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The Moyie Leader Jul 28, 1900

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 .<"''  jf y  /*  z'l  ���  /  z1  /������  J  'yl.m.Xy-.  MOYIE, B. fj., JULY 28,1900.  3 A YEAS'  .s  Atlastour stock Oi dry goods have  arrived. ,'Call'early,' Indies' and ' get  first"choice of the most' beautiful and.'  latest style's in dresf' patterns,, crepeiW*  lusters'and serge dress, goods. 'At tho  sam'e time do not forget' gto bring  aiotig, your - husbands ' arid children;  and don't lot them go hoiri# Without fi1  nice summer*sviU���hat and oboes.' Our  3tock" of "���gents', furnishingsr io complete1. Tha-"* -grocery0 d epakirfe'n ��'���"*" %  humming liXe^a bee hive at '  cy%��*-*s*"''  . EEII), QAMP8ILL & CO.  i *    v ���  7% ���^^^���^���^���^���^������c->r->*.-,^.-,^->:- >*'^^->*-*  -*<  WILIi ENURCtE MEW1E  Riestarer and  Niederstadt are Partners.  LOCAL  NEWS.  in-  Granbrooi  MOYIE BREWING- GOMF Y  ,, * ... ' *. * ���  *" i- ,     .''  Tlio I'roBont  Plant   -will   be  JloubJcl  SJno nnd Capacity/a$q lictter   '  Fitted all Eauii'!.  in  Arrangements have been  perfected  whereby Moyie*is to have one  of the  largest brewing-plants in the���lCoote-  'n'ays.   K. Bei'sterftr,   the   well known  .and leading' brewer 'of   Kelson,   has  formed   a   partnership  v.'itfv   Joseph  Hiede ri-tadtof the^Ioyie Brewery. Mr.  Rieaterer'has recently crected-"& large  brewery iu Nelson arid-rrifitalled a-i'nev/  '%A plant' and the iiropect'on foot "now is  \\ to iiiovetlie old plant to, Moyie,, This  in conjunction with'' the Sir.  Nie'der-  stadt's plantwill mate a brewery, of  sufEcent ' capacity* tc*' supply   South  A. P* Eretaner ��� 7f*aa  Sunday. ,   d , l " :    '  I).'J. Johnson  went to' Fort Steele  yesterday -   .      -    -    -���  W. J. Watkins was in Fort   Steele  most of the/week ^  ���  Sten Hansen has returned frGrn his  trip to MoE(taia.     .. ���  ���Miss Beatrice   King   departed   for  Kamlpop3 lo'st Monday.  Eddie Dee-'aulnier and little sister p,t-  rivedfioin Gem yestviftay.  '  Miss  Lotfise ' Henderson    returned  Tuesday from her,"visit,to Macleod.  "W. S. Ke'ay,  customs collector  Cranbrook", was in town* Sunday..  FLUIB FOE ST. Ill  It will Be Four Miles  tV- !   ' in5 Length, -  WORK BEGINS AT OWE  CRANBROOK    ITEMS.  Craabrook Herald:  &���  It will   Be   built   to   Connect   witti  Flume F^'onj. Britfgo Create  South of Moyio.  thc  ��*\    The St. Eugene 'Consolidated  Min  ] W Co. have BtilV more   improvements  in view. Work was commenced this  week on a four njile flume .which :will  be built from. Sunday, creek, to connect  pith the flume- -recently .- built from'  Bridge Creek.'-The ney* flume ."will  furnish more water it.is claimed than  the one from -Bridge .creek .and r,the  ono from Bark Shanty creek together  This .work will  giye employment to at-least-35. men,  <A~  CANADIAN  BANK   OF  COMMERCE!         *_.'���d.jy       ;        .<.     L ' t    '.      ' '     "��'    %'~?~~.      -.  Faid Up Gapitai, $6,pQ0,00q:  IM BRiNGH. -..,   /I    ,��� J. WdH. SMYTHE. MGR-  .,    . y^.    r       ,.-.._ _      ,    , d (Doc.  -pCLlMAS>  '���������     " *.!;   > y   .      7 r-*- "    . * --    .,-."   7k  East  'Kootenay *',weth ' "tieer.   This  Messrs. ^tiesterer & Niederstadt intend  domir,"and there' i3 little question' but  they -will carry out their intentions.  Thd present brewery will be enlarged  30x3Q feet'making in all a building  aboot 30^48 'feet ih size.,' The lumber  has been' ordered and" operations will  begin at once.  \ A MXcKENzre.  .. - .... t~  ^'!^*  "vuw   A\xxy���vulxs'  m  '    ."' '"       - , '-d  ��yery  respect; - Sample Rppibqia forv  f , Qpminerci^l .Men, ;  China  Words ol _Wariil��E>  ' Remember that'the Chinese are not'  an enthusiastic people.' Their' hearts  are, riot'"easily fired,' They -tiro--not  prone tq'outb'ursts/of emotion  moves ao the "glacier rather (thau'  the, volcano1 or cyclone; But-she  move's/ You may defeat her -today,  ypu'^ia? defeat'tier ta-mo?rp^; yon  TOW jio4b^d her Tahu {ovts; ?��a mjiy  even lasa ap a?'my {md.marQliiqgo-or  ijU�� tn*1' #-i-��-d-i-u Ja-nio ^��.��.<l9 uf China,  Yotrjjave no more gained the country  ���   Mi^. Mansfield and-Miss Reid  wore  visiting in Cranbrook last'Sunday. '  John FinI: and J. G. Patterson vvere  out i from Cranbrook to spend the  Sunday,  ' -  P.'T.Smyth, of the Leader, and Miss  Ida* Hawkins.spent last. Sunday in  Cranbrcok.-     ;-��� '���     -\:'     "'       t Ut tlle present time  C.'A.'Miner w^s out to Moyie   las-.'-. .  Tuesday   looking   after 'tile    branch  busihees here. , "  J. B". Hastings, M. E., of Rossland  was h?re and examined the St. Eugene  mine this week*. ,  -      -    *    "   * 7 ���"  'Mrs. Tibbetts of .Edmonton, N. W.  T., was herd this week visiting with  her granddaughter, Mrs. Watkins.  Dr. King was'" out  from  Cranb.rook  last Wednesday evening and   attended  the smoker given in  honor of L.   M. I  Mansfield.'   ' -     -.    '  E. A. Smyth,,,f. business ^ man of  Walla-Waiiaj-Wash.,' arrived m> Moyie  yesterday morning, and will remain a  month vitf ting his "brothers.     '-"���  jregars.'G'ra'ht & Sheady'have a con-  traSt of getting cut timber fot the* St.  Eugeh^mihe. Tr-ey 'aw working on  the;we'st'side of the late.     *   -  ^%3 Ailnie" Home beare the ^is-  trj'oiion of feeing the "fiastMadV to ride  qvei? the St,  Bugepe>erial   tramway.  UltV' I "5ho w��wJ*--+V-0'Jf?P.*.'s.w 4*Va o.g��i ^^  ���r-T I ���������"���������'- dnl.ilj  U..  rfi' T':an"nalia-n"^~~'. "  Slated for I.ire;  The following account of of th'e Far-  rell-Speucer wedding io taken from  the Lowell .Sun," of Lowell, Mass.  'f-'The'marriage"of'Mr. John- P. Farrell of Moyie, Eest" Kootehay.-B, " 'G.,  and Miss"Sadie' Spencer  of   this   city  took place Wednesday  at the' Sacret  Heart chursh.   The bride-was attended  by Miss Elizabeth'Fitzpatrick-and   the |  i best, mau - was -J-fi. 'Harry   Muffett.  After the,ceremony, a wedding- break-  fr'st was servethat-the brides home,  58  ���Maple street    Mr. 'and' Mrs. -Farrell  left Lowell' Wednesday   evening   via.'  Montreal' for  East, Kootenay,  B.  C.,  where they* will   make   their   future  ���home.   .They-'were-'the reoipents'ni&ny  wedding giftrj.'' .  ���        ���*    -, "  *' MrdFarrell and   hi3   bride   reached'  :>16yio last Sunday arid 'they  are now  inaking their'hbme'lrdthe';Half' Moon  addition'to Moyie,  .The l^ad'er jdius  Jyie,  British Columbia.  then by the capture of Boston you  would gain 'the United States. It is  like macerating the WAves. You may  cut ai)d slash and stab, tka billows  wiljl s^rirl up and roll. It is war upon  an impkcable enemy, as if assailing  the air of the clouds.���The late John  Russell Young, former Minister of  China,   u  * V., 1)ES AC-CNIBir.i&ICQ.,. Props.  Regular Meals Served in' the Dining  Room,*with^SiioiiTJjORDERS between  meals.  Headquaptors^for^CommencialjJand Mining Men, .  ���-''������   jb\  ^'EEX  AVEKUE, ��� o~ ���.    ' MOYIE,  B. C.     y?w  F,   Vf.   FRITn/.rroijirlotov.  1 liis hotol2��]now open to the public, andjis well furn.  -shed throughout. Kone but the. best brands of wines,  lllUiors and cigars kept in stock. -     -  Asked _tp Help China.  Washington,   July  r*22.���President  McKinley has received what  purports  to be a direct   appeal   from the Chinese imperial  government  to- uso   his  offices to  extricate   that   government  .irom tbe position in which it has been  placed as a result of the Boxer uprising.   Although the exact  text oi  the  appeal made by the emporor of China  to France, as outlined in the cable dispatches of  yesterday,   hii&   jiot   been  known here, it is believed that tho dispatch to the president is   s imilar   in  terms. ��� In our case  the  communication was made through  Minister Wu  to the state department.   Thus  far a  final answer has   not   been   returned.  Tho French government answered at  once, but that answer will   not   serve  us. .The United States government is  proceeding upon an eutirloy new  line  of'policy iu Lthe treatment of the  case.  IS'/'  Vr-ASS    ACCOMMOD&TIOXS.  MOYIE, B.    C  J-)^i-i;  I i %i/  hi  JOHNSTON JSJtOS. {0  * Hotel is New and well Furnished.  The 8  ^oles are Supplied with the Best the t  I fjfrket affords. The Bar is Filled With $  V whitest Brands Of Liquors and Cigars. |  AGENTS   FOR PABST'S   MILWAUKEE BEER.  HEADQUARTERS  FORI COMMERCIAL  ,   AND MNIING MEM.  istUTTSii coi.imUiA  ^&es<  i  a;  s��ee���keee���i���ie����ns  then.  U.-uIly Mixed.  "We'll eithor have to get a new girl  or a new iceman, George."  "Let it be   a   new   icomau,  What's the trouble?"   d  "This iceman is so good looking that  he makes Maggie nervous, ' Yesterday  morning she got so mixed up that she  tried to get him to put the ice in the  stove oven.".-���'        . .  f jj-as accompanied by T. LahnahanV  ' Arthur Booth of Nelson, representing the London and Lancashier Life  Assurance Co., was in town this week.  Hia company ranks arnougst the best,  therefore 'Mr. Booth met v/ith  ���e,ond success.  .One of the largest catch.es of iish  made in Moyio'river this season was  made by L. ii. Mansfield, Frank  Johnston and J. Ivj. Lindsay the fir si  of the week, when they caught 96 nice  speckled trout.  