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<Ibe   ITttarysviUe -^Tribune.
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$2.00   PEE   YEAR
Canadian Bank of Commerce.
Hon. Geo. A, Cox, President. ' B E. Walker, Gen llan'gr.
Paid np capital, $8,000,000.    Rest, $2,000,000    Total resources, $6S,000,000.
A general banking business transacted. Deposits received.
Iiondon. "England" Office 60 Lombard Street.
Cranbrook Branch    hubert haines, 1%.
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A few more Bicycles at cost from $23 to^$36. A car
load < f Carriages just to hand, also a good stock of
Harness. A full line of General Hardware always in
Stock. Plumbing and Tiusmithing in connection .
Remember the
Pioneer Hardware Merchant,
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.
The Big Store.
The Big Stock.
The Big Bargains.
Fort Steele Mercantile Co, Ltd, Cranbrook.!
A Proof....
of the business we are doing is the amount of goo-Js we are using. Be-
slies our big opeuing stock we received a b'g car just three days be for t-
Cbrlstmas. This has been sold aad another car has been ordered and should
arrire about the first of February,
B .n't forget that our Mr, Miner doei fine repairing and upholstelng
OUR MOTTO: Honest Goods, Honest Prices, Honest Dealing
The Kootenay Furniture Company Ltd.
J. P. FINK, Manager. Cranbrook
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(This hotel is now open and ready for guests.
IH. D. McMillen, formerly with the Cranbrook Hotel, is
[the proprietor, and he proposes to have
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The Only Big Railroad Show
Coming;this Year. Transported
in their own Train of Special
Edward VII is Suffering fromj!
an Attack of Perityphlitis,   j
Passes through Operation Successfully. j
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London, June 24.—An extraordinary
issue of tbe Gazette published this evening officially announced the d'.-finite
postpoutnent of the coronation ceremonies. King Edward was tragically stride
tftt down on the eve of his coronation
and had to undergo a serious operation
lor appendicitis. When the newa was
given out in parliament dramatic scenes
followed. Measures were at once introduced and passed, cancelling all celebrations and festivities, and throughout
London tbere is a horrible f-eling of
The King's condition conies as a sad
blow at this time. Tbe coronation festivities meant to the English people a
glorious welcome to tbe new monarch,
an official recognition of his reign and
the celebration of peace in South Africa,
for wbich Ihe King has labored so hard
to bave accomplished before his coronation. Democratic as be has always been
the King was a great favorite with the
peop'e of his domain, and his dangerous
condition has caused a wave of sadness
to sweep over the land.
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Always has been and will continue to be the foremost Trained
Animal Exhibition of the world,
and this season finds it Positively Better Than Ever Before.    An
Entire Train Load of Perfect Animal   Performers and Gorgeous
Equipage, presenting
The Best Show Of The Kind On Earth.
Performing Ponies, Dogs and
Monkeys that do everything but
The Only Herd Of Performing
Lilliputian Elephants in captivity.
A Show that is Faithfully Conducted and Honestly Advertised.
Mammoth Waterproof Tents
with seating capacity for 3,000.
Will be at Cranbrook, Monday June 30.
The All New Superb Street Parade
Given every morning at 10 a.
m. The Largest and Prettiest
Collection of Handsome Animals
Perfect Equipage and Correct
Trappings ever seen. All Free
To Everyone.
Services Held in Toronto Churches.
Toronto, June 24 —Newa of the Illness
of King Edward created a great sensation all day. No special arrangements
had been made for the celebration oo
coronation day la Toronto beyond services in the churches, anil a proclamation of a boliJay by the mayor. The services have been postponed, and the
mayor has recalled tbe proclamation
for the holldav.
Causes Commercial Loss.
It-oadon, June 25.—The King's illness
has caused consternation among tbe
trades people, and those who bave invested hundreds of thousands of pounds
on the business expected during coronation week. Many are insured against
loss, but hundreds will go broke on the
Sympathy at Washington.
Washington, D C, June 25.— The
news of King Edward's serious illness
was received at the Whitebouse with
expressions of regret and sympathy.
Secretary of State Hay has forwarded to
United States Ambassador Cboate at the
court of St. James, the sympathy of the
American people for the royal family
and the people of Eugland.
Looks Brighter.
London, June 25—7:25 p. m.—The
private secretary of Kiug Edward. Sir
Francis Knallys, said at 7:15 p m. that
his majesty continued to improve and
that everything was goiug on satisfacto-
Passed a flood Night.
London, June 25.-8:03 o m,—The
King passed a good night, anil up to tlie
present time tbere are no complications.
The News at Ottawa.
Ottawa, June 24.—The news of the
King's illness was received with great
sorrow iu this city. A special meeting
of the cabinet was called late this afternoon, and an order in council was passed
rescinding the proclamation making
Thursday, May 26, a public and bank
Civic Demonstration Cancelled.
Winnipeg, June 24 —The news of king
Edward's serious Illness, and the consequent poslponment of coronation day
festivities, was received with the great-
est consternation by Winnlpegers today. A provincial proclamation has
been Issued by tbe Manitoba government, revoking the proclamation declaring Thursday a public holiday, and
the mayor has conceited all civic demonstrations.
Coronation Cancelled at Victoria.
Victoria, June 23 —The societies' reunion, announced for Friday, has, like
other events of the coronation, celebration, been cancelled.
The  Latest.
London, June 28th, 3 p. m.: -The
King Is progressing favorably. He has
taken some scrambled eggs. His majesty is cheerful and has opened and
read bis private telegrams. As we go
to press It Is reported that King Edward was able to site dp and smoie a
Bold Burglary at Nelson.
A recent despatch from the Nilson
Miner says: A bold burglary was
carried out last night ln a hardware
store on the main street. One of tbe
Brm of McLachlan Bros, had remained
late at tbe office to talk over some business with a friend. After tbey had concluded the friend walked out of tbe
office, which was at tbe back of the
store, and through tbe store, seeing, as
he did, a man whcui he supposed to be
ihe other McLachlan standing behind a
counter. Shortly after a member of
the firm came out and locked up the
store, when his attention was attracted
by something on the sidewalk, which
proved to be a valuable penknife,
which be remembered receiving as a
sample. He opened up tbe store again
and found that the lot of cutlery had
been taken. Tbe police were notified
and on a description given as to the
man seen In the store, a man named
Joseph Mooney was looked for. H1 bad
left Nelson the same morning for Kpo-
kane In company with Joseph Lilonde,
who bad been blacking boots here.
They were arrested at Waneta, after
one of the pair was seen to throw something In a water tank, which on Investigation was foun. to be a parcel of
knives. Tbey come up for a preliminary bearing In tbe morning. Goods
taken are valued at $100.
The Imperial  Limited.
Cranbrook Hearld.—
The Imperial Limited, which started
on the 15th, is scheduled to make tbe
trip across the continent in 96 hours.
The train will consist of a baggage car,
a tourist car, two eight section double
drawing room first class sleeping cars
between Montreal and Vancouver, and
it will haul between Toronto and Winnipeg, three days a week, tbe Toronto aud
Winnipeg first class sleeping cars, and
the "Extra Steamship" first class sleeping car between Port William and Win
nlpeg, wben it ia run. A dining car will
be run on it between Montreal and Can
more, meals west of Canmore being supplied at the company's hotels, at Field,
Glacier and North Bend.
A first class coach will be run only be
tween Montreal and North Bay, and between Fort William and Winniieg
Second class passengers from points
east of Port Arthur to points in the Canadian northwest, east of Canmore or
Crows Nest Pass, or vice versa, will not
be carried; nor will farm laborers or harvest excursionists, etc., be permitted to
travel thereon. Colonist cars will not
be run on this train.
The capacity of the baggage car is
limited, and an additional baggage car
will not be attached. Therefore, no commercial travellers' sample baggage will
be carried on the Imperial Limited, and
tbe Commercial Travellers associations
have been notified accoulingly.
E. C. Smith S*iys That the
Govermuut Will Live.
The   Work  of   the    Last    House   a
Deep   Disgrace   to   the
From Cianbrook Herald.
E. C. Smith, M. P. P., passed through*
Cranbrook Monday afternoon on bis way
home from Victoria. Mr, Smith was
looking well, and the winter's sojourn in
the coast city seems to have given bim*
an up-to-date, citified appearance.
While tbe train waited he met many of
bis old friends and received from all a
cordial welcome and a hearty handshake.
To The Herald man, Mr. Smith said:
'•Yes. tbe house has adjourned, and the
people should feel thankful. A proclamation should be issued granting an
holiday for two days, so that the people
might offer up their thanks tbat at last
this legislature bad adjourned. It waa
the worst on record, and wbat is more,
there were men there wbo voted as they
were dictated to, like a lot of jelly fish,
and got nothing for it. I am ashamed
of the outfit, and I know tbalt the people are doubly ashamed of their representatives tbis year. There were all
kinds of serious charges made of venality, and in most every Instance there
was no attempt at denial."
Will tbere be an election?"
'No, I don't think so. Tbe government has a mnjority and will hold it.
They may unseat Prior, but that will
make no difference in the hold of tht
government. I guess the people of British Columbia will have to stand the burden for two years; at least, until another
session. Dunsmuir has gone to tbe
Coronation. He succeeded in many of
his railway bills and has gone to the
Coronation   a   happy   man.    I  will  be
er to Cranbrook next week to attend
the circus. You see I have been mixed
up in the biggest circus in British Columbia for so long, lhat I am afraid that I
will get lonesome if I let any pass us
Mr. Smith, in his legislative career
this year, stood by the people upon all
measures presented, and fougbt for the
province as a whole. But, unfortunate
ly, along this line uf policy be was in »
hopeless minority.
Cranbrook News.
From tho He'rald—
J. L. Parker, manager of tbe North
Star mine, and I). Lay, tbe assayer,
were in town Sunday, returning Monday.
Dave Griffith, tbe well known pioneer
of Wild Horse, was in town Tuesday.
He brought his usual amouut of gold
dust from bis placer mine ou Wild Horse
for deposit in tbe bank.
E. J. Peltier and J. R. Pollock, who
are ungaged In the wholesale liquor bus
iuess in Fernie, bave leased Ihe Alberta
hotel for a year, paying for the same
I5000 cash in advance as rental.
J. L. Campbell of Melila, AI1111., and I
Cockburu of Winnipeg, president and
secretary of tbe Western Retail I.i.mber-
mcu's association, were in Cianbrook
this week to iuterview the sawmill men
of tbis district.
M. Mcloues leturned Tuesday from
Wasa. He ssys tbat N, Hanson is having an electric light plant established
and also contemplates building a telephone line from Wasa to Fort Steele to
connect with the Cranbrook Telephone
company's system.
J. C. Drewery who has been visiting
In Mirysvllle for the past two weeks
returned to Cranbrook on Friday.
Mr. O'lttley and Mr. Black surveyors
of Nelson arrived on Thursday to survey some claims of Chas. Q'Janrtrom up
the St, Maryi. iWcr.
Corner's  Jury   Sayi  That tke Mine!
Were Dangerous.
