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Array IE CRANBROOK  HERALD.
VOLUME   1.
CBANBItOOK,   BRITISH   COLUMBIA,   THURSDAY,   OCTOB_«t   13,   1898.
PLUMBER 30.
The Canadian Bank of Commerce.
Hon. GHO. A. CQX, rii-.sid.iit. 11. te',. WALK BR, Gen. Man*
PAID-UP CAPITAL, $5,000,000,00,
Accounts ot   Corporations,   Merchants   and    Individuals
receive-1  on   favorable   terms.
SAVINGS  DEPARTMENT—Deposits of  $1.00 nnd upward
received and ourr< ut. rates of Interest nllowod.
Drafts nnd oradlts Issued, payable at all points.   Exdumyo
CRANIIRIMK branch.
. W. H. SMYTHE, Manager.
SHERLOCK & BREMNER,
g „ „ „ „ CRANBROOK, B. C.
. . .Wholesale inn) Helall Dealers in
General iVierchandise.
PRICES RIGHT.
-.•>-•■•»-•-••♦*♦♦♦♦•♦♦*♦*
A CALL SOLICITED.
TORONTO :: CLOTHING :: HOUSE
Tll)ftBl£-*-W0
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out .**
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C[ents
Fui^\SttMG\S>.
.*,*.*You will tumble into a better
thing- these cold mornings if you
tumble into one of our Suits of
Clothes.   .*   a*   jt   j»   Jt   Ji
We carry everything a man nee,l«,
Underwear. Gloves, Mits, Hals, Caps
Socks, Boots, slioes, Rubber., Over'
shoes, German Socks, Etc,
We cfier for 311 tlays a slushing reduction
in Suits to make room for our large
Kail Stock.
20 Houlile BreaBted Suits, worth <t* Q
SlrandS12, lor  a")    O
17 Single Breasted Suits, wurlti c_ Q
Sll nnd $12, lor  a|>   O
10 Single Breasted Suils, worth       d-    L
S7to $8.50, lor  4*    "
11 Single Breasted Suits, worth        _ I")
SU to $15, lor  $14.
Don't miss these bargains, boys, they
cau't lust long.
3-^REID & CO.
The Cranbrook
Will be open to the public in a few days where
you will find first-class goods at prices to make
all customers happy.
Creamery Butter   ■   35c. Eggs ■  32c per doz.
THOS. A. KENNEDY.
All Night Restaurant,
J. E, MARCHILDON, Prop'r.
This restuarant is located opposite to
the depot. The best is always served.
Call and be convinced.
Royal Cafe and Bakery
nj      m       m       m       f,       i*       <t*       (B       1>
F. It. VAN DECAR, Prop.
Meals Served nl all hours.
Regular Meals,   IC^,
lhe llcsl the Market Allnrds OOKt.
Fine Line ol Cigars and Tobaccos, Canned Goods, Confectionary and Soft Drinks.
cranbrook sTui-iu'. Read the Big Sign.
Crows Nest Pass
$6.50  Coal and
aton*  Coke.
J, H. LAIDLAW,
Agent for East Kootenay.
rilNINQ BROKER.
'ONE   OF   THE   FINEST."
Cranbrook, B. C.
A Vancouver Wholesale Merchant is Well
Pleased With Cranbrook.
John oppenheimer, of Vanctuver,
presiilent of Hit* wholesale grocery firm
of oppenheimer Brothers of Vancouver,
Inta been in South Bait Kootenny the
past two weeks looking over tlie country. Mr. Oppenheimer visited this country 30 years an", coming lu by the old
trails from   tlie  south  nt the time the
fume  of  lhe   Willi   Horse  placer mines
luul extended throughout the civilised
world.    Comparing the two   trip-   Mr.
Oppenheimer said that he fouud a vast
difference  in the country on this trip,
and every indication of a rich and prosperous section. Me expressed lhe opinion that wuii the tail transportation the
development uf this country would In*
rapid and Unit the results would attract
tlie attention of thu mining world.
'The people of Vancouver i.re'Iooking
toward Must Kootenay with anxious
eyes, ns they consider it their legitimate
field for trade," said the gentleman,
"and will exert themselves lo secure it.
If the coast cities can s.cure the rates
they arc entitled to, and 1 have no doubt
that they will, Vancouver will be in a
position to deal with the people ofthe
Kootenai) s in a most profitable manner."
"What do you think of Cranbrook?"
"You hnve here a magnificent town-
site, one of the finest I ever saw in a
mountainous country. And it is most
admirably located for becoming a pros*
perous city."
Mr.  Oppenheimer  left on  the train
Monday night for the west.
VERY   PRODUCTIVE   SOIL.
A Loaf of Cake Found Deep In the Qround
a Few Dsys Ago.
One day last week while the men engaged in digging the cellar for Thos,
Leask's new building ou Baker street
they mnde a find when down between
three or four feet that was a surprise.
Resting safely in the solid ground was a
loaf of cake. It wus crusted over with
the earth and was in a most excellent
state of preservation. How it came to
be buried so deep in the ground is a
mystery, but it is generally believed that
some time in the past a party may have
camped on the ground, as there is a
spring near at hand. A small hole may
have been dug for baking purposes and
this loaf accidently dropped in it and
was left. As years rolled by the place
was covered up more deeply, only to be
brought to light by the march of civilization.      	
THE   TOWN   OF   ELKO.
It is Moving Along Toward Prosperity With
the Country.
The new town of Elko seems to be
forging along to prosperity these days.
The railroad company has built a fine
station aud double section house there,
and one of the largest water tanks along
the line. The water is brought a mile
front the mountains in a two inch pipe,
giying a supply nud n fall lhat will supply not only the needs of the company
but the town as well. Lots have beeu
purchased for a large hotel that will be
constructed at once. The customs office
at Crows Nest Landing will be removed
there, a postoffice is lo be established at
once and a stage route to Tobacco Plains
with three mails a week. A school has
been applied for and a teacher will be
ready within a short time. Several industries nre negotiating with the town-
iitc company for lhe use of wnter power.
A   HOOD   SUQUESTION.
How Fire Risks anil  Insurance May Be Re.
iluced In Cranbrook.
Editor of Thb Hbram>; Hear Sir:—
The matter of fire insurance rates is one
of Interest just now when onr town is in
a state of rapid growth and I lake the
liberty (with your kind leave) to give a
lew hints on how rales may be kept
down. The cause of high rates is the
fact thai wooden buildings bulli adjoining nr close to each other nre in greater
danger of being burned than buildings
lhat are isolated or nearly so.
Isolation, iu insurance parlance, means
that a building must be 100 feet from ibe
next or (hat a brick or stone wall divides
it from the next.
Now it seems to ine that on our principle streets it would be a paying investment and al the same time n great precaution for the owners of buildings to
erect a brick wall here and there and
thus jlividc up blocks or rows of frame
buildings, ns thus they would not only
materially reduce their insurance premiums but also greatly lower the risk of
(ire.
Thnnkiug vou fur the use of your
space, I nm, air, yours respectfully,
JniiN Hutchison.
Death of Mrs. J. C. Brown.
I. ied — Friday, October   7,   1S98,
Mrs.
Anna I.ockhurt Drown, of pneumonia.
The news ofthe death of Mrs. Brown
was a shock to the community. Although it was known that she was seriously Ul with pneumonia, yet no doubt
wis entertained as to her final recovery.
But the disease secured too firm a hold,
aud her naturally strong constitution
succumbed. After four days of suffering
death came to ber relief. Her husband
hardly left her bedside, and for three
days and nights before the end, never
closed his eyes iu sleep. Saturday after*
uoou the remains were laid to rest in the
small cemetery ou the east side, short
services being held at the grave by Rev.
Dall, ofthe Presbyterian church.
The deceased wus born in Edinburg,
Scotland, 35 years ago, and iu 1891 came
to Canada witb Lady Adelade Cochran,
and lived at Midford, In 189.1 she was
united iu marriage to Mr. J. C. Drown,
at Winnipeg. The family had lived in
Cranbrook only a short lime.
HE THINKS WELL OF IT
J. W. Arthur Has Words of Praise for
South East Kootenay.
CONSIDERS  IT  A  GREAT COUNTRY
1   MINES AND MTl-flNG.    1
TOO LATE THIS SEASON
Indications Tend to Show Much
Activity This Winter—Float
From Different Ranges.
J. W. Arthur has relumed from East
Kootenny where he has spent the summer looking after bis extensive mining
interests, says lhe Spokesman-Review.
This is bis second season iu the Fort
Steele country. lie says it will not be
his last. He is better pleased than ever
with tbe eastern division of tbe Koote'
nays and believes it is destined to a
greater future as a mineral producer
than the western portion.
''Last year was location time in the
Port Steele district," said Mr. Arthur
yesterday, "This year has been devoted to assessment work and now tbe district is at the point where steady development is about to begin ou many properties.
'The railroad is going to he a big
thing for the country. The effect of it
is being shown already in the greatly iu-
xeased activity in tbe mining camps in
all parts of the district.
One of the biggest mining enterprises in Kast Kootenay is that under control of Mr. Telly, who is crown granting
32 claims 011 St. Marys about midway between tbe North Star and St. Eugene
mines. He represents large English
apttal. The properties are in several
grsups and the ore is copper-gold, Tbe
assays are said to run as high as 22'i
per cent copper and several dollars in
gold.
Trscey and Perry.
Tracey creek is one of the livliest in
lhe district this year and there is considerable development work going on. For
free gold ores Perry creek beats them
all. There is one lead of free milling ore
on Perry creek that I have traced myself
for tt miles. At least two of tbe proper-
lies on the belt have been developed to
a depth of ioo feet and there has been no
indication of the ore turning base. Tbe
Sour Dough group, one nf the most
promising ou the belt, is reported bonded to the British American corporation.
It comprises six claims. The price is
said to be bigh but I did not learn the
exact figures. Ores on that lead assay
$40, J.50 and as high as $75 at a depth of
100 feet. I panned rock on eight claims
011J the lead recently and got colors
every time and some of them were excellent showings.
All through the district the summer's
work is showing excellent results, I
have yet to hear of any creek or camp
here the development undertaken this
summer has not been abundantly satis-
ictory to the parties interested. Some
assessment work has been done that was
not profitable but it was only because it
lid uot go far enough or deep enough to
show what the claims contained. It has
been a busy summer and the way has
beeu nicely paved for capital to come in.
Capital Coming In.
Capital is already seeking invest
ment iu the mines of East Kootenay. I
closed a deal a few days since for the
sale of the Minnie M and Tiger group on
Tracey creek mountain. It is a concentrating proposition, lead aud gold bearing. The price was a good one for undeveloped claims but I do not care to
name the figure. The Port Steele Development company, limited, was tbe pur-
baser. Tbe same company has bonded
and bought tbe Moyie aud Queen ofthe
Hills properties and owns the townsite of
Kimberly, one of the coming camps of
the East Kootenays. Kimberly is about
midway between the Sullivan group and
the North Star mines. Iu such a neighborhood it is bound to grow.
'The Halls Mines, limited, of Nelson,
is operating five promising properties in
East Kootenay. They are copper propositions. One is on Sand creek, another
011 Wasa, another on Doublet* aud two
on Horseshoe gulch. The compauy is
still looking for more claims. Representatives of two or three other big syndicates have been in the district but I
did rot learn their names nor tbe parties
they represent, but I know that they
have tied up a number of the leading
properties of the various camps.
The Sullivan Strike.
1 One of the biggest things I have seen
iu the country is the strike on the Sullivan group. I was at tbe mine soon after
the big 30 foot ore body was laid bare. I
liked it so well mat I wrote to my friends
in Spokane to buy all the Sullivan group
stock they could get hold of. The ore
looked to me as it It '-would average
about $40 with some of it running considerable ligher. Willi the shipping
facilities tbat are coming such an ore
body is n bonanza. The Sullivan group
is a mine beyond a doubt.