John Hutchisoin was out ' from  Cranbrook yesterday writing insurance  for several Moyie parties. McVittie <fc  Hutchison's business in Moyie is increasing so rapidly that they are likely  to soon establish a branch ojhee here.  Last Saturday evening a man -yas  found in an intoxicated condition  sound asleep with his uead lying over  a rail Qf the track near town. Constable Lindsay discovered him and  removed him. A freight train came  along not 20 minutes later.  Yesterday evening a fire started in  the Desauln ier residence on East  Queens avenue, uo\y occupied by Mr.  and Mrs. Clino. The alarm was turn  ed in and the volunteer bucket brigade  was immediately on hand in force. The  fire was extinguished, however, before  the boys had an oppor tunity of displaying their ability.  xrith tho pooplo o^JAoyio in   OHtC-ncUng  ccngratulatfbrfs.'     ' ' '' '   'T       " r  C.  C. J. Itose-pepnrts.  J. Rose took his * departure for  his old home in North Dakota last  Monday morning, and a large number  of his friends were at the station to  bid liim farewell. Last Saturday  evening an extra rnee.tmg of the  Independent .Order of Foresters was  called and Mr. Rose, who officiated as  recording secretary since -the .court  was instituted in Moyie, was presented  with a testimonial of ,the regard  which his fellow members had for him,  also a beautiful gold medal.  Klnaborli**.' 3ii^ers Osgnnlze,  A union of the Westarn Federation  of Miners has been organized in Kim-  berley. James WHks, the district  organizer for British Columbia, was  over to Kimberley last Wednosday to  do the work. The new union started  out with a membership of i'L Harry  White is the secretary.  ,Tf yo*u cannot .bring your  \ washing,, send ft  to  the  MOYIE LAU^TDBY  ^JEtlCijS REASONABLE,,  .BEEilNEB Ss HICKEV.    ���  AR11IVJJ7G DAII,Y AS? TKE  Fruit and Confectionerv  store ast)  ICEOREAr���   FAELpR,  W. J. Watkims, Prop.     Farrell block,  Willi iiimnjiiijwji wii ii  'Cnmplug-'on'Uxp .-Moyio. .  A party made up of A. Joyce aud  wife, Mrs. F. J. Watson, Miss Church  and Mrs. Liphardt, of Fernie have been  camping ou the west side of Moyie  lake for the past wejek. They much  appreciate the cool and salubi'ous  breezes fi'om the lake and the fishing  and sport which it affords,  iUelaliQuotiitloiis.  If6\Y   York,   July 20.���JJar   silver,.  Go} cenU    Load P.97 @J?4.02f Price  for minors and- smelters, *3l.U5 , at  the  cload.   Copper, brokers' price, $l6'.50.  In Ilonoi' of 3Ir. SXaiisfleUl.  L:.st Wednesday evening a smoker  was given in McMahon Bros'- store  building by the '.Oddfellows' in honor  of Mr. L: M. Mansfield, who has re-  sighed his position as station agent  and will soon depart for tho east7 accompanied by. Mrs, ���-, Mansfield. The  program consisted of music by thu  Moyio orchestra, songs, short speeches,  etc., and general  good time, was"'hud.;  Moyio Orchestra. DaiiCsS,  A social dance will be given in the  Odd Fellows hall next Friday evening,  for the benefit of the Moyie orchestra.  Tickets, including lunch, $1.50. The  new orchrestra is greatly appreciated  by the people of Moyie, and the dance  no doubt will bo weli patronized.  &P TO  MERCHANT TAYLOR.  For custom   made   clothing.   Latest  styles and reasonable prices.  J, J. MTJ&PHY  & CO.'S  STOEE, ���iOTIE, il. <J.  A 1'areiveJJ  IXojt.  An exceptionally lively and enjoyable social hop was given at the hotel  Central last evening ia honor of Mr.  and Mrs. Geo. Batlcy, who will soon  leave for Spokahe. 'The Moyie orchestra furnished the music and it was  first, class.;  mi,W.��M���a  Picnicers and fishing parties can  secure tlieir. bottled beer from - Joseph  Niederstadt at the Moyie Brewery.  Price per' doaeii,' $1.75 and $2.50.  It. Saved; Uis teg.  P. A. .Dunforth of; LaGrange, Gii.,  sufiered for six months "with a frightful running sore on his leg; but writes  that Bucklen's Arnica Salve wholly  cured it in fiye days. For Ulcers,  Wounds, Piles, it's the best salve iii  the world. Cure guranteed. Only 25  cts. Sold by Hope & Beattie Drtlg-,  gists. ^   ' . -      .'   .    ."���[        -  For Sale.���Good business lot,  near  Central hotel.    Apply to D.   L.   Bett-  jchen, Moyie, of A.E. Watt,Crahbrciok.  Evideutly True.  , Seven years ago a western farmer  hung his vest iu the barn yard; a calf  chewedthe pocket in the garment in  which was his a gold watch. . One day'  the animal, a staid old critvj was butchered for beef/and the watch, was found  in such a'position-between-the lungs of  the cow that the pi'beess of fesjlpii-ation  -^-the closing ih and- filling' of the  ihngs���kept the stem winder woiind  up, aud the \Viitch had lost bilt four  minutes in the ibverl ' years. The  watch can bo seen by any who may  be sceptical.  FOR THE CHOICEST BRANDS OF  CALL AT THE ., y  SOLO CIGAR STORE  D. J. ELMER, TRQr.      d  Qufifis's Avrnue.       ���������' MOYIE, B, C.  '"    Gi^YLON TEA.   ������  Flavour is Delicious. Absolutely Pure,  Dan iiE Uau fallow  Beicl, .OampTbeli & Co,)  MOYIE, B. 07  '/  "Or. Green is so far recoyfired that _he  will return to Cranbiocw this week, ���.,,  The Chinimen are leaving Moyie  and the Mongolian population - of  Cranbrook is increasing ^ corxespon-  dingly.       , '.....  The   Cosmopolitan  ia   har/ing   Mr,  Greer add a layge sample-room  to  its,,  already ample accommodations for the  traveling and commercial public..  . - One hundred tons of hay for sale at  St. Eugene'Mission.'  Hay  consists of  pure timothyi.ppro clover, mixed timo-,  thy and clover and Hungarian   grass.  | Price per ton -.loose t $15;  baled, $20.  There will probably, be a  September ���  meeting at the'track oi.the.Cranbrook  Turf. Association.   There will be many ���  new horses h.ere^ in   that",event,   and  two days of interesting races. /,  J. W. H. *-Smythe^' matfage- of .the  Ft. Steele, Cranbrook and r'G*eeaawopd  branches of: the ' Canadian.' Bank .of  Commerce,',waB in town this week, and  welcomed by inany friends.' He ��� returned Tuesday, and will be followed  by Mrs. Smytlie soon." They will reside,,  in Greenwood.   . '���' .' ���    -  '��� jtavitations io the weddmg, August  asuexVcf-Mi^sHattie -May p'Dell. to  Arthur Moony have 'been' issued,  Both'-of the -young -people are .wel|  linospn and popular rdki'de'nts of Crah-  bfcok. Mr, Mooriey fa a fireman on  the C. P. B., stahding high in the, re*  gardof all who'know him. '"' '���  - The Suliivah mine produced 1000  tone of" clean ore during Juno - and  July! 500-tons ' per Jmonth. After  August lo, when -its iicvy compressor  will be running) the ojitput will be,  ir'ebbled; or 1500 tonp per month.     ; '  i   ..  '���   , ��� y  y7y  y  m \-l\ 7  idi;  the ion mi ^yy*yymsyyys- *<*w**s;*.*>.  j%lB>&mtoisatumatta~~'i*rrihrrT-  'J  ' dd-d  ,     fi b.  --i'��v'  Lfrfy '  school one v/hcle week*" v/ith'd'ut  being  *���*���--���   '.hct -student,!  published in the mferect of the people   ��ai''"5:" 0:" ft''s����t" Sister-  that "student  of Mcyie and EaD^ICcptbnay.        i wLe_tli-e- ^alc cr female.    If the stud  ===������--���'-���-4-���-J-ll_' r'_        i eni '��' iai'dy only encc she ' allocs that  . TiCE ���   ii-uir of Co,J.:r:?:co Bic'.t  ,>-- -T. SSSrTH A- CO.  I'libllfiliora  , -       -            .~~t j CEAITBEOOK,  student to tias her.   "All students who | ��  discbey  this   standard are  ruled  0.  cut  ���51,  ���'I,  katj.s cr EUiircpxj-Troy.  One Tear ',.., ,.."'  SO (*/���  '(.  SATURDAY, JULY 28, 1900.  T"/'.! *  ���"*J,;J  ' -��� j -.V  d;'V7 -,  * ���*, i."' <  S*'�����'.''  1 |f --' 5  ��]'���.?���->  of"the kissing match.    Tho hisses  ere J **3'3L,Vey  r | given and taken every  Friday after  noon.    JNceaiesa  to   say   the   young j  men do uot play "hooky" on that day. J  Moyie is rapidly gaining fame   0*3  summer resort.  Evidently True.  Seven yec'p age   a   western   farmer  hung his vest in (he barri yard;'a  calf  &   McOarter,  PORT STEULB, B. 0  '     Jlarrey, McCar'tor & Alo-aiKlor,  '     innOTE, B. C, "   ,  Barristers $ Solicitors.  McVittle & Hutchison,  j ire a.:d Lifo ct-suranco. Uin-  Brokers, Land fc3urveyei-3 and  Conveyancoro, and Kbfcnriee  Public.  L.-.-uo Oix'sh-g tt,Li*ac;or   Office, SZOVil*  City   Sbavfhg  Parlor  CENTRAL   HOTEL,  __ J chewed the pocket in the garment  in, LB WIS  THOMSON  It has made I whlch,was his a gold watch.'   One day <  ' - - :, >*.-<" '1  ' * B.! I'd  d'f ;:i"?y  ' * ;  ,  Jt r  e.l<  Vi!  > ,*,a  ; .v��  Spokane is a hustler.   _ ���uo miWiB .  ��� ������,���.    ���UB UJtJ  arrangements for'Theadore. itoosevell the anim**, a staid'old cow, wai butch  to visit that city this fall during tlie I eTG, for beef' aud the watcli was found  Industrial Exposition.     �� ''      in such a position between the lungs of  sssasaa-s5ssaa���� the co��� that the process of respiration | TyTfWiP*  Of the $1,100  collected at the   pro-   ~the>c]oshl^ in.   and   C��ing   of   tho ' ���-  Boer meeting at  Washington,  all   0I. j IuaSS���kept    fchq stem winder 'wound  copt$18'weiit /or  expenses.  'That  is! Up' and ,ilw lvaloh h''ld  Iost   hut  four  about the  ratio  of real sympathy   to   nii"tes' -n   the   seven   years.     The  '- ��� '-'���-���    "'      -   - ���  -    -*      ^ watch can bo seen  by any  who   'may  Notary Public, Accoun-  taot,   c03i2i1ssj0j7  Iksubahcb Aqjent.  w'trlShax* OtKifK, Pi-01  Moyie, B. .0,  W. F, GUBD  James ferrigaii & Co  ��i'tA">rnitoojr.,  e, o.  "graft" in the v.-hole movement.  '.'��������:-  r*t'<  l .' -  dJi;;.    ,  ��f i *. f '  .'