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•Xbe   Uttarysville  Cri bu nc.
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Vol i»    jso. 5
$2.00   PER   TEA*
Canadian Bank of Commerce.
Hon. Ooo. A. Cox, President. B E. Walker, Qen Man'gr.
J»»id up capital, S8,000.000.    Rest, $2,000,000.   Total resources, $6S,O00,O0O.
A general banking business transacted.   Deposits received
London, England.    Office No. 60, Lombard Street.
Cranbrook Branch    hubert haines, Mgr.
Furniture and
Complete for house or hotel.   Stoves,
Carpets, hardware and Wall Paper.
We are pioneers and the largest
general dealers in the district.
Cranbrook, B. C.
n nolcanlc and Retail
Hardware    Merchant.
Mining Hardware a Specialty.
Remember the
Pioneer Hardware Merchant,
Just received for
100 boxes Batgers peels.  Nothing finer.
W» nfo > have so pr ft a- StiltonCheiScw arecurlng,   V'il burady f.,r
. Fort Steele Mercantile Co, Ltd., Cranbrook.
The Koolenaj Furniture Company, Ltd.
Those furnishing hot Is and homes in Marysville shou'd
see our stock before orderpg elsewhar \
J. P. FINK, Manager.
Bale & Small, Props.
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Tie Pioneer Hotel of tie St. Marys Yalley
Will be in charge of Mr. and Mrs. S. A. SHinn after Dae. 16th who
will do everything pos-ib'a to p'ease tha guests.
This hotel w II be one of the largest in the' district and
will be run as a first class establishment. We will pay
special attention to the comfort of our guests.
Handler tc Wolfe. Props.
Christmas Mann, Haa. It, 1901:
Choice Extra Stlsetad Baltimores.
Mulligatawny, Ox Tail.
Baked Halibut la Draws Bettor.
Tonguc,8aooaTirtar.    Mutton, Caper Sauca
Bsel Spanish.
HtuB.ii Turk*/ with Cranberry Saaos.
Sirloin   ol Beef with Varswtssr  Pudding
Leg of Pork with Appls Banc*.
Baked Heart with Dressing.
Fricassee ol Chicken. Macaroni Cheese
Scalloped Oyeters,
Shrimp, Cold Slaw.
Crosse ft Black wells Plcalllli. Walnuts.
Gherkins Celery.
Hashed Potatoes a la Lyoaise.
French Peas. Sour Krtttlt.
English Pi im Pudding with Brandy Sauce
Mince and Lemon Pies.
Tea and Coffee. Assorted Nuts.
Chocolates ot all kinds.
Groeings,    Russets,    Northern   Spys   and
Baldwin Apples.
Choice Havana Cigars Imported.
Wines Etc., on Application.
We aim this day to give good cheer,
So came along and gat a square.
It you eat your fill not pain nor fear
Bnr, joy shall drive away dull care,
And your inmost h-mrt you may repair.
When you have partuken of this Bill of Pure.
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Increased Duty on Lead.
G. O. Buchanan of Kalso, has an In-
tercetiug letter iu the Kaslo Kootenaian
regarding the lead question, aa follows:
There remains one thing that the Dominion government can do, and should
do, and probably would do at the first
session of parliament if the interests affected and our represeutatives in both
branches of parliament would now make
a long and strong pull for it.
It has been asked for by the boards
of trade, by delegations, by the liberal
convention of this district and many
tines by the Kootcnalan and the time is
now opportune to push the demand to
final acknowledgment. The required
concession ia the increase of tbe duty
upon raw white lead Coming into Canada
from s percent, to 15 per cent. As the
tafia stands the duty upon pig lead is t j
per cent. The duty upon pipesheet,
•hot. etc. is jo to 35 per rent., but that
upon raw white—which is pig-lead subjected to the further process of corrosion
—il S per cent, only under tbe preferential tariff this is reduced to $% per
About one half of the lead used in
Canada comes in in that form, and those
who import it from aboard state tbat if
tht duty waa raised tbey would manufacture it in Canada from Canadian pig.
The duty upon ochres and siennat ia
10 per cent. Upon oxides, umbers and
fire proof paints, 35 per cent; upon
white lead in pulp, not mixed with oil,
»j per ct; upon mixed paint, 35 per ct;
and upon linseed oil, 35 per cent. It
Can be shown tbat the consumer of lead
paints gets no benefit from the low rate
levied upon raw lead, tbe margin saved
being absorbed by the companies that
ail paint in Canada.
Tbe Item has stood neglected so long,
because those engsged in lead production were not ardent politicians. A
change, if made, would probably go into
effect by proclamation and tbe
proclamation would be deferred
until tbe establishment of a refinery
inured the product of an ample
■apply of pig lead at home. But the
prospects of a home market for 13,000
toes of lead instead of 6300 as at present
wonld greatly atimulate tbose having refinery schemes ou hand We admit the
possibility that it wonld be necessary to
ask tbe Dominion government for some
improvement of the Refinery Bonus Act
of last year. But tbis will be in order
when we are able to sbow that a bona
fide attempt to operate a refinery has
been made.
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Acuklew. to Paddy.
Paddj Maloy, one of the first
mechanics who came in with the smelter construction, was the victim of a
severe accident, last Tuesday. He was
working at the top of a ladder at the
land hoist When the ladder broke cans-
rag- him to fall thirty feet or more.
Paddy received aevere Injuries. Dr,
King drove, ont from Cranbrook on
Tuesday night and made the boy as
coafortable as possible and he was le-
moved to the St Eugene hospital ;»
Cranbrook on Thursday. All wish
Paddy a rapid recovery from bis III
Will Fl ht   It Out.
"The strike situation at Nonhport and
Rossland has been presented to the executive board, and has beed 'fully con
sidered in all its details by that bodv.
The Federation is fully aware of and
highly appreciates the splendid stand
maintained by the members of Rossland
and Northport unions In tbis strike up
to the present time, and they can depend upon every assistance, financial
and otherwise being afforded them to
conduct their campaign to a satisfactory
outcome. We have carefully gone over
the whole situation with the officials of
tbe union and have made alt necessary
plana and preparations to continue the
fight until justice is done, and the un'on
laborers at Rossland receive $j per day,
tbe same rate of wages that is paid in
every other camp in Koolenay and
Boundary. We bave no desire to assume
an air of bravado upon the matter, but
we wish to say with the strongest possible emphasis, that we are in a financial
position to maintain the struggle for an
Indefinite period, and our members being so firmly impressed with tbe justice
of their demands, and being fully satis,
fied tbat every honest and unbiased
mind that is to any extent familiar with
the aituation will acknowledge their
right to receive the wage they ask for,
they are determined to stay with tbe
fight until a satisfactory adjustment ia
effected. In this position they will be
supported regardle.it of expense to tbe
fullest extent of tbeir power by the
Western Federation of Miners.
"Any advantage which the company
console themselves with, in the fact tbat
tbey have non-union men in their employ at present, we know to be more
fancied than real. We are satisfied tbat
tbe companies wilt never accomplish results satisfactory to themselves and
their shareholders with incompetent
non-nnion men. Tbe mine managers
know just as well as we do tbat they will
not secure a competent class of mine
and smelter men so long as a strike is
on at their works. They also know that
as soon as the strike is declared off, they
will not experience the slightest ililficul
ty in securiug as competent a class of
workmen as can be fouud.
"The strike will be declared off when
the reasonable requests of tbe unions are
acceded to, bnt not before."
. , Report of Lc Rot Mine.
The fobs-lug circular has b-.en Issued to the ahareholdera of the Le Itol
Mining company:
Salisbury Honse, SOth Nov. 1901.
Dear Sir or Madam:
The following cable has been received
from Mr. Frecheville to-day:
"Rotsland, 25th Nov.
Aulltors make profit front mine and
■melting works for tba year ending
June SOth, $535,000, This was used for
Improvement—ill the plant fiist-claas,
I estimate the reserve ot ore at dite
above tbe SOO-fdot level at 461.000 tons
of 8.000 lbs., value per ton (11,75. The
total cost per ton la future ought not
to exceed 89. The lowest level In the
mine, so far as driven, ado wa chute of
ore 170 feet in legth, tt feat In width,
assays average J15.T3 per ton. Shaft
is down 1.05) feet. Will (tart driving
levels as early as possible. Inventory
23rd November at •malting works.how.
ore matte on hand aad In transit and
•nppliea St,045,ooo. At tha mine low
grade dump 9100,000 net:"
Your directors with to give the following explanatory details •Italltan'
eously with the examination of the
mine by Mr. Frechevlle An audit of
the books of the company at Rossland
haa been conducted by Measrs. Price,
Waterhouse &.C1. Their audit shows
a profit for the year ending 40:h Jane.
1901, of 130,576 pounds all of which haa
been expended on Improvements on
your property, the result being that
the mine ll throughly well equipped
with all the most approved modern
machinery and the cauacity of the
smelting works, which are excellent In
construction aud design, and fitted wltb
all the latest labor saving appliances:
has been largely Incfeasei.
Tne 9)0 foot level, which is the lowest level yet opened up In the mine,
appear to us to be highly satlsfacory.
The lodes as far as tested being of
good width and high grade.
Mr. Frecheville In a letter to the
board aays that the pay chota on this
level started with a width of IS feet
and la the 170 feet of drlvage done It has
opened to a width of 35 feel in theface
This of course Is a matter of the Most
vlul Importance! In estimating the
future profits of the mine, showing as
It does that the values of the ore affi
more than maintained at this the great-
eat depth exploited.
VTue liquid assets as given by Mr,
"SVecheville amount to 235,590 pounds
In addition to this there is about 20,000
pounds owing to the company by other
companies which will shortly be paid.
These assets exceed the total liabilities
oi the company by approximately 50,-
000 pouods.
Marysville    to Enjoy
First Yule tide.
More Editorial lolll s.
The Canterbury Outcrop: The
Maryaville Tribune fs a bright newsy
sheet published in the new South East
Kootenay smelter town, by Messrs,
Simpson & II itcblsrm. It Is a welcome
addition to our exchange list. Here's
aucceaa and long life to The Tribune.
The Fernie Free Press: Marysville.
sixteen miles north east of Cranbrook
and three mile, south of ICIraberley, Is
a reality. A branch from the North
Star railway k. graded Into the town
one and a quarter miles; the rails will
be laid In ten days and thent There la
already a nice drug store, three general
stores, three hotels, one restarannt, a
medical man, tbe Maryaville "Tribune,
three weeks old, a bright, clean, crf.p
newspaper j two saw mills, a brick yard
turning ont 20,000 dally and the stone
foundation of the smelter all bnt completed la ocular demonstration tbat the
town la there to May.
Why the People of This Town Have Reason tc! Feci Good oii this Glorious
Railway Extension la Klondike.
Victoria, B. C, Dec. 6.—A case in--
volvlng every cent that the British Yukon company, otherwise tbe White Pass
& Yukon route, has taken in freight and
passenger fates since the company commenced business in 1898, will shortly be
brought before the supreme Court of British Columbia and will ia turn go
through different courts to tha highest
court in the land, the imperial piivy
In a few daya a writ will issued against the British Yukon company, under
which name the While Pass & Yukon
purpose of testing tilt legal position of
the shippers of goods ind the passengers who have paid fares on thai road
since it commenced business. The stand
taken bv_ tbe claimants, who include
some of tbe largest shippers to the Yukon, is tbat the company Under its charter from the dominion government was
compelled to have its rates approved by
tbe governor general in council. Tbis
approval, according to dispatches received from Ottawa published in (tie
press, and subsequently verified, was not
obtained by tbe company, and in fact it
did not forward schedules of freight and
passenger fetes to tbe department of
railways until (bis year. When it did
do so the schedules were returned by
tbe minister of railways, according to
press dispatches, aud officials of the
company are now in Ottawa trying to
adjust the matter. Under these circumstances, the claimants bold that they
are entitled to tbe return of tbeir farm
and freight money and damages.
The publishers of this paper, wish the
readers of Toe Tribune a very Merry
Christmas Oa Wednesday next Marys-
villa-'will Celebrate her first Curistmas
as a town, and it Is good to thlnS of the
wondarful stride! she has made during
the atoaih of her existence. It Is good
to look up and down the main street
aad sej the many signs of activity
and progreaa; It la good to gaze across
that stretch of country known as the
smelter site, whica bat yesterday was
a forest, and see the marreious pro
great made to wards the building up of
what will be one of tha greatest Industries in E 1st Kaoieaay. Iu fact it
is good to be here. At the same time,
as this season of the year comes around
again, oar thoughts are instinctively
carried back to the old hone. Man is
the only aninil created by tbe A'mighty
that has a hose and the word home Is
perhaps the sweetest word lu the Eig-
lish language. Mtrysrllle is a cosmopolitan town; our citizens are from
all over the world bat as Carlstraa.
comet they are one and all thinking of
the old home, that for one neatels
among New England Hills; for another
on the shore of one of Ontario's beautiful lakes ;for a third beside an old E ig.lsh
lane; for a fourth in a German village;
but no matter where it la, home is home
and the man who does not at times and
especially at this tlm: think of home
of hla ohlldhool is hardened indeed.
It la miay years, perhapi, since some
Of Us have '-been home for Christmas."