"Five miles of the Perry creek bottom
has been lately leased for placer mining.
The London Development compauy,
successors to the old Nip & Tuck company of Wild Horse creek, has taken the
lease. It is a big hydraulic proposition,
With a bed rock flume properly placed
the returns should be large."
Henry Kundret. Jay Usher itiid L. C.
Hoffman were in town Sunday on their
way to Fort Steele. They hnd been
over the Perry creek district and Sfeel
confident that there te a great future in
store for tbat section.
Oust Theis, one of the owners of many
good properties on Perry creek, was in
town Tuesday. He reports everything
in good shape in that district and says
tbat several properties will be develop,
d this winter.
II. ti. Foster, of Kamloops, was in
towu tbe first of tbe week on his way to
Moyie to look after bis interests in the
Moyie mine. He will put a force of men
ut work on Ibis property aud continue
development throughout the winter season.
Tiie Watson claim near Elko is giving
promise of beiug a great mine. "Daldy"
Smith is in charge of the development
work for the B. & A. wbo have it under
bond, and has two shifts of men on.
Tbe property is showing a good body of
ore, carrying copper, gold and silver values, giving a total of from $60 to -f km.
Tbey have a tunnel in about 140 feet,
and every shot is showing up better.
O. Youngchrist arrived from Windermere Saturday and will make Cranbrook his home this winter. Hebrought
with him some attractive looking specimens of copper quartz from some of his
claims near Windermere. Speaking of
South East Kootenay be said that he
looked to see a great mining boom in
this territory that would result in a vast
amount of valuable work being done.
Thk Hhkai.d is in receipt of a prospectus sent out by Col. II. M. Went-
worth, formerly of Tine Hi-kai.d staff,
but now of Spokane, giving tbe conditions of the "Storm King," ti copper-
gold claim in Squaw Creek camp in
Washington. The colonel adopts a novel course iu presenting his prospectus by
.making oath to everything be sets forth.
He evidently has a good thing aud it is
to be hoped that he may lealize upon it.
Mr. McDonald, who has control of the
Empire claim on Sand creek, known as
tbe Major Steele property, was in towu
recently on his way to Lethbridge.
When asked if the Halls Mines company
had succeeded iu securing a bond on the
Empire, Mr. McDonald said thut they
had not and that the property wonld be
developed by a private company. He
lso stated that the bond held on the
Dlue Urouse, lhe Langley brothers' property, by the Halls Mints company, wus
conditioned on the company securing
control _f the Empire. Failing in tbat
they Mould throw up tbe bond on tbe
Blue Grouse.
Ed. Smith, manager of tbe Sullivan
group, was iu town last Friday with a
bunch of ore that was to be sent to Spokane for the fruit fair exhibit. And as
au evidence of tbe hustling qualities of
Mr. Smith, the story of getting tbat ore
might prove interesting. Thursday afternoon he was in town when he received
word that the ore was wanted, and Mr.
Wade was going direct to Spokane the
next day, the ore must be iu town by
the following morning. "I'll h^ee it
here," said Mr. Smith, as he jumped
into his rig at four o'clock in the afternoon. And he did, but to accomplish it
be drove to Kimberly, and walked from
ihere to the mine, got up the men, went
to the shafts and 111 hied the ore, brought
it back to Kimberly and bad it in Cranbrook ready for sucking at seven o'clock
the next morning.
FOREiONVISlTORS.
I Will Build lhe North Star Branch in
the Spring.
The Earl ol Ava and Mr. C. D. Oeddes View
tbe Sights of Cranbrook.
The Earl ot Ava, London, and Mr. C.
D. Geddes, Edinburgh, arrived iu the
city yesterday from tbe west. Both gentlemen had been doing West Kootenay
and were anxious for a trip over tbe
Crows Nest line. Thk H«rai,d representative saw Lord Ava and asked bis
opinion ofthe Kootenays ami Craubrook.
"We visited most of themiuingcamps
of West Kootenay, but of course have
seen little of East Kootenay. This ts a
great mining country and is bound to
increase in wealth. I am particularly-
impressed with Cranbrook. It is a beautiful place, situated as it is on a level
plain surrounded by these magnificent
mountains, aud should be quite a city."
Both of the gentlemen left on the early
train this morning for the east.
Killed an Elk.
T. G. Proctor, of the Halls Mines company, spent several days in town recently leaving Monday night for hia home in
Nelson. Mr. Proctor had just returned
from a bunting trip up the Elk where he
bagged a magnificent elk bull, bringing
the antlers back with him for mounting.
These animals are very scarce along this
range now, and Mr. Proctor's success is
unusual in consequence.
Just Received at C. A. Ollpla's.
A large car of fine furuiture, including
Upholstery |and Iron Bedsteads, which
will be held two weeks at Cranbrook, after lhat time the balance will be removed to Fort Steele. Make selections now
while stock is complete.
A School Meeting.
William Burns, inspector of schools
for the Kootenays, returned to Ctaubrook Monday after visiting other
schools in this district. While here he
conferred with other parties Interested
in school matters, and as a result a meeting has beeu called for Saturday evening
at 8 o'clock at the rooms of Manager
Smythe, over the bank. It is expected
that arrangements will be made for the
use of the Church of England for a tern
porary school, and that a teacher will be
secured without delay.
Qas at tbe Mill.
PRESIDENT VAN HORNE IS COMING
M.tking- His Annual Inspection of
the C P. R. Lines—Other
News of Interest-
A. Moffett, of the Cranbrook Lumber
company, is tbe first oue to introduce
acetylene gas in Cranbrook. He has
placed a plant at the mill, aud uow has
the office and several of the rooms in an
adjoining building lighted with this new
illnniiiiant. The mill will also be illuminated with it, to expedite work during the short days this winter. The
light is clear, bright and steady and in
many respects superior lo electricity.
I), D, Mann returned last Friday from
his trip to lhe North Star mine. He
was well pleased wilh the appearance of
his prnpeity and has arranged for an immense amount of work to be done this
winter. It is also quite probable tbat a
snow road will be constructed from the
mine to Cranbrook and ore handled
here for shipment this winter by rail.
The distance is not so much greater than
to lhe river where all the ore shipped
heretofore has been hauled, and the road
can be easily constructed.
Speaking of the branch line to be
built from Craubrook to lhe mines, Mr.
Mann said that after looking over the
(■round be bad come io the conclusion
tbut is was too late iu llie season to inaugurate the work Ibis year, but he added, "the people may rest assured that
we will he on the --.round as early in the
spring as the conditions will permit."
This settles the branch question for
this season aud it is uo surprise to anyone for the fact is fully appreciated that
woik could be continued only a short
time, except at great cost, as tbe frost
will soon be too deep to permit of anything in the way of railway construction
light work. As soon, however, as
the condilioii of thegrouud in the spring
will permit it, active work will begin on
the construction of this brunch road
from Craubrook to Kimberly. In the
meantime other details connected with
the construction Will be satisfactorily aril ged.
Mr. Mann left with bis family for the
east 011 the train Saturday morning.
Vaollorae and Party.
Sir William Vanllorn ami party are
on their way to*Craubrook by the way
of Kuskonook, M. J. Ilaney, manager
of construction, went west this morning
in & special to meet them. The party is
composed of Sir William Van Home,President of the C. P. R., Prof. Peterson,
Principal of MaGill University, K. B.
Angus and li. D. Asler, directors of the
railway, and W. W. Olglvie, the well-
known miller.
Railroad Notes.
Clinton Campbell returned from the
west Monday morning.
Engineer Garden, of Wardner, was in
town Friday evening.
A large force has been at work on tbe
■lepol build lug the past ten days.
It will be impossible to accommodate
passengers going west for several weeks
no arrangement has been made to
take care of them at tbe lake.
Messrs. McLain, McGreevy and Murphy returned last Friday from the lake,
having completed the work of chaining
the line from Macleod through to tbe
terminus at the lake.
Tbe rails are now laid out on lhe trestle to the slip at Kootenay lake, where
the exchange will oe made from the can
to tbe boats.
Parlies 111 Calgary are figuring on
building an hotel at the new town the C.
P. K. are to plat al ibe south end of
Moyie lake.
Contractor O'Neil has finished bis
work of grading for the round bouse and
yards and in a few days the iron for the
switches will be laid.
Tbe Bpnners Ferry Herald says the
engineers' headquarters for the Nelson
& Bedltngtou;road have been established
there.
His slated tbat the contract for tbe
road from Donners Ferry to the boundary line has been secured hy J. I). Farrell.
The work of ballasting is progressing
rapidly along lhe line east ot Cranbrook.
Two steam shovels are at work, one near
Elko and the other near Ferule,
J. R. Turdbull has relumed to the
road uud is now superintending the work
of ballasting.
J. R. Bernhardt, payunster, met with
a serious accident at Kuskonook tbe
other day. He left witb Mr. Haney's
party for tbe west and while walking tlie
trestle at the lake made a misstep aud
fell between two tics. As a result he
bad two ribs broken and was otherwise
badly bruised. Mr. Latter, bis assistant, went lo Nelson this week lo join
him.
Tbe distances between tbe stations
from Macleod to Cranbrook are as follows: Macleod to Piegan, 8.9 miles;
Piegan to Legratidens, 10,5; Legrandeus
to Pincher Creek, 10.4; Pincher Creek to
Cawley, 5.6; Cawley to Livingston, ir
Livingston to Spring, 9* Spring to Dull
head, 13.5; Bullhead to Loop, 4.3; Loop
to Siding No. 14, 14.8; Siding No. 14 to
Michel. 5.8; Michel to Siding No. 16, 10;
Siding No. 16 to Fernie, 7.5; Fernie to
Coal Creek Mill, 2.7; Coal Creek Mill to
Monisey, 8.4; Morrisey to Elko, 7.5:
Elko to Sand Creek, 12.7; Sand Creek to
Wardner, 10.1; Wardner to Siding No.
22, 12.1; Siding No. 22 to Cranbrook, 9.9.
The total distance is 161.9 miles and the
distance from Craubrook to Kootenay
Lake is 83 miles.
ISO Men Wasted.
One hundred and fifty good bush men
■/anted.   Apply to
Coi.Umiiia Rivi',11 Lumiikr Co., Ltd.
Golden, B, C.
SALAD   and.*
** DRESSING
A member of Til 1, Hkkai.D -taff made
a trip from Lake Kootenay to Cranbrook
recently, and during that brief journey
bad an opportunity to fully appreciate
the difficulties of travel over a line on
which the rails bad just been laid.
There were a num hereof fellow sufferer.,
and the burdens of the journey were
borne as [lightly as circun.sUees would
permi'.
Coming from Nelson the boat lands
the pa'seiigers on the trestle that is
built across tbe swamp and lower end of
the lake. Tbere i.s an incline on which
one walks to the trestle about 50 feet
above, and then tbere is a jaunt of about
one mile over tbe bridge. To a tight
rope walker inch a joumey might be a
pleasure, but to Uie ordinary mortal who
is accustomed to plantjhts feet on terra
firms at regular intervals, it is a different proposition. Sometime the ties
were iu position and sometime tbey
were not, and then it would he necessary to take to the stringers and with a
satchel in one band and nothing but air
iu the oilier, do tbe best you could.
Failure meant a ducking or broken
limbs, aud success meant-—well it meant
a good ileal. It was a great procession
thai bubbled and hopped, crawled and
jumped from tie lo lie. until land was
reached: but fortunately the passage waa
made iu safety, although there may
have been a few more gny bain at the
(1, aud tbe knowledge that at (his
place Paymaster Bernhardt bad been so
badly hurt a few days before, did not
help matters any.
