and  one sided.    Religion  13 not  merely
)'  ihe worship of God     It is one's sinccie
attitude^ toward  the  umveise  ind  life
.' In this "sense, we maj   call Socialism a
V religion;*__ Positivism   a   religion;   "and
^"���Buddhism ^a religion    If lehgion lsmeie-
ly to worship a God, Buddhism may not
iw be called a religion, because it names no
"god to worship    But no histoucal schol-"
' ar of religion would overlook it.    Bud-
',* dhism is," undoubtedly, a'religion     One
��� of the representative scholars on com-
' parntive religion s.xjs, summing up all
' definitions  of  religion,  that  religion  13
* the worship of higher power in the sense
.  of need    Tins seems to., me much better
V'nnd   a   little   broader.     * Ed ward ' CaircU
' wisely adds to this that a ' man's religion is the expression of his summed-up
' meaning and the  purport  of his whole
' consciousness of things.'   I think-this is
I ias nearly perfect a'definition of religion
j   -"as-modern-philosopher---can -give."-"     **""
It seems a strange thing to Oriental
�� peoples, continues the wntci, that Clms
-tians should think that God  is  rightly
!'' nckiiovvlcdgod'm-ChiisteiHlom  only     Is
it rational, he asks, to suppose that God
'r should exclude the grept lnnjouty of the
r inhabitants of this planet fiom His cire
I nnd love? Mr. Kancko finds it strange,
*���   too, that our peoplo "read the Bible "so
much and always look hick to Jesus"
"Suppose tho Bible wcio destioyed," he
si} s, "would men then lose all faith'in
��� God?"   Ho uiites ftirthei , , r
-'.    "Christiani'ty is *a li ulitional lehgion"
tan lustoiicjeligion, nnd .so is Buddln-m,
lv 60 is Islam. -Let science, examine thoni
��� jniid-'f-uesiiivble destroy them, and let us
; liuild theie the new, the true lehgion of
I   science    The'Bible of the new icligion
V should be science, .but not tii it of  llie
I vjjmpeifcet religious histones of I-.iaelite-.,
k��" ���alindus, or Chinese.   Aslionomy, biologv,
cheinistiy nnd  psycholog.v   aie' the  foui
J gospels of the new icligion.    I do  not
Bay perfect gospels * They nre still imperfect.    We must ���mnkc" them perfect.
The huo gospel of the new religion is
-���the universe itself, < Look up to hen*.en���
'��� how beautifully  the s'nis shine! ,jH<;nr
II thc birds���what sweet tones they sing!
''* See the flowers���-bow, lovjngly they smile
.j along the peaceful sti earn l_  What lur-
Bi*i mony!    What mystery. .Are not these
J >, the real gospels of our mother niituie*
w\.   .    .   The Nirvana of the Buddhist .3
too abstract for the lniioiity of the pio-
���J pie, and the heaven of Clnistians is loo
bf mythological for a scientific mind    M 111-
V, kind does not want Cliiinlianilv, Islam,
nor Buddhism.     Mankind    wants     the
truth, and the tiuth is brought out by
|j-- candid and impartial invcstigition   Man
1  kind  is  destined   to   have  one   icligion,
1  and  oile  universal   truth.    Science  mil
'spicad, slowly but surely, and the sfion-
j*, tifio world conception is leading the way
f' to the religion of truth���the one tiulli
* *the one religion, the one moial end. nnd
j^tho one eternal God who exists forctci."
In Danger's Hour.
���"Being a true account of ono hundred
tnd twenty' minutes ln the life of Gratcm
le Strenuous, by the author of W***,T
rum and Mo," " The Stovepipe of Pa*'"1-.
* To Get and to Hang On To," and Ine
Conceit o�� Omaha."]
It was a mild morning in April,
1010, around ten o'clock, when I, Gaston le Strenuous, ai lived at the
outskirts of the capital of Buri-
tania. I was speculating on my
chances of futuie greatness when S
observed a cloud of dust rapidly approaching. Ncaier and neaior it rolled,
nnd nearer and nearer the thunder of
hoofs resounded. At length a fiery jen-
"��et flashed into view. One glance at the
fair rider's face icvoaled to me Elizabeth
de Sautorne-Mosellc, whose image wns
destined never to fade fiom my heart.
When opposite wheie I stood tho noble
steed fell exhausted. But a few paces
behind in frantic leaps ���*i"'"d tho foim of
a, royal Bengal tiger. H sufliued.but an
instant to dismount,, and the ready
sword of my .incestos-- Hashed in-the
sunlight. The combat was strenuous.
Backward and for waul wc swayed. Finally the tawny boast giaspcd the sword
and wrenched it from my hands, when
with a last despairing ell'ort I seized him
by the throat, and, bending his head
backward, broke his neck.
Scarce had the combat teiminated and
I was resting from my labors when suddenly ns though sprung from the earth
there encircled me a troop of horse
whose badge, the famous two crossed,
sky-blue mackerel rampant, bore sufficient testimony-lo the fact that they
were the minions of him whom men.then
named wilh bated breath as the",'.'pea-
green cardinal."
"Ha! what is this?" exclaimed -the
leader, in whom-I was not at a, loss lo"
perceive thc notoiious rullian, -Charla-
trousse de la Yin Ordinaire. "A violation
^of* the edicts relative to.,the killing.-of
"Bengal tigers!    Surrender.' caititr!"
"Never," I cried, and_the attack began. They weie" fifty-three of tho most
renowned, swoidsmcu in Europe, so il.
took fully ten minutos-hefoio they were
placed hors de combat.
As my dnggci was clicking merrily
against the goiget of the list 1 accidentally x>au-,cd io note the won ied look
which wi*. spie.idmg over Uie fair face
of Mile de Siulcinc Mo->ellc Like a
flash tlie situation pioseuted itself to me
A sinnlaiity 01 featuie, form and hearing revealed that unwittingly I was
about to slav  hei brolhei in law
"S'death," I cued, "joung man, your
������life is spued "
"But not my honor, gadzooks," he answered "I had swoin to take * thee
abve." j , \
"Gramercy for thy "courtesy," and wo
were about to re-engage when thc pleading expression of my loved one's countenance determined me.
"My sword*, l'faith, I will never snr
render," I cried, breaking it across mv
knee -"But, fair youth, I follow you." "
As the iron doors of the royal prison
for inebriates clanged behind, I indeed
felt that all hope^ad departed. Thrust
into a narrow cell'half full of water and
half of air-1 began speculating on the
chances of escape. But one opportunity
presented" itself. Unbuckling my strong
leather belt, I detached the buckle, which
was soon" fashioned into a serviceable
pickaxe. Ten feet of solid granite were
soorrpierce'd,'and before my friend the
warden agam passed on his rounds 1
was swinging hy the'leather*thong over
one hundred feet of sp ice A quick drop
into the moat and I bicathed the air of
freedom    Hut not for long.        --,. , .
Cannon-balls rained around mo'as I
sped up the street. I count it no cowardice that I did not stop to pick up my
hat, which one had knocked off. ' *
, Turninc* into a nariovv street I was
congratulating myself when a noise like
thunder pealed fqrtlf. *��� Huge crack3
opened in the pavement. Tiapped at
last I had unwarily enteied upon .1
section of the city ^wliere a rapid transit
road-was being constructed Suddenly,
after a fi antic effort; to regain my footing, I fell into a yawning cavern that
opened hefoie me. , .. ,_  ,
When I awoke all_,was darkness. The
damp earth encompassad me close ahout,
but by strenuous* exci tions I filially
managed*to wriggle first one, then all
ten toes. And now began a forward
burrowing which was necessarily slow.
