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 ���^-ivif'^L  U/\  w.  pD 1807  !io,ooo,d  5.000M  ^13,000,001  '   k  Si.**"  ���'  fl-E^nQUAnTEns Fon.  %SOTJVENIRS  "���->  If. WILSON, Jeweler  Q-Pu GLAG3ES DO   IT  k. wiLrc  CPvANhr-OCK  "���" * f *"��� ��� *��� ��^  ^"VgL.ir>NO-  MST: ARRIVED  VB__f_VhSft^fSrff ���*��� /       i    '      .      ^ i *  ������"i  anybraajg  nd dep  tion is i  ���'  We are unloading today a car of"      ', '- ��� *  rWHITE BURBAku   POTATOES.  V     V, ' '^(PROM^VASHrNGTON)'    J'     ��'      ''���  "   l ' -       ' ���,[ ''       '       '   , ���'       '�� '        ' ''"- , , *  [f you'want good, pptatoes  just send' in <your  ��� v" '���' ."���     ' '.-    *'   -order;   '---'���'  CREDITABLE  y CONCERT  tb��-> prompters���vFht h^d h��ard tbe!-y5?>?D5-55%a^5^^-s^^>��^35-��=>ii  a  t    ,    LOCAL  ASSAYS $  . i   fr ,,  a   .��  st"v       >  'Eire^Life^and*; Accident 'Insurance.-..  >o_cf^*; 'iw-'VV-'  v ' \ v*v  ,h \ ^'MOYIE^B 0 ���  ijom  .BOOK  SB  -".J.1*"'  ���; Aho^B^ah.'GKopV'Oats^an-l feW-heatV >- -   '.'"' -'  ^^^ ���'   -, ^ 'l. *, .^.t ���*-<..�� -^.^f-     ��� <i, -v*vT^�� r*���-!?'    i1 ������       ^ .-.  > ���_������������__���_  tfrk (Contkujuted ) '  ^ -,   The concert given  ou  Tuesday  night in  the Morley hall, in' aid  of the building fund of the  Presbyterian church, will rank'sU  one  o�� the ,best  given,, this    winter.  There'was not a'dull item ,on 'the  program."    The .program   started  with   a   fcbncerted   ' instumeatal i  piece, "Love Me and the World U,\  Mine," ' piano, /'Mrs/    Patrequin;  cornet, _Alr..'Kamm;'violin,  Mr.  Scott. 'The cboruses' given byfithe  girls " reflected -,t great , credit   to  Mesdames'Pa-r'equin and' Sfcinsoii,  iwho, had' the  training  in* Hand.'  The custumes svere'splendid, aud  the motionsr graceful. ' The   solo-  ists,''���Miss��s .Gamble,   _"erris- and  Dudley, filled ih.ir���part',of ^the  program, admirably,  < and '' were  well <backed,"up 6y" .the ^cliorus.  The items rendered were-^-'Stingy  Moou'j and "So Long Mi-ry.'^-witH  the chorus, "School Days!" for an  encore."        '  '       " If1, ' i ���V  a        . v _        -       vti ,   _ % _ *> r ' _r   -  v Solos."wer8 sung by.Mesdsmes'  Pa-ti'tquin and'Gilbertl ' Mrs.'Pat-  requin was heard to great advan-  -tageviu'"Moh'i"*and responded to  an encore -with ^'Dreaming?' Her  singing was,1 as 'is' usual,'greatly  appreciated. 'Mra. Gilbert,gavo,i a  fine rendering  of the��� song'   ���"Oufc  .���ti f-.rin G^.lr^<��t^,>���^.Vo_^ " < a���<-T    q_ . o-.  pieeq dozens qf'tir-i'e-. Fo"p;nt t!Wr  books'and gazed o^),n*-'d eypd and  jopen .mouthed- at'rhe  re.lism of  Ithe acting." Once^again  wo  raise  our hats. '."Mr." Sclnsun, as Ferdinand Swift, carried  tlie' audience  with hira-all ,'tho time.    There  is  no higher praise than  that ' llis  local hits 'were especially appreciated,   and   ' MacHUchera'-    old  horso will not ba forgotten for a  long while.,, Stirison can always  be relied fipon1 to do well,  and" ho  did not disappoint iu  hia latest  Venture.     Tlie ./minor   parts    of  Walter' Li the. land   and ' Ernily  Watmnff were 'well -rendered  by  Mr. -Percy" McAIpine,   and   Mrs  Herritt.   TKey had the sympathy  of 'the( audience froni  the  begin-  ning.and all were pleased to see a  happy termination to "their little  romance."''All did  'well  and    do-  served   the "encomiums passed by  the   audioncp.'" Tiie*" stage1    was  tastefully dpcorated with  plants  and, shades, and'this and tnergirls'  costumes'once again"prbved that  the artistic'instfnct-is^welL developed in'the -Presbyteria-n^La'dies  <A*ir?     ' ���"     �� ." "���    <' -    '���'*'''     '    "   *   ''  i'  O.LU.     '    ,      ,.      ..       ,    o i        ,  Dr. liar vie has located   in   Y  an-  was   in   Cran-  cou ver.  John Bltckburn  bi-ok S.mday.  'Mrs. E. O.'Iiamm   was   %i ifcing  with Cranbrook friend* Monday.  M.'A..Ceal. wp,3  in town  Wednesday.  -        ' ,     ,, ,  ll. Campbell is making some im-.  provements on hia building, - "     |  The Metlfbdists made a big sue-1  hi  ^AINT  *<f- ^ x "*  I  i ^r  .I'lM -tl..  ifr*.  i  rrt  I  i^_r.,H-_____3. ?"���' ^'      *������- ���  _'*i  "-"; n '^a--  ��~��~-.-._-_c_h^j���_  -; Building;;Bobni' Starts.  :n tHe Golden\r;TVest," ��� aud  as ��� an  encore,v, "My  ��� Rosary,'  ' "It *.     -*   '  r   ���_-" - T"*   ��   ! **-_       "^Jff1--       it.   .     ^H-*J    -  *aJ+  M* T If ^^B^���     -..        ��� -1     III   J      1 ' \SS*f     ^ *��� l   r ( J\iJ   *���    ^O "Ifl"*     "v It  f "/?> ;y^ITR>C0^2^STORE.%^i,F .*.v (r,  pyiof Co-Operative Association, Ltd1  DIES^-With, the warmer, weather'���'you %will ' !  ut jellies.' We,lhaye*tlie liest:.   Assorted.'flavors  cents'.  BREAKFAST   FOOD.  50  cts.  ished ���  e Best  rilled  ,nd Ci  tCIAL  LTISH COL  [o"p. "i packages, ,50 cts., Malta Vita, 4> packages   __   _  [ru. o ^utB, 8 for 50 cts. ��� Cream of Wheat 25 ,c.-per pkg:  [tt'V iri'd Buckwheat 25 ci3 per package,    ' " '     '   ^  1^4   ��� ^ ,.-';,''.' -    - i    -"*"��� ytf.\  IggFerms  Gash.: Deposit Accounts Opsned.  ]0i ,     FARRELL   BLOO__C '       '  MOYIE'S ' LEADING    HOTEL.        " '     '    k  V    ��� j. "     ' 4 - ,      ">  Hotel Kootenay  The best of accommodations   t',  ���-for the Traveling- Public.  argc and Commodious Sample Kooras.' Billiard Rooms,  MoTAVISH & CAMERON Proprietors. 1  "' i  IS  TORONTO  that 90 per cent of tho travellers aro wearing  20 CENTURY BRAND  Clothing-?   Ask  A. HILL,  FURNISHER.  -^ ti_. -U��.-v- ij7 JAT_sA2_jAi jtfZ-rfr-S^Z-rfV -^ A-C*  Imperial Bank of Canada.  _-f7_rfz-rf__rf- ��y.��  Capital  Authorized- --  Capital paid up   Rast --  -.-j���$10,000,000..  ....c--..:._J925,pob.  -.....-...4,925.000.  Savings bank  department.    V  est allowed on deposits from  date   of   deposits   and  ;ed  quarterly.  BRANCH.  J. F. M   PINKHAM, Manager.        ^  *..'���' ���,;.",       fe  'This is  thou,8rst time/ '.wo-understand,  chat Mrs. Gilbert Iia3 siing publi-  cally^;in ^Moyie,', but ,it" yrill, certainly not" beri the last'.' A 'quar-',  te'tte' by.Mesdamel Patreqiiinjand  LaBonte^'and- '"WTess'res. ^McCree  and'Roberts was. artistically ren-  aered and ,v" well.? received. \ jThe  accompa'nistsr"Mesdames" . Moore!"  .     ..      v^.^V^ IV   _-,fi_    '   -��� t        -,   -       -,  ,_n-���.;    ,^f   _fc    ^     '  Patrequin^ and 'Whitehead; filled  their, ��� parts y admirably. .The  quality of the first part of the  program put'everybody into good  humor and created a feeling of  anticipation of what was to come  (air except the performers and  stage manag'ors )  *  The farce was far-more successful'than even the most   sanguine  pf the promoters dared' to hojje.  Tlie part's'were'   well   sustained  and    the    > interest     maintained  throughout.    Tho plot'was"as follows:     Mr.    Walter    Litherland,  who is courting Miss Emily Wat-  muff, is objected to by Mrs.  Wat-  muff  and ordered    to   quit   the  house.    This ��� he does not do, > but  later seeking an interview   with  Mr. Watmuff, -.yho'is favorable to  his aspirations, - discovers a   plot  being   concocted  ^between    that  gentleman   and_, JnCi'.  ! Ferdinand  Swift, a  Canadian  inventor  who  has  brought  out\to    Canada   a"  "Patent Freezing Fluid."    By. the  exercise of a little duplicity these  gentlemen  intend   to   get'_ Mrs.  Watmuff to submit herself to  be  operated on.    Litherland discloses  the plot to' Mrs.   Watmuff,  wlio  throwing away the  mixture  substitutes water and then  pretends  to fall   in  with  the  couspiator's  plans.    Tho   scene    that    ensued  was full of humor and  fun.    The  curtain filially fulls  upon a  scene  iu which Mr.  Watmuff ia  promised a  "cold"   time,   aud  Walter  Litherland and Emily receive  the  mother's concent  to  their   wedding.    Had we  scirched   though-  out the province we could  hardly  havo    found   an    amateur    who  would havo sustained thc part  of  the   henpecked    husband    better  than Mr. Sois'th.    Uo was  simply  great, aud   tlie  Moyie  town  folk  are only afraid that tho editor of  the Moyie Loader might  forsake  'the.,calm dignity of  the editorial  chair for a more lively and changing life���on  the   road.   We take  Taa.b there will b3-<mora 'building in Mbyie'this" yea,.'1 than Ia-"b'  year   seems 'to'be* tb.3 -g,nera"  opinion. *-rMahy enquiries'a're be-'  iug  made  about   property,-- and  within*"tlieTpa��V '-week" several  deals have been, put"- through.*  H.  Cross'  managor�� of-, the  Co-Oper-  ative stbreflias"'"bought/a -lot- be--|  tween the Catliolic church and ' J. ���  S. -Ma'cEa-ljer,a"B V,place "'.and   is  buiMing'a1 hons?.^  E. -A.' Hill has  bought th.' coiner  lot o i fMoyie  avenue and Tavistock> sireet and  willtspon pvit up'.'one;,.of. the neat-  est residencesidn'^toVyhl ���_��� Several  others are containplating.buildirig.  ���_J_C^'  ^af ^-  A* Poverty}-*Ball.,  cess of< their social last Saturday.  Wm. 'MeDougall, draughtsman  at the-Sc.  Eugene, is in Spokane.  The Aurora property i. looking  better every day. ���'  ���        >  J. H. Alexander returned from  the hospital Wednesday.  Stein, Consor was down to  Hos-  mer during the week.,,,'.    , ,  -. W., H:. Laird,was  transacting  business,in Cranbrook the firsb'of  tho week.        " '     '1 \    t   ���  -���vv. - '      T - f,  7 Mrs. Farrell and daughter; Miss"  Mamie,- were put to Spokane this  week.    ,',-,'"'       "'..*,,    ���  S.'J. Morley. was up from" Cran-'l  brook yesterday looking after  his  building. . ,  4 ' !  Jvoiiis   Collin has    made   many  substantial!.in_provements on -his  dwelling. ,_���     '    i       '  Miss MeDougall and sister, Mrs.  D. McDonald, went to Ndlsoh. for  the,Eister holiday*.'     ,  Miss, Kennedy   was 'un' from  Cranbrook the  first of' the  week  . visiting'with friends. ,    ^ ',!  xhe subject for next' Monday's  debateVs:";';ReS0lved that the 'extension of tho bounty 'on Iead'Vis  fit; and p.rbper^ legisLition." ��� '  'Sb. VVA'ndrews Presbyterian  church'.-'-- Divine .service ' Sabbath  evenip&< 7:30,: p. mV SpeaLe--'-W.  T. < McCree.'fr , -���'*,   ,-"       "* />  ^Ther^will'^- "-=-'- -v;   -  '���*'  in- Vf*. ^i Uj' thnC VJhQ-y^\ f0 do  rour paining,  vh le the aays are cloudy and cool,-and before  tlie dust Jxjgms-to fly. ; '   ,  ���        ' Wo cawy'Pi-ism Brand ready n.ixp,l   pant, ia  aij, the leading, colors.    Also   while   lead", oil,  tur-'  pentine, vamislies, paint brushe^'etc/otc.    '  ;;     tr-ilh Prism Brand mixed paint' vou' ���cnn  do  .your.ovm work as well as any painter.  .     - 'Try a,tin o,i your,kilihei. ceiling or wainscoting; andbe'coYivinced lhat wilh l>ism  Brand 'you '  are a painter. ,��� ��� ' .    ,  >      A .   , , t , _, .  _,  i  -,   J      , , ,     ' I      "-'i     ' , l c ���   _  ��� MacEachem [&, Macdonald,..  m  The Market for Lead  , New Fork���Bar silver, 55  Lead, $4.75. ��� Toppei-, 13* of.,'  LostDOM^-Lead", ��18, 12s. Od.  A genuine poverty ball will [he  given Easter   Moniijr, < the proceeds   of which   will go, towrards  a fund for the,b"iildb-gvof a da icing float on the lake or a pa-" lio v  The dance will be iu Moilay hall.  Tickets  will be $1.50   anl a lap  supper will be served.   The diuce  i3 in the hands of the following  committee:    Mike'   Torpj-,    He 'b  Lowes, Chas. L^V-sley,- Wm. Law-  son and Hugh McD jnald.    Everybody is  invited   so  if you  hava  any old clothes at^all," cornel  Fi.ch will /Move.  J. W. Fitch has taken a long  lease on the'Morley building dating from the. loch of May. Mr.  Fitch will occupy vthe lower floor  for his store, and .will furnish' Iho  hall iu first class shape for rental  purposes. Mr. Ficch is to be  cougratulated-for his enterprise.  It would now seem thac Moyie is  to have a' hall that will be a  credit and not an eyesore to the  place.  Will Stop At  Moyie.  The Soo-Spokane train service  will go into effect tomorrow, and  the first traiu will pass through  Moyie Monday. The flyer will  stop at Moyie each morning aji 5  o'clock going west.  be special vEaster  services at. the "Catholic* church  tomorrow. m Fither Bad, of Cranbrook, will.Yffieiate'  Miss Dudley, who was.hare for  some time with her sister, Mts.  B. E. Taylor, left' Wednesday  for her houi-   in Fernio.  UO0K���First class experience  and reliable, Wishes position in  hotel or boarding house. Amily  J. J- T. Box 4-'_. Nelson,  . The last of the ice wont out of  Moyie lake Wednesday "night. It  went out this year- about five  days earlier than last year, '  ��� Joseph Kerr met with a bad f*. II  last Tuesday while working at the  St- Eugene. If a was somewhat  disfigured, but is still in tho ring.  Miss Jennie Smith, who is ro.v  holding a position in the Hosmer  postoffice, came up to Moyie to  spend Eister.  "Dick" MeCl-ire 'has turned inventor and is now applying for a  patent on a new fangled fire escape and -a continuous railway-  rail.  J. M. MeCIoskey, the blind entertainer, held forth in the   union  hall last   night.     Uis  entertainment was very good and  merited  a hotter audience-than   he  had.  Methodist church.    Service  tomorrow   evening   at    7.30.    The  Rev. Wm Boultou  will  deal with  a special Easter   subject entitled:  "Ecee   Homo."   Everybody   welcome.  