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Array THE CRANBROOK  HERALD.
VOLUME   2.
CRANBKOOK,   BRITISH   COLUMBIA,   THURSDAY,   JULY   I!,    1890,
NUMBEB 17
The Canadian Bank of Commerce.
Hon. Gko. A. Cox, President.
B. E. WAtKKR, Oen. Man-
PAID-UP CAPITAL, $6,000,000.00,
A General Banking Business Transacted.
Deposits Received.
London Agents—The Bank of Scotland.
CRANBROOK BRANCH. J. W. H. SMYTHE, Manner.
A GOOD NIGHT'S WORK
The Board of Trade Holds a Very
Profitable Session.
DELEGATES TO ROSSLAND CONVENTION
LARONDE BR05.
}\ave just received the largest
nml bt*st assorted stock ot
CIGARS  AND TOBACCOS
In Hunt Kootenaj', Inclnilllig llie famoni Durham, T. Sr ll., Old Clinm, Seal of
NiiiiIi Carolina, nml nthcrn u well known, In cluar. mill ciuarettra we llave iill
llie well known liriueh.
FRESH FRUIT AND VEGETABLES
Art* arriving dally,   In Confectionery we ore nt'tbe top.   Try
Cider, mid nlso our Choice California Wines.
LARONDE BROS.
Cranbrook...
our Fresh Apple
...Moyie
*-**••••** *-*-9...A*...4* O®®
Cranbrook
Hotel 3 3
fiucsls Comfort a Specialty
Qood Stabling In Connection
Nearest to rail load and depot.    Has accommodations for the public unequalled in Cranbrook.
RYAN & MORRISON
 Proprietors
(g...................... • i®
Buy Lots
In Kimberley,
The Leadvillc of East Kootenay.
Terminus of North Star branch of the Crows Nest Pass Railway
OVER 200 MINERAL CLAIMS are situate within a radius of
three miles.
Supply point for the rich upper St. Mary's River district.
Ureat Water Power.   Sullivan concentrator will be located here
CHARLES ESTMERE,
Sole Agent
P. 0., KIMBERLY,
Via Cranbrook
Boys-SUITS-Boys
At the Toronto Clothing Store
A Snap.   A line of Boy's Stilts bought (or cash at a sacrifice, will be
sold while they last for
$2,50 a Suit
Don't mis
 Reid & Co.
These suits are well worth $3.50.   Don't miss them.   They can't
last long.
Fire  Wardens to  be Elected and
Fire Protection to be Supplied
—Other Matters.
graisiimiiM^^
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Do You Wear Shoes
??????
Wc have just received the finest assortment of shoes ever
brought into East Kootenay. We have them in Black, Tan
and Chocolate colors, and all the latest shapes. We also received a very line line ol Men's Underwear for summer.
MONEY TALKS
Call and examine these goods and be convinced that wc
are selling them at prices lower than you ever dreamed of.
Our Motto is
"BEST GOODS AT LOWEST PRICES"
Fort Steele Mercantile Co.
(Limited.)
Cranbrook js* Fort Steele ae- Wardner
iMitchelf s Restaurant
Table Board, per week   -   -   $4.00
Meal Tickets      -      -      -     4.75
Opp. McFarlane's Barber Shop
The regular monthly meel ing nf the
Cranbrook Board ofTrnde was Held lust
Tuesday evening at Miner's old store
rooms. There wns a representative
crowd of citizens present, and considerable business of importance was transacted before the meeting adjourned at
ii o'clock,
A. Leitch, president, was in the chair,
and Secretary McVittie filled his usual
position. The minutes of the last meet-
tag were read mid approved, and then a
communication from the Kossland
Hoard of Trade, relative lo the convention to he held iu that city ou August 3,
was taken up. It was decided to send
two delegates to the convention, and an
appropriaiinn was made to pay tbeir expenses. Messrs. J. R. Costigan, James
Ryan, J. W. H. Smythe and F. K. Simpson were nominated, but Messrs. Kyan
and Simpson withdrew their names aud
Messrs. Costigan and Smythe were
elected unanimously. Messrs. McVittie
and Simpson were named ae substitutes.
Tlie (piestion ofthe subjects to be presented by the Cranhrook delegates were
discussed, and it was derided that the
field was pretty well covered hy the subjects already suggested hy the hoards of
other cities that will send delegates, except that the Kast Kootenay delegates
will probably take up the question of
freight, passengtrand telegraph rates on
the Crows Ntst 1'ass branch, and the
building of roads, trails and bridges in
this district.
It was during the discus1 inn of these
points that an animated debate took
place between ti. M. Medhurst ami A.
Leitch, Sr.i on the question of eastern
freight tariffs as between Craubrook and
Nelson and Kossland. Mr. Medhurst,
representing the C. P, R., claimed there
was no discrimination, while Mr. Leitch
insisted that there was.
The question of fire warden! was next
presented and the secretary was directed
to communicate with the government
agent asking that an election be called
for that purpose. In this connection it
was stated that as the main street was
now supplied wilh water hydrants it was
Lime to take action in the wny of providing means for tire protection, Messrs.
Ryan, Leitch and Simpson were named
as a Committee to consider ways and
means and report at the meeting to be
held Tuesday night.
It wns also moved that nti assessment
nf one dollar lie made on all members
and that a general invitation be extend*
ed to the people of Cranbrook to come
forward without delay and deposit their
money ami have then names enrolled on
the list. This motion was carried without a dissenting vole.
Constable Morris presented a letter
from Mr. Hiillock-Websler. chief of (to*
vineial police, to the i Beet that he had
seemed permission to proceed at once
with the erection ol a govcriuent lockup to cost not (o exceed lloOO. The
secretary was instructed to communicate
with   the   government   agent  and   (he
lands and works department of the government, urging immediate action owing
to the growing need of such an institution, as there was a lnrge number of people gathering in the towu from time to
time
Alter a general discussion on matters
of more 01 less Importance nu adjourn-
ment was taken until next Tuesday
night.
A FEW DAYS DELAY.
At 12 o'clock last Monday the time expired for receiving bids for lhe construe
lion of lhe North Star branch from Cranbiook to Kimberley. There were seven
or tight tenders, and for n couple of days threat anxiety was manifested, Finally
it was understood that the bids as a whole were considered too high, and that no
contracts would be let owing to this fact, but that in all probability the company
would build the line. Several of lhe tenders were returned, and it is staled that
one or two were retained, probably for further consideration.
Mr. \V. W, W byte manager of C. P. R, lines west of Port Williams, is now In
Winnipeg and is expected lo be in Cranbrook Saturday or Sunday. Nothing
further will be done unt i his arrival.
No mailer what action is finally taken by the company, there will be no unnecessary delay in Inaugurating work OU the branch. Il is simply a question of
expeiite nl this time, ami it will be decided either in favor of some of the bidders
or against all, snd the company will commence wink at ouce.
MICH ACTIVITY IN MININO
CranbrooVs New Hiding Company is
Doing Business.
THE ST. Mm PROPERTY SOLD
Hug pretty good over it, as
iiapany tinted t->- him
PLAVBD   TO   PACKED   HOUSES.
Wast   (he Vancouver  People Think  nl Ihe
Lyceum Company.
line nf the daily papers of Vancouver
speaks of the Lyceum company as follows:
The largest house of lhe week assembled inst nlghl to witness the Lyceum
company's production of 'Romeo ami
Juliet,'1 and ll is safe to say llial a better
satisfied audience never Died out through
llie opeia house door,
A new star came to the front last
uighl when the difficult role of "Juliet"
was undertaken by Ivllie llext. Those
who niiiembei her visit here six years
ago, (went to hear Iter last night with
some interest. Aliss Next rose lo tlle
occasion tn a manner ipiite unexpected.
Her appearance was beautiful, her acting divine, and, in the reading of|her
lines, she showed a wonderfully correct
Interpretation, putting in shadings, and
tottghes, here and theie, that showed
uo small degree of study, intelligently
applied.
The "Romeo" of Iceland Webb was an
excellent bii of work, and ull will be
pleased who see him iu "Bassauio" tonight.
The rest ofthe players did excellently
and at) evenly balanced and smooth running performance was the result.
The Lyceum company have done excellent aud conscientious work, and given us a week of clean, well-staged productions, nud we are sure (his effort,
which is so far above the cheap order,
will be appreciated by the public, lo the
extent of a packed house, tonight.
CRANBROOK'S  FIRST   WEDDING,
.Miss Eliza J. Evans, ot Revelsloke, and
Mr. Charles Ui-i-l.
Cranbrook's first wedding occurred at
8 o'clock Wednesday morning, July J3,
Miss BHza J. Kvans, of Revelstoke. ami
Mr. Charles Reid, a brother of Mr. W. T.
Reid, of this cily, being the contracting
parlies. The day was ideal Kootenay
weather, and the wedding party was
epiite large. Rev. Wood, of Kaslo, assisted by Rev. .Smith, of this cily, officiated. The bride was attended by the
Misses Tennis and Ruth Reid. neices of
the groom, and the groom by Mr C. II,
Prest. Tbe building wus beautifully
decorated, and us the bride and groom
walked up the center aisle ofthe church
Mrs. W, T. Reid played a wedding
march on lhe organ, The ceremony
was brief but impressive, and at the
close the happy couple received the cou
gratulalions of their friends. Afterward
a picture was taken of the wedding parly,
and then the members repaired to thc
home of Mr. W. T. Reid, where they
partook of a bountiful wedding breakfast.
Mr, Reid left on the 0:30 train for
Rramlon, Man., where he has some
urgent business in connection with the
purchase of a stock of goods, but will return here in u few dnys. The Herald
joins with llle ptople of Cranhrook in
extending best wishes to this worthy
couple and hopes lhat lhey may receive
their full share of the joys of tills life
aud only a small portion of lhe sorrows
Fort Steele's Words af Praise.
Port Steele Prospeclor.
Craubrook   indulged   in  a good  old
fnslilonei celebration on Dominion day.
It was lhe first celebration ever held at
the lown and was a complete success in
every way. There wus n -/tried program
of sports and other events which were
greatly enjoyed by lhe crowd which was
there. For this day only Port Steele
was nearly deserted, every one who could
get over took the Opportunity of taking
part iu the feslivi'ies. Ferule was
largely represented, while every mining
camp within forty miles sent iu a delegation. The interest centered cirefly iu
the races. There was a big crowd at the
track. The pool booth received a large
amount of attention. There was such an
amount of betting on the side by owners
of different steeds as to cause wonder
where the mniiey had been dug up.
The committee having the affair in
charge are lo be congratulated upon the
success of lhe celebration. Every one
was satisfied and nothing but good words
were heard of the excellent treatment
accorded thc visiting strangers.
Moylc People Satisfied.
ftfoylo Leader,
Cranbrook's Dominion duy celebration was a great success in every particular, and nearly every portion of
South Hast Kootenay was represented.
The Fort Sleele bum! and also Father
Coccola's Indian baud were there discoursing sweet strains of music for the
occasion, The football game between
the Cranbrook and I-'orl Steele learns
was easily won by the former. The
Craubrook team also came out victorious in lhe baseball match with Fernie.
The afternoon sports consisted of horse
races, foot races, putting the shot, tug-
of-A'ur, etc.
The business men of Cruubrook, dis
played grent enterprise iu gelling up
such a creditable progrum and for offering such liberal purses for the various
competitions. When Craubrook goes
ubout a thing il docs it right, aud since
ihe celebration on the first the people
living iii the surrounding towns nre 111011-
COIIVltlCed of tills fact thnn ever.
TIIE   LYCEUM   COMPANY.
They Will He Al Miner's Mall Friday Evening, July 14,
The Lyceum company, one of lhe
very best playing western Canada, bus
made arrangements to present "The
Man iu Mack," at Miner's hull in Cruubrook on Friday night. It is fortunate
that such a compauy has been Induced
to stop here, aud it was accomplished
only by a number of citizens putting up
a guarantee. After the guarantee is
met, the first fifty dollars goes to a fire
hosejfuod. Therefore the peo, le will
have an opportunity to see a first class
entertainment and assist iu a good cause
at the same lime. Tickets, 75 cents; re-
seivcd seats, f 1.00. There will be a big
rush, for it may be many months before
such a company visits Craubrook again.
The Herald,   $2 00 Per Year.
Think Well ot Them st Calgary.
The Calgary Herald, speaking ofthe
Lyceum company's work in that city,
says among oilier good things: ''Their
season at Calgary which comes to an em]
tonight will be long remembered by the
theatre going public ns the most substantial nnd lusting theatrical feast which it
has beeu their privilege (0 partake of
since Calgary rose from the pialrle."
NEWS OF THE
dt DISTRICT
Kimberley.
Visitors continue to come to camp
and nil of them express themselves as
well pleased wilh the townsite and its
fulure, nfter seeing the various mining
properties.
Quite a good deal of real estate ia
changing hands since the first of the
month.
Henry While, of the Sullivan, has purchased a lot, nud has let the contract for
a residence, uud will move his family
down us soon us tlie house is ready,
Messrs. McMillan & Gregg purchased
a lot and are erecting u blacksmith uud
machine shop,
M, Mclnnes Sl Co. will begin work on
iheir meat market building early next
week.   Contractor Greer hns the contract.
Charles Kstmere has begun the survey
for the water works system for lhe town.
The supply will be obtained by gravitation,
Wardner.
