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VOL.   1.      SO.   Mt-'lii
MAJtYSVLLLE,   UKITISH   COL    HBIA,   A UGUST   2,   1902
Sj!2.00   PEE    YEAU
Canadian Bank of Commerce.
Hon. Oeo A. Vox, President. B  E. Walker, Gen. Man'gr.
Paid up capital, .¥8,000,000.    Rest, *--2,000,000     Total resources, SBS.000 000.
j    A general banking business transacted.  Deposit* received.
London. "England" Offloe 60 Lombard Street.
Cranbrook Branch    hubert haines, Mgr.
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A few more Bicycles at cost from $23 to $30. A car
load < f Carriages just to hand, also a good stock of
Harness. A full line of General Hardware always in
Stock,   numbing  and  Tiusuiithing  in  connection..
Remember the
Address—
G. H. MINER,
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Pioneer Hardware Merohant,
ORANBROOK.
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Having taken over the business
of Frank McCabe I hereby solicit
your trade, and will be pleased to
satisfy your wants. We have a
fine line of Groceries, Confectionery and Hardware.
ALBERT MELLOR.
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The Big Store.
The Big Stock.
The Big Bargains.
Fort Steele Mercantile Co, Ltd, Cranbrook.
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A Proof....
of the bnslness we are doing Is the amoant of goode we are using. Besides oar big opening stock we received a big car jnat three dajs before
Christmas. This has been sold and another car bas been ordered and should
arrive aDout lhe first of February.
D m't forget that onr Mr, Miner does fine repairing and upholsteing
OUR MOTTO: Honest Gooda, Honest Prloes, Honest Dealing.
The Kootenay Furniture Company Ltd.
J. P. FINK, Manager. Cranbrook
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MARYSVILLE, B. C.
Observations by F. E. Simpson
Cranbrook Herald.
We were told laat week that a certain
lady stated th*! The Herald was not fit
to be placed in a decent family because
i-ve republished the old joke about, the
minister going to resign to become chaplain of a penitentiary. Tbat joke has
been considered since the day of Pbar-
and aa one of the best religious jokes
published, and has appeared in nearly
11 religious publications on the Nortb
American continent. We are giving
these facts, not by way of an apology,
but simply to show the trials and tribu*.
latious of the average editor. Year.-.
ago, when we were youug iu the newspaper business, such criticism bothered
us greatly, for in those days we were
foolish enough to try and please every
body. We have been cured. Now we
have our way of doing things.   Those
ho like it and appreciate our eflbrtu
will take the paper and patronize us.
Those who dou't will criticize us. So
let the good work gu ou. We are growing fleshier every month, and there are
still three meats a dny served at the Old
Man's table. The I,oid bates a coward
or a hypocrite, so we will bjke along at
our old gait.
"I heard while iu Frank that a sale ot
the mine bad been made lo a Fieuch
syndicate," said Kdgar Hume, Monday.
"Mr. Gebo bas just returned from Fran* e
and had arrived at Frank with Mi
Frank. This report was floating about
the town and may nol be true. Business seems to be good in Frank, und the
merchants are apparently satisAe.'.
There is no boom, however. Alum 400
men are now at work ou tbe Grassy
Mountain extension, aud of course tbat
is helping business to a consideiable ex
tent."
i& *& m
R. K. Beattie returued last Monda)
from a trip to Winnipeg, lie stopped
at Oak Lake and Portage la Prairie
while gone, and iu this way saw and
heard a good deal about Manitoba
"Winnipeg is getting to be a great city,"
said Mr. Beattie "Jt is wonderful how
it has improved witb its new business
blocks, aud it is growing more metropolitan every year. During the exposition
week thousands upon thousands uf bus
mess men nnd farmers fiom all ovt-i
western Canada and northern Minnesota
and North Dakota ducked in there,
packing the trains each day. While
there I saw several good ball games and
lhe Winnipeg Maroons have won the
peunant in tbe Northern league, wbich
includes several clubs from the States.
It Is a great year for Manitoba, aud tbe
real estate business Is flourishing. Take
it Portage la Prairie, my father, wbo Is
engaged in tbat line, has put through at
least one reality deal every day for the
past few months, and they range from
|iooo to $15,000 or $20,000 each. And
that is the way tbe real estate business
is all over western Manitoba. The demand for farm lauds is increasing and
the immigration from the United States
is growing larger. Business iu all Hues
has beeu good down there, and tbe people generally are feeling good."
-ft ijflj $
Tommy Turley, who is witb George
Goldsmith and Tom Boyler in the Lardeau country, had lather a chilly exper
ience a few weeks ago. The party bad
killed three mountain gciUs, oue ot
them falling in a crevasse uuderneath a
anowslide- Turley's companions lower
ed him with a rope to secure the goat
but be became jammed between the
snow and rock aud was explicated with
difficulty, Tbe boys were bound not to
lose their goal, however, but dug a tunnel through the snow, thus securing the
the animal.
This hotel is now open and ready for guests.
H. D. McMillen, formerly with the Cranbrook  Hotel, is
the proprietor, and he proposes to have
A FIRST CLASS HOUSE
Mr. Erlckson Promoted.
Crfiiibrook Herald.
R.G Krickson, for years road master
on the Crows Nest division of the C. P
R., left Monday ou invitation from General Manager McNicoll for the l/ike Superior division, to determine whether he
would accept the position of divisional
superintendent on that portion of tbe
road. Such a move would mean a promotion for Mr. Krickson, and it is the
general opinion in railroad circles that
none would be more deserved, Me enjoys the reputation of being a capable
man in eveiy respect, and is looked upon
as one of the best iu his Tiie ou the
Western division, I Mr. R rick son concludes to accept Ihe offer, it would mean
that be and his family would remove
from Craubrook, which would be sincerely regretted by their large number of
friends aud admirers. Mrs. BrickflOli,
during ber residence iu Cranbrook, lias
ever ibeen active In church aud social
circles, and the friend-.hips funned are
firm and lasting. Tbe family would be
sadly missed iii Cranbrook, aud would
be followed by tbe best wishes of tbeir
hosts of friends wbo will always wish
that good fortune and happiness will follow the Kticksons.
MARYSVIUfe; SMELTER
An Important Meeting of tbe Board In
Spokane Today.
NO DOUBT ABOUT' WORK RESUMING
New Aliunde Service.
Montreal, July 25 — Discussing lhe
Canadian Pacific railway's tender for
the fast Atlantic steamship service to he
•uhsidized by the British aud Canadian
governments to tbe extent of $1,500,000
per annum, Sir Thomas Sliaughiiessy,
the President of the company, staled today _tbat tbe plana contemplated the
construction of four 20-knot passenger
steamers, and 10 or n 10,000-tnn cargo
boats witb a speed of 15 knots. Other
railway cmupniiies would lie placed iu
equally as favorable a position as the
Canadian Pacific aa regards iiaillc, etc,
H. W. Ross Thinks South East
Kootenay Is a Vast Store
House of Mineral.
MINING   NEWS   OF   INTEREST   TO   ALL
Cranbrook Borald.
G. W. Hull, general manager of the
Sullivan Smelter and Mining company,
returned from Spokane last Friday, and
weut tbat evening to Marysville. He
bad little or nothing to say as to what
ibe company intended to do, except
tbat no meeting bad been held yet, but
tbat one would be held next Thursday
when, in alt probability everything
would be settled. Superintendent Eiemndorf left for Spokane Sunday morning, and on Tuesday Mr. Hull returned
to that city to attend the meeting.
It is generally known tbat considerable of the work don* under the supervision of Mr. Austin is not satisfactory,
and tbat a large amount of money will
bave to be raised to make the necessary
changes, Mr. Hull staled at tbe time
Senator Turner was here that there was
no question about the work proceeding,
and Senator Turner stated to The Herald tbat it was simply a question as to
the best method to adopt for the changes
tbat were to be made.
The company has invested over $100,-
000 up to date ou their smelter. Tbe
machinery is all here or on the way, and
in consequence tbere cau be uo reason
why the work should uot proceed
Another reason for this belief is the fact
tbat the smelter will have tbe Sullivan
mine to' draw upou fqr ore. and any
amount of it, which can be treated un<
der existing prices at a profit,
Tbeie has beeu trouble, and unfortunate conditions have arisen, but yet there
s no reason for any p'^sou to question
ihe fact that the Sullivan smelter will be
pushed ahead to completion tbis season
A Bright Future.
H. W. Ross, a mining man of 20 years
experience in British Columbia and the
Pacific coast states, was in town Monday. Mr, *;Ross is representing a syn-
dicate that is looking over South Bast
Kootenay with tbe idea of purchasing
some desirable properties. Speaking of
tbe district he said, "This part of South
mast Kootenay looks very good indeed
from a mining standpoint. The geological formation is most favorable and 1
am of tbe opinion that tbere Is a great
future ahead for this section. We do
not expect to do anything in the way of
work at present, but wbat I secure will
be with tbe idea of its value in the near
future. I have been looking at some
gold properties and also at several copper propositions. I believe tbe time is
coming when this district will be rich in
mining development, with more railroads, smelters, refineries, and all that
goes to make up a great mining community, I bave been surprised to see
so much poor work as 1 have found in
this section. Why a man should spend
big sums digging into tbe ground on tbe
showing of only barren quartz, I cannot
comprehend. Digging won't create values in mining. II is true tbat depth
may, and generally does, develope richer
ore, but there must first be indications
of values ou the surface. Mining should
be treated in a businesslike way. It ia
not such a gamble as many believe, but
a study and a science. I believe that
depth ia going to be necessary to get at
the real values of your copper properties,
and I am of tbe opinion tbat this district will prove to be rich in copper.
But business methods must be used to
insure success iu South Kast Kooteuay,
as well as in any otber mining country."
contains only about 12 per cent of copper
I have also made numerous laboratory
tests with the oil process. For ores
which contain finely disseminated metallic minerals I think oil Is greatly superior to water as a concentrating me-
dlum, for lt comes at once Into contact
with, licks np and saves a large proportion of the floating particles which pulverization produces ln such minerals
aud which are unavoidably lost when
water is used. To save by water tbe
mineral treated must sink, but a very
large proportion of some minerals such
as chaloopyrlte and tetrabydlte, will
not sink as it Is well known to all engi
neers who have given any attention to
metallurgy. I recently made a number
of concentrating tests wltb water of a
yellow copper ore containing about 2 fj
per cent of copper. The average loss
was 35 tf per cent copper mainly rising
Irom floating ore, the surface of ibe
water being covered wltb a scum of me-
tallc mineral in ore and the more finely
lt la disseminated the greater Is tbe
loss ln water concentration. Tbe use
of oil prevents that loss almost entirely.
I feel very sure that the process has a
great future for beside enabling many
ores to be profitably treated In water
lt will alwaya be useful as a tailings
in mills handling ore ln which a large
proportion of the metallic minerals Is
so scattered through tbe gangue that It
can be saved by handsorting and jigs.
In British Columbia and other parts
of Canada I know of a large number of
deposits which cannot be worked If
water concentration were use but which
with the Elmore process would become
very valuable properties. Mines that
have been worked at a profit when
smelling their produce could greatly Increaae that profit by employing the
Elmore process prior to smelling. Much
ore that baa hitherto been amalgamated
and cyanlded will I am sure be more
economically dealt wltb In tbe future
by oil concentration.
Yours,
J. D. Kendall.
BAD ACCIDENT AT LEROI
The Elmore New Prowess.
In view of the great lmeie.11 taken In
ihe new K more process, especially as
It Is so applicable to the Kootenay ores
and will If fciiud satls/aclory as now
seems practically certain, revolutionize
aud start a great boon In copper mining
In British Columbia. We publish a
letter from Mr. J. D. Kendall, London
I'tig.. wbo Is well known on the ('oast,
to Mr. IO E. Sawyer, managing director
of tbe Dominion Development syndicate
of London, Ijuglaud, who |a at present
visiting ihe province in the interests of
bis company.
Many mining men of world wide reputation have expressed favorable
opinions of the process, Mr. Kendall's
being particularly Interesting to British Columbians:
Dear Sir,—In reply to your enquiry
I have much pleasure In giving you my
opinion as to the Elmore oil concentrating process. 1 have examined, whilst
yet at woik, the only plant yet built,
that erected In Wales for tha purpose
of treating the yellow copper ore from
the Oladsdlr mine. It saves about eighty-
live per cent of the valuos as against |r>
by ordinary water conoentratlon as
previously carried out with the best
machinery that could be got.   The ore
Wild Horse Placers.
Fort Steele Prospector: Messrs.
Henry and Chlsholm are still engaged
In tunneling for an ancient channel of
Wild Horse creek. The gravel taken
out pays about $a per day to each man
Nip and Tuck:—Wiih a large amount
of water and a big six Inch giant, a large
amount of gravel Is being moved on the
Nip and Tuck. Some twelve Chinamen
are employed iu devolopment work.
The Cbee Chee Wo Company have 30
men working with an ample supply of
water and two five Inch giants In constant operation large quantities of gravel ia being passed through the flumes
datly.
The Ban Wan Company have about
35 men employed and have two five-Inch
glanta ln operation. This company are
working leased ground owned by the
nvictla Mining Company.
A Chlneese company employing some
twelve or fifteen men are working near
the mouth of Boulder creek, ground
sluclng the gravel banks in that vlcin
Itly.
On Wild Horse creek and Its tributaries (ID certificates of work 2!i new
locations and (our certificates of improvements were recorded ln mm.
Mining Notes.
