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 CSlTIMfil  Still But One Candidate  in the Field.,  A LABOR OONYErTTION  MOYIE, B. C, MAY 5; 1900.  ��2A YEAR  People   of "Moyie   willing   to   Support  Labor Candidate, iiut   .Not  David .John Elmer,  ..'-> *?i  i.'fj.iAj.'jWm  .*i.ij.il  vanwttf  ��� Things in the political arena in  South East Kootenay are steadily  becoming warmer an , the campaign  progresses. Notwithstanding the fact  that public meetings and labor conventions have been held thete ia still but  the one candidate in   the field���Wm.  i  Fernie. -���  A convention of the delegates from  the labor unions of South East Kootenay was held at Fcrnie last Tuesday  The object of the convention was to  either put an independent labor candidate in the field or'endorse a man  outside their ranks who , would be  favorable to" them.    The'Moyio Miners  i " '     iO .  Union was represented by , two delegates���D. J. Elmer and D. E. .McDonald.  Mr. Elmer went as an aspirant  for political honors. Last Sunday  evening tbe' union held a special  meeting and endorsed him,, and asked  that in the event of a labor candidate  being put in the field that -his name  be mentioned. A petition,attesting to  the good reputation of Mr. Elmer was  circulated among the business men of  the town, who were asked to pledge  Fzyrw ^-^.v*;^-. ,j^^a^^:^ ^tt^t^ i^v [themselves to support him in case  he  MtCANAMAN  H-!"-'iSSi**',}f  ���y  Ml OF COMMERCE.  !.- y&tSmPaid, Up Capital, $6,000,000.  CRANBROOK BRANCH. . . L W. ti, SMVTHE, MGR   IM^sfflTlM itm"ii  LOCAL   NEWS.  iMOPOltXAN'  i  Tito  only  bon'se" in:   Hscsi    &ootrfey  heGtedithroifghotfi;^ith;rrotti.ir.  Ffrsf cttssginffe'very  res^cc'tyXSp'eckl  . rates to boarders. ' Good sapiplo^ room  for 'commercial men.-  European plan.'    Open day and" nighf  E. 3t. SMALL Px^*..-  CRANBROOK, - -  B, C.  <&.-& s^_^_.^__^s^-?i__C_js^_^ z^^C:L*::zj& ^:As->f_rC^$z ?>: ��>__?.  }>^'^-^^^^S^!-^>sj?****C-^*>>!S>��v^^^^^^ ^?  V. DKSAUtNIER��B;6��y.V rtfr'oHA  Regular|29?eahT Se/vrid'it^ the  Dinirife ,  Room, with  SHOBT^Oitij&fe bm#&?h  meals. '   v'"  eadqLrarter's farjjdd-trimenoial Wti Mining rViefii  sf'dYi^ ii". d!  t-I J received the nomination.' This was  'not very favorably received, and the  petition was soon called in.  Monday evening a   public   meeting  was   held   and   McGregor   hall,, was  crowded.    Amongst     the     Assembly  j-   was   a   good   sprinkling   of   Miner's  Union   men'r   Political   matters   were  discussed   quite   freely.    The  general  sentiment was that while the people of  ���Moyie were perfectly willing to support  a labor candidate, the}' were not favorably disposed towards   the'  man   the  Miner's   Union   had     selected.    The  name' of   D.   E.   McDonald, another  member of the union, was brought up.  Mr! McDonald  was   favorably  poken  of and it was decided to draft a memorial and have it presented at the  'Fernie convention favoring his nomination'. Thirty signatures were appended, solely voters, and mostly [  business men, and a' few Miner's  Union men.  J. M. Lindsay was appointed to go  to Fernie and present' the petition to  the oonventidh. When Mr. 'Elmer  saw that the people were not favorably  disposed towards him be withdrew  from the race. The labor convention  after much discussion and deliberation  jadjourned without either nominating  a man from their own ranks or Cn  dorsing ah outside man.  Moyie lake is rising rapidly.  Dr. King of Oranbrook   is, in   town.  iiuy your candies at The Palace Cigar  Store.  John Sutherland was in Fort Steele  this week.     '  For a good smoke call at'the Palace  Cigar Store,  S: L. Goldberg has returned from  West Kootenay.  P. J. and F. J. McMahon were in  Fort Steele this week.  Wm. Mills was in Fort Steele the  first of the week..  , Mr. and Mrs. Foley went in to the  St, Eugene Mission today,'  J.' P.- Armstrong was ,'in ' Moyie  between trains this- morning.  M- Mclnnes .& Co., aro putting a  refrigerator in their meat market.  Dr. Barber is in Moyie and has bis  dental parlois at the Central hotel.  James Grier, the Cranbrook contractor, was out to Moyio this week.  Call and examine Reid, Campbell &  Co's. new clothing and gents furnishings.    -  D. J. Elmer left yesterday for Nelson  and Rosskvnd to look, after political  matters., He returned this morning.  Oh! say,-for the finest union, cigar  in-the laud call at The Palace Cigar  Store.  When in want of fresh fruit you  will always find it at The Palace Cigar  Store. '  For SALE���Residence lot in Lake,  Shore adition. Price $250. Apply  Lewis Thomson.        ��  - When you write to your better-half  call on C. J. Rose at the Palace Cigar  Store for stationery.  Mrs. M. J. Harper was taken quite  seriously ill last Wednesday evening.  She is now much better.  -Mrs. W. S. Currier arrived here this  mdrriiwg .from Spokane to join, -her  husband.  MacEachera <�� Macdonald have  .received an immense stock cf canned  goods and groceries,  - P'. J. McMahon lias sfrriyec. from  San Francisco and is looking after his  business' interests here.  Martin Foley snd Chas. Diamond  will soon leave for" Sumpter, Oregon,  to prospect ih that district.  There will be a! meeting of the  voters of Moyie at McGregor hall' this  evening at S ;30'o'clock  Miss Sadie Bennett 'arrived from  ��� Fort Steele' last Monday and" took  charge of the Moyie school c Tuesday  morning.'  Government A'gsnt [ Armstrong of  Fort Steele and' Constable  Mcrritf of  TO BE A GLOWS DAY  Big- Preparations   Are  Being Made.  THE QUEEN'S BIRTHDAY  Father   Coccola'a Band -will Be Here  Lead the Grand I'arade ou  That Day.  &  CRANBROOK    ITEMS.  ty_m  lotoljVnow open to the public, andfis wcll^ftiril-  ���slied throughout. ' None but'the best brands of wines,  --6tiors and "cigars' kept in stock.        . /  A CCOMMODA'TIOJNS,  MOYIE, B.   C  HOTEL   A11RIVAL8.  Central Hotel���W Ban Hon, W F  iBlaioe, Winnipeg;'Alex Neill, Galon  Neil!, D Levi;" J Berry, Cranbrook;  ���W Clennan, Sandon; W N Eaheu,  LAinsworth; D Firth, D Murphy, H  Parker, !rl AdamSj'Kosslaud; J Livingstone, Dr. Barber' Geo F Martian, C  Linlesley, Wm. McL'eod, Nelson;  "Paul lieidel, Kaslo;'B! M. Swingle,'  Eriej'H.H Welch', Victoria; ,W J-  Macintosii, A li Tafts> Vancouver.  jS��**as��5'.^S&����Sa��i^  ^        ;     JOHNSTON BROS, \        ; |  !lSfs Hot?el is New an& well Furnished.  The 1  !4|�� Tables vai^; Supplied1 with' tKe Best the ��  ^arMet affords, The] Bar is Filled with |  I the BeM Brands of UqiioiV' and Cigars;  r ���.*���*. j* <-��� r" I-;  '     ^.ifcti^gf,:,, ...,.,.,., -Y~v ���  ���~   : ���"  ' -  - ��� ��� ���������        .BUITXSJtt cbivMVZA.  Ssiiidou in Ashee. . ���  Chas.J. Kapps/of Kaslo, who arrived here this -morning informs the  Leader that the entire town of Sapdon  has be��n Wiped out by fire/ There  arc only three buildings )efi, standing,  one owned by II. Giegerich, .another by,Hamilton Byera and the-K., &  S. depot.  .Cranbrook were  out   to' Mbyi'e   this  week.  Rev. Coombs preached' two splendid  sermons/one last Saturday evening  and the other Sunday morning. He  made many friends during his short  Istay in MoVie.  : Attention is'oalled to the act of J. J.  Murphy & Co,* This firm carries a  splendid line of everything iri the way  of clothing and giauts iuriushings.  For Rent���Aii eight room house,  suitable for dwelling or boarding  house. Apply lo S. L. Goldberg or  Lewis ThoniBon, Moyie.  A brush fire broke out, between.: the  town and the sawmill last Thursday  aud spread quite, rapidly for a time.  But it was checked before any damage  was done.  ":'.'���      '���'--'      ',      ^     ������     '������   ''".'. '������*.'/������'''    7'-':  John A. Finch of Spokane, the millionaire mine owner apd. one of the  directors of the St. Eugene Consolidated Mining Co., and J. R. Hastings,  consulting engeneer of the companj',  were here this week.        ,  Judging from all indications the  forthcoming Queen'a Birthday celebration in Moyie will be a' hummer.  There will be nothing overlooked to  make a glorious'celebration on that  day. The celebration committee is  hard at work arranging tlie various  details. This week they decided on a  program, and have sent the copy , for  the large posters to the printers. They  are also making arrangements to have  the streets cleared and cleaned up for  the occassion. The flags and bunting  have arrived and it is the intention 'to  have'the town nicely dacorated on  that day.  The people of Cranbrook have signified their intention of being with  us, andtwili be here in full force in . a  special car. '  The C. P. R. has promised at least a  single, fare'for the round trip froth'/' all  points oil the Crow's Nest line.  Father Coccolo's Indian band will  be on hand and will ,head the parade  which will be made by the Miner's  Union and the Foresters. Manager  Croniu of the St. Eugene company  says it will be optional with 'hig men,,  about working on that day. They  can use their bwn'^pleasure.  The rock drilling contests will be  oue of the principal features of the  sports. Tbe first prize for the double  handed drilling niatch will be ..$100;  Second prize, $25 Ea trance fee $10  per team," and at'least three teams  must enter the' contest. The prizes  for the other sports are accordingly  birge. -          Political Ciiib Organized.  ,  . In" order to be able to deal with   the  impending political issues   in a -"more  thorough manner a   good number   of  the voters of Moyie have organized   a  political club.    The lollowing are- the  !officers:    Honorary   president,  J.   C.  Drewry; President, Dr. Higgins;' vice-  president' J. N. McOracken ; secretary,  Lewis    Thomson;    treasurer,   J.   M.  'Lindsay.-    Executive  committee:   W.  L. Reid, Stewart MacEachern,  N.  A.  MacKenz'ie.    The entrance fee to  the  club is $2, and all voters  are  eligible.  The  members  are   making   arrange-  Cranbrook Herald:  Father Ouellette will solicit subscriptions to aid in the purchase of a  bell for use on St. Mary's church  There is not a church in Cranbrook  the happy possessor of a bell,  G. H. Miner is having a substantial  picket fence constructed about his  home and also building an addition  to 'the house. Contractor Greer is  doing the work,  The Cranbrook-political club- completed its organisation last -Tuesday  evening and elected the following  gentlemen a3 officers: President, Dr,  J. H. King; vice president, A. Ws Mc**  Vittie; secretary and treasurer, John  Hutshison; governing committee. R.  