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The Moyie Leader Mar 11, 1899

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 fl^^-t-^A^Ql/  r.  ]R  ij  ft.w  ti VOL. 1, N0748.  tftT.'s!   ~  __^^^  ^PZ1^?- ��"- MARCH II, 1899  l#*> /fl  fi**  VI-  ArTIIDEALlTOWNSITE For Business and  Pleasure; as a Residential Locality  Unequalled.  i   ii ��� , i ,,  Sil.imoilon Moyie Lake..Escollcul Ksi,.  ing.^lloaliiig, Biilhing  and  Shooling.  V-BACKED BY PAY- ROiLS_^  St. (Eugene, Lake Jiiore,  .Wines all within an. hour's jvajk.    .Good water  0 Supply.    .Exceptional drainage facilities. Has  the besfprnspects. ' '  Week's Shipment Was  a Carload a Day.  McMAHO  82 A YEAR  THE TOTAL AMOUNT, 142 TONS  Tlio SU-leliliiff Ig Kb-ji,,,,,,,-. to   GJvc   0ul  Which .ir:ik,;.s <)r��. Hauling  Vc-ry;oilHc;iiH.  MAMMOTH   RETAIL / EMPORIUM,  HARDWARE,  GROCERIES,  PRODUCE.  ALL  Kr.NDR  OF $  The Busiest and Most Talked of Town in  EAST KOOTENAY.  1 ' '���', ii  G.   CAMPBELL, Moyie City, ; B.C.      j  The  only   house1 in   East .Kootenav   "S  hea'ted throughout with hot air. "    ^  First class-in every respect. Special  rates <o boarder*. Good sample room  for commercial men.  . Seven'carloads, or 142 tons, constituted the ore shipments.from Moyie  for die week ending'March 11th. The  fit. Eugene led with six, carloads, 121  tons, and the Lake iShore added an-  other carload, 21 tons, to their list.  The sleighing is beginning to give out  which is rendering it very difficult for  getting ..out ore;;for;,'shipment. But  this will only havethe effect of hurrying up the building of the St. Eugene  tramway; so that ore can be brought  down fron the mine regardless of the  condition of the road or'weather. , '  THE  LAKE  SHOHE.  Work on tiie  Lake  Shore  mine  is  progressing    quite - favorably.'     The  tunnel is now in about   100 feet and  there is a   splendid   body   of   ore  in  sight.    Another tunnel about 100 fern  below the present workings 'will   soon  be started and drove in on   the   Ledge.  This   will  create   a "considerable  m  crease  in the working force.  I  J ��� DONE ���  |    TIM ROOFING A SPECIALTY.  -PROPRIETOKS   OF-  CLOTHING,  Gents' Furnishings,  BOOTS and SHOES.  STRICTLY FIRST CLASS IN ALL DEPARTMENTS. ���  Cor.Victoria st.   a-xxd Moyi��^.^.  LOCAL   NEWS.  MOYIE   CITY.  Chas. Kauffman was  in -Cranbrook  the first of the week. ���  .Dr. King of Cranbrook was in Moyie  for a lew hours last Monday   morning.  European plan.    Open day and night,  SMALL & JMUSGllAVE. Props.  ���Moyle's   First   Horn.  Mr. and Mrs.'D.'VI. Elrner can' nqjv  lay claim to being the parents of the  first child born in Movie.. A fat and  plump.nine pound, black haired girl  baby arrived aflheir home in the Luke  Shore addition last Monday, morning  about four o'clock. Mother and child  are.doing nicely.  J. P. Fan-all has had a handsome  new desk and wardrobe added 'to hi?  office on Main street. .  Dan ittcDougald departed for Greenwood, in the Boundary creek country,  'ast Tuesday morning.  Mrs. ,L. M. Mansfield has joined her  nusliand, who is the C. P R.- operator  at the foot of Moyie-lake.  ���',Scott MorrolI, of the Fort'. Steelq  Mercantile Co., Cr-mbrooky''spent  several days1 in Moyie this week.-  ������ W. P. Whitd,   of , ihe   St.   Eugene  JJrigrham Vouiis's Private Car.  Robert Kerr,   C. P. R.   traffic 'man-'  ager recently . informed   a  Winnipeg  Free Press reporter that the   company  ism possession of an interesting relic  in the shape of   what   was ' once   tlie  private  car ��� of'��Sriglinm   Young,   lhe  patron saint of every; devout-Mormon,  Those who remember   the  history  0f  Lhe celebrated founder of  Mormomsm  will'remember that, in addition to  his   Umi  zeal in prorogating the' tenets of his   i-.-if     -,,���-,.       ���    -  religion,   Brigham    was   actively  en' " K,mbci^  GENERAL  NEWS  NOTES.  i "  .    The C..P. R. is now a part owner in  the Creston townsite. ���  The Dominion Parliament will rrfe'et  for the'dispatch of business on Thursday, March IGth.  Work has been resumed on tue  Omineca   mineral  claim, two  and   a  CRANBROOK, -.'.   B.C. |  Melnl Quotations.  New York, March 8.���Bar 1 silver  5��4 cents. Lead, $4.30 @ $4,35. The  firm   that   fixes   the   selling  price for  mio-,.**  a  ���,,���,-(  ,,,���-������ lUfl  ^et|     l���<  and inch ;>- ��.i-D =.;���u�����   _,  ^      .       .   Pur a   "lie,  gaged in promoting imlustainl enterprises of every description, and anion-  these was'the Utah Northern railroad"  which,was built almost ontirelv by  members . of" the faithful. On " this  road Brigham Young was accustomed  to travel in state, in ..his private car-  After. Young's death this car-was used  miners  and   smelters  quotes   lead  at   -rain this morning  ami took in the sights of .Cranbrook.  , Wm. Whyte, manager of the western division of the C. P. ,R, stationed  at Winnipeg, was on the   west  bound  and    then   retired   from  ���H10 at the closi  V. DKSAULX1EK tf CO., Props                         - ���' /(  h  The House.ls sEquippeil   lu   First   Class  Stvlp /I  throughout.    Largo ,uid Commodious Dining A  Room.   Best  Brands  o�� Wines,   Uouors   and 1\  Cigar* can behind nt tho Bar.                                   " A  Headquarters for Commenclal and Mining  Men |  ;-: QUEEN  AtiiSllE.               ���                 _ /i\  St.  Patrick's Day.  On Eriday, March 17, there   will   be  a chicken shuot from the front  of the  Moyie  Hotel.    o Twenty-live   cents  a  ihot, six shots to a pool.    Tlie nearest. uvor]Ucr anff llnirs  the bull's eye gets the bird.    An inJir g ""  y��lU   nauie   l,lilced  .:;n.or-m ,e -���.e��� ,rom s::'% z xm-sr,p ro"��'u,e Mo-  at the Moyie Hotel in th'e  evening   to       n ���  ������' r"'    "       "��� " '     ^"or Simpson    of   the  Cranbrook  ��� Mr. Neiderstadt is making some  alterations in his brewery ilml in-  tends to bo better prepared than ever  for turning out beer.  Drop into the Leader office some  time between now and next Tuesday  evening and have  your   name   placed  active service, until   the   Columbia ct   ,'      v      ���  -  Western railroad, also   narrow  gUage !        Aovcmb"  was being   built   between   Trail   and  Rossi and.     The  contractors  for   this  road needed a   private   car,   and   obtained one from   the Utah  Northern  Co., which, when it u'rrivt-d, was found  to   be   the   identical   one   in   which  ^oungand a   Jew   of  his wives   were  wont to take pleaseure jaunts. j  A Chinaman tried.to.'post  a   letter  m a fire alarm box in Vancouver one  morning last week-, and as a   result  of  :hi�� efforts turned out the-fire department, . .'   . '    ���  An    investigation,  ordered   by    the"  Provincial   authorities; is being" made  oi ll',e  AinswortJj   disaster, which   occurred on   the  night of   the 29th   of  A prominent railroad man has informed the' Prospector that construction will commence on the railway to  Eort Steele inside of 60 days.  which all are invited.    The   more   the  merrier.    Come one, come all.    Don't  'wait     for    further     invitation,     for  j "Nothing's too good for the Irish."  CAMPBELL & CLARK.  CRANBROOK    ITEMS,  (Ci-aiibrook Herald, March 2nd.)  M. Mclnucs has   moved   his   family  horn Fort, Steele to Cranbrook.  James   Ryan,   of   ^fho    Cranbrook  Herald, accompanied by Mrs. Simp  son,- passed through Moyie on Thurs  day morning's train enroiitcto Nelson  They Will return about Monday.    '  A gravel train is now at work between Moyie and the foot of the lake  distributing gravel along tlie line for  ballast. A large gang of men is foi-  lowing up in (1je re.lr paUiag U)e  ballast in place.'  A teanisic'r n'amed Hendricks -vhile  This botei;is;nov7 open (o;; the public, and is well fIlrn.  .i^bediln-oughouty None but (behest brands of wines,  liquors-hid cigars kept in stocks       :;  '��� / ' '. ;''   ,'���  WXliST CLASS ACCOMMOD    TlOXB.  MOYlE CITY, B. C  I  I G.  CAMPBELL,   A. T. CLAJiJC  \ ^v^% and well burnished 'i*he  Market affords. The Bar is Filled with  the Best [Brands of Liquors and Cigars  i>  ?  ?  ?  hotel, has been on���the sink  list but  is   clrivinS "1^ H'e grade between the   lake  feeling.better.    . - ant]   th'e     railroad     track    Thursday  It. E. Dcattie says  that   he  has  ou   mor'"fnS "ccideritly   let his  Jo'ot drop  Hid road   tho  largest stock  of  drura   bc-Wchrl lUe ftfn'hors of the sleigh.    It  overwrought into East Xootonav      ��    3tnick ll stlI";,p   ��'-i"g   U   a painful  W. T.Jteid returned  Monday'even-  7��!c i."o nn'. d01-��"  f'' ^"^  mg from Portage La Prairie where heL! ^ 'nj,,r��d   montber  for  basbecn for the   past   three   months-'! ^eral da^  with his family. ,  ;   C. A. Miner, of' BuflUlo/ N.   X.�� arrived Monday night and   will   take  position ���' in-  his   brother's    hardware'  store as bookkeeper and clerk./  Mr.. .WilliauiSj partner of W. T_  Kaake of the Commercial hotel, .arrived from Trail the first of the week  for a few days visit in Cran brook.  George Taylor, while unloading  baled hay at Sherlock & Bremner's  one day this week, slipped and fell  onto the ground, injuring his hand so  that lie. was laid up for several days..  Arrangements have   been   inade' b'v   Repairing Neatly and' Promptlv   E^-  i    to   enlarge    tlief ecu ted.    Spech'tl Allen tJoii Ctifeh'  to; Mail O'rders;  ."��royie'.�� Hoard of Trade.  The  organizing of  the Moyie board  of Trade has been deferred until   next  Tuesday   evening.     At   the   meeting  held last Tuesday evening the   matter  was thoroughly discussed, and   it   was  decided to have the   new  organization  governed by the same rules, as near as  possible,- as   those  which  govern   the  Cranbrook and Fort. Steele boards.    It  mis decided/to  elect   the officers and  the executive committee  for a term of  three months only to begin   with, and  the membership fee for that ti,--e   was  placed at 50  cento.    F. j. Smyth  was  appointed lo receive subscriptions and  take' the nsmea uf the members  to   be  presented at the   meeting  next Tuesday evening:    The next   meeting  will  be an important one, and every person  who has an interest in the town should '  be present and cast a vote for the per- !  son   or  persous ��� whom    he considers  most capable of  handling.-tlie-affairs  of.the town for the next three mouths..  Over 100 men who   were   employed  | on tlie construction   of the Kootenay  Valley mil way went   out  on  a  strike  lasUveek.    The men were working for  $1.75 a .day and tho struck for $2.25.  -Ledge: There is a great demand in  New Denver for last summer's straw  hats. , If enough caii be collected a  charity feed will be given to the half  starved pack animals that are per-  mitted to run loese over the townsite,  contrary to Jaw and decency.  An Italian in Creston resorted to  I original methods in committing suicide  last week. He forced a large pair of  shears into his stomach by pushing  the handles against a tree, the points  being p'laced to his bare skin. After  inflicting about a score of wounds in  this maimer he attained his ends.  Pope Leo lia��  year Of his age.  L'-'t foi- M^r Old   Hiinfc.  Mrs. J. M. McMahon, with her two  children'; Erheit alid. Delphine, departed last Tuesday   morning   for her  entered the nietieth  Of the trinity of Europe's grand old men who were alive  this time List year two of the three,"  Gladstone aud Prince Bismarck,' have1  passed away, leaving the venerable  pontiff (he sole survivor, and the oldest living man in the world iii official  life. ������"���....�����������  The editor of the Nelson Tribune"  says that he has been iho" sole spectator at a prize   fight, an   umpire  at, a  \t/.  \i>  W.  \i;  \i/  vo  ��>'  dr,.., , r       . .  tt?   the   Messrs.   L'eitch  '���/    I   J-'i  i- -  iu j building occupied  C  MERCHANT TAILOR,  GRANBROOk.  ok home in Grand Forks, North Da-! baseball vame, a ��� starter at a- horse  kola. She was accompanied on her race,, a lookout at a-fitro game a  journey as far as Bonners Ferrf by judge at.a liose rbel race, has presided  her brother,, C; J. Rose; Mr, Mc- j at a meeting of a city council! and' is  Mahon was a resident -of ..Movie for] now called' onto referee over' a/'W  about a year a.id.in ��� tliat tihie made a I pltii! diepitte where evidence^ must   be'  to   enlarge    the  H E.. JJea'itie  host of irfeiicls who regret Iter leavids  iihd trust.that  she   will  again  return  KWWV^QW.  11 an'cf W: T. Re^if;   Th'e' b'u'i'rdn'yi* will be !  A   eitend6d in. IM re'a'r' Ib'RticM feet and I  a i&oM'Slb'ff Mb  tit: -tteiini,  mo'fe iiW pb&ofe Mi   ^n'ic'i  Hlli   I (.1.1  �� ;. 'jivn nnn nior  f fifrr. iitiiitihi be  will  1 ^rve; ^in' AVore m^M'Mcidic: Ik '  # MMe td   Orfe  and iniike lief home iii tlie city by the  laiie.  THE  iAKi  Barber sit6i  taken  under  law courts.  