Since the establishment, of the  leaddndustvy inCanada the American product -io longer, enters  the . country. , While a limited  amount of E_gli_h refln'ed lead is'  sold in CanRda, the proluct of the  mines ,of   British  Columbia 'now  leads in the home market   and is I   - , ,  winning first place ihtho markets j  ' Sjme ��f fche ��l'eafc Atlantic  of  China,  Jap in -and    Australia.  British Columbia is /able' 'to compete wi th Australian- refiners  and  more than a ye'tir ago  the  inva3  ,'METAL   MARKET  Ct9,  ion of the  garnvV  Australian market be-  An ���- Acknowledgement.  The' managers of  the  Presby  terian church -wish  to  thank  all  those who 'assisted to "make  the  late'concert;   such a success.    To  I all  fche  perfoz-niei's  they,  -accord  their hearty   thanks.   To   thos3  who took part in the training and  those,  'who     loaned    furniture,  plauk, etc., they wish to aekuow-  ledgeaheir indebtedness.   To  the  Dance Committee for  permission  to use the hall and    Mr.   Murphy  for'use of-chairs, aud   co   Mrs.  S-iusou, for use of her house at  all and any time for paactice  and  |     ���   GENERAL FLOAT        |  ers employ;loO fireman.  ."Wi  Sj far 1,000 acres  <are ,included  in tho t3',v_vsib3 of Prince li ip.cb.  Soma,10 gambler- w_re rec-rifily '  runout ofFdrni'e by   the    p'.lice.  The K-jotenxy ^Sceam Li'ii-b-y  atNdlson gives-e'-npHyhiia) to 20  p-sople". '", ,i < ���     v  The B. C. gavertnunfi office is  beiug nijved from Port Simpson  to Prince R���p3_ fc.  Father Coccolo, fimerly o6 th:3  di.tricfc, bafc who for th-? pxstyeir  or two has b33n up mrth, w.s recently appolnte I bo tik* c'lir^a  of the Ravelstoke pxt-ish.  * The Spokane Typographical union is pr ictie illy in   bdt.-r ship,  .than   any obhe.-Svn'lir uaioi-iu  to Mr. Smyth for publidity given  the northwest, accardiug  to   ad-  in the Leader we give our hearty   v"c33     ree.iv.J   from   the   co i_t  thanks.     , i."      * I cities.  The Murray Comedy Cd.  Djnver issojn.to hxva a  uiiii  -1 ibor ho^pical, accommodating3Z0  to iOO", to bs m inagod by the y.ifc.  The Murray  Comedy Company [ional Uaioa Lib.r  Il^pitil  Ai-  has been playing to good houses  for the past three nights. Their  play-3 were exellcent, and there  were good , specialties between  acts. Tonight there will be a  vaudeville performance aud a  dauce afterwards. Tickets on  sale at the drug store.  Extending Water  System.  Tho,Moyie Water company is  putting iu a main along Campbell  street to supply the residents of  Lhat part of the town. Five men  aro employed, aud the work is beiug done under the supervision of  J. 1'. Farrell.  soeiation. Ifbh.} D uivor veufcu-e  proves a sueze -s similar ho.-pitals  are to ba esiibh.bel in otajr  large cities.  Catholic Ladies' Election.  -I?..  *t  jt.V'1  S:  fiy  ���?--f|  ������ $ �����  "��'  *��� j  %  - k  VI  ?> f  :.1   r  The following are the new officers of the Catholic Ladies Aid, as  whichwas the result of the election was held the fiiht of the we k:  Mrs. II. Sbeu.irt, president; Mrs.  Morau, secretary; M--_. I.eaupy,  treanirer. The Catholic ladies  will give on ice cream social about  May 10 th.  Quarterly Board iVleeting.  The quarterly official boird of  the Methodist church was held on  Monday aftenoon with Bev. R.  Hughes of Cranbrook iu tho chair.  Tho usual business was gone  through and found very satisfactory. The Stewarts for the ensuing  year were elected. J. Blackburn  was elected recording stewarb and  Mr.1 Crowe Very III.  our hats off to, you, Mr. Smyth, j Mr. J. W. Fitch treasurer,  you did splendidly. Miss Stiuson  as Mrs. Watmuff, was also first  class. She filled the roll as "one  of the manner born," and undoubtedly shared to a very large  extent in the success of the piece.  Her rendering of the finiil scene  Mr. J. E. Crowe is  critically ill  with pneumonia at his  home ou  south    Victoria     street.     Lloyd  ,,,���,,, ,  ���.���...'��� I Crowe came home from Spokane  could hardly have beeu  lmnroved mh���,.0-,Q_.  o   , AI.      ,.   .    '.  T. .      , . .���,���������       " IJiursday, and Miss Lulu is   ex-  upon.   It is whispered that even'   ^��.���3x.        m        _   -,  L V ��� pectcd from Toronto Monday.  Thos.   Callou   passed    through  Moyie Tuesday on his way east to.  Saskatchewan to see  his   mother  who is very ill.    Mr.   Gallon  has  been in Nevada.  Ono week from Sunday the Odd  Fellows' anniversary service will  be hold. All mem ers of the order  are requested to join in the ''pa-;  rade atad attend the service; Rev.  G. H. Fiudlay of Trail will be here  for that occasion.  Mr. aud Mrs. Chas. H. Flood of  Phoenix came over to Moyie this  week and were the guests of Mr.  and Mrs. K. D. Sfcinson. Mrs.  Flood Is a sister, of Mrs. SDinson.  iff. Flood returned to';.Phoenix  yesterdny to ]o:">k after his hotel,  the Dominion, of which ho is tbe  proprietor.  New Property Working.  FOR   SALE-wo    tood, sub '  stantLd housi?s and lots  ou   easy  terms.    Apply to F. J.  Smyth.  Joseph Co?avello aud Jim Colli,  who rocoutly located two claims  on the upper Moyie lake, the Si\  Joseph aud S1". Jamo*-, are wotk-  iug steadily on their property and '  the3r report this week that th^y;  have struck good indications o"  ore. j  'iThpreAy ill be a .public   nieoMng  in McGregorh-i lluexfc Wednesday !  evening to discuss t In qnestio ivof ';  a dancing pavillion.    Al iu.vitod.  a*- * ,,;.��� -T..    ...  .   . ^^^ ~^3|  (S      Makes the Biscuit       \��  W/A     and Cake lighter,  f/A   finer   flavored, more  nutritious and wholesome  Ci^_.nj-yafrj^?v-v^sg<...i, ,������������ .  "      . .     7     NOTICE.  Take notice that after April 10  all.'wo-'ul and >oal sold liy the  undersigna _ will be for cash only  *Money must accomj.any orders.  'WAr.JEWELL,.  '   , O. F. DESAULNXKR.  O    _l   ii   ���'.,' CRS-A'Rfl  !mm\  Made from pure  Grape Cream of Tartar  ("���jY-SJ ,       No alum���No lime phosphate        ~;~  .iSSfc'i''?.  ,  '   .J. .-^'   ��� .    V 'Vi*
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Oi:.- -,'rt.Mt laiiJ. 'U is so vast, sire, so
liclj. >-> J>e.u'jtifu!! WJiere 'ire tiiere
sucli .hills, .siicli fore^ls, sucli rivers?
And it is all fo**_*.i_s if we will but tal.e
11. V\*ho is tluVe fo stand in our ,\vuy—
a Tew nations of scatlcreU Indiana and
a thin striy of Eniflisli laruaers and
fishermen. Turn" your Uiouybts tliere,
hire, and in a few, years you would Jje
nl-Ie to stand upon your'citadel at Quelle and to s.iy tliere is o'ue ;;i*e.it empire liere from tlie snows of tlie north
to thc- warm sotuJierii guJf and from
tbe waves of tlie ocean to tlie great
plains beyond Marquette's river, nnd
the name of this cinjiiio is France, and
licr kin-** is Louis, aud tier Hag is the
fleurs-de-lis." ,
, "On my word, count," said the kinff,
"you lune c.-uijrlit soinotlilnjc of tin's
gift of Indian elbijuence of Vvbicl) we"
have lie.u-d. Hut aliout tliese Unglisli
folk. They are Llu^ueuots, are they
,    not?",
,yKor the most part,.especially in the
, vporth."
;'Tlien.it rnight.be a service to tha
holyfv-liurch to send them packing.'.Tell
''mo now, Frontenae, what force would
1 ' you, nefed to clear tliese "people out-
one regiment, two regiments and per-
'* haps a frigate or two?"
"     But tlie ex-goveruor shook his' grizzle? '!«*-..     "You  do not know them,
' sire," said he.' "They are a stern folk,
those.    Wc  in   Canada, with  all your
'   gracious help, have  found It hard to
hold our own.    To put New  England
into jour majesty's bands I would ask
13,000 of your best troops and twenty
ships of tbe line."' - ' '
'    Louis  sprang   impatiently, from   his
,chair and caught up -bis cane.    ','Tae
' matter may  stand   until  our  council.
Reverend father, it has struck tbe hour
of chapel, and all else may wait until
we bave paid our duties'to heaven."
mention, out ne was actnaiiy rerusea
admission to the lever."'
"It was my misfortune to have to refuse him. inadame."
"You, Captain de Catinat? Aud liy
what right?" She had drawn up her
superb figure, and her large blue eyes
were blazing with indignant astonish--
-The king's order, madnme."
"Tbe king! Is it Vkejy tbat tbejving
would east a public slight upon my
family? From 'wliom bad you this preposterous order?"
"Direct from tbe king through Bontems."
"Absurd!  Do you think that the king
'would venture to exclude a Siortemart
tlirougli tlie mouJb of a valet?  Go, tell
tbe  king tbat  1   am  here  and  would
bave a word with bim.*' , ,
"Impossible, inadame. 1 have been
.forbidden to carry a message."    '
"To carry any message?"
"Any from you, m.idame."
"Come, captain, you improve. It only
needed this insult 1o make the thing
complete. You may carry a message to
the king from'any adventuress, from
any decayed  governess"—she   laughed
courtesies for which she was famous,
and turned away down a &ide passage
with triumph shining in her eyes.
(To   be   Continued.)
criAPTER in:      ,
'nil/E Louis had been affording bis court that which.he
had openly stated to be tlie,
highest of human pleasures,
1  thc sight of the'!royal face, the young
,   odicer of the guard outside had been
very busy passing on the, titles'of tho
numerous applicants for admission and
• exchanging usually a'smiJe or, a few
words, of greeting, with,them, for hia
frank,   handsome   face , was   a   well
known oue at .the court*   Three years
ago he had been an unknown subaltern,
bush fighting with Algonquins. and Iro- "
quois in tbe wilds of Canada.'; An ex-
„ >cliange had brought bim back to France,
aud into, the regiment of Ticardy, hut
"* the lucky chance of having seized the
bridle of the-lcing's horse one winter's
day iu Fontainebleau when the creature was plunging within a few yards
of a deep gravel i>it had done for him
what ten campaigns might have failed
to accomplish.
<■    A gentleman very richly dressed in
black and silver advanced, as the door
opened, with the assured air of a man
wliose rights are beyond dispute.   Cap-
tain de Catinat, however, took a quick
step forward, and barred him, off from
the door. - ,.
"I ain^ very sorry, M. Ce Vivonne,"
said' ho," "but you are forbidden the
"Forbidden the presence! I? You are
'mad!*' He stepped back with gray face
and staring eyes, one shaking band
half raised in protest.
- "I assure you that it is his order."
"If I could bave one word with the
"Unfortunately, monsieur, it is Impossible."
The angry nobleman stamped his foot
and stared at the djor as tho"gh he
had, some thoughts of forcing a passage. Then, turning on his heel, he
hastened away down the corridor with
the air of a man who has come to a
"There, now," grumbled De Catinat
to himself, as he pulled his thick dark
mustache, "he is off to make some
fresh miscliicf. I'll ha\e his sister here
presently, as like as not, and a pleUsant
little choice between breaking my orders, and making an enemy of her for
life. By my faith, here is a lady, as I
feared. Ah. heaven be praised, it is a
friend and not a foe. Good morning,
MUe. Xanon."
"Good morning, Captain de Carina*-"
The newcomer was u tall, gtaccful
brunette, her fri-sli. face and sparkling
black eyes the brighter in contrast with
her plain dress.
"A note from Mine, de Maintenon
to the king. You will band it to liim,
will j-ou not?
"Certainly. mad<>moisell<>. And how
Is madjuie, your mi.str«-&s?"
"Oh, her director has been with her
nil the morning, and lus lalk is very,
very good, but it is also very, very sad.
"SVe are not veiy choecful when M. Go-
det has b-.'en to see us. But I forget
monsieur is -a Huguenot and knows
' nothing of directors."
"Oh, but 1 do not trouble about such .
■■ "Ah. if monsieur could talk to Mme.
de Maintenon a little!. She would convert him." .    '
"I would rather talk to Mile. Nanon.
.but if—
■ "Ob!" .There, was an exclamation, a
whisk of dark skirts, and the souhrette;
disappeared down a side passage. ,
Along the broad 'lighted corridor was
gliding a very stately and beautiful
ludy. tall, graceful and exceedingly
'.haughty. "'The lady was past her iirst
youth, it is true, but the magnificent
curves of her queenly figure, the purity
*of her complexion, the brightness of
her deep lushed blue.eyes aud the clear
regularity of her features enabled her
still to claim to be the most handsome
ks well as the most sharp tougued wo-
jn'an iu the court of France.
"Ah, it is Captain de Catinat!" said
Mme. de.Montespan, with a smile.
"Your'humble servant, marquise."
"1  am fortunate in finding  a friend
here, for there lias been some ridiculous mistake .this morning."
.. "I am concerned to hear It."
"It was about my brother. M. de VI-
Ile flipped in front of her.   ,
■o 4 i r
shrilly at her description of her rival—
"but none from Francoise. de Morte-
m_rt. Marquise de Montespan."
"Such',aro v_iny orders, madame. It
pains me deeply to be' compelled..to
carry them out."
"You may spare;your protestations,
captain,   You   may' yet  find 'that you
have every reason to.be deeply pained.
For the last time!'do you refuse to carry my message?" "■ '   ,  ^     '
, "I must, madame." ,',       '
"Tlien I carry itsmyself."      •
She sprang forward at" the door, hut
ho  slipped  in   front 'of her  with out-
'stretched arms.       , -,
« "For  GovVs-sakef^consider yourself,
"madame!", he entreated. ' "Other' eyes
are up'ou you."    ; •       r       "-   .
'-"Fall!  Canaille!"   She glanced at tlie
knot of Switzers, whose sergeant had
drawn tliem off a few paces'and who
stoo'd open eyed, staring at tbe scene.
