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Array The  Morrissey  Miner
Volume i
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" There's No Place Like Home "
H. L. Stephens, Prop,
Morrissey - - - - B. C.
London and
.   Liverpool Co. I]
Fernie, B. C.
Departmental Store   |
Mens Furnishings
Mens Boots and Shoes
Ladies & Childrens Boots and Shoes
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
We with you to call and inspect them and see if you are
satisfied with our selection. If you are not, then we are
not, and will continue to add to it till we have what you
want We solicit a fair share of your patronage in this line,
•nd if fair dealing and correct and reasonable prices will
bring you, we shall accommodate you.
J. A. Gillis
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Our stock is rapidly thinning out under the prassurs of ]
Greatly Reduced Prices
You can depend on every article you  buy  at  the  store
Unreliable goods will never fi id place here.    You'll find the  '
best or nothing, and value for value.    You'll find our  prices  !
down to the buy-without-question mark.
R. HIRTZ, Proprietor
A First Class Hotel in
a First Class Town
Wood and Coal For Sale
Smith Curtis Talks of East
Kootenay Lands.
Claims That Corporation Has No Rich!
to Coal and Oil Tracts In
This District.
I aa la ifcapt to |lr« careful attention to any business fn my line.   Satis-
action fMrasfoid, We make a specialty of safe transportation of all goods.
Smith Curtis, M. L A., has returned
from a trip to the coast. Mr. Curtis attended the Provincial Mining association's convention at Victoria, and Is
well satisfied with tbe results. He haa
also something interesting so sny concerning the lirst, Kootenay coal and pe"
trolenm scandal. In an Interview with
a Rossland Miner reporter, Mr. Curtis
"The convention supported unanimously a resolution urging the govern*
ment to resist the claim of the C. P. R.
to the lands in South East Kootenay
known to be rich In coal and petroleum,
and which has been under reserve since
1890, aod also to throw these lands open
to prospectors on equitable terms, re.
serving reasonable supervision over the
coal aod oil.
"Whether the government will act on
this It ls hard to say, but If it does not
it will be severely reprobated, It appears, although It was categorically denied In the house last session, that
crown grants for about half a million
acres were Issued to tbe C.P R. as part
of the land grant to tbe Columbia &
Western railway which runs from Ross-
land to Midway. The subsidy act requires that tbe lands shall be contlgu
ons to the railway, but the government
endeavored to grant lands nearly 300
riles away, so that the grant was a
fraud on the act.   How the lieutenant
gOveiUwr,      T*Ith     llilc     >U    bk-Iark.      kin,
could sign the crown grants, is a mystery to me. It seems to me his clear
duty was not only to have refused but
to have instantly dismissed ministers
who would aslc him to do so outrageous
a thing in defiance of the subsidy act,
and deed away the very richest portion
of British Columbia.
"I am sure that for the rights the C.
P. R. obtains under these crown grants
85,000,000 could be got from American
capitalists. This giving of our best assets away to the railways easily explains why the mining and other Industries have to be taxed to death and deficits yawn. Had these reserve lauds
been opened to prospectors and farmers
six years ago, royalties on coal and oil
and other taxes the efrom would give a
yearly revenue of tSOO.OOC now, and a
much larger one In future years.
"The whole transaction smacks of
corruption. The government says it
passed an order In council cancelling
the crown grants. That admits a wrong
done. Why did It ever Issue them?
Even If the cancellation ls eventually
held by the highest courts to be effect*
tlve, It ls easy to see how the C. P. R ,
which lo claiming title under these
grants, and Issuing writs against all lo
cators, mav be able to worry and weary
defendants until they abandon their
holdings or sell tbem to the company
for a song.
"When the house meets there must
be a searching inquiry, and I shall not
be surprised if grave charges are made
In this connection against the ministry.
In any case I shall take a stand In favor
of the government defending every lo-
oator against the L. P. R. and also of
Its passing an act declaring the crown
grants cancelled. In the face of such
an act the claim of the C. P. R. will be
utterly gone, as it ought to be, for the
grants were in utter violation of, and a
fraud upon the Columbia & Western
Railway Suosldy Act of 1893.
"The caocellatlon of crown grants
was not, I believe, because of a mere
mistake In issuing them, but Decause
tbe government got afraid of so plain a
caae of malfeasance- of office. The administration hit upon another way of
carrying out this nefarious swindle. It
brought In a bill to give the C. P. R a
clear steal of a million acres to which It
had no legal or other right, The laud
was to be selected in blocks of ten miles
square any wnere in Yale or Kootenay
and the lands In question could be
cinched. But the bill "as blocked by
the opposition by strenuous fighting, although it had the support of that great
patriot, Joseph Martin. The C. P. It.,
foiled here, reverts to the nrst scheme.
Any government opposition ls likely to
be mere bluff to bamboosle the people.
"More ominous to the country even
than thla huge steal, ls the worse than
apathy of the dally papers of Vancouver
and Victoria. Not one of them has the
courage to denounce this outrage and
spoliation of the public resources. The
journals that should  be the bulwarks
dumb as oysters. Why! Are tbey under the hypnotic Influence of corporation or government! A live, honest,
courageous, Independent press ls a blessing that British Colombia possesses In
spots far too few In numbers."
Items of General  Interest   From
the  Ooal  Center.
A gool filend to the miners these
days of no cash Is Joe Call, general
merchant on Morrissey creek, Ke Is
doing a rushing business, as the miners
cannot get credit at the company store.
We wish Joe all success, but he should
use discretloo, or be may live to curse
the strike at Morrissey mines.
And yet another this trip. It ls J. K.
Millar who ls the happy father of a
bouncing girl born ou the 17th, St. Patrick's day. Sure It ls an Irish lass.
Who nexiT
Charles Spence returned from his trip
11 the Edmonton country on Monday.
He reports the Territories cold, bnt If
every way prosperous, and says there
Is a large rush of settlers Into the Peace
river districts from Edmonton.
Pay day Friday, and uot a very large
one either.
A union meeting was held on Sunday
at the mlues to discuss the strike situation. Messrs. Phil Christopher and
Ballosky were up from Fernie to attend.
Quite a number of our young folks
took In the dance on St. Patrick's night
at the Australian hotel. OtLers went
to Elko to the dance given at Qeorge
Hoggarth's hotel.
J. Gauley and family arrived here on
Tuesday from Spokane. They intend to
open np and run a first class boarding
house in the mine town.
W. H. Harris, late of the mine town,
is opening up in the hotel buslnesr in
Hayden, the town where the new cutoff
will join the Morrissey-Jennlngs branch,
Morrissey is a well favored spot. We
are pleased to record yet another birth
this week. It is a daughter to Mr. and
Mrs. A. Longstaff on Monday the 16th.
Both mother and child are doing well.
The Fernie Snowsboe club visited the
mine on Sunday. AfLer an inspection
of the works and refreshments at Trilby
cottage, they returned to Fernie on the
pvenine train.
Mrs. W. R Pollock and daughter were
guests of Mrs. W. H. Wilson several
days this week.
Trains Onoe More.
The Great Northern train from the
south arrived In Morrissey Monday, it
being the first trip for seven days.
The delay was caused by three snow
slides which blocked the track between
this place and E.ko. -The slides were
of considerable extent, but a bunch of
30 or 40 Japs who were imported from
the States for the occasion, got the
tracu: cleared Monday morning, and until the next soft spell sets in, no more
trouble ls expected.
The Crow was cleared last Friday,
and trains are running as regular as usual. 	
New Line to Spokane.
Ex-Senator George Turner, who la
associated with D. C. Corbin in the
building of the proposed railroad from
Spokane, to connect with the Crow at
Yahk, has the following to say of the
new line:
"All the finances for the road have
been arranged, and no stock will be of-
fered locally. It ls generally surmised
that the Canadian Pacific Is behind the
company, but I am not prepared te
make any statement as regards that.
We have had a reconnaissance of the
route made by two engineering parties.
It strikes northeast from Spokane to
the Kootenay river and follows the
Moyle river from the point where it
empties Into the Kootenay to the Canadian line. Tbe construction of the 148
miles will take about 18 months."
The building of this line will be a
big benefit to South East Kootenay, and
will give Morrissey two direct lines to
Wardner Still On Deok.
J. F. Wardner of St. Paul, and A. A.
McPhail of Rossland, left last evening
for Fire Valley, on their way In to the
Cherry Oreek Mining company's property 30 miles west of Arrow lake. This
company, In which a number of Nelson
people are financially interested, last
summer secnred a large group ot claims
In the vicinity mentioned, which development proved to contain several leads
uf nigh grade free milling gold ore. A
small force of men has been kept at
work all winter, but with the opening
up of spring a number of additional
miners will be added, and development
on a large scale poshed forward.—Nelson News.
and   protectors   of   public rights,   are
After Horses.
R M Fulierton, who Is associated
with Dm Hayes in the sawmill business
at Ukkmouih, was In town Monday looking for horses for use in getting in their
big cut of logs. A number of Improvements have been added to the mill this
winter, and everything will soon be In
shape to start the machinery fof the
season's big cut.
Denies   Statements   Againt
the W. F. M.
No Improvement In C. P. R. Strike Situ*
atlon  and Each Side Claim
Points Won.
Dunsmulr Withdraws OhargoB.
Vancouver, March 18 — Ex-Premier
Dunsmulr this morning Issued a formal
denial of the Associated Press report
quoting him as authority for the statement that the present series of strikes
In this province was Inspired by the
American Copper trust, working through
the Western Federation of Miners. He
goes further and says he does not believe such ls the fail.
Robert Jaffray of Toronto, former
managing director of the Crows Nest
Pass Coal company, similarly credited
by the Spokane Press, reached home
this evening. He ls said by a friend
and traveling companion to discredit
the alleged Interviews.
Dunsmulr denies that there ls any
probability of the Union mines being
closed through having supplied the C.
P. R. with coal, but nevertheless shows
anxiety to arbitrate the differences
with his miners. He thicks all Important industrial disputes In the province
sbould be referred to a single and final
arbitrator, removed alike from the political and business world. He propos
es Chief Justice Hunter, and comments
that It would be Injudicious to accept
Premier Prior or any other politician
for a settlement of the C. P. R. troubles
as justice would naturally be subordinated to political gam.
Bush Work Oa Cutoff.
Kallspell, Mont., March 17.—Hurried
preparations are being made by tbe
railroad contractors and all others concerned to get all supplies and grading
outfits upon the right of way of the
new railroad line north, so that all
supplies will have been placed in a convenient location before the bad weather
arrives. To this end all available
teams and wagons are being pressed
Into service and the stuff is being carted to the scene of future operations as
rapidly as possible, A whole tralnload
of grading outfits and supplies have
been received In Kallspell, and all the
contractors are getting their stuff to
the front rapidly. The Kallspell Sour
mill has sold to the contractors over
one million pounds of oats and twelve
carloads of flour. There are over fifty
cars of hay here awanlng transportation to the right of way, and all matters
are being placed In readiness for a continuous summer's work when operations
are once begun. Engineer Lupfer has
moved his office from Great Falls to
Kallspell, and soon his -family will join
him, as he expects to make this home
at least two years.
O. P. R. Strike Situation.
Vancouver, March 18.—There ls little
change in the strike situation. The
company officials say that work Is progressing virtually unhampered, and
that Canadian Pacific steamers have
obtained nonunion crews, which will be
retained permanently, Tbe strikers
claim that the company's warehouses
are in an inextricable tangle and tbat
the situation is dally becoming more aggravated.
Tbe union teamsters have incorporated as a joint stock company and cater
for general drayage.