Wardner, 11. C„ July in: Wardner is
having a general pickup. Ii is reported
that several families will move to Waul-
ner during the next couple of weeks,
Several prominent Fort Steele nud
Fertile people were in town this week on
business.
Gold Commissioner Armstrong and
Constable llarnes were iu town Thursday
holding court.
Robert Ilohnrl visited his ranch Friday. He has ten acres of potatoes in
cultivation nud reports them in fine con-
lition nud likely to be a large yield.
Charles Bishop and Jlmmle Stone came
11 today from Cranston.
There is a large number of prospectors
now in the Sand Creek country and considerable development work is being
lone. The prospects for the Sand Creek
country is very encouraging, as ull the
properties are showing up fine,
The citizens of Warduer regret to
learn of the removal of two congenial
friends, James Forrest aud I). S. Currie,
who have been employed during the
summer opening and closing the bridge
for the boats. Phisto.
Elko.
Mr Bridley, of the Anaconda Mining
company, and his sister, Mrs. Davis, and
her son Willie, of Kulispel, are visiting
here wilh their brother-in-law, Y. M.
Ho] brook.
Numerous prospectors are in this part
of the country and some fine specimens
of ore are brought in from time to lime.
Klko wilt be in the swim yet.
Our sawmill is shut down at present.
Malcolm McCormack, of Flathead
Valley, Mont., and his son Robert, are
looking up a suitable site for Iheir sawmill which will in the near future be
moved to Klko.
George Hoggurth, Mr. and Mrs. Campbell ami A. Thompson went to Tobacco
Plains to celebrate the 4tll of July ami
hud a fine time. Everything was done
fui the comfort of their Canadian cousins,
Although the ruin somewhat interfered
wilh the sports of tbe day, it did not
slop the people from assembling in the
evening and enjoying a splendid dance.
Prizes were given for lhe best ludy
dancers, and Mrs. Enos Campbell, of
Elko, secured Ibe first prize, and Mrs.
Fortune, Of Tobacco Plains, secured the
second prise.
Harry Cummins, C. K,, is heie surveying some milling property which bus
lii-eu bonded rcceiilly,
ilko is getting famous as n shipping
point, Several carloads of horses and
cattle have been shipped from here, bav
ing come across from different parts of
the United States.
There will be a mail route started
shortly from here lo Tobacco Plains.
A school will be opened here soon, as
there are quite a few children in this
neighborhood.
Mr. Taylor, of Calgary, is here visiting his brother, agent of the C. P. R.
Mr. Taylor is delighted witli the -cciiery
around Klko, and says if any person
wants a holiday lhey will be repaid ten-
fold by coming to Klko, as it is second
to no other place as regards scenery.
 Alexander.
Appointed Official Watch Inspector.
W. P. Tate has been appointed official
watch inspector for (he Crows Nest Pass
branch of lhe C. P. R. extending from
Macleod to Kootenay Landing, This is
u well deserved recognition on the part
of tlm company, aa Mr, Tate is a capable
man iu every way for tbe responsibilities of lhe position.
Kimberley District is Showing Increased Activity--Cranbrook
a Big Mining Center.
Cranbrook's Mining interest-!.
Whnt is there 10 make Craiibroi k a
large town? is the question asked by
many visitors.
In addition to the population and business resulting fiom the railway works
and offices and from the lwo saw mills,
etc., Cranbrook undoubtedly lias a prosperous future insured by its position as a
distributing point formally ofthe most
promising mining camps iu Kootenay
A large percentage of the business of the
numerous mines ubout Kimberley will
be done here. The supplies for the
many companies operating in the St.
Marys river district will be shipped from
here. Perry creek will undoubtedly be
one of the popular gold camps of the
province before long, and Perry creek
lies at our doors Palmer mountain
shows many promising prospects within
eight mites of the towu aud will certain*
ly contribute very considerably to Ihe
prosperity of Cranbrook. Tlie St. Marys
prairie shows inmiy properties in course
of (development, only eleven or twelve
miles out on llie North Star brunch.
There is tlie Copper Crown group only
live miles east of us, nnd the Union Jack
am] adjoining properties five miles south
on the Moyie nad, besides Innumerable
claims wilhin six or seven miles ou tlie
Palmer Hur road The Nigger creek,
Weaver creek uml Moyie river camps
are also tributary to Cruubrook. Who
can doubt tlie future prosperity of the
lown ns a mining center, or tbat our
business men will supply thousands of
miners in the surrounding countn wiih
the sinews ol wur.
U  is ih
in this district,
The Sullivan company continue drift*
Ing on the Hamlet iu gon.1 concentrating
ore. The drift is in iSu feet, am] they
arc driving for n rich ore bodv which
-how. on the surface. This company is
employing a force of twenty-two men,
winch they expect to increase In (the
"ear future. United Stntes' Senator
Turner, Col. RIdpath, and Messrs. Latin,
Wolf, Deuslguer and Post, of Spokane,
arrived In Crnnbrook last week, aud left
fnr the proper!) Friday morning. They
irpent two days looking over the prop,
erty, and were well pleased wuh the
progress made. They gave a vote of
thanks to ]■;. C, Smith, the laie manager,
for the successful preliminary work done
on the properly. The directors also decided to put iu a WO tou concentrator.
TheGetn Mining company, the stock
of which is chiefly owned in Spokane,
has struck an ore body on the Gem,
north of the Hamlet, at a depth of ten
feet. It appears to be another Sullivan,
as the ore body shows all over.
Skoakum Chuck Counlr).
Now is the time to prospect thc difficult country drained by the Skookum
Chuck. Hitherto that district ha-*, been
considered out of the market owing to
distance from transportation, but now
lhat the North Slur branch is an assured
factor in the situation, ami that there if
an obvious probability that that branch
will be continued to the Windermere
country, there is uo belter field for the
hardy prospector. The country is heavily timbered and difficult fnr horses, but
tlie small amount of exploring already
done hns resulted in some remarkably
rich finds iu copper ore, and there is
every reason to expect ihat the energetic
will tliis autumn reap due reward in lhat
purl ofthe district.
Perry Creek.
J. H. Taylor has finished the assessment work on the Mastodon group of
claims near the mouth of Perry creek.
We understand that arrangements are
being made to stock this property in
Spokane as soon ns another thousand
dollars has been spent in further development work and the crown patents secured. The coming winter will probably see the company iu possession and
work will be pushed vigorously next
spring.
Among ot tiers v orking on Perry creek
John Murphy is representing several
promising claims. The ever active R.
O. Jennings lias four men at work, and
Manager Young, ofthe Inv eta company,
has a force of men preparing for extensive operations on a group of claims near
the "Old Shaft."
The Hoskins group of claims which is
now owned by the Mcintosh syndicate,
bus been surveyed.
The New Mining Compaay.
A meeting of the provisional directors
of the Kootenay and Algoma <!■ Id Mining company, limited, was held in the
offices of McVittie & Hutchison, on Friday evening,   it w 1 decided to begin
Work   before the   first of August on the
Union Jack claim, and a contract will be
nt ouce let for lhe first twenty-five feet.
A half interest in the St. George hns also
been purchased. These two claims
should make a good property, lieing
very advantageously situated and having
good surface showings of ore. Other
propositions are before lhe directors for
consideration mid ii is their intention tn
select two or three properties for development work aud push operations al
once. A block of IOO,000 shares will be
offered fnr sale at once in Cranbrook al
live cents a share, fully paid up nnd non
assessable. Any remaining unsold after
July 30 will be sent to outside brokers,
This is a good opportunity for Cranbrook
Citizens, The directors are nearly all
residents of tlie town, and tlie Union
Jick is so near that nn investor can
alch the development for himself,
Kimberley District.
A new strike of ore has been made on
the North Star in the drift on lhe 200*
foot level. The ore is a good grade of
galena and tlie extent ofthe hotly is undetermined. Ou the same day an ore
body was struck on the Kimberley Consolidated ground, which is the southern
extension of (he Nortli Slur property.
Tbis company is the one flouted by
Charles Kstmere last winter nnd nalur*
Tbe Si. Eujeae Sold
Moyie Leader: TheGooderham-Hlack-
stock syndicate, perhaps the strongest
mining people operating In the province,
if not In Canada, has purchased a controlling interest in the St. Eugene mine.
The Information was continued by lames
Cronin. who returned from Spokane
Tbmsday, where the big deal was put
through. The deal, so near as can be
learned, is on a basis of 60 per cent of
lhe property for a consideration of lie-
tweeu fcjo,ooo and -$500,000 for the
whole property. This is by far the largest price ever paid for a mining properly
in Bast Kootenay,
The purchasing ol tne controlling interest in tbe St Kugeue bv the Gooder-
bam I! lick stock people will have no
effect on ibe management ofthe property. The work in hand will be carried
on iu about the same manner as planned
ouly, no doubt, on «. somewhat larger
••cale. Work on the concentrator will
go right ahead, nnd a 10-dril] air compressor will 1* installed, and will be in
operation by the time the mill is completed.
Mi nit]*- Note*.
The framework of tlie St Kugene concentrator Is being raised this week.
The Lake Shore is working three shifts
of men ai eight boon each,
Messrs. Currafl and Kellogg, of the
North Slar mine, were iu town this week
James Cronin, manager of tbe St. Kugene. was in town Monday looking after
machinery that came through ihe cus-
toms boose.
Ik-n Murphv. the well known mine
owner of|Moyie, was in town several
lays this week.
Some ra^al broke into Tom Love's
camp at the t'nion Jack and took away
some tools and supplies.
William Ru--h staked a promising look-
lug ledge, -'The Lincoln,'" ahout a mile
east of the Union Jack, last Saturday.
He is now working on it.
J. II McMullen was out one day last
week laying the foundation of a "pile."
He staked an . unusually large quartz
ledge about two miles ea*t of lhe lown.
Robert Cox left tbis week for his
claims on lhe .Wild Horse where he will
Io assessment work. He has some good
property that promise- a permanent
thing when developed.
C. ftf. Keep, of Fort Steele, returned
from Spokane today, where he purchased Mr Wade's interest in the Tontine Tunnel properly, located twelve
miles east of Port Steele. The property
gives a fhowing of $46 in copper on a
general assay, am) $tQA in picked um-
ples, and promises to be a mine.
August* Wfekstrom was in on Tuesday and showed Meiers, McVittie and
Hutchison some fine specimens of lead
and silver ore from a claim near the
head of Lewis creek In the Tracy camp.
He and his partner, Prank Williams, intend pushing work shortly. The mow
has delayed their operations this season
J. C, Nesbltt has gone out to do some
work on the "Hillside" and "Wellington" mineral claims In which he is interested. These claims are iu the vicinity of the Union Jack, which the Koote
nay and Algoma Cold Mining company
hus agreed to dc-velope, and has some
rich surface showings. The great number of ledges dhow ing copper In lhat
vicinity give good grounds for tbe theory
held by many mining men that thete
will be found an immense body of mineral || no great depth, nud lhat all
the ledges will lead lo one large ore deposit.   Should this prove true ihe Union
Jack hill will be a bonn/a,
A Coalition Probable.
The Victoria Globe says it is in a position to announce that arrangements
have almost been perfected fnr a coalition between lhe Opposition and Ihe
Government,  which  arrangement will
obviate tlie necessity of a general elec*
tion. Unless all present plans should
be changed Mr. Martin's successor will
be II. I). HelmckIn, Q. C, senior member of Victoria City. Two other members of the Opposition will be given
portfolios also, but just who these gentlemen will helms not yet been fully decided. Messrs. Semlin aud Cotton will
remain iu the Government It is also
said that the Government has agreed on
a change of policy, which will include
the repeal of tlie eight-hour law.
Dally Mall Service.
The necessary instructions have been
issued by the postal department for a
daily mail service over the Crows Nest
Puss line. This will give Crnnbrook a
daily mail, nnd such a change will prove
a grent convenience to the whole district. CRANBROOK   HERALD
THURSDAY   JULY 13,1B99.
I', i:. si.Mi'SiiN, Kiiii.ir and Mnnaaer.
TKItMs OV SUllSCltUTION:
une year - ?-'.<■»
Six in,mtlis 1,00
The llcrakl desires to give tlio nuwsor the
dlstrtul. if yuu know uny about your town
-four mine or your people, semi ll in tin- nUlro,
A KESULT UF A FLOOD.
The Herald
.'■ BV   FANNIE   WILLIAMS.
"Hi, Marse John! Dat ar Pel to boy's
huut'ui' our hogs ag'in."
John Hurlwell, who wus busily liiim-
niering at aorne piece of boyish carpentry iu his father's workshop, turned u
pair of kindling blue eyes toward the
excited young darkey who rushed in
wuh the above Information.
"Whits thut you suy. Tom fete?"
Tom Pete repeated his statement, odd*
lug the remark that the Pelton hoy waa
"ii-hi'iivin' sticks at Vm. an' mukiii' 't in
run like de ole Nick!"
John put down his hammer and exclaimed:
"I'll see if I eun't put u slop lo this
business, onee for all!"
As he Spoko, he strode out uf the.
workshop und Started across tin* corn-
held, with such nn nir of angry determination that Tom Pete, running
after him, kicked up his heels und
grinned, iu high glee at the prospect of
a collision which was sure to bring the
Pelton bny to grief.
John Hartwell nnd Tracy Pelton were
foes or long standing, though neither
of them could u-ll exaotly how their
feud hud tlrst arisen.