One, two, three, four, and five milea
were ^toilsomely, traveled within the
bowels of "the earth. At length a stone
wall-seemed to.bni fuither progress
Wrenching'away a giant bowlder, however, I', fell forward ainto a~damp ^ void
One, glance'around sufficed to1 convinco
me_that I was^in tlie duhgeon df the
palace. Had fbut exchanged-a~Scylla
for a Charybdis?
"And  so you have  a little^ baby at
tt, your house.    Is It a boy or" a gltl"'
It   asked a nelghboi.   "Mamma thinks lt 3
j-Ja hoy, but I believe It'll  turn  out -t
f   girl.    It's  always  crying  about   nothing,"   answered   the** little   boy.���"Tit-
Another Fad.
Not all the pretty summer young
-.-Oman's fad concein her frocks
md frills, says a London paper.
Dn the contrary, the summer
iweethcart ha.s his share of attention,
if ter a certnin fashion, and at present ho
nay consider himself as rcpiesenting a
���cally novel fad born of tins young per-
lon's clever biain:
"What do you think of this as a sur-
orise for Edwaid?'' quel ied tho hand-
lome v oung matron, as she rolled up her
ilcovei displaying a sunburned and intei esting-looking arm, which she
stretched  forth  for  closer   inspection.
"Why, it's a pictuie of Edwaid!" cx-
���laimed the thiee summer gill friends
"lathered about her on thc hotel vcian-
l:ih, and, sure enough, thero on thc
ivife's pietty arm was a Tcmarkably good
noili.ut of her lord nnd master.
"What is it?" "How did you do it?"
md "Will it come off?" weie a few of
the questions which came simultaneously
from the excited trio.
"I got that clever little Japanese artist in town to do it. lie's been woi king
at it ever so long, nnd ha3 it finished
just in time for Edward's birthday.
Won't he be surprised and pleased when
t show it lo him?"
While tho novelty appealed to tho
thieo girl fuends and each was turning
over in her mind the advisability of
copying the fad, it contained ono clement which made them hesitate. Each
in her own heart longed to try tho experiment, if only a proec33 could be
found which would make the picture last
tor a shoiler time than eternity. If
there's one thing which is absolutely, essential to the happiness of the summer
���jul, it is variety���variety in her beaux,
ns well as her bonnets���so it would nev-
ei do to stamp upon hei arm a likeness
which would withstand thc changing
seasons of time and her own heart Why
couldn't a photograph be printed on lhe
flesh in tlie same manner that fancy pillows, screens, and even dainty handkerchiefs aie decorated?
The idea stiuck her as heing immensely clever, and hor cageiness to test its
feasibility took her, the following day,
lo a piominent photographer in thc city.
"I want you to make a photogi apli of
him on my arm," was her st.ntli'ig demand, .is she exhibited to the artist the
li casuied portrait of a handsome man
in uniform. , *
"But, my dear young woman, we don't
do that sort of thing. It's quite impossible," was his mild icply.
"I'm sure it can be done," she pleaded,
"if only you'll try. I do so want to get
ahead of the other gills, and thc idea ii
all my own. I've thought it all out in
my own mind. , You see, I'm something
.of an amateur photographer myself, and
I know ' a little about ' isochroraatie
plates, hypo, and toning solutions. I
feel positive you can do.it for ine."
"Think of what might happen to you.
lror instance, there is the silver bath,,
vv hicli would certainly turn your arm
'juite black; and there���"
"Oh, but you needn't do it that way,"
-he interrupted. "Try some other. Just
s you do those delicate white porcelains and rich ivories. I must have a
pliotogiaph of him on my arm before I
;o back, and I'll give you'as many days
is you like to do it. ��� I've promiaed-my-
���clf this surprise, so please do help me,
won't you?" and . her. voioe and eye3
"pleaded her cause.'
"All light. I'm willing to make the
���xpei iment," was his good-natured reply,
ithough 1 tell you beforehand, the picture will not last moie than three weeks
it tho niost, and it will be' tedious work,
too."     ���     "
"I don't care if it stays on my arm
only twenty-four hours,.just.so'^that I
have it theie long enough to show the
other gills;" and she offered her pretty
arm for the test.    * -
So it came about that a sweetheart, a
bevy of girls, and the whole summer
colony were amazed one day to see this
ingenious young woman wearing a fashionable elbow-sleeved froek, which disclosed to advantage the head and shoulders of her uniformed sweetheart, photographed in the sunburnt arm.
The idea was altogether too novel and
catching .to be-monopolized by one, or
even two, so, in an astonishing time, the
entire colony���that is the young women
members-of it ��� appeared "with photogi aphs transferred to their fair flesh.
While the arm remained the favorite
spot for wealing the unique ornament,
Borne, with tastes a trifle more barbaric,
chose'to* havo the photograph stamped
just above thc heart or high on the
rounded pait of the arm.
tn.odoten ol Poor pmbt��-"Slr" John nod |
tlio len ConiiuH.H.linen."'* ,
N amusing anecdote is told of
a raw country lad who reported at West Point a few years
ago concerning the use o'f tho
word "sir," says the Army and
.. Navy Journal.    When the new
jadets report at tho academy they hrst
visit the adjutant's ollice, where they
deposit their credentials and give information concerning their parents or
guardians and their former careers.
Next they visit the treasurer's office
arid deposit what money they have
with them, and then they go to the
barracks, where they report to the
cadet officer in charge of their instruction. It is here that they roceivo
"���l-eir first taste of military discipline.
Well, this young man passed through
the preliminaries, linally reaching tho
barracks, and after several attempts
to enter the oflice of the austere lieutenant in charge he was asked by
4hat functionary what his name was,
1 "John Smith," answered the lad.
"Suppose you put 'sir' on that!"
���cried the cadet officer, forgetting for
(the moment in his assumed wrath
the equally heinous omission of tho
"Sir John Smith," innocentiy replied
the plebe, and supposed he had obeyed
to the letter his superior's injunction.
For the next few minutes that poor
plebe's life was a burden to him, for
all the cadets about the room at-oncc
'began "crawling*" him for his supposed attempt at facetiousness. Tho
naime "Sir John"- stuck-- to him-
throughout his entire career at the
academy, and even followed him into the army. , ., " ,'
Here is another anecdote: A yearling w'lapped In a sheet, appeared on
the post of a plebe sentinel at night.
"Halt!" shouted the plebe, "Wiie
goes there?"
"Moses and the -Ten - Command-
-oients," came the response.
The poor plebe thought there wan
something irregular, but he remem-
'bered his instructions about never allowing more than one to advance at
a time at night, so he promptly
"Advance, one commandment to be
But soon the sound of voices recalled
me to myself. The speakei could - be
none other than the pea-green cardinal.
. -"For reasons of atate,"( he was saying,*
rit is expedient that King Bardolph'die."
A. click of steel seemed to give answer.
Remembering tho sige advice of my
second cousin ono remov c, nevei to count
Ddds, I plunged nt them A noble fight,
ive had in th.it'gnm old dungeon.��;Thov.
last of the do/en br.wi was but rendering his expning sigh when lights flashed-,
tnd the king eiitcTt-d with Mile de Sau-
tcinc-Moselle on In*,  uni     .        -   -���- ��� ,
"Hi! whit is it nicthiiiks I see?
