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 r'U  Do your eyes bother you?  Consult W. H. Wilson,  of    Cranbrook    and  get  satisfaction.  __=���%  S ive money bv p 11 reh.'using your  TIMEPIECE  from  Wilson, the Jeweler.  VOL.12 NO,-.30.  MOYIE,  B. C FRIDAY, MARCH J8. 1910.  %2 A YEAR  &&e&&&Q��*&&����t��mQm����������@������  ���  Spring Openings  Hats and Caps, Shirts,  ' i f  Linoleums and Wall Paper  ,    3 ���AT���       --    '       s'     * '  ��  9  I        LOCAL,ASSAYS I  ���?)-����9����-��������93d_��->a����_��'^_��������9_��<-/  9 ,      OAJE^-FBTF^T ��T iB  JUST  100  RECEIVED  POUNDS  GANONG BROS. G. B., CHOCOLATES  ' "'E/.-Q'.-V-GWYNNE.. - :  "���*���.  :".v-:.:ap'.-rXes'-'4-v  -* A shipment of No.   1'eating  apples newly 'arrived.  '' - '''"'    '      n   .';  ��� Wc liave them in several  varieties.  "     Try a, box-at $2.75.  1 '        .    ,      ' i  "       .  "'    <   '<   They will please you. ' '   ,  1 c      i ��� ' *     *>   - ,j i, *  ,, Get  the habit.,     Go to  CROWE BROS. & CO.  j-  .-.._.._,  ESTABLISHED   1897     ,      , <  *��� * Jt, '        '*".-,'  Bealeifc El^wol 1,  ���-I-.--   li     ''--irJ-i  r     -,B��*--i-Vil-.       ^.L-ff-j- ���**-������_ ������.���"���tec-**'-*"   [tc?_w__ "    _ "i.'-J'-t     1tt I -_       -"���        J1f  INSURANCE .and MINING     r  and INVESTMENT BROKERS.  Head Office'  CRANBROOK, B. O  WHEN  SPRING COMES  new  To  People emulate the  season by  dressing-  themselves  iu  garb;.and the slioe question is not of  least importance.  3'oung nien who  desire   "Shoe Individuality"   we commend  '.our shoe stock,   which   includes   the   following  well known  .leathers���Kangaroo,   Gun Metal,',   Patent Colt Skin,   Calf Skin  and  , Mule Skin, which can't be out kicked.  J. W. FITCH  Kz-3/Sr. -sfx-iCf* _A-_x4r sizMz^iT-^z.sii^i-'s^T-X>c.\(^sh..\tt.si7 _--Jjr_-Af__rfz_rf-.-~CTL_rft.--Jz s&  !$j MOYIE'S    LEADING    HOTEL.    . * ��  1  Hotel Kootenay   \  The best of" accommodations  for  the Traveling Public.  Fred Ego came home from the  hospital Tuesday,     o  Sam McDougall was in Cranbrook Sunday.  '  i ' ' i  ,Ason was born to Mr. and Mrs.  Goo. "Wright last Sunday.    ,  D. A. Ayres and wife ,wero out  to Spokane this week.  A full assortment of Kootenay  jams at Crowe J-ros.  A.  P.  Macdonald   came   home  *"-        ' i  from Seattle last Saturday.    ' , '  i* *    . i  Geo. DeForest is opening a barber shop next door lo the .Leader,  office. ,  WANTED���A girl  for'general  housework.     Apply  Mrs. W: H.  Laird. '        "���   '   .    ,  '   ' ,' -       ���  There  was a' splendid' time at  the Presbyterian social  Tuesday  evening. -        , .     ���  , Harry White, customs collector  of Cranbrook, was in town for  a few hours last Saturday. ' <  Superin tend en t'Blay lock of the  Sfc. Eugene mine left yesterday  for Calgary on a business trip.  James Crosby���will pi.6bab.5- enlarge his fplace of business this  spring.  1 i  . E.,E. Thornley intends moving  from his present location to his  old stand just south of the post-  office. ''"        .    "     '  ** ' -1 l  *i Keep your eye on that "Moonlight race of the wheelbarrows."  They reach Moyio early iu April.  1 1 J  The local lodge of the Knights  of Pythias will hold 'thqir.' annual  ball on .the evening of  March  29.  .'i'i, "      "  E. E. Thornley, the t shoemaker,  is leaving today "for Piucher  Creek, Alberta, and will be away  from Moyie for four or five days.'  Miss Annie Cockburn, teacher  of the Watfcsburg .school,, spent  Sunday with* Mr. and -Mr3. .Foots  in Moyie. ' ' '  '  Wm. McKelvey came down  from the Sullivan this*,week .and  went out to Spokane for a few  days.  Robfc. Calder met with tho misfortune last Friday of having his  thumb so "badly crushed that it  was necessary to amputate it.  Don't forget tlie date, March  23rd.* The Epworth League will  have a social evening afc the  residence of E. A. Hill. You are  welcome. Admission 25 cents.  Come aud have a good time.  St. Patrick's  Dance.  The Moyie Hockey Club  made  a big success of their masquerade  ball   last   night.     There was   a  large   number   in   costume,  and  after' the' masks   were     raised  niany who were spectatorsr before  took a hand  in  the  dance.   The  prize winners were: Mrs. Wallace  and Ed. Taylor, best dressed  lady  and  gent,  ,with   an   extra   prize  for Mrs. McTavi-.li.   Second prizes  for best dressed lady and gentleman  were-won by   Miss   Mabel  Lutner   and "H.    K.    McKenzie.  Dick  McLure, as   "Rocky Mountain  Dick," as best comic   character.      For the   best;   .waltzers  Ray Crisler and his bister, iMiss  Laura Urislor, won the prize.'  The prizes were donated by  some of the, Moyie business men,  Roberts & Messinger gave a pair  of lady's boots; E.'G, Gwynne a  box of chocolates; R. A. Smith a  lady's Lair comb; Hockey Club  a lady's brooch; A. B, Stawarfc a  pipe; C. A,'"Foote,' pair of cuff  link's; J. XV. Fitch, box cigars;  Crowe Bros, .'pair gent's fancy  suspenders.'.'The hockey club  wishes to thank these business  mon forthehveontributious.  -**��93:->9-3-->-*��3-_>-2&_��_��^99339-tS3;��;,  1    .   GENERAL FLOAT        f  71 ���������66-���������e������-���--.-�����-*_-e���-���-6->��33t>  There''will be   19 . launches  Moyie lake this summer.   '  on  Wallace raised $2,135 for the relief of the Mace snowslide victims.  An American company is likely  to build a sawmill at Nakusp fchis  summer, ,  ,  -_i\-*S-*8^-*j3?  _.-��_: =_-_*.:������__-���.--��_ _S__*_*-___:-_*__ ._��> _**"*>_i_: i_����  .-._,��� -^��-***^-^-^-*^-**-_?-^-**^-SC:?&P'  -.IV  The  Vancouver  gnn- club  been  given' 'permission   'to  crows in Stanley Park." '���  has  kill  It is repoited that George  Clothier vt/jll open a,' mining engineers' office in Vancouver. "  Tho Ross-land Euaineering  Works is moving to, Nelson to  be consolidated ��� with"' the Nelson  Iron Works.,      - .,���"��'  ' Ifc. is rumored that the Consolidated company is taking over the  La--PIata, formerly known ae the  Molly Gibson.   *  Experimental   Farms.  , '���������>;.      -l ������--  f  Three demonstration farms   are  - * -i  to be operated fchis season in the  Kootenay, and three in, the  Okanagau, an*, appropriation , ,of  $10,000 having been granted to  the government by the legislature  for this purpose. Ifc is probable  that one of the three fartn3 ' will  be "allotted to East Kooteuay, one  to West Kotenay and one to fthe  o 1. "f .     .  Boundary.    '   -_ '    .  ' Ezra ��� Meeker ' of " Puyallup,  Wash., will .again yoke up his  oxen and go back over the .Oregon trail to the Missouri river.  The C. P. - It. has' established a  tie and timber department; in  British Columbia. ,' Several tie  mills and sawmills will be pufc in.  During*- the next ten days we will  give a special discount  of  25 per cent off  our entire stock of furniture,  , -      stoves and ranges, sinks and  enameled ware.  1 r  This stock  consists of beds,  mattresses,    springs,   dressers, stands, lounges, chairs,  tables, ,heating and cooking-   '  ','  stoves,   ranges,   sinks and'a,  .  ' V1.'full    stock     of    enameled  kitchen-ware., -  ,1        .1- ,   r   .  MacEachern & Macdonald  -V  f  w  f'  . -^���^���^���^*-js*_a>*^_-.>-'?--'  r.l-^-*r.^ __--���__?��� vP-5*-^^  ____._S. _5____J-_*__��_ i __S*-i5_*  __!__/.���'  *_��^--_��'-_��* ���_��'���_���'���_��'���_-��-,  Toil Bet  It   Will.  Start Planers April * 1st.  The Real Estate Boom.  Anticipating a busy season the  management of the Torto. Rico  Lumber company's sawmill,, two  miles cast of Moyie, will start up  the planers on or about April 1,  while tli8 saw mill'commences  cutting about a  The logging camps have given  employment to a good force of  men throughout the 'winter and  this stair, will, shortly be v brought  in to the mill while additional  men will be added to ,the force..  When running the mill will give  employment to some 40 men.  * Chas. Biesel; former superintendent of the Snowshoe mine at  Phoenix, has severed his.s connection with tho Consolidated Company. ���' L,  When George Osb"ori_t a jew'e-'  ler of New Haven, Conn., took  apart' an old, clock, brought to  him to be repaired, he found' $150  in greenbacks tucked iu theba'ck  Of   it.' '     f&       '     '���!  r.    - .  The1 C.'O. \R0dger3 sawmill at'  Creston will "start running on  Monday next. The Creston Lumber Co's. sawmill at Eriekson is  now running full blast.  One main line crossing British  Columbia from'east; to west has  done a' good deal. Preseutly  therewill also be the C. N. R. the  G. T. P., the V. V. & E.,va second  C. P. R. main line and a second'  C. N, It. main Hue���six! in all.  Five of these will be completed  within four years i'rom this summer. British Columbia will renew her mighty youth.���Nelson  News. '','','  Will Hold a Social.  Laid to Rest.  Wide Tires ��� Demanded.  Fort George has  now   a   forfc-  month   later,  nightly mail service, instead, of a  monthly one  as heretofore.    The  new service will be  extended   to  Frazer Lake and Fort James.  The trustees of the Minfco cup  have fixed upon Saturday, June  ISth and Saturday, June 25th as  dates for the two lacrosse matches  between the Monfcreals and the  New Westminster clubs.  The ladies of the Methodist  church propose having an -af fcor-  noon tea at the home of Mrs! Hill  on March 23rd from 3 to 5:30  o'clock. A cordial invitation is  extended to all. The fee will be  10 cents, and the proceeds will  be devoted to the Columbian college at New Westminster,  Commercial Air Ships.  Large and Commodious Sample Rooms.  