E. Beattie, J. W. H. Srnythe, Dr. F.  Green and'F: Eankin.  Eton. Col. Baker- -the pioneer, of  (jrahbrobk, and ex-cabinet official of  British Columbia, arrived at home a  few days since. The colonel is not  enjoying the best of health at present-  the past stormy session of the legislature not being of a nature to keep any  of its members'in the, best of spirits;  physically or mentally.  A steam roller passed through Cranbrook this ��� week for - Nelson. Pieper  says many a man knows to his sorrow  that the old system of "rolling" by-  hand was too swift and affectual; but  doing it by steam is altogether tod  fast. This was a steam roller, Mr.  Pieper;-  M. E. Hughes took hia departure  for Greenwood Monday, where he will  enter the undertaking and furniture,  business with his brother, Frank  Hughes.    '' .  J. R. Costigan, Q. C, of Cranbrook  is absent on a trip to the coast; some  says it is political business.  ��� The'Fort Steele Mercantile Co. will  begin the construction of a two-bond  warehouse���customs and excise���nexs  week." The building will be practically  two stories, one underground and cue <  above���--lire proof and 30x50 feet in  size. It will be situated along the C, F  R. track 200 ieet west of the C. P: R  freight house. The portion above  ground will be of lumber covered with'  corrugated iron.  The wedding of W. B. McFarlaue1  and Mi68 Sadie Fletcher last night, at-  the Methodist Church was the most  important socially, and in details  event more' elaborate than any  of a' simlar nature ever occurring'  in Cranbrook.  iin'erits to engage rooms,'and it is their j t|ic, na't,ure c  lintentiqn^giye ��bfcter'& the d&r ^^ pri  ���future ior the benefit ofths club,  .: ���    i    ?{.��   ivi  in if  JwfAi'  Broivry III In the S,s*st7 ,  J. G. Drewry, wlio was 6��pecl6fi}. in  Moyfe from Montreal about May first,  has been detained on account of sickness.' He is down with pneumonia,  and is hot likely to be able to come  west for Borne little time. His sickness will prevent him from taking  part in tho South East Kootenay  campaign.  The Island Located/  The pretty little island which _Btands  near the opposite side of ��� the lake  across from Moyie was staked as a  mineral claim this week by C, J". Rose.  He has staked-it according to law and  has named it the Cliff Island mineral,  claim. The island was staked before,  but was let run out.  fllrs. Bigging? Loavee,  , A farewell party was g'iven at the  Moyie hotel Monday evening' in honor  of Mrs." Bi'gg-ings before she left for California to remain. The party was of  of a surprise and' was"'  ucipally of ladies.   Card'  by  UuunUiK Ony and Niglit,  The St. Eugene concentrator is  now running, day and night,- and  regular shipmerito are being made to  the'smelter,  NOTICE...'   ���.. .; .   .���  j;,  Thc/Jc will ben rieethif, of the License com-  titissi9aers,held.?nCrftubrcak;OU-:Nrily m,h  to  consijlor ��0'c'.application of W.m.- Mills of-'the.  Coshiopolitfai hotel,.'.Moyie; niid tbe transfer, of.  .UipI!(oyie3i'9tc}liCensoto A\. and  P.  F.-Johns-  ton,.iM!.oyic, B. C.  ' -2    .  H. W. Barnes, :   ������  ���  Gnief Ifispeoton  Building Notes.  E. Wergin has commenced work on  his new.residence on south Victoria  street hear,the Farreli residence., It  will be 22x24 feet in size and one* and  a.half stories in height. '  ' One of Geo. Batley's cottage.*! r^ear  the Leader-office is up and* is being  ���shingled.  ','Work on Philip Oonrad^a ...residence  iii the Lake Shore addition is prOgress-  irig nicely.  The work of. enlarging,  the    Lake  J Shore hotel was begun this week,   v  A New Grocery Firm.  This week a new grocery firm was  opened in Moyie. L. A. Bickers & Co.  of Kaslo are now located in the- Conrad block in'lhe Lake Shore Addition.  They confiue, Chemsel'vs to groceries  and give that line of goods their entire  attention.  A. Gentle Jolly.  ��� O-a-'nbrboS: Herald: The , Moyie  Leader has entered its third year  with a ."prospect developing" for many  years* of life and usefulness tc- come.  Hope the "pay ore" will come with it,  Brer. Smyth,    '  Bro<3.,.th3 tto^ns���dx3 Of' tlie house.  Mr; Nei-Jersladt in a few well chosen  remarks, presented Mrs, Biggings  with a purse/ which was given by the  ladies. The party wound up with' a  few hours dancing,  Mrs. Biggings bears the distinction  of being the first white woman in  Moyie. She came here over four  years ago when thore was only one  .log shack and a tent in the town, and  only a trail leading to the place. She  was employed by Mr. Oronin at tha.  St. Eugene mine for a time and was  aferwards connected with, the Moyie,  hotel, which position she held until  last Monday.. '���',..'������',  Mrs..Biggings,isi now  visiting  with,  friends in Fqrt Steele before  going  to  Oakland, California/  s-ivo  'i  ���Metal Quotations".'  New York,, May ,3.-?-'BaY ..silver  60 cents.-' Lead, $4,674 @' ^.72i.  The firm that fixes the selling,  prices for piiners and smelters  quotes lead at -M-io at the close.  A Woman's  Awful Verl?7,  '���'���!'��� "There is only One  chance   tc  your life and that is through an  operation," were the startling words heard >  by Mrs. J..B..Hunt   of   Lin;e   Ridge...  ..Wis.,/from! her   doctor   after,  he Y^di  vainly tried ,to cure her, of  a   frigh'tfnlv-  case of. stomach   trouble '.atid yellow;  jaundice..  Gall   stones .had ... ;f or tried'.  and-she constantly, grew worse. JThen..  she- began   to   use- Electric- Bitters  which wholly cured hsr.- . It's  a -won- ���  derful  Stomach,   Liyer   and   KidneyV  remedy. ' Cures .Dyspepsia,   Loss    oi,  Appetite.    Try it,-  Only 50cts. Guran: ���,  teed.   For sale  Druggists.   '  by   Hope   &-���   Be'p.l.tiiT-  j I  $1  m  I  ."'  r,  I it  I    -'  I- y  I   r.  I      1  '   '    I  ?!|  --. '8  i  ...  -' ,i '!  i'"' M  f-ti  ";f  <.   '' i"\  '*-"   *)\  ,Jl  1  "   u*-i  - j^i  ,' "5-1  !S-7i>  -1  <*m>  V.-f  ���      La- i ��� III,     ��b> T^H**   V>        ** -f ��� 1 I/N  If.  j ��  .     '*.  I?     r,'. ...  i j  ; .r-.o,  .*    i i--,"; i"-i.-  ' t-      J ���/   .' * J' -  -. . t- ; j j i ji  '   f      ;  jliXLXiJQIl.  T,,,,.,      J. ~-~������~     llCr5(-'Jf OVi-I   .:  published in the interest of the people L,'c.ken-   for ,   ,^  ___, of Moyie and East Kootenay. L spin^,r ���,���,. ^  ~        -~-~^== j-heir  shoes out u.-inpi  (,"'t,-" ��"'"ours iuY, j ,W,0��,a~i7^I ,  that he took la a /airly large put on n ''  hlnir.   I had nothing in ���,v mvu ham]  ^���i '    i  ����� lime, cnd^n-VVa'iTo^rio   ^"^r^-"^-^^t���!SPr&c��  hi, cards, but r feJr sure J^     ffiWav^'J? =  $'  1 -. ,     l,Jlc: "���' PaV **:  wi S* ��!!?.8.,..4bul r f e,r s.ur.e ��>��t if ho -Kouj. M^hy 5 c,,:;;r i's ��:(���.,  *". J. sjrvxtr * co.,   -  -i/C   i-tie.  l"f  One T<.*.j  'ATT-JfJJAV, MAY ,7,  1900  __=___,  |l0g--.lK-rin don.-uion,* i���r her   i<,**/i,j.  P"-��tn,.      M,/M-      i     tCl(nj      ,,    ;)JJ      Jjji(  rimlvd ������;,., t.Jlw, ,.    i:lil,Cj   K,(ij(.luu.j  aociabl^, .uid church loifric,- til] every  ���?2.00 I  I      in    r   1     ���-.*-���� oust 111,11 11 ij(*  nau bJulrcd twice siicccv-sfullv. as 1" was       V,rvv,'"'" "- '"-��"'*���<* ��y mutual e,,n*.ont  positive he ha J. he would do it again. W Vii^iTJsl,!?,^ ^I'lo^ 7 ^ Tl?  Presently he tried it.   Of course I ��� ^"Yf"^ ,h* '��* "-"'   U  , fceT Hb  could only suspect him unless I called! j S^li W^ J" J" *"��������>*- ^ KtSi  after the jackpot was open, and I hadn't  bettered  in  the  draw,    it  had  been  ZSslfitZT' Hnd "^"^onisthad  ra sea it a thousand before the draw.  A. D. I'm).  o.  Tlios. j. Wdiman,  KJk'ii Hi]], w. 1). Hill, Ally  J. J. Murphy. ���*  ��".,l*.'  5,  ''.'-."  r>y;;i;i-  'i'^-:il!''  Ajl->ly  to  i.,f>  t   I  ���d"/.'1  v. 1 ,.t      * ,,*���  *-'. f  -Y'^l" if-- ��  I ij.' ���i;.'   -.  I 1     , -     . -   t.     u.  , 1   '',.��� .,. *i  Jj.fi-  bone in ,j��� ,)0dj. ���ciled nd s/le ^^   ���� 'ii.^Ti^'^ "?"w-  l-iu-i J/ii,.tl��v pj�� ,l���. .     ���  i       ��,t'1" iD  "!llM8   "'"-.nnony   from   smfU " h���*- 'or I conclude.] he wns  ^��.i^^  knlhyan mill at Wardner, Idaho. P0,.ance   oi    lhi*   ���   *\ "���  ��^ a thousand in It before S  ==_____ -        hvor,esortin   the hope of reJeemii, J S^?e'  ���A Tithburgh editor says: Some- her aonl ��f ��"> "light which designin J opened ^o s^?a^ X ^^ tt?  time, an admiral who can cut JttUr. P��lpil Uiunipo,. have plastered unoiT Ttw C^s ^ Tdrevv hr^ ^S  fincla.t more difficult   to sever  apron   ^ with   'hat  legendary   cock-a^J-bu ]'   L^? "V^"-   TH opener ^a  e(m]gs- =====      r0,?;about ^f^ ^ ��-o.       ^-ith1 rthr tsr^r 1^ .ot  The Japs are all right in Jaoin   hnf/hU   ��      1 T"   "'��mCn   ,,ave   reached   made ff����d. but the opener   lost  his  when they   begin   to   floek   o��   "C  America by the thousands  it  I   hs                     &''re (�� **&***> 6i- e���n   enter-   Iy S,nS ff-      J, mnn hacl evidit-  WtopuJuptheb^        UI3  h^---opinion of her   own. she   .��   bV^K?^^e^^;2'r  ���   ===,___                    been read a stan.a   about   '-tempting   <**n*r quit, and he show d d^ two  There can bT^Tl^nTound   rtb    m       Md ^ock��,��� ^   ff'i��    U,     8tt*.   ,      .'    -       ' *�� J  Wm.  Fernie's  platform.    E^ryth^         ^ , ^ haa   Leen   toId   ^ 'iSOO L?L^ ~"f "V?^iOTer it, and   MOYIE,  Possible for the wanls of thc   Z ! e 01L^"^   ^   **'   PMt��r   l&t ' h��   "^-Th^crrrJn^ oeeT'11  the nrovinnn ,'�� o,��k..7:..., ,..  ,.'     J     011 rilao'->*-Jdieuce     to     God's     command ' then'   Who" T **-��� - J"st  FOR SALE AND RENT  OR  MADE TO ORDER.  M. L. HOLLISTER, Moyie.  BETTCHEN,  JEWELER,  k r  t^e province is embodied in it     ' T^ enoe     to     ��0(J'��     command   th��-.  ^��n I-weut t^^ :; ^mJ ^  ' biought rum aud degration upon   the   mora,n* -1 found that my oaiwer��� 1 ad  ��ce.-^fhG Searchlight-, f��lie   to'Canada, and that-i���stcatl of  - ,- -1��' (,* ii.'i-..' *  hi'li'l  mm  ,: *���!,    './,1,3'v!  '     ,'-iC '.*.,'.';i'',*.'6  r.-' r ti>   fi;- .;.