^'  The South African ladies have agreed  be sceptical.  ���,?;  tt  'iji'ir*  ���   SAKKIS^iEH, SOtlCITOE, E5*o.  CRANBEOOK,   , , B# c<  ' (Htf ;>k.  fc,  *  i* is* >�����-.   '*'   ;  , -\ ,tfjr Jlfeft , A  7!t^ 'T;"wf - --,  -,      ii1?    ��tr.'      y,^    '  . t?r f7fi j'vW'Ji; ij-t  *���   i j:,-:. i*?A -'i\  - <*J:?"m-'^K' '''"���  -FARRELL BLOCK.  British Columbia.'.  I>  ���*", k-*'5t   r��  1 ..','C ���''  did ;f|  hi 7d  i-**"ifi' I  E' !iii|.'  rib  i '* ik  in  yf-  0  li' .fr   'J   I )>,  ���ift.'"*.l|'!3r   r,;''u,  j*'r p If-  av-l'i-f,      '  mm  .. .    .    Hfflfla   *  :   fl? ;':    Stdi ��?'���  US ;   -f';'. i'S!,  MS'**    i?l ^   '  ik  <   ^    Yelloii- ifournallfliii,  . .0 looat. ..��� care for tl.o ^iSlZ \l^Sl^^SZ SHM   .  ���  Canadian, killol in-bailie, at  the ,e- ^e "I {bs^gar-liowl, "I'm surprised fi.   P   T-TTPPTWc  gaest of the Canadian paugbters of tbe'"S!     , ���" v ���    ���   '  ^J-WtxI&iS;, ,.  ���'  himseli from the sticky trap.    ' '       ��      ' * '  '    ,        ~ ^-Tis^ "Well I notice   that   paper ' you're  '     The    Cranbrook   .baseball      teamj>^^ yellow."-  buoyed up by their  victory   over  the l1^^^������^^^ ',  Boston Bloomer girls; imagined   they , "fhe-A1)pctiio of a a oat  were almoat invincible until they went '    la envied by all whose Stomach nnd  ��P against.the Kelson team last Mon-1 Liver   ie   out   of   order.     Bu* \vch  -day.   According to  the Tribune,  the (should know that Br King's New Life  ^ehson boys "didn't   do   a   thing   to (Ml* give a splendid   appetite,  sound   ' ; digestion and a   regular  bodily  habit  There is not a town in all of British  Columbia tliat shows a surer or  better  growth than Moyie.   At' tfo 'time' has  .there been an unhealthy boom, but on  fhe contrary the advancement has been  steady and in keening  with 'the   substantial   development   of   the   mines  tributary.    It is   such   a  growth  that  builds prosp'rous cities.  .  Wholesale Grocers  AND  O-eneral Agents,  3 and   Foreign   Bonded   Warehouses,' '  Whiskey,-Wines1,. 'Be'e*-,  Cigars, Produce, Fruit,  Etc./ Etc.',   Etc.,    Etc.'  'Hi ���;  i<V ���*,  t -  r  You will invariably notice that the  mugwump whp io ahrays giving advice ��0 a publisher (.behind hie back)  and kicking about its conduct generally, is the asouse for r man who  never contibutea one single "cent to  help the publisher, and biini? the camp  to the notice cf   the   outside world.  that insures perfect health and great  energy. Only 25c at Hope & Beauties  Brug Store,  , toldTout ofIcourt. ,  'AsasdptM ana Incidents Con^fcalnfr  ' a IPbrrerfta Tesa* Jadffa,  *  Texm is a big- state and has e l<eugo  population^ including' many mea of  great prominence, saya X^Blie^a Weekly.  But inhere ia"no man in that whole sov-  erelgnty ^viih inore' refulgent glory  than OTudgo Boy Bean,'ofiangtry,-who  declares ihvh he is the "Jaw west "oi tho  Ea^^s.��   And Wi^   West of the Pecos  ��v��r, m Texas, there are no limitations  to Judge Bean's jurisdiction',' aid lie  does not, aa has .been hiat^d, let mare  statues, ��-as in such ea*&'made sid prr^  vmea," influenced him-to any*��4t*x.  yent in nta aesiis) to make ihe, pua-  wjn&nt fit th* .orim*.  There fs an a^ec-  aof^- toid r-? bins "v7/#i^ ic ,?^t m <tw4v^  CORRESroj?DEKCB  TXyiTEn  -���   v..w   ^�����.i,w ^w.    Lwc;    uutbmo   worm. 1 i-Kine ix>ifl r-? hins ��Tfe^ i,e ��,( rv^ ?i,t^ I  These same  men  might   make   good I B������r 641d held ��.'a taqueei on the body of I  newspaper publishers, having plenty  ofowindjbut they might do well to  first succeed nt their own occupation  before expounding and backcappbg  pny publisher.  ''.'.    "��� yl".": '''I  ? ��� '-&W  i,>.-!.'!.H; (/t  |i    ' it':'1-': '':  '>,<?]���������  '���' ���*  .': !.i'il8fC  ��lf K^1'rkS:>  ���� I I ^       ll II  ^ ���      .f'^ir, Oi   t  r. ��.'���{��� :-,r,^;-  S. .'.".. ?  u'i'  ,1* '5''K'-  *-i-I  Iv  ���yf-'  i" !-*-;* i-i  r.u-. ;*'.��,  ���   1.   ,'* ,1 -v  ��� ,r.-*:K^-i"  ��� i-rt 1  y  ' "'fti'!! ;  iiii'f-  ���, (V J ' 1,  I 1  Disappointed gold-seekers, returning  empty-handed from the desolate beach  of Cape Kome bring graphic nairativcs  of hardship, hunger, distruction,   disease and death.    Tt is   instructive   to  compare the lot of men at Nome  with  , that ot prospectors, miners and 'others  who cho&e, for example, the mountains  of   the    Kootenays.    Their    cheerful  ' campfires gleam by crystal  mountain  brooks or brawling  rivers,   and   their  horses are fat from  grazzing   oh   tho  rich pasturage of mountain meadows.  If the grub-stake  :uns   low,   a   day's  tramp will take the unlucky prospector into civilization, quick employment  at good wages awaits  him.    Or,  if  he  is a practical miner, there is demand  for his services right in the hills.,. His  camp-fare has the variety of pheasant  and grouse, trout.,  berries   and   other  fruits.  a imui who had met avioloatdc��i-fhby  faiiitiAf froza the great railway bridge  than sp&jaa thc Pecos river. Ad^samia-  atioD showed that the man had a r^  rolvor wid ��40 in cash in, hia pockets  wh&n he was killed. After swearing in  a jury aud loolucg over the ejects of  the dead man, Jvtlge- Bean said: "Gen-  tJsmen of tho jury, thtre ain't no doubt  how this,man came to his death; that's  al: plain ;0bu& what I would likt-to know  Is why in the mmie of thunder he carries! thai gun. Ko-w, gentlemen, it's  agla ihe law ,to eaj*ry a concealed cind  loaded gun in the state of Texas, and,  ji&t because this gentleman took it, intxi  nis head to get killed I don't mean, to let  him offftad fche peace and dignitv or  Texas. I fine him $40." Thk is an example of Judge Bean'e efficient administration. Some day his decisions  will.be published and theai we will  have ior the flrst-'time a clear under.'.  fitsiKlmn- of the Ja*-v of tho frontier.  Stoyesy mnware, Furniture, Mattresses, Bed--  ding-, Carpets, ".Ourtaiiis,- Etc, at, iwe'r prices  than can be had by gending to eastern nit**'  Warra fob Qvomhoxs, Maii Oedbim Prcimmlv atibsded to.  Clothing,    Gents{    Furnishings,  Bootsf Shoes, Hats, Gloves, Etc,  MANAGER. GILPIN'S UIQ   GENERAL ' STOEE,   GRAVBROOK,   B.   C.  UOy i   FOR \sC:.o YEARS.  tit  r\-  '..-it.  \'y''  \mW[i:  1 j-ii.t.yy.,.;,,'  M\  y<.v.  i WT  Mm  ���'-.*H&!f-!?';.  &���  Tlie Mon From rincher Crocli.  Pinch er Creek will be a proud  place  now lb. tic   has   been    montioned   in  dcspalciusby Lord Roberts.    Tho men  from   Pinchcr   Creek   showed    great  courage, and held off a  large  body  of  Boers,    Gossip informs    us that when  the men were  leaving  pinchcr  Creek  for the war they were   given   such   a  send ofT that they   scarcely   woke   up  until    thc   train   reached   Winnipeg,  but the reception thej'  will get  when  iiCj iciuiu injurs ..... u-.vtoi.ii   cjOozing the continent to see, from  the   top  of one  of   the   adjoining   mountains.  Thej* do nothing by   halves   out   tnat  way, and when '''their, men   fight   the  Boers they do not do it   in   .sin'y   half  hearted   way,   either.    This    country  has reason to be   proud   of   the   four  men from Pincher   Creek,  mentioned  in despatches  by Lord   Roberts.���Toronto Star, y  MOYIE B. 04 '  ,  Are Now Open and Ready, For  Business With a. Full Line of  Staple and Fancy  W^JgSLsJCtLJL ^2,ja^^��  You are Invited to inspect Stock.  Kisses am Highly Prized.   '  In Nemaha county,  Kansas,  Miss  Millie Daniels,  who   ia   described   as  unusually hanC.some,  has   adopted    a  novel means of rewarding the   faithful  fefe,,and well, behaved  among  her piipih.,  itUjier plan   has   been   approved   bv  L^f trustees, who have   just  A  Qsf-G&V JFinil  o��  trie  m��hly  PyfB>6d  YiiPesallaa  teurhle.  The quarrie.i from which thc ancients  Dbtainod their hij?hly-pri2e<lThes.salian  or  verd marble have Ibton discovered  and are again being worked by tin Sng-  lislx  company,, says   the  Philadelphia  Kecord.   The ijuarrics, -which have been  lost ior more than 1,000 years, are in  the neighborhood of Larissa, in Thes-  eoly, Greece.   The anoient workings are   ���  very extensive*, there being- no fewer 'U.  than  ttn  quarries,   each producing  c  somewhat different de'jcription of marble, proving without a doubt tbat even-  variety  of  this  marble  found in  the  ruined palaces and churches of Rome  and Constantinople and likewise in all  tlie mosques and museums of the world  came  originally  from these auarrie/j.  In fact, ihe very quarry from which the  famous monoliths of St. Sophia, Constantinople, were obtained can be identified  with ubso'uU; certainty by the  matrices  from  n-hich they were"    extracted. ' ,  ,   Tn modern times..verd antico marble  has only been obtainable by the destruction of some ancient work, and it has,  naturally, commanded extraordinarily  bigh prices.   As 'a cdneequence, .1 number of ordinary modern greens of Greek,  French,   Italian  and American origin  have been described and sold as verd  antique .marble,   Ko.one., lioweverj who  is really acquainted with tho distinctive  character of "the g-enuineinafirial coiild  be deceived.by these inferior marbles.  Thessalian green is easily distinguished-  from any other green marble by the following characteristics."    It is sd:'breccia" of Jvug-alar fragments' of light and  darkgj-een, v.