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(Tribune*
VOL   1;      JSO.   6
MARYSVILLE,   BRITISH   COLUMBIA,   DECEMBER   28,   1901.
$2.00   PER   YEAK
Canadian Bank of Commerce.
Boa. Geo. A, Coi, President. B E. Walker.'Gen. Man'gr.
raid up oapltal, $8,000,000.    Real, $2,000,000.   Total rcaouress, *6S,000;000.
A general banking business transacted.   Deposits received
London, England.    Office No. 60, Lombard Street
Cranbrook Branch    hubert haines, m*.
Furniture and
Supplies	
Complete for house or hotel.   Stoves,
Carpets, hardware and Wall Paper.
We are picneers and the largest A   II   fiTf DIM
g «neral dealers in the district. «•  »*■  UlLrill,
Cranbrook, B. C.
G. H. MINER,
n noleaale and Retail
Hardware    Merchant
'Mining Hardware a Specialty.
Remember the
AJdress.	
G. H. MINER,
Pioneer Hardware Merchant,
CRANBROOK.
Just received for
CHRISTMAS
TRADE
:; 100 boxes Batgers peels.  Nothing finer.
We n fo . have tome Bar Stilton Cheiie tr>- ant r uriog   Wi I br rrady fur
Christmas.
Fort Steele Mercantile Co., Ltd., Cranbrook.
The Kootenay Furniture Company, Ltd.
Those furnishing hot .Is and homes in Marysville should
tee our stock before ordering elsewhsr ■.
J. P. FINK, Manager. Cranbrook
THE KING MERCANTILE CO, Ltd
GENERAL DEALERS IN
GROCERIES AND PEED,
GENTS' FURNISHINGS, BOOTS AND SHOES
Manufacturers of
floogh and Dressed Lumber
Lumber Quoted In Oar Load Lota FOB Maryeville
C. E. REID & CO.
.Vi    DRUGGISTS AND
Vf   CHEMISTS	
#
Has just opepeu a fall line of Drugs, Chemicals, Sun
dries, Etc. Floe Soaps and Perfumes, The beat
brands of Cigars and Tobacco. Latest Newspapers
and Periodicals,
Your patronage is solicited.
G. T. ROGERS, DEALER IN
IN FANCY AND STAPLE GROCERIES.
-All mail orders rece'ved are carefully packed and promptly
shipped.    Price list sent on application.
Cranbrook, B. C.
Send to—
V
REID & CO., Cranbrook,
For overalls, boots and sh es, rubbers,
underwear, hats, caps, and everything
a man wears
Moyie Nawa..
From the Moris Leader-
True to the reputations gained by the
Moyie Miners' Ualon, their second annual ball last Thursday was crowned
with success, There waa nothing lacking; the committee, consisting of
Mesara. Wm. Mills, B. 0. Llvesly and
Cameron Clark, aaw that everything
waa provided for. Qood taste was displayed In decorating the hall. Tbe
charter waa placed at the head of the
ball and waa draped with bunting and
evergreens. Underneath were tbe
letters W. F. M. On one aide encircled
with a border were the worda "Welcome to Ah" and on the opposite side
were the miner's pick, shovel, hammer
neatly arranged. On the 18th of December, IBM. just two yeara ago last
Thursday, Moyie Miner's Ualjn No. 71
waa organised. The membership on
that date waa St; to-day It la considerably over the too mark. During the
two years tt haa paid out In sick benefits SI ,400, and haa now between S800
and tl.OOO In cash on hand and Investments. The nnlon has attained a standing In this community which can be
pointed to with pride. It haa never encountered tbe slightest trouble, and It Is
safe to aay that there la not a nnlon In
the entire province which haa more
harmonious relations with the employ-
era of Its members.
C. P. Campbell, tbe undertaker, was
In town Thnrsday. Mr. Campbell eaya
he has burled 81 persons within two
years, which ahowa that buslneas In bis
line has been brisk.
A. Leltch, the Cranbrook lumber king
was In town Tuesday.
D. Wilson, Inspector of schools, was
In town this week. Ba was well pleased wltb tbe way In which the Moyie
school was conducted.
The trial of tbe Crown vs. G. R. Mulr
for throwing sawdust in the lake came
np last Saturday morning before Cblef
Magistrate Armstrong. W. F. Ourd
represented O. R. Mulr, the defendant,
and B. W. Barnes conducted the prosecution. Tbe prosecution contended
that Parks, Mitchell <fc C >.. were In tbe
habit of throwing aawdnst In tbe lake,
which la contrary to law. Mr. Gurd
contended that the aaw mill was situated on a bay, not on running water, and
that a boom was used for the purpose
of preventing the sawdust from floating
out Into tbe lake. Mr. Armstrong bas
not jet rendered bla decision in the
caae.
/John McTavlsb, a miner employed at
St. Eugene, and Mlas Nellie Waitebead
were married In Cranbiook Thursday
morning. Tut" win make their home
In Moyie. Both are popular young people and bave a bos; uf friends here.
WORK TO BE PUSHED
Fernie Mews.
From the Free Tress—
L M. Mansfield, book keeper for the
Ml Nab lumber company, was in town
Wednesday.
G Johnson, formerly of Fernie, who
Is now Interested in good mining propositions In the Lardeau country will likely winter here.
Benry Ahby, eon of the machinist at
McNab's taw mill at Jaffray, bad his
left arm broken last Friday. Be was
brought here and tbe fracture was reduced by Dr. Blggint.
A brakeman named John Bremner,
who Uvea In Cranbrook, had a very narrow eacape in the yard here Wednesday.
He waa turning a switch and attempted
to step on the foot board of tbe engine.
He missed connection and In falling
grabbed tbe brake beam and waa dragged under. While under the engine he
let go of the brake beam and d.d a stunt
tbat will stop his growth for some time
Nearly the whole length of the big engine passed over him when be was
"hunched" up between the rails. He
was taken out between the drivers without a scratch.
T.J. Henneesy and P. McE»an, of
this town, enlisted at Pincber, for tbe
third contingent, and left for Halifax
Wednesday night, where they will embark for South Africa.
No
Delay   in   Getting in
Supplies
FIRE   BRICK   AND CEMENT IS READY
Everything Looks Lovely at the Smelter
Grounds and Wdrk la Progressing
Renldiy.
Outlook Is Not Bright.
From the Moyie Leader.
Tbe present outlook for an early resumption of work at the St. Eugene
mine la not at all bright. Manager
Oronln bas returned from his trip to
California. Wnen asked yettetday aa to
tbe probable tltuatlon after the firat of
the year ba said It was anything but
promising. He aald the company had
kept quite a number of men employed
doing developement with the hope that
conditions would improve and tbat they
wonld be able to operate the mine at a
profit after the first of the year. These
hopes are now ahattered, at the price
of lead and sliver have been steadily
falling, and In his opinion It may be
considerable time before they again
reach the figures at which they were
during the year 1901. As a conaeqnence
ifter tbe first of the year tbe force at
the mine will be materially decreased.
At tbe annual meeting of tbe St.
Eugene Consolidated Mining Co., which
was held in Toronto last month, the
acting board of directors waa unanl
mously re-elected. Following la a list
of them: George Gooderham, T. G.
Blackstock, John A Finch,Georgr Sumner, E P Beaton, Jamia Cronln, J. C.
Drewry, W G Gooderham, A. E Gooder-
r am, W H. Beattie. Mr, Crontn was
re-elected manager.
Word waa received yesterday by
telegraph from Spokane by Foreman McKenale to push the work of
getting ont the timbers for the trestle
of the emelter sit* spurs. No time will
be lost In getting - the track ready so
that supplies may ba brought right np
to the many buildings now under construction Several cars of cement and
fire brick have reached cranbrook and
will be brought np to Marysville as soon
as they can be handled. The gravel Is
being placed on the ground for the concrete foundations, and the trenches for
the heavy foundations have all been
excavated, and tbla branch of the work
will be under headway in a few days.
Tbe frame for the sulphide house Is
now going np. This building will be
60 feet high and le located just east and
north of the roasting eheda. Work on
tbe other buildings is progressing
rapidly, and all of the structures are
now assuming shape. The office build
ing la nearly encloeed, and le going to
be an handsome addition to the eomp
any'a grounda. Each week now makes
a vast difference In the appearance of
the place, aod people who were familiar
with the conditions two weeks ago,
would be strangers now.
Naturally the people In Marysville
are greatly pleased wltb the condition
of affairs. They eee In these great
structures rising np with such careful
[r-clslou the baele of prosperity for
Maryaville and tbla part of the district
and they know tbat with the smelter
building, a new railroad under construction up tbe St Marjs Valley, tbe
North Star and Sullivan properties
running, and hundreds of men developing properties in the territory tributary to tbia town. Maryaville will be a
good place to tie to next summer and
for the future,
There will be money made in this
town next year, and people who fail to
get In on the ground floor will realize
when It la too late, what a mistake they
have made.
Fort Steele News.
From lhe Prospector-
Mr. Ralph Elton, well and favorably
known In Fort Steele, was married on
the 30th of November at Pincber Creek
to a Mlas Barmer, a yonng English lady
The happy couple will take up tbelr re».
Idence at Frank. N. W. T. We wish
them many years of happiness and
proa perky.
Doctor Kennedy, of Fort Macleod,
who was here as medical examiner for
the third contingent is an old friend of
Indian Agent GalbraUb. It la 33 years
since tbey met at Macleod and a great
change has taken place in the Koote-
nays aod the Northwest Territories.
We regreat to announce the death of
William L Tompkins, late teacher of
tbe Fort Steele public school, at Louisville, Kentucky, where he went for a
change of climate. Previous to his
leaving for Kentucky Mr.Tompklos was
at the Fort Steele hospital where he
was carefully attended by Dr. Brodle
and Nurse Ruth, and during his stay
there apparently was rapidly improving. Much against the wishes of his
medical attendant he decided to make
an effort to go to milder climate, and
on his way was obliged to rest at Fernie
for a week where he was under the care
of Dr Carson. Shortly after his arrtv-
val at Louisville he died, and It is
thought by his friends that the trip
there was too trying on his weak constitution. Mr. Tompkins was born near
Grafton, Ontario, and began life as a
newspaper reporter. He did work on
a few of the papers In Ontario, principally on the Trenton Conrler and the
Telegram, Toronto. Before coming to
British Columbia, he taught in several
of the achools of Ontario. Hla first
teaching experience In the Province
waa In the Fraser valley. He took
charge of the Fort Steele public school
as principal about two yeara ago and
proved hlmaelf faithful and painstaking.
His death Is universally regretted. He
was comparatively a young man of
about 30 years of age. He waa married
and hia wife left for Ontario a few
months ago to visit relatives.
I Subscribe  For THE TRIBUNE
Royal Hotel Open.
The Royal hotel is now open to the
public and a very good hotel It Is. The
rooms are large and airy and nlcefy
furnished. Tbe dining room Is one of
the best lu the district and the cooking
is excellent. The dining room Is in
charge of Mr. and Mrs. E M. Lowler.
late of Moyie, at which place they
made an enviable reputation at caterers,
Hughle McMillen the genial proprietor la to well known In the district
to need introduction. He Is the tame old
Swede aa he was in Cranbrook. Tbe
Royal will always be one of the' leading
hotela of the St. Marys Valley.
The North Ster.
Tbe following circular letter has been
Issued by the board of directors of tbe
North S ar mine from Montreal- To
the share holders of the North Star
Mining Company, Limited: Gintleman,
yoor directors regret that difficulties
have arlaen with the miners on the
question of wager, which will result In
the temporary closing of the mine, and
the discontinuance of shipments for the
present. In consequence of tbe present
low price of lead, it haa been considered advisable to reduce the dividend to
118 per cent for tbe quarter ending
November SO. Tbla dividend la payable
on the 15th of December next. The
directors are glad to state that the
financial position of the company la
excellent. The company bas an accumulation of cash amounting to (330,000
wltb no liabilities, and a large plant
which haa been maintained In a high
state of efficiency. It is the Intention
of the directors as soon as the question
of wagea is satisfactorily arranged, to
continue vigorous exploration work for
the discovery of additional ore bodies,
which together wltb those now existing
will be available for future shipments."
Crow's Ncet Southern.
Late advices from the Crow's Nest
Southern say that construction Is making good progress. Grading is almost
finlahed on the portion of tbe line from
Jennings north to the International
boundary line, and track laying will
shortly be commenced.
North of the boundary line there haa
been some delay, occasioned principally
by reason of difficulties experienced in
getting the permission of tbe government for right away, etc. Now, bow-
ever, comfortable camps have been
erected and work la making good progress. It will take six months to finish the road on this side of the line.
Operatlone will be carried on all winter, as there will be but little snow or
frost to interfere. The contractors
claim that It la difficult to secure
enough men. They lay that they are
paying fair waget, hive comfortable
bank homes for the accommodation of
the men and that the food It plentiful
and of good quality. Owing to the
alien labor law men cannot be hrongnt
from Spokane and other cities to the
south of the line, and on the other hand
it costs too much to bring workmen
from eastern Cinada.—Fernie Free
Preaa.
The Copper situation.
Cooper opened In London on Dec.
27trj. at 7- 61 decline owing to the fears
of fresh selling in view of the expected
bieak in the amalgamated company,
but the price hardened, as few warrants were available. Seven hundred
tons sold at 49 1 2 pounds to 50 1-4
pounds, During the afternoon 300 tons
were sold at from 50 1 4 poo.ida to 51.
The fortnightly stocks have Increased
172 tons.
Cranbrook News.