Fernie, June so.—Tbe coroner's In-
quest into tbe deaths of Steven Morgan,
Joseph Saigalla and William Robinson,
three of tbe victims of tbe Coal creek
mine disaster, came to a close today, tad
tbe jury after being out for seven hours
brought in the following verdict:
"Tbat the said Steven Morgan, Joseph
Sangalla aud William Robinson came to
their deaths ou Thursday, the 22nd day
of May, 1902, at or about tbe bour of
7:30 o'clock iu tbe afternoon, in wbat it
known as numbers two and three mines,
situated on Coal creek, near tbe town of
Fernie, in the province of British Columbia, tbe property of and worked by tbe
Crows Nest Pass Coal company, limited;
"That we, the said jury, find the initial cause of the explosion being si a
point in number two mine aforesaid, not
clearly defined, and tbat said initial
cause extended from tbe said undefined
point throughout the greater portion of
number two and three minea, coal du*t
being the conveying medium; and we
find in consequence that the inadequate
method of watering and removing of the
dust lelt tbe mine in such a condition to
be dangerous, and thereby providing t
medium whereby tbe initial cause waa
augumented and intensified; tbat we,
the said jury, recommend tbe government to take such steps to enforce.
"rst—Tbe Immediate installation of ihe
most approved system of watering for
allaying dust in coal mines.
"2nd—That a more thorough inspection be adopted at these mints, through'
ont the old winkings and rooms contiguous to the air channel, that are not be*
ing worked.
"3rd—Tbat the safest explosive and
most approved ssfety lamps be used."
Throughout the inquest the chief eff it
has been to locate the point iu the No 2
mine at which tbe explosion occiinu).
The miners and tbeir committee have
beeu almost unanimous in their opinion
that the explosion originated in thr Nn.
1 machine room, while against this the
officials of the company give it as tin Ir
opinion that the explosion first occurred
in Mi-Donald's level.
All the bodies have been recovered
witb the exception of three or possibly
four. These have been burled in tht
mine and may possibly never be recovered.
(Special to Tbe Tribune.)
Fernie, June 20th : The Coal  Miner*
art out oa strike. ;•.•:•:•:•:•;•.•*.•.•;**;
Ihe Gunmaker
Of Moscow *
0 & £3   By SYLVANUS COBB. Jr.
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will speak plainly, my dear
motlicr," relumed the youth in 8
tremulous tone, for his parent's
kindness had moved him. "In my
sou] I sliould feel perfectly justified
in refusing lliis meeting, for no
principle of real honor is at stake.
But were I to buck out now from
this 1 should never meet another
generous look in Moscow. Every
one would point the linger of scorn
toward me, nml the word coward
would ring always in my cars. It
may be a false state of things—I
feei that it really is so—but how
can I help il ? It is the eur?e of all
groat military epochs. Buttle alone
makes heroes, and so all must measure [heir honor by the force of their
arms. The coun I carries even now
upon his brow lhe mark of my blow,
nnd all will say lie has a right to
demand satisfaction, though I know
tluil he provoked the quarrel on
purpose. I connol refuse him on the
ground of stilllnn, for he is above
tne in lhat.   I must meet him."
"Then," snid ihc mother in a low,
oa'm lone, bill with much elTort,
"vou shall not feel tlmt your mother
would illwiirl your design. If your
own good judgment says go, then go
]f ibi'V bring yiiur body lo me in the
fieri) grasp of di'iiih. I shall pray for
the soul thai has gone ami shall
hope lo meet you in Ihe home of the
redeemed. If you come back lo me
alive. 1 shall thank CnA that you are
Epnred. Hut. alas, lhe joy will be
clotided with lhe thought of blood
upon your hands and ibe knowledge
that my joy is another's grief!"
"No, no, my mother," cried Rurie
quickly and earnest!)'. "I will nol
have a fellow being's blood upon my
band if I Clin avoid it. Only lo save
my own life will I take his. lie has
done till ibis himself—all, all. The
quarrel was bis own, and lhe first
blow was his. Tbe challenge is bis,
and now is uot the responsibility bis
"II is, my son, so far as he alone
is concerned. If you havo a respon-
sibilily, it must be to your own soul.
Hut tell me, has not the emperor
made some new law touching this
practice of dueling?"
"Yes, but only tho challenger is
responsible. The party challenged is
held free from blame in the eyes of
the law."
"Then I shall interpose no more
objections," said the mother. She
tried to speak hopefully, but bIic
could not hide the fearful sadness of
Iier heart. "Could fervent prayer
avert Ihe blow it should not fall, but
) can only pray as one without power."
A long time after this was passed
in silence. Both tho mother and
eon seemed to havo something upon
their minds whicll they wished to
fav, bul dared not. But the former
at length overcame her reluctance.
"Ifuric, mv sou," she said, keep-
iris back the tears that struggled for
utterance in their silent speech, "is
there any little word you would
leave—any matter of moment"—
"No, no," the boy answered,
speaking calmly by cll'ort. "I am
yours, and all is yours. But I shall
not fall."
"Ah, be not too confident, my
son. Let no bucIi assurance lead you
to forget your God. I have heard of
this count, lt was he who slew ltut-
ger, and Momjako, too, he slew in
the duel. Ho is an expert swordsman and surely menus to kill you if
be can."
"I am aware of tbat, my mother.
But do you know that wo are all
prone to overlook our own powers
when pondering upon the feats of
■others? I may be pardoned for assuming you that tho only man who
has ever yet overcome the count at
tbe sword play was one of my own
scholars. While in Spain 1 practiced
with some of the best swordsmen in
tbe kingdom. But, listen, 1 will
send ono word. l'or yourself I can
tell you nothing which you do not
know. But yet you may see Rosalind. If you do, tell her— But you
know my soul. Vou can tell her as
you please.   But I shall not fall."
It was now late, and ere long Rurie kissed Ilia motlicr and then retired to his bed.
And lhe widow was left alone.
Willi her eyes sho followed the retreating form of her beloved son,
nnd when he was gone from ber
fight the bowed ber bead and sobbed aloud. When she reached her
humble couch, she knelt by tbe sido
thereof and poured forth her pent
up soul lo fjoil. When her head had
pressed tbe pillow, sbe tried to hope,
sbe tried lo fasten one hope in her
mind, but she looked only into the
night. Not one ray of light reached
her struggling soul. She opened her
eyes of promise in vain, for she
looked into a gloom so utter that
out of its depths loomed only the
blackness of despmir.
Sleep on, Ruric. But, oh, couldst
thou know how thy fond mother's
heart is racked tbere'd be no sleep
for thee I       	
On the following morniDg Rurie
was up betimes, aud at the break-
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fast table not a word of the one all
absorbing theme was uttered. After
lhe meal was finished the gunmaker
went out to bis shop aud took down
from one of the ciosets a long leathern case in which were two swords,
both of the same make and finish,
only different in size. They were
Toledo blades and of most exquisite
workmanship and finish, liuric took
out the heaviest one, which wus a
Iwo edged weapon with a cross hilt
of heavily gilded metal. He placed
lhe point upon the door, and then,
wiih all his might, he bent tbe blade
l ill the pommel touched the point.
The lithe steel sprang back to its
place with a sharp clang, and the
texture was not started. Then he
struck the flat of the blade upon tbe
anvil with great force. The ring
was sharp and clear, aud the weapon
remained unharmed.
"By St. Michael, Paul, Moscow
docs not contain another blade like
lhat. Damascus never saw n bet-
Thus spoke the gunmaker to his
boy as he balanced tbo beautiful
weapon in his hand.
"I think you are right, my master," the boy returned, who had beheld the trial of the blade witb unbounded admiration. "But," he added, "could you not temper a blade
like tbnt?"
"Perhaps if I had the steel. But
I have not. The steel of these two
blades came from India and was
originally in one weapon, a ponderous two handed affair belonging to
a Bengal chieftain. The metal possesses all the hardness of the finest
razor, with the elasticity of the
most subtle spring. My old master
ul Toledo gave mo those as a memento. Were I to mention the sum
of money he was once offered for
ihe largest one you would hardly
credit it."
"How much?" asked Paul, with a
boy's curiosity.
"It was a sum equal to about 700
"And yet he gave it nway."
"Aye, for its price was but imaginary, while its worth to him was only commensurate with the good it
did him. If he told the truth, he
loved me, and these he gave me as a
parting gift as the best patterns I
could wish for when making such."
After this Ituric put up the small
sword, and tben he gave Paul a few
directions about the work, promising to be buck before night. The
faithful boy shook his head dubiously as he heard this promise, but he
said nothing, and shortly afterward
liuric went into lhe house. Just
then Alaric Orsa drove up to the
Hurie was all ready but putting
on his bonnet and pelisse. His
mother was in the kitchen. He
went to her with a smile upon his
face. He put his arms about her
and drew her to his bosom.
"God bless vou. mv motherl I
shall come back." lie said this ami
then kissed her.
"God keep—and"—
It was all she could say.
Rurie gazed a moment inlo her
face, then he kissed her again, and
again he said:
"God bless you, my motherl I
shall come back."
He dared not stop to speak more.
Gently sealing his fond mother upon a chair, he turned and hurried
from the place. In tbo hall he
threw on his pelisse and bonnet, and
then he opened the door and passed
"Have you u good weapon?" ask-
L'd Orsa as the horse started on.
"I have a fair one. I think it will
not deceive me," returned Rurie.
"I asked," continued Orsa, "because Damonoff prides himself upon
lhe weapon he wears. It is a German blade, and he thinks he can cut
in twain the blade of nny other
weapon in Moscow with it."
"I have a good weapon," Rurie
said quietly, "and one which has
stood moro tests than most swords
will bear." And after somo further
remarks he related the peculiar circumstances attending the making of
the sword and bis possession of it.
At length they struck upon the
river, and in half nn hour more they
reached the appointed spot. The day
was beautiful. The sun shone brightly upon the glistening snow, and the
air was still and calm. The sharp
frost of the atmosphere served only
In brace tho system up, and Rurie
I brew open his pelisse thnt ho
might breathe more freely. Ho had
been upon the ground but a few
minutes when the other party enme
in sight around the head of the
As soon as the count and his second arrived and the horses had been
secured tbe lieutenant proposed that
they should repair to tbe building
wbich was close nt hand. Tbis was
a large open boatbouse which was
unused and deserted in tho winter,
and it was proposed to go in there
because the reflection of the strong
sunlight from the bright snow was
calculated to blind and blur the eye.
"Hal What means that?" uttered
Orsa as he saw a sledge just turning
the bend of the river with an officer
in it.
"It is only a surgeon," replied
Damonoff. "I would not cut a
man's flesh without giving him a
fair chance to survive it."
"And then you may find him
serviceable to yourself, eh?" suggested tbe lieutenant.
"Of course. There is no telling
what mav happen."
In a moment more the new sledge
came up, and Utirio recognized its
inmate us an army surgeon whom he
had seen before, though he knew not
his name.
"Now for the old boatbouse,"
cried I'rzen.
"Aye," added Damonoff. "Let us
have ibis business done, for I wonld
he back to dinner. I dine with Olga
today, and a fair maiden awaits my
"Notice him not," whispered Orsa, who walked close by Hone's side.
"That is one of his chief points
when engaged in nn affair of this
kind, lie hopes to get you angry
nnd so unhinge your nerves."
"Never fear," returned tbe gunmaker. "Be sure ho only brings
new danger to himself, for 6ucb efforts will find thoir point in tbe
muscle of my arm."
The party balled when they
reached tbe interior of .the rough
structure, and the count threw off
bis pelisse and drew bis sword. Ruric followed his example.
