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MARYSVILLE,   BRITISH   COLUMBIA,   MARCH, 10, J902.
$2.Q0   PER   YEAR
Canadian Bank of Commerce.
Hon. Geo. A, Cox, President. B E. Walker, Gen. Man'gr.
paid up capital, .1*8,000,000.    Reat, $2,000,PQO    Total resources, $i'5,000,Q0p.
A general banking business transapted.    Deposits received
London, England.    Office No. 60, Lombard Street.
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Hardware    Merchant.
Mining Hardware a Specialty.
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GENERAL DEALERS IN
GROCERIES AND PEED,
GENTS' FURNISHINGS, BOOTS AND SHOES
Manufacturers
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Lumber Quoted m Oar Load Lots FOB Marysville
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of the bnslneas we are doing la tbe amount of goods we are using. Besides onr big opening stock we received a big car just three days before
Chris.mas- This ba, been sold snd another car has been ordered and should
arrive aocut the first at February.
O n't fir-get tbat oar Mr. Miner d.ei fine repairing and npbolstelng
OUR MOTTO: Honest Goods, Honest Prices, Honest Boallng.
The Kootenay Furniture Company Ltd.
J. P. FINK, Manager. Cranbrook
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MARYSVILLE, B. C.
THE   ST.   MARYS   BRIDGE.
HERALD'S FIFTH   YEAR
R.  0. Jennings  Would  Like to Sea  It
Located   Right   at   Marysville
From the Herald—
R. O. Jennings, one of tbe best posted
men in South Bast Kootenay on roads
and trails, ia anjfious to see tlte new
bridge pot in over tbe St. Marys river.
In a talk witb The Herald man last week
he offered a new suggestion as tq its lo
cation tbat may prove of value. He
pointed out tbat the best place for it was
right at Maryaville, for tbe reason that
it would give the people on Ferry creek
above Old Town an opportunity to build
a abort road through tbe draw direct
from Marysville to the high bench on
upper Perry creek, and thus give tbem a
chance to get in machinery by a direct
route and much closer railway facilities-
It would also permit of a road being
built along the benali opposite from
Marysville down across Perry preek and
connecting with tbe Cranbrook road at
six mile, making a direct route from
Maryaville to Craubr ok, which would
be still improved by the proposed Perry
creek cut off up the draw back of the St.
Eugene hospital. Another advantage
claimed by Mr. Jpnnings is tbe lact tbat
it would give all those owning properly
across and below Hell Roaring creek on
tbe west side of St. Marys river an opportunity to reach a railway stttion at
Marysville, a saving of 15 to 18 miles. ''I
haye given this matter a great deal of
study aud am satisfied tbat it is tbe best
location for all concerned," said Mr.
Jennings.
Mr. Elwell of Klmberley, wbo is also
interested in Perry creek properties,
concurred iu the opinion expressed by-
Mr. Jennings, saying tbat such a location
would meet with the wishes of all the
people in that section.
James Ryan, who has taken a great
deal of interest in this road, is of the
opinion that tbe route suggested by Mr
Jennings is not a practical one He
says a crossing cannot be made at Perry
creek except at a great deal of expense,
and that to secure a bridge at Marysville it would be necessary to build
across a long atretch of low land on tbe
opposite side of the river. He thinks
the bridge should be located further
down tbe river. He bas given tbe question a great deal of study and thinks the
route suggested would not answer tbe
purpose.
Pernio News.
From the Free Press—
The Letbbrldge lacrosse team bave
organised for tbe coming aeaaon. Mr. H
Beo&jy was el -cted patron of the clnb
Sam Gibson, who has been In the
smallpox pest house for fifty days has
come to life again and will resume
business In tbe Victoria Hotel Saturday
night, when be will ':e prepared to sup
ply bis customers with all tbe de 1 -acles
of the season.
J. L Gitcs, manager of the Victoria
Hotel, was up before tbe magistrate
this week on a charge of selling liquor
on Sunday but the charge was uot sustained and the magistrate dismissed tbe
case.
The last carnival of tbe season was
held in tbe skating rink on Thursday
evening of this week, and although the
ice waa in splendid condition It was not
very well attended, tbere being only
about a dozes costumers aud about fifty
spectators-
News reached here this week of the
death of Mrs' A. McDougall at Renfrew
Ont., the sad event taking place on
March 1st. sue had been Ul for some
time and it was known some weeks ago.
when Mr. McDougall left for tbe east.
tbat she would not recover. Mr. Mc-
Dongall bas tbe sympathy of bis ro ay
friends bere in bis sad anTcinn. Two
children are left to mourn the loss of a
loving mother,
A man named Bert Boison was brought
np from Morrlsey on Wednesday of thia
week, ami placed In the Fernie bospltal
He was suffering from a terrible fiac-
ture of tbe skull,caused by a rock falling
from a bank aud lighting on bla head
H'S skull was completely caved in and
the brains were still oozing out yrnen be
reached bere Au operation was at
once performed and stveral pieces of
bone were removed from tbe brain ana
although the man Is doing much better
than was expected it is sot Hliley that
be wll recover.
This hotel is now open and ready for guests,
II. D. McMillen, formerly with the Cranbrook  Hotel, is
the proprietor, and he proposes to haye
A FIRST CLASS HOUSE
At  Victoria.
Representatives Martin nml Smith
have brought forth two matters of interest to the people of South East Kootenay, and they are as follows:
Mr. Martin moved the following resolution.-
That an order of the limine be granted
for a return showing the names of lhe
license commissioners for South East
Kootenay, and the name Qf the Inspector
for said district; and for copies of all correspondence between tlie government
nnd said commissioners or said inspector,
wiih regard to licenses granted in said
district lor the year 1901.
Mr. Ii C. Smith moved tbe following
resolution:
Tbat an order of tbe bouse he granted
for a return showing all orders in council, and all correspondence, between the
govemaaent and any member thereof,
and any other person or company, relat*
ing to tbe reservation of lots 4593 snd
4594, Soutb East Kootenay district, and
to tbe granting of such lots, or any portion thereof, to tbe Columbia and Western Railway company or Canadian Pa*
ific Railway company,
Crandrook's Well   Known
Paper Four Years Old
OLD MAN SIMPSON TELLS TUE  STORV
Of  Cranbrook's  growth from 1898, and
Tells  of It's  Future
Prosperity.
from the Cranbrook Herald.
With thia issue oi Tbe Herald the
paper closes its fourth year. To the
writer, who penned tbe art-cles for the
first issue, and bas been connected with
the paper since lhat time, it hardly
seems possible tlftt it was so long ago
And wbat a change has taken place in
Cranbrook! Four years ago tli^re were
only four or five buildings in the tov.n
Those included tbe Cranbrook hotel,
presided over then as now hy tbe popu
lar landlord, James Ryan'the East Koot
enay hotel, then owned by Mrs. Dona
hue; G. H. Milliard's blacksmith shop,
and the C. P. R. construction sheds
The postoffice block was under headway
and also the building now occupied by
E.J. Peltier. Tbe reat of the town was
aeries of lot stakes, and the residential
portion, no*v covered with beautiful
homes, was a wilderness of timber, witti*
out a street defined nor a -shack raised
Among the pioneers of the town who
are still bere are James Ryan, R. E.
Beattie, A I.eitch, O. H. Miner, John
Hutchison, L- B VanDecar, Mrs. Donahue and Angus Morrison. They had
faith in the town at its inception, and
they staid with it, growing in faith, confidence and prosperity, up to the present
time. In tbose days tbere was no post:
office, no telegraph, no railroad, in fact
notbiug but hope and tbe best location
for a growing city in all of South East
Kootenay The Herald, in its first issue, gave its reasons why Cranbrook
should be a prosperous town. It said
then that the town had the advaniage of
location, and must necessarily profit by
the growth ol the district; it said that
Cranbrook must by force of circumstances become tbe miniug, railroad and
commercial center of South East Koote
nay; it said that Cranbrook must be a
favorite residential town owing to its
convenience to all parta of tbe district
and the beauty of site .site. And bow
these prophesies have been verified!
How the hopes of tbe early settlets have
been fulfilled! Month after month, and
year after year, one improvement followed another, uiuii Cranbrook bas become in name and in fact tbe natural
business ceuter of a thriving <1 strict,
with its advantages conceded by all. and
its importance recognized by every com*
mumty. It is now a town that every
resident may well feel proud to call bis
home, aud one that elicits from all visitors only words of praise and bright
predictions for the future.
Such a town baa "Beautiful Cranbrook"
b'corue in four years, and today her
growth and prosperity is bated upon a
foundation as solid as the rock of Qib-
aralier, and stands as a slight evidence
of what her growth will be in four years
more.
As to Tbe Herald, Pour years ago it
was started by H. T. Brown and tbe
present proprietor. Mr. Brown has
since gone to his long reward, and right
here the writer would say that the world
was better lor Ilmace Jjrown living in
it, tor he was a man 111 heart and mind,
aud one whom It was an honor to call
friend. The Herald was printed on a
Washington hand press, and the first
few months there was not enough business to offer much encouragement to
journalistic enterprise. But its proprietors bad confidence iu the future of
Cranbrook, and the results abow that
confidence was not misplaced. Today
Tbe Herald has the best equipped steam
printing plant in Eisi Kootenay, and in
all of Biitish Columbia tbere are only a
few that are superior to it. file paper
is printed In,its own building, one that
is modern in every respect, and only
men of long experience in city work are
employed. Its business has extended
until The Herald impi'm may be found
on job work from Frauk, ->11a , to Kootenay Landing The proprietor bas spent
large sums ol money to give to Cran-
brook an up to-date printing office, and
the people uf this town and the district
at large show their appreciation ut tbe
lact by a very liberal patronage.
As 10 wbat The Herald* has done for
Cranbrook or the district, that Is for the
people to ray. So far as the proprietoi
is concerned, he haa tried to do h Is duty
by his town and bis district, {snowing
tbat what was good for any portion nt
the district was good for lhe district as a
.yvhole. He lias kept the paper clear of
pcttv prejudices and neighborhood ani
mosities. and no man has ever used Tbe
Herald columns to malign any community or give vent to personal feelings
against any man. The editor has made
enemies, and he is glad 0/ it, for most of
tbem have taken offense because they
could not use him as a tool. There are
those who have differed with him at
times on a question of policy or expedience. He bas respected tbeir opin
ions, and trusts that they have extended
the same couitcsy to him. But right
here he desires to say that Cranbrook
and tbe district of South East Kootenay
baye a host of big hearted, intelligent,
energetic people, wbo have placed The
Herald and its editor under obligations
time without number by their uniform
good treatment.
As to the future Tbe Herald has no
fears fcr Cranbrook or South East Koot-
ehay. It believes in bo h, and knows
that the growth and development of the
past four years is but a start for the unbounded prosperity that is to follow.
Ladies and gentlemen, bere is to Beaut-
iful Cranbrook and Soutb East Koote
nay. May they ever prosper is the devout wish of Tbe Herald editor.
Mt.TMEN   CAPTIRED.
General Mctbucn and four guns have been
captured by General Dctarcy.
The text of Lord Kitcbener'adlspatch
announcing the capture of General
Methuen Is as follow:
"Pretoria, Saturday, March 8 —"I
greatly ie<:ret to have to send you bad
news of M 'thuen. He was moving with
nine hundred mounted men, under
Major Paris, and three hundred Infantry with four guns and a pom pom,
from Wynburg to Llchtenbnrg, and was
10 meet Grenftel with 1 300 mounted
at Kovlraincs Fonteln to-day. Yesterday morning early he was attracted by
Delarey's force between Twebosch and
Palmletknill. Tne Boers charged ou
three sides.
"Five hundred and fifty men have
come In at M.rlbogs and Ktaalpan.
They were pursued by the Boers four
miles from tbe scene 0- action. Tbey
report that M-thuen and Paris, with
the guns, baggage, etc., were captured
by tbe Boen,. Methuen, when last
seen was a prisoner I have no details
of the casualties, and suggest delaying
publication till I can send definite
newa. I think tbla audden revival of
activity on the part of Delarey is to
draw off the troops pursuing DeWet."
In a second dispatch, dated Sunday,
March 9, Lord Kitchener says:—With
the remainder of the men. He reports
that the column was moving In two
names. One. with tbe ox-wagons, left
T"chosen at 3 a. m. The other, with
the mule wagons, started an hour later.
Just before dawn the Boera attacked.
Before reinforcements could reach
them, the rear guard broke. In tbe
meantime a large number of Boera galloped np on both flacks. Theae at first
were checked by the flank parties, but
the panic and stampede of the mules
had begun and all the mule wagona,
with a terrible mixture of mounted men
rushed past the ox-wagons, and all efforts to check them were unavailing,
"Major Parts collected forty men and
occupied a position a mile In front of
the ox-wagons, which were then halted.
After a gallant, but useless defence, the
enemy rushed Into the ox-wagona aod
Methuen waa wounded In the thigh,
Paria, being aurronnded, surrendered
at 10 a. m. tyethuen Is still in the B;er
camp."
General Methuen waa wounded In the
thigh. Three British officers and 33
men were killed. Five Bri.ish officers
and 72 men were wounded. One Ilrit-
lab officer and 200 men are missing. Tbe
fight occurred before dawn March 7,
between Wynburg and Lltcbenburg in
tbe western Transvaal, The British
force numbered 1,200 men. Tbe Boers
captured all the British baggage. Gen.
Methuen is retained aa prisoner.—Winnipeg Free Press.
MARVELOUS MARYSVILLE
A Town  that has  Earned
the Name.
A   UOM-E    FOR     THE   WORKING     MEN
TJiw   I'ufuro   ot   the     smelter    City    of
South   East   Kootcnny   is  an
Assure.)   Fact.