From the Herald-
Bert Richards left yesterday afternoon
for Ottawa aod Montreal. While absent
he will have an operation performed on
his Injured eye, and an artificial optic
inserted.
J R. Costlgan, who recently moved
with hla family back to Calgary, won
new honors In his old home by a bril.
llant speech at a- banquet of the Old
Timers'.
The Granby Consolidated company
hat Installed a brlquettieg plant to
handle the fine dust of its furnaces. It
Is the first plant of Its kind In British
Columbia.
George Hillard returned toCranbrook
yesterday for the purpose of enlisting
In the third contingent. Be has been
tn Manitoba the past summer and has
concluded to go to Africa.
Dave Griffith, the wild horse veteran,
was In town yesterday and brought
over the usual grist of gold dust. Mr.
Griffith it interested in the work of go-
log to bedrock on the famous Wild
Hone creek and he It of the opinion
thit they will itrlke good diggings
when they reach pay dirt.
J. Schalch and Norman Hill of Maryeville drove down Wednesday to see
Cranbrook and her people.
It la said that the new road from Fernie to Jennings, a distance of 106 miles,
will be completed next Match.
C. R Brown, of the North Star mine,
was In Cranbrook Tnesday on bis way
to Spokane for a few weeka vacation.
A   HAPPY   NEW   YEAR
Some of the Leading Events
of the Past.
AN    IMPORTANT      TWELVE    MONTHS
An J the Future   Looks Bright   for the
Great Smelter City of Eest
Kootenay.
Talk to Cranbrook.
The telephone line between Marysville and Cratbrook Is finished and It
works well. The termloal at thia end
Is located at the Royal hotel. At the
other in the Cranbrook hotel. The telephone connection Is a great convenience
to the people of both places, and Is
appreciated.
Trait Smelter to Close.
The Trail Smelter expecte to cloae
down for a month. That step la necessary to permit the rock crusher now In
use being replaced by a modern machine
of double Its capacity. Most of the
apparatus has been delivered. The
plant employs 600 men, but the shot
down bas been expected aa tha Importance of the improvement! Is resllied.
With the new cruaher In position tbe
output can be substantially increased.
The Rossland mines will not ship to
Trail until the new machluery It tet
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We cannot look Into tbe future and
probably it Is better for us that we
cannot, but we can, all of us, look back
over the past. At this time when the
year 1901 has passed by and when 1903
is just springing Into life It Is interesting to loo* back over the events that
have made history during the year just
paat. Nlnleen Hundred and One will
always be remembered as an eventful
year, because tt has been a year full of
action the world over. Let us review a
few of the events that have taken place
during tbe year of grace 1901 The
events that are without doubt the most
Important are those which plunged the
two greatest nations tn the world Into
tbe deepest mourning. Nineteen Hundred and One saw the death of the
rulers of two great Anglo-Saxon nations
tbe one from natural causes, the other
by the hand of an assattln. "Victoria
the good," died in 1901 after reigning
sixty years, and more over the British
Empire, and William McKlnley waa
shot, without a chance to defend himself, during his second term as president of the United States. The Anglo-
Saxon race has been In the turmoil of
war during the whole of 1901. Great
Britain In South Africa and the United
States in the Phllllpines Islands. Let
ns hope that 1903 will aee theae two
great nations at peace with the whole
world. The arts of peace have been
represented by the great expositions at
Glasgow and Buffalo. At both theae
great expositions Canada has more than
held her own not only as an agricultural and mineral country but aa a
manufacturing nation.
Science has made great studies.
Wireless telegraphy la an accomplished
fact, mesaagea having been transmitted
from Europe to this contenant, and by
the way, It is Interesting to remember
tbat Newfoundland was the first place
on the American continent to receive a
cable message from Europe and the
other day wes tbe first place to receive
a wireless message across the Atlantic.
Perhape not during 1903 but certainly
within a very few years that great
commercial route, the Panama Canal
will be an accomplished fact. A waterway that will bring all parts of the
world closer together, a work that is
undoubtedly the most Important science
the building of the Snex Canal.
Canada, during the paat year, hat made
rapid ttrldet at have tbe other British
Colonies. The tour of the Prince of
Wales, (then the Duke of Cornwall and
York.) has done great things towards
linking the Empire closer together.
Tho good feeling existing between the
people of Cantda and the cltliena of
the United States Is distinctly In evidence and is a good omen for the future
harmonious relation of thete two great
people.
Britiah Colombia haa been tomewhat
hanoicapped by labor troublet and by
the low price of the minerals produced
In the province but happily both these
draw backs seem to be on tbe wane and
we mey, without being too sanguine,
look forward to great provincial developments In 1893.
South Eest Kootenay haa made
wonderful strides during the year just
past. No part of tbe district exists but
that thlt can be said of. Tbe placer
mines of Perry creek bave been developed until they are now on a paying bases. The mlnea of Wild Hone,
Tracy and other creekt on the Eatt
tide of the Kootenay bave been worked
during the year to advantage. Moyie
and the country tributary to It hat
thown signs of more riches and has
proved to tbe world that the St, Eugene,
great mine though It Is, la not the only
mine In Moyie country.
The North Star and Sullivan mlnea
have been workli g more or lett steady.
New placer ground haa been discovered
at Lamb Creek. Iron In paying quantities bas been located at Bull river and
on Baker mountain and many other
mineral developments have been re
corded.
Tbe past year has been a progressive-
year for the towns In the district.
Nearly all of which show a material
growth In tbelr population. Perhaps
the greatest event of 1901 waa the
birth of Maryaville, that sturdy Infant
just five weeke old that bids fair to
rival some of her old eistert in population and importance. Nlnteen Hundred
and One haa been an eventful year, we
know not what 1903 bu In ttore for
ut, but however that may be the publishers of Tbe Tribune wish the readere
of this paper and the people of Maryaville and the district a Happy New
Year.
North Star.
Tbe North Star will open up again
and run wltb a full force on Monday
th* 20th. This Is good news to tbe
people of the district. We hope to be
able to announce tbat tbe Sullivan and
St. Eugene will followed tult In tbe
near future.
eeee®em®8®&e@^&9tWsaMmm
Motto for the wrek—King one*
the old ring in t be new, ring out tha
false ring in the true
Nlnteen Hundred and One will, saexx
Wednesday, be a thing of th* tasaat
therefore It It In order that the it-eat
ness manager ehould with the reaetoaai
a happy New Year and many of then*.
A Utile fatherly advice at this aetata*
will perbeps not be out of place. Fknat
don't awear off, you know you wsssft
keep It and a resolution broken Is woroaa
thin a resolution not made. If jrott
mutt awear off, twear off uot paying
you subscription to The Tribune:
Pasted over the desk of the cblef ra>
porter of this paper are tbe following
Instructions, which the reporters are
expected to follow in the preparation!
of "copy" :—
" All brldet are 'lovely, beautiful:
and accomplished,' except tbey be old
widows, and then they are 'amiable
and cultivated.' All merchante who
advertise are enterprising, wide-awake,
and a credit to our city.' The nsmet
of those who do not advertise mult
' ot on any co n'deratlon appear In our
paper.
"All old lawyers are 'worthy of a
place on the bench.' Young lawyers'
are 'promising and silver tongued.'
Doctors are 'eminent'; farmers are
'highly Intelligent.' Candidates who
put their announcements lu our paper
are 'gaining ground every day.' Those"
who do not annonnce are 'likely to be
defeated.' Under no circumstances'
must these rules be broken.
Fond Father—"Willie, there Is about
to be an addition to the family, which1
would you rather have a little baby
brother or a little baby sister?"
Little Willie.—If Its all the same to
mamma I'd sooner bave a little rocking
horse.
The cutting below Is from the "Cornish Times," Llskeard,
Coath—At Chagford, on the 35th, nit.,
the wife of Robert P. Coatb, Jan.,
of twins, son and daughter thlt'
time, two toot laat.
What next?
How Charley Swore Off.
THEH8DAY, JAN.  3.
"Have a drink old man.''
"No more of that for me, I've tworu'
of."
rmiiiT, jah. 3.
"Take one on me, Charley."
"I'll take a cigar, If you don't mUicT.
No more boote for me."
SATUHPAY, JAN. 4.
'Hello Charley! Have a ahot."
"Sorry, old boy.   I've quit.   I know'
enough to let It alone."
srifrur, jai«. 5.
"Come in Charley.   Jutt got a bottle
of 30-year old ttuff.     It's fine, I  tell!
you."
'I've quit drinking entirely, but at
tbla Ii a special case, I will take jusr
one."
MONDAY, JAN. 6
"come up boyr. Uot a little girl up'
to the house Every body take one,'
and cigars don't go. Get In line'
Charley."
"I don't care to drink any thing, bnt
of course can't refuse to drink to the'
health of the baby. Give me rye and*
soda.   Here's to the baby."
YIE8DAY, JAN, 7,
"Hello cbarley, where are you go-'
Ing!"
'A little blow out down town. One
of the boys got a case of champagne,'
There will be a hot time to-night,"
WIDNBSDAY, JAN. 8YB,
Nine o'clock a. m. "Say, bar tender,
Give me a colllna, This swearing onf
business Is tough work,"
st'rfmboats For the Kootenay.
Arrangements are being made for'
placing a steamer on the Kootenay.
She will run aa far as Portal or Crow's*
Nest Landing and coanect wltb the
Great Northern line from Jennings; and1
It Is expected tbat a large amount of
freight will be shipped to Fort Steele*
by that route. Hay, grain, oatt and
lumber will be tbe return cargo. A
good bualneti can be done during the'
tenon of navigation. The terminus'
will be Wasa.—Fort Steele Prospector.
The New Dell.
The Smelter company haa purchased'
a time bull, and on Christmas day it
waa bung. The honor of ringing It th*'
Brat time waa accorded to Mr. Austin,
the expert, and exactly at 12 o'clock
noon he grasped the rope. Immediately th* wood* were filled with the
sonorous tonet of Marjivllle'i first bell,
and startled deer on th* adjacent
mountains ralaed their heads In alarm'
and then dashed to hidden retreats.
It is said that the ringing of the ball
can be beard at Cranbrook, Fort Steel*
and North Star mine.
Royal Hotel opening.
The Royal hotel will have lie opening'
on the l.ith of January. H. D McMillen, the manager la arranging for a
big time, and there la no donbt btrV
that he will' succeed.- RESPONSIBILITY
No Itrfam from Us sntirre
Flows inward, how lonely soever its course,
Bul wl'tit seine land •■* jladdened]    No stir erer
rose
And let without influence Bomewherel   Who know-j
VVhftt earth needs from eanh's lowest crtaturtl ■
No life
Cftn be pure in its iiurpose and itrong in ita
k e'.riie
And a'.i life not Is purer and stronger thereby!
}   Tlie fptrits of jilit nun made perfect on high,
Hie army of u.amri who stand by the throne
And •-azo into tlie fate that makes glorious their
owjit
Knew tlds, surely, at last 1    Honest love, honest
sorrow,
Honest   work  for  the day,   honest nopa  (or tho
rnoirow—
Are   these   worth   nothing  more   than   the  hand
tbey make weary.
The heart tbey bave saddened, ths life tbey leave
dreary?
Hush!   Tlti? sevenfold hernia to the voice of the
Spirit
Echo, "He tbat o'crcometh aball all things in
berit!"
—I.ytton.
I THE STORY
OF A SONG I
Ey Mrs.
HERMANN KATZSCIIMAH.
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Only u little worn black bonk, so small
tlmt it could be carried In one's pocket,
and yet tbe faded writing tolls tbe heart
secret of n lone poet's life. It might *tiil
have lain nt the bottom of tbat musty
pile of manuscript if I bad not found my
way iuto the obi obscure shop one afternoon of thnt never i«> be forgotten summer in Vienna. Ami so I give it to tbe
world, "What should I do without you,
my beloved confidant! You nre not to me
pages of lined paper between two covers,
but my inner self, to whom I unreservedly pour out my longings and aspirations.
To you only can I 'give sorrow words' to
voice my deepest joy. It makes no difference to you, dear little journal, that I am
abort of slnture and of sight, round shouldered, awkward lu my manner and my
gait. What en re .vou that my face is
(lain and my speech halting? Those outward Blgna that make the man foremost
have never troubled you. Vou know the
real Krons Steinert, his weakness nnd his
Strength and nre ever ready to receive
his confidence, und you shall hnve it, best
of friends.   To you I'll think aloud.
"Ilav" you forgotten that this is .Ian.
81, and 1 am twenty-one? Think what
a long, uphill climb life has been to that
little lad old Hblzer taught to play nnd
sing! Aye, but think again of all the
Joy that music has brought to him! How
proud my denr old master was of ail I
did! I can remember once he Rave me
Bnch*ri 'Heart Kver Faithful' for a
theme, and when I Improvised nnd modulated into different keys be cried out with
delight, 'The boy hns harmony in his
finger ends.'
"What do I not owe you, faithful
friend and teacher? "Were you not the
first to place within my hand the key to
the deep hidden mysteries of tone? I am
convinced that today will be tbe red letter day of my life, for the count's patronage must bring success. I wonder if
lie dreamed what his generous offer
meant lo tne.
"I tried to stammer my gratitude, but
human speech fails to show what is in
the heart. Oply the language music
speaks can adequately tell of disappointments, lofty desires, hope's fulfillment.
The count laid his band upon my shoulder as I played, nnd then I came to
know at once thnt he felt the thanks I
could not utter.
