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Array THE CRANBROOK HERALD.
VOLUME   2.
CRANltliOOK,   BRITISH   COLUMBIA,   TIIUUSDAY,   JANUAKY   11.   1900.
STUMBEB 13
Hon. Givo. A. Cox, President.
The Canadian Bank of Commerce.
B. E. Waikkr, Gen. Man-
PAID-UP CAPITAL; $6,000,000.00,
A General Hanking Business Transacted.
Deposits Received.
London Agents—The Hank of Scotland.
CRAM1K00K BRANCH.
PORT smi-l.n BRANCH. J, W. H. SMYTHE, Manager.
THE DRUGGIST.
Itpaystolradewithhim
The finest stock of stationery in Kootenay.
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j The Cranbrook
! Lumber Co.
i
|        Saw and Planing Mills
| :::AT
CRANBROOK, B. C
-ALL   KINIlS   OF-
| Rough and
! Dressed Lumber, j
i 1
I Dimension Lumber, 1
f Shingles and J
1 flouldings. J
IN STOCK OR MADE TO ORDER.
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"The S Emporium"
...Our Stock Is Complete In...
Dry Goods, Clothing,
Boots and Shoes,
Ready Made Clothing,
Gents' Furnishings,
Crockery and Glassware.
♦ ••>•••>»» -fMtrQ
! Cranbrook
Hotel 3 3
■wests Comfort a Specialty
Good Stabling In Connection
Nearest t<" rntliond and depot.   Has accntnmodn-
linns  for  tbo public unequalled  U' Crnnbrook.
JAMES RYAN
 Proprietor
Fort Sleele Mercantile Co.
(Limited.)
dt
Wholesale and Retail
Men's Furnishings
And Groceries
Wines, Liquors and Cigars.
Cranbrook & Fort Steele ** Wardner
EG!I!/-':!3"-i!:-?H'13Sta*EiE£i;
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A SHAME AND A DISGRACE.
Thc citizens of Cranbrook have reached llie limit in school matlera- :••*,
They have pleaded and begged for relief, hut to no avail.     At tbe pres- ^
ent time there are 125 children   anxious  to  attend school, and their par- 2
ft
cuts, permanent citizens of the town, are distracted over the lack of school ff
facilities. »
One school room mid one teacher for 125 pupils.    It is a shame and ff
n disgrace.     Crowding the room to the utmost, and giving the teacher 60 &
pupils lo handle, which ia too mauy for anyone, Ihere are still 50 to 60 j»
Children unable to enjoy the advantages of a school. >
An indignation meeting was htltl last night, and umuy citizens ex- ft
pressed themselves.    Telegram! were sent to Premier Semlin and Col. ft
Baker, demanding immediate relief.     Another meeting wi'l be held at 9
Odd Fellows ball this evening to consider the replies.   Parents and citi- &
Kens, you are all interested in having proper school facilii its.   Turnout -*•>
tonight.   Ke«p lhe pot boiling. S
JOLLY  GOOD   FELLOWS
The Me-Khg Banquet Was a Very
Great Success.
GOOD SONGS AND WITTY SPEECHES
Many Friends Gathered to Show
Their Esteem of the Departing: Guests.
For they nro Jolly good fellows,
Wliieli nobotly can deny.
The banquet tendered Mr. William
Doble aud Dr, J. H. King on last Thurs
day night, as a farewell testimonial by
their numerous frieuds in Cranbrook,
was one the most successful events in-
the history of South East Kootenay.
At 10 o'clock tbe tables in the dining
room ol the Cranbrook hotel were
crowded, aud on the faces of all present
wns a look of satisfaction and pleasure-
not over the news of the departuie of
frieuds, but over the opportunity to
show their appreciation of the Stirling
qualities of the two guests of the evening. The committee in charge displayed
great wisdom in their selection of chairmen, for F. M. Medhurst and John
Hutchison, hy tbeir ready wit aud power
of speech, set the pace for the jollity of
the evening, and soou placed every one
at ease aud on their metal. Mr. Doble
sat on tbe right of Mr. Medhurst. and
Dr. King occupied a similar position
with Mr. Hutchison. When the guests
were all sealed, the heavily-laden tables
were attack-d wilh a zsst aud spirit that
betokened good stomachs aud reliable
appetites. When lhe viands had been
dispatched, cigars were passed around
uml those present settled back to enjoy
tbe feast of reason and good fellowship
lhat was to follow. Mr. Uutchisan proposed the toast of the Queen, coupled
With the name of W. S. Keay, ami
glasses were filled aud heartily drained
lo the health of lCugland's queeu, "a
queenly woman and a womanly queen."
The guests of lhe evening were proposed hy Mr. Medhurst, who spoke iu a
feeling maimer of Messrs. Doble and
King, deploiing their departure, but ex
pressing tbe wish that tbey might soon
return. In tbis, both Mr. Doble and
Mr. King replied, thanking tbeir friends
for such oner whelming evidences of
friendship. Mr. Doble Baid that he
hoped circumstances might bring him
again to South Kast Kootenay and Cranhrook, while Dr. King assured bis
friends that bis absence would be only
temporary and that be would return to
Cranbrook in a few weeks to resume his
work among those who had been so uniform iu their kindness to him.
The toasls proposed were as follows:
Tbe Queen—W. S. Keay.
Our Guests— 1*. M. Medhurst.
Aruiy nud Navy—In silence.
learned Professions—W. I*. Gurd, G.
H, Richardson.
Mining Interests—A. W. McVittle and
James Ryan.
Tbe Press— ti. ti  Simpson.
Commerce—J. Fink, G. II, Miner and
O. II- Bremner.
Ladies—W. S- Keay, Mr. Parker and
R. Iv. Beattie.
Manufacturing—A. Leitch, Sr.. J. W.
Robinson and James Greer.
Kast Kootenay Is All Right —John
Hutchison.
Banking Interests—J. W. H. Smythe.
Pioneers—II. Cummins.
Songs—J. W. Robinson and the Hughes
brothers.
Interspersed witb the toasts several
telegrams were rend hy the chairmen.
Among them were the following:
Winnipeg, Jan. 4,1900.
Chairmen of the Doble-Kiug Reception Committee:—Owing to recent severe Illness in my political family, am
uuable to attend. See Beattie for particulars. Greenway.
Victoria, Jan. 4, 1900,
Chairmen of the Doble-King Reception Committee:—Accept my congratulations.   I hope Wells gets here in time.
, .Semlin.
Montreal, Jan. 4, 1900.
Chairmen of the Doble-Kiug Reception Committee:—Owing lo great pie.s
of business in connection witli changing
o ir main liue so that it will enter Fort
Steele, I am unable to be present iu per
sou, but like Brother Seagram, my spirit
is with you always. Shaughnessy.
Fort Steele, Jan. 4. *9°°-
Chairmen of the Doble-King Reception Committee:—Sorry I cannot be
with you, but our railway is not yet fin
hbed and no living man in Steele knows
where Cranbrook is, although they read
the Prospector, Grace.
Fort Steele, Jan. 4, 1900.
Chairmen of the Doble-King Reception Committee:—If your feed were to
be held at Fort Steele Junction I should
have been there. f a bra th.
Winnipeg, Jan. 4, 1900,
Chairmen of the I*>ble-King Reception Committee:—As I have undertaken
to make Manitoba prosperous, I cannot
be witb you. Archie Leitch will Bay
something for me.
Hugh John McDonald.
tt was at a late hour wheu the last
speech was delivered and the last song
was sung, and then all joined bauds and
united in singing Auld Lang Syne, and
then dispersed, wishing the guests of
tbe evening a merry, happy ti ip.
NORTH STAR BRANCH.
Rails Vill Be Laid Into Kimberley By January 25.
The North Star branch is rapidly
nearing completion, ami at the pesei t
time there is a larg* ..force of men employed on tbe work. M. II. MacLeod,
engineer in charge, says that the steel
will he laid into Kimberley by thc 25th
of this month, providing no accident occurs to interfere with the progress of tbe
work. At the present time there nre
about So cnrloads of material in the
local yard for the branch aud everything
possible is being done lo push the work
forward.
The Fight al Ladysmith.
London, Jan, 9, 3:45 am.—After desperate fighting witb fierce hand-to-hand
conflicts, General White ami the besieged British garrison at Ladysmith
have beaten off the Boers. General
White sent a brief report of the battle
by heliograph signals lo General Buller,
and the latter transmitted it to the war
office. "The enemy was repulsed every
where wilh great loss," reported White,
'greatly exceeding that on my side,
which will he repotted as soon as the
"ists are completed."
So General White stills holds out, or
did so 60 hours ago, wheu the Boers,
ousted from iheir foothold inside the
works, suspended their assault at nightfall. England has taken heart. The
situation, however, is worse. The be-
leagured city must have expended large
amounts of ammunition which cannot
be replenished, and must have lost a
number of officers and men, which is
counterbalanced, so far as tbe garrison
is concerned, by the greater loss of the
Boers.
Genernl White still needs relief, and
the difficulties confronting General Buller are as great as before. The former's
unadorned st-uteuces, as read and reread, suggest eloquently tbe peril in
which the town was for 14 hours, and
how barely able hia 9000 men were to
keep from being overcome. Tbe chief
concern for General White is in respect
of ammunition. Sixty-eight days ago,
at the beginning of the seige, his small
ammunition was vaguely described as
•plenty." His artillery then had 300
rounds per gun. Some of the batteries
have been in action frequently since
then, and all were probably engaged
Inst Saturday. His stock of shells, consequently, must be low, aud this will
make it difficult for General White to
co-operate in a movement by General
Buller.      	
Fort Steele News.
From the I'rosiwutor-
Thomas T. McVittie and bride returned to Fort Steele several days ago aud
are now comfortably settled in their
home on Riveiside aveuue.
W. R. Ross, accompanied hy Mrs.
Ross, went to Rosslaud a few days ago.
It is reported that F. P. Norbury,
owner of Fish Lake ranch, wbo has
been In England for some lime, wilt
shortly return lo Fort Sleele.
It is learned that the post ofiice at
Wild Horse has been discontinued by
order from the department.
Wanted.
Twenty-five good lie makers for Jaffray.   Apply at Crnnbrook hotel.
O'Neil & Cameron.
Theo Gold Copper
flitiing Company
*Q~—
Limited
This company has been organized to operate the Excess, Copper Crown and
other properties. There is a shaft on the Excess 63 feet in depth, and the showing
at this time is of a nature that places this property amonp the best prospects in South
eW East Kootenay.   They are situated about five miles from Cranbrook and Fort Steele
K and one-eighth of a mile from the Crows Nest Pass Railway.
% Capital Stock, $500,000; divided into 2,000,000 shares at par value of 25 Cls.
f 1,000,000 shares in the treasury.
Jf OFFICERS.—.W. B. Townsend, Rossland, broker, president;   George Bremner,  Cranbrook,
fg     merchant, vice president; I-. B. VanDecar, Cranbrook, hotel keeper,   2nd   vice   president;
Af     C. M. Edwards, Cranbrook, agent, Scc'y-Treas; J. B. Saucier, managing director
ST DIRECTORS—E. N. Ovimett, Rosslaud; W. F. (turd, Cranbrook; O. H.   Miner,   Cranbrook;
■M     Leonard Craig, Rossland.
HEAD OFFICE--CRANBROOK, B. C.
I lmve lieen appointed official ngent for lhe company, ntul am authorized lo place a block of ioo ooo shares
at 5 cents per share, payable ill five monthly installments, io per cent ilown anil jo per cent a month.
CHRISTIAN'S DUTY IN WAR
Rev. Gordon Preaches a Feeling Sermon
on Ihe Subject of the Hour.
REVIEWS HISTORY OF THE CONFLICT
And Says thc Lord is With Those
Battling for Humanity and
Civilization.
In Knox Presbyterian church nn Sunday evening Inst, the Rev, I). I* Gordon,
B. A., preached a timely sermon on "A
Christian's Duty iu Time of War." lie
based his remarks on thc words of Matthew 10:37: "Think not thnt I em
come to send pence on earth; I came not
to send pence, hut n sword," and nlso
Luke 22:36: "He that hath no sword
let him sell his garment, and buy one."
The spenker referred to these clear
ud explicit statements of Christ as
showing that he foresaw that wnr was
not soon to pass from the earth; that so
long as sin ruled in human hearts, ni*,d
meu bound themselves together to
further their own ambitions and selfish
schemes, wnr was inevitable.
"But how are we to reconcile such
statements made by Christ with that
name—Prince of Peace—given him by
the enraptured prophet of old, who saw
His day aud rejoiced; a name given Him
by countless millions of loving hearts,
who year after year have sung His praises,
since the angels began that glad refrain,
"Glory to God In the Highest, and On
Earth, Peace, Good Will to Men." Is
He unworthy of that name? Does he
counsel war? Has Ilia mission failed?
Has He been defeated in the great work
which He come to do? Ah, no! But
he well foreknew that there would be
'wars and rumors of war,' that righteousness in its struggle with wickedness,
that light in overcoming darkness would
again aud again have to nppeal to the
sword. But, He olso knew that as the
God of heaven ruleth among the nations
of the earth, the evils of war would he
over-ruled for good: that war, witb all its
sickly horrors would, when waged for
the right, be instrumental in piomoting
peace, in advancing civilization and in
upbuilding humanity; yea, would he
made to redound to the glory of God.
Peace reigns in an ideal world, and it
is such n reign of peace lhat God desires
und offers this sin-cursed world, and
toward which His children nre ever
struggling. Nor can such a reigu of
pence he achieved without n struggle
It is folly for men, who live in an imperfect world, to think that they cau renounce war, as so many immigrants now
flocking inlo Canadn, think they can
They may fight no foreign foe, but assuredly the lime will come, yea. has
come, when others will have to fight for
them, if they are to enjoy peace,"
Here the speaker paused to point out
how great is the struggle required to
maintain peace within the individual,
withiu the home and within the nation,
aud then went on lo say, "If il be our
duty to undertake that struggle for tin-
securing of peace wilhin ourselves and
the maintenance of pea^e within our
homes and within our nation, Khali we
he denied the right to rise up in the
strength of God-fearing men aud defend
mnl maintain that peace against the
sword of the foreigner, and the selfish
schemes of ambitious demagogues? No.
