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CKANBBOOK,   BRITISH   COLUH15IA,   THURSDAY,   Al'lt L   «,   1809.
The Canadian Bank of Commerce.
Hon. Gko. A. Cox, President. B. ti. Walkkr, Gen. Man
PAID-UP CAPITAL, $6,000,000.00.
A Qeneral Banking Business Transacted,
Deposits Received.
London Agents—The Bank of Scotland.
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.lust opened, iim     ci I   1/ C    •■■ ,own*  A"
finest range of,..
olors nnd kinds    '"'
...Ladies-, see onr  Luces,   RibboUS and  Trimniillgs.
The beat assortment to choose from.
...In men's wear we have everything needed in stylish wear.
...Ask for prices on TobfiCCOCB.   Yon will lie satisfied.
...Call and see our stock ami learn our prices mid yon
will lie hack again.
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Cranbrook (I
Just A *u" variety of Ladies' and Gents' rutr
.     s      .     bers, Boys'strong boots and shoes, high
ArriVeO     rubber boots, braces, shirts, collars and
Here in a The largest stock of Clothing, Boots and
n        . Shoes, Hats-white and colored, Cambric
rcw QayS Shirts, Underwear, Necklies, etc., ever
brought to East Kootenay.
ti -t our prices and see our goods before making [purchases.
Take a look at our English waterproof coat with cape, for
$5, easily worth $7.50.
Hotel a* &
Guests Comfort a Specialty
Good Stabling in Connection
Nearest to raillond and depot.    Hns accommodations for the public unequalled  in  Cranbrook.
m-m(i>   fiiimi
The Purity Of our drugs and chemicals
TItp Arr-iirarv With which our prescrip-
1 lie rtUUl aty tions are prepared, and
TItp -viahflifK' 0f a" our preparations,
I ILC OlcUJIIIlV combined with fair dealing, "are'the sterling qualities on which wcare
buikling°an honest business.
dSthe Post Office Drug Store,
R. E. BEATTIE, Prop'r.
This hotel has just been opened to the public. The building
is one of the best in East Kootenay. Thc furniture is new
and thc tabic is first-class. Wc have every facility for pleasing
thc public and we propose to do it.
Warmed Throughout by Furnace Heat
Cranbrook. B. C.
Paper Hangers
Modern Work.   Estimates Furnished.
Dealers In Wall Paper and Mouldings.
II you Intend to paper or paint your
building let us figure on your contract
Parrott Bros.
... Dealt*! si in...
Farm S Produce
The best of	
Hay and Oats
On linm* at nil times
Cull and see us	
Van Home avenue, between
Commercial nnd Koyal hotels
Corner linker street $
ami Hanson avenue iff
over postiiiiii'i'  j)?
All Sizes ol Photos up lo 11x14 |
Finished in Plallno or Polished, g
Views ol Cranbrook  and Other %
Points nf Intcrst in British Col- %
umbia Will Be on Sale  g
dt Prest & Co §
An tiasv Shave and a
First  Class  Hair Cul   »3   O
You'r Next
The Cranbrook
Barber Shop	
W. E. DcVol, Prop.
jt j* Cranbrook Hotel
Berilhlnj New, Neat and Up-fo-Date
liiae Mc a Call.
My Work Is My Advertisement.
G. W. Grimmett
Will open a
About April 15 next
Rates, $2.00 per day.
Short orders day and night
Commercial Hotel.....
Baker Street, Cranbrook, B. C.
Conducted on the European Plan
Best  Wines and   Liquors  at  the  Bar
Heine; a pracllcnl man 1 am in a position
lo give ynu first claes service.	
I am yours icspectfully
Jeweler and Optician
Ute nf Toronto
Contractor •«•> Builder
H. L. Cummins, C. B.      .
POUT si'liKl.i:,  i  , iiinrisii (ioi.ir.MDtA
Physician and Surgeon.
CRANBROOK,    :::::;   II. G.
Those contnninliitliiu Imllillni: will ilo well to let
uu' llnuiu on tlio contraels.
Cranbrook, British Columbia
I     LOCAL   NOTES     1
ii *
Picked  Up About  the City   by  Asking
Questions n Many  People.
It Li time to olefin u|j tin* streets.
I.. Ltverinuin litu niurnod to Qascatlo City.
James Greer Is iiavhu, lilseottsgd pointed.
K. A, I'ras-r, ol j tflela, waa in town yagtanlay*
William Doble refcrneil Friday nii-iit from
lioln-n Kvmis ami Wilt?, or Mai-lcwl, were In
town yesterday.
Ma Molnoet ii-fi for Parole, Macleott ami Ual-
gary laat Tuesday,
III. Wall ami U, A. ffltO f Port Steele, were
in town Bahinlay,
l'. J. Smyth, of the Moylo Leader, was in town
\V 0 jnesilay iii-jht,
Walter Van Ars-lalen, t>r Port Steele, vtsitfil
Craabroof last week,
.1. .relator, who will be stntl I in Cranbrook
us road master, arrived lust nii'iit.
,i. M Ileilloy letiirtiiHi Monday aftor sjn'ialinn
Km:or witli iii** brother in Nalson.
Ci iiiritctur Grant tm \v t. Hold's house well
under way, and lt will be eoui|doted next weok,
Tom Welliinin aril Harry Itelneinun liiivti returned frum utrlji to ilie Windermere country,
Hanker Koe|), nf Foit .Steele, wai In town
Tuesday un Ills rut urn from tlie Hmiiulary country,
James llyiiii, uf the Crailbrook liotel, and William t iu lm, o| Foil .Steele, visited Siiokanu tills
Mra. W. Ross ami Mrs. V.. M. Bdwatils, nt Fort
Steele, were visiting Lraubrouk [fiends Munday
ami Tuosday.
.1. 0, Cruine, minaker of tbe Winnipeg braneli
ot tlie Toronto Type Foundry company, was in
town last evening,
Tlio l-ast Kootenay lintel, since T. T. itlelianls
assumed charge, la coming tu the front as It
mighty Rood house,
Fathers Coooolo und Welch outdated at tlio
dedication of Uie new cailmilc ohuioh at Penile
uu Master Sunday.
WH'lain Ross, the well known nolloltor, was In
town yesterday. Mr. items Is kept busy with bis
rapidly iih-ieasio • \i raetice.
The service next sumiay evenliiK In the Kims
eliureli wl 1 take tho form of a mimk rfervloa,
based uiion hi-rims Progress
I'arrutt li rot hers arc ready for business hi tliu
eed ami proiitiau line, liavin,- completed their
liiilldln-Uiiil lllleil it Wit i slock.
Pur two or three weeks W. P, Ttttc will open
up a h atoll iv pal rim; business in tho Aiken
liliu-k until tlie lilldini; ndji-ltilu-*; the Craiibruok
1mli-l is i'uiii|ileliil.
J. W. II. Smyllie, manager of tliu Hank of
Commerce, Ims been on the sick list with it bad
cold ami a sllj-hi billlnus attack,
Charles .Mitchell has bis restaurant In running
order now all I Is doing a good business. It Is
located Ilrst door smith of Tlie Herald ollice.
Wilt. iJiaktro will return from Wardner and
take charge of tiie Craithnuk ollice of tho Knils-
i'1'ii tolegranh line, which has been eoinplctflJ to
thi-i point,
The norvlco t'.l tliu MUslon church were largely attended last Sunday, Father Hliorer olllcla*
ted and three services were held durluj' the day.
Quito u number of crnubrook peoplo visited the
Mission during the day,
Percy Irving returned from Seattle Monday
night, lie says iluu Gl li. Small ts reaiivvring
rapidly, and will start for homo soon by the way
of Vancouver lUldtloldon,
Wi P, Tate, Uie Jeweler, Is In town making arrangements for moving his Jewelry business to
Cranorook. Mr. Iuto wllloponup a full stock
id liis alidlty as a jeweler is well known.
Mr. tlranger, who had iho mall contract be-
t ween lb Idea uud Port Steele, was in lown .Saturday. Goorgfl Qeary has the contract now,
stavtin' on his ilrst irin Saturday,
ltev. l'rociuiier, of Port Steele, came over
Tuesday lo uttend the vestry mei-tin - of the
OlltirehofEunland. iiwlug tu tho Illness of.I.
\V, 11. smythe tho meeting was positioned.
W. T. Held left iiicsday morning for Macleod
to meet liis family, and tli -y all returned last
Ulght. They will occupy rooms with Mr, and
Mrs. Prest until their new* home on Itaker bill Is
Prest & Co. will open their pbotogra pliic studio
Monday. Air. Prest thoroughly understands
ids business, and Ims an equipment that U not
excelled in the province. Ah of his work will he
lhe best.
Mr. Stephens, of the O, I'. H. land department
wo* In town lasl Friday gelling supplies fur his
purly al Kdwards lake, near the boundary line,
lie Is locating corners of O, P, It. blocks 111 the
Kootenay vulley,
j. Leask, tha tailor, has anew advertisement
In this issue.   Mr. Leask Is mall ig acreat rep
utatlon In Cranbrook and surrounding towns as
a tailir who duals In good goods aud makes
su ts that liu   Head what he has to say.
I'ruf. Hurley, tlie cmlicmt Knglisli authority,
says thai twelve ounces of Impurities should be
thrown ml from the human skin every twenty-
four hours, 'ihls cuu bo dono only by sweat
baths, to be bail at Mc Par lane's harbor sli ip.
Thc rooms ou i lie second Iloor of (he Mcliini-s
block have been plastered an I will soon bo
ready for use. Tbey aru handsome apartments
uml will form a part of thu Cosmopolitan hotel,
George (Joldlog had charge of the work aud it
Is Hi sl elass in every respect.
The Macleod Advance is n n*w paper that hns
just seen lhe light of dny.   It is u daisy in up-
psaranco. full of news, ami Ims such a good ap*
pcarauce that li gives rise to the suspicion thai
It will proven "white man's burden" 11 the publishers keep up the pace lhey have set.
Frank Haukin, so well known along llio Crow
as a member o[ Uie engineering corps at various
points, 1ms resigned unit i-oiic to Warduer to
lake charge ot Ihu Port Steele Mercantile company's store at lhat place. Mr. It -nklu is a man
of ability, nud he Is sure to make a success lu
bis new departure.
A.change bus been made lu the Port Sleele
llrcwlug company, uud the nailiooflllfl llrm Is
now Hick. Williams & Co. Mr. Wllllflfni Is from
Trail, and Is also nsnolAtod with W. T. Knake In
soveral enterprise*.   Ilu Is a hustler, ami Mr.
sick is a brewer of ability, with tlielr magnificent plant lhey will give lo thu | pie of South
Fast Kootenay a brand of beer that will be uu-
Ult Saturday was Ihe list of April nud the
iluy wits taken ailvautaiie of by several practical
jokers In town lo enjoy In some marry pranks,
Aud one of lhe best was tin ■.'"■ rem piece that
was nailed to tliu Iloor at tlm Commercial hole).
Many men saw two drinks In sight, only to meet
wiih sad disappointment when {(lis quarter rc-
ftifaed to "loosen."
p. McConnell of liolorAlnei. Man., arrived in
Crnnhrook Monday evening. Mr. aMcCounell
represents .1. A, Anderson K t 'o„ whotemle commission merchants of Winnipeg, ami has purchased the bakery of s. ll. Kyro, Jffhloll will he
occupied la nbout three tveeks by his llrm wilh
a full lino of farm piuiluee, mealsand provisions.
The bal.ei y will also tie continued In connection
with llielr oilier business.
A meeting of the Indies of the congregation
was held In Knox church yesterday nfteriioon
nnd tt was decided to form a Ladles" Aid society.
Tho regular meetings of the society will be held
on the Ilrst Wednesday In each mouth, Tho
following officers were elected: President, Mrs,
liremner; vice president. Mrs. Vandecar; secretary-treasurer. Mis. Kicker j en lice I ors for threo
mouths, Mrs. McMiiUed, .Mrs. (ireer, Mrs. (Iran
und Mrs, Wilson,
Kaslo Koolenalan: Captain Miller, of tho
sternum* North Mar, plying between Port Steele
and Jointing"!. Moul., was In Kaslo yotterday.
The eapiain Is talking of building a hull here and
Ulllug ll with tlie machinery of ihu Itul 11, which
wus wrecked last year In the rapid* of the upper
river.  When compl d it la understood Jtho
boat .will ply on llousur lake ami the upper
"Hob" Hi iw, or the ticary livery barn, objects
to the rflpOI't Hut', he Is t mining u lodging tlOUSC,
TllO Oilier mvralng when he vvent to the barn,
two stalls wore packed with men who pad failed
to register, bnt did not forget to pick up all Ihe
best blankets aud robes in the burn for bed
clothing. "Hob" says that he has a gun loaded
wttii Rumples or nuartz kindly loaned by Hurry
Mellon, an I that he will give the next contingent
of lodgers a warm welcome.
Lev. Hall, who hits in a i iu charge of the 1'res-
bytorian church since its organisation lu tins
city, will leave next wee\ for Winnipeg to attend
Uo- Manitoba college. The people of cranbrook
Will regret to sec Mr. Ball depart. Ho Is an
honest, slneare christian gentleman, with the
love or mankind in his bean nml charity [or
human weakmss.   Ile has been a good clti/.en,
a willing friend, and bard worker in tlm Lord's
vineyard.   The Herald wishes him success, and
llOpOS llial h is successor may be eipin ly as popular.   Preachers like tlov. Ball are scarce.