"By the calendar it is a month
fthougb I can scarcely believe It) since
that morning, when, trembling, I tried
to make a careful toilet for my lirst
visit to my noble patron's, where I wns
to give lessons iu music to Ins daughters. My threadbare waistcoat nud
frayed linen never showed so plainly. I
wns nu hour Inking tlie seams of my coat
nnd paring tlie edges of my cuffs. Finally
I started for the palace, my heart thumping po loudly against my ribs that, when
I haltingly finished my Inarticulate greetings to the count, I feared to hear him
ask the lackey, 'What is that pounding?*
"While 1 wns vainly struggling to
command breath nnd words a fairy like
apparition stood beside me. Her father
said, with loving accent, 'My daughter/
but Inwardly I questioned, 'Can anything
so exquisite be material flesh nud blood?'
There seemed to be a gleam of sunshine
in the half darkened room. I looked nnd
found it wns her smile. I heard n tender
cadence, a strain so beautiful it could
only come from heaven. Dumb nnd motionless I listened for it again, and then
I knew it was her voice.
"How can I tell even you, my inner
BOlf, of nil her graciousness of manner
throughout these weeks, of nil her love
for what is best in music, of her keen
appreciation of n thought expressed in
lone?
Days, weeks, months have passed,
I'm told, nnd yet I eouTd count time only
by two hours each week. How short
they nre to bold the whole of life! Can
I be—I, who never looked with love upon
n woman until now, nnd she ns fnr above
me as the stars, although not sharp and
glittering like those distant orbs, but
sj mpathetic, kind and true, my Lady
Caroline!
"What could hare moved her bo this
morning? She seemed oppressed, nnd as
she finished playing Beethoven's favorite
'Andante' tears tilled Iter eyes.
"'I love it uud seem tO'foCl It in my
heart.' she murmured, 'but when I play it
sounds so cold, so harsh. Tell me the secret of your touch, my master,' nnd she
lifted up her eyes beseechingly lo mine.
"For a minute's space I could not nn-
Bwer, for i hero rose before me my miserable, starved childhood, so unutterably
different from the life of her who questioned me, I shivered ns I seemed to see
ItU ill chid boy of twelve, in the early
dawn of u hitler winter's day, making his
way to the practice room where no
warmth nor ray of sunshine ever penetrated, and where his numb fingers could
hardly call forth the tones he loved, nnd
so hungry that even his loved music could
not bring forgetfulnesi of that gnawing
hunger.
"A wave of pity filled my heart for thnt
desolate little lad, as though he were
Some other than myself, as I recalled the
piteous letters hu would write to his
brother, begging a few kreutseers with
which to buy nn appio or a bun to keep
l-ody ami soul together, and, looking down
Upon this dainty child of fortune us she
still questioned me with those dark eyes
uf heaven's blue, I stnmmered:
"'Vou would know the secret of my
touch? I studied It in a school whose
name I pray you may never comprehend
•—the school of poverty. The masters
who taught me all I know may come to
you iu luler years, nnd, if they do, tbelr
training, hard though it may be, will give
you all you long for in your music'
"Oh, little book of mine, words are too
poor to tell the sympathy, the encouragement in iter voice—her faee. If God had
only made her nearer to my level—what
am 1 saying? Would I, If I could, drag
her down to my poverty, my hedged in
life? No, never! She is my star, my
queen, whom 1 shall ever worship,
"While I stood trembling before her,
speechless with love, she spoke again:
" 'Burely you have something to str to
me, my master?'
"Hesitatingly, I drew a slip of paper
from my pocket, saying: 'Yesterday I
was uneasy, restless, and in the evening,
to bring sleep, I walked many miles. Returning weary, I stopped at a little wayside inn, and as 1 sat at table idly turn-
iner tbe leaves of a book some one had
left there this line caught my eye:
"Hark, hark! The lark at heaven's gate
sings." And instantly a melody sang itself to the words, and I was compelled to
write it down. I searched my pockets
for a bit of paper, but could find none,
so I used the bill of fare. Will you pardon me that 1 bring it to you just ns It
is?'
"Then, without more words, I played
it to her—played ns 1 never had before.
She sat near me, aud when I paused she
did not speak, but with her eyes said,
'More!'
" 'This I wrote and thought of yon,' I
whispered, and I played 'Who Is Sylvia?'
"When I roso to go, it wns my lady's
turn to tremble. 'I—I'— she stammered,
and in her confusion I grew strangely
self possessed, 'I long have wished to
nyk you why—why, as you have dedicated so many of your noble works to
others, I alone am left unnoticed. Do
you not think mo worthy?' She glnnced
Up shyly, while hot blushes overspread
neck and brow. My voice (founded far
nway ns I said:
" '.My lady, do you not know thnt
everything I have ever dono is already
dedicated in my heart to you?'
"The blow has fallen, little speechless
comforter. She Is going from me.
These few lines which site has written
take from me sunshine, life, and thrust
me into that outer darkness whence there
is no escape:
" 'Dear Master—In threo days wo
leave for Hungary to pnss the summer.
Will you not come nnd give one more
lesson to your pupil?   C. K.'
"Mein liebschen, thou art gono and
hast taken with thee nil save honor! I
did not speak, though thou didst question
me with thy sweet eyes, but yet my soul
communed with thine, nnd it did seem
that thy heart answered mine. Heart's
dearest, couldst thou read aright thou
must bave seen and known for months
how dear thou art to mo. I do not
speak thy name alone within this little
room without falling upon my knees in
reve-- „.,_• iu, -hy ^coiluess.
Canst thou di.-inc the pnng It cost me
thnt I must let thee go nnd never nny
'I love thee?' And yet, through all the
bitter pain one thought brought comfort
—rupture. It was this: That I, so poor
that I dare not tell thee in words the
worship thnt I feel, yet hnve the power
within me to express my love for thee in
never dyiug song. Yes, yes! Immortal
beloved, in my heart there sings for thee
n song of songs thnt will live when we
nre gone; will live to tell the world the
sacredness of man's love for woman, of
my love for thee.
•        ••**•*
"How many days I have neglected you,
denr little book. I am so weary, so tired
of this hopeless struggle, that something
within mo cries, 'Take courage, it is not
for long; your work is nearly done!' God
grant it mny he so, nnd yet that night,
when underneath her window I stooped
and lifted to my lips this faded rose Iter
hand had thrown me nud read these
words wrapped round the stein, I felt
life held no deeper bliss:
" 'Beloved, I know well now the nins-
ters who taught thee so long ngo tho
secret of thy thrilling touch nnd tone, for
they are daily with me. Their names
mean life and they nre called experience
and love. M'hat can I say to thee of
thy dear song, whose melody still tills my
soul, save that it tells me all I longed
to know, and leaves me comforted
though broken hearted?'
"I read again and yet agnin her dear
confession. I pressed it to my heart, my
lips. Those first days when my Caroline
had gone my song kept ever ringing in
my ears—the song that was to tell her
how I loved—adored.
"At last there came n time when even
love could bear no more. 'I must, I will
go nnd siug my song to her* I cried tn
iny despair. 'At night, when all is hushed and still beneath her window, I can
ease niy heart.'
"It was past midnight when I crept
through the garden gate. Silently I
stood awhile beneath her window. Far
off a nightingale snug in the forest
depths. Yearningly I stretched my nrms
nnd breathed, 'Where the darkling
streams nre creeping, dearest, let us go.'
Then love touched my voice nud carried
it ou wings of glory unto my desire.
"All the (tors keep watch in heaven
While I ting to thee,
And the night (or love was given;
Dearest, tonic to nie.
"A power from nbove filled mo ns I
sang my swan song to my beloved.
Was I awake? Was I not dreaming?
1 feel again the thrill with which I saw
the outer blind move slowly hack, nnd iu
(he moonlight, grave nml pale, thero
stood my Lady Caroline. Although I
heard no word, I knew 'farewell* was on
her lips and in her tear dimmed eye.
"She stood nn Instant; then, ns she
reached to draw the blind that was to
shut her face from me forevermore,
there fluttered from her hand and dropped down nt my feet this crushed white
rose.—Chicago Tribune.
MnnnfritiK n Ilitxliand.
Every unmarried woman has sold: "I'd
like to own thnt mnn for one dny, I'd
tench him to behave." But hnve you noticed thnt when they marry they dou't
seem to manage nny better than others?
•—Atchison Globe.
Cheapening.
Jones—I've just been doing something
that always makes me feel cheap.
Smith—What is that?.
Jones—Comparing my salary with
what I think it ought to be.
A Real Mnrtyr.
She—Yes, she is a woman who has suffered a great deal because of her belief*
He—Indeed!   And what Is her belief?
She—That she can wear a No. 8 bHoi
on a jVn. 4 font.
The Eltfht Hoar flay.
Tho eight hour dny is not such n new
thing. On April li, 1792, the town of
Partrldgcfleld, Mass., now Peru, voted
"to grunt £150 for repairing highways
Iu said town, to be worked out 2 thirds
in June next, at 3s Gd per Dny, and tbe
other third in September at 3a per day.
Fight hours Iu a day to be Deemed a
Day's Work."
She Agreed With lilin.
Husband—But you must admit that
my taste Is better than yours.
Wife—Yes, of course it la.
Husband—I'm surprised to hear you
say so.
Wife—Oh, there's nothing remarkable
nbout It! The mere fact thnt you intir-
rletl mo and I married you proves It-
Answers.
Probably,
Willie—Fa, what are false eyes made
of?
Tn—Glass.
Willie—But what kind of glass?
Pa—Ob—«r—looking glass, I suppose.
Now   run off to bed,
IMPOSING ON  EDITOK3.
Cuilons Instnncrn of Fr.Unre of the
Eriltoi-ljtl Memory.
Among magazine editors that particular kind of a memory which recognizes
im-trtntly any literary thing which it has
seen before is developed to the limit ot
its capacity. Very rarely can a story be
republished, even in a slightly garbled
form or after an Interval of many years
and not be recognized nnd spotted by
some outside editor, even if it has slipped
past the censorship of the stntT. The
method usually followed by people who
.attempt to pass off old stories as original
is to copy some practically unknown
story by a famous author, leave out a
little, add a little, nnd yet save enough
that is good to make their version stand
out from the ordinary run of the manuscripts which are declined every day by
the magazine editors.
Koine years ago one of the Inrger
monthlies published n poem by a well
known pool who died more thnn a century ago. As printed, it lind beert sent
in by an unknown contributor from the
west. This poem so struck the editor
thnt he printed it, surrounded with a
series of drawings by one of hiii best and
most expensive illustrators. When be
was informed by his friends of the true
origin of the poem, he made a resolution
to accept uo contribution from authors of
whom he had no personal knowledge, nnd
Tor tt year or two strictly maintained that
policy. A somewhat similar case occurred recenlly. when a puper iu this Btate
published a poem by Keats nnd duly
printed the poet's name beneath the title.
A number of western pnpers reprinted
the poem, giving credit to John Keats
111 the .
The use of extracts from magazines in
newspapers nnd other magazines Is not
objected to by most of tho large publishing houses, provided that the extracts nre
short ones and that a regular credit and
copyright notice is printed either nt the
top or bottom of the article. In epite of
(his generally understood permission so
many cases occur when material is used
und no credit given that n regular printed form is kept on hand in most of the
largo establishments to be sent out in
such cases as come under their direct notice, cases which mount Up in the course
:>f n year to a large number. A warning
to usually enough to make the offending
editor publish a note acknowledging his
unlssion in the next issue of his paper,
ind it is very rare that these slight offenses hnve to be followed up any further.
POULTRY  RAISING.
As a rule few old hens lay late in the
fall or early winter.
Indigestion is very often tnken for
cholera among fowls.
There is no better absorbent for the
poultry house than plaster.
The hen lays only when she is capable
of supplying tho materials for forming an
egg.
All arrangements for ventilation should
he made so that if necessary the house
can be closed in cold or stormy weather.
A hen that is long and boat shaped nnd
also fairly deep is likely to show staying
Qualities. She should also hnve a deep
chest.
If an abundance of good sharp grit Is
kept constantly within reach of the fowls,
mnnv diseases from indigestion will be
avoided.
It is uot lhe large hen that always lays
huge eggs. Rome of the breeds that lay
large eggs are small, as the Spanish and
Minorca.
Scalded sweet milk und cooked rice will
stop diarrhea in fowls, but don't feed
sloppy food while the fowls are in this
condition.
The usual causes of roup are cold.
dampness nnd exposure. Although apparently contagious, the outbreak and spreading ot the disease are due primarily to
the surroundings.
In nearly all cases turkeys to bring
good prices should be shut up ten days or
two weeks and be glvefl all that they will
eat of a good fattening ration. Cornmeal
and sweet potatoes boiled together fatten
very rapidly.
The AbRentinlndcd lion.
One of lhe finest instances of absence
of mind on record is that furnished by
n certniu Oxford don, whose "scholarly
abstraction" frequently landed him iu
dilHeulties.
Dining out one night be suddenly became Immersed in thought, nnd for a
time sat gazing at his plate, evidently
deeply engrossed in some mighty problem.
Now it happened that his left hand
neighbor, n portly dame, had a habit of
resting her hands on tho table, palm
down and lingers closed.
Suddenly the professor awoke from his
brown Study, seized Ids fork, plunged it
into, the plump paw reposing to the left
of his plate nnd! benmiug genially
through his glasses, remarked, "My
bread, I think:"—Tit-Bits.
Pnrtlnl Punishment,
The man who had rocked the bont nnd
turned it bottom upward was clinging
desperately to its slippery keel.
Half an hour passed away.
"I can't hold on nny longer!" he
gas iicd.
"Then suppose you let yourself down
and wade out," suggested the other man,
who had been standing on tho ground nil
the time nnd apparently struggling to
keep his head above water. "It's only
four and n half feet deep here, I am sorry
to say."