-./;  �� r     IU        ) ��i ��M ���   ' *-  British Columbia "tooth picks"���  each about three, feet square and sixty  feet Jong-ia a name given by Cana-  dian lumbermen to large timber  baulks.    ���  '-'WHIP   PO'   WfLT."  ,     .  1 "U.  luuf instead nf  cb���;s ^ ^rsr,u?is  if  h  -ir   ';,i/',"V-n  ��� YY M: i'  {"fj(  'i'|i},'/^  ^fe- yfi y-'(.  y '1 (4/ .-..-  v ii Ni.. Mm  .E. B. Eddy, the - millionaire  match  and woodenware manufacturer of Hull,, ��� ,up po- wm-mn o> "      ' -  Om   is  most   unfortunate.  -For   the  Whip po^iif0^111^1" ��"'  third time his entire   plant  lias  been        Vni-muoh^ip po' W1U-  whip po-  Wiped off the face of the earth. $?,>������. of the brook is nhed  if1!,PP'^;iJ1-wih oh,'  Harvey   &   McCarter,  FOET STEELK, 13, c.       ���  Ilarvoy, iMoCartor sfc Alexamler,  FEUXIE, 13. C,  Barristers & Solicitors.  abo..t S5,000, aniV Z_7_x,z ;^r���  ��rIriYV>'S'"^-"^ PhysIcian arid Surgeon  C P. IIIGGINS.      ���    --'-��ou    nas    tie-   Tho flYfi.v  ^uiu'**'"ne race  declared himself as a candidate for the p ^^^^^^^0^^'  Provincial      legislature.       "FightinJ &"��otod r"z&chaae~  g I \viup po-���wm.-vnu, oh,  Whip Df?S,f0 ^"1-win oh:  John" and "Fighting Joe" will make'  ft happy combination in that astute  bodyif elected,  BlUy KehiUer:   "Here I-a��� _, uJ^^PtC^'Z^Vts  iocan with no monpv    rD�����t���.:���- ^ho her��n thn  ...-"> .?Peeds  From hill to hill th' alarums flv  "  The marshy brakes ta-iTn ��,��,k5'  And where the1 &r&nM-�� p the cry'  rn calm r��������f xfi'5?u,.d ^awra he  W?4 ' %- a,       y Tiehitter:   "Here I-am in  .���{>:���# ��     ^��Can Witb no mo��ey,  reputation  yfy-JsK I   clothes-  What will 1 do?" . .        ^....i^,,,���,  -:t'   "-'    -        Johnny  Handout;    ��Kan   loi   fche WpPp?W��W��  *���p<evf l/enver Ledge. I ���.  0FPICE-4FABBELL  BLOCK  M0YIE'     ' '   British Coiumbia.,,  City   Shaving   Parlor,  CENTRAL   HOTEL.  '  WESIEV CjLUTB, prop.  Moyie, B. C  1 *   jf>   -     tiu-i  ���1 -a  S iff   e. ii;1!  \[ t.ii ���.-!-/ L-r  ?..'iY��f  d 5-  -{..(jri'l  -f f ?  :-.;t 7  1.? i/j   . -f-'i-.  ���"(:  I 'Borne Hjfi   ����-����-.  .Whip po' wm.^noh  TVhip po' WlU'Willohl  1 t-1 J  "}{v*?:,-}.i  *!| i; ''!jf  . Jt*/ f- ;ri:}  '���r -.i-f-f  .... ^i.-i.j  ��� ;>  : <��� :i"''-  1 n     . ' f  Who Js this Will?  whkr iifij* 1*   ^  Haa he in some wj]/j fr^k?W ?6 'd<Jn6T  '    Tussocks of wiiifew, .  Whip po- mn-yrui oh,  2 ^P,���po   Wi"-Wll oh  '  ,   If you see a  village  of  prarie  dogs  ana one of the dogs is fat, you may  rest assured that all the .rest of 'the  dogs m that-locality are  fat  also.    Iti wm'" *?' wih-jvh. oh, / was nm    \Y7"^Y -"*c",�� wa "-proved,  ZX_-"J?Jttl^J^~*^��__r^  s.~=tx��' "���--���-ggs~ssr��� "���*"""'~-'-- ���  ~ And Aung^,ilenhnh��LgTottoerm*$r'  There i-Ju^ ffi"4^ ^.^^  lJt-one on his pillow?-       P   *'  yVhip po'. Will-Will oh  A>hhipo' wm-Willoh!  S frStfuTn9eqilenCeS "��Uld ba-  "Another narrow escape I had w-n,  pged���to be married to a   ladv   whn  broke   the  engagement   becaui   st  had learned that I'had played^oker  Perhaps I ought not speak of this a,'  m*lSTG/lmt I kuo^th^ she made the  ��� I em,^ Qltenrard ""Pied most n nV  ,   enibly   unhappy.   WIuit   wou],        s  happened if I had marired her I can't I  3        _^  it''' "^ X d0n>t enj'��^ tWnking-about   A.      E.     KICHAEJDSQN,  "The most wonderful piece of luck  that ever happened to me though was  jn a poker game in SitnFranc-iscif, w  en?  ��� t, and nobody won or  lost  more  ^han a. couple of hundred in the game  The men m,it were all members of tn;     �� , ��� ���  1 Tt\ /i*w>-.       .  1  Hauling and Draying.  Wood for Sale.  I^pyie,  B.C.  SAW AND. PLANING MILL,  CKAN-BKOOK,    Ji.  C.  '    Columbia Review;    "Dukes mav be  ah right," declared Mrs. Hettie Green, Whir^^,111-^11 oh,  denymg the reported  engagement  0/  Whi,W^nF^-���^ ^_      .  ^dnnghter   to   a Spanish  grandee,   -MoffiS? �� ^11^ "  -'r-i:  'l^!"> .  ill'  t        r fit..  ��� hei d,,.,ghter   to   a Spanish  grandee,  .but for  my   part   I'd rather  Sylvia  *oul.l marry a good wide awake news-  Paper   man    than   any "duke   in  the  Jorld."    As Hetty hag (i,boufc <j.50)000  ^00 she should not experience much  difficulty in securing a newspaper man  ior either herself or daughter,  "^SSSSa,?���   *����>*>   *��   Chicago  Wholesale  G-rocers  AND  GeneralfAgents,  Home, and   Foreign   Bonded    Ware-  houses.  -i.e* Denver 'Lodge; Joe Martin i&  flow m Kootenay and the aun does  got stand etill; nor th'e rhountains  fetch forth lava. The face oi nature  *c greeh with the touch of sorinp, and  .he birds are clnglrig their ota-time  iholodioe Utterly regardless of the fact  -.hat Joe is" iii otif midst;  pouring   hot  Why fie Foreswore Cards.]  & -& & &  THREMBt^^ THAT WDUcbd A  MAN Td QIVB VP POKBR,  -rtment on thr> fir-bv ,,������-��_. c .  ,.  -    -     -   ���   *"*j j.i./ijiji  caught this fellow cheating  'The accusation mado a row of  course and the fellow drew a revolver  and attempted to shoot the fellow who  had accused him.    Another man struck  'It, P'   ��   aS hC fired' and ��te bullet  grazed my temple.    That was as elose  Tuck 0ritT/bod,;couid ���t; ^ ��-  luck of it lay ln the fact that I was ris-  in5 iTOm���y chair as the shot was fired  and my foot slipped as I was in the act  of nnng. This caused me to lose mv  Smo ^d *? fal����-T back ^he^S  onlv a ^ ^S0' ranffe' SO that! had  stead ofTrfi f*m ��n my behead in-  Wh��afda^T"et}��the ^ain. as I Would  nave Had if T had not slipped.  In order to save a scandal ��-. ni  SIo^hat ^'~ ���ier tef.V  never piayea Mrf, Blh'/e^ ^ ^;e  All Kinds of Kough and  Pressed Lumber, Sash,  Doors and- Shingles. . /  MOYIE,  o  mm  lh_Ti  ^i,;gO  Y-i'be  iliiime  FOJi>KJCES  AITI,Y   OR   WRlrjs  G.R.MUIR, Mgr.  THE WI. HAMILTON MAWPAOTUKING CO,  , (LIMITED,)    '  Zi:i^zs; ?Z:^^^^^  aenmery.  PETERBOROUGH, ONT.,  parent oa ^ w"i^S!iS*Jl,S:  ��   ,  ,.-.::������.": "'. /".---,   /-PMrY'^���^^^^  5-erbal ebotint'o ��Whlto*3hirled bob'oeoV   *"��� -'��i", "''����� sie*"- -' beinl �����m- /���TaaS'V6-'.'' 'b''"-- Wi-"-iam s-"i"  poll.lo.1  jackleg��. Flainfl'   oiW   u,.   S2.��$��? tS eDJOi!inS 1h��lr ^ *? -"5?^ ^SSf,!!? Y'  oratodcaUaih.   Joe io a  ���trfl   piece   ^-.fe^^'^ ^^PW.wS.S  The I,K4D��H is ia recript ol  a cala-   'h�� '^��l����/ne<i.i9:. fwiWliS^       'S^tTm.t''?���  store.    The  catalog  by a request that a 'free notice be I er Plea����Ve nyw aioto^tdj^or  given the firm. The catalogue and- ^,/^e of P0V,..-I�� fact/no;thing  request of the notice have been con-7but Ia,? donTw/S^^i i*le��f*,Jro no^''  signed -^ aie 'waste basket. ' The" anyone^ you ���iT ^e^ idd "?  habit of sending away /or merchandise cards ^ ^Bt.yod whof they Sve me "  is a curse   to   the   country   and    the   -   Th^0thers spoke a,few polite hoth-  I'''  Leadbr. will not encourage  it,    While   3 +   general effect that it waa a  aiewWscan  H6metimes/b,.s ^j W premises, to be sure." '      V'  directly  by the-party  sendeng  away, "and dne-4he youn^^in^fpaS7, in ^IbS V��� '^'^ Cbance' a��c  on.thesingle transaction,  the  general   Ba^:'           V                  ,w.the party- ^his best manner pressed the ques'  ,.-������t      !._���   ,fB i.|10 ������������,.,;    .    .    ���       I       Lnlucky, I suppose." <ifrl'.r..  -..- "���      ..         ���  practice beggars the country.  Rrann,'.the Iconoclast, says that gall  is what spoils so many   good   ditchers  and delvers to malce peanut politicians.  It   -B what puts   many   men   in   the  pulpit^; coulcl ce.rye. their Savior  much better,planting the,mild eyed  potato or harvesting the useful hoop  pole. t JSVwhat causes so Man?  young ladies ..to rush   into  lite'rutu-e i  instead   of   the J^undry���to    become   ma��* - ��� -    V  ���'" ^u-uu��  poets of passion y-toad of authors of      "tfyMk-   �� 9t-   feati,.. !      . r  Fe.    ItiswhatmaSes  a  man   a^[t&e$        ~-   ^        ���.^^^klofy  r political office  to, air  hie  a9S  ���hon he should be fiddling on a  stick  fettrdwood with an able bodied   buck  r^et^^^^f^^6--  .*-*.>������   x JU061 amavs wm-wliPTi T  Paused to thatis; UuJxveS ���e  w iic- n7play cards ^itho�� gS:  m^0iy.Bb?��*"^'��ked the young  telic^.''  ���something."   This^vas ?fi '-'J��ht-^do-  ***     -*m& waa the young man's  "SartinJy, sor."  "Oh, indeed; and where did vn���'fiTBf  been^aniJnaI Which ^S  'T  saw T���^0 m,,ch' "i^ief ?"  hi^'  and ^Wdld you next see  "On my premises, to be sure." l  tion  donke7?�� M y��U in'��*t.'it Wa" the 6ame  Y-f.S��W^id rkn0w?" ^as the derisive  .exclaination. ,, "If  I �� yeYiec   m  ye wnen yez got loose 1U,  thi?! ?!ainli��E was ?^aed from further -evidence.���Spare Moments.  tfo^SVe ��'Ca"'e'Prom ^0��>I.  or Bii?^Ve a ff?as6 spot fro^ woolen  with t�� th0"?u^'hIy ��*urate the place  ^blotting paper underneath-and an:  "VfcW  ��� Yde��  I  toug  me.**  ��.  Lo  line  eocrt  *r ,^  ~> ^ *---  >        -\ v  *- t,i*  theavj  -crde]  *oraa  With!  ��i  *tfor*?  1    ^blobc  1   + posltl  *. i- Sol  small  ,,  ^ price  '7,Cana.  - *�������  > ^  n  7i$*p  i-i^Gei  losop  y f  Parm  1 poi$n(  1 traots  of lh  givlni  reeblt  oxoet-*  ' Jnonu  vroll I  them  ��Jy>).( j  Hey v  PUT OUT AND BEND TO v&   NolH[  WsFM^'^t^  A  (t t-    ' - .W,im'*V:-J-/i| ��..  hy.,.' j..-  .  Ktjmmoyie leader.  I*'- ^iA'Ji- *___&_*_ ,     -  ���  J3.    0.  1/ p5p5JU royal box  spy ���  ^(jn^H^yjctoi-ia still adhere to a set of  $%htnrv��itvile;i   :ni*l   hi-ahit    prescriptions  ago hy Sir William  ?Vjenh>>M&��  JJ*^TJKr��i*nPre6S of ttussia speaks five lau-  '   OTa"t^|fand    rid hi it.    painting,    rowing.  fffligffiMBi$ swimming    a ail    tennis    are  S^Qg^;'n"erirecri.'ati(iiis.  l__$__$0&ai!r has again been c  Spfmiistach,*.     JI  commenting  says:    "It  i.s  the  and   lies duty.     It  Mt^mbltinTi of lhe strength, the superior-  de    la    Zarovitsch.  KmsgBOX.  mim&m^ Michpl  -mem1S^>i- thc Hungarian nobility and  &$x_tS&0^�� ���>ynl ���"������������*��� of Obreovitcb  "^'^Sis a'ni.'inlH-i; of a  Hungarian  ^WorCliMlT**��*5 jN:ov'' Xj'01''*-    1Ic; chums kin-  ^1___mfimX_hi}r Milan, to whom he bears  i,.       i  .pee.  yt\ LADY TELLS A STORY  3FERL\��'. AN I) KKLEslSE.  ^^��� . *  Tillyloss  ;oin Ili'iirt Trouble for Ycurs-  'ry J'urllior Aggravated l>y  ijinl .Stomach Trouble.  ST5  s  St.C.iherines, Ont.  Village   of   Chippewa,   and  agarn froutier, there is pro-  tor known or respected re-  Jan Mr. aud Mrs. David Scha-  'th are of  Gorman descent and  fyi_p$ajj0auch of that old-fashioned ho3-  IgpiB^l^pol ten found in   the   father-  ..������<  ^ip.a correspondent, of   tho   St.  'ejrines Star, who recently called ai  ^iiabors homo  Mrs.   Scbabel   re-  e-.followiug story:���"Years ago  lysician"told me   I had heart dis-  -Jfehavo been-.troubled at intervals  tation and'severe   pains, and  s  my   heart   would  almost  I would   become dizzy,  p^^^^liid frightened.  At other timea  |badly   and   had  troublesome,  wJ15repS/^& I lingered In this  state until  ^lal^P^Dter,  when   exposure   to' cold  tfaWect^i&y   Sidneys   and  completely  fkWmSSmBO. me. The spring oame, when  ^^*_wmkini���t3 Werofurther aggravated  trouble.    I   loathed  food  ^.a'an'd^ooald   realize   that   I   was  daily  s^/growinpS  weaker.  My physician's treat-  l^anent^fOOld sometimes slightlv benefit  p'|f|me||fhei^agam 1-was worse I ban ever.  l^SMnaiiy^S-ter all liopo' was apparently  5Vir'gojQe^Bd*n largo snm of money had  !'f|^jbeenM|^���wn away for medicines that  Bj^jd-Jimsfe^o good,,a  friend   strongly ad  0 good,,a  friend  gCvisea^tf to   try  Dr.   Williams'   Fink  Wl&^.\,^S>i__Z   , ���  tePuh|t|o boxes of which were brought  ^mvpfcithe beginning o�� tho summer for  ^S'SltSl used them and  to  my joy  llmprovement.    I  continued  %he  no-  the  pills faithfully   until I  had  Might boxes.     I am now  able   to'  I*.to  all   my  housework,   feeling  f|r|ly cured. ' , I have never had bet-  nealth than lam now enjoying, and'  JhSm, discontinuing  the pills havo  had  ��^^yinptoms of tho old complaints.    I  IfeelVthat I am under   life-long   obliga-  ,fab.lj'��!;for   tho   benefit  I  have  derived  ���^_.Dr.'  Williams'   Pmk   Pills,   and  ^iMjontinue to   praise them when op*  iptffiraiiity offers  - ��� ���**$&*  A   C'luiunroll  Situation.  o can never tell." said the fallen  real idol.    "A short time ago I had  oh at my foot.    Now (hey are at  oat."���Philadelphia North Amer-  -L   ANOTHER    TJUUMPH. ��� Mr.  .3 S. Bullen, Sunderland, writos: "For  vn years I was ufllicted with Piles; and  ititly 1 was unable to walk or sit, but  iirs ago  I  wns cured  by using Dr.  . . ���    s' cEcli-elrie Oil.    I  have also been  ^^SM-| to Quinsy for over  forty years, but  &p^WS��**' Oil cured  it, and it was a pcrma-  te^S^^S?10 '" 1)Clh care*?, as neilhcr the Piles  ���*%M*l!v^��n!Sy bave troubled mc since."  -     By J, M. BABRIE.  ���"I dinna pretend as it v,a^: Chiv-lv's  behavior alone that senr. nie wau-iciinrr  throiiKh tho land. I had a drinid of ; i/i  funeral foi* one rhin<r, and jur anorh-T I  hnd twelve'gold guinea* about :;ic. 'Ca^-c-  over/tho ambition to tr<tv.*l look bolel u!  i!/i', and I thocht Chir.-ty's \vo2--:t ni.il-*  was over at ony rr.te, and that .-.hu ���wa.--  u��i'd to my heinK'dfiid now."  "Jiuc the well-wisher, Tainina.-.?"' we  would s.--iy at this Mage.  "Ay, I'm coming to that. I walked at  a michty f-tride aliui^ the liill and round  hy '.he road at the back of tho throe-corn-  rrc-i wood to ncyir as f.-tr as the farm of  Ulassal, and the.*.* I sat down at the roadside.. I was hi ginning lo be mair -in-dous  about Chi;siy now, anil to think 1 was  full fond of hc-i- ior all her exasperating  y.'iiys. I was torn with conflict ing "emotions, of wliich \.he ono said, ' Hack ye go  to Tilly lo.*--.*,' but the other says, 'Vc'll  never have a cha!nee like this aprain.'  Wei J, I could riotiiersuadeinjveJ', tliough  I did my best, to gan-.; back to my loom  and hand own* the siller to (Jhirsty, and  so, as ye idl ken, I compromised. J. hurried, back to the hill���" '  .   "Hut yo'vi: for-.-rotti-n the .cheese!-'"  "��:i, listen: 1 hurrietl back to the hill,  wondering how I could send a Kuiirpa  to Chirsty, and I minded that 1 had  nhuiic lialf a, pound of cheese in my  pouch,0 the which I had KOt at a- farm in  Glen (Juharlty. Wecl. I shoved a {ruinea  into thc cheese, and back I goers to thu  hill'to I). Fittis.      Y '  " 'D. Fittis,' J vt'ys, 'I ken you're an  honest man, and I want-'yo to take this  bit of choc-no lo Chirsty Todd.'  " 'Ayf he says. ,'I'1J uike it, but no  till it's ower d.M-k for mo to sec the  whins.''  "What, a busy crlttur D. Fittis was,  and,to no end! 1- left the cheese with  him, and was off again,' when hc cries  me back.  " ' Wha wiiJ I say rent thc chopfe?' hc  asks, I considcied"a minute, and then I  says, 'Tell her,' I says, 'that it is frae a  well-wisher.'  "'JLhe.-e -wore,, my last words to D.  I'it I is, for I was feared other folk miuht  ���co me, and away I ran.' Yes, lads',' I  covered twenty miles that day, never  -.(oppinguill 1 pot to Dundee."  It was Tlnegnrt's v.'ay, when ,hc told  his story, to pause now and again for  eomments, and this was a. point where  wc'all wagged our heads, the question  U-iiiK whether his assumption of tho  character of a well wisher was not a  clear proof ot humor. "That there was  .humor in it." Haggarfe would say, when  summing up, "I can now see, but compared to what was to follow, it was nci-  thi:r here nor there. My humor at that  'time wns like a laddie trying to open a  i.riif gate, and even when it did squeeze  past, thc gate closed again with a snap.'  Ay, Jads, just listen, and yo'll hear how  it came about as the gate opened wide,,  never to close again."  "Ye liad thc stuff in yc, though,"  Lookaboutyou would say, "and therefore,  I'm of opinion tliat ye've been a humor,  ist frae the   cradle."  ".Little you   ken   about   it,"   Ilnjcgarfc  would   an.-wer.    ".\'o   doubt   1   had the  materia!    rf    humor   in   'mo, but?-it,was  raw.    I'm thinking cold water  and    kail  and carrots and-a    penny   bone   are   the'  materials broth is mado of?"  "They arc, they are."  "Ay, but it's no broth till it boils?"  "So it's no.   Ye're richfc, Tamiuas."'  "Wcel, then, it's the same with humor.  Considering me as a humorist,   ye micht  say that when my   travels   began   I had  put myscl' ou the fire to boil-"  that Haggart fphuhed more than was  rii-rrs*.;'.ry, J may u-rh.ips express regret  that he never saw his way to clearing up  certain disputed p-.*.*r.tres in his wanderings. I would, 1 I-.now, be ill-t]iout*;ht of  among the friends who survive him if I  stated for a fact that he never reached  London. There was a, general wish that  ha should have taken London in liis  travels, and if Ilaggart had a weakness  it was his reluctance to disappoint an  audience, I must own that he trod down  his eom-fleld pretty thoroughly before  his hand touched the corn-stalk called  London, ,and that his London reminiscences never seemed to me to have quite  the air of reality that filled his .re-jolW-  tions of Edinburgh. Admitted that hc  confirmed glibly as an' eye-witness the  report that London houses have no gardens (except at the back), it remains  undoubted that Cr-aiglebuckle confused  him with, the question:��� ,  ' "What do they charge in London for  half-a-pound of boiling beef and a penny  bone?-"  Haggart answered, but, after "a pause,  as if, he had forgotten toe price, which  scarcely seems natural. However, I do  not say that he was never in London,  and certainly his curious adventures in it  are still retailed, especially one with an  ignorant policeman who could not tell  him which was the road to Thrums,  and another with the doorkeeper of thc  Ifou-T-e of Parliament,1 who, on being  asked by Haggart "How much was to  pay?" foolishly -answered. "What you  please."  But though 1 heartily approve the  feeling in Thrums against thoso carping  critics who would slice bits off the statue  which wo may be said to have reared to  Haggart's'- memory, some of the stories  now fondly cherished are undoubtedly  mythical. For instance, whatever Lookaboutyou may say, I do not believe that  Huggart once flung a clod of earth at the  Pope. It is perfectly true that some such  story got abroad, but if countenanced by  Haggart it was only because Chirsty had  her own reasons for wanting him to  ,stand well with the'AuldLicht minister.  Often Haggart was said in 'liis own presence to have , had adventures in such  places as   were   suddenly   discovered   by  CHAPTER IV.  [on 1  .he  (.'a  ce.  .Vot  Certain.  l-jiith.iRiii.st--Of   course  you  "Cavall'M-ia RusticanaY"  .well���I think I met him once  hut one sees many titled for-  cnow.���Chicago -Tribune.  Liniment Cnres Garget in Cows.  ������,,   A '-'"Kb  I*ropo*ltloii.  '���S^-?^*f-'VVhy do tlu'-'' c;lil loVo lllG "i{in-  y-sc^F^'"-" (i0 -v��11 suppose?  tyH^l'm Kiiro 1 don't  know.   It's the  Y^FM.*'   ������������������?*.  ll'-!  over happened  to  me:~i,Yonke!.*. siaiosman.  "-V  * Liniment; Cnres Colds, Etc,  ��.  i���-��00t,: ''"'^y- "*    -".io.- I-rPiirli"  has   bci-n  ���arire��<:od1'-.icc'iiHt!('  ���ocrpl military ,,,,<.,������,,,*, ,Vo  *r'e  '(^\  J  War ..ifNet  'jf       KiMlilU  Germany.  ':      Y^PHlLOS��PHYyOF   SPRING.  '\mw i��U A0.!"?:,'01,1 of sorts,'dull, tired.  \H& l;,w'-*-),l"'tod!   Ia your stomach out of  -S^SL*  irV'! y?"1,^ls.hcadncho,liimo back,  SmSR��   C,'�� ,Ule luuny troubles that come  Witn^llu springy  -      .fisSw! l:%Dr',A,n��W*s English Toxin Pills  ���i     ffi^        i- ���'<,1>le' ',,ltt 'ero��test   nerve   and  ��   ��� Cdtb V-'(   *'"r0 ��*V c,irUli   Tho-v*11 curo >'0li  I    *   POSHruly, 'pcrfo-ctly, permaneiitly.  I     ?*__�� i  1,y-!1  dlu--��isls-   Lill"R0 'box, 75c;  .   ' __S 1,   Jr.-00-' ��r *??}��� r"'e,-paid on receipt of  h ^S    r if'0 nr",��i d ��.,)?,m.wul.C?o., Limited,  ^,,vanad i Life Building, Toronto. -      .  Yj;\\i,ere  /���<*tzA  iY?pnc  tsiioMnce   Im   nil����.  ope-Well,   after  all,   I   believe  i-   ,\ l��*"'  S ouc:k,imvs the happier one la.  ^GeiKMcvo-Thnt'sa co  iosopln       Vou   must  v    Collki     Weekly.  ^   Petni!h���CTFT^^LM   PILL-  )mforinhie phi-  he  very  liappy.