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Array * *"* XK.V  t   ' i    "    ���"���  ��� t  ,r-  i.*-t  fc'l  ^^act, F  ''  /  �� - --  Vffil- Immense sale of  MOYIE, B. C, APRIL 2L, 1900.  $2 A YEAR  lIN   ..:*?���'  sum-*'1**1'''��'���  ShNmps us y��ur feet  St. Eugene Mill Doing  Good work.  IS-RUNNING NIGHTLY  if T^Ji/i* ij.  Wo do the rest. Our shoes fit like the'W^  wings on a,cluck, and a ladder is nol-neces- 0A%  sary to reach our priced. At the same time .^  do not forget that our stock of   ���  Two Carloads of  Concentrates, tlie   First  Tunned Out, Aro Now Keady  i   ,        for Shipment.'  LOCAL   NEWS.  (���tr  ^dent's furnishings, groceries ar.e complete  Vs^y. < '   '' .���   .  .'-'-JS'lV'.  r-'-V^i'  ���"i\\�� "i  rl  REID, CAMPBELL & 00.  ��  [CI  CANADIAN' /BANK  "OF ..COMMERQE.  Paid Up Capital, $6,000,000.  HD0K BRANCH. '.-J, W. H.-SMTTHE, MGH.  25s ^at^ ^ V^T^ ?.jr-z$s ,fs-z$s -zprv$srT$s-z$s 2^-ijxt<^-^ tysre^^.-z^V^  The  only house   in" East   Kootna y ' J  There are now two carloadd Lof concentrates standing on'the ,St.  Eugene  siding ready, to   be   shipped   to'-the  smelter.   This  is  from   the, first  ore  put through the new mill.   There are  some changes to be made in the siding,  but the. work of a few days' more will,  fiirisir-thfc-job.   The mill is being run'  at .nights Jor  tne  present   in .order  that the carpenters  may  work, on  it  while it is'shut down during the  day.  The mill-now runs at its  full  capacity  and grinds out 125 tons of ore during  the 12 hour shift.    The electric1 lights  are working splendidly.  Miner's Union Charter.  ' The charter for the Moyie Miner's  Union .has arrived and has been framed  and'hung in McGregor hall. The  charter is of a new design, and has  been pronounced the handsomest  charter possessed by any labor organization. The charter is, 21x28 Inches  At its head is the inscription: "Labor  Produces Wealth",-and at the bottom,  'Wealth Belongs to the Producer  .Thereof." In'the center is the goddess  pointing to three stars, over which  are the words "Education," -"Independence," '-"Organization."' ;  ,V. F. Gurd was in town Monday.  M. Mclnnes was in  town  Tuesday  G. Campbell'lias launched his yacht.  A. E. Elton   was   in   town" several  days this week. , ~  J. J.   'Murphy ��� was ,iu    Cranbrbok  Wednesday.  ' The deal on S.  A. Scott's property  is still hanging fire.  Joseph Niedcrstatlt returned  'from  Nelson Monday.  ���   3). L. Bcttchen returned from  Itc-  gina Monday.  11. J.Galbraith has returned  to  bis  far iii south of Moyie.  Harry   Dimick was  in  "Craubrook  the first of the week. -.  Fred Pollard, of Goatfell fame, sized  things up in Moyie last Monday.  ' J. J.  Murphy  is having  his   3tore  nicely fitted,up and well stocked.  Mrs. Frith and Mrs. Thomson were  visiling in Cranbrook the first of the  week. -     . .    ,       "  -,.'Johnston Bros., proprietors  of  the,  >Moyie hotel, have', added  a  piano  to  their house.  AVm. Carlin' one of Port Steele's  leading merchants, was in Moyie  Monday:  T.  B.  Johnston   of   Argehta  is- in  DEBWRY THE FiYORITB  He Is Moyie's   Unanimous Choice.  WILL BE ASKED TO EOT  He IS.Kcllevcd to lie tho StrouRest Man  in tlio District and'w ill-He Successful. If He Cornea Out.  '���CO,  COSMOPOLITAN  OTEL  JY.  BES  heated throughput with hotair.  First class in. every  respect.    Special,  rates to boiirder��.v'Good sample  room  for commercial men.  p -- -  European plan. ' Open day and>ighl  .+ +*-  K. H. B3IAX,!, l'rop<  c  \  *>  J,  I  H  i  I  I.  OEAISi^BOOK, .* -  B.C.  B. C  EegularfiHenia  Served' in; the  Dining  Koom^with. Shokt?, Orders ^between  mea'ls;  Headquarters fef Gommencisf and Mining Men.  Cranbrook's Itorao nliii'st-rels.  '^The Home Minstrels of Granbrook.  gave two stic'ccssiul entertainments iu  Cranbrook ' Monday aud Tuesday  evenings.1 The boys/though^amateurs,'  performed like professionals. Their  work was clever, and their dress and  makeup generally was perfect.  The "minstrels are talking some 'of  coming to Moyie to give an entertainment. If they do they should be  liberally' patronized, for they're all  right.        \  .  NO.XICE.  ' All local labor unions are invited to  attend a convention for the purpose  of taking political action in the coming Provincial election. Every union  will be' entitled lo one delegate for  every fifty members and fraction thereof. This convention to be' held under  the auspices, of the Western Federation of Miners at Fernie May 1st.  MOYIE  anamnw  A Uorrilflo OutlireaK  "Of large sores on- my little daughter's liead developed into a case of  scald head" write?: C. - D'. ' Isbill oi  Morgantou, Tenn., but - Bucklcn's  Arnica Salve completely cured her.  It's a gurf'ranteod curt: for Eezemn,  Tetter, Salt lihum. Pimples, Sores,  Ulcers und Piles. Only 25c at Hope &  Beattie's Drug Store.     '  V.   W.    FKiTW.'l'vopiietoK  o>,  This hotel'isjnow open to the public, ancles woll-Jfnrn'-  fslied throughout. None but the best brands of wines,-  licftiofs and cigars kept in stock.        .        ���   '    ���        ���  HOXKI.   AHIUVAIjS.  Okntual Kotkl��� 0 J P Smith, Toronto; W A Russell, Winnipeg; J B  Myerstholem, Spokane; A Leggett,  Mission: A McAllister, Hamilton; P  Boyce, Cranbrook ; W F Anderson', 11  Mansfield, Nelson; W Galdwell, C  Ealier, Piolet Bay; A DesBrisay,  i'Victoria.  CLASS      A. CCOMMODATIOX S.  MOYIE, B.  r^ba��^9i^9^a^ig^���e6^s������:6^^^sas^6e�����r��?||  J*.  iThis Hdfel is New and' well Euriiisied.  The ^  wi    Tafbles- are Supplied! with the Best the h  itaf kef affords. The] Bar is Filled with %  ���"*'" ^est ^Brands of Lscpiors an# Cigars. |  HEM^QUAlWi-  JMOVII5'  XALf"  Uuslncss for niarcli.  During the month of March L. M.  .Mansfield, C. P. It. agept, sold 119  tickets amounting to $359.55; forwarded 13 tons of freight .amounting  t,o$S2,45, and' received 22G tons of  fre'ight amounting- to Jpl.S38.8S. This  is nearly double the business of February.   .' _______'.; '���   ���    1.  Moyie's llrewcty,  ' The increase in business has com-,  pelted Joseph N'iederstadt to double the  capacity of his brewery. He is building a-a addition 21x30 feet in size, and  ba��8 ordered a 200 gallon brow  keltic and other appliances for bis  plant. ��� ..   ^        '.... '  Want to Incorporate  ��� The citizens of ' Cranbrook are  "pribuslv considering the rrUoatiau of  iacorpomting their to^n.' A meeting  Wiui" held last 'Thursday evening to  discuss the matter. '  town visiting with his brothers at the  Moyie hotel.  ' Fur Sale���A lot suitable lor residence, size '15x180. Price $150, cash.  Apply at this office.  0. J. Johnson, cue of the owners of  the Aurora mine, w-is in. Fort Steele  several days this week,  It looks as though there would .be  some new valuable discoveries made  in the Moyie camp this year.  Miss Tib'batts , has tendered, her  resignation as teacher ,of the Movie  school to take effect May first.  ''* Kobe. "Oampbeii received, the sad  news this - week of the death of his  father in Ayrshire, Scotland. ' ' '  The section men's strike is . off.  The men submitted to the cut and are  now working for. $1.40 per day.  The gravel train has been at work  for several days past ballasting the  road west of Moyelle. .  Premier Martin ia stumping the  province. -He will be in Oranbrolok  May 26. He has not set a date for  Moyis yet.  The owners of tb.4 Luke Shore  hotel intend enlarging their building.  F. VV.-Frith is doing a" big business  and is crowded for room'.  Mrs. Slinn arrived from Regina a  short time ago to join her husband,  wuo is cooking at the sawmill boarding house.  M. L. HOllister has made two ladders and turned them over to the fire  department. Tho boys will soon begin  practicing.  \V. F. Anderson', traveling passenger agent for tiic C. P. K., was in  Moyie Thursday and was u pleasant  caller at tlie Lka-DUR office.  A. T. Clark and W. Ti Jameson  were in Fort Steele tlie first of the  week purchasing horses and agricultural implements for their ranch.  C. J. l-Cosc ftiul I)'. L'- Bi.Hlo.non have  rented the first lioor of tho Hansen  block in the Lake Shore addition, and  will move in next week.  Tlie proprietors of the Central are  having a sample room built near their  hotel. This will enable tlicm to bo in  better position" lo accomodate commercial men.  A. Leggett has returned, from the  St. Eugene hospital and is getting  along nicely. Mr. Leggett is load in  his praise of the treatment he received  at the hospital.  S. AVWallinger, one of Fort Steele's  most eu'terpiising mining, men, is in  town. Mr. Wallinger had a., bond on  the Moyie and Queen of the Hills  property at one time and was successful in showing it up. He now has  bio eye on some west  side  properties.  ��� Since  it bar, become .known   that  J. C. Drewry of Moyie wa3  a possible  candidate   for   tho   legislature    from  South East Kootenay, the people have  become, generally   interested   in   the  matter.    They realize   the  iuportance  of having a,candidate from Moyie arid  believe Mr. Drewry   lo   he   the right  man.'    Mr.  Drewry   will   return    to  Moyie about May  first; 'when   in   all  "probrbility he will decide  to  run.'   If  he decides to run there is no  question  but.Moyie will go solid for him and he  will get his share of the  votes   in   the  other portions of the district..    Drewry  is a favorite'-with the people and would  be a winner.  A large numbec of the representative citizens of Moyie,. consisting  solely of voters, met this week  for the purpose of selecting a suitable  representative. Mr. Drewry wah believed to be the most- suitable person,  and it was decided to ' exert every  ofi'.-Tt to induce bim to run. Drewry,  it is believed, will favor .the retention  of the eight hour, law, and will in every  way represent .the people of South.  East "Kootenay fairly ,rand impartially  if elected.  Qnecu's isiithday Celebration.  The good work towards preparing  for the Queen's Birthday celebration  goes merily on. The meeting held in  McGregor hall Monday evening was  well' attended and keen intrest was  manifest. > A committee was .elected  to act with the officers and convass-  iug committee and the whole is to be  known as the executive celebration  committee. Following is a list oi the  officers and committees:  Officers���J. P. Farrell; president; F. ,  J. Smyth, secretary ; A. P. Macdonald, ,  treasurer.     _���,.'���  Finance  'committte���Dr.   Higgins,.  J. M. Lindsay,' G.' T. McGregor.      ������  Program committee���P.' W. Frith,  F, J. McMahah, Geo, Batley.  -Printing committee���1ST. A. Mac-  Kenzie, Andrew Johnston, F. J. Smyth.  The executive committee, will meet  in McGregor hall every Monday even-^  ing between now and the date of the  celebration.      . ,       ,  As has been stated before the Foresters will give a grand ball on th   even-; -  of May 21th. ��� ; "    ,  J?iro "VTaidens Elected. ,  An election'of fire wardens was held  at the lockup Thursday. Government  Agent Armstrong could not bs present'  so J. P. Farrell was -appointed to act  as judge of the ��� election. The following were the successful candidates:  J. P. Farrell,CGeo. Batley,' J. M. Lindsay.  . The fire wardens have the. power  f(to direct and legulate in the town  or its vicinity the position of stdv'e's;  fire places or furnaces, chim'de'ys,'  sfn-csipes, aud smokestacks; arid tlie  removalj change or alteration of same  and further direct that anything, shall  be done by way of prevention to avert  fire."'  If any person   cbali refuse  to obey  the directions of the fire  wardens,  he  snail be liable upon summary  conviction before a justice of the  peace to  a j  penalty not exceeding fifty dollars.  o  :  Tlie Voter's LisV  kelson Miner: Those who arc not  vet on the voters list; and wiio want to'  cjc'i on',' aro reminded that Monday  licit, the 23rd,' w the last d'# Jot  registering. ��� They are reminded.' also,'  that the present revision, is to serve  two elections. The Parliment at  Ottawa, in its wisdom, passed a law to  make the Provincial lists the lists 'to  bo used in Federal ejections. There  will be a Federal as well as a Provincial election before the close of the  year, and tlie citizen who neglects to  register and id otherwise qualified will  che.it himself out of ihe privilege to  vote ir either.  A. Dill  of  Foruie Uinded  in Moyie  . with seven cwjb and   intends  embark-  ieur'in the d.iiry business.  A Thousand Dollar lot.  A real estate   deal   of   more   than  ordinary importance  was  made   this  week when  J.  P. Farrell  purchased  the  lot on   the  southeast  corner    of'  Victoria   street  and  Qnee'us   avenue  and   paying   therefor    the'"suni    of  .$1,000 cash.    This is the highest price  yet paid for a lot in   Moyie,  and  goes  to aho,v the way in which the value of  the property of the town is increasing.  