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The Moyie Leader Jan 21, 1910

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 tTFTTWlHt J^��*-l^  y.i'.'T.'-t^/;  ^cVOtt'l2 NO,42,.  y~A"A��.> 'y zl���-~~  .���  ;.^y;,l(y,  Have you left your orderp\.  G W Y N'N S'B'1  -,     ,      ,,,.'*>,���,-    ,     for your supply'of reading matter?    '  ���'.(./i:^ i'f'irli\   :        .   M/vm:na Glorv Eggs to  enlarge  our  stock oot  .; yvTi^We sold enough Morning blory figgs b  :*'*-��� :'4mag^ines, newspapers   and boo.es, until it is now  t ,  '  - ^-^biiipiete and up to date in town.  ��� .i. yy,iyA 'i-.ffci.  In New Quarters.  ^*^��*****��^^^%TUp Hoard of Trade.  $        GENERAL FtOAT      'fi  A fie    BUdlU  Ui    Iiauw.  /p.  <i*.  ��*���  . "* * 'Vi-'iVs'S^*''-,.'*'''-  ���,,'���' iviK<}?M.',?ft��-;'l-\  5 .,    j,  '���'-"iSs!.6i4y��i��Sl  E.G.  QWYNNE.  ,  i  " '"*/Rre;y����udi8gustea Wlth;yoar bread?,  jjjfijfe      No need for "it, if yon arc.wisc and use ,,  ,'':y-^*��  J ' ��*   *   '--fc-'-iA-SK*  'ry^v'&f,  ��� yA'vM'  r-     ��**-).*    J"S(-*.*  L I,. ^'.^MSt  .t( 'i'S.e'i.rt'MiS  r.r  l.i'i-  : fur  Hfcl'l* notV.ctean flou^'.but consider tlie  quality.'  981b  'sack  u , '<<  49  24 ,(  $4.00  $2.'00  ���;;.- $'i.oo'- '  ,i, -A *���>������'      f* ���  i I , *  Get tlieliabit.  ', Go to,  Monday,morning the Imperil  Bankrin Moyie opened up for  "businoss in its new quarters on  Victoria street. The building is  30x50 feet and two stories id  height. '- All of the material for it  came from the coast. ' The inside  is finished in tha natxiral wood.  The cage for tho'teller and some  other fixtures for the bank have  not yet arrived. The upstairs of  the buildingVfitted up and, will  be used as rooming quarters for  the stafr. The bank,is doing a  splendid business, and W. H*  Swan, the accountant ia charge,  and n.'0��� McDonald, the ��� cashier,  have-about all the work,they can  comfortably handle. _    ���       i  CROWE BROS; & CO.  nu: excellent investments, in   land ^or        ,   ,  .entsof   $5.00.   T.aml  is - tbe  best- in-  ���, ^  -     *    .   . ���,      i ,t ��� i** sure to increase in' value and is pci-  vestment  today, ��� it    s sure to ����- '    f  fecllysafc.    invest your   saviniss-with ,��s.     ^ "te ,  ly^f^^M��i   '   ''lull   information.     ,      ^    -        ;- .       ( *  v*im < ���*.     *     " + ���   ���'       cranbrook, BO.  :y&Sm^��� -���    '  'tt  W*^y-* '*���>  Merits Shirts arid-Gloves  -*   k t   i < 1 o -  ate  tlie lines J find I-liave.too. many ;  .of at tins season.    Will make subs^tau- b  tial reductions to,reduce' stock,, '-,   .  J. W. FITCH  tVDING    HOTEL.  "    Hotel Kootenay  * ,,*-,'.;* ** ,i*,j-..  1   ~|S   Tlie best of accommodations |  *<h| 'for -the Trayeling  Public,     ��� |  Lurso and Commodious Sample Kooms.   ��� Billiard Booms. jj..  . McTAVISH & CAMERON Proprietors. |  i; of Pr. Officers. ;  1 *        '   ;���  The 'following  officers''  of    St.'  Eugene Lodge'No.  37  were duly  installed last evening by  E.   A.  Hill, who had  a ' dispensation to  perform the work: ���      '      ,,       ���  A. J.' Flood -C. O.'  Albert Gill���V. O. p    -  M.'killery���Prel. ,',';     \  P. J. IMcAlpine���M. of W. -,   '"  A. G. Moukhouse���il. of F.  C. A. Foote���AI. of E.' .  E. A, Hill���K. of It: and S.   ,  Frank Simpson���I. G.   ,    '  Fred Ken���O.'G-.        ,_  K;.D.*Stinson��� Trustee.-    '     ' *  j,       <��_   ". Mineral Act, Changes.   ',   '���  ��� The department of 'mines, .is  sending'out to altint'erested 'persons a notice'directing attention  to the-following-amendment, to  the mineral Ac,t., which .comes into force'' on .-April" *lst: '!The  owner or agent of the owner of a  mineral claim for which the niin-  iag recorder's certificate, under  form 1 of the schedule of this act  has been granted, shall within  three months from da.te of such  certificate, make application to  Lhe gold commissioner for a certificate of improvement, and in  default of such application being  made withiu such time, , such  mining recorder's certificate under form 'l shall lapse and become absolutely void.     ,    ��� t  John L.'Sullivan is  to" write  a  story of his life.        '  Spokane   will   send   a   hockey  team to the Rossland carnival.     ���  The  police'   have' run the  tinhorns ou<i5 of Revelstoke.  la Victoria- seventy rooms   are  being added to the Empress hotel.  During 1J90Q' ' there were OoO  marriage licenses issued in, Victoria. ' -, * J '��� k  rWm.,Kydd; formerly of'Moyie  is running a cigar store in Vancouver.   ,     '  A.  * More'than 120,00D,laboiers perished during tlie- building of' the  Suez canal.      ���     -,"  The' ice crop in Greenwood -is  very heavy this winter. Some of  the ice put up'is 20 inches thick".-,  Frank Dickinson," has taken  over the.man'agement of the International hotel at . Kingsgate.  'Jeffries will not visit' Spokane  on his riorther'n trip. ' .From 'Salt  take he will "go direct to California.       ;,"      '",','!  ii        "  1 ,4 tc        '*  "A liquor licence has been'refused the only hotel in Boundary,  Falls., Th'e.reasou'is unknown ^to,  the public.       -        -**���������  '      .' - ���'      r  In Fernie a miner .was fined $10  for, deliberately * breaking his  safety lampyvhile at* work in . a  coal mine," ..,.       ' bx\ ^  "t.-,     i   ���'  " One person .outof 92 of the population of Vancouver) died '" 1909>  One.in fceii'nof these-deaths .was  from tuberculosis.,,    y  All of the   old   oflicers   of   the  Moyie  board of' trade  were reelected  at the  meeting, Monday  night.   They are:  .It. Campbell���President,  J.   ^V.   Fitch���Vice   President,  E. O Kanim���i,Secretar'y,  An executive committeoJ,will be  elected at a subsequent   meeting.  Tfc was decided to  send  delegates  to tho annuul meeting of tho As  sociated Hoards, which  meets  at  Nelson on .'the 2Gtb.    E. O. Kamni  and J.   P.   Farrell   were. elected,  with'F. J. Kmy'th and! V. Desaul-  nier as  alternates..    R.  Campbell  is also a delegate by virtue of   his  officers president.       ,   ,'     '.y  Among the resolutions that will  be "presented .is one asking that  silver dollars   be' coined ,at, the  Canadian mint.' Another  that" a  more . uniform( boilei ' inspection  act be made in order to conform  with the acts in other Y provinces.  The postmaster   general" will" be  asked to pub mail - clerks   on   the  ArroW-lake steamers to serve -the  little towns along the 'shores.  * ��������� i        ,  Giving Good Show./  I  '***y  \.  V  JAN 271910  ^CTORIA, ^  J  cUHKCTSII  bankets!!  Svunn wool grey olankets, 7 lbs to  pair, 60.xSO  inches, blue borders,  iiicelv finished.      A   little  heavy on this  line  for'time, of  year. '' Special ���  -0 price's for a few, days   to   reduce   the,  quantity. _  ^ -Flannelette Blanket Sheets'in grey and'white'JO-C 11-4  $' ' ' ' Warm wadded comforts of every sort and^pricc:  V" "       < .      '  \J/ ���    '        ���������','��� y , .     .  *��< . -    ' ��� '   y  %.^y      ���      ,,   . ,      -���'������:������/..,, i  '"'���'',' ' 1 '   ' ' ' ' '"'  I   MacEachern & Macdonald  iK%jyybj>  '- r^KylJ  -   ASM;  b ibif:$  \ "ifyy<  ��� r " 'fp'ik-r-  A     ,��-j,*-.?  ���    i   -ViJ^  a, xbm%%  *      * *,*  i-  . ->*, i  A  '  /-A  ;fe;  t,-'' I, *   t  ."*!���;*,.'  y.y  ufAivb  ��� o  Stock Taking Sale.  Bcemtiiug  Monday, the  10th";   and continuing  for 10 days, we will sell at   cost   250   pairs of  ' women's aud children's shoes.  Regular $5.00   sHoes for   $3.50  ��5 3.50      " "       2.25.  S.S5       "       . 5<       1-75.  In   order   to   make   room for our new clothing  wc  have 60 20th Century suits to sell at cost or   under.  Heeular  $30.00  suits  now $23.00.  �� 28.00       " "     20.00.  25.00       " "      18.00.  Come early aud gel 1st  choice.  E.   A.   HILL  Publishing Friday.  Commencing today th'e Leader  will in future be published on  Friday -iustead of Saturday.  The day of - publication i*=*  changed at the request of several  of the largest advertisers in the  paper, and wo believe the change  will meet with better satisfaction  all rouud.  W. S Stanley," manager of the'  District Ledger' at'Fernie has tendered his resignation to take effect in a mouth.  Near Silverton development'  work is being pushed upon the  Noonday. The VanKoi aud Buf-'  falo are shipping to Trail and  large bodies of ore'being blocked  out at the Hewitt.  The TUissell Moving' Picture  theatre'next door to the Leader  ofBce,ihas been running all week,  and the patrquage has been very'  satisfactoryLto the management  For the 'first night or two some  little difficulty.was experienced in  getting the machine to work  properly, but now all .'these defects have been overcome 'and  everj'th'ing is running , smoothly,  Ifc is a good,'clean show! and is  well'de&erviug of liberal support  To Enlarge the "Cos."  rtV'  to  (^  AS  to  ' fo'  to  to  to  to,  to  to  to  to,  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  :\to<  to  to  'to  to  to  the Peace River.  ir L I  Football Officers.  Nelson May   Come.  'there seems to be good prospects of the Nelson hockey team  coming over to East Kootenay  uext week and playing both the  Moyie aud Cranbrook teams in  their respective town*.  He Was Sho' Sick.  Dr. Sargent, the physician director of Harvard, says that Jack  Johnson is without ,doubt the  strongest fighter, that he has  ever examined, and he has examined all of them.  