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The Grand Forks Miner Jan 1, 1898

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Array a-*ft.ii>1*-,-« uta;-.: MM *i*Hm.
employment to a large number
or women mnl girls cites a few
reasons for the preferment shown the
fair sex. He says tbat women are more
adnptnble, more rcllnble, more easily
controlled, neuter, quicker, more industrious, careful, pollle and docile than
men. "Furthermore," he continued,
"where,men nud women nre In other
respects equal there is o»e i>olnt of superiority on tbe part of women thut
couuta heavily, and that is sobriety.
Taking this In conjunction with the
fact that employers ure more nud move
making It au absolute condition of employment, It will be seen that womeu
possess an advantage that Is very
marked. The advantage of being willing to accept smaller pay Is nn uustn-
ble equilibrium, but the advantage of
habits of sofipetT is a stable equilibrium, and sober men possess the snipe
The percentage of Increase of women
ln all gainful occupations since 1880 Is
48, while tlie percentage of their increase lu iiicelniuiciil Industries Is nearly. OS. Amuiig llie gainful occupations
In Which women nre engnged to the actual number of 4ruOO,000 uro those of
pilot; sndor.. locomotive" engineer.
plumber, machinist, workers In Iron,
steel,' brass, leud nnd zinc; bollcr-miik-
cr, unll-imiker, furnace-maker, roofer
rind slater. Although us yet women are
not found !- rolling mills, blast furnaces, nor in* any of the occupations
that oppose tbe workers to excessive
heat, ■ it js probable that Ihere will be
Inventions before a very loitg time
Which will relievo nil such lnlwr of
many of Its special hiirdshlps, nnd the
entrance of women will follow. .
term they were married. Her sister
crime to tench the next school year.
When the term was half over this sister resigned ami married, and sent for
another unmarried sister to take her
place as teacher The third .Miss Hiisch
taught'Iu the school the hitler half of
the term, but three days after the term
closed she wns married to u busluess
man of the towu."
Fuir Sex lo He Gloried.
What woman hns done from the timo
when she began exerting Iut wiles on
unsuspecting Adam up to the present
day Is going to be told In a book. It
Is tp be written by George Willis Cooke
of East Lexington, Mass. He has been
collecting material for it during lhe
last twelve years ami estimates that it
will require three volumes of 500 pages
each to develop his plan in a satisfactory inauuer aud that It will take threo
or four years to bring It to a satisfactory conclusion. The work ls being
couducteduiider the auspices of Julia
Ward Howe, T. W. Iliggiusou, William
T. Harris, commissioner of education;
■A. F. Chamberlain, Clark University;
Edward Everett Hale, Ednah D. Cheney, William Lloyd Harrison, Philip S.
Moxom, 1). D.; Hurtle Tyng (irlswold,
Caroline Burtlett Craue, Alary A. Llv-
enuore, Nathan Haskell Dole, Prank B,
Sanborn, and several editors.
I built a palace hy a troubled sen,
Brond walls of spotless white und turrets tall,
Groat colonnades, tire towers of mine own
1 dirl not dream my palace fuir could
But, nt the open gnte, nn angel knelt,
Aud, sorrow that I  knew uot of, bewailed.
I cried, "rejoice in my
Barred Out hy Their Reality.
Many reasons hnve beeu advanced
for the exclusion of foreigners who
sought to take up residence in tills
country, Imtjso far ns records show
none bus boembarred for the sninc reason as now ■operates tr. delinn F.lln nnr'. j
Agnes Frensdorf nt'the immigrant I
landing In Now York. Iho girls are
Bisters from Hamburg, nnd came to
America hoping lo find at least a temporary home with llicli* uncle, S. P. He
Yough, a New York Importer of
wealth. On their arrival the rjcb merchant went to meet thein niidMvns nt
Once impressed with the Idea thill* the
Hook for'tlie Theater Hut.
The theater-going woman has always
strongly objected to inking oil' her hat
In the theater for the reason Hint uo
place has beeu provided where It can
.lie stowed nway without danger of Injury when It Is off. To curry it on tlie
lap tliroilghr.ilt the performance Is a
more unfeasible Idea than If It were a
baby, and to place it under the seat ls
only to tempt tiie fnte which falls upon the unhappy chimney-pot of her
luale escort. A solution of tho difficulty takes the form, however, of a newly
Invented hut peg, which is screwed into, the back of tiie seat lu front, and,
being telescopic in Its forniiitloii, Is
drawn out when wanted, nnd forms no
obstruction when out of use, nud, Joy
of joys! Ihere Is a mirror at lhe terminal knoli, whereby tlie fair lady may
adjust her tresses and her treasured
tfte nnd'go form rigniu wilh rl Clear
conscience nud at peace with all men.
"Conic, friend,"
"I weep," was
lhe reply, "that thou hast
VMien months hud come nud gone, I saw
tlie wulls
Of my poor palace blackened hy the
Its mighty lowers In ruins nt my feet.
My head was bower! iu sorrow and in
And at its shattered gate I knelt and
My uiigel friend now slooped a palm to
Upon my brow.   She bade me look ubove.
"Itejoice," she cried, "in this thy first
—Pittsburg Hispnteh.
/y- ^   r sigl
(3/fJ-    cv
responsibility of looking arter two
girls was more than lie could undertake. Mr. Do Yotigll wants them to
return io Geritiuiiy nnd promises to
send thera money regularly after Iheir
arrival there, "hilt," Snys he, "beautiful ns they are I cannot nssinue charge
of theni; they nre loo bountiful.''
The reprcReutiitlve of Auslro-Iliin-
gnry found them places as governesses"
In a Brooklyn family, but the bend of
this household acknowledged that If
they did not prove what he wanted he
would dlschnrgu lliein. This Is one of
tlie coiillngencles lo provide    against,
which the Immigration bureau   wus I
formed, no lire girls limy yet have to
return tu Germany.
Cn.i Assume Tin ii* Muldcn Nil,ue.
A decision which will be of luiores!
to women nil over lhe country wis
rendered by a Cincinnati Judge a few
days ago. It Is that ii woman has lhe
right to continue In business under hcr
mnldeii niiine lifter she Is 'married If
she so chooses. The Judge In big opinion suid flint a married woman's legal
name ls that which her husband bears,
and tliat ns long ns they nre man and
wife she can have no other surname,
excepting for business purposes, when
she can assume hcr inaUlcu name, or
any other name, provided, of course
that there ls no intent to defraud.
Perfumes and the Nerves.
It'may nut-be generally known, but
It Is nevertheless u fact, that tbe per-
ruini's whjch aro the most pleasing lo
tbe senses are not In all cases helpful
lo l.h-Miervcs. Ambergris, for Instance,
,is po'liiij-ly offensive to many', yet It ls
snld to possess a wonderful power of
clearing the brain and driving away
those evil spirits known us the "blues."
On the other linnil, altar of roses, with
tile suggestion of glowing suns nnd
gorgeous eastern solars, predisposes
one lo tears. A fninl odor of musk
us n Ionic, wlille civet brings drowsiness of soul, for which the best antidote Is the pungent odor of sniulnl
wood. 'l'he fnigrnnoo oolite citron and
aloe wood Is ns*soothlng to nervous
peoplo as far-off music, v    ",
Fruits for the skin.
Ernst ueids will euro most skin dis-
■eases anil  will  keep  llie complexion
cleur when medicine lias failed.    Apples will relievo n torpid liver, and lhe
snllownoss    which    results   from   It.
Plums uml peaches will correct acidity
of the slonineh.   (irnpos wUlstlmuInte
digestion.    Oranges supply  food nnd
medicine for lhe throat, ami berries of I
nny kind will euro cases of skin erup- j
lion.    A good physician declares Hint I
the best sklu'iuid blond Ionics lire made ;
from fruit uoids.    Girls   with    pallid j
complex lens wnlit strnvylir'nios; If not I
'to be lnnl, substitute 1'uunnus; but nf
all fruits, the apple sin nils unrivaled
for, all genernl purposes   of diet and
Scarcity of Women. * <
Young womeni are still scarce In Ida*,
ho, and bachelors who desire lo change
their conditions of ..single blessedness
are plenty. As a resUlt of this condition
of affairs school boards In that State
have dilliculty In securing-teachers to
conduct their schools. There nre about
ten unmarried men to one unmarried
woman in Idnlio. -   -
Dr. Willlnm C. Whlt'owell, n druggist,
and the Mayor of Snlaiou City, Idaho,
gives the following incident ns a sample of the wny schoolma'ams aro wooed and won lu Idaho:
"A charming young lady, Miss Busch,
came from Iowa to teach iii the public
school ln Glvensvllle," he,snys, "but
before she was there three months she
was engaged to a prominent man of the
town, aod at the close of   tha school
Mine Worked hy Women.
It Is un iiiii'oiiiuioii sight In ihis country to see youug women milling coal
from the bowels of the earth. Such n
sight, however, can be seen nny day III
Peiuisylviinlii. The Mnhnnoy vnlb-y,
lii'iir Shumoklu, lionsls of a coal luliin
worked entirely by women. There nm
seven employed, and thoy are nil related, being the daughters of u lioriiiun
minor naiiied linns.
Toilet Odds uml Krirls.
The fuvuiito'sleevo Is one closely titling wllh a crisp little puff at tbe shoulder; nnother Is a modified multou-lcg,
smooth fitting from waist td elbow,
with leaf point linlsli or flaring tabbed
cuff falling.i'iviUkthc hand.
A new sleeve shows the forearm Very
close, buttoned nearly Its entire length
on the oufsldfc with, three upstanding
tticto between the buttons, ol*, tljrec
•»iW of Milan bruhriustond of . the
tucks.*** This arrangement reaches to
flic sinnll shoulder pull'.
'. Upright trimmings on half-large hats
are a loose velvet draped abotltj the
erotvji, with a bow on the left from"
•WhfUi fllKOT of live tips ora cluster oft
feathers rise. Full velvirt*.crowns nre
/ound on lints df tvery kjiid for children* misses uud ladles, but for 3-yenr-
old girls the choicest headgear ls the
Bengali ue bonnet.
The. sMson'si/hats are distinctively
dlffemelit. %!v*y becoming Idea Is Tor
the slde-tlhtoik hats to have an ostrich
f^ft.ttMpr Winter, tl^r brim, resting on the
hair. AH l(irge*1iats»hnve the turned-
1 up effect dn the le'ft sides and a favorite waytfo trim .Is a half-long ostrich
ifeatber fsveeplqg; back from a rosette
of iveltet, and a steel buckle iu the
'front, and a smaller feather and bow
"under ihe left brim.
II It O IT G II t b o
Ighlng boughs of
press    forest
there came drifting tlie hum as of
n million liees set
in  rhythmic tone
and tune.    It wns
the great  saw at
Foley's mill Ihish-
™|iug   Its    merciless
s'dlsc   of   steel
through the green,
sweet heart of the
.  ..        ,•,-.    - cypress logs. Foley
Jjfy "*| '     himself   sat   on a
low bench, his swart throat bare, his
head leaned against a tree, watching
through a narrow rift In his lids the
swift, mechanical movements of the
men at the saw and tlie shingle pile.
Tlie girl who came up noiselessly behind hlm thrust her small lingers over
ills forehead nud opened the lids of ills
"Wake up, Dave, and take me out in
the bout for a ride lu tlie shade.   The
bouse Is hotter (linn a furnace."
"How did you get here?" snld Foley,
"I walked across the logs."
"I wish you wouldn't do that, I.ize,"
Finl.l Poluy,  -.villi n  frown.    "Some ditv
you'll get on a loose one und go undojii-J**''
uud the logs will hold you fa fi," ■"'
"I'm sure-footed ns a klldle," laughed
Llze, thrusting out a.coquettish, slippered foot,   "Cotne on, Dave."
"Oil, It's too warm for such exercise.
Ask Luogbaui to go with you. Yonder
he eome**" Foley looked up In time to
Bee the curious slifewlse glance from
tbe girl's eye. » „
"What did you look at picllke that
for, Llze?" he said, suddenly.
"Like wliat'/'L, she said. Without
waiting for nn answer she tripped to
meet l.unghuiu.
"Dave Is lnzy and contrary," she said,
pouting her pret^Ilps. "lie snys won't
you tnko*me dpwu the river for a boat
Langham lifted his hat to her. His
dnrk eyes glanced from Foley to tlje
girl with a cynical ljglil Hfat melted Into soinethljig. lender as It rested upon
Line's prljiirose face.
"With pleasure, Mrs. Foley. Good
nfternoon to you both. Foley, did you
ever feel such a heat In the forest?"
"Not often," said Foley,, shifting Bis
Straw bul over his eyes to.shut oifl tlie
glare. "There'll be a storm, a regular
scorcher In n dny or two."
"No sign of It npw," sajd ' Llze.
glancing at tbo yellow sky. Her ey*,
In HlmdOW, wejen golden brown. When
the light Unshed Into them they were
like pools of deep-sea water.
"Where is the boat?" queried Lang:
ham. .
Foley nodded sleepily toward the
landing—a platform of nvijress logs.
"Down Iheru," be snld. "Llze .will
Show' yon!" Through motionless lids
lie watched Ihcin us they rowed away.
Ills wife blew hlm a kiss from lhe lips
of lier dnlnly lingers. Fnr down llie
blue hike her while dress gleamed like
a dtirtlllg heron under the iirched uud
weeping boughs.
Tlie sun hurl dripped behind the
blurts of the Mississippi ere ill*
shut down for the ulghl, uml Hie men
Ol'OSSOd tbe Hunting bridge to llie oilier
side, where the f-rull "pox" hoiiKcs*aa}ii-
stllHtcd tho "cninp." Two- "builds,"
lingering to light their pipes, were
gossiping noisily.
"Foley's goue, I guess. Didn't wait
for Lino."   '
"Foley's n fool. Ketch me sendln'
my wife out for boat,rides with a fellow like that Langliain. Cily folks
don't often bunt out solitary plan* like
tbis i'ss there's a .hotter climate behind 'eta. Did you see hlm, how ho
looked at hSr't"
"Soft on her. bey*" '   ;
"No softer'n^slieis oirhlin,*' said the
other, shrugging his shoulders. They
pussed on, oblivions of Foley's.whl(6
face starting nf thein Jfoip the enjlue-
rooni. .
Had Llze been wise or olaervnut she
would have caught the ommous CnlniJ'n
'Foley's voice ns he laid his Baud.ou her
shoulder that night. 0 . ,
"See here, LfSe, I've been thluElug It
dou't look exactly right, your going so
often wllh that fellow."
"Indeed!" said Llze, her lips curling.
"Geutlemau is a better word than'fellow, Mr. Ir'oley."
"I don't know," snld Foley. slowly.
"Gentlemen dOft't fall In loveVith other
men's wives."    "t
"Who snid be ffis fn love with me?"
Her face grew*suddenly white. Foley's
hand tightened .Its grasp.      •
. "You'd better. l*e jjareful, Llze.
have my way In this. I forbid yon to go
on the lake with Laug-ham again."
"Y'ou were the one who sent me!
Take your hand off—it hurts! I dou't
know Whether I'll obey sucli a tyrant
or not!"
She fled Into the little parlor nud
Foley heard tlie bolt slip in tlie door.
* * * Two days of sultry weather
burnt lhe ground In wide, deep crucks
along the hickory ridge. Llze pouted
and avoided Drive, who watched her
witli eyes grown sullen and suspicious.
But tbe boat remained tied to Its tree,
tlie rope swuylug ill the water undisturbed. Lnughum, whose vagrant fancy hud led him lo lit up a rude but on
the south end of Ihe lake, did not conic
down to the camp. Foley hoped he
would stay nway. There wus 11 feeling
In the tips of Foley's lingers that could
have found rest upon Lringliuiu's white
The heavens had grown coppery witli
clouds that Saturday eve. The billows
rolled Iu thunderous in titterings, and
through the cypress trees nnd cuue
there came the sonorous breath of the
storm. The men had left the mill, and
Foley, standing midway the unsteady
bridge, swept the heavens with his
huntsman's glass. He lowered it to
watch 11 snipe in combat with a fellow
fowl. A cry broke from his lips; lie
looked through the glass with an rye
keen with fury, it wus there that
Lnnghnm, fnr down the lake, drew
Llzo's head upon his breast and their
lips met in one passionate caress.