Later in the "season   Mr.   Farrell   will-  erect a building on the lot, which, will  be on  the same   pattern  of  the  one  which he owns on 'the opposite corner";  .      ' IOC AX   Nli'w'S.  nW.'G. Batefnitn Went to  Cranbrook  tobay.'  Miss'.Ida Hawkins and Miss Hender-:  son are shopping in Cranbrook  today.-  G.J. Clayton,- one oE the proprietors  of the Lake Shore hotel, arrived from  Nelson today.  Ohas. Dillin left today tat Ihe  Lardeau country to do assessment  work on his claims.  Lewis Thompson has been offered  the appointment of justice" of the  neae'e; ��nd iina decided to accept.-  M. E'^Hollisfce'r 14 getting fairiy  sfcafte'd in tlie boat business". He is  tu'frilrig b'tit some beauties, which he  will halve for sale or rent.    ���  Api)It- to  FOK SALE AND RENT  OB  MADE TO,ORDER.  M". L. HOLL-ISTEE, Moyie;  Notice o? Bisolu'tioii o��� rarlnersOr.  ' Soticcis fceroby given .that tl?.e yactnershitf  fcVnrtorp ojsUtlEg totyrceuc tb.c nudersigucci  C^.^cuc-rrl ircsgl'S-Bts y.-dati the name, style.  S-ci fs��r "f-', ���!. M-1,rpt7.?i Co.; at Moyie, B, C,  L"'-- Ikcv if-"'; ctp'v-disolvcd by mutual consent..  - 'J"u 6-1 ts ov-idh tti the said partnership.ftre to  ���l_e ptiid l)\- J.'J. Surphy at Moyie, B. C-, aud all  claims rur'ailist the said partnership arc to be  pi-c-bented to tho siild J. J. Murphy, by whom the  same will be settled.  Dated flt Moyie, B. C, this/ 10th day of April,  ���V. D. 1000. Thos. J. Wellinun,  ,   ISllcu Hill, \V. D. Hill, Atty.  ���2-52 J. J. ilurphy. ���  l>iVtee    Aro Set.  , The following dates have been fixed  for the different preliminary events in  the elections of the late house: May  26th for the nominations; June 9th  for the general election; June 30th,  writs   to be returnable, and .July  5th  fp..   l]^rt   jvjoa(i>-i.;r   fif   tbo  ],icr]��ln tnn��.  ^.{:ls��nic Lotlgo Instituted.  Cranbrook Herald: On Saturday  evening last Cranbrook Masonic Lodge,  U. D., was instituted by V. W. Bro.  W.I. Quiuhui,0. S-, assisted by W,  Bro. Byersj of Nelson, . '',,    ���-., ;;  A Inrgo number, of m'embers were  present from Fort Steele and, other,  points. The new lodge starts with a  huge membership and"-every prospect  of success and prosperity. ,. Light refreshments were served by the ladies  after the business of the evening was  finished.   ______'^___'_____., I'  '-.  That X'liroljljlng Headache  Would quickly leave you, if you  used Dr. King's New Lif(' Pills.;  Thousands of sufferers have proved  their matchless merit for Sick and  Nervous Headaches. "They make pure  blood and build up your health. Only  25 cents, Money back if hot cured.  Sold by Hope & Seattle, Druggists.  Harvey    &   Mcttoter;  FORT STEELE, B.C.  Harvey, 3LcCnrtur Ss Alexander,  FEUN'IK, B.C.  Barristers & Solicitors.  James Kerrigan & Co.  CKAXUKOOK,    ii- C.  Wholesale  Grocers  AND  General Agents/  Home  und  'F<  fBunded - Ware- '  ho'use��.  Whiskey,; WiHefc S��6rV'  Cigarsv Produce, Fruit,-;  Eta,   Etc^  fe.��    Etc"  CORUlCSPONDF.yCE'.  JNV.tT.Pl.>,  JSDt  ��� a*  ?A  , i   CI  i ",  M1  ���; 4  !  '���"     %1  mi  til  '?'  t  '.���' ��� %i  i  - i h[   tin  . i'" "^i  11    (I  ��  ' .1  '1. H  ���' I ,'T,  *        rit I  r   '      S.  '! '   '-  :n  vi1  "I  t.-:  1  ���;a|  Smslm )  V  b  ((^  \s  I ^  1 -[>  f * i ."  > 4 : * t,��  ?        7* J"*i  J "-rr.,i. v,  -,ver .  In if  .*m  a w'.'  "1-  too \  did,  If  on /.  wo  rea  get  pa;  uij  pn  .-  '.   ��������       '?*\r ���'  1  ', ^ nd��. i i  - '," s.:��fj.i 'I i'  ', }>e<' !�����< / J*>!  "I  lf:  ���H  to*  ���   i  i ,  v.*  tl;  1  n"  l!  t  o"  I?  e  o'  r'  *   i  .k !  !' 1  151  iff.  > .  f ,  1 ifi  I N  ri i'f  ���.t/ju  .  ,;���: ������ ' ���  'i.'.h: '!  '''.'II '  jI  in-    i  , i.i    .  ���it* v.  j ';?0. ,  ".Mf i;v^  f :?? 'i-'ifi-f  fiji: :',��'���*  U-ii ,:|f:M  r   'mt      .      i t v      i  *    i- ' 1       fj,c *   1,'  !;,     ii'  Si      ,   i  mm*  ; ! fil-'^i r.!  'h ffi  'T Hi!  (- #&���"$!:: 1}  i  Ill  '!- ��� ,is -If  1i..'-.;ti,j [  ii-'i-l  IX". fi  :;    -,i   if  i- ;ii*ff  i ���'       'I illl*  >.    I  f  . Hi;  I  ii  IF  win  H !'.��  111!  ��� Hit  LIU  ii -J-.'M  i��      ��   1   ,'P  !h.|jji|  f Mi "'jj'i.  '-���il�� "^1  ; i'.      '-"! ! l"  ��� i'i ,  ��'. ' r:  :t   ,"|iH"  t        ! ���� "  - .  '���i -;.i;"i...  ,<    1,1>" -. 11'.  !   '!,'     ''  ��  i-1-r  �� ������  !   1 J  I      '  .i<v:<K  "^  Scandal  never rwilly  father could  believed  havn   a.  it���Si*i<l  shop   if  tliar,   his  lie liked.  By J. M. BARRIE.  CHAPTER I.  According to rhose who  h.ivc   chonsht  the   ihing over, it would defy tlio fi>(r'ol  clay to *er fortli thi^ jn-oiliyinus   aif.'iir of  Tillyioss, the   un^hoD   of,-which v,*as ih.il  Tnuimns Hagrfrart; Iwranie a hiunorisr.   It  happened so far back   as  the hong Year,  so   called    by   reason   of   dif=<��T��e   in rtie  putaro   crop; and   douhtless   tlie   lioiisc.  which prill   brands,    derides   i-omanco  ro  those who cavil ntj an outside si air.   Furthermore, the many who only knew Hag-,  xrart. in his later years, wherhpr jiersoiml-  Jy or   Through   written   mart it   or from  Thrums folk who have Traveled,  will not  ivadiiy admit   that   lie   may   once  have  be'6n an cvery-day   man,    There   js   .-jJho  rtgHinst   mo   rho   vexing   jwactice ol tho  farmer   of   Lookabontyou,    wlio      never  juib-ses Tillyioss, if there   is   a   friend  of  mine.within esrshor,   without   saying:���  " Gravestone or no graves fane, Tamnms  I higgarr, would have been   a   limnorisr."  LookflboutyoTi,  thus   implies   that,   lie  knew   llngpnrc for a man of parU wlien I V.'V  the rest of'us were blind, and iris r.-inuil-  i^ing beyond   ordinary to   see   his   word  .-uvcjjted in this matter   by   jx-up!o   who  would not pay Jiiin for a drill of potatoes  without first stepping iL to   make sure of  the length.��  I have It from   Tamuins   Jfnggart. that  Ycj? the gr.ind romance ol Kaggart choked  the. fame of Lunan   even   with   the   I.-hIh  wJio played dump   at   Tillyioss,   and ihe  shop came to  be   localized"  as   "beneath  Haggarls stair."    Even   Lunnn's   srout-  noss, which   was   a   landmark in itself,  could not save him.  The passage between  hi* counter and the wall   was   so narrow  and ihe rest of his shop   so  full of goods  that before customers could  enter Lit nan  bad to como out,   but   in   this quandary  his dignity   never left   him.    Ho   always  declined to join the company  who might  be, listening on  the   stair   ro   Tammas's  adventures,   but   <ame   say   he. was not  above hearkening   through a hole in one  of the steps.'  The exact date of Haggarr's departure  cannot be determined, though it was  certainly iu the back end of the year  18S4. He had then been married ro  Christy a little short of three years. His  age would be something beyond thirty,  but he never, knew his birthday, hud ' 1  have heard him say that one of the few  things lie could not understand was how  tho relatives of a person deceased could  know tho precise ago to send to tlie j  newspapers. <  Wlmt, is, however,   known   for   certain  is that, Tainmas's adventures began within a week of tho burial of old 31r. YuilJ,  tlie parish minister.    There   had   been a  ro-do about who should preach   the   funeral sermon, two ministers having wdrds  over ir, and   all    Thrums   knowing that  Xuill had left fii'\en   pounds   to,  the  preacher.   At this time Haggurt did   not  belong   to tlio Aidd Lielits, nor  .was   he  even regular in   his   attendance   .-it,   the  parish   church,    but   the   dispute   about  the funeral sermon interested him greatly, and when he heard ihni.   the   session  was   meeting   to   decide   The   Affair,   he  MEN   OF   MARK  An  iiscnt   of  Colli*   I'  .onil'iii  with a  Ihe  Huntington  is  view to buying some  iiio��t piizi'd pictures in the exhibit  new giilli'iy.  ;e (JotilJ, who has the fox hunting  lias just purchased outlines! und  largest packs  England,  '.���.jvcriiur Longino, the chief executive  nj' Mississippi, is not -14 years old.    He is  in  of  at   the  < Jcoi  lcv,$ vi i-y badly  i ishi on> of the  of foxhounds in  THE GLASS OF   FASHION.    |   rpW()  ]>{}jj_)   RASCALS.  .   i  new mile j  v.'-i  ro- j  in   and   worked   nigbts  at   Mississippi   college.  a   self   made   i..  to   pay   li(s   ffii.v  CJ in toil, Miss.  r   Lucchcni, the murderer of the Empress  Eliza belli   of   Austria,   having   spent   a  year m solitary Confinement,  is now, according to the Swiss Jaw, treated like all  olhor prisoners.  1). 0. Jenkins, for nearly "2~> years the  editor in chief of the Galveston News,  lias retired from active work on account  of ndvnncintr n'ge aud has gone to live in  southern California.  Governor Xash of Ohio is nn authority  on-tho history of that state, which he  has made a .lifelong study. His library  of wo:-!.., on this subject is probably the  largest and most valuable extant.  King Humbert of Italy has sent to  Huron Saverio Fava, the Italian embassador at   Washington,  the grand  cordon  ' t-nuiip to gloss over this admission, ns  incredible on rhfl face of it, bur, that, was  in his last years, when , he had become  Vomerhing of a show, and was in a puzzle  about himself. Of the several reasons he  gave me in proof ,of n, non-humorous  period in his 'life the following seem  .   woithy of especial attention:���    '    -  First, that for some years after his  marriage he had never thought of himself  as more nicely put together than other  ' men. He could nor, say for certain  whether he had ever thought of himself  ct all, His loom taking up so much of  his time.  Second, that Christy was able to aggravate him by saying That if which was  which she would have- married James  IMtbladdo.  Third, that   he   was   held   of little account'by the neighbors, who spoke of his  ���    living   "above   Lunan"s     shoppy,"   but  never localized tlie shop as   '-below Hag-  g.irt.'s house."  Fourth, That while on his wanderings  he experienced certain novel and singular sensations in his inside, which were  probably his humor trying to force a pas-  .-vige.  Fifth, that in the great scene which  ended his wanderings, his humor burst,  Its banks like a dam, and had flowed in  burnn ever since.  During nearly,forty years wo contrived  now and again to-  harness   Tiimmns   to  his story, but often he would stop at the  dilliculty of realizing tho   man   he must  .   have   been    in   his   pro-humorous   days.  ' and remark, in his   sarcastic, way,    that'  rhe one Haggart, could   not   fathom   the  , other.  Thus our   questionings sometimes  endea in silence, when   we.nll   looked in  trouble at the lire and then   went home.  As for starring him on   tho   story   when  he was not in   the   vein,   like   breasting  the brae ngainst a high wind.  When the events happened I  was 'only  a lad.    1   cannot   send my mind hack lo  .  the time   when    I   could   pass   Haggurt  wirhout   the     side-glance     nearly     all  Thrums   offered   to   his   reputation, and  -   In* is best pictured hunkering at Tillyioss,  <mo of a row of his admirers.  After eight  o'clock ic was the pleasant custom of tho  weavers to sit in the open against a house  or dyke, their knees near their chins and  their ears ��� ready for Haggart.    Then   bis  face would be contracted in pain as some  strange idea bothered him and he searched  for its   humorous   aspect.    Perhaps   ten  minutes afterwards   his    face   would expand, he would slap   his    knees, and we  knew that trie, .struggle was over.    It was  one of Ins ways, disliked at the time, yet  admired on reflection, not to take us into  the.   secret of his   laughter; but   he usually ended by looking whimsically in the  direction of   the   burying-ground,    when  we were perfectly aware of the   source of  ihe joke,- and those   of   us nudged  each  other who wore   not   scared.     CJm.il   ihe  spell was broken we   might   sib  thus for  ihu spaco of a quarter of an   hour, none  .-peaking, yet iu the completest sympathy,  because   we   were   all   thinking   of  the  same thing, and that a gravestone.  Tillyioss is three broken rows of bouses  in the east end of Thrums, with gardens  l.^twcen them, nearly every one of which  used to contain a pig-sty.  There are other  ways of   getting   into   the   gardens than  by windows, for those who are   sharp at  knowing a gate when ir. looks like muiio-  ihing else. ' Three   or four oilier   hou>��(>>  fctand iu odd corners, blocking the narrow  road,    which   dodges   through   Tillyioss  like a hunted animal.    Starting from the  west   end   of   the   suburb,   as Tillyioss  will be called as soon as   we can   wiy tho  woid without smirking,   tho road cl'hnb.