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Array /       </r  J    A   -.     '/  I    :'  f  ir\  7  13, NO. 18.  ,  /  ���.,���*.e~���"-'~*f  U1BHAPY  AUG 23 1900  VICTORIA* B.C.  MOYIE, B; C, AUGUST 18,1900.  83 A YEAR  ���ry.. Goods!  At last our stock of dry  goods have  arrived.    Call early, ladies   and   get  first choico of the most] beautiful and,  latost styles in dross patterns, crepens,  lusters aud serge dress goods.   'At tho  .same  timo   do   not - forget f, to  bring  along   your , husbands and   children,,  and don't let them go home without a  nice summer suit, hat aud shoes.-  Our  stock   of   gents' furnishings is complete.   The  .grocery  department    h  humming like a bee hive Rfc  RED), CAMPBELL& CO.  Chas. Farrell Returned.  To Moyie.  NEVER LOOKED BETTER,  Saya Nome la   Not  an   Kail   n   Place  Keportod   by I'epple on the  Outnlde'.  as  tf  CANADIAN  BANK   OjP  COMMERCE.  Paid Up  Capital, $6,000,000.  IK BRANCH, - - J'. W, H.'SMYTHE, MGR  iAcKENZS;.  rf  iiAlfl  rt\  i i-r,i"��  F.RED (DOC). PULLMAN,'  \j  V  otel for the  masses.   Everything First  every o respect.    Sample ?Eocms  for  Commercial Men.  British Columbia.  Chas. Farrell hats returned from  Capo Nome, lie .arrived iu Movie  yesterday morning, looking better ,th an  his friends have ever seen him before.  Mr. Farrell went to Nome last March  accomphied-by Tom Rader=<and John  Day/ Rader returned, with Fart ell arid  is now in Spokane, but Day has bti-  como interested in some claim's,, near  Nome and is doing well with them'.  Mr. Farrell  speaks   more favorably  of Nome than most of the' reports  received from  there.   Thero   is   neither  the number of destitute people or  the  amount of sickness as repoi'ted.   This  has been "a very dry season   in  Nome,  in fact the driest in years,   and   owing  to the lack of' water   not   nearly   as  much gold has   been taken   out-as if  there had been rain.    Mr. Farrell cays  the price of provisions is quite reasonable', aud that good meals ,can  be had  from $1 and up.    There arc about 00,-  000 people scattered over an   area   of  about 20 miles.    All   these ��� get   their  mail at the ono  postoffice,   which   is  open   from 5  o'clock in Uie   morning  till 12 o'clock at night, it being  daylight all this time.   .There are 10  em-1  ployees in this office and there are Five  delivery windows;  ; F. E. Simpson, .of the Cranbrook  Herald, was seen by, Mr. Farrell. He  and his party had .disposed of most of  their goods at a-good figure. ��� Simpson  intends returning in October.  Messrs. Farrell and Radcr took in a  supply oT merchandise ar.d  nice cleanup. Mr. Farroll  ���back to tbeie again ne;-:t spring, for he  believes that country ha? a bright  future before it. In the meantime he  will devote his timo 'looking after his  many mining'interests in South Fast  Kooteuay.  Xariow Escape From Drowning.  What came very near being0 a fatal  drowning accident accurred on Moyie  lake .last Sunday about one o!clock,  when a woman named "Dot," a well  known ctiaractar of the demimonde  type, and a man whose name we have  been asked to withhold, came within a  hairsbreadth of losing their lives.  The man and woman left  the boat-  house about-12 o' clock in a row, boat  and went up   the  lake   towards   the  narrows.     The    wind    .was   blowing  a heavy gale,   and  whitecaps ���  were  quite numerous.   Little  was  thought  of   the   party  until   nearly  an hour  later when,a man who   was   standing,  near the Manhattan hotel noticed   the  boa!, eapsiz??.    They wero then, in the  middle.of   the   lake;   about   opposite  Park, Mitchell & ��� Co's  sawmill.    The  man ,who saw the boat   upset' rushed  to the comer of 'Queen's  avenue   and  notified Constable  Lindsay,  who  was  standing    there.   , Messrs.     Lindsay.  Elnier, Reid and Shea formed a fescue  party and  'set   out   to   extricate   the  couple from their   perilous   and awkward position.    They .found  the  boat  bottom side up with the  man   oh one  side and the woman on the other cling-  ing.to one [another.   They   had   been  in this posision   for nearly,30 minutes  and were pretty  weli   exhausted,   the  woman   being   especially   so.    ��� They  were placed in   the   other   boats ��� and  brought to   town.    The   woman   was  taken to ttie Moyie hotel   and   put   to  bed and Dr.   Iliggins   was   summoud.  The man was able to go his   way  and  look after himself, he being' all   right  aside   from   being   badly   frightened.  The woman is again  able   to   be out.  Neither seemed to be able- to  give a  satisfactory explanation as to  the upsetting of tlie boat and   it  is' thought  possibly they were   ino'r,e   less   under  the influence of liquor   at   the   time,  Both,'ho wo ver, now realise that it was  the closest call they ever had in their  lives.  ONE OF THB'.LAHCSST  Moyie Has It in the now  Famous St. Eugene^  IS A RECORD BREAKER  "With tlm Excciittnn of .tho   Silver    King  '    in U'alt, It Stood Second en tho  American Continent ror July.  with  Large sample room in" connection  ���with house.for commercial men. Best  Of accommodations.  Mqu'arters fdr CtiniftieiVolal and Mining Meit.  ivr>:t;u,  ������lOYIE, B. C.  as  Distinguished Visitors ICore.  This weuk Moyie was honored  a distinguished party ot visitors consisting of Messrs. Geo. Gooderham,  president*of the St. Eugene consolidated Mining Co.; T. G. Blackstock,.  vice president of the same company ;  Geo..Mitchell, Mr. Gdoderham'sgrandson; Hon. Mr. Guest and Mr. Gregg,'  of London, England''Willie Campbell,  Mr. Blackstock's private secretary; Mr.  Big Uer.l i'eiuiing'.  . Montreal, Aug.   B���An   interesting  story is being built  in  mining  circles  uiado    a j in the city on the   departure of Hon.  may go j Lionel Guest for the west, in company  with Messrs. Gooderham and Black-  stock nf Toronto, Mr. Campbell of Mr.  Hosmer's office in this city, and Mr.  Brigstoke, mining engineer of Nelson.'  Mr. Guest is a son of Lord fvVimborue  who lately disposed of Dowlar's steel  works ac Cardiff, the largest in the Empire, for a largo sum. The story is  that Lord Wimborne is in negotiation  with the owners of the War Eagle and  Center star mines,-for the purchase of  a controlling interest, and that, if the  deal gees through, the Trail smelter  will also pass into his Lordship's hands.  The St. Eugene mino  at   Moyie   is  now not only  the .biggest   silver-lead  mine in, Canada, but ranks'among,the  big silver-load  rriine3   of   the   world.  E. E. Braden, the   well   known,,  manager of the -United States  assay  ofiice  at Helena, Mont.,  and ore purchaser  'for tlie American   Smelting   and   Refining Co., accompanied by Mr. Gunn,  a' mining expert for the same company,  were here a few days'  ago.    In   speaking of the St. Eugene mine, Mr.  'Braden, said that it produced more metallic tons of lead during  the.   month  of  July than   any   other   mine   on   the  American continent, with   the' single  exception of-the ' Silver King mine  in  Utah, iu the United States.  The concentrates from the >St. Eugene mill are now shipped to 'Auta-  fagasta, Chili, to Guggenheim Bros.."  who use them to rnbi with the low  grade ores from their South American  mines in smelting.  It is not unreasonable f to predict  that the St. Eugene rriay in a short  time becoriie . the biggest silver-lead  producer in' the world. As development work progresses enormous ore  bodies are being discovered, which, in  every case have ad appearance ��� of  permanency. ,. ;  CRANBROOK    ITEMS.  Mav riot Closo-Down,"  o  A report has gained circulation both  at home< and    abroad   that   the   St.'  1  .McCeagie. of Barrie; Mr. 'Brigstock of Eugene mil] wag about t0 close id(wn  for lack of water. Mr." Chad. Biesel  was 3een yesterday regarding the matter, and stated that while the .'supply  of water was run nmg ehort, still he  thought thoy would bo able to keep  the mill running, though not at its  full capacity. Ho did not consider an  absolute closedown probable. Additional forces havo been put on the  new flume which is   undei   construe-  fie,  Now the sole agents for  Cranbrook,    Kimberley,  Steele  and  Fernie.  Port  rait TTIE  CAL&AEY BREWING CO/S. v  ted Beei*, Poster, and Ale. Give them  tel and you-win heJ convinced that,  areWtfie'fery; quality to be  We will continue to handle the bid g  lble "SCHLITZ," also a full line of t&q. |  best grades of all other liquors.  We '  fante'e our good,^ and will nc  f ^at for ai),y one on prices,  ..'��������� WMTE FOR PRICES, /..-.,  ���Steele-'-^  JACOB P. FINK, Mgr.  mail    order'  houso.    CKAM'1,'') 'l'  Nelson .'John A.   Finch   and   B.   K,  Noil, Spokane, and Mr. Bender, ot tht  firm of  White. &   Bender,. Wallace;  Idaho."   With James Cronin and J. ,C.  Drewry present, it will  be seen  lhat  the directorate of the St. Eugene Consolidated Minim? Co. was  well   represented,   The St,   Eugene   mine   and  mill were  thoroughly   examined, and  an informal meeting of   the   directors  who  were   present   was   held.    They  wero highly pleased with  the  outlook  for the company, and the manner in  which tho business had   been   carried  on generally.  All of the. above party "frith the  exception of Mr. Croniu left- for Ross  laud Wednesday evening.  Cranbrook Herald:    ���  John Fink was one of those who remained over at Moyio for the, ball at  thh East Kootenay hotel, and if he  did not. enjoy nimselt no one did.  -.