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THE CRANBROOK HERALD.
VOLUME   2.
CRANBROOK,   IJIJITISil   COLTJiEBI  ,   TIIU11SDAV,   Al'K.L   18,   180(1.
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The Canadian Bank of Commerce.
Hon. Gico. A, Cox, President.
B. E. Walkkr, Gen. Man*
PAID-UP CAPITAL, $6,000,000,00.
A General Banking Business Transacted.
Deposits Received.
London Agents—The Bank of Scotland.
CKANIIROOK BRANCH.
••••••••*•
I. W. H. SMYTHE, Manager.
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Store.
Just opened, Ihe      CI I   1/ C     ,n ,own'   A"
lineal nnge ol      dlL-rlVO     colors aad kinds
7'   L   hOin The beat assortment to
i * ...In men'a wear we
I Cash..
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Do You Know We Sell	
Window Shades «•>•>
Curtain Poles dt dt
A handsome curtain pole complete for   -   -   -   50c
Window shades all on the celebrated Hartshorn
sprint' rollers, plain, fringe or lace trimming
Hat neks for -   35c
Towel racks for 25c
Roller towel racks for ....       -    25c
Taper racks, pictures, etc.
dt   dt   dt   REID & CO.   dt   dt   dt
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BBHHMH
t is All Over Town
s WHAT? s
The report that the North Star branch is soon to be built
from here to the North Star and Sullivan mines and the
north,   ct   Call at the old reliable house, the	
Fort Steele Mercantile Co.
(Limited.)
They will tell you what little they know about it, and at the
same time will show you thc finest lines of anything you
could wish to eat or wear. Jt We have just received a very
fine line of gloves, including some excellent asbestos, tanned
horse hide, soft gauntlet gloves, for fireman and engineers.
We have them made to order, jt We defy any house in
East Kootenay to beat the quality of our goods or our prices.
Cranbrook ** Fort Steele dt Wardner
mTiimmemmLmmmmfi
adies, see our Laces,  Ribbons and Trimmings.
choose from.
have everything needed ill styl-
it'h wear,
...Ask for prices on Tobaccoea.   Yon will he satisfied.
...Call aud see our atock and learn our prices und you ,
will lie back again.
Opposite the Depot.     J*       j.      Cranbrook
TORONTO : CLOTHING : HOUSE
You want a pair of
...Boots...
for the spring ?
We have 'em. New
atock just in, including black and tan,
miners, long, short,
etc. See our $2 and
$2.50 line. They
are eye openers.
■ •*•••«••••• •>■•» ♦ •-•-♦ • ♦■»-»-»® ■>■• • • *
...Just Received at...
" The Emporium "
l.mlles' Shirt Waists, and Blouse/a,
New Dress (loods and Trimmings,
Men's Dress, Regetta and Neglige Shirts,
Table Linen, Sheeting, Pillow Cotton,
Counterpanes,  Towels,   Etc.,  Etc.
Ask to Sec Our I.Ine of
Patent Railroad limits.
Something New.
Sherlock & Bremner
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California : Wine : Co.
....NELSON, B. C.
PIEPER & CURRIE
Best Brands Wines, Liquors and Cigars
Mail Orders Receive Prompt Attention
M
H. A. BEALE,
INING BROKER,
Commission and
Insurance Agent.
Fori Sla'lc,
British Culumkl.
McVittie & Hutchison,
:      —Dealers i.*.-
M1NBS and
REAL ESTATE
Milieu ami laml. surveyed.      Insurance
CRANBROOK, B. C.
Paper Hangers
Decorators dt
Modern Work.   Estimates Furnished.
Dealers In Wall Paper and Mouldings.
If you intend to paper or paint your
building let us figure on your coulract
CRANBROOK, B.C.
Parrott Bros.
... Dealers iu...
SS Feed SS
and
Farm S Produce
The best of..
Hay and Oats
On hand at all times.
Call aud see us	
Van Home avenue, between
Commercial and Royal hotels
Cranbrook
PHOTO
STUDIO
Corner linker street $
ami ll.m-.ni iivclnm $
over imslnnlec  v.
aV
All Sizes of Photos up lo IIill g
Finished in Platino or Polished, g
Views of Cranbrook  and Other g
Points ol Inlerst in British Col- |
umbia Will Be on Sale  g
dt Prest & Co. §
a
An Easy Shave and a
First Class Hair Cut   O.   O
You'r Next
The Cranbrook
Barber Shop	
w. E. DcVol, Prop.
»« jt Cranbrook Hotel
Everything New, Neat and Up-IO'Dite
Hive Mc a Call.
My Work is My Advertisement.
New Stationery
Store.
I carry n complete line of
Stationery,
Cigars,
Tobacco,
Novelties.
Also a circulating lilirary.   Good rcnil-
ItiR for little money.
Try Our 5c Cigjars.   jM
F. H. ("ROSSLEY.
Opposite Cranbrook hotel.
G. R. LEASK
Contractor «* Builder
3|6W£
3|£
SHAUGHNESSY TO DECIDE
North  Star  Branch  to Await   Vice
President's Arrival.
WILL  Bi: HEKE   IN *   FEW  DAYS
Annual Statement ci the C P. R.
—Other Railroad News of
General Interest.
Tht* annual meeting of the C. P. R.
wur. Uelil last week aud since ihat time
the people of Cranbrook and tributary
points have been waiting anxiously for
news regarding the building of the
branch road to the-North Stur und Sulli-
van mines. The matter wus presented
among other important improvements
contemplated by the C. P. R. management lor this yeur, hut no action was
taken, as it wus decided to await a personal Investigation   to he made hy Vice
President Shaughnessy, who will visit
Cranbrook in :i few dnys. It was his intention to start on his western trip immediately ufter the annual meeting, and
in all probability he will reach Cranbiook some lime next week. The matter of building the North Star branch
will be considered by him at that time,
and the question of the route to be
taken will be definitely settled.
Financial Condition of C. P. R.
Three-fourth of the stock holders of
tbe Can a ian Pacific railroad, or their
representatives, assembled in annual
meeting last Wednesday at Montreal, at
the general offices mid listened to the
reading of the annual report which
shows, among other things, that the
management considers the present time
appropriate for heavy expenditures, tbe
call being for over *f2;ooo,ooj for rolling
stock and terminal facilities uud $1,150,-
non for improvement to permuueut way,
The balance sheet for 1898 shows: Gross
earnings, $26,132,977; working expense,
$ 15,663,605, and net earuings, $10,475.-
37'* 	
The Kootenay tt Northwest,
C. R. Watson, of the projected Kootenay it Northwest railway, returned from
Klko this week and will remain iu Cranbrook until he completes bis party, lie
expects to start to work ou lite preliminary surveys next week, and will without a doubt begin at tbe Cruubrook end
uf the line, lie is' still waiting for
furiher instructions from bis company,
but hopes to have matters in shape this
week.
Railroad Notes.
Conductor Martin has gone back on
his old run.
Paymaster Morrow was on the sick list
a few days this week.
Superintendent Macleod visited the
west end Tues lay and Wednesday.
The "strawberry train" is taking out
an immense amouut of gravel these days,
Work on the machine shops is progressing rapidly, uud they will be ready
for occupancy in a short time.
It is reported that the contractors on
the Httlii!ia,io.i road are experiencing
considerable trouble in holding tbeir
men.
Conductor Gougon has been laid up
for several days with a crippled hand,
but has recovered sufficiently to take his
ruu again.
Mr. Johnson, the new locomotive foreman, arrived last week, He was iortuer-
ly stationed 011 the Golden division of
the main liue,
P. M. Medhurst, formerly ageut at
Macleod, has been transferred to Cranbrook and is uow in charge of the station here. Joseph Robillard isiu charge
ot the commercial wire upstairs.
Engineer Robertson and Fireman
Mooney says that they have uo desire to
he so close to the scene when attotber
man is killed, To be called up as a witness after a bard run is not the nicest
thing in the world.
Hello, Tbere I
Have you used Goldsworlh's Tea?
Every package guaranteed.
FoKT Sl'liKI.Ii MERCANTILE Co.
PUNS AND SPECIFICATIONS
FURNISHED FREU OF CHARM!
Those contemplating building will ilu well lolot
in*' lii'iiie on thu ■■iinlii.i'ls.
Cranbrook, British Columbia
Wardner.
Peter Norman, a resident of this place,
strayed away a week ago last Sunday
and was iu the brush about fifty six
hours. While absent parties met him
on the road. Norman wns attired in a
simple garb, composed of 1111 undershirt
and a pair of rubbers, and with a stick
in his baud made a tush for one of the
linemen 011 the Kalispell telegraph liue.
Constable llarnes was sent for and when
Norman was found au investigation was
held and it was decided that he would
soon recover uud be nble lo take cate of
himself.
Frank Rankin has taken charge of thc
Fort Sleele Mercantile company's store,
ami William Lunktre has returned to
Cranbrook.
Charles bishop came up from Cranston
last week. Ile reports mining matters
looking well in the Sand creek district.
They are in hopes that lhe government
will build the road through to Wardner
this season, as it is au improvement
that is sadly needed.
Tom Revins, of bull river, was in towu
last week. He reports a great deal of
activity on the Bull river properties, aud
said tuat nearly ull of them were under
boud, [.and a vast amount of development work will be done this season.
The ferry has been placed in shape for
opcratiou again this summer.
A C. P. R. detective has been in town
several days Investigating the theft of
goods taken from the freight shed a
short time ago.
Wm Hschwig, ofthe Kootenay house,
will move liis family to Fernie. Mr.
Beattie will also move there. This will
lake awuy thirteen childicu from thc
town.	
(land Morning I
Have   you   used   Goldsworlh's  Ten ?
Every package guaranteed.
Port Sn.tii.K Mickcantii,h Co,
AN EXPLANATION.
Owing to tbe washouts on the main
line and nonarrival of freight, Tbe Herald office failed to receive its consignment of print paper. This necessitated
the use of some ready print on hand,
ami tbe curtailing of home mailer tolwo
pages. As a result u great deal of leading matter had to be left out this   week.
i    ABOUT  PEOPLE    |
T->tTf*tf->*Tftf*tffT^*>,f4
Living In or Visiting Cranbrook, Whom
We AH Know or Should.
Percy living visited Pott Steele Monday.
John Hutchison visited Kimberly this
week.
Charles Farrell, ofMoyie, was iu town
last Friday.
K. II. .Small is expected home tomorrow evening,
Al Doyle hns been iu town several
days this week.
R. O. Jennings has gone to Spokane
for a few days.
Mr. Hill, owner of the Port Hill town-
site, ic in town.
T. G. Proctor, of Nelson, arrived on
last night's train.
William Stitt and wife, of Winnipeg,
are registered at the Craubrook.
George Hoggarth, governor of Klko
was a Cranbrook visitor Monday.
Fred Fiith has been confined to his
room this week by cold and quinsy.
James Dolau, United Slates customs
officer stationed at Klko, wus in town
Monday.
Rev. Ball left Tuesday morning for
Winnipeg, where he will attend, college
the coming year.
Grant McAlpine, formerly of Wnrdner, is now in Nelson and will rem oiu
there permanently.
Sheriff Tuck, of Nelson, whose jurisdiction includes South (vast KooU-nay.
was iu towu Tuesday on a semi-official
visit. «
lieu Pngh. the irrepressible and im-
itable character of Fort Steele, graced
Cranbrook with bis presence several
days this week.
Governor Hanson, of Wasa, spent several days iu Cranbrook this week. He
is figuring ou putting up some more
buildings in this city.
Louis Krnst, representing tbe California Wine company, of Nelson, was in
town several days this week doing a
good line of business for bis house.
F. W. Gurd, solicitor for the C. P. R.f
has returned from Victoria where be
took the examination prescribed by the
laws ofthe province, and came out with
flying colors.
Col. W. N. Brayton returned Monday
night fiom West Kootenay where he has
been engaged in some extensive real estate deal;* for tbe Kaslo & Slocan railroad company.
Messrs. Cariin end Ryan returned from
Spokane lust Friday. Mr. Ryan saw H.
T. Brown and II. M. Wentworth, and
both gentleman expressed a desire to be
remembered to their friends iu Craubrook.
J. M. Leonard and wife left Tuesday
last tor Vancouver where lhey expect to
reside permanently. Mrs. Leonard's
health has been poor for some time, and
they are iu hopes the coast air will
prove beneficial.
A. B. Keeler, late storekeeper for the
Snowshoe mine at Libby, Mont,, arrived
in Cranbrook last Monday accompanied
by his wife. Mr. Keeler is a veteran
newspaper man and is taking a trip
through South Kast Kootenay for both
pleasure and profit. He favored Tbe
Herald with a pleasant call.
James Barnhardt, well known fom
Macleod to Nelson as paymaster on Ihe
Crows Nest line, during construction, arrived in Craubrook last Friday evening.
He has been iu tbe east most of the winter closing up his affairs witb the C. P.
R , but contemplates moving his family
to Craubrook. ''Barney" is looking
well aud received a royal welcome from
bis hosts of frieuds here.
GREAT MINERAL DISTRICT
R. 0. Jennings Talks of the Future of
South East Kootenay.
A   FAREWELL   SOCIAL.
Tbe Friends ol Rev. Ball Meet In a Social
Way to Say Ooodbye.