Not we, for it is the inalienable right of
every son of Adam to defend his home,
his loved ones and hit. ctimtry by every
means that Giid has given him. When
these are attacked by a foreign foe, all
the highest instincts within you; yen,
the voice of God crletb unto you to rise
up and gird on your sword aud 'he lhat
hath no bwouI let him sell his garment
FRANK B. VANDECAR,
and buy one,* nnd go forth in the name'
of God lo defend your rights, willing to
die If btlt the flig of your country lioats j
over your grave and protects your loved
ones.''
"A war, therefore, which is forced
upon us by a foreign foe, is moral, and
must be undertaken if we are worthy ut;
the names of men, A war like, I be-[
lieve, tlie bite American war, undertaken
iii behalf of suffering humanity, to free!
hundreds of thousands of helpless men
and women from the grasp of oppressors,
is justifiable before God. A war of self-
defense for the protection of life and
liberty, is lawful in   the sight of heaven.
"But you nre thinking of the war in
South Africa. Aie the British justified
iu prosecuting that war, you ask? Let
uh look at the facts. We must go back
to thc Napoleonic wars. Prance and
Holland in 1S06 made war on Gre.il
Britain. She retaliated by capturing
tlie Dutch colony In South Africa, which
was fully ceded to ibe Britisb crown by
the king of ilie Netherlands iu 1S15. In
a few years thousands of British immigrants begat* to pour into ibe colony.
Then began its more enlarged civilized
development. Nor was peace altogether
wauling in this mixed colony. The
majority of lhe Dutch or Boers settled
down and lived wilh tbeir British fellow
citizens tu freedom and a fair degree of
harmony. Where then, you ask, does
the South A ft ican question come in"'
What has caused this deplorable wai?
Apparently this: A number of thinners hated civilization as forced upon
tbem by the British government, partly,
it may be, for some of llie vices which
invariably at company that civilization,
but much more 'because tt interfered
with their vires, their practice of enslaving the natives, llieir disdain of arts and
industry, and their nomadic and half-
savage habits.' Hence they resolved to
escape from it. In 1S34, when the British government abolished slavery and
proffered payment for the slaves, bun
dreds of the Boers, rather than submit,
migrated northward. Thev crossed the
Vaal in 1836, drove out or enslaved the
natives and laid the foundation of lhe
Transvaal Republic. These Transvaal
Boers now number about 85,000) and it te
from them thai all the trouble of today
has arisen.
"Don't think they have enjoyed independence since lhe day lhey crossed
the Vaal. Again and again they have
had to appeal to Great Britain to save
tin m from the lawlessness which theii
own policy festered, and from ex ter 111 i
nation at the bands of enraged natives.
Who then has watched over the whole
South African Empire, including Ihe
Boer settlements, protected ii and gave
it all the advuutages of internal freedom
and self government? Who saved tle|
Transvaal in '75 when the Uoers were
broken and discouraged from the fierce
onslaught of the Zulus? Who has carried them through all tlle hnzaids ol
native warfare uplo the present? It ha*
been Great Britain,   She has protected
that republic. * * • She bMContributed
almost all ihe capital and energy which
has developed it and made il a great
state. When crippled by the Zulus slit*
restored it under the suzerainty of the
Queen. * * * In '^4, at the London convention, Paul Kruger promised practically equality of rights tn all while men
He theu, also, Invited capitalists and
miners to come into his country. Accepting that invitation they have flocked
in in such numbers as to outnumber the
Boers and threaten llieir political
supremacy. Then, forgetting his prom
tee made in London, nnd desiring to
maintain his despotic rule, Paul Kiuger
refused those new settlers any political
status or any right of representation in
their real legislative body. He euacted
facial laws against llum which are
nothing short if persecution. Nowbete
else in the wide world today ilo white
men live under such unjust and oppressive laws. They outnumber the Uoers
two to one, yet they have 110 real vote.
They are at the lueicy ol the law courts.
'They contribute nine-tenths 61 the revenue, yet they have nothing to say lu
the spending ol a single dollar of it.
Their   language  is proscribed  in  the
Cranbrook, B, C.
schools. Their industries are harassed
by absurd tariff* ami monopolies. Prac-
t cally they nre in n condition of serfdom. Nor b«ve the Boers administered
tbe revenue, thus wrung from British
subjects, iu the interests of the public
welfare. They have not sought to de-
velope tbe resources of their country.
But lhey have spent almost the whole of
that immense revenue 011 enriching
themselves and in preparing to drive
theBritiau from South Africa altogether,
wheu a favorable opportunity presented
itself.    •    *    -
"Were not those Britisb suhlects right
in clamoring fur representation (and au
equality of rights with tbe Boer aristocracy? Were uot Salisbury and Chamberlain justified In calling on President
Kruger to abide by his promis; given to
the London convention? Who can say
lhey were not? They have sought peace
b> every means within their power.
They have used the pen to weariness,
aud who a patience that the Boers have
mistaken for weakness, in the vain hope
of making wrongs right. But in the
midst of peace negotiations, ihat people
small in themselves, but inspired by tbe
jealous frowns of Europe, have rashly
commence! and are madlv waging an
aggressive war\
_ Mark you! they are not a litt.e people
lighting in despair for their homes and
their dear fatherland. These were never
in danger. These were never coveted.
* * * Tbey are tne bloody invaders of
British territory. Tbey have crossed
our borders and attacked our people all
unprepared and have arrogantly unfurled
their flag over British soil, and proclaimed it annexed to tbe Transvaal Republic."
Tbe remainder of tbe sermon sought
to justify tlie British in repelling the ii -
vaders, and pointed out the duty of all
citizens at such an awful crisis. "We
must not feign loyalty to the Britisb and
Secretly spread sympathy for the Boers.
We must 1* prepared if need be to gird
on our swords ano go forth to defend
the Umpire. Let us turn to lhat God
in whose name our fathers conquered.
Let us beseech him lo subdue our pride,
conqueror our enemies, and still for his
namesake, to exalt us among nations,
for good to man and for His own glory.
Let us in true humility and with Godly
fear arise to thc duly ofthe hour, strong
in the strength that comes from the consciousness of right and the conviction
that God is wiih us and that he will uphold us, even until that more glorious
future shall have dawned upon us, when
war shall be no more, when the Prince
of Peace shall have extended bis rule
over, not only darkest Africa, but unto
ihe ends of thc earth."
A British Columbia Cool inject.
A copy of the following resolntu n*
has been received from Mayor Garden
of Vancouver, by the Cranbrook board
of trade, and a note urging the co-operation of Cranbrook citizens:
Whereas, it has been distinctly shown
that ao efficient corps from British Col-
umbia could be raised fur active service
at once,
Be il therefore res-jlved, that the mayor
lie requested to send the following telegram lo tbe Honorable Mr. Scmliu, thi
premier of British Columbia:
' Considerable feeling that British
Columbia left nut second contingent
Prom one hundred lo five hundred good
riders and scouts can be raised on short
nolice. Will your government recommend this, assist in equipment and urge
Dominion government to co-operate and
accept service?"
liven if British Columbia is represented on the second contingent the provincial government be requested lo equip
and offer the services of a corps of
mounted scouts nf from  100 to 500 men.
Almost a (-'Ire.
The mof at the home of Mr. Harrison
ou Baker bill, caught fire Tuesday from
the stove pipe. Fortunately it was extinguished in time to prevent disastrous
re-u t ■ T' e bo s.-s of J. R. Costigan
and Mr, D-ummuml were in danger.
D m't Be a Cbubbcr.   Subscribe, CRANBROOK HERALDipp you want
,Good lob Work?
THURSDAY,   -   JAN.    11.  1900
l-\ 1-: si.mI'siin, tumor unt Mtuinuer.
TBII.MM UK SIIIHOIIIITIO.V:
The lloraltl ikulres l.« ulvo tli.- uowsot i
illatrlDt. If yuu know anv iiliniil ynuv to
yuur min.- or your |.uo|.K.. sentl It to this otllci
EDITORIAL   MITES.
If you do come to The Herald
office. That is the kind we
do.    Try us and see.
COSMOPOLITAN
HOTEL
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9*
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E. H. SMALL
Proprietor
WHEN  MOTHER  GETS THE TEA, |
Have you
resolution-* y
oken  your New Year's
When on a Sunday aUfiToen j
Thj children are away,
And wife and 1 at home alone.
She'll look at me and any. -i
  ! "We'll let ihe servants all go out;
The coming, eer will lie a bright one   ^^-Ki'r ."utS'to <io.  .11
for Souttl Bast Kooleiiay. 1*11 set yuur Sunday tea." \     '■
  j And so we watch them as they go.
The maids in ribbon nay,
Butler and cook and ull the rest    t
Depart In bra-VO array.
And when the Inst ims dlsapperaed
l rub my liand-s In rIi-i—
And say; "Now, Mary I  fui* »id times!"
And "Mother" tjets the t**u!
The Canadian contingent, now in the
tield, is Bit Owing up in line shape.
Tin re will be ipiiie o mixup in the
next general provincial election in this
district.
Cranbiook should  hive better school
facilities,   Tlu* present condition is outrageous.
The government at Victoria -still lives.
Mr. Turner concluded to wliltdra v that
vote for a lack of confidence.
The man who stays at home can well
afford to give a dollar or two lo the boys
who have gone to lhe front.
The members of the mounted police
who have started for the front, will be
heard from before llie war is over.
ii tc,
.Jn
nnd Bridget,
like this /
Sho always got lhe teal
Those good old days, wben we werp poor,
And hoys nnd Hlrls-wpi-c small;
Since then tho Lord has prospered us,
While they've grown strong and tall.
And thlnlf thoy ought   to   have   "more
!    Perhaps such things mum be-
But huh I'm longing for the days
When "Mother" got tho tea.
—Louise Edgar, lit N. Y. Independent
Joe Martin is very much iu evidence
ut Victoria just nt present. It is sold
that his gun is loaded with dum dull)
bullets.
The mnn who marries his deceased
wife's sister shows a great head. It
saves becoming used to nuother mother-
in-lnw.
Moyie has made wonderful progress
during the past six month!*, and enn
hnrdly be recognized  ns the same town
There is one great kick among the
Canadians regarding the South African
war. Tbere Is not room for all those
who desire to enlist lor action,
Il looks like there might be n move to
take the schools of British Columbia out
of politics. That time can come none
tno soon for the good of lhe whole province.
ft is understood tbnt the Onlbraith
taction in fort Steele will put up Mr.
Harvey as a candidate for the legislature, while nuother faction over there
prefers Mr, Ross.
The "Herald is not au organ of uny
person or faction, and no mnn is In .a
position to dictate its policy aside from
the editor, It is free from the weight of
mortgages or the evil influences of
bosses.
A list giving Wardner 44 votes must
necessarily be wrong. And ai list giving
Fori Steele 296, as many ns Ferulei
must also be wrong. The trouble evl
deiitlyislh.it there nre many names on
both the Port Sleele nnd Wnrdner lists
of parties who have left the district or
changed their residence.
Tbe Prospector goes into spasms over
the question of removal of government
offices, nud snys thnt only Col. Baker
nnd 'lhe Herald advocate such 11 change.
If that he true, the 1'ro-pector need
have no cause lor worry. If the people
o| tlie ilis'iut do not wish the government offices to be removed to some
point ou tbe railroad, uo change will be
made, nnd if The Herald is shown thai
if is v rong in the assertion tlmt the people of the district desire to have the
oflices nt some point on the rnilroa*1, it
is perfectly willing to let it go at that
Didn't Take the Vote.
Victorin, B C, Jan, 8—There was n
disappointed crowd iu the halls of the
legislature today. Every sent in tin*
spacious gallery wns occupied, and
MiHi-lim: room was nt n premium, the
crowd bbviug gathered in anticipation
of a heated debute on Hon. Mr. Turner's
want of coniideuce motion. But when
the house met nnd Speaker Foster nn-
nouticed that the Turner motion must
take precedence over all olher business.
Mr. Turner asked thai it be ''passed."
Tbis wus not allowed. BO the lltotlottl
dropped, bul will he revived. Joe
Martin, who Is the central figure in the
present political crisis, wns not in his
sent.
The house «at but two hours, during
which lime u lot of routine business, Including petitions, motions and bill** in
their Initial stage*, wns dealt with.
Mr   [tlggins asked for a return nf nil lhe
correspondence in connection with the
elghUhour law, n request, win h was
agreed tn.
A FORESTRY IDYL.
HY BI. ft PADEN. ■   • *'
Tbe wide doors of lhe Forestry building at the great Columbian exposition
were hospitably open to the sunshine
nud winds from blue Lake Michigan;
ihey entered and played hide-and-seek
nbout the place, not dispelling, but
blending with and currying about that
pweetli pungenl scent thai seemed to
discerning "wood lovers" thc splrlt-eB-
seuce of nil tho free, wild forest lives
concentrated here In this wild-wood citadel, In the heart of a city, ninid thc
tramping multitude from all corners of
the crowded earth.
Ita living fragrance lingered nrouud
several hearts of giant uiuiinrcji trees,
gnnrls from misshapen forest gnomes,
birch bnrk fashioned into slender
canoes, opulent slabs of warm mnlmg-
■uiy nr rosewood, polished, satiny surfaces, smooth ns ilu* mirroring waters
over whleh the glad boughs once bent,
or marked by nature's subtle mimicry
Wlih tlie bird's eye that peeped through
the maple branches, thc swirl of Tne
curling eddy beneath the ash, or a
liundredkindred traceries* it stoic from
the spicy growths of 'ropicclimes, even
from the cocou-woven mats of the
French pavilion nnd the odd little baskets mid quninl Bonvenirs of ihe Japs.