-. The-striko situation on the C. F. R.  was practically unsettled Wednesday,  though a peaceful solution of the question will apparently soon bo   reached.  W. F. Gurd, B. C. L., has found his  business to be increasing so rapidly  that a stenographer has become" a  necessity, a portion of the time..  The rooms of the Cranbrook club  have been rendered still more attractive and cosy by the covering of the  floors-of the vestibule and card rooms  with oil cloth, and a substantial addition to the furniture.  The pioneer lumbermen of Gran-  brook, the.Leitch Brothers, will have  another mill cutting luniber before the  week is closed, if it is not doing so  already.- It is located about five miles  south of Cranbrook on the railroad,  ane will cut from 12,000 to 13,000 feet  daily, making this company,3. daily  output from ,40,000 to 50,000 feet  daily.  LOCAL   NEWS.,  ��� Father, Coccolo is in town.  .   D. J. Elmer was in Cranbrook Thursday.  A. O'Keliy has returned   from Spo-'  kane.  Mrs. Chas. King has returned  from  the Stf'Eugene Mission hospital.  Work on the addition to  the  Moyie  Brewery i3 progressing favorably.  1   Miss Ethel Bennett ha3 been  added  tp the staff at the Moyie postoffice.  D. C. Drain has , returned  from his  visit to the Northwest Territories,  -  T. E. Collins, the barber, left Moyie '  last Monday for Nelson and'  Spokane.  Mrs. J. I. Mcintosh arrived iu Moyio  yesterday'morning to join her husband,  The new tramway on the Moyie and  Queen of the Hills is  nearly finished.  .Mrs. Harper is reported to be .much  improvedin health and is now' on ft  fair way to recovery;  James Gill, until recently   manager ,  of G. H. 'Gilpins store, Cranbrook, was  in town Monday.    ���  '  Hill Bros, have moved their stock of  goods from the sou��h end of town to  .the Farrell block.  ' A,coat Of paint has been added tc  the Mclnnes block; tyliich greatly improves its apporance.   ���  C. A. Smith,' engineer   at   the   St."'  Eugene compressor, is in the  Missiod  hospital on the 3ick list.       >��� i-  Mr. and Mrs. Watkins have sold  their, fruit and confectionary store to  J. I, Mcintosh, of the Cabinet Cigar  Store.  Ed. Lee ha3 purchased A. P. Brerri-  ner's interests in ' the [ Moyie laundry  and will' hereafter conduct the business'  with Mr. Hickey,^      , .   _ '  '  Constable Lindsay took four prison-   .  ers into Fort Steele the .first   of   the  week tp serve  a   15   day   term   each.  They were'.charged ,and convicted   of  vagrancy, v      ....  ", W. J. Watkins and Ed   Taylor   aro  doing development work ou   the  Iron  Mountain and California claims south,  of Moyie, owned by J. J. Murphy , and  F. J. McMahon.   ' .    ,  M. H. Cowan, the man who had  the  contract of building the tunnel at^ the  head of the upper Moyie lake, wa3 en  Thursday's west bound train..  He, was  on his way to his home iu Spokane.  P. Lutner and . Mr3. Lewis of. Fort,  Steele are opening a laundry in fn?  log building on the north end cf- yie?  ioria street. ��� They have a reputation  of doing first class work, and are entitled to a share of the public pat-  ranage.   .   , ...       ,      "...  Rev. W. G~. Mahon, Methodist, wili  take Rev. Mr. Dunn's service on Sunday-evening. Mr, Mahon has charge  of the Methodist Missions at Fort.  Steele and Kimberley and will visit  Moyio fortnightly in the futuro,  Surprised at Moyie.  Speaking of tho excursion to Moyie  last week the Cranbrook Herald says  that many were surprisod to seo in  Moyic a substantial as well as a Nourishing little town; uuito a few had tlie  idea that they were goiug   to a iittlo '  If you ever-havo    the privilego    cf   shack or  making a trip through  the  mammoth  tion, aud it is anticipatedlhat  :t  will j cener of tlap   Fort    Steele   Mercantile  bo completed within '60 days, when.an  adequate supply of water will be  had.  .V-oii--} Car East Kt*otei>'p.y Scliootr.  Victoria, August l<.t.-~Thc estimated receipts and expenditures for the  fiscal yc-ir ending June 30th, 1900,  were, presented .to the- legislature., this  afternoon. The estimated ..revenue is  $1/750,239. an increasei of a  quarter of  _.,...   T .       .     a million, and the expenditure$2,220,-  lasfc Tuesday night   while  working in  ODO    ,       ���, .      .������-.,     .       ���   ���    -���  . ' ���t      yj   ie,_c .,.__     i_a.   ^ a��p ���_ |3SS, also a largemcrease.   Among the  votes are S17,400;for schools   it?;   East  Kootenay, arid $48, 760. for sehbqls  in  - A 3"urroiv E.sqhi>c. A '  Steyn Consort, a  miner,' pad a nar-.  row:escape from hoing blown to' atoms  take a  1)1!  fe^s?  :as  vz'j&r**' ���-  the No. *:�� tunol of the mine.    He  and  his partner had fired a round of  holes,  but one aliased,;tire.    Consort returned  [and pulled tho fuso "with   the   cap   at-'  j tatehed out of tho hole, arid   was   examining :t when   the   cap   exploded,  idle was^atruck on the breast   and  left  hand arid was   pretty   badly. ��� though  not seriously, hurt.    Had the cap  and  fuse not, been removed the shot would-  have went 'off,'as the fuse wes ignited;  upd Mr.  Consort-would; ��� undoubtedly  have been killed.    It is  another  case  of monkeying'with a missed, hole.  Co., you would see a sight not tc be  viewed elsewhere in the East 7��octe-  nay, and probably not in West Kootenay. The cellar is in reality p. big  warehouse, and absolutely f.roproof.  By an ingenious contrivanco of Manager Jake Fink's all openings to the  cellar can be automatically : closed m  a'moment's time. The entire store  and its contents;may burn, and still  the/company will ha^e.a slock of  goods in the cellar unequalled by but  few. in East Kooteny with which to re-  log  cabin   settlement,   but  , . , -.������,�����������.,. i'sume' business. ' in the cellar ��� aro also  West Kootenay, There le $30,000 -^,| ^ ^dreHouses/,;: boadcd and excise.  propriated to complete the court house |.Every parlicie of space ja  .atEosgaud. p. A .. a:- goods piled to the ceilsrig  The Kootenay votes-forroads,fet.reets,'SF ��  bridges-arid, "wharves . are   Revelstoke  $29,000; Slocan $38.8.00;.' Nelson $Il,-  200; Rossland $22,250.  ^SS��si3S  ,'     J        M<5tat',<>uotntl6nt'.'  New   ^Torkp Aug .10.���-Bar... cil-Ver;;  fil   cents. .;Lead$3.07 @ $4,02^. l^rice '  for.minera and snielters, $4.00  at  the  cloiio.    Cup^cv; bi-'^X'i'o' rric?,' $10.75.1  aioyie School Open*. ' .-'���'  - Tlie Moyie School opened last Moa-  { day morning with 30 children  Jn fiit-  tenda'ucb and With Mr. Sutherland in  .jcUarge.   The school   building ������ is., ���fen-  tirlev too small for the accommodation  filled with  just room  enough being left to get about in. In  the store a handsome counting-room,"  spacious aiid convenient, and tastefully  furnished is another improvement. It  commands a view of the. entire  sales-  were very happily surprised. There  arc many nice little houseo there, and  numerous substantial hotels and  business buildings. Some day Moyio  will be iu corpora ted, the streets graded,  aud will present a very handsome an-  perance.-  Ore .it Coluiubi-.ii    ' '  Columbia, B.   C,-' Aug,   15.���Thii.  town had'a narrow e3cai)e from   being;  wiped out by .fire   today.   As  it   was,  Escall's hotel and half'a  dozen  other  buildings were destroyed.; The timely  use of dynamite in   blowing  up   the  Presbytarian church  alone saved  the  situation.   The loss will exceed *j?25,00(-v.  insurance only partial;    The   city   is:  unprovided with water works arid  the-  bucket.brigf.de was practically useless.  room.  IJLiUi*  YOK3ELF ,  JicW Eosldeaces Going Up. ; ;  Contractor D. J,  -Johnson   has   tho  throe Armstrong cottages on Queen's  aveiiue well   under'  way.   They   will:  be lathed and plastered and finished  in first class shape,   ' .' "' ;-  Mr, Johnston is.also building a res-  o'f the |phildren,-. but as $17,400 has"  been appropriated for school purposes.  for East Kootenay, it is likely that  Mo'yic'willbe give*.! v, -v.\hs>.W��. hmlilintr.  mWM WBlBff   II WW! Wenbe'in"thtf Uic Lako'Sliore .^ditior"  rifA ^ "M fe T^? Wff^.;   ^-fe^jfor M-. Whitehead oi Fevaie." It vriP  J.'J. I^ITKPHY:M ���QiS\^:2mo ���*-*<��� storieshigb.  /.'//  ���"''/.  /  i]  '*[  M  %t  I  i'i  "il  '!..  "id  /   . 1  I   ',  i.   ,  ��� :+*������  ,.-��� y.  I  ... ������   -;:.:  i-.yy  i ';n  9Tr^^T���''^TST-'^,���T"''~T~v-.,?'.!*~" " ~prTVir'r:-���TV"'���"      "T."  [\Ki Mri��'wa �����j_r  "   i- ���*���"���*���-��"������_      * ������*������*     ��   n *��� i (Ai ��� ii      r ,�����,���*������ -     ���" ��   * .v.f
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Published hi the interest of the people
of Moyie and East Kootenay.
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One Year J--^
S/i TURD AY, AUGUST IS, 1900.
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beating accident last Sunday
3hould serve as a warning to those
who persist in going en the lake when
ft is rough.  ■
Since Joe Martin has gone to Alaska,
John Houston is  tbe  only  scrapping
- delegate left in   the  provincial parlia-
- ment at Victoria. ' j one tenor singer.    This  is   the   finest
r_._.j».UJ«uOT«a--i«i»rs musical aggregation which ever came
"One swallow'does not make a sum-Invest and only   waa   secured  because
-DpoVJ.Ho'n Xncluatriiil H^jJO^i.iui..
The Spokane Industrial Exposition,,
which all know as the  Fruit   Fair   of
former years,   will bo   held   this   year
from October 2d to the IGth inclusive.
Management is new   and   many   new
features are to be added.    Mr.   W.' E-.
