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Array The  Morrissey  Miner
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MORRISSEY,   BRITISH   COLUMBIA.)   SATURDAY,   APRIL   4.   1&03
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Liverpool Co.
Fernie, B. C.
Departmental Store
DEPARTMENTS
1 Clothing
2 Mens Furnishings
3 Mens Boots ana Shoes
4 Ladies & Childrens Boots and Shoes
5 Staple and Fancy Dry Goods
6 Millinery and Fancy Goods
7 House Furn'shgs, Carpets, Linoleums
8 Furniture
9 Crockery and Glassware
10 Groceries
11 Hardware, Stoves and Tinware
Our Groceries Have Arrived
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W« with you to call and impact them and see if you aro
satisfied with our selection. If you are not, then we are
not, and wi'l continue to add to it till we have what you
want. Wi) solicit a fair share oF your patnnage in this line,
and if tair dealing and correct and reasonabe prices wil
bring you, we shall accommodate you.
J. A. Gillis
.. .THE CASH STORE
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Our atook Is rapidly thlanlng out under the preesure of
Greatly K educed Prices
•''     You cin deiwiH on every article you  buy  at th s store   j;
;; Unreliable goods will nww fi d place hare.    You'll t nd the  ';;
!! best or nothing, and value for value.    You'll find our  prices  ! >
> down to the buy-without-question mark.
R. HIRTZ, Proprietor     ;:
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EUGENE WALTER
Proprietor
A First Class Hotel in
a First Class Town
RATES:   ONE* DOLLAR PER DAY
BEST OF WINES, LIQUORS AND CIGARS
E. O. Smith Does Not Enow What
Oour86 to Pursue.
E. C. Smith, local member, left Fort
Steele last week for Victoria, to be
present at the opening session of tbe
bouse. As stated in last week's Miner,
Mr, Smith has a golden opportunity to.
make himself solid with the people of
this district If he follows tbe right
coarse daring the life of tbe preseat
government, and his actions will be followed by no small degree of interest by
bis constltnents. From the following
interview tn the Nelson News this week
it would appear tbat Mr. Smith does
not, aa yet, know his own mind In regard
to his conrae daring the approaching
session:
"Am I going to support the Prior
gorernment," said Mr. Smith In response to a query, "well I hardly like to
aay. It depends on so many things, and
I will bare to see bow matters really
■re at Victoria before I Anally decide.
Yon aee I am not a politician and I was
elected by the people of my district to
snpport certain measures. Now Colo-
ner Prior has agreed to come to time
on the two per cent tax question, he
bas ailed all tbe vacant seats in tbe
house and I understand ne ls opposed to
any more land grants being given and
ls also prepared to deal justly by tbe
mining Industry, so that If he really
me.ns to have a business administration I might support bim, but Its a little
too early for me to say for certain what
I will do. I do hope we are not going
to have another session like the last
one. I think the politicians and faction
men should take a rest and let tbe
affairs of the province have a chance
t really do, and I am almost prepared to
support any administration that will
help ns all ont and put an end to tbe
foolish fighting and waste of time that
we have bad during the last few years.
1 am a great believer in British Columbia, but I have no use for politicians
I want to see the country go ahead tbe
way It should, and 1 think If all the
members dropped their personal am-
bltlons and private grudges and get
right down to business that we conld
help out affairs here a great deal. I've
been elected to support certain principles, and I'll support them and whoever
stands for them, and my constituents
are behind me In this matter to a man.
I'll know oetter what steps to take after
ve been at Victoria for a day or so and
look over the whole situation."
J. MECREDY.
DRAYand EXPRESS
Wood and Coal For Sale
I am tn skips to five careful stteatlea to aay business fa my llae.   Satis*
actlea gaaraateea'. We aiake a specialty ef safe traatportotlea ef all feeds.
▲ Little Off.
A correspondent to tbe Rosslaid
World, writing over tbe name of "A
Morrissey Miner," in summing up the
strike situation and commenting on the
rumored settlement early last week
had the following: "By a peculiar Incident that might have connected with
this whole affslr is tbat Saturday evening, just after pay day, but before the
publication of tbe Dally News of tbe
S5ni, which told of the settlement of
the strike, tbe Morrissey saloon keepers got np the ■■anlmoua report that
tbe strike waa ended, urging the men
therefore, to remaiu, In order -hat tbey
might get the last earnings of tbe men."
The rumor of the settlement of the
strike originated In Ferule and was con-
a med uy the commission appointed to
adjust tbe u.faculties, after the executive of ibe district union had agreed to
tbe terms of tbe settlement. Tbe saloon keepers of Morrissey had nothing
whatever to do with the reported settlement, aa the first Intimation tbat a
settlement was near was given ont In
Morrissey by miners from the Morrissey
mine The above correspondent should
confine bimse f to facts, and not give
vent to bis spleen in such absurd fablea.
Jape On Strike.
A buncb of 60 Japs, who have been
removing a big sand bank on the Oreat
Nortnern railway near Emo, went oat
on strike tbe first of the week.   These
Ji ps are  brought Into the States by a
large employment company In Seattle
aud   re firmed ont to tbe Great North*
em railway at $1.10 a day, the 10 cents
of which goes to the employment company.   Tbe company also furnishes lood
to tbe different gangs of Japs at a lower
rate than tbey  can   purcnaae It elsewhere, and so long aa their labors are
Ck.nflued to the Sute* the Oilentala are
satisfied.    But It is  different   on this
side of the llae, as the Japs are compelled to go down Into their pockets for
the duty coargaa on tbelr  rood auppiy,
and tbey are now protesting to be taken
back to the land of trusts and mergers-
It la to be hoped the little fellows win
tbelr point, aa British Columbia already
kaa more than her share of Mongolian
labor. _______
Morrlaaey Metbodiat Church.
C. I*. Connor, pastor; preacnlng service, 11 a.m.; Sabbath school (at the
mioea) S p.m.; preaching service (at
the mines) 7:10 p.m. All welcome,
seats free.
Sunday Subject: "The Crucifixion."
Text, "Cnrlst Died for Our Sins, According to the Scripture."
MaryerUle Smelter.
The Sulilvan Group Mining company
will bold a meeting In Spokane April
11, to authorise the Issue of 1850,000 tn
8 per cent bonds to take np the company's debt of 1140.000 and give funds
to carry on construction of the company's smelter at Marjsvllls.
BIG STRIKE ENDS
Reconsideration Vote Is Taken
and Struggle Ceases.
BIG THING FOR COUNTRY
Morrissey Mines are Shipping
Steadily and Men are
Satisfied.
The big coal strike Is off.
tiast Saturday a reconsideration vote
was taken by the miners of Morrissey,
Coal Creek and Michel on the terms of
settlement accepted by tbelr executive
committee nearly two weeks ago,
which resulted in Morrissey and Michel
upholding the executive In a most emphatic manner, while tbe Coal creek
men were almost unanimous In their
vote for a continuation of the strike.
The arbitrary action of tbe Coal Creek
miners Is accounted for by the large
number of Slave who were held lo opposition by one or two leaders, but why
these leaders should have desired a con-
tlnnatlon of the straggle It ls hard to
conceive, unless they in turn were Influenced by a powerful pressure brought
to bear by certain outsiders whose Interests would be materially furthered
by prolonging the strike.
The vote taken laat Saturday resulted
as follows:
For   Against
Michel        139 15
Morrissey         62 28
Coal Creek         34 130
339
179
Total    ..
Majority for work, so.
As a majority vote was all that was
accessary to decide the struggle one way
or the other, the men accepted the decision, the agreement waa signed Monday night, and Tuesday, with the big
strike a thing of the past, preparatory
work was inaugurated for opening the
three big collieries that bad remained
Idle for the past 49 days, which Idleness
resnlted la a loss of thousands of dollars
to tbe company, the men, and business
interests In this district, and an almost
complete paralysis of the mining and
smelting industry of tbe province.
Tnesday morning witnessed a scene
of great activity around the mines at
Morrissey in the way of preparing for
the opening of tbe mine on the morrow.
Pipes were connected, machinery gotten
In running order, tracks and cars placed
In condition, tbe fans started on their
work of clearing the underground workings of gas, and Wednesday morning a
large force of men, satisfied that their
struggle had not been In vain, with toola
and lamps made tbelr entrance into the
tunnels that had boen silent for so long,
and the work oi getting out coal was on.
Owing to tbe extended length of tbe
strike many of the men were forced to
seek other fields of employment, and at
present only about half the force that
was employed before tbe trouble ls
now at work. This condition Is being
rapidly obviated, however, as every
train Into the town Is bringing back the
old men, and they will be further reinforced by a large number of men from
Danamulr's mines at tbe coast, wbo are
expected to arrive any day. It will be
out a qnestlon of a few short weeks
when the full iorce of men will again be
at work, and before the end of the coming summer Morrissey will take the
lead as the banner camp of tbe Crows
Nest Paae Coal company In point of output and extent of payroll.
On Thursday the first shipment of
coal waa made from the mines at this
place, consisting of 10 cars, and as the
mine train rolled over the bridge and
Into tbe Great Northern yards a feeling of thanksgiving took possession of
all who witnessed tbe sight. It meant
that once more the fuel supply center
of British Columbia was In
active operation, and this In turn presages prosperity for the men, prosperity for the company, prosperity for
every man engaged in business In South
Bast Kootenay and prosperity for the
iravince. The smelters will again be
operated to their full capacity, which
• Ul mean a resumption of work at the
mines tn West Kootenay and the Boundary country which were forced to a
partial closedown owing to the inability
of the smeltets to handle the ore. This
revival In business will mean employment for hundreds of wage earners in
the province, and the coming summer
will go down on record as the most
prosperous in the history of British
Columbia
Great credit ls due the conciliatory
committee appointed by the British Columbia Mining association for tbelr untiring efforts toward tbe consummation
of the trouble, aud In this single in.
stance the association haademonatiated
what a power lor good it may become
in this province If conducted in future
on tbe same principles It is now being
run.
And In this connection It may not be
amiss to commend the miners of Morrissey for their conduct daring tbe
struggle just ended. Without detracting In the least from the true principles
of unionism, they carried themselves as
men fully cognlzont of the responsibilities placed upon them, and at no time
was there a murmur of Impatience or
the slightest trace of lawlessness among
them. The example set by them might
well be emulated by the big majority of
the laboring masses, for it Is such conduct tbat retains the confidence of tbe
public and wins out iu tbe'end.
The big coal strike is off.
Chris Foley's Opinion.
Chris Foley, one ofthe members of the
conciliation committee and himself a
practical miner and member of'the W.
F. M.. expressed the opinion to the
Nelson News that the settlement arrived at would prove effective for the
full period of three years. On the
whole he considered that the men had
gained material advantages by the
agreement. Of course they had not secured everything they had asked for,
but the greater part of their demands
were conceded. The Michel and Morrissey men made gains in tbe matter of
pay, whilst a alight reduction was enforced at the Coal creek mines. In
this case, however, highly paid men
suffer a little reduction, whilst the men
at Morrissey and Michel, who were not
making such eooa wages, get an Increase. Further, other advantages
were secured In the matter of conditions
of labor, which, in Mr. Foley's opinion,
will more than make up to the Coal
creek miners what they lost *y the dl
rect cut in wages. If both sides to the
agreement live up to their undertakings
Mr. Foley thinks there need be no fear
of labor troubles In that section for
many years to come. At tbe time he
left Fernie the Coal creek miners had
not officially given In their adherence to
the agreement, but he anticipated they
would do so, as It would be fatal to tbelr
Interests to stand out.
JUST   A   PEW   REMARKS
The settlement of tbe strike is a victory for good government and common
sense. The prolongation of (he trouble
was bad for tbe men, bad for the company and bad for the public at large.
There were hnndreds of men ready and
willing to go to work after the differences had been adjusted, yet a number
were held back by a falae idea of the
true status of affalrsyand a proper conception of their duty aa men and members of a union. Ii is needless for either
the company or the men to talk about
their rights unless they are willing to
discuss the differences and make concessions. Arbitration does not mean
an arbitrary settlement. Men In making
demands are often unwise and unjust,
the same aa a company may be by cer.
tain declarations as to policy, etc. In
tbis strike, as The Miner understands
It, aa soon as a defined statement of
grlevancea had been submitted to Mr.
Tonkin, the manager, he gave every
evidence of his willingness to meet tbe
men on a common plane and discuss the
differences. When this was done, It
was not such a difficult matter to come
to an understanding as the company at
no time assumed an arbitrary stand but
seemed disposed to give tbe men fair
and honest treatment. As a result,
barring the delay caused by nnreason
able restrictions on the part ol a small
minority, an equitable adjustment was
made of the difficulties by mutual con-
cessions belne granted.