The Pellnns owned a sund I plantation
on tlie Sunflower river, nnd the Hurt-
wells h;nl come from the north noma
yeun* before and settled on the next
pluee.
Tracy uml John, wlm wen- nearly of
the same age, became oequuinted und
were peaceable enough for a time,
though they bud oc-cnsiomil disagreements, like ull neighbors'boys.
Hut some dlflicnlty more serious than
usuul hud h-d to ill-feeling between
them, which hnd broken ouUtlastinto
open warfare; so they were now declared and downright enemlea, It was a
pity, for they wen? boll, llm- boys, each
lu his way.
John wns u stout young athlete, quick-
tempered, quick-witted und merry, nlways. ready for work nr pluy. nnd
throwing hiuist'lf inlo Ixith wtthuqunJ
energy, while Tracy wns or u quieter
disposition uud did not get angry nr
enthusiastic in a moment-, but was slow
to alter his opinions iifb'r they were
formed,
"Obstinate us a mulct" John said, not
stopping to think that Tracy's affect ion
was even more deep and hinting Uinn his
wrathi that lu- could be n very constant friend us well as an obstinate
enemy.
John wus in an exceedingly belligerent frame of mind when lie reached Uu*
edge of the tield which bordered on 'he
Pelton place, und beheld liis father's
tine drove of hogs rushing pell-mell
through the com-stubble, pursued by
uslemler, dark-eyed bny. who wns vigorously [Mlting thom with sticks, clods
of earth, or whatever he eould lay his
hand ou.
"You stop that, Tracy Pelton!" shout*
*d John, peremptorily.
"Mind your own business und keep
your hogs'at home!" retorted Tracy, as
he I'onibarded the hogs with a lively
altower of cornstalks.
"I .should think this was niy business,
and I'll attend to ii in earnest if you
don't look out!" cried John, bristling
with wrath und resolution. "If you hit
one of those hogs ngain I'll hit you!"
Accepting this us u challenge,Tracy
promptly threw a short, stick, which
took the largest of the liogfi behind the
eur and sent ihe whole drove scurrying
tumultously toward their owner's
premises.
.lobii snatched up the stick uud hurled
if. buck at, Tracy, striking him on the
ihoulder with force enough to make
him very angry, if it did not hurt him
much.
He flew at John with doubled lists,
ond John, nothing loath, received him
in the same munner.
The. result was thnt Tracy got
whipped, us usual; for tho two boys had
hud Several battlesalrendy^nd, ihough
Tracy invnriuly cume nut second best,
he never shrunk from a fresh encounter
with his stronger foe.
An for .Mm. though he returned
home after tlie battle flushed wilh triumph utut greatly admired liy Tom
Pete, yet he was perfectly nworP thai
hia victory hnd not settled nnylhlug.
It   wan quite certain that Tracy wits
mill determined tn chase He- hogs and
otherwise annoy his enemy whenever
he got a chance.
However, during ihe days that followed neither of ihe boys hud nny lime
to waste in frultlOBH hns! ilit'ies.' They
weresiillli-icntly occupied wilh thchusb
iiess which wus now demanding i-very*
body's attention Ihnl of unring Iheir
juTsons ami property from destruction
by ihe waters of the river, which, nfter
rising rapidly for three days, hod overflowed its bunks nml was fast Inundating the whole region.
Water from other streums poured in
to swell the torrenf, wtille were
drowned nud buildings were swept
away. And still tho flood rose higher
day by day.
People were obliged In innve into ibe
upju-r stories of their houses; then, as
tlie waU'r crept up higher, to take
refuge on the roofs; and, at. lust, they
were forced to flee for their lives to the
high ground, at it distance of ninny
miles.
Mr. Hartwell hnd built a sort of flnt-
boat, or scow, us lie called it, which
proved extremely useful to himself and
hia neiglilwrs in this perilous time.
It waa constantly in use, conveying
people io tlie hills, picking up valuable
floating property and taking off the
aheep and cuttle which were huddled
in crowds wherever some bit of high
ground formed a tiny island in tlie very
mtdat of the Hood.
One day, when Mr. Hartwell hud
taken off a number of cattle, ns mnny
aa tlie scow could .safely curry, tie started wiih another man to puddle them to
a place of safety, leaving John and Tom
Pete 011 the housetop, whioh was Mill
out of water.
He In-tended toconie buck for another
loud of .stock, and us the. scow was so
Has the best equipped office in the Kootenays.
Its facilities for turning out firsKlass Job
Printing are complete. Send in an order and
become convinced of the fact.
heavily loaded, the buys volunteered lu
remain behind and watt for his return.
In Uie meantime they amused tht m-
sclvesby flBhing for driftwood and such
floating property us the waters brought
within their reach.
There was a stron-,** current setting
past tie* house, and anything which
happened to drift into this eddy wus
borne along so swiftly that, a qulok
hand wus required to capture* It; but,
the boys had a long rope and a pole with
u hook ut one end, and by means of
th.-se Implements they hauled In quite
olleotion of miscellaneous articles.
Hi! look darl" cried Tom Pete, suddenly. "Uar'ade Pelton boy's doghouee
u-eomiir down de stream. Isyougwlne
to ketch dat?"
"So; ht ii go." an Id John, with »
scowl, -rin not going to sine his old
doghouse foi- him   yee,l will, tool"
And impulsive John renched out his
pole und drew in a gully-pulntod kennel,
whleh he hnd ttt once recognized n« the
habitation of Tracy's favorite hound.
H wus a cumbersome nrlloli* to man*
age, bm. the iwo Imijs contrived to get
ii on the housetop by dint of stout tugging. As John straightened up after
the lift, In- remarked, wiih nn apologetic lu-ceitl;
••It cost Mi*. Pelton three dollars to gel
tlie old thing painted, und 1 haven't got
nnythlug against b I inl"
At ibis moment Tom Pole gave utterance lo mint her excited "Hi!"
"Dnr's a hull raft ob stuff n-eomln'
down fin I'elton's place," he stud.
•'Suuilin's done busted ober darl"
"Musi In* their ginhousr; ftithersald
licwaaafrnidii wouldu't stand," replied
John, gu/.ing regretfully nt tin. muss of
bniinl.s und timbers wbic.lt eumc swiftly
down theeurrcut. "I hope nil Hint Inni-
Iter won't come bumping ngalnnt this
house." he lidded, with U look of apprehension.
"If we do. we'll bust up, too. fo'sho'."
said Tom Pe-te.augely. "Ita'm'i a-gwine
to hit us, dough -it's gwine to pieces."
In fact, the muss nl" Umbers began in
fall apart uml drift away separately,
uml John got ready with his pole to pull
in Ibe boards n« they were sweeping
pust. All ul onee. with tt great start,
he exclaimed:
"Tom Pete, there's somebody hanging
on to that board out yonder!"'
"It's dat ar Pelton boy!" cried Tom
Pete.   "He'll gltdrowiuled.sho'!*'
itefnre Tom Pete spoke, John had become liware that ii wns Tracy Pelton
who clung to that drifting board, uud
liis whole generous heart went out tc
liis helpless fm* in ti moment.
"Tom Pete, you hold onto tho rope,"
he suid, hastily twisting u coil of ii
around his nrm as he spoke. "Weean'i
reach him wilh the pole, and he don't
know bow to swim. I'll have to gc
ufter him."
"Is yon gwlne lo dt-nwn'd yo'self fo'
dot kin' ob a feller?" Tom Pete demanded, wilh strong disapproval.
"Of courso not. I'm going to siivt
him."
"He ain't wufT savin'." declared Tom
Pete, contemptuously,
"What are yon talking about," said
John, with flashing eyes. "He's tht
pluckiest fellow to tight lhat I ever saw-
Do you suppose I'm going to let bin
drown because he doesn't happen to Im
lhe best friend I've got? What do you
take me for. anyhow?"
"Dun' tuke you fo' iiutlin'!" suid Ton-
Pete, wiib a scared look.und hastening
to clutch tlio rope, as John impel nous]\
added:
"Hung on to tbnt rope now, und help
me liuul him Jn. If he gels uwuy I'll
pitch you nfter hlm."
And John, witli a shout of encourage
ment lohls Imperiled foe flung himself
into lhe water, and struck oul. to Tracy's
aid.   He wits u sturdy swimmer, and In
n few moments he cume alongside of the
hoard to which Trncy wan clinging, and
fastened bis rope to It.
Tom Peto begun to hunt iu tho rope
with great zcnl. while John, putting one
unit under Tracy's shoulder, und swimming wit.b tho other, aided iu propelling
liim to tho housetop, where lhey quickly drew Jiini up, wet, weak uud shivering, but l.y no means devoid of the
journal' uud "pluck" whleh John so
much ndmlrod.
"John Hurl well, you're a good fellow,"
snid he. el lisping John's huml, with n.
look that Hjwke more thuu his words.
"I thought I waa gone when the gin*
hnuse wenl, uml I I'lin tell ynu I was
vhiil when yotl called mn to me. Vnu
huve nated my lifo, and I shan't, forgot It,"
"How enme you on the gluhotiao?   1
thought your folks had ull gone to the
hills," naked John.
"I'uther uud I cmue down io feed lhe
slock over on Ihu high knoll," nnawered
Tracy, "I thoughl I should be safo
enough on the glnhaiise, while ho wenl
over there with n boatlond of corn nnd
hay. Unl it gave way, uml worn ovor
like n pile of chips. This current wus
too much for |,l. It will conl father »
pretty |x*nny to build it new glnhoilMO,"
he mldcd, ruefully.
When Mr. Hartwell entno bnck to gel
Un* .my*, lie was very much surprised
to iiml Tracy Pelton iu their eompnnyt
und when Mr. pelton discovered whnt
bin! happened, lie wns too grateful for
tlie rescue of hlwson to complain uboiii
tin' loss of his gin house.
When the waters hud finally subsided,
so tlmt people could return to Iheir
homes, the two planters, like ull their
neighbors, found themselves much
poorer for lost. Kinck and Injured property; t.tie Hood bud one good result, for
John nnd Tracy—it hud mode them
friends.—Qolden Days.
—Since the beginning of this century
tlie use of tlie Italian language ha***
greatly increased; in ism it wussjKtken
by 15,070,000 people, and in 1800 it wns
used by 113,400,000.
—Ko rapid has been the change in the
English language Hint tlie English of
to-day boars no more resemblance to
the English of l.fidi) years ago than lt
docs to Gorman.
—"It always Hies tn my head I" exclaimed the mun with a bald pate, as
be brushed off lhe troublesome insect.
HALESTINE   AND   THE   JEWS.
VVIi>   the Undent Hebrew U Harely a
Farmer.
Palestine is at pve&tnt. as Matthew
Arnold lias said, u laud "of sun. und
arid stone, and crumbling wail.and sultry sund," but there is no reuson to
doubt lhat culture aud irrigation would
restore its fertility, and thut it might
ouce again overflow with milk and
honey if only the means were secured
whereby tlie work of reclamation could
be begun on u largo scale, su\s lhe Loudon Spectator. The Gorman colonies
there lime done well, mid there lire few
purts of tlie lund that would not yield
wealth.
It has been objected thut the modern
Jew le rarely a farmer; that lie prefers
lo work with liis bruins, tn turn money
over, to engage iu speculative OCCUpa*
tlons, rather than to work with his
hands. The fm-t is true in the main,
but it la capable of explanation through
historic cause*.    It is almost certain
that we owe agriculture to the Semites
aud it is certain that the Jews wore In
ancient times un agricultural people.
Their exclusion from so many urts in
western Europe, their confinement for
ceiiturnes to a few calling?) und tn narrow anus, will sufficiently account for
their present speculative und some-
whal mercenary Instincts.
It would ho distinct -guln to them,
morally uud socially, could a goodly pro-
portlou of their race lie induced to resume, under happy conditions, those
healthy and primary arts of life in
which they engaged before the overflow
of thoir ancient commonwealth. One
more lund reclaimed front Turkish poverty nud desolation would be n gain for
lhe Jews and for the entire world. It is
certain that tin. Tur), will do nothing
with Palestine] it seems equally certain
that European rivalries will prevent
any one Europeun country from colonizing it; why mny not the true solution
be found iu .leiy'sh colonizutIon? The
idea is attractive und It seems feasible.
THE AMEER   OF   AFGHANISTAN,
An Aiitocmllc Kuler Who Is (.overned
by tlu* Will of HIn people,
Tht* ameer of Afghanistan, who was
:tt lirst suspected of complicity with
the Indian border troubles, but whose
Innocence is now well established, is
one of the nmst, autocratic monarchs
in llie world. .Not the c/.ur nf Russia
nor tlie sultan of Turkey is more absolute in authority, says the New Vork
Tribune. Yet be is, or makes himself,
curiously subject to the will of thc people iu some icspeels. A few* years ngo
he greatly desired to visit Englund und
other European countries, and the Drlt*
ish fj-im-uwjji-iii wus anxious that he
should do s% but tie did not venture to
do so without the consent of his people.
So lie took a plebiseliuiti on the subject. He sent a proclamation to every
village in liis empire, telling what he,
wauted to do, and explaining tlie advantages thut would accrue to him and
to the empire from s-ueh a lour, nnd asking tlie people to tuke a vote on the subject, uml let liim know the result. So
the subject was submitted to universal
suffrage. After a few weeks the returns were at] in nnd were counted,
and it wus found t ltut a considerable majority of the people were Opposed to hit-
leaving the country, lie was disappointed, but acquiesced in the will of
the people, and stayed at home, sending liis second son to Englund in ids
placo.        ■■ LW;,* .