"Sir count," the latter said as he
moved a step forward, "ere we commence ibis work I wish all present
to understand distinctly bow I
stand. You bave sought this quarrel from the first. Without the least
provocation from me you have insulted me most grossly, nnd this is
the climax. So, before God and
man, be the result upon your own
"Out, lying knave"-—
"Hold," cried the surgeon, laying
his hand heavily upon the count's
arm. "You have no right to speak
thus, for you lower yourself when
you do it. If you have come to fight,
do so honorably."
An angry reply waa upon Damo-
noff's lips, but be did not speak it.
He turned to his antagonist and
"Will you measure weapons, sir?
Mine may be a mite the longest. I
seek no advantage, and I have one
here of the same length and weight
ns my own if you wish it."
"1 am well satisfied as it is," replied Ruric.
"Then take your ground. Are you
"I nml"
The two swords were crossed in
an instant, with a clear, sharp clang.
There was some contrast between
the two combatants, but not much
apparently. The count wns a little
tho taller, and Ruric was somewhat
heavier. But to a close observer
there was a peculiar contrast in the
hearing of tho two men. That
breast swelling out so nobly and
those massive shoulders, made for
lhe seat ot physical power, were Kuril;'s aione to possess. Yet Conrad
Damonoff was accounted a strong
man. In the athletic sports of the
court club ho had few superiors and
not many equals. But Ruric Novel
had never shown his strength there.
Now, for the first time, that contemptuous look passed from the
count's face. As his eye caught his
antagonist's position, as he noticed tho calm, dignified, quiet ease
of every limb and as ho caught the
deep, mystic fire of those expressive
eyes he knew that he had no common amateur to deal with.
At length Conrad Damonoff started back, and a quick cry escaped his
lips. His antagonist's point had
touched his bosom. It had pressed
against his heart and had not been
driven home. Well he knew that his
life was his no longer, for the gunmaker had gained it and spared it.
"You fence well," he gasped,
struggling to regain his composure.
"You nre not a novice," returned
Ruric calmly, at tbe same time allowing his point to drop.
"Come on," the count uttered,
now gathering all his energies for
another effort.
And again tho weapons were
crossed. This time Damonoff was
moro guarded. Before he had been
impelled by his own assurance, but
now be was forced to regard his opponent's power. Ruric quickly
found that the other was more careful than at first, und ho carried his
own point accordingly. At tho
twelfth stroke the count made a
feint to the left, then at tho throat,
nnd then, with a quick, lightning-
like motion, he brought his point to
his antagonist's heart. But hia
meaning had been read from the
first by Ruric. Tho youth caught
the motion of tho eye, and he saw
that bis heart was tho place looked
to. His own movement was almost
instinctive, lie received his antagonist's sword midway upon his own
blade, then moved his arm quickly
forward nnd caught the point under
his cross guard; then, with all his
power, ho wrenched his nrm upward
and backward, and the count's
sword went flying across the building. It struck the opposite wall
with a dull clnng, nnd the next instant it was half buried in tbe snow.
"Fear not, sir," said Ruric aa the
count started back, with both hands
raised. "I never strike an unarmed
Damonoff's arms fell to his side,
and a deep blush of shame mantled
his face.
"By St. Paul," cried the surgeon,
"your life is forfeited, sir count,
and now you should be satisfied."
"No, no," the discomfited man exclaimed, starting up with rage and
mortification. "Thnt wna but a slip.
'Twm a false steu. a cowardly feint
I am not overcome.'*
"But, mail of mortality, even now
your life is Novel's. He may run
you through-now if bo chooses."
"But he has not," the count cried,
springing to where his 6word had
fallen and snatching it up.
"Sir count," here spoke Ruric
calmly, but with marked contempt,
"you should not blame me for what
I have done, for thrice have you
tried to break my sword."
"Then try it again I" Damonoff
returned. "Take my sword again if
you can."
"Perhaps not," our hero retorted.
"But be sure your sword shall be
used no more after this day."
"na! Brag not, but strike. Tf
you can"—
Tbe conclusion of the sentence
was drowned.by the clash of Bteel.
At the second stroke the count
made another furious thrust at bis
antagonist's heart. Ruric sprang
quickly aside, and with the whole
power of his good right arm he
struck Damonoff's blade close to tho
haft and broke it in twain.
"My other sword, my other
sword I" the count shouted, now
blinded by absolute madness. "Ob,
give me my other"—
"Hold!" cried both the surgeon
and Stephen Urzen in concert. "You
nre mad, Conrad."
"Mad? Oh, I shall be mad I
Where ia my sword?" tbe reckless
man yelled, casting the bludeless
pommel down.
"But will you not listen one"—
"Away, I say! Shall I give up because my sword is broken? By the
gods, tho weapon deceived me.
Where is the other?"
"Deceived thee, Conrad?" repeated tho surgeon sarcastically. "By
the Holy Ghost, had thy bond but
received a hundredth part of tbe
blow 'twould not be upon thy shoulders now I"
But the count wns beyond all reason. In his madness he saw not that
bis sword had been broken on purpose. He did not see thnt he had
been at bis antagonist's mercy. But
his friends saw it all.
"Hal Whom have we here?" cried
Alaric, whoso eye had caught a dark
form at the entrance of the old
It waa Vladimir, the monk.
"How now ? Whnt seek yo here?"
asked Urzen as the fnt, burly monk
wnddled toward tbo party.
"1 heard the clash of arms, mv
son, as 1 rode by, and 1 stopped to
see what it was. Surely where the
work of death is going on a child of
tbe holy church of God may come."
"Aye," cried the count. "Come in
and welcome, but meddle not. Now,
my sword, where is it ?"
Reluctantly Urzen brought forward the second sword, but ere ho
gave it up ho said:
"Beware, Conrad. You had better"—
"Peace, babbler!" tbe excited fool
hissed, snatching tho weapon and
then turning quickly upon the gunmaker.
Thus far Ruric had remained silent, but he felt it his duly to speak
"Sir count," he said in n tone so
stern nnd authoritative and with a
look so commanding tbat the'other
was beld in abeyance by it, "1 must
speak ono word. You have provoked a quarrel with me, and you have
challenged me. I have no fear of
death when duty calls for my life,
but I would not die thus, nor would
I slay a fellow being thus. Six separate times today since our swords
first crossed have I spared your
"Liar I"
—"and twice have I had you before me unarmed," Ruric continued
without noticing the interruption.
"I had hoped this would havoehown
you that I sought not harm to you
and, furthermore, that you wore no
match for me at this kind of work."
"Out, fool!" yelled Damonoff, now
fairly frothing with rage, "if you
dare not cross swords again, say so,
but do not crawl off like a coward 1"
"One word moro," uttered Ruric,
paling for an instant beneath the
unmerciful insult of the senseless
tongue that assailed him, and ho
stood proudly erect while ho spoke,
"before these mon hero assembled
and before God 1 swear that thus
far I have spared you, but my own
life may be tho forfeit if I trifle with
you more. So now beware. You
have sufficient warning."
Perhapa the count really overlooked tho facta of which Ruric had
spoken. In his ungovernable rage
be may have fancied that 'twas only
accident that had worked against
him. However, ho started forward
once moro and made a furious lunge
ut his antagonist.
"Now," ho gasped, "play your
best, for my sword'B my own."
But Rurie spoke not. Ho saw that
tho count was stronger than before
—for bis rngo Bccmcd to give him a
maniac'B power—and that he was
earnest only for life or death. Ho
struck quickly and furiously, and
his movements were strnnge and unprecedented. He threw up all rules
of exercise and cut and thrust only
in wild madness. Twice Ruric came
nigh being run through. He lost all
run of liis opponent's play and
quickly saw that he must put a stop
to tho conflict or run the risk of
leaving a childless mother in hia
home to seo that day's sun sink.
[TO bf rv.vTivrirr».|
Darkest  Sew   York.
The center of the criminal population
In New York—the police precinct yield-
Ins the largest number of arrests—vn
lies each year. II has followed Ibe line
of licoadway, si end I ly moving up town.
Blueu the time when the Sixth ward
was by common consent the wickedest precinct ln town.
The subject of hand separators
formed the text of an interesting address delivered at a recent meeting of
the Canadian Dairymen's association
by Professor II. II. Denn, one of the
oliielals of the Ontario Agriculture college at Ouelph. After explaining the
principles upon wbicb tbe machine
works Professor Dean went on to deal
with the advantages of the separator
and In tills connection said: "Oue of the
chief benefits of a band separator in
the private dairy Is that It is a cleanser
of milk. If you take what Is supposed
to be clean milk and run it through a
separator, you will lie amazed nt wlmt
will come out of the milk. This Is an
Important factor In favor of the use of
separators, ns clean, pure cream means
better butter,
"A second advantage Is that It enables the private dairyman to get more
of this better class of cream and Hum
make inure and better butter. A third
gain to the farmer Is that It gives lilin
a better quality of sklmmilk."
Benns For Milk Coiti,
Henna hnve not been much used for
cow feed, but where they have been
used they have appeared to give vet'j
excellent satisfaction. Tbey carry nliout
"Il per cent of digestible protein. HO per
cent of digestible carbohydrates and 1.4
per cent digestible fat. .lust bow much
of these Bteamed beans could be fed
without Injuriously affecting the product is perhaps a problem, but commencing in a moderate way one might in-
crease gradually until the dally allowance reached nearly or quite four
pounds. We lb Ink It would be n good
plan to mix some wheat bran with the
beans. We do not think It advisable to
get along with only silage for roughage. The cow seems to crave more or
less dry forage In connection with silage or even with best pasturage.
The  rnn-Anierlenii Tent.
Guernseys won In butter production
nt the six months' test nt the Pan-
American exposition in spite of the
fact that one of the best cows wns
sielt several days during the test. The
value of the butter churned of each
breed during the six months of the
test wns as follows: Guernsey, $220;
Jersey, $215; Ayrshire, $213; Holsteln.
$193; Red Polled. $192; Rrown Swiss,
$177; French Canadian, $182; Shorthorn, $1(13; Polled Jersey, $101; Dutch
Melted, $112.
Alfalfa For Dnlrr Cows.
Alfalfa is a profitable crop for New
Jersey dairymen lo grow for soiling
crops, snys New England Homestead.
Five crops In a season hnve been eutnt
the New Jersey experiment station at
New Brunswick, where It Is preferred
to bran, as it can be grown nnd thus
eaves the money bran costs, while lt Is
10 per cent richer In protein.
It should not be forgotten in compounding n ration (lint the stomachs of different classes of animals vary In relative
size, says Hoard's Dairyman. The cow
has very capacious receptacles for food,
showing that she Is fitted to consume
relatively more coarse fodder than other animals, and hence In arranging her
feed regard should be hnd both to bulk
nnd the proper distribution of the nutrients throughout the entire mass. For
example, twenty pounds of tlipothy
hay or ten pounds of corn will furnish
practically cqulvnlent nmouuts of nutriment, but the cow will not thrive on
corn nlone becnuse of the defective digestion consequent upon failure properly to distend her stomachs nnd subdivide the concentrated food.