L. D. Sivyer, mining expert of Spokane, was up the St. Marys valley last
week looking at some property owned
by John Urquhart. He, like all wbo
have visited that section, thinks that
it is going to be a rich country.
K. G, Boynton and wife of Lacrosse,
Wis., left Tuesday for their home. Mr.
Boynton is at the bead of the Wisconsin
syndicate that purchased some lenses ou
Perry creek. J, O. Trow is now in
charge of the work and it is tbe intention of tbe company to put a large force
of men on at once and develope the
property. Mr. Boynton Is of the opinion that tbey have a fine piece of ground
and be is willing to expeud the money
to develope It iu a manner that will
show wbat there is in it.
Harry Melton brought In some fine
specimens of iron ore this week from Ihe
Baker mouutain claims in which he is
interested. It is a red hematite, without phosphorus or sulphur, nnd will run
68 per cent, allowing 2 per cent for silic-
ions matter. It is said that no iron
found lu this district compares wiih it.
A large syndicate lias the property under
consideration, and in all probability a
iale will be effected. The property is
only nine miles from Oranbrook,
Lacrosse at Fernie.
The Junior lacrosse club left for l'er-
uie Tuesday to play the Juniors of that
town. The club was made up aj follows:
Stewart Morris, Percy Sproule, Maurice
Nevin, Davis Mrl'iu'hei 11, John Cnuip
bell, Prauk Murphy, Clarence Fiuness,
Charles Henderson, Barney Md'euk,
Charles McKachern, aud Willie Greer.
Dorwood McLeod went along as mascot.
James Greer, Ross Tate and Mrs. Henderson also accompanied the parly.
Quite a Contrast.
Phoeuix Pioneer: Here is a contrast.
At Johnstown, Pa., the other day, tin-
coal compauy gave f loou to each of the
surviving families of the victims of a
terrible colliery disaster. The Crows
Nest Cosl company subscribed al lb
rate of less than |Ko for each victim's
relatives, and the total subset iptious
Irom the publio only average" about
$250 for each life lost.
Superintendent Ounkle Killed In a Serious Cavein.
MIRACULOUS ESCAPE OF TWO MEN
The Three Buried Beneath Thousands of Tons of Loose
Rock.
FAMOUS   MINE   NOT   BAOLV   DAMMED
SMALL   TACTICS.
Rossland, B. C, July 27— I-nuia A
Dunlile, superintendent of the Le Roi
mine, was instantly killed this morning
by a cave in on the 600 foot level of the
mine. Two timbermen, William L.
McDonald aud Daniel Gunn, were buried in the same mass of rock, but wet
extricated alive and practically unhurt.
Their escape was miraculous.
The incidents attending tbe fatality
are of the most sensational nature, and
the terrible event has caused a gloom
throughout the city that is almost unprecedented. At the Le Roi a connection was beir.g made between the 700
and Hie 600 foot levels, and the men
were renioviug the sill floor of the 700
level. Tbe work bad been under way
for several days, but the results were unsatisfactory. Tbe stopes on the 600 foot
level were filled with thousands of tons
of loose waste rock, lelt after the ore
hnd been extracted, and this was bearing
down upou the timbering of the floors
beneath iu an ominous manner, causing
the limbers to slew and shift.
Trying to Save tbe Ore.
Iustruc ions were issued to bulkhead
at close intervals, but even tbia did not
appear to have the desired effect. It
was essential, in order to save the ore
yet uustoped ou the 700 foot level, that
Ihe sill floor should be maintained intact, and Superintendent Dunkle bad
been und- rground for many hours, personally looking after the placing in
position tit timbers. At an early hour
this morcuig he was on the sill floor of
lhe 700 foot level witb three men, while
1 gang of 15 men were doing similar
work on'.he twelfth floor, about 20 feet
below. Despite the timbering, it became evident tbat tbe floor would sot
bold, ami ns a last resort an effort was
made to blast an opening that would
permit the waste to escape through the
waste shoot iuto lower levels, thus relieving the weight above and strengthening the supports beneath. The shoot
became choked, and a shot was placed
to dislodge the boulders aud timber
forming tbe obstruction. The shot
failed to explode, and Mr. Dunkle went
back witb his two men to relight the
fuse, statiug that if it failed to relieve
the situation he would abandon tbe effort to save the level.
While the trio were within the danger
zone the floor gave way, and a cataclysm
of rock, timbers aod debri 1 poured in
upon them with a roar and a crash tbat
resounded through the miles of mine
workings. Tbe mass was no leaa than
160 feet long, and contained thousands
of tons of material, the aggregation of
years of work in the upper levels.
The  meu   were  at the center of the
slide, and Mr. Dunkle was caught in tbe
avalanche oud crushed to death.   Mc
Donald   aud Gunn escaped practically
unhurt.
Dunkle's Body Recovered.
Rossland, July 28.—Tbe body of Superintendent Louis Dunkle, the victim of
the cavein at the LeRoi mine, which occurred early Sunday morning, was recovered after several hours' bard work
on tbe part of the rescuers. William L,
McDonald and Daniel Gunn, the two
timbeimen who were with Dunkle when
he was caught in the avalanche of rock,
but who were got out alive, are now in
tlte hospital and  are not seriously hurt
Manager MacKen/.ie and Shift Boss
Joe Thorne led the party of rescuers
who got Ibe liuihermen out. After they
were reached, it required three hours'
work cutting timbers to effect their release .
The mine was closed on Suuday in
consequence of 'the accident, antl it is
not likely that work will be resumed un*
til after the funeral of Superintendent
Dunkle, which takes place tomorrow afternoon at 3 o'clock.
Superintendent Dunkle leaves a widow
ami lour children He is believed to
have carried life insurance amounting lo
$13,000.
No further trouble is expected in the
mine. At the point where the accident
occurred the ground has been badly
caved for some time, and in the last report of the minister of mines it was
stated that the ground was in such a
bad condition that it was doubtful II Ibe
ore reserves could be mined. This re-
erve the report staled to consist of 27,*
440 Ions of an uverage value of $12*92.
The   Crow's   Nest   Cosl Company deities.
Dowa to Small Business.
If the following from the Fernie Free
Press Is a fact as there 1« every reason
to believe lt Is, the Crow's Nest Coal
Company with all lis millions Is resorting to petty tactics to bulldoze tbe
people.
The story of of the persecution of Joe
Gall at Morrlssey by tbe Crow's Nest
Pass Coal Co. Is an Interesting one. Joe
la a slav with considerable ambition and
push. He went to Morrlssey about a
month ago to work for the coal company
taking his family with him. They moved into one of the company's bouses and
all seemed satisfactory. Two days later
Joe was laid off and ordered to vacate
the house. This be refused to do untlll
he could make future asrangement for
his family. The miners at Morrlssey
sympathizing with their fellow worker
urged him to open a store on the government side of the creek, promising to
patronize him. Joe saw In this tbe
chance to make an honest dollar and
ordered a stock of goods to start business with. He Invested SIT.', In a bridge
across Morrlssey creek to connect wltb
the road to tbe junction so that he could
ship in goods and also afford facilities
for customers from the town to reach
his place of business. Al progressed
favorably until July 1st, when his opposition on the Morrissey side of tbe
creek decided to win by removing his
bridge and Contractor Wardrobe was
detailed to do tbe work. Tbe bridge
was accordingly loosened from the company's side of the creek and wrecked bv
the turbulent stream. Poor .foe was at
a loaa what to do, but resolved not to be
beaten, he felled a lot of trees and made
a temporary substitute for the structure
which had been destroyed. It was no*/
tbe company's turn to exact summary
vengeance. A small building owned by
Joe on the Morrissey side waa razed
and to add Insult to Injury the lumber
was used In the construction of a fence
to shut off all stray customers wandering over to Joe's little stock to spend
a nlckle. The work of building the
fence was well under way and it had
been completed np to the bridge when
Joe seeing his last chance of communication with the town being cut oil
brought ont his rifle and threatened to
shoot them If they did not desist. Joe
succeeded in instilling a fear of death
In them and they called iu the assistance of constable Tranter and poor Joe
waa brought up to Fernie on Saturday
and pnt In durance vile on charge of
common assault. The case was adjourned over till Thursday evening tbis week
when W. H. Herchmer appeared for tbo
prosecution and and.W. It. Roaa took
charge of the defence. It was shown
quite clearly that Joe bad pointed the
rifle at the men and threatened to
ahoot them, and Justice of Peace Trltes,
could do nothing but find blm guilty,but
in view of the exasperating circumstances which led up to the action of
the poor Slav he only fined him $9 and
costs-Jo' ln all.
One step more bas been taken In the
above case. Joe has entered a suit for
damages against Contractor Wardrobe
for destroying his bridge and tbe case
comes up next Monday.
Jeffries Still Champion.
Craabrook Herald.
Last Friday night James Jeffries, the
champion in pugilistic circles, and Bub
i'ttzsimmons, tbe ex-champion, met in
San Francisco. For tbe first seven
rounds, so far as points were concerned,
Piizsimmous seemed to have lhe best of
It, but in tbe eighth, with a terrific
short punch in tbe ribs, and one on tbe
jaw, Jeffries knocked Filzsimmons out.
Tbe cry of fake has been raised, and a
great controversy is the result. Filzsimmons declares the fight was on the
square, and that the best man wou,
while Jeffries maintains that it was the
hardest fight he was ever in. They
divided about $30,000 belweeu them on
a basis of 60 and 40 per cent, so they
have good reason to denounce suy
charge of tbe fight being a fake.
"Hutch" Has Moves*.
1 have moved my office to the rooms
over the postollice und would be pleased
to see tbe people of Marysville and vicinity in my new quarters when they are
iu Cranbrook.
John Hutchison,
Insurance, Mines and Real Estate.
Where Is J. Quiollvan?
Wilmer Outcrop: Mrs. J. (Juiulivan
Ib very much worried and fears thai her
husband has been drowned Mr. Quin-
livan left Wilmer to drive over inlo
Montana over a month ago, and he haa
not yet arrived al his destination according to all information. The last heard
of him was that be bud passed through
Fort Steele, and as he would have to
ford tbe river, Mrs. Qulnllvan fears be
was drowned Her friends join in the
hope that such is not the case, as it
would be a sad and serious matter as
she has a large family.
Fiiini Up the Crow,
t'raulirook Herald.
Breckenridge & Lund have just closed
a contract with the 0. P. K. for a vast
amount of work on the Crow in the way
of repairs. Tbey have enough in sight
to keep 50 teams aud several hundred
men at work for the rest of this year
This firm of contractors, by the manner
in which thev have done their work In
the past, have established a reputation
that renders it easy for thetn to secure
contracts where Ihe work must be reliable in evety respect.
C. P. R. Prospectlni for Coal.
Tbe C. P. R. have 15 men workiug on
a coal prospect in the valley opposite
to the Moirissey coal mines. Ii is snid
tbat the quality of coal at that point ia
equal lo the best,
.
Am |.Os*,a>.<,--i..>Mf.-t-*l..*»-».*l imntm■—-.*»■.-fi..*!!I   ■   *W$Mp^*Wat*pat***l  I I I  I MIIH l^
The Gunmaker
Of Moscow &
0 m &   By SYLVANUS COBB, Jr.
"My denr TiosnlinJ, I have come
now upon a business wliicli I mny
justly call tlie most important of
mv life. I liave not approached lliis
subject lightly nor with dverzeal,
but I have come to it through
careful consideration and anxious
study."
Here the duke stopped and gazed
inlo Rosalind's face. She met his
gaze, and her eyes drooped again.
She trembled moro than before, and
a dim, dreadful fear worked ita way
to ber mind.
"liosalind," the nobleman continued, "when I wns but 39 years of
age, I was married with a girl whom
] loved. Sbe lived with me four
short, happy years, ln that time
we were blessed witli two children,
but they lived not long to cheer us.
And ihen my beautiful wife died,
and the world wns all dark and drear
to mo. 1 thought i should never
love again. Time passed on, and
you were placed in my charge.
When you first enme, 1 loved you,
nnd 1 wondered if you were to take
Ilic place of the children I had lost
But you grew quickly up. your
mind was expanded, nnd your heart
was large. 1 found lhat 1 could nol
make a child of you, and then 1 sal
down all alone and asked myself
what place it was you had assumed
in my heart. Can you guess tbe an
swer, Rosalind?"
"As a little child," answered the
maiden, trembling violently.
"No, no, sweet one I I pondered,
nnd I studied, and 1 examined myself carefully, and I found that the
memory of my departed wife was
fast fading nway before the rising
of another one just as pure and just
as holy.   Now do you understand !'"
"Xo, nol Oh, nol" the maiden
uttered in a frightened whisper.
"Then listen further," continued
the nobleman in a low, earnest tone
nnd with a strange Cre in his deep
blue eyes. "As your charms of both
mind nnd person were gradually developed I came to look upon 'you
with new feelings, or, 1 should say,
with tho old feeling more fully developed. 1 looked around me. I
saw my sumptuous palace without a
Iriffilimate female head. In tu*-* parlies I hnd no companion to assist
and guide me, and in my loneliness
1 had no mate to cheer and enliven
mo. I wished not that such sliould
be lhe case. At length my eyes were
opened, and I saw plainly the spirit
that was moving upon my soul. I
looked upon you, and I knew that I
had found the woman who was to
give me joy onco more. liosalind,
I love you truly, fondly, and 1 would
make you my wife. Now you cannot, fail to understand me, can you?"
liosalind gazed up into tlte face
of her guardian, and site was pale as
death.
"You do not mean—oh!"
It was a dee]), painful groan, and
the fair girl clasped her hands toward lhe man before her.