Arthur Sullivan, who has beeu  inspector of schools for the Kam-  loops distcicfc, has been transferred to this district and will make  Nelson his headquarters. Mr.  Sullivan was formerly principal  of the public school in Nelson.  .T. 11. Mc Mullen, for some time  past inspector of police and senior  officer of tho provincial police  under Superintendent V. S Hus-  soy, has been appointed to succeed William Manson as government agent at Prince Rupert city.  I!     Imperial Bank of Ganada.     J  J Capital Taid U p   "���  ��� Roservo   Fund���  ���  'BRANCHES   IN BRITISH COLUMBIA- J  Cranbrook.Arrowhead, Golden. Kmloops, Michel,   New   Michel |  Fernie, Nelson, Revelstoke* Victoria, and Vancouver. |  Drafts and Aloney  Orders sold  avaible in any |  .  . part of the World |  ���f> y Savings  Bank Department. |  l"! imn-estallowcdoiidopoMtsfrom   date  ot depo.it. g  f MOYIE BRANCH.       J. F. M.   PINKHAM.  Manager |  J  An old negro was asleep on tho  train out of Sedalia the other day,  mouth open and snoring, when  a commercial traveler emptied a  quinine capsule on his tongue,  says the Waycross Herald. The  old darkey awakened, began to  spit around and call for the conductor, and said:  ���'Boss, is thoro a doctor   on this  here train?"  "1 don't know," said the conductor.    "Arc you sick?"  "Yes, sir, I sho' is sick, I sho'  is sick."  "What is tho matter with you?"  "T chuuio, sir, but ifc tastes like  ;I busted my gall."  i The. pictures at tho Russell are  'good and without a nicker. Get  'tho habit. *licm' CV0IT evening'  ! next to tho L'jader office. Good  'program tonight and tomoirow  night and every evening henceforth.  The Hotel Vancouver is to be  made the largest, finest and most  elaborately appointed and furnished hotel of the C. 1\ K. system of hostelries. This practically means that ifc will bo made  the best hotel in Canada. Ifc will  have 000 rooms.  Ransome & Campbell will make  improvements on their hotel, the  Cosmopolitan, to the value of  about $3,500. The old building is  beiug moved back, and a new  structure 31x42 will be erected ou  the front. The office aud bar will  be in the new part, aud there will  be 12 large .bedrooms upstairs.  The building will be plastered,  aud will-be heated by a furnace.  There will be hot aud cold water  on both floors. Tbe building  when completed will be one of the  best in town.  u *, *  Score, 4 to 1.  ���The mill aud the mine teaui3  put up an interesting gani3 on  the rink last Sunday afternoon.  Harold Grady was referee and  saw to ifc that tho game was  played on the square. He put  several of tho boys on the fence  for infraction of tho rules. The  mine team beat tho mill by , a  score of i to 1.  Nearing the Ledge.  The force ou tho Society Girl  are keeping up their good woik  and have every hopo of striking  the main ore body within the next;  few days. They havo crosscut  several stringer** of ore lately,  which indicates that the maiu ore  body is not far distaut.  Rev. Father  Huss'eu  has spent  35 years in the Peace, (liver  country. , Spevkirig of that^'greafc 'district^ he says thrit, ifc only awaits  railway development to make the  Peace River valley  a   great  agricultural country.   Us possibilities  for wheat -growing  are  immense,  he state-;, owing,to the*-fact, that  there are no summer^ frosts as  iu  Manitoba.'   In   fact  some  of   the  valleys where the warm( Chinook  winds from tlie Paciac are felt no  show ia ever seen on  the. ground.  The Peace river, Father ^ussen  believes/ will.' become  the   great  highway fcp tho north  when   railway developmsnt reaches up to it.  It is a wonderful river   aud  navigable for almost 1,000 miles.  Iu tumoral the country abounds  in coal, mica aud gold, but little  work has been done owing 'to  transportation difficulties.   v  i.  Funeral Held Sunday.  The funeral of Geo. Hedley took  place Sunday and his remains  were laid at rest in the Moyie  cemetery. -Rev. J. W. Miller of  the Methodist church conducted  the service, and W. R. Beatty of  Cranbrook was the undertaker in  charge. Hedley died last S itur-  day morning after taking an  overdose of poison,1 presumably  cocaine. '  Chinese Eggs Coming.  A new trade which Shanghai  dealers are seeking to work up  with America is in eggs, the first  shipment of 110 barrel-- being included in the cargo, of the Empress of China, which reached  Victoria with 52S passengers.  At a meeting of, the','Moyie  l-'o'otball Club'- on January 11th  the following officers were elected  for the season 1010:l \  S. G. Blaylock���Hon. Pres.f  ' n. S. Gamble���Hon. .Vice Pres.1,    '  "   It. Marshall���President,, ���-    '��  "   F. Bge���Secretary, '  ,      -'���  ,"'  ' Joe McLaren��� Treasurer,  Managers���It. -Marshall,   J.   McLaren,' Wm.'<Kennedy,   M.   Marshall and R. Agnue. ., Trainer���U.  i i'  Aguuc. i ' *'        '  j 1 * j r   - r     ���-  May Have  Woman "Cop."    ,'  <* '���      J , i  A woman may be, added to  Spokane's" police force. Seattle  and Tacoma each have a woman  on the force. Seattle's woman  officer is a large woman and able  ,to defend herself. Tacoiuv's  woman officer is of small stature  and does not weigh over 150  pounds. Size does not have much  bearing in regard - to the amount  of good done by the women officers, as they don't mix ia general squabbles, bufc(go about cheir  work iu a quiet but decisive  manner.  It is reported that Ex Governor  Mackintosh, formerly of Regina,  Rossland and other points, is  rtbout to make another fortune in  the Gowgauda silver camp in Ontario. During the boom in Rossland he is said to have made $000,-  000 out of the sale of the Le Roi.  The statue of Marcus Whitman  iu front of Whitman College in  Walla Walla was blown over by  the wind tho other night and was  hopelessly smashed. The head  was broken olT, both legs and the  back split, and the wagon wheel  on which one hand rosted rolled  i !   ii.tc o rtPily slut in-  He Likes the   Camp..  E. C. Henry, who is in Moyie  looking over the different properties here, aud representiug tho  ".Mining World" of Chicago, has  a very high opinion of the camp.  Mr. Henry has traveled extensively, and is thoroughly cousver-  sant with all phases of mining.  He will probably remain hero for  a week or more yet.  FOR SALE:���Mantle _ folding  bed and mattress. Pi ice $1-.  Apply at this office.  Hockey   Tonight.  There will be a hockey game to  night at the rink   between    the  mill aud  the town   teams.    The  game will be called at 7 o'clock.  Arranging Testing   Plant.  Machinery is being   put  in   tho  old   slime  plant   building at   the  St.  Kugcnc, and  bore   oie.s   from  the vaiious propd lies of the  Oon-  'solidated     Company      will       b.*  tested.  Stock Taking Sale of  Ladies' Underwear.  In order to clear in these lines  we   will  sell   at the following low prices.  Suits $2.75 now $1*90.  1.50.  1.00.  '95.  "     2.00  "     1.50  now  . i  These prices arc special for one week   only,  so don't fail lo lake advantage of these sn.ip^.  Daylight  Store.  ROBERTS &  MESSINGFiR  .y'M  y y^f'  :':'r ' !-.��*,  (,   I."  i-  v  =s=32=rc��as. :*K!LMK7*����2��S�� I, I  .'"'���l.  u  A   -  ,-* - '  f. '  Vi  '"I-l  '.  rilill  ���H i  >'.��-  .'".,   1  '-   trVi  ...  a      iM0  I6---' -y A<u  i     A,   1    *   tr. J  <.*  ���?b  * :' 'y  atfW*4,!'4> *',  $$?-. ��y -  Sj,",',- .'     , ' '.'  ,_J*-y  , .,-.(.;  l?��*v  ,   , '   .  ���.���o.  j.i   .<> 'i      '' '���*��  ..'W+4  PCfe'^l  I   l'  V   ��  4  ?!  TX1K M-UllKTi. MOV1K. lliUTlSII COLUMBIA.  : -���sjr5' r-i-Lyj;,^ .,������ -��^wi->'wiTwiJi!i:-^u^-J-Tl  i'ilH lliyiE ��� LEADR  Discoverers' Troubles  l,li.-l.t-il i.u t'lii- iiiir.-iAi ol tin ncuj'lc  of vlm-jc -luil iEum ��iioteri*iy.  R 4. SMYTtt.' P'.;jLiSif>a'..  i:.itj:   or   s-viim i-yi.ii'.-*.  GO  u' Yew   . ,    .  I'UIDAY, JAN.,  tftf  1010.  i     Di. Cook; i* not tho only discov  | .-ri'i-   uho  has   had   hit*   Lioubhs.  1 1'ii'wuiJ of  <.:hiistoph<sr CJiuni-  nm wjio d jubted vvLwn he t-i il   ol  Che Ji-Aiuvf ry of Ameiica.', Wlu-i-  Jli'my M. S uult-y seat' tho news  i'iu u dai ki rfC Afiic.i that  lie  h id  'I'liiuid   i.iviii^itouu   eveiyona   di*-  yl.ui.-J it  was;   only   a   uow'sp ipi-i  ��� -on-aii in.    And theie aro numer1  |ou-iii-t .nues.     ] c   seems  a   hard  I'liing that   the  woi'd  of  the ex  ; ,*1 ii'i-r -.li ju'ii nuD be   taken   who .  i iie i--. a I't-i'.-iiu of repute.    Utrerh  ^ ' iiiiti-.tiiu-d ni'en h ivo chanced up"i  )  '' ��� i lisruvi-i'ies tJiat'l.avo esrape-d   the  Dr." CopK'"eoiildfoiot yven iIll)lK.0 uf x\ui  ,im.t st-icntifj..- ob-  lei! '.ilrmjiful bear story."        j ��i*t v.-i-.   Yot ^-ie.ui.io oWrvbr-  ihein--lv-s     havo,. sn   often, gone  ^ti ay that perh.-ipi, this   general  Oh, yep, winter tune   is  all  right, in   some   respects,   but  oh! you summer tiiije.  ' -a? S=���        i      _  ' , I ,  As for Dr.' Cook,   his* -wife  in'g peeved at -bin  loves him but die Eskimos  uUmmJu   of   i-kepLi-L-Uui   is  partly  j.i**lj!it_"l.  A very good eximple to show  how iiicotiuhifriv-eexp' rt testimony  maybe in Midi milters can be  found     in     tlio   life   of   lien oral  h  being peeved at -him,   nobody' Cjeoigw 11. JMoClellnn.    MuCloIhui  ��� was a most accomplished engineer.    After,    the    Mexican     War   had  ' n       ���!,' j orde-1, ho was, appointed rby   the  It is a heap ' eas:c't*   for  ilif | trftverniueut to engage iu several  -cientifie ��� observations.      