Those of us who belong to the generation that weut "through the war" remember thnt "roughage" was quite as
essential as grain for tbe continued
well being nnd endurance of the animals. The prescribed nrmy rntlon for
the horse contnlns practically an equal
amount of roughage nnd grain; for the
cow, under ordinary conditions, we
think it best to hnve about two-thirds
of the dry tnnttcr in roughage nnd one-
third In grnln. When feeding heavily
for rapid Increase of weight or extra
flow of milk, this proportion cannot be
maintained, but the roughage should
not be materially decreased.
An ATernire Radon.
After cows due to freshen soon have
bnd tbelr calves wo should consider
the following comblnntlon n very good,
average ration for the entire herd, including those which nre to freshen In
the spring. Of course aueb cows will
need less feed than those tbat hare
recently freshened, and one must apportion the feed nccordlng to tbe ability of each cow to respond: Twenty
pounds of bny. four pounds of bran
ami four pounds of buckwheat middlings. In the absence of buckwheat
middlings use the same nm.niiit of
gluten feed or, what would be still better, If the middlings cannot be obtained In quantities to last all winter give
day. Those that give more will need
two pounds of each per day Instead of
four nounds of either.
Rntlon  For Holnieln  Grniles.
We should suppose Hint nn average
dully allowance for grade Ilclslein
CKWfl would be about forty pounds of
the silage, ten pounds of tbe mixed
hay. four pounds of the bran and three
pounds of tbe gluten feed. This certainly ought to RiilHce for cows giving
less than twenty pounds of milk per
day. Those that give more will need
perhaps uu increased allowance of
The Quickest mill Pent Way to Learn
the Ut-e tStmincus.
F. G. Herman, wbo Ib nu authority
on npiariati matters, considers lhat
there Is no wny in which so much
practical knowledge can be obtained
about bees as by observing tbem work-
lug in u normal way through the glass
sices of itn observatory hive. You will
see the Held bin's coming in with tbelr
loads of nectar and pollen and depositing them in the cells, the nurse bees
feeding the larva; and the comb builders making comb. Vou may nlso observe the queen In ber arduous duty of
laying two nnd even three eggs per
minute. Mr. Herman therefore tells 111
I'ho I'lirin Journal how to make such a
If you are using In your yard a movable frame hive, the matter Is simple
uliougll. Make tbe two end pieces, the
bottom and cover the same length and
height as the hives In your yard, but
only wide enough for three frames of
eonili. Five Inches inside measurement
s nliout right. The sides sliould be
made out of good, clear window glass.
This constitutes the body of the hive.
See Fig. 1.
The lower cut in Fig. 2 la a tube
Which Is connected lo tbe body nt If,
which will be explained a little further
on. C In the lirst figure Is a piece of tin
that holds the tube In place. The bees
enter the tube at A and crawl through
the tube Into the blve. Tbe tube In
mnde two and a half Inches wide and
half an inch high, inside measurement,
and about twenty Inches long, or longer If necessary. The upper cut In Fig.
2 Is the hive cover, which has a hole in
tlie center two nud a half Inches In diameter covered on tbe underside with
wire netting. Tills hole Is for two purposes. If the bees need feeding, a pint
fruit jar can be filled witb sirup, then
covered with one thickness of cheese
cloth nml inverted right on tlie wire,
and the bees will do the rest. The other
purpose Is to venttilnte the hive in very
warm weather. Tills hole should at
otber times be covered wltb a small
Of course It would be useless to put n
swarm of bees Into a glass hive, for a
dark hive suits them belter. About six
days afler you have bad a swarm go
to the parent hive you Will lind u number of ripe queen cells from which
queens will emerge III a day or two.
Take three frames of hatching brood,
witli one or more queen cells, covered
with adhering bees, nnd place them iu
the hive. Put on tho cover nnd carry
to the porch of your dwelling or otber
suitable place and adjust your hive In
position. $omo of the old bees will
leave, but those thut nre batching will
make It their home.
For best results lt Is necessnry to
have on tbe porch n vine of some sort
for n screen. Honeysuckle trained on
chicken wire makes n splendid network
of foliage thnt can hardly be Improved
NKrulc. In the Soil.
Tbo continuous growing of wheat or
other grnln or of n cultivated crop not
only rapidly depletes tbe soil of organic matter, but causes the rapid formation of nitrates, which nre likely to be
washed down In the soli below the
reach of the roots of plants. In experiments by Professor I.ndd of North Dakota the largest amount of nitrates
was found nt a depth of three feet lu
hare fallow, while at a depth of seven
feet the amount of nitrates was larger
than at a depth of one foot. It la evident that the nitrates found were
leached down from nbove. Tbe Importance of a proper rotntlon and of eateb
crops to take up uud bold the nitrates
Ib thus shown.
Oooil AliHorbentn For Hen Kln-inre.
lieu manure quickly fennenls mil
will lose much of Ita nitrogen tf not
preserved with nbsorbeuts. Lime and
wood ashes sliould not be used for this
purpose. Dry loam or muck, moss litter from peat bugs, road dust, are all
useful nbsorbeuts Tor the floor of the
poultry house.
Xetm and Notes.
The receipts of flaxseed at the prin
cipal primary markets up to Jan. 1,
11)02, are estimated by the Duluth Record nt 21.409.000 bushels.
The cotton crop of central Asia 1b reported to hnve turned out unfavorably.
Tbe United States Is one of tbe leading vegetable oil producers of tbe
world. These in tbe order of their
quantitative Importance are cottonseed, linseed and corn oils.
According to a trade journal, the total consumption of sugnr of all kinds
ln the United States in the calendar
year 11101 was 2,372.310 long tons
against 2.210.S47 long tons In 11100.
The production of potatoes ln the
United States is on an average not
quite equal to the consumptive demand.
The headquarters for the Khiva winter melons In this country are In Utah.
In the great desert.
Cured beet leaves Is a new departure
111 stock feed reported from Germany.
Bacteria In the Dnlrr.
Only a few years ngo If nny one hnd
talked to a dairyman of bacteria ho
would have been laughed nt ns a seinl-
lunntic. Now every competent dairy*
mnn makes n special study of these
minute organisms and cultivates some
and kills others. Some families of
bacteria are necessary, some unnecessary and others pernicious. To dls-
tliiguisli these and utilize n knowledge of their habits and properties
Is n part of the dally work of tbo
modern dairyman, whether bis product
bu milk, butter or chee.ee.
A Itnbr Superstition.
Some people say that It Is very bad
luck Indeed for n baby to see itself in
a mirror before It Is a year old, though
why this should be so considered lt
would be difficult to tell.
Belter Than  Slapping It.
Japanese brides during the marriage
ceremony wasb the fuce of tbe bridegroom.
questions Asked Aspirant For Dnlrr
Supervisor In Australia,
The following nre the questions propounded to all applicants for the office
of dairy supervisor in Australia:
The examiner Is Robert Crowe, government dairy expert:
1. Supposing a person engaged In
dairying were no.t successful, what
recommendations would you mnke
aud how should tbey be cnrrled out
to insure profitable results?
2. State the various operations of
butter making, beginning with the
cow nnd mentioning twelve processes
nt lenst, ln the order In which they
come, nnd give their relative Importance.
3. Name tbe four greatest considerations toward securlug a good flavored
4. How would you determine the
proper time to add rennet to milk for
5. Iu the process of cbcescmaklng nt
what stage should the whey be run
off and how determined?
Time, two hours.
Exnminer, II. W. Potts, F. 0. 8„
government Instructor In dairy science,
1. Describe the Babcock method of
estimating butter fat in milk and sklni-
2. What method would you adopt In
factory practice of collecting composite samples of milk?
3. Describe the preparation of a starter from pure lactic ferment or pure
4. What is the meaning of the following terms: Fermentation, specific gravity, pasteurisation, sterilization, percentage?
5. How would you determine tbe percentage of lactic ncld In a given sample of cream or whey?
division 0.—sanitation as afpiiiep to
Time, two hours.
Examiner, W. Perrtn Norris, M- P.,
P. P. II.
1. Name and shortly describe the
diseases wbich render the keeping or
sale of the milk ot cows suffering
therefrom nn Illegal act,
2. Indicate with tho nld of sketch
plans the proper relative positions,
from a sanitary standpoint, of yards
nnd buildings on a dnlry farm, Including tbe usual nccoiupanlng buildings.
Tho plnn of the main buildings should
show Important details.
3. State tbe requirements and write
a list of directions providing for cleanliness ln tbe operations of milking.
4. Supposing anthrax to bave been
discovered in a byre or cowshed, state
In detail the measures you should
adopt to effect thorough disinfection of
tbo premises.
5. Describe with the help of sketches
a proper system of Internal and external drainage for n cowshed nnd state
how the byre fluids mny be disposed of
safely and utilized profitably.
It is a good-thing to rend over the
foregoing questions for tbe purpose of
gaining an Idea of tbo necessary scope
of dairy knowledge—what thero Is that
should be known. A young mnn who
bnd attended tho short course for threo
months at the Wisconsin Agricultural
college once said to us, "I never knew
before how much I here Is to be known
which I ought to know about so common a thing ns keeping cows."
Every one of those questions rclnte
to a condition of affairs which may
happen at any moment on nny dairy
Two Letters from Mr. Walker Explaining tha Severity of His Case and tho Por-ma.oncy of
His Curo by Using Dr. Chase's Ointment.
Some people seem to think that
of piles, but facts go to prove the
ferae) much and boen cured*.
In November, 1001, Mr. Sherwoo
■svaska, Ont., writes :—"1 am a grea
down, causing much misery and une
to such an extent as to mako me qu
will have my everlasting gratitude.'
On March 1, 1002, we received t
Chase's Ointment as a cure for piles
3 now take pleasure in writing to y
bleeding piles some three months ag
has entirely cured me of bleeding pi
"I would have written sooner, b
you cau use for tho benefit of other
very severe cases of protruding piles
So far as we know there is no o
aggravated kind as l>r. Chase's Oin
ough and permanent.   Sixty cents a
it is too much to claim that Dr. Chasd H Ointment will cure every form
truth of this claim.   These are interesting letters from one who has suf-
d Walker, a fireman on the Canada Atlantic Railway* living ut Mada-
t si fierer from bleeding piles. Sometimes the protruding piles come
airiness, and at other times J am subject to bleeding plies, and they bleed
ite weak.   If Ur. Chase's Ointment  will   cure   this awful   ailment    you
he following letter from Mr. Walker,   which     speaks     volumes    for    Dr.
of the most distressing form.     He writes :—"According to my promise,
ou.   If you remember, you sent me a  box of Dr. Chase's    Ointment   for
o.   I  used it faithfully, and can say that it proved a godsend,     for   it
ut 1 wanted to be able to tell you  that it was a permanent cure.   This
suffering people.   There are several  people here who have been cured of
by using this great ointment."
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"S-nlllnu a Cold."
The man who originated tbe oft
quoted maxim. "Stuff a cold and starve
a fever," either did not understnnd
what he was writing about or be bas
been widely misunderstood, to the
great Injury of multitudes who have
acted upon the absurd maxim.
Presuming that the author of It was
n physician wbo knew something of
the nature of colds and tbe action of
remedies, be must have spoken sub-
Jimctlvely nnd not linperntlvely, nnd
then It would rend thus: "If you stuff
a cold, the consequence will be thnt
you will be thrown Into n fever as a
result of the stalling treatment of the
cold, nnd tben you will have to starve
the fever."