With some of us may be the old home is
no more, or perchance ihose whose dear
presence made ll home are gone, but
still we cau, In spirit, see tlie old homestead atindiag out clear la tae Christ-
ma. moonlight with; its time worn
timbers and masi grown roof. W: can
see the lights that come from its
windows, we cm hear ths voices, per
baps uo* silent for ever, aldging those
old time k'briswiias carola. We can aee
the blue smoke curling skyward from
the chimney, We go in, there beside
the old hearth stone are gathered those
who were perhaps more to u. than life
itself, there i. this nsnher, the father,
tbeslster and the brother just as tbey
were long year, ago we caa ae£ them
but we cannot be seen. Anou the rev
erie is over and we are back In Marvelous Maryaville, but the Utile Bight
af fancy, the visit to the old home has
done us good, hat made us better and
atronger and we feel that we can face
life with all its up. an 1 dowu. its c ires
and its depression, its hard knocks and
its unpleasantness again. So mush for
the old bone, thia being Mirysvllle's
first Christmas one ia apt to think of
what ahe will be this time next year,
and la future years. By looking forward we can see, lu years to come, a
thriving city wnoae mioy smoke stacks
will rear their heads -hove the tallest
trees announcing to tbe world that we
afe a city of lndnatry. A manufacturing city; a dinner pailclty; a pay roll
city. Along tha banks of the St.
Marys river will be minnfaclurles of
various kinds. Smelters, refioerles,
lead pipe wotka, white lead mills and
■any other Induatnrlal Institutions.
The magnificent water power ef the
■l, Marya river, Mark Creek and Perry
Creek will be harneated so aa to aupply
all the power needed. The wonderful
wealth now lying hidden in the district
will be drawn to our city for treatment
by many line, of railway. Tbe city
will be filled with an industrious and
intelligent population j In fact no town
In British Colombia, nay in the entire
west ever spent Its first Christmas with
so much to look forward to.
Hill Resigns.
It Waa announced that Jamea J. Hill
has resigned from the board of directors
of the Northern Pacific. It waa reported in financial circles that Mr. Hill's
resignation bad been contemplated for
tome time, and that It probably would
be formally presented about January
It was denied that the resignation
had been caused by the attacks made
on tbe Northern Securities erompany,
which la to operate both tbe Oreat
Northern, of which James J. Hill Is
president, and the Northern Pacific.
John Bremner of Cranbrook had a
very narrow escape It* the yard here
Wednesday. He was toning a switch
and attempted to step on the footboard
of the engine. He ml.->sed connection
and fn falling grabbed the brake-beam
aad Waa dragged under. While under
the engine he let go of the brake-beam
and did a stunt, tbat mil stop his
growth! for some tlnve. ftearly tbe
whole length of the big- engine paased
over him when he was "bunched" np
between the rails. Hs was taken ont
between the drivers without a sctatch.
Subicribe  For THE TRIBUNE
Motto for the «T*k—Christum*
comes but once a jeer, and wftfrs
it comes go alu-r it
A merry Ciirlstmas to all the read****
of The Tribune where ever fodnd, (aad
tbey mty be found all over the world,*)
Is tbe wish of the management.
Next Wednesday Mirysvllle w.llcrl*-
brate her flr.t Caristmisdar, and never
did a new town do lo with many omens
of good luck ahead of her. I'mg mjj
lhe prosper.
Dr. Islab Knott, of Ksyteavllle, M)
who has been Inspecting ths hospitals
of Chicago, with tha laceatloa df apply*
Id; Caicago sanitary eaethdoa to the
Missouri city, was attending a clinic n}
Dr. August i.emke ft the country hospl-
t al when a message reached him. At
the time of its arrival Dr. Knott wa<
talkluj with a group of physicians Id
the* hall. Approaching tbe group, tne'
meisenger asked one of the doctora :
"Are you dr. ltntfttl
The large mm standing next to him
turned and said : "I am Knott,"
"Well, who said you were!" returned
tbe messenger (joy.
"Yes, but I am."
"Yes are what I"
"I am Kiott," aald the donor, reaching for the massage."
"Thed you don't get this message."
' I thought It Wat for trie "
"Are you IJr. Ruottt"
' I have told yon that i am Knott.'1
' Dj you know where he 1st"
"Dr. Knott."
"Why, I am Dr. Knott."
"Well why didn't you aay aof"
Hoard Of Trudc
The first meeting of the Marysvil.e
board of trade was held in f.eask'e hall
01 Tueaday evening. Mr. Schalch was
In the chair and Mr. E Ft. Small acted
as secretary.
A committee of two Consisted of
Hugh McMillan and J. Hutchison were
appointed to canva-s the citizens as to
join tbe board. It was decided that
the fee ahould be Si 25 per six months
payable In advance. It waa moved,
seconded and carried tbat a meeting be
held on Saturday I>ec. 21, at l.-ask'a
hall and it Is hoped tbat. all Interested
in the welfare of Marysville will attend.
A vjte of thanks waa paaaed to Mr.
Leaak for the use of Ms hall.
Tbe meeting ad'journed at the
Invitation cf Caul Ilandley to the Iloyal
hotel for refreshments.
Feinie Free Press - "Mr. Oold Cord-
mlssloher Armstrong ha* e-rpended
128,270 in making and repairing roads
la South Eist Kootenhy during the
past season. This la the largest grant
hitherto obtained from tbe lobal govern-
men for this purpose. The money has
been judiciously spent trader tbe practical supervision of Mr, McKay, the road
uperlotendent."   May be it bas!
Many yeara ago In Washington whed
the Press Club was in existence a Brit'
lilt riewspaper man was at the cl ubone'
evening. lie bad been In Washington
for some tlufe and was leaving tie-it day.
Mr. Karl Decker made a speech trf
"Mr. Sj and-so," said Mr. Decker;
"you bave spent some time with ns, and
hare made many irienda. Yon are going away to morrow aud we ma/ never
see you again, but in order that yon may
alwaya have something by which to re-*
member us, on behalf of the Preaa Club"
I present yon this ring."
And then he struck the oalt belt ori
tbe reading table near him. The Englishman looked a trifle bewildered for *
bit then he reached out his band,'
thanked the club and pocketed the belt.
And— aless his simple English heart
—next morning he told another newspaper man how kind the Press Olub had
been to him and what a lovely presentation apeech Mr. Decker bad made".
Mr, Decker must bars been awfully1
nervous, you know," he said, "though
he didn't show It, for he said : 'I pre-"
seat you this ring,' ani don't ye know,-
It Wasn't a ring at all, It wai a bell "
From a D-aver paper : A stdry wast
told the other day that will bear repeating. Tne gentleman who told it
had just returned from a visit to the
east, and it runs like this :—"I had been*
np town to the theatre and took the
street ear to' the hotel at which I was
staying. Tne car was full of passengers
one of them a big fat negro woaaa with
a child in her arms, which was crying-,
and she was trying to console it, but It
wouldn't be consoled 'Stop dat cryin'
chile I Doan yo' aee yo' mammy gettln'
out yo' supper t. With thle reenrrk aba*
offered the' b'reaat to' the child1, Su't ii
wouldn't take it. Coaxlngly aba aald/
■Hush yo' squallin', yo' little brack'
rascal, an'take yo'anpper; If yon don't
I's a-gwlne ter give it ta de condnctar.'
The roar tbat went np In the ear was"
deafening. The ewnduecer goY nt ti
tHis next atop."
Whet Outldere Soy.
Nel.on Miner : At Marysville tltf
townslte company has a aaw mill about
finished, the rock for tbe smelter ia
being quarried ant!" tbe eycfvatiobs for
the amerte'i' structure are being made;
A brlckmaklng plant la in operation'
making brick for tbe smelter building*
and furnacea. Two large hotels are*
just about finished and another hotel
has been occupied for some time. The
town already bar* a1 grocery, drng store,
restaurant, real estate office ana a fww*
Canadian Horses'.-
So far Col. Dent, the British war*
office representative, haa purchased'
7 507 horses In Canada this year and Ir
authorized to buy 310 more for the new
contingent. The total of ■/ 907 horse*'
wlal represent! a rhbne'y value fo* the*
Canadian horse breeder's ol nearly |>>*
OOiroOO. The gratifying result of Hon/
G. W. Floss' representation tV tot war
office authorities a year ago I* that a*
total of between 5,000 and e',00 animals*
were bought in Ohtarrcv
Narrow Esenise at rmtBrick faVdV
On' McrniFay whilst undermlng some'
clay in the clay bank of tbe brick yard,
three of Mr. Enrild't employe* had sf
close call. The clay they wara eider
mining caved In, and tha men escaping,
by only a faw feetv TWO SCHOOLS.
I put ray heart to school.
In the world where men grow wise.
"(Jo out," I sait!, "and learn the rule.
Come back when you win the prists"
My heart came l>aek ognin,
"And where in the prize?" I cried.
"Tlie rule was false, und the prize was pita.
And the teacher's name was Pride,"
1 put my heart to school.
In tlie woodi where wild birds sin-,',
In the Holds where (lowers Bprtng,
Where brooks run cool and clear
And the blue of heaven bends near.
Uo out," I raid; "you ere only a fool.
Hut perhaps they can teach you here."
"And why do you stay so Ion™,
My heart, and where do you roam?"
The answer nunc with u laugh and a song,
•'I find this school is home."
—Henry Van Dyke in Atlantic Monthly
t ... By M. QUAD.   X
% Copyright, 1M1. by C. B. Lewi.. X
I had boon nt n certain hotel In Lou-
Sou for three months while making
researches lu tlie Interests of n client
in Canada and had come to it point In
my Investigations where 1 wns required to go down to Canterbury to consult
church records, and lute one evening I
began packing my bag for the trip. I
wns llius engaged when the door opened and a stranger entered my room.
lie w:is a man of about CO, well dressed and having the look of n gentleman, nnd there was n bland smile on
Lis face as be quietly observed:
"I thought I heard you Invito me to
come in In answer to my knock. Pray
excuse me if I intrude."
IIo handed me a card on which was
engraved the name of Theodore B.
llliss, New Orleans, but bis looks and
accent did not go to show tbat be wns
a southerner. On tlie contrary, 1 know
be was a northern man. lie was fairly nested about my own town of Toronto, and, according to bis statement,
be bad been offered a large plat of vacant property at a bargain.    I knew
ly surprised and put out, but be did
not argue the mailer. Just before we
readied Guilford .luuetlou he said lie
must get on* there to see lo a little
business, but we did uot part lu bad
feeling. It was not until I arrived at
Canterbury iliai I discovered there bad
been a change of bags. Mr. llllss bail
lakeu mine and left bis.
Perhaps it was not exactly tbe right
thing to do. but lu my room ut the ho-
lel I tried my keys on the lock of tbe
strange bag and opened It. It was
stuffed full of whnl 1 at lirst supposed
to be clothing, but alter a little-investigation 1 gnw white in the face and
weak in the knees. Down below the
clothing were I'ugllsh consols and railway bonds lo the amount of half a
million dollars. 1 dlU'u't have to figure
much lo come to tin- conclusion that a
big robbery Inn! been pulled oft and
that Mr. Bliss was lu it. It was my
duty lo inform the police nt once, but
I dure I coul I leave lhe hotel two olb-
eors called and arrested me. Tbey bail
me red handed, as Ii were, and even
at lhe police slntlou they would pay
no attention lo my assertions or protestations. In KiiKinml a person tin-
d 'r arrest is deemed guilty, nt least
lij tin. p .bee. I was taken back to
London, where the robbery bad occurred, nnd. though I bad money and
credentials null was all innocent man.
it took me four weeks to get oul of lhe
grip of lhe (tiw Meantime the asinine
ulllcoi'H bad given Mr. I'.liss time lo
. ■: hnlf nrouil I lhe globe.
How the mnn "anew 1 wns rrom To-
reuto and stopping nt tlie King's Arms
I cannot sny. but lie bad robbed u
broker's office near by. left tho satchel
,11 n fruit stand and entered the hotel
to escape tlie crowd oil ids track. He
bod conic direct lo my room and bad
thereby saved himself. When be left
me after our conversation, lie picked
up bis satdiel and turned in sonic
•,vi ere for tlie night, lie knew the
railroad stations would be watched,
nud be planned to get out of town in
my company. It cost me £100 In cash
and no end of worry to gel clear of
the law. and when I finally returned
to the hotel tho whilom urbane and
bumble landlord met me with a smile
and- said:
•Yes. 1 know tbey failed to convict
you. lint just al present we are greatly
overcrowded, and I cannot nccoinmo.
date you. Innocent as a babe, sir but
you'll bare to try some' oilier hotel,
Stroke ye here an stroke ye tlierei
Slr.oc.lh tlio world ail tak' your easo
There's nac use scratchln o' u match
Till ye waul to raise a blecze.
Stroke ye here an ctroke ye there;
Smooth tlie world an keep it quiet
Folk are like to Tabby', mil—
Ye tanna pu' le r backward by it.
Stroke ye here all stroke ye there;
It's better tubblti straight Lain crcoldt.
Girt yo want to catch u Qab.
Ye've got to hac tlie bait to hook It.
Stroke ye here nn stroke ye there;
Folk will elan' a deal o' atrokln.
A wee hit crumb dial's Bwallowed wrang
Gars ye do a deal o' chokili.
Stroke ye here nn stroke ye there;
Hide lour chance nn Ink' your grlpplt,
Ti.e lolk ihal en' Bg'hi the thorns
Are rain lo l.ae lie Ir i.innin ids rlpplt.
—Charles Mcllvnlne in Uarper'a Magazine.
you, denr, t love you so much thnt I must   .*/-»TTVrrn . Tvr nT T-irriTAT/l
do what seems to me the only thing left   MOUlNTAIjN   CLIMBINGt.
for me to do, and that  is to give you
Recreant Lover    i
The Story cf
Wi.o Changed Hi:
the property and its owner, and I
knew tbe price to be low. We were
talking away when there came n knock
on tlie door, and as I rose to open It
tho landlord entered, and I saw a
stranger behind Iiim.