"I tell you that I will,see the Jdng."
"You will ruin me if you pass."
"And none tlie less I sbalUIo so."
The matter looked sorious?ftoDe' Catinat  was  a  man  of  resource,  but  for
once lie was at his wits' end.   Mme. de
Montespan's .resolution, as.lt'was called in lier presence, or effrontery, as it
was termed behind her back, was proverbial.'   If she attempted to force her
way, would lie venture to use violence
upon one who only yesterday held the
fortunes of the vv, liole court in the hollow  of her hand  and  who,   with  her,
beauty, her wit and her energy, might
very  well be in the same position  to-
'morrow?   If she passed him, then his
future was ruined with the king, who
never brooked  the 'smallest deviation
from his orders.
"If madai^p  would  deign   to  wait,"
said  lie, soothingly, "the  king will  be
on his way to the chapel in an instant."
"It is not yet time."
"J tliinJv tlie Jiour has just<gone."
"And   why    should   I    wait   like   a
"It is but a moment, madame."
"No. I sliall  not wait."    She took a
.stop forward toward the door.
But the guardsman's quick ear had
rainrht tlie sound of moving feel from
witliin. and he knew that lie was master of the situation. "1" will take ma-
ilaiw's niossiim'," said lie.
"All, you have recovered your senses!
Go. tell (lie king tliat I wish to speak
\\ Mh him."
ITe must gain a little time yet;. "Shall
I r-iy it (hiough the lord In waiting?"
''No: voiir-olf."
"No  no: for bis nrlvate ear."
' "Shall I give a reason for your re-
"Oh, you madden me! Say wliat I
lia\e told you. and at once."
But the young ohicer's dilemma was
happily over. At that instant the double doors were swung open, and Louis
"appeared in the opening, strutting forward on his high heeled shoes, his
stick tapping, his broad skirts flapping aud his courtiers.spreading out,behind him. lie stopped as he,came, out
and turned to the captain of the guard.
"You have a note for me?" .-.''
' ■ f'Yes,'-si/re.".'   -;   ;   ,      ', '
The monarch slipped it into the pocket of Ids scarlet undervest and was advancing once more' when his eyes fell
upon Mme: de Montespan standing
very stiff, and erect in the middle of
the; passage. A dark flush of' anger
shot to liis brow* and he walked swiftly
past her without a word, but she turned
and kept pace with hrm down the corridor.
,"l had no^t expected this honor, madame," said he. I
"I wished to liear my fate from your
own lips," she whispered. "I can bear
to be struck myself, Sircy even by him
who has my heart, but it is hard to
hear that one's brotJier has lieen
wounded tiirougli the mouths of valets
and Huguenot soldiers for no fault of
liis save that bis sister has loved too
■ "It   is   no   time   to   speak   of, such
things."    -'..I-
"When can I see you, then, sire?"
"In your chamber at 4." J
"Tlieli I shalJ trouble your majesty
no further."
Amusing   Oddities    of    Some   Ancient
'        _1
English   Churches.
Some pews'in the fine old church
at __alpas, Clieshiie, England, possess
a most amusing "peculiarity. ^ Each
one consists of sc-veral seats,' which
are really, though not appaiently, de-
taclied, and they look easy and comfortable. In this case appearances
are deceitful, for sliould one occupant
of any one seat lean forward while
"nidnid nodding" over he goes, on
the floor. The seat is so constructed
as'to easily tip over when any weight
is placed on its,'outer or front edge
nnd was so designed to prevent people from going to' sleep in church:* ' i
, We still find in a few of our ancient
churches the high pews,, luxurious |
cushions and curious, fitting? of former
days. '
Jn the good old times, when the
squire was lord of all he surveyedVn,
the1 village, his pew in the parish
church was often a kind of sitting
room. One such pew occupies the
.whole of the soutli transept of the
diminutive chuich at Gatton, in
Surrey. ■ It has a fireplace, a low seat
which extends around two sides of
the room and. blue tapestry 'decoration: Above it is another floor, on
which are three or0four ordinary pews
for the use of'the squire's servants,
and from it a .covered way leads to
Gatton Hall, some few yaids away.
There may be some truth in the story
that aMormcr squire used to enjoy n
pipe'by the'fireplace during the ser-,
mon and that' if he became Weary he-
would go out through-thef private door
for a 'short stroll in the- churchyard.
-A "similar pew exists in a church at
Colwich, Staffordshire. It has a stair-
cas-e'lending -lo a private door, and
it, is 'said .lhat the postman came this
way to convey letters and that the
servant brouglit in cake and wine for
'Consumption during the service.     ,
The royal pew of St. George's "chapel, Windsor,-is ^peculiar, because - it
is theolargest of its kind in England
and on account''of its being situated
above the choir, down upon,which the
Queen, can see the service from a fine
oriel window. , * ~' '<- f> 1 ,
;in little Benjamin. ,Church, ' Norfolk, ,is a pew for strangers and wedding partiesS. Tt was constructed bv
a'shepherd and bears a- cheerful,
suggestive piece of ornam'eritation in
'the-sha'pe of the carving of a skeleton.-
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Makes Shooting Noiseless.
A ."noiseless gun," for which Hiram
Percv Maxim, son ot Sir Hiram
Maxim,, who invented the machine
gun which bears his name, lias just
been granted « patent, threaten., m
tli. eves of experts, to ievolulionize
tlie \.oil_ of arms. By the device the
dischaige of a rifle or revolver is rendered p'raclicullv noiseless and, wstli
smokeless powder, military experts
nssort, may'lead to'tho entire equipment of tlio armies of lhe world.  '
MV- Maxim, who jesides at Hart-,
ford. Conn., asseiis lhat lhe discovery of 1he ''silent iiryarm""rca|]y was
an accident, residling fiom his study
of the problem of silencing the explo-,
sions incident to the running of an
automobile. Tlie principle involved
is similar to, that of tho automobile
muffler, the repoit' being prevented
through the action, of a valve which
allows, the gas .to'escape gradually,
with only a silent hisping sound.
By thi^Sdovice, which does npta'ter
the appearance of any weapon except
for a small crosspicce near the muz-,
7.1e, the escape of tlie 'gases following
discharge of the explosive is shut off
just as'the bullet (-merges froin'the
muzzle. This result is obtained by
means of a valve operntod by the
pressure'.of the "gases 'sliding ncrofls
the bore 'immed'alvily after the bullet
in tJiciong run ns oium--.v-.-nt    «v-   passes.    , , ,
marked   ■ E.   JJalody,     pliotogmphur, |    Preveuting lhe gaMa from- escaping
the other day. ' "The leoson i^'easy;; suddenly and provoking a consequent
blondes 'take better pictures 'than,
brunettes, i The lighting effects are
bvitter"when "lie subject isT; a blonde.
A 'blonde'girl mny get a pliologrnph
that will Hatter her, .where one of a
brunette taken .under tho-'sauie conditions will not even do her justice.
Naiurallv the girl • whose " portraits
flatter her n'tis them made • oftener
than her'dark-haiied. bister, whose
charms-are less easily shown,on paper."—Cleveland Plum 'Dealer. J   , ,
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" A.Clear Healthy Skin.— Eruptions
of the skin and the 'blotches .which
blemish .beauty,we the result of in>
pure, blood caused - by unhealthy ■ action of the liver and kidneys- Jn correcting "this unhealthy-action und restoring the organs t-s their < nornlaL
condition, 'Parmelee's Vegetable Pills
will, at the same' time cleans- .the
blood, and the blotches and eruptions
will disappear without leaving any
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loud' report, this valve allows them
to issue gradually through a-'flirieiVof
small holes, thus obviating all noise
except a slight, hissing sound., \Am-
munition of any kind may'be used. >
.MHitaryi experts" ,assert that 'this
weapon holds .the 'power to ,.jrevolu-'
tionize. modern,-methods-of warfare.
By ita use skirmishers could work
along an'eriemy'.s,'front nnd ,shoot
down pickets without their presence',
being noted- Sharprfhooters ' would
be enabled to pick ,of_'men.without-TO-
ports betraying" their position's. ''Tho'
extended front of- an entire, army,
masked, might operate with1 tremendous -execution- "-before ,its. p.o.ition
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Royalty and Railways.
-"Two 'interesting <, personalities rn-e
soon to retire from,the railway world.
Mr., Georsze Wright, the . superintendent of Victoria station,' onnthe London. Brighton & •South Coast line,'is
giving up his post in July;'and the
retirement' of Mr. Jno. Queen, - .the
stationnmster at the South-Eastern <5r
-Chatham terminus, has .already been
announced. " They -are officials .who
have'been responsible .at their'respective stations for ^the safety and comfort of "the long list of royal persons,'
English and foreign, who,have'trav-,
,eledv"to and'-from the continent *-by
Victoria. , Mr;1 .Wright has^ given some
reminiscences' pf these royal comings
and goings during his 29 .years in,
chargerof the, Brighton station. Queen.
Victoria was''a frequent visitor to the-
station on her way. to and from?Os-
boi;ne. When Ithe* Queen died, Mr.
Wright was responsible foi* the arrangements for convpying the body
from Osborne to Victoria, and King
Edward expressed his high, appreciation of* them.      -   '   "
Of tlie late Kine of Portugal and
the late Crown Prince Mr. Wright
has the pleas-mtest recollections.
"Most kindly and genial" is'his description of the murdered monarch.
The two royal- personages who preferred to travel slowlv were Queen
Victoria and the late Shah of Persia.
Her Majesty never cared to travel at
a speed higher than ,from 40 to 45
miles an hour; and the Shah was
frightened if a speed over 20 miles an
hour were .attained. Tn -"February,
1884, part of the station was blown
up bv Fenians. A Gladstone-bag had
bcen'depositod'in the cloakroom containing dynamite, and when this exploded it wrecked the cloakroom and
the ticket office, besides doing other
damage. Mr. Wright, who lived in
the neighborhood, heard the noise of-
the explosion," and hurried to the
station, He' found that the flames
had been speedily extinguished. One
station hand, who at-the. time of the
explosion was fixing the fire:hose near
the cloakroom, alone wa^injured, but
not. seriously. ' '
After the' Victoria explosion a
search was made at the other railway
stations, and at Paddington and Charing Cross'Gladstone, bags containing
dynamite-were found in the.cloak-
?oC" .The dynamitards were never
discovered. They escaped, it was be-
hevad to-America. Mr. Wright has
only had to deal with one strike.
This occurred many years ago, when
he was on the western .section. * The
engine-drivers went out on strike, but
retu-ned after two days. Guards
were pressed into service as firemen
in order to keep the service running.
Since Mr. Wright took charge of the
etation thc traffic has been multiplied
by  three.	
Docrease   of   Crime.
The number of people tried for indictable offences in JOOC in England
was 59,07'J, as against 54,007 in 1857,
when the population was foity per
cent, less than now.
This is levealed in a Blue Book
issued recently by the Home Office,
giving' the Criminal statistics for 1900..
Crime "decreased that. year. Four-
fifths of' crimes . are larcenies, a.hd
these .diminish in good times.
Drunkenness and crimes of violence-
tend  to   increase   in   good   times.
TProseeutions for riot—common fifty
years ago— were now' comparatively
rare, and serious offences of poaching
appeared to be. fewer, but the prosecutions for attempts to commit suicide
had continuously increased.
Out of 10,390 persons convicted at
assizes and sessions twenty-seyen were
sentenced to death,'but of tlitfee sentences eighteen were commuted to
penal servitude for life.
0"e of tlie most serious passages
in .*.e report deals with the steady
increase of 'coining, attributed- to illustrated arf.icles describing the .'process.
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1 '"Old.Hunks is going„to be a loan
sharkVi"* he? .'What attracts,, h'im'to,
that' business,  pray?" '- ,   - '
'•Tr.ey,  of course.   ' You guessed it
first {imc."—Chicago Tribune,"   '   ■'"
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"In aqua sanitas,", quoted the mo-"
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"What's the .idea?" enquired ""the
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You^cannot-afford, to be without a
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An ingenious contrivance is in use
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paint is sprayed on to the side of a
ship by means of compressed air,
thus enabling two men to do the woik
of twelve wielding the brush.
From October to May, Colds are the
most frequent causes of Headache.
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"But I  shall always  be a brother to
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"!f I had any use /or n brother," she
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Manner Is everything wl:h some peo-
*j!e and souietlili'ig with fvurvi"'-*".
"Have they a .skeleton in their
"Seve.nl;' they keep boarders."—
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—Wasirtgton  Star.
'The Maple Sugar. Soaspn. '0 , „
- For man)' years the'mojilo sugar in-'
dustry.,w_J3 in the hands of tho-Indian
natives', of the yaritius Canadian 'provinces Owho carped it on under primitive _andLnot-_bver-cWnly. conditions..
It i.s oven said of thbjm that the greasy'
blankets' which served for their night,
coverings frequently did ' duty.. next'
morning as'straining" cloths ,'for''tha
,sap" and ,cert~in' it" is. that .thfei*: pro-,
ducts,, had a spe'pky.inpj)earance • arid
a. peculiar flavor ^.quite foreign" to th*
farmer's output of -to-d.ay.;, ~ V
'■ No great amount of. capital is needed
for carrying'on'the indpstry'. A sugar
camp built near the maplo grove." and
,equipped'with a range', proper boilers r
and pots' are the essentials, and intelligent! patient 'worl_ .does, the rest.
Though the indian, as an independent
sugar maker, "exists -noT logger," it,, is"
interestfhg1 to'note tliat every "sugar ;,
camp ,of any prvflenaions has-at leastr
'one ' Indian . helper-; wlio-is-/usually
known to his employers_by,'th,e generic
.name^of ."Peter,' PauI.',V Heat,is/who,
far more than,^any' white; man,1 is" pos-S
sessed of'the.' secret'of the rising ofHhe,
sap and~who^knows, las'..if"byl-instinct,
the exact day" and,hp>nr',-\yhen"the*work
".of tapping the,treeVshould "begih^';,It,
is-he, also.-who prepares Uie^'spilea"
or hollow tubes of wood which; when
placed, in' the "•perforations in the-
tfunks serve "tordrain .the ,trces* of
their life blood.' „ , ''*'- ,,. - ...V
• 'For days, perhaps* 'tor "weeKs, 'before
the sugar .season begins. Peter . Paul
watches the weather ca'iefully. l__Djii
mild days he knows, almost byTthe*
exercise of the sense "of hearing" it
would seem, that the sap is sluggishly
traveling upward but he stolidly bidest
his time until there* comes<?n sharp,
cold night which chTecks the * flow en-
tirelv. If this . is ■ bucceeded; as is
often the case, by an unusually warm
day, -there will.be such, a rush of sap,
as will cause, all 'the sugar, makers tp
eeTt at the work of lapping and Spiling" their trees,in tbe .greatest hajste
lest, the magic, moniont \iould,be allowed to pass. ' ,   '
England's Biggfst Goose Farm
To provide ■ the Cbrist*nas goose lor-
eight thousand homes—or, at a "modest
estimate, thirty thousand people—is
no light undertaking. , Twenty-odd
years ago a thrifty youth saved his
pocket money, . during the earlier
months of the year, and later purchased very young goslings with his
little hoard. These he reared and fattened for Christmas on his parents'
farm in Lancashire. Young John
Elarrison saw there-was money in the
little business he had taken up as a
hobby. The thing grsw year by year
as he grew,, until ,,to-day he is well
known as the Lancxshirc Goose King,
and his business has _ assumed tlio
aforemontioned  proportions.    ,.