When men and managers understand
tbat an absence of trouble Is mutually
beneficial, the need of strikes would be
little Indeed. How much better it
would have been in this case if the difficulties could have been aettled without a cessation of work. Let the men
figure their losses and then they can
fully realize the aerlous results of a
strike. Of course there are times when
corporations are In the hands of mana -
gera who refuse to listen to reason, and
deny that the laborer bas any rights
that the corporation ls bound to respect. But each was not tbe caae In
this coal atrlke. Tbe wage table ls
ample evidence of the fact  tbat  the
pany was willing to pay good wages.
i  tbe  Investigation  of tbe concilia-
committee substantiates this state-
it,   Tberefore, If the men had found
e way to have brongbt about a free
liberal dlscussloi)   of   tbe trouble
lthout   a   strike,   and   a   settlement
ted In ibis way,  how   mucb   better
ould   have  been  for them, for the
mpany, and for many other laboring
throughout British Columbia.
iry
and
effec
it
CO
The Miner believes in unions and good
wages But It believes, and Its editor
knows from years of experience as a
nnlon man. tbat thousands of union
men have suffered In the past by tbe
lack of wisdom and judgment on the
part of the leaders. There ls uot one
man ih fifty who ls properly constituted
to be at tbe bead of a union. It takes
Intelligence, tact, honesty, knowledge
of conditions and a mind broad enough
to see both sides of a question. The
man who would advocate unreasonable
demands oh the part of the laborers ls
an enemy of labor, and the leader who
wtnld favor turmoil to ieep himself in
the limelight of publicity and activity
Is a curse to mankind and a handicap to
unionism and a burden to union men.
Members of a union canifot be too careful in their selection of leaders. Be
wary of Ihe plausible talker, who would
seek the place for tbe power It gives.
Look for the level headed man of common sense among yon. He ls in t sense
your business manager. Upon his judgment and action much of your prosperity may depend In crucial periods. You
need a man in every sense at such periods, for he may cause or avoid a disastrous strike. And mark yon, the man
of the right kind will do more for yon
with a company than the smooth
tongued Individual without judgment.
The settlement of the strike means
a resumption of vrork at the mines and
a revival of business In the towns depending upon these Industrial institutions. Here in Morrissey the difference will be noticeable at once. Deprive a place like this of a $30,(wo payroll at one fell swoop, and the result ls
bound to be paralyzing. But that is
now a thing of the past. The payroll is
now on and prosperity must follow.
ITEMS   OP   INTEREST
Gathered In Prom Many Different
Sources.
The weather the past week has been
typical of South East Kootenay—a con
glomeratlon   nf   warn,    balmy   days and
snow storms.
By virtue of a recent state election in
Vermont, the prohibitory law bas been
annuled, and for the first time In 50
years booze will be legally sold over tbe
bar. It's been a long time between
drinks in that state.
Cranbrook local talent is now rehears"
ing the "Pirates of Penzance," and will
put the show on the latter part of this
month. Here's hoping the members of
tbe company will not meet the same
fate of the average story book pirate.
K. B GUlts left Wednesday evening
for his former home in Carberry, Man.,
where he will take charge of his father's
farm the coming year. Mr. Gillis had
been a resident of Morrissey only a few
months, but during that time had made
many warm friends, and his absence Is
felt by all who claimed acquaintanceship with him.
Foss & McDonell have been moving
their outfit and men to Michel tbis week
preparatory to starting work on tbe
contract for levelling the site for 350
new coke ovens. Tbe work will necessitate the removal of 14,000 yards of
rock, and under favorable conditions
will be completed within four months.
One advantage the contractors will
have Is that the rock quarry ls already
opened, which will mean a big saving
In time and rr-oney.
The Miner stated In Its Issue of two
weeks ago that Eugene Walter's hotel
narrowly escaped going up tn smoke,
the fire being caused by a defective
chimney. We were misinform nd as to
the origin of the blaze, which was
caused by a thimble dropping from the
chimney In one of the rooms, and In
justice to the bricklayer wbo built tbe
chimney we gladly make this correction.
Another pleasant dancing party was
given at the Australian hotel Tuesday
night. Music was furnished by local
talent and refreshments were served
during the evening. One of the pleasing features of the gathering was a solo
by Mr, Allen Farrell, entitled, "She
Was Happy Till Her Pipe Went Out,"
which proved that Mr. Farrell ts a vocalist of more than ordinary ability.
A song and dance turn by H. L. Stephens also contributed very materially toward the evening's pleasure.
There ls talk of organizing a Knockers club at the mine, as there are quite
a number of members there who will
find it Inconvenient to attend the meetings here now that the strike is over
and work has been resumed. There
ls good timber there for a club, and
ta the event of one being organized the
office of Worthy Knocker will quite
likely be filled bv Harry Simmons or
Arthur Berrldge, either one of whom
would fill the high position with credit
and dignity.
NOTES   FROM   THE   MINES
Items of Qeneral Interest Prom
the Coal Center.
Jim Bryan, one of the carpenters wbo
erected tbe first buildings at Morrissey
mines, came down from Fernie tbis
week. He is working on tbe new cburcb
at present.
Filtz C;cbor and bride arrived from
Wisconsin last Sunday andareaow comfortably domiciled in one of tbe cottages. Tbey bave tbe best wishes of
tbe entire community for a prosperous
and happy life.
The first shipment of cosl for nearly
two months was made Tbnrsday from
these mines.
T. B. Morton was In Fernie on business Thursday,
Poor Fritz! The small fry wouid hoi
let up on blm until he bought tbem off.
After two nights of charvarl be wanted
peace, so he had to disgorge.
Mrs. W. F. Tranter and daughter left
here for a visit to her parents in Alberta on Wednesday. Sbe will be gonf
some few weeks.
A pleasant card party was given by
the gentlemen at Trilby cottage od
Monday evening. About 30 of our
young blood gathered together and a
good time was put in by all.
Tbe new Methodist church Is now under construction and will be completed
by the middle of the month. This will
be a great boon to all God fearing people wbo live here.
Paying a visit to Morrissey town last
Sunday we noticed the passionate shirt
had disappeared and a lovely manve
colored one had taken Its plaoe.
Quite a number of our young men
took in tbe dance at the Australian
hotel on Tuesday evening.
The funeral of Mrs. W. Robinson, wife
of W, Robinson, fire boss at the mine,
took place at tbe Morrissey cemetery
on Saturday, March 28. The Rev. Connor conducted the services at the bona*
and at the graveside.
Tbe new firm of Trites-Wood Company took possession of the store at the
mines on Saturday last.
H. F. Martin, superintendent of the
mines here, has been very busy the past
few days putting on men in and around
the mines. Quite a lot of changes have
taken place, and many new men taken
on. During the strike the camp had
become nearly depopulated, but everY
train Is now bringing in men glad to get
back to work. At this rate Morrissey
will soon be the first class camp of the
valley again.
Charles Armstrong, who went to
Blalrmore springs some time ago suffering with rheumatism, ls now folly
recovered and back at the mine town;
Phil Christopher, a prominent member of the Miners' union, will leave
next week for West Kootenay where he
will take up his permanent residence.
Mr. Cbrlstopher was a member of the
miners' executive committee during the
late strike, and took a prominent part
In all the proceedings of the different
meetings held by the commissioners,
and to him probably more credit ls due
than to any ene man for a final settle,
ment of the trouble. He Is a level
headed man, well versed in the principles of unionism, and although be lab'
ored untiringly In behalf of his fellow
workmen, did not let prejudice blind
him to the fact that the company also
had rights to be respected. In Mr.
Chrlstopher.s departure this section
loses a good citizen, the Miners' nnlon a
faithful and impartial officer, and wherever be locates the best wishes of a
host of friends will follow him.
Clean Your Yards.
Constable Tranter has been appointed
sanitary Inspector for Morrissey and
tbe mine with Instructions to supervision the cleaning of yards and cesspools,
and be should be given every encourage-
ment In tbis work by tbe citizens of
Morrissey. Owing to the unusually long
winter the accumulation or slops and
rubbish ls something frightful, and It
ls Imperative that all refuse matter be
done away with before tbe warm aun
of the spring and summer converts the
filth In some of the yards Into a hotbed
of fever breeding germs. All pigs now
running at large over the town must
also be penned np, and anyone refusing
or r.eglectine to comply with the sanitary laws as laid down by Constable
Tranter will be summarily dealt with.
May Build In Hayden.
Eugene Walter of tbe Windsor hotel,
left Thursday morning for a brief visit
to the new town of Hayden, and should
he find conditions favorable may erect
an hotel In that place. If Mr. Walter
does conclude to embark in business on
the other side, his friends here will
wish him success, bnt It Is to be hoped
that be will continue to make Morrissey his home. He ls a good citizen and
the town could 111 afford to loae him.
Mud Slide.
Mud slides on the west end of the
Crow bave seriously retarded the ran-
nln; of passengers the past week. The
east bound passenger has conseqnentlv
been running many hours late, and
the train tbat should have arrived Monday evening did not get In till Ute Tnesday morning.
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ttmiiAL 1902. bl to S. S. McQn Itoun
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Deacon Hardy liad no more thought
of keeping a pet parrot than of Installing a pig in tlie parlor, but he wasn't
proof against cii'cuuislance. His sister
out in Ohio "went and got ou hen, dying bed," ns he explained it, and lie
was sent for to liiU her a last farewell.
There waa only one thing ou her mind,
and she proceeded to btate it. She had
owned a parrftt for many years, and
She wanted to he assured of its future
bpfore she closed her eyes. The cat,
which would also be left behind, could
get along some tray, nor did she care
what liecume of her quilt frames and
tialirons. but that parrot must find a
home with a Christian family.
The brother cheerfully offered bis
refuge and promised to bring l'olly tip
in the way she should go. When the
funeral was over, he started for his
home in the east with the big tin cage
Ut tow. The parrot had been silent for a
week,and the deacon's heart had wanned toward her. He figured It out that
she realized the situation and was doing
B proper amount of mourning. The
deacon's wife welcomed l'olly as a relic
t*f the dear departed ami was solicitous
tbat she should feel perfectly nt home,
wheu something happened. The bird
suddenly found her tongue and cried
out:
"What iu blank alls tills blank crowd
anyhow?"
The deacon wns hoeing potatoes In
bis back yard, and when Aunt Mary
Btaggered out to him nnd told lllm the
awful   news   he   couldn't   believe   his
senses.
"You are n little denf In your right
ear, you know," he finally replied, "ami
must have got things mixed up. I
know that my dear sister Ellen never
taught thnt bird anything hut words
out of the good book. Let us go in and i
see."
They entered tlie kitchen, where Polly wns roosting on the back of n chair.
As they stood before her she cocked
her bead nnd snluted them with:
"Now I lay me down to Bleep."
"Didn't I tell you so?" said tlie deacon ns his troubled look wns replaced
by a smile of relief.
"I thought it was swenring, but 1
must bave been mistaken," reluctantly
admitted Aunt Mary. "Well, I'm glad
on't. It would be jest uwful to have
n swearing parrot around."
Three days later, as Polly sat on n
perch  near the  gate,   Mrs.  Simpklns
came along on her way to the store
and stopped to look at her.   She had
scarcely come to a halt when she was
saluted with:
"Who In blank nre you?"
It was a stunning blow, and  Mrs.
Simpklns   felt   her   head   swimming
round and round.  Before she could recover the bird yelled out:
"Let's have another beer!"
Then  Mrs.  Simpklns screamed, nnd
Deacon Hardy und his wife rushed out
to the gate to see what was the mat-
ler.   When  she  repeated   Polly's  lau-
fcuage, or as much or it us »hc dared,
tbe deacon smiled and replied:
"It's another mistake, i'ou never
heard a parrot talk before, and you
got bis words twisted up. My dear
deceased sister told me over aud over
again that lie was a religious bird and
that he never said anything but"—
"Honor thy father aud thy mother,"
Interrupted Tolly.
"Didn't I say so!" exclaimed the
dencon as he rubbed his hands together.
"Amen! Amen! Amen!" screamed
the bird.
Mrs. Simpklns had to give It up,
though ns she continued on her way
she couldn't help but wonder whether
she wus growing deaf pr absent mi ailed.
Polly hnd no more surprises that
dny, but on tbe uext, as the 6tnld nnd
dignified Tillage Justice of the pence
was passing along ou tlie opposite side
of the street, a voice cried out to him:
"Hello, you old villain! What In
blank alls you?"
Tbe justice paused nnd looked
around. He was alone on the street.
Tbe words eould have been addressed
to no one else. He crossed over tbe
road and saw Polly on her perch.
Just then Deacon Hardy came around
the corner of the bouse with a boe in
bis band.
"There's such a thing as contempt
of court!" solemnly observed the justice.
"What's the matter?" asked the dea-
con.
"Your parrot has called me names
and used profane language."
"But she couldn't have. She knows
nothing but good words. My dear deceased sister spent nearly all her time
for live years In teaching this poor
bird to"—
"Brethren and sisters, let us all join
In tbo singing," solemnly announced
Polly.
"Any profane language about that?"
asked the deacon over tbe fence.
"If It wasn't her, It wns some boy
hidden around here," replied the justice. "I guess It was a boy, and I'm
sorry I laid It to tlie parrot I never
thought much of parrots, but I ain't
saying tbat a religious parrot ain't all
right."