".\b, Mr. Cool;." said mine bust,
"please excuse inc. I thought you
were out and some one might bave
entered your room. It Is all right-all
right,   iieg pardon, I'm sure."
lie was gone before I could ask any
questions, and Mr. I'.liss at once led
tbe conversation Intel; to the property
nnd kept mo so busy answering bis
queries tbat I bad no time lo wonder
over the Incident. lie remained for a
full hour. As be asked me In act as
Ids agent for tlie purchase of the property and as lie paid me fluu on account
1 wns forced to be more or less Interested, though I could not get over feeling a bit put out at the way he bad
entered my room. Before leaving lie
found that 1 was going down to Canterbury In tbe morning, and be laughingly exclaimed:
"flow very ijueer! Why, I'm going
down there myself. I'll meet you ut
the station In the morning, and we'll
make the Journey together."
After I got to bed I began to go over
the Incidents of tlie evening In a Inw-
yerlike way. I found I bad some curiosity nbout tlie way tbe landlord bad
burst Into my room nnd also as to the
Identity of the man who bad remained
lu tbe background. Mr. I'.liss had
seemed to talk straight enough, but I
was considerably puzzled over him.
After a night's sleep I felt better,, however, or nt least less annoyed, nnd
when Mr. I'.liss Joined me nt the stn-
tlon I gnve him cordial welcome. Iu a
casual way I also noticed that be carried n Gladstone bag. but of course I
thought nothing of It at tbe time. We
were a little early for the train nnd
bad takeu our tickets nnd were walking up nud dowu tbe platform when I
was accosted by n stranger who asked for u word in private. I suspected
ut once tbat be was a detective. When
we bail stepped aside, be respectfully
"Am I right In believing that you are
Mr. Cool; of Toronto, Canada?"
"Perfectly so." I replied.
"You   are   stopping at  tho  King's
"I am."
"And (be parly with you?"
"Mr. Theodore E. miss, sir."
".»b, Just bo!  Thanks, sir.  Mr. Bliss,
being In your company, must bo all
right.   Hood day, sir."
Had be lingered I might have put
some questions myself, but as be hurried nwny Instead I turned to my
friend. Mr. Bliss was bumming an air
to himself and appeared cool nud
placid. lie asked no questions, nnd I
volunteered uo Information. I was
upset again, however. If Mr. Illlss
i»s all right because, he was in my
company, the detective must hnve had
n suspicion of him previous to this
meel.tig. I had iu a way guaranteed
the mnn. nnvl had I been right or
wrong'/ As soon ns we bad taken our
seals in the train 1 began to pump
him as If I bail him on the witness
Miami. In the course of an hour ho
made a dozen slips about Toronto, ami
be dodged so many questions that I
made up my mind he was a man I
wanted nothing lo do with. I Insisted
on roturnrhg Ids money and taking back
(he receipt, and 1 declined to net ns his
agent in any manner.   He wns certain-
When Von r.lie n Dinner.
Let ua suppt so you wish to give a little dinner lor six.
The tablecloth should be of Hie best
damns!: you can afford. Underneath
should be tlie "silence cloth," which
mtiy be of thick cotton Annuel or a fell
At the rigid of each plate should be |
the  knives,  sharp edges  toward  the
plale aud iu the order in which they
are to be used, beginning at tho right.
To tbe right of lhe knives should be
tbe soup spoon, bowl up, and lhe oyster fork, when oysters are served.
i lu the oilier side of the plale should
be tlie forks, lines up, as many as nre
Tho goblet Is placed nt tbe upper
right band uf the plale.
If wine is served, the glasses may he
arranged III a semicircle iu the order In
which tbey nre to be used, starling al
lhe right.
The large napkins should be folded
four times when ibey nre ironed. When
placed upon the lalde, fold once more
by baud, placing within Ihc fold n dinner roll or u piece of'bread '-' Inches by
Hj ililck. The napkin may be placed in
front of the plate or ut tbe lcrt of tbe
Always select n'rather Hat and never
a very towering tloral centerpiece, ns
litis does not Interfere with tbe exchange of glances and conversation
across the table, and lhe gnosis are not
compelled to keep dodging from side In
side lo see around and over the lofty
mass of blossoms.
;.^,.,.-i.:....... ;■„....■ ........ j..-..-;.J-..-.4..,
'licit was whnl Terence Dawnay had
always Called her ever since they lind nnt
and loved each other, lie was in Ireland
now Willi liis legiineat, hut he wrote vory
regularly to his denr little girl, and,
though there was no question of nay fur-
mill engagement between them, he bad
assuici her that their understanding was
ns sacred a hood t.i 1.iia. as any public
betrothal, and of course she believed him,
for she was young and she loved him,
She was thinking ef him as she walked
down the path lo meet the postman. This
was her Idler day. nud Irish letters always came l.y tlie uii.Ulny  ;1  to the
Ilcvonsulro village where she lived within
sight and sound of tiie iinianiag sea.
It was late ia .lime,, and the summer
wind tossed her pretty hair against tlie
checks, whi- h were soft and Hushed like
a pencil. The postman was coming up
the hill. A smile crossed his wonthcr-
ticntcn face as he caught sight of the
waiting figure.
"Two letters, missy, this morning," he
said, as he soiled them from his bundle.
"That's ail, miss."
Two letters!
She went out on the cliff side with
them. One was, of course, from Terence.
[low well she knew his denr. untidy
writing! She sniiied as she put it in her
pocket. That must be kept ns a bonne
The other one was in quite strange
handwriting, and she tore it open, looking at its contents with bewilderment. A
hlaii!: sheet of paper Inclosing a small
newspaper cutting met her eyes. What
could it mean?   Tlie color faded from her
e understand lhat an interesting eu-
te'ul will lie announced before rile
i' the summer, and we may safely
iiur good wishes to tlie beauty of the
Miss Snrgcaut, at the same time
initialing tlie gallant Oniice on his
Mr. Dnwnny is well known in
•e his regiment is at present
I'i.I lln,
Tiie Mule hit of paper fell to the
ground. -Of course it was not true. It
coeid not lie true. Some one was trying
to make mischief between them. That
Wll. all. Why, lie was hers—lie laid been
he:-- from ilie very first day that they
laid met! The newspaper did not know
wll it it was milling nbQUt. She eyed tlie
envelope Willi disgust. Who had done
this tiling.' And who was Miss Kur-
g eliV    Ti'etlie never mentioned her.
She pulled Ins letter cut of lier pocket
and opened it. reading it will) il sudden
chill v. liiiii quenched the happiness in her
pi'elly  eyes.
My  Dear l.lttle Obi— I have hardly a moment
t nines.. Dnrbers.
The barber's calling Is supported by
government. What if bis little squat
razor only covers an Inch or two at the
time nnd makes Hie operation unnecessarily letlious. lie has tbe advantage
of knowing that be ropr.scnis lawful
authority. He ought never to suffer
from being out of wot!:.
Then bis perquisite. Hie combings,
makes up for natural deficiency. He
can sell al clear profits talis of bis own
collecting and making. Perhaps the
fact Hint Chinese hair offers little variety In color simplifies this article or
commerce. Tbe more sable tbe belter
Children's bends are slinved In order
tbat Ii may be as black nnd illicit as
possible, l'.liu'k Is much more cheerful.
A Chinaman plaits white silk Into bis
hair when he goes into mourning.
Tales of n tail might be multiplied.
Tlie Chinaman's is more expressive
(ban any that has not the power lo wni
with satisfaction or droop with dismay
Por convenience lu work It Is fastened
up lu a coil, bul for a man to speak lo
bis superior without letting It down Is
nn Insult. No Christian would enter
church In this dishabille. A stranger
might possibly do so. and In such a
case, before beginning lhe service, tin'
officiating minister would fix him with
a glance nnd politely-for lhe mill res
expect politeness under all clrenin
stances—address him. "Sir. will you
kindly let down your inllV.'—(Jult'-r.
:'. I '
lilt   I
lu the flfUSOUttt,
"That new fellow has a great head for
"Yes. Vou know in the second able
there was an exhibit labeled 'A Bhiugls
from Washington's house?'"
"I remember."
"Well, he labeled it 'The shingle with
which the sire chastised immortal
Qeol'ge.' "-.-Chicago .News.
A Henri In llenrt   lull.-.
"It must he nice to be sarcastic and
clever," taiil the young woman admiringly.
"Not nt all," said Miss Cayenne. "It
is an accomplishment that causes yoti lo
get rid ot all your fiieads excepting those
wlio are too dense to see the poluUoi your
remarks;"—Washington Star.
Kiriiniiurf at Compliments,
Man on Bridge—Time can't he very
valuable with you, my friend. I've been
Watching you for two hours, and you
haven't had a bite.
Man tin Hank—My time's wuth too
much, by gum, to waste two hours of it
wutchtn' a' man fish that ain't ketchin'
nolhln'l-—Chicago Times.
for a teller, so 1 am afraid lliis will he very ahort,
'■nt It.ue is so nun h lo be done litre Just now,
chat Willi polo and gootlneu knows what else
bciilc, lhat I have enough to do to get every-
lhm„' done in tlie .'ay. tin going down lo stay
near Cork next week with some people culled
Sal-gi-u'l'.l-iolly house and no end ot cayelies. ol
i..h jhcre Bnmclhing had been scratch-
;i.l have managed to run over to you,
i.. uuile [mpusdblo, You see, there
are our maneuvers coating on, and I must bo
within easy reach of headquarters. I dou't know
I'll (here I. Ul.ltlrlflg ot interest to tell you. 1
haie been thinking lately that It's a bit rough on
you le be i.pl hanging on for such nn Inter*
inlnaLI thne— uot lhat I've altered, you know
lhat t - t, >ou see. 11.has ore not looking very
if.11 f. i if., are l hey f It's awfully late. I must
.;. j, i: ol night, dear Utile girl. Ever yours,
Tlie sen veas hidden by a thick cloud,
the sea moaned on the rocks below, and a
lighl wind ruffled the waves. It looked
like a change in tlie weather. But the
gitl did not notice the signs of change,
llcr eyes v.ere fixed unseeingiy on the letter In her hand. She stooped and picked
Up the little paper, which she hail allowed lo flutter lo the ground unheeded'. No
need to read it again. It was imprinted
ou her memory for alt time. She wondered what there was for her to do. Must
It he renunclatlnn?
Thai was a question to be nnswered nt
iinn., a: 1 before she turned her steps
hou.evvui'd she had made her resolve.
"Our dance, Miss Sargeant."
The Kill looked up,
"Is it'/ No: i don't want to dance. Do
you mind if we sit it out V"
"Do 1 mind?" repeated Dawnay, with a
look in his blue eyes which only amused
the beautiful Miss Sargeant. She had
seen that look so often that it made little
or no impression on her. Had she not
danced anil flirted through some dozen
seasons and received more than her share
of attention? Of course Terence was a
nice, dear hoy, but ns to anything else-
she laughed at the mere idea. She was
striving for s higher destiny than that,
in spite of all thu society papers und
their rumors.
Dawnay looked at her ns she lay back
in a low chair waving a great feallier
fan to nnd fro. lie believed iu her thoroughly. He believed that here was the
lady of Ids dreams,
"Have you any more dances to spare
tin'.'" he pleaded. "1 know I wns lute,
but that was not my fault."
"Not one left," she said indifferently.
She talked to him in her low sweel
voice, and he was qulfo content to sit in
tlie cool shadow and listen to her.
"And when do yutl go ou leave?" tho
said lazily.
"That," he said steadily, "entirely depends on circumstances."
Why  had she never written to him?
Had she given him up without n word,
without even a struggle?
'The thought paralyzed him,
Truly he was to be sorely punished for
his madness.
liis eyes fell on «1 revolver hanging
against the wall, but lie turned away
Willi a grim smile, lie was not the sol!
ro liui away from trouble when he found
himself fac.' to face with it. He was uu
coward ill least.
Then, wiih nn exclamation, he seized a
Idler which was stuck tip on the mantelshelf, possibly pat there by his servant
on tile previous evening.
It wns it Idler fruiu bis dear little girl
after nil! For a minute or two he hmdly
dared open il. Then he lore it open and
lead its short contents witli eager eyes.
"I should have written to you before
now, my dearest—for you are always lhat
—only 1 have been very ill and am only
now up on the snfa and can only writ;
you these few lines to sny that I I.e.e
your freedom. I don't blame you,"dear.
I shall never think badly of you. Always believe thai 1 love you better than
anything on earth. I sign myself for the
last time, i'our Dear Little Girl."
Twice he read  lhe  little  heartbroken
letter.   A knock at Ids door awoke him
from his miserable thoughts with n start.
"Might o'clock, sir." said his servant's
"Meaning the little girl you left in
Devonshire?" alio said, with a mocking
smile. "Oh, I know all about her! Lord
Ca-iutliers—y.ei know himV—told me he
knew her people."
"I don't, l:t:ow what you mean," he said
hotly. "There la hut one woman in tho
world formic, and she"--
lie broke off. A couple were passing
Ihclr retreat* talking in light, laughing
"Khoda Sargeant? Oh, she will end by
marrying Carruthers, of course. She is
only playing her usual little game with
that nice boy, Dawnay. She might spare
such a youngster. That sort of woman
has no mercy"—
The voices trailed nway**"nt0 silence.
"Vou heard that?" said Dawnay in
hoarse accents. "Hut it is not true! It
can't be true'that you have been playing
wiili me all these weeks!"
The woman looked at him for n moment.    Some good nngel, a rare enoti'gh
'Visitor to her, urged her to tell the truth
for once.   She did so with a curious feeling of pity.    The boy was in such ear-
"It is quite true."
Dawnay staggered to his feet.
For n few terrible minutes he looked nt
her in silence—a silence which frightened
"Then heaven help lhe man who loves
you," he said and turned and left her.
Terence Dawnay sat in his quarters
witli his head buried in his arms. The
cool dawn crept iu through the windows
on the motionless figure. For hours nfter his return from the ball he had not
Presently he raised his head and looked
about him with haggard eyes. He got up
Stiffly and drew a long breath.
