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 ��  /  "V  / /  y  .* ,S r~*~  /  ,;   /   -'���  /  dx-<&<  "���SI  ,    SI  @JL. 2, NO. .46.  3&��fef  gt'-^J-Vj^'f*^'  MOYIE, B. C, MARCH -a, 1900.  S A, YEAR  SraSfti?  iFor LADIES, GENTLEMEN  and CHILDREN.   ,  -���Largest assortment and smallest price in  all kinds of footwear. Rubber goods being  cleared out at cost. A. large and well assorted ,Btock Ojf unde; wear and Top shrirts  at.a price unequaled iu"any \yc.8torn town.  m  NOT FAIL TO SEE OUR SUITS AT  M GRONJE S01E1ERS  England Rejoices Oyer  the Victory,  LADYSMITH - BELIEVED  Gou.  Cronje  'and   the     Oljlier   Prisoners  will lie Talcon to Capo Toivn '  for .Detention.  LPCAL   NEWS.  m  Si Grpceries,  REID, CA3SIPBJEJX & CO,  /J5  CANADIAN  BANK   OF COMMERCE.  3?aia Up 'Capital, $6,O0O,Oppf -  |f OOK BRANCH.   ' .' -.-J."W, H. SlYiyTHE, MGR.  sifi".  ,*..��, tf-.^  Off  m 'HUGHES  fb; FURNITURE and UNDERTAKING CO.  MOYIE and   CRANBROOK, B. &  a  sJf-bom Sets. .-. .Y $12.50  " .   -* ��� ,  .ttl comb, bedroom sets.- .., . 11.50  .Comb,   springs, and    mattresses  'jfipp-ntecd".... X. A.    0.50  MatTesses    .���>    3.75  Arm chairs, well upholstered. . .  Lounges upholstered in best jute  -5.75  5.75  These are only a lew of our prices.    Everything inMhe   furniture  line just as low in price.  We are manufacturers of  all   kinds   of  W-c  sell   retail at   wholesale  ';-^'  upholstered goods and mattresses.  iSj   prices.    We "make carpets and lay them FREE   OF   CHARGE  ��� l*  Estimates given on finishing hotels throughout.    We make great  Lo'ndqn, March 1.���After repulsing  a terrific night atliick and ' suffering  from a renewal  of  British   bombard-  - t    i r   j. ���    , *- - -  ment af, a shorter range, Cronje surrender^! with what remained of his  arrpy af daybreak yesterday to a be;  sieging force, which numbored ten  time? his own. Robnrts in a lucid",  detailed official report of the event,, is  silent upon that point on .which the  pittying wprld is most of all desirous  of enlightenmeut-rr-that is, the ,tloss of  the Boers. If the British estimate,  that the burghers*numbered' 8,Q0O ,10  days ago was correct, then "half of1  them .musfc l*avo fallen, for -Roberts  says that about 4Q00 are prisoners;  but_thpre is -no other indications of  losses of Bopr>s.  Cronje's surrender has given relief  to England, pot because it -was any  longer fear,od that he might escape,  but because Englishmen were appalled to And. themselves engaged in  the legal friassacre of men who per-"  sisted in choosing death rather than,  loss of independence.  The military situation is  extremely  favoraBla to the British, as the relief of1  Ladysmifcb    is    now ��� officially    announced.  , It is expected that Roberts will immediately advauce against Bloemfon-  teiu, toward which place the column  was advancing before Cronje's surrender.' ��� This column will'probably,  find itself opposed by Joubert with an-  arm j* partly drawn from Natal and  partly from northern Cape Colony^  and Pretoria.  W. R. Hocking , is able to be out  and around again.  \V. *L. Reid, one of Moyie's leading  merchants, \vas in Cranbrook Wednesday.  G.H.Miner was in Moyie'several  days   this  week  taking stock  in   his  \ T  branch,store. ,  Sten Hansen is erecting a building  on his lot on the corner ' of Victoria  and Taviosiock streets..  , S". W. Murphy left Thursday for  .North Powder, Oregon, to spend a  mouther six weeks with his family.  S. A. Sco.tt is doing assessment work'  on tho Friday group, which adjoins  the Aurora on west of Moyie lake.  - Tbe regular monthly meeting of the  Moyie Board of Trade will, be held at  the school housp nest Monday evening  at 8'o'clock.  Jameu Balfour, representing ' the  Canadian Railway Accident and Assurance Co., was in Moyie the^irst of  thc week. ���  The Lb/lDEB, staff wishes  to   thank  ..W. T. Jameson for t^vo large speckled  trout which he left  at  this  office the  first of the 'jyeek.  A delightful .musical   ancl, dancing  party was given at the home   of   Miss ���  Mamie Farrell last evening, .in   honor  of(Mi-SB Ethel Bennett, lyho'is out-on a  visit from Eort/Steelc.'  A letter, has been received, .at this  offic from John Bakke, who is now in  Norway, " Mr. Bakke v/a3 an old , time  resident of Moyie, and was'one of the  first jtiinere employed at. the St.  Eugene.        .  '      ' '"  ��� A cat oveiturned a lamp in the  window of Reid, Campbell &, Co.'s  store last Tuesday evening, aud' some  of the goods on display become ignited.  The fire was soon got under controle,  and the damage was slight.       .'    .  CONCERT WAS A SUCCESS  Local Talent Put Up a  ���,.->������  Good Show.  FOR CATHOLIC CHURCH BENEFIT  Tlio Fund   liaised   -will lie   Expended  in  Erecting: a II el fry in wliicli to  IlituK tho Kow Boll.  .      Air Compressor Starts Up.  Tb^Si. Eugene air compressor   was .Recitation   ��� Ethel Ren  " ���* reductions in half-dozen lots.  .''    V.  . ��v^, . ....  ���* ���*> Viir.crlalcors and Kmljalmers  ifipit'Biiin-     - .       ������ |  MAGGS & HUGHES,  ?><*w>^-'*^'^?^K!rs? ,^��-,��*h->^.->��v.'*'��*.->*u-^k.-:  4  V;  I>KSAC-tNIKKl&:CO.." 1'rr.jis.'  Regular Meals Served iu^ the Dining  Room^with 'SJfOufjfOKijiuts between  meals.-  Headquartersffor Gommenciall-and Mining Men  EN  AVEN'nft,' ���;-r" -1- -  *gt>"'l'<J' -i���  gn****an**-a8a��*^*g*B>-jii��*. jwi��3l��> jx-^f-s!!^*;  MOYIE,   Ii. C  V.   W.    FRITrr, Proprietor.  * 2ir* .-fftj**;  h t> lY5vn*wY  iA S wA vip  Tliis hotel .isjnow open to the public, undjis welljf,furn-  ishcd throughout. None but the best brands of wines,  liquors and cigars kept in stock.        .'" .        .  A CCOMMODKTIOX S.  MOYIE, B.   C  $&$$&&'$^m&$$'&$^  ���A?  \V  \t/  w  f  \i/  \j>  \b  m  m  '���$>  to  to  CA.MBBELL,y.A. T. CLAliK..  !Jlfis Ho^el ^ .New and well Furnished.   The  I�� Tabies are Supplied* with the Best the  Market affords. The] Bar is Filled with  the Best Brands of Liquors and Cigars.  Headquarters for odRiMKftciAL  AND MINING MEH  ��� ._,'._���      URIf ISH C01.UMUIA.  LORD  ROBERTS'   REPORT.  PaartVeberg, B'eb. 27.���At 3 a. m.  today & most dashing advance was  made by the Cadadiau regiment aud  some engineers supported by the First  Gordon Highlanders and the Second  Shop-shires, resulting in our, gaining a  point some 60Q yards nearer the enemy and tviLhin about SO yards of his  trenches,1 where our men entrenched  themselyes and mautained their positions untill morning���a gallant deed  worthy ofjour colouial comrades, and  which I am glad to say was attended  by a comparatively slight loss.  This apparently clinched matters,  for at daylight the letter ��� signed by  General Cronje,. in which he stated  that he surrendered unconditionally,  was brought outposts under a <iag of  truce.  In my reply I told Cronje  he   must  present himself at my camp aud that  his foreof-   must   come   out   of   their  laager nfter laying down   their  arms.  By 7 ;L in. I received Cronje and dispatched a telegram   to  you   announcing the fact. ^Iu tlie course of  a conversation he asked me for   kind   treatment at our hands aud   also   that  his  wife,    grandson,     private    secretary,  adjutant and servants might  accompany him wherevor he   might   be  sent.  I reassured him and told him that  his  request  would  be  complied   with.    1  informed him   that  a   general   officer  would be' sent witli to  Cape  Town  to  insure him beiug treated   with   proper  respect while en route.    He. will, start  this afternoon under charge  of   Major  .General Pettyinau,  who will hand him  over to the   general   commanding   at  Cape Town.  The prisoners, .who number about  3000, will be formed into commandos  under our own officers. Tliey will  also leave here today, reaching Modder  river tomorrow, .when they will be  railed to Cape Town in detatchments.  starled'up Thursday and is now doing  thc wGrk of the Lake Shore Compressor, which has been shut down. Connections are being made with the  workings'-at the St. Eugene, and in a  few days machines wilT be used there.  -The work of enlarging the concentrator is favorably progressing. Manager  Biesel says tliat wherever developmet  is going the showings are wonderfully  good,, and especially.can this be said of  thc new workings on the Lake Shore  and Moyie and   Queen claims.  HOXET. , AKKIVjVIS,  Central Hotel���A C McDonald,  .Winnipeg; GH Hunter, Nelson; \V  Lawsou, Cronbrook; VV A McKay,  Nelson ; G li Miner, Craubrook ; - H  Longerbeck, Gem; Duncan McDougal,  J* Berkman, Greenwood; \V J McDonald, Pilot Bay; J, H Wylie, Toronto; H I McDonald, Ivuskonook; C  Carr, Cranbrook; Geo Wilson, Winnipeg; W B Cory, Toronto: I Crawford  Sandon, W L Hudson, Fernie.  Tl}c concert given in McGregor hall  Monday evening *,yas all that could be  desired. The, attendance *yc,s gqqd  and   tlio   cipount   pf   money   raised  reached $'1(3.60.. Since then contributions have been given swelling the  fund to over $53.    This, it in  thought,  ti ��� * -     ' r  will be amplo to build the belfry for  the Catholic church. The boll is hore  and will be  put  up  in  a   temporary  frame at once.'  . f   ���   i        -  Father Coccolo, of ,the; St. Eugene  mission, was present for the entertainment, and was called on for a short  address. He spoke briefly upon his  experiences in South Eeast Kootenay  and told of the discovery of the St.  Eugene miue and what had'been done  with the money which ho realized'  from the sale. When he concluded  his remarks he was loudly applauded  and it was easily seen that every person in the audience   was' his   friend.  The following is tho program of the  entertainment;  Instrumental  music.,,. Miss   Farrell  Vocal,solo 3-fiss Ethel Bennett  Recitation Lizie Lee  Vocal solo Clara Lindsay  Dialogue.. t Playing doctor  Vocal music .'.Dr.  Higgins  Duet Mrs. Watkins, Mr. McClure  Dialogue. ..Ta-ouble in Mormon family  Instrumental music Dr. Higgins  nett  Dialogue ............. .Famiiy' trouble  Vocal  solo...^ Mrs.  Watkins  Recitation Sidney Elmer  When-the entertainment was concluded the ladies served coffee and  cake, after 'which the remainder of  the evening was spent in dancing.  Tlie following card of thanks has  been handed in for publication;  GAUD  OF. THANKS.  In behalf of the ladies' committee  of the* Catholic church, we hereby  tender the sincere thanks of the  ladies' committee to the ladies who  contributed so magnificently toward  making ;bY entertainment last Mon-  dviy eivniug a success, aud to tho gen-  eiji! iiub'.iv /or thYr liberal   patronage.  Mi'S. NlJiDERSDADT,  Miss Farrell.  CKANBROQK    ITEMST  Cranbrook Herald:  W. F. Gurd went to Nelson Tuesday,^  whore he i3 engaged in an  important ,  ."���'-.���' ���*..*--        '   ' ���    -'  mining suit.  Charlie Kauffrnan was over from  Moyie Tuesday, and " attended the  dance at the Cosmopolitan that even-  - '     "'l*- -   '-���,',���!*���   . "   , *   ��� *���"> -'     '*   ' '     '  ins-  ��� Constable Morris has been appointed  sub, recorder for this portion of the  district lying within the neighborhood  of Cranbrook. Hereafter those desiring miners' licenses qr tp record claims  may do -?o in Cranbrook, and sa,Ye0 the  extra drive of twenty-four miles to  Fort Steele and return.  Tom I|.oqkeg is nov/ head  clerk  at'  the Graubjropk hotel, and it goes with- ���  out ��aying that he ia'a good one;   Tom  knows every body in. East Kootenay  and New'  Jersey,   with "a   legion,   qf  friends in Montana, Idaho and Wash-  ,��       *.     -.  ingtqn, and a  personal   acquaintance  with every  railroad   man  from Win-"  ���**.-���>-,    ., *������     �����*.. -i  nipeg to Vajncouye,?.  Frank Robbins, managing engineer  ol the North Star mine, ane ifeii Mh-  Leod Curran, financial agent, left last  Monnay for Trail, to arrange for the  treatment of North Star ore.' The rail������  rode has teen completed to" the iram-  way,'and last Saturday two carloads'of  ore was shipped to Cranbrook and--on  to Great Falls. This is the first or��  shipped'over th9 North Stfir bra*D-ch.  and it wa3 most .appropriate that it  should come ' from, the ��� North Star  mine. The tramway'is now; in' working order, and everything is ready for  regular sbtpnjents.  The   dance   at   the   Gosmopolitan  Tuesday evening was a most suocossful  affair.   There we're a large crowd present, many0 coming   from   Kimberley,  Moyie and  Fort Steele.   The  music  was fine,  aud   those   present f had   a  most  'enjoyaple    time.    