Among  average mar,'to phvy" tlie   liar  ��� than it is'for hm^tQ, play 'the  lyre.,        ,-,..- ,   , '  fc  (  ���-��- ���  f'I can't  bear  fat  people,'"  1 * i  exclaimed the ihiu ice -as the  250 pound girl locgajf to "put"  pn her skates. '    '    ,  Already the people are talk-  jug1 baseball and 'football.  This'is a never Jailing* indication of an early spring.  ' .The election bf "Joe'! Mar-  ���liii 'iii 'England is only another  g/idence that it" is impossible  !to keep1 a good'man down.  r' ^'  The- election'in   Cranbrook  would  seem, to .'indicate that  .die people   of   that   city ��� are  willing to leave  well, enougn  alone. > ,  Crcs.ou   wants   an   experimental     farm     and   -a   high  school.    There are-Tew more  "��� ambitious towns in the country  than Creston. *  The girl who_] tlniiks niore  of a silk dress thaii a tidy  home, wilUinake a wife who  ^.vill think more of a poodle  dog��lhau a babj*.  Thc"St. T-Cugcuc at Moyie is  ���in a class by itself, producing  as it does in the neighborhood  of 75_per"ccut of the total tonnage of lead ore mined in the  Kootenavs.  Lumbermen are optimistic,  And anticipate big things for  1910. The lumbermen have  hacl their troubles, and it is a  pleasure to note that there are  better things iu store. ,  There maybe larger weekly  ue\v*.p incr.*i published in British Columbia, hut e\en being  larger there are few of them  that crowd as much actual  jjc.v.** in their cobrnr-. as docs  the! Greenwood Ledge. ' We  cm all t.ike off' our' hats to  ' Col;" L-weryy  other duties of this charactc", he  was? appointed by the1 government to^ongage in several scientific observations. ^Imong oth'er  duties of this character, ho was  asked, by the War Department to  explore tho Cascade 'Kmgo, from  the Columbia'River northward to  the frontier of British Columbia,  in order to report whether or not  ihere were any passes through  .vhifch a railro.-.d could be'built to  the Pacifio. 'McCldJin was admirably fitted for' the task. t He  organized a'most complete expedition; he took'-liis time for the  investigation; aud he finally reported that there was no practicable pass north of the "Columbia/  This was the calculated, stato'-,  ment of a trained observer with  every facility at his disposal,' "and  it had to do with the topography  of,his own country. Yet MeClel-  lan was absolutely wrong; and to-,  day three Hues of railway are op-  eratod , through p.isses which,  *\ilh'all his science aud, all his  elaborate equipment, lie either  failed to find or reported' impr.ac  'ticablc,  The explorer and discoverer,  therefore, may expect to have his  word discredited Perhaps he  will be disbelieved until long after  ho has passed away. This is tbe  ���*i*ciifiee that is often exicted  from those who seek the truth.  They must look to distant ages  for a late reward.  After the Mail   Order People.  Despair and Despondency  No one but u nonun can tell the. story o( ihe sufld-inf!, tlie  despair, and the despondency endured by women who cmry  a daily burden of ill-lieulth and pcin because of disorders ana  derangements of the delicate and important organs that are  distinctly feminine. The tortures so bravely endured completely upset the nerves if long continued. ,  Dr. Pierce's Favorite Prescription is a positive cure lor *  weakness and disease of the feminine organinn.  IT MAKES WEAK WOnEN STRONG,  SICK  WOMEN  WELL!  It allays inflammation, heals ulceration and sooUies pain.  It tones and builds up the ner>es. It fit? for wifehood  and motherhood. Honest medicine dealers sell it, at.a  have nothing to urge upon you ns " Ju��* us_��o<,o- '  It is non-secret,'non-alcoholic and has a record' of forty >cars ol cur-v.  Ask Your Neighbors.    They probably know of some of lis many cuies.  If you want a book that tells nil about woman's diseases, and how to cure  them at home, send 31  one-cent stamps  to Dr. Pierce' to pay cost ot  mailins  nd he will send you a free copy of  his   great thousand-puj.e n.  L O. O. F.  i Aleets Tui*��d*iy evening* in McGregor  hull  on   Victoria street.   Sojourning  Odd FeHowi, cordially invilt-d.  Fki-i* Kite. F. J. Smyth.  ���jy, Noble Grand. Secr'y-  only, a  ���Co mm  In handsome cloth-binding, 50 stamp*..    Ad'  *sfi:��t<-d  Common Sense Medical Adviser���revised, Up-to date edition, in paper coders  \ddressDr. K.V.Pitrce, l!u.^ .J, ...1  TlieTima lo  Change.  It was tho dreamy hour after  Christmas dinner'and the gills  wore talking in the hushed tones  .appropriate, to tho o'ecahiou.  "I've jn-st heard of a new charm  to tell whether any ono loves-you,"  and if so, .who .it_ is," whispered  Kloie.     '  '���What i-3 il?" queried , Sjphie,  absentl>y fingering ber new diamond riup.      ���- ,       ,, ,,  ."WeM," you take-four ".or five  chestnuts name each of' them  after some maiv you know,,' and  then put them'on the "stove, aud  tho first ono that pops���is the ;one  that loves you."        -       �� '    '  "il-ni," said Sophie, "h know a  better way than that'."  '���Dj you'^ ' ���, .  , "Yu-*, indeed.' 'hy my plvn you  take one particular min,' place  him on the sofa in the pirlor, sit  close to him with the light a little  'low and look into his eyes. And  then if he doesn't pop you'll know  it's time'to chauge the,man on  the sofa." '" ,       ���    ���  la a North' Dakota town the  merchants becune tired of selling  goods on credit while their customer", or many of them, were  sending their cash away to catalogue houses. After careful con-  iideiation they decided to adopt,  radical nuans to -enforce cash  payment*3.  A man was sont to the railway  station to make a list each day  ��� >f the names of those receiving  <ocd3 from the catalogue houses.  A copy of this list was placed in  each store and when one of these  customers attempted to 'purchase  on time he   was   courteously   re-  tll.Sf tl.  Again, any of s\\i?i\ customer**  .Ringing ptodii'-e to town were  lircctctl   to ship   ifc  to   the cita  A'MiJi/a   Cjogejies.  Land Rush.  * On6 thousand'men- and women  lined np around the whole block  from the" land toffL'e at' Leth-  bridge -a ,few days ago to take  their turn'jto enter,'for, homesteads. There were twenty-one  townships thrown open including'  the last'large block of,'good land  in southern Alberta that will be  opened for homestead_entry.  As Lowrey Sees Things.  (Gieewood Ledge.)  ,'Ploughing has commenced in  the Yukon ��� It is done with a rotary.    ',  �� Jf sho slicks to her job long  enough, the girl who becomes a  young man's slave may develop  iuto an old man's darling.  ��� A man'was fined in. California  for .betting on t a baseball (game.  By and tfy th'ey will bo arresting  people for buying mining stocks  or tickets for a dhurch rattle.     ���&  , A report.from Now York says  that in. 1909 the American Telephone Co', made a profit bf '$150-'  000,000. Part of this was made  by paying small-wages to * hello  gnl*?-    '-\      ,       '   ,.' :  The charm of life in, Victoria  will .pass r away when, tliat^eity  grows much bigger thau icyjs now.  In fact many qf the oldest- inhabitants . aro already complaining  about its rapid .progress. " If the  pace keeps up Victoria will ere  long lose its reputation .as   being  an excellent resort for sleep  and  ,, i -*  repose.y, ,  Let Mrs. Hindu In.  Hamilton Spectator���British  Columbia Hindus aro determined  to bring their wives to this conn-  try, aud it is said the officials will  endeavor to prevent them from so  doing. It is hard tp know just  why, lf these men are permitted  to remain in the country it would  surely be better that they should  have women of their own race to  live with him than to bo forced to  mix with the 'women of other  races, including our own.  Sure of Himself.  Physician���Have you any aches  or pains this morning?  Patient���Yes, doctor: it hurts  me to. breathe���in fact, the only  trouble now seems co bo with my  breath.  Physician���All right. I'll give  you something that will stop that.  ���Boston Globe.  Chamberlain's Cough Remedy  never disappoint those who use it  for obstinate coughs, colds and  irritations of the throat and lungs,  ft stands uni ivailed as a  remedy  l for all throat   and   lung  diseases.  loguo   houses   with   which they' lSdid by tho-Moyio Drug and   Sta-  It'alr. j  . ,,  rri j. /���   i- _,, tioneiy Co.  Iho    customers     finding they!  could no longer gut credit at  homo, weie thu-3 foi cod to keep  Ihuic money nt home in order to  pinch isc the ai tides for which it  >vouId not ]),iy them to send  i way. ��� Oomnieicial.  POSTAL    PHOTOS.  /"* ���  Coming fcvenfs.  , 11 ;n=piel at Nelson; January 21.  .. Meeting of Associated .13Dard-*  if Trade at Nelson, January 20th.  ���It'issland Winter Carnival,  February Sth to 12th.   ,  I make a specialty of Postal Photo work. Prices, 4  for 50 cents, or $1.25 a dozen.  'MISS. FLORA DEACON.  ANNUAL,, ,  Eastern   Canada  :. EXCURSIONS-'  1       t   Low it omul Trip Itatch lo  'Ontario, Quebec and'  Maritime Provinces.  Tickets on Sale Dec. 1 to Bee. 31, inclusive, good to return within three  months. Tickets issued in .connection  Atlantic Steamship Business will be on  sale from November 21 and limited to  /ive months from date of'issue.  Finest Equipment, Standard I-'ir.st Class  aud Tourist Sleeping Girs and Dining  Cars ou all Through Trains. Compartment���Library���-Observation Cars on  "Imperial Limited" and ' Atlantic  Express."  