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 ���c-t' '������-  -3- / -  -x/M  [aA^JI.  ERY.  K$    'P1_ J$l   IS    <�����  i I [  __I___j  : VO��. 2, NO. 3.  MGY1E, ��� B., Ci,' MAY G,1899.  A YEAR  iv,  BEEB L  S&?^*��!f."^^^^5K^^^^:a^?^^*^-**��^^^^^r-*to^��S��i^*j^ ���  ���-^^���^h.' "*i-"^i.*,i,**��,^i:i.,,��ts.*>s<t!i.1 V*1*>��"i'>ti*>s^.-'*Pi">i^>><��...>��>->(*..'*S:.^,x,A  B,C  y(B77>  -WY^..  #"SN/IDEAIi TOWNSITE For Business and ��  ���m.^7>  *jY* ,-.,. f'. I'.'  IE. 11111(11 REPORT  rs  n  Le  Pleasure; as a Residential Locality  Unequalled. ,  Situated ou .Moyie Lake. Excpllent  Fish-  ing, Boating, Bathing   and "Shooting. . .  BACKED BY PAY-'ROLLS  mui.' ii-ugcnG, Laks dfioro,.  ,-;#V      ."���''-. '       .  ' '^lV "��� M[nos all within au hour's walk.   Good water  h-flwr'i *     suPP-y-, Exceptional drain ago facilities. Has"'  I i't^TO/*''*/';,- tlie best'prospects.  C, -    SK-rff-Ji'r:.' -  ;��^y ' - ���  ,   ���  iM7<l  ' fcThe Busiest and Most Talked of Town in  lAflkim  1 iM'707  EAST KOOTENAY.  SE  ytf*  ,-";_- ;:',  ^-y^  G. CAMPBELL, Moyie City,   B. C.  It IS Now Before  the  Mining* Public.  IT IS COMPLETE "AND AUTHENTIC  .Sout'h   East  iiooleiiay   Is   Given  Special  Attention���.Moyie I>;ike Klines  '      Mentioned.  -^y  i".lA> \��*&_^_^_��'-_^'-*^^-^'^''&'^'^'^'^.^'^.^.Ji!'.  "j~.j!4~.J&' J^'^l  -y rffcA-V '^���^^���>��k',^'-^^*"^*>^-'^*'^^*x^-:^>^.-^'*^;^^;^ ^J?^?^^*  '-p^-'f^sA *vr-v*' ^" a;--, wif- zvTip. ajj'-z^ -z^r/^zj}S-7^*r z^rs-jsrz^-T^r ^s~^r z>--2��-/-  Hr,---;.-���::;-/, ��� , ,    . J  The, only  house   in   East  -Kootenay  heated throughout with holair.   .  -      '     , -���  First class in' every   respect.    Special.  rates to boarders.    Good sample  room  for'commercial men.  European plan.    Open day and night.  ���J.  I  %  SrHATjTj .Vr^nrUSGIlAVlS.   .'rops.  it.  i  CRANBROOK  B. 0,  -    -     ��  . ? sflV^i-*  E.rTtt.SJ-P'  -��tjf��'-iASl'.  OK3ATJLX1EK & CO,, 1'roj.is.  C.  The House,]'-; ^Equipped in First Clas? Style  Throughout. Large -intl Commodious Dining  Room. Host Hmnds of' Wines, Liquors and  Cigar-: can he hml at the Bar.  JR  /--,e  K'Miii Headquarters for Commencia! and IVHninq Men  '   AkZifiV?���  AVENUE,  .., ^' Kjcr.-xPijer. jr. ^f. _4~.  -^r^^x^^K^^SS-^a^C?****^^^**^-*^*^^^^^***^^' -uei-^i-SalV^  Tho annual report of   the -niirristor  of mines, conipilcd by  Wm.   F. Robertson,   Provincial    mineralogist,  has,  been received at  this  office.    It  contains J2.'j0 pages of matter .relative   lo  tlie mineral sections of   tho  Province,  besides numerous  half   lono  illustra-,  tions of places and  things  of interest  in that area.    Mr. Robertson  lias  exercised great care in compiling his  report and has spared no pains  in making   it both   accurate   and   reliable.  The  mines of East- Kootenay    have  been given . greater  prominence   than  in any previous report.    We  herewith  publish a portion of the report.dealing  with the mines on Moyie lakes :  ,    . MOYIE LAKES.  The Moyie lakes are a widening of  the Moyie river, some IS miles south  of Cranbrook, lying between two .lines  of low. mountains sloping up at an  angle of about 25* degrees from the  water'.-* edge. The Crow's Neat Pass  Branch railway skirts .the eastern  shore'of-the ]akes,"arid is uow in operation. .