Foley wont leaping to the shore like
n madman. On, on, up to his house and
Into the tiny sltting-roinn. A pearl-
handled bit of steel lay upon the mantel; he snatched It up and thrust It Into
his pocket; the cold Bteel chilled liis
blood, and the fuee of Llze looked lit
hlm from Ils celluloid frame, Foley
fell upon his knees und threw the weapon from him.
"Oh, my God! my   God!" lie  cried
* * * The storm that had been
brewing all the day nt twilight fell with
fury. Langliain In liis cozy cabin beard
the outside tempest uf In n dreiun.
There wns a tempest in his heart—his
lirnlu, and the touch of her lips lingering ln all Its delicious thrill within ills
veins. lie knew it wus a guilty love,
but lu his soul he could not think of
her but as a fair, little April's lady—
never as Foley's wife. Ho wns a man
of tho world, nnd knew what Ihe world
would say of hlm, tlie,<lilottnnto student of hien and letters. Bul tlie waif
tossed to Foley's door by the flood of
tbe great yellow river wns the waif
who bad crept Into Lnnghiini's hourly
Aud when lhe door flew npe*.i in a
burst of ruin und be sri ' n ^rjjjobed
iflglire  Cilllliufe  StrHll.V-4^.." "
* * * Langhnm picked up u bit of
ribbon that had fallen from her hair.
He kissed it with a bitter smile and put
it next his heart.   »   »   •
Foley, working like a madman nt liis
trunk, heard a light step upon the little
porch, ills heart leaped iu n sickening
throb as Llze crept Into the room nud
stood trembling by the henrtli.
"Well?" he suid, sternly, through his
teeth, "bus Luiighum driven you from
"Dnve, Dave! Oh, will you please to
let me stny wllh you? 1 will uot ask
to be your wife; only let me sny how I
did not know 1 loved you till tonight.
You were not liken lover, Dave. You
treated me like 11 child, and 1 was 11
woman, wlio wanted love nnd sweet
words. I bate liliii! I told him so. uml
be tried to keep me back, bul I lind to
come to you. 1 have been wicked —I let
him kiss me!"
Her voice riled In her throat, Foley
caught her by the arms. "I struck you!"
he snld, hoarsely.    "Can   you   forget
"Oh, yes!" she sobbed, her lips touching his rough hand, Foley ennglil ber
in bis arms and turned her face toward
thi' lump. In her eyes he snw lhe "light
that never wns on sea or hind." In liis
long, silent kiss the past was burled,
nnd a lovely future dawned for* Hie
Wnlfo' Foley's Heart.—St. Louis Post-
"•■Trie sunk
Into thein, sobbing nur^^Jr.vWilis'•.;.on
his breast. ^"*
"Oil, Geoffrey, take me, ta|ke me away
from here! Dnve struck me—he called
me a fearful name! lie sijw you kiss
ine und be will not forgive me any
more." Loo Lnnghiini's fnce blanched,
but be stroked her wet hnlr tenderly.
"Yon nre snfe with me uow, Llze, nnd
mf own!" bo snid. His owu—but how!
She wns yet Foley's wife.
"I wish I hnd not gone with you,"
she Bobbed, still clinging to him, "I nm
so cold, Geoffrey!" Lnnghnin -placed
her lu u chair and found a great shawl
to wrap around her; he knelt before
ber and began to ehal'e her (lands. The
September rniifwns chill and her blue
little (ace wns quivering like n child's.
Not until ho-teard her cry did- Langliain look up tcrsee Pole/ standing ln
the room, Ids great amis folded ujioii
his breast. Laiighani sprung to the
Shelf where his pistol luy, but Fojrw
hud n powerful bund upon his arm,
"Not tliat. tt I hud wanted lo shoot
you I would not hnve given you a
Cb'iUKe for life. I've come to talk with
you ubout Llze. What are yon going
to do with her? I guve her choice of
you and me nnd sin1 chose you."
Langhain's face burned 'dull Scarlet/
but Foley's eyes were like steady Bteel.
"She's been nn honorable wonfnn—
my wife. I dou't know how far your
love-making his gone, but-I want no
woman that don't wont mc. "But I
can't see her go to the devil. I'll kill
lier lirst. She was a baby In o bosket
cradle when the river Honied her to my
cabin door. She's been nil lhe world
to me ever since. I haven't been so
sort-spoken or so loving, bill I gave her
my dame, my love, my respect. Cun
you do Hint for her? Or do you wuni
lier at nil?"
It wns a Cllrlous, pnlb(|*,lc scene* Tlie
,,.,,,*) girl lu the chair Stared lit Foley, bul
l/uighum's rnce wns troubled,
'•1 love hcr," lie snld sloWly. "I Hill
willing lo innke her my wile If It Is
possible. She Is Innocent nnw of ul! but
folly. 1 swenr to you, Foley twltli a
sudden pnsslon), there Is ll > sin between
us. ' »
"Ky much the better If you love ench
other. Now, l.stcn. 1 nm going away
this night—no matter where. She run
got her freedom In a little while und bc
your liiwt'ul wife. I won't pother ynfr-
unless you enst lier off or break: }i* /
heart! Then, iry God, I'll folloir ««.•'
ami kill you Inch by Inch!"
For one moment Foley's eyes blazed
their threat Into Lniighutn's heart.
Then lie was gone Into the night with-
oS one word for Llze.
Foley's   wife   looked   at   Langliain
"He Is gone," she said.
Langhnm bent nnd kissed her fnce,
an ugouy of thoughts In his braiu. But
Llze pushed hlm back from ber.
"I shall never be bis wife. I shall
never Bee him any more!" she said.
"No, no. Y'ou are all minft#ow. You
sliall be my wife and we shall forget
how love began."
Liz? sprang to her feet; her eyes
flashed a strange, amber light upon
ulii. *
"Ob, I don't love you.   I hate you! I
know how.I love Dave.   I want Dave;
I am his wife, not yours!  I »m sorrjs I
kissed you and came to you.   Oh, for-
Iil   give mel   I must go to Dave—"
Opinion  Formed  by r
Potoinuc Rive
"Do you know wlinl lire national
hymn of this country should in*'.'" inquired a visitor to the capital of a re-
The   gentleman   propounding    Hi"
question lind traveled extensively in \
foreign lands und hns been iu nil parts
of his own  country,  from  Florida to
Alaska ami  Ini ween Maine nmi Call- r
fori] in.
The reporter studied a Utile uml then j
answered. *'I suppose you menu 'Down
Upon Hie Suwuunee River?' "
The visitor rubbed his bunds delight- ''
edly. "You hnve struck It exactly," lie
declared, "nud I'll tell you why I run
more convinced of It than ever, I
went down ihe Potomac, the other
night, on one of the excursion sieuin-
i'l's. There wns n lnrge crowd nboard,
ull good-natured nnd happy nt the Idea
of having nn outing. I sized the crowd
up going down, ami I mnde up my
mind Hint It was pretty cosmopolitan—
containing people from ull sections of
the country.
"On the return trip I snt with n
friend, n native of New Hampshire,
".i.i  b    Xorthenvi      ',      "\ VVe
were ou lhe do<* j"-**'1 w* 1-i'r.
house. Afrei, Wijftfl nunc*.;fn litth
time SOtlfOOUng people bcgaS slnglugl
They rang In tbe old-time favorites
•Old Black Joe,' 'Dixie,' 'Maryland, Mj
Maryland,' which, by lhe way, carr.-.'.i
some emotion, ami other sojigs. Including '.My Bonnie,' 'How ,Con I Bear to
•Leave Thee,' nnd others. Bach one
caused a few to chime in, but there
Men do not call it good luck unless It
is lu uiouey.
Some peoplo should be good; tbey
nre not pretty.
A mail must either suffer with dyspepsia or hunger.
Au old soldier never cares anything
for a slui m bat He.
How soon a bride gets over that
fawn-like tremble!
Tlie nearer you get to u big man, the
smaller he becomes,
Every bore thinks the people he uu-
uoys ure fond of Irlin,
Somo people nre so worthless they
can't build a wood Uro.
You like some fools because you can
feci wise by comparison.
No mnu works too much, but nearly
every mull frets too much,
A surprising number of men uiuko
tho mistake of being dcadlieuts.
People greatly enjoy bearing that a
practical Joker bus been whipped.
It ls easy for a woman who owus a
horse uud buggy to make friends.
An Irlshniuu enn be smart Without
being cranky, but an American can't.
A girl who "runs" after the boys,
never bus any trouble In catching
Y'ou cun never tell whether a new
preacher '.s a success until he gets a
Tlie smaller the hotel the more likely It ls to be known lis "The Palace."
A foreigner will run nfter his bat
when It blows off, while nn American
will walk.
A bet with a woman Is called a "Jawbone bet," because she never puts up
any money.
A farmer never feels quite so Important ns when be comes to towu driving four liorses.
We bave noticed that we are never
ns comfortable in bed ns when called
In lho morning to leave It.
Remember when you go visiting that
yon wouldn't be there if the peoplo
knew how to got rid of you.
The charge is made that women wbo
talk to men n great denl nliont honor
cnnnol play cards without cheating.
When a woman can't sleep well in a
strange lml, she at onco linij'i," ' bat
It ls because something.
If u woman ls linl
believes her  *,i^ivvXS^>yt'"'  W,U
li,..- -v-v r ot||Pr
astride, say they hnve neither wish no.
Intention to be mannish', but simply
desire to show they can ride comfortably uud be feminine at the sume time,
Mrs. Dawes und Mrs. Bull, of Alameda, were tho first two women to Introduce "cross-saddle" riding in their
city, nud lu a few weeks a dozen or
more young women and girls Joined
them nnd guve up the side Saddle. Miss
Mabel Beebe, of Onkluml, has been riding astride for three years or more, uud
Is a superb horsewoman, The divided
skirt ls worn by Hie majority of thu
women, but In long-illslniice and country riding bloomers are preferred, ami
aro mado up lu the smartest possible
wny. Miss Hnnna, daughter of Senator Mark A. Hanna, ls ono of the converts to eross-eaddle riding. Here in
Buffiilo some of the younger horsewomen ride In this manner witli divided Bklrts so deftly aurl modestly arranged that one hardly uotlces anything unconventional about them.—.
Buffalo Commercial.
■e Ims-Vr* '   bat
Wl/firpots nre' of
., .ih old man beco
ui.iiiitrr    lire oeonlp
ji, meant n
or quul.
. *'<ii sn,
a ^.k
mes Interested
mail, the people discover that
poi ns.obi us bis appearance has
■tliili. riu'd. »
' When a mini receives n large sum of
•money hla»ftionds t^il of It, bin uot so
iniirii In rejolcimx as to give hi? cred-
was no special enthusiasm. "jiltors a hint to act,
"At lasl the singers?I«ck up 'Down ;    Thl, „■••      , „.,„, ,,„,,„, of ,,,,,.,. p(,on.
Upon mf-Suwanneti River.   The effeotJ ojn   ,„,,, ,ft)t „,,„„„„,,.-,■.   A   „.,„„„„
wns mnglcal.   In alt Instant It scen.cl J v|;osi, myl     ,|llmimls ,0 g„nllls „ li0|1.
to me that everybody on tie boat. In**    b .-„■   ^ ghfl ,,.,,. ,,„ t)me t0
eluding my reserved.companion, bad], ,
Joined lu-    The plaintive air floated
over the water lo the •Maryland uud
Virginia shores, nnd wns •Witflod upward In the starlight. When It wns
finished there wns complete silence for
u little time. I'am not nn enfttional
man, but I felt my breath catrh'nnd
the tears euhio Into my oyos.
"My fiienrj put liis band on ray knee.
i always feel n  truer patriot  when I
hear thut song,' was all he snld,
York Telegram.
People who smile to your face, will
make fun of you behind your buck.
Ilein^nilicr ibis, and act as well us pos
sibfe when with people, thus giving
them as Hide occasion us possible to
niiike fun of you when your back Is
TlMvJ.'rook National Dress.
Tbe Greek national dress, whirl ls
not really Greek at all. hut Allmijlan.
Is going out *f use exVepI among t'
Shepherds aud Ibe people of the mm.
tains. But though It Is discarded for
everyday use, the Greeks, arc fond of
Iheir old picturesque costumes, and
nearly every mnu uud woman who eaji
afford to do so keeps a suit of thc former type to wear upon family, feic
days, half nu serleuxj half nk a fancy
costume, (ire* children ordinarily
wear much the same clothes as do
Ainciieun boys nnd girls al school und
about the^tri'i;ts of ihe larger towns,
but are put^mo the AlbaiAtiii kills now
nnrl Hicn-pcrhnvs Just ns much
against iheir wills us ivjjf against the
grain of little tols ut Irrmic to submit
to Lord Fnuiitleroy "llxlngs."
The Albanian dress is very pretty upon n boy of from 4 to 10 years, The
dark rosy face of the Greek child looks
out wlnnlngly from under lhe drooping I "'""
red fez, wilh lis long blue or gold tassel. ''"),,,',
The little blue or yellow Jacket, sleeveless nnd shaped like a zounve, Is covered with embroidery, nnd Is worn open
In front to show the while shirt with
full flaring sleeves^ About the waist
comes a leather, 'fclrdle, heavily embroidered, nud Willi a grout poueii ended a "biiutlerole," into wbich men stick
pistols and Unl.ves. but which does Just
Only One Hobesplorre.
The world bus produced bniches. of
New j gvgai conquerors, statesmen, reformers, nnd writers; but It has brought to
light only one Robespierre. He was
the unique creation of n most exceptional clinch. He was naturally of the
type from which men select churchwardens nnd seoreiarles of ehnrltuble
societies, yet ho became u beacon portent to all ages,
fids monster of crime was precise.
methodical, neat lu dress, fastidious In
his bnblts, and gentle lu bis manners.
So amiable wus be In private life that
his dependents adored him and his
brother died for liini. in nn earlier
part of his career lie refused n Judg
slip because his kind heart would nol
permit him to sentence criminals to
f?f settled   times   lie    WOUld    have
passed a life <>f amiable,' respectable
in.iiio.Tiiy   uml    numerous   virtues
would huve been inscribed on Ids tomb.
But revolution come nnd the man who
would hnve turned aside Hint tic might
not crush u tgorm quickly developed
Into a tyrant more bloody ana remorse-
i less  llinii   tho   worst  of  Roman   em*
Though possessed of very morlernlc
iiliilities lie yet ruled lhe great French
republic with a rod of Iron, while the
national convention, tha elected parliament of the people, tremlnTd   at bis
frown. Such a combination of Incongruities has appeared but once.on the
stage of history, and It Is unlikely that
nature will ever nguln be so freakish
us to. roll i do 'one n country curate
as well for the small boys* marbles. Be,[ lllwvol.-s cl,,fU| „ (iiiiic-liiK master, aud
low the waist falls n short white cot-; a ^ero,—AilswerS.
ton kilt, known as a "fuslanclln," There ,	
nre also short wldtCbroochos, high red , Women on Horseback,
gaiters and red shoes which turn up j perhaps It may uot be generally
at the points and have tassels on the ' known that Queen AUne Instituted the
toes. A little boy lu this sort of rig j f.,s||i0u of riding on a sidesaddle, says
looks like a cherubic bandit out of a : „ writer iu lhe New York Tribune. She
comic opera—an effect which is of ,nj t*,*8 been use of » deformity
course quite fascinating.—Philadelphia j brought aliout by chronic hip 'disease.
The "Earthquake" Coat.