SWELLINGS   FROM   BLOWS.
\-attire < timo-*. Thrui to Aujirur to Protect   S|nit   tram   Further   Injur).
Tiie swelling which follows from a
blow is nature'* effect to protect the
part from further injury und to keep It
at rest while repair is going on. Whut
actually takes place ut the .seal of injury is not eveu now quite understood.
The injury to the smaller blood vessels
interferes with the (low of blood
through them and the while corpuscles,
with purt of the serum, the watering
part of the blood, esciipcs into the surrounding tissues, At the siime time the
blood vessels in the neighborhood dilate
und the increased flow of blood with the
thoroughfare obstructed increases the
swelling, it is probable thut the whlto
corpuscles of the blood puss into the
tissues to assist in the repair, as bees
or nuts assemble at an injury to their
storehouse, but with the difference that
the substance of the corpuscles te probably  verted into lhe tissue nf repair.
Prom one point of view the human body
is only nne gigantic colony of Individuals, nml ihu swelling thai follows
injury bul the rush of iIxk-i to repair
thnt breach.
MADE   ENTIRELY   OF   BRICKS.
\a Mone 1 ieil lit tiiiiMtriielliiK I'en.
H(Oil Ihillilliiit nt WiiNlihiHti-ti.
Very few peoplo know it, but it tea
fmi thai thc pension office building is
ihe lurgest brink building in the
world, li has been subjected lo mueh
criticism, bm it can stand it, for im
the lime pusses ulnug Ihere arc many
things seen ubnut il that escaped notice when |l was newer. In all there
are over 10,000,000 Ibrlcks In tho build-
ing, says the Washington Stur. lien,
Meigs tuok liberties wilh bricks that
no other architect had ever attempted,
He not only used bricks exclusively for
ilie building, but he used them in constructing the stairs throughout thc
building, in tlie matter of stuir-builU-
ing bricks have often been used for
the raiser, but the step has nlways hewn
of iron, wood or slate or stone, ln the
pension oflice both rniser mid step ure
of brick. As u brick building, therefore,
pure ami simple, it is unique in construction, outside of the fuet that it is
the largest exclusively brick building
lu the world,
Hail  \a  Peace  to  Make.
The futlier of a lawyer now well
known in San Francisco was in Ids Inst
illness talking with n clergyman, when
tlie latter usked him if he hnd mude his
peace with God. "Sir," replied tlie old
gentleman, "the Lord and I have never
had uny trouble."
G. Johnson....
W Assayer ***
* Metalurgist
Q. R. LEASK
bale nl fuiuutu
Contractor ««■ Builder
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PLANS AND SPECIFICATIONS
FURNISHED FREE OF CIIAKQE
Tliosi! contemplating building will ,lo well to let
me tlyurt- oil the contract*.
Cranbrook, British .Columbia
Moyie, B. C.
Are Yoii dt dt0}
Going to Build •
li so, see...
JAMES GREER
Contractor and Builder
He is a busy man, because lie pleases
the people, 1ml he will furnish you plans
and specifications, and give you esti
mntes on any building idea you may
have.
Cranbrook
.*    jt    B.C.
Q. L. H1LLIARD,
General
Blacksmith
CRANBROOK, B. C.
HORSESHOEING,    MININO WORK
ASD GENI'1-.AL REPAIRING.
WAGON   WOOD-WORK
Promptly Attended tc.
PIEPER & CURRIE
Paper Hangers
Decorators dt
Lumber.
This space is reserved (or
Robinson & MeKenzie.
Parrott Bros.
„.Dealers in...
SS Feed SS
ami
Farm S Produce
Hay and Oats
On liiiinl «t nil times,
Cull aiui ave ua	
Vnn Home avenue, between
Commercial ami Roj-al IkUl-Ih
City
Transfer
Li
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F. H. CROSSLEV
Proprietor	
Freight ana* baggage hauled to
and from any part of the city.
Teaming   of   all   kinds   given
prompt attention.
CRANBROOK
Spokane Falls & Northern Ry.
Modern Work.   Estimates Furnished.
Dealers la Wall Paper and Mouldings.
II you Intend to paper or paint your
building let us figure on your contract
CRANBROOK, B.C.
Nelson & Fort Sheppard Ry.
Red Mountain Ry.
The only rail route wlthoiil change of cars
between Nelson and Russlind and
Spokane and Roastand.
(DAILY.)
Leave r:-» a. in,   NKI.sns Arrive fi:ui p, m
"     la-OS    "     UtlSSI.AMI "       ll.-.'n   "
»     8.30 a. in.   ai'OKANK ii.10 |i, in
Train Unit Ii-hvi-k Nelaon nt 0.BAO. m   makes
clone I'.iiiiii'i-li'uii ul Siiukmie tor all   I'ai'lttc
(oust |l0llltH.
PMs-K-ngers for Katt'i* Itiver and limm-iury
Crcok eoiiiiL-oi ut .MirciM with stupi -.tally.
C. U. DIXON. (1.1' &T. A„
S|i kiiii-. YVatH.
0. K, TACK A11U It Y, Aat„
Ne Mini, ll. C.
Commercial Hotel,,.
Baker Street, Cranbrook, B. C.
Conducted on the European Plan
WELL APPOINTED CLUB ROOMS
Best  Wines and  Liquors at the  Bar
siiisiis3tiStiiimii*s3iaiiiaasiaisi3iiffl
J. LEASK, S THE TAILOR
The Heal Slock, Ihe Moat Salialtclury Prlcca, and
Flrat-Claaa  Work.      Repairing Neatly liuculcd.
MAKES SUITS THAT FIT
{ Royal hotel,
THOMAS WELLMAN, Prop'r.
Finest Wines, Liquors and Cigars.
—I
First Class in Every Respect.
CRANBROOK ST.
CRANBROOK, B. C
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T. A. Creighton,
The Grocer.
Have you seen hit stock ?   It include* thc hut ol everything,   j
fresh and up to date.
Notions, Furnishings, etc.
Fruit, Fish and Oysters.
The hiiusewll,' and lhe bachelor ikoald deal wild him,   11 will pay Ihem.
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Saw and Planing Mills
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CRANBROOK, B. C.
-AI.I,   KINfcS   OF-
Rough and
Dressed Lumber,
Dimension Lumber,
Shingles and
flouldings.
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Central Hotel      North Star Hotel
....FORT STEELE
..KIMBERLEY
Harry Drew, Prop,
The Central Hotel is open Imlli day nud
tiifcht, Tlie bar goods are lirst class,
and the dining room is in charge of
Thoi. MiCanon, and is second to nont
in the Kootenays. Freeaamplf rooms
aud the best and quietest bedrooms iu
the town.
{   Tke North Star Hotel la the large and
1 magnificent hotel at Kioibwlejr that
la just finished aad la furnished new
throughout. K very thing in cornice*
v tion la first-class. Whea you visit
S Kimberley, doa't forget The North
{   Star Hotel.
California : Wine : Co.
....NELSON, B. C.
Best Brands Wines, Liquors and Cigars
Mail Orders Receive Prompt Attention
I SELL IT!
| Fort Steele D-vCr
Brewing Co.'s   Pot*t£r
Bcsl on Earlh   j*
in Wood or Bodies       *'as* Kerrigan, Agt.
Cranbrook, II. C
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o.
M. Mclnnes g Co.
Wholesale and Retail...
BUTCHERS
Fernie, Wardner,
Cranbrook,
Fort Steele,
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THE   HERALD.
CRANBROOK,   11. C.
THE GLASS OF  FASHION.
Cream color uud ecru bareges make
lovely gowns with colored tuffetu Iin-
luga
A new canvai dress material of Bilk
nml wool mixed bids fuir to become
very popular
Wide striped silks covered with polka
dots ure ninile up iu alilrt willstfli und
bo are large plalda
A novelty tupong tlie new costs has
un Rtatl froilt. a postilion back und wide
re vera and collar covered with emhrold-
ered crenti) bu tin
f-Yntlier buns will bu worn again tInn
Buriug GruyoRtrlcli feather bwis, with
whito ttpplugs, Mini blnck with white
will he very popnlur
There are many cupea nmoiigtho new
wraps Thoy are deeply pulnteti in tlm
buck or round, us yon fancy, nml rather
limit in front, with sloping corners
Pulltii dtiiH ute everywhere, on our
purnrnls, in tho milliiu-iv nml scaltored
uvei iho uew dress guoila, hi nil colors
nml Bites, woven in or embroidered, us
llio case mny lm
Many ol lhe new silk shirt waists are
made In true tlnrlbiildi style with no
yoke in the back, n fow plaits at the
belt ami lucks forming a partial yoke
un either side of Hie box pin 11 in front
Double veiling te uow consldbred very
smart It te mude of the Hnoat plain or
dotted black net nud has h lining of
white illusion tulle The effect Is tu
heighten Ihu tcunty ur iho wearer's
cuinplexluu
HaiuutltliiK gorgeous tu thu way nf a
silk petticoat Is of petunia umi white
brocaded silk, with a deep Honnce from
the knee mude of alternate lows of
lietiiiiiu Miitin ribbon uml lace insert ion,
with u lace inl! ou the edge.~-.New
Voir.* Son
Miiiard's Liniment [be LngteM'a Friend.
a  iu-hi  Dottuinlem PH.
Few indeed ure tbey who have penetrated tu the innermost recessesof Willis1 cave—to tbu great rotunda where
the icy water of the "Inn spring" lakes
a leap into the midnight blackness of
the ''bottomless pit." The entrance to
the cave is nt tbe summit uf u bill near
Versailies, Imi.
Hiilei* Haggard. In his imaginary pictures of underground horrors, has told
nothing that would equal tho true story
which a -dngle misstep would fmnifili
iu Willi-' cave A stream of water
pours from the rock, und. pursuing a
devious underground channel For a
quarter of a mile, emerges into a vast
chamber with ti slanting, slippery floor
Inclining to a si-.i- hole iu the center
Down this hole tbe stream pours uud is
lost Forever. By means of ropes ami
weights the aiub bole bad been sounded
to a depth of 400 feet, and Still the
bottom has nut been reached, The room
is surrounded by a narrow ledge of
rock, on which daring explorers have
made a complete circuit. One step off
tbe ledge upon tbe slippery tloor would
mean almost instant death in the but*
toll-let's pit.
Ask for MinaM Liniment an? late no other
STAGE GLINTS.
Daniel Frnhmnn will have seven road
ji'inpnuies next season.
Clyde Fitch Is to glvo Olga Nether*
*>ole a new play in duly
.Marie Burroughs intends tostarmxt
season in a new play by \V. A Tre*
niayiie. the Montreal playwright
Charles Frobman has* bought thn
American right*- in "The Coquette," a
farce which has succeeded in London
(iti- Skinner ii to appear i» an adap-
tatiunof "I.e i'bi-inim-aii," from which
Beerbolnn Tree took "Rugged Robin."
David Belasco's two forthcoming
plays are tube entitled "The Queen's
Drawing Room" and "The Widow's
Husband."
Mine Ki-jane lias made a great personal Bnccess in tin- adaptation o! Ana*
- t.de FrahceV n. wl. "The Ke,i I.ilv,'
althongh the piny Is feeble
Kdn io ml Rostand ami Sarah Bern*
Inn ill ntt> busy wuh the preparation of
••The Eagle.' which Is soon to be acted
nt .Mine Beruhnrdt's theater
Maud Harrison wi'l reappear on tho
Btaga iu tbe lend I tin role ul Sidney Ro*
-.•■iihld's "Purple Lady "   Ktlei tii-
ranlel will nppear lu the leading comedy
pail
The t'tmiedle   FrnttCuise is-dually to
give run of Favart's comedies, which
wuii arted first at Ihu Sl (iiiuuiiii lair
in 17-11 It win* nl-utevlvi 1 in INU'tnml
hi 1889
II. in v Ai tlnn .lonei Bait Indian
iliaiiiu iu lie produced soon hy lt.-t
Iwlim Tree in Loudon fcid brought here
bj (liailiM I'li.iiiiiiiu next Benson, bm
been iiiiiiied "Caruac saliib
Tlie iI'ljiiiuii nil valtto uf a gnat
drninn li proved U\ tin- hut tlmt ibe
nasi year's receipt a nt the PotteHt
Martin in couscqnencaof "Cyranodfl
BatgiTHc" werofflUO.OOO above thnsa uf
Die provlom yeor
Keep MlianTs LUineii in iDe ilousr.
PITH AND POINT.
Pfltlenos ll nil right lu llsntrwo, bul ll
li bettor t» bmW tenacity iu win
Many n man who thought himself wise
lm*. boon doolarod otltorwlBo hy a Jury
Kuuiu inni) are sllout heouuftoof thoir
wisdom and somo beooiise uf llielr Igno
rauoa
Lots ut men wbo never think uf mnking
wives uf thoir cooks mako cooks of their
wives
IjOVO iiiiiket* the wur!il -jn round, and
tho attraction or gravity worries n lot of
people
Then) la moro power In kindness thnn
there f-) tn dynamite, but It lukua longer
In iiml It out.
Hume doctors roinindonoof l-atleiico Hitting on amonuiuont; beoailSO of the mntltl-
incuts sitting un their patients.*—tpiitcngo
News.
TRUST THRUSTS.