-  htraight. from tho highway to   the uppermost row, where it runs against   a   two-  story house.  Here wo leave it. as many a  curious stranger has   done,   to get out of  Tillyioss the best way   ic   can,   for  that  Two-storied house ia where Turamiw Haggart lived, up the outside stair,   tho west  room.  Tammae flitted to tho Tenements a  year after he beoara* a humorist, and it  is un extraordinary tribute to his memory thnt tho road \* nn the pump to hl��  old residence in '1 i lyloss is still called  Haggart's Itoady. Many persons have in-  habitod his room since, he left it, but  though tho younger ones hold out for  an individuality of their own,' the gray-  beards still allow that It is Haggart's  homo. To thin day Tillyioss residents  asked for a landmark to their dwellings  may reply,    .      ' '���,..-  "I'm sax houses frae Kaggart's," or  "Onybody   can   point   out  Haggart's  stair to you. Ay, weel, gang to that, and  then come back three doors."       ,  The entrance to Lunan's shop, was  beneath Haggart's stair, which provided  a handy retiring place in wet weather.  Lunan's personality . had the enormous  advantage of a start;,1 of Tammas's, as has  been seen, yet Haggart lias practically  swallowed Lunan, who in his more crab-'  bed age scowled at, tho sight-seers that  came to look at the second story of the  house and ignored the shop.,. As boys we  envied, more than learning, the companion whose father kept a shop, and I  remember Lunan's son going with his  /Jst for tho bankers son who-���though   he  the same errand, all of whom noticed,  though ihey little thought ic would give  litem a tonne to their dying day,' that  Haggart had on his topcoat. It had been  an old one of Mr. Yuill's, presented to  Taminas, who could not till it, but refused to Lave it altered, out of respect to  the'minister's memory, It-has also been  fondly recalled of Tannnns that he was  only shaven on Tho one side, as if Chirsry  had sent him to the meeting in a, hurry,  and That he had not the. look of a ma'n  who was that, very night to 'enter upon  experiences which would confound The  world.  "It was an impressive spectacle,"  Snecky Hobarc said subsequently, "lo  see Tammas discussing the' burial sermon, just as keen as me and T'nowhead  and then to think, that within rwenty-  fotn- hours the very ministers themselves  would be dismissing him. '���  , '��� He said to me it had been a dowie  day,"    T'nowhead always remembered.  '���He shoved mo when he was crushing  in nearer rhe door," was Header Robbie's boast.  '���But he took a snuff out of my mull."  '���Muybo he did, but I was the last he  spoke to. Ro said, 'Weel, Dan'l, I'll be  stepping   back to Tilly.' "  '���Ay, bub I passed liim at the Tenements, and he says, 'Davit,' he says, and  1 says, 'Tammas.' "'' .,  '���Very like; but, I was carrying a ging  of water frae Susie Linn's pump, and  Tammas said would 1 give him n drink,  the-which 1 did.''  '"Lads, I'm"no sure but what I noticed  a far-away look in Tammas's face, as if  there was something on his mind."  ������If ye did, Jeames, Te keut it to your-'  soP."  "Ay, but I meant to mention it when  I got ha me.'"  "How did yc no, then!J"  "How does a body no do many a  thing? I dinna say I noticed the look,  but just that; I'm no sure but what I  noticed it "  So we nil did our best to recall Haggart's last words and looks on that  amazing evening, even the Auld Licht  minister, who cared little for popularity,  claiming as a noticeable thing to have  walked behind Tammas and observed  that his handkerchief was hanging, out  of his north pocket. But chough all theso  memories have their value as relics, we  have Tammas's own word for it that  from the time che reached the session  house until his return to Tillyioss lie felt  much as usual.  "Ay," he would say in his impressive  way, "many a thing may happen between the auchcand the ten-o'clock bells,  but I told neither T'nowhead nor Snecky  nor none of them as onything was to  happen that nicht."  ,"Yo did not, Tammas; na, ua, for if  ye had I would have heard ye, me being  there."  "Ay, but ye couldna say my reason for  no telling ye?"  "Na."  "Weel, then, my reason was just this  that I didna ken rnvsel'."  of ihe Order of la Corona d'ltalia as  an evidence of his appreciation "and esteem. , '       ���      '  Lord Jtoberts is one of the rare exceptions among .Hritisb oflkOi-s in not complying willi the army regulation, which  requires the shaving of the chin. He ia  credited with saying, "1 do not Gght with  my chin." ��� , ���  Speaker .Henderson has adopted a new  Cot in for calling the house to'order. Tlie  mi! ones were, "Gentlemen will plo.-i^e  lefrain from conversation," or '.'Gentle  men will please take thoir seats." Mr.  Henderson says, "In onler'vtbat tlie- public hiiMtioss may, go forward," vetc.  One of the eccentricities of Sir,, John  Lubbock, avIio wnsrecently raised to tlie  peerage, is his fondness for live insects  as pets. He once made a favorite of a  w(\*p he caught in Spain, and the insect  m-ew so, fond of him that it would lie  .->!iirin his,hand to he stroked.  Abraham ID. Elmer of Dtieai said (o  bi- the oldest inhabitant of New York  Mate, has just celebrated his one bundled and thirteenth birthday. ..Tie was  born in Warren. Herkimer'1 county, and  lo.-r his eyesight H years ago.,but"other-  wist" is well preserved. He has used tobacco since lie was 10 years old.  William ,French Merriam of Minneapolis was a schoolmate of'Admiral IVwoy  at a little log xchoolbo-'Bse in Vermont.  Later ho served "in the war of tlie rebellion, was wonndod in a skirmish at Som-  erville. Va., left for dead before a lino of  charging Confederates and rescued at  great risk by a private in the Thirty-  lliird Ohio���"William,, McKinley.'  George L. Watson, the Scotch designer  of yachts, will celebrate his iiftieth anniversary as a. designer this year. 'After  M-rving his apprenticeship he went into  business for himself and, as is well  known, has been one of the most successful of British designers. His best known  boats are the Thistle, the three Valkyries, the "Britannia, the Houa.'the Rainbow and the Gleniffer.,  ��� "Velours foulard." very .-oft a:H  glossy in tiiiish, is one of the m:;uy  novelties in inaicria'^.  '���Ideal" is 'thf name of a  which is as strong as net and  tniDS the soft rilui of the old inaierial.  Cotton nud  silk  grenadines are another novelty, underlie French i-ludlies  with  satin stripes'are more charming  than ever,  Straps of braid continue to terminate on many tailor costumes in tiny  'buckles or buttons, and the wsts of  handsome "ilres��" costumes have a  double row of costly gold and c-iuunol  buttons down the from.  Lace gowns or those of net iu the  still fashionable ooiiibinaiion of black  and'white, enhanced with strappings,  arm bands and natty French clioiix of  black velvet ribbon, have developed  this season to a degree of beauty never  before attained.   ,,  So beautiful are the new ribboiis that  ull ibe old fancies which once seoined  so faultless pale beside thorn. As hi  everything else this season,' tiie colors  are as soft and shadowy as possible  and iu toxitire almost like gauze, but  lineiy and closely woven like silk.  Moussellnes, part silk and part fut-  (oti, are an infl-rosting j'ejiflire of the  new dross materials, as (hey are especially recommended for w'oiiro'ht ihe  seashore. They are entirely without  dressing, and their special beamy is  said not to be affected at all by (he sea  air.  The directolre scarf of taffeta, llidin  silk; erojie de chine and silk inoiisseliue  Is promised as one of the fealures of  spring-wraps, it is trimmed with silk  fringe and draped a bout, the shoulders  like a tic-bu tied in a knot at ihe bust.'  The ends vary iu length, waeliJugoVroin  just below the waist to the hem of the  skirt.���New York i^nn.  ��� '  NEW  YORK'S MOST  BRAZEN   PAIR OF  BUNKO STEERER3.  "Jltingr?- .loo" und "Crnml Ccnlrnl  I'vtv" an They U>re Uexorifceil Ijy  an OJd Ileteoifve���The .MetliodH <�����  the  Two  Confidence Men.  'The two 'most   bnu=-u bunko steerers  lived," said an old  New  York  , "were 'Hungry Joe' and 'Grand  Pete.'     And   I   hold   that   thou-  that ever  defective,  <.Yutr.il  m1 vor was the eoiuil of l,eto--I,eter Lake  was his nume���in the swindling - line.  The two men worked precisely (lie same  game and in their careers, were abuii'l  equally successful, " but (here -was tiiis  difference: .loo Lewis, or 'Hungry Joe.'  was a born tlunr. ' If he hadtft been a  man of brains, he'd have been V sand-  bagger, and even as it was it was a diJii-  cull ma iter for him to lie even decenil.v  polite to his victim after he bad' stripped  him. I've known hiin to grab a man's  money and then punch the num. when,  willi a little patience, be could just as  e.'i.Ml.v have talked him out of it.- ;  VI remember a\c!1 how this pha>e 'of j  Joe's character landed ,biin in jail for a j  good term once; An English-tourist nam- i  eil llainsdcn came lieu: and fitjed up a I  swell hotel. , Joe,spotted him and intro- j  diK-ed himself on Broadway one day as  Henry K. Post; nephew of Captain Murphy of the Gallia, ihe steamer in  which  way car and colling ��� ,]M, ,  ��;��"�� Vail. IV.. ilni J" >,  Leonard street, rimbw! (m ��ff "���'���  dry goods Hlore-ho ki^1 a^  followed���and jollic] l,K w*3  being announced hiio nl W'l!.v '  head of the firm. , \ u^Jr'" i  dite. jive, who had |,',  fmu.d it again, bniM int.  found Pete sniol-iu" [t,,, .  Head of tho firm ���"���,] . .^ar��  with that indi-idu  ed to arrest Pete at one*.  biui as a notations h.m  was requested lo leiuv  merchant. The del.  and expostulation* �����...    :.' "i.'",'i.  :TH  "our iv i  ti,. ���;. i  "it tj, ;  ��� u  ���in.  1 llC' JPtfqh..  t!,t- ofi',(.( .  ,,'lisv> "M '  linnlly had to get oui." \l" l!"1  however, and lay f<���. !������,,, "I/  sh.-k individual had a<n'mliy'i,,;T  nici.cliant to let him i���!r | ' ���"'-  und Pete got away.' rt'a'  "When Superintendent H,  Ihe matter, he had the uu-i'dn-n  headquarters and o.Nphiii, ��inert   the crook   lo escape,  morehnnu was iurtij  i. ���.  rev  -   ���In"  Ernes  ��-Me' ��  I/,* ii round  ��yi-ti(.s |  lie  Wtii, ,  Kiiant o\-(.r ^  It took'nearly nu hour to iDfli,i  { '  what n fool he hud been. aii,liij���,  it  all at once.    But ��h;u  of a man with such tm;\.  La;��e?"~.Vew York Hun.  I'S U8 (J  THE  TROTTING  RECORD.  RECENT  INVENTIONS.     -  Doors can bo rigidly held in any position by a new clump having a sprint; controlled piston, tlie upper end of which has  a head inserted in a semicircular0slot,  which will hold tho piston in cither a  raised or lowered position.  An improved tobacco pipe has a plug  inserted in the front of the bowl which  can' be removed for cleaning, with' the  bottom of 'the howl'formed of plastic material to take up the nicotine, the .filling  beinj.' removed when saturated.  A westerner lias patented a horse  clutching device to' be carried by the wagon, a rod beinj: Attached to the axle near  one wheel, with a hook for the reins, a  device on the wheel catching the rod and  pulling on the reins when the horse starts  up.  For use in cleaning pavements a, German has patented a flexible brush which  is semicircular in shape, tho center being  formed of a flexible shaft, around which  Ihe bristles ore inserted, the curvature of  the brush rolling the dirt toward the center.  Polo ponies are boing used extensively for park ami riii^r riding iu Philadelphia. ���' r '  Eureka, 2:inyi. by'Ira. is in Torti  Ken ting's California stable nu'd said to  be a craekcrjack.  Edna Simmons, 2:12'^,'who lias been  fTO be cov*7NrmsD,J i  A Bad Watch,  Sometimes a Chinese coins a phrase  which might well be adopted by his English speaking neighbors.  Wing Lung, the proprietor of rt flourishing laundry, had a watch which habitually lost time, so, watch in hand, be hied  him to the nearest watchmaker.  "Watehee no good to Wing Lung now,"  he said briefly, shoving his property  across tiie counter.    "Vou fix him."  "What's the matter with itV* asked  the watchmaker. ,  "Ob, vvatcbee too much by 'n by," said  Wing Lung as he took his leave without  further wa��te of words.���Kansas City  rnd^nendent.  CHURCH AND CHURCHMAN.  The increase of the Baptist church in  the south 'was four times greater last  year 'among the negroes than among the  whites.  Tho Rev. Dr. Charles II. Parkhurst  sa.vs that if he were a Protestant pope he  would hove his cardinals construct a catechism on modern lines and require every  child to learn it.  On being applauded with hand clapping  during a recent sermon the Rev, Dr. Lor-'  imer of Boston slopped, forhade (he people   to  clap  anil   requested   I hem   to  say  "Amen" instead.  The Rev. Samuel A. Eliot, the sec rein ry of the .-Wiici-ieim TJnitnrinti association, has been elected pastor of'the South  Congiegatioiuil church of Boston to-succeed the Rev. Dr. Edward Everett Hale.  