"Hold!" he said almost sternly.
"I am not trifling now. 1 am not
only serious, but firm in purpose.
\\'l«cn you were placed under my
charge, your father bade me do as I
would, und now 1 would make you
my wife. The Count Damonoff was
the first who came for your hand,
and bad he been a proper man, and
had you loved him, I should have interposed no objections, hut you did
not love bim, nnd that afTair i* past.
Now I lay my claim upon you, and
uiv fortune und title I lay at your
feet."
"And what is to become of my es-
tale?" the maiden nsked quickly
nnd meaningly, for the thought
flashed upon her.
"Why—we'll have Ihe two united," returned the duke, with some
hesitation.
"No, nol" Rosalind cried. "You
will not do thisl Oh, spare me from
such u fale!"
"Spare thee, girl — spare thee
from becoming the wife of one of
the most powerful noblemen in tho
empire?   You must be crazy."
"My guardian," spoke the fair
girl, now looking her companion
steadily in the face, "you only do
this lo try me. When you know that
such a union would make me miserable forever, when you know it would
cast out all the joys of life and extinguish the last hope of peace from
mv soul, you surely will not press
it.""
"Rosalind Valdai, I have resolved
that you shall be my wife. Mind
you, this is one of tbe firm, Gxed
purposes of my soul, and those wbo
know the Duke of Tula best know
that lie never gives up a purpose
once fixed in his mind. You cannot
mistake me now."
Slowly the stern fact dawned upon Rosalind's mind. There hnd been
a lingering hope that ho might bo
only trying her to see if she loved
him or if she would willingly become
liis wife. Awhile she remained with
her head bowed and her bosom
heaving with the wild emotion thuB
called up. But at length she looked
up and spoke.
"Sir," sho said faintly, but with
marked decision, "you cannot make
me your wife."
"Ahi   And why not?"
"Because 1 will never consent."
"Ah!   Say you so?"
"1 do, and 1 mean it."
"Ha, ha, ha I Vou know little of
my power if you think you can
thwart me in my purpose. I tell
ihce, as sure as the Cod of heaven
lives, you shall be my wife."
"No, no! Before heaven I protest
against such unholy union. You
cannot have my heart, and such a
union would be but foul mockery."
"Oho! Now you come to the
point. I can't have your heart, eh?
Perhaps your heart is given to tbe
gunmaker?"
Rosalind's eyes flashed in an instant. The words of the duke were
spoken snecringly and contemptuously, and ihey jarred upon the
young girl's soul.
"Aye," she quickly tillered, and
boldly, loo, "1 do love Ruric Nevel,
nnd he is worthy of my love."
"Now, my prelty ward," resumed
Olga in a tone of peculiar irony,
"you have spoken as 1 hoped you
wonld speak—plainly nnd to the
point, so 1 can answer just as plainly. Know, then, that Ruric Nevel
can never be your husband. He
stands charged with a horrid crime,
and the emperor only waits to sec
whether the count recovers or not
ere he awards Ihe punishment. The
gunmaker is forbidden on pain of
dcalh to leave the city. So you
may cast him from your thoughts
as soon ns possible."
"What crime is Ruric accused
of?" ihc maiden asked.
"Of murder."
"In wounding the count?"
"Yes."
"Oh, how can you bring your
tongue to such speech? You know
the noble youth was not to blame in
ibis affair.   He was" —
"Hold. Rosalind. I want no argument on this question. You have
heard what 1 have said, and be assured that 1 mean it. I bad hoped
you would receive my proposal with
more favor, but I did nnt enter into
the plan until my mind was all
made up and the thing all fixed.
You will become my wife within one
month!"
"I will flee to the emperor," gasped Rosalind.
"You will not leave this palace
again until you are tlie Duchess of
Tula!"
"I will never speak the word that
is necessary to make mo your wife—
never! At tho altar, if you be by
my side, my lips shall be scaled, and
no power on earth shall loose
them!"
"Do you menn this?" whispered
lhe duko.
"As God lives I do!"
"Then mark mo" — the stout,
dark nobleman gazed fixedly into
the maiden's face as ho spoke, and
in his look and lone there was a
fiendish expression tbat could not
be mistaken—"I shall do all in my
power to make you my lawful wife.
If you refuse me, you shall be boat-
en with the knout in the market
place, where all may see the ungrateful girl who refused the heart
and hand of the noble Duko of Tula. Aye, and after Ihou art beaten
Ihou shall be east in*a the streets
for dogs lo bark at. Dosl bear me,
Rosalind Valdai?"
Willi one deep, soul dying moan
the poor girl sank down, shivering
and pale. The duke caught her as
she fcrll, and, having laid her senseless form back upon tho couch, he
strode from the apartment.
CIIAPTKR IX.
HIE   MASK   THAU  LOWER   TOWN   AND   HE
VK.li.3 Till-:  llBAUT.
It was early evening cre Zenobie
entered the apartment of her young
mistress. As she opened the door
she found all dark within. She
moved into the room, and, shading
her candle with her band,'she gazed about. Tho wind sti'l howled
fearfully without, and the snow
came driving ngainst the windows.
When the girl had reached the extremity of tho place, she called her
mistress' name, and she was answered by a low groan from the couch in
the corner. Thither she hastened,
and there sho found her mistress.
"Rosalind — my mistressl" she
cried, kneeling down.
"Who is it?" the maiden asked,
starling up and ga/itg frantically
nround.
"It is I, Zenobie. Say, ray dear,
good mistress, what is it? What is
the matter?  What bas happened?"
With a quick movement Rosalind
put her attendant away and sat up,
and, having gazed about her for
some moments, she murmured:
"Where am I?   Who is here?"
"It is I. You are in your own
ch'.mber. Come, you are cold here."
Without resistance the maiden
sulfered herself to be led to the
place whero the heated air came up
from the furnace below, and there
she sat down.
"What is it?" again asked Zenobie eagerly. "What has happened ?"
Rosalind bowed ber head upon
her hands, and after some moments
of thought she looked up. She was
very  pale, and a  fearful tremor
6hook ber frame.
"Zenobie," she uttered in a low,
strange whisper, "ask me no more
now. 1 um not well. Oh, ask me
no more now."
"My mistress," returned the
faithful girl, placing one arm about
Rosalind's neck, "you know what
you may tell me and wbat'you may
not. Bin whom will you trust if
you trust not me? Ob, give me
your love, and if 1 cau serve you let
me d» so."
"I would trust you with life itself," the maiden returned, "and
some lime you shall know all that
has happened here, but not now—
not now. Oh, I cannot speak it
now I"
"Say no more, my mistress; only
lei me serve you. You will havo
some refreshment — something to
eat."
"You may bring me some wine,
Zenobie."
And thereupon the young girl
hastened away.
In the meantime the duke was in
his private room below. He was
pacing to nnd fro ncross the floor,
with his hands behind him, and his
brow was dark and lowering. Ever
and anon he would stop near the
door and listen and then proceed.
Al length there came a rap upon the
door, and the duke said, "Enter."
It was a priest who entered the
apartment—a small, deformed man,
somewhere about 50 years of age.
His face was very dark, bis features
sharp and angular, his eyes dark
nnd sunken deep into liis head, his
brow heavy above the eyes, where
the shaggy brows hung over, but
sloping back from thence, lenving
the points where phrenologists locate benevolence and veneration deficient nnd flat. Upon bis shoulders
he wore a huge, ungainly hump, and,
all in all, he was just such a man ns
n timid person would shun. His
name was Savotano. The duke had
been the means of getting him into
tho church, and in consideration
thereof he had bound himself, to do
the duke's evil work. But this is
not all.
Some years before there had been
a murder in Moscow, and Savotano
did the bloody deed. It was a work
of pure vengeance. Olga bad him
apprehended, but he was not
brought to justice. The duke found
him to bo a shrewd, unscrupulous
wretch, willing to serve those who
would pay him well and ready to let
himself then to any one who could
save his life. Olga was a man of
plots and schemes. He fancied that
6iieh a man as Savotano might be
of use to him, so he proposed to
save him if he would serve his benefactor. The villain was glad enough
to accept the proposition, and the
bargain was made. Could Savotano
enter the church and assume the
sacred garb he might in many cases
work to better advantage. The
wretch readily agreed to this, too,
and through Olga's powerful influence bo gained a place in the church.
He knew that the duke held his very
life, and he failed not to serve him.
His clerical robes shielded him from
much suspicion, and, moreover, the
place gave him additional advantages to work at his diabolical trade.
His salary from the government was
sullicient for his support, while an
occasional sum from his master enabled him to enjoy many of those
luxuries which were denied to most
of his brethren. Olga feared not to
trust this man, for the fellow had
nothing to gain by betrayal, but everything to lose.
And such was the man who now
entered (he duke's private room.
He entered with a bold air, for,
though he was somewhat in the
duke's power, yet there was a peculiar satisfaction in knowing that
when he fell the noble lord must
fall with him, part way at least.
Brethren in crime cannot count
much upon respect.
"I have come, my lord," the priest
said as be shook the Enow from his
robe and then took a sent by the
furnace pipe.
"And how is the count?" asked
Olga.
"He is recovering, I nm sure."
"Does Kopani say so ?"
"Yes. He says he will have him
out within a month."
"By heavens, Savotano, this must
not bo."
"But tell mo, my lord, what is the
particular need of the count's departing?"
The duke gazed his visitor a few
moments in the face and then said:
"Why, since the affair interests
you, I'll tell you. Thus far I have
paid you promptly all your dues,
but I cannot do so much longer unless wo can mako some of our points
work. My property is on the do-
crease fait. 1 hnve not enough left
to live on. Within tho past threo
years I have made some bad ventures. I put it into— But never
mind; sufltce it for mo to say that
I am at the end of my fortune."
The duke was about to say that
he had placed large sums in the
hands of the Minister Gallitzin for
the purpose of carrying out the con
spiracy by which the Princess Sophia was to have been placed upon
the throne, witb Gallitzin for her
prime minister und himself also high
in power. IIo chose not to tell of
this. And no wonder, for heads had
ere then been taken to pay for such
indiscretions.
"And now if this count survives I
thus have one source cut off. My
half of Drotzen is used up and mortgaged to him, but if he dies tho
whole comes to mc. His father and
myself married sisters, and they
owned Drotzen, and on his side the
count is the ouly heir. So in the
event of his death the whole comes
to me.   You understand this now."
"Perfectly," returned the priest.
"And 'tis a pity your first effort did
not succeed."
"So it is," said the duke uneasily.
"When I sent him with that message to the gunmaker, I felt sure
he would be slain, and then 1 hoped
that the other couid be disposed of
for having 6lain him. But the emperor has turned all my plans upside down, for the present at least.
Savotano, you must have a hand in
Damonoff's medicine!"
"That is easily done, my lord,"
replied the priest quietly.
"You have free access there?"
"Yes."
"And can you not watch with him
some night?"
"I think I can."
"Then do so. When he ia dead,
800 ducats are yours."
"Then he dies."
"Good! And now there is one
more. This gunmaker must be got
out of the way."
"AhI" uttered Savotano, looking
up incredulously. "Do you mean
so?"
"Most assuredly I do."
"But why him?"
"Do you fear to undertake tho
work ?"
"Not at all, my lord. I only wished to know why he wns wanted
away."
"The reason in simple. I must
marry with Rosalind Valdai. Her
property is worth the whole of Drotzen twice fold—over two million of
ducats."
"So much?" uttered the priest,
opening his eyes with greedy wonder.
"Yes; it is one of the finest estates in Moscow, and it pays her now
a yearly income of • hundred thousand ducats. She does not know it.
Ha, ha, ha I"
"Ha, ha, ha!" laughed the priest
in concert.   "She doesn't, eh?"
"No; she knows nothing about it.
Bnt I must secure this, and in order
to do it I must marry her, and—
if I would be sure of that this accursed gunmaker must be out of the
way."
"But what is he to her?"
"She loves him."
"And is not your authority"—
"Hold, Savotano. I'll explain to
you in a few words. I'm afraid the
emperor has taken a fancy to this
youngster, and if he has he may be
appealed to in this caso. The girl
will take marriage hard. I shall
have to hire you to perform the
ceremony."
"Which I should be pleased to
do," returned the priest, with a
coarse smile.
"You shall havo the opportunity.
But first we must havo the young
Nevel taken care'of."
"I think I can manage that, my
lord."
"And how will you do it ?"
"I suppose you don't want him
put where he can get off and come
back here."
"No. Finish him while you are
about it."
'1 will."
"But, mind, it must bo done so
that in no possible way suspicion
can fall upon me. You must contrive some way so that suspicion
shall be led at once to some apparent point and there baffled."
"Leave me alone for that, my
lord.   I can call help if I want it."
"Are there not places in the city
where a body can he hidden—where
it may be so disposed of and never be found ?" asked the duke as the.
thought came to his mind.
"Never mind," returned the other, with a confident nod of the head.
"If I meddle with the matter, it
shall bo well done."
"Very well. I'll trust it with
you."
For a *rew moments after this
there was a dead silence, during
which only the moaning of the wind
could be beard. But at length tho
duke started up, and, with sudden
energy, he said:
"Ah, Savotano, there is one thing
I came nigh forgetting. You have
heard of this strange monk—Vladimir his name is."
"Aye, and I have seen him too.
You mean that huge lump of human
fat?"
"Yes. And now tell me who and
what he is. He was at the duel, and
I know ho hnB been here to my
house.   Who is ho?"