Billiard Room..  4 McTAVlSH & CAMERON  Proprietors. ��  ,-*���, x*>s-7$c-*$x-7$_. ,_$x-z$sr7*s-z*rr '$i /-vr J-J"*^" *-J-^=v-* V/rr^ -jsr *p-^~^t-s^ _*a-_*..-7*a--*)- Jf  OUR.   XjES^uXJ-ES^^S .  20 Century   Brand Clothing  Stanfield's Unshrinkable   Underwear  G.   A. Slater Shoes  Call and see these reliable brands.    If you don't you  will be sorry,  E. A.   HILL.  With a view to the better  preservation of public highways,  a law has been enacted in * this  province compelling the use of  wide tires on wagons, carts and  vehicles conveying loads varying  in weight from 000 to 10,000  pounds. Government agents and  constables are instructed to see  that the provisions of said act  aro in every respect strictly complied with.  imperial Bank of Canada.  Capital  Authorized-���  Capital Paid Up���-  Reserve   Fund ���  BRANCHES   IN BRITISH C0LTJMBIA-  Cranbrook, Arrowhead, Golden. Kmriloops, Michel.   New  ���$10,000,000.00  5,000,000.09  5.000.000.06  A regrettable feature of the  Vancouver real estate boom is  that it is crippling industry and  development throughout the province. The boom has degenerated into a wild and l reckless  gambling which has assumed  collo^sal proportions, and the end  of which will be the further enrichment nf a few rich men while  it \*.ill bring ruin to thousands  just as happened in the real estate boom of Toronto and Winnipeg some years ago. An undeveloped    province   can   no   morel ,      ,,   .  , ,    ..    .    ,,      ,,   _ As will be seen by their  support a great city in tho  throes I  . . ,  ,     , ,, ,,      , ... ' tisemenfc on  the  fourth  of a boom   than  tho ,human  will  can control the tido in Burrard  Inlet. Tho end of tho Vancouver boom must come sooner or  later. Hotter far if the money  wasted in the Vancouver boom  wero diverted to the development of the recources of the pro-  viuco establishing a sound basis  on which to build a groafc city.���  Revelstoko Mail Herald.  Holding" Removal   Sale.  Annual   Meeting".  adver-  pago of  this paper, the firm of Roberts &  Messinger is holding a big removal sale. The gentlemen have  auother location in viow, and are  disposing of their Moyie stock as  fast as possible.  The Lead  Bounty.  Michel  Ferine, Nelson, Revelstoke. Victoria, and Vancouver.        ',  Drafts and Money Orders sold avaiblc in any j  part of the World J  Savings iBank Department. 1  I ,        Interest allowed on deposits from date  of deposit.   '    '    "   ��  glffOYIE BRANCH.      J. F. M,   PINKHAM,  Manager*   |  The annual meeting' , of the  shareholders of The Moyie Telephone ik. Electric Light Co., Ltd.,  Will be held in the compauy's office, Moyio, on Saturday, March,  19 th, at S o'clock p. in. *        .  Men Are Wanted.  A Winnipeg dispatch says  that  1 ton thousand men are wanted  by  I the farmers of western Canada at  the  present   time.    The   men are  ' wanted in all three provinces.  G. O. Buchanan of Kaslo, lead  commissioner, states that all entitled to the 40'per cent claims  for lead bounty ought to bear in  mind that the /fiscal year of the  department ends with It I arch 31,  iustead of June 30 as was the case  prior to one year ago.   :  The T. Eaton company of Winnipeg has secured a permit for an  additional story to the large departmental store' building. ' This  will make the structure eight  stories high and tho most massive  building in that city.  A hundred aud one cents on  the dollar net, in tho amount the  city of Winnipeg will derive from  the sale of its bonds this year.  Arrangements have been practically completed for the issue  through the bank of Montreal.  At Nauaimo during the recent  cold spell a fiiebroke out at the  hospital aud ou the brigade being  called out it was fouud that the  hydrant was fro/.eu. Had tho  fire not beeu detected in time to  put it out with a small garden  hose a serious conflagration would  have resulted.  The fiist regular air navigation  service in Europe will be inaugurated ou May 15th. Regular  trips will be made to different  cities. The aerial carriage will  accommodate 12 passengers besides the crew. The regular service will close for the season on  September 1st.  Bergland   Sells   Property.  The remains of  the late  John  Houston   were i-laid to   rest    at.,  Nelson last   Monday.     All' 'flags*  were at half mast, and  hundreds"  turned out to'pay tribute  to, the  pioneer journalist; statesman  and      ^  "Father of Nelson."   The funeral <'  was the largest in the History  6f-  the city.'   " " ' . ...1  , r,, -   '       '.-'Si!  He was in New. Westminister 22 * - p  years ago, having come  from' the^, ,'���  defunct'town of'Donald.    In Don-'   ?*.  f *��� * '  aid he appeared one morning .with _.  his printing outfit- aud announced '  that he inteuded printing a paper. ]  Thafc week the firBfc iss-uo of the i  Donald Truth was'issued, Houston -j  having commenced work immedi- 1  iafcely without a sign of copy, and ,1  set his news direct 'from his ac- ,'  tivo brain into type.      ' ' ,  In the early nineties he,went to     ji  Nelson 'and  iu   1S97  became   tho      '���  city's   first  mayor.   -During    his-     i-j  residence in the Kootenay  metro-      |  polis he was elected to the  Legi*.-    "|J  lature.   Then he mysteriously disappeared for awhile,   to   tin 11   up  ia Goldfields, where he was at  his  old   trade  of sticking  type,   but  when the Legislature  started  its  session Mr. Houston  showed   up  to take  his seat.     He moved -to  Prince Rupert, and afterwards  to  Fort George.  This week Ed Bergland sold his  house and lot on north Victoria  street to Wm. Jewell. The lot is  No. 5 in block No. S. M r. Jewel)  bought; tbe property as an  investment. Mr, , Bergland intends making his headquarters at  Feruie.  The K and II cigar has jumped  into prominence   thiough the   excellent flavor of  tho   tobacco  outj  of which ifc is made. I  J. XV. Fifcch  unloaded  another  car of Robin Hood flour on  Tuesday.    Ifc is easily seen thafc   "Rob  in Hood" flour is a winner.  Are  frequently  ' .MS-  fiffl  if--* MI:  Do you have that annoying tickling iu your throat? Hoe�� your  cough annoy you at night, and do  you raise mucus in the morning.  Do you want relief? If so, take  Chamberlain's Cough remedy and  you will be pleased. Sold by tl.o  Moyie Drug ifc .Stationery Co.  Resuming Work on the   Hill.  . Ifc is the intention of the Consolidated Company to again put  a force of men at the upper workings at the Sfc. Eugene, aud to reopen the boarding house on the  hill. This will be done within a  very few weeks.  The corouers's jury afc Revelstoke inquiring into the catastrophe , in connection with the  snowslide at Roger's pass, has  brought in a verdict of accidental  death. A rider attached advises  that the practice of making men  work at clearing slides on stormy  nights be discontinued.  Within three months tho C. P.  R. will commence construction  on the link required to complete  the through line -, from Nelson to  the coast and ifc is announced that  they, will also construct the  link1 required to complete the  through line from Nelson to the  east via the Crow's Ne3t.  SHOES!     SHOES!  Just arrived direct l'roni the makers a full  assortment of new spring" goods. Every  pair a picture and the prices arc the lowest.  '.'������_-������,: Every   pair,.high   grade   and'   guaranteed.,  Men's     Tan Boots      from   $4.00  Patent Blucher  Patent Button  ';      Fancy; Patent Buif Tops  A large assortment of Box  Calf,'  Velour  Metal, Wine Colour aud   Chocolate shades-iii  and low cut.  ^LECKIE Minine- Shoe $6.00'  Note the Store.  SHOEMAKER.  _s.n.��*.  Opposite Kootenav Hi ->&���.-  v-a? '_*fsjS-j-c  . '"%���  ' .'''���  .1-  ',*  ",!_-���'  -.' "tf-.  1       ���,*_  '!��� 15,5.  ' )-5,*S'  .>- ViV  s_f!.  !%f|;  Vi    V r\***   '  -5.  i'fg*" <  s-.l-'fe .  l"'ffl , i  -*.y  !* '  ���?'.  ifi-  UT'S  *   I'll  'St  i_3|  - .;.-  - i  Til*. JLKAUKlt, AlOVlfcl. CltlTISH COLUMBIA  ii  '*,j - -* *���-=���-  tllii MUY1H_ LBADfiB.  P iblislifd in llu- inter.Bt of the people  of Mnyie nnd K-.st,ICootcnfly.    '  F. .1. .SMYTH. P'-'BUS--.--..  UNION  ir--**-"-*  ���j.aTS-'1-  IIATE     OK    iCHSCBUTlON  O/z-c? yea./1  '$2.00  Fl.Tf),VY, MARCH IS, 1910.  ST.  PATRICK'S * DAY.  out of both the cretk and the  lake for domestic purposes,  and every winter considerable  ice is put up for use at home  and to be shipped to the neighboring towns. There is a  regular dumping ground ont  of town and the guilty par-  tier* > should be ,. compelled - to  use'it.  _4i$��f��rS=_f���&����� _*������fe-6*fe���S_=-S'����-c���:'t?__  | CHINOOKERS. %  % i��-5i--39-3i-5-*.S>.-_!3>i->-3i -_3-5-_>���_> SSafe-fe-SrtK  (S]iL.l..'!-ini!ii-i;-_\ii:w.- .  Fortune Telling  Docs not talsc into considerw-ion the one essential to woman's (unpin-"-.--��� womanly health.      , .'-,.'.  The woman who neglects her health is neglecting the  very foundation of all good fortune. For without health  lote low*- us lustre and gold is but dross. *  Womui.ly health when lost or impaired may generally be  regained by the use of Dr. 1'ierce's I'-avorite Prescription.  This Prescription has. for over HO years,.  been curing delicate, weak. pain.wracked  women,   by  the   hundreds   of  thousands  and this too in the privacy of their homes  without their having to submit to indeli-  ��r-_c questionings and offensively repug'  ojnt examinations.^  Sick v. omen are invited to consult Dr. Pierce by letter free. , - ,  AH correspondence held as sacredly confidential.    Address-World's Dispensary  Medici. Association, R.V. Pierce, M. D.f President, Buffalo, N. t .  