He is the son of President Eliot of Harvard university and is o'S years old.  off tluf turf for"a couple of years, is  again in train in jr. ' '    '  California claims to have more mile  tracks in proportion to its population  than any other stare iu the Union.,  Lonir Da tiff., tho Chinaman that drove  T. W. Roberts' to'a- record of 2:2-1-"',,  has gone back to his washboard at Su  Louis. ;  - A. B; <Spreckels is driving Dione,  2:0'.)'/,, on the road in San Francisco,  and'so far nothing has been-able to  bead'her. . - -  The total number of horses sold at  .the Union stockyards, Chicago, in 1S09  was an even lUO.OOuf'total valuation,  ^11,2:>0,0'00. , '  Tho . .New England trotter Baker,  2:17Vt. suspected.of being a ringer aud  ���raced last year without a pedigree, .is  now stated to be by Electryon, 2:2d;i,  son of Electioneer.  Tlio 3-year-old colt Yellow "Tail, carrying 110 pounds, defeated Advance  Guard and R W. Brode in a special  race at Oakland, Cal., recently. The  mile route was reeled off iu 1 :[i{\\\.    '  Pilatus. 2:0!)'/,, is at the Louisville  track and in grand shape.' Tlie quarter  crack which retired him last summer  lias entirely disappeared, and unless all  signs fail be will be a great horse this  'year.  W. J. Spier, the eastern turfman wlio  formerly owned Major Donio and other' fait- thoroughbreds, has leased  "Lucky" Baldwin's stable of horses  and will race the same at Chicago during the coming summer.  Kamsden had come over. How Joe  knew that Murphy and the Englishman  had become great friends on the vo.Migi-  1 don't know, but it was ii fact that they  Itad, and Joe was ou with Kainsdcn at  once. Well, there it re a svliolo lot of  details about this case that I'll skip, but  by the usual methods the tourist was induced to drop into ft place on Grand  street, where a deck of cards turned up  unexpectedly. Things were going beautifully, and the Englishman'hart ten ��5  notes in, his hand, ready to bet them,  when the sight of the money made Joe  lose control of himself. He grabbed the  money, 'upper cm Mr. Ramsden'and skipped out. 1 picked him up a few days  later, and Rainsden pushed the case, so  we sent Moo nip the river. ' '  "Jo.e could do a neat job though. 'lie  made a chum out of Oscar 'Wilde when  the latter visited (his country and used  to dine' with him,at the old Hotel Brtms  wick.a'lnuicf every day. He worked him  to perfection and linnlly got ii check ,fot  $r>,0<X) out of him. Somebody lipped  Wilde'off about his friend, however, and  the author beat Joe to the bank with a  stop payment order by about two minutes.- But, on the whole. Joe's impetu-  ou'sness. inspired by greed and partial:}'  the result of a straiu of' brutality in him.  made him, in my mind, a second rater. '  "But this man Lake was the wonder,  lie was the finished swindler if there  ever was one. "They used to say that  he could talk a bank note from a man's  pocket to his own. and! verily belic-ye he  'could. He" talked incessantly.' 'When he  sought,a victim, he would pick out his  man, then make a .rush at,him. grab him  by the, hand "hud talk, talk,-t.-ilk. The  man would never gee n�� chance- lo say a  word. Sooner or later Pete would say  something thnt would interest tho man,  and when' he'd 'done, that lie knew it.  Actually that man has talked his way'  into the confidence of hundreds of intelligent men whom he had never seen or  heard of before. Nothing ever fen zed  him, and he invariably got something out j  of his \iciims., He was never in a hurry, j  and dung after he had a man and the  money was in bis grasp he woul-1 toy  with his victim just for amusement. 1  could (ell you dozens of stories about  Peter Lake that would amaze you. bin  I will only relate one. This ttm-y h  strictly'true,' and I could mention, ibc  names of the two kisino.-s men of thi-  city -who are involved, but I won't rot-  various reasons.  "Pete had spotted a man who sat at a  desk in the window of a I-'oiiy-^'eo n-l  street building every day.    One morning  I Sympathy,  I     "How long, my young friend"  ! ed  the venerable judge, "hare'y  trying to make a living (,v ���..���.  iu this city?"   , *  "SLy, years." said the yftnag uUr  "How unfortunate."  "I   don't'  know,   your  Hosier,  'mimngort to pick up a pretty ^oa;  "I   was  thinking of  the coa-J  nuised the judge, shaking bis Let",  pd<tl) Tribune.  ELECTRIC  FLASHER  t ~   /liis'l"  ; *���" ��� Jaw*.  f .">;':'!':  ���-��� 0-4-wfthi  j ;,^,MuMit  t', satraps  >   J ;..e fine".*  .'; ��\>*'ilU  v." .-.���.���boii  lV* ,T {hit i  }   -*V ItOlH'i  ��� ��� \ 'was*,  ����� " .trap  '<        \ .'*S  i i *v  * BOOV  --������-. 'I!  i ...   \>1S0 t  ;   .���I>s��  ' .''���i riroiir  ��� ur_ ��� aftfi  " !'er.."  -v caret  ���   -one-.  ,    - ar.il  ��� IV-'fish t;  ������ ���  -time  f '��� < pnpori  :   ������ t^sldri  l��      W"JM'  L,  - 'C ��� i  "trnri  dratj  "l"\v;  An electric company whope ��..  estaldished on the South VnLa r  California.'is manufacturing (n,,;  milting liglu and power in (ii.a.,);  en towns and cities, inciudihg S'-,  to. Marysville,.Oroville, .Vt-vmla I'  Grass \'a I ley. 0  Electric' capsules are one of tb  inventions. ,A combirmtiou cf <!,  has been Invented, and, nccon)iti��  company that manufactures it, ,  grain capsule of it put into aa c  battery cell will yield enough ck  to run n IG-candle power incac  light for one hour.- f  Electricity as we know It is 10  old.    In  1700 "the Italian sciwitk  gave de/ipite form to tlie method    "  (IiK-itig  the   current,' and   it i-, i':^ ,  name  that- we  have  the teitn "v A' ,  tor,"   to  describe'the  instrument -.rjf i ?    f.  measures "the  force of the cm rent. iS ' *t ***   *m"i ~)M  WHIM-WHAMS.      Jf     7 g|  , Bill���I've beeu to see a palm roa:��      y, j^  J ill���And   did you   believe wlnifL Js-lM  told you? -    , KjLS'W  Yes,1 I did. He told'rae I was#,. 'AfiSi  "volt," as the unit of that m'e:  A   Pew  Jokcn   Tbnt   Would   JIalijg  -MUniitIiroiic Smllr.  easy  He told  rae I vass  and then charged me ?2."  The Doctor  me?'  -Why have'you sent!!  The Husband���Oh, .my wife's moil-  Is feeling bad, and she says she does  care whether she lives or not.  BEgfl  "I have noticed that mr-n who put tifr A  V0J  m  '"m  fake butter are arrested ucarly evtrrf '{tf&PS*-  day,"  remarked   flip nlicurvor dt pvpnt.fea. rJfi*S*w,.'  and  cout  olio wed to go fr  " "MM  He sofhold of  cried  If abl  STAGE GLINTS.  in  Want the Hoi Opened.  1S38 Francis Douce, the antiquary, bequeathed a sealed box to the  British museum on condition that it  was not to be opened until Jan. 1,  1000. Some literary people in Ktiglatid  are now clamoriupj for Information as  to its contents, but it Is unlikely that  their curiosity will be gratified* for a  long time', as a great ninny formalities  have to foe gone through first.  ;  Not So UaO.  In Scotland they have no green corn on  the cob. Therefore when this Scotchman  came across the water he was amused to  see the people devouring those great  hunks of corn. A friend of his recommended the dish to him as tasly and delicious, and when, the sturdy fjon'of Seotiu  lunched id a restaurant he ordered a  plate'of "boiled sweet corn on the cob."  When his friend met him next, he asked  him if he hail tried the corn yet.  "Aye, have J, and it's no onything to  sic a fuss nboot, Hfcn thinking."  "What, didn't you like it?"'  "It wnana sae- bad i' the outside, but it  wus malrit awfy touch i' the ianide "���  Detroit Fres Press,      i  inn!;  THE PEDAGOGUE.  President Gunnison of St. Lawrence  university has recently received a gift of  .'?2I.()00 from a fi-iend of .that institution'.  Arrangements have been made for a  ten story fireproof dormitory for Columbia university on Morningside Heights,  .New  York.      , ,.;  President Moffatt of Washington and  .leffei-Min college, Washington, ���Pa... announces that (he. regulations against hazing will be.strictly enforced and that all  liazers will be promptly expelled.  .Samuel T. Dutton, stiperiiiteiulenf of  public schools in Brookline, Mass., will  next fall become professor of school administration in tlie Tcacllers' college, Co:  lumhia university. Mr. hut ton is one of  the best known public school supervisors  in New England.  Herbert Kelcey and Miss Effie Shannon nitty produce a jilay ninde from tlie  novel "Lorna Doonc" next season.  Harry Conor, who has been playing  this season in Australia, has made such  a success (hilt lie may remain there. ���  A play in blank verse on the'subject  of Horafius, the Honian liero who hold  the bridge, bas been written for Frederick Wanle.  -Louis ,Mauii does not contcniprTitc a  production of "The Merchant or Venice" this Kpring. all reiiorts to Ihe contrary liolwithstiiudliii:.  Messrs. Rich & Harris lmve only recently contracted .Willi, Sidney Rosen-'  feld to write a 'new comedy for, Louia  Mann, and Clara LipinatJ.    .        '.  .Mrs. Leslie Carter"is wrlthigfor the  press when she Is liot busy willi Znzn'H  'woes.-. -:"Tlie' Elghdi Coiniiiandineiii,"  a stoi-y by her, was, published recently  In a-Boston paper.  .���Clara." Lipmaii lias Jiist finished a  .drainatizMtion ;o'f-, the popular novel  "Lady Barbarity." It .'will' in all prob,  a.bility he. ineliided In M r.M a mi's '���and  Miss Llpnian's' roperfoi-y, next year.  Principals in a matinee perfornuince  of ''A Creek Slave" in .Boston took .tiie  chorus parts, while, the chorus girls  and boys'apponred in tho roles ol* tiie  principals. 11 must .have been a fuiitiy  ��� show. ���'.���'.'���        ���' '  he flccided to pluck him  a boy who was passing.    ,  ".'You are my son Willie,' he  'Come with me and call"me papa,  goes well, you get #.">.'       '   '  "The boy was 1(! years old and a bright  boy. He agreed to-the terms, and,;tak  ing bini by the band, Pete rushed'i-ilo  the oflice pccutiied by the man he hat)  seen from the street. lie'gave him the  -old game of talk, and from the great  mass of words hurled at liiai the man  managed to extract the inrrinuation liiai  his visitor's son Willie was about to ^-t.-ut  back for Vale after a week's vi.-dt horn ���  and that his father bad forgotten his  pocketbook and wanted to borrow $.",0.  Pete gave a name which he had taken at  Mr.   Gotham���There's  New York.,after all.  Mr. Church���No;' I guess you're rigit g^^t.  Most  cities   have  a.  saloon on ever/ ^|!^fcis  sixth  corner;  New York has 'em ok JotA ~  nearly every,corner.  I  *��5s  Charles���Is your girl opposed to yc-L|^lfa��  smoking?  Clarence��� I think she 'must be.  l^   cry night when I come away from ^^UjK  *iIvWai  hoHse I find two or three broken cijii����."Vlalft.  In my vest pocket.  directory iii the  random from the bnildin  hall, and in ten minutes lie bad #r��0 out  of his victim and he was going west on  Forty-second street while Willie was going east.  "When the victim recovered from the  assault of woids, he tumbled to (he fact  thai ho had been swindled and started  after Pete.   He saw him iret on a Broad  Bill���I  see n   new, law  In MIssog  compels barbers to undergo an ��ae|  Illation   before   they aro   licensed ti;  practice the tonsorial art. I  Jill���Is 'It nn  examination In elocDv.  Hon. do you suppose?  man.  -Yonkers SW��S  Don't'.    "��� |  "A rhlladelpbia paper offers a prlafs  for the best answer to the qiiestio;|  'What Is the best way to avoid unbsp-|  py maiTlages?' " t  "That's very easy. All you haut'^  do  Is  to  take  Mr.   Punch's advice   f  those   about  Plain Dealer.  to    marry."-CIcveHr  si,"i  <-r��  ���Hi  a  PLANT  LIFE.  CLERICAL LINEN.  A, Baltimore minister was criticised because lie'wore colored shirts. He reseated (he criticism by accepting the call of a  New York congregation at a 100 per cent  increase, in salary.--Exchange'..';  Shall'ministers of the gospel he per-  milted to wear coloi-ed shirts?' The fines-  tion may as well be settled before the  highly illuminated waistcoat mukes its  appearance ia the pulpit,���Washington  Post.  All gum bearing frees, or conifers,  are especially licalllifiil, since they give  out great, quantities of ozone.    '  Japanese florists have succeeded in  ���cultivating.'!! rose which looks red iu  ���Jie sunlight and white In (be .shade.  The leaves of house plants should be  kept   clean   and   frotpienlly   sprinkled-  with -water  or  washed   with' a  plant  syringe in order to keep-the breathing  pores open.  Although' plants are not' growing  near (he gas, ,'tbe ;mere fact that they  are in a room where gas Is Is sufficient  to retard their, growth. They cannot  positively thrive. In o gaseous atmos-  nlisra,  Dr. Chase's Syrup  of  "Liriseed  and   Turpentine Goes  Deeper and Cures the Cold���It Is Prompt  ��� ''.    and Thorough in Action.  