TheU. B. R. E. disclaims responsibility on behalf of President Estcs for the
going out of steamers'crews on Monday
Victoria, March 18.—President Kites
of the U. B R. E, was summoned by
the city police tonight to appear tn the
police court tomorrow to answer to the
charge of conspiracy to delay his majesty's malls. This action ls taken as a
result of the strike on the C. P. N. company's steamers, which was declared on
Monday In sympathy with the strike
along the 0. P. R.
The strike leader has retained counsel and will flght the case. The C. P.
N. company has been able to fill all Its
steamers with nonunion crews, and all
are running. Efforts are being made
tonight to have tbe longshoremen go
out on strike in sympathy with the U.
B. R. E.
Morrissey Mathodlst Church.
C. F. Connor, pastor; preaching service, 11 a.m.; Sabbath school (at the
mines) 3 p.m.; preaching service (at
tbe mines) 7:30 p.m. All welcome,
seats free,
A perusal of the last few issues of
The Morrissey Miner shows tbat a condition of political unrest and Indecision
obtains In tbat burg, If Tbe Miner Is
any Judication of the pulse of the people. A change in the political possibilities is announced with each succeeding
Issue, and we wonder whose turn It ls
next. Brother Simpson has temporarily overlooked a few of o«, bnt we are
satisfied we will all be there If ao election ls not sprung too soon.—Fernie
Free Press.
A perusal of the last f—.v Issues of the
Fernie Free I'ress would never give
one an Idea that there was any probability cf a campaign In this district.
The Miner has been giving publicity to
the various rumors of a political nature
floating about the district, and not being owned or controlled by any cll.jie
01 faction, it Is at liberty to comment
as it sees flt. Tne editor of the Free
Press may consider that he would make
good legislative timber, but as no one
else lo the district has seen flt to look
upon blm in that light, The Miner, as a
newspaper, did not feel called upon to
bring him to the front, but prefers to
leave the booming of tbe Free Press
editor to the Free Press.
Fernie wants a representative to represent Fernie. Morrissey wants a representative to repretent this district.
Morrissey needs a lockup, and needs
It badly, and tbe fact that the government expects a constable to take care
of prisoners without one, is a shame
and a disgrace. The authorities mleht
at least send a chain and Iron ba"d, so
that a prisoner could be fastened to a
cedar tree for safe keeping.
Will the government meet next month,
and if so, what will It do I These questions are Important ones to all parts of
the district. The Prior government bas
not a newspaper supporter in the province except the pap snekers, and its
other supporters may have material
reasons fer their affiliations. What
British Columbia needs is a political
clean ont, a bargain sale as It ware.
Give the people a chance.
Will continued strikes and lockouts
result In a government ownership party ? The corporations seem to have
the l»rln inst now.
Canada needs a railway commission
—that ls a leal commission, not one
made up of 1 all way tools.
Mr. Galllher, the member for this
district, has a great chance to distinguish himself during the present session
of parliament. It might be well for
him to let the  people  realize that he ls
in his seat.
There are a few readers of The Mln.r
who have done nothing but kick since
the paper has started, and never paid a
cent. Hell ls full of such cattle, aud
they are standing In the hottest places.
The Cranbrook Herald passed the
fifth milestone in its existence this
week. The Herald waa started when
Cranbrook consisted of Col. Baker's old
homestead on the beautiful bit of prairie
which composed his ranch, six months
before the Crow reached the place.
A prosperous and well built town grew
up with the advent of the railroad, and
the Herald has kept pace with that
growth, hammering away with untiring
energy on the advantages of the town
as a business and residential center,
till today, though only five years old,
Cranbrook li the leading town In the
district, and the Hearld occupies a
similar position among the newspapers.
It ls to such papers as the Herald that
much of the credit In the upbuilding of
any new country or town ls due, and
Old Man Simpson will meet his reward
in heaven. He can't expect It muh
short of there.
The Fort Steele Prospector says "ping
pong ls a relic of the past" In that
town. So ls stewing criminals in boiled oil and molten lead.
W B. W.lcox, editor of the Phoenix
Pioneer, was a passenger on tbe east
bound train Thursday, on his way to
Fernie. During the train's short stop
In Morrissey we had the pleasure of
meeting the gentleman who ls publishing the most wideawake paper In the
Boundary country, but from Friend
Wilcox's personal appearance we would
take him to be an English preacher
rather than the editor of a weekly
Ooke Shortage.
Only one lead stack is running at the
Trail smelter, all the other furnaces be-
Ing closed down owing to the doke
shortage. A big reserve of Rossland
ores has been accumulated and this will
enable the plant to operate Its entire
battery of copper furnaces, particularly as shipments from the Rossland
mines will shortly be substantially Increased by the addition of a considerable tonnage of second class ore from the
War Eagle avid Center Star mice-i not
now be1*:,, forwarded.—Nelson News.
E. Cs Smith's Opinion of tht^
Coal Strike.
Our Present   Member Expresses Himself
On Ihe Political Situation In
British Columbia.
E   C.  Smith,  M. P. P., was In town
TLur-tUtly mveliog  old frlTjd, and niak
log new ones.    He came in frcm Kcrnie
and during his stay In  town   made  The
Miner office a pleasant call.
When asked as lo the progress of tbe
strike commission Mr Smith said tbat
so far as he anew very little bad been
accomplished toward an amicable adjustment of the d n>reoces existing b< -
tweenthemen and the operators, and
the cutlock for a speedy settlement Was
none too bright. While he deplored
the general stagnation in business as a
result of the strike, not only In this district bnt the province at large, he nevertheless believed the men had good
grounds for going out, and expressed
as his opinion that they wou'd not concede any of the demands they are making upon the Coal company.
In answer to the question as to the
political outlook, and as to whether or
not he would be a candidate for reelection In the event of an election this
summer, Mr. Smith said: "What the
legislature will do when th« house
meets ls beyend anyone's power to say.
There Is sure to be troublesome tlmesi
and It ls a question as to wblch side
will have a majority. An election this
summer ls not beyond the bonnds of
possibility, and In such an eve'.it it will
depend upon circumstances whether or
not I shall be a candidate.    If an e'e>
tlOU    WaS    UCIU    iui,     ,.k.k_Q    i    nvuld   »•«
care to run. bnt conditions may cnange
within the next short while, in which
case I would come out as a candidate.
During my two years in office I think
I can truthfully aay that I have served
my constituents faithfully and to the
best of my ability. I may be censured
for not obtaining more appropriations'
for public Improvements, but the fact
must be taken into consideration that
In fulfilling the wishes of my supporters
my place was with the opposition, and
an oppositionist bad very little coming
from the government of the past two
years. But, on the other hand, some
credit must be due the opposition for
defeating several bills which would
have wrought no little mischief to Un
already long suffering public, but what
one does accomplish is often overshadowed by what one is unable to accomplish, and as I have already said, the
oppositionist's position has been a most
unenviable one In the semblance of a
government that has ruled this provin.c
since the last election. I expect the
house «yitl meet next month, as no notice has been given to the contrary,
and I shall return to Victoria prepared
to take np the flgbt of the people
against the greed of certain corporations whose one object seems to be to
absorb everything worth having "
Mr. Smith returned to Fernie Thursday evening to participate In the ban-'
quet tendered the visiting delegates of
tbe associated boards of trade.
St Patrick s Danoe.
St. Patricks day passed very quietly
In Morrissey. There were no parades;
public meeting or big dinners, or nd
unusually heavy run on Irish whiskey.
Owing to a shortage In the green ribbon
market there was almost a total absence of the much loved color, while
the strenuous winter just closing hit
seriously retarded the shamrock crop.
A dance was given In the evenlug bill. L Stephens at the Australian hotel,-
to which the entire town turned out,-
while a number came down from the
mine. Music was furnish by local talr
ent, and the dance proved to be tbe
most enjoyable one yet held In Morrissey, judging from the way the participants went after It, as it was nearly
5 o'clock In the morning When the last
of the dancers left for their homes.
Among those from the mine were
Messrs. Simmons, Burrldge, Richardson,
Morrison. McDougal, Huber and Tranter.
Another dance will be given next
Tuesday night In tne Australian ar.d tne
usual good time h) promised.
Sawmill Closed Down
The Cedar Valley Improvement con?-
pan)'a mill has been closed down tne1
past  week   owing to a  break   in   it>r»
I •-'  1 AA.
Read today's news today, and read *t
in the Daily News, Nelson's llvo. tUifi
licit Gillis sells It.
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Deacon Hardy had no more thought
of keeping u pot purrot than of installing u pig in the parlor, but be wasn't
proof against circumstance. Ills sister
out lu Ohio "went and got oil her dying bed," as lie explained it. und ho
wus sent for to bid her a last farewell.
There was only one thing ou her mind,
and she proceeded to state it. She had
owned a parrot for many years, and
she wanled to be assured of its future
before she closed her eyes. The cut,
which would also he left behind, eould
get along some way, nor did she care
what became of her quilt trainee and
tli irons, but that parrot must find u
home with a Christian family.
The brother clieerfully offered bis
refuge und promised to bring Polly up
In the way she should go. When the
funeral was over, he started for hie
home iu the east with the big tin cage
lu tow. The parrot had been silent fur a
week, and the deacon's heart had warmed toward her. lie figured It out tbat
she realised the situation and was doing
n proper amount of mourning. The
deaeon'a wife welcomed Polly as n relie
of the dear departed aud was soiieitous
that she should (eel perfectly at borne,
when something happened. Tlie bird
suddenly found her tongue nnd cried
•What in blank ails this blank crowd
The   deacon   n-nn   lineln/r   nnlntoea   in
his back yard, and when Aunt Mary
staggered out to him and told hlin the
awful news he couldn't believe his
"You nre a little deaf in your right
ear, you know," he finally replied, "and
must have got things mixed up. 1
know that my dear sister Ellen never
taught that bird anything but words j
out of the good book. Let us go In and
They entered the kitchen, where Polly was roosting on the hack of n chair.
As they stood before her she cocked
her head nnd saluted them with:
"Now I lay me down to sleep."
"Didn't 1 tell you so?" suld the deacon as his troubled look was replaced
by n smile of relief.
"I thought It was swearing, but 1
must have been mistaken." reluctantly
admitted Aunt -Mary.   "Well. I'm glad
"It's reg'lar swearin'!" added Aunt
"He's o-cussln' of us!" groaned Ab-
"It seems so, it seems so, but how
cau it be':" replied Deacon Hardy. "My
dear deceased sister had lire bringing
up of this bird arid"—
"Little children, love one another!"
Interrupted Polly.
"There—you hear that? That isn't
fwetrfng. Sister Klleu wouldn't have
had no swearing parrot around her.
She labored with this bird day In and
day out to"—
"Oh, you go to blank!" said Polly.
The minister and Aunt Sally walked
away together shaking their heads,
and Absalom went after his pig with
grief In his heart. Deacon Hardy and
wife looked nt each other for a long
minute, and then he said:
"It must be profanity."
"Yes, It must be," admitted Aunt
"Then I must wring his neck and
bury him in the back garden. Poor
sister Klleu! Ahum! Bhe must hnve
meant the cat instead of the parrot!"
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A flight of birds changed ihe history
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 (lomera,
one of tlie Canary Islands, he became
uneasy nt not discovering Zipnngu,
which, according to his reckoning,
should have been 210 nautical miles
more to the east. After a long discussion he yielded to the opinion of Mar-
till Aloiizo Pinion, the commander of
(he Pinta, and steered to the southwest, rinzon waB guided iu his opinion by n flight of parrots toward the
southwest The effect of this change
In his course curiously exemplilles the
Influence of apparently trivial events
lu the world's nfTnirs. Had Columbus
kept his original route he would hnve
entered the gulf stream, reached Ihe
coast of Florida and then probnbly
been carried to Cape HatternB und Virginia. Tlie result would probably have
been to give the present United States
a Roman Catholic Spanish population
instead of a Protestant English one, a
circumstance of Immeasurable importance. "Never," wrote Humboldt, "had
the flight of birds more important
consequences," It may be said to have
determined the lirst settlements on the
new continent aud ils distribution be-
tweeu the Latin and Germanic races.—
A Vermout subscriber asks tbe opinion of the editors of Hoard's Dairyman
as to whether dehorning the bull injures his prepotency. His own opinion
Is that it does, but many of his neighbors do not agree with him.