Dr ViMicn's Great Family Docioi. Book, The People's Common Sense  _-.lcdic.il Adviser, newly revised up-to-date edition���1000 puges, answers in  Plain ��rxlnb hosts of delicate questions which every woman, single or married,  an'lit _t> know about. Sent free, iii plain wrapper to any address on receipt ot  31 "one-cent stamps to cover mailing ,only, or in cloth binding for aU stamps.  The 17th -March has   come  '    once more. ���   It  is'the   feasl  ii i  '" day of'the sons aud daughters  of the Emerald   Isle   and  the  spirit  of   St.    Patrick's   day  , prevades     the       atmosphere.  Irishmen celebrate the day  as  ' it is set aside for the glorifica-  ���   tion of their patron saint  aiid  in all parts 'of'* the , world  the  " little spray of  Shamrock   was  proudly worn.*- ' ,      ���  Several/'different    versions  ,are given of the birthplace and  , \.life of St.*' Tatrick.    By  some  it-is claimed that he was 'born,  iu 'France, while... some   Irishmen still-believe he was   born  -    hi Ireland.    Tliere can be [no  doubt, ' however,     but     that  ��� Nemtliur,    now    Dumbarton,  '' .Scotland, was the place of,his  bir,th. ,' *  '      ' The   date  of  St.  Patrick's  death is uncertain, but, is is  , < supposed, that he died. in 469  '   at St'.'Paul, near Downpatrick,  as it-is.now called. .  His tomb  Every   back  yard has its niuc-k  taker these days.     ' '  Is it windier in  Spokane or  in  M.irch?    Who    ] vi v *���% C-  Not every person who fights for  a prize i�� a piizeflghter.  ���   ,*   "     ' <i  X.itnrally, the women are all in  favor of putting on tho (r_.istei)  lid.     . ' ' '   *  RAPID GROWTH    ,  DEMANDS CAPITAL  Financial Institution to Erect   Ten  Storey Building in City  of Vancouver.  Some meii aro so clever they  can get a "ohine" without touching tbe shoe poli.h..  If you don't believe ,spiing, is  hero just take a squint at some of  'tlie dry" goods windows."  ' ypeakintr of buttering caused by  the heartless meat tiust���a sausage certainly' leads a dog's life.  -        ' ,     j'  y ' Seventeen Mile Tunnel.  POSTAL    PHOTOS.,  ���> '   f   -.  I make a' specialty, of Postal "Photo work." Prices, '4  for 50 cents, or $1.25 a dozen.  MISS' FLQRA DEACON.  Meets Tuesday evenings  in the  Mineis* Union   hall.      Sojourning  Odd Fellows cordially invited.  Fiieu Eoe. F.J. Smyth.  Noble Grand, Secr'y.  bt. Eiis-ne loi'S* No* **~"  K. of P.  Mcpls every Thursday  evening in McGrefeoi  lialli.t 8 c'clock. Vie-  ting brothers imiled.t  K. D. Snxsox,        '       E. A. Hi--i_  Chancellor Com. K. R   &���   S.  OLIVER TYPEWRITER  For Sale,  For $125.00  Easy Payments.  That'tbe Great'Northern railroad is, planning to build a 17  mile tunnel from iChiawankutn to  Skyomish in order to escape such  disasters as occurred at Wellington a short time   ago   is   a   topic  now discuss'od ia railroad circles.  *'  "-v     i <  '   If such  a'tunnel 'was   built  it  would    be   the longest   tunnel in  the world and would probably   be  one   of   the   greatest  engineering  feats of all time.     Soveral   shafts  would have to be sunk  along   the    route aud the total cost of such  a  , near the cathedral   is 'marked project is variously estimated at  -.    .   i   '      -u     1-W rm -���i,.-.i-   from $20'.000,000 to $50,000,000.    ;  - with a ������'lare.eboulder oi----w-i-C-i " ,       ���    e *{ a  ,  -v.--��i -*.        _- -���   . .       '. -A    preliminary   survey  of* the  is simply carved ,  Patrick.     ���   ���>��� --.--'-.i. ~*���..-   *--"   .-_:-..-  ���a���  'This   is   cleaning  up time,-  aud all'should get .busy.   v  It is estimated'that at least  '��5,000 leaves Moyie every  month to pay on real estate in  Vancouver, Fort ��� George,  "Walrus, 'Fclsou and other  places.  It seems that there is no  truth in the report that Com-  Uiandci- Peary will leave JJ.lk.0  during the niouth in search  of Dr. Cook or, that lie will  buy his supplies from Fred  Roo.  " ^   This is the time of year that  the poet sings o: gentle spring,  the young mm succumbs to  the seductive influence of  moonlight nights and a pretty  face, while the married man  is hustling the best he can to  get something to eat ,and find  a place to sleep iu a home that  is undergoing , the annual  scourge.���house cleaning.  di-strict already has boon made  and the supposition" is that thp  expei ience of the last few 'weeks  was tho only thing necessary, to  start practical preparations.  1   Use of' Latin in Prescriptions,  - ��� r  Tn the first place, Latin is a concise aud more exact language  th\u 1-tighsh, and being 'a dead  tongue does, not change, as all  living languages do. In the second place, Latin is a language  that is used by scientific men the  world over, it being possible to  (i'i a prescription written iu Latin  iu'any country on the face of the  earth where there is a drug store.  -Finally, a practical reason. Let  it be supposed that a physician  should writo out in English a pre  scriplion for the use of an educated patient. The pvtient might  after reading it endeavor to remember the formul*., and so try  to have it refilled from memory���  a dangerous proceeding.  Smelter for Prince Rupert.  There is perhaps nothing in  the country for which the  pre-.cut      administration  ', _NTows which will be of great interest to Vancouver residents and  Provincial investors generally," as  indicativa'of the'' almost magical  progress and growth taking place  in .Vancouver, is the announcement made by -the directors of  the Dominion Scoc-k and Bond  Corporation, Limited, that they  have reorganized the 'company  uid increased the capital stock to  $2,000,000. Triis increase in ' capitalization' is "rendered ,uecessary  by the "rapidity with which the  business of the corporation ' is  prowing, and. is directly in line  with its contemplated ' projects,  wh.ch'inc-ude the erection.of a  magnificent new, ten storey office  building of brick'and stone.  The building will'havo 310" ofli-.  ces aud 12 stores of different sizes,  and a ground floor basement 'containing 1500 to 2,000 safe deposit  boxes of various sizes. ���; It is to be  erected-in a central location in  Vancouver. . Tha 'estimated cost  is'in th'e neighborhood of $600,-  '000.    ��� *    ..   - l      ;  The president bf the'corporation is Hon, Price Ellison, - chief  commissioner of lands for J3iitish  Columbia"; and ..president of the  Imperial Fire Underwriters. The  directors include such piominent  men as .T. Arbuthnot, president  of tbe South Wellington Coal Co.,  Limited. M. Carlin, president of  the Canadian Northern Coal Co.  Saanich Lumber Company, and  13.ircl.-y Sound Cedat Company,  vice-president of the Bank ol  Vanconver. J- A. Harvey, IS-- C,  brrrris.er at law and director of  the Bank of Vancouver. Arthur  I.. Hepburn, consulting engineer.  George H. Salmon will continue  to occupy his present position as  managing director.  Only 10,000 shares of $100 each  are offered for subscription, for  which a groat number of applications havo already been receivedv  All shares are being sold at par,  and the full amount received paid  into tho treasury, less expenses  for the sale ot stock.  O F. DESAULN1B    '  ,,     ���*������     '"    "  "'-.      '.v    '  ...       ' D.-...JCH , 1>T  SclUlrli I.rnlci*, No. r.C  A. 1\   _t   A. M".  ilegular   meetings  ou the first Wednesday      of    each  month.  Visiting brethern v. el if iii e",  JI. Chapman, W. M.  N. XV'. Burdctt, Secretary.  F./J. SMYTH.  moyie! b. c.  %    F. O. BOX SOI '"' ". ���' l'lIOXK 73  1 East Kootenay Bottling Co  .Moyie   Miners'   "Onion  .-  No. 71, W. F.-of M.  Meets in Miners'^ Union Hall every Saturday evening. Sojouru-  ing'.uerabei'S are cordially invited  to attend.    r ,/'  Albert Gill,      ���    , James Roberts  President.    '     A'   '     Secretary  PltOMTT DELIVERY.     ���  Qiueens, Ave:  '   MOYIE1  PIANO  LESSONS'  : PI. C. SALMON  ' ' , of".Craubrook' \  ..    ���'    ' (Phone 2(53.) _   �� -     '  - visits'Moyie weekly.  Studio at Mrs., Gilberts  Capitalists of Ih-itish Columbia  and others.from across the line  are seeking powers that they  may build and operato a smelter  in Prince Rupert, produce ga<*,  and sell it to tho city and operate  mines. They aro Hilisfied that  there is enough ore at the present  time in sight to warrant them in  starting woik on their smelter.  One company in Alaska alono hist  year kept six boats plying back  -   j an I   forth   continuously    to   the  Harvey,    McOarter1 &  Macdonald.  ���/   -*-  .Barristers; Solicitors. Notaries, Etc ���  Cranbrook,   -   - . B. C.  At/  A     A   '   ���   Cranbrook,!( B. C.     '"-  i. .    �� ��� ,        ,   .  ,, , -     ' - '  Manufacturers  bf all kinds of carbonated  *' ' f  'beverages.    "Wo spare no expense  to have  i, "i '      "   0-   '        '      ;       '  ������ our 'goocls-the best on 'th'e market.    (   ��� '  ,j- i *      t  ,   7   There are  others* But!!    '  W. F. GURD,    -  ,   I_AItItI3TKl-:, SOIICITOK, ETC,   ,  CRANBROOK.  B. C  St.   Joseph's   Convent.  ���' NK1,S0_.T,B. C. '''*���  xSoarchng and Day' School conducted by Sisters of St. Joseph, Nelson,  B. C Coninierciul 'and busineep  courses .a specialtj-. Excellence'and  swift progrosa characterize each de  partment.   Parents should  write  foi  particulars.   One mon'th assures  the  ��� i        .     . ���'    '  public1       lhe .thoroughness   of   the  Sisters* methods   of teaching! .Terms  comm.nco January,  April rnnil   Sept  Pupils are adinilted dufj-m term.  DR. E. B. MILES,  i ' ' '   t   i  DENTIST.  Cranhrook,"\ B,  George H Thompson,  ISARllisTI.il,   '  SOI-IC-TOtt  i'        i   * i . ,  Notary J,-\ijhuc, &c. *-,  CRANBROOK, ,    Biimsii Columdia  vi/  1  , I  V!