Messico is Discharged bul is Arrested
Again as an
Cranbrook is the Natural Center
for all in the Valley.
Mr. C R. Watson, of the engineering
Btaff of tlie Kootenay & Northwest railway company., has been in Craubrook
tUe past week making up his surveying
parly ami arranging   for supplies.    Mr.
Watson represents an English syndicate
that is going to build a Hue north from
the Boundary line to Windermere and
Golden. To a representative of The
Herald Mr. Watson stated thnt lie was
waiting for instructions from his company, aud under the circumstances could
say little or nothing for publication at
this time. It is expected, however, that
the season will be devoted to making
preliminary surveys from Cranbrook
north, und possibly from Cranbrook
The Golden Hra, of last week, speaking of Mr. Watson's departure for Cranbrook, says: "Mr, Watson has left Golden for Craubrook, aud it .has been determined to start tlie survey of the liue
from tlmt point ami work north. Mr.
Watson thinks it likely the company
will also build from Cranbrook.1'
It is understood that thc company represented by Mr. Watson is anxious to
reach Windermere with Ihe road as soou
us possible, to get at the ore from the
mines iu that district, and that is one ol
the principal reasons why they will build
Irom Craubrook. And then, it li recog
uized by railroad men that Cranbrook is
so loeuted tlmt it is the natural tradeum!
business center, ami that railroads building in this valley will naturally secure
connection with this point.
Tbe Norlb Star Branch.
Yesterday uml today the annual stockholders* meeting of the C. 1'. K. if being
held, and action will be taken on the
question of building the branch to the
North Star nud Sullivan mines. It was
stated this week by a railway oflicial who
should kuow, that there was uo longer
any doubt but thut the branch would be
built this summer, aud furthermore tbat
it would be built from Cranbrook,
The Time  For  Enforcing  Strict  Sanitary
Regulations Has Arrived.
Cranbrook, naturally is a clean looking town, but where there is uo garbage
system in force the accumulations of
filth during a long wiuter is far greater
thou one would suppose. The Herald
asked Dr. King, who is well informed ou
the conditions and is also a member ot
tbe local health board, what he thought
should be done.
"The people of Cranbrook should protect themselves by a thorough cleaning-
up of their premises. There is an im*
mense amount of refuse matter scattered
ubout, and if it should he left to decay in
the town, it would uudoubtediy breed a
great deal of sickness."
The warm weather is now near at
hand and The Herald is of tbe opii ion
that the citizens of Cranbrook should
take action at once to protect themselves. About nearly every bouse in the
town is a dump pile that if allowed to
cook uud sweat iu tbe bot suu would
breed enough sickness to fill every hospital iu the Kootenays und keep the
grave digger busy. It is a question tbat
direclly effects every resident of tbe
town, uml just as soou as it is possible
for the work tu be doue, immediate action should be taken. There should be
no discrimination or favor shown, aud
tbe law ofthe province,which isextreme-
ly severe ou sanitary matters, should be
strictly enforced. Proper precautions
now will save much sickness later in tbe
season. Let every man see to it that his
yard is thoroughly cleaned, and kept
Pits for closets can he used, and as for
garbage, it has beeu suggested tbat a
strong barrel or box witb holes for the
passage of water, might be placed over a
hole six or eight feet deep, for dumping
of kitchen slops, The water would soak
in the ground, nud all the vegetable
mutter would be retained in the barrel
for curling to the dumping ground.
Result of the Preliminary Examination of the Men Charged with
the Murder of Edward Ryan.
Magistrates I.aidlaw nnd Hutchison
convened court at 2 o'clock this ufter-
noon nnd submitted their decision.
They held that there was sufficient evidence to hold Felix Paste on the charge
of murdering Edward Ryan on the night
ot tlie 27th of March, but that the evidence adduced was not enough to bold
Mike Messico ou the same charge, and
his release was ordered, Chief Hullock-
Webster immediately re-arrested Messico on the charge of being au accessory
after the fact, ou tbe grounds that lie
had conspired to aid Paste iu bis escape.
He {had a second hearing on the new
charge this afternoon and was held. Hoth
men will he taken to Nelson to await
the assi/.es which meet on May 31.
A Fierce Battle With One of tbe Monsters
Near Crows Neil.
A mountain Hon bad been purloining
everything in sight at tbe building occupied by A. Sheltou, taking ah especial
fancy for chickens. He was sighted Inst
Wednesday afternoon by Alike McNa-
mara, who gave tbe alarm. All the
available weapons ir Crows Neat were
brought up and A. Good, arti^td with au
axe, I. Cramp, u club, J. Hart, an American bulldog pistol, M. McNamara, an
axe, started in pursuit und s<* n came up
with the animal wl j bad t .nit-d a', bay
In a dem-! grcwtL of m. l.rbru .. A
few shots were fired to drive him out in
tbe opening, but this not proving effective, all advanced to the attack. The
tion sprang at A. Gorv , but a well directed blow front the axe put him hors
de combnt. The skin will in future
adorn the Crows Ne3t dining ball,
By Ibe Way'
Have  you   used  GcV   ''ortb's  Tea?
livery package guarantu
I        Fort Sthklk mki. •.*• hum Co,
The Preliminary Hearing.
LaFl Friday word was received front
Constable llarnes that he hud captured
Paste and Messico at J;Ik river crossing,
and that night he returned with both
prisoners and turned them over to Constable Morris, The next morning the
preliminary examination opened before
Magistrates Laidlaw aud Hutchison,
with .Solicitor Harvey appearing for the
defendants, and Mr. Uullock»Websler,
chief of provincial constables for the
Kootenays, iu charge for the Crowu.
Thc first witness called was Damion
Alfonse, whose testimony was al>out the
same as given at the inquest, and repeated that Paste said, ''I shot the tuau. I
pay." He identified the revolver found
in Paste's overcoat as the one he bad
seen Paste have several times.
V. Alfonse swore that Paste had said
that if he bad made trouble he could
pay for it.
William Mansfield told of bis row with
the Italians, and said that Paste was tbe
man be bad hit with the poker,
John Jeusen, car inspector, testified to
seeing a man iu the center ofthe track
on the main line at 12 o'clock Monday
night, who was holding a revolver iu bis
hand. According to bis best judgment
he believed Paste resembled the man.
The court then adjourned until Wed*
nesday at 10 a.m. and the prisoners were
taken to Fort Steele until tbat time.
The court re-convened at the appoint
ed time, and W. A. Matheson was the
first witness called. He repeated the
story given at tbe iuquest, going a little
more into detail. He said he could not
swear positively that Messico was tbe
man witb whom he had fought, but believed he was.
Dr. King, who performed the postmortem operation, presented his report
which was duly sworn to. On cross examination be stated lhat he did not believe, considering the location and ap-
peaiance of the wound, and tbe fact that
the clothes were not scorched, that the
man committed suicide.
Jennie Howard, tbe keeper of tbe
bouse in which Matheson and Mansfield
were at the time of tbe trouble, testified
to about the same facts presented by the
two men.
Carl Webber, a piano player at Nettie
McDowell's place, testified to bearing
the shots and seeing several men quarrelling near the freight shed.
Nettie McDowell testified to bearing
the quarrelling near the freight shed.
Sbe saw two men together and one a
short distance away, white another not
in view, was cursing the single man who
replied in Italian, and kept walking in
direction of tbe voice.
Tbe most important testimony was
tbat given by Constable llarnes. Alter
telling of tbe chase and capture of tbe
prisoners, be said tbat the next morning
while at Klko. be bad a talk with them.
Messico told him he wanted a lawyer ami
said he didn't shoot tbe man, but tbat
Paste ditl the (mooting, Paste said,
"Yes, I shot the man." Theu he took a
broom and showed how Man-field ha
sirin'k bim over tbe head and face, and
said he whs under a car wheu he fired
tbe fatal shot. He also admitted tbat
tbe coat and revolver found near thein
when captured, were his.
Mr. Holbrook, storekeeper at Klko,
testified to Messico being the man who
bad purchased tbe food and shoes.
F. K. Morris, provincial constable for
Cranbrook, testified to his work on the
night ofthe murder.
The court was then adjourned to wait
the arrival of tbe train from the east to
get the testimony of Kngineer Robertson
and Fireman Mooney.
teen minutes, but never spoke after falling.
The charges were read lo the prisoners
aud tbey were a**ked through the interpreter what tbey had to say. Messico said: "I have nothing lo say as I
never do anything." Paste, after some
talk with tbe interpreter) said he had
nothing to say.
The magistrates took lhe case under
advisement until 2 o'clock today.
How Constable llarni's and Harry McVittle
Kuunil ilie Prisoners.
When Constable Barnes  learned on
Wednesday morning of last week that
Paste and Messico had none east, he secured the assistance of Harry McVittie,
and catching a freight tram started for
Wardner, Tbey bad .in order from
Roadmaster Biickson for a handcar
from the section men wlieu one was
needed. Arriving at Warduer they secured warrants fiom Magistrate Denny
and boarded a freight tor Jaffray, They
beard of their men two or three places
along the road, and wheu they arrived
at Jaffray they attempted to catch a log
train that was just pulling up the hill.
A futile run was made up tlie track, but
the train gained too rapidly and they
bad to give it up. After considerable
persuasioh they succeeded In inducing
the section men at Jaffray to take them
to Klko. The pull was a hard oue and
both Barnes aud McVittle were worn out
by the hard work. About three miles of
Klko they told the section men they
could go back, and leaving the car they
started to make tbe real of their journey
on foot. Keeping their eyes open they
soon discovered the tracks of two men
iu tbe light snow that had fallen the
nlghl before, and followed them iuto
Klko, where they arrived about Siya tbat
night. The tracks led ihem ti-jlu up to
a store, ami tbete tbey found that the
men had bought provisions and left.
Stopping there tint night, they secured
B team and driver the tte\t morning and
started 011 tb? track which led them to-
ard the Klk river crossing. Il was
evident that the fugitives were unacquainted with the country as the trails
separated al places and then would come
together again later ou. But Barnes and
McVittie never lost sight of the hacks
although at times it was hard work and
dlffcult to keep the driver posted as to
iheir whereabouts. Finally both trails
joined in the road ayaiu and then it was
easy sailing until lhey reached tbe river.
Heie tbey found the men, standing
naked, shivering over a (ire where they
were drying their clothes. They had
tried to ford the river but yot in the
wrong place, and lhe depth and current
fri-a-hteued them. They had given it up,
ami were drying their ciothes when surprised by the officers, They offered no
resistance when placed under arrest.
Paste's overcoat, which contained the
revolver, was lying several yards away.
On searching the n,en about $200 iu
money was found secreted iu their clothing. The return trip to Kiko wasjmade,
and that night they attended a dance at
Geo. Hoggarth's hotel, and all lhe people in the country were there. Tbe
next day they boarded Conductor Williams' train and arrived iu Cranbrook
about 9:30 p.m.
Gate tbe "Kid" Three Months.
William Mansfield, the young man lor
whom tbe ballet was intended, was arraigned Monday morning and given a
three months sentence for vagrancy.
He will be taken to Nelson for confinement.
The Annual Meetin-j of thc Presbyterian
Conjrei;stion Vai Meld Last Week.
At a congregational meeting held in
the Presbyterian church last week, th
name of Knox church was given to the
church. At the same meeting a report
ofthe board of managers was read, covering the past six months, showing that
the progress made in all directions ofthe
church woik was decidedly encouraging.
Since the opening of the church in December the attendance has been steadily
increasing. Las'. Sunday fully 115 were
present at the service, and there were
forty-one present, including officers and
teachers, at the Sabbath school. The
report revealed the fact that jfelS have
been raised since September for building, furnishings and running expenses,
but it also pointed out lhe fact that there
was a considerable arrearage in the missionary's salary, ami a committee consisting of .Messrs. A. Moffat. J. Bremner,
J. Brown, j, Oreer, A, D, Oram, VL Mc*
Barcbern and W. B. McFarlane were appointed io deal with this matter, Any
person wishing to contribute to this fund
is requested to band the amount to one
of these genlUmi-n. Me srs. Moffat,
Hreinuer, Keid, W, ll Mi I'arlane and
M. Mclnnes were elected a board of
management, and at a subsequent meeting Mr. Mclnnes was appointed chairman and Mr. Moffat, secretary-treasurer.
iieli-o, There!
Have  you   used   (ioldsworlh's   Tea?
Every package guaranteed.
Port Stkki.k Mi;ki:antii.k Co.
Close ol the Essminallon.
The closing session of the examination
convened at 11 o'clock last night. C.
M. Kdwards gave expert testimony ou
the bullet extracted from Ryan's body
showing why it was without a doubt fired
from the revolver owned by Paste.
John M. Robertson, engineer on No.
127, testified tbat be and his fireman
were washing up ou the engine when
he Heard a shot, and looking out snw a
mnn stagger about ten feet aud fall.
Ile went over and examined the body,
but fouud nothing in the man's hand
but a pipe.   The man lived about eigb-
A Fine Piece of Work.