Polly realized tbat sbe bad had a
narrow escape, and for the next three
days she chattered of nothing worse
than Moses In the bulrushes and Dan-
lei In tbe lions' den.   Sbe was establishing her reputation on a foundation
of  rock   when   Uncle  Absalom   Flint
came  along driving  a  pig.   He  was
closely followed by Aunt Snlly Warner
and the minister of her church.   Just
Opposite Deacon Ilnnl.v's gale tne pig
Irlcil  to  bolt, Mini  it took  the united
efforts of Absalom,  the minister und
Aunt Sally to prevent It.    The three
shouted,   and   the  pig  squealed,   and
Deacon  Hardy and  his wife got out
Just In time to hear Polly lead off with:
"What In blank is the matter now?"
Five human  beings and a  hog held
their breath.
"Chuck him out!    He's a blank loaf-
"It's reg'lar swearln :" added  Aunt
Sally.
"He's a-cussin' of us!" groaned Absalom.
i    "It seems so. it seems so. but bow
' cau it be?" replied Deecoi Hardy. "My
' dear deceased sister bad the bringing
up of this bird and"—
i    "Little children,  love one another."'
interrupted l'olly.
"Theie-yuu hear that? That Isn't
■wearing- Meter Ellen wouldn't have
bad no swearing parrot around her.
She labored with this bird day In and
day out to"—
"Oh, you go to blank!" said Polly.
Tbe minister and Aunt Sally walked
away together disking their beads,
and Absalom went ufter his pig with
A VermODt subscriber asks tbe opinion of tbe editors of Hoard's Dairyman
! as to whether dehorning the bull Injures bis prepotency. Ills own opinion
ls that it does, but many of bis neighbors do not agree with blm.
It Is perhaps siilticieut for the editors
to say thnt tbey do uot dehorn tbe
bulls on tbelr farms. They omit to do
so perhaps out of superabundant caution.   If dehorning accomplishes what
grief iu his heart    Deacon Hiirdy and   Its advocates claim for It. modifying to
a greater or less extent the aggressive
nature of the animal; If It lessens his
coutidence in his own masterfulness. If
It breaks bis spirit, we would Bay it
follows almost of necessity that It will
wife looked at'each oilier for a long
minute, and then he said:
"It must be profanity."
"Yes,   It   must   be,"   admitted   Aunt
Marv. "^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
"Then I   must  wring his  neck  and   to a gi eater or less degree diminish his
bury  blm In the back garden.     Poor ,fcrepoteney.
Bister Kllen!    Ahum!    She must have !    We also have very considerable doubt
meant the cat Instead of the parrot!"    ; whether tbe removing of  borne niinl-
  I mlzes In any  considerable degree tbe
A ni«iii  of Birds. dung- r   incident   lo handling  the anl-
A flight of birds changed the history  ^n'. more especially If It tends to be-
of America under the following circumstances: When Columbus sailed westward over the unknown Atlantic he
expected to reach Zipangu (Japan).
After several days' sail from (iomera,
one of the Canary islands, be became
uneasy at not discovering Zipangu,
which, according to bis reckoning,
should huve been 111(1 nautical miles
more to tlie east. After u long discussion be yielded to tbe opinion of Martin Alouzo Hiizon, the cnmniauder of |
the Pinta, and steered to the south- ,
west, l'inzou wus guided lu Ida opln- |
ion by a flight of parrots toward the
southwest The effect of tbis change
In his course curiously exemplifies the
Influence of apparently trivial events
In the world's affairs. Had Columbus
kept bis original route be would hnve
entered the gulf stream, reached Ao
coast of Florida and then probably
been carried lo Cape Hntterns nnd Virginia. The result would probubly have
j been to give the present United States
u Roman Catholic Spanish population
Instead of a Protestant English one, a
Circumstance of immeasurable importance. "Never," wrote Humboldt, "hud
the flight of birds more Important
consequences." It may be suld to have
determined the first settlements on tbe
new continent and its distribution between tlie Latin and Germanic races.—
Exchange.
'get a greater degree of carelessness on
the part of tlie herdsman. The only
safe way to manage bulls Is to never
give them an opportunity to show their
power and strength,
A  Fine Jersey  Dull.
This splendid Jersey bull Is owued
by P. A. Piigh Si Son of Hancock
county,  W. Va.   He wus shown this
What's In a Namet
One summer n distinguished member
of the French ucademy rented n cottage in Savoy, and when tbe time came
for his return to Purls he went to suy
farewell to the owner of the cottnge,
a prosperous former's wife.
"I hope you will write your name In
my album before you go," she said.
"With pleasure," be replied, and,
taking a pen, be wrote bis name in the
book.
"Thanks," she said, "but won't you
please tell me your profession, so that
I can write It after your name?"
"Oh, put down 'landowner,'" he answered.
"Rut that isn't a profession," she
said.
"Well, then, put down 'academician,' " was his answer.
These words seemed to puzzle her,
and therefore be asked with a smile,
"Don't you know what an academician
Is?"
"No, not quite," she answered, "but
it's such a long word that the profession must be a splendid one."
Hot  According to Shakespeare.
A negro amateur dramatic society
wus attempting to give a performance
of "Othello." In the scene where Othello demands a handkerchief from Des-
ilemona there was n startling Interruption from one of tbe audience. When
the time came for the scene, the negro
who was playing the part of Othello
bawled out, "Desdemonle, gib me dat
lian'korcllif!"
No reply.
"Desdemonle, I say gib me dat han'-
kerchlf!"
Still silence.
"Desdemonle, foh de third time, gib
me dat hun'kerchlf!"
But she wouldn't do it.
Thereupon nn old negro among tho
spectators, tired of the apparent slowness, spoke up nnd said, "Ah, wipe yo'
nose on yo' cote sleeve, nlggah, an' let
de show go on!"—New York Tribune.
HEAD OF Tin: HEltll.
season st three state fuirs and two tri-
stnte fairs and two county fairs. He
received first premium six times aud
second once. He was shown seven
times at tbe head of the exhibitor's
herd and won six straight lirsts. He
was alBo shown seven times with four
of his get und was awarded six lirsts.
Ills sire wns Heart's Ring and his
dam Tormentor Stoke Pogls. This animal, while registered as King Downey
30334, Is better known as I'ugh's King.
He ls a splendid animal and appeared
to advantage lu tbe ring.—Amerlcau
Agriculturist.
Iuvestine  Iu   llnlk-y   Cattle.
At a recent sale of Jerseys In Ohio
forty-five head, Including six bull
calves from six to ten mouths old, sold
at uu average of $1D. As these calves
averaged $W, the average of the thirty-
six females was a little below $-10.
Hut us some old cows were iucluded
In this It might be fairer to look at It
In another way. The eleven top females
sold brought only $50 to $75 and averaged $05. One was taken by the Ohio
State university nt the top figure. We
do not mention this sale to cast any
reflections on the Jersey breed, but to
call the attention of those wbo need
dtilry catllc to mi Important fact—
namely, that now Is a good time to
break into the business. The sale recorded nbove is not exeeptionnl. Plenty of Jerseys ure selling nt public sale
around $10 to $00 for yearling and
two-year-old heifers nnd cows, well
bred or good producers. Tliese nre
but little nbove stockyards prices for
good dairy cows, and Buch figures must
drive some breeders1 out of business.
The time Is coming when good dairy
cattle will be wanted and at better
prices than tbey now command. They
will pay their way in the hands of n
dairyman until that time—nnd nobody
else hns nny business to own them.
Why Is it not n good time to Invest
when It can bo done at so little extra
expense?—National Stockman.
Phenomena Allied to l.lulitnlnK.
Subterranean thunders bave occasionally been heard preparatory to an aerlnl
eruption. The sen bus enst up volumes
of water, ns If volcanoes were exploding below, Tbe ground has burst open,
nnd floods pf water have gushed forth
from the Bides of bills or from fissures
in tlie rocks. Taking nnotber class of
effects, cures have been performed by
lightning—gouty men hnve been enabled to walk freely, epileptic persons
hnve been healed, nmnurosls bus been
removed nnd rheumatism dispelled by a
flash. But one dare not look too closely
Into tbe subject of medlcnl electricity
nor venture to recommend nny oue to
tempt lightning In the hope of experiencing Its curative effects.—Chambers' Journal.	
Afrlcun  Dnlnlles.
Pnrrots ure eaten by Africans, and
smoked bulB nre considered a great
duiuty. 	
Still Another Reminder.
Lives of poets all remind us
As we journey on our way
If we want to we may grind us
Something liko this every day.
A Plnncrer In Cnndy.
The bog passed on, nnd (lie five humans gathered closer together.
"It's profanity!" solemnly whispered
tbe minister.
Ii<-,-liiilnur Dairy Exports.
Official ligureo show quite a decline
In our exports of dairy products. It
may nt first seem deplorable thnt a
great export trade In these products
cannot be maintained, but closer study
will lenve smnll reason for regret. A
big export trade In butter nnd cheese
Is based on low prices nnd ennnot exist
otherwise. When prices here are good,
they are too high for foreigners, and
they cease to buy largely. All efforts
to stimulate the export trade have
been futile In tbe face of this fundamental fnct nnd always will be. Inferior products hnve done much to Injure our trade in dniry products
abroad, but thnt Is the only quality
that could be secured cheap enough to
suit the foreigner. Fraudulent products nre no longer n drnwbnck, and If
our export trade does not Increase It ls
for the good reason of dollars nnd
cents in fnvor of the home market.—
National Stockman.
Oleo Men Cornered,
The Oleomargarine people seem to be
between the devil and the deep blue
sen. They hnve been doing boiuc mixing of their product with genuine butter for the better cbiRs of trade. This
Is of course expensive to tht in, but It
seems to be the only wny they can
avoid the law regarding coloring matter—to get It from butter. But even
right here the question conies In for
the revenue officers to consider—and
they are considering It—whether this
is not an evasion of tbe spirit if not the
letter of the law. If such trade should
grow Into any proportions. It Is claimed
that the revenue people will decide
that oleo mixed with butter, while it
may not be adulterated or colored oleo,
Is ndulternted butter. And here you
are. They catch them going nud com.
luir.—Tennessee rainier.
"Oh. Henry, did youse ever love?"
"I did oiiet, nn' It cost me nearly 35
1 cents."—New York Journal.
Good Enough  as It Is.
"Doctor, if a pule young man named
Jinks calls on you for a prescription
don't let bird hnve it."
"Why not?"
"He wants something to Improve his
appetite, and be boards at my hcuse."
It Would Seem So.
Fair Niece—Why do you  object to
duets so strenuously, Uncle Tom?
Uncle Tom—Because when two people   attack   one   inoffensive   piece   of
music simultaneously it's tuking uu uu
I fair advantage.
REVERENCE.
Quality Ljdly Lacking I" To-d»y'«  1 ■-•ul,
-Whin It tioefc Out Cljaad.  s*l.).i.-
n,-h» uml Inhumanity C'onin lu.
Ueverence is u quality sadly lacking iii the youth of to-day. The. e is
prevailing an exaggerated idea ol
the "I'm as good as anybody,
b'gosh" sentiment. So you are ''as
good as anybody," son, if you
ma!-e yourself so. But, bomg us
good as anybody, you will not iioed
to thrust that Information on any
one. Nor will you need to despise
others. If you are really worthy of
respect, you will not have lo make
an effort to exact rcauect. And It
is a mistake to Imagine tbat treating others with luck of inspect elevates yourself, Beanect will be paid
t to real worth by those whose opinions are worth the while. If your
goodness does not meet appreciation
by people of worthy character, there
is something the matter with your
goodness. It would be well to make
a personal Inquiry ajid locate the
trouble.
The habit of treating eaired subjects with levity is a bad one. It
kills reverence in our hearts ami thus
lowers our standards of goodness
Wo need to not.ri.k,h hi^h ideals of
right, of goodness, of holiness, or
our own characters are degruded.
When reverence goes out, greed, selfishness and Inhumanity come in. Besides the wrong done to our own
natures when we fail to reverence
things held sailed, we do a griev-
ioiis wrong to others. It is evil
enough to lower our own stnndard
of i ight, but when wo cloud the
sense of purity, c I sneredness. In
othera it is doubly wrong. 11 we
fall in Quraelves to keep some ideul
holy for our aspirations, lot i s not
drag the ideal of others in the dust
under our feet.
ICE SPORTS BEGIN.
Hooksy,   Skatins:   and    Ice    Yachting   In
High Tavnt- -lu.l  now.
Ice sportsmen aro now In the full
flush of the winter's fun. F.vcrywhere
In the rinks and on the lakes and
rivers hockey matches and statin;;
races aro events of dully and nightly
occurrence.
Two men now hold tho bulk of
American amateur championship
skating honors. They ure Peter
Sinnlrud, the "Terrible Swede" of
the Verona Skating club of Mont-
ilair, N.J., nnd N. Wood of tlie seme
PKTKilSINSIr.Un, THK   "TKRRIM.E SWHDK."
organization, Both these men. of
course, huvo their spei iul ui'stunces at
which they particularly exoul, but nei-
the'1 is so pronouncedly superior lo
the other In his field that he can luy
just claim, to national supremacy.