From the end of the budge to the siding, lhe real terminus of the road at ibis
time, is about four miles, and as there
seemed to be a total lack of street cars
nd omnibuses, the line of march was
continued to ibe end At the siding it
was learned tbat no train would leave
until the next day. Thai meant a wait
of abont 30 hours. A vacant log shack
constituted depot, waiting room and hotel, and into this tbe passengers filed
tbeir way. Here during the long hours
Ibe crowd talked, told stories and nodded in that miserable half slumber that
leaves the mind wretched and tbe frame
weary.
Among the" passengers was a foreigner. He carried a pack ir.ade up cf a
small l-;nt, blankets, axe, and several
loaves of bread. It was soon discovered
that the man was neither a tramp or a
bobo, for be dropped easily into the conversation and so'.n displaced a depth of
learning aud a knowledge of affairs that
as a surprise to all. He had traveled
everywhere and bad see:; many people,
nd bis tales of experiences were gladly
received by his comrades in sorrow. To
him a capitalist was a criminal, and tbe
power of money a menace to civilization
nd liberty, arid be dilated on the evils
of trusts and monopolies with the ease
of a sandiotter of California or an anarchist of New Vork.    But now and then a
ift of sunshine would brighten his pessimistic pictures, and tbe humor of his
nature be revealed. He said that tbe
best position be ever held was the time
he received J25 a week for watching a
ghost  at a railroad  station   in   Texas.
Thai was a snap, but when the ghost
quit the country I lost my job." and be
laughed in recollection of bis experience.
Tbe following day everyone was crowded into a construction palace car, which
is a box car with a partition culling the
car in half. At one end bunks are
placed on each side. Tbe other is used
for tbe train crew. And this train bad a
crew ihat secured as much fun as possible out of the life Ihey led. Murphy
was the engineer and Howard the fireman. Young Williamson was the conductor and Kelly and^GeuesV were his
brakemen. They did what tbey could
to make tbe journey easy, bul with 40
people iu a box car and, 12 of ihem sick
with fever, one can imagine tbat comfort
was hardly possible.
Among the passengers was a gentleman unaccustomed lo r'-ughiug it, and
unused to Uie absence ol clean linen and
toilet accommodations, llut weary and
woru, he had sought rest on oue of the
bunks and was doing nicely when Genest
says to the conductor: "Williamson,
this car is gelling 'crummier' everyday,"
and began to scratch. Clint Campbell,
a C. P. K. slore keeper, u-tuatked tbat
he believed the vermin was pretty thick,
as he reached up tbe middle ol bis back
and scratched {vigorously. Others who
appreciated the game followed suit, aud
iu a minute or two there was a vacant
bunk, and a nervous old gentleman was
seated in a chair between the_bunks,
reaching first under one arm and then
the other, up his back and down his
Bides after greybacks he imagined were
swarming ovei his body. And he never
left the chair until he got off at Cranbrook.
It was a great trip, full of hardships
and .danger, witb the train "Off again,
on again, gone again, Fiunegan," yet
made endurable and even pleasant at
times by the good nature and jovial dia*
position of most of tbe party. Another
mouth and all will be changed, and a
trip through to Nelson or_relurn will be
as easy as a trip on auy road in the country. 	
Tinner Wanted.
Practical tinsmith. Apply at once to
G. II. Miner, Cranbrook,
"Hill, theClotbier'
Lethbridge.
has returned from CK\NI!l!ouk   IIKIIAhO'TJip   Hpfald
Has the best equipped office in the Kootenays.
Its facilities for turning out^first-class Job
Printing are complete. Send in an order and
become convinced of the fact.
•munSDAY. OCT    13,    :        1898
TlillMS tip SUII PIIUTION i
PROSPECTOR, BROKER AND PURCHASER.
Iu the mineral development that will
follow in this district next year there is
one tiling that should be carefully
guarded against, and that is methods
tbnt are unfair, both to the prospector
and the purch iser, and are loo often
practiced by the middle man or mining
broker.    Thu  prospector   is
GEO. R. LEASK,
il,*ii.-ur Toronto)
A. W. M'VITTII:, 0. L. S.. P. I.. S.
Builder antl Contractor,
CRANHROOK, It. C.
All kinds ot Jobbing pioinptl] altenttetl w».  ft
itu'-iii--. turnliliiHl ou applleatb n.
consideration and fair treatment, at all
times and undei all circumstances, It 1)
his energy and perse verauce, bis courage
and indomitable will that reveals to the
world the treasures of the earth. It te
his lot to suffer the hardships and toll.
uud too often receive in relu n an Iusig«
nilieant sum for a property lhat is immediately resold for a fancy price. Such
methods discourage the prospector nnd
lend to retard the development ol a
country's resources,
On the other hand, there are brokers
wbo look upon men wlthcapitnl as legitimate prey, and u-ge them to buy prospects at pi ices ihat should secure mint's.
Whether or not their efforts are successful, ihe results are equally ns injurious
to Ihe country, since tbey give erroneous
iiiiprcs-.ilmn und prejudice Inveslo-s
against a country that gives every promise of success to the man who is uot inveigled inlo wild cut schemes by srmie
oily tonguetl broker,
.South Kast Kootenny is too good n
country in every wny to have to contend
with blight.* of this kind. Ii has the
mineral wealth and also the continence
of the people The prospector has looked forward to the time wben transportation facilities would he given this section
tn receive bis rcwnrd, That lime has
come, and with the prospector, lhe broker and the purchaser acting with reason,
tbe prosperity of all three will be greatly enhanced. The country has no need
of wild Cftt prospects or wild cat brokers,
Tbey are a cttrsu to any mining community.         ,
EDITORIAL   NOTES.
"THE   PRETTY   SERGEANT."
itt-.-iU oi Valor performed liy » French
The Btory of Virginia Uhesqulere.tl
titled lo' j.-,.,.,,,.], iierolue, who was   d
in!
of III
East Kootenay Branch
The Vancouver World is leu years old
aud has reason lo feel proud of the progress it has made. The paper is improving each month, und when it lully icali-
zes the Importance of the Kootenay
country and devotes more attention to
i', the people of liritisb Columbia, regardless of locality, will k'iow lhat in
tbe World ihey have a newspaper,
Tbe martial spirit scorns to he contagious. The Untied States no sooner gol
through with a foreign wur than lhe
troops were called out to control it lot of
Minnesota Indians wbo had donned
their war pii.it.
Postmaster-General .Unlock is receiving great prui-e in Hugh* ml for bis International postal changes. When some of
those Englishmen live a few mouths in
lhe Kootenays and wait for letters that
never come, tbey will change tbeir snugs
of praise to wails of discontent.
Tbe plebiscite vole showed a majority
for prohibition iu each of the provinces
except Quebec. But the vote wus so
small that even tbe friends of the mens*
ure are not rnsh enough to claim tbat it
represents Ibe sentiment of the people.
The Spokesman-Review issued a special edition on the ag'.lt of last month
lhat was the best paper lor the northwestern slates -md southern British Columbia ever issued. It presented in elaborate and attractive sijle reliable data of
tbe country, showing its wonderful mineral and Agricultural resources, nnd giv*
ing much Information of historical value.
The paper was issued for the Omaha exposition and will b-* ii powei for good.
Tbe new lieutenant-governor of the
Northwest territories is named Forget.
His political promises will be open lo
suspicion,
Some govoruot of some stale in Uncle
.Sam's domain will make uu undying
reputation for himself when be throws
aside tradition and selects a ludy to
christian a battleship wbo is not a recognized society belle.
Thomas I'. Bayard lived long enough
lo see the friendship between Kngliind
and the United States an assured far',
He also saw the partisans who rushed a
vote of censure through congress for bis
work in that direction while minister to
England, crowding each other to praise
Minister Hay fur following iu hi-footsteps. Truly, lliy.inl lived to be vindicated.
Expressions of opinion cost money.
The bile plebiscite cost C inada one quarter of n million dollars.
Shrewd obsetvers from the eastern
provinces   who   visit   British   Columbia
with the Order of the beg
for distinguished bravery during one
of the campaigns of the French army
in Spnlu. Is graphically told by ISmile
Cere in his history of "Madnmc Sans-
Ueneel Les bVinmesSohluts."
lu the conscription of 1SO0 u youug
mun hy the mimeofdhefqnlerewnscu-
listed among the forced*recruit*of the
depart men) of the Unnt-fihln, The
brordlcM eonscrlpl wns frail ..ml dell-
enle.utterlv nimble to bear the fatigues
!1T1d hardship* of wur. lleultsstng the
physical Incnpnelty of her twin brother,
whom she ver> t'loselj resembled, the
brave and unselllsh sister, Virginia, do-
eiiled to take bis place In-the rank*,
Wiih the courage of n high nnd noble
motive, Virgluln (Jhesqnlere begged hor
parents to allow ber to do for France
what her brother's ill health rendered
it impossible for him to do, and so earnestly did the young patriot plead Unit
she won  their consent.
Donning her brother's apparel, lhe
intrepid girl presented herself nl ihe
department on the following day. uud
wns assigned to the Twenty-seventh
regiment hy the nnmispcetlng officer
whose duly ii was to enroll the recruits.
For six yeurs the brave young woman
preserved her disguise, and during this
period was several limes rewarded for
gnllnnt conduct, At Wngrnm the
"pretty scrgenut," ns the modest, cf-
femlnnle-Ioohlng young soldier was
generally called, had the honor of saving the life of ilu* colonel of tbe regiment, who had fallen into the Danube,
and would have perished bul for her
efforts.
On tlic'Sd of May, 1808, nfter the but
tic of Lisbon, the "pretty sergeant"
performed a th-e<\ ot valor that won for
her (he decoration of the Legion of
Honor.
Tbe girl soldier, who wns now- ser-
gennl of a company of riflemen, perceived nt a short distance from Ihe ibid
of but lie Ibe figure of the colonel of the
rt-glmciil lying under the body of bis
d.'ii.l burse.' Turning tn lwo comrades.
she said: "The body of a colonel is a
(lag thnt belongs to Ihe regiment, nnd
(he Twenty-seventh will retake it."
As she spoke she advanced toward
ihe proslrnte oltlcer, followed by two
soldiers. Her comrade*, both weal;
from tors of hlood. wen- unable (o reach
ibe goal, so that tbe burden of the affair
fell upon her slender shoulders.
(in reaching the spot she found It
impossible to lift the heavy body of the
fallen officer, lug and struggle us she
mlghl 1 She wns now. moreover, beset
l.y lwo BtraggHng Knglisli soldiers.
Seized by a sort of frenzy at ibis cow-
ttrdly Interruption of a merciful deed,
the tittle sergeant fired at one of herns-
sn Hants, wounding him in (he shoulder,
and (hen dlsublcd the ot bev by vigorous blows from her gunstoek.
Both Britons surrendered, and assisted ber iu placing ibe officer, who
still breathed, upon' a horse which hnd
strayed near. Compelling the Englishmen (o allow themselves to be attached
io the horse's tall, (ho "pre! ty sergeant"
made u triumphal entry into camp,
and was SOOII after made a chevalier
oftbe legion.
Ouu oT the most singular circumstances of Ihls curious history Is thut
ufter the wars were over the woman
who had won renown on the battle field
and public recognition from the empire chose lo return to her unlive province, nnd resumed there the old, simple,
tranquil domestic life of her childhood.
Virginia Ohcsqtilero died In i*&. but
her memory will always live among til
Inhabitants of Delemont, who from on
gnu-ration  io another will tell the]
children's children the story of the girl-
soldier who served France ho hcrolcully
for ber brother's sake.—Youth's Co
panton.
Cult!vat- Cheer.