-itii purs'statuary white,  the whole. bc.iufi- cemented together -.vitli  ���a brighter .g-iv-f.ti.vv-hila tlie show-white  patchee U.suuiiy h?.vc- their edges tinted  oit with a dolicute fibvouc green; radiating to the center of-the white.   The cementing' matej-iul iii also qi tho eame  flbroug ehflraeter, ���  ��v- ^J--7-*:- K^7-*^ 'v1!5-/1* ~Zv*~i&r7yr7-yt! 7^srzysr7:yr-z^s  The only house in East Kootnay  heatcd^throughout^vith.hotair.  First clas-1 in every respect.^ Specirtl  -atcs to boardei'L-. Good sample" room  for commercial men.  :0SM0P0LITAN  WM, MILLS, Proprietor,  Miners   hcadciuartera,     <5ood   accommodations for travelers.  liquors and cigars kept in stock,  Lake Shore Addition  Best  wines  9 Be G\  THE WM. HAMILTON MANUFACTURING* CO,  i  (LIMITED,)  Tdr  j ADDRISS  \Q^ee��mM Bi  \ Georgetown--JCIxh  CANADA  Cut  out'and "uend'  to  UPdNo.   30.   -For power knitting macliiiH  ���'���writing tyfiawriters.f'wnte us.  ?7?>a:iG^3n^^? y MOYIE_LEADER.  MOYIE,  B.    C.  Many  A HISTORIC OAK.  ,t xt��  Queer   Slslitu  800 Vciirw of  In    tlie  Life.  ' of Tal-  totlic  lffkTiUbo?lSiJ^  of  tlio. Tuckaboe  Te .. u described in a writing still  i��D,'n is no known record of lis di-  ^    ,-  but it had a mighty trunk.  SSilK'ence was In its branches/  plitudo   was   extraordinary.  fa*  *"'**" "at the historic trees  ridlied. Nearly 300 years ago  hill, near Hillr-boro,  Talhot  bye  ami  ly<]ow cast on the ground by the  rpillns   H"ibs 'uuder  a   vertical  a circle whose diameter was  100 yards.    Decay fastened  .  Tho'tree; then some yearsngo an  .i inade a huge wound-in one side,  "Co. bclmMoo old to heal it-  Lradnnlly rotted.    Recently some  'cMiff'pd the hollow with dry leaves  | Sand Bet It oarc at night The  *.rrrfor i��'lles around was illuml-  W.' lf,Ar the fire burned out the  oak  was cut  GYP, THE TRENCH TERROR.  The   Noted   Womitii   .*<<*irnnlint   Snj-��  She *W��h Kldnnxieil.  Gyp, countess of Mark-l, tlie Paris  journnli.st noted for attacks upon presidents of France, claims to have been  recently kidnaped, and the story Is  none the1 less Interesting because nobody believes it      ,   -  A seventeenth century plot, wiih the'  grandson ot* ihe Mail Iu the Iron Musk  as,chief conspirator, carrying off a woman of 50 on a populous street corner  iirbroad daylight, to hide her in a mysterious suburban bast ile and afterward  provide her with the most approved  jail breaking apparatus, all at the instigation of, the head of the state���  that's just like <;yp.  And it's just like Loubet/.the peas-  mil president, uot to notice such tomfooleries. '  Gyp is crazy to regain her place as  gronde liiait'rofw , of ��� the republican  court at the Elysee. says the New York  Herald. ' ���     ,  With Niehalos hovering at the political   horizon   and   a   wagon   load   of  WESTERN  CANADA'S  GREAT  20TH OENTUEY FAIR  WINNIPEG,  23rd to 28th July, 1900.  IN  $35,000.00  prizes and Attractions  Largely increased Prise List.  Four full day a Racing.  Finest Platform Attractions  ,      ever been in the West.  EVERY EVENING:  Grand Pyro Military Drama  Battle of Paardeberg  AND     ���  Surrender of General Cronje.  SCRAPSOF SCIENCE.  The prime of life in a man of regular  habit.-" and sound constitution-is from 30  to 3r, yiiirs of age; of a. woman, from  2-1 ni- 2."> to about 40 years of age.  One- of the mo*t fascinating results  of the use of the microscope was tin- discovery ul Professor Ehrenberg that a  eeiiafn earth or rock in the Barbados is'  literally composed of minute and beautiful "skeletons."  Du Bonnier, a French physician, recently described before the'Paris Academy <.? .Medicine a new method of testing  deafnes--���namely, by applying a tuning  fori: to (he knee or somo other part of  the bony structure. He said that _ a  .sound ear could not hear the note of .tin-  foily but an ear in which "disea-c" had  ah <ady  made  inroads could   perceive  it  distinctly.   Flowery PliriiKe*.  Professor  Walter  Raleigh,  published   a   rather   clever  '���Siyle,"  likes  ma!  po  !���'���  PAY SCRIP FQR  DOMINION   LANDS  AND SAVE DISCOUNT-  A very large saving can be made.   We can  furnish the exact amount for any payment.  Writ�� for particulars and price.  ALLOWAY & GHAKlPIONi winhipeb  Lndcr of the giant  rn ���,,<��� carted away.  fl,e highroad   over  oak stood  was  ter  tlie hill' where  a line of "travel  n-Mho"peninsula" from' Delaware to  iBifwnY'S Ferry, on the .bay side of  Shot wln-nce there was a packet fer-  [ami mail route across the Cliesa-  L. to Annapolis. \,\  L o-ik in thoso "olden days was  Limes called "The Quaker Tav-  -.cciiuse tbe ��� Delaware Friends,  hiving Assembled at Camden,  Ide (heir pilgrimage by this route to  ht Third Haven meeting house-where  "Dr-e Kox preached and Lady Rnltl-  hnkaiet William Penn, to attend the  jrlv"meeting long before there was  fv ,'oM-n of Easton to'extend to them  iThospitality. The oak'ou Lloyd's hill  tlieir regular noonday "Stopping  fere. Ih-re'tbcy  |eh'  ifoclK'P.' " * '    ,   ' "  heron island in  Miles river is now  K'less. An old aud.gnarledcedar, for.  my vears'the "only tree on "this'bar-  gn wnste of sand,  was recently cut  'wii and burned,for fuel by some-oys--'  fniien who wore cast away- there in a  orm  The cedar was a valuable land-  fark tu the riversailors. Territorially  Imn Islnud is lu Queen- Anne coim-'  H belongs to thc'estate Of the late,  blufld  Richard   S.   Dodson.-Kaston  lid.i better In Wilmington News.   , '  ,A "TOSCANA,     FACTORY,Montrwd  would rest "and-feed'  horses, and ..unpack: and pat tlieir-  Prize Lists and Programmes free on application.  F."\V. HKUBACn, General Managw.  Winnipeg,   Manitoba.  who  has  book   en  ng  phrases.    "The  ry' of Catullus."  lie said  in a  address, the' other day. "has  $100   REWARD,  M  V,  a  a  ft  I  Bridge Ilullderu' FrlKHt.  Bridge  building   is  a  perilous  dcss, and  no  take any  risk oh  structure workers,  col-  Kur-"  vlvcd the passing of a religion and an  emphe; the diary of Mr. Samuel I'epys  will be as fresh ns at the day of its  birth,, when'the Forth bridge is oxide  of iron nnd London is a geological pancake of brick dust."        '  IIIh JoT>.  I "The crown prince-of Germany-re-  reives a. salary of; 5375.000 a year from  Jlie state'."    , "  '���What for?"- - .���,,-'  ������\.<- /.c/zvVlUs father's son."-Chiea-  f^Vlr       }  .  Tlie, first skates were'made out of  fbe hones of nnhnals. Sometimes chll-  3rcn would sit on ��� the- jawbone; o/.-a  bors>e or cow "ami "'propel tlnmiselvcs  [ilonK the Ice by means of Iron stuveL  ,i  AN OPEN LETTER  JO ALL SUFFERERS FROM AT03MIA  AND KIJJD11BD TROUBLES.  Uo  |Jtr. Win. -Wilson, ��r Sum In, Tell* How  lti-KiiiiMMl Ileal IU After nn Ulnc��n  oT Over Two  Years.  Mr. William Wilson,- who is well  Jnowu to the cftizens of Sarnia, Ont.,  writes: "It affords,mq. mucli pleasure  1 lie able to add my testimony to tbe  great benefit that I have .derived from  yotn famous Dr. Williams' Fink Pills.  |t is now a littlo more than two yoars  Jinco I becanio afllicted" with anaemia.  Jnring that time I have received al-  lost coutiuuoua treatment from medi-  mon of the highest rank in their  frofc-ssiou, yet apparently,rieriviugmo  N^fit. Indeod I continued to-Rrbvr  cor.*!* until I became- unable to walk.  came to tho couclasion that I was do-  |iTing no benefit from tho treatment  N decided to Rive it up. Ic then was  ipe qucstiou, what shall I try? Having,  |Jead the testimony o.f so many who had  ���goffered in a similar manner and who  N received grgat benefit from yonr  Jr- Williumg- piuk Piiia, I decided to  T'Vo them a fair trial.  R i.s now about three months sinco I  ptaHnettced to take 3*our pills and today  '(ol almost completely restored.   Two  greeks after I began to take ���' the  pills I  g �� "  ft   decided   improvement.    Thvee-  i��|onth8 nR0 when I began  to tuko your  puis my flesh looked like wax, and iny  ^k6, feot un(ilogB were badly swollon.  Jfoese conditions have  all, disappeared  Iv/* today my color is  natural  and my  Kjood vessels full of good   rich; blood.  a|i Wl11 a^ord hie   pleasure   to  reebm-  & e��(lDr. SVilUunjs- pink puis. to imy  i �� suffering from/anaemia  or kindred  *W Winint��s'Pink Pills  ff! ��r for ni,Qu- women,  L% are not like  Sptt thoy be  are praised  land, as a  mediciao,  or children,  other,, mbdioinesdnor  imitated, as it sometimes  ?offPr effcly Preteucled by dealers who  L..r flnMtitutes. See tnat the package  -...���������� ful1 nnme- D,r. WiUiama'  W L,1 8forPale pooplo;" and in case  Wnini *T{ direct! to" Dr. Williams'  , JouieOo,,   Brockville,   Out.,   who  Wr CS^mW18 P��8t PHid at 50��'  ���Pills 0 * *n^601��?r Hlx boxes- Theso  from i disorders dvhioh   arise  cular "lpi;OV01,i*shod blood.such ns mug-  ^ss of ST8' l0SS ol nPPetito, short-  ����. .10Teath, paiiisin the back, nerv-  SWill  |0us h   A��� ' t'aiIJ�� iu uie  lof f6l,'!;ache' earl>' deoay. nll forma  Knot wef��oss, hysteria, paralysis,  i����k>tica Xla'    rheuQ-atism    and  GYP.  first,  soon  minor monnrchs^ourlhe way to the exposition   sho will leave  no stoue  unturned to gain.'her end.  The late, Fa tire wouldn't have her at  but he was a vulnerable man and  reduced by the dirt batteries of  Gvi/s column lu the Libre l'arolu.  brcalrerdiud - that   Eva-la-tomate   had  claims upon his affection.  