The "earthquake" cont ls tlte latest
tljlng Invented. Onco enveloped In
this extraordinary garment a man may
laugh at earthquakes. It really consists of two coats, one over the other,
tlie space between them being thickly
padded. On eaoh"slde are ten pockets
"for the carrying-of provisions. The
Idea of the coat ls to prejvenf the wenr-
| er belnj loured" by any falling object.
In riding liorselmck the only way In
Wihick she could conceal the defect waa
by bunching herself up ou'a side saddle. Of course, whatever the Queen
did was at once adopted. Mauy physicians say It ls positively and permanently Injurious for women to ride regularly nnd for long distances in'the
crumped and unnatural position they
are necessary compelled to assume
when using the side saddle* The California women, who are adopting the
habit   of   riding   "cross-saddle,     or
Seton Merrlman's "The Sowers"
stands next to "Trilby" ln Uie popular
A new magazine of liberal thought,
entitled Mind, lias been sturted In New
York under the editorship of John Emery McLean, late managing edlior of
the Metaphysical Magazine,
Miss Elizabeth P. Wormeley has
spent fifteen years In translating Balzac's "Comedle Humalne," and the publication of "The Deputy of Aids," being the fortieth volume, completes her
The edition de luxe of Rudyard Kipling's works whicli the Macinlllans nre
publishing in England Is to follow In
arrangement the "Outward Bound Edition" published by the Sorlbuers iu this
The Forest and Stream Publishing
Company, New York, announces In
book form Fred Mather's angling
sketches, entitled "Men I Hnve Fished
With," which hnvo been running In the
Forest nnd Stream.
Of making of books nbout Joan of
Arc there Is Rpurently no end. The
lu tost is for children. A simply told
story Is to be Illustrated by forty-three
Colored pictures after drawings by tbe
famous painter, Boutete de Mom-el,
and published by the Century Com-
Pf.nj'.'.    *   ,      .   "*' .
<n Harper's dipt. Manan presents a
tlipeljt discussion  of  the  advantages
Which  Cuba  possesses   over Jamaica
nnd  other  neighboring  Islands  as  a
basis of nnvnl operations for the pro
lection of tlio mouth of the Mt«s:     ppj
nsid of, the proposed channel oi
lunnlcutiou through the Isthmus i
our ports,on the Pacific.
Maurus Jokal, the p'rolilic Ilu: garlnn
novelist and poet, author of mon- Hiun
300 volumes, which have been trans
luted Into almost every spoken Ian
guage, ls now at work upon un epic In
the form of a drama. The subject Is
taken from the curliest Magyar history,
from the time of the legendary Arpnd.
It Is to be called "Leveute," und Joknl
says he has hopes It will "take a place
In Magyar literature somewhat similar
to thut filled by tha 'NUiiiiingenlled'
In German literature." The force of au-
doclty could no further go! Tbe "Nib-
elUUgenlied" represents n whole age.
The Bookman has u good Joke on the
Independent. Iii commenting on the
foiileth anniversary number of the Atlantic the Independent speaks of the
"wild delight with which we brcuj.-
fiistod with the Autocrat In those first
twelvo Atlantics." Turning back lo
the Hies of the Indejftndent of nearly
forty years ngo Hie Bookman finds n
review or Holmes' "Professor at the
Breakfast Table" which says that
Holmes "hns dashed at many things
which he does not understand, iiiiil hns
succeeded .In lrrftniiiig nnd repelling
from the magazine many who bad formerly rend It with plefrsiire," and ending with the opinion thai tbe book ns a
whole "will be pronounced a failure."
Truly, "wild delight" is good.
I'll.-,   Ill   ir.lllr- It...oris.
Tiled bath-rooms appeal io the eye
nnrl to tbe sensibilities nnd Biinllnry
considerations to most people, but
ilon'.l put them lire lib's -lulu your
house, the plumbers sny. Tliu bathroom has an uneven temperature.
When the hot water Is turned ou nud
tbe room Is filled Willi sleiim, everything eapiible of expansion iii the room
expands, only to be followed by a
speedy contraction wheu the room returns to Its normal temperature. This
uneven treatment tlie tiles resent, and
they show it by dropping out. Persons to whom the expense ls not a
question nre removing the Hies In their
bath-rooms anil lire having Ihem replaced with slabs of marble; which cau
be fastened securely.—New York
Inventions that Will  Aid Sketchers.
An apparatus Invented by a Frenchman enables one to make u most excel-
deut landscape sketch, even though >uc
has not the slightest idea of drawiug.
By en arrangement of lenses a reproduction of the view ls thrown ou u
sheet of vegetable jiaper, and nil one
has to do Is to follow with a peucll the
outline of tbe picture, and In a few
minutes the re9ult will bc startling to
tbe operator.
Delaware's Public Whippings.
At Wilmington, Del., wbere offenders
are publicly whipped, crowds of girls
look orf and seem to cujoy the spectacle.
A superstitious man Is nearly always
a petty man. THE   MINER.
THE MlNK.lt ls I'duted on Saturdays, anil will
"bo mailfld to BTiy Billr*.-, in Canada or the
United Suites lor one year on receipt ol two
dollurs.   SlngU* copies live cents.
ratr ol |B per i-olnrnn lur-h per month.
the rate ol 15 cents per nonpareil line tirst
Insertlou. Advertisements running lor a
shorter |*rlod than three months are classed
CORRKSPONDKSrE Irom every part of the
Yale District an.l communications upon live
triples always acceptable. Send In your
news while it Is fresh, and we will dn thc
JOB FBIHTOra turned out lu ilrst-cluss style
st tbe shortest notice.
A.ldrcss T. 11. HCCABTKBA BOX,
GkaND I'olrKH, B. G.
uu 11. ing at a point in  Stevens county,
crossing tbe Columbia river and northwest bv the most feasible route through
the reservation to connect on the international Boundary line with   any   rail
road which may be built   from   British
Columbia.   In the   event  ol   both   the
dominion government and U. S. senate
passing the bills there   is   no   question
out what Mr, Corbin will at once commence the construction of his line along
the route already mapped out.   The interests of the Eoundary district demand
that there should be no dodging the issue in the dominion parliament when the
question is brought up, and if Mr. Corbin can show that he   meanB   business
he should be   given   every  encouragement by that body.
trial at tbe first court of compete it jur
isdiction, and was admitted to bail , in
the sum of $1,000. The inlormntion
against W. C. Nichol, editor of the Province, has been withdrawn for the present to give him an opportunity of making an intended eastern tour, and owing
to the absence of Mr. Boslock in Ottawa, he has not been served; while the
case against Ian Colurt, was gone into
but was adjourned.
, No. 37.
T    f\   O   *C    MEKTS   BVKIIY   KATfltnAY
I. KJ. \J. r. evenin*; nt K 0*0
liallatiarsrrn.il   C.   A eor.ll.il Invitation ex-
endod toil! sojournl/n't brethren.
jmiin iv. uclarkn,n.o
A. C. ("ouUrTON, 1'.. S.
Carson Lodge I. 0. 0. V
evenin*. Bt8 O-olOok In Iheir
Church Notice.
Sabbath In lhe church at 11 a. m. ami 7:30
p* m. In the school room at tlrund Forks. Sir'.
hath school 10:30 a. m. In lhe school room.
At CaiSon weekly :r p. m.
EXIT 1897.
To-day we are leaving the old year
behind and commencing the new.
E'ghteen hundred and nrnety-sevin has
witnessed great progress throughout the
entire world although locally we have
not experienced the rnpid development
and growth that was expected in the
early part of the year. This was due to
the failure to secure railway connection
with the outside world, and not in any
respect to anv lack of resources on the
part of the Boundary country. That
this willbe supplied during thc coming
season seems certain, as both tbe C. P.
P.. and Corbin have signified their intention of pushing their lines through
here, and the development which has
taken place throughout the various
camps, during the season, although not
nearly so greit as it would have been,
bad belter transportation facilities been
available, has made the value of the
trade more apparent to those parties as
public carriers. That one at least, and
likely both of these railway systems will
be built in here during the coming year
seems now beyond question.
Tho  city of   Grand   Forks itself has
paade considerable  progress during tr..*
year.   In the early part of the fr
the city was given letters of   in...
tion gianting it the right of self govern
ment, and in  May the first municipal!
election was held.   Since that time the
council have arranged for the instalment
pf water works and an   electric light
system,   has   improved   tu.    principal
streets of the citv, and lijts piovide.i for
further public improvements by arranging lor a loan by the issue and sale ol
city debentures.
Throughout the city a number of fine
buildings have been erected'during the
season, notably, the splendid private
residence of Dr. Averill, which occupies
a commanding position overlooking the
city, and the several hotels and other
Structures which were built in anticipation ol the expected advent of the railway.
In Upper Grand Forks a number of
dwellings, hotels, stores and a black-
liiiiiihing business has been added to the
structures of the town, making the general aspect of the place more in keeping with the growth of this section,
Surrounding the city, and occupying
the valley Qf the Kettle river are a number of excellent farms, which produce
splendid crqps of grain, fruit and vegetables, of equal quality and flavor to
that grown in any portion of north western Aqiericg. In addition to the agricultural capabilities of tlje valley, the
surrounding foot hills, covered with
bunch grass from base to summit, furnish
Ixcellent grazing for the herds kept by
the stock owners of tbe low lands.
Again the mineral resources ot the
district immediately tributiry to the
city one ot equal extent and value to
(bat of aqy Btmilar-area known elsewhere
to-day. The development work conducted 'during the past year having demonstrated this beyond all question, so
(hat we ■• ly rely on a growth and extension ol the city's trade during the
doming y ir, commensurate with its
pplendid position, as the eastern gateway tq the rich Boundary country, whieh
it the present time is attracting tbe attention ol the most inltuential moneyed
n?en of America and Britain.
H tho past year bas not hennas satisfactory as the majority hoped it would
be, it certainly has produced results thai
«re of supremo importance, inasmuch
as the developme nt of tbe district has
pot only proven its value as a rich mineral section, but compelled the attention
qf tbe great computing railway lings of
fbe country, which now seem determined
fo effect an entrance here with the least
possible delay. Th e moment they have
accomplished this, the hopes of those
tyhq have pinned their faith to Qrand
Porks will be, we have not the least
doubt, rcaluc1 *n the full.
The Boundary Creek Times appar-
antly is unable to realize that it is be-
com 1 g a laughing stock for all sensible
people, and writhing under the lew words
oi admonition we have been compelled
to addiess to it, launches out in its last
issue rn a lurid article full of advice to
this paper, how to conduct its particular
business, if we may be permitted the
privilege, we wish to point out to our
whining contemporary of the deep dark
valley, that it will require the best available efforts in its own behalf to esteem
the title reputation it now possesses as
an excuse for appearing as a public
purnal at all. When it has accomplished its own success it will be more in
keeping with its reputation, to lecture
as in regard to our particular line of
business, than is the case at present.
The iMiNEit certainly thinks the boundary line ought to be clearly defined between the two mining divisions of the
Kettle River, and Grand Forks, but we
do not think that line should be remov
ed from its present location along
the water shed between the two divisions. What sort of eruption the Times
will deliver for our benefit next week,
heaven only knows, but at most any
thing mav be expected.
Our Neighbors Across the Line Celebrated
Right Merrily.
Christmas at Nelson passed off merrily and peacefully, there being a surfeit
of social enjoyment unattended by anything of an unpleasant character unless
it was the disappearance from the ball
room of sundry pairs of overshoes during the course of the masquerade ball.
The festivities opened with a shooting
match wbich commenced at lo o'clock
Friday morning and continued until
dark. Eigbt turkeys lost their heads at
tbe hands of the crack rifle shots, the
shooting being at the turkey's heads at
a distance of sixty yards. After tbe
turkey match target shooting was commenced, the prizes being chickens.
This amusement lasted until dark.
Frank McFarland of Carson, proved to
be tne best shot among the numerous
contestants, with Si Hill of Nelson, second. Following the turkey shoot was a
raffle for a shot gun, which was won by
the mining recorder, H. M. Genin.
In the evening there was a Christma-i
tree in th; school house with a cbildrens'
Gty of Grand Forks.
BY-LAW NO. 14.
A By-law lo Enable Electors Otherwise Qualiiied to Vote Notwithstanding the Nonpayment ol Taxes, -lie.
THE MUNICIPAL COUNCIL ol the Corporation ol the City ol Grand Porks in Council
assembled, enacts as [ollows:
1. .'-II electors of the Municipality ol the City
ol Grand Forks otherwise quafilied shall be ell-
tilled to vote at the election ol a Mayor and Alderman ol the said Oily to bo held fn January,
A. B. 18118. notwithstanding the non-payment nl
taxes, rates and assessments doe or payable by
such elector* to the said Munie.ipatty.
Passed In open Council this 30th day ol November. A, 11. 18W. Iterodsldcreil aod llnally
adopted, signed and sealed this 1st day oi December, A, li., 18117.
w. 0. hepworth.
Fred Wolmstun, Actinu Mayor.
Cily Clerk.
Council Chamber, Grand Forks, December 1st,
Let every man have his name on tbe
petition requesting thc Dominion parliament to grant a charter to the Spokane
Falls & Northern Railway.
The municipal election takes place
one week fro.n next Thursday.
Now tha the Roislan i push is back
things politically ought to hum.
Tub MiNF.it wishes its many readers
a ilappy New Year.
Grand Forks Mining Division,
■nber 18—"Tupper," VV. G.   Mc-
■-dy mountain.
•    "Morton,'
Thk petitioning of the Dominion Parliament to grant a charter to any rail
way that may desire to build into the
Dqundary country the coming season is
fi step in tbe right direction, That Mr.
Corbin intends to build into tbis section
within tbe nest twelye months, provided be is given a charter, there is no
doubt, and every honorable means
fbould be brought; to bear qn the government tq see (hat he Is granted the
charier he Is asking for. Senator Wilson has introduced a bill in the United
States senate, granting to the Spokane
falls & Northern Railway a right  of
1,,-eei-iber .
, *.,<-*.   'V.   l.;.*..,
'Wallflower,"   A. \
I. H. Hallett
ax Kuntz,
December    22-Bank England,
Thos. Hardy
iDecetober 23-Ella Clark to E. Clark,
December 16—Henry Blair etal, to
Joseph L, Sttep, all interest in the '-Lit-
cle Bollie." •'
December 17—Ed.'A. Haine, to W.
Shaw, Yi interest m the "Donald Fraction, j
December 20—W. T. Smith** F. Fa-
nell et al, A interest in the*"Golden
Rod;" W. N. Wolverton 1-10 interest in
"Aluminum," A interest in "Lake
Shore." % interest in "Pilot Knob.1' y,
interest in "Bald Face," A interist in
"Mother Eve'' to I. Wolverton; H. A.
Huntley to E. Bently, % interest in the
December 21—E. W. Johnson to J. T.
O'Brien, '£ interest in the "Monte Carlo."
December 22—G. R. Nad*>n to Frank
Gome, A interest in the "City of Denver," .
December 27-F. Bailey to F. H.
Long )i interest in the "Queen of Sbeba"
and "Queen Adelaide."
December 29—W. W. Gibbs to -Robt
Wood ti interest in the "Snow Shoe," A
interest in Jhe "Rawhide;" Vf. J. Francis
to Carl Bender 'A interest in the "Lillie
May" and "Hester;" F. C. Wood et al to
Carl Bender, % interest ih the "Lillie
May" and "Hester,"
Kettle River Mining Division.
Poe. 14—Cashier, Graham's onmp, Forbes M.
flee. 1.1- Isable, Kllliberly, P, Cook.
Pee. n**—Oll'sprlng, llendwood, Lewis Htnd:
Queen of Theba, Pcarlwood. Geo. Andrews,
Deo. 82-.Illgh Point, Deadwood, F. Vaughn.
Dee.28—Moscow, Greenwood, J. lleinenway.
Pee. ai—Golden Age, Dkylark, J. Christie.
Per-. 28—Midway, on boundary creek. Wm,
Powers; Little Monarch, tireo^ood, J, HoiScn.