It. hud perhups long died out of the
finely pressed, mounted, ami encased
exhibits of twig and leaf, (lower aud
fruit, front thc woods of tlio different
slate.-.; bui somehow the mun standing
spellbound among these scientific dry
bones of the "wild woods of West Virginia" fell il sweep ncross the senses of
bis memory with n wave of olden fragrance that submerged nil his inter
years, the struggles, the gains, the dig-
allien thai luul made him whnt he was—
one ymi would mark in n crowd 11
leader, a man of great affairs.
How he had ever happened toget ni
from his crowding satellites, to be ttli
here among thGse mute reminders cf
et to be remembered ivlth-
* scarcely knew. So one
iim;   nothing   broke   tlu
days too
out pain
[Tcngnizi
.spell.
Whut a bewildering breath it was (bat
lil«w over* him from the old woods, holding t oi- moist, spongy odor nr t he breaking spring soil, rich with losl year's
leaves; ibe strange, exhilarating whisper of grov-Ing, (lowing life, of hidden
\inlii-; the deepening scents of summer; 1 he et herenll/ed airs of languorous
fall; breath of spring burgeon and
autumn fruitage in ono magic, impossible whole'
lie piiw a train Ilie white dogwood
blooms, the glory of ilu* frost-kissed
leaves, the red nplccberrles, lie saw
them wlinro he had plnccd them, crowning the dark lucks uf her proud little
head, resting on ber breast, encircling
her round young throat.
The redbud's early spring glory showered nbout him again, as Boft, aa glowing, as ber shy, light maiden kisses, but
! gene
seemed to him that he would give his
world to be standing under the old
trees iu hia young manhood again, call*
lug to her "to let her kuow that he
guessed her first ut tbe tryst and biding for maiden pride. Once he bud
come upou ber, wearied with waiting
nud hiding lest hu find hi i* waiting,
curled up iu the colls of n wild grapevine, fast asleep, with the rears of tired [
disappointment on her lung lashes (Hi
to find her so ngnin, ta take ber in bis
nniis and kiss awny the lenrs, und then
go wandering through thc sunset woods
until it were time to step together over
tlu* edge Into the dim world beyondl
"We chore the spot in the old grave.
yard nt the edge of llie forest," he recalled, "iimi should cover us both until
the birds snug und (he new leaves unfolded on the resiM-ivc-iuii morning."
Somewhere Hi iv wasa oostl*, iiinrM*'
ihat recorded the virtues of his wife's
first   husband-  Ihe  love  uf  lu*i* youth,
doubtless! she would rest better there
—hut, room for liim'.'
The face of his wife's brother struck
on his vision across tlie crowd. Some
men near were t*lkIngof n vast concern,
enrolling many fortunes, yel whose future he held al a nod. Why should he
feel old and ns if life were over?
He wns waking from his dream that
she woe near nud thai he might come
upon her at any moment. lie turned
awny. almost stumbling aver those in
hte pnth. Unheeding bis steps, Pave
ihat he turned in the opposite* direction
from where his wife's brother stood, he
wns passing the North Carol inn ptfvillon,
Wns he drenming still? Who but one
could be thnt small, brown figure, fallen
asleep on I In* rhododendron settee, 1I10
quaint knots and gnnrls thai udmioked
a curven buck framing her figure ns had
the grapevine coil?  Tears glittered on
Iter lashes.
"Tired fo denth I" someone said, smiling and stepping away softly. He sat
down beside her, took her hands in his,
and quickly kissed a tear aw-ay, just as
be had done—why, it seemed but yes-
terdny.
"Another Columbian bride nnd
grooml" tillered a group of young girls,
quick Id spy romance in n corner. It
eould not be so many years, after all.
ho thought
She stirred and snid something in the
Everything first class. Rooms newly furnished, well
lighted, well ventilated, and heated by furnace. Conveniently
located, and ranks with the best.
First'dass Dining room and best of Cigars and Liquors,
Rates, $2.00 per day. n     -     t   t>  n
Short orders day and night.        -Lranbrook, D* L*
Get ready for our new skating rink.
I have just received a large shipment of        *•* *.<        *,< jh
Club   and   Hockey   Skates
OF AIL SIZES
The..,
Refitted Throng bout
OttO of the Most Comfortable
Hotels in Kast Kootenay.
Newly Furnished
Royal	
...Hotel
Inngunge of the dream
"Witch-hazel!" Ah, thnt was his teasing name for her in Hume past days-
tin* winning Utile witch, with her shining hazel eyes 11 inl iiiit-hrnwti hii tl". And
here wus the "honey locust," with its
soft while blooms, its sweets, and Its
stinging thorns; thnt wus be, too, he
had said angrily, Um now he knew be
.sweets unguarded by thorns are cheap;
nut to know llial it hau been bis tu crush
those willful Httlo tliortw nnd store the
pweeta fur all bis life's seasons, Mislead
of drawing nwny petulnntly, with a hurt
pride that seemed petty vanity now.
What wan the final quarrel, after nil'.1
lie could nol tell; but, far an were these
julceless, impa'cd   "b| imens"    from ' nway
the sweet/toss of hopeful youth and love, I me Ir
Them was the knotty "Iloreulescltib" | "Xo, I liiivu been lonely, loo, and 1
In lhe comer; here were thc still glossy Ihlnk Dun has: bis mother has been
leaves of the laurel. Bttrely he had j dead for years. Won't you come to iw
wielded ono nnd won the olher from the and lei us lose our loneliness nil togeth-
frreat world beyond the forest, as In er, nil three? I—I have not forgotten
those uld 'lays he hnd dreamed of dn-1 your mother: 1 think she would be Imp.
Ills nnme wns n talisman, In thc py to know of it. as sbe Pes waiting
struggle and ihe glow of there in the old graveyard til the edge
heart had (.Town ctllotls tu ' of the wood, with lhe snows uf Its win-
unlnfetllgil
world.
Tho downcas( lids roubledhim.nsthe
resemblance of sl.-ep to death sometimes urges us ii Ureal; the former.
When She waked ,nd be looked into her
eyes, the past vnuld live ngnin. It
would he like looking into one's own
warm home hi i,
Ile kissed m.jiv the other tear.
"Ilnzel!" - **4
She awoke startled.
Oh, ihe dear, dead drei ms of youthl
Do tbey m ver come Unci,, then? What
was it, so .ike yet different? A fire like
ours In a neighbor's house, or a home
fire to which one ret a-up forgotten?
She called him by tl eempty title men
had given hlm, not 1 v the royal name
of the old. young love*, She looked, not
into bis eyes, hut at the locks waving
above his forehead, and he felt their
frosty whiteness against the brown 01
hers.
"you did remember her'.' And you
knew she called me Hazel.' I nm so
■/bid yuu spoke to me j anyone who
kuew her would know me. Or did Don
—Mr.—your son tell ymi who 1 was? J
saw you often, but was afraid to speak
10 ynu."
"Where is she?" he asked, his strong
dreams and memoriescrystnllining, bin
Uie truth was vngue nl first.
"Mnlber"--tbe girlish brywn eyes
lilled with tears—"is in the old grave-
yhrd—you will remember it—on the
hill ni tho edge of tho woods. We
walked Ihere often. She wanted tn lie.
she snid, where the shadows and the
leaves nf the old trees would drift over
her while sin* waited. It has been so
lonely since she went. Vou know my
rather was killed by a filing tree before I "(is horn, and so there were jnst
she nnd 1. She told uie of yuu, but she
thoughl ynu had forgotten her."
"Mine bns been 11 busy life." he snid.
"among forests nf men. not of trees,"
And he passed his hand over his brow.
"I have forgotten much, but not—your
mother,"
"She said ynu had climbed farabove
ber and the old dnys, and so she snid
sho would not have me tell your .-toll of
the old friendship, since It would but
strengthen your decision tbat a little
country girl wnn tin itmre a lit unite for
bim than she for his fntlier. I met hint
in the collegn town, you know,"
"Veil—you are Ilallie Deiin'.' I never
knew that Mn/el married. And I wai
spoiling Dnu'.-> life, as I spoiled mine, in
its sweetest part! Mm huw did ynu
come here?  Dees lie know?"
"1 enme with the class from the col*
lege] 1 am tenrhlng thoro,   He found
me here, bul I 1 had just sent him
I thoughl -be WOltld have tuid
luce vnu wished It."
Cost in Nearly S5.000.0W.
Phoenix Pioneer:   Evidently the C
P. R, had the greatest faith in the bound* I deal of tl
nry country,   for when completed  and    success hii ^^^^^^^^^^^^
equipped the line will cost the tidy sum   nchlngl he had nlmoit. forgotten tlie old ten ami the leaves nf its summers drlft-
nf close In 55 ooo.ioo     Two miles along    dreams, llie ohl days.    Why did their Ing  over her.    She would be glad to
McRae creek cost (300,000 to grade out j ehnrm come bnck and make the rc.-i know that yon are my child now."
ofthe  refractory   mountain   side,   To   neom nothing?   If the wisdom of Hu* Tho nir u bout them was sweet with
blast out these Imiuencse quantities of 1 world was more thnn the Impulses of 1 iK. subtle, freed essence of those hewn
rock required over tio carloads of giant > youth, why did it drop awny ns nothing and crushed, drained and dried forest
atul black powder.                                       I frum the unsatisfied henrt?   Why does lives of other dny«. in it new*, exullatit
On nil of the heavy gradec—nnd thnt I the keen essem f oiir enjoyment lln- existence, ami with who knows whnt uf
nieiuis must of the line—73 pound Car-' PPl' In the aftertaste of the undrntned -some subtler essence or human lives
negic steel rails were used,   Where it' enp ptit awny by our careless handn for whose blossoming springs nml sumimr
i comparatively level, mils weighing 1 others' draught or for the spilling?
et   for  uhf
jacked
but s-5 pounds tothe yard were uliHzedTI     tie thought of his stately wife's blond, limbs of hope and faded, scentless joys
•   ' jewel-decked beauty—surely he had np- "here breathed impalpable yet poignant
prcclntcd   it—her   grnctoun  manners nnsuranoo of resurrection promise be-
that had, people said,contributed mueh yond—beyond.-- •Llpplncott's,
to hlisticceiw. Why did Iho poise of thnt
little brown witch's head eomo bnck
defiantly tn his memory, softening Into
a pliant droop uf sweel yielding that his
Referring again to tho bridges, It required I* n Mowe truss spiins—the
triumph nf bridge englnvi-rliiK— at the
important crossings. Theie spans nre
worth about fit, 000 apiece, the ti tubers
on them, na well nn all stringers used,
ituiiM-r u damper,
VanDecar & Son, Props,
Crnnbrook, II. C.
QQO©GO©OGD0Q'Q*GGGQO©0O©0®@E3
Fort Steele  Beer
Is the best.   Patronize
home industry   dt    dt
McVittie & Hutchison
Mines and Real Estate
MINES AND LANDS SURVEYED.
INSURANCE jt jt jt
H   jg   Cranbrook, B. C.
Also a Special Line of
CHINAWARE
Skates
Chinaware
A Call Solicited
S S G. H. Miner
The London 8c Liverpool
Mercantile Company SS
Wc have in stock a few
Black, all wool Pilot cloth overcoats, $14.00
Also, all wool pea jackets, same cloth,   9.00
•j^CIothing at a big reduction.^ S
Stores at Cranbrook, Pincher Creek and Macleod
Commercial Hotel...
Robinson & MeKenzie.
Saw and Planing Mills
All Kinds Of
Rough and Dressed Lumber
:
When in Kimberley
Stop at the	
KirtBERLEY Hotel
Wellman & Hurcl, Proprietors.
New Building, New Furniture, and Everything first-class. Our object is to please our
patrons.
T. A. Creighton,
The Grocer.
Have you sun his stock ?   It includes the best of everything,
fresh and up to date.
Notions, Furnishings, etc.
Fruit, Flsh and Oysters.
The housewife and Ihe bachelor should deal with him,   It will pay Ihem.
**.
■>•>♦•> 4
Cranbrook
Livery 3
GEARY & DOYLE,
Proprietors j* Jt -**
Regular   Stage   to   Kimberley
Teams ami drivers furnislieil fur any
point in the ilistriet,
ROBERT SHAW
Manager   jt   Jt
W. F. QURD, B. C. L.
Barrister, Solicitor, Etc.
Cranbrook, British Columbia
...J. F. & Q. JOVCE, Proprietors
Baker Street, Cranbrook, B. C.
Conducted on the European Plan
WELL APTOINTED CLUB ROOMS
Best Wines and  Liquors at the Bar
J. LEASK, s THE TAILOR 1
1-3
a
The Beal Stock, the Moil Satisfactory Prices, and
First-Class Work.      Repairing Neatly Executed.
MKES SUITS THAT FIT
mmmmasmiikWeWm^niWsmM
mmmsMSMm
B. C Furniture &
Undertaking Co
Manufacturers of all Kind? of em*-—**
Upholstered Furniture and Mattresses.
We Sell Retail at Wholesale Prices.
Undertakers S and S Embalmer■>.
Perdue Block, Opposite Canadian Bank Commerce.
11MM&*)&^^
East Kootenay
3 Hotel 3
T. T. Richards f
Proprietor ::: :::
This hotel has been refitted and refurnished.   The table
is the best.    Satisfactory rates given regular boarders.
Baker Street       :-:       :-:       :-:        Cranbrook, B. C
*************************yt**************************\
H. L. Cummins, C. E,
PROVINCIAL  LAND  SUKVRVIIR
Fort Sleele, II. C.