His infatuation was dead. He had
culled It love in his youthful ignorance,
but the bewildering light of truth had
dispelled that idea forever. What a fool
he had been! He stood for a moment
looking out on the still, gray morning and
witli n sudden flood of remorse remembered the letter to which there had been
no answer—the letter which ia n moment
of Ids blind infatuation lie had written
to his dear little girl. He loved hel—
loved her. Denr heaven, had he thrown
away the substance only to find himself
striving to grasp a shadow?"
"Come in, Stevens!" he shouted as a
sudden idea "flashed upon him. "Put
some things up iu my hag. I may lie
away for a day or two. And just get my
serge out, will you?"
He was still in his mess dress, hut his
man paid no attention to that. In n few
minutes he was in his usual undress uniform and striding over to the colonel's
Obtaining three days' leave, he wits
able to cateb tiie night mail from Kingstown to Holyhead, and the next afternoon saw his arrival at the little bouse
where his dear little girl had struggled
back to all the pain of life, which at
present seemed shorn of till its gladness.
He walked straight in. There was no
ono to ho seen, and, opening tlie door
gently, ho stole into the room where his
dear litie girl was lying looking out nt
the distant blue sea with such sad, tired
Site looked around ns she heard the
door shut, nnd a cry hurst from her lips—
n cry which brought 'Terence to her side,
and the next raUiuto he was down on his
knees, holding her to his heart and kissing the cheeks which had grown so thin
and white.
"My sweet!" he cried. "Only tell me
that you forgive me! Oh; darling, I have
been nearly mad since I wrote that letter
to you! Can you ever forget tne and take
it hack? You shall know all, dearest.
Only tell me that you love me first."
"That is such a very stale story," she
whispered faintly, with a smile which told
him that the gates of Eden had opened
to him once again,—Woman's Life.
The Dana-era nnd the Peril, of Aacent
nnd the Method* of Avoiding Thcni
TJeKCrlbed by a Veteran Alplniat.
How Accidents Happen,
Tentative  Interment.
A poor Scotchwoman lay dying, and
her husband sat by her bedside. After
n time the wife took her husband's
hand and said:
"John, we're goln to part I bave
been a guile wife to ye, haven't I?"
John (bought n moment.
"Well, just middling like, Jenny, ye
know." anxious nnt to say too much.
Again the wife spoke.
"Inlin," she said falnlly, "ye maun
promise to bury tne In tbe atihl klrk-
yuril nt Str'nvon beside my miibcr. I
could ua rest lu peace among unco' foils
iu the dirt and smoke o' Glosgie."
"Wed. wed. Jenny, my woman,"
said John soothingly, "we'll Just try ye
in (ihisgle first, nn gin ye dinna be
quiet we'll try ye in Str'avon."—Spare
He Didn't Otoiplniii.
Young Wire—Tbis talk about men
belug so impatient when n woman Is
.'citing ready to go anywhere Is all
Friend—Doesn't your husband complain at nil?
Young Wife-.N-i. Indeed! Why, last
evening I couldn't lind my gloves and
had n long hunt for half a dozen other
tilings, and yet when I was finally
dressed and went down stairs to my
husband there he was by the (Ire rend
ing nud smoking ns calmly as If 1
wasn't half nn hour late.
Friend - Well, 1 declare!   Where were
Young  Wife—To prayer  meeting.
Jiiat Ul. Lack.
"Well, this is pretty lough," lamented
Mr. Lacries OTIaaimer. the eminent
actor. "Just ns I have succeeded in curing myself of the cignrotto habit I am
east in tho role of the heavy villain for
the whole Beason."—Baltimore Ametj
can.  , .	
Jane's (notion.
"Jane is so suspicious."
'•What has Jane done now?"
"She thinks the postmaster Invariably
reads all her letters, so she puts personal
nnd private ou each one of them."—
Cleveland Plain Dealer.
The Itenaon of It.
"I can't understand," said the mud
turtle, "why you fellows wear scales."
"Well, you see," replied the black bass
facetiously, "when some fisherman hooks
us we want to get a weigh immediately."
—Philadelphia Press.
Grave Symptoms.
Village Doctor—How is your husband
today, Mrs. Brown?
.Mrs. Brown—Ob, ever so much better,
doctor, thank you kindly. These Inst few
days lie's been uncommonly cross, but
this morning Ids temper Is quite normal.
Mountain climbing is a craft which has
a twofold object—the attainment of the
point which it is desired to reach aud the
avoidance of accident iu so doing. The
first is gained by skill, the second by prudence and experience. Accidents are
caused either by tilings falling upon the
climber or by tlie climber himself falling.
When I sprak of accidents, I menu
practically unavoidable misfortunes. More
than half the deaths t'.iat annually.occur
on. the Alps nre caused by neglect of the
most rudimentary precautious and nre not
properly accidents, True Alpine neci-
dciits nre those which occur in spile of
foresight and precaution. They have always kern few, and when the continually
Increasing number of climbers is reckoned
they may be said to decrease rather'than
Increase lu frequency.
The things that by falling upon a climbing party may produce fatal results nre
rocks, lee and snow. All rock mountains
are falling to pieces—some faster than
others—under the alternate frost and
thaw. Water trickles into cracks on a
warm day. At night it freezes and iu
freezing expands. It thus nels like it
edge to widen the cracks aad tear rocks
asunder. 'Thus the whole face of most
rock mountains is cumbered With loose
stones balanced on ledges to fall when the
least impulse is applied. One stone in
motion starts others and they in turn many
more. In tills manner a whole rock face
may be swept by myriads of falling rocks
of all shapes and sizes. Such falls nre
fairly common on the east faee of the
Matterhotn. That is why (he route followed up it keeps as close as possible to
the edge of the face.
Hook faces are usually furrowed with
tracks called gullies and couloirs, worn by
the stones falling down them. If a gully
is straight, stones generally fall down the
middle of it, and tlie sides may he climbed
in comparative safety. Some faces of
rock nre less liable to he stone swept than
others. An experienced climber knows
the signs of danger. When there la much
recently fallen snow on a rock face, stones
tlo not fall so often as when the snow is
nil melted away. A good climber bears
ull these facts in mind and knows what
to look out for.
As with stones, so with ice. It does
not fail anywhere nud anyhow. It has
its habits, which may be learned by observation. Except in the lower part of a
glacier ice seldom appears on the surface.
People talk vaguely of Ice when they
mean hard frozen snow. Where a glacier
descends a very steep and uneven slope
It breaks tip into great lumps of ice.
which are called seracs, Soraos often
tumble, but seldom in the early part of
the dny. It is generally easy to perceive
whether a given serac is ready to fall or
whether it is linn. A well chosen route
avoids the track where the serac may be
expected lo fall. The crests of some narrow snow ridges are fringed with nn
overhanging wave of ice, called a cornice.
Cornices grow slowly by accretion of
snowlhikes. When they become too big,
they fall, and woe to the man on whom
they fall! The wise man does not pass
under a grenl cornice.
Falling snow is called a snow avalanche. Snow avalanches only fall in
easily recognizable tracks. Most ef them
fall in springtime", before climbing begins. The summer avalanches fall after
fresh snow lias accumulated daring bad
weather. Avalanches, however, seldom
fall on climbers. Usually nn accident is
caused by the climbing party starling an
avalanche. Professor Tyndnll nearly lost
bis life in this way. lie was crossing a
steep slope of snow in tlie afternoon, after it had been softened by let sunshine.
It cracked across, and tlie whole surface
—a foot deep or so—slid down, carrying
his party with it. .By good luck they cs-
eoped from the rear of the avalanche before reaching tlie edge of a cliff, over
which it fell.' A prudent climber avoids
pressing rotten snow slopes that are steep.
Most accidents, however, nre caused by
falls from rocks, ice or snow, Careful
climbers seldom fall from rocks. They
Jo not undertake ascents that are beyond
the skill of their party. If the guides nre
good enough for the particular climb, two
of them will render any tolerable climber
safe by proper use of the rope. While
they arc moving he keeps still. When
he moves, they remain firmly planted and
draw iu the rope as he advances. If he
slips, they easily hold him.
A fall from ice is less easy to check.
The dangerous plnces arc sleep slopes of
real ice—hard line ice like the surface of
a frozen pond set up at nn angle. Steps
cut in such material are themselves quite
slippery. If a slope of this kind la very
long and takes perhaps hours to ascend,
(he lime conies when carelessness in footing or balance may lead to a slip. If the
man ahead Is immediately above the otic
who slips, ho can hold him ensiiy, hut if
the ascent, as is probable, is being made
diagonally, a slip is more tlillicull to arrest, and (he whole party will be ia great
From slopes or ridges of snow turn are
not likely to fall unless tbey nre overthrown by a sudden blast of storm, as
has happened once or twice. Even then
n fall may he arrested by using the nx
as n brake if the surface of the snow be
not too hard frozen. The chief danger on
snow is that you may fall through it into
l hidden crevasse. It sometimes happens after a fresh fall of snow that n
crevasse is completely covered up so that
not a sign of It can be perceived even by
the most experienced eye. Against (his
peril, however, there is one certain protection. It is lhe rope, rightly used. If
the members of a party are joined, as
above the snow line they always should
be, by a good rope firmly knotted round
the waist of each, with tt distance of r m
tin to fifteen terl between n man and his
neighbor, and if tlie i • '•• not allowed
lo Uniitdc on lhe ground, :, ..!!! be a matter of Indifference whether one falls into
s crevasse or not. Before he is more
than waist deep the rope will hold him,
and he will be nble to scramble out wiih
out difficulty or damage.— Sir Maitia
Conway iu London Mail.
Tho  r.cnnlt  of a  Criticism  of LltHe
Mar's Loiter Wrlllns.
One day tho n".ut fir whom the fourteen-year-old was named and to whom
most of her letters were written surprised the fourteen-year-old's mother by the
"Dear Edith," wrote the mint, "I an
much distressed over Slay's inability to
write an interesting letter. Why is it?
She has been corresponding with me
regularly for some years now, and there
is really no excuse for n girl of fourteen
not writing a better letter. If this is (lie
best she can do now, there's no hope, for
her later on. I'm afraid. Her letters
nre most uninteresting, and I'm both
surprised and ashamed fpr ]n".\ Nov,',
don't go telling her fill this, of course.
That would .never do. But just Bee if
you cannot contrive to let her know how
she fails to malic her letters interesting
end tilen set about nt once improving
them. Never by look or word let her
suspect that I ei'iticised them. P.y the
way, Editu, dear, did you decide to get
tlv? blue foulard or the gray crepe do
chine," etc.
Now, no sooner did "Edith, dear," read
this than she, of course, went straight to
the fourteen-year-old nnd gave it to her,
"light offfllio bat," as Charlie, the nineteen-year-old son nnd brother, would
probably have put It. The aunt's letter.'
caution to keep silence and all, was duly
tend "at" the niece until she must have
been a very much more stupid girl than
she was not to realize the lack of inter-
ist inohor own letters to bring all this
A few weeks late.' t'.:e mother received
n second teller from Aunt May. nnd at
Its lirst words her hair rose. "In heaven's
name," began tho letter, "what does this
mean about Charlie's marriage? May
writes me that he is about to marry tint
dreadful blond that used to live on the
block back of you nnd who afterward
went on the stage and to whom I'm sure
you wouldn't allow nny of the children
to speak to. much less have anything to
do with. Oh, my dear Edith, don't write
and tell me .that it's so—and yet I do
want to know all about it. nnd May's letter simply stated tlie facts and"—
'The distraught mother rushed to the
fourteen-year-old. "What possessed you
lo write'this awful, dreadful, disgraceful lie to your Aunt May?" she gasped.
"You know there's not n word of truth
iu It.   Answer me—how dared yon?"
Tbe fourteen-year-old calmly took the
Idler, read It,' returned it. "Do yon
think Aunt May will ever sny again
that I can't write interesting letters?"
she said, with a smile.
Uore than a thousand years ago—
Shadow, of time, now the days fro by—
Iheie was u man I used to know—
Kay seen: itrangc, but you'll see it's ao
After 1 tell you the reason why—
e.'erkeit In a brickyard, same as you
V-.'J all uf us have to dot
Mixed to the trouble and worry and strife,
nil" mirth and the other things of life;
Stirred in ttie hor.es und tlie pains and feara,
Ifneade! tiie mint With liis sweal and hi. tears.
Ilutnaactl i :a-:s that eeer you saw.
"Poor  trill:!"  said  tlie man,   "but I  have d.4
l'p to his knee, in lhe miry pit,
A py^r.iy'8 way. but a clam's ttrltt
IllsJa.i: was u chain of ttirohtitnff arhes,
blfllag the nio!d wi:li Its earthen cakes;
i: howa rusty as hhittes of steel,
Knees so lnr.ie he could hardly kticclj
,\:u.l so stiff It would clog a plow
And couldn't be stirred wiih a wheel nohovr;
Night, as short as the days were Ions;
Nothing s.emed right, toil everything wrong.
"U.st I ("ii do," said tiie man: "but. pshaw,
Von can't make brick when yoj have no strawi" t
Taskmasters plliless lashed the man.
"Can't:"  sobbed  Weakness,  but Courage cried,
"Dbtl'tl" said Despair, but Duty cried, "Do!"
"All   right,"   said   the   mon,   "I'll, worry   her
Pan'l Cm much, snd I reckon you'll see
th-t.k won't tie Just what they on-.'lit-to be;
Un'l ululi so good .s I know I eould make
If I jtisl had slraw; but you'll have lo take
Ihc best I can do for the work's own sake."
tie finished tils tale of brick and then
Wool home to resl, and .oe sons ol men
Looked on his perlci I work and raw
He'd have spoiled the tiriek had lie put In straw    |
—Hubert J. Duraett*.
