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 &  &  /?    *  -      I  __i--1 /'I ^A.,,-.-/'-'vW-'  , i ,-*-_���*���'  Z.  V '���   ,,vC_.4>i--'-J-'������'  ���*^���_. f  ���i  ^     fa   SS   &  ��-A.    A.,;ui3  N  s    M     p  *f  ;"T?,  1HC  Z''i-5  n  '      'rjt  ESksi? ��&&&   ^  ; '/OL. 2, NO. 11).  MOYIE, B. 0., AUGUST 26,1899.  $2 A YEAR  ^y.y. .*<*<.**%��. .****i. .v.  /$' A,  TRUE   VERDIOT-^gtoB^.  /7t\  {A'.*J  -Xi   HAVE 'AGHEED  THAT  ^8  Ik*  PLB8TY QEE' I M  In all the Lake Shore  ���     Workings.  'A'ti  .HAVE    N0W.TJ1E.LAKCKST   AXD   nKST  SELECTED STOCK   ' I*  .    ���   '   ���'   .MOYIE.  THIS   HAS   ALWAYS   BEEN  TRUE," 7JUT ' WE ' AEE   NOW ^  .   DRAWING   CUSTOM ��� FKOM   OTHER   POLNTs * ' ^  ALONG    THE    LINE.  52  MEN   ON  THE 'PAYROLL  Carpenters are   1'iitlllig   In   tho   Jigs  iu  ' XI. "Eugene Conrenlralor.���Uuild-  iiif*- UeiiiK i'ainted.  THE SECRET  ���jr r<\  15  |  Wo sell tho right  goods at   tins right   price.    Our  gun Is'  furnishing  coiiiii'fi- is complete  in  every  line   wilh   all new' first class  goods, and a heavy stock of,new  suits and  pants   will   arrive   M\\  this   weeJe-from   tho East.        .    ' ��� - >K  .-'.'---���'       '���      ' #  COME  AND ' EXAMINE THSIf.  'e   have   the    best   Thirty-Five    cent    coff'-c'! in    tho    market  LATE    MOYIE    SUPPLY    COM PASTY.  *  ���M  X^^-'Z^L* jty'j-y'^'^,'^-'',*'l:il-il7m<iitr  > - Y"���---T**!* - iiim���"Tff- *<S> '"^S***-****Hi**   -fljl-     ���*��**50a>'<C�� *<�����*.    ������  ^^--^���������S^S^^^^^ Vj  ?F  MlfiiJK* *  -zjr.  IE   CANADIAN"/BANK  1       i t ' rt  Paid Up Capital, $6,000,000,  ' '    -   '��� i '        c  IRANBROOK BRANCH. ��� ."      ,.   ".J. W,.H. SMYTHE, MGR.  (       . ��� , ��� ' ��� ,r IICGHES  B* 0."FURNITURE and UNDERTAKING CO. ;  " ORANBIIOOK, B. C  Mixtrea-303 ' *   Ai :n chairs, well upholstered.  Lounge's uphol=te'io(I ia bed jut  ..Jtairoom Sets '. $I2.;"jO  >J?ole\ comb, bcc'rooni seta   -��� il-����  6pnib.    springs   antl', maltre-JSCS  guftranteed  C.50  2.75  5-:7i5  fi.75  PS,  Tliese are onlv a few, of our prices. Hwryihiny in ��he furniture  line just as low in price. We tire iniinnfaclurHrd oi all Kintia ol  upholstered ��ooda and mattrousfa. We soil retail tit ^holcsalc  prices.' Wc make carpets and lay thorn FKhh Ot CHAixOE  Estimates given on finiching liutfU tlironyhout. V> o make great  reduetion.-t in half do;-",en lots. .*"  l,"iI��Ttalfors ati<l Eiiilialiiiora  MAGGS & HUGHES,  Headquarters for'JCommenciaJ and Mining Men.  __ _. ��� MOYIK,  K. C  ^&     i^l'KEN   AVENl.'K, ��� ��� --- .     . ^  V.  DKSAULNIlSIt \- CO.,  rrm*s.  RcgularVjreala Served.in] the Pining  Roo:ii,"with ''Short! Ouubks between  meals.  m  as  Siiore  ��� TJie Lilie Shore mine never looked  better iu its history than at the present lime, for in all three .workings  there is plenty of high grade ore. The  new air compressor is working to perfection and the men operating the  machine drills are breaking ground at  a rapid rate. The large ore bin near  the siding is well under way and when  finished ore shipments will begin.  For the'present the clean ore is being  stored in the old ore bin near the No.  2 tunnel. 'It ia now an assured fact  that the Canadian Gold Fields syndicate will ur<.ct a concentrator this fall.  At the present time there r.re 52 men  on this S3'ndicat'e's. payroll  in   Moyie.  o  PUTTING   l.TF JIGS.    '  Carpenters are now at'work' putting  up'the jigs in the St. Eugene concen -  trator, and the painters arc giving the  building its first coat of paint. Ii. If.  Neil, the designer of the concentrator,  and John A. Finch, oue of the largest  owners of the St.. Eugene mine, arrived in Moyie, from Spokane this  morning.  the  Hotel Changes ^Management.  This week ihe.niHn.igc-ment 'of  Luke Short; hotel chioged bunds,  Messrs. McCracken & Ma-ire transfer--  ring their lease to Fred Frith'uf Cranbrook. Mr. MeCracken will go into  the produce business o:i th-- firdi. of  the month in tlie building which 3ton  Hanson recently purchase-! from D.  J. Elmer. Mr. Moore has not decided  on' anything delinite as yet. Fred  Frith, the new mating -r of the hotel,  has bi-eii connected with'the Cranbrook hotel in Cranbrook for.(.he past  year. Me is a thorough hotel man  and a gopd,. shrewd and popular fellow.   fall  hardware,  groceries;  produce;  ri ���  .    ALL  KINDS   OF  ��� DONE ���  ���  TIN ROOFING A SPECIALTY  fr  ��"  3  ;A*.~^-*'A  \  CLOTHING,  Gents' Furnishings,  BOOTS and SHOES  [  -PROPRIETORS   OF  STRICTLY FIRST CLASS IN. ALL ��EPAETMENTS.  Cor. Victoria iS-t. -s,z2.c3. ?MLc*��&��g>j&l.~u'&9  t^ec^tstiiss, :o. o.  LOCAL   NEWS.  For line   sumiu..-r   ana  MOVIE CLOL'HIXG CO.  SUlt;  TUlu    JIA.VV    SJISAUl'ii:.**      Ok"    -UOVJIO.  (I*. X. O'l'itrroll, ill Vtuicouvcr World-)  Movie   has the  lovliest  location  of  C. A. Miner *".vas out from Cranbrook last Sunday.  D. J. Elmer and P. T. Smyth read  signs in Cranbrook yesterday.  Boots for the- millions at Mac-'  Eucherhs & Macdonalds.  ' Another ore car for   the Lake Shore  mine arrived here this week.  Boots that look well, fit well and  wear well MacEachern & Macdonald's.  V. Desaulnier ol the Central hotel  transacted business in Cranbrook and  Slet'lo Monday.   ���  Tom Iiader departed for Spokane  Wednesday evening. He will be ab'--  stnt a mouth or six weeks.  ���landlord Kiiufthuri an Win. By an  did business in East Kootenay's rail-  ,road center Friday;  Services will be held in the school  room tomorrow evening a S o'cloek by  .Rev. G. E. Smith of Cranbrook. ���  Ii. O. Jennings was here this week  gathering ore specimens for the Paris(  and'Spokane exhibitions. -  B. Campbell, of the firm of Beid,  Campbell & Co., transacted business  in Fort Steele and Cranbrook yesterday.  Dr. Elliot of Victoria was here yesterday looking for a location to practice ins profession. He went on to  Fernie.  The passenger trains  were  delayed  any   town in   the  Xooteuays:    For a  thousand years the praises of Ivillarneyjd'evera} times this   week   all  the  way  from    four    to    twenty-four    hours  llrtlliACKKK 'V- MHOKK,  IToprlc-lon'.  This hotel is'.now open to   the public,  ished throughout.    None but the best   brands  liquors and cigars kept in stock. <    ..     ��������� ���  and is   well   fnm-  of   wines,  ACCOMMOJJA TI O A7 8.  MOYIE,  ,B.    C  \i>  \t/  <��/  *;i>  <t/  w  \t/  \��/  OCAMJ-BBT.L,   A.T.C^AJiK.  Mi Hotel is New and well Furnished.   The  Tables are Supplied with the Best ;th~  Market affords. The Bar is ^d;with.|  the Best Brands of Liquors ��� .and. Gigcrs.- k  :ts "lit^auty's home"   have  been   sung  by the poets aiid   traubadours  aud  in  after agcts there will   be   poets  galore  to sing the praises and the beauties of  Moyie lakes.   It is only 10 miles from  the end of the upper to the end of (lie  lower lake ;' but while being wafted over  these waters yt>u gaze on scenes of enchantment that bailie description   and  till the mind with wonder and delight.  It.-, shores are  heaving,   rolling,   gloii-  ous   mountains, whereon   are  still   to  lie 'seen   the   grand   primeval  forests  that cover every slope  and  crest   and  summit.    Midway, or at the   narrows,  the mountains to the ua-Jt and west of  ihe lakes come almost close   together,  and    here   the   shadows   of. frowning  niou".tain's are .reflected ..in tho   dark;  deep waters..  To the 'south" and   cast  of tho narrows is a strip of  low, land,  loss than 200 acres in  extent, sloping  gently  from ��� the   mountains   to  tlio  lake where it is broadest.    This is (he  site of the infant city of Moyie. There  is no lovlief^spot   on   the   continent,  and   the   Canadian    Pacific' railway  should build one of their lovely tourist  hotels at this spot.    Until a few  years  ago   none   but' the    Indian   or    the  hunter after  game or   gold   knew'.''of  Movie's lovely, lakes.    They   were  beyond the thought or ken of   tlie   busy  world.    JJiit their lovliness   and   isolation aie gone forever.    The cars of tlie  ; great .Ctina'diari' PtVci/uY fttil'ro'ad   fu!ttl6  iilon'g th'c'sb' sloes' today,' and   tfii&e  ���o-  of  ��^-s-ssa5^a-5ija&&ss*��*s*s���6<8<ee*�����(Bi*1s-  HEADQUARTERS  ^<>K timmn&M*  Land slides at the loops both east  and  west were the cause.  The face oi the crosscut tunnel  which was being driven on the Society  Girl mine to tap the ledge is now in ore,  and'Chas, Farrell realizes that he is  in.po3Si.vsion of a great mine.  C. J. Clay Ion and Al Manuel were  up from'Nelson last Sunday looking  after their interests. Tliey are owners of the Lake Shore hotel, and have  refused some lettering oilers for their  property lately.  Mrs. Thomas Hughes and daughter  arrived hero from Gem, Idaho, yesterday morning and will make their  home in - Moyie.:., Mr. Hughes has  fcritcd the Cranston ���cottage at the  head of Queen's avenue.������������;, ���������������.  Attention is called to the large ad  of Beid, Campbell & Co. on the front  pago of the Leader this week. This  enterprising firm has built up an  enormous trade since it started, into  business in Moyie some three,^.months  ago, and its" members thoroughly uu-  derstaud'tho advantages of liberal and  judicious advertising.  J. 0. Drewry left for Bossland Friday evening.. lie will return about  next Tuesday morning with the cast-,  enl C'aili'a'd'iari' press association,.which:  Will feta'rn" to tlie east over the Crow's  i^es't r'6'ad. IE arrangements, can' b'e  rttdde H sliort stop   will   be   made  at  A lioquet Tor Can.a<li:ins.  ��� The Nelson Tribune of the' 23rd, in  commenting editorially upon tlie  starting up of the Lake Shore air compressor plant at this place last week,  says ���  '.'There Is a good deal of meat' in an  article from the Moyie Leadek published elsewhere in today's .Tribune.  If, shows, that Canadians are as enterprising as are their neighbors to the  south and just as practical. A few  weeks ago a Toronto syndicate purchased the Lake Shore mine at Moyie,  in East,Kootenay/and today have -12  men engaged in mining, with approved machinery,, The machinery  was made in Canada and ,the miners  who are using' the machinery were  drawn from .a Canadian mining town  that will be to British Columbia what  Virgin'ia, Nevada, and Butte, Montana,  and Leadvillc, Colorado, are to the  mining states and territories of the  United States. This is something  that. Canadians should be proud of,  for it goes to show that Canadians are  both progressive and self reliant."  Shift  Hossos Wanted.  Sandon Paystrcak : There have  been many unique subterfuges resorted to by, members of ' the Mine  Owners' Association to evade, without  breaking, 'the resolution to pay only  $3 a day for miners. But a representative of an easteren company "ivhicu  employs a small force on a property  not far from Sandon has easily outclassed all others. A few ��� days ago  the foreman got word to put on ten  men at once, but as he could not pay  miners $3.50 a day, and they would  not work for less, the foreman was instructed to employ only shift bosses.  TUo^ortli Star Brauck.  Work is going ahead on the North  Star branch, and outfits and supplies  are being taken in as rapidly as possible. Considerable difficulty is being experienced in securing enough  men, as the demand for labor throughout Canada has largely increased.  