Sinnlrud holds the half, live and
ten mile titles, while Wood hblds'lhc
titles for the (|uurtui' and ono mile
events, Sinnlrud ii soon to torn
"iro.," ha'.iog entered the piofc-s-
sional chuiupionshiie to be held In
Montreal Feb. 7..
Picking 1 p  ring.
The most sensible and practical
people in the world will often take
particular pains to skim oil a patch
of bubbles that has risen to the top
of their tea because some one in
jest, has said it is a "sure sign of
money."
It always requires a distinct effort for me to pass a pin that I see
lying on tho Sidewulk, because ul
that absurdly bud rhyme, whl.'h of
course 1 consider nonsense:
See a pin sud pick It up,
All the day you'll have good luck.
Sometimes these omens do not. go
well together and even contradict
each other. For Instance; one will
tell you that the only lucky way tu
find a pin is with tho head toward
yuu, and just as you have the babil
of going around looking for plus
wilh their heads toward you another
man will say: "it is very unlucky
to pick up a pin with tlie head toward you. Tlio only right wuy ls to
have the point toward you, for then
the luck will ho 'sharp.' "
Knglifh SlmlalM fur Iii.lluuv
During the American war of independence it was considered politic for
England to be on terms of friend:.hip
with the North American India:....
Large and handsunie medals were
therefore struck for pivsentatfcn to
the chiefs or great men of the
tribes who had leudored good service to George 1.11. On the obveise
side this medal shows a bust of the
King in armor and with laurel
wreath. The revcr.-e side represents
an American Indian and n while man
sit! ing together under a tr; e, the
Indian in the net of presenting his
pipe to his companion in token ot
pence and friendship.
Ill the background are Indian wigwams, and above |g tlie legend,
"Happy Whi'e united." Tho loop
for suspension ls significant, being
an eagle's wing and the calumet of
peace placed crosswiso.—l'hambe;s'
Journal,
NntlirM'H .liiHtlc in -mull Things.
Kvery annual is said to have Its
own kind of Ilea, sometimes several
different kinds. Many thousand! spe i-
mens of these lions have bten gathered in the unique museum of ( buries
Kothschikl, i.ept by Pr. .Jordan al
Tiing Turk, tlio giant of this s'lnnee
collection being a mole flea a filth
of an inch long.
Unlike Snme.
First Hog—He's such a good p.a-
tured hog.
Second Hog—Is he?
First Hog—Why, yes He's wi'liij:
to let anybody olso have anything he
does not want.
Still Uaefal.
"Yes, poor old sport, when he had
money be had a good time, but he went
broke."
"Then starved?"
"I should say not He secured a
splendid position In a swell boarding
house."
"What doing?"
"Just has to sit around In the boarding house parlor posing as the star
boarder, meanwhile complaining loudly
before prospective boarders nbout tbe
bad case of gout contracted there."
BIRMINGHAM  PICTURES.
They   Were   Mere   rawer,   but   .Tticy
Subdaed  (hi-  Artixt  Turner.
Turner, the great landscape painter.
was a curious mixture of parsimoi.y
and generosity, determined money
grubbing and uureckouing devotiou to
his art. He would drive a bard bargain one day and the next refuse to
sell at any price. Intending purchasers were sometimes excluded from his
gallery, and tbe refusal of admission
was communicated in anything but a
polite manner.
Mr. Gillott, tbe wealthy pen manufacturer of Birmingham, once proved
himself equal to tbe task of stormiug
the castle in tbe teeth of tbe gruff artist uud his doorkeeper and achieving a
bargain. A book ou Turner gives tbe
I story.
Mr. Gillott was met nt the door of
Turner's bouse by an old womau, who
opened the door and asked the gentleman's business.
"Cun't let 'e in!" sbe suapped out,
when be told her, and tried to slam tbe
door.
But Mr. Gillott bad put bis foot inside the door and without waiting for
permission pushed past the enraged
junitress aud hurried upstairs lo the
gallery. Turner met hlin like a spider
whose web has been invaded. Tbe intruder Introduced himself and said
that be bad come to buy.
"Don't waut to sell!" wus tbe answer.
"Have you seen our Birmingham pictures, Mr. Turner?" Inquired the visitor, as calmly as if lie had been received
as a gentleman sbould be.
"Never heard of 'em," said Turner.
Mr. Gillott took from bis pocket some
Birmingham bank notes.
"Mere paper," remarked Turner, who
evidently enjoyed tbe joke.
"To be bartered for mere canvas,"
said tlie visitor, waving bis band to indicate the paintings ou the wail. His
tone—perhaps also tlie sight of the
"mere paper"—conquered Turner, arid
when tlie visitor departed be had bargained for several valuable pictures.
MAKING CHEESE.
THE MISSING FOWL.
Aa    Experience    With     nn     Absent-
minded English Artlat.
Wills Invited mo to dinner one afternoon when I met him iu the Strand. 1
accepted, reminding him Hint ns he
wns ubscntmiiided be hnd better mnke
a note of the evening. As he had no
paper in his pocket he wrote the dale
on his shirt cuff. When the appointed
evening arrived I went to his studio.
The door wns opened by Wills, and 1
could seo that he bad forgotten nil
about the appointment. "All, old fellow," he exclaimed, "do not be too
bard on me. Tbe cuff went to tbe
wash, nnd the date with It. Hut there
Is a fowl In the pot boiling here," con1
tinued Mr. Wills. "Just come In aud
wait a few minutes."
I had my misgivings, but walked Inside nnd snt down upon tbe only chair
not crowded with paint, brushes aud
palettes. After waiting for nbout
twenty minutes, feeling deucedly hungry. I gronned. Tbis had the effect of
reminding Wills thut I was present.
He exclaimed In a dreamy volte. "Tho
fowl must be boiled by this time," and
coming forward be lifted the lid of the
pot aud peered Inside. "It Is very
odd," he remarked, "but I ennnot Bee
tlio fowl. Extraordinary! No one has
been here, so the bird cannot have
been stolen."
Well, the long nnd short of It is tbut
a week or two Inter I called ngnln nt
tbe studio, noticed a peculiar odor and
discovered the old fowl wrapped up in
a piece of brown paper, "Ah!" said
Wills, "now I know bow it all happened. When tlie fowl was brought In
there enmo a smart visitor—Lady G.—
about sittings for her portrait. 1 must
have thrown tbe fowl behind a eanvns
nnd forgotten all about It. But now,
old fellow, do Bbut up!"—London Mail.
The Parse*..
The Pnrsce, untrammelcd by his surroundings, is seen lu Bombay in all bis
wealth of height nnd dress. Tbe men
ure, without exception, tall, finely
formed uud stntely nnd possess a robustness and beauty quite at contrast
with their Hindoo neighbors.
Their street costume is a peculiar
long white cotton gown, wide trousers
of the Bnmd material nnd color and a
tall miter shaped bnt. Tbey have a
general reputation for sobriety, frugality and sagacity, and tbey seem to
thoroughly understand the accumulation of fortunes, In this respect resembling the Hebrews. The wealthiest
residents of Bombay ore Parsees,
Where Cobras Are Held to He Sacred.
Tho Hindoos on account of their superstition are very loath to destroy n
cobra. It appears prominently in their
mythology, and it is venerated both ns
a symbol of a malicious and destructive power and also a beneficent one.
According to Mr. A. K. Forbes, cobras
nre looked upon as guardian angels,
and (here is n Bcngnlesc tradition that
n male infant auspiciously shaded by a
cobra will come to the throne.
lluril Work.
Mrs. A.—I'm surprised that your
husband earns so little If be works as
hard as you sny.   What does be do?
Mrs. B.—Tbe last tiling be did was
to calculate bow many times a cluck
ticked in the course of 1,000 years.
Easy to Meet.
"Have you any t: v'>'o In meeting
your creditors, old cbup:"
"No difficulty whatever. I meet 'eia
everywhere, old boy."
Noncommittal.
Judge—What ls your age, madam?
Witness-I'm at least Ave years
younger than tbe neighbors think me.
—Philadelphia Press.
The price paid to quiet conscience
keeps mighty few people poor.—Chicago News.
I.ove  Superstitions.
In parts of Massachusetts It Is
thought thnt If a girl puts n piece of
southern wood down her back the first
boy Bhe meets Will be her husband. In
Boston, if n marriageable woman puts
n bit of southern wood tinder her pillow on retiring, the first mnn she sees
in the morning will, so says tbe superstition, be the one whom she is lo' marry.
It  Is  a  Science  That  la  Nut   Understood by All Who liadertake it.
The cheeseuiaker. should lie more acquainted with the scientific reasons of
curing than ninuy profess today, and
there is room for improvement in this
line which is pretty well recoguized by
the dairy schools and experiment stations. The growth aud development of
the bacteria which cure tbe cheese
are something tbat can be understood
bo well tbat it is possible to control the
whole process. The man who makes
cheese for the *uiark,-i should know
how loug to hold the cheese to give it a
certaiu flavor and when the curing
sbould cease. It is Impossible for any
farmer or factory to produce uniform
grades of cheese otherwise. On some
farms the cheese produced varies so
much tbat it would be impossible to
Bay that the different grades were
made by the sume man. This 1b not
due so much to tbe difference iu the
cows nud. milk us lu tbe process of
mnklng and curing. Some cheese
should be cured much faster than others, and again the reverse Is the case.
Unless one understands the reasons for
this it Ib Impossible to produce like results. Every ckecsemaker "has found
thut In spite of bis best efforts the
cheese of one day's work Is stiff and
dry und tbut of the next day too moist.
Iu such a case different treatment is
demanded. The moist cheese will cure
much fuster than tbe stiff aud dry
cheese, and If tbe two arc bundled
alike uniform quulity cannot be expected. .   j
In tbe curing there are four factors
or conditions that must be considered
nud brought under control. These are
temperature, air, moisture and light.
Unless we know how to control these
we cannot expect to produce the highest results with the cheese. Temperature probably is tbe most Important
and intractable of these factors, and it
Is something that requires persistent
study. A proper temperature in the
curing room will often produce good
cheese even wben other conditions nre
against the work. Tbe temperature
sbould at tlrst be kept between 03 and
TO degrees and lowered then gradually
to 00 degrees. In tb« spring of the year
the temperature should be kept higher,
as tbe cheese should be cured faster.
In winter sometimes the temperature
toward tbe end can even descend as
low as 50 degrees, but the checseinaker
must be very careful at such times.
Good ventliutlon ls essential and also
a certain amount of light. The regulation of the light bears an important
part in the making of cheese,, and we
do not yet know all that It will do for
us. The moisture of course must be
controlled, but tbat ls a matter for
each one to solve for himself.—James
Hldgeway In American Cultivator.
I huve two old cows past their usefulness, above the average for milk,
oue about 800, the other 1,000 pounds,
writes a correspondent of Rural New
Yorker. How much meal will It do to
feed them running to pasture, and If i
continue milking them will the milk
and butter pay tbe extra feed needed
to fatten them?
Answering the above, II. E. Cook
says: Henry Wnrd Beecbcr when
asked his experience In feeding hogs
snid: "I pnid ?2 for n pig, fed blm ?10
worth of cornmeul aud sold u'.in for
$S.. I made $d on tbe pig, but lost on
the meal." This ls my experience feeding such ktud of stock. These cows
have been milking machines, as evidenced by their weight tind age. They
can be fattened, but much time and
grain will be in demand. Wc sometimes have a similar case, and we lose
money feeding rather than have a cow
leave the farm In poor condition. In
fact, one cow fifteen years old now
runs nt lnrge. We dried her up last
summer, nnd sbe will on grass alone
get fut enough for Italian beef. Corn-
meal nt $27 per ton can hardly be expected to return much profit made into
beef on dairy cows. If J. J. P. feels
tbat he needs a bit of experience, he
can begin feeding four quarts a day of
corn and bran mixed, half and balf,
and gradually Increase to eight qunrts.
If these cows have not been fed much
grain, they may surprise the owner in
Increased milk returns, I, see no other
way, only a trial. Weigh feed, milk
and biitter.'and if no'large scales arc
at hand tbe general appearance of the
cow will denote her gain In weight.
A Good (luernaer.
This flue Guernsey cow Is owned by
G. K. Tnllmnn of Perry, N. Y. Her oili-
clnl record, ns printed in American Ag-
W$m.
ONLY A I LIGHT COLD.
Vet  It May .Lead to Consumption aud  an
Karly t.ravt-.
If your blood is poor or watery, a
touch) pi cold or influenza will settle
in your lungs, and tbe slight rough
ui today may turn to the racking
consumptive's cough of tomorrow.
Weak lungs are caused by weak
blood; weak blood is an open invitation fur consumption to lay upon
you the hand of death.
Stop that cough by enriching your
blood and strengthening your lungs
with Dr. Williams' Pink Piils. They
make new, rich, red blood. PXbty
add resisting power to the lungs.
They have saved hundreds from a
cuhsuinjitive's grave. Here is a positive prooj that Dr. Williams' Pink
Fills cure where other modirines fail.
Miss Katie Henry, -Chtrrlottetown,
P. E. !., says : "Some months ago
1 got caught in a rain storm, and
the wetting was followed by a cold.
