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H; SMYTHE, MGR'  _    ^JL 1=._  M^BWW!aWWMMaTatMB^MMMI^WMtWaWM'*>��" II    I I   f  O 'I 111���MM���S���WMII��� I WW.  . ���,-.    ���������.���...,���   , ,-.^-..,       ..,..,-,.     i.i.       l     .        in,.      i,i... .,.���,.. i  - z$sr am /s>i-^*A- z^s-tfA ��*>:r-?4}s. ^r-^n-j-r-T-jT 7.-A-ir1jsr7.*jrz.*A" /-C-r-*v-*" "'-J- ^vr*y  -     ' , ��� ' J-  The only house in East Kooteuay *  heated throughout with hotair.   . -    '       j|  First class in every respect. . -Special ,���  rates Iq boarders. Good sample room j]  for commercial men.        " ���  ImOPOLITAN  II JlJ'JLv*  European plan.   .Open day aud night.  E. II. S.VIA.IX Prop.  CRANBROOK, - -  B. C,  97 &sb ^���farh^s^rtoLxfash sb tfTLsh-xb-sh^xtr *rf* sfrJ&sOt & stub  i��aj..Mia-aaii-a��iiiwiiliilil��ai|l|ia��;iM|iaMa^  \*r.jiP.j!*jM0\ *�����*.  T. jbESAtL^IEfillfc bG.,VtdvS:  Reghtar Meals Sefve'djii'; the Dining  ��� Rooiri^with Shobt^O'jrdbrs between  'hicalS;   '    ' "  i * i  [eadquarfepsjfe'p ^ommenclai arid Mining Men.*  AVENUE, *-=  ���      ���        .MOYIE,  B. C.      ilvl  ?-T5?>��Sft-'��V ����t.'''^.*''^.*l-^  fs'l?:  /���-4|li-s>  W.    FKITII^ProjiriijU-l.'  hotel jsjiiow open to  tlio ptiblic,- atidjis  wolf^S^-r"'  it the best  brands of'wines;  ���stock;        ;       ;  r  ..'.-.-.Js-J^S:  I.- Ar^wjigsf  \*mm class  A ccoMiionk tions.  MOYIE, B.    C  ....  .1*  . ..   .&. CAMPBkLfc,A:T.CLAiiiL  pW &6��<il is itfew' and well Euf nishect  The  *!'  '-w  THE I1R8' UNION BiLL  Surpassed   All  Expectations.  AN UffQALIFED" SUCCESS  The'   minors' Slio\re��l   What They.  Could  Do   and Establlslied a   Reputation  ��� for Themselves.  With the ' cake ��� walk, the medley,  the singing of Auld Lang Syne and,  the giving of three cheers" for the  riiiners of Moyie; the first annual ball  of the Moyje Miners Union was  brought to au end.  Just three months, ago the Moyie  Miners' Uflu'on No Tl ���was organized  and from a small beginning has grown  to a prosperous order of nearly one  hundred-members. That the organization has the timber in it to push  forward and achieve the' ambition of  each member to make it the banner  union of'the Koot'enays seems more  than probable judging by the .decided  success of the ball last night. It was  undoubtedly the crowning event in  the social life of Moyie. McGregor  liall, which is spaciousaud well floored,  was placed in tbe hands 'of a committee of ladies and .gentlemen early  in the week, and' that they were ' artistic as"well as energetic workers tho  'decorations amply testity. - The national colors, the American flag, the  Irish flag,'bunting and evergreens  were- interwoven and distributed over  the walls ,and ceiliug, making the  room a veritable bower of beauty and  fragrance. Over the stage the words  '; Welcome to All'* were woven in evergreens and bene'ath were the letters  "W;.,F; M. No. 71." .On one side of the  wall were crossed the miners' pick and  "shovel over ah Irish flag with words  "Erin Go B'raugb," and on the opposite  was a typical' 49'ers' outfit with the  words ''The Days of 49" in gold letters.  Hanging on the wall in1 the back of  tbe hall was a life sized portrait of  Her Majesty, Queen Victoria.  ? As early as 9 o'clock the crowd began to gather and when the address  of welcome and the graud march announcement were made by President  Elmer, wlic had charge of the floor  committee, the large hall wan filled  with a handsomely dres'c-ed . crowd  numbering over 150. Miners' Union  badges aud shamrocks" were conspicuous on all sides. The music was furn.  ished by Professor Karl Webber  at the piano; S. T. Fox, slide tormbone  and Wm. Mills, flute. 'All present  were unanimous in saying that it was  the finest music ever furnished at a  ball in( Moyie, and the orchestra received 'many compliments from the  guests. Supper was" Served at the  Movie hotel, and 131 persons participated. There was an'abundance of  everything and the service was excellent, th'e attendance being anip'le courteous and obliging. The ball was, no  doubt the grandest affair of its kind  ever given in Soiith East Kootcnay,  and it is satisfactory to know that the  union has a substantial cash balance  over all expensed.  j.te^aTK:et affdrds. The] Bat is -biueq-.wiui-jB  [^||thel ��@st 0T&xL&A of ��� M$tes; siM ��%aTS< |  j'vy^M ,    ������������������  ^i'^o'vi-xvr '',.'���'���'      if  \��dm AND MINING ME& ... ,..,,., Lr.-^.ur^. I  pro^iE,    ... _- _;���'   .   ._-       _        jr.     ��� ��RiT3e:ef kb-lvntlsiA. p  f."',SJ-'ff.i' ���       ��� ���    .  ���xi"io "Way Thoy I>o iii Jtroylo.  Nelson Tribune: The working miners around Moyie have sot th'e mine  managers of other districts a good ox-  ample. Prior to the settiemen't of the  wage dispute iii the gloc'an they were  recevihg $3.50 per day for hand drilling. Th'6y were in no way affected by  the Slocan trouble, but when the compromise was arrived at the management of the St. Eugene Consolidated  suggested that the hand drillers recognize tho $3.25 scale, which they did.  This is as it should be, and the bucking mine managers of the Nelson district would be; acting the graceful  part if they top, fell into.' line and  'recognised the S'locah conip'romise as  tne standard wage foi- .their district.  it is an-eyeu break between-what, the  miners asked and what _ ihe ,mine  inanagers offered in the' first .instance.  LOCAL   NEWS.  A. H. Trent transacted   business  in  Cranbrook Thureday.  ���   0. A, Miner of   Cranbrook   was   in  Moyie Thursday.  C. ,7. Rose took in the sights of "the  beautiful" this week.  N. A. MacKe'nzie, of the Manhattan  hotel, was in Fer'nie this week.  Robt. Campbell made a flying trip  to,Cranbrook yesterday.  Mrs. Mansfield, Mrs. Frith and Miss  Cardiff went into  Cianbrpok today.  W. F. Gurd was out from Cranbrook  lastjSaiurday and returned Sunday.  Al Richardson was r in Cranbrook  and Fort Steele Wednesday and Thursday.  W. T.   Jameson arid  family  have  'moved back  to  the  Clark ranch  for  '       <���- ,  the summer.  Thos. Parkinson, representing F. R,  Stewart & Co., Nelson, was in Moyie  Wednesday.  Mrs. Helen Hanvey, chef at the  Central, Is spending a- short vacation  *in Spokane.  Geo.',Reed has purchased a business  lot in the Lake Shore addition from  J. P. Farrell.. ���   ��� >  *      I I        '  D. J. Elmer returned from a trip to  Cranbrook, Fort Steele and Fernie  last .Monday. t  Mrs. E. M. Lawlor left Thursday  morning for Nelson., She will be. absent for a week ,or ten days.  ' Mr, and Mrs. Elmer's baby, the  first and o.i.y child born in Moyie,  was one yen - old on the 6th inst.  'A. K. Cameron, for a'short time in  the employ of the Park, Mitchell & Co.,  left Wednesday fot Winnipeg to .remain.  Rev. Dunn will Dot be here to hold  service tomorrow evening, as he has  been detained in Craubrook. '  , D. J. Elmer,' president of the ^liner's  Union, has purchased a, $500 Karh  piano and,has had it placed in McGregor hall.  ,   J. H. Thomson, a  young  telegraph  operator   receutly   from     Henderson,  Maine, is now in Moyie as assistant to  Agent Mansfield of tne C.T?. R.  W. P. White, foreman at the St.  Eugene mine, is taking a layoff and is  now in Calgary,'Alberta. Archie Fillmore is .holding hie position during  his absence.  ���A letter   has   been   received . from  Karl Neitzel, now living in Spokane,  stating" that  ou  March cUh  his  wife  presented liim with a nine pound boy.  Mother and child are doing nicely.  R. A, Smith has turned book ag'erit  and  is   tiut   on - the   road   soliciting  order's for -The Life of  Moody''  and  "The Transvaal War,''  Chas.'Kauffman, until recently proprietor of the .-KduffnJ-in ho'use-; bid  his many friends good bye and took  his departure for Spokane Wednesday.  Seldom is stlch fine -weather seen in  the Ko'otenays at   this   s'easo'ri  year as   is  beiiig   experienced  at  the  i)eWey is  siuiaied   ab'o'ilt   three   miles  present tinic.    While  the  bights  are  a0l{tl. -,^,6t. yf Moyie; and  was' located  soinewhat chilly; th'e days  are  excep  tioually warm' and sdndh'iny,'  Among those  frdni   the  outSide  to  slidwiag;  attend   tlie   Miners'   Union1   ball  last  PEES, STEIN SDRRENDESS  Orange Freel State   in  Hands of British,  TJNION . JACK   WAVES  jre'derals    Have    Withdrawn   From  Neighborhood and All Appears  Quite In the City.  the  'London, March 14.���Lord Roberts  sent this'dispatch to the war office,  announcing hie occupation of Bloem-  fontein":  "Bloernfontein. March 13.-���Bv the  help of God and by the- bravery of her  majesty's soldiers, the troop3 .under  my command have, taken possession  of Blomfontein. The British flag now  flies over the presidency! evacuated  last evening by Mr. Steyn, late president of'the Orange Free State.'' The  keys to the public offices are now in  my possession. The enemy has withdrawn from the-neighborhood and all  seems quiet. The inhabitants - of  Bloernfontein gave the troops a cordial  welcome."  Bloernfontein surrendered ' at 10  ���'o'clock Wednesday. It was-'occupied  at' noon. President Steyn, with a  Majority of, the righting burgher's, has  fled northward. ' General French was  within five miles of the place Monday  afternoon. He sent'a summons into  town, threatening to bombard unless  it surrenberod by 4. a.'m. Tuesday. A  white flag was hoisted Tuesday morning, and a deputation <-f the ��� town  council, with Mayor Kellner, came  out lo meet 'Lord Roberts at'Spitz  Kop, five miles south of the -town,  making a (formal surrender of the  place. Lord Roberts made a state  entry at noon. ��� He received a tremendous ovation'. After visiting the pub-'  lie buildings he went to the official  residence of the president, followed by  a cheering crowd, who waved lhe  "British flag and sang the British  national anthem. They were in a  condition of frenzied excitement,  ' Lord Roberts has headquarters at  the president's house and there are  many of the British wounded in the  building.   Sow Uloylo Residents.  iTernie ifree Press i Messrs, "Doo"  Pullman aud N. A. MacKin&e,- late  bartender and clerk respectively! of  the Royal Hot-olj have leased the  KaUffmari House id Moyie, and left  the first of the wdelt to take charge.  Johnny Hdnter went with them as  porter. ELith MessYs. Pullman and  MacKenzio are popular young men  aud should do well.  iJeal o'ri trie liewefS  A deal  was hiadb"   titi   tlie   tietfe'y  jroup this week id v>'liicU *f ddi -&ade'r  seen in pdrci;ag-.d tlie iritr&ts held  id  it by  of  tbe   Miirtinl^lfeya'ridil.Mcb'ougall:    Tlie  miles  .ocated  nearly' two year* ago'.    It  is a galena  proposition'    add    Has   a"   promising  night \verc Mr. atid Mrs. F. M. Med-  lidrof; Mrs. McMillan, Miss Molinet  E. 11. Small, W. D. Hill and James  Montgomery, Cranbrook, and Dr.  Wilson/ Fernie*.  Mrs. E. H. Wefgih demonstrated  her ability iii the fishing liud Monday  when she ro'turried home in tlib ev&n-  ing with a string of S fish, which she  had caught in tlie lafce through a  hole in th'e ice during the afternoon.  Several of the fish weighed three and  a half pounds each.  Manager Croniii of the St. Eugene  gave liis miners the privilege of laying  off last night that they . might attend'  their ball,' and, the, .boys duly appreciated th'e lavof'.; Thus we'see the  friendly feeling which't exists betwe'en  the mi u'e manager and the miners in  the Moyie camp.  nOTEt   ABRIYAJOS.  Cb-VTrai; Hotkl���J Norris, Nelson;  J Thompson," Henderson; Maine; Alex  Kellet, Green wood ;E S Pollard; Goat-  fell ; M MacKiiy, Nelson; S 3 Mighto'u;  Hamilton; C A Miner; li) H Small,  Cranbrook; F A Roes'; Winnipeg;  Thos; Ca>_iic, .Kaslo; P barrigaii;  Moyie; U Jamison, Winnipeg; Prof.  Cooper and wife; Fort Steele.'  ...... Prof. Vin'tei- F. Cooper and hiS  wife  A'iil-cry Kiiniihg Married.      . ....     ' . j'   . ������   -n.-**  ji,,      ...             