It is perhaps suflicient for the editors
to say that they do not dehorn the
bulls on their farms. They omit to do
so perhaps out of superabundant caution, if dehorning accomplishes what
its advocates claim for it. modifying to
a greater or less extent the aggressive
nature of the animal; If it lessens his
coulidence in his own masterfulness, If
It breaks bis spirit, we would say It
follows almost of necessity Ihat It will
to a greater or less degree diminish his
Wc also hnve very considerable doubt
whether the removing of bonis mini-
mlzeB In uny considerable degree the
danger incident to handling the animal, more especially If It tends to beget a greater degree of carelessness on
the part of the 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.
Tills splendid  Jersey  bull  Is owned
by  P.  A.   Pngh  &  Son  of  Hancock
county, W.  Yu.   He was shown this
Reverence is a quality sadly lacking in the youth of to-day. Thee is
prevailing au exaggerated idea of
the "I'm ita guod as anybody,
b'gosh" sentiment. So you are "as
good as anybody," son, if you
mal.e yourself s .. But, boing aa
good as any Un.:., yuu will not need
to thrust thut iui'orination on any
one. Nor will you need lo desp,se
others. If you are really worthy of
respect, you will not have to make
an ellort to exact respect. And it
ls a mistake to imagine thai t'cut-
ing others with luck of lespect elevates yourself. Uaspett will be paid
to real worth by those whose opinions are worth the while, if your
goodness does uot meet appreciation
by people of worthy characu"., there
is sourelhing the matter with your
goodness. It would be well to make
a personal Inquiry and locuto the
Tli« habit of treating saured sub-
jects with levity ls rt bad one. It
kills reverence in oar I.earls ami thus
lowers our standards of goodness.
We need  to nourish high     ideals    of
ri^ht, of goodness,   of holiness,   or
our own (barret.-is are degraded.
When reverence goes not, gnvd, selfishness and Inhumanity come in. Bolides the wrong done to our own
nntures when we fail to reeff'ence
ihinga held sacred, we do a griev-
ious wrong to others. It is evil
enough to iower our own standard
of light, but when WO cloud the
icnse of puilty, rf sacredness, in
others It is doubly wrong. If we
fail in ourselves to keep some ideal
holy for our aspirations, let is not
drag the ideal of others in the dust
under our feet.
e    rupee.    bt.'l    They
Artist  Turner.
a swearing parrot around.
Three days later, ns Polly sat ou n
perch near tlie gate, Mrs. Simpklns
came along on her way to the store
and stopped to look ut her. She had
scarcely come to a halt when she wus
saluted with:
"Who In blank are you!"
It was a stunning blow, nnd 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, and
Iku.uik Il.k.a,,   m..j mim  ..irk. tuaiiiu out
to the gate to see what was the mailer. When she repeated Polly's language, or as much of It as she dared,
the deacon smiled and replied:
"It'B another mistake. You never
heard n parrot talk before, and you
got ills words twisted up. My dear
deceased sister told me over aud over
again that he was a religious bird and
that he never said anything but"—
"Honor thy father aud thy mother,"
Interrupted Polly.
"Didn't I suy so!" exclaimed the
deacon as he rubbed his hands together.
"Amen! Amen! Amen!" screamed
the bird.
Mrs. Simpklns had to give it up,
though as she continued on her way
she couldn't help but wonder -whether
she was growing deaf or absentmiud-
Polly had no more surprises that
day, but on the next, as the staid and
dignified village Justice of the peace
was passing along on the opposite side
of the street, a voice cried out to him:
"Hello, you old villain! What in
blauk ails you?"
The Justice paused and looked
around. He was alone on the Btreet.
The words could have been addressed
to no one else. He crossed over the
road and saw Polly on her perch.
Just then Deacon Hardy came around
the corner of the house with a hoe in
his hand.
"There's such a thing as contempt
of court!" solemnly observed tho Justice.
"What's the matter?" asked the deacon.
"Your parrot has called me names
and used profane language."
"But she couldn't have. She knows
nothing but good words. My denr deceased sister spent nearly all her time
for five years in teaching this poor
bird to"—
"Brethren and sisters, let us all Join
in the singing," solemnly announced
"Any profane language about that?"
asked the deacon over the fence.
"If It wasn't her, It was some boy
hidden around here," replied the Justice. "I guess It was a boy, and I'm
sorry I laid It to the parrot. I never
thought much of parrots, but I ain't
saying that a religious parrot ain't all
Polly realized that she  bad bad a
narrow escape, aud for the next three
days Bhe chattered of nothing worse
than Moses In the bulrushes and Daniel in the lions' den.   She was establishing her reputation on a foundation
of  rock  when   Uncle  Absalom   Flint
came along driving a pig.   He was
closely followed by Aunt Sally Warner
and the minister of her church.  Just
opposite Deacon Hardy's gale tne pig
tried to bolt, nnd It took the united
efforts of Absalom, the minister and
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 bog held
their breath.
"Chuck him out!   He's a blank loafer!"
The hog passed on, and the five humans gathered closer together.
"It's profanity!" solemnly whispered
the minister.
ige in Savoy, nnd when the time came
for his return to Tarls he went to say
farewell to the owner of the cottage,
a prosperous farmer's wife.
"I hope you will write your name In
my album before you go," she said.
"With pleasure," he replied, and,
taking a pen, he wrote his name in the
"Thanks," she said, "but won't you
please tell me your profession, so that
i ean write It after your name?"
"Oh, put down 'landowner,'" he an-
"Rut that Isn't a profoeslon," she
"Well, then, put down 'academician,' " waa his answer.
These words seemed to puzzle her,
and therefore he asked with a smile,
"Don't you know what an academician
"No, not quite," she answered, "but
it's such a lung word that the profession must be u splendid one."
Hot  According to Shakespeare.
A negro amateur dramatic society
was attempting to give a performance
of "Othello." In the scene where Othello demands n handkerchief from Des-
demona there was a startling interruption from one of the audience. When
Ihe time came for the scene, the negro
who was playing the part of Othello
bawled out, "Desdemonle, gib me dot
No reply.
"Desdemonle, I say gib me dat ban*-
Sill! silence.
"Desdemonle, fob de third time, gib
rue dat han'kerchlf!"
But she wouldn't do it.
Thereupon nn old negro among the
spectators, tired of the apparent slowness, spoke up and said, "Ah, wipe yo'
nose on yo' cote sleeve, tiiggah, an' let
de show go on!"—New York Tribune.
Phenomena Allied to Lightning.
Subterranean thunders have occasion-
ally been heard preparatory to an aerial
eruption. The sea lias cast up volumes
of water, as if volcanoes were exploding below. The ground hns burst open,
and floods of water have gushed forth
from the sides of hills or from fissures
In the roekB. Taking another class of
effects, cures have been performed by
lightning—gouty men hnve been enabled to walk freely, epileptic persons
have been healed, amaurosis bns been
removed and rheumatism dispelled by a
(lash. But one dare not look too closely
Into the subject of medical electricity
nor venture to recommend any one to
tempt lightning In the hope of experiencing its curative effects.—Chambers' Journn I.	
African  Dniiillea.
Parrots are eaten by Africans, and
smoked bats ure considered a great
Still Another Reminder.
Lives of poets all remind ua
As we Journey on our way
If we want to we may grind us
Something like this every day.
A Pioneer In Candy.
season at three state fuirs and two trl-
state fairs nud two couuly fairs. He
received lirst premium six times and
second once. He was shown seven
times at thu head of the exhibitor's
herd and won six straight firsts. He
was also shown seven times with four
of his get and was awarded six firsts.
His sire was Heart's King and his
dam Tormentor Stoke Pogis. This animal, while registered as King Downey
30334, Is better known us l'ugh's King.
Ho ls a splendid animal and appeared
to advantage lu the ring.—American
Inventing In Dairy Cattle.
At a recent sale of Jerseys iu Ohio
forty-live head, including six bull
calves from six to ten mouths old, sold
at au average of $4."). As these calves
averaged $40, the average of the thirty-
six females was n little below $J0.
But as some old cows were included
In this It might be fairer to look at It
lu another way. The eleven top females
sold brought only $50 to $75 and averaged $05.   One was taken by the Ohio
Btnic uuI.eiML.v UL tue lop tlgure.    We
do not mention this sale to cast any
reflections on the Jersey breed, but to
call the attention of those who need
dairy cattle to nn important fact—
namely, that now IS a good time to
break Into the business. The sale recorded above Is not exceptional. Plenty of Jerseys are soiling nt public sale
around $40 to $00 for yearling and
two-year-old heifers nnd cows, well
bred or good producers. These are
but l'ttlo above Btoekyards prices for
good dairy cows, and such figures must
drive some breeders out of business.
The time is coming when good dairy
cattle will be wanted and at better
prices than they now command. They
will pay their way In the hands of a
dairyman until that time—and nobody
else has any business to own them.
Why Is It not a good time to Invest
when it can be done at so little extra
expense?—National Stockman.
Hockey,   gitalin?   hii«I    Ice   Yachting-   In
nigh favor Ju»t Now.
Ice sportsmen arc now In the full
flush of the winter's fun. Kvery where
In the rinks and on the lakes and
rivers hockey matches und skating
races aro events of daily und nightly
Two men now hold the bul'< of
American amateur championship
skating honors. They aro Peter
Sinnlrud, the ".'Terrible Swede" of
the Verona Skating club of Mont-
rlair, N.J., and N. Wood of the same
organization. Both these men. ol
course, have their S|>eiial iiiolunces at
which they particularly o.\ei!i, but uei-
the ■ is so pronouncedly HUpei'ior to
the other in his licld thnt he ran lay
just claim to national siipreni,u-y.
Sinnirud holds the half, live and
ten mile titles, while Wood holds the
titles for the quarter nnd ■„„. mil.
events. Sinnirud i* soorr to turn
''|ro.," having mlcivd tlie professional championsltii s h> be held in
Montreal Feb. 7.
Ther   Were   Me
Subdued   ll.
Turner, the great landscape painter,
was a curious mixture of parsimot.y
and generosity, determined money
grubbing aud uureckouiug devotion lo
his art. He would drive a hard bur-
gain one day aud the next refuse to
sell at any price. Intending purchasers were sometimes excluded from his
gallery, and the refusal of admission
was communicated in anything but a
polite manner.
Mr. Gillott tbe wealthy pen manufacturer of Birmingham, once proved
himself equal to the task of storming
the castle lu the teeth of the gruff urt-
lst and his doorkeeper and achieving a
bargain. A book on Turner gives the
Mr. Gillott was met at the door of
Turner's house by an old woman, who
opened the door und usked the gentleman's business.
"Can't let 'e In!" she snapped out.
when be told her, and tried to shim the
But Mr. Gillott hud put his foot Inside the door and without waiting fur
permission pushed past the enraged
Jnnitrcss and hurried upstairs to the
gallery. Turner met him like a spider
whose web has been invaded. The intruder introduced himself and said
that he hud come to buy.
"Dou't want to sell!" wus tbe au-
"Have you seen our Birmingham pictures, Mr. Turner?" Inquired the visitor, as calmly as If he had been received
ns a gentleman should be.
"Never heard of 'em," sold Turner.
Mr. Gillott took from his pocket some
Blrminghum bank notes.
"Mere paper," remarked Turner, who
evidently enjoyed the Joke.