One   of   the  amusing features of the  eyening  wag  the    cake   valk,, presented    hy   tbe-  irrepressible    Piper    and   inimitable  Pushee, and the gyrations, gymnastics  and graceful evolutions  of  these   tw"o  devotees of Terpsichore convulsed   tlie  people   with   laaughter.   '-Mr.   Small,  the proprietor, was complimented   by  all on the success of the event.  ftliiH-vr-j'   Union Ball.  Neat aud   attractive   ���'hangers''   are  out announcing the first  annual   ball  which will be   given   by   thc   Miners  Union Friday evening, March   16.    It  was at first intended to h-ive   the   bail  on   tho   17th,   but   that    coming   on  Saturday night it was thought best "to  change the date.    Tickets foi the ball  are now on sale,  and  can  be  secured  from  any member of   the   committee,  whtc'a is composed of  Messrs.   Elmer,  Houston, Scott and Smyth. The   Miners should bo given   every encouragement, rind the best   way   of   showing  your appreciation  for the Uuion is   by  purchasing a ticket.  Wanted a Coolc.  Wiuiiod at once "A good short order  cook.. Apply at'C-entrai hotel, Moyie,  B. C.  ������d*">&9'���-6*����������*s-$i*$���i8�������e-e�� Green*wood Thursday,  Duncan McDoug'ald returned to  Moyie the.first of the week, after an  absence Of nearly it, year. He was on  his 'return front Ottawa, whfere he  spent the winteryrtiid stqpped off here  to meet old  ���A fiendish Attack.  An attack was lately made on C. F.  Collier of Cherokee, Iowa, tliat   nearly  proved fatal.    It   came   through   his  kidneys.    His back   got   so   lame   he  could not  stoop   without  great* pain,  iior sit on a chair   except  propped   by  cushions.     No    remedy    helped  him  .untilhe'tried  Electric   Bitters   which  effected.such a, wonderful .change tliat  he writes he feels  like   a   new   man.  This marvelous medicine  cures backache and kidney'trouble,   purifies   the  blood and builds up your health. Onlv  50c at Hope & Beattie Drug Store.   .'  ,'Y -Alofaf QuotAtioutf.  ;New   York/   Feb.   2'S.���Bar    silver  60-J   Cents-.,     Lead,   $-1.70    @   $.1.75.  .,,..,. t.+    , i    ^he     Arid   that/fixes    the    selling  aciy(liainlances.    He  left  prices     for    miners    and     smelters  J quotes lead at Iji-M-o.at the close.  Grand Uuion IJoardiug* House.  This week another   boarding   house  was opened to the   public.    It   is   the  Grand Union, and faces  Victoria  and  Taviosiock streets in the  Lake   Shore  addition.    The   building is  30x50, two  stories high.    On the  first  lloor   is  a  dining room 17x23 feet in size, a largo  sitting room, wanh    room,   dry   room  and kilclii'ii and   private    bed    rooms.  On lhe upper floor  are   Zl   bebrooms,  all large and well lighted   and    ventilated.    The house from top to   bottom  has been finished and furni*shed   with  a view to making  everything comfortable for guests.    Mr.   aud   Mrs. A. P.  Bi-oniner, the proprietors, intend   running a first class house, and   with  this  in view the Grand   Uniou   should   receive its share.of the public patronage.  Bonanza Miueral Claim.  The Bonanza mineral claim situated  on Bridge creek,   about. three   miles  from Moyie, is a property   which   will  be opened up and  systematically   developed  during   the   coming   season.  Win. Lawson, the owner, is   here   and  is making arrangements for doing the  assessment   work.    Mr.  Lawson   says  that three  assessments  have  already  been done,;and there is now  considerable ore p'u tho dump.   He  "jays  tho  ledge is an enormous one  arid   that it  carries galena in large quantites..   The  property is in the vicinity ot   the  Society Girl group.  JAMES KERRIGAN,  Wholesale Dealer in  Produce, Butter,  Eg-ffs, Cheese,  Fruits; Oysters, Etc  Wines, Liquors and  Cigars. , Drewry's  Celebrated Ales*  Stout and Lager*  Grolden Key brand  of Mineral Waters.  Hossland Beer in  Kegs and Bottles.  Agent for Pennsylvania  Oil   Refining  Co.    Correspondence invited.  CK.VXBKOOK,    B.  C.  House  Lining  Cotton  A YARD.  MicEacherii t '���-.  .  Macdonald  a      *���������  ���. ���;���     ��� '.-  j:;/.  <"<m  ��� '   H  . ... r  Yf*-|  * ���'-l  * -el  ��� ��� ?i  ^\  or  I  '   i1'!  ..  'I  Xrf>\  " I.  ,.11  : ' *-B  '���!'";'  \A:" I 1/
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r (-Jutes was .withholding
bo   hud it in his power to
He htared
Tbe Ctrlllan Knew "More About the
"Wax* Than the Captain Did. '
"They are telling an amusing story
at the expense of a well known Texas
militia captain," said a visitor from
Galveston at one of the hotels. "The
captain is a prominent business man
who has a weakness for soldier clothes
and gold lace, and, while he lias never
seen' any service except' at armory
drills, ho considers himself a first class
strategical expert. '*
•'As the story goes,  he was on the
train   that   hauled   Miles'   special   car
through   from   El   Paso  last Tuesday
and at a stop on account of a hot box
encountered the general walking about
smoking   and   fell   into   conversation
with him without suspecting,his identity.   The talk presently turned on the
Hoer   operations   around    iladysmith.
and Miles made sonie„casunJ comment
Avhich   failed- to   meet   the   captain's
views.     Thereupon   the   latter   called
Ulm down, '
" 'It may look that way to a civilian,'
Le said, 'hut'to a-man of military training it has quite ii different signilienrice."
"Thereupon he pulled out nn old envelope and a stub of pencil and pro*
' ce-eded to give his companion a lesson
in' strategy, which .was only interrupted by the ring-fug of the bell. . When
be regained his, seat, he narrated the
incident to a friend.
" 'It's astonishing,' he said, 'how
people will venture positive opinions
on subjects about which they, know
nothing whatever. When I explained
things to that old fellow, he was completely flabbergasted—hadn't a word
to say.'
"Just then the conductor came along.
" 'Saw you talking to General Miles
just now,' he remarked.
" 'Miles!' exclaimed the captain.
•What Miles?*
"'Why,'General Nelson Miles of the
United States army. We are carrying
his Car this trip.'
" 'Good Lord,' the captain groaned,
'I thought he said liis name was Giles!"
'"I won't vouch for the exact accuracy,, of this 3*ai*n," added tlie man
from Galveston, "but something of thc
kind undoubtedly occurred, for the
captain is being most unmercifully
guyed and declared yesterday that he
would slug anybody who mentioned
the subject again in his presence.''—
New Orleans Times-Democrat.
By WEATHEELEY OHESBBI.
CCopyrJBhk, 1S99, hr W-Mtherlaiy Chwa«rr.j
CHAPTER  XVI.
t mab;:i. MISP1XG.
It was barely *• o'clock wben Captain
Brett arrived at De Vere Gardens.    He
had hoped   to   find   Mabel waiting   for
him aud was surprised and disappointed
when tho footman told   him ,Miss .Fen
ton was out.
"She got your message, sir, " the man
(-added
"My message?" said Brett, in aston •
isbmeut
"Yes, sir. Tha gentleman bronght it
about an hour ago, and Miss Mabel
went away with him."
"A gentleman brought a JJiespage
from me? What was it':""
"I don't kuow,,sir.  He saw Miss Mabel in the  library, and   they both weut-
ont together a low minutes afterward. "
Brett was thunderstruck  at   this an
noDucenicnt.
-   "What was the geutlouiau   like?" h*
fisked.
"Tallish, sir, nnd -"nuke in jerka."
The description, was sliort em* a ph.
but it at onca brought to* Brett's mind
tiie man he had t-oan twice before—the
first time, by the side- of the murdered
woman inrSouth Andley meet, and tho
fcecuud time coming from Mr. Keighley
Gates' rooms in tht* Motropole. Why
should this man have come with a message purporting ,to he , from him, and
how could he hav-a induced Mabel Jo
accompany him from the house, aud
whero bud they goue?
These     thoughts     flashed     throngh,
Deficiency Supjilled.
, "1 don't think much -• of -that young
Suiithkins." the old gentleman observed rather sharply. l
" "Nevor mind, papa," replied the demure young, tiling soothingly. "No
harm done. I think enough of him
for both'of us."—Chicago Post.
' Fevr of U» Do. Anyway,
"Suppose    that    Father  Time   were
bald?" remarked the girl with the illustrated almanac; "how it would interfere with progress."
"In what way?" \
"Why, \ye,couldu't take Time by the
forelock."—Chicago News.     '
Too Early In  tlie Day.
"Which side do you favor In this Anglo-Russian rivalry for Asiatic influence?"
*'I can't tell yet." answered Li Hung
Chang. "I haven't opened t my morning mail and noted tho remittances."
—Washington Star.
Ab It Seemed to Tier.
"Mamma," said ilttle-JJessie just after attending services at church, "are
people who sit in the middle aisles
wickeder than' those nt the side?"
"Certainly not. dear. Why?"
"Because the preacher only preached
to them."—.Ohio State Journal.
"Air* Well Tlin-J lSnda Well."
"At all events, Boojuin'a play rights
itself in the end."
"How so?"
"Why, if tlie tragic scenes are comic
the comic scenes are tragic enough."—
I'hiladelphia North American'.
l*o!i» Irjil  flic cm-di !n l ie**.
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248 Princess St,, Winnipeg, Mam.
p. o. dkawkb laai.
Brett'*-, head with bewildering rapidity, but for nn answer, to them ho
fought in vain. Ho , paced xip and
down tho room, striving to iinrl some
clew (o this fresh mystery, . and at
length, giving it up in despair,1 he 5-tootl
by the window, each moment fondly
hoping tbat tho" next would bring him
tho si^bt of ..Mabel returning from a
bootless errand
The uiinntee pa.ssod with awfnl slowness. Five o'clock .-?trnck, but she hud
not arrived, nnd Brett turned hopelessly
away.frpm the window.
At a quarter pas-t Mr.,Fen ton came
in, and Brett at onco told hi in what had
occurred and something of what he
feared
"Good God, Demean! Who is there
who could wish to harm her?"
"Heaven only knows, sir,"' said
Brett, "I havo been trying iu vain to
conjecture, but,.we muse loso no more
time. I am {,'°'nS ac once to give information to the polico, and i think it
would be as well for yen to break the
newa to Mrs. Feuton. Ad present she,
knows nothing."
Brett hurried off to Scotland, Yard .
He had been n frequent visitor there of
late, but the mission that brought him
thiii time was to him tho' most terrible
of them all. He' returned with n detective, who took minute p-articulars
from Sonnies, the footman, about the
strange visitor and what ho had said,
and who learned ,from Mabel's maid,
what hor mistress would, be likely to.be
wearing. Armed with these Bcant particulars the man took hia leave, with
tho assurance that every power tbe law
possessed should bo set in motion to
trace the missing one.
It was a terrible evening for' that
hous«» in Do Vere Gardens. Tho sou was
a pristy'sr, awaiting his trial for murder; the daughter had been foully decoyed. And who oould tell of her fate?
Mr:* aud Mrs. Fentou were in a state
of utter prostration under the last ter*
riblo blow that had been dealt them,*
aud 'Brett waa almost besido himself
with tho knowledge of his impotence to
help tho woman whom ho loved more
than life itself
Brett passed a sleepless nigbfc aud by
9 o'clock next morning was again with
tho police. Their inquiries had been in
vain. Every likely spot had been search
ed, all the hospitals had been visited,
bnt without result, and the clew they
had was too slender to hope for much,
b'U(jce.**s from it.
With   a   weary  heart   Brett   torned
away, determined to take a step which
had ocenrrod   to him  during the night
It was a   bold   and   probably a   useless
ono     In his calmer moments  ho would
have at once dismissed tbo idea,, hut he
had now worked hin.eclf T.p into a tr.r
riblo state of excitement aud had resolved to leave no   step uu taken that might
possibly lead to a clew
He walked Htraight to tho Merropole
and iihked for Mr Keighley Gates. He
found that gentleman at* breakfast in
his druiuing gown -He raised iiis eyebrows when ho saw who his visitor was
"Yon are nn early caller, Captain
Brett," said he ;.*'',
"I must npGlogize, Mr. Gates, for
coming at this honr, but I feared 1
might miss you if I called later The
fact ia, Miss Feu ton has been abducted.'
"indeed! L am sorry to hear it, but
you don't think i have had a hand in
tho matter, do you:'' ,  Y '. ,
"Ilardiy, .Mr  Gates, but   i  do think
yon know the man who did   it.    1 have
every leaf-on to   believe it was the man .
I met coming from you the   iast time 1
.called."
"Reuily ! >Vhich man was that?"
"The tall individual 1 spoko to.yon
about. He callad himself Dr. Fitzgerald
when 1 mrr hi-n soma weeks ago, but
yon -said he had given you another
name and that hn had been on a begging errand. "
"Ah, I remember, the'man. " ■'
"Gan   you   te!i   ma   -anything- abont
him?"
"I'm   aft'md   J   c-annos.    i had never
seen in ii I.c*;*.]*'!.'