3-Throiigh Express Trains DaiIy-3  THE 'TORONTO EXHtESS"  leaves Winnipeg daily at 22.-10, makimr  coiiuccUons at Toronto for all points  East and West." The "IMl'RRIAI,  LI.MITFD" leaves Winnipeg daily at  18.15, 'aiulthe "AlXAXTlCiiXPRFSS"  at 8.00 daily, making connections at  Montreal for all points Hast thereof.  Apply to.ihe nearest C. P. It  agent for  full particulars.  1'. J, McAi.i'ivi-',  CliancpJlor Com.  ,ht. Km;. lie I.oiiKft ?��'<>. 37  K. of P.   ,  Meets every Thursday  evening in McGregor  hull al S < 'elect. Visiting lirothrrs invited.  '     K A. UlUi  K.��R   &.   S.  Selkirk I.oilKO, No. CO  A. I',   ii   A. .11.  Regular    meetings  on( the  first Wed-  nosday      of   each  _. month* - '      i  Viaititjj; bretliern avcIcciup,  If, Chapman; AV. AI".  N. W. IJui-dett, Secretary.  Moyie   Miners'   Union  ���    -  No. 71,'W. F. of M'.  ' ',  Meets in McGregor hull overy  Sntur  il.iy eveninc.' *  Sojourning, members  nre ronlitdlv invi'loii to.atti'tid. ,.  ,'*  i V r *  John 'J*oyd,   - James Roberts  Pretideut/'     f,   , Secretary  Harvey,   "McCarter   &  Macdonald.  ��� Barrister's, Solicitors, Notaries, Etc  , ��� ' . I'-   ���  Cranbrook, ' -, - '.B. C  W. P. G,URD, .���  JJAUltlSTKK. SOLICITOK,' ETC.  CRANBROOK.  ,B. C  DR. P. B. MILES,  DE3NTTIST.  .Cranbrook,.  B, C.  George R Thomipson,  ���' Bakkistkr,    Solicitor* tl  NOTAUV PUHLIC,,itC. '      ''  CRANBROOK,^,   Britimi Columbia  W. R. BE ATT Y ���*  *! " '  Embalm'er and Undertaker,  Phone 9.E " '  CRANBROOK  T.T. McVIttIc,C.E.,V L.S.       ,11. V.   I'arVcr. C  McVITTIE & <PARKER  '      G  '   PltOVINCIAL L.ljND   SUUVKYINO j  KA1HVAY   ��   MINING    KNCINKKKING  Csiimates Furnished.  OFFICES  Fort Steele P. 0. Box 25.  Cranbrook P. 0. Box 11*.  ��iP  BUY  YOUR  Nifty   Fall  ���UITINGS  tho  fruiting-^  A i-fforme;! uhureh. in .Brooklyn'  i* il lin^j nw.iy with' tlie chimes in  ' .i'i >( -i-,il������ nii'l.is lii.stiilling in lien  n.'rcjif ']; iw'irfiil sc.-ii'olilightH,  '\iiii-h will sA-ccp Llie lioriz'Jii.ai  innei of sui'vii;.*. Tiiis i*i '��� the  iiio.Iurii vei;.-iu:i (,f Diogenes set-  tin? out to sou-c-h   for  ,-m   h'mest  inan with a I.a-i!,e.:-n.  ��viiltii-Lly   thinki   a  Tin  chwreh  I  i-i  fl itl   t.)   piercj  yf h.-juldyi*.  il^O  ii) irai   g o >!i>  The' busiest and mightiest Jittle  r.hing thrit ever was made is  Chamberlain's Htomach and Liver  ['ablets, T-*ey do the work when  'Ver yon require their aid. These  ablets change weakness into  -strength, li=tlessness into energy,  jlooinineiis into joyoiisnas?, Their  iction is 30 gentle ono don't   re.il-  I'lterii   t(<<     -/.a the3'- have taken   a  purgative.  *t   St.v-  Wra, Jewell  ���J iltl by The M-.yio  Ding  ��� .ionery Cij.  Express and General Delivery Business. Livery and  Feed Stable.  WOOD   AND    COAL  For Sxle  Leave Orders at  Gwynhe's Store,  Moyie, British Co.umbia  FI NE NEW STOCK  ut  nattiest in Fall  from eafelern and lOnglibh  nianufacttircrs just received,  They are undoubtedly the  handsomest and most distinctive. . fabrics that have  yet beeii offered 'and. "those  ul io would ''have., something  select in a Suit; for fall  should leave their order  early. . A. fit guaranteed and  at a reasonable price.  Pressing and Cleaning  Done  Prices Right.  C. A, FOOTE  Merchant Tailor.  MOYIEV E. C  Cigars  Tobaccos  Fruit and  i        *  Confetionery  FJIO.M  A. B, Stewart  Thos. Summers  Cigais,   Tobacco,  Fruit  and  Confectionery.  TOY'S,    NOTIONS   ETC.  South   Victoria   St.  TUE-  I  guts  DK9AUI.NIKB    KJtOS,   I'oim.  [jar^c sample room in connection  with house for commercial men. Beet  of accommodation. . y  Ileudquortcrs for   Com-  ,     mcrcial and Wining Jlcn.  .QukknsYa'vk.','.' MOYIE,. B.C.  SEND YOOU    WOllK   TO  THL  KOOTENAY ,,  STEAM  LAUNDRY.  NELSON  All White Labor.  OLIVER TYPEWRITES  For Sale  For $125.00.'  ��� Easy' Payments.  "��� SMYTH.  t  MOYIE,   B.   C.  iv .���^���^���^><g!>^;^l-g:^:^-,-g--g--g;--g;-<:*-C:^iS>^i^i!^*-X..'v.>, v .'.  fe��^5?-,5*��p>r-,c*^c^5. >*.-^.*>��.-<>.-^.*>^-5?::5?y^^i?>-5?$a;  ijljt    J'. O. 13OX801 - ..���'���'..        '���MiONE.ia, J  2 East Kootenay Bolting Co  \f/     ���*���  xv ���    --        , ���     ' -  i$t ,- J '     l , y   ' Cranbrook,   B.'C.  W   "        - ' .      A .'*',"      ',      ,  ��/  \St  <��/  \^  \l/  "    "'''i:' \A'i  'A'^'Ahfi  #i ' ' './*  ,  . ir. t. *i?ti  ' - i ''id/*  i    ���-,./--  ' :ytb*  b^:U  T-J   -      'fi"     'I  .<y,4y.\  Ym  ,���Af'.y.\y  ''?-,'<   bl  ', y ' a  '    r V    1*  il < r-. -^  i    ' ���"     ��!  ,    A* ,1 I  *    _   ������-.  J*   ai  ��V  %   -   "������-'��� ~  tSXl  HTf ���r"j.'S-f*JE  -��� A-'iAp  ,   y<M  ���V .'      tv-*,W  '     '     ;      ,P%��,  * it' -, v:a��  . ��� "-'yriEMf  '     ,   ;+>$&  -     - i-3iS,  .  ���.i.-i'iV-V  "f  Man uf act urcrs   of all kinds'of carbonated'  beverages., Wo spare no"expense  to have  1 i t i ��,i,  our Koods the-best, on the market. ,  There are  others,' But  JI  > -a. -r.   )��'  ^    fi, ,�� '.Yt-ij-.i (OTj,,  *  ^������Ayyymi  , "     '-J. ,*(���'*dtif  \\i 11.4^^!  r:  w . j ' < .i*'.��fe.'*va5Ms&s  ill;' l-\ffr3MSK&  SfS^.i  W xnere are  oiners,  jbuej i '*-wUasaSte  \ti ,     '      i <     <���'���'      ���  ��'���-     .     ���      ������ ii:, ''^^as  W ,-"_-_'_   ^ i ��   i"r j��SjJ��sP'*a'  vt *r.^.^���^���^-^���^���^r^'fZ'iZ.-'S.-'C-'Cl-'C;^"I'-S-t'-t1 <-<-^f ' ..Jjdtuwb��;  ^^^?^?^^:^'^-'^:-^-^*^^^-'^''^-^-^">^-^-^-^^^>.^& ,*.Ya.y^;fefJ��s'*  ��� ��� *r"   ���       ,'   ,      ^r^'-'mfm'M  ���    <���,.���'-��� \A _ a, .       A-<A-w.^Mmk  ���The;;; .Miners' Union  ' Will' do well 'at the  beginning "of the year to     i  pass'a resolution as these three .people  ���n ,^.v.'ip^��flSe  *.* -*' -3��w%g��SHf#*i*  "j-&-  ���-i?-ii**W  l    VVvA-A?tiTL��.-��-*l ,E*i  J 1>J!>J��,C fc* rfi C-*?  ^Ar4^Xk-  , v..,.?i��|ins*iS*i;ii^,��ij ^*s***-  Loave work with the   local ngent  A,B.. STEWART.  have done.'   That before spending\heir money elsewhere ;y ^^��^1  ^" TJLX"IXit XX2TO  they will  examine hud_cnqiiire iuto'the price of  ROCKERS  i   *��� '  and   other lines  of furniture carried by the  ,   CRANBROOK CO-OPEBATIVE STOKES.  Stock Taking Season  'will be here February 1st, and for the next 30  days wcjf  give  a very special price_in all kinds ofjuniiture.  , Here Is  a sample.  r '  HUBed, spring, mattress, dresser and stand *  ~~'    , l all for S24.50. . j  Cranbrook   Co-Operative  yymy  '^:&&��  *,''.%>sv'.:'  ' -sis' ***y-.-*  * 'f-K3'*wK'  .,    is-A-qv���-.S  ---     ',J^*<JT*  --; -Kv'j  A:>&-AAt*  .-' #_&>^  '"w - "* ���f��-iy^t-^'i  -.k.i^j ' -vi^-Ji  ���,���!��*,":">  , Ai*-��y  ' idf'-Mf  fl* {-flu*"-  ("iv.  Moyie Beer  As madojby'the present brewer is admittedly ti"3 .  Best IJoer in East Kootenay.   With the Hct i'n�� j  and tho Purest Spring Water it is unexcelled a'1 .  quality.    Insist on having Moyio Beer. /  KOITLED AND DRAFT BKIUI     j  H0YIE BREWING  MUELLER & HESSE,   PROPS.        {  '. ������   s s   JV��<0>-SrXJ&, 33-' ��' ]  >'$*9&.6^  �������*  <,'5,^W''?<  ��� *:fe?>  ^���i*lV     liA'V  *JS*  o  HOTEL  *-*%^  i* -  'k  �����?  $  P. F. 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1   ^i*o ntiir'.n-li-' iIocmi'I  i-\i**t  n- n  pcr-oii-iiUy: the
TliinsMimii Ki-Oi-nliT 1-* i*.ol In tlio Ni-« --paper Aiiinitf.,
i'.ul liotli, '.!*• tv|<*-'. «ro familial- In eillo*. of Tinm tlvo
t,   tiii'litv llioi'isai.d nil omt tlio Cnlt«1 Ptnto-*.    Incl-
' e'.i-r.'.-*  til**,*  Hu* ali-orvo  im*  I'-apponinj; ovory  week  l'.i'
ISaU'i-Mieli!.    CMI-V'/Muslvcgoii^   Mich., ,nud  , lira tile-^
linrii. Vt.     , . ~ ,      *       , ,
I.v-1 us i.ivoit .loo wllli a poi-sonalit..- and the Ro-
cfiilir .i pl.u-e "m the w-oild of print merely to cet a
l.<.llL-i*'iiiider-=l:iiidlni? of'a little known l.iljcivi In t!i«
jifw**.|iiil)i'i- Aliie.v.inl. " * ,
"J'hi* tv\o exlieini;.- "f nowsp-MwVloi'- '"'e familiar to
lln- Ti'iidlfi-,' vulille. 'Hie ono I-.-the countrv editor.
v 'in 1- hi'-* oinii iiiiiipiisltiii* mid clienlatoi- and "de\ ll."
vim kU-k*. on hi*, lliulred weekiv edition on the foor
i i-i-*. In- ha** h.ul ^Inee OM-'.rd.ii?. l*u- W.-i-liuu'tuii
L-n-il pi«'*.s. wlin wimi-s palt-lii--. o" liN trou-i-rs and
Tii-ivjit*. |niinpl-.iii** and i_oiiliv<>i.dnin -iil),*.i riirtlim when
lie uin'l ui'l ea**li , ,
I'.- oeiui'le*. l.ithei- n hnuilili* li'.aee In tb; popular
i-s-llm-itl'ii lieiiuw lie ii'iift-* on writlna ./ repro-
rm-l-is sni'li l'iii'.i^r.M)li*> a*-:—"A r.-iir *-iil)*.ei-iliei- a-sks
n*. if .-*'ii* -*h-.i!l UiU'iirl luoad with hei u!o\ c on. ^\o
tu'il it with om l>""t** on: wc* need il with our shiit
on mill ii our Mili-.i-illi.er*, d'-n't pay v-v" •"»■ **° '1'1-
Uieii ** ilw n- ' dun attaehed. Ue rtocsn t nu;id
liww lie uets i l.uif li. ■*') loiifr a*- lie iri'l** »—xwl ean^
^orV. ii)  .n .H>, ' >l lor ii!.««\v f,t Uu* same time.
'J no i flier Lxtiune i- Use brilliant <.-oi-re-=!>om'.i*nt of
the • i eit  < it %   pipei.  who besrlns  li!-' daily ile**p.ltch
' ........    .       ..•   c,.,Jt-|
r. "Tlio
i'l.siliiil  of  Iriiiie m*u1  for. mo yesteidtiy" , or,
•Jli.  'Is i  h is oi eld'd to :u< opt my mhli''."
EW III- ni'.din In ilrslil-w. l»*en In l?u> fnverront of
bit|1i*s  imm liilpul to ilei--.de Ih.-* fate of nation-*.
l>tlv< I lie mm with tin- pumpkin *,uhsei-lptlon list at
thiVUliir ml "f tin \ i**r:i. he Is well known, because
lie i-MU't   neise to tcllinp ilbmit lilin-elf.