"To be bartered for mere canvas,"
said the visitor, waving his band to Indicate lire paintings on the wall. His
tone—perhaps ulso the sight of the
"mere paper"—conquered Turner, and
when the visitor departed he had bargained for several valuable pictures.
K-eliniiik*   Dairy   Exports.
Official figureo show quite a decline
In our cxportB of dairy products. It
may at first seem deplorable Ihat tl
great export trade In these products
cannot be maintained, but eloper study
will leave Bmall reason for regret. A
big export trade in butter and cheese
Is based on low prices and cannot exist
otherwise. When prices here are good,
they are ton high for foreigners, and
they cease to buy largely. All efforts
to stimulate the export trade have
boon futile in the face of this fundamental fact nnd always will be. Inferior products have done much to Injure our trade in dairy products
abroad, but that is the only quality
thnt could be secured cheap enough to
suit the foreigner. Fraudulent products are no longer a drawback, and If
our export trade does not Increase It Is
for tlie good reason of dollars and
cents In favor of the home market.—
National Stockman.
Oleo Men Cornered.
Tlio oleomargarine people seem to be
between the devil mid the deep blue
Ben. They have been doing some mixing of their product with genuine butter for the better class of trade. This
Is of course expensive to tbctn. but it
seems to be the only way they enu
avoid the law regarding coloring matter—to get It from butter. But even
right here the question comes In for
tlie revenue ofllcers to consider—nnd
they are considering it—whether tills
is net an evasion of the spirit if not (ho
letter of the law. If such trade should
grow Into any proportions, it Is claimed
that tlie revenue people will decide
thnt oleo mixed wilh butter, while It
may not be adulterated or colored oleo,
is adulterated batter. And here you
ure. They catch them going and coui-
iua\—Tennessee Farmer.
Picking lip Plus.
The most sensible and practical
people in the world will often t-rl-.e
particular pulns to skim off a patch
of bubbles thut has risen to the top
of their tea because some one in
j. st has said it is a "sure sign of
It always requires a distinct effort for me to pass a pin that 1 see
lying on the sidewalk, because ol
that absurdly bud rhyme, whi It of
course 1 consider nonsense:
See n pin aud pick It up,
All the duy you'll have good luck.
Soii'X'times these omens do not go
woll together and even contradict
each other. For instai.ee; one will
tell you that Uio only iucky way to
find a pin is with Iho head toward
you, and just as you huvo the habit
of going around looking for pins
with their heads toward you another
man Will suy: "It is very unlucky
to pick up a pin with the head toward you. The only right way is to
have the point toward you, for then
tho luck will be 'sharp.' "
Kngllftn MeilnlH lor Iiiktluil'k-
During the American war of independence it wus considered politic for
England to be on terms of friondchlp
with the North American lirdiur.r..
Largo and handsome mod,ils were
therefore struck fire presentation to
the chiefs or great men of the
tribes who had tendered good service to George 1.11. On tho obveise
side this medal shows a bust of the
King in armor and with laurel
wreath. The reverie side represents
an American Indian and a while man
sitting together under u Ir. e, the
Indian in tho act of presenting his
pipe lo his companion in token of
peace and friendship.
In the background ore Indian wigwams, and above is tie legend,
"Happy Whi'e United." Tho loop
for suspension is significant loing
an eagle's wing and the Milium t of
pence placed crosswise.—Chambc.s'
An    Experience    With    nn    Absent-
minded Enirtlsh Artist.
Wills invited me to dinner one afternoon when I met him lu the Strand. 1
accepted, reminding him that as be
was abseiitmlnded he had better make
u note of the evening. As he hud no
paper in iris pocket he wrote the date
on his shirt cuff. When the appointed
evening arrived I went to his studio.
The door wns opened by Wills, and I
could see that he had forgotten ull
about the appointment. "Ah, old fellow," he exclaimed, "do not be too
hard on me. The cuff went to the
wash, and the date with It. But there
is a fowl In the pot boiling here." continued Mr. Wills. "Just come lu and
wait u few minutes."
I had my misgivings, but walked Inside and sat down upon the only chair
not crowded with paint, brashes and
pulettes. After waiting for about
twenty minutes, feeling deueedly hungry, I groaned.   This had the effect of
,<-»i!uUIOK    Wills     that   I   -n-ns   inesellt.
He exclaimed in a dreamy voice. "The
fowl must be boiled by this time," and
coming forward he lifted the lid of the
pot and peered Inside, "it ls very
odd," lie remarked, "but I cannot see
the fowl. Extraordinary! No one has
been here, so tits bird cannot have
been stolen."
Well, the long nnd short of It Is thnt
a week or two later I called again at
the studio, noticed a peculiar odor and
discovered the old fowl wrapped up lu
a piece of brown paper. "Ah!" snid
Wills, "now I know how It nil happened. When the fowl was brought in
there came n smart visitor—Lady G.—
about sittings for her portrait. I must
have thrown the fowl behind a canvas
and forgotten nit about It. But now,
old fellow, do shut up!"—London Mail.
"Oh, Henry, did youse ever love?"
"I did onet, un' it cost me nearly 35
cents."—New York Journal.
Good Enough  ns  It  Is.
"Doctor, If a pale young man named
Jinks calls on you for a prescription
don't let him have it."
"Why not?"
"He wants something to Improve his
appetite, and he boards at my house."
Nature'* Jastleeln nodi Tilings,
Every animal is said to have its
own kind of flea, aourctiincs several
different kinds. Many thousand spc I
mens of these floos have boon gathered in the unique museum of Charles
Kothschild, kept hy Dr. Jordan at
Tring Park, the giant of this Strange
collection being a mole lieu a fiftrj
of an inch long.
Unlike Kama,
First Hog—lie's such a good na-
tured hog.
Second Hog—Is he?
First Hog—Why, yes Tie's wi'lirv.
to let anybody else have anything he
does not want.
Tile Paraee.
The Tarsee, untrauimcled by his surroundings, is seen lu Bombay In all his
wealth of height and dress. The men
are, without exception, tall, finely
formed and stately and possess a robustness and beauty quite at contrast
wllh their Hindoo neighbors.
Their street costume Is a peculiar
long wbjte cotton gown, wide trousers
of the same material and color and a
tall miter shaped hat They have a
general reputation for sobriety, frugality and sagacity, nnd they seem to
thoroughly understand the accumulation of fortunes, in this respect resembling the Hebrews. The wealthiest
residents of Bombay are Pursees.
Where Cobrns Arc Held to De Sacred.
Tlie Hindoos on account of their superstition are very loath to destroy a
cobra. It appears prominently in their
mythology, and it Is venerated botii as
a symbol of a malicious and destructive power and also a beneficent one.
According to Mr. A. K. Forbes, cobras
are looked upon as guardian angels,
and there is a Bengalose tradition that
a mule infant auspiciously shaded by a
cobra will come to the throne.
Hard Work.
Mrs. A.—I'm surprised that your
husband earns so little if he works as
hard us you say.   What does lie do?
Mrs. B.—The last thing he did wns
to calculate how many times n clock
licked iu the course of 1,000 years.
II 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 simultaueou8ly It's taking an unfair advantage.
Still Useful.
"Yes, poor old Rport, when he had
money he had n good time, but he went
"Then starved?"
"I should say not He secured a
splendid position in a swell boarding
"Whnt doing?"
"Just has to sit around In the boarding house parlor posing as the star
boarder, meanwhile complnlnlng loudly
before prospective boarders about the
bud case of gout contracted there."
Easy to Meet.
"Have you any tr •'•'»'c in meeting
your creditors, old chap.-'
"No difficulty whatever. I meet 'eta
everywhere, old boy."
IVonooiu initial.
Judge—Whnt ls your nge, madam?
Witness-I'm at least five years
younger than the neighbors think me.
—Philadelphia Press.
It   la  a Science   Thai   la   Not   I nrtcr-
atood br All Wbo tnderlake 11.
The checseinaker should be more acquainted with the scientific reasons of
curing than muuy profess today, and
there is room for improvement In this
line which is pretty well recognized by
the dairy schools and experiment stations. The growth nnd development of
the bacteria which cure the cheese
are something that can be understood
so well that it is possible to control the
whole process. The man who makes
cheese for the market should know
how long to hold the cheese to give It a
certain flavor and when the curing
should cease. It is impossible for any
farmer or factory to produce uniform
grades of cheese otherwise. Ou some
farms tire cheese produced varies bo
much that it would be impossible to
suy that the different grades were
made by the same man. This ia not
due so much to the difference iu the
cows nud milk as lu the process or
making and curing. Some cheese
should he cured much faster than others, and again the reverse is the case:
I i.l' - s one understands the reasons for
this it is Impossible to produce like results. Every checseinaker bus found
that In spite of his best efforts the
cheese of one day's work Is stiff and
dry and that of the next day too moisl.
In such a cuse different treatment Is
demanded. The moist cheese will cure
much faster than the stiff uud dry
cheese, und If the two are bundled
alike uniform quulity cannot be expected.
In the curing there are four factors
or conditions that must be considered
and brought uuder control. These arc
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 the most important
and intractable of these factors, and It
ls something that requires persistent
study. A proper temperature in the
curing room will often produce good
cheese even when other conditions are
against the work. The temperature
sbould at tlrst be kept between 05 nnd
70 degrees and lowered then gradually
to (10 degrees. In the spring of the year
tlie temperature should be kept higher,
as the cheese should he cured faster.
In winter sometimes the temperature
toward the end can even descend as
low as 50 degrees, but tbe ebeescninker
must be very careful at such times.
Good ventilation ls essential and also
a certain amount of light. The regulation of the light hears uu Important
part in the making of cheese, aud we
do not yet know nil that It will do for
us. Tlie moisture of course must be
controlled, but thut Is n matter for
each one to solve for himself.—James
Itidgeway In American Cultivator.
1 liavo two old cows past their usefulness, above tbe average for milk,
one about 800, tbe 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 the extra feed needed
to fatten them?
Answering the above, H. E. Cook
says: Henry Ward Beecher when
asked his experience In feeding hogs
said: "I paid $2 for a pig, fed him $10
worth of cornmetil aud sold him for
$8. I made $0 on the pig. but lost on
tlie meal." This is my experience feeding such kind of stock. These cows
have been milking machines, us evidenced by their weight und nge. They
can be fattened, but much time and
grain will be In demand. We sometimes have a similar cuse, and wc lose
money feeding rather thuu have a cow
leave the farm In poor condition. In
fact, one cow fifteen years old now
runs at large. Wo dried her up last
summer, and she will on grass alone
get fat enough for Italian beef. Corn-
meal at $27 per ton cau hardly be expected to return much profit made into
beef on dairy cows. If J. J. P. feels
thut lie needs a bit of experience, he
can begin feeding four quarts a day of
corn and bran mixed, half and half,
and gradually Increase to eight quarts.
If these cows have not been fed much
grain, they may surprise tbe owner In
Increased milk returns. I see no other
way, only n trial. Weigh feed, milk
and butter, and If no large scales ure
at bund the general appearance of tbe
cow will denote her gain In weight
A Good Qiieinaey.
This fine Guernsey cow is owned by
G. R. Tiillmau of Perry, N. Y. Her olli-
elal record, ns prluted in American Ag-
Vet It May Lt-ad to Consumption and on
Early Crave.
If your blood is poor or watery, a
touch of cold or influenza will settle
in your lungs, and the slight cough
| of    today   may   turn to the racking
| consumptive's cough of tomorrow.
i    Weak    lungs    ure  caused   by  weak
! blood; weak blood is an open invitation    for    consumption to lay upon
lyou the hand of death.
Slop thut cough by enriching your
blood and strengthening your lungs
with Dr. Williams' Pink Pills. They
make new, rich, red blood. They
add resisting power to the lungs.