Most of the camps have been built  and the work of grading is being  pushed forward. The contractors are  anxious to take advantage of the good  weather, ./and, if possible to 'get  through before the heavy weather of  late fall.--Cranbrook Herald. ���'���','���'  rurcliaseti'Lots for a. Store.    ".  ,   Messrs. MacEachern  &  Macdonald  this week   purchased   lots  3 an 4 -in  .block 5 in Moyie  from  John  Bakke.  Tlie lots face Victoria street and are a  short   distance   south    of    Hope   &  Beattie's drug store.    The  purchasers  ���        *��� ���  will soon commence the erection ol   a  good sized  building   which   they  will"  occupy for their store.  May Locate in Kossland.  Bossland Becord:    A. P.  Bremner,  a hotel man of Moyelle, who has been  looking for a   business   here   returned  to his home for his family. It is ' unco  derstood that he has secured an option upon one of the leading hotels of  the city and expecls to take" charge  upon his return. ��� ���  , Now FostsnitiSter for .Uoyie.  F. I. Moore, who'has acted as postmaster for Moyie for over a year, has  resigned aud P. D. Hope lias received  the appointment to fill the vacancy,  The office will bo moved to Hope &  Beattie'd drugstore about September  first,  .Hotal Quotations.  New York, August 24.���Bar silver  (50 cents. Lead, very fitm, $4.60 @  $���4.62*. The firm that fixes the selling prices for miners and smelters  quotes lead at $4.35 at the close.  M-rr��� -��� ������-'������'-��� ��� ������'���-  MIXERS'   OVERALLS  BOSS Of   THE   KOAi)  ?1.00.  MI-N'KKS'      GRAIN  NAILED       SHOES  *1.50.  Opened  up   this week a  full   line   of   boys'  buff.,  leather laced shoes   all  sizes   Also Misses and childrens'  pebbled leather buttoned,  spring heels.    The   right  thing   for  school    wear.  A heavy working shoe for  men ; all sizes, at   $2.50.  mEnV sweaters  S3 CIS.  ho lic-lio'co1 tllV'Vi;   lViW'c" beerY  dorin'nn't b,?oy'i?e id jrive tlio excursiopisls a view  ������},l.  tliese cclVi^iv��? &$$:.  t^'-i- ��am,Mi,s\r  id!? the town and tho mines.  Th\?50 -:���  ���Uiyy  ���bullf .    .  .       foUnt.W    IlCmE"   CLOTHING  iH'il't   ot  ���'"We've  CO,  Oar shoes have  arrived.    Best line  in the city, all sizes and kinds.  MOYIE CLOTHING CO.  ���',.;'���.       Two Ylilirs on tlio iload.  Two yoars ago, lacking one month,  Mrs. P'. J. Elmer wrote from Gem,  Idaho, to her husband, who was then  in Dawson; City. Last Tuesday Mr.  Elmier went to the Moyie pbstoflice  and received the identical letter. �� The  envelope bbro seven different post  niarks and was pretty well 'worn', from  its two years' wanderings.  Imiiortant Mooting of tlio Board.  Next Tuesday evening an important meeting of the. Moyie board of  trade will be held.. At this meeting  arrangements wili'be made for holding another meeting On or about September first for the purpose of, Olect-j  inc new officers. Every member  should be present.  MacEachern &  Macdonald  B. c.  JOSEPH tflS'Il/ERSTArfT," I'rop. .  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He San^ Like a Bird, Saved 3  Life and Won a Girl.  ,.i,l "O'lifouml the brutes! I expect  v-oiir if'-'.hi a.-ale isn't coming tlna .vwir-  " ������I>..ii"t." h��i��! <-)���<��� ��irl- "! ll0lli-iVe ,\;,nie  .vill L.ivf no n-bt if In- 'looDt. V.l.eu  c'u. Ii.<:ir<] th" church bPlls tins moinins.  "u.* !-"la im- to -end *o the cler-ynian  an.I tell him to explain to  c  !l.  ]  have.",  Tern was not such a fool as to su>.  ������Y��,n h-ivc me." He only stud., \cs, 1  l;ii..vi-,M ami pressed hor hand-  ������Yon   aio   finod.  Hod that hlie  Oh,  ,ii.| tell him to ei-j.....' ... .r- ��� -----  ...���^hln't do wilhoiu the uigbtinsalL-. t)U.  mv  uwu   little girl!    Oh.  Turn,   she s  ail  face  IliiW.  Sh  lC'U-r.1  mind  dyin  .-'I   dou't   i"   th<-'  "Dear Tom���ray own  d,:11.T:;;;;r"v^renor^n,todie.^i  sliall   send  nurse  V,,\v   pruini-e   me  because   \ vine  a in  to  at  UI:  11,  t:ikc   care   of     you.  that you  \>"ih  1   camioi  once  OF BVIDENCr  live  without    you.   my    deai''  but he  she  said,   and   went  to tl  ie en u<  i!<L  I'ttle  litful  sleep  came  in   the  Ion-?  hours   of    that    terrible    Sunday,  broken   and  feveri.*-h,  and  at  the  little   voice,  j?row-  J:  ?    Won't  Ood  send  Kraii  hor  arms  her eye-  ri'ov.'n.  n ud  When  io was Icnninj;  on  '.anil looking away from him..  -M's iio use," slie said- "1 conldn t  i,..,i-rv any one miJoss 1 was po fund of  him'that 1 couldii'* hour'my .life without,  hii,i. That's the only excuse for marriage." , 'i  '   "Their I'm not to come here any more  ��� r^ftpjiob.-eV"  - -'Oh. .U-ai!" she paid. VI ra win;  brows touethei- with a worried  ������Wl," did vou p.i :iud snoil it all .' It was  nil so plensanl! Can't you.fotilly be sen-  Kihl,.? Let lis u"> tin jtiMt as We were,  nreii'iid that nolhui,*.', Ims happened.^  ��� *;\,)." he saii'l. "I shall j,'0 nway  ���u.' lives in loii^inKS I hey may as, well  be,in Putney or Ke\v���ns hero."     '���    ,    ���"  She ihimiilil how dull tennis and dunce  mid l-icni,- would he without bnu, ami  s-.id    slillly.    ".lust    as    you     please,   of  *"t1m'ii lier face iitrbied up as the rattle,  of hoop and hoop stick'nnd little pritter-  l'e.-'t drew her eyes to the oilier side  :������ road, where a little girl in a sctir-  1,-t frock came quickly alon*; Uio asphalt,  hf'-r brown hair flying behind ,her. ��� ,  , ^'Here's Yynie"��� "    , .  ,  The child saw her sister and her friend,  for lie v.-.-is a friend to all children, and  Biruck the hoop so that it bounded on the  cmb'.-ind Hew into,Ihe middle of the road.  The little scarlet figure followed it. J hen,  i��� a li.'ish, a butcher's cart from a side  scream, a curse, ami  n his  horse oO  liai-!'  A  ni^l t  bin   it   w;is  overy  a waken in  in- ever weaki-r. said  "Isn't   it   dark   yet'.'  the ni-hliiuiale?   Oh, Sissy, 1 do want to  lii'iir him." ��� , .   '  The old servant, who had been with  tl-e two sisters since Vignie's birth, two  mouths after the father's death, had cost  ���Ihe life of tlie mother, insisted on seuci-  in- Rose to rest and sat by Vynie's side-  "Xuisev," whispered the child, "come  clo��e    Will vou do what 1 say V* ���  ������Anvthitur. mv precious," said the old  v>.nn:in. holding the hot little bands in  her smooth, withered palms.  "Well, kneel down and tell God I shall  if I don't have'"the ni-htinsnic. Ood  atH-nd to you because you always  ������-.���member to say yciir prayers. I forj-'et  initio Mimelinie,-, even when I'm isnt very  -icenv.' Oli,, niii-wy. ���! shall- nc-v.-r be  ire.    Do tell  Ood  I'll about  ��� '��� ���' n ���  I  die  wi  im,'  of l  -a I  road,   a   clatter,, a  the butehor was  reining  vnrds  down   the   road  and  looking  back  i.ve'r his blue shoulder at a heap ot.scar-  let ��� and , brown   that   now   had   crimson  mkod with it. and over which a gul m a  blue gown aud a mini in a gray suit were,  bending-' ��� ,  .,  "iler leg is broken. Thoy have set it.  It will be" months lie Core she can, walk.  JUiit thev say she will be all right again  then."   ... ,     ���     ,  The two were standing at the gale  fi'-niu, but now there was no fresh rose  ii7 her face, and in his' eyes no light- of  '"������Uv'poor dear,",he said, and she did���sea..-  inn   resent  his  words,   'let me "do .anything 1 can.    Forget all that folly of this  :n..riling,and let me help my  poor little  Vvnie.'"        " -   ,    , .  -! %vin_vou shall." she said, looking  i?t Vnn through swollen cyel'ids red with  wt-i'piii!!, "but there is nothing any one  i-mi do. Ft is horrible. When I told her  -he would have lo lie still for a. time, she  tried to smile, and then she said: Don t  cry Rissv. I will be as good as gold  And then.she said, she would sleep all,  (lav and lie awake at night to hear the  nightingale.     She   has   never   heard   it  VI'l.   ' ', ,.14.  lie remembered bow he had listened to  the nightingale in the copse behind her  house on many a summer night when he  had walked lonely in the fields u> see  her light in tho window and her shaoow  on the blind, and he sighed and said:  "The nightingales are singing bravely  in Uic'wood beyond the station. c I'm  glad she has thought of something that  pleases her, poor darling."' _  Vvnie lving still ��� and rigid in her  splints, with wide open eyes, watched  the dav die. Then the 1-ainp was hgntcd.  and presently that in its.turn gave place  to the yellow glow of the niyht light and  the great shadows it cast.  "Are you asleep, Sissy,"my.ownV" said  the little voice. ���  "No, my darling-" Rose bent over^lho  bed. "Does it want anything'.';_ Will a  have some milk���nice fizzy milk'?''  -No���ves, but 1 want to hear the  Sissv.     Why doesn't he  1k-  h'epy.'  sleeps   any  '"The old woman knelt by the bedside  and with a failh simple as bi-ai.tiftitjis  the child's own "told Ood all about it.  The dusk was deepening- The child  lav with cheeks'.scarlet against tho white  pillows and shining "eyes fixed on the  Mowlv darkening squares of the window.  She moaned with pain and the misery of  sleeplessness.    ,��� ' ' '   ,       ���  -Open the window, nursey/ my dear,  she said  sol'tlv  when  the  night  had  almost   fallen.'   "I   thiuk   1   heard   something." " . .    " . '        .  ���When  the window  was opened,  \ ynie  held her breath.and listened to a silence  thai  after a   moment   was  softly  broken  bv two or three mellow notes.  '"Is i(-o!i. is it 7    Nursey-nui'sey - ,  '���Ifs ihe. nightingale right enough, my  pet '"saTo" ihe old Woman as Hose crept  into the i-bom"likc a ghost in her white  die---?-ii)g gown. '    _  "Oli. Sissv, mv own! It is���it is! (mil s  not forgotten mo. He's going to let me  vo to sleep, and I shall hear the nightingale oven when I'm asleep.    f^itenJ  Again   the   full   notes  pierced   Die  soil  darkness. ' ��� n . '      '  Hose gathered her little sister m her  arms, and together they listened���Vyme  to the song of the nightingale and Hose  with a fall htart to, the breathing, grad-  unllv more even aud 'tran<]iiil, of the ht-  tio child she held against her bosom.  "She's asleep," said the nurse softly.  ' ,'i won't move." whispered liose. "I'll  stay herke. Oh. thank God. thank God.!  " -'l;om came every day to inquire, and it  :rv=I-tsse thar lie-grew paler and  Ih'umer in this anxious time, and every  night the notes of the nightingule' sound-  ed from Ihe dark wood���through nights  radian I with cleat* moonlight and through  the black darkness of night wild with  wind and rain. And Vyme grew slron-  ���������c-r and ale and drank and played donu-  nos ami was, on the highroad-to^ well  being once mote.  Then came a night when the nightin-  le did not sing.    Yynie did not miss it;  -\nd on  get  [lO'-riblv  .lea:-, dear"��� .  ,  Tom did not give the Promise  (hd what was bftti'i'.    Hegocun.  vTh-n he f'-r-t saw A yme. now v.-iu.iu���  she .said,  "Sissy  , 1  ,���d was so busy taking care of  that'he hadn't  time to  holherwith  nightingale.  -And. do you know,  says he  never sang after you  got  ill. , I  Euilv1 ^Min'gales'lhat   wouldn't   do  h ��� *, igiml    The nightingale sang very  ���oh-,    hough,   when  he  was   .mule  to  Onlv  I  thought after a bit be seemed a  '"P.M-haS-he caught a cold," said Ton,  "Some of the nights were very we .  ������Perhaps be did-like you, yon know,  ,,i, Yvu e cheerfully- "Well, he was a  ���e, .-ht"- ni-.ditingale. But if he had a  cold r hope he had some one as nice as  nulley -md sister, to look after him, hke  thev did you."  -I  think he had," said Tom  ������Vnvwav. I shall always love him,  ovoii "if he was naugdity, because lie  helped me to get well." . s, i,,  -It would make him very happy if he  lenew that." '  ' *'0o you think he does know.'  -Yes* 1  think so." . .'  "Well whether' or no," said \ ynie,  eomforiablv, "I'll go out in the, wood ami  tell him..all about it iMie sings m that  wood tievt year.," .  p.iit the nightingale never sang in that  d again.���Collier's Weekly.  | A CONFLICT  ���  ���  �� " BY ^  g RODRIGDES OTTOLENGUI,��)  ���a       Author of "An Artist In       ^  H Crime." #  room and has not been seen B,m-e.f  "Y��. h�� 'puf1.^0 'th \U   is  it  "Xever   uimd   that.          - t)l.^wivd  room     viUCiJ  the   same  he mil  1    thill.        ^'-"   *  llc-    m.-ciliJiei  ^heii be slept   here on tbe ni.n-   after  the murder  " Ves.  unclt-'s   son,' 1  rOOlll." .,  /-.f  ,.niir��t: It  as deal   ��s da-. ,  .nv3lei.|ollsS ,luSs^.  this   iriiin's   loom  iJun-'.^S'' -5a1 by  Thhikliis   that   he   wuu   my  -ave   him     m.V   uncles  ���������������������������^���^������������������������������^  !ileht Bun-ows neard invst-  He   came   down   lntu  ,l"d touniltt,l,t nlrhY'to  ask  him   -h-"'-  all   nl��-niallh0UBh hfc did not  wo-ii i  The Manufacture of Sonii.  In the production of tlie well '.mown.  Ft.'dish hard soaps of high repute the  inannfacturers use hard animal or vege-  tthle fats and weak solulionseof soda.  Hiese being generally boiled together until the thin paste is saponihed. when the  'soap and the glycerin remain suspended  ,]��� the water, ".and they are next separated hv brine or common salt, in which  soap i-. 'not soluble. Any excess of alkali,  nil the glvcerin and the water combine  with the salt and so throw the soap up,  (o the top in a granulated mass. The  spent Ive containing tho glycerin Is withdrawn'through a tap placed at the bottom of the boiler, and' the soap curd,  after being melted, may be run direct  into wooden or iron frames to cool and  harden, or it may be further treated with  alkali and .again salted and melted.  Worse  Tlinn  Poverty.  she slept so sound o' nights now. And on  that night followed a. day when Tom did  not come, and then' another day and another. Hose missed him miserably  ihe  first day she  was angry  his  on  Ou  ab-  the  at  senee:   on   the   second,   anxious;  third she sent the old nurse to see whether he was ill.  ������You'd   best  go   round,"   said   the  old  when  she  came   back   from   her  "He's   more   than   ill.     1'neu-  soineth'mg. and he keeps asking  Go   yon.     I'll' stay  " You   shall   see."  Hi a short time the bell-boy returned,  -md viith him the messenger. -Mr.  Barnes took a piece of paper and wrote  as follows :���  ���^end me your best shadow.   Important.  hen BARNES.  Placing this in'an envelop--*, he sealed it and addressed it to tlie inspector  whom he had seen at Police headquarters. Handing" it to the messenger. In-  said : ���  "Deliver that as quh-kly as .possible.  Here is an extra quarter for yourself."  He then pat down and commenced to  read a newspaper., The woman said  nothing for a time, but at the end of  half an hour, during which ilv lm-  leriurbable detective had not raised his  eyes from his, pnper. she-jumped up,  walked to the window and stood loolc-  -^n" out. Mr. Barnes may not have  seen her move, so little notice did he  seem'to' take. . After a few minutes  at the window she, went in tlu- direction of the doorl but apparently with  no special object in view. "Suddenly,  with the agility of a cat. she made  !L dart for the-knob and grasped H.  SOU the detective made no sign. She  turned the knob, and gave the door  a 'pull but it did not open as she had  expected, -and after a fftw futile attempts she turned on Mr. Barnes like  a fury j .,,,_, .-.���: i-  '" How dare you look my duor ?"  " Js  it locked '.'"' ��� ,,  "Of course it is. and you locked it.  ���' You  are  mistaken."  .  " How is it  fastened  then ?"  " 1'ou said  It is locked, did you not.'  1 have not examined it."  '"How did it set locked ?"    ���  '" Since you ar,e so anxious to know, .1  will be more amiable than you and tell  you.     1 asked the  bellboy to turn the  key   on' the'outside."  <  <��� Why  did you  do .that ?" ���    ,  ' " I did not y.-ish to lose your pleasant  company until the arrival of my  friend, "for whom I have sent. Ah,.  there's his knock '." Going to the door  he said, "Turn the key and come in.' .  The lock shot back, and a man entered. Addressing" Mr. Barnes,, he  said : ���   , ���,  " 1   am   No.   5G." ���  V A shadow ?"  "A   shadow."  "What is the meaning- of this impertinence '.'" said the woman, in a  rage, but neither of the men appeared  to notice her. Mr. Barnes continr.-d :  , " Look at this woman well. 1 will  expect you lo know where she is when  I ask you for her. Do you under-  "stand ?" '  -" I   do."  " Good-morning." NTo. 56 left the  apartment.  " Now perhaps you will explain what  this  means."  " I was about lo do so. Understand  that if vou make any attempt id leave  the city that man  will  prevent  it. You  his   dc _  dc stand ���'  ::'lt��L very simple! There is a secret  .,,,��. ��� ...en. -" Gils house, and the n.ur-  Zrev  is   at this   moment  co. cealed   m  "���'���' V secret room ' It ��'s impossible !"  ' "tnvthmg itlM i�� iiiii.ossi.-l.". V'����  mean ' This is nut the dav of i.'-'-aclej-.  an��i a man cannot dlsaPbea-,. in this  wav in broad dayli^h1- ,  "But how will you find it, If it ex-  U.Vt   will   be  ctiiv   enough   to  if -wc know that it is In existence  ihi��' first  j late,   there  must   be   ���<���  , t from  that, room   in   which  'our uncle ,lei-l.        t.'ume.  we  will go ^  find it  Tn  a-way  must  be  more   explicit.     7nr.IM  will   be  as  well   to  zivc* a, il-.litlll,r,P  criint of the ssi-quence of strai  in my life.  "At the outset let in<- -.<iv ).|1(i  name is 'John Lewin. but .^ ,j' " '  also the name .Uiidet- v. hi, i. | . '"-  passed since the tragedy i,| >-,..",,  nlyht. I "'A HI add that I ��i��� tli-" i, ;  wl.u i.-* supposed to bL* iu..aj *���,?'  corpse is that of Walter Mary-l .'r':  uncl^ of the young man at j)i,-**-r,i ���"'  eu.-ed of my murder. 1 will ,���jV, *;;  back to my youth and relate th... ^ c'  In  the order of  th'-n   oi-euiri-m.-    ,'   b  ������ I was born ln Klchiiioiuj, ya  'my family was arl��tuciatie. ot ,' f*  when Uif civil war begun om >y���ir/  tines were all wil'h the ��fees--<-i0j|1jf  Mv father ent-_-red the C'onf.-<i,.,al,_. ';  vice, and soon, by his gallant) v., \^  cnstinctlon, bVing advane,.,.( ��,.,^ ���  tiinc-*.-. on the field until at li-n^), j  had reached the position of i olom-i j.  \w-j.--. dining bis absence with hi.-, ,,.,,'  'ni'-nt that, in the hitter imu u{ ,.=','  s-'iiu* prisoners of war were inIJ11(,r",  into Kiehmond. Some of thcx- .,^',  wounded and sent to the hospital.,, j;  Is a curious fact that, bowevtr tae.;  men may be in battle to desuoy ri'���  'otiu-r. after the fight is over th*;v ���,,;  pear l��> be just as anxious to s��\��.'.t  livua of those who may ��� yd i,ttVe'j  ilmri-rliic auaik. w Ithin their vuiut,  "i  "!<SS  ��� <m  HS3BS  m  M  UTofiether liher went to tho room, and  AH- Bariu-s looked about for tome si*,n  that would- suide him *^\*l[���  i-eusonlnB for a moment, as Huiioft.-.  hod    done    at  the   lii.plng    holism,  he  h" J "have   it.      I   will   KO   stralRht   to  It     Burrows   hei.rd    this   man  secret   apartment,   and   Burrows  upstairs;  so,1  of   which   we   aro  To be continued.  -M A H! "ECOR E LLl.  woman  mission,  nionia or  I'm*   you.  with the  child He's got no one with him hut his  landlady, a feckless body, If ever there  was one'.   Go now, my lamb."  So Rose went.  I lis lace showed ghastly in Ihe frame  of his disordered hair and of a three days  beard. ' , .    ,  She came to hini and took his nands.  "That woman says I'm dying," he whispered, -but Vynie's all right, isn't she'.'"  "Yes, ves; but .what have you been doing".' Oh, Tom, 'it isn't my fault, is it,  Tom?     1   didn't   drive   you   into   folly.'  'lecti   out  all  nightingale,  inn?    Isn't it late7" ,  "Ves, mv .sweetheart, but perhaps the  nightingale's got such a pretty home, in  the warm country where he lives, that  he can't make up his miudto coine bete.'  "Oh. Sissy, ho must come! 1 .can't he  still all the time unless he comes! Do  please ask God to tell the nightingale  how Lutdlv I want him. And. Sissy, put  out the iight. 1'ei'haps he doesn't like  to sing till he's sure I'm in bed, and he  couldn't know I've got broken, could he.'  '���'Nii,' mv precious, no. ���..Try;. to go to  sleep, a.mf Sissy will wake you if he be-  ���gins, to sing." ,, ���   v  But   Vvnie   could   not   sl-*ep,   and   by  ������"mo-ruins the fever was high;   She talked  and moaned-and laughed, but always her  crv  was for the.nightitigale. :  '".Master Tom, miss,' to inquire.".  Rose went down, trembling with  waul  of sleep, haggard with anxiety. She look  the-great, basket of roses her friend had  brought,   and,   holding   it,  told   him   how  the night had passed.    "They were smg-  like mad 'down  by  the  station,    he  That  nighl-  woman   says   ..  .lu._t.vory night since Yynie s been ill.  Sav ii wasn't my doing."  "It  was for Yynir*," he said.    'I   was  dear.      Don't   you   re  in the  was  ui sure that the place  In HC-arch Is above,  Now what- Is its exact location V ' It  n,u*u b�� accessible to thip room, and  vet the room whlch0Burrows occupied  Is as larpe as this. Now observe that  the closet in th* corner prolects ou'  into the hall. In your room there is  a similar closet. On thl�� floor, in th**  hall,, between these two projections  for the closets. Is the little pas.sap  ka'dfng'irom the. main hall into ins;  dining-room. I have noticed that upstairs there are no closets ant. ot  i torse, no such I a.^ageway,- 1 hc*re-  foi-/�� the snace occupied by them below indi.-at*3 v.'hei.j th* secret room  is' to  be   lound on   the next ,Moor.  '- But how shall v. e get  in '.'"  ���* I think it will be difficult for you  to do so. for T expect that the entrance  is throuel. the tellins of the closet, Sri  this  room. '   I  will   now look.'  Mr I'.arnes opened the- closet door,  and then started back as he saw tho*  great mastiff 'lying: on the Iloor within The dog- arose and went up ,to  Vh-ginia, whining pitifully. Then he  went back into the closet, raised hun-  pelf ujx.n his hind legs, .rested his  fcrc-i-av.s against the wall of the  closet, and with head upturned, howled in a horribly suggestive manner.  ������ Dr. vou see," said Mr. Barnes, ' th*J  brute knows that there is something  ��i*nnB up there?" Viiglnla coaxvd  the dog away from the closet.' and the  defective stood pn a chair and ex-:  amii.ed the ceiling- Tn a moment h-_  announced :��� ��        -,0������.