/  \!/  There are no blanks in a box of  K and II c-igais. They all* draw  and emit an aroma that perfumes  the oxone when set on fire. It i.s  ever a pleasure to follow a man  who is simkiaga K and II cigar.  Ti y one aud bo convinced.  iTacoma sm al ter  getting"   greater    credit   than j _      the'iiuprisonment of two millionaire bankers, Walsh and  Morse. '    Money   cannot 'Buy  .''every ih ing; apparently, for it  could not buy these men,their  '.liberty.    Even Thaw   is still  . in Mattewau.--Spokane Observer.  Appointments.  J. F. Armstrong has been appointed Distiiet Grand . Soperin.-  .tehdant for Kootenay Royal Arch  .Masons, and E. F.lwell, as Gland  Steward.  'Fully, nine  out of    every    ten  ,cases  of  rheumatism,   is,  simply  rheumatism of the'muscles due to  cold or damp, or chronic   rheuma-  ��� It is a pity to   see  so   much j tism, neither  of   which    require  filth and   rubbish   dumped   in j any internal treatment.    AU that  i Campbell ' creek' and   hauled  I is needed   to  afford   relief  is   the  Chamberlain's Stomach and  Liver Tablets are safe, sure and  reliable, and have been praised  by thousands of women wlio have  been restored to health through  their gentle aid and curative  properties. Sold by the Moyie  Drug -."- Stationery Go,  STOP AT THE  COSMOPOLITAN  X_��c>,,X"_H3JL..  WHEN IN  CRANBROOK  E. TI. SMALL, Tllanaccr.  Good rooms, good  tables and  bar  and fitsb class sample rooms.'  Thos. ��� Summers  Cigars,   Tobacco,, Fruit  and  Confectionery.  TOTS.    NOTIONS   ETC.  South   Victoria   St.  Wm. Jewell  Express and General Delivery Business. Livery and  Feed Stable.  WOOD   AND    GOAL  For Sale I'  ��� free application of  Chamberlain's  put on the i.e on    Moyie   lake   Liniment.    Give it  a  trial.    Yon   Moyie,  Almost' evcrv  at'��   certain   to   bo   pleased   with  the quick relief which   it  affords.  each   wm.c-r  winter a t'ini  conies .when  it jR M ,.y the Moyio DrilB  lt  Strt.  i*.'r.(.c-e...*:ary to use   the   water' tionery Cj  heave Orders at  Gwyn'ne's Stori*.  British (.o.umbia  Chamberlain's Cougii Remedy  Cures ColJs, Crouji nnil Wlioopinir Ccugh.  Nifty Spring  SUITINGS  Fl NE NEW STOCK  of  tho  nattiest in Spring Suitings  from eastern and English  manufacturers just received.  They aro undoubtedly the  handsomest and most distinctive-    fabrics   that  have  yet boon,'b-fforecT.and' those  "who would   have   something  /   ������ "... *    ���'���������'  select;   i'ii    a Suit for  spring  should     leave    tlieir - order  early.    A fit guaranteed and  at a reasonable price..  Pressing: and Cleaning  Done  Prices Rig-lit.  C. ft. FOOTE  Merchant Tailor.  MOYIE, B. C  W. R. BEATTY   c  Embalmer and Undertaker,  Phone 9. CRANBROOK  BEPSPRING  AND'  T.T. >-'V-tlle,C.K.,P  L  S.        II. Y. Purler, C  McVITTIE & PARKER  Provincial Land Survkying  kail way j_ mining   eng1nkku1no  '    Estimates Furnished.  OFFICES  Fort Steele P. O. Box 25.  Cranbrook P. O. Box 11.  B_.Y~YOUJ_  ,  *  [ "*��� Cj  Cigars  Tobaccos  Fruit and  Confetionery  FROM  A. B. Stewart  Central  thj.;���  i  i)_-:SjVUI.>'iki.   incus,   i*��|iii.  I.urgo   sftinple   room *in   connection  with house for commercial men. Best  of aocommodation.  Hc.ulqunrters  for   Com-  nicrcii-1 and Mining Men.  Queens ave      .  . .'MOYIE. B, C,  SEND YOUR. fWOllK   TO  THE  KOOTENAY  STEAM  LAUNDRY.  .NELSON-' "'   '���  All "White Labor.  L^ave work with the    local agent  A, B, STEWART.  MATTRESS  Cranbrook   Co-Operative    Stores  I Moyie Beer^������    ���  [Ap made by the present brewer is admittcilly the  |Best Beer in East Kooteuay. With tho Be..t Malfc  land the Purest Spring Water it is unexcelled for  jquality.    Insist on having Moyie Beer.  BOTTLED AND DRAFT BEER  ��  m  n  \j  r\  \j  9  #  9  9  9  9  9  MUELLER & HESSE,   PROPS.  i  * MOYIE  ''.:'.., p. f. joH'jystoj\f  Thitf Hotel is New and well Furnished _ TW ;  Tables are Supplied with the Best;in.  Market affords. The Bar is FiUed:wi^,  the Best Brands of Liquors and CigaiP���,  ��� ���      . ' . ���   i  .���      ��� ��� ���'.'.' 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TWK Ynng-lse. Yellow lilv«>r, four' bundled
tulles.-from Hankow, Is not, the pie isanle-t
winter c*itii-.ln« giound in lli** world, nnd >*>•
s«ld, In niiiiil-liiUnl)lt* laugungo. Ci.U'f (.Hi.tr-
(crnmster Stubbs, of'tin. ..moil niiogiinbont,
..llelln.
..Stub.)*- was reckoned n pious mail «-.i shore anil n
, fii>qu.'ii(or of llic SiMUH'ii'. IJ<*l hols.'and it naval -1*1-
Jiint't to ll-*- (salvation Army. Tin* minute, however.
!/.• Ml tlio spokes of tlie wheel1 I.i his, brawny h iwU
u sternly si roam of profanity til'lihd forth ti* Inter-
rnpti'illy from between his cle/ic'ifx! leotii. In tin',
peifmihiiiicc of Ills professional duties Stubbs was
the enemy of all mankind.'ospes (ally llu* Chine...'. A
-..ilir-ii which habitually eschews lights on big Junks
mud gigantic 'rafts In the fairway of .ships is likely
to Incur, the til. will of (|iinrU'rm,islv*Ts. ' r.f-lile-i the
ton  rules of the  rond   at  sea   flxt-d  by
ngrcoinoni Slubbs had  n<!(Ui] another,  v
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follows, lu largo, ptinted characters,— ,
" HUM-,XI,. TAICIS IT l-'OIt OII.WTKI) THAT,,
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lli'iioath   It   was   liiKciibod   ln   Slubh
iviUluK, Ii.oiik.1_." hut  clem, like li.in-.fJf--
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Tlie chief qiiiu-tenna*slei-. for --.otiie occult' ic.wiui,
j.|-(.fcrri'd to n-s.» the word .•nUii-.lnii :\ lioro flu* dl.'v
tlmi.iry rnllotl for collision. The 'dlo<-.-i:ci-ac.\ wa*- liy
in> iivf-i.)**- oh|ei-ti-d lo l«y tin* Alleltn'-* teinpor.iry i uiu-
niiiniiliiK ollif or. n -sinooth fa<is! pink and \\lillu
ttteiity-sl-_-j ear-old, Ui'iiteniiiil. Ahi\ln liy liaine. \\ li.i
.<li*nn-.id<(.ul from (ho IkiIIo'iii of liti heart that In th*
IST-o-m *«ierjioiit*j- he hud; Rlulih*. at the \\ hoot—.1
sort or ltiiirltlme Cii'-oy ni the* Xml. ,
A sll-_'ht ne:v<aisne«s r-n Atwxln'.s pait was njiiuril:,
(lie  AHeft-i's.' ciiptaln   uai"'lald   up  nt   Sh.-m^hal   wjl'i
rlien mil ti sin.  while  Klc-li uilson. 'tin
vns nm-slni: n, lirokcu  loj; in r I lip Clilni
UVe oillcer,
Iiospit.il at
IlmiUow. nnd tht* eon.ii'.ai'O cf the Allot!.! had d"-
MilVnl upon Alyv.hi. liisteiul of licln^ rouifortnlily
linn-^T-tl Iti at Hankow or KliniiK-i it, tuiil(th" ollk-ei;-;
Co.li!. to l-.uro|.i*a'n halls-1\\let* a week. Uie Allettn wit.s
riosinc nhout .the' ovei flowed r.*f_loiis of (he Ynn^.-lse,
In the mouth of_' Xoa cinlier. when the water \\a<
ii'iidliv_r. and not ••ven' tlie' ii:itl\o pilots knew nlf
alK.ut  the ever chaii'-rln--:, bottom.. „
" Ostenslhly tliv jriniboat \tn-? lookhiir , for Chines..
(dniti's huf the pies^uiv of the third <-I i*-*; (.iTtimtl
«*<_•!**■. Cr-cllia. nvparentl} ou the same ••rr.inil. told
.Mjwln plainly enough that there w.-is sometliiii!; eKc
In tlip wind lK'sIdes Junk lo.iih; of Chinese freeliiKitvr*.
ll looked iiiou* like an uprlsliiir. with murder In the
-in. Add then, tlu* Allett.i bavin-.* i rept, ciiullously
up the iIiit, llu* P.rlllsh loipeilo ln>al desiriij it Viper.
\\llli a conplt* of-torjK-Oo boats-, lasually appeareil
i-e-sl'dav Son-.c days nfler. a l*'reiu-h Inlij ^milvo.v..
I.'IIIi'iuidi'lle. niiK-li'siiiiiller than th.* Allelta hulnw
-,oine up fiom Shanghai, the . Ill ltKh socoild <-l iss
<inlscr Dniki*. without any apparent ic.isim, also ap-
5U-ni;ed. * "
Lco'-.ing fcr Pirates.
AI.\«In knew tills little p.'<-till:iiU*,' of the Urltlsli
nivj: that uli.'iu*\(T a few war ships were i*.itheri*«l
liij.'i'Ihi-i In foiel-rli wateis rh.-ie uiis i.-rtiun to ap-
(v.sr. within tweiuy-f.itir ln.in-s.' a Ilritlsh naval for. e
rtt least twice as sti-oiit_r as all the other ships coin-
tiiutd.      '
-In Ihe present Instance It was ^hen out tint the
J'lake, unlet. Hew n flap ol'U-er's immuiiiiiI. had come
op fniin Hankow In oliedlein e to a ficik of A«.ni1i\tl
IIii-rtmiM-s c-oiKernlnjr titpido lio.it practice. The A«l-
inlnil. a lnrv\*. \ lni'.iclhT man. r\pl.iini'<l this, In (soi-
liiiiici1. .ts -.oft as :i I id.i'% tu.-if_a-/lne. to Ihe coniiiiand-
fhit otlicei--. of the other vessels. This pretty t.ilo vv.is
lii'lleviil hy all  eM-opt   (he people on the  Allettn.    ,
1-ver.uhiiiK Adlilli.ll Ilarlioid salil ,tnd did w .is .if
i:ii'iit consequent <■ to Alyivln. ai'd ills'] to 'l'liiu iiciti.
u lio con_HiaiKle<l (Im* I'TtMich |*unboal l.y senloillv. and
tint   by accVlvvvt. s
l-'or wore there mil tvro beautiful .InilioKl {ilrN. of
l\iioin I! was openly known J-n ll-inko.v. Sli.uiKlial ai'd
m.wt of the tieaty port* that M-irv ll.irhotd vv.ts
udmvd by Al.vwln and Cl.ulce Hill liurd bv Tuiiiie.in?
Ami It was also known Unit Ailiulr.il ll.iilnid .uluied
noltlier the young American nor French ollli-er. and ie
(.-lel.ed with j__"o.it liltienie .s Ii.mIujj alf..uc.l III*-"
d.iiiKlilcrs to come to Cliltui nl all
'll--.* AJlett.t had 1k-**ii cruisiiin iirnuud in llic ^cctt
ill it. vililch had lieconn* a vast ai.d turbid si a. and
on this particular iifu-iiuvm was ieliiniln-r to her st.t-
(li'ii In this vklnlty of the others ships. « here I hen'
whs piod anclioi-.i!-!'
'Hi.* vUh't fiuiirterm ister's relief l>a\ in^ u*|«Tteil
yttiblis, olieylnu ,\ signal from the lnidge. • cut up ami
-■■KiiKid  In cheerful  coin ei-sat Ion   ivli'i  Alyvvln.
It was about live oMin-l. on a dull afternoon and
-lie Allettn ploughed her way ai r us the nnnldv w.iteis.
wllli their swirling tides /ind unknown •-< ts and in..s-
tetIon* turivnt. Afjii- .ilT was tin- Ion line of hills,
l-poi, which 'In- jv,Hiple < lusiered iliiiim.* the ovirllow.