It was a favorite saying of Bnncroff,
ibe historian, who was u vigorous old
man at DO, thnt the secret of long life
is iu never losing one's temper. The
remark was simply n concrete wny of
expressing the hygienic value of amiability—n principle which, until lately,
has scarcely been considered in Uie
iruining of', hlldren, Ifltherlo we have
regarded frclfulness, melancholy and
bad temper ns the mil tirat concomitants
of illness. Hut modern aelcnce shows
that these men-tnl moods have actual
power to produce disease.   Xo doubt 111
most case, imperfect bodily conditions
nre the cniise of Irritable and depressed
lm.-. und ahi Iter Uo-.-. ledge of physiological laws would show them lo bo
< iTecl rather than cause, The fuel thai
illsconlenlPd and gloomy people are
never in good health is nn argument
In favor of the theory thai pontlnunl
Indulgence In unhappy though Is nets
as u poison and creates some form of
disease.—Det roll Free Press.
f REDWOOD «* BREWERY, 1
% WINNIPEG, MAN.
•'■--: ii see-&«"*»«ee8 ^T'.vjc^^rsticsete&^etjwrtjssiitE^e.fiisr' r- <
A 1 ■TU, STOCK OF
Ales, Porters, Le iters, Canadian, English and American Beers.   Ontario Apple Cider.    Areated Waters.
store room on Durick nvc JOSEPH MITCHELL, Manager.
W, ]{. 11088, II. W. IIBROIIUKR.
ROSS & HERCHMER
Barristers, Solicitors,
Notaries Public,
Conveyancers.
Ckanorook and Fort Staur/a.
The Stoves are Coming.
HEATING, coal and wood.
COOK STOVES.
A PAT?   T OAri   The best selected stock in
^/\IV J-W-VL/, East Kootenay.
Reserve your order and see the stoves.    Prices will  be righ*.
Q. H. TUNER.
readily concede lhat tliis province Is destined to lead Canada both in population
und wealth within a very few years.
The people of British Columbia ure
pretty good drinkers. They nre not so I
numerous as the people of New Brims-
O. A. BURGE,
FRANK MCQUISTON.
East Kootenay Hotel
CRANBROOK, B. C. McQuiston & Burge,
Proprietors.
Bnlargcd, Refilled and Furnished.
Best of accommodations for Travelers.
TIIK lll'-'I'nl'
II. L, Cummins, C. ll.
PROVINCIAL LANO SURVEYOR
I'llllT STMil.l;,    :   :    DII1TISII COLUMBIA,
•Till*
CRANBROOK   PHARMACY,
llDllovlim In tln> rtrniil rntiiro irl ('nrlibrn'oh lun
oiii'Mwl ii ha'.' nml wdl irs&tirltsl stoeli rrl
....Minis....
Patent Medicines,
Stationery anil Pipes,
Toilet Articles.
Correspondents in
LONDON, UNO.
TORONTO,
MONTREAL,
SPOKANE,
NKW VORK.
JONN HUTCHISON, NoLry PakUc
McVittie & Hutchison,
Baker Street, Cranbrook.
aunt, is  %
Mines and Real Estate    §
| Insurance Agents dt dt dt
nines and Lands Surveyed.      jgj      if**j       {§
er & Cume
•   a** Painters, Paper Hangers
1       and Decorators dt dt
Sign Writing a Specialty. i   satisfaction
Estimates given on all work. guaranteed
CRANUROOK,     : :   .     BRITISH COLUMBIA,
sa......... .es
Feed and Livery Stables .n connection with the Hotel.
j Cranbrook
Hotel S S
Quests Comfort a Specialty
Qood Stabling In Connection
Nearest tn railroad nnrl depot.   Has neennrmodrr.
tions for the public nriequallcil iir Cranbrook.
I
®n-i
RYAN & MORRISON
 Proprietors
Special ntteulion given ti> mail and
out of town orders.
R, li. IllSATTIE.
The Palace
Livery, Feed and
Sale Stables ...
snimuiiY avkxi i:.
Nrnr Kootenai Hotel,
CRANBROOK, II. C.
Qood Double and Single Turnouts and
Saddle Horses.
1'roinpl alien intlrl to transient trevflL
[Geo. Geary,
Proprietor
C. L. HILLIARI),
General
Blacksmith
CRANBROOK, B, C.
******* *tA..**.*..tir>t^.t..AA*tA*t*A*AtfAt*.t*.*»}At.t*<>*AA
The Cranbrook
Lumber Co. S S
Saw and Planing Mills
:::AT
CRANBROOK, B. C.
Itrllrloir* l',.,,..|, I'lHhlinic.
Till a piidillnrjrillall trltliwliolopooled
penelies nnd pour over llroin two eupR
of wirier. Cover elosel.v and bake until
ponolrcB mv tender, thru drain <>IT the
juice from lire poaches and lei It Bland
Add lo llicjulco one pint Rwee!
milk, four well-benleii ee^s, a hiiihII
  i niii nf Hour, wllb one Ipn.poonful of
wick, but Ihey drink as much In three   ,,         „.,,„ m_ ,„ „ „lu,
kays as their eastern brothers do in a „lgnr on0 inblcspnonfnl of incited but-
week. During the trrsr u, years since |er and nllltleantt. Ileal well three or
conrcdcrntlon, for every thousand per-   fonr mlnnteat and pour over peaches In
sons Ihere was lllllllk in New Brunswick, ,h(, fl|,n> [hike until u rich hrown and
16,94s gallons of spirits; Itriljf.li Coliim-   H(,m, ,vm, cronin.—N. Y. Ledger.
hia, z.T.Ky- gallons of spirits; New Ilrutis- I .	
wick, 1539 gallons of wine; British Col- w'"n i'ni»''rinsr.
iniibla,  it.wa gallons of wine;   New1    Tba subject- of papering rooms -with-
Brunswick, 12 73c. gallons of beer; liiit    oul removing llio obi mill covering has
isb Columbia, 72,827 gallons of beer,      I recently b  much discussed abroad.
, This practice, so temptingly convenient,
Ims lieen cnrrled on, ir would scorn, in
many directions where one would lensl
1 \pcct such untldlncBs.    It   certainly
The lircmen of Trnil Ciic'a und Nelson   oilffht by lllls Ilmo lo he limleM
-AM   KINDS   OF	
Rough and
Dressed Lumber,
I Dimension Lumber. 1
| 5hingles and |
t> 8
| flouldings. I
J IN    STOCK Oil SIADK T(l OKDEII, jj
i,,,»,TV»»*Ty»vv»a.»»»»*»»<**»*+*+***«*****###*+****l«.'
John  Mar.ll, of Kaslo,  was recenlly
drowned in llio Lardo river.
JAMES GREER,
Contractor and
Builder.
Pi-ins and specifications furnished on
application. Ksltmatea made on bulld-
\n\iii.   Our work will ho satisfactory in
every respect. Tllftt is belter fur you
and better for me, Cul! and see mo if
you are fig tu Ing on building,
Cranbrook, ■ • B. C.
NOTICE.
Ni'tlco ii liereliy nlvrn that sixtv ilnya after
lali> 1 IniiMiil to -ipi'iy in tin- (hi r CoiiuiiU-'l' iut
of l.nnil. nnd Works l«H' |iri-|ii!ssloii tn |iinvhjisi-
Sage's Commission
House.
Goods sold on Commission.
Second Hand Goods bought and
sold.   Bargains every day.
LEROY SAGE,
Hanson Ave,, south of Cranbrook hotel.
NOTICE.
I'l: iNr.ln.oii, '.'llll Atlulls 1,1811s,
,      ,             ,       .,,■..,,                 i    I liereliy etvc nullcotlmt silly ilaysirfrcr dale
he ii invttiL' OcscnlU'il liniils:   llii-liiiiini: hi a   | t,,ir- . ■' '■■ ■    ■-     ' -■■■    -
   ...  ,.:.   ""
tho Inl ini'lrnr ili'x'rrlii'il larrils:   11 ulriiiiii-- rrr a , | im,.,, „,,,|r ,„ „„. . 1,1,-r '('iiinllllsst ■ ol
|.,.sl iilainiHl alnirrt two null's. eusl ot IrlslllllUl , l,;„i,l>a ul KcrKs. Victoria, lor ricirnis.l.io In
crock nn. nil.. 1 :,ii reel ininli lm n Ilie rulu   ,„m.|Ni,o il,o l„!l„ivl|iB ilcscrllicil tract ol land,
mull nl tlie Jlnvlo.ilwi. thin,- il   iii ctal H.   sliicilcil in the Sniilhoia lllvlslnn ol Hast Kiml-
llrerri" «"Jl M a alta}.   lenec srni I liicluitiis , ,.,„„..   Cotnmeili'iiui at a nnsl ilantcil nt the
mora ci' Ks to Hin .Mi.yio river, tl cn.-o cust , inicrscllno "I 111" east lioiruunr/ nr 1...1 IB»
, aloun tho M iyio rlier to   he ohicc 111 cm rr. .«Hn Hi he iisliiiroot I'reiiiler Ijike.llro '
I | llllil bltllilln.lll lire I Isirlcl or Bast KMejiirv.   nortli Inrty ,10) clmlns. llieooe ensl fnrlv no.
1 no incno:    i i nu . 11 c . mm ..cihuu - "w      ' ,'"  ■',"      ,  , ,     ,       .    , ,,     ,', ,' , ■'.' i inirin inuy  . no rlimns, inoiien ens,  nniv (io
nr. ,.,• moeh rll.anll.nerl avitli Mm rn.o llial   Irom  the |'»"tr ami siw I I in   i',"',1 ''}"\'"";,' l" ,rlfi "„ ,?*",.!,," ,' l!.'1""M ''   chains. Ilicii™ ininli lorly Hin clluins. llicncc
alcacr) nun li ilia»nll.,lltil nilll llll man- ' '" . I     ,,„„,„    „•     l:"lll,llil .-oullierrr rnlhioy. c.illli.lnliis; w acres '    ,,„ ro, t y lllll clmhistn llin iinlirl of cohlliiciloc
iiKOtiicnl lor Uie Imiiicii's loiirnauicnt nl U"""' tarlona applications ol piipci nn-   ,,i laml more or I »«.         inoiit. c,,oi„lolm one lulllllrell anil JllltvHiirM,
ttossl 1 .... I  D..J', colics ore foslrred.   N. V. Post. j    I ll,1«*"B1J*{#!5l!j{SAv I'lU'lt    | T' W' »™f'""*»'
HORSESHOEING,    JIINING WORK
isii GENERAL REPAIRING.
WAI.ON    WOOD-WORK
Promptly Atteniled tc.
Canadian Pacific Railway
—AM)-
SOO PACIFIC LINE.
The Cheapest, Quickest and
Best Route
—TO—
Toronto, Boston,
Montreal, New York,
Halifax, Philadelphia
Chicago, St. Paul
...AND Ai.!,...
Eastern and European Points.
WONDERI'lL UOLD PlliLDS OP
CARIBOO AND KOOTENAY
l'aclfrc Co ist .'iii.l Trans*Pacific points,
Klondike and Yukon Gold Fields,
eici't't 'lucB.tayl
i Points.
Fort Steele Brewing Co.
....FORT STEELE, B, C,
®^s~®-®-®~®-®-®-®-®-®--®-®
Manufacturers and Brewers of
fc\ I KA rllit tttunttuttmiuttttnirt
Beer and porter
H((K(i(»ti((tMiiitnmtif(iMt
Sold by the Barrel, Keg or Bottled.
-»»-»"•<> ♦ ♦ 9   *'»*r"»'>->4»»»»»'f-»'>*l> »
Bottled Beer for Family use a Specialty
OUTSIDE  ORDERS  GIVEN  STRICT AND  PROMPT ATTENTION
SATISFACTION   GUARANTEED.
P. II. BOX 812.   Telephone No  I.
KAISER & SICK, Prop's.
Magnlflcenl Sleepers and Dining Cars on ail
Trains.
tf	
f® Keep your Eye on a* .*
|       "ELKO"
il The New Townsite of East Kootenay.