At lirst 1 paid but little attention to
it, but as the cold thing to me nnd
Anally developed into .1 hacking
cough. 1 became al armed and consulted a doctor, who gu»e me a bottle of medicine. Unforr.unataly. it
did not help me, * ami I began to
ginw pale, lost in freight unfl my appetite completely le l me. I aas'ljow
regularly under the care of the uoc-
tor, who told me my lungs were affected, and that I was threaten**!
wit ik consumption. Tho doc toi's
treatment- did .oV seem to beB^lit
me in the least. 1 grew steadily
weaker, and Anally was compelled to
remain in bod. At this time a friend
urged me to try Dr. Williams' Pink
Pills, arid even, brought me three
boxes before 1 (finally consented to
take them. I Iulw reason now to
bless my friend's persistence, because
1 felt.TNotter Lefute the pills were all
gone, and T gladly continued the
treatment, and wns'i?oon able to l>e
out of bed and takfe'a" walk every
day. 1 nm now in the f«st of health
aud weigh ten pounds tnore than
I did before 1 took sick. I feel that
1 owe my life to Dr. Williams' Pink
Pills, and hope my experience will
benefit some other sufferer.'1
All diseases which come from i#oor
blood or weak nerves can be driven
from the system by the use of Dr.
Williams' IMrik Pills, which" may be
had from any denier in medicine, or
will lie ' sent post'paid at 50c per
box, or six boxes for 92.-50, by writing direct t& the Dr. Williams' Medi-
cineCo., Blockvllie, Ont. Hemeinber
that substitutes and medicines said
to be just as good do not cure.
The uiuixpectod happens much lesH
frequently than the expected fails to
happen.
Impute blQord is the breeding place
•for innujneiable illnesses. When .wo
see anybody suffering from rheumatism, limping on crutches, or find on
our way a person covered with sores.
W0 feel tempted to call out to them,
as well as to those suffering irom
anaemia, sciofula : "Foot* man the
help is within your reach;"und you
still continue to suffer ! " Wo have
the right to say that, since we have
known the history of: this popular
medicine; hardly any other, medicine
has succeeded in achieving such remarkable and thorough cures as Dr.
August Koenig's Hamburg Drops.
Kacts are eloquent.. Thousands of
testimonials bring news of cures by
these "life-drops" as a grateful patient neiiuhl them, and every day the
list of lijoin is increasing. It must
(je further said in praise of Dr.
August Koenig's Hamburg Drops
that they are prepared from plants
and roots without" any admixture of
minora! substances, such as mercury,
zinc, eLc, und therefore do not have
tbe unpleasant after-effects resulting
from the uso of other so-called blood
purifiers and purgatives, which often
remove small ills and cause much
greater onoe. We are often asked :
"When should the system be purified ? " This must in 'eft to personal judgment, and wo can only reply:
When nature deniands it. Tho spring
is generally considered the proper
time for purifying the system. We
do not want to upset thnt theory,
but , we must point out that blood
sbould be purified ulso at other
times, when there aro signs that it.
is not clean and wants regulating.
Princu Joachim Albert of Prussia,
has w.'tttn both the scenario and
music ol a ballot entitled "Tlie Miracle of Spring."
Mr. T. J. Humes, ('olumbus, Ohio,
writes : "1 have been afflicted for sumo
time with Kidney and Liver Complaints,
and find Parmeleo's Pills the b^st medicine for these diseases. ThoBe PUIS do
not cause pain or (rrlpfng, and should be
used wnen a cathartic is required. They
are gelatine coated, and rolled in the
Hour of Licorice to preserve their purity, and give thtm a pleasant, agreeable
UtU. \\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\m
It theie .is any petty rneannaas about
a Woman it is snlj to.'orop- feut at a
euchre party.
Minard's Liniment Relieves Neuralgia.
No woman cares so much about the
lobs oi' her purse us she does about
losing  the lucky penny it contained.
ELITE OP MAPLKHDItST, NO. 8152.
rlculturist,    Is   for   one   year:   Aljlk,
0,105.85   pounds;   butter   fat,   AT
pounds.
.00
Itiucnfotifl   Swindling.'
Ap Ontario fanner's wife appeared
before a judge ami jury recently on a
charge of false pretenses. It Is alleged
that Bhe sold ten pounds of butter tp
pound rolls und that In tbe center of
each roll there was one pared potato
Tbe jury failed to agree aud were discharged.
Problematic.
Customer —Have you any problem
novels?
Bookseller—No, but hero is a treatise
on integral calculus which is said to
contain some  novel  problems.
Very conservative lu all matters are
the Tuflfflj and especially slow to adopt
modern Improvements of any kind.
Wben n man quits smoking and goes
to eliding he is not much of a hero.—
Atehlsnn (Jtobe.
Lever's Y-Z (Wise Head) Plsbifeotant
Soap Powder (lusted In the bath soften*
the water at the same time that i.t. disinfects. 10
According to the Daily Mail Mr.
UosttocK hns bought the London
Zoo's biggest elephant, Jingo, and
will t fan sport the animal to the
United Slate* immediately. Jingo
was a baby when tho elephant .Jumbo wns shipped to the Pnited States.
Ho hs now 22 inches taller than Jumbo wns, and is still growing. Tho
price paid is not .'known, but Is said
to Brave teen four figures lq poinds,
—  .-i    ■        i ,. i     i      ■■.    ■_'
There never was nnd never will be %
universal panacea. In one remedy, for all
11)4 to which flesh is heir—the very nature nf many curatives being sucfi that
were the germs of other and differently
seated diseases rooted In the system of
the patient—what would relieve one 111
In turn would agjrravate the other. We
have, however, In Quinine Wine, when
ibtuinable iu sound, unadulterated state,
,r remedy for many and grevlous ills. By
Its Gradual and Judicious use the frailest
systems are led into convalescence and
strength by the Influence which Quinine
exerts on nature's own restoratives. It
relieves tho drooping spirits of those
with whom n chronic state of morbid
despondency and lack of interest in life
Is a disease and bv tranquilb.lng the
nerves, disposes to sound and refreshing
sleep—imparts vigor to the action of the
blood, which, being stimulated, courses
through the veins, strengthening the
heftlthy animal functions of tho system,
thereby making activity a necessary result, strengthening the frnm'e and (riving
life tn the digestive organs, which* naturally demand increased substance—result,
Improved appetite. Northrup A Lyman,
of Toronto, have fflvsn to the public
their Superior Quinine* Wine at the usual
rate, nnd, guaged by the opinions of
scientists, this wine approaches nearest
perfection of any on the market. All
druggists  sell   It.   ,
*
Tlie folonial Club proposes to banquet lion. Joseph Chamberlain on
on his return from South Africa THE  MORRISSEY  MINER.
THK  MINKTt I'OBLISHINO   CO.
1'   1-:   SIMPSON, Manager.
:.l.  IIUCKENDORI', Local Kditor.
</
t   SUBSCRIPTION RATES :
One Year, in advance  ...$2.00
Six Months,        "        ... ... ..   ... 1.00
Advertising Hates ... $1.00 per! inch
til ILL, ANUXIIKK 'LUIUMI'II — Sir
1 htiii.as   S.   HuMeii    Sunuerlunti    u-iitts:
-h'tir Ikjurtut'ii \,'ars J was alllk-tetl with
I'ilt-s- and irequ'-mly J kvus unalile lo
\k,,)k   or   Mil.   hut   four   years  atro   1   was
Lr^ lv uaina' Dr. 1 Ijoih;:.- Eclsiirk
o,l. I hate ul.,, l,een-subject lo Quincv
fur over forty years but Kclfi-trie (lil
cu-eH it. and it was a |kL-rmsnent c-:re I i
holii cases, us neither the IM.s nor
I;  ■    nave  tloulkltd me since "
i'on'l get discouraged. Even to
the oyster ihere conies an opening
clou .least   cxikii-tcd:
Jlinard'S Liniment Cures Boras, etc.
'1 here was once a man. who admitted     there    wc tilers  as   Smart  as
himself—but he died before the flood.
'I here Is more catarrh In this Section
of the countrv than all other dlseiire*
put tocether. and uiiul the lust f-i,
yeiirB was supposed tn lie hiriirnhl,, For
u   irreal    iiianv   years   doctors   |ironou.,ccd
It a, local disease and prescribed local,
n-iiiudliks, nnd liv constuntly failintr tt,
cure with local treatment, pronounced IL
Incurable. Siieme has proven catarrh to
to lie u constitutional dlsaass ami therefore requires constitutional treutmeui.
Hall's Catarrh Ours, inunilfaclured liy P
.1. Cheney, 4 Co.. Toledo. Ohio, is the
Olllv i-onstitutiikilal k-ui-c Vm Ihe market.
Ii Is token Inleriuiilv In doles from III
drops to a tcasoooiiful It acts direr] Ik
on I he blood und loueous surfaces of the
system. They olTer one hundred duller':
for any case it fails to cure. Send for
circulars and testimonials. Address
F. J    CUF.NFY & Co.. Toledo, (h
Sold   bv  drureists,  7fic.
Hall's  Fui|.lly  Pill/ are the  best.
Nothing annoys the youth with a
|bunch of keys at the end of his
watch chain like being asked what
tunc, it •',.:
Kinard's Liniment for sale everywhere.
Onions will prevent smali-pox. Well
no one :ever doubted h"t. (hat they
were strong emitifrh tn prevent something.
Free-Gratis-Fdr Nothing
Vou Cas.soi Loho Pool a Woman.
When the white man wants the
black man's land he approaches the
lnuocent black with "presents" of
beads, colored cloths, ribbons, and
other useless trinkets that eaten the
eye of the poor black—but that arc
no earthly use to him. These are
all " gifts—free—gratis—for nothing ! I I" We all know wlie Boon
owns the black man's land.
Yet thiB system of conciliating the
Innocent Is uot practiced alone or
the negro. How many women
read that they can get a certaii
" present" with a certain purchase
and forthwith they make tbe pur
chase to get the " present"—free-
gratis—for nothing ! 1 I The pres
ent may or may not bo useful—hul
in this twentieth century art there
those who believe they have not
in the purchase paid for and often
dearly paid for the " present "t
When you want a horse you cannot buy his teeth at ten cents a
tooth, and get the horse thrown
Into the bargain.
When you buy a dress you do not
buy the buttons, and bave the dress
thrown-'lu. i
And no more than you can thus
get the present of a horse or a dress
can you get a " present "—free—
gratis—for nothing—of diamonds,
gold, jewellery, and cutlery, with the
■m  purchase of a bar of common soap.
When you buy Sunlight Soap you
are presented with pure quality In
the soap Itself. You do not pay for
loading refuse at the price of soap,
You don't wear out your clothes In
half the time, and ruin your hands
with Sunlight Soap, as with common
soap.
If yon want soap, buy Sunlight
Soap—Octagon Bar—and you have
paid for nothing but pure soap. If
you want something else than soap,
huy it independently of the soap, and
you know what It has cost you.
" You may fool some people all the
time ;
You may fool all the people some
of tbe time.'-
You cannot fool all the people all
the time ;"
You cannot long fool a Woman.    618
Many claims have been made on bo-
haU of the modern newspaper. It is
vow held lorwaid as the only reasonable cuie both for cold and poverty.
If you stretch it over you at night
it is better than u wanninc pan. better than mi eiderdown quilt. If you
loll ll up into wel halls and put it
on the fire it doss instead of coals.
ACT»«HW^   LIVER
kidN** bowei£
CtEAN^a
"ttlrffc
w>TIPATON
10ITUALV PERMANENTa
BUV THE GENUINE-MANTD BY
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COLLEGES  CAN'T SUPPlY DRAINS.
Uriu i   a ttoad _J.aln.irtr Tliun   TViilli-Ktil.
J'rejflirr Su> «  Hot ton  K«li:cator.
The students of Boston University
are diMCUMjpg a talk which 1 rof.
Marshall T. 1'eirin of the university
recently gave to his clu^s on I he
subject of intii;. riniinuieJy apotliug
boys and girls to college.
According to the noted educator, a
great mistake is made by those parents who, knowing that ttfeir children lack brains, still think that tlwv
can have them tratne:i to lives of
usefulness hy packing them oft to a
university. Mr. I'errin detlaied that
careful judgment should be used in
choosing lseiwei n practical instriw-
tion und higher education. Among
other things lie said:
"Many a boy would do better 1"
stick to the blacksmith shop, and
many a girl to the inillitiesy tind.-.
Too many /eel thnt gOtn_f to college
is going to redeem their lives. It
SfjifBtimes ruins them. Sojqfj peopl ■
atetno good in. college, but all ii;^lil
in tjther linesi It. is muph 1-eiler to
bf a- suce^sful laborer than a tenth-
rale niinist«T, a lifteenth-rate lawyer, or a pretty schoolmniin."'
A  Oonil  Winter IVnr.