«nd *liiing out ,n it seiiil-elri lo. down the riv ei weie
<li" Ibitisli turpi do boats Hie Dr.ll.e eniiser In Idlng
'lie n Idille of the lino. At one end l-iv the (It I nun
-itilsei. while il the olliet the little 1'ivin li ginibo.U
diggul restlessly a|  her anchor.
Stiibhs In Ids' heart ve.iriud like :t motliii- low >"'
•**1.> win. A (.-.iiihn.it with a . main batlei-v of C. in* )i
rapid fire guns ami a secouil-iry battery of -l-lncli
guns was a big coiniiiaiid fur '.a. inan ■ whose,connit'ls-
«Joii. u;a« only live years old. .aiiil- «'b<> bad a llr.lti-sli
admiral -..id a I-'reni-b andCerinali eoiuiiiaiulei- looking;
en. Stubbs vvould liave, considered it rank Insubor-
.dlnii.tlim to Instruct1 hi.s c-ouiinandliig olllccr. ncvei-tlie-
los* lie managed .lo c-oiiv'ev a good deal of (nfiirinalloii
-oAlywln, the twenty-six year, old.
"I've been In tho "service, t weuty-sevon years, four
. inonlhs nlid'seventeen days, sir,'- reiiiarUcd 'Stiibt'S.
"and I iilnt never been a foreign port nor seen no other
«lilp tiiore, with so -imioli ns a li-lin h gun -on'lier, 'tb'nt
In n day or so thoru vvarn't. a couple i.f-I'.rltlsli vessels
; fllongslde nnd it very pcrllte voting .iou.eiiun't coming
"board-with tho cnplaln's c-oinpllnicnls nnd tho usu:tl
reniarks."       ' .  •
Alyvvln eneoiit-sgiHl Stubbs by h ncxl and a mutu-i'i-d
word or two to continue. ,
"If the'rut.**, was to the swift and the 'battle to the
Rlrong, si,., _v0. .vo„i,',,*. ,s(.llu- ,,„ shovv at all with Hie
Urltlsh navy. Hut If you look back, you'll ■ remoniber
we gave 'citra nevere Jolt In <lavs past. I've niwavs
Had a notion, sir, that the scrlpter alluded to the Ibitisli nation when It saiil, 'l.lesscd are the meek, for
"icy*shun inherit the cnrlli.' What tliein nrlflsln-rs
tion t inlicril, tbey grab, and thitt's a fact, and so tbey
fe'et It iinyhovv, sir.1'
,,A,-vjvIn was 'n tbe mood then to be critical of th«
l-ruisli navy, nnd who  would  not in I'ls shoes?    IJ*"
Intern, itloiia'
, hlch read _n
t 1 '
,. "    ' t i
ACROSS   THE   TURBID.. WATER3* WHERi:'THE   DRAKE   L\Y,   GRIM
In  his  heart  lh.it  the Allott.i
roc ailed wlrh jov ln his heart »h.it„the Allot t.i «.is
'lately out of-dry dock at Shanghai "and could leg it
very couifor't.-ilily at a seventeen knot g.tlt _" I.lke-
' wise, slii-^ha'd a stipi'ily of extra got d coal, and In—
smoke i ou Id not be seen moie than the miles aw iv
'The Dr.vke. lvowevor.' had e.\"i orien ed extr loidln.irv
bad luck cone orulng,coal, ai'd at. Ihit very mo'iient
vv.is liurulng a inlMure of dirt and si ig, ami out of
hei funueis was pouring a lilack smoke, warranted
to be seen at  least thirty miles away.
With the convli-tlon that the Admlril's eve would
lie upon the Alletta when she came down lhe river
All-win felt a burning desire to hive Sn.bli. at the
1 wheel, hut was n link* bashful -.bout mentl.inl-i-.' it:
temporary commanders are prov ei hl.ill..- bislifnl a -
well as nervous     t *>
"I tliluk. Stubbs." sihl Alvwin.' i le.iring his throat
"that we want to take up a go< il berth -it the end of
the line, and to do so In s_,\l_. It mlirli! be Just is
well for you to have nn i*ve on tho m.in at the wheel
when we get <r.irse enonghi"
'Til do It. sir." promptlv respmuled Stubbs. "VI
keep an eye on the man at tlie wheel, sir even as i
ben gathered with her chickens' under hei wing. It
ain't worth w hlle-to take no lU-ciunil "f native lunks
as niav he prowlln' about. Tho i li.nicos !-. leu to
nolhln' they aie plr.iles. and if. by the blessings of
l'rov lileii' e" wc run down a few of 'em It would b"
In great gala.
, Garlic Their Armor.
'•The Chinese have a w.iv of prote.-tln' tlieniselv i".
nc.tlnsl pirates Thev rub tlieniselv es all over fiom
biad to heel with gallic hut I never hoard .is It kep"
anv pirates aw i.v When a plr.ilo srots brilli-intlv su"-
cessfi:!. sir. a in. siinlos his eneinv hl]i and tlilirh the
Vii ituv <>r 11k* prevlnei* writes him a mlglit.v pretlv
letter. till, full of ooinplliiK'nts aud such, and invito-
him to lie' mill' a big Tail.in, piesiding ov oi a coutt of
Justh-o This N a ■_'ie.it loiiipliinciH. sir. they novel
pa.vs p. anv cm opt oxtry gi'<«l p,r.ito«."
Ah win Ii.-fd heivrd this story before and l.ui_rh<d
at   It".
"Curiously onouj.iV' he said. "I hear tli.it those
pirates make c.-_f client judges, and foieiguers stand -i
better ihanco befoio them tli.iu any other soij of
I'lilnoso judge."
"Coin' to son long onou-ih. sir," replied Stuhh*. so.-
omnh •■■iu.iH.les a nun for must nnv thing cm epi the
kliij-dom of he-iven If vmi'Il e\ciis.> me. sii, I'll lake
a c\trv turn at the wheel"
This   stubbs   pi-iieeulid   to   tlo.   sni'iirui'-'   "oftlv
himself as Mie  AJIi-K.i   wmf rushnig nbnig at n
trot  ai'd  in ide sever il v or.i   pivttv   Hulls In the
li'g.ud tre i- bcroiis waters before ptilllni; iipsh.up.it
her am hm .!_.<>.   wh.ih   w is ne\t   I.'lllio.'dellc.
The d.ivhglil Listed until Iho Allett.i b.'d diop|<d
ber anchor, ni d then .1 liiewn fog. like a woilil ghosr.
sllpptd up the wii'.e icvih«.s of the gie.il ihu- and
wi.ippid Ihe e.iilh ai'd water* .n.d ships In its eol.I
oinbi ice The fi'-.ll(H lis from ill (lie s'r.x l.egi-i
their lilghleiicd w.i.lui_s, like i hildi -.. n>iug In iho
night.
All. win. illiui'g lu silllai-.v it.ri-_i.l-i
tain's i.iim. nu dil Hod doeplv upon
llilllsh ailinlials aid Hi. u d nighti i ■
.liri'i-tloii.s.  foi-   the   Vaiig-tsc.    w'.ii- li
AND   WATCHFUL.
i
.ilKjii. to he placed upon
ro
sll 11 p
Will.'-
eli' c   I I  the ( ip
Cliu . -I* pirates.
.unl  the s.i.hng
say:- -."Kamoriy.
"•ivliult*".' bring gloomy .weather;* -southerly winds heavy
fogs."    Ills Japanese hoy- had Just i-ivon luai-his soup
when  a   hall  .was  heard   under  the .'Allettn'
Alvvvln. Jnmi'iiig  up.   inn  out' on  deck.,   A
launch civpt out  fniin'flic, ank'novvn'into a
plied   In   l-reiicli-ICtigllsh   to  llic  chief., iiuar.enn-ir--.tor s
''••This Is the '"hn.iieh of I.-Hirondello. -.villi lu-i* coni-
mnn.-lng oillcer.. l.lenieiian'f 'I'ourueaii, ^ o v.oi e
oiiuglil  in the  fog li-.viiig t" make our ship.
•■Conic aboaid. Tuiinienu."  called  out
knew how ,'I'iiurneau nlood with (.I.i™1
as Tonrncan know'lmvv Alyvvin - ,..,.,...,,,.•„,.,...,
Iiord.    "You. can't, make you." sin;,  until  I-!'- uilein.il
'U"AII right." i«l'*'!!,''l>'™''';...;..  MiniibeVlH!.  over
.led  up—it docs
not-do to leave noais .-.,, »>-;*-"';.*; \\Jwlu"XoAu
Musi    ill
quarter,
slinilovvy,
voice  re-
Alyivln.  who
lla'rli.rid.'-j-.j-.t-
sloi.d. w ith Mnry llar-'
Tho   next   niotiionl   Tminiean
the side, while the boat  was living. h'*
,10 to leave boats our nl night- lu * l|i"'"
time   for  dinner."   r*ai.l   AI.uvmi.
Toiii-ncau Into the cabin.
Tourneiui -was slio'rt and dnrl-
l.-n-n. 1. eyo  and ,sn,|le.     lie   wris   prhM.so
f„r -.etlin-r lost   m U«"  r-'f*'-    -ul  "."   .'
lilllc-lntcrii.-itii'iinl   -Jalheriiig   were, acl.i
that   the ..'tin is  v.,.*re. I *oki'ig on.
'    The Japanese boy ran dowu.^nto I l; .-■
r'livcil ri  flin;-;   "r s  <•:■■ -'"":-•;)  '*;■•   v: !,'-*
wilh llic indoinilubli!
|y    ,*l|il:logOil :
;-i-;-.s   In   that
■!y   coil.S(;Ii)ll.s
||i*v rillil bor-
a  log of nuttton, which  was
the    .vnidioom   table.     These,   with   a   tin' of   mu-.li
rooms and  a  bottle of  uncoolcd  ch unp.ignc   made  a
vorv icspociable dinner foi- an unov.pc*i_tod guest.
'   '      i
Viiitors Aboard.
.OWln, during tlio,<3i_nslti of the fog. required ton
minute* rcpoi ts from tin.' chief i(u irtoinusiut. and.
In Ids turn, apologlyod, to Tournonu for thi_, extra
plot .iuMon.
"Mv friend." said Tourneiui, In .. burst of conll-
deiiio. -let us bo frank. I am nt this moment in •»
state of rho grout-si uerv oiisiii*ss contenilng no-
ship. I see vou an. tlx- same Lot ur, encotirago e.Kli
other "
Tin re  Is  a-roat  comfort  when a  man   Is  uneasy  in
rinding    -mother    man    In    the   sime    clrtu instance,
oquallv  imo.isi       Tiie   two   plunged   into   oonlldoncos
' while tlio fog  held   and  even   leiched  the  point   that
r.-uriu* iu inquired  ui\lo\isl} of  '.l.vwiii, who had left
Hankow  after  lil-n, couceiiiing CI like   Harboid.
'Per   I  dire   n.'f nsk   tlie  Admiinl"   he   pl.iliith oly
i roniaikod     "Kiigllsh fathers   neverj   pctuli ir."