T® -ty-ty»*«^-»»«««i--»«»«>«»»iv»t{i)g>^ ««*«»»■«♦♦■<
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Ef tVllK 0KNTK1I OK OXK OK TIIK HK'HKST M1SINC DISTRICTS IN I
y.L  X    l-li 1'iiltiiii l.:;i. stiuati-ii ii tin1 Main I hifnf Hie'.rows Nest I'-in-i Hallway, ni
VV iiiiii'-iiiinii i lie liirui'siciial Mlm-s In t|)0 emiiitry. (lni'st Walor Power in
•fA Kooli'iiay, llii'ii;iliiv;il inlviini-ims ..f Uii* irai'n in* siicli thai all wlio tutu** the trmiMp to '
Iv il|V sil'-Mit- iiavi- im iiimiit or iin- arcal in»|ierity nuJ irouilt that nmst -avcntnatly
A1 A i-r.im>t<it]i|i|ilai*(>,   "Klkii-* !ssl,'l»ly :m«l hmutlful. sltnnlo OU ah ull anil level plateau, t
LV there lire KiiotMliiTi'ami (lii-iv In the ivnilil vthertt tlm ryu-j nt the straiiijor nii-nt snr- Is
W.', itIm* ami ii-m-I In in-iinly, h linn* tin1 siml is t'haritii'il nnu tlm ItrntreulOtW recelveil l«nit ®J
IV r r to tlif memory witli iMi|il.t.   (hienf llii'SJ spots IB "KI.Ko." tlioiiKh a very small l^
yx poriioii or tho itciiple living '» K.wteniiy ktinw of lis real Dealt y.  some want nit). ® J
IV Soiiie want silvui.   1 ut almost i>vi'i*>lioily will want lots In tlio New Town or "Klk*»," V$
?■« bf ntisa lliey nro ami always will bo a staple cutiiiiiotlltjr, an I nro profit yielding.
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; ■      Choice Business and Residence Lots, 30x100 feet, with 20 foot Alley,
f| $50.00 to $200.00 Each.
f® na *•«***«*
I® Easy Payments Title Guaranteed *
1® |*or Maps ami further •■'iitlnitars apply (0
li HEAD OFFICE   ■   ■   ■   NELSON, B. C. T.Q.PROCTER
ilj Itrnnoli OiTlcosi Manajcr ...
i^ I-..KO, l'^;^^^ll[^ *'o»t   The Kootenay Valleys Co., Ltd. ®1
MM   '
Travel hy this line ami have your Baggage
checked through to destination.
Dally Connection from Kootenay Lake points
except Sunday.
I'm full liirorinnllnu call mi or nitd rasa
\Y. I-'. AN'KUSUN.
Tnivflini- I'a-.i'iui'aAieii'.
Ni.;i,sun, li. c.
K, .1, COYI.C. IH't. I'li^-nuer A-ujI..
Vi ouver, It, <\
Great Northern
RAILWAY.
The Surveyors Chain Made
It the	
Shortest Transcontinental Route
ll in the -imsi moileni in pntilpment*.. II te
UlOOlll.V line iiiiiiiinu limirfmia club mom
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0, P. AT. A., Sl, I'nni, Minn.
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Livery and Feed Stables
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s GROCER
Is too busy to write an ad, but
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later on.
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Dilting room large nml appointments complete. Transients will find thli house
will meet every requirement,
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Too Difficult and Complicated for
PAINE'S CELERY  COMPOUND   IS
THE MIGHTY RE8CUER.
Mr, Foray the Bays: "I am pleaaed to
recommend Paine's Celery Cumpounii
I believe it te the best medicine in tbe
world."
Wells a Kichaiidson 1,0.
(Ji'iitlt'iiii'ii:—Kor two years I was in
n low coudttiou ot health, Buffering
from uervouanesa, fulntiug spells, ptiiu
in tin1 In'iiil, slimiai'h troubled mnl loss
ot appetite, I was umli-i- ih<* enroot
two doctors, hut ivivivt'il no bouodt
frum their trentuiont. I also used two
bottles or a rocoimueudctl iHituni iintli
ofuo, but ii" jmimiI ri su 11 ouino, I was
thou uilivsi-il by a neighbor in nm your
Wiiiiili-rl'ul    liu-iliriiii',    I'aiiu-'s    ('ili-ry
Compound. Tln> usi' of this miirvullotiH
pi'oparittlon boou ui-odaceil the vory
boat rt'Hiilis. I am Rind io repoi'l thai
my health is Improved in ovory reapool;
1 am   Btrongot*. aloep buttor, uml   my
llppottto i.s good nml natural. I um
lileaHi'il to I'l'i'ouuth-uil Paine's Oolory
Oomuouiui In nil. niinc poOplo, un I bo*
llovo it is thn lM'Hf tui'ilii-iiii''iu the
world.
Yours truly,
A. FOKSYTIIK,
Mnnvi'i's, Out.
MotUrti Education.
Grandpupn—I'm ufruul, Eitith, yon
■ro KiviuR too much time to your lea-
buns. You must come uml stay witb ino
and Kruudmiuuum in thu country und
bring buck some color to thust* wuu
oheeico,
Editb (aged 12, top of her chiss for
grammar ■—Thoso two cheeks'.*—Judy.
NO PAIN.   NO GRIPE.
Mr. A»b'>rj/ Pepper*..
"I wonder," the gurruloua boarder
laid, "huw thu .Spanish got tbe idea of
culling us 'Yankee piga'r' "
"Cahn't say, I'm sure," said Asbury
Peppers. "Have we ever seut auy bum
actors over there?" — Cincinnati Eu
quirer.
Limited.
Weary Watkins— With all your gab
you got to udmit tbut religion has its
good points.
Hungry Higgina— Well,  that there
idea uf uo work on  Sunduy ia good
fur as it goes.—Indianapolis Journal.
YOU  NEED THE BEST.
The Diamond Oven Color All Clnsaei
Of ttOOllM,
Diamond Dyes, as fur na general usefulness is ooncerned, ure far abend of
all the adulterated package and soap
grease dyes uow before the pnbl it-.
These erude paqkage dyes uud soap
groase mixtures uro very limited iu
their powers. "lis true, they give a
somblanoe of color to thin and flimsy
fabrics, bnt when tried ou good dress
materials uud heavier goods such as
flauuels, worsteds, tweeds and cloths,
they ure .simply worthless.
Thu Diamond Dyes, i-win;* to their
great powers of penetration, their par-
feot solidity and depth of shade, their
purity and brilliancy, ure adapted for
all classes of goods from the thinnest
gauze, to ths heaviest tweeds, This
great range of work, possible only to
the Diamond Dyes, is what has made
them so popular uii over the  world.
If you would do your dyeing   work
in proper style, use the Diamond Dyes.
Avoid ull imitation package ami soap
preparations.    The Diamond Dyes  are
rst aud bast for homo uso.
—    THE LIEUTENANT.
A Littl* T»l«   of   Urilll-r.nl Spanish Strata
•ar.
No oue who iB ut all familiar with
thu geography of western Cuba will be
surprised to Warn that this piaturosque
region coutailis thu little town of I,;.
Curambii. (hi the right a small stream
flows peacefully, nml thu surrounding
country is largely composed of under-
brush and tUOSqultoos, It was nt this
liitie town of La, Caramba tlmt the
tipnuish army was cucaui)>ul on u hot
day tu July wlieu ths news eamu tlmt
the Yankees were marching forward in
three columns, One column was to attack thu Spaniards in front, a second
wus to operate ugniust the right think,
while thu third wuh to seize La Mali mm,
an Important ntnitogii' point lu thu
rear, und cutoff tlm Spanish retreat,
No wonder  thu brow   of   thu   Spanish
gt-m-r.il wns  clouded.    As liu   pondered
uu bis terrible situation, his eye fell
upon the smiling fueu of  a yoUUg lieu
tenant of iiifaiilry.
Thu youth smiled, Ho Was thinking
of his Inamorata ip fur Seville, uud ho
wuh liKiiriug that ui thu presont rate of
progross it would not be long hufnrti he
eould nut back to her.
"What would you uilvihii." thuu
HskiHl the eoinimuiiler. who, it may Iw
Hinted, wns a profound student of the
wars of lhe ■.•mini duchy of Qorolstelu,
It was thu chance of a lifetime for
thu lieutenant, and hu lelttd it eagerly.
"Thu situation.11 hu Mt.iiI, "is critical, but not hopeless. As to the column
tbat is to attack us in front, don't
worry nbout tt, We have n good liaudi
cup. As lo the column operatingagainst
our Hank, wu shall seo what we shall
suu. ltut the third column—the oue
that is to seise ha Mauaiia in our rear-
It must bu thwarted. We must tako pos-
wssiou uf thnt point at ouce."
"My own idea precisely," said tin
guneral admiringly. "Shall we take the
artillery and bnggagu with us?"
"No," said the lieutenant. "Time is
mure important than either."
"Right yuu are," said tho goneral.
-"Shall wu wait to send off u telegraphic
report of tbu battle? It is all ready-
tremendous victory—estimated loss of
tbo enemy—usual form, you kuow."
"Send It along," suld tbu lieutenant,
"uud instruct tbe telegraph operator to
hurry up and catch up with tho rest of
us as fast as he can. What would we do
•without a telegraph operator?"
The lieutenant's pluuwas curried out
to tho letter, Tho Spanish army passed
through La Mnmmn aud was far ou its
way to tbo ruar when tbu dust covered
cavalry of tho foe galloped madly lute
thu town. Their commauder uttered a
cry of exuerution wheu he saw tbut be
had beeu foiled,
ln a very short timo tha wise and
brilliant Iluuteuaut will marry thut
girl.—Now York World.
I,a vn   1.1 ver  I'll In n   IVi-r.it   Curt)  fur
(loottt patton.
MfiSSRS. V. MIUU'RN & CO.,Toronto,Ont,:
Uonttamon—] Bin pleased to testify to the
ureal be 'ill I have rcotmred from the two nl
F.*i.vii I.ivir Fill-*.  I wns v.-i.v much i-uiistij.nl. .1
ami till ci-i-nt iliilnw nfli-i-i-iitim*.
Y.nir Uxu l.iver Pill, njiihi-|.;f iny stomm-li
nd
nd
luul
Theoffuot ul those pills1=4 must mini
nil uml I'tTi-tivi', hivl'iuin uny j-iii>ini'iii- guilii
Thoy uMUt) in it the It-am iutuiivciileili-c. M.V
advn-e tunll wlio inity IBS tills la tu try litem
lor 1 know lliev are good,
iMgntHh JOHN DOHKRTY.
SGHBEINER'S PRIZE.
THE NARRATIVE OF ONE  DAY'S  ANGLING.
Joit-ph'a Captnro Wm Nut tlie HI gee*, t
Ueuutj- Cutii'd Out at the Water, bat
Turiird Out, Altar All, to Ilu lluuldatllr
tha llt<i(vlt'*t.
Once upon n tiiuu, whuu Sohroluor of
tho Columbia Kishtng club wasu't as
"Ily" uh lm is now, he passed his good
nioiioy ovor to u man whu played with
loaded dice. I'crhups the memory of
that sad night luul something to do
with the trick Air. Set) rei nor hus played
uu hts friend, ltoburt Mill, llesifles,
Mr. Buhroluor hus heard uf thu jumpiUg
frog of Calaveras that led on shot.
At uny rate, when thu club loft wust
Nnw York ono morniiig reooutly, ou
pisouturial  pleasures  bent, it was Mr.
it wins the rmzE.
Bchreluer who made the proposition
that $10 be awarded out of the treasury
to the member catching the largest fish.
Everybody agreed, for every man iu the
Columbia Fishing club thinks bo's the
ouly ono "in it" when it comes to capturing the club's legitimate prey.