J. R. COSTIGAN, Q.L.
W, II. lions. II. W. IIKiiciiMill
ROSS & HERCHMER
Barristers, Solicitors,
Notaries utlic,
Conveyancers.
Barrister
Solicitor, Etc.
House and Lot in Cranbrook
Five rooms, panlry, cellar nnd lnrge
shed! for rent, ||2 per month, or for
wile,   f55(),   $35 casn, liiilnnce fl5 per
Q. L. HILLIARD,
General
Blacksmith
CRANBROOK, B, C.
foryotlthmifjhls.Ethcl,   month.   Advertiser will rent houses or
re tint worth mi mueh.    ' S|„rc8 ,„ Craubrook, Moyie. Fertile, Fort
III.—A pen
Ethel- Tli
being of Douttlna iir, uml coming from   'pi'ncJd'wiWnhnilneveriinowii? ',',,'™"i1''"'              , Steele nr Kimberley, forrcritir purchase
ibeeorf.   Olher bridge timbers and Ilea i    "i|,„.,.|!" be snid, under liis breath; It   ,,.,"; ' >V'-y»'i.v ihlnliiiiiruf you'" -  „„ cmy ,„,.„„.   Apply, P.O. hot 115,
were gotten out along lhe line, J uuuonnti i^nua.      rv.,....    _        jctaulrook; li. C.
HORSESHOEING,    MINING WORK
AND GENERAL REPAIRING.
WAGON   WOOD-WORK
Promptly Attended to.
M. Mclnnes g Co.
Wholesale and Retail...
BUTCHERS
Fernie, Wardner,        Fort Steele,
Cranbrook, Moyie.
D
D:
:H
Central Hotel      North Star Hotel
....FORT STEELE
....KIMBERLEY
Hairy Drew, Prop.
The Central Hotel is open both day nml * The North Star Hotel is the Inr^c nml
niglit.   The har goods are first class, Jjj twignilimii hotel at Kimberley tbat
ami tbe dining room is in charge or J* is just finished and is furnished new
Thos. MeCirson, and is second lo none jj throughout,    Everything in cornice*
in tbe Kootenays,   Free sample rooms Jj} tion is first-dnss,     When yon visit
and the best ami quietest bedrooms in JJ} Kimberley,   don't  forget   The   North
the town, j Stir Hotel. 1/
THE   HERALD.
CRANBROOK,  B. C.
MEN OF MARK.
Rk-bacd Mansfield smoke- a cigar
mai3i* especially for bis private nse.
Senator Bate of Tennessee is an ex
pert fencer, having used a foil daily line*
his early boyhood.
Canon Carrac knows tbe gospels by
heart and can recite tbem from tbe first
verse of St. Matthew to the last of S(.
John.
Frederic R. Coudert, the New York
flunneier, got bis title of "The Lion of
Wall Street" because of bis expression
and whiskers.
Lord Salisbury says thnt when a lad
la* used lo commit to memory the orations of Cicero aud (list be enn still recite Hie more famous ones without a
mistake.
In ono of the serupliooks of Senntor
Burrows ot MlchtgftU is a plctltrC of tlif
■eiiatoi* at the age or lit, whleh shows
him with a board ot extraordinary length
tor ouo of that age.
Senator Allison, QlUlOUgll hi' often
ipeaks without any iiiiiiim-cript, nearly
ulwnys writes out at bis home the text
uf bin speech, which his marvelous memory inusterH almost Imtnoillntely.
Senator Wolcott of Colorado bus a
roleo of high pitch, but ot good enduring
nihilities. His gestures are limited, rarely piiHtdng beyond a downward itfoko of
mie lieut arm, tliu baud clasping a rolled
ap handkerchief.
John W. Lyons, registrar of tbo treasury, whose signature appears on every
piece of paper currency now being issued
by tlio government, is it tn 11, robust colored man, with a cultured face, high
forehead and si-mire jaws,
General Miles la fond of thc theater,
hut will never attend a military play.
"The last drama that bad soldiers in ll
lhat 1 saw," be says, "got everything so
twisted nml wrong about them ns to
completely break the illusion and spoil
the whole thing for mc."
Henry Wntterson is one of the ablest
judges of champagne in the world, lie
always orders one particular brand nnd
never asks any questions about tbe specimen offered. He simply examines the
cork with great care. If it meets witb
his approbatiou, he knows that the wine
ia drinkable.	
1'ustr.U'il.
Pearl—Out' minister has been standing
lu front of that store for the last hout*.
1 wonder if be is waiting for any one.
Ruby—No: he just tied two knots tbis
morning.
I'earl—-Matrimonial knots?
Ruby—No: handkerchief knots. He Is
trying to remember what ids wife put
thpm there for.—Chicago News.
MINARD'S LINIMENT for Sale BWIWkHL
A BRAVEWOMAN.
How a Drunken Husband Was Made a
Sober Man by a Determined Wife.
APATHETIC LETTER.
She writes:—"I had for a Ion**: time been
thinking of trying the Samaria Proserin*
don treatment on iny huslutnd for his
lrlnklng habits, hut I was afraid he would
ilscover that I was giving him medicine,
nut tbo thought unnerved me. I hesitated
'or noarly a, week, but ono day when he
raino home very much Intoxicated and
UU week's salary nearly all spent, I threw
>IT all foar and determined to make an
jffort to Bare our home from the ruin 1
taw coming, at all hazards. I sent foi
ronr Samaria Prescription and put It In
his coffee ns directed next morning and
watched and prayed for tbo result. At
noon 1 gave him more and also at supper.
He never suspootod a thing, and I then
boldly kept right on giving lt regularly, ai
I hod discovered something that set every
nerve ln my body tingling with hope and
happiness, and I could see a bright Iutnn
iproad out before mo—a peaceful, happy
home, a share ln tho good things of life, M!
ittontlve, loving husband, comforts, and
sverythlng else dear to a woman's heart
for my husband had told me tlmt whiskey
was vile stuff und ho was taking a dtsUkt*
to it. It was only too true, for before 1
had given him tho full courso he had stop-
pod drinking altogether, but I kept glvlnp
thu medlcino till it was gone, and then sent
for another lot to hnve on hand If he should
relapse, as ho had dono from hlspromlBei
before. Ho never has, and I am writing
pu this letter to toll you how thankful 1
am. I honestly beliovo It will oure tht
worst cases."
A pamphlet ln plain, scaled envelope,
■ent freo, giving t*wtl*uonlals;ind full Information, with directions how to take or
administer Samaria Presorlptloa Correspondence considered sacredly confidential. Address The Samaria Hcmedy Co.,
Jordan street, Toronto, Ont.
A  Ml-miiiiul l-tlnii'l.
It   lias   recently   been  discovered  that
the Island of Madagascar is misnamed
and should be culled St. l.nrenz island.
Marco I'olo, in his work on Africa,
named   n   stretch   of   Innd   on   the   east
i st, south of the equator, Madagascar,
Some time after thi- Martin Beth aim of
Nuremberg prepared u chart of Africa,
Using   M a i Co   I 'obi's   works  as * a   guide,
lull misunderstood the report on Madagascar, thinking it meant nn island. He
iheieiipon deliberately added an Island
to the east const.   Tills Imaginary island
was mapped on tho charts of the fftogra*
pheis   ot   the   fifteenth   und   wUtocuth
centuries,
in I'll hi tlie Portuguese sen rnptalu,
Ketiiundo BVOret, discovered the real Is*
lund of Madagascar aud gave to it th*
linine of Ht. I.oreii/., am) for a time there-
lifl.T two Islands found tbeir place on the
charts, In l*>:tl it wiih known that there
wns really only .me island, und lu ac-
nndunce with this discovery the original
nuine of Madagascar wus retained, and
the olher nnme ft'flS dropped.
MINARD'S LINIMENT Kelieves Ntiralili
la I'ltfh tt Solid or a. UqraHf
An Interesting Question called forth su
opinion from the courts iu Trinidad at to
whether pitch Is ii solid or a liquid.    Tht
stratum or pitch in thnt Inland is usually
from four to seven toot below tbe surface nm) wben dug through tbe pitch
imiih mnl ooscs out. Ho ii a man dug
down near Ills neighbor's lot he would bt
iilili* to collect pitch coming from under
Ills neighbor's land. The plan was de
Hcrlbed by onv of the witnesses as "tbe
■dun adopted wheu you wnnt to dig your
neighbor's pitch." "It bulges out," he
explained, "and yon shave It off each
inornini:."
Hut suit wai brought by one outraged
neighbor whose pitch bad thus been
Shaved qiT in adjoining land. Tbe defense was that au underground stratum
ot pitch was like to much water, no
man's property till appropriated. Hut
the court held tbat pitch was a material
ami thnt otic had no more right to abstract It front a neighbor hy thc oozing
process than one would have to tap his
deposit of iron or silver.—Manufacturer.
A Smart Retort.
A nulet looking young mnn was walking along thc Strand the oilier dny when
he suddenly slipped on a piece of or-
uiigo peel and full into the gutter.
Whilo be was in tho act or rising, a
swell, who wns passing by (thinking to
mini hi* the bystanders) snid:
"Where did you |lo lastV"
"Where were you bred," was ihe unexpected reply,—Spare Moments.
MINARD'S LINIMENT Cora DaJnl
OVER $1,000.00.
Spent during 25 years on
Catarrh Remedies and
Specialists by a wealthy
mill-owner of Port Es-
sington, B.C. At last cured
by
Japanese Oatarrh Cure.
Mr. Joseph Little, tbu well known mill-
owner of Port Fusing ton. B.C., formerly of
Vancouver, writ'.-**: '*Japanese Catarrh Cur*
bas completely cured tne ot catarrh, which had
troubled nio for twenty-five years. I havo at
different times B|ient over one thousand UhIIhi--
with diffurent BpeeiaUats in Toronto, Buffalo
and San Francisco, besides trying nil
other remedies, tint tho result whs only tem-
twrary relief. 1 In-ring of the remarkable cure
throughout thn West l>y Jniuiiu-se Catarrh Cure
I piirchaaed nix Ik-job   while   In   Vancouver
about two years ngo. and since completing this
treatment have nol felt the slightest symptoms
of iny former troulilc.   I feel that 1 cannot say
loo much ta Its favor* the flrst application gave
great teller. We also keep 11 supply lu the mill
for OUU, Ota, and llnd it superior to any other
remedy for hciillni*."
If yon havo tried all other remodlca without
•niacesM, am) nre at ull skeptical aa tu the merits
nf .liiptim-He I'iitni'rli Cure, enclorw 6 cents In
stamp, and we will mutl yen free a trial
i*n utility Hiitlli'ii'iit for nearly two weeks' treat-
munt. Price, M coots, or six lur |v.CU, r
, Hy all druggists, or by matt post paid. Ao-
(Iresa Tho Orimifui * Maopherton Co.. Ml
Church street, Toronto.
EGYPTIAN  NEWSPAPER OFFICE.
The   ('muiMialtor*   and    H retain **li    In
While TurbMita rami Bar** I.e* ita.
I went the oilier day to nee the cdltO]
of an A ml i newspaper in Cairo, ilia
Office la a disused palace. All new khe-
dives build new palaees in this country,
ho that it ie dillicnlt to llnd n house of
nuy size that has not begun life us a
in lace. In the middle wing sits the eilit-
(i- writing his leader—a atring of Arabic
cobwebs down a narrow slip of paper.
'I'he editor Is a stunt man in fez, blue
K.'iis'c and yellow clastic sided bouts, with
two warts ou his uose and a deep blue
dimple nn his chin. He writes in a light
overcoat, with a rug over his knees, for
It is a very cold winter—clouds half way
over thc blue sky, aud you must shut
your windows by 5.
He has just linishcd a slip of copy. He
rings a bell, and there comes in a little,
browu faced devil in a fez, blue guwn,
bare brown legs and slippers. "May you
iee the ollice? Of course." Aud out we
go to the left hand wing of the palace.
Here are about six bare rooms, all open
to the others, the plaster peeling here
aud there from the high walls, Here
stand the cases of curly Arnb type—bigger than ours, because the langunge has
moro symbols. Here arc the bare legged
compositors at work. In the next room
thc paper Is going to press on the old
fashioned sort of machine. As the white
turbiined, brown legged, white bicyclo
skirted native turns at the wheel for his
life the half printed sheets swing slowly over, one nfter another, a maze of
twirls and dots and (-niggles that yon
would say no man on earth could read.
And uot many can. The subeditors
can, of course—four grave faced young
men lu the inevitable fez and overcoat,
solemnly translating from Thc Times.
They salaam respectfully, and when tbe
Englishman, who looks as If he hnd money, returns their ant utc, as, being brother
journalists, it surprises them much.
"But," Bays the editor, "our circulation
is ns large ns any in tho cast, but not
large euough to necessitate a rotary machine. Vet wc sell 5,000 copies daily. It
Is something In a place like this. It it
difficult, Other native papers are subsidized by France or Turkey or others.
We, becnuse we aro Independent, must
shift for ourselves. Still it grows aud
grows. Our paper is read in India and
Sonmlilniid."
A WELL TURNED REPLY.
The Mlntster'a Aaiwer to aa Aa*rr
Feminine Critic.
The minister was preaching a course of
sermons In which not only liis own people, but outsiders were Interested, and as
the subjects were announced In advance
through lhe columns of the daily papers
the people who attended the services
knew whnt they were going to bear in
the way of a discourse each night they
attended. Hut one evening the minister
had a severe cold, and it was almost impossible for him to get through the regular service. The sermon could be .omitted nnd It wns, and thc congregation departed with feelings of deep sympathy
fnr the minister. Not so oue woman.