tHM  Cough mixtures are almost as numerous as drug stores, and many of them'  are decidedly dangerous, hoing'prepared'by persons not qualified to prescribe  tho proper treatmeut for disease. ' True,  thoy stop the conch. But stopping .the  cough is merely removing the warning  which nature gives of tho trouble within. And, besides, a cough is: stopped  by opiates that deaden the nerves and  ruin tho stomach.  In contrast \yith the numerous mixtures devised to stop u cough, and so  make it more difTietilt for the system to  throw 'off the cold.Dr. Chase's Syrup of  Linseed and Turpentine stands as a  scientific, preparation, tho prescription  of-'America's Greatest Physician.' It  thoroughly euros cold and cough together by helping on expectoration, loosening  .the tightness in tho chef)fc   an(1  freciu ,  flie body of the waste matter, wliich  rnnst he discharged, before euro can bo  effected.  Jiy^topping. thxa.diBoiwrge, and mak-  ing It morell3ifflonlt to coagh, many ro-,  medies drive the disease deeper-aiid tw  effort   expended'   in   trying   to o��^  tears the delicate linings  of-'f-lio f')r01,f  and bronchial tnbes   and   sots upc��n  gostion of the lungs.  .So long aR.Dr; Ohase's Syrnpof h'11  seed  and   Turpentine   is   used frc0lJ  there is no danger of a cold devolopi"��  into sorions lung trouble.   , It noids ifl  irritated air passages,   keeps tlio coag  loose and radically cures the cold.  Dr. Chase's  Syrup  of Xin^d w"  Turpentine is   tho   safeguard ng'111^  pneumonia and  consumption  i�� sc0 .  of thousands of homos   in   tlie U��lt(  States   and   Canada.    It   is  moif.s  favorite remedy for croup,   0,onc   ,dJ  whooping cough, asthma, congns, co  aud throat irritation.  25 conts a-botw ���  family size, three times  as   nmob,  cents; ut all   dealers,   or Ediu��u301  Bates <S5 Oo.. Toronto. , ���   fl  Gold iu the. head   and   catarrh ��  promptly and thoroughly cured by ^  Phases' Catarrh Pare.  '.35 cents ft w  blo\yer free.  74m  ���?v rr ���*�� ^.  ^#'  ��.   �����   HE*..1  <��� StBHl. I  <!vtive'  f.TH| MOYIE LEADER.  A- PROMIMEHT YANCOUVEEITE.  irOYlB.    B.    (J  ?    'V *S ^ "A FEARFUL EXPERIENCE.  ���i   ^^iw'iiuoB Saved  Hl�� Matter From  1.  ^"JSiv.'"      " A'wfal Death.  "I -^teS^ild Animals I-Have Known" Y-.  ^'^E-iiest^eton Thompson, relates a Icrn-  ��''!:/'fe��Iei*sperieuce. He bad gone out alone  ��������i��i"3emoie district on bis pony to inspect  8SSaSji5��wi>lC   traps.,   Iu   one   of  them;he  $&4r<&'a "'��lf aiul- ,,RVius kille(] ,r' u'-as  ���W^^'M^ In reselling the trap when iuj  M��?^vfeully he sprang the next one, and  fetliirhnnd was caught iu the massive steel  &$3j%fffifa on my face," be says, ' "and  W<*fe$&4&�� out my, toe, hoping to draw  E^"S���Hr&caoh the trap wrench, which I  I^M&f wndown a few feet away.   Wolf  'rs tt�� 1L5%"  -..''.l^.'TtiiL.  ''���frasticjiij^S  ^'nrmtdaff��  hojipr. , I'[  ty good tiri  lO'tom  ttis L  W  end  <^SHE$'  Jf  hype \\'M  Vuba ri'l  'his (ii|.j  *> tiw/,n|  h'hi; Ss  t-vuda Cil;l  ie of tbcici  u of c!,^  rcorditj" t.  res it, a !'���  to au cr';  iiiJth' okMs  r incanfe  It i<s KXliJ  scientist V|  method  it i;> fn/aLg  term "wkfiLB  rnnient ''rLJ��P  ��������� current, i|||  jiieasuKa^l  HH  MS.  i>;utd' .ai'aViilll  i�� lie.  palm rea->33f|;  ieve wlui  ae 1 was  ie $2."  you sent!  wife's moil  rs she does  not.  who put ti^  uearly evtrj|  rer of cvenui  )\vs who aril  ke lights at:!  10 city i:ti|  you're rigitl  m on '��� everjl  has 'em csf  osed to yoc  list be.  Et  ay from te I  roken eijn|  In Mlssoc  ;o an osac-p  licensed ti^  in In C'locti^l  kers Statt��  IT'  the   utmost,   unable   to  see  jusi  lay, but trusting to the sense of  find it.    A moment later there  jarp -clank!' and'the iron jaws of  'la closed on my left foot.  >glc as 1  would, ,1  could not re-  [faer trap, and there I lay stretch-  3d securely staged to the ground.  Jnew where Irjhad pone, and there  ht  prospect of any  one .coming  jilnce for weeks.    The full horror  situation was upon me���to be de-  Iby   wolves  or  die  of  cold   and  ion.   ��� My   pony   meantime   Blood  ly waiting to take me home.   The  fon waned, and night came on���n  \t horror! ��� Wolves howled in the  j<se and then came nearer and near-  icy seized upon and devoured the  IKBcSlTor: the one I bad slaughtered, and  loft them,  growing  bolder:, came ��� up  ^ferlcd in my face. ,  hep" there was, a sudden rush and a  jfit/nitiong the wolves.    I could not see  Inland  for an instant  I  thought my  "ttbad come when a big fellow dashed  i'onlBie.    But' it was Bingo, my  noble  '^.who ' rubbed   bis   shaggy,   panting  against me and licked my face.   He  flattered the wolves and killed one.  fttfterwaid learned.   ��� ''  tngo. Bingo; old boy!  Fetch me the  n-ench!'    Away he went-,and came  ig my rifle, for he knew only that  fted something., .-        "      ;  Bingo; the trap  wrench.      I his  |t  was  my   sarsb,   but  at   last' lie  it the wrcuch. and wagged his tail  that it was right.  difficulty, reaching out with my  ind,   1   unscrewed -the  pillar  nut.  ISip fell apart, and  my hand   was  J   and a minute later I was'-free.  ibrought up riy pony,  which  bad  the approach of the wolves, and  Sre were on the way borne.' vrith tho  ^ggjffs herald,  leaping and barking for  ggfl  riiiKkln'B   Vanity.  'one  of -Jus  lectures   as  Slade  pro-  rof tine "art, nt Oxford Mr. lluskui  (bssed to his hearers,something of his  '" lppreciation of his literary style:,  one of my writings are doue' fluent-  *?, The   second    volume . of   'Modern  '"sinters', was. all   of   it   written   twice,  lost   of   it   four   times   over,   and   these  lectures have been written I don't, know  "ow  many  times:     Vou  may  think  this  mis done merely iu an author's vanity,  in a 'tutor's care.    To the vanity I  bad giiillv.'   No, mau is more intensely  fain than 'i  nm.     But my vanity  is set  h having it known of me that  I  am n  od master, not in Having it said of me  at I am a smooth author. , My vanity  never   more   wounded   than ,in   being  lied a fine writer, meaning that nobody  ���od mind what I say."  It is a curious circumstance that while  s mastery of language won for him and  s ideas on arf-.a wide audience through-  't the English speaking world, his Ox-  rd lectures were slimly attended by the  dents of that university.    The lecture  \> which we are speaking, for example.  It hough   nominally   given   before   "the  "liversity of Oxford,"  was in  fact de-  crcd to four hearers, and three of the  r, as the Slade professor bluntly told  in. ought not to have beea at Oxford  all.���New York Sun.  "erq -a 'prtz(iP��81ll  .LIS   11   I"      ^gg^^  Goi-kcoiis   SwortlH.  f gorgeous swords which are not so  eh weapons as settings for precious  nes, the most valuable in England is  d lo bo tho one ��� presented by the  yptiaus to Lord YVolseley and valued  ��2.000, .but this sum is comparatively  le for a bejeweled sword if the value  the sword brought over to Europe by,  ite shah of Persia on his first visit���  $j|p<-lv. ��10.000���can be taken as a stand-  : advice 'f   ^p| "amda's  - Clevelarl I   , ^  gorgeous   blade,   which   is  "ie   worth   more   than   20  posed   to  ~^pjj|o!-ds ��f ennui beauty and value to tlie  ^^Bhth's      ltiil   it   is   po|)id:u-ly   suppo>ed  "-f^ilint  Ihe diamonds,  rubies and  emeralds  "'"iHwhli win. h it is.thic-klv incriisted .-bring  ^t$m its \ahie to about ;��U20,000, which at  ^^i^L4<1 pei   "ml  re ii resents  an  income of al-  ^i/^Sffiosi LU.000 a .year and renders the. pos-  ���"������������ef%smn 0f su(,n a sword soinethiiig inore  Van a 'mere luxury.���Chambers* Journal.  ,c.r-aiid tW  to oo"  , Slow tib.ti'iic 'China. i  China,  in many  respects die greatest  sountry in the world, is without any of  lie niodorn 'means of transportation nud  exchange.'     Its   immense,  traffic   is  still  jhandled in the most primitive maniior���  firings of camels that reach from the city  ";ate to the horizon.carry''the- tons of coal  ?or the people's fuel.    Pack"mules from  ii    fiirait i   i^XK^tefavslern provinces laden with dried fruits,  1 H'i^Isillv-w and  rugs return- with; salt  fish nnd  (s up CO" P^^fBeaweeds.    'Heavy  carts  groan   beneiith  -'���^'fVII��caskH of fi-agi'ant.wines.    Towboats are  npofW11' ll 4JJ^W.- -    -   '  icd frcely  levolcpi"ff  hoals tW  tho coug"  sold. .  lEcfd aD(1  1 i.gai"st  in scores  e Un't''d  inolJior'3  ionollitlS'  lbs, cold��  n bottle;  tiuci),  fi0  tniausoiii  i|S^^|caskH of fi-agi'ant wines.:, Towboats are  ^��'>.^Kfll'nR^c>tl along, the ;eanals und rivers by  ^*t^SS^0!,'0lls ��r st-''a'ning men. , :   ���  yMllii '''nc l,':lvolinff. merehiuit may make his  |i\^S^rip by cart, boat (ir. sedan chair if the  ftt^Sweather be mild, hut if it be winter Ihe  >|u^Wliiulc litter will'carry him over ihe.rough;  a/M��Wer counlry, or he may Skim along the \va-  ���/^Sfiterwuys on a light- sled ���propelled by lui-  ^IWSmlln amis and legs.���Leslie's Weekly.  y$3m  ^f  ���1..shall  nirh are  3d by Pf  its ft bof  aiiich  <lie  llcllci- IMtiu.  k       If you would .marry me." he plead-'.  *"*iJ^'i, ed, "l nm sure von would make u liet-  ���fK*^% ll>r mail ol me..  1    '-^    "No." she replied decisively, "  ^i^'Xi nevei  i t' ��,t  k  I  bill.'  marry   a   man   lo  ret'orin   liltn:  slie ndiled as she (nit  lier  I in ml  W$$ ^'I'ore be could easily reach it. "I tuii  "'*'  not averse lo reforming a'man to inn r  ry  him."���Chicago-' Post.  Keep MINAHD'S UN1MEHT 111 tie Hltyst,  Pociiiuiiently Cured of  A��tlium,   Clarke's  Kola Compound Cures.  Mr P. J. I'alnton, the well-known proprietor  of Palnwn'a .Music Store, Vancouver, B. C,  veriteis: "L have been a great sufferer from  U3thma in Its worst form for over four years,  very often having tiad to sit up nearly all night.  1 hud consulted physicians both, in England  and Canada without obtaining any permanent  i elic-f und tried many remedies with the same  result, A friend who hail been cured by Dr.  Clarke's Kola Compound advised mo to try it.  And. three bottles have entirely cured me. It is  now nearly two years since my recovery, aud  -asthma Jias not iroulilediiie since. I feel very  grateful to Dr. Clarke for introducing this wonderful remedy. 1 have frequently recommen-,  (led it to others suffering as I was, and do not  know or.a single case where tlie required num- '  ber of bottles have been taken that it has failed  to cure. See that you get Clarke's Free sample  bottle sent to siny i>erson. Mention this paper.  Addrc-ss The Gtiflltlm & Macpherson Co., 121  Church street, Toronto, or Vancouver, B.C.,  sole Canadian agents.  ' Tlie   SlKM'll  The time a :<���!�����  London  to Al KV.i:)-.!;  Bombay,   nbiiiti    1    bnu  hours, and to   Mvll  London to New Yoi  of 'Ti'U'ui'nnit,  mm needs to go from  i N *J(; Miinutes; to  to ' I'eking.   2  oiirne. '.'  Innir>:  '.:. "J"o uiinu'eri.  from  . Ln 1800 geottrapby was thought to be  "indelicate" for giiK and they were sef-  doca allowed to study it.  Prance icj|>cn-ts  oar voi?r.  T.OCO.nOO ions o' eokt  A   riMKI.V. NOTIC'K.  Ur. AtnoM's English Toxin Pills will positively cure permanently and . thoroughly tho  very wor.-t cii.-e ef rheumatism, poor blood,  nervousness, or other germ diheate. A trial  will prove tlii!--. Only 75c: a box, email size  25c; atull diiiggii-.l.-, or postpaid on receipt  of price from The Arnold Chemical Co.,  Limited, Canada Life Building, Toronto.  ers* Bad  acks.  THOUGHT  THERE  WAS WArt.  Tlie WiliiiiitKton'N Snlute In the Am-*  uzon Depoinilated u VillaKv.1  In' describing the course of the United  Stares steamer W'iimiiigton up the Amazon river E. II. Coleman relates ihe following amusing incident in Amslce's  Magazine:  Six days after her departure from Miliums the Wilmington -reached a point  where the Soliinoes ends and 1lK" W'>  Marauon and Kin Javari. which form it.  begin. The Kio'Jnvari has ihe distinction,of serving as the boundary line' between Brazil and 1'eru for some .">00  miles, and close to its juneuuu with the  Maranon'is a small town, Tab.itiugti, at  which is maintained a force of Brazilian  soldiers, who have the monotonous task  of guarding the'frontier.  The Wilmington iired a national salute  as she slowly approached the station, mid  sent a boat ashore to.exchange the usual  courtesies. On gaining the little wharf  extending out from the bluff banks in  froi ' of the town the oflicer in charge  of ..ie gunboat's cutter .noticed.' with  some surprise, that the crowd of spectators previously observed on the shore had  entirely disappeared.  ' ,     ,,, '���  There  were  several   Brazilian  soldiers,,  ut the landing, and.oneof these ventured  to approach the naval otlicer.    The Brazilian seemed greatly disturbed, and from }  thenctions of, his companions it was eyi- l  dent they felt unaccountably alarmed.  "Senhor," exclaimed the former hastily,  "we are .without-news, and we beg that  you   -ill enlighten us-at once."  "News of what?" was the American's  puzzled reply.    "I am sure I"���  "Then there is no war?" broke in the  soldier. "  '"Not in this part of the world."  "But you tired?"  The Wilmington's representative stifled  his desire to laugh and gravely explained  the gunboat's presence and her well  meant com-fesy in expending so much  powder.      ' -. ' "  "1 am delighted," finally confessed the  Brazilian. "But, senhor," he added,' ','you  have depopulated the village. Alb tlie  natives have tied to the jungle, 'and .1  dbubt'if we' can induce them to return  until you have gone. Senhor. those guns,  they echo yet!" ���,    t , , .  A mile or two above Tabalinga seveial  huts were noticed near the river's bank,  but'the most careful scrutiny with glasses could not discover signs of life. It  was plainly apparent the salute of the  Wilmington, had badly frightened every  Indian within hearing. *  It   DerentB   I la  Purpose. '  "Don't you thvnk it's vi'vy rude to talk .  during an artist's musical performance?"  said Willie Wishington,  VYes." answered Miss Cayenne, "espe-,  cially when one considers that the music  is designed to give relief from the stupidity -' of conversation."���Washington  c�����.. ' ' '       I  A CURE FOR 0OSTIVJ2NESS.���Costivo-  ness comes from the refusal of tlie excretory  orguns to perform their dunes regularly  from contributing cau.-es, usually disordered  di"e-tion. I'arnJelee's Vegetable Tills, prepared on scientific principles, aic so eom-  Ijounde'd that certain ingredients in them  l-,a*s through, the storm.eb find act upon the  bowels, so us to remove their torpor and  aroiwe them lo proper action. Many thousands are prepared to bear testimony ol  their power in this respect.  "We little know the toil and  hardship that those who make  the "Statl of Life"undergo.  Long hours in superheated  and poorly ventilated workrooms is hard' on the system,  gives the kidneys more work than they  can properly do, throws poison into the  system that should be carried off by these  'delicate filters. Then the buck gets bad���  Not much use' applying liuiments arid  plasters. You must reach the, Kidney's to  cure the back. DOAN'S Kidney Pills  cure all kinds o_f Bad Backs .by restoring  tho Kidneys to healthy action.  Mr. Warter Buchanan, who has conducted a bakery in Sarnia, Out., for the  past 15 years, sayp:  " For a number ot 3-ears previous to., takinc  Doan's Kidney Pills I suffered a sreat deal froia  j p.euto pains across tbe small ot my back, pains In  , Ihe bank of'my head, dizziness, v,-cary feeling r.nd  j general debility. From the'first fow doses ot  j Uonu'v Kidney Pills I commenced to improve, end  I I Mvo continued until I am to-day a-well m.in.  j I ha vo not trota pair/or acbo aliout; mo. My head is  I :lonr; the urinary difficulties all goEe ; my siecj) it  1 refreshing and my ae&lih. Is better now Unin for  ! reara."  :*  sick  A    li*iiolIs!|.UH��.*Bt!oil.'    .  Main mn-My '<lc:ir,  where hav  beeu all tliJS.limc? '  Daughter- Siding   up   with   a  friend.,  ' Mamma���Nonsense, I believe you've  been in, ihe parlor all the time with  that Mr. Sot'Ucigh.  Daughter���Well, ma,'lie's lovesick.���  l'liiladelnliiii I'n-ss.    ,  Dear Sirs,���I have "been' a great  sufferer irom rheumatism, and ' lately  have been confined to my bed. Seeing  your MltfARD'S LINIMENT .advertised. I tried it and got i-��mediate relief I ascribe my restoration to health  to the vvoadorful' power of ��� your medicine. ' , ' 1  Burin, Nfld.     ,    LEWIS S. BUTLER.  Ilem'nrk* on One  JI1U llaf. '  In  an  editorial   iu  the .Philadelphia.'  Saturday -Kveiling  Post Ilayden Car-  ruth says that the 'Bilk hat is, getting  ' out of date.   lie says that the burden  ; of' living up" to' a  silk  hat' is greater  'than the average mau can bear: that  i'��" I to live consistently up to it a man must  ' spend at least $1,000 a year.    Many  men,have tried it, only.to ,fall aud die  bankrupt.    The silk hat,  in  Mr. Car-  ruth's opinion, ought'not to stand upon  the order of its going.'but go at once!  He doeon't know perhaps that it is still  very popular here in Georgia,    ltecent-  ly, fit a little railway hotel, the writer  overheard the landlord calling lo his  spouse, "Maria, fetch me my hickory  striped shirt, myjeans britches an my  silk beaver; I've-got to go aivinarry a  couplel'V-Atlanta Constitution.  A SUCCESSFUL MEDICINE. ���Every:  one wishes to be successful in any undertaking in which he may engage. 'It is, therefore, extremely gratifying to the, proprietors  of Purme.'ee's Vegetable Pills to know that  'heir crlo.ts to compouna a medicine which  would prove a blessing to mankind have  been fucc-essful beyond their expectations,  j The endoi&ation of these pills by the public  is a guarantee that a pill h.is been produced  which will fulfill everything claimed for it. '  CRAFTY  TOM   BYRNEa.  Hoiv He K>i>t mi  linncen  Eye  on  (he  XciVKimper  Keuorter.  , When former Superintendent Thomas  Byrnes was the celebrated Inspector  Byrnes of the New York detective force,  he occupied"a queer suit of rooms in one  corner of the old marble police, headquarters in Mulberry street. It was always, a place of mystery. The inspector  sat at a that table at one end of tho room.  It was frequently covered with papers.  On the walls, in glass cases, were odds  and ends of criminology���bitsc of rope  that had hanged notorious murderers,  black caps, revolvers that had figured in  infainouB cases and other depressing objects.'  One day the inspector left a new reporter at his table and went ,iuto another room. lie was gone half au hour.  ���\Vhen he came back, the reporter said:  "Inspector, did you have me watched  while you were gone?"  "No.  Why?"  "There are some pretty .interesting papers on your desk, aren't there?"  "Nothing of any great value. Why do  you ask?"  "What was to prevent my reading  some of those , letters and getting a  mighty good 6tory for my paper?" asked  the reporter.  "Two reasons," answered the inspector.  "In the first place, I never leave a scrap  of   paper   on   my   desk   that   the   whole  world is not welcome to read.    Secondly,  you couldn't have touched a sheet without my knowing it.    Look nt that  penholder."  pointing to 11  cheap affair ��� laid  (.���tirelessly   across   n 'bundle' of   papers.  "Notice the direction in which it points.  One end points at that doorknob and the  other at'that blackcap."  Now, '.you never  would ha ve not iced that, but.-1 did- before.,  leaving the rdom.'niul if yon had touched;  a single paper you would'have'displaced',  that penholder, and I Avutikl .have known  it."���.Philadelphia     Saturday     lOveuing  Post.  ,       '.__   _______     '  Tho 'Similiter l-'rom  "Ueoruy."  -Down  in  t,;eorgy"-  said the stran  ,'ger with broild brimnied hat.    Bui the  stout   inn 11   with   (lie   bobtailcd   gray,  overcoat 'interrupted him witb:; ,  ������Are you going to (ell thai' story  'again?'..Don't things happen elsewhere  besides -'down in < ieorgy T "  "As I wiix u-sayiu." continued the  stranger, not noticing the interruption/  ���'down in (ieprgy"���  "There you go again!"���.exclaimed the  stout.'man.  "One tiling ever,nnd over!"  "Yes." continued the stranger, "as 1  wm.'z jest remark in. down hi lieorgy  when we air interrupted.in n. confabulation, like I've been I'er the Inst ten'  minutes, we takes the Interrupter by  the collar, thisaway���  ���An by the- waist 0' the britches,  thisaway��� ������'.   ���'  "An we pilches him���  "Clean out the winder, thisaway!"  And ihe stout man, as he struggled  lo his feet nnd groped blindly' about  for bis hat. said:  ������What was Unit Hint follow was sny-  Ing about 'down In lieorgy7'    I didn't j  quite get the Inst part of it!"-A,tlautn i  CoiistllnUoii.  Needle l'liper.  Paxon makers of'needle's drove England out of Brazil by'wrapping their0  goods In pink paper,, instead of1 black.  Other Oeroians -are catering 'to tho  fondness 'of ..Rusrians for rod in their  dress. Prance recently, learned , how  ilistnslr-fii! green is to a Chinaman, but  it cost a good deal of money to make  tW riiceovi>rv.  WEAK, FAInTfEELINGS,  Serious Conditions that MLlburn's  Heart and Nerve Pills can  Readily Cure.  On* of tbs indications of-serious heart  rouble la the, sensation of weakness or  aiutness Uiat comes on at'times. "  ' Sometiiiios it is simply a dizzy feohnp  hat passes on", or if may be a state of un-  ..nsciousnoss   with hands and feet  cold  and, countenance  ghastly pale.  These symptoms indicate a  weakened heart.  They are ununs-'  takable evidences  of tho engino of  life breaking-  down. u  Now there's  only one reliable  emedy for restoring strength and vitality  o weakened lienrts and relieving all the  listressing symptoms. It is Wilburn 1  leart anil Nerve Pills. '        .        .  The ciiso of Mrs. A. Stratum, Frodeno-  -,on;cN.lL, amply proves this. Here l��  ler statetii9nt:  "I suffered verv much  from  an  impoverished condition of the blood, coupled  Vith extreme nervousness.    A dizzy sou-  <ation oiuarising quickly or coming down  stairs, often troubled me, and my breath  vis so short that I could aiot, walk  up  .tairs.     The   least exertion caused   my  ieart to flutter   and   palpitate violent]^  md I sometimes felt a smothering  sen.  ation on going to sleep.  ,  I doctored back and forth for my weak-  ,0*s   but I got no relief from any taodicino  ,'ntil I tried Milbiiru's Heart, and Nerve  'ills   p.rul I cun sav that they helped me  wonderfully.     Sometimes any. face   and  'irms woiild swell and puff, but all these  ���roubles spoodily yielded to the restoring  unuoncoa of Milburn's Heart and Nerve  Pills, and I am,now strong and well.    J  iid not use them'long until I rogainod the  alesaingof healthful, refreshing sleep and  it" will always bo a ��� pleasure  to m�� t��;  r��oomm����id'th��iu to otho'ra."  He Mennt   Women's   \V��lclir��.  "At last I understand what the poets  mean by the -silent watches of the  night.'"' said Mr. Dense as he gazed  upon ihe sleeping policeman at 1 a. m.  -P,:iIti'more Amerie.iu.  Hotel Balmoral, p."* "i  Free Bos. Am.  E. P. $1.00 ea.  " IT IS A GREAT PUBLIC BENEFIT,."  ���These significant words were used m -re-  t gard to Dr. Thomas1 Eclectric Oil by a gentleman who had thoroughly tested ltd im-iita  in his own case���having been cured by it 01  lameness of the knee of three 01 four years  standing. It never fails to remove soreness  as well as lameness, and is an incomparable  pulmonic and corrective.  Walclifiil.  "1  see  Haukster  has  failed   for $5,-'  OQ0.000, with 110 assets."  ���Hie always was a great baud to lake  advantage of. his opportunities."���Chi  eugo Times-EIerald. '   ������  Evil  Effect*.  "Didn't you send any of your chickens to the poultry show?"  "No. I've noticed that when a hen  acquires a taste for society she gets  too stuck up to lay eggs."-Chicago  Rmeord. "  The great lung healer is found in that  excellent medicine sold as Bickle's Anti-  Consumptive Syrup. It soothes and  diminishes the sensibility of too membrane of the throat and air passages, nud  Is a sovereign remedy for all coughs,  colds, hoarseness, pain or soreness in the  chest, bronchitis, etc. It lias cured many  when supposed to be far advanced in consumption.  The Only  Way.  "All this wrangling; in Washington  about social precedence is ridiculous,  don't you think sc?"  "Yes; society's rank ought to bo settled   Ivy   civil  service  examination."���  Chicago Record.   Remedy for Whooping Cough.  At this season Whooping Cough is very  prevalent among some .of the children in  most famihe-. It is noo advisable to stop  tho ooughlng entirely, but- relief should  undoubtedly besought (iriff hs'Menthol  Liniment affords more prompt relief than  any other romedy< Also in cases of Croup  it affords Immediate relief. '���'���.Try'j't.'. All  druggists. ii5 cents.  PAY SCRIP FOR  DOMINION   LANDS  AND SAVE DISCOUNT-  A very large saving, can bo .made.   We can  fur'nifch the exact amount for any payment.  AVrito for particulars and price.  ALL0WAY & CHAMPION, Winnipeg  ��� 'i ' - ��� '    .  J.  D.  O'BEIEN.  UROKER   Xli  (trail!. Provisions and Stocks  A Heal Sinecure,  Tired   Tompkins���There's   one   Job   I  wouldn't mind bavin/Horace.  Hungry     florae* .  (in     amazement)���  What's, that V .  :  "Lineman   fer   er   wireless   telegraph  couip'uy."���Life.  MINARu'S LINIMENT LniDerM's Friend.  JIlln-  KnlMQ. Front. .,.'��� ���'  "Those new. people next door are no  body in  "l'low  '���"They  '���(.dy in  i:il  particular." '        ��� ���"  ������  do you kimwV"  try so'',hard to lool; like some-'  yiirtieula'i'."���'. India nn polls .lour-  MBAED'S.' LIH1HEHT is used by Physicians.  Priva'e Wire Connection with ��U LaadinK  MMiet*. Gratn and Securities Bought jSoUL m��  Carried 00 M*rg ns. O01 reispondenoe bolloltea.  Private b^puer Code Furnished upon AppUc*  Mon-  148 Princess St., Winnipeg, Mfta.  