"You've secured me there, my
lord, for I can tell you no more
about him than I can about the man
in the moon. In short, no one
seems to know him, save that be is
a monk of some Roman order and
named Vladimir. He has been hero
only a few months, as near as I can
find out, and yet I think I know
what his business is, or, at least,
why he's here."
"Ah, you suspect ?"
"Yes, and if my suspicions be
correct we could have him taken
care of at any moment."
"Explain."
"Why, I think he is a spy of the
pope, sent here from Rome to learn
something of our emperor's plans."
"But he has not visited tlio imperial palace."
(TO BI CONXim-TD.l
SOMETHING NEW.
SvMripll"u   uf   tha   New   Wooden    Hoop
UntllWtlkubie silo und   How  J hey
Arm < nibi meted.
Much has been written in regard to
silos and silo building, and numerous
plans have been publishtd, but in
actual experience none of thein has
proved entirely satisfactory. Some
are too expensive for ordinary {armors, others are cheap, but last
only a few years. Tho round stave
silo is one of the cheapest sorts,
and if it were not liable to collapse
on account of shrinkage of the
staves, and the expansion of the
iron hoops, it would be very satisfactory.
There is now a prospect of these
disadvantages being overcome. A
number of farmers in the United
States have adopted the plan of using woodim hoops, which cannot
shrink or lengthen endwise. The inside sheeting is of one-inch Georgia
pine, which seems to be the best kind
uf lumber for silos, oh account of its
nou-shrinknble character. It is so
full of pitch lhat moisture has practically no effect upon it. This lumber has been recently laid down at
Ottawa for $27 per thousand, nnd
at that price should be one of the
most economical our farmers could
use.
Tho foundation of thia new sort of
silo is in its wooden hoops, six
Inches wide, and made of half-inch
elm lumber, sprung around a form,
and built up with well lapped joints,
lisiug a trifle longer nail each time,
until the hoop has a thickness for
tho three bottom hoops of live layers. Tho remaining five top hoops
require enly four layers each. The
average silo will not require more
limn r>00 feet of lumber, and 20
pounds of nails, for lhe hoops which
are easily and quickly made and
s'nould not cost more than $1.2S
each, or $10 For the lot. This is a
good deal less than tlio cost of the
usual iron hoops and lugs. A thrce-
cornercd frame is erected at the exact outside circumference of the silo,
and the hoops placed in position und
fastened.
The lining of the silo is then put
on, and should be of inch Georgia
pino lumber three inches wide, matched and nailed to the hoops tlie fiamo
as the flooring. When the lining is
ou within twenty inches of the starting place, stop, and put hi 2x4 studding, up nnd down between the hoops
on each side of the door for door
slays and jambs. Make the doors of
the same lumber as the walls, cutting
them into "joints" on the inside of
the hoops.
If the silo is outside the barn, it
can be covered with tarred paper,
a nd cheap si ding, run both up and
down as a protection against frost.
Tlie roof and foundation is the same
ns for any silo, and the outside covering could be of any sort the owner
Wished, or it might go without sid-
i«g, the same as any other tub silo.
if protected from the weather the
wooden hoops should last for years,
and if at any time the inside lining
became "dozy" it might bo lined
with tarred paper, und then sheeting, thereby making it serviceable
attain for a number of years at small
cost.
John Gould, tho well known Ohio
dairyman und Farmer's Institute lecturer, who has seen a number of
these silos in operation, thinks
highly of Ihom.—V. W. Hodson, Live
•stock  Commissioner.
A piece of common cardboard, such
(is an old book cover, should be taken and an oval hole cut in the centre
not quite large enough to ft.low nn
egg to pass through. The curdboard
is more conveniently used if it is
dark or colored on one side. Supposing, as should always be the case,
lhat two or three hens are set on
the same day, on the evening of the
same day of the following week the
Glaied Street Potatoes.
If you want glazed sweet potatoes,
boil several medium sized tubers Until
tender, scrape off the skin, cut in half,
put In a baking pan, sprinkle With
sugar, pour over a little melted butter
aud lift when brown.
lie Held Her.
With flirting and foolishness now she was
done,
For Rhu meant to be wed to this chap.
"My  riu'R  for  a  husband,"  she .-mid. "Is
neur won;
1 believe 1 am on my last lap,"
lllu  Driitintsa   Important.
Tile drainage is moro important
than most people bcliovo and should
ho encouraged by farm journals.
■Most of the up-to-date farmers have
■given their farms good under drainage. By tiling, a poor field is readily changed into a fertile one. A
'vheat field, for instance, where wa-
'.cr stands for a short time, cannot
be very productive, as no plant can
do well with its roots under water.
A wet place in the fields is not only
a distinct loss but is a great annoyance as well. Such a spot is difficult
to plow, and a binder will not run
over it during a wet harvest.
It has been noticed that a great
deal of tile is being put in this
spring by farmers that have previously done no work of this kind. A.
farmer who continues to raise crops
without good drainage is sure to be
unsuccessful. lie must be either
shiftless or lazy. The cost is not beyond the means of most farmers and
lhe tile can easily be secured from a
factory in the neighborhood within
hauling distance.
Tor Handling Ksg*.
In handling eggs, a contrivance of
the kind illustrated is useful. Eggs
above or below a fair medium should
be rejected for either market or for
hatching. Small eggs aro often infertile, while extra large eggs arc
nearly always useless for hatching.
If sent to market, a few big eggs do
soiniN'o iioAitn,
not increase the value of the lot, but
rather seem to dwarf the appearance
of the other eggs. Eggs packed in
one box should be of same Bile, The
perforations iu the boards should be
made to (it eggs weighing seven to
nine to the pound. To make the
measuring holes, bore with an augur
and enlarge and shape with a keyhole saw,
Atlirt-i nii-l  Mi iiTTltprriea,
Wo have not found wood ashes
best of strawberries except on vory
sour or damp soil. Tho strawberry
seems to do best on a soil that is
neutral—neither very tow nor very
alkaline. The ashes contain lime,
which will make an ordinary soil too
alkaline for the strawberries to do
thoir best. On a very sour soil the
ashes would be likely to show excellent results. From our own experience we should use the ashes on the
grain. Do not use them on potatoes if you are troubled with potato
scab. The lime in the ashes will encourage the work of the fungus that
causes tlii** scab.—Rural New Yorker.
AN EGG TESTER.
Easily Made, Cosib Not),|ȣ aud  Sarvea u
(-.(Mill     rUl|M!Hf.
The desirability of setting two or
three hens on the same day and examining the eggs at the end of a
week, to see which of them are fertile and which sterile is urged hy W.
Ii. TLgetmetier, an eminent English
poultry authority. Of numerous instruments advertised under the names
of ovascopes and egg testers he finds
none superior and few equal to one
that can be made without the slightest, cost us follows !
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ITMTIXO   A.N   KllU.
eggs should bo removed quietly from
under the hen. She need not be lifted off the nest, but tho hand can be
passed under her and the eggs taken
away one by one. These should be
conveyed in a basket, into a room
limited  only  by  oue lamp.
The cardboard, with lhe dark side
toward the observer, should then be
heir! up against the lamp, as shown
in the cut, and tho,eggs one after another should he held against the hole
and the light looked at through
them. If Ihey appear unchanged and
look like a fresh egg, they are barren
and should be put ' on one side.
Those eggs with chickens in them,
the only ones which will hatch, aro
perfectly opaque at the end of a week
except at the larger end, whero the
nir space exists. This opacity is
caused by the blood vessels, which at
that period of the hatching line tho
shell, extending all over its interior
excepting at the air space.
Now, supposing that between thirty and forty eggs have been sot under the three hens and that owing to
any cause a half or third of them are
sterile, it will obviously be of nd-
^antage to place the fertile opaque
eggs under two of the hens and to
give a fresh sitting to tho third. In
this way the services of a broody
hen are utilized and good clutches of
chickens are much more'likely to be
insured.    ■
There is no use in allowing a hen
to sit upon a number of barren eggs.
If she breaks one near the period of
hatching, the contents cover the
others and foul the nest and interfere greatly with the due hatching of
the chickens.
A  I arm t unr«iii«nc#.
Handling barbed wire with the device shown herewith is very much
easier than by the old way. lt saves
clothes and lacerated hands, and
works well on uneven ground and
through brush. Two strips, a-b, one
inch by 2J inches wide and 30 inches
long, are used. Two inches from the
end of each    strip     an inch  hole   is
wide and 2 feet long. This brought
the .vide strips the eight distance
apart for 2-foot fine mesh wire net*
lin^. A d-inch strip set on edge     to
INEXPENSIVE CHICKEN COOPS.
support roof boards and muslin extends to end of yard, and is nailed
to strip c Cheap unbleached muslin,
well coated with boilod linseed oil,
waa tacked alongside of strip b,
stretched and tacked to centre strip,
and along side edge of coop At dj
lapping about 1 inch. Loops or buttonholes on opposite edge of cover
fit snugly ovor wire fence staples on
the sido cf strip e. Four staples wero
driven in sluntlng to hold cover securely. Iho cover is easily slipped off
and thrown back when chicks aro
fed or coop cleaned.
These coof-* aro light and easily
moved to fresh ground. If a heavy
shower coiiich there Is no running to
place boards over the yards. Ground
should be sloped off a little just outside of coop and yard. For large
chicks I added a roost, as shown ia'
Fig. 3. I throw in some sod and some
fresh ground bone and meat daily/
und fed mostly wheat and cracked
cor-i. Scraps from tho table and
plenty of sharp grit wero furnished.
A large tin fruit can with holef
punched about one-half inch from top
odge, filled with water or milk, covered with a large flower pot saucer,
and tho whole quickly inverted, furnished u cheap nnd serviceable drinking    founlniii.—American Agricultur1-
DKVI0B FOlt HANDLING IUII1IF.D WIRE
bored. Two round slicks 1 inch iu
diameter are necessary. Hard wood
broom handles will serve the purpose. The one shown at c-d should
be 2 feet long, while e-f is 20 inches
long. The handle, c-d, may be fastened by driving a nail through the
sidepiece. but e-f should be keyed so
it may be removed from the frame
and passed through the spool of wire
as shown in the drawing. The wire
i.s easily handled by drawing it ovor
the ground with this simple device.
Ui.lie- fur Draft,
Any horse the purpose of which is
to draw large loads, whether at the
walk or trot, may be spoken of as a
"horse for draft." Common usage
has flxed the term "draft" on hors..s
of specified weight, and size, but there
nre other clas'ses .' on J he market
whose conformation is what has
come to be known as thj "draft
form," but which differ from the
drafter in the matter of size and
weight and the manner of performing
their    work. The  drafter proper
works always at a walk, while other
classes of horsen of 'draft type do
their work mainly at the trot.--Bulletin United States Bureau of Animal Industry.
(il"B«*H   I "111   III    1  ll»l»1Ml.
In spite of war abroad anil taxes
at home, Grent Britain found something to bo thankful for last year.
A London periodical, soberly noting
that ''the maize plant from America'' hits long been grown in English
gardens- "for decorative panoses,"
observes that "for eating in the
green state the cobs now find a growing demand at the large holds lit
tho west end."
This means th it the Moth f Country has discovered green Co*! ind
will henceforth uso it "for decorative
purposes" after the Canadian stylo-
Cob lu'hand.
" chicken" cccrs.
Cheap   ittui   < otive'nlettt   Oiiei  lhat   Ar*
I.Wjt.   I .• 11 tilts,
The old style triangular coops, Fig.
1, are difficult to clean.'Filth is liable to accumulate in the corners, a,
and indjco disease. Short pieces of
boaid fitted in as shown by tho dot-
led lines would improve it, hut I prefer a goo<l-sized box, costing 5 cents,
using a portion of the boards from a
similar box for the slats and roof.
Fig. 2 shows front view of completed
coop; o is a 3 or 4-inch strip, laid on
edge across centre of box nud nailed.
Hoof boards, f, are nailed to this
und to the ends of box, projecting
about 2 inches nil around. Tarred
paper held by strips of lath, or lath
alono, over the cracks, finish the
roof Small hinges of metal or leather and a wooden but ton hold the
door.
For combined coop and yard I uso
a larger box, optn in front, with roof
pro.ie'ting only at back to lift coop
by. Twc-iri h strips 6 feet long are
na-lod on Rides of box at top and
bottom, as shown in Figs. 3 and 4,
connected ut ijuter ends by cross
strips aud uprights. I use boxes 26
or 27 inches high,  about 82   inches
Canada*-*   Vwtmrinary   Ouarunttiift   Offlocr*
Dr. Arthur G. Hopkins has recently been appointed to represent the
Veterinary Branch of the Dominion
Department of Agriculture, in Great
Britain, with headquarters at das'
gow. His oflieial designation will
bo "Veterinary Quarantine Ofllco fer
Canada," and he will assume Iho
duties performed last season by Dr..
J. G. Kuiherford, now chief Veterinary Advisor to the Department of
Agriculture. Dr. Hopkins, while
still a young man has had a wide
experience, not only as a practical
veterinarian, but also in the varied
duties of lecturer, author and editor.
He was graduated from Toronto
Veterinary College iu 1891 with the
degree of*V.S. In 1897 he obtained
his diploma in Agriculture at vho
Ontario Agricultural College, Guelph,
He has also tho degree of B.Agr.,
from Iowa Agricultural College, of
D.V.W. from the Veterinary Depart*
ment of tho Iowa State College, nnd
of V.D.V., (post grad.) from MclCil-
lop College,  Chicago.
For several years Dr. Hopkins
practiced his profession in Manitoba,
ond was at a later date appointed
Instructor in Animal Husbandry at
tho Agricultural College, University
of Wisconsin. This position he resigned to become Associate Editor
of The Fai mors* Advocate, Winnipeg,
Man., with which paper he remained
until called to his present duties.