Will Lower Mining Expenses.
Another ore shed, 20x38, Is to be built
at Trout lake, the drat one now belug
filled with Silver Cut and Nettie L. ore.
J he C. P. R. have assured Lardeau
mine owners tbat they will be ready to
accept freight over tbe new A. & K.
branch by May 1st. It ip the intention
of the company to plape a steamer on
the lake, so that Trout lake will be a
terminal point for tbe district for this
season at any rate. Tbis only leaves
Ferguson four miles from transportation, and all the mines up here have a
downhill pull to that point. It will be
possible to leave bere In the morning
aud arrive in Kelson in the afternoon.
Old time Lardeaultes can scarcely
realize tbat at last we are to be placed
to touch with smelting and wholesale
centres. Tbe cost of getting In supplies
will bo greatly lessened; and the introduction of mining machinery will be
made popalble for several properties
which are to-day handicapped on that
account. The ore output for tbis year
will run well into 82,000,000, and with
>he new conditions now in sight the
J/i.deau should bum this season, ft
ever tbere wao a lime to expect activity
this year should present it to us. Hav
Ing made such progress in the past In
face of so many seemingly unsurmount-
able d fll utiles surely we cau allow for
a lower priced metal matket and still
secure first piece as a white metal pre-
producing camp. Tbe present year will
witness many changes for the better iu
the Lardeau. —Lardeau Iv-gle.
The Windermere .Mail Route.
From tbe Herald—
Tbe people of Windermere have asked
the assistance of Cranbrook in haying
tbe mail route south from Windermere
re-established aud lhe terminus changed
from Fort Steele to Cranbroojc for tbe
purpose of giving direct communication
with this town. The reason assigned for
this move is the fact that Cranbrook is
tbe recognized commercial and banking
center of tbe district, aud the cutting off
of tbis mail route has worked a great
hardship upon the people io tbe Win
dermerc country.
The Sullivan Group Mining company
bave been holding a meeting in Spokane
this week wltb special referer.ee to tbe
smeller now being erected at ibis
point.
Until this meeting Is over the main
work on the constrnction has been stopped so that seme matters of policy may
be adjusted.
At aoon as tbis Is dons a very much
larger force of men will be put to woik
and the construction will be pushed
wltb far more vigor than heretofore.
Within a few days a large number of
mechanics of all kinds will be at work,
laying brick, adjusting corrugated iron,
Installing machinery and doing a hundred and one things that will have to
be done to complete the work.
As March gives place to April Marysville will be a busy booming hive
of Industry. Many store*; and places of
business will open up and our business
streets will bave a more townlike air.
A little later, say about May the first,
a great number of prospectors will
make onr town their outfitting point
before startirg on their summers work
among the mountains of the St. Marys
river.
La:er still abcut the beglnlng of June
Marysville will bave reached ibe
permanent stage, that Is, by tbat time
the smelter will bave been blown in
and the permanent force of smelter
workmen, to operate the plant, will
bave arrhed. The advent of tbis
will mean the arrival of families and
consequently the building up of homes
and as a natural sequence tbe building
of churches, schools and other public
buildings which will tend to make
Marysville tbe borne town which we
bave always predicted sbe would be. u
We have heard It said, time and time
again, that a smelter town la not a
pleasant place in which to live. Marysville Is "the exception In which proves
tbe rule." Of all the beautiful situations in East Kootenay, and tbe district
is full of tbem. Marysville Is by far the
most attractive. The magnlflclent valley
of the St. Marys below tbe townslte and
the view up and down the river and tbe
falls are sights for artists to dream of.
To the north ot the Main street the
parklike, timber dotted benches will
make ideal residential sites. Along the
banks of Mark Creek many beautiful
spots can be found where homes will be
established and to the east, on what is
known as 37 acre tract, good lots can
be had at a very reasonable price.
The smelter buildings are so situated
so the smoke wUl blow up and down tbe
river and thus tbe town will not have
tbe disadvantage of being envelope In
smelter fumes which Is the draw back
of so many smelter towns. Not only Is
Marysville most favcrably situated,
from a home town point of view, but as
a business centre she will bp beard
from. Situated as sbe Is as the only
polnt from which the prospector can
start for the St, Marys country she will
of necessity be tbe base of supplies for
tbat district as also for the districts
lying adjacent to the North Star and
Sullivan' bills. She will also be the
market town for the ranchers of the
St. Marys prairie country, Cherry Creek
and tbe country lying between tbe St.
Marys and the Kootenay. All of these
circumstaLces will tend to build up a
prosperous town and a prosperous community.
When the townslte of Marysville was
put on the market last fall those who
placed the townsiie on the market knew
wbat was going to happen and told the
people so, tbat what were believed is
evidenced by the fact tbat those who
bave bought lots in tbe town, tbat tbose
wbo have engaged in business In the
town are men of experience In the west
and men who bave made a success of
bufalne&s in the west.
Wbat ibe owners of ibe Marysville
townslte said last fall tbey still say.
Marysvtll*: will be a thriving town with
a smelter, a re£uery and later one with
lead works of various kinds. Marysville will be a pay roll town, a working
man's town and consi quern ly a good
town.    Keep your eye ou Marysville.
DESTROYED BY FLAM^
From The Crinbrock ilerald.
Abont 11 o'clock Tuesday night the
Roblnson.McKenzle saw mill waa diet
covered to be on fire bv aome of tbo
men employed there. Within a lew
momenta tlie entire atructnre was. at
mass of flame* aod It waa impossible to
do anything to s'ay their progreaa. So
rapidly rlid the lire spread tbat within
twenty minutes afier it was discovered
tbe mill shed waa virtually a maaa of
ruins. For a brief tlm j the flames ran
so high that tbey were seen by people
In Fort Steele who telephoned over to
see If the town of Cranbrook waa PI)
fire. Many people down town aaw tbo
llatnes and concluded It waa the mil)
but no details were known nnlll the
next morning.
Tbe main mill abed wia totally destroyed, wltn the machinery, Including
carriage, shafting, belting, pulleys,
etc. The extent of the damage to ibe
boilers and engines Is not yet knows,
but 1c will be considerable. Tbe planer
was saved and none of tbe lumber
was lost. Tbe fire cornea at a bad
time for tbe company, aa they bad a
large number of orders ahead, For.
innately a new boiler and engine aia
on tbe way here and It will not take
long to replace the reat of tbe ma,,
chlnery ao that they will be ready to
go ahead In a short time. Tbe com*
pany has already arranged for rebuild,
ing and no time will be loat. The,
Herald regreta tbe misfortune tbat
baa befallen them, but knows that the
members are made of the right stuff
and will soon be doing business again
better equipped than ever before.
Cranbrook News,
From the Herald—
The Elko people propose lo have a big
time on tbe 24th of May. Tbe residents
of that town say lhat thev will not spam
any expense to make their celebra,;
tiou a great success.
A man named John Otta stabbed a
man named John Forrier at Robinson
aud McKenzie's mill last Sunday. Tbo
injured man is in a critical condition
and the other is being held to await results.
Harry Paul, a former employe of tho
McNab Lumber company at Jeffrey, bad
one leg cut off and tbe other badly
crushed in the Cranbrook yards Monday
night. It is not known how the accident
happened.
The Chinese commission bas recommended tbat a tax of $500 be placet)
upon each Chinatusn wbo comes into
British Columbia. If tbey would make
it $5-*°° it would suit the people of tlie
province better.
The Associated Board, of Trade will
meet at Fernie next year. This arrangement is due to the effort of D. V. Mott.
who went to Kaslo with tbe idea in view,
Tbe members of tbe different boards can
rest assured tbat they will be treated in
a royal manner wben tbey visit Fernie,
Mr. Jameson, tbe new superintendent,
arrived la t week and has assumed bis
new dutiej on tbe Crow. He bas reel
most of the business element of Cranbrook and bas made a most favorable
impression. Tbe Herald predicts for
him a successful career in the west, aa
be is evidently a man of quick prccep-
tions and possesses tbe energy to carry
through what he undertakes.
Spencer-* Oftdeo,
From the IUrnlrl—
J. D. Spencer and Miss Ogden of Catir
sl Flats, were united iu marriage nt the
ivnglish church iu Cranbrook last Saturday evening,  Rev.  Beacham officiating
Mr. anil Mra. Spencer remained tu
town several days doing some extensive
shopping before they returned borne.
Suiull Pox ut Hossland.
Another casa of small pox baa beeo
reported at ltosaland. This makes two
cases which have appeared there in the
past few weeka. The present one waa
Imported from Seattle - Rosalind
Miner.
General News.
A fair sample of a blanket application
Is tbe one outlined In a petition present
ed to tbe (Jorauious on March tbe lltb.
The franchise aought la for a railway
atartlng at the mouth of French river,
running northwest of Lake Hnron via
Lake Wahnapltae and Montreal river,
tbrougb Keswatln and Manltou Bay to
Lake Winnipeg, tben on weat to Prlnco
Albert and Edmonton; from Edmonton,
southerly through the Yellow Head
Pass and Kamloops district to New
Westminister and Vancouver wjtii 1
branch from Edmonton west through
the Ll-icklea to Port Slmpaon. The
charter would also cover branch lines
In several directions In British Colum.
bla and In Ontario to Port Arthur and
Fort William.
The signatures to tbe petition for a
bill of Incorporation are tbose of Tho,.
W. Paterson, of Vancouver; Thomas H,
Jobnson, of Winnipeg; John Millen, of
Dnliitb; Marshall 13. Lloyd, of tjlnne
apolla, and IJbene-.er F. B. Johnstone,
of Toronto.—Winnipeg Free press,
Tbe overdue Allan liner Huroolao
had not arrived at St. John, N. B., on
.'■/arch 10th, at midnight. The Huron.
Ian Is now twenty seven days from
Glasgow.
Up to the beginning of tbis week tilt
Imperial war office bas expended In
food and forage for South Africa war
through the Oanadlau department of
agriculture, the anm of over 17,000,000.
Col. Prior Elected,
Col, Prior defeated Mr. Bodwell io ths
bye election held in Victoria on leal
Monday. Tbe election gives tbe government support enough to bold ita own no.
leas tbe railroad contract witb tbe Canadian Northern carries it down to de*
leat. If the government can bold out it
means that Premier Dunsrauir can go to
London to attend the coronation and
perhaps be knighted. Tbis will be Jjr>j.
or enough for liiui, LIFE'S COMPENSATIONS.
tChy should we ever weary of this liter
Our sou;-. tshu.iM widen ever, nut contnot;
Crow stronger and not barder in tbe strife.
Pilling HCh moment witli a nolle act.
II we live ilms, of visor all compact,
Doing our duty to our fellow men
An'l striving rather to exalt our race
Thin our poor solves, wiih earnest hand or pin.
We shall erect our names a dwelling place
Which not all a?es ihaM cast down again;
Offspring of Time shall then t* born each hour.
Which* us»f okl, earth lovingly shall guard
To live lot-ever in youtU*l perfect flower
And guide her future children heavenward.
—James llu-j-aft) Lowell
.,AA.AlA.*..JU.a,itAA,.^aVi
POOR OLD JIM i
DY   M.   QUAD
Copyright, 1901, by C. B. Lewis.
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n>r.giii»»^nilnv'»i'»'»"»i'i'»
1 was running on fust freight us Are*
man. and my engineer was a man nam-
ed Colrlllc. He was ten years tny sen*
!nr ami nlso an old bachelor, .llui was
wbat everybody called a square man.
He hail lots of sentiment for a plain.
uneducated man and a conscience so
lender Ibat bo wouldn't have knowing.
ly hurl the feelings nf an Indian. He
was a mpiI uf "daddy" fur ".'DO miles
along thi' line and had the esteem of
Officials anil men alike. The Idea that
Jim would fall In love at his age would
bave been laughed to scorn hy all who
knew him. anil yet he not only "weut
soft" on a gll'l, hut iitaile the mistake
that old bachelors often do. She was
a I'lilt named Mary Blaine, ouly half
his ngo ami a coquette anil a flirt. Wo
figured It out thai there was more sympathy than love on his part and Unit
she was marrying him instead of n
younger nnd better looklug man because he hnd several thousand dollars
In the hank ami would hahy her up.
Tbey were tnurrled on the iink-t one
day, nnd for a few weeks old .Jim's
face carried a look ut coutenltuenl and
things weut well In his little home at
l'lne Hill.
By and hy 1 noticed a change I x-
iety, and at times the engineer was
preoccupied and ubsenliniuded. 1 never asked Jim or any other man a question, hut through I lie gossip of my
landlady I loomed that the young wile
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I TWINES AND Sl-llANtl PROM TTTE CAB.
was very extravagant in her ways and
was given to lits of sulks when reproved. It was also said that she was
fund uf going to parties and halls and
was being generally criticised, Livery
week for many weeks I hoard some
new gossip, and. while realizing thai it
must ho exaggerated, there was enough
truth to make me anxious about my
old pni'd's happiness, I haled to believe the tales, and yet I found many
others hinting that the young wife
was nut playing a straight game with
Ihc trusting husband. .Such au affair
Is one of the meanest on earth to meddle with. It Is none of yum- business
even if you are a brother, and yet you
feel that It Is and want to do something. I wouldn't have hnd old Jim
deceived, and yet how could 1 go to
bim with the gossip?