th'e'' rules   that  govern  Kaslo Kbotehaian:    The  Nelson ���#  Beiilinstoiil te'nnuiitls  have   been   located at Kiiskonooir, and   CoiHractor'  j Carlson lias ii large   force  of   nieii   at  i vi'b'rk on iUerii.    Tiiis w'ill be liicniaaed  to iltifj riieii as scdii as tli^y cilii be ob'-  I .li'ii1'.        i    .. i    J ��� ... i       *.    .  la'.^e l/is: sale's rcoinV  . ��� ��� ^P        ctorc; tinir i    ���. ,        : _%  .���  :'  khlo  iA'fg'rcatJy   en-j ��'&&&&$S&^l^S^&&4:"i  ttiiiied; tiiii.1  ro.ul cciiipleieil  1-NeMfilbbr tb\th~ Sl^'fii! I.M'isi! office lias's   crosoiiu*.   a  TSr. A, ilAliUI/i'ON.. L'ioi''.  [ three   iniies,  months.'  t  is   lidjiei!   ip  have .life  I'd .Llie   Crow's  JSest  distance   of  about  .within   the   ue.vt   t<vd u.  KUVfi.  Capita  ren  Otra  on  crii  the se^  year $  more t  respon  year,  consoli"  057.00  for rhi  ,  JJS1 in-  totftl  :  ��� period  ��� nne fo-  and  f(  Tlie 01  mouth  '3,02.00  iod of  was e>  solidut  ngain-s  Tlie   1  those (  fornici  $1,-150  shows  in ou til "  two-ct*  bt'cn i  the so'.  ' The  accom  provc't  adviiU' ,  , seven   ,  was  u  Engl a  $-J33,C     '  Lou  letter  openii  has bi  respor  ofiiee,  .y.ette  promi,  dially  but bi  cletirl;  large  Lor  to the  and s:  sum a-  The  Hemic  :i capi  ,  '' ,M. P.  cites ���  Westt:  shares ���  havo  whior  ient t'  noxiov  from  T  Was  no joi  jfioitiiii;  Amor  meet i,  lUihjec)   .  bound  there  the    i   ,,  bonnel  and   f  casset  clusio  rlie   c  - joint,  , of.del  taken  ive.  ro wh1  reach'  I  Ne-  'Us.hei'  shot i  and 1  home,  was I  us ac  the p  Hash-  fully  was t  to tin  The 1  head  hind  and  iii-rcs  'pistol.  '.-'���. vi''  ���  stean'  from  Feeli  the  brew  in bl;  on tl  oa tee  nre c  Tl:.  .   Of       C'������  chuiv  Assi  He  Parn  lived  got  then  > Ifoea  Ai'OPl.EXV Till: CAL'SE-O.VLV  TL'IIFE HOUJ.S.  ILL  Official A'crr*! Despatched by the  Premier��� The Sniion in Mourning.  A Toaciiiu- Tribute. '  Paris,   Fob.   17.���M.    Felix   F.-iun-  president   ol'   tin- re-public of  France  died at 10 o'clock   Ja<t night   after   an  illness ul" three hours.    Death was from  apoplexy.     The pre-.-idenr was ,">}- years  ul'age last January.   Ii had lie'n known  for siuui> linn- rJi.it his Jiearr was weak;  , Imr tJ)<? first  intimation    tliat   iio  was  sick was  give;s   at   Jialf-pa'-t six  this  ::frernooii   wJien   a "message   was   dis-  lurehe'd to Premier M. Diiptiy.announc-  liig rliac   the   president.   wn<   ill.    M.  . Dnpuy   immedia'leJy   repaired  'to   the  Flysee.     Ail    medical   efforts    proved  luiilc, and   iJie   president died   on   tlie  stroke of in.     The 'flag over tlie Elyseo  iv:h immediately lowered lu  half-mast  and rhe news was dispatched  to all the  officials and the   member?- of   iho call.  met.     General Ziirlindon.uiiliturv gov-  A ,\��nv Class of .Issesiment.  Toronto. Feh. J 7.���A   large   elepura-  tion waiied on   ihe cabinet   this afternoon,   represent in jr   several   cities, including Toronto,   asking than   the law  bo changed so that-  substruction   poles,  ! wires, rails, tracks, and orlie-r property  j of tia- streer railway, telegraph.electric  , ligh.r. and power,water, gas, telegraph,  i ami oilier such companies, be classed as  I real eslate.and rhe basis of value Thereof should he the same as any real estate  owned by a private owner.  They urged  that all   rhe classes of companies mentioned should be subjected to an assessment, the same  as   ihe personal property of private individuals.    Tlie elepu-  tariou asked  for an assessment of   lhe  street   railway    cars   as.  personality.  Premier  Hardy,    in reply,   said   there  was  a diversity of   opinion, aud   that  there weroalways two sides to  a .:,-��se.  Ho rhonght there might. Ie  legislation  introduced at iliis  session of  the legislature which would change   the old, assessment laws .somewhat.  oooftf}e9eoeooaeoeo9fi9ee��oco  **  �� i  ��  *  Hy Beiitru-e Mnrenn  ��oess9eoD��e0(i0��oe����i������ea��s  ve   laii-  "Coiue.vu disconsolate where/r��  guish.  Come, at God's r.ltar fcrvenrly    kneel;  Hero bring   your    wounded    heart?, herd  rell your nngui-h,       ' (  KartJi has no .sorrow that heaven  nor heal.  can  ci'tioi' of Paris, the grand chancellor of  rhe Legion of Honor, the prefect of th-'  Seine, the prefect of the polke of Paris,  and the presidents of the senate and  chamber of deputies promptly arrived  i.t the Ivlysee. '  The report   spread   rapidly   through  the city,  and   largo   crowds   soon   assembled iu  lhe vicinity of   the-palace.  A hour   C o'clock, M.   Fauro, who' was  then iu   his  study, went to the door of  rJic room of ML. LfGaU. his private sec-  . rotary,   which   is     contiguous-    to   the  study,  and said:   "I do not   feel well.  Come tome."    M. LeGalJ immodiafeJy  v.-oiit tu the.  president's aid, led him'to  ���a sofa,  and  called   General   tfuilloud,  general    secrelacy  of   ihe.  president's  household; AI. Hiondel.   undei'   private  secretary, and   Dr. Humberf. who' hap-  , peneit to be  an   rlie JL'Jyseo  attending :i  relative     The     president's     condition  did    not    appear   dangerous; ,bnc    Dr.  Humbert, on perceiving  that  he   was  rapidly   getting   worse, telephoned, for'  I Jr.   Laiine-Longae, and  Dr. OJionrlet,  who arrived with M. Dnpuy, and.were  joined later ny Mr. Bergeroy.    Though  - M. Fa nre siill   retained   consciousness,  the  doctors soon Recognized   that  th'e  ease was hopeless: hut it was not; until  nearly   8 o'clock   that, the-  members of  tin- family were   informed of   the   real  pute ui' affairs.    Tliej- then cause to the  s-ofa, win re  the   president   lay upon  a  hastily improvised ( bed..    Soon after he  began    lo   loose   consciousness, aud despite all efforts, expired at JO o'clock in  the   presence  of   the   family and   M.  Dnpuy.'   AI. Dupuy'communicated,  rhe  sad    intelligence    to   M. Lonbefc, president, of the senate; M. Paul TJesobunel,  president; of   tiie- chamber  of   deputies',  rhe members  of    the   cabinet,  and   to  other high functionaries,after wln'ohdie  A Promising Season. J  Toronto, Feb'. 17.���A special cable  says: "The' Canadian govern -iciir-  having intimated iis willingness fo receive more of tho Doukhoborsand settle  ihem in rhe wesr, the committee is preparing to dispatch, another* contingent  of aboiit .'iLthous;ind.. Theso are now  settled in Cyprus', hut the climate has  proved unsuitable and in any event, they  desired ro avoid dispersion into various  quarters of lhe world.  The Hamburg-American line intends to put on seven ships to ply be-  fwec-n Hamburg and Halifax between  April and June, carrying immigrants,  mainly Galicians and Hungarians.   ' ,  The, high'commissiner for Canada   is  now receiving from 100  to   JnO letters  daily enqnirim; as to the'conditions, ob  mining in Canada and its suitability as  a field for emi;-rat ion.  "Joy of the, Upsulale, l.igbt of rhe-   sirav-  iri|-',  Hone, when nil others tlie, Jadele-s and  imre,  Here   speaks   the    Comforter,    in God's  usi me'saying���  ,   'Earth has no sorrow that heaven    cannon.cure.  "(Jo ask the infidel  us, '  WJiac charm   for achiu  ijjveul,  Sweet as   that   heavenly  sings us���  Kurcli lias iiro sorrow that   Cod  . henl."  what, boon he brings  Hearts he   can  promise   Hope  cannot  .llnntrenl Slock Exchange.  .Montreal. Ji'tib.. 17.���It  is no wonder  that  a sent in   the  IM on treat stock exchange is worth ��10,000.    During   the  last, month   the number of shares  sold  amounted to the largo total of   -1M.01S  (���composed of ;ifl��.-HHi miscellaneous,-17,-  -Hi'i   of   street   railways and   J.OSt! of  banks; and'  ��-10,000  worth of   bonds.  The  most,  active   stock was    rhe   War  Fugle, of which .'Ho.floO shares clianged  bauds and,variations in price were also  notable, from   S-JOfS    to   S3-J9.50.    The  next  most active   stock  Avas   Toronro  Street,   Railwav, with   ;-l,'j,791   shares,  and hero again the advance was a   substantial   S}\{  points.    The other  stock  most active were eras."Canadian Pacific,  Dominion   cotton,    Richelieu  and   ^Montreal   Srreet  railway,  stocks were comparatively (juiet.  Eleerrie  Bank  Ontario A. 0. U. ^V.  Toronto, Feb. 17.���The A-, O. U. W.  ("/rand lodge of Ontario this afternoon  decided that agents of Ihe old line insurance companies may srill hold positions in tIm grand lodge. Certificates  for *'.',. 000  "1 have, the   sad   task  n> announce to  yon,  in   the   death  of   the   president,  which occurred at  10 o'clock lasl evening,  as   rhe   result   of   an    apoplectic  stroke    Kindly     take   the    necessary  measures    to   inform     rhe   population  immediately,of the  mourning than has  fallen upon the republic    Tlio government . .nuns upon your active vigilance  .ir this painful juncture "    It was   not  until 11 o'clock that, tlie news began to  become known' to the- general public in  Paris.    From that   rime began  a continuous arrival of public  men.    Street  ��� order-., however, Avere  issued', and only  members of   the cabinet were admitted  to the ISiyseo.  A   TOUCHING SCENE.  The president \v:is  apparently aware  of the seriousness of the   attack., for he  said:  ''1    feel   1113 s^lf   failing;    I   am  ���iO!i-\   .".11 ^one." and   Jie  expressed   a  desire ro   see-   his wife   and   children.  When Madame Enure and Mademoiselle  ljiicii- Faure entered the room rhe president exclaimed:    '.'Jo  snis  bien  souf-  fifint.       Je      -mis    perdu,"     ("I   am  suffering   greatly;   I  am   lost.")     M.  Faure  remained   on  a sofa, repeating  that he had no  illusions as to the issue  of his case.     His wife came to him and  hp   bade hpr   an affectionate farewell.  It was a touching scene.     He   thanked  her for the uffeclioii   and   devotion she  had constantly shown him, and then lie  bade farewell to his daughters, tho .doctors find his personal attendants, thanJe-  liis; all for tlieir care and devotion, and  :i.-l:ing them to pardon any hasty words  lie might have uttered.  ... - ...��� .,..i,.,.,i.i-,.iiu;, w in(;ji,/iei 'ci ���j.i.u'.." are not ro  lie issued  , Mem- J  addressed rhe  following dispatch to all I ders attaining the age of  seventy years  prefects   and   sub-prefects   iu France: J are not   to   b-e'exempt   from1 the   payments of assessments!    The otlicers of  local lodges  are requested 10 file bonds  with the  grand recorder.    The  sum of  ���^10,000 was   voted   to   bo set apart for  keeping   up   the organizing  staff  aud  ?s?.O00 for meeting the expenses of district deputies.     Xh  grand  organizer is  lo be appointed tin's year,but lhe grand  master workman is to issue full control  of   the organization   department.    The  bonds of grand recorder, M. D. Carder,  were fixed at, 820.000.  To J or intense, satisfaction lie does  nor, interrupt her. even by a dissenting  frown or ..'esture. but, lies lookine: at her  with wide onen. . interested eyes, That  have grown moist lroiiv emotion as ihe  song   nears completion.  , "Earth has no sorrow that God cannot,  heal, ' he repeat the words softly to himself as tJiough the'.r meaning is a new  revelation to his mind. Then in a.louder  voice-'addressing the nurse, "Ho you believe this, Mrs. Kvans?���-Jilarth "has no  sorrow that God cannot cure.' "  ���'Most certainly, i believe it," she  answers firmly'. "Aye better than'belief,  I know it; to be true." Sho bends her  face nearer to his, as sne speaks iu her  intensity- of feeling. . ..,  ���'Does lle-jahvays do this?" ami  something like   11   sneer   curls his   chin lips.  "Docs Ho always bind up broken hearts,  and shed   light,   for   the   straying,   and  brint- joy to the desolate? Ah!'"   bitterly,  "let the   host   of   hopeless   and sorrow-  laden ones, in this   inerciless   world    of  ours bear nie witness that He does not."  ���   .'-But won't you try this source of comfort," she pleads, her   soft    brown   oyba  tilling with"tears as   she   speaks.    "Vou  havo tried   everytiiing'  upon   earth and  have hod found peaee; will   yon    not, as  a last resort, try this?    You "can   lie   no  worse oif if this too fails."  ,    "Vou   think    that    lam   dying; your  lins have not told inn so, but your actions  and pitying eyes have," ho  says,   apparent! v ignoring her question.  ,    Siie drops her gaze   into   her lap.   mid  .answers evasively:���  -'1 think that we , should all endeavor  to he prepared to meet death at all times,  for we know not. the hour when we shall  hear the rustle of the descending death-  angel's wings."   '  .   Then silenco reigns in the room,  broken only by   tho labored breaching 01   the .j  dying man who   lies with Jiis   eyes fued  upon his thiii, almost   transparent hand,  which rests on tho3silken counterpane of j  it," lie says. TJw clasp ilies back. He  rcaclies and take= the wallet, in iiis thin.  white hand, takes two keys from it, and  hands lier the largn one.  "Tnke this key." he says, "and unlock  my escritoire," pointing towards it as  he speaks. -'You will sen there a long,  slender inlaid box;  bring ir. to me."  In a momant she has jil.-if-eii the box  f -=idu him on rhe Ix-cb Hn hands her the  t:ny key, and says,., briefly, "Unlock  iv'' With a Jiand trembling with ci-oiie-  ineut", the niiri-H turns rho key in the  lock and the lid springs open. ���  U11 dyin*�� man almost sits tip in bod  ar. this, and draws from the box a lane  ioldcd paper. ,  "Take' this," he says, handing it ro  lier./'put It into the grate, and burn ir.  hero before my eyes." Had'he been less-  excited, Jin must have uoteu how white  the nurse has grown.  Silently she walks to the chimney  place, puts tho paper within tho bars of  tlie hiirh polished grate and stooping  applies a lighted match.  Tho tiny flame catches the folded  parchment, and increases, in volume as  ic writhes and laps about it. In. the  bright light she sees in large letters, j  upon tlie paper's unscorched side "Tho  .���Last. Will and Testament of Horace. Le.n-  nard."  She stands with clasped hands, and  silently watches the parchment, until it  falls into tho ash pan below, a mass of  quivering,'feathery cinders.  ."Thank God ."5   The words come floating ,lo her ears from rhe   direction of the  sick man's bed.' She jroes back to his side.  "Lock and replace tho box, and   bring  paper anil, pencil," is- all he says.  She has brought tho desired articles.  "Write a message as 1 shali nictate," ho  says briefly;���  "To Kaphael St. Clair, M.D., San  Francisco: Coino to Deepdalo ' by first  train. Bring Lawyer Gilbert and General  Dale with you.  (Si/neti) "Horace Lonnard.''  How the heart of th�� nurse swells and  1 throb.s   with   gratitude   to   God, as  she  writes that dictated message.'  "(.Jail the footman, and send this   im ���  mediately   to    rho' telegraph ' onice," he  says, and Jays back panting and exliaust-  ed upon his,pillow-.  When she comes back from her errand,  she gives him wine, and stands chafing  his pale cold bunds Over tlie face of the  dying man-has come a leiok of glorious  Jieavenly peaee, purifying it, and clearing  it of all harassing cares and doubes, like  one 'who has finished the battle of' life,  and hoars the welcoming songs nf angels  as ho nears the "beautiful gatos ajnr."  and    leaves him  the sick man   warmly,  alone with his valet."  The silvery tone* of the eiearant clock  in the sick man's room, as it smites ten  tho next morninjy, is -.till vibrating upon  the air, when tho door gently onens and  General Dale, Jtlv. Gilbert .-imf Kaplinel  St. Clair enter tho room, and group  themselves around Captain I* mmini's  sick, bed.  Old General Dale is mncii moved, and  after greeting hi-: old favorite with a  voire which chokes with huskines��,  turns and walks to the window, wiiore  he stands with his back to the others a  few moments, vigorously polishing his  oyc-ptlasscs upon his silk pocket handkerchief.  "I havo sent for yon. gentlemen,"  says the invalid, in a stronger voice than  ho had used on tho evening previous  "to undo as far as lies in mv power a  terrible wrong I have done. To'do this I  must go back to my first meeting with  my late wife, who w:i< then Isabel St  CJair."    He   pause* for breath, ami   lies  L-NITUJ) STATES   Jb'OKCEK   ATTirr  AM) CAKIIY CALOOCAS.  Advance of  tlio American   Troops-k  Hie Slope  Was a UrilJiaut  Piece of Work.  1  CHAPTER XXIII.���A TERRIBLE  CONFESS 1 OX.  Freff From Smallpox.  Montreal, Feb. J 7.���-Montreal people  congratulate   themselves  on   lhe   fact  that, rliongh there are seventeen cases of  smallpox in Ontario not  one has developed in Montreal.    There was one. case  reported  on  St.. Patrick   street, AvJiich  the   2','ovinckil    hoard of,  health   pronounced to be smallpox, but which Dr.  Embargo,   rhe city   health officer, posi-'  lively declared was not:    At any  rate  the pniient i.s better, rhe house lias been  fumigated and no new   cases  have appeared,     fn   the  province 1 of   Quebec  there are only fourcuses and all located  at St. Telespheire county.       ���.   ���  M. Cauibiou. FrencJi ,'iinb.iss,'idor,had  ahc.idy retired for the nigljf. when the  news was broken to him. He expressed  ihe greatest, surprise- :au\ sorrow.  Wry painful   ir was   to witness   tiie  distress   of    Madame    Fauiv   and   the  children.    Only wJien with the greatest...  ���difliculry could she be induced to leave j  the death .chamber, and'even   then   shej  insisted ou remaining   iu M. LeGalle'sj  room,'apart from the children, iu .order  to j.o've free vent,to her grief.  ','��� Mademoiselle Lucie  Faure, Madame  Ilerge,   the   othor   daughter,    and   M.  j-5erge   are   in    the   secretary-general's  bureau.  Injured by an Explosion.  Halifax, Feb. 17.���A dynamite explosion occurred on Young avenue yesterday and frightfully injured three  workmen, SV. Swan, Michael Mnldoney  and Wm. Iriiioy. The cap had been  lefr on a charge of dynamite by Swan  011 Monday, who neglected to remove it  when the men quit work owing to bad  weather. While scraping ihe suow off  the rock Swan's shovel .struck the cap  r-an.-ing an explosion. The three men  were blown some distance and rerribly  injured. Swan's eyesight is destroyed  and the other two men are probably  fatally injured.  Fifty DoukJiobor children are being  taught English in All Peoples Mission.  Winnipeg.  .Nicaragua Kill Defeated.  Washington, Feb. 17.���The house today set fled the fate of the Nicaragua  canal bill in this congress by .refusing  to override the decision of the chair iu  committee of tho whole when the chair  held that- the.canal'hill offered as an  amendment was out of, order. The  friends of the Nicaragua Canal bill  were very confident yesterday an el today that, they Avould triumph, but after  four hours of debate the chair was sustained 1'2-7 do 10;!.  The. Cators Laid to itcst.  Howrnanyille, Fob. 17.���The funeral  of the late W. (Juror, his wife and two  children, who perished in the snowslide  disaster at Roger's Pass on the Canadian Pacific, took place yesterday. The  funeral was very large. Rev. \V H.  Turnbnll, Presbyterian pastor, officiated.  The Property Owners' association, of  Winnipeg, favor a reduction of interest  ,on overdue raxes and   the abolition  of  .vassing in .municipal contests.  (.'ovcrhnient   Appoinitneitl.s.  Ottawa, Feb. 17.���-George' Pratt, of  Montreal, is appointed trade instructor  for the St. Vincent de Paul penitentiary. ,  Major Gordeau lias been appointed to  look after the fishery exhibit for the  Paris exhibition; Dr. Dawson, for the  mineral exhibit; Prof. Robertson, for  foods and.products; Prof. Saunders, for  field and orchards:.and Mr. Diipius,  the sec-otary of the board, will have to  look after the selection of the woods of  the Dominion.  his bed  TJie rays of the setting sun fade out  of the sick room, and the twilight shadows gather. The sick man's eyes have  closed in sleep, the room grows darker,  and she hears Jiim murmur in his uneasy  sleep. ' v  "Oh, my wife: would to God that you  had been a lowly   child of poverty;  then  this great wrong, this   weak   yielding to  the voice of the tempter would havo been  averted.",   Something   like a dry sob escapes hhn��� and by   and   by the watchful  nurse hears him repeat, brokenly, "Earth  hai no sorrow���that God cannot���heal."  The housekeeper creeps noiselessly into  the room to take tho nurse's place while  sho goes down   to   dinner.    Mrs.    .Evans  goes to the    table   and    lights the lamp.  Tho sick man awakes and his eyes follow  her figure,    with    its   grace   of   ourllno  (which cannot lie hid by the   course serge  gown, as she leaves tho room.  "Who can she be?" he says softly to  himself. Then in a louder voice, addressing the housekeeper, who, good soul, is  regarding him, with .pitying eyes:  "Hicks, have you thought whom the  nurse is like?"  "She is just like han hangei, sir," she  replies, enthusiastically.  Ho smiled a sad, little smile, and  closes his eyes wearily and ��ays no more.  This night Mrs. Evans stays by tho  sick man's bed until long after her usual  hour of retiring. He rests so much better  when she is with him, that she cannot  find it in her heart to loavo him.  No reference is made to the conversation they had before dinner,, but ju.ifc  as tho hour of midnight rings clear and  distinct through the silent , house, the  heart of the nur>e gives a joyful bound,  as these low-words, murmurecl to himself, by the lips of tiie, dying man, fall-  upon her ear.  ','Oii, stubborn, stubborn heart, cease  your strife. Can you not realize that  this Is your only hope for   peace?"  The gruy dawn is breaking before  she leaves his bedside, and creeps away  wearily to her own little room, to catch  a few hours of much .needed rest.  llefore the forenoon is half spent ��dio  stands by Jiis side .again, lier own face  pale and. anxious, and tries to smile  clieerfully,, 11s she inquires 'how ho has  rested. '   '  There is a gentle, subdued look in the  depths of the hollow eyes : that look up  at lier, which she has never seen there  before, as he answers:���  ."Better, far better. I have just awoke j  from tho most refreshing, the . sweutesfc.  sleep that I have had since my illness,"  then suddenly, and with kindling animation, ".Mrs. Evans, are the doors to  my room locked?"-  "Xo," she answers, wonderingly.wifch  a vague fear at her heart that ho was  growing delirious. ���      .  . "Then lock them quickly,'' he commands, in a stronger voice than she has  heard him use since his illness:���  "Lock thena! do you ' hear? Lock  thorn I" he repeats,' impatiently; as sho  looks at him in astonishment.,, "I havo  something which I wish you to do for  mo before Dr. Hamilton comes, and I  want you to lock tho doors so that you  may not bo interrupted."  Mechanically,, she obeys him, and  wlion sho stands again beside his bed, he  says:���  "Thank you. Xow put your hand beneath my pillow, and take out ��bu leather Wallet that you Will find there."  Silently she doea as she Is^bid.  'J Unclasp  "A low tap on the door of the sick  room. It is only Doctor Hamilton who  has coino to make his daily visit 10 the  master of Deepdale.  The doctor places his fingers upon the  patient's wrist,' and nods his head approvingly, and says:��� ' ,  "Thar last remedy was tho right one;  your nerve's have not been so quiet since  your illness."  The patient does not  reply;  out   Iooks  into the nurse's placid face, and a smile,  full of meaning, hovers an instant around*  his thin lips!        1 ' '' ,  "Continue tho last medicine, Mrs.  Evans," says the doctor, rising to take  his leave. "Give it as you gave it yesterday, and ho will rest well to-night." Ho  picks up his hat'and medicine case, and  bows himself out.  "Lot him think that tho sedativo  'drops wrought the change,'' the -sick  man says fuebly to" his patient nnrso  when -the door closes after the physician,  "but you and I know differently. What  drug or nostrum can relieve, a mind  diseased or a spirit tortured by tho up-  braidings of a remorseful conscience?  Xone: but thank God, 'Earth has no sorrow that heaven cannot heal.' "  "Thank God," fer\ently responds the  trembling lips of the nurse, as sho stoops  to arrange his pillows.  The early gloaming brings tho three  gentlemen from tho city: General Dale,  Mr Gilbert, and Doctor St. Clair, and  tho latter is shown at. once into the sick  man's room.  "You may retire now until I send for  you Mrs. Evans," says the suffering  man, kindly. . t  As the nurse   rises   to obey, lier   eyes  meet Doctor St.    Clair's    with   a loving  light in their brown depth; and tho look  is answered by his own in tlie mute telegraphy of lovo.    Shu retires to tho dressing room adjoining the sick   one.    In   a  few moments tho door ag.-'Jn   opens, and  Doctor St. Clair comes in "under the pretext of some trivial errand, and   had the  old housekeeper, good Mrs. Hicks,    have  seen the meeting between the   nnrso she  so much admired and the   doctor   whom  she still called her "young   master," her  very cap-border,    false   front   and   spectacles, would have fallen off in    surprise  and lndigatibn.  "My own precious darling," whispers  the doctor, pressing her close to his bosom, and then holds lier at arm's length  ��and Jooks into her face. He notes the  face that hits grown pale and thin, with  deep shadows lying beneath the lovely  eyes, and says, iif deep self reproach:���  "You have'worn yourself out, my. Jove,  and will Ixiill. 1 am ashamed of myself  forever having given my consent to  your coming here under the circumstances."  "Hush, Raphael, hush-t-h, -jh���sh,"  she replies, placing her hand across his  lips, as she speaks. "I am not ill," she  whispers, "only a little tired. (Jo back  before they miss you, darling," and sho  hurries him back into Captain Lennard's  room.  "1 havo something that. I mus-t, sny to  you before I die, Raphael. St. Clair,-"  says the sick man, reaching out an  emaciated hand toward Raphael, Who  stands by his,bed.  ,���  The young physician takes the p'alo  cold liand within his own broad warm  palm that ISvbouiiding with the pulses  of youth"'���aha. health; and his tender  heart goes out in pity to. this wreck of  the noble looking man his mother had  loved with such worshiping adoration,  as he answers:���I  "lam' sorry to find you so ill, Cap-  ;taln.'"' ,. '��� ��� ���'���,���.  "Yes, my time is short,"���then suddenly���".did Dale and Gilbert come with  you?" ha asks.      j  "They are in the library," Raphael  answers; "but let me advise you as a  physician to see no one else tonight.  Your strength is not equal to it."  ���.He lays silent a few moments, as  though he is communing with himself,  and then says:���  "I almost fear delay, but it may bo  better to do as.you atlviso. You may  make tho appointment'for me, aud meet  them by my bedside at ten (; o'clock tomorrow morning." '  "Very well, it shall bo as you wish,''  and Dootor St. Clair presses the  hand of  panting upon tiie pillows. Tho gentlemen have seated themselves around Jiis  bed, and Doctor St. Clair rises,'and  pours out a small porfionof wine from  a cut-glas.5 decanter that is upo.n.tlie  table, aud comes back to the bed, pin-,  Ills arm under the sick man's lieatl,raises  hi in remlerly,. and places tlio wine-glass  to his lips.  "Thank you," lie s-ays, gracefully,  "that will strengthen me, but it will  only be a momentary llash, and 1 must  make my narrative brief.  "Wlien 1 first came to   San , Fii-ncisco  and as tho guest of General Dale,    I was  a professional gambler, and   not, a    very  successful one either    I" was al that, time  enjoying an unusual streak of good luck  which enabled mo to   pass   in   rho    eyes  of.iespectiiblo people for a   wealthy   gentleman living upon   his income.    1   had  come from England to the United Scutes  in search   of adventure of   somn sort; by  which I might   realize   more   money by  tho time I had spent" what   i tfnm   po.--  Kessed.   ', '  "At the residence of General Dale,  wlierc 1 was received as an honorable j  gentleman, I heard tlie rich Sr. Clair '  family freely discussed, and as Mrs. St.  Clair, about that time, gave her first  public reception after the death of her  husband, 1 was invitid to .'attend with  tho General's family.  "As soon as 1 learned that Mrs. St.  Clair was rich and possessed her fortune  in her own undoubted riglit. 1 determined to make Jier acquaintance, and if  possible inurry her and secure her fortune to myself.  "The moment that my eyes mot thoMi'  of Isabel St. Clair, on tlie night of the  first reception. I know that I should  ultimately accomplish my designs, inasmuch as I recognized in lier a person of  that very negative and gentle cast of  character upon .whom it would be; an  easy matter for'ine ro exercise my will  .power and cho strong mesmeric forces  which I know thut I possessed.  "Resides, being naturally'posse.'-sed of  this power, I had made mesmeric science  a study for years, and knew that, had 1  the right kind of a subject upon which  to operate, the one operated upon would  soon know no will but my own. Long  hud I watched and hop?d' for an opportunity like this. Accordingly I commenced my work at our first moment of  meeting, and followed it up -with such  success, that in a few months Mrs. St,  Clair became my wife.  "Let mo say here,   however,    that   the  marriage was not   without,    lovo   on impart,    mercenary   as my    inruntlons had  been in tho   outset.    What   man's Jioart  could havo been    so dead in   his   bosom,  or such a mad worshiper   at   .Mammon's  shrine, as not to have its nobler impulses  stirred,  by tho noble   traits of   character  and loving, affectionate   heart   rjf Isabel  St. Clair?"���Raphael pressed his   pocket  handkerchief to his eyes, and   something  like), a sob falls upon the ears of rhe othei  listeners.  Tho sick man pauses for breath,  arid General Dale goes to   the    table and  brings morn wine, aud gives it, to him.  "Thank you, mydear old friend." he  murmurs, after lie lias swallowed tho  wine. -'When you hear how 1 have  stiffored, as well as sinned, you will forgive mo for the deception I willingly  practiced upon you." c  The General presses his hand for reply  and resumes his chair, aud tho sick man  continues: ���L '  "Tlie fact that my wifo had made a  will previous to our marriage giving  .nearly lier oiitirofortunnto her children  was known to iiio, but did not alarm me  in tho least, for well I knew that if she  survived a few months after our marriage  the will would bo changed in my favor.  ���'To illustrate how completely 1 had  her under my mesmeric will I. will relate a' little .'intance,  "Shortly after my marriage, my funds  grew alarmingly low. I had not been  able to win much at tiie gambling table  of late, and wished to givo the netai'ious  Ijusincs up, as it was always distasteful  to my better nature, and now 1 feared  exposure.  "I knew'that my   wife   thought me a  wealthy man, although I had   never told  lier so, in   as   many   -words.     Now   my  funds were exhausted, and    1 must have  more.    To get possession   of some of her  money in bank, 1 caino'into her presence  wearing a   dejected    look,    which I pretended to try to hidi).from, her eyes.  Xot  more sensitive   is   tho   aspen leaf to tho  gentle   summer   zephyr    ilwwi    was   my  wife's spirit ro my unspoken will.  Without my having said 0110   word    in regard  to my wi-sh, sho questioned   me   closely,  and I told her a miserable lie (it my having just lost all of my ready cash by the  failuroof   a bank'iu Liverpool.  "I ..protended to .make light of tho  affair and said that it would only cause  me temporary annoyance. Without one  .moment's hesitation, she yielded to my  unspoken will,. and drew a check for  fifty thousand dollars in iny --favor.'and  pressed it.upon me' L  "In   alarm   T   began-   to��� see   that my  wife's health'-was   rapidly   failing, and  still the will in my favor was not made.  I also remembered that , if a subject was  kept longer   than   a   fo'w-mbnths   under  this mesmeric control they would go into  a decline and die, all   the physical vitality of the weaker being absorbed   by the  stronger physical power of tho,   operator.  "I loved her dearly when   I   had married lier, and each day saw that   lovo Increase and   grow   stronger   until it was  becoming tlie great ruling passion of my  being, and   tho   thought   of   losing ��� Jier.  a most drovo me to desporation. I  "My, plans now wero to take her from  homo arid her children, and get her . to  make a new will giving her 'fortune to  myself, and thon I intended to relax tho  magnetic Influence'by which I had hold  her subject,to. my 'will, and trust to j he-  love we bore each other, to prevent 1x1:1  plans from beiiig frustrated.  Manila, Feb.'J I, 7.30 p. m.��� United  States forces attacked and  carried Od'  ooeau this afternoon.     The  actum w'.,  short  and  decisive,  tho  enemy   h^,  driven our- wiili great loss.  7.-10 p. m.���The American  forces ���-  -I.oO rhis afternoon   made  u coiubim-u  attack upon Culoocan and reduced if ir  short;   oreler.     At   a   signal   from   tl'',!  rower of Delalome cJnire-Ji   the  uTJjtPfl'  States double turreted monitor Mon-ul  nock  opened fire from o the   bay  ^.j-.,'  the big gnus in   Jier  forward turret Wj  rJie eai-t'hworks with gr'e.-it effect     s0( u  afterward rlie Utah hurl cry 'hombardHl  the   place   from    ilK>   land side.    'rik.  rebels reserved their lire until the hoin  bardmenr relist d, when ihev   firt-d ml  leys of' musketry at  the Montana r,...j  merit,   advanced   on', the  ,-jnng]--.    <r-'J,,.   '  Kansas regimr-nr, on    the extn-W j���,-f'  with   rhe Third   artillery. dVplovm-- j,]  rhe right, eJmrgeel ncro-ss the ',���-,',��� ?.lu't  carried the cartbworks, cliargi'i',-,. ,-njt,Jt  ft Jieavy lire.     Supported  by   i�� ���-.-/���.  lory at tlie  churcli, the   rroops f,,-.,ht-,.  advanced, driving   :hc enemy, ti<-i,n--,,r  every  loot,  right   into   iJn-  f'Willi.  They penetrated into PresideiiLia d-,a  lowered rhe Filipino dag at O.Ufl T;. ���.,  SJiarpshooters. in'rhe jungle on the  right, fired at Jong range on the Peau'  s.yj'vania regiment, but rhe rebels wc-n-  soon silenced by shrapnel shots and thy  the  m  m  Pennsylvania       soon       regained  trenches.    As the Americans advanced  TJie rob-  grass, but  they burned the- native huts  els were mowed down   like  rhe American loss was slight  Los Angeles, Cab. Feb. 11.���A  special cablegram to the Times from  Manila says: J'irigadier-General IT. C  (Jiis hold's 'the extreme left of the  American line from" the bay near Cal-  oocuu.  The regiments of   tlie   line   and support are the Twentieth,Kansas, Golon-l  F'unceJ,   eleven   companies; the   Fiist  Montana. Colonel   Kersrer.  nine   com  panics;    tho   Third    Artillery,   Major  Kobbo, four  batteries of   intantry  and  the Tenth Pennsylvania.Colonel Hawkins, four  companies.    Two  companies  of-the Tenth   Pennsylvania;* are behind  the  walls  in   the De'La Loma churchyard.    Across   the     ravine   from   rlie  Montana regiment is  Captain Jensen's  company holniugJJie'''' stone .fort.-, srp-  porting Grant's battery   of  four Utah  guns, rhe fifth gun is to tho lefr and on  the   railroad,    supporting   rhe   Jvansas ���  troops.     To reach Iho   present   position  rho   brigade   has advanced   four times  since   Saturday in :i   series of  hrilliaac  combats in different pari*, of iheJine 0,"  action.-especially so ou rim fourth, iifih  and-seventh.     Tho    last, ndvan'-o wa-  ineist   sanguinary, .,hu  .American los?  being  one   killed   mid' six   wounded,  while the Filipinos   sufi'ered   a loss o;  forty-four   killed    and   Were     utterly  routed.   ' (  The brigade has lost to date six  killed and ;*i.j wounded. The Filipinos  have lost. 1M0. All the dead are buried.  Several bayonet charges were .made ou  rhe 7th during the advance of tlie  riglit and centre. The taking of the  Chinese cemetery on the fifth by tlie  Montana and Pennsylvania regiments  was a superb piece ot work. Tlie brilliantly executed advance up the open  slope made rhe bar Lie- a picture that "'  would delight any veteran.     ,    ���  Mi��  (���rand Trunk Engines.  Montreal, Feb. 11.���In order fo meet  the demands of , its   increasing   trallic,  the Grand Trunk railway has ]ilaced an  extensive   order with   iho   mechanical  department   for   the    construction   of  iwelvo   now  locomotives.    These locomotives will   be   built   in   tlie  Grand  Trunk shops and will consist of six ten-  wheel passenger  engines   and six mo-L  guls for   freight   service.    The   mogul  locomotives are being constructed with  all modern improvements and  the latest devices  known to   the   mechanical  skill, and the-,e   will   be  sonic of   r.'.v  most desirable   engines that   Jiave  wi  been  placed on   any modern   railu.n  Tliey   will   bo    used    exclusively   fw  freighr. service and will   be   distn/'Ufed  over1 tlie different divisions of  (fa1  tent.  sf>  General Engan Kotires.  Ne,w Yorle,   Feb. Jt.--A dispatch t"  the   Tribune   from    Washington  hi.y.i  General Lagan is to   be   placed on   tii<  retired list of fho army in   a  few   dav  ou   Jiis   own    application, afrcr   thiit\  years'    service,  and   Colonel   John   1*'  Weston, fho senior olliccr of the subsistence department, is to lie nominated to  tlio   Senate   as   cominissary-gencral   of  subsistence.  TJie arrangement for Gen  oral Eagiin's retirement  was. made'In-  fore , the  president couiniuted .the sen  tence of  dismissal  .imposed   upon linn  by the court-martial.    J3.v   his   ret in  moot, General JSaganwill  forfeit.  $1,  :>7o for   Tlio   annual pay   to   which In  would liave been  entitled for  the neii  six years untler the sentence of  suspen  sion. '-.'���" ���'.-:,'  u;r,  (To Be Continued.)  Approves of the Project.  Ottawa, Feb. il.-���in the militin  general orders issued today General  Hnfcton announced Jiis approval o.! th'e  formation of a military institute nt  Winnipeg iu connection with No. 'iu  military district.  The major-general regrets that then.'  has been no dismounted sen-ice practiced by cavalry regiments and that  musketry practice lias in niany cases  been neglected. He intimates thai  there will be a concentration of the'  cavalry regiments into brigades during j  next summer's drill season. ,   j  m::-"ri  '!':'7:"^t  V;..- " ���; ",'.',  W$  *  80S'  *���  f!|| a  t^'S;'!!  i-ifjSA -,.  <$$$&�����  fit?'  %mi  ,',-t  "th  .to  ��� tin  8or  ���an  I  his  '     ' c  grc  ,,'froi  '-.'is a  plei  A  of!  hou  ago  12 a  Min  N  nre.  It  char  yero  '.      0I  aro  Hart  -\i  hath  alve:  - >yTa  sity  habit  If .  