They have saved hundreds from a
consumptive's grave. Here is a positive proof thut Dr. Williams' Pink
Pills cure where other tiredicines fail.
Miss Katio Henry, Charlotte-town,
P. E. I., says: "Some months ago
1 got caught in u rain storm, and
the welting was followed by a cold.
At lirst 1 paid hut little attention to
it, but as the cold clung lo roe aud
finully developed into .i hacking
COUgh, I became alarmed and consulted a doctor, who gave mo a bottle of medicine. Unfortunately, it
did not help me, and I heg.rn to
grow pale, lost In weight and my appetite completely lot hie. I was now
igiiliily under the caro of the doctor, who told me my lungs were affected, and tbut 1 wus threatened
with consumption. The doctor's
tH'ttlinent did >,»*. seem to benefit
n.e irr the least. i grow steadily
weaker, and finally wus compelled to
remain in bed. At th'B time a friend
urged me to try Dr. Williams' Pink
I'ills, an'd 'even brought me three
boxes before I filially consented to
take them. I have reason now to
bless lay friend's persistence, because
I felt better before the pills were all
gone, and 1 gladly continued the
treatment, and wus soon a'ble to lio
out of bed and take a walk overy
day. 1 am now ill the ixrst of health
and weigh ten pounds more than
I did befpre I took sick. I feel that
I owe my life to Dr. Williams' Pink
Pills, and hope my experience will
benefit some other sufferer."
All diseases whicll come from poor
blood or weak nerves can be driven
from the system b.v tho use of Dr.
Williams' Pink Pills, which may be
had front any dealer in medicine, or
will be sent post paid at 50c per
box, or six boxes for S2,k50, b.v writing direct to the Dr. Williams' Medicine Co., Bcockville, Ont. Rcmomlror
that substitutes and medicines said
to be just as good do not cure.
The unexpected happens much less
frequently than the expected fails lo
Tmpuie blood is tlie breeding place
for Innumerable illnesses. When we
see anybody suffering from rheumatism, limping on crutches, or find on
our way a person covered with sores,
we feel templed to.cnll out to them,
as well us to those suffering from
atraemia, seiofulu: "Poor nurn tho
help is within your roach, and you
still continue to suffer ! " We 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 re-
markublc and thorough cures as Dr.
August Koenig's Hamburg Drops.
Fuels are eloquent. Thousands of
testimonials bring news of cures by
these "life-drops" as a grateful patient named them, and overy day the
list of them is Increasing, it must
be further said in" praise of Dr.
August Koenig's Hamburg Drops
that they are prepared from plants
and roots without any admixture of
mineral substances, such us mercury,
/inc. etc.. and therefore do not have
the unpleasant after-effects resulting
from the use ot 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 ? " Thin must In 'eft to personal judgment, and we enn only reply:
When nature demands it. Tlie spring
is generally considered the proper
Itmo for purifying the system. Wo
do not want to upset that theory,
but wo must, point out that blood
should Ire purified also at other
times, whon there are signs that it
is not clean and wants regulating.
Princo kloaihim Albert of Prussia,
has wc.'ttcn both the scenario and
music oi u bullet entitled "The Miracle of Spring-,"
Mr. r. ,T, Humes. Columbus, Ohio,
writes : "I huvo been afflicted for Home
time with Kidney and Liver Complaints,
nnd find rnrmeloe's I'ills the heBt medicine for these diseases. Those Pills do
1-. t cause pain or irriiiino. nnd should he
used wnen a cathartic is required. They
are gelatine coated, and rolled in the
Hour of l.icorlce to preserve their purity, and Rive them a pleuBant, agreealile
If theie is any petty meanness about
a woman it is su:.1 to crop out at a
euchre party.
IHinard's Liniment Relieves Neuralgia.
No woman cares so much about the
loss of her purse as she does about
losing lire lucky penny it contained.
Lover's Y-7, (Wise Head) Disinfectant
Soup Powder dusted in the beth softens
the water at tho sume ttmo that it dis-
rnfectH. jq
The price  paid  to quiet conscience
keeps mighty few people poor.—Chica-
k,'o .News.
Love SunerNtltloiia.
In parts of Massachusetts (i is
thought that If a girl puts a piece of
southern wood down her back the first
boy she meets will be her husband. In
Boston, if n marriageable wouinu puts
a bit of southern wood under her pillow on retiring, tlie first man she sees
In the morning will, so says the superstition, be the one whom she is to mar-
elite of UArnminnsT, no. 8153.
rlcultuilst. Is for one year: Milk,
0,103.36 pounds; butter fat, 472.011
Ino-enloufl   Sn-lndllav.
An Ontario farmer's wife appenred
before a judge and jury recently on n
charge of false pretenses. It Is ulleged
that she sold ten pounds of butter In
pound rolls and that In tbe center ol
each roll there wns one pared potato
The Jury failed to agree and were discharged.
Customer—Hnve you any problem
Bookseller—No, but here is n treutise
on Integral calculus which la said to
contain some novel problems.
Very conservative tn all matters are
the Turks, and especially slow to ndopt
modem Improvements of any kind.
When a man quits smoking ind goes
to chewing he Is not much of u hero.—
Atchison Olobe.
According to tho Daily Mall Mr.
llosttock, has bought tho London
Zoo's biggest elephunt, Jingo, nnd
will transport tho animal to the
United statcj immediately. Jingo
was a baby when tho elephant Jumbo was shipped to the United States.
He is now 22 inches taller than Juml
bo was, arid is still growlne. Tho
price paid is not known, but is said
to have bi^n four figures 1-, poinds.
There never was anil never will be a
universal panacea. In one remedy, for all
Ills to wblch flesh ia heir—the very na,
turo of many curatives being such that
were tho germs of other and differently
seated diseases rooted In the system of
the patient—what would relievo one ill
In turn would auitravate tho other. We
hove however, In Quinine Wine, whon
obtainable In sound, unadulterated otato
a remedy for many and srrevlous Ills. Bv
Its Rradual and Judicious use the frollos't
systems are led Into convalescence and
strencth by the Influence which Quinine
exerts on nature's own reatorotlves. It
relieves the drooping spirits of those
wltn whom a chronic state of morbid
despondency and lark of Interest in life
ts a dlseaae and by tranqulllalne tho
nervea disposes to Bound and refreshina-
Bloep—Imparts vlaor to tho action of the
,uiS?.:^ wSEn' be,lnK stimulated, coumoa
£l?.ifh t.h" ,v?lnB. strengthening- the
iSSotS. anl,m<d functions of the system
therehy making activity a necessary re^
JSi*'. "t"n»"}h<!nln*' ths frame and giving
tin J tthe *J*P*P* organs, which natu-
i „L <Tand '""eased suhstanre-resalt
Improved appetite. Northrup A Lyman
?l ,T<J,"n,°,' h"v» Klven to the nihil-
™g* Superior Quinine Wine at the Usui?
£sntlA!-'.l,W?E£ ^ th« opinions of
nertwllon nt' Wln* »Pr°Mhe. nearest
SrSggiit0." sen  itnny °n  t£° D,ttrl"!t'     Al>
lire Colonial Club proposes to banquet Hon. Joseph Chamberlain on
on his return from South Africa
F. K. SIMPSON, Munager.
M    KocKKXDolil'. Local Editor.
Due-Tear, in advance  $2.00
Six Months,        "          1 no
Advertising Rates  ..:   S1.00 per inch.
1 li'kiuus M. Ilulien Sunderland writes :
"i-'or lourtfen wars I „„s utltkUHl with
I'il.-s- and frequently I was unaelt- to
Wat- or sit. but four years ugo 1 was
'ined bv usiiiK Dr. 1 nonius K.-lectric
Oil. I have uls.k been gunject to Ouincv
for over fort*, years but Kchctric nil
<u-''d it. and it vtuu a |i,-rir»an.-iit cireli
bota cases, us neither the Pllis nor
(Juinr\  imve tioubled me since."
Don't get discouraged. Even to
the o.vsier there conies an opening
when least  expected.
iVward's Liniment Cures Burns, etc.
'I here was once a  nun) win, admitted      there    weie   others   US   smart   as
himself—but he died before 'he flood.
Bcltrr a ktloofl   Labcrrr TIihii   Trnlb-Kale
I'lfi'i-lt^rsai. |.„.i,oi Kricnsalur.
The students of Boston University
are di-ciosmg a tall, which I lot.
Marshall T. Peirin oi the unnersii.)
recently gave to his class un tV
subject of Indiscriminately .t-u,'u,±.
boys and Kills tk> coUege.
According to the noted educator, a
great roistuke is made by those parents who, knowing that their children lack brains, still think that ihey
cau have them trained to ii.e- oi
usefulness by packing them ofi to a
university. Mr. 1'eiTin declined that
careful Judgment should be used in
choosing between practical Instruction and higher education. Among
other things he said:
"Many a boy would do better lo
stick to the blacksmith shop, and
many a girl   to the mlllinety trad.-.
I Too many feel that goinr to college
is going   to redeem their liv s.     it
i sometimes ruins them.    Son,    peopl--
! au- no good in college, but ull right
in other lines. It is much Letter lo
be a successful  laborer than a tenth-
I rate minister, a ftiteeuth-rate lawyer, or a pretty srhoolniaiin."
I liere is more catarrh [n this section
ol tlio countrv thnn all other dlaaurea
put toother, and until the lust torn
Veers was sulumsed to bo Incurable. I-'or
a ereat iiiaav veara doctors nron-"i red
It a local disease and on-scribed local
remedies, ami bv constnutlv f.ktliatr to
cure with locul treatment, pronounced ft
Incurable. Milancs has proven catarrh to
tk, be n coiOk-titutintmJ disuse uml there-
lore requires constitutional treatment.
lltili's Cuturrh 1'ui-e imiirulurtured hv V
.1 Cheney & Co.. Toledo. Ohio. Is thu
oulv constitutional cure on the market
ll. is taken tiilecmillv In doses from lo
drops to a teaapooonil It acts itirertlk-
ktii the blood uud mucous surfaces of the
system. They olTcc one hundred dollers
lor any case It fails lo cure Send for
chvuli,'.,   and    testimonials.       Address
.      P.. J. CHUNKY *  Co.. Toledo. O.
Sold   bv  druecisls.   75c.
Hull's Kuu.llv   I'ills  are the best.
Nothing annoys ihe youth with a
hunch of keys at tlie end of his
watch chain like being usked what
time it is.
Miiiard's Liniment for sale everywhere.
Onions Kill prevent sinuli-pox. Well
no one ever doubted but Hint thev
were strong enough to prevent something.
Free-Gratis—For Nothing
i'oe Can.soi Lono Fool a Woman.
When the white man wants the
black man's land he approaches the
Innocent black with " presents" ol
heads, colored cloths, ribbons, and
other useless trinkets that catch the
eye ot the poor black—but that art-
no earthly use to him. These an
all " gifts—free—gratis—for nothing ! I I" We all know who soon
onus the black man's land.
Yet this system ot conciliating th-
innocent ls not practiced alone or
tho negro. How many women
read that they can get a certaii
" present" with a certain purcbast
and forthwith they make the pur
chase to get tlie " present "—free-
gratis—for nothing I 1 I The present may or may not be useful—but
In this twentieth century are there
those who believe they have not
in the purchase paid for and often
dearly paid for the "present"?
When you want a horse you cannot buy his teeth at ten cents a
tooth, and get tho horse thrown
into the bargain.
When you buy a dress you do not
buy the buttons, and have the dress
• thrown in. t
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
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, nnd ruin your hands
with Sunlight Soap, as with common
If you want soap, buy Sunlight
Soap—Octagon Bar—and you have
paid for nothing but pure soap. If
you want something else than leap,
buy It independently of the soap, and
you know what It has cost you.