The Wnsp.
It Is said that the male wasp does not
sting. But as the mitlo nud female wasps
wear the same kind of polonaise nnd look
as much alike ns twins the only way to
distinguish their sex is to cuteh one. If
it stings, it Is n female; If uot, It Is a
gentleman wasp.
Two Liken.
"I like your nerve!" gasped the beau
tlriil girl, struggling against the Inevi
table.
"And 1 like you cheek!" chuckled tin
young man as ho continued the oscula
lory exereise.-
And ne Head Too.
Prospective Editor—I am going to call
mv new paper Tlie Blood.
Other Fellow—Why?
Prospective Editor—So it will start
off  with  a  good  circulotion.
Being asked one day what one should
do iu order to become an ellieient pintle
player I.iszt replied laconically, "Onr
must cut well aud walk much."—Ladies'
Home .journal
Of I'liMHlng  Intercut.
Oxford University hns voted to
do away with the Sunday afternoon
sermons.
Tho railway i companies of Great
Britain pay on uu average iM.s'JOO n
day in compensation foi1 dumuge.
In size, not counting colonies, the
European powers stand iii this order: Russia* Germany, France,
United Kingdom, Italy.
Several pairs of plgoons which v.
scientist has observed in Paris hnv*
ruined their young in nests made
entirely of hairpins collected ou Uu
Paths of tho Luxembourg.
AN EAST SIDE LANCE
PEN PICTURE OF ONE OF THE UNIQUE
FUNCTIONS OF NEW YORK.
The Grand March a Very Serious Affair—Walt sen Resemble Horlson.
tal Windmill*—A ConUnnona Stan
Reception at the Bar.
With the approach of cold weather and
the closing of the Coney Island resorts
east sidedom resorts to the giving of
balls. Then in nearly every east side saloon the walls are decorated with placards announcing that tho "Merry Mod.*
nrchs" or some other popular organization "will give their annual ball at So-
and-so's hall ou the night of . Tickets
admitting gent and lady, $1."
A bull on the east side is a serious affair, especially to the floor committee. It
Is their annual appearance in full evening
dress, and the occasion is a grave, even a
trying, one. Besides, they have large and
ornate badges of otliee to wear.
At 10 o'clock in the evening the ballroom presents itself a wide, shiny space
hedged with gaping chairs, the balconies
which look upon it dressed with greens,
paper sunbursts nnd Hags, with probably
a crayon portrait of the founder or patron of the association beaming itl
length from a bower of sniilnx. On *
platform ut one end is a cluster of music
stands and perhaps a fat man or two
tentatively extracting tones from a 'cello
or French horn. In the rear of the chuir
rows on one side tables closely arranged
extend Into dimness, a patch of them Ic
strong light form an alcove which incloses a bar without end. Glasses arc
being noisily stacked upon it.
Singly, by twos nud In groups ths
guests of the ball arrive. A tall girl in •
dress too short before appears on tlw
edge of the floor, gazes shyly around one
then vanishes. Three youths in bluet
"cutaway coats" and white satin cravats.
with flat, wet hair, parade past lhe
chairs. One of them pushes auothei
abruptly against a pillar.
"What's the mutter wit' you ?" demands the victim querulously, and tbea
the three sent themselves at a table and
make fun of a waiter. Girls of all ages
in coveys drift down the alley behind the
chairs. Their costumes are striking and
collectively a discord in color. A stout
woman puffs along towing a pair of curious youngsters and followed by dutiful
daughters. She reaches one of the tables
and there goes into camp, issuing rations
of pretzels and a single glass of beer. A
steady stream flows through the door and
is dammed up at the edge of the floor,
which appears to be forbidden -ground.
Slowly they trickle off in pairs down the
sides of the room, and dots and dashes ot
people close up the chair Hue. Floor committeemen appear, all hurrying, with pale,
anxious faces. A slow waltz starts, heard
fiJntly at first, then loud and persuasive,
A couple begin to twirl in a corner; two
braver spin into the center of the floor;
others join them. Soon "the room Is twirling, and the ball is begun.
Tho waltz on the east side Is unique. It
consists mniuly in spinning around in one
epot, and progress is slow. Sometimes a
curious lope is introduced to the waltz
measure to facilitate change of spinning
ground, and occasionally there appear a
couple who can go all round the room In
a succession of whirls. But this Is not the
orthodox way. The whole movement on
tho floor is rotary. There is no blending
of motion, and the impression is that of a
multitude of horizontal windmills all going ut the same time.
When tlie waltz ceases, tho dancers
move in a solid mass toward the tables.
Frothing beer glasses coat the bar, nnd
there is a flying of white coated waiters.
Two or three more dance tunes are
played, nud thru begins n significant
gathering of the committeemen at the end
of the room. They nre mingling with a
group of women gowned gorgeously in
white and colors, while around them collects a watchful crowd. Gradually tho
group which is the center of attention
forms into n huddled Hue ot couples, and
the man iu the front rank looks back often. Then with a crash the band launches into a inarch, the line steps out sedately, uncoiling from the crowd, and the
"grand march" is on. This is n very serious ceremony and is performed with religious care to the conclusion of the last
evolution.
When the march Is over, there is sometimes a speech by the president of the
association heard by a respectful ring,
but ignored by the crowd, which is now
jostling, running nnd swarming over the
floor uud about the tables. Girls gather
and giggle by the pillars and arc teased
by the boys, who push about in noisy
companies. Children race and sprawl.
Stout mothers banked against the walls
alternately laugh and fret over defiance
of their authority. Everywhere is the
waiter with dripping beer glasses ringed
about his lists. In tbe barroom there is a
continuous stag reception. A couple of
stout politicians with flushed faces are
holding n levee, und young men with political aspirations surround them, buy
beer for them und listen respectfully to
their utterances. Smoking is permitted
everywhere, and by midnight the lights
are mere luminous balls in the haze.
The ball is still gnyly going forward at
8 o'clock, but by 4 only a few couples nre
appearing on the floor, though ninny are
still seated at the tables. The floor committee, with their badges folded away in
their pockets and their shirt fronts soiled
and broken, hnve stolen nway at an hour
becoming to their dignity. Some of tbe
lights go out, aud the waiters bring fresh
rounds of beer reluctantly. The band bas
packed up its instruments and is now
liced along the bar resting from its labors. A popular song is started, and tbe
chorus is vigorous. A second song receives less ardent support. An unsteady
youth attempts n cake walk on the floor.
Then n large mnn with a forbidding countenance orders all the lights out, und the
bull is over.* *
I*eter*« Pence.
Offa, a Saxon prince, to secure the favor of the sovereign pontiff, engaged to
pay n yearly tribute to the treasurer of
the Vatican. In order to rnise the promised sum Offa wns forced to impose a
tax of 1 penny on each householder
whose annual income wns ns much as
30 pence. This imposition being after-
ward levied on nil Eugland was commonly denominated as "Peter's pence,"
Hence the expression.
In Illinois wages not yet earned can
not be assigned, Courts hold thnt such
assignment would be illegal and void.
Our greatest glory Is not In never falling, but rising every time we fall.—Cos-
tuduA.
Love and Geld.
The English papers are telling a story
of Daniel O'Conncll, the Irish statesman.
His great rival waa Sergeant Tom
Gould, pronounced Gold. Tom was a
confirmed old bachelor, but when over
eighty years of age proposed to and was
accepted by a girl of eighteen. He announced his engagement to O'Connell la
verse, concluding thus:
So you iee, my dear Dan, that, though eight;
yean old,
A girl ot eighteen (ell In lore with eld Gould.
To which O'Connell replied:
That a girl ot eighteen may lore gold tt la true,
But, b-tllere me, dear Tom, it Is fold without 0.
A DREARY EXISTENCE
THE
LONELINESS  OF THE   ENGLISH
LIGHTHOUSE; KEEPERS.
At (lie Bishop Station tbe Sentinel
Thnt Llffht. the Wares Live. In Al.
moat Utter Isolation — A Servtca
With Few Enticing Features.
During the storms tbat rage Intermittently around tbe English const In winter tbe landsman's mind turns In sympathy toward tbose wbo In ship or Ute-
boat are lighting the waves for dear
life. But how often does 'be give one
thought to tbe men who immure themselves In the lighthouses that stud the
coast?
' I would rather spend my life In a
penal settlement than he a lighthouse
keeper," declared a man to the writer
after a visit to the Bishop lighthouse,
off the Cornish coast. "A convict does
see a little of the world he Ilve3 In, but
a lighthouse keeper sees nothing but a
dreary expanse of water. I am not surprised lhat many of them should lose
their menial balance."
The visitor to the Bishop lighthouse
did not overcolor tlie picture. It waa
only the other day that one read of the
LongshlpS lighthouse, also off the const
of Cornwall, having been completely
iFolntcd. for many weeks In consequence
of fearful storms. The keepers had
been reduced to smoking coffee, bops
and tea leaves, though, fortunately,
they had not wnuted for food.
The keepers of tlie famous Eddystooe
lighthouse not Infrequently find themselves In a similar predlcnmcnt. In a
gale the waves that buffet themselves
agnlnst this wonderful monument to
the engineering skill of the country are
of such stupendous magnitude that
they rise to a height of 200 feet and
•weep right over the lantern. To those
cooped up Inside the sound of these
waves Is like that of a battery of guns
at close quarters. "At such times the
house shakes like a tree with a man
Dn the top of It," was the graphic description of one who spent many years
of his life there.
The new Eddystone Is the roomiest
and most comfortable of nil our rock
lighthouses. A sectional view of It
shows the various compartments, commencing nt the bottom with lhe water
tank'; then the entrance, the two. oil
receptacles, the storeroom, the crane,
the living apartment, the low light, the
bedroom and the service room In the
order named. Formerly 'only two
keepers were employed In the lighthouse, but a grim Incident resulted In
their number being Increased. One of
the^two men died. So"" fierce ran the
seas thnt the remaining keeper could
not get the body of his late comrade to
the shore. For n month the tempestuous weather continued, nnd for a
mouth the surviving keeper lived alone
with the body as his only companion.
He wns afraid to cast It into the
waves, for he might be accused of murder.
Keepers of rod: lighthouses do not
last long. The Incessant pounding of
the waves against the blinding, lhe
loneliness, the wnnt of fresh air and
exercise reduce tlie men to a state of
nervousness that Is sometimes pitiful
to behold. They require n fortnight's,
leave every six weeks, but this liberal
allowance does little to improve their
physical state. A medical man whose
duty It Is to pay periodical visits to
one of these lighthouses confesses tha!
there is no remedy for the ills peculiai
to the keepers except retirement.
The ultor Isolation of the ssllcnt sen
tinels of our coast Is well illustrated by
the case of the Bishop lighthouse aforementioned, which stands right out in
the Atlantic. Not once In a year Is It
calm enough for the superintendent to
laud his stores at the lighthouse steps
They have lo be hauled up by menus
of n windlass from above. A visitor
bold enough to visit the place Is "ad
milted" lu a similar way. lie places
one fot in a noose nt the end of a rope.
Which Is thrown down to his boat, and.
gripping the rope firmly nbove his
head, he is drawu up to the "sec off,"
as the plinth around the lighthouse Is
called. Thence he climbs up n perpendicular ladder to the door of the
bouse.
Superstition adds a terror to tho life
of the men In this lighthouse, for the
first structure was washed away
bodily, nnd the keepers believe that the
rock Is haunted. A fear of a different
kind keeps the men of Muekle Fluggn
lighthouse, the most northern point or
Scotland, on the tenterhooks of a terrl
ble suspense. On three occasions lhe
huge black rock ou which the lighthouse stands has been shaken by nn
earthquake.
There Is something comical, though
characteristic of the sllfT necked Scol.
In a story which comes from a neigh
boring lighthouse which Is the charge
of two families. They live on a desert
Island. From year end to year end
they never see a visitor except the man
who brings their stores. Eighteen
months ngo lhe bonds of the two families quarreled, nnd ever since they uavi
ceased to speak.
At the shore lighthouse of Uslilnlsh
the keeper's family has to travel -It,
miles to "kirk." it Is no reflection on
their piety to ndd thnt they are nol
regular attendants.
A lighthouse keeper receives n max!
mum wage of t'7."i a year, out of which
he has to supply Ills ov. n rttilnns, Tbc-si
consist of such unappetizing edibles as
tinned beef and hard biscuits, usually
wnshed down wltfi weak tea nnd eon
denscd milk. No lntoxicntingjllquors
are allowed.—Loudon Mall.
-The children of dlffereit countries
have different ta'stes. but' tin swords
are wanted nil over the world.
The Tartars owe their alphabet to the
Christian missionaries known as the
Kcstorlans.	
The Professor at Home.
"Grandpa." said Dot, who had been
puzzling her bruins over something she
was ' reading, "what Is 'food lor
thought?'"
"Head cheese u>z child" reDlIed the
urof essor.- ..
Bail Anyway.
.Sir. Jack—A new pipe always Makes'
me sick.
Mrs. .lack—And your old ones always
give tne a headache, so why iloa.'t you
stop smoking?—New York Journal.
Iler Dearest Friends,
Maud—1 wonder why Irene can't talk
two minutes1 wltlioul drnggiug in the
young man .she's cammed lo.
Mahol-Force nf luil.il. I suppose. |-vt
always understood she ti as .1 tu drug hint
into tlie engagement    Clui'tiito I'.ilmnu.
As It Is In Boston,
"Did you ever kiss a man?" asked ths
Chicago girl.
The Boston girl blushed.