A peep at his huge flocks of geese
wandering over fields, acres and acres*
in extent, at TTaIs_.ll, a picturesquo
hamlet near the olri market town of
Ormskirk, would indeed be a revelation and a surprise to many. Twenty
sacks of corn, besides a largo quantity of meal and potatoes, have to be
dealt out per day to this slock of
geese, the corn being usually scooped
out of carts into tranches made along
the   fields.
As Ghristmas approaches the birds
r.re even more libeiaUy supplied with
delicacies, until they evince no disposition to fly—and, indeed, very little
to wander about at all. Expert killers
aiid pluckers got to work some time
before Christmas, and half a dozen of
these men can prepare throe hundred
,lo four hundred a day. They/;make
more than a.sovereign ii day jit the
.work. The feathers sometimes bring
m much aa 2s. a pound.
So   Is  This  Joke.
Bill—Heard   the   new   song   about
the 'subway?
Pete—No.    What's'ft. like?,
Bill—Well, the words are good, but'
the air is bad.   . '
Made  In  New York  For  an   Eccentric
Potentate  In  Jndi». ,    ,
A lock for which a New York lock-
maker not long ago received aa order
taxed the ingenuity of uli the experts
In his establishment. It Is a point of
honor with the house,' well known
throughout the'world. Unit no order,,
however ingenious," shall lmille the Inventive faculty of the designers or the
tc-lmleiil skill of the workmen. What-,
ever a customer wants he mnst have.
The order In question came al! the,
way from a rujau hi India. After the
manner of ducky, potwitntes, he suffered from/the du..I possession of dis
honest servants, i'lid magnificent diamonds. The diamonds'hud U*eo <Us*
itippearJng at an uliirmhig rate, and,
though ouly seven'servants had accesp
to the box containing the gems, It h.*i„
been impossible to discover the cujprlt.
Whether- tlie rajah dismissed hlsrpt'
inue or put them to death, on • suspicion; the thefts regularly,continued. *„ •
1 u   his ' extremity.; he* heard  of  the
New York house.   An "American would
have contented, himself,with procuring'
a'safe the lock  of Which would  answer to no Jv'cybut his o>vh.    But the
rajah   desired   BomcUi!vij%' ' mpre,"    lie
wanted   not   simply '^to- pi-csoi-vo   his
jewels, hut.'to catch the ihlef.'.Uts or-
.de'r/wm-  for a  safe Dttcd with elgfc.1
dlftcreut keys,; on» .for  each'" of ""hi*
'servants and one-for himself. -A^plece"
of glass,about eight Inches .square was1
to be let iutp the front of the fiftfe*
The, lock unist be so constructed that
upon the opening of the "safe- by-imy,
particular key the ptfotogrnph'.of tin?
opener.should' appear' "mtrtwilatcly/jn,_
'front ,0. the. glass,- to'remain there'Oll
another key   was«luscrted>- 'Thug  It
would always- be■ possible'to. tell -wjio
had last opened .the |aftf..-'"'. '    ->   . V,<
,Tho   c/umsy. Ingenuity ' of ' the ' idea,
made It a uimcult one,Jo reallze.-i Bui
"In a,short time an apparatus wrt's.de-'
signed" which would contain^the seveii"
photographs.   --W»l9"wasj'fa„tened'hi
side the s'ftfe'njid made to communicate,
with,the lock.' By a'cleveKmcchaSfca''.
'de'vfce -lie keyI-of.t-eacli^ servant'asL,'l'*
' turned ,tho   lock " brought"'' the'"'photo!i
graph into view.—New York Tribune. -'
•    <    a -        "   j* .\ „,r -   j    .     ,    >   , -'    ' ■
I-        .     1?; r; TTT, -'--.'
"    ',' ller Narrow "Escape,1   •'',,
"MIss^,Mlmjle,;.*"■;began. rtbe* eJ£erl.w.
caller, clearhig - his, iUirdnt.f"lt;,,is trui :
that11, hive,"known you",'pnly"'a" shon-*
time,   comparatively' speak lug.   but' Itf-
'ha^e ta'ken""a'strong liking toyoaj- It'll"
true also'.that I a.n*-o!d, enough! to'be
your father, atid!,*,-—7.; \_- •' I * o, \.', - *-'
■   "Oh,  dou't"sayVai*y,th!ng  morei'.Jlr
RypuD.". hastily iutcrnuptwl "the" y
Not   the   Same.
Tom—Tf 1. had an air ship I'd flj
away and seek niv fortune.
Jack—Tf you had an heirship ydu>
fortune  would come  to vou.
W.    N.    U.    No.    684.
•  Why?
Ts.one always chlllc-O to the marrow?
■Is an explorer aluars intrepid?
Is a swooj) always u foil swoop?        j
Is a statesman always eminent? '
Is a newspaper-, man  always a  well
known newspaper nuui ?
Is a bargain always extra special?
Is drapery always clinging?
, Is sweetness always cloying?
Is a ruffian always burly?
Is   one   always   within   an   Inch   of
death?   Why not two inches?      j
And why, why, why, Is a conclusion
always forcca---,''
girl,-a'dc&p'flush'DinjilUng tier check
'."I'-.should be,sorry >to_gIve -you" pain
""hut it.carinever"—■ i" ". -, .f-V,;'..'. ,. .■" "-:
"■'Why,"wbat>do;ydu mean;'vMIs^;Mhi''
ale?,.' l^was^only going'to «say that mj
age 'and' jmy/ UklU-T for yuou  Slight■ tc
' glye^me the'*prIv:3ege"of .advising)you;
"to abandon rt.ho. idea';of;-being' an' dc-,
tress/ (~You~7 haven't '"the ~ vojee", or, the*-
physique.l tny 'dear yotmg'Lf"^..-- 'B.}-
.sfdea, It's a-Wd.an'd'exactjng'llfe.^Try"'
^f-on^hlnp- nr  Klenoirrnnliw or   booltkeen.
jo'ur^advlce^In ttilnd^florrittle'wea.thcr,
<loa't-i*0_* thiilU ?'r'r-1CUic3ji>" fl-^biiw*^" "
• -  " "■   '■  ''' *' *•"'"-   ' "       '•"', -"-"""'
'r\.\ -'       .Witchcraft'In India.*"*
The, belief,-In   .ivitehcraft ;ls .wlde-v
spread.In'India, especially among the
-tribc'sr'low hi the scale or civilization.
The ojha. or^exorelst," Is an Important
member,(Of the community. ' Itis mum
meries.-nhdlj incantntions   Impress, not
onlyj tlio  lower nclasses,; but. even  or-
tl.o'dor-nujpiits'nml ■ KUyastlis^ _IIe Is
paid   to .denounce-witches,   and,,'with
the  cunning "of - his class,  he  usuall.\
chooses harmless old women whose existence Is rather a Inirdun upon the vll
Inge.   Some of, these.women." however,
have as Implicit belief In their powers
for  evil   as   the   villagers  themselves.
Murder frequently follows the denun
elation,     i , "',*■'     i
■"    SHIRTS
i V ■''
,     The Colored Nc^ligt PLirla
i<-the popular blurt i-i ii.iv
)', ', A short time n(j-iieg!i,.e».1Kl
o were worn only in >,iiuinm
Now   thc   hot drosf" no
'wear thcui all tli. jtat -cu-ii.
They  fiudalh«u mwh iu-«
' ■comfoi-t-.t-i* for- daily mt, t_u
a sr.iff-l-osomcd shirt.
'•v Not only are the, mircK?-,
,   fortable, but titty •nmrlutca.
,. because thej nvate lewet in^
'to the laundry.
^      It is no the use oi a chir. 0v_>
- vrtmrti ix out  'il^e uie, l-ucirjr
that,does it
■  "■ The  name'Toole? on a'l'ni
- meani _?it1AVear and Comka-
look for tie name.
,„   , -TOOltE BROTHtfi-, UMHEl
,-   ;   ',     MONTH-A'-.       „   211
Prices Reduced,"
,   -- -   ", ~    '     !'   ' '• l
^"Quality ihe same
''.''Windsor. Salt is -CtcalVj
* r * L
r ■ cheaper-jthau'-u f erior iaiporal
i I s a ll; 'Vh i c h is b e i _'g so_£ |
. 'throughout the west. Winds*!
I^-Salt is'Absolutely pure.^Itl
,' requires' less to 'propeijj
\\ season. fobd-fgoes fanhir
thus-,is-'more cconoraiciLJ
'■ ,'Yo'u savVtrioney by
' using
■ - .? wi, to -o«r from owner hkf t;
.^A^eOQ-D' FAR!
I'Var-ulM rr>+c*'*uirtlmi»** 'kh,tVi'.k2_
I   Plo-"> «lr»; pr(«* afld   ^'"-"tt-iS
|-'b_ __-." Kill jl&»! M-lll* o««iw '"•'     j
|'^iJ' p«»W«t*tV«, jv>iMt «^w*;^ja
, V Sand  oi jour
, ttir< 11 pice—* of ,
Jewelry to KllatlOci-uMc-c-. When t'A\"'--
ffil.ao nod wo»lll«4nd you Own" T«0 t".
-IlwltlrSOa. W«itru»tyot)wlOltliaJi<»llr»'l-.-l
It -llch-rv«-pai_. SbqcI U47ouri-uitu&r.-.Sb'|
STARMFO. CO..70&7 Ot-.P-OTISES:"-3-
"Whipped" From «  Lunatic Asylum.
'Among the'amusing anecdotes'told
of parliamentary life Sir Uenry Drum-
mond WolfT In "Ilombllng Recollections" gives the following"- as an 'example of skillful,"whipping:"
"At the time of an Important division
a member happened to be conflued In
a lunatic asylum. Every vote was necessary. " Arrangements were therefore
made to deliver hliDjat the house at
the moment required, and ho" was received by tho 'whip' of his party, who
induced him to walk through the lobby
by preceding him with a stlclr of barley sugar lu his band. This I believe
to,be a perfectly true story."
|Uw2- Cent*.
,' Will grotr In tht (■
/liotiM or out of v
t doom. Hyaelntbi,
TUll-Hv,   GlAOlollU,
Ctoi-ub, yucliilnv'
' Ox.ilia. Tulwrovav,
Begonfot, Jonquils,
Datrodlls, Cmnesa
Uly. Dewey I.Uy,
Ol'ixlnl-, l_llc» or
tho Valley—all poMpnM,
.. __ j. premium vritiUir/w Ilalo. -
r RK_ a big collection of flower ir«.i-<ivi
or coin." As _ premium with tlte«- lltilo. vtq
»n<l a line collection of Souvenir 1'o.Ij.I <.•_!
, American  tiurtory,  Somervlllt, f
'   RomOTM  Bnri>ftl "Knla
Thickened    TUsuiv,   I.
.1'nrti.. mid nnyl'-ff or^
Cure- • Lamouoti.,   AIIhii
wltliottt l.iyliiit  tlio litir.'i' up
1>1 Utor, sum or renio'"'*'!,' I»-*I
t-ottlc.ilffllrurovl.   I'aiuphlMUt
AISSOnuiXT:, Jit., forrj:l-J
botUj. Curo« Syuovlt.t. W'f^i-j
Strain*. Uouty or Jlli,.|im»ileA
rpdure* Y.irlroHC Vflns. Yai U .rV, *,1
>fi:>vs.««.n   Uoolt freo   Oenn'nu'n.M c*f
W. F. TOUKG. P.OF_13r»on_tou1- Sl.Sprtii"
LVMAN SONS * CO.. Montre_l. Cmiiliiii
Alto /urnltlimJ ty Uarttn Bui.  i.   tt,"»' ft-f
r»« Nai'anal Drug /* Ghimltsal Co,   IVf«» M «|
«j.^ Utndtcon Bret. Co. ltd.. VaA*aumr\
h better it wuiiiii-jl
Many people have a habit of ailing. - IIcw muc
to !e_r.". to keep ws!!.   For health, after all' is largely a nutter s
habit, which all may acquire with a little practise.