deed  er's li  Tin  moral  and d  -O. I  To  ' terwo  diflicn  ing.���  m  Ui<5< \-t<tJ  "'.'I "1  THE  MOYIE LEADER.  MOYIF,    Ii. , c.  FARRAGDT'S  B03TA1LED   NAG.  ���.���0m.  UallBt-yf lilt by r  Connc-i'Oc-iK ilriDd-  fUllN(i-'l* in  u. Itt-vlfw  lo   1 SU4.  In   the  sjiring   ot  1S<H, wli. i   General  Banks was in command ai N'ew Orleans,  three brigade-, were  encamped  at Raton  Rouge, and thera;v ret-i-uits worn getting  ff&ifi   iut0 tr)"1 ('-'r t-ic' f��Vowin�� campaign, and  ;$!$&   incidentally becoming familiar ��' nh army ',  \p}rf?   taoties.  J-'in.-iilya review was ordci ed, and !  #,?*   Admiral Famigut was   to be tlio guest of ;  rhe occasion."    With  no di=tiJigui.-hcd a j  visitor, 'the bandmaster of e��ch regiment  htro'vii so hav.-'  a   better  programme than  any other '   Resides tho regular stock music,    ".-?ar   Spangled    Haniier,"   "Red,  White and   Glue," " Yarikou..Doodle-." and  VDixif." tho band of  tho   Twenty-fourth  Connecticut had n dozen of tho catchy airs  'iM'lj^  vT.'W  J-V.-'V  ���' &���')'.&  .<-"''.'���.  S"'i��;V.; '  SUCCESSFUL   FINANCIAL  INSTITUTION,  LA GlUPPffS VICTIMS.  THE AFTER EFFECTS   MORE   DANGER-  OUS THAN THE  DISEASE.'  NORTH   Af.lERIOAr.   LIFE,  f)%it| of the rlay.caiid iho leader took pride in I for th  P'r'l'?& calling for anything ho wanted without; I Dr. W  i^-^Q;notlco una was suru that it wouJd bo well I  an the  Vim���to work and to win--to keep a sane  mind in a sound body���to laugh at worry.  Vigor���to ward off disease ��� to conquer obstacles���to transmit health and  strength to your posterity.  Vitalitv���to resist the fearful strain  and tension of modern life��� to make up  tlie   constant   drains  of  overwork.  rard's Blood and Nerve Pills confer  these essential qualities on the user.  .v.-.c^ played                      "                      .               i THIS EVIDENCE IS AMPLE PROOF. .  .^J.~#     For tha occasion General Ranks and his j x-tefore   using  Dr.   Ward's  Blood  and  $$.?'% staff were Jiand-oniely dressed and superb- j^crva pills I felt weak, nervous and run  $$$v]y mounted.  <.i'i!ncr:il Croverand tho other down.    I   had lost "weight  steadily' for  f  'gS'.f-r;, general filacers,  �����',C'?A' ulso mi nipped In  1,.  o.vih with his' staff, were  i otyJu, 'J'bo imiiumis of  '���{' A dm 1 i-.-i 1 Far.-figiu. and his staff wura re-  r-plciKlcnt, but. tlieir mounts were such an  ���.-ouId be fec.ijied on short notice and were  not only j.oor in tlc-sh, but also lacked  drill. .A largo whin- horse was furnished  to the naval ciiit-f. It was bony and minuH  a large part of its tail, rhe ranuindor of  which was nervously kept in,constant motion.  Tho   bugle   sounded   and   the   column  passed, inarching  in splendid form to the  music of the vaiiot".-, bands, each doing its  best.    Of eoui-he the marching men'could  not see what kind of horses had been provided for the  guests, and as tho Twoucy-  fourth Connecticut  approached tho band-'  master gave a peculiar sign and the band  struck merrily into --i  bet my lvoney on  cue   bob   tailed   nag,'  duda,   duda   day."  '! Generals Hanks and Grover were chagrined  and were about to order a change of - inu-  :?_i;,',..'J'klo when   they observed that  the admiral  -VV'v'^wns laughing   heartily, and with   hat in  .ii'rtj.* .-hand was   bowing  low to   tho  men from  v'^p-jthe Nutmeg Stato.' He appeared to tako it  -r,''"Si'as a  compliment  from   the  regiment  to  ;fhini on his recent passage of New Orleans  ��� IJv"and probably as 'a propliecy of his futiu-o  .-"'-''Vaohiovomonts. and was enjoying  it  rhor-  VA'"onghly. > ., " .  '/'.;\1 The gonoi-als wero relieved and wliat at  -"%'flrst seemed an awkward ��� predicament  /v--''proved to bo one of tho funniest incidents  i_4"of tho' day. A Yankee's whim to play  "^ ^"'something different; lrnm his rivals at an  /fi-;'Inopportune moment and a badly used up  '������.-';coach.hoi-sio made a combination that Far-  ���:���' .i'/ragut ofteti referred to as a good joke on  -j-^niinself.-  -   r - l'|V  m  some time; 1113' circulation was poor;  hands, feet and limbs were cold. I always  felt weak and my muscles trembled. N'ow,  after the use of one box of Dr. Ward's  J'ills, I feel like my old self. I liave g-ained  five pounds in weight and 100 per cent,  in cheerfulness. I now walk firmly, my  muscular system.is strong and my biood  circulates vigorously. I have more comfort  than I have experienced in years. Dr.  Ward's Pills' have clone more for me than  any medicine I ever took !  Peter Car.michap.i-,  ,13 Bright St., Toronto, Ont.  All good druggists can supply you.    If  they won't, we will by mail.  Price 50c. per'  box,or 5 boxes forSa.oo. The DOCTOR  WARD CO., Limited', Toronto, Ont.  �����s.l     .  j'V"  WAITING.     .     '  With  rosy,   flushing- ear and cheeks that  v.-ear  The soft, auroral hues that garment her.  She ivaits, nor doth one slender sold, beam  stir "���-"'  Of all the floating- sunshine of her hair.  One eiffh'sqwaft vex the tens*; and listening air, . ",     '  One bosom's heave the tender hope aver  That parts   the lips where late her arch  '   smiles were��� ,  Where they will break anon.    Hark:    On  the stair  Sha   hears���e'en   now ,. 8h6   hears���thrice  tranced thereby, ���        ,, .>  The -whisper of lig-ht feet that come anear  And nearer,-and tbe spirit of a sigh'  Rovers,   the   while   her , hope  becomes  *  fear.  And yet fulfillment Hng-ers���nl&h,so nlg-h���  Nor may she breathe till all her bliss ia  ��� here!  ���K. "vVhltmore In Atlantic.  African IjOirie.  It would surely require an Afrioan mind  iV'v&ii'J $0 discover tho justice of a claim made by  S-Jfi'r- a   native  somo  years  ago.    Tlio"story is  told   by  Dr.   Good, and  printed   in   The  Watchman.  A leopard was tlio cause of  tbe trouble.  Tho savage beast killed a fine calf belong- 1  Ing   to  the.Rev; William Walker  of  tho j  American  mission  iu   Gaboon.    Luckily I  for tho missionary, ho  succeeded in driving away the  thief  bofore  it had time to  devour or to carry off its prey.    It was in  doing this   that  he acted "unjustly,'.'as  the seijtiel showed.  On that saino  night  the'chief man of  It i.s only necessaiy to read the testimonials ro be convinced that Holloway'e  Corn Cure is unequalled for the removal  of corns,'warts, etc. It is a complete , extinguisher.  if  ,'.��.   .Minister  Willi   I tin Ouenn.  At tho beginning of Queen Victoria's  roigii ic waif tho rule that either Lord  'Melbourne or ono of tho Secretaries of  SJtate should b3 in attendance upon Hor  ilttje-'cy, "e-xcept when tho Court was at  Buckingham Palace, or at Clareinonc.  This custom prevailed during tho h'rsn Ifi  ybars or, tho reign.  Then ic was conceded  one of tho little towns that  make up Ga-    that Windsor   Gustle   was    within   such  by a  leopard.  ; boon had a pig takon by a leopard. It  ,,.., was natural to suppose that the thief was  '<*;, the ,samo animal whioh tho missionary  ;";;.' had eon'i away hungry. Had tho mission-  .-- ���   ary allowed his calf to bo onton. the chief  ' Jinan's pig would havo been saved. To the  ,-���/.'African mind tho obligation was plain.  .',;;Tho man came the noxt, morning to Mr.  -J ,vAVaJker asking   for payment  for his pig  '���"-^end declaring ihac tho missionary wa3 dl-  .Teccly responsible for Its death.  cio=e touch of London that tbe personal  attendance of a Minister might do dispensed with. As railways advanced in  spood and tho telegraph wire spread cob-  webiiko over t,hn Jand. Osoorne was  placu:J in the saino category. Rut- tho  Qtniun has always had a Minister in attendance ac Haimoral.  ' Ills It en* on.  .'   -'Why do you   always ride in tho smok-  ���ing car!-   You don't smoke."  " "1 rido in the smoking car," replied the  .'Snnn to whom the question was addressed,  . ,'*,-to escapo from tho effusive gratitude of  . the young women to whom 1 always havo  .to give up my seat when 1 rldo lu any ol  ��� tho orhci- cars." '  '  ���' But thn-6 was a hard, metallic, Ironical  "'sort of ring in hid voice.���Chicago Trib-  '"���cme.  A Mysi^ry K-cpIuiucrl.  Ho (reading)���"Ot lovo that never found  his earthly close"���  -   Sho (interrupting)���Isn't Tennyson just  great:-" Vou can always learn something  ,'from hira. Xow I understand why Cupid  -,'is always rcpresdured without  any.    But  'please go on 1 '  A statistician aflirms that the majority  of pcoplo who attain old age have kept late  hours. Eight out of ten who roach the  ago of 80 liave never gone to bed till after  13 at night.   Minaif s Linmenf-Rciieves Kenral^ia.-  Sioxals of Danoer.���Have you lost  your appetite? Have you a coated tongue?  Have 1 you an unpleasant taste in the  mouth; Does your head ache and have  you dizziness ? If so, your stomach is out  of order and you need medicine. Rut you  do not like medicine. He "that prefers  sickness to medicine must suil'er, but under the circumstances a wise man would  procure a box of Parmalee's Vegetable  Pills aud speedily get himself in health,  and strive fo keep so. . u  The ��or OtiHInsr.  Mr. Richard Catling, the inventor of  tho famous gun which bears his namo,  was a dabbler in science at the ago of 12.  At that tiino his father was,, puzzling  over a machine for sowing cottonseeds;  but, try as much as bo would, ho could  not perfect it, and at last, in a fit of despair,-ho called in young' Richard to hia  aid. The lad lisfoned attentively to the  details 'of the proposed invention, fully  grasped tho uif'icultius, shut hhnsolf up  in 11 room to think, and in a little while  suggested a way out of them. This was  eagerly adopted by tlio elder Gatiing, with  tho result, that tho luncliino was perfociod  aud became a great success.  Miuaifs Lliiiinuiil Cores Dandroii.  APHORISM:  j-.tcat parent of pleas-  Novelty ia the  nre.���.South.  It  is   tlio  motive  ahum   tbac  gives  ���   character to the actions of men. ��� Bru-  yevo. . ....  'a Obstinacy and vebemeuey in opinion  nio fho MireaG proofs nt' stupidity.���  Harton.  No man dotli Kif. 'y rules but lie iliat.  hath learned gladly to obey.���Tliomii.-,  a Kempis.  Naturo has made occupation a necessity to us; society makes- it a clury;  habit makes it.a pleasure. ���:''.'  It .there be augiit. mirpasaiug'human  deed or word or thought, it is a'moth-'  er's love.���-Marchioness do Spadaru,  Tho'truo grandeur of humanity is in  moral elevation, sustained, enlightened  and decorated by the intellect of man.  ���C Sumuei\ .   .   .-  i<   To know how to grow old i.s ih'o'mas-  ' terwork of wisdom nnd'one of the most  dillicnlt chapters iu tho great art of living.-���AimeJ.  Xo heiitago can a fathn' bequeath to  his clu'Idren like a good name. Sor is  there in a family any richer Iieirloom  than tho mciiiury of a noble aiiccstor,���  J. Hamilton.  ITEMS  OF INTEREST.  Tho Turks hevo no war songs except  those they have   translated  tongues.  Single eyes lasses worn by women is  tho form taken by tbe Juiest Loudon  lashionablo insanity.  Manx i.s tbe best tongue for courting,  as it lias 07 ways iu which to say "My  dear." .This is.the1'opinion of iho Louden Manx society.     ' .  A remarkable feature of India is Hie  number of deserted capitals. There are  no less.than three old Delhis, all close  to eachiOther, and i-outh ef the present  city.      .   , ���.���:'  Two crocodiles in a circus a't liaynux.  France, got into a light in which a hind  Jeg of ouo'of tho beasts was badly jucer-.  ateti. A veterinary surgeon was 'called  in,'who amputated tlis'lcg successfully,  t!:i! cruobdi]r< hciug as lively ui> ever.  The annnal meeting of this Company  was held In the Company's building,  Toronto, on Thursday, i'eb. 2, 1SV9, when  Mr. John L. Blaikie waB appointed  Chairman, and Mr. William McCabe,  Secretary.  The Directors' report, presented at the  meeting showed continued' and marked  proofs of the great progress and solidpros-  perlty of the Company In every branch of  its business.  Summary of the financial statement  and balance sheet for (Jie year ended Dec.  31, 1893:  Cash Income ;���  $785,130 61  Expenditure, inc.]iidinif death claims, -  endowments, matured Investment  policies, profits and all other payments to policyholders     ii��,019 07  Assets 3,liiV,^8 tn  lfeserve Fund  i,t,fH),��i" Of)  .Net surplus for policyholders _,   ilifi-jti 08  Audited and found.correct.  ,  JAMES CARLXLE, 'M. I).  '  Auditor,  WM. McCABK,  Managing Director.  Some of  the' leading  features of'the  year's    business,   as mentioned   by   tho  President, were �� he following :  (1) Looking at tlie Company from every  standpoint, the report submitted shows  financial strength, productive assets, solid  growth and large relative surplus, which  is the supreme point to policy-holders, as  i*i is from this source alone thav satisfactory returns can be made to them. ���  (2) The new business, for .the year exceeded, that of any previous year.  (8) Another marked fea'turo of this  Company is the relative large amount" of  its net surplus to liabilities, when contrasted with that of its leading competitors.. The President showed that this ratio  was one of tlie best tests by which to  judge of the relative merits of tbe different Companies  (4) The following- mari:~2 Increases  were made during tho year:  Percent  In Premium Income , 11.68  In Interest Income 13.11  in Insurance in force _ 13.15  rn Assets '. 10.01  In Net Surplus..'. 10.73  In Insurance Reserve 15.18  The President stated that gentlemen  representing the United States Insurance  Departments had been in the city durizig  part of last month, and had. made ,a  thorough and most searching investigation into tiie affairs of the Company,  with a view to its admission to do ousi-  ness in their respective States, and that  these experts were extremely well satisfied  with the soundness of the Company, and  expressed, themselves as gratified with  every aspect of affairs.  , The Hon. Mr, Allan. In seconding the  adoption of the report, called especial attention to the excellent character of the  Investments of tho Company; of these  ovor 37 per cent, are in first mortgage  securities, nearly 20 per cent, in debentures, nearly 14 per cent, in stocks and  bonds, loans on policies about 61-2 per  .cent., the balance consisting of cash in  banks, interest accrued, etc.  He also called s]>ecial attention to the  fact that although the assets,had increased very largely, the outstanding and accrued interest had been very materially  decreased, wliioh is a proof of the excellent cliaracter ot tho investments of the  Company, and the promptness with  which the Interest tlxereon has been paid.  James Thorburn, M. D., Medical Director, presented a. full and interesting report of tho mortality experience of the  Company from its organization, which  showed that great care liad been exercised  in the selection of the Company's business.  ��� The Consulting Actuary reported  that  ho had made an Independent examination  of tho affairs of the Company as  at  Dec.  31st, 189S, bavins:  examined   tho  books,  accounts and balance sheet, also a detailed copy of the annnal report   to  the Insurance Department, and stated   that he  was very much gratified with   the  result  of such examination, also with the thorough system of the ��ork of every department  throughout  tho  office.     He  commended   the  Company   for    closing its  books promptly at the end of the year, as  had been its custom  from  organization,  and   stated  tliat,   notwithstanding    the  large amount paid to policy-holders  during the  year,   another  suostantial  gain  had been made in tho net surplus,   now  amounting to $-174,029.OS, or if  made up  on tho same basis as that generally .used,  viz., by adding  the  difference  between  tho cost and market value of dobentures,  etc., owned by tho  Company,   such  surplus would be ?o22,tj<34.S3.   He referred to  the great difficulty whicli had been experienced of late years i n  securing satisfactory investments,   and  pointed  out  tho  great decline in tho rate of interest which  gilt-edge securities yielded.     In viow of  this ho stated that the settlement of tho  Company's Investment Policies should be  higlily satisfactory to the holders thereof,  as they compare favorably with  those  of  the leading and best managed companies  on this continent. '  A speoial  vote  of thanks  was nnnni-j  inously tendered to the   Company's   Pro-!  vinolnl Managors, Inspectors and Agency  ! Staff for their splondid work of the past  I year, during which the  largest   (justness  I ovor done by the Company had been   sec-  ; urod, largely exceeding that of any other  j home company at tho same age in its history.  After tbe usual vote of thanks had boen  passed,   the   election   of  Directors   took  A Well Known Quebec Farmer Suffered Untold Misery for Three Years Before He  Found Relief.  The epidemic of la grippe which has  swept over Canada like a scourge this  wiurer. has left thousands; of weak and  despairing sufferera in all parts oS the  land. Grippe is a treacherous disease.  You think you are cnred.yot the sliglir-  est cold brings on a relapse. Its victims aro left in a "weakened condition  aud-fall an easy prey' ro Rs" manifold,  com plications. The blood i.s left inipuie  and inipoverisJied; the nerves shattered, and heart trouble and nervous  prostration aro tooofren tlie result.  TJie following statement made by  Mr. Daniel Clossey, a well-known farmer near West- Brcnie, Que., indicates  tho ravages m;ide by tho after effects of  rliis scourge. Mr. Olofsey says:���  "Some five years ago I had an attack of-  la grippe. TJie earlier symptoms  passed awa}' yet I continued to fail in  health, and suffered intense pain in my  liead. I was subject to attacks of dizziness, anil uuJess I would grasp something Avould fall. 1 gradually grew so  weak as to lie nnablo (0 do my work.  My le<;s and feet - wore as cold rn ice  even in the summer month.-;. If JL attempted tho lojtst exurrioii my heart  would beat violently. > For tlireo years  1 was in this helpless condition, and.  although during that time I was attended Jiy rhreo different doctors, their  treatment produced not tlio slightest  benefit. At tJiis time I read the statement of one'-who .had suffered from  similar trouble, who was cured by tlie  ustPof Dr. Williams' Pink Pills, and I  decided .to,try rheru. The zesnltwos  simply marvelous] A dozen boxes did  whan three years of expensive medical  treatment' failed to accomplish���restored me ro full health and vigor,  and T am again able ro do my work  about the farm. I honestly believe Dr.  Williams' Pink Pills saved my life,  and I am glad to make this statement  for the benefit it may bring to others.  After an atrack of 1;�� grippe Dr Williams' Pink Pills is the only medicine  that' can promptly restore you . ro  healtli. They drive every trace'of the  poisonous germs from rhe system, build  up and enricli the blood and strengthen  the nerves. ��� Sold by all dealers or  'sent post paid at 50 cents a box or six  boxes for &. 50 by addressing the Dr.  Williams' Medicine Co.. Brockville,  Out. Always refuse imitations or sub-  st-i tutes.  t Hula AVere Once a, Iinxnry.  In the reign of Elizabeth tho wearing of  hats was considered,a sign of luxury. By  an act of parliament every person above  the age of 7 years and under a certain degree was obliged on Sundays and holidays to wear a woolen cap made in England and finished by some of tbe fraternity  of cappers. ���   ,  Feminine Compliment*.  Anna���Thoy say I have any mother'*  mouth and nose.  Hannahr-Well, your zuofchor was lnoky  to geit rid of 'oci. '     _  I wasenredof lame back,after suffering "15 years, by MINARD'S LINIMENT.  Two Rivers, X. S.      Robert Ross.  I was cured of diplitheria, after doctors failed, by MUSTARD'S LINIMENT.  Antigonish. John A. JTorcy.  I was cured of contraction of muscles  by MINAKD'S DINIMENT.  Dulbousie.     Mrs! Rachael Saunders.  OlieiHiiii; a. Hoc.  A'Denver man has discovered a plan to  get a hog back into a pen through tho  aperture through which it passed out.  His rocipe in substance is: Get tho nose  at tho hole-in the pen; then pass around  behind the hog carefully, get hold of its  tail and pull back as hard as you can  The animal will'chink you want to prevent it from' goine; in and will make a  leap to its old place.  Tbe Heart and Jfenres are Ofteniffecteri  and Canse Prostration of tiie  ��� Entire System.  A Kingston  Lady Testifies  to Her fix-  perlcncc in the Use of Mllburn's  Heart and Nerve Pills.  from oMicr    plftC��, whereupon the newly-elected Board  j met, and Mr. John L.   Blaikie   was   un-  j animously ro-eleoted President,   and   tbe  Honorable G. W.   Allan  and Sir Frank  Smith, Vlce-Prosldenta.  ^��<<S<:<c<<5��sC<SC'<a���-5<2<^C<:<��^  V FREF  ��� iti~u.    ^^it^ks-^s^j^���ai���W-'iEss-^v        ��'*��� u<��i. for <.i.>ii,nr 7. .lozoii in-lil-top-j ,   *��s ���'.��- fj /��r*JTr^^"s-'/.    ,r^^s^��f,\ lacka.l  f.< vcr C.llbr UnfluiM atf liic. <woh, or a lady's  ^^^^^&^~~^^L^^^r^&A ^������'������h"'��iu'^r.l{..r^aiiutZd.'z.   .Vo Umtv Btv^rid.  1^u^E^��i^''Vp��g-J .l'*'u I-.,., /ir> rink.    Wrilw Mid M*e fleml tho Buttooa. pc-at-  -��=�����. Jj��                                                 'S'tty J*'i'-t. with "-ir b'g-Pr-jiuiuiii'niHC   SeU the Button*, re-  V ^w"            tej.^                                            f��?i"&r "" "(''"-J-. "'"I v�� **ucl watch,/re�� i}/a//eAarvr.   Do.  V FOR 0)ME   ^&��>��&_ *rJ*5&%j��r     . ���MildliiiuoimruuinittliJe.  Ulioralcsoiamii-nioaifpraiferrail.  V nauir. tkimi��,/^**E!S!S5HsSS^i@Si> lli-tho Holt iu your lield.    Head your namo Hud awaclcan  VjT   BAYS WORK       ~*s*��a<Kisii_-c�����    -                 1 .-,ia,7. /��� uritinj, mctaitn Ma paper.  s*a��^3>>3>>J>��2��3> LEVER BUTTON CO., TORONTO, Ont. &>3��iM)>J��;  'to  t  Ua.ngers ot I.a.uf;hter.  It is surprising to J earn from the  highest, medical authority in England  that laughter may be injurious.  '.���/. Laughter in itself, says tho 'British  Medical.-Journal, cannot very well kill,  but it may do harm. Hysterical- girls  and boys with kindred nervous affections are often given to immoderate  laughter, which tends to increase nerv- j  ous exhaustion. '   ' '   j  Dr. Feilchenfeld relates an instrnc-1  tive case in which a little girl suffered [  from very definite cardiac symptoms'  after immoderate laughter. Tho patient f  was 13 yoars old and had previously \  been free from any sign of heart dis- ;  ease. After laughing on and oft' for!  nearly an Jiour with some comnuuions  she suddenly folfc stabbing pains iu the  chest and was seized with fits of coughing, followed by cardiac dyspncoa,' very  well marked. Feilohenfeld" believes that  the cardiac disease directly resulted  from immoderate laughing,      ;  Pc-opI*: who sutler from any disease or  disorder of the heart nervous system,  such as Palpitation, Skip Beats, Smothering or Sinking:Sensations, Sleeplessness,  Weakness, Pain in tbe Head, etc., cannot a fiord to waste time trying various  remedies, which have nothing more to  back up their claims than the bold assertions of their proprietors.  These diseases are too serious to permit of your experimenting with untried  remedies. When you buy Milburn's  Heart and Nerve Pills, you know you  have behind them the testimony of thous-  -inds of Canadians who have been cured  by their use. One of these is Mrs. A.  "YvY Irish, 92 Queen Street, Kingston,  Out., who writes as follows :  "I, have suffered for someyears with  a smothering sensation caused by heart  disease. The severity, of the pains in  my heart caused me much suffering-. I  was also very nervous, and my, whole  j   system was run down and debilitated.  " Hearing of Milburn's Heart and  Nerve Pills being a specific for these  trouble's, I thought I would try them, and  therefore got a box at McLeod's Drug-  Store.. ,   .���  " They afforded me great relief, having-  toned up my system' and removed the  distressing symptoms from which I suffered. I can heartily recommend these  wonderful pills to all sufferers from  heart trouble."  ^-3--ft. i .w.ij->^--.-.si  ��s'  C��  Nothing" like H.B.B: for healing-  sores and ulcers, no matter how  large or how chronic they may be,  B. B. B. applied externally and  taken internally according" to directions will soon effect a cure. It  sends rich, pure biood ro the part,  so that healthy-flesh soon lakes the  place of the decaying" .tissue.  " I had been troubled with lore  fing:ers_and sore toe? around the nails.  The salve I wa�� using- did not help ine  and I was getting worse. I was advised  to try Burdock Elood Bittera, and after  using nearly two bottles my sores were  all healed <up- I  consider B.B.B. a.  wonderful       biood  purifier." ENOCH  G.HORST, Bloom-  ingdale, Ont.  Sitters  Smoothing a.  Wrfnl-rlccl I-'ronl.  "I suppose,;' mused Miss WeJlalong,  .gozing at herself in the mirror as she  applied tho first coat- of putty to tbe  creases in her cheekp, "ibis is what  .might be called prime my face���eh���  eividonce of an intent to doceivo."���Detroit Tribune.  iMfothfr Urave-J' Worm 1-lxterminator  has the largest <-ale of auy similar preparation soid in Canada. It always gives  satisfaction by restoring health to the  little folks.  ,    Ilc-HKonu.  First .Lawyer���I thought you 'ware  retained to defend Gory Dick, tho wife  murderer.  Second Lawyer���I was asked to, but  my conscience wouldn't lot me. It was  such a brutal crime. And, besides that,  ho lias no money.���Harlem Life.  There are cases, of 'consumption so far  advanced that Bickle's Anti-Consumptive  Syrup will not cure, but none so bad that  it will not give relief. For coughs, 'colds  and all affections of the throat, lungs and  chest", it Is a specific which'has never been  known to fail. It promotes a free and"  easy expectoration, thereby removing the  phlegm, and gives the diseased parts a  chance to heal.  BILItL-lItD AXn I��OOi> TAUJ.KS.  NEW AND SKCOXn-lfASl).  V.OWLIXG ALluF.  