Tromsoo, Hrnrth'r. cairt|),  It. Stuart
Deo, tl-
agent for A. Ferguson; Sitka, tycenwood, G. W
Dec. 1(1.-New York, Greenwood, Bich Hhea to
J. 11. McArther and I'tillipCarl; io.lenii.lu. I.so
coon, York, Cleveland. Wild Ross, fraction,
and Gold Mess,MmlthH rami). J,c. Hass and Hon.
U.K. Fester loP CKIoess.
Doc. 17—Standard, Greouwood camp, 7 82 Int..
Golden HodlS Int., Plivallun, rr * Int., Central
camp, W.T. Smith lo Farrcl <"* Mlgenn; Bod
Hock, Greenwood camp, all Int., E. D Phea to
M. II. Kane; Teutonic, Clean Grit, Moonlight
Goldnll Treasure--, Coppercamp, all Int., J. E
tr> E (', Hooper.
Dec. 18 -Alma. Iractlonal *<j Int., Silver Dnck,
fraoilonal, and Owl,'' Iut. each, c. Guest to J,
J'. Flrrnd.
V Dec. 21-New No. 7, Central, Js Int., J. M. Kel-
llherto >V. J. Francis.
Dec. 23-Venus and Mars, li Int. eaoh, Jerry
Connelly to John tf. McDonnell.
Dee. IH—PeaiKMk. Deadwood, K Inl,. R. N. McLean fi W. W. Utbbs.
Dee. '27—Enterprise, Archer, Long Lako, bond,
Geo. Voderiek MeKeirisle.
Dec. 17—Bengali!, Klmberley tramfri J. 8. Har
rlson; Granada, Graham's F. M. Kerby.
Pee. 18—Capital Prise, East ol Anaoonda, 8. C
Johnson: Ruby, .Smith's. 0. A. E. Shaw.
Dec. 20—Bruce, Graham's camp, 8. M. Johnson, agent J, C. Hass; Emerald. Deadwood, S.
M. Johnson, agenttorJ. C- Hass.
Deo. 37—Snowdrop, Midway, Frederick Mc-
Laino. t
A Senator, an M. P. and" an Editor Figure
as Defendants.
" Hewitt Bostock, M. P.,* Ian Coltart
and W. C. Nicbol, of the Province
newspaper, and  Senator  Templeman,
Croprietor of the Victoria Times, have
een sued by Hon. I. H. Turner, Premies, and Hon. C. E. Pooley, president
of the executive council of British Columbia, charged with criminal libel.
The alleged lihpl was published in the
.Province and copied by the Times, iii
an article dealing with the ministers''
connection with a Klondyke  company,
Tire above is a true ol a by-law nrifsed by the
Municipal Council of the citv of Grand Forks
on lhe 1st day ol December, 18S7, aud all persons
are hereby renulred to take notice tliat anyone
desirous ol applying to have such by-law, or
any part theruol, quashed, must make his application lor that purpose Pi the Supreme Court
within one month next alter tho publication ol
this bv-law Id the Brlilsh Columbia Gazette, or
he will be loo late to bc heard br that behail.
Kreo Wollaston, City Clerk.
MINERAL   ACT   1896.
program prepared by tlye pupils of Miss
Ediams' school. The little ones surprised everyonoby their declami'.ory talent
and musical ability. In the singing
tbey were assisted by a quartett of old. r
folks. S inta Clause, in th: person <
J. C. Price, distributed the gifts from the
heavily laden tree, and nj one, young
or old, was forgotten. The committ* e
having the affair in charge, Mrs. M.
Ediams, Mrs. C. E. Huff and Mrs. W.
A. Wilcox, listed 52 children belonging
to the town.
After the cbildrens' exercises were
over, the floor was cleared for the dance-
iog and the masquerade ball was commenced with Harry Donough as floor
manager. The size oi the hall was hardly adequate to the crowd that assembled,
Grand Forks, Greenwood and Eureka
being represented, Everyone had a
delightful time however in spite ot tbe
jostling and corn cru thing and tbe prevailing freedom characteristic of frontier
towns, kept evervone .feeling perfectly
at ease. At 11 o'clock the masks were
removed and an hour after clearing up
the mystery, an adjournment was taken
for indulgence in turkey at the Miners'
hotel. Dancing wai resumed after supper and continueduntilnearly daybreak.
During the intermission for supper
the hall was taken possesion oi by a
number of the boys for singing and clog
dancing. A half dozen or more of the
most aident dcciplcs of terpsichorean
art displayed their skill, and some steps
were introduced that were fearfully and
wonderful y executed.
The Grand Forks contingent returned
home in the early hours of dawn, thoroughly tired but well satisfied with the
evenings pleasure.
Mountain Rose Mineral Claim, situate ln thc
Uraud Forks Mining Division ol Vale District Where located;—Summit Camp on
East ol the Emma Mineral claim.
TAKE NOTICE that I W. T. Smith, Ireo miner's
eertlllcale No. 81)812, Intend, sixty days Irom
the dale hereof, to apply to  tho Milling Beeor-
.. v........ .   der for a certilicate ol improvements, lor thc
„.,_. „,   purpose ol obtaining a Drown Graptol the above
personal    |,|Bl'm    And lurlhor take notice that action, under section 87, must bc commenced before tho
issuance of such certificate of Improvements.
Putcd this tth day ol October, WW.
Gty of Grand Forks.
A By-Law to Provide (or the Subdivision ol
Grand Forke into Wards:
TIIE MUNICIPAL COUNCIL of the Corporation of the City of Grand Forks enacts as
1. The City of Grand Forks shall be and the
same is hereby divided into two wards, to be
known as the North and South wards
2. There shall be Included within the boundaries of the North Ward all that portion ofthe said
eity, except as is hereinafter provided, lying on
the nortlily Bide of a line drawn through thc
centre of Bridge street and extending to the
Kaaterly boundary of thc said City, exceptiug
thereout thnt portion of the said city known as
thc Van Ness Addition.
2. There shall be included within the boundaries of ihe South Ward all that portion of the
said City lying on the Southerly side of a Hue
drawn throunh the centre of Bridge street and
extending to the Easterly and Westerly boundaries of the said City including that portion ol
the said city known as the Van Ness Addition.
4. The numbor of Alderman to bo elected by
each ward shall be three.
ltead hrht, becond and third times, December
thira, A.  D.,  1897.   Reconsidered and   finally
adopted and paused December-ithsA. D., 1.SA7.
Fhed Wow-ahtow, Acting Mayo*.
City Council.
Notice Is horebv given that thc above Is a true
copy of a By-law uass'Hl by the Municipal Council of the City of Grand Forks on the fourth dny
of December, A. 1).. -K.7. and all )>ersons are
hereby required to take notice that anyone de*
strouxof applying to have such by-law or any
part thereof, quashed, must make his application fnr that purpoae to the Supreme Court of
British Columbia within one month next after
the publication of this bylaw lu the British
Columbia tiatette or he will be too late to be
heard ln that behalf.
Fued WOLLASTOK-City Clerk.
Paints, Oils, Brushes, Sash & Doors,
Aothing You Want in the Hardware Line and Can't Find it go to
W.K. C. Manly's Store, Grand Forks, B. C.
Number Four mineral claim situate In the
Grand Forks mining Divison 0IV0I0 district.
Where located:—in Central camp.
TAKE NOTICE I John A. Coryell as audit lor
I Henry White tree miner's cortillcate No.
87.r61 and M. W.Palmerstou free miner's certitieate No. CIA, Intend, slsty days Irom tbe date
hereof, to apply to the Mining Recor-
der for certilicate ol improvemenls, Ior the l>ur-
poso Of obtaining a Crown grant 0! the above*
And further tako notice that action, undor
section «7, must be ooinmcn.urd before the issu-
aueo of sucli certlllcato of improvements.
Dated this llth dav of September. WW*.
The Only Place in Town
that Handles Fruit.
rcsh Supply Received Dolly.
Dealer In
* Tobacco and Cigars,
Groceries* Salt Meats and Miners Supplies.
MP*Prospectors and Miners will And it to their interest to fftve m« a call beforo parch slog
1 enn save you money.   Full Une of Fishing Tinkle lust Kerch- -1.
His Honour, the Lieutenant  Governor, has
it -n pleased to make  the following appointment:— ^_
22nd December, 1897.
Errderic Wollaston. of the City of Orsmd
Forks, Esquire, to be a member of the Board of
Licencing Comml^slnners for tbe said oity, vice
Jiime.s A. Aikman, Esquire. Harrister-ut-Law,
Choice Wines Liquors and Cigars.
Tbis hotel is located about 12 miles from Grand Forks up the North Fork.
Good Fishing aod Hunting in the vicinity. Meals served at all hours, and
tbe best of sleeping accommodations. H. P. TORONTO, Proprietor.
B. C. Mineral Claim (Lot HS2) sltuoted in tbe
(irand Forks Mining Uivlsou ol Yale District.
Where locatedr—Summit Camp near the On.
tarlo Mineral claim.
TAKE NOTICE that I. IsaacH. Hallett,asagcut
I lor Albert Kconah, Free Miner's ccrtWeate
No. 89733, intend, sixty days from the date hereof, to applv to the Mining Itecordcr for a certitieate 01 Improvements, lor the purpose ol obtaining a Crown Grant ..I thc above claim.
Aud further hike notice Ural notion, under section 87, must be commenced belore the Issuance ol such certificate ol Improvements.
I. II, IIaii.it.
Dated this 6th day ol November, HOT.
The House of Commons Asked to Grant a
Charter for a Railway.
Tbe following is a copy of a petition
that in being circulated and signed pi^^WSSSB^t^StlSSi^A
County Court Notice.
The sitting of the County Court of Vale will
be holden at
Fairview, Wednesday, the 4U1 day ot
May,  1898.
at the hour of 11 In lhe lorenoon.
Bv i immmand C. A. R. I.imblt
Government olliee, Osoyoos,)        D. K, C. C.
Nov, 20th. 1S97. (
PUBLIC notice la henbv given 11 the electois
o*i*,,~    * ~        r   \ v  'cytP-re the presenas of the said, electors at
"■ toi-^0.,. it has beeppreeeij«--4y Wf .^"i.*.-*' •-.•"••-v**1 ,k~ •••■■ v*L.'-":",r*" »'
),» c       .   .",_j   M       i. T.v Jsk„ ' 0"«-*-» "noil, for the purpose of «**a*tug per
il •Jf."f-"r =">d Members of tb*r-|p..«i-present them iii lhe MunlcTiwl Couu-
IloHse'brXoi..ipons%of the Dominion."1 "" "
tanada.]—Hon. Omtlemen: Your petitioners having in view tbe best interests of this Province would respectfully
draw your attention to the urgent need
of transportation facilities through that
part of tbe District of Yale generally
known as Kettle river and Boundary
All your petitioners are residents and
proaeijy owners, aid believe that the
district is exceedingly rich in precious
metals the dcve!opfn*it of which would
soon tend* to recoup the Piovince ior
any expense or liability incurred in rendering such "assistance or taking such
-iction as may be necessary to secure the
Immediate construction of a railway
*Jjrou*jh this part of tbe Province to connect with one oi the leading railway
systems of the continent.
Your petitioners would further pray
that at the ensuing stSsion of the legislature you will adopt such measures as
will insure railway building through tbis
district tbis comiqg summer ana that
you will not reluse to .grant a charter for
such purpose to' any reliable company
who will commence construction within
'sixty days from the time of such charter
being granted and carry on the work to
completion within a reasonable time.
And your petitioners as in duty bounti
will ever pray.
*Letthe Members Decide it.
During the past week or ten days
there has been considerable discussion
in church circles relative of tbe removal of the church building from its
present location tn a more central one
in Grand Forks. In this, like in every
thing else, the strife between the two
towns is the chief bone of c
and unless somebody slips in and steals
Ibe bone, tnVr* is lible to be any
amount of bard feelings engendered over
tbe matter before tbe question is fin illy
settled.   The removal  of  the church
Vij*s .lUivor or Aldermen
iticji-Aido ot nomination of candidates shall
ber„d»iuated in writing; the writing shall Im
subscribed by two vrrteis of the municipality, hs
proposer and seconder, and shall Ini delivered
lo ine Returning oftleer at any time between
Iho date ol the notice anil 2 p. m. of the day of
this nomination, and In the event ol a poll being necessary, such poll will bc opened on the
13th dny ol January at VanNess' olllco In the
North ward, and Ht L. a. Manly's olttre lu tho
8 ruth Ward, of which every person ls heruby
required to take notice and govern himself a*1,
The persons qualified to Ire nominated
for and elected as Mayor shall be such persons as aro male British subjects of the full
age of twenty one years, and are not disquall
lied under any inw and have been for the six
months next preceding the dny of nomination
tlie registered owner In the Land Registry ollieo,
of land or real property in the city o. the assessed value on the last munlclnal assessment roll
of one thousand dollars or more over aud above
any registered incumberancc or charge and
who are otherwise duly qualified as municipal
voters. *
Tito persons qualified to be itr.iiiinoted Ior
and elected us aldermen shall-ho suclfpcrsoni
as are male llrkisli subjects 0! the full age of
twenty-one yeaJeruntt are not disqualified under
any law and have been for the sfx mouths next
preceding the day of nomination the registered
owner iu the Land Registry office, ol land and
real property in the city ol the^assessed value on
the municipal assessment roll fivo liumlr^i
dollars or more over and above any registered
tnirrilnberaticeor charge and who are otherwise
qualified as muultipai voters
Given under my hand at Grand Forks.lhe 1st
day of January, 1 *.*'*-, ,
Fbrd Woi.i^ston,
Returning Officer,
Ontario mineral claim, situate In the Grand
Forks Mining Division of Yale District
Whero located: Summit camp.
TAKE NOTICE that I William Shaw, Free
■ Miner's Certilicate No. 87,fi*26, Intend, sixty
days form Ihe date hereof, to apply to the Mining Utt-order fora Ccrlllleute of Improvements,
for the purpose ot obtaining a Crown Grant r.l
th" above clnlin.
And Iurther take notice that nction, under
section 37, must bc commenced belore thc Is-
sua'iccolsii'rii Certificate ol Improvements.
Dated this ICth day ol December, 18117.
Bath  Rooms,
RIVERSIDE.      -      -      -       GRAND FORKS
building couldicensily settled by leav
ing it to a voteesFlhe members of the
church. Tn most organizations of this
chjMcter tbe majority rules and there
-fhoBld be no exceptions in this case.
"■Let's bave a vote on it.
New Commercial Association,
The Boundary Creek Mining and
Milling Association is the name of a
commercial association organised in
Greenwood Wednesday evening of last
week, and officers were elected «s follows: Thos. Hardy, president; Duncan
Rosa, ((Ireenwood), W. H. Norris (Midway) and T. Kt Her (Anaconda), Vice
Presidents; E. Jnbobs, Secretary; Geo.
R. Nadeh, W T. Smith, Geo. A. Guess,
R. Wood, R. Smailes and W. M. Law,
Executive Committee. The initiation
fee bas been fixed at to cents and tbe
monthly dues.at.25 cents., Meetings of
tHe association are held every second
.   UJt For Old Mexico.
G. C. Porter, a well known miner in
Qrand Forks, left yesterday for Denver, Colorado, where he has gone to
meet Mr, Langley, of Chicayo. with
whom he ha; engaged to travel through
Old Mexico for the next six months and
search for good mining properties.
It will be remembered that Mr. Langley accompanied by his wife spent sev
eral weeks in Grand Forks last fall.
OTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT AN Application will be mado 10 the I'arltmcnt ol
ynirn.la at the next session thcrool, lor an
rrr'l to Irnrorporrite a Company to construct aud
maintain a railway from a point orr the Inter-,
national Boundary Line al or nearCascadeClty,
British Columbia, thence tn a westerly direction following the valley of the Kettle river to
a point on the said Boundary Line, at or near
contention, oarson, also from another point on thc said
'    *     ' ^ Boundary Line at or near Midway, thenoe. northerly, following Uu: valley of llonrnlary ereia
tnapnliit airoirt twenty (20| miles north of Mid*
way. with powar to construct, and maintain
hrauoh lines and at the said Boundary Line to
connect with uud to operate the whole Incon-
1 unction with the Hallway Line ol tho Spokane
'alls and Northern Railway Company, with
power lo Iho oompany to e jiistrrret. operate and
maintain telegraph and telephone lines, as well
tor commercial DUnUMBM tho business ol the
lallyuy, and lor all other necessary and usual
Dated Ihe 1th dav of December, a* I)., IW7.
HonwsLL, laviN.r a Durr,
Solicitors for Use Applicants,
gued b'
Parliament Will Meet
Dominion Parliament is prorr.
..„,.,,., „ 1 Tbe preliminary hearing of the case
»ay through the Colville Indian Reser- took puce |„ Victoria last week. When
W^Willflj IW WI KW8-J llM vOW.'-Mf.  TtW^e-Wi nai c-j-jupitt^d for
y proclamation 'till January 24
next. It ts understood -that the parliamentary machinery will be set in motion
by the ist of February at the latest.
•Officially  Opened,
- S*. R. Almond, mining recorder and
deputy register of tho CQUOty court, has
moved his office- into 4he new government building, having officially opened
tbe nev^tpc-; last Wednesday,
Northern hzh
Yellowstone Park Lih*
The Fast Line,
Superior Service,
Through Tickets to all points In the Unltud
Slates and Canada.
Direct connections with the Spokane Falls &
orthern Railway.
No. I West
No 2 East
....8:26p. m.
.. .7:00 a, m.
Tickets to Japan and China via, Tacoma and
■Northern Pacific Steamship Company. *' ,
For inlormatiou, time cards, maps and tickets
apply to agents ol tk,e Spokane Falls A Northern
and Its connections, or
General Agent Spokane, Wash.*
GRA^b   KORKS,   B.   0.
Resident Physician & Surgeon.
Provincial Land Surveyor.
And Civil Engineer.
Orricx, Midwat, b. c.
Associate Member Canadian
Society  of Ciyil  Engineers,
Solicitor, Etc.,
Oflice, Main Street,    -   GRAND FORKS, B. B.
*»   "
Provincial Band Surveyor.
Civil Engineer, Ete.
Barber Shop.
Centrally 1-onatcd.   All Work Gauranteed to ba
First Class In every Reaped.
PETER A. I PARE,     •     •     PROPRIETOR.
Manulacturer ol
Spring   Beds,   Mattresses,
"lounges, etc. •
oealcl in househou, mods of au kinds.
GRANIJ FORKS,.R.   C.    *      *
sWSaw Filing and all Kinds of Repairing.
A, P. CHARLTON, A. G. P. A.,
No. 25.'i Morrison St., Portland, Or.
Wrtte (Of. At* m**? of Kootenay wmlif.
The Providence Fur Company
Providence, R. I.,'
Wants all kinds of *
Raw Furs, Skins,Ginseng,
' "ucrn. ,<-c. aVtoes quoted lor next sixty days
are as follows ;
Silver Fox «9 00 to HM 00
Bear    s 00 to    2500
Otter ,„    4 110 10     »00
Martin    2 00 to     » 00
Beaver (per pound).,,    S 00 to      9 00
Wolf     lOOto      S Si
Red Fox .".    1 00 to      200
Mink       75 to      100
Skunk., ,.        I, to      100
Gray Fox \...„       60 to 7«
Rat       20 to        25
Price llstfiu all other furs and skins furnished upon application. Full prices guaranteed,
careful selecting courteous treatment and lm.
mediate remittance on all consignments.
ArtYoo fijBdr-j'ofM- iW^'i^
(■rfftcq Mid, Uft\« Vtl'o yUft aj-AVUCy
The Miners Home*
(Formerly tbe White House)
First-class Meals 25cts. Board and Lodging
$1.25 a Day,    Give us a Call.
Best of Wines, Liquors and Cigars.
Chicago  Meat Market,
BROWN & SEARS, Proprietors.
The Finest Fresh and Salted Meats
e^Grand Forks Hotels
Is the Oldest and Leading Hotel in the city,
and Headquarters for Mining and Commercial Men. Tho house has just been refitted
and the ro#ms are unsurpassed for comfort in
the citv; while in the Dining room can bo
found tne best food in the market.
All Stages Stop at the House. «^ <&
' Joseph L. Wiseman, Proprietor:
First-Class  Accommodations, Good Stabling, Termius uf
. Stage Line From Marcus, Washington.
McAuley& Keightley,
•^v-Grand Forks, B. Gn/v**.
Everything New and   Best Fnrnisned \CHt
House, and ii in everyway prepared to {MJ
welcome Guests and provide Good Ac- XX
J{V Headquarters for Mining Men.   Bcs
wJCJ °f Wines. Liquors and Cigars.   Special
0\0\ attention paid to Transcient trade.
^^ aaasas^aaaaaasMasaa'saasasaaaaslwo,
EZRA INBODY,.     .....      Proprietor.
Boifffljaru Creek Mining Exchange
«£ Financial and Mining Brokers *£
Groups of chimiBought for Stock Companies, Etc., Etc.
^, tOvWvW1LLfAns, Manager.
DaifyfroiEL Marcus to Grand Forks
Greenwood Gty, Anaconda, Boundary Falls, Midway
_' and ^11 Pojpts on Colville Indian ResevatJon.
Stage Le-tves Marcjit on the Arrival of the Northbound Train, arriving atJGrantt
Forks at 8*4,5 P- m- Leaves the Forks at 4:00 a. m., arriving at Marcus in time ta
evince! with n-irt'trbuund Train.   Passengers from Kootepay Points make ryoiin*)*;- \T
That Is Tom Twobellies' Favorite Ticket.
But Wilson Luclan Is Figured Out
Unanimously Elected by a
Large Majority.
Last Wednesday evening as we sat
in our sanctum busily adding op the
long rows of figures on the debit tide of
our ledger, and eagerly poring over
page after page vainly trying to find a
few more credits, we suddenly became
aware of a closeness in the atmosphere
and the delicate perfume of burning
cabbage was wafted to our nostrils on
the wings of the cooling zephyrs which
ever and anon strayed in through the
missing panes of our front window.
Glancing up in mild-eyed astonishment
we at once understood the reason for
these unexpected hysterical manifestations, for there stood Tom Twobellies,
oar old-time offi:e cat, in all the glories
of a checkered suit of clothes, striped
shirt, green necktie, patent leather
shoes and cheap jewelry galore. A
high silk hat sat jauntily on the back of
bis head, in his hand he carried a gold
headed cane, the least suspicion of a
rubber neck just showed above the top
of his tall paper collar and in his mouth
was tbe remnant of a Samsonian cigar.
We gazed upon him in complete bewilderment and wondered not that the office
clock stopped with a sickening jar and
the fire, already a sickly weakling,
flickered feebly and died.
After recovering from tbe partial
stroke of paralysis caused by this wonderful visitation we gatherel ourselves
together for a talk on the political situation, for it was a long time since Tom
bad honored us with a visit and anyone
could see that he, always interested in
and well posted on political matters,
had developed into a full Hedged politician.
"Well Tom," we asked at last, shattering the heavy silence into a thousand
pieces, " Wnat do you think of the political situation this year?"
"Well," he answered, "The way I've
got things sired up I should say that the
coming election will cause a measured
duration of time remarkable for an abnormal degree of temperature within
the corperate limits of our ancient municipality."
"What?" We gasped.
Tom laughed heartily and replied,
"Ota, that only means that •There'll Be
a Hot Time in the Old Town."
Do you think John Manly will run
again?"   Was our next query.
"Run again? Of course he will—and
do you know he's going to make a good
race of it too. "He wouldn't hare the
gal,? Hump! You don't know John;
he's got gall enough for a whole flock
of geese, and then some.
"Cars'Manly? Ota, yes he's going to
run, or try to; but I tbink he'll make a
stand for the council if J >hn runs. Yds,
Cars, is alright in some ways, and
would make a better mayor than John.
"Then there's Bob Hewitt. Now let
me tell you that there's no flies on Bob
he's alright, got a good business head
and ought to be alright for mayor. But
say there's another fellow in the field
that you don't bear much aoout, but he's
goin' to stir things up considerable on
election day."
•Who is that, Tom?"
"You won't give it away if I tell you?'
We promised and he carefully re-adjusted his cigar, blew a ring of the fetid
smoke into our face, set his hat a little
further back on his head, struck a theatrical attitude and announced in a stage
"Wilson Lucian, the candidate on the
rubber-neck ticket."
"You dou't mean it?"
"Oh, but I do," he replied earnestly.
"He's going to run and run strong.
Why, he's been out on the race track
every day for the last three weeks training. And let me tell you he's a warm
Eeanut, a daisy, a lulu bird, a peach, a
ot tamale and a few more things all
rolled up in one package and sold for
one price of admission to the whole
show. 'The Man That Broke the Bank
at Monte Carlo,' isn't in it with Lucian.
'He's the Boy for Nellie' and 'The Man
That Wrote Ta-ra-ra-boom-da-ay.'
He's going to open a keg of nails on
election day and I'll bet the last cent
I've got on earth that he just snows tbe
other candidates under.
"Don't know enough to run the city?
Why, man he's a (bar)rister; does almost the biggest bar business of any
man in town.
"He can't get enough votes? Don't
you never think he ean'tl Look here
now. There's 50 big drinks in a gallon
of whiskey, ain't there? Well, he.s got
10 gallons of whiskey or 50a drinks.
Now there's only 60 or 70 voters in
town. That's nearly 10 drinks apiece.
Why, man he'll be unanimously elected.'' , ,
Just then there came the sound of
hoarse cheering from the direction of
the nearest saloon and Tom was off like
a shot, saying as he left:
"There's the boys admitting another
man to the bar. I'll see you later."
And as we turned wearily to our work
again the soft breeses brought back to
us the pathetic strains of, "And I
Went With Him."
A Mysterious Mystery.
Bave you heard ul thn loss of the little black cow,
That wandered away from her own hay mow.
Her tall was abort and hor horns were long,
And when she bellowed her voice was strong.
Her eyes were blue and her coat was black, a
And she wandered away and never cams book.
Bhe off to the town of Grand Forks did hie,
And was there takon ln as the spider took the fly.
Her owner came to town one day
Crying and sobbing along tbe way.
Aadjlur sang: "Oh, whom Is my little sow gone,
Oh, where, Oh, where, can she be.
I've passed many cows as 1 came along,
But none, alas, none were she."
He reached the town at tlie close of day,
And was then asked out to dine, thev say.
And as he oat at the tabic, Ah, little he knew,
That his little black cow, was at table too.
And e'en as hcr loss he did osdly bewail,
He made the lirst course from the soup of her tall.
The steak was Juicy and tender and nice,
And he * agerly gobbled dowu slice after slice.
And he told of tiie beautiful shadoof her hide,
As he bit a huge piece right out of her side.
Tho cow ls still lost, as the story runs.
And the owner Is feeling blue,
And thinks her long absence a curious thing,
I |h|nk 111 myself,  Don't you?
Solicitor Cayley on the Rates Bylaw.
To the Editor of the Miner ]—Sir:
I ^notice in your lust week's council
meeting the following: "The council
were unanimous in the opinion that Solicitor Cayley was responsible in the
passage of tbis illegal bv-law (the Rates
By-law) as the council were working under his instructions when it was passed."
I have asked one of the councilor;
since what truth there was in this report
and he said, "No truth. The council
doesn't know today that the by-law is illegal and no such opinion as tegarde
you was expressed."
Such a report however, uncontradicted
might do harm and I will therefore state
what the senesis of the by-law was.
The finance committee bas been entrusted with the task of striking a rate
for the year. No one has questioned
their right to strike a rate and the question was not referred to me.
They brought in a report re-considering that a rate of 10 mills be struck and
2 mills be added if the taxes were not
paid by a certain date. This report was
adopted, no member of tbe council raising any question as to the right and my
opinion not being asked.
After the meeting was over I happened
to ask the City Clerk as to how tbe rate
was to be levied as I bad not been present at the meeting. He said,' by resolution," Hold htm they could not do it
by resolution as a by-law was necessary
to levy a rate and that tbey could not
impose a penalty ot 2 mills on delinquents.
The result of this casual remark was
that the clerk was instructed to require
me to draw up a Rate Bv-law.
I did so and the council passed it.
During all tbis time thc question of the
right of the council to pass such a bylaw bas never once been raised either
out ot the council or in it.
My instructions were simple:—"Draw
up a B,-law," and I followed them. It
was not my duty or instructions to collate the various Municipal Acts and decide constitutional points when I was
limply instructed to 'draw up" a certain
A certain rate-payer, after the by-law
was passed and after he had paid his
taxes under it, asked Alderman Johnson
if the by-law was legal. The notion
had apparently never occurred to Alderman Johnson before but after that he
made it his own and is responsible for
the report which followed.*!
In the mean time the council does not
know whether they are entitled to levy
rates this year or not. The Clerk has,
under instructions, sought legal advice
upon the question, which is sufficient
proof of my assertion. Until they have
obtained the opinion they have asked
for it would seem reasonable to suppose
that they did not express tbe opinion at.
tribnted to them in your issue of last
week. Yours, H, S, Cayley,
W. S, McKibben Down From the Belcher
On Lambert Creek.
W. 8. McKibben who is working the
Belcher claim on Lambert creok, owned
principally by Anderson Bros., of Rosalia, Wash,, spent Monday night and
part of Tuesday in town, having come
down in search of some freight which
had been on the road so long as to occasion some anxety as to ils whereabouts. He located the freight while
here, and returned to tbe reservation
The Belcher is one of the hist known
properties on the reservation outside of
Eureka camp, and its owiers believe
that in it they have tbe making or a
mine. Tbe present work is in a tunnel
which has been driven 26 feet and will
crosscut the main lead by running
about 170 feet. At present only one
shaft is walking but the force will be
doubled about the middle of January
and day and night shifts employed.
Mr. McKibben says that Mr. Geo. D
Anderson who is general manager for
the Golden Fleece & Roman Eagle
Mining Co. who control about 20 properties on the reservation, among them
being the Belcher, and who is well
known in this part of the country,leaves
in a few days for a trip to Californi 1,
Old Mexico and Hawaii to rest up after
a hard summer's work among the
Mine Owners Entitled to the Timber on
Mineral Claims.
The following letter under date of
November 30th, 1897, from the ministei
of mines to W. A. Corbett of Summit
camp is self explanatory and will be of
interest to a large number of mine
owners in this section, as it is exactly
opposite to the information obtained
from the provincial timber inspector by
tbe sawmill men of this section, that
they bave tbe right to cut timber on
mineral claims.
"You ask what rights you have to the
timber on your mineral claim. I state
that you bave the right to the whole of
tbe timber on your mineral clal m providing you are working it as such and
that if any sawmill company is taking
the timber from your land you have a
perfect right to stop them and should
apply to the nearest magistrate to do
so. Signed James Baker, Minister of
Mines. ___	
Goes After Sutton
In commenting upon the Spinks investigation, the Boundary Creek Times
says: "The conduct of Mr. A. C, Sutton, of Grand Forks, cannot be too
strongly condemned. From the evidence it appeared that be succeeded in
getting Messrs. McCallum and Falconer
to sign two strong letters addressed to
the minister of justice. These letters
were really instrumental in securing tbe
appointment of tbe commission, although It did not come out in the evidence, it is well known that Mr. Sutton
was anxious that he should be appointed commissioner. In fact be
asked Mr. Peter McCallum, 1. P. to
sign a letter addressed to Sir Wilfred
Laurier in which it was urged tbat Mr.
Sutton be appointed the commission.
Kettle Falls and Eureka Road.