By anil hy a passenger engineer
named "•'razor came to live at the Hill,
lie was a man uf 28, good looking,
good company and free handed. lie
knew Jim well, and he soon got acquainted with the wife. I threw myself iu I'razer's way one day and told
him what public gossip said aud loft
It to him whether lie shouldn't slop he-
fore tlio home was wrecked. lie laughed lu contempt. Wben 1 became Indignant, ho became defiant, nnd the result
waa a tight lu which 1 battered blm up
until ho was iu lied for a week. Old
Jim was sure to hear of lhe row. of
eoiirnc, and the day after It happened
he looked at me in a queer way as we
took our engine out of the stable. I
felt sure he was going to speak about
the light, but he checked himself after
a word or two. lie had uot only been
told about the scrap, hut what had led
up to It as well, ami there was only
one of Iwo courses for him to take, lie
must either hid tne mind my own business and lot him attend to his own domestic affairs or take It fur grained
lhat I was acting in a friendly spirit
and be put upon his guard for the Tit
lure. When he remained silent, I kuew
that he had adopted the latter course.
1 do not know what man or woman
my ehiim took iuto his confidence, but
It was some one who kept him thoroughly posted.  He must have reproved,
argued nml commanded, hut the gin
wile cither openly defied bim or slyly
deceived blm, Frazer was less hold
after lhe row. and fur a lime It seemed
as If harmony and happiness might be
restored. It was all a trick, however.
on Hie part of an Infatuated, vain
minded young wife on the one hand
and an unprincipled man of the world
ou the oilier, a man who cared not
what wreck he left hehiud him.
Wo were Just lenvlua our western
terminus oue morning when old Jim
received a telegram, He opened tho
telegram with steady hand, read the
message without a tremor and then
twisted It up nnd lighted his pipe wltb
It. And yet 1 came to know that the
telegram told him that his wife and
Frazer were eloping together nnd had
tickets for tbo day express bound
west. His imperturbability deceived
mo, aud I did not give the message a
second thought. A man must have
nerves of steel to con a message like
tbat and never bluneb. At uoou, when
we reached Tbomasvllle, we got orders
to run to Boscomb's and tbere side
track (or tbe express.   We could, do It
with three or four initiate1-* to spare.
liuncom's was not eveu n station, bul
a siding hair a mile long on lhe prairie.
and we must do our own switching
For three miles beyond ii wns a
straight track, und then It weal curving and turning among the hiils and
over a brawling creek. Wheu we had
come within a mile of the siding. 1
looked for Jim to begin to slow up. hut
he made no move. Half a miihite and
he even Increased tlte speed, and when
I shouted In his ear he waved me hack.
We passed the siding at a clip nf i";
miles au hour and gaining on that every minute, and as I ut last grabbed
Jim's arm he pulled a revolver from
his breast -and motioned for me to
stand back. The man had not gone
crazy, he had not misunderstood his
orders, but what was he doing iu thus
passing the siding? lu a run of three
or four miles we must moot the express. I-'or a second 1 thought of at
lacking blm with a poker, hut he look
ed over his shoulder at me with a grim
smile and motioned with his head for
me to Jump. Then It occurred tu me
lhat the train had gut away from bim.
and 1 turned and sprang from the cub.
It was suit prairie for the fail. L.ul il
seemed to me that 1 turned over aud
over noo times before the breath was
finally knocked out of my body. When
my senses returned. I heard the hiss of
steam and the shrieks ami cries of Injured men and women, and I had staggered along the track less than a mile
when i came upon the frightful wreck.
The engines of the express and freight
had met head ou, anil t»- people had
been killed and 70 Injured In the awful
smash. It was the must terrible railroad wreck for a score of years.
1 helped to get old Jim's crushed and
mutilated bodv out, and 1 helped lo get
out the crushed and mutilated bodies
uf his wife and Frazer, hut it was days
hefure 1 gut at the true facts in the
ease. Finding himself betrayed, the
old man had deliberately brought ahout
the collision that he uiight have revenge ou the gullly pair and he wiped
out at lhe same lime. If he thought
of the innocent who would suffer as
well, he had uo pity. He must have
hated the whole world ns well as those
who had directly wronged him. It
was an awful thing he did, hut he offered his own life with the sacrifice,
and somehow I have always felt that,
even though be presented such a cool,
calm front to me, the fires of insanity
must have been blazing iu his brain
every minute after reading that telegram.
Tbe  American   nn   Octoroon.
The average adult American is a
statistical octoroon, If the blood in
the veins of all our people, white and
black, were pooled nud redistributed,
each person would have about seven
parts white and one part negro blood,
Tho white strain in him, moreover, Is
hy no means purely American. While
strains of foreign origin, derived from
Germany,, Ireland, Scandinavia, Canada, Great Britain and the countries
of southern Europe, are collectively
more powerful In his composition than
is the negro strain.
Thus, going hack only one generation, we find him to be a composite.
tbe creation of widely differing bloods
and nationalities. The peoples of the
earth, from tho Kongo under the equator to the North cape of 1'urope, have
contributed, either Immediately or remotely, to his composition. But with
It all we find the Anglo-Saxon strain
the dominant oue. His political Institutions, his laws, his social conditions and his mental characteristics,
his puwer of Initiative and his Independence of thought aud action nre
Anglo-Saxon, sharpened nnd Intensified
hy fresh contact with nature under
new and untried conditions.
It Is a strange and a gratifying thing
to witness, In connection with this
mixture of blood, the complete dominance of the Anglo-Saxon strain, and
it argues well for its strength ami
vitality as well as for the welfare of
the country which he occupies and
governs.— E very body's Magazine.
Hollar*   Ventilation   In   Bombay.
Most of the new houses In Bombay
have a line show of windows nn the
outside, but no corresponding opening
to allow u current of air to pass
through. The mean annual temper'
atlire Is 70.13 degrees I"., and Ihc mean
relative humidity 77 per cent. The
mean annual range td temperature Is
40.0 degrees, but there are periods during the rains when the diurnal range
of temperature does not exceed *J degrees, and. unless there Is wind, ventilation is practically stopped because
the outer air and lhat in tho buildings
nre reduced to nearly one temperature.
With (he thermometer at 82 to m degrees, and the air heavily charged with
moisture, the surplus heat of tin
human body escapes loo slowly, anil
much discomfort ensues. As it is not
possible to dry the nlr In an ordinary
house, the usual remedy Is to produce
a'current by means of a punka, and
although the Influence of this is very
local, II has been found that In the
worst Bombay weather life Is made
tolerable lu Its current. The cblel
lira whack of the punka Is the punka
wtilhi. lie Is dirty, unreliably, especially at night, and Ills work, counting day
mill night, costs 24 rupees per mouth
for a single nunka.—Collier's.
A   IMchlor   Anecdote.
It Is not always the great conductor
that shines as a composer, though un-
'ni-lunntely he often labors under tbe
Delusion that such Is the caso. Ou oue
occasion Hans Hlchter was present nt
a concert given by a brulher composer,
■t which the latter performed u long
und not particularly Interesting work
,:f his own.
When the composition came to an
end, Itlchter expressed his criticism In
a very few words. "Well," he said, "1,
too, hnf written compositions to make
a pile so high"—raising his hand three
feet from tho ground—"hut I hnf burned them!"
Meely   -.railed.
It Is still a tradition that the people
of Manchester, England, should gibe nt
Liverpool with the proverb. "A Manchester man, n Liverpool gentleman,"
but, It Is said, classification Is uot so
strongly marked In Lancashire as If.
the old days.
When stagecoaches were running, a
guard was ouce asked, "Who has tha'
gotten Inside, Billy?" Billy consulted
his list aud replied, "A gentlemon frn
Liverpool, a mon fra Manchester, a
chap fra Owdham und a fellow fra
Wlgnu."
A GOOD  ENSILAGE  KEEPER.
'Inn For One Hundred and T.venty-
II. e Ton Silo to Coat 9S1S.
\V. II. Jenkins of New York in a communication to Hoard's Dairyman describes a silo which is of low price and
has given good satisfaction for many
years.   He says:
The stave silo may be cheaply built
and may be the best oue to build where
econoni*" In expenditure Is the main
consideration, but there are some who
will wish to invest more anil get a better silo. The one shown In the illusti'a
llun Is one of the best I have seen. If,
building the silo ii good concrete foundation was first made of stone and cement and is eight feet square, and each
square or augle Is eight feet, making
tbe circumference sixty-four feet.  It Is
ELEVATION* AND DETAIL OP BILO.
twenty-four feel high, and the capacity
Is about 125 tons uf ensilage, und lhe
cost, ns It was built uf the best lumber,
was *f215.
The frame is made of girts, as shown
In the Illustration. It Is hoarded up
and down Inside of the girts with
matched pluc. then It Is sheeted on Hie
outside, on which Is a layer of building
paper, then hoarded on the outside over
tin* paper with matched pine. This
makes the silo about frostproof, because nf the dead air space, and Is so
tight the ensilage keeps almost perfect.
This silo has given ils owner the very
best satisfaction, and one can hardly
make a mistake In building oue after
this plan.
The Profitable Dairy Cow.
The selection of the herd Is nil important. There are those who maintain that lhe ordinary cow, under proper conditions. Is lhe most profitable for
the beginner, hut lids theory la nut
borne out hy experience, says the Portland Ot'Cgoninn. It costs just ns much
tn feed a poor cow as a good one, und
there Is no getting away from the fact
that a good cow brings In more money
than a poor one. The main Idea Is to
make a good beginning, nnd this cannot be done with scrub stock. No
careful farmer will stock up with cows
which ho knows lhe first weighing and
Babcock tesls will show to be unprofitable. The object of the dairyman
should be to build up the herd with
cattle that are considered thoroughbreds und, having once selected it
breed, to adhere lo It. Scrub cows are
not given consideration In communities
where dairying Is a business.
Make the Co-.v  Comfortable.
A cow Is u great deal like a person.
Sho enjoys a good and comfortable
place to eat and sleep ns well as nny
man. Ho you think thut you would enjoy standing out on the south side of a
barbed wire fence to eat your meals
wheu the wind Is blowing at the rate
of forty or fifty miles nn hour from
the northwest in the winter? No, I
guess nol! Can you expect a cow to
make yuu money when served lu thnt
way? Then, summing up all of this,
the cow must be at perfect ease aud
comfortably situated and have kind
treatment iu order to give good results.
nndlmentorr Tent*.
We consider that a well balanced and
well shaped udder In the cow is largely
due to the way the rudimentary teals
ate placed on the sire. It they nre
crowded together, the result Is likely
to he narrow, pointed udders. If they
are well apart, of good size and well
forward of scrotum, tho effect will be
tu Influence largely the production of
well shaped udders lu resulting heifers
und counteract the tendency to 111 shaped udders Inherited from dams deficient lu this respect.—American Giierii-
sey Cattle Club.
Mold  In Duller Tuba.
To prevent luold It Is better not to
steam the tubs ut all. but sunk tbem in
a weak brine solution fur at least
twelve hours before using, says Creamery Journal. Parchment paper should
nlso be soaked at least twelve hours In
a strong brine before using. The steaming as usually done In many creameries
Is not sullii.'leut to destroy the mold
producing bacteria. It merely hastens
their growth.
lllooily   Milk.
This trouble Is caused by a congestive condition of one or more glnuds
of the udder. Bathe the udder leu mlii-
utes after each milking, uud give each
cow oue drain Iodide of potassium al
a dose twice a day lu bran mush, and
continue It for three weeks If necessary.
.Nol So ICnay na II Seems.
Some people think lhat any one enn
successfully run a dairy farm, but such
Is not the fact, as some dabblers hnve
discovered.
Troubles of Her Own.
Mistress—Mary, Mary! I've Just broken my handglass. You know how unlucky it la-seven years' unbapplncss.
Maid —Ob, that's nollilu', ma'am!
"Ow about tiie? I've Just smashed the
large glass In tbe drawing room,"
A  Sneers*.
Landlady—I believe In letting coffee
boll for thirty minutes. That's the only
way to get the goodness out of It.
New Hoarder (tasting hid nnd leaving It)—Vol) have succeeded adtulrably,
ma'am.
There has been a fair practical test
made of the paying qualities of tbe different breeds of cows kept by farmers
who supply cream to the creamery at
Westorvllle, O., fays H. Warren Phelps
In National Stockman. Tbe milk bas
been tested every month during tbe
past year by the Babcock test. Tbe
cows have not been fed for a test, but
comparisons have been made of the
mash receipts hy the farmers. The
books at the creamery show the actual
cash paid to each patron and the per
cent test of the milk. Persons who
kept cows of the Shorthorn breed
grades bad a test of 3M.. per cent, while
others who had good Jersey cows,
grades mostly, a few full bloods, tested
i\'o, 5 and 5*.i per cent butter fat. Yet
the Shorthorn cows bave yielded the
most money per head to the owners
generally, This was learned by farmers
comparing tbelr receipts of cash, nnd
tbe results hnve been a surprise lo the
owners of all of the cows. Generally
the Shorthorn und Shorthorn and Ayrshire or Devon grades have earned tbe
most money each month,
1 was very unwilling to admit that
such was the fact and wus surprised
when I wns Informed that It was an
established fact. Cows which tested
o!,4 per cent butler fat gave so much
less milk tbat lhe cows which gave
nenrly twice the quantity of milk, four
nnd Ave gallons per dny, ullhiuigh testing but S'/j per cent butler fat, brought
more dollars per luonlh for butter, so
tbat the profits have been from $1 to $2
per month per head moro from the
Shorthorn grade cow.
There are some lhat tbelr owners
term extra good Jersey cows whose
milk goes to this creamery, These cow
owners nre going lo test tbis matter
thoroughly and get positive results.
The coal of Milk.
rrofessor Haeckcr of the Minnesota
experiment station has for nine years
been settling this question by actual
demonstration and recently gave a
summary of bis work. In brief It Is:
"Tbe first year 100 pounds of milk cost
60 cents, while the price of foodstuffs
wns about tbe same as now, and tbe
yield of tbe herd averaged very fair—
namely, 0,000 pounds of milk, or 180
pounds of butter fat. The second year
the cost was ahout tho same, 01 cents
per 100 pounds of milk, but lu tbe third
year It wns reduced 3S cents per 100
pounds, with tlie same cows and prices
and feedstuff's the same. Th" only difference was that they had calculated
the percentage of protein and selected
the foodstuffs where this was sold the
cheapest. He snid he did not care for
carbohydrates, fats, etc., as protein Is
the only essential part to look after.