James II. Greer, the contractor and
builder, has just completed a bar for tbe
Commercial hotel that is a masterpiece
of fine work. Il is of natural pine, with
panels especially selected for tiie purpose, and finished in oil as it is, presents a most attractive appearance. Mr.
Greer has been turning out some fine
work of late, and has many contracts on
band, He finds it necessary to employ
a large force of men to keep even with
his work, and the secret of his success ia
the fact that his work is always done
(iood Morning!
Have you used C-ohlsworlh's- Tea f
Kvery package guaranteed.
Pour Sti.ku. Ni.kca.ntim, Co, THE INTERNA TION Al?
>    VvXfHi»\iin,  tmiTiisu   e-ou-fliniA     '
X^piiih   nt   --ln^a'ripHun  l-ivarislrfv   in   ml vi
Six   Mr-mi-**     •■.-».
AilverU/lur ruti-a  IuiiiIhIhU on
IJS-'l-BKNA'nO.NAt,    I'lUNTINil
cu.. _pe
Bpaln'a uHttnate conclusion Is likely
to bi- that Columbus made a. great nils*
In nny event the Spanish, having
evicted Minister Woodford, cuu claim
thoy "tired" tbe first big gum
General Grant's grandson serving on
General B-ltshugh Lee's Btafl! ludlcatos
that oue war Is over, iinyhow.
it may be Illiterate generally speaking, bul Spain is going to collaborate
in writing some remarkable pnges of
Victor Hugo Bald: "Every mnn Is the
son of bis own Invention," If Victor
wus right in*. Galling, of Olevelaud,
must be 11 sou of il gill).
Spain richly deserves punishment, of
course, but we doubt whether she really deserves »ueii treatment ns tbe
American newspaper poets are giving
her now.
One of the Hhode Island chiii-i-hes
bus performed ihe astonishing feat of
gelling through with a "pie supper"
containing fourteen varieties of pis,
Think of linking religion uml Indigos*
The Greek scholar Drogatsls Is convinced ibtit he hus discovered tho grave
or Thetulstoclos. Should hu be mistaken he will have committed a grave
error, and, to a certain extent, put himself lu the hole.
Tho Philadelphia Ledger bends nn
editorial "Ambassador Hay's Loudon
Address," and 'then, Instead of telling
where tbe ambassador  Uvea,   quotes
from one of his BpeechCS.   Is this treating the public fairly?
elude- nothing harder than simple mathematics, and previous experience   is
not ess,-mini us in the case of the navy.
The Ledger thinks tlml su.-h Qgures Indicate u  degree of physical    slntiilutl
among thu applicants so low thai   it
Should engage (he lltlentlnli of scientific students. The only cousolntlon it
can offer Is that "it Is n»i Improbable
(tint many of the applicants were of the
sort that huve fulled lo meet the physical requirements of ordinary trades
nud Industries."
The recent request mnde by the president of the University of Chicago for
un additional $5,000,000 io be udded lo
its endowment fuuds shows how rosily
ii thing ii grent university Is. This in-
BtltUtlon Is one of tho youngest of the
groat schools of the couutry; it bus
ready received lu endowments nl
$12,000,000, but yet there Is nu unt
deficiency of something like $200,000,
which Is not provided for nnd has to Uo
raised Imiit outside sotitves. To pro-
Vide for ihls about $5,000,000 more
should be lidded lo the revenue .producing funds of ihe Institution. The
University of Chicago Is not in this ro-
Kp(vt uu exception to tho general rule
In this country, It coats over $1,000,000
iinuuiilly to run llarvurd University
uml Its endowment Is about $!i,(MHl,<HM).
\nle bus funds aggregating $4,582,000,
nml yet lhe Institution is poor nud Is
ulwuys pressed for ndequato funds to
carry on Us educational work. Columbia, In the city or New York, hns $0,-
■niii.ui.il in funds, but it Is restricted hi
each of Its departments by lack of monoy, Some of the other universities lu
this country having largo productive
funds nre:   Cornell, New York, $0,800,-
000; tiininl, Pennsylvania, $15,210,000;
Johns Hopkins, Maryland, $8,000,000;
Leland Stanford Jr., California, $.*.,*
500,000; Northwestern, Illinois, $2,405,-
000; Tufts, Massachusetts, $1,700,000;
Uulverslly of Peuusylvnnla, $2,422,000
Yiimlerbllt University, $1,100,000, nnd
Wesleyan University, $1,172,000. Tb
iiuinber of schools wilh endowments of
less than $1,000,000 uro to bo counted
by the score.
A Vienna authority sweetly remarks
tbut "ll must not be forgotten thut the
niceties of European diplomacy are entirely lost lu dealing with such a peoplo
as the AmorlcanB," 11 musl uot he fur-
gotten, either, tbnt the Americana are
not lying awake ut night on lhat account.
"Y«t, Mr. Billings—thc Mowsway has
saved the Chartered Company of South
Africa £250,000 nnd a Staunch, seaworthy ship. Vou will Uud thut the
company knows how to lie grateful."
Ami grateful, indeed, the eomptiuy
proved Itself to tie. A month later
(while Hillings nnd hla gang were
awaiting trial for attempted piracy lu
the Cape Town Jail) Dick Hurley waa
shaking his father's wasted hand lu the
new hospital at Salisbury. The surveyor's recovery from a lingering fever
wus greatly accelerated, you mny be
sure, by ihe news that the Chartered
Company had rewarded by a position of
ti ust uml honor the timely action of
tbu quondam Btowaway uu the omy
Bon,—utica Globe,
Occasionally tbe Havana papers find
time enough lo Indulge hi humor eif a
rare quality. Tbat Havana editor whn
explained to tils renders that "General
Leu left Huvnuii because ho wuh ton
cowardly to rotnalu longer" will experience no dlllicully In getting 11 good Job
011 Tuck ut* Judge Just as soon ua the
uiipleiisniiiness is over.
A hundred years ngo untlons wenl
Inlo war lu 11 leisurely sort of wny.
There were no telegraph wires, no en-
bles, no raptd-flra guns, no tremendous
engines of wur, no nrmor-belled ships,
Bclcuce ims changed tho whole aspect
of wur. The fate *>f battles bangs today upon tho quick eye, the* prompt decision, tbe llgbtnlngllko rapidity of execution with which the now uppllaucss
of warfare are employed.
The South Is receiving high praise
from the Northern press for the unanimity with whleh lis Senators nud
Representatives voted for the $50,000,-
000 npproprlatlon for nntlonul defense.
The South Is the most Interesting purt
of this country. It hns more Inherent
poetry uud romance than nil the rest
of the laud put together; Its history
contains lhe most Impressive drnma of
modern times, and It hns produced
statesmen nnd soldiers as grent ns any
In the English-speaking world since
William the Conqueror.
There Is a disposition lo regard Texas
ns one of the very backward States hi
the Union. This Impression mny, hi
some respects, bo nol altogether Incorrect, Hut In many either respects Texas
bus made progress. Especially In regard to popular morality ami In the
maintenance of law and order the State
of tho lone stttr la creating a record
that some Northern and Eastern Stntes
might Imitate with credit to themselves. Some years ago the administration of criminal Justice lu Texas wns
principally in tho hands of the lynch
law courts, Great outrages were perpetrated In the nnme of humanity demanding redress for brutal crimes. But
Boclcty did not get better. The rule of
violence did not bring pence ami obo-
dlence to law. The men of advanced
thought und (he friends of social order
hi Texas found that In many Instances
—perhaps tn most cases In public violence—the peace ofllcer of the county or
city or town, as the case might be,
made no effort nt effectual resistance
when u mob attempted to take 11 prisoner out eif his bunds for the execution of summary popular justice. It
was thou thought that If officers
charged with the custody of prisoners
were held to n closer accountability for
the prisoners lu their care Hie rule of
violence might be brought to au end or
at tenet restrained, The Texas Legislature, therefore, passed a law whleh
perpetually disqualified feu* office—In
effect disfranchised—any sheriff, deputy, constable, police ofllcer or Jailer who
Bhould permit a prisoner io he taken oui
of his hands by a mob feu- lynching
purposes. It in a matter of official record that since the enactmout of this
law not a single lynching case hns occurred In the State.
The arguments against the wearing
of the feathers of song birds In bonnets
are sufficiently strong and sufficiently
numerous without resorting to such a
statement ns tbnt made by ltev. Hugh
O. Pentecost, In n recent sermon, that,
"If God hud meant women to wear
feathers ho would have mado feathers
grow on them." Jnst as well might It
be aald, "if (it>il hud meant people to
tvenr clot lies he woiilel hnve made
clothes ou Ihem." ltut a logical absurdity or lwo may bo forgiven when
one who Is doing effective work against
tho useless slnugbtor of the birds.
That travel toward Alaska Is fulling
off Is ;m established fact, and people
are trying lo account for It, one reason given Is the wur with Spain, It Is
far from being acceptable.   When a
mun 1 mill's Inoculated with the gold
fever he is noi likely lo stay at homo
for the purpose of shoilllng feir llie old
flag, nor give up the prospect of n fortune so as to lie enn bled to get n slush
from uu unfriendly machete, It Is not
difficult io understand, however, that
the stories of death along the northern
trulls, of starvation and frost, nnd tho
gloomy reports e>f those who vainly
sought to win glittering plenty there,
mighi cosily lemi to check the malady
uml ut Inst clear the system entirely of
the fever microbes.
Government bonds have fallen lomo-
What slue'c tin- Muluc disaster, but thla
does not iiit*iiu that Ihe public supplies
the Lulled Stales would be bi'Uten In 11
■war with Spain, snys the St. Louis
Globo-Domoernt. Neither does It mean
timt the Government's credit Is lowered. One of the things tt means is
that many Investors believe a war
would bring siie*h a demand for money
that a higher rate of Interest for It
could be bad thnn Government bonds
provide. Hence there Is 11 disposition,
on the part of mnny holders of bonds,
to sell iu order to be prepared to take
advantage of tlio expected urgent de
maud for money lu various enterprises,
governmental aud othor, nnd to get the
higher mie of Interest, which ihey look
for. This tendency to Bell .semis bonds
The wisdom and unwisdom of self-
repression   Is   carefully   weighed   by
Mary E. Baldwin, lu n paper on "Safely
Valves in Homo Life,"  In which she
contends that n high pressure life culls
for some protective measures, and the
woman who engages mlml nml heart hi
her purpose, even though she may nol
be classed among public workers, Instinctively  seeks   her   safety  valves,
These are peculiar to her Individuality,
uml suit, as she Imagines, her needs;
but sometimes they nre not   chosen
wisely, nud arc overused.   The Intense
nature, with the greatest need for letting off stenm,  Is the one  who  will
muke the mistake in this direction, The
home of such a womnn Is often a place
whero tragedy is frequently enacted,
lier nervous system, wrought up to 11
point bordering upon frenzy, her mental and physical energies following Its
lend, there comes n moment when the
strain must be relieved or mind and
body will both give way.   It Is not uu
easy thing to acquire Hie habit of withholding   the worst from   the dearest
friend, and showing him only the best;
but It Ih possible wheu  the henrt  Is
right nnd the purpose bus even n germ
of strength.  One brave, gentle woman
confided to a friend her experience in
trying to relieve Ihe tension of mind
iiutl spirit without giving discomfort lo
those whom she loved.   Her piano be-
COUIO her abiding friend whenever she
felt the need of lotting herself down
from a tiw> highly Wrung condition. She
played off her feeling**: and gradually
became culm. The woman wlih mental
resources, ntul wlih wise discrimination, will learn to choose her safety
valves with reference to the comfort
and peace of the borne, nnd wfll thur
find  a  gain  lu  self-respect
strength of will.
RING him up," snid lhe skipper,;
tersely. They dragged hlm up
the companion lnddor according*
ly—a shrinking, ragged lad, his pale
face pinched with dnys of hunger, his
hiiukeii eyes scanning those artmnd bim
as do the eyes of captive animals.
"H'm!" remarked the skipper, "So
you're the stowaway! Nice looking
young gentlemnn, too. Never did a
stroke 0' work In your life, I'll he
bound. Never mind. We'll see If wu
can't make you.   Eh, Mr. Billings?"
The flrst male grinned. His grin wns
an eloquent one, and the boy shuddered
us he saw It,
"How did you flud hlm, Mr. Hillings?" continued the skipper,
"Behind one of the cotton bales, sir,"
the mate replied. "He had an old mutton bone, wilh the ment all gnawed off.
Provisions, 1 suppose, for the voyage."
"Provisions, eh? Well, It's precious
fow provisions he'll get aboard this
ship unless he works for them. Pity
we're out su far, or we might put hlm
For the flrst timo the stowaway
Please, don't put me ashore," he
cried, "Anything hut thnt. I must go
to Cape Town, and I'm more than willing to work iny way."
"Shut up!" snarled lite mate, emphasizing his remark by a tug at the
stowaway's ear. "Who gave you
leave to talk, I'd like to know? Shut
up, and hark to what the captain says,"
"What's your name, and where d'ye
come from?" demanded the captain,
notebook ln huml.