Word was received from Nelson
Wash., last Monday, that about twenty
men were dispatched from that town to
work on tbe Kettle Falls wagon road,
which is to run direct to Eureka and
thus join Nelson by a much shorter and
easier road, than around through Grand
Forks. This new road also does away
with the trials and tribulations of the
customs' officers, as it is to be entirely in
The Nelson people are doing all in
their power to complete this road by tbe
ist of January, 1898.
The Spokane Chronicle of 27, Dec.
fays: Mrs. J. Manly, wite of tbe mayor
of Grand Forks, B. C, -returned from a
trip to New York.
Special Notice.
All  parties  having   express  matter
coming over Williams' stage line are requested to call and receipt for the same
upon receiving notice of its arrival.
You Pays Your Money and
Takes Your Choice
The Followers of Robt. Hewitt Meet
And Organize for an Aggressive   Campaign.
One week from next Thursday the
electois of the municipality of Grand
Forks will be called upon to choose a
chief magistrate and six councilors to
transact the business of the city for tbe
year ending D«C. 31st, 1898. The fact
tbat Grand forks is in need of good
government is an indisputable one, but
just how to secure tbat end, is the question which at present is agitating the
residents of the city. Owing to the provisions of the municipal act, the mat. r-
ial from wbich it is possible to make a
selection is necessarily abreviated. And
as there is now, as there has been ever
since tbe town sprung into existance a
factional strife, it makes the problem
more difficult 10 solve. As a result of
tbe first municipal election the management of thc affairs of tbe city, alter a
hard fight, was placed in the hands of
what is known as tbe Manly crowd.
The manner in wbich tbe affairs of tbe
municipality bave been conducted by
them has been the subject of much comment. While they are those who contend that the many blunders that have
been made can justly be attributed to
inexperience in the handling of muni
cipal matters; there are others who are
cruel enough to say thit every move
made by tbe pre,ent council has been
in the interests of Major Manly and bis
followers, For tbis reason, it is argued,
tbat a change should be made and tbat
the administration of the city government should be placed in the hinds of
those who are in no way identified with
Mayor Manly and his interests. Thus,
it can readily be seen the lines on which
tbe coming contest will be fought.
During the past week tbe situation bas
changed very little from what it was one
week ago. Both sides are confident of
success and have thc figures to show
lhat their man will bc easily elected.
But figures have boen known to lie, and
as it 13 possible to elect only one of
them evidently some one has done some
wild figuring, which can only be settled
when the pulls are closed on election
There was a gathering of Mr. Robert
Hewitt's supporters Wednesday nigbt
at tbe office ol Alderman Johnson und a
permanent organization to be known as
theGrand Korks retorm club was formed
An executive committee of four members
was appointed and it is proposed to
commence an aggressive campaign. In
response to a call Mr. Hewitt said he
was not a kicker's candidate nor the
candidate of any clique or ring but fiom
the numerous encouragement he bad ro-
ceived from thc rate payeis led him to
hope that he was the peoples'candidate.
If elected he did not propose to occupy
the offic-' as a "Boss Tweed," but simply
as chairman ot tne council, aud amenable to tbe mandate of that body. He
would at all times endeavor to make his
own interests second to that cf the city.
Mr. Hewitt stated tbat he fully appreci
ated the honor bestowed upon hiin, and
pledged himself to do his utmost to
prove himself worthy of thc confidence
of the electors. Later on, at a public
meeting to be held, he promised to give
bis views respecting what is necessary
for the good government 0 the city.
Great hopes are centered in Mr. Hewitt as a leader of a new regime. That
be will make a competent and reliable
chief magistrate isthe prevailing opinion
among those most competent to express
an opinion on the matter, who claim, if
elected, he will carry out the duties of
bis office in a manner that will cause no
disappointment or dissatisfaction to those
who supported him.
Of thea'dermanic candidates, at present,  little  can  be  said,  owing to the
scarcity of material, there being but little choice among those in the held
In theevenltt.it the followers of Mr.
Robt. Hewitt persist in excluding any
member of the Manly family from their
ticket, tbe personnel of it will read
something like this—although there has
nothing definate been decided upon it:
For mayor—Robert Hewett.
For a.derman, South Ward—Jeff
Davis, Dr. B. Stanley Smith and J. W.
North Ward—I. K. Johnson, Peter
McCallum and Murioe O'Connor.
The argument is used that in order to
have a successful government the mem
bers of tbc council should be iu haimony
witn the chief magistrate, and in view of
this fact it is argued that the aldermanic
ticket decided upon by Mr. Hewitt's
supporters should be endorsed by every
person in sympathy with reform in tbe
management of the city affairs.
Tbe opposition to Mr. Hewitt's candidacy seems to be "all shot to pieces."
Apparantly there is no head or tail to
their campaign, and there seems to be a
difference of opinion as to who will head
the ticket. The general impression
seems to prevail that Mr. VV, C. K.
Manly would make tbe best race. He is
spoken of by all who know bim as being
a man of integrity and of sterling business qualifications, in whose hands, as
chief magistrate, the affairs ot the city
would receive careful attention. There
is every reason to suppose, however,
tbat bis admirers will organize tbe coming week and every honorable means
used to secure his election.
Whether or not the supporte s of Mr.
Manly will endorse any of the gentlemen
named on tbe opposition ticket, or put
up one of tbeir own making is a question
yet to be decided.
Change of Management.
On the 8th inst the dining room of the
Cosmos hotel will change hands, Mr.
Douglas thc present manager retiring
and Mrs Parker, who for the past year
has had charge of the boarding house
at tbe Gold;n Crown mine, assuming
charye. Mrs. Parker has made quite a
reputation as a caterer and will doubtless keep the Cosmos in the fiont ranks
of the hotels of the rity.
Council Meets.
At yesterdays meeting of the city
couucii it was decided to make a change
in the police system of the city. The
appointment of Hariy Sheads as city
constable was then made, his dutie: to
commence on the loth of January next,
when Mr. Lambert's time expires.
For fashionable dressmtking go to
Mrs A. B. Jones, nc|tt dtor north of
Jubilee hospital.
The Skylark has closed down for the
As far as heard from nobody entertains to-day.
Some good ore is being met wilh in
the Diamond Hitch.
Al Manly is erecting a large ice house
on the bank of the North Fork rivor.
Hank Henderson has cam-lit the
craze and now makes trips to Nelson.
The first installment of pipe for tbe
water system arrived in the city Thursday.
E. Spraggett was among the Grand
Forks people who visited Midway this
Messrs. J. Snodgrass and Hugh Mc
Kee, have leased tbe Commercial hotel
at Greenwood.
The machinery at the Winnipeg has
been started and is said to be working
very satisfactorily.
Contractor Davey and Mayor Manly
made a hurried trip to Eureka last week
returning on Sunday.
From the Rossland Miner it is learned
that Dr, Hickenbottom expects to soon
return to Grand Forks.
J. S. Paterson a prominent mining
man irom Rossland was registered at
tbe Alberta this week.
Gid R. Propper bobs up serenely as
editor of a mining journal just started
at Salt Lake City, Utah.
The Whisper club contemplates giving a masquerade ball on the 14th of
February St. Valentine's day.
Mr. Robert Hewitt visited Summit
camp last Monday, where be is interested in three promising claims.
Tom Parkinson, president ol the Pathfinder Mining Reduction and Develop
ment Company, went to Rossland this
week on business.
The McElroy stage line announces
tbat it will institute a daily service between Grand Forks and Eureka after
the first of the year.
About fifteen couple of Grand Forks'
young people attended the International masquerade ball given at Carson
Wednesday evening.
Information has been received in thc
city that Mrs. Mayor Manly is expected
soon to arrive in the citv to take a hand
in the coming election.
Ed Inbody, prep*ietor of the Cosmos
hotel, cast aside business affairs this
week long enough to make a hurried
trip to Eur ks and back.
Chas. Cumings returned from Rossland last Thursday evening wbere be
has been attending a meeting of the
Grand Forks townsite company.
F. H. Knight came down from
Brown's camp the fore part of the week
andsp;nt a day or two in town. Fred
says he will be down on election day to
Court Boundary I. 0. F., will install
officers on the first Thursday in January. After the installation ceremonies
a banquet will be served at the Imperial hotel.
A. K.Stuart, of Midway, was an arrival in the city last Thursday having
come from tbe. Christina lake section
where be has been spending bis Xmas
Mr. A, Anderson who is doing assessment work on his property on Goose-
man creek, in the reservation, reports
very satisfactorily showing as tbe work
progresses. J
Dr. G W. Averill, tbe genial proprietor of the Rig Store, made a business'
trip to Greenwood the fore part of the
week.    The  Doctor says that Greenwood is alright.
Mayor Manly and Chas. Cumings
went to Rossland Monday to attend tne
annual meeting of the Grand Forks
townsite company which occurred in
that citv on Tuesday,
W. F. Honey, secretary of the Winnipeg company, who spent Christmas in
Spokane with his family, passed
through town Wednesday evening on
his return to the mine.
Messrs. Duford & Cussnn, proprietors
of the Queen's Hotel, Upper Grand
Forks, announced a grand opening for
to-day. An elegant free lunch will be
served and everybody is invited to call
and see them.
E. J. Boss, the representative of Far-
rel & Midgeon, of Bulte, Mont., in the
Boundary district, passed through town
last Saturday enroute to Spokane where
he goes, it is said, to dispone of all of
these gentlemen's interests in tbis section.
Mr. J. L. Wiseman who had the contract for hauling the machinery for tbe
B. C. mine, in Summit camp, from
Grand Forks to tbe mine, got it there in
good shape and good progress is being
made with tbe work of getting it in position. The machinery was taken over
the new road from this city.
The Big
Spokane Falls & f
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Northern,       I pressed
Wishes all ils Patrons and the People
of Grand Forks
New Year
And Announces the Special
Nelson & Ft. Sheppard,
Red Mountain Railways.
Heavy Flannel
Will Continue Another
Go to
Via McElroy s
Stage Line*
Leaves Grand For'«, Saturday,
Tuesday and Thursday, and returns Monday, Wednesday and
Difference ot Opinion.
As a report has been placed in circulation by Mr. Cayley to the effect that
one of the members of the council had
informed him that there was "no tiutta"
in the statement that the "council was
unanimous in the opinion that Solicitor
Cayley was responsible in the passage
of the illegal by law (ihe rates by law)
as the council were working under his
insiructions when it was passed. We
desire to make the following statement
in reference to the same:
"At the council meeting held on Fri
day Dec. 24% alter a general d'trcusslon
of tbe subject in question, the general
fellirig of the meeting was that Mr. Cayley was decidedly in blame for Ibe recent illcg.»l action ot the council rela
five to the collection of taxes ilrs year,
we may here say that upon the I ix
ques'ion being broached to Mr, Cayley
tnat gentleman repeatedly intomed us
that it was his opinion that tbe city
could collect taxes this year.
Respectfully Yours,
J. K. Johnson, Alderman.
P. T. McCallum, Alderman.
Church Meeting.
Tbe annual meeting of tbe members
of tbe Presbyterian church was held
last Thursday afternoon in the church,
when the following officers were elected
for the ensuing vear. Se :rJtary for thc
congregation, Mr. Peter Wright; trustees, Neil McCallum, W. H. Cov. rt, and
James Addison. The following managers were also appointed: Messis.
Peter T McCallum, Donaldson, loan-
son, Addison, Hay, Wpsson and Mc
Ginnis. After these officers were appointed the meeting was thrown open
for discussing general matters, Mr,
James Addision introduced the subject
of moving the church building down to
Grand Forks proper, to the chuich property kindly donated by the Grand
Forks Townsite Co. This matter was
discussed at some length bv some half
dozen speakers, the general feeling being in favor of moving the church, Nn
definate arrangement was, however, arrived at and a most harmonious church
meeting was brought to a close by the
Rev. McLennan pronouncing tbe benediction.
The Bar of The
Contains all tha Famous Liquors of the Present day. The
Cigars are from reliable makes
and give out, when In action,
an aroma that sents the immediate atmosphere with an
odor that is pleasing to the olfactories of man.
In the blllard room of this
hotel the ivory spheres can be
sent in motion whenever the
Public desires.
<<ti .
1 House Finish,
The Only All-rail Route.without change j Sash ailO  FaCtOiy,
Store Fronts a Specialty,
| Furniture Made to Order,
Saloon and Store Fixtures.
of cars, between Spokane, Rossland and Nelson.
Going North.                                <ioin*r 8011th 1
12:12 s. m KABCUa,    2:96p. ta. j
Close Connections at Kelson with steamboats i
lor Kaslo rr.r.i all Kootenay Lake I'olnts. j
rnsscngi-ra for Kettle Rlvot ami   ll<>iiii.la,y
Creek connect at Marcus with stage daily.
TT7    Q. HEPWORTH, M. D., O. M.
Physician and Surgeon.
Olllcc III Drug Btore.
All orders wiil receive Prompt
; attention,
E Spraggett,
LGrand Forks, B. G.
trtsft sT-ststT -*• "• m^0^*^ m>*sm,*,^ tCiofh -fi
to you
With a Special Xmas and New Years'
Between Xmas and New Year I will offer
at Cost all ray Stock of
Consisting of Dinner and Tea Sets, both
plain and colored, white cups, saucers,
plates, milk and water pitchers; alto
plain, white and colored bedioom sets.
A large stock consisting of Men's and
Boy's Serge and Tweed Suits, Mens"
Tweed Pants and Top Shirts. Tbe
above lines will be e'ear out
TWENTY PER CENT discount ofl all
Boots and Shoes during the week between Xmas and New   Year.   Also  10
Per Cent Joff all Dry   Goods.   Remember ONLY
ONE WEEK.   Now is your chance to participate in
this large clearing Jsale,   These goods must goto
I make room for a large stock of Spring Goods order-
I ed while in the Eust,
j J. ANDERSON-'dpper Graod Forks, B.C.
a l. McDonald,
Contractor and Builder,
OIUND   FORKS,   B.   C.
Plans nn.l HpocfftrutloiiB ilravrn, eiMmilcnfnr-
•lished in all klmlsof building.    Wt r J-iiriO ly
Invest before a Railways Starts to Build this
way.   Work once star,ed en the road the price
g gof lots will double,   The Plan for the
North17 Addition to  Grand  Forks,
*£ Now on Sale <&
Don't Miss the opportunity to get in on this deal.   Its the
most desirable Residence portion of Grand Forks.    Easy
Terms.   For Further Particulars Call or',Address.
Agent Grand Forks Townsite Co.,
GRAND   FORKS,    B.   C
Dealer   in
Fine pinery,
Riverside Ave.   Grand Forks.
Mnii-.ifuctu.-er ot
Brick and Lime.
Contractor of all kinds of Mason Work,   fcstt
mutes on work cheerfully given.
Grand Forks, B. C
IS anew House, with new Furniture
and everything comfortable for the
traveling public, and has accomtno-
tions for a large number of people.
The Dining Room is provided wilh
everything In the market.
The bar  is repleled  with   the  best
Wines, Liquors and Cigars.
Vernon; Osoyoos, Kettle Kiver and Grand Porks
Mlniim* Divisions of Yale District,
NOTICE IS HBKEBY given that all placer
claims legally held in the Voruuu, OsoyooB,
Kittle Kiver and Grand Forks Mining Divisions
of Yale District, B C, are laid over from the
1Mb dav of November, 1897, to the 1st day of
June, 1898, 0. A. K  Lamblt.
Gold Commission pr,
Qioyooii, H.U., Nov. Hith !*U7.
Livery & Feed
Riverside Av., Grand Forks, B.C
Saddle and Pack Horses a Specialty,
We are also Proprietors ofthe
(irand Forks nd Greenwood
8 Daily Stage Line.
Passetigers tnken to all Points In British
Columbia and on the Reservation at Ken-
sontihle Ulvcs im n call nnd get our
Prices    We will use you right.
Whsjrj twilight bolls are ringing sweet
And evening echoes greet me,
! My happy heart seems singing sweet
Of some one who will meet me.