AND HUPl'^IKK,   L.17L-' catalosufi fr-r  "���ik; KF.m r.KOS.. -r,i Kir.z -vw-st. iv-out.,  Because of it*  , Leavening  Power.  Because   it  ��� keeps fresh  and  full  strength,  till used.  Because ic is  pure.  Because it  gives a fine'  flavor. ,.  Because it' is  lowinrrrice  Poifef fist*  The Dyson - Gibson, Co.  '     general Insurance Agent,  ITIltK^CoiiipHiiios J'eijrijriiMilocI: '  1 (iur'bec Fire Assurance Co,  Poyal Insurance Co.  Sun Insurance Oilice  ��� ' Union Assuran'co Society-  All clauses of Tn^nrnnces transacted and lowm*  prcnii|jtl\' and eatMactc-rilr sc-tr-ied.  ii  One  of airily.  She���Were /on wounded at Santiago?  He���.No, I was wounded at Washington. ,  She���Why, how could that be?  He���I was wounded in my vanity.  You see, I failed to get tho promotion I  expected.���Chicago News.  The Most Porcr.An Pill���The pill'is  the most popular ot nil lorms ol im-aicine,  and of pills the most popular are Pai ma-  lee's Vegetable lJills, because they do what  it is asserted they ctin do, and are not put  forward on any fictitious claims to excellence. They "are compact aud portable,  they are easily0 taken, and they do nor,  nauseate nor cripe, aud they give relief in  the most stubborn oases.  Good I--or Xothinf;.  " What did j'on do with your puzzle  editor?" asked tho friend of the editos  of the now magazine.  "Discharged him, "replied tho editor.  "He couldn't guess whore hia salary was  to come from."���Philadelphia 2\orth  American.  Tei.t. xni: Deaf.���Mr. J. F. Kellock,  DruRgtst, Perth, writes, "A customer 01  mine, having been cured of deafness by  the use of Dn. Thomas' Eclectric Oil,  .wrote to Ireland, telling his friends there  of the cure. In consequence I received an  order to send half a dozen by express to  Wexford, Ireland, this week."  A.  Difference.  Dun her���I confess that I have no ulterior interests.    I Jive for my art.  .  Friend���You'd find it much, Jc;"S  a^reeabio'to Jivo by ir.���Town Topics.  We liec 10 cull the attention of our n-ariVrs to  the iiclv.-rtiseiiK'ui of Dr. Ward's Bk.od and  NVrv.,- Pills in tills panel. The tirni have al-c  phici'fl mi ilif- markt't "l>r. Ward'1' Liver 1'illi  whifh haw already jirovi-tl 10 lie a, mo<i cvc-i'l-  lent i.-iinily nic'dii'iiie ih a cure for c'uiistip.-itii.ii  (lysppii-si.'iT IjiHciusiies'-.. cte. They arc suhl ai i;'n-  per vial, or ."> lor -rl. or mailed uu'reci-int oi \~vu\-  Ijy the Dr. \\~>ird Co., Ijinnted. Ton.nto. uut.  In  Operation.  "That motor you are interested in  never worked, did it?"  "Of course it worked,,r was tho Indignant reply. ".It never pulled any  cars or moved any machinery, but- it  made money fcr its owners, and that's  more than most inventions do."���Washington Star,  The winners of the j-ewing machines in  the Royal Crcwn Soap Competition for  the week ending Feb. <ItJi.. are as follows:  Winnipeg, Mrs. Mahouey, ^3 Htirgrave  Street; Manitoba, liobbio Mcintosh,  Manitou; North West Territories, Mrs. F.  Kennedy, Whitewood, The Royal Soup  Company will continue this competition,  trivinn awdj three maohines each Monday  until further notice.  THE OHLY PRINTERS' SUPPLY HOUSE  -  IN THE NQRTHWESr  We Seep a large stock always on hand of 7YP��5  PRINTERS' MATERIAL and PHINTERS' MACHINERY; ��ui lit out Daily or Weekly Pa'xsr*  or Job Outfits on few hours' notice. We also  supply READY-PRINTS;., STEREO-PLATES, and  PAPER and CARD STOCK.-  ���      EVERYTHING FOR THE PRINTER   ,.  Toronto Typs Foundry Co., Limited.  J 75  Owen St.. "Wiimlj-iep:.  ilWJ  ESga  .^  IISU7JS  KARL   K.  ALBERT, GEN. AGT.  ,    4 07    .UA7>.' hT.,   AVJNXtl'KO,  Xe?.t eloor to   V. O.  tfornspliolil Safes,  small  mIkc,    -   -   $33.00  Kcjusfliolil Safes, large sUn,     -   -      30.00  ���lust the fhiiii,' for a Christmas present. Both  useful unci ornamental.  Merchants" Safes, all .sizes; tm<\ pric��-r> ; o��  eaiy teriiiri or,cii��,h. Come ami fieci them 01  write for quotations. Special .price-i (luring  November and Deceniher.  W.'N. U.  207  g��^^'(Tsiiif-tsii;i^^!>T-1r!t^-s^^  a a  We give  this fin*;  --VAT.CH  wiLhi cii.nii und charm, for selling two uuz. Whiteli"ht Wiclcs  ai rcn cunts e&ch. j.W Money  lli-.jumd. Wiiie, and ne will  -etui (he Wicks, postpaid, and  our big Premium List. \\'h��n  you have .sold the Wicks, re-  turr- the money, and we will at  once- -.end your watch free of  all charge. Hundreds have  earned line watches working  k/r ii.it why not yen? Jn  writing, insntioit this pauer.  yi WKSTCUCfIT WICK CO.,  ?'* TORONTO,  CAN.  Bid Yon Ever Mm  Laxa-Llver  PHIrt euro   Bllioasnejs,    Dyspepsia an J Constipation.    Uvcry pill perfect.  Minard's Liuimeiillfor sale eyerfwliere,  en  t/i  :'MU'  o  O  J3  No homfl should lie without one  Hundreds Aro Xow in Use  giving entire satisfaction.  - - AKSOkUTKI.Y     ODOKI.KSS - -  Fire only reqiiiretl once in two weeks.  For'circular write .  THE ODORLESS CREMATORY CLOSET CO.  Hamilton,    O11C.  'JtOcard's Linlment.Cnresl Boras, etc.  &  ?!?MsS��a3i^ V,  k:.vj-:  Cay it a  ren  Otfa  on   col  tlie sen  year $  more t  , respou  year,  eonsol:  (JjT.OO  for flii  881 in  total  period  nnc found   fi'  TJie 01  month  Ho2.0C  iod of'  was a  solidui  again?  ' The^- J  those '( "  foriiiei  S1.45C  ' shows,  mouth  twocc   ,  been i:'  the sc  The  accoui  provei    i  adviiu'    ���  iJo.Uti;    ���  80VC11  was s I  Engla ;  S-ia3,'C    '  - Lou  letter  openii  J i us b;  rospor'  "oilice,  /.el. to  jirouii  ��� dirtily  bat bi  elearl;'  large  . Lotto the  stud si  ft nm a  The  '  lien iu,'  a capi  M.rP.,'  oit.Js  i Westi  share J  have  ' whicl  ient t'  noxio  from '  .'yi.Vl-.-i'.i .  HK4.'i-nil��Ma��K i,,  ���^PVima-'Msit-j^irtiastUMSs.. r.^-'^;-v. '~irtw*4..iahre3-;r^te-Xj  I  Ne  Ushei  shot t  mid 1  llOiiit;  was 1  lis nc  the p  Jl.ish-  fully  was 1  to th   '  Till! 1  head  hind  n nd  urn1-!  iji.sro  Vi  ste.ti:.  fro in  Fed:  the  brew  iii bl-  ou ti  catet  nre t  ->i"-iiT^fira,i��ii -a, i  LEADER  -"T^ff*?"Jr!:iiiii-*ir'i  ^-sua:?���"���!-y c.^.c^toi-iiM-ssjiis.iZKi.,sr^iia,  ^^?'!r^5^f^'li"r,S!'a'lSo^Jjtf,iB&1'��^^  .��� ���  THE   TABLE   ��!ET  FOR  TWO,'  Published in ipe interest of the people  of Moyie and EixoL Jtjootenay..  r I'ubllslierfi.  Jidltor.  Il.VliS Cf Srjl'.HCi li'Tro;-.,  0���� VP?r ., iii?fiQ  All   poiiiiinniiciitions lo ilia .odipir must be  flc-('oni]",ai|ie(J \,y U-o jvrtfor's wuiie aud nddicss, J  not iii-fjc-^fitijy for publication,  but at. evidence J  of proud ]'K=rh.  'Adyertieinx rates made known |  tijion iippliculipu.  SATURDAY, MARulI J J, JSpfl.  ewwww"  ��. ���^.���a-im-uiniata^naa.  1.1  .Editor Graco, of tlie Fort Steele  Prospector, should endeavor Lo guard  Against, allowing antiquated state-  men ti , appearing iu his paper re,-  garding tlie mines of this district. The  last issue of the Prospector contains a  description ox the St. Eugene'' and  oilier Moyie properties by a "well  known expert," who is apparently  ashaiiicd to father his o:-vn assertions,  for.-lie gives Jiis name as simply  Mr. ��� ���rl    From some of the  state!  The sunshine falls on the vvjndowsill.  And the day IcoJcs in at tiie opp.ndoor,  'rhe; keltlo sings, and tho dear, old wife  Gof's back and lonh o'er the kite-hen lloo'r  ,   vVlth plate- and platter.arjd fork and spoon,  As everyday .she is Went ro/lo,'  '  And she Jays ihotn vyi|l: ^./luiet grace,  On tho homely ;*tplc hp't for two.  n  O, the bread (s //jr.* the e.eft's v, hi to spray, ,  And the clothijtAlean ����niou/iiain snows;  Prom fhepaiitrp Kfjjeji't��y r'he Kitchen.stovo,  The VJ.ear, old wife cm her errands r^oce.  ���Tlie m^rniiig- trjorie.? over the porch,r'  All ip'a riotous?- taji^iu run,  Thi-' cfl? iioscurlciJ.fl.sWp on a-ohalr,  The old dog blinks lit the noonday sun.  But' tho dear, old wife is sad to-day.  And the 'morning hours have aeenjed so  Ions, '  For lier thoughts are of the long- ago,  When the old house rang Willi'mirth and  eong; '  When the red-cheeked hoys and merry girlg  Oivmfs.   I rnr-rilTin- Its'fiir/-,. ..o-l, ( l-,,-,-.-.-,^",, ^i^f����.  1 rebelled tic.place .iu-si as my watch  i-ifno.-iii--;; mifJni^ lit.    Sating myself ou  one of ihe granite boulders scattered1  ,o\cr ihe ground, I lighted my pipe and'  was about, to enjoy the delicious fria- j  gr.nncft of some tobacco whk.lL had been \  ,���-Weary Watkins���"The doctors say J  Ave ought lo cat   more   cereal food." |  Hnnery niggins���"T'ley is too much of j  the serial  business Shout our style of  eatin' already."----Indianapolis Journal.  T^fc  AsaeBsmpiif .Work Conti-jiclK Tnlcon.  Parties wishing to have assessment  work done'on claims in the vicinity of  Moyie, will do well to consult or writs  the undersigned if or terms. Work  left in my care'will  lie   promptly  at-  a most, highly-mettled animal, she was { ended   lo,   and   satisfaction    wrjl   he  usually as docile a-s akitten,      , guaranteed.  given ine tbe day before by an, oflicer  lately arrived from the states, when my  mare, which I was hplding by- therein,  gnve a convulsive sh.uJuTlier and. nearly  broke away from nie. 'I could not for a  ructment divine y^-hat had caused hex��  trepidation, for when with roe, although  SAW AND PLANINS MILL,  (Ij.  aiare.  Thi--re are jerapty piwirs ^tgaln&t ,t'ho wall.  Arid   the wide, ,o/d" rooms are strangely  still, ���   - -  The day is sad, though the sunahlno falls  Like sifted goI,<T.dh''th;t-"windowsill. '  And the dear, eld'w'l/e Li'her quiet way  poos tho'homely taslts she Is wont to do,  But Iho tears fall" fast ^s'she sadly thjntfs '  Of the lohc-sonie table set for two,   ' '  ���Jeanette La FkjjnjKjy,  in .Good Housekeeping.    merits made by this "expert" it  would  appear that most of the data was   obtained over three years ago  instead of.  "during   the  p;ist year.-"   'If  lie  had  visited   (he   St..   JBugenc   during'the  time mentioned he would have  found  nearer to 3,00.0  feet   of   tunnels  and  sliafts than 1,200  feet, and  closer  to  7,000  than 1,500,   tons   of   ore  taken  out.    The statement that "this group  bf claims was bonded to a large English  syndicate about the first  of  Febriuuy  last" is a gross  error   and   was  surely  known so to Grace before Mr. J���'s  "copy" was given to the compositor.  Mr. Grace should exercise a" more  liberal use of the "blue pencil" on  copy turned in by,fogy contributors,  iuui thereby avoid making his paper  appear ridiculous in the eyes of tlie  intelligent public.  Colonel   Bray ton   strayed   over, to  Fort   Steele,  last    week   and , fairly  showered boqueth  on    the   town   and  tlie   people.      He -uleo    turned     his  bellows on   Grace   of   the  Prospector  and  gave  him  a   breeze.   , The  Prospector in return "tins up';' .the Colonel  ��� and Lias ina.ny nice  things   to  ?ny  of  him.    Grace winds' up,, his   eulogistic  remarks by saying that "It is   evident  that Colonel Bray ton is of the opinion  that mines nn.ke   towns,   and   that  a  town with vast   mineral   resources   in  cl(>s<e proximity, is sine to he   a.  large  and   prosperous   town."    The   gallant  Colonel is nut only of   the  opinion   of  the foregoing statement, hut  is  absolutely   certain    of   it.     He    bus, just  passed through the arduous experience  of attempting to build a  rival   town a  distance fioni   some  i-ic-h   mines,   and  not only made a booby of himself, lmt|  of his company n& well.  United States   senators  and   representatives who led  in   fiery   demands  last summer for  immediate   war  with  Spain, and  who   then   denounced, the  president because his-   prophetic  fore-"  sight   warned   him   that   war    would  bring in   its   train   consequences  and  grave   responsibilities  winch   no   one  could    foresee,    are    now    protesting:  against the acceptance   of   the  grave i  responsibilities which have been forced '  upon the United   States   in   the   Fhi'-i  ipptnes.    It   is   also   shameful     that'  American   senators   and    representatives should bubble and   blubber  over  the savage losses of the Filipinos, and  have never  a   teardrop   and never   a  ;^he oniy indigenous, ipng-taUed ,cat  in   America,   f&v.tli  pf   "the   thirtieth  parallel of Jan'^dc, is thfi cougar],   The  wildcats,  so-called, are    Jynxes    with  short tails, and. gf ��jiese tliere are f.hree  distinct species.   3B;u\t .there is only one  true representative pf tlie genu's Fob's;  and that is the animal firs-t above .mentioned.   It  has received many trivial,  appellations. TiriWng tlie early American trappers aud  hunters east ,of tlio  Mississippi    river,    it is ' called-    the  panther, or, in their patois, "pointer;"  in the J.tocky mountains and. California,  the''California hop." > '   ���  There .are few wild animals, says the  St. Louis Hepublic.'so regular in their  color as the cougar; very little variety  lias been observed among many specimens.    The cougar of mature age is of  .i lawny red color, ...Lioal i.Li.'oriLi c/. ...  the wliole  body,   although somewhat  paler about the face ami the parts un-  dcrneath.   