Tremblingly the boy replied that he
was Dick Hurley, bile of thc Tenterden
grammar school; that his father, a
widower, had left hlm behind in England, while he went lo South Africa
as assistant surveyor on the new Mat-
abelelaud Rallwny line; that nothing
had been heard from that kindly father
for a year or more, and lastly, that,
compelled 10 leave school on account of
uu'inlti lulls, he luul resolved lo go to
South Africa and llnd his missing parent.
"And so you thought to steal a passage on tbe Only Sou of Portsmouth ?"
Bah) the skipper.
"I was refused a berth by every other ship," pleaded the boy. "They said
I looked too weak to work."
"Weak or not, you've got to work
aboard the Only Son," suld the first
male; "hasn't be, sir?"
The skipper nodded,
"That's correct, Mr. Billings," he answered.    "If he doesn't want to pay
for his passage, try hlm with the rope's
"Aye, aye, sir."
And again Hillings grinned eloquently ns he led the boy forward.
A quiet, elderly gentleman who had
been watching these proceedings uow
stepped forward.
"Don't hurt him, Mr. Billings," he
said,   "lie's only a child, you know
"Captain's orders, sir," answered the
male, giving Dick Hurley's ear uu extra tweak,
The skipper laughed.
"Don't you waste any sympathy on
that youngster," he exclaimed. "We
can't afford to have any useless, white-
handed stowaways aboard a vessel that
carries £250,000 to thc Chartered Company. How do you know, my dear Mr.
Lancelot, that yonder boy Is not the
Bpy of some high-sea robbers, put on
board to find out about the money?"
The mnn addressed as Lancelot looked grave.
"True," he snid, "lhey did thluk ln
London that nn attempt might be mnde
to rob the ship. ♦ * • But still, this
mere boy—"
"I've seen 'mere boys' ere now, Mr.
Lancelot, that were old men In crime.
Tako my advice ami leave the stowaway to my first officer."
At fhls moment a shrill cry of pain,
followed by another, ami another, came
from  the lower deck.
"What's thnt?" cried Mr. Lancelot.
The captain of thc Only Son of Portsmouth put his   notebook,   cimtaiuing
stored, nnd not hi preventing venture*
senue Utile, stowaways from being
Bruised and stiff, Dick Hurley lay
curled up between a seuiuau'a chest
anil the forecastle bulkhead. One of
the deck hands had taken pity mi him
and thrown a piece of tarpaulin over
his aching shoulders. Thus hu lay
completely hidden so that the men on
the )url>ourd watch, who had Just
turned in after four hours' wrestling
with wind and water, knew nothing of
his presence,
"What became of the stowaway,"
asked one of these worthies.
"Jumped overboard, I expect," answered another, "Billings gave him
'whatfor,' I can tell you. I must say
I don't understand why ho wanted to
wnllop the poor little wretch."
A chuckle ran around the forecastle.
"Why, you donkey," cried tho man
who hnd flrst spoken, "Billings   Just
ami    hi
Astonishing disclosure's ns to tht! difficulty of securing recruits feir ihe army
were made by ihe Philadelphia Ledger.
SmtioiiH luul been opened in ihat city,
and one ilnv Km applicants were ex-
uuilncd. Only four of the 1(H) could
puss the test and were accepted. Thou-
snuds of mon have offered to enlist In
Philadelphia sim-t' the war begun, but
only 11 small proportion of them have
been accepted, all thc rest having been
turned uwuy on account of mental or
physical disability, principally the iut
Ier, sluee the mental requirements lu
Mrs. Green (who thinks of hiring)-
But? Is the girl honest? Can t*he be
trusted? Mrs. Brown (the girl's former
mistress)—Vou need not be In tbe least
alarmed. She Is perfectly honest. All
the time she was with me I never knew
her to take a thing*—not even my advice as te> how things should lie done.—
iloston Transcript,
"She Is very frigid In her manner,"
remarked Willie Washington. "Perhaps," wns the reply, "but she has n
heart of gold." "So I have been lu
formed. But I am tired of trying to
cross a conversational Ohllkoot Pass hi
order to reach It"—Washington Star.
"My dear Miss Biillynn," said the lui
pecuulous youth, "J love you more than
l  can find  words to tell "    "Well,
then," inie-rrupied the heiress, "wh*,
don't you try figures?"-Chicago News
Talk Is so cheap that much of It halo Iw disposed of ut a big dlwounL
Dick Hurley's name nml i-lrcuiustauces,
curefully Into his pocket.
"That, my dear sir," he answered,
smilingly, "Is tho stowaway getting his
first lesson In seamanship from Mr,
Mr. Lancelot shrugged his shoulders.
After all, he had been sent out In
charge of £290,000 ln gold, whleh wns
consignee] by the llauli of England to
Cecil Rhodes nml thu Chartered Compauy of South Africa. Ills duty lay In
tbe ufter cabin, where the treasure was
wanted to show how zealous he Is In
company's service.    The   captain
thinks there's nobody like Billings."
Just then llie mate appeared, and, remarking that the captain was quite
right, proceeded to give his orders for
a scheme which made the stowaway
under his canvas prick up his ear—one
of them was still very painful from the
mate's cruelly—and listen Intently, for
the scheme, lu which all of that watch
were accomplices, having shipped with
that express design, was nothing less
than the capture of the £250,000 and
the sending adrift of the captain nnd
Mr, Lancelot, If It was not necessary
to murder thein to secure the treasure.
To stir from tils hiding place nt this
moment would mean death at the
linuds of those desperate men. And as
yet none of them showed any intention
oi obeying Billings' advice and "turn-
lug lu."
They examined their revolvers—for
every oue of them seemed to be armed
—and talked over the coming attack
upon the Chartered Company's treasure. Hick hud almost made up his
mind to risk a crawl along tlio floor toward thc companion ladder, and a rush
thence upon deck when one of the desperadoes yawned. A yawn Is more
contagious than yellow fever. Within
live minutes every man ln the forecastle was showing evidences of weariness. First one nnd then another
crawled to their hunks, and were presently heard to slumber noisily. The example spread until the lust of the band
knocked thc ashes out of his pipe and
retired to rest. Soon all of them wero
In the land of Nod.
Cautiously Dick Ilarley peeped out
from under his tarpaulin. Then he ventured forth and set one foot on the
companion ladder.
"Who's there?" growled a sailor
Dick's answer wns to slip as quickly
antl as noiselessly as his bruises would
allow up Ihe ladder, At the head he listened luteully.
"Who was It, Bill?" asked n second
It was thnt blamed cat, I'm think-
In'," replied the flrst speaker, and to
Dick's relief there was no pursuit,
Quickly he ran along the deck nnd
mounted the bridge to where the skipper stood.
Thnt night as the flrst mnte of the
Ouly Son came up from his cabin with
n revolver lu his hip pocket nud a grin
on his face, he was met nt the head of
the stairs by the captain and Mr.
Lancelot. To his surprise both of these
gentlemen were ormed, while behind
them he observed the despised stowa
wny, Dick Ilarley, with a naked cutlass
In hts hand.
"Mr. Billings," snid the captain, "you
will please throw up your hands. Your
little plot has been discovered. Ah,
thank you—" (as he drew the pistol
out of Billings' pocket), "you may return
now to your cabin aud consider yourself a prisoner."
"Wh—what Is the meonlng of this,
sir?" sputtered the mate.
"The meaning, Mr. Billings," put in
Lancelot, "is that this boy here heard
your whole delightful scheme to rob
the Chartered Company of £250,000, He
very promptly Informed tho captain,
Your accomplices In the forecastlo were
captured In their hunks, and most of
them have confessed everything."
Billings looked ut tbe speaker, then at
Dick Ilarley.
"Tho stowa wny!" ho cried. "Tbe
miserable little rat of a stowaway,
l''or Hundred*! nf Year* Kite Hub Been
u lllot on the Kuee of thu Kurth.
The treatment which Spain has accorded her colonies has always been
brutal. Spanish hearts and Spanish
methods changed bul little from Cortes
to Weyler, thu only dlffereuco, lusletul
of liieivuBc and suce'i-ss us at tliu beginning, failure and decrease of empire Is
at Iho end.
Spain has always felt h«r Inferiority
In tills respect to other nullum-*, uud lu
order to apparently nut iu tain her position she' has lib) defiance to every oilier
nation on the face of the earth.
Kpaln tins for a hundred years repeatedly 1 browu down ihe gauntlet of defiance at our feet.
She has disregarded all treaty obligations. Who cau recall Ihe mussui-re of
the crew of tho VlrglultiB without u
thrill of horror passing through Ids
frniueV The Spanish depredations mi
our commerce up t" imi were so extensive that Hhe was obliged to cede Florida to Ihe I'nlted Hiatus on their agreeing to settle with our citizens, accepting Florida In payment of the lump
The United States has not alone suffered from Spain's depredations, As
long ago us lT.'iu lhe episode which Is
known us the wur of Jenkins' ear arose
from the barbarous treatment of Capt.
Jenkins, an Kngllsh oltle-er, ami the
crow of the Kngllsh ship Rebecca,
which was captured by a Spanish
cruiser and searched. The Spaniards.
after banging Captain Jenkins at the
yard-arm, with a cabin boy tied to his
feet, unstrung hlm Just In time to prevent death, and cutting off his ear presented It to hlm and bade hlm take It
to his king. Captain Jenkins did as he
was bid. The wave 01' Indignation
raised by this act of cruelty caused
Horace Wulpole, wbo was prime minister, to declare war against spnlu. Spain
blterly regretted the act of her naval
In 1702 Spain, by her repented oppressions, forced Knglund to again declare war against her. I«ord Albemarle,
with a fleet uf 20(1 vessels aud ulxtut
1,\inni men, appeared before Havana,
and although defended by almost twice
thnt number of Spaniards fell lu less
than two months time, and with It
Culm Inlo Kngllsh hands. It remained
there until hy the treaty of Paris, In
17(13, It was restored In exchange for
possessions which England at that
time considered more valuable.
Spain waa the last of the great powers to ceeognlse the sovereignty of the
United Stntes.
At the end of the nineteenth century
nothing remains of her vast jtoscsslons
but the Philippine Islands ln tbe
Pacific Ocean nnd Cuba nnd Porto Bleo
In the Western seas. Mexico threw off
the yoke In 1811. Then Central and
South America In 181(1, and tlie Argentine Republic was formed from the
province of La Plata; then Chill, Peru,
tbe United Stntes of Colombia, Ecuador and Venezuela broke the chains of
monarchy. Sun Domingo and Huytl
ery hair has two oil glands at its
Means to Do Right 1 If It Em It lt
from Ignorance or Krluht.
Horses are essentially creatures of
habit, of gentle, confiding dispositions
but excessively nervous; timid, at times
Irritable, and prone to resist strenuously anything thut frightens them.
If, for example, you put a rope halter
on an uuhroken colt and tie him tu a
post, the mure the rope cuts Into his
tender skin Die greater will be bis
struggles, while he will soon yield to u
halter that Inflicts no pain. Through
nervous fright horses sometimes become panic-stricken and absolutely uncontrollable. They Buffer nlso occasionally from what, for want of better
name, may be called "nervous paralysis," wheu they seem to be physically
Incapable of motion. This condition is
also Invariably the result of brutal
treatment, uml tiie only rcusotmhlc ex
plamitloii of It is that the flrst emotion
aroused lu the horse by punishment Is
fenr; thnt when lie limit that he call
not escape auger a spirit of resistance Is mingled with his fright, aud
that those combined emotions produce
this morbid stale.
The horse Is ipdck to tuke advantage
af the Ignorance or fear of those who
Control hlm. As coinptircd with the
dog, he Is somewhat slow of comprehension, but he differs from the dog lu
this also, that he seldom becomes "too
ohl (0 learn new tricks," aud Ids memory Is so retentive thut he neve-r forgets what he hus om-e thoroughly
lt may also In- set down, ns a rule,
with few exceptions, that he meant to
ilo Just right; If he errs It Is either from
Ignorance, pain or fright, rarely from
ituboruness or vice. Tills seems to be
widely unknown, nt least disregarded,
for of all animals the horse ts the least
understood, the most harshly Judged
and unjustly treated, aud for the least
Infraction of discipline he is too often
brutally punished. If men who train
horses would control their tempers ami
endeavor to ascertain the cause of the
animal's misbehavior they would find
lhat there is often a good cause for his
The eye Is the best Index to the animal's feelings. The ears are very expressive, but they do uot reveal so plu'n-
ly the emotions thnt are dominating
hlm as tbe eye docs. Therefore, study
the eye, with Its varying expressions,
and wheu you cau read their meaning
you hold the key to one of the chief
secrets of successful training.
The horse should be convinced that
resistance is useless, but do not be impatient or harsh; remember thnt success is the reward of uuweurled patience. If you fall at tlrst keep trylug
until you succeed. Do uot be discouraged If you do uot seem to make much
progress; your tusk may take weeks
or even months, but If you persevere
yuu will triumph.
Kbbj of Digestion and a  Unlit and
Wholesome Article of Diet.