Last Monday evening a large number
ol the friends of Rev. Ball gathered at
tbe Presbyterian church to say farewell
to that gentleman before bis departure
for Wiuuipeg. Tbe meeting was under
the management of the ladies of the cou-
giegation and was a social and musical
success. Refreshments were served and
tiie evening was thoroughly enjoyed.
Many kind words were spoken for Mr.
Ball, and at the close he replied in a
fitting manner. Mr. A. Leitch was the
chairman and the following programme
was presented:
Address—A, Leitch.
Song—Mr. Ball.
Recitation—Mr, Marsh.
Song—Mr. Howarth.
Recitation—Miss Fletcher.
Song—Mr. Robinson.
ISTKHMISSION.
Soug—Mr Hughes.
Reading—Mrs. Vandecar.
Solo—Airs. Miner.
INTKKM1SSION.
Address—F. li. Slmpsou.
•Solo—Miss Anna Giant.
Instrumental duet—Miss Grant and
Mr, Patmore.
Song—Mr. Hughes.
Quartette— "Come Where the Lillie
Bloom.-'.
Auld Lang Syne.
'God Be With You."
COLONEL BAKER RETURNS.
He Is reeling (iood Over the Future Pros,
peels of Cranbrook.
Col. James Baker and son, V.Hyde
Baker, returned from Victoria last night
on the train from the west. Mr. Baker
is looking very well indeed, aud is feeling extremely goad over the bright prospects in stoic for Cranbrook. He will
leave in company with Mr. Hyde Baker
on the 23d for New York aud will sail
from there on thc 3d of May for ling-
land on busiuess connected with Craubrook. He will probably return in six
weeks or two mouths, the lime of his return depending upon the progress he
makes in the transaction of the business
ONE OF THE BEST IN THE WORLD
Capitalists Are Rapidly Becoming
Convinced and There is Evi
dence of Much Activity.
R. O. Jennings, one of tbe best posted
men ou the mineral resources of South
Fast Kootenay, and one of the first to do
any quartz mining iu this district, has
gone to Spokane on several important
mining deals. Mr. Jennings has devoted
six years to this district, and now he
knows that the confidence he displayed
during his early residence here was 1101
misplaced. Speaking of the prospects
for this year and the' future, Mr. Jeu-
uiugs said to a representative of The
Herald thut the time was rapidly coining wheu South East Kootenay would be
classed as oue of the very best districts
in the mining world. "The mineral te
here,'' said Mr. Jennings, "ami what is
more it is not of such low grade as is
generally believed. There is not only
vast ore bodies but the values run hiuli
euough to readily attract capitul wheu
the true conditions are known and understood. Few people fully realize tbe
extent of this district and appreciate the
fact that we have only commenced to
prospect the country, notwithstanding
the many magnificent showings we already have. South Bast Kootenay is a
vast empire it) itself, and it would take
years of hard work by an army of prospectors to properly prospect those portions that give promise of rich returns.
"The building of the JCrowa Nest line,
and the assured fact that a road will be
built from the boundary line north up
lhe Kootenay valley, with branches to
mines from both roads, means u great
change in (be district iu lhe next few
years. South Fast Kootenay will be a
gteat field iu which to make money, for
the values are here, aud what is more
the people are leamiug that this is true.
Already Spokane capitalists (are becoming interested it) mining properties here,
and they are of a cluss that will push
forward their woik. The next thirty
days will see many properties change
bauds, aud several big deals are on at
this time."
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LOCAL   NOTES
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Picked Up About the City  by Asking
Questions of Many  People.
Blank deeds and mineral claim transfers at Tbe Herald office.
Millinery, millinery, millinery.
Maggs & Hughes.
Both trains from tbe east and west
were late Monday night.
The front ofthe new Leask building is
about completed.
McVittie & Hutchison have moved
tbeir office into the Leask building.
Messrs. Ricker and Lewis are pulling
up a building on Hanson avenue for up-
bolstering and furniture repairing.
W. S. Keay, tbe local custom officer,
has moved his office to the railway depot, where he has comfortable quarters.
A meeting will be held this -evening in
the sample room of the Cranbrook hotel
for tbe purpose of organizing a lacrosse
team.
The Fort Steele Mercantile company
has improved tbe appearance of its
building very materially by adding a
porch.
Read the advertisement of T. W.
Leask, manufacturer of sasb and doors.
Those intending to build should remember this mill.
It is time for someone in authority to
clean the surplus gravel off Baker street
left there after filling the ditch dug for
the water pipe.
5. S. Combs and wife passed through
tbe city early in the week bound lor
Port Steele where Mr. Combs will engage in busiuess.
The hoard of trade will hold its
monthly meeting tonight at the town-
site office. Kveryone should make it a
point to be present.
The application for a charter for the
local I. (J. O. F. lodge has been maile,
and the new lodge will be installed some
time this month.
\V. R. McFarlane has bought the
Leonard restaurant property and will
move his barber shop and bath rooms to
the new location.
A number of Cranbrook people will
attend the reception to be held at Fort
Sleele tomorrow evening by Mesdames
Rons aud FM wards.
There has been a variety of weather
the past few days, showing full well tbat
.South Kast Kootenay can suit the most
exacting in this line.
A few of the 'gentlemen of leisure*'
from the "domiciles of joy" have sought
more congenial climes upon the suggestion of Constable Morris.
Prest & Co. have opened their studio.
and it is a credit to Cranbrook. The
equipment is first class in every respect,
aud Mr. Prest is an artist in his line.
Millinery, millinery, millinery.
Maggs & Hughes.
Joe Mitchell shipped a carload of bot
ties to Winnipeg this week. There
were 1200 dozen in the lot which represented many a joy aud numerous headaches.
W. H. Taylor, a mining man of Spokane, arrived Monday evening in company with Mr. McKinstry, of Fort
Steele, He will probably buy property
on Bull river.
Messrs. Creigbton, McMullin and
Gonue have bought the Sunset claim of
Jack Nesbit. The property is located
above Perry creek about twelve miles
Irom Cranbrook,
A. B. Fenwick has purchased the lease
right of his ranch from Frank Derosier,
and will devote his attention to agricul
ture this year. lie expects to commence seeding in a few days.
O. N, Janes has his bath house opened
and the quarters are arranged tn a most
comfortable way. Everything is neat,
clean and attractive, and bis prices are
Veiy reasonable.
It is reported that F. Aug Heinze has
sold his copper interests at iJtilte, Mont.,
to the Standard Oil ccuipanv for $3,400,-
000. The parlies interested are in New
Vork closing up the details of the deal.
\V. F. Tale, the new jeweler, has located temporarily In the Baklu block until his new room is ready, lie has gone
right to work at bis bench and will have
his new stock in a fortnight.
C. M. Fink, of Calgary, has bought
the bowliug aMey of Love & Legge and
will take possession tomorrow. Mr.
Fink will make many improvements
and add to the attractions of the place.
Now is the time to insure against typhoid and mountain fever; $3 00 a year,
$1500 a week ludetnulty; also against
accidents connected with railway and
stage. Write for particulars to M, A.
Beale, Fort Steele, It   C,
J. H. McMullin will pi-.' ft force of nun
at work in the brick yard as soou as the
weather will penult.   He expects to do a
good business iu that Hue this season
and will be ready for the trade with a
larger supply than ever. *
People living on linker hill would le
pleased to see a foot bridge put in over
the ditch or swamp so that it would be
possible for the ladus iu that part of
towu to go back and forth without being
compelled to wear rubber boots.
J. W. Roblnsou aud W, McKeutte
have completed arrangements for start-
lug a sawmill two luius south of town.
They have their logs 0:1 lhe rnnwav, the
foundation for the mill In place, and the
machinery is now enroute from Toronto.
The Urge two-story block that is being erected by Geo. k. Leask for V.
Hyde  Baker at  the corner of Il.kr
street and Van Home a veil vie.  is ntpidlv
"saumlug proportions, rhe frame is up,
and the woik of Inclosing will commence at once.
Millinery 1 mflUnery, millinery,
Maggs & Hughes.
Postmaster Beattie has completed the
changes in the postoffice, and The Herald will venture the assertion that he
has the neatest and most complete post-
office between Macleod aud Nelson.
Cranbrook people were very fortunate in
the appointment of Mr. Beattie.
Read the change in the advertisement
of tbe Fort Steele Mercantile company.
This company is doing a great business
in South Fast Kootenay, having houses
at Craubrook. Wardner and Fort Steele,
and carrying a class ol goods that is uot
excelled in this part ul the province.
Considering everything, tbe train service between the landing and Craubrook
*.s satisfactory. The roadbed being new
great caution is taken to prevent accidents, consequently the time made
hardly equals that made on the main
line.    A coach less antiquated would add
aterially to the cemfort of the passengers.
The Spokane & Fort Steele Telegraph
company has completed its line to Cran-
nroofc, j;;.l for tlie present bo.3 established an office In the Fort Steele Mercantile company's store. William Lanktre
is in charge, and as he is well known
and deservedly jopular it goes without
saying that his company will do a good
business in Cranbrook.
The Herald has just received a large
nvoice of paper stock, including cards,
statements, bill beads, letter heads, envelopes, etc. This cfiice has established
a reputation for its artisiic job work and
will continue to do tho best work. If
you want a botch job, don't come to
The Herald office. We have the best of
material, the best workmen and do lhe
best work.    Try us and be couvinced.
Passengers down the Kootenay are
put to much inconvenience by the lack
of trail sport a ion facilities to convey
them to Creston from Goat river landing. There were seven passengers on
Sunday who were taken across in a farm
wagon and more than two hours were
consumed in making the triD. It is
learned lhat arrangements will soon be
made bv which passengers will be taken
to Kuskonook and from there on to
Kootenay landing by tbe steamer Movie.
J. F. Armstrong, gold commissioner,
returned last evening from Golden
where he has been spending his vacation.
He is looking much lirtter after his rest,
aud says Mrs. Armstrong will remain
another month in Golden, While in
Donald be saw Mr, Forrest, who started
tht- large hotel building on Baker street.
Mr. Forrest has taken nil the finishing
lumber <.ii hte hot' I at Donald, with the
doors, windows, etc., and will .ship the
entire outfit to Cranbrook lo complete
his building here.
«- B> the Way!
Have you used Goldsworlh's Tea?
Kvciy package t'Uaraiileed,
Fort Stbvlb Mkhcantiu. Co.
Right Kind of Kacoursgemeat.
The average publisher of a weekly
newspaper seldom meets with people
who express their opinion of the work
done for a coiumuolt) in a substantial as
well ns a kindly manner, Mo.t men
tuke the effblli of the newspaper editor
as a mailer of course. It is pleasing,
therefore, to receive a letter like the following:
Lethbridge, Alta., April 5th, 1809,
Manager Craubrook Herald,
Craubrook, B. C.
Desr Sir:     Fuel- sed please find P. O.
notes,   yalvo   (S.OO.   as  subscription  to
your paper for a year.    I   have received
several  copies of your paper from time
to time, through Sir. Bremner, and I
feel that you deserve the hearty support
of all interested in lhe future of Cranbrook aud the surrounding country.
Hoping that your  efforts  will be rewarded, I remain.
Vours truly,
R. <i. Sherlock.
Cleaning Up (or Spring.
The process of cleaning up the town
iu accordance with the suggestions made
by The Herald lasl week is progressing
iu a most satisfactory manner. The business men are cleaning the streets in
front of their premises aud residents are
carting away or burning the refuse matter in their yards. Alreadv a vast difference is noticeable, ard tlie good woik
goes on. Crunbro'k, iu another week,
will be one of the cleanest cities in the
province, and the people should keep it
so. Cleanliness ineiuis health, and all
slops and offal should he properly taken
care of by the people. None should be
thrown carelessly in the yards to fester
in the burning sun and breed disease
thut may bring misery uud death. THE INTERNATIONAL,
■WAUnNBU,    BRITISB     CUM* MB I A.
TvrniH nf sutuKriptlon lirttflnbly  in tulvn,m#
On» Tear |l«l
Bix Uonttii .„  I.U0
AJwrtJaiin-*  rules runilntii-il mi ulil'ltCnltuii.
INTERNATIONAL    I'UIXTIXU    LH»..   i^t-y*.
Spain's ultimate conclusion te likely
'd be that Columbus made a great mis-
talc
In any event the Spanish, having
evicted .Minister Woodford, can claim
they "flred" tbe first big gun.
General Grant's grandson serving on
General [Tltzhugh Lee's staff Indlcatos
that one war Is over, anyhow,
It may be Illiterate generally speaking, but Spain is going to collaborate
in writing some remarkable pages of
b I story.
Victor IIujju said: "Every man Is the
son of his own Invention."    If Vk-lot*
was right Dr, Galling, uf Cleveland,
musl he a .son of u gun,
Spain richly deserves punishment, of
course, but we doubt whether she really  deserves    suell   treatment    us    the
American newspaper poets are giving
ber uow.
One of the Rhode island churches
has performed the astonishing feat of
getting through with a "pie supper"
containing fourteen varieties of pie.
Think of Unking religion and indlges-
tlou!
The Greek scholar Dragatsls is convinced that he has discovered tho gravo
of Tbemlstocles, Should he be nils-
taken he will have committed a grave
error, and, to n certain extent, put himself lu the hole.
The Philadelphia Ledger heads an
editorial "Ambassador Hay's London
Address," and then, Instead of telling
where the ambassador lives, quotes
from one of his speeches. Is this treating the public fairly?