���  Well kiinwYf^'l,yi'!!"t!ucnc  qualities  aro  tbwn i n,r?hniM1 tl,OS0' wh0 hlxw "B0(1  avEi i,qS^ff0,r,I"on(! themselves to  ^5'v ,f ' h0S0 subject-to bllions-  v"'   aro   In   quest   of   a   lxmeflcial  "Vn,  t u*f diclno  U "TOSCANA,"j KS&SF.Saa  Not having a Haggart head on my  -houlders I dare not attempt to follow  thc explorer step by step during his  wanderings of the next five months. In  that time hc journeyed through at least  ono country, unconsciously absorbing  ever*, thing that his conjurer's wand'  could turn to humor when the knack  came to him. This admission ho has  himsi-ll signed in conversation.  ".\y," he said, "I was like a blind  beggar in these days, and the dog that  led me by a string was my impulses."  Most, of us let this, pass,' with the re-  lloction that Haggart could not havo said  it iu his pre-huinorous days, but Snccky  Hobart put in hi.s word.  ' Y'e were hardly like the blind beggar," he said, "for ye didna carry a  tanker for folic to put bawbees in."  rinccky- explained afterwards that he  only spoko to give Haggart an opportun  ity. It was, indeed, tho way of all of us,  when wo saw an opening, to coax Tarn-  mas into it. Ho sportsmen of another  kind can point out the hare to thoir  dogs, and confidently await results.  " Ye'ro wrung, Snecky," replied Haggart.  As over, before shoot ing . his bolt, ho  then, paused. His .mouth, was, open, and  lie had the '"appearance of a man hcarkon  ing..intensely for some Communication  ft om below. There wore those who went  the length of hinting that on those occasions ���.���something insido jumped to his  mouth and told'him what to say. ,  "Yes, rinooky," ho said at last, "yo'ro  ,,i/ing. My ''mouth wits the tanker, and  the folk Iiiwt had all to pay toll, as!yo  may say, for they dropped things into  my mouth that my humor turns to as  nuioklo.. account as though they were  bawbees.  I'm nd sure���"  ".There's no many things yo'ro no sure  of, Tomnias." ,  ."And this' is no ono of them. It's just  a. form of expression, and if yc interrupt  mo again, Snecky Hobart, I'll saya- sarcastic thing about you that instant. What  I. was to say was that I'm no sure but  what a humorist swallows ��� everybody  whole that ho falls in with."  The i in possibility of telling -everything  that befell Haggart in his wanderings is  best proved in his own, words:���  ' "My adventures," ho, said; "was so  surprising thick that when I cast thorn  over in my mind I'm like a man in a  corn-liold, and every stalk of corn an  adventure.' Lads, it's uselosss to expect  mo to give you the history of ilka ptulk.  I wrax out my loft hand, and I grip  something, namely, an adventure;, or I  wrax out my right hand and grip something, namely, another adventure. Well,  by keeping .straight on in. ony direction  wo Wade through adventures till wo get  out of tho hold, that is to say, till wo  land back at Thrums. Yo Ray my adventures sounds different ou different nichts.  Precisely, for it all depends on which  direc'tion I splash off in."  Without going   tho   longth  us in the newspaper.**,- places that had  acquired a public interest, say, because  of,a murder; and'then he neither agreed  ( that he had been there nor allowed that  he had not. Thus it is reasonable to believe that his less discriminating admirers  splashed out of Haggart's corn-field into  some other body's without noticing that  t-hey had crossed the dyke.' His silence at  those times it a little aggravating to his  chronicler now, but-I would be tho first  to defend is against detractors. Unquestionably the length of time during which  Haggart would jmt his under lip over  the upper one. and so shut the door on  words, was one of tho grandest proofs  of his humor. However plentiful the  water in the dam may be, there aro occasions when it is handy to let down the  sluice.     '.    ,  I the more readily grant that certain  of the Haggart stories may have been  plucked from the,wrong fields, because  there still'rcmnin a sufficient number of  ' authenticated ones to fill the mind with'  rapture. A statistician could tell how far  they would reach round the world, supposing they were- represented by a brick  apiece, or how long ,they would take to  pass through a doorway on each other's  heels. Wo never attempted to count them.  Being only average men we could not  conveniently carry beyond a certain.number of the stories about with us, and  thus many would doubtless now be lost  were it not that some of us loaded ourselves with 911c lot and others with another. Each had his favorites, and Haggart supplied us with" tho article we  wanted, just as if be and we wore on  opposite sides of a counter. Thus when  wc discuss him now wo may have new  things to tell of him; nay,even the descendants of his friends aro worth listening to  on Haggart, for ��� the stories havo been  passed on from father to son.  Some enjoyed most his reminiscences  of how ho felt each time he had to cut  off another   button.  "Lads," he said, "I wasna unlike a  doctor. Ye mind Doctor Skene saying as  how. tho young doctors at the college  grow faint like at .first when thoy saw  blood gushing, but by and by they became so michty hardy that tliey could  off with a leg as cool as though thoy  wore just hacking sticks?"  "Ay, hc said that.'"'  "Wool, that was my sensations. WThen  I cut off tho first button it waa like  sticking the knifo Into rmysel', and I  did it in the dark because I hadna the  heart to look on., Ay, the next button  was a stiff job, too, but after that I grew  what yc may^call .hard-hearted, and it's  scaroo going beyond the truth to say that  tlmo'camo when I had a positive pleasure  in sending tho siller flying. I dinna ken,  thinking the thing out calmly now, but  what . I was like u wild beast drunk  with blood."  "What was the most yo ever spent in a  week?"  "I could tell   yo   that,    but   I   would  rather yo wanted to ken   what   was   tho  most I ever spent in a nicht."  "How muckle?"  '' Trv a gi less.''  "Two, shillings:-''  ,    "Twa shillings!" cried   Haggart, with  ' a -contempt that would havo   boon severe  had tho coins   boon   pennies; "Say,   sax  shillings is!nearer the mark."  .'.   "In ono nicht?" ���  7   "Ay, in 0110 single,nicht."   ���'-., ������'������'  '��� Yo must have lost some of it?"  "Xot a'bawbee.. Ah, T'nowhcad, man,  yo little   ken   how    tho   money   goes in  grand    towns.     Thorn! as   lives like lords  must spend liko lords." -   ,  ���"That's reasoiiablo enough, but 1  would like .to hear ' the price of! ..ilka  .thing yc got that nicht?"  "And I could tell yo.    What do ye say  to a shilling and^saxpenco for u bed?"  "I say it was an intake."  "Of course it was, but I didna grudge  it."'   '������"���"���-.,'  "Ye didna?"        ,..''���  "No, I didna.    It was   in ��� Edinburgh,  and my last nicht in tho place, aud , also  my last button, so I thinks to mysel' I'll  havo oi.10���tremendous   memorable, nicht,  and theii I'll go hamc.    Lads,    I   was   a  sort of wearying for Chirsty."  "Ay, but   there's   four   shillings , and  saxpsnee to account for yet."  "There is so. Saxpence of.it goes for a  glass of whisky in tho smokinjg-rooin.  Lads, that 'smoking-room was a , sight  utterly baffling imagination. There was  no chairs in it except great muckle saft  ones, a hantlo flatter than a chaff bod,  and ' in il'*'- chair sqmo nobleman or  other with his feet up in the air. Ay, I a  sort of slipped the first time I tried a  chair, but I wasna to be beat, for thinks  I, 'Lords yo may bc, but I have paid ono  and sax for my bed as wool as you, and  this nicht I'll bo a lord too!' Keeping  tho one and sax before 1110 mado mo bold,  and soon .1 was sprawling in a chair  of . saying'withmy legs sticking, ower the arm with  the best of them.-   Ay, it wasna so much  enjoyable as awe-inspiring.'"  "lhat just brings yo up   to   twa shill-  l:i j."-."  ' Wecl, there was another   one and sax  for t)-<*-ikfa*r."  ������A-toumling!"  "Oh, a h,i\er, of course, but we got as  muckle as wo liked, and I assure ye it's  {li-.azing how much ye can eat, when ye  Iron ye havo lo pay for it at' ony rate.  Then < here was ninopence for a luncheon."  "What's that?"  '"1 didna   ken    mysel'    when   I   heard  them speaking   about ,it,   but it turned  out to be a grand name for a rabbit."     ,  "Man, is there rabbits in Edinburgh?"  "Next there was threepence of   a present to the waiter-loon,- and I   finished up  with a shilling's worth of   sangwiches."  "Xa, that's just iWe and saxpence." '  Haggart, however, would   not   always  tell how the   remaining   sixx>enco   went.  At first ho admitted   having   squandered  it ou the theater, but after he was Landed  by Chirsty in   tho   Auld,   Lichr-   kirk he  withdrew   this   reminiscence,    and' put  another sixpence-worth in the - sinoking-  ro'.ni in its place.  As a convincing proof of the size of  Edinburgh, Haggart could tell us how  he lu*t his first lodgings in it. They  were next house to a shop which had a  gre.'it show of vegetables on .a board at  the door, and. Haggart trusted to this  shop as a landmark. When he returned  to the street, however, thero were greengrocery shops everywhere, and after asking at a number of doors if it was here  he lived, he gave up the search. This experience has been paralleled in later days  by a Tilliedrum minister, who wont for  a holiday' to London, and forgot tho  name'of tlie hotel ho was staying at; so  he telegraphed tor.Tilliodrum to his wifo,  asking her,to toll him what' add'ros-', he  hail given hero when hc wrote,, and she  telegraphed back to him to come home  at once.  Liko all the great .towns Haggart  visited, Edinburgh proved to be running  with low characters, with whom, as well  as with tho flower of thc -place���for ho  was received everywhere���hc had many  strange adventures. Ifis affair with the  bailie would'make a long .story itself, if  told in full as he told it; also what he  did to the piper; how he climbed ..up the  Castle rocks for a wager; why ho ' once  marched indignantly out of a church ih  thc middle of the singing; the circumstances in which he cut off his sixth button; his'horoic defense of ahidy who had  been attacked by a footpad; his adventures with the soldier who was in love  and had a silver snuffbox; his odd meeting with James Stewart, lawful king of  Great BriEain and Ireland. With .this  personage, between whom and n throne,  there, only stood thc constables,. Haggart  of Thrum*; hobnobbed 011 equal tonus:  The way they mot was this. Haggart was  desirious of the sensation of driving in a  carriage, but grudged much outlay on  an experience that would soon .be over.  