Tho pluwiiiul-ei-ii have formed a trust
nml will hereafter do business ou Uiu
■riiiti.'h,- i.uuhvHie Commerulal,
Diiiibtless the blcyt'lti trust will bo a big
thing on wheels, It maybe til pooled to
il i M'liii* exulting Miorchlng.—.New Vurk
Mull and Kipi-ess.
Whether th-ii ,-uillii mint |l capital I sod
at $3I,OUU,000 or niuiih lens Its object I* tu
gut tho dead wood on the general public
- I'Liiudoliihii. Times,
WOMEN  IN  POKER.
A   Game   Thill    -riiniikril    TWO    Pi-nr
I'rl-nili lulu l)in(ll)   I'll cm Ira.
Haiti a niiui of my acquaintance rooenl ly i
"Uo you know, 1 believe women Wuultl
be the most desperate gamblers on earth
If tbey dared1"
"Nonsense!" was my remark.
"It's not Duuseuse,'' he argued n-ariuly
"1 've wuubed thein, old uud youug, pretty und homely, light nnd dark, and even
tn the small games that their pocketbooks
and their consciences allow them tu play
their excitement In winning or losing Is
toiuethlng terrific."
And ho caused me to du a little thinking on his bide, though not for tlie world
would 1 huve admitted, it to hlm.
1 remembered a gam-.- uf earilu that
caused thu separation uf two of the dearest and sweetest womeu ln the world three
yean* ago.
of course it was poker,
I'uki-r (ii-ciiis tu liy played everywhere,
or wus at that time, and this diabolical
cluster of "fulls," "straights," "two
pairs," "threes ot a kind," "flushes" and
"funis" hns caused muni misery and made
more mischief among Uie women o( this
city than will ever im exploited]
There wero flvo of them in a fashionable
boarding hoUBO up town, and 1, as mallei', made sli.
Hain had mined a malinee proposition,
there Was  iioIIiIiik  to read, ami diillm-iM
descended,
"Let's pluy poker," suid Mrs. 0.
"Splendid!" was the gouoral ejaculation.
Twu of Ihu ladles hnd never played, but
they were soon Instructed, Then u wns
discovered that there wore nu "chips."
Hut a uWetit upon the oook produced hod
ur -100 white beailS, which Mrs. C. tuuk
ehargu uf.
"I'll be Inni ker, " she bold as she counted
out the beans In lots uf ioo each. "We'll
play Scout limit ami you shall havu Iii
worth."
Thu two amateurs gurgled with amuso-
luent.
"How awfully funny!" they said.
"Why, wo feel like real gamblers."
1 declined to join thu game, believing
that $,"i lu the put was worth tin in tho
"jack pot."
The game proceeded amid niiieli nerv-
•us excitement and many "Ohsl" und
"Ahs!" aud "Dear mcsl" and remarks of
that sort.
'Why, Isn't that a flush?"
"Why, your hand wasn't as good as
ml 114.    I think you're real mean."
The somebody linked:
"What good are four queens?"
Whereupon all laid flown their hands
ami the inquisitive ono gathered In ull
there was lu sight, with the remark:
"1 didn't have four queens, but Just
wondered."
At length there was a battle royal on
between Mrs. 0. and ono of the beginners,
1 happened to sit light behind the latter and saw her hand.
It consisted of three sees nml u pair of
kings. Nothing but "four of a kind"
eutild beat it.
Buck and forth, back and forth, bet nnd
"raise," more bets, more "raises," until
the huider of thu "full hand" had exhausted all her beans and chunured for more.
The banker guvo her nut moi-u aud
made u memorandum of It.
The betting went ou us fiercely as before. I felt liku giving the'-lull baud"
lady a bint that shu was helling her baud
too high, but uf course eould nut do so.
At last the hauket-"called" and threw
hoi- hand on the table.
"Pour sixes)"
"Dear me!" sighed thu loser. "Ithought
I'd surely win. What a iut I bet I Lucky
tt wasn't real money I"
Mrs. 0. Btarted at her.
"What do you meant"
"Why, It's lucky they wero only beans."
"You must be crazy, Mrs. U. The
beans represent money. You owe me $tf."
"Why, you're talking nousensu."
Mrs. (\'s lips grew very white.
■'Do you menu to sny," she asked, "that
you didn't understand that we wero playing for money*"
"Of course 1 didn't."
Mrs. ('. swept the beans Into a receptacle, dabbed the cards intulhotabledt-jiwer,
cast a i""i> uf withering Bcorn upou her
late opponent and stalked unt uf tho room.
The twu women have not spoken tu each
ether Blnce.
Hrr Itli'M ot Worth,
A Canadian minister bad just married
a couple. The registers woro signed, and
nothing remained hut the giving ami taking o( lhe lee. The bridegroom, n strapping young fellow, askod, "Huw much is
ii>"
'i'he parson glanced at tho smiling bride
and slyly answered, "Whatever you think
its worth."
Now, it should hnve been worth a good
deal, for the girl was young and pretty.
■1 reckon It's worth nbout &o coots," Bold
lbs swain, holding out two quarters,
Tlio clergyman looked blankly at the
cuius, thon luiiicd to the falt-one. "I'll
leave tt to you, uuulaui." hu said. "What
du vou think it's worth:*"
What did this young ami blushing bride
do) She reached ulil, took tboCOtOS, bunded one quarter to ihe minister and put thu
other Into hor pocket.
a thrifty wife," said tho Canadian
wiih a sigh, "it her husband's crown,"—■
San 1 niiicliico Wave.
Dative, r ur IMaao Practice,
Dr. Waetsold,   says  Lo Journal d'Hy-
gtsnoj thinks thai tno obtoroses ami neu-
roies  from   Whleh   so   many young  girls
siiiier mnv t>e largely attributed tu tho
abuse of tho piano, it Is necessary, snys
tho author, to abandon ihe deadly habit uf
oompelling young girl-. t» hammer on the
keyboard wfbre Uie) are III or Hi yeurs of
age K.cii nl this age lhe OXOrolso lllOllld
liu peiinitled utily to those who aiv leidly
laleiilcil   nml  nro  pOSSOSSOd   uf  a   nihilist
tumpemment
Dr. Wael/.old shuws Ihnl uul of 1,000
young girls Btudytitg Die plnno before tho
age of   19 years (Hhj were afflicted With
nervous Iroublos later uu. while dm uuiu*
ber having nffootlons of litis kind was only
-joo for thom who oommoticod ihe study uf
the plnitO nl a later age, and only ioo
were uffootttl among those who hnd never
touched tills luslrumout, Thn study uf
ihe violin produces even more disastrous
results thuu those attributed to ihu piano.
Vor*-* AniM**luit.
The lute Dr. A. K. II. Boyd of Scotland
uneu visited a wuiuau whu had lust ber
husband, liy wny of comforting her hu
proceeded to set forth with great earnestness and beauty Of language thu joys uf
the statu to which tho departed one had
attained.
The bereaved woman, with a vivid recollection of ber husband's defects, fouud
It hard to share in the minister's hopes,
although she wlriied lo show her sense of
bis kindness. .She unburdened herself thus:
"Wool. Dr floyd, yuti'ro muylw no vera
lust motive, but you're aye amusing,"
HOTEL FIRES.
All hotels nre fireproof till the hlnre
starts,—Rldgowood (N. .1.) News.
Thu Now York plan uf finding out whea
a''.-■'■ ul is afire trap Is thorough mid elTcct-
Ive, -Chicago Times-Herald.
"Away with the non fireproof hotels 1"
o-.*nlnlms the Huston lleraht. Well, they
teem lo bu going.—tit. Louis Star.
Allboiigb a girl may kuow but littlo
if liiiHiiii'sa, tdie alwuys knows enough
to (.-(insider seitlud propoBuls.— Chicago
tinwa
Hoard's Linintent is used by I'Dtsiciuds.
How
Japanese  Catarrh
Cure Cures
Nasal  Catarrh.
JapMMM Okttorrh Con* i* i penetrallng,
toothing, nnd twallag pomade,** hleh is inserted
up the nostrils by n -jmaH csmel's hair pencil.
Thehent (iiihebody melu tills pomada and the
patient breathes tha soothlug medication
ihr-.utili tli. nostrils, and Ibe nasal ehaunsls
open up. The stuffed-up leelltii In the haul
leaves,nnd the iieraon tan liroaTha naturallj ,two,
llirougli the nose.    Tie  •lull palus across the     Cold/aa
luitii ocase.   Oonttnual ■**•  iorit_-li	
I'm*. Itlril  Por.
"I don't BOO what Is to become uf nil j
theso now doctors."
"Oh, new microbes aro boing all the
; time discovered."—Detroit Journal
A Daelielur's Diversion.
"I like spoiled children
"Why! '
"It's greet fun lo see them  make their j
parents obey."—Chicago Reeurd.
Theory umi Practice,
a niiui may keep figuring aU tha venr through
With staltittea to reneh a conclusion,
Antl in one little day, or perhaps 'twill Tnku
Refreshing Sleep
COMES WHEN
Milburn's Heart
and Rsrve PHEs
ARE USED.
•ei liis a
.
irk iDcanfuaton.
- N*ew Vork World
icssaudiiinauinutUoanri all Bone. Tla bad
nJoroftln hreatli wis*ia away, and the lusl
fuses ui nnu ii .uul hearing return,   'I he drop-
■rasbea'donc ua  i U»-|
unl.  iiawdeni and -null
•uul other fatal nlkal-id-
mul loulhcs the tidmn> n|.|.llwl. sis busts an;
ahsulutelji iriiarantoed tu run inyyaai otnoial
catarrh, De)  Mb l«  r fnadn ,   -\ fn»
umple will In - nttoaaj i».—.«. ~*ui. ti--m n-	
ihlh ni-.i'l tiiuu-. luiit dtsauw*.    1 nelosa 1 cenl
.-tunui.    Suhl hv stllilriiKui*'-..     ■'- -hi-    -'-■■
lt„ !■<.:.", "i lo mall,   Adunsa T IMlbs 4
Uai'iilierauil Co., l.'i Clmroli Ktrei-t, Toronto,
CURED BY FIRh.
Treatment Thui Luved •» Maine Slav
I'rum Uentti by i.»»-uju«.
The LewNton (Me.) Journal has an Interesting story uf how une man whs cured
of lockjaw In the olden days, before tho
modern and more successful treatment of
antitoxin*, bad boootno known tu the
pbyslolnu,   Isaac Hleh had cut ull the end
ut nu index finger, nnd, aflet* the wound
had been dressed and he  though:  be was
on the rond tu recovery, lockjaw develop*
rd. Dr. John Lincoln, the family physician, whu had treated hlm, broke the nuws
to Klch and told him uf his Imminent
danger i.f dying.
"Ike," he said, "you've got to di,., and
hanged If I ain't sorry for you," nud hu
turned nway quickly, for he wus very toml
of Hleh, and—well, it Isn't pleasant work
to pronounce tho death sentence on yuur
friend**, no matter how long you havo practiced medicine.
"But, Ike," bn went on, "there's une
thing moro that I'vo heard of. I flout
know as It will do any good, but. by gum,
Ike, I'm going to try it If these other gentlemen aro willing. I have read that they
have recently been using ttll'pentlllO fur
certain treatments over In England, and
lt is suld that has worked well. I don'l
know as It will do any good, bnt it can't
do any harm, fur you have gut to die any*
way."
The dot'iors ngreed that the experiment
would nut endanger the patient's chances,
Blnce he must die In any cane, and thoy
expressed a willingness to assist tbeir colleague in the undertaking,
Turning Iho patient facedown, they ran
a stream uf Bplrlts of turpentine down tha
channel which tbe ribs make whore thoy
Join the spine and thon touched a lighted
match to the spirits. Tho blaze sped dowu
tho spinal column almost like a train uf
gunpowder. Dr. Lincoln wus keeping an
anxious liiind nn ihe muscles beneath the
arms. As thollumes died out ihe muscles
showed no signs of relaxation.
A second time they Sent the fire down
the channel, This time the flesh was
showing raw, but still there win liu movement in the rigid intisolos.
"We'll try It once more," said tho doctor, "and then If there is no change we
must acknowledge that wo are beaten."
Grimly thoy lighted turpentine for the
third timo and watched it burn its way
down tho raw and bleeding flesh of the
patient.
This time the lung tonso musolesgave
wny, nnd Dr. Lincoln dropped the arm he
wns holding uud shunted;
"Ike, by gum, yuu are going to live!"
and then he ridded, '"If turpentine's good
euough to burn along a man's spine It's
good enough to dress tho wounds with."
From this timo nu Mr. Rich continued
tut gain steadily, and within u few weeks
Was as well us ever. In dressing llie
wounds nlotig his gplllO nothing was used
but the raw spirits of turpentine. Whou
he recovered his powers of speech, Mr.
Rich wns askod about his sensations during the fiery ordeal through which he
passed.   The ilrst time, he wild, he folt
absolutely nothing.    The BCCond   time  it
scorned as though some one hnd lightly
drawn a feather down his back, but the
third timo be experienced nil the agonies
of lire applied lo raw flesh.
IIimI lu Ml),
An English nobleman whose entertain*
ments aro notlooably dull Is nevertheless
himself u man ot much dry humor.
One evening he was leuuing against a
wall for a few moments' refreshment and
Btirveyiug tbe throng of guests gathered
at his wire's bidding wiih n speculative
gate, when a voluble young mun stepped
up to him.