She was not a member of the congregation, nnd when sho departed If thought
could be henrd the air would have been
tilled with maledictions. But it her feelings did not Hnd vent in words just then
they did ns boou as she was within reach
of pen and ink. She wrote a letter to tbt
minister
"IVnr sir," it began, "I saw tho notice
of the subject of your sermon for last
Sunday night In the paper, and I was
very anxious to hear it. 1 do not belong
to your congregation nnd went 10 miles
to bear that sermou, and when I reached
the church 1 fuund that 1 had taken my
Journey in vnln. 1 realized theu fur tho
lirst time lhe truth of David's remark,
'All men are liars.' "
The letter reached the minister safely.
It was a letter duly signed and with the
writer's address, nnd the minister, not
being given to undue meekness, answered it:
"De«t madam," ho wrote, "as you
were at church on tbe evening tn which
you refer you must have understood the
circumstances and realized that II was
Impossible for the sermnu to he prenehed
lhat night. You might not have been
entirely out nf lhe way in your quotation,
however, if you hnd given the whole of
It, fur the words of I>avld were, i said
lu my haste, all meu ore liars.'"—Chicago Chronicle.
A Thrifty Wife.
A careful, prudent wife is a blessing to
■ man, especially to a poor man, but
some wives aro 11 little too careful. Lord
Kldon's wife was Boinewhat "near," as
they sny In I'nglnnd. His lurdsbip wns
very f.'iui of hunting aud retired to the
country for a few weeks toward thc end
of the season, where he was in the habit
of riding a littlo Welsh pony, for which
be gare R0 shillings. One morning tils
lordship, Intendlug to enjoy a few hours-
sport, ordered Bob to be saddled. Lady
Kldon objected, but as company was
present gave no reason. Iu a few moments, however, the scrvnot opened the
door and announced that Bob was ready.
"Why, bless me," exclaimed her lady*
■hip, "you can't ride him, Lord Kldon.
He hns no shoes on."
"Yes, my lndy; bo was shod this
week," Bald tbe servant.
"Shameful!" exclaimed her ladyship.
"How dared any one have him shod
without orders? John," she continued,
addressing her husband, "you know you
only rode tbo pony a few times last year.
■0 I hod the shoes taken off and havo
kept them ever since in my bureau. Tbey
are as good at new, and these people
bare shod him again. Wo shall bo ruined at this rata."	
Intelligent Dritc,
Grluica-Ratber a slow going animal,
tbat ol yours.
StllHon-Tho horse la all right, don't
you forget It. But ha li ao devoted to
me, you know. Why, he anticipate!
my every wish. Ho is all tbe time expecting I will uy "whoa," and 10 bt
wboai, 8n?-BMto& Transcript
MAUD AND THE JUDGE.
Ma-mi Duller jumped on Iter Umi «
I'm uii evening lot at Utc ihw   1-
An tui] drop iraroe el a 'wtj tlu*.
With -i rat ile dt* *-lfi*|iiiy *ic»-l could ltear.
Tin- ludga (ami- rwundttt** oloai brttln I,
And hu laid in hltntcll in Mi gravo (li-ilght;
"Whstunittrt vtftli Mandlta-1   she •> all right 1**
lie itrtw beside lm j mi taked tier Q-t
Why she rotlc wrh an old nr cart as llilt.
An<l ilie uld tali'tlBd*. i-uuld i'l <*ii|i|-oit
Smkii wheel us the lu-Jgi □) ihe dlitriot court.
Ile told her ihe crniM un a rhiinleti ride,
Willi a iliiinuiiil (nine, if alie'd he bll bride,
Tin'* ride on a tandem MW| nl coutic,
lint M-iuii im in work liko a treadmill bon
ihe jitd***' ii*" learned how tu sit ymi thus
1 l.t inn dtrlhu do nil the work.
lllll    (III*   |KHJ
Anil ilu- ulli
1 hundred sad Atty*one,
;iil Ihlnkl it i" tn" tun.
nyi vrllh a psln rent heart,
hail hi my old Iw csrtl
"01 all tnii Wordl Unit I 1
The IrUHt aie Uieac. Wl
WFFKKKNCKS OF OPINION ro-
gurdiiig tho .inpuUr Internal uml external remedy, Dlt. THOMAS' KGLEU-
TEIO OIL—do uot, bo (ar as known, ex-
i*t. The testimony is positive and oon-
onrront that the article relieves plysical
pain, ouivs Inmeiu-BB, cheeks u cough, Ib
nn excellent remedy for pains and rheu
matto complaints, and it 1ms no nauseating or other unpleasant effect when taken
Internally.
This young mun, whose nnme will
ffo down in history its tin- Hrst to
make a practical hucccss nt wireless
tologrnphy, wan Imrn In Bolog-tia,
Italy, 30 years ngo. His mother uas
nn Knglisli woman. Mil liis father
wus u nallvo of Italy.   Sl-uce    ih'js
l.IKtl.IKLMO MARCONI,
the young Invontor has been a resident of Rnglancl, and has apparently
Identified himself permanently with
that country. Hereon! was the lion
a.t. tha annual meeting of ihe Br ttt sli
Association for the Advancement of
Science, hold recently in Dover. His
porsonnllly is of especial interest
just now, in view of his work tn
connection with tho Shamrock-Columbia yacnt races.
USEFUL AT ALL TIMES.-In winter
or Id summer Parmelee's Vegetable Pills
will oope with and overcome any Irregularities of the digestive organs which
change ot diet, changa of residence or
variation of temperature may bring
abont. They should be always kept at
band, and once their beneficial effects bo-
oome known, no ono will be without
them. There ts nothing nnu sent i tig tn
tbeir structure, and tbe most delloato can
use tbem confidently.
A Heady Reckoner.
"My friend," snid the traveler to tho
provincial) "do yon know this country
well?"
"I reckon so."
"Is it fm* to the next town?1*
"Reckon it is." :**:
"About  three miles?"
"Reckon so."
"Well, nm I on the right roadT
"iteekmi yon air."
"Tell me." said tiie traveler, "havo
yen any other luisiin-ss Iwsldcs reckon-
in ii*'"
"I reckon I has:" wns the i.mil reply.—
Atlanta Constitution,
Anoeatry.
Miss De I'nystei—1 can trace my ancestors bnck tn the reformation.
De Smith—That's nothing. I can trace
luluo back years and yeurs Iteforo lhey
attempted Ho reform*,—Chicago News.
Sparc niimit
time, the port!
In (tiioil or evil
temptations cni
lire tho gold dust of
of life most  fruitful
ie gups through which
-Mrs. Thrnll.
A mnn who has never had the toothache dues not know the teal pleasure
tbere is iu uot hnvtos it.-Tit Hits.
And Von Bel Slu* Ulil I
"lie treated  her shame fully."
"Did she get a divorce?"
"No."
"Why nut?"
"She wanted to get even with him.'*—
Hiirletti  Life.  ^___^__
WEAK, FAINT FEELINGS.
Serious Conditions that Milburn's
Heart and Nerve Pills can
Readily Cure.
One of thu indications of serious heart
trouble is tlio sensation of weakness or"
fuiutnoNS that comes on at times.
Sniiielinn-H it is simply a dizzy feeling
hat panes off, or it may bo a state of un-
lonsolousness with hands and feut cold
 *.j     '—Tnm.an •*■■*■ eouiituiiouco
-F.   a/fllljE Beastly pale.
i 1  IpS-fl 1 lltEa    'J,1*0MG ■ ymp*
,'*1 Pl-4j! iif**~7fn tnnia Indicate a
mi e\.)d\_,__ weakened heart.
Thuy aro unmistakable evidences
of the engine of
life breaking
down,
Now there's
ouly one reliable
remedy for restoring atrength and vitality
to weakened heartB and relieving all tho
distressing symptoms. It Is Milburn's
Heart and Nerve Pills.
The ensa of Mrs, A, Stratton, Froderlo-
ton, N.B., amply proves this. Here It
her statement:
"I suffered very much from en impoverished condition of the blood, coupled
with extreme nervousness. A dizzy sensation ou arising quickly or coming down
stairs, often troubled me, and my breath
was so short that I could not walk up
stairs. The least, exertion caused my
heart to flutter and palpitate violently
and I sometimes felt a smothering sem
sat ion on going to sleep.
I doctored bock and forth for my weakness, but I got no relief from any medicine
until I tried Milburn's Henrt and Nerve
Pills, and I ean say that they helped me
wonderfully. Sometimes my face and
arms would swell and puff, but all these
troubles npeodily yielded to the restoring
influence** of Milburn's Heart and Norvo
Pills, and I am now strong nnd well. I
did not use them long until I regained the
blessing of healthful, refreshing sleep and
tt will always bo m pleasure to me to
recommend thorn tt others,"
Bakers' Bad
Backs.
PARSON'S CLOTHE ■■•
tvmarkabia   miro  -•<
Ae little know the toil and
hardship that those who make
the '' Staff of Lifer' undergo.
Long hours in iQperhnted
and poorly ventilated workrooms te hard 011 the system,
gives the kidneys more work than they
can properly do, throw**, poison iuto tbe
system Uut should be darned off by tbei»e
delicate filters. Then the buck get*, bad—
Nut mnch nse applying liniments and
plasters. Vou must reach tlie Kidneys to
cure the luck. DOAN'S Kidney PilU
cure all kinds of Bad Backs by restoring
the Kidneys to healthy action,
Mr. Walter Buohauan, who has conducted n bakery in Samia, Out,, for the
past IS years, Mysi
" Kor a 1.■.in!»■!■ of vt-NT* I'l-evinTi*, 10 Iraklug
I'niii. •   K:.in-v Pljli I  •lift, r.-l a grt-At deal from
noutopslnioerou thosnrdl "f my bask, Mini in
ilu* bai k of my head, lUlllttrHI, ""iiry fit-Unit nnd
urntrnl ili-l.ilily. From tlie tlr-t r.-w do.fa nf
Kan'S KUatf P11U I ••-imm**'*'***.! M imiin.r,., tnd
I i,-i\t- . -11,1 .1   until   I  um indny * wuii man.
1 tinvt- not cut a vain or ruhl RDOttt BJO. My licml It
rl-»:ir; tlie ut-lii-ir*. iliitli-ulii.-.-nil i*om.: myilwp ie
rofmhtnt uul my in'ttlth u Uottur im*i than tot
fa*r»."
MONTIJO'S DISGRACE.
The deficiency win not iu Muutijo,
who mude Bucb um* as he cuuld of the
material ut hand, but was with the government, lux, Imperfect, Indolent uud
possibly corrupt,—Chicago Chroniolc.
Hear Admiral Muutijo hus been condemned to "retirement without the right
of promotion," yet bis offense was tho
same as that committed hy Admiral Cer-
vern, though the latter was acquitted.—
Chicago Tribune.
The penalty imposed on Admiral Montljo for tlie slnklug of bis fleet hy Dewey
is "retirement without the right of promotion." As .Spain has no nuvy left In
which to promote, the punishment is tesa
Injurious to the Interests than lucenitiug
to the feelings of poor Montljo.—Phi la*
delphiii North American,
It Is probable that the Montljo judgment is not undeserved. A cumuinndei* te
not to be condemned for defeat, ir lhe
forces and conditions were nguiust hi in.
But this was uot tbe case with Moutiju.
His fleet wus at least nominally thtf equal
of Dewey's aud he had many advantages
of,which he did uot avail himself.—Philadelphia Times.
I   believe   MINARD'S LINIMENT
will core every oase of Diphtheria.
Hiverdnle. Mrs. Reuben Baker.
I  believe   MINARD'S LINIMENT
will produce growth of hair.
Mrs. Chas. Anderson.
Stanley, P.E.I.
I believe MINARD'S LINIMENT is
the best household remedv ou earth.
Oil City, Ont. Matthias Foley.
THE COOKBOOK.
Most writers on food topics agree that
yeast bread is uot as wholesome as that
raised wiih baking powder.
Mohisxcs tuny be clarified hy heating it
over (lie lire ami pouring in a pint of
sweet milk fui* emit gallon. Tlie scum
which arises should he taken off before it
boils lu.
Allow ji rich fruit cake to win ml iu a
cold place—the refrigerator is best—for
three days ufter mixing und before baking. One who has made a great mauy
wedding cakes steams them before she
b:il;es tljeill.
Add to the water in which it Is boiled
a cup of black molasses, an onion, a few
cloves nnd peppercorns, Let the ham
cool In the wnter in which it was hulled.
Skin, rnh with brown sugar anu) bake iu
a slow oven for an hour, bust ing, it frequently with the Mock in which it was
cooked.
BILIOUSNESS BURDENS LIFK.-
Tbe bilious man Is never a companionable man because his ailment renders
him morose and gloomy. The complaint
lo not so dangerous aa It Is disagreeable.
Yet no ono need suffer from It wbo can
procure Parmelee's Vegetable Pills. By
regulntlDg the liver and obviating the
effects of bile In the stomach tbey restore
men to cheerfulness and full .vigor ot
action.
Annoyed.
"You'll hnve to speak to thc Bagbn*;
brass band," said the Filipino general in
11 tunc of great Irritation.
"They nre intensely anxious to please
yon."
"Yes, they mean well, hut every
lime we come iuto town uu a dead run
after a masterly retreat tbey strike up
'Sec tlie Conquering Hero Comes.' Tell
Yin to stop it. It souuds like tarcasm."
-Washington Star.	
There are oases of consumption 00 tar
advauoed that Iilckle'sAntl-Conaamptlve
Syrup will not core, but none so bad that
It will not give relief. For oooghs, colds
nnd all affections ot the throat, lungs and
chest, It Is a specifio which has never been
known to fall. It promotes a free and
easy expectoration, thereby removing tbe
phlegm, and gives tbe diseased parts a
chance to heal.
Not Yot Awkllo.
"There Is tbe horseless carriage," she
sold thoughtfully.
"Yes," be admitted.
"And wireless telegraphy?"
"Yes,"
"And cbalnless bicycles?"
"Yes."
"1 wonder," ibe said with a sigh, "If
It ever will como to armless courtships."