Two Franks tlie Comedian Plnyed <m
Hit.. IinUe oi BeaaCort.
Through lhe elder Sotheru Billy Florence, the comedian, entnc to know the
Duke of Beaufort, and they were c.vcel-
eut friends.' Beaufort came to this conn-
try and was ut the (Jilscy House iu New
York a good while. Florence enlivened
his slay hy several jokes, which were the
talk of the town at the litne. He told
lhe duke that he was not looking well.
"You need violent esercisp," said he.
"Now, 1 was troubled as you nre. I used
to strip to my underclothing and, taking
a heavy chair in hy hands, would run
about my rooms, raising and lowering lhe
chair a hundred times without stopping.
It had a grand effect."
Florence insisted upon this for several
days and got the duke Into a mind for
Irving it. One afternoon when several
eminent persons were going to call on the
duke Florence persuaded him to fry the
great remedy. The duke undress, d, and.
seizing n great chair, lie elevated It above
Ids head and began racing around the
room. lie was'in a fine sweat, witli his
eyes bulging. Ids face red aud his veins
standing out. Florence went to the office,
and \ hen**the eminent and dignified persons arrived he said to ono of them he
"Going up to see bis grace?
"Yes," said the Alan."
"Weil." said Florence. "I've been up to
see him, and I'm afraid he's touched ill
his bead.   He is leaping about his t in,
mailing strange noises nnd breaking tlie
furniture. Come up and see him. I think
lie ought to be restrained. His family
ought to be told."
The eminent nnd dignified personages
accompanied Florence nnd, peeping
through n crack In the d*>r, caw tin apparent maniac dashing round and round,
with staring eyes and flushed face. Then
Florence shut the door and took them
away to tell what they had teen, beginning', "It's very sad about his grace," until nil impression was general that lhe
Duke of Beaufort bad gone mad. A few
days later Florence bid tlie duke's clothing and poked his bend in at the door
and said. "Hurry out; the hotel is afire!"
Tlie duke presently appeared in the- hotel
ollice in a nightgown, slippers and a tall
hat, thus confirming the unfavorable Impression of liis intellectuals.
ne Knew No Fenr.
Prince Metternich wns driving in Vienna one day during tho congress of 1810
when the iiorscs bolted, the carriage was
overlurred, and Metternich was thrown
into the roadway. Finding lie had no
bones broken, he picked himself up and
walked quietly away. The same evening
he met the king of Naples, who had seen
the accident.
"How horribly frightened you must
have been," said the king.
"Nol at all." answered Metternich. "It
Is no merit of mine, but 1 am constitutionally inaccessible to fear."
"It is as I thought." replied the king.
"You are a supernatural bejag."
Two of n Kind.
Bacon—When that girl begins to sing,
I know I'm going to be bored.
Egbert—I cau sny lhe very same thlag
»b..m n mosquito.—Vonkera Statcsuiap._
Tlier   Are   <hf   llccteal   of   All   Foot J
rooted Animals.
Comparatively Tew' people realize-of
What remarkable speed dogs are capa- '
toe. Some rennirkable stntlstics In regard lo tills hnve been gathered by M.
DusoIIer. a French Scientist
After pointing out tbe marvelous endurance shown by little fox terriers 'f
wdio follow their masters patiently for
hours wjiile the latter are riding on bicycles or In carriages, lie says that even
greater endurance is shown by certain
wild animals that are nkln to dogs.
Thus lhe wolf can run between [10
ami (10 miles in one night, and an aretlo
fox can do quite as well, if not better.
N'nnsen met one of these foxes on tbe
lee al a point more than 70 miles northwest of the Sannikow territory, which,]
is -ISO miles from the Asiatic coast. Eskimo nud Siberian dogs cau travel 43
miles on the Ice lu five hours, and thero
Is one case ou record In which a learn
of Eskimo dogs traveled O'vi miles In
28 m I utiles.
According to M. DusoIIer. the speed
of lhe shepherd dogs and those used In
Imi.'.'.'.'.g ranges from lu to 15 yards »
second. English" setters and pointers
hunt nt the rale of IS to 1'J miles an
hour, and they can maintain this speed
for al least two hours.
Foxhounds arc extraordinarily swift,
is Is proved by Mie fact that a dog of
Ibis breed once beat a thoroughbred
horse, covering four miles In tl'.-j minutes, which was at the rate of nearly
IS yards a second.
t.'reybounds nre (he swiftest of all
I'our fooled creatures, nud tbelr speed
limy be regarded as equal to tbat of
enrrlcr pigeons. English greyhounds,
which are carefully selected nnd which
are used for coursing, tire able to cover al full gallop a space between 18
aud 'J?, yards every second.
How great nn achievement tbis Is
may lie Judged from the fact that a
horouglibred horse rarely If ever ex-
•eeds 11) yards. Moreover. It Is said
l::u n hare at Its greatest speed never
toes faster than at the rate of IS yards.
These Interesting statistics nre exciting much comment among sportsmen and other lovers of dogs, and the
opinion Is unanimous that M. DusoIIer
lias fully proved lhe right of the greyhound lo rank as the swiftest of the
quadrupeds. Express engines only surpass them.—London Mail.
rinnls cannot live if deprived of their
Tea plants nt the age of 7 years yield
"Uii pounds of tea to the acre.
The dale palm requires a hot, dry air,
but moisture about the roots aud plenty
of It.
Talms never live more than 2o0
years. Ivy bus been known to live 450,
chestnut SCO. oak 1,000 and yew 2,880.
An oak tree of average size, Willi
700.000 leaves, lifts from the earth
about 123 tons of water dairlng the live
months It is in leaf.
Jasmine is an Indian shrub. Its starry, wax white blossoms are Indescribably sweet. All the burning pain nnd
passion and pathos and mystery of the
.Hindoo race seem to rise up to you in
lis breath.
There Is n rose tree Willi a trunk 2
feet 0 Inches In circumference lu a Yon-
tttra garden iu California It Is a I.a-
marque, has been growing « quarter of
a century und yielded over 21,000
blooms In ISOo.
Of Course He Wan a Brute.
Mrs. Stalor—John, dou't you think I
need a uew gown? This ouo is beginning
to look shabby.
Mr. Stalqr— I don't see anything the
matter with it. You look well enough iu
it to suit tne. and why should 1 pay out
■ oney to make you woro attractive to
„,!.„,. ,„,,„■..
No  Hanker Dnslnesjfl.
lie offered to act as her escort, but she
declined tile offer.
"Yuu arc ns full of airs as a hand
organ."  ho  spitefully  declared.
"Possibly," she retorted, "hut. Just the
same, 1 don't go wiih a crank."—Chicago
Toe Cnd.
Mrs. Ruthven—It's a shame that reporters are permitted to put the names of
society  people in   the  papers.
Mrs. Bmythe— Indeed it Js, my dear.
They always spell mine wrong.—Suiurl
Just at the threshold of Womanhood, that trying period
when th'j whole system is undergoing a complete change, many
t girl falls a victim to Chlorosis or Green Sickness. Her disposition changes .ind she becomes morose, despondent and
melancholy. The appetite is changeable, digestion imperfect
a d weariness and fatigue are experienced on the slightest exertion. Blondes become pallid, waxy and puffy ; brunettes
become muddy and grayish in color, with bluish black rings
under the eyes.
Examination shows a remarkable decrease in the quality
of the blood. Iron and such other restoratives as are admirably combined in Dr. Chase's Nerve Food are demanded by
the system. The regular and persistent use of Dr. Chase's
Nerve Food cannot fail to benefit any girl or young woman
suffering from Chlorosis, feminine irregularities or weaknesses
resulting from poor blood or exhausted nerves, It reconstructs wasted tissue, gives color to the cheeks and new vitality to avery organ of the body.
Fifty cents a box, 0 boxes for $2.50 ; at all dealers, or post paid
from Edmanson, Dates & Co., Toronto. Agents wanted for Dr. Chase's
Last and Complete Receipt Dook and Household Physician. CONFECTIONS FROM GRAIN.
Wheat and Malt Iscil In  lhe Mni.ii-
'facture of Candy.
A manufacturing plant lu New Jer-
rev. formerly used as a inauilln paper
mill, Is now operated by a corporation
engaged in the unique Industry of puking confections from wheat and mall
nbout the last materials in the world
one would expect to lind ill candy.
Iu the earlier stages of the process
tlie grain is funned, ground nud mixed
In proper proportions. Then it Is cooked to n mash, from which a thin sirup
Is squeezed by hydraulic presses ami
conducted to n great iron evaporator.
Thence the sirup Is carried in pipes to
n vacuum pan. Here It Is vigorously
stirred and further evaporated. The
thickened sirup is drawn off iuto huge,
shallow tin pans, where it Is cooled
nnd burdened. I'lniu or Havered with
peppermint, the mans Is a rich gold, n
brown tn color. Combined with chocolate I! Is dark ns tho familiar ctirniue!
In the candy shops.
Whou a batch cf goods Is needed for
the market, the slock In the pans Is
broken Inlo pieces nnd put into a boiler
surrounded by n steam jacket. It Is
reduced by beat to the consistency of
ttlffy nt nn old fashioned candy pull.
Bullied workmen shape lhe muss intu
long strips tlmt lie hue golden smtke.1
nn n board ttilde.
They are fed to a cutting machine, a
noisy little- monster wiih tin insatiable
appetite for sweets. You could almost
cover tbe machine with a hat. yet it
turns but malt creamlets nearly ns fast
a3 a Maxim gun hurls a storm of bullets. The boys who carry the cream
lets from the ma dilne to tho tables
where tbey nre wrapped have little
lime for meditation.
Tluoij*    oh    Which    Uo   IJ emitted    n
Fine nml Itnim-tl n Salary.
"] wns slashing copy on old Storey's
Chi en go Times umtfy yours n^o," suitl
oik* of tho guests at a reunion dinner,
"We had a correspondent in an Illinois
town who simply would not scliedulo
his mn iter, but as ho generally cent
good stuff wo lot him run on, slashing
hid (Stuff to suit the exiKcnoios 0f the
night. Itosidos, his stun* always sug-
Kest-.Nl good head Hues, nnd that waa
ono of Storey's bobbles,
"On ono occasion the correspondent
BCUt up about tOO words which wont
into 100, with nothing over. On the 100
words I constructod a headline which
was riyht up to tho mark. The next
day 1 was instructed to loll the man
who made out the cheeks for lhe country correspondents lo knock $5 off tlie
correspondent's pay.
"Whon he received his check, lie
wrote to Mr. Storey saying that under
ordinary circumstances he wouldift
hick about the deduction, but in this
particular Instance bo did because the
fool headline over the Item made by a
fool telegraph editor lind infuriated the
man whose name was mentioned in the
dispatch and brought on a light between him and the correspondent, the
result of which was that the correspondent was lined ?5 in the police
".Mr. Store^y was n vory just man
whon you got nt him the right way.
lie Instructed the cashier to send tho
correspondent tho amount of tlie tine
nnd raised my salary because the hend-
lfno I wrote bad caused a row. That
was Ii!:; way of encouraging u headline write:-."
Pear Sirs,—This is lo certify tlmt
I have boen troubled with a lame
back for fifteen jears.
I havo used three bottles of your
MINAHD'S LINIMENT and am completely oured.
It gives mo great pleasure to re.
commend it nnd you are at liberty
to use this in any way lo further
the use of your valuable medicine.
Two Itivers. ROBERT KOSS.
Th? distinction among animals of
requiring least sleep belongs to the
elephant. In spite of his capacity
for hard work, the elephant seldom,
if over, sleeps more than four, or occasionally  five,  hours.
There neTer waa, nnd neTor will ba, a
nnWereal pnnacefl. in one icnudy, for all ills
to which fit ah itt heir—tho very nature of
many curatives being euch that were tha
genua of other and differently (seated dis-
esM-8 rooted in the system of tho patient—
what would relievo ono ill :'j turn w* uld aggravate, tlie oth r. Uo have, however,Tn
Quinine Wine, when obtainable in a Bound,
nnudulteraUd state, a remedy for ninny and
grievous ilia. By its grudual and judicium
use the frailest sysUiua arc led in>o convalescence und i-trerytli by thy influence which
Quinine exerts ( n uaturo's own restoratives,
It relieves the drooping spirits of those with
whom a chronic state of morbid despondency and luck of ii.tere.-t in life is a disouse,
and, by tranquihz.ng the nerves, disposes to
Bound and refreshing eloo,>— imparts vigor
to tho notion of tiie blood, which, being
Stimulated, courses throughout the veins,
ttrcngthening iho hen thy animal function!
of the eystttn, thereby making activity a
necessary reault, strengthening the frame,
and giving life to the digestive organs, which
naturally demand increased substance—result, improved appetite. .Northrop& Lyman,
of Toronto have given to the public iheii
superior Quin.-ne Wine at the usual rate,and,
gauged by the opinion of scientists, thia
wine approaches nearest perfection of any hi
the markot.   Ail druggists sell It.
Applied   rhrlnllnnlty.
Tommy had been quiet for fully flTt
minutes. He seemed to be engaged
with some deep problem.
"Papa," he said.
"'Do unto others as you would liavt
others do unto you'—that's tho golden
rule. Isn't It. papa?"
I "Yes, ray sou."
1 "And It's pumckly right to follow the
go. 'on rule, isn't It, papa?"
"Yes, indeed."
Tommy rose, went to the cupboard
I nnd returned with a knife nnd n large
apple pie. The hitter he placed before
his astonished sire with great solemnity.
"Eat It. papa!" ho Bald.—San Fran-
The wlgmaker Is a locksmith that
love never laughs o£.
The Rich, Red Blood Made by Dr.
Mill lams' Pink Pills Gives New
Strength to Every Nerve, Fibre
and Organ of the Body.
From The Budget, Shelburne, N.S.