"Pretty slow, Isn't It?" volunteered the
lively Btranger,   "I wonder If tho parties
l.ord and Lady glvu are never any
livelier than this."
■•Never,'' returned the unrecognized
host promptly.
"Thon I shall muke my bow and take
myself off at ouce," said the young mun.
"Lucky fellow," wild Lord , with a
whimsical -mite.   "I'mobliged tostay."
Something In his tono enlightened ihe
young man, who turned crimson nnd be*
gnu to Hi an 'apologies,    llut   his  bust
waived nil such attempts ami held out his
huml to his UUWIse guest,
"You can go with a clear oonsolenos,"
■aid ho pleasantly, "for you've given mo
the only iiniiMiueiit I've had Ihls evening."- -Youth's Companion,
An lm,in rln ui "llon'i."
Ono of tbo'Moti'ls" With which It Woiila
lie  Well   to  Impress  society  at  huge  ts,
"Don't tell a person that shu liuol looking well."
The sentence, "My door, yon nn look*
Ing very badly today," will oust a dumper
over thu  most   hllurluiis  spirit.    We may
nu well im frank nml acknowledge that iu
DOenseioutof 100 to look ill w to look
plain, The lltStorlosS eyes, (hu sallow
cheeks uud the pullhl lips ure nut euinpntl*
bin with beauty nud vivacity of expression.
Kuch of iis has ber little, spark uf vanity
that makos her writhe at the knowledge
that she Is nut at  her host  in  appearance
as In fivllng.   And If ono has tried ta eon*
cenl ffOin Others the fact that   shu  Is  nut
quito up to tho usual mark of health sho
feels that her offottsoro vain. Aud, worst
of nil, If ouo Is bravely lighting with a
genuine Illness tbe oonsohuisness (hut thu
disease has made such Inroads tlml tho
casual observer notices thoohongo luonu's
appearance awakens a sensation nf fear
and depression that, is detrimental to
health,—Harper's Dnuir,
llll Mori.
"Ho Isn't exactly whal I'd cull an Insincere man," remarked Mr. Illyklns,
"and ho wants ynu to like him,    Unl"—
"Yes'"" said thu person Who Is always
eager to hear bad news ubout human na*
lure.
"Well, he's thu sort of man who will
Hnd out what timo yon are sure tu be Iimi
busy to leave before liu takes chain-csun
asking yuu nut to luncheon,"-—Washing*
ton Star.
An Advantaw)*.
"Shu Is such a two faced thing!"
"Uuw fortuim'r!" snid llie person versed lu thu subtleties of ihu tlramntlo art,
"Shu can faco the villain und tho lUtllonM
it the kumolluio,"      , ,   . .  ,
MONEY SAVED anu pain relieved by
the leading household remedy, UK.
THOMAS' EOLEOTRIC OIL-n small
quantity nf which usually luflloes to cure
a cough, heal a sur--, cut, t !■-.■■■<■■: spi'iiin.
relieve liiiubug... rheumatism, neuralgia,
excoriated nipples, ur Inflamed breast.
*u\ Drill*/ ol Trust,
"1 don't see why ynu feel disposed io
trust iimi man lur so large an amount.
He Una uo itandlng In either Qradstreot's
or Dun I   ■
"That may bo, but I happen to know
that hia wife bas deoldod to gol along
without n new spring hal this yenr, so hu
iiuisi have money."—Chicago S'ows
'Hit*  Wn>   or lilt-  Alhlrti*.
Hulccdc Tlmt there athletic education
your hoy's gettln urt to come lu huttily in
lm ndl I ti ihooi Hi:-
Tornep—NaV, seems not, but he's ull
right with a ham iner— Itul ianu pulls Juur-
nal. 	
fun need not cough all nlglit and disturb your friends; there is nn occasion
fur you running the risk uf oontiaciing
iiiiiiiiiin.atiun.il tin- lungs or consumption
whlh- yuu can get Itiokh-'s Anil (.'un-
Bumptlve Syrup. This medioine cures
t-oiigh -. cubts, Inflammation of the lungs
and all throat aud chest troubles. It pro
motes a ir-'!- and easy expectoration,
which Immediately relieves the thn-Ht
and lungs from viscid phlegm.
1 wrote to Kipling s    ufter,   telling
htm that a man who could write as he
could -hoiiiti go home to Kngliind. tu
London, where fame could Iw won* but
he replied, in a ehnmit-erlslic lotter which
mny be published some day:
"Yon might to know better at yonr
Mine u' life than iu knock a youngster
off his legs iu this way. How (lo yuu expect anyone will lie able to hold nm ufter
your letter]1
"Would you be ustoiilnhed if I told you
thnt I Imd. fur ward In nothing but au
I mi iim Journalist's career)1 Wh.vshuijd If
My home's here; my people are out here;
all the friends J know nre mil here; uud
all the Interests I havu are nut here
Why should 1 go home!' Any luol enn
put up rhymes, uud the market is full ->r
boys who could undersell me us suuu us
I put mv fool 111 It."—-E   Kuv Hiibl 11 .Will,
In Literature.	
USEFUL AT ALL TIMKS.-In winter
ur In summer I'urmeleo's Vegetable I'llts
will cope with und overcome any Irregularities of the digestive organs which
change of diet, ohangj uf residence or
variation uf temperature may bring
about, t'tn-v should be alwavs kept ut
hand, und once their betieliclul effects be
come known, uu one will be without
them there is nothing mtustatlug In
their structure, and thu most delicate can
use them confidently.
ITEMS OF INTEREST.
Among the coachmen of Berlin are 7
retired tinny officers, o es-pus tun) and
Ml nobles
Hams which nre pocked in pulverized
charcoal will cuntinne fresh tm- from
five to Uu years.
Iu ancient times many of the rnnun*
tains of Palestine were terraced, nnd
some of tlipse terraces &till rr-mniu.
The largest library of small 1 ks In
the world belongs to it Frenchman, whn
boasts that lie can puck tOO of bis pocket
editions in a single portmanteau,
In Germ uny new houses are being
supplied witb flours made ot compressed
paper Tbey are soft to step on, ami.
having no cracks of anv kind, limber
no dust
A retired clergyman in Philadelphia
hns advertised thai, turn consideration,
he will attend to marriages, baptisms
and funerals iu fumllies not connected
with any church
Tbe finest fors in all Hussiu ore laid
aside as tribute ami become tbe property of the crown, Su highly are these
furs esteemed that no pel sun below u
Certain tank is allowed tu wear them
In one small township in North Carolina, Southern Pities, 4,000,000 pounds
of fruit woe shipped to northern markets iu 1808. 11 was nil raised by northern invalids living therefor their health.
When   Hull   House. Chicago, opened
its public kitchen, one woman strongly
objected locating the food cooked tn it.
"I don't wnnl to eat nutritions food,'
she suid "I want to est what I'd
ruthi-r '
fhe ■•■•,
Rsnif dy ter
lt>rln| Wtathar
Wesknen.
DiDbDb
Makes
Rich
Red
Blood.
The Blood is Ihe very essence uf liic.
As il courses through the system it carries
wilh il, if pure uud rich, nutrition lu every
cell in Ibe body. If impure*, it spreads
disease. If lliin and wai cry, it fails to
nourish, hence we have weakness, debit*
ity und decay.
ll is the wonderful power il.H.H. hal
ht purifying impure blood, mnking thin,
wntcrv blood rich und red, that is at the
bottom of lis marvellous success In curing
disease.
Those who are pale, thin, weak,
troubled with blotches, pimples or eruptions of any kind should take B.B. 11.
It makes the pale cheek rosy, (he skin
clear and smooth, and infuses new energy
into weak, worn, run down, shattered
constitutions,
Skin ■'[ beg to stale I have used
Clear.   Burdock Blood Bitters tor Impure hlood, pimples on the luce,
&C, and derived great  benefit from It.
My .skin is now verv clear nnd free Irom
all eruptions,   I only used four bottles of
the It,It,H. and can strongly recommend
il lu any person sutfering from impurities
in tbe blood or eruptions of ihe skin."
Mas. t'.. II. Uii.MOHr,
Spctice's Bridge, H.C.
Every        "I have taken  H.H.H. every
Spring, spring now lor some years, to
pill'lfj  my   blood  uud  keep  my
system In good order, and cun honestly
Wiy  Uml   1   do   nol   know ol its equal
anywhere."   Mm. AnuiR (Iarnks,
l.iiueiihiug, N.S.
Miss Mavgaret Brown, f>-7 Colborne
St., London, Ont., says ; —"My mother
bus been afflicted *.\itii uervousuess and
getu-rnl debility for a lung time, Sbe
Buffered a great deal witli Insomnia,and
fuund it almosl Impossible to sleep,
"I went lo \V. T. Strong's drugstore
and got a bus uf Milburn's Heart und
Nerve Pills, which she tuuk. und derived
SO imicll beii'-tit from them that I bought
unother box l'ur ber. Thoy hnve done her
u wonderful lot of good, making Iter
nervous system mueh stronger, gtvingber
restful sleep, uud removing many other
symptoms which previously distressed
her.
"I enn truly Bay that those pills are ■
grent remedy for any one suffering frum
Weak nerves, general debility, sleepless-
ness or heart trouble."
Milburn's Henri nnd Nerve Pills ore
fiOo, u box or u for.fl.2S, at all druggist*.
Nn alien) s .■*.*•..
When* due   ibe boul  onlled a'fiiii
properly in-long:'"
"I don t know.'
-Why, nn   the   fine   of   the   wnlUM
Philadelphia lltilletlu
The Serenade,
Tin-1-,.a.-.-it never iail—
Tho Thumus cul hu *sIim llm walls
Au.t iWlurWUUls tue m-iiIi-s
l.  &   ft   KtilJt-ihi
Strutford, -lib Aug., I*!*::.
Messrs. U U. Kiclinrds & Oo.
Gentlemen,—My neighbor's boy, i
yeurs old, fell into u tub of boiliug
water and got scalded fearfully. A
few days Inter his legs swelled to three
times their natural si/e and broke onl
in running sores. His parents could
get; nothing to help bim till I recommended MINARD'S LINIMENT,
whioh, after using two bullies, completely cured hlin, and 1 know of several other cases around hero almost us remarkable, cured by the saiiiu Liu ment,
and I (nm truly sny I never handled u
medicine which ba.s   bad us good a sale
or given snoli universal satinsfnotion,
M. H11JKKT.
General Morchant.
"The limit i>r Otii.i ri,ii,im>."
A nervous curate tho othor dny announced from tho reading desk, "Here
beg i tine th tlio second chapter ol' the
duke uf Booterononiy." His vicni
looked severely at bim, und tlm young
mun blushed, coughed and repeated
"Tbe bout of Diikerimoiny.'
There must have been germs of mis-
pronunciation lurking in tin* nir. for al
a later period in the service the vicm
lead out, "I publish the 111 au 119 of bar
tinge. ' etc
The curato beamed with satisfaction
in spite of tho solemnity of tba occa
sioii — Household Words
Plaster Dnys of tlie Punt,
Previous tothelutroduotlonof urinith'H
Menthol Liniment, belladonna, metuhol
and porous plastors werooxtenslvelyused.
For pains In any purt of thu body
Griffiths' Menthol Liniment Is superior
to plasters uf any kind. Ii Immediately
penetrates lo tin- painful parts, relieving
In a few minutes. Sold by all druggists.
96 cents.
Feniliiliiim lu HiiiiKur*.'.
Inconceivable as tbu anachronism
may seem to tho western mind, tbe
agrarian system of Hungary has not yet
issued from tbe feudal form. The Hungarian farmer of today is virtually a
serf, bound to hiB master, the hereditary
owner ef tbo soil which the peasant
tills, by tbe tangible tie of personal
liability. The Hungarian feudal lord of
today is entitled to 50 days' labor from
each inulu udtilt who dwells un his land
Tbo seignior is at liberty to demand
this feudal contribution at whatever
time may seem bent tu him, with the
frequent result that thu tenant fanner
Is employed in gathering his master's
luirvests while bis own crops aro rotting niter u rainfall or are being consumed hy an early frost or suffer damage from ouu or moro of tho many possible causes which rentier destructive
the slightest delay on tbe part of the
harvester iu gathering tha fruits of a
year's labor.*— S Ivan TonjorofI iu
Arena r	
BIUOU8NKS3 BURDBNS LIPK.-
The bilious man is nnver a companionable man because hi-i aliment renders
hlin niui-..-- ami gloomy. The complaint
Is nut so dangerous ns it Is disagreeable.
Yet no une need suffer from li whu cun
procure Pnrmelee's Vegetable Pills.    Hy
regulating Ihe   liver  and  obviating  the
effects of bile in tin* Btomaoh they restore
men   to cheerfulm-ss and   full   vigor   of
action.
u'li.-i'*> 'I'iiii.
When Poel Riles soma Ids prut,
Tilings well done nr Btnlw,
Oi mi -t rejn iiune errur rtut—
uu iiutu
Uml
run
in...