i��   t-      i2����Af���.v��? , have  returned   to Moyie.  The   last   issue    of -,the   l��o6ten��] >\~a.....   .���<-...     f ...  Heiald, published ataBonners  Ferry.,  liave returned Id Moyie. The professor will iectiire tpn'igh't in M6-  (jrego'r nail on *pnreno'lo'grv.'  Toraorfow  li-.Vi'l'-l'Jj ktt ��.���   JsLt:.V^   J ��� TJiwf.J-i'-'   Js>W  er a lecture   on  ^n'aticiVm."      I-iis"  ant;  if  What.'-* Xoiir Face Worth'/  Sometimes a fortune, but never,  you have a-sallow complexion, a jaundiced look, moth" patches and blotches'  on the skin,-all signs of Liver Trouble.  But t)r. King's New Life Pills give  Clear Skin, Rosy .Cheeks, Rich Complexion. Only 25" cehts at Hope &  Beatile's Drug Stoie.  Building Notes'.  , tf. T. McGregor is. putting   lip   an  isx2-J-: reaidehce oii tlie hfatik portion of  hia tot;  fc'iifldihg  {ip;  if. i. Iii'1 mei'iwill rn'dve into his tievv  residence on Victoria next week";  Landslide at Sandon.'  Sandon, March 11. A terrible fatality  occurred here today at noon by which  William MacLeod lost' his life and  Mrs. H. Nash lies in' a very precarious  condition. Just above' the Slocan  gulch the bankd are very steep,. and  the rain and thaw ot the last,36 hours  had so loosened the earth along the  hillside that ' a mass of . eai th  one hundred yards long and seventy-  five yard3 wide, came down with a  rush,' completely Wrecking six residences in the' Lovatt. addition. The  houses were all occupied except .one,  and fears for the safety of the' occupants brought the whole town to the  scene of the disaster. ��� '  . ' o  Rescuers started to work on the  wrecked buildings and Mrs. Fog? and'  her tittle a-irl were gotten" but of the-  debris only' slightly injured. A few  moments after Mrs. Nash ��� was taken  from the ruins'and carried to ,the"  house of some friends, where it was  found that she-had suffered serioua  injury. D      -     , .    v" '  Willian MacLeod Was A native or  East Granville, P. E. I., and. has followed mining in this camp for several  years. He was a prominent and active member ot the Miners' union, who  'have taken charge of the remains-and  will conduct the funeral.  CRANBROOK    ITEMS.  Cranbrook Herald!  George Johnson, the assayer, has?  secured rooms in the postoffice block  and will have his rooms tliere as soon  as they are fitted up, '  J. R. Costigan will move' his office  to rooms in . the postoffice block as  soon as the work of refitting the place  is completed.  ���W. F. Gurd will occupy the rooms'  vacated by the OranbrookV-Stationery  company in the townsite building.  R. E. Beattie will aooh commence  tlie work of enlarging hia store room  He will add the room, now occupied  by W. T. Reid &. Co., giving him twice  the room he now ��� lias. This will be  fitted up in good ' ehape, and when  completed he will have the beat fitted  drug store in Bast Kootenay.  The Fort Steele Mercantile company has installed a magnificent ilre  proof safe in���their" store in this city.  It weighs 2,600 pounds and is "a  beauty.,  il-m  mi aim '      '   "  ���'���������*��������        ll     I ���  James Kerrigan & Co,  o&AtftfitOoe, is. e.  Wholesale Grroeei-g  ANB  Qetker&l Agents!,  HdrHe' arid  Fdreigti   Btinded  h'diises\  Wafe*-  Wishkey, Wines, Beer,  Cigars, Produce, Friiit,  Etc-   Etc-i   Etc.v    Ste.  correspondence: invited.  , .a, ���  ll  I  \'-~  Hoii^e  Lining  dotton  A . 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J  I' 'I  ���*   .   >4  f -'.  > '  *. !.r.;j  ,.,, 'it.;.. i  S- ,'     a  ', !H, A  s i'^3:  - ,'i'i  !''  I  ^      .' " ...'  (  '  i'AAM  i A  '".   I''1'-'  :-l#  - \A%  ���'���."~'j;.  ������' -Vi'S  *���'  '  \ 'M  :S  '���:'��� ���  ri!:.   ���  ���   -ii';--'.-  y.y'J -  ',:''i;;i  :.]   '.i-S  1   ',-:  ���a?.  "s  as*  r��^  i ii  By WEATHESLEY OHESOY.  rOopTvlrTlV'*. 1309. ��*�������� ���S'es.thorlay C*Jims-.*t.JJ  lost , heart,  she were so  - weary sigh-  fa er eye fell  The "latter  CHAPTER  XIX.  i-j-jyy FLORENCE mostyn's niARY .  When  the  door   closed   behind   hei  captora and shut outcf sight Lady plnr.  ence     Mostyn's     stepbrother.     Matn.-  faiuted.   When she lecovtred conscioii**  aess, it was   only to  lie, numbly  won  dering where   she   was, too Avuak   siiid  0 tick nt heart to realize the horror of tin  ���.itnation���too  dazed   to   hufic-r  much  t-ho passed a restless nighc, aud it wain the early hour--   of  the   nioruiiis b<?  tore nature aiiseired her*self and rhe fell  into a deep sleep.  She awoke clearly and acutely li\ in,.'  in the present, with a sharp consciousness that was agony. There wa? ii'f  gradual piecing together of event-, but  there came the buddeii, vivid reuolh-c  ' lion of all that had happened on (he  previous daj'.  Her thoughts were interrupted by the'  entrance of Sally with a meuJ.   The old  b-ig'voucheafed no remark a.** >Lui phu-i.'!  it  on   the  table, but at once ilep.uicd  aud',the   door was'im-tautly h-ck.-d   bu  hind   her.    Mabel forced herself to oat  '    Then she   investigated the resoureea of  ber prison.    "  The window was boarded up over the  lower faail,��and tho upper portion thaw  ed that it was barred behind. Thero  'wns a email fireplace with a narrow  mantelpiece adorned wilh gaudy orna-  mepis. There were two chairs wilh  tumbled antimacassar*-, the very sight  - of which, made her shudder, reeailiiu;  hs they did the struggle of the pievious  day The only other furniture in the  room were the horsehair sofa ou which  ehe had spout the night and a table covered with a dirty red cloth. i A pile of  boxes and an empty hamper were pushed into ono corner of this cheerless  apartment Matti observed all this mi-  uutely. Finally the polled up a chair  to the window and peered over tho top  of the shutter into the narrow back  street beyond.  A drizzling rain was falling, and  there were few passersby. She wondered what hor fate would bo if she  iiroaaed their attention. Would they  coino to her rescue? She had almost decided to take this desperate step when  tbe door opened and Fitzgerald entered.  "Como down from there," he said  harshly, "aud don't, trytthafc trick on  aqaia, please, or I'lJ board the Jot up."  Then he added in'hia usual manner:  "Lady very beautiful���must not excite  envy and admiration of neighbors. Understand?"  '   He stood gloating over  her discomfiture for a few seconds and  theu  left  ihe room.  For   a  moment   Mabel  , Could she ever  csoape  if  closely watched?   With  a  she left the window, and-  on the boxes and  hamper,  was empty.    So ehe lifted ,ifc down and  tried to open tho box underneath, but it  proved    unyielding.     The   lower    one  seemed to be fastened by a padlock, but  t-'he soon foand that, though the key had  been   turned,   the   loop  had  not   been  torced far  enough down   to catch   the  bolt.    She opened  it easily and  turned  over    the    oon tents���old    newspapers,  curious, roughly drawn plans, a bunch  of. skeleton keyB buried under odds and  tuds  of   all   descriptions,   and   a  few  bookti.  She glanced over the latter, hoping  they might  help her through   the  dreary hours, but they were noc attractive.    They wore  chiefly  racing  calendars and euidebooks.    A prettily bound  YOianie at  leugtn caught  her eye,    It  had  a   lock' to  it,   which   had   beet,  wienchtd   loose.    She  opened  it   with  curiosity, aud   an  exclamation nf  *-i:r  prise burst from her.  i It was  a diary, and on   the fly leaf,  written in a clear girlish handwriting,  was the name of Florence Mostyu i  Mabel's hoaic beat with intense excitement,- and her hands trembled to  that fahe could hardly hold the book. At  hist she opened the diary of the ill fated  girl. The first entry was on her eighteenth birthday, but Mabel glanced  through it rapidly,' turning the pages  with feverish-haste, till her eye caught  Mr. Duraiit's name Then she read every word  Here aro some of the entries:  "J.6SS. Oct. :.'G.���There was fpiile a  crowd of men at Lady Morton's last  night, aud among them was Mr. Arthur  Duraut, the new ownor of Abbinghall  Ho is one of tho.-e wild men ot the west,  who have been to all sorts of impossible  places and seen all sorts of wonderful  things. But papa says that, unlike most  travelers' tnles, Mr. Durant's aro well  worth listening to, and that is high  praise for him. For myself I am not  particularly taken with him, hut that  is nothing. 1 rarely am impressed by  people at first sight. Mr. Duraut bids  fair to bo popular. He keeps good horses  and rides straight. That may account  for it.   .  "Nov. 29.���I observed Mr. Duraut  more particularly today, perhaps because he appeared to notioe mo even  less than usual, if that were possible.  Of course, he is always polite, but he  probably does not consider me worth  more attention than is demanded by or-  dinary courtesy. He has clear, penetrating gray eyes -.aud u firm chin; his  heavy black mustache completely hides  bis month, but I can imagine it to be  clever and capable. I suppose liis forehead, does recede a little tod much.  "Dec. U.���Mr. Duraut dined hero tonight. There was a crowd of peoplo,  but he was the most interesting of them  all, and because 1 waa his host's daughter I-suppose ho felt obliged to be attentive. Wo had a long talk together in  thu drawing room���in fact, he scarcely  .ever left my tide.  "Dec. 11.���Tho hounds mot at Brock-  worth park today, and we killed at  X-.eitfhterr.ou.; the best  ruu this  season.  iv.- i'^raut giivH ma a splendid lead.  I-'- -i.i'-s- i'i'i-II -and alK'iidy knows,every  ii.. 'i - t th" i-OMiry ' '  ''���'..(��� 1 7, ���I r.vv:] u^r complain again  <_,f l.l'r Dariiu! 'a' lack of inttrrt-st Hu is  rif-IjrLte-l with my hcspiral scheme and  I.!**- ���.ifi-.ic'd io ricip me.  "D���   i rf- ��� We diued at>   tbe'Tuwers  toiiKMic     Diii'iei'.*-   tlicro T.ro geupriilly  t-jdions (jrd-.'ji*-. be: tonight was rii*;r-r  eat.    Mr. Durum rook me in     Pei haps  that cccov.i'ilf- tor it.  "li-j.5.1, dan T.���The Cottage hospital  scheme work''splendidly Mr Da rant's  b��>'p is wozn.'.'iful iiS-sii-tiui'-e and by tiie  siiii!'" wo h'jne it will ho reudv foe the  0:-* pati.- iir*-  4 ".l.-iu ,Ti ���Jt is a week (-'ince J have  writ (���'<!! nnylhiug in my diary 1 have  .jyi'ii ,.V:r Durant every day since Ue  was at rho mc��t at lloundsfrofr. and we  were in al rho death at Dunkirk. Thfn  ho v.;as at tho Kof-kins' dance, and tnok  ine iu at Lord Lnnnton's dinner He  wr.s -ininng rbe audience afc the hospital  com-on, and' on Sunday lie 'was at-  church. Ye*-rerday ho walked with me  from the other end of the village. I had'  been ro see oid flunks when I met, him  Ho -was riding, bur ho diimounted and  walked witn mc tn tbe south lodge 1  am al'rr.id he would be'very miserable,  wall-ringall that distiiHce.in riding'boolu  'Man t:2.���Today I havo refused Lord  Winter again f<u the third time. Why  cannot he take 'No' for an answer? 1  v.osidt'i- if Mr. Dm-anr,pvfar cared enough  for any one to propose threo liincs.-'  "Jan, 2?'���Today  tho   most wonder  fnl thing has happened���Arthur Duraut  h.t-i  askod   me   to   be" his wife 1 ���f  can  hardly realize it yet.  Only when f ckwi*  my eyes   and   again see his gazing into  mine   I   can   Ik-ar    his  words, 'almost  whispered  jn   their  intensity   .'I love  yon,'he said.    T worship you.    I have,,  ioved yon from the moment I-saw you!  I  avoided yon   because 1 felt I was not  worthy to   touch  tho ground on which  yon walked.    Bnfc   surely my   lovo   has  rai'ed me so that 1 dare plead with you  'to Jet   liio try to teach you to love me a  little.'    I'could net.find words,'aud he  thought 1 did not care.    His voice'was  ��� full   of   pain   as   he released my hand  'Forgive mo my presumption.   I am, not  worthy of you.    I have been roughened  by my life, by hardship and travel. 