"Can   yon tell  me the name he gave
toyouV"
"I have even forgotten that."
Mr   Gates- gave  th-isa .replies  in au
icily i-cJitvj voice     Brett saw the inter-
rog'-fiqns  did   not   please  him, and he
j-iuieejf  was annoyed at. his   own want
of* Mir('0.1
>j.*t;.r !b-*t M
!''s,.'"j)mtH-n
;.*i-.v. i::id   ho glow reckless
at,Mi-   Cute--* wit-rodnloiifriy'
"Do yon doubt my words. Captain
Brett?" said tbe otherafteran awkward
pan S3 ,,    -
"i do, Mr. Gates. Yon have deceived
me once and may be doing so now '
31 r Gates bowed with an absolutely
expressionless face, got ,np and moved
toward the fireplace.
"Before  I ring the bell for the serv
:;nt to show you out. Captain Brett, per
haps  you' would   be  kind   enough    t.
•spi-cify the occasion on which 1 deceiv
ed yon."
"Yoirtoid nie yon did not take Lady
Florence Mostyn's photograph trom the
Scotland Yard albnm'aud substitute another for it. .1 have tho best reason foi
believing ic was you who did this."
"Thank  you.. As yon', believe  i   de
ceivod.yoa, thou, i cannot  see why you
came to mo for accurate information to
day.    You are somewhat illogical, Cap
tain Brett, but I believe thu navy is not
conducive   to  accurate  thought     As;,
matter of'fact, you havo come hero tliY
morning with   the  deliberate intentic;
of  picking   a quarrel with,a man wJ;.-
was  doing   his best to aid   you in yum
difficulties.    After our nrevious conver
■"•ition   I   took   the   trouble to ..cable ti
io States for information about Arthui
iJnt-aut,   and   this  morning J   received
news   that would' undoubtedly interesi
yon.    1 was going to .send it tp you thi*
very   day,'but after your-insulting ro
marks further intercourse between us i*
impossible.' Your methods are singular,
Captain   Brett, and   I am afrxid 1 can
uot'k-ongratnlato you on them." Saving'
which, Mr. Gates touched the bell.
Brett jumped vip  and walked toward
l he door.
"Mr. Keighley Gates," said   he, "ii
you deliberately'intend to withhold in
for the robbery, and he felt sure that
by tho next morning ho would bo in a
position to meet ins pressing necessities,
with a fciirpluH for future requirement.*'.
To be continued.
A CASE AT HAND.
UOMEXTtf OF DANGER
CRUCIAL  SECONDS  ?!S   THE   LIVES OF,
ENGINEERS,
in.
rcriii cri'd.
*•:  '. M-tcd
11 •.•,■•.*.,..
...i'ln-i',
a a.!
vj'1   ll
uu
•u 1!
Oil* .
A    ial!ii*i*   iii-ni-.,.).;   ■*,;*,,,   ,
ooii'n otiiui  with   Ihi.*   -vr... ;-
I.Uli"  c al  in   tin-  !i mi'M,   ',•!,,
'.t-ii-jr  in  tin-   i-.-im- (-..],  !,,„- "
Th» Professor's Lecture Had nn   Cn«-
expected Illuaitrntiun.
"In many cases of supposed heart
disease,'' said the prof-.-'s.scr to th'.' clasi*-
of medical students, "lhe !?un\*ri*f ex
hibits symptoms sutficiout to ahinn
those who are nccustoiiU'<l to the in.*'
disordci-."    '
The student at-the foot of ihi- olas*-*,
twisted around nneasily.
' "it has been said by ono," continued
the professor, "who has given his lif<~
to the study of diseases of thc heart
that a sufferer from heart disease Is
rarely cognizant of the fact. :i statement which is true if we c.\'*i'*it those
acute attacks, which of course point
out their own diagnosis. Chronic disorders are almost invariably insidious
In their workings or. at any rate, give
uo symptoms which point the patient
directly to the seat of the trouble."
The same student got up. hut sat
down again.
"There is a disorder of tlie heart,
however," the 'professor proceeded,
"which Is marked hy every symptom
of,distress of tliat organ and which is
almost* always ''confused with the
graver forms of heart' disease, hut
which, if properly, and early treated,
ends In recovery."
The same student looked msi of the
window suddenly-.
"I5xcu.sc tne. professor." be s:tid. "lint
there she gof* now, and. by thunder.
I'm going right to her and propose to'
her tint. I haven't slept a wink for
two nights."
And the professor smiled, and wont
on with his lecture.
Jr-st \Vhni Thoy Do. or Should Do. I»
C'nse** of Peril on rhe RnJI**— Few
tlnvo n-eeii Fonnd WnntinjT V»"h«-n
the nnierjjfenc.v Came.
To the engineer belongs tbe most
hazardous and at the same'time the most
ri*--[i.*iisU)l** task of any of the men who
run the train, and tlie passengers bn one
nf the great flier.-, ns thoy loll back in their
seats r.-iiiling ihe most recent work of fiction or ga/,inx placidly forth, at the scenery scarcely »-ver give a thought to the
fact that ahead of theui is a dust and oij
begrimed man wlio, for the lime liein*,'.
literally carries iheir -Jives hi the hollnw
of his sweaty hand,     it  is extraordinary
*   .if. ,*-*hk!.1>< J,
t;;.§Jp3>*i
" p •>XipWtw&
''' ' '• K*:j-*^-'*&^?.$
i.:s*i zone hue!; to shovel i, T.,l;Xt,)\'X.}10&S^
iL.i!H*tus <>f the t*n--.;ie cm *. i .. .     ■ ■ ^'Ssg^k
i.\
am!
I,,,,
causing-   tender
like a jack knife,   "'he firernan «.-.,v! "ff^A
ch-ii'i over the emriile and iil:-*'!'!..]".',',^!
jure.) on tlie track beyond •]:■• .,.,      '"""
He   was  a   lanky,   six   fo..t   1
I vvii.i   <-an*oty .hair  and   the  i,.,,
.'■■trong  npiui   him.     In   teiling <if
; |)eri."iien afterward lie f-.iid:
j     "Sure,   it    was    a    ipiare   «".p-ijr;,v'f.
| there wns.    I <*ii« minit stooin;:,- v'^ij'
j shovel over the coal   liape an.) ;|,'„ ff',
j ininit there was I, and uie sljo*..) -,:,i",k.
'i'l-.tj.f*
'liS   tI.v
jc-oal all Hying troo de air, and <•;■
how Tew cases ihere are where engiiieers Y1"" "" 'V "'" ""X "'" "",■ ,,,,"."i1'" «> ^
have bee,,  found derelict  in  the mument |  » ^ f\h<)i wo,,,,fI.«'"f ll"'r«-   '" -'     ihfy
ot trial.    There  have  been  inriumerahio I lw,Xhnt l WIX* "''   l'»r,Mf" al!" :" •■■'i   Ift,
wrecks  since   railroads   were   lirst   Intro |« »'™vo man is Moike (tl.«. ,.,,*...,.,,.rLS,.1
dueei) into the country, hut the record of ;;._7,  ......       «**i.„.  ",i. 'X.X'X.  .'•;'. Y'-""**.***!
the tniinbei' of engineers who have failed
I '
when    the
lesiaial.
Wiien   once   danger   appears
crucial   test   come   i.s   iniiui-
in   front,
hi1*, brave ni.Tjli. sor. ' 'i'lje' J;-*,*-.;
said was— Wliat do you t!,i* :, .
sot-, and hi in espectirn: to' di.. if,,.
minit. at tliat, sur? Wid.nu v.-, ;,;*,;
head he yells out to me, Muiii'..
•"■r, •
One of   (lie   e.'i; lies'?   on ins   l;:i
i<
I dii.'re.ciini <<f .-Iwima, eoi'ued in *.i-u P,
! ll  i-
-e,l
worth in ini.iiey value
*■- -<i.li|."t'riri for1 ST.
!U (.
cr
t-B.
r     .       Iter Clinrm.
"When I look at Mrs. D.ipley. I can't
help wondering whether Jt can lie possible that her husband married .her for
love.'"
"Oh. no. he didn't!"
'"Well,  she didn't   have money,  did
she?" ' X        '
"Xo. but he could always keep step
with her without assuming an unnatural gait."—Chicago 'nmes-IIerald.
,»    ,1V    Lt V/tiV.V. ■...>..»'-. It .i.M-,1. 13        JIJ ...Jill, , t ,        ' , |„       I ,« '     .'
an (Mincer's dmy  is.  first,  to close  the"   ''l,^'1, ^"mlr0 l. he ^ :'" ' tt W'H
throttle; second,  to apply  the airbrakes; {*>»>>"'•"" no    n nie    o , ft „   .    ,^
third,   to  reverse  «he  en^in,*--tha.   is.   to    T" ' *akv. " ^ U°"u"* ,I,t" '"  ''■  ''-*!
throw , over lthe   rc-*ei>..,K   lever,   which    "f m"^  !" '\ul       l Ui' Y'^ fxf ' '' &
enables the engine to nin in the opposite i h,1""st (V"''^ ^ ah bu !d,) '"'■ ^
diree,ioU  f,om   which  it  had  been''„in«j. !~Nl'w. ^'rl>   * r''"'"(!-    "   ?    '
fourth.-to   reopen ,lhe   throttle.     To   do'
these four acts calls for bnt a small fraction of time, lull where wrecks result the
dauber   is   usually   so   imminent   as   frequently not to leave oven sutliciont interval to nccon'pli.--h them, and often  when
thi'   ruins   liave   been   cleared   away   the
body of the   faithful'jrunrdinn  has  been
discovered with his hand stilT in death on
the throttle,  reverse lever or  brake,  and
Rearing silent  witness as to how  far he
had  «ot   toward   tbe  accomplishment, of j
that  duty  which  he had  yielded • his  lift*
to" perform.
Many 'engineers nre  reckless, nnd   will
lake hwful chances.    At one time>a certain driver was taking thronph a special' , , .
train   consisting'of   four   empty   freight '.a '"* °* Koods which hud been Mii*.*...*! ',jj
cars'and, a caboose.    The station master ! wrt*v <sf tJlc 'hmi. andt nlthoii-.*1! r r^X
PONY, EXPRESS UETTERS.
nial*
thfr
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Tli cue   3f Id-ilven   "\Vorr>   A t -r«|
.'        '        Wr-rtien  on TIkhtic  J'liiicr.,
i • i
"hi  looking over somo old  p..:'ie-*.
j (.ther day," said siiwhojosale mci- !,.*;,: ,-
I this city,  "1   ran  across a  very du: \
i doeitment.    It wns "a letter of iii*-r t**i.» *
' sent *i(i yeflrs ago by'one of n.j- io*.:-*,
i then  in   St. Louis,  to  his agent   in f-'ai_
t.   *
■ ''A
Wo>
Ki-ituci.sco.    It related  to'the d;*-«
'God have mercy upon youd'
formation that may lead' to saving   the'
life.of au innocent man then God have
-xercy upon  yoti.    For my  part, I sol-~
suinly assure  yon that I will  spare"ho
efforts to find out your connection with
che sconndrel I am  at present  looking
for and to discover your motive for in-,
rerfering with the portrait of th« mur ,
tiered woman:",
' Baying which h8 left the room.
MIt
CHAPTER  ,XVII. "
GATES   COMPLKTES     HIS    AKRANOK-
MKNTS.
Mr. Keighley Gates seemed somewhat
disturbed when Commander Brett had
left him. He walked np and down the
room impatiently, and from tbe muttered expressions that occasionally fell
from his lips it could be gathered he
waa cnisinR somebody, bnt whether it
was Brett, Fitzgerald or-himself it was
impossible to say. At length he sat
down aud finished a hearty breakfast.
At 11 o'clock he left the hotel in n
short jacket and bowler hat.and made
his -way east to the house wher8 Mabel
Fenton was imprisoned. He worked bis
way there by a particularly circuitous
routo, employing trains, buses, hau-
foms and a steamer for his purpose, and
he cast many wary glances behind to
'issnre 'himself he was not being foi
lowed. It was 1 o'clock when he reached the house. Fitzgerald waa waiting
for him.
"Confound yon, Rich I" eaid Gates.
"A pretty, bungle you have made of
yesterday's business I"
" What's the matter? Got tho girl all
right!"
"Brett suspects you. Your fnferut-1
way cf speaking did it."
"Thought I dissembled to suit occa-
virm However, it don't matter. I leave
tlie. I.looming country after tonight. No
i;ood hanging on hero. "
"I" think yon better had, for my sake
is well as yours. Then you got tho girl
•ill right?. Much.trouble?"
' ■■'■• Nothing to speak of.. She's beeu crying her little eyes not. Sally looks «fter
her: *'Y- •    :'■ .'■■     "■"'. v." '
"Did Dick get off all right;"     ; ;    *
•'Left    first    thing  .this    morning
Where's he goryg?"''       ..
■'Some place in Gloucestershire, with
w wire for old Fenton. It will take him,
.not cf lhe way and drag off that med,
dliug foo! Brett as well."
'■Very well," said Gatoa. "And now
to sketch but the detail of our next plan
of chin pa ign. But it's dry work talking," .' _ . : '-"■
'■ Water, my,'friend, water—nothing
else. And, if yon want to hear a farther
reason, hero yon are: We're in a tight
place, ycu and I, and it'll requiro all.
our wit to get through to the other side
1 can work best dead sober, aud socau
yon. You're sullen when you haven't
got a drop of anything generous under
your waistcoat and surly and mighty
disagreeable as a companion., But 1 pay
yon the compliment of saying that at
these timo3 3*ou'ro one of the shrewdest
business men with whom I've the un-
happiness to be acquainted."