A Vienna authority sweetly remarks
that "It must not be forgotten that the
niceties of European diplomacy are entirely tost in dealing with Bitch a people
as lln- Americans." It must not he forgotten, either, thai lln* Americans are
nut lying awake at night ou that account,
Occasionally the Havana papers llnd
time enough to Indulge in humor of a
rare quality, Thai Havana editor who
explained to his readers that "General
Lee left Havana because lie was too
cowardly to remain longer" will experience no difficulty In getting a good Job
on Tuck or Judge Just as soou aa the
unpleasantness is over.
A hundred years ago nations went
Into war ln a leisurely sort of way.
There wen- no telegraph wires, no cables, no rapid-fire guns, no tremendous
engines of war, no armor-belted ships.
Science has changed the whole aspect
of war. Tlie fate of battles hangs today upon tlie quick eye, tlie prompt decision, ihe llgbtnlngliko rapidity of execution With Which tin; new appliances
uf warfare are employed.
The South Is receiving high praise
from the Northern press for tlio unanimity with which iih Seuators and
Representatives voted for the $50,000,-
imiii appropriation for national defense.
Tbe South is the most interesting part
of this country. It has more Inherent
poetry and romance than all the rest
of the laud put together; Its history
contains the most Impressive drama of
modern times, and It 1ms produced
statesmen nud soldiers as great as any
In the English-speaking world since
William the Conqueror.
The arguments against the wearing
Of the feathers of song birds In bonnets
are sufficiently strong and sufficiently
numerous without re-sorting io such a
Statement as thnt made by Rev. Hugh
0. Pentecost, 111 a recent sermon, that,
"If God had meant women to wear
feathers he would have made fealhcrs
grow on them." Jnst as well might It
be said, "If God had meant people to
-wear clothes he would have made
clothes on them." Hut a logical absurdity or two may he forgiven when
one who Is doing effective work against
tbe useless .slaughter of the birds.
That travel toward Alaska Is falling
off Is an established fact, and people
are trying to account for It. One reason given Is the war with Spain. It Is
far from being acceptable, When n
man becomes inoculated with lhe gold
fever he Is not likely lo stay at home
for the purpose of shouting for the old
flag, nor give up the prospect of a fortune so as to be enabled lo got a slash
fmm an unfriendly machete, It Is not
difficult to understand, however, ihat
the stories of death along the northern
trails, of starvation and frost, and tho
gloomy reports of those who vainly
BOUghl to win glittering plenty (here,
might easily tend lo cheek the malady
ami at last clear the system entirely of
the fever microbes.
Government bouds have fallen some*
what since the Maine disaster, but Mils
does tail mean lhat (he public supposes
tliu fulled States would be beaten In a
war wlih Spain, says llie St. Louis
Globc-Dotnocrat. Neither does li moan
that ihe Government's credit is lowered. One of the things it means is
that mnny Investors believe a war
would bring such a demand for money
that a higher rate of Interest for It
could be had than Government bonds
provide. Hence there Is a disposition,
ou lhe part uf many holders of bouds,
to sell In order to be prepared tu take
advantage of tlio exjieoted urgent demand for money In various enterprises,
governmental and other, and to get the
higher rale of interest, which they look
for. This tendency to sell sends bonds
down.
Astonishing disclosures as to the difficulty of securing recruits for tho army
were made by the Philadelphia Ledger.
Stations had been Opened lu lhat city,
and one day 100 applicants were examined. Only four of the 100 could
pass the lest am] were accepted. Thousands of men have offered to enlist In
Philadelphia since ihe war began, but
Miily a small proportion of them have
been accepted, all the r-ist having been
turned away on account uf mental or
physical disability, principally tin) latter, sluee tlie menliil rcqulremeulH lu
dude nothing harder than simple
emu tics, and previous experlei
not essential aa In (he ease of tin
The Ledger thinks that .such Qgi
dlcato a degree ul physical si
among the applicants iso low tli
should engage the attention of
ttlie students. The only COUSOla
cau offer Is tbat "it Is not liupr
that many of the applicants were
sort (hat hnve fulled to meet the
cal requirements of ordinary
and Industries."
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The recent request made by tlie president of the Uulverslty of Chicago for
an additional $5,000,000 to be added to
its endowment funds shows how costly
a thing a great uulverslty Is. This Institution Is one of bhe youngest of the
great schools of the country; It has already received In endowments about
$12,000,000, but yet there Is an annual
deficiency of something like $200,000,
which is not provided for and has lo bo
raised from outside sources. To provide for this about $6,000,000 more
should bfl added to the revenue-producing funds of tho Institution. The
University of Chicago Is not In this re-
Bpecl nu exception to llie general rule
In this country. It costs over $1,000,000
annually to run Harvard Pnlverslly
and Its endowment Is about $0.ih>i',ihii*.
Yale has funds aggregating $4,682,000,
and yet Ihe Institution Is poor and Is
always pressed for adequate funds to
carry on Us educational work. Columbia, lu the city of New York, has $0,-
400.0IH) In funds, but It Is restrloir-d In
each of its departments by luck of money. Some of the oilier universities lu
Hiis country hnvlng large productive
funds are: Cornell, New York. $0,800,-
(100; Girard, Pennsylvania, $lo,^10,000;
Johns Hopkins, Maryland, $',,000,000;
Leland Stanford Jr., California, $;.,-
500,0001 Nurthwestern, Illinois, $2,4.15,-
000; Tufts, Massachusetts, $1,700,000;
University of Pennsylvania, $J,422,(H)0;
Vanderhllt University, $1,100,000, and
Wesleyan University. $1,172,000. The
number of schools with endowments of
less than $1,000,000 are to be counted
by the score.
Thero Is a disposition to regard Texas
ns one of the very backward States iu
tho Union. This Impression may, iu
some respects, bo not altogether incorrect. But in many other respects Texas
has made progress. Especially In regard to popular morality uud In the
maintenance of law nnd order the Btnto
of the lone star is oreutlng a record
Hint some Northern and Eastern States
might Imitate with credit to themselves. Some years ago the administration of criminal Justice In Texas was
principally lu the hands of the lynch
Inw courts. Great outrages were perpetrated In the name of humanity demanding redress for brutal crimes. Hut
society did not get better. The rule of
violence did nut bring pence nud obedience lo law. The men of advanced
thought nnd the friends of social order
lu Texas found that In many Instances
—perhaps In most eases In public violence—the peace officer of the county or
city or lown, ns the ease might be,
made no effort at effectual resistance
when a mob attempted to tuke u prisoner out of his bunds for the execution of summary popular justice, lt
was then thought that if officers
charged with the custody of prisoners
were held to a closer accountability for
(lie [irl.suueit*. Iii llielr cine the rule of
violence might Ik> brought to an end or
nt least restrained, The Texas Legislature, therefore, passed a law which
perpetually disqualified for office—In
effect disfranchised—-any sheriff, deputy, constable, police officer or Jailer who
should permit a prisoner to lie taken out
of his hands by a mob fur lynching
purposes, It Is a matter of official record that sluee the enactment of this
law not a single lynching case has occurred lu the State.
The wisdom nnd unwisdom of self-
repression is carefully weighed by
Mary E. Baldwin, In n paper on "Safety
Valves In Homo Life," In which she
contends that a high pressure life calls
for some protective measures, and the
woman who engages mind and heart lu
her purpose, even though she may not
he classed among public workers, iu-
Btlnctlvely seeks her safely valves.
These are peculiar to her Individuality,
and BUlt, as she Imagines, lier needs;
but sometimes tbey nre not chosen
wisely, nud are overused. The intense
nature, with the greatest need for letting off steam. Is the one who will
make the mistake In this direction. The
home of such n woman Is often a place
whero tragedy is frequently enacted.
Her nervous system, wrought up lo n
point bordering upon frenzy, her mental and physical energies following lis
lend, there comes a moment when ttio
strain must be relieved or mlml and
body will both give way. lt Is not an
easy thing to acquire the habit uf withholding ilie worst from the dearest
friend, nnd showing him ouly the best;
but It Is possible when the heart Is
right and the purpose hus even a germ
of strength. One brave, gentle woman
confided to a friend her experience in
trying to relieve the tension of mind
and spirit without giving discomfort to
those whom she loved. Her piano he-
came her abiding friend whenever she
felt the noed of letting herself down
from a loo highly strung condition. She
played off her feelings uud gradually
became calm. The womnn with menial
resources, mid with wise discrimination, will learn to choose her safety
valves with reference to the comfort
and peace of the home, and will tIiiih
llnd a guln In self-respect and lu
strength of will.
Mrs. Green (who thinks of hlrlng)-
Hut is the girl honest? Gun she ho
trusted? Mrs. Hrown (the girl's former
mistress)—Yon need not be ln the least
alarmed. She Is perfectly honest. All
the time she wits with me I never knew
her to take n thing—nut even my advice ns to how things should he done.—
Boston Transcript.
"She Is very frigid in her manner,"
remarked Willie Washington, "Perhaps," was the reply, "but she bus a
henrt of gold." "So I huve been informed, ltut I nm tired of trylug to
cross a conversational Chllkool Puss in
order '.o reach It,"—Washington star.
"My dear Miss liullyaii," suld the impecunious youth, "I love you mure thus
I can find words to lell "    "Well,
then," Interrupted the heiress, "whj
dou't you try figuresV"--Chicago News.
Talk Is so cheap thnt much uf lt halo W disposed of at a big discount.
-£*THE + STOWAWAY.^
BRING him up," snid the skipper,
tersely. They dragged hlm up
the compnnlon ladder accordingly—a Bhrlnklng, ragged lad, his pule
face pinched with dnys of hunger, his
sunken eyes scanning those nrouud him
us do the eyes of captive animate.
"H'ml" remarked the skipper. "So
you're the stowaway! Nice looking
young gentleman, too. Never did a
stroke o* work In your life, I'll bo
bound. Never mind. We'll see If WO
can't mako you,   Eh, Mr. Billings?"
The first mate grinned. His grin wns
an eloquent one, aud the hoy shuddered
as he snw it.
"How did you find hlm, Mr. Billings?" coutluueil the skipper.
"Behind one of the cotton hales, sir,"
the mnte replied, "He had an old mutton bone, with the meal all gnawed off.
Provisions, I suppose, for the voyage."
"Provisions, oh? Well, It's precious
fow provisions he'll get aboard this
ship unless ho works for them. Pity
we're out so fur, or we might put hlm
ashore."
For the first time the stowaway
spoke.
"Please, don't put mo ashore," he
cried. "Anything but that. I must go
to Cape Town, and I'm more than willing to work my way."
"Shut up!" snarled the mate, emphasizing his remark by a tug at tho
stowaway's ear. "Who gavo you
leave to talk, I'd like to know? Shut
up, and hark to what the captain snys."
"What's your name, and where d'ye
come from?" demanded the captain,
notebook In hand.
Tremblingly the boy replied that he
wns Hick Hurley, late of the Tenterden
grammar school; that his father, a
widower, had left him behind In England, while he went lo South Africa
ns assistant surveyor on the new Mnt-
abeleland Hallway line; that nothing
had been heard from thnt kindly father
for a year or more, nnd lastly, that,
compelled to leave-school on account of
Unpaid bills, ho had resolved to go to
South Africa and tlml his missing parent.
"And so you thought to steal n passage on the Only Son of Portsmouth?"
said the skipper,
"I was refused a herth by every other ship," pleaded the boy, "They said
I looked too weak to work."
"Weak or not, you've got to work
aboard the Only Son," said the first
mnte; "hasn't he, sir?"
The skipper nodded.
"That's correct, Mr. Billings," he answered. "If lie doesn't want to pay
for tils passage, try hlm with the rope's
end."
"Aye, nye, sir."
Ami again Hillings grinned eloquently as he led the boy forward.
A quiet, elderly gent Ionian who had
been watching theso proceedings now
Stepped forward.
"Don't hurt him, Mr. Billings,** he
said.   "He's only a child, you know."
"Captain's orders, sir," answered the
mate, giving Dick Hurley's ear an extra tweak.
The skipper laughed.
"Don't you waste any sympathy on
that youngster," he exclaimed. "We
can't afford to have any useless, white**
hamled stowaways aboard a vessel that
carries £250,000 to the Chartered Company. How do you know, my dear Mr.
Lancelot, that yonder boy Is not the
spy of some high-sen robbers, put on
board to llnd out about tlie money?''
The man addressed as Lancelot looked grave.
"True," he said, "they did think ln
London thnt an attempt might bo made
tu rob the ship. • • * But still, this
mere boy—"
"I've Been 'mere toys' ere now, Mr.
Lancelot, thnt were old men in crime.
Tuke my advice and leave tbe stowaway to my first officer."
At thia moment n shrill cry of pain,
followed by another, nud nuother, came
from  tiie lower deck.
"What's that?" cried Mr. Lancelot.
Tho captain or the Ouly Son of Portsmouth put his   notebook,   containing
Dick Barley's name and circumstances,
carefully Into his pocket.
"Thnt, my dear sir," he answered,
smilingly, "Is the stowaway getting his
first lessou In seamanship from Mr.
Billings.".
Mr. Laucelot shrugged his shoulders.
After nil, he hud been sent out In
charge of £260,000 In gold, which was
consigned by the Hank of England to
Cecil Rhodes nnd the Chartered Company of South Africa. His duty lay in
the after cabin, where the treasure was
stored, and not hi preventing venturesome littlo stowaways from being
rope's-ended.