" You may fool some people all the
You may fool all the people some
of the time.'-
You cannot fool all the people all
the time ;"
You cannot long fool a woman.    CIS
Many claims have boon made on bo-
half ol the modern newspaper. It is
low belli lonvurd as the. only reasonable cute both lor cohl und poverty.
11 you -stretch it over you at night
il. is better than a Warming pan, better than an eiderdown quilt. If you
loll it up into wet hnlls and put it
on'the lire it does instead of coals.
ACT»G6WOr^    |.l VEH
kidN^ bowel*
\   (Jon.,   Viti.ltr I*, in.
The Anjou J'e.j:- is cotisldr-red by uu
one ol the iiui-.'-L early win lor vaii*-
ilvfi, Jt is ko large and liondsouit*,
and of sucti line quality, that it has
not an equal of Ita season for tht'
tahle. it speeded* pretty generally,
uml would hu inore widely grown n
iL did not possess the fault of dropping. The fruit is so large, und the
Mem itf flo short, I hut the storms ot
Sttpi'-niher Bofcet fines cause it to
fall from the lite. In spite of ttrij
difficulty it will he grown hy thp«o
desiring tho best, The tree is a
good grower und heuier, and the fruit
keeps*wtil up to .January. It should
he included in every collodion for
tlie garden; and may lie re'iominenil-
ed for the orchard, whenever the location is not exposed or when mean'
of shelter from high Winds has been
provided for the protection of the
crop.—Orange Jttdd Farmer.
gtreeti in Japan*
In Japan houses are not numbered
according to their fe.pa-nee, but uc-
corjing to the order of their erection, 'ihat is to say that No. 73
may adjoin No. 1, with No. 10:2 on
the opposite side. Ny. 2 is probably
a mile down the street. The city ol
ToMo is made up of 1,680 streets,
in which are 818,82Q houses. Iliose
houses are divided into fifteen1
wards, if a street paisps through
more than one ward the houses nic
numbered according to the wards in
which they are, that is, a street
passing through i-ix wards will possess six number ones, Jt would be
like hunting for a needle in a haystack for a stronger to try to find a
number in Toltlo, but a jinrikshd
diivor knows th.' position and number of the houses in Tokio. He is
able to do this by having made hi.s
business the one study of !;ia life.
A Sior.v i>(  Kitchener.
Once a general oilicor was inspecting a post on tlie lino of communt-
Cfttions, and duly arrived at the little hut which represented the headquarters of the majesty of the army
In some windswept hole. Enter \.t
and looking around espies an ofi'ce
table and two trays, one full of papers, ] nteiosted, l.« road« tlio label
attached to oath: The empty one
was ticketed "Business'1 und the
other "Vo.il\.'' "Excellent off dor,''
purrs X., "thoroughly understands
his work and Kitchener's methods."
But when he went further, and proceeded to examine the papers In the
"Bosh" tray, his feelings may bo
better imagined than described on
finding that the documents consisted
exclusively of his own voluminous
orders and memoranda! — Blackwood's.
Th« 11icrmom*>tsr»
Currie of Edinburgh employed     a
thermometer in tlie treutn e.,t of
typhoid fever patients with the cold
douche as early as 1797. He was
ridiculed by his German contemporaries us an Instance of medical decay in English medicine. The first
clinical ap]dic.ition of the thermometer was made by Santoriufl of Pa-
dim. lie invented a thermometer
open nt the end. After being held
by the patient it was plunged into
cold water . Boerhave taught the
Importance of the thermometer
J)o linen—1701 to 1770—must be
given the honor of Introducing the
thermometer Into current use at the
bedside. Jt was not until 18.50 to
1870 that  it came into general   usi.
Burled i I Woolen.
In looking through any old parish
register in Knglund one discovers at
a certain pel iod a large number of
burial entries t.i which it is mentioned that the deceased was buried
in woolen. There was pasted in
1078 an ait requiring on pain of a
fine of $25. thai an a-lldavit should
be made within eight days after a
death before a .its'.ice of the peace
or a minister of religion that the
deceased was buried only in wool. Its
object was the encouragement of a
native industry by tho lessening of
tho importation of linen from beyond tho seas.
Jumbled Hid Words.
Tie Hev. W. A. Spooiier, an English clergymen, i! aflli rted with a
habit of mixing up words in absurd
fashion. He once astonished his
congiedition by saying that some
one present doubtless had in liis
heart "a hnlf warmed fish'." He
meant, to say "half formed wish."
A hymn beginning "Conqitei Ing
kings their title take" was turned
into "Kinkering kougs their titles
tale," and the I'Mi'ty-first I'salm was
announced as "fusty-fifth'."
Pal t 'iKa r 1 iff.
A number of figures are given of
Madams Patti's earnings, and it is
n\ie.ed that she nasi have mado a
o: nd tuillio i pounds with her won-
iiTful voice. Dining one single year
•hy netted S'T.n.<>■':>. Day after day
ltUing one (all of her career she
nade within two or three hours $5,-
Client)   l\ iiiK''< lii»»l.
Tlie cheapest order of huightheod In
the world is the Persian Order of the
Snti of Nasi- Kddin. I'or a little over
flop lite order is yours. Von may then
put chevalier before your inline, or. If
yo:i Ilk", call yonr.-elf noble and puis-
i.nnt elievalvr of Hie Order of the Bun
of Nttsr Ivhuii.
As a icMuIt of the introduction of
the UeruOiou system by the Zurich
polio- the town has practically cleared out ail its bud characters. JOven
tramps |»lve the town a wide berth,
for as soon as a person is arrested
lie is photographed and his measurements taken. even ii" the charge is
no! m-,:,,,.s Of iute the polite have
had so litUe to du Hut there is talk
of reduciiiK the number of the force.
So few '-(in e: are committed In the
town tiiat Zurich is considered to be
the most mot a) town in Switzerland.
A     writer  in   London   Nature  des-
c'-ilH-s    a    white   marble    stab,  two
inches thick and :j.">x7o in'Ins. which
is supported m, stone fp.isis and sa^s
in the middle three inches out of
level. It fuiniahes evidenn that marine is in reality a fluid of enormous
viscosity. This has pome bearing en
the question of the frigidity ol the
Hkks iomposing the cruel of the
tuith and the gradual adjustment «u
the eai tli's contour under gravity.
The slao was placed in its present
position m 1853.
With Cau&Ir* anil Colds, and Parents Everywhere are
Pravtn j the Wonderful Curative Powers of
Dr. Chase's Syrup of
Linseed and Turpentine
When grown people neglect their
ailments und allow them to develop
into serious diseases, they hu\e no
one to blame but themselves
With children it is different. t>e-
cuuse they do not realize the seriousness of a neglected add nor the
means of obtaining a cure, and
many a child, as he grows older and
finds himself a victim of pneumonia,
(consumption, bronchitis, asthma or
'throat trouble, cannot but see thut
his parents \\vvi> responsible fbr neglecting treatment when his ailment
began in the form of a cold.
Today the schools have moiiy a
vacant seat on account of coughs
and colds, and many children who
aie then- should be at home. What
treatment are these children getting ? Do their juirents realise the
seriousnoss   of    neglecting to cure a
cold? Have they proved the merits
of iu. Chase's Syrup of Linseed und
Turpentine as a cure for coughs ami
colds, bronchitis, croup, whooping
cough,  and all kindled ills?
Very many have, for there is no
preparation for throut und lung dis-
eas.s that bus anything like the sale
oi Dr. Chase's Syrup of Unseed and
lie careful when you buy to see
thut the portrait and signature of
Dr. Chase is on the wrapper. If you
send the children to the store, warn
them riot 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 and effective 25 cents a
bottle: family size, three times as
much, GO cents; at all dealcrr or
I Kdmuiison.  Bates  &  Co , Toronto.
A   Pope   It-fin led   to  a  Sultan.
We learn from a Swiss writer ot the
seventeenth century that Dope Alexander vii., whose pontificate extended
from 10(5 to MJC7,  was related to the
sultan Mohammed IV.   The connection
between these two contemporary bov-
ereigns is traced to one of       se OCeur-
fences which iu the times • : Moslem
Invasion and predatory agsrreaston often h-U to strange blood relationships
between   representatives   of   Christian
and Mohammedan houses.
The story  is  told   by   Walliehlus, a
j contemporary of Alexander  VII. und
] Mohammed IV.   Some Turkish corsairs
attacked and pillaged the castle ot ihe
' Marsilis In  IS25 and carried off Mar-
gberitu, the daughter of Xanl Marsill.
! uud tins fair lady  was reserved us a
present for the Sultan Solyman, who
I made her one of bis wives.    By this
I union she became the mother of Bellm
! II., ancestor of MoUamined IV.
From the same noble family Alexander VII. wax lineally descended tut the
maternal side. Monardo Marslli, broth*
er of the captive Uargberlta. had a
son, Cesare, whose daughter, I.aura,
married into the Ctilgl fuuilly and became the mother of Pablo C'bJgl, known
on the roll of pontiffs as Dope Alexander VII.
A   Natural Tunnel.
Tlie railw:'.v from Bristol, Tenn., to
IVp Stone IU\\). V,-i.. Is the only one
which runs through a natural tunnel.
lbs tunnc! is UtO feet long and bac
bee- formed by u river known us Stock
A vyilter in London Health says
that HI no sense of the word is the
American lace distinctive, and there
is nothing that will cull it up in the
mind from the world's group of Caucasian fates. The answer to this is
that the American fuce is a composite,  UCCOaDUi'lly.
We have no hesitation ia savinc that
Dr. ,1 D. KeIlo<*fr'fl Dvsentry Cordial is
without Jouhi the hpst medicine ever in-
Lrociuced ior dyseht ry di.ii rhuea, cholera
and ail summer compJalnte, k<m sickness
etc. n aromutlv elves relief ami never
faiiH to ellt-ct a puHiiivc cure. Mothers
should    iiewi    be   without   u   bottle   *vlnn
their children are testhine,
AmeiiCHii.s have the franchise for a
railway from Amsterdam 12 miles to
Haarlem. Kven 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
Cray*. Syrup of H«d Spruce Gum.
Prepared from Red Spruce
Gum it is soothing and
healing to the Lungs and
Throat. It stops tiiat tickling- in the throat, and after a
few doses that tight feeling
in the chest is relieved and
the cold and cough pass
Try a 25 cent bottle.
Gray's Syrup
Red Spruce Gum
Horse Health
Is one of the most important
things for every farmer to
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.
AQENTU.     -    .    .     UONTRtAL.
A   pri/SBUro lei'ot'tU'l- uUucJu-cl  fo the
lowlock nf the racing shell will here-
iiltc1!' be liKiktf to (Ji'f,.|-iutiiu tho work
done f,v riit-h oarsman.
How lo Make r li >m IVI^Iit. flood   Ntitui-
0(1 Hnd  Wc(!.
A crying baby is an unwell baby.
The little chap is not cross for tlie
fun 0/ it. He cries because that is
the only way iie has of ex press ine;
the fact that he is either in pain or
discomfort. Most of his little troubles are due to some disorder of the
stomach Of bowols ami if Daby's
Own Tabids are given both the
t rouble and resultinp; crossncs.s will
disappear. You can take a mother's
word for it, and Airs. John 'I'. Sutherland, of EfllssAeld, N. B., says:
■■[ think Daby's Own Tablets the
best medicine in tlie world for little
oncti, My baby was very cross and
used to beep me awake half the nipht
before I got the Tablets. Now t:he
Bleeps soundly, is good nituied and
is growing splendidly." You can
give these Tablets with perfect safety to a new born babe. They are
guaranteed to contain no opiate or
poisonous sleepy stuff, and are a
sure cure for nil the minor ailments
from which little ones suffer. Sold
by medicine dealers or sent postpaid
at 25 cents a box by writing direct
to the Dr. Williams' Medicine Co..