Then be hastened to reassure ber.—
Chicago Post
Not Over tbo Tolopbono.
"There Is one thing, at least, tbnt the
trusts have cheapened," said the man
with the wenried air.
"What is it?" roared the man with
the tangled hair.
"Talk."—Indianapolis Journal.
Miiiard's Liniment Cms Bum, Etc.
Too Mnch For ilia Credulltr.
"1 have Just been reading the honor
able works of one of your famous female
English poets," said the educated Japanese, "and 1 cannot understand her so
exceeding popularity. 1 refer to the
Mother Goose. There Is oue of her
poems of celebrity In which sho acquaints us of 24 blackbirds that sang
after they had been beforehand baked
Into a pic. The Mother (loose I regard
and consider as ono of the greatest
liars of the English speaking antiquity-" 	
Hoadaohoi Rollovod in Ono Hlnnto.
Griffiths' Menthol Liniment relieves
headaches the minute applied. Apply It
to the forehead and temples, then Inhale
freely In the manner directed on tbo circular around the bottle. No other remedy
Is so valuable In ihe home as Menthol
Liniment.   All druggists, lift cents.
,    One evening when hunt; in London 1
lodgings    the     Inndladj      appeared.
I "There  is  0   person   waiting   to   see ;
you,    sho said, almost severely; his
I cut d says in* Is <i clergyman   but he |
don't look  11      1  ran downstairs   lo j
recognize nu old clerical friend,  con- .
sciou* all  the while  thai    the   landlady was    following uie    wiih glum
looks.   When 1  saw him  I  made ul- I
lowmice   lur     prejudice.     He     was \
dressed   nil   In   gray,    but    neither
trousers  nor cunt   matched,  und     he
hud  ou  u   red   tie.   I   Mink  liim   up   lu j
I mv rooms, but 1 was conscious l bu I j
I 1 hud lost caste with mj   landlady,
and would never regain    <i    Bitting   -
in my club smoking-room oue night 1
when u couple of persons in mufti, u \
nautical   friend   came   in   mnl   sat
down beside us.   One ol my friends
asked u question us lo parsons    us
passengers, which unloosed ilu* sailor's   tongue,   lie  denounced   parsons
(ui   seui   und     their ways   In   such
plain  English us    reminded    ono ol
oiu* armj    in    Flanders,    mnl    told
stories   nol   rodoundfng    lo clerical
credit,
Ai langth bis tales bocamo si, decided in manner, mnl telling him
tlnn, 1 kicked hlin gently. "Praj
dou't atop him." suid out- friend,
who unluckily hud noticed the manoeuvre; "though we ure parsons we
like to heur thu truth; indeed, there,
is nothing we enjoy so much us stories io the discredit nf the cloth." In
the dress of the church clergy of liO
or  HO yeurs  ngo   Ihere    wen*    Sllbtlu
differences, which enabled one to decide ut ilrst sight whether the wearer belonged to tin* school nl Pusoy
or wus u follower of (sny) Daniel
Wilson. I believe there Was once a
time wben 1 he well-set pnrson wus
accustomed to wear swallow-tails all
duy long, if I romember rightly, tho
H*>\. Septimus Harding, the sweet
old precentor of Bai'choster, always
did. I used to know 11 elergvim-ii.
very recently dead, who, till within
the hist hulf dozen yeurs—when his
lusl dress coat got too old for service—never wore uny oilier kind ol
coat. Jl need hnrdly be suid he wus
hypor-evangclleal. 1 have noticed
tbat in tlie matter of coats and
trousers there is gelling to be u clerical laxity. Short emits even in
London ure -*uita usual, due. I sup
pose, lo tin* leveling influeiii-e of the
bicycle. At Um lusl Church Congress
there Wus one pnrson wlto uppi'ut-cd
iti cycling costumo of black, uxeept
ihnl his stockings wen- vurieKu.ted
and    his cup  In-own.    As he  wore    i\
shun surplice In* wus quite a marked
flglira in t he robed procession 111
Church.   Nol so long ago ol *..,
I saw uu elderly clergyman I knew,
habited in n cassock, gravel) waltzing by himself to thn music of a piano organ, lie had so uduilrl-ng a
crowd around him that I thoughl il
best not, to speak. Afterward 1 found
thai there wns 10 he a dance in connection witli his church that night,
ami hearing the organ grinding out
II wnll/, ihiuight it would tic a good
opportunity to prnciicc his steps.
Tiie cassock seemed m gut in his way
11 great deal. Uioud Churchmen do
not cure whether llielr tics arc whlto
or black; indeed. 1 met one the other
duy who sported au up uud down
collar mid a lavender lie.—Thu
Church Onzotte.
U7n/A^UtTtJ n<rt/ O-iUitttJ'.
4tAtA*
Mu,
GUARANTEED   BY THE EDITOR.
Haw   ltt)|inrl«r   Jink  UdB'-ih Ont .1   *r'r»«
lllilr In   l'i*  It 1.un-.
Jack Rogers wus u newspnper reporter uud broke. He hnd hung
nrouud the I liil nu pm newspaper ofll-
ccs for a job until he hud neon iv
rpjcslod 1.0 move on. So he decided
to move on lo Des .Moines, sg>s u
wilier iu The .Suu l-Yuiiclmo Hul.e-
till. llul how to get there was the
question. Jack put on bis thinking
cup und the result wus thul twu
hours later he found himself on a
train mid the conductor Blending by
liis seui,
"Ticket!" suid  the conductor.
"See here, conductor," said .luck,
easily, "my mime's Uogers, and I'm
u reporter on Thu lies .Moines Air
Dlast, I'm broke and I'm in u hurry
to gel buck home with n    good big
BCOOp.    Vou let   lite ride and  the  ofll-
ce'll li.x ii up with you,   Sec'?"
"Well," said 1 he conductor, I
guess that'll do all right. Thc rood
feels friendly towards The Air Blast.
In fact, the editor is in the bnck
couch. Come along und I'll introduce you. Jf he says you're ull right
It goes."
.lack wus knocked nil in n heap ut
the turn things hud luken, bin he
hnd nothing 10 do but follow tho
conductor. They hailed in front of n
limn in the back coach, antl (he conductor suid:
"Mr. Sinltem, Hits is Mr. Uogers.
Ho says lie's n. reporter on yonr puper und wants llm ollice to pay for
his transportation when ha gets lo
Des Moines."
"How do you do, Mr Uogers,"
said Uie editor, pleasantly, extending his bund "Glad to boo vou. Sit.
down here with mo." The conductor
didn't wait for tinv more, but went
off.
"Well,   this   is   nice      Of   yOU,"   said
.lack, ioo astonished mid embarrassed to talk strnlghl "Of courso,
I'm not on your paper, but I'm broke
nnd yarned to the conductor, hoping
tt> net u job nnd sriuaro il up Inter "
"t)li. ihai's ull right, my bny,"
said the ni lui "Neither nm I on
the puper im riding on lhe editor's
pass."—Chlrugo  Times-1'cruld.
Ulllll Iii* M.n'x I'O.u.
The Utilization of tlie sun's pent
hus lung been u favorite 1 henry. Chicago inventors huve Imllt u minor
len feet lu diameter which hus a reflecting urea of 81 square feet it
throws u beam of light which when
focused ou a redutillan lens melts ihe
most refractory metals which huvo
Ion-* duiied human skill to melt, such
as tuniulum, nrbluni, paladlum,
ormiuiii, This mirror beats the
electrical fumnce. lis rays can b«
concentrated to n single point or distributed over an area of one to
twelve Inches. It bus driven n solar
engine, has generated electricity uud
has lighted buildings by reflected
light. A bigger mirror to I*.* lift pen
feet In diameter lb now being mado
to by used for business purposes.
DO NOT PAY CASH I
Pa; in SCRIP for Dominion Lands and
Sava 20 per Oast. Discount.
For full information apply to
Alloway & Champion,
BANKERS AND   BROKERS
Winnipeg.
Or lo any »nw of tlm MHItdlANTS' HANK
OFUANADA, or tho UNION UANK OF
CANADA In Manitoba or th. Wo.1.
(Trade Maik.)
use ALBERT soap.
If your fancy is for a Tar Soap you
will find the best in our
MASTER MECHANIC'S
EXTRAORDINARY.
Sold at all Drug Stores.
WHERE IT ALWAYS RAINS.
A Booth Amerlcnti City With •UnlOO
Ulralllll'ltOII,
If it wero not  for tbo vultures,  I  do
not know what Colon would he.    There
is uo Bewernge, nnd poola 'tf tilth abound ■
in every block.   Any town In uny zone
would   be equally   unhealthy,  hut  the!
Brent discomfort i» the humidity.   The
niiuns-iiiiTu   is   soaked   witb   moisture. I
Everything   drips.     In   other   countries
during the wet season tho rain fulls regularly at certain hours of the dny.
Vnn can expect u shower nt Panama
llboilt  '.', o'clock  every  afternoon  during
Ihe rainy Benson and govern yourself
necnrdiugly. The rest or tho duy and
tin* evening nfter d o'clock are delightful.
itnil uo one thinks ot carrying nn umbrella, but nt Colon it rums all the time,
nnd, necnrdliig to tlio old proverb, it never rains but It pours, It is the teal thing
hy tin- bucketful* It seems as if the
bottom lm,1 rjropucd oul or Ibe sky.
Colon inn] l'u nn inn nre 47 tulles apart
Tin* niinfnll ni I'a nu mn is 11b1.n1 !«:j Inches nuitimllv, or about B feet. The rain*
1.1II ut Colon is 2.10 iii-lies annually, or
nhou! 21 feet, and the people get it nil
in Ji\e im.nilis. an nvorugo of four feet a
in*mr)» precipitation, while in Arlsoni
lhey only have a few inches. It take*
all lhe lest of the year for tlie people to
-ei dry. The heal in the dry season Is
more severe, but u»t su uncomfortable.
The llieiinniueier ranges frmn Nl to te)
dny ami uigllt. There is very little dtf-
li-.em-e   iii   llii!   tempeiiiliiie  after  dark,
bul people easily adapt themselves to the
conditions; mnl then- is a certain fascination tll-nul the plaee that is difficult to
compn-liend
ll,,l.Ih.u Uon-ll All the Jubrt.
A ctiimuwor for a religious publication entered the yard of tt residence in
the souther*] pnrt of thc efty 11 few days
ago. A small trngon in the yard and several wm- whoops from the rear of the
house told ihat the plneo was not desert*
ed.   A pull at the front il -Ml brought
no response, so he went around to the
side porch, where he fouud a small boj
wilh his fnee smeared  with jam making
:t pyramid wiih lumps 'if loaf sugar.
"Any •mc ut hoiueV" asked tbe canvasser.
"No one else?"
"Nop. Papa went to tbe store an left
me wif mnrmcr. Manner went up ze
street an left me wif nurse. Nurse's
aunt died, an she left me wif ze owt
Cool; jus' runned up to alley to see her
frau*'.. an 1'ze got everjsiug to tee after,
au it's till right."
The canvasser felt that the sunshine of
his paper was not needed iu that family,
and he went away.—Louisville Courier-
.1 on nml.
"Have you heard the nows7 "tlerr
von Meyer of lhe Stuck Kxchnngo is
bankrupt)"
"Indeed! That's too bndl It was
only yesterday that 1 went to hlm to
ask a favor, nnd he promised just whut
I wanted, Uut uuw 1 cau't, with a
clear conscience, hold hlm lu his promise."
"Very generous of you, I'm sur*.
What wns It?"
"Mis daughter's baud!"—Per Blob.
All of Tbem.
Mrs. (iofrciilient— Poor Mrs. Upjohn
looks uiisornblo.
Mrs. Selihiiii-IIolitifj—Well, Bhe Isn't
She's happy, She hns tho golf shoulder, the trolley car heart, the bicycle
face, nut] she thinks slto's gelling the
buy fever.—Chicago Tribune,
A Great n-o Por Hlm.
"And hnw did you like your lirst dny
il school, Wlillo?"
"Iltillyl 1 hud threo flithts, 'n Kddlo
Itliiekburn itlmtne two bites out of his
ringer bread.1'
THE GINGER JAR.
Au   l*\|H-iticii(.
Oh, patirm wt 11 i-t nan, you heat
Of nuu'a com* taint sj much
Thil it tim be a talk KtcN
Vour ralltnued bean tu touch!
Yt*t, il jou in- noi ban! ai flint,
You will c-L'ii-^M to lii-i-i!
A mtall, dltln 1 created turn
In tuiiiii.l boun ol ut'tJ.
Like the aitnlofei of old,
You till our idIikJi with ive.
We Hitik thr untvetan controlled
Aa you l*o iij'*.n !*-.» law.
Ami "! tn wc *f- ihe wftliinj ma
Which *et» the tkie* lflaiue,
We feel (or all tbt damage doaa
You *.'iiitliow »rr io Mime
Al
rttitiJe the plat. I FU M
Hii,' -clad t' 1 tru pill bow,
'TU In-!*.; ll in Iht nth et noon,
1.     2    .■■-.*■   -  -    ;    >.:
Tli-11 prt)  ixi-.siilt-r -.bit aJii.'v,
1        tnmci daj ■ ire fliJ,
Wh* ilon't *.o« pul Hie "it*, on Ut
And use lfa« *i .- a ltnte»d
Wai   •..-i'l' Star.
Trtnlr  For  l.llern t un-.
"My dear." a moth once upon r. tiin->
observed, "it seems i» me mir daughter
devours a iood many novel*."
The moth's wife shrugged I'M shoulders deprecattngty.
"Better lhat than to ean* only for
clothes," die rep! ■ I
This fabh ti*acb**s ihm tin- taste for
lltei nun iv nlm-tH nlways mm pan", lively
a •:<•<■., thing, -ludi inapolls New**.