'Forgive mo for daring   to tell my leve, but  1 could hot keep silent any longer.'  His  faeo was white   and sec, hut'still I had  no words.   I held out my hands to him  and   none wero  needed.    I   am   happy,  wildly happy.   Ho loves me, and, oh,  1  love   him   so!   Tomorrow * Arthur >' sees  papa���ih   deference" to,my   wishes,   h'-  says,'fqr he is sure it'ia'iis-iless.   I know  papa is-proud, but he can ha've no fault  to find with him.   "Still, I  am nervi-ns  and Arthur is certain it is useless.   '  'Hie first entry uas'nn Jier eighteenth birth  day.  but  his   remaining on  the spot has, re  moved all suspicion from hi.*-- shoulders.  To b�� continued:  HE' ACCEPTED   THE  CHALLENGE.  "Jan. 23.���Arthur had  an interview  J0with papa this morning,    f met him in  the archery ground 'afterward,    it wains ha feared���papa would not hear him  to tho end and "forbade ��� him to hpeak to  me on the subject.    Ha silenced him in  srant'ly aud   dismissed  him  with -con  rempt.    Arthur vows that nothing shall'  separate   ns and   begs, me   to fly with  him     He. says  tJiat we will be mai^t'ed  by special  license in  London;   that we  shall   go   abroad' and  stay   there   till  papa's wrath hab0cooled.    Then we can  come homo, and all will be well again'  Aitbur little knows  pupa's   implacable  nature.   He,.'is colder than ice. knows no  yielding; and   will   never   pardon.    H j <  'never   forgave   Robert, and   never will  forgive   him,   though   his  faults,   poor  boy, were small   enough.     No, T could  not run away,     lc would not be right.  "Jan. 29.���Today papa &ent for-me  to tht�� library and showed me a lotto-  from Aunt Amelia.' Sho wrote that.  owing to her recent bad health���she  has never kuown a clay's illness in her  lit'*;���her doctor orders her to go to  Al en rone for two months. She will be  pi>i'-ed if Florence will accompany her  iu Tv-hich ca*-e she must be ia Loudon  on Friday. I know this is papa".-; doing  I told him candidly that I did uoi-wish  to fco and would net accept tbe iuvitj  tion. lie said'icily: 'You will go. Flor  ence. Yon will join your aunt, aa fliu*  wishes, on Friday.' I was determined  he should not frighten mo, and answered with a calmne&s that equaled  his: 'No, papa. You know I do not like  Aunt Amelia, and nothing will make  me spend.two months with her. I will  not go.' His only answer was to open  tha door and say, with stinging politeness: 'I have accepted the invitation for  you You will make arrangements to  join vonr aunt on Friday. Yon leave  by the 11:17 train.' I meet Arthur at  (he coppice at 4 o'clock. Yesterday hi**"  pci'i-aa-dou nearly overcame mo. Today  lie hhali not call ine obdurate and cold  Poor Arthur! How sad ho looked when  ho thought his pleading vain! Ifo litth*  knows how my heart ia on tiro with  lovo tor him.  "Wednesday Night,Jan. 30. ��� Arthtu  was waiting at tha coppice aud again  poured out tho passionate entreaty thai  I would fly with him.' I told him aboui  Men tone. Then he held my hand iu a  clasp that hurt me aud breathed hard,  tho words seemed wrung from him  '.My darling, listen! You will go to  Loudon on Friday, but 1 will meet you  there, and we will bo married afc once  Then I was sobbing in hid arms, and Ii-j  was comforting me.  "Jan. 31.���-Tomorrow lam to become  Arthur's wife.    What;   joy that, should  moan   to   me!   And  yet  my   heart   is  heavy.   I ought not to take this step,   ft  is the first thing I havo ever   done   un  doj-hand���and yet���and yet���I lovo him  ���I  love   him, and all   the world 'is as'  nothing' to "i ���.:.'. a gainst my I3V0 for him  Had papa shown mo the slightest afl'ec  tion I conld not   havo left' him   in this  way, but I  hnvo never  known what. ,i:  was to be loved by him.   How can I ro  jvet the trtie love of the man I worship'?-  Touuirrovv, Arthur, I Khali   bo   yonrs-  yours ���forever-!  "Feb. 8.-��� We have been '.married a  week today and are now staying at r  litthi fk'.-.Iforu��hiro village, but Ait'nr  has btjeu most-1'ifj iho timo at Aubii:.'  hail to show hi'msi-lf there and n!':;>  toy r-:uspicioii. Tliere is a great- .-I'-.ui.'k:  in tho   county over   my'disappearauct!  An KTi��ei*'en<:<* "iVlilcli Made a ItrljxlK  Mfi��  ti Man inc.  A ti'jrlillr ckifs-od carnage'drove up to  tlie lii-adinc terminal onti-aiicii. Ail cnia-  ciatiMl man, with eyes that seoniod to  hold tlio t-MTor-of 1*01110 charnal liui-ror un-  hpoakablo, issued from tho station. Two  uii'ii ul' professional appearance aec-om-  pa'iii.'d him. The carriage' door was  ���dammed arid the vehicle driven rapidly  away., 'When it stopped, it was before a  pi-jviif..* iiisl'tution for the insane'in'this  city, and it'closed the last chapter of. a  story���grow-some, horrible, tragic. '_ ���  The occupant of (he carriage was' a  brilliant young lawyer in n city in Now  York state. He was utterly without  U>nr. Lie boasted of it. Time arid again  tests we re- made to break his iron nerve  without avail. It needed the ingenuity of  a group of piodical'students ,to consummate his fate and to crush his spirit ns a  piece of s-tnel in the breaker.  In his city is a college ,of medicine.  Some of his friends were students therein. Secretly they formulated their plan.  When all was ready, a challenge was  made and accepted. The terms were  these: The lawyer was to enter the dissecting room of (he college at 0 o'clock  that night. lie must be unaccompanied.  A dim' light would be burning in the  1'Oi'in. As he'entered he was to, be permitted one glance around the room. Then  ho was'to proceed at'once to the opposite  side of the room and take his seat with  hi-- hack toward "the entire dhsociing  room.' At the end of every half hour, he  wr.*.'ro��� he permitted one chance around.  Thi.s, ni'iis-t continue until-daybreak. No  .-ccoiul look would ''be allowed until the  hah* hour had expired.  Ar I) o'clock (he young man entered the  room.* The felid smell usual to the place  urc.'ted him. A lamp burucd dimly,  I'l'Mwiiii: h.*-'feeble rays on'the dissecting  table. On it lay a shrouded cadaver.  The corners of the room were lilh*il with  grow-some (shadow*., But one look' could  be' taken. The young man drew lip his  r-h.iir, and rc-obiti-Iy turned hi.- kick to  lhe room. The half ho"ur pa.--oil. He  rni'-eil his head nn'] irlancei! over his  -honIiU'i-. The eyelid-- of the cadaver  M'l-med to raise and look at him. He  could not give finolher glance to sat'sfy  hihi-elf and fumed his face awr.y once  ui"i-e. Tho next half hour pas.-ed slowly.  The fetid odor seemed to inci-i'-is-.'. At  i.-i.-t the time came again for the second  look. Quickly he glance.! over hi- shoulder. The head of the corpse M-emed to  he raising itself. The lamp gave a Midden dicker.  Tho next half hour was an eternity.  The surroundings, the silence, the inde-  -���cribable odor, all combined to excite the  young man's imagination to the highest  pitch. .At last the time for the third  look came. Ho was sure now that tbe  head was raised���the eyes,- wide open,  look-ing at him.  B,ut only one look. Twenty minutes  passed. A shriek was heard by, the  watchers outside the room. They rushed  in. The voting lawyer was insanely  laugh big and shrieking. Tlie form on the  dissecting (able had metamorphosed itself    into    the    chief   01'    the    students'  SAYING  AND THINKING.  Tin*  OHTereiice   Between   Their  Henl  unci Assumed  SeiXinietifN.  A gentleman step-- rr'ei �� lady's gown,  aud this is what they s-uid:  H<?���1 beg your pardon, madam. It  ���,t-t> very awkward in me.  She���6h, it is of no consequence. The  blame lies with ray gown, or, rather, with  me for wearing it so long.  And this is what they thought:  He���It serves you right. You've no  business wearing such a thing on the  sneet. 1 hope I've ripped it out at the  gathers.   ' " " .  ' she���Vou   great   lumnius!    Can't  you  walk without walking all over a body?'  Tlie close of Mrs. Brown's call on Mrs.  Smith���this is what they said:  Mrs. Brown���I've had a delightful call.  It is always such a pleasure to be in  your house. Everything seems so charming nnd homelike. - You may be sure that  I BhaU call again very soon and'often.  Good by; dear. I shall expect you at our  house just as soon as you can get rhere.  Mrs. Smith���It's real menu of you not  to stay, longer. You aro always in such  a hurry! But, then, it's no wonder you  long io get home again���such .1 delightful  place, you know. Now don't be such a  stranger, hut call as often as you can.  Oh, yes, it,won't be long before you see  me.   Good by, dear.  This is what they thought:  Mrs. Brown���There, thank fortune,  that call''-, over. And she calls herself  a housekeeper! ...Mercy!, That house is  no better than n kennel. " And what airs  she \mta on over that ugly furniture! I'll  l��i*t anything they have it oil the installment "plan. They won't see me there,  again hi n< hurry. ' If she calls at our  bouse���and it will be just like her to  come spying around���I'll take care not to  be in.    ���    , ,"  Mr-;. Smith���How I do detest that-two  faced  thing!    I,thought she'd  never, go.  I suppose it,was n treat to her to sit  in  II decent room for awhile.' I hope I shan't  see her again for a year at least'. �� The  idea of my returning her call!   Just catch  me at it!    ^ '  ri        _____      < ,  Bob and Dick parting. . What they  s^ird:  Bob---l am- awfully glad' I met you,  old man. 1 say, how well you are hooking! Don't look a day older than you  did ten years ago.  Dick���You'd better talk! By hokey, but  you grow'younger everyday!  What they thought:  ' Boh���Poor Dick is .evidently on his  last tegs. He'll be pegging out soon. But  you'd never make him believe it. I  never knew a fellow so stuck, on himself.  fDick���How Bob fails! And yet he  thinks himself a spring chicken! Such  delusion is actually pathetic. 1 could  almost see him grow old "as~lie "stood before ine. Strange that" a man can't,see  -.when he's going down hill at such a'  tremendous rate!���Boston Transcript  Krur In   Ilif-Th  IMiKion.  A  famous sieople climber was asked if he ever felt fear In his business.  -Of course 1 feel fear at times," he  answered. -'Fear is common ro all  mankind. Not to feel fear Is not courage. To overcome fear is the true quality of courage. I divide tbe nerve force  of a man Into two parts���the Impelling  force ' and the restraining force���tho  same impelling force that causes n  body of recruits at first to run under  lire* and the , restraining force that  ��� ���aus'es them to overcome for various'  reasons the first natural fear. So, In  climbing, one unused to it is by the  natural'impelling force of his norvou.s  ���system afraid,,afraid that his legs, his  arms, his support, will give w.-iy and'  plunge him down. Shakespeare, who  touched on all human emotions, touched on this feeling of fear ln hlgli places  when In 'King Lear" he pictured Ed  ward at the cliffs of Dover.  "The one way to get over the natural  fear,is, by some^'restralning force from  either within or without,  onco when a new boy at sea- was ordered aloft by the mate he trembled  with fear aud begged to be lot out ol  it. 'Upon'my soul, sir, 1 can't go up  iheiv.' This, was his first impelling  impulse. 'But when the male touched  him up with a rope's end he was at the  top of'ibe mast so quick that ihe'mnte  could'not follow him. Tbe pain on his  outer "nerves brought him to his senses  and made him exeri his regirahiing  force. So If you happen, to be wilh  any one w,ho shows signs of fear hi, a  high place a few smart,.slaps on the  ('nee will bring him' to- himself. The  right'medicine for uncou.. icrable fear  Iu a high place is. immediate pain on  the outside nerves."���Boston Transcript.- ' ' ''���'.'  I for a   postponement, in 0r,l mM^  . more   unit!  to  prepare his ,.., ; "*fe^|^|  j '-..I....   '-.''anted   tho  rocue,, ���"   '���&*-��**'  ! tixed and the senior uhmhIh'  ;  \-   lie   lofi   the courtroom  ���       .      4Bf3"s'*T^*5s-^*  1   (I'll--.  Piffiljfefe.  li... j,,, W%^  1     . ���t'-*-'^iS|?K  ixfeE's  I :i.ii't)inr arose and exclaimed  .v..<>nsod. the sacrifice will so 0,',,;'��/!_  The r-c\v_. soon spread, aid A,B^0  Ud n better business, F-^S  When the case was a^ain mr - fiSW��hJ  pl:imtnr appeared, and the ?\n��,;" ��&$Mffik  dlstnlspod.   Tbe firm had ^AA-i^M  their object���advertisement     ^'Ifil  "''" " *-?a  ! '     He Fired.  -:     During tbe siege of Pueblo !>v *���-.  i Anna,  Captain  Kendriek >-f ui."1  j lory.' Inter   professor  at  Yv(>,t n'.;  l was in command at Fort I.oionu,','".'  f Junking ihe city, when Colon..)'cy'  ihe commander of tho Arur-rit..,'--fr"'  s-im ion ed In that vicinity ami Mtl(|^  an cxc-ltuble man, rode nt a mad -^v  I1116 ihe fort and cried:'"Fin* ,itV.  The  crisis   Is  coming!"    The 1,^  /ipom-d  fire, and ramld the Fn.i.rse'i  I remember'' l'0:1'' ��r l*"�� cauDon na otlk-er. <-,.���(-,'  vueiny. asked   Ivcndrick v,linri1(,'t  tiring ai.   .lie calmly i-epiifd, ���������,.  ci-isls."  His  Pfiper'a  Motto.  . ... ���,. _ ������ .._ ..,. ,u; ���MMmf,  a*   1 ,   -f* * f^'**li^>?'t-ill^.*  "What Is It?" .MM  "���What we have wc hold."  "Oh,  S see;, referring to 1 fie circs  tlom    That's good.    But. by tlie t-3  I didn't know you were a putiHu^'*  "I'm bot;   This ls a patent fly psj  ��� I 'hi in del ph in Proaa.  '   STAGE GLINTS.  mm  Em.  *?$  m  If"  m  ���am  m  feSfi  -g;  THE SHOPPING "MAN'S WOES.  L'lileH*-.   Specially  Gifte.l   He   Fnlls   (o  Coiniiiniid  llenpcct  Krom ,Clerk��.'"  "I don't know of anything snore exasperating than an inattentive, clerk," said,  a mild mannered' little man on the street^  car the other night,/'but .unless'you have]  a certain aplomb, a way about you, so to'  speak, you might-ns well endure tlie'eross  in   silence.'    Now, -1   have  a  friend,'''  he  cho,ue. ,  covered  (I nircr.  But  the lawyer never again  re-  his    reason. ��� Philadelphia    In-  A. I-.uTiii.dry Marie.  com iuued; "who possesses just such a  gift, and heedless lo Kay lie is never neglected. I went into a store with him the  j oilier day, and the young woman at lhe  I counter whore we stopped'continued conversing enhnly with another young woman in the next department. 'My'dear  madam,' said my friend blandly, 'I tru-,t'  ���������you 4 will pardon me for intruding upon  that important discussion, but if jun'-  'What do y<-u wishV said the clerk, looking startled. ��� *Do not be,.angry,' ,my  friehd replied, '1 know, of course, that  the occasional interruption of customers  must be annoying, and no doubt'���' By  that time the poor girl was in a nervous  flutter, and 1 really felt, sorry for her.  When we went out, I expressed surprise  at ihe ease w-itb which her attention  bad been secured, and my friend laughed. 'Oh, it's no-trick at all,' he said. 'All  yon have to do is to keep cool yourself.'  '���Next day I was fool enough to try the  system myself after I had camped beside  a counter for ten minutes waiting for s,  large and haughty lady to couclude a  conversation. 'My dear mad'��� I began,  trying to imitate my friend's sang froid.'  'Sir!' exclaimed the saleslady, wheeling  on nie. suddenly and freezing my blood  with ^a ferocious glare. 'My dear.' I  stammered���'my dear'��� Really I could  ,go no further. My tongue stuck to the  roof of my mouth, and I could feel the  sweat breaking out ou my forehead. I  know 1 must have looked the picture of  helpless imbecility. 'What do you mean  by calling me your dear and things like  lhat?' demanded the enraged amazon.  What earthly reply could I make? I did  the only thing possible. I got up nnd  sneaked out, expecting every minute to  feel a policeman grab me by the collar.  So. as I said before, unless you haVe the  way about you you might ns well put up  with these little annoyances. The faculty of blandly Nulling one's fellow beings i.s something that can't bo acquired."���New Orleans Times-Democrat.  A11 Iron Czar.  ' In the "Memoirs of a Revolutionist,"  by Prince Kropotkln, the author says  (hat Alexander II himself, for all he  was, willing to emancipate the serfs,  was a man capable of singular harshness and even brutality. When Kro-  poikln ,was promoted and' was called  with other officers to the side of the  czar, -'the latter congratulated ,'thorn  quietly, speaking about military duty  and loyalty. "But if any of you," he  wont on. distinctly shouting out every  word, his face suddenly contorted, with  .anger���"but If any of you���which God  preserve you from���should under any  circumstances' prove disloyal to the  czar, the throne, and the fatherland,  take heed of what I say', he will be  iron tod with' alb the.' se-verl-ty of the  laws, without tho.slightest coui-mI.se-  ra-lioii."   ' r '       -,.'     ' . r  "Ills voice "failed,", says the author.  "His face was peevish, jfull of that  rage,which 1 saw* In my, childhood ou  the faces of landlords when' they  threatened to-skin' their serfs 'under  the rods.'-' He violently spurred Jiis.  horse and rode put,of our circle.' Next  inpi'utng. the 14tb of June, by his orders?'three officers were shot at Modlln,  in-Poland, and one soldier. Szur byname, was killed under theirods."  HHBrS  Swept Awny by-PIftsrueii.      ,  Italy once had a.plague that killed  IO.OCH),persons dally. Five hundred a  day died In Rome, in one year "iOo.OOO  i-itiv:eris of Constantinople died. '"Tho  epidemic of 13-17-9 was the worst ever  visited on man. In-Asia 23.000,000 per  .shod  by it and  in Europe LTi.oOO.ikhi  . Gus Hill's new play, "Man's i:d��,  is cflliod n success,  How' have th'e mighty fallen: l-  Collins is,now In a~London ballet  .Josephine Hall may go to l.fini'r;  nppeur in her present role In '���'!'..;  I'Yom Maxim's.".  Marie Corelli's "Thelma" has \  dramatized by Clayton Legg,: iimli  be produced shortly. ���  "Who Kiiled Cock Robin?" .u  severely condemned by Brooklyn  fes that it Is to be rewritten.  ' Klleu Beach Yaw did not makes  cess in "The, Rose of Persia," S  van's,ncw opera. In London.  Israel Znngwlll will eoinpleie 11  play in time f8r next season.   H I  ready-named "The Mantle of Eli's  The   uame  of  Daly  will ..rema!  Now  .York.    Frob'man's Lyce'iuii  pany,   now occupying the  Into ms**^^^j  gor's-1 heater. Is to" be'called d\a Ij^f^^m  urn Daly company.      ^    - , ^^few  The" Italian actress Pezzaua. knt.*^-^i  as Duse's tirst teacher and the iKStil  male Hamlet Italy has known, coriic-^  plftios jv visit to this country before  tiring from the stage.    '       -  A good many people are 'wotiilcr  why'Kmart  Robson is turning his  tout ion lo the serious drama ihiss-ij  son.     He  tried  a  play  called "Oii!*i  ('oldsuiith" at Albany last week.  1     "Charlotte Cordny" has been AtW-  den In  Paris until tho end of ,/,�� tn.  of the conspirators going m tiefotv th  \ .soiiiiio.'and the revival of an Mil tmn-  j edy is aisoprolilbited on nctMiia of i'J  I cheers of "Vive lo Roi."  J&  m.  ITEMS  OF  INTEREST  J.lile. In Franco, has 71 faciei in ec  In   Loudon   200  persons   were   Ihirh-d j ploying over 500 persons each. vW  daily In ,the Charterhouse .yard**.- li  was called "black death." The plague  in England in 1471 destroyed more people than the continual wars for the i."i  preceding years.    -   ���  ���'Sweating sicksess," prevailing ��� iu  England for three years, killed half the  population of all the capital towns and  depopulated Oxford. It was mortal 111  tlii-.-e hours. The great plague .of Lou  don in lCGl carried off 100.000 pcuplo.  A transport with soldiers on board,  from Sardinia to Naples, brought u  plague that destroyed *100.000.   An opi-  ���New York" World.  Latest  UiicIIhIi   Invention.  Drop a penny in the slot and receive  good news from the Tiiiii.-ivaal.-Le  Ill.ro.  Thc duck, called Iu French '���canard,"  Is a symbol for a false'report.  What  Pleniiecl   ITIm.  Ellen Terry told the, following story:  "We played 'The Merchant of Venice'  one Christmas day in America, and 1  gave 'a pass' to a nice, kind old colored  waiter Who attended me at my hotel.  After the play I asked him wbat had  struck him most and would live longest  in  his' memory.  '* 'The-pound of flesh?'  .." 'No.'  ," 'The running away of .Jessica?*  "���'No '  "'The, Jew?'     '      "������        , ''-.'������������" '���: f;'''  '  . "'No/.    .,       ���".'   ���  ���������  :������  "'What, then?' ������  " *Oh. it certainly pleased me mighty  fo see all those lovely Indies and gentlemen, a-bowin 'emselves down before  the colored  gentlemnn!'  "He meant the Prince of Morocco!"  Paris has only f>2 of that size.*  Tho number timber rafts on all tN  rivers of European Russia is said to I'  more lban SO.000 yearly, witn a W  of sonie 'Jo.000.000 logs.  Whit,�� hats are worn for three yt-v  as a sign of mourning by every gro-nj  male in Koron after tho death oMj  member of tbe'roynl family. .  The Boers and other resident*! i'i  South .Africa  ward off' horse sioku^i  by rubbing ;i little tar or e"e.il.'P'*-J||ji_  oil in the nostrils of the -horse wlii,n'&|^  is out on tho'voldf. '        - IfipP  domic started in  Marseilles lira ship j     .Johannesburg Is a boom town; tt$Sm  fro 1-1 the Levant killed over <J0,(>.X>. | ���niiko most citioa of like clinr:icrfT.|^p  ��� ;         '���      '    i Is solidly nnd iiormanontly built, tii^^p'^  of the vosldonoes  being  veritnblo rc>rt%^  1 cos of granite and marble that 'v01,ivj!||||  Clever Advertinemi.  A clever advertising scheme was employed by n Arm In a southern city.  The junior partner' of the firm swore  out a warrant for the arrest of tho senior partner on the ground that ho was  selling goods below cost and that the  linn was constantly losing money  thereby.  Tho case came up In court, and the  counsel   for  the senior  pa finer  asked  do (-refill to any of our American i-'i',l-^*#^^  .   r-.r-ijSB  An III en! aintcli.  "The  man  I'm going to  never throw It up lo mo that my ^'^^S-vfi  on name was Smith." ^'v-s^ft  "Why won't ho?" ^'^��8  "His   name   is Jones/'���Indi^wP*^^^  Journal.'  *.���- i"'"il��-��  m-'irry ��W$M  t nn- ni.'Hr-'M-l  DlHtinctlon.  Tommy���Paw, this paper says a pro-  ���fsssional punster is one who makes a  business of "playing on words." What  does (hat mean?  Mr. Tucker���It,means what it says, my  son; but it is incorrect. A professional  punster is one who works on words.���*  Chicago'Tribune.  Tbe original maltose la^o was a coarse  kind of inechlin 'or vah-ncirnnes in an  .arabesque, .pattern. .Mnltn bus rlie Iii-hI  claim to the Invention of line .guipures,  which are usually called m-iitem.. lui-f-i,  And Keep the Family in Good Hea%?||  Without the Old Reliable,  Tried and True  9  In these days, when a new "patent"  mediqine comes to light nearly every  week and as suddenly disappears when  its shortcomings are discovered, yon  can't tell what yon are taking.  To avoid disappointments, dangers  and unnecessary expense there's noth-  tbintf like clinging to the remedies that  have siood'the test of time, remedies  that were discovered by America's  greatest, physician, Dr. A. W. Ohase,  and have ever since been'l endorsed and  prescribed by eminent physicians.  Not patent medicines, remember, but  the greatest prescriptions of the author  of Dr. Chase's Recipe Book. Dr.  Chase's family remedies wero never so  popular and never had such an enormous salo as thoy have today.  These great prescriptions are   as fol-  Dr. dbuso's  Kidney-Liver  Pills, fox-  lows ;  i ^s   .f\%C  ' I "��*%��.  liver and kidney ailments. ���Jllckftob!'P^fei  urinary tronbles and intestinal ^f |r?fS  sia.     The only remedy having a dl" .Kill  s Remedies  action on the livor and  kidneys  pill a dose; 25 cents a box.   .-.__.'    i-F  i$*m  Dr. Chase's Catarrh Cure,   for  in the   head   and catarrh; 25 eei*'8   |  box; blower'free.   ; _ A   ��^,  Dr. Chads'   Syrup  of   Linseed ����     -v-U  Turpentine,     for   croup,    b|;0"c,,1tJ, |)  asthma, coughs and colds;  2J. con     ^ ^ ^  , .    4. il if  ^  for tl)>��,     ��$  box.  Dr. Chase's Nerve   Food,  blood and exhausted nerves; 01. con -  box  .1 mii'  Dr. Chase's OintmonL for pilo  all itching, skin diseases The ��  gaaranked cure for piles; 00 cc-.'  box. ,  [,.  For fale at all dealers, or sent '  mail on receipt of price by Kdumni. <  Bates <S5 Co., Toronto.  *    Mi  -.j 4&s  $  \ -"..ft  -{4  ,.%  M f  ������ |,!'il v,g:  i;,(.  --*,.  IfL.  so 011:  '������"I :ii= h,b  " wiitt: E'"'  (,'��'i :>-.,-,  -   ��� -j ji  ~ \  Jlo hy fs,.,  '"'r ��ic 6rV  ^'ist p,Cb  -"���i-onto. ov ^  !,)'"-l cir.il  r-i-Ionn fonvp  ������'��� ���Wio-,1  1 ���"������"I ga'i|  '>.' at 0,  The  the moyie leader. .' Asthma Cured  MOYIB,    IJ.    C.  BOARDED  HIS CRAFT.  Hie   Old  - rjiroiigh  .an  Sn.lt   Tallied   Xa-nticol   to   ft  Landlnliliicr.  negoiiatious    conducted    be-  eastern   attorney   nnd1 a   local  1 After Twelve Veaia' SullVriii;;--Toronto I'l-yuiclami Advit-i-d Leaving  Her Home to go to Manitoba-  Clarke's K.ola  Compound  Cured.  ! Mrs. McTaggart, &0 Vonautey St., Tor-  i onto, writes : "I have boon troubled with  ' asthma and bronchitis for twelve years, which  i gradually grew worse each year in spite of tbe  i hundreds of dollars my husband has spent with  tv*. n  TLJ1  ��-JI  did  in  *      ,, . tT .   ��� ui ai.ctors, as I whs iK-ciiiSriK no bettor, and the )  \l K-l"  hailed the captain as he hove . hist, doctor, after j-^ -  ii  a-lr*"'*''   ���'Tii.it'shcr, heyV  loot  t4v  \m1 *i  (iilv    told tne lie could do nothing for ine, and ad-  'V ,    ! vwed me to go to .Manitoba or some dry climate, i  i-'ci-ift she is.    Cloud boldin ground, 1 -,v<-h-*ard ot Clni ke's Kola Compound being a ;  '    'the  linn   I'-"   would  east  anchor    cure for asthma, and beioro taluii* this remedy, j  iotAtofbe observed, sir,  for even  un oid  I gy^pt^'of my former trouble." I haveT dur- j  �����";?'.&'      1..!.. n..u\a to take a con- ! j.,g aie past nix. moniha: .gainednearly EOponnds  nut homed 'in- 'j  Order me j  ' Uun  athwart   my j  '��'it' c!rci$  by tlie %$  llUtillij^'lj  it fl.vpj-J  TS "  ��n's I'd*]  illon:  i ballet, bj  LO I.f.r.iif'1  in -'iiAmr  i"  lias >-"  [{{Ji: il lid 1-1  111V' '.inM  rooklyiK*!  ii,  make a>-4  irsia."  ���i.  lpleio u id  on. 11 M  of I-T-jal-'j  1 uremnlt \  yceiuii �����:;  lute iK'j  h] ihe I.*'  , i  ���ana, kiic.*!  the iKKt.'j  ���wn. conic-*  ry before p  �� 'wonder.,  ninir his  SjIL ����te, meself'is liable  3��NHula��lv   enough,   the.   agent' thought  ������   rjjftn.n   was  drunk   aud, was  indis-  o��nt��oUBli to say so,  t-VBftl"   t-houteil ,tbe  vadc-SK'^'011'1 ka "���?.PS1SS-  to  toJiflW-'  topsail - ,  ailWfiAv'dl .von'' Wither me optics if I  hidn.siv">i>,*-*(*  U} ���������"  *vou (low"' you  Fa-rf$if;uf  ���"���������>'   ���,��-'l*')0i-��   fl!"-   *-0<n<a   a  iandldfi^'cr'd horn."  n,"iUtrk on. now." <-,  , 'Mo% ohV Me! With the admiral'!  Btrtnllln me' pocket'; Mc! Move on for  a ppfrajiheil picaroon and without lirin a  blonjifdeV I'll board me craft if I have  , TOt-lJii-it all yer stunilin liggin away. I'd  !ikp Itf' have tiie ti-achin of yon on ,n  Till tafcruise, you chicken gaiied swnb,  witn #thinker us foggy as lhe haul's of  >i�� found land. Clew up, now. for T  bait Hill*-', orders*," and be dramatically  jprtu  red   the .deeds.  i "I llirowe.i tbe grapplin books without  a I iw sl'rui.-k." lelli* the c-npiain. ;*and  ttiT ijri'irt iiiiuie his tu'oper excuses for  n.    iirtdcrsiaiidiu ICii-.'ii-.h.".���Detroit Free  ,'A I'OUiNG" GIRUS DANGER.  |She   Overcame   It,   nnd  V Her ' Tormentor,  HER  SWEETHEART.  Th<- man 1 lyvc?   Wj'll. roili-r sm^ll  (.Cut fcl.ilf.rc Jowi't <<n.-:( ol ail),  Ill-'i  ��  (leu '.  Hair as yuliicii in tin.* f"in.  Fair a4 jdu i-Vr lou.ki .1  i.I'Od,  E>-es of blue and full o? run  AnJ good cbecr.  Be's the oflv rran I l:now  Who <;in lo'ich my Iipa-tstiins* ��o  ,     Ti n Ji-r'j. "  Wl.c-n hf-'s .-.i'ii nie. a'l is bright,  IZverv s!,2.J(,v.- -..'rr.s lo Unlit;  H liJ'a a'j-irit, life's * (-'i^l.t  Thin (o mi.  i,  Suangt; lo ?j1.  I  I'.,'- iu��i t��.��t  Whrn ir. ov.ialo'li--'*- .Ii.-*-.-sJ  IVt  Lis |il.i.v  1 am iii'i  '' jin-'iil <".' iiim  If 1,:*, j.Liisi   i" i.'.-./iL-r siii.i.   ',  ��'or lie'�� (.wn-l :<!i��i xn-u 1 af"! tri!n  Kvcry <Uy-  H<**9 tbe idol or my lifarl (.  (Ami my s.-f-r.l'  I'll lmpait  J'.ist fivi- ;'-..n).  In'in.v low tit; liubii* IiSl'Ii ra.'ilc.  Wltliniil birn i urit. ivoul-.J In- �� blank,  lie's iwo ji-ar? nM: Ins narri-, ia frank:  He'*, in j  boh.  ���Coiuwdo S[,nii--s Ca��*lte.  Bakers?  l^E*4iiu,  irSi*,---W4 Vhrri-**s-rv'  r>=-r- ami  rtSir  littlo know the toil nod j  ship that those who mciu j  the "Staff of Life "'undergo, j  Long hours in suporheouni .  and poorly ventilated wonc-  rooms is hard on the system, > jv  gives ,the kidneys more work than they \ [J  c&n properly do, throws poison into ,llie |  system that should be carried oif by these I  delicate filters.  Then tho back gets bad��� ,  Not' much use applying liniments and  plasters.  You must reach the Kidneys to '  Le the back.   DOAN'S Kidney Pills  He*  -H^**5<^^^Oui,!So, 1 Collection 000011*333 hiU sized pacteia ot  .i-n^v?-^ Vec^bie Seeds,'euilicie-nt to furnish vegetables throughout  ..,--> ear *-rd one rcckct of Wild-Garden Flower Sepds, which we will  OTdpreS-idtoonj?addr^intheDo-r^n:on of Canada or United St*tes for  extreiEelylowpTicoofJn. ,��....,-,*  Ovr No. 2? Collection enntetes 16 packets of Vesetablo Seeds acxl o����  packet "Wild Garden Flower Seed Mirture.   Prepaid for 60 cei*s.  OviV Ko. 3 Collection contains S packets of Vegetable Seeds for 25c.  Our No. 4: Collection contxues 10 packets of Fl��wer Seeds for 81.  Our B" O. 5 Collection contains 20 packetspf Flower Seeds for bOC. , -  iirNo.GCollectioncontainslOpacketsofFlowerSeedsforaoc. -  ^reldon i^"pt of p'ica   For varieties iri above collections see our Hani3Soiae IUtJ*  ^ tmted CatalogueStaining other great offers.   Mailed free to any address.  .ALSTON, Royal GreenJionse & SceOst*taiit. WSHHSPEGjMAH  Our  All  J. D. O'BRIEN,  JJROK.KR   IS  Vf. .N     U.    2��0  - ; cure all*kinds'of Bad Backs by lestoring I Grain, PrOVisiOllS and Stocks  the Kidneys to healthy action.      , I     ,     , '  '' . Ur Walter Buchanan, vrho has con- t privae Wire .Connection wi'h a'l Leading  ���'��� a A a liTawln R.m!�� Onfc fortbi 1 Markets. Grain and Securities Bought, bold and  I ducted a bakery In  barnia, unc, 101 toi, r.-suoi'dencebolicited.  in flesh and feel perfectly hcallhy m eveiy way.  1 can assuro you that I will (Jo all in my iJOW��r  to induce any suirerer from this terrible drr-ease  ^Cerlliied correct by 1'eter MoTaggait, Proprietor of Toronto Dairy Co.   DELAGOA~BAY.   ,  ��� past 15 years, says:  : " For a number of rwirs proTlona to ���talnne  , Doan'i Kidney Pills X suffered a great deal from  aeuto nains across tho sinall of my back, pains in  r - . ��� 4 T* *_..._  ���. .s^-mh    #nAl4��f-.a-T.   Atll-I  Gnoil   Iti'iiHon   lo,!!,*?  Siipc-rmliloii-..  the back of my head, dizzlnesa, weary feeling and i  ",.  , ceneral  debility.   From   tho first fow  dost-s   of |  ���SillKM-'ctiliotls!"   be   i'\( lalliU'd.      "Ot     f,oan's Kidney Pills Icommenef-d to unprc;ye, and |  ���ourse 1 .-nn s���!,,,-s,i,ious.    I sa, Mown \\��Z&^^^J^^��SZ\  to dinner ns one of a party of 1.5 once0'.   -     . thourinary dituenUies all eone; my sloejiis  rc-fresldi-c and m> health is tetter now than for  Private Cypher Code Furnished upon Appli.ration.  ���   148 Princess St., Winnipeg, Man.  P. O. DHAWICK 12K7.  iiioi'ili.   and    K  "How  Baffled  ���U-Honto I'eb. mth.-Mi*"--. Ida Jfobklrk. ����f  JBiKbo'rd street, this city, is a youi.B lady  XT osoeedingly popular with a very ex-  tenra-4 cirel; of iriends, all of whom are  ftrarina. over her recent eiscai>o from a ter-  Sfeg��erC. .The story of her e^nence is  i    The'ncqni*-"iii"U'Of Dolasoa  Bay,,could  b<- i-esnrded  in-no utber liplit than as a j  I iii.T-ierful   inuve  <in   tb"   part, of   Great,  '  I'.ritaiii.   - Should  Debt','!).".  Bay be loal to ,  them     the , liners   would   be' practically  "v,-al!ecl  in."     In short, it   would  be the  ilcailikiicll   of   tbe    B'>er   caua-.-.-Balti*  11101 C*  llciilitl.  l',y -rsltirtitiji the base- of tbe British  ���in-iu'ies IV.m <"ape Town and Durban to  |.,Hir.*nc<> Manpies Hie Boer positions  would'be turned, a ml lliedMirisdiers would  hi> reiiuired to withdraw the bulk of their  n.rccs 'from the Tiwl.i mid M'''bler,nv-  ,m-s to meet, a diicct assault on tbe I ransG"  vaal  c.Mpiinl.-l'liilailellihia   Kee��rd.; o  It i-* ('.i>".v t" s-ee what British occupa-  tin'i of I)e'l:ij:oa would mean. Its-would  <-ui (lib I.hits i'lb-solutely'uiT, from the  ��� misiile world to- be-in with. It would  ..t.,|�� iheii-'suirplieri of munitions of war  ,ui,! ileprivc lliem or the services of vol-  mr-eers from outside nations.- In this  .iiuatii'.n it c.iuld be only a short time  Viefote tbe A rr'kiiiMlcrs. eiU of anitnuni-  li.ui ami (itl'-.-r -.iipplie.-f. wmttd be forced  di fiiecuinb.-Ci'ica-sO Chronicle.  c  to  on   the   13ih   of   (In  courses wen* served "  ������And one of iheiu died';"  ���'Ws. sir.    One of tliein dlcfl,"  '���'low soon al'ler tin'* dinner?"   .  '���Thirteen years nfier.   Oh. I tell yon.  wlien  \V>'*H down to dinner it's u dead  sure  thing Ciui  somebody  Is 'gol'tig  lc  die some Uuie."-i:hieat,'o Cost.    ,  rsa*-s.  ANIMAL, LIFE.  llannfiictured by THOS. J-.W, Winnipeg.  T*��3:"33 -������*��-  NATIONAL o LIFE  OF CANADA  Issues a Tollc    New to Insurer*.  Take One Out Now.  Nares, Robinson & Bfack, Managers  Peter Dickson, AR**nt for   nnn.  and N. \V. T.  jtuoB���. WlNNiPKO,  MAN.  lAHVASSERS 1m m BMH!  Jon it�� way.        , 'R(V, T,    k   '  nereis her narnitive:-<,Inl89CItooh. a  V^ma in a down-town store. My work  -Uii m u iifiuaily hard, but I soon tonnd.l  coulciMbt stand it, and-my health failed- 1  StcKy thin, h il spill ling he- dnches con-  Snwfllf-dizzy iP.��lls and extreme weakness.  M> 8&ff"o ��M thickly furrcd' h*ar h. A  dri Itery mornins, and I arose, tired and  acLi��i|.   I,was dull nnd low-bpinted all the  �� Afy Mister had used Dr. Arnold's English  Town Pills with remarkable b��*ncfit and l  ���also lepan to tak diem. I candidly state  tnat improvement began almost lmmedi-  ntclj. D dly I mended, till today I am in  bLtt r health and much etronijcr 'than 1 have  l*ci for years. To Dr. Arnold S English'  - ���      - ��� ��� ������ > -.-   j*������*dit  \Y\;x crabs are round in India* Some of I  tdivm inensure nvo !"��'el in length. ^     1  Bees are i-ai'l to'**ee an enornior.s (lis- ,  taiice.     When-absent   from   their   hive,  ilicv frusup in 11"*" ������������' ���'" ������1<JJ' ^:(,t, ,f;t'ir  - Bickle's Anti-Consumptive Syrup stands \> ,|(|]1*u, .,'���,-, t]u.D 'jy loWard it iu a btnijidil  at tho bead of tho list for all diseases of j ,.||0> , '  tho throat nnd lungs.' *���%Ahe��S*%��. I Tbe speed of a carrier pigeon m calm  bnaking upa cold. A ^Bh �� *^ �������� weatiu-r is 1.200 yards a minute. Wi.b a  ^^L^S^SS^^^ ��"l*k wind prevailing and.blowing in the  Juietor^t^ft^ybeBaid never to ,,h,^i������ ,*r it, (light a, P gem, ba-Leen  fail It is a medicine pre ared from the |.,.(lWn u, mnke l.'JUO yards a minute.  actiVe principles or virtues of several inedio- Somi.|)(),iv very learned once took the  inal herbs-und can be depended up���nloraii , ]t.|)(.lj{(i ()f wciKmil-j tlj(. brains of n num-  pulmonary rjompluints. ' 1 1)(i. (}f ;u|i,.)njs am] found that the brain  " i i-f ;i (ainc rabbit weighed less f<i." its size  PAY SCRIP  FOR   DOMINION   LANDS  AND SAVE DISCOUNT  If you  havo  payments 'less than $80 to . tile bVi"kVoff.