II.
Bruised and stiff, Dlek Ilarley lay
curled iii* botwoen a seaman's chest
nnd tlio forecastle bulkhead. One of
the deck hands had taken pity ou him
und thrown a pleco of tarpaulin over
Iiln aching shoulders. Thus he Iny
completely hidden so that the men on
tho larboard watch, who hnd Just
turned In ufter four hours* wrestling
witli wind and water, knew nothing of
his presence.
"What been me of the stowaway,"
asked one of these worthies.
"Jumped overboard, I expect," answered another. "Billings gavo hlm
'whutfur,' I eau tell you. I must say
I don't understand why ho wauted to
wallop the poor little wretch."
A chuckle ran around the forecastle,
"Why, you donkey," cried tho man
who hnd flrst spoken, "Billings   Just
wanted to show how zealous he is iu
the company's service. The captain
thinks there's nobody like Billings."
Just then the mnte appeared, aud, remarking thnt the captain was quite
right, proceeded to give his orders for
a scheme which made the stowaway
under his canvas prick up his ear—one
of them wns still very painful from the
mate's cruelty—nnd listen intently, for
the scheme, in which nil of that watch
were accomplices, having shipped with
thnt express design, was nothing less
thnn the capture of the £250,000 and
the sending adrift of the captain and
Mr. Lancelot, tf it was not necessary
to murder them to secure the treasure.
To stir from his hiding place nt this
moment would mean death nt thc
hands of those desperate men. And ns
yet none of them showed nny Intention
of obeying Billings' advice and "turu-
ing In."
They examined their revolvers—for
every one of them seemed to be armed
—and talked over the coming attack
upon the Chartered Company's treasure. Dick had almost made up tils
mind to risk a crawl along thc floor toward the companion ladder, and a rush
thence Upon deck when oue of the desperadoes yawned. A yawn ts more
contagious than yellow fever. Within
five minutes every man In the forecastle was showing evidences of weariness. First one and then another
crawled to their bunks, nnd were presently heard to slumber noisily. The example spread until the last of the band
knocked thc ashes out of hts pipe nud
retired to rest. Soon all of them were
in the land of Nod.
Cautiously Dick Ilarley peeped out
from under his tarpaulin. Then he ventured forth and set one foot ou the
companion ladder.
"Who's there?" growled a sailor
drowsily.
Dick's answer wns to slip ns quickly
nml ns noiselessly ns his bruises would
allow up the ladder, At the head he listened Intently.
"Who was It, Bill?" asked a second
voice.
"It was thnt blamed cat, Pin think-
In'," replied the first speaker, and to
Dick's relief there was no pursuit.
Quickly lie ran along lhe deck and
mounted the bridge to where the skipper stood.
Tlmt night nn the first mate of the
Only Son enme up from his enbln with
n revolver ln his hip pocket and a grin
on his face, he was met nt the head of
the stairs by the captain nnd Mr.
Lancelot. To his surprise both of these
gentlemen were armed, while behind
them he observed the despised stowaway, Dlek Hurley, with a naked cul hiss
In his hand.
"Mr. Billings," said the captain, "you
will please throw up your bauds. Your
little plot has been discovered. Ah,
thank you—" (as he drow the pistol
out of Billings' pocket),"you may return
now to your cabin aud consider yourself n prisoner."
"Wh—whnt Is the meaning of this,
sir?" sputtered the mate.
"The meaning, Mr. Billings," put In
Lancelot, "is that this boy here heard
your whole delightful scheme to rob
the Chartered Company of f250,lX)0. He
very promptly informed tho captain,
Your accomplices In tho forecastle were
captured ln their bunks, and most of
them hnve confessed everything."
Billings locked nt the speaker, then at
Dick Hurley.
"Tbo stowaway!" he cried. "The
miserable little rut of a stowaway."
"Yes, Mr. Billings—the stowaway haa
Paved the Chartered Company of South
Africa £2fi0,000 and a staunch, sen-
worthy ship. You will tlml that the
company knows how to to grateful."
And grateful, indeed, the company
proved Itself to be. A month later
(while Hillings and his gang were
awaiting trial for attempted piracy lu
tho Cape Town Jull) Dick Ilarley was
shaking his father's wasted hand In the
new hospital at Salisbury. The surveyor's recovery from a lingering fever
wus greatly accelerated, you may he
sure, by the news thut the Chartered
Company had rewarded by a position of
dust aud honor the timely action of
thu quondam stowaway ou the Only
Sou.—Utica Globe.
SPANISH BARBARISM.
For Hundred* of Yt-ura Hhe Huh Hceti
a Blot on tlie Fuce of the tiurtli,
Thu treulmeut which Spain has accorded her colonies hat* always been
brutal. Spanish hearts und Spanish
methods changed but little from Cortes
to Weyler, the ouly difference, instead
of increase und success as ut the beginning, failure nud dec lea su of empire Is
ut the ond.
Spain has always felt her Inferiority
In this respect to other nations, uud iu
order to apparently maintain her position she lias bid defiance to overy oilier
nntlon ou tlie fuce of the earth.
Spain has for a hundred years repeatedly thrown down the gauntlet of defiance ut our feet.
Kile has disregarded ull treaty obligations. Who cau recall (tie massacre of
the crew of tliu Ylrglnltis without a
thrill of horror passing through his
frame? The Spanish depredations ou
our commerce up to isi-l were an extensive thut she wus obliged to cede Florida to the United Stntes ou their agreeing to Bettlo with our citizens, accepting Florida tu payment of Ihu lump
sum,
Tho United States has not alone suffered from Spain's depredations. As
long ago as 17.'I0 the episode which Is
known us tlie war of Jenkins' ear arose
from tlie barbarous treatment of Capt.
Jenkins, an Kngllsh officer, aud the
crew of the Kngllsh ship Keheeea,
which was captured hy a Spanish
cruiser and searched, Tho Spnulards,
nfter hanging Captain Jenkins at the
yard-arm, with a cabin boy tied to his
feet, unstrung hlm Just In time to prevent death, and cutting off his ear presented It to htm nnd bade bim take It
(o bis king. Captain Jenkins did as he
was bid. Tliu wave or indignation
raised by this act of cruelty caused
Horace Wnlpolo, who wns prime minis
ter, to declare wur against Spain. Spain
blterly regretted tbe act of her naval
commander,
In 1702 Spain, by her repented oppressions, forced Kugland to ngnin declare war against lier. I/onl Albemarle,
with a fleet of 200 vessels and ubout
15,000 men, appeared before Havana.
and although defended by utmost twice
that number of Spaniards fell tn less
than two mouths time, nnd with It
Culm Into Kngllsh hands. It remained
there until by the treaty of Paris, In
1703, It wns restored ln exchange for
possessions which Knglnnd at that
time considered more valuable.
Spain was the last of the great powers to recognise the sovereignty of the
United StnteB,
At the end of the nineteenth century
nothing remains of her vast pososslons
but the Philippine Islands lu the
Pacific Ocean and Cuba and Porto Rico
In the Western sens. Mexico threw off
the yoke ln 1811. Then Central nnd
South America ln 1810, and the Argentine Republic wns formed from the
province of Ln Plata; then Chill, Peru,
the United Stntes of Colombia, Ecuador and Venezuela broke the chains of
monarchy. Suu Domingo nud Hayil
followed.
FISH  AS   FOOD.
tiaay of PI gent Ion and  a  I.l»ht  and
WholcMOiue Article of Diet.
It haa been frequently stated that
fish diet, hy virtue of the phosphorous
which lt contains, Is pre-eminently
ndapted to nourish the brain, nnd that
those who subsist on it largely are distinguished for their brightness and Intellectuality, says Hie New York
Ledger, lt is perfectly true that a
small percentage of phosphorus enters
Into the comiHWitlon of tlie healthy
brain, and while lt Is nlso true that
fish contains more or less phosphorus
thnt may and probably does pass Into
the circulation, it Is yet to be proved
either by theory or by experience that
a dlot of fish Is on the whole better
adapted to supply the wnste of the
brain thnn a liberal variety of other
alimentary substaneera, aud especially
of meats.
Flsh Is easy of digestion and creates
little vascular excitement nnd consequently forms a light and wholesome
article of dlot, Saltwater flsh are the
best of any, as their flesh Is more solid,
more agreeable aud healthy, less exposed to putrescence and less viscid.
They possess these excellent qualities
when fresh, When suited, lhey huve
ull the properties of salt fish and consequently Its disadvantages.
Those flsh which hnve scales are In
general the most easily digested and
the best, nnd uf all these lish tho fresli
herring appears to deserve the preference. The herring, codfish, I in-hot nml
flounder nre perhaps the most digit*!-
lblc nnd best of flsh. Salmon and
mackerel, lobster aud most oilier kinds
of shellfish nre more difficult of digestion. Thc mode of cooking fish Is of
considerable Importance, frying them
Iu oil or bird Is nn objectionable process. In general the process of boiling
la best adapted to render them wholesome. Stewed flsh should be avoided
by the dyspeptic, Acid Bailees and
pickles render flsh moro wholesome for
thc stomach, while butter has a tendency to prevent digestion, while spice
and salt used In moderate quantities
facilitate the digestive process. One
of thc best sauces that can be used
with fish Is lemon Juice.
What Did He Mean?
An amusing anecdote nt (tie expense
of an excellent and necessary profession cornea from Temple Bar.
A young doctor, a novice in his profession, who -was also somewhat of a
novice With the gun, was out nfter
hare, and after he had missed several
shots thc old keeper snid:
"Let me have a try.   I'll doctor 'em,"
It lu exceedingly hard to get along
with a balky horse.
Everyone Is a Jlugo lu his teve affairs.
GOVERNING A HORSE.
Menu.* to  Do   Right) If It Krra Xt Ia
from Jicnorance or I-'Hultt.
Horses are essentially creatures of
habit.   Of gentle, eoufiding dispositions
but excessively nervous; timid, at times
Irritable, and prone to resist strenuously anything that frightens them,
If, for example, you put a rope halter
uu un unbroken colt und tie hlm to a
■tost, the uiore the rope cuts Into his
teuder skin Uie greater will lie his
struggles,' while he will soou yield to a
halter that Inflicts no pain. Through
nervous fright horses sometimes become panic-stricken and absolutely uncontrollable. They suffer also occasionally from whut, for want of better
name, may be called "nervous paralysis," when they seem to be physically
Incapable of motion. This condition Is
also Invariably the result of brutal
treatment, and the only reasonable explanation of It is that tint tlrst emotion
aroused in the horse by punishment Is
fear; tiliat when he finds that he can
uot escape anger a spirit of resUt-
unce la mingled with his fright, and
that these combined emotions produce
this morbid state.
The horse Is quick to take advantage
of tlie ignorance or fear of those who
control hlm, As compared with tlie
dog, ho is somewhat slow of comprehension, but he differ*-* from the dog lu
this nlso, thnt he seldom becomes "too
old to learn new tricks," und Ids memory Is so retentive that he never forgets what he has. onco thoroughly
learned.
It may also lie set down, ns a rule,
with few exceptions, thut he meant to
do just right; If he errs It Is either from
ignorance, pain or fright, rarely from
ItUbornness or vice. This seems to be
widely unknown, at least disregarded,
for of all animals the horse Is the least
understood, the most harshly Judged
aud unjustly treated, and for the least
Infraction of discipline he Is too often
brutally punished. If men who train
horses would control their tempers and
endeavor to ascertain the cause of the
animal's misbehavior they would find
that there Is often a good cause for his
act Ions.
The eye Is the best Index to the animal's feelings. The ears are very expressive, but they do not reveal so pln'n-
ly the emotions tlmt are dominating
hlm ns the eye does. Therefore, study
the eye, with Its varying expressions,
and when you cau read their meaning
you hold the key to one of the chief
secrets of successful training.
The horse should be convinced that
resistance is useless, but do not lie Impatient or harsh; remember that success Is the reward of uuweuried patience. If you fnll at first keep trying
until you succeed. Do not lie discouraged If you do not seem to make much
progress; your task mny take weeks
ur even months, but If you persevere
you will triumph.
Writer Folk and Cloth: a.
Judging from the statements made
by Marie Corelll, English women novelists are the dowdiest dressers In the
world. Miss Brnddon Is evidently no
exception to this rule. With a flip of
her Inky fingers at fashion, she garbs
herself as she happens to choose, aud
Is serenely Indifferent whether: her
gowns have sceu one or a dozen sea-
sous. Oulda hus been described as
looking like nu animate*] rug doll, fu
spite of the fact that she has the artistic heritage of the women of France,
aud eveu John Strange Winter and
Mrs. Wnrd would uot tie singled out
from an ordinary r» o'clock tea crowd as
gentlewomen If the green laurel-leaves
did not hung under Iheir dingy bonnets.
The women writers of this country
nre quite different in this respect. Mar*
garet Bangs ter, white-haired and gentle-voiced,* has an eye to the hang of
her silk lined gown and a dainty pleasure in her yellow Inees. Miss Murfree
Is trim aud trig in tailor-made costumes of thc latest nnd most correct
style, aud Ella Wheeler Wilcox, who
prides herself on her unquestioned
femlulty, Indulges lu artistic robes iu
soft-colored satin.