The Anion leur is con.'-idi-red !<y us
one ot the finest early winter v&ri6-
ties. Jt' is so large and hundsoine.
and of such line quality, thut it haa
not nn cqiial of its season for the
table. It succeeds pretty generally,
and- would be mote widely grown if
it did not possess the fault, of dropping. 'Ihe frutt is so large, and the
stem is so short, that the storms of
.September sometimes cause il to
/all from the tree, in spito of this
did'cidty il will he grown by tho^e
desiring the best. 'J he tree is a
good grower and bearer, nnd the fruit
keeps well up to January. It should
he included in every roller!ion for
the garden, and may be rcommeu'l-
ed for the orchard, whenever Ihe location is not exposed or when mean'
of shelter from high winds has been
provided for Hie protection of the
crop.—Orange Judd Farmer,
Klrmiti* in Japan.
In Japan houses are not numbered
according to their tequence, but according to the order of their erection. 'J'hat is to say that No. 78
may adjf.'iii -No. 1, with No. 102 on
the opposite side, '.No. - is probably
a mile down the street. Tlie city oi
To-Uo is made up of 1.JJ30 streets,
in which aYb ol"fe,320 houses. Tliese
houses are divided into fifteen
wards.. Jf a street pulsus through
more than one weird the houses aie
numbered according to Ihe wards in
which they are; that is, ' u street
passing through (4x wards will possess six number ones. it would be
like hunting for a needle in a haystack for a stranger to try to find a
number iu Tolio, hut a jiniiksna
d. iver knows the position and number of the houses in Tu^lo. lie is
abb? to do this by huving made his
business  tbe one study of his life.
As a result of the introduction of
tlie BeniIlion system by the Zurich
police the town has practically cleared out ail iis bad characters. Even
tramps give the town a wide berth.
for as soon as a person is arrested
he is photographed and his measurements taken, even if the charge is
not seii:>i,s. Of late the police have
had so Utile to do that there is talk
of reducing the number of the force.
So few crimes ure committed in the
town Unit Zurich is considered to be
the most moial town in Switzerland.
A wmi,er in London Nature describes a white marble slab, two
inches thick and 3."»x7U inches, which
is suppoited on stone posts und sags
tn tbe middle ttfree inches out of
level. It fuinihhes evidence thut marble is in reality a fluid of enormous
viscosity. This bus some bearing on
the question i*i the frigidity of the
rocks lomposing the crust of the
earth and the gradual adjustment oi
the earth's contour under gravity.
The slan was placet! in its preseni
position  m   J8f>.'i.
MANY CHILDREN
OUT OF SCHOOL
A Sfflry of Kitchener.
Once a general officer was inspecting a post on the line of communications, and duly arrived at the lit^
tie hut which represented . the head-
cpiartei's of the majesty of the army
in some winds Wept hole. Enter X.t
and looking around espies un office
table uml two trays, one full of papers. Intetested, he reads the label
attached to each. The eiripty one
wus ticketed "Business" and the
other 'Podi." ''Excellent off cor,"
purrs X., "thoroughly understands
his. work and Ki'chener's methods."
But when he went further, and proceeded to examine the papers in the
"Bosh" tray, his feelings may be
better imagined than described on
finding that the documents consisted
exclusively of his own voluminous
orders and memoranda! — Blackwood's.
The   1 lni'inom»'ter-
Currie of Edinburgh employed a
thermoiueti r in the trenin ent of
typhoid fever patients with tho cold
douche as early as 1797. He wus
ridiculed by his Oennuii contemporaries as an instance of medical decay in English medicine. The first
clinical application of the thermometer was made by Kantoriufi of Padua. He Invented a tft6rtn.oine.tor
open nt the end. After being held
by the patient it was plunged into
cold water . Bocrhavo taught tjjo
importance of the thermometer
Dft Hnrn—1704- to 177(1— must be
given the honor of introdudng the
thermometer Into current use at the
bedside. It was not until I860 to
1870 that   It came into general   use,
ltnrlpti i i Woolen.
In looking through any old parish
register in England ono -discovers ut
a Certain petitxl a large number of
burial entries i.i which it is mentioned thut the deceased was buried
in woolen. There was pasted in
1(578 an act requiring on pain of n
fine of W5. that an oAHavit should
be maile within right days ufler a
death before a ji slice of the pence
or a minister of religion that the
deceased was buried only in wool. Us
object wns, the encouragement of a
native Induttry by tho lessening of
tho importation of linen from beyond tho seas.
Jamblt-d UU tVtirdl.
Tie Rev, W. A. Spooner, an English clergyman, i< a Ml.; ted with a
hnblt of ;ntxing up words'in nbmird
fashion. Tie once nstonished his
coiigie;atIon by saying that Bonis
one present doubtless had in his
heart "a half Wanned f'sh." Me
meant to sny "half formed wi.-di."
A hymn beginning J'Connjiaijng
kings I heir tllle tul-c" was turned
Into "Kinkcrhig Longs their tUles
talo," and the I-'li'Ly-fii st Isalm was
announced as "fuflty-flfth."
t*f*tti*fl Kifi 1 if.
A number of figure a are given of
.Madams Putti ;■• earnings, and it is
n\ie I'll that she mrst hnve made a
ii ml million pounds with her won-
!erfhl voi'-e. Duijing one ■ ingle year
Wa ne'ted g^r.O.O^b. |>ay nfter'day
lining one | art of her career she
nude within two or three hours $5,-
iHJO.
Ctic:i|>   Kli(|Xli(1io(iil.
The rh'';i]i>'sl order of knitrhthnod In
tlie world is ihe 1'ersian Order of the
Sun of N'asr IMdin. For u little over
.$!O0 the order fs yours. Vott tu.ty then
pet ehev'Ulier Ui'ure your mtinu, pr. If
you like, e:1'!, yourself noble dlnl p'na
Ulinl eliev::l,"r of Ihe Order of the tlun
A   \:ilnrr.l  Tiihm«-1.
The r.'iilwr'.v liu-ii lirism", Tenn., tn
II';   S.oiie   (i!ii,.V;i.,   [g  the; oiily   one
which runs Ihratigli a natural tunnel,
this tmr.ei M l*SH* feet long and bus
b. e ■ formed by a iker known aa {Stock
creek.
With Coughs and Colds, and Parents Everywhere are
Prevln j the Wonderful Curative Powers of
Dr. Chase's Syrup of
Linseed and Turpentine
When -grown people neglect their
ailments and allow them to develop
into serious diseases, they have no
ono to blame but themselves.
With children It is different, because tbey do not reuli/o the seriousness of a neglected cold nor the
means of obtain'rig a cure, and
many a child, as he grows older and
finds himself a \ictim of pneumonia,
n ousumpiion. bronchitis, asthma or
'throat trouble, cannot but sec that
his parents were responsible for tajjg-
lecting treatment when his ailment
began- in the form of a cold.
Todpy Ihe schools hove many a
vacant seat on Recount of coughs
and colds, and many children who
aie there should be nt home. What
treat"ment. are these children getting ■? Do their parents ■ realise the
seriousness   of . neglecting to cure a
cold ? Have they proved the merits
of Dr. Chase's Syrup of Linseed and
Turpentine as a cure for coughs and
colds, bronchitis, croup, whooping
cough, and all kindred ills ?
Very many have, for there is no
preparation for throat und lung discuses that has anything like the sale
oi lh\ Chase's Syrup of Linseed uml
Turpentine,
Ue careful when you buy to see
that the portrait and signature of
Dr. Chase is on the wrapper. If you
send the children to the store, warn
them not to accept any imitation or
substitution. Children like to take
Dr. Chase's Syrup of Linseed and
Turpentine,, and there is no remedy
so prompt und effective. 25 cents a
bottle; lamily size, three times as
much, (10 rents; at all dealers, or
Kduianson.   Dates   &,   Co .  Toronto.
A  Pope   Helsted   lo a   Saltan.
We learn from a Swiss writer of the
; seventeenth century that Pope AJeifln-
| der VIL,  whoso pontificate extended
' from !<;."» to lt;i;7. was related to the
j sultan Mohammed iv.  The connection
i between these two contemporary sov-
! erelgns is traced to one of ...ose occurrences Which in the times of Moslem
invasion and predatory aggression often led to strange blood relationships
between representatives of Christian
nnd Mohammedan houses.
The story is told by W'alliehlus, a
contemporary of Alexander VIL and
Mohammed IV. .Some Turkish corsairs
attacked and pillaged tbe castle of the
Marsilis in 3625 und carried off Mar-
gheritu, the daughter of Xanl Marsili.
and this fair lady was reserved as a
present for the Sultan Solynian. who
made her one of Ids wives. By tills
union she became tho mother of Sebin
IL, ancestor of .Mohammed I \\
From the same noble family Alexander VII. was lineally descended on the
maternal side. Llonardo Marsili, brother of the captive Margberlta. had a
son. Cesare. whose daughter, Laura,
married into the Chigl family and be-
| cjime the mother of Pablo cbigi. known
00 the roll of pontiffs as Dope Alexan-
I der VII.
A aiilcr in London Health says
that m no .sense of tho word is the
American face distinctive, and there
is nothing that will call it up in the
mind from the world's group of Caucasian fates. The answer to this is
that the American face is a composite, nece.suuiily.
Wc have no hesitation in Huyiinr thnt
Dr. J, D. KellO">*'R DvHentrv Cordial Is
Without .loubt the beSt medicine ever in
Lroiluct'd for dysentiv diarrhoea, cholen
and all summer complaints, sea Hieknesw
etc, It nroiiinllv rives relief and never
falls to effect a positive cure. Mot hi ra
should never be without a ho tile wlnii
their children are tcatlumr.
Aineiieuns hove.the franchise for a
railway from Amstordnrii 12 ihlleB'to
Haarlem. Even the Dutch encourage
Yankee enterprise.
For a Cold
that hangs on
For obstinate coughs and
colds there is nothing equal
to that old reliable remedy
Gray's Syrup of \{td Spruce Gum.
Prepared from Red Spruce
Gum it is soothing and
healing to the Lungs and
Throat. It stops that tickling in the throat, and after a
few doses that tight feeling
in the chest is relieved and
the cold and cough pass
away. .
Try a 25 cent bottle.
Cray's Syrup
of
Red Spruce Gum
Horse Health
Is one of the most important
things for every farmer to
consider.
Dick's
Blood Purifier
will build up a run down horse.
It tones up the system, rids
stomach of bots, worms and
other parasites which undermine an animal's health.
50 cts. a package.
LEEMINO MILE8 & CO.
AOENTi.     ■    •    ■     HOKTXML
A pressure recorder, iitlm-hcd lo the
lowl6ck nl' the rui-infr slii-ll will herte*
alter in- used to detorfnlrie the work
done ,,y each oarsman.
CROSS BABIES.
How to ftfftk-i) Hi   1.1 bright, flood   Nntur-
ed Hint Well,
A crying baby ik un unwell baby.
The little chap is not cross for the
fun of it. Ue cries hocatiye that is
the only way he has of expressing
the fact that he is either in pain or
discomfort. Most of Ilia little troubles are due to some disorder of the
stomach or bowels and if Baby's
Own Tablets are Riven both the
trouble and resulting crossness will
disappear- V°" ran take a mother's
word lor ft; and Mrs. .John T. Sutherland, 01 Ulisslield. N. 1*,, says :
•I think Babj 's Own Tablets ihe
best medicine 111 the world for little
ones. My buby was very cross and
used to keep me awnke half the niehl
before I ffot the Tablets. Now she
sleeps soundly, is good nituied and
is growing splendidly." Vou cun
give these Tablets with perfect safely to a new born babe. They are
guaranteed to contain no opinio or
poisonous sleepy stuff, and are a
sure cure for all the minor uihuents
from which little ones sulTer. Sold
by medicine denlers or sent postpaid
at 25 cents a box by writing direct
to the l'r. Williams' Medicine Co.,
Hroekville, Ont.
Seventy poets of Germany have
agreed with one another lo sell no
poems lot   less than  12 cent a a line.
MIXAKIVS T/IXIMKNT is the only
Liniment asked for nl my store und
the only one we keep for sale.
All  the people use  it.
HARLIN   PULTON.
Pleasant  Bay, C. B,
1'ine   ciothes    muy    nut   make the
wii'e, but they often unmake the hus-
MinanTs Liniment Cures Dandruff.
l'he> i.iii mime a brand of cipurs
after a Hum, but fortunately, they
rant lkkk.tkt1 him smoke Diem.
Plie rousl to success Is open to all,
but too (nany want to jfot there
without i ne trouble of going.
A woman is generally her heaviest
In her loiticth year.
kSon.e i-ogs are 'almost human.
They growl over their meals Just as
some men do.
Some ,voihen have trouble gettinir
husbaii<l:< and nothing but. trouble
when tiny  get theru.
Keep    nn   .eye    on    the niun  who
boosts of nis honestv.
Sard.
The traveler lu Ireland will do well,
when he engages n .liiuiillng enr, to
make sure of (be step to whleli In
mounting he must trust his weight.
The carman does not help him to
mount.
A gentlemnn oixe suld to the driver
lie hail engaged:
"I'm afraid thai atop Is loose."
The man look bold of It nud shook It.
"Ah, sure." said lie "It's loo stbrong.
it Is!  Wluit nre ye iil'ruid ofV"
At that Instiiul It Came off in Ins
baud,
lint lie turned lo his fare Willi the
siimiiest or smiles "Well, sure." suld
he. "didn't I 8.1 ve yi'r honor from a
broken ieg?"