teach good habits to Stomach, Liver. Kidneys and P.o*\ <•!*•.   •■|^"
arc .subject, to  Bilious  Attacks,  suffer   from   Constip:'"1-"- °[ „■■
•troubled  with ■ Indigestion,   Nervousness'  or   Headache,   Bce.c .j
Pills will reform all  these bad irabits and set an' example-of 6*",
hcfllth,7 which  the body will quickly follow.'    You can br.c.ik .up
sickly  habits   by occasionally  using the  health suggestions-t»
mitted by Bcccham's Pills.. ...   . v '■    7,
Prepared only byThamn's Beechnra, St. Helens, Lanen'«lilre.■*"^l*"ii]
Sold by all Drug:j-lsts In Canada and U. S. America.     I" b°*f*
LIMITED, Atoarfl
EDMONTONjMJfc IHWIIHIIII'li'nVlliiiirii I    If '  THE LEADER. MOYIK BRITISH COLUMBIA.  1  Iii  HCINE  FOR SPRING  "gfflpjose With Purgative^���  ~:micjjs All People Need.  '//��  K,hgt Shin a  o day-,   ,  ix-u'iijjtiikr,  -.lunnttT,  dressed tnta  yeai loiSsiit  i ntuch mn  ���nl}' use, t_u  ,-t,, '  ity 'in.-c cms.  ���ntarlutjia,  e tewet in-i  oi a ihsrt Ih! I  , thet, lati-iir j  /  ind Ccn_Ln-'  fj3,'UMIIE_  duced,  *    - , ��V(  ie same  .14 attcalVj  'noriaiwrai  beia^solvl  'est. \Vi.a_*f  ly pure.'  rto"��p,rop_'.j|  >es' farthv-r  "conduncal'l  [oney by  acagtly sick���but not feeling  I'jmg'That'- the way most peo-  "fnj-the Spring. Easily tired ,  Variable, sometimes hend-  ., ,.{'$a feeling of depression..  Irjjw&jffiimples .or eruptions appear"  J3jfete��maV be'.twinges of'rheuma-  pIBferTifeiiralgia. Any of tliese In-  Pca^tfiatlthe hlood is out of order ;  IhBflhem^por life 'Of winter ,has-  hmmiWnml^xiison you' and may eas-  pl^*^0lopMriip more serious trouble.  '���^oi��^^.^^wyom-atilt.as many, people  ~i}iM$3$tlW& "vith ��� purgatives " in the  lyou can put-.'your blood  gatives gallop through-the  5l_weaken instead of giving  !j"*""|"tyhat'.you need in, spring  im^medieiue thnt -will make  g^^bloo'd/ build up' the weak-  IS3"*' an<'" ,thus give ��� yournew  (nd: strength. Dr, Williams'  ils|!i"8 the one medicine that  Ijli^speedily, Safely and sure-  ����%'fiose fit 'this medicine  Lew,"rich," red blood, streng-  appetite, clears the skin/  ,p tired, depressed -men  ijejJ! bright, active' and slrong."  %:t-Huggins, Oshuwa, Ont.,'"  Hon'l think there , in- any--  pil to Dr, Williams,* Pink  3^curc for nervousness, in-  _nd a run down condition  od." ,'For some.time I was  ^^Jufferei from these troubles,  ;^"jf||*yeral remedies ,but' nothing  'rtpimtil 1' began taking Dr.  jlPink,-Pills'. ��� Before., taking  Igt'j-like'an old���rhanVbut by  fjVau,' taken four,;; boxes my  ad "returned, niy 'appetite  |S"ioy'nerves we're steady and  ceHrig a renewe'd man."'*',  jj^^ed.'a medicine this spring  $_v%fepedplc,vdo-7-try- Dr, Wil-  "Kn��?iUs'and<see how.speed-  j_��fi��_ffi'*_l".frnake ''you ' feeL-like-'" a  %I)gjfS%;'Sold by airthe^'medi-  ggealefftftor by .maiL-nt"-50 cents  "^orpix boxe'i* for $2,50 from.  BBSWiiliaina' /'Medicine 'Co.',  lUj||om. -   ,..-., ./ < v. ,v'  fikihe," "the ��� photographer  {|l':think-your"'omile,*,is lin-  j& broad.f If' wilK.show. all  llecth ,-cost 'me $-0.'"- growler.-" <*7Itl want 'emjto show.*'  [Tribune." .'     -.' ',' .'������'   ,    '  _.��� - 1 - 1, i~- >'. ���'��' ���'���  Tr- corns harder to -.remove  |Krthat '.others,' have ,-.had?  yi-iiad 'the/hame" kind?"'.'Have  SJjeen 'cured _bv using Hollo-  �� Cure?." -"Try ,a;.bottle.",���  Spry* suspi  TED!  - FARf  Iir 'iMH  '"j"  wi.fB i"-*r'H  o��nw'*',' 1  *    Krtfiie*!.'* *i|*  Im  m  'Suspicion'!    ,'-��" (*���.,;   ",''  return Mioine- one "night ,"a  sadly t8. his wife -ii'{Ted-  "y�� suspicious .of "me^'You  bhes? i.\Wqll7 'I did; some  ni3-'*! a? Vi-rt 1 on t h ;* and\wl 1 en  iV'for - the .bill Kilns', moiin-  Jim oxif of' friendship. that  Igharge IiimT-anythihg.-*JbIe,  fscordially .hut. said t'he'd  i��_<tfwHi.\.,, ^-        , - .   -       ..,'���"      . ���.   ,���������  receipt.     1'-       - '.,''.    ,,  n> ������� f  3 jour V-ljt-*  ul^rvw"  . When " ���},";  i the*> TWOS',  JltliaJemli^'1-'  a-m-iiif ��-���������"_  LBS  o  '"���'I  'entii.  Into  >ut of  :lntti��,  iloliu,  yutn^*  ���rov!*,  iqulls,  I.uy,  lies or  illpoMpil,>l,S<  .tlien- ilulMn  wer��ee<t^-<i.��-  ^nir ro.lJ.1 ..���_!  Somervillt,'  i��l Tlnlnrd  usu.-v, iiiiin  ruff of-'iS  o����, AI Ihi 1 f  s litir<i' "P  ennn��tli'li-*L  ���ain|iUi'iUt,g  Jit.. rorrj:l*f  jv-lt.��. '-'iSS!  ,Jlli,.tim��ilt4f  Varli -r'', 'J  u'nu .'n,',! c*f j  OUl.SI.Sprttl  real. Cjiu-H1!  Co,  iv/���� W "I  .IIWU",  f-^ CANNOT "B^'CURED,^  LvAPPLIOATIONS as they  -achSthe" seat'-pf the'Cdiseiiie.  I^Wblood  ort(-,consjlitutiohal  Sid'.in '"order, to'.'curc: it',,you  ^'internal remedies.    Hall's  Pure,   is vtaken    internally,  I'directly on*the "blood and  Isurfaees. ���,.   Hall's �� Catarrh  &iot   a .quack ��� medicine. >* 11  |{cribed''"by one' of "the l best'  ih this  country for years  ^���regular  prescription.'   It is  ** of -the   best  tonics  known;  ;with  the , best   blood   puri-  ing directly  on  the, mucous  J^'The' perfect combination cf  pngredients, is what produces  "Iderful results in' curing Ca-  l|nd for testimonials free.  "J.   CH13N1.Y  & ,CO.,   ���   ���  ^     \ Props., , Toledo,   0.  ^".druggists,-price 75c. x  lHall's Family Pills, for  con-.  ffderstand vou have .been tell-  �����_..ff"lNiJi: a story?" said the mo-  iWg&fa 'eight-year-old daughter. ,  pe^froamma, JL did,-" replied the  _^uSd<m't you .know lhat is very  ��8%$"��r_,y dear?" *   -,'  tm&'ma, I don't think it was. ,  iStfis veTy naughty."     "  "^mma. she  asked   me  how  'ere, and"'I kuow you didn't  Ito  tell  her'the   ���truth I ���  talesman.  t Wulll'  matter  '9B��k  I^Einiment Relieves Neuralgia.  g^iri  Constant  Reader  "~'Viite, our Secretary of Em-  aris,   tells. of   a   brilliant  IS-��  "��� French   journal,    who  "on'g objection  to  thc note  llpfcto most of his n��socift<es.  ���*Msian newspaper man wears  'faw cuffs and  on  these ho is  Sf'down such  events as ap-  fj.^>  w'th sug-cstions for his  articles.      At    first,    the  tho-lnundross  was. much  these' hicroglyjihics,    but  (hi  on slio became able to  "and    apparently  derived  t nnd pleasure therefrom,  the     journalist    received  "undcred   gannonts   a  slip  whicli  was written:  $St   washing   was   very   in-  "J:ut  we  should   be  glad   to  ive    us     more    political  irpcr's Weekly.  BLACK DAYS QF HISTORY.  Dates  Which Mark  National Calamh  ties Are so Designated.  The narhe of-.Black Friday was applied in England to December 6,-1745,  when tlje news reached London that  the Pretender to the throne liad arrived a*. Dei by and the safety of the  crown 'pf King George was regarded  as seriously threatened, alb.it the revolution was speedily ' brought,  to an end. In the financial 'history  'of England, May 1J, Jg.C, is designated as Black Friday, as on that  Hay began' a, disastrous, financial  panic, which wns brought about ,by  the',failure, of tlie firm of Overend,  Gurney ��!. Co., in London, who were  afterward''tried and acquitted of con-  bjiiracy to defraud.'''- ,  In ecclesiastical history the Roman  or Western Church has frequently de-,-  ,signaled Good Friday,'as' Black Friday, as on that day all clerical vestments and altar draperies are strictly  of black. The term fblnck-J*.ter days  is" ftpplied' to minor holidays and  saints' days, whose names appear on  calendars in black - letters instead of  red letters,,'as ,do the high, days and  holy days. In the/.English calendar,  certiiin, black letter 'days liave been  retained ^ because " they mark civii.  dates'Of'importance, such'as Hilary1  term -and Martinmas qummer, or because they commemorate .some puDtic^  benefactor. ' '  '   The,>,nnmo BJ^ck'' Monday* is given  in -English' history to Easter' Monday,,  April U, I3G0, when'Edward III."lay  with hia"host before, the'city 1 of Parip  and  the  weather was so stormy and  bitter cold lhat niany^ .men died  ast  they sat on their, horses.    The term'  was afterward extended to include all  Easter  Mondays,  and  iV so used  byt  Shakespeare   in--"The   Merchant   of1  ,,Venice," _in rthe .line,  "Then -'it,* was  not 'for "'nothing "that  my'nose   fell,  a-bleeding   on o Black, Monday. Mast."  Dickens 'refers" fo the schoolboy' ous-*  torn 'of regarding tho day for returning to school", after, the long Vacation  as 'Black lkMonday, and an article in  "Household .^Words'*' mentions   "the  tue,'observance  of the ancient institution-of'Black Monday," the-eve of  .which'was-kept on, the'Saturday pight  when" the," ��� school '.7 box   was, packecL  'In Irish history' th'e term Black ,'Moh-"  number j>V P'nglish   were  slain" in ' a ,  numbo.r-Tof," English "were   slain   ina'  ���rillage'.near Dublin'inV209.< ,  .'Australia'has,a'Black Thursday, in  its-history, the "name/being given'Jn.  tho .colony-' of ,rVictoria, "to.. Thursday,'  February C 1851, when the most terri-'  ble,"bush'fire known'in the history of  the colony raged over an immense ex-'  tent of territory and the" heat-was felt"  far out'at sea and birds overcome' by(  it fell'on the decks of,7 coasting" ves-"  eels.   -The loss, caused by the confla-'  gratiorv was exceedingly- -great. , '  ���Black Saturday was the name given  in'Scotland to .August,4, -1621,  when  tha Parliament," sitting in Edinburgh,-  ratified   certain 'articles "'introducing'  .Church "of-England  practices,,.in  the"  ���churches" of.jScotland which were opposed to the.religious.,convictions'of  the   Scotch -Presbyterians. -  The .violent thunderstorm.-which; occurred at>  ���the' 'lime^wilhtmuch- lightning  and  great^darknoss.'^iwis "'held," to ,be.',a,  manifest*token' of 'the,displeasure ,of  ."Heaven'.1't,'. ' ;"'v>fi, "'V'-V-V * ^  '\,;Sir,-Walter^Scolt'in/one-of his tio-  vels^ wrote,:"V"Sh'e '.was*-'to'"'remind*" a  neighbor  .of'-sbmeVparticu'lar'; whicn  she was to'"recall'to Ihis'memory, by-  the to.lten Xthat^Tlionias" 'Reid land "'he"  ha~d'!;;seCiouf'-.l0gethe.r���ltO'jgo' to'" the  battle"which took place on,the Black  Saturday," ���   "'/''���. ,���"   >*ls '  .   So'far as the records show, no other  day al. the-.'week has had the adjective black attached to it.   Red-letter  days are any lucky, fortunate or auspicious days,  arid .ore,"so  called   because  in, the   older tliturgical ��� works  the greater'holy'days are designated-  by  red  letters.; "Dickens  makes ,one  of his  characters  in '"Bleak  House"  say:   "It is   the  old  girl's   birthday,  and that is -the greatest holiday and  reddest   lotter   day   in   Mr7   Bagnet'a  calendar."-*    Charles   'Lamb,   in   his'  ."Os-ford   In   the   Vacation,'^' writes:.  "The red-letter .days now'become, to  all ,.in tents and purposes, dea'd-lctter  days." ���'  SLEUTH AND CRIMINAL  SOME   CLEVER   CAPTURES   MADE  '"'  BY MODERN  DETECTIVES.    ,  Tracing a Tragedy From the Slightest  ol Clues���Law Breakers Have Now  Become Scientific In Their Methods  1���Identification , by the" , Famous  l.ertillon1 System,��� Treatment ,of  Dead Bowles. JB ,  The  modern   detective   has   of late  been compardd U< a.keen and discern-  AGONIZING     PILES     CURED   BY  '   ZAM-BUK.  'FOOL GUNNERY" IN THE WAVY.  Mr. F. Astvidge, of 3 St. Paul Street,  St. Catharines, Ont., say��s: "For five t  years I suffered untold agony with  protruding' piles. No one known the  suffering one has fo eruluie only those  who are so unfortunate as to have  them., The pain was -o gieat at times  I would almost f-cream, 1 went down  in weight and had no appetite. I tried  everything, I heard o* for tyil-*-, but  got po relief. I went to seveia] doc-  tors.r but they^ would give me little  hope of ever' getting rid of them and  I finally gave up in debpair. One day  a friend gave rne a^sample of Zam-Buk  salve and told me, of Foniediie who  _ hbd been cured. 1 decided to try it,  rng"ph��BJ?"anT 'j}, om''a"few"apparent , and tlie relief I got was encouraging  - ���-    ��� ��� ... 2 bought a box, and the piles kept _n  diminishing arid the pain wa.s getting  less. T used three boxes and am now  completely eure'd. I wisfi I' could  have got Zam-Buk'years ago, it would  have saved me a great deal of misery.  One thousand' dollars would be none  too small ah-amount to give for such  a cure as mine. I wish I' could convince every sufferer of the value of  Zam-Buk." '    '   ' "  Zam-Buk cures cuts, burns, chapped  hands, cold feores, itch, ulcers, eczema,  running sores,'catarrh, piles, bad legs,  abscasses, face sores, spring eruptions  and all skin diseases. It is ggod'alao  for rheumatism, sciatica, etc., when  well rubbed in.'''Of all drugjiisU and  stores, 50c; '-or from Zam-Buk Co.,  Toronto.  Youthful  Supplication.  Eugene's mother was thankfully putting him to bed after a particularly  trying das'. She congratulated 1161-8011"  that in spite of. an his mischief and  naughtiness since morning she had  been ablo to keep h<>r temper well lo  hand and preserve "a uniformly kind  though ttrm attitude toward the small  offender.  He looked .very saintlike Inv his white  "niglitle"-as he leaned ngrahi'st her repeating his voluminous prayers. It was  ��� n-lth mingled feelings of astonishment  aud amusement that her complacency  tvns slialv-cu by a "digression from Eugene's regular order of prayer.  "O Lord." he was saying devoutly,  "please forgive me for having such a  dls'gree'blc muvvor today. Help mb to  forgive licr. too. an' make her a more  patten ter. gcncrotiser niuvvcr tomorrow to tier 111 tie good hoy. Amen."���  Woman's Home Companion.  Beccha" I  e'of^feti  c.ik ��P "Sp  tri^jfl  HE"-  ITON  out  'Ai!Stton|tWonic  ^Sdcr  \Ol  Vithom Alcohol I  Vithout Alcohol  Without Alcohol I  J-SS*.  Without Alcohol  WpsTWediciiie Without Alcohol  __________!_?    Without Alcohol  p W�� publl��l-J-��rT-r'nul����  W�� k��ul��h Blpohol  y     from eorm��_T-l_e��  /_> fey     vo u'f* y��u to  r\ I ,"H ooD��ultyo_r  ,%��> I   \J      ���       , doctor  They act  more bile  Kijp|i|BiUs'|3are liver  pills.  jarrecttySoIjthe liver, make  |i#'(i*te4S%ThJs is why they ��re 'SO v.alu-  iHilw*<>Wtlpation, biliousness, dy��-   " ;  ^imjrt��liei-d-che.   Askyourdoctor   ��'��  Nailing Him.  "I have the greatest respect," snld  Wise, "for flic man who sajs what he  Chinks."  "Thai's 111c exactly," put lu the bore  ���vho always prided himself on his candor.  "And." continued Wise meaningly,  "tlie greatest contempt for Hie man  wlio only says what he thinks he  thinks."���Catholic Stiimhud nnd Times.  A Good Habit.  Baby Florence was much annoyed  when "her reiiuests to go to set* lier little cousin, wlio was ill. wore refused  On domiiiiding the reason the "catching" qualities of her cousin's mnhuly  were explained at length, but. to .'no'  avail, for she drew, herself up to her  liilliil;c"*-imn! height and slowly and  scornfully lisped. "1 theldom tiike:.the  meatlilcs."-Lippl"cott's. ,  A Different  Brood.  "Who was it," 'queried , thc student  hDarder, "that said, .'All flesh' is  weak?'"  "I don't rememher." rejoined the  fussy bachelor who was giving an Imitation of a man sawing wood, "but  whoever he was he evidently never  tackled a steuk like thls."-Bostoii Post.  A- Novel Entree.  