"Uenlly, that Is so vulgar, you know,"
she said,
"Maybe It Is, but did yon?" persisted
the Chicago girl.
"I should hate to think it was a kiss,"
replied tlie Boston girl, "but since I have
become engaged I have tried osculation."
—Chicago Post.
A Delicious Dish.
Gotham—My wife is resourceful, I tell
you.
Church—So I heard.
"Why, tlie very next day after we were
married she cooked np a most delicious
di.-li, and what do you suppose it was
made of?"
"Couldn't guess."
"Bice and old shoes."—Xonkcrs Statesman.
Wh, Carrie Wouldn't,
Bentley—I wonder If Carrie cares for
me ot all?
Snow—Vou have some doubt about the
matter?
Ueatlcy—Well, yes. Sho refuses to
smile upon me; she won't look at me!
Snow—l*erliops she knows she couldn't
look at you without laughing.—Boston
Transcript.
Certainly Host Extraordinary.
"Most remarkable case."
"What Is?"
"Why, tlie case of those two women
wc just passed. They've lived in adjoining Hats in the same building for nearly
a year and they're still on good terms
with each other."—Chicago Post.
Consolation.
Tho Professor (Boston)—How very dull
this would have been if I had not brought
my volume of Browuiugl—Sciibuer'a
Magazine.
Not Fanny to lltm.
Beggy—Bah Jove!   1 did feel offended
at Mi.<s Wose last night.
Ffoildy—What now, dealt boy?
Beggy-Why, ns I entered thaw dnw
I beard her sny, "Here is where thaw
joke comes in,"
III Timed ricaauntness.
"Cheerfulness Is riches."
"Oil. no.   If yoti enii't pay s bill, being
cheerful about  it only makes (he othsi
nnu  meMor."    pell-oil. FreB.PfMS.  ..
GREAT MEN IN DISGUISE;
Some   of   tlio    Amusing   Adventures   Kri-
eoiinteretj Incoc—onio Excellent Tules
Told by the Lute Kev. H. It. Hawels.
This late Rev. H. H. HawolS, tlie
highly-gifted nnd popular incumbent
of St. James', Mnrylebone, used to
tell an amusing story of a strange
old couple who for many months
were regular attendants at his
church.
Plainly dressed and insignificant in
appearance, they were quite content
to take obscure scats at the back of
the gallery, until by accident it. was
discovered that the modest and retiring couple were the rich and e»
centric Duke of ~ and his wife.
When on tho Sunday following the
discovery of their rank they took
their usuul seats at the back of tho
'gallery, one of the officers of tho
church went to them and, with a
profound bow, begged to be allowed
to conduct "their graces" to a more
suitable part of the church.
The detected Duke looked for a
moment nt his wife with dismay on
his face, and then, saying: "Come
on, Sarah; they've found us. out,"
walked out. of the church, with her,
nnd never entered its doors ngain.
Of all tho Jtoyaltics of Europe' not
one loves* more to escape from tlio
circumstances ot his rank than the
Archduke Francis Ferdinand, heir
to tlio throno of Austro-Hungnry;
and his happiest days.are spent in
long, solitary rambles in tho country, dressed liko a peasant, and fro»
terniziui; with ensual pedestrians and
wayside innkeepers.
One day last summer he was hob*
nobbing with tho host of a small inn
on the road between Ncustadt and
Oldenburg, when a well-to-do tradesman of the latter town drove up and
bidding him keep nn eye on his
horse, entered the inn for refreshment. When ho emerged a few minutes later, ho gave a small coin, a.
krone, to tho young man who was
dutifully holding tho reins, and who
equally dutifully thanked him.
A few weeks later the tradesman
wns walking along the Bingstrosse,
In Vienna, when a Royal equipage
dashed: past with an escort of cavalry. Of tho two occupants of the
Imperial carriage hq recognized ono
as his Emperor, Francis Jo soph, nnd
the other, to his amazement and
consternation, was the peasant to
whom he had offered a krono for
holding his horse.
M. Cnslinir-Pcrier, when he waa
President of the French Republic,
took a groat delight in dressing aa
an ouvrier .or ns a clerk, and escaping from the ceremonial of his dally
lifo for long bicyclo rides in tho
country. On one occasion ho wns
cycling near Fontsur-Solno whon ho
halted at a small wayside Inn and
asked for luncheon.
"I have nothing in the house,"
tho landlady said: "but the best
thing you can do is to ride to tho
butcher in the village you passed
through a mile down tho road and
bring back a kilogramme of steak."
This was an adventure after tlio
President's own heart: and "mounting his.bicycle again he quickly returned with an appetizing steak,
and was soon eating ono of tlw most
enjoyable meals of his life.
One of the best of these stories is
told of M. Le Royor, when he was
President of the French Senate.
V/hen. during one vncation, ho was
traveling with M. Lepore, the
French "Homo Secretary." in Ttaly.
the President amused himself by
posing as his companion's valet.-
Whenevor the travelers, alighted wt
an hotel M. Hoyer would explain to
the manager that his master was
a man of high station, Minister of
tlio Interior, in fact; and lie would
busy himself in seeing to tlie rooms, ■
looking after tlio luggage, and generally discharging tho duties of a
zealous servant.
As a very natural consequence M, -
Lepore was treated with tlio utmost
deference at attention, whilo M.
Royer had to be content with tho
attention duo to Ids assumed character; but when tlio bills wcro presented, and the President escaped
for four francs a day. while tho
Minister had to pay twenty, the
"valet" felt amply rewarded for his
amiable deception.
Chrlateoina Under Dlfllcultle..
A good story is told by a well-
known clergyman, at present in tho
dioceso of Christ Church, New Zealand. Somo timo ago ho wns in
charge of a large and scattered parish, parts of which ho visited at
raro intervals in a small steam
launch. Sometimes whole families of
children wore found to bo unchristcn-
ed, and'the reverend gentleman had
his hands full of clerical work of
tills and kindred sorts. At ono visuj
a settler invited the minister up to
bnptizo his children, but when he
arrived no children could be found,
and tho ceremony had to bo postponed till next time.
On liis next visit the settler was
In waiting on the bank and before
tho clergyman had time to land
burst out: "Come on; I've got
'em."
"Got whnt?" gasped the priest.
"Got tho children," was the reply.
Tho clergyman followed tho settler
to his house, and there, shut up in
hencoops, were tho young hopefuls,
who wcro brought out ono at a time
and duly christened.
Tramline 04 llilt'n I.oils.
Tho Argentine Hepublic has the
longest tram line — namely, that
from Buenos Avros to San Martin,
a distance of fifty-p-iur miles. It is
worked by horses, which nro less expensive than steam or electricity
out there.
CHILDREEf LOVE TO TAKE IT
And it Cures Them of Coughs, Colds, Croup, Bronchitis,
Sore Throat and Whooping Cough.
Because It contains turpcntlno seme people Imagine that Dr. Chase's Syrup of Linseed and Turpentine Is
disagreeable to tho taste. On the contrary, it is sweit and palatrtlble, nnd children love to take it. They
soon learn that, besides being pleasant to take, It brings Immediate relief to soreness, Irritation and inflammation of the throat and lungB. At this season of the year all mothers desire to havo in tho house some reliable medicine to give when tho children catch colds, or awake In tho night with tho hollow, croupy cough
which strikes a chill to every mother's heart. You can rely absolutely on Dr. Chase's Syrup of Linseed and
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DR. CHASE'S SYRUP OF
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portrait and slgnaturo of Dr. A. W. Chase aro on the bottle you buy. 25 centB a bottle; family size, three
times as much, 00 cents.   All dealers or Edmanaon, BateB & Co., Toronto. AN ECCENTRIC DINER.
i'lie Tall Story That la Told of a Fa.
rlaiun tionrmet. r
Paris Is par excellence the city of
gourmets and cranks, and many a
story concerning them has added to the
gayety of the nations. Here Is one
of the latest, told by a well known
French head waiter: One of the regular customers of a famous Parisian
restaurant used to be a short, thln,-
shy and shabbily dressed man whose
name no one knew, but who gave out
thnt he was a butter dealer, for which
reason be was ended the butter man at
the restaurant in question.
He ate next to nothing, but his soup
tureen, filled with a soup specially prepared for him,, was.always put before
hint. He took a few. spoonfuls and
had It token away. Next came, a
whole1 fillet of beei, from which he
cut the tiniest slice. Then followed
four quails or a large chicken, of which
he ate one mouthful, together with
two lettuce leuves aud one radish. His
dessert was tour grapes—never a single one more—and n cup of coffee. A
bottle of the best claret and another
of lhe 'jest champagne were served
Willi the repast, but ho only wetted
his lips with a drop from them and let
them go. Ho took two of these monis
a day, nnd tbe price for each meal was
120 francs.
^ But this wns not all. Every time
the butter plan got up from his extraordinary meal lie gave 40 francs lo
the head waiter, who put his food on
Ills plate, since the guest did not like
to bundle spoons or dishes; 20 francs
.to the waiter, 10 francs to the woman
cashier and C francs to the porter.
Thus each meal came to 200 francs.
The head waiter of tho restaurant often did slight errands for blm, buying
his cigars, etc., und took them to the
Grand hotel, where the butter man
lived. The little old man would then
open tho drawer ot n wardrobe filled
with heaps of bank notes of from 100
francs to GOO franca In value and
with an enormous mass of goldpleccs.
"Pay yourself." said the owner, and
the head waiter did so, putting the
bills before his patron, who never
deigned to look at them.
One dny the mysterious mlllionniri
went away and was uever seen again.
Beware of Ointments for Catarrh
Tbat Contain Mercury,
as mercury will suroly destroy tlio sonso of smell
and completely derange the whole systom whon
eaterinff it through tho mucous surfaces. Such
articles should novor bo used eiceoton prescriptions from reputable physicians, ns tha dumuge
thoy will do is tenfold u> tho good you can pos-
ibly derive from thcin. Hull's Catarrh Cure,
mnmifncturud by F. J, Cheney A Co.,Toledo, O.,
contaJaa no mercury, and is taken Internally,
nothfgdirectly upuutho blond und mucous surfaces of the system. In buying Halls Cutnrrh
Curo bOKUroyou Kcttliogcmlino. It is taken
Internally, und maiio in Toledo, Ohio, by F.J.
Cheney & Co.   Testimonials froo.
Sold by praggist s, price 7",c per bottle.
Hull's Family Pills tire the best.
Don't wait for opportunity to call
on you.   tio und meet it half way.
Interesting Statistics.
Of London's 596,030 houses, 858,-
010 ore inhabited.
Water pipes underlie 1,81*9 miles ri
London's streets.
London ' has 49 fires yearly for
100,000 inhabitants; Manchester, 59;
New York, 144.
The death rate of Valparaiso IS
64.6 per. 1,000 — a world's record.
London's ia 21.
I The average Londoner owns £158
worth of house property; the average Irishman £12 worth only.
Liverpool has the highest death
rate for children in the world, 46
out of 100 dying before a year old.
In Paris people give on an average 3s, Oil. a head yearly to hospitals. TJiis is 6d. moro than tho
average given by Londoners; but in
Now York the average subscription
ia 7d. only.
Western Atlatriiliii'* Agent-General.
Mr. Henry Bruce Lefroy, tho newly-
appointed London Agent-General for
Western Australia, bears names long
associated with the progress of that
colony. His late father, Hon. A
O'Orady Lefroy, C.M.G., was for 86
years its treasurer under the old
Crown colony system of government,
•while his grandfather, the late Colonel Ilruoe, commanded the forces
thero for many years, and was twice
acting Governor.-Born nt Perth,
Western Australia, in 1853, Mr. II.
B. Lefroy wns. educated at ltugby,
anil returned to Australia in 1872.
Uo entered Parliament on the adoption of responsible government, became Minister of Education in 1897,
und held the portfolio of mines at
the tiino of his new appointment.
to
' Wirils of I lie Wise.
The true use of speech is not
much to express our wants ns
conceal  them.—Goldsmith.
It is a wise man \\;ho knows his
own business, nnd it is a wiser man
who thoroughly attends to it.—II.
L.  Woyland.
Calumny in the perfect glass
•.vherein wo truly sco and know ourselves.— Davcnant.
STILL ANOTHER TRIUMPH. —Mr.
Thomas 8. Ballon, Sunderland, writes! "For
fourteen years I was afflicted with Piles j and
frequently I was unable to walk or sit, but
fonr years ago I was cured by using Dr.
Thomas' Eclectric Oil, I have also been
subject to Quinsy for over forty years, bnt
Eclectric Oil cured it, and it was a permanent cure in both cases, as neither the Piles
nor Quinsy bave troubled me since."
Anyway, tho pocket in a woman's
dress is about as easy to find as tlie
inside pocket in a man's vest is to
get at.
Use the safe, plensant nnd effectual worm-
killer, Mother Graves' Worm Exterminator:
nothing equals it. Procure a bottle aud
take it home.
TRAVELS OF THE EYE.
The eye of an educated person averages 2,500 miles   of reading in  a
lifetime.
MINARD'S LINIMENT for Sale Eferjwltere.
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The   druggist wbO    sells   soothing
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MINARD'S LINIMENT Relieves NenraltlL
A hoy never tells his troubles to
man who wears whiskers.
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six bottles made a complete cure. I
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trouble.
JI. F. VANBUSKIHK.
Frcdericton.'
If a man thinks only of himself he
hasn't much use for brains.
SLEEPLESSNESS is duo to nervous bs.
citement. Tho delicate!}- constituted, ths
financier, the business man, nnd those whose
occupation necessitates great mental struin
or worry, all puffer less or moro from it.