Among the young ladies of Shelburne, there is none today who more
fully bears tlie impress of perfect
health than Miss Lilian Durfee. Unfortunately this was not always the
case, as a few years ago Miss Durfee became ill, and her friends feared
that she was going into decline. A
doctor wus called in und prescribed
but his medicines did not havo the
desired effect. Her strength gradually loft her, her appetite failed, she
had frequent headaches, was very
pale, and finally grew so weak that
a walk of a few rods would completely fatigue her. The young
lady's family sorrowfully observed
that the was steadily failing, and
feared that consumption would claim
her as a victim. One day a friend
urged that she should give Dr. Williams' Pink Pills a trial, but the
idea at first was not favorably entertained ; it seemed hopeless to expect that any medicine would help
her after the doctor's treatment had
failed. However, this good friend
titill urged, and finally prevailed.
By the time the third box was used,
there was an unmistakable improve-
ifient in Miss Durfee's condition.
Cheered by this, the pills were continued, anh in the course of a few
weeks tiie former invalid, whose
strength wns taxed by the slightest
exertion, was almost restored to
health. The use of the pills was
still continued and a few weeks more
found Miss Durfee again enjoying
perlect health.
To a reporter who interviewed her,
she said :—"I believe Lhat Dr. Williams' Pink Pills saved iny life, and
I earnestly recommend thitjrs to all
who fear that consumption has laid
its grasp upon them."
That the facts related above are
not in any way exaggerated, is
borne out by the following statement,
from Robt. G. Irwin, Esq., the well
kaown stipendiary magistrate* for the
municipality, who says:-"! distinctly remember tho pale face of Miss
Lillian Durfee and the regrets of
friends as thoy expressed their conviction that she would soon bo compelled to sny farewell to earth. Miss
Durfee, however, carries the unmistakable credentials of good health,
and frequently expresses her indebtedness to Dr. Williams' Pink Pills."
Pale and anaemic girls, or young
people with consumptive tendencies,
Will find renewed health and bodily
vigor through the use of -Dr. Williams' Pink Pills. These pills are
an unfailing cure for all disegses due
to a watery condition of the blood,
or shattered nerves. Sold by all
dealers ia medicine or sent postpaid
on receipt of 50c a box, or $2.50
for six boxes, by addressing the Dr.
Williams Medicine Co., Brockville,
A Jo km #n m, Professor.
Among some intensely amusljg college scrapes told by "A Graduate" In
The Ladles' Homo Journal Is the story
of a certain professor not much Itfced
by his pupils who was to be married.
Tlie lady lived in Cleveland. And the
students thnt loved (?) htm wore not
of course Invited. But thoy determined that in some way ho should hoar
from them. And he did. On the day
appointed the professor took the train
at 10 u. m,, due to arrive nt Cleveland
fit 12:30 p. m. About 11 o'clock Jim
Townsend rushed to tho telegraph office and sent oil this dispatch:
"Chief of Police, Cleveland: Man
coming on train No. 0, tall, well dressed, frock coat. Bilk hat, side whiskers.
Escaped lunatic. Hold. Shrewd, therefore beware. Strange ease. Will say
name FlutiUl. Mistake. Thinks he Is
professor lu a college. Delusion. Escort to home of friends at No. Euclid avenue."
This message reached Its destination
Ic/ng before train No. 0 reached Cleveland, eo that when Professor l'iinilll
alighted it was to walk straight Into
the custody of three detectives. Thoy
would listen lo no words of reason, but
escorted him out to the house on Euclid
avenue, the homo of his intended bride.
Tho great demand for a pleasant, safe and
reliable antidote for ull alTuctions of tho
throat and lungs is faliy met with in Bickle'a
Anti-Oonsumptivo Syrup. It is a purely
Vegetable Compound, and act* promptly
and magically in subduing ull cough*, colds,
bronchitis, inflammation of the Tunyn, etc.
It is so palatable that a child will not refuse
it, and is put at a price that will not exclude
tho poor from its benefits.
She-I'm 80 glad it's to bcplatonie.
At one time I was afraid you would
He—So was I !
If some people were to woteh every
word thoy utter it would be decidedly tough on lhe scales.
Ktate of Oihii, On v ne Toledo, [ „
I.l'CAS l OUNTV, t
FlIAKK J.OIKNBV llukl < oath lliut lie 'h lllfl
nonior puiliin "i ttin lirnl uf F. J. (.'hinkt A
Co, dw.ng Lu.si.ti-.. in til' City of T..,«lo,
fount v ai.it btntai aforesaid, ami tlmt .aid linu
will |i'ay tlie sum of i.Mi HUNDKUD DOI,-
i.AHS for eiidi anil OTOry CQSOOf ealarrh tint
I'uinict becurou uytlic usee' llAt.l.'tU'ATAlutil
Hworn to before inc ami sulwcilled ill my
presence, this ..th day of becamecr, A. I)., lain
, — , A. W. OHJH&ON,
' SBAL ]■ .Vo/ury Public.
Hall'n Catarrh Cure is tnk n Internally and
r-cla directly on thu Mood ami tin co-is surfaces
of thenystcm.   St-n I tor t.-.-.!liiion[al., lice.
I'\ J CIlKSKV 4 CO.. Toledo. O.
Sold by Druggist,, 7!c.
Hall ■ Family Mils are the Lest.
A cow which ia believed to hold all
records for increasing a herd has iusr.
added to her fame by giving birth to
Threo times sho has produced
twins, and on that account her owner, A. Podeslo, says ho would not
part with hor, as all but one of the
calves woro perfectly formed and
lived. His ranch Is located ncul
Stockton, Cal. This last act of the
cow has attracted much attention,
an-d many people calf at tho place lo
sec tho trio of calves.
What to Do and Wbat Not to Do to
These Little Men and Women.
I hare seen a good deal in the papers
recently about the training of children.
The fads In that line seem to be increasing, but no two of these fads radge.
There la business common sense, and
there is professional common sense and
there Is social common sense, and I find
no reason why there should not be pa-
rental common sense. You cannot bnng
up children with the strap or tbe slap.
I don't forget what Solomon says about
the rod. He is no authority, however,
except on the subject of vanities. There,
no doubt, he was at home; or, let us say,
had them nt home, in the shape of 000
wives, straight and morganatic. Probably
there were a few offspring and more than
likely the "Original Mormon" maintained
a police force, with staves to keep the
family in order. "SfSare the rod and
spoil the child" is in keeping with "Hew
Agag in pieces before the Lord." A
licking to alioy Is akin to capital punish-
ment—it pfetty nearly knocks all the
manhood life out of him. You must
treat children as human beings, and not
as pet animals, which often get kicks
and cuffs, as well as dainty food.
The first thing to bs considered Is the
physical health of tho child. Don't swaddle it needlessly. Kicking the ball for
the growing youth Is good, and kicking
the bedclothes is good for the infant.
Even U thero are no bedclothes to kick
tl e air will do. Don't bo In a hurry to
Bootho it If It cries. Crying Is excrcist
and won't hurt It a bit. When It gets
older and can talk, help It with the names
of things. Don't carry it with one arm
hanging over your shoulder. That arm
may he prevented from growing into
proper shape and bo bo shorter than the
other or one shoulder may be higher than
the other. Let it He nnd sprawl and
crawl. By and hy when it is big enough
to understand things don't talk nonsense
to It, but sense. Tell it things, and then
make It tell you back. Put something
Into the mind and then draw it out again
with questions.
My advice is never to use threats to a
boy. It Is mean, nnd it makes tho child
feel mean and hy and by become mean.
Never say, "If you do so and so, I'll whip
you." If the boy does what you havo
forbidden him to do and he expects a
whipping, when you ask him, "Did you
do so and so?" fearing punishment, be
will more than likely lie. Lying is the
only defense a helpless child 1ms in such a
case. He can't square off and prepare to
make a fight of it, and so he lies. You
can't blame him. Use reason and affectionate counsel aud not threats, nnd if
he disobeys you love him nnd tell him
how unhappy lie has made you by his
disobedience. Don't let him he burdened
with hooks or he'll break down. See that
he is taught and not crammed. From
"the infant mewling and puking in the
■urse's arms" to tb* "lean nnd slippered
pantaloons, sans eyes, sans teeth, snns
taste, sans everything," it is knowledge
which one can use that is helpful.—
Brooklyn Citizen.
The Heir and Salt Water.
"It purzles me," said n hairdresser at
one of the popular resorts, "why women
are so careless about their hair. I am
kept busy all winter trying to get hair in
good condition that was spoiled In tbe
summer. There is nothing that hurts the
roots of the hair as sea bathing does, yet
many women bathe nearly every day for
a month of two, and seldom have (he
hair properly washed aftorward, and
then they wonder why it falls out in
winter, nnd have massage nnd tonics for
eix months to make It healthy again.
"They often think, because only a part
of the hair gels wet, just under the edge
of the cap, that there is no harm done,
but that is just where the harm comes.
It is at the roots thut tha water does
most damage."
No Failures or DisappitiM
Wlien DiaiM Byes are Used.
A.  Word About   Diamond l>yc
Mat ami Ituy   Patterns.
Do you make up mats, rugs or carpets in your home ? If so, you will
reudily admit that your success is
largely due to tho lovely and brilliant colors given to your materials
by the use of Diamond Dyes. Usors
of Diamond Dyes know that they
never suffer failure or disappointment.
In their work ; they quickly and easily get the exact colors they require,
and never waste time or money. If
you are interested in the popular
work of rug making, and cannot procure tbe '''Diamond Dye Mat and Rug
Patterns" from your local dealer,
send your address at once to Tlie
Wells & Richardson Co., Limited,
Montreal, and you will receive free of
cost sheets ot* designs to select from.
To tell the plain truth, when a
woman goes away on a trip her
husband isn't as lonesome as the cat.
Chronic Dehasokmrnts op tub Stomach,
Livek and Bloud are speed! y removed by
the active principle (f the ingrtdients entering into the compo-ltion of Parmelee's Vegetable PiI's. These pills uct specifically on
the deranged organs, stimulating to action
the dormant energies of the system, thereby removing dipe.,so nnd renewing life and
vitality to the afllieted. In t-hU lies the great
secret of tho popularity of Purnioleo's Vegetable pills.
When   ignornnco  wins     intelligence
drops away below par.
The KO.OCIO American wallajproduco
bcUve, n tliiMii 100,000 barrels of oil
a day.
Mouse whiskers are now used for
makingiio "grey knal," a lly used
In troutinj..
Oxford University's income is
about I41S.000 a year; Hint of
Cambridge, £310,000 a year.
Black anls can bo driven away
witli sprigs of arbor vitae, and mosquitoes with walnut leaves.
The man who waits for something
to turn up Is apt to discover that it
Is his toes.
Distance doesn't lend enchantment
(o one's view of tho almighty dollar,
A wise man in business may be  a
f«ol in love.
Vice is a habit gone to seed.
The longer a man remains a bachelor the moro some' sensible woman
ioesn't want to marry him.
Tho loafer is a drone in the industrial hive.
Interviewed by the Representative of
the Echo—Story of Her Trouble
as Related by. Herself—Her Opinion of Dotkl's Kidney Pills.
Plattsville, Out., Oct. 21.—tSpec-
ial)—The case of Mrs. .1. Darnett of
this town was found of sufficient importance to bu published at length ie
the Plattsville Echo. To the representative of that live local paper she
made the following statement concerning her Experience With Hoild's
Kidney Pills.
"I have bejDQ ailing for years, but
in tho spring o{ last year I grew
very much worse. The symptoms of
my disease were nervousness, rheum-
tisin in the left arm, pains in the
small of the hack, up the spinal column and back of tlie head, through
the eyes, left side of the bocty and
occasionally the right side.
"1 grow weak, for I had no appetite and night after night I could
not sleep. I was a physical wreck.
I was treated by doctors, but their
medicines afforded mo no relief. I
chanced to read in Dodd's Almanac
of the virtue in Dodd's Kidney Pills
and the wonderful cures effected by
"Tlie symptoms as therein explained corresponded with my own, and I
started taking Dodd's Kidney Pills
according to directions. Before I
had finished one box thero was ti decided improvement in my condition..
Jly appetite returned, the pain was
lessoned and I was able to tl?-?p. ■[
have token in all twelve boxes and
have completely recovered. No sign
of my old trouble remains, and I ascribe it only to Dodd's Kidney Dills.
Dodd's Kidney Pills are a woUdPl'f'il
This clipping is reproduced as it is
typical of the way so many women
feci about Dodd's Kidney Pills.
Dodd's Kidney Pills have been often
truly  called   "Woman's  best friend."
There was a young man in Flint
Who  thought ho  was  some  on    the
Rut the pa of his girl
Clave the young man a whirl.
And now he is done up in lint.
HAD LA aRIPPE.-Mr. A. Nickenon,
farmer, Dutton. writes: "Last winter I had
la grippe, nnd it left mo with a severe pain
in the sniull uf my buck and hip that used to
catch me whenever I tried to climb a fence.
This lasted for about two months, when I
bought a bottle of Dr. Thomas' Eolcctrlo OU
and u^ed it both internally and externally,
morning and evening, for three dayn, at tit*
expiration of which time I was completely
A man Mover objects lo having h:-
hair cut at cut rates, but he draw;
the line at "a cub-rate shave.
MlNABD'S LIML'NT Kelleves Neuralgia.
A Jfaiuber of Brlerltt Tltlnsi From the
Talk uf V'o.unffStors.
"Momma," nuoriod little Eilith upnn
her return from Sunday school, "'does
God ever make a bluff?"
"Certainly not, my dear," was the reply.
"Well." continued the small inquisitor,
"he makes hills and niountnius, doesn't
"Why, Johnny," said a mother to her
4*year-old hopeful one Sunday evening,
"you have said your prayers over seven
limes.    What did you do that for?"