The cows requite on nn average two
pounds of protelu per day."
1 •'■'■WSS-Ks
We commence to fill silo as soon as
tbe most forward ears begin to pit or,
If flint com Is grown, as soon as it begins to glaze, says a New Jersey farmer In New England Homestead. The
bulk of the crop will be In tbe dough
state. If a large crop Is to be siloed,
we would commence earlier or tbe last
will be past Its best before tbe Job Id
finished. We cut iu half inch pieces,
using a six horsepower engine. I
would, however, recommend an eight
horsepower. It Is necessary to run
with about 100 pounds of steam wltb
tbe small engine, while the same work
will be done with tbe larger engine
wltb eighty pounds or less.
One man Is kept In the pit to keep It
level and well tramped, especially
around tbe outside and corners. It
requires three teams and eight men to
keep things going to tbe best advantage, one team and man, wltb the com
harvester to do tbe cutting; two men
to load in the field, two men and two
teams, wltb three wagons to haul, and
two men nt the cutter. With tbis force
we filled our pits iu less than seven
days last year. We bave two pits 14
by 14 by 21) feet deep, two 14 by 10 by
20 feet deep, holding about 250 tons of.
silage.
We bave never found It necessary to
use nny water on the corn while filling.
After the pits are full we let tbem settle about two days nnd then cover
witb any old trash on hand, such ns
chaff or cut straw. We have found
the best covering to be grass. We
usually have tbe seeoud crop of grass
about the time the pits are filled and
cover them wltb this ahout oue foot
deep, being careful to tramp well
around the edges aud corners. If chuff
or cut straw Is used, It Is best to use
enough water to thoroughly dampen It.
The water, with the steam from the
silage, will help to form a coat of mold
over the top In a few days, which
keeps out tbe air.
Clover nnd Coirpaa Ensilage.
Corn Is the king of the silo. It
makes good feed under many nud varied conditions, but not so with clover,
soy beans or cowpens, says D. Stratton
of Ohio In New England Homestead.
Their hollow stems curry a stock of air
with them that Is disastrous unless
thoroughly weighted nnd packed. This
may be done by mixing them with corn
lu filling silo, not having them tear the
top. I worked lu several loads of sec*
ond crop clover In this way. It made
very good feed, better than either
would hnve been without the other.
Bheep were willing to leave grain or almost anything to get nt It, while cows
and bones were very fond of It.
If I  Knew.
If I knew tlie boi where tlie ■mllea wars kept,
No matter turn large tho key
Or ttroiiR the boll, I would try ao hard
'Twouhl open, I know, for me.
TIh-ii over tlie lanil anil the tea, broadcast.
I'd si-niter the iniilea to play,
Tlmt the chiltlren'a tJcta infj-ht hold tbem fast
For many and many a day.
If I knew the box that waa large enough
To hold all the frowna I meet,
1 would like to gather Hem, every one,
from the nursery, achool and etreet;
Ttirn.l, tnlding and holding, I'd pack them In,
And, liuiiiiij: lhe iiiotiam key,
I'd hito a gluiil to drop the boi
To lhe ill [.Ilia of tlie deep, deep tea.
—Maud Wwiuu In American Jewess.
KEEP A-QOIN'I
If you strike a thorn or rose.
Keep a-goln'!
If It hnlla or if It snows.
Keep a-ffoln'l !
'Tnlut uo use to sit and whine
When the fish ain't on your line;
Bull you hook nnd keep op tryln't
Keep u-golu'!
When the weather kills your crop,
Keep a-goln':
When you tuiiible frtim the top,
Keep n-goln'!
'B'nosu you're out o' every dime
lii-tthr broke nin't hiij- crime;
Tell the world you're teelln' primal
Keep a-goln'!
When It  looks like till la up,
I train the sweetness from tho cup,
Keep  n-goia'!
l-'"e the wild Ijlrds on the wing!
hear the hells thnt sweetly rlngl
Keep n-goln'!
When you feel like sliigln'-atngt
Keep n-golu'l
REARING PONDS FOR BASS.
A Convenience for llestoeklng the Ontario
l.nkt<s N--xt Yunr.
In view of the success of tho work
of restocking the inland waters of
Ontario with parent bass during the
past scusou, the work will probably
he carried on on a much larger sculo
next year. Hon. Mr. Lntchford will,
it is understood, nsk the Legislature
for an increased appropriation for
thnt purpose at the coming session,
lie has also under consideration the
establishment uf rearing ponds in
the Province, from which a supply
of lish could readily be obtained at
any season of the year. One of the
difficulties now is in catching the
buss for transplanting in tho cool
weather of tho fall, which is moro
suitable for transportation, ns they
then take   to    deeper   water. The
rearing ponds, it is believed, would
overcomo this trouble.
The result of the season's work
has convinced tbo officials ol the department that they arc working in
tho right direction, as the people
more directly concerned have uiuni-
fcstod a livelier Interest in the welfare of tho inland fisheries. The
Muskoka district, to which the majority of the bass wore taken, was
visited by more American tourists
than ever before, and the traffic will
doubtless increase, A wealthy New
Yorker, who is erecting a $10,000
cottage on tho Hideau, is reported in
The (iloho to have ventured tho prophecy Hint in ten years hence 10,-
000 Americans would be seeking rest
and recreation aiming the picturesque islands and along the shores of
thoso beautiful waters.
5ome Absent-Minded Men
The St. John Telegraph's "Chatterer" frequently tells some good
stories. He has one of a. newspaper
writer in that city who wont home
in the afternoon to put on his foot-
bull clothes, but, having undressed,
got into bed and was snugly tucked
away when he remembered about the
match. He tells unothor of an ex-
M.P. for St. John, who, having
changed his residence and rented his
former home to a tenant, forgot all
about it, walked to the house, entered by means of tho old familiar
latch-key, and it fortunately being
early in the evening,hung up bis hat
anil walked into the room here the
tenant's family was seated. Then,
of course, he remembered, apologized, and retreated.
A Toronto man who Uvea on Dim-
tins street left his homo one night
last winter to go to Pai'.dale. He
got on a Dundas car, got a transfer
to go west on Queen, but a returning
Dundas cur came along and he
boarded it, returned home, and sat
down comfortably to read. It was
only when his wife asked him why
he had returned that he "woko up."
He had not tho moral courage to
confess the absent-mindedness and
let it be supposed that he had
changed his mind. There are many
more cases of this kind than ever
get into print.
A Pleased American traitor.
Some one sent a bottlo of Canadian rye whiskey to a Western editor and ho went into ecstasies over
it thus: "Blunk's Canada Whiskey
is tho most wonderful whiskey that
ever drove the skeleton from tho
feast, or painted landscapes in tho
brain of man. It is tbe mingled
souls of rye und corn. In it you
will find the sunshine und shadow
that chased each other over tho billowy fields, tbo breath of Juno, tho
carol of tho lark, the dew of night,
the wealth of summer nnd autumn's
rich content all golden with imprisoned light. Drink it, and you will
hear the voices of men and maidens
singing the 'Harvest Home,' mingled with the laughter of children.
Prink it, and you will feel within
your blood the startled dawns, the
dreamy, tawny dusks oi perfect
days. I-'or many years tbis liquid
Joy has been within staves of onk,
longing to toucli the lips of man."
Inverted Kings.
It is not universally known that
to fly tbe ensign inverted is a signal
of distress, und persons ignorant of
this huve occasionally caused unnecessary alarm. It is only a few
yours ago that ono ot Toronto's best
known citizens, prominently identified with murine interests, alarmed
bis friends ly flying an inverted ensign at tlie masthead at bis palatial
homo in the northwestern part of the
city. Upon enquiry as to tho cause
of his distress his friends were astounded to learn that his wife had
Hint morning given birth to a eon.
and iu honor uf the event he had ordered the butler to hoist Hie ensign,
with the alarming result. The mistake was Quickly remedied, but the
memory ol it sliil provokes a smile.
r'reni-li-l'miadlnn Coliaila,
The French-Canadian Diminution of
aai**ajajajriaMaj*«ea^a»ia^ajaMa^iBHIBIM*a»i
tho Maritime Provinces, which waa
103,452 ten .years ago, by the new
census showing runs close upon 150,-
000. It is clnimcd that had It not
been for the French Canadians tho
decrease in the population of the
eastern portion of Canada would
have been much greater than it is,
and there would have been a loss
of two more members in the Federal
Parliament..
THAT MONTREAL WHALE.
A Humorous rreneiitnlion of   His Wlmlo-
slil|i's   aie.morn.ble   Trip Up  tile St.
Lawrence—Is It a Fish Story t
The whale which strayed up to
Montreal and stranded itself has
caused one of the small sensations of
the past week. Tho Montreal papers have not treated his whale-
ship's memorable trip up the St.
Lawrence with the respect and attention due such a distinguished visitor. In fact tho event has been
treated with such levity and indifference in Montreal that people in this
city, says the Toronto World, aro
wondering whether there was a
whale there or not. Tho impression
got abroad thut someone going homo
from one of the clubs had "got em,"
and that his vision was distorted by
the rushing waters of tho St. Lawrence, so that instead of serpents
and crawling things he sa*" a whalo.
Another improbability, in tlio view
of land lubbers, wus that tho whale
should strand itself nn a sandbar or
rock. It has always been understood that a well brought up whale
could seo where it wns going, and
tho stories we have read about
whales "swatting" boats and capsizing would-bo whale captors into
the sea, confirmed that impression.
Then again, the reports that a number of citizens had shot into Uro
forty-foot monster several scores of
bullets without appreciable damage
to its anatomy, was another puzzler, and wo wondered why a crew
of river men was not organized and
equipped with harpoons nnd other
whale-killing devices in order that
the Valuable bones and oil contained
in the carcass might bo secured in
the interests of commercel llut the
newspapers kept working off insinuating jokes about the whalo until the
truth of the story was completely
discounted. Ou Saturday, however,
news came to hand to the effect that
the whalo had got oat of dry dock,
so to speak, and taken a trial spin
or two, and that a chap who went
with au old gun to pour some more
lead into it had been tricked by his
weupon and received a wound more
or less serious.
A heated discussion wns brought
on in Toronto when ono of a group
of men characterized the wholo thing
as a flshstory. He was nt once met
witli tho assertion thnt a whalo was
not a fish, and forthwith ensued an
argument as noisy as ono would hear
in a political caucus. Webster's
Unabridged was sought, and tho
first "whale" found thero was tho
verb, meaning "to lash with stripes;
to whale, to thrash, to drub." This
was not satisfactory, but tho next
"whale," defined ns a noun, was better, and tho man who called the
Mammal a fish went awny and hid
himself. Noah Webster snid a whale
was: "Any aquatic Mammal of the
order cc-tacea, especially any one ot
tho large species, some of which become nenrly one hundred feet long."
Webster's verdict was accepted, but
tho explanatory note immediately
following led to further speculation-
There are two groups ot whales,
namely the Odontecete whale, which
has teeth,ns the cachalot or spurm
whale; and the Mvsticetc whale,
which is without teeth, but baa
plates of baleen or whalebone, banging from the upper jaw. The most
important species ot whalebone
whale nre the bowhoud, nr tlreen-
Antnrctic whale, the grey whale, tho
humpback, the finback and the rorqual. What we wnnt to know Is
whether the Montreal whale is a
sperm whale or a bone whale, and
whether, if a bone whale, it is a rorqual, a finback or a humpback. When
this Information is given the people
may bo induced to believo tbere is
or has been a whale in the harbor.
phically separated schools met, and,
aa sometimes happens among tha
best regulated schools and families,
a bit of a scrimmage—nothing very
serious, however — occurred whereupon a passerby heard one small
boy shouting to another lustily :
"Come quickl Come quick! The
St. Peter's kids are thrashing the
Holy Angels!" —London Advertiser.
A Case In Point.
At Upper Canada College, Toronto, recently, one of tho teachers, In
talking to a class, asked the boys to
give examples of proper nouns that
could have no plural. A small boy
raised his hand promptly, and was
asked to make answer. "Hell, sir,"
said tho boy, mentioning a place
thut certainly is singular enough. -
HOUSEHOLD HINTS.
Mix stove blacking wltb a little ammonia to prevent It burning off.
A teakettle should never be allowed
to stand on tbe side of the Are with a
email quanttrty of water In It
A rose potpourri Is made by packing
fresh rose petnls In salt, n layer of tbe
petals, then a layer of salt, and keeping them covered for six mouths.
A convenient substitute for a cork*
screw when the latter la not at band
may be found In the use of a common
screw with au attached string to pull
tbe cork.
For Ink stains on furniture add six
drops of niter to a teaspoonful of water
and apply It to the stain with a feather. If tbe stain does not yield to tbe
lirst application, make it stronger and
repeal tbe process.
Stains on silverware require prompt
attention, otherwise It will take a long
time to remove them. Sulphuric acid
will remove the slain left by medicine.
Dip the spoon In the acid, repeating
the process until the stain has disappeared; then wash In very hot water.
Appointed Judge for Loyalty.