Dr. Hopkins is also the author of
"Veterinary Elements," a manual
for farmers and agricultural students
which has been accorded high praise
by leading authorities as a treatise
of great value to every man who hat
stock under his care. Dr. Hopkins
leaves immediately for Great Britain
in order to bo prepared for this season's importations of live stock.
His address until the close of navigation on the St. Lawrence, will bo
62 St. Enoch Square, Glasgow,
Scotland. The certificates issued by
him will be accepted by the United
States authorities in the same way,
as were those issued by Dr. Huther-
ford lost season—F. W. Hodson,
Live Stock Commissioner.
rotat««i titular Straw.
A neighbor last soason secured a
good yield of potatoes when all the
rest of us failed to raiso a half crop.
He accomplished this in the following manner. Tho ground was well
manured and pulverized by plowing
and harrowing, The potatoes wero
planted rather early and hood and
cultivated two or three times. When
the tops reached a height of 6 inches
the ground between the rows was
covered to the depth of 2 or 3 inches
with straw. The result wos largo
smooth tubers at digging time—American Agriculturist.
Iteniodv for   PoTittO   lllljfllt.
For potato blight, I put the paris
green or london purple in the bordeaux mixture, using tho same
amount of poison as if used separately This 1 do at the first spraying
and  once  or  twice  afterward. It
saves time and labor. This year I
mall use arsenate of lead instead
ami add it to the bordeaux mixture,
—WaHer E. Overeud, in Orange Judd
farmer.	
The Greenland Slinrk.
The Greenland shark is well known
as a foe to whalers. It will follow a
dead whale to the ship and show no
fear of the men while they nre engaged
In cutting up the prey, biting out lumps
from it as big as n man's head. Sometimes it happens thnt a man will fall
off the slippery side of the whale close
by the shark, bnt the latter never attacks him. being intent upon gorging
Itself with the flesh of the cetacean.
The most severi^wotinds from thrusts
of the whalers' knives will not persuade it lo desist This species of shark
is often partly or wholly blinded by a
parasitic worm three Inches long which
fastens itself at the corner of the eye
and lives on Us fluids.
niffbt Doinar.
One's rlgbtful work Is often halted
by fear of what others will say about
it. This may be even more a barrier
to tbe work than the fear nf not doing
the work nt nil. It takes courage to
do what we believe we ought to do,
when we thluk we shall be criticised
or misunderstood or scorned. But the
real calamity lies In not doing what
we ought Of this It Is well to have
bo Btrong a fear that we shall have
courage to face whatever others may
say of our right doing.
When Coins Were PlrM Made.
Certain passages in tbe "Iliad" of Homer would lead to the inference thnt
coins of brass were struck as early
as 1184 B. O. Tradition affirms that
tbe Chinese bad bronze coins as early
as 1120 B. O. But Herodotus, "the
fatber of history," ascribes the "invention" of coins to the Lydlnns, about
nine centuries B. 0., and there is no
satisfactory evidence that coins were
known prior to tbat date. -*^ai*-
IMAIYSraiElBM
MARYSVILLE,  B.  C.
'THY WILL BE DONE."
Not In dumb resignation ;■
We lift our hanils on hl*h;
Not like the nerveless fatalist,
Content  to trust  nnd  die.
Our  faith   springs  like  the   eagle
That soars to meet the sun.
And cries exalting unto Thee,
"Oh Lord, Thy will be done!"
When  tyrant   feet  nre  trampling
Upon the common weal.
Theu dost not hid ns cringe cad writhe
Beneath the Iron heel:
\ In Thy  name we assert our rights
With sword nnd tongue and pen,
A tut e'en the headsman's axe mny Hash
The message unto men.
Thy will; it hid sthe weak he strong.
It bids the strong be Just,
No lln to fawn, no hand to beg.
No brow to s.-'ek the <lu>t.
Wherever man oppresses man
Heneath   thy   liberal   won,
Oh God, be there Thine mm made bare,
lily righteous will be done.
—John Hay
0
iii* Advice,
The story is told of the present
Archbishop of Canterbury that, upon
a candidate for ordination essaying
to rend a chapter of the Bible before
him to test his elocutionary powers,
he was 8topped wiih the abrupt
comment, "Ye'rc inaudible!" "But,
my lord," said lhe discomfited youth,
"I've read the lesson in a big church
end been told that every word could
be heard." "Who told ye—a lady?
Aro ye engaged to her?" The candidate owned the soft 'impeachment.
"Then, don't believe a word she
Bays—until yc'ro marriod to her,"
v.ns tho ungallunt reply.
Young men think themselves wiso
nnd  drunken   men     think, themselves
so b er.  a
Kluat   I'ny   to   Wed.
Army nnd navy officers In Germnny
nre obliged to mnke a deposit of $7,500
with tho government before they nre
permitted to marry. This draws an Income of 3 per cent and nt deut'i is refunded to the family or heirs.
Keep MIHABD'S LINIMENT m tie House.
The white poplar can be used as a
natural lightning rod.
As Parmelre'-= VefOtatflO TIll-i contain mandrake and dandelion, they euro liver and kidney
complaints with unerring certainty. They nl.iti
contain roots nnd herbs which havo specula
virtues truly wonderful in their action on the
stomach and bowels. Mr. E. A. Qairnoross,
Hh(.kospoaro, writes I—"I consider Parmeleej
Pills un excellent remedy for billo-asnoss anil
dnrangcmeiit of tho livor, having uf od thorn myself for bumu tune."
ln Belgium each member of the
rto'iSO of representatives jceims
tld 10s a month if lie does not live
in lliussels.
WIRE   WOUNDS.
My mat'e, a wry valuable one, was
badly cut and bruised by being
caught io a wire fence. Some of the
wounds would not heal, although 1
tried many different medicines. Dr.
Bell advised me to use MINARD'S
LINIMENT, diluted at first, tben
stronger ns the sores began to look
better, until, after three weeks, the
sores have healed, and best of all the
hair is growing well, and is not
white, us is most always the case in
horse wounds.
F. M. DOUCET.
Weymouth.
lie   is   fullest of  fault  who  thinks
himself faultless.
How's This?
We offer One Hnndrod Dollars Howard 'or
anv casu ct Catarru tha: cannot be cored by
Hall's Catarrh Curo. _
F. J. CHENEY & CO., Props., Tolodo. O.
Wo, the ondorsitj'-ned, have known F j.
Chenoy for tha last 15 yours, and bcliovo tdra
r-ort'oc.ly honorable In all busine-id transactions,
nnd financially able to curry out. any obligation
mado by their firm.
\ve3t&Ti:u.\x, Wholesale Druggists* Tolodo,
O. Wamuno, Kjhvam & Uabvik, Wh^-wala
DrngfflBts, Toledo. O
Ball's Catarrh Care U taken internally, acting direct ly upon tho blood and mucous surfaces
of tlio pyatem. Price ",-c per bottle. Sold hy
all arn88 Rfc .   Testimonials f-eo.
ilat'.'s i'amily Pilis are tbo host.
Many a deluge of trouble has come
out of a pink cask.
Happy is the man whose wife possesses more prudence than vanity.
MAUD'S LINIMENT Lumberman's Friend.
Australia has most churches in
proportion to population; ihe United
.States stands next; Wnglund is third,
und Spain  takes fourth  place.
There never was, und never will be. n
universal panacea, in ono remedy, for nil ilia
to which flesh is heir—tho very nature uf
many curatives being such that were Uie
germs of other and dill'orently seated diseases rooted in tho system of tho patient—
what would relieve one ill in turn would aggravate the other. We have, however, In
Quinine Wine, wheu obtainable in a sound.
unadulterated stnto, a remedy for many nud
grievous il-fl. By its gradual and judicioui
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 thoso with
whom a chronic state of morbid despondency and luck of intfoat In life is n discaeo,
and, by tranquilizing .he nerves, disposes to
sound and refreshing sleep—imparls vlaor
to the action of the blood, which, being
-stimulated, courses throughout the veins,
strengthening the healthy animal functions
of tlm system, thereby making activity a
necessary result, strengthening the frame,
and giving life to tho digestive orguns, which
naturally demand incrouwed substance—result, improved appetite. Northrop & Lyman,
of Toronto have given to the public their
superior Quinine Wine at the usual rate, and,
gauged by the opinion of scientists, this
wine approaches nearest perfection of any is
tho market.   Alt I'nigglstS sell it.
The Skerrymore lighthouse, off the
]r1(1 of Tyree, is the largest on the
British coasts. * "It* contains 4,308
tons of masonry, and cost £90,208.
Chronic dernnpemonta of the stomach, livor..
and blood aro speedily roinovod hy tho active
pr.nciplo of the im;r»niicr.U entering into tho
composition, of Parmoloc's Vegetnblo Pills.
Thoso pills act specifically on tho deranged
organs, stinralutlm/ to ncti* in the dormant energies of the system, thereby removing diseoto
nnd renewing li o and vitality to the afflicted.
1 n this lies tho groat secrot of tho popularity of
Purmoloe's Vegetable Pills.
Cast-iron ploughs were introdu.'ed
nbout 120 years ago, and much objected to on the ground that they
poisoned tho land.
All the space between tho cradlo
nnd the grave is filled with uncertainty.
The average pace at which a thunder-storm travels is 28Va miles an
hour.
Tn Jewish marriages tho woman
always stands to the right. In
every other nation tliat is the man's
place.
Raw Winds
Wet Weather
cause the Colds that cause
Pneumonia and Consump
tion.
...
Shiloh's
Consumption
Cure
cures the cold, heals the
lungs and makes you well.
S HIL 0 H cures Consumption
and all Lung and Throat
Troubles; and Coughs and
Colds in a day. Positively
guaranteed.   25 cents.   .   .
Write to S. C. WEWfl & Co., Toronto,
Can., for a free trial bottle.
Karl's Clover Root Tea Cures Headache
V i
FRIENDLY ADVICE.   MARKET REVIEW.
TO WEAK, NEKVOUS AND EASILY
TIRED WOMEN.
Given in the Story of One Who Had
Suffered and Has Found Renewed
Health and  Strength.
HALCYON HOT SPRINGS, B. C.
Without question the best and
most effective springs in Canada for
the curo of rheumatism, kidney or
liver troubles. The medicinal quail-,
ties of the water are unequalled.
Splendid hotel accommodation ; fine
Ashing and hunting. An ideal spot
for tbe Invalid.
A mummy of an Egyptian king recently discovered has in its mouth
u set of artificial teeth. The plate
is of wood, and the teeth arc knobs
of brass.
'I here nre bo many cough medicines in the
market that it te sometimes difficult to tell
which to huy; but if we imd a cough, a cold
or any ufflletiori of the throat ur lungs, we
would try Blokle's Anti-Consumptive Syrup.
Those who huve used it thintt it is far ahead
ofnlotlar propurations recommended for
t-uch complaints. The little folks like it us
it is us pleasaut as syrup.
The lyre bird of Australia is the
biggest song-bird in the world, lt
is nenrly as large as a prairie chicken.
TWO LETTERS
From the Sun, Orangeville,  Ont.
It is a good many years sinnce the
good wrought by Dr. Williams' Fink
Fills was lirst recorded in the columns of the Sun, but during that
period the sterling merit of the medicine has increased its reputation
and every day adds to the number
of thoso who have found health
through tho use of theso famous
pills. Many iu this town have freely
spoken of tho benefit they have derived from the use of Dr. Williams'
Fink Fills, and to theso another is
added in the person of Miss Victoria Widdis. To a reporter of the
Sun who had hoard of her cure, Miss
Widdis said : "Several years ago 1
became vory much run down; I felt
tired all the time, my blood was
watery and i was in what the physicians called an anaemic condition.
I was always weary and worn out,
not able to do anything and yot not
sick enough to be in bed. iiy heart
bothered me with its constant palpitation, brought about by my extreme weakness. My appetite failed
me and 1 was gradually growing
worse. 1 had heard and road of Dr.
Williams' Fink Fills and decided to
give them a trial. After using them
a short time a decided change was
noticable and it is no exaggeration
to sny that 1 felt like an entirely
different person. My appetite returned and with it good blood    and
| strong nerves. I can conscientiously
say for Dr. Williams' Fink Fills that
j they did me more good thau 1 can
tell. To all weak, nervous, easily
tired, run down women, 1 say by
nil means give Dr. Williams' Fink
Fills a trial and you will be delighted with the result."
It is becauso these pills make, rich,
red blood that they curo such troubles as anaemia, shortness of breath,
headache, palpitation of the heart,
rheumatism, erysipelas, St. Vitus'
dance, and the functional ailments
that make the lives of many women
a source of constant misery. The
genuine pills always bear the full
name, "Dr. Williams' Pink Fills for
Pale People,', on the wrapper on
every box. Sold by all dealers or
sent by mail at SOc a box or six
boxes for $2.f>0, by addressing tho
Williams' Medecino Co., Drockville,
Out.
THEY  PROVE THE PERMANENCY
OF CURES BY  DODD'S KIDNEY PILLS.
Over Six Years Have Gone By and
This Cure Still Stands—Only One
of Many Such Cases.
St. Mary,9 Ferry, N. B., June 14.—
(Special)—Mr. Thomas Harrison of
this place has addressed two slgnifi-
■uut letters to tho Dodd's Medicine
Co., Toronto
TIIE FIRST ONE.
St. Mary's Ferry, Dec. 18, 1895.