Of blue eyes 'nenth a golden crown;
Dear eyes that watch and wait,
And little fnolwteps pattering down
Tin; pathway to the gate.
Though sad the toil iu barren soil,
Though fortune has not found me,
I kuow ttiat night will briug me light
Ami twine two arms around me.
And let the day lie gold or gray.
What thought so sweet as this,
It drifts and dreams my darling's way,
Who keeps lor me a kiss.
i Oh. love of life, and strength in strife;
Oh, joy to sorrow given,
' O, dear child eyes that make life's skies.
And earth us sweet tis heaven,
I I still cun bear with grief and care,
j     And face the storms to be,
l If love, lhe comforter, will share,
The crust, the crumbs with me.
, — Baltimore American.
FOOD tu Iruru! Iniugino, says the
Sau Fniin-isi'ii Examiner in a full-
pngo Illustrated article on ihe sullied, a Ki't-'rrt Western community convert-
[nir into lluiues trr produce wnrmili for the
external body Ions nnrl tons of rich, nutritious material that might go as ln-nltli-
glving food to warm the inner mint! Here
is n consuming nf food lo eook other foorl
—it burning up of the elements of bone
mnl muscle for the purpose of preparing
another Iut uf tire same elements for dices' ion.
In many localities in the AYest the people order corn from their fuel merchants
us they would order wood and coal—by
the wagob load, They prefer it because
it is cheaper than either of these combustibles. Com, regnant monarch of the
golden fields of thi' West; corn thai would
lil! out the bollow stomachs and clothe
wiili firm flesh the spindling shanks of the
children of India; corn that might prove
more precious than all the wealth of Or-
mus 1'. tlie isolated miners on the haul's
of the Klondike, is the ordinary thing to
bum as fuel in parts of Nebraska, It is
burned iry lire conk in lhe kitchen; it
sends a pleasant glow of warmth through
tlie cozy library, where children and their
elders relax t». rest and watch tin- flickering llaiiics; it radiates from the red-hot
stove in tlie c.--inti*y store, where Kim-
rods swap stories during long winter evenings. Il sends lhe wheels of industry revolving in groat factories that darken the
heavens wi i h their smoke.
And of .nurse nl! tills IlrrH served to
cheapen com in people's estimation of it
as foorl. 'The population lias beeu stuffed
wilh ct.ni-liiead, lioe-cake, corn-starch,
Ice-crnatn, cornuieal mush, griddle cakes,
lind Indian pudding: popcorn hns been
a drug nn the market, for the children nnrl r'ven ihe pigs lirul a premature
Thanksgiving every day for* three mouths;
uud still the cubs were mountain high.
A Nebraska paper some time ago look
up tlie problem and offerer! prizes to the
persons sending in the longest list of
dishes whose principal ingredient should
Presently; when the shortening days
were preceded by frosty mornings and followed try chilly evenings, the problem
found itself solved. The superfluity was
supplying warmth nnd comfort all through
the land. The lirst few bushels went on
the coals with reluctance; it always seems
a dreadful thing to destroy food, and one's
mind keeps wandering to tin* Russian
peasants or- the natives of India or to
whatever part of the world happens to be
starving at that particular moment; but
one soon gets used to it, as io everything
else, and after all corn makes a cheerful,
crackling blaze and thaws the numbness
out of the Angers ami toes ns well as oak
logs or coal do. It does not do to be too
sentimental. It is not only on tlie farms
that this now fuel is cooking the dinner,
cooking itself, in many eases; but in the
cities anil towns people have their dinners
cooked by the golden maize of tin' poets.
Anil this is not because other fuel is
any scarcer than usual in Nebraska. It
is nil owing to the unprecedented size of
the .corn harvest. It was a beautiful
sight when tlie fields uf corn were still
slaiuliug, when the stalks anil leaves lind
still their tints of pule silvered over green
anil the only brown to Ik? seen was the
hn/.cl shade of the tassels. There is something very effective nbniir corn iir the
landscape. Tire big leaves give a trnpicnl
effect; and coming as it does when the lirst
freshness of lhe year has gone, it gives
a satisfaction tu tlie eye which has already been preparing itself for subdued
tints of maturity anil decay. The corn
gives a sense of reprieve, of renewed life.
Then corn has a poetical value apart
from its artistic one. It is peculiarly
American, for one tiling. Our- poets have
always loved it. whether they ferment
maize or simple corn. Sidney I .a nicy-anus
rr beautiful poem in its honor, and Longfellow devoted a whole divisii." -r Hiawatha to llie (ale of linw the llrent Spirit
gave it to men for their support, ilia,
wnthn, with fasting and prayer, besought
a gift thai Bhould prolit his people. "* .)■
youth named Mondumiu dressed in green
and gold, appeared and challenged him to
tested  each
fourth trial
. following Iris
aud   kept   thu
green feather
rwly upward,
1 lire maize in (Ul its beauty,
its shining robes about it,
d its long, soft, yellow tresses,"
lir* support and comfort of man.
nihil tuuk the corn under his es-
pi'olocriun nnd  hi  order that tlie
harvest mny be abundant sent Minnehaha
to walk around the fields:
"Ourered by her tresses only,
Clothed with darkness as a garment,"
And the llreut Spirit blest the harvest
and showered down abundance upon the
faithful people.
The pools have been fond of husking
parties, too, when elder and kisses weie
freely partaken of and many an old-time
custom prevailed. Do tire maidens in
Nebraska still look for red ears as a sure
promise of a handsome husband V
The practical manner by which corn
lirst came to lie adopted as fuel was introduced during last winter, when a large
number of inquiries were received by tbe
Depart ment of Agriculture of the University of Nebraska asking for information nbout the efficiency of corn as fuel.
Prof. C. It. liichards, aided hy the State
Board of Triinspoi'tntiou of Nebraska, addressed a circular letter to grain and coal
dealers throughout the State asking for
conservative estimates of tlie number of
people in their vicinity who were burning
.Many of the replies to these letters are
ol" interest, l'he information in nil of
them is essentially tlie same. From all
of them it appears tliat a large percentage
of Ihe people iu Nebraska use corn as fuel
when lire crop is abundant and the price
luw, anil we tuny naturally infer that the
same condition prevails in some of the
oilier Western States. It Is an unfortunate fact that in most of the sections
where the value of corn is least, the cost
of eoal is greatest.
Corn and eoal are now rivals. The golden cobs wave a ha uglily detirllice to coal
cars from Wyoming us they run the
gauntlet ot tlie serried ranks tliat stretch
from horizon to horizon. Will corn be a
practical fuel for the generation of power'!
>.*..w it irt cheap no.I economical ror domestic use. It is cleaner and more easily
handled than coal und contains hut a very
small amount of ash, Some special form
of Apparatus ingeniously adapted to the
new medium utilizing ns much hent as
possible may increase Its practicability,
The Lumber Industry of Drtlchlgau and
Wlsconalii Must Soon Decline*
it is estimated Hint the output pf
lumber In Wisconsin anil Minnesota
during tin* year isiis was 4,no(i.!iiiii,(iinj
feet, if this amount had nil been
sawed into boards, u bruise 10 feet nigh
anil ir, feet wide, witli a board door,
could bave been built around tho globe,
with enough lumber left to build n
fence ou each side. Bicyclists enjoy
good board trucks, wlili-U nre only too
short Ui suit then* but Ibis aiiioiint of
lumber would have built a track reaching ten times around tlie earth. Of
nil the manufacturing capital Invested
in lhe State, lumbermen claim about
41! per cent., or nearly $l(irr,i;Oil.i)l|.i.
This investment of capital in this Industry bus been on the Increase, which
the following Statistics will show:
1870- 7'Jtl establishments, with a capita! of $11,448,B[45,
1SSU--7U4 establishments, with a eup-
itnl of $10",824,ti50.
Douglas Counties. Tlie mill men cf
lute have been ordering tlie loggers ill
some sections to cut all trees thut (ire
tr Inches lu diameter, whereas a year
agrr nothing smaller was wanted than
I*! indies in il in motor, in tin* forests
llie sunups nre S nnd lfi feet high, but
these were cut ten yours ago, and the
average person ls at a loss to know
why men would go to the trouble of
cutting a tree so far above the ground.
Whon those trees became victims of
iIn* loggers they were sui'i'iiunded with
snow to a depth of from 7 lo 10 feet,
anil men were obliged to cut Ihem nt
the snow level. Now tho order runs to
cut Ihem as low as 15 Inches and not
higher than IS inches above tbo ground.
Tlie best portion of the tree, It Is
claimed, is at the butt, but an experienced lumber man snys that the Increase of lumber by such close cuts
does not pay half the extra trouble
tbat loggers encounter while cutting
thi' tree.
The same conditions exist in .Michigan.     Tin'   lumber  industry   at   l'ere
feet Is still to be saved, and It will I
take twenty years to exhaust the sup- I
ply lu tills region.   It was learned also (
tbat in some sections young pine trees
are Inking tlie placo of those cut twen- i
ty years ngo.    There   are   some eu- I
tliusiaSts who believe tbat an effort
should lie made to replant the pine for-
est, but the consei'vatlve lumbermen !
say Unit it takes from fifty to one bun- '■■
dred years to grow pine trees to prolit- i
able proportions.    Nevertheless, some
have found It profitable to return to de-
restated  forests  nnd  cut  tbe trees ■
that were rejected  ten   and    twenty
years ago.   They claim to have made
as great prolit as those who handled
tlie lumber originally.
Many of the millionaires of Wlscon-
Sin have made their money from lum-
ber. Among them are ex-Senator
Vilas, ex-Gov. Upha:a, Oov. Scolleld,
Phlletus Sawyer of Oslikosh, Busts
audiograms 0f Eau Claire, the Ludlng- |
tons of Milwaukee and Senator J. H.
Stoutj of Meuoniouee.
1890—833 establishments, witli  capital of *f84,4iy,M3.
Tbe value nf products from Wisconsin forests in 1HIXJ wus $52,115,739, aud
tlie amount sawed -was 2,817,000,000
feet. To operate these Interests $13,-
1113.580 was Invested, of which about
if 11,000,000 went to workmen for
wages. At the present time -15,000 men
a re employed in tbe State to harvest
tills year's crop, and by the time tne
seaso'n closes .$14,000,000 will lav
gone into tbc hands of lhe linr.l-work-
Ing men of tlie forests. The forests of
Wisconsin are fast disappearing. In
tbe past twenty-four yenrs nearly 54,-
(100,000,000 feel of pine ulone has been
curried away, which, If It had been
cut In boards 1 Inch thick, would have
made a walk 41 feet wide long enough
to reach the moon, 250,000 miles distant. There Is said to be remaining
8,000,000,000 feet of pine, of which
•J,000,000,000 ta located ln Bayfield and
Marquette Is almost ready to expire,
and has already ceased to exist at
Muskegon, Wliite Hull and Grand
Haven. Now a movement Is on foot to
manufacture shingles out of some of
the stumps which remain. This Idon
has crept into the Badger Slate, and is
meeting tlie approval of old lumber
men, who believe It to be profitable In
the end. According to census statls-
tlcs'thls State manufactured (180,000,-
000 shingles ln 1800. Whether men
will resort lo tlie stumps to Increase
the crop is a matter of conjecture.
Uncle Snm seems to be coming to the
rescue. Not long ago be sent au agent,
Filbert Both, of Washington, to investigate the situation, nud if possible
to ascertain tlie extent of tlie devasta-
t.on and the possibility of reforestation, lie found that Marinette has
nearly 1,000,000,000 feet of piuo and
300,000,000 feet of hardwood. Along
the Menomonee   River,    3,000,000.000
Ijost tlie Connection.
Tbe students of one of our well-
known colleges for women, says the
Portland Transcript, are accustomed to
do their shopping ln town through tho
medium of a certain John, who, lack-
lug Inlellectual gifts, lias a faculty for
doing errands, John writes down his
orders himself.
One dny his list closed with:
"nib ro/. madder 1"
"choc Cream lp"
"git a siring."
John pondered: "Get it where?
Wiini kind? Who lnnl ordered itv Was
It for an eye-glass, plcture-cnrd, corset-
lacing';" Hi' couldn't ronioinlK'i',
couldn't "git" It, and went buck without any.
But the moment he saw Jenny Peters
lulling ber guitar al the window and
heard her call oul, "O John, did you do
my errand?" he remembered all about
it, and snld to himself:
"There now, why couldn't I 'a'
thought of ber glta-trlng—and written
out so plain, tool Strange I couldn't
'a' thought o' thai!"
No Wonder.
"I understand that Jones has a hard
time getting along with his wife."
"How's that?"
"Tbey ride a tandem, and the madam
Weighs 250 pounds." — Philadelphia
WhiitHeWuB After.
Congressman—So you waut to serve
your country, do you?
Applicant--Well, I ain't pni'tleulur
whether I serve my country much or
not, but I should like lo get an office at
a good salary.—Somci'viile .lourral.
A Discreditable Trick.
"Sputter says be Is not writing for
fame; be Is writing for posterity."
"Well, all that I huve got to say Is
flint he Is taking a mean advantage of
posterity."—Detroit Free Press,
When some men feel blue they get
drunk and paint things red.
IVE me," Hnld I,
"before everything
a sense of humor."
"To hlm 1 h u t
h a I h ?" inquired
"Well," said I,
modestly, "I hope I
have. But 1 would
desire even more."
She smiled. "You
mny smile, young
"I'm not smiling."
"I, o o k   I u   the
. .:-ir,yiiSi^3Slnss."
SAiSi'ggjlE1--       "i  dun't waut to
grow vain."
'.'Then look."
"Evidently there is some joke In your
remark, if I could see it. Brit you
know I have no sense of humor,"
"Then you should cultivate It. It is
a remedy for half the Ills of life, and
when you are my age you will realize
"When I nm my grandmother!" 1
am 33 and she ls 20.
"Vou wouldn't make that remark if
you hail any sense of humor," I retorted, crustily.
"But I haven't, nnd,J don't see thnt I
Bhould be any better If f had."
"I admit It Is difficult to imagine any
Improvement in you."
."Is that humor or sarcasm?"
"Ob, well! Humor Is—er—well, It's—
er "
"Ignorance of Itself?" Arabella has
plenty of humor, you know.
"Humor Is n kindly appreciation of
foibles and Incongruities,   And—-"
"1 don't appreciate lhe kindness.
How can you feel kind to people when
you're making fun of thein yourself?"
"I don't see any dilliculty. Why, 1
had an example this morning." 1
laughed nt the thought. "I've half a
in 1 n11 to tell you."
"Oh, do!" Arabella Is as curious as a
"It was rather confidential, you see."
I knew Hint would excite her Interest.
"But you might trust me." You may
have)noticed 1 lint lhe more attractive
a w/iuau-Js. the more she einphnstres
the liirsi person singular, Arabella almost puis It In capitals.
"Ip strict confidence?"
"Yes—of course."
"Well, a nice young fellow, whom
you know, came to me this morning,
and "
"Who was it?"
"That isn't material."
"Oh, but It ls, though! Very material."
"But, my dear Arabella!"
"If you will not trust me we are on
distant terms." I've known ber since
she was in short frocks.
"It really Isn't relevant to tbe point
of humor."
"I don't cure anything about the
point of humor."
"Ob, well, if j-ou don't want me to
tell you "
"Hut 1 do.   There's n good—Tom,"
"It wns Ted Nnugliton."
"Ob, how interesting. I like Ted awfully, don't you?"
"Yes—oh, yes, certainly. I do, but I
don't see why Arabella should."
"Now, iell me.' She clasped hor
bands round her knees and cocked her
pretty head expectantly on one side.
"Well," said I, laughing, "poor 'fed
ls Iu love."
"With whom?"
"I didn't ask."
"Is that your sense of humor?" She
looked at me nH If 1 had marie a,plum
pudding without the plums.
"I don't see lhal It mallei's."
"Not mutter! You don't care wbo It
"Why should I so long as he's satisfied?"