So one Cine day Gabriel lo Sybille Marie Antoinette de Riquetti do Mirabeau,  comtesso' de Alartrl de .Tnnville, ,the  Gyp of novelist fame, w*as asked to  ��� dine with the "grand tanner", nnd the  Russian mhiister of war, visiting in,  Paris.  '  And' from thnt date on she became  almost a fixture at the Elysee, while, at  the same time, the Libre Tarole hastened to J<"nure's support.  Now, Loo bet is,as much a plebeian by  birth ns his predecessor. Gyp says he  "can neither walk ,nor bow," she insists that "his neckties are shocking"  and that the first, lady of France  "wears corsets, that make her look  quite deformed.  ��� "The otb'T was almost as badly hampered bc.fore I took hold of liini,",continues the countess. '���His sports were  boorish and ho"changed his pants but  ouce In a day. I turned him into a  gentleman, and Mine. Fatire, as well  as Mile, Lucie, learned all they- know  of polite imiuiiei'S from me."  And Gyp might havo added that the  "grand tanner" paid for these lessons  and for silencing her vituperative pen  by following her lead In matters of  politics, among other things by keeping Dreyfus oil Devil's island and fomenting war upon tho French Jews.  And now that Nicholas was coining  again, Loubet made absolutely no of-'  forts to secure her services.  ���riiat meant she was to bo left out of  tho programme; that during the festival days tin- Elysee, where formerly  she reigned supreme, was to know hei  uot.  Once more the guns of Llbro Parole  wero trained upon the palace where  tho uncrowned king of France dwells.  The highborn Gyp's.- first broadside  characterized the president of the republic as "a-scurvy headed ass" aud  ."OkLDaudnilT."  ..-.Though that;brought uo results aud  thouglrthe most 'searching -inquiries in  Loubet's political.and social past had  developed not a single peg to .hang" a  scandal upon, the princess of yellow  journalism .persevered in her line of attack. ;   . ���:..���'  Though Gyp is p.ist hor fiftieth year,  it\wouid. he Impossible to conceive  any "political monstrosity iuen-iable  exciting her wildost enthusiasm. .  ������Champion of the military party, sho  thinks it her duty to cow the head of  the state by foul moans or fair.  '.������ Her journalism is polished fiction, for  like most of lier .Paris colleagues she  despises facts,,.but'glories-iu the nim-  blonoss of her Intellect, in graceful elegance, ready wit, the desire and ability  to idea so when she wants to please  perfect clearness of expression w  is neither obscured by depth of thought  nor a multitude of details.  Uer novels aro the real echo, of high  life���high life where It borders closely  on'the low. Rut-when'sho does bold  the mirror up to society society trembles.  ii:.--*  insurance company wil  the lives 'Of* sopor  There is oho licrl  ble sensation known to superstructure  workers. It is something like stage  fright.     ' ' .'���  "I   know  once,"  said  one  of them,  "when I wasn't up more than 1-iO feet,  a sudden feeling came over me that I  couldn't  get   down.     I   looked  down,  and  there was'a  swift tide  swirling  arouud the edges of the piers.   It seemed to mo I should surely he killed.    I',  clasped both arms around the. beam on  which' I  was  working and  lay there,  just clinging to it, for 20 minutes. Luckily for me, the foreman, who was near  uie,'saw what was tho matter nnd bad  sense enough not to speak to mc.��   If  he had, I know I should certainly have  fallen' off.   'He kept on working, and 1  clung helplessly to the beam.    Filially,  in a gruff voice, he growled at me: 'Kay.  git out o' there! > 1 want to put a rivet  there/    And I, obedient to an instinct  of duty,  found  myself moving aloug.  The feeling passed away'as I did move  and didn't come back."  "When . I was in Peru ' building  bridges,'.' "said an engineer, "I did uot  lose my head at work, but I more than  once woke up during the night banging to the sides of the bed in desperation nf fear to keep from falling iD a  nightmare."���Roston Herald.  THE BIOGRAPM IN WINNIPEG.  It, may be only a trilling cold, but neglect it and it will fasten its fangs in yom  itin^s,-and vou will soon be carried to an  untimely grave, In this country we hava  ,uddeu changes and must expect to have  roughs and colds. Y��'o cannot avoid thom  bun we can effect a cure by using Bickle s  Ant I-Consumptive Syrup, the medicine  that, has never been known to fall in our  ine coughs, colds, bronchitis and al  affections of the throat, lungs and chest.  all  ���$100.  The readers'of "his paper will be pleased to  learn that there is at le.isl one dreaded disease  that science ban been able to cure in a lite  Btages, and that is Catarrh. Hall's Catanh  Cu7o is the only positive cure, known to the  medical fiaternity. Catarrh Lenity a constitutional dlsr-ase, requires a constitutional treatment. Hall's Catarrh Cure is talcen internally,  actiiv directly upon the blood and mucous sur-  faowof the system, therojy destroying the  foundation of the disease, and giving thei patient  strength by building up Uie constitution and  assisting nature in dun.g its ivork. fIhe,proprietors have so much faith in its curative  powers that they oiler One Hundred Dollars for  any ease lhat it fails to cure. Send for list of  testimoinab.'   -^ ^ GHENKy & ^ Toledo> a  Sold by Druggists, 7f c.  Hall's Family PUU are the best.     n .  Hend -IVorlc.  "It might be well enough,", said the  lr-r-iurer, "before the limits are turned  down and .the pictures are thrown  upon the screen, for the janitor to close  one 'of those windows. The ladies in  the audience wiil be taking their hats  off In a few moments nnd the breeze  upon their heads may be unpleasant.'  The'windows' were not closed,: but  the hats came olL-Chicago Tribune.  ��*  Ki  ft  M  ft  ft  ft  ft  HE, RAN   A   MILE  and so would many a young  lady, rather than take a bath  without the "Albert" ,  I BABY'S OWN SOAP  It leaves the fkin wonderfully soft  and fre.-h,and its taint fragrance i* extremely pleasing.  Ueivare of Imitation--.  g ALBERT TOILET SOAP CO., Mte. |  % MONTREAL. ^  Ers SiipemtltlonB,   -  .There are many superstitions about  the egg. In Scotland and Ireland children are taught by their nurses ,to  crush the shell after eating an egg otto push the spoon through the bottom  in the form of u cross, showing a li"-'  goring relic of the once general'superstitious belief that witches lived in  eggshells and made boats' of- .them,  casting spells upon the household.  '���  lu Italy it was believed that au egg  laid by a white hen in a new nest ou  Easier day would cure pains in the  bead or stomach; that' broken In a  vineyard it would prevent its suffering  'fnun "hail or similarly would save'a  field from frost, and its . possession  gave.one the power to see witches. It.  was also'believed that an egg laid on  Good Friday, throwu on the, Are, would  extinguish it, while the devil would be  killed if shot with' an egg laid on  Christmas.���Self Culture Magazine.  MONTCY' .SAVED and pain relieved by  the leading household remedy, Drt.  THOMAS' ECLECTRIC OIL���a small  quantity of which usually suffices to cure  a cough," heal a-sore, cut, bruise or sprain,  relieve lumbago, rheumatism, neuralgia,  excoriated nipples, or InO-xined breast.  , '  Beddock,   Jaua 11, 1897.  O. RICHARDS & 00.  " Dear Sirs,���MINARD'S LINIMENT  is my rerneny   for" NEURALGIA.  LADIfS  snot  DRESSING  MADE BY  0  It  relieves'at once.'  a. s. Mcdonald.  IS UNRIVALED  TOR KKflKC\  ltlf LUTHER SQfTAHO PUABU  roR Mtifj snoei im our combination**-  SBOt ORtSSING t&CH PHtlUCC COHTWNS 4 801IIC  or ciEANt* A��8 *"eex of r��vit  mmmsMMSMM  CathollC  Prayer  crucifixes, Scapulars. ReliEious Pictures, Statuary, and Church  ceiveprompt attention. D. & 3. Sadll6T & CO ^.MOUlIBal  The Wonderful 1'lcture MucUino Will ��e  Seen lit thu Graiiil Tlioatre During  Exhibition Week. v  The Biograph is certainly, one of the  marvels cf the agcyand it must be seen  uioxnuliSv-in  ioitors to tbe  ex-  LX1I3  -,|)f  Of  am  hleli  wonderful entertainment. Jnst imagine  thirty thousand picenres shewn at every  performance, with all the life aud motion just as tho. scenes actually appeared  at the-time% The Biograph has had two  staffs at work in .South Africa, and  some of the best and most interesting  moving pictures will be shown, direot  from the seat of war. "Firing the big  guns at Colouso," "The surrender at  Paardeberg," "The relief of Ladysmith," "the Heroes of the War,"  "Tommy Atkms in all his glory," will  be seen at each exhibition. Some of  tho funniest pictures that have ever  been put on canvas will also he shewn.  All the .pictures are absolutely genuine.  The Biograph is the only perfect moving picture machine and none but the  besc films of any event of importauce  are shewn. "Ottawa after the big  fire" is one of the latest additions to  the Biograph's complement of films.  The Grand Theatre is 'just off'Main  street on McDerinot, street, opposite the  post office, han'dy to all street cars.  Two or three performances will be given daily in order to accommodate the  immense crowds that .always attend  these exhibitions. Go early in the  week, for you will wont to go a second  time sure. Mr. Owen Smiley, Oau-  ada's leading elocutionist, will aot as  lecturer and entertainer. He is a host  in himself.  were  when  '*TUU in  The First  Umbrella  To prove 'at what date the first .umbrella was made is a seemingly hope'  less task, hut we find records of'theii  ,..,.