This Is a true nnd sensible Interpretation of this commonly received maxim,
whicll has done ns much bnrm as any
of the thousand and one popular errors which prevail on medlcul subjects.
Without dwelling on the nature or
causes of colds or on what physicians
call the pathology of these disorders,
we will say that a low or even stnrvn-
*tlon diet for a few days, with the free
drinking of warm, mildly stimulating
teas. Is better for a cold than nuy drug
or combination of drugs.—London Family Doctor.
Wheat   Does Not Grow  Wild.
The existence of names for wheat in
the most ancient Innguuges confirms
the evidence of Its great antiquity and
of its cultivation In the more temperate
parts of Europe, Asia and Africa.
From the evidence adduced by botanists of high standing. It seems highly
Improbable tbnt wheat has ever been
found growing persistently In n*wild
stale, although It hns often been assorted by poets, travelers nnd historians.
In the "Odyssey," for example, we
nre told that wheat formerly grew In
Rlclly without the nld of mnn. Dlodo-
rus repents tbe tradition that Osiris
found wheat and barley growing promiscuously In Palestine, but neither
this nor other reputed discoveries of
wbent growing wild seem nt all
credible, seeing that It does not appear to be endowed wltb tbe power
of persistency, except under centlnued
A  Thorn  From  the Cro.ro.
A heavy p.ate glass shade, ornamented with gold nnd securely locked to
three staples set lu the marble (op of n
pulpit 111 ti church lu Crussrls, la said
to cover one of the thorns which form,
ed u part of the Saviour's crown.
Parmeleo's Pills possess tho power of nctlnrc
spocificully uiwii tho diseased oraiuis, stnnumt-
iii(* to action tlie dormant euurs-iea of the
system, thorehy romovins disease, lu fact, so
(treat is the power of this medicine to cleanse
and purify that diseases ot almost overy name
and nature aro driven from tlio body. Mr, D.
Cnrswell, Carswell P.O., Out., writes : "1 have
tried Pnrmcloe's Pills, and And theiu nil excel*
laat medicine, and e-io that will sell well.
Don't believe ull you hear : you
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has saved hundreds of
thousands of lives. It will
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If after using it you are not
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Write to S. C. WH.IJ.S & Co., Toronto,
Can., for free trial bottle.
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The renders of thi a paper will bo pleased tn
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that soienco has boon able to euro in nil its
stHKpa nnd thnt te Ontarrli. Hall's Ontnrrh
Ouro is the only iHi.silivoc-.iro now known to tho
imxtit-ni fraternity. Catarrh Ileitis a constitutional di-tt'iM.*, ro()iiirof. n constitutional trout-
ment. Hall's Ontnrrh Curo is taken internally.
noting diroctly upon tho blood and mucous surfaces of tho systom, thoroby destroying the
foundation of the disease* nnd i.-i vim; tho patient
strength by building up tho constitution aim
assisting nature in lining ii-* work. Tho proprio*
tors have so much faith in its curat!vo powers,
thnt thoy offor nun hundre I dollars for nuy ense
thnt it fails to cure. Soud for list of testimonials.
Address.    F. J. CHENEY & CO , Toledo, O
Sold by druggists. 7.1c.
Halt's Family Pills aro tho bo.-t.
Evon liio troubles of a pretty woman ure    Interesting oily   the first
tiine they ure told.
Some persons hnve periodical attacks of C;i-
Endiau cholora, dysentery, or diarrhoea, and
ayotouso great, precautions to ovoid tho disease. Change of water, cooking, nnd green
fruit, is suro to bring on tho attacks. To such
persons wo would recommend Dr, J. D. Kelt
peg's Dysontory Cordial ns boing tho best medicine lu the market for nil summer compluints,
If a few drops nro taken iu water whon tbt
symptoms aro noticed, no further troublo will
bo experienced.
Only a mighty tnun will send his
wile downstair's to request a burglar to make less notae,
C. C. Richards & Co.
Gentlemen,—1 have used MINiVUD'S
LINIMENT on my vessel and in my
family for years, and for overy duy
ills and accidents of life I consider
it has no equal.
start   on a voyage
it    cost   a dollar a
I   would
without   it
Schr. "Slorko,"
St  Andre.  Kainour-
Th-s Lost  Bar-gain.
It Is Monday morning. Down the
street hurries a stylishly dressed
Why does she hasten ao? Why thai
look of intense excitement tn her eyes?
Is she going to the office of her lawyer,
there to hear the will of her favorite
uticlc read? Or Is sbe hastening to the
bedside of the dying? No; none of
these. She pulls a newspaper out of
her pocket and reads again tbe aa-
nouncement of the wonderful bargains
to be had at the department store.
She rushes frantically Into the store.
Yes; she can see before her tbe remnant of pongee silk which Is selling at
only 15 cents a yard. What a crowd
of excited women are clustered about
tbe prize!
Bbe forces her way Into the thickest
of the crowd. Sbe Is tossed this way
and that Sbe cares not. Her bat Is
pulled off and walked on by the half
crazed mob. Sbe cares not. Sbe
reaches the counter. Ten yards only
of the silk is left.
"I will take it," she says, just tn advance of four other women, all reaching for the coveted prize.
The clerk says, "It is yours." The
woman feels for ber punse. Sbe has
left it at home.
The other women exult. They buy
the pongee. The wonderful bargain is
gone. The bargain day is over. There
will be no more bargain sates for oue
Bristol, Que., May 19.—(SpecialJ-
There are not many men or women
alive today who have passed through
such a terrible trial as Mr. H. Draper, of this place.   Mr. Draper says :
'•About four years ago I was taken
ill with what I thought was Gravel.
"J. was suffering great pain, so 1
sent for tho doctor; he gave me some
medicine and said he would call
"lie came twice more ami charged
m-j fifteen dollars. I wns a little
better, but not at all well, und in a
short time alter I took another bud
This lime I sent for another doctor, wilJh about the same results,
only 1 was getting weaker all the
■ Then a man advised me to try
Dodd's Kidney Pills, for he said they
had cured his mother.
"I thought 1 would try them ond
I get a box and commenced to take
tlu-m right away.
In .just one week after 1 had taken
the first dose, 1 passed a stone us
largo*as n bean, and in four days after J passed another about the size
of u grain of barley.
"This gave me great relief and I
commenced to feel better at once.
The improvement continual and I
gained strength very rapidly until In
a short time 1 was as well ns ever.
'This is over four years ago, and
1 have not had the slightest return
of the trouble since, so that I know
sow that my cure was an absolute
and permanent one."
There are forty-eight words in tiie
English language which have two
distinct pronouneiutions. "Bow."
"tear," "invalid" are the best examples. _
Tbe largest orchestras in point of
(lumbers are those for grand operas
at Oovent Gordon, London. There are
sometimes as many as 75 performers.
About   d.'I.OOO
wear glass eyes.
people    in Britain
Jn his Vegetable Pills, Dr. Parmeloo bas given
to the world the fruits of long scientific research in the whole realm of medical science,
combined with new and valuable discoveries
never before known to man. Foe delicate and
debilitated constitutions, Pnrmoloos Pills act
like a charm. Taken in small doses, tho effcct
is both a tonic and a stimulant, mildly exciting
the secretions of the body, giving tone and
The United Kin^tlom uses 39 mil-
ion pairs of gloves yearly.
HUMs Liniment Cures Garget in Cows.
A hundredweight  of  pork  is  8tb.
heavier at Belfast than it is at Cork.
Sixteen per cent,  ot tlhe
men in England are bald.
Wot's Y-Z (Wise. Head) Dlsinfootant Soap
Powder dusted in the bath softens the
water at the tamo time that it disinfects. 16
Why is it that everyone looks
in the winter ?
Th'e 'human ear can concolve sounds
between 10 vibrations nnd 42.000
vibrations per second.
If a mau is an idealist he has no
business behind the scenes at tht!
theatre or in the kitchen of a cheap
Miliard's Liiiiiiiciit Cures Dlstempar.
livery one of a girl's love Affairs is
serious enough to end iu marriage,
but only one in ten of a man's.
■%■■ To prove to yon   that  Dr.
U||AA   Chase's Oitiirneni is .icerlnln
I   llBS   am*  "Iwoluto cure for each
P    ■■^r^^   niid  every  form of itching,
, bloedingand protruding pile*,
tho umnufneturors havo guaranteed it. see ten*
I imonialH in tho dally press and ask your neighbors what thoy think orit. Yon can uso it and
get vour money bank if not cured. COo n box, nt
nil dealers or Komanson.Hatks & Co.,Toronto.
Dr. Chase's Ointment
A title
Uirw s'c
it.Hell t:
Athlplcn  ami   .'Inn's.
es tire short lived, niid giants
iivc out lhe nlltitled time of
if ,'iinl ten. They expend too
r their vitality.
Fly Pads
will kill oil
the tiles in
a room in a
few hours.
Is    Health    and    Happiness — How
Mothers Can Keep Their Little
Ones Well.
Health is the birthright of all little ones, it is a mother's duty to
seo that her baby enjoys it. Mother's
fleetest aid in guarding children's
health is Baby's Own Tablets—a
medicine which can be given with
perfect safety to the youngest baby.
Among the many mothers who huve
proved the value of this medicine is
Mrs. J. W. Booth, Bar River, Ont.
She says: "My baby suffered greatly from sore mouth and bad stom-
adh. Several doctors prescribed for
her. but nothing seemed to benefit
her in the least till I begun giving
her Baby's Own Tablets, and then
in a short time my little ono was
fully restored to health. 1 would
not be without tbo tablets ln the
house and would advise all mothers
to use them when their children are
Baby's Own Tablets are used in
thorn-amis of homes in Canada and
always with beneficial results. They
contain absolutely no opiateor other
harmful drug ; ure mild, but sure in
thoir action aud pleasant to take.
Tho very best medicine for all
troubles of the stomach and bowels,
curing colic, indigestion, constipation, diarrhoea, and simple fever.
They give rolief in teething troubles,
dispel worms, promote healthful
sleep and cure all the minor ailments
of children. Price 25 cents a box or
sent by mail postpaid by writing direct to the Dr. Williams Medicine
Oo , Broekville, Ont., or Schenectady, N. Y.
(Compiled from Tbe Commercial)
Manitoba wheat has ruled very
dull during the week. Exporters
seem to find it hard to do business
freely, and there is no spirited demand such as we are accustomed to
when the markets are strong and advancing. In line with the weakness
in outside markets, values have declined this week, and the best price
paid for No. 1 northern, spot or
May delivery, in store Foil William,
on Friday was 74-^c, and [or 2 northern 73c. A large block of No. 2
northern was sold by oife of the elevator companies at 72%c in store,
Fort William, June delivery. No. 1
hard is not much wanted, and tlie
value is 77-Vic in store Fort William.
Liverpool Wheat—No. 1 northern
closed on Saturday at Cs 5d.
FLOUR—Hungarian patent $2.15
per sack of 98 pounds; Glen or a, S2 ;
Alberta, $1.85; Manitoba, $1.70 ;
and JCXXX, $1.25.
G HOUND FEED—Oat chop, per
ton, $28; barley chop, $22; oatmeal
leed, $1-4.50; mixed barley und oats,
$25; oil cake, iJJJO.