"So I won't have to bother any more
about it this week/' said Johnny.
"Look, Nettie! Here are two kinds of
preserves," said a mother to her sinnl!
daughter, "yet they arc so much alike
you can scarcely tell the difference."
After looklug at them critically for a
moment the little ono asked, "Well,
minima, which kind is diLVcrent?"
A lady was calling on small Bobby*!
mother, and noticing the little fellow
walk around her tAalr several times observing her closely she asked what he
found in her that was so attractive
"Nothing mueh," replied Bobby, "only
mamma said tlie other day thnt you went
two faced, and I was looking for the
other one."—Chicago News.
Aa nn Extra lnilhcement.
Tho stroller, wandering about the city,
was attracted by this sign on a front
"Laundry. Collars. D/j Cents; Shirts,
4 Cents; Hair Cut, 15 Cents."
Stepping lusltje, he asked tho mnn who
seemed to be the proprietor of the establishment:
"Haven't you nny other Inducement to
offer customers?"
"Ves, sir," said the mnn. "Ir yon get
n collar and a pair of cuffs washed nnd
ironed and your hair cut ni regular
prices, we throw in h laundry soap ahum-
093 /Me of charge."
People never seem lo pay much action when your enemy does wrong,
but bow they howl when ymi do
wrong !
Tech-Blase of iyi  Art That  Hcqnlrea
Tact nnd Skill.
Some time in his life every author, no
matter how succcsful he may be in fiction, determines to write a piny, and
this without a dear understanding of
the difference between the dramatic aud
other forms of compositoin, So few, indeed, are those who hnve mastered the
technique of both '.he novel and the play
that they can he counted upon your
thumbs, snys Mann-script,
Charles Reade, whom Swinburne calls
the greatest of English novelists nnd
whose "The Cloister and the Hearth" j;
•greed by all to be the ideal of the hlstor-
(cal novel, always plumed himself en his
ability to write a play. Certainly he had
the dramatic sense, as the stories of his
which have been dramatized prove, but
he lacked the training in dramatic technique. And, worsj 01* all, he wns totally
blind to his deficiency. He made over n
good French play into a poor Eugllsb
one and wrote to tl friend that h« had
aehlevid the dearest wish of his life.
In the composition of u play the first
essential is tl'c construction ot a "scenario," tho framework of iho fabric. With
this done, the play U fully embodied ia
the miud of the practical playwright.
The rest in but upholstering—"leather
and prtinolla." The younger Dumas was
once asked how he was getting on with a
piny that he had on the stocks and au-
Bwercih "Nearly through. All done but
tho dialogue."
The fault of the "closet dramatist,"
whose plays read better than they act. 13
nearly always too much attention to literary style and too little to stage effect.
I!e thinks too mueh of word painting, a
necessity iu the daya of the bare Eliza*
hotium stage, but now rendered obsoh-te
by the calcium pud other modern effects.
The frame of the dramatic edifice n.nva-
days Is everything. The paint can be
squirted on with u hose.
Tho novelist who will write n play
should therefore engage the services of
n professional playwright eitUr as n cub
hvborator or critic nnd reviser. Even
then, if he docs not produce a popular
playj he will have received hints concerning tlie attainment of dramatic effects
which will be of invaluable service to him
in subsequent work In Ids uv.!i field of
fiction. Indeed, one of the best practices
an embryo novelist could engage In would
be the nuvoliidng of a successful drama
—if he can find one on the boards tbat
wasn't a novel Itself originally.
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Rolaail, Ulnm<, Belmon£fi(M*ta*y
and   LiiUidn-i.  Muu'Uy, fted-
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liiiic  fiUtiong,    Daily   except
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Muert-jiiulU,    h in.bourne,    Mud.
wane, lUuvbin nnd Intcrtno.
list'' mints, Muiidsy, v\e(tni-s.
 day, Friday.	
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day, Wednesday, Friday ...
Tuwday, iljurniity, Salmday
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Traf. Mgr
I?UieTgirftfiMOve, th^.t mialfty which
makes it, nop tthe tones of passion and
<■ ;,- ' rtheheaff ■- dellgHitfoUy realized
in tho W J I, L 1 A M S' P I A N (1 S.-v'.ii h
embody tli-) highest results <>f Q sen*
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t>!' (■■■':• T'.ii'ti..;;. The V. ::!*.:*.. ' Piano
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iflboye lottors to FpslI the namenottlircaCunndiancities. Usecaeh letter buti
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i money will bo divided equally. Tor instance should 6 persons send in correct i
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f each will receive (20 ; twenty persons, :-IO each. We do this lo Introduonf
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'Young man, make a note of this ■
A Kansas newspaper has discovered
a yoimir woman who develops h"i-
form by helping her mother wh Ii
housework, and keeps h.-r hands and
arms soft by kneading bread.
ay &
ouaioaed by thy want of act on intlie Miliary
ducts, loss uf' vit: lily in Iho etonincli to80*
ore c tin- gustrio juices, wi bout which digestion oannotgo oti | al.o being Iho principal
■.-nitre < f beud iche. I-'armotoe's Vegetable
Pills taken before going in bed, f->r ti vblle,
never fdil to give relief und eiTect a cure.
Mr. P. W. Ashdown, Ashdown, Ont., writes:
"Parmelee's Plllsars inking the lead Bgulnst
in o.Uer makes which 1 b ive In stock.
. Wi
Write to U5 for prices ol SCRIP.
Get our Li;t oi! Lands.
Stocka aad Bonds Bought and Sold.
V7o can furnish tlio osact amount of
Scrip lor any payment ou Dominion
|| Lands,  Do not pay cash*
Bault file, Marie, Owen Sound, Tor-iLV
onto nnd East via Lakes* Monday, Thursday and Saturday   VJ.0(
Taos,, Frl., and Sun	
Montreal,. Toronto, New York and
Kast. via ail rail, daily	
fiat LJor6&ge aiad iutermediuto poiutj
LuoUon* Lrtcuultonnctond intorDiu-
diate n.iii;Lii Thurs, only	
fralsou an'i oil Kootenay cud
nli coast po.!it j, dally	
rozt.t?e!« Pruii'io. Drandcip mid in*
tormediaw p'-;i'.t3 daily oscoi't
Qladitone. Nespawa, Minucdosa and
i.itcrmediatopuiiito, daily except
Shoal JLtake, Vorktoa and Intoxtnpd*
late poiatj, Mon..weat, ana Frl,
Tuos.. Thurs. nnd Bat	
Rapid City, HamioU, &;utota.Tce3.
day, Thur. and Bat .'	
Mon,. Wed,, and Frl	
olordon, Deloraiuo nnd intermedinto
points daily except Sunday	
Napmka, Aliuueda and ii.iermedi.itf?
poinra, daily except Simd#y via
Tuos., Thur., and Sal	
Qlonboro, Souru nnd intoa-modiato
points, dally except Sunday .....
Pipestone, Hesfou, Areola nnrfinter-
mediatepn!i,t3, Mou., Wod,, nud
Iii. via-Brandon	
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(ion. Puaa. Aat.
Many a man who Is color blind is
capablo of fe-liiig blue.
Minard's Liniment Cures Barns, Etc.
The amount of personal property
left by the lale President McKlmloy
will 1)-^ about $140,000, and ol real
ostalo   niioui S70.O00,    aggregating
ahoul. SI!10,000.
Tooth Pow^der 25'
Good for Bad Teeth
Not Bad for Good TeetK
Sosodont Liquid 25c.   Largo Liciuidand Powdor75<.
At ull stores or by mail.   Sample of the Liquid for the postage, 3c
HALL da. KUCKEL, N*w YorK.
ful  ( tlr:*.
Some charitable women were recent
ly Inspecting the wards of n Baltlajore
hospital when tbey chanced *.o sn- a
poor fellow-, tho expression of whose
face melted their hearts.
"My poor man." ;:iid one of the worn
en sympathetically, ".vou seem to suf
fer agonies."
"Sure, mum." !» answered, "I have I
the rheumatism."
"Is there anytbtn*} I rould do for
you?" ashed the kind hearted woman.    |
"We-U," slowly muttered the patiei',*..
"I would lllio to l-'-ive my face sbaveiL
but I haven't the coin."
The women hi Id :i hasty consultation, and one of them finally drew :.
crisp ?- bill from her purse. Turning
to the patient, she said, "There, take
this, and may you soon get belter."
Her wish was evidently gratified, for
the next day when she called at tbe
hospital to sec the good effects of a
shave ou the rheumatic f.aliont she was
told that shortly after she bnd led on
the previous day he had shown BUCh
marked improvement that he said lie 1
was able to },-■. 1 up nnd hurriedly left j
the hospital before a barber had been
summoned.   Il was evident that the $- j
bill  had   wrought the  wonder.
Th.. Dlacov.ry of Electricity.
Children rub togeiber bits of amber
picked up from tbe ground nnd iind
that wbeu rubbed these small pieces of
wnxllko substance are excited to attract particles of li.'llit substances, like
straws and feathers. Could nnytblng
be more elementary or seemingly further removed from the mighty mechanical developments of the electrical
powers which now surround us'; Yet
lhat simple frlctloiml play was the
stalling point of nil wojpow possess
electrically. It lay ly as a child's
sport for ages-lay by for Sir Isnnc
Newton himself to look nt, removed
only to a box Willi n glass lid containing paper Ogurcs, which would move |
when the glass surface was excited by
frl.'tion. A little later, und the lint
l.-lass surface became a lube, a globe, a
globe revolving on a frame, a machine.
nn electrical battery, and so Blendllj
onward until, each Mop marked by ."•
gentle advancement upon advance
ment, lightning aud ibuuder them
selves were lhe inventions of man as
well as of nature.
The Moor, unit Their Morula,
In appearance the Moors are a verj
fine race. For many generations tin Ii
mothers bave been chosen for their
beauty. All nctlvc life In the snddli
lias developed ibem physically nnd n
splendid appearance Is tho result. It'
addition, tbey have manners of un
equaled suavity and polish, tbe rcsull
nf early years spent In tho linrcm
They are so habituated t" think well
nf themselves lis f HowcrS of the true
prophet licit an uneasy con clcnct
cover troubles them.
A man may be an utter scoundrel
eruel and licentious, and yet be regard
Id as n saint If ho Is descended frou
the prophet and conforms to the oul
•yard ceremonial of Islam.   Ills brow
Is frank and unclouded, his smile I
rvi n benevolent, and ycl It would be
Impossible lo describe tbo details of hi-
life.   Such nre the Moors- nn Interest
lug tableau vlvant of many n chapter
in tlie book of Judges, or Samuel «w
the Kings—African Review.
When on .1 diamond buying trip to
the cutters at Amsterdam, we never
forget to supply ourselves well with
four '-special'' sizes, viz.:
For our   5*5 Diamond nine;.
For our   Si-. Diamond Rme;.
For our   £75 Diamond Rinir.
For our £100 Uiainond Ring.
Evert oho of these diamonds most
be of such a quality lhat the most
critical cannot find a fault, for a
"Special" Diamond King from
Ryrie's mist be  of  "first quality"
Scn.i for our Ring Catelog-ue.
Established |S54-
Yoncca. d Adelaide Sts.,
Dealers    p^pr£ R Winnipeg
Printers'  Supplies
Billheads, Envelopes,Stationer/
^Maple Leaf
Rubbers and
1;   □
!.:    D
•osT   SO  MOHE    VXD    WEAB    BETTER
When a mon marries ho thinks litis getting a mute, bul often tin- supposed ma 1 l' turns oni it> ba a cap-
Before inarriaga a man considers
his l>i'-i girl a llttlo dear; after marriage Ik* usually considers her d ii' -
tie extravagant.
Unless a mnn bus  will  power to
bum ho has no business  frying to
nmko love   lo 0, girl   who   iurs Iho
scales at aio.
And let n« =nppiy jrpo with
it cleancuttinoaorD lot that
will briffhtaattpyourpasoi
nnd plonM your roadori
nud advertUari. writo tu
for p-timnti- ■ tm anjrthliftf
iu i-riuiui;. miitofiat.   : : :
ITS McDonnot, Avo., V.'iiini|)cc.
Over one-third ot the manufactured
(roods which ore nnoli- In I'renrenre
products of female labor.
W. N. U. No. ;>17
"••;ii 1 he Marysville Tribune
SIMPSON    k    HUTCfaffMat,   JtiMMKM.
J. Ill riHisoN, UttMttt Manager.
Invariably tn Atirance:
One Yeur.       ......        S3 00
Six .Mol.tha.
1 00
The Tribune is pubHehrd in the Baa.ltrr
City ol East Kootenay. It givea tbe MM 0>
Mar>«ville aud the district and ia worth Two
Dollars olany man'a money.
A Merry Chrlatmaa.
Qtt la line for hockey.
For Insurance, aee "Hatch-"
Ed. Elwell was In town on Monday.
Skating  Is  good   on the lake near
Chas.   Kirly
Thursday last.
visited   Klmberley   on
Patronise home Industry. See Batch
lor insurance.
Tom Caver, who runs lhe C. P. R was
In town Tuesday.
Mrs. Hugh McMillan paid Marysville
a visit on Tuesday.
Al. Bale visited Cranbrook: and Moyie
taring the past weak.
A. A-nold of Fort Steele visited
Marysville on Monday.
T. Addle of Fort Steele was a Marysville viaitor on Monday.
T. C*. Armstrong of Fort Steele waa
In Maryaville on Monday.
Ji new blacksmith shop haa been
knllt on tbe smelter site.
Gn your lnanrance from "Hutch,"
and spend a Merry Cartstmas.
A train load of steel for tbe new
branch came In on Wednesday.
Dr. Corson of Fernie, was In Kim
Serley and Marysville last week.