Mr Gates bowed to the dubious com*
-jiimeut,'sighed aud drew his chair up
to jlif* br.okeu table. Then he commenced
to tttife, and Dr. Fitzgerald Was not i:.r
wrong in hpiding his generalship, in
his own crooked way tho : man was tor.
ribiy clever.
So Mr. Gates spent another hour with
Fitzgerald, making fluul urraugenieiHs
From   IIi'h  Point  of  View.
Sympathetic Friend—1 was sorry to
hear that Uppercut got the'host of you
last tiight. ■ , •
Defeated Pugilist' (its surprise)— Got
the best of nie? Well, uit! Wli.wl refused to take him on till I was ia-;'u:in*
toed CO per cent of the gate iveeipts
and the whole, picture ■ privileges!—
Brooklyn Life.  .- •
told him that the down train was a trifle
late nnd 'due nflhu next station beyond, ;
seven miles awny. at 2:."7-o'eIoek. (-ilunc- '
ing at his watch.* the engineer said he had j
nine minutes and decided to take the ■
chance. lie had to cross a bridge just I,
beyond the town lie was leaving, and mid- t
way   across   he   began   to   increase   his'-
' ft*l»6
teas
«jai
- Jcoj
"  fOli*
-   ■-- *    -     " '^K
t.-niied over lo.OOO, words and n «•'.-... <f*r* „* l>uAJ;
good-siKed iuvoico.it was written on •„■>'.-■      -.*""f--*i
two  sheets of   naper.     The  paper i'..-,.,,r.   ' "9^
* *   ' ' -     |/It,t
tinw
Mjr'
was'a sort ot tough, opaque 'tis-.-'u
thin and light, and when folded i!*-*
■slipped   easily   into   an  'envelop..*
til ice inches wide.
"Why it was got up in such a r
sjircd. As the engine struck ground again | 'stylo was explained by the stump in ii,
on    the',   other    side    and'  they    headed
straight   up  «Jio   ri verbs'valley "he   throw
corner,  which  was one of the o!.i '-.vi
j,,c-xpross'"series of Wells, Fargo i*c f'-i
Tho   Clieerfnl   iaiot,.
"The poet and the octor," said the
cheerful idiot, "c,r~ miiclr.ilik'o."
"Iu the way of hair":" asked Hkj shoe
clerk boarder.
"Maybe.'* said the' cheerful idiot.
"But still moix* so iu the fact' tlu.'t ouo
works when the spirit moves und the
other when tho gho,st walks."—ludian-
apolis Press.
Cro-.--.iiis-;   tlit*   Poiicl... <.'
"Did you have a good passage?' was
asked of a recent traveler.
"Fair, but I couldn't sleep. Tho
first throe nights I couldn't .toll whether to shut the porthole and go to >ed
or to close the bed and go to the pat-
hole/ And the hist throe 1 spent in
rending the customs laws."-— Life.
her wide open and gave his'engine every i ,,V}1!* en.belli.shed with a. picture of a ::...
on horseback, spurring at-a dead i*,;!i-
by" iclay, express ridel's, but I nevi- !>
fore, reali'A'-l what groat pains we.ie :■*!
It i-'.'.'
cuit  to realize, that tlie route it tr;-*.<■■>.*■
; i-< now tiie great highway of a ihi*r.-:ia.i hiL.".".*i3
! rushing trains 'bearing the traussmijli* f.'-"'^""^|
! Jteritiil   comnieree   of   the   nation."—>*'■•*   t5"^"V
I   j Oilcans Titucs-Democrat.
.   Tbeae Fine DtHttncttona.
"Have you got up your report tf that
murder trial?"
- "My dear sir," said the Jounalist,
"you underestimate the artistic dignity of the modern murder trial. I have
not got up any report, but I ha v.' written what I consider a very abb criti
clsin of it."—Washington Star.
*   Tlie  jOlaappotnted  One.
A Bevere and elderly woman' pissed
by with one of her kind. We cmght
only this fragment: "It seems ti. nie
some persons are born just to get tlie
first rending of new books at the^th-
enieum."—Boston Journal.
Onr   lnnK*ua-;e,
Tommy—Pop. a playwright Is a man
who writes plays, isn't he?
Tomni3*'s Father—Ves, my son.  ,
Tommy—Then   is   a   wheelwriglt   n
man who writes bicycle news?—Piila-
delphia Hecord.
He  Sj-mpnthlzen  With   the   Ioem,n,
"Busby Is always worrying.". Y,
"What nils him now?" "-'.'.'"'.-:
"He's-.afraid some of tbe Ice . enn-
panics are going to got stuck with tiie
stock they have oh hand."—CleveUnd
Plain Dealer.-   ■       f"       i
ounce of steam  there  was in  the boiler.
Three miles farther on, when running to i ;1<'*'"SS 'he plains.    I knew of eour>e t
the limit   of his capacity,  he ktruck  the ! the. i'lieilic trtail of llie period wa^en-rk
down train head on.    Both cngiuecrs and
firemen    wt-Te ■ killed   outright,   and   tho
engines reduced to a condition  that.rea- !, f'1! to reduce the weight to the lowe**t;
dered them only tit for the scrap heaps."   '" .siblo  point.,   I   am  told   that  the Jet!-*:
Strange t'o say, no passengers or other ! *vero stored in  little  flat ..pouches' v-jiil*
mem hers of either crew were- killed out- ! •••'•'   flap's  of   the   saddle "and   1 Jin t   .hi"
riglit or afterward died as the result of • *'?■$' always written on a specially pr.
Injuries   received..    Only   the -*.sho'0liiers i pared tissue, /
and head of the fireman of the special j "The one I have described must -Ji.i'
wore ever found.' He had been dri vou j occupied an export clerk several day.-*-, f*.
into the door of the fire box feet first, but ! the peiunaiiship. while .microscopic, '
had v-mickY'it the shoulders. The white j beautifully executed und ns,clear-axi-l '
hot tiro within had completely incinerated i legible as print. The stamp was of t!
the rest of his body. To look at the door j denoiiiinaiiiin ot HO cents, aud, taken ..
of a fire box such a casn.'lty ns" that seem*} ' together.'it would bo hard to find a i.j-.r
all but impossible, the opening looks so i >trikhu; reminder of the asf*)-**.--./,/*,-
sirialJ. In reality, -however, it" is large ' progress Ihat ha*-* been tuadi* in .'/...*'-* ciui-
cnough, as-any railroad mauroan tell you. ! ••">' hi a trifle over one ,gen era t a-*.. r,v-
. The watch of the engineer of the spe-, i erylJiing nhotit the little brown let"■ *■-.*.*■
cial when found was still running and : 'light iie.-s.' its coiupaciuesf. and the . .--t i*
was four minutes behind. I; was to this , Us carriage—spoke of dangci-s',Y3i'!i<
error of'.his timepiece that the tragic 'and rude, primitive conditions. It i
death of "himself' aud his three companion1* wns due.
In daylighi it  is the habit of the e*i-;i
neer to follow with the eye the glistening
track of rails over which lie must  tr.-ivi
Should   n   rail*..he   mi-qilneed.    il    ivmlil
break this line of light and betray  itseW
to the watchful nniu in time to stop aud
sure   his   train.     This   particular   v.T.-cl*.
however,   resulted   from   that   curse   and
dread of all railroad  runners—lhe  wash
out.    The culvert  which canned ii   was a
short one. its width* being hardly greater
than the combined  length of vtigine *i:;-l
ton.!-*r.    'Phe masonry   had   been  can Yd
away:   bui.   the    fishplates    and    rpil-.es
hol.ling   firm,   the   rails   still   c.o.**.**e.l   the
gully.    This   held   the   rail   line   of   light
true   and    in   consoi-pii-nee   the   engineer
was well u\) to the danger before he realized  it.     He was able to slop-the train.
but lo do so had to go into ihe ditch himself, although fortunately, he did not  lose
his life.
Ho was washed out of his cab window
by  the flood.    His jumper catching over
tt   stone,   the  train   oowshoy   forinuatoiy
found   him   in   time   to   save   him   from
death by drowning.    So close a thing wa*.
it   that   when   the .train   came   to  a   full
stop   the   front    wheels   of   the   foi*\--i.:*I
truck of  the baggage car were  hanging
over thn opening  made  by  the  washout.
No  one   was  injured   *--avu   the   engineer,
who escaped with a couple of broken riln
nnd a dislocated shoulder.     lie ci.j.-.pYto-
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"Please,   sli*.   won't  you   give some-
I thing to a poor father of a family'/"
j    "(Jive something?    What's that photographic apparatus forV"
"I'm  au amateur photographer, sir,
and. I'm collecting the  pictures of .■•■-
the people who glvo me money."—!■•••"
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Ii'   I"n ncMons. oft liw   t.i ver - -\ I .*»   J n lliieiice ,t» vt- r; Ot h> i'. Oi -*■■■"
of li.u llo.ly — II.-', Churto-H   lCf<li!«*v-t.lvol-   l'liltv.
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"What's the matter, old mn? Won't
the king laugh nt your Jolcci?"
"Worse than that. He;ejects nie to
laugh at his."—New York ,I;umal.
A Happy  Arrniiiareiiiinl.
The days nre (-rowing; Iongpr nw,
And—na of course Ihc.v orler,
Sothlngs won't clash and ko t|8raa»h—
Th* nlslitfl are crowing short*.
■ " — SaUctt'jiruw-uUJ*.
No o.rga-j in tho human body has a
greater iiiflnence on t .e .general healili
tlitiu the liver. ' '
A torpid, sin^pish liver leaves'poisonous, morbid bile n the blood, which
upsets the action of the whole system.--,---
.There is indigestion, fuilness, fer-
inentation, flutnlom-.y und oppression iii
the stomach. ,      /;
Tlio tongue is boated,, tho head aches
and lhere.is lo3s oY sleep, depression of
spiriis and tpells of dizziness aiid weakness. -   •        ..,"''/, ■''        ,'   ' -. '•'
The bowels are.-constipated and loose
by turns, and gripping pains are frequent. ' : ' :
■ Tho fkin tolls of the poisoned state
of the blood, by pimples, blotches, aud
liver spots.
In sympathy--with', the livoi* tho Sidneys become clogged and 'inactive,, the
nritio highly colored, and there are
p-iius in tho hack and under the left
shoulder blade
Shortness of breath aud ■palpitation
of the heart and derangements of tho
menstrual* futictious -are.among the
symptoms of.liver complaint.
You should not" expect to find all
these symptoms in any .one oaso but if
any of them aro pre*-ent, .t is .timo to
take prompt uction to relievo tho, system of these morbid poisous.
'■■■■Tho-liver ui.ns.fc havo- a.'-sistanco.,
■-•The .proceH-i.  of, 'Yestonitipu'win  (-"■-
haHieiiYl 'if. thp kidiutys are also invigo-Y
atetl and siroi!gtheiH)vi.       .   . ;■   '       ,'  :
':Both, th'eso lilioriug'systerns are arted
on ..-directly   und . promptly   by,  -P1'-
Ohaso's Kidney-Liver Pills.
It is ihrough thp.'lrycr .iiud kidney*),
alone that the ilopd' can be free** ?f
all impurities and tho lhorbid luattB'
which collects.theroWhen the liv<-ir 13
dcr.uiged.   ',-.■'''■   p ■' < fi
Many a suiloring man. many a df':
spondent woniiu), has .been cured of tJy°
ahovo distressing ailments by. tho v*°
of Dr. .-'Obaso's. Kidney-Liver l»il<s. -.tho
only remedy that has a combined '•■J*
Dion op both liver and kidneys.
The wisdom of Dr. Ohaso in propa.T-
ing this wonderful rqmc-dy hiis been
proyen in scores of ihbusands of caHC3
j>f complicated dis ases of tho livC'^
and ltidnoy.***, which could bo reach*-'"
by no other remedy. , ,
You do not require faith to bo enrc-a
by Dr Ohasefl' Kiduoy-Liver l'-ilB;
Tho first dose will help yon. and a U'-vr
bo.xos ut most will positiveiy euro tho j-
most s yero cuho of liver, compl-ii"'^-^
kidney disease.'' .One pill n done, -
cents  a  box, at  all   dealers,  or  lY""
a id    by .Eduianson,    Bates .,&
Toronto.