Alv win's nnsvvoi   to  this was —
"(•"lili c his been sent up the Llnkiing ltiver wit l
l p.utv of ladles visiting tho convent at How chin
Kwang "
Touriienti rose from Ills ch'ilr .it that, and carefullv
(losing the cabin door so is to be secure from tlio
crdoily's p-v Ing eves and the Intrusion of the Jap.i-
no e liov iiioi ceded to cxedite t sklit dance without
a skill ' wliistliii-. inotnwhllc tho popular cafo ch'in-
t nit song "M.i  nolle. M.i Hello"
Then letuining to his se-it..tnd leaning foiw.ird,
his bl u k e,ves dam lug   he slid to Alvvvln.—
"Look vou l.iv fiicnd nn sistei is superior of tlio
convent "it Ilowcliln Kw-ing It will go h-ud If I
cannot (md some soil of dlsiiub.ince at, llowililu
t-Tv.aug whi(.h will roqtiiic the picsonce of mv ship
theio-
Afvwli'i loaned ovei and the two gripped hands.
Tout no in .outmil.d —
"Mv sisiet Is about as luge is this doc.in.or mid
has a'meek v crn-o. 1 ut she is the biavcst man tn Iho
finiih. though I and nn thiee brothers all beai
aims" Siie with tl.eotlui slsins. all rreneli v.iimon,
live In a stiito of siege ev 11 \ hour ot thoh lives Do
tiiov get fiig'il-ut'd ' A Minus mil times no llut my
Irotlui-s and I get luu'litonid .ibout mv sister often,
and 1 long to give .'. diuhbing to those heathens at
How i. hm Kwang n hii h uoiilii loath them to respect
Luropc'iu*- a little moie tli in tlc.v do"
How bloidv in id Vdmlinl Iluboid will bo wlien
ho tmds that he has sent his d iii-rhtci to join sister.'
tbti  khd   ll.vwin
Toiiincui  ultlpiKd .ml  Ids '"'to book and c.uefully
inst i ib. d lu it  ' blood.    ni..d
•A   goid  oNpiesslon,"   hfsild.
Thou tlu. Iieg.in lo whi I. the flump igno Jo.vfullj.
Al.vwln with some b ishfuh . ss Inquiiid of 'J'oiti iie.iu
(oiuti'iiig I ui'.n I tli it It'll.ii ll IJubonl hid Ii I iii-
stll pit kid out a piosp.illK spouse foi .Mar.v U-u-
1m ii 11
Nil  Iim   he.ud It wlilspind—n led he-idi d Si ot( h
liciitcniuil  b\   Iht   inline  ot   Kenneth  Mt Keii/.ie.    The
Admiral, yi'ii know. Is a torpedo—what shall I .call-It'.-;
, "Criiuk!"  stij-'ges'ti'd   Alyvvln.- ' '    .'!      '
"Ah. yes. torpedo crank, and it is tho-;.Jok(i among
the I'.i-ltislt I'tllccr.s that tlie Admiral selcctcdMcIvcn-
zie simply lio.aii.se. In the. matter of torpedoes and
torpid.) boats, he Is consiijeicd a—-what would you
call It-:-" '        ''-'■•-,'' '"' ' '.'"''■■
"A torpedo slnirn." advanced Alyvvln.'    . ,
"Yes. yes, yes; (lie best torpedo sharp oil llic-China   ,
station." ' ■    "- • ■'■
As Alywin lui'if resorted to the clianipagne in his
moments (if exliilrirnti'on. so'iinw he was forced, to do
the same 'thing to raise his drooping spirits *. consequent upon Tourn'eati'.S news.        ,
.lust as Alyw iu tinisJicil; the bottle lie lion I'd a sound
tH.it brought'him to'his foot—a boat si raping ugtilnst
i lie Allelta's side. .The door opeind and an- ordeirly
ii'ppoa'rtdwilh a'report from the olilcor of tlie deck
that a Chinese junk. ■ lost i;i tlie fog, had humped
against the Aliella's side. Alyvvin. rail out,and in the
gangway butted   into llic flu-.*.'- qil.-trlormn.ster.   ,
;-A Chinese •junk fill! * "f pirates,- sir." 'Whispered
Stubbs. "Thoy'dnn't want to come aboard, siir—al"rnid
we'll  seai-i.-h their junk." '      ■ ' .;,
A'yivln, tailing .tin* hiuL ro:uarkod to 'J'oniiny .lotios,
who had  I he do.-l.:— ,
."liave   all   those   Chinese   Iiroughl   aliriard,   and   the*
■.■hiof qitarli rnia-lcr will examine tho bout."       |.
Alvvvln   w'-Kt    I'linvrir.!. '.-:i: I   leaning   over   il'ie   s'lh*.
port. The I-.ist man to come aboard was a big,Chin i-.
man. vv ho jilom* made no protest when oideted out ot
the boat from the Alletla's deck. ,, ,
Alywin vviMit back lo tlio cabin nnd finished tho
t'li.uup.igtie with Toutnonu Then ho letmncd to the
d.uk mill sllpperv deck The junk had been hoisted
.aft and ffeiuifd in older to -..ne the siurod while
paint on (hi* Allelta s sides The faint tw inkle of 'i
1.lutein might be seen in the junk.' as n dink flgum,
which vuis btubbs, soarclicd It. ,1'resentiy he pulled
on"tho rope and brought the junk near enough for
him to (iim.) m at n lower deck pint. In u iniiiu'e
11101*0 he h.is on the d« k and standing by Alyvv In's
hide in llic wet and daikiie*-*..       L
"It's n tegular arsenal, sir." w hisporevl Stubbs.
"Theie's :i kinder false bottom to the junk, and in It ls
thirteen rlHes and eight pistols, with the mark of the
llritish Adiuiriilty ou 'em. Likewise ti u holu uutllt of
sailors-  slops, .md"  ,      , .
Here Stubh*.' stopped aixl chuckled softly to hltn-
silf.
"A , nilinirnrs full dress uniform, cap and all,
ni.irkid *_l. O. II.' Th.it is to sav, sir. Alfoid Oieat-
orov Hill hoitl. Xo doubt stole from tlie l)3.ike, all
fxtopt tbe rllles. 'Taitil uo easy jib to steal rifles
from a liiitlsh ship, and It won't be no nicnj Jest to
the lJriii.-.'= nriiiorei whon-iit's found out." "^
Stubbs' sv mpatlilos weie plainly with the petty
oflicor, but Alv win's be ti t was with the Drake's captain, v hen Uie loss of the ritles should become known.
Ton minutes afterward the plunder was brought In
nnd piled upon the t.ibin tabic. There were, ns the
chief (iiiiirterinaslei lnul said, thirteen rllles nnd eight
pistols, nil bearing the mark of tlu Hritlsli Ad mini l-
r.v , also il dozen suits of blue jackets' clothing and -i
li indsome admiral's uniform and cap. ln width Alj-
w In's prophetic ejo could sot* the tall and commanding
figure of -V.dniir.il Ilarhmd Alvvvln gnr/ed witli inp-
ture :U tlie cap marked "A. C H ." and Tourueau,
blow ing it Kiss to tlie uniform nnd c.'i'i, suld —
'•IJIeasliifc'!- upon jou, beloved fathet-Iu-law."
The Giant Chinese.
As tlie chief qunrtei master said, the loss of tho
elolhos, and ov en tlio pistols, could be easily accounted
for, l>ui the loss of the Miles was something of which
tlie Hi'itl-.li Admlr.iltj would take cognizance. Alj--
wtr's soul was tilled with tapture when he reall/.ed
what Admiral llni-bonrd's feelings 'would be when the
loss and rocov crj- ol tlie rifles were reported to him.
Then Aljw-lu .Lsked the thief titi.irterm.i'.ler:—
"You* know something of. the Chinese language,
Qitarternuibtor. Could jou get anj thing out of these
people.'-' (
"Yes, sir," replied Stubbs, coolly. "If j*ou will
make out n uaith bill for a summitry execution to-
u.oiiow morning at s-l-c oclotk, sir. I think I can get
at Mm tiutli from that strapping big Chinee, Ah Kong,
who Is al tins blessed moment stuliing himself In the
l'oi aid gullej ou pea soup and bacon, as is the proper! i of Hn* I'mted Mates government I have been
iiitm lew ui' th.it gent and he is n-lavln' ou ns he
don t know u wind of l.nglisli. So vou can supply the
details of tlie hangln in his piosonco, und he won't
know   not Inn' about ir '
Stubbs was Iiic-ipthle of winking at tlio co.'iiinniul-
ii.g olhi er. but theie was a gleam lu his oj e which uot
onlj  Aljwln  but Tourneiui  perlectlv-  understood.
"Tell 'rho master al amis to bring me the Chln.imaii
Ah [•'ting," Al.vwin diluted the otdeily, nnd then said
lo Stubbs —-Vou  ,*..ll tt'iiiain here. Quartei master."
in u little while the master at aims appeared,
estoitlng n big Chinaman, with a lute like liammeied
lniiss anil \oiio like a peacock with tatatih. He
stoid sinllrllv, his aims ioldcd aud his ejes on the
lloor. Alvw'iii piot'iilul to intoiiognte lilm, but at
ei oly ..iiL'slion In- ni. iclj shook his I'i'.iil rind de-
t I.i lid In Chinese lie did not undoi stand
\Ijwin   witli a t -.ai  m  his uioiitli. ionducted  tlie
investigation.     'J'oui neau,   at   the   othct   end   of   the
table,  was politoh   ibsotbed  m a  book
-■ "Ask lilm," demanded AJywin ot tlie Chief Quartcr-
invister. —liow-Jie ciinio-bj- these,iinus." . ..'■','.■ ,   ', ,
. Slublis put the qiieslioii iu Chinese. At the* sound
of his own language the t'hlnainaii started, and his
folded iij-iii-. dropped t" his side.' -He answered, Ikjw-
ever, in a loud clialter, Uie' Chief Quartoriiiaste'r's
question. -       ,
"He says, sir,'.' repeated. .SUibbs. "that (lie clothes
wore boii'sUit"Mil a* i.'aw.ir sliiip in •rshanghai, and *
were' lhe ariii.s." ^A
••'J'ell lilm ho lies." responded Alyvvin. -s-"
Slulibs, conveyed;1 Mils remark with .considerable
foniT Tlio-Cbiiiainai], liowever,, only shook'his head,
and a contortion of tin;'mouth, meant for a smile, r_'-
vealcd a set of jagged and wolfish  teeth.
"I perceive." continued Alywin. "that'Mils, man will
not toll tin* truth. These tilings found in the,junk
are., conclusive that, instead of being n. traffic boat. It
is a pir.de junk. Master at anus, here are your
orders:—All up and aft'nt'six o'clock iu the morning
to witness tin* hanging of pirates al  llic .vardarm."
Stubbs reputed Mi's In the I'liinaniaii. 1 le merely
shook his head with llic same vv.ojtlsh grin.
'•And keep lliem in double iron's until they art" up
for execution." added Alyvvin. "'.Master at arms, tako
j-our prisoner away."
Ileiv  ilic>  uiaster-nt-ai-nis laid a  heavy  ltaiul_ni  tho
Chln.-iuiiiii nnd  i-.tar.-iicd him away,     it  was now ni'.ie ,
o'clock  at" night   and   I he.long  drawn' hooting  of  I'i..
slii;-!.' ..!' s!*i|-s  si'jil   pei'etrritcd   the   f-'g.   The  luaste.-.
"Handciilfs iiikJ leg irons on twelve Cliinaineu, slry
nil down in tho brig."