It has been frequently stated thnt
Huh diet, by virtue of the phosphorous
which It contains, is pre-eminently
adapted to nourish the brain, nnd that
those wbo subsist ou it largely are distinguished for their brightness nnd Intellectuality, Bays the New Vork
Ledger, lt Is perfectly true that a
small percentage of phosphorus enters
Into the composition of the healthy
brain, and while It Is nlso true that
flsh contains more or less phosphorus
that tuny nnd probably does pass Into
thc circulation, It Is yet to he proved
either by theory or by experience that
a dlot of fish Is ou the whole better
ndapted to supply the waste of the
brain than a liberal variety of other
alimentary substuuees, nud especially
of meats,
Flsh Is easy of digestion nnd creates
little vascular excitement and consequently forms a light and wholesome
article of diet. Saltwater flsh arc the
best of any, as their flesh Ib more solid,
more agreeable and healthy, less ex-
posed to putrescence and less viscid.
They possess these excellent qualities
wheu fresh. When salted, they have
ull the properties of salt tish and consequently Its disadvantages.
Those fish which hnve scales are ln
general the most easily digested and
the best, and uf all these flsh tlie fresh
herring appears to deserve the preference. The herring, codfish, turbot and
flounder nre perhaps the must digestible nnd best of fish. Salmon and
mackerel, lobster and most other kinds
uf shellfish nre more difficult of digestion. The mode of cooking fish Ib of
considerable Importance. Prying them
lu ult or lard Is an objectionable process. In gcnernl the proeen of boiling
Iri best ndapted lo render them wholesome. Stewed flsh should bo avoided
by the dyspeptic, Acid sauces and
pickles render flsh more wholesome for
thc stomach, while butter hns a tendency to prevent digestion, while spice
nnd salt used In moderate qunutltles
facilitate the digestive process. One
of thc twst sauces that can he used
with flsh is lemon Juice.
What Did He Moan?
An amusing anecdote at tho expense
of an excellent nnd necessary profession comes from Temple Bar.
A young doctor, a novice in his profession, who was also somewhat of a
novice with the guu, was out afler
hare, and after he had missed soveral
Bliota the old keeper Bald:
"Let me have a try.  I'll doctor 'em."
It Is exceedingly hard to get along
wlth a balky horBe.	
Everyone U a Jlugo lu his love affulrs.
Writer Folk and Clothta.
Judging from the statements made
by Marie Corelll, English women novelists are tlie dowdiest dressers lu the
world. Miss Braddon Is evidently no
exception to this rule. With a flip of
her Inky lingers at fashion, she garbs
herself an she hnppeiis to choose, and
Is serenely Indifferent whether ber
gowns have seen one or a dozen seasons. Ouldu has been described as
looking like an unlimited rag doll, lu
spite of the fuet that she has the artistic heritage of the women of France,
nud even John Strange Winter and
Mrs. Ward would not tie singled out
from an ordinary ti o'clock tea crowd as
gentlewomen If the green laurel leaves
did not hung uuder their dingy bonnets.
The women writers of this country
are quite different In this respect. Margaret Saugster, white-ha Innl and gentle-voiced, hus nn eye to the hung of
her sllk-llned gown and a dainty pleasure lu her yellow laces. Miss Murfree
Is trim and trig in tailor-made costumes of the latest and most correct
style, and Ella Wheeler Wilcox, who
prides herself on her unquestioned
feminity, Indulges In artistic robes In
soft-colored satin.
Some one, who knew nothing of Uie
woman or ber ways, once said Amber
was careless lu dress, and tbe report
spread. A daintier woman than Amber never lived, and she really mourned over the gossip. Huth McEuery
Stewart aud Kate Douglass Wlgglu
nre fashionable women, and Lillian
Bell hns pretty gowns galore and delights ln them.
Sentimental Uses of the Onion,
Among the Creeks the onion was
formerly used at marriages, a Jar of
lentils, one of snow nnd one of onions
being spoken of as gifts to the daughter of King Cotys upon thu occasion of
her marriage to Iplcrates. In some
places eveu now onions are thrown
after the brides, as Is rice lu our land.
In tbe south of England this patriarchal plant was used by girls to divine
their future huslHinds. When tbe
onions were purchased for this purpose-
it wus necessary for the purchaser to
enter the shop by one door uud go out
by another; It wus therefore linitortant
to select o green-grocer's shop which
had two doors. Onions bought lu this
careful way, If placed under the pillow
ou Ht. Thomas' eve, were warranted to
bring visions of the future husband,
Country girls were aso wont to take
nn onion nnd name It nfter Kt. Thomas.
It was then peeled and wrapjH-d In
clean handkerchief, after which, pla<
lug lt carefuly on their heads, the maids
would say;
Good St. Thomas, do me right
And let my true love come to-night.
That I may look him In tbe fiu-e
Aud him lu my fond arms embrace.
Tho Sin me.se and the Flsh.
The favorite sport of the Siamese Is
flsh-flgbtlng. So populnr Is It that the
King of Slam derives considerable revenue from tbe license fee exacted for
the privilege uf keeping fighting fish.
The fish arc described as being tong
nnd slender, "not thicker than a child's
finger," and very ferocious. Thc moment they are placed together In 11 vessel of water tbey dart at une another,
and the onlookers become so excited
over the contest that they will wager
anything they have at band on the success of their favorite fish.—Inverness
The sense of touch is dullest on the
Europe is less than one-fourth the size
of Asia.
The globe of the eye is moved by six
Canada is a little lurger than the United States.
Asia is the largest continent, 10,000,000
sip mm miles.
The wine product of France in 1875 lias
never been equalled.
An net of congress in 1872 abolished
flogging in the nuvy.
Ileilland is the only country in Europe
Hint admits coffee free of duty.
The normal weight of thc liver is between three and four pounds.
The roots of hair penetrate the skin
about one-twelfth of an inch.
The cells ceimpusiug the epidermis are
l-llHK) of an inch iu diumeter.
Popular airs may be catching ,but It
takes a good tiro to bold them.
Tlie effort to make sugar from beets
dales I Hick as far us the year 1747.
California permits girts of over IS to
wed .without tho parental consent.
The wrist contains eight hones, the
palm live, the lingers have fourteen.
Croat Hrituin haa I'il.WW mpiure miles,
being a little larger than Arizona.
Thu color of thu skin depends on pigment cells In thet Inferior epidermis.
There aro a dozen Russian provinces
each larger thnn the State of Kansas.
The death penally Is rarely enforced in
(lermany, Austria, Denmark or Hwoedun.
The Uiit'ompaligro and Ute Indians are
suid to ho ugly over the dilatory tactic*
of tho land allotment coinmlHsioncrs
Tramps have one redeeming quality;
you never hear of them getting mixed up
In lubor riots.
The American squadron at Hong Kong,
China, has completed arrangements for
putting to sea.
Stockings were first used in the llih
eiitury. Before that cloth bandages were
used un the feet.
Nearly 00,000 awes have been reclaimed
in Ireluud during tbe past yeur from bog
aud marsh lunds.
The Swiss government has forbidden
thc importation into the country of fresh
fruit from the United States.
Prof. J. W. Hoffman of the State Colored college at Orangeburg, 8. C, who
was elected a fellow of the American
Geo-jra-jrhical Society the other day, la
the flrst colored man to be so honored.
For calling a central telephone girl a
silly goose and threatening to come and
box her ears, a man was condemned in
Vienna to 14 duys in jail.
Hair is very strong; a single hair will
bear a weight of 1150 grains.
Ostrich eggs weigh about three and a
half pounds, each
A big battleship has on board on electric plant capable of lighting a town of
G000 inhabitants.
There nre found in both books of ths
Bible 3,580,483 letters and 773,093 words.
I'he  cerebral  matter is about seven-
eighths water.
The human skeleton, exclusive of teeth,
consists of 208 hones.
Straight hairs are nearly cylindrical;
curly hairs the elliptical or flat.
The weight of the average sized man
is 140 pounds; of tho woman, 125..
The only involuntary muscle composed
of red or striped fibers is in the heart
California stockmen are guarding
against drouth by leasing swamp lands.
The insoet population of a single cherry
tree infested with aphides was calculated
by a prominent entomologist to be 12,-
Prince ronlatow-ski Is at the hood of a
new company, which will bring a 10,000
horse-power electric current from the
sloi>e of tho Sierra Nevada mountains to
San Francisco,
Europe is less than one-fourth the size
of Asia
Tlio largest carpet in the world Is in
Windsor castle, being 40 feet in breadth.
The ChHpMt, mott comlorUM. ant II-
r.ct rout, from Kulo to til point. I>
Canada .nd th. United Btataa.
Th. only lint running through Tourial
Car. to Toronto, Montrct and Huston.
Through Touriat Can to St. Paul dally.
Traval l>y thia lint and hava your baf
gag. .hat'ktd through to dsatlnatlun.
Dally connection from Kaslo .ic.c-ttng
Sunday at 7:80 a. ra.
For full Information call on or addrM
Traveling J'sM.ng.r Agt.,
Or N.Uwn, H. tf.
. J. COYI.H,
District 1'aaHnger Ag.nt,
Vancouver, 11. C.
Com lie limit I nn.
She—I'm sorry to hear you've lost
your patient, Ur. Jones.
He-Hut he wus 111 a long, loug time!
The surveyor's chain
made it the shortest
transcontinental route.
It Is the most modern in equipment.
It In the heaviest railed line.
It has a rock-ballast roadbed.
It crosses no sand deserts,
It was built without land grant or government aid.
It Is noted for the courtesy of Its employes.
It Is the only line serving meals on ths
la carte plan.
For maps, tickets and complete Information call on or address International
Navigation, A Trading Company agents,
K. s% S. railway agents, or
Kootenay connection at Bonner's Ferry Ida,
Sunday anel Wedueml-iy.
Went wnnl H.'-Os.ia
Eastward ;i.;*o p.m
C. Q. DIXON, General Agent,
Spokane, Wash.
■t. Paul, Min*. 'Tin not tin- Joy of clashing iinna
Tlmt CSltS hlm to Hit' fray,
'Tin not the hive* eif wiir'd uliirias
That bleU lilin bwte ii way;
Eur him thtn'S pula nml itrkf nml wue.
A wife- n mother's tsar,
Hut loini tils duty cslla, Hint Wl
tlu COtnei, tin* vuluiili'vr.
O, ml|t>it*r nation, proud ami gmti,
Of MrfiiKtti ho In a tffWWl
Uoliold liim, warlike mil ,,|,,|t*.
lu tills, four elurkrHt hour.
Eur x-titi bu llvi'K, for jou tw'11 die,
Ami Hell hla lifo Wnod lieur,
Antl glory'l si'!''" "Ht "l",u ,"1 lll*u
i'o greet tlio volunteer.
Thla   la Uncle   Hum's Htiui.llnu Order
tuthe Nuvj of thee United (Mates.
"Shout ou the downward roll," That
Is the i*tu ml lug order lu the navy of thi
United states. The American practice,
both In the army and navy, has always
beeu to shoot low, aud nlways to save
ammunition until It wns possible to use
It effeetlvely. In the navy the tradition
to shoot low has crystallized into a
Rtandlng rule, unwritten Indeed, but
none the less religiously observed, nud
Its wisdom has been proved ou moro
than ouo occasion of great importance.
The precise form of this unwritten
naval rule Is to "wait for the downward roll." This Is the converse of tbe
maxim obtaining ln tbe British navy
that It Is best to take advautage of the
"upward roll," which has been observed almost front the beginning of
naval lighting by tbe gunners on Kngllsh ships, and to whleh much of the
power of England's "wooden walls" to
defend the Inland was attributed In tbe
days wheu England, and not the United
States, was at war with Spain.
Necessarily the deck of n vessel nt
Ht-a offers a much less satisfactory platform from which to shout thnn the solid foundation provided lu a luud fort,
sluee, even when the ocean Is calmest,
the vessel must constantly roll from
side to side. Theoretically, the best
time to tire would be at the moment
between rolls, when the deck of the
ship Is perfectly level, and In a geueral
middle pari, so that his lingers are uot
burned by being too neat tlie Haute,
and so that the match will uot break
hy twing held too near the other end.
This fact involves another—that lie
Is aware which end has tbe sulphur
unit does not attempt to scratch the un-
Biilphured end. He bus furthermore
learned that a rough surface Is better
to scratch the match on thuu a smooth
one, and his care In looking for a rough
place la very diverting.
Hut with all this Intelligence thc
monkey has no notion of kindling another tire with the one that he has
caused by the friction of the mulch.
He simply lets the match bum out, and
If he lights another does lt for the
pleasure of seeing lt burn.
This monkey's keepers and the men
of science who are experimenting with
his intelligence hope to communicate
to hlm eventually an idea of fire making and using, but from tbe moment
they succeed lu doing so—If they ever
do succeed—it will be necessary to
keep matches out of his reach.
How a Stranger Got and Kept a Good
"I'm lookln* for a Job. I'm a good
feller aud I'll work cheap."
This Is the language lu which an honest and rather simple looking man approached the head of a Chicago Arm.
"Sorry," smiled tbe proprietor, "but
we have nothing to offer Just now. Call
'round again."
way it may be said that an attempt Is
made to do the shooting at that Instant.
It wns noted by the sea fighters ln
Ibe revolution that projectiles from
guns tired when the ship was heeling
from tbe enemy in the upward roll
were burled higher lu the air than was
Intended, and that well-aimed shots
were thus often sent harmlessly overhead, or, at best, took ofTeet only In
the rigging Instead of the hull of the
enemy, where tbey would do most ilniii-
age. On tbe other hnnd, it was observed tbat shots tired when the vessel
was heeling to wnrd the enemy ou the
downward roll, though frequently striking lower than was Intended by tlie
marksman, almost Invarluhty took effect.