-,'..1���-..],- u,��    Of'ooUo   aud    Roniauc  'uot alone* as a protection rronrsim" oi  rain, but as a, distinguishing mark of  royalty. By the" time of Queen Anne^s  i-oign they had become quite common  simply as a protection, hut thoy  all imported until about 1S02,  .the,manufacture of them was be  England.   ��� A PILL POR GENEROUS EATERS.���  There are many person-- of Iieftlohy appetite and poor digestion who,after a hearty  meal, aro subject to niuca suffering. The  food of which they* havo partaken'lies like  lead in their stomachs. Headache, depression, a Finotheriug feeling follow.  One so afflicted is unlit for busino?s or  work of ai'*r kind. In this condition  Parmelee's Vegetable Pills will bring relief. They will assist the assimilation of  the aliment, and used according to direction will restore healthy digestion.  Poison  Ivy.  Bathing w*ith alcohol will prevent injurious effects from poison ivy, or, if  the' poison has taken effect, wetting  the affected part with alcohol, to which  sugar of lead has been added, until a  milky appearance is obtained will give  relief. The wash is poison and for external uso only.  .i  * u ps�� l<*in en I,  too   highly  cnl-  litor,   retnniins:  A   1" o.: ul" >   <  "Vour   narrative   is  orod," remarked   the (  tho  bulky  m.wirsrript ���  "Jn   whit I   way'*"   inquired .the  disappointed su.thui*.  "Why,"   i-"| ln-d   th-*  editor,   "in  very  first   cliapt er.y <>n   make   the  turn   purple   with   --aim.   tin-  turn  !'|-'<'ii   wiih   envy,   tin*  white     with   am  red  with  hluslu*-,  man  lain  turn  turn  mar.  r! 11 .M*       "in     thO  old  vil-  ii*i-i*  ���i\   the  hoi-oiiii'  ,i n*l  t ho coach-  tiirii  blue witli  cold i'  -, ejun Diego. Cat., lias  covering  1.000  aen.'S.  be the largest, in tlu  begun m  "IR'-'O with  a lemon grove  It   is  said, to  ���world.     It was.  170  acres.  Tho Idol's' Eye, Wan?, and tho Fencing  .Master, by the Boston Lyrics.  The coming engagement of the Boston Lyrics iu Winnipeg at the Winnipeg Theatre for Exhibition week will  be a notable event. It will be the appearance of a great company, of artists  in three royalty operas that wilfappeal  to every taste. ,  The Idols eye is one of the most expensive compositions in the musical  market. It is, bowover.woll worth the  price paid, as it has a strong attractive  commercial value. ,  The party of Abel Conn played by  John Henderson is this comedian's  'creattst work. , Mr. Kunkei . plays  "hoot mon hoot;" Miss Stanton,  Damayanti, Miss Bortha Davis, Mara-  miita- Miss Sara Oarr, the high priestess and Henry Hallam, Nod Winner,  "'i'ho opera is filled with grand  choruses aiid.supurb marches , by tho  daughters of tho soldiers in Natty Iiuz-  zar uniforms.  GOOD DIGESTION SHOULD WAIT  ON APPETITE.���To have tbe stomach  well is to have tho nervous system well.  Very delicate aro the digestive' organs.  In some so sensitive are tsey tbac atmospheric changes affect thom. When they  ceconie disarranged no better regulator is  procurablq - than Parmoleo's Vegetable  Pills Thev will assist the digestion so  that the hoarty eater will suffer no inconvenience and will derive all tho benefits  of his food.  YVixdoiu   Ilcwnrilpil,  Then the wise man iu the shoe business called up the newspapers and  bade them insert this advertisement in  his behalf:  '���Mark Down Sale of Ladies' Shoes!  "The Chance of Vour Life!  "Assorted Sizes, From Fives (3's)  Upwards, All Marked Down to 2b Foi  Today Only!"  And the next day it came to pass  that he hired a double force of clerks,  and yet .they "were nil iu it up to their  necks.���Detroit Journal..     . y  There never was, and never will be, a universal panacea, in one remedy, for aii ids to  which flesh is heir���the very nature of many  curatives being such that were tlie germs of  other and differently seated diseases rooted  in the system, of tho patient���what would  relieve one ill in turn would aggravate tho  other. We have, however, in Quinine Wine,  when obtainable in a sound, unadulterated  state, a remedy for many and grievous ills.  By its gradual and judicious uso the frailest  systems are led into convalescence and  strength by, the influence which Quinino exerts on nature's own restoratives. It relieves  tho drooping spirits of those with whom, a  chronic state of morbid despondency and  lack of interest in life is a disease, and, by  tranquilizing the .nerves, disposes to sound  and refreshing sleep���imparts' vigor to the  action of the blood, which; being stimulated,  courses throughout the veins, strengthening  the healthy ammul functions of the system,  thereby making activity a necessary result,  strengthening the frame, nnd giving life to  the digestive organs, which naturally demand increased subslauce-r-result, improved  appetite. Northrop ���& Lyman, of Toronto,  'have given to thi* public their superior Quinine Wino at the usual rate, nnd, gauged by  the opinion of ' scientists, this wine approaches nearest perfection of any in the  market.   All druggists sell it.  Two of Xast'B Faces.  William M. Tweed was a portly man  of medium size", with a. long, pendulous  nose, -little porcine'eyes, fat, drooping  cheeks and a .straight, firm mouth that  was decidedly ' his best feature.    The  'outlines of his face were those of a  Bartlott pear,' little end.upward, and I  never saw craft so palpably written  upon   a   human.,countenance.     Nast  used to "be  fond of drawing Tweed's  faco, by the way: as a sack of money.  The'general contour of his head Tent  Itself 'to tbe outlines, of the sack, and  be usetl $ marks for the nose and eyes.  , Strange to say, it. was a capital portrait.  .."���..* :  '   Another of Nast's trick'pictures was  ono of   Roscoe ,Conk.liag.-   He  would  draw a laree letter Y. with a smaller v  -jusitie -ic~u.ua'burixiuituL' tlie pair   with  an   interrogation   mark   upside   down.  The big V represented Conkling's pointed  heard,  the smaller one  his sharp  nose and the interrogation  point, the  Hyperion curl which he always allowed  to fall'negligently upon his forehead.  That caricature made the haughty senator'wild  and exasperated  him more  than any bit of fun that was ever poked'  in his direction.���New Orleans Times-  Democrat.  livstruuientu, Drums, Uniforms, Etc  EVERY TOWN  CAN HAYE A BAND,  lowest prices ever .quoted.   Fine ��UJogu.  s-n i illustrations mailed free.    >\ rite us I��.r���a'u'  thin, to Mu.lo or Musical Instruments.  ' .   n      Toronto,Ont.,and  Whaley Eoyce & Co.,     Winnipeg,Man.  ilinari's liniment cures danei in Cows.  While   S;i\viiiK   (lit*  vour new boarding  S < en U.  house  plcas-  "Is  ant?"  "Yes, indeed. There's a woman at  our table who won't smile. Jenkins  and I are working lo see which will  make hor smile lirst, and all the other  hoarders have heavy ticts out ou us."���  Chicago Record.  Minard's Liniment fas Diphtheria.  EiOiirtlpi.fi.  "Did that man ovor write anything  rhat nstrac-tcd attention'/"  "0!i, yes." answeri'u Miss Cayenne.  -���I know some people, ivho have oflieea  near him. He comno=-vs on ,a typo-  writer, and it is one of ibe noisiest mar-bines ever constructed. Anything he  writes attracts the attention of the co-  ire building."  !oney to Loan  Apply to  NARES, ROBINSON & BLACK,  WINNIPEG,   MAN.  i %  EVERYTHING . . .  Minard's Liniment Cures Colds, Etc. ���   \ ,  (  Only a short time acto there was not  -o ii.ueli as one mil t-lnmiicy iu tho  whole of the'mikado"s kingdom, uur  diil tbe nation possess either railway or  -learners. Today there are cotton mills  witli almost l.O'Mi.OOO ppindlof- aud an  army of skilled operatives 23,000  strong.  -Minard's Liniment Cam Distemper.  ANDERSON PRODUGB CO., LIMITED  WINNIPEG, MAN.,  GREEN FRUiTS AND PRODUCE  Highest Cash Price pnid for Butter and  Eggs. All mail orders for fruit1 promptly  attended.   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BY   WILL   L1SENBEE.  ���Buck Simmons walked behind the  hug-c prairie-breaking- plow, watching,  with, ovideaat satisfaction, the chooo-  When I arrived this morning it seemed J late-colored ribbons of earth which the  to me as if there could not   be   a   bad J p,crvv was turning* over.' Thetwoj*okes  mim or scolding women in the village, ?l��Xm <.ha,t.dr!?r "f pl��w WQ^ show-  ,    , r        , f b  ' mg  no  incJmation  to hurry throug-h  but four hours liave passed, and I  am life, which disposition wns in perfect  a   wiser   man.    I   came   here to   see harmony with Buck's own feelings on  look    intelligent    and i heam of tho plow and lighted his pipe,    claim 'cause they says I'vo settled on  old Mrs. Brown about a pension she  wanted from thc government, and  when we had finished our business, I  said:  "I see you have four churches here."  "Yes; but we never  have   any   sermons worth listning lo." '  "The   men  smart."  .������ITiimph 1    They are regular pokes!  There isn't a man  in   Formville   that  knows,^enough to'ask boot  iu   a horse  ,   trade.  "But the   yypmen   look   happy/'   I  protested.  "Then they look what they ain't"  she answered, "I don't believe there's  a happy woman in the whole village.  If you 'know o) the awful carryings on  here, you wouldn't look for happy  wives."  ��� t  ���'What awful things do the men do?"  /'You'd better ask what' they don't  do. i It's a,wonder to me that Fa'rrn-  ville hasn't shared the fate of' Sodom  and'Gona morrow;"  "Do they drink?" '  "Do they I Didn't 1 see e'von old  Deacon-ilarris weaving this way and  that as he climbed the hill last  night?  the subject. He did not believe in physical precipitation in connection with  common labor. To be in a hurry seemed  to him to be a species of folly that was  totally inexcusable.  On reaching the end nearest the cabin  he broug-ht Uie team to a halt, and, allowing the cattle to graze on. tho luxuriant grass,  seated  himself on   the  1 with a wave of his hand.  '    "A'S' I war jisf ^ayin'," he eaid, "tliia  | yere is no common claim; but thar aire  I fellers that would try ter meek out  liko this���they wouldn't havo the claim  aa a gift."  "Why, what do they say is tbe matter  witli it?" asked Billings, growing interested.  " 'Tain't hardljk worth ' repeatin.',"  went on. Buck, in* a careless tone.   "I  pubs it that it is jealousy uv them, see-  in' I've got the best claim in the settlement.   If you seed one uv them fellers it's likely he'd say that thar can't  be no water got on this yere claim.  He'd say that th�� well-borer war hyar  an' bored about 600 feet an' got no water.   Tliat would be a lie, 'cause he only  bored 400 feet,  but I'll alius believe  he'd,'a' got water ii he'd 'a' bored deep  enough.   Then some object   ter   the  It's a slippery   path, of   course, , but  There ain't much better land than  this in, these parts," he mused, "an' as  for watermelons, it can't bo beat this  side uv the Kockies,"  A covered wagon, drawn by a pair of  shabby sorrel mules, oame to a halt in  the road cloise by, and a bushy-bearde<l  ���man got out.   ,  "Jfy name's Billing*���Zeke Billings*"  he said, aa he came up to tiio'spotw'heot-e  Buck was seated.   "I'm loolciug for a  claim to buy.   Can you direct me to  where I can find a good one which I  could purchase at a reasonable figure?"  "Ye  couldn't 'a' struck it better if  '-ye'd 'a' searched fer a week," replied*  Buck, removing his pipe from his mouth  and blowing a eloud ofemoke from his  bearded lips,  "That's fortunate," reepondied   the  stranger.   "Then I may infer that you  ca<n give me the desired iniormatdon?'-  "Ye've Bed it,"  "Thank you.   Is the land in question  .near here?" ���  '.' 'Bout eix inches from fviietro ye're  standing'."-  "Ah, I see.   Your> own claim is for  sober men.don't climb a hill sideways."  "Do they gamble?" ���  .     "Gamble? What did Mrs. Potts tell  me that her brother "told Mrs. Davis  not a month ago?" Four of the leading men 07 the* place were catfght, playing chokers for the soda-w*ater.- That's  ' a nice example, isn't it?'"'  ,     "Is Mrs. Potts fiicfe^'  "Nice7 Why, she's the'.wo'rst ���go"Ssip  in town. It's a wonder the meto don^t  duck her in the mill pond."    >  "And Mrs. Davis7"      '  "She's a- /hypocrite i She'llr talk  sweet to yqu'r fgee, and abuse yon fo  your back.''  "Mrs. George is well spoke'n of.-"''  "Hy whom?'   I've known her fifteen  years, and I   rievei?   heard   a   human  being speak   well   of  her.    She   eats /  Opium ancl lies like.a trollop."  "Isn't Mrs. McHenry all right?"  "All right?    Why, no one  can  live  , in the house next to her."  "The postmaster seems like a good  man," I venture to remark.  "Good man? Why, my husband  always believed he was the very man  that threw a }*ellow dog down our well,  I don't oay tbat. he steals' letters, but I  know that when I sent two three-cent  stamps in a letter to my daughter in  Iowa, she never got it-"  '���'But there must be one good man  here?  "Thefe must, ehf Well I wish you'd  point him to me. I'd like to polish  up my spectacles an take a good look  at him."  "And isn't there one faultless  woman?"  ��� "Well,-Jf don't want to ocem -yaiii  aud conceited, because none of us  are long for this world j but I expect  I'rii the faultless one you   are  enquire  ing alter?.'''  .>,,������-���-  I think I shall go gu-. on the evening train. Mrs. Brown says that every  house ancl lot'is mortgaged, every man  is ready to burst and every family has  it leaet one scandal about them. On  my way over to the pOEtpffice an ho'ar  ago/ J afeked a grocer if he new old Mrs.  Brown,  , "Know her? Why she's a gossip' a  liar, a hypocrite and a' dead-beat, and  too lazy to change her stockings more  than twice a year.7'  Fok Sale.���Good businesri lot; near  Central hotel. Apply to D. L". Pett-  ohen, Moyie, or A. E. Watt. Cranbrook.  sole?'  .MLNEBA/L   ACT    .1890.  (70KM  J'.*)  OEtRTF/CATE  6i*  iMrRO'VEMENTS.  ,>'OTJCE.  'Baltimore Mincial Claim, j-itnated In the  ?orr. Steele Mining Division o�� Bait K"o1'*nuy  District.. .  ��� Where locnf-ofl-.���ITn'-t f*icTe of lo*-.id' >7o>'ie  Lnlce.  fake notice tlu t T, Jaraei A. Kcrvcy, r.gent  lor tb>.' St. r"'*��er>e, .Consolidated Mining Com-  pauy biiinied; i'roc. MIuol'b , ccrti(IcDte<- Ho.  B 42713, CW C rr.rre'l'F. il.' C. Xo. JJ..S1C07  John Dny 1". r-T Ci B S15i3,-aiirt TUoii'iw ���Jl'-.de*-  K. M. C. No. I? '.���7C.l���irtCTl -iyly days froi** tile  ���Inte liercol to y.p]-ly to 'hc>ln:ip�� Bccord$J for  ft Certlficr.te of irnT'ro'eiiiur.ts '"or fi-ie *i>L*:pose  of obt��iiii/u(**a Crown Ori'i'to! Hie rbo*, e cliim.  And fur'J-cr. toko uoti'.c tlmt notion, viidor  "ui'liou "7, n.uci. t'.' coffiiiicr'Ujd beiore tli; js-  s.uiuce ol ri;r.|, 'V.tif Gate u[ Jitijinjveuieii*.<.  t��� J. A. HARVEY,  ��� J."'��tcd tbia, 15th dny ol May, A.. D. l'JOO,  "It can bo boug-ht,"  "How much land ia in yoW claim If  A full quarter section?'* , l  "Ye've eed it/' *^f -ts&t&*&J$.  "Is the land godd?'v L>      " -*'"���-  . ''Think I'd be' a-plWin' poro land?  What do ye take me fer?"' Must think  I'm powerful fond uv work!"  "Ncf ofCense, I-assure yon," replied  Billings.   "What advantages does your  Claim possess besides- that mentioned?"  ������ 'Tain't xrware 'an four zrules ter water." '    ', f  "Why, do you call tottr miles from  water close ?"   '  i' "Ye would if ya'd lutmied it 28 2nSes  fer one season.-" '' u  "But I'wouldn't live in stieif a* cotrn-  try aa that; A man, worddii't get any*  thing but water-hauling done/'  "Thar warn't anything else ter' do  thar."  "Didn't you raise &iy crops ?'!  ' "N"ar5' cf6p._"       '      ' . *...  "VThat mado you etoy in such a coun-  | try?" . *       '  a "Couldn't git away/'     -  i. "What made yon go* thetfe?" /  '��� "Ter' git a claim/'     , '-     .  "Wiry, what on'earth could you want  with a claim in a place like that?"  "A man's got ter meek a livin'."  "Make a living? How did you expect  to make a living in a desert, where nothing would grow?",  "Sell my claim."  '  "How did you happen id fc&d & buyer?"     - .     ..    '  "It alius rained oncet & year; then  we hUB'led ter Bell out 'fore the ground  dried.   That was our bizy time."  "What do you suppose a man would  think of you for selling him &uch a  claim?"   , a  "I never stayed ter see." ,  e'I suppose not. What did the man  that bought your clnim do yrhea he  found out wbat kind of a place he bad  got into?"  "Lived thar 'til* the nest rain."  ' "What then?"  "He sold outr+fer-aiiothfty-MIer, tfhe  west is a greai edica'tor-,' A feller1 can't  stay hyar long an' be a.tendeffooi, Ye'Jl  say so 'fore ye're hyar a, year- "Now,  this yere claim uv mine���-'  "To be sure���:we were talking ^.bout  your claim/ X can Bee tiuit lhe IsSd ia  tery good; and I suppose water could  be got by sinking a well; I like the lay  Of this piece of land, and if your price  is reasonable, I might striko a bargain  with you."  "Ye've eed it;"  "What would you call a fair price for  your claim?" "      ..   ,.  () 'Bout er thousan' dollars."  "A thousand dollarsl "Why, man, '/  can get im good a claim as can he found  in thc county for $200. Remember you  can give no deed, but only quit your  fclaim."  "I likewLoe kliowa all tliat; but this  yere ain't no common claim. , Say. $500 ?"  "No, Two fifty ia the insist 1 eta  give."  "Then the claim's yourti/'"  "Very well. I wiil come back in a  few: days and. have the papens fixed  up."  , "That seems fair-like; but I puts it  like this: YVre a stranger ter me, on'  mebby ye comca back,, an' znebby ye  don't. If I holds this, yere claim fer  ye, ye pays me now $25 in. hahd, the  f-cst ter be paid in three days, when  ye gitc the claim."  The stranger took out a book, and,  writing the desired documents, guve  them to Buck tb signf while he counted out'the required sum of money,  When "the amount hnd 'been paid oiid  the papers signed, Billings'Said:  "That fljees the matter "all rigkt, ��� 1  will come back in three days nhd pay  tbe rest. Of the money and take possession-ol tlue claim J"        ��� " .'  He wsa about to retrace ids- ��DfepS'  to hi.�� wagon when Buck stopped blm  a school section, which ain't open for  settlement, on' that I'll haf ter'jgit oil  Boon as a school board id organized.  But how the Sam Hill do they know*  wdio tlie school board's goin' tea- be,  oii' how can they tell what they're  goin' ter do 'fore they're elected?  Some people doce mock mo havo that  tired feelin'l" - . . ���  "Why, if that is tlio case," broke in  Billings, "I don't know as���"  "I ain't Uirough yit/7 put in Buck.  "Let mo tell ye all the orwo-y Bkunks  aire doin' ter ruin.the repertaskun uv  this-yere claim.   