.lust then there was a sudden cessation of the wailing foghorns; Hit* fog  was liftiuy and flying of seaward, like ji dJ-.iurl.ctl ghost
jf        Tourneiui jumped  to   liis feet.
f "II..VV 1 wish I could see the denouement of this,
j my friend! Hut you wiH let uie know as soon a*»
I     possible." ■
I        To rhis Alyvvin replied significantly:-—
I "J .shall go aboard the Drake nt ten o'clock tomorrow iiioruiiTJpto turn over these things und th-
people and ilic-jiuil: to Admiral Hnrboid."
At this llic two youuy coiijiu.iuders friuueU §yiiipa-
'    thcllcally.
{ '. , Divers G,et the Rifles.    , ■
f !' Alywin had not'gol imit-h sleep since the comniiind
of the Allelta vlevolvod upon him, nnd he iinrdly
''closed his ejos for Joy rii.-tt niglit. Ou Alywin's last
visii to the nock Stubbs conr-.di-d to him the belief
tint Ah l'oug would not he like!., to weaken befom
half-past live in the moinlng, the exetution being
oitlortsl for -.i*-. It i was tfherefore an ngroeahlc sur-
pilse whui about four o'doclc. omth and sky nnd
w .iu*i still being black fts night, the Chief Quaitei-
inaslei-s stubbly beaidttl face was /loktd iulo AJ>-
ivinS slieplug tabln ,    i     r
"I put the Chinee Into the sunt bo*:, fIv," re-
iini kod S'.ublis, with an nt'otit of suppressed
triumph. "Ho broke down s,j qukk I don't believe
liicj'll ovei piomote lilm to IX' a Judge. It's nil
straight enough' about' gettlu" the i lothes and th.*
admiral's uniform .it a p.'iwu shop nt Hankow.
'Taint so nw rul lnul to "--ti- il a few tevolvcrs, the ill
being o.isj hid. bill how' tliey got (ho lilies pu-vled
mo It tin ns out, sh. that It all mm., from tho co\-
swaln of one of Ihe Drake's bouts not a-hccdln' Mm
eleventh iulo of the roiiil: -Take It fui granted ns every
vessel jou meet Is commanded liy a d.iinned Jackass,
nnd giv e liitii u wide berth.' Consequently n collusion
lesuiud * , ,.
' "Was it nt n.tnknw Inst month." n«ked Alj-win,
lpcililiig soniotlung tliat oitttncd theio and then.*
"Yes, sir i You remember at the celebration of tlio
l.mperor's biithd.ty, when tliei. was a big blowout
nshu.t*, thihe was n lot of m.irlilos landed from tin*.
Diake, and in gettlu' back to the ship about dusk the
list boat got run into bj- n big Chinee taft without
light*,, neioidin' to'Mio custom oi them hei Miens. The
IVrtko's bii.tt 'was ii| set and all the men was rescued,
(nit some of 'em. thittceii in fait, beln' an unlutky
niiiiilK'v, 1-ost thoit Miles. The (;hineo gent. Cnpttln
Vh Cong admitted to nie just now, with the sweir
runnln'g off him lu livers, that lie was In tliuge of
the raft, nnd run into tiie launch n-purposc, and with
a view lo rifles He got ' a awful d.imnin' and,
s-we.irln' fiom the eo-.iW.un and, fiom eiervbody in
lhe Diake, but the native dhei. th.it night got 11ms
Miles." „   ,
Alvvvln  henid   this  with open  tnptuie.' nnd   would
not for n year's pay hive'missed the'joy of returning
. the lilies to the Diake.  _
' The Quartermnstei could not icfraln from saving-^ ,
1 "I   don't   tonsidei.   sit.   ns   Captain   Ah   Kong   I-
leeh- n snecoss as a pliate    There's something a litrle
' nm.itooilsh in the way he broke'down and told ov ory-
thing      He  am't   of  the   stuff   to   make  a   lust  tltss (
niri-ro. or judge eithei."
"He couldn't be better for my purpose,'   lesponded
-h'wln, still with the vision floating before his ejes
■ of'his oonilng visit to tlie Drake, nnd  the Admiral'"
touiiteiiance when tho tides should be lotutncd
The moinlng dawned dull and stormy, but to,
V'uvvin it was one of the brightest days he Ind ever
known ne might hive sent Tommj Jones, or even
n-t ensign, to take the Cliln.-men and tho Junk to Me*
Diake. but tontluded, by Mncchlavelli-ni reasoning. It
would bo more,respectful, cousideiing his twenty sii
jeais, to go In person—nnd f.u more Intelestlng.
A't ten o'clock,'therefore, the lni.iu.li  was lowered,
nnd.   towing   the   junk 'with   the   twelve   Chinamen. l
pulled  ncioss  t'he tmbid  water  to where  the   Drake
lav, gum unci  watchful.-   liy a  singular  coincidence. ,
when  the  launch  put off   tioivi   the  Allett.i.  nnotlior
launch put ofl fiom I'llliondollo. and In It sat Tourueau.    L'llltoiidelle's launch leached the Diake soiim
minutes in  advance of  tlio .Vlletta's launch,  and  n».
Alyvvln  came   over  tho   side   Toiiuicnu   himself   vv a*,
stiindlng by  the gangway talking  to the ruddy  lieutenant w ho* had tho deck '
Handing Over the'Loot.
The sight of the Alletta's launch towing tho junk
full of Chinamen attracted the attention of cvorv--
body In the Diake, and the Admlnl ns well ns the
Captain nw.iited JAlyvv m on the deck. Pollowlug
Vljvvln came thiee" sailors bearing the nrnis nnd
clothing. It would have been more than huiirin n t-
ture could compass to have covered_up the loot when
bringing It on board, aud in'particular the .dmlr.irs
unlfoim and t..p on the top of the lir_t uruiful shoui?
icsplcudent
Admiral   Hnibord  took   in  everything  at  «   glance
" lvhllc  shaking bands with Alj win.
"I liave niucli pleasure, Admiral," said Alyvvln
6weetly, "In lotuining jou jour jiersonal property
unci also in hai'dlngover these people in the junk."
v Like Stubbs, the -Ulnural easily accounted for the
presence of the snllois* clothes and ids own uniloiui, as
well ns the revolvers.
"Stolen," ho said bi lefty
Ills glance lighted upon the rifles nnd n lurid gleam
shot Into his ejes, which boded 111 fjr everjbody in
the Diake. The Diake'-. captain, n srnali, resolute
man, turned a trille pale. If the rilles weie stolen It
meant a tourt of inquiry for him and probnbh th-3
ending of his nni.il c.ueer. For the I.utlsh Admiralty
Is not an Indulgent ji.iiont to commanding olliters
front whose ships tint icon Miles mc stolen. Aljwni
himself suddeitlj and latelj become a commanding
officer, felt acutelj for the Drake's captain and h ts-
tcnc_' tc s.iv —
•The mips were those lost from tue boat th.it was
run into ami upset last month at Hankow. It was
n pi onirani_id si heme bj- these pita'es, aiif3 jou let-all
they leprtsented it to be a tnaiket ct.ift aud had
women abo.ud. That night, Itowover. the titles wero
nil lishtt*. up So Ah Kong, the junk's captain, confessed ''
The Drake's ctpt.im dtevv a quitk bicatli and liU
eve lost lis tioublui look.
"This junk." lOiittiiutd Alvvvln, "g.t lost in the fog
hist night and we took tlie tiew oil and scathed !C
witli the itsii't belore jou."
Tout'ie.ni, still doeplj in ooitversiMon with tho oflicor of llie link, siw Adiui;..! ILiiboul's led f.icu
grow teddi'i Dvervbulv m tho Diake knew how
tilings stiHul between the Ilaiboul gt.ls and the joung
Aniei-ltira and I toni h i onininndei s, In f.u t, it might
be called .1 piete ot hiternntionnl uiloi m.itlon, as tar
as tlie ships nt Ilimkow weie toiiteincd Some
Junloi lieuten Hits, ion i mi.i i,'i_ how things stood between Aivwi'i and Tt'iiiiiCiu nni the Admit il,
giinnid s|j|i it oath otlier Tho olhior of the de.lt
looked shghilj iiucoinioilal.lc Ton ueau had ineii-
Uone.i h.-ning diiiid ou tiie Allett.i tlio night bofoie, *
and Ii looked.to the oilicer of tlie dec:. lis if the j-oung
Krenc.li coiimiaiidcr and Alywin were fellow couspir-
at'ors.'      •   .   . ■  "■' ''.- .;. ":   -"'■   '        :
The   AdutirriJ;   after   an. awkward   pause,   looked *
lnenacingly at Alj-.wliiaiid'luiirinured:—       ,
"Thanks, 'awfiill.v."
"Jf I can In* of any .furtlier use pray command, my.
services." said'Alj-win. , *',...
The ..Captain would .have liked to ask Alvvvln tort*- •
main to breakfast, 'but dared not do it under the Ad- '
mil-ill'*, infuriated eye.
Curiously enough, Tourueau went, over the' side- nt
tliesanit- time as'Alywin, nnd accepted an invitation
to go back to the Allettn for breakfast. As soon ns
they were a hoard and in the cabin Alvvvln shut the
door, ami,' liold.lng- out his arms to Tourueau, the
couple of them' waltzed ecs'tnt|c.*ilij- iirnuiul the room;
Alywin shouting; ".Mary is mine!" while Tourueau
yelled  "Clarice is, mine1''
U'hey were inrcrruptiil by a knock at
Outside st.ml Stub'bs. a large grin lixed
wen thorbeii ten   CO ll lit en a nee.
•-1  lhink, Stubbs," said  Alywin, grnfittide
from   liis  eyes,   ".vou made  n   pretty  good
night.-   It's something, you: know,   to  return
Titles to-a  Hrlllsh cruiser.