Gentlemen :
1 feel it my duty to you and to
tho public at largo to tell what
Dodd's Kidney Fills havo done for
me.
About ono year ago I began to
suffer with severe pains over the region of my kidneys, followed by a
very  lethargic feeling.
When I lay down, it was torture
to get up again.
This state continued for- sometime,
and all the while 1 was still getting
weaker and losing flesh rapidly.
My appetite was very much impaired, and at last I was obliged to
call In a physician.
He gave my sufferings a vory learned name, and doctored me for some
timo, but I got no better.
1 called in several other physicians, but it wus of no use; my sufferings got worse all the time until
1 began to despair of life.
A friend advised me to use Dodd's
Kidney Prills. I was very skeptical,
but was prevailed upon to commence
a treatment; the first box made me
feel some better.
1 passed a stone that had formed
in the bladder.
I continued the use of Dodd's Kidney Pills until I had used threo
boxes, and now believe that I havo
a radical and complete cure, as it is
six months since I used any of the
Pills, and have had no symptoms or
return of the malady.
I know that my cure is due to
Dodd's Kidney Fills, as I used no
other medicine after commencing
their use.
Yours truly.
THOMAS HARRISON.
THE SECOND ONE.
St. Mary's Ferry, N. B.,
March 24,  1002.
Gentlemen :
What 1 said in 1805 1 can at this
moment most emphatically substantiate.
I have never had tho slightest
symptom of a return of my old
trouble.
Yours  truly,
THOMAS HARRISON.
The last timo torture wns i.sed In
England was in 1040, when a glover
named Archer was put on the rack.
The only other animal besides man
found all over the world is the dog.
A battery of fiefd artillery numbers 162 all ranks, 110 horses, six
guns.
No Oxford student may take his
B. A. degree until after a residence
of twelve terms.
We would all be better if we could
have a chance to try to live up to
our obituary notices.
You can get almost any manjs attention by saying you dislike to encroach on his valuable timo.
A person 20 years old, haa on an
average, '12 years of life before him
1/ he lives In the United States, 41 if
he lives in England, and only 87 if
his home is in Belgium.
Clunk In the milk is a white lie
Some men seek    justice and   somo
havo if forced upon them.
Alaiy n man with a good scheme
l-'-rks the required nerve to p-ish it
thiough.
MR. A. B. LAW, M.P.
A C»nadl**n Who   Huh a Kent   tn   tho Imperii.! Parliament.
Among the native Canadians who
have seats in tho British House of
Commons the name of Mr. Andrew
Bonar Law has not been prominently mentioned, and yet he promises to
shed considerable lustre on his native land. Mr. Law was born in
New Brunswick iu 1838, tho son of
Hev. James Law, M.A., a Presbyterian minister. Ho was educated
partly in his native Province and afterwards at the Glasgow High
School. Mr. Law ia now a prominent iron merchant in Glasgow, Chairman of the Scotch Pig-iron Association, and ex-Chairman of the Glasgow Iron Trade Association. He
entered Parliament at the last general election as representative of tha
Blackfriars division of Glasgow, defeating by a thousand votes Mr. A.
D. Frovand, who had represented the
division as a Gladstonian and a Radical since 1880. It Is rather creditable that tho two leading cities of
Scotland shouftt hnve among their
representatives at Westminster two
Canadians, "Mr. Law, a Conservative, from Glasgow, and Mr. George
M. Brown, a Liberal, from Edinburgh. Mr. Law took partiin there-
cent discussion on tho budget, and
The London Sketch says of his
speech: "One of tho hits of the budget discussion was made by Mr. Andrew Bonar Law, an iron merchant
from Glasgow. His father was a
Presbyterian minister in Canada, and
everyone familiar with ecclesiastical
affairs in Scotland has heard of Andrew Bonar. Mr. Bonar Law is only 44. and is a new member, with a
grave face and bright eyes, and with
head well set on shoulders. Scotchmen   nre      familiar    with     economic
questions! "*i|<l *^Ir* 1*aw hellJ lhc
House with his eloquent nnd easy
treatment of tho corn duty. Although he supported the budget, his
speech was warmly praised, even by
Liberals, und unless he is a ouo-
BPeech man he will  make his mark."
Oriental   l.tiiKiiUta.
All orientals ure great linguists.
They seem to have a faculty for picking up languages that is not onlnycd
by Anglo-Saxons.
Aft for Miliard's mi lake no other.
Tt took Harvey 2(1 yeais to perfect his work of the discovery of the
circulation of tho blood.
The olive    will    livo longer under
water than any other treo.
A well-built chimney 100 feot high
will sway 3 inches to 4 inches In a
hie/h wind without any danger of
falling'
Two washings with Sunlight
Soap wear the linen less than
one wash with common soap.
Sunlight
Soap
REDUCES
EXPENSE
(Compiled from The Commercial)
WHEAT.
The Manitoba wheat trade is no
better this week than we reported
last week. Exporters are still doing
next to nothing, and buyers are
scarce. The American markets are
stronger, the prices for Manitoba
wheat having remained stationary,
and at the end of this week we quote
values, 1 hard 74-Jc, 1 northern 72c,
and 2 northern 70-Jc, in store, Port
William or Port Arthur elevators,
spot or June delivery. Later delivery than June is not wanted as yet,
but first half July might he sold at
\c under June.
Liverpool Wheat—No. 1 northern
closed on Saturday at 6s \;-,d.
FLOUK—Hungarian patent $2.15
per sack or 98 pounds; Cllenora, S2 ;
Alberta, $1.85; Manitoba, £1.70 ;
and JCXXX, $1.25.
GROUND FEED—Out chop, per
ton, «$2lJ; barley chop, $24; mixed
barley and oats, $27; oatmeal feed,
§15.50; oil cake,  $30.
M1LLFEED—Dran, in bulk, is now
worth $16 por ton,  and shorts $19,
OATS—The market for oats is
quiet owing largely to light offerings.
Demand is good in this market.
Fort William prices aro lower but the
local market is not changed. We
quote; No. 2 white oats, Fort William, 41c bus.; No 1 white, in car
lots on truck, Winnipeg, per bushel,
•15c; No. 2 white, 41 to 42c; feed
grades, 38 to 89cj seed oats, 50c.
At country points farmers ure getting 29c to 31c for No. 2 white oats.
DABLEY—Movement is very light.
We quote 46 to 48c for seed grades,
and 42 to 45c for feed, in carlots, on
track, Winnipeg.
HAY—Receipts are light, and tho
market is lirm at $8 to $9 per ton
for fresh baled. Loose hay is not
offering owing lo bad roads.
POULTRY—The market is quiet.
Live chickens bring 70 to 75c $per
pair, und turkeys are worth lie per
pound, live weight.
BUTTER—Creamery—Receipts continue to increase, but us there is a
fairly good shipping demand prices
hold steady at 17c per pound factory
points.
BUTTER—Dairy—This kind of butter is now more plentiful und as
thero are no old stocks on hand the
market is in a healthy condition.
Prices have declined again this week.
and wc quote round lots now lie
per pound commission basis, for
tubs, nnd 13c for prints. Prints nre
not wanted to any extent us they
will not keep iu hot weather.
CHEESE—Commission houses are
paying 11-Jc per pound for new
Manitoba cheese delivered here.
EGGS—Tho market is well supplied
with eggs. Pickling is now over,
and lower prices may follow. Buy-
ors are still paying 10-V&C per do>:cn
for fresh case lots delivered here.
POTATOES— Farmers' loads delivered in Winnipeg, 25c per bushel.
DRESSED MEATS—Beef, city dressed, per pound, 8 to 9c; veal, 7-V6 to
eV&c; mutton, 10c; spring lambs,
each $3.50 to $4.50; hogs, per
pound,  7*}\ to  8V2C.
TALLOW—Local buyers are paying 5 to 6c per pound for tallow delivered here, according to the grade.
Hides—No. 1 city hides, 6V£c No.
5VSP, No. 3. 414. Kips and calf, tho
same price as hides; deakins, 25 to
40c; slunks, 10 to 15c; horse-hides,
SOc to $1.
WOOL is worth 6V&0 per pound for
Manitoba unwashed fleece.
SENECA ROOT—The market has
not opened yet and there is nothing-
new to suy. Drier weather would facilitate digging. Minneapolis dealers
aro quoting 37 to 39c delivered there.
Winnipeg 'dealers have not named a
price yet.
LIVE STOCK.
CATTLE—The market is bore of
cattle and anything good will bring
5£c. The range is from 5 to 5-§c oft'
cars here. Yearling stockers are
worth as high us $16 per head at
point of shipment. Two year olds
$20 to $22 per head.
SHEEP—Sheep are worth from 5c
to 5Jc per pound, off cars, Winnipeg,
and lambs about the same.
HOGS—lave hogs nre worth now
for best weights, averaging between
150 and 250 pounds, (>ic, off cars,
Winnipeg. Heavy and light weights,
lc less.
MILCH COWS—Cows aro scarce,
and good milkers readily bring $45
in this market, the range being from
$35 to $45 each.
HOUSES—Thern is a good demand
for horses anil dealers (ind no difficulty in disposing of all they can
secure. The market is being largely
supplied from Ontario. Prices are
high.
Girls who make the greatest exertions to catch husbands are usually
last in the race.
When tlie day breaks some men are
too lazy to make use of the pieces.
Lifebuoy Soap—diainfectant— iB strongly
recommended by the medical profession aa
a safeguard against infectious diseased.      23
f a spinster isn't as tall as she
would like to be she should get
spliced.
Kafe, Cvrtain, Prompt, Kcoiionilc—These
few adjectives apply willi j-eculisr force to l)r,
Thomas' Eclectric OU—a standard external and
internal remedy, adapted to the relief and cure
of cough:*, Bore ihroat, hoarseness uud ull affections of 1 lie breathing organs kiduey trouble:*,
sore , lfnm-i,■■.--- aud physical pain.
W. W. OCILVIE  MILLING CO.
By Royal Warrant Millers to H.R.H. THE PRINCE OF WALES
OGILVIE'S
HUNGARIAN
THE WORLD'S BEST FAMILY FLOUK.
OGILVIE'S
GLENORA
PATENT
THE WORLD'S BEST BAKER'S FLOUR.
ASK FOR OGILVIE'S.
Pnlm Tree Clothe..
The population of Dinny smith sea Inlands uiunurnclurcj their entire sulfa
from the products of the palm tree.
Soma Ancient  Oak..
Somo of the oldest trees In the world
nre to be fouud In Great Britain. The
tree culled William the Conqueror's
oak, In Windsor park, Is supposed to
be 1.200 years old. The famous Bent-
ley and Wlufarlhlug ouks ore at least
two centuries older.
Oren.e Spot..
Dissolve suit lu alcohol to take ont
grease spots.
Rank lii-tratttntle.
First Tramp—I ran across a rich uncle of mine lately, but after all 1 done
fer blm he wouldn't gimme a cent
Second Tramp—Wbat did you do fer
him?
First Tramp—Fer ten years I've been
travelln1 under an assumed name Jest
to spare his feclln'i.
A*k for Um OcUtoa •» •*•
Cane flognr  Pointer.
Cane sugar, heated und treated with
chlorate of potash, forms a detonating
mixture of great Intensity.
t:... Limit ot Poiinlntlon.
Philosophers and statisticians have
compared figures and lind that the limit of the earth's capacity Is 0.201.000,
000 human beings; alio that this number will be reached before the close of
lhe twenty-first century.
c/tas, &effee,   ^-t^W* ^^^^^^*^^
qsbtd   en, -flU, ?7i><L*AeJ~.
5 _    o?forte/ fits' *wUn,ces ituO ■crtAcd>r M^o-ry
Many a bachelor who plans a happy ft reside oi his own eventually
bumps ii]) against a so-called fur-
nace-huuteil ftat.
HEALTH FOR LITTLE ONES.
Baby's   Own  Tablets  Make Children
Well and Keep Them Well.
11 your children are subject to colic
indigestion or any stomach trouble;
il they are troubled with constipation, diarrhoea, or nny ol" the ills
that afflict little ones, give them
Baby's Own Tablets. This medicine
will give relict' right away, making
sound, refreshing sleep possible, it
will put children on the highroad to
health at once, ll is doing this today for thousands ol* children in all
parts of the country. Mrs. R. L.
McEarlutic, Bristol, Que., say's: "1
take pleasure iu testifying to the
merits of Baby's Own Tablets. I
have used them for my baby since
she was three months old, aivd previous to using them she was a delicate child. She is now quite the reverse, ns she is plump, healthy and
strong. 1 think Baby's Own Tablets the best medicine in the world
for little ones." These Tablets are
good for children of all ages and
dissolved in water or crushed to a
powder they can be given with ab-
oluto safety to the youngest, weakest baby. Guaranteed to contain no
opiate or harmful drugs. Sold by all
dealers at 25c a box, or sent post
paid by writing direct to the Br.
Williams' Medicine Co.. Broekville,
Out., or Schnectady, N.Y.
Qttf-ar neurits'.
In New Holland the women cut
themselves With shells and, keeping
the wounds open a long time, form
deep scars in the flesh, whi -h tley
(hem highly ormunentul, Anothor Fin
guiar mut ilaticn is made among
them, when iu infancy thry take oil
the little finger of the left hand nt
the second j*iiut.
Tlia  Mntmeit   MHChfnift..
It would appear that ono of tho
most dangerous of peaceful occupations is the seemingly innocuous one
of attendant of a joiner's planing
machine At a hearing in a prosecution under the factory act at Halifax recently a factory Inspector told
the court that when he took office he
made it a point to try to discover
an attendant of such a machine who
had all his fingers. It was five years
before he came across such a man.