In November, 1786, Hon. William
Smith wns appointed Chief Justice
of Canada, a position which he retained until his death on November
8, 1703. Tbo office was in the nature of a reward for his unswerving
loyalty to Great Britain during the
American war of tho revolution. Born
in New York, lie was the author,
wheu the controversy aroused by tho
action of Parliament in pnssing tho
stamp act broke out, of a proposal
partaking somewhat of the nature of
a confederation nf the colonies, in
order to meet the problem of the
taxing of the North American dependencies — a council consisting of
representatives appointed by the sov-
eral State Assemblies, to whom,
meeting at New York, all royal re-
uuisitions for assistance should ba
made. This body was to decide upon
tho quotas to be supplied by tha
various States. Possibly the riders
attached, that tho King's approval
should bo necessary in tlio cuse of
the appointment of each member, and
that the tenure of office should ba
during llt'o nnd good conduct, accounted for the scant courtesy which
the proposition received at the hands
of the colonists.
DUntlng; Tea.
Few housekeepers remember, as they
should, that when It Is necessary to
dilute strong tea It should be done with
water at the boiling point. The poor
flavor of ten, made strong at first cad
then reduced, such as Is too often served at receptions and "nt homes," la
usually caused by tho nddltlon of hot,
not boiling, wnter to tho first Infusion.
A lesson In this matter may be had
from the Russians, wbo serve the most
delicious tea In tbo world, and who prepare It first very strong, making It almost an essence of tea. This Is diluted
to the strength wished, with water
kept boiling In tho samovar. This
water Is not allowed to boil and rebolj,
but Is renewed as needed. Freshly
boiled water Is Insisted upon by all
connoisseurs In teumaklng.
Celllnas and   Ventllatloo.
Itooms with low ceilings or wltb ceilings even with tbe window tops are
susceptible of more perfect ventilation
than tbose with blgb ceilings. In such
rooms tbo leakage at the windows,
which is constantly going on, keeps tbe
air In motion throughout tbe room,
whereas If the celling Is higher only th*
lower part of the air la moved, and an
Inverted lake of foul and hot air la left
floating In the space above tbe window
tops. This lake, under tbe law of diffusion of gases, keeps actively at work,
fouling tbe fresh currents circulating
bcueutb It
Longevity at Irish Peasants.
It is curious to notice the great number of centenarians whose deaths are
recorded In tbe official returns of Irish
rural districts. As an Instance of the
longevity of the Irish peasant It may
be pointed out that the death of persons upward of sixty years of age registered In Connaught last year amounted to over SO per cent of the entire
dentbs of tbe province.
lie Knew Wall Street.
Upson Downed—There's a man over
tbere who owed all bis wealth to hla
deep knowledge of tbe ways of Wall
street
Wlnnn Luce—Went In and won bla
pile, eh?
Upson Downed—No; stayed out and
kept what be bad.
Pineapples come Into bearing In Hawaii when the plants nre four months
old and bear In abundance for years.
Lettuce can be [limited nt any time,
and It develops quickly. The same It
true of celery.
The fellow who never has anything
of Importance to say always manages
to sny It.—Philadelphia Record.
It Sounded  Serious,
Bishop McEvay, tho esteemed head
of the Roman Catholic Diocese owning London, Out., ns cathedral city,
is not only a very able man, but
gifted with u lino sense of humor ;
so wc ruther fancy he will enjoy this
truo story: Ono of the Sopurutc
schools in London Is St. Peter's
Another school In Loudon enst Is
known as tho Holy Angels. The oth-
or day boys from these two geogra-
Blant Judge  Morris.
On one occasion, In trying an abduction case, Lord Morris, once chief Justice of Ireland, addressed tbe jury as
follows: "I am compelled to direct you
to find a verdict of guilty In this case,
but you will easily see tbat I think It
Is a trifling thing, which I regard as
quite unlit to occupy my time. It Is
more valuable than yours. At any rate,
It Is much better paid for. Find, therefore, the prisoner guilty of abduction,
which rests, mind ye, on four points—
tbo father was not averse, tbe mother
was not opposed, the girl was wIlUb„'
and the boy was convayulent"
Thu Jury found the prisoner guilty,
nud the judge sentenced blm to remain
In the dock till the rising of tbo court.
Hardly bnd he delivered sentence than,
turning to the sheriff. Lord Morris
said: "Let us go," and, looking at the
prisoner, be called across the court
'■Marry the girl at once, and Uod bless
you both."
WHEN THE NERVES ARE HUNGRY.
When a child is hungry it cries—give it food it is satisfied—it grows quiot or goed to sleep. When the
nerves arc hungry they pain, that iB their cry for blood—blood that Is rich and red—thnt brings them food—
thnt nourishes them nnd gives thrm strength, steadiness nnd rest—no pain is harder to bear. Pain kills sonio
people—it wears them out—it sups their strength until it leaves them a mental, physical and nervous wruck.
Nowhere In all its happy rango aro the splendid effects of Dr. A. W. Chase's Nerve Food better seen than in
these cases, giving as they do to tho blood all tbat makes it rich and pure. Strong in its power to feed
these crying, painful nerves back inlo their natural stato again—strong,  steady, quiet and free from pain.
Miss E. L. Harrison, Laurier,  Man., writes :—
" I want to say that I have boon greatly benefitted by the uso of Dr. Chaso's Nerve Food. About a year
ago I was troubled with fainting, or, ns the doctor called It, "sinking spells." At first tihey occurred onco or
twice a month and then became moro frequent until I grow so weak that I could not walk up stairs alone.
I was at this timo troubled with a cough and was so very nervous thnt a knock on tho door or any sudden
noise meant agony to me. The doctors called this nervous prostration, and some of them said I was in a
decline. I have used five boxes of Dr. Chase's Nerve Food, am able to do my usual work and am almost
aa Btrong as I ever was.    I havo not  bad a fainting spell for six months, and consider myself cured.
Signature and portrait of Dr.   A. W. Chaso on each box.     Price 50 cents at dealers or Edmansoii Bates      tl
at Co., Toronto. • mtmaammglm
MARYSVILLE, D. C.
Tnrned  Ibe Tables.
A lecturer was once descanting on
the superiority of nature over art wben
an Irreverent listener in tbo audience
fired that old question at blm:
"How would you look, sir, without
your wig?"
"Young man," Instantly replied the
lecturer, pointing his finger at blm,
"you have furnished me an apt Illustration for my argument My baldness can be traced lo the artificial habits of our modern civilization, while
the wig I am wearing"—bere he raised
his voice till tbe windows shook—"Is
made of natural bah!"
The audience testified Its appreciation of tbe point by loud applause, and
the speaker was not Interrupted again.
The New Neighbor.
Mrs. Smith—Now, If I can he of nny
assistance to you, Sirs. Jones, don't hesitate lo call oo me.
Mrs. Jones—Well, seeing that you havo
keen ao kind ns to offer, those windows
need washing pretty had and there's
some curtains to wash nail perhaps your
boys could clean up lliis yard and heat
conic carpets fur me, and I think I'd like
to borrow soiuc Hour and sugar nud a
carvlu-f knife nnd u little hiutcr.
Don't worry,  there will always he
trouble enough to go round
In his Vegetable PUla, Dr. Parades kss (tvsn
to the world the (nuts of long scientific research in the whole ronlm of medical scioaco,
combined witb now aud valuable discoveries
never before known to mnn, For delicuto and
debilitated constitutions, Pnrmoleo'a Pills act
like a charm. Tnkcn in small doses, tho offoct
Ih both a tonlo and a stimulant, mildly exciting
the secretions of the body, giving tone and
vigor,
It is not tho generous man that
gives you his word and then breaks
his promise.
Hiaard's Liniment Cures Distemper.
A misfit tloes not always mean a fit
te misfit does hot always mean a fit
that a young lady had.
Yo\ir Fcith
" will be as strong as ours if you try
Shiloh's
Consumption
Cure
and ours is so strong we guarantee a cure or refund money,
and we send yon free trial bottle
if you write for it. SHILOH'S
costs ss cents, and will cure Co- -
sumption, Pnenmonia.Bronchitis
and all Lung Troubles. Will
cure a Cough or Cold in a day,
and thus prevent serious results.
It has been doing these things
for 50 years.
S. C. Wem,s & Co., Toronto, Can.
Karl's Clover Root Tes cnres IndIgcsllon
It Is us us. fill to know whut not
to sny us it is to know what to say.
I was cured uf a bad case id Urip
by MINARD'S LINIMENT.
Sydney, 0. II. C. I. l.AIJUK.
1   was    cured   of    loss    of    voice
by MINARD'S LINIMENT.
CHARLES PLUMMER.
Yarmouth.
I was cured nf Sciatica Rheumatism
by MINARD'S LINIMENT.
Burin. NHd.       LEWIS S. BUTLER.
It seems natural for a man lo lake
something to whet his appetite when
ke is try.
Every man believes that ho is   an
exception to some rule or other.
(JaialiPBclJaaiy.
Eastern
Excursions
VIA THE
CANADIAN PACIFIC RAILWAY
LOWEST ?g^ RATES
TO ALL.
ONTARIO POINTS
AND
MARITIME   PROVINCES
-ig? 3 Months
STOP-OVER PRIVILEGES east oi
FOET WILLIAM.
DAILY TOURIST and First
Class SLEEPERS
Those Tickets aro First Class and
FIRST, CLASS SLEEPERS
May Tbe enjoyed at a reasonable
charge.
*
For full information apply to C. P.
ll. Agent, or to
0. e. Mcpherson,
Ceneral Passenger Agent.
CANADIAN
NORTHERN
December
Excursions
TO EASTERN CANADA
WINNIPEG
London, Hamilton,
Toronto,  Niagara
Falls, Ont., Kingston, Ottawa,   : :
Montreal ::::::
AND RETURN
Corresponding rates from other
points in Manitoba.
Proportionately low rates to points
Fast of Montreal, in Provinces of
Quebec, New Brunswick and Nova
Scotia.
TICKETS ON   SALE
Commencing    Doc. 2, 1901, to   and
including Dec. 81, 11)01.
All tlckots good (or
THREE MONTHS
-**\     CHOICE OP ROUTES
STOP OVERS BAST OF
DETROIT
\
Lowest Ocean Steamship   Hates.
For further information apply le
any agent Canadian Northern Kail-
way.
Winnipeg City Tickot, Telegraph
and Freight Office, 431 Main St. Tel.
BUI.
-» Geo. H. Shaw,
«* **& Traffic Manager.
HY COJIHD
AT PARIS.
A    CANADIAN     PRODUCT   WHICH
WINS MUCH FAME AT THE
GREAT EXPOSITION
OF 1900.
Though Not Entered Aa An Exhibit
Dodd's Kidney Pills Contlnut-d
Their Victories Among thu Visitors to the Cay Capital—Tteturned
Canadiun Commlssione" Toils a
Personal Experience;
Toronto, Dec. 11.—(Special)—Mr J.
c. Jardinu, one of Canada's Commissioners to tlie Paris Exposition, has
returned to his home at 305 Crawford street, this city and is full of
interesting stories of his experience
during his stu.v  in France.
He was impressed with Uie super-
ority uf things Canadian when seen
ulumlside the products of the world.
Everything from Canada wafl "genuinely good," and while in some cases
other exhibits might he more
"showy," none were more worthy.
Mr. Jar-dine return.'., if possible, a
more enthusiastic Canadian, and this
Is In part at least due to tlie fact
that while Ih Paris he was very much
benefited by the use of that great
Canadian tonic, Dodd's Kidney Pills.
His work was very trying and made
great demands on his health and
strength,  but he says :
" During my stay in Paris 1 found
Dodd's Kidney Pills invaluable, relieving Backache instantly and toning up my system generally."
Even in medical lines Canadians
abroad have no reason to be ashamed of their country, for no remedy .In
the world has ever been so quftekly
recognixed and given a foremost
place among known curative* as
Dodd's Kidney Pills wherever introduced.
Tho experience of Mr. Jardina with
Dodd's Kidney Pills in Paris, the
home of some of the greatest medical scientists is significant.
lie was not ulone in his enjoyment
•i the benefitb of this great tonic,
for many of his acquaintances were
using the same medicine, among
them the secretary to the Canadian
Commissioner, Mr. Aug. Dupuis, who
is an enthusiastic believer in Dodd's
Kidney Pills.
excursions to Eastern Canada
Tickets will be on sale at annual
excursion rate of 140.00 commencing
Dec. 2nd. When purchasing ask for
ticket via—
Tl-E NORTH-WESTERN LINE
i rom  Minneapolis  and   St. Paul to
Chicago.
Four Trains Dally to Chicago
Badger State Express leaving St
Paul every morning, 8.30 (after ar
rival of Northern Pacific and Greet
Northern trains) and arriving Chicago 9.45 p. m., In ample time to
make through connections for tht
eaat.
For those desiring to stop over In
Minneapolis or St. Taul the evening
trains  are  available,  as  follows: —
Tho Fatt Mail, arriving Chicago, .
a. ni.
The North-Weatern Limited srrlv-
Inw Chicago 9.30 a. m.
The Atlantic Exprcaa arriving al
Chicago 12.25 noon.
Free reclining Chair Cars.
For any further lnformnfion as tc
rates, connections, etc., apply to your
home agent or address Chas. }. Gray,
P. O. Box 1316, Winnipeg, Man., or
A. M. Fenton, Dncotah Hotel, Grand
Forks, N. D„ Travelling Agents, lu-
til Dec. 24th.
T. W. TEASDALE.
General  Passenr-er A/jiit.
Excursions
TO
ONTARIO
"^-QUEBEC
Outside of the preachers, of course,
most of the people who have conscientious scruples ngainst games of
chance are the ones who havo bad
luck.
Street Car Accident—Mr. Thomas Snbln
nays : " My eleven year old boy had hi.-i foot
budly injured by being rnn over by a car on tbe
Street Railway. We at once comraoaced buth<
iag the foot with Dr. Thomas' Eclectric Oil-,
when the discoloration and swelling was removed, nnd in nine days he could use nis foot.
We always keep a bottlo ia the house ready for
any emorgoucy.
A man is never so bad that he
might not be worse, or so good that
he might not be better.