Jas. Warner of the smelter company
bas been on the sick list that week.
George Leask made one of his period
leal visits to Marysville on Tuesday,
The Heel for the Marysville apnr
•am* up- bv special train on Tuesday.
Ames McBrlde of McBHde Bros.,
Oiranbrook, visited Marysville on Tuesday.
9. H. Miner, Bast Kcotenay's pioneer
Hardware merchant was in town Tuea-
Rabt. Shaw the well known evening
guardian of C'ranOTotiU w*aa In town en
F. E van of Cranbrook electric light
company waa a Marysville visitor an
A number cf Marysvllle's handsome
young men vialted Klmberley on San-
day last.
The mall ia being well attended to it
R:ld It Co ,'a drug store, but we want I
poet office.
Hoss Palmer, and when yon think of
him'you thin!: of pants, visited the town
on Tuesday.
J.aeph Schalch, Norawan Hill aad
Hugh McMillan vialted Cranbrook on
G. J. Bury, superintendent of tke C
P. R called at the Tribune office on
3*. M. Palmer of MedWnellat arrived
on Tuesday. He la well pleased wltb
Marvelous Maryaville.
Khas. Early entertained aeveral
friends to dinner at tbe Falls View
hotel on Monday night.
Vic Desaunler the genial proprietor
of the Central hotel, Moyie, was a
Marysville visitor on Tuesday.
There are now 280,000 brlcka at
Xarlle'a brick yard ready for delivery
and 230,000 more being burned.
M Qialn was in Maryaville on Monday and Will remain during the telephone construction.
Chas. OHO of Medicine Hat, arrived
on-Tuesday to look over the Smelter
0'.itj of Eist Kootenay.
Jack CNell is bade front Cranbrook,
where be has been uudergoing treatment tn tbe .*»'!.. Eugene hoaplial.
Cuaa. K.tmene waa-In Klmberley last
week and returned to the H:d Line at
Windermere wiih Mrs. K.terne on Monday.
Dr. Sawyer tbe well known vcterln
ary surgeon baa opened an- efltoe in
Marysville. Tbe doct.on knows his buai-
Paul Hoolres, son of the well kiown
Tom Rookes of Cranbrook. was In town
Mils week In the Intereats of tbe new
telephone line.
Maryaville has water works. Paul
Handle;' has the Brat water tank in
Mkrysvllle and la delivering pure water
at reasonable rales-.
9. R.blna, manager of the I7ortb Star
mine, returned from Nelson on Saturday where he was attending the meeting of tbe mine ownera association.
Mr. Williams, one of tka directors of
the Sullivan Group orintag company
waa in town tbla week, In conference
with Mr. Auatln and Mr. Hull.
Handley & Wolfe have prepared one
of the tlneat bills of fir* over put np In
British Columbia /or their Chrlatmaa
dinner, and ■aarysvllle haa reason to be
prond of a reastaurant that will pnt ap
such a meal. Johnny Wolfe, tha
aaa-Mger, it a hustler,.
E H. Small spent Friday at his home
In Cranbrook.
Tbe Tribune wl.-hei Its readers a
Merry Christinas.
McNeil & Clayton have started to
erect their new store.
John McDonald, of Fort Steele, waa
a Miryavllle visitor Friday.
Toe foundation for the smelter comp.
any building was started on Wednesday.
Have you seen HilTs wfadow t Stop
and take a look, and buy yorir friend a
N. ucKtnstry has the material on the
ground for his new livery stable on
Main street.
Joseph Schalch leaves on Sunday or
wooday for Nelson, where he will speed
bis Carlstmas holidays.
The board of trade meeting tbat was
lo bave been held tbis evening bas been
postponed until Monday evening.
Djn't forget the hockey meeting tonight in Liask's hall at S o'clock. Tbe
Idea for calliog lhe meeting la lo make
arrangements to bjlld the rink.
The For: Steele Mercantile Co.,
have U.ua I, a, a Carlatmis gift, a
handsome paper rack II la one of the
handsomest things of the kind we have
ever seen.
Bin I»u;;h and Chas. Wolfe located a
limestone quarry for use for smelting
purposes on Wednesday. The quarry
was located about four miles from
The telephone wlie Is 100 feet above
lhe St. Mirys riyer and It extends 135
feet from bink to bank and crosses
about a quirter of a mile below the
mouth of Perry Creek.
The Moyie Leader aays in case of a
general provincial election next spring
it seems altogether likely that J. C
Drewry will be a candidate for election
from the riding of S juth Esast Kootenay. Drewry Is in every way quilined
to hold such a position, and would prove
a good live man at Victoria, If he decides to enter the race he will make a
hard light. Aud it must oi admitted
tbat D.ewry is usually auccessful in bla
undertakings.—So is old man Smltb
brother Smythe.
Just Think of It
Never before has there been such a
stock of Holiday goods in East Kootenay
as I have on display this) ear- Call early
while the shelves are full.
Beattie, The Druggist.
Send to—
REID & CO., Cranbrook,
For overalls, boots and sh es, rubbers,
underwear, hats, oaps, and everything
a man wears
Marysville will Have a Hockey Team.
There has been very much discussion
as to the the erecting of a skating rink,
and at iaat it has been arranged so aa
to have meeting, and of course Marysville does not want to be behind the
other towns of Sou-h E ist Kootenay tn
the line of sports. A meeting was held
on Wednesday evening and there was
a large attendance en-circled tbe L?ask
ball. The first business was to elect
officers. The following officers were
elected :
E. H. Small, President.
Fred E. Haines, Secetary-Treasurer,
Management committee, Messrs.
Llddlcotte, Wolf and Mitchell.
After a little discussion on tbe
location It was decided by the management committee to locate tbe rink on
tha flat below the falls. Well this
means tbat tbe town will have a hockey
team. There Is no doubt that we can
get a team, and all we want Is practice
for we have got lota of good material
to chouse from, and there is no doubt
that the clt!z:ns of thia town will give
good support towards a team.
Jos. Schalch was appointed to canvass
the town for subscriptions. It was also
decided that membership fee be one
a Finish Fight.
James   Willis,   vice-
It Will be
Nelson Miner
president of the Western Federation of
Miners, John Kelley and James A. Baker
members of tlie executive board for districts Nos. a aud 6, respectively, anived
a few days ago from Denver, Colorado,
in which cliy the headquarters of the
Federation are located. It is a well
known fact tbat the full executive board
of the Federation has been in session recently ofXfae most important questions
lhat came up for consideration was tbe
strike situation at Rossland and North-
port. The above named gentlemen upon
being pressed for tin interview, made the
ollowing joint statement:
Smeller for Kalso.
Kalso Kootenalan : Maurice Giulzbur-
ger, manager of the Monitor mines at
Sandon has organized n company which
will build a smelter iu Kaslo. The company is being formed in Glasgow, Scotland and are sending one of the best
lead smelter experts in England to look
over the situation nnd will arrive in
Kaslo next week. If his report is favorable (which cannot he otherwise) the
work eonstruction will he commenced at
once and completed al .soon as possible.
The new company will take tlie stoek
and concessions ol tlie Kaslo Smelter
limited. Tlie city bonus will also be
secured to them besides a tree site, free
;water and exemption from taxation for
ten years.
PRACTICAL Horse S iocs, Carriage
and Wagon lilack.mlth, Plows repaired, Wooed Work done, Horses
Shot) with Spring heel, Sli'e ca'ks and
Bar-shoee for weak quarters and corns,
Cracked Hoofs, CJipper 'Plated. All
my work strictly First Class and Satis
faction Cuaranteed.
(Veterinary Hnrgfiotf.)
I am prepared'to feat all diaraBca oi any
kind and to perfo-m any operations on
HorecK und oth*»r <lr.im***tic animals. Office
9nml Handley'fl Btftblo, Marypvilln, f»„ff,
Diamonds, Jewelry,
Silverware, Gold Ware,
Every thing   for    Xtrju.
Watchmaker and Jeweler.
Official Watch Inspector lor the C. P. R.
Cranbrook, B. C.
MUMMHMMHItNHMN  *«M*«tft***«*M'4*«***«*«««
The   Royal Hotel
This hotel will be opened Dec. 1st
II. D. McMillen, formerly with the Cranbrook Hotel, is
the proprietor, and he proposes to have
Fancy Silk   Suspenders,   Silk
Handkerchiefs, Ties and Etc.
Also Fur Coats and Seal Skin
Maryaville, B. C.
"The Asp for the
Breast of the Poor."
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The Smelter City
Of East Kootenay
Marysville has a smelter building
Marysville lias two saw mills.
Marysville will be a payroll town.
Marysville is growing rapidly
If you would prosper buy property in Marysville NOW.
Offices, Marysvi le aid Cranbrook.
Hiu-h wan once the needle aptlj ealltd, but
since the advent of the Singer Hewing
Machine, needlework Ii to easily and quickly
done that every women vo'es it a pleasure.
' Singers" are sold on eoay monthly payments.
C. R. PALMER, Agent for Fast Kotrtcnay.
oranbrouk. B   C
'J his is not onr building;. Wtf eipeet to fcntf
one like it iy August 10. Inthomcma Um4
we wnnt yon to come Id and bay your
Groceries and Clotting
Became we have got the goode and o»i price*
will Miit vou. and eay, by tba way, wa- wM
hare e*o*ie nice
Oranges and App'et  for Xrnm
Don't forget onr n'gbt debates. Langley aaal
Finch lead tbla weak.
All maif order* received are carefully packed and promptly
shippei    Price list sent on applicalion.
Cranbrook, B. C.
The Royal Hotel
L. B. VANDECAE, Proprietor.
Refitted throughout. Newly fOrniahrd
Rale. 11.01 a day and up. Miner'* and
proprietor's bead quarters.
Good   Work.     Good    Material
and tie Price.
Maryaville, B   C,
Model   Restaurant
Handley & Wolfe. Props.
OPEN DAY AND NIGHT 0ur •""SartBSt11* **
Twenty-one Meals for $7.00
Barrister, Solicitor, Etc.
Cranbrook and Maryavlll, B. C.
J. R. DOWNES, Prop.,
lit AMIKOOK, n. C,
Tho    Handsomest    Dining
Room in East Kootenay
Good Tublo and every  accommodation.
American drinks leading
brands of Liquors and Sohlitz
Famous Bjer dispensed by
the popular bar tender, Chas
® Armstrong,
Beale & Elwell,
N^iies,    Insurance
General Agents.
K'mborly Townslto Beprosentlves.
Mnij-Hville, !>. C.
AM kinds ol pnppra drawn nnd 8rgiBt**i*d
fuRurnnce and Mines
Townslte office MirysvlHe.
Offloe at Cranbrook, also.
Licenced Pmvim ml Admirer. Late Analytical Chemist mid Control An.tiu.Yor to the
North Star Mining Company Limit* d,
Present office and laboratory at the Nortb
Star Mine, near Klmberly B. C. Prom*
pt attention given to sample by mail or
Winter Schedule Effect on October
A New Feature
Tourist Sleeping Car
Crows Nest Section
Leaves Kootenay Landing
East bound Tuesday and
Leaves Medicine Hat West,
bound Sunday and Wed.
For Time tables and full Inf. rmat-
lon call on or address nearest
local agent.
Chas. P. Campbell.
East K' otenay's Leading Undertaker and
Licensed Embalmer, Coffins, CaaktU,
Shrouds and all Funeral Furnishings con-
Hantly on hand.
telegraph and Mail Orders promptly at
tended too   Open day and night.
Post Office Box 127 Cranbrook and
Marysville, B. C.
East Kootenay Hotel
WIimi you  are hungry   and want s good
menl.   Go to tbe Eoat Kootenay.
When yon are tirwl and want a rmt.   Ob to
the East Kootenay.
Wli' n you are tbiraty and wnnt a drink,
to the Eeet Kootenay.
tn fact when you are in Cranbrook.
the Goat Kootenay.
Stop a
NOTICE la hereby given tbat within' sixty
daya from date I intend applying" to' fin
Chief Commi-sioner of Lands and Works at*
Victoria, lor permlsaion to purchase the lot
lowing described lands in South East Koote^
nay commencing at the North East earner
ol lot 3379, thence West forty chains, thence
North 40 chains, thence East 40 chains!
thence South 40 chains to place of beginlng.
Hot. 7tb, 1091.
I. f- COVI.K,
A.O. P. A.
Vancouver, R. c.
f, »/ CARTttft, D; Pi
,, Nelson, B. Ce
Good dry ***6*0d ill lengths' dsHftred
anywhere in town.
Pieper & Currie,
-Paints I Wall Paper
Painters, Paper Hangers and Decorators,
Marysville and Cranbrook.
C. E. REID & CO.
Has just opened a full line of r>rn|i«. Chemicals, Sua
dries, Be. Pine Snaps and Perfumes. The best
brands of C gars and Tobacco. Latest Newspapera
and Periodicals.
Your patronage is solicited.
Wholesale and Retnll
Fresh and Cured Meats,   Fresh
Fish, Game and Poultry.
We supply the best.   Your trade Is solicited    We bare marks
clpal towns of British Columbia.
i In all the prln
If you wish to prosper
Don't forget to patroniz* the merchants of the district.
PELTIER,   Of  Cranbrook,
Is tho nearest v.ho!esaledea'erin
Liquors, Hay and Oats,
* Rough and Dressed Lumber
Lumber Quoted in Oar Load Lota FOB Maryeville
Manitoba Hotel
T. WELLMAft, Proprietor.
tkt Manitoba1 Hotel is ono ol the beat I*
SrJUth East  Kootenay. • Call  upon
when in Cranbrook.
Marysville Liver;
PAUL HANDLfiV, Proprietor.
Team* and Driers, Pack
Horses and" SaJcHe Horses furnished1 for any point in the dis-'
MarysVIile and Kh-aberl,


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