Hawloy, secretary o! the  Chamber  of
| Commerce, lias been chosen   secretary
aud manager.    The work cf "preparing
for glhc   exposition   was   commenced
earlier than ever before and  in  consequence many improvements are promised.    It has been  decided  to  reduce
the admission fee from the twenty-five
cents of  last   year   to   fifteen   cents,
which    will   undoubtedly   make   the
attendance  larger   than   ever before.
'Many new entertainment features . al-
roady have been secured,  the greatest
of which is the  Royal Marine Baud of j
Italy, forty pieces, twelve soloists  aud
J.   E, COSTIGAW.. a. 0".
oT-rifE-   Bun!- cf Commerce --Up
CRANBROOK,
B.C.
Harvey   «&   MeG&rter,
FORT STEELE, B. C
^ Harvey, IlEcCarter * Alcxautlor.
FERXIE, B. C. ;'
Barristers & Solicitors.
McVittie <& Hutchison,
Fire and Life assuranco. Min-
Brokers, Land Surveyors and
Conveyancers,   and  fNotariea
'J'ublic.
L.c:\v: Or.'icvi? at'. I^enrtcr   Oiflco, IMOYIE.
City   Shaving   Parlor,
CENTRAL   HOTEL.    •
LEWIS THOMSON;     -
Notary Public,.Accountant,   Commission* ~ and
' <■ Insurance Agent.   '   "
I Moyie, B, °C.
"WESLEY CLINJE, Prop.
The Suspender
That
Moyie, B. 0.
mcr."   Neither docs   tho   man   with   they desired to mako a    trip   to   San
Alios m his hat always catch  fish, says
•an exchange.
A strong friendship "has always existed between Moyie, and  Cranbrook,
"but the picnic last v;eok had tho eflect
of bringing the two towns more closely
' iogcther than ever, '
The Grand Forka town site compuny
has purchased the land of tlie   Columbia townsite company. , This puts  an
and to thesquabblo   which   has   long
'existed between the two towns.
Politicians in position to know seem
io think that there will be a general
dominion election in October. Campaign literature is already making its
appearance, which is a favorable indication that such a movement is on
fool.
Francisco and therefore were willing
to make a date for the Spokane Exposition. Music lovers of tho east have
gone mad over the magnificent music
of this band,
• ' Last j'2£r  fcbo   mineral  department
wao universally pronounced one of "the,
best, if not tho best at   tho   exposition
ami this year there is every indication
that there will be a still better  display
of the mining resources of, the  Northwest.    The exhibitors who were there,
laot year will return with better displays
this time, and  a  number  of  districts
which never before have been  present
promise to be on hand   this  time,   for
all now recognize the value of this opportunity to advertise thoir camps.
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On the tenth of August the  provincial poll tax was   deducted   from • the
Vcges of the employees of the St. Eugene   Consolidated   Mining   Co.     As
'near as can be learned this  amounted
to nearly   $700.   Now   the' question
'arises; hew much cHhic sum 'will be
!re'Lufnpd. to Moyie'for public improve-
"monfce. '
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.The editor of the Leader begs to
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:tickot to trie Spokane Industrial Ex-
positian trom Manager \V.' E. .Hawley.
.Prom all indications it would seem
that tbe forthcoming exposition ,wrill
surpass all previous efforts. These
expositions have had much to do in
bringing the mining camps of British
Columbia before the pecplc.
The outlook for lead is indeed prom- \
ising. Prices havo been making
considerable advances on the foreign
markets. Tho preparations of the
powers for'active hostilities in China
and the existence of general - unrest
among the nations lias created much
activity among the ammunition manufacturers and tho consequent increased demand for' lead has already
had a market eiTect on prices.
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A witty judge in Topeka, Kansas,
the other day was delivering 'an address on law and lawyers. He illustrated the lav/'a delays as follows: "If
J were to givo you au craugc, I would
simply eay I gave you this orange, but
phould tlie transaction be entrusted to
a lawyer to put iu writing bo would
adopt this form: I hereby givo, grant
and convey to yon all icy iuterest,
right, title, and advantage of and in
said orange, together with ita rind,
skin, juice, pulp and pits. n.nd all right
and iidvni.l:.go therein, with full power
to bite, suck or otherwise eat the same,
or give away with or without the rind,
skin, 'juice, pulp or pits, anything
hereinbefore or in any other deod or
deed's instruments of any nature or
kind whatsoever to tho contrary in any
wise notwithstanding."
&&e&4lote<a and lixoi&csite Ooaoes&ixig?
a Powerful Toxns Jadg-e,
Texaa is a big- state and has a large
pop\ila.tioii, includiug" many men. - of
great prominence, saya Leslie's Weekly.
But ftiiere is no roan in that whole sovereignty with' moro refulgent   glory
ith&n Judge Boy Bean, of Langtry, who
declares that lie is the "law, west of tbe
Pecos.'*   A&d he is.   West oi ihe Pecos
cdver, in Texas, there are no limitations
to Judge Be&a'a jurisdiction, ajid lie
does'aot, &s tz& been hinted, let mero
statutes, "as .in such esse made euid provided." jinlueaced.Mcj, to eay great extent ia. ilia desis-© to make tlie   pun*
lament fit the erirae.  T&are is an ane3=
dote told of him where he a&t as eoro ,
ner end held an inquest on tho body of
li rnaxi who had met r> violent death by
iallin^ from wit great railway bridge
lhat. opaas the Pecos river.  An t\xamin-
ciion. showed that the man had a revolver and $^0 in cash in his poeke-ta
when ha was killed.  After sweating in
a jury and looking over the. -effects ot
the dead runn, Judge Beau cald:' "Gentlemen, of tho jury, there ain't no doubt
how this man cajne to his death; that's
all plain; but what I would like to know
is why in the narao of tinindeif he carried that gun.     New, gentlemen,   it's
agin tbe law to carx-y a conoeal&d and
loaded gun in the state of Texas, and
list because this gentleman took it into
ids li&ad to get killed I don't oh an to let   Jjj
him offend the p-M.ce and dignity   of
Texas.   I fine bim $40."   This ia an example of Judge Boan's   efficient   ad-
minifitration.    Some day hia decisions
will be published and then    we   will
have for the firsyaime a clear   nnder-
8tandii>"f of the lnw of bhe frontier.
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NELSON-. > h  y.l  ��� ��1  Ehe moyie leader.  MOYIE,    B;    C.  BOOK REVIEWS,  L..v  Opinion*   GJ4ea.Jo��L���I>om   the  V -irT��iiin  Kicker^  *   [ropyrTsht^OO. byTil'tewls.]       ,  ..    .iii.- of n  very  fail'  book  for the  1,0 lll  is  -Who   Loved .fjlim   Cest?"  jjl-voii is the hero of the story,  iW?' Tor. U- ��'"] Doll'>' BrVwu fa�� iQ  , with -him.    The one seeks to draw  f!i ,0 (He theater,  the circus,  the  late  -Wm.--ami the church rafiie and thereby  W ..j,.-  and the other pullsdiim toward  ��!n luet'tinss. sa�����d couceris and gin  L ,i,- as a steady beverage.    \\ e must;  ^ec-t car. ?   SuV can't say that wc admire the book  {.'.lcl'-Won by Chance."  It's too much  �� ,],nnoe.   Goraldiue Hopkins gets lost  h forest -0 miles  long by, 15 broad,  do.nliesame tiny Iteginald' Schcnncr-  iTlj, dues  the   same   thing.    They   find  1], uihi-r.    Keginald  has just escaped  \c'i\���m\ and Gcraldiiie has been haug-  *0ur Ihe brink of a precipice for two  Ijffiui*.   W*-* t.nnk it would have been far  Ljr to  have  had ] the  couple  get  ac-  tffia'iiili'd through'Cdraldine fludiug that  1r watch had stopped or that she had  t hor purse at home.  |W'.'  can't   conscientiously'^recommend  pie hin.k  entitled   "The   Ilatbox   Mystic-  A  young   man   calls   on' a  young  J.1 ami leaves his hat box  behind.    She  jlwt-ii:- it. of course, and she finds a let-  f$gr tliowing  that  he  loves  another  and  is put up a job to  rob n bunk.    The  ilil hi-ts out   to  thwart   hini   and   bring  jjn to justice, and after fulling';duwn a  itll. in-iiig blown up on a steamboat aud  if|ii iiver by a "trolley car she discovers  lit the supposed villain is a millionaire  |ijf ili-Kiiisc and,, that the hatbox belongs  ^ .mother-num.     Tliere  ure  too   many  jvi'iit'ires for a small, bpx, and, the, girl  Sisu't even miirry'ithe millionaire' after  ife innocence  has-been   proved  and  the  Itbux dropped'out of a third story win-  Kw. M. Quad.  WOUi   iiTHCfAMA  " REUAXCB-CIGAH  |j|rY     1 UoLAH A,     FACTORY, Montreal  iKIiMltiTtnjy   tiny CoiiiiiVrimlii>eiit��'. '���  ^luring 'tin'Interval of several' min-  pes the editor and the poet contem-  Ipti-il ciich other with, Implacable fury.  fi'l'liii. is a.poem ,on  sprin/r.   i   pre-  jj��H��ii.'!" sneered -the editor nt last.      *   .  ^KN'0troiny"6n ' siiniiir.   but >.n' both  B��-Tl^flfe?5S^ai��-*well I"- shrieked  i^��/Miw iii'iinntly.  moro (lie editor rose and clutched lb  |lu\r by  the  th>-o-Jt'. : frnt'-'ufr nt. th  K.t, I, 11 i. ii..  e  the  fcj Balmoral,  Montreal.  Free Bus. A.in.  P. fcl.60 up.   K. P. 11.00 ca-  A Spree on Sixpence.  in excellent Scotchman had for 37c  |#irs brought" home .his full ��� wages  |efei-y week, snys tho Newcastle (Eng-  apd) Chronicle. .Once at the end of the  |rioil he gave Ills wife .sixpence less  Ian the full'amount. This so distress-'  pi tlie 'thrifty woman that she went to  "Jiiisult tho mt'ciu'sler on. the subject.  pe tried to comfort her. by saying that-  M\|peii(.'e In 'V,l yours was uot a large  iUllllt.   ,  fit's na the money a'm thinking of,"  f|o replied, "but a'm fearing that Mac  1* been taking to drink and bettlug,  my be. and other worldly pleasures."  