J*.iU the woihl h isn't hein-il a si-en I deal about Joo
V w> wiu'h*- loe m \ er kh k. d a fool power pn-ss. and
tlnnMii|i tune hi oer snw'lhe Secr-t-iiy of War wns
w In n 111 tt . en li in m. durliijr n ri-i-ldenll il e:iiiipali:n.
spoki f i li ii mi liilf- from a Hat i-ir-ii-nr the !•!'-' I;our
tieiiot \« \etlhil ss. the meal bulk of the pe<.|U-<nit;
tfi'i «Jr Chic iko and Nc-.v York d.-r-eml on Joe w In-
tiriif. I llii Onus of the times fur tho'.i,i. And ■•< e u-.'.iN
lo llii-Job pirotti will. , '
III*- pusitlnn in r.oonetown is urn fle.-uly (letinei .
.7oc u on Id till ^oTl that he is "lopi.rUm: on J: V>. \M'-
stns pipet Ollli-mU.i he Is the < ity editor, but l*e
< i lv cl1-!*- the Ulle w hen ihe elri-lis come-* to town. II
sounds bi^'u n d h<- i-nii i\"|-k the press :i-:c-iit for
nunc 'torn | is • He \el« rdmlt'im 1.-l-i-r i ovneied that
lie Is u neuspipi'r man, but the wold '•Jouruali-l i*
not Iu Ills ^ < i ihul n v.
ID Is v 11 111 older limn the ■■oiiev.il mn of i-cportets
tn tlu thus—hunt \-olulil <-r thirty, perhnp.s He Is
Miu.ntll shiM.i in tl has sl.iewd. toh-i.i.rt qur/zlea
i i*, 'Sou )iil(,1il sum up In- aliunde tow aid tlie word
!iki ,i,^_'C,o ihiiiil ni'd I ul <"' >"'"• shov. Its
ji n!it i'iKU-,'1 lltlli I'liinriiiMio'. (,HI don't espei-t me
Kilo Into i ipliilisiiii II. Yin see. 1 happen t-i l.ncie
1 nt tin sf u ti ii i /(• attlsl i- win oh k o\ er a note ,i.
(hi bink Hut Min il.iwn •elsdiunU at.d thai your
Jion lusii t .1 t.mlh 'n hi* heail I'.ut I'm :i piVtt.V Km-'-l
dilltiM iiihI r •> mi t , In- you -iway."
The Wi.'c ana l^it'.Ie On:s.
ID    r.uiidir.Us I- not what J''" iniu'd <"i;l ■' nilrrof
of nislijon      He I- Imllnid. 1 am afi-,iii!. I" '■'• !,1.1"'1"
i,bllili*.    roi   th'le {- a v. if^ M'id a (-"Up'e ' f kiwbi'** In
Hu  Inline he i*. |ui  Inn fov over on the noi Hi -.(!<'.
;Vs to his woik, .!< i- ROUS'all ihe news in the illy nnd
had Veen rxpl.iliml to lirr by tlio tw-o dealers.,but sh»
ii.is  shiftl<*-s.   wearied   by  the  uuoiidmi; ■Jtnij-'Kle  t<>
support her-elf ami lur r-liiklivn by the treadmill of  ,
the w.islitub, nii'i none too biiidU.
Utile*had l)ir*-n p.nd on the i-ontr.ict article"* nnd a  <
«iurniit was isMird for ln-r .in est.    It was in id Winter
lic-I'ore they found her.       „ "
\ deputy sborlft localed Hi" "crnninul" a mil" from
her home during '« lu-.i\ v ^nou storm. Sho was tiijr-
■iinii at a liamlaled f.ist m tin* drift--. It was'loaded
with fr-isjiiieins. of pine lor tin- mo.i-jio tne In the one
.Murv fnauio sliaek Her lioi-c hid ilinl i^f liunRcr
ami 'every day she had pti.dded out into tho slashings;
to n't wood. , '
The woman was faded and unlovely. The deputy
sheiirf '-didirt think." he -.ild , Her hopeless. friKliV- ,
i-ned snlille was not cimdm n •■ to svmp'ithy. It lacked
but «Ti hour to train time. *o lie took her nwny w Ithout
"Mn" her opTx-Ttunity io bid tie- ll't-e one-; ftoodliy or
provide for their care,- Their m-.in--.' iii-lSlibor \viis *
IniiK c-kdity rods distant, on a lonely rond drifted
three fi-et deep wMb snow.
Whi'in Joe niim.'ijrhs vtvi/f- tli.\t «toiy li*- snw before
him 1hose little jiiiN,'huddlliiK om-i:'n  rust-led  and
empty stove.    Tlie miuw would hi- ■sifting tbroush the  "
cre-ili-es hi tlio sh-i<lc.
'J'he  eldest   v ould   be <*hoeiliiK  th°  younger ones,
'while they wijiideLt-d plaiutivelv why mamma dldn t 9
come livnie. ,    ,
" '   Mavbe theie was notliliiB to "pat in'tlio house.    Ami
nhvn  nipht came  iV>wn  over  tliat ds-eury  w.iste oi
white and the coinage eVcn of the little mother gave
A 'iu mit wiiiie''into Joe, Burroughs' throat.    "Damn >
tiic-iiiw-r.hpsaw-soyswir-- . „.   .. .,''■
'     I-'or no one; w-.w to blame, jou see; no one at (ill nun
"j(T',   hcvlns was dull and lac-kin;,' n little In moral
fibre- she didn't know.  The merchant--, li.id a '■fe'-'f 4,°
- coilo.t their nioiic-v; the law championed them.     Ihe
lusne-f* who issued, th<> w.ivnint was unaware,of the
c"ii-nimstan<;'e:-.    The   omcer   who   served ■ It   had   his,,
sworn dntv to «1o. ' Just tlie law was to blame.   ■        *•
Joe's story t)f Mrs. Hevjii- seemed to st mid, out on,
tlie ilrst linvTJ of the Itecordev, Ki letters n  foot'hlpli- "
He made evervbodv see her and Ihe ble.tk little sliaek
nnd the three cold/hmiKvy, huddllsij.' little sir's just as
he saw tliein.   "I hat 'lump' came Into many throats as
writes It; dishes up some editorial when J. W. Is
aw.-iv: pi-epai-es a  wenther forecast of hi- own  when*
' the citv dailies fail tn '.ret in on time: jrets out'a good
readable sheet three bundled odd limes a..\onr.
Sometimes Joe has -a cub or two to help him.    Tii-
,\nte!v he thinks they nre more bother than they't*-
worth, but it pie.ise.s fhu boss to ha\o them arouud. so
Ir isn't up to him to kick. Mostly the.*, an- joung
meteotltea teni|Kiraril.i occ-upj Injr (his sectlor of Ihe
newspaper firmament oil their wny lo gieater lielfjlus
In the metropolis.
pint form, because. Ids sMcr Is a teacher of "vol'e and
piano" and the patter of the musically Inclined is-familiar to hi.s ears. He captained the football eleven
his sciend vear in the hfeli sL-hooi and pl.ijcd -hou
with the KooJietown Star- the jear they had such a
ernckajai k team. So dislui'v- up sports Is tun for hnn.
He knows that liter.iture isn't -'tine wrltinjr" and
that ih.it mnsterpieie. the Bible. Is-made up of word.-
small and .round and mhil-Iiii,-. like !"> i"U>act on the
coiusciousitess with pebbles from a slin-.'. One day li *
wrote'the account of a train wreck near Boonetown
the metropolis      t nuni- m*: .1*.*-^,*..*. v* •» ...** — —
Or ni-rh-iiU th'ev are college bovs home fw Hie sum-     and held himself, ns an experiment, to wo-ils ol tw >
br\ acHih^.    Alwliys   ihi-y   wear   lorny M.cks   and     ..uiabl.-s-.    The  .11-* I-.I011  vujwliiteirfent  of   the  road
me.    —  .
turned up trouseis. h.immer Joe's ijpowriter anil use
the 'phone to make d.ites tor dances.
■He coirei ts the cc*pv tliey turn in. 11111Injx down lo a
sllekful this column hiiilded with so mm li care. o.
rusliiiiK out to grab that important story dismissed
w Ith a si ant live lines.
On. c In a while in a single sentence lib epltonu-^* a
half dozen chapters in the newspaper man'-, book or
law and hurls It at their devotid heads
To I.nwver Bronson's boy. who has as much news-
p-'por insfmct as a rubber boot, he said one daj :—
•■Ilnrrv dear, be a little careful or yourself, lull II be
ch.i.sln'k up to the depot some moi.iing to got n per-i
son-.il nnd vou'll fall 'i*.cr a nuiider and, break your
leg!" And* io re. kles.s young "Biir Storiinjr. :i -sopn
medic at the Wate unii erslly. who I, always making:
disastrous ml-itav.i's:—"A doctor. Willi 1111?    N". no; nn
UIJu'st'u".-ius-e his coal i-s shim- at the elbows and his
m-i-ktle I- fraved we uuisln-t infer that Joe ba.sn t .1
good thing liimiu lully. beemise he has. he Observer
pnvs him 011 nn :iM-i-ase ?l-' a week, -then he coii.*-
sponds  fir in.i"nr Hu'ee outside papers-
c.igo aud one m  Indianapolis, or maybe 	
In  Denver and  a   nuMifcler of jnibllc  opinion   iu  ban     suliscription
F Tha^neans'nt least as miuh nior,, ™™]*™""
considerable stulf for the county chairiiiaii 1!urljur I 1 •
campaign, draws up some sets of lodge e** m»is.
hammers out a eonsli.'ul.'ou and n set «     *^ •
sriini*- soi-ietv -uid. w bSper. gels up Mr- .Ilggin.s ,..ip.'i
for the Stale l-'i dciatii.u i.l' Women s Clubs.
Ml these forms of kternry pot and kettle inei'dln.-
nre proli.nble. and hy th** ei.il of the .v-U' lu- h-i.s
earned $1.100 or Jl.f-'IM).
Of course  Ihat   isn't  ilgarille  nionev
White Way. but it's sum.* •10r-.lmm1.11
Why, the Supi-rlnti-iuU-iit  of .*-•<
-one  in <.'hi-
on  the  Ureal
in liooiielown.
iiouls doesn't  get  any
Mlsril last winter i„ slm-hLvii (if Vu ,     , ' be-   are • s
roughs always dressi- ni'alK-nnd the -.-hi.die.i jii  .i.s
l"nn-ee':stn*etrp-n''1 1» B;>one.ow-„.
ami South l.l:n oln.
ml.li"--'hi .mil tin-re
II,.,  within  Hs i-i-rporaf.-
whiili   isn't   1"  l'e
lound and r
Theie are only
i:.-i-t Main and W.isbliigum avi-uue
The elwtile 1'j-lils are niriiid i.IT at
ui-e just   fort.v-lhiee antotuob
his .Mirroimdliigs, for ne 1- :
•Hu* St a: e
used the article :is his teport.
Joseph is an pmnhorons render. When his duties
allow il he spends his eienlngs at home, immersed 111 .1
I mole, while the babies crawl over his legs mid Mrs.
Burroughs does the family nicm.ing.
He grins whesi he comes across n -plaint In some big
pel ii dim! because the editors can't get '•thoroughly 111
touch" with tlieir reailcis. These gentlemen bemoan
the r.ict 1U.1t the ••personal note" is lacking.     *
For Joseph doesn't nonce any lack of the personal
note among the subsi libers of tlie Becnrder Mrs.
Ili-"*ins' kick is lmt one i*-f liuiwlrwls that have been
reiTistcted wit,h him. He knows the ix*t!iness. the
meanness and the jealousy of human nature as no one
else excepting the doctor can know them.