Sleep Is the great restorer of a worried brain,
and to get sleep cleanse the stomach from
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The average man would feel bored
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The never-falling medicine, Holloway's
Corn Cure, removes all kinds pf corns, warts,
etc; even the most difficult to remove cannot
withstand this wonderful remedy.
A genius is a man who can make
other men believe ho knows more
than they do.
Writing a Book.
Tho following confession of n novelist as to the method In which ho wrote
one of his books Is not without Interest. He had had the story outlined in
bis notebook for a long time and ought
to have been able to write It, but did
not feel able. Then one dny he happened to think of It ngnlu nnd saw, almost ns If It had beeu a Btage scene,
the little tableau with which the book
was to close—one of those ends which
arc also a beginning. So be began to
work and In a short time had completed the first three chapters. Then, for
no ronton that he can give, there wns a
Jump, and he wrote the chapters which
are now numbered XXI and XXII, the
last In the book. Then be went back
and wrote straight on from IV to'XVII,
The story bad been with him so long
thnt It was the easiest thing In the
world to write It, and so he got through
this port of the work wltb remarkable
celerity. In the eighteenth chapter
nothing happens. Every day for a
fortnight he rose, breakfasted and tried
• to write tbat chapter; every night he
tore- up a big pile of manuscript which
he knew to be hopelessly bad. Then
he got desperate. The chapter should
be written and should stand, whether
good or bad. He wrote It and left tbe
house because It was bad and he had
resolved not to tear. It up. , Next day
he wrote chapter XIX, and in the morrow he rewrote chapter XVIII and
somehow or other contrived to get Into
It all thnt he had failed to get before.
Then he wrote chapter XX, and the
book wag completed.—London Post.
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ANOTHER STARTUNG OTTAWA CASE,
A LETTER FROM MR. S. A. CASSIDY.
Following the Report of G. H. Kent's  Cure of Bright's Disease
by Dodd's Kidney Pills, An Ottawa Paper Calls Attention to Another Remarkable  Cure.
-   From the Ott  awa Citizen.
A representative of the Citizen recently leurned of a remarkable cure
of a well-known resident of Ottawa
who has suffered for years with a
terrible .allliction. The well-known resident is Mr. S. A. Cassidy, ami the
affliction was stone in tho kidneys.
The Citizen representative called *on
llr. t'assiuy to verify the reports of
his recovery and found-, them to be
true.. * He is. tho proprietor ol the
Bi.'ou hotel. Metcalfe street.
lie U known toy almost everybody
and is liked as generally as he Is
known. Ills hostelry is between tlie
main entrance to Parliament Buildings and tlie principal thoroughfare
of tlio city, and it is not to bo wondered at that ho has more than a
nodding acquaintance with -tho gentlemen who hold the destiny of this
country In their hands.
When old residents of Ottawa are
in ft reminiscent mood und tnlk of
the good old sporting days, they always associate the name of Sum Cassidy who took an active part in
sport 110 years ago. He was a fast
runner, and jumper of local renown,
and took an active part in all linos
of sport. Today ho Is forty years
old, and tips the scale nt 250
pounds
The intimate friends of this robust
man have known that for the past
ten years he has been a sufferer from
a disease that bullied mcdicul skill,
und that he has lingered between life
and death on many occasions since
ho was first attacked. At tho initial
stage of tbe disease he was taken
with violent, cramps in the loft side
of his stomach, and tho boat skilled
physicians could afford him wry little relief.   The attacks were of about
two weeks' duration, and when he
luf j his bed he was reduced in flesh
and was almost a physical wreck-
Rome years ago an eminent physician diagnosed his disease as. "Stone
iu the Kidney," but even after the
diagnosis the physicians were unable
to eifect a permanent cure. Today
ho is a well man. Ho hus found a
raui-.dy that hus banished the disease
—a remedy that has cured wheie
medical aid suis ineffectual.. The
remedy is Bodd's Kidney Pills, und
Mr. Cassidy feels so elated over his
re'ease from the excruciating suffering that he hus given the following
statement over his own siguuturu 10
a well-known Ottawa newspaper
man.
Ottawa, Aug. 8, li)01.
I'onr Kir.—I want you to publish
for the benefit of others who are suffering as 1 havo suffered for yours
about how .1. was cured of Stono in
tl.o Kidneys. My friends all know
that I have been a martyr to this
dlseaso for years. They know that
besides consulting the best physicians iu the city and trying every
kind of remedy I could think of, I
was unable to get better. Some time
ago a friend of mine told 1110 that
Dodd's Kidney Pills would euro me.
As a last resort 1 tried them and
they ha\e cured mo. This is tho first
ycur in a great many that I havo not
bei-n confined 'to my bed with the disease. I could not imagine more severe suffering than one endures who
is afflicted with Stone in tlio Kidney,
and I feel the greatest gratitude to
Dodd's Kidney Pills, for they have
cured 1110. Anyone who hus suffered
need suffer no more.
S. A. CASSIDY,
Ottawa, Canada.
Clowe to a Fool.
A farmer was working In his field
when a sewing machine man came
along.
"Good morning," said the sewing machine barker.
"Mornln."
"Sour corn aeems to be pretty yellow ."
"Yans; I planted yellow cawn."
"You don't seem to hove more than
half a crop."
"Waal, I planted It on the halves."
"You seem pretty close to a fool."
"Yaas; there's only a fence between
us."
When the sewing machine man came
to, It required the services of two doctors to get him fnto such shape that ho
nas able to make the next town.
What Paris Brinks,
The Parisian drinks In a year 1.89
gallons of .alcohol. 3.07 gallons of beer,
1.48 gallons of elder aud 44.9 gallons
of wine. This gives a dally average
of .0387 pint of alcohol, .007 plut of
bent', .0334 pint of elder aud .99 pint
of wine.
Safe Transit,
Mrs. Crlmsonbeak—Here's an account
of a party traveling 10,000 miles without
losing Ids trunk once.
Mr. Crlnisonbenk—Oh, I know; the
party was an elephant.—Yonkers Statesman.
..THE..
NEW PIANO
Occupies a larpospaco in your UioOfhts,
jou get a WILLIAMS nntf it will laic j
w'e can help you to purchase hy our <
Re suro
-tyounlifetime.
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methods.   Wo guarantee pleasure to those who listen to trio dulcet tones of u
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9. I. Ha*d> oil tho Educated Man. "T
What    do    you consider the chief
characteristic distinguishing an    educated from an uneducated person?
1. The educated man has greater
ability to' grasp new truth and
facts.
2. Tho uneducated man is more
likely to be unbalanced by new
schemes and isms.
8. Tho educated man has a broader mind, and is more open to the
opinion of others.
what special advantage docs the
college-trained man gain over the
self-made man. so-called?
1 The educated man has the advantage of being able to think more
systematically.
2. Ho has ut his control a mass
of facts, nnd he is trained to set
the fallacy in false schemes.
ol
Thinga Vou Mar Sot Know.
Only 24 doctors reach the age
70 for every 42 clergymen.
When tlio serfs were freed in It'.>a-
siu. the Government paid on an average of SI5 for 20,700,000 of them,
Germany holds the record for the
first daily paper. It was printed in
ir.24.
Four bushels of potatoes contain
the same amount of nourishment as
a bushel of wheat.
A boy baby a month old can . e»-
pect but 42 yenrs of life. Whon lis
Is five years older, his chances of
living have increased to fit years 6
months.
London is the most expensive port
in tiie world. Ships which enn discharge in threo days ut Liverpool or
New York take 14 in London, owing
to luck of fucilities.
A Little Surprise.
What can it bo in tills basket? Tha
curd says, "Miss Mabel Dean," and
that's who 1 am. But it's so big
for an Easter basket. This knot
never will conic, I guess. Dut the
scissors will open it. It can't bo all
eggs. My! 1 hear something ia
there!    1 guess it's a joke.
No, 'tisn't. Mammal O munimat
Do come and £00. I know they're
from grandma. Threo tiny white
bantams, nnd oh, the cutest eggl
Isn't the rooster a little general?
Oil, you dour, sweet chickabiddies!
And ull my own! Now I'll huve
Easter eggs the whole year.
Unless tho engagement is broken
off the wedding is likely to come oil.
EXTRAVAGANT IN COMPARISON.
The traveler in China, who pays
from 1 to 3 cents a day tb a number of coolies to ' toto him several
hundred miles across the desert,
pajs an extravagaat price for the
frunsit as compared with the man
hoards a limited train in .Now York
city for San Francisco, which is operated by an engineer, fireman, conductor and hrakeman, whose salaries
range from $75 to ?100 per month.
The Equality Line.
"All people.' remarked tbe earnest
eltlzen, "are born equal."
"Pei'linps-," answered the deliberate
friend, "Drat they don't stay equal any
longer than It takes for their parents
to provide them wltb clothes and playthings."—Exchange.
Too Realistic.
"Look here," said a Suffolk farmer to
a friend, "I'm going to kill my pig, but
I owe so much pork to my neighbors
thnt I shall have none left for myself
If I pay It all back. What would you
do?"
"Quito easy to trick 'em," said tbt
friend. "Kill your pig and leave It
hanging outside until late nt night, go's
every one can sue it. Then take It Id
and say some one stole It. Stick to tb*
tale, and you'll be all right."
The farmer followed Instruction!,
and the kind friend watched his chance
ind stolo the pig. The poor farmer
enmc around next morning to tell wbat
bud happened.
"Somebody's stolen my pig!" be
cried.
"Good I" said the friend. "Stick to It,
and the neighbors '11 believe you, suro
enough."
"But It was atolcn, I tell yon!"
"Excellent!" quoth the friend. "Just
you stick to the tale."
"You confounded ass!" yelled tbe
farmer. "Don't you understand? It
was really stolen!"
"Superb!" laughed tbe delighted
friend. "You ought to bave been an actor, so you ought."
Tbat Suffolk, farmer elnmmcd tbt
door and went away fuming.
A Fast.
Mr. Jones-Madam, let me tell you
that facts are stubborn things.
"Wbat a fact you must be," replied
bis wife-Exchange.
TRAIL LITTLE ONES.
Their Hold Upon Life is Slight, nnd
Mothers Have a Great Responsibility.
Every baby—overy little one—requires constant cure and watchfulness, und when a truce of illness is
noticeable, tlio remedy should bo
promptly applied. The little ones
are frail. Their hold upon lifo is
slight. The slightest symptom of
trouble should be met by tho proper
conective medicine. Baby's Own
Tablets have a record surpassing nil
Other medicines for the cure of children's nilments. They urn purely
vegetable and guaranteed to contain
no opiate or poisonous drugs such
ns form the base of most so-called
" soothing " medicines. For sour
stomach, colic, simple fevers, constipation, all bowell troubles, tho irritation accompanying the cutting of
teeth. sleeplessness nnd similar
symptoms, these Tablets nro without an equal. They act directly
upon the organs which cause the
troubles, and gently but effectively
remove the causa and bring back the
condition of perfect, hearty health.
Every mother who hns used these
Tablets for her little ones praises
them, which is tho best evidence of
their grout worth. Mrs. David Duf-
fi.'ld, I'onsonby, Ont., snys : "Baby's
Own Tablets nro a wonderful medl-
clni. 1 think they saved my baby's
life, ■ and I gratefully recommend
them to other mothers. Ask your
druggist for llaby's Own Tablets, If
lo docs not keop them semi 2.1 cents
direct to US and wo will forward a
box prepaid. We havo a valuable little booklet on tho euro of children
and how to troat their minor aliments which wo will send freo of
charge to any mothor who asks for
It. The Dr Williams' Medicine Co.,
Brockvllle, Ont.
PALE YOUNG GIRLS
HOW THEY HAY   GAIN   BRIGHT
EYES AND KOSY CHEEKS.
Tho .Story of a Young (Jirl Who Suffered from HouduchcH, Dizziness
ami Fainting Spells—Her Health
Became so Bud That She Wuh
Forced to Olvo Up School.
Miss Catherine McLellan is a
young lady well known in Charlotte-
town, P.E.I., and greatly esteemed
among her acquaintances. Like so
many other young ladies throughout
the land, Miss McLellan fell a victim to anaemia, or poorness of
blood, and although several medicines were tried, she found nothing
to help her until she began using J>r.
Williams' Pink Fills for Palo People.
Miss McLellan tells the story of her
illness as follows : "J am now IS
years of age, and for a considerable
time suffered much from anaemia.
My blood hud almost turned to water, and I was very weak p,nd pale ;
in fact could not undergo the lc&st
exertion. My appetite foiled me ; I
suffered from headaches; if I stooped
1 would become dizzy, and frequently I suffered from fainting spells, I
tried several kinds of medicine and
doctors prescribed for mo, but instead of getting better 1 was gradually growing weaker, and eventually
had to discontinue going to school.
About this lime I read the testimonial of a girl whose condition was
similar to mine, who hud been cured
by Dr. Williams' Pink Pills. I then
decided to try these pills, and have
overy reason to bo gratified that 1
did so, as they have completely restored my health- Every ono of the
symptoms that had made, my life so
mi&OrablQ have disappeared, u»d I
am now enjoying as good health as
any girl of my age could wish, and
T shall always have a good word Lo
say for Dr, Williams' Fink Fills.
Miss McLellan further stated that
while she was not desirous of publicity' in matters of this kind, she
nevertheless felt that her experience,
if known might be tho means of
bringing health to some other sufferer, and it is this very praiseworthy motive that hns induced her
to give, the above statement for publication.