Drockville, Ont.
Seventy poets of Germany have
agreed with one another to sell no
poems  foi   less  than  12 cpnt.s a  line.
MINAltp'8 I/IMMENT is the only
Liniment asked for at my store and
the only one we keep for sale.
All the people use it.
Pleasant  Dnv, C. D.
I-ine Clothes may not make the
wife, IjuL they often unmake tho husband.	
Miiiard's Liniment Cures Dandruff.
Xhoj fan name a brand of cigars
after a man, but fortunately, they
jnu't iiu.ke him smoke them.
The road to success is open to nil,
but too many want to got there
without tno trouble of going.
A woman is generully her heaviest
in her foititth year.
.Some i.ogs are almost human.
They growl over their meals just as
some men do.
Some women have trouble getting
husbands and nothing but trouble
when titty  get them.
ueep    an    eye    on    the man who
boasts of nis honesty.
S lived.
The traveler in Ireland will do well,
when ho engages a Jaunting car, to
make sure of the step to which in
mounting ho lmtat trust his weight.
The carman does not help him to
A gentleman once snid to the driver
he h:id engaged:
"Dm afraid thill stop Is loose."
The man took bold of It nud shook it.
"Ah. sure." snid he "it's loo sthrong.
It Is! Whnt are ye afraid off"
At that Instant It came off In his
Ilut ho turned to his fare with the
sunniest of smiles. "Well, sure," said
he. "didn't 1 save yer honor from a
broken log?"
Artistic r.iiurHtiiiii.
Artistic MllUiilloil. whether by the
dlieet SeaeblDg Which develops the
power of creation or b> the Indlreet influence of surroundings, which Improve
the taste nnd ennoble life. Is not it luxury and should never be so regarded.
Luxury pumpers the body, art glad
dens the soul; luxury seeks for dainty
food and soft raiment, art seeks for
ihe beauty which ennobles the mind
nnd uplifts the heart; luxury weakens
the power*; art on the other hand.
Strengthens them: luxury debases the
Itlcrils of life, nil inspires uud exults
WGcJT ! That's " the greatest thing in the
world,"—in anything that's worn. You get style,
fit and finish too, in
Granby Rubbers
—But the one thing we emphasize is their
Wearing Qualities.
"Granby Rubbers wear Ufa iron."
Itulrfurli uml the Potato.
It muBlrWalterRalelgb who brought
pijiiinii's into Irelaud ut i\,c lauie Unie
lie brougbl the other Ainetlvan iiniil-
urt. tobacco. Sir Walter iras busily
engaged lu oppressing tbe peoplo About
Cork, fo riiiturnily. wu,-u he plantod
tin' potato on his estate at l'ouglml,
near Cortf, the people were suspicious
of ll tlpspltc lis palatableuoss. Cob-
licif cursed the n>.,i ns helng the ruin
of Irelaud, declaring if a device of Sax-
oti Ingeuulty brought Into fbclr midst
to tempt and eventually tu weaken
(hem. Sir Waller ntc qutuitltloft of potatoes himself before ):■• could assure
tlie people of their li.-iriiilessiii'ss. Now,
with commendable gratitude, tlie tour-
1st Is shown the very Kpot In the Harden where 31r Waiter planted tlie potato root, close by it Is another historic*
al lilt of ground, There, it is claimed.
Sir Waller rested under (lie shade or a
tree Sjnojilllg Lis (lrst pipe of tobacco
when his serrnfl deluged him with a
pall of water i |pr the Impression he
wus on lire.- Wlial to Kat.
The  Vm-iiK-  of On.
The shortest name possessed by aey
town or village in cirent Britain is Oa,
the name of a village In laluy.
t'omiM-iiMii! loll.
Jones (at the boarding house)—Onlj
two little big)".fifs for luvnUfusL
Brown—Ves; but thiols bow boav;
they are.
Aro   You   Going  to
Compoto ?
There Will also be offered :—
Three Prizes at Brandon
Fair in 1903.
as follows :
For the two best 13uuon Hogs, any
age or meed, fed on Curncfac Stock
Food  550 IN" CULD
For the second two best Bucon
Hogs; any age or breed, fed on Ctir-
nerac Stock Food  $25 IN GOLD.
For tha third two best llacon
ITogs, any age or breed, fed on Cur-
nefac Stock Food   §15 IN COLD
Only one entry will be allowed
from each Farmer or Stockman, and
the stock must, lie exhibited nt the
l,nimlon exhibition.
Evidence must bo produced at
time of exhibition to show that the
animals were fed on Curnel'ac Stock
Try   Carnefac   for   your   Stock
W. G. Douglas,  Manufacturer,
rrlnooss St.,   Winnipeg.
For Bilious and Nervous Disorders, such as
Wind ami Pain in Ihe Stomach, Sick Headache, Giddiness, Fulness and Swelling after
meals, pizziness and Drowsiness, Cola Chills
Flushings of Heat, Loss of Appetite, Short-
nessof llreath, Costivenetw, Blotches on the
Skin. Disturbed Sleep, Frightful Dreams,
and nil Nervous and Trembling Senpntions,
TWENT1L WJNUTES-     pS-  « n° fiction.
Kvery sufTe1 er is earnestly Invited to try one
Box of thesL- Pills «»«1 ihey will b« acknowledged to bo WITHOUT A RIVAL.
BKBOHAfll'S PILLS taken as direo
ttd. will (mickly restore Females to complete
health. They promptly remove any ohstruo«
lion or Irregularity of the system,   for ft
Weak Stomach,
Impaired Digestion,
Disordered Liver,
they act like magic—a few doses will work
woudera upon the Vital Organs; Strengthening the muscular System, restoring the long.
lost Complexion, bringing back the keen
edge of appetite, and arousing with the
Ltoacbud of llenlth the whole JPhy-
Bloiil tii'-r;-, v of the human frame. Thcso
are "facts" ndmitted by thousands. In all
claaseiof society, and oue of the best guarantees to the Nervous and Debilitated is
that BEF.CHAM'S PILLS have tho
Largest Sale of any Patent
Medicine* in tne World.
Ileecham'g Tilla lmre bp«»n before
the public for hnlf n century, mini
nro the most populnr fnmily medicine*
No teatimomiils aro published, aft
lleechnm's lMUs
I'l-.-jmr.'-l nnlv by Thomas Beerhara, St.
Helens, KnvUti'l.
bo:d orerinherc in Canada and I . S.
America,   lu boxeSt fio cents.
Oliver Kocers, a seaman, adopted a
peculiar method of ending his life at
.Southampton, Bng, lie put three
pennies Into n slot gns machine, and
then DxeU n long piece of rubher tubing to a burner. Turning on the gas
he plaetd a pillow slip over hi.s head,
into vynich he ] ut the end of the
tube. Then, lying on th", bed, he
slowly siif.ornted. lie was dead when
\\ Snow & to.. Syracuse. N. V.. write
■ Pi ease send us ten cross of Pills, We
arc Kt'Minf more of 1'armelee's Pills thnn
any other Pill we keep. Thev have n
ir rent reputation for the cure of Dyspepsia and Liver Complaint." Mr ('has A.
Smith. Lindsay, writes : "Pttfmwee'n
1 ills nro nn excellent medicine. Mv .-is-
t.M- has been troubled with severe headache,   but   these  I'ills lm\e cured   her."
Oil in leather makes cold mitts or gloves, because oil is a
"good conductor" of cold, 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 lUi.K. mitts and gloves.
Will not crack or harden, always flexible, warm and dry.
Polri hy nil dealers,   fie* thin trade mark
■f yuu-'-
.-,... .,j .,,,... n.iin    (to*, imH irac__
If ymr denier has nnlifof them writ
Kvery pair ffWUpwl r,Pi«to
....d hend hi« name.
Shell"   Cordovan by
Hudson Bay Knitting' Co.
SO Bt. Gecrgo Street. EontroaJ.     la Princess street, Winnipeg.
Makers of Warm ClulMng, Mitts. Clove.. Underwear. Sox, Moccasins, etc     Id
!:, iiI«u.\k tlit- kind iliiit rewards the
housewife or cook fur uaing
iour. It is always sure to give the
ii most satisfaction.
Ogllvlo's Ihute-urifiu Flour is used
a   Un-  Hoyal    Household   by  lloyal
H'hut'e   good   enough   for  Royalty
iffhi tp lie (footl enough for you.
I Wil
«ach, retain us $1.00 nnd wo will
-nediately send yuu tlie most
Aatlfttl I»olI yon have ever
Oil. Uolly is fully and fashionahly
"fiued, including n stylish hat, un-
wear trimmed with fa<;e, stockings
1 cuto little slippers ornamented
ith silver buckles. Fhohas Jm-ely
'den curly hair, pearly teeth, beau-
i! eyoa and jointed in tly.
aG.'ll.-y, ;■'.,,■ wtsbultuter, tixl.uldi "I r'-
.1 y■;■:■ pnUTDoll i ,i.l nmv rrmutili jil..;,s. J
if.    Ill,, perJSOt 1'inkUty unit tu, «m,.ctii|.,i my
, Kewtlilf, Jlftii..
1 ■•: tii
'.1c  il   Is   ft   I'll(. J'
. Ofwrlu-fi."
tU, ]■■ ravina Va
I.DUIIL,     iLlHtUO
', K"W'fni!fl'II'ln *.
for**in;nil ftir my
oauillul Jjoa.   1
U lui
a .-caw nil it."
J-s» .1
ist stop and
think what
y V-
Dnderfal bat
'am \va ua
offering you.   Vo u can p<t
liiis lovely biff  «<>I"
Gomplotehr dressed for
selling only ONE WOiflEtf
packages of Sweet Pea
Seeds, Each package is beautifully deoorateaift 12,oo!ors ami
oontaJns iiol tho rarest, protticct
and iniist frar;ranfc varieties in
every imaginable color.   They
are wonderful sellers.
Everybody bi:vs.
KtOn BRMttlr, Rlii-ll.iinio. On,., inl.l; ■■ I suKtu.l Uie *,c,U !n sfmr
ii 'Hi's.   It is i,.:,.. .in-,, to g.ii iiu-iii.-'
latrrSSMlM \|.,ti(1 MiIU. Out.. .ii..t: " I nikfln.,. ,.r opmir-.l my u,t.
i limn fli.i,i „n in,,, i„,i,i. rhiy«oii]it.wii,|ii„"'      "»!H"
A ."jflc ccftitlcule frrc with each pnolcane.   Girl;,
Rtom-cnnrllliis '■. in 111., 1 Hull, «!11 1«
.v oi, n In it short Mine.
Seed Co., Dopt.    at    Toronto
Write u
cytuii AsPwnJA,
CtTrTfJtrrXtrfiff^ a/n^ly dJWAiywt-astkitL
Arrow    Lake,
The older ti girl gets the more respect she has for the wisdom of her
mo 1 her.
Rrnln ant! Commission Merchant*.
Richest prirfs paid for wlient. oata
barley or flax fn earlois. Wire or write
mo for prices before sell inn Liberal
advances made on consignments and
handlf.I on commiHsion. Liceneed and
P. O   Box.  680. Wlnnlper. Vaa.
Theie   mlraculoue   iprlnfe.
: MinUnT to a mind diseased.
Pluck from Lhe memory a rooted eorrowt
Yttk-f    out   the    wrltteo   troublee   of   the
I brain.
\ And  wltb eweet  oblivious antidotes
i Oleania  tbe  itufled  bosom  of  thoee  »»er-
llous   stuffs
Which weigh  heavily  upoa Kldaey,  Uver
and  Stomach.