Canned! artichokes may; be used now  for a novel entree.    Small, amounts of  other   vegetables,  for   tilling   the  artichoke cups must  he cooked  ready for  use,   such   as   cauliflower,   peas   and  small French beans.   String beans can  bo added to the list If liked in combl-  tlon.  I'd^icSKetterUiativep'ill. '    S-'��te the artlcJ.wta* In butter until  rtirtiM/.0. Ay��r09*, x-tw��u.������-���   a llgb||: colof.  tokens���a rag, s button, a handkerchief, a footprint���if he is an 'observer,'and'is endowed with the gifts  necessary to his' profession';' he will  often be able lo reconstruct all the  "different events connected., with a  drama,', and discover ' the "culprit���  just as an able doctor manages to give  the" right diagnosis from a,few exterior-signs.' The famous, detectives  invented by Gaboriau,��Con_.n Doyle,  and Edgar Poe are type.s to be found  in real life. We read every day" of  remarkable facts ;'concerning modern  detectives and their" art We'.wilL select a few uf the most typjSjnl. Some  years ago at,'Lynns 'a ' woman- was  found 1 strangled ' .She bore on her  neck-five fingftr-rnarks���four on the-  left and one "on the' right, which was  broader and "shorter. The -detective'  .was .struck by the irregular disposition of .these marks, and tried to ap-  ,ply his,' own fingers 'to -"them. ��� , He  found it impossible, without folding  his forefinger in a _ peculiar, and 'abnormal .way. and thus, inferred^ that  the murderer had an ilj-shaped finger.  The fact made his .search ,for7 the  criminal easier. The"man was discovered; his forefinger'had been injured'  in" an accident. H-* confessed his guilt.  '    ', l I       1 V -  ,.The Tobacco Ash Clue.  ' '. In 'a small  Belgian village- a- detective .found, near thc body of the victim  ,a cylinder*of cigarette ash.    The do-'  tective,'win* know *'a'rgood deal about'  .tobaccos j  was. abl.e to .convince  him-1  S(jlf(1 that,the ash came' from Algerian  tobacco.   This'article ��� b3ing 'Vare  in  that remote village', he'inquired from,  the tobacconist, who." was "able to'f^iye^  him the description of a man��� to. whom'  the day before' he ",had sold a packet  .of. "these   particular   cigarettes:"- -Two  hours.later   the' presumed .murderer  was, arrested,'the packet'of cigarettes'  beirig found 'in' his pocket.   These ex-'  amplcs, 'whichrcould easily/be multi-*!  plipd,"showigifts"of observation  and  reasoning'. , How ^is it, then, that the  number,,of ^undiscovered, and" unpun-  ;,i*-hed ,' crimen ���  i'hcreapp��'*^fevry   year'  Th"es reason  <s  that-"the "methods  employed   by" eriminils   have  -"improv-,  ed."     , Thi^ir' mctliods  have' become  ��� scientifTc, 'rrnsfrscientific  The crim-'  .inal. of to-day ( handles .'c'lloroform,  opium,  morphia  with ,all  the cleverness of a 'phy^iciin'T, A'r.iin. the .tools,  u^ed'by1 thpivrn'oderp jailrhird^ arg. u"n-  rivallpd   maslerpiec-s.    One "amaziiip  'proof" of ;the  scientific, knowledge 5of  ,,-he modern-criminal and lus keennos?.  Ill"..keeping abreast of "'modern discsv-  erics  lies .in ���thp ��� following .fact: .Re-  cently'jn'LMareci!les the. AvAse safe ol  a��bank wasVanidly opgrjed b'v means.  o? a'complica.ted apoaratiis���w}j'ich had'  onIy'fbeen", invented   by ;n', p-*dmir*��'n(-  engineer.10 months "prl">viousIyt|-"''But  -the" detertivp-also'avail*  him����Jf, of  ��� scientific  disc("iverv. ' /"'Formerly,   in  'cases-of- forgery, for-1 instance,.a- di*'on  of' ,'water'"was placed   on   tlie'  forced  words.      ,If ^the    piper    liad','boon  scratched  and  it*��  si^.o   rcmovrl1* th"  water was immediatply sucked  in:  if'  "tire   paper   had "not ' been oscrafchpff  the dron remained for a whiJe on thp  top.   This process, was primitive, and  -spoilt'the document.    Nowadays thr  suspicious   paper    is    photr-^-iphed  and    on   the' proof    the  'nvi,-ks    of  scratching are easily defected b^ vf��ry%  clear differences in the color.   Photo-"  graphy is also used in the cpse of for  peries  made by ��� means  of chemicals  WTieiii a heap of burnt documents ic  found in the fireolace, thin sheets of  glass  are  carefully  inserted   between  the  burnt  papers.    As   soon   as  one  sheet is on the glass r'it is rendered  less   brittle   by   means   of   a   special  liquid, and it is .unfolded and photographed.   The process is repeated with  every sheet, , and   after ' a  few. hours  all the documents are easily read.      -  Classified Bloodstains.   -    ,  . A process" formerly ��� used for the  classification of bloodstains consisted  in "examining them under the microscope, and from the appearance of  the red globules ,JJie investigators  would draw flveir conclusions as to  the nature-of the blood. Unfortunatc-  ,ly this examination gave no., result  when the bloodstains were not recent.  To-day a more scientific method ia  used. Tlie stain is washed; a few  drops 'of the water used are poured into a-r'tube containing some specific  serum from a rabbit inoculated^ 'with  human blood. When the addition of  the water produces in the serum a  fine deposit, and gives a misty appearance to the liquid, one. can be  perfectly certain that the bloodstains  were human. A detective must be.  nnd usually is nowadays, a psycholo-  g'"t . i  On   a   sheet'of   paper   a  scries, of  words are written, a few of them hav-  ine no connection with, and others  having a direct or indirect connection  with, the crime. The list is handed  t.i the piisoner. He is asked to pronounce loudlv the words which ��� by  ns'srvci'ition of ideas���come to liis mind  when readme tlie written words. It  has been discovered that for words  'laving no connection with the crime  his answers conic nt once. At the word  "ink," for instance, the man _wil]  ans.ver ranjclly "paper, pen. write,"  or a similar word Tf he is innocent  lie wil; aiirver in thc same manner  an" with 'he sfrne rapidity to all  words ,whatever they may be. But  if he .is "guilty he will avoid carefully'  those words having any relation to  his crime, or'will hesitate a long time  before saying, for instance, "blood,  dagger, heart." after having read  aloud the word "knife" on the list.  A special electric apparatus placed  between the lips of the prisoner anil  connected witli a dial which indicates  the, tenths of; secor-ds. makes it possible to register the length of th��  man's hesitatioun.  Dorothea's f-ilher w��s sitting before  a window in his ^country house'-with  Dorothea on his knee,' Ho'-w&s looking aoros-s tlie" fields with unerring  eves, when,the lassie brtoke; in oii'his  reveriec with, "What ttre" you looking  at, papa?"' ',  '  '  "I was looking into the future, my  dear." ,       -        .,,''���'       . '.   .  ������ "The future; .papal    I   fhougnt, it.  was rthef pasture."���Harper's Weekly.  A*'Requisite, for the-Rancher.��� On  the cattle .ranges of the west, .where  men" and stock are far from doctors  'and apothecaries, "Dr. - Thomas', Ec-  lectric Oil is kept-on hand'by. lhe'.in:  telligeiit as" "a ready' made medicine,  hqt only for many Jiuman ills?, but as  a. horse and1 cattle "medicine of surpassing, merit.l A.Jioif.C- and cattle  rancher will find matters greatly sim-'  plified by-, using this oil.'.  "China "--had- detected Japan "smuggling arms- into her territory- and arrested the. offenders.' ' '<-,  , "You'saucy-thing,",' said Japan.  "Apologize at,once for catching -us.','  J After.-, consideration 'China yielded  to'the-'overtufes of diplomacy .--Philadelphia  Ledger,,.     .                  ,���'  v "Life in Every Dose"  ,-- "I cannot speak!-,too highly of Psychine," for-it is the greatest mediciiieT  ever used. I .was -just about 'all in'  when IV'eganlthe treatment; 'and in,3  months 1 was-as,well as ever. oTt is,a  great tonic for(\veak and run down people. , 'Th'eie .is new lite in ���every 'dose."  ���' ��� ', ./'. . .JAS.-STOLIKER. -- -  '.' Ridgetown, Out.. Dec.- 19, .190G.", t  ��� It is'1 a-sin not, to -tell. your .siclj.  'friends' about this wondeifuL presc'rijit  tion.-'Throat; liihg and stomach'troubles, and- all" run'-down : .conditions  quicklv,"cured 'by its-use.'' A.I all druggists,-. 50c and' $1.00, 'or/Dr.'-.T.A. .Slo-  cum7'-J.td.*,"Toronto..' \,/,jo     ,.^ . ...   -  ��� r- : Jack .Ketch. I'  . Jack Ketch has.long beeu a synonym  for the pu hi ic executioner and Is derived from .Richard Jaquctt, who formerly owned the Manor of Tyburn,  how the ground upon which stands the  marble arch and where the Bayswater  and Edgware roads meet  Here some  few yards  westward of  the arch stood Tyburn tree, and to It  aud to the tender mercies of Its owner  ! aud. presiding  gcuiu.s,   Jnquett,   came  I the highwayman or the horse thief or  I the   housebreaker  In   a   tumbrel  from  Newgate.���London MalL  ^Musical Maid���Now, candidly,'talk-  wg of Wagnerian opera,-what do you  think'of tliis company's execution?  Candid Critic���_.*�� is not execution,  my child"; jt is assassination.���Illustrated Bits. -        *    *   '���  Minard's Liniment-Cures  Burns,* etc.  Writer Says Methods on  British War-  ships Are Out  of  Date.  The Briti-,h fleet is* now having it-  share of di-,parag( im-nt,,/nd undu:  the title of "Fool Gunnery in the  Navy," a writer in Blackwood'- Edin  burgh-Magazine declares that no -.hif  of the most recent type which flic*  the "White Ensign" is properly equip  ped to sail out and demolish a naval  antagonist. He lays the whole blamf-  for this condition of things upon thi  hick (.if tiaiuing and experience in  naval gunnery with which he charges  the. officers. Thus he bluntly declares  "The fleets at sea are undoubtedly  well up to the Standard of gunnery  required by the Admiralty. The standards set up by that body,, however,  are not tiie standards of war. Nor-do  they remotely resemble war, nnd as  they now exist public agitation should  go on ~ wiceasinglv, "hesitatjug at  nothing," to use Sir Jolin Fisher's  own phrase, until such times ns they  have been remodeled- on a fighting  footing." ' * " "  ,   Ho particularizes as  follows:  "fn  the work  of destruction of an  'enemy by,guns, the,���fieet are mot properly led.-or assiste-J 'by the Admiralty  Board. , ,  "The study of war not1 strategically  or tactically,  but. so far,as depend-)  on  gunniyy   efficiency,   is 'neglected.  Their* orders and policy, and the general tenor of their fhou-hts as inter-  ' jireted 'by   the   fleets',   leads   only   to  one  thing���and' tiiat   the   ability   of  single ships to' hit 'fixed' canvas targets:   , The   target   with   many   holes  leads many an inland ironmonger fo  imagine,tliat his-country i3 safe; also  that he is getting value "for his money  from the guns of the fleet.   The poor  map kno>vsv nothing of tbe conditions  which governed the production of the  , holps, -but assumes' blindly J,hat tliey  .were those .which,would be met with  in action, and is grossly, deceived.",,  The .direction of' a firing-batterv on  board   a ��� war-vessel   is  commii'tecl   to  certain "spotters," as they are 'called:  officers, posted aloft on the masts-who  watch   .where  the  shell  'strike's,' and  .suggest  an   amended ,aim,  where  necessary.', , "At  present ,f,he  Admiralty  have no school  ofr-spotting and controlling fire.' Yet effective spotting or  control of fire,, is the, very crux of destruction of an enemy.-" < To use' the  w.ords.-of this-writer, "who signs himself  "SL '-Barbara":' ���'   .  ''The long-course, lieutenants at'the  principal gunnery  school' at , Portsmouth get the very briefest amount, of  .practical instruction in spotting. Tt is  .^easyto be misled oh' fh.hhpoint.  They  get  instruction" on * short-range   spot-  .ting, which is useless to them.   >���'   .   .  The  time 'of  these  young  officers  is'  entirely devoted to learning the'num-  ���ber of coes in some iirioossible .wheel,  ballistic'theories/and tlie art of black-  jsmithing���this ..latter - in /deference' to'  'an overdone' mechanical craze which  [is out of place in ' a  school, of.'gun-'  .i-nery." ,,     '."_ --1-     ,     ^  \The spotting K��practically,, left ,to  ibe learned a't- sea. ' The spotters afe"  .appointed almost' at- random.'. The  gunnery of, the ship is'thus committed to'those who-know almost as little about it as., a law-Ism an. and for,  jsix- or- nine months at the beginning'  jof a cm.iserthe,shin'''wou]d be-afc the  jmerey''of a nroperlv trained antagonr  ist:.���. Ariybo-ly-,on board a ship spots  -who cnj-Vcajnle. tl.e captain ,into<let-  f tirig hii-p'.lo so, we are told, yet while,  "gnn-nointinc m'>v'ho summed up'as  muscle combined with'mental brisk?  ness. .brainwnrk .'s required in seeinsr  that, the most effo^tive use is got opt  of the mu='ele-work at the gun." Tlie  critic concludes': "The bare fact stands  that ca.ptfl'n-s nro not given officers  who* can effectivelv control their gunfire." '      ���-  THE FINEST LEAVES  From Ceylon Toa Plantations are contained In  '���-J  TEA  IT 15 PACKED IN SEALED LEAD PACKETS TO PRESERVE ITS  FINE FLAVOR AND AROMA.  1 Vil\ DATl/CTCnWr V B,uo Label 40c, Red Label 50.,  lyCAUrAtACI_)Ul"ILI      And Gold Label 60c. per lb.  AT ALL GROCERS'  FLAX IH A SAFE CROP.  The  Fault-Finder       *0      1  He picks',a flaw in everything,  No matter what you do;  His eves are bent upon the .false,  *"He never- sees the true.  Regardless   of   your   grooving   fame-  Though   shining  your  success.  He'll speak'a hateful word or,two  And make ft showf up less.      ���  TO CURE A COLD  IN ONE DAY  Take LAXATIVE BROMO Quinine  Tablets. Druggists refund money if  it fails to cure. E. W.( Grove's signature is on each box.    25c. .  Escaped the Frost That Injured Much  of the Wheat,Last Year'.  A piominenl business man whose  interebts demand a very clOie study  of Northwest crop conditions, said recently: , ,jt-is an interesting' fact  that, while, there was a shortage ' '.n  most ol the cereal ciopa-last year, the  flax crop of the \_anndian West was  larger than ever bcfoie. Tin's was  chiefly due to the fact that flax can  be sown later than -wheat," barley or  oats as it. matures-much more quickly so that in a short season with early  frost is is'not so risky a'crop as wheat:  Flax in very extensively grown-in the  Noithwestern States, but tne farmers  of'Qanada have,never raided enough to  supply tiie home market, sot, that  large quantities', of flaxseed, as well  ast linmeed' oil and other .products 'of  flaxseed, are imported' every year.  Millions oh dollars have "been'sent out  of'Canada for flaxseed and its products and-this 'money might just as well  have been Jiept'in Canada to ciiculate  among the,fanners of the west.' This  is'a'matter'well worth the attention  of newspapers.circulating in the Can.  adi.au. West.    ' ���';*   ' / ���"  , ���  , "Flaxseed is used foVa great var-  OPTICAL   ILLUSIONS.  lor  ef  Hyker���Bronson tells me he is -taking mud baths now.  ,, Pyker���-Whv, I thought he was out  of politics.���Chicago News.  The healthy glow disappearing, from  the 'cheek and moaning and restlessness at night are sure symptoms cf  worms in children. ,Do not fail to get  a bottle of Mother Graves' Worm Exterminator: it is an effectual medicine.  