SOZOCONTTOOTH POWDER 25[
There nre   others    than   cornfields
who have ears and hear not.  ■
Even the selfish man will not   ask
for more thnn his shnre of trouble.
Beware of Ointments for Catarrh
That Contain Mercury,
is morenry will surely destroy the sense of smell
ind completely derange the whole system when
Altering it through the mucous surfaces. Such
irticlus should never bo usod except on prescrip-
i ions from reputablo physicians, as tho damage
hoy will do is tenfold to tho pood you can pos-
■blydorivefrom them. Hall's Catarrh Cure,
mitnttfaoturea by P. J. Cheney & Co ..Toledo, O.,
contains no mercury, nnd is taken internally,
letinff olreotly upon tho blood and mucous surfaces of tho system. In buying Hall's Catarrh
L'uro bo suro you got tho genuine. It is tnken
■ntu.-n.dly, nnd mfu.'i in Toledo, Ohio, by if'. J.
Ohonev & Co,   Testimonials free.
Sold by Drtiggfcr.s, price Wo per bottle.
Hall's family Fills uro thu tost
VIA
&
$40.00
TORONTO
MONTREAL
AND POINTS WEST THEREOF
Tickets on Sale Dec. a to 31
(lood 3 Months
For particulars call on ni'nrost nttenl
Canadian Northern or Urciit Northern
Urn., or address
DAVID  1IIIOWN,  Jr.,
Trnvellluic I'uaaeiiKer Agent,
P. O.  Hoi  Vim], Wluulpeu,  Man.
CANADIAN
HOLIDAYS
EXCURSIONS
Tbe rate thia -rear for the trip
to the old home In l-astcrn
Canada and return frill be
$40.22
The best route, for many reason!, la via Minneapolis. St.
Paul and Chicago. When you
go, ask the ticket agent to send
you that way, and be sure thut
your ticket reads via tbo
BURLINGTON
No extra charge for seats In
Itecllnlng Chair Cars. Ask yoi.r
homo ticket agent for particulars, or write to A. L, i.HMv
MILLKR, T.P.A., care Cluron-
don hotel, Wtuiilpcg, Man., or
Hotel Dacotah, (iruud Forks. N.
D.
Geo. P. Lyman, A. G. P. A* St Paul, Mian.
At nil seasons of the year five
o'clcok in the morning is the coldest
hour of the 124.
If a girl really loves you she will
Bit out the evening in the back parlor with you rather than put you to
tho expense of taking her to the theater.
MOTHERHOOD.
The nlffM throbs on, but let me pray, dear
Lord I
Crush  off  hla name a  moment  from  my
mouth.
To Thee my eyes would turn, but they go
back,
Back to my arm beside me where he lay-
So little,, Lord, ao little and so worm!
I'cannot think that Thou  nadst need of
him I
Ht Is so little, Lord, he cannot sing;
He cannot praise   Thee;  all  his life had
learned
Was to hold fast my kisses lu the night.
IA TEIMLR'S STORY.
Sl'l 1EUK1> C'BE »TI V UtO.I   'Sill
AND  UIll.M.y   , BuUUIJS**.
Spent Some time in a Hospital and
Almost Impuvtf nhtd Himself Buying Medicines Without Benefit-
Again Dr. Williams* rink Pills
Cure After Other Medicines Fail.
Give him to me—he Is not hnppy there!
He had not felt his life; bis lovely eyea
Just knew me for his mother, aud he died,
From  the Recorder, Halifax,  N'.S.
Mr.    William       Cochrane,    a    well
known teamster, who lives near the
Hast Thou an anpel there to mother hlm7 '. Halifax Polo Grounds, is one of
I Bay he loves mc best-lf he forgeta, [those who    willingly   bear  testimony
If Thou allow It that my ebild forgets,        to the    curative    powers ul Dr.  tt il-
Andruna not out to meet me when I come-| Hums'  I'ink Fills.    A reporter of  the
Acadian Recorder who hud heard of
What are my curses to Thee?   Thou hast
heard
The curse of Abel's mother, nnd since then   1ucnl <*u**e.  culled ut his home, when
Mr.  Coehrunc's sufferings aud subso-
We hnve  not  ceased  to threaten at Thy
throne,
he gave an account of his experience
substantially   as   follows :—"He   had
To threat nnd piny Thee lhat Thoa hold   for many years  been a constant suf-
them still Iferer from    usthmu, accompanied  by
In  memory of ».. I ,gsramwl     furm      J.     kidJy
See Thou tend him well, I^OttWe. 'ihe latter trouble caused
Thou God of nil the mothers! if he lack BOVere pains In the back and loins,
One of hla klssea—nh, my "heart, my heart,- and at times his sufferings were very
Do angels kiss lu heaven?   Give him back!   acute.    Ho said   he  had   almost     Im
poverished himself in buying medicines of all kinds, but to no purpose;
the trouble continued and Beamed to
grow worse as Ike. years passed.
Mrs. Cochrane said that she hud frequently seen her husband choke up
nnd fall to the floor ns though dead,
,,    ,,  , , and he would    have    to be worked
*h?.°*!y_.oW.*?. •*»••   •■•with and rolled     around  before    he-
would revive.   A lew years ago   he
Forgive me,    Lord,    but I am sick with
grief,
And tired of teara and cold to comforting, '
Thou nrt wise,  I know, and tender,, aye,
and good. (
Thou hast my child and he la aafe In Thee,
And I believe—
Orphaned among the nngela!   All alone,
Fo little and nlonel   He knows not Thee
Ho only knows his mother-give him bneki  "I"''*11 tBn days  in the Victoria lien-
—Josephine Dodgo Daskam.
PROF. GOLOWIN SMITH.
floor to tho ceiling and filled
works of tho most solid  kind,
tory, philosophy nnd theology
most fully represented.    There
billiard    table iu the library,
Thero never was, end never will be. a
universal panacea, in one tumid*?, lor all ills
to which flesh is heir—tho very nature of
many curatives being auch that were the
germs of other aud differently seated dis*
cases rooted in the system of the patient—
what would relieve one ill in turn would ag-
~r,ivato the other. We have, however, Tn
Quinine Wine, when obtainable in a sound,
unadulterated state, a remedy for many and
grievous ills. By its gradual and judicious
use the frailest systems are led Into convalescence and strength by the Influence which
Quinine exerts on nature's own restoratives.
It relieves the drooping spirits of those with
whom a chronio state of morbid despond*
enoy nnd luck of Interest in life Is a disease,
and, by tranquihzing the nerves, disposes to
Bound and refreshing sleep—imparls vigor
to tho notion of the blood, which, being
stimulated, eour.-cs throughout the veins,
strengthening tho healthy animal functions
of tho system, thereby making activity a
necessary result, strengthening tho frame,
and giving life to the digestive organs, which
naturally demand increased substance—result. Improved appetite. Northrop & Lyman,
of Toronto have given !o tho public their
superior Quinine Wine at the usual rale, and,
gauged by the opinion of scientists, this
wine approaches nearest perfection of any in
the market.   All (liugu'sts sell It,
Tlio pessimist groans lhat he has
not a friend left In the world, uifl
Ihe optimist tries to comfort him
With the SUggoellon that he ought to
that none of his friends got left.
ral    hospital.     The   doctors    then
thought that the pains lu  lhe  back
were   duo   to over-exertion   in    his
business as a teamster, but gave I, un
The Sag*  of the  Grant*  In   nia Library   no material help.      After leaving  the
nt Home. hospital, he used bottles and bottles
A representative of The New York o( medicine, but failed to find a cure.
Times recently visited Toronto and A neighbor of his, Mr, Lowe, whoso
culled on Prof. Goldwin Smith, and wifo had been made a well woman
writes as follows: "Professor nttor years of sickness, by the use of
Smith's library presents closely- Ur. Williams' Pink Pills, advised him
packed shelves extending from tho to try them. He used a couple of
with boxes without apparent result, and
His- felt somewhat discouraged, but Mr.
are Lowe advised him to continue the
is a use of the pills, und before the third
. . upon box was finished, ho began to im-
which "Prof. Smith says ho lias many prove. ' Dr. Williams' I'ink Fills
a good game. From this handsome have been a godsend to me,' euUl
and congenial room the former re- Mr. Cochrune ; they are tho only
gius professor of modern history at medicine I have taken which sccincd
Oxford and tho present emeritus pro- to do mo any good. 1 had one pre-
fossor of history at Cornell still scriplion from a doctor which cost
continues unconsingly to send out mo St.75 a bottle, which like many
tho ripe results of his study through other medicines 1 took, was just so
the newspapers, tho magazines, or at much money wasted. I havo used
intervals in tho form of books. olgllt or ten boxes  of Ur.  Williams*
Havo you any work of special im- puik Pills, and can say that before
portanco in courso of preparation at i begun their use life was un intol-
the    present time? ' the interviewer etaMa burden.     r have ,.e„so„ ,0 1)C
,,?, .,, thankful that I followed tho friendly
-\o-nothing of an extended char- ,„■„,„, thal urg(,d m(J t0 us0 lhiB
•ctcr,    was tho answer. "I occasion- medicine " '
ally writo an article for the reviews Most ,\iseaaca have theil. origln in
upon some subject that appeals to poor blood or woak ncrveH lin(1 lt ia
me. and contribute regularly to Th. beeaui6 rj,*. Williams' Pink Fills
Farmers Sun. I am making a re- mako rlch red blood alld Btrongthon
vision of my Political histories of lhe ncrves tnat t| have mut bwRh
England1 and of the United States. Buch racceM ,„ curing kidney trouble,
which    I     hopa to comnleto if     mv    ». ,■ ,    ,       ,-v:      *. *.
health pcrmitsV but beyond that     I r,hl!UmaUBm'    V*™**1*'    bt-  1V'1"9
havo nothing on hand, nnd no special plans for future work."
Goldwin   Smith    is in remarkably
anaemia, nervous prostration
and kindred troubles. See that the
full name,  "Ur.  Williams' I'ink Fills
close touch with the life and     que^- ,or Pa,11' ***«&'" "J,T lj*° 7?°}!*""'.
■J,j,„.  around  oach  box.   if  In  doubt,   send
direct to tho  Ur.   Williams   Medicine
lions of the hour.    When asked what
lie thought of tho tremendous     out- „       ,,     ,   .,,      ,, ,    ,
pouring of books from tho     modern to;; ^rockTE0*   °,nt' "nd,ti',<!  ,""ls
press    he said he regarded it as     a
will be mailed post paid at 00 cents
good sign.   Though much of tho mat- a box' or six hoxva ior *2*00*
I Some people claim that it is their
object to elevate the stage, when us
a matter af fact they only went on
the stage to give themselves a lift.
Miliard's Liniment Cores BiDbtiieria.
tor is trashy, yet tho "greater tho
number of readers the wider the circle of general intelligence."
Paanat Growing In Canada.
Mr. Daugharty. whose experience in
growing peanuts was given in these „£««;, *& ttSSntJm%& £!5
columns last year,    has ggain    been nf the principal causes of eulforinir in children,
very successful in growing a consid- and should bo expolled from the system.
erable guantity of them.    Tho    nuts' —^———
grow underground like potatoes, nnd | when a man is cocksure, lhat his
ono plant when pulled hnd thirty fill- baggage is checked through to
ly developed pods, many of them Heaven it is no use to argue with
much larger than the imported ones. him.
Tho sweet potatoes grow in this sec.
tion, although not as large as it
former years, owing to the drought
are of fair size anil excellent flavor
Peanuts and sweet potatoes will, Somo of the people who would
liko tobacco, be stuple products of rather light than eat are not nt nil
Essex County. Mr. Daugharty hns, fond of fighting, but they are ilyspep*-
after several years experience, decid-. tic.
ed that six hills of peanuts can     be  *	
grown on tho ground required for ono Cholera and nil anmmer complaints nro sc
hill ot rem nnd tl,er» Ii no r»™ aulck in their action thnt the cold hand o!
Mil or corn, ana tneio is no moro JM'SuWoii the victims boforo they ore aware
work in taking care of a hill of pea- that danger is near. If attacked, do not delay
nuts thnn one of potatoes, thut the in Mttlng the proper medicine. Try a dose of
,   .   ,        .     . ,    . ,  Dr. J. D. Kelloin* a Dysentory Cordial, and you
total cost of producing on acre of „f*i%ummedl5te relief. It seta witb wonder-
nuts, including rent, etc.,  will    not  nil rapidity, aad never foils to effect a cure.
exceed $50, and that 100 bushels to 	
the acre would not bo a large crop. | Some people who clnim never to
The cost, wholesale, is ?1.30 per have had a rival in love have never
bushel, to which must bo added been In love with anyone but 1 hem-
freight and duty, hut a clear    profit selves.
of $80 can be made on each acre ut j  '
the price mentioned.    If tho Customs     A good meinory is useful in lhat it
tariff was slightly Increased, all    the ,Jrril,(ts of you remembering whnt to
peanuts required in Canada, could ho forget.
successfully grown In Essex  County, |   Hollowny's Corn Curo is a spocillc for the
and the crop would pay better    than  romoyalof corns and warts,  Wo have novor
many others.    The plants themselves,
after     being pulled and cured.     nio
greedily eaten by cattle, and nre just
as good    ns    clover hoy for    milch
cows.—Leamington Post.
heard of its failing to reuiovo eveu tho wor a
kind.
Careless Gunner.
A physician mentions the ease of
a man who could be made lo dream
about nny subject by whispering
about i(   in his ear while he   slept ;
"There, my denr," said tbe returned and " '■ a fnm.llnr fact, that pi
hunter, "there's one bird for you. fitly, ison8 who tulk ln ,h,',r B,00P wll!''
way. Bugged him Just as I wns nbout quontly nnswer n,""sUoni' if spoki
lo give up iu disgust." t0 softly
"Oh, George," site replied, "It's a carrier pigeon, isn't it'!"