Treason! "Tako this .is*an eternal cvi-
ience of thy sovcif'ijn's gialiluile,"'nnd
lie -oincd our hands One instant our-
cnlire being singed up withinAis. "My"
love, my queen," I snd; "Gaston; my,"
ting," sho answ ered. * "" " ���  .<,*,y
"And now," sud 0.11 triacious liege, "it!
Doing just twelve o'clock, let us to 'din-"
oei."���H. Gciald Ch.-pin in "Judgc'J-'v :-
Erasing the Evidence.'    - - .'
Deep in the baik'of the old beech-tree
that stood on tho river bmk the young
nan caivcd the initials of her name.
Then he called her attention to th'em.
"But your  initials just  above  mine,"-
-he* said, "look as if they had been eut
theie a year or more ago."
"They were, dehr," lw-^replied.        '    .
"And muie," she continued,' looking at
Ihem a little closer, "seem to have been
A01 Ked Over f 10111 otheis already there." '
"Yes, dear," he replied with noble can-
ior. "I have tit change them every, year.
I'h.it is one of the penalties "of these suni-
ner lesort engagements."        -
The Bowery Omar.
\ paper wid de latest sportin' noos,
i. san'vvich an' a shell uv bcrr, an' youso
".-spiclm' vvid.mc down tei Conej Jsle���
11 dat,ain't hoaven den de angels loser.
"Well, old mm. how are you fcclin'!"
'OiXf sort of .Bandit Tmcjish." "How's
.hnt?" "Somewhat nut down, but still
���bio to b" utr md around."���Chicago
'Record-Hcrnld."   <>   ���*���*"���-;*.,_".-��� rV
^Shouting Isn't Proving-
In the mutter of the -.""-called ,Catarrh
Cures: Others prate and promise; we perform and prove. ���
Dr. Agnew's Catarrhal Powder
is a powder put in tlie nostril, not In the
z-dotxh. It is not a remedy but thc cure,
and the healin** effect-is fait at once. The
breath will come freely, filling-the system
with a new.vieor. ��� Cofda and Catarrh are
relieved, and headache fully cured in ten
Catarrh of twenty years'  standing-
cured in a few days.     . "
Hon. George Taylor, the vrell known-
politician, of Scranton, "Pa., writes :
can truly say was magical. First application cleared my head instantly. I used it
according* to directions, and I have not
had the slightest symptoms since."	
make even a. high liver a Ion{* liver.
For  dullness of the skin, emptionti,
lanjruor   and bowel irregularitic***,
"^ ��� every pill is as good a* a physi-
every pin lsasgooa a�� a pnysi-a^-^Mi
cian, although   they cost only MK-/'
����, ten cents tor forty doses. 18,'^*>J��,1
Sir Augustus Lackc.isli (to tailor)���-My
on tells mo. that you have allowed him
o run- a bill for "three years.    I have,
-licrefore, come :    Tailor���Oh, pray,
"ir Augustus,, there is really no hurry.
>ir Auf-ustus J^ckcash���t "know that,
md therefore I luivc come to tell you
.hat in future I vyi't Io cot my clothes
rom -"to-v too.���'Tit-Bits."
There mas a little cat    "   ,
*. 1
With coat of black and white,  .
And when she saw a rat   ~ i
So great was her delight
She'd leave her cozy mat ,
Wherefire was warm and bright,
To chase the silly rat
And give him such a fright.
Now little boys and girls .
Don't you be naughty rats,   .  %
And wander off alone,
Por cops are bad as cats. ,
��*.,*. fcj. JL-3
A Noiseless King ('riinc. ''
The small rubber rings that aro
used in every household with which to
eeal preserve jars may be made 'the
means of much amusement when a
'lively game is desired for the amusement of friends. First 'obtain a
smooth head of a flour or sugar barrel, and see that the pieces are all fastened together, forming a circular
board, or any smooth board about a
square foot in size will serve the purpose. - -   '       ' '��� "
Procure ten coat hooks of medium
size and secure them into the board,
and mark above* each hook its number, ranging from No. 1 to No. 10. A
iiole may be madejn the upper end
of the board, or a screw eye Inserted
*by which to hang it upon a nail in thf
-wall. --
* No. 10 Is eort of a "bullseye," and
each player having three ot the rub-
���ber rings," takes turns in throwing
_lthem_frpm a position about ten feet
away, endeavoring to "hook" as -many
on the board as possiblev A score ia
feept of the points gained liy each player, the one first getting-100 points being the winner. However, exactly 100
points must be made. . For Instance,
if a player'has 99 ho has to work for
"Hook No. 1," as any other hook
,would carry him over the mark. This
difficulty adds to the interest of th?
An advantage of thc game Is that
'���no noise is made nor damage done by
the rings, and it may bo improvisaed
iby any boy""or girl. *
DrlvcK n Team of I'uks. .
-*0Arthur Lane, a boy,of fifteen yoara,
���who lives In Auburn Park, 111., has two
pug dogs which he    has    broken    to
W-l'H-l*'-H-*-M-i-i-*-i-*-l 1111 I'I 1 t*H inn
*-t-��   trnttt...
���"I    ���*���*������ "I*"I*,I*"I*,I",I'"1"1
'drive double to a small sulky cart.
The cart and the harness are all
home-made, and the breaking of tha
dogs was all of. the boy's own doing."
A' nalnly I.nnclieoii Dirt,'
"Fiesh,-crisp rolls may be prepared
daintily for luncheon by cutting thorn,
4n two lengthwise, taking dnt the soft
interior and filling them with miitures
of various kinds. Hard-boiled eggs,,
chopped and seasoned with Just
j-nough French dressing to. soften
them, are good for the purpose. Another suggestion calls for chopped
npplea and nuts, w' li a little maj m-
nais-e. James and preserves may bo
wed similarly. A como'nation of jtm
ivit.1 -soft* cream cheese Is liked by]
a-aany person's.
Are Matches Made In Heaven?
None but a blasphemer dares accuse
Hen yen of having made all the matrimonial matches, remarks an exchange.
Kesponsibihty for the great number
of mismated couples lies below,
and not above, Heaven is no such
bungler as the old saw would make
out. Neither is it a fact, as thc
romantic superstition has it, that
tme lovers wero made to measure for each other, the plans having
existed from all eternity, and that somewhere in this wide, wide world tliere b
a predestined nihility for each mau and
woman. Tlio man who waits until
Hc.ivon and predestination shall have
brought his allinity tb linn will lie mori
than likely to find her man ied to a
moro cntci prising fellow than he, and
owning half a dozen children. In tlie
seaich for one's affinity it is necessary
to do somo hustling, for competition i3
sometimes severe, a (Unities will become
impatient, and if one meets his allinity
too late, and still pros-.es his claim,
'nothing but scandal can come of it.
Propinquity nnd mammas have a gooc
deal 111010 to do with matrimonia.
matchmaking than Heaven or prcdes
filiation. Given tlio caso of a, purlieu
larly attractive girl for whom Heaven
has appointed an. allinity in distant
lands, but who is being "fushed" -rathei
linrd hy an active, attentive fellow will'
serious intentions and money to back
them up; whose chances would tho betting odds favor, those of the man on
lhe ground or thoso of tho far-away
affinity? In tho absence of rivals any
intelligent and decent man of the woi Id
can make any woman of his own class
love him, if he sets out to do it, and
has opportunity to talk to hex alone
If there 13 competition, ofr course, each
man takes tha-'chances of. the g.mii!