M1LLFEED—Bran, in bulk, is now
worth $15.50 per ton, and shorts
OATS—The market has advanced
tc per bushel this week owing to
improved demand. No. 2 white oats,
Fort William, 41c per bushel; No. 1
white, in car lots on track, Winnipeg, per bus-hel, 45c; No. 2 white,
41 to 42c; feed grades, 88 to 89c ;
seed oats, 50. At country points
farmers are getting 29c to 81c for
No. 2 white oats.
BARLEY—Stocks available are
very light and the market has jumped to 46 to 48c, for seed grades antl
40c to 42c for feed grades, in car
lots on track Winnipeg.
FLAXSEED—Dealers are asking
$2.00 per bushel for seed flax.
HAY—Receipts are light, und tlio
market is SI higher at $8 to $9 per
ton for fresh baled. Loose hay is
not offering to any extent.
POULTRY—There is very little
poultry in the market. Chickens are
worth I2V2C per pound for fresh kill,
ed, and turkeys l2i^c to 15c, according to quality.
BUTTER — Creamcry--The market
is weaker owing to increased offerings, One or two summer factories
cume into the market last week and
sold at 20c per pound, factory point.
Fine weather would rapidly increase
the offerings.
BUTTER —Dairy—The market is
lower owing to increasing supply.
Commission houses are quoting 14 to
10c. per pound now for round lots
of choice tub butter on a commission basis.
CHEESE—No new Manitoba cheese
has offered yet and the demand is
being to some extent supplied with
Ontario stock at 1*8*^0 per pound.
EGGS— Receipts have increased
considerably this week and the market is now weaker. Dealers are now
paying lie per -dozen for fresh case
eggs,   delivered in Winnipeg.
POTATOES— Farmers' loads delivered in Winnipeg, 25c per bushel.
DRESSED MEATS—Beef is very
scarce, and has advanced i/fcc this
week. Beef, city dressed, per pound,
8 to 9c; veal, 7% to S'/ic; mutton.
10c; spring lambs, each $3.50 lo
$1.50; hogs, per pound, 7:J4 1° 8V&C,
Hides—No. 1 city hides, 6-J^c No.
5-V&C, No. 3. 4'/2. Kips and calf, the
same price as hides; deakins, 25 to
40c; slunks, 10 to 15c; horse-hides,
50c to $1.
WOOL is worth 6V&c per pound for
Manitoba  unwashed  fleece.
The City of
square mile in
area,  has
onlv    one
in all   77
A Copyttiff Ink.
To make ou Ink which will copy on
thy paper, mix together aniline black,
water soluble, 80 parts; aniline blue,
water soluble, 2 pari:-;: utnnioniu ulum,
Id parts: glycerin, 1,000 parts, and
water enough lo make 3,000 parts.
DIvci-h'   lit linefa.
Divers arc able to converse under
Wilier by pltK'lhft tlielr liolmetH. which
are Invariably mnde of copper, together
and shouthm to one another. The sound.
C.e.r hay, Is swiftly and diullnctly con
Canadian Pacific
Agllhe Orient
Travel by tho C. P. II. and be assured ot SOLID COMFORT.
Pirst-class C. P. R. Sleepers
on all through trains.
Through Tourist Sleepers ■  the best.
Tourist Rates quoted to all points
East, West, South,
The Old Country,
The Orient,
The Antipodes.
A Lancaster bachelor, out of pu-
Ucttl'O with tho (lies which invaded
his room, not two sheets ot sticky
iiy paper, which ho placed on chairs
near a window, Roturnlng lato that
evening, ho forgot the sticky stuff
and sat down iu ono of tho chairs.
llo soon got up and proceeded to
pick tho paper off his trousers. As
it was hard to get at, ho took tho
pants off, and whilo cleaning thorn
unconsciously sat down in the other
choir and then stood up and meditated.
Tho above Item, clipped from an
exchange, would point the moral
thut it Is better to use Wilson's Fly
Pads (poison) clean, safe antl sure.
Ono .10 cent package will kill moro
fllos than MOO shoots of sticky fly
\*V6> Catyfky d* 14 A limofo **\\e, JUiJ- a*v-«U *tu
Jp&jlsJa/ asrtds <klj/ <upTt, aXev-ruJ: f&&m>,
*U*t*s nshsoii/ n*v/ &cnC 7Juu- niwhri, cfe<i/ ei& !
<ni4s Je&u. (rritrtijr Asms tuAt <U qoird/ 4jfMU,2lb
fotyry *//frt*j^ rieeAd 73-Cue, rC&-rn/ Oin*-t{At £<7 4/6
From nettles can be spun a thread
so fine that 00 miles ol' it weighs
only U'/2Ib.
Mrs. Harriet A. Farr, Fenwiek, Out.,
Tells How She Obtained a Cure
After Suffering for Two  Years.
CATTLE— Beef cattle continues
scarce, and the market is again firm-
Butchers are now paying a full
51,'jc for best animals, and from thut
down to 4%c for inferior grades.
Stockers are going west in considerable numbers. Yearlings are worth
as high as $10 per head at point of
shipment. Two-year-olds are bringing $20 to $'22 per head.
SHEEP—About 5 to 5i/2c per Ib is
the value off cars, Winnipeg.
HOGS—Best packers' weights O-Hfi
per pound off cars Winnipeg, an advance of !4c over last week. Other
giades bring proportionate prices.
MILCH COWS-+- Cows are very
scarce, and good milkers readily
bring $45 each in this market. As
most of the stock offerings are poor,
they bring less money, the range being from $35 to $45.
HOUSES—There is a good steady
demand for horses for both Tarm and
general use, and dealers find no difficulty iu disposing of all they can secure. The market is being largely
supplied from Ontario.
Thousands throughout this country
suifer seriously from general debility—the result of impoverished olood
and shattered nerves. To all such
tlie story of Mrs. Harriet Fair,
widow of the late Hev. Richard
Farr, Fenwiek, Ont., a lady well
known throughout the Niagara dis-
tri-.r, will point the means of renewed health. Mis. Farr says: "For
a couple of years prior to 1899 1
was a great sufferer from a rundown
system. My digestion wns bad ; 1
had little or no appetite and was
in a very poor state; I suffered from
heart palpitation and a feeling of
continual exhaustion. Doctors' treatment tailed to benelit me and 1 gradually grew worse until 1 was dually
unable to do the least work. 1 then
began usinw Dr. Williams' Pink Pills
and from the very first I noted an
improvement in my condition, The
severity of my trouble gradually lessened, and by the time I hart taken
eiejit boxes X wus again enjoying tlie
best, of health, despite my 00 years,
believe that Dr. Williams' Pink
Pills saved my life, and would
Strongly urge all sufferers to give
th'-'iir. a trial, believing they will be
great benefit."
When your blood is poor and
wu'.eiy, when your nerves are miring, when you suffer from head-
dies and dizziness, when you are
pale, languid and completely run
down, Dr. Williams' Pink Pills will
promptly restore your ncalth by re-
nowing and enriching the blood.
They nre a, prompt and certain cure
for all troubles having their origin
in a poor or watery condition of the
blood. But only the genuine cure
null those bear the full name, "Dr.
Williams' Pink Pills for Pale People.'' Sold by all dealers in medicine or sent post paid at 50 cents a
box or six boxes for 52.50 by ad-
drepsirig the Dr. Williams' Medicine
Co., Broekville, Oat.
Go regular to thoir new homes iu order that they may take advantage of
the bargains offered every day in its columns, as well as for the news of
the woiid, and Ontario in particular.
Made to all persons living went of North Bay. Cut this advertisement out
and send it along with 92.00 (half price) and it will he sent to vour address (iucludiug the big illustrated Saturday number) for ouo year.
Address:      THE OLOBE, TORONTO
MA I Cii ES   THE E B. EDDY Co., Limited
Jf Try our Parlor Matches.
They produce a quick Light
without any objectionable
fumes. ::::::::::::;::
Hull, Canada.
The average smoker who lives
he sixty spends in his lifetime $1,1
on tobacco.
Fop Nine Years—Mr. Snmucl Bryan,
TliL'dfoid, writes- "For nine yetUfl I suffered with ulcciutcd Bores on my leg: I expended over $100 to physicians, and tr ed
every preparation I board of or suw reeom-
mended for r ueh dl-aeatie, but could get no
relief. I ut lust was recommended tu givo
Dr. '1 humus' Eclectric U.I u trial, which has
resulted, after using eight bottles (using it
Lily und externally)  in  a complete
cure.   I believe it is the best medicine in
A ruby of one carat Is worth £1*1
to £20. Ono of four carats will fetch
£400 to £450.
Pleasunt us syrup; nothing equals it as u
worm medicine; ihenamo is Mother Graves1
Worm Exiermmutor. The greutest worm
destroyer ot the age.
Sometimes a man's bad luck is dui
to liis reputation.
iou cannot 1>l* happy while you h:m
corn?. Then do not delay inge.tlngn bottle of HolJoway's Corn Cure. It removes ull
kind.- of corns witnout puin. Fuilure w.tii ii
is unknown.
No other angler  has  been able
heat Jonah's fish story.
the world, und I write thlt to let others know
what it has dune for inc."
The refuse and rubbish of
drugs, and dyes is known
trade as "garble."
n     the
Though we travel the work! over
to (ind the beautiful, we must carry
it with us, or we find it not.
Those desiring information tn regard to any part of the world reached by the C. F. R. or its connections
arc requested to apply to any C. P.
U. representative or to
c. K. Mcpherson
Gen. Pat. Agt., Winnipeg.
Snvlnj-f   Conl.
There ts a iljiiple method of making
half a ton of coal go as far as fifteen
Inhnli'i'ilwolght, The plan Is to place a
quantity of chalk hi ibe grates. Once
healed ibis is practically Inexhaustible
from combustion ami gives out great
heat. ;	
Altar of   llonei.
Ono can inaUe atliii- of roses very
Bl 111 ply. Take tlie (lowers of the hundred leaved rose, put in a large Jar or
cask and Just enough water to cover
them and stand in the sun. lu about a
week there will form a scum which
cau be removed with a piece of cotton.
Those who are satisfied with what
they havo accomplished will never
become famous for what they might
Minard's Liniment Cnres Diphtheria.
Tho biggest wine cooler is ut Windsor. It was mado for George IV.,
and two men could sit in it with
African flnboona.
In some pnrts of South Africa much
damage Is done by btboons, which go
In Inrje miiruudiug parties to rob gar-
Elan-ldtr a, (.!««..
Glass Is the most perfectly elastic
substance lu existence. A glass plutc
kept under pressure In a bent condition
lor twenty-live years will return to Its
exact original form. Steel comes next
In elasticity*
Character is bounded on the north
by industry, on the east by Integrity, ou the south by morality, and
on the west by soNriely.
ffonther on ColeFld*-;*.
In 1800, Southey writes, says Harold
S. Scott In The Atlantic, "Coleridge Is
at last arrived" (from Malta and Italy)
"little Improved ln health of body and
not at all bo In health of mind. Ho is
grown very fat—which he attributes
to disease, and his wife believes It;
the fact Is that he Is always eating and
drinking, moruing, noon and midnight;
hardly ever without rum and water
beside him, sugared to tho utmost—nnd
If he Is not talking be must be eating.
Ills moutb seems Incapable of being
nt rest If he does not sleep nt night,
up he gets for cold ment and spirits
nnd water. If all this does not kill a
man, It must needs fatten him.