Owner���What made that horso kick  Stable Bov���I may be a fool, guv'-  nor, but Jl "ain't fool enough ,to co  back and  ask  him.���Illustrated  Bits.  T was cured of .Acute Bronchitis by  MLVARD'S LINIMENT.  lhiv of Islands      J. M. CAMPBELL.  T was cured of Facial Neuralgia by  MINARD'S LINIMENT.  Springhill.N.S.       WM.  DANTKLS  1 was cured of Chronic Rheumatism  bv MINARD'S  LINIMENT.  Albert Co., N. 13.        GEO ��INGLEY.  Porter Emerson   Browne  came  into  his office yesterday.   He had been out  in the  country  for a week  and  vciy checiful.    Just as he was  ing he said:���  "Did you hear about that man wlio  died the other day and left, all (|lie  hnd ,to  the  orphanage?" a  "No,"   someone   answered.       Plow  much did he-leave!-"''���       , .''.    V  ���'"Twelve" children.''"..7. ���. ���        ,���,,.���  Mr. Browne loft, too���Everybody s  Magazine. '  was  leav-  W.    N7   U.    No,   684.  ,   Burglar  With   a   Great  Brain.   '  There is a reformed burglar in London who 5= said to have the brain of  a Cabinet Minister. This statement is  made on the 'authority of a well-  known' medical man. Vho even .went  so far as to class this ex-criminal's  intellect ns better than that of a distinguish' Parliamentarian whom he  named. ' ���     - ���   , t  Fortunately for the cause of psycho-  locynnd human advancement, this  interesting example of misplaced genius has seen the error nf his ways  and has given over his character and  exnerienCe* to flie cause of science.  He has b��en =tndiod carefully by  the doctor alluded to and by other experts in criminoloey, including Sir  Ralph Littler, chairman of the Middlesex quarter sessions, and he was,  tnken as a living oicturc before a pri-'  vate gathering of ps\-chological students.  "He is a most i-Velleelual man."  sqid the doctor. "His case is an extraordinarily striking instance of the  fact that nine time= out of ten it is'  society that makes the criminal, and  that until we get a state of affairs  in -which a man with brains has a  chance of congenial work "we cannot  hope to reduce our percentage of  crime."  The reformed burglar has had a remarkable career���even for a jailbird  During thp time in which he gave his  predatorv instincts full rein he displayed thc ntmo-t daring and cleverness, and he wa�� concerned in th"  "crnekine" of gome big "cribs." It  is said that mere than twenty years  of his life have been so^nt in prison.  At present lie is <*tib<*isfins quietlv  on the procee-ls of authorship and  other noncriminal oecupitions. nnd  while thero nro no indications that  he is making his fortune in tliese less  sensational paths he is understood to  be satisfied with his modest rewards.  ietyof purposes', arid the, demand f  it is" fite'a'dily  increasing..1 The  chi  croj) of tlie. west must continue to be  wheat.'but those"farmers who sow a  portion' Sl 'the'ir   land   with  flaxseed  will have something to fall  back on,  when" their  wheat   crop   is- destroyed  or injuied' by eaily frbrit.'S   <  ���    ��� ... r  For    Inflammation* of  the    Eyes.���  Among the" fiiany good qualities which  .Parmelee's Vegetable Pills P9sse��s,  besides regulating the digestive ' organs, is their efficacy in reducing inflammation of the'eyes.'. It has called-  forth many letters of recommendation  from tho.-e who w'eie afflicted with  this 'complaint Aand found  a cure, in  tlie pills.    They affect the nerve-cen-    wui��� ���    ,...,   'ties and. the blood in a surprisingly ' _ut^_ciine_ "toward them In a threat-  Strikinp Examples That May Be Observed In 'Daily Life. '-  Doubtless every one has observed  ���while traveling by train that the trees  or houses in ,the distance appear to Ije  speeding along m the same'dlreetlou  as'the train, wliiJe the nearer oJiJects  are fast,receding. Many, too, have ol>  'served  that  the  top  of a  level   wall  , vt  built on a steep Incline -appears ,ro  slope upward In a contrary direction  to the bill itself at nearly the/same  nngle to the apparent level, and soifie  have1 curiously regarded the ghostHUts -  gliding' and vanishing of dark shadows while passing'a double row" of  fencing, but the following are inot so  comniODly remarked: ���     - '  One might stand for several minutes  watching the revolutions ,*f' the cups  of ah, anemometer���for .measuring the...  velocity of the wind���and still be puz-'  zled as to the real way they are turn-  ,  Ing  round.   ,Ga_e   up'at them   when  there Is au uncertain  breeze blowing.  They' revolve rapidly, and,you are per- .  haps  perplexed  as  to  their direction.  As the w'ind subsides'you would expect  to And It easier to tell the direction ,hy  the slower revolution; but, as a matter .  of   fact,   the. .difficulty   is   Increased. ,'  With the varying speed'your first Jm-^ -  pressfoh Is that'such and-such; Is the  direction.   A moment later you'reverse   -  that idea, and' the longer you gaze thou  more it seems as If they are spinning,  ;  round ,erratically���!n every,'possible dl- ��.  rection,  whereas, of course, they can '���  only'turn one way. '  Standing Immediately beneath a.high  will of a building���the longer the Wiethe'better for pra'ctlca'l demonstration  ���:"mauy would aver on looki-'g upward ,  that It was not, exactly perpendicular,  VI  1-  Tf  '>!  - "V  '.' ,  !':  ���n\  v  >"'���  active way,  and the result is'almost I  immediately -seen. - 1  ���Have you rever almost.?, run into  'someone on. the , street, l and' ,lhen  dodged from side to' .side 1 for half a  minute, .vainly endeavoring to pass,  while the other ��� person," by some  strange 'fatality,', blocked your every  move, by-,-trying,to. pass you ,in the  same, way ?        *    .',.   < "- " '  Such was the <recent experience ot  a young, man in Portland' -Me. ,,He'  and a' strange young' woman had beeii  'going through, this* performance for  several secor_<3s, J when liis unwilling  vis-a-vis" staggered  him  by, saving:  "Well,, hurry.up!- What is' it to  be���a waltz or'two-step?"���Woman's  Home Companion./  Hucils.  Quoits s\-.-is firs-t playtd by the Greeks  at thc Olympian games 4*.'- years before Christ  Wetting the Hair.  , Be careful not to wet the hair too  much, as It' takes the oil out of the  roots and makes' the hair grow thinner. Iut is' this Jiabit of daily hair wet- j  ting that makes'men get bald so much  more quickly than women.  o'PILES CURED IN 6 TO I4DAYS  PAZQ OINTMENT --is guaranteed to  cure any ease of Itching, Blind, Bleed  ing.. or Protruding Piles in    6  days or money" refunded.   50c.  Overheard.,  An amusing stoiy is told at one of  the Philadelphia clubs. It seems that  au* older member thereof, a clever  chap, was being frightfully boied by  hi.=.' via-a-vis at table in the cafe one  night,. ,the latter individual being  dull as tiie former was bright.  The talk was fast becoming unendurable when the first-named member  chanced to observe ' a man at the  other end of tlie dining 100m yawning  in a manner that threatened to dislocate  his jaws.     ,      t ,  "Look!' exclaimed the fiist member in desperation. "We ,are -overT  licaid !"���Harper's  Weekly.  ening manner. ��� This illusion is the effect of perspective and would be-seen  to better, advantage If you'stood lier-  twe'en   tvro  siich   walls   whichVfaced  each  other-at short distance. .      _    ,,  ���_*���-  M  THE  GONDOLA:'  Through-  Minard's   Liniment   for   sale  whera. 1  Marie   Wondered.  Marie is a very bright kiudeigar-  ton pupil. 'She came home to her  parents the other clay and told them  that 'the kindergarten teacher liad  said she will grow up to be n very  nice looking "young lady if she is h  good gfrl, but will grow up to be a  very ugly woman if she is a naughty gnL * '  "Is that true, mamma? * asked  Marie.  Sho was informed that if the teacher said so it \wis true. Marie then  sat ttill for a while, pondering _er-  lously.  "But, mamma," she suddenly  burst foith again, "why was that  kindergarten teacher so naughty  when .-he was a little girl?"���Philadelphia Recoid.  Its -Gliding     and     Guiding  , Venice's Intricate  Canals.        V 'J  " The gondola ^ls so perfectly adapted ��� ���  to-its purpose"that'.it is "like a'sentient t"  thing   in   the   gondolier's"  control.- ', It', -  obeys the slightest impulse of tbe oar.    -  Through   the   narrow  and   intricate  lanes  of  Venice,   with   the sharp and  baffling turns, it glides with0unfailing    -  accuracy. " The   boatmen   have  about .  i ten different calls' by  which .they au-  neea- 1 nounee  their approach,  as  they  como  to  14 \ to a corner, the turn they will taJce lu     p  a  crowd, their  way  to right and  left  and  all   that.    And^ these   calls,   half  song, half cry, echo day and night, and  yet so musical are they that they seem  to be merely a,part of the brooding  slleuce of Venice.  Indeed the wonder of Venice ts .how  all  things���the city' and the sea,   the  boats and the people, the songs and the  sky���combine   to   make   one   perfect  whole,, caressing and  idle  as otfe of  Petrarch's sonnets,  which  one'I  care  not   -Here even death  is not merely  somber.    It is friendly and familiar, as  well.    Ilsaw them  put  old  Faolo  to  bed for the last time.    He had been lu '  his prime a stout gondolier of the tra-  ghetto of Santa Sofia, near the Rialto.  but In old age was a ragged "hooker"  of the gray.    In his quarter, however,  he  was  a  respected  man.     Indeed  to  be old or to he a child is among tlie  gondoliers a title to tenderness and re-   v,  spccLv And so when a -good man die".  In   the   poorer quarters  the  neighbors  combine and hire a brass band to r-el-  ebrnte   his   virtues.���Vance   'Thompson  In Outing Magazine.  every-  Itch, Mange, Prairie Scratches a.nd  every form of contagious Itch on human or animals cured in 30 minutes  by   Wolford's   Sanitary   Lotion. .  Orchard Grassi  Orchard  grass is  richest  In  protein,  being 4.D to a hundred pounds, almost  double that of timothy.  Siberia's Minerals.  Foremost among the minerals, etc.,  which Russians regard as the source  of Siberia's future wealth wre gold,  Iron, coking coal, manganese, copper,  platinum, emeralds; topazes, asbestus,  Glauber's suit, rock salt and In all  probability nnphtlia.  Musical  Notation.  The present system of musical notation was Invented 'u the eleventh cen-  tvuar.  Ordered ���  A village doctor meeting a prominent member of the church,who boa.-t-  cd of his tectotnlism, rcso'ved to put  hint   to   tho   test.  So he ordered him into a hotel,  and  ordered  two  glasses  of whiskey.  After they had diunk it, nnd two  en tli 10c moie at the docloi 's expense, the doctor, thinking he had  him,   asked: .  "How does fhis square with your  teetotal pretensions.' John?" .-'  . ".Wcel .sir,','.answered John with a  quiet smile, '"there's nobody can say  anything to me for drinking this anyway, for I can just say it was 'ordered'for'' me by rny doctor!"���Boston  Courier.  Sturgeons' Backbones.  From the dried li.H-klmuo 01" sturgeon,  which has the appe.irance of mac.ii'pni,  au excellent kiis-M'tn soup, called  vcslga, is made. Ir l< excessively nutritive and Invigorating, almost ai  much so, Indeed, -is tlie Taminis bccli-  dc mar (not men. otliorwNe the tm-  pang, or edlblo sea slug' It is collected  In large "quantities throughout tlie Indian arcliipelugo. especially to the eastward, for the China market. There  are many varieties, such as the large  scarlet trapang from Macassar, the ICu-  roke trapang from Borneo, thc great  black trapang from LeiiconJa and many  more. Properly prepared, this Is absolutely the most inspiring soup there  Is and Is as superior to turtle as thc latter Is to water gruel.    It costs about  S2.30 tv_r r_-.ii��J  v;��,*I  Mi  7- mis  "��� ',��'\  ."If  ---|S,V  '$'1  ���j      rf Kjf  .n. I  - ,5*" '���  "rr  %���  fM  -^Sl*   (1  ?-ll   I1  v-S-v,  '$'  . i-'.."!  - ?,';/  1   ������!.  '.";.  ���rv.f  i-hA'l  If-  ���*]  ���" ��� I'  vk- ��� 11  ���S5.  ,-t1-/'  .'','-1  r-'i"  ''''.li  "1 know what the preacher meant  when lie spoko of the lay members  this morning," remarked, little Fred on  his way home fi*om church., .,'     7  "What did he mean, dear?" qutirled  his mother.       ,���������.���  "He meant' chickens," answered  Fred. "I heard him tell papa tlie other day that there was a lot of gossiping old hens in his congregation."���Chi-  There Is Onty One  **Bi*��mo Quinine**  That is /  L^MdlivBy Bp&mo Quinine  USED THE WORLD OVER TO CURE A COLD IM ONE DAY.  Always  'remember' the   full   name.    Look  for   this   signature   on   every   box.    25c.  Cprtrtrt* '*■ '
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, Iu the next bom'uion election
"JrV. A- Matdonald of Nelson v-'ii"
) robalply bl the s undaid bearer
tor t.bi_ district.
TVI-vjie shoul 1   <be   made   flea i
and  a'tfct-ae'ivd  and   now   is   lhe
. rims   to   d)  it.    All   yards  ^a id
Al'eya  sioxld    bo    \yall'   cl.ap d
and all   rub'jhh buraod.     A little
, paint would al-o "iMiprov. the   ap-
-pearnn'co oE /ma iy of -the   places
'.-iVv.ud--.l"ai;y. ''
A loctl re.l estate man sold
.tl-ceojob. wichi.i tha-pa3fc ,i.yd?k.
The L--S wpre sold to Moyie men
•who int-eud lpuilding and making
homes foi' themselves. Aloyie'
has passed lhe experimental stage
aud people now f.el amply safe in
jtnakiug iiivesfments°liere.
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J. Teck Macs warn is npfc making
muiih progress on his- 'ouruey to
Trince Rupert. He -has buck,
t racked and aide' stepped several
times between Greenwood aud
-Hedley. The Hedley " GaW.tte=
thinks' probably, this is a little
retrogade flank movement which
Peek picked up several years   .igo
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vwhi"e with poxpy^.s arniy. »
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%° 'Sign Fish Are Biting.
The Knoclr-out Blovr."
The blow which knocked out Corbet*
• _s a revelation to the prize fighters.
From the earliest days of tho ring the
knock-out blow was aimed for the jaw,
tlie tempi, or the jugular vein. Stomach
p-iich'-s were thrown in to worry and
wearv the fighter. Jiut if a scientific man
had told'oue of tho old figliw-rs that,tho
most, vulnerable spot was tho region of
tho stomach, he'd havo laughed at him
for an ignoramus. Dr. Pierce lb bringing
hoiw* to the publica parallel fact; that
tlicf sWnaCk Is the most vulnerable organ
out of\he prti-e ring as well as In lu WG
p'rotectW h«aHs, throats, feet and lungs,
but thc^feA^hHve are utterly indiffer-
£i*i }Q, until _ise_<\rinds the solar ple.\us.
an-'knocks us outT" Maka vour stomach
aniTsQoL. ''Uoklen MedicalDiscovery "
cures "weak stomach," indigestion, or
dyspepsia, torpid liver, bad, thin arid'impure blood and other disca.es of the organs of digestion and nutrition.
The "Golden Medical Discovery " has a
epoclfic curative effect upon all mucous
-urfaccs and,, hence cures catarrh, no
matter whero located or what s-tago t
may havo reached. In l-Jasa-l Catarrn it
Is well to clcanso, tho passages with Dr.