JLOOlMDBSPAIR  ICgVE  WAY   TO  VIGOR,- HEALTH  AND   HAPPINESS.  A  MARVEL AT CHESS.  Attack of I.ii Orippo I-cTt tlio SulT.ircr  Woiik. Nervous H"<1 Knfi't'l>l<'<I���A. Vlo-  11 in nf Insomnia mill Hem t Trouble.  ^Naturally every sick.perspn to whom  g^lp is promised   will  ask, ��� "has  tho  ffomody beou.snoce6sful?    Whom has it  Ihelpecl?"    We   cannot   better  answer  yijaeso questions than by publishing tosti-  P^onials received from grateful people  |pfho nro   anxious  that other sufferers  agttay profit by   their  experience.    One  pf these grateful ones is  Mrs. Dougla9  Mibfi,   of   Perry  Station,   Out."    Mrs.  ||||ilts Fays:���"Three years ago  I had a  IpBSry severe attack of la grippe, und the  "^TisGiiso left me in  au  extremely  worn  Jit, nervous, and oufeobled   condition.  plpjhe nervousness was so   severe   as   to  pllp0 ulmost resulted in St. Vitus dance.  Il^cep forsook mo. I bad bad attacks of  sSsahfcurt trouble, nnd the   headaches I eu-  Sjnwl wero something terriblo.     I had  I? appetite, and  was  literally  fading  |^'ay;I-was not able to work about the  |onse and was so   woak  that   I could  Sparcely lift a cup of lea. I was treated  Y a K��od doctor, but with  no benefit.  |lniost in despair, I rasorted to patent  |ledici'-os, aud tried several, one  after  |#$*��aifir. ��������ly  to   b'j   disappointed   by  wch- I Hiigored.iu this condition until  Jsf16 winter of 1899, "wheii a friend pre-  g^ailed upon me to   try   Dr.   Williams'  Wiuk Pills, and I began   taking   them.  Jm*0m tbe firafc fci10 puis  helped me and  Pf)|COuld feel my strength   gradually re-  ^|nrmng/   Icontinued the- use  of   the  Pjls according to directions until I had  ^|akeu eight boxes, when   I was  again  joying perfect health.      My strength  ,5a<l entirely returned, my appetite was  j^plondid.the heart trouble and nervous-  4^ss had ceased,   while  the blessing of  iweep, ouce denied, had again returned.  ttliad gained   over, thirty   pounds . in  y?eiKht, and was   able   to do  all. my  |On8Qwork with   ease.    In   fact I had  "coivotl a new lease of life.'   I believe  ^i^ c��ro is Permanent, as liiore  than a  > year has Hinco   passed   and  I feel  so  X0,)K and well that I veuture   to  say  ^feT ls uot u IJoalthier  woman in this  ^   ctioii; indeed I am   enjoying  better  " anil n ��� tban  I httve for  twenty years,  ^i" "ns has been brought about by the  ihat T        W1115"^' Pink Pills.   I feel  '"tor t ,Gttnnofc any enough in their praise  ��� %u I        ove the^ Bnved  ffly lifo.    My  -    ,1Jia also received the greato.=it beue-  irom the use of those pills in a case  JF al)r����g fever. ���"  MymterloiiM      I'lnyer      of      nudupeat,  AVIiumc Skill Ik riicuoiueiiul.  In Austria-IIungMiy thee is a marvelous chess player, whose name and residence are unknown, but who every now  and then shows mo.--t retuarkublo -.kill iu  the game. The last story of him-is tola  by a traveler;,who lias just letuined from  Budapest.  "I was playing chess with a friend in a  cafe," sdid the traveler, "and plainly saw  my defeat, when a Utile bit of u shriveled  Pole with a tray of cheap -jewelry stood  in front of us aud offered his wares in  most persuasive tones.  " *(Jo 'away!' I said.  " 'You-caii beat,him,' answered the pod  dler, whose attention was on the game.  " 'What do you know about it'.'' 1  asked.  " 'May I tell him?' he inquired, looking  at my opponent.  " ���Certainly'; crack away!' came the reply iu a tone of assurance.  " 'Take  his  knight,'  said niy  self   ap  pointed   instructor,.,    1  did  so,   to  humor"  liirn, though I lost liiy queen by tho operation; but, much (o my .surprise, 1 found  that  tho very   next  move gave me  the  game-. }  "'Let ime, play with you?' asked the  peddler. 'I mate you in the moves you  say and where you say.' "  ��� '"'If you do I will give you 10,florins,'  I answered. 'Take the white men. Mate  me on .niy queen's fourth square-in -2  moves it you can.'  . ".Wc started in, my friend keeping  count of the moves, and moved rapidly.  After about a dozen moves 1 hud, the advantage of a bishop and a piiwn nnd was  assured I would defeat my aggressive little opponent. When he let a cattle go by  an apparently careless,rplay. I was sure  of victory. Then came a sudden change  in-tho situation, and I had to move my  king outvof check. I wus ou'-iutPuefGiiSiTi?5  and in rapid retreat.  "'Twenty-one moves,' said my1 friend  as the little peddler put mo again in check  with his-kniglit. -  " 'Mate!' cried my opponent as be  swung his queen across the board.  "My king was on the queen's fourth  square.  "I gave him 10 florins, and he, walked  awny shaking his head, and hands with  infinite satisfaction.!'���Chicago Inter  Ocean'.  THE  MYSTERY  EXPLAINED. "  RUSSIAN  DISLIKE OF  TUNNELS.  1 toui.ii'loiblu  Slut..in.-i.t. bv    :>n    .tiii'Tini i<  Hililu-.i)-   r .-pvc-lor.  .There are naturally a number of  sweeping curves through the Urals,  but all tunnelling has been a\oided.  The writer did not see a single tunnel in the' Ural itange. Jt is u remarkable fact that during the trtuu:-  Siberian Railway inspection the writer,, did not observe a tunnel anywhere; and even after continuing the  inspection right into the heart of  Russia, about 2,000 miles more of  line had bei'ii cove;'��'d befoie he sow  the first tunnel. Tins was near Tyfa,  not far from tlie illustrious Tolstoi's  home; and it was while responding to  a pre-arranged invitation from le  grande ItuSae ,that the writer came  across this, the first tunnel not.'id, after (5,000 miles of overland railway  inspection.        ���    ,  A Russian railway engineer would  sooner blow up a small mountain  than make a tunnel, leaving u pawning chasm between the rocks.' with  two "streaks of rust" at the bottom  thereof as a souvenir of his activity.  Or, if he finds that, after going to  the mountain, the' mountain <i�� not  likely to yield to him. his instructions are to circumvent it by a long  di't'ouf. Anything  to  avoid  tunnel  ing! The primary aversion to tunnels in Russia is not alone their first,  cost, but their,, subsequent-cost; for  tunnels, "like     houses,   always      have  "something the matter with them."  ���Gassier's Magazine.  STAGE GLINTS.  Why,, the   Women   Wonlil   Sot   Tun*  the Open Doorwny,  /���Madam!"    ' ..'.  > The State street policcmnir hailed the  woman in the Eton jacket. , She turned,  and he continued:   ;   .  "Madam,' would you please answer ��  question?," . '   '. ���  "W-what is it?" she stammered.  "Why did you avoid passing the door  of the druggist?"  "Am I compelled to aaswor?"  "Well, no, but"���      ���  "Then I, would rather not," and she  hurried on her way. The oflicer was perplexed, lie had been standing there 13'  minutes, and in that time three women  had evaded passing the open doorwny of  the drug store. Presently a shopgirl  was added to the trio. , She glanced in  and -then' made a circuit of the curb.  Thero was an expression of relief on hoi  face when she had passed. The .puzzled  bluecoat decided to investigate. He walked over and stared in the doorway.' The  only person in sight was.a soda watei  clerk. Then the oilicer retraced his steps.  A' few moments later an old colored wo  man hobbled slowly along until she was  directly opposite the druggist's. Something' prompted her' to suddenly change  her route. The policeman met her as-  phe crossed.  "Hold ou, aunty!"  She appeared too frightened to run.  "'Deed, sah, Ah"���  "Oh, I didn't say you did. I just waul  to ask vou a question."  "W-what, sah?"  "Why did you suddenly .turn^ back  when you were passing that door?"  "Dah am a brae cat in do doah, sah.  en he looks jes' laike he am gwine to  run out."  "Well, what of it if he did run out?  "Why, sah, if dat brae cat was to  cross mail puff Ah wild hab cbil luck fonh  a week. It am in de dream book, sah.  It am dahou fouf page."  The mystery was explained. However,  the opinions of tu<> ofl'cer were not complimentary.  GoiaKiiiltli'n Heroine*.  It wi\s the age of moral sentiments, and  to have them nt hand was the sovereign-  cst thing against temptation, from without and within. Heroines used to express them whenever the least danger  threatened and sometimes when thoy  were in perfect safety. Under instructions of tho good Samuel Richardson they  sought the welfare ot themselves, their  lovers and their correspondents in formularies prescribing the virtues -for every  exigency and praising right conduct with  n constancy which ought to have availed  rather more promptly than it did. Hut  neither of the girls in "Tho A .car of  Wakefield" is very profuse of them, anil  this marks either a laspsing faith in their  elticacy or a rising art in the novelist.  Goldsmith, at any rate, .coutines the  precepts and reflections to tho father of  his heroines, as he might.fitly do m the  case of the supposed' narrator. Richardson, or, rather, the epistolary .form of his  novels, obliges his heroines to make them.  Yet he was a great master and in spite of  his preaching a great artist. Ho was a man  of a middle class conscience, and in au age  not so corrupt as some former ages, but  still of abominnble social usages, he  could not withhold the protest of a  righteous soul, though he risked rendering a little tedious the interesting .girs  who uttered it for him.