*reM''njVVs'i��'V~l>rices arra   doTra,  akc at any Dominion Lands Office send/us    terrni .-xtra lib ral. ,I'ro��p"ctui fjf *Ir��*J>ook 6-'��.,    Tho I.lbrnrf ��6  -*  South Ari-Icn, (f ur books In  one], '����  I) wig lit Ij. Moody, tho Muti and  HI*  "Mlnslon.   Both icllablu woikt-tnd / eautifullf  lllnsti a(cd:      rehash of old rnstter like som^**  ma  largo payments  ALLOWAY & CHAMFiON, Winnipeg  1  (ban  Hire,  bit.  the In:iiii of any other kuowu crea ^.  iniicb less than thafofa wild,rnb-'  bet'  of iim tn^  ���j tn-foiL- il,  an Mil (mii {  ���emu of it  \*To   n Pills  r"htI   ^Arm-kVs English Toxin" Pills, tho only  icire  li.at cures dlscuso by killing the  m that cause it, are sold by all druggists  ���e'. a bo.;   ri-implo box 25c, or sei.t post-  on   receipt  of   prico   by Iho Arnold  =IEST.  ��  i  nienh Co., Limited, Carad 1 Life Build-  42 King street west, Toronto.  OF   THE   VELDT  The  Cn nil I'm I, �����.*�����*���   "I��  Captive.  The c.-irinibal's, captive had recourse  to argument.  "In a hot country," he urged, "strictly vegetable diet is conducive to longevity."  "Whose longevity?" demanded the-  cannibal with a loud, Insulting laugh.  In tbe native state man's sense of  humor is'often stronger than his sense  of proprlety.-Detroit Journal.  A Japanese admiral receive**- the  equivalent of Sfl.000 a year, a vice admiral gets $4,000. and first and, second  eiasa captains are paid S2.49G and $2.-  2(J3 respectively.   Oiilj a Womaa's Storj  BUT IT WILL   BRING  HOPE TO  *  MANY SILENT SUFFERERS.  Art Ti-i'iiMircn'ln 'Jupnn.   ���  'The .Japanese , idea,' in   n-iraril   to   art  irea-siires     i*-=   iiniti*   difTeient    from     tb>-  \.jii.'!-iean idea, as si-eiintl the home.   The-  VnM-iiciin' meilin.l I.*- 10 I't'i-p all Ibe gnoil j mUADTVg   I^MENT  CUr63. UilllUlUll.  ���cttnes   or   beiiiiTiful   bronzes   or   uimiiie ; ��m,mm u ,  .'erii-e all  the time.   The Jap   _  ���v:i v 1- tn si ere the artistic belnii'-' '  ',!,,,l'i,,SS ^"ZSitot1^ I street. London, be, had. every day a  the  rub' ' nierous  mornin  The  Old  Man'** Query..  you  want to marry, my dan  HIGH  GR4DE   PLOWS.   SEEDING   MACHIIjK  CAivlaeert.   V. -u-oim,  ltai'i'owu,   Windmlllc,  ���   ' &��.    COCKSHU-TT   PLOW   CO.,   Win .ipeg.  ~  '  .... ������ ���������- ' ���"*  ODORLESS  ur:  lisps in 1 vii'.erii-e  ���.!!e--i-  a-^s.  uiif. and  tinTclty  Lint   iipiieuraiii-c   that  civ. ���New V01 U Sim.  is  often  Sir Awtley Cooper.  When Sir Astley Cooper lived in Brond  1111-  lovee  of  city   patients.  1 Th.*  room  into  which they ���were shown  .would hold from 40���to 50 people, and often callers, after waiting��for hours, were  Vegetable Pills should be resorted to immediately. Two or three of these salutarv , el-  lets, t ken before going to bed. followed by  doses of one or two pil.'B for two or three  nigh s in succession, wdl serve as avrevento-  tor.     His man Charles,  with more thau-  bis master's dignity, would say to disappointed applicants  when   they  reappeared on the following morning: "I am 'cot  sure that we shall  be" able to attend to  - "WTini It Locked.  "I'tn afraid  I  can't use your  said the manager.  play,*1  ! sum he ever..mnde in one year was ��21,- i  i (J00.     A   West   Indian   millionaire  gave  liim bis highest fee.    He had-successfully  said thcumnngci.   , U-ulergone a  painful operation., and sit-  .��� "What's the mutter with it."' asked * "-^ ^ Jn ^^ (hr(>NV hi3 .nlghtcap at  ,the playwright. ; cViop.-r, saying.1 "Take that!"    "Sir." re-  SCAVENGEfi  tclciic-' sc  each, wii1  ZC."  , on nil t!'  s said toi'1"'"  i-iln a lu!-  ^*"  three \t-v  very si (i'ii  death of 1  I  1  csldcul*' ii  -sc sic tti^i  etic'ilM'!-]  *sc ��lii'n>;  tnwii-. Itf  'hntacrfT.t  built, mis.;  riinblf- Pi-  that woi.-^  rlc.'in iitM  a  \  marry wJt  t my nisi.  ndi'iiiiiP*"  11  . i��  -<��it  ft  >  Vi  ft  A��'. ���*  vowel.     Wiilcli      Keeux  Wide  IMiiiim  CI fan.  b the icrui "vulfui'i'" b-'-s  .f tin  ilbou  1 fm- all time as a term  who knows.tti  h-ihil*- cortlil  (ii ��*  been  vilcsl  bird,  doubt  rol-iiuin.-no one  tppearance and ils  a moment that it-xpresse-i a dep 1 <if  radation which is barely ,-:ice.vab e.  ml.'yot the vulture does *���  gival dial  ,'ood in acting as the scavenger ..f lli.  carrion  disease  ox on  It      But   for   bis   quick   eye,  ic and love or dead meat  the  ins   in   the   carcasses   of   .lead  ,1,1 be rar more proline and dangerous  ���hnuighor.t South  Africa is i.��������l     '  a 11 vwhere y>��u ld*f '," ,ll��  later-'Mid   in   al-  ;el.'   C!o  and   sooner  .liability the foimei���you will find the  nains of bis ghastly  im*al.     I here are  buckftobe J  laltlj-'pfP!  ,g a direc*  *,*.;����  for- coldl  5 ceuf8 si  oFced a*"1!  jroucbitis. I  IU coiits J1  for tin",  oiiccdM'  *��*\ ivo  \> at  Dl  himiroda of; thousands of oxen use.l 111  ' tn- transport ami trekking service. Many  ol them die from- exhaustion.' want or  -* liter or cruelty from their Boer mas  tt,*s. Or thev may eat,of tbe poisonous  tulp, a bulbous plant"growing in marshy  thees.  1 A kurneyor. or teamster, soon knows 11  anv one nr more of bis oxen have been  Mting tulp. The neck of the ox swells.  biB eyes close up, he gives short, sharp  criighs, iiiicl bis case is generally hope  loss. Sometimes, however, be may be  rived, and this by a peculiar, homeopath  IcWt of remedy, tf the bulb of the tulp  riant is crushed into pulp, mashed with  liOt water aud forced boiling but down  tl'e throat of the ox be may recover.-  Tbe .ptiokness of the eye of the aasvo  K-I is simply a.stuiiiiding.    An ox r*iSI-** out  of  the   team,   evidently   ill-     He   i--"  ������'������,  bpalined   from   bis   yoke   fellow,   aud   he  J, t'es down to the spruit.-oi- strf-iinK   Tlie  r ;y above aiiil away to the .hon.'.on mi nil  1 ;!es i.-ii'absolutely clear aiid cloudles's;      ���  Ilni-dly has the breath left the body 0!  1 ie poor ox'���than" you  may'.observe fur.  ir  away   up., in   the   sky   a   tiny ,'��� bla.-.k  leek, then another'and', another anil au  her, until there ure 120 of thein... .('jnul*-  illy they get larger hud larger, circling  ���unci  in ever diminishing circles all the  bile .they descend.    Tlie dead ox,fo'rnis*-,  ie center of  the r-ircumtereiice of I heir  ight.    Within a few iniiiutes the grisly  1 jrde swoop down' upon..tiie still  warm  I ?ast'an'il commence their ghoulish task.  An hour afterward there is nothing in  1 10 spruit lint 11 bundle of blenched white  ones ���tlint niiglit: have been tliere: for  ninths1. The sky is clenr, and spe.ckless  gain.; The aiiEVogel baav'senvenged the  eldt.   ;���  ���fervous   prostrntion ���H.��nrt  Weakness���  Affonlzlnj-; Pulna  und   Misery, Such ai -  --     \\ omen Alone "Endure, Mudu tUe I.if��  of Mrs. Thoii-iaj*  Sears n Burden.  Just a woman's story.  ��� Not strange because it happciiB every  daj ; not, romantic or thrilling, but  just a story of misery and ' suffering  such as, unfortunately, too many women endure in silence.  For several' yeais Mrs. Thomas  Sears, of St., Catharines, felt her illness gradually but surely gaining a  firmer hold upon her system, and ultimately she almost despaired of recovery.   To" a reporter who called upon  her, Mrs. Sears taid: ���  "What I have suffered is almost   beyond description.    My illness has been  gradually gnywiug upon mo, and  eighteen mouths ago I found myself almost  helpless. �� My nerves  were  shatterea,  my heart weak and  my  entire  system  seemiugly broken down. ' I had do rest  night or day; the little sleep I did get  did not refresh nie.    I was in constant  agony, and only a woman  can understand what I eudured as I  tried to  do  my household work.   Any sudden noise  would frighien me and leave  me  in  a  condition  bordering   on  collapse.    A��  times I experienced attacks of  vertigo,  and these seemed ior a  time   to affect  my memory.   The least exertion would *  leave mo almost   breathless,   aud   my |  heart would palpitate violently. - I h��o ���  no desire for iood of any kind, aud yet ;  I had to forco myself to cat lomaintsa'-n ,  I   treated   with  three   different !  "Why. It's not had enough to be  good nor good enough to be, interesting." explained the manager. "It.ought  to' have either more spice or more  merit."���Chicajro  Post.  , BE THERE A WILL, WISDOM POIXTS  TILE WAY.���Tho tick man pine? for relief, |  but he dislike* sending lor th-* doeicr, which  means bottles of drug; never consumed, lio  has not the rer-o ufion to load his stomach  with compounds which smell vi Imnously  nnd taste worse.   But if he ha-c the will to  eal himself with his ailment, wisdom will  d  Pil  d  qual.  plied Sir Astley. "I'll pocket the affront,"  .md on reaching home he - found'in the  -���ap a' cheek..for. 1.000 'guineas.���Gentleman's Nlagaz'iue.    .  Montreal.  Free Bus. Am.  , P. -rl.50 up.   E. P. $1.00 ea.  Hotel Balmoral  Ab He Vit.--.vcd  It.  4 Common Person-Have you ever,met  the talented Miss P.'nng?  Author-No.  never.    The  talis  Hung  has met   ine 'several  -Chicago Hecoi'tl.  Croat  mied  Mi-  line.**, however.  ���>    BRET, HARTE'S  ARRIVAL.  ..      ���  1   A I'l-tiol Hnll Spiced His First UrlnU  In the Gold DIj-rslnBs.  -1 entered the barroom. It was crowded v. i-.ii miners and traders aud a few  auiarrlv dressed professional looking men.  Here again my vanity led me into extrav-  a-'iiiico. 1 could uot bear to address the  important,   white   sleeved   and   diamond  "1 es. sir.  ���'i'o .i-riu smoke?"  N o. sslr.  ���":*.,Uc    herl     f'v'b    married   ofT   p!> i  ���ir-:it.,i,-4. ni.nl all  the hiiRbiinds i:iivi-|  {::::tier.I'ii- fondness for my hi'.'-ini "��� j  '.:,..':-���.     You're  a   noveliy."���H.vr:ict|**( !  ,-:;;id    UNLQTJALLIiD. ��� Mr.. Thos,   Brunt, ,  Tyendiiir-ign,   Ont.,   wiitos*   ;T   have to |  thank y utorrecoinmei.dinjr Dr Ihom.is  Eclectric tJil  for   bleeding'1 piles.   T was  troubled, witn   them   for   nearly  fifteen  -years,   and -tried   almost  everrthing   1  could  hear or .think   of.   come oi   them  'would give me temporary relief, true none^  'would eStior. n curu. 1 havo now been free 1  from the distressing compUint for nearly  eighteen  luomhs.    I nope you will  continue to recommend it."  Hindoos  nnd  the  Hal))-.      , *  With the Hindi-OS of today the', ruby |  j.. (.sit I'isii'i! a-* ii'talisman which is never |  .bo'.Mi ivilliagl.v to friends and is eonsid- 1  .,���,,! nii.iu.iiis 11? Cie wr-isl possible for- _  il -sii'iul.l bappr-n'to contain black ;  The ��7i<-ii'uts accredited ,it with  ;-:<-sion and te-  ainst lighuiing.v  CLOSET.  "Gentlemen,���1 ii:.vb nuicli pleasure In reeom*  mcndlt-fj your Odorless Crematory C oset which  I purchased from ybu. It d..e-. its wnrk well-,  and Is leriicllv odor esa wheivin use or burnlnir:  uut. Ko fain 1 V can alTurd to be Witlmut it, u  llisli'ilisijeiisab e t-> hfnltli, find it Is with a  sen.se of (lutv I certify to its a-rent ii-��efuliies3u���  Yours truly ."DR. D. S. THOMPSON':"  Hurifhoiis of otlit-rs who have used this closet  will tust 1 y t ��� t .e udov '.  I'm* euiiilnsru'* nnd rrlCf* Hit write (o  THE ODORLESS ' CREMATORY CLOSET CO.;  HA MILT Oil. ONT.  l*e:.(r:!ll'i:ig  s.-i reguaril a  uii-ii* ii  p  (s.  in* power o  -an! it as a  fi   ������  ���  'The l?esl Liniment lor Horses. i  Messrs. Ritchie & Co., the liirge ranch- j  ersof B.C., .write: "We consider &ril- (  Qths' Veterinary Menthol Li .imenfc un- .  eoualled for horses. On�� of ours had a ���  bad spraiu on its left leg, which was |  swolleu to an enormous size. C-rri-iiicria j  Menthol Liniment wsis applied two davs,  when the hwelliucr tvnd soreness en irely {  left it. We consider it superior to any  other liniment. "   All druggists, 2o cts.     1  A.f(cr (lit* Wedilim.  Dear Sirs,���I was for seven year:- a  sufferer from 'Brouchi.il trouble, .and  would be so bourse ut times that 1  ould scarcely si-Cik- above a whisker.  