He recalls lioiv one business man who makes trips
to neighboring- towns several times a month complained to Kditor Wilson because bis visit to Ilillcrest
wnsirt mentioned, "and Burroughs saw me get on the
train loo." Yet Hllk-resl N only eight miles aw.iy
and that man's name has been In Hie local columns
four limes in the preceding six days:
> 1/ist spiing. when ihe liver overflowed its banks
•ird tloi ded several ..streets, a msn discontinued his
bei.iuse Hie paper didn't say IIim water
had sin rounded his |i,ui*e*.
It was hardlv deep eiioligli to W"t his feel, but he
was jealous. Some of his more unfortunate neigh-
bi-i-s had received menlion by name lu*.-miso they had
been i-ompelled to nunc out by boat In tho night.
Joe knows that from any standpoint where money
is i-oni 1 rued ivom-iu is an unsatisfactory factor with
whl, h to deal. He '."' * 'l't ph:losophi--c or wor.di'r
why it Is so; he just k-.i   .1 -* if.s so and governs bloW-lC
accordingly. " ■ ,        .    ,    , „
There was Mr--.  l*.*e|..r  Bralth-wnlti-. rival of Mrs.
III-'-'ii*.s     She called up to advertise 1 ne l"s-' ol n set
',.,' furs Milned at S"tvi.    -loe answcrid Ihe ■plinne.
■•How iimi-li reward':" he asked, after lie had read
the nd l'.-i-k iwi'i* .il tho lady's roi|ite**t. "ju-t to make
Mire he had It  co'lu] d"W n vignt."
-KewatdV '■.hcid the frosty vein' nt Ihe other end
et the wire ".No row.ml wh-iloM'i'' Mu-t people lie
1,1-11.. d to do 'heir plan, duty? 1 e*.pe.-t ihi,m.h.' who
I nils those furs will return them at once. I Pel will
certainly liud theuisi-hi-s III trouble .I the> don't'.
'  I'
know   It.
editor of the Chicago ].M-re-.s
be  »'iis
A Ballade of Matters■PdU.
lie 1
\X/     And win ii   the Kiringless bean?
And llulwii   I yli.-i-i's plays?       '
i\.ml  lloin bins  (luoovi'?
Vnd  (■euii.es  li itc-het  keen? Y'  ,
And 11*<  tin  weilth of Xoni/--?
Vn lm v ■ dinilj   seen. '.
AiiiUUiK   diiwu in  foam.
Wb*ie nie   the   ei owning bays   .
Chit siifliind Ilnb.-'.ou's .mil '-I;?
And  11101101 .lis   md rays
Of pm *.st X si 11 im?
And nop stillstics lean?
^bcio aie the gtc&e of Koine?
By John  Edward  Russell.
All, -ill. from w-hat  I gli>an,
A  iiicture dnnvn in'fo.-un.      ■.  ,-
Wlvre ai--.* the Siren's lays?
And win-re's what niiglit have been
And iiouls. UM'd in the days
Wheu'twas a Bowling -Oreeu?
l-'i-ce silver?    Boinba/.tnc?
Ar.d iM'ti-ITurSshlpiicdrome?
A tiling of .mist. 1 ween—
A  picture drawn  in  foam.
'.  I .     -ENVOY.
I'riiici'—upon the scene ,
The stmlting liguves roam.
They pa.s.s, m-.fl leave not. e'en
'A'pictui"* '■'"awn in ftuiiu.
11-. ered   1111
JosejdiS ability b.\
'^le'l^ows it and other people^ ^^   ^ ^ ^m.
iu  the  c.lty.  ihat.the
.. ,.i   ,.',• 1.1.1 Y-iiiken about
i ,111   nn...      ..--'.    , , _
bis work and a job is .wait-
in" for him if he wants it.
n'iid last year the editor of
-our rep-tile conU'inpornry."
/;s he jokingly call
ltoonetown . Ha'•'>'•
Dispatch, tried to
away nt a
di give
bire   liini
dollar   more,  a
conies pretty near
•in all round, newsman. ' He writes up
Hu* matinee at the driving
park in a way that makes
the men who handle I lie "rlb-
br.ns" in d with .s-itisfactlon.
His fatlie-r owns a pacer
,.;,.,( iini-e made theni all
take the dust.
■ ■lie can ' lics-'i-lbe a conecrt
j,1, whieii classi-.- nwisic has
l-.un    spilled    nil    over    tliij
likes to i-.\periinent 'with public opiuioli. To
if i|< public opinion li.i-s an ii'-adoiui- interest
Wo h.iM* li.-nul the word* and ■ili.ich the same
of inii-crlaiici' In them thai we do to "Iidilath e
and refercndii.ii" "i  '■woman-.s rights."
But the newspaper worker knows tbat publie «pln-
i,,n 1, -l 1,\ lug unseen, ilrile fi.ri e. uu-l ible as ipiiel;-
silver 'and s|,-,,ng as the tide. It Isn't nthcr.v. It's a
fart, like'tbe cast wind or Sat unlay night. (July one
lievi-i- knows what it's going to do next. :
'   r,urfoU"bs finds that Ids brethren ot the press have
p lot ures, pie Kindles f"'' public opina-n.    To one  it  is
like the nrni of Hu* alldi-te. with stroi-.g. elastic uiuscles.
rljipling beni-.iih' the'skin—ii'uk-k. to strike mm quu-k.
'"'•Vnollier likens u't-i n>ingei- partlatly (one deaf, but
with a good voice, who strives ;<> reach..the topmost
note If the note Is correctly' taken there, i-i gei.eroiis
iiim'mcmlnlh^u: if the slnSer Is off the- key a shower of
vi "ol-iblos greets 111 ...
believes that toying w1Hi r-nblii* oplnionis
striking :i punching bag in the dark.    It*
vor. hit it vou don't know how you did it; if you ml.*sn
it it Hies back and knocks yon down.
That Automobile.
I*  a ■e.mshinl''tcmpti'tli'iii  a  sort of. big
i'.-iliiv-- nl  the curb  whi.-li  rairly  be.-k.-li.-l
He |. . is that he is an export cb.-iiill-.-i.ir,
'x'periem-e is  set   at.  nnnght   be-.-ause   the
no" takes his seal In the machine, presses that handle pulls this "one, and prepm-os ,t<> .start off at a deiv-.
Tons pace, but tbe humiliating vehicle MauiSytlll. .
ba< ks up or plunges ahead at a breakneck speed omt
which he has'no control., Almost ne*. er will it consent to follow the embarrassed driver's guidance^ J pa
has* experienced all Its \ngnries. 1-
V Boonetown man was killed one day on the rnll-
ro'id Ue was n drinking man—was under Hie influence'of liquor when he met his death. The befuddle-
mt-nr of his I.iculties had resulted directly in the accl-
' 'loe wrote it up and mentioned casually that the
victim was'drunk. 11 was true, ju«t as it was I rue
tluit Hie man was thirty-lhc joars old and worked In
the paper mill. ,   .
But he left a widow, an excellent woman much too
gocd for him. and three'bright little children. The
mention ol tlie husband and father's disgraceful condition a reused a storm of Indignation.
Two se-ore neople angrily cancelled their sub-oilp-
llons to the Bee-order.' Sonic of Joe's nearest friends
reproached him bitteily. Tor a week black looks -.md
h.usli word.s were his portion.
It w-is brought UomiVto hnn most forcibly that despite- their faults his people ha*, e, great, throbbing
^hearts in their bosoms and a fender symnnthy for the
stricken and aflllcted. He was young at his profession
then but he will never forget tbo lesson that public
opinion drove home, that a newspaper man must never
be noedles-yv cruel or unkind. That lime the machine
1 backed un. T
V farmer living near Boonetown disappeared. Joe
heard of It and talked to the neighbors. He learned
that the domestic life of the man. whose name was
Se'hwaiT/.. wns,*iol pli*a-*ant.' The family eiuarrelled
csmstnntlv.-.tlie -elder-children took the mother's part
against the' father.
Tbe ltecorder came out with a "four deck ' head nnd
told" all about the disappearance. Tho opposition
pnpe*'- was scooped and tlio next night trailed feebly.
Joe* was certain, aft it a little Investigating, that tho
man had been killed ns a climax to some particularly
hitter iiuanel. He drove out with the Sheriff one
biting winter's day to look  for the "body."
They peered into the well, poked around In the h.iy
mows"iu Hie barn, even wont down into an abandoned
elsti-in under the house. The "widow-" and her shifty
eveil children w.-itclicel them sullenly.
'The famil\ told conliicting stories about the disappearance Joe "played It up" for all It wa.s worth.
He s.ivs now the altitude of the community should
h-ivow allied l'lm. There Is u marvellous pj-L-**cieuee
or lii.ieilug cil in a sm.-il! lown when a grave crime,
has  been 1 onimiltcd.
1'iiblU opinion didn't believe there bad been a murder though all indications poind d to It. Joe pulled
and' pressed the levers, but the machine stood still.
'•Keiiuil 1 1.1 Si Inviirl'/. yet. Joe';" was the grinning -salutation hulled .it him from all sides.
Months went by Tlie nil^lin; 111.1,1 had been he.iv-
Ilv In debt, but tin* bold assort ion of the woman that
she pei-s, iiallv owned the stock, crops and Implements
m-ieV the uidilors doubtful lmw to proceed. While
thev hesililid the "widow" held an auction, disposal
or CMT*. thing, realized seier.il hundred dollars, and
disappoint d with her broi d.
• ' When thev we-re safely away a-shyster lawyer dispelled'the'invsicry.' 1-Vu- a fee of $.-.0 hoShad framed
up ••he deal -whereliv SchwarP/. ceuild .dlsajipoar and
che-it his creditors: Kverythlng had. worked out as.
planned. The' reuuileiV.family was mny starling Ufe
•lnow nut We*,i—mi Boonetown. money.
'■Tlie lieeoriler's frank and humorous acknowledgment that it had been, "stnng" wiped much of the
veiinm from Ihe n-p-tile contemporary's ■triumphant y
ti-Ul you so."    .   '      '
The Case of,Mrs. Bevins.
In Joe's State it-is a criminal offence-to tcinovr con-
i-.unur   .* 11*""— •-•   -• ,     . ,    , . . ,     (TTi.,
nti-ly—stivdo out of Ids otlico, a copy bif Ids hand.    His
hah- was rurllcd m'd,.hls black eyes were Miapi'tng. ,
'••What's tlferc to^thT^YToer ho deinaneled, pe.intlns    ,
/^-"Iv'nli'lust as you see It there," .eplii-il Joe. '''l'
tMU«l with the woman and I talked to tfic d.cput.*-
fthe's fretiing her soul oui over those kids. ,. <*
■     -What's tho tot.-U amount needed to get her out;,
"rcightv-nine seventy-five*, cosis and all." '   .
"Well "vou so right over to the jail and ell he
sheriff I stand coed for that amount. Bring the
v-oman back' with you.    Mi*-s Smith, 'phone \\ oodvi le
■mid find some one, to take cmv of those*_-gii!s tit the
Biwins'plncv.    Have  them   takeout  food , and   fuel
'W '^n^ ^ffico,boy:-;now-ard^u,*;down totl»    ,
D   O  &W  ticket ollice with this note.    Mi. Cmtlss 11
■felV» vou a'ticket to Wo^lville.    nustle. ™w 'overy-
' body." and sec if wc can't get her away on that 0.10 ,
11 "'("olS'ola'j"^!-' br^thcd Joe': ascthe "boss" dived "
^bnck into his ollice again.    "^"^^n^tlX'lt-'
note on the'now press due next week.    lies the.sjib
°*'Vud then'"the telephone began to • clamor Mrs.^r
* Ill-dns sobbed when 'she called *.ip,lo say that,her son
ivnTou hi-s irav to the Hecoreler ollice with a hnsket of
'l-niich and some money for "that poor Mrs. Ilevlns.'