-W. D. Uowells  in IIarper'sJ3iuar:_________-  William 'Waldorf ;vstor is reported to  [...ye added the letter u to his name and  now spells it Astour, In accordance with  ,u, old English custom, ^f,"1^' ^,"  hint io.royalty thnt he would like to add  to his "��me oilier letters representing a  title.  Ot  ay Cash.  PAY SCRIP FOR  DOMINION  LANDS  AND SAVE DISCOUNT-  A very largo eavinff can bo made.   Wo can  finish the exact amount for any payment.  Write for particulars and price.  ALLQWAY&0HARflP10N,w��"  A Hiiiill,'.' I'r....clii.i-.  A barefooted, 'shabbily dressed. but  bright eyed newsboy, says Forward,  was working , his .Way through a  crowded car, olTerjng his papers in  -every direction in a way that showed  liim well used to the business and of  a temperament " not easily daunted.  The train started while he was making change, and tlie conductor, passing him, laughed, "Caught this  time, Joe!" he s.tid. "1'ou'll have  to run to ��� Fourteenth street."  "Don't ' care," laughed 7Joe in ru-  turn. "I can s<-H all the'way back  again." A whito haired .old gentleman seemed interested in the boy  and questioned him concerning his  way , of living and his earnings.  There was a younger brother to be  supported, it appeared. Jimmy was  lame and "couldn't earn much his-  self." "Ah,-1 see. That makes it  hard. You could . do' better alone."  The shabby little figure was erect in  a moment, and the. denial was  prompt and 'somewhat indignant.  ":No; I couldn't. Jim's somebody to  go homo' to. He's lots of help.  What would be the good of' having  luck if nobody was glad or'of gettin  things, if there was nobody to divide  with?"-  As the boy sprang from the train  at its next stop to make his way  back to his humble home the remark  -was made that "a worse sermon"  had been heard at church.  For .llo-quito   l{il����.  Mosquito bates are often rank poison, especially upon the delicate, flesh  of children. It has lately been 'scientifically .proved_,-_-that the long proboscis of this pest may carry genus  .from decaying matter into its victim, thus producing malaria or a  species of blood poison. Where exposure is impossible to avoid, discomfort is obviated by rubbing  the exposed parts with a mixture of  one part of oil of sassafras with live  parts of proof alcohol. Eve.ry three  or four hours a slight rubbing" must  be repeated. The ' mixture does not  stain,   nor  is  it  unpleasant.  The bites of mosquitos and spiders,  unless the latter he of an unusually  virulent type, can be antidotod by  an immediate application of- paste  and baking soda and water. Salt  will answer in most cases, and lis-  terine is good. Should ,tbe bitten  part seem angry and swollen diluted  carbolic acid "will antidote the. poison. Scientists have also proved that  dangerous disorders like yellow fever  have been carried from an ill to a  well person, and it is supposed that  contagious disorders unaccountably,  taken frequently originate in tha  same way.  Nasturtiums.  Nasturtiums are grateful things  and repay even iiidiliereiit care, but  when given generous-treatment thoy  are a perfect blai.e of wonderful color   and   beauty.  Wheo nasturtiums refuse to bloom  and.go to leaf profusely, pick off the  leaves by great liandluls, ruthlessly  and relentlessly. This lets the sun  and air get to the stems and buds  and makes' them bloom much more  profusely. ..Keep all the old flowers  picked off and never lot seeds form.  Once a week go o\er them and pick  otT everything in' the shape of (lowers, leaving only buds, and-next day  but one they are as gay as ever.- The.  more they are picked the better . they  bloom.' '��� p.  ' ���';���.������     .  ' ��� '������   '..   .  If you want a great show of fine  large nasturtiums for any particular  date, pick oil'-, till blossoms a few days  before and give copious waterings.  Kutf IitmlN   DrtM   l<>   t.'ioilliv.-ll.  If England rules ,the seas more than  ever Neptune did, it is because a .man  "has been found of remarkable depth  of'spirit.���'"'who had, in tlie seventeenth ecn'Uirv, the idea of drawing  up the navigation act. It dominates  the'policv of the civilized world to-  dav Europe is forced to rest in the  month of April. 1900, silent, with  arms folded, before, the movements in  the Transvaal, because Oliver Cromwell .dipped his pen' in. ink on Oct.  g ��� 1051.���Bordeaux.    La Petite    Cir-  oude. ,  Tli.i   Chinene  L.ini��u.iiS��".  John Wesley is credited with saying  that the Chinese language was an invention of the devil to keep the missionaries out of China. Their,standard dictionary, which is the work of  the Emperor, Kang Hi, contains 4-i,-  700 different characters .and it is  said that among the old debris of  the language there are at least 50,-  000 more. A great mass of the characters are archaic and absolute forms  and if a foreigner is able to master  7 000 of them he ��� will have a fair  working knowledge of the ChineM  lo.Tis.uage.  Kartell-Powell of Milfel;Ing is an amateur actor.  Alice Neilscn Is to have ft new opera  from the French.  The temperature of the New York  theater is now cooled by a liquid air  device.  C. B. Lewis (M. Quad) has rewritten  his Bowser stories into a short sketch  for stage use.  Sol Smith Russell has a double in the  senate. His name is Turley, and he Is  a senator from Tennessee.  The heroine of D'Annunzio's "La  Princess Georges," a role in which  Duse has scored a hit, is an armless  woman.  When Sarah Bernhardt and Coquelip  come to America next season, they will  appear In "L'Aiglou," "La Toseu," "Cy-'  ratio de Rergerac" and "Hamlet."  In New York the sale of intoxicants  in any theater or in any part of the  building accessible from a theater  'without going outside.is forbidden in  plain terms.  The Rarntim-Bailey circus exploited  Itself in Hamburg by paying the street  railway companies .'So.OOO to, stop all  their cars during tlie five hours of a  parade.  "  Robert .Marshall, who wrote "Hl3  Excellency the Governor" and "The  Royal Family," in which Annie Rus-  seli will act next autumn, has just finished new plays for Nat Goodwin and  George Alexander.  "Ren-Hur," wliich closed in New  York, has had 101 performances and  earned $100,000. which makes an average of over .^.000 for each presentation. Dur'.ng oiie of the .weeks of its  run it took In $10,000. ' ��  Statu of Ohio, Citv of Toi.kho, ' f.  I.I'CAf ' or-.M'v, (    '  FliANK J.CimsKV in:ik<.=!oiith that lie in the  FCiiinr p:ir(uer nf tlm l-.'iu of !���'. .7. C-MK.VKY ife  t��0 , tlu.i k ha^i'ie-^ in tlm Citv 'if T.i'edo,  County uiid St.-itt; nl'yicsiiil, and lhat, --aid firm  will pay the -him of u.\l' HL\V1->KHD DOLLARS for each und .-vc-rv c:��u of catairh th tf  cannot be cmt: J by ihe uJeof JIam/s CaT-Ajikh  CURE. FRA>'K .J. CHENEY.  Sworn to Ijef.irti mu ai.d ^nbdciitifed in my  pre'anca, this Cth day of I>ct; nlier, A. D., lS8o.  f . , A. W. (jLEASON,  ���j SEAL > Solary Public.  Hall's Catnrih Cure is tak- n internally and  sets directlv on the I lood and' mucous surfaces  of the system.   Sen 1 'or testimonials, fr>ie.  E. J CHENEY & CO., Toledo, O.  Sold by DruRglst*. 7fe.  Hall's Family Pills are the best.  One  Step  ut  it Time.  "Miss Ivittish���Mabel, my love, will  you marry, we'i" pleaded Mr. Sterling-  worth.  "I am hardly prepared to go sq far  as that, dear, but 1 have no objection  to becoming engaged.".���Detroit Vvee  Press.  ALUMINIUM.  ORCHARD AND GARDEN., "  Rone dust and ashes make fine berries.  Moist earth and a cloudy, day are  best for transplanting.  Lime is one of the best remedies for  blight in strawberries. '"'"''  Cutting off and burning is the best  remedy for rust on blackberries.  The best soil for the strawberry Is. a  (Jeep, strong loam, with a hard pa a sub-  'soil.   ,      . '-,'."  The full benefit of deep plowing,cannot be .secured unless the soil is well  prepared as deep as the plowing Is  done.  The best preparation for an orchard  or small fruit patch is thoroughly to  plow the <��� ground and work it Into a  good tilth'.  The quince Is a g.yeat feeder and requires goo'd cultivation. N'o other fruit  requires so much manure and thorough  cultivation.' y i """  Thorough pruning of the gooseberry  plants is one of the' most effective preventives of mildew. They thrive best  in a half shade.  It is a mistake to think that any  '.wornout soil will do for an orchard.  Even in moderately rich soil bearing  trees need fertilizing.  Under average conditions the matted  row system' is the most economical  and profitable" plan"of'growing strawberries if the plants are not allowed to  grow too thick.���St. Louis. Republic.  ITEMS OF  INTEREST.  '' A locomotive on a Georgia railroad  picked up n pig on its cowcatcher and  carried it six miles without hurting it.  Germany sends out a post card on  which is printed a red strawberry.  When the strawberry is exposed to  heat, the color of tho fruit hlanche?  and .disappears. It can be brought  ba<;.U to its original color by blowing  upou it.       ���    .  PICTURE  and.  WEEKLY  FREE PRESS  So great has been the demand  for the Free Press War Picture that  the supply of maps of.South-Africa  was entirely exhausted three  weeks after the offer was made-  ���If you want a copy of this handsome picture, sign the order below  and seud to Free Press with  Present"^ subscribers may avail  themselves of this offer by sending  50c, which will entitle them to the:  picture and to have their subscription extended for six months.   ,  FREE PRESS  Winnipeg   -  Please send Weekly Free Press  for six months with picture of  "Capture of Commandant Botha  by Canadian Mounted Rifles " for  which I enclose 50 cents.  Name  Address  Music ta b'eine; printed in onp-hiilf th*  time on aluminium plates ai> against  stones.  A new fashion is coming in of coating  etijves with aluminium. The material i��  practically indestructible.  Dr. Mach of Berlin has made a new  alloy ol magnesium and aluminium, producing a compound.like brass, white an  silver, which cau.be turned and bored.  Aluminium, which had no commercial  existence a few years ago, was produced  in the United States last year lo the extent of r��.'2uO,000 pounds, valued at $1,-  7.-|i 1,000, which is one-tenth of the cost o*  ten years a^o.  Minard's Liniment Cures Bnms, Etc.  THE  MOUND CITY.  Thin Queer World.  Isabel���I hate to give .cook my old  frocks.    '  Clara-Why?  Isabel���Oh, 3t is exaspefaling to,see  how much better tb<\y look on her than  they did on me.  I was eared   of   painful   Goitre  by  MINARD'S LINIMENT.  .BYARD McMULLIN.  Chatham, Ont.  I   was   cured   of   inflammation   by  MIINARD'S' LINIMENT:  MRS...W. W. JOHNSON.  Walsh, Out.  I was cured .of  Facial Neuralgia by  MINARD'S LINIMENT.     ",  J.H.BAILEY  Parksdale, Out.  ���The cost of seeing everything on the  grounds of the I'uris exposition is estimated at $120 to S204. France has evidently started in to make a big stake out  of her bi�� show.���Minneapolis Tribune.  Mrs. Potter'Palmer says that the Paris  exposition is far inferior' to the Chicago  World's fair. ' But Mrs. Palmer is a Chicago, lady and expects to return home  when her duties at the exposition are at  an end.  Use the safe, pleasant and effectual wormr  killer, Mother Graves' Worm Exterminator;  nothing equals it. ..Procure a bottle and  take it home.' '  Two Girls ami Their Friend..    '  Kate���Minnie is going to marry.,Fred  after all. She is aware tbat he drinks,  but she hopes to reform him. .   ,  Millicent��� What, by marrying bim?  Why, isn't that likely to make, him  worse? ,   . ���  .Sleep is said to be a great beautifier.  No wonder St. Lon'-i :- noted *"��- !*-s  handsome polieerueu-  St. Louis was all right so ionx asit  confined its* energies to the brewing in-  leri'hts ��� (Mid tin; promotiVm r.* *��><* mule  trade.  The Louisiana r'urehase' exposition is  now an nss-iiiod success, and the whole  stale of Missouri rejoices with St, Louis  in, her triumph.���Springfield (Mo.) Republican. ,  Si. Louis may lay it over'Kansas City  ���ili-ying grdf, bin Knin^as, City \r miles  ���iheu.! nf St. Luui.-i when it' eiiincs to deal-  ng wish a Miei't car strike.���Kansas  ''itv Slur.        ���         MINARD'S Wmm MCTB MrdlsU.  Use the safe,'pleasant'and'effectual worm-,  killer, Mother Graves' Worm Exterminator;  nothing equals it. Procure a bottle and  take it home. ��� - ' . ���'  Ket'iilns  Oat   of  Teiiiptallon.  .."Why is it ho never'.goes tishiiii. "any  more'.'''. '  "lie has reformed."    -  ���'Reformed ?"  "Ves. He has' signed tho pledge and  made n solemn vow uever to tell a lie."���  Chicago Post.    C'niiHe For TlimilkCulness.  A brief note from a Billville district  reads: ���' -���  "Our son John- has come home from  the Emilippines on a furlough and one  leg. The latter means a pension for life.  Thank the Lord!"    , .      '  TEE FLAGGING ENERGIES REVIVED.���Constant application to business  is a tax upon the energies, and if there be  not relaxation, lassitude and depression are  sure to'intervene. These come, from stomachic troubles. The want of exercise brings  on nervous irregularities, and the stomach  ceases to assimilate food properly. In this  condition Parmelee's Vegetable Pill? will be  found a recuperative of rare power, restoring the organs to healthful action, dispelling  depression, and reviving the flagging energies. .       V  \o  Ln.iv Apiiinst a. Pretty Pose.  "AVhat did yon have your photograph  taken with a mandolin for, Maud? You  can't play."  ��� "What of that? I've got just as good  a right to look graceful in a oicture as  any other girl."  SLEEPLESSNESS.���When the nerves are  unstrung and the whole body given up to  wretchedness, when the mind is filled with  gloom and dismal forebodings, the result of  derangement of the digestive organs, sleeplessness comes to add to the distress. If only  ihe subject could sleep there would be oblivion for a while, and temporary relief,  l'armclee's Vegetable Pills will not only induce sleep, buf will act so beneficially that  the subject will wake refreshed and restored  to happiness.  An Aocinsiiilislicil  One.  Wife���Rut. .John, you surely don't  consider yourself a financier7  .Husband���Of ^.iiirse. How do you  suppose I've "kept from paying your  dressmaker's ^���ll'-.t'o" so Io*Yc if I'm not-  n financier?       ' ���'.  HAD LA GRIPPE.���Mr. A.-Nickersou,  farmer, Dutfon, writes: "Last winter I had  la grippe, and it left me<,with a severe pain  in the small of my back and hip that used to  catch me whenever P tried to climb a fence.  This lasted for libout two months, when I  bought a bottle of Dr. Thoiiias'. Eclect'ric Oil  and used it both internally and externally,  morning and evening, for three.days, at the  expiration of which time I was completely  cured."  One Who  Is.  Aunt Jane���Do you think men aro really capable of loving Villi a deep and sincere affection? ��� iy  ���Aunt II a nn ah���Are they? You ought  to see my husband gloating-over the rare  old bindings iu bis library!���Chicago  Tribune.                     , " <"���  Uiineeessiiry. -  "Are you going' away anywhere this  summer?" ;  "No. The popple next door who have  seven children have decided to do so."  ���Chicago. Times-Hei'hld.  Fall i ii k Off In  Attention.   ,  "Harry, you must try to, pay something on Dr. Pitzer's bill."     ���  '."Why,  has he said'anything about  it?"  "No, 'but  \yhen ,1  go' tliere  now  ho  doesn't sympathize "with me at all."�����  -Indianapolis Journal.   MINARD'S LINIMENT for Sale mm^t.  Sickle's Anti-Consumptive Syrup stands at  the head of the list for nil diseases of -the  throat and lungs. It acts like magic in  breaking up a cold.- A cough is soon subdued, tightness of the chest is relieved, even  the worst ease of consumption- is relieved,  while in recent cases it may'be said never to  fail. It is a medicine prepared from the  active principles or virtues of several niediei-  Diil herbs, and can be depended upon for nil  pulmonary complaints.  He'll  Oct  Over  M   Tn  Time.  "Jimmy won't speak -to that new  bfdy in Ihe next flat."   '  "Has she scolded'him?"  "No; he's mad at he.r because she has  three, little girls and no boy."���Indianapolis Journal.  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[ py  - i [Hi. 'ilyW'lf.Wif  ,A?i!'. $.TC\   ' ff.'l  'Vi?' *- p:- ��� v.? i  C;     i(E,    |.'>'J.'  :. trj- }?�����.  ��� i'..fii-:' rtf-;  i'�� ! i  h-itf.  i- .lit'  .'     *  'i    .V  fit  ���i !  ���if p'  \'?  ;u  f ���ts,'..  F- 'ft  feMf-  i.  ]>    &'l"  <A V.  IS'1 I  tl*"  III  - 1  |,\  if?  *  I lit?  - L ->?? I  , 'y|!?i  - .   i '-,  ;��� .L'K ?  ���i-c w  "  7  il it ^U:  $1  '���A  W-  , I' '��� �� F  f'1".1 tf>    *  M-i i'-i ..  H'-u ���  ! U  "��� >' si  li.  BT  I;'  mi ..,.  pi1-  *-'d *" i  Pi.'   "���     '  11 A.  h'-y  fl'-iiV  F  I'.',.   ���.^���V,!:v.   .-  t.i  :.r^ri'i''i  ��� '4u?f'. ���  f"  frt-ii*;  I*  ;��;���  -:��' ��� .'f;. i >  'Mi,  i/J?i! ;. i  ;.pu�� j>-  ,'-.t. . -���  .-.���'*: -:  I  ,,V.*^-,f"fl  i:i' | �� ;  ���d'.:  ��� t ��� if  ' '.*! '  '.I'i    '''' &'  v',....  ;A-y;vjj!?iii fi  myiyii  yyUm-]  .m:ty  9:>  My  m  i>���-------- ^ .   j r  I"oo!t Xot Al."   .-_  i-\- Vr.'. 1  Tako a v.*nlJ:   throur7.. \ai:v   o;    the j  ccir)f3<crie.-;  ilirougiioul  the    country.  "'ays nn e'-ebsngo and vop will believe.  * villi o? fl'Tf 'Ihe fools arc plowly pn?-!  ^ins av''ny. Ton iia--.-' tlie last resting  ���"'���l.'io'* of tne rami who Msw into an  ompfy gun. The tomhstanc* cf him  ' who lighted tlie   /ire    tvilh    kerosene.  A grass cnrpi'lrd mound covers the  rc-  ^a..-i<ASKZsag^<aswa^��8geggag  1garirl9^^fS^fe^-.aa*aac^^ *j^^^^rr:  ���  mains of the man who look the   lnnle  by (he   tail.    The  monument   oi    tlio  'nan v.hc didn't know it   wus   loaded  ' jverrhr.dov.-fil the   man   who jumped j  from tne ea:s i<> s<~V'.J e. ten rods   walk'.  Side by ride the elheri-il ereatnre   who  , .kept   iier   corssls   Izczl]  \g   tho  last  ^hole, and the intolhgent idiot who rode  bicycle nine  n*ilce   in   (en    minutes.  ITore reposes tho  doefqr   who  'took  a  dose of hie own medicine, and the   old  'fool who married a young  wife., Eight  over yonder in the  north-west, corner,  'the breezes sigh through  the   weeping  'willows that bend over the   lowly   bed  where lies  the   fellow   who   told   his  mother-in-law she  lied.   .Down   there  in the potter's field, with his feet sticking out to the cold blast of tho winter  cud the blasting iay-3 of   the   summer  3uns, is stretched the earthly   remains  'of the misguided regulator  who   tried  to lick the'cditOA;  Vvhllo   the   broken  .bones of the mau'who would' uot pay  t , "  ,for his paper are piled up in the corner  'of the fence.   Over by the gate reposes  the boy who wont   in   swimming   on  Sunday and the old woman who   Jzept  .baking powder'and strychnine * in ' the  cupboard.    The foolkiller gathers them  in one by one, aud_.bye   and ��� bye   we  "will have a   pretty   decent   world   to  ���iive in.  