WANIBD—A 1HOROUGHLT EX-
peiienced ami responsible nun to
take tbe management in Muuit l-auid
the .'tiihwe-t <f n Britisb Life Gffloe
Willi au established Lusines-*. Apply
P. U   L'cr (80S, Wi unt peg.
CREAM SEPARATORS . ..
It 1:. kc-ca cowi */o-j casoot afford te ha
without a CREAU SEPARATOR, and if you
want to r.»-.e the beit, moil moderate ia
price, and 00 taaieit tirmi, app'jr l«
B. A.  LISTEE  ft  CO., LTD.,
ass KIdc St., Winnipeg*,
Dealer* Id Dairy Soppliea and Product, Oma-
ollne Enginea,   tlorae Tread  1'owera, Xte.
MM^asK* sim. mm
Mm.   COCHSHirrr PLOW CO., Winnipeg.
■   ■■■11 mmtss—m—^—ma—mmW
LUU], gTBU i  |'£!-:L    Circle T-Mtat
Import*-, of Oroceriea     fc|J5;gS2to
frill U. Hamlltori.OLt.     L.B.*B.SpleM
There never was, aud never will be, a
aniversal panacea, In one remedy, for all
ills to wbloh flesh 1« heir—the very nature
ot manv oumtives beiug such tbat were
the germs of uther and differently seated
diseases muted In tbe f-ystem of the patient—what would relievo one 111 ln torn
would aggravate the other. We have,
however, lu Quinine Wine, when obtainable In a sound, unadulterated state, a
remedy for many and grlovoun Ills. By Its
gradual nnd judicious use the frailest systems nre led iuto conviileficen***3 aod
atrength bv the influence whioh Qumlne
exerts on Nature's own restoratives. It
relieves the drooping spirits of those with
whom a ohronlo state of morbid despondency and Inch of interest in life Is a disease, and, by tranquilizlng tho nerves,
disposes to sound and refreshing sleep-
Imparts vigor to the action of the hlood,
which, being stimulated, courses throughout the veins, strengthening the healthy
animal functions or tbe sv>tein. thereby
making activity a necessary result,
strengthening the frame, and giving life
to tbe digestive organs, which naturally
demand Increased substance— result, lm-
proved appetlto. Northrop and I.yman, of
Toronto, have given to the publio their
superior Quinine Wine at the nsual rate,
and, gauged by the opinion of scientists,
this wine approaches nearest perfeotlon
of any ln the market. All druggists sell
It.
%tejfimdew/z-
If yot; rar.tiot atterid tht Winnipeg  ltuel-
ie-»  Coili-t'e  juit  n'j*, do r*** * * "    	
j van! tigs atl.' ir.e.   We can gi*.
tlons io so:* ■ *,.-■.■■-: ly mall.
Writ, for deecriptiTe catalogue,
O. W. DONALD, imm.
W, S. U.    217
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DOMINION LANDS SCRIP....
FOB   SALE.
Wrlt.< 11. for fill  liif.ui.nill.1.1.    Tou
.1111 8A.VB MONKT.
W.   H.   SPROULE   &   COMPANY,
K..I K.i.te and financial Brob.ra,
.71 Main Bt., Wlnnln.f. I.O.O.F.   Key Cily Ledge-
. -Ki.
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day ofgllt tit tlteh ball tin
Baker street,   Sojourning
Odd Fellows cordially invited,
James timer*    J-li- ViaM,   a. L MoDormot,
N.H. V, c. Soo'y.
MINES AND MINING.
The proper place for the gov-
eminent offices of South East
Kootenay is in some town on
the railway.
1     LOCAL  NOTES     I
e#?vmm**t^e^*f^mv»»^
Picked Up About Ihe City  by Asking
Questions of Many  People.
NOTICE.
Thk Pay Roll (iold   .lin.n-* an-I 'h.liu-* Cum*
pany. Limited.    Non-I'er.ioitttl Liability,
Atten 1 lhe concert.
Remember the concert Initio r >w night,
llnnj/nruiii, Glenmii ami (•rultitm (lour
tit Gilpin's.
The genuine Mechanics tnr soap Lt
Beattie's,
Fresh butter nnd Manitoba rggs nt
McConnells.
William Cariin, of Fort Steele, wns in
town yes let day.
If you want crockery or a nice dinner
set, try Gilpin's,
J W. H. Smythe went over to Fort
Steele yesterday,
Mechanics tur soap ns found at Heattie's, is lhe best.
C. C. nnd T. Farrell. of Moyie, were
iu town yesterday.
Evaporated raspberries, apples and
apricots at Gilpin's.
Don't forget the soldiers' fund concert tomorrow night.
Leonard Evans, son of Robert Rvans,
was badly cut in Mneleod tlie olbci day
by ii man named Price.
Mrs, John I.eitfik and children ntc visiting relatives in Spokane.
Try Gilpin's for groceries Always a
full and cttoice stock mi band.
J. K.Joyce, W. F. Gurd nnd Clarence
Miner visited Moyie Tuesday,
Roadmaster Telfer, of Moyelle, will
move his family to Cranbrook.
J W. Robinson will build a bouse for
rent near the Presbyterian church.
Vou cannot do n better deed thnn buy
a ticket lor the concert tomorrow night,
Wi T. Kaake, formerly of Cranbrook,
is now proprietor of tbe Commercial
hotel at Phoenix.
John Fink returned from Spokane
Tuesday and spent several days in town
before reluming to Fort Steele.
For porridge you con get rolled ohIs,
groats, rolled wheat, whealtles, middlings and corn meal ot Gilpin's,
The concert tomorrow night is for the
purpose of raiding funds for tbe benefit
of the volunteers from Soulh Kast Kootenay.
Rditor Smythe, of the Moyie Leader,
serves coffee at 12 o'clock to Ids visiting
friends. And what is mure, his coffee is
all right.
Purvis Moffat left today fnr his old
home in Pembroke, Ont. Later he will
go to Kingston tn take up a course of
civil engineering.
A nice selection of winter apples, such
na Spies, Baldwins Greenings, Russets,
Ben Davis, Sweets aud Sptlzeuberg nt
P, McComiell's.
There will be a large crowd from Fort
Steele nt the concert Friday night. A.
ll. Fenwick will furnish a four horse
team for the purpose.
• At the Doble-King banquet the olher
n'ght a collection lor tbu South Kast
Kootenay boys who have gone to the
front iestilied iu taising $65.
Those citizens of Cranbrook who hnve
not had their names put on the voters'
list, can hnve tbe matter attended to hy
seeing Dr. Hell at tbe Cranbrook hotel
Tbe cooler weather is giving the own
ers of ihe rink a chance to make more
ice, A little cold spell of a lew dnys
would put the ice in splendid condition
The Ladies Aid society of tbe Methodist church propose holding monlhly
socials the first nf which will be held iu
the church on the 29th of this mouth.
Messrs. Doble and King were given a
great seudofT Sunday noon when they
departed for the east. Fully inn friends
gathered nt lhe depot to say fircwcll
and cheer them 011 the way.
The Canadian Hunk nf Commerce has
received its second hook safe, and hud it
placed in position. It weighs 3000
poutids and it was necessary lo cut a
•section out of one end of the building
to get it inside.
N. Hanson and A- !1 Fenwick have
purchased the site of the old International hotel In Fort Steele of K. G,
Shier and will erect a fine bold building. Tbis will be a good thing for l'nit
Steele, and indicates ptospeiity.
Wanted.
F.ight good tie makers.   Price 9 cents
Apply II, Pollard,
Gualfell, It C.
Twlo Birthday Parly.
Last Saturday evening Mr. J W. II.
Smythe and Mr. John Hutchison joined
in a celebration of their respective birthdays which occurred last week. A number of friends were invited to ibe home
of|Mr Hutchison and tlie evening wns
spent in song aud sinry. At a late hour
the guests departed after wishing the
twins all manner of success anil prosper.
>ty- 	
Bulldiog Improvements.
Arrangements are being ttiHde for a
change iu the Cosmopolitan hotel. Air.
Small intends to lnke lhe whole building, nnd the Interior will then be entirely rearranged. The dining 100111
will be enlarged, lhe bar moved lo Die
room nnw occupied by G. II Gilpin's
store, and lhe present lar room will le
fitted up ns 1111 ollice and writing room.
All of tlie downswing will be repapered
and painted.
Mr. IIiiusoii will probably build (IttOtll*
i*r attire mom fur Mr. Gilpin just west of
G. II. Miner's store.
Kootcuay & Algoma.
A general meeting of tll'? shareholders
of this company is called lor February 6
nt McVittie & Hutchison's ollice, wben
a siate me nt of the progress of the company will be made. The conservative
methods adopted by ihte organization
should recommend the shares to all
mining investors. Tbe most profitable
form of mining speculation is tbat of
developing tuere pfospwie. It .* UM
tbat mnny prospects, wheu developed,
ptove worthless, but wiih uiopor cate
ami judgment it la not difficult 10 distinguish the poor proposllious from the
goid, ones, after a few hundred dollars
have been expended, and by ntleellug
tbe best .showings for further expenditure, tbe average is certainly iu favor of
tbe profit side. The Kootenav & Mot
mi h s been excep*. 0 a ly lu. ky, us I <
second propotdilan undertaken l.»-
p oved exceedingly proniUillg,  and it te
no exaggeration 10 say that llle Pedro
would !>»; considered a firat-clHSi proper
ty in any mining camp in America. The
ore shows 011 ibe surface for a distance
ot over 200 ftet, ami the assay values
average over p$,
Diamond brills.
The use ofdiam nd drills in the search
fir ore Indies is now rvcngniztd as
economical under certain conditions, If
a large body of ledge m it ter shows no
paystreak end ii Is desirable lo prospect
fur it, the diamond dtill will probe the
ledge at depth, and culling it diagonally
will crosscut it, producing a core all
acro-s lhe ledge nt a cost of about $3 per
ftiot, where a shaft woirfd cost about fig
per foot. Or in lhe case of ground like
the Onion Jack hill, a drill Inning n series of holes radiitlng like a fan fiom a
common starling point would economical ty settle the vexing question ofthe
nature ol ihe ledges at depth. g
Pay Roll.
Woik at Ibis property isprogresBirg
steadily- Tbe shaft on the main ledge
is being sunk al the rale oi two feet pet
day, and some fine ore is being stacked
for shipment. An ore shed has been
erected at tlie siting on ihe railway, and
in a short time a carload of ore will be
shipped which will bring results that,
will gladden the hearts of ihe shareholders Tbere arc nearly twn bundled
sacks of ore now ready at the mine,
which will be forwarded as soon as the
sleighing is good. When the returns
aie received, look out for a jump in the
prices of stock.	
The North Star.
Neil McLcod Currau, manager of thc
North Star mining properties, has been
in lown the past few days Mr. Currau
ia a verv busy man at this lime, as all
bis energies are being put forth to get
the property in shape for shipping as
soon ns possible after the completion of
tbe North Star brancb. The tramway *'.-*
now ready for the cables, which are expected ut ally lime, the ore bins at the
track are completed, and everything will
be in shape fnr active shipment within o
shott lime. Under 1 lie supervision of
Mr Parker an Immense amount of ore
has been gotten oul, and Mr. Curran
savs Hint the amount to be shipped will
be n surprise lo the public,
The work on lhe North Star properly
has been ofa nature tbat makes mines.
With no talk and plenty of capital, Ibe
manager has gone ahead in a system 1 tic
manner until today, with a railway just
about completed to the property, every*
thing is reatly for extensive and continuous shipments tn the smelter. It is
such properties lhat will give to South
East Kooleiiay ilsjuat reputation,
Mack Hear.
Tbe sale nf lllack Hear shares nt three
antl a half cenls was closed on Tuesday
evening. McVittie St Hutchison report
the sale of forty thousand 111 the week
all tn residents nf Cranbronk, which
shows that our citizens know a good
thing ant) are willing 10 pay fur it. Tbe
work 011 Ibis property is being carrietl
on quietly and steadily, and about twn
feet a dny is being gained in tbe shaft.
We understand lhat the cbnrler fnr lhe
cnmpatiy has been issued, aud nu issue
of treasury shares will shortly be put on
llie market.	
Mining Notes.
Maurice Quatn and others are engaged
in prospecting a group of claims about
three miles south ofthe lown, on which
an immense ledge shows.
Harry Mellon says that tbey have
reached a depth nl 411 feet in tbe Horse
Shoe, the Nndnr canyon propel ly in
which L M. Vnndecar and himself arc
developing. Tbey have n 6 fool ledge,
and ibe ore is Improving constantly
with depth,
One of the mousing articles in the
Prospector of last week Is nne referring
to certain placer fields as "Fort Steele
Placer Mines" Perry creek, sixteen
miles fi'oiti Fori Sleele and leu from
Craubrook, Palmers iiir, twenty 111 Uei
from Fori Steele and eight from C'ftll-
lirnnk-    Hull river,  sixteen   miles  f nm
Fort Steele and six from Wnrdner.   Hy
this method it is an ensy mailer to make
almost any lown in tbe district a "mining center."
Take notice that ihe firat general
meeting nf the shareholders of the I'ay
Roll Gold Mining uud Milling company,
limited, will be held at tbi* ollice of tl e
compauy, comer nf linker and Van
Home streets, in Cranbrook, on Tees-
day, the 23d day of January. 1900, al tbe
hour of 8 o'clock p.m., for tbe purpose
of electing directors nnd tiuusactiug
»ucb ut lit-, business as may come before
ibe meeting.
L. B. Vanliecar, President.
J. G. Patterson, Seeitlmy
Dissolution of ftiriuer;blp.
Notice i-i hereby given ihat the partnership existing between K 11. Small
and J K- Mvsgrave has been dUotved by
mutual consent, J R, Mmgrnvo retiring
The business will bee niid on by ti 11.
Small who wil pay all debts and collect nil accouuts due the iim.