Some one, who knew nothing of Uie
woman or her ways, once said Ambef
was careless lu dress, and the report'
spread. A daintier woman than Amber never lived, and she really mourned over the gossip. Huth McEuery
Stewart and Kate Douglass Wlggln
are fashionable women, and Lillian
Hell hns pretty gowns galore and delights ln them.
Sentimental I'ses or the Onion.
Among the Creeks the onion was
formerly used at marriages, a Jar of
lentils, one of snow and one of onions
being spoken of ns gifts to the daughter of King Cotysupon the occasion of
her marriage to'iplcrates. . fn some
places even uow onions nre thrown
after the brides, as Is rice lu our land.
In the south of England this patriarchal plant was used by girls to divine
their future huslMinds. When the
onions were purchased for this, purpose
It Waa ni-ce-ssury for the purchaser to
outer the shop by one door and go out
by another; It was therefore Important
to select a green-grocer's shop which
had two doors, onions bought lu this
careful way, If placed under the pillow
ou St. Thomas' eve, were warranted to
bring visions of the future husband.
Country girls were uso wont to take
nn onion nud name It after St. Thomas.
It wns then peeled aud wrapped In a
dean handkerchief, after which, placing It enrefuly on their heads, the maids
would say:
Uood St. Thomas, du ine right
And let uij true love eoine^to-nlght,
That I may look hlm tn the fui*
Aud hlin tn lay fund arms embrace,
-Chautauqua.
Tin Siamese and the Flsh.
The favorite sport of the Siamese Ib
fish-fighting. So popular Is It that the
King of Slum derives considerable revenue, from the license fee exacted for
the privilege of keeping lighting flsh.
The fish are described as being long
and sleuder, "uot thicker than a'chfld's
finger," and vory ferocious. The moment they nre placed together In a vessel of water they dart at one another,
and tbe onlookers become so excited
over the contest that they will wuger
anything they have at baud on the success of their favorite flsh,—Inverness
Courier.
Compensation* ■
She ~Tui sorry to bear you've lost
your patient, Dr. Jones.
He—But he was 111 a long, long tlmej
—Punch.
Every hair has two oil glands ai its
base.
Tlie sense of touch Is dullest on the
bnck.
Europe is less than one-fourth the size
of Asia.
The globe of the eye is moved by six
muscles.
Canada is a little larger than the United States.
Asia is the largest continent, 10,000,000
square milcB.
The wine product of France in 1875 has
never been equalled.
An net of congress in 1872 abolished
flogging in the navy.
Holland is the only country In Europe
tlmt admits coffee free of duty.
The normal weight of the liver is between three and four pounds.
Tlio roots of hair penetrate tlie skin
about one-twelfth of an inch.
Thc cells composing the epidermis are
1-1UO0 of un inch in diameter.
Popular sirs may be catching .but It
takes a good tiro to hold them.
The ell'oit to muke sugar from beets
(lutes buck as far as the yeur 1747.
California permits girls of over 15 to
wed without lhe puientul eouHOllt.
'lhe wrist contains eight bones, tlie
palm live, the lingers have fourteen.
Groat lhihtin bus 121,000 Mpuiro miles,
being a little larger than Amiuii..
Tlm color of tho skin depends on pigment cells in the inferior epidermis.
There uro a dozen ltuaston provinces
each larger than thu State of Kansas,
The death penalty Is rarely enforced in
Germany, Austria, Denmurk or Sweeden.
The Uncompiiligro und Ute Indiana are
said to he ugly over the dilatory tactics
of the land allotment coiuintsaioiicrs
Tramps huve one redeeming quality;
you never hear of them getting mixed up
In labor riots.
The American squadron at Hong Kong,
China, has completed arrangements for
putting to sea.
Stockings were first used in the lltli
century. Before that cloth bondages wero
used on the feet.
Nearly 00,000 aeres have been reclaimed
in Ireland during the past year from bog
aad marsh lands.
Tho Swiss government has forbidden
the importation iuto the country of fresh
fruit from tlie United States.
Prof, J. W. Hoffman of the State Colored college at Orangeburg, S. C, who
was elected a fellow of the American
Geographical Society tho other day, la
the flrst colored man to be so honored.
For calling u central telephone girl a
silly goose and threatening to come and
box her earn, a mun wns condemned in
Vienna to 14 dnys in jail.
Hair is very strong; a single hair will
hear a weight of 1150 grains.
Ostrich eggs weigh about three and a
half pounds, each
A big battleship has on board an electric plant capable of lighting a town of
5000 inhabitants.
There are found in both books of the
Bible 3,580,483 letters and 773,003 words.
Tlie cerebral mutter is about seven-
eighths water.
The human skeleton, exclusive of teeth,
consists of 208 bones.
Straight hairs arc nearly cylindrical;
curly hairs the elliptical or flat.
The weight of the average sized man
Is 140 pounds; of tiie woman, 125.
The only involuntary muscle composed
of red or striped fibers is in tlie heart
California stockmen aro guarding
against drouth by leasing swamp lands.
Tlio insect population of a single cherry
tree infested with aphides wus calculated
by a prominent entomologist to be 12,-
000,000.
Prince Ponfatowekl Is at the head of a
new company, which will bring a 10,000
horse-power electric current from the
slope of the Stern*. Nevada mountains to
Ban Francisco.
Europe is less than one-fourth the size
of Asia
llio largest carpet in the world is in
Windsor castle, being 40 feet in breadth.
THE CANADIAN PACIFIC RY.
AND
SOO PACIFIC LHE
The Cheapest, most oomfoi table aad direct route from Kaslo to all points la
Canada and tht United Statts.
The only line running through Tourist
Cars to Toronto, Montreal and Boston.
Through Tourist Cars to Bt. Paul dally.
MAGNIFICENT SLEEPERS AND DIN*
INQ CARS ON ALL TRAINS.
Travel by this line and have your baggage shacked through to deetInitios.
Dully connection from Kaslu eiceptlng
Sunday at 7:30 a. ra.
For full information call en or address
W. V. CARSON,
Traveling Passenger Agt.,
Or Nelson, H. 9.
E. J. COYLK.
District Passenger Agent,
Vancouver, U. C,
1ST- ■£ -MSI
The surveyor's chain
made it the shortest
- transcontinental route.
It Is the most modern In equipment.
It In the heaviest railed line.
It hns a rock-ballast roadbed.
'It crosses no sand deserts.
lt was built without lund grant or government aid.
It la noted for the courtesy of Its employes,
It (s the only tine serving meals on tha
la carte plan.
For maps, tickets and complete Information call on or address International
Navigation 4k Trading Company agents,
K. A S. railway agents, or
Kootenny connection at Bonner's Ferry Ida ,
Sunday and Wednesday.
TKAINU LKAVE NI'OKASK.
Westward fl.r-o a, m
EiiHlwiint U.'HI p.m
C. 0. DIXON, General Agent,
Spokane, Wash.
F. L WHITN1T, O. P. * T. A,
It Paul, Ulan, ■
'Tin not tlio Joy of eliiHliliift arms
Tlmt calls liim to tlie tray.
'TU nut tlie love of wiir'.i u hi mis
Tbnt bids IjIiii liuste awny;
For liim there's pulu nml i-rlef uml nuo.
a wife n mother's tear,
lint loiui his duty calls', ami lol
lie comes, tlio voluutter.
O, nilKlily untloii, proud uud gri-ut.
Of iHtr-'iiietli lie It* H tower!
Behold liim, warlike ami el tie,
In Mils, ymir Uiirknt hour.
Far you lui liven, for jou he'll din.
And nell bla lift* blood dear,
And flory't ituti-s will upt-u uu hlgb
To ||reel thu \uliiuteer.
iHOOT ON DOWNWARD ROLU"
Thi* la Uncle 8uni-n Htandlnv Order
lathe Navy of the United Htatca.
"Shoot on the downward roll." Tbut
Is the standing order In the navy or ths
rnlted States. The American practice,
both In the army uud nuvy, has always
been to shoot low, uud always to aave
iiiinniinlllon until It was possible to use
It effectively. Iu the navy tlio tradition
to shoot low hus crystallized Into a
standing rule, unwritten Indeed, but
none tbe less religiously observed, and
Its wisdom has been proved on more
than ouo occasion of grent Importance.
Tlm precise form of this unwritten
naval rub Is to "wait for tbe downward roll." This Is the converse of the
maxim obtaining In the British navy
tbat It Is best to take advantage of tbe
"upward roll," which has been observed almost from the beginning of
naval fighting by the gunners on English ships, und to which much of the
power of England's "wooden walls" to
defend the Island was attributed In the
days when England, nnd not the United
States, was at wnr with Spain.
Necessarily the deck of n vessel at
Ben offers a much less satisfactory platform from which to shoot thnn the sol-
Id foundation provided In a land fort,
since, even when tbe ocean Is calmest,
tho vessel must constantly roll from
side to side. Theoretically, the best
time to fire would be nt the moment
between rolls, wheu the deck of the
ship Is perfectly level, nud lu n general
middle part, so that his fingers are not
burned by being too near the flame,
and so thnt tbo match wilt not break
by Mug he-Id too neiir the other end.
This fact Involves nuother—thuit he
Is aware which end has the sulphur
it ml does uot attempt to scratch thu un-
sulphured end. lie hus further mo re
lea rued that a rough surface Is better
to scratch the match on than a smooth
one, and his care In looking for a rough
place Is very diverting.
But with all Dhls Intelligence the
monkey has no notion of kindling another lire with the one that bo bus
caused by the friction of the match.
He simply lots the match burn out, and
If be lights another does lt for the
pleasure of seeing It burn.
This monkey's keepers and the men
of science wbo are experimenting with
his intelligence hope to communicate
to hlm eventually an Idea of fire mnking and using, but from tbe moment
they succeed lu doing so—If they ever
do succeed—It will be necessary to
keep matches out of his reach.
THE   VALUE   OF   PERSISTENCE.
Huw a Stranger Got and Kept a Good
Job.
"I'm looklu* for a Job. I'm a good
feller nnd I'll work cheap."
Thla is the language In which an honest aud rather simple looking man approached the head of a Chicago firm.
"Sorry," smiled the proprietor, "but
we have nothing to offer just now. Cull
'round again."
'AMt9U.AH ATVLC
.^ggg-m STYLE5'
MERITS OF SHOOTING ON "UFWAltir AND "DOWNWARD ROLU"
way lt may be said thnt an attempt Is
made to do the Bhoottug at that Instant.
It was noted by the sen fighters lu
the revolution thnt projectiles from
guns tired when tbe ship was heeling
from the enemy tn Ihe upward roll
were burled higher lu the nir thnn was
Intended, and that well-aimed shots
were thus ofteu Bent harmlessly over-
bead, or, at best, took offect only In
the rigging Instead of the hull of the
enemy, where they would do most damage.   On the other hand, It was ob*
Served that shots tired when (he vessel
was heeling toward tbo enemy on tho
downward roll, though frequently striking lower than wns Intended by tlie
marksman, almost Invariably took effect.
A Mnukey'M AcooiiipllBhinent.
No crealurv (MM tUflll hus ever made
use of tire. An African traveler, Indeed, has told a story of apes making
u thieving raid on a camp of unlives
and curryliig torches to Unlit their way,
but this story hicks proof tuid te not accepted as true by xoologlsts.
There Is, however. In the Philadelphia soologtcnl garden a monkey who
lias  h-miie-d   to seruti'h   nmtHie-s   -ht
feotly well. This accomplishment he
la willing (o exhibit on any occasion.
He has learned to hold Uie match by lis
Juke, as he called himself, walked
away a couple of blocks, nnd then
faced nlKHtt and returned to repeat hts
application.
"I been here," ho said, "fur a Job, nnd
you told me lo come ngnin.   I'm here."
The proprietor, being busy, did not
recall the previous visit, and, after Informing Juke that there was nothing
for him yet, asked hlm to come ngnin.
This time Jake mnde a round trip of
about half a mile, and ngain dropped, lu,
Offering his services ns twice before.
"Persistent and looks honest," said
lhe proprietor to his bookkeeper, "Wonder what he could do?"
".Might give him a chance to collect
Home of our Impossible accounts,"
laughed the bookkeeper. "He's the klud
of n man to keep pegging nway, and
even creditors can be worn out."
Juke was given some of the worst old
accounts that could be hunted up and
started out, By making forty or fifty
calls ou the same man on the same day
he begau to make an Impression, and
the firm Is now gelling a good deal of
money thut had long since been charged
to profit nnd loss.
Narrowest Street* in the World.
Chinese streets nre supposed to be
the narrowest In the world, Some of
llunii are only eight feet wide.
THE NEW STRONG MAN.
ROME'S PINCIO tOVE MATCHES
A Way in Which Youths in the l.tcrnut
City Pick Out Their Bride*.
It Is probable that thc Plnelo sees the
inception   of   half   the   marriages   lu
Rome,  it is a curious sociological fact,
but the explanation or ll Is simple. It
bus been commented upon by numberless writers, that Italians are exclusive, though not iu thc usually accepted
sense of tiie word. They are proverbially open ami friendly, especially to
Btrongers, the commercial value of
whose visits io tbeir land they appreciate. But this cordiality, even to their
own countrymen, has its limit, in no
country more than lu Italy Is a man's
home his castle, and,   except   In   tbe
highest circles uud where there Is uo
poverty tu he concealed, he Is chary of
his hospitality. This Is especially true
of Rome ami Naples. Therefore, if
neither    she   Itor her parents receive
many visitors, how is the Roman girl
of the bourgeois class who Is not "lu
society" to ineot the Inevitable lover
for whose advent and her consequent
cmnnciiHiMoii from pnreutul tyranny
Hhe tongs more ardently tlmn young
women usually do! The answer U:
"The rinclo."