All the attendants of joiners'
planing machines whom he had seen
in the meantime had one or more
fingers missing, which they had lost
in the performance of their work—
and that notwithstanding the fact
that the men engaged in such work
are aware of the danger and aro
careful.
A train big enough to carry the
live stock which arrives in a single
day iu the Chicago stockyards would
have to bo l<>":t of a mile long, and
contain  12,Mil"   trucks;
There are times when  the truth  Ifl
ilmost  as  disagreeable  as   it   is  BUt>
JIINARD'S LINIMENT Is used Hy Cnyslcians.
Lots of men, alter laying up something for a rainy day, get discouraged because  it   doesn't rain.
Horses Wanted
by the British
Governments
Dick's Blood Purifier
for Horses.
The great tonic medicine of
the age. It tones up the system, rids the stomach of bols,
worms and other parasites.
50 cents a package. Write
for Book on Cattle and
Horses.    // is /tee.
LEEMINO MILES & CO.,
AGENTS.     -     -     -      MONTnEAL.
You Want Money
MAKE WHAT VOU HAVE GO FARTHER
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Illustrated go to your address if you are living west of Nortb Hay. Regular price .$4.00 per annum. Sent to any address west of North Hay lor
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IffiSttiai
Page Woven Wire  Fence
dinn olimate,
in nil feneec
makes tin or
{mmrmmTage   woven   wire
Id a f+c\     ~VV trr ' Owtuu to tht. viiriutitmw of the Oonoi
IrnuL I   I I . X-i'i-   .-MhH.aerablaaUowancemnst be made
t ; rj I- :~zt- :±i-$7.: *-£ \,,,- ■•■.mtruetion nml expiinsiun, which
Janodian olimate,
in all feneefl
. _. makes nn or
3j dinar; wirefencounaerTieeable.aflwhenitaxpaiuii
it benomea no loose n« to prove of little -mine.  Note
this makes it elastic and BeW-re-gnlatlnB.  The Page
which In twice oa strong bb ordinary wire. Prices are
'    also make Qatea,
rvm*».0nl. 8
ho conttn ioua coll r—
Wire Fence is madi.of "Page" wire, which to twice as wrong BBOrcunaty
particularly low this-nenson.  :*o.ooo miles of Poye fences now In Ofe.   Wealspn
Ornamental FenoesandPoultry Net Hng.  hu K-.gtiVJire Fence Co.. Limited. Whlhn
ROSS & ROSS, General Agents, Box 688, Winnipeg, Man.
Many a good man blacks boots,
and many a bad one blacks characters.
It i.s a deplorable fact that u girl
can never got her first kiss but once.
Colliers were slaves in England up
to the year 1775.
A 10 cent packet of
Wilson's
Fly Pads
has actually
Killed a Bushel
of Flies
DON'T    TAKE
n big cigar If yon wont » good one*
SMOKE
LUCINAS
a medium Stxe nml K''t Hint ftweot
ttnvor till clf^nr M-i-il-.«-*-< enjoy,
TJtV O.NK	
MAMrrACTCIlKK  hy
GEO. F. BRYAN & CO WINNIPEG
PUL-MO
WILL CURE
difficulty of
breathing,
tightness of
the chest, wasting away of flesh, throat
troubles, consumption, coughs, catarrh,
colds, pneumonia and pleurisy.
A SAMPLE FREE BY MAIL to every sufferer.
Pul-Mo is for sale by all druggists at
$1.00 per large  bottle,  and   15 cents lor
small botUOi or direct from
Tilt: PUL-MO CO.. TORONTO, ONT.
The Office Specialty Mfg. Co. ha, Toronto
litUCOTAortninitB or
SHANNON FILING CAIJ1NKT8
LAND DOCUMENT I-1I.I-. CABINETS,
0A11D INDEX CABINETS.
Tliu>o Cabinet^ saw time- and money.   An uf
flee nut complete without tlmm.
P. 0. BOX 393, E. R. KAMBLY,
Winnipeg, Man. Mgr. Wost-erri Branch
Fortunate is the girl who loses her
temper and  never finds  it again.
Were   it.   nut   fur   the   things   we  are
going to do life would not be worth
living.
W.  N.   U.  Ni
Kii'A Raroastle Slsso-Op,
Of all traits, mental and moral,
there is nothing so becoming aa eel- *
flshness, Generosity induces worry
and wrinkles; consideration for
others means more or less wear and
tear on the nerves, and hence, on the
complexion; altruism In all Its forms
means u giving forth of oneself,
which, as every woman knows, Is
exhausting, and hence, unbecoming.
But an ingrained, wellgrained selfishness stands for peace ami contentment and all else that make* for
happiness aud becomingness, Com-
placency ever defies wrinkles. -She
who is not only self-satisfied, but
self centred is past mistress in tho
art of growing old gracefully, Tlmu
need have no terrors for her. It Is
only those wbo havu others to think 1
about and who exhaust their vitul
forces in behalf of others who should ,
di pad aging before their time. fcJel- i
flphnesfl may not bo tho Fountain of \
Eternal Youth, but it goes a long
way towards making a woman look
like a successful Ponce do T.eon. Tho'
old ethlco] proverb: "Know Thyself," might be changod to-day by
the boauty-CUlturistfl to read t
'Think of Thyself"; there's no lotion, nor cold cream, nor massage,
equal to it for keeping the complexion smooth, height eyes, cheeks
round, and brow unfurrowed.—Kit,
ln Ths MaU.	
l'.Ifc.
Peek at first meant n basket or n*
ceptaele for grain or other BUbstffnces
The expression nt first had uo refer
once lo size.
Hull! Pans,
Up to about 1830 cjulll pen making
wns n reiiuislte und genteel necom-
plisluuent which formed part of the
education of tbe youth of tho period.
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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, Marysvile and Cranbrook.
*^.*-^-*--**^-|/.y-jyj^^^
J. D. McBRlDE
"Successor to MeBride Hros,"
Tha Oldest  Established Hardware   Dealers   in    East    Koote
nay.
Crai.brook, B. C.
G*Kj*«*t"«**<J<s>-$-<5>-!>-S*^^
Post Office Store
C. E. REID & CO.
Druggists and Chemists
We have Fine Perfumes,
Soaps and Etc. Toilet articles
and Sundries. Also a Large
Stock of stationery.
Marysville, B. C.
East Kootenay   ■:-
-;-   Bottling Co.
AERATED    WATERS   of   all   kinds.
Syrups,   Champagnes,   Ciders,   Ginger
Ales Bte,    .Soda Water In siphons.   Tbe
most economical way to handle It.
Cranbrook, B. C.
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White   Laundry
1 have the only White  Laundry In
Marysville.      Oive  tbe  White .Man a
chance and don't  boost tbe Chinaman.
B. LONDON
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Chas. P. Campbell.
Knst Kootenny'h Loading Undertaker a
Licensed     Kmlmlmor,    Coffins,    Vat,   tn,
Sbrouda and nil Funeral Farnfdhtng con
tmiti.v on tin ml.
Telegraph and Mnil Orders promptly at
tended too.   Open day and night.
Post   Office   Box   127 Cranbrook ami
Marysville, B. C
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NOTICE
We the undprelgned Handley A Woll wish
to no i It j onr many customers and the public
thnt <>n and after (he 31st day of Mnn-h
1000, thai tht* partnership heretofore exist
ing between n« jh dlsolved hy mutual consent. Mr. Handley will collect nil hillH and
par nil debts 'if the said firm,
Paul Handley.
.1. W. Wolf.
Dated Marysville, B. C March 31st, 1002.
JOHN HUTCHISON,
ciii*rt ii.)
NOTARY PUBLIC.
All kinds ol pnpfrN drawn nnd Registered
Insuroun1 und Mini'H
Townalte offloe Mirysvllle.
Off'ico at Oranbrook, alao.
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Leaves Medicine Hat West-
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Good Table and ovory ao- &
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'£■ the popular bar tender, Ohas •
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Designs
Copyrights 4c.
Anyone "ontlliii* a r-kelrh and rtoacrlpllon mny
quickly nicrtHlii our opinion freo wIii-Hht hii
Invention I. l>r..toilily Imleuliibl,.. CuuiiininiHi-
ll'iOBBtrlcllynoufiiloiiMal. HfindboOKOn Patent!
Pnlonls taken tnroaatl Mum, fit 00, rocfilvo
rpeciot twlice, wlrlioubcliarue. In tlie
Scientific American.
A li an i!no in,-] *f llluMrAterf weflktjr. Lnriri-ni dp.
■Ml-ith-ii of hut irlentlflr! I'lnrnnl. Turin •», ».. a
v•-'»!■; four moniln, 91.  Bold brail Tifw-tiU'iilorn.
MUNN & Co.~"~—•■ New York
firaooh Offlue, ffm, K Bt, Waililiitfluu, It. (,',
NOTICE.
Notice ia hereby given that the partner-
ship heretofore existing between A. E. Bale
nnd A. J. Small, (under the name of lln'o &
Bmali) ia thia day dissolved by mutual con*
aent. A. .f. Small fetirinj* Irom tho buaineaa
and a. K. Ilule collecHng all bills uud paying
all accounts
A   E Bale.
A  ,1. Small.
Vfar, 13th, 1902.
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W. F. GURD,
Barrlstsr, Solicitor, Etc.
Cranbrook and Maryavlll, B. C.
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fhe Marysville Tribune
il.MPSON     St    111 iCIIISON,    Publishers.
J. HUTCHISON, Business Manager.
TERMS OF SUllSt 1UVTION,
Invariably ip Advance:
)iie lent, -f2 Ol
•ix Moutha. .... 1  01
The Tribune is published in tbe Smeltei
City of I'tat Kootenay.    It givea the newa i
Marysville and the district aud ia north Ttv,
Dollars of any man's money.
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LOCAL FLOAT
[ust welch Marysville.
A lillle quiet this week.
H    Martin   was  in   Cranbrook   tliif
week.
Paul Handley  visited Cranbrook thi*
week.
Charles Reid visited Cranbrook thii
week.
N. C. McKlnstry visited Cranbrool
this week.
G. W. Hull is in Spokane and will n*
turn shortly.
The last few days have been hot, holler, Holteulot.
When you Ihink of insurance, yoi
think of "Hutch."
Mrs Elwell of Kimberley, is visiiinj
friends iu Cranbrook.
Mr. Bader visited Ihe metropolis ol
iouib Bast Kootenay this week.
Fishing is good in the St. Marys river
ind some large catches are reported
F Ii. Haines is on a fishing trip u]
the St. Marys.    At least, we think he is
James Laurie & Sons are installing
considerable new machinery in theii
■taw mill.
There is a lot of school talk going oi
n Marysville these days. A school i(
iiadly needed.
Ed Elwell, lhe well known insurance
man of Kimberley, is in Frank, Alta.,
for a few days.
L Borden has disposed of a half in-
erest In one of bis copper properties on
St. Marys prairie.
Extensive mining operations are to bi
inaugurated on the Pompelly properties
in the near future.
Smelters mean workmen, workmen
menn prosperity, prosperity means happiness.   That's Marysville's future.
James Laurie visited Winnipeg for the
fair. He secured some good orders foi
'umber while in the prairie capital.
F. E. Simpson has been visiting Elk<
this week. The Old Man has been
somewhat out of sorts and is recuperat
ng with rod and cameia.
"Mooch," the mascot of the Cranbrook
Herald, is mooching in Marysville, So
tnr be has mooched 22$ pounds of beef
steak, 19 lemou pies. 6 dozen loaves of
bread aud half a ham. If we could al)
mooch like "Mooch," what an easy time
we would have.
The Tribune is mad, real madl This
week the editor of the Nelson Daily
Mews telegraphed all the editors in the
province—at least all the editors except
tbe editor of the Marysville Tribune—
for their opinion on the McAdams' contempt case. Why the Tribune was left
out we don't know, but anyway, for tbl
information of Brother Deane we ma)
say thai, like Old Man Simpson, we
•annot afford a nine months' holiday al
King Edward's expense, but they can't
put us in cbolie for thinking, We are
keeping up a big think.
Cripple Creek Output.
The Cripple Creek, Ol., production
record for the first half of 10(13 la Sl.l,-
086,898, against 118,198,900 for the corresponding period of 1901, This Is a
gain of STIlil 808, The gain Is remarkable
and throughout this year the produtlon
of the camp bas been the mersure of the
mills and smelter to treat the ores. Had
ilieir capacity been greater and shut
downs the fewer the Increase would
have been $1 ,,*ii)0,000. The Ilio-; dividend
record however shows 1.43H 110, a big
d crease from the record of the first
half of 10 H. Several of the great pro-
dtcers of the period of a yaar ago have
been In barren zones for a part of this
year or for economic reasons the companies owning them have diverted the
dividend inoi.ey Into other channels In
tbe Portland, for example, 1 000,000,
ba« been but Into the big mill; bence
$303,000 dlv'der.ds tbat otherwlce would
have been dlsbruaed this yea*- have been
wltheld. The dividends lu lool equaled
four pel cent, on a valuation of J300,
000,000.
PERRY CREEK NEWS
The Thompson placer mine is being
rapidly cleared of water. They will be
soon takiue out gold again.
Oliver Bu rge has returned to Old Town
from his claim "The Siar" where he has
oeen doing assessment work.
Art Malllnson, Robi. Aklns and Jack
Bathle spent Saturday at Perry Creek
dshiog    They caught a nice mess.