I sot no reliot fiom anyihiug tiill tried  your MINAR'DS HUiNliY BALSAM,  t'wo bottles -iave relief and six bottles  made a complete cure. I <���-. ould heat tily  rtcommen  from turoat or lung trouu.c.  Irredenccoii.        J- P. VANBUSKIhUs.  "Yes  Bald   lu  as  wait lug  ClitisS was .  . .  my auntie?' The dear old lady brought  iiie.np. you know." >r  -Oh. yon (uU'lins. big hearted boy! -  Clevebind Plain Pealer. .  Are Vou a sufferer with>��* ��nJfP��*n'  ,,-c gei[a bottle of Holloway's Corn Cure  it has never been kuowu to toll.  pilo  1 mill  Tho onl-  AC) ecu-*-'  seat b)  !d iu ana*"1'  Av��.*i-tln��  Trouble-,  Maid (breathlessly)���Oh. miss, both  f ie gents yott Is engaged to has called,'  1 inV they're in the parlor, and somehow  ��� v other they've found if out, and, oh,  liss, I'm 'frald,there'll be trouble.   .. .  Miss    i'Tirtic���Horrors!     Ob,    dear!  Hint shall'I do?  Maid (after reflection)���I'll:fix It: I'll  inn rind teH'.em you'jre crying y'r eyes  ut 'cause y'r father has lost all his  1 iuuey.���New York Weekly.  idlMEB'S I,I��NT Pellsves KeoraUrtii  life.    -     ..,.  doctors and spent much  money lu th.lg        u   (ij   way. but without avail, aud I   was  in | ^   ^^ (ljd vul) ,ncan bv -i-nl?"  a conoition bordering on despair. IWj     ..MPn���v    why. that's simple.    Iw  urged to try Dr. Williams' Pink  Pills, j . ....  and in December, ,1898, I consented to  do bo. I first got four boxes and' noticed a change for the better 7afrer I had  finished the second box. When the four  boxes-were-, finished there was a great  change ior the better, und -I then procured another half dozen-, boxes;; -Be-  fore these were all used I was again. enjoying'the:'blessing' of good health.  There can be no doubt of my cure because months have passed since I ,c]w-  continued taking Dr. Williams' Pink  Pills, and during that time I have never felt the slightest symptom ot.-.tne  trouble.; and I cheerfully and ^trongly  urae other women who are fl offering to  u-e this wonderful .medicine, {eellRZ  sure that it will oure them,   as   .it. ��a  me." ' ���   ��� ^ '"'4  Ur. Williams' Pink Pills are ft spccl-  fio for  all   formn' of wiakness.     mo (  blood is vitalized, the nervous -system ,  is reorganized,.'.irregnlaritibs   are cor- ,  reeled, strength returns and disease a- j  appears.    So remarkable have been jhj .  cims performed! by   these  little  pills-  that their fame has spread   tb   the, ia,r  ends of civilization,     w berever yon-igo  you will find the most important art ole  in every drug store to bo Dr. Williams  another quarter.    , ���  "I had asked my question, tbe barkeeper had handed me tbe decanter, aud I bad  poured out the stuff with as much case  find grown.up confidence as 1* could assume when a singular incident occurred.  As it had some bearing upon my fortune.  I iimv relate it here. ��� .  "The ceiling of the saloon was supported bv :i half dozen wooden columns about  IS inches square, standing in a line parallel with the counter of the bar and  about two feet from it. The front of the  bar was crowded with customers, when  s-uddeiilv. to my astonishment, they, one  and all," put down their glasses aud bur*  ���d*it   to   any   one   suffenug ] , i0tll>-   backed   into   the   spaces   between  I rhe columns.   At tbe same moment a shot  j was   fired   from   the  street   through   the  I large open doors that stood at right angles  with  the  front of the counter and  the columns.  "The  bullet  raked  and  splintered   the  moldings of the counter front, but  wilh  no other damage.   T:.e shot was returned  from the upper end of the bar. and then,  for the lirst  time,  1 .became aware that  two   men   with   leveled   revolvers   were  shooti 11 jr at  each  other  through   the saloon. ,       ,  -The   bystanders  iu   rango  were  iiilly  protected "bv the woodeu columus.    Tbe  barkeeper had ducked below the counter  at   the   lirst   shot.     Six   shots   were  ^x-  dronmln--,  I  was n  boy again,  waiilnp; : ,.tl.ni^.d by lue duelists, but as far as 1  for Christmas, nnd when another boy ; ���,-,���,���  see  nobody   was  hurt.    A  mirror  asked me If I  didn't know who Santa! w.ls> 8I--asi-l.(i. -,-���, my glass bad part of  1  said i.uesllonlngly. 'Is It . ,ls   '  TREACHERY.  A persistent cold in,the head is at flist a  friend, for it gi%-es wamins? of th - approach  of a deadly enemy. Heed the warning he-  'foro it is too late, und use '< v  | NDIAN   .  CATARRH  , CURE.  I  Catarrh  of   IXend   and   Throat.     Thr  head and throat l-oeome diseased from neglected cold, causing catarrh when ihe condition of the blood pridis'ioses to thi*-  diseaso.  CntnrrU of the Stomach. This Condi-  lion may result from sever il causes, l>u(  rhe usual cause i3 Catarrh, th* mucn-j  dropping down into the ihroat, and being-  swallowed.    ,  Cl'tarrh of Bronchial Tubes. Thi-  condition ofti-n resulo from Catanh i*.i-  (ending from the head to throat. If le<i  unchecked it extend-* down the wbidjiiee  into bronchial tubes, and hi time attacks  the huigs.  IXofAN CATARRH CUR15 po-sitivel*  nnd permanently cures every form 01 this  disgusting disease,   it is sale and etTecUuil  Contains no poisonous opiates.   Sold everywhere.  Ask your dealer for it or sond direct to .  The INDIAN   CATARRH  CUKE CO.,  14G   St. ���Tlime-t   St., Aloiat rt-iil.  John Hisloi* & Co., Pkophiktors.  Write for sample box.   Price, Sec per box.  0 boxes for V2.50. post iiaid.  ..     .1 . ���.,..���,m n1        -Tee that JOHX HISLOP is on every-iack-  "I ain't sot nuth;ti a." I'1 'h  Cd.stom o    ��      rgc     Large  sample  box   lOc, prepaid.  i-o\vi:i old sboes at bridal parties, but i I      cii��. ugh to prove what the remedy can do.  .        ....i.��  1,1., r.i.M-1 ' !        Sciul for it.  ,i i ki* tci uis m\ hanus oirtb   blamed   |  _________���._._����_���  1 in'i  tin-owed a boot thct bed a 1 ��� - "  iiviili  (Ul    to  it:"���New   York  arrive  uire and effect ua.1.  Fo\>'  rieorpre.  Gcorsc   you   very  vour  sleep.   'Is   ir  dlsMnctly  my ante?'  iiii ciii-ried cleanly away by the third  shut .-md its contents spilled.  -1 bad remained standing near the  counter, and I presume I may have been  protected bv tbe columusi; but the whole  -t��/" ^l ij"~~���*J*"!i  \  hi*   took  it   to  Piuk Pills.  MINARD'S LINIMENT for Sale EYBrywliere  '-��� )'���'���'"'  '���'   lie Set-iii KIkI>**     .  Me was onlv a little boy. ami -.this was  [���is lirst diarv. I.t bailbeen given bun. As  ,, birtbilav present nnd-, was bound in *<  ,-od cover, with a highly colored picture  'adornins th1''? front.        . .'   '.    .  He, meant  to bi-sin, well au.rearl>. so  he enrefully wrote. "Got up at  t  'according   to ���instructions ^  bis governess for approval., ..,,,!  That highly proper lady, frowned.     <-������'�� |  up!" she said: "got up!   Vou careless boy- 1  Does the sun get upV.-.No.- it rises .  Very neiitlv slie.scrntchi-d out  the bin   ���  tl-irous words and made him write. 'MIoso ;  at 7 "This settled .M aster Tom; no mute .  mistakes of this kind fur him agaii.I .  '    retiring  fur the night  he  wrote, j  if 11 man Who knew his busi   ���  So on  with the air  well,  "Set  fit  y.\  uess  MWs Liniment Cures Bums, Etc  thiii',' passed so-quickly' al'id I was so ut-  ti-ilv absorbed in* its dramatic novelty  thai I cannot recall having the slightest  ���---.-nsai.ion. of physical fear. Indeed I bad  been' much more frightened in positions  ��� if iess p��ril.. "���������' ''���'*.  : "Mv onlv concern, and this was para-  moiin't. wa's that I might betray by any  ���w-onl or movement my youthfulness,**as-  'tonisl'-iient or iiufamiliarity with such an  experi: ni*e.    I  think that any shy. vain  sf-lioulbov will understand this and would  Then I D.v.lY.ihlv  feel as  I  did.    So stroug was  '"' di'.s iVeVuig that-while the sting of gun- .  ii-ivvder was siill in my nostrils-1 moved, j  ;i>\viinl the bar. and. taking iip in.v broken ���  ,'lass.   said   to   the   barkeeper,   perhaps j  oniewliat slowly and ���diffidently: i  ������ "\Vill you please fill me another glass .' I  It's not my fault if this was broken.'       , |  "The barkeeper, rising. Hushed and.ex- '  cited, from behind the bar. looked at rne  .villi a queer smile nnd  then passed the  d'vaiiter and a  fresh  glass.    I  heard  a  'laugh  and  an  oath  behind  me,  nnd  my  cheeks Hushed as I took a single gulp of,  the   tiery   spirit   and   hurried   away. ���  YonlliV ismpanioii.  WEAK, FAINT FEELINGS. '���  Serious Conditions that Hilburn s  Heart and Nerve Pills can  1 Readily Cure.  Ono of tbo .indications of serious heart \  trouble  is the sensation cf weakness  or  Lrr.'tnF*-..---, "(bat comes on at times.  ��� ^."oiuctimfis it is simply a dizzy feohns ���  rb-it pusses off, or it, may be a state of un-  ���oiweicmsucps   with hands and ��� feet  com  t  and countenance  >s. 1 iw���  ghastly pa-ie.  These symptoms indicate ,��  weakened heart.'  They aro unmistakable evidence?  of the entrine- of  life breaking  down.  Xow there'b  only one reliable  ���emedv for restoring strength and vitality  -o weakened hearts and relieving^all the  ..i'lstrossinfr" symptoms. It is. Milburn s  rle-art and Nerve Pills. '���',,���'���'   ,    ,  Tlio case of Mrs. A. Strattoh, Frederic-  ton,. K.B., amply proves this., Here, is  -hsr etatument:   " .. ��� !  "'I suffered very much from .an lm-  poveri&hed condition of the blood, coupled ���  with'extreme .ncr.vou'sne.8s. A diz.zy-seu-'-j  ���satioii 011 arising quickly or coming aowii |  stairs, often troubled mo, and my broi'.tii,:  was so short that'1 could not walk up |  stairs. The least exertion-.caused my j  heart to flutter and palpitate violently, I  f>nd' I,sometimes felt a smothering, sen- j  -satioii on going to sloop.     ! j  I doctored back and forth for my weak- j,  lioss, but I got no relief from any medicine j  until I,tried Milburn's Heart and Nerve I  Pills, and I can say that- thoy helped me 1  wonderful Iv. Sometimes my 'face arid;  Li-ms would swell and puff, but all those  9(900  .J  i   K   ! *-���----=���---'    ^XJ*AAX/:&  ^*^*^l"~ffe^r<  THE MOST DURABLE  ON THE MARKET  BED GROSS  Are positively guaranteed Pure Havana  Filler, and will',pleuee. the most  fastidiouj smoker.  The vearly Inercn-se of sales proves an  'appreciative public.     Mumi- .  fuetured only by  G-E0.  F.   BRYAN   &  CO.,  *W 13ST 1ST X IP "B C3-.  .1  LUCAS, STEELE 4 BRISTOL.  ^lles speedily yielded to the rostorin,:; ^^ZtnllTAnt.  inttueuees Of jMilbuvn's Heart and "Nerve 1 ffHlBUS Hamilton, ont.  Pills, and I am now strong and woll.    I  l.'iiciw  1 ��a��  U.S. & It. C"ff������  11..S.-& ��. KxtraoU  I..S.& Ii. .vp.l����*  Him iri*.*.  Scitp-  urch  lth ro-  Monneal  SK?S  I ih\  .: -I  -s-L  Ji  ���>>'!  s'l  *|  ���J  ! ..M  i; '*?!  *-"!  si  '    "t(!  \A*  A;{\  ' i  r^I  in"  * f|  ni  '*>l  '"  *l  .4? I  ���I &  M  (.jpf-f  .4  > - **i ���*���.-.'  \  u  ���A".,  >  ���s&  ; v,i  .fl  f'S  Lf  x ���>'  I  -,*  H  M lYfE LBADEE.  ".Ic  ���-ve/i  iu fi,  ������y  '.''in  a  Published in the interest of the people  of Moyie and East Kootenay.  *n -.. :���>' ��� i.<*. -H*  !-'' ,< - ��������.? :���('  (O.       .      ��� .*���,-.*" li  JF. J. S.nV*JCH & CO.,  Publishers.  too.  didi'  ������r  If 1  ou  wot  reai  get  ' pay  my  lira  s!o  ' 41  He"'  If  be-  fo i  w*  th  ,uc  I I*  I .J  to.  ' w-  ol  lc  ei  0    '  P  s  li   -  HA.TKS OF SU:^CBirTIOX-  One Year $2.00.  :.'<  x S*'iV;s.  ��� <'.  V-i  -'i'f  .".  -j. ..  :S)'  , C,'  iii,  -i?  'I.."  If'):  '    K  .,<"  SATURDAY, MARCH 17, 1900.  ymnmtutmamamammmmmm*mmBmm*mm*mmmmiamKmm\     i ii  - -- M - _  _ ..    _ .  ._   ST.  PA THICK'S DAV.  