Vice versa, no doubt, .1 woman can di
thc samo with any man. - r .
Love is a sublime emotion only when
it is not ridiculous. Wiilcis on the
subject and authors of novels in English are inclined to take too romantic
and sentimental a view of love. The
majority of lovo affair-; in English literature aro thoioughly foolish, and if the
stories woro continued beyond the wedding daj' they would ho snd narrative^
of disillusionment, infelicity, and antipathy. The Romeo-and-Juliet sort of
love and all fust-sight or sudden passions can end in nothing but coldnes'*
and bitteiness if thoy are given loin
Thackeray was the English wriler wlio
came nearest to setting out a sane idea
of love. He was worldly wise and knew
human nature, and the happy lovo affairs in his books are eminently directed
by common sense. Dickens, too, wa<*
human and observant, but as he was-
less cynical, he was less sound than
Thackeray in his treatment of love
Modern French wi iters go to the ex
treme of cynicism, and therefore pain!
a sort of love which is mere dirt, and it
as . false in, ita naturalism as Victor
Hugo's sort was false"in iti romanticism. Tlie love of ilarius and Cosette
in "Les Miserable-;" i-i ullerlv, sillv*. .nn
could end in nothing but sorrow for thc
, two young fools.
Sanity and common sense should have
play in lovo as in other affairs. Why
not? Lasting love must be founded on
reason. A man and woman, befure
falling into each other's arm*-, ought to
know each other well, to have been
much ^together, ^o have considered the
hcaltli1, * th'e "physique, the. "temper, "and
the" mental character of both. Their
love, during 1 it. long; life toojetlip'' y*il
have many Bliocks to stand, and it behooves it to be" robust and firmly rooted.
Before marriage a girl ought "to learn
from her mother and from; wise married womenc just what she may o\-
pect and may not expect, and a'man.
before the wedding, ought to take
counsel on the same point from"married
men. Too much reading of roimnlie
literature, coupled'with maiden ignorance of human nature,Ms likely to give
a girl expectations impossible to realize.
Parents ousjlit to look after thoii
sons and dnu-"htors',,and guard them, a'
much ai possible, from lhat sort of love
wliich. the Lntin poet called a sort of
madness. To love "rightly one should
have an old head and a young heart.
Unhappily, mad young love will have
its wny. in spite of law 01 n-'ont- A-
tho Eastern proverb says: "When man
and woman are agreed, what can Uie
cadi do?"
But it must-be a bitter, bitter thing
for a husband and wife to one day look
into'ench-ollicr's-faccs-aiul-confoss that-
thev have made a mistnke, and that
lheir love, which thev had fancied deep,
ns .the sea, was only the foam that
pnsscth���and has passed.
A Granton Man is now Able to Make this Answer.
Enquiring Friends did not always
get such a Cheery Reply been use for many years Mr. Fltat-
cher suffered from Lumbago.
Granton, Onl., Oct. 13.���(Special).
���Mr John Fletcher, a well-known
farmer of this place, who" suftered for
a long time, with Lumbago and Kidney Tiouble, has dt last found a
Now, when, his friends inquire as to
lu& health, he chcculy tells them that
he is well, something which he has
not been able -to do for a long time,
till quite recently.
Mr. Fletcher tells the story of his
illness and how he was cured, as follows.
"I was troubled for a long time
with Lumbago and Kidney Trouble.
My unne was of a. very red color.
1 tried many medicines hut could get
nothing to''help me.
"I consulted thc bc��t medical doctors in Granton and St...Mary's, but
they could do nothing for me.
''At last one day a druggist -.in
Gtanlon suggested Dodd's Kidney
Pills as a cure for my Lumbago. I
purchased a box and began to" take
them right away. Thc first box helped "me and I_ kept on till at last I
was completely cured.
"I am now" as well as ever I "was
and have' not any trace of Lumbago
about me." I am - periectly sound ��� and
I thank Dodd's Kidney Pills for. it.
"I recommend them to all my
friends, and as for myself I never
intend that my house shall be without them, for I believe them to' be
thc greatest medicine in the world."
Mr. Fletcher is a man who means
every word he'says and is prepared
to substantiate the truth of every
statement luade above.
There seems to be no case of Lumbago j Backache, Kidney Trouble or
Rheumatism, that Dodd's Kidney
Pills will not cure.
Handy Knowledge.
Miss Elcphnnt (ns the spies a mouse)
���Oh! Goodness me! How forliinals it
is that I learned this trick I .   .
Stereotyped Phrase.
Many of our slock expressions, like
'rather late," do not menu anything if
one takes their moaning literally. A little dialogue from the Washington "Stnr"
is a case in point: "Did nny of the 111-
nabitants escape with his life?" cnquiied
the man who wanl3 harrowing detail-,.
'I didn't stop to n-iceilaiii," ansvveicd
the man who is harrowingly exact. "It
���truck ine thai it anybody escaped vvilh-
sut his life theie vv .isn't much usu in iiis
���scaping, anyhow."
." "When a woman comes into a street
car where you aro the lone occupant,"
said the Cynic,' "gather up your pack-
li'r'ct nud be on Uie I'leit. 101 you iu'vi"*
can figure on what a woman will do."
* 'A certain Brooklyn kindergarten contains during the schooL term many
bright little folks, and their answers'to
questions are often very amusing. On
a morning not long ago "tho head teacher
was giving a talk on physiology, and
asked:"       .  -
"Who can tell me'(vvhat a nerve is?"
"I know," said one little tot.
"Well, what is' iti" "   ' ���
"It's what- mnkes the tooth hurt
when you have the toothache."
��� This created a laugh, .ind a number ot
other answers followed, when a little
gill, who is usually depended upon to
give a reply to almost every question,
raised her pointed linger and said:
"I  know  the answer,, teacher;  1  can
tell you.'' . ���        . '
"You  may  answer,  Emily," said  the
teacher.   "What is a nerve?"" ,
"When anyone, H tod fresh my mam-
ma'says, 'Oh, what a'nerrt !' " ,J
The-lessoh ended-after a desperate effort to restore order.���Brooklyn   Eagle.
*OVo*-4ie�� D.in't Know Kx-icMv VHJ^i l**.***-.    -
*"a.tionH�� Is I mlft.
"Say, Toggles," said Mr. Wo-jslc"*-
"Joggle6 tells m�� you re (joing to rua
down to the city tomorrow. Will 50a.
have time to drop Into V. heels &. 1'Lu-
ions's and get my watch for me? 1 .t.l
it ihere to be fixed the la-t ume 1 v-*- ,
"Sure, old man," agreed Mr. Tc^'xt
"Well, here's the mor.ry to pay f-:
lt, and I'll be ev��rlastu:j!y ohixzei."
said Mr. Woggles. -
"Oh, that's all right; glad to acco*r.*
tnodate," responded Mr, Toggles.
"Say, Toggles," asked Mr. V.'og*-lc3, a
couple of weeks later, "ri.dn't you gc;
my watch down in the 0,:/ for ir.s?"
"Sure, old man," rep.iod Mr. 'i'o,~-
"Well, where Ib It?" as'.-d Mr. V.'d^-
"Why, the fact is,"   c- plslned    Mr.
Toggles, elaborately, "I rii.i into a pretty gay gang down thert, went biof..>
and had to pawn it."-
"My watch!" caeped Mr. Wostls"..,
"Sure," certified Mr. Toggles.    ""'���.*.'.'