Signed   J   K. Musgrnve
l.  II. Small
Cranbrook, D c. 18, 1899
Notice to Otid Peltows.
Ovlng io the benefit concert to be
bchl Friday evening, theie wl I be no
meeting of the lodge llial 1 ight,
Jumes ('..eer, N. 0,
Certificate of Improvement
aiusuKiionN
ITAITIHN
CLAIM.
BlTUATK IN' TIM-: To
Mi T.    Win-:
Hn.1.,
UlS'l
I.RUKlt
:   Ml MM!
K00TB1N
n-iiN Hii
TAKK NOTICE, tlmt we,
Walter Van AiSttnl'll, Pros Miner's CeitM*
rate, .Nn. ll3,(W3
ltobert lMiipsey,; l'reo Mier'a Certificate,
II 0,8.17.
Dnvli) Newell, Proa Miner's Carl llcnte, iip,8!8,
ICIhIu  k. Joans,   Kiee  Miner's   Certificate,
Aiiti.TL'T. Intend, six y days from tlio data hereof,
tu ii|i| lv t" iho MlnliiH liecoi'tler foraUerillicato
uf Ini'imvcijieiils fm-llio inn pnst* ofiibtalulng a
Crown Quint of thu abnv*< olabii.
Ami further uv'to notice lhat mi'lon, unit
-■'■(■(Kiii ::., musl  in* ooiimie cetl   heforu   tl
isMi-in.-eof siidi rvi-i.iiiMls of liiiiirnvenifiiK
Ditieil this :tii tiny of Xi
'Ijne.l WAI.TRK VAN
ItmtHllT DEM
I'AVIU   NKWKM-,
i*:i.iii.N  i*:. jokes.
nnucr, Ism,
AttSDAhEX,
KY,
Certificate of Improvement
ENTEIlt'ltlSE MINERAL l'l.\l\, i.Nn.
Division i!
uro loeaiotl-
si iintc in tlm Port r-ronlo Mini*
East Kootiwiy District,   w
South "f ftiul llllJolHillB llio "Well tuiin" i r
ilie south Ni'lo cf iim v.'.-st fork of st
Mnry-i river, bonl llvemi'esfrom sawyer1*
I'iu-s.
TAKK NOTICE that I, A. \V. McVittio, Fret
Miner's Cerilflcn'o nw-To, noting ns njioiit for
Win. MIllicit 11, Freo Minors CcrlMo.UG inii.nn.
ami tliif-h .MeCnoi, Five Miner's Certlflcate A3,-
47(1, Intend sKty days from Iho data liaranfio
tiplily in 11.e in'niiig reeorder fnr ,*t oartiiloiite of
liutiruveinent fnr the lutrtKisa nf otitnlnlng a
urnwn grant of ilie iiiiovo c''
Ami I tin hor lake notice that noltun undor*
Bect on D7, must bn t onmiciiocil before the ii
■at nice nt stieh poriltlotite "f Imprfiveinon',
Unled ilus loth day of Novoinbcr, .m.
A, W. M'VITTIE,
Certificate of Improvement
SUItl'ltlHE .MlNKLAl. CLAIM (No, 3300.)
ft Sleele limine Jllvis'on 1
*,* District Whora loentctl-
niljohiinglbe * Wok-oiii-i** 01
irk ol si. Mury,
NOTICE.
Office ol the Kootenay & AI|oma (iold Mining Company, Limited.
Cranbrook, II. C, Jan. 15, 19011
Take notice that the auntial ordinary
general meeting oi shareholders in (he
Kootenay & Algoma Gold Mining company, limited will be held ou Mondav,
the sili day of February, 1910. al the
oflice of the company, (McVittie &
Hutchison's oflice, linker sired) Crau-
brook, at lhe hour of two in Ibe after*
noon. John Hutchison, Secretary.
French Loses Seventy.
London, Jan 7—Gen French reports n
'serious accident" to llie First Sufl'olk
regiment. Four companies o( ibe regiment   attacked    a   lloer   position    Lt.
Col Watson, iii command, was wounded
mla retreat wad ordered, Tli etffourlhs
f ilu* llrllisli tcached llielr camp, but
(he others were overpowered and com*
pelted u» surrender. Seventy werelnken
prlauuera, Iticludlnu seven ofllccrs,
Sim |e In ihe I
East Ko'lei
Nortli iifnm
thu .soulh sl.
river, aboul live ml
TAKE NOTICK thai I, A, W. MeVl'ltlc, Ere
Mitiei'-t Certlllenie ntrSTO, anting as ttueril fu
Arthur i'biiii|is, Free Miner's certiiloate nlit,
000, Intoml sixty days from llm date hereof 1
aj.ply tutl.o ti iin in),' rtfcuruYr forn corlilicateu
ini|itovemcnt ror tliu ijiiriios-* nr oLialnlitg .
Crown (irnnl of tho above claim,
Ami further lake notice tlml nelion iimlerHei
tlnn 117 IUU.-4 Lie coiiinioiieeil brfore llio Issuuuet;
of such curl Ifloalool Improvement,
Dated this lot h ilnyof Novcmbor, lsoo.
A. W. M'ViTTIK
Certificate of Improvements
SOPEIIIKTENDENT
(NO. :
MINKItAI.   CLAIM
Situate In the Fott  stn-e Mining division of
Hottlli East Kootenny diii 1 lei,    Where li
I o.l-811 imt oil mi Mj-L-er creek ami Joining
tin* I'ay mas It* r.
TAKK NOTICE Hint I. Arcllibnld \V. MnVlt*
iii*, free miner's ci'i-lllleale Su. \m:tt, lil'lburns
njleiitfor the ray ItolKioli Mining mul m iiiiik
eniiiiiaiiy.llliiilie.l, oft riinhi* -nti. II. C„ f ee in a*
ur'accrlllleiite No. nwi;n, Inteml, 110 days rrmn
the dale herettf, to apply to iho mining recorder
lur a ounilloiitaof Iniiiravrinenis, for Iho pur-
I osd ol obtaliiliij a orown urnnt uf the above
ottihn,
Ami flll'tlier ta'ie)ii<i|li't< Dim! nelnii. littler
srotlou ■•', must be coimnei <i liernre (be Issuance til uucli ecrtlllrate ut improvements,
AltCIIIltAM) U. M'VITTIE
Dated ibis 9ml day of December, istm,
Certificate of Improvements
PAY   ROU   MIXKItAJ.GI.AIM   (XO. 81168)
-i timte In the porl Meel** M nlllfl Divlsfon nf
siniili Lasi Koolcnnj dlstilct,   Wlmro n-
eated- l.ylllg    Ill   of   mill   nilj* lulllg tliu
I'ayninstn, mi Nlgttcr en ek.
TAKK NOT!  I*:ilni I, Arclilb.ild W. MoV llle, free miner's cer.lllcato Nn utwo, nciina as
in-nt ror Ui * I'ay Roll Hold Mining ami Milling
 |"tny,  llniltctl, ;ol  1 liinln-uk,  it,  c, freo
uluer's cerlldwite No, utiojii, intend sixty days
rmn ihe date hereof) i» ;ii ■ 'y to ilie mining re
■order foraeortlllealo tl Imiirovomonls, fort 0
[mrpnse t»f obtaining a crown ■'Hint or iiunliove
e aim. ,
And blither bike notice tlml action, under
•I'tnm :,-, 1n11.1t lie loinmciiccil hefn'ro the is*
itiniicDofsiicbcortltlcnleofiinprovements.
AK0HIIIA 1,0 W. M'VITUB
11 i!i*»i thli jiiiI day nf Oeeeinber, ih 0.
Certificate of Improvements
TIIK PAYMASTER MINDKAI. CLAIM
"(no. ayji)
siuiaie In the piirt Mer-lo Mining I)lvl.l*n ol
Snn h Bast Kootenay dlstrlol.    Wh*iv luca*
led—on Nigger creek, abntii one ihllb from
inniitb.
TAKK NOTICK Hint I. ArcblUa'tl W. MeVit-
e, free miner's oprtlllcalo Nn, 110*170, a* tin r ns
agent for the Pay Roll Ould Mining ami Milling
111 tinny. Ilntllert, of Crnnbrook, it ('.. five min.
11 cortlflcato Nn. nMIo, hitnnd, slxly tliiys (mm
iim iinie i nf, in ii'tjii) in ibe mining rconrdor
fm* a ceil.Hi-ait* of Imf-rovomenti. for tin* purpose of obtaining 11 crown Rrunt ol iho above
claim,
Ami   fiutber laltn n
Bcotlnn 87, must lm unccd
Himiieu nr mi ell fcrtlllo ile of Itnpri
.M(i:lllllAl.li W
Oaieti ihu atil day of UeoMiibor,
l iieli'tn, itnilei*
I -A®-®
CRANBROOK, : British CoSaf1
U fDA FVIRDnni^ *s the divisional point of the Crows
|| WlV^l^OKVv/lv Nest Pass Railroad.
it t(^t*^tlHt*nnf*sr ^as a ,0=s,:a*' round house, large machine
H ^* dHUI *UUi\. shops, expensive railroad buildings and ex-
W tensive railroad yards.
M Cranbrook 's the natural and commercial center of South East
%1 Kootenay.
g$ Cranbrook 's the headquarters for wholesale houses and corpora-
jCf tions of South East Kootenay.
|;f Cranbrook Is the best starting point for all the mining districts in
H South East Kootenay.
H Cranbrook Is building rapidly and her population is increasing week after
flf week.
®T® A*«'A
w Cranbrook offers the best field today for business men, builders, contractors, H
manufacturers and investors. " '*
For further information, maps and prices of lots, apply to
L. A. HAMILTON,
B. C. LAND INVESTHENT, AGENCY,      C. P. R. Land Commissioner,       g
VICTORIA AND VANCOUVER. WINNIPEG, MANITOBA.       g
V. HYDE BAKER, Local Agent.
^-®-<!>-®-®--®-®-®-i>^L.>-®-G&i>^
Eight day docks with cathedral
Sfongs
Elegant designs in silverware, book
marks and envelope  openers.
A choice assortment of gem rings,
Cranbrook souvenir spoons,
wedding rings, bracelets, ladies'
and gents'  chains,   brooches,
Watches to suit everybody.
Official1 Watch W.F.TATE,
Inspector, for C. P.  R.
Cranbrook, 11. C.
Get Your Freighting
DONE  PROMPTLY  BV
Sam flitchell
P. O. BOX 25
..or..
MITCHELL'S RESTAURANT
T. W. LEASK
*ii^-fi-|i-ii*fi'(;*fiiTi*p*i,^i"fi*iii|ii|ii(ii**i"ii-(i
James
Kerrigan.
A change
of
Programme.
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Q      mm]     mmm    O
® to m m
70
mm
mm
mm
in*
»*
m*
Planing Mill
' Sash and ::
Door Factory
...Manufacturers of...
Sash  jt Doors jt Mouldings
*t   Frames   .*
Band Sawing  .* Turning
flilk
I have a regular milk
route and deliver night
and morning.
J. L. PATTON.
Chas. Estmere...
Real Estate,
Mining Broker
STOCKS
Itlnck Rear,.. 3%e   Kmpiro	
Kimberley Coneotitlntetl, [Ch
Buy Lots
In Kimberley,
The Leadville of East Kootenay.
Terminus ot North Star branch ol the Crows Nest Pass Railway
OVER 200 MINERAL CLAIMS are situate within a radius ot
three miles.
Supply point for the rich upper St. Mary's River district.
Ureat Water Power.   Sullivan concentrator will be located here
P. 0., Kl-WERLV,
Via Craobrook
CHARLES ESTMERE,
Sole Agent
Reid's
SUITS AND OVERCOATS
Are for those who know a good thing when they sec it.
A Snap....
A man's Black, Heavy Weight, D. II. Wool Suit, $10.00
Don't 60 around shivering when you can buy a suit of
Reid's warm, heavy underwear for $1.50.
Christmas Neckwear, Handkerchiefs, Scarfs, Etc, at
RFIn «*<- Cd     TORONTO
fAClU Cf «vU.,   CLOTHING STORE.
HILL THE CLOTHIER,
*
*
Can please you for fashionable novelties. Never in
the history of East Kootenay has there been such
an array of Fancy Neckties, Gents' Collars, Cuffs
and Shirts, Ladies' Fans, Slippers, Silks, Trim
mings, Etc.
FINEST LINE OF SOAPS.
Kimberley, B. C
After Xmas
i   .A I
s  r»        m
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J. H. KING
Physician nnd Surgeon.
iiFI'lci: siiiiii.ii :K 11I.O0K,
CRANUROOK,    :   :   :   :   :   :   B, C.
Everyone has pictures or photos
that should be framed.
We have a
good
assorlmcnt
Of Ready made
frames in stock
sizes and mouldings to make up
for all sizes.
Willi the latest machine in tbe market
for malting frames, wc feel confiilelit any
orders yotl leave with us will give you
satisfaction ami lie appreciated liy us.
Prest & Co, Photographers I
Over postoffice, Craabrook.
The Work Tells
the   laie   jt   jt
Greer & Co,
THE CONTRACTORS
1-HlimatcH given on all classes of work
iu our line. If you intend to builil, see
us.    if mny pny you,
Cranbrook
..*   jl   B. C.
G. Johnson....
\k Assayer and
* Metallurgist
Cranbrook, B. C
0. R. LEASK
i.iui- nr Toronto
Contractor«»« Builder
"itjsm* "
PUNS AND SPECIFICATIONS
I'UKNISIIIill M-til: OP C'lARtin
Those rniitemi.llillllR linllilliii: will rio well lu k<l
mu lliiuiv on the emit runs.
Cranbrook, British Columbia
GEORGE R. TAYLOR
Freighting
•■d Teaming
Wood and  Ice For Sale
Cranbrodk, llrilish Columlla

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