A Monkey's At-i*oni|i1Uhtnent.
No creature but mnu hns ever mnde
use of lire. An African traveler, Indeed, has told a Story of apen mailing
n thieving mid ou a camp of natives
and carrying torches to Ugbl their way,
but (hiti etory lacks proeif anel Is not uc
cepted as true by r.ooh>giKiH.
There Is, however. In tho Philadelphia 7,o»ilogh'nl gtirdeii a monkey who
has learned to Bcratch mate-hen per*
fectly well. Tliis accomplishment be
Is willing to exhibit on nny occasion.
He has learned lo hold the match by ll i
Jake, as he called himself, walked
away a couple of blocks, nnd then
faced about aud returned to repeat his
"1 been here," he said, "fur a Job, nnd
you told me to come again.   I'm here."
The proprietor, being busy, did not
recall the previous visit, and, after informing Jake that there was nothing
for hlm yet, asked hlm to come ngnin.
This time Jake made a round trip of
about half a tulle, and agnlti tlropp-ed In,
offering his services ns twice before.
"Persistent and looks honest," snkl
the proprietor to his bookkeeper, "Wonder what he could do?"
"Might give hlm u chance to collect
some of our impossible accounts,'
laughed the bookkeeper. "He's the klud
of a man to keep pegging away, aud
even creditors can be worn out."
Jake wns given some of the worst old
accounts that could be hunted up and
started out. By making forty or flfty
e'alls ou the sninc man ou the same day
he hegau to make an Impression, nnd
the llrm Is now getting a good deal of
money that had long since been charged
to profit and loss.
Narrowest streets In iho World.
Chinese streets are supposed to be
tlie narrowest lu the world. Some of
them are only eight feet wide,
A Wu j ht Which Youth* in tbe eternal
City Pick «i»t Their Brttles,
It Is probable that the Plnelo Bees the
Inception of half ihe marriages in
Rome, lt Is a curious sociological fact,
but the explanation of it Is simple, lt
has been commented PPQf hy numberless writers, that Italians are exclusive, though noi lu the usually accepted
sense of the word. Tbey nro proverbially opeu and friendly, especially to
strangers, ihe commercial value of
whose visits to their Inud ihey appreciate. But this cordiality, eveu i«» tbeir
owu countrymen, lias lis limit, in uo
country more than lu Italy Is a man's
borne his castle, and,  except   In   tbe
highest circles am) where there Is uo
poverty to be concealed, he is chary of
his hospitality. This is especially true
of Rome ami Naples. Therefore, If
neither she nor her parents receive
many visitors, how is tbo Roman girl
of the bourgeois class who is not "iu
Society"   to   meet   Ihe  liii'vllalile   luVi-r
for whose uelveiit nml her consequent
emancipation from parental tyranny
she longs more ardently than yonng
women usually da)    Tbo nuswer le.;
"The I'lllelo."
im  Thursdays nud Sundays, when
lhe luiiiil plays lUUCOUUUUUly well, by
the wayi, and the pnrk is in eonae-
iiiu'tice crowded to overflowing, ths
slguorliiti who Is tiie fortUUiito possessor of a becotulug costume dons It, and
demurely iicompuiiles Iter mother to
the municipal pleasure ground, where
each expends io centimes for the temporary right to a comfortable chair, ingeniously constructed so as to be
springy, though fashioned entirely of
Iron. If she he u wise milldeu, sbe will
so maneuver that the chairs will \m
placed em the main pathway, where
everyone must? pass. This being achieved, she may await developments, Aud
If she have; pretensions to beauty, Bhe
will not long be left lu anticipation,
The young men who pass will gaze tit
ber approvingly; anil Iinally one, to
whom she may especially appeal, will
detnch himself from the crowd and
take up his stand before her. Thus Is
Initiated the Ilrst chapter of (hu romance, rrom that moment, without
a word or sign, and even with scarcely a look from her, he becomes her
swain and faithful knight. Week after
week he sees ber at the Plnelo; he even
follows her about tbe streets. Having
ascertained her abode and her name,
hegenerally soou manages to tine] a mutual friend who performs the Introduction. The rest Is obvious. Or, If they
do not happen to have acqualntuncefl
In common, wheu the silent lovi'-mnk*
Ing tins progressed far enough, a demand for the damsel's hand is made
directly to her parents.
Former Kill tor of   thn!   Philadelphia
Pre»n Now Potitm-inter General.
Tbe resignation of Postmaster General James A. Gary from President Mc*
Klnley's cabinet was shortly followed
by the naming of Oharles Kmory Smith,
of Philadelphia, to succeed to this Important position. Charles Kmory Smith
wns boru lu Mansfield, Conn., tlfty-slx
years ago. When a child his family
removed to Albany, where he graduated from the Albany Academy nml
later from the Schenectady University.
In IStJl he was active in organizing volunteers for the civil war under Gen.
Rat hi tone.   He became editor of the
Albany Express In lstiti anel five years
later acted ns president of the New
York State Press Association, He served as delegate to the Republican state
convention for six successive years, being temporary ami permanent chairman
lu 1870. He wus n delegate to the National Republican convention in Cincinnati In 1870 nml drafted a lnrge- portion
of the platform. He removed to Philadelphia in is;:) ami took charge of tho
Philadelphia Press.   He has since been
editor of the Press. Mr. Smith was appointed minister to Russia iu 1800 by
President Harrison. He Is well known
as nn orator as well ns a writer nud has
a large acquaintanceship among tho
public men of the country.
Narrowest Streets In the World.
OblnoflQ streets are supposed  to be
the narrowest In tbo world,  Some of
them are only eight feel wide.
"Remember," said the excited man,
"money talks. I'll l>et Bevonty-flve
cents that I'm right. Money talks."
Ami the man with a shaggy silk lint
nnd n chronic expression of disgust
edged away from the crowd with tlie
remark; "Yes, and It's Just like some
people. The smaller It Is the more
noise It tries to make."—Washington
Evening Star.
"I can't afford to have people think
I dou't kuow at tout this particular
quiwtlon," sold the politician, "and 1
haven't the time 1 need to read up on
It." "Well," replied his wife, "in that
ease I'll tell you what I'd do. I'd look
wise aud gut some paper to announce
that you ux.:t,nn •*. he Interviewed"—
Washington Star.
Not So Remarkable.—De   Sappte—l
believe my dog knows ns much as I
do. She—I've seen smarter dogs than
Fair Visitor—What a lovely parrot'
(To parrot)—Polly want a cracker? Pol
ly (cautiously)—Did you make it yourself'/— Truth.
Tlie Rule.—The Able Editor (Ironically)—Is this poetry? Contributor—Didn't
I begin each Hue wilh a capital letter?
—Boston Traveler,
Little Clarence—Pa] what Is the difference between firmness ami obatln-
acy? Mr. Callipers—Merely u matter
of sei, my son.—Puck.
"George, father has failed." "That's
Just like him! I told you all along,
darling, that be was going to do ult he
eould lo keep Ui from marrying."—Tit*
He (theatrically)—You have refused
me! To-morrow I go m geek my fortune lu the Klondike,  She—May i have
the refusal of yuu when you return?-
"Aro you the Itoss of tbe houseV" Inquired the mnn at tin* door. "No; I'm
ouly the hews' iraderutudy," was tlie
mucb-marrled man's answer.—Yonkera
Variable.—Stranger Mn Texas)—How
loug do yon fellows work at a stretch?
Cowboy—Well, it depends a good deal
on how easy de feller dlea. Dey're
"They sny ji-oor Clara consulted the
stars before marrying   bim."    "Antl
what wiih the result? rhey all gave
bim a good character, except one
vaudeville star."—Life.
General Recruit (surveying the ball*
roomj-1 think your ladles would make
excellent soldiers. Van Teel-Why so?
General Recruit—They display so much
backbone.—Harlem Life.
"Doctor, who was that man that
screeched ami yowled so loud when
you were pulling his tooth?" "That
was a Christian Science friend of
mine."—Chicago Tribune.
Laura—When Rob proposed last
night, did you know what was coming?
Lucretla-No; I didn't kuow papa was
within hearing; neither did Hob. Poor
Bob!—Yonkers Statesman.
Mrs. Booser (to Mr. B.)-Why, you
disgraceful creature, you're never sober! Mr. Booaer-No? Mus' have been
'toxlcated when I married you, an* not
•ponslble for actions!—Fun.
Mistress (severely)-If such a tiling
occurs again, Nornh, I shall have to get
another servant. Nornh—I wish yea
wud—there's easily enough worruk for
two nv us.—Boston Traveler.
She—Here Is such a pretty story lithe paper about how Edison came to
marry. He—1 wish some of these bright
journalists would explain how I came
to murry.-Iudia.uapu!ls Journal.
Obollle-Br-aw—I do believe a good
deal In UiIs-hw— hewed Hy theowy,
Miss Smart—Your own case shows it.
You would never have been rich if your
father had not been bo.—Indianapolis
Mr. Mlllyuiifl (briskly)—Want my
daughter, eh? Well, how much are you
worth? Money talks, you know. Bob
Hardup (cheerfully)—Yes, I know; but
I'd be wllllug to let her do most of tlie
Villainous-looking Character—Wot's
ther time, guv'nor? Mr. Bluff (hitting
him over the head)—It's Just struck
one! VI Ilu i nous-look ing Character
(groaniugly)-I 'oik- your watch ain't
a repeaterl-—Tlt-Blts.
A Misinterpretation.—Hair-cutter (to
parent)—Shall 1 give your boy a bang
ou his forehead, sir? Parent (busily)--.
Yes; ami If that doesn't quiet him, give
bim oue In the neck. He's beeu warned
not to fidget In the barber's chair.—
I-'uddy-Do you really think that
Baskers cares much for his wife? Dud-
fly—Cares for her? He dotes ou her.
Scores of times I've known hlm to make
faces for bis wife when she had to
take nasty-tasting medicine.--Boa tou
"I observe In the public prints," -said
the scientific boarder, "that a whale's
tongue sometimes yields a ton of oil."
"If the whale la ns olly-tongtied as
that," said the cheerful Idiot, "no wonder Jonah was taken In,"—Indianapolis Journal.
"O don't worry nlwnt such trifles,"
said the New York girl. "Just keep a
stiff upper Up aud you'll come out all
right." "But," replied her Boslou
cousin, "it Is a physical Impossibility
for me to maintain a -superior labial rigidity.—Chicago News.
Still Has Falth.-"Mrs. IHggins Is
still wildly In love with her husband."
"Does she put the buttons on his shirts
for him yet?" "No, but he told her he
sat up all night playing cants without
any stakes—and she believes him,"—
Pittsburg Chronicle-Telegraph,
Miss Wenrwell—Who is that handsome gentleman across the room? lie
baa been looking steadily at mc almost
ill the evening. Miss De Cosh-Thut la
Mr. Fearsome, They say be is so nearsighted that he can't see three inches
beyond his nose.—Cleveland Leader.
"You shall be queen of my home,*
said young Mr. Northslde, enthusiastically, when Miss Perrysvllle had given
her promise to mnrry him. "I'd rather
be the chancellor of the exchequer,
George, dear," nulled the practical
maiden,—Pittsburg Chronicle,
"Now," said the anxious mother, "you
do not wont to marry that reporter.
Think of having a husband wbo never
gets borne until 2 or 3 lu tlie morning?"
"But," said the shrinking maiden,
"aren't all husbands that way? Papa
Ib not a reporter and—and yet—" Hut
the anxious mother declined to listen.--
Boston Traveler.
The newest treatment for typhoid fever
is simply pure olive oil given internally.
Only one out of every low) married
couples live to celebrate their golden wedding.
The total length of the world's telegraph system has now reached 4,1)08,021
Upward of 10,000,000 American Hags
have been sold since the blowing up ol the
A Turkish turban of the largest size
contains 20 yards of ihe lines! nml softest
Aiming the Kols of Central India a
sham light always accompanies the wedding ceremony.
Nails, it is saiil, naiy be driven into
harii wood without hondlpg if they arc
first dipped in Innl or oil.
Sweden has iut women employee! in Its
postal department. Their highest fixed
Hilary is 000 crowns.
An Knglisli lady sent the pope nn Easier
egg of the value ol $11000. It contained n
nihy ami diamond ring.
RAT   WITH   A   WOODEN   LEG. \     HOW A MAN  MADE $7,000.
Iluv« a Plilliuleliililtt Uoi   Kitted Oul
ll I m CniHIve,
A ml with a wooden leg te a curiosity,
;is curiosities <i" nowadays. Yet -mh au
animal can he* seen any dny at tlio rest-
■liifK-e »l a mnn as i Dug re, In Ihol
louthwestern section of the city, say*! the'
Philadelphia Time*-.   Aboul n n Hi ago
Willh- Duginarc. a lad of 12 year-., round j
the little rodent in a trap iu the cellar, j
Mis ilrsi impulse was to brain the i»'-t
wiih a baseball bat, bul the rat looked at j
him -e. pleadingly that Willie's heart was.
touched, ami he decided to take the trap
io an adjoining vacant lot and liberate
the animal.    This he did, hut   instead  of
scampering off, as be expected, tho rat i
limned painfully up tu liim ami began to j
llek Ills |innd.  Willie then discovered ihat
one of Hie iiiiininl'.-. legs luul heeil nlmost
levered hy the Hap.