"As you may suppose, he Is very entertaining; but, whether lt be that he
Is really worsened or thnt after so
long an nbsence the thing becomes
more striking, I never saw a human
countenance express such Intense and
lonthsome nrrognnco of self admiration. It Is nt times quite fiendish. Hla
humor Is now to be orthodox because
he has mnde out some metaphysical
argument for the Trinity. In short, I
feel more thnn ever admiration and
astonishment nt his Intellect and more
than ever grief nnd indignation at all
that lt is counted with."
Ens-II.1l Jewelers' Trick..
Many working Jewelers with whom
articles nre left to repair arc very
tricky Individuals Indeed, nnd women
are their chief victims. A grent device
of tho working Jeweler, so far ns gold
clinlns go, Is to take off the hallmarked
fastening loops and to substitute for
these an exact Imitation lu metal, so
thut these should always he most carefully examined. In Indies' lockets the
Jeweler fraud usually tukes out the
gold Inside rim which fastens the
glass, uud of course he puts In n sham
substitute. Where an article sent to
him contains a great number of tolerably Bllinll stones he will take one or
two of these out and put lu Imitation
.articles specially wade to deceive, says
Womutl'S Life. A working Jeweler has
been known to make pounds n week
Iiy taking away the hallmarked cross-
liars of gold alliens and replacing them
with brass. These remarks only,
course, apply to the small number of
black sheep to be found In this ns lu
every trade.
Minard's Liniment Cnres Colds, Etc.
British railways curry yearly about
nine tons of freight for every person
in the country.
Leghorns ure the best layers among
chickens. Each hen lays from l.*>0
to 1!00 eggs yearly. Humliurgs lay
about 170; und oilier breeds from 180
to 150.
Mansion House street is the shortest in London.
Hares. Horses and giraffes are liel- 1
ter able lo see objects behind thorn [
without, turning their heads thnn j
any other quadrupeds,
Raisin* Ibe Cnlf.
To be sure, new milk, fresh milk, can
be given for four weeks, bnt most dairy
farmers do not feel thnt they can raise
calves upon such expensive foods,
writes H. B. Cook In Rural New Yorker. Let mo sny here thnt a calf tbat
Is not worth two or threo quarts of
new milk dally for two weeks after
blrtb Is not worth raising, and upon
these vigorous young things a dally rntlon as mentioned above, supplemented
with whey when at hnnd, or a boiled
mixture of onts, corn nnd linseed menl
In a proportion of three, three, one, will
make a growth. While not as satisfactory ns one would wish when milk
Is nt hnnd. a growth will follow which
will produce a medium sized animal nt
two years, ready to lake a place In Iho
ITflmor  Ibe  Cnslomer.
Color the butler to suit tho market
nnd put It In with n clear conscience,
Q. i for there Is no deception or fraud about
jit. It Is simply making It more attractive to the eye. snys an Ohio dairy wo-
jmnn lu Farm and Honie. We sell our
; butter to private customers nnd furnish
Latest and Best.   You like*
good ajar. .'. TRY ONE.
.will tell
lik fer lit* Orlaiea Bar
A copy of Illustrated booklet
"Weekly Expenses Reduced " sent
free to your address by writing to
It ns fresh as possible, give liberal
weight and cheerfully humor nny peculiar ideas about snltness nnd color.
The buyer has a right to have bis tasto
consulted. .
II It  Firll.
While on a visit to a mining
town which boasts of no professional barber, a gentleman hud porforce
to submit liis nonlo countcnanco to
the tender and amateur mercies of
an Irishman from fork, by the name
ol O'llrieii.
As the tears rolled down his cheeks
and the skin and hair literally flew,
the gentleman ventured to nsk In a
niean-lo-be-sarcasUc wny:
"O'Brien, did  you ever    scrape   a
Hack nunc the answer like a stone
from u catapult:
"Never until to-dny. sorr!"
The operation finished In silence.
When an animal is all run down,
has a rough cost and a tight hide,
anyone knows that his blood is out
of order. To keel) an animal economically he must be in good health.
Is a necessity where the best result*
from feeding would be obtained.
It tones up the system, rids the
stomach of hots, worms snd other
parssilcs that suck the life blood
Nothing like Dick's powder for
it run down horse.
BO cents a package.
Leemiug, Miles & Co., Agents,
Write for llnoli on CiiUlrnml Horses free.
If von nn ffrr from Epitrptv, Fin. Palllfl-f SlcV*AIM-
St. Villi-. I).iii. <\ or li.ivet-iul.ii i nor reUiivvs that do
io, .irl.ii...*.' n '■ .t'n.l 1'i-tt in nlllidnl, llirn mm) for a
tree trial bottle mlh vnlimbic Tr-aatb-*-, uud try it.
The ttmplA but lit Will I..".f nt l>y mail, j.rep.iiJ. to your
rtoatnt I'oMtotii aiuuftwh l\ un* niradwhcrawtry*
thing slat boa rallad.   When wHHitffi maaUon Uu*
paper nm! givtl name, ny.e rnj full fl-Mrr-H to T-H£
LiEBic co.. 178 Kino St. Am, toromic. 0*w*m,
W. K.  U. No. 878.
Fliea may bs kopt from picture
fnimoH by wnahlng thon over wiUi
water iii which n bundld of 1-vks
hftUfl  boon  Itoopod for a  week. 4>t>4r»r*^*^^^4^^^^^>^^^^!,,^'''!
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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.
Offices, Marysville and Cranbrook.
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J. S. CARTER, D. P. A„ Kelson, II. C.
We tht undersigned Handley ft Woll wish
to nolitj onr many eintomcrs and I lie public
that on and alter the a 1st day ol Mnrfli
l!in2, Hint ihe partnership herrtoloreeilsl
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par all debls ol the said IIrm,
Paul Hundley.
J. W. Woll.
Dated Marysville, B. 0. March 2l»t, 1!»i2
Conductor Haves came up on Tuesday
Fiauk Tracey was In town this week.
Very heavy rain on Tuesday evening.
Kimberley will bave sports on July
Geo. Joyce of Klmberley, was lo town
this week,
Cbas, Eirly returned from Cranbrook
on Tuesday.
F P. Hogan aud wife left for Spokane
on Sui.day.
Mr. Cree of Fernie, Is visiting friends
in Klmberley.
James Warren visited Kimberley on
Tuisday last.
Miss  Cardiff   of Cranbrook, was   in
town this week.
Archie Currle drove down to Cranbrook on Monday.
W. T, Reld and family visited Marysville on Thursday.
Miss  Jackson of Cranbrook was In
Marysville this week.
N. C. McKlnstry is busy getting out
plies for the C. P. K.
N, C. McKlnstry drove down to Cranbrook on Wednesday.
H.   McMillan drove   down to Cranbrook on Wednesday.
James Findley of the Sullivan mine
was in town this week.
Charley Finch, of Finch & Jones waa
in Cranbrook this week.
Dan Howe left for bis claims up the
St. Marys lake on Monday.
A. Vroome of Cranbrook, spent Put-
day with Mr. and Mis Iield.
The North Star mine observed coronation day on Thursday last.
Chas. Farrell of tbe North Star mine,
waa ln Kimberley this week.
M. Durlck and F.ed B. Haines visited Cherry Creek on Sunday.
J. H. Parker of the North Star mine
was in Cranbiook this week.
A large crowd frcm Klmberley took
lu tbe pic-nlc on Thursday last.
J. Allan of the North Star mine was
in Marysville Wednesday evening.
Miss Jamleson of Cranbrook, was In
town tl,i* week taking tn the sights.
Douglas Liy, assayer of the Nonh
Star mine visited Cianbrook this week.
Fred Haz-an came dos*n Ir m his
claims up the St. Marys on Monday last
Mrs. Hungerford and two daughters
of Cranbrook visited Marysville this
Ross Palmer visited tbe North Star
mine this week and reports busluis
Service will be held at McDlarmid's
ranch next Sunday afternoon at 3
The North Star.
The latest reports from the .North Star
shows that work is progressing in a most
favorable manner. At the present time
tbere are about 75 men employed and
the mine is shipping 40 tons .of pre daily
to the smelter. As compared wiih the
tonnage in some of tbe Boundary country mines, tbis shipment looks small,
but then it must be taken into consideration that North Star values far exceed
those of the Boundary mines. Forty
tons of North Star ore. will probably
show as much profit as 100 tons of the
ore of tbat country. Therefore, tbe
North Star shipments show up well for
that property, and for the district. Jnst
at this time, wheu so many mines are
closed, it is a good thing for the district
io have 3 property like the Star in active
Struck Bed Rock.
Last Friday at the mining exchange at
Spokane, the bears went after Sullivan
and pounded it down to 5*4 bid, and 6
asked. This is the lowest point tbe
stock has ever reached and so far as
kuown, theie is no excuse for the remarkable slump SullWau at s'/2 would
surely be a bonanza investment.
The Marysville Smelter.
G VV. Hull, general manager of the
Sullivan Mining anil Smelting company,
has returned from the east, and was accompanied by Mr. Iilmendorf, a smelter
expert from Denver, Col. The latter
is now occupied with making a careful
examination of the situation and preparing plans for pushing forward the smelter buildings at Marysville to an early
completion. It is expected that within
90 days the smelter will be resdy to blow
in. This means a great deal to this district, since it will givecheaper treatment
and will make many properties that are
now practically valualess, paying propositions. It means, also, that the Sullivan mine will soon be operated witb a
full force of men, which will materially
add to the business of the district.
The St. Marys Valley,
Fred Hazen came down from the St,
Marys valley Monday, where be has
some valuable mineral claims. He
working on the Hardscrabble and bas a
better showing than be has had at any
time since he started operations. Mr.
Hazen looks upon the St. Marys country as one of the best in this district,
and says that the past two years has
demonstrated the fact tbat in every instance where work has been done the
property has improved. What the valley needs is transportation, and it is to
be hoped that either the C. P R. or Jim
I Hill will build a road from Marysville
J. R. DOWNES, Prop.,
The Handsomest Dining
Boom ln Eaet Kootenay
Good Table and every accommodation.
American drinks Leading
brands of Liquors and Schlitz
Famous Beer dispensed by
the popular bar tender, Chas
Beale & Elwell,
Notaries,    Insurance,
General Agents.
From Our Boys In South Africa.
Klmberly Townsito BoprOBcntlvee.
Moijavlllo, B. 0.
All kinds of papers drawn and Rcgistcri-il
insurance and Mines
Townslte offloe Marysville.
Offloe at Oranbrook, also.
Trade Marks
Copyrights tie.
Anyone nernllng n .ketch nnd doflcrinttnn mny
iinli'hly imcermiii our opinion free woollier an
mventlon 1— '  ''	
font froo. 1
patents 1	
rpeclot notice, without clinmo, In the
Scientific American.
A hftn-liiom.,17 llltmtrntM weekly. targOit cir.
fiilitiiiin r.f nny m-lomiiii. Inurnal. Tormn, |:i a
yuiir; (out mnn tba, |L Sold by all new-4ili>nleM.
JMUNN * C0.3--~--r.New York
llruncl. Ufflce. IBS K HI.. Wimliliialuii 1). C.
The citizens of Klmberley are clear
Ing up the football field and making it
much larger.
Messrs. Hainey, Gibson, Mustard and
Melison came up to Marysville on
Saturday afternoon.