"Not mueh!   It's n quail."
"But it has a caul tied to Its leg with
some message on It.    Let's see.    It hii.vs,
Moliu Junes, Poultry ntnl (Innio, Central
Market.' "— Philadelphia Proas.
Nothing cools off a married  man's
love so quickly ns cold breakfasts.
Bvon the detectives do not dog
man's footsteps uaiil Ihey get
poiater,
Minanl's Liniment Cnres Colds, Etc.
la lhe Old Haya.
County of Ifaldlmnnd.—We regret
to learn that Mr. Mcrritt, eldest son
of tho late commissioner of Public
Works, is now canvassing Haldi.
mand ln opposition to Mr. (William
Lyon) McKenr.ic. We have been
much opposed to Mr. McKonzic —
we differ from him still in nmny
tilings—but it would bo tho height
of injustice not to admit that he
stuck firm to the cause of civil and
religious liberty during last session,
when othors failed from whom bettor things wero to be expected. It
is most desirable that he should be
ro-olcctod, and we sincerely hope no
Reformer will offer him opposition —
From Tho Toronto 0 lobe of Nov, 4,
1851.
Rapid Growth.
A flve-yoar-old boy In writing to
his absent father said: "You Just
ought to seo my puppy, papal He
is getting bigger every day and
sometimes twice a day."
Sozodont
Tooth Powder 25'
Good for Bad Teeth
Not Bad for Good Teeth
Soiodont Liquid 25c.   Vargf Liquid-and PowdarTJa*
At all stores or by mail.    Sampl« of the Liquid for the postage,3c.
BALL €L% RVCKIL. NtwYork.
: MUSIC FOR THE HOLIDAYS !
. V
,   Onr Mr. Hatcher Is now In &«» earn; seloetin-? a Rtockof pianos Lnd organs for hoH- V
days.   Among lii-i sslectkm wilt boa urg-a number of tho latest  otjrles  of  tho   fl JL* Y
LLAMS' PIANOS tamed for thoir pure, full uud l-isting tone.   Our now Stock will be- V
*   gin to arrive about .Dec. 1st and It will be well for those interested to call euriy.   Out- «J*
■   of-town customers will receive our best attention and all enquiries will be prompuf •;•
answered.   \\ e send catalogue and price list oa request.   We handle several dlffer-ax» ♦*•
makes of orjrans and will bu pleased to quote prices delivered anywhere.    Wuhavea .?,
number of (food seooud hand organs anjfpianod, In good repair, seme as -food as D6W1 t
at very low prices,   tour credit is good with tu, no matter where too live :   :   *   :   : V
FORRESTER  & HATCHER I
V. M. C. A. lilk, Portage Ave., Winnipeg,
Eldredgo "B" Sowing Machines.
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REVOLVER WOUNDS.
Mure U.us.rona, For Many llc.i.Ba,
Than  Tho.c  of  the  Kill.'.
Wounds In civil life differ from tbose
iu military life iu tbe greater after danger of septic involvement. Revolver
cartridges arc more liable than are
rifle cartridges to bave been bandied
frequently, to bave beeu carried In
dirty pockets and to bave come lu contact wltb various forms of Infectious
materials tbat may prove of serious
consequence wbeu burled ln tlie tissues. Moreover, revolve.* cartridges
are covered with a coating of grease,
and this encourages nu accumulation
of manifold microblc material, some of
which may prove to be of vlruleutly
Infectious nature.
Hitle bullets are practically always
sterilized by the Intense beat developed
by the powder at the moment of their
discharge. Their rapid progress through
the air while in n heated condition still
further serves to cleanse tbem of any
extraneous material that may chonee
to have accumulated oh their surfaces.
This cleansing process Is very effectually begun by the rilling of the rifle
barrel through which the bullet forces
Its way.
AH these favorable factors arc lacking In tho cuse of the revolver bullet,
and so It Is possible that ln any given
case such a bullet may carry Infectious
material with It Into the tissues. If
this were In small amount, nature
might effectually wall lt oil and no serious consequences result On the other band, such Infectious material might
lie seemingly dormant for days, but
really slowly gathering strength by
multiplication, and when Its toxins
were elaborated In sufficient amount
they might paralyze protective chemo*
taxls and produce p septic condition,
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just write us about it.
Our C.talogue contain,
photograph, of many
hundreds of our choicest
piece., and will be sent
you free.
We guarantee safe delivery
—prepay charges and cheerfully refund money if you so
desire.
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TORONTO.
The man wbo procrastinates straggles wltb ruin.
An apt quotation Is as good as an
original remark.—Johnson.
1'rogress Is the activity of today nnd
the assurance of tomorrow.—Emerson.
To be vain of one's rank or place Is to
show that one Is below It.—Stanislaus.
The desire of appearing clever often
prevents oue becoming so.—Rochefoucauld.
God Is on the side of virtue, for whoever dreads punishment suffers It, nnd
whoever deserves it dreads It.—Colton.
The mind that Is much elevated nud
Insolent with prosperity and cast down
by adversity Is generally abject and
base. \
Human nature Is so constituted that
all see and judge better In the affairs
of other men than ln tbelr own.—Ter
ence.
Despite all refinement, tbe light and
habitual taking of God's name ln vain
betrays a coarse and brutal wlll.-
Chapln.
A I.arae Covey.
Two old hunters were swapping
yarns and had got to quail.
"Why," said oue, "I remember a year
when quail were so thick that you
could get eight or ten at a shot with a
rifle."
The other one sighed.
"What's tho matter?" said the first
"I was thinking uf my quail hunts. I
hid a line black horse that I rode everywhere, and one day out hunting
quail I saw a big covey on a luw
braueh of a tree. I threw the bridle
rein over the end of the limb aud took
a shot.
"Several birds fell and the rest flew
away.
"Well, sir, thero were so ninny quail
on that limb thnt wheu they Hew off It
sprang hack Iuto place and hanged my
horse!"
Alloway k Champion
BANKERS AND BROKERS
W1NMPEO.
Write to us for prices of SORII*.
Get our Litt of Lands.
Stocks and  Bonds Bought and  Sold.
We can furiii-li tho exact amount of
Serip for any payment on Dominion
Lands.   Do not pay cash.
JAMES HODD AHTIIflt ATKINSON
HODD & ATKINSON
Flour and Grain Mer-chnnt».
Bopm '^2 Grain Excl>nuifo, Wiunipoff.
Wo nro buyers of wheat fur Deoftmber nntl Jan*
ii iry shinmi'iitfrom wi'-te 0 points nnd in storo
l'..rt Williiim orpulqtb.   Onr Mr. Jiiuioh Hodd
having a long ana well cwtabllBboa export Flour
tr.i'ti',   wo spociullydoMrf'eorre-iminuoiicnwitli
miHors. HODD A ATKINSON.
A woman tblukfl sho i» bocomJng
usod lo inisiiioHM whon sho hua looxn-
ed lo bo BUBpiotoua of overy man »ho
moots.
Tho story that Bounds   funny
you mny not bo funny Lo othor p*
|*4e.   Don't r-L-pi-ut it too often.
PnrmcIco'H Pills pOMOU tlio |>owrr nf nrtiiu;
■peufieaUy upon tlio dUeued organ** lUraulat--
ing to action tlio dormant eaorgiM o( tlm
lystoaii thereby romorlpg disease- In fact*- so
(front ia tLo power of thu nwdk-ino tu cleanse
and purify  Unit dKoa***-* of almost every inline
nnd nature nro drl-fen from tbo body. Mr. ]>•
('iirMwi'll.Cnr-wvell P.O., Out.,writes : "I harp
tried Piirniolee'-i Pills, and find them tin '-xcol-
luut tuodiciuv.iiiidomi tlmt will soil wotl.'
A woman's wholo faco i» sometimes
pnitl to bo hor fortune, but somothCn
g'-'t   throug-h  solely  on   their  chook.
After    nil   tho    only    thinR renlly
worth living for is old ago.
A mnn never hns nny uso for    another mnn who is ilh vain us himself.
Honolulu dwellings havo a furious
feat uro iu the provision nuulo f<*r
lighting tho exterior Its well as the
interior. Kloetric lamps aro set m the
masonry of the walls, thereby throwing a reflection both inside and on
the lawns, where the res.d. uts hfiend
most of their nignts.
SOZODONT for theTEETH 25c
Vaccination  will  not keep a  thief
from taking things.
lt Is a wonder that poor old 1'ro-
crast inat ion does not set, up tho kleptomania plea-
Milan's Liniment Cures Garget ii Cows.
TbO 1)081 opportunities nre those we
make for ourselVOS.
You may talk about people being
g-cnorous to a fault, hut if they are
nre tho chances are that tlie fault is
Ihelr ou n.
Poverty frequently brings n rhango
of  landlords.
One is often   reminded thai eon-
science nnd nn alarm cluck  .ire very
much  alike     We got S'>  used  10 both
that we do not. mind thorn.
Reward  of merit nnd  merit  of reward arc  not as much alike ns they
seem.
It Is much easier to reach tho top
of tho ladder than it is to stay there.
The unexpected cannot happen   to
the man who Is always expecting it.
And let na nopply yon with
a clonii rut.modoru lot thnt
will brighten up your MgM
nnd pleiiso your r-ondo.-i
nnd ndrertlsert). Writo n <
for nstimntos on nnythiiiK
in priuU-r'u intiterial,   : - :
TORONTO TYPE
FOUNDRY CO'Y
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The Smelter City
Of East Kootenay
Marysville has a smelter building.
Marysville has two saw mills.
Marysville will be a payroll town.
Marysville is growing rapidly
If you would prosper buy property in Marysville NOW.
SIMPSON & HUTCHISON
SOLE AGENTS
Offices, Marysville and Cranbrook.
The Marysville Tribune
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da.-.
Frank McCabe visited Klmberley on
Tuesday.
VV. A. Meachem visited Cranbrook on
Tuesday.
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nay.
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We have
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and    Sundries.
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A'so  a   Large
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Friday.
Leaves Medicine Hat West-
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1 have the only White Laundry In
Marysville. Give the White Man a
chance  and don't boost the Chinaman.
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EnstK otenny's Leading Undertaker and
Licensed     Einbnlmer,    Coffins,     Cni-veiH,
Shrouds and nil Funeral Furnishing  i ■
tnntly on Lund.
Telegraph ond Mall Orders promptly at
tended too    Open duy and night.
For Time tables and full lnfv rmat-
ion call on or address nearest
local agent.
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Marys.ille, U. ('.
127  Cranbrook   and
Dr. W. G. SAWYER,
(Veterinary Surgeon.)
I iimprrpii'i'i I" treat all diseases nt nny
kind and to perfo ni any operations on
Horses ami other domestic animals, Otfloe
Paul Hundley's stable, Morysville, B. C.
NOTICE
Wa tlm undersign***] Adams & Langl'-y wlaTh
to notily ■ rustnmors rind tli« pdblio i hot
nn and alter ths l»th of January 1803 that
il,.. parrnenilplieretofaroeJlsrinjtlwsweouiis
l«rtlsolTpd by piutni.1 coossnt Mr Adams
will cnntlnun tne bnsiwss and a»sumn tho
liabilities ol ihe sold Adams ft t-nng'ey.  1- ;"-
Mr. Adams *« solicits i-.mtiimni  ul the
gonermis patronage accorded us BJ our
numerous cus'omi rs.
I.. M. Adiini".
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JOHN HUTCHISON,
IIIL'TI'II.I
NOTARY PUBLIC.
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Insurance ond Mlnon
Townslte offloo Mnrysvilln.
Office at Cranbrook, also.
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CliAMUtOOK, It. C.
Tha Handsomest Dining
Boom in East Kootenay
Good Table and every accommodation.
American  drinks   I ceding
brands of Liquors and Scblitz
Famous Boer dispensed  by
the popular bar tender, Ohas
*| Armstrong.
Beale <£ Elwell,
Notaries,    Insurance,
General Agontf.
and
Klmberly Townsito ReproBentivee
Mnt-ynvlllo, B, C.
Trade Marks
Designs
Copyrights Ac.
An-rone ftiMi'Unit a nkelrh nnd fl-pftcrlntlnti *m»T
qnli'klr itsrortnln oar opinion freo whether »n
iTiri>i-ti<>ti ii probably pntfiitJihin. ComntunlM*
i:..'!.« Mrl-:llyi'niiililttLiliil. Itaii'JlMH'k (Hi I'nteiiU
Ppflt free. UldOflt nirctifjr fofJHaHp-ZJMK6tttih
IVlf '■♦IT**   tllkf-ll    1 llT'i I'"'1*    Unnn   Jo.  I *.*.    r.n'i.t,
tpnlut noticf,
i tbroush Muim A CbT rt'cclVe
iihout t-lutruo, luiba
Scientific American.
A hfli-ldvomoty lllii*tmti--1 wnnkly.   T-nri;Ritfc dr-
Dufatlon of snf Boimtiao jummi.  Tonns.ll A
rn.'ir; f.ur montliB, $1. Sold byall ^ow8<li!»1«n«.
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"•ranch orflee. SB P Ht., Wnshlniitori I)
Vince I.lddlcotte went down to Cranbrook on Tuesday.
Mr. and Mrs.  Dddley Tlslted Marys
ville on Saturday.
Or.   O'Hagan   returned   from   I.eth-
brldee on Tuesday.
A.   Archibald   cf Klmberley visited
Mirysvllle on Monday.
John Duncan left on Thursday for a
s on visit to Cranbrook.
Father Ouellette, ol Oranbrook visit*
ed The Tribune on Tuesday.