do.. MOYIE LEADER.  WONDERFUL ASTHMA RECOVERIES  A  NEED   CONFESSED.  i  >nn affidavit, and he deprecated   ^       w^Jea of making it before another  '-! w:mJ3R&8& or a notary and depriving him-  ' '"A P$��I&W a fee*    So 1}C un��d ��"1 ll,s a0i'  1-,3rh-,  k^&ri  i<,i***U  ^���tHf#'&ea of making it before another  W_y**^*****V*?"'  """'"'swore to it before himself, sign-  as  justice  and  as  witness  and  fed developments.    lie , \y:is sun-  would win nud thus he able to  ...costs up to the other side,  sn'the ea.se came up before Judge  .-the affidavit, was offered in evi-  and   promptly   objected  to.   the  living given that a justice could  ���ear himself.  tne see the affidavit," said Judge,  ssa-Mi-ffiSk.B l!al���j(.(] up to the Judge, who  1 it, carefully for a few mould then.aKkod:  Beasley. will you kindly tell me  rbu    appeared    before    yourself  u swore yourself and identified  Sc-iuilor S��:--Lihni.-: on Infcrvlc-.vlne K��  Ol-.rko'i-      Kola       Compound     Ofllciull*-  I ��� a ','"t' Arl*  'i'e-*t��*<l    by   tlu*   Britihli     Coiuuiiila j     "It's ri-'Tinl '." said rYmttor Korghum  Ciovonuii-pjit. at   'lie    Home   for J.i��- \ as he looked at '.!'<��� I in per. "to see how  cui'ulile*i,    'Kuuiluop-i,     U.   C,      thc |  Medical     Superintendent    Pronoun- :  ood T-ong istandinj;   Casts   Cure*!.        !  at tbe  Many   temporary   relief   -aetliina    remedies l  have during the past few years been placed j  It fore the public, but until the  uitrudixctlon to]  the medical profession of Clarke's Kola Com- i  pound, nothing has been found to have ,any j  ���.���iTcct  on 'preventing   futuro   attnekfl.      The |  Medical Superintendent for tho home for in- j  curabli-s in Kamloops, B. C, ha** hivd,  -.roli-dily  the best ch-.iu-.-e in'Canada to ihuroughiy tesi  llus wondurful remedy tor a-Mluna.    He r-up-iru* J  ihat   on   the ihree  cii-Jes   of    ttstbnm   whi*re j  (���lark.;'!) Kola Compound has bren triud, in  not i  a sinKl1* instance "id it fail to cure, and on oue j  p-trix-ulur ca��i- n. lady had . een confined to her  , Lo.1 most of lhc tune lor nearly a yi ar previous  to taking iliisrcmedv, andle-jfl UirfD lhroo hot- *  ilea have completely cured lier.   Over one year  lias now passed, fiud- tln-re has not U-en thi*  sli-flitest indicii'i'.J*. of ii-uUma. returning   ���  Over fO ca-w-B have ulr.-ndy been cured is  Canada alo <;,l-y Oils'remedy. Mold i.y all  ilii.(v.'-.-,rtt'. Fiee -ample boillc sent n.'atn pcr-  ���on.".Mention this piper. Addrc a The Griffiths  & M-m-i h.-r*-- l. Cf... 1 1 Church H-rcct Toronto,  or Vancouver, IS. C.'sole ran dian'ufrenta.  THE COOKBOOK.  . *   ~       *.  Apples are less'liable  to, break   when  being cored if they are not peeled  until  afterward.  ChecKe can' be  kept  from  molding by  some  of- us  public  ine'i suk'ei  bands of tho-se interviewers!"  "Arc you the victim of another base  fabrication?"  "I dunno's it was any fabrication."  "L5ut the report was somewhat garbled." ' , '���' .       ���  "No: it wasn't-garbled; not a bit."  "Do yon���.lo you regret' having expressed * the opinions attributed to  you'.'"'*  "No: they're all right."  "Well, jf you admit having given the  interview'and tliat it wasn't garbled"���  "There's just the point. 'I don't know  when I. have been more disappointed  .than I was when I took up the paper.  There it was. just plain talk. Not au  epigram in the whole business; not a  Hashing sally of satire nor'a bit of  pungent pliilosophy'iu the whole thing.  It made me sleepy to read it. The man  th'iu interviewed.: me -before 'put1 all  them thing:' In. and folks were miking  about it for a week after. But this  chap .wrote every word down straightforward just ns'1 said It. I tell you. it  has tannin me a, lesson.    I won't be'so  '���') P.  ���ii.  n-i-   very  easv,   vour  honor." ! rubbing lhe cut part with butter.    Cover    eontiding another time.    1 he nei   i.me  nv-i'.'ev     "I  borrowed a  look- | with a white paper'and  keep in  a,dry j anybody tries to Interview me I ���'Mind  sand vv,'-nt through the'formal)- | place. \ ,       ���   j out something about  him  beforehand:  ar" ir."-     ���     ' " J     When roasting a turkey, when yearly, I I'll   make  dead   sure   that   he   under-  fiey   was   somewhat   astonished  lludge  Keiiey  .sustained  'he oh-  JOUNG GIRL'S DANGER. ,  Baffled'  i'..-. i.  ..llhUt  ;    Ovsicamc    It,  'and  H- r  Tormentor. -  Dec. 'dUh ���Mis- Ida Hohkirk. of  .il "-.ir..e.u thir* eit'y', is* a young lady  :eeodinhlv popular with a very ex-  rc-I ���  ol   friend*-), al|  of  whom aro  jng'<'Vj* her iwnt tsea 1*0 rrorn a ter-  BfuiRer,   'I he st,.ry of her experience ia  tintCTC'slh-g, fold  in her own strni-*ht-  her narrative'���"In 1890 I took a  n a dov.-n-tov.-n  store.   My work  u usnady huvd. bull FOijn touid I.  aotMai.d it. and i*;y health   fiilod*.'   I  thiii.h d split ling'he. (Inches con-  iz/.y sp-dis and e.^tj-eiiie \veakneB3.  (..  was thickly furred, bar h' and  gerv inoi-i.int-, and  I arose tired and  "  was dull and low-tpiritc-d all the  biito  ^rbo  OK  1 w  is  Sn i  cooked  place a  JI-p: 1 jt  brown  p:iper.,that j stands his bnsiness'atid knows hew to  has heen buttered over the fowl." s*o that  it will Jiot beeoine cooked too brown. ' '���  ' You can giv-j.a delicious flavor to your  gingerbread by fdlitift it with almond-)  split into halve?, so as not to be heavy  enough to sink to..the bottom of the  dough while conking.        /  Chicken feet "are rich in gluten and also  a decided addition 11> the flavor of chicken stock, soup'or givvy. Wash thorough-  fv, cover with l.-oiiing .water, and after a  few "minutes have elapsed the skin and  ���scales can be e:t-*ily removed.  ..".3 M  ft  ^m>  eve  wM&  t<r had .used 'Dr. Arnold's English  Us with remarkable benefit, and I  n to lak    1 hem.   I candidly stato  rovuneiit  began  fthr-o.-.t  mirncdi-  a., dly I. mended, till  today I  am m  iealthai.d much stronger  than I havo.  jr yen vs.'   r.l o  Dr. Arnold's'English  .��, and to iheui alone, Uiocre<lit is'  %1)  $��?r  e,ie "-s-  re-*t ;.-s*  mi, -,rl and woman who tuffors as J.\lie5.  SFklli i shfuld use Dr. Art;o d's English  .- Tlu-y will give new 1 fo and  ���^Ann-Id's English Toxin Pills, the oiiiy  giao tha*  cuics diseawj by killing tho  fa that etiUffC'it, nTcsold by all druggista  B. a bo\;  s.imple box 25-;., or sent post-  s on   reeei})'. '.of   price   by tho Arnold  jjitcal  Co.. Limited. Oaatid 1 Life Build-  %4'2 King atre-.t v,'ob'P. Toronto.    "  CnnjrlJt   tho   Citir. u  |eter"the ,<J real-was ouce very neatly  glit in a trap by a jester attached  the court. The jester was noted for  |s cleverness, in'getting himself aud  friends o-.it cf dilticulties. It hap-  *:'-d one day that a cousin of his had  arm-red the czar's, displeasure and  about to be exeomod. The latter  [jcrefore presented himself,before his  ip-M'lal tiK-jcsly to beg for a'reprieve,  bn seeing him approach. Ihe czar, di-  ���nng his orrantl. cried: "I; is no good  |cotiif* here. , 1 sweai* 1 will not grant  liat you are ge'.ug to ask."  immediately the Jester went down  his knees, saying, "I beseech vour  Sperlal highm'ss to put  ;siu of mine lu death."  ' THE FLAGGING ENERGIES HE-  VIVED.���Uonstaui appltuation to, business is n ua upon tne energies, and if  there bo not relaxation, lassitude aiid depression are. sure to incervt-m*. Iheso  come Irom sT-oniaohlc trouDlo*?. The want  of exeroiau bri**--s <"--������ ' er\ous irregulnri*  ti. s, and the sumi ich cea-ea to assimilate  food'proper!v Iv this coudi ion Parme-  leo's Vegeta.de fills wil> 1.0 found a re-  cupeiritive of 'ra*e power, restoring tlio,  organs to h'T-Jtbfn.. notion, di-pelling  depre^ion, a d levlving the . flagging  energies. '          ���A P-ur-Mlaii  Uomanee.    ,        ..  A Persiuu plaque iu tlie South Kensington , museum, I.ondou, bears by  nieaus of clever relief and brilliant color a romantic tale, part .legend and  part history. Nobody knows the pro-,  portion of each.- t *, ���  At all events. It Is declared to be an  incident In the life of Baharnm V of  the Sassaniaii dynasty. Babarani. according to legend aud plaque, was a  wonderful archer.'' During one of his  hunting expeditions, on -which his favorite' wife had accompanied him. he  shot a sleeping- antelope with such precision -as to graze the' .animal's ear.  The antelope awoke ��� and. believing  himself annoyed by a fly, put bis hind  hoof to his ear to strike off the fly. A  second arrow sent by the royal'hand  tixed the antelope's hoof to his horn.  The king's wife merely said, "Practice makes perfect," which" touched the  pride of her royal spouse.  Indeed, as the penalty for her plain  , speaking,  she  was' sent out   Into  the  I mountaiuVto perish, but instead found  ! shelter iu a village.    Here she lodged  ! In ao upper room ascended by 20 steps  j aud. having bought a calf, carried It  that 'scamp | up  and  down   every  clay.    The  king.  i passing by four years later, was amaz-  garble and  do it  rlghiY-Washiugion  J Slur.  , 1 tl  One  Point  of S��|>el*i<��rlty.  .���  "There h* one  point   where our generals nre supi-rior to the Hritish."  "Where is that"/',' ,,  "Von don't have ro write io the papers to tind out how'they prouot'J'cO  their mime's." ���  '' You need not cough all nlgflt and disturb your friends; there is" no, occasion  for vou running t.be risk of contraccing,  luflnmnitttlon of the lungs or consumption  while you can gee Jiu-.kle's Antl-Oon-  sumptive Syrun. This medicine cures  cougns, cold.-*, Inflammation of tha lungs  and all throat and chest troubles. It promotes a trie and , edKy 'expectoration,  which immediately relieves the , throat  and lungs from viecid phlegm.*  A   Curlons Liiti* Cnse.  A enriems lawsuit which grew out of  the puVehnse of a'piano lias just been  Have their blood enriched, their  heart strengthened 0-nd tliei?  cheoks rosy by using Milburn's  Heart and 2-Jerve Pills.  IcsufUcJont quantity or poor quality o*.  the blood is-one'of the evil resalfs that  u.-iuaiiv follow any derangement of the  h'-jtut."  ���If tho heart beeofnea weakened in any  way it cannot puiap the blood to the lungs  as it should, .there to be purified and impregnated with the life-giving oxygen.^   ,  As tt result the  blood deteriorates.,  It loses its nourish-,  "nig, vitalizing,  health-giving qualities. The face becomes rale, thin  and waxen, the lips  bloodless, tho hands  and feet cold.  There is weakness, .tiredness,  ���shortnessofbreath'and palpitation. When  thoso suffering from thin or watery blood  strut taking Idilburn'a Eeart and Kerve  1-ilis they are assured of a curo. Every  doco acts on the he-art itself, causing it  to beat strong, steady and regulai*.  Every dose, too, introduces into the  blood those vital 'elements necessary to  make it rich and red. .   -  Boon tho pale cheek .takes on the rosy  hue of health, there is strength instead of  weakness, oneryy and activity take the  place of tireduf'KK aud la.-si.tndo.  Miss JI'. Skullion, 50 Turner Street,  Ottawa," Ont.., soys: "X was greatly  troubled with" my heart, together with  extreme nervousness for many years.  