Arllk.ll    CiiueHlion.
Artistic edueiiiloii. whether by the
dliei't- tenchln^ wbii-h develops the
power of ercaiion or by (he Indlreet In-
tluenee of suirouiiillm;s. whleli Improve
the tnste uml eimolili' life. Is not a luxury and should never be so regarded.
Luxury pampers the body, art glad
dens the mini: hisury seeks for dainty
food anil soft raiment, art seeks for
the beauty whleli ennobles the mind.
nnd uplifts the heart: luxury weakens
the powers: art. on the other hand,
uli-ongthcns. them: luxury debases tbe
ideals of life, arl Inspires and exalts
them.
W©2ir ! That's " the greatest thing in the
world,"—in anything that's worn. You get style,
fit and finish too, in
Granby Robbers
—But the one thing we emphasize is their
Wearing Qualities.
"Granby Rubbers wear liKe Iron."
Iliili-lKli find tbo Potato,
It wnsNii'WalterUaleleh who brought
potatoes into Ireland ut the same time
he brought the other American prod*
act, tobacco. Mr Walter was busily
engaged in oppressing tho people about
Cork, so naturally, when lie planted
tbe potato on Lis estate at Voughal,
near Cork, tbe people trero suspicious
of It despite iis palatnbleuess, Cob-
bett cursed Ihe root as being the ruin
of Ireland, declaring it a device of »ax-
on Ingenuity brought Into tbelr midst
to tempt and evi'iilually to weaken
them. Sir Walter ale quantities of potatoes blna-clr before he could .'o-'s-re
the people of their batuilessuess. .Now,
with commendable gratitude, the tourist is shown (he very spot In the, garden where Sir Waller plained the potato root. Close by it is another historical bit of ground. Thpre. ii is claimed,
Bit; Waiter rested under the shade of a
tree smoking bis lirst pipe of tobacco
when Ids servacl deluged him with a
pail of waler i lor Ibe impression he
was on lire.    What to Kal.
Tho   VUlOflrO of (In,
The shertk st name possessnl by any
town or village iu Cn-al llritaln is Oa,
the name of a village in Islay.
rotiipi-liMitt inn,
Jones tnt the boarding house)—OiiIj
two little biscuits for breakfast.
Kro\vn—Ves; but think how heavy
Ihey are.
$90 IN COLD
Aro   You   Going  to
Compete ?
There will also be offered :—
Three Prizes at Brandon
Fair in 1903.
as follows :
FIRST  PRIZE.
For the two best llaeon Hogs, any
age or meed,  fed on Carnefuc Stock
Food  S50 IN GOLD.
SECOND PRIZE.
For the second two best Uacon
flogs, any nge or breed, fed on Car-
ncl'ac Stock Food  $25 IN GOLD.
THIilO PRIZE.
I-'or the third two best Bacon
Hogs, any age or breed, fed on t'ur-
nefuc Stock Food   S15 IN COLD
Only one entry will be allowed
from each Farmer or Stockman, and
the stock must, be exhibited at the
Brandon exhibition.
Kvidence    must    be    produced    at
time of exhibition to show that the
auinials were fed on  Curnefac  Stock
Food.
Try   Cnrnefac   for   your   Stock
17. G. Douglas, Manufacturer,
Princess St.,   Winnipeg,.
A WONDERFUL MEDICINE.
**KfflW
For Bilious end Nervous Disorder*, such ti
Wind aad Pain in the Stomach, Sick Headache, Giddiness, Fulness and Swelling after
meals, DUziness and Drowsiness. Cold Chills
Flushings of Heat, Lo« of Appetite, Shortness of llreflth, Coptiveness, niotches on the
Skin. Disturbed Sleep, Frightful Dreams,
snd nil Nervous and Trembling; Sensations,
&c, THE FIR3T DOSE WILL GIVE RELIEF HI
TWIHTYttlSUTES-     Tnji to no fiction,
Every sufferer is earnestly invited to try out
Box of tliesu Pills, and I lu> v will !>»> acknowledged to bo WITHOUT A RIVAL.
UI 1 (II XWS lMLI.ti taken as direo
tad. will quickly restore Females tocomplcia
health. They promptly remove auy obstruo*
tion or irregularity of the system.   For a
Weak Stomach,
Impaired Digestion,
Disordered Liver,
theyact like mngic-a few doses will work
wonders upen the Vital Organs; Strengthening the muscular System, rentorlng the long-
lost Complexion, bringing back the keen
edge of appetite, and aioufliug with tha
Ltuaebud of llcnlth llio whole i«li>*
alcal energy of the human frame. Thesa
are "facts" admitted by thousands. In all
classes of society, and one of the he&t guarantees to the Nervous and Debilitated ia
that BEECHAM'S PILLS have tho
Largest Sale of any Patent
Modlclnesln tne World.
Ileaeham'a Till* linve been beffora
the public for half a rentury, and
are tne most popular fnmlly medicine*
ISo testimonials aro publWheU, M
2Seecham>  1*111*
RECOMMEND THEMSELVES.
PropamS onlv by Thomas Beerham, St.
IHlens, Enplaad.
Buid erervnhere In Canada and U, 6.
America.   Iu boxes, •-•'» cents.
Oliver Hogvrft, a seaman, adopted a
peculiar method of ending his life nt
Southampton, Eng. He put three
pennies into a slot pas machine, and
tneii fixed a long piece of rubber tubing to a biirner. Turning on ihe gas
lie placed ,i pillow slip over his head,
into wrurh be jut the end of the
tube. Then, lying ou tho bed, ho
slowly siifiorated. He was dead when I
discovered
DYSPEPSIA ASH INDIGESTION.—C
W. Snow & ( o. Syracuse, N V.. write :
■ I'iease send us ten cross of Pills. We
nre Bellfnc more of I'nrmclor's I'ills than
nny Other Pill wc keep. Thev have a
(Treat reputation for the cure of Pysi e:>-
m& nnd Liver Coinolatnt " Mr ('has A.
Smith Lindsay, writes : "Pattndlee'S
I ills nre un excellent medicine. My sis-
!*•!• bus been troubled With severe hcntl-
ache,   hut   these  Pills  ha\e cured her "
Oil in leather makes cold mitts or gloves, because oil is a
"good conductor" of co!J. That's why Indian tanned buckskin is warmer than common oil tanned leathers.
But buckskin is porous, and lets in the wind and absorbs
wet. Now "Pinto Shell" Cordovan is tanned without oil or
minerals, and it is absolutely wind, water, boil, scorch and
cold proof-it is the toughest glove and mitt leather tanned.
It can be had only in H.B.K. mitts and gloves.
Will nut crack or harden, always flexible, warm and dry.
Pold by all dealers,   flee this trade mark      WW*
Jf your dealer bai not go] (bun write us and send his name.
KVary pair stamped *'Pii»«o  Shell" Cordovan br
Hudson Bay Knitting' Co.
SO St. Oecrgo Etreet, KontreaL     128 Princess Stmt, WlnBlp.f.
linkers ot Warm Clothing, MHtS, Cloven, Underwear. Soi, Moccaalns, etc     108
LIGHT AND DELICIOUS
HOME    MADE    BREAD
.'.'• nlwaya tho Kind that rewards the
hoilspu'lfe or ,-,„,k tor usinj,.
OGiLVIE'S
HUNGARIAN
'iciur.   ll  is always aure to give ihe
-   ,,.,,      .il ImisI   Sill isl'uel Ion.
•       .ei   yyf'~'^d&       iiLiikik-'s   1! iiimu Km   Flour  ie  USHll
ypyi ■ v"wjv    '■   ""' '"'''■';   ii"'i^'iik'iii   by itovai
A-sF\&\ '■ \ PS   "i"11""1"1'
! ',-       ' VVhafa  pood  enough   for  Royalty
nii'lit to Ije good enough for you.
^fXssh^rsq^heraflit endear or
tt^ciiP^fehes^^
pM;0is<^/y/^tj^^0huy     1
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GOLD STANDARD
W^^^^UMmS^Sp^.
DREvSSRD
DOLL
FREE!
C.iR.T.S, would you like tn have this
" iaulii'ul dressed doll?   If bo, Bend us
ournaine and address on a post card
ml we win send you one doz. huge,
eautiiully colored paokagea of l^Yi'eet
Pea Seedl postpaid,   Sell tliem at
10c. c.ikli, return na (1.20 and wo will
Immediately send you Hie most
Iic.-iulifnl I»o!l you have ever
.seen.  Dolly is fully and fashionably
iBsod, including e, etylish lint, un-
•» ear trimmed with laoe, Btochings
I cute little slippem oraamented
th silver buoklea,   ^holiaa lovely
'den curly hair, pearly teeth, beau-
il eyes and jointed body.
!, Cill.'y, K. «• We.ttRln.tfkr, I.i'. mill: '• 1 r".
ikl j'.i.r prtU^ Ji.,11 i iikl ,1,, r, mudi pl-ku.. J
Jt is a DMIMt InMtuty and I.. MWMuhl n,/
Ut; l;.:, inaU. Dana.].'. i'„v, Etnrftnfflaikin '.
" I . ,:.,.. vkkry i,..t, I, i,,r my , V,„U.\,\ ],..>!. 1
ow thus PlOUMdWltb itk"
na.s, just Stop and  think what
truly wonderful bargain wo aro
offering yon. Y<^ ii can m t
this lovely bid i>„n
completely <Ir<'s.se<t for
soliiiifc only «.VK iiO'l^N
packages ot Sweet Pea
Sectls. Kach paokoge is beautifully decorated in 12 colors and
contains 42of the rarest, prettiest
and moat frurant vanetiea in
•very iroaginahts cttlor. They
are wonderful seller a.
Everybody buys.
llkltrtlO, Out , k;,i,| ; -1 BuiJ :,.| titfk tfked. In n I:
,„• Ul „■ lllliklii.
p Mllh. Out,, Mdi •'ItiORo.k-protk.nr.l mt tur.
kkk-.i skklil.   Th,y kk.ut nt,. vii.liu-.
■me free with each pnekAffe. cirl-.
"mi this n, ;t,, i o„iij »:n Ih<
o it short lime.
Co., Dent,     a I    Toronto
YOUR MONEY BACK IF YOU DO NOT LIKE
IMPERIAL MAPLE SYRUP
ROSE & LAFLAMIKE, SELLING AGENTS, MONTREAL.
tp/dhuffytyTtr a^uL APytTTtdr,,
rf^fTto/isfLesTleas
Ce7-/7i/t>^X^vcy ewdy 44iAtHta*rr*Ah*UL
(HPiPTV cJ£Fl<'
RALSTON
s   FLORIST
^OS/MAN
NURSERYMAN
Tlie older a girl gets the more respect  she has for the wisdom of her
mother.
T.  H.  METCALFE  &  GO.
Grain onri Commission Merchants.
Hlehest prices paid for whpat. onts
barlev or nnx in rurlots Wire or write
iii» tor jirireg bfforp HPllinc UbftTal
IOTMCH niadt? on COtlSiffltntenl f ftnd
handled on CommlniOfl. Licensed and
bonded
P. O. Box.  6.to.  Winnipeg, lfaa.
THE HALCYON HOT SPRINGS
Arrow   l_» U*»,     M.O.
ThM*   nit rn.ru I on i   aprlnffa,
ftfinliter to a mind dlsaaaad.
| IMuck from tha memory a rootad aorrow:
Rax.a     out   tha     written   troubla*   Of   tha
brain.
1 And  with iwaet obllrlouR antidotal
■ Claama  tba  ituffed botom  of  thoaa par-
Iloui   Htufla
Which   waimh   heavily   upoa   Kldaay.   Llvar
and  Stomach.
Therefora, all ya who auffar—OlTa ahr
' ale   to   tha    doR«    faava    aona  of  tt.  but
, eoma and ba cured at
The Halcyon Hot Springs Sanitarium, B.C
TERMS—flfl  f 118 par  week.
Ijifu  ia  not all  it  seems.
W      N.    Ul.    No.    419.
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•AUB^aHttUMBai^
THE MORRISSEY  MINER.
IHE   MINER   PUBLISHING   CO
if. E  SIMPSON, Manager.
M ROCK.ENDORF, Local Editor.
SUBSCRIPTION RATES
One" ?ea'r, iri adVance $2 00
Six Months, " SI 00
Advertising rates, si.00 per inch
BRIEF   MENTION.
A. Sheridan was in E Uo the first of
the week.
J. A.. Gillis wis a Craobi■ > k visitor
Sunday and Monday.
Mrs. George Paquln was up frcm
KSVo the (lrst of the week visiting her
hosband.
h yon want any books kept or made
lip, call and see Q, G. Moffatt In The
Miner building.
The mine engine made a trip to K'ko
Tntsday night, to get a string of empty
Cart for the mine.
Read today's news today, and read It
Tn the Daily News, Nelson's live dally.
Jack GUils sells It.
Prank O'Connor left for Michel Wed-
aasday night, but expects to return to
Morriiney when Fobs It, McDanell'a contract ls ended there.