Ho accordingly opened the door of a  street vehicle and stepped in, when the  driver was not looking. They had a pleasant drive along famous Princes street and  would probably have g��no farther had  not Haggart become aware that someone  was hanging on behind. In his indignation ho called the driver's attention to  this, which led to his own eviction. Thc  hanger-on proved to bc 110 other than the  hapless monarch, with whom Haggart  subsequently broke a button., For a king,  James Stewart, who disguised his royal  person-in corduroys, was, as Haggart  allowed, -very ill in order. Thc spite of  tho authorities had crushed . that once  proud spirit, and darkened his intellect,  and ho took his friend to a gambling  house, where ho nodded to the proprietor.  WHEN  Wt��  GROW   OLD.  When wc (;ro-v  Tlie ���lu.'nt .<,-..! ! ���  An.l f.ll  liii* Mir  ol.!  !, (....]  line*, aii') frim tn? eyes  :.;!"-- of .1..1   bo* yuulii (i/O,  -s  * i' : ar.- r i-j., i-i;' t, ,,v  C..-.**, I>ul it.-, ���.-.r.n.h o'.r i-p 1 \-,i el./pk and broi-j-,  Wl.'iY .in.- li.  ,,',_. r-���r ,.._].],*; s-m, -i- lioo���  I a*k jf.ii���v:l!  \   :i ]���.... tr-c fiitl,;,;l!v  Vi lull  -.vc, ,,"������-- old';  When time shall turn t'n-c ^inn.v  lucks to eyty,  Frt-in in-,  1 rim, form all In a<nv   tnko g-\:n,  W li. 11 irtiice anel c<.��._- _:,���] ..if..unc.e  aic yu-.o  Art! Tiau/h: is la ft  !o\r-'s f-.re*s to t\.--ii i;(j.jr.,  Vou,  ivl'oni 1 chest- tin   k>:.k airvjtv .ill  mc-n,  S-.ill \r/ur hrirl's e;i,con shall 1 be rei-jiii'ig then���  Wlitn wi* piow old."  Oofi hr.-p jou e\cr !.afip>  liy rm  side!  Tl,./i:i;li .i^e'iii.iy srtein this fcurt-ti pulsion tiJf,  Wln'.-i v\ti-]i dnrj ttodiy t'oftn lifi's, lale wc stray,.  I1--  n:\   hull's author  a.* }/u art'  today;  Be my iruc- !o\e that s-lia'i (hi- <:o*..t i',iiir;  '1 liioiiali .ill  (iu* ci,..:i.jt* c-onmi-j; jr-ars msj bring;;  Our fdilli'tiphi M���tnunt this our la'stirij,* pain  That wc so live Usui  \o\_ uiiflunniud lomain  \\ litn \< c jot.iv. old!  ���-Annie G.  Ih.pkins in Call Mall Mapazine.  Couldn't sleep at nlg-ht  with tho torture.  Give Hnlloway'e Corn Cure a trial. i%  removed ten corns from one pair of foet  without any pain. What it has clone one*  it will do again.  Utility Go.ie.  "Shadbolt. I don't like to be a t.ile-  hefircr. but I, heard Dingus say the  oilier clay lie h.id no 'use for you."  ���'���Well,  I'.'.'H'f, true.     I've quit lending  him money."- Chic-urn Tribune.  Pleasant as syrup; nothing equals it ae 11  worm medicine: (he namo is Mother Graves'  Worm Exterminator.' The greatest worm  destroyer of the age.  There is no word in the Chinese language (hat conveys an intimation of  what wo term public opinion; uor ia.ther*  * synonym for patriotism.  A PLEASANT MEDICKN'K.���Thoro  are soiiim pills which have no other purpose evidently than to beget painful Jn-  lernal disturDancei lu the patient, adding  to his troubles and perplexities ' rather  than diminishing them. Ono might as  v-cll swallow sumo corrosive material.  1'armelen'-,- Vegetable Pills havo not this  disagreeable ' and injurious properly.  They aro ensy to lake, aro not unpleasant  to tho taste, and'thoir action is mild and  soothing. A trial of theih will provo .this  They, offer peace to thu dyspeptic.  Eczema,,,or Salt Rheum as It u  often called, is one of the most  ag-onizing- of skin diseases, nothing  but torture during- the day and twofold torture at night.  But there's a remedy permanently  cures thc worst .kind of Eczema���  relieves the itching^, burning- and  smarting1 and soon leav��a tho skin  smooth and healthy.0  '   It la  Burdock Blood Bitters.  Mrs. Welch, Greenbank, Ont.,  tried it and her* is what she says':  "B.B.D. curad me of Eczema, three yearn  Eg-o and I have had no return of it tine*.  l was ao bad that I could not sleep at niffhl  with it. *  "Being to.d of B.B.B. I tried It, *nd two  *o',t!��>�� initio ti perfect and pormaneat cure."  (To be continued,)  TAKING~THE  REFnS.  l-'orce of !.r. ill!.  "What's the mailer with cook?"  "Oh, somebody gave her an umbrella  with a. Dresden china handle.   She for-  jrot  herself, and  smashed  it."���Detroit  rTVeo Prey's. - '  '-        Kn����II:, li   (Jr eel Ine-.  !Mdigger-'-I   don't . liUe,   Kurem.  takes you too s-.-riously.  Thingiimbol)���How.   for  Mdigger--As ' I passed  ���-'treot today I foolishly,  'r ,\e."' lie stopped, und for five minutes explained how he had never felt  lie tier iu his life.���Philadelphia Press.  ie^Ct^3^  no  Instance?  him  on   the  ���said,   "Uow  Man ufut'tu reel  by Til OS. !Ll-:iS  Wlimlpojj,  ifiiiaril's Liniment Cures Dipitteria.  Free and easy expectaratlon Immediately rel.'eves and freos tho throat and lungs  from viscid phlegm, and a medicine that  promotes this is the best medicine to, use  for coughs, colds, inflammation of the  lungs aud all affoctions of tho throat and  ohofat. This Is precisely what Bickle's  Anti-Consumptive Syrup is a speoiflo for,  and wherever used it has given unbounded satisfaction. Children like it because  it Is pleasant, adults like it because it relieves and oures the disease.  Xot im He Kcnltxec? It.  Yon st��� Your wife s--ays sho was, shut  up lu the house yesterday sill day.  Crimsonbcak���'Wull, she was'indoors  nil day, but I can't say truthfully she  was shut up.���Yonkors Statesman.  For Sale in All Parts of the  Province.   "Write for' Lists.'  NARES, ROBINSON  & BLACK,  WINNIPEG,   MAN.  ��G����  Charter Oak will  have n wagon  race  each day on its grand circuit programme.  Tho   proposed   trotting   mile   track   in  London   has   been   postponed   until   next'  fall. !  A breeder from Bologna, Italy, has  made, ton entries to the Hartford Futurity.  The historic Buffalo track has been  reined by "Buffalo Bill" for tho Pan-  American .year.  A thoroughbred' colt, IS months old,  sent recently from Australia lo England,  is 11\_ hands high.  During 1S99 310 running race meetings  with 7,200 races were held ia the United  States and Canada.  During thc last six years, according to  oliicial report, only ono American horse  has been imported into thc Netherlands.  From 3S94 to the close of 1,S9S we sent  to' the United Kingdom an average of  1-M3S' horses per annum and received  $l-lo per bend.  A few days ago GOO horses and mules  were shipped from San Francisco to the  Fiji Islands, presumably for the British  army iu Africa.  A four cornered race has been arranged hot ween Cresccus, Tommy Brittou,  Searchlight and Dan Q for the Pittsburg  Independence day races.  J. A. P. Ranisdell, the Arab horse  brooder, Newburg, N. Y., has ottered a  purse of ? 1,000 t'or ono of the races at  the meeting in that city.  In 1894 we exported ouly ti,24G horses  nnd received an average of $214 per  head! while in 1898 we exported 51,150,  at an average value!of $121.:;..���,;.-i.-;;:!..r:'.-���-l;-:.-.-.  A pair of horses belonging to E. C.  Southworth, Hanford, Tulnre county,,  &'al.. have made a high diving 'record.  They ran away recently and took a.  plunge iiito Kings river from a bluff. SO,  feet high and swam' out ���unhurt'.���.Horseman. > '    ���  Gentlemen,���While driving down a  very steep hill last August my horse  stumbled and fell, cutting himself fearfully about the head and body I used  MINARD'S LINIMENT freoly on him  and in a few days he was as well as  ever.. J. B. A. BEAUOHEMIN.  Shorhrooko.,  Tvei'i-ut ii-,.-i 1 \ .ii iwii.** mdicalt* that  time is not very far awny when  Dead sea will bo nothing but a dry  mine.  thf  tin  salt  HOTEL ���BALMORAL,^^tp.^eSooAS:  Cr. II. Olark has been - appointed to  tnke, charge" of bo.vs' and inH,s" seed  grains competition in connection with  Sir  \V. 0. Macdonald fund.  Miiiard's liniment Cores Disiiipcr.  Success is like a chicken; if you got It  cooped up, it is well to keep au eye oa  thc coop.��� Iijilinnapolis-Journal.  THE MOST DURABLE  ON THE MARKET.  THE KHEDIVE  RED  CROSS  LA HISPANA and  POLLY PERKINS  Are Pure Havana Filled  CIGARS.  They're  mado  for  men   who enjoy a   fragrant aud sweet smoke.  Ob'.ainablc'at all good  dealers everywhere.  S^e  CURTAIN  RAISERS.  Dave Henderson is back from Havana  with   his7tabasco   sauce   show.-     It   lost  money,  as has  nearly everything he has  ��� touched lately.  The play made of "David Harum" for  Charles Fi-ohniau, in accordance with his  advice, by Al. and M, W. Hitchcock has  been r-pproved by William H. Crane, who  will appear in it early in April. ,  "Since her marriage," says n dramatic  writer, "Mrs. Mansfield has better advanced her husband's interests by the recent investment of his fast growing estate than possibly she could have done by  remaining on the stage."  Some theatrical facts: Bnrnnbec is 03  years old. Irving is 5 feet 11 inches in  height. . Edna May has $100,000 worth  of diamonds. Crane, has been on the  boards 85 years. Paderewski's opera  will be produced next summer.  When1 Maude Adams reopened in "The  Little Minister" in New York, a pleasant feature was the presence in a stage  box of Robert Edoson, the original of the  title part, who, he it added to his credit,  liberally applauded the work of his sue-7  cessor, Orria Johnson, j  Have thelp blood enriched, thoir  heart strengthened and their  cheeks rosy by using Milburn's  Heart and Nerve Pills.  Insufficient quantity or poor quality 0?  tho   blood is ono of tho evil result:*- that  usually follow any   domugomont   of  tho,  heart. '���-,  ..  If tho heart bocomon wofikoneri in any  way it caunot piimp tho blood to tho lungs  ���sat-.should, thero to bo-purified "and impregnated with th'e life-giving oxygen.  As a result the  blood deteriorates.  It! losos i ts nourishing,. vitalizing,  health-giving qual- '  ities. ..' Tho face becomes pale, thin  and waxen, the lips  bloodless, the hands  and feet cold.  Thore is weakness, tiredness,  shortness pf breath and palpitation. "Wkon  those suffering from thin or wat.ory blood  start taking Milburn's Heart and Nerve  Pills they are assured! of a cure. Every  dose acts on the heart itself, causing it  to beat strong, steady and regular.   :  Every dose, too, introduces into the  blood those vital elements necessary to  mako it rich and red. ,  Soon tho pale cheek takes on tho rosy  hue b.f,health,-there is strength instead of  weakness, energy  and  activity take the  place of tiredness and lassitude.   ���  Miss  M.   Skulllon,   50 Turner  Street,  When tho doctors givo you up���Try an  Oxjrdonor. It is better and cheapor than  (Toiiig to California, ns it furnishes purost ol  Oxygon lo tho system by nature's laws, din.  covered by Dr. Sanche. Sub-dealers wanted  in each town in Manitoba. Addross W. T,  Gibbins, Grain Exchnngo, Winnipeg. Mis  John Bullcr, Winnipogosig, writes: "Yous  Oxydonor is a wonderful thing and hnsmad��  a new man of mo. 1 havo also cured one  man in eight hours of a bad case of lum��  bjigo." Wo Iirto dozonB of similar testl-  snonitds.  THE ALL-WOO  1  MICA  Ottawa,   Ont.,   says  I   was',! groatly  ROOFING  Wliii'li  ui'itlior  Ili'nl  nor 1'Vont nllViits.  After 0 years' trial cu<il*6t.ncrs class it superior  ,to nil other roofing    .Hiidilv rocominoiided at  ���Winnipeg'Industrial Kxhil/ftfon, 18.7-S.  W. G. FONSEGAy^^r^  ISSUER OF MARRIAGE LICENSES.  Alain,'Street,       -     ;, -       IViiinlp-g, Man.  iY !8J^pjHTo��LY^RTNT��RS,  b*.rm-    SUPPLY HOUSE IN  THE NORTHWEST.  .   �����.-?:-$ ��'����**- 7  ijr    We keep a large stock  always on hand of Type,  .\.TE-K7Ai/ana  Maciun\ery ;  ���-���--sr-^r-��������*. 'WO.can fit out Daily or  A~ . .--- -       Weekly.Papers or  Job  Outfits on few hours' notice. Wo also supply!  REAriY-PiurvTS, Stekeo-Plates, and, PjUper  and OiUtD Stock.  A-^/^W<g~~,,_7       always on hai  Vs^i^Y^^W*'"' PUINTEKS'     A!  EVERYTHING FOR THE PRINTER.  TORONTO  TYPE   FOUNDRY CO., LIMITED.  7  1 75  Owen ' Street, AViiuiipeg.  Catholic Prayer K^scS-  ulars, Keligious Pictures. Statuary, and Cluirch  Ornaments, 12d.iicational Works. 51 ail orders receive prompt attention, d. & J. saillier& Co.,Montjeal ������  troubled with my heart, together with  extreme nervousness for, many years,  These complaints brought about great  weakness' and feeling of tiredness. My'  blood was of poor quality,, so much so th at I  becamei pale and languid. Milburn's  Hoart iflnd Nerve Pills cured me after all  else failed. They built up my system,  enriched my blood, strengthened ay  nerves and restored ine to health."  .Persons entitled  or expecting to  inherit money or  estates left in the  old countries  should know that  millions await .  heirs of their de-4.  scendanfcs in this conntry.   Book ot names sent* *~-  on receipt of 10 cents.  DUGALD MoffAPLANE,  Box X*H, Truro, N. S., Canada.  W.  N    U.  268  1   .  1 -* ,.$  ! ' Ai  -' I  '   ' %\  n*  A - i'rl  . *, - s'l  ! / i\  1   >-\  ����� a  '.������ 1  !' M  - ' VI  "��� -I  i  1-  { '.  .V" n  *   "*?  L-1  4.1  1-    **|  ..    v.|  Jt-1  n  -f   i-'f  ���J 4  1. a  >.\-  *���, *  ��� -". il  !';-ii:  !.-'!' i <P*"*^fWtilxUM'*.^K_.i.__
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'Seattle, May 1.—The  formal rush
fo the gold^fields   of   Koine   will  be
inaugurated    lomoroiv,     when      (he
steamer     Jeanie      of'   the    Pacific
Steam Whaling   Company,   the   first
steamer to start on tlie trip   I his year,
is scheduled   tc   sail,   providing   shej
, arrives in   the   meantime   from   San'j
Francisco.    TlnV  vessel   will   take SO '
passengers and -100   tons   of   freight
,   from (his port,, and expects   to be one
of the first to reach Nome   when   'the
obstructing ice has broken up.
:   For the  last  several  weeks people
have been arriving here by    the   hundreds to get ready (o make the, northwest trip, and have filled all the hotels
to such an extent   that   jt - has   been
difficult for transient   travelers to get
accomodations,'    The   steamship    officers have been  crowded  with  applicants for   berths 'and   freight    room
COME A2ZD SEE US.
JOSKI'jr NI3I1>KKSTADT, 1',-op.
Lager beer sold   by the   Keg or  dozen
bodies*
VOVliT 310 VI13.
No. 4 0155.
Mens on the iir.-it anrl
third ThiirMbiy of each
month. VihitiiiK hi-eth
rcn invites, to attend
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Bottled Beer
in Stock
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Victoria Ave,, Movnc, B. C.   °ai£lde 0rders Given Strict Attenlion.
1-. J. SMYTH, 0. P..'      bEWIjJ '/'JJO.NSON.
Moyie   Miners'   Union
Meets in McGregor hall every Tuesday
evening.    Sojourning
Wholesale and
Retail Butchers.
nre
members
cordially invited to attend.
D. J. Elmku. ,'      W. R. IIockixg,
Tres. Cor. See'y
SHOPS   w
Fernie
MOYIE B. C.
Are Now Open,and Ready For
Business With a Full Line of|
Staple and Fancy
3E3C<3TJ^JE3«
J.  B. COSTIQAN, a. C.
oiriCE;  Bank of Commerce Dldg.
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Fort Steel,!
Cranbrook Moyie WardneJ
For your outfit.    Tbe largest stock in
.-East Kootenay,
CRANBROOK
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The quarries from vyhioh,the ancients
obtained their hig-hly-prised Thcssalian
or   verd marble have foecV discovered
.      „ —-0 ..j,    and are again .being worked by 'an Err
and many of the companies have been   ifjLT'nT^''   Bays  tIle rttiadclphik
refusing passengers lor several weeks. | l£t°£ i^£^^1^
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It is conservatively  stated   that   they
are uot more than   200   tickets   available on   all   the   steamers   that   are
scheduled to leave here in   May,  and
lhat the freight"   room " has   all   been
sold   out.    This   mean's   Unit    those
wishing lo go lo Nome,  except- those
Who* secure the few  berths  left,  must
wait unliil the  June   sailings,   unless
they embark on   sailing   craft   which
are leaving this port al thc rate of two   Bf^XSe^n-? .'St"1SoP,lia' Con
a day, and have been doin* nn for   .,.„ ^^^'1^1°}^^.^ he id^
a day, and have been doing so for  the '
last week
n,„       .   , ,     7    " J"uuu >ears, are ii
lhe neighborhood of Larissa, ,in Thes-
s-'-ly, Greeee.   The ancient working are
very extensivo, there' beinir no fewer
lJian  ^n  Quarries,   eaoh produc-in-? a
-somewhat different descrij^ion of mar-
ble, proving- without a doubt that cvorv .
variety  of  tliisi.marble  found in  the
ruined palaces and churches of Pome
and Constantinople and likewise in all
the mosques and museums of the world
came  originally  from these quarries,
iu tact, the very quarry from which the
famous monoliths of St. Sophia, Con-
DEYING VEGETABLES,
&.  New  Industry   of  tho   Paoilflo
Coast.
& J. WHITCOMB
Potatoes,   Onions, Cm-rots ana Oilier
VesretnMeB  as  Treated for Use
in  the mining- n0.
prions.        '  . . .v'x.,:
House Vpain'ler, ■ grainer,
glazier ' and papcrbanger.'
All work on porfect surface gu ran teed. Prices-according to quality and'
stock required
LEWIS THOMSON,
Xqtaby Puuuo, AccOlw-
ta.n'1',   Com mission ,-J; a'.n d
Xfc'SUitAXCK AaEKT.
IW. F. GTJBD,
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HAHKlSTKlt, SOr.IClTOK, KTcl
A, new and important industry has
;ome into  existence in   Santa    Clara
county, which bids fair in time to rival
the fruit drying-.    This is the preparation of dried-vegetables for  the man*
ket, which at present is generally confined to the short season at.t'he driers
between- the ripening of the different
fruits.   Just lately the vegetable.-* have
oeen usurping the place of the apricots
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Moyie, B. O.
TiTDLrwjimi-
LAUNDRY.
Good  washing.    No  chemicals   used
Prices heap cheap.    Xcar Moyie hotel.
CllANBJIOOK,,
.      MERCHANT T.UL0E
CRANBHOOK.
Repairing Neatly and Promptly I
ecutecl.   Special Altouiiou ch*I
to IM ail Orders.
Suits' Made-   to Order. 8
13. C.
McVittie & Hutchisoi^ THE   P0ST   OFFICE
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Ho raid for the Suppers.,
Three friends who liad been   spending tbe evening at  the:r  club   agreed
• the one who did not  do   ns   his   wife,
told him when he  got   home   should
• pay for an oyster supper.
Smith, in trying to find the matches
trod on the cat.
''That's right/-" said hjs wjfe> waking
up; "kill the poor cat and bave done
With it,"
"Well," thought Smith, "I have to
kill tlie cat or pay for the supper."
$o he" killed thereat.
Brown was no less   fortunate   when
lie arrived   home,    la   thc   dark   he
_6tunibb'd against the piano.
"Why don't you  break   Lhe  piano?
demanded his wsfe.
Brown at once broke the piano.
When Jones got home he stumbled
.on the top step of the staircase.
.   "Go on I" said his   wife   from   the
bedroom.    "Tumble down  stairs   and
jbrcak your neck,"
Fire and Life assurance. Min-
-Brokers, Land Surveyors' aud
, Conveyancers,. and  Notaries
Public
_w   ..,. _ _,__,    Special  atlen
tion given theatrical companies.    Fo
rates and particulars apply to
G. T. McGregor:
it, i    -,   -    --- -   *-*-u...j.jv.t<. muh  i.,t; 1UCU-  I   • i j-- — *.*,  vjj. Kij.o uj/iiuuiB,  I lilOVIl."     I
titled  with absolute certaintv bv +>,«*    °Ut    iey havc nou' already begun to [c^n
matrices  lrom  yyhtch XhTy l^e   ^! | 2'^.^ay in turn to the prunes, f if^^L0^^'.150-
tract'ed, •        „ '      '    "
In modern times y*r.d antico marble
has omy been obtainable by the destruction of some aneient vv0rk, nndathaR
naturally, commanded extraordinary •
.high prices.   As a eonw-i-enc" a num I
oer of ordinary modern' gi'c-ens of Greet-
Jrench,   Italian   and Aratricn„ 0riffi„   /' "Y" " ^^      - - 	
have been described and cold as? verd        I 2'urrj',DS" t0 aud fro bearing- traps
antique marble,   ttp one. however! who         ,     ?X?' whi,e Ion8- rows of women
is really acquainted with the distinct-ve   fnu  cluldren -H. busily, pce.ing pota-
enaracter of ihe genuine material could   :£eS and carrots> ^*ich, together with
be deceived by fhese interior marbles     *—-.-.
L*avo Or<lers at   Loud or  Oitlco.
1UOVIK
in turn to the prunes.
Oh approaching a drier it does not
take one long to decide whether fruit
or vegetables are being prepared, for
in   the   latter case   a    pungent" odor
rushes   out   to stingvbne's   eyes    and	
crawl uncomfortably up one's nostrihs I CHAS      P      O A MPT?PT T
~-or tne trail of onions is over the land  j     -***•*•    Jr'    ^^mjflSlhLtlj,
Uithin a lively scene is presented.   Men
Patent  medicines,  toilet',
articles, .office stationery
andrschool  supplies. ...