The.-e ��� complaints brought about great  ���Tonkness and feeling of thednees. , Jfy  blood was of poor quality, so much so that I  became pale apd languid. Miibuni-s  Heart aud Nervo Pills cured mo after, all  else failed.. They built ur my system,  enriched my. blood, strengthened my  'aerve3 and restored me to health.."  .  S ��*�� **!!r*  '  T3  K  adjudicated   in  Providence. " The buy-  he  czar,   thus   caught   lu   1'iis  own | ud at seeing a young.woman carrying  Up. could only laugh and pardon the ^ a cow up a flight of 20 steps.   "  an'.emncd man.���Oolunibiau  fey  E.tp'ictt. .  f'-Ile done look kinder i|ueer!lko when  -'".   him <m  de-road,"  Mr.  Rrasius  ,i.\v wa's explaining*   "ile wouldn't  me in de face." '  Yi,     uieat'.f-."    said*   M't'-'K     .Miami  ���vm. "dat lie look s-heepish."        t  'V.'h'-ri you lc-oK'* sheepish, dees you  : like you Imd been stealin sheep'.'"*  Ir-at"* tie idea."  kV.'ell.  h.. didn't  liiok sheepish.' Ylc  v:e,\ .-hifk��-t��:sh. dat's what he look  ' ��� Wash"������'���.on Ptar  Tlir Voico of  K*c-|)oi*leiice.  ... ^,-���,W5^1o(n  fh*orue Ma-iUitmld  asks wha"  ���     'd^M^^Mt'l','y-r'A]i ll�� t() tonsole a man Willi a ���r. .  r, sir,   ���AA'*mfim<A������*.,. ������ >\ nn  ,��V'    ^WP^11   ,,fl"  l,,!*v   *  K-lf-iT.  can't  ItV- ������:  ~JW    T'>imm^d��m\  Plain   Ih-ah-r ~Bal  ��� h\^|^^     *���  'i !������{.���" *t.*.i ^         The lady  again took occasion to remark. "Prac-'  tico   makes   perfect,"   whereupou ��� she  uuveiled. wns recognized and restored  to favor.  "What's In a Nil met  ���j "Some one." announces the current  issue of the' Plankville Bugle, '-'has  thought to bo-smart and. sent us a  piece of poetry called nn. Imitation of  Horace, but we were not born yesterday, and we happen to know that the  venerated and lamented (ireeley never  was a verse writer In his life."���Indianapolis .Tonri.nl.   Docnti't  DrniT the I-Ino.  MI'oS Rendum���Do you like "The Man  With the noeV"  Miss yellowienf-Oh, I like nny man  -Baltimore American.  er'"of the inst'ruiv.ent ordered it delivered at her residence, but when it arrived. th-M-e it cfudd not be carried  through the door. Tin* window sashes  were then taken out. but in vain, .and  it 'wos nest decided to remove the window frame. The piano dealers, were  mi will".!!'.: to bear the expense of that  opera lieu, and r.o was th'.* purchaser,  ,,-inii :is :i n-sult the instrument was tak  en, ba-.-k id the p-auo rooms, and the  woman demanded the return of her  money. Ypou ihe'refusal of the deal  ens to comply with' Iter request she  entered suit, and, the ease has been de  ������ided ngnir.*-*' b'-r   CHronio Bronch.tl-) Cured,  Mr. Charles B.- Reid, the lending  druggist of, Rovelstoke, B. C, says: 'I  have every reason to believe Gnmtns  Menthol 'Liniment will " euro chronic  bronchitis. A lady customer says sho has  boen troubled wkh-ohrouiobronohitie for  years, and that thin liniment has oured  her completely. Ic always gives the best  satisfaction to my customers. ��� 25 cents.  All druggists.  Reflections  or a Itaeheior.  When you tell *i. woman you are sure  of a thing, she can hardly ever help  asking if you're sure you're sure.  The last reason in the average man's  mind when he asks a woman to marry  him Is because he really wants ber to.  ' When some girls sit under a big rod  lamp shade, they,look nlmost as nice  as speckled peaches do under a piece  of pink mosquito netting.  - You never think about a kiss from  the way a girl fixes 'her mouth when  she puts on her high collar.  If it weren't for love, there wouldn't  be such, n thing-as poetry.-and if it  weren't for poetry there wouldn't be  such a thing as love.  232   KING   STREET,   WINNIPEG,  7.ra*nufac*viu**-'Tf* of the '        '  "ALEXANDRA"  AHD  "MELOTTE"  cream   s:e:f\^:E"*iato:r.s  Will mail to yon gratis their new DAIRY IIA^D BOOK, if yoB  send v-nr add re s to them, at simt 1 me 3 ating how many covs  you btend to miik neMsc-asoh.how you raise your cream at present,  and what make of Cieam Separato-* you us*.-, if yon have one. '1 hu-  little book cont'd.):*, coniplr-tc d.iections for rnnkin" butter, beside*  much other us mi infoni.a'ioa. Do not fail to procure one while  they lust. It. is we 1 worth $J io any oue mukiag butter, and cot-ti-  you nothing, juot the trvjubleof sending the information requested.  DIC  TH.  v*.   f.    v.   258  jj*U!AAZtsr^~-: r. :��� *- "-r-. V^'^-^rSr*P"v,  s* ;>- -*���� a? -1 -j��J. *���  Munufa.ctu.r--d  bv THOS. Li:K, Winnipeg.  ^3?.t<*s(    Compliiiiit    I--:i-h!-�� \:.lftf   AmoiiK*>'-  TIiosk  Who T!*i**.%".'i  A-MJIii-fl. r  It may he pom "thing peculiar to the  eastern climate, to the du-stof tho eastern  roads, or to some peculiarity alnnt. the  -la'stcrn method of riding, but the fact remains that down Philadelphia way bicycle riders are in large numbers affeeted  by what the dentisrs call "'receding  gumg." The oHIees of the dentists,'ac,-  cording to a Philadelphian's tale, . are  overrun with wheelmen anri wheelwoincn  who want to know* what is the mutter  With their teeth.      They   complain- that  they havo more and  more uxiJ0**ed   ivory ���j.-i-i.j-a. -mom-w  surface for eyery day tha-t   th2y live, and,' p*]^XI0NAL c-UFE   OF   CANADA  that   unless   -torn��   remedy    is . _FpeodHy . JssMsllp0iic    x..wi��h.Snr.-r..  Take One Out,X��j*v.  Nares, Robinson & Bl<ick, Managers.  LUCAS, STEELE & BfiiSTOL.  Im-ioru-ra of Groceries  Write US. Mumllum.Ont.  Circle I eai  L.S. & B. Cffeco  i..S.& B. Extract*  L.S.& B. spices  KICH  CRABE   PLOWS.   SEEDtNG   MACHINES1,  t'lti*  hi-re**,   W.i*--t>ns.Uii.rr<jvvh,   \\ lixlmlll��,  tec'     COCKSHUTT   PLOW   CO.,   Win   ipc-***.  SnperlicJnl   Inillcntloim.  "You can't judge a man by his neck-  tios," remarked Mr. RlyUins. vWhon  .you see a man willi great' big checks  ���iu from of liis shirt'bosom and 'wild  color's breaking out all oyer his eos-  turne, you regard blm as a dashing sort  of personage, qualified to mow '-his  way through the metropolis anil bend  every obstacle before bis iron will."  *'Yes."  said   his   wife-     "One   would  naturally think so."  "Well, don't you   think  anything of  , the  kind.     The  chances  are   that   his'  wife .buys .those   clothe.**   and   tmikec  hint wear 'em."���Washington iSt'ar.  MINARDIS LINIMENT Relieves Neuralgia. ���  .15n**��  !invi.  V a v  hciH"  finric.l  n*- n-n-OJHc-!��  Doj*.  ���rv vciMitih- voting man."  ������Y.-s': there  isn"t  any, kind ofcwork,  ���at    he   rain    shirk." ��� I'hllad-d'.hia  Nu:i !*. A. niei"-.-:n  CAXXOT'UB BEAT.���Mr. M. .bteiu-  back, Zurich, writes:���''I have us-d Dr.  Thomds' Eelectric Oil in my family for a  number ot years, aud 1 can safely say  that it iminot t*e beat for the cure of.  croup, fresh em's and sprains. My little  bov has haa attACks of croup severai  times, and one dose of Dr./ihomas' Elec  tor 0 Oil was -.uflleieno fur a perfeot cure.  I take great pleasure iu recommending it  as a family medicitje, and 1 would not be  without n bottle in the hou*-o"  found they will   all    either so.m be fau;-;-  toothed, or will lose'molars, iac:i*-;;r.*' and"  (���anlncs altogether.  I'ho story goes that it took the dentists  a long timo to fltid out that- tho 'complaints came' only 'from riders of the  wheel. ' They put two and two together.  and have put a peremptory stop tu Ehc  riding of wheels-In tho Quaker City until  th'!y, can evolve arremedy for bicyclo  teeth.      -      ��� .     '  Chicago dentist-** laugh    at   the   story.  I', ter l'llcksoj., Ap-nl for  1.  11 ixl >f. W. T.  L\V 1NXI PEG,  MAJi.  xassn,  .nANVASSERSlK1.!  ���U* South AfrJ-ra ff ur l>ook�� I  HEW B00K3I  -v-.iliC.lJiO   Ue*ll<!.*"iW-*   IllUUil        (.U       V.1.-J       ����������-....,     ,    ���.-* I 1.1*3  '.*...,-. i.U    I**I,   liur^uu, wtu,... ��� -   ���,  a 4.1' *. -*-v,,�����- *���>.,-,*;,    i-1-.-.r.r*--    -i-i     of SPi*-"jndbo')k3JB.. orboth icr75i-., ���m'-.uiit r-��-  and iay that if tnera are suan   thing*-   .�����**    fllllfU.{, ^lh first 01'd���r f ,r fivebo<)kl. willUm  bicycle teeth in Philadelphia they cOn=.ti-     Ui-iff-rs.Msthodist Book & Pub. IIouie.Toronu.  tuto tho only thing in which the Quaker ��� .���--�����.    -~,_^.-^^._. - ���*��� ~,-~--r.  City is ahead of   Ciiica-j'), au-1   tiny a:i-l  IS  llr.����'  11 (J**1  ,'iL'or*  5i-^aiia*��i!iS  '.*"-VSSM  W4mm'  I know MINARD'S LrNIMENT will  cure Diptheria.  JOHN D. BOUTILLIER.  Freueh Villag..-.  I know MINARD'S LINIMENT will  ] cure Cr. up. '    J. F. Oumimghaiii.  ��� Cape Island.  ;     I know MINAH'Do   LINIMENT   is |  1 tho tesi lemi'dy on e rth.  ���   Norway, Me.        JUbEiJPI A. SNOW  Hit  Ot��l   Ils-lii.*   AlnimlontMl.  -Il wa*** too bad about Nell Iiiehmanjs  ;n'-.'.:ind .lying so suddenly, wasn't il?"  "l)\d be die suddenly"r"  ������Yes.    Hadn't you heard about it?"  -No.    I  thought be was from  l'hila-  i   |(-.!|,hi;-."���Cl>icauro Tlmes-llcrald.  i TfJBV DiiOYE 1'JMPIjKS AWAY ���  ', Afaco coverail with piiupii;*** is uu.-.g.iiiy-  ! U 1. II* of internal iiri-g.ilan6io.-i \*aii-.h  i should loeg sin.;e havo be. 1: oriected.  ��� Tne livtr aud r.v.e icdr.iM s ar*.- i ot per  ! forming thou* fiin.tions in th \ tualBi.y  way thoy should, and tiu'-so pimpKis are  tu lot vou know tbat the blood protests.-  Parmeleo's. "V g-'tfthlo ...Hills will drive  them .all awav, ami will b-avo the.s-.in  clear:and "cleiv-i. Try them,-and there will  be ���another witness to .their cxuellenc-.-..  Do not try experiments ,wit.h your  health.; If; you are not well use only  a .'-medicine known to cure, Dr. Williams' Pink Pills are not an experiment. They have cured thousands  )[' people, who had tried common 'raedicir.es* khd failed to find  lealtlv    Some of .the cured* are in your own neighborhood.  'Mv.F.Mi*,sion;Delcau,Man., writesi-'-l can speak in *^ ^f!^Sf ^  Dr. William*''Pink Pills a*, ti mwVcino  for  rebundiug  tluV?i>tC"'(,vtremu ue.-v-  nsirig (lie pills 1 wn.. siitVe.in-- from hc-a-Jaches, loss of appetite and f^ou^  . onsubss.-.wni-ih left nio in a'very weak coadiU<.��i..   'Iho l��.^t woik���   ould     .   fci  lA.    1 can now say  however, that 1 never felt belter in my life l^V1 "JP ^,L_  eriL,.ihai,ku U. Dr. Williams'Pink Pill--.   Similar sullerers-iuin there nit. Jiuuj  will hud .1 to.thoir great advantage toliisothese-pills,'/ p  ."     .' ; ' _tt--ih       *' i     "They say  that  *I> An  Donoftako anything tliat does uot bear the full* name "Dr. Williams j .i.).n|:l|; ,,n.c, vc.r>. nivai-.,  *._  ^.,���    A      A~.-. ,      -rv        .-������  ..       -.    . *.      ���*���   or.r1    n    bn.-7n.rdOU3   Olie ....*i,.,i'v  :i   faet.    I  saw  Cii--***ce*  to  Get  Even.  Youn'cc 1 '.ridoftTooin-Darlinf*;, I -think'  1 should like to take your little brother  with us to Niagara falls.  .*...*,-)(._Mow  kind  that .would  be of  vou. Unity! , .  You ns Bridegroom���Yes. . 1 should  like to push Iii ni over them.���Chicago  Tribune. ���'  l.tlt*ll1ce.  that -D'Aiiher's pictures of  !