-,  "I have.lt. Here is the trapdoor  A=uilr.ute later-h-- bad drawn himself  up through the aia-rture and dlJ'ap-  pc-ared. Very soon, liowever. Iip rt-  turned. and as he dropped to tlie booi,  he  said :��� , .* , , .      T  -He iri unthere-deacY! Bui^ldc I  st-sppct. You must go at, once for  the squire. Tardon my not doing sn.  bt't I have a vcurnn for xvtamlnK to  remain with the body "until U be turned over to the coroner." ���  ��� Virginia gladly hurried awa> upon  errand   which   she  knew . piomlb*.a  'IliN   Miu-vi'llou*    M'rittT   1.*   of   Vr,,,;  lilrtlj.   liut  I*   .1ccr��*illti.'il   to l.n^l'j,  _ --lu-ill    itliil   Very    I till.  m  ?*S3i'��  mm  m  the   nightingale,  bow I nsvnl to call the robins tor  It was a silly little  I could do for the  And 'U did do her good.    You said  nienuiet'  yon  in  the  winter.  t'nitiL'.   but it  was al  dear,  so.  'I  staid in "that wood all  night? You "unit a ted the  nil  the   wind   and   rain"  lie turned aside his head exhausted.  Rose's eves  were" full  of  lea.s.      -\on  "    night,   every  nigiitingalojn  And   now"���  She bad crouclteit'by the bed, aud laying  '       '.ead ou her hands she sobbed ..loud.  !.������!.,. -..m   i'..eblv."it  was noth  to   please   the  her  ������l.un't," he. said feebly;; "it was noth  ing,  child.*  She HI'  lust   a   little   thing  led her face, flushed and distort-  cu   uv   ..or  violent  weeping,   and  laid  .  Sntlv  against hi^.    He put up a teel.le  bamfand touched her neck.       ��� '      ,-  "You're' sorry   for me,"   he   ^hispeiui.  be     I   eau't  even  be   uu-  ���dn't  m-  "You, nee  ha ppy after  this.'- Your "face���your- dear  "Yon poor, little ragged hoy!"  "G'wan now.    De foist t.'ing I kiirm  you'll be.kissin me. "���New York Journal.   Who Is tbe TurlcT  The word Turk was for several centuries  taken in a religious sonso as synonymous  with Mohammedan. Thus in Bosnia,  where in tho fifteenth century many Slavs  wore converted to Mohammedanism, their  descendants are still known as Turks,  especially where they nso tho lurkish  speech in their religion. Obviously in  this case no Turkish blood need flow in  their veins.. It is tho religion of Islam,  noting in this way, which has served to  keep the Turks as distinct from tho blavs  unci Greeks as tliey aro today.  Freeman has drawn an instructive comparison in this connection between^ the  fate of tho Bulgars, who aro merely hlav-  onized Finns, and the Turks, who have  steadily resisted all attempts at assimilation. Tho first came, ho says, as mere  heathen savages (who) could be Christianized, Kuropcaulxod, assimilated, because  no antipathy save that of race and speech  had to bo overcome. The Turks, in contradistinction, came "burdened with the  half truth of Islam, with tho half civilization of the cast." By the aid of these,  especially the former, tho Turk has been  enabled to maintain an independent exist-  i'enco as "an unnatural excrescence on  j this corner of  Europe���Popular  Scionco  I Monthly.   The Hoy* "Won.  At a recent election in Kays City.  Kan ' a ticket composed of hoys was*  run against the old men, and the hoys  won out in a canter. Fred llaftamier,  the mayor, is barely 31. and only one  of the councilman... is older than ,r��J.  HiifTainie'r was born ,on.'the town site.  Two of the couucilmen were privates in  the TwentY-first Kansas.;  an  the  speedv  relea.se of her lover.  ing   the place   iui   -�����"=   i....-   -���-���--  had   opened   the   skylight,   which   was  the only means of ventilation and light  plainly suggested  suicide.      I his point  being   settled,   he   examined   the  otlici  Be saw the great mastiff lying on the float  wiUiin.  ��������� A livin" ��� mind in a dead "body." is the way paralysis is' described:     Next to death  itself paralysis is'most to be dreaded.    And yet many people who have nervous disorders,  hich'are leading directly to paralysis, lose sightof the terrible ending ^^��,^  Overwork worry, irregular habits, :or excessive alcoholic .or sexual   mdulgcncc., arc  among the causes of this disease.   The first symptoms are  nervousness, sleeplessness,  ?   tabih"      loss of  appetite, memory, and   business capacity, lack of ^confidence, gloomy  '    o ebodi,^s and despondency, headache and general weakness of the body.    When these  symptom^ appear  you  can   be,,sure that the nerves are exhausted, and unless quickly  restored will, ultimately become paralyzed.  Restores and revitalizes the nerve cells and positively prevents paralysis and nervous prostration.   Through the nervous system it tones and invigorates the whole body and nils it.  with new life and vitality. [. r-,..  ru^,'*  For female weakness and the pains and irregularities peculiar to women Dr. Chase s  Nerve Food -ia. of untold value.     It is the world's greatest restorative.  Fifty cent a box, at all dealers, or Edmanson, Bates & Co.,  loronto.  may change boarding places as often  as .you please, but remain in the city.  That is all. Oood-mornlng." Before  she could say a word he had gone.  Jlr. Barnes went directly to the  Grand Central railroad depot, and  started for Lee, where he arrived early on the following morning. Reaching  the farm, he found Virginia in the parlour.. She advanced to mei.'t hini with  a cordial  greeting.  " I   am   so   relieved   to  see   you   back  again.      What newj haw you '.'"  " 1   have  dl3Coveied   the  murderer."  " Vou  have ? Who Is he ? Tell me at  once."  "It   is   the  man   who   has  passed   as  your cousin."  " Mv  uncle's son '!"  " Xo, -not   your   uncle's   son.   though  that   is   what   he     called    himself.       L  must find him at once.      Where is he?"  " He has jjone." .     ' .  " Gone ! Gone where ?. 1 will follow  him to the end of the earth..'- He .shall  not.escape me. "Where .has he gone?"  "We do not know. I, told you, ,'when  I last saw you, that he would pass  the night at tlie. squire's, but it seems  .'.hat he must have retired- to' his room  after the funeral, for he was here at  breakfast."  " Well'? Go on ! Go on 1" The detective was impatient.' ;  "After breakfast he airain wont to  his room. ' We saw nothing more of,  him until dinner, time. Then I went  In to call him, but he was, not there.  He has not been seen since."  " Perhaps he went to .the squire's."  " I went over to see Alice this morning and learned' that ifo,.one had seen  'him  since  the  funeral."  "Too late ! Too late after all my  trouble !" moaned the detective. He  leaned'his head on his hands and seemed almost, about to. weep. Virginia  did not know w.hat to, say to him; so  thinking it best to leave him to him-  Helf '.she noiselessly left the room. Mr,  l?arnes- remained in one position for  fully I'm minutes, but ' suddenly he  Jumped up and seemed all'animation  acain.  "Miss Lewis; Miss Lewis !" he cried,  in great excitement. At the sound of  his vuici .Virginia came hurrying in  and was astonished'at..the change In  his demeanour.  " Miss Lewis," said he, speaking  rapidly, "you say that he went to hla  CHArTER XVII.  THE CONFESSION.  A. soon as Virginia had ��^a^1"[:  Barnes re-entered the secret chau 1. ,  passing, aa before, through the t-nhnti  ^H^fi^ndeavourwastolea^nlmw  this man had taken his lite. I his was  not difr.eult. A small charcoal furnace  and the strong" odour of gas permeat-  the place for some'time after he  had opened the skylight, which was  the  pla  things Tying about. These were necessarily few. a-s the place was very  small. The only articles of furniture  were a table and a chair, unless account  be taken of a small closet nailed  asalnst the wall, iu which was a stock,-,  of provisiois. He also found a suit  "of clothes. Mr. Barnes nondercd over  this for a few minutes, and then the  kit a occurred to him that it was to  bring these, the gurments which Lewis  had'worn on the night'of the crime,  and for which. It .will be remember.-d,  Bun-own had searched In vain, that the  man hud entered the secret room on the  night when Burrows was disturbed by  his movements.  Jt will also be recalled  to mind that  the   younger     detective   had   a   theory  ivhlch would in a measure be substantiated   if  these  were   found   tn ' be  per-  foiated by a bullet, as that would tend  to   shew   that 'the   deceased   had   been  shot    that he  had  then  undressed  and  retired   to   his     bed.     to   be   afterward  awake).ed and killed by a second shot.  t.Miv    names    examined    thci-o    articles  with  interest.      If there were any bullet hole, it would not lit  his own theory  of   th<*   i a��e.       It   was   therefnri*    wlt'i  much   satisfaction   that   he  mwii  determined  that  there wa-s mme.      Next   he  turned over the papers with  v. lib  i  the  table  was  littered, and  soon  an ejaculation  of surprise and  pleas-ure  attested   the  fact   that  he had. made an .important     discovery.       He   held   In   his.  hand   a. bundle of��� manuscript 'bearing  the1 ominous heading, "My Confession,"  followed     by .'.'-'the.    words,    ,-���". Kor   Mr.  Barnes, Should he llrid this first."  . .With   impatience    and   curiositv   Mi'.  Barnes sat on. the one chair and read  the   followlhgyicccasionally   c-rnitthn?  a  grunt    of  satiiifa'cllon'    a.s...point  after,  point,   in ��� the mystery     wa.s'.'ex'plalned.  arid   all  fitted  in   with'his  own ,theory  of  the  crime.      The, confession  is here  given  verbatim :---'  " After. year's of preparation I find  that my plans have 'miscarried;. However,'! am a fatalist, and therefore bow  to the Inevitable. I have been bitterly  wronged, but in some ; degree I have  had a revenge. Now I ;im forced. by  the Immutable laws',of ' circumstaru.'e  to choose between'��� n-.y own mise'rable;  life and that ��� of. her win: m t love' inosl  dearly, antl'l do tint hesltato to Ha.cri-  flce myself that, she may live and be  happy, even though it. be In the anus  of a man whom I should like to Kiind  beneath my heel. Yet what has be  done to me ? Nolblutr ! lie Is one of  the same family, as Ihe villain who  wrecked and desli'uy.'d the mv of n.y  dearly, beloved sister.' 'UcvoikI lhat  there Is'nothing. Strange 'thai mother  and daug'lifer shoniil both luve the  ���nunc* name! It is the llngei- -of fate,  and yet there are many wlio scolT at  the Idea, of pi-odosLinalion. lJ,ui as I  wisli to be understood, by tin: one who  may Hnd this paper, and that orie 1  am   confident   will   be   Mr.     Barnes    I  "   Marie (."ori'lli   is   ihu   most hit, r,-:i:  (Igure in i he literary   world.    .Marv,^,  stoi-k'S aie told   of   her birth aud [iJr!  i age; but. as a matter  of fact, ->in*  b 0  j Itnlianof the Venetian type.    "  ������   She   tv.'v-i* adopted, when   very yvnj  by Dr. Charles Mivckay, tho   -uift'or. t;>  at. hi- death she Was left in the mui.-,!,.-.-,  sliip,of Dr. Mackay's stepson,'   l*>j. ,vlV  ,1-iay, tho poet.  J;i .-uch congenial surround hi'.'-. 'A-.r.i  Corelli grew up to- womanho.ii wil'.n  strung iii.-.blnct for musio. Sh<' w.^gr.-i  it thorough' musical educatiun, n��A ,:,  intended to devote her life to it. l/ti C  of a .sudden ,s'hu had a desire *.o wr:.%  and .co started out upon "A Kuimini'*..: |||__  'Twu World-i," She 'eoinpltiUtl itm W i^  before Khe was i>0 ywirs old.   ' ' k''"1jM  Its Instantaneous hticoe-w (-a\�� ln.*n  position in the literary world; and >i  ii.'iL". since devoted herself to lii;'n���7  'work, ^ha keeps house on Ixingi-'riJ;..  Ktmd, J^ondon, and is the jiiistr.*.-;_c!i  verv nice hrownstono man.-ioii vara  tyjilcal small Ijackyard upon whU.h-.ir  .windows ot her study look.  Marie. Corelli is .small, slight .and vs  delicate. Her hair i-i gold, her eye* '���  and her*completion tin* purest pink  white. When you tell her that you *j  po-ed all Italians we.ro dark, she '���*  remind you that the Venetian i;.';*-���  fair..) ��� '  Hor coloring is so delicate, yet so l-.'.i  that she might be, a China ligure \>M'  for a shop window. Her hamU  specially beautiful. They aro small t  }icrf.-:"ct*in shape, and in talking sh.* t  them constantly.  Marie Corel if is  n   woman   or   hit-;  nervous forcoaud marvellous lmagln.tb  Tho   warm   southern    blood    is    in  veins, giving   her   that   peculiar cn-at  iwvfiir   which -can   only   belong _ to  troplc-s.    Shu   is a painter,    a   wrib-r  ,i\ iiiusiei.'iii.  pattiiiff the   art   of nil ia.-t|  in her literarv work.  ,    When at homo, which is nearly   all  veai*, the authoress   is always exqul.iit   j  dressed,    her    favorite  colors ix-liu:   ja;  blue and white.    She   dresses   frooti-'iit I  in   a   Wattciu   gown ' of  tuniuols*; ������ -g|  sjitin, profusoly trlnnned   with   beauti   g*|  lacu.    She' works constantly and N n.'i*."  happier than wheii at her desk. p^_  Although'  a   great   lion    in Lom'.u iMm  l-l  HR  11  'H  literary world, Marie Corelli goes out b.  little, and then   only   to   vi-dc   thi!u;o]  or an exhibition of paintings.    Slie i<-!  voted to the work of her stepbrothercl  .��  cc.  Violinist," fot-.Krio Mtickay is   a po-''- **^p  no mean worth. -"***  It, is a m  Corel li thti  countries of which sho  writes,  never   seen   the  Sun when she  wroti; "Thelnm," -���l)1"Ji;f,^  she   nnv   worldlv   expiu ienco   when    f^^M  penn.-d" that ma'rvellously worldly l'---1'-^  "Vendetta " RMfe    i$$m  ,    fLM  ���V  you3^p��  finds no greater joy tha'n in   pr^i^in;!-J  celebrated work,    "The   Lovo Ltu-r-i ��-��|  " fot-.Krio Mtickay is   a p^'-H  worth. j. t^jbb  marvellous   thing   about   ���M":-?J'��^  at   she   has   never   vNired   t'^|������  Sin'  Land   of   tho Mii"mi:|41  was not much more   than *!J||^||s|  in who, like other  people v^Sfi  Itlliiml'it   >b'l-;li   Iliib1  There, once lived in Vermont  mall who  witt'-tl, bii- , .  ing in iiitolligence, always desired to |  What other and more gifted iK-ople __  In tho town wh?re he. ran Ids umhi.' f^-%  career, "Jiildad's sleigh ride", i-"* ^I4-\f  svnonym for an enterprise that, ih'j*-f^*'  largely on tho resources of others.  inter tho Fleighmg was goo'  &'t--|  ihirlK'  ������   U>  ..... i"-^  do 'drl  ���oiiiil. tal  One wbiui-L- urn, rn-in��mp y  all the young swains were taklnc '^  young lady friends to ride. Uildii'l '^  "iniprossed with the desirability ��.,!' .';������',;  S/.ing an expedition on his own nc^'j  but, ho had no rig and no money '-���" ,r  one. with.  Ncverthi'loH-s he came one aftci'io" ^  a worthy young lady of hl-i nei^'hi'H <  and a-dvrd her   to go   sloigh-ridiiu'  him that, evening.  "But Blldad." she said; "you   In" -  got. nnv horse. ". ,  "John Miles, bo's promised to l>'!"  hls'n."  "Why, John hasn't got   any  ."Bote   Corliss    goin'    to. 1��*|  hisn."    ."'���'..  "What   aro   you   going   to  sleigh,;-*"-    ^^;  "Mrs.    Beals,    sho   said   1  .her'n.", ������'.���'. ���      ."' , :. jit , -s  "You   can't   go   sleighing   wiU>^ |    M  string of bells." .    ���  "Nathan Page, lib says I   kin.*'1'  string." ' ."'     ;.- '  , ,  " Vqu'vo gob to have a butbdo roi ������  "John Cui-rler,   lie i stiid   he d;  J''^  lives I'd have bis old oilo, an' ]��> ^  kin ctifc a whip niostdf." i ������ tH  Tho   young   lady said   that u" ', )i(  clrcumstnnces sho gueiiscd he Ju"..|,  to borrow somo other girl.    J ,11''^u  in his search .for a partner uut    '��� '^  ally found one, and wont on ' tim-  ride in fine stylo. |jj|J'  Some ytMirs after thlaoor-urren'" ^j  came late to an engagement  to <i  of work, and was ��� asked   tho   n'-'  his tardlnert.s. ..jiilrli  "Huh!" ho linswored W�� ';,!,'  I've, been gettin* married !>���- '',,.,���  "Mai-rled! vou, Jiildud !..��������/��� J ���  >s * W'  stijiporti youself!"  "Wull'" said Bildad, '  support invsuli'.    and   1  to help some!"  1 o ti  thiol*: ���-  ,1    1,.<-  nt.y'"  iu oW  An   <��<|il   S. M   '������.*  ��"���  ���"���      ,.,,^,.3, ��'  A ohiirch in London ntlH   ���Tp'thn P"r  nco.iio orlgintilly givm t.) L ^ ^  pose of buying fa.tfgol.s for  tlos.:  NrtS  \  MW<  (tlSCUUIUfi'- THE  MOYIE LEADER.  MOYTE,   ii.    C.  Mb  KSj  lifl  warn  MM  Mm  Tivo Diiii-rerfcas Trades.  File cutting anil {.'Lisa polishing are  the two trades in which the' operative*  are constantly snbjcvtod to the slow and  gtealthy growth of industrial disease.  Tlio danger in- their case is even more  alarming than in those which have been  previously dealt with, as the power  which daily'menaces them is that most  pernicious, and treacherous evil, lead  poisoning. In the case of file cutters  tho mischief is contained in tho bed  upon which the filo is placed for cnt-  tiii.r Thin i-s composed of metallic lead,  for!* although other aubf-tances have  been tried, it is declared that none of  lheni give tho desired amount of ro-  fcijt<ince without rcsilieuco obtained by  ii lend bed.  Glass polishing is dangerous in that  the powder with which tbe edges of cut  (���Inns are treated contains, CO to 70 per  cent of oxide of lead. , Hero, again, the  buna- i-cmcdii-H aro demanded, and for-  tuiiiili'ly they are not't-o diflicnlt of attainment.   In both these cases tlie poison  j in i  >*is!  .'I',,  Ho'  -5:i in  ~.:s *  rllifr-  ��� M*^  Mies its vicLiins.with a malice as ro-  Jent I ���.*-;-' its it isappalling, which kills or  ^niiiiii.s as h-nrcly lis dues   any explosion  *^\Jt accident   by violence. ��� Kortnightly  "HeVleW ���     ���  ',)"-"f'  .udik  iii'rsiT  ;i)riii|'.  *ss oh 1  AVltbil  i.iclill'B  I.vSI-.QliALJ^KH  ���-Mr.    Thos     Blunt,  if'J'iendiii.iga.   Out ,   write.-:    **l   haw  to  fthunk Vl.ii lor rocoininending Br Thomas'  ��- JKclcciric Oil   for   bkediny   1i|l.!,.    I Was  'JSmroubh'd   with   them    for   nearly   fifteen  ���** - sSyeftiv    ����d    trU,(1    nlmo-st   everything   I  J [could   hear or  think   of.    Some of, them  ���would give in.* temporary relief, but none  *,,(*T3fwould elfcct a'cure.   L have now bee ft free  rafo&froiu the distrc.-.i.DK complaint for nearly  "������"-flKeiK'--*'**"   uiontli**.    1 hope you will   con-  Itluue to recommend ,it."  .Majulela un  Outdone,   -  ^"���4fc3KjTliv<iJi'h ofti*n ifio wi/ai.!.-' I ���run; wun hes  and  hzard.s  All titan liil l!lllo>:et)t hat, ''  iihl'id.- '���* "'���nation"' troai Bans, gay nation,  yiati-jjat.-i the blush to all tli-.it  Fruiii it arises u host ot aiirpri*-e.i,  Abo a bill thiit is due,  Wast-aiine ruiling-i and feiniainu C2tiaiiing3.  Air of an indi-,'0 blue  '���tS,Bankrupt predictions and poverty fictions.  * la.   .Almshouse forebodings and luiir.*,',  /jp "i'ir*,'o l'loine toinothorl" "Afoolv"    "You'ro  another:"  SoIh and u. dulugo of tears. ,  "J .mug is futilu when husbandsnru brutal,''  "Mi���'ht us ivutl make it an end,"  jU'iilui'iG grows tragi,-;:!, wind up is ni.'e.'lcaL  lllty iiior-o dulluib to tpuiKl.       f  ��� Brooklyn b:fo.  hr  #SMInanl's Liniinenl Cures hums, etc.  ���a ��� -  ��* Slant   llnv��   Ili'twi   mind.  rM    Here  is rat lier  a   good Btory. which  i-aJhas  also* the   merit of   being true     A  /% largo firm in Aberdeen recently engaged  i| as oilke boy a   rawco'nnrry youth.    It  ; J wns part of   his duties to attend   to the  telephone    in    his   master^    absence.  When'first   called   npon   to answer the  tell, in   reply to tlio usual query. "Are  flMYow there\'\ ho l.oddud   assent,    Again  t-    the question^nme and still   again, and  each time the boy gave   an   answering  *     nod.     When  the qticstiru came for the  fourth time, however, tin; boy. losing his  ���} t temper, roared through tho telephone.  sfU     "M"an, a' ve blin'V   I'vo been noduin  $  yoniius  , out l��.  he "!>.������  he ������-.'.-  her d  ish!i;i.i i  i.-rtu.��P  r  \)oj: i  i Mm  red t'  -he 1..  iiiini;,  iiui* !'.  hen -  ly !���.���-  i  "$fuie   beid  nff   fur f  hn-t hanf   'oorl'  "London Mail  Jyl Not  ot   the Ancient' tloler.  ���)����   The art'of compound" n*/ liniments and  slot Ions Is recorded among' the ."inch nts of  many ages   back,   but.   Grifliths" Menthol  f jLhiiment is a decided iinprovoni-nt on  ��� all previous liniments brought before the  Ipublic" It combines the will kiimvn paln-  ^Srt'lievlng   proin.'rtics of Menttiol with tie  J_4jb':st counter irritants known to medical  "' fcoluneo.    irold   by all druggists, 2~> cents.  v   you  iiaivJui  jlo Vi'"  ed to  ple'i  inlii.'  1.-)   stli  <lt',J.n*;  good it*  iur -i^  dmV ��3  J .in*  . jiccoun"  - ���..r.bif,  nun  I'll ui *  nil,  �� J  ,   im  1.1  , l.i l'*  Di'horiiotl   to  Save  lloom.  Down here they s;iw the horns off the  ''wild" nr Texas cat lie- before they ship  flieiii   past     Tim  animals  pack better,  ������^thili'" up less   room in   tho cars, tire not  ���gso lik-ly to injure ono nnothor and look  ' glit'lter to,tlie buyer.  A Texas steer may  jenny just as niuch beef and tallow as a  Imnley cow, but   his   long   horns make  Jshiui look  leaner. '  Texas   cattle   have a  <-j|>nd   reputation,   too,   nnd   when   their  -^lorng "are suwed off   thoy look   as inno-  ||;ent'iiiid hanulesa as a barnyard hoi for  J-f-Iohi  vjlhiurd's Llnimnntriiros Dnudriin.  uirii  iu*  III"   l '     >  10  ll)p  K'elhi'  do  "J,  nOH  ,1    -H11"'  iuin"11 .  ypiM'"'  nn  M'  itf'o  '"���j  -n if3 The     I'lU'limU'r's   I'crll.s.  J| [Tho Boston tilii-lm sni's, "Kims-ton, nyam. is  ��& imine tlmt doesn't rhyme without an cfTort."  ���^l.i't'.- hei; your effort.��� Cleveland Plain Dealer.]  * j;       A*-, honelesi, throuch she :ibili:ibet  ,  i Tudiii   tho rhyme-tii r wii^^les,  ,j^      Stein visiiKcil f:ite Kives w;iy, 1 unesa,  '"'IS 't'o fun anil nil but i;i;,"r;le.s  ^'^1 T<J Hf(!  tilO  "IHH'l"   pjlllll.N /.I'll  ?��& Hy ruiiNton tuul by 1>i''kU*.s.  *%  ���Wat ^'ie dialect 111:111 ii'.ay gXiirt out with  Jj$|�� A linu bcKhuimg "OrB't on  ;;^P A timo then' wii-,"���and ti nd tlio roll  $JH| Of herue*, 1i:im a Dun-.tan,  "^S fll,L 't'-1 !l rot-Icy roml he elimlis  hftim Vi'ho seulcs a rhyniu for Kunston.  do   '"rl  ith hi. f'.ir  Dujoeted pocliistcr.s pnlu  At prosjjeet u!"  I lie " wljmles"  'illey   can't,   -,;i t    on."   ul.ilo   faint���who  ne'i r  O er i aphony now lu^ules���  hs-el ll.e-. ilpuli h.'i- -. 'I oil   liinllHi-.il'!*  t)f Kim-iitin n;i.1 ot  liisgii'^!  l'11-.ii.li tllobo.  ULCKRKURE Heals All Old or jresli Wounds.  \Vou(l��*i*ltil    151 t-cl.  I had   a imrrot onco,"   said   tho  thin  the  eighteenth  , !( jt^l'iiti, "who could..'repeat.  X  hji Chapter   of    .loshtla   through    without  a  ^   '-1Sbi.uk"-  1 had a. parrot once," said tho fat.man.  tS'uho could not speak a word."      ,���  j   lM     Huhl.  That is   nothing.".        ���,'���"���"  ^ ^M   "Wait a miiiuto      Ue could   talk in the  ^-CTltiinb  alphabet to   porfection " ��� IiHlinti-  tljJ|ai>oliH Journtil .       ,,  "ff| T1CSTKD BY T1MM ���In his justly-  I'STOlohrafccd Pills Dr. Parnielco luvs given  vm|�� tho world onoof tho most uiiuiuomodl-  ;]|f|ineH offered to tho pnliliu in la e years.  (^���SP'opared to meet the want for, a'pi"  tf^whioh could bo taken without nnusoa.  f-4f?nd that, would jmrgo without 'pain, it  ,/''fj'ls "lot, all r,(Hilrenu)Ut- in that diroc-  ���iO1". and it is in goneral 11 e not only ho-  U**-?'u,se of these two nuaMfi'P, but because  -WH Is known to pos-ess altoratlvo and cur-  f,ti\c  powors which  place it I Hi the  front  auk of modiolnes. I  A VANCOUVER LADY.  Cured of Asthma After iiifjht years of  Almost Constant Sulfcrijig���Situ fiays  the Absolute* freedom Frmu the  J>i<->easu See.ms Like a Ureuiu ��� C'larlce'B  Kola CompouiKl Cures.  Mrs. J, "Vi'is-J, Mt Pleasant, Vancouver, H. C,  v.-iitf-j; "I have fji-en a f/ient sufferer irom  l.rciiuhial iisihuia f...r th�� past eight years,  inanytinii-shavirjj to sit up nearly all night.  Tlirouali the mlyk'i; of a fi iend *,\hrj had been  euu-dby Clarkfc'-j K0L1 (,'oinpound, I ics^lved  as a lust resort to try it. The first bottle did  not nslicvc me much, but before I had finished  the third bottle, the attacks ceased altogether,  .41 ui during the past Mx months of damp and  '���old y.��alli'-r liav*. not hail a hingle attack. It  hf'.'iiirii-oiiieth iik likeadrcaia to be free from  this wor-t of all di��easi*n alter so' many years of  stWeriiig. J have, frinee. i,iy 'recovery recoin-  iiieiidfd Ihii reinedy to others suffering as I  wai, and Iciiutv laitny others in this city whom  it h.us cured. I oiaisidcr it a marvelous remedy,  nnd would ur-je any periiou .suilerintf from this  (lis(;..(.-c* to try it."  Threr Bottles are. guaranteed to cure, A free  sampli' botileof Claike'.s Kola Uompound will  be tent lo any person who has asthma, mention-  in}-: ibisjiaja-r. Address The Griffiths & Mac-  phersoTi Co , lzl Church Street, Toronto, Ont,  sole Cauadimi A cents.  Clarke'.s Kola Coiiipoundflliowld not be coa-  foiinded Willi the other Kola preparations 011  the i;iarki-t, as this is nhogc'thcr a oifferent  piopiu'.ition, d'-si(.in:itfd ehpccially for the cure  of aslhuia.   All druggists, Price i'i.lM per "ijottle,  y  WEAK   RULERS.  (lie  Tin'}*     IIn\i-     .Selctoiu     Ib-liirdrd  I'roizrvs*  of 11  XiKlnn.  It is a curious fact that huvcrul coii.splcti-  ous examples of nations thriving under  weak rulers an; to bo found in hi>iury.  To begin with, tlio Koniitu empire undoubtedly readied its highest,level of commercial and military prosperity during  tho first *)(i(J years or'so >of tho Christian  tra, ami yet tho majority of it-- rulers during this period displayed very littlu ad-  l:iinj*-ti';iti\e ability, and many of them  were not only weak, but absolutely vicious,  ln thin c.'iie, Jiowevtr, it may bo taken that  Uie acciiuniiatcd energy which had been  growing up for centuries fuinid its last' expression during tho rule of the later cm-'  perors aud that Romu developed rather in  fipiie of tlieni than because ot tb.em.  We have another striking example in  Russia under Ivan ihu Terrible, who wad  undoubt'idly the nio.it unmitigated stivago  that over occupied a European throne.  Vet under him Russia developed in every  way as sho had never, developed before. In  fact, it is not too much to say, that Ivan  tho Terrlhlo made possiblo tho work of  lJeter the Great.  The last century of tho French monarchy saw its throno occupied by men of  small iiliility and generally considerable  vices, whoso alleged greatness��� an, for in-  sra'ueo, Ixiuis XIV���was duo to their ministers and not to themselves. Yet during  "this period Franco undoubtedly became  tho mOM. powerful of tho continental nations.  In English history wo have a striking  example in the reign of tho infamous  Charles II, the greatest scoundrel who  ever sat on the English throne. In his  reign the value of tho mercantile marine  'doubled, tho excise revenue nearly trebled  and, perhaps most 'cKitpient proof of all,  laud round tho great cities more than  trebled in value. .So, too, with tho ilrst  four Goorgiis. They were all weak and  "most vicious, nnd yet it was during tho  period covered by their,reigns the British  nation took its Jliial form and laid tlio  foundation of all its subsoqucnt triumphs  ���Cincinnati Enquirer.  UNCLE  MART AND THE  INJUN.  An   Acllroiuliic-k  Guide's  Tale  of Aboriginal   Unreliability.  "Never hoard tell of my undo, Mart  Moodv?" said, tho grizzled Adirondack  guide" from I.oiig, lake. "Well, Uncle  Mart was about the biggest drunkard and  liar in tho county, but ho was ono of tho  be.-,t hunters in tho state���a regular Ham-  rod, as you say. One timo ho goes up to  my Aunt Minerva, that's hi.s wife, and  savs:  ���' -Minerva, mo and tho Injun, Captain  Sybell, are going out to get some meat.'  'All right,'.says my aunt, 'but bo careful,  Martin, and don't let that heathen steal  'your clothes off your back.' Undo Mart  just laughed and" naid he'd bo back soon;  thev was only goi'n down tho lako a bit,  and ho could"take cure of tho Injun So  oil' he goes, and tho Injun, who wai wait-  in for hini in his canoe, se''.: 'Hurry up,  Mart: 1 tank that* was big deer in tho  water' So'they paddled down tho lako  slowly and never spoke a word till thoy  got down by tho' lodge ne.nr tho alders.  Then tho Injun looked at L'nclo Mart and  said. '1 tired,' and,' taking his paddlo out  of the water, ho knocked Undo Mart's  powder horn overboard, accidental like.  "Uncle Mart, was mad as a hornet and  say-. 'You ponky Injun skunk, take care  what vou do.' Hut Captain Sybell said  soft like. 'Don't ye car', Mart; I go down  and get it.' With that ho jumped overboard, and Undo Mart laid back and  thought of home and Aunt Minerva, who  was a mighty fine woman. Uimoby it  struck him that the Injun had been hi tho  wtitcr a poworl'uf long timo. Ho caikilat-  cd it was nigh onto ton minutes m* more,  so he just looked over to see what, ho was  dtiiti, ihinkin ho.might bo drownded  What, do ya think ho e iw down in tho  waierV That there water was as clear as  rum, and what, do ye think he saw:-1 Why,  that 1 hero pesky Injun was a-settin on the  bottom smilinnnd pourin tho powder out  of Undo Mart's powder horn Into his own  You can't, trust Injuns."���Now York  Commercial Advertiser.  II,ui  I'or Curls.  CoV-Cir*:*.-    ��&__���--  Miss Porker���Isn't this damp weath  er horrid?   I can't keep my tni] in curl  at nil.��� New York Jor.vrvil.  Killed  hy ihe Star��.  Hero Is an old astrological prediction  said to indicate with tolerable certainty  the yharaeter of the girl according to the  month she happens to be born in, says an  exchange:  If ii girl is born in January, she will be  h prudent housewife, given to melancholy,  bur good Tempered  If in FdaT.ary, a humane and affectionate wifo and teudcr mother.  If in March.' a frivolous chatterbox,  somewhat; given to quarreling.  If in April, inconsistent, not intelligent,  but likely to be good looking.  If in May, handsome and likely to be  happy.  ���    If in June, impetuous, will marry early  ami be frivolous.  If in July, pa.-.-,ably handsome, but with  a sulky temper.  If in August, amiable and pruotical,  likely to marry rich. "  Ii in yoptemly-.i, discreet, affable and  much liked. '        ���  If in (VtobiT, p, *.iy and coquettish and  likely to bo unhappj .  If in November, liberal, kind, of a mild  disposition.  Il" in Decern her, well proportioned, fond  of no1.oily and extiasagain.  I was cured of :i severe cold by MIN���  AR'DS LINIMENT.  Oxford. N.S,   "���'TITT. Hewson.   '  I wan cured of a terrible)    sprain   by  MINARD'S LTWIAIENT.   '  Frort'Couson,  Yarmouth, X.S, Y.A.A.O.  I was cured of  Back   Erysipelas  by  MINA'R'DS LINIMENT.  ���  ''  Ingesvilo. J. W. Ruggles.  ,  Her   Idea.  He���I see. the doctors have decided'  that SJashem, who killed- hid wife an'd  six children, is not insane.  She���Well, I don't see why a man  in hi.s right mind who would do a  thing like that isn't crazy.���Cleveland  Leader.  No  '    Sotliins to  Iilve For.  Officer���Come, out   o'     thatl  swimmin inhere.  Clarence O'Rafferty���I ain't swimmin I'm tryin ter commit suicide  'cause me- love has been spurned by a  heartlessvcrdqriette.���New York Jour-  oal.  ULCERKURE Heals the Worst Barn-Wire Cats.  An   l'-n^l IsIt-lrlBli Isiu.,  The Iriftli ought not to have all the  reputation for bulks. Lady Beatilien  complained one day of being waked by  coniedi.*-turb:tnre on the previous night.  "Oh," rpjoined Lord Beanlien, "for  my part there,is no disturbing tne. If  they don't wake uie before I go to  sleep, there i.s no waking ma afterward."���Nuggets. '       '   "  .Uinard's l.inlWnt Rcliovos Neuralgia  No   Ori?milc   Ulscuso,  Mrs. Gnmpps��� WeJJ, these   'ere doctors  don't   knew much, that's  a   fact  ���Yon   know what a time   I've had with  little Johnny's month lately?  Caller���Yes; yon told me.  ISlr?. Gnmpps���Well, tit lust I took  him to a doctor Tlie doctor looked him  over and said Johnny "hadn't no organic disease." And yet there Johnny  sat tight in plain sight with his lips all  eorolroui playin the mouth organ.���  New York "vv^oi-w  . ��  Seiore colds are easily cured by the use  of Uickle's Anti-Consumptive Syrup, a  medicine of extraordinary penetrating  and healing properties. Ic is acknowledged bv those who have used itas being  the best,'medicine sold for coughs, colds,  and all'affections of the throat and chest.  Its agreoableness to tho taste makes it a  favorite with ladles aud children.  Temper, says an authority, has immense influence on the tone of the singing voice An ill uatnred or querulous  [K'i'Miii will invariably have a catlike  qnalily in the voice, which is perceptible in hinging quite aa umch us in  speaking  The population of the world inceases  10 tier cent every ten vears.  One trial of Mother Craves' Worm Exterminator will convince you that it has  no eotial as a worm medicine. Huy a  bottle and see if it does not please you.  A  Terrible  Threat.  "George.'" said Mrs. Younglove. "do  yon ktiuwihat you have kissed ineonly  oil 00 during'the pant three hours'.'"  "Yon. "lie replied, "and if you eat  jmy more onions I may make it three  hours and a half next time. "     ���  She could only trcmlie and wondet  if it were to turn ont that her love had  been misplaced, after all.���Chicago  News  Should take with .them a supply  of Dr. Fowler's Ext. of  Wild Strawberry.  Those who intend  going camping this  summer should take  with them Dr. Fowler's  Extract of Wild Strawberry.  Getting wet, catching cold, drinking water that is not always  pure,or eating food that  disagrees, may bring  on an attack of Colic,  Cramps and Diarrhoea.  Prompt treatment  with Dr, Fowler's  Strawberry in such  cases relieves the pain,  checks the diarrhoea  and prevents serious  consequences. Don't  take 'chances of spoiling a whole summer's  outing through neglect of putting a bottle  of this great diarrhoea doctor in with your  supplies. 15nt see that it's the genuine  Dr. Fowler's Extract of Wild Strawberry,  as most of the imitations are highly dangerous,  MRS. G1LHULA.  