"Well!" Words seemed to fall her,
which Is rare with Arabella,
"Anyhow, she seemed lo be the usual
kind. There never was anyone liko
her, according to the love-loru Ted.
She was beaiitifui, amiable, accomplished, genlle, saintly—ln sltorl, per-
feet. They nil nre'lu lliese eases, you
"So they should lie- lo the lover."
"of course they should." Why, It's
Just what 1 think of Arabella.
"Where Is tlie humor?"
"I'm coming Io It. Poor Ted, It
seems, Is very diffident In the face of
Hindi wondrous charms, He is burning to avow his passion to tlie young
lady, bul lu" doesn't know bow to proceed.   So he eame to ask my advice."
"What do you know about It?" Arabella sat bolt upright, and put-tho question like a sword thrust.
"Nothing--except a vague general
idea. But he evidently thought 1 did."
1 had a little experience, but, of course,
I wasn't going lo tell her.
"Did you give him the benefit of your
vague general Idea?"
"OU, yes, poor beggar! Indeed, I put
It Into concrete form for him. It wus
very funny."
"You nre so humorous, you see."
Somehow Arabella seemed a bit cross.
"Plense go on,"
"We went through quite a Utile rehearsal, I assure you. Tbey were to begin with the weather, of course. Hn,
"Very humorous, certniclly."
"Then he wns to make some remarks
about the weather, not mattering
where she was. Of course, she would
blush and look down." Arabella
"I don't suppose she would."
"She ought to. according to the laws
of tbe game. Then he was to take hold
of her band and ask If she would make
life all fair weather for bim—and so
"Aud, then?"'
"Ob! he'd be able to go on from there.
He's not a fool, y«u know, really. He's
a very line fellow, us a matter of fact."
"Did he .lu It?"
"I expect so. Anyhow be came back
beaming like a sunflower, and threw
up bis bat when he saw me at the
window; so I concluded they'd settled
it."   I chuckled.
"So thnt ls humor!" Arabella strolled
over to the window, and her lips quivered ns If 1 had hurt ber.
"Why, whatever is the matter, Bell?"
"I call it mean—horrid—cruel," she
cried, stamping her little foot angrily,
"io make game ot a man when he's In
love. I don't see that It's a subject for
humor at all."
"But, my dear Bell 1"
"Miss Murlson, If you please." And
we had always been such chums!
"1 think that !f humor Is making ridicule of the most sacred thing lu life,
oue ls better without It," she cootluu-
"But I do not ridicule It, Bell. There
was au element of humor lu the case,
nil tbe same."
Arabella twisted ber handkerchief
round her fingers, Did she think that
I had no serious affection for her, I
wondered? Perhaps 1 had better tell
"Let me tell you something serious,
Bell," I said, going close up to her. But
she suddenly interrupted.
"You do not know her name?"
"No. But If you want to know I'll "
"I know," She turned upon me with
her eyes flushing. "Aud I kuow that she
Is a very proud aud happy girl."
Good heavens!
"So perhaps we had better close the
subject," she said. 1 felt as If the room
was going round me. I had made a pet
of her from the time she was 10, nnd I
thought that she and all the fnmlly understood Hint 1 was only waiting for
my promotion this year. But she must
never know now, or she would be so
grieved for me—for a very kind-hearted
little soul ls pretty Arabella.
"Well, my dear," snld I, slowly, "I
didn't think It was you, I confess. But
Ted's a good fellow—almost good
enough for you, even—and 1 congratulate you." I spoke so unsteadily that
she must almost have noticed It, so 1
tried to laugh it off. "When you were
a lit tie girl, you know, you promised to
be my sweetheart, so I feel a bit jealous"—1 felt nearly mad, to tell Ihe
truth. "Perhaps Hie best amends I can
make Is lo ask you to choose your own
present. A piano—or a necklace and
bracelets—or anything you like." Well,
well—dear me! I couldn't pretend
cheerfulness much longer. I must be
off. "God bless you, little Bell!" snld
1. "He's a lucky fellow." And I made
for llie door.
Just as I was Inking my lint she rushed down the stairs In her most reckless
fashion, and ran right Into me, so that
1 had to catch hold of her. "1 believe
1 have a sense of humor," she said
breathlessly. "It was young Sis he
proposed to -not me. Hadn't you better go nnd offer hcr lhe piano?"
It wan Ted and *-*lrr ,vhi. .might us leu
minutes later, nnd my arm was round
Arabella's waist.—Black and While,
An Air Cnfthion the Latest Scheme to
Prevent Injury If the Car Fall*.
The elevator is a labor nnd time saving device In such common use that
no consideration should stand ln the
way of reducing to
a minimum the
element of danger.
Yet accidents occur
so frequently that
It would seem as if
progress toward
safety had stopped.
Only lu very rare
cases does a car
"drop." This could
happen only If all
the cables supporting It should part.
In the great majority of accidents the
car "runs away,"
or gets beyond the
control of the ope-
Kt rator, and nothing
can prevent disaster but an automatic device which will
stop the car gradu-
idWlJhl ally.    No such de
vice which can be
absolutely depended upon ls uow lu
M a n u facturers
nre unanimous in
declaring the average "elevator man"
or "boy" is incapa-
a , rr <. sflioN Fon We of lToperly ope-
W.KVATOH8. rating uu elevator.
No elevator is simple. The passenger
does not see and could not understand
the complicated mechanism necessary
to Its working. Yet these delicate machines are often placed in charge of Ignorant boys or men whose qualifications are limited to a superficial understanding (vf the working power aud
safety devices.
The engineer of a locomotive must
pass a severe examination aud serve
an apprenticeship before be Is Intrusted with the lives of passengers, and
even gripmen and motormen operate
their ears for a long time under the eye
of an experienced man. A 16-year-old
engineer or motornian would never be
employed. It Is suggested tbat ears
should be placed In charge only of men
who nre old enough to be clear-headed,
who have passed a suitable examination as to knowledge nud general fitness.
A scheme which Is ln use In a few
buildings anil has given good satisfaction is an air cushion In tbe bottom of
the shaft. The lower part of the shaft
for a distance of several feet is made
air tight. When a falling car drops
Into this "tube" the air lielow It acts as
a cushion, nud the stop Is made gradual
by the escape of the air around the
sides of thr> car. For experiment n car
hns been dropped repeatedly 125 feet
into one of those cushions, and stoppage wns not of sufficient abruptness
to break eggs on the car floor.
!      mWE^MAKTYES.
Lots of   women  suffer   constantly,
I and seldom titter complaint.
Our habits  of   life   and dress tell
j sadly,upon women's ,
delicate organiza-
, tions. -—•**/$
j ought to
be told
j just whereN
the danger
lies, for
I their
1 whole fu-
] ture may
I depend
\ upon that
; knowledge and how to overcome thedaugors
that threaten them.
There is no need of our describing
the experiences of such women here—
they are too well known by those who
have suffered; but wo will impress
upon every ono that these are tho
never-failing symptoms of serious
womb trouble, and unless relieved at
once a l'tfo wilt bo forfeited.
Lydia Fi. l'inkhani's Vegetable Compound never fails to relieve tbe distressing troubles above referred to; It
haa held tho faith of tho women of
America for twenty years.
It gives tone to the womb, strengthens the muscles, banishes backache
and relieves all paina incident to
women's diseases. All Druggists soli
It and recommend it
Oaeclis   Altneke,!  n   School.
London, Dec. 27. — The Vienna correspondent cf tlie Dnily Telegraph says
lhat, the Czechs on Thursday made an attack upon a Geriunn school at Weisliowitz,
a suburb of Prague, and began to demolish the building. The police attacked the
rioters, killing one.
Three   Alleiunls to Kill Himself.
Denver, Dec. 27.—A special to the News
from Canyon, City, Col,, Bays that Ed
Kolilmnn, who killed Alexander Douali,
Jr., at a resort near Denver, and who is
now serving a sentence in thc penitentiary
for Hie crime, lias'made three unsuccessful attempts to commit suicide.
nevkh casTiin'.
Some people are never content with anything.   They will not find exactly  what
| they want even In heaven, if they know
j some  one Is  there  ahead of  them.   For
instance,  some are great sufferers  from
neuralgia. Friends have told them what ls
; best anil certain to cure them.   Not con-
I "tent with  what Is said,   they suffer on.
i Pain ravages and devastates the Bysteim,
I and leaves It a barren waste.   St. Jacob'a
Oil has cured thousands.   Just try it.
Tlie four-horse chariot race was introduced into the Olympic games as early ns
the 23d Olympiad.
The Intercollegiate, the Gaelic and
the Association Footballs,
Three kinds of footballs are used
by foot-ball players. The official Intercollegiate foot-ball Is an ellipse. That
used lu the Gaelic game ls almost a
The Drngon-l-'ly.
One of the mose useful of Insects Is,
owing to the Ignorance of the. public,
forever being killed. It ls known us
Ibe dragon-fly, the needle-case and the
devil's darning-needle. Says a writer
of authority:
In Its larval state It subsists almost
entirely on those sninll squirming
threads which enn be seen darting
about lu any still water, and which
batch out into the sweel-sluging mosquito.
As soon as the dragon-fly leaves Its
watery nursing-ground, and climbing
some friendly reed, throws away Hie
old shell aud files nway, it is helping
mau agalu. Ita quarry uow Is the
Not long ngo the writer saw one of
these Insects knocked down In a veranda, where it had been doing yeoman's
service, nnd the children and women
seemed delighted, although they shrank
back from the poor, wounded dragonfly. They all thought It had au awful
sting at the end of Its long body; u
cruel Injustice.
When the writer took tbe Insect up
there was general wonderment, which
wns Increased when a captured fly was
offered It and It ate It greedily. The
boys of the household will never bnnii
a dragon-fly again.
tiho Didn't Want Much.
When Andrew D. White, now United Scales ambassador nt Berlin, wns
our minister to Germany, nearly t/wen-
tj' years ngo, he received some queer
letters from Americans, asking for ills
Influence In their behalf In court circles, Htiys the Youthful Companion.
Perhaps the funniest of all was a
very mundntory epistle from an obi
lady living In the West, who inclosed
in lier billet* four patches of wliite inus-
'lln, each some Hl.i inches square.
"We are going to give a fair ln our
church," she wrote, "and I nm making
an autograph quilt, I want you lo get
me ibe autographs of the Emperor, the
Empress, lhe Crown Trlnce and Bismarck, nnd tell them to be very careful
not to write too nenr tlie edge of the
squares, as a seam has to be allowed
lor putting them together."
We are asserting in the courts our right to the
exclusive ii.se otr the word "CASTORIA," and
"I'lTCHI-R'SCASTOUlA," a£ Jur*fruae Mark.
I, Dr. Samuel rltchcr, of Hynnnis, Massachusetts,
was the originator of" PITCHER'S CAS roRIA,"
Ihe same thnt lias borne and docs now hear the
facsimile signature of CHAS. H. I'l.ETCIIER on
every wrapper. This is the original'' PITCHER'S
CASTORIA " which has been used in the homes
of the mothers of America for over thirty years.
Look Carefrrlly nt the wrapper and sec Hint it is
the kind yon hove always bought, and has the
signature of CHAS. H. ELETCHER on the
wrapper. No one has authority from me to use
my name except The Centaur Company of which
Chas. H. Fletcher ia President.
March 8, :Soj,        SAMUEL P1TCHBR, M.U.
Fifty pneers and 10 trotters joined the
2:10 class this year.
Afi'T being swhidl-.il by nil other., send us nlnrnp
tbr particulars of King Botomon'fl Treasure, tlio
ONLY rt'iipwcr of manly strength; MASON
CHEMICAL CO., P. O. Box 717, PIrllaileliihta, Pa.
Tlio earliest reference to the horse in
Hebrew literature may be found in
Judges 5: 22*28; cf. Joshua 11:4.
Two bottles of Plso's Cure for Consumption cured me of a bad lung trouble.—Mrs
J. Nichols, Princeton, Ind.. Mar. 28, 1895.
Five thousand horses have been shipped
from Seattle to Alaska this year.
DAIIO for trailing anil locating- Gold or Bllver
lllMlil 0rc. ,0Bt or tiurli-il treasures. M. D.
11V1SU FOWLEK. Uox a,'l7. sonUnnglon.Conn.
j    The exact original habitat of the horse
is unknown.
perfect globe and the association football ls perfectly round. The Intercollegiate foot-ball Is tbe only oue wbich
can be picked up and carried.
Not ly.vairtly tho Words.
Irish orators frequently discount
their own rhetoric through an Imperfect appreciation of word values. A
Home Kuler wns haranguing on English terrorism, nnd after drawing a
picture of babies speared on the points
of bayonets, etc., be concluded: "If
that's your civilization you may keep
It. I call It most improper." This recalls tlie story of the Westerner who,
having been absent from borne for a
day, returned to And his house and
family swept away by a cyclone. Looking around hlm lu amazement he ex-!
claimed, "Well, I call this redle'lous!" i
The poor fellow had used what he con-1
sidered the strongest word In his vocabulary.	
Eating Contest.
An eating contest ls to be held at
Paint Lick, Ky., between two men, one J
of whom has a record of thirty-two
hard-boiled eggs and a doxen onions.
It ls pleasant to see this sort of friendly rivalry succeeding the toll gate war
In the Blue Grass State.
Thi: Jack Rabbit.
Kansas dealers In hides have at
length awakened to the fact that jack
rabbit hides, known In commerce as
American bare pelts, are ln great demand in tbe Eastern market, and notices similar to the following are appearing lu many papers throughout the
"We will buy nicely handled cased
Jack rabbit skins at 3 cents each; opened or damaged, half price; culls and
pieces !! coins a pound; cottontails ut
dry. cents a pound. Must be perfectly
dry and free of meat."
The sklus of the jack rabbits are
uswl for making hats. Tbe best quality of hats, says the New York Times,
are made from fur, nnd the fur has
heretofore been obtained from Australia, where the rabbits are successfully disputing the possession of tho
country with the human Inhabitants,
The Bait Spider.
What Is known as the raft spider ls
tbe largest of the British species. It
receives its name from the fact that It
constructs a raft of dried leaves and
rubbish united by threads of silk, and
thus pursues Its prey on the water.
The wind has a great deal to do with
making the weather—vane.
Mr. Peek- W'lia t is Unit book you ure
reading, my dear?
Mrs. Peek- It's a novel entitled'A Fatal I'iirlatioll.'
Mr. Peck— Something like ours, I presume. .
In   lhe   Wii.i*   nf  Arlzonn..
Coroner—What was llie cause of Ilia*
niond Jo's death?
Hroncho Pete—Heart disease.
Coroner—Are you sure of that?
Hroncho Pete—Rurtin. The heart wns
nn nee, and he had it up his seleve.
Trr Schilling's Best tea and baking powdnr.
A horse's respiration is performed entirely through its nostrils.
To  Any Reliable Man.
Marvelous appliance and one month's remedies
of rare power will be sent on trial, without utiu
mlviinef pn-mifnt, by the foremost company in tho
world tn the treatment ot men went, lir (ikon, di*,.
courattud from elfeoia of excesses, worrr, overwork. Ao. Happy marrl'iff-n eeourcd, complete res.
inrntlunor dovelopmaiil of nil rohuM. conditions.
The time of this offur ts limited. No V. O. I),
•enamel nn' deoeptton; no eximaiire.   Artdrem <
ea        free
i oo Lamberson
Portland. Or,
Is It Wro.v?
Get it Right.
Keep it Right.
Moore's RoTaMed Rim-ad? will do tt. Three
dosei will na-ke you feel b-btttr. Get It from
your druffiit or any wholesale drug houae, or
from Stewart A Holmei Drug Co., S-sattlt.
Clarke & Co.
Portland, Or.
Catalogue Free.
No. 113, 1)7
IUURtS WrlcHb ALL tLbt rAILa, „
Best CoughSyrup.  Tontes Good. UMJI
In time.   Bold hy drusaists.


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