Ihere never wu*, nnd never  will Is-,  n
illltversnl pnnaeea, 111 ono remedy,   fur nil
ih to whioh ilesb In heir—-the very nature
>t many omatlves being suoh tbat wer?
ih** germs of other uud differently seated
11 senses rooted in the lyitotl) ut the pA-
■tent—what would relieve one HI In turn
■■"iil'l   Hggmvatii   tin-  other.     We  have,
io we ver, tn Quinine wine, when obtain-
iiih' In a sound, unaduIterated itnte, a
■emedy fur many nnd grievous ills. Hy its
r.i'hiul nnd judlclouB uro the frailest sys*
ems are h-d into convaleioence and
trength bv the influence whioh Quinine
■xerts un Nature's own   rrstoralivi-s.    It
relieves the drooping spirits or those with
■vlhiiu a uhrmile state uf morbid despond
•ney and lark of Interest In life Is a dls-
Sie, and, by traiu-uill/lng the nerves,
llsposes to sound and refreshing sleep—
iiupnrts vigor to the notion of the bloud,
•vhlch, being stimulated, courses through*
iut the veins, strengthening the healthy
inliual functions of the system,  thereby
caking activity n necessarv leSUtt,
-treiigthening the frame, and giving  life
u the digestive organs,   which   nalurnlly
b'lnaiiii fnorsased Biibatonce- result, lm-
orovod appetite, Northrop nnd Lrmnn, of
I urunlu, hnvu gi*,en tu the public their
sii|H-rlor (Juiulnu Wine nt the usual rale,
ind, gauged by thn opinion of scientists,
this wine approaches- Dourest  perfection
if anv lu the market. All drugglKls sell
It.
THE PHYSICAL LIFE OF WOMAN
llviir.o ll Nai-iii:*.
Mni.l.-u, \. If*- nml M
imlMul'Iri.iiM a Uni
tn-rtblih Ih mill. il|. i
KikiwI>'iIk» h -iirw,
wltlii.ut Hill Invnlua
ri|*uliir prlci
AiU'ltt'iuth
Ii treats nub
mdMiitornlt)
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E. Cartly Parker
12 ADELAIDE ST. E„ TORONTO.
ALL  STANDARD   BRITISH COLUMBIA, ONTARIO AND REPUBLIC
STOCKS  DEALT IN ON COMMISSION.
MEMBER OF THE
STANDARD   MINING
EXCHANGE.
(Tcade Mirk.)
use ALBERT soap.
If your fancy is for a Tar Soap you
will iiml the best in our
MASTER MECHANIC'S
EXTRAORDINARY.
Sold at all Drug Stores.
Vutiuittil  Itlndi-i-   I'm lite.
Mi
■ l,.,k" >t,tli.
Uotvli :
I   UIMffaT*-    TO.. Toll..\|,..
i-.- I reeelvud thu Noll mnl Utndw
lilt-hwearo well plmwd wiih It ;■
> ill ■ 1 i-k-ir.it Bold-p'otPd wntrh. \V.
tluv.lv.nnd k:v.- pxk! rniWaetloi
iikn.   Vuiirt trulv,
ui "i;i;i-: WABOH
Ilu' fflnnota «t tho raffing maehluai lu
the ltuyni I'tuwn SoauCo,'a oompflUtlon
for tin* wi-i-k ending slay 13th anai fui
lows i \Miinl|.-K, Mr-. WW   Mutthi'wn. *.'S7
Carlton Street;   Maultoha, Julln Watcon,
BoftUBojour; N. W. T.. Llwlo Sto Donald,
Huttli'i'urd, SavU. ThlaoampetUlon will be
discontinued ufter the JUthot thi- month,
when thu Inst drawing will take place
All nereoiiM having oou-ioui und wrapper!
must hnve them hi before tlmt data,
H.-r   I'rlvat-B   I'llmli.
The woineti Iin it led nlong Adams
street Irom the Art institute on their
way to the Woniau'a Euchre club at
Untitle) hull
"Jusi nm in with me hera a min-
aii'," wiid oue    "I've K"t to get ine a
i b
Tim clerk allowed n tn I lection of
punches Unit mude holes ol varl u
ibuiiea
■•No ' said tha shopper ■■! want
j,t-t i-inij'ih'. round pouch—thla site.'
And she abstracted a cardboard from
her pocket that showed the aizeol Ibe
|:erfonition
■■nl,. very welll" said the clerk "We
have it Bnt it's not called for very often for private gomes." Aud the pnncb
was brought ont und sold promptly
The second woman wondered whut
hor friend wanted of tbat particular
pouch, but kept ber curiosity to berseli
Tlie game wns p.u-ittiig. nnd. as tbe
friend is it good player, slie won eiirht
K.-iuit-.i The second woman noticed this
-jiiiiictilurly. Unt wben the score cards
were exhibited the friend hud 11 credit
marks punched in her score curd. The
uther woman saw tlu-n tlie wherefore
of tbe particular pnncb they had bought
The friend had won eight games, and
then had done a little punching with a
private punch.
The prizes at these drib contest-! are
quite valuable nnd tiie spirit of gambling baa become eo pronounced among
tome of the players that they ure not
ithovu resorting to unfair tneaus to cap*
tore tbem.
ar.-ct*
'%>
is the kind that housekeepers who want only the
best always buy. Packed
in pound and two-pound
tin cans, it comes into
tlie home with all its natural aroma and strength.
Protected by our Seal,
the consumer knows that
its purity and strength
have been untampered
with. Your grocer sells
this kind, but be sure our
seal and name is on the
can you buy. <r5***
BRITANNIA. EEAVEE and BUFFALO are the finest India and
Ceylon TEAS packed. Put up by
MacKENZIE & MILLS, Winnipeg
It's no Trick
HIGH   GRADE   PLOWS
t in i bm, ■.   tt ;iu!iii», iii>i
Sit:.   UK USUI XT Fl.-tl
SEEDIN6   MACHINES
iMf-rowf-,  Vi iudii.111.
CO., Wi-iiil|>ei
iJil.t.]Al*.ii  AM) POOL TABLES,
NKW AND SKCOND.QAND,
UOW I.I NO AI.IKVSAMI SIITI.ItS.
I.urge calalugai fr.T-.
THE REID nitos., a.',; Kin it Wrart, Toroata
PERSIATIC SHEEP
DIP  AND ANIMAL WASH
THE ONLY REMEDY THAT WILL POSITIVELY
CURE SCAB IN SHEEP.
It tlMimyitlioiiatcjiai of IIvIhh i larla,
nllon-i Hi-  lain nnd Irrltutl hrali the
nrrn, mul mnlto' tbe ikln wliolu mul sound,
riiisi \ in mm.i.i- nu- li invaluable
fnr i-it'vinit ihe animal ol nil vermin, floai,
In-.. -i-'k'. i.-i-t-. .-..  ami  lor lit-- Cum
ul   nil  -klu   Mm* *,     li,. not lie  |.n*
..il Mitii an lutvrlor urilrle -iri-t tb.. hut,
I'KHSI ITU HIIKKI' DM' I* tlie moil
hlvlllj iti>-'ll>.j|.il mul n II.jI.I.' 1 >i|> in lb-
uiHik.'i   ai jroar drmleraor rJIra t rrom iu
THE PICKGARDT RENFREW CO.
(MMITKD,
lt<>\  A, HtoiinVllle, i	
WHITE STAR ■£■
II la oo,»n i.l
In I.RA, RNIKd  HTHKNOTII,
,. AltSOf.LI l.l.,   I'l III..
..nrl I ,,\\   in Cltlf ,..
THE   DYSON.GIBSON   CO.
BINDER  TWINE.
SELECTED MANILA
HIGH GRADE MANILA
.Ail mad. thb hucm '"'„ l'<.,. nulla II«n
A.U tot
, ti,
.., Ilu
W, \'. L'.
SUFFERING WOMEN
I enn cure i«rmariently all
dlKaSeJ i*i-ii!i-it to vruuien,
such ui dU^acetneoU, in-
i!.o:oii:.iioiii ami ulcer at ion
         ol wunii>, painful, lunprcn.
I uud Irrrtjular tueiiilniatinu, leueor-
rhar-a,etc, write roa frec book.
tn Jul.* if Kahili ___ Mcal**-J.t|tn.
nu: imui'imum minm
I.IiiiIIhI , Toronto.
mannfhrlnran »f llanlln uu
Itio.iio Twliio nu.) Itaua or rt,
■orlptlon,
ini in*
k ro.
LUCAS, STEELE & BKI5T0L Cl»1« t«h.
Importers of Groceries J"|'* frS*!!"**,
_, ,' l-s.A- II. hitrucl*
writecs. li'iiiiiiioii.niit. i.,n.x u.spi-oei
uii.
"Atayon vory pntrlotlc, frnnlotn T'
"Oil, ye«, bo patriotic tlmt I wonldn't
marry any mnn witii doesn't pny a
lu-nvv tux to tbe goVOJ uniont!"— I'liaoii)
Q«»l]Klinft
Ol  |0  lb «   Wllfl
pdHlculan on i
DONALD, •»•<
Wlnnlpps llntliiftti Col lego.
BALD
HEADS
prevented
DORES^-5"9
DANDRUFF CURE
BARBER SHOPS „„ t„.i mi
h.i.ii, wii,\ Lnklrt n iu. we, lu, ,w,l-
''      J0NE1 BROS. « CO , Tonal.. cc Hutchison
o and Real Estate
MINES AND LAND.-- SURVBYBD.
INSURANCE „•* j,        j|
Q   O   Cranbrook, B. C.
Cranbrook
CRANBROOK   POSTOFFICB
Fui
s em
ulnts
WVilue-ii-.j ...... .
For St, Kui-e ie MtalO
MiuS ui r,. .n.' .it till'
KLuiii   eu*.ti'iii ('■■inl-.
Weilnesdu!
JSJ.*-"-1 ""-"JS>'
; 4:.io p. in., Mondays,
nu
estern points ut i
i ut i-i ii. in., SaMirdnj
Dlflii-jaredueas fnlluwi
ut ">:'iu i*, in.. Moiid-iy
Idiiys,
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I'osloltlce :u rntnbruok. It, f„ .Inlie ■.':', iron.
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I     LOCAL   NOTES      |
J a
Picked  Up About the Cily   by Asking
Questions of Many People.
Al Doyle is living In Pernio mnv.
"The Mun iii Black" loniorrow nlghl.
Father Coccola visited Pincher Creek
thia week.
J. R Costigan wade a brief visit to
Macleod this week.
M. Mela es uml O. H. Miner ure in
Winnipeg this week.
For good ice cream call at McCon*
nell's.
R. II. Bohart, one of the solid citizens
of Watitner, wus in town Tuesday,
The Cranhrook hotel is having a Hlgn
painted that cau he iead clear lo Kimberley,
Robinson St MeKenzie are now ready
to fill orders for lumber.
R. G. Kellick, of Macleod, was in tl e
city several days lu*.i week visiting
friends.
A, I,. McDeimott cainc over from
S-eele Friday, ami lell for Winnipeg
Saturday.
Don't forget 'The Man in Black" at
Miner's hull.
J. F. Armstrong, the gold commissioner, passed through Cranbrook yesterday
for Fernie,
Mrs. h. M. Mansfield, ofMoyelle, and
Mrs. Neilzel, visited friends iu Cranbrook Tuesday.
George R Leask hns the contract for
building a bridge over St. Josephs creek
just above town.
Get your Screen Doors nnd Sash at
the lactory. T. W, I.eask.
Joe Lludsey, the Moyie constable, was
ill town Tuesday with u prisoner he was
taking to Fort Steele.
Joe Schmidt relumed to Cranbrook
this morning and says that be thinks be
will stay \, iih Cranbrook now.
Richard Wright, ol lhe Fort Steele
Meicantile company, hus been in Cranhrook thi!* week assisting in Ibe work
here.
Get yonr seals for 'The Mall in Black"
at .Miner's hall tomorrow night.
George Taylor returned 'J tiesday from
Moyie, where he lias been building llie
foundation for the St. Eugene concentrator.
IVIrs. Krickson and Mrs. Morrow, of
Ibis city, and Mrs. Mansfield, of Moy*
elle, spent last Sunday at Kootenay
Landing.
It is understood tbat Mrs. Mclnnes
and children will return to Cranbrook
witb Mr. Mclnnes when he comes buck
froui Winnipeg.
Orders for rough or dressed lumber
promptly filled by Robinson St Mc-1
Kenzie.
J. R. Costigan and James Ryan wenl
to Moyelle fishing lasl evening. Thoy
returned on separate trains but lhey
told the same story,
Tom Wellman will take Homely Hunk,
fiuckfltiti at) I Disturbance lo the Win
dermere races, and i: is ten to one lhat
he will return with some coin.
The show ofthe season, Friday night,
at Miner's ball.
McVittle & Hutchison have concluded
an arrangement with Mr. G. Julmsor,
wlierebv ore samples left at their oflice
at Cranhrook will he assayed at Kossland prices,
Cranhrook lias been made an out port
of entry and a Warehousing port under a
recent order from the revenue department, The port at Wardner has been '
suspended.
ti Small has beeu appointed one of
the executive committee ou lhe Windermere race meeting that opens August ,-*,
All of the South Bast Kootenny hoiseS
will he entered.
Roy your Sash and Moors direct from
the manulucturer. aud save yourself
money. T. W. I.eask.
Frank McCuhe, of Wardner, returned
last Monday from the Atlin C( try ami
says thai he is glad lo get hack to South
Kast Rook-tun. which, be Bays, is j-ood
enough for any man.
J. W. II. Smythe, manager of lhe Can*
adiau Hank of Commerce, left for Fertile
this morning for a conference with Hon,
George Coi, president of the Institution,
who will go west this evening.
Have you seen those Ctanbrnok sou-
vetdr spoons iu the windows of Tate the
Jeweler?    They ure beauties.