Harry Drew Is going to give a dance
at the North Star hotel, Kimberley
the evening of the sports,
L-.ura Dudley of Kimberley, who bas
been attending school ln Cranbrook, re.
turned on Saturday last.
Klmberley football boys are practicing hard for the 1st of July, The Nortb
Star boys say they are out to win.
Despalcher Chudlelgh of theC. P. R.
visited Marysville on Saturday and says
that the town has Improved wonderfully
since his last visit here.
Klmberley and Marysville schools
held a pi-;.nlr. on Thursday last, at
Marvsvllle. The picnic was howllnr
success and all who attended were well
pleased with the afternoons outing.
Mrs H McMillan left for Ca'pary
N W. T., on Saturday last where she
will meet her di>ur»hter who haa been
attending school their. Mrs. McMillan
and daughter will return In about a
T.OST—A Morocco bnr.Uet book, a I
-.o-ne valuab'e parers and a sma'l sure
-if money. List between Klmtierlev an<*
Marvsvllle. Anv per«on retnrnlnc
sa-ne to Fr**d K Hilties at the Tribune
onice. will be suitably rewarded.
A larpe Black Rear was seen on Mnr-
■lay cvenlne: by Har-v Drew nnd Mr.
Snper, while out driving It seems thai
ll Is the same one which has been seer
before. It comes down just, about dnsV
to get water near Mr. London's ranch.
Mrs R Dndlev of Klmberley, left on
'-atnrdav last for C'anbrook with her
sin Leonird wbo has been very HI for
the past few weeks. He was pper.->tei*
on on Rnndav and the operation wa,
most satisfactorily performed under the
skillful care nf Dr. Kinr*. r.-ofrd'.
many friends wish him speedy recovery.
Rowland Miner : Tne Canadian
Mounted Infantry reachtd Santa Africa
lu time to parilcipj'.e ln ihe closing
seens of the long war. Information as
to the S'.lrring eogig-aiuents which the
.as-t co-atlngei.t of Canadians was
prominent has ccme over the wires,
out in the appended letter received
yesterday by Jud*e William B. Towt-
send from John A. Caryell is the latest
resumed of the Mounted Infantry's
movements and experiences. It will be
fouud of m ire than usual interest:
Klerksdorp, Transvaal, May 14 —
We have been too bu.y since j lining
Kitchener's column to write, except
now and then, to our own borne, but at
present I am ln the detail camp here
waiting for a removal and having abont
iwo hours a day of my own, I decided
to use to-day's leisure ln giving our own
account and experiences ln a real
"scap" with the Boers. Lsavlng Rossland on Christmas we gathered up tbe
other quotes until we left Winnipeg
with 134 men to be known as C. Squadron, 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th troops, second
Canadian Mounted Rifles. As acting
icrgeant major on this troop. I became
personally acquainted with them all, so
In arranging them Into troops our Rossland, Nelson and Cranbrooks recruits
were allowed to remain together, forming the 4th troop of C. Tney acquitted
themselves well at Halifax by leaving
all the troops of the regiment at the
ranges, 500, seven shoots each; 000 and
700 yards and seven at 000 ln one
minute. Hicks, Uautli and the Trail
soys proved splen lid shots, Our squadron was also 11 per cent ahead of the
others. At Halifax tho weather proved
a severe test, and about ten were unable to sail but j lined us here a week
Tbe trip on the boat was four rough
days after leaving Halifax, then smooth
water to Durban, where we arrived on
ihe 25 February. Entraining at Durban
on the hottest day of our experience,
-e camped at Newcastle several weeks,
drilling and lining our horses. The
horses came thiough very well, but the
.addles were failures, soou giving the
lorses sore bicks and rendeilng them
unlit for service. We were then
march :d by Ma juba Hill to Bolkrust and
Uien by train to Klerksdorp, the terminus of the railroad from Durban. This
1 istrict has been the scene of Delary's
opi-ratlons nurlng tbe war. aud he was
ihen ln a laager nbout forty miles wesi
of the town. Sunday night we were
attached to Col. Crookston with two
thousand mounted men in all. We made
fortj-elght miles ln eight hours to within three quarters of a mile of a rock
litge lined wiih thorn brush. The
iccuts twenty-four In number, of which
I was one, were sent on to locate De-
arey under Lieutenant Callahan. Find
ne only a few cattle on the ridge, we
fed the horses aud I was sent along the
ridge with three men for picket duty.
A few minutes later three Boen were
noticed starting toward us. We picked
up a Boer lad of fifteen in the brush,
and so tbey felt safe and wo fell back
to the troop. We got two of the three
as our first captives, tbe others following gave ns no trouble and wben daylight came, no live Boers were in sight
until S p. tn., when we captured our
first convoy. The Boers followed our
stragglers all day, disarming several
and stripping some. However, they
made up for it at Boscnbulb, to wbich I
will have to jump, as time is flying.
On March 30th, we left a base camp
that had been established forty miles
west of here, and on tbe following
morning our scouts located about 300
Boers about four miles ahead. Our two
guns and two pom-poms and abont 70
mounted men were rusbed on fourmlles
to where our fight occurred and opened
fire, scattering the bunch. Some 300
Baers hidden ln the brush on our right
had been overlooked, and these firing
from their saddles at 000 yards as they
galloped past killed two and wounded
four of the British mounted Infantry.
I was sent with dispatches to Col. Evans
after tbe regiment was all brought np
with the exception of the rear guard.
Our last wagon was ln tbe camp and
camp fires started, when we noticed the
Boers getting a gun ln position abont
2000 yards in our front and the open
ridge  ou   the skyline for half a mile
swarming  wltb   mounted Boers.    We
were at once formed into a rough line
with the wagons and guns  surrounding
the horses, which were on  rope lines,
It was a sight worth seeing to see tbe
Boers then come into action,  a single
horseman leading and others following
at a steady gallop, nose to croup, until
we were completely surrounded.    The
rltle firing soon commenced after that,
and   we learned from  experience tbe
meaning of a hailstorm of bullets for
two hours or more,  our fellows being
wounded or going under at the rate  ol
one a minute.    They seemed to have
the range perfectly, the ground being a
group of Boer farms all surveyed  witb
corn   fields  ready   for  cutting.     Our
fourth troop C lost Peters of Cranbrook
a bright young engineer and mechanic,
who was building all his castles on returning to   Canada;   Llezert,   of    the
same place, w.s shot  in   the chest so
close   to   his heart   that his hospital
doctor wondered at his escape.    As the
lad was led past me 1 asked  him If he
was battly hurt.   His leply was to pull
open bis shirt, showed the wound, and
said "G.ve   them  hell for me,  boys."
The third  wounded waa also a Cranbrook lad named Grafus, and he fought
in line an hour after being shot, six
feet on my right.   He bat gone to England for an operation to have the bullet extracted.    E squadron was acting
rear guaid, and when the Boers closed
in ou the rear Lieutenant  Bruce Carruthers, a Royal Military College lad,
21 men wiih him.    Tney had dismounted in a   corn  field  and fought   lt out
uutll tne horses were killed, au their
ammuul.lou gone, seven of the twenty-
one liukd and un wounded—aot a bad
showing fur cliy laus fnm Hamilton,
Quelpn, Loudon, Toronto and Windsor,
Outano.    'ihe Boers tried 10 oio.e ou
us iw.ee, but nuy were cut up too baa*
ly, auu uo amount ot ijonibocaing cud
induce ihciu iu atuct us that night.
Six men ur ihls (ear guard (not uf the
21) got lust and two da'.s later were
»u Hummed by SO Boers.   Tney got un a
utioil ai,d  f jugat five hours  uutll two
were killed uud all ammunition gone,
i'hey were snipped and had a 54  mile
barefoot tramp to Klerksdorp without
grub.     They were so exhausted  that
they were sent 10 the hospital for a
uacnih.     1'ue following day a coiumn
relieved us and we returned here for
remounis, losing 200 udd horses iu fight
ana drive.   Since then flghilug is nut
allowed until alter to-morrow, when lt
Is to be peace or war.
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A. Bale, Prop.
Tie Pioneer Hotel of tie St. Marys Valley
If you wish to prosper
Don't forget to patronize tho morchants of tho district
PELTIER,   Of  Cranbrook,
Is the nearest wholesale dealer in
Liquors, Hay and Oats,
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Pieper & Currie,
Dealers in Paints, Oils,
Glass and Wall Paper.
Painters, Paper Hangers and Decorators,
Marysville and Cranbrook.
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Wholesale and Retail
Fresh and Cured Meats,   Fresh
Fish, Game and Poultry.
We supply tbe bast.
Your trade Is solicited.   Wa have market! In all the principal towns of British Columbia.
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Send to—
REID & CO, Cranbrook,
For overalls, boots and she es, rubbers,
underwear, hats, caps, and everything
a man wears
A Fortune ia Animals.
Gantry Bros, Famous Shows, which
have been united for thia season, number among the personale of their Company no less than one hundred superb,per-
feet, Shetland Ponies. At the consolidation of Gentry Bros, Saows the stock
was carefully inventoried and onlv the
very best retained, consequently, this
season those appearing in the exhibit.
Ion are tbe most aristocratic, well-bred,
intelligent, animals in the entlie world,
and their cost alone, not including the
many painstaking years of alow tuition
would represent an Immense fortune.
The animals are all seen to advantage ln the auberb street display, which
in its augmented appearance makes it
exceptionally and is doubly worth see
Ing. The date of exhibition of Gentry
Bros. Famous Shows United has been
definitely fixed ln Cranbrook, Monday
June :10th.
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DOUGLAS   LAY,   A R. a M.
Licensed Provincial Aasiyer
Notit-'P Is llflroliy given that tile partnership heretofore exiHtilif-between A. I". Bale
and A. .1. b'mall, (under tbo name of llnle &
Bmoll) is lliis day dissolved by mutual con-
sent. A. .1. Small rdtiring from the liiisinesH
und a. E. Utile collecting all bills and puling
nil accounts
A. E. Bale.
A  J. Small.
May, 18th, 1008.
Lite analytical chemist and control
assayer to the North Mine company,
Every Description of Mineral Analysis.
Prompt Attention to Samples by -Mail
and Express.
Office and Laboratory,
Kootenay St. Nelson, B. C
Watchmaker and Jeweler.
Official Watch Inspector for tbe C. F. 8.
Cranbrook, B. C.
Barrister, Solicitor, Etc.
Cranbrook and Maryavlll, B. O.
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Feed, Sale and Livery Stable-
Pack Horses Furnished at any
Will take Contracts for any kind
of teaming.
Marysville       -      - -      B. C.
Good   Work.    Good    Material
and the Price.
Marysville, B   C,
Notice is hereby given tl at all per.
sous cutting Green or Dry wood on tha
townslte will be proiecnted unless thej
can produce a permit from the Townalte
agents. Permits may be obtained by
applying at the townslte ofllce and pay.
log 60 centa a cord ln advance. By
The Marysville Townslte and Development Company.
Slmpaon & Hutchison,
Bolt Agents
East Kootenay Hotel
When jon are hungry and want a good
meal.   Oo to the Eaat Kootenay,
When you are tired and want a net. Qo to
the Eaat Kootenay.
When yon an thirsty and want a driak.  Oo
to the Eest Kootenay-
In fact when yon am In Cranbrook. Stop ■
the Eaat Kootenay.


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