When tbo day's sport was over, Mill
aud Schreiuer each claimed to havo
caught the biggest fish. MiU'scertainly
looked bigger, but Schreiner contended
thut tbe size of Ash, whale or sucker,
whs reckoned by weight. That of course
could uot bu denied, so tho scales were
brought out at tho clubhouse. Schrei-
uer's tish was fonr inches shorter than
Mill's and of tho same breed. It wasn't
a bit bigger in girth cither. But the
scales showed it weighed it quarter of
nu ounce move than Mill's.
"Sure, Bob," said Sohrelner, after he
got tbe $10. "He's a lead cater aud has
THK PlttZE YIK 1.1)9 IP THE IU'I.I,KTS.
been gobbling up tho bullets shot ln
practice by the soldiers at Forts Hamilton and Wmlsworth. "
Thu fish was cut open, and, suro
euough, he h id u pound of bullets iu
him. Schreiner had shot them. Ku
merely pumped lead into that tish
wheu no one was looking. Then ho
"wet up" everybody with thu $iu.—
New York World.
Ctmltlu't  I ml---ml anil  It.
'Last year," Bald the mun with the
furry silk hut. "our company paid $60,*
ooo to the government."
"Great Boottl" rejoined bis friend,
WhOSO   coat   sleeves   were   tno   short.
"Aren't you people rich euough to keep
from paying nil those taxes?"—Detroit
Free Prosa
SPANISH OMELET.
Hpnlu has bo11u< reason to regret that she
did not train gunners instead of iimtadtiivs.
—Washington star.
Spain wants the slutus quo ante, hut
the will iiml herself compelled to anto up
m guml deal 11101*8 tlutu that before she guti
through.—Pittsburg Times.
Spain at in unl' is usually symbolised by
m Won, meek and moth eaten. All thn
wni-lil allows imw that a hyena is tlm only
truthful symbol.—Pblladolppla Press
li K ...uii timi Spain once had a chance
to sell llm Philippines fur $900,000,000,
Tliu fact thai she once had a chaUOC tn net
about tho samo prioo for Cuba Indicates
that Spain is addicted to the habit of letting kihhIs s|x)il on her Imnds.—Chi velum]
Leader	
MADRID IX WARTIME PORTO RICAX FACTS.
A STARVING POPULACE ADDS TO THE \ SOME MEW INFORMATION ABOUT THE
TERRORS OF SPAIN'S CAPITAL. BESIEGED ISLAND.
ttnw il i.Ipm Am PUp
Rlotera Citare-d I ><"
CUU Quart*.! Du Ilia
What They Arc.
■i-i.I    mnl    fr.'inl     It '"   "*   ItU'li, Fertile nd Altogether !*.■
i  Uii'  rial*-) - Tin-        lfiui.li- Inland and la Well Worth All
Wort ■ Whu and '      "'» l'alm We Aro  Taking   tu Kfl.it  Iti
Capture.
Spain's troubles nre not all on the sons
and on tho tlckl of b&ttla She hu- torn- '
bice at home, nnd they nro not confined to
political disturbances Tin- Spunlsh peoplo who nre ut'itlii't -nl.li;'!-. sailors nor;
politicians uro causing ihem They are
disloyal enough in th.- midst ot so many '
costly ami fatal Spanish victories to wish
1
Am-^i;-"--'
CIVIL ODARD DIsrF.lSIN'O A MAMtltt MOB.
to contlnuu tho practice of oatlng. Of
courso lt Is most thoughtless and selfish
ns well us unpatrlotlo to insist upon
thrusting forward trivialities of this nature at suoh ii timo, but they are doing it,.
Thu result Is thut Madrid and some of tho
othor cities aro In u most unquiet statu.
Thu conditions which havo made lt
somuwhat dilllrult. nud often im-ii-ssil-le
for tho poorer classes of Spaniards to contlnuu tl.u custom ot taking thrcu tueuls a
day, or even ono, nro duo either directly or
Indirectly to tho war with tho "Yankee
l>lgs." In thu .Spanish homu ports Du tho
FpanUh merchant vessels, not daring to
venture out because of Watson's savage
fleet. Therefore .Spanish commerce is at
a standstill. This means that Spanish
factories nnd Spanish Industries of almost
every sort havo been paralyzed, Little
food Is being brought into tho country,
nnd but littlo ex-iurting Is being dune;
hence thousands are idlu.
Added to tliis is thu fart that It is the
poorer olassos who bear tho bulk of the
wnr tax burden. Tho most oppressive of
theso war taxes aro thooctro! taxes, which
are levied on products taken from tho
country districts Into the cities, nnd vice
versa. Thus tliu peasant Who earrlea
eggs, chickens nnd fruit into Madrid pays
an octroi tux on each nrtlelu nt tho city
gates ns hu goes in, and if ho buys anything in thn city he is ngnin taxed as he
goes out. Naturally the prices which tho
peasant demands fur his produce nro higher than when he had uo tax to pay. In
the enso of the very pour, who always had
a hard tiiuu to get enough to eat, these
prices nro now practically prohibitive, and
thousands in Madrid havu been for weckf
without the barest necessities of lifo.
Realizing that starving peoplo uro apt
to be desperate the municipal government
of Madrid has made etforts to keep the
populace quiet  by  distributing fond, nnd
•o tho open plazas have boon mado tho
theaters of such scenes as arc seldom witnessed in a European capital. .Motley
crowds of gaunt, hollow eyed Spaniards,
old and young, throng the streets lending
to the plazas and light their way to the
distributing booths, wheredlmlnut ive rolls
of bread, little parcels of pork, occasional
potatoes and broad Spanish beans are doled
out to the famished crowds. Under tits
broiling sun they stand for hours nt a
timo watting for their turn to come.
When tho rush for tho tables threatens
to overwhelm the officials in charge, there
Is n call for thecivti guards, nnd the troopers charge iuto UlOtnob, cutting it up into
seel ions and driving the peoplo out of the
squares.
!Pho olvll guard Is tho finest nnd best
MUlppod force forming part of thu Spanish army. In a correct sonso tho guards
ere not soldiers, bnt aro mon; of thu na*
tare of police. They aro organized on a
military plan. Tlie organization consists
of some -to.000 men, nnd In rural BOCtioni
their special duty consists of protecting
snd guarding tlio country roads, even In
tho most wild and rugged provlnoos, so
that n person can traverse Spain always
under the vigilance of a civil guard,
Another branch of thu flue force doei
ordlnury police work in  tbo cities and
There Is uothlngiuoDotunouK nbout this
war wbk-h Undo Sam is waging against
the dons. Hu changes the scenes ns often
as tiie stage manager in a live act 1-order
drama.    Only n  week or no  ago WO were
gazing earnestly at Santiago. Now we ure
concentrating oux attention on that little
box of uii island, Porto Rico, from which
all truces of Spanish rule are soon to be
obliterated.
With an extent of only 100 miles In
length and less than W miles breadth
Porto ttloo manages to beextnuiely interesting. Physically the island presents u
variety of conditions which would not be
looked for on Mich ft modest bit of territory by one accustomed t" the larger soole
of topography prevailing in this country.
a mountain range runs from coast to
coast, east and west, rising in tbe eastern
district to a height ot B,080 foot, and tho
deep canyons, cutting down to the Caribbean BOR on thu K>Utn and the Atlantic on
tiie north, are sources of Innumerable watercourses, no less tlmn -IU of thein being
largo enough for Inland navigation by
Small trading craft
Tho count it on I liu northern slope of the
mountain range is ns rich agricultural
lnnil.lt ts said, ns is found anywhere lu
the world, raising thu maximum of crops
with tho minimum of cultivation, while
to the south of ihu mountains thu lands
rei | ui re artificial irrigation to produce
goud crops. 'This grent difference In so
small au area is all thu inoru remarkable
ns In tliu "wet" portion of tho island the
avoiiige annual rainfall is <".-i inches.
Spaniards havu been cultivating thn
hind for nearly four centuries, nnd they
exterminated a peoplo who were wise In
Iho arts of agriculturo, yot today only a
very small proportion of tho arable land of
thu island has ever been cultivated, chiefly,
it seeiiiB, because theru ure no roads by
which produce can be carried to shipping
points except over tho rich lowlands near
thu coast.
Hut even under n system cnloulnted to
mako n Yankee farmer groan for thu waste
of possibilities tho Porto Kleans raise
enormous and rich crops of variety which
satisfy a child's dream of tropical goodies.
Hero  Is u list of tho principal crops: Sug
t'l K r It j ill  11 Mi POOD TO  MAI'llin'H STAI.VISO
run it.
towns. The officers and men receive higher pay than their oomrudes In tho line, but
theirs ts a hazardous life tho year around.
This institution hits nn ucndetuy for sergeants nnd n college for young guards
studying for promotion. Thu best youth
of the farmer class are In this corps, and
as the young men have to go through a
rigid examination that their qualifications
mny fill tho prescribed severe regulations
for admission It niny Im Justly called thu
corps d'olite of tbo Spanish army.
They look very fine nnd dashing, do
these young guiir-lsim-n, oh they gallop
post, but doubtless thu lean Spaniard who
feels 1 liu lint of their sabers as n reward
fnr his efforts to get enough bread to keep
him alive feels something else than aduii
ration for them.        S. H. MAdk-XAM)
SASTIO.V OF SAN C'ltl&TOltAL, SAN J CAN,
ar, molasses, tohncco, coffee, rice, cotton,
mnlze, plnintnlns, oranges, bananas, pineapples nnd a score of other fruits, honey
and oocoanuts. They "mine" und exjiort
salt, as well as sugar, building stone and
marble, nnd it Is known that tlie hilU
Contuln gold, copper, tin, lead' and iron,
but thu Inhabitants lack tho skill, enterprise and capital to develop those mineral
riches.
Of thu good things which Porto Rico
raises In excesx of her own needs and
which sho uxpurts wo taku moro thnn any
othor country, even moro than Spain,
Thu mother country takes but about one-
sixth of thu total, and on tho balance n
high export duty hns been charged to help
swell the enormous tribute exacted by
Spain.
Itcsides tho salt ponds, which tho government owns and works, thu only ro
sources except agriculturo which thu natives depend upou is found in tho very rich
forests, wherein nro no less thanfiOO varieties of trees, many of thein exceedingly
valuable All this Industry Is carried on
practically without railroads, less than 100
miles of poorly liuilt nud equipped tracks
being in operation, and tno wngon runds
dw indie into mule paths a few miles back
of tho coast.
Hut Porto Hico is so packed full of
riches that a population of Kuu.uno, gencr
ally lazy, illiterate and unskilled, have
been ablo to pay 18,000,000 tributo to
Spain each year, support a Spanish nrmy
and a horde of Spanish oltleeholders and
live very comfortably themselves,
Thu population, according to the census
of IH87, tho latest, wns 807,70S, of whom
nbout 450,000 nro white '.'■lo.imo mulattoes
nnd 75,000 negroes. (inly one In eight
are classed ns "literate," but a majority
of those can only read, not having reached
tliu advanced stngo ot learning which affords thein tho Joy of writing.
It Is to lie Imped that Sampson's guns
will lea to something of tho fortifications
of Snn -Juan. While they nre of but little
account for purposes of defense they nre
extremely picturesque and will delight
the souls of (hu camera carrying Yankee
tourists, who will probably visit thu island
In grent numbers In years to comu.
Snn Juan was originally guarded by a
wall which began nt (ho Mono (Justle, on
the harbor's entrance, and extended on
thu land sido up to tho ensile of Snn Cristobal, a structure considered by tlie Spanish as most imposing, The .Mono wns
built in 1584, It commands both thu bay
and lhe city. Tho Snn Cristohnl, built
some 80 years later, faces thn road to tho
Interior nnd supports the advance posts
ns far ns Snntiirco.