V. O. 0BAWS9 XJ**1}-  Charity Left Rome, '  "Uncharitable!" cried Hewson. "My  uncle was the mbst uncharitable man.  who ever lived. Why, li.e, p,assed' 1110  over nnd left every cent of bis fortune to charity.1" ���r-hiladelphia North  .American.  Tlie arimial meeting ol shareholders w-aa  held at ihe eoiapany's offloes in this city  on V. eJnci-U.iy. il.irch T, liryj. Tbe "resi-  tic-it, lI.Ki. V- A. Or1:, oeenplefl ttie chair.  ' The follow!ug annual report of the directory with aecoiina-iy ng r.u.inei.a: x:41��-  meut,  was read i>.v  tlie secretary:  FOK'fY-X1NTI1   .YWUAL.  ItEPORT.  'I'lu- dlreeioi's beg 10 submit herewith the  niiuual stati'inent <ff the company's accounts  for lli��  year  eudiug "1st X'eeeinber lasr.  The. l-fveuue sceouut shows a satisfactory  ���srowih in premium.income, and after pay-  nic-'i.t ot losses ami expense* there is a pit>-  lit biilanee of ^nS.Ui'-J.C.O as a result of the  year's truii&aei'ious. Two half-yearly divl-  <i��.-n*lr, havi; been provided for at the rate  of Hi per cent, per aiinuui, as well as an  'amount to cover ilepreeiation ia securl:Ie-,  anil'tlie r��-ser\e fund hag been' Increased  iu .fl.lOO.awi.oO.  Taking into Jiecount the fact tuat during  lite year lS'.v.i the fire lushes Iu the United  States were ei.c<-i)iioiially heavy, the dir<:e-  iom fe-.-l ,Uiat those results mu��i be r��-  1,'iii-ded  as eminently  satisfactory.  tfor some time p-i-^< your directors have  bad under consideration ihe question of  extending the agencies of the company be-  'jmi'l 1 lie lliuits of ilie ..North American con-  1 ineni, and shortiy before ihe cl<>-e of lh��  y>',:r ,-iri-angi-ineiu.s Wire completed for the  i-st.-il-lUlimcin of a branch office iu Loudon,  Kngland, under whin appear to be favor-  able :!Ul>pice,5. ,  Toronto, '-'Otb .Feb..  liKX). '   ,'  Geo. A. Cox,  I'renldent.,  Summary of-lln.iu<.-i:il sutemeut  Total   ensli '-Income  Total     expenditure,  nppropriiiLiou    folder  adjustment   ..  lialancc      lilvluenv.   declared   .  Total   nss����ls  .<S2.53-2.7-ll M  includinj:  lusft-s  uu'   ;. 2,114,003 !)0  11S.6M2 6'i  100.wo 00  .$2,:!21,7<)2 85  1,221,882 :J>5  .Slj0O,-^S0s.-50  i.uou.onu on  ..1,000,000 00  Totiii   linijUUies  tincludliic  c:ip-  ���:tul>    '   Reserve  l-'und      Capual   paid   Capital   subscribed      Security   to. policyholders,  ;:. .?S,100,3S0 00  - The President, in nrovlnr tbe . adoption  of the report, said:���It e.'ianot fall to lie  gratifving to ihe sliareliol'lei-��, as Jt Is to  the din-dors and of (leers of the company,  to note tlie evidence of tbe appreciat'em  bv tin- insuring public of the security 1 t-  fcroil bv the Western to its policyholilers  which isatt'orded by the growth in tbe  volume o"f liuslness ^transacted���the tot.il  Income for the year having exceeded, for  the first time in tbe history of tlio coin-  pauv. two ami one half, million dollars. It  Is still more satisfactory to not? that riot-  with-itandins the exceptionally    heavy nre  , lostes which have occurred in some of the  chief cities in the United State*���where  the busine>s proved jjeneraUy unprofitable  to tlie companies engiice.l in it���we are'able  to show ns a reside of the year's transaction-; :i profit balance of S11S.612. The experience of tin- year ,1 SI<!��� in Canada was exceptionally favorable, and the ' diminished  lire wa<te In this country is certainly a  matter  for  cnii'-'ratuliuloii,   aside from  our  'interest* i'u the business of fire ia.-uran^c.  It is to l>e hoped that the introduction ot  improved lire protection in our cities and  towns, and the adoption of more substantial methods in the construction of buildings, will tend to a further reduction of  Hie biu-ilcn which the' payment of some  live million dollars per annum by insura-ice  companies for lire losses - in Canada Imposes upon the community, for I need  scarcely say thai this lias to" be provided  from the premiums collected from the iu-  suriiis public. 1 desire to emphasize whit  1 believe to be a fact���that It Is only, by  adopting measures ��� that will reduce this  serious annual waste that any material reduction la the tax which the puhUc pay In  -tire insurance premium:?, can he hrot^ht  abnul. for it is only nece.ssary to refer to  the Uovernnieiu ��� reports, showun* the income nnd expenditure of companies licensed to do business in the Dominion.to pr.ive  thru (hire has been, dm-ins the whole 10-  riod embraced in ihose returns, but a very  moderate marjrin of profit. 10 the companies at the rates and'under t lie conditions  which have prevailed in t.liis country In the  past.  In  this connection it. may  not be wit ��f  place to refer to ths fact that during th��  past year a humber, ->f new companies ha7��  come into the field, offering fire insurance  at_ lower rates than, those current with 1 h��  olci established oxikts. It will be Interesting to observe whether these experiments  wi'll piove more suecessful than previous  attempts which havr been made to afford  indemnity against loss by fire on more f��-'  vorable' terms than companies which hav��  been long encaged In the business feel saf��  ln offering. While a Insurers we may hop*  these new companlt may have discovered  the secret of combining cheapness wita  security, we cannot overlook the fact that  tlie record of the tiro insurance busine s la���  Canada during the ps.st twenty yeari'shjwa  11 loss of upwards of two million dulars cf  capital, which wits Invested in companies  organized to transact business at what'  are termed ������cut' rates." We may at least  feel assured that companies working upon  these lines, whose entire cash assets am  limbed to fifty or sixty thousand dollars,  are scarcely In a position to assume any  considerable share of the cmauy million*  of liability which fire Insurance coiiipaal��>*  are carrying for the protection of m-rclitnts  and property-holders in Canada;and until It  has been shown that,-with due regarl for  the safety of stockholder* and the security  of policyholders,. any material reductione  can be made ia fire insurance rates hi th,'*  I country, your directors do not feel warranted in advocating any departure frorn ,  the policy we have been following for -nany  years past.  Hut to return to the consideration ot ou? ������  business during the year under review,  it will, no doubt, be Interesting to shareholders to learn that tho marine branch,  which has been responsible in som* former,  years for rather serious losses,,., baa shown  a profit upon the business of lWMi. and (hat  the 'general outlook In this branch appear*  to be more promising than for some tlin��  pa<��t.  In  our earnings from Interest  there  Utu  been a  falling off, such as might naturally  be  looked for owing to  the reduced  ratea  obtainable,  particularly   upon", the  class of  securities  which are held by this company.  ,   There is one matter lo which I wish particularly  to refer at this time.'  It   u  novr  within a year of half a  century since  th��  I company   commenced  business   in   Canada.  ' Some   twenty-rlvc  years   ago   it   completed  I its svstem of agencies throughout the Unlt-  j ed States, and  I think 1 ~am-wa.rnrtited la  saying that it is rcow established over th��  ��� whole of the North American continent �����  |<a favorable fooling, with an' efficient 'fore*  1 of branch nianagers,si>ecial agents and local,  ' agents   working     in   Its     Interests. '  Cade*  these   circumstances   your   directors     hare  turned their attention  to the consideratlea  of thr question  of  the desirability of  following the example of the majority of the  successful British fire offices and- einbra.c'ng .  a larger field of operation* than we at present occupy.   In view of the efforts whlca,  are   being   made^���happily     with   no   small  .measure  of  success���to   enlarge, tho   trad*  relations between the mother country and  - her  self-governing   colonies,   and   to   cultt-  I vate intercolonial business connections.  "��*���  i have felt that the present is an oppo-tun*  j Lime for making a similar effort to moot*  I some measure of reciprocity in the bu.-in��as  < of fire issurance.   As a practical step in thl*  1 d'recrion,  it   wa.i   decided     to   establish   a',  i branch  office  of   the  company   la   Loado��,  ��� Kngland.    TlhJs  was opened on  the 1st *f  December last, and placed under th�� management of Mr. AV. B. Melkle���a gentlema*  who, we believe, possesses all the quantAaa  of   a   successful   insurance     manager.     A  , Hoard  of Directors has  been  appointed l��  London,  upon which we have been fortunate 'n securing the following gentlemen t��'  serve, namely: Tho Right Hon. the Karl ��rf ,  I Aberdeen,   G.C.M.C:   the   Right   Hon.   Sir  .lolin     Kennaway, ��� Bart.,    M.P.���  nnd-Mr.  Jamc:   Stevenson   of   Messrs.   Grahams   &  Co., British and East- TndSa merchants, and  1  am pleased to say that we feel that ire,  , have every reason to be encouraged at the  I start   which   wc   have   made   in   the   chief  1 metropolis of the empire and at the agen-  j ties  which have thus far been established,  j in  connection  with  this  new  branch.  Mr. .7. ,T. Kenny, the Vice-President. ��e��-  1 onded the adoption ot the report, which >r��a  ! carried unanimously. The election of'df  , rectors tor the ensuing year was then pr��-  , ceeded with, resulting In the unanimous  i re-election of the following gentlemen, rir..:  i lion. Ceo. A. Cox. Hon. S. C.Woort. Messrs.  ! Kobert' Beatv. . G. It. It. Cockburn, Geo.  , Mt-Murrich,  H. X.  Balrd. ,W.  Ft.  Brock,  J.  K. Osborne and J. J. Kenuy.  1    At a meeting of tlie Board of Directors,  I held  subsequently,  non.  Geo.  A.   Cox  vn  I re-elected President   and   Mr.   J. J. Kenny  ' Vice-President   for  the   ensulag  ye��r.  ���imLe/  Catholic Prayer lX��a����:��&:  ulars, Religious Pictures. Statuary, and Church  Ornaments, Educational Works. Slid! orders receive prompt attention. ]),&], SadllEi & C0.,M0)lirBal  HIGH GRADE PLOWS. SEEDING MACHINES,  Can iiiges. V* aeons, LSuvrows. A\ indiums,  &<-,.     COCKSHUTT  PLOW   CO.,   Winnipeg.  LUCAS, STEELE & BRISTOL.  Importers of Groceries  W'rltSUS. lritinilton.Ont.  Circle Teas  I..S. .fcl?. ColVeos  I..S.JfcH."Kxtrn<?.U  1..S.& 11. Spleen  FORTUNES  PcrBons entitled  or expecting'' to  inherit money or  estates left in tho  old countries  should.kuow that  millions await  boirs of their de-  Book of names sent  L'80 acres���-150 under crop; good frame  dwelling, large frame horse and cattle  stables, good well: adjoins station, school  nnd church; fine land, good district; only  30 miles from Winnipeg���$4,000.  NARES,   ROBINSON   &   BLACK,  ���Winnipeg;. Mau.  scendants in this country  on receipt of'10 cents. ���  DUGALD McFARLANE,  Bo,\. 145, Truro. N.S., Canada.  aXanufactured  by TWOS. LEB, Wlnuipen.  While 3 cents, is'the ".lowest price, at  which one can get shaved hiNew Vork,  the lowest price for a hair cut is 5 cents..  M for Mmard's anfl; talce ao otter.  Think They  \.aoU AH *l|K."<i  Rho������Men are more concelteil about  their look's Hum \vonii'<\.  II��'-- Prove it.  She���Men always put ihr-ir hala on  without look lug vr> t1-* glass.-Chicago  liccon).  There never was, and never will be, a universal panacea, in one remedy, for all ills to  which flesh is heir���-the very nature of many  curatives being such that were the germs of  other and differently seated diseases rooted  in the system of tho patient���what-would.'  relievo one ill in turn would aggravate the  other. We have, however, in Quinine Wine,  when obtainable in a sound, unadulterated  'state, a remedy for many and grievous ills.  By its gradual and judicious use the frailest  systems are led into convalescence' and  strength by tho influence which Quinine exerts on nature's own restorati-ves. It relieves  the drooping spirits ot thoso with.whom a  chronic state of morbid despondency and  lack of interest in life is a disease, and, by  tranquilizingr the nerves, disposes to sound  and refreshing sleep���imparts vigor to the  action of the blood, which, being stimulated,  courses throhghout the veins, strengthening  the healthy animal functions of the system,  thereby making activity a necessary result,  strengthening tho frame, and giving life to  tho digestive organs, which naturally demand increased substance���result, improved  appetite. Northrop .& Lyman, of Toronto,  havo given to the public their superior Quinine Wine at tho usual rate, and, gauged by  tho opinion of scientists, this wine approached, nearest perfection of any in the  xnarkat,   All druggists soil it.  