Same puts it that it  is too cioso ter tho line uv the Injun  territory, an' that tbe road agents an*'  robber^ Would kill a feller oif as fast  as he could come hyar, an' that pich  yishus invirunments    would   be   the  ep'ilin'  uv the society uv the neighborhood; but thar hain't been but two"  men killed on this -yere claim since I  'come here,  which is full six months  ago, an' them war both strangers who  war campin- in the road liyar, an* neyer  anstandin' g'ard none.   Whatever'else  could sich chumps expect?"  "That' is horrible!" said Billings,  witli a shiver. "As I were going to say,  in that case���"  "I ain't through yit," continued Buck.  "Ts an honest maxfi an' b'lleves In tell ���  in' the whole story which them slanderers aire so fond  uv exaggeratin'.  Some puts it that the snaiks on this  yere  claim is  its greatest drawback,  an' .ter iear 'cm talk ye'd think that  a feller couldn't stay hyar 15 minuets  without bein' swaller&d by them;, but  wait till I ieils ye the true facts,   Now,  these yere snaiks aire perty bad, "less  ye know how ier take 'em.   A feller  must wear high boots an' keep his eyes  peeled. .Then I wears er buskskin suit  under iriy other clothes,-which has'saved  my life more' {&&, 6'nceV Now,-��he!f was  Kug"gy ���Jo'jmjs*- who lived over thar on  the next claim.   He comes' over ter see  me one day,   'lowin  he ain't afeared  of no" snaik Iivin'.   He warn't the man  ter listen ter .no reason; he comes  ���^-oo.^i^- ��  u.^u. ifiv  uuae" gaxcciify  an* the first thing he knows he's bit  with one uv them snaiks. Well, he  slobbers 'round a little; takes a fit, try-  in' ter kill everybody, then curls up an'  dies deader 'an Ptoses. 'Twara't my  (fault, seein' as how be had been warned;'  but some folks will be fools. Uv course,-  accidents will sometimes happen, even  with the most keerf ul. Thar's my wife,  Mandy, now. You couldn't find a  keerfuler woman 'an her, but It all  happened like this: Ono night one uv  them dad blamed snaiks gits an' hides  itself in the bed, an' the first thing  we knowa Mandy is bit. It warn't her  fault, fer who'd think uv wearin' snaik  pei*tecters in the bed ? Well, she pumps  a gallun uv my best whisky down her  throat, an' it kinder newteralizes that  yere pizen, so instead uv dyin' she only  has some fits. Mandy ain't no slouch  in a skirmosh, an' when them fits comes  on ye'd be safe in 'lowin' that I had  my hands full. She gits the corn-knife,  'lowin' that everybody is after her, an'  out she goes, slashin' at everything,  dangerus like. It's about daylight by  this time; an' she meets Sol Miller, who  id out early lookin' fer hie mules, She  mecks fer him, *m* fore he gita on ter,  what sbe's drivin' at, sbfe has sliced off  one bv hia years, an' he only 'scapes by.  bein' one ov tbe best runners in the  settlement. She next slashes the head  uv my best dog off:, on' after she^ad  sliced the tail oft one uv my bosses, I  finally ropes her. She gets quiet like,  after awhile, but them fits .will come  back on her���"  , "That ,is enough," interrupted the  | stranger. "I wouldn't live on this claim  for all.the land in the county. Give ine  back my money, and we wiil call the  trade off." .  "No, we don't/'.replied Buck. ''I reek-  on the contract don't say nothin' aboht  givin' the money back. If ye want thp  claim, pciy'the rest an' it's youim; but  if not, the 25 is mine. That's the coii-  tract/'  He ws�� interrupted, by a shriek which  issued from the cabin, and the next mo-   .. Z.     X"i~ ���'.      ���/,��-,-.�����...     M.&    r,     Twnwiow     AW.ftT^��n,l  liltmL.    LJUC    ilgulG   V,    .>    v.OIaiiaxx   Ojuj^JqLu  from the door 'md came running wildly  across the prairie, flourishing a corn  knife about her head.  "Blame my cats, that's Mandy bavin'  one *ay them fite!" cried Buck. "Ixsok  out fer yerself an' team, stranger, while  I runs fer a rope!"  But Billing3 did not wait to listen.  With one bound he was in hifl wagon,  and a moment later had lashed the  mule's into a gallop nnd was disappearing down the trail in a cloud of dust.  Buck darted around the cabin, the  woman in bot pursuit, and this _ was,  kept up till the stranger was Well out  bargain?" asked the wife.   '   *" -  "Twenty-five. That's ihe fourth this  week. A hundred a week ain't so bad.  I reckon I'll knock off work for the  day."  And he sat down and began to ex-  urnine tho money he had received, assuring himself that it'was genuine.  "I'll tell ye, Mandy," he said, "a* .feller can't be too keerful in dealing with  them eastern sharpers. They are alius  up ter some Bwin'lin tricks ter lieat  honest people."���N. Y.Ledger.  MOyfE-lEWERY  JOSlSPn NElDEItSTADT, l'rop.   "  Lager beer.eold  by tho  Keg or dozen  bottles. '"  COUllT HIOVXE.  No. -lOGfl.  Meet? on the first aud  hird Thursday of each  month.   Visiting broth  reu invited to attend.  SMYTH, C. It.       LEWIS .THOMSOX. F. S.  ���La        ^n.i^ ��� ^,.^* m  .   W1LDEY LODGE NO. U.   "     .  Meets every Monday evening in their  hall on Victoria' street. Sojourning  Odd Fellows cordially invited.  Wholesale  and  Retail Butchers.  SHOPS   AT  R. A. SMITH, N. G.  A- T. KENNEDY*, TKEAH,  I'. I. .MO0'-i-|l(.   h.  r.' j. hmvtii, r. s.  Bottled Beer  in Stock.. ..  Moyie   Miners'   Union  asro. vi.  Meets in McGregor hall every Tuesday  evening. Sojourning members are  cordially Invited to attend.   '  '    -  Fernie  n    ,     ,   ,,    Fort Steele  Cranbrook Moyio Wardner  ^f���  Outside Orclors OiVon' Strict Attention.  IT. H. Dimock,  Acting Preo.  P. T. Smyth,  , Acting Soc'y,  GO   TO   THE  Toronto  Clothing  For your outfit.    The largest stock in  East Kootenay.   '  ��� ' i * *  REID&Cp.,  .   , "Crajubrook, B, O.  Moyie Board of Trade  Meeta in the Moyie ochool  house on thc first Monday  evening of each month at  8 o'clock sharp,    ���  -   J. C. Drewky, Pres.  J. Ps FAiinshh, A. T. CLAfik,  - Vice-Pres;, Sec'y.  Fort Steele Mercantile  COMPANY. (LijiiTEb.j  JOHN LEASK,  -MERCHANT TAILob  CKANBEOOK.  , i i  Repairing Neatly and  Promptly Et,  ooutod.   Special Attontion OiwJ  ������   'to Mail Ordere��  r  Suits   Madd : to Order,  S, J, WHITCOMB  ���     , House ��� painter,     grainer;  glazier and papefhanger.  All' work on perfect surface guranteed. Prices according yb quality and  stock required '  Moyie, B. O. ,  PATHONiiE  WHITE tABOU  By Sendine Your Wofk To (ho    '  " Mli)W LICNDRY.  PHILIP CONRAD, P*up.  ttnd  WHOLESALE .DBALEJlS  IN  WINES, ,  LIQUORS  CIGARS*  i  AGfiNTS   .FOR   saHLiTZ1   BEER.  JACOB P, FINK, Mgr:    , ,  cRANimooK, *   Jj'rxtish cowjsrfrA.  THE  POST   OFFICE  ,   ,    ,, i    vi-  ���   DRUG  AND STATIONERY STOKE.   ,  Patent medicines,  toilet  articles, ofiice stationery  and|school supplies  .   "  Leading Lihrahy : U you want & book'  ask for it and it will be procured for  you without delay,  IT PAX'S TO DEAt. "WITH"  HOPE & BEATTfE, 0  OhomisUs nud Drnffglsts-  MOYIE, JB, C  GOODAVOKK.  i'h!CE3 JREAS0NA3LE  CHAS.  P.  GAMPBELI^  Undertaking and embalming  a specialty. Graduate of the '  , champion collego of the  United States. I am preparing to do all in this line of  business. Successor to Maggs  & Hughes. Telegraph and  mail orders properly attended  to.    Main office ,  Cranbrook,  B. %;  gfrnBan  A.    E,   RICHARDSON,  Haulihg and Braying.  Wood for Sals.  Moyie/  Bi O.  CANADIAN PACIFIC!  RAILWAY  .LIMITEO"  uj  u  oi sig-ht. Then thc two went into the,  house* y    .  .  "I reckon hu'o-g-onc.Xor gb,odh"dsaia  Maudy, laying tho corn kinfe on the  tfible. '  . .  ..     .*:....: ..'".. . ���.,   .'. . ,.  "Y,e'vc .^eu it ..That Ti9il- rHory nyce"  him.' it tJIus d'sis!    y, ;   ;.'���;;.    ���'.'  "How much did you get* ojAi of. this  ��+~^ctU*-Jx*     >M<&L      -*&aai&^ife43MWv  Service for the year 1&00 will  be commenced JUNE 10th.  the "imperial Limited" takks  you across tlie, Continent U\  foiir   days   without chano^.  ���"' ��� v.  It is a solid vestibuied in&ft,  luxuriously equpped wfth  ever possible essential for  Hie comfort and oonvOnience  of Passengers. Ask your  Friends who Have fravoled 6'ii  ft, of addrese'  U. LTTfcTTWtN,  JEWELER?  MOYIEy  B. C.  UNION BARBER SHOP  AND' BATH ROOMS.  T. E. COLt.lK^, Prop."  L> ilOYIE, B. d.  ,,   ���      AT G. H. MINER'S  Ydu will find a full,stock of  General     Hardware  ASV GESrER'AL SUPPLTEE;  Jufit receivetl  a carload oi ���Windofj  ancl Doora.    Tho dooro"arc  fcedflr.and best grade';  '   A Gail Solicited;  TINSHOP 12f CONNECTION.  Moyie, B. C<  EAST KOOTENArY BOTTLING CO.  CRANBROOK, B. 0.  Areated Waters of all  Kinds.  Orders Solicited'  Soda, Water  and Sypheiis,  -���.*-<  ASSAlTiJM.ji  NELS(JN,  B. C  Photograpliy-  L M. Mansfield, Aflei't,' Moyie'  AV.F.  ANKKRSON,    ,  T. P. A. Nelson  .K. J. COYLK,      ���  A.O. P. A., Vnncovcr  Christmas 3s coming.' Get  your pictures taken, to send  borne. TltEST/.tlie photograph or, will vi-Jit' Moyie on  each .Saturday. Flashlight  pictures taken at tho Moyie  or at your, room( .or( house.  Leave, your orders at once.  No time to delay,'    -  Prest" & Co.-  'T-T.-.lil-rcoic,  Photographers,  i-Uoyle.      Ii'opI  S��')Ii).  just reoeii'Gd a lino Assortment of Meriden Britanulii.  ���silverware.  High grade movemento ia  gold; gold filled or silver  cases.  W; F; TATE;  Official Watch Kopairer for 0.  OaAHfi-ftaoK", B. C.  P. T*.  BOO*B   [AND    SHOES  Repaired and Made to Order.  R; A. bMTH;     koyi&  MI.-VT norm n*n ut ApicsMITII SHOP.  ���-^���������^������^������������asEW^^^  E&53E&��Sg&5*mSE?E3g>SeES


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