Mrs Honor Brailhw.-lite came In nnd bud down a ten
dollar bill to-help pay the line. The whole town
„-//.id with sympathy and tbq editor's guarantee
wiUn't needed, after all.    More than $100 wite niKcil
A Joeriicaded'the  committee that  sent  Mrs.  Bevins
a rc
p-.i ki
sheriff took tlie back way home.
••I eould.rt get -i photograph of my old gnl for my
rllv nanor" said Joe to tho bookkeeper attei It wns
Vl omt "She has a weak heart and the flashlight, on
top of all the other excitement, might have been dan-
^llcOooked speculatively down at the hand whlcH
had been wet by the widow's grateful tears. 'Gee,
V-uueialda l-Mtzmnuriec," he concluded, with the out.
,*ui/7.!cal smile, "the automobile sure went some that
time'." .      _ '
The Cubs with Degrees.f
Sometimes Joe looks a little wistfully at his cubs
a** they prattle of colleges, degrees and diplomas. They
l.bds of passage, winging their way to the well
Molds of law, medicine and engineering. News-
p.-iperdoin. with them. Is a means lo nu end. With
Joe it is the end Itself., ,   .
Ue"wondcrs about his future. Of tbe newspaper
busiress as a business, he knows'nothlnp. no never
got a stickful of type in'bis life. Practical management of a small city daily is out of the question. He
was always in love with tlie reporting end of It and
naid no attention to anything else. .'    ,  „
low will he look, he thinks whim.sieMly,.ending
Ihe peevish personal, the'Illusive' ' local.''- tiic"ur.*..*.-
bln,co nnd  the melancholy, murder at rifty?
There are Ted Williams and John Franks nnd Bill
•s Hinders pals of bis, just embarking for tlieniselves.
Tw-onlv vears from now they will be staid and pros-
neious" business and professional men. While he——
Will he be Joe Bnrroughs?_no. "Old Joe Burroughs,
mI„. works on Hick Wilson's paper; been there thirty
vears  lon-g before J. W. died." l
" Will the neighbors' youngsters t.T.int his own 1* few
M'-n-s hence, .is children will iu their brief though l'it-
"tev ipi.uvcts.    "Your pa's only a repot ler; my p.i keepi
" Will ins wife's love become tinged with p'.ty—pity
and perhaps a sivi.-t dissailsfactlon b'.'cmtse th- m.i'i
she m.iiried could not make good in the worlds eye.
because he bad failed to gh e her tins position In Hint
world she had a right to expect?
But these tils of depression and these qr.estioiila.,3
.ue null temporary.
He knows that be Is a man among men: that he is
admired mid respected. Uc has a ftont row pl.iiclu
fie rc low lug stand from which to watch the passing
equivalent to
which- It  is  pur-
Mrs. Bevins.
To Joe it
motor ear s
him to ride.
lmt  all   hi
tract   proper!v  from   the  county   in
elvisiil wilhoiil Hie.consent.of the teller.
widow   with  three1 little girls,  ten. seven and  tour
of'age respectively,  hitched her crowbait of a
to 'a'"" rickety   wagon-one   morning nnd  '-pulled
fi-ei-'ht" from I'.oi'inetown.    Slie went to n few sandy
liieli she.had title in a remote corner of the
"a   i-lotlies.
bad been
level's have 1i..*wj mi-x'Movou.s.ly cbmi^i
d abJtlt.
w iS;
bought '
to w
,\    batiored
,.;..1 ti,e bulk  •
u*i luu-w she was ck'ir.i,- w roll
sewing   machine   and
he-'r s:".uity belongings.
for the law
Many li.ni' trusted liini with their reputations
theii  honor.     He has not betrayed that trust.
'  ' Ho has power.    Sometimes he sits 'I'll judgment like
,n ningi-ilratiy'ind. his .decisions,' though just, are nier-.
He knows that hi'-hundreds of homes the "|.itcos"
hi* haswrllteii are cherished—Heel np revc-vcnlly with
bits of. ribbon  and  locks  of  hair  and  liul.e. sciitK-U
S'no' knows   that;   the  eyes  of  widows  ahd ..mothers
, «'„ limes till wilh. iears when,they set: him and they ■
think of bis graceful, kindly tribute  to a good  n'-'"'
'"'Ho-feel's that he is rendering value receJvi'iK'fer t'1''
mnnev which tlie loyiil, hard working "J- W." pays
him .lie has deserved warm friends,;, and' In' l"1"*
them. Being a red blooded young man,' lie nil In;'' ''*'-
liili-es that lie has bis full quota of vigorous oiieini'---.
' So out lie goes on his rounds, whistling, .lor 'it 1* rl
"-nod old world..nf I or all. tilled with Interesting. P-'""
pie. whom il is rare fun to write about, whether, >'i:
'dip's his tvpowriter in honey er vitriol"lo do It!
•is for'the future—bah! lie is doing the »vrt
he'ioves. and doing It well. Let the future take
of itself!	
if 1
2Ml»>?" F\  ,  b'. fi  >  'i '   ' -jr.  - j ���  Jlc-      "  i'f- I ,  1   -I  ii", *  - .ri/,. I  ��� i.'*./   '  1   a  w"   - , -     -ji ,* '  ��� V      ��, -id  bf%  ���*    V >^?  - y:*i  y , , T^y  :   y^.. ,yrf--j  i     ^* <"i .*. '��� ^i     /  if.' .  -J        I,     ",       .*��*J  I**- y ���   ,��$  Y,c- r ,^  fit  ite'-  J'V'1*"^*    ^m *   '  !<'',-V'i if/ '  liafc*  1?'  I  s  ���1  ���it  i'i'  ^L-n*l l.TRAlJlitt, "Jvun J*J. I^ITISM COLUMKJA.  .fc-C'S'CC*:  *        LCCAL ASSAYS |  * *        ' & '  z(533Sa��S335S5^3$S=S3.5$j**.d'*  Miners' Union meets tonight.  D. J. Elmer y/as'iii town during  tlie week. "  l-'rank'Martin-ia up from   Cran-  (bi'ook.  '.   ,jSIrs. Carr canie home  from  tlie  the hospital "Wednesday;.  j�� At the-Churches.  n    caihoijIc   cauncii.  Thero   will ba no   service   tomorrow. "  METHOD 1ST   CHURCH  Morning service at ,li a. m. .Sunday School, :i p. in.    Evening 'ser-  AlJerman, D-  J.  Johnspu  was jvjeei 7:30��'p.'  m'.     A, hearty  welcome extended ,fco all. "  up from Cranbrook Tuesday,  Born���January 18 th, to Mr. and  Mrs.'Lester Digaau a daughter.  Oet .the habit. , Go "to    Ciowe  ilros. '    " i  ' I  li. Tymehucik was in town | this  vw'eek and lefr Tuesday ior Spokane.  Ernie .'McQuado has succeeded  ,C li. Joslin as iceuiaker at the  ji'ink.  Fred , Ogle, representing, the  .Cranbrook Herald, was iu town  ���Tuesday and Wednesday.  The freshest creamery* butter  ���33 cent* per pound' ��� at Crowe  'iiros.  ' ,    ��� '      ' '   ,' ���  r i *���' '    M  i Constable Kempston , with 'his  wife and sister in law aro moving  to Midway. ,/>','.  Mrs. J.' L' Gibbons' and Mrs,  Wilfrid Camdrdn are i n the hospital at Cranbrook:,' , t       (.  'CQustal^le 1. J��..r DIusnjore returned from the Boundary Tuesday accompanied by his tyife.'    "'���  The Hockey- Club will give their  jrnin'sfcrel jhQw about the- 1-Jfcly or  15th of February'. . ' _ ������   T  It. IT. Stewart, general superintendent oE the Consolidated Com-'  pauy, came over from Hossland  yesterday.    - ���        '  * *��� '        r o  P. A. .O'Karrell, the well known  and ablo journalist/and his accomplished wife are in Rowland, having ju3t arrived from New, York.  J  -i ' ,��� i-   '    ' ',,  By -dropping **i in -the . Russell  ]Moviug  Picture   theatre next, to  the Leader office any evening   be-  'fore 9 you   may   see   the  entire  progr&hie of a good show.  James   Roberts    and   Joe   Mc-  Iiaren wero at Trail  on, the' 19sh  and '20th  attending  the 'convention of District No.' G, W,.<��. of'-M,  t v    -. ,      i*       y  The Epwcrth  League  are (hav-  ing a bleighing party on  Wednes-'  day evening next, sleighs leaving  the church at 8'o'clock,  i *.  Singer (Sewing Machines cost  yery little moro thau cheap machines. ' Do the best work and  last a life time, Sold on small  ���monthly payments byUeo.' B.  Powell, Cranbrook. In Moyio on  10th of each month.  Chas. Evans arrived this week  from Cumberland,  on   Vancouver  island, with his bride.     lie was  , inairied iu thac city just before  Christmas.  Chas. Inderweis, at one timo  interested in tlie ^Ioyie Brewery,  is npw running a hotel down in  King City, California.  Entire change of programe at  tho Russell this evening iucludiug  The Padrone,.Katties Follies. The  Lady Killer and other scenic, dramatic and comic pictures. See  them. Nothing better since amusement began.   -  J. Buchanan, of the assay office  of the Trail smelter, arrived here  Tuesday from Danville, Que.,  where he was married a few days  ago to Miss Helen Riddle. Mr.  Buchanan and his bride are the  guests of Mi: aud Mrs. * S. G.  Ulayloc-k at the St. Eugene.  Rev.' J. W  MILLER7B. A.  (Pastor.)  '   , PltE**.BYTi:HIAN     CIIUIICII.  , Union Service 11 a. m. Sunday  school and Bible class at 2-30 p. m.  Evening Service at 7-30 p. m. A  hearty welcome to all.  ' _< REV. G. A. HACKNEY.'B. A.  ��� ��� ���' ��� (Pastor-)  Chamberlain's Cough Remedy  is not a common, every-day' cough  mixture.' It is a meritorious  remedy for ; all tlie troublesome  and dangerous complications re-  suiting from cold in. the' head,  throat, chest or luugs. Sold ,by  The Moyie Drvug,ifc Stationery Co..  A Moral/  "        '"       '     n        l  Watered the Booze.  An  I'idiaii   witli   a   name   not  pronounceable    in    JJnglifh,   and  who for tlie Hiike  of  convenience  is e-tiiicd II ,u >, was lined $oi) and  costs    by     Mugim-ato     Neil    at  Kyuoi|iiot on Mmid iy  oa   a   con-  yiction of inviiig --old   liqiior   to  another Indi in   known   as   Jack.  Jl-irryhad  boon  to   Victoria  and  returnc.d to his home v/ith a number of sinall fl.iks of rye .whiskey,  ���jvhich     lie   retailed    among   the  ��� :meiubers of his tribe   at   $1.50   a  flask.   