On Thursdays and Sundays when
the imud plays (uncommonly well, by
the wuyi, ami ihe park is iu coiise-
ijuenco crowded lo overllowlng, the
slgliorimi who Is tlie fortunate possessor of a becoiulug costume dons it, and
demurely ucompaulus her mother to
the municipal pleasure ground, where
eitch expends 10 centimes for the temporary right In a comfortable chair, Ingeniously constructed so us to be
springy, though fashioned entirely of
Iron. If she be it wise maiden, site will
so maneuver that the chairs will be
placed ou the main pathway, where
everyone must pass. This being achieved, she may await developments, And
If she hnvo pretensions to beauty, she
will not long Iw left in anticipation.
The young men who puss will gaze al
ber approvingly; and finally one, to
whom she may especially appeal, will
detach himself from the crowd and
take up his stand before her. Thus is
Initiated the tlrst chapter of the romance. Prom that moment, without
a word or sign, and even with scarcely a look from her, he becomes her
swalu and faithful knight. Week after
week be sees her nt the rinclo; he even
follows her about the streets. Having
ascertained her abode and her mime,
he generally soon manages to find a mutual friend who perforins (he Introduction. The rest Is obvious. Or, If'they
do uot happen to have acquaintance!-)
lu common, when the silent love-making has progressed far enough, a demand for the damsel's hand is Uiildc
directly to ber parents.
CHARLES  EMORY  SM TH.
Former I'd Itor of   tin.'   l 'blladelphta
I'ress Now rnHtiii.mt-.-r Gene rut.
The resignation of Postmnster General James A. (lary from President Me-
Klnley's cabinet wns shortly followed
by the naming of Chmles Emory Smith,
of Philadelphia, to succeed to tills important position. Charles Emory Smith
was born lu Mansfield, Conn., fifty-six
years ago. When a child Ids family
removed to Albany, where he graduated from the Albany Academy and
Inter from the Schenectady University,
In 18(11 he was active In organizing volunteers for the civil war under (Jen.
Bathboiie.    He became editor of the
CHAR LBS SHORT sunn.
Albany Express lu l.sup mid live years
later acted as president of lhe New
York State Press Association. He served ns delegate to lhe Republican Slate
convention for six successive years, being temporary ami permanent chairman
lu 1870, He was a delegate to the National Republican convention in Cincinnati in 1870and drafted a large portion
of the platform. He removed to Philadelphia in 1S7P and took charge of the
Philadelphia Press. He has since been
editor of the Press. Mr. Smith was appointed minister to Russia in IKiHi by
President Harrison. He Is well knnwu
ns an orator as well as a writer and has
n large Kqtialntnucoslilp among the
public mep of Iho country.
Narrowest Ntivels In iho World.
Chinese Htreelrt nre supposed Io be
the narrowest lu the world. Some of
them are only eight feet wide.
"Heme m I ier," said the excited man,
"money talks. I'll bet seventy-live
cents that I'm right. Money talks."
And the iiian with a shaggy silk hat
nnd a chronic expression of disgust
edged away from the crowd with the
remark: "Yes, nud It's Just like some.
peoplo. The smaller it Is the moro
noise It tries to make."—Washington
Kvenlng Star.
"I can't afford to have people think
I don't know n I tout this particular
question," said the politician, "and 1
haven't the time I need to rend up on
It." "Well," replied hts wife, "In that
ease I'll tell you what I'd do. I'd took
wise and got some paper to announce
that you il*,:"** to be Interviewed,"***-*
Washington Star.
Not So Remarkable.—De Supple—I
believe my dog knows as much as I
do. She—I've seen smarter dogs than
tbat—Puck.
Pair Visitor—What a lovely parrot'
(To parrot}— Polly wnnl a cracker? Pol
ly (cautiously)—Did you make It yourself .'—Truth.
The Rule.—The Able Editor (Ironical-
ly)—Is this poetry? Contributor—Didn't
I begin each Hue with a capital letter!
—Boston Traveler,
Little Clarence—Pa, what is tho difference between firmness and obstinacy? Air. Callipers—Merely u matter
of sex, my sou.—Puck.
"George, father has fulled." "That's
Just like hlm: 1 tuid you all along,
darllngi that he was going to do all lie
could to keep us from iiiinryiug."—Tit-
lilts.
He (theatrically)—You have refused
tue! To-morrow I go lo seek my fortune lu the Klondike. She-.May I have
the refusal of yotl wheu you return V-
Puck.
"Are you the boss of the house?" Inquired the man at the door. ".No; I'm
only the boss' understudy," was the
much-married man's answer.—Youkers
Statesman.
Variable.—Stranger fin Texas)—How
long do you fellows work at a stretch?
Cowboy—Well, It depends a good deal
oa how easy de feller dies. Dcy're
variable.—Judge.
"They say jioor Clara consulted the
stars before marrying him." "And
what was the result?" "They all gave
hlin n good character, except one
vaudeville star."—Ufe.
General Recruit (surveying the ballroom)—I think your ladles would make
excellent'soldiers. Van Teel—Why so?
General Recruit—They display so much
backbone,—Harlem Life.
"Doctor, who was that man that
screeched and yowled so loud when
you were pulling his tooth?" "That
was a Christian Science frleud of
mine."—Chicago Tribune.
Laura—When Hob proposed last
night, did you know what was coming?
Lucretla—No; I didn't know papa wns
within hearing; neither did Hob. poor
Bob!—Youkers Statesman.
Mrs. Booser (to Mr. B.)—Why, you
disgraceful creature, you're never sober! Mr. Booser—No? Mils' have been
'toxlcated when I married you, nn' not
'ponslble for actions!—Pun.
Mistress (severely)—If such a thing
occurs ngnin, Norab, I shall have to get
another servant. Norab—I wish yes
wud—there's easily enough worruk for
two av us.—Boston Traveler.
She—He-re Is such a pretty story In
the paper about how Edison citino to
marry. He—I wish some of these blight
Journalists would explain how I came
to marry.—Indianapolis Journal.
Obollle—Br—aw—I do believe a good
deal In this—aw— hewedlty theowy.
Miss Smart—Your owu case shows It.
You would never have been rich if your
father had not been so,—Indianapolis
Jou nml.
Mr. Mlllyuns (briskly)-Want my
daughter, eb? Well, how much are you
worth? .Money talks, you know. Bob
Hnrdup (cheerfully)—Yes, I know; but
I'd be willing to let her do most of the
talking.—Punch,
Vlllaluous-looklug Character—Wot's
ther time, guv'nor? Mr. Bluff (bitting
hlm over the bead)—It's just struck
one! Vlllalnous-looklng Character
igrounlnglyt—1 'ope your watch ain't
a repeater!—Tlt-Blts.
A Misinterpretation.—Hal r-cutter (to
pareut)—Shall I give your hoy a hang
on bis forehead, sir? Parent (busily)—
Yes; and If tbat doesn't quiet hlm, give
hlm one In the neck. He's been warned
not to fidget lu the barber's chair.—
Judge.
Kuddy~Do you really think that
Baskers cares much for his wife? Dud-
dy—Cares for her? He dotes on her.
Scores of times I've known hlm to make
faces for tils wife when she had to
lake nasty-tasting m ed Id ue,—Boston
Trn n script.
"1 observe In the public prints," said
the scientific boarder, "that a whale's
tongue sometimes yields a ton of oil."
"If the whale Is as ofly-tongtied ns
that," Bald tho cheerful Idiot, "no wonder Jonah was taken lu."- Indianapolis Journal.
"0 don't worry about such trifles,"
said tlie New York girl. "Just keep a
stiff upper tip aud you'll come out all-
right." "But," replied her Boston
cousin, "It Is a physical impossibility
for me to maintain a superior labial rigidity.—Chicago News.
Still Has Faith.—"Mrs, Hlgglns la
itlll wildly In love with her husband."
"Does Bhe put the buttons ou his shirts
for him yet?" "No, but be told her he
sat up all night playing cards without
any stakes—and she believes hlm."—
Pittsburg Chronicle-Telegraph.
Miss Wear well—Who Is that hand-
lome gentleman across the room? lie
has been looking steadily at uie almost
ill the ovening. Miss De Cosh—Thai is
Mr, Fearsome. They sny be is so nearsighted that be can't see three inches
beyond his nose.—Cleveland Leader.
"You shall be queen of my home,*1
said young Mr. Northsldc. enthusiastically, when Miss Perrysvllle hnd glveu
her promise to mnrry hlm. "I'd rather
be the chancellor of the exchequer,
George, dear," replied tho practical
maiden.—Pittsburg Chronicle.
"Now," said the anxious mother, "you
do not want to marry thnt reporter.
Think of having a husband who never
gets home until 2 or 3 In the morning?"
"But," said tbe shrinking maiden,
"aren't all husbands that way? Papa
ts not a reporter and—and yet—" But
the anxious mother declined to llsten,-
BoitOD Traveler.
Thc newest treatment for typhoid fever
is simply pure olive oil given internally.
Only one out of every 10(H) married
•ouples live-to celebrate their golden wed*
ling.
Tlm total length of the world's telegraph system bus now reached 4,1)08,021
miles.
Upward of 10,(100,00(1 American llagl
huvo been sold since thc blowing up of the
Maine.
A Turkish turban oI the largest size
contains 20 yards of Die llnest and softest
muslin.
Aiming the Kols of Central India a
sliani light always accompanies the wedding ceremony.
Nails, it is suid, may be driven into
hard wood without bending if thoy ure
Ilrst dipped in lard or oil.
Sweden Ims 401 women employed in its
postal department. 'Iheir highest fixed
Hilary is GOO crowns.
An Knglisli ludy sent tlie pope an Kastor
egg of the value nl (WOOO, It contained a
ruby innl diamond ring.
RAT   WITH   A   WOODEN   LEG.       how A man made $7,ooa
ii«" ■■ I'liiimit-iiiiiiii n,>>  pitted Onl
MU  * iiml,...
A r.il with ■■ wooden leg Ih n curiosity,
animal can be -ecu uny day at the re*i*
dneee of a man named Dug v. in tho
southwestern section oi Hie city, says tin
Philadelphia Times. About a month ngo
Willie Dugmore, a hid of 12 yean, found
lhe little rodent in a trap in the cellar.
His tii-i Impulse was to brain the |n'**t
with u baseball hat. hut lhe nit looked ul
him so pleadingly that Willie'-, heart wus
touched, ami he de tiled to tuke the trap
to an ndjoinlug vacant lot uud liberate
the uiiimul. This he did. but Instead of
senniporing off, as ho expected, the rut
limped painfully up to him uud began to
lick hi- hand. Willie then discovered thut
one of the animal's legs hud been almost
severed l.y the trap,
Taking the rut I  lie cut Hu- leg oil
und then Uuiduged the wound, using aa
a liniiiii-ul u little vaseline. He then put
Hu- rut into a cngo mid niiouxl it for u
week,   lb- llim ii ivi-d Hie bandage und
found that Hie wound hud completely
healed. The rate was, however, unable la
walk, and Willie decided he would lltoko
for it uu artificial leg. Going down tn lhe
I'l'llui*. lie obtained a piece of pine, uml
after some whittling succeeded iu making
a h-g. This he fastened ou with u string,
and was delighted lo see thut his plan
was entirety successful. The rat is now the
faintly pet and cun ho seen uny day hob*
bling nbout Hie kit. hen or teasing n little
Irish terrier, oi which il has made n life-
lung friend.
FLYING   THE   ENEMY'S   FLAG.
When  Tit in   Deceli,  I'ertuiNNtltle   in
Wnr, MilMl  IK* AIiiiii'IuiumI.
The honorable Dons are highly Indignant over tlio alleged flying of tlio Spanish llag by some of the American wur*
ships in Cuban waters, says the Indianapolis Journal, There is no occasion tor
exploiting Spanish honor or morality. The
use of Hie enemy's ling is permissible iu
war within certain 11 (illations, According
lo one writer, ipiotcd iu a Washington
dispatch: "The regulations of Hie United
States nuvy ntllto that tllO use of u.foi-
cigu llag to deceive an enemy Is permissible, Imi thai it must, he hauled down beforo a :jmii is fired, uud under no circtiin*
stances is uu action to he commenced or
uu engagement fought without tbo display of the national ensign."
Another authority says: "ll. is forbidden ni war on laml lo make use of Hie
enemy's llu-r for purpose of deceit. Hu
the sea ihe national Hug oi a public armed
vessel must be displayed before uu engagement begins or n capture is uiiulc,"
This Implies thut tho enemy's Hag may In-
used for purposes of deceit up to Hu- lilac
of firing, when tin- ship's own colors musl
bo displayed. The use of the enemy's ited.
to mislead te no worse iliuu the dlssciuina-
tion of false dispatches, which the Spaniards have practiced very freely.
Tn** Chap Who Lost it Told Bla Boat*
ueu lu a In ft.