Therefore, all  y« who sufftr—Give phy
■lo to  the   dogs:  have   oona  of It, but
come and be cured at
The Halcyon Hot Springs Sanitarian, B.C
TERMS—118 te IIS p.r wwfc,
l.ify  is  tiot nil  it seems.
ItA.   IM.   \A.   No. IHE MOKKlSStY   MINER.
£•. E. SIMPSON, Manager
U. ROCKENDORF, Local Editor.
One V*ar", in advance, »2 00
Six Months, " »1.00
Advertising rates, $1.00 per inch
Din Hayes came np from Elkaaoutb
Mo ad ay.
Thomas Crahan was in Cranbrook the
fitst ot Ibe week on bnsluess.
J. Fabey and S. Matbews were In
from the Flathead country Sunday.
Corey Dow, the Wardner constable
passed through tows Today on bis way
to Feral*.
Lours Cheney left for Wardner tbe
first of tbe week to work for Brecken.
ridge & Lund.
H. L. Stephens and Matt Rockendorf
leave for a short visit to Lethbrldge
tbis evening.
If yen want any books kept or made
up, call and see C. G. Moffatt in The
Miner building.
Allen Farrell has been elected to tbe
secretaryship of tbe Knockers club,
vice W. F. Fletcher, resigned.
Don't forget the dance in tbe Austral
Ian hotel Tnesday night. You are as
welcome as the Bowers In May.
K J. Higbye was in Yabk a couple of
days laat week siting np some mining
properties in which he Is Interested.
C. F. Howell of Denver, Colorado,
representing tbe Chamberlain Medicine
company of Des Moines, Iowa, was In
town Wednesday night.
Andrew Laldlaw, a mining man from
Spokane, who has been on a trip to tbe
coal lands of the upper Flathead, was
in town Sunday on bis way bome.
Quite a number of men wbo have
been working at the mine, are leavln;
for the new town of Hayden to seek
employment on the Great Northern cutoff.
Mr. and Mrs. F. E. Simpson of Cranbrook, passed through town Thursday
evening on their way to Lethbrldge,
where they will visit with Miss Emma
Leitch, who is qul'.e 111.
Church of England services will be
conducted (D. V.) by the Rev. Aykroyd
Stoney on Sunday afternoon at 2:30
o'clock, In tbe Methodist church. All
are very cordially Invited to attend,
Eugene Walter's hotel narrowly escaped going np In smoke last Friday,
aa the result of a defective chimney.
Prompt action on the part of the In-
mates prevented a bad fire, and the
genial Gene ls still doing business at
tbe old stand.
J. S. Thompson and wife, Mrs. Gorman, A. Sheridan and E. C. Wilson at
tended th* dance at George Hoggarth's
hotel in Elko Tuesday night, and report
a pleasant time. They went down on a
handcar, bnt some of them did not return tbat way,
W. F. Gurd and John Hutcblaon were
passengers on Wednesday evening's
train, bound for Fernie, where they represented tbe Cranbrook board of trade
at the associated board* of trade meet-1
Ing. In theae gentlemen Cranbrook
•cat two mighty good delegates. j
C>.-le Setli«lci, «bv L.s re.U.i Sol
Fe nie since the P onei-r Lotel fire,
was in town Thursday on bis way to
Hayden where be will open to hotel
Cjle has a go.d many friends In Morrissey who wish blm success In his new
"Mooch, ' our office mascot, got on
another jambore last week, and bled
hlmsetf away to Elko for a visit among
tbe aristocracy of tbat historic burg.
He returned on Monday's passenger
and has again taken np his quarters at
Stephen's Ice bouse.
We have come to the conclusion that
as a weather prophet, we are a rank
flule. One day last week, when the
mercury had gooe on a temporary visit
up the glass and tbe sun was shining on
both sides of the fence, we confidentially told a friend that the time for
lighter underwear had come, and that
our six years' residence in the district
warranted the assertion. He took our
advice, and is now taking quinine and
cough syrup, as the thermometer regis
tered 23 below In less than 12 hours.
We are still willing to act as an Information bureau, but there are two sub
jects we bar—weather In South East
Kootenay and domestic felicity.
W. F. Fletcher, who has been stationed In Morrissey since the Inauguration
of the strike as special constable, re
signed hlB position this week and left
Wednesday night for Calgary, with Ed
monton as his objective point. In tbe
departure of "Fletch" Morrissey loBt
one of the best fellows who ever took
his bat off In the town. Good natured
at all times, with a heart In blm as big
as a wasb tub, be made more staunch
frler.da during his short stay In our
midst than could some people in a life
time, and It ls to his credit to say tbat
he was just as good an officer as he was
a good fellow, The Knockers club will
keenly feel his loss, of which noble ag
gregatlon be filled the efflce of secre
tary, and aa a token of tbe high esteem
in which he was held the charter has
been draped in mourning for a period
of ten days. "Fletch" was pure gold,
without a streak of alloy In the 220
pounds of his makeup, and bis departure
was a source of regret to every man.
woman and child In tbe town.
Notice is hereby given that within the time
prescribed by law I intend to apply to the
assistant commissioner of lands and works
for tbe dlstiict of East Kootenar, and the
chief commissioner of lands and works, for a
license to prospect for coal and petroleum
upon the following described lands situated
on Sage creek, about six miles east from
Flathead river and about four mileB from
the International boundary, in East kootenay district of British Columbia:
[a] Commencing at a post 4 miles from
boundary, being N. E. corner o! W. H. Morrison's claim, thence south 80 chalnB, thence
weBt 80 chains, thence north 80 chains,
thence east 80 chalos to the place of beginning, containing 640 acreB
Dated February al, 1903.
W. H. Morrison, Locator.
A. D. Coplen, Agent.
[b] Commencing at a past 4 miles Irom
boundary, being N. W. corner of A D. Cop-
len's claim, thence south 80 chains, thence
east 80 chains, thence north 80 chainB,
thence west 80 chains to place ol beginning,
containing 640 acres.
Dated February 21, 1008.
A. D. Coplen, Locator.
[c] Commencing at a post 4 miles from
boundary, being the S. E. corner ot George
Lnx's cluim, thence north 80 chains, thence
west 80 chains, thence south 80 chains,
thence east 80 chains to place of beginning,
containing 640 acres.
Dated February 21,1903.
George Lux, Locator.
A. D. Coplen, Agent.
[il] Commencing at a post 4 miles from
boundary, biking the B. W. corner of James
W. Croft's claim, thence 80 chains north,
thence 80 cbainB east, thence 80 chains
south, thence 80 chains west to place of
commencing, containing 640 acres.
Dated February 21,1903.
James W. Crolt, Locator.
A. D. Coplen, Agent.
The Canadian Bank of Commerce
Head Office, Toronto.
Paid up Capital, $8,000,000.       Reserve Fund, $2,5ooooo.
HON. GEO. A. OOX, President.        B. E. WALKER, General Manager.
Deposits of $1 and upwards received and interest allowed at current rates.   Depositors are subject to no delay when
depositing or withdrawing funds.
Fernie Branch,
E. H.BIRD, Manager.
Id the matter of the Act reapectdog certain
worlu constructed in or over nari gable waters, being napter 92, R 8. ., 1886.
Notice is hereby given tbatonemontb after
date tbe East Kootenay Lumber company,
limited, of ranbrook, British olumbia, will
apply to the governor in council under the
provisions of the above mentioned act for
approval of plans for the construction of
dams and booms iu tbe Kootenay river iu
South Bast Kootenay, British  olumbia.
Also that the said company have deposited
plans of the works proposed to be constructed and a description of the site thereof as
required by the said act, with the minister
of public works, at Ottawa, Ontario, and
with the registrar of laud titles at Nelson,
British Columbia.
Dated at ranbro >k, B. ., tbis 11th day
of February, 1903.
yr. f. auRD,
ranbrook, B.
Solicitor for the Applicants.
L J..1.iliifnsVliJ  lnlnliXslix
Carpenter and Builder
A Resident of tbe Town of Morrissey
JuItAAifiilnljiljiI -I-.TjlT lT_-T-l1. Ti l^Jj.l1iI..l..f..tnf.il..ll
Saw  Mill  For Sale
Complete outfit of tbe Cedar Valley
Improvement company's mill at Morrissey, B. 0-i will be sold at very low figure to the rlgbt purchaser. Capacity
eighteen thousand feet per day, bnt has
turned out twenty six thousand with
Contractor and Builder
Estimates Famished. Tbe Best of Work
The Miner
and keep posted
on this part
of the
A dwelling house and office will go
with the mill.   Write to or Inquire of
Cedar Valley Improvement Co.
Morrissey, B. C.
Drink Fort Steele
Brewing Co's Beer
It is wholesome and nutritious and ls
made in the district. ".
James Greer
AU Work Guaranteed.   See ns
Before You Build.   It Will Pay Yon
Morrissey, B. C.
Your Local Paper
is a necessity to you, financially
and socially. A NEWSPAPER
containing the latest news of the
world, is equally necessary to
you. The "up to date man" will
provide himself with these two
be found the very latest news of
the world, its matter including information on politics, commerce,
ngriculture, mining, literature, as
well as the local happenings in
the*states 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^ t>^
form a home newspaper that at
$1.00 per year can nowhere be
Perhaps you havft ■nm.thlng to B.ll-ft farm,
a team, farm machinery. You may wish to
buy scmethtn*. The best possible way to communicate with people who wish to buy or sell
la by Inserting a small advertisement In the
Etpokeeman-Rovlew. The price la the same In
the dally  aod  the Twlce-a-Week.
18 WORDS 1 «==»
24tW0RDS \ &=£
If you wl*h to reach buBlncea men and new-
lomori, u«e the DAILY., Farmer!, nKwkmon,
lumbermen and miner., tako the TWICE-A-
Capital (Authorized) »4.000,000
Capital! Paid Up) $2,933,866
Beat 82 485 088
T. It Merrill, Pres.   D. K. Wilkie. Tin Pres. a»d Geo. Manager.   E. Haj, Asst    . •
Geo. Manager.   W. Voflot, Chief Inspector.
SAVINGS DEPARTMENT    Interest altewed os deposits.
A general banking business transacted. Drafts sold, available Is  every   j
part ol Canada, United States and Europe.    Special  attention  to  col.
X     lections. P. H. MARSH, Manager.
Shelf and Heavy Hardware
Stoves and Cooking Utensils
Plumbing   and   Tinsmithing
J. C. Patmore   -   Proprietor
R. W. Rogers, Prop.
Poultry and Game in Season
Meat': Delivered to Any Part oi
the Town.
Graham & Robert Love
Plasterers, Bricklayers
and Stonemasons.
We are ready to furnish estimates on
all work in our line anywhere in the
district. Address all letters to Cranbrook, B C.
Rough and Dressed Lumber, Shingles,
Lath, Dimension and Bridge Timber    i;
Mills at Morrissey and Fernie
New House, Newly Furnished and Everything    j!
Nicely Arranged.
We Keep the Best of Liquors and Cigars
| G. G. Moffatt, Notary Public, Accountant s*
Head Office, Cranbrook, & C.
Insurance, books kept and accounts audited. Collections
promptly attended to. The very best fire, life and
accident companies only.
|   Morrissey Office      .      .      -     Miner Building
In security based upon industrial enterprise.
In a town surrounded by the largest coal deposits so far discovered.
Situated on the main line of the Crows Nest Pass and the Crows Nest Southern railways.
The Morrissey coal mine will be shipping 1000 tons daily by July 1st. As an investment, we
believe Morrissey real estate to be one of the safest, surest and most profitable that could be entered into.
It is safer than a savings bank, as it is not subject to panic, while the prospective profits are
nfinitely greater.
The lot we sell you now for $300 will unquestionably bring $3000 in ten years' time.
It will cost you nothing to thoroughly satisfy yourself on every point.
We solicit closest investigation.


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