<  Tho town ��� of Moyie ;$ .situated on  the eastern shore of the most south-  erh' of (he two lakes, and i*j already a  ilonrishins little town with five'hotels,  nearly as man}' stores, and a number  of-private houses.  Thc coun'tiyrock is composed of  erevish slates aud shales, with beds  of quartzite dipping nt an angle of  about lo degrees to thc east info the  hill, k On tlie mountain, just above  the town of Moyie, a number of locations have. been made, and here is  situated the St. Eugene mine, while I  ���>ero*-cs the lake the Aurora group has J  been located.  Starting at   a, point,   on    the   lake  i shore near Movie, one or  more lodtrres  MAMMOTH   RETAIL   EMPORIUM.  HARDWARE,  GR/OCEPoIES,  PRODUCE.  ^.s^z. s&z. jfi_ri*z_riV iOz-sCzjrfz-.-rf' rCz-rf? z��? ���&��� si-Z-stt  *J  3  ALL  KIXDStOF  ��� done' ��� -  '  TIN ROOFING A' SPECIALTY.  fr   CLOTHING,  Gents' Furnishings,  BOOTS and SHOES  jfisrvj. ^s"zj��-rzys- tpr z^r-^���z^s-z^sr i^~zyrT^rzyi: v-^-z^-.  ���PROPKIETOltS   OF���  STRICTLY FIRST CLASS IN ALL DEPARTMENTS.  Oaf!**.. t7"��o"tc>ria St- .sta^ca. Moyi�� Ave..  3VEO"^XE3   CITY.  on tlie vein,to a depth of 57 feet, m  ore of the width of the shaft all ' the  way, id the level of No. 1 tunnel. No.  1 tunnel, 5 b}' 7 feet, was ,run in on  the lead for a distance of from 175 to  200 ft-et, gaining a depth at the face  of about 150 feet, and seems to have  been in pretty nearly solid ore of the  width of the tunnel for the whole distance, the walls being fairly well defined.    . * '     .  , No. 2 shaft was sunk about 30 feet  to the west from the mouth of No. 1  tunnel, starting trom that level and  sunk on the lead, and it is said to  have,- been in solid ore for a depth of  50 feet,'at which depth tbe solid, ore  cea-:-ed and the vein was only partially  mineralized. The shaft has now been  conut'Ct-Kl through to No. 2 tunnel,  a vertical depth of 120 feet.,.  -No. 2 Tunnel. A cross-cut was  driven about 100 feet, and cut the vein  at a vertical depth of 120 feet below  the No. 1 tunnel. This lead was found  to be only slightly mineralized here,  and uot such as was in the upper  tunnel. From this point the tunnel  w.ts driven on or on the side of the  vein, which continued to show only  slight values   till   a  poiut,  some   dis-  THE ST. EUGENE CONCENTRATOR  or   ilyjces,     heavily     mineralized'1   in j tailC(3 to the east of No.   2  shaft,   and  places with   galena, cut   the   slate-,  of ! *lbout 4���� feet in, was  reached,  where  MOVIE city, j?. a.  J  *7-  <i*  S. A. SCOTT, Prop.  This hotcl'is^now open to- the public, and is .well furnished throughout; None but the; best brands of wines,  liquors and cigars kept in stock.       Y       .        .-������'.  t  h  'PlMfiT CLASS ACCOMMOD    TIONS.  t   .        J"- t ���  -MOYIE;CIY, B.   .0  Wy  the hill in an E. and-W. (mag.) direction, with a dip to the S. of some  70 ilegiC'es/and art! traceable from the  short; of tho lake over thc summit of  the mountain to the east. Upon the  main lead are located the Lake Shore,  Movie, Queen   of   tho   Hills,   Loietta  *,  * o  Fraction, Peter,   Rose * Fraction   and '  1 f V  St. Eugene, roachi-ns; to the summit.  Ovvr the summit a number other locations havo been made, but, little ha-*  been done on them beyond proving  the continuation of the same mineralized lead.  