a  Some twelve yean  ago Mrs. Elizabeth  Gilhula, wife of the  postmaster of Buxton, Ont., was taken  ill with an obscure  stomach trouble  which her physicians pronounced  cancer of the stomach and informed  her that her lease, of  life would be short.  On the advice of  friends she commenced taking Burdock  Blood Bitters. The results that followed  were little short of marvellous. Her  strength and vigor returned and in a short  time she was completely cured. v Mrs.  Gilhula is to-day in the full enjoyment oi  good health, and'in all these years there has  net been the slightest return of the trouble.  Here is the letter Mrs. Gilhula -wrote at  the time of her cure :  " About four years ago I was taken sick  with stomach trouble and consulted several  of the leading, physicians here, all of whom  pronounced tlie disease to be cancer of the  stomach of an incurable nature, and told  me that it was hardly to be expected that  I could live long. Afterward the i wo doctors  who were attending me gave me up to die.  " By the advice of some of my irionds,  who knew of theyirtues of Burdock Blood  Bitters, I was induced tu try it, and I am  now happy to say that after using part of  the fir��t bottle I felt so much better I was  able to get tip." I am thankful to Mate that  I am completely cured of the disease by the  use of B.B.B., although it had baffled the  doctors for a long time. I am firmly convinced that Burdock Blood Bitters saved  tny life."  Here is the letter received from her a short  time ago :  . "I am stil! in good ��� health.', I thank  Burdock Blood Bitters for saving my life  twelve years ago, and highly recommend  it to other sufferers from stomach troubles  of any kind."   ';    'Elizabeth GilhulX  w?^  Xetvn  From  nillvllle.  The eeuifiery fence looka cheerful  vith it? new shroud of whitewash  Ciipta'in and Mrs'. Chilla-and-fever  trfived on time yesterday and were met  it the depot by Colonel Quinine.  The doctors gave a picnic yesterday  in the .town cemetery grounds, where  nil their patients are!  " If this "umstered'ont" business con-  finnes, and the boys keep coming home,  all the bacon will be out before the  in mmer's,over.  '.Most of our Billville boys aro busy  -jradnating in Greek, while all their  daddies are plowing the umles in dia-,  lect.  The new school has disbanded, all the  ���scholars having learned enough to figure how much their, respective parents'  will lose on cotton this'ye-ir.���Atlanta  Constitution.  ifiiiard's Liniment for sale everywhere  '    Allrciiftt   ot  the  Tiinen. ,  Uncle Josh���Williams, you "go and yoke  tip thein two oxen in the best buggy. I'm  goin to town.  William���Hut. dad. what are yov  ���a-goin to drive then) ferV They ain't done  notion but plow for'three years.  1 Uncle Josh���Never you mind about  that. Vou go and hitch 'em up. I may be  "from the country, but Tin up ter date  and if horsi'les*-. carriages is the style  your 'Uncle Josiar, P.ilkins ain't'goiu ter  be the last I" tide iu his auteruioble.���  Cleveland   Loader.  ULCERKURE���Sure Care for Poison Oak or Ivy.  Quick   Mail   Transit. ,  ' Mr. Gotham���I hear, Mr. De Pave  has been arrested. What is the charge  against him 1  Mr. Brookltu���Delaying  the  United  States mail.  ���    "My goodness! In what way?"  "De Pave is very fat, aud when a  mail wagon ran over him it lost 20  seconds' time and missed the train." ���  New York Weekly. '  IT IS A LIVER PILL.���Many of the  ailments that man has to contend with  have their origin in a disordered liver,  which is a delicate organ, peculiarly susceptible to the disturbances that come  from irivgular habits or lack of care in,  eatiug autl drinking This accounts for  the great many liver regulators now  pressed on the attention of sufferers Of  these there is none superior to Panuelee's  Vegetable Pills. Their operatiou though  geutlo is effective, and u.e mo-t delicate  can use them.  y-D-t>9.  On Sept 9 next people will date  their letter:-���not till people, but a large  niiniber���Si-0-119  Huw long will it be before a similar  collocation of numbeis occurs and how  often will it occur in the twentieth  century 1 Perhaps 1-1-01 might be accepted, and 2-2-22, meaning Candlemas  day, 1922, would certuinly be so.  There is no prize attached to tha answer.���London Chronicle.  Hard and soft corns cannot withstand  Holloway's Corn Cure; it is effectual  every time (ret a bottlo at ouco and bo  happy.  Alloway & Champion  BANKERS   AND   BROKERS  362   MAIN   ST., WINNIPEG.  Listed   Stocka.'bought,'sold,.and carrrlod  .   ou  uuu-g-iii.  Write us if you wish to exchange any kind of  money, to buy Government or O. N- W. Co.  Lands, or to send money anywhere.  P. O.  DSAWEK 1287.  J". 3D. O'B^tiEisr  148   Princess St., Wlmilpesr,  GRAIN AND  STOCK  BROKER  Private wire connection with all market*  Grain bonght and carried on inargU  Coarespondenc�� solicited  i ��� i ? s &  t have the  genuine, The  "^ a mm  gsn*i'&tKmslookn  very nice* but they  h-avt my ddicatcSHlN ���  Ti'.*; AiacK-rTf-lLEX Soap CoV. ������  Tie .Provincial  OF  tuaHHftMMFance. Go.,  MANITOBA.  "       ESTABLISHED   IK'.M.     -**a>-     HEAD   OFFICE:    4 05   MAIN   STREET.  ThcOUIOIVAL andOXLY IIAir. INSURAN'CK COMPANY IX .MANITOBA FOR THB  PAST FIGHT YE\JK chartered by and condi-cle-l *-iri"ily niulor the laws of the .Government  of Manitoba, hy MANITOBA FARMKIU ONLV, l'Oii THii PAKMERS."  jfo foreign canv:if.si*rsMii;,lnycd "by thi-icniiii.-iiiy.  No salaries paid tn iJireetor*1.  No accumulated funds to b" divided among the Dii-ft-tor-.  'No  K  O ai '('Ulil.UliU'.'.l. ' ���HHU.T .���' ���������   ������*���. ���- r��  ���    ��� -. .  o nrovv secured for nnv OFFICIAL M vote ;,t inei-liiig-i in your al.s  "SKmrolof the (',���.���;,.���;>->- KXCEI'T DY TI1K INSUKKKS ONLY.  Ksciice.  j>( y  1.11111101   ui     im     \w.n|-ti..|.      ��� --- ���      -      -  No binding von to piiv ���i.-'es.-iiR-nts for tne year.-- to come.  ^mhbiSiua^ol^'Mdabr.ve board ii Yf.'llR OWN OLD AND   RELIABLE   COM-  PA NY, wliich has paid to lus-�� i>; l>v bail itm im ov-r '-jiUU' A'.l  ONE ��� imXDJXtil) , THOUSAND '.DOLLARS  During the past Eight Years.  Farmers Make Certain, that- i/oiv Insure Against Mail  with the local iiKdits of TIIR PROVINCIAL MUTUAL,  who are. men  ro.-jident in  your own"  districts, and known to you, and thuH secure   CURTAIN'  I'llOTKCTION AND   INDEMNITY  fronvyour own farmers' comy-iny which is thoroughly mutual, and at the LOWEST POSSIBLE  COST, o  ,     BOARD    OF   DIRECTOES ' FOR    1899:  H. B. BROWN, Morden. IAS. MOLLAND, Glendale.  ' T. L. MORTON, M. 1*. P., Glail-Uone. , '   FRANK SUHUlTZ, Baldtir.  C. .1. THOMSON, Virdea. ,  .        .lOllX FENTON, Ddoraine.  ROBERT STRANG, Wliiiii*Hf*-.  J��     -m-m.  -*-^   -*��������*.  -v   -ar* ^�� . ?Hf   w  �� FIRST in 1851.  *���  ���A**  .MA  FOREMOST in 1899 f  The MOST of the, BEST MATCHES  for the Least Money.  M COUNT THOM FOR.YOURSELF .AND SEE.  My  72?  ^^^^m^m^miMim^mmi^^^^  Keeplnff In Condition. i  "John,��.Iohu: wako up I I hear burglars  down stairs."  "Lennne ' 'lone, Laura- you know I'm  booked for time football match. I can't go  down mid ijet all banged up by those fellows. ':  Robert Barr onco offered to lay Julfcm  Ralph a wager that if he would step off a  train anywhere in England and, at nny  three houses he choso to stop, would ask  the question. "TIavo you any relative in  America?" two replies out of three would  be "iTe*.'  To   make Biscuits, Baffles, etc., nice   *���***  light nnd wholesomo when yon ua��  PQWDE3  Xt Is unsurpassed  ln LEA-VENING   STRENGTH,  is ABSOLUTELY   PCBB,  .  snd LOW IN PBIOa  THE   DYSON-GIBSON   CO.  BRITANNIA, BEAVER and BUT  TALO are the finest India aad  Ceylon TEAS packed. Put up by  MacKENZIE & MILLS, Winnipeg  FIRE, LIFE, MARINE INSURANCE.  Tho *f'anii<iii Accident A-.ni-. Cn'y, :i clear  and reliable nolicv Khun*; indemnity for total  or partial dNalilemetil without extra charux'.  Th��> 'American surety <.'o\v, tho largest  guarantee (*um|iiuiy in the world.  -w". t.'kirby,  S4.t   Main   St., - - Winnirie!**.  Steamers Keenora, Edna .Brydges, City of  Alberton.  The steamer Keenora will leave Kat Portage  ���Terr Monday, "Wednosday and Saturday at 9  p. m. for Fort'Frances, Mine Centre, and all  points on Rainv River and Rainy Lake. For  rates, etc., apply to any Canadian Pacific Ity.  ���Kent or to���  GEO, A. GRAHAM, Manager,  Rat Portage, Ont.  LUCAS, STEELE i BRISTOL   oiroi. t��m  Importers of Groc.rles ^ g & nlSxtrtloU  Vllta IIS. Hamilton, Ont.    L. 8. & B. Sploaa  AV.    N  V.  I :io  THE  ROBERT  LIMITED  'i'liltuXTO, OS -.  HIGH  GRADE   PLOWS, XEEDlNfl    MACHIKE8,  Carriages,   Wagons,  Barrows,   Windmills,  &c.   COOKSHUTT FLOW CO.. Wlnnlpoff  LEST YOU FORGET:���Write for Prica  on Cream Separators, Gasoline Engines; Treat.  Powers, and everything used in the Cheese  Factory, Creamery or Dairy, j If you have ten  cows.one of our Hand Separators WILL, SAVE  its cost the first year.  Winnipeg;.  WANTED���Men nnd women everywhere to dls-  tribute samples and advertise California Oranfce  Syrup; .f.'per dav and expenses paid ; cash every  week; particulars for a-ccnt stamp.   CALIFOR-/  NIA ORAXO E SYRUP CO., San Francisco, Cal*  1  .J  , *��  SAMPLES FREE.  It costs you nothing to get samples or a Catalogue from the store that is supplying thouj-  audi of homes from one end of the Dominion  to the other. It is somewhat reckless to make  purchases without at least comparing what  this store offers. Almost every request for  samples results in an order. That shows when  people investigate this store's way of selling  they're convinced we supply better goods and  there's less to pay. We're counting on merit  alone to win, and" it's winning���piling up the  volume of our mail order business every week.  COMPANY  il ���ryiH - �����tu*^>,��ir-��T-f������^Bp*f*.  1     <  ',-'*; 1.  'V 1  X '  ', i  ' .''    'I  -    "si  V ,, '  'iirV  t'   '  fi . ���   i  VI  ie-r  '-ViV;:.:'  ���"��� h ������ ��� -!*'  if  '!'��� v,vs.  .'  :,' ������,*;,���" ;  U'  1 i .!  "  '!..,���--    -  ���!:*?vm '  *'   J.  ���" 1 J 'J l  i   ���  :.i. i  , .Ii:",C  . \r* '  east  ��� 'oetti  onl}  the  ere:  the  inn  in '  he  \e��  ieJ  oi  trie  \V  \  1  ��T****>(��*lM.  afi^dsajaseiaiiaauBaoa  ^au^Mtacaat^^  Mra-watT-H*-*-*!-^^  Ti DUE LEADBR  Published in the interest of the people  ' of Moyie find East Kobt.en.iy.  The r'.iirmd  SJITTII A* MUStHliAVK.  l"jil>li(.lii��r��i.  IiA'l!-li Or nUlWCKll'TION.  One Vcar   ,...$2.00.  All coninnmicft-tioiis to tlie editor must be  '.cconipioiied by (he -writer's mime mid adrlre��,  not nwes-iinly for publication, but as evidence  of frond fniih. AilvfrtUiuK rates made known  ':>>on 'i|..i!!C'Uion.  SATURDAY, AUGUST 20, 1S99.  Moyie is the leading mining town  in' the whole of East Kootenay.  Those who stayed with Moyio, during the prolonged dull spell aie now  reaping their reward.'  The nun who hold? real estate in  Moyio is fortuuaip indeed, for 'his  property iu incro-ising in value  every "-K'''���__-!__?    .^^  A mine operating in full blast within the, city limits and only a ^ few  blocks from its business center is not  a bad ailtora town.        ���'   ,'  " A man was heard to complain the  other day that he could not got' sufli-  ciont sleep in Mo'yle on account of the  noi.se which is made by the blasting in  the adjoining mines during the night.  "We would advise our iriend to sock  some of the nice quiet mining towns  in South East Kootenay that have no  mines to disturb him. ' ���  i-.KuV.i��;   '���:���;���'.'. to F-Trp^fhl.ii;.  rates to the    Snokanf  Jndu*-lri.'il   Kxpo-itimi      wliu-h   up'tis  this year. October :id, and    olo*-cs    ihe  17lh, will   ho Ihe same   a.-    hut   year.  The rate will he two 00111*5 a mile each  way, or a single   fare,   for   the   round  trip. The same reduction will apply to  childern's rates.   This rate iipphVs west j  and south on the Northern Pacific, O. ;  K. <fr N. and Washington   and Colhm-]  bia   railroad   to   Pendleton,   Wallnla '  Junction and Pasco.   On    the   ea?t it  applies to   Mull.m and    lloj-.e on    the  Northern Pacific and    O. R. & N.   All  the cntervening lines and  branches of  these road.-? are covered by this rate, It  is expected that the   Groat   Northern  will give similar rates   from   Kali-spell  tb'Wenalchoc.  Tickets   can   be   purchased any day from   October  2nd   to  October 17th, and will bn good for  five  days including coming and going   except   that   ticket*-." pin-chased      after  tho 15th will not   be   good    after    the  20th.  J, R, GQSTXCfMM, a. C.  oti.-u.i-:    ���'���tn.': of foiiimcr.'-e I31-:  CRANBROOK,  H.'C.  J. P. FARRELL,  commission" and mining  broke!.'. aoknt koi! the  Canadian Fire Assurance CoMTANY.      .    '.  , .  MOYIE,  B. _C.  W. F. GTJRD,  15.  r*  bakuisteu, solicitok, etc.  A���..<"��� .mrnt Work Cosiltarlc Talc. H-  r.rtics wishing to have a^e^ment  woik done on claim*- in (he vicinity of  Moyie, will do well to consult or wrile  the' undersigned for terms. ' Work  left'iu my care will be promptly .jit-  eiided to, and sa tisfaction *vil bo  guaranteed. S. A. SCOTT.   ���  HOTEL FOR SALK.  The Lake Shore Hold iu Moyie is  for sale. The building is 20x52 in  size'; has 10 bedrooms, liar room, ol-  fice, dining room and kitchen; furnished throughout and in a good loca-  lion. For further particulars apply to  CLAYTON, MANUEL & Co.,  or to Nelson;  J. M. Lindsay, Morris.  1 m*n m >�����������������*; ��***"Ci*mi  ,A GOOD JHLSINES.S CHANCE.  First-class ^.vlesi'jien wanted Lo represent uc ttv tn'c. sale of hardy fruit  trees,  onuibit't'itu!  Irees  and' sLrub*;.  potatoes,   in  Jiovio  ii'nd  New Denver Ledge: In one way  ' we are ahead of other Kootenay editors. Wo have enough wood ou ,hand  tola-it us until 1000. This is.about  the only thing we arc long on. We  are extremely short on cash and job  work, while mint juleps, boiled shirts  and diamonds arc only visible to us  when we dream of the rosy past. Thus  do things grow serious aud serve to  teach us that in the midst of life we  are in ihe soup,    or New    Denver.  Xteinarlcable Catch in Moyie River.  Trail Creek News : Eighteen hundred mountain trout in five days is  the remarkable' catch made by_ the  Trail fishermen who camped on the  hank of JMoyie river, last week. In  the party were" Frank Brown. John  Beckett, James Jordan, of Rossland,  Henry Ewert and hie brother Emil, of  Spolc'itie.  They boarded the Crow's Neat Pass  tiain at Kootenay Landing aud alighted at Yank, a little station 10 or" L2  miles from Moyie lake.' From here  they fished along stream to Goatfell, a  distance of five or six? miles, camping  midway. ' Fish were plohtiful, indeed,  and iu five days time the party had  taken at least 1,800 trout. The largest weighed only a pound; but they  were gamey little iellows. A box of  about 700 was shipped to trail, and  uverybody along the road and on the  trairi whs generously supplied with  fjt-h. The party returned to Trail hist  fSuuday.' They Wero delighted with  their trip and their camping grounds.  and   teed  vicinity.  ���   OVER 600 ACRES UNDER  CULTIVATION.    We giow hardy lines of  nursery   stuck  especially .adapted   to  Manitoba and British Columbia.,  Write'for l-vi'ms to !lie  ' PELIIAM NIJKSERY CO.,  Toronto'. Ont,  N. 13.   We   have  other territories  not  covered and solicit applications.  Stray Pony Taken up.  One bay pony, branded H on right  shoulder, was taken up by me  July 29?' Tho owner can have same  by proving property and paying all  charges. , ^- DORA.'  Moyfe. July 2'J. . 15-4  CRANBR00J  lv.  B. C.  BOOTS    AND    SHOES  Repaired and Made to Order.;,  R. A, SMITH,      Moyie.  ���.lOViS   PLOT-UNO (f?0.'S   fsTOP,!?.  FRAN  T  5  Contractor    and    Builder,  ��� Estimates    Furnished     oh  aH Kinds of Work.  FURNITUKE MADE TO ORDKR.  rtlOYIK, ��. c.  i> 1  Assayer and  Metallurgist.  CKAKimOOK,  It.  C.  fieiia-gfefeot  '���ES^SSS.  ���G. R. LEASE  1 G  Laic of Toronto.  Contractor an<1 Builder.  PLANS     AND    SPECIFCATIONS  l-'URNISHED FREE OF CHARGE  Tho*-c Coutcmplatirg buililhtg will a'o well to  lot,3170   fiiynre  on  tlio contracts.   Writo meal  CRANBROOK, B. C.  P.  aper iiangers.  Norlli Star Company floated.  The treasury stock of the North  Stat Mining Company, Limited, the  company organized by McKen/.ie <.t  Mann to lake ovet the North .Star  group, is now being floated in Toronto.  A.u extensive prospectus ha-i been is-  (sued by the company lrom winch it  ).-, learned that the company is capitalized with 1,500,000 shares of $1  <jeeh,-of which amount 1,0-J<J,00U weie  given for tlie property and -ib\),U00  placed in the treasury. Ol thp treasury stock, 200,000 shares have already  been' taken <and 260,000-'���.arc' now  offered for salt* to, provide working  capitulfor the company,  The directors of ,theuew company  are:, D.,D... Mann, president; A. A.  Thribacdaau,: Montreal, vice president;  Charles E, L. Porteous, Montreal, sec-'  retary' and " treasurer; E; H. Holt,  Montreal,   and   William    Mackenzie,  Toronto.  Arrangements have been made with  the Canadian Pacific railway to cou-  ���fctract a line to the mines, which, will  probably be completed, by October.  The company will contribute $50,000  towards the cost; but this amount  will bo rerunded by a rebate oi 33f per  cent of all charges on all freight going  over the line, until the $50,000 ia fully  repaid,, .when the railway company  will own the branch.  Moilcru Work-   Kstimatcs Fu.rul3h.eil.  Dealers in Wall l'upcr and MouldinKa.  It you Intend   to paper   or  paint  your  buildins let us Jiguro on your contract.  GEO. W.HALE,  .  ' BOAT BUILDER.  !E3o.��itss?       Canoes,  To order or in'stock.   ���  1'. O. iioxOOS. ' ������*     NELSON, 1$. C.  MOYIE,    EAST KOOTENAY, B. C '  The above hotel is  " neatly   furnished.  Board S5.00 per week  Per day $1.00 and up.  The bar is supplied with  the best brands of Liquors and Cigars   Fort Steele Mercantile  COMPANY.'(LIMITED.)  Wo carry complete lines of  Dry G-oods,  Groceries,  Hardware.  ( t  Is   the only   sticky, ,fly  �� paper made.    We sell   it  and  offer no   substitute.  Fly poison,  Felts, Insect  ,   ' Powder,  and   all   things  i necessary    to .make   life  s worth living.  HOPE & EEATTIE,  MOVIE.  13. c  When  in  Cranbrook Call   at the  PIONEER  ��� And see the largest,stock' in  'East Kootenay. We have,  everything you require in  shelf ��and builder's hardware, ���  paints, oils, glass, stoves and  tinware. Tinahop in connection.    G. H. MINER, Prop.,   CRANiuiook.  CRANBROOK and MOYIE.  WINES,   LIQUORS   AND   CIGARS  AT WHOLESALE.  NEW JEWELRY  STORE.  High grade watches a spec-  .. ialty. A nice line of engage-,  ment and wedding rings,  broaches, blouse sets, 'bracelets, chains, etc. Orders by  mail solicited. All work  , and goods guaranteed to give.-  satisfaction.  W. F. TATE,  Cranbrook, B. C. JEWELER.  box OS.  THOSE 8.  C run brook,   ���   Fort Steele    -   Wardnor.  J. 1*  w-��pT-fi Minniamuuwi  LaRo.noi;. W. R.  LaRoni-b.  FRESH   FRUITS  And green vegetables arriving on  every regular train. The largest and  best assorted stock in Moyie of tobaccos, cigarettes and imported cigars.  See our  DRY   GOODS  Ladies' aprons, underwear, bootts and  shoes, toweling, table linen, napkins,  tlinnels, flunuelettes, prints, etc., all at  LaRonde Bros.  MOYIE. 'Queens' A.vonue.  That is what, we'sell. , We carry everything in that line, both staple and  fancy. Our .'.loci: is the largest0 in  Nelson; oar p-icc*:* the lowest; out-  goods the best. !-p(.r ���>! altcnlion to  mail orders.    Wrile u.*j.  Try Three Star flour.  M. DesBrisay & Co.,  SAW AND PLANING MILL,  All Kinds of Rough and  Dressed Lumber, Sash,  Doors and Shingles. . .  0  jrovus,   a- v.  j'oit pR|-i;i'~-; jipriyV hH WiUvii-  G. R. MUIR. Mgr.  BEST   IN   THE   WORLD^a^  -o-  Fort Steele Brewing Co.'s  LAGER BEER.  Why?   Because It has the Pure Malt Flavor;   Q. ' c.  FORT STEELE, B. C.  ��r^5-^s-^s -^rz-ji- us .'^ WW ^5* *-/r7$x ?& W~^W TW^tr- ***'?���*& ^*7:  k.  a1  THE  f COSMOPOLITAN  HOTEL.  i  The  only  Iioubc   in   Enst/Kooteuny  |   heated throughout with ho lair".  First class in  every .respect.   Special  rates lo boarders.    Good sample  room  for commercial men'.'  'European plan.    Open day,and night.  ���X  !  SMALT, & .MUSGItAVK.SI'ropH.  CRANBROOK,  - -  B: 6.  ir.  i  i  4  TN  KEGS  AND  KOTTLK8.  BREWERY.  -URE'WKRS   OF��� ' ���  FINE LAGER   BEER  *.  AND PORTER . .   .   .  Orders Promptly attended to.  R. Rie terer and Co.,, Props.  , NELSON, B. C,  ADDRESS  B]  NELSON.  ASSAYJKIfcfk  NELSON,  B. C  ���"IHftS  Prices Given  and   Orders  Taken on  Everything  in the Printing  Line at the  A-bekd'er'n Block.  nelson, b. ,c  .    AT  The amount of  To buy 'clothing' and  gents' furnishings to  LEAST '       . i  ,So, ?er Day.  ..'>���  Barber Shop.  Corner Victoria st.  and Queen's ave.  W.-A. HAMILTON, I'rop.  mrm ��� ���*����� 11 ���iiiiwi iipmiww iiwinMiiin i ��i***it n ��� ni-wiiii  PATRONIZE      ���  WHITE LABOR  By at-udlng Your Work To tlio  MERCHANT TAILOR,  CRANBROOK.  Repairing Neatly, i and Promptly Executed. SpecialAttcntiop Given  to Mail Orders. !;  Suits  Made  to   Order.  .lOSKl'H  NUlDKJtSTAOT,  I'xop.  Lager beer sold  by the   Keg or  dozen  bottles. ,���.,..'  Bottled Beer  in Stock. . ���������. .;  CANADIAN PACIFIC  RAILWAY  The daily service between  Atlantic    and , Pacific  by the.   "  IMPERIAL LIMITED  New Fast Daily Service.  With express connecting service  l(>   and   fiom   the ....  KOOTENAY      COUNTRY  Makes time iinuqiutlcd  East and West  Through lirst class sleeper daily  to and from Kootenay funding. Tourist ears pass Medicine Hat daily foi  St. Paul, Krirliiys for Montreal and  Boston, Sundays and Wednesdays foi  Toronto.     , v  Toronto  Now Tor It  Vuneonvor  ���TO-  70  ���una."  Montrenl SH  VVhuilpeK 30  A'ictoriu       **9  DAILY    TRAIN;  liA'.ST.    ' .', ('", '       \\'RST  8.:<i51yc,'..'.. .-MOYIE...'.���.'.'.'��� IvclS.ari.  Train cast makes close cohnection  with "Iniperial Limited" at Medicine,  Hat for all points''��� East and' South:  East. '*.' ;   ,,   .-.'.-  Train west makes close cohneotion.  at Kootenay Landing for all West  Kootenay points, alao Pacific coast.  and Main Line points via.   ReYel-itokOv  Apply for lutes, Mnii.s, Time Curds,.Tlckiits'�������?  I'-ull  Iiifonnntioii to Nuurcst Local  A Kent, or  L. M. Mansfield, Agent, Moye|lp;  ���ROBERT    KERR,    TraOrc Manager-,  ml  I^S;*'/  m  m&  m  ? -1  im  mi  $

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