Dr. Williams' Fink Fills make rich,
red blood, and give tone to the
nerves. It is because of this that
they bring bright eyes, rosy cheeks
and light footsteps to girls who
have been weary, pale and listless
and had begun to feel that life was
a burden. Fnle and anaemic girls
everywhere should give these pills
a fair trial as they are- certain to
restore health and strength. See
that the full name "Dr. Willinms'
Fink Fills for Palo People" is on
the wrapper around every box. Sold
by all dealers, or sent postpaid at
50c a box, or six boxes for S12.0O,
by addressing the Dr. Williams Medt-
cino Co,, Brockville, Ont.
To Sick and Nervou
and Men ami Woman with Back Pains, Rheumatism, Nerve Weakness, Indigestion, Constipation,
Liver, Kidney or Bladder Trouble.
My Electric Belt has restored health and strength to thousands of
nervous, debilitated, and pain-worn men and women. Vou also can
be cured if you will grasp the opportunity I offer. Read what the
cured say. Electricity, as furnished by my Belt, cures by giving
back to the weakened nerves, muscles and organs the vitality they
have lost, reducing inflammation, developing the full vigor of health
and removing tie effects of overwork, exposure to weather, and lonj;
sickness,
PAY WHEN CURED.
To those who have trusted and be.*n betrayed by seductive promises ; to those who
have swallowed pailfuls of pills and liquid medicines without result except a damaged
stomach and increased pain and weakness, and to those who have worn so-failed
electric belts, which either burned and blistered the body ot gave no electricity, I
offer a positive cure by means of my Electric Beit. It gives a stronger current than
guaranteed not to burn nor blister.
DR. MCLAUGHLIN'S OFFER
I am not giving Belts away. I am offering to cure first and be paid alter you are cure.l. I have an
Electric Belt which DOES CURE, and any honest person who will secure ma can have my Belt and pay
me when cured.    Can anything be fairer tiiati that ?
SPECIAL NOTICE—If yon have an old belt which has blistered you ur gave uo electricity, 1 will allow
you In exchange half the price of mine.
OALL TO-DAY-Consultation and test FREE,
FREE BOOK—If you can't call, write for my beautifully Illustrated 83-page hook ami letters from tho
cured, sent sealed, free.   Address, enclosing this ad,,
offlc.Houn.oa.m.tos.wp.m.       DR. M. B.   McLAUGHUfV, 130 Yonge St., Tcnnto
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A Cnotloaa  Stnflittclaa.
"How large a permanent population
has Crimson Gulch?" inquired the tourist.
"Well," answered Broncho Bob,
"we've got nbout 407 living here, but
with so much boss stealln' an' brace
faro goin' on I wouldn't allude to anybody us belu' particular permanent."
A Born fllnalcnl (lealae.
Joshua Straw—Our boy Silas ia goltf
t' be a muslshun, er I miss my guess.
Mrs. Straw-Dew tell!
Joshua Straw— Yes, slree! Yon Jo*'
ort V see him prick up his enrs when
be hears   you blow the dinner horn.
Keeping Vcn;ptnlilei.
Vegetables should never be put Into
the cellar, qs many of them contaiu
nclds which will absorb the poison of
the ground air, and If eaten will prove
very unhealthy, and If allowed to remain will rapidly decompose and till
the air which arises to the upper rooms
with a poison that will undoubtedly
cause much mischief, Fotatoes should
uot be exposed to the sun, but kept In
some dry place where the light and ulr
can always strike them.
AXOTIIEU LEANING TOWElt.
The famous leaning tower of Fhvn
has a rival in the Temple tower of
Bristol, in England, it is a squuro
towes of early got hie architecture.
All Its parts still preserve their normal relative positions without, cracks
or Assures. The tower, which Is
about 115 feet high, is five foot out
of the perpendicular at the summit.
Very muny persona dio annually from
cholera nnd kindred summer complaints,
who miffht havo been saved if proper remedies hud been lined. It attacked do not delay in getting a bottle of Dr. J. D. Kalloggji
Dysentery Cordiiil, thr* medicine thnt n< ver
fails in etfeci it cure. Those who Imve uwd
It say it acts promptly, and thoroughly tub-
dues the pain and ditenso.
WOMEN PREFER THR Old).
It is a noteworthy fact that tho
Japanese man quickly discards his
inconvenient, nnd unseemly robe, bul
the Japanese woman seldom i x-
ehangea her picturesque kimono for
the dress of other women about her
Minard's Liniment Cores Burns, Etc.
Pnrnaltes of tbe Timer.
In speaking of the minute pnrnsltes
wlilch tire found In the luilry pint of a
tiger's foot n scientist nays: "Tbey constitute one of the most wonderful curiosities 1 know of In the nnlmnl world.
Tlie pnnisllcs nre so stuull ns to be almost Invisible to tbe naked eye, anil
yet encb Is u perfect counterpart of tbe
tiger-lieiid, ems, Jnw, legs, claws,
body, tail, all are there.
A Liquid Glue.
An excellent liquid glue that Is very
tcnnclotts and almost dampproof can
be made by dissolving glue In nitric
ether nnd lidding a few pieces of caoutchouc. The soltillou must lie nlluweil
to stand n few days and frequently
Stirred, As the ether will only dlssulve
a certain amount of glue there lu uu
danger uf getting It tou thick.
CHINIiSE ACCOUNT OF DELUGE.
There has been discovered in China
a curious picture, evidently of great
antiquity, which is supposed to represent Nonh's ark resting on the top
of Mount Ararat. As Is well known,
the religious literature of almost
every nation and race contains an
account, of a deluge, but a Chinese
manuscript recently unearthed follows very closely to tho story recorded In tho Bible.
Alefit In Kfir.vn,-.
You don't see fresh meat In Norway
nny more frequently than In Japan
There Is ill) abundance nf ham, bacon
nud other cured meats and odd lulutfl
like reindeers' tongues and hntiuches
from polar bears sent down from tlie
luetics, but very little beefsteak roust
beef or mutton.
No ont
fair ami
lhe Nil uu
ever yet managed a love .
anything els<? successfully
lillic.
AGENTS
WANTED, AgonU for
RpnlM.e
WANTED
a glaofll
nml ....
Jit I'i
irv.   FJaninto
3 of il M.
nnn.lu.   Appplj now.
arontOtOat,
\. ILfulllllBtll" ll\V
sry salesman
i.nllll   fr.-.-.
.1 established tlrm.
PELNAM NURSERY CO.
Iv Ruasian
™tiil in-,-
Imaoicln
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ck so
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I'. X r,
ul
\\/ANTi:i) I'.UITIliS TO HO KNITTING
VV   for ils nt homo.    We funitli ramiunit mn-
c-liiiit*. Rosy work. Good pay. Hand Knlttera
iiUn winni'il. Send atamp tnr parllculara in
STANDABD HUSK Co., Dopt. H, Toronto, Out
Don't Be Idle"
WMkMlfl} •sumMkiiltUnj.'.MX.   WeiUplilj m.i-lino
nut«Tlnl, nml myfor work a* -.••ut In.   V. i if lu .i.ty
1'o.iplB | Kulttliiii .Si mil. m.*, Ufllltol, TiiTtii't... l'jii.4 la
ASK
FOR
Maple Leaf
Rubbers and
Overshoes ::
f'OST  NO  MORE   AND   WEAR   BETTER
rjioi
fhinit.
0 nre mora
barbers.
(hunt)  WfUtOI'S   than
DOCS OF ALASKA.
The dogs of Alaska hit called mnl-
niiniU'M. They arc u cross bolWGOU a
dog und a wolf, and work in harness soon after their birth. They do
noi bark, but havo a peculiar howl.
They have long hair, nnd can sleep
in tho open with the thermometer GO
degrees In-low zero. Their usual food
is lish and seal blubber. They ai e
fed once a dny, usually at night.
Alloway k Clinmpioii
BANKERS AND BROKERS
Write fo 08 for prices of SCUUP.
Get our Li.-t of Kurds..
Stocks und  Bonds Bought und  Sold.
We can furnish Ihu exact amount of
Scrip for any payment on Dominion
Lands.   Do not pay cash.
WJSrOTlT OF CORK.
VOlghS fifteen pounds per
,  gold   L,150  pounds.
STRICTLY
ONE PRICE.
SAi
The ellqiicltc tlmt makei us do nn la-
silicon' net Is an etiquette to lie avoid.
«1. Honesty of action In tlio foundation of tile finest manners.—Ladleaf
'lorn.. Journal.
Sozodont
Good for Bad Teeth
Not Bad for Good Teeth
FISH THAT   TUItN HEADS.
Only two fish can turn their heads
Independently of their bodies.   These
nre tho pirpiko nnd tho seashore.
Sozodont . ■ 25c
Soiodont Tooth Powder 2.*>c
Urge Liquid and Powder 75c
25c
HALL & KVCKKI.. Naw York.
" RvRlB Muos." is a
STRICTLY ONI! PRICB
JBWBLRV ITOUSB, FROM
THIS RULE Tilt: it I! is
ABSOLUTELY NO DEVIATION WHATEVER PROM
JANUARY TO DBCBMBBRi
NOT EVEN TO Till! EX-
TI-NT OK A   IOC. PIECE.
This, in conjunction
with our system of
marking all goods In
plain figures, makes it
just as easy and safe
for a child to shop at
"Diamond IIali." as
the most experienced
connoisseur.
nnnnn
th* oi'ii MAtr. oiiiiBK nn-
PASTthtNTi wilKKFUXll
S1I1NHV IS Fl'LI. IF IlKSIKKD.
HOW TO CUItE HKADACHE.-Sorae
people utitlrr untold Tiiim-ry day after dHjr
with Hcntliit'ho. Tlmro is rest nciiln-rduy ur
nitilr until Hit.- nerros ore nil un-truni;.   i lie
I ciiiiHi: In nneraliy a disordered stomaob, and
ll iiuro enn hi. offooted by tuintf I'Hrinotee'a
: VcKi-tiiliin Pills ntiiiiiiin.' .Mnnilriiko nnd
Ilumk-lii n.   Mr. l'.diy, Wink.   Lywindor,
P. Q«» writ's)'  •■! tuiii  riiiiiii-ioi'V l'ilia ii
Ural clusa fUMlole fur Hi i i.i IL-niliicliu."
rnoj" stoves unknown,
in Paraguay all the houses huvp
rlcs Btovos, limit in tlicni, RO-Uicne
*    liiilf nr    no   necessity   for iron
SOZODONT for theTEETH 25c
Nell I I.V   Iiilir-tehtl.S
lhe   wurlil   is   prodUC
ilies bordering on tl
of the wine
•d in the c
o Med i termn
MINARD'S LINIMENT Cures DaioM
Muny
success
ladder.
a mnn is able ti
because   his wife
climb
holds.
tn
the
Yniith is really the only thini;
worth having—and it, is about all
thi' average youth hns.
RYRIE BROi.,
COS. TONOt AND
AOiLAIDt .VIBIL1 I.
Toronto.
Soiih' people spi-nt! a lot of tltno
in regretting things that novcr hrt|i-
pen.
Tlii' Greek government has secured
n monopoly "f tho plcturo postal
Card Inisinoss, and has issuoil cards
with ni different view** p{ famous
cities and other scones.
W. N. U. No. 330. The Marysville Tribune
SIMPSON   a   HUTCHISON,   Publishers.
J. HUTCHISON, Business Manager.
TERMS OF SUBSCRIPTION,
Invariably In Advance:
Ona Year.      .....      |a 00
Bli Montha, 1 00
The Tribune ia publish. <1 in the Smelter
City of East Kootenay. It give" the news o
llarjarille and tbe district and is north Two
Dollars of any man's money.
Did yon swear off!
A Happy New Year.
Oet tn Urns for hockey.
For Insnranee, see "Hatch-"
M. Quiln visited Cranbrook last Sunday.
Henry Biuelette wss In town Saturday.
E. H. Small spent Christmas In Cran.
brook.
Norman Hill visited Cranbrook on
Sunday.
Tbos. Christian went to Cranbrook on
Monday.
Chas. Early walked into Cranbrook
en Monday.
Patronise home indnstry. See Hutch
for lasnrance.
"When yon think of Insurance you
think of Hutch."
V. Llddlcotte drove down to Cranbrook on Monday.
E. H. Small and Will Small returned
from Cranbrook on Thursday.
Miss Deborah Forest spent several
days In cranbrook this week.
What Is tbe matter wltb this weather)
It looks good to everybody.
Jim Warren left for Spokane on
Baturday to spend Christmas.
Wm. Trout has gone to Spokane for
Christmas and New Years.
C. Cock of Kent, Eeglsnd was a
visitor to Marysville last week.
Handler & Wolfe have fitted up bed
rooms In their restaurant building.
Norman Hill spent Christmas with
ale brother Wm. Hill at Cranbrook.
/os Schalch left for Nelson on Sun-
fay where be will spend the holidays.
Fred Smalt has got a dog team In
training that promises to be dandles.
A. W. McVittie returned Thursday
and Is completing his work of surveying
the townslte.
charles Early baa about 600,000 brick
In tbe kilns, and will keep on until he
reaches tbe million mark,
Mrs. H. D. McMillen Is now a res'.
del t of Maryaville, having Joined her
husband here this week
Tbe Falls View hotel and the Model
Cafe had great dinners on Christmas,
and handsome bill of fares.
Pat Finnar and his partner, Mr.
f erklns, brought In a load of potatoes
from their ranch last Saturday.
Tbe Are fiend consults no one's convenience. Be prepared for lire Is an
unaccountable quantity.   See Hutch.
There Is every reason to believe that
the c. P. B. will commence work on the
St. Marys Valley extension next spring.
William Walsh of Cranbrook. haa
taken the position as night watchman
ef the saw mill of of tbe Smelter company.