Mr. Sherwood made a trip to Steele
Friday. He had been in the mountains
for over a month and had not heard of
.he King's Illness.
A. L. Moore has resigned his position
aa manager of the Perry Creek mining
Company and returned to SanPrancIsco
he first of the ween.
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Dickinson were
guests at Old Town tho first of the
-•eelt. Prank and Arthur Burge canght
io the afternoon 10:1 trout.
Mr. A. S. Trow and Mr. Boynton and
vlfe arrived at Perry Creek on Friday
md will remain for some time. Mr.
Boynton and wife will go to the coast
jefore returning to Wisconsin.
Hank Etlen and Djn Monroe arrived
it Perry Creek this »e;k with a pack
null 1 enroute to tbelr claims at the bead
if the creek. They expect lo spend
lomc time doing assessment work on
heir several claims.
Messrs. Pleper and Currle, paper and
paint merchants, Cranbrook, made a
-Islt to Oid Town In company with
Conductors Cavln and McKenzie. They
iad great sport fishing. Mr Cavln got
-be honor of catching the most by one
,f tbe ll mile tribe.
CRANBROOK NEWS.
From The Heraitf.
R E Beattie returued from Winnipeg
>n Monday.
Jatnes Laurie returned Monday from
vVinnipeg, where he went last week on
uisiness.
J. A Arnold who has been visiting
elntives in St. Paul Lhe pa.it two weeks
returned home Wednesday morning.
Mr. McMahon, book keeper for the
Sullivan Miuing company, came down
row Marysville Monday.
T Lebel & Co. have opened a grain
warehouse iu Fernie, This makes two
hey haxe in South East Kootenay.
Charles Finch of Marysville, was in
town Saturday He is getting out a lol
•f lumber at his mill, and is finding a
i-jood market for his output,
The Wilmer Outcrop gives a long ac-
■ount of a large banquet tendered Cap-
ain Armstrong of the steamer North
Star, of that place a week ago. It was a
lUost successful affair, and there were
many kind words for tbe captaiu,
J. ly. Doupe of Winnipeg, assistant
land commissioner for the C. P R , and
A. Taylor of Nelson, land agent lor the
0, P. R in the Kootenays, are In town
to look over the surveys made by tbe
provincial surveyor, W S Gore, as far
is the C. F. R. lands are concerned.
If Government Agent Armstrong and
Inspector of Roads McKay desire a nice
easy ride, tbey should get a double rig
-vilh a weak back spring and drive from
Oranbrook to where the road intercepts
he road from Fort Steele to Perry
creek. Aud there are probably a dozen
teams over the Cranbrook end of tbe
road to one over the Fort Steele end.
FORT STEELE ITEMS
From the 1'roipector.
Dr. Hugh Watt and Roy Jennings re-
urned to Gateway Tuesday,
T. C Armstrong accompanied by his
laughter Minnie, visited Marysville on
Monday.
Mrs. C. F. Hannlngton and daughter
left on Monday for Victoria where they
will reside In the future.
R L. T. Gilbralth Indian agent, returned on Thursday from an cnlcial
visit to the West Kootenay reserve.
H. Haines, manager of the Canadaln
Bank of Commerce, Cranbrook, was
visiting friends at Steele on Sunday
ast. 	
ITEMS FROM MOYIE
From the .Movie Leader
Mrs, McMahon, Miss Kalon and Miss
Higglns are visiting ln I-lko this week.
Fred E, Haines of tbe Marysville
I'rlbnne staff, and Miss Dudley of Kim-
lerly were visiting In Moyie last Sun-
Jay.
Constable Drummnnd returned from
Pernle yesterday and will remain. The
strike Is not yet settled but the town Is
quiet and there Is not llkley to be any
trouble.
Mr. A, T. C aik, who owns the valuable siin 11• 1 and meadow property on
the west side of tbe lake, has just completed the contract of delivering 8,000
feet of mining timber to the St, klugene.
M A. Beale, Banker.
Frank Sentinel: At last Frank is to
have a bank, the well known firm of
M. A. Beale & Co., private bankers,
having rented suitable rooms on the
ground floor of the Imperial hotel to
open a branch here. This firm is already
doing busiuess in Kimberley, Fort Steele
and Movie, in I" 1st Kootenay. Tbe
opening of any kiud of a bank hcie will
be a big improvement over having to do
all hanking business out of town, and
will facilitate busiuess greatly.
FERNIE NEWS
From the Fernie Free press.
The Canadian Bank   of   Commerce
added 81,000 to the relief Tund to-day-
Mr. and Mrs. Amos Purdy are In Nelson attending the regatta.
The report published in our last issue
stating that A W. Bieasdell had sold
bis drug business to Mr Ardhlbald of
Klmberly is not correct. Mr. Bieasdell
haa not sold his busiuess.
Prank Coal Mines Shut Down.
The coal mine at Frank, Altn , has
been shut down for u short time owing
to the scarcity of cars. A« a cousequeuce
a large uumber of meu am temporarily
out of employment.
TRIUMPHED IN FRUIT.
Al *b« Lat* Pu-An. Oatarto Stt-ourad ••
Ool4, M«dals, 88 silv*r  Matlals, SI
■r*as« Medals aad »• H01-
•rabia Hcatlom.
The results of the Jmlgibg ln th«
horticulture department of the Pitn-
American Exposition, as filed with
the Ontario Department of Agriculture, show another notable triumph
for the Province of Ontario. While
tin State of New York secured more
awards than Ontario, our list is exceeded by that of no other State,
territory or country. New York received the gold medal for the largest
number of varieties of fruit, but Ontario was given the gold medal for
its "general (Jisplay of fruits of superior excellence." In other words,
New York won in quantity and Ontario in quality. No less than 20
gold medals, 32 silver medals, 38
bronze medals and 89 honorable mentions came to Ontario. Some of the
notable victories won were gold
medals on honey, on wines, on general excellence of all our fruit, two
on cold storage apples of 1900 taken
out on August 17, 1001, 07 per
cent, sound; also silver medal for installation of exhibit, a similar medal
being awarded to California. It is
notable that Florida, California, Delaware and other noted fruit-producing Statea stand away down the list
ln their total awards when compared
with Ontario.
The following are the gold medals
which come to Ontario:
Province of Ontario — Display of
wines; apples, 37 varieties 1900,
made June 7, 1001; apples, 12 varieties 1900, made October 12, 1901,
eight cases for export, eight varieties, season 1900, 97 per cent, sound,
made August 17. 1001; strawberries,
1901; plums, 1901;      peaches,
1901; pears, 1901; outdoor grapes,
1901; house-grown grapes, 1901;
general display of fruits of superior
excellence.
Oold medals to individual exhibitors — J. F. Brennan & Son, cirims-
by, peaches; W. II. Dempsey, Trenton, apples of superior excellence; \V.
M. Orr & Son, Fruit land. general
and continuous display of fruits of
superior Quality; Albert Pay, St.
Catharines, continuous display of
fruit of superior merit; A Kuilton.
Fonthill, continuous display of fruit
of excellent Quality; F. J, Stewart.
Homer, general display of grapes
and other fruits of superior excellence; James Titterington, St. Catharines, general and continuous display of superior fruits; h. Woolver-
ton, Grimsby, general display of
fruits.
Miscellaneous awards: Gold medals,
Province of Ontorio, Department of
Agriculture, collective exhibit of
honey. John H. Dunlop. Toronto,
tender roses. II. H. Groff, Simcoe,
gladiolus.
Silver medals — J. Gammage &
Son, London,  carnations.
John H. Dunlop, Toronto, carnations.
Bronze medals — W. J. Lawrence,
Mimico, tender roses.
The H. Dale estate, Brampton, tender roses.
U. Cameron, Niagara Falls, dahlias.
Honorable mention — T. J. Farmer, Port Dalhousie, dahlias.
PraMr-riaf Local Hiatury.
Local historical societies throughout Ontario nre doing a valuable
work in saving and perpetuating
many interesting nnd pathetic stories of the early settlement of the
Province, says The Toronto Globe.
As primitive conditions pass away
the experience of the pioneer is soon
forgotten, aud those who take an
intelligent interest in the preservation of local history are strengthening the sentiment from which true
patriotism springs. At the last
meeting of the Ladies' Historical Society of St. Thomas a paper was
read by Mrs. (Dr.) Wilson, giving
an account of the founding of the
first church in the "Talbot Settlement/1 and of the lending events
associated with it in pioneer days.
The Talbot Settlement has grown
into the City of St. Thomas, and
the name of the original founder,
Hon. Thomas Talbot j has thus been
perpetuated.
Tho Evening .Journal gives a brief
synopsis of the paper, which will be
preserved, with other contributions,
in the museum of the society, where
they will form the nucleus of a historical reference library- The founder of the settlement was born ln Mal-
ahide County, Ireland, in 1771, and
-lied in London, Ont., in 1803, having settled on the present site of St,
Thomas in 1803. The story of the
building of the first church, and of
the subsequent stages shown in its
construction, of the first service in
1822, the first communion celebrated, the first wedding and tho first
confirmation, is entertainingly told,
and the narrative Strengthens the
bond of human sympathy uniting tho
present with tho past.
A Story *>f Hod, ,foa Martin.
Tn a private letter received in Toronto a lady in Vancouver related an incident whieh shows thut
Hon- Joe Martin is still on the
boards. The story is that when
the Duke of York was in Vancouver
Mr. Martin entered the leading club
of that city and addressed a group
of the members who Wore discussing
tho royal visit.
"I suppose you will admit," said
Mr. Martin, "that the Duke of York
ii a well-bred Englishman?"
His auditors were probably too
■hocked by the question to admit or
deny anything.
"Well," he continued, "I have just
heard the Duke speak, and I notice
that he doesn't talk BJfiglish the way
you fellows talk English. I don't
understand it at all,"
Which suggests that in Vancouver
as in Toronto tho Duke's English
has given tho prevailing fashionable
accent a bud jolt.
Ills Wife's Swant n«tnrt.
Lite Husband—T wish I could tell
whrrn things are kept in this house.
Wife (SvVfceUy)—How about your
iute hours?    Where are they kept?
Marysville
Hotel	
A. Bale, Prop.
—♦■-■■♦—.
Be Pioneer Hotel of tie St. Marys Valley
ALSO   FIRST  CLASS   DINING ROOM IN  CONNECTION.
«_***!>«>'i'j>«>^<^<S<$>^>S^^
If you wish to prosper
Don't forget to patronize the merchants of the districtj
PELTIEE,   Of  Cranbrook,
Is the nearest wholesale dealer in
Liquors, Hay and ,Oats,
TO THE TOWN OF MARYSVILLE.
Pieper & Currie,
Oealers in Paints, Oils,
J,     viio,
Glass and Wall Paper,
Painters, Paper Hangers and Decorators,
Marysville and Cranbrook.
9************99******* ****************************
P. BURNS & CO.,
Wholesale and Retail
MEAT   MERCHANTS.
Fresh and Cured Meats,   Fresh
Fish, Game and Poultry.
Wo supply the best.    Your trade Is solicited.    We have markets In all the principal towns of British Columbia.
*************4*****4*e***. *****************Q*4i****
Send to—
REID & CO., Cranbrook,
For overalls, boots and shces, rubbers,
underwear, hats, caps, and everything
a man wears
*************************
******************9****9*
<S-*s><"*-''><'^'">3**>'^
DOUGLAS   LAY,   A   R. S. M.
Licensed Provincial Assayer
Lite analytical chemist and control
issayer to the N^rtn Mine company,
limited.
Ever} Description of .Mineral Analysis.
Prompt Attention to  Samples b>   .Mull
Bnd 1 xprcss.
Office and Laboratory*
Kootenay St. Nelson, I). C
'|---*!'-'*?--!><8-.8-'i-«*^
®®*-X«®S-f/$s^s<s>.
•^i*^<8><«'<5><s><J><5>,s.'i>s»£» S> VP*® •>?*TiS'VSx5>
N C McKINSTRY
Feed, Sale and Livery Stable-
Pack Horses Furnished at any
tin j.
Will take Contracts for any kind
of teaming,
Marysville       *       * -       B. C.
■J-Sx^-JkS*-*----*-***-*^^
®®<*x?X£-3*!®®c^^
•-■-.•-'•S-SJC-'W)^^
G. R. LEASK,
THE CONTRACTOR.
Good   Work.     Good    Material
and the Pries.
Mirvi-rllle, B   O,
**********************%**
*-*!>S*^**-'s><Hv»*s<-s <&&H*fr$<$-$4'&e>****
W. F. TATE,
Watchmaker and Jeweler.
Offlrinl Wiiin*i  Inspector for the 0. P. R.
Cranbrook. B. C.
f *************************
NOTICE.
Notice Is hereby given that all persons cutting Green or Dry wood on the
townslte will be prosecuted unlets tbey
can produce a permit from the Townalte
agents. Permits may be obtained by
applying at tbe townslte ollice and paying :*,() cents a cord ln advance. Hy
Order.
The Maryaville Townslte and Development Company.
Simpson St Hntchlton,
Sole Agent*
®^.®»&C®®®®S®®S®®®S®S®®tl®®®
East Kootenay Hotel
Cranbrook.
PETER MATHESON, Proprietor.
When   ytm  nre hungry   and want a gnm\
meal.   Oo to tho Rant- Kootenay.
\\ hetl yon nre iirod and want a rant,   (lo to
tho Runt Kootonay.
When you aro thin-tty and want a drink,   fla
to tho lv*Ht, Kuotfiiay.
In fnot whon yon nro in Cmnbrook.   Stop a
tin' Runt Kootonav.

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