ALL IS BEAUTIFUL  Ob, Goo I ; o v bi;autifui is earth,  In sunbeam or in $ha��.'i;  Her fore.srs ivitb their waving arch;  Her flowers Hint, (jem tho glado;      t.  Her hillocl-s whito with fleecy hocks;  Hor Holds with grain that glow  Hor sparkling streamlets, tleop and faroa &  Thai through the valleys fiow;   ,  Hor crested waves that clasp tho choro,  And lift their anthems loud;  ,   IJer rnounfa{n<,-, with their solomn brows,  . That woo tho yielding cloud. , '  Ob, God; hovr, boaur'ful ta life  That Thou dost lend u-i hfcre;  .   So cheered with hopes that line tho cloud.  And Joyn that gora tho toa*-. '  With cradJohjrrnsGf mcthora SQiin��f(  '  And trecni of iouthfiil "ect, ,  That scarce fn jhoir elastic bound  3ow down tho ^.raas fiotvDrs sweet.    ,  Wit! brightness round the pilgrim's EtaO  ., Who at the GGUint. sun  Beholds tho golden ..ate thrown ,wido.  And &11 his work well done.  Butlf.this forth, whiob oh&ngefljanr.-i���  This life, to death thai leads,  Aro mado 30 beautiful tiy Him,   < >  Prom whom ail E'ooU crocesclS; v <  JIow glorious must that region be ���  Where oil the i>uro and Most,:'.  Front every fear und sorrow free,  Attain unbroken rest. ,       _..\.,.  �����lra. I* Ii SiErournoy, Jn N. Y. Lodger.  outlaws Jintcea. xl'al 1 will be  able prize for   ^-pt- Piclcens, , ... .,,.,.  teresTin" meeting bet *een two rivals d0|or leave undone eomo will criticise  it- tHII be indeed! I must be saTcd, 1 you severely, and the very best rule for  mnciam. or' your own loyalty will be put   getting *���B* ��&��. ^tk eoxnpamtdve  Tlio Very 3J6*t itale.  Don't torment yourself about what  ���uu agree-1 people are going to think'about this  ?, , An in- J and thot action.   No matter what, you  TEE 'TWO   CAPTAINS.  Btf X-GAK STaAZX*  Origin or tlio Cako-Walli.  The cakewalk poper had its origin  among the French negroes of Lousian.i  more then a century ago, says the  .New Orleans "Times-Democrat."  ,There is little doubt that it is an offshoot of Gome of the old French country  'dances.'' It .resembles several of them  :n form. From JTew Orleans it spread  over the entire south and thence north.  Jt was found a convenience to the plantation negroes. They v-erenotfwedded  jby license, and it was seldom that the  .services ef a preacher wero called in.  At a Cakewalk & .man might legitima-  .tely shovi'' his proforence for a woman,  'and thus publicly claim heir for a  wile, 'fn eiFect tho oakewalk was not  different from theoldScolch marriage,  .which required only public acknowledgment from tho contracting parlicp.  So this festival became in some sense a  wooing, an'acceptance or a rejection  and a ceremony. This explains its  popularity with the blacks outside of  its beauties, with tlie accompaniment  .of music, which is competent at all  times to com maud negro support.  Cakewalking haa improved ac do  most things that are constants* practiced. It has lost its old signification  -in the South.. j^egroes now get married when they marry at all, iu the  white folks" fa&liion, It lias become,  however, a pantomime dance. Properly performed, it is a   beautiful" one  iinevv Wiiat A.-iiled 'i'licm.  A Kansas man wrote to his newspaper; -''What if' the matter with my  hens? Every morning I go to feed  them J find some of them have keeled  over to.rise no more,''  To which the intelligent  and   thor-  OUglllj  informed     editor     replied:  "They're dead!'-'  JL Helped Win J':Utl,>f..  Twenty-nine ofl'icerK and men wrote  from the front to say that for Scratch-  e''. Thiiis-os, Cuts, Wounds,   frore   Feet] life."  and   fc?tili'   Joint*.   Thukkn's    *-������-���������'  Salve is tho heel in  (hi,   wo:Id  for Burns, Bl/iu Erujitiuiit  and   Piles.  25 cts. a box.    (Jure   guranteed.    Sold  by- Hope & Eeattb, Druggists.  "Tothefcinp.y.  '{To my Mag-^' ���  The toasts; ])��� zvgh. clightly, ditrerenti  were utter&a sif^iitfl^eously'spcl a small  glass of rare $3 port was emptied in  honor of each.' The ^cene was the  broad veranda of a 0outh Carolina  plantation, not fifteen miles from the  famous city of Charleston, the time  was the early autumn of 178*; while  the characters were a young captain ot  his majesty's artillery,..- a portion of  which was guarding the city of Charleston, and a young woman in perhaps ber  twenty-second year. A famous beauty  was this AfissrPiioebe Poindexter, and a  most captivating picture she made; in  the eyes oi the captain of artillery, as  she sat thrumming' the keys, of her  harpsichord, after replacing the empty  wine glass or* the tablr. near hev. The  laUer Wbs & handsome young man, apparently thirty years of ag-e, with a  perfect air of,good breeding and evidently of some graces, for he had just  finished a solo on the flute to the accompaniment of the young lady.  "The fact is, 3Iiss Phoebe, I hardly  know -what I should' do w,ith myself,  were it not for the possibility of riding  out here to spend an'occasional afternoon with yofrt^-or 'should I say, both  in gallantry' &.no'truth,-.every afternoon with you? The town "is simply  too dull for a soldier, now that Lord  Cornwallis has taken tb.6 major part of  our army with hini in his chase uiier  the rebel Greene."  ''And what do you think, captain, are  his chance's of capturing Gen. Greene?"  "Oh, the ehaneea are perfect, my  dear lady. Why, the rebels were absolutely routed, according to our dispatches, at the battle oi Guilford Court  House, and so badly demoralized that  they ran from the field like aheep. Xn-  ',deed there was. no Tieees-rity for our pursuit. Greene is starving up there in the  mountains of North Carolina and will  surrender at discretion in the course .of  a week or two. His defeat and reduced  circumetances will be the excuse, but  the real reason will be British gold. Yon  remember, of course, our succes3witb  their-Gen. Arnold. Well, after a man's  ambition has been killed, he will not  fig-ht in any cause with neither food  nor pay. And that is the dire extremity to which Greene has been forced by  the glorious success -of his majesty's  arms. My Lord Cornwallis has turned  north and in a month will have defeated  and captured that little boy of a Frenchman, La Fayette. With their armies  of the south and of the center defeated,  he will move next spiring' upon tlio only  remaining armies of the rebels, that  under the miscreant Washington. It  will be a short campaign, a battle, a  rout,*a pursuit and then peace���and  with peace will come its delightful  handmaiden lov��. And then ��� then,  Mistress Poindexter, I shall have the  lion or of claiming you for a bride, of  htiling out my commission and living  the quiet life of an English country  gentleman for, I. hope, the rest of my  Arnica!     "-^ charming arrangement of events  ''Assessment work Contracts Talccu.  Parties wishing tc have' assessment  work done on claims in tho vicinity of  Movie, will do well to con'suifc' or write  the undersigned ��� for ' terms. ��� .Work  left in my caro will: be promptly' 'it-  ended,, top andpsath-fa-etion vfill be  gurauieed, t;.A, SGOTT,'  '  r'.   .   ���   "  NOTICE.     ���       .       ��� .'  Notice is hen-yy -'fiiven   tlvtit. t'li'e-   Koi.i.enr.'.;. |  IVoiluec; rug ��ii j'lily Co, IiiVi Tieen <"ipo."..ye!l.   Ail j  jinrtic-t. inueiilo'J to .or  hnvii:g  claims 'a^ainsi j  :,.ii.1 coiirpniiy, ]>iej:.>:e   ccnuimiiiieiitc   villi' '"'  ;tii'idcrsi(,'iK.!'i. ' I.c-.v,-;u T'lonisp'i,  A'frou  Moyic, An?. 11. VA<0. }~.~  ���p'l.vr-.e.';   c a;j  J();'L-y.a  rower v  Snnir- i ���f"or -Vour"e'f' ru7 drnr Capt. Webb! But  I mu.st &;.y it iippi-ara to me aa though  Gen. Cornwallis' movement into Virginia is more like a retreat than the advance of a. vktoriou-s' and conquering  army. Andy as for Gen. Greehe,.:tliey  say that he is not only harassing Gen.  Cornwallis at every step of his northward movement, but has detached his.  cavalry and a portion of his riflemen to  reconquer the Carolina.? and Georgia."  "On what utter nonsense do these  .misguided colonists feed their despair?  ing hs-pes!" answered the captain.  "Why, it would be no-more ridiculous  for you to assure me that a detachment  of Marion's outlaw's were here, surrounding'..this very house, and that I  was in danger of becoming a prisoner  to them, as to���what was that?" The  captain jumped.hurriedly from his seat  .rwicl, grraspiug'.the railing of the Veranda, inllfi'ont of him for support, looked  anxiously up and down the road that  ran in front of the old plantation.  It ceem^d to me like tho winding  j of. -v horn," tiaid the lady, calmly.,  ' "And, by my faith, I. heard the gal-  j loping of horsiis and a short command,"  continued the captain, excitedly.1  ''Inside, inside, captain, as your.value  your liberty," said the lady; '".I'saw fl  mounted man in uniform- there in the  bushes just now,, and I,know, the uniform well."  "And the weaver?"-  ' ,..-:...���   '..  in question."  "And, pray, what can I do?" asked  1he girl drawing herself up to her full  height and looking at the English officer with scornful and indignant eyes.  "You cen tell theni that there is no  ono concealed in your house.   He will  never dare to doubt your word."  "You would have me tell a lie,to save  you���me, the woman you pretended to  love and wish to make your wife ?"  {Tt is a case of necessity���quick, they  are approaching on both sides,   JThey  have been informed.   It is,a trickl''  "Where will you hide?" asked the  girl, with an insulting emphasis'on the  word "hide."  "You will tell them that no one is  concealed in the house?" '  "I shall tell them nothing but the absolute truth���be quick."  "Then there is but one place where  I will be safe," answered tho captnin,  "and there only if be be a gentleman.''  Saying which, the captain darted up  the stairs and entered Miss Pomdex-  ter's own chamber. ll ������- .    -  He had no more than closed the door  when a lithe, athletic young officer in'  the partisan cavalry leaped over < the  railing of the veranda and stood, embarrassed and hat iu hand, bowing before the young mistress of the mansion. " " A"t"  "Phoebel" esclaipi^cl the young soldier. ' ���---  ' "'Would it not be better to address  me as your prisoner?" answered Miss  Poindexter. "Ii I am not mistaken, you  have surrounded my home with armed  soldiers and have come yourself on. no  gentle errand."  "Prisoner. Phoebe ?" enswered'the patriot captain. "I would never wish to  hold' you prisoner, save in the bonds of  love. My presence here needs an explanation and I will make It. I have received information that,an English officer is visiting you this afternoon. .Tt  is a matter of duty. I havo been ordered far in advance of the returning  troops of Marion and Sumter for the express purpose of catching some of the  officers at the garrison at Charleston  off their guard; and I expect to appear  at the very gates pf that city before I  am done and lei there know that, far,  from being'defeated, as they suppose,  Gen. Greene's army has driven their red  eoats from the Carolinas and is chasing  Cornwallis himself to the sea."      ' ���  "What a ropo'a^peJ" laughed the  young lady.- , "  "I wish I had time for romance," said  the officer; '.'there could be no more delightful opportunity,' Only when this  war is over will I be able to ask you to  reward a love that has been faithful  to you ever since we, were children.  But to duty, Are you harboring an  English officer here?"  "W:hy, of course I am," phe answered,  laughingly.  "This is no time for joking," said  the captain. "If he is not here, he cannot have been gone a very long time;  and if you delas^me he may yet get  within the gates of Charleston."  "It seems to me that you ore a trifle  difficult to-day," she replied. "Do you  not believe  me?"  "Of course," ho said, biting his lips  jtervously. "I shall have to search the  house," he continued.  "0, we arc quite used to it," she answered.' , -  He ordered up his men and began a  systematic search of the mansion and  surrounding buildings. He .himself,  however, stood immovably in front of  the door that he knew opened into her  private apartments, and permitted no  ono to enter. The ecarch was therefore  useless.  "Well," said she, teasingly, "why .do  you not enter ray own room?"  "If he is an officer he should be a gentleman, and could not be there," answered, the captain. "You have been,  fooling me, Phoebe, in order to give him  a start. I do not blame you. He was  a guest, and you have but observed the  laws of hosintality, even though he is  an enemy to ottr country. Farewell���  lemember always I shall come to you  when this wor is finished."  "Why not come before���to-night?  You will not wish to camp neurcr  Charleston than this, I am sure. Grandmother, who is in town to-day, shopping, will be back by tea time, and you  can tell us all the news."-  . "And may I teJl you something else ?"  "Yon���without even waiting for the  war to end. And I will tell you something, too." The young patriot turned  about' f or' a moment���and ..for a kiss.  Then springing into the saddle he shouted the command: "To horse, the road  to Charleston���gallopi" and was'.off.   '  As soon as he and his men werewell  out of sight; the English artillefy"cap-f  tain made his appearance. "I suppose,"  he said, "that I am under obligations to  you���and yet. I thought your-truth-.  fulness would have been the ruination  Of me." a ."''"���'���  "And could you have admired or loved  a- woman who had deliberately Jied?"  "Well, that is rather an odd question.  If fypu had told an untruth it would  have been in a noble cause, All ia fair  in love and war, you know."  "Even hiding in ft woman's apartment."     .  "Oh, yes���when necessity coinpelsit."  "Well, Capt, Webb," said Miss Poindexter, slowly, "will you in, your turn  do me a favor?"  "With the  /greatest pleasure, I am  sure," answered/tho gallant captain.  "Will you please mount your horse  and.get safely bacl| mto   your   own  "���ic!-." '.'.:)}'] crisis- Polrub-.ji.or, "and s*ri"  comfort is after you have mado up your  mind aa to the prosperity and advisability of a certain course pursue it  calmly, without pa}*ing the slightest attention to the criticisms of the lookers  oh from the 'outside. .You see, just bo-  cause they are on, the outside they can  only���ec tha surface. It does not matter in the least what they thini.���Detroit Free PrcsSA  K J. SMYTH, C. K.  mdmm  COUK1' MpYIK.  7*0. -10C-5.  Meets 6a the firs.1 iiml  hini Thursday of each  monili.' Visiting,hrepi  run invited to attend.  USVi'IS THOMSON. F. S.  ��� JOSKrH XEIDEJISTAAIT, X'rop.  Lager beer.sold .by the Keg or ^dozon  bottles.  Bottled Beer  in Stock.. ..  WILDEY L0D3E NO. 4.4.  ,  Meets every Monday evening in_ their  hall ou' Victoria" street. Sojourning  Odd Fellows cordially invited.  n. A. smith, j-.o.  A. T. KENNEDY, TBE.A3.  F. 1. MOOM", U., S,  r. J. feMYTll, F. h.  .Wholesale   and  E,etail Butchers.  SHOPS   AT  Outihdo Orders.Oivcn Strict Attention,  GO   TO   THE  XXOT7Si:E2.  For your outfit.    The largest'etotfk in  East Kootenay.  .  KEID & CO.,  Crawbkook. B. C.  S. J, WHITCOMB'    ,  House     painter,     grimier,  glazier    and    paperhanger.  All work on  perfect   sur-  ��� face.guranteed.    Prices  ac  cording     to    quality  'and  stock required  Moyie, B. O. ���  PATRONIZE  WHITE LABQR   ���  By Sending Your Vyork To the  'union laundry  PHILIP 00N11AD, Piioi?. ���  GOOD WORK. PJIICBS   REASON.VIjLK  CHAS. P. CAMPBELL,  Undertaking and embalming  a specialty. Graduate of the  champion" college of the  United States. I am preparing to do all in this line of  business. Successor to Magga  & Hughes. Telegraph and  mail orders properly attended  to.    Main ofiice  Cranbrook,  B. C.  A.    E.   RICHARDSON,  Hauling and Draying.  Wood for' Sale. '      ���  Moyie,  B. C.  CANADIAN PACIFIC  RAILWAY  Service for the year 1900 will  be commenced JUNE (Othi  the "Imperial Limited" takes  you across the Continent in  four days without change,  it is a solid v'estibuled. train,  ��� luxuriously. " equpped with  ever possible essential for  the comfort and convenience  of Passengers. Ask your  friends v/ho have'traveled on  it, or'address'  L. M. Ma'ris'flteld, Arjcnt, Moyie,  W. I-". ANUICKHOX,  T. 1\ A, Xi;li-t)ty  K. J. COYI/!',  A- <i.V. A., V.-u  I'.'iVC-  Moyie '��Miners'   Union  Meets in McQregor hall every Tuesday  evening. Sojourning members pc  cordially invited to attend.  II. H. 'Dimjc'k,   '        ' P. T. Smyth,  Acting Pres. Acting Scc'y.  Moyie Board, of Trade.  " . fleets in the Moyie school  house on the first Monday  evening of each month at  8 o'clock sharp.  '.   J..C. DitEWEt, Pres.  J. p. JPaiireu., "   ' '       A. T. ClakIc,  Moyio, - Port Steely  Cranbrook, Fernie Warrtner-  ���^^?^\g  Vice-Pros.  Seo'y,  ,GO TO   ,  JOHN BRYDEN,  r J  '/ l '  -MERCHANT TAYLOR.  For  custom   made   clothing.   Latest  styles and rpasouablo prices.'  J. J. MURPHY   & CO.'S  ,     STORE, MOYIE, n. C.   <      a    ���  JEWELER,  MOYIE,  ���B. O.  UN ION BARBER SHOP  A2TD 33ATII-E00MS.  T. E. COLUSS, X'roi>.  1 MOYIE, B. 0.  EAST KOOTENAY. BOmiNG C0;  CRANBROOK, B. C  Areated Waters of all  Kinds.  ' MERCHANT TAlLOfi  CRANBROOK,  Repairing Neatly and Promptly Ei.  ecuted.   Special Attention Given  "    to Mail Orders.  Suits   Mad.e \ .to Order.  W^^^^  '^'^s^'^if'^t?.  THE  POST  OFFICE  t  DRUG   A.V3)  BTATI0I7ERY STOKE. ,  Patent medicines, toilet  articles, office stationery      <���  and^school, supplies....  Lending Ldii-ahv : If youf'want a hooL  ask for it and it,will be, procured( foi  you without dblay. '  IT I��ATC3 TO DEAL WITI)  HOPE & BEATTIE,  -    a  .  OhcmistH r��ud JDriigtcI.it*.  ��OVIK, B. C.  XT G. H. MINER'S  Orders Solicited.  Soda Water  and Sypliens.  You  will iind a full stock oi  Genera!     Hardware  AND GESTURAL SUPPLIES.  Just received  a carload of Winder,c  ajul  Doors.     Tho doorsfarc -  qedar and best grade, :  A CallSohcitcL-  TIN'SUOr JLX CO>*XECTI05".  Moyie, B. O.    0  .'.Tuat, received a ilno Aseort-  mcut 6f Ltcridcn IJritanuij  silverware.  /-L^iOiiV A Jfljl'^9  NELSON,  B. 0  Higir'j^rado movements in  t;old, gold filled or t>ilv��  cflscs.  ' W. F. TATE.  Official Walcli Repairer for  C. i'- *>���  CitAis'BROOIC,  Ji. C.  CEYLON  TEA  ���rtMcafrfXTceaRanaa  >grapny  Christmas is coming. Get  your pictures taken to' send  home. PREST, the photo-  graplior, will visit Moyio on  each .Saturday. Flashlight  pictures taken at tho Moyie  or al. your room or house.  Leave, your orders at i once.  No time to delay.  Prest.-& Co.,  O.'.'i'no  M,iyj,  Photogi'ap)i<!.'.i,  Tort   �����<;,.���(���.���  BOOTS    AND    SHOES  " Rcpftired and Made to Order.  R, A. SMITH,     'Moyie.  ';    .NEXT DOOIt TO.BLACKSMITH SHO''.  Prices Given  and   Orders  Taken on  Everything  in the Printing  Line at the  FMCt'i.'prfW-  H   ^ilh   13     .        Vi i  il  ?'"-���---  *-j3 .1 (t-r. P--i i ;-.   ��� �����'   t    i.'    ���    ���

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