Jack Mulligan, of the Manitoba hotel
•t Cranbrook, was a Marysville visitor
last week. He thinks Marysville Is all
right.
□ Mrs. Soper, Miss Soper and Harry
Brew, came down from- Klmberley Friday for a brief visit to tbr Smelter
Oity.
W. D Hill of Cranbrook, left for Toronto, Montreal and New York to buy
goods for bis stores at Marysville,
Moyie and Cranbrook.
G*o. W. Bull and Mrs Hull left for
Spokane last Saturday to spend Christ
mas and New Years. Mr. Hull Is
manager of the Sullivan Group company.
There will be a dance at Klmberley
en Tuesday evening and tbe people of
Marysville shostd tern out enmasse. Tbe
Klmberly people will give th« visitors
a good time.
Tbe city council of Nelson bas passed
by laws to raise a loan of I1M 000 for a
High school building and furnishings,
another for 99,006 for an Isolation bos
-fttal ani a third for a loan of 85,000 for
rAe Installation of a Are alarm system
Murphy * Sawyer hare nearly com
ple.ted tbelr contract for two million
fleet of logs for the Finch Ja Jones aa*
mill company. Tbr men bave made
good time having taken only sixty day
le get out these legs.
The registrar of births, marriage.
and deaths In British Columbia har
■sued hie report for the year of 1900
According to this there were 11173 birtba
MM deaths and loot' marriages registered during 1900, against 1756 births,
1415 deaths and 872 marriages In 1890.
Pred Risen was In- Marysville- on
Tnesday on his way to spend Christmas
with friends In Cranbrook, He reports
the Hardscrabblh 1'ookiog better than
ever. A seam ef white quarts- six feet
wide carrying native copper has bees
encountered, Fred Is a genuine pros
vector aud deserves micr.c^:-.
Is Boosting Ilrcwry.
The Moyie Leader bas gotton out Its
office blunderbuss and Is after the Fort
Steele Prospector and Fernie Free
Press for their opposition to J. C.
Drewry as a candidate for the local
bouse. Drewry is rot a bad fellow,
but just at tbis time it looks as If Ed.
Smith, tbe present member, suited tbe
people pretty well.
The snow still stays with us.
A. Vance spent Christmas In Cranbrook.
Al. Bile visited Fort Steele this
week.
Mr. Wilson the blacksmith, bas been
Ul during the past week.
Tbe saw mill has bad a number of
slight break downs, but Is now running
steadily.
J. D. McBrlde, tbe well known hardware merchant, was la town Thursday
taking orders,
Albert Gordon, clerk In Road master
Erlckson's office, was In town Thursday
paying off tne men at work on the spur.
The Royal hotel will bave its opening
on tbe 13th. H. D. McMillen, tbe proprietor says tbat it is going to be made
t enjoyable event.
T. Kennedy, one ef tbe leading mer-
chants of Cranbrook visited Marysville
Thursday and Invested In a lot. Mr
Kennedy thinks Marysville bas a bright
fnture.
J. C. Squarebrlggs, formerly In bust,
ness near Edmonton, has spent con
alderable time In this portion of the
district, and Is of the opinion that there
Is a great future for South East Koote
nay. He Is now living In Marysville,
aud thinks everything points to a good
town here.
The Price of Lead.
New York, Dec. 20.—Beginning to day
the new and reduced price for lead will
go Into effect. At a meeting of tbe
executive committee of the American
Smelter and Redoing company It was
decided to cnt the price of lead from
4 37 1-2 cents a pound to 4 cents. This
action was practically agreed upon at
a recent conference of the lead producers of Idaho and Utah In this city.
Tbe management of the smelting company have therefore decided to put the
reduction into effect as an eiperlment
to determine whether there will be a
larger quantity sold at a smaller price
than before. Officials of the company
state tbat the producers felt It wculd
be for tbelr best Interest to make the
reduction.
A Pleasant Vance.
A most erjoyable dance was given at
the Falls View hotel, on Christmas
night. There was a large crowd pre
aent and every one bad a good time
Messrs. Early and Bernard did everything possible to give the guests a
happy Christmas.
A Fine Publication.
The Fernie Free Press bas Issned a
cbrlstmas number that Is a peach. It
is in look form, hand-tune y bound,
an) full of Interesting reading matter
and views of Fornie and that section.
The publication U a credit, to Editor
Ilatkng and Manager Wall ice, and
should bring them a lot of shekels.
Wbat Is more the people of Fernie
should be proud of a bunch ot fellows
hat can get ont aucb an annual The
Tribune congratulates you, gentlemen
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White   Laundry
I have the only White  Laundry In
Maryaville.      Give the White Man a
chance  and don't boost tbe Chinaman
E. LONDON
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JOHN WILSON
PRACTICAL Horse S loes, Carriage
and Wagon Blacksmith, Plows re
pair, il, Woood Work done, Horses
Shod with Spring heel, Side calks and
Bar-shoes for weak q liners and corns,
Cracked lliofa, u>pper Plated. A I)
my work strictly First Class and Satis
faction Guaranteed.
Chas. P. Campbell.
Kiuit K otpnay'tf Leading Undertaker und
I.ireiiru'il Etntmlmer, Coffins, CVkntv,
Shroud" ami ull Funeral FuridfdiingN cun-
tuntl.v on hum).
Telffcrnph nnd Hull OhIith prnirptl.v nt
tended too.   Open day and iiiglit.
Part    Office   Box
Murjnillle, H. 0.
127  Cranbrook  and
DO  YEARS* T»
EXPERIENCE
.. Marks
Design*
Copvuiohts Ac
Anyone Rending a •ketch and description may
quickly uceruin our opinion free wfaetber an
liiTeiitlon igprobeblrpatentable. Cofnmiintca.
tloniitrlctlr confidential, l-mdbookon Petenta
lent frea. Oldett a-rencr foraecuilnirpatenu.
Patents taken throuBb Mono * Co. reoelT*
tpfclal notice, without charge. In the
Scientific American.
K faandfomdr lllditrated weekly.   Unrwt dr-
wiuuon of anyedenuflo Journal.   Tenul, 13 a
ifonrmontw.fi. Bold by all ■•wedMiert.
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ce. ff» F BU WartlDHton, D.
A Short Sacrifice Sale of Cbinaware.
I will dispose of my stock of
China at a bargain for a few
days  Call and see us when in
Cranbrook
Beattie, The Druggist.
^.^a^..^..^.--.	
THE FRANKLIN TRADING COMPANY,
FRANK MoOABB, Manager.
This ia not oar building. We expect to bare
one like ft by Auguit 16. In tbe mean tine
we wnnt you to come in and bnj your
Groceries and Clothing
Because we hare got tbe goods and onr pric.ee
will suit you. And sny, by the way, we will
have eome nice
FRUIT AND VEGETABLES
During the coming week Fraser anp
Adams will lead the debate. It will be
hot from start to nnlsh.
P. BURNS & 00,
Wholesale and Retail
MEAT   MERCHANTS.
Fresh and Cured Meats,   Fresh
Fish, Game and Poultry.
We supply the best.    Your trade Is solicited.   We have markets In all the prln
clpal towns of British Colombia.
MARYSVILLE
The Smelter City
Of East Kootenay
. Marysville has a smelter building
Marysville has two saw mills.
Marysville will be a payroll town.
Marysville is growing rapidly
If you would prosper buy property in Marysville NOW.
SIMPSON & HUTCHISON
SOLE AGENTS
Offices, Marysvi la aid Cranbrook.
3®3®S®®S®5!)SXi^^
HOTEL ■:■ -:■
J. R. DOWNES, Prop,
CKAMIKOOK, n. C.
The Handsomest Dining
Room In Boat Kootenay
Good Table and every accommodation.
American drinks leading
brands of Liquors and Sohlltz
Famous Baer dispensed by
the popular bar tender, Ohas
Arm-strong.
Beale & Elwell,
N. taries,    Insjrance,     and
General Agents.
Klmberly Townslte Representees
Mmjrarilli>, B. C.
•,s>$x$x.>j.;-.,i.,..i..;,s.s. M-.. »-M.'.'-s-,Vix»*<8x»
JOHN HUTCHISON,
(HUTCH.)
NOTARY PUBLIC.
A'l kinds ol papers drawn and Registered
Insurance aud Mines
Townslte office Mnrysvllle.
Offlco at Cranbrook, also.
DOUGLAS LAY,
Licenced Provincial Aaaayer. Late Analytical i.'liciniKt nml Control Aasoror to the
.North Slur Mining Company Limit*!,
Present office nnd In horn tor; at the Nortn
Star Mine near Klmberly B. C. Prom-
pt attention giveu to sample by mail or
express.
Canadian
Pacific
Winter Schedule Effect on October
13th.
A New Feature
Tourist Sleeping Car
on
Crows Nest Section
Leaves Kootenay Landing
East bound Tuesday and
Friday.
Leaves Medicine Hat West-
bound Sunday and Wed-
nesdav.
For Time tables and full Information call on or address] nearest
local agent.
E. I  COYLE, C. E. COLEMSN.
A. G. P. 4. Afont,
Vancouver, B. C. Cranbrook
J. S. CARTEK, D. P. A., Nelson, B. C.
Diamonds, Jewelry,
Silverware, Gold Ware,
Everything   for    Xms.
W. F. TATE,
Watchmaker and Jeweler.
Official Watch   Inspector for the C. P. B.
Cranbrook, B. C.
XMAS. PRESENTS
AT HILL'S.
Fancy Silk Suspendera,  Silk
Handkerchiefs, Ties and Etc.
Also Fur Coats and Seal Skin
Caps.
A MERRY XMAS. TO ALL
NORMAN HILL
Marysville, B. C.
HOTELS OF MARYSVILLE.
Marysville
Hotel.......
"The Asp for the
Breast of the Poor."
Sucb was once the needle aptly railed, bnt
since the advent of the Singer Sewing
Machine, needlework is so easily and quickly
done that every women votes it a pleasure.
' Singers" are sold on easy monthly pay
menta,
C. R. PALMER, Agent for East Kootenay.
Cranbrook. B  C
Tiie Royal Hotel
Cranbrook.
L. B. VANDECAR, Proprietor.
Refitted throughout. Newly Furnlahed
Rutei |1,00 a dny and np. Miner's and
proprietor's head qnaiters.
East Kootenay Hotel
Cranbrook.
PEl'ER MATH15SON, Propiietor.
When you are Imnprrv   ami want, a good
meal.   Qo to t'ip Kast Kootenn.v.
When yon are tin-d and want a rent.   Go to
tbe EuHt Kootenn.v.
WVn you are thirsty and want a drink.   Go
to tbe Eest Kootrnay.
In fact when yon ar*» in Cranbrook.   8top a
the Eaat Kootenay.
Manitoba Hotel
Cranbrook.
T. WELLMAN, Proprietor.
The Manitoba Hotel is one ol the best in
South East Kr.otenay. Call upon ue
when in Cranbrook.
G. R. LB ASK,
THE CONTRACTOR.
Good   Work.    Good    Material
and the Price.
Marysville, B   0,
W. F. GURD,
Barr.st >r, Solicitor, Etc.
Cranbrook and Marysvlll, B. 0..
Marysville Livery
♦ ■■
PAUL HANDLE**, Proprietor.
Teams and Drivers, Pack
Horses and SaJdle Horses furnished for any point in the district
Marysville and Klmberly/
Bale & Small, Props.
Tbe Pioneer Hotel of tbe St. Marys Valley
THE DINING ROOM
Will be in charge of Mr. and Mrs, S. A. Slinn after Dec. 16th who
will de everything pDs-ib'e to p'ease tha gunts.
FALLS VIEW HOTEL,
CHARLES EARLY, Prop'r.
This hotel w II ba one of the largest in the district and
will be run as a first class estab'ishmeit. We will pay
special attention to the comfort of our guests.
DINING ROOM WILL BE FIRST CUSS
.     BESTOF LIQUORS AT THE BAR
^♦^♦^♦^♦^♦©♦S^SH®*®*®^®*®^ v^)t(?>t<^(St®t®*®t®^®f®r®|®!Jg
Model   Restaurant
Handley & Wolfe. Props.
OPEN DAY AND NIGHT 0ur tabe^6tratffortoth*bart
Twenty-one Meals for $7.00
The   Royal Hotel
MARYSVILLE, B. C.
This hotel is now open and ready for,guests.
H. D. McMillen, formerly with the Cranbrook Hotel, is
the proprietor, and he proposes to have
A FIRST CLASS HOUSE
If you wish to prosper
Don't forget to patronize the merchants of the district.
PELTIER,   Of  Cranbrook,
Is the nearest wholesale dea'er in
Liquors, Hay and Oats,
TO THE TOWN OF MARYSVILLE.
Pieper & Currie,
DEALERS IN
Paints I "Wall Paper
Painters, Paper Hangers and Decorators,
Marysville and Cranbrook.
Dr. W. G. SAWYER,
(Veterinary 8nrgeon.)
I am prepared lo treat all diseases bl*anv
kind aad to perform any operllrtlons on
Ho MM and other dossestlo animals. Office
Paul Handler's stable, Ilarrsvllto, B. C.
NOTICE.
NOTICE Is hereby given that althin sixty
days tram data I intend applying to the
Chief Commissioner ol Lands and Yorks at
Victoria, lor permission to purchase the following described lands in South East Kootenay commencing at the North East c.irner
ol lot 3879, thence Vest forty chains, thence
North 40 chains, thence East 40 chains,.
thence South 40 chains to place of begining.
ALFRED E. BALE.
Nov. TtlvWe*.
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