Lendlvg LiDiURY..If you warn alx»k
aak for it and it will be  procured ;V
you without delay.
1 IT PAYS TO »KAL With
HOPE & BEATTIE.
Chemists and Dmikrhi..
moyie. U. C
thessahan green is easily dib-rfnguished
irom any other green marble by the fol-
-OM-mg characieristics:     It is'a "brrc-
e>a    of angular /ragments of light aud
dark green, with pure statuary white
the whole being cemented together v. ith'
a orjghter green, while the snow-white
patches usually have their edges tinted
°fl with a delicate fibrous green, radiating to the center of the white.   The ee-
mentmg material is also of the same
fibrous character.
OLEOMARGARINE.
Former Disposition, o* the Pat Scrap,
ingrs from Par.
Sere » an eoho from the davs when
H to not. reckoned unlawful to se
oleomargarine as buttfrr;
"Not  mel»'anBwBred  Jonea.    -I'llL^^J^ tore «« some profit. I ^ "^ssa^trnmen^l^^
iy ior the supper fl„t." I !«^rt lS?^O,0Ur^"tepp0d'   thC Te^tabIes «'•» *° _mM_lnd to
 _. ,. .      - M^:*5ttV6*a»fl'^wyeflrsniro,,»6ald   prevent deaav. o-t ana to
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uotsivhettiveha&ta/»w"veflr«nIro •'Lm
. *»«.,.,. -v ,„,„«,».      *%$&»* t^y-' S&-£"
t   .- ™  - . ^--'>->pti,t]>o ft*od a Iriflc rc-'Teifnl   na
Intense suAenng  Wu3   endured    bv   he eontimied;    "There Kas\uv&v~!
Witness T.  L.  Martin:  of  Dixie,   Ky.,   Tf^ mar,k?t tWh for every partible of
before he gave this evidence-   •"'!   ecu-   skfn-wf ^'^'fi f-?A the Cerent
ghed ev^y night Ubtii my throat   was   |^e^^^£%«-
oearly   raw; ^ then    tried   Br.   King's   ^y would  send' w^ons   up to" fay
3STew   Discovery   which   gave  infltant   ■Eace*irfr3*.dai"and<Mi,ry awav several
relief.    I have used  it in   my  family \ h^tTZ^ ,tW f*« ^ ^ewe which
brfour^.ua   „_»»_*   ,,   _,   S f $ S °l^t^
the greatest remedy foi- Coughs   Colds ( a]} -Jd-Vds' ™ nnitnnl§ contributed     ft
and'  all   Throat,   Chest    and    Lung! S??^;^0. ^ >*"r«.'   But ih'nfc i,
trouble,     It   will    foP    the    ^orSt | ^^ S^Soa^r^^ ^^
not   only   prevents   but | n*se h*fc b%..x dead.   C„je li] «;
*unk an* op^-kun K^ai, you £o5
the onions, form at present the staple
product.    When boxes of potatoes or
carrots are filled, they are poured into
a large hopper, and from there fed to a
machine  with  rotating   knife-blade-*
winch cuts them up in-o small-sllves
a  quarter of an inch thick.   The further process, which ihe potatoes undergo is simple,  and-for carrots and the
other minor vegetables it is practically
the same. . J
After being  sliced the   tubers    are
slightly sulphured in a chamber built
™7\°i ll7V(i great domination
nau*t be used- for, if they are sulphured
too much, the potatoes WJU taste of
the fumes; if too little, they will not
contain enough antiseptic property,
and oactena attracted by the starch will
develop, Moreover, a little sulphuring
if- necussary to presen-e the color of
th(«   r-»AtaVilSi,   ^_  j        ... V CA
Undertaking and  cm'balmihg
a specialty.    Graduate of  the
champion     college    of    the
United States.    I am preparing to do all  in   this  line  of
business." Successor, to Magga
*t  Hughes.     Telegraph'and
mail orders properly attended
to.    Main office
Oranbrook,
E. C.
:ort SteeMercantfle
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CEYLON   TEA
cough,  nnd
nbsolutley cures consumption. Price
COc and .4.1.0-) Every bottle guniu-
tced. Trial bottlcj free at Hope &.
Benttie's Drug Store.
o long as it. w-ns calJKl bmk bht  ;
<ho dwlern  or- cA)\^i to come onfc
franikly with n desenpiion of its real
charaeter, their customers object."-
v".1-.,-
Prices &iveii:
and   Orders
Taken on
Every tHing-
in tne Printing
Bine $£ the
The Famine In  India;-'
In an article On theV'Famine in Jn-
, o    Yf the Kc'*'th American -Review,
.bw Iijdwm Arnold states' that 115 000 -
I 000 of people in that vast country depend on' the ..rainfall upon 126,500,000
acres which falls upon the whole during two seasons in the year.   If it fails,
there ig a failure, of crops over the entire area.   In this country no drought
covers  the entire country;    there ! .it
does.   Equally,interesting to us is the
,-turther : statement that all th& good
ground has Ixien .taken up in-Indiana
tact which should silence the fears of
-wheat    growers that India-has many
millions of uncultivated: wheat-lands'
-besides, the customs of the people prevent larger and better cultivation.   Thp
farmer ,,?es a pointed stick as a plows
S/Mt.i   '" fnof^tors WM -yfirs ago,
Siy ,|.^,^^'^'^-J-nd,Isca,nbe.
-"<«,....   ,.il...,.ni.r.,f. .  ,.,„,f    -;-;--fc-.bit;^;     fa,     ^jjj
ii'i.fi(?   tl,',,1
Sld'tv-moving ctitflA,
prevent decay,
After ih.s process the ootatfOse a*»
ao. spread out in tbeaunrfcutputln^
au  evaporator.    The latter looks Hke
n T7 m Grr!S Trhuel> and is "closed it
a sort of bnek oven with glass windows.
^ J thin this it revolves close to hot-air
Pipes for a few hours. When the mois-
■luie is sufficiently evaporated the cars
oi the wheel are emptied through the
advTo' ^ th6ir C°ntent£ are no.v
toad} for shipment in sacks.
JUien this stage is reached the sliced
potato*-* resemble dry   chips,   and  it
;,S1X or serc" P^ads of the fresh I
. to make one pound of the dried.
j     -By their pungency onione posses*, the
| Power of warding oil' bacteria, and are!
therefore,   only   slightly sulphured to
Preserve theircolor. They arenext evap-
<""■"•'<-''-! until oniM-hirdof themuisture*?
"'Polled, and   then placed  in  trays in
the sun, just as is done with fruit.   The
trying process shrivels  the onions so
-much that iftakes 20 oarts of the fresh
to _make, one of the dried.   While, the
onions are being cut up   the! moisture
coming from them is very disagreeable
ancliard on the eyes, of the employes
^Y. hen carrots are evaporated it takes
about nme parts of them to make one
«If ?ar|^   Perhap9 the dr^in-?'Process
used m the case, of both carrots and
potatoes, might be improved upon- were
seam employed.    J3y. using, the latter
■the starch in the potatoes would be part-
ly cooked and sterilized, and after this
•he  tubers, could,  be evaporated  in  a '
chamber similar to the one above described;   In this way the potatoes could
ne nil of -sulphur,  well dried and yet
capable of being quickly soaked, and
there would be,no chance for bacteria
to develop, " ■'    .-
Other vegetables than these mentioned are at present in',proce-** of de-
yelopment; but so far the industry has
]ir?■ fd ypO' Profitable, as'evinced by
t-he iniitbascp.- demand for dried veir>e
Flavour is Delicious. Absolutely Pure,
CAN UE HAD FROM
Mail drdcra given ihtiiiljii Ait^fiU'JiJ,
Oraiibrooic,   _   K«,rl sibolo    --
UKIONBABBEKSHOP
AND BATH BOOMS:
B-eid, Oampbell Ss OoM
■    MOYIE, B. C.
1 '  ' ^^^i^^r,i^~_________w^^^
CANADIAN PACIFIC
•RAILWAY
AND SOO—PACIFIC LINE.
EAST at|.d. WETS
To all points.    Gives   the only  direct
service from the
KOOTENAY      00IJNTRy|^o~
Through   ilrst   class   sleeper   daily   ^lKOmZB
o and from Kootenay Landing. Totii^
fi,aU- FV-UU^- ^.Montreal  and
Lo^feundayeandWednesdayafcji
."'. v-',. " -.daily' train
EAST     ' ■'    ■'    '.:'  •'  ,
12:0llveY.. MOYIEi.;.... 1 ve. 10^
tri-week
We carry complete lines of
.    Men's   Purnish-
.    ings, Boots and
Shoes, Groceries
and Liquors. ,
Vou  will /Jnd a full atocHt
General     Hardware
A.Vry GENERAL  BUri'UK.*,,
Jusf received  a  carload of Wind,mB
and   Uoors.     The  doors  arc
cedar and best grade.
A Call iSoliciteJ,
TIA-SHOV I.V COXjNKCTIO.V.
Moyie, B. C.
J3K
Air,
T. ». COI/LIXS, J>,or..
MOYIE, B. 0,
WHITE XABOK     *
By Se'ndiiiB Your Woik To tlie
c,auy m the ruining regions.-
. Connection tri-weekly at Macleod
for Calgary and Edmonton, and Xv
^Medicine Hat for all poh tl _\"&
, Connection.daily at Kootenay W*
mg for all points in West Kooton y,
tor P,    ra       B6unda^   cliatricls; and
THROUGH TICKETS ISSUED and
BAGGAGE CHECKED"TO
'DESTINATION'..' "
Clie'ap Rates to" tlie. Old Country.
Al-Ply lo* Rates, Ma,*-, time c«„lS| Tickets and
I'all Information to -Nearest LooU
Agent, or    - ■      ,
I. it. Mansfield, Agent,- Moyie.
W. I'. ANDERSON, 7K. J.COYiLii,
T. P; A. Nolsou.       A. G. P. A., Vaucover
PHILIP CONRAD, Pnor>.'
GOOD WORK.
Obristmas ;'is Yoming;     Gel
eaoh.   Saturday.     FhJi;^,
" Pictures- taken'aL   the   mS
°Tr..at   yo»r   room'   or £„
; Leave- your 0*r,     , '        '
No time to-delay       at °nc(i-
Prest &gCo.,
Official Watch Repairer for  C. P. R
Cranbrook, B. C.
BOOTS    AKD    skOES
Repaired and Mads to Order.
B, A. SMITH; :  v Moyie.
NfiXT bp.b'.K KOB&ih&shifh SHO!-.
toEiUL   ACT   189(5.
,'.■"'"  (form~f.\ .'
UBKTtl. rCATB' OF  IMPROVEMENT/*'
:. /.: Noxioi-:.'
VlPv/   ?fc1,,.,!,eltl''J«»icson»'  Tnule ilolWr.Vuk.'
Fi'i'ih U'T10re;    Dl,,,°   Motion,   St.    .roll.f
«;;(io11cn,l',B1,licr   Frii'ctloV." nw.l   Hdl-
hi*    r   ^r,l0,i011   ^^ AAidm,; ornate in
Koofeimy nistrict.
,,VA
0;;' tlie   Kii.st  side o/ .M
'.oylo
cr.,,,,^, «„,..--;0"^,'.x
olographersV
Where located;
Lake.
!«.. vY ./'"fi0110 'CouKolidfttcl Min'HV,r Com
' < sV -'n "'''I Kr0C MiU0,"M "rtfttcato .No.
u „„ i' f fUi Kixty <Tnys-/rom-llie Cafe Yrcol
to api.l;y to the Mining RoeoVrter for a Certlll*
C.Uc of nnpro'veineuts for (lie purpose of oWnii.-
l'//* iiorowii Clmntoftl.o'n'Lbvo clriiif,,.
w,'- /!!5t,,Cr tnkt-- »<)tlpc tlmt n'clfoi., mitior
Joaio,, „,f ,„nst b0 qpih^cn.6(!-, ):-cfor0 tJie is.
-nance of such Certificate oMmprbvemeiK.s-.
Dated tins, i2th day 0/ February, A. d. WOO.'
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