'Harry admitted that thesev  bottles had cost him only 5Q cents  )iut he;!igui-Dd   that  the  risk   he  took;���together with   a   strong   de-.  niand for Iii*; goods,   .itistified  him  in   unking    large    profits.      The  buyers did. not object to the   price  fio long as- the goods wore the real  stuil', but  Jack-,   after   consuming  three fl i-sk--, and  Idling  to ro.ich  a-satisfactory   state   of   hilarity,  becuino siu*-]ii..-i(.ins that II tt-ry Iiad  .sold hinrm-j.-;tly   vrvter,   which   is  even cliL'.-iji'-ir ir, K'..y:ioi'iiot than in  A duck which stuck faithfully  to'busines during'the summer and  jj w  laid several dozens of large, faNvn-  colo'red egg3, complained that sho  wasn't appreciated.."See,that,hen  over ���thcre,"   , she   ��� said.       "She  ' V ' i ' i  hasn't1 laid as rnany^ eggs as I'  haye.^or as big, but sho" has  beJioks written about her and'.ver-  ses'composed in'lier honor, while  nobody is saying $, word about  me." ' :   ,       o  "The trouble with you is," said  the wise old rooster,'' tbat was  standing-near, "that you don't tell  the public what 'y'ou have done.  You lay'aivegg and "waddle off  without saying" a word, but that  sister r of mines nover lays one  without, letting , oyeryone in,, the  neighborhood -< know about it.  If you wane to cut any,ice in this  community you must learn to  advertise,"     y '' '  Chambeilniu's Cough Remedy is1  a very valuable medicine for  throat and lung troubles, quic.kly  relievss and cures painful breathing and a dangerously sounding  cough which .indicates congested  lungs. Sold by The Moyie Drug  it Stationery Co- .  Have you a'weak throat? 11  so, you qanuot be too careful. You  cannot begiu treatment too early.  E ich cold makes you more liable  to another and the last is always'  the harder to cure. If you will  take Chamborlain's Cough "Remedy at "the outset you will be  =nved much trouble.' Sold by The  .Moyie Drug <t Stationery Co.  St.   Joseph's   Convent.  NBLSOS.B. C.  hoarding and Day Se*liool conducted by Sisters of St. Joseph, Nolson,  B. C. Commercial and business  courses a specialty. Excellence anu  swift progress ���cbaracteafce each department. Parents , should write for  particulars. One month assures the  public the   thoroughness   of   the  Sisters' methods oi teaching. Terms  commence January, April and Sept  Pupils are admitted eJurine term. '������  "METAL.,'MARKET.  ,/' "  OE355SS5  FFf<gm?fftw���*e3sss!iFmrv^^  Ne>v,Yohk��� Bar   silver, ij2��.'cts,  Lead $475 '   '    Copper,' 13J   c&'t  LoxDO.v--Lead ��13, 12s , 6d    K  ,    Stock Quotations.  Gurley Flynn, Sues.  " Elizabeth_Gnrley Flyun, the I.  W.' W.' agitator, has .brought  suit against th'e Spokesman-Review for $10,000 aud .also against  Mayor Pratt of Spokane for the  same amount for defamation of  character.  Thirteenth Annual  Winter Carnival.  February 8 to 12, 191  HOCKEY,  Championship   of  B.  C.  , and Inter national   Championship.  SKI JUMPING.  Championship of Canada.  SKATING.  Championship      of     the  Province.  Tobogganing  Curling Bonspiel  Horse Racing  And Other Events.  Masquerade and Dance  ���.���* #.���,���  A Grand programme from  Tuesday night until Sat-  urd_a3' night.  Reduced Transportation Rates.  P. HUNT, If, P. McCRANEY,  . President.' Secretary.  SO   YEARS'  EXPERIENCE  ���I  ���til:  - -v-M  Trade NIaR^s  'irawewiTi * Designs  'rYv*f?       CopvniGHT5'*c.  Anror.o sonilliif? n -.kolfli nnii dn.��..crl:ittnn miif :  ni:t,*l:(y iisfiirtiiin i.,ii|- ('pillion ,'r'jo-.vlicthor an  itivuiil.ii'ii trf pi"bn!i]>' i::il,oiilut>lo.   Ci*niTniiiilcit-  tloiiHctriiillycniiuilonttiil. I fiHKlUiok on I'nt.onta  sn.it. fi cn. e>]f1':Mt /ii.-(ini!'- fur nacurliid I'utenlH.  I'lit'inis liilt.i.i  i.linni'.'l. Jhniii & Cts: rcco:*.;  311,'ifrif iiotUc. "v.tl bimc c-ltitru-n, ill tlio  Scfeiniflc umtrican.  A *vind.-i'1n(Plv iilustn.toil ni't-xlr.    J.n:-j'Cnt t:\r  rn'-M'-n ''.   '������xy ���"i'Miflflr- }��i(irn.*jl.     T<rrfii-s, ?:i f,  &MflS>^^.'^3S'VQi  Fl-BNISIIKD BY BE.VL1-: it  Eh\\  ���Ef.h.    ���'  ?            '          Bba  Aurom  Coiisoliilatert gnjolttrs      ' '-    SC .00 '  Can. UolillieJiln              ;               -3* }���?  Crnubrook Fire Brlct      i   c " '  .Vorth Stat                        y |          11'  Society GIr'             ,         '        '  ' Asked  '  2j  1 DO.OO  -1    '  -<1.10  25,  23  C  Turkeys,  .  <  Geese.'  '  Ducks,, /* y   ���  '   ' ,   ��� .  . Chickens, ���,! ���'  '   1,  Fo-^-l,            -   ���  u11  Oysters/ ' -' -.'  \  ���' ; Mince Meat.  PBURNS.&GO>w  MOYIE,  B. C.  Dr. H. E,   HALL  DENTIST  The jExpert Crown   and  Bridge  Worker. ���  Office over Mr. Short's   -  '   Wall       Paper      Store  Armstrong Ave.,        Cranbrook  INTERNATIONAL  HOTEL;  t  This hotel is    now under new  * management, and igGrst class  in every respect  TAYLOR,   &   BONNER  PHOPRIETORS.  Victoria' Street. '     MOYIF.  Q F. DESAULNIER  wltra  PROMPT DELIVERY.  Q,ueens' Ave.     MOYIE  n      4  The Die is  Goods Must Go.  m  jssaav'  tu  STOP AT THE  COSMOPOLITAN  ..:.HoTFSY:i, ./.  . ;  s-.;;-      .   WHEN IN  ; CRANBROOK  K. ir. SJIAI.t., .Il.-Jiirtcer.  Good roonisV good tables and  bar  aj^d first class sample rooms.  '      ' ' . ���  ' i     -  - ''  ' ' " ^When we decided to give' a ten days   reduction   sale  ou  the 10th. inst., 'we did not 'fully .realize ;tlic .importance   of,  V    I ' ! Jt ,  ' such a sale, not only to ourselves but also to - the   consumer,'  '<- and in vie-w of tlie fact that many people  have  not  yet. been  '   able to avail themselves of  the   advantages   offered' i. at - this ���  '   great slaughter sale,, aiid   while, those   who 'have . already  -"   --*''   -' ��� '    ' taken advantage of the'      . '     ,  '     '  '    *    * ,  '   - ' ,       <���  r   '       .     ' , " '  V     , IMMENSE REDUCTION PRICES'    *,<\  * i " ,  ',, i ' '- '  ,    arc still busy selecting articles   for   their   homes   from   our  numerous bargains we have decided  to T?conthnie  th is, price- j  y   ' '       ' cutting sale .for'- ��� , ,��� ���'     ' .    t.  I v -��� ' * ' I >  Another Ten Days  ' ������ ' i  '    .- ���    . ��� '     '    r  '  during which time we will make prices more interesting than  .ever.'", Our heavy cash.sale's during, ,   '  .'  .    -    ,.''.'       The Last Ten Days ,' -.  ;���   ���  i - - ������ ' ��� *,- ' ��       ,  , ���    ��  '  ',' have satisfied us "that'the public are, in ncecUof the goods,, and  the prices'at which'.wc are" Selling lias   clrawn '"the "crowd' ;to l  our' store. ' ,   f '0   r   *  Amongst innun'ierable other dines of merchandise,, we  will between now 'and , January 30th,, put before the  public our heavy'stock of ennamelware,' stampedwarc, wood-  euware; crockery and general hardware.  The knife will be sunk deeper than ever into the price'  of boots aud shoes during the few remaining clays of this  great sale..  ' , ,.  Monday, 24th., only.  FLOUR,  r. .  Seal of Alberta    per sack    $3.45. ,     _    .  Economy Patent   "    " 3.25.  '��� Calgary Select      "���   " 2.85.  What are you paying for flour?  On the same day we will also give a special price ou  feed oats, feed wheat, chop, bran and shorts. Graham flour  will be $1.15 for 50 pounds.  This is a cash   sale; spend your $  where   it  brings   you  the most iu return.  Store   open until   6 o'clock  except Saturdays.  Sale  will   only  last   till  January 30th.  ���ft?  ���ffi  50'  m  Xmxs^  o  2!  >  r  fr  TWO DOLLARS IN GOODS  FOR ONE DOLLAR IN CASH  ^=  PIANO LESSONS  I-i. C. SALMON)  of Cranbrook  (I'lione 2('.:J.)  visits Moyie weekly.  y^sy, ;.a"\!';'v.  f-U!ji:r(' j   ?'V^^-f^^sa^^Bav^S^^  J>  i    .   ,.*?���*.- a  i,    '"-t Tu*^ ^oi  , <-1".,. '#' - f i  ' ���' ���  . sd*   i * - -.  '> fe' c  A--  .*i.OJ^  \ ' ,Ut*tr; Jll-'I  'y,  \$."A,\,  ' <���.'-',,. lvbb��;  y.  w{  \yy^  /- I"1 ,    '.A'    n  -,  '^.-'?iv*  *   ���' VJ'i.  y-<iAf^i  ,' y&y#*  yl'-yim  b--yPAM  -'/?' b^'it  ' f.l     ,*nJV*-.^  ��� n J�� ,���', '"?rs-��  v,��� y-byxm  *    ', \.��iWjtJPRSBSlF':  - ^r'w^^*Br��"W  :A '. ,'<^'?*J>Jis!a?!B$ti  ���A.^'Z^gi/XK.v  ymm  m  ������w��l?w?w*!Hi  a , i..^^U Jk.��7,l.1ui��ai7.  AA ���%if<i��-tV-AA VM  ky^$?Mm  1 ��*kito  |1'- -  SSI  "*T*-  m  t^wWHi' < w^fT*;1' ��� 'y^Sj ifjQ'i 'i'w; i  I -, ,-;   I '^S? ffi^sV  1 *,'���."!-Sir ��a&rjt\  A <��� r.-py^s*^'.  ��� j- -ri -i  *.    .      -/-.-I'l-w,./.-*.'*^  n    -, ,*-.,-- .��,  - A - I";;*>u*':  *,' i    V''V', ^ ^v.-i  .  ^  . '\ri*-ii -���  . ��� ,. ���.V-'-uifif ���.*.����.>  - ,-A-bbkJ^A  'i*r   i',iy  (-,j,- <.-uy<.a;\iI,  ** '      ������Ari'JiA  '* *���- -;<*w.-ri'-H.'.-*  f-.^.-rf'^",,0/-':  ���i     .    * -ArS^.SqV.  fit, ^1  ��� "li&iV^--^-6*.  "���"-l.-nikt.^W^  1   ,y  ' i-;%  ,'.y- ir--^-  *Ary,<$K$f  r-7;?-ir-r-;:  ^-tw^1*"-  - vi-it\y:-'  , * * 'r*>v*, i,  - *���*������. ^i-)*ii=,  **-*v7^nJ*  . '.A.-syM  ,;*;.; l;.y  * > ,'>-*,  ���sr *'��� -.--���'���,  r.1*  ,|V,  K.  "���> *  < * i  -y >^  "A ",  4    *  ,i-i;'  ��aafs>


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