Taking Hie rat homo, be cut the leg nil
ami then bandaged Hie wound, using ni
a liniment a little vaseline. Ih- Hun put
the rat Into a cage ami nursed ii [or a
iveolc   llcihcii ie ve-el the- bandage and
round (hat Hie wound had completely
healed. Tin- rale was, however, unable to
walk, nml Willie decided he would make
for it au artificial leg. lining down tn the
collar, ho obtained a piece o( pine-, nnd
after some whittling succeeded in making
a leg, This he- fastened ou with n siring,
and was delighted lo see tlml his plan
was entirely successful, The- rat is now the
family pet nnd can lu- seen any day hobbling about the kitchen or leasing a little
I Hall terrier, nf which it has made a life
long friend.
When   Tli In   lleeell,   I'eriiilNNililt*   In
War, .11 unl  lit* Altiiniloiivil.
The honorable Dons are highly indignant over lhe> alleged Hying of tlio Spanish llag by some ol the Atnericau war
■ships iu Cuban waters, says the Indian*
apolia iloiirual. There is uo occasion for
exploiting Spanish honor or morality. 'The
use nf ihe enemy's Hug te permissible in
wur within certain IhntaMons, Accord Iny
lo one writer, quoted in n Washington
dispatch: "The regulations oi the United
Stales navy state Hint the use of a foreign Hug in deceive tin enemy is permissible, hnl lhat il must he hauled dowu before a gnu is fired, mnl under no circumstances is an action tn he commenced or
an engagement fought without the display of the national ensign,"
Another authority says: "It is forbidden iu war on laml to muke- use t>f the
enemy's Hag for purpose of deceit. On
the se-a Hie national Hag ni a public armed
vessel musl lie displayed before nu engagement begins or u capture Is made."
This implies that tho enemy's ling may be
used for purposes of deceit up to the time
of firing, when the ship's own colore must
he displayed. Tlie um of lhe enemy's ll.ig
t«i misleiul is im worse than tbe dissemination ed fnlso dispatches, which Hie Spaniards hnve- practiced very freely.
A ine rl fit ii k   Tiill i-i*   Tli fin   Aiij    Oilier
llnue or Clvlllved Men.
The Vankce N the taltcst of civilized
men. In Europe the Scandinavian is the
only one that approaches him iu avemge
height, says the Ucs Moines bender. Bvcn
Hu- Englishman is a Imlf inch shorter,
uml the Gcrmnn a trifle moro than uu
im-Ji. The average American volunteer
stands a feet 7J inches iu his stocking
feel, whereas the Spanish soldier averages
nearly two inches shinier. The American
is in pounds heavier than his antagonist,
ami ids chest expansion is markedly
greater. During the civil war lhe biggest men came from Kentucky, averaging
a trifle over ."> feet 8j inches. Close behind
was Kansas, with Minnesota, Missouri,
California ami Nevada following iu the
order given. Tlie men from all these
states averaged "> feet 8 Inches. Maine,
Illinois ami Michigan fell two-tenths of
au inch below that mark, ami next came
Ohio ami Pennsylvania. Massachusetts
nml Connecticut were ut the foot of tbe
list, tbe volunteers from the latter states
averaging only ■"■ feet lit inches,
The (.Imp  Who Loll HTi.1,1 Hit. Iin-r.1-
lll'iii   In ii Cult-.
"Don't discuss your private business
affairs m a public place." said an old
Brooklynlte to tbe New l'orker who up
proached hlm lu a cafe near tbe City
Hall. Then the ltn.nkl.vti mau, pointing
out a real estate dealer, said:
"Talking about a biwlness deal In this
very cafe cost that man $7,000, and the
money went Iuto my [racket, too. Vou
see. he represented a syndicate that
wanted to build ou some property in
which 1 was Interested as the owner of
oue house- ami cily lot.   The agent did
not know me from a Cauarsle clammer.
Weil, be came ln here with a frleud—
one of the syndicate—for luncheon on
on afternoon In last July. They took
seats nt this table. I sat at the next
"I liegan to 'tnke notice,' as grandmas sny, when I beard llie strangers
at the next table discuss quite loudly
a deal lu relation to the property adjoining mine. The agent bad ordered
a fine layout for luncheon aud was evidently well pleased with bis deal, lie
said to his friend:
" 'Well, 1 pulled off tbe trick for that
property at 210 Cheap street to-day.
The* owner thought i was doing him a
favor. 1 started lu at (15,000 and ilnul-
ly closed Willi him for $18,000. He bit
in a hurry. Why, tbe property Is worth
$25,000 If it's worth a dollar to us.
Now 1 must look for that chap that
owns 221, He'll be glad to get $18,000
for in** house, it's lucky for us they're
not onto the fact that we want to buy
that entire block.'
"I didn't need to do any eavesdropping, you see. That little speech of the
agent cost hlm exactly $7,(KH). You
e*iiii readily guess that I, as the owner
of '2'2l Cheap street, was not especially
anxious to sell afler that. I kept Mr.
He'a] Estate man on Hie- jump for nearly live mouths, aud when I let up on
him I got my price, exactly $26,000. A
neat little profit of $7.t««> above what
I would have gladly accepted. So you
see the point of my remark to you,
'Don't discuss private business affairs
in a public place.'   Now, we'll go In tny
ollice, ami I'll listen to jour proposi
Hou."—New York Sun.
ItiTNii... Pood <>»«•' Ul.tr..., Itul Uooal'.
Bur>M|ittrlalH Cured.
"I »n« :i -ml.ir iu Imllgnalliiii .unl
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,.,,1,1 liitmU nml I,, i. I lui,I Klvcn up l„.|,"
nl eu-i Wns vrrll, bul I bqrau Laiklil"
Hood's Suminurillii nml II rami inc.   I
ran now ml ulinl I arMi nml hare gal I
in iii.iKlit." Mi-. Anna Stub)', Sylrnll,
Hood's   Sarsaparilla
U .\ '„„■- i.i.-.il. -l   M.-li. i,„.     .-I.   -i\
tor $3.
Hood's Pills ■ indigestion, I,iii..11-11.—
T.iiisusiii Raster ppixs wot ii.i-
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Biguatura ot C^^Jyf7-&^Z^.
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A powder to hf shaken into the smote.
At this Btason your fleet f<*<*i iwollen, ner-
vouf*, und hut, ami get iiml easilv. If yon
have ■martini fwl or t!t:!ii id-ms, try
Allen's Foot-ha-ae. lt COofi the feci nnd
make* walking eai-y. Cures swollen and
•-mating feet, blltten and callous spote,
Relieve* corns aiui buntoni uf all pain and
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Roy, Ne* York.
me government |m
secret and rig hi ol n
Whitehead torpedo*
uml.ii'liiiv  of  Hie
CIT* l'-rman-iiUv Cuml. So BttOt BWVOOlBl
rlli   aAei Hr-t il«v, um ol IT.  KJln«>*i .;r.
Sum Aettonc Bead ior fiuk •*>.oe i-
beltleudt*-MUM. 1>R. B. IL EbDuL Ltd., I
a nil meet, riiiia.ii ii-bi*. i-w.
I'l.'l. l-ll Ilglll]
oun to
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Four*flftlis of the people in London ncv-
r enter n place of worship.
The number of churches in Chicago hns
grown from 157 in 1870 to (133.
Among the school teachers of Spain 24,*
(inn me men ami I Mimi women.
The hislinji of Oxford has been denouncing Sunday boating and bicycling.
Iu England OIU breweries were closed
itnring the year. Nearly all of these were
small houses of lhe home-brewed class.
tVlthoiigh Ireland has I n described as
one great farm, only 30 of tlie 8555 school
houses have gardens attached lo them,
A hairdresser snys tlmt an old silk
handkerchief is much better to use in
stroking tlie hair night und morning than
a brush,
The salary of a lieutenant colonel in the
United States army is $4000, of a brigadier general $o,')i»), ami of a major general ?7M0,
Relieved of periodic Palo and Backache.
"Before using Lydia E, 1'lukliain's
Vegetable Compound, my health waa
being gradually undermined. I suffered untold agony from painful menstruation, hack--.'.-Iii-, puiii on top of my
head, and ovarian trouble. Tho compound entirely cured mc,—Mas.
Qkokuiig Wash, 033 Bauk St., Cincinnati, O.
" For years I had suff ered with painful menstruation every month. One
day a little book of Mrs. Plnkham's
waa thrown Into my house, and I
sat right down and read it. I then
got some of Lydia E. Plnkham's Vegetable Compound and Liver Pills. I
can heartily uny that to-day I feel like
anew woman; my monthly Buffering
la a thing of the past. I shall always
praise the Vegetable Compound for
what It has dono for mc.—-Mns. Mar-
qaiiet Anderson, 3G3 Lisbon St.,
Lewis ton, Me.
*■ Lydia E.Piukhara's Vegetablo Compound has cured mo of painful men*
Btruatlon and backache. The agony
I suffered during menstruation nearly
drove me wild. Xow thia is all over,
thanks to Mrs. Plnkham's medicine and
advice."—Mm. Carrik V. Williams,
South Mills, N.C.
Tho great volume of testimony
proves conclusively that Lydia E.
Plnkham's Vegetable Compound Is a
safe, sure, and almost Infallible remedy in casesof irregularity, suppressed,
•iceaslve, or painful monthly period*
Henri Itoclicfort hns employed his
prison leisure In writing a preface for
the edition of La Fontaine's tables. The
clever draughtsman, Oaran d'Acne, is
Mrs. E. S. Willard, wife of the English actor, Is bringing out her first effort in the Hue of serious Bctlon. It Is
a story dealing with the social life of
the Jews lu Ilu.sslu aud te called "A
Son of Israel."
Before "Quo Vndls" was written .Sien-
klewlcz wns supposed to have made
.-rT.00,000 by his pen. As that tentH has
sold Into the hundreds of thousands,
after running as a serin], he must he a
good many thousands of dollar-; richer
Mrs. Wlggln's vivacious story. "Penelope's Progress," will be published
shortly, and ns it relates wholly to Scotland It is to be bound In Scotch plaid.
Houghton, Mifflin & Co., In order to procure precisely the plaid which seemed
n.ost fitting, have had it made especially for tills book at a factory in Glasgow.
Prank Stockton's Interesting "Pirates
of the American Coast," which is now
running lu Kt. Nicholas, will, nfter Its
course as a serial, be Issued by the Mac-
tutllan company under the title of
"Buccaneers and Pirates of Our
Coasts." The same publishers announce for publication In the near future "Tlie Loves of the Lady Arabella,"
nn eighteenth century story by Molly
Elliot Seawell.
At last there Is some likelihood of
Balzac's statue, executed by Itodin, being erected, tlie site chosen being the
Place du Palais Royal. Why tbe delay
has been bo great no one sceuw to
know, but it must be admitted that the
protests and complaints of the Soclete
des Gens de Lettres have not bwn
without grounds. However, the work
Is now finished, and represents Balzac
draped In his celebrated robe de chain-
brej nud, though the sculptor has not
reproduced tbe features from any of
the numerous iwrtrnlts tbat have Eton
published of the great novelist. It Is
viewed with great favor by many of his
dured by the combustion ol seawml!
j Statu- or Ohio. Cltr cf Toleio, Lut-M Co.. m.
Prank 2. Cbcnfj mak?* o*th that he m th«
l-wnlor partnfT ot lhe fli-m cf P. 3, Clierey A
■ Co., doing but'.r.fM In the Cil>- of Toledo, Coun-
! ly tuid Stat* I'trvMld, and that -■■■ij Arm will
; i»r U» s-Ji*. cf OKB HUNDRED DOLLARS
I for -fa-ach and every caw of Catarrh that can
; nut te curvd ty tbe use of Hall's Catarrh Curt.
1    Sworn and wt.-wHt.ed io, before me and wb-
I *cr.tfd In rr.y irwence,  this tth day of  I»e-
! ct-mter.  A.  D.  li*. A-   W.   GLBA8GN,
I    tSfmL) Notary Public
j    Hair* Catarrh Cure It Ulcer Internally,  and
ac« dlre-;tiy on the btood and mucous surface!
' of the eynem.    Bead fer ie;;in::'t:i^;.», free.
.    F.  J. CHENEY A CO, Toledo, O.
;    Sold by drj?*fi»t*. Tic
UaJI't   r\.-   ..:■   i ...-   a***  the  he**-
Theie are in round numbers 200
factories in Canada.
E '.ward iirleg at Home.
Edward Grieg, the distinguished Nor-
WOgtan composer, as hK name RUg-
gestB, claims klusulp with the northern
portion of the United Kingdom. Over
a century ago his great-grandfather
left Fraserburgh. Settled in Norway,
and changed his niiiin* of Qretg to
Orlcg, The eminent pianist has been
deterred from visiting Scotland as frequently :<"■ he BbOUld like, from the
aversion he lint* to tlie sea. Ile mvns
to being the worst of pnllors, and will
never forget, lie tells, lhe night of horrors he once endured in crossing from
Bergen to Aberdeen. Grieg's Norwegian home Is situated a few miles
from Bergen; Troldhang, or the
"Witches' Hillock," he has named it.