It was for only $15, and I'll ssn:! thc
ticket around to you in the morning "
"But it was my watch," iusicted Mr.
Woggles, pathetically.
"Of course,"  assented  Mr.  Toggle-:. .
"Say, you didn't suppose I'd pawn mia<
with yours in my pocket, did you?"
"But how about the fifteen dollars?"
queried Mr. Wogrles, with a pn��le-J ,
frown.   "Why should I pay that?"
"Why, you don't mean to say you'd"
sacrifice a hundred and   fifty    doliar
watch for fifteen   dollars,   do   you?"   -
cried Mr. Toggles, lifting his eyebrow.*-
In surprise. . ...
"But���but it seeme to me you ought"
to  pay "'that,*'  asserted  Mr., Woggler,
with a perplexed hesitancy.
- "Why should I?" demanded Mr. Tc;*r���
fries, bjickly.    "It's ycur watch, isn>*
it?"      :
"Ye-es," acknowledged Mr. WogSie:v
doubtfully.  -"Ye-es, I   suppose   it   ia
but���er���oh, confound vou!"
""Now. see here, Woggles,",said Mr.
Toggles, decisively, "ycu ciain-*-d yc**\l*
be obliged  if I  got'jc"r darned  ohl   *
watch for you, and I went to a let ol
trouble to do it, but If I'd known yo'*--
were going to lose jour terore" **~-d
kick up all this fuss about it I'd nevp:
bave consented to accominoC--ta yo*-* !-"���-
the world.   The next .time you want a
favor done you go to somebody e.sa,"
and Mr. Toggles'-fralked   eft   v. 1th    a.-,
highly indignant (-wing., *���
Mr. Woggles hi* hired a lawyer tfr-
Cnd out exactly what obligation he ia.
under.   ���.        '    . -  -  ."* "���-������.-."'" -
Miss - Mdi-lchant!-���I suppose you've
heard of my engagement to Mr. Jenks ?
Miss Ascott���Yes, arid I confess I was
surprised. --'You told mo once that yot
wouldn't marry him for a million dollars. ..       ,..,.,-
Miss Mainchantz���I know, dear, but I
discovered' later that he had two mil-'
lions.���Philadelphia Press. "���
Mrs. Chugvvatcr���So that's the photogi aph you had taken the other day, is it*
I'd like lo know, why you can't look as
pleasant as that when you are around
the house.
Mr. Chugvvatcr���Well, it may be that
tho photographer ti ies to bring out my,
pleasant expicssion and you don't.���CI11-'
cago  Tribune.
Mr'). Startuppc���Ah, professor I      And
how   is  my  dauglitei   getting   on   with
her music ?     Do you think she will ever
""beco'me"a-""great-singcr ?���~���'r-���" --
Professor���Madam, it is very hard to
"say. '
, .Mrs. S.���But sui ely she possesses some
of-the qualifications ?
Profesboi���Aeh ! Yah, madam ; she
luf a mouth.���Tit-Bits.
-+++T .   	
Choliy���Doctor, 1 want something for
my. head. ,  .J -
Dr. Gruffly���My dear, fellow, 1"
wouldn't tako it for a'gift.���Judge.
The Misery of Catarrh.
' It makes rt man ridiculous, it makes
him an ortenbiv-c nuiiance and it makea
him dnnK��Tous!y nick.
Catarrh it not a luxury or a necessity.
It Ib pretty suro to brlu*; on consumption, pueumdnix.'or at least, bronchitis.   You cannot afford either.
You can afford the cure for it. A
cheap cure thnt has never failed. It is
Dr. A(rnew'�� Catarrhal Powder. '
' It relievos a cold or catarrh, or cures
a headache in ten minutes-, it"entirely
heals up the catarrh-wasted surfaces. *
No other remedy can couat noses
with us���cured rioses.
 *  ���-y
C. E. Zimmerman, of the staff of the
Roanoke World" states:    . , .    -
"Dr. Ajrnew'5 Catarrh Cure is the
only remedy that liis cv'er ""K-en Ai
any permanent relief, aft**"* sufforinc-
moro than fifteen years from Catarrh. '
The T.a*ry.r Cave  Ifcr irp. -._
It is not an ordinary  lawyer wher
���an overcome a w*e*man's,reluctance to..   .
tell her age. - Hore' is one of" the manyi
failures'In that line of effoit: v"��*. *-   ������
'"And  what la your age,  madam :'"
was tho attorney'* question.  _ T'.J "..*.   .-
- "My own," she answered promptly..
"I understand that, madam, but hovr; -
old are you?"
_"I am not old, sir,", with  indlgna*--,-*
.tion. ~'---W--
"I beg your portion, madam. "I mca-*t
tow'many years have you passed?"
"None; the years have passed me." -.
"Hofl-r  many  of  them  have   passed....
"All.   I never heard-of th2m stop���-
-Mug.:'   '���  ^ ..'"!>-.
- "Madam, you must answer my qucs--*-'
tion.    I want to know your age." "' **
"I don't know that the aciuaintanc-ov.^.
i*3 desired by th�� other sido."
"I.don't s*^5 "fby you insist upon, rc*-.-
# fusing -to answer-my quoiiion-'���eaiil.->-.
th> attorney, cpaxingly,   "I   a-ja  suro -
I would tell ho'-*--, old I^was'.ii'i.'werg:.,--
isked,-" "3-"*-;- '
"But   nobody   would   ask   you,   tot
everybody knows you aro old cnocB.x >    -
to know better than t6 bo asMus a.-.���;
woman her age, so there."
And the attorney passed on't'o tho*.-"
next question.���From an Exchange-
****��**����i**i*��*->**�� e-*v
# -* WEEP.       "���     ,    -" I-'--:,
e       "Why do you Weep? I saitl, .. " ,��
,       For tears were in tier eyes. ��.
��� , She looked up timidly��� ,  ,,
# Quite taken by surprise ,_, ' "
# When, through her falling tear**,.   ^   _
# A tender smile rcv.-aling, a^
9    She simply pointed to                 '       ,2"
a       The onions ehe was pealing" ��,.
1,*l ^
1 , ....  *    i.^
��� "Not tbe Bui Viol ll:ui*�� I.inlt.
A capital story relating to good old:'
times ie still told in the Fen district ot.
the eastern counties. As 13 -.veil kno��--r*-..
by many, and even now remembere-iy
by, some, a bass viol was often procured to help tlie cho're in pairiEh.
churches. . * *    ,   .
Ono lovely Sunday morning In ther-'.'
summer, while the ;-*irso:i was droning out his drowsy discourse, andl-iao**-.
about readied ihe -n'.duic, a big dcIIc-
managed to escape from  his pasture*
and   tnnrched   majc'-t-.c.iily   down   the*'
road, bellowing defianti.v  as he aune_
The parson, who **.a.-, soMewhat deaf.   -
heard the bull bello.v, but, mistaking,
the origin of tho soiuiid, gravely glanced
lo.vvard iho Ringers' s-.c-.t3, and sald^iir    ,
-tones of reproof:
, -'I would thank the musicians no**;.
to tune up during srr.lcj time���itan���.-
noys me very much."