, 1 •
' *" -.,:
\l>
(lie   door,
upon   hi.s
radiating
haul   last
a 'lot  of
" "Jt
is.   sii
come:
'sal. t
1,'lcidi
-.1   is ,i
replied Stubbs, who. knew in i wiii-h
wind; "ir .is, sir, and this here liiths
wliat I've often'soon—al!  things'wors
1    I
n
sin. &?rr*?'^'
w ���_-������-  TUE I.E^Di:3.. M"OVrF_. _B_.ITISTT COTJJMBTA'.  ��  ____M       _ I-*"*-** ,  H-**'"4s  -  -". vraS- .    .-  l*$  ill-- �����  Bgrt!'.  V    _���*��  %.  '*. V e  ���_K  I "r?,'  '"?.  ii***.  *"! ���-  f  _.  ���ft  _  9  I  .EUTHYMOL  Tootli Paste  Tooth Powder  Tooth Wash  Cold Cream  Shaving: Soap  Talcum Powder  i  jCallandget   a ,free  sample,of  these  high grade scientific  i preparations and be convinced of their superiority.  I      The MOYIE DRUG & STATIONERY CO.  BUSINESS   LOCALS.  Get the habit. Go to. Crowe  -3ros. '        , ' _  Miners' Union meets -tomorrow  night.  Huntley & Palmer's old country  '    biscuits at C.rowe Bros.  Easter ties in  every   new  stylo'  , and shade" at Hill's.  11      '  Spring   hats.     All  shades   and  styles. ���*?_..50 to i. 5.00 at Hill's. ���  Menado Java eolfoc is the king  cf eou'ee.    At Fitch's. -    -  Leave    your   order   for   "Ilot  Cross" bnns -with your  grocer,  or,  tho bakery, not later  than   Wed-  '   nesday.'the 23rd.    Price, SO cents  per"dozen.     '   _  ,. .*- . *     ���    ,  ,,Singer Sewing Machines , cost  very little more than cheap machines.' Do tho best- work aud  v- last a life time, , Sold on, small  monthly payments 'by Geo. B.  Powell, Cranbrook. In .Moyie on  10th of, each month.  ' ' c  ' , '  Chamberlain's Stomach nnd  Liver Tablet, invariably bring  relief to iwomeu suffering, from  chronic constipation, headache,  -biliousness, dizxtnes, saUowneseof  the skin and dyspepsia. Sold by  the Moyie Drug <fc Stationery Co.  HAVE YOU A DEBT or business obligation which "would impair yonr estate in case of death?  We will cancel such indebtedness  if you ' are insurable. Let A.  CALLANDER of The Mutual Life  of New York, -Vancouver, show  you. Such policies, age 35, cost  $13 90. Dividends during 1910  were $2.91, over 20%���net cost  SI 1.07 per thousand. Lady  agents wanted.  At the Churches.  METHODIST, CHURCH  Morning service at 11 a. m. '\ Sunday School, 3 p. iii. Evening service, 7:30  p.  m.     A, hearty   wel-  , i* .   i  come  extended   to all. '"  ^ -     Rev; J". XV. MILLER, B. A.  , "(Pastor.)  PRESBYTERIAN     CHUI1CII.  ' '       ' /   i      .      tJ  , Morning Service 11 ��� a.' m.  Sunday school and Bibie cms*-- at  2=30  p.m.    Evening Service at  7:30   p.  in.    A hearty welcome to all.  rev.'g. A. HACKNEY,^,,A.   = [ (Pastor.)  Buried at Phoenix.  J. O.'Mullen,,who(was .killed -at  Phoenix 'last "week*   was'Ubnried  i .       u ,  in that city 'Monday. .Impressive  services'over the remains of* Mul-,  leu were conducted by *t_?_ev.1.R.  W. Ilibbe'rt in Miners' Union hall  and wero followed by the ceremonies of the Independent Order  of Odd Fellows, of which deceased  was a member. The remains were  interred in the Odd Fellows' burial plot.  An Ice 'Prediction.  Last year the ice didnot go out  oE Moyio lake until April 27th.  Indications are very' favorable  that it will go out several weeks  earlier this year.  METAL   MARKET.  New York���Bar silver, S2h 'c.s.  Lead $1.73.      Copper,  13 cts.  London*���Leadi-13, 3s, 9d.  Stools Quotations.  I'm vi mi En Bv __i:._I.l_ il.   KLVVKU,,  Aurora  Coimotiilntcrt Smelters  ('mi. liol.liieM .  Nurth Slur  Suci.tv liir"  nui  77.C-*  ���1.  oi-:  Aikoil  2".  ..'Ml  ���*.  i_  Medicines that aid nature are  always most successful. Cham-  laiu's Cough Remedy acts on this  plan. Tt loosens tho cough, relieves the lungs, opens the secretions and aids nature in restoring  the system to a healthy condition. Sold by the Moyie Drug &  Stationery Co.  K      *���  ��� -_-���*���'���  DENTIST  The' Expert Crown  and  Bridge  Worker.  Office over Mr. Short's'  Wall      Paper       Store  Armstrong Ave.,      ' Cranbrook  INTERNATIONAL  HOTEL.  This hotel is now under new  management, and is lirst class  in every rospect  TAYLOR,   &   BONNER  inioPi.iETOns.  Victoria Street.  New Rays of Light  One of tho liio-t wonderful electrical  appliances Js tho X-ruy v. lik-h nip.}' 1)0  u-i-J both In the tKMtinent of various dis-  OJ-.es and .in the diagnosis of many obscure roi.di_.nn-i. *i\ tth its aid Uie Interior of tho human body is no longer tho  sealed boolc it has been heretofore. Abnormal .state., of tho bones,'"pall stones'  .stone in the bladder or in the kidneys, aro  shown plainly by vvlut arc known as X-  ray photographs. Internal tumors, and  tho ciilargi'int'iit of tlio deoji-scated organs, aro al<o discovered by,this means  and in tho diasjnasia of tuberculosis of  the lungs this li��ent. b*vs proven a most  valuable aid. "When npjilii-d U> some of  tho loss fatal chronic ailments of germ  origin it has proven vory c-Icctlvc as a  curative ajjont.  Another"'iiiteresiing procoo-ilnp; ls tlio  violet-ray treatment produced by concentrating the violet or chemical rays from  an arc light with'a" specially prepared  carbon upon any portion of the body thai  may bo tlio acat of pain. Sufferer*, from  neuralgia, sciatica, rheumatism, strains,  sprains, also from those obsenro exhaust-  ing pains (Uib orifjin of which cannot at  limes be accuratcly'determined) frequently, find imm.d.ato relief from a single  treatment and, usually-, with a little persistence in tho use of this aid, comfortable  health or perfect recovery is obtained.  The incandescent .ipht bath, consisting'  of a cabinet' in which tho' patient is  bathed in alio combined rays of many  electric h?ht globes, has produced really  wonderful results in dial,*cti-s, sciatica,  rheumatism, obesity, aniemia, and somo  forms of kidney and heart trouble. 'It  has also proven valuable in chronic bronchitis, bronchial aslhma'and various skin  diseases. As a general hygienic measure  its efficiency can scarcely be over-estimated." ,       "    i  Those who havo boon patients at Dr.  Pierce's Invalids',IIotei, ln ](ufTalp,_S.y.,  highly commend this wonderfully equipped Sanitarium, whore tho above mentioned electric machine.-, high-frequency  current, and other most modern and up-  to-dato apparatus aro used for the cure  of chronic diseases. Tho treatment of  the chronic diseases that aro peculiar to  women havo for many voars been a largo  factor in tho cures affected at the Invalids' Hotel and Surjricai Institute.  In erecting tho Invalids' Hotel, Dr. R.  V. Pierce's idea was to make it a genuine  home, not a hospital. , Such cases as rupture, hydrocele and varicocele are usually  cured in'ten clays, and the patient is able  lo return home. Tho terms aro modern to  :*.-.d the rates at th.* Invalids' Hotel comparatively ,'_.-". I-i tho c-v.-linination and  treatment of .patients the practice is  divided into specialties. Each member of  the Faculty, although "educated to prac-,  tice in'all,departments of medicine and  surgery, is here assigned to a special department only, toivvliich he devotes his '  entire time, study and attention. Ndt  only is superior skill thus,attained, but  also rapidity and accuracy in ihe diagno-,  sis of disease. * ,-   ���  Specialists connected with this-Institute at Buffalo, are enabled to accurately  determine the nature of many chronic  diseases without'seeing and personally'  ex:n.niining their patients. iTlils method  of treating patients at a distai.ee, by mail.s  ,has been \so successful that there is '  scarcely a city or a village in the United"  States tliat is not represented by ono or  more ease;- upon the records of practico  at'the Invalids' Howl and Surgical Institute. Such rare cases as cannot bo  treated in this way, which require surgical operations or circful after-treatment,  or electrical thSV.'.pculics, receive tiie .*-er-  vices cf tlie 'most skillful specialists at  , the Institution. '    ���  In medicine there has b->en rapid'progress during recent years,,Dr. Pierce has  kept up with the times by continually improving his laboratory by skilled chemists,  and exorcising euro "that the ingredients  entering into his well-known mcdicino_i  Dr. Pierce's Favorite Prescription as well  as thi!"l.oMen Medical Discovery"are extracted from the best variety of native  medicinal roots. Those are gathered vv ith  great care and at tho proper season of tho  year, so that their medicinal properties  may be most reliable.  These extracts aro then made solublo  in pure triple refined glv cerine and bol tied  in a iugienic and *-eicntific manner. Thus  the World's Dispensary as established hy  Dr. Pierco is supphcd'with every known  apparatus and means of cure, for its aim  is to avoid surgical operations whenever  possible. ���    *  Great caro is exercised not to over encourage those who consult the specialists  of this institutiou that no false hopes  may bo ratMxl.  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The re-organization ot ihe Dominion Stock &   Bond   Corporation,   ..iniiu-d,  render-id necessary by the phenomenal Krow til  and expansion   of   their   liubincss,  ' ofTi*r.s investors a chance lo sharf; in'tlic eiiormoiis profits made   by   tiirnini;  Vancouver Real Ivstalt*. loaniiiff money r.n first morti(��f.c*s, lhe general trust  uess transacted by the corporation, and the revenue from   tlieir' ten t storey  'and stone office l.uildiiifr, to he erected in a central location.  ' lu addition to this substantial income, shareholder-,   will   have   other  advantages in the shape of first privilege of boirowing money on socuilty,   and   in   buying or selling real estate in Vancouver, or at any bianeh   offices  of   tlu*   Corpora-  tion   and their interests   will   be ' thoroughly   safeguarded   by   expi-iit-nccd   and  f' ..      ' , , - i>  , competent men. '  The Board of Diiectors includes a number of the'  most   prominent   and   suc-  ��� cess.nl men in the province, who thoioughly investigated the biiMiiej-s  and   cam.  ings of llic Coiporation before joining the iJoard,      Tlieir . names   alone 'are  .suf-  ficient ijuarantee of the ..lability and high character of the proposition',  DIRECTORS:  ��  *  over  hu.si-  lirick  HON. I'RICR ELblSOX,  J. ARBVTIINOT,        ,  ,  C   <  M. CARIJN,  J. A. HARVEY, Iv- C.',  . ��� C  ARTHUR E. HEPBURN,^  GEO. II. SAT.MON,  Chief Conimiswioiier of bnnds   for ' Ilrilisli   Cohniibi.i;  President Imperial Fire Underwriter-,, rre_.idci>t,  I'l-ObiiU-nt of Uie South Wellington Coal Co., ],t<l,  '       lJifeclor  President of the Cautidian Nortliern   Coal   Co.,   I,td,,  Saanicli I.inv'jer Co, huit) and Harcluy Cedai Co. I.ld,  .Vice president of the Hank of Vancouver, Director,  Brrr._.ter-at-lavv, director of Uie Bank   oi  Vancouver,i  f '      ���   . ,    Director.    '    .  U., C. 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'.yc**-*.  -5_-*��*'5ffl_.~r��>  A  We are considering another location and in  order to show, the people of Moyie our appre=  ciation of their patronage we are putting on  a  . *  LARGE       BARGAIN      SALE  ���*, 1 * v-  to continue for a short time.  - OUR STOCK IS NEW AND UP TO DATE AND WE HAVE NO SHOP  WORN GOODS TO DISPOSE  OF.  We are slashing prices in every department  Come early to get first choice-  DON'T  MISS THIS CHANCE TO BE   WELL AND ECONOMICALLY DEESSBD*  DAYLIGHT  STORE.  '���* I  y  pi  ?jrb*-__i  . Jajt^aa-sas^Bssgs-^e-;^.^^

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