Over the entrance to the house, whleh
Is surrounded by heather knolls nnd
birch plantations, nud overhanging one
of the numerous hikes In the district,
are painted the words, "Edward Grieg
wishes to be left alone till 3 o'clock.-'
A considerable portion of his work is
accomplished In a little building, fitted
up with the scores of Wagner, a piano
and his favorite books.—London Times,
Rea of Petroleum   Down There,
It Is believed by oil experts tbnt West
Virginia Is underlaid by a sea of petroleum. The output of whlto snnd oil
for 1RH7 amounted to over 18,000,000
Worms In a UuhU
A strange item In the Itlshop Burton
Church nccouuts for last year Is: ' io
killing worms In the bust of John Wea-
ley, IS shillings."
The further u country woman Ib compelled tu bring eggs, the more she
wants fur them when Bhe arrived ln
Both thc method and results when
Syrup of Fjga i-; taken; it if* pleasant
ami refreshing to the taste* and acts
gently yet promptly on the Kidneys,
Liver and BoweU, cleanses thc system effectually, die-pels colds, headaches and fevers and cure? habitual
constipation. Syrup of Figs is the
only remedy of its kind over produced, pleasing to the taste and acceptable to thc stomach, prompt in
its action and truly beneficial in its
effects, prepared only from the most
healthy ami agreeable substances, its
many excellent qualities commend it
to all and have made it thc most
popular remedy known.
Syrup of Figs is for Bale in /i0
cent bottles hy all leading dnif-;.
gists. Any reliable drnggut who
may not have it on hand will procure it promptly for any one who
wishes to try it. Do not acceptanf
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Best Paint (or Dealer or Consumer,
Color Card. S<nt Free
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Asm. wtu >4k. /«. U.I dmm. a»i II tea
ftm 4rQfftH at Mr v-aoltM*. dru« h.m», at
t-am ttt.mtt l.lBie. DrugO... Smalt.
Is It Wr.ii?
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\,i. 34, Ito, *    MINES AND MINING.    * X
^r((tl(*( t-f H-5 5jt3-3*>-1-H-1>j,
Call and Sec Vs        Cistern Prices {J
j. R. Ilatvev hus sold bis claim, the
RunutugWolf, on Perry creek, lo (lit*
LnvlCta Mining company. It is next o
their group and will be used us the hu e
of operations in running the tunnel In
development work.
The Prospector snys that the Gem and
Stoney claims, adjoining the Sullivan
group on the north, have been sold to
Spokane parties.
Work hns been commenced on tlie St.
Bugene flume, and the Lender says tha*
theie is no doubt but tbat the Hume
concentrator and tramway will he built
as soou as the weather will petuiit.
Superintendent Kellogg   of the North
Star mine, was In town last Monday on
his way to Uossluud and Spokane. Mr.
Kellogg reports that everything looks
favorable with tbe North Star group,
and that work is being pushed rapidly
Morris (Jnnitt, William West and James
I/iliu lefl for Nigger creek Monday
where tbey will do development work
onjthelr claim, the Payroll. A 50-foot
tunnel will be run in on the properly.
Uave O'Neil, of Spokane, one of the
best known mining men in tlie northwest, arrived last 1'iiday night to look
after his interests at Palmers Bar, Mr.
O'Neil will probably do considerable
development work on his claim ibis season.
I B. C.
I Clothing *$ House
* C. Maggs
III l.iltl' uf Uuilsmi
mi hay c.mif'iny,
Ui Winnipeg.
F. W. Hughe*   ttt
lata of Q i'. *
slnres. Will-  m
lll*Jl}g, lit
mmm,<a>a.***.* **m** * $£$f *»%.***•§■*
Wi* nr
<>t i
k are Uie heart-breakers
llt--.ll prices,    Kasti'ia
Btnre now in i ranbrook for
11 prices, riit* quality o! our
Sj goods Ll tlio iit'-t, ami Ilia
J   sty os are ii'i-to-ilute	
Sing Lee
Proprietor of the
, Laundry-j*
The new building west of Tbe
Herald office. The best of
work. Call atul see him. His
prices ure the lowest.
*ts*m?smm^ -;
CRANBROOK, : British Columbia.
*. !i-,liiliimi*******i***ll**i*ii**iii(*$Hlfrl
Suits, from $7 Up
Choice Neckwear, 35c Up
We nlso carry n hi
silk blouses  Dies
tln'|irt'iiil-e*liy Ml
lailcnf Port Mi'ilf.
I   lllU (li'l'llltl
uf la*llps-
inklns mi
Fletcher 1
Tu lulvi'i'.
make oompleti', ind mil uk nm-
tniai, n gooU blnok cl *tli skirt
fm- $0.76,   Mall onlotl atti'iul-
cii proim.ty	
(i|i|inauk nl Con inni
■*ai ti t- tt (»r s* -j * -i-i* -1*1* mir
Nelson schools are ovetcrowded,
Over 2011 people visit the Nelson rending room each week.
Tbe best lots in Greenwood nre now
held at $3000 to $5000 each.
The Nelson Tribune has changed from
un evening to a mumlng paper,
Cascade Cily promises to be u railway
center, add the Cascade Record is doing
great work for tlie benefit of the town.
Fortune [tellers have been run out of
Kossland. In Itrilish Columbia fort a no
telling is an Indictable offense, and the
Kossland authorities Strictly enforced
tlie luw.
Nelson Economist: Tbe way of the
transgressor is hard. Last year the
East Kootenay Miner called the publisher of this paper a pickpocket, and now
lhe Miner is in the hands of the sheriff,
Joint Nicholson, of Nelson, stole a bag
of shorts from J. F. Jacobsou. Wben
Jacobsou found he was short his shorts,
Nicholson was arrested in short order
and after a short examination was short
his liberty for thirty days.
Justice Rochussen, of Cascade City,
should have his name placed where it
will be remembered by the people oi
British Columbia. He lined two men
for using indecent language at n roadside bote), where ladies could not help
but hear what was said. Good for the
justice!    He is made of thc right stuff.
Business Locals.
Soe Model Vapor bath at North Star
A full Hue of magazines at Crossley'b
Hook Store.
Insure against accidents and typoid
fever. McVittie & Hutchison.
Good, better, best, 15 loaves for ((.00
at the North Star Bakery,
Howard's celebrated hard water toilet
soap at Toronto Clothing house. Call
aud get a free sample cake.
Now is the time to insure against typhoid and mountain fever; $3.00 a year,
(1500 a week indemnity; also against
accidents connected with railway and
stage. Write for particulars to M. A.
Beale, Fort Sleele, II. C.
This space is for
Hflj Jeweler
Who has his stock nn the Wny
to Cranbrook. Satisfaction
Wood and Freight.
Is Prepared lo Furnish Wood
and Deliver Same Promptly on
order. Well seasoned and cm
lo slove length.
Of iill kimls will receive prompt
McVittie & Hutchison,
Minus mnl lamia surveyed       Insurance
R. li. KAtMTOFSKY, Prop.
Cigars, Tobacco and Cigars.
Wills Brand of Tobacco.    Pool and Billiards.
Fort Steolo,    -    llrfllsli Coliimliln,
C. L
Are You dt dt0^
Going to Build •
They Like the Cosmopolitan.
The Cosmopolitan continue!* to be
filled day afler day, aud its reputation as
a first class hotel is spreading rapidly
among those who travel in East Kojte-
nay. It is not uncommon for the houst-
to lecetve a halt dozeu telegrams on
train nights fiotu passengers desiring ae
coi'iiuodatioiis at this popular house.
Ilnrgains lor Sale.
McViltie & Hutchison have  for sale
House, .stable and lot, cheap fnr cash,
First class   baker's business ou easy
Restaurant near the railway station,
Looks Like a New House.
W. T. Koiike has been expending a
great ileal Of money the past few weeks
ou the Commercial hotel.   The upstair*
and downstairs has been repainted, n
new ollice has been added, the dining
room has been refilled, tbe liar is being
decorated and adorned, a veranda is being built in front, ill fact the whole
building is being rapidly changed and it
will soon be one of the handsomest
hotels in the ci-uutry. Mr. Kaake say
tlie best is none too good, nud he pio
poses to proceed on lhat policy.
New Stationery
f cany » complete line of
Also a circulating library.   Good read
liiK fur little money.
Try Our 5c Cigars.   v*0*
Opposite Craubrook hotel.
11. A. BEALE,
Commission and
Insurance Agent.
Fori Steele,
British Columbia
A- Contractor and Builder
He is n busy man, because lie pleases
llle people, but lie will furnish you plans
ami specifications, anil liive you esti-
mites on any buililitiK i'len you may
„*   ,*   B. C.
fDAMRDiOiOk' ,s the divisional point of the Crows
vKAI> OKUUiV Nest Pass Railroad.
I  d".flfihfl*fiOW  Has a I0=sta" rounc* house, large machine
*  Wi &11U1 U-LPIV shops, expensive railroad buildings and ex-
tensive railroad yards.
Cranbrook ■'■ *ne natural and commercial center of South East
Cranbrook 's the headquarters for wholesale houses and corporations of South East Kootenay.
Cranbrook Is the best starting point for all the mining districts in
South East Kootenay.
Cranbrook is building rapidly and her population is increasing week after
Cranbrook offers the best field, today for business men, builders, contractors,
manufacturers and investors.
For further information,'maps and prices of lots, apply to
LAND INVEaSTHENT, AGENCY,       C. P. R. Land Commissioner,
V. HYDE BAKER, Local Agent.
i# i,
I -1
Promptly Attended tc.
R. S. McNeil, Prop'r.
I have just completed ji lnrge brick
oven and am now prepared lo furnish
the best of bread. I will deliver regn
larly throughout the town, and forward
bread to any point on the line  of road.
* The Cranbrook  18
Tbe Beat Slock, the Moll Satisfactory Prices, and
Flrst-Clats Work.      Repairing Neatly Executed.
Fort Steele
Brewing Co.'s.
Best on Earth   j*
In Wood or Bottles
Beer -
Joe Mitchell, Agt.
Cranbrook, 13. C.
«.»,«.>.>«>«>.> «>.>.>aa*»a><>,.»«>.>».>aa»»^
j East Kootenay
I S Hotel agt
T. T. Richards
Proprietor :;: ;::
This liolel lias been refilled and refurnished.    File tablo
is thc best.    Satisfactory rates given regular Imanlers,
I Baker Street       :-:       :-:        :-:        Cranbrook, B. C. |
Royal hotel,
Finest Wines, Liquors and Cigars.
First Class in Every Respect.
!,). ........ >>•>..*..
<s>-®-® -®-®-®-®-®~<X
Lumber Co.
Saw and Planing Mills
 AM,   KIN US   OF-
Rough and
Dressed Lumber,
Dimension Lumber,
Shingles and
a®   ®a
-*-,7^r^CRANBR00K, B. C.
. .Wholesale and Retail Dealers In
General Merchandise.
M. Mclnnes j, Co.
Wholesale and Retail...
Fernie, Wardner,
Fort Steele,
•>»»♦♦♦» .»»♦>»*»•
ty-ty-a*-*-*- ■*•-*>•
•>'♦-»♦■>•>'»■* •
T. A. Creighton,
The Grocer.
Have you seen his stock ?   It includes thc best of everything,
fresh and up to date.
Notions, Furnishings, etc.
Fruit, Fish and Oysters.
The housewife and lhe bachelor should deal wild hint,   It will pny them.
Look Out
For the Cars!
...They are bringing us daily
such things as...
Fine Canned Qoods,
Neck Ties, Shoes, |*|*^-
Liquors, Hay, Oats, etc. jj
We have left a few Windows and Transoms,
also a small assortment of Shelf and Heavy
Hardware and Nails, which we are selling very
low as we wish to close out these lines to make
room for other lines which we wish to enlarge.
Fort Steele Mercantile Co.
Store S
Q. H. HINER, Prop.
Have advanced 65c per keg.
Glass over 30 per rent, Oils,
Paints, lite, in proportion.
Our Prices Remain
the Same	
Willie lhe present slock last.
A large stock of Stoves anil
General Hardware on hand.
Tinsmith!.in iu connection.
All work promptly executed.
1     -...THE HOTEL  roRT ;
R. 0. SHIER, Prop.
Mr   Shier  lias purrliimM J
ilie Ycii<---tu (tote)andcolu< *,
billed it will) llie liilerim- >
lioiml. and  now  litis ilu- T
largest  and best located a
hotel in Port Sleele.   Special attention gtvell li> the traveling public.  When #
in Foit Steele stop at the International. t
Sample Rooms for Commercial Men
Crows Nest Pass
$5?& Coals Coke
Agent for East Kootenay.
rilNINQ BROKER. Cranbrook, B. C.
W,  II.  IMS*. II.  W.  IlKlll'llll'll.
Barristers, Solicitors,
Notaries Public,
ll-titi-iif Toronto)
Builder and Contractor,
All kinds ar JobblliR iiroinptly attended to.  Hi*
tini'iii's 11'MiMn-ii nu applleal loo


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