Tlie city walls hava been cut at several
parts so ns to facilitate communication
with the new quarters of Ta Marina and
Puerla do Tlerra. Along tho linoof fortifications un tho west Is thu cast lu of I ji
Fnrtnlezn, tho present rusldoncu of tho la-
laud's governor general.
riiANKUN Pnict.
52 BOILS
"Three years nfjo I was troubled
with boils, and tried several
remedies recommended by friends,
but they were of no avail, I had
FIFTY-TWO BOILS in all, and
found nothing to give me relief
until I tried Burdock Blood Bitters.
The first bottle 1 took made a complete cure and proved so very
satisfactory that 1 have recommended B.B.B. to many of my
friends who huve used it with good
results." A. J. MUSTARD,
Hyder, Man.
Any one troubled with Boils,
Pimples, Rushes, Ulcers, Sores,
or any Chronic or Malignant Skin
Disease, who Wants a perfect cure,
Bhould use only
BURDOCK.
A Financial lililirinn'.
"The citizen who votes right is just
as valuable as thu one who lights,"
"Is that so? Well, where does ho go
to collect ids little (18 a mouth?"*^*
Ohicago Record.
Aud I-Vi-lH T«u Dt'Ki-fiD 4'i-i-h-i-.
A man looks Ave years younger when
he leaves n barber shop,—-Atchison
Globe.
COULD NOT DRESS ALONE.
A Nova Scotiari Farmer Tells uf His lnt nsc
Suftering  From    Itheum&tiam   and   Haw
He Fouud Relief.
From the Bridgotvator, N.8., Ralorin-lue,
Such Buffering us rlieuinatisiu causes
Ihe victim upou whom it fastens itself
is almost unendurable. Ouly those
who wrilhe under its pangs cuu imagine the joy nf ono who has   been   freed
from its terrors. Mr, J, W. Polkeu-
ham, of New Elm, N.S., is ouo of those
whn huve liecn released from pain, and
who believes it his duly In lot others
know how a cure can he found- Mr.
Folkei.'hutu is a fanner, and like all
who folliAv ihi.s arduous but honorable
calling, is subject to much exposure.
It was this exposure that brought on
iiis trouble and caused liim so much
suffering boforo ho was rid of it. He
says:—"In ihe spring of 1807Icru-
traoted rheumatism. Throughout lhe
wholo summer iHitifored from iI, and
about the first of October it bceainoso
had Hint I eould not gel nut of, the
house. The pains were located in m\
hip uud hack, and what I suffered can
hardly bo expressed. I became so helpless I could   not dress myself  without
aid. Eventually tho trouble spread to
my bunds nud anus, uud at times these
would lose nil feeling and become useless. In November I begnu using Dr.
Williams1 Pink Pills, and after taking
four boxes began to improve. After
using six boxes the pains nud soreness
had ull gone and I was able to du it
bard day's work. I intend using a fow
mure boxes more as a precautionary
ni'-usure, and I would earnestly advise
those suffering from this painful
trouble to give Dr. Williams' Pink Pills
a fair trial ami be mude well.
Dr. Williams' Pink Pills euro by going to the root of tho disease. They
reuow nnd build up tho blood, aud
strengthen the nerves, thus driving disease from tho system. Avoid imitations by insisting that every box you
purchase is enclosed in a wrapper bearing the full trnde murk, Dr. Williams'
Piuk Pills for Pale People.
PrufsHlonftl Pride,
Frleud—You haven't volunteered,
havo you?
Tho Pugilist—What? Me fight for
913 a mont'? I'd lose mu reputation.—
New York Truth.
A FIurucIhI Pretorlptlon.
"Doctor, why do yuu udviso me to do
so much walking in hot weather?"
"I thought if you saved car fare you
might pay it ou my hills."—-Chicago
Record.
The TftittMifirer Won't Olf« Cradlt.
Souiu men demand oredit for paying
their taxes.—Atchison tilobu.
TU CIHK A COLD IN UM-. KAY.
TukbUm-rtWu Hromo Quinine Tablets.   All
ilni|*Klntn refund tliu iiioni-y tt It full-* to cure
Does lt Pny tu get an
ALEXANDRA CREAM SEPARATOR ?
With an Alexandra   Cream  Separator 10
iws will make 12 Iho mora butter i» a week
than with nny Bystein of "setting milk.ar ban*
ilredsofoar customers can mnl will testify,
12 lbs of butter por woek at IS cents (average
price) for Vi weeks Is$7.j.in>— Hie jirlee of a separator Bui table for I-i or 11 cows. Hence, in one
year the separator will 8AVK Ita eost and you
■i a machine good for um years with ordinary care. In addition to this you govs labor,
make a quality ol butter tlmt will command a
higher prlM nml hava skim milk with tha
natural beat ia it to food calves.   "There i*
lonoy in eidvcH."
For herds or or twenty buy "Tlie Helotte,"
(be U-st dim; imieliliie made, eleam-sl skimmer
BUdmulOSI to turn of all Inn,"- eapw-ity Cream
operator*.  For particular*! apply to
R. A. LISTER & CO.. LTD.
2J12, m King St., Winnipeg.
Or local agents
Sun Insurance Office.        I
Eastern Assurance Co.       I
Quebec Fire Insurance Company.
London and Lancashire Life Ins. Co
British aud Foreign Marine Ins. Co.
Lloyd's niasfl Insurance Company.
W. It. ALLAN,
tleneral A Kent,
Wlnnlnn*
4^' at+o /sure/- ■AArUiAZ *vi   4<httl, ^114^1^
>fjLl7_____-'*    '
use ALBERT soap.
If your fancy is for a Tar Soap you
will find the best in our
^ MASTER MECHANIC'S
^ EXTRAORDINARY.
_ 'Trade-Mark.)
Sold at all Drug Stores.
BOVRIL
Is a condensed food, capable of preserving physical utrougth
Through Any Physical Strain
And Is equally valuable to those requiring ta u-v
GREAT  MENTAL  STRAIN.
It ban no equo 1 for giving
Strength to the Invalid
And   it   will  agree   with   the   veak'Si
Rtotnachs.   Oat it from your drug*
i*t or grocer and te*.
lbs value.
It has been said that hypocrisy is the homage which vice pays |
to virtue.   Such is the case with lhe host ol imitations ot |
IT'S TIIK BUST.
JtamreyongrtWCHARDS1.   Sold !»• .11 gratis, or anil. D. Kiihanli,
nrnS&aiSSS&l "'I'"* *"""''"" adlires3 """' ' "'" re'unl .Toa ™BI* u i
* llilA .'mKAIhu BOOK. ff
t——m*m.————mm———*»*rm———aM——mrm
Richards' Pure Soap
hania,     P
— OF	
LONDON
ENQ.
PHENIX ASSURANCE CO'Y
Kirs( IlrllWi Fire Inarming- (rffi..,. BjUbiiabad In Cannula. A. D.. WK.
Tho atovo Company i< desirous of opening agencies in all towns thron-hour
Manitoba nn.l tha Northwest Territories where tbey are not at present reprinted,
an.l will be pleasc.1 to receive application, lor same.
PATERSOW §■ SOX.
.Montreal, llm-.
r'href Agvnrs for rhe Dominion of Canada
t-rvtst rv   Vv.st
aa-'ofc-Uac
DUSTV
—npc^
'j-UWV Ot\ J!>v-,u,U.
for
J\\i^f Wvs.l'VyoU
cavacV     J\aJtTr,.
-Mai''-"- M' li»'ot- ';(£
Vwayl.'l^
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"trite
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OUSTLCtS
"PAGE FENCE LEADS.
Lads of fence coneorn. Imitntlns na, bnt none enuallng in ,,u.-.liry of prodnot Pruts fence
has n.,« been in nse lldrtutn ,i«r», nn.l Ir. -ale, Inn.- tSdonbl. raieb pear   Tin. -u.-^-,, i
..wma-1„ -tiiet ndliennce t<. .,nr motto: " Tho v. i, le-i article at a low price."
Sen.l for.mr new Illustratedcatarogne.
TIIK l-Atil: PKNOII CO., I.I.MII Kll. Halkervllle. Itnt.
ttr to l». Hoss, Ilox  .'..',:t, \\ IimiI|„.k. Kola .leant fop the Northwest.
SHALL IT BE
That should be found
in f.vnr) well regulated
household:
DREWRK'S
Choice stork Ale,    Extra Porter,
Canadian Pilsner tstger,
LAflnellsht lieer.)
Qolden Koy Brand Aprat*-.l Water
rmporial Tabic Sauco, . Choico
.   .■     ., J-Table
India i hutney. j HcHshes,
E. L. DREWRY,
II li llll 1:11 I II I'd* aV  I III I-OI U'l .
tVINNII'KO.
WAR OR PEACE ?
MAKE for Peace
• in thebooietiold)
HY USING -
WHITE
STAR
BAKING
POWDER,
The Dyson IJilisim Co.
•>>• our HEALTH COFFEE.
ntl.l.IAllll AND POOL TA1II.KS.
NEW AND SECONI1-IIAND.
DOWLINO AI.I.KVS
AND SCPPI.IKfl.  Lnrec MlalOaTtJl free.
THE KEID 1)1103., lit Klu« Wet, Toronto
ASK   YOUIt IIHALKK FOB
BOECKH'S
BRUSHES and BROOMS.
For Halo by all Liudinff Houaet.
OIIAH. HuKCKll * BONN, Hi-junimiirm,
TllKONTO, t)NT. CRANBROOK : : : British Columbia.
*    •   il*w*»»;-»:MiM.-»*M.»*l*»»^ [r
taRS * *
11 The TERHINUS of the
at-®      |
If    Crows Nest Pass Ry.
I*? ?
I!     Is now at Cranbrook   ^
f«? *
The Construction Headquarters
Will be in Cranbrook until the road 1
is completed to Kootenay Lake, the |
terminus for a year or more. I
ft
3 »i*
?-2i2*-5-33*3*a*3 3*li-J-J-J*J*3*3-J-i-S-i-H*3-3-l-i-J**H3*S-Jftttfr   tf Stt£ f ttfctfcfrfctfctSS-frfttf*
t*f-S--S- -S-S-S-S-S-*C-4*^ -8--S- £-K--S- .^^4W!-iWW!-lW*-S-!*--l*--il-^*--!
mmaHmiMe!^
»      A strong point in favor of Cranbrook is the fact 4
ti t.
tjtliat wholesale houses of the east and west recognizee
ft this place as the distributing point of East Kootenay 1
wand are locating their branch houses here. w
ti ft
•K.'-».'-iS---;-.-*fc'.--^--'r-»
The C. P. R. are putting up better buildings in
Cranbrook tiian at any other place on the Crows
Nest line.
<m -iv is ia is iv-rsfi' ine*-S.4S rav-rea-^-*»•%-?.*•*&•--*&.• rs<s is-av.*tj s-
I 1
jt Cranbrook is already the financial center of East #
|Kootenay, and has more banking capital interested!
Ithan any other town in the district. And there is J
|more coming.
For further information, maps and prices of lots apply to
B. C. LAND 1NVESTHENT AGENCY,
i
Victoria and Vancouver.
® ®--®^%-®-^®^,>-®-®r®^®7®-®r®:®7®-®~--y-<.--®-V-®-®-®-®-®-®-®-^!-®-®-?,-®-^>~®-®-<r
L. A. HAMILTON,
C. P. R. Land Commissioner, Winnipeg, Man.
V. HYDE BAKER, Local Agent, Cranbrook, B. C.
^fjvffj^fiiits^^
:
■
|    ABOUT  PEOPLE    {
tt , -»
mff *•#»»»»»¥•>» vwv 999wWa*i
Living In or Visiting Cranbrook, Whom
Wc All Know or Should.
ti, Egati visited Nelson lust week.
Julius Hurley, of tlie Royal hotel, visited Steele auudny.
I, A.t Hamilton is expected in Cranbrook nest Saturday.
ill, H. Murton and son Rene, cf Wardner, were In town Sunday.