Though considered tlie representative of the lion in America, his  resemblance to the royal beast is but  sligli]b,    llis color alone entitles him to  such an honor.  lie is a tree .climbpr, He can roo\int  a. free with the. agility pf a. cat, and, al-  thougli so large ai. animal, lie climbsby  nieans .of his clawa���not by hugging,  after the manlier of hears a.nd oppos-  sums,  Wlule climbing a tree ,his claws can  be heard, cracking along the bark as he  mounts upward. ITf?. sometimes lies  squat along a horizontal branch���a low-  /.jr one���for tho purpose of springing  upon A decr.orsucliiL-ther animal as Jie  wishes- to feed upon. The ledge of a  cliff is also a fayprite haunt, and such  are known amopg old hunters jis "pan-  jdier ledges."  T)ie Cascade range, and every tributary chalp of mopnraips on the vnstTa-  rific slope, was the- haJiitat of the  fougar, or mountain lion, as c%-er3"lx>dy  otit t.bere called the ferocious benst.  The cougar rarely ventured out of tho  great forests, however, the deer and  mountain sheep furnishing them their  general food.  In 16G7 I wn-s stationed at Fort Sin-  coe, in the valley of the same name, in  Washington territory, as it was theji  called, One afternoon in June of the  \ ear mentioned, I started for Fort Dallas, G5 miles from Fort. Sincoe, on the  Columbia, river,  Tliere were no wagon roads ia those  early days. Everything had to be carried on pack mules, liecause of tlie  rough, rocky and precipitous character  of the countn-. The majority of the  mule (rails were what are called "zigzags;" tliat is, angling from right to  left up the steep sides of the mountains, it being impossible to make tlie  ascent, by going stmight up their  scarped faces.  I mounted my beautiful coal-black  mare, retain ma. one of those strong  Indian ponies famous for their endurance and ability to climb the fearful,  narrow pathways, only by which communication between points wan niadc  possible.  I left tlie post without carrying any  arms���not even a revoher���a careless  habit of mine,   for which I was repri  The moon was nearly over my head,  nnd 1, gazed around in wonder for some  minutes' to-learn the cause of jxiy pet  riJiimal's strange action.    Presently, on  looking at the very eenjter of the.cl.uster  of blasted cedars, J saw two great green  ryes staring at me with a steadiness  jlhat was.appalling-.    For a moment I  was  seemingly fascinated by tlie uncanny vision, but in another instant all  sense of possible superstition vanished,  .as  I saw the bushes move and heard  dead twigs lying ou the ground craclt  as if under the foot of some heavy animal treading on    tJiem.    With,   bated  breath,   I  saw   a   monstrous   eougar  stealthil}' crawl out of the, tangled mass  of brushwood in a crouching attitude,  its tail slowly oscillating, as does tliajtpf  the  domestic cat   when   watching    a  rnouschole.  The beast evidently ��hen sa*v me for  the firjst'time, and, as is natural with the  species, ins,tinc]tiyjjiy drew back, as if to  fly from the presence of man. It was'  my handsome mare the cougar coveted,  bur,, seeing hie, it deferred the fatal  spring it liad contemplated at the moment its eyes first me.c- mine.  I soothed "Petaluma as be9t I could,  but her trembling was not intho least  abated, though she rubbed her nose  against my eo.a.t sleeve, as was lier wont  when I caressed lier. She seemed a little more passive���that is, she did not  attempt those frantic jumps in her efforts to got awa}- that at first characterized her terrible friglit when she  smelled tho.'cougar, or by some instinct  became, aware of its proximity.  Wnat I had to'do, and do quickly, was  to get away from there as soon as possi-  i ble,  for I did not know how soon the  ferocious brute, pearly famished with ]  hunger, maybe, rnighf raake'an effort-to  fasten its liorridelaw^'Jnlo the flanks of  my marc, ignoring my presence entirely.    So I hurriedly knocked the tobacco  from my pipe, And, broking Petaluma \  on tbe shoulder, mounted her as rapidly I  as I ever had Jjefore in my life, and was !  S. A. SCOTT,  3HK  _ <    , HOTEL FOJ1 SAJ-E.,  Tlw Lake Shore Hotel in Moyie is  for sale! The building is 36x52 in  siz,e-; has 10 bedrooms, -bar room, oi-  ficc, dining'roorn and kitchen; furnished throughout and in a good location. ' For further particulars -apply to  Clayton, Manuel & Co.,  or to ,    Nujj&o.v;  J. M. LrsusAY, Moyie.   ���  All Kinds of Rougfc amd  Dressed Lumber, , ,  MOYIE CITY, Ji.  C.  fGK *'IHCfiS   AJ'W.Y 4K   WHITE  G.R.MUIR. Mgi\  A  BKEWERY.  -o-  -HKKwKJIS  OF���  NOTJCIi.  Thirty, days after date 1 intend to Apply to tho  Government Agent-at Fort Steele fa-a transfer  of the honor license for the .Central Hotel.,  Movie, from myself to Victor Desau-lnier.  -MARTIN FOLKY. ���  Dated at Moyie, Aliis, 1st dny of March, ISon.  ill.'       (KK(iS  AND  I-J0TTLJ5S.  FINE LAGER   BEER  AND PORTER'.    ���    .  77"  fs.tlwjOnly Cure   Specially   Prepared  FOR  Try KOOTENAY  a Coughs and  Bottle Colds.   .   .  Sent by Srail 1.(1 Cents.  R- m!~BEj��TTIE,  ���  Driijrfjist, CltAiVItltoOK, IJ. C  OjtDJSR.S  FllO.MPTLY ATTKNDKl) TO.  R. Rieestrer jand Co., Props.,  NELSON, B. C  FOR FINE  o  ADDRESS  Ca,l ifozri^Li^t, ~^JUr��iOL.<& Co.,  NELSON.'  Ms  ;"���    ���'  ft';?  PATRONIZE   ��  WHITE LABOR .  J3y Sending Your Work To the  Fort Steele Mercantile  COMPANY.   (LIMITED.)  We carry complete lines of  no sooner sea tod -firm )y in ���mv. saddle It     i r<t j *  than, without a word or other'ipipulse , lg*��Q      MQ��Q    ^11110^.  word of tender grief for the  American I "iaIulert morc thaii 0,u;t' b.v ���y '-0"1-  bnmnc- ��ri-,-,.i,  i-,,.,, ,,���������    .1    ��� '        luandiiig  officer:  but one  becomes in-  homes which nine given their   sons to ' -lifrcrcnt to eonstatit danger i.  the defense of lhe starry banner.  Libby News : The metal market is  experiencing an almost unprecedented  boom. Copper is being quoted from  day to day at eighteen cents and upwards, while lead, is hovering about  the $4.50 mark. The price is an  open market, price for, both metals,  and is caused simply by the increased  demand. These conditions seem to  presage.an unexampled boom in the  mining industry and really mirituous  propositions will be able to command  attention from the investing public  during the coming season, and the  undeveloped camps, vvhicb have' sur-  viver the hard times on their merits-  will get the benefit of it.  The Western' Mining World pertinently says that the biggest mistake a  mining company can make is to suppose that because a  man   is "sharp"  or n "good fellow," or has made a sue-  ceh-v ;it something else, that he can  run a mine.  i a \\ ild  i country, and I was never cured of the  fault. I reached th? foot of fho. first  "zig-zag," at tbe west side of the valley, where it juts against the ra.nge of  mountain's about sundown, and, lx>-  fore essaying the ascent, dismounted  and cinched my saddle.  In a little more 'than'three hours I  reached the summit, making frequent  halts to wind my animal, for she hod  labored heavily in struggling up tlie  grade. '.'������ ;',  When _ I started on again, after resting 20 or 30 minutes, the moon,which  was at its full, now appeared at the  verge of the horizon, way below me at  the lower end of the valley, and began  to light up the trail on the summit of  the range, so that in the clear, cloudless sky objects were a~s distinctly visible as at-noonday, though the atmosphere and all nature seemed- tinged  ���with a silver sheen.  The trail on the summit of the. range  ran over a narrow.tableland for .several'  miles, and then entered the deep pine  arid cedar forest at. the other extremity  of the chain of great hills over which I  was going.    A ride of 12 miles further  from me, she made a bolt down the  trail that nearly threw me over her  head,' at the same instant seeming to  shrink convulsively in o. frantic effort to  look behind lier.  I sj-mpathct'icalJy turned my Iieaci  around and gazed at the bare Iiilltop  this side of the blasted cedars, and. to  my horror, saw t.hoso great green ayes I  but- a few rods behind me, following  ruy trail with a sort of crouching,  crawling motion, all ready, evidently,  to spring the moment it had covered  the. right distance.  When .1 noticed that the cougar wa.s  crawling in its crouching attitude behind me I had presence of mind enough  to think that if I reined my liorse and  made her walk, it would impress the  cougar with tlie. fact that I w as there  as well as the unhmil it wanted to devour for its late supper. I could thwart  itadesigus.as I feltconfident that where  I had Jirstseen thecougar,'in a.na.rrow  vallej', surrounded by lofty mountains^  heavily timbered, the government Jiad  erected a blockhouse1 and a corral, iri  wlneli were herded a number of horses  ami mules, to be used as relays between  five military ]>osts.  I hoped that 1 sliould be able to make  that jx>int in about two hours from fho  cluster of cedars, but. now that the cougar hod enteral a.s a factor in my cal-  culations, I did not Jcnow whether I  should reach the blockhouse at all, or  maybe only on foot, with my beautiful  mare's bones left on. the trail, picked  clean by the vicious beast that was following- me.  True to its instincts, it was really  afraid of me. I succeeded with great  difficulty, however, in coaxing my  mare into n, slow walk, the effect of  which resulted as I surmised it would.  The. cougar ceased at once its fearful  bounds, and settled down into a shambling- wort of gait, dropping further behind me at the moment.  Desirous of knowing for a certainty  whether my tactics were the sudden  cause of the creature's abrupt ehnngi- of  movement, I allowed Petaluma. to  break into a quick lojx\ and the instant  the Jiuge cat noticed tlie mare's renewed effort to get away, it commenced its former notion. I then  slackened my go.it, and to my intense  satisfaction the cougar once more  lagged behind, renewing its slow movements, aud seemed to be now watchr  ing the rider closer than itdid tho mare.  I did not again dare to let Petaluma,  go any faster than a. walk, arid during  the w-holc 12 miles to the blockhouse,  as long as I maintained that slow gait;  the cougar did hot try to spring toward  us. ',.'.' ' ���'������'���  ��� After continuing in that tiresome  manner-for about four hours, I at lusst  entered the little valley, and just as I  rode out of the lieavy timber into the  bright moonlight, the terrible'' beast  gave one awful roar and turned back  into the forest, a sad amd disappointed  cougar.  I. changed animals at the blockhouse1  and rode on to tlie river without further adventure, happy in, ha.ving saved  PHILIP CONKAD, -Puop.  Dry G-oods,  Groceries,  Hardware.  GOOD WOI.JC.  J'l.IOF-S ' UnASONAUhK  ���s&  Ih'gin the ne<v year right l;>y  sending your subscription to  WINES,   LIQUORS   AND* CIGARS  M0Y1E,.   EAST KOOTENAY, B. C.  1 ' t  The'above hotel has been "recently erected, and neatly .lurnished throughout,.  Cosy  and Comfortable   Rooms  The bar is supplied   wiili   ilia  ', best  brands   of .liquors   'and   ���  ,  '    cigars.  Headquarters for Mining'Men.  ^4r  t.v wiio.'.cs.w.r..  CruiihrcKiIc,  i-oi-t Steele    ���   Wardenr.  PIONEER  cKILLOP  ASSAYJIilH^c  Remember it is.only  A special   reduction in heating stoves   while   they   last..  A full line of hardware of all  kinds always on   hand.    Orders attended   to   promptly.  NELSON,  B. C.  G. H. MINER, Prop.,   CKA.vnuook.  ���S.-Si'S\>g|  '^'^^���,ss1-  MERCHANT TATLOR,  CRANBROOK. i  I  !  Repairing Neatly and Promptly E.\-j  ecu ted. Special Attention Given j  to Mail Orders.  Suits  Made to   Order.  IfYou  Want Anything  IN THE DRUG LINE OR  ASSAYERS'    SUPPLIES,  Cull on or write  w, f: teetzel &, co���  -VKLSOX, M. C.  ������������������������������� llll �����:  CANADIAN PACIFIC  RAILWAY  ���AND���  Soo    Railway   Line  CANADA'S  NATIONAL  HIGHWAY  The Short nnd r<i-;  lloute lo and Fi on  .   KOOTKNAY  COITN'IUV.  Orders taken for  .TOSEril NEII1EKSXADT, I'rop.  Lager beer sold   by the   l-Ceg or  dozen  bottles.  First Class and Tourist  Sleepers Through From  Pacific to Atlantic.  Through Tickets Issued  and Baggage Checked to  Destination.    .'..'���  .my  bea.ui.iful Peta-ltirha,  and  possibly  ���it���.-^     ,      , ,    ,      myself, from the iaws of the huiip-rv'  T   ���Vtnr;    ? * loncl3;.��Pot, entirely'   bp,   t, ;..hicll  hfld ^ JJol&��  lorn^d d of timber excepting r, groupof    com >a,nidn fc^r so many weary nines  ''lasted cedars about an acre-hi extent. j ^"ws.  Bottled Beer  in Stock. . . .  Outside Orders Given Strict Attention.  Connecting' Tri-weekly  via- Macleod, or via.  Kootenay LandiDg,  Apply lor Kates, Maps,' Time Cards, Ticket!- ainl  .Kull Iufprmatiou to Nearest Local  Agent, or  \V. F. AND15HS0N, Trav. Pass. Agent,  Nelson.  E. J. COYLE--  District Passenger Agent,  Vancouver  B. C.  Bo sure your tlcketrcads.via C, r. 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