On tbe west side of the lake and al-  j niobl in a line with the claims mentioned, .a   number  of   locations   have  i' likewise been made on what is supposed   to  bo  a   continuation   of   this  J load, Tlie identity has yet to be  provau, although thorc is considerable  evidence in support of the theory.  .ST.   I'jt/'UEXE  CiKOleT.  Consisting ol" thc St. Eugene aud  Peter mineral ch'.ims, 'arid the Rose  and Loretta fractions, all Qrowu  granted* (1S07) in the names of J.  Cronin and J.; A. Finch, who havo  also a, mill site on the'lake front, close  to the railway: -,The.' ��� property', is  under the management of J'. Cronin,  who,.at. the time of my visit in the  early part el" June, was -.-mploying  about .12 or 1-J.' men in development  work.'   On the surface,   the   lead   had  . -���   ���   G.  'CAMPplSLZ;   A. T. C.LAUK.  .Mris Hofcelis.-New' and well Furnished.'':The  is   Tables a:re Supplied with the Best-' the  Market affords. The Bar .is .Filled with  the Best Brands of Liquors and C%ar&.-  HEADQUARTERS' FOR ���VMl$timiAli  ami* mtnino mmc'.  Bioru, city,        -       -   .    -       -��� . -       imitigxt ixriAriiiiiA.:  5{��? I beeir traced   by   various  openings  for  \l>  At/  \ft  il?  \)/  \f/  ,\i;  iv  -��>  /tv  to  .to  pretty well the entire length, of the  properties, proving its continuity. The  underground development has, however, been so extensive und -j!u-,eessful  that'the surt'aco indications are' not of  snob'folativo importance. I shall not  notice them 'further tii'au   to -.Say  that  v,y  the solid ore was again struck. After  striking the' ore the work had been  continued some 250 feet, at the time  I s-aw it in Juno, and had carried ore  for the width of the tunnel all the way  in to thi face. In this tunnel a couple of small igneous dykes have cut  across the lead, but do not appear to  have been accompanied by faulting  to any extent. At the time of my  visit thero was a dyke cutting across  the face which had not yet been cut  through," but from past experiences  and surface indications was not creating any excitement in the minds o{  tho management.  Prom   ihe    development   made    it  would appear   that   theie    is   an   ore  chute   outcropping    on    the    surface  from No, 2 *-bafl for a distance of  GOO  fcL-t to the east,- so f.tr as   yet  known ;  and lhat such ore chute has a  dip   of  about  'lo  degrees   to  the  east���i.  e.,  into the  hill.    This  ore  chute has   a  width, of  from   3   (o   G   feet,  safely  averaged at -1 feet,  and   while  it contains a considerable percentage of absolutely solid galena, it is partly made  up of ore that shouULbe concentrated.  The best class of ore is  Stated  by  the.  management to assay 70 per cent lead  and about 50 o'tlncee  of silver   to  the  tori.,.' '  Tlie surface openings -jhow up two  other leads of similar character, "with  from G to 2*1 inches of galena, which  may be parallel leads or , only spurs  froni the main lead;! sufficient work  not having been done on them to determine wioh.  Since my visit I ani informed that  a wagon road has been'.built from the  mine.to Moyie; arid that shipments of  first class ore will be 'ra'a'dc M1*3' year';  Should   development continue  satis-  Active   Operations  -ivJIl   JJe  Commoncetl  Without Delay.  �� -All doubt is now removed regarding the.-, building of the St. .Eugene  concentrator, flume and tramway.  James Cronin,' manager and part  owner of the mine, returned from  Spokane last evening. When --seen  this morning by a representative of-the  .