Mr. and Mrs D. Joyce of Klmberley,
visited Marysville on Sunday,
A heavy fall of snow visited Marys*
vllle on Wednesday afternoon.
C. E Reld went down to Cranbrook
on Saturday and returned on Tuesday.
Tbe sleighing between Cranbrook
and Marysville Is almost exhausted.
Dr. Archibald and Paul Handley
drove down to Cranbrook on Friday.
Miss Mitchell of tbe tbe Falls View
hotel visited Cranbrook on Saturday.
Miss Georgia Small went down to
Cranbrook on Tuesday on a short visit,
G. H. Miner the pioneer hardware
man Cranbrook was In town on Tuesday.
Mrs. McNeill of Cranbrook arrived on
Saturday to join ber husband at Klmberley.
L. S. Austin drove down to Cranbrook
on Sunday, and left for Spokane on
Monday.
George Lewis, bar tender at the Falls
View botel went down to Cranbrook on
Thursday.
Archie Currle, of Pieper & Carrie of
Cranbrook, went to Cranbrook ou
Thursday.
Miss Dudley of Kimberlcy, went down
to Cranbrook on Tnursday, on a short
vacation,
Mrs. N. C McKlnstry, who has been
very Ul during the past week Is slowly
recovering.
Walter Martin and Geo. Rusell visited the North Star mine near Klmberley
on Monday.
Chas. Brown of the North Stir mine,
of Klmberley went down to Cranbrook
on Tuesday.
George Heulir, who has been working
for tbe smelter company left for Ftrnie
on Tuesday.
G. H Miner and E. J. Peltier of Cranbrook, drove up to M-.ryi.vUle on business yesterday.
Dr. Bell, government veterinary
sergion, visited Marysville on a business
trip on Thursday.
Two cars of brick was brought In on
Tuesday for tbe smelter company, from
Early's brick yard,
K. J. Liurle of Marysvllle.4rove datvn
to Cranbrool; on Tnursday and will
return in a few days.
William Kidd who has been workirg
for G. K. Leask for some time left fcr
Cranbrook on Tuesday.
Walter Martin and C:ias. Farrel left
yesterday to work at tae North Stat
mine, near Klmberley.
Fred Wright of Cranbrook, Is In
charge of C. B. Reld & Co.'s arug store
during Mr. Reld's absence.
Fred Wright who has been ln charge
of C. K Reld & Co. drug store returneu
to Cranbrook on Thursday.
James A. Laurie came up from Cran-
brok 10 take change of tbe lumbei
camp during bla sons absence.
10 lei: Stephenson, of Rossland psssid
through on Tuesday, to take a position
as foreman at the North Star mine,
The amount of stamps sold at tin
Mirysvllle post cfil-e during tbe
mouth ot F b uary was S75. Wno .*ay
tbat Muiy-viite does not do any bust
ness.
Mr. Greenly, assistant Inspector ol
post offl'el for Biliish Columbia visited
Marysvittc and Eimoerley offices on
Tuesday.
Miss Bennett of Kansvl le gave a
i.inee on Wednesday evening, to a ft**,
if her frlet'ils. Ai very pieasan. ever-
lug was -punt.
Mr. and Mrs, J'.rker, arrived ot.
Saturday. Mr. Parker is general
luperlntendcnt of the North Star I'im
near Klmberley.
T. Armstrong and Kirry Ward drove
to Fort-Steele on Wednesday. Ham
Ward will visit friends In Steele for a
week before returning.
G, M Gunn, who has been for some
time workiug his claim up the St.
Marys river went to Nelson on Tuesday
fir a short vacation.
When you think of insurance yon
think of "Hutch."
James Flndley of tbt Sullivan mine
visited Cranbrook tbis week.
Finch & Jones have been rushed with
lumber orders the past week.
There are nnmerous Inquiries about
residence lota in Marysville,
Quite a number of Marysville people
are getting ready for trout fishing.
Marysville stands to-day tbe best
town for Its age In British Columbia.
Mat Rockendorf, of the Cranbrook
Herald staff, paid bis first visit to
Marysville to-day.
The townslte company expects to do
a greatly increased business with the
arrival of warm weather.
F. E. Simpson was unable to come np
tbis week as he was called to the Territories on private business.
Tbe Cranbrook Odd Fellows gave a
very pleasant card party to their
friends on Tuesday evening.
N. C. McKlnstry has commenced his
contract for getting out ties for the C.
1" R. They are getting the timber
near the Black Bear mine.
Cooper and L Hlllman. Tbe principal
work done on it was a ao foot tnnnel
driven on ike vein, and ln this was ex.
posed a nine inch chute of ore, carrylr g
high values, In which gold predominated. The ore shipped was stoped from
the tnnnel and will yield good returns,
It was sent to tbe Nelson smelter for
treatment.
The third fnrnace of the Granby smel.
ter at Grand Forks waa blown In last
week, Increasing the capacity of the
works to 1,145 tons dally. A fonrlh
furnace will be started as soon as a
new pump is Installed.
Two lead refineries are assured In
this province—one each at Trail and
Marysville, A copper refinery Is equal*
ly needed, and before the vear Is out,
It Is likely to be arranged for^Rossland
Miner,
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Marysville
Hotel	
Bale & Small, Props,
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Tie Pioneer Hotel of (he St. Marys Valley
Mrs. White of Klmberley, returned
from Cranbrook on Tuesday, where sbe
had been wltb one of ber children
who was being operated on,
Mr. Cree, of Fernie, arrived on Saturday to visit friends ln Klmberley, and
drove to Cranbrook  on Tuesday.     He
.-ciys Klmberley lor.ks good to bim.
Governor Hanson of Wasa, will put In
a saw mill at Marysville. Hi has
already secured option on large timber
limits, and will be in position to meet
any demand for lumber.
Tbe people of Marysville will bave
enough to keep them busy witbin a few
weeks. Work will be resumed on the
smelter, and there will be several other
enterprises under headway.
Frank McCabe Is one of the best
known people In thedistrict and a great
hustler after business. He Is a pioneer
In Marysville and when yon know
Frank well, you will be acquainted with
a mighty good fellow.
Our esteemed contemporary the
Cranbrook Herald enters on the fifth
year of its existence next Thursday.
I'be Herald bas done more for South
East Kootenay than anything else ln
lt.
We notice by Fort William Journal
that J D. O'Hagan has bad the recommendation by the Liberals of Fort
William for tbe appointment customs
officer. He Is a brother of Dr. O'Hagan
of this place.
The Lead Problem. '*"
lu Its discussion of tbe lead problem
in British Columbia the Canadian Mining Review hits on the main difficulty
when It points to tbe  want  of a good
market.   Asia Is a large consumer of
lead, but there are many ready to supply Its wants, and British Columbia has
not much chance to compete witb the
States   and Mexico   in   tbe   European
market.    An   Increase   of duty would
give lead producers here the monopoly
of supplying our own country's needs,
but, as tbe Review says, tbe demand In
Canada for lead ln all Its forms Is small
ln companlson  with  the possible production of even a   fe.v of our largest
mines.   The very heavy freight charge
between British Columbia  and  eastern
points would also be ahadicap, which it
would require a high duty to overcome.
One drop of comfort we hove, to  which
the Review did not refer, namely, that
the    Canadian   market   must   expand
rapidly In tbe near future.   Our population Is at present increasing space,
and the Increase Is mainly ln tbe west;
In which region lead producers of'Brit-
lsb Columbia should bave an advantage
If freights are placed on a reasonable
basis.   It   Is   also   possible   that tbey
could complete   more successfully for
Oriental trade   tban the   Review supposes, provided the carriage  tolls are
not kept up to the straining  poinr, as
they undoubtedly are at present.—Rossland Miner.
THE DINING ROOM
Will be in charge of Mr. and Mm. S, A. Slinn after Dec. 16th who
will do everything pos.ib'e to p'ease the gu jsts.
If you wish to prosper
Don't forget to patronize the merchants of the district.
PELTIER,   Of  Cranbrook,
Is the nearest wholesaledea'er in
Liquors, Hay and Oats,
TO THE TOWN OF MARYSVILLE.
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MarysYilles* Clothing
Store.
Tho Russell Company,
Tbe Rissell Comedy company visited
Maryaville on Tuesday, They appeared
on Tuesday and Wednesday evenings at
ih? Falls View botel. The companys
performance was up to date,ind attracted a very large aulieme both evenings.
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Pieper & Currie,
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Dealers in Paints, Oils,
Glass and Wall Paper-
Painters, Paper Hangers and Decorators,
Marysville and Cranbrook.
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Mines and Mining.
Silver is at 55 1 8,
Tbe Pjyne mine shipped 145  tons
ore last month.
List month the A*nertcan Boy ship*
ped 102 tons of ore.
The Rimbler-Cirlboo shipped 25 cjrs
of ore last month, averaging $1500 to
the car.
Thr- Everett smelter people are buv-
ing all the Slocan ores they can get
their hands on.
Seven locbes of blgb grade galena
has been struck on the Donnelley gronp
near Sandon.
Wm. Thorallnson, late superintendent
at the Speculates left for Kingston,
Ont., on Saturday.
List week the G'anhy smelter, at
G'and Fork., sbioped 330 tons of blister
copper to Newjjrsey,
A one-per cent dividend *as paid by
bv the RimblerCirlboo on Fen. SS, and
another will be paid on March 31.
John F Holden, superintendent of tbe
Tamarac, is at present in Chicago on
business. He has recently opened an
office ln St. Paul.
A complete shutdown of the Bosun
mine, New "Denver, occurred on Frldav
night and tne 47 men let out. Orders
from tbe London office are the assigned
reason.
A break In some of the maeb'nery at
tbe Enterprise concentrator occurred
during the week, necessitating a close
down for a couple of days. Repairs
were effected from Nelson,
Operations have been resumed at tbe
Slocan Star mine, in tbe Sandon camp.
The whole output of the mine will be
shipped to the Everett smelter, satis*
factory arrangements having been
made by toe mine management.
James Cross was down from tbe Duplex, on tbe first north fork of Lemon,
luring the week, miking arrangements
for the rawhidlng of tbe ore taken out
He and I. Nathan have been working
the claim under lease throughout the
winter and have been eminently successful. Tbey have seven tons of ore
sacked ready for shipment and the
test assiys made guarantee good returns for tbelr labor. The property is
looking better now than when they
-ommenced on It last fall ind Is turning
out one of the tare things of the Lemon
Creek camp.
Twenty Mile can boast of another
shipping property, white tbe division
bas one more to add to the list of producers. 0:i Saturday evening the Slocan brought down Ive tons of ore from
the Pavstreak claim, It having been
taken out under lease by Sid Cooper
and Jack Altchlson. The Paystreak is
situated on tbe south side of the creek,
about three quarters of a mile from the
lake, and Is owned by A M. Rogers, S,
Call and see Our Stock of Miners'
Supplies In Heavy Snoes and
Rubber Hip Boots. Also a New
Stock of Gent.'s Furnishings.
NORMAN HILL
Marysville, B. C
tMtMMMUMUMIUMM
Gr. R. LEASK,
THE CONTRACTOR.
Good    Work.     Good    Material
and the Price.
Marysville, B   C,
P. BURNS. & CO,
Wholesale and P.ott.il
MEAT   MERCHANTS,
Fresh and Cured Meats,   Fresh
Fish, Game and Poultry.
We supply the best.
Your trade I* solicited.    W* have markets In all  the principal rowns cf Brltl>b Columbia.
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Marysville Livery
PAUL HANDLEV,  Proprietor.
Teams and Drivers, Pack
Horses and SaJd'e Horses furnished for any point in the district.
Marysville and Klmberly
Send to—
REID & CO, Cranbrook,
For overalls, boots and^sli es, rubbers,
underwear, hats, caps, and everything
a man wears
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DOUGLAS   LAY,   A  R, S. M.
Licensed Provincial Assayer
Late analytical chemist and control
assayer to the Jtforth Mine company,
limited.
Every Description of Mineral Analysis.
Prompt Attention to Samples by Mall
■nd * zpruss.
Office and Laboratory.
Kootenay St. Nelson, II. C.
East Kootenay Hotel
Cranbrook.
PETER MATHESON, Proprietor.
When  you  are hungry   ond  want a f-ood
meal.   Oo to the East Kootenay.
H hen you ers Iirwi and want a rest.  Oo to
tho Hunt Kootenay.
Whf n you nre thirsty and wunt a drink.   Go
to the Ei-st Kootenay.
In fact when you ere in Cranbrook.   Stop a
the East Kootenav.
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W. F. TATE
Watchmaker and Jeweler.
Orwiial Wnfc'i Inspector for the C. P R.
Cranbrook, II. C
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NOTICE.
N C. McKINSTRY
Feed, Sale and Livery Stable-
Pack Horses Furnished at any
tinro.
Will take Contracts for any kind
of teaming.
Marysville
B. C,
W. F. GURD,
BarrstJf, Solicitor, Etc.
Oranbrook and Maryavlll, B. 0.
CHINESE LAUNDRY
Clothes Washed at th* tow
est Prices and Good
Work Guaranteed.
KWONC FHONG.
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Notice Is hereby given tlat ill persons cuttlo-; green or Pry wood on tbl
townslte will be prosecuted unless thej
can produce a permit from the Townalte
agents. Permits may be obtained by
ipplylng at the townslte ofllce ind plying SO cent* a cord ln advance. By
Urder.
The Marysville Townslte and Dlr
veiopmeot Company.
Simpson & Hutchison,
Bole Agent,
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FRANKLIN
TRADING CO.
Groceries Good and Cheap.
We also carry a  Large Stock
of Underwear.  Gloves, Rubbers
and Mackinaws.     Also   Roger's
Bread for Sale.
FRANK McCABE,
Manager.

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