"Don'l discuss your inhale  business
' affairs in a public place,*' said an old
I Brooklyntte to the New-Yorker who ap*
1 preached hlm lu a cafe near the City
I Hall. Tlieii Hie Itrooklyu man, pointing
j out a real estate dealer, said:
j    "Talking about a busiuess deal in this
very cafe cost that man (7,000, and the
money went Into iny pocket, too.   Yuii
! see,   be  represented  a   syndicate  that
| wanted lo build on some property la
which I was Interested as the owner of
i one house and city lot. The agent did
not know me from a Canarsle clammer.
Well, be came in here with a friend—
one of the syndicate—for luncheon on
an afternoon In last July. They took
seats nt this table. I sut at the next
oue.
■i began to 'take notice.' as grandmas Bay, when 1 heard the strangers
at the next table discuss quite loudly
a deal In relation to the property adjoining mine. The agent had ordered
a fine layout for luncheon and was evidently well pleased with his deal. He
said to his frleud:
"'Well, 1 pulled off the trick for that
property nt 210 Cheap street to-day.
The owner thought I was doing him a
favor. I started lu nt $16,000 and Iinally closed with him for $18,000, He bit
lu n hurry. Why, the property is worth
$25,000 If It's worth a dollar to us,
Now I must look for that chap tbat
owns 221. He'll be glad to get $18,000
for hin house. It's lucky for US they're
not onto the fact that we want to buy
that entire block.'
"I didn't need to do nny eavesdropping, you see. That little speech of tlie
agent cost hlm exactly $7,000. You
can readily guess that I, as Ihe owner
of '2-21 Cheap street, was not especially
anxious to sell after that. I kept Mr.
Real Estate man ou tbe Jump for nearly five months, and when 1 let up on
hlm I got my price, exactly $25,000. A
nent little profit of $7,000 above what
I would have gladly accepted. So you
see Ihe point of my remark to you,
| 'Don'l discuss private inusiiicss affairs
In a public place.' Now, we'll go to my
ofllce, and I'll listen to your proposl
tion."—New York Sun.
COULD NOT EAT
Bvcnu.. root (la.. DLIrmu, bul Uaad'.
S.ir.niuulllit ( iirr.l.
"I u-A. n siifTercl from imligiwUoii ami
could - .ii.-rly .mi iuiythiiuj without girol
.li-li.'--.   I hull lira.Ni.lii-. i I.  nnd
...I.I hands mid (eot. I luul given up hope
ol ever helm avrll, bul I begun taking
Hood's SniMparlllu and ii rami ine.    I
enn nott eal tvhnl I ivlsl I hn\*e gnincii
Iu weight." Mil Anne Stiiby, Svlvun,
Wash.
Hood's   Sarsaparilla
I. Aiswrim'a (Ireutwl Medicine, .-I; -is
tor SA.
Mood's Pills, ■ui.- !lldige<Unu, liili".i-in-
Over 7.i"si.issi r*nster eggs were llii-
sir Enijiarted int.. Kuglnnd From linm
CASTOR IA
For Ininuts and Children.
The Kind You Have Always Bought
Be
Biff
nature ot Ct£*&ffiJUeJUi
Ml Ml I Iri Ull 11 Vrllllv.
TRY   AI.LKV9    FOOT-EASB.
A powder to be Shaken Into the aho**!.
At this isaion your feot fcel iwollen, nrr-
»uU9. and hot, ami get tired fitmIt. If you
have iniitrttiih* feet or tight inoes, trr
Allen's Foot-Base. It OOOU tlif fe-*t anb\
make? walking ea-<y. Cures swollen and
■westing (set, blisters snd ralloua epoU.
Reliever, COFtU and bunion* of all patll and
gives rest anil comfort Ten thousand ten.
linioinals of cures. Try it (Way. Sold hi
ell druggists and shoe stores for -V. Be ni
bv mail for -V In sUmpS. Trial package
K'HKK Address Alien B, Olmsted, £c
Roy, New York.
Tin* government psiil (72,000 for Hie
-.vi.-t ami right ol memifsrture of the
Whltehwd torpedo
rift i,vrt.ti,n~!-,i> carta, ><■ BtawmrvQuMiN
rlli aiv- n--t J**-> bm et Pr. KJlae'i ureal
N.rvi ,,.-Jt<>!-rr. Bead lor KKKK S«.OU uml
t-.ttlo-ui.l imiil-u'.   1»H. IL IL EUKk UO.. KB
ap ii meet. ri'iu>t.-i|'i..a. i*-*.
There tea lighthouse to every U miles
ot <,..,,- ni Kngloud, to every 34 in Ireland, .unl to every -'•.' miles iii Scotland.
a   Godsend   to  mc —Wm." it.   Mc
Chester, Florida. Bept. IT. uie.
HEIGHT OF THE SOLDIERS.
A mer It'll iin   Til I Ier   Tlmn   Any   IM lier
Hai-e of Civilised Men.
Tlie Vim koo is Hie tallest of civilized
men. In Km ope the Scandinavian la the
only om- Hint npproncties him iu average
height, snys the Des .Monies Leader. Kven
the Englishman is n Imlf inch shorter,
mid the German a trifle more than nu
inch. The average American volunteer
stands -~» feet "[. Inches iu his stocking
feet, whereas the Spanish soldier averages
nearly two inches shorter. The American
is III pounds heavier than Ids nntngonisl.
nud Ids chest expansion is markedly
"renter, During the civil war the biggest 'lien came from Kentucky, averaging
u trifle mer ."> feet HA Inches, Close behind
■was Kansas, with Minnesota, Missouri,
California and Nevada following in the
order given.    The   men   from   till   these
states averaged *"> foot m inches. Maine,
Illinois and Michigan fell two-tenths of
nu inch below that mark, and next came
Ohio ami Pennsylvania. Massachusetts
and Connecticut were at tho foot of tlie
list, tho volunteers from the latter slates
averaging only -1 feot IH inches.
Four-fifths of tlm people in London nev-
■V enter a place of worship.
The number of churches in Chicago has
trown from 157 >>i 1870 to «:is.
Among tho school teachers of Spain Ul,-
iIuti are men und 14,000 women.
The bishop of Oxford has been tic*
nouneing Sunday boating ami bicycling.
In Kii^lniiil Oil) breweries wen* closed
during thp year. Nearly ull of these were
small houses of the home brewed ill--*.
Although Ireland has beou described as
one great farm, only ;to of the 8555 school
houses hnve gardens attached to Llioiti-
A hairdresser says that au ohl silk
handkerchief is much hotter to use in
stroking tho huil* night and morning Hum
a brush,
The salary of a lieutenant colonel In the
United States nnny is 94000, of n brigadier general $6800, nnd of a major general f7M0.
Henri Rochefort has employed his
prison leisure in writing a preface for
Hie edition of Lfl Fontaine's fables. The
clever draughtsman, Caron d'Ache, is
Illustrating.
Mrs. El. S. Willard, wife of tbo En-
gllsb actor. Is brlngjug out her rlrst effort In the line of serious Action. It te
a story dealing with the social life of
Hie Jews lu Russia .ind te called "A
Son of Israel."
Before "Quo Vadis" was written Slen-
klewlcs was supposed to hnve made
$TiOO,000 by his pen. As that lnwk has
sold into the hundreds of thousands,
after running ns a serial, he must lit* a
good many thousands of dollar-* richer
to-day.
Mrs. Wtggfn's vivacious story. "Penelope's Progress," will be published
shortly, nnd ns It relates wholly to Scotland it Is io in* bound In Scotch plnld.
Houghton, Miillin A- Co.. In order to procure precisely the plaid which seemed
most fitting, havo luul it made especially for this book at a factory Iu tJla*j-
gow.
Frank Stockton's Interesting "I'lrates
of the American Coast," which !* now
running In St. Nicholas, will, after Its
course as a serial, he Issued by the Mac-
uiillnn company under Ihe title of
"Buccaneers and I'lrates of Our
Coasts." The same publishers announce for publication In the near future "The Loves of the Lady Arabella,"
an eighteenth century story by Molly
Elliot Seawell.
At Inst there Is somp likelihood of
Palzoe's statue, executed by Rodin, boing erected, the site chosen being the
Place du Palais Royal. Why tbe delay
has been so great no one seems to
know, but it must be admitted that tho
protests and complaints of the Soclete
des Gens de Lettres have not been
i without grounds. However, the work-
Is now finished, nnd represents Ralznc
draped in his celebrated robe de cbam*
bre; ami, though tbe sculptor has not
reproduced the features from any of
the numerous portraits that have beon
published of the great novelist, it is
Viewed with great favor by many of his
admirers.
Iodine i- a crude alkaline matter, pr
duced by tlie combustion ol seaweed.
! Siat* of Ohio. City of ToItfJo, Ldtu Co.. hs.
; Frar.k J. Cher.fj- mike* ooih thai he its the
' fa-nlcr innr.cr <*.* the firm cf F. J. Chenej* &
: Ox, •Ictr.' fc'jiT.Mi in th* CUv cf Toledo. Coiii**.-
j ty ar.il Slate sfore-uid, *uij that mli flrtn will
; i*y tkt mm cf OMB HUM-REP DOLLARS
j ter each aaJ trnay ca*e of Catarrh that can
not be curt-l tT the u*e cf HaJle Catarrh Curt.
riUXK J. CHBNBT.
! Btrc-rn ar-J i-*jb«rit*l to before me anj sub-
' Kribml tn mr r>r*»ence. this Sth day of De-
I cer-iter.  A.   D.   UB. A.  W.  G LEA PON.
'    .Se»i.> Notary Public.
HalJ'a Catarrh Cure ii taken internally,  and
tvie directly oo the blood and mucous surface!
of the **r*i*m.   S«nd ft-r twUmoralfd**, free.
F.  J, CHEWBT 4 OOl, Toledo. O.
,    Sal J hr dra«uti. Tic.
Hall'a Family Pills are ihe h-*-t-
Theie ate in round numbers 2<">" cheese
! factories in Canada.
StsS*
THREE HAPPY WOMEN
Relieved of Periodic Pain and Backache,
"Before using Lydla ti. Plnhham's
Vegetable Compound, my health was
being gradually undermined. I suffered untold agony from painful men-
itruatlon, bachucbe, puln on top of ray
head, and ovarian trouble. The compound entirely cured me.—Mia.
Oeohoib Wash, 923 Bank St,, Cincinnati, O.
" For years I had suffered with painful menstruation every month. One
day a little book of Mrs. I'inkham'a
was thrown into my house, and I
sat right down and read It I then
got some of Lydia ti. Plnhham's Vegetable Compound and Liver Pills. I
can heartily say that to-dny I feel like
a new woman; my monthly suffering
Is a thing of the past. I shall always
pralso the Vegetable Compound for
what it has done for mc.—Mas. Mar-
caret Axdkrso.n, 3G3 Lisbon St.,
Lcwlston, Me.
"Lydia E, Plnkham's Vegetable Compound has cured mo of puinful menstruation and backache. The agony
I suffered during menstruation nearly
drove me wild. Now this is all over,
thanks to Mra. Plnkham's medicine and
advice."—Mna. Carrie V. Wii.i.iahb,
South Mills, N.C.
The great volume of testimony
proves conclusively that Lydia E.
Plnkham's Vegetable Compound is a
safe, sure, aud almost Infallible rem*
edy tncasesof Irregularity, suppressed,
•icessive, or painful monthly period-1*
LO .ward Orlcg at   llonir*.
Edward Grieg, the distinguished Nor*
weglan composer, a- hte oamo  aui;-
gests, claims kinship with the northern
portion of the I'nlted Kingdom,   Over
a century ago  hit  great-grand father
] left Fraserburgh, settled In Norway,
i and changed his name  of Orolg  to
j Qrleg,   The eminent pianist hns been
deterred from visiting Scotland us fro-
quently as he should like,   from   the
aversion he bus to the si-h.    Hi- invni
, to being ihe worst of sailors, nud will
never forget, he tolls, the night of hor-
rorn ho once endured in crossing from
Bergen  t<*  Aberdeen.   Grieg's   Norwegian home Is situated h few miles
from    Bergen;   Troldhaiig,     or    thu
"Witches' Hillock," he hns named It.
1 Over the entrance to the house, which
I Is surrounded by heather knolls nnd
I birch plantations, nud overhanging one
: of tiie numerous hikes in the district,
j are painted the words, "Edward Grieg
•■ wishes to ho left alone till 8 o'clock."
j A considerable portion of his work la
accomplished In a little building, fitted
up with the scores of Wagner, a piano
aud his favorite books.—London Times.
Sea of Petroleum Down There.
It Is believed by oil exports Hint West
Virginia Is underlaid by a won of petroleum. The output of white Band oil
for 1S07 amounted to over lS.OOO.lKK)
barrels.
Worms In a Hunt.
A atrnnge Item In thu Bishop Burton
Church accounts for Inst year Is: "To
killing worms in the bust of John Wesley, 10 shllllnga."
The further ii country woman la compelled to Inlni' egg*, the in uro she
wants for thom when she arrived In
town.
OJVJB ENJOYS
Both tlie method and results when
Syruj. of Pigs U taken; it is pleasant
and refreshing to the tasto, and acts
gently yet promptly on the Kidneys,
Liver and Bowels, cleanses the system effectually, dispels colds, headaches and fevers and cure? habitual
constipation. Syrup of Figs in the
only remedy of it.« kind ever produced, pleaaing to the taste and acceptable to the stomach, prompt in
its action and truly beneficial in il.-*
effect-', prepared only from tlie most
healthy ana agreeable substances, its
many excellent qualities commend it
to all and have made it the most
popular remedy known.