Bear to the heart of every son and  daughter of "that'dear little isle that  is over the sea," is the 17th of March,  the day dedicated as* the anniversary  of good old Saint Patrick, the patron  of all Ireland and of all the Irish. And  a noble patron he is of a worthy people,whose influence is felt in every  quarter of the globe and , whose intelligence and industry are adding  daily to the weal Hi of the world wherever there is an equal chance extended to them. Of all the foreign-  ,ers-coming to tho" United Stales and  Canada there are none who so soon  adapt themselves to the conditions  'existing as do the Irish. Yet with all  his cosmopolitanism there is no one  who clings to the land of his nativity  or the home  of  hia forefathers  with  ������ such  loving  tenderness as does   the  *   i i  Irishman,   and    his   hand    and   his  pocketbook .ire ever open to  the call  for assistance of his beloved Erin.  people of'South E.ifet lvooienay are  begining to look for available limber  from which (o select a candidate for  re election. But the aspir.inls for  office seem iomewhal reticent. If  there is a candidate, through whose  whiskers blow the seed of reform, it is  time for him to get out into the sunlight of political favor and begin to  pull tlie strings. This extreme modesty of announcement seems to be  born of a fear that whoever shows his  head will immediately get it punched  so that it. may not be recongnized at  the hustings, or that a dark horse  may become "only a jackass at the  finish.  ���~ - -jst^. jj^j.-. ^xrrn*' agarr^jsBa^SiSZ^atXL^^^^i^SSS^^K^^  COL'KT JHOyJE.  No. -10C5.  Meets on the first and  third Thursday of each  month. Visiting brethren iuvitc-d to attend.'  F. J. SMYTH, C. R.      LEWIS THOMSON. F. S.  efff ES &  Moyie   Miners'   Union  Meets in McGregor hall every Tuesday  evening. Sojourning members arc  cordially invited to at lend.  D. J. Er-MKR, W. R Hocking,  Pres. Cor. Seo'y  Wholesale   and  Retail Butchers.  SHOPS    AT  He Fooled The Surgeons,  ' All doctors told Renick Hamilton,  of West Jefferson, 0., after, suffering  IS months from Itectal Fistula, lie  would die unless a costly, operation  was performed ; but he cured himself  with Bucklen's Arnica Salve, the best  iu the World, Surest Pile cure" on  Earth. 25c a hpx, at Hope & Beattie  drug Store.  Ferine Fort Steele  Cranbrook Moyie Wardner  ���ark, Mitenexx w ^  SAW AND PLANING MILL  All Kinds of Rough and  Dressed Lumber, Sash-  Doors and Shingles. . .  moyie,  d: c.  I'O 11  1'IUCES  APPLY  OK  WlUTK  G. R. MUIR, Mer.  J.  R. COSTIGAN- a, C.  ���o>ncE:   Brink of Commerce Bldg.  CRANBROOK,  B. C.  The Miners   Union  the natives.  ball   surprised  All distant relatives may not be  wealthy but all wealthy relatives are  sure to bo distant,  JOSEPli NEIUERSTADT, Prop,      '  Lager beef sold  by the . Keg or' dozen  bottles.  LEWIS THOMSON,  Notary Punhic, Accoujf-  ,.   ', tant,   Commission "'and  InBI'1vi\NC)^AGENT.  Moyie, B, 0.  W. F. GURD-  liAKRISTJElt, SOLICITOR, ETC.  Bottled Beer  in Stock.  Outside Orders Givcn'StnctAttentioh.  CRANBROOK,  B. C.  Eugene Vv Debs has received the  nomination for president nt the hands  of the amalgamated socialists,  (. A Chicago woman dreamed of burglars and awoke to'find them in, her  room. In other words, it was "no  dream,"  I,       KM  GO   TO   THE  Moyie is over five years old,' and in  that time only one. child has been  f-rorr- in the town. At tills rate of go.-  iug the outlook fora largo population  js not at all encouraging.   '  With the working forceful -the   Sfc,  Eugene mine doubled, as will  be   the'  case   nest* month,   !i!rj   business   of  Movie's hotel keepers  and  moichants  ���R'ill also be doubled.    The ye.ir   1900  promises to be a banner one for-Moyie-  :e3x>tts*:e3.  For your outfit.    The Largest stock in  East Kootenay.    ,  REIB & CO.,  CiUNBROOK, B. C.  McVittie & Hutchison,  Fire and Life assurance. Min* '  Brokers, Land Surveyors" and  ,. ' iConvej-ancors,  and  Notaries  , Public. '       ���     "  Leave Orders at  Leader,  Office, 3>IOXJ-E-.  MERCHANT TAILOR,  CRANBROOK.  ^ *  Repairing Neatly aud  Promptly  Executed.    Special Attention Given  to Mail Orders. .  , "i �� "  Suits     -Made to Order.  .-<.*��^.-^-^^g^.^\iy .^���'g.''s.j*��-<..ig..f-..  THE WM. HAMILTON MANUFACTURING-CO.  ' f '      <i i '  (LIMITED.)' ,      , '  vl __  5e*si  SSTjS^I.jPI  f  iiij  . -���+  , -i  o  acmnery,  PETERBOROUGH, ONT.,    :  r n i  cj^t&jLsDjAL* '.  BT  tJGonvmrfcnrr*  rrrr^r"1^*" "������*���**���*- ���***��������� vM���nm~t-r^um-  D  -IT  f^TN  A  /'SV*  ii . , ^^  THE  POST   OFFICE  DRUG, AND,STATIONERY STORE.  Patent medicines,  toilet  airticles, office  stationer   ���  andFschool  supplies'. . . .  Lending Library: If you want a book  ask for it and it will be   procured  for  you without delay.  it pays to j>iSAr. -\viTn  HOPE & BEATTIE,  i    '  Chcmlsti*) and Druggists',  Movin. B. C  IN       KEGS  AND  BOTTLES,   r,  BREWERY.  ������'BREWERS OF��� ' t      \  FINE LAGER   BEEB  AND PORTER : . .  ,  ,    " Orders Promptly attended to.  R. Re terer ahdjCo., Props,  NELSON, B. C    W$Sk  FOR FINE  3  S. J. WHITOOMB  W-''-h Waila people bfs wondering  \l tli-e.v. couldn't make money by canning ljt;rae meat, T'.iere'e no visible  Pwiboji tvhy they shouldn't. The  j?[iUUi bo^c tii that town hn->e Heeii  EahniGg ddgs fo'r iri&ny eeadoiis with  great sudceftfi;  House painter, graine,-,  glazier and paperhanger.  All wtirk on perfect surface guranlecd. Prioep uc-  cording lo quality and  stock required  Moyie, B, Q-  ���3^spgafste^^y���^^^*^l^Ks^J^^^^  The health authorities at Midway  ��ire ed eitfethly careful to chut out  fefflfillfiox gerrris that the'y have compelled the teamsters who art) htiuling  bre frdm the 2ala SI. mine In Sliefidan  bamp ho ha-v-e^ it iumigatfed. This  'bo-its $1 to $i.6Q a ion.  ��S�����^"UffWIIfljI'l  An ihtresting case was decided b'y  JTudge Sp'inks the other day; which  goes to eetab'lisli tlie riglit of the holder of a mineral claim to tilt timber  growing Jhereon. John Mulligan  sued the Phoenix Lumber Co. et. al.  tor damage*] lor having cut lumber on  his claim; and the act having been  prqved, liis hciior gave a decree for  ���$43. The evidence showed that 91  trceg had been cut. Tho re appears to  be a mistaken impression that the timber c'ri a rinrioial claim can bo removed by whosoever   pleases lo  cut it ofT.  . In last week's iseuc of the Cranbrook  Herald, P. E. Simpson, its editor,  makes the announcement that he intends to shortly vacate the editorial  tripod and will spend the summer in,  ���pabe Nome. The paper will be left  in charge of H.M. Wenthworth and  Matt Rockendorf, two' practical newspapermen. Mr. Simpson has made  the Herald one of the brightest weekly  hew3papers published in British Columbia, and while so doing has at the  same time labored unceasingly for the  town of Cranbrook and South East  Kootenay. As lie ctatee in his announcement, his object in going to  ihe new Eldorado is to makb.a stake,  and the Leaeer hopes that liis object  will be accomplished.    ,.  Since    it    lias* become definitely  ^^ known that a general election   will  be  leld  throughout ; the   province,  the  ���TSJ?..  Prices Giyerl  and   Orders  Taken oh  Everything  in tiie Printing  Line ai the  \B  MOYIE,    EAST KOOTENAY, B. C.  ',    '     -   The above hotel is  neatly   furnished.  Board $5-00 per week  Per day $1.00 and up.  The bar is supplied with  the best'brande of Liquors and Cigars   eele Msrcanti  COmPANY.  (lilMITED.j  W'e carry complete lilies of  Men's Furnishings, Boots arid  Shoes- Groceries  and Liquors. .  ���*  Mail Orders Given Prompt Attention.  Cranbroolc,   ���  Fort Steele    ���  a��-aaa^Mtaaf*aBaaaawaaKaar*faaBBa��a��aaMaacwiIaaai.iiialail.aa'a!iiua  UNION BARBER SHOP  ANt> BATH BOOMS.  T. K. colcins; rron.  MOYIE, 13. C.  PATRONIZE  WHITE LABQR  J3y Sending Your Work To the  PHILIP CONltAD, Pitot;  GOOD WORK. PJiicES KEAsditAliLE  Aslt^yer arid  CKANliltOOK:  ��.  You  will find a full line of  general  hardware,  including  Stoves, [Tinware,  Agateware, Oils,  .Paints, Glassware  '    " A Call Solicited.  xxwanoi? in conkeotioj-v.  Moyie, B.[0.  JEWELRY,  Official Wat.ch Kepaiirer for  C, P. R  Oranurook, B. C.  NELSON.'  o  ��8  m  ����*>'��'�����*�� I m>  YOUC&fl  ��� MAk'e  2 TO 29  "PAIRS,  KRtuar  londifcs  mtut  ���ATM  To**a'c��M'cn.  ���f?eR*PAlftf  s  H  X  era ca  *    sal  3  0)  m  z  o  H  O  C  Aemi  to  VtOROtTOWN  CUT OUT AND SEND TO US.    NO. 30.  -r**4--  Al  .-Il fl*  IBf-  NELSON,  B: C  BOOTS    AND    SHOES  Repaired and Made to Order.   ���  R, A. SMITH,      Moyie.  NEXT DOOR TO J.LACKSM1TH SHOP.  MINERAL   ACT    i896.  (form f.)  , (Jertieicate of Ixpro-vements.  notick; ,-  The Menelok, Jameson1 Trade dollar, Lake  View, Baltimore; Diido Fraction, St. Johu  Fraction/'���General Buller Fractidri and llfcll-  to-Fay Fraction Mineral'.Claims, situate in  the Fort Steele,.Mining Division of East  Kootcnay Districtl  Where located;���-On thc.Ediit side ol Moyio  ���-jake. , ..  Take notice, that I, James A. Harvey, agent  ior the St, Eugene Couublidated Mining C6ii  pany Limited, Freb Miner's certificate No.  "B0803," intend sixty days froni tlie date hereof  to apply to tlio Mining Recorder fdr a Certificate of improvements for the purpose of-obtain-  ing a Crown Grant of,the above ciaim.  Audfurttit* take iiotice that .action, under  jsecllqn 37, must be .cOmiiiejiced jjefore Uie i's-  nuauce of eiicli Ccrtifiqat-b b^-Impro^bmbiils.  ii,.i- i,i,i- i'--  (,- ,>.l; HABVJvt;  B^i iiiis; ktiiLiay ^f frcTirUdr-i'; i: t>l  SUBSCRIBE   FOR TIIE LEADER  -ada  Photography  Christmas is coming. Get  your .pictures taken to eond  home. PREST, lhe photographer, will, "Visit Moyie on  each Saturday: Flashlight  pictures taken al iho Moyio  or at yotlr rooiii br ho use.  Leave your orders at olice.  No time tb delay:  '    iu JR. �� N. Co'a Tlmo Cslrd  S. 8. ALBERTA���Leaves Nelson  for Bohfiers' Ferry Tuesdays and Saturdays at 7 a. m., meeting steamer International from Kaslo at Pilot Bay.  Roturning leaves B.oniiers Ferry\nl  8 a. rri. Wednesdayo and Sundays.  R013T, IRVING, Manager.  Prest & Co.;  CiMiihrooIc,  ,     Photographers,  IVIoyie'     Fort Scele,  A; STAPHENSON; '  Architect, - Contractor and  Builder.    Complete   plane  ' Furnished, and  Estimates  , Giveri oh all klnds'of. Jwor.k'  free,of charge.  Moyie, ABO.  -,-y^i.-.-.,, .   -a.      -wi.,.*;, .,*.-,*,'.':*; ���-_*-,^.��.-*-*..-.-,,T-.v.r,  c?  y >rs. -j  * % \  Good V/aohiiig'.   So . cliemicals   used.  Prices heap cheap.   Near Moyie hotel.  CANADIAN PACIFIC  RAILWAY  AND SOO���PACIFIC LINE.  EAST and WEST  To all points.    Gives  the only  direct  service from the  KOOTENAY      OOTTNTEY  Through first class sleeper diiily  to and from Ivootehay Landing. Tourist cars pa&3 Medicino Hat daily foi  St. Paul, Fridays for* Montreal and  Boston, .Sundays and Woduesdayfl fo*  Toronto.  DAILY. TRAIN,  EAST        ,   ' ������"���'    .   "'.     ;'. WEST.'  12 ;01 .Ivb.. ;���:'. MOYIE:;..'.. lvb. 10:<J3  ���Conhebliou tri-weekly at .Macleod  for Calgary and Edmonton, and daily  at,Medicine Hat for all points .Easl.  Connection daily at Kootenay.,. Lainl-  irig for all points in. West Kootcnay,  Slocan . ,liiid Boundary districts, I and  for Pacific coast arid main line points  Via Rev'elstbke.  TilitBu&H TICKETS ISSUED aud  .���BA&SAfcr.E' CHECKEDSTO '���'  DESTiNAiTON.  Ckeaii Rates -to .'die bid Coiihtry.  Ai'fily foil .ilStuS, Tiifti'ih; Titlic Cards, Tickets aacl  Jj'vill; iuforthtttloii to Nearest Local  Agch'i;, or '        .  L. !��. Mansfield, Agent, Moyie.  W.F.ANDERSON, !���*. J. COYLK,  i\.r. A. Nelsdii.      A. G.F.,A'..Va��c��V'c.  ; V.fV!*r''f4'fRi  i<ni  ,*��  r-��  ��������*���**���  i-  5  p.  *���  I.  r^-S*-**iif*!  '��� 'i '-"I'^S  'M  S.4!5��t'S';*.(^  ri        ^W  - '-"iwi  f   -isir? fam  r -   -ft1'- *A ^iS  L FJBi  urn  *?|S  -.,. ���*  "���&  m  :m.A  ������"������ "'t  -��� "t.  znmuanmmaamBmBsn  mmma��mgB��s&m

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