Miss K'la N-nuland of Fernie, was
risking with her sisters Mrs. \v. F.
Tranter at the mine, and Miss Tlllle
homeland, the first of the week.
The warm weather of tbe past two
weeks has caused the snow In the valleys to rapidly disappear, and the Elk
river Is a few Inches higher In consequence.
Church of England services will be
conducted (D. V.) by the Rev. Aykroyd
Stoney on Sunday afternoon at 2:30
o'clock, In tbe Australian hotel. All
are very cordially Invited to attend.
G. G. Moffat returned from Cranbrook
and Moyie this week, and henceforth
may be found at his old stand In The
Miner office. His return brought joy
fb the members of the Knockers club.
This week has been a bad one for
dogs In Morrissey. Last Saturday the
mine engine ran over the beautiful col.
lie owned by Mr, Vand. and Wednesday
the big black dog belonging to J. Barnes
War sent to dog heaven by the same en-
glne.
C. M. O'Brien, district organizer for
the American Labor Union, was to have
held a meeting Monday night for the
purpose of organizing a branch of the
nnlon. Owing to the delayed train on
that evening the meeting did not materialize.
Under favorable conditions the foot
bridge will last about a month longer,
ditto the wagon bridge. After tbat,
unless something ls done to strengthen
these structures, It will be a question of
which will be the least expensive, an
aerial tram or a ferry boat.
It la reported that Dr. King of Cranbrook, Is In an hospital at Montreal
suffering with appendicitis, and will undergo an opperatlon. If this report ls
true. It ls to be sincerely hoped that
the doctor's recovery will be safe and
speedy.
Nell Gillis, late of
In town Monday and
future, Mr. Gillis ls
builder, and expects
business the coming
brother of onr own
Tuesday morning was
Colorado, arrived
will reside here In
a contractor  and
to engage In this
season.   Re ls a
Jack 01111a, and
tie first time they
had met lu 11 years. The ne* Mr.
G.;lls is a mighty pleasant gcaiiem^u
lo meet, a trait, w^lch t>et.ms lo be characteristic ol tbe entire Gillis clan.
A mud slide on tbe mine spur caused
no end of trouble the first of the week,
and the mine engine did not get up the
hill for two days. The slide was of such
a nature that it kept filling In as fast
as tbe men would get It cleared, ana
wheu finally the line waa opened, quite
a change had taken place In the topography of tbe country between here and
the mines.
\V. F. Tranter (titi ved a letter from
\V. H. Fletcher yesterday, filled with
interesting ntws about ths Kdmonton
district. "Fletch" Is all taken up over
tne country up north, and says It is the
only spot on earth, and that be Is sorry
ne did not locate there years ago. He
is figuring on acqu'ring some land and
going Into stock raising, and expresses
the hope tbat with tbe coming of spring
he will be followed up there by the entire Morrissey gang with which he used
to mingle In the happy days not long
gone by. Here's wishing the best there
is to "Fletch." May bis beard grow to
an exceeding great length.
Goal Notice.
Notice is hereby given that thTriy dnjs alter1 date 1 intend to apply to the chief com-
miHsionpr ot lands and works for a liccnue to
prospect for coal on the fallowing described
1 nds in Houth E -st Kootenay:
Commencing at a post marked "W. 0. W.
Fortune's N. E. corner post," planted seven
miles north of a north boundary of Lot 4588
and one mile north ol N. E. corner ot lands
held by C. M. Edwards under a coal license,
thence west 80 chains, thence south 80
chains, thence enBt 80 chains, thence north
80 chains to the point of commencement,
containing; Ol'i acres more or less.
Dated this Dili day of March. 11)08.
W. O. VV. Fortune.
Coal Notice.
Notice is hereby given that thirty days after date I intend to apply to the chief commissioner of lands and works tor a license to
prospect for coal on the following described
lands in South East Kootenay:
Commencing at a post marked "Lizzie Fortune's N W. corner post." planted beside VV.
Q. VV. Fortune's N. E. corner post, thence
south SO chains, thence east 80chains, thence
north 80 chains, thence west 80 chains to the
point of commencement, containing 040
acres more or less.
Dated this '.ll li day ol March, 100S.
Lizzie Fortune.
Goal Notice.
Notice is hereby given that thirty days after date I intend to apply to the chief commissioner of lands and works for a license to
prospect for coal on the following described
lands in South East Kootenay:
Commencing at a post marked "T. Spear's
8. W. corner post," plantod beside W. G. VV.
Fortune's N. E. comer post, thence east 80
chains, .thence north 80 chains, thence weBt
80 chains, thence Booth 80 chainB to the
point of commencement, containing 640
acres more or less.
Dated this Oth d'ly of March, 1908
T. Spear.
Coal Notice.
Notice ls hereby given that thirty days alter date 1 intend to apply to the chief commissioner of lands and works lor a license to
firospect for coal on the following described
ands in South East Kootenay:
Commencing at a post marked "J. Bas
Han's S. E corner post." planted beside W.
Q. VV. Fertune's N. E. corner post, thence
north   80  chains,  thence  west  80  chainB,
thence south 80 chains, thence east 80 chains
to the point ol commencement, containing
040 acres more or less.
Dated this Oth day of March, 1908.
J. Bofltain.
NOTICE
Notice is hereby given that within tbe time
prescribed by law I intend to apply to the
asBistunt commissioner ol lands and works
for the disti let ol East Kootenay, and the
chief commissioner of landa and works, for a
license to prospect for coal and petroleum
upon the following; described lands situated
on Sage creek, about six miles oast from
Flathead river and about four miles Irom
the International boundary in East Kootenay district ol British Columbia:
[a] Commencing at a post 4 miles from
boundary, being N. E. corner ol W. H. Morrison's claim, thence south 80 chains, thence
weet HO chaios, thence north 80 chains,
thence east 80 chains to the place ol beginning, containing 040 acres
Dated February 31, 1003.
W. H. Morrison, Locator.
A. D Coplen, Agent.
The Canadian Bank of Commerce
Head Office, Toronto.
Paid up Capital, $8,ooo,ooo.       Reserve Fund, $2,5ooooo.
HON. GEO. A. OOX, President.        B. E. WALKER, Qaneral Manager.
SAVINGS BANK DEPARTMENT.
Deposits of $1 and upwards received and interest allowed al ccrrit rates.   Depositors are subject to DO delay when
depositing or withdrawing funds.
Fernie Branch,
E. H. BIRD, Manager.
[h] Ci«inm.'in'iiiLr at a i* »st 4 miles from
boundary, bein»r N. W. corner of A D. Cop*
len'a claim, thence south 80 chains, thence
i'iim 80 chains, thence north 80 chains,
thence west 80 chains to place ol begioniug,
containing 640 acres
Dated February 21, 1903.
A. D. Coplen, Locator.
lui Commencing at a post 4 miles from
boundary, being the 8. E. corner of George
Lux's claim, thence north 80 chains, thence
west HO chains, thence son**: 80 chains,
thence enttt HO chhius to place of beginning,
co* taining 640 acres.
Dated Pubruury 21. 193.
George Lux, Locator.
A. D. Coplen, Agent.
[d] Commencing nt a post 4 miles from
boundary, b-tng the 8. W. corner of James
W. Croft's claim, thence 80 chains north,
thence 80 chains east, thence 80 chains
south, thence 80 chains west to place of
commencing, containing 640 acres.
Dated 1'ebruury 21, 1903.
James W. Croft, Locator
A D Coplen, Agent.
ITffttMl
D. J. JOHNSON
Carpenter and Builder
A Resident of the Town of Morrls-ey
GOOD WORK AT REASONABLE PRICES
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Saw  Mill  For Sale
Complete ontat of the Cedar Valley
Improvement company's mill at Morrissey, B. C , will be sold at very low figure to the right purchaser. Capacity
eighteen thousand feet per day, but bas
turned out twenty six thousand with
crowding.
MILL 18 IN GOOD REPAIR
A dwelling bonse and office will go
with tbe mill.    Write to or Inquire of
Cedar Valley Improvement Co.
Morrissey, B. 0.
THE BEST BEER
IS THE BEST
Drink Fort Steele
Brewing Co's Beer
It Is wholesome and nutritious and ls
made In the district.
R. T. SIMMS
Contractor and Builder
FERNIE, B. C
Estimates Furnished, The Best of Work
Take
The Miner
and keep posted
on this part
ofthe
district,
CROWS NEST LIME CO/8
Blalrmore Owner H. S. Pelletler
Lime for Sale
Car Lots*or Small Quantities
Agents for East Kootenay
Graham & Robert Love
Plasterers, Bricklayers
and Stonemasons.
HEADQUARTERS • ■ CRANBROOK, B. C.
See Love abont plastering yonr honse.
If we can't convince yon to bare it
plastered, well, "Love's labor ls lost."
Your Local Paper
is a necessity to you, financially
and socially. A NEWSPAPER
of GENERAL CIRCULATION,
containing the latest news of the
world, is equally necessary to
you. The "up to date man" will
provide himself with these two
necessaries.
In THE TWICE-A-WEEK
SPOKESMAN-REVIEW will
be found the very latest news of
the world, its matter including information on politics, commerce,
agriculture, mining, literature, as
well as the local happenings in
the*otates of Montana, Oregon,
Idaho, Washington, and the province of British Columbia, tin addition, its columns for women, its
popular science articles, its short
and continued stories, its "Answers to Correspondents," and
"Puzzle Problems" combine, to
form a home newspaper that at
$1.00 per year can nowhere be
excelled.
Perhaps you hsvs somsthlar to sell—a farm,
a team, farm machinery. You mar wish to
bur Bcmethtne*. The best possible war to communicate with people who wish to buy or sell
Is by Inscrtlnff a small advertisement In tbe
Spokesman-Rovlew. Ths price Is ths samo la
tbe dally and the Twlce-a-Week.
IT DOESN'T COST MUCH-
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IMPERIAL BANK OF CANADA
Capital (Authorized) 14.000,000
OipitaHPald Up) »2,923,868
Best 12.486 288
HBAD OFFICE,  TORONTO, ONTARIO.
,!      T. R Merritt, Pres.   D. K. Wiliie. Vice Prsa. and (Jen. Manager.    E. Hoy, Asst    ','.
', | » Oen. Manager.   It. loHat, Chief Inspector. ' I
CRANBROOK BRANCH
SAVINdS DEPARTMENT   Interest allowed oa deposits.
A general banking business trausactei. Drafts sold, available la  erery   • •
•     part ol Canada, United States and Enroot.    Special   attention   to  col.   ','■
lections. F. H. MARSH, Mawger.
*
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18 WORDS
24W0RDS
MUCH-
m§
K you wish to reach business men and new-
liners, use the DAILY. Farmers, stockmen,
imlkirmen  and  miners   take  the  TWICE-A-
.VEEK.
CITY MEAT MARKE1
R. W. Rogers, Prop.
FRESH AND
SALT MEATS
Poultry and Game in Season
Meat: Delivered to Any Part ot
the Town.
James Greer
CONTRACTOR
AND BUILDER
AU Work Guaiinteed.   See ns
Before Yon Build.   It Will Pay Yon
Morrissey, B. C.
Shelf and Heavy Hardware
Stoves and Cooking Utensils
Plumbing   and   Tinsmithing j
J. C. Patmore   -   Proprietor
H. A. KANOUSE
Freident
C. II. LEVERS
H.BENTLET
Bw'jr -Trees
CEDAR VALLEY IMPROVMENT CO., LIMITED   \
MANUFACTURERS OF ALL KINDS OF
Rough and Dressed Lumber, Shingles,
Lath, Dimension and Bridge Timber
Mills at Morrissey and Fernie
MORRISSEY HOTEL,
JULES HUREL, Prop.
New House, Newly Furnished and Everything
Nicely Arranged.
We Keep the Best of Liquors and Cigars
G. G. Moffatt, Notary Public, Accountant
AGENT FOR
BEALE, HUTCHISON & ELWELL
Head Office, Cranbrook, B. C.
Insurance, books kept and accounts audited. Collections
promptly attended to. The very best Nre, life aid
accident companies only.
Morrissey Office      -      •     •     Miner Building
,        .-SCSX.X'X.X.)©.®®^^
MORRISSEY, B. C.
I
The tide of values is rising in this section.
Those who regard this as a "boom", sure to be followed by a reaction, are much mistaken,
will make an effort to account for the stimulus.
Extensive development of their coal properties by the Crows Nest Pass Coal company.
Building of 500 coke ovens at Morrissey.   Building of 250 additional coke ovens at Michel.
Throwing open by government of reserved coal and oil lands on the Flathead and tributaries.
Building of the Crows Nest Southern from Morrissey to Michel. ,  •
Building ofthe Kootenay Central from Elko to Golden.
Installation of power plants at Elko.
This does not exhaust the list, but is sufficiently comprehensive.    Each year will mark an advance, and each advance will be on a larger scale than the preceeding one.
Investors who think prices are high now .will be amazed a few years hence, when they compare present rates with figures the future has in store.
THOS.   ORATTAN
AGENT, MORRISSEY, B. 0.
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