When the doctors give you up���Try on  Oxydonor. It is better and cheaper than  going to California, as it'furnishes purest of  Oxygen to tlio system by nature's laws, discovered by Dr. Sanche. Sub-dealers wanted  in each town in Manitoba. Address W. T,  Gibbins, Grain Exchange, Winnipeg. Mr,  John Buller,' Winnipegosis, writes: "Tour  Oxydonor is a wonderful thing and has mads  a new man of mc. I have also cured one  man in eight hours of a bad case of lutn-  bago." We have dozens of similar testl.  monials.  ;iliP  mm  ���i mm  Iff  ���VMM  m&  :l:%<$$  ������m  mm  ���fill  III  "  W;#i$  M  II  'PS  m  k'mM  mm  li'liill  11:  :���$#!  III  m IV  4  &  ,.?���-!-  i -it,  {ft ?/���  ��� rj,\ i.,  i-       ' \ i,.*.. ,*'���  ��� * - 'i;,!,-?"���(_���  '.   ',' -.-:.- -,?*��.  ,  .",);}? i -si,'  ;      -,i.:f'!*>  :,,. t.   n~lif  ,< ;.,,!;?}$, h--  ;?>".���-.: .'l*?1." 'r  .VG, ,  iu ::  die'  If  ou  WC  ro;  SO  p:i  in;  pis'/  .���Wf-- ,;.':i,',:!  >!  i'.f  ii  >o  ��'       tiU *'  ''��. riil'.i'iii!?!  in-*!;?-  fc �� ;'fi'  ��� * i i *  '���K,'f'r;'  . c  If  I  D-  t'  ti  ��� !      fr'f  '���������'.iii i  i  ; Mw  !l<  t"l,  '   ii ;  it-:*!,  '���  -<3.V  ^"y*,'iJr  r  'I'  :��������?-  <'<���;���  >':���>  ii,, .  ���   'Iff;"    I  '<'' ;  ���"',- I  i   -,;) (- -Maw  I    i^'il/ .?''J!iSJ.f'  l     i   1 J,     v [i;   *f  ���i ", i i**^1' ��� 1:1 ���-*  ���   * ,-v- ;���'���!.. ?'i  ��.j;e"...M'?}  <. *i       ( l. '% '  *  i.'i.  'J- i1''!?!  'if ��� ,"11:.- -  eft' i,i 1  ��� ! -i -.ft  ��� I  'Uf   VJ--  i".  Mil.  l:S  'i.'if.''  i (fifj  ! 'i,'t  ;'iv  ti'-^H  'i'^3  i-'^.l  ���I, "y 'I'.  11 >      -!',-1 t.  ., ..���..,j...  ' ,->'T  'j 'F  ' IK  S'!'  ���:;i 1 c ;  i        >        f  ', (' ���  ;.; / .  i r !.'��� -  11,,  "J-   ���,. ^-j����Mgflj|��aqiiu  ��        a i  Publifhcd in the interest of the people j'  of ifoyie and Ku?f Kooten.-iv.  ^^^rzsGHZ&szsvma-t^'TKZxs^^ j -Tr-1-l^^^^^T-^~l^  COU1IT MOVIK.  No.   10t>5.  f. j. s^rrxn: & co.  -    Pul��ll��her>.  Banaki  .IOSKPH MIIUEIIST.VDT,  l'rop  L3gor beer sold   by the   Ivc-g or dozen  bottles.  KATES  OF SUBSCRIPTION.  Ot'c- Year.    12.00  I   -  SATURDAY, APBIL 21, 1C00.  Bottled. Beer  in Stock. . ..  .Vers ou the first ami j  third Thursday of each  month.   Visiting breth  rcn invited to attend.  F. J  SMYTH, C. R.      LEWIS TIIOM,90X. F. S.  Wholesale   and  Retail Butchers.  TWO    YEARS    AGO.  Two years ingo   the   plant   of   the  Moyik Lisadeh yea's h ail led in- over the  tote   road   from   Kootenay   Landing,  and it took six days to make tho   trip.  This was before the Crow's  .Nest  road  ,vas completed, and the town of Moyie  was yet in its swaddling clothes.    The  mines surrounding the town   in   those  days  were  mere possibilities   of- -the  future.   ,The   St.   Eugene    had    considerable development work done,   but  was employing but   three   men.    This  included  PeLe< Lynch,    the  foreman.  The Lake Shore had  a tunnel  driven  about 50 feet with a good face  of  ore,  but work had been suspended. awating  the'completion of  the railway.   -The  Moyie and'   Queen of   the   Hills   and  the���Aurora had very little  work  done  on them. , ���������,,.-  The first issue of tho Leader contained an editorial urging upon the  government the  necessity  of  a  post-  /-tPfis+n     ��?/*V��j-wi7      inoh'/in   r\t    f-'Krt("��rtn���� .��  Outside Orders Given Stilct Attention  Moyie   Miners'   Union  ,,  -,    "       INTO. ^1-,  Meets in McGregor hall every Tuesday  evening.     Sojourning    members    are  cordially invited to atteud."  W. R.'Hocking, j  SHOPS   AT  D. J. Elmer,  ��� Pres.'  Fernie  Fort Steele  Cor- Sefc'y Cranbrook Moyie Wardnef  J,  K. COSTIGAN, a. C.  ESS  For your outfit.    The. largest stock in  East Kootenfl}'.  KBID & CO.,   ,  CRANI3ROOK, B. C.  OrFICE  office, school, justice'oi tho'peacc and  a jail. It also said that there was an  .'opening for a drugstore, doctor, shoemaker, tinsmith, assayer, lawyer, etc.  Among the news items was an account of a grand opening ball at the  ' Moyie hotel.  Carpenters were rebuilding Park,  Mitchell & Co's1 sawmill, which , had  burned down a short time before.  Preparations were being made to  launch the steamer Echo.  J. E.'Musgrave had just moved into his new barber' shop (now' the  Leader office.)        '   '  McMahon Bro's hotel, the Central  hotel and tbe Lake Shore hotel were  in course of construction.  J. M. Carroll had severed his connection with the Moyie Supply Co.,  and was moving to the SL Eugene  mission.  Mrs. Elmer was recovering from  a verj severe illness. r  A political campaign .was on and  Col. Baker and Wm. Baillie were the  candidates.    (       - ' : '  '_ A dispatch was brought" from Fort  Steele 'stating that war between  the United States and Spain seemed  inevitable, c Spain had just 24 hours  to come to President McKinley's  terms.  S. J. WHITOOMB~  I *  House painter, grainer,  glazier and paperhanger.  , , All work .on perfect surface guranleed. Prices ac-  , cording ��� to ' quality aJid  stock required  Hoyie, B. O.  ���HIU TING  '. ''���'   "_  LAUNDRY.  Good   washing.    JNTo  chemicals   used.  Prices heap cheap.    Near Moyie hotel.  LEWIS THOMSON,  Rotary Public, Accoux-  .   tant, , Commission \axx>  . Insurance Agent.     ��� ,  l.Moyie, B. C.  W. P. G-URD,  BAKIUSTEK, SOLICITOR, ETC.  ' 1  CRANBROOK.  '   SIOYIE,' Ji. c��  Seating  capacity, 150.    Special  atten-  tion���given theatrical companies.    For  rates and particulars apply to  G. T. McGregor.  B. c:  McVittie &0 Hutchison,  i fi *  Fire and Life assurance. Mia-  Brokers, Land Surveyors and  ."Conveyancers,  and  Notaries   '  ,  Public. -'        . .   . '  Leave Orders at  Loader   Office. MOYIJS.  MERCHANT TAILOR,  ;CRANBKOOK.  Repairing Neatly and Promptly Executed. Special Attention"Given  to Mai! Orders,  Suits, Made  -to Order.  This week we received a very  choice  assortment  of Men's  Neckwear,    They're    in the  very latest shades and pat-  terns,[arid,in style you;have  your choice of Knots,  Four in  JSands, Bows, etc.   You will  miss seeing the prettiest line  of neckwear in the city if you  miss seeing purs; and then remember our, prices   are  always right.  Sot B  ilililWIII I   IIM  Success to the St. Eugene band.  Moyie being a mining town, the  rock drilling content, should be made  ihe leading feature of , the Queens  Birthday celebriuion.   .  U the pecpls 0: Moyie deeire better  SfjucRtional facilities they should at  least giVs theco matters a little coa-  fcitkraticn and attenliou.  It lookB contemptible on the -part  >:t a large, and porerlttl corporation  iii!0 tbfi C'. P. B. to cut their section  hibd-'c   wages from $1.50 to   ?1.40  per  Mining towns arc fudged by tb'eir  ^iinss and payrdllo; Hbyis h'ac the  L-iggest silver-lead mine in Canada  i?.nd the largest payroll In East if.oble-  There   is a  possibility   ih'at  thfring  jhb' coming   summer   tho' Prince, of  Wales may pay Canada a   visit.     Dispatches do not 5tElc  whether  he  will  visit Mc'yie cr net,  _ Spokane Chronicle: .rn apperdr.ee  Pederor^ski tnielit not be out of place  in the gathering of the p-jpulistc which  is to take olace ihe day tlio great  pianiet comefc to town. J3nt he  wouldn't stay lcng; for Padercwski's  art is to {iro'duce harmony.   ��-a *   Fernie Free Press: It Icoks as if  Mr. Fernie was going 10 be elected by  acclamation. No one else in tlie district has so far worked up suflicient  courage to announce himself as an  opponent.  . Don't worry, Brother .Henderson,  the woods are full of political aspirants, and they will be on hand when  the proper time comes.  >  ���' ��� . .      ��� ��� a- fy-4 . _ _ * ���.  W.' A. Clark (if .Montana will not  take a sent in the United States  senate. This is dkcouraging to,'other,  men with\ ''barrels''^ and uemitoial  aspirationo. Only when eenatoro are  chosen- by a direct vote of the people  will good straight,; conscientious find  patriotic citiri'er:'i' bb elected' i}j i<izi  ixalted position. /Is it'-ic,' there ��-e  too many Clarks nnd Hanriap disgracing\ l,e halls of the upper branch of  oon'frres?.  OHAS, P. GAMBBBLL,  Undertaking and', embalming ,   -.  a specialtv:   Graduate of  the  champion 'college    of    the .  United Slates.���   lam preparing to do all  in   this   line  of  business.   Successor to Maggs '  &,  Hughes.'    Telegraph   and  mail orders1 properly attended  tOi    Main office  -*0-f-  ASSAYED  THE   POST   OFFICE  DRUG   AND  STATIONERY STORE.  Patent  medicines,  toilet     '  articles, office  stationery    '  and|acliool, supplies.". . .  Lending Library : Tf you want a book  ask for it and it will be  procured  for  you without delay.  IT l'AVS TO JDEAX WITH  H0PE:& BEATTIE,  , Chemists and Drugpisr.s,  MOVIE, Vi. C  *A 2^ D-^Sk  SAW ANDPLMIMtlLL  AT G..H. MINER'S  9  -��-��>-��-  NELSON,-  B. C  All ,Kinds of Rough and  Dressed Lumher, Sash,  Doors and Shingles,. . .'  Cranbrook,  B. O.  Fort'Steele Mercantile  COMPANY.  (LIMITED.)  CEYLON  TEA  Flavour is Delicious. Absolutely Pure,  CAW ��E HAD ERQ1Z  &��i&? Oamptoell A OoM  MOYIE,  B. C.     ���  We carry complete .lines of  Men's Furnishings, Boots and  Shoes, Groceries  and Liquors, , ,  ��� You   will find a  full stock of  General     Hardware  ���I  AND   GENERAL  SUTPLTES.  Just  received  a carload of Windows  and   Doors..    The  doors  are'  cedar and best grade.  A Call Solicited.  XTNSHOP IK CONNECTION.  Moyie, B. C,  SfOY.ru:,   ft.vc.  FOR ^PHTCEBTCPPtY ' 67i" WRlTf:  G. K. MUIE, Mgr,  THE  WM. HAMILTON HAti1?VAQTVB,im CO  (Limited,)  e  PETERBOK0UGH, ONT.,  lASASlAN PACIFIC  BAiLWAY  iND SCO���PACIFIC LINE.  BAST and WETS  Mail Orders Given Prompt  Attention.  Cranbrook,   --   Fort Steele  ���BnWT��W^fri,lMJg��^8*WgMB  To r.ll points.    Gives   the  only  direct  service from (ho  KOOTENAI      OOTTUTKY  Through first clasa sleeper daily  to and from Kootenay Landing. Tourist ears pats Medicine Hat daily foi  St. Paul, Fridays for Montreal and  Boston, Sundays and Wednesdays foi  Toronto. <  DAILY    TRAIN.  EAST WEST!  12-.Olive MOYIE Ivc. 10:02  Connection triweekly at Macleod  for Calgary and Edmonton, and daily  at. Medicine Hat for all points East.  Connection daily at Kootenay Landing for allpoints. in' West Kootenay,  Sloean and 13oundary districts, and  for Pacific coast and main line points  Via IliiyelHloko. ,'������".  THROUGH-TICKETS ISSUED and  BAGGAGE GHECKED/rd  DESTINATKON.  Cheap Rates to tlie Old Country. .  At'My roj-jKUlt.):, Majis, Tlinc:CftrdB, TickctB aud  '/Iii���n;-,/,-"..'''W��.!.io!Ho Wfft-rost Local   .  ��� .   >:7-i:'fe#M:/(fleHt; Moyie:    .   '  :;.;'-.    j.-���':t ���  ��� ���- ������       '      ''. -.  w. r. -':.Ni>Eiisci;\ ii. j. co'yle.'  T. P. A. NuIkou.        A.O. I'. A., Vaucovfir  UNION BARBER SHOP  AND BATH ROOMS*.  T. E. COLLINS, Prop.  MOYIE, B. C.  ***^^^''**,'mr3��J��*a^��*��r*?SEr*?^f^?^'***---*.-i--m,r��-rirL.^Li,   JEWELRY.  Official Wafcli Repairer for  0. P. R  IN  iftiWiB  f If fi teM&M beeS  AND PORTER . .  .  m  Cranhrook,  B. C.  Orders Promptly attended to.  R. Rifisterer and Co., Props,  NELSON, B: C  PATRONISE  WHITE LABOR  Ry Sending Yuur v/orlt To (he  UNION LAUNDRY.  PHILIP CONRAD, Prop.  GOOD -70RIJ. PRICES  REASONABLE  BOOTS    AND    SHOES  Repaired and Made to Order.     .  R, A. SMITH,      Moyie.  NEXT DOOR TO I1LACKSMITII BIIOP.  grapfiy  Christmas    is  coming.     Get  your pictures   taken   to  semd  home.    PREST,   the   photo-  , grapher.-will visit  Moyie   on  each    Saturday.    'Flashlight  .pictures takeji at   the   Moyie  or at. your   room   or  house.  ^eave. your  orders   at  once.  No time to delay.  Brest & do.,  ..-.���,-���.. ".     ;    Photographers,  Cr.lnLrooR,     fltoyio,      I'ort Seolo.  MINERAL   ACT    1896.  (FORM v.)  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICE.  The Menelefc, Jameson' ���Trade' dollar, Lake  View, Baltimore, Dude Fraction, St. John  Fraction, General JJuller Fraction aiul".He.Jl-  .torPfiy Fraction Mineral Claims, situate1 In  the : Fort Steele Mining. Division , of East.  ICootouay. District.,        '������   .......  Where located:---On the East side'of Moyie  Lake,        ������' ,, '���'..'  Take,notice that if James- A. Harveyj agent,  for the St. Eugene Con.'dlidated, JMlning Com  pany Limited, Free Miner's certificate No.  "Ji'JS<J3," intend Kixty days from tlie dti.to hereof  to apn.i.}' to the Mining Recorder for a Certificate of improvements for the purpose of obtaining a Crown Grjantof .the above claim.  And further take notice that action, under  section 37, must be commenced before the issuance of such .Certificate of Improvements  ',.'���' .i.-A. HARVEY,  Dated this, l2tk day of Fel>ruary, A. J). 1'JOO..  FOR FINE  i  III.  ADDRESS  o.ia> 7%  NELSON.  1     5  A  '   mm  $��'r$  ?is-vi.��.  him  YOU CAS  MAKE  12 Toa<$  PAIRS  PCHOW  londifce  totftcrc  ATTAtSBERTJ  T<3tJ'GW'GET.1  PERWIR.  SUBSCRIBE   FOR  THE  LEADER  Apomss  Georgetown  CANADA.  !>&2  CUT OUT AND SEND TO US.    NO. 30.  V     / 1",   ttiSA-  \>(-'.\

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