*Pmk Pills for Pale Poople." It ir, an experiment and a hazardous one  - jfto ubo .a substitute. Sold by all dealers or post paid at 50 cents a dox,  I4\��pi   six   ooxes,for  $2.50,  hy addressing .the Dr. Williams' Medicine oo.,  I YWrockvillo. - !'��� ��� ��� ���  1'bat's a  fai-t.   I saw one or two, nud  they were t-eastly. sm"*' *��*"ugli."  Minard's Liniment -Cures ��� Burns, Etq.  A   GUILELESS  FINANCIER.  , v ���  llo  Wilnted   Money,  bnt   rt*��   a  Qne��-  (ion if lie Got It.  A man in one of the rural communities not far from this city, who Is cou-  teut to profit pecuniarily at the expense of his' personal popularity���who  is. in fact, a money lender'at extravagant rates of 1 merest���was greatly surprised by a visit from tbe son of a well  to do neighbor.  The, young man wanted to borrow  $500.  "Been to see your father?" asked the-  man of computations..  "Nope." was the reply of the youth  whose family had bee"n too thrifty to  spend much money on bis education.  "1 ain't been to see dad, an, what's  more. I be-u't goin to see dad."  As be spoke he twisted his hat In tils  hand and leaned his body over to one  side until one leg of his trousers was  drawn tialf way up his boot.  "What do you want with this SoOO?"  "You're almost as bad as dad. What's  the use of you're asklD all them questions. ' You've beam about It, uln't  youV"  "Heard about what?"  "Me eourtln a gal."  "Oh.,yes. 1 believe 1 did hear something of the sort."  "Well, it's happened. I proposed to  her. We're goin to git married, an I  want $r>00' so's wo kin have enough  money all at once to go from here to  Chlny an stay furever If we want to."  "You're not going to run away, are  you?"  "No. We'll be back. Only we don't  want to feel hampered."  "Well, Jed. I'll tell you what I'd do  if 1 were In your place. I'd go to your  father and tell him 1 was going to get  married."  "Dad knows It. He's tickled to death,  lie says Sadie's a. good stout gal au a  wiliin worker an he'd be right pleased  to bave ber in. the family."  "Weil, why don't you go to him and  say frankly that you want to borrow  $5007"  "He knows tt I told him me an Sadie -wouldn't get married 'less'n we had  it/'-" ������������.���  "Wouldn't he lend it?"  "Yes. lie said he reckoned he could  git. it fur'me."  "Thbn what's the.use of coming to  me 7"   ..;���.-.*..  "Well, you know dad is powerful  clt'is in money matters. If 1 was to  borrow from you an not pay. you'd  jes' sue nif or souiethin. I'*ut if I  ywas ever to tell . dad 1 couldn't pay  him lie*d jea"' uachei-'ly cbop down a  '���jiapHu an lam me till 1: couldn't stand."  - Washington .Star .  th  that   thay don't   boli-jw.   thuy ,ri.!.-   is.**.  enough in   Philadelphia   ro*   injur.'   any  part" of   the anatomy.���Cl-.ii'.i^y Trih'uno  MINARD'S LINIMENT Cares Dandruffs  ___.______       *  Senly , Petlow.  There had" been a robbery at tlie  church'while the funeral, services were  ln progress; and tbe suspected person,  a stranger wiio had seemed deeply affected, had got away.  "Can' yoii^describe him?" asked the  detective. ,  "Yes." answered , the victim. " "He  was carrying a' small alligator grip  and shedding large crocodile tears."���  Chicago Tribune.  iTofessSoiinl 'Jonlonnyi  "You  are  nothing" but  an   imitator/'  sold the bluejay. full of .wrath at foear-  iug its cry so accurately mimicked.  "All that ails you." airily retorted  the mocking bird, "is that you" a re envious because ,1 can sing your song so  much belter than you can."���Chicago  Tribune.     ;       ;       ,      .,,,    -  HOTEL BALMORAL, ��7;rS. F_?ci��P?^iS  A \nlnrcl Cress. '       '  Oue of the most beautiful natural  -or!- carvings in the world, is the South--  ���Tn Cross, on the island of Grand ,Ma-  nan, in the bay of Ftmdy. It stands at ���  the'head of a ledge of rocks jutting into tlu- bay from the foot of one of the  immense cliffs at the southern end of  the Grand Mauau. Its shape is that of  .111 almost perfect cross.  A   fi ��c!*f*e.  Some drvr. drawn s?ghs, ,  Two rirrany eyes  And lip*- as rpd as ro^cs;  wA Fmile. n liar,  Anil then, my dear, *  Tiie average man proposes.  ���KUiofi's Macaztnr.  LA HISPAmA  KHEDIVE AND  BED GROSS  Are positively guaranteed Pure Havana  Filler, and will, please the most  - ��� ' fastidiouo smoker.  The yearly' increase of sales proves an  appreciat.ve public.    .Manufactured only by  F.   BRYAN   &   CO.,  v^iivrosriFEa-.  GEO.  ������a  THE MOST DURABLE  ON THE MARKET  Didn't   l*'t��i-j;��.,t TSicxii.  -.\\v,*." 5 .--*--J h^=^yX  - .^  NT  ���mite 11 y\SA.:A  MINARD'S LINIMENT for,Sale Everyfliere.  Visitor���And are yob the eldest?  I .a-.*�����-!��� ter of the Llou.se��� No;   I'm th��'  ���hli'si tint two.  \'-Si!o.-��� WI.'O are the other two? -.  * lir.u-iiitor of the  llous*e���h'aiher and  '.���.Mti.i'.*.- l-'un.  Mother Graves' Worm Kxtcnulnitor is  pleiu-anc to take; t-ure and oLtt-otua^ ir.  de.-tri.ying wouns,    * ' '      '  ���a ith be.se leeults.  Aiauy   have   tried  /Y--v if^S  Tlmt  Dcp-'iulE.  "What is the difference between a  shaij) man and a smooth rascal?"  "I-'reqtieulIy there Is no diR'-rence.  i'he term depends upon whether you  profit or lose by the operations of the  man in question."���Chicago PosL  Why. go linipinjj and winning anotr  your c.iirus, whtai a 25 cent bottle of Hollo way's-Corn 'Cure will i-oti.oye ; t-hem F  (jive"it* a trial aud you will not* 'regret*-it.  Couldn't sleep at night  v.rith tJie torture.  1  v> 1  X  ppl  - a*:B  I  -81  n  , ?:  ,   ��� r  Library ���(  ou..... ^11...�� 11 u. vuv-.-. In ���"'l. IJ*��  Dwiirht 1.. Moody, tho -Man and HI*  JT t*��a*i<*:i. Uullii8li-J.liiovoiki--.nd 1 oautifullr  lliu-m xlPfl; ��� rehash of old matter like lomi <��  tlie b ...lis oflVre ! .for sale. Prices iwa ��� down,  terms > .xtr.-*. lib ral. Proi-p^ctus of flrsi book5"*.,  ��� r   .. . 1   t       1_   *il ����� _ .~ _  \.     *- l~    i�� ������ ^t,i        m *���*���-��.-*.�����- ��������     r_<  Catholic Prayer %Zl%*?:^  iilurs, Hv l-.gious Pk-Iui-v-s e-tntnarv, and Church  Ori.nnie-is, Kducaiional W orkd.  .Mat orders re*  -.-.iveprojuptatu.niioii. n__j Sadlier & Go. .Moatreai  .Ixtst  Cnxislit a  Glliupj-*!.  I'apa���By the way, who is" the lady  Unit bowed to us as we left the car-  i i-iage?  Doroihy���The one with the black silk  ! **lv"jrt, tho rose petticoat, -plaid silk  'vaist. purple collarette w*ith silver  i-_asp. tan coat.'black hat with purple  trps and carryinjr. a silver trimmed  card case?  Papa���Yes.  Dorothy���1 don't know.  I just caught  i a glimpse of her.���Tit-Bits.'  A TuJe of Chivalry.  '<     Sir   Lancelot   on   his   mailed   steed  i-.i-Oile up lo the irreiit sate of the castle  and  bit  it a  n-soiindiug thwack  with  the biit of his sword.  "What. bo. witliiu there!" he shouted.  ���'What. bo. wiii.'jiit there!" came die  iinswrrini; cry  **1  want  to come in!" thundered th����  I.L-.i.ul.t.  ������Weil, .you  can't do It  now."  called-  ;;..- -am--* v.-ici'.    -We've just opened a  ;-;*. k 'jwi." - i >-.-; :*t>11 l-'n-e Press.  Her Surciism.  "What.branch of art does your friend  prefer?" asked the young woman.       .,  "1 don't know," answered Miss Cayenne, "but I should say he Is au im-  .prcs'sionistY   -     , ���   ,  .  -  "Has lie produced anything remarkable in that line?"  "Yes; the impression that-tie Is an  artist."���Washington Star.  Eczema,  or Salt, Rheum as it  It  ,'.often'  called,   is   one*, of  thc   most  ���''agonizing" of slcin diseases, nothing,  but torture during" the day and two*  : fold torture at night.   . -  .. "  But there's a remedy permanently  cures -the worst kind of Eczema���  ;.relieves.' the   itching,'  burning"   arid  smarting and 'soon leaves ,the skin  smooth and healthy.     .        I  'If is Burdock Blood Bitters-.  VitAiA Welch,    Greenbanlc,    Ont.,  tried it and here is what she says:  "B.B.B. cured mo of Eczema three ye&ra  a^o and. I jhavo had no return of it sincp.  t "was w bad that I could not sleep at night  i with it. '   ���    ���   ' .  ������'Dei'ng- told of B.B.B. I tried it, and two  The lJni*nrtIo*nat*lv"** Stn.  '"Girls are gettin-; awfully finicky."  ���'."Whin's the matter now?"  "That girl* refused me.'Y '���'"  "Did she give any t|efisoh?"  "She savs I made,a pun while I was ;       ��.,,_...B .-. .-.-.���. - _- ,  -  proposing to lier."--Detroit Free Press. , Settles made v. perfect and permanent cur-sj.  . ��� Sf  ir.   If,*,  .   fKl  ���. ��� n  1 -.. i  ��� 'ji'i  -ai  ��� - ^-S  . 'i  '%j, h  V***'  I f  . A **. 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I.,.  ~  .  . >, if ;  J;  '"-1.",'  ,  '..     ,< "li  .���>������-  .i t  Y  1 ;;*���--  ���f-liji  >'.'!���,'  ii:  -.I-.  A  \ <  (-  ; <*  ^'  i  \  (  c-  ���i  i  i  j  ���*"*';  (  "������'������-:'('  "���' .'/-.  -:��� 'i  "������- py.  ;j  '��� -;-i:  *,    v..,           ���  r.P'X  -���''������ '!*��  ':' t  '.   1  ��� A  &Li  rs?*if**.  ���."i5os�� ���-^c3Ki��^-M5:���s^!s_��^^H:����a" _*_u��r��i3!-��^*:*n:  ^-s^.r^s,^_Ms^ie*a3f32arsiE*a3assK  __������.    .^^___ui*ia.l.V,'-rr *^*>-^~ri^M*^Ma*��fa***^^ , ���.  :*^****r"*'y.*fri*^*"*"!^^  -'��� '  --,*���"_*���-.*,  till;    i-IUiili     xJiitXJJijt ��     i>Wg?l|H     "'F5|g-K    _fi  r|1  Published in the interest of the people  of Movie and East Kootenay.  F. JT. S.VTTFl  ����� CO.,    -    -    -     ruullalicrg.  BATES OF SUr.SCIUI'TIOX.  One Year. : .*;2.00.  JOSEPH Npri>EH8TAI>Tt Vva\t,  Lager beer sold , liy-the   Keg or  dozen  bottles-  Bottled Beer .  in Stock.  COCBT mo VIE.  Xo, 40G5.  SAW AND PLANING MILL,  Wholesale   and  Retail Butchers.  -j -V       ���        *        *���  SATURDAY,  MAltCH 3, 1900.  ,    .Kruger, by   telegraph,   to   Cronje,:  '���Never leave   your   Modeler   ti1!   vour  !��-.  .huir turn*** cr.iy.  Outside Orders Given .Strict Attention.  t* v.r'r*^aCT=***-*a**��_^v��jq^-g-���WT'-'B'H**'**^  n=i  . "Tt**'  !0  Tlie TiiL'cl�� Avails  is   being   intro  duced in society ciroldo.    It ia .a quiek-  str-p v-zitli an oeCvivsion.il reverse.  sx arsKVjii.tvaaMais��.^m-rr,%.~ar^-^e��-v&t  \% f i| rg h f    j  ^  rv_3 ?_f Q fci liP  viK. B?  rfl ^ _^  8 a 3 n a j  1    T  I =-(*J  Moyie   Miners'   Union  ���GSftT-O*, ���71-  Meetsin SrcGregor hall cvory Tuesday  oyening. Sojonruing iiiL-mbors arc,  cord hilly invited to atler.ij.  d. j. Ei-srEH,''       w. it. hockixg,1 Peniie  Pros. ,    P   Cor. Peo'y I Pr0ii!'  All Kinds of Bough and ;  Dressed Lumber, Sash,  Doors and Shingles. ..  shops at  The good BoGfd lh*ad plain ptuUluigs  ".into   lifldysmith   on   Cluistmns ,D.ty.  L.ist week   tlie  Bi-iti-jii'.at,  Winnipeg  ,   got a   uhtirico   to   reoiprocale,   which  they did by firing; egg;*i   at'a  pro Boer  - orator.  rgirm.- -**> ntt-ravca*****.au_atv.n8.-j  'Tlie next nation-.;: deinociatic convention oi the United Slateri will'be  held at Kansas City, July 4. '��� This was  the decision of tbe democratic national  committee wS ich iiiut at Washington  to fix* the time and place of holding  .the convention. .Milwaukee and Kan-  sad Cit3' were rival*) for the convention  and the,poor showing ol the former  when the vote was taken caused general surprise,  .  'Assayer and  Metallurgist. ���  CZIAK15BOOK,  V...O.  Port* Steele  ~,a- ��,*-!, Gardner  ���'UranDiOOiv moyio  YfC  mm itkd  ti.  