Syrup of Pigs is for pale in BO
Bent bottles by all leading druggists. Any reliable druggist whn
may not have it on hand will procure it promptly for any one who
wishes to try it. Do not accept any
substitute,
CALIFORNIA FI0 SYRUP UU.
m    SAM fPAHCISCO. CAL.
tOutsviLU. sr. eta wm, H.r.
CLEVELAND
COTTAGE COLORS
rait mist   nm map
But Reputation.
Belt Piint for Dealer Of Consumer.
Color Card. Sent Free.
Cleveland Oil & Paint Mfg. Co..
PORTLAND, OREGON.
YOUR LIVER
WiwrtS* **i.*].e n.m.er *n\so iv nm
imam wai Mil /au totl D-MUt.   ttt tt I
yarn 4na-* * *•»? wbolett)* diug how
fr-m Mr»art A ■•!■.«■ Drm OV, SMttlt,
Is It Wrti|7
Get It RlfhL
Keep It Ri|fc t
iv. \.
ai. ■»■«.
I llrat rV-utl'i ■*>*'.,<." 'ii\-Y.'\i,'i*-J.' Or* |
in tliiiii.   *-<M hf iiniitKlnLD.
EaoazEnB (loud Policy All Around.
By the way, if there is a business man
Ih Craubrook who is using blank letter
heads and blank envelopes, he shuiild
talk business for a few minutes with n
Herald representative. You sell goods.
We pritit stationery, Let us get together. We believe in every citizen ol
Cranbrook buying every dollar's worth
of goods they use of Cruubrook merchants, and we practice what we pi each.
We believe in Craubrook printing being
done in Cranbrook, and we are happy to
say that the merchants ot Cranbrook
lake the same view.
McVittie & Hutchison's Bargain List.
Seven room bouse and two lots at
J650.
Three room house and shed and one
lot, $260,
Fun Uhed restaurant in good location,
$900.
Brick bake oven with bouse and stable
and lot, $360.
Three room house aud lot east ofthe
creek, $125.
Taken to thc Nelson Jail.
Mr. Bullock-Webster  lelurneil to Nelson Saturday morning  having in charge
Felix Paste, the Italian charged with the
murder of Ivhviml Ryan, Mike Messico,
clmged with being an accessory after
tl.e fact, and Willinm Mansfield, the
young mnn who hit Paste witli the poker
nud   was   really   the   cause   of all  the
trouble.	
Want tu llui Uie Cosmopolitan.
Messrs. Small ami Musgriive have had
11 number of liberal oilers for the Cosmopolitan hotel, which goes to show
that the hotel is doing a big bminess.
The reason for ibis is the fact that the
house is liisl elass iu every respect, aud
those who patronize it are continually
singing its praises.
New CI111r.l1 in Cranbrook.
Father Coccolo, of St. Eugene Mission, was in town yesterday, He stated
that a Catholic church would be built in
Cranbrook in a very short time ami that
arrangements were now being made for
11 site.
NOTICE.
Notice is hereby nlven tlmt sixty days nfter
riau- 1 intend to apply to ttio Clilot Commissioner
or Units ami Work* tm* permission tn purolinsQ
tlm followli h described litndsi Comiiioiv 1 ignl
uorlliwost comoi o( lui B7 block 1, thence catt iu
chains, UioncQ north id chains, thence west 40
mains, ilieneo folIowtoR the bend ot tlio river to
point or oomiuouci'iiitiiit, coutaiuliig in; acres
more or less,
icii/iiii.tli M, Pemvli'k.
Dated at Fort .Steele, April 4, UJ!W. 4
Queen's Hotel
*****************
E. C. Clarke, Proprietor.
(Lola- ill Royal Hotel, Ciliary.)
BAKER STREET,
NELSON, B. C.
A Modern Hotel,
IlKAiTH  TIlKOUOItOUT WITH  HOT Mil
Anil l'rovltloil Willi ovory convenience.
ttKKHHKHmH***"'^
£  Call and See Us
Eastern Prices *
* ...THE...
I B. C.
I Clothing dt House
S      MAGGS & HUGHES
X C. Maggs
IS
t* Lato of Ihiilsoti
ml Hay e>lil]iaiiv,
mt U'liuilici:.
F. W. Hughes *
lain nre p. *
shires, Win*  *
vW W- ll"'ll11' liwirbbrealwrs
jjj   vv ol llllil prices,  Kattern
u_ store uow In Cranbrook for
Hi prices.     Tha quality of our
i- gooiis ii the best, snd the
3 styes are iu>Mata	
1*
J Suits, from $7 Up
?      Choice Neckwear, 25c Up
We alio onrry a lino of ladles*
villi blouses  Dressmaking on
tlioproilli esliyMls>|'*li'telicr-
lateof Pun Metis. 'I'oadver-
thu tills ili'i'artiiu'lit we wilt
make ooinnlot**, including Rift*
torltU, nuniHl blnok ol itli nktrt <*-,
tat ■*':'■'1.  Mail orders attend- <f
cd proioi't y	
ft   Pi'idite Uliii'k
_ Onn Hank otConun
1- w
%itttttttttlmii*i******&
pORT STEELE CIGAR STORE,
V, H. KARATOPSKY, Prop.
Cigars, Tobacco and Cigars.
Wills Brand ol Tobacco.    Pool and Billiards.
Port Htoclo, Hrlllsh Columhla.
Wood and Freight.
J. H. McMULLIN.
GJlANI'ItOOK, 11.0.
Is Prepared to Furnish Wood
and Deliver Same Promptly on
order. Well seasoned and cut
to stove length.
PRI'IGHTING AND HAULING
Of all kinds will receive prompt
attention.
CRANBROOK,
®-^!>-®-^}p!y^Hiy-®-®-®-^r-®-^^
British Columbia.
w.
F. TATE
The Jeweler
"■Mil have liis new st-'Ok liore In t«*0 nr
three weeks, ai ptisent he Is lowed
one door east ot tlio bank ol Commerce
Sing Lee
Proprietor of the
Vancouver
 LaundryS
The new building west of Tlie
Herald office, The best of
work. Call ami see bim. Ute
prices ure the lowest.
Are You dt dt*\
Going to Build •
If so, sec ...
JAMES GREER
K
Contractor and Builder
He is a busy man, because lie pleases
tlie people, but he will furnish jou plans
and specifications, and give you estimates on any building idea you may
have.
Cranbrook
jt   oi   B. C.
Leave your order to get
Your Yard Cleaned
OO
0.
Or Freighting of any kind at
Toronto Clothing; Store.
S.J.MJVRSH,
Freighter
Prompt Attention.
Prices Moderate.
T. W. LEASK
tot-
Planing Mill
ii .nd Sash and ::
ii     Door Factory
...Manufacturers of...
Sash  a* Doors jt Mouldings
jt   Frames   jt
Band Sawing   jt Turning
Cranbrook
C. L. HILLIARD,
General
Blacksmith
CRANBROOK, B. C,
HOUSl'SIIOI'lNO.    MININO WORK
ami OI'NliRAI, REPAIRING.
WAGON   WOOD-WORK
Promptly Attended tc.
Cranbrook
Bakery,
R, S. McNeil, Prop'r.
I have just completed a large brick
oven and am nnw prepared to furnish
the best of bread. I will deliver regularly throughout the town, and forward
bread to any point on tlie line   of road
j. H. KING
Physician and Surgeon.
Ol'I'ICK—SIIRH'.OC''   BLOCK,
CRANUROOK,    ::::::    Ii. G.
H. I.. Cummins, C. B.
PROVINCIAL  LAND  SURVBVOR
roirr sthhi.i;, i i  iiiiitisii (jolumiha
Tht2 Purity of our druS?s and chemicals   ?
TliA Arrurarv With which our prescrip-
l lie /-lavtvUl a\,y tionsare prepared, and
TflP -stnhllitv 0f a" our preparations,
1 lie OldUllliy combined with fair deal
ing, are'the sterling qualities on which we are
building'an honest business.
It pays to
deal at the
i»J»-|4i**l*l**-|ilJJ4-|l**if»aaH-rf(*a(rtl>f**fitaa(ijei
f D A IV R Dnn 1^ ,s the divisional point of the Crows
••VIV/^IX DIVVFWIV Nest Pass Railroad.
f t*a£ltlhf*.fin1<f  ^as a I0=s,:aii rour-d house, large machine
•wl dllUi UUIV shops, expensive railroad buildings and ex=
tensive railroad yards.
Cranbrook ,s the natural and commercial center of South East
Kootenay.
Cranbrook 's the headquarters for wholesale houses and corporations of South East Kootenay.
Cranbrook Is the best starting point for all the mining districts in
South East Kootenay.
Cranbrook Is building rapidly and her population is increasing week after
week.
Cranbrook offers the best field today for business men, builders, contractors,
manufacturers and investors.
For further information, maps and prices of lots, apply to
L. A. HAMILTON,
B. C. LAND INVESTMENT, AGENCY,      C. P. R. Land Commissioner,
WINNIPEG, MANITOBA.
V. HYDE BAKER, Local Agent.
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VICTORIA AND VANCOUVER.
Post Office Drug Store,
R. E. BEATTIE, Prop'r.
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I J. LEASK, S THE TAILOR
•?::l .The Best Slock, lhe Mosl Satisfactory Prices, aid
ir] First-Class  Work.      Repairing Neatly  Executed.
I MAKES SUITS THAT FIT
I SELL IT! 5
Fort Steele UWI
Brewing Co.'s....  PoftCf...
and
Best on Earth   .*>
In Wood or Bottles
Joe Mitchell, Agt.
Cranbrook, U. C.
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I East Kootenay
1  S Hotel **
T. T. Richards {
Proprietor ::: ;:.     %
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Tliis hotel lias been refitted and rffiirnlslieil.   flic ttililo
iethe best.    Satisfactory rates f.ivcn regular Itimiilurs.
, Baker Street       :-:       :-:        :-:       Cranbrook, B. C.
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^OYAL HOTEL,
THOMAS WELLMAN, Prop'r"
Finest Wines, Liquors and Cigars.
First Class in Every Respect.
CRANBROOK ST. CRANBROOK, B. C
*^**********************e*^
The Cranbrook
Lumber Co.
[Saw and Planing Mills
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CRANBROOK, B. C.
-ALL   KINIlS   OF-
Rough and
s
I Dressed Lumber,
I Dimension Lumber,
I   j Shingles and
I Houldings. ,
I IN STOCK OR MADE TO OBDER.
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Nails.
Q. H. niNER, Prop.
Have advanced 65c per Ucr,
Glass over 30 per cent, Oils,
Painta- Etc., in proportion.
Our Prices Remain
the Same	
While llie present stock last.
A large stock of Stoves and
General Hardware ou hand.
Tin sin ith ing in connection.
Alt work promptly executed.
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M. Mclnnes g Co.
Wholesale and Retail...
BUTGHERS
Fernie, Wardner,
Cranbrook,
Fort Steele,
Moyie.
>MI»M»»»** •»■»•»••-©,
T. A. Creighton,
The Grocer.
Have you seen his stock ?   It includes the best of everything,
fresh and up to date.
Notions, Furnishings, etc.
Fruit, Fish and Oysters.
The housewife and the bachelor should deal with him,   It will pay them.
■ * . . . mmii^m m aia-in ....... mini. . . . » ...... (■)
COSMOPOLITAN
HOTEL
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SMALL & MUSQRAVE,
Proprietors.
This hotel has just been opened to the public. The building
is one of the best in East Kootenay. The furniture is new
and the table is first-class. We have every facility for pleasing
the public and we propose to do it.
Warmed Throughout by Furnace Heat.
Cranbrook, B. C.
Rates, $2.00 per day.
Short orders day and night.
Cranbrook
Hotel s *£
Quests Comfort a Specialty
Good Stabling in Connection
Nearest to railiond and depot.    Has accommodations for the public unequalled in Cranbrook.
RYAN & MORRISON
 Proprietors
Commercial Hotel...
Baker Street, Cranbrook, B. C.
Conducted on the European Plan
"WELL .*iPPOINTED CLUB ROOMS
Best  Wines and   Liquors at the  Bar
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•....inn riv/1 cl..... port
STEELE
INTERNATIONAL
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R. (i. SHIER, Prop.
Mr   Shirr  has imrrhimcd
the VeuiiHtii hotel ntul coin*
g       blued it wiih the International*  nilll   now   Iiiih  Ihe
..iii*--.-.i nud brut located
hotel in Furt Steele. Special attention given to the (ruveling public. When
iu Fortitude atop nt the InteriuilioiiHl,
§ Sample Rooms for Commercinl Men
Crows Nest Pass
$5PER
TON
Coal g Coke
J. H. LAIDLAW,
Agent for East Kootenay.
niNINQ BROKER. Crailbrook, B. C.
', lt. ItOHH, 11. W. IIRUOIIMRU
ROSS & HERCHMER
Banisters, Solicitors,
Notaries Public,
Conveyancers.
I'lumilinon rraiilirni* nnim
ami Pout steki.k.     '■■ nml "' iiiimsoii muck
GEO. R. LEASK,
(Utoof Toronto)
Builder and Contractor,
CRANBROOK, B. C.
Ail kinds oMobliliiH promptly pttonried to,  K»-
tinuitcs fiirnlilmil 011 ii|i|illtjatloa
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