A.s may well be Imagined; tho choicr
looked greatly surprised, but saldnoth-V
Very coon, however, tho bsllI-j-srarA-j.
bull gave nnother bellow, and then th-*r,i
aggrieved parson became justly ia*Ue��- '
*   f
nerves and fills every ether o'r*;an with W*-
life. Cured tho-a-��cifs; will cure you ���Yyc-
.Ton**1ion I'npa. r
The correct answer to the chmss&fr*
Kitty's mother had found ln tbe J imp**.
nlle magazine was "Henty," and ��t ���**���***������;
charade was an easy ono it **raa fttt^ir.,
pounded to the youngster.
"See If you eai guc<,s what tW�� **--���, ,.
dear: - "
" 'A motherly fowl   and   a   KlaC  trif*
Makes a name the boys all knoWL IV
think.' "
"I know what the motherly fowl ta.** ���
replied Kitty.   "Thalu 'hen.' "
"Right." said her mother.   "Naw tim.
'kind of drink.'" '     ������   "
Kitty went into a brown study.
"Soda?    No, there isn't   any    sucTl.
name as 'Hcnaoda.'   Hcnchoo���no.that,
v.oii't do.    Hencocca,   henmillr,,    hen.
wine "
'.'What   Is   it   papa's   so   fonts oCI**-*
���prompted the maternal parent.
"Oh,   I    knowl"   exclalBj-jt   Kltly.
"Rye! H^a-^^Henir.l^^p-i
%    Tribune. TAYLOR   BROS.   &   GEORGE,  Watch for ...  OUR  CHRISTMAS  ANNOUNOEMEMT  Next Issue: :  TAYLOR BROS. & GEORGE  BEAUTIFUL  'Xmas  Cards  CALENDARS       BOOKLETS  Something Entirely New  SOLD ONLY BY  Caaada Drug &Bdok Co  BORN.  Lewis���������On Th-it-.rl.iy.-Dec. 4lh, to Mi.  and Mrs. F. B. Lewis, a Min.  Holten���������On Friday, Dec. 5th, to Mr.  and Mrs. C. Holten, a son.    c  Died  McFall���������At. Revelstoke.- B. C, on  Saturday, Dec. 6th, 1002, Daniel  McFall, of Curran, Ontario, nged  29 years.  Aman���������On Monday. Dec. Sth, tha  infant son of Mr. and Mrs. C. 3.  Aman, aged 6 months.  NOTES OF NEWS  E. McAdam came up frnin Goldfields  on .Saturday and reports business good  in I he new gold camp.  Taa inrvit son of M���������*. iin.l Mrs.  Chas. J. Arnau died on Monday  morning and was buried' during  the afternoon. Tlie bereaved parents  have the sympathy of the entire  community in their sad affliction.  ....  ���������C. B. Hume & Co.. are closing out,  the balance of their Men's $1 SO colore-!  shirts in soft -and starched fronta for  $1 each.  Engineer McKechnie. of the s. ������.  Kootenay. and Mrs. McKechnie cunit*  up from Arrowhead Monday eveniiiK*  Mrs. McKechnie left tbe follovvii-t-r  morning for tbe east where ehe wilt  spend the winter with relatives.  ���������If you are looking for 6omethinp  suitable as a Chiiatmas 'present it will  pay you to see the Ladi-its' Fine Dies*.  Skirts and Silk Shirt Waists shown by  O. B. Hume & Co.  J. A. McKenzie, one of the original  owners ofthe famous Camborne group  at Goldfields. was in town on Monday,  and returned to Conaaptix ��������� Tuesday  morning. Mr. McKenzia leaves today \ supplies  for Rush Lake, Minn., where he will  spend the winter.  Hon. Mr. Prefontaine was elected by  over 1000 . majority for Maisonneiive,  Quebec.  ���������Just received u. very tine shipment of  eating Raisins. Figs and Dates, at C.  B. Hume & Co's.  The Dupont block. New Westminster,  was burned yesterday. Five firms lost  all their stock. $72 000 went up in  smoke. t-  ���������A useful Christmas present is a  piece of furniture, a splendid range at  R. Howson's.  R. F, Perry, of .Goldfields.' who has  bean in town for a couple of days or.  company's business, leaves for home  tomorrow, morning.  ���������A lot of fancy Christmas' Picture**,  frjm loc. up. Call early for iirst choice  at R. Howson'a.  .The Revelstoke Furniture Co. intend  making their show room 15 feet longe*,-.  as it is at present loo small for their  requirements.  ,  ���������The Revelstoke Furniture Co. propose bringing ii proper hearse into the  cily, also n,   full   line   of   undertake! t-  ���������Bews   has  fresh   Buttercups at 40-.*.  per lb.  A regular train service between  Strathcona and Edmonton over the  spur line commenced on Saturday liikt.  ���������Buy a Souvenir Cup and Saucer at  Bews' before they nre all gone.  Fred Fraser, gold commissioner, antl  Geo. S. MeCarter were in Goldfields  last Saturday.  ���������Do   you   want  something thnt will  please the childien in Toys or Fancy  Goods, if  so  you   will, find it at C. B.  ~~JIun*e &" Co'e.      =i���������"   =    =    =      ~~  Tbe town is busy with Christmas  preparations nnd already many business houses have handsome displays of  holiday goods opened up.  ��������� Bews carries the largest und best  ftrsortruent of Souvenirs in the city.  Mr. and Mrs. Robert Laughton and  daughter, have returned from a two  yeans stay in the old country, and nie  lh* guects of Mr. and Mrs. Longhead.  ���������Cook Stove for sale.���������For piice ami  pai titulars apply at the Heiiali*  office.  . C. P. R. train No. 2.>on Satutiliiy  morning jumped the truck at Belmont  near Truro. N. S. Engineer Stint  Trider aud four passengers were  killed.  ���������Some verv pretty view Xiiitu card-'  and calendars on show|at_thu Citnndn  Drug k Book Co.  ���������O. B. Hume & Co.'s prices on Boys  two and three piece, suits discount  anything they have ever offered.  Robert McPherson, employed on a  C. P. R. bridge crew at Illecillewaet.  was brought to the hospital here on  Thursday last, having had bis toes  crushed by a tie falling on them.  ���������Cups and Saucers, very   dainty   and  ' newest patterns always.to be seen   on  i-helves of the Canada Drug k  Book  Co.  Supt. Marpole. Supt. Kilpatrick nnd  A. F. Rattenbury, O. P. R. architect.,  Went east Monday morning to Glacier  and Laggan to inspect tbe work on the  ���������dditioDS being made to the Company's  boteln at these points.  ���������Get your toys early and have them  put aside for you, there are thousands  now opened up at tbe Canada Drug Ac  Book Co.  ���������If yonr are looking for something  new and up to date and also to be able  to send through the mail look over the  stock of the Canada Drug & Book Co.  they will have a great, variety this  year.  Engineer John Simmons left Saturday morning for Nelson where he will  take the passenger run to Slocun Lake.  Mr. Simmons is one of the best known  and most popular railway men in the  west. Mrs. Simmons aud family will  reside here for the present.  XV. Short, was elected Mayor of  Edmonton for a second term by  uci'lumiition;���������Under���������Mayor���������Short'-i  regime Edmonton has undertaken the  builJing of an extensive waterworks  plant, purchased an electric light  plant, and is arranging' for railway  connections.  Ex-governor Ross of the Tukon was  elected to the House of Commons by a  majority of 600. over J. A- Clarke the  independent candidate.  ���������Don't forget, we carry a nice line of  smoked fish. Including Kippered, Herring. S.tlmon and Halibut, at C. B.  Hume k Co's.  Bews'  HAS IN STOCK  Confectionery  MMnuUi-tnrrit hy  f Hurry Wchti, Toronto  { A. J. Stewart. Toronto  VMeCormick, Loudon.  Maracalbo ChOCOlatOB���������bulk or boxes  Maroalbo Chocolate I'Mtiita���������  40o per Ok  Webb's   Fruit 3SC, 500, SI, ������1.*0  "        Chocolates  "        Marshmallowi  Peanut  Walnut  Coco.inu*.  Taffy  3So peris  Fresh Butter Cups /, .40c per II-  Gold Nugget* ���������.- .... .30c per Ib  Maple Pudding .'. .40c per Ib  and many other lines.  ALSO-  Large Lino nf Hnuveuir Cup" anrl Snareri  hearing view of Ilovelfltoke.  Ll-nof-n'ii China, nnd many other pieriein of  China.  ALfiO-  Prayer llooti", Ilyron Boobs, etc.  'Xman Card- ln ahunilanre.  Girl*' and Boya' Own AnuuaU.  Nut-day at Hone.  Lolmiro Hour.  Chatter Box, etc. :  WALTER BEWS Phm. B  DrunRUt and KUtloner.  ���������jp-jHCoasr-EJ  4a  New Btand Next to tho Hume Block.  M. J. . Donovan, C P. B. agent at  Arrowhead, and Mrs. Donovan left on  No. 2 this morning on a trip to eastern  Canada.    J. Burnbam is relieving.  ���������If you are looking for quality, call  on us for you cooking Figs. Raisins.  Currants and candied Peels, at C. B.  Hume k Co's.  ���������Do-not-miss-the- at traction���������of-^-the-  Coronation coupled with Edison's  moving pictures of the eiuption of  Mount Pelee on Monday night at the  Opera House.  Gavin Spence and Flora MacDonald,  of Edenburgh, Scotland, the great  Scottish entertainers will be here on  January 15lh next, under the auspices  of the St. Andrew's Society.  The entertainment by the Empire  Coronation Co., advertised to lie given  in the Open*. House on Monday night  embraces subjects full of interest. Tbe  show is highly spoken ol by tbe  eusicrn press and should draw it lnrge  house here.  The children of the English Church  Sunday scliool nre luisy lehenrsing a  very interesting and quaint drama  entitled "Timothy Tackhnmmei'sToy  Shop."tn he presented nt their Christ"  nnj-i'Tree eiiu-rliiiiinient, piit-iiculiir-i of  which will be nnnotiiii'*d laleron.  On Thui'iiiliiy evening lust Mrs.  Hanbury gnve an enjoyable dance at  the C. P. K. restaurnnt. About twenty  couples were present nnd diincing was  kf-pt up with unabated vigor until  early Friday morning. Refreshments  were served at midnight and a first  class time was spent  by those present.  Dan McFall, who was employed at  the Fred Robinson Lumber Company'*  shingle mill at Wigwam as hlsckHinilh.  nnd who had been laid up lor some  tii-se past with typhoid .fever, died at  the hospital here on Saturday lunl.  Decease*, hailed from Curran, Ontv  and was only 20 yenis of age. The  reinitin** were Interred in the cemetery  on Tuesday afternoon.  ���������������>  Situation Wanted,  Experienced cook wants job for lha  wintercooking in lumber camp. Apply  at once to.  W. F. Walsh,  Reginn.  Fiesh Candies at Manning's.  There are   seven ' 'patients   in   the  hospital al present.'  ���������Lemons und Confectionery at Man*  ning's. :  R. Howson left on Tuesday morning  for New York   ���������"What is home without a Singer, H.  Manning, agent. -   "  J. G. McCallum has purchased the  Revelstoke Dairy from C..II. Lawrence.  ���������Christmas Confectionery at Manning's, McKenzie avenue.  R. F. ��������� Perry nnd daughter of Gold-  fields are in the city for a few days.  ���������Misses and children's imitation Grey  Lamb Gauntlets Cob. at lteid & Youngs.  Mrs. Cuthbertson and son, of Gold-  fields are in.town for^-i couple of days'  visit. " '"  ���������A sensible..Christmas.box���������a,Singer  Sewing Machine, H.  Manning/agent.  James Taylor, -of. the Arrowhead  sawmills 'left, on Monday iiiornihg for  the east.  ���������A bargain chance to provide a new  trunk for your 'Xmas trip, ac Reid &  Young's.  John Sanderson spent a week in the  Okanagan returning to town last  Sunday.  ���������Lost, a bunch of keys, finder will  please leave them at the Herald  office and receive a reward.  John Kernaghan returned yesterday  morning from a business visit to  "Vancouver.  ���������Special values in Ladies' furs. How  about the fur needs of the children?  See the bargains at Reid k Young's.  Mr. and Mrs. H. Manning and family  leave shortly on a trip to Buffalo and  other eastern points^     ,~  ���������Another shipment   to hand at Reid  &  Young's   of  Silk   Waists,   Pre.   h  Flannel Wais.cs, Diet-sing Jackets, '1...  Gowns,   Wi uppers,   etc.     Buy   no  don't wait and ta'-.e what is left.  Mr. Caesar, the. well known Big Bend  p'a'eer miner, who now makes his  homo in the Okanagan country, le t  last Saturday for the Old Count-y  v*-here he will spend the winter.  Tho Revelsuoke Lumber Co. have  closed down their mill for the sens'-n.  During the winter extensive improvements will be undertaken and tlie  erection of buildings, etc., necessary  for the large output of next year.  Mr. Tapping is circulating a petition  to the government to amend the  Municipal Act and allow t.he wives of  all voters iu the municipality the right  to cast a vole at all municipnl elections. Mr. Tapping first circulated the  petition on Feb. 20lh of this year.  Miss Maud Hughes, aged 23; Miss  Gertrude Hayner, aged about 10. anil  Hurry Brady, ag������-d 20, all belonging to  Giimsby, were killed on thc public  crossing at Grimsby station Sunday  night by the Toronto express trait*.  The young people were on tho way  home from church.  The east-hound Canadian Pacific  express was wrecked early on Saturday  morning at Caron station near Moose  Jaw, and the track blocked for ten  hours. A cow on the track derailed  the train, and the engine and three  cars were detailed. Fireman JanieB  Armstrong was instantly killed, and  engineer McLeod injured.  A successful social was held on  Tuesday evening at tbe MethodUt  Parsonage tinder the auspices of the  L-tdies Aid. The chief amusement of  the evening was a contest in which the  five-senses, sight, taste, smell, touch,  and hearing of those present were  tested, prizes being awarded to those  who showed the greatest acuteness.  There was a large attendance of young  people and a pleasant time was spent  by all.  .... Built to Order Garments  .... For Ladies and Gentlemen  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 moulding. On this depends the fit and  shape of the garment and the permanence of that shape.  OUR COATS  Will not develop those  unsightly draws and  wrinkles all along the  shoulders and down the  front which so beautifully  and unmistakably- adorn  all the ready-made store  clothes you can buy at  one half the tailor's price.  $15 to $35  Suits  Suit   from   Dress   Suits AC a.A     rn  we are offering at...   -WI  Ml     ������H*  Troiinern, all the  nay  from    OvercoaU and Rain- -ME m.2.  mi  proof coats  $10 IO $-30  Ladles'Tailor-made *f A *rA    7-i  4 to 12      Ks5SJfc:: 6 to 25  Ladles' Ttalnuroof Coatss  114 to ":(.'>  "We Carry the Largest Stock"  British Columbia.  J. B. Cressman, Art Tailor  Hospital Acknowledgments.  Nurse McKinnon be--s to acknowled-re  vvith thanks the following .donations  to the hospital:  Mrs. Ciirruthprs.-hahy t-lothes.  Miss Powers, fruit and niagaziueB.  Mrs. Btirrid'-f, niiiguzines.  G. S. Fiindt, magazines.  Mrs. Wilkes, mince meat and.fruit.  Mis'. Leveqne, plants. "   "       ~  T. Kilpatrick and W. B. Pool have  donatpd.tn-the hospital, a hiwidsonrie  invalid's wheel chair, with adjust aide  foot and limb supporter;  Opera House  Monday Next, Dec 15  The Empire Coronation Co.  will present the Coronation of  King Edward VII.  The gorgeous Military Parades and Aflaemblage  of Troops from all parts of the Kinpiro.  ��������� Thc ceremony in Westminster Abbey.  The Terrors of the Volcano.  The Tropic Iieauty of the Island of Martinique  before.the eruption ol Mount Pelee and the City  of St. Pierre after its destruction, shewn by  Kdison's latest Aniinatograph with Electricity.   -  The most magninceut spectacle of modern  times.  Popular Prices   50c. and  25c  Land Registry Act.  Lots 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, in Block 4.8, in  Town of Revelstoke, B. C,  Map 636 B.    -  The r-pjrular fortnightly meeting of  the Quadrille Club takes pluce in the  Selkirk Hall tomorrow night.  The hospital ball, under the auspices  of the Ladies Aid Society, will be held  on the evening of January 23rd next.  . R. W. Northey, editor of the Camborne Miner, and Mrs. Northey spent  ������ couple of dnys in the city this week.  John Saunderson has purchased the  property opposite the Victoria Hotel  on Front Street from  P. It. Peterson]"  XX', Hood, uf Sandon, arri/ed in the  city on Saturday and is employed by  Contractor Kernaghan on the drill  hall.  The - bachelors are giving an At  Home' to their lady friends on Wednesday evening next in the Opera  House.  ���������We have an exceedingly tasteful  assortment of Belts and Chatelaine  Bags and all the artistic etceteras for  Xmas presents���������Reid k Young.  Mrs. W. R. Reid left Ia.it-week for  Itedlands, Cul., where she.Will spend a  couple of months for the benefit of her  health. *     -  ���������A nice line" of handkerch'ef case*!,  something new for Xnws presents at  lteid k Young's. Our stock of Xmas  handkerchiefs is now complete.  The raffle for tho silk quilt by tho  Ladies Auxiliary of ihe Ti. of K, T. will  take place in Selkirk Hall on Friday  evening December 19th, at 8 o'clock.  The Revelstoke Rink Co. are busy  making ice in the rink and should the  cold weather continue, expacb it to be  in shape for both skating and curling  by Saturday.  thereto be made to me In writing by a pemon  elnlmiug an estate or Interest therein or iu  any port thereof.  H. F. MACLEOD,"  District Registrar.  Land   Registry  Office,   Nelson,  B.   C��������� 17tli  November, 19W.  Permit us to draw your  attention to the wisdom of  presenting your family with  Choice Lot  AS A CHRISTMAS PRESENT  Thc 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  thu first payment.  REAL  ESTATE  Is thc basis' of all wealth,  and vou can now lay the  foundation of your own  prosperity while making  someone else happy.  Call and investigate, *��������� we  havo other things to tell  you on tho subject of How  to Own a House of your  Own.    ������������������  LEWIS BROS, Real Estaie Agts.  ***^,������>#.������j,ft**'**-*.**'ift������^^  SUITS FOR BOYS AT HALF PRICE:!  !!  $7 Suits for $3.50.  $3.50 Suits for $1.75.  i;       S4 50 Frieze Overcoats for $2 25.  ~      -y ii  $5 Suits for $2.50.    "      ]!  ���������      !!  $2.50 Suits for $1.25 11  il  ii  ii EDWARD J. BOURNE, ii  Revelstoke Station  :-Bourne Bros.' Old Stand.  ���������^t-ra-g^^-ff-r-ra*^^  S@;.i*S(S>|*fi  SIBBALD &FIEL.D,  -..A.G--fans'TS '*j*OE-  Real Estate ������������  Insurance  COAL FOR SALE.  tn:P. R. TOWNSITE. *, -"���������'"      I  MAKA TOWNSITK.'   .     *" ���������*'*  OERRAKD TOWNSITE.    - I  .CAMBORNE TOWNSITE, .'  (Canada Permanent &'Wc.*iteni                        - -                 '  Canada Mortgage Corporation. ',-     * , :     '         .  Colonial Investment and Loan Company."   ���������. '  VSun Flrer ���������.'-     Caledonian Fire.   ��������� AtlaH Fire. 1  I Canadian Fire.   Mercantile Hro.    Norlhern Flre.  -(Guardian,Fire. Manclicuter Fire. Great Went. Life. '  I Oecan, Accident and Guarantee.   Confederation Life  : ".Canadian Accident Assurance Co".   Connecticut Fire i  HOUSES FOR SALE AND BENT.  CONVEYANCINQ. ��������� '-   .     ���������-'."      -  . J. D. SIBBALD, Notary Public  UEVELSTOKE. B. C.  CHAS. M. FIELD.  Oheap Bedroom Suites, Dresser 8tands, Tables, Chairs, -Etc  A CARLOAD OF  FURNITURE  JUST ARRIVED.  R. HOWSON & CCS.  Oall In and Examine, This'New Consignment of Furniture  ���������j'l  l,^"  1"   '  1  K  '��������� An  xmk-i{  4  J.  I'i'  ii,  I  1  1 *'  a  1 *  '���������  i ��������� *  ������������������  1 "v.1  fM  1 *!  1  H v  f.yu  '������������������as  i -i  r  V  '���������  9 **'  J  ���������>'  ���������'.*  '���������V  r'"  i r,  &  IHAVEIT1.  The largest 'stock, of tho latest WATCHES,  CLOCKS, RINGS, SILVER WARE, 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.  O-TJ-Z"  BABEEB.  WATCH REPAIRING A SPECIALTY.  [VS/ii U@7. wS/)l  CITY  RESTAURANT  Under'the manajtement of  Mrs. and Miot Cowir*  OUR NEW PHOTO STUDIO  OPEN DAY AND HICHT  MEALS AT AU HOURS  FRONT STREET  Two doors east ot the  Kevelstoke Furnitnre Co,"  raSH 0YCTEM Ami THE WTH.  Next to R. HOWSON'S Furniture Store, is  making both Miniature Photos and the  ' regular larger style-. Cabinet Photos in  the popular platlno tones, at reasonable  prices.  Our Mantello Cablnst is H.OO per  dozen.  Sftne Pretty Mountings for our Photo  Broaches, Watch Charms, Lever and Dumb  ��������� Bell Cult Links, Scarf Fins, ice. These are  suggested ��������� as very acceptable. Christmas.  Gilts. I also makedlfferent sites of Plain  Photo Buttons and I copy from any 'ic*  ture. Bring small children- for sittings  . either ln the forenoon or not-later than  two o'clock lntkealternoon. Sunshine is  not'neoeatary..  HOWARD KIMG.Hr^*I^?ABTB-  ���������<\  ��������� ?J  a\  fm  /


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