���"���*-",  Leader he said that the work would  go right along without delay. That  the contract for building the tramway-  had already been  let,  and , that. work  on tho concentrator and flume   would  .- ,        i  . i  begin as   soon  as  possible.    Thei site  for the concentrator is   being  cleared,  and several sawmill firms are  figuring  on the furnishing 'of  the   lumber  for  the building, -which   will  amount   to  some 300,000 feet.    The  concentrator  will have a. capacity  of   from   100 to  150 tons per day.    The  working force  at the mine   will   be increased   to  25  men for the  present, and   perhaps  50  will be a conservative estimate of   the  number of men that wi-i be  employed  on the other works  of   the   company,  making 75  in  all.    xVs   soon    as  the,  road between the mine and the siding  is free   from   snow   the   hauling from  the mine and shipments of ore will bp  resumed, and will continue until   the  mill   and    tramway   are, in   running  order.   ���  Nearly a half carload of supplies for  the mine, consisting of candles, steel,  shovles, picks, grind stones and two  bellows came in on last evening's  train and were unloaded.  Thc absolute certainty of this work  going ahead will have a stimulating  effect on Moyie. and is an assurance  of the town going steadily ahead this  summer. '  Ijftku Shove Hotel Lcnsod.  Yesterday Messrs. Clayton, Lindsay  and Manuel   leased    to   Jas.   N.   Mc-  Cracken the Lake  Shore   hotel   for   a  t.  period of one year. The hotel will be  thoroughly renovated and remodeled.  New paper will be put on, a brick  chiney built, and various other needed  improvements will be made. Mr.  McCracken has had a wide experience  in the hotel business, and will conduct a house which will not only be  a paying preposition for himself but a  credit to the town.'  *����-^$3**��*��3&.*3&S��^  at various points above .the pferfie.ri'C j.factory, a cbricerifratoYwill bo erected  uppc/ tunnel,' for a 'distance of CO-iD'j 6n th'ul'ak'�� shore tititl connected with'  f6et;^l'eart ,  tfalerW,1 6re,':%,l'ty'6'.i;;' _'<?!?$! A'*'-? been' iVh'-Y - ���^-?���^:''r-^,1^/^0V?1^t^P"',*^��� report, on  AAs-f>.*,*W ,-,'/.*��� ,<y;vrrV Y --s-Y . ^n'^'s Y * r7 ^oi'6 dM frq!een of ,' tho- Hills;  ,_       r. ,.-,. i .       '-LaL-Ie   onore,-    tind    Auror.a    miherai  Painting, Paper-  hangiiig'y Kalsb-  minihg-,- etc,yetc;  Kstlintite.-l Fui-nislioa. ��� TiitiXlic'. B'.' C  LOC/VL .NEWS.-  how. ?, to f< ico'S.  Dc-vM'siopul'ont.  claims will be published in the L'.i-.:amiu  ���I-ohaft was sunk (next week.  Scott AtotTel! ia in   'owii;  -.Mrs. jShUin^i   li rStopjBrlrJg  .!*~ai]/l!fraaii iioiise.  Joe Xk-'in'ctf returnfed   from  brook Thursday morning.  Hi  m  Cran-  McMahon Bros, received a ' large  stock of groceries this  week.   -  Chas. Kauffman is having a verandah'built ou the front of his hotel.  The Lake Shore mine shipped another carload of ore this morning.  C. J. Clayton aud Al Manuel were  up from Nelson this week.  , S, A. jBiglow,, the Creston   sawmill  man, was in Moyie this week.  ,  o t  T. G. Beatley, a Winnipeg - drummer, was in town several days.  A. Stevenson aud wife0 have moved  into their new . home ou Victoria  street.  S. W. Murphy has purchased a lot  in the south end of town and is building a cqriifortable dwelling.  