S-i-'Cs Catarrh Remedy/ fluid while using
tho "'Discovery "asa constitutional remedy." iray the "Golden Medical Discovery'-' cures catarraal .diseases, a3 of the
stomach, bowels, bladder and other pelvic
organs will bo plain to; you if you will
read a booklet of extracts from thc wrlt-
ir"-s of eminent medical authorities', on-
corslng Its higrtdieiits arid explaining
their curative properties.    It is mailed
free on request. Address Dr. It.V. Pierce,
Buffalo, N. \*. This booklet gives all tho
ingrodlents   entering   into Dr.   Plercos
medicines from which it will bo seen that
^liey contain not a drop of alcohol, pure,
triple-rcilncd glycerine being.used instead.
Dr. Pierce's great .thousand-pago'illustrated Common Sense Medical Adviser
will be sent free, paper-bound, for 31 one-
cent stap-ios, or cloth-bound for M stamps.
1 -' '"ess iii: Pierce as above.
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,^vIl you Gnd youtself a feeia'i n
-"'- That you'd like to pick a fight.
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If vou find you're not a-sleepm'.
An' you hardly eat a bite,
Tf your head keeps a-tbrobbiu',
Afc a mile-a-minute rate, Y
.you have ifc," quit your workiu',
Am' begiu a-diggin' bait."
' As to ihc Leader.
Thinking of Spring
Fainting'Etc?( • '""
Box'  33.
The original DandiulTgeun   de-f-'
'' A iihw scipntifie non-irritant
gTiuicidrt iKL.d pioiybljloctic for
tbe scaip.
Cures dind'-utT, falling hair and
prevents 1ju1<"ii<-?s L> fl-vfatiojiug
Lhcdaudiuir frerm.      , ,      V
B.ildnesi Is a contagious disease
erused by a mictube, ,
Newbio's Herpieide absolutely
destroys the dancbuif germs.
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-\*>^t^_>4^iviiii<-y i>»-rc<" J"°- •**•
MeetbTut-sdiiy evenings iu  !uV0r»'e«r
hull   on   Victoria  Biieut     tf«.)oui_iin„
Odd' Pell^wt- cordiall*. in via d.
U.J. Lowra F.J.SMYTH,
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St.   Joseph's   Convent.
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KELSON, B/C.      ' '   4'
hoarding and D.iy School conduct-
e'd by the Sisters of St. Joseph, Nelson,
B." C. e Commercial and .business
courses a\ specialty. Excellence anrj,
swift progress chirractei.ize each de
partment. Parents should write for
particulars.", Ono month assures the
public of the thoroughness ot the
Sisters'methods of teaching. "Terms*
conin'i.nce January, j^p'ril .and ~Sept
rupil-'arovaduiitted durine'term.       ■-
St. K»B'i" i««»<rs«" ?f"' """"•
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Meets'-vi-ry Thu're<ifl>
fV<uing in M<Gr<f.or
Jiallat S i Vlock.| Vi*-
i.Hlj; bit-thus invhed
Chancellor Com.
Ft. A. Hirx
K. K.Hud y,
Moyie • Miners'   Union
No. 71 W. F. of M.
Meets in MoGrogOi lull evi ry f"alur-
day evening. yojouiinufl niemht-rft
are cordially invited lo attend.
Johu Taylor ",, Tlio.-. E, Kelly,
■ Tr-eident.' Secretary
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Firrt Class Work -
Wiii^send competent
man to paint, ka,lso-
mine< or paper -your
home,-     , ,v   .
,Cranbrook Il9rald:—List Saturday- the Mjyie ' Leader celebrated its tenth anniversary by
i->suing its paper, as visual, i'ortLe
C'ZOtb. time sin .e its editor, p" J-.
Smyth, came to tlie country. The
pabUc-ciou of a newspaper in a
town the sizs oE Moyie, for the
past teu years has not been a sinecure by any means. The Leader
has seen days of prpspericy aud
d.ij'3 of adversity, but at all times
Jlr. Smyth has been untiring iu
hi9 efforts to give the people of
ivToj-ie a local paper that would be
appreciated, aud do all ia his
power to advance the very best
interests of his town. Mr. Smytb
"duciug the ten years that be has
I ubli-h j J. bis paper, has beeu one
'of tbe Herald's very best friends
rind has shown bis friendship by
__.aiy kiud words and kind acts.
"There has b_en at no time a fedl-
of antagonism on bis p\rt toward i the Herald, but on tbe con-
triry whenever and wherever bo
could do this paper a good turn
be Iris t.keu advantage of the
opportunity. It would be im
possible to estimate the great
good that tbe Leader has done for
Moyie Tj. Seison aud out of season it h\i b'>ea a booster for the
town and f j." that part of tbe
district, and the people of Afoyie
owe the Leader a heavy debt of
gratitude. We are glad that the
__.ader is pro_perous, for Brother
J"m5*'th i-3 deserving of prosperity,
aud we tru it that as the years
roll around the town of Moyie
^vill increase in population and
that th-3 Leader wrill al&o experience grea'tec prosperity. Hare's
to you, Brother Smyth,, ahd'may
you and the Leader live long and
prosper,     ...
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.    "BUILDBRSt-^^-
Work by the day or contract.
E-timates cheerfully given.
All work guaranteed Gist class.,
IFrixit <^,z_s.d
A B, Stewart  §l Co.
Mr. S. Moore, B. A. w'ill give
lessons'ou Bookkeeping, Arithmetic, language aud Science in the
Mrs. Moore teaches the  organ,
piano aud tl eory of music.
Appls-- at re&idence.
„,   ,o MIXEPvAL ACT. < '
(foiim F)    ' .'
,      CEnTIFICATK   OF' iirPHOVF-ME.NTS.   "
l    '    v. ,,      ■ , .        .     .     O
""    i ' .NOTICE. ' *
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T.ot Nv>Ra-51Inli >foon Mineral Claim. Rttu-
ateiu lhe Fort.-loele Hiuiug Division of JCast
Koot-iii1.} District. -      ^      -      - *     •• -   n
Where located:, Ou- St- Xug-ue, hill near
Mo\ie. '   "
TAKJ: XOTirE thet I, Thos. T. McV.Uo F. M.
fi. Xo H lCJt Agent for John I'. Farrell F. M. C.
So. B 1359, -Sarlle Fair'ell F. XI., C. Ko""B9S2,
N'orinan W. Burdett F. II." CVNo B1S5S,
Wi/Iiam Bird 'F. M. .C. A"o B 9S5 Henry J. C.
Steuarl Free Miiif>r'_ C'crtiflcate No. B1833, intend, sixty days from the dato'herdof,, to-ap-
ply'to th'e XI lutng^-corubiljur a)Coruscate of
impro-vements, {or thc purpose o£ oblainfug a
a Crviwn Graut of thc above claim.   - ,..
' And fuitber ^take notice *that action,-jinder.
vection'-T'.'mu'st be cojninoiiccd before tho,is
.juance of such CertiGtiatc of In•'provemeuts.*,
' l)ated'this"22ud. day of Kebruary, A, D. 1008.'
TU0S..T. -MeVITlIE    ,-~
T. T. JJcVittie, C. E7, P. L. S. n. Y". Tnrker, C
'Pnoyisci_L Laxd Soli-veyino
Estimates Furnished.
■    '      '   , .OFFICES
Fort Steele P. rO. Box 25.    *
Cranbrook P., O. l?ox ll.
Harvey,'.  McCarter- &
• - 'V 'Macdonald.,
Barristers',, Solicitors', Notaries,' Etc.
Cranbrdbi:,   -, -    B. C.
W. F/GURD,   \ *  ,
B. C
Shoe Repairing
Mining Shoes     '
Made to Order   ,
B. ,C.
VWHEN IN "    •
, 1--ST.U1IJSI1J „ lg))j
B. E. WALKER, President
ALEX. LAIRD, General Manager .
A. H. IRE.LAND, SuperLuttndent of
Branchea    i i
Paid-up Capital, $10,000,00j
Rest,   -   -» -      5i0ooo
Total Assets,- - 113,00(1
$5 and under, ...V... T.  3 cents
Over, $5 and not'exceedinjf $10:  6,cents   '
','  *'  "$10        '.'        .    *'   "     S-30....'.. ,0 cents               h
',       ,'.'    $30        ""           "            *»..-..   . 15 rent.                '7
xnetJiod of remittinj*; small sums of money W,|V,
iiay1 be obtained without delay at any, pi'-c. cf iie__i
CRANBROOK BRANCH.' '"-'.*'. '---' \\ ■'. L.TJBYfllHlUi
Tb'ey form'an excellent
' asd at small coat, and ma;
o-'HARRY DIMOCK,    Proprietor.
t    "■-     -'     <."       " ,       '  - '        ,   T
/ " Nearest Hotel to ,th^SL Eugene mine.'   '
_        ' \    ' L \       > i i        ,i »       l      ' ll, 'J r^
1    "Headquarters :for Miners.
><..,..      , ,\f ^'ates^l.o6;a:;d^y"andup..
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'Good-rooms, good-Ublefi,and  bar/*
mid   first ola88 sample K>ome. --' a
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(, <* ,     ^   ' i 'nf*. "\   -       ~.r ;    .
Wm. Jewell
-?• ,-
--/".'. *■•.
•." "o.h^mbar;,;",
Barrister, Solicitor/Notaif/PublirvElc
1 - ' 1   '-
Cranbrook',* B.;C.
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Cranbrook;\"t^ -- -BV*C.-
,«!'!.     -    !lV,
George H.-Thompson;-- ,
1      Bareietkr; Solicitor
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*".    ,tary Public, &c,    "        ' L
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CRANBROOK,      British CptUMBU
,   This hotel i3 now 'uadar' riew
managQ_aent, and i? first xsl^ss
ia every respect.      '     ', "'
Express and G^ener--r
•'-7;-     ,      *T    tf     ,. mi'"
al /Delivery' JBiisi-"
-   nessf'" _Livery;,and" ■
' ;Fe'ed Stable..'-" ^vv 'fu
W6m 4_ND5 COAL
fll*V »'-
-^'"•J'*"'1' t""Tlio-poq.p3§*ot'Mo\'ie s-truck       -'
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-... ( it i<.,- .,r,    r j ^j, Ayjl6^ x\Uy\ bega-i,.look- •   . \  :
,,tv      ,'*-_,■'      Win.     *,t«'^      t?rj       ,   I-' \"«   ';      *      • r--      r     a _      i
\;, :   "\"  ;''-,:k-umfintof" tne pnees.of* "-     -       - --
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crajstbrook;. - ?
B. E.  TAYLORi^Mgr,     /.
O   E. DE3AU"C1TIE'B .
Victoria Street.' ,
lie Trail  Smelter.
The smelter at Trail, owned by
the Cuu_olklat61 company, is
making a reputation for ifcsolf in
the .smelter world. Not only is, ifc
treating ore from the Boundary,
lio-fsland, and Sloean aud Eisfc
K.ipceuay, bat from the state of
7,VVashiagto_ and Cjbalt as well.
A   fresh  supply  of
our noted
Imperator Hams
and Bacon,
Hams, $15 per 100 pounds, 10J
cents per pound single   hams.
Bacon, $17 per 10Q pounds; ISA
cents per pound single   slabs.
Try   our Sbamrock
Lea"Lard and Empress Creamery but
-, "ter-- '■■■■'
p. mm i go
•     MOYIE, P. C.
Etnbalmer a nil "Undertaker,
"When   furnishing   your*
, home or hotel don't forget, we can furnish  you
promptly and complete.
Standard Furniture
B. C,
Mason & llinch Piano Co.
Ontermoor Matti-oss.
Globe-Wernick Office l'uvniluro.
If you want a  stylish,   up
to date tailor made  suit, call
and inspect our spring goods
before ordering elsewhere.
We guaratee  all
Our Work.
Cleaning,       repairing and
pressing done.
Prices Right.
1       Merchant Tailor.',   ■ .      ,
DESACLN'IEK     JJKOS,    J'opl,
Large sample room in connection
with house for commercial men. I3e8r
of aocommodatjona,
Iijadquarterg   for. Commercial and Mining Men.
Ql.'fESS   AVEI.L'E, MOriK, E, C
li. C
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c#,r"     '.-.Leave Orders-at * "V"   '-V-
, f.       n       =■ v"-< !        r-   t   I'"1*     "W   "■*w1* *** f>      "     '   r
1 v,J\ ^ I- v\ Gwynno'a Stores -1.1 "= -v** * *
Moyie','. *•'.-■;„ A 4-fBiitishlColumbia'
^,f  ,   •->.''       (_ ^i',!     -J ',',       j-    ,.wal,r.-»iv.
:.,*- ^:;,'.v /'.».^--.u ^.v'^v
'     -''•',    . «^   'j^Ti   .£   *.-   ll'1".   '*'-",,'l'?iT-''"''7-,;V-(.
SEND-' YOUR"VoBK?-Tp OojilE!
f »^,       H*   -.J-    J_" rU      -A-*-    .fi--  J-^L*. J  ,-jr-l   t_—-fx_- __*-V,1v*-i»
.^'<STEAM -;>-■>.;/;»;
:    LAUNDRY.   ',.
"NELSON-; v , ., .
1 i '*! .
,   All White; Labor. *
Leave work with'the local agent
:!   A, B.-STEWART.
aueens' Ave.      MOYIE
'■"yr- 1L'" v :' ■"/ 'If yo'u.-li'ave -ii^bddrodm' to'
?;■.,' « ' - "vr.i :,    *^, V   • •.•(.,' , ^Vv <"• t'-     ' "" '' '■    "-   ', ■ ^ '
.v,iix.Vii|))JVa- dining,. rdcmv<or '*
'«7-''rti^r<^^*t.¥ j^'V^1 V-LV"T-V/^ -SHxal" "=V£-'v,        -   -1
'v.     . *,   i-,' t   " r'. >^ .      ■•    iv t'j> r ,^  \v">s-*\  > *-v vfBa«l).l#, _
ranbrook € Cd^Opefatrve^Stora
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|-Thii_ Hotel is New and well,Furnished
*■ •     Tables are Supplied with .the,Best if
i   <   • Mamet affords. The Bar is Filled wif
%    ,, the Best Brands of Liquors and Cigaf
| headquarters' for, commercial
!jv      '   * '       and mining men
*g Morrn _        _       _      _, —s . ■   biiitisu coin
«€€■£! I iS«3r       €€€€-£€€:€See*_tD_s9cfi€€&a3i3_&993a3?$3e-
One Way Colonist
Rates to Alberta and
British Columbia
LCxVDOX $-10.05
KINGSTON   50.10
OTTAWA 51. -10
OTTAWA via Chicago 52.-"""
.MONTUJiAI-  52 70
QUEBEC,.......,. „50.00.
ST. 'JOHN.- MONOTON ..... 7..00.95
HALIFAX . i..,.'....... 7. '..03;_5
_ijyie Beer
_,-,' i_-**ffg5~*gS_.
<^a-vKk*«r*« —v.
v...   u«g,   .VUV..V..UJ.      ...v v.   -v. -ml  *i_-^S'
Spiing Wntcr il ia unexcelled for &^!»*'\?sL>]
having Moyio Beer, rSi'-ftfe«bf
Bottled and Draft Beer.      K*-!^
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—-*/ -'.-l*--4"*'''t
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X - V V 0*. -
Tibkets on sale Feb. 2fit,h, April
29fch, J90S. Corresponding low
rate3 ftorn intermediate points.
Correspondence invited and
cheerfully ansvvered. Call on or
Dlst, Puss, Agt-
■ N«l-on,:
Aa«'t Genl. J'n'SH, Ac
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