R.  011'l  ANB1  GOSTIGAN.  Bid??.  B  . C.  ce:   Bank of Commerce  CR.  iOOK,  ������w*��r*s.-ii��*nrf -w..���*. w^  _. '*-"���:J��.'���.���"���"l^,l���^*,���  . i_i \i4M}*z\Lsx'MTi'-rin*-ij**.i*.'*��'*Tif%*^ixrr#xi  HIS   POST   OFFICE  MOYIE,    B.  C.  l'OJl  J'RICES  AYVLY.   Oil  Winn  G. R, MUIR, Mgj  M|iMg____  ttrui^usfaafas Piiimiib-T.mnmiw  FW tysrw W'v* "Vs- fv5 W'7^ ^���v*- -*CA"vv^ W^^v*-'W v^snr J*r2.jr7ys- ^yn^y. ij..-,.  The  only  liousc   in   East   Koolcuuy  lieatcd throughout with hctnir.  .;  '    ' , .MERCHANT TAILOR,  o ...        - .    ,- .,,.  1   ���u���-iiliji5_.\i-UUrdi  Repairing'Neatly and ^Promptly Executed. Special Attention Given  'to ATiiil Orders.  Suits  Made  to   Order.  LEWIS THOM.80F,    '  ���  ��    /j -.���     *. ��� -���> *  ^    Notakv Public, Accou>r-  ' tant,   Commission   /.xj.  IjfSlMvANCK' A gent.  loyie,  B. 0.  W. F. 'GUEBr  ��� BAKMSTJEK, SOLICITOK, ETC.  CRANBROOK,        r"      .      '       B. C.  DBUG   AND   STATIONERY STOU?..  Patent   medicine?,   toilet  articles, oflico stationery " ,  aiid school  supplies. ....  Lending Lirkar'v : If you want a bqok  ask for it and it will, be  procured  (yr  you without delay.  IT I'AVS TO nXAh XV2.TP  HOPE '& BEATTIE, :  a -Uiicmif*l;< itnd JUrufj-jist^,  MOVIB.  B. C , ,     ,        r  ���1>  is*  ii  HE  ^3^"  COSMOPOLITAN-  First cl.tKs hi  every  respect. ' Special  ratoa to bdarderu.    Good sample  rt.om ���  for commercial men.        ' ,   ,  European plan.   Open dny and ni.qhi.  r<m  --.���HAa*: M-s-ir-GXtAVrc. Vroji��.  '���^���^ ���x*^r***^v-,*^i>'"*-=:i��;  It is surprising tlis number of   men  ���   who are absolute failures in their  own  line of   business,,  but   iningine   they  know just how a nowspviper should   be  run.    Then again   there   is   the   man  ��� who pays  $2 a year for a  newspaper,  and labors under the delusion that  he  curries the burden of tho- entire   institution upon his shouldei-j..   The good  Lord, iu His.wise  discrimination,  has  created,all kinds or men in making up  ��ho human family,  but  no   man  has  .ever been able to figure out just  what   JVJovlp   IB. 0.  '-use such individuals were to the world  pr themselves.  ���^���Si*^*igi*^;*C*��i  .j��?:<s7.<��?>*.. '������S:-**-*-.***-  A. STAPHENSON;  o Architect,  Contractor .and  Builder.    Complete "plans  "    Furnished   and   Estimates  Given on all kiuds^of ^work  free of charge.  AT 0. H.MINER'S  D  IKIIW'0  i-T  !fl_s*J/���'rf*t-rfi' v47-ste & .'rbLxbt if.-z.  QKAHBROOK,  b. a  sfiL.\jycs^r..s/h A:? _^z-3*C*j-s*i*?_rf�� Ah z/h s/h^t^t X.-t fxj;  w_p.'imTwa*_r.!Vl'.**^f irn"iiiiiiBiiiiiiiwwmr*TTr"iri'" ��� 'liii^[finr~~r���''"*"J"*J*'''L'~"TiMi��iwiwiWiiiiiiHHii>iii imm .  THE , WM, HAMILTON MANUFACTURING CO,,  f - i. ���  ' .   .     ��� (LIMITED,)'      ' ��  m  If the fire which broke out in Reid,"  jCamppeli & Co's, store last Tuesday  evening had got beyond control, every  building in that block would havo been  doomed, as the people of'the town are  not in any way prepared for fighting  ft fire of any size/ The town needs  ,'ire protection, and the simple question as'to the part- of town in -which  ^.he opparatus for fighting fire is located should not be allowed to interfere  with the good movement. With a  few dozen buckets and three or four  _avaiUble ladders an average fire could  be handled with ea.se, and the distruct-  |ou of much property could be averted.  B"1J ION, BARBER SHQF  . '      ��,  -   - AND BATH ROOMS.  McYittie' & Hutchison.  , Pire and Life assurance. Min-'  Brokers, Land'Surveyers and  Conveyancers, arrd Notaries  Public:    ��     ��� *.- ���  I.ca\-e Ortlcra at  Iicndor   OiJIce, 3IOYIB.  PATRONIZE  WHITE-LABOR  By Sending Vour -.York To the  You  will find a  full line of ���  general   hardware,  including.  , Stoves, .Tinware,  Agateware,   Oils,  , ,      Paints, Glassware  A, Call Solicited.  TI>*SIIOP 1NCONNSCCION.  Bloyie, BJC.   ,  m  I  ft  PETERBOROUGH, ONT.;  n  v_>  r\  Ud  BREWERY.  j, A  T._E. 0OI.tJ.NS, Prop.  , MOYIE,-B. 0.  ���The stand which Cronje's army  made ou the Modder was a gallant  one. Cronje has ��� shown his ability  to fight off the British riflemen, and  it appears that General Roberts has  decided'to try a double course of shelling and hunger. It was one of the great  battles of the war, but at this distance  it teems that tho British generals have  clearly out maneuvered the Boers.  Apparently they are about to kill three  birds with one stone���rnmu-ly. the relief of Kimberley, the impending relief  of LudysmiUi, and the forcing of' the  Boers to fight a decisive engagement  under conditions highly favorable to  the British forces.  ���^T-^���f"T"T-"***r J*^'^i ���* VJt*'* i-**��^-j'  At Waterloo, Que,, a tuan of Norman linnLgi.", hitherto suppo-jed to be  ti loyal b'lhji.-i;'. iif ll.-r I\!o.**t Gracious  JMaj ���^ty, w.'i;' tecciitly .-v^pi'-cicii of  having th-voloped a more than war-  rantct! ailVjction for tiio i^neui's in*  tjmiet. A ii'-i';hbui h.ul noticed a large  photograph oi Ouin 1'aul otispiciously  liung in hi-- lioits.1-, with thi,*- legend  nll.-U'ln-d in gtvat lcitcrh:"Gwd gave  Kruger." This wab .'. little more than  Waterloo Britons could stand, and a  skirmishing p.irty of about twenty  ableboiiied men and youths entered  the houee of the delinquent and would  undoubtedly havo hm-tlled him very  severely had not the policco arrived in  time to rescue   him   from   the  crowd.  GO   TO CTHB  0  ��� r'  5^*s,f%    r^ii?tii"^  B B E * �� -ia ����� I e �� 5  S*        ���-_S 131a  :o:**oxT^sg*.  For your outfit.    The largest stock in  East Kootenay.  ,    REID [& CO.,  CRANnEtOOK,' B. C,  ���*___���_-_  K. K. & ISr. C's XIme Card  S.   S. -ALBERTA���Leaves  Nelson  for B-jnners' Ferry Tuesdays and   Saturdays sit 7 a. m., meeting stenmer In  t  ternalional from Kaslo at Pilot Bay".  lioturning Uaves Bon nerd Ferry   ut,  8 a.jsi. ^Vt'dues(I,���tys and Sundays.  ItOBT." IRVING, Manager.  C9U  iits  Banker KoutH A ltoblier.  ���J. K. Garrison, Cashier 'of the   bank  of .Thprnsvil'le, Olrio, had been   robbed  ���of hon-lt.h by a, si-rious' lung trouble  until ho triwd Dr. lvii'.g,s New Discovery . fc>r ; <:on*,u.n*ptiou:.' Then (he  Vv'rou-: "It i.**i.lhp Km.'ss medicine .I eVcr I  ti.sed fur a .s.-vot'i-j'-e'uld or a bud. ease of  lung trouble'. J always keep -a bottle  cr*, liii'iul."    Doul sufi.br   vvil'h   Cough;-,  .(���old**.-, or any. Tbr'oat-,' Client, or King-  i rouh!tV when yoti ,cyn bo cured so  c.uii.y.    Only   50o'   and   '$1.00.    Trial  Prices Given  and^ Orders  Taken on  Everything  in the Printing  Line-at tlie  Bt.ore.  free ill Hope  ct, Boattit*   "Drug  tm  3M  ��� &��ilx>^  mi.  L  PHILIP CONRAD, Pbop.     '  GOOD WORK. PRICES' REASOXA-BLE  MOYIE,    EAST KOOTENAY, B. C.  The above hotel is  ���   neatly   furnished.  Board $5.00 per week  Per day $1.00 and up.  The-bar is supplied ' with  the best'brands of Liquors and Cigars   q_rwi_w Ei-g-iu -ww  C  ^H  vC.  COMPANY.  (LIMITED.)  Wo carry complete lines of ���  Hen's Furnishings, Boots and  Shoes, Groceries  and Liquors. . .  Mail Orders Given Prompt  Attention,  Cranlji-oolc,   ���   Vort Stcclo    ���   Wardncr.  LAUHDBY.  Good   washingY No  chemicals   used.  Prices heap cheap.    Near Moyie hotel.  lJm&-JM'\DJMio'  (CITIZEN  01-''CANADA)  Wash,  Iron   and sDarn ^.Firet  Class.  Piecrs ehcaner than anybody. .,   .  jewelry:  r t 11  t  '���   '��� r        ���  e l t i.  Official -WalcH^Scp-siirer for  C. P. Ji  .  '- CKANlHtOOK,   B.  0.  BOOTS    AND    SHOES  Repaired and Made to Order.  St. A. SMITH,      Moyie,  ,_ o  'aEXT DOOR TO BLACKSMITH SHOP.  aut*t_oK__K��i_7)_M  IX       KEGS  ANTD  BOTTLES.  ���BIUEWEHS   OF��� ,'���.',  FINE LAOER   BEEE  AND POB.TEK ...  Orders Promptly- attended to.'  R. Re terer and Co., Props,  NELSON, B. G  FOK EJNE  i  (ADDRESS  b. a. Mcdonald,  CONTRACTOR and BUILDER.  Plans and   specifications  given   on   short   notice.  Union wages paid for skilleiPlabor.  ,    ' Moyie, B. 0,  c___cg��B��r.n-iJ- ijg_-ut---ui-"s J^jxj^^jojtot**^^ *��  CAHADIAM PACIFIC  RAILWAY  A.NL-' BOO���PACIFIC LfNE.  EAST and' WEST  To all points.    Gives   the  only  direct  service from the  KOOTENAY      COUNTRY  Through first class sleeper daily  to and fiom Kootenay Landing. Tourist cur's pass Medicine Ifat daily foi  .St. Paul, Fricbvys for Montreal and  Boston, Humbiy.** and .Wednesdays foi  Toronto.  DAILY    TRAIN.   ,  1CAST WEST  12:01 lve .... MOYIE We. 10 ;02  Connection tri-weckly at Maeleod  for Calgary and Edmonton, nnd daily  at Medicine Hat for all points Eust.  Connection daily at Kootenaj' Landing for all points, in West Kootenay,'  Slocan and Boundary districts, and  Tor Pacific coast and main line points  Via Revelstoke.  THROUGH TICKETS ISSUED and  1 BAGGAGE CHECKED^TO    :  ..- ; DESTINATION.  Cheap Rates to the Old Country.  Apply for .Rates, Maps, Time Cards, Tickets, an.-.  .   | Pull Information to Nearest Local  Agent, or  ,   1. M. Mansfield, Agent, Moyie.  W.F.ANDERSON, .   11. J.. CO VMS, '  T. P. A. Nelson.      A, G. I'.. A., Tancovcr  '$tik  NELSON.  zzsf  l^o. r*  Oo  ���M*44-��-�����**����-> ���>������* ++���* *  i     =? '  ��L*a  en r~*  ���  '   S52  HA  m  z  D  H  O  C  CO  YeueAtf  MAkS  paTbs^  ADDMS-  Georgetown Carr,   cataiocu��  CANADA.  1  CUT: OUT AND SEND TO. US.    NO. 30.  'Tdc  L,  &w  i/il  _16L*L!  AVkjiIciI, a  rnrtiii!!'.  To buy half intrc-t m brewery, oi .i  loan of-f 700 dolhtrf, on   good  intr-*-**--  Object,   to    increase     tho     brewi:)!-;  business.,        JOS. NIEDEKSTADT.  A.tiSATJEllii9  NELSON,  B. 0'  tograpny--Tr����!Hr'  Christmas is coming' Get  your pictures taken to send  home. , PREST,, the -photo-,  graphor. will visit, Moyie on  each Saturday. (Flashlight  pictures taken at  tho Moyie  or at your room or. house.  Leave your  orders   at on pa..  "No timo to delay.  Prest &?;;Pol,  Cranljroolt,  Photographers,  Moyio,     ITorl Socio.  MINEKAL   ACT    18!)G.  (voior v.)  Certificate or Imphovemenw.  NOTTGE.  Tho Mouclolc, JamOeon' Trade dollar, Lake  VICw, Ilultlmorc, Dude PrncUon, St. Jc>iw  Priiction,, General Bullor Fraction and Hell*  to-J'iiy l-'riictlon Mineral Claims, altiinto i:^  the Kort Steele Jihihig Division of ' En*-'  Kootenay District ; ���  ,,-Wliei'Olocated:���On tho East side oi Moyio  Lake.      '  Take notice that I, Jumos A..' narvcy, .agent  for. the St. Eugene Consolidated Mininft Com.-  paiiy Limited, Free��� Minor's . ccrlincato Ko-.  "B98U3," intend sixty days from tho date lioreoi  to apply to tho Mining Rocordor for a Cci'ti'l*  cntc of improvements for .tlio purpose of obtain*  ing'n, Crowu Grant of the above claim.  , And further-tako notice that action, under  section 37,' must ho commenced beforo tho jh-  stniiico of such Certificate of Improvements.  j, A'. HARVEY...  Dated jilts, 12th day of Fohruary, A. D. 1000.  SUBSOKIBE   FOR  THE LEADER  M-  Si  Sfl  YYf**dSJ**3"i  AA'A'sPSS*.  '>*>-*f,sAi*  .\, /V...-J..A,  -*    ,--*-v  .,Y.:-sf  l,- ^v-y-i**  > --UAW:1,  'A*km  \x:Mm  C ���,"'T-T"Jn-%*��,T\THI'Ki  fV,*;vi*wfe5pf  ___l_J______^w" -  ���*.^33&T~  km  wm  &  bt  #$&a&&&ft>z

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