The Cosmopolitan hotel is furlttnnte
in having such cool rooms for Ibe warm
weather. Messrs Small and Musgrave
are prepaied to give the best of accommodations to the traveling public.
With the warm weather comes the
necessity of taking vapor baths. They
leave tbe body refreshed uud invigorated. Try tbem nnd see lor yourself.
McFarlane's barber shop is lhe place.
A nice lot of fruit arrived today at
UcConnell's,
The Joyce Brothers seem to he winners in tbe hotel business, Since they
took charge ofthe Commercial ihe business has constantly increased, ami the
name ofthe hotel is better known than
ever before.
Don't be too late lor your seats at
Miner's hull,    lhey aie in dem.iud
Mr. and Mrs. John HutctlUon, MlM
Leslie and Mr. A. W. McViltie spent
Sunday at Moyie and report a most enjoyable time. They speak very highly
of the hospitable people of the Lucerne
of Kast Kootenay,
.Mr, Morley, who is well known in this
pari of Mast Kouteuuv, having lived in
Fort Steele and Warduer, has returned
from an extended visit to tjnglantl and
tbe Pacific coast, and will locale in
Cranbiook ami open a solicit01 's office.
If you enjoy r, good thing, he sure and
see "lhe Man iu Black" at Miner's hall
Friday evening.
Messrs. Pieper and Currie,   lhe eilter-
prisiug firm of pafntets and decorators,
have opened n new storeroom iu tho
Aiken block and are stocking Ibe place
with wall paper, mouldings, etc, The
boys never take a back seat tu Iheir Hue
of business,
P, McCoutieH, who bought the 15) e
property on Armstrong aveuue, hus improved the same . nd opened a slock ol
general groceries aud an ice cream par*
.Mr.   McConnell   has   brought   bis
family  here and  has taken bold of tl e
ork iu lhe lown like a h istllllg citi/er,
W. II. Faldlllg, manager ol lhe Kossland opera house, in n telegram io F. ti.
, Simpson, says  the Lyceum company,
which has just closed an engagement in
that town, is ihe  best attraction ever
seen iu  Rossland,     That says a good
deal for Uie Lyceum company.
Strawberries and  cream  at   McCon-
uell's.
The Lindlt-y Comedy company played
three nights here last week and gave
most excellent satisfaction. The com
pany is composed of versatile members
who do Iheir work, and, strange as it
may seem, none of the audiences hud a
d of complain), They all felt that
lhey gol more Ihall their money's worth,
aud lhey did. The Lindlcys will always
have good houses iu Craubrook.
PHOTO
STUDIO
All Sites of Photos «p lu llxll
Finished in Platlno or Polished.
Views of Cranlirook anil Other
I'uinis n( Inters! in llriiisli Columbia Will I!,; on Sale	
dt Prest & Co
. i
'I.'.* Effef .'•".'*. - /-V-S^i-^-ss^-^hshsh;,
I
I
CRANBROOK, • British Columbia.
CRANBROOK JUSffigStHof the Crows 1
Cranbrook SKiSiS^SBttea^ 1
,-j, tensive railroad yards. H
T. W. LEASK       I Cranbrook js the natural and commercial center of South Fist S
i Planing A-lill
we r*        i               _
;s «*"i Sash and ::
ii i>
** Door Factory
. .Manufacturers of...
Sash .< Doors .< Mouldings
jt   Frames  j*
Band Sawing  Jt Turning
Craubrook
Lang Gin,
. . . Proprietor ol
X10U8
Restaurant
And Bakery.
Hoard and room,
Board Alone
Air. (ir;-.--*, the Dentist,
Grlce, the Dentist, will be ai ihe Cosmopolitan hotel for a week, commencing
next Monday morning,
The Extreme In Advertising,
An eastern Canadian cigar firm tins issued a cut for its advertisements that is
about as sncreHgioufl a tiling that lias
come out in late years. The picture is
entitled 'A New Joy in Paradise," and
shows Kt. Peter reclining in nu easy
chair, his halo over his head keys hanging by his side, while he is smoking a
cigar with evident relish. There te a
merry twinkle in his eye and a complacent smile on his li]-s. A short distance
in the background is a bar with an angel
mi ditty, while another angel, wilh eyeglass and cane held at dude angle, is
purchasing one of the cigars. Il Is generally conceded that lhey smoke in
hades, but this is the first time the idea
has been advanced that they indulged in
that habit in the Eternal city, Tbe next
thing some brewery will gel out a picture
wilh the Almighty using one of the kegs
for a throne and its contents for the
wine of life.
$5
The best bread, dike, pies, etc.. in
the city.
Kootenay.
H Cranbrook 's the headquarters for wholesale houses and corpora-
M tions of South East Kootenay.
H Cranbrook Is the best starting* point for all the mining- districts in
[j|| South East Kootenay.
;.'■•  Cranbrook Is building rapidly and her population is increasing week after
H week.
Cranbrook offers the best field today for business men, builders, contractors,
manufacturers and investors.
For further information, maps and prices of lots, apply to
L. A. HAMILTON,
B. C. LAND INVESTflENT, AGENCY,       C. P. R. Land Commissioner,
VICTORIA AND VANCOUVER. WINNIPEG. MANITOBA.
V. HYDE BAKER, Local Agent
The Cranbrook
Stationery Store
Canadian Pacific Railway
-AND—
Miners Wauled.
At the Nnrtli Star mint', three or four.
Tbey must lit? good men
North Slar Mining Co.
ShsIi mnl Door
Prices.
Buy
your doors and sa
b nt tbe fa
tnry
O.G. 2
ft 6x6 ft 6x1^...
. fi 70    eaeli
"     3
ft 8x6 ft 8x1 H...
"l 80
ii     2
ft 10x6 ft lovifj,
l 90
,
I 3X24
12X28
1 25 per
1  i\0
pair
I4X2S
•'
1 60
,
2.1*00
"          "    	
1 60
•
THOS. U\
IJvASK,
Cranhro
ik.
SOO LINE.
The New and Direct Route from
East Kootenay
Toronto. Boston,
Montreal, New Vork,
Halifax, Philadelphia,
St. Paul. Chicago
...AMD Al.l...
Eastern and European Points.
Pacllc   Coast, China, Japan eat Australia
Points.
..First-class and Tourist Sleepers..
-Tmiouoii   nto.M-
Carries a complete
line of	
Stationery
Cigars
Tobacco
Novelties
Try our 5c Cigars.
Opposite Cranhrook hotel.
'Kootenay and Algoma Gold Mining Co.
LIMITED
Head Office at Cranbrook, B. C.
Capital Stock, 1,000,000 shares at pur value ol SI each, MON' I Incorporated under the laws ol British Columbia wilh non per-
ASESSABI.E. | sooal Liability.
President, A. Leitch, Sr., Bsq., J. P., President Cranbrook Lumber Co.   Vice President, M. Mclnnes, Esq., of M, .Mclnnes tc Co., Cranbrook,
DIRECTORS
James Ryan, Bsq., Cranbrook; (ieorjte Bremner, Esq., Cranbrook: J. 11. Kins Esq., IH. tl.. Cranbrook, J. R. Coalman. Esq.. Q, C„ Crnnbrook:
T. T. Richards, Esq., Cranbrook; P. B. Simpson, Esq., .'ranbrook: John Leask, Esq., Crnnbrook;
Hugh I). Henderson, Esq., Moyie; A. J. McArlhur, Esq., Paisley, Ont.
Solicitor, J. R. Costigan, Esq., Q. C, Cranbrook, B. C.   Bankers, The Canadian Bank of Commerce, Cranbrook)
McVittie & Hutchison, Official Brokers. John Hutchison, S'ec'y.
Now developing; the Union Jack and the St. George claims near Cranbrook, and the Kootenay and Algoma
claims near Trail Creek.
PACIFIC TO ATLANTIC.
PIONEER
HARDWARE
gTORE.
CONNECTION Tltt-WJilJICI.V via MACLEOD
Ott via KnuTKNAY I.AN1HNU,
I'or rate.., mops, tie,, anil run
oaii on or nuilress:
(formation
Vi. I'. ANnERSON,
TriiYolInu huwiwor Attain,     1
is, 11. n.   I
We keep all kinds of shelf
and heavy Hardware, Paints
Oils, Glass, Sesh and Doors,
Etc. Also a nice stock of
Screen Doorss and Windows
Copper, Agate, and Tinware.
Tinsmithing in connection.
Qoods delivered to any part
of the city free of charge.
Q. H. MINER.
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Flies
...HILL & CO...
Now Have the Best Selected Stock Ever Carried in South East Kootenay
Men's Shoes That Will Please
Gents' Ties, Fancy Shirts, Summer Underwear
Ladies' Pique Shirt Waists and Skirts, Collars
and Cuffs jt jt jt jt
A Full Line of Groceries on the Way
HILL & CO....
.*       Mclnnes Block
:=:      Flies      :=:
Not House Flies, but Fishing Flics
Flies
K. .J. COYt.K, DM. I'nssoncer'Aui
Vancouver, n. c.
A Man in Black
MINER'S MALI.
Tomorrow Night
Ice
I We have received the larj-est stock in East Kootenay direct
•' from the manufacturers in Toronto and New York.   We can -
•} satisfy the most fastidious.    Reels, rods, lines, worms, froggies, -
*jj arid everything necessary to insure a good days' fishing. '
S   It Pays to Deal al :
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Beattie's Drug Store
Postofticc building, Cranbmok    •*
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COSMOPOLITAN  J
HOTEL        ?
SMALL & MUSGRAVE,
Proprietors.
I will deliver daily in any
quantity pure, clear ice to
any part of thc town.
Land Notice.
Nn'ii'i- l-i lii-n-iiy bIvtii tlmt onu monlli nfter
iimi' 1 int-'iid tfti*p|il) in iin'cii.j'fi iiiiimi -tiluiipf
ni Uiitlffiuiil Wopha nt Vlnlnrlii for iiiTitiHtlon
t.i|.iii'i-iiiiM<ini 1-inmi in tin- Kfiiilciinyt-hei ni'-
im-i'ln Ijjkjiti 11111 Itul iii woii'i 1111 Mm' IHntrcl
uf Kiwi Kootenay nl llio unrllipnti conipr of
Hlii.'ii n tmal is 11 iitml mnrltBl "A. MuD'h SM.
i-jinur 1U1-.1. K11I111.iitii I DiinlnlnliiH toinoioiof
laml, llioro or It-Hi.
A. M'llOCflAl I..
t rat< il Mil* Mill ilii)' i.i .liim'. lm.
W. F. GURD, U. 0. L.
Barrister, Solicitor, Etc.
Cranbrook,       :      :        (Irlllsh Columbia
I also have a regular
milk route and deliver
night and morning.
J.  L. PATTON.
W, II. HOSS. II. IV. Ilri-rii-tiiiit
ROSS & HERCHMER
Barristers, Solicitors,
Notaries Public,
Conveyancers.
ORANiutnoit t'r.inltroiiK "iiif!-'
AM' Kniir S'l'KKI.R.       l'i iiml in llitiis.ni llli
J. H. KING
Physician and Surgeon,
B. C Furniture &
Undertaking Co.
Manufacturers ol all kinds of
Upholstered Furniture and Mattresses.
We Sell Retail at Wholesale Prices.
Undertakers S and S Embalmers.
I'mliic HlniL Opposilc Canadian Hank Commerce.
This hotel has just been opened to the public. The building
is one of the best in East Kootenay.   The furniture is new
and the table is first-class.   We have every facility for pleasin
the public and we propose to do it.
Warmed Throughout by Furnace Heal.
Rates, $2.00 per day. --,     ,       t    n  r1
Short orders day and night.       LranbfOOK, D. L.
OFt'lCB-SllIiltl.OCK   BLOCK,
cranhrook,   ;   :   ;   :   s   ;   11. G.
lAnloollnoof....
Engagement and Wedding RJim
Brooches, Bracelets, Chains '
Blouse Scls, Ktc	
Worlt nml i;,ir,,is (Initranteoil
tn lllvo SallsruMimi.
W. F. Tate
Cranbrook
"Thes Emporium"
Sherlock & Bremner.
********* **********
Clinic Fresh Fruits received three times a week.
Oats, hay, flour and Feed.
Our ero-ery stock is complete and fresh.
dents' Furuishinirs, a good range.
Boots and Shoes well assorted.
Reduced Sale Of '-auics' Blouses, Ladies' Dress Skirts
and Ladies' Underskirts.
J. R. COSTIGAN, Q.C.
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I East Kootenay
At Hotel 3
1
T. T. Richards
Proprietor
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This hold Ims bCCII irlitlcil nml rt-fitiiiisln-il.     I'he* (nl)lo
Isthobeflti   Sntlflfnctory rates glvoti regular hoarder*!
if
I Baker Street :-: :-: :-.- Cranbrook, B. C. _
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...JEWELEft. "mnic ofComnr
Barrister
Solicitor, Etc,
eo BUg,
I'llANIII.'OIIU
tl. L. Cummins, C. E.
PROVINCIAL  LANO SURVEYOR
TOUT STEELE,   :   1   MI1TISH COLUMBIA
Sashes and Doors
We have lots of them and they are made of
the best material and put together by people
who know how.
Quality is the true test of cheapness.
We also carry a complets stock of HARDWARE, STOVES AND TINWARE.
The Cranbrook Hardware Co.

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