Sergeant Sniylh spent Sunday in Macleod returning Monday night.
II. T, Hrown, of Tim HKRAM), re-
(urucd from Spokane Monday.
George IIoggattli came up from* IVUo
last week io p;iy Cranbrook a visit.
Mrs. M. Mclnnes is quite ill at lier
home in Fort Steele with the fever.
Mayor Macleod of Palmers liar, was in
the city this week purchasing supplies,
ti. J. McMahon and Alex Goyett, of
Movie, were Cranbrook visitors last I;ii-
day.
Mr. Mcl.ain, of the Calgary mill, had
a car load of flutir on the tracks this
week.
George Stabler and John Hay, of
Wardner, visited the metropolis last
week.
Col. Raynolds has returned tn Mansfield, Ohio, where he will probably remain this winter.
George Nelson, the contractor, accompanied by liis wife, spent several days
in town lust week
Miss Joste Japger, of Wardner, was in
Cranbrook Friday. She wason her way
to Cascade City.
Mrs, Camptall ha* been very ill nt the
Kootenay House the past two weeks, but
te now recovering.
C. M. Keep, lhe Fort Steele hanker,
went west on the train Friday. He will
spend his vacation at the fruit fair.
J. M. Medley, of lhe Canadian Bank of
Commerce, left for Nelson last week lo
remain until he recovered from his i 11-
i ness.
Mrs. McMullen expects to visit a sister
Iat Nelson as soon us the road is ready
for travel between Cranbrook and the
' lake.
Daniel Murphy has recovered from the
! fever sufficiently to leave the hospital.
His wife uud two children are sick in
: Fort Steele now.
Thos. Quirk, the owner of one of the
; iiesl ranches on Tobacco Plains, was in
town ibis week transacting some business with Major-General Dixon.
! George Gurd, townsite agent for Wardner, was in town Monday, having come
In from the west, He left for Warduer
Tuesday morning on the passenger.
1). Anderson, manager of the Union
'hank at Macleod, spent several days in
i Cranbrook this week. He thinks well
of the town and the tributary country.
Al Swalwell returned to Warduer wilh
liis family last Saturday. He was accompanied by Joseph Schmidt, and they
will finish lhe work on the school house.
S. R. Oliver, of Wardner. ariived in
low i Sunday morning accompanied by
his wife. Mr. Oliver will locate In Cranbrook and expects lo engage iu business.
T. ti, Mali a fly, cf Wardner, was in
town Tuesday waiting fur a train lo go
west, He will visit West Kooleuiy to
look for a new location aud expects lo
go lo Cascade City.
Mr. Kaiser, of the Fort Steele brewery, was in town Monday. He says lhat
he is extending the field of his trade
ami is feeling good over the prospects in
South Ivist Koolcnay.
I*'. II. Irvine was taken sick last week
and Friday nigtlt had a severe siege. He
left Situnlay morning for bis home in
I'-utte, where he could receive the personal atteniiou of his family.
Harry Drew, proprietor of the Central
hotel at Fort Steele, was in towu Monday evening. He has opened the new
hotel at Kimberly and says lhat already
he is doing a good business.
Martin Crahan, ofthe firm of Stephens
& Crahan, ofthe Wardner hotel, wus in
town last week. He hnd come through
dfreet fiom Cascade City, where he has
an hotel, and visited Wardner to close
up some business matters there.
G. Uillier, C. P. R. agent at Calgary,
C. Hllller, auditor on the C. N. P. R, R.,
and F. F. Higgs, of Calgary, were among
the many visitors to Ctaubrook last
week. The gentlemen are enthusiastic
over ihe prospects of ibis town. Mr.
Higgs may embark iu the furniture business iu Die near future bul has not yet
fully determined,
Dr. King left lasl Tuesday for Vancouver and will not re'urn to Craubrook unless fnr a biief visit. For some lime tlle
doctor has been in charge of the medical
department ou railway construction at
Cranbrook ami other points on lhe line.
Hia close attention to duty and his personal qualities won for him the high esteem and friendship ofthe people generally, who sincerely regret bis departure.
|f»A.\AA-'..\**A-J.A**A***-»*A**>.**4-»k
S     LOCAL  NOTES     |
V* W * * * *■* * V 9 ** *> T *# WWW*
□ Read J. C. Brown's advoitlsetueiit iu
this issue.
A full assortment of ptoves and iiu-
ware and shelf hardware at the Pioneer
Hardware Store.
C. H. Gilpin is in the city looking afler a carload of furniture he has in the
yards.
It is the intention of the North S'ar
Mining company to put a force of men
oh the Slem Winder this winter.
Presbyterian services will be held at
the North Star restaurant Sunday after-
neon at 4 o'clock.
J. S. Parker won the mare and saddle
at the raffle Saturday evening a week
ago.   He threw No. 17.
Gov. Hanson was iu town several days
ilits week Hniklng after ihu plapiiiy of a
furnace in his business block,
Messrs. McVittie and Hutchison have
moved their oflics lo the Hanson block
where they have a set of rooms.
The best rooms in town to rent, with
furnace heat. Apply to McVittie &
Hutchison, Hanson block, Cranbrook.
A full assortment of parlor, hall aud
dining room lamps; also a full stock of
lanterns at the Pioneer Hardware store.
Go and get an accident policy from
McVittle & Hutchison. If you catch
the fever their company will pay you $25
a week.
Messrs. Pieper and Cnrrie have built
them a residence and store room combined on Armstrong avenue, and arc
now right at home.
McVittie & Hutchison are ready to
build a shop for a good shoemaker and
cobbler. This is au industry sa ly needed iu this town that we shall be glad to
see represented.
J. ti. Marchlldon, 'proprietor of the
All Night restaurant, is doihg a gcoil
business. He keeps open day aud night
and this plan proves a great benefit to
the people.
Commissioner Herchmer,of the mounted police department, haa been quite ill
al Regina. His son, II. W. Herchmer,
of this city, and son-in-law, Mr.  Rey
nolds, of Steele,  hive been .it bis bedside the past few days.
Information is wanted of one George
Wilson who has been working ou the
Crows Nest Pass road lhe past year. His
wife and children are iu Warren, Out.,
in destitute circumstances and they have
not heard from him for several mouths.
The Fort Sleele Mercantile company
ure opening Iheir immense stock litis
week. They have one of the finest store
buildings in East Kootenay and the In-1
terior arrangement is aboul pet feet. Jn* j
cob Fink, lhe local manager, has dls-
plnycil excellent judgment iu his work, I
and when the goods nre all arranged be
will be ready to do busineis.
Col. W. N. Hraylon, C. P. R. agent
for the lownsitcs of Wabegoon, Denor*
wic, iloubeu**, Dy tne tit and Vermillion !
Bay, Out,, has been iu Craubrook the
past week. The colonel has come out!
here lo represent Mr. Hamilton in some
of the townsiles along the Crows Nest
Pass road in which the C. P. H. is interested ami will make Crailbrook his bead-
■junrlers for some lime to come.
i 11 charge.
Postmaster Oliver hai gone to Crin
brook and will probably locate there.
Jacob Berkman, of the Central, expects to go to West Kootenay in a few
11 ays.
Mr. Forest, who is having the new
hotel built mi Raker street, is the victim
of an unfortunate mistake. The lot
numbers were given wrong lo Mr. Brown
who bus charge of the const-ruction, and
in consequence he built one lot too far
west. The building has been framed,
but will have io be moved over befcre
work can lie continued.
'?♦♦+♦ * » * »-• ay t> t
fjifpin's
Stores
 ®
WARDNER.
Martin Crahan. formerly ofthe Ward
tier hotel, was in town lasl week cloitllg
up some business. He is now in business at Cascade City and Miss Josie Jagger relumed with hill) to assist iu the
work at the hotel.
Geo Gurd, the townsite agent, was iu
town this week. He is now living in
Nelson, and will make that lown his
headquarteis this winter.
S. V. Morley, the solicitor, will leave
for England shortly where he expects to
spend the winter.
T. Iv. Mahafly has gone west to look
for a new location
The postoffice has been moved into T.
ti. Mahafly'a store, and Ross Palmer is
•       J. C. BROWN
• New Jewelry Store
• Watches and Clocks Repaired
, 	
J l-Tl.l, 1.INI! 01'
' Jewelry, Silverware,
J Watches and Clocks
j IVII.I, 111: CAIlllIKIi,
j Now cto.o,    —  -    AriiislranrcAve.
j CRANBROOK, li. C.
Queen's Hotel
imiiiitltitt iii
E. C. Clarke, Proprietor.
I.alc ot Royal Hotel, Calgary.)
lUKER STREET,    :   :   :    NELSON, B. C.
A Modern Hotel,
IIEATBI) TIIIIOIKIIIOUT WITH HOT All!
Ami I'rovlileil Willi overy convenience.
Fort Steele and
Cranbrook	
Dry Goods,
Clothing,
Ladies' and Gents'
Furnishings, Footwear,
Hardware,
Machinery,
Paints and Wall Paper.
Large Car of Furniture
on sale at Cranbrook
Till about October -/-th.
Goods and Prices Right.
G. H. GILPIN.
Spokane Falls & Northern Ry.
Nelson & Fort Sheppard Ry.
Red Mountain Ry.
The only rill route wllkut ch.ntc ol can
between Nelson ill Ronland ind
Spokane aid Rouli.d.
(DAILY.)
Leave r.:uo n. in.   nhlson    Arrive riim p. in
'■    l'.':U   "    IIUSSUM)     ••     ii.ii,,' ••
"    ft.au a. nt, si-oka.nk w.io |*. in
Train tlmt leaves Nelson st 0.20 ia in  miikes
ciiisc connections .hi Hiwkane for nil  I'aoltla
Const iinlllts.
Pnssentters tor Kett'o Hirer and liiililnlnry
Creek connect nt .Marcus wltlr staige ilnlly.
0. «. lilXON. 0. !'. Hi T. ,\„—
11.K.TACKAUUHV.Aa,.,!"""m ■W'"11'
Kd.-mij),ll, 0.
A GOOD THING!   PUSH IT ALONG!!
We have just completed our Cranbrook branch and are stocking it with the most complete line of    dt   dt
s a GENERAL MERCHANDISE IN EAST KOOTENAY.
Below we mention a few of the many good things we have in our Grocery Department:
Chase & Sanborn's fine Mocha and Java Coffee.
Crosse  and Blackwell's Pickets, Vinegar and An-
chovie Sauce.
Lee and Perrin's Sauce.
Curtise Bros.' Blue Lable and VanCamp's Tomato
Catsup.
Gordon and Dilv/orth's Salad Dressing.
Johnson's Beef Extract.
Van Houten's Cocoa.
Upton's Jams.
Perrin's fine Buiscuits and Candies.
Keslier's Marmalade.
Fine Canadian Cheese.
J. T. Morton's Pineapples in Syrup.
Cherrystone Lunch Oysters.
California Asparagus; California canned fruits.
Aylmer Boned Chicken, Turkey and Duck,
Portland Star and Noble's Lobsters.
Connor's Clams; Barataria Shrimp.
Clark's Deviled Ham.
Armour's Lunch Tongue, corned and chipped B:ef.
Log Cabin Baked Beans.
Farrell's Puritan Maple Syrup.
Swift's Hams and Bacon.
Our Dry Goods, Gents' Furnishings and Hardware departments will be stocked with the latest
goods.
We also carry a large line of Sash and Doors.
In our Wholesale Department we carry a fine
line of Wines, Liquors and Cigars.
We would b«; pleased to have you call and see
our store and fire-proof cellar.
CRANBROOK,
FORT STEELE MERCANTILE COMPANY,
:       :       :       :     FORT STEELE,       :       :'      :       i
WARDNER, B. C.
BBSIBM^

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