The "Peter and Paul" combination  are laying tho foundation for a good  sized building in the Lake Shore addition.  Eoremau J. McGuire and his men  are doing excellent work on the road-  -bed of the railway in the vicinity of  Moyie,    '  L. M. Adams, brother of Prentice  Adams, the manager of M. Mclnncs  ct Co.'s meat market) is here on a  visit from Cranbrook.  After May 10th the dining room of  Central hotel will be under the management of Lewis Gurry, and will  then' be conducted on the short order  plan.  .1. C. Drewe'ry, a Rossland mining  man, and Chas. Estmere, the Kim-  berley townsite agent, were in Moyi*,  this week inspecting some of the  mines.  Yick Desaulnier, of the Central, accompanied by his nephew, Eddie  Desaulnier, returned from a visit to  Spokane.and the Cceur d'Alene country Monday evening,  Seryices were held at the school  house last Sunday afternoon by Mr.  Tanner; the Ph-sbyterian minister.  This was Mr. Tanner's iirst appearance before a Moyio congregation.  Street clearing is now in order and  the many unsightly stumps on the  principal thoroughfares are being removed. This makes a wondbrful improvement in.the appearance uf tho  town..     ���'.-'''������'    . ���  '  '' Y  A house, 2-1x36 in, size, is being  built near tlie foot of tlie hill in tlie  north end of 7 town. It will have,  crimson 'curtains and a piano, and  will be occ ttpied by some ladies of the  free and easy type.  L. G. Henderson- of.the  Ii enderson  Publishing Co., of'Victoria^  has    been  traveling through the   East  Kootenay.-  district preparing   matter for   the  B.  C. Gazetteer and Directory of  Mining .  Companies;.to appear this summer.  Lewis Marks, the hustling representative of the Hamilton Povvder Go.,'  Victoria; tvas in Moyie th'is week;  The'increasing activity in' iiiining iri  ibis sectiofi ii m)iti<_ Hiitbti  to  the   ���  _. Jl&#. 'Ifori*! vizy S.i^Bar silver  O'LJ bents. Lead; iirrn, JJ.-1.37--V��� bid/  4.-121 asked. The brokers' price, .W  U.IS.  �����-!  l!  ���'a  ^m^^^^^r^^^^^^^^m^f^^^^m^Wi  i ^*fi- '•ftt
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.     CHAPTER   TIL
FOOTPRINTS IX THE SXOW.
The town of Lee,, N.II.,  though covering  a large  territory,  is so  sparsely
settled   that  one   might    almost     ride
through   it   without   meeting1   a   lialf-
noren   persons.       Indeed,   it   covers   so
much trround that the various sections
>   where there are clustered together any
considerable    number     of  houses    all
9,bear different name.**, as Lee- Hill,  Lee
Hook, Lee, or Leo Depot, as it is more
•!-oi'nino'il.v knowm. because of the railroad station, and-lastly AVndley's Falls.
Wadley's  Falls  i.s  the sour hern most
and most populous section of thc- town.
It, is in  the Immediate- vicinity of the
low'falls in the Lamprey river, which
i tins , through   the   place.      This  river,
though at   times  so shallow  that   one
might    wade   across   tn   many   places,
turns   numerous    mills    in   its   course.
Unth river and falls play an important
pari  in this history.
A good road leads from the depot at
Lee. anil with a few t*asy turns winds
its way uphill, passing- tho farm,and
homesteads of tho Lewises, and on a
mile further, where the river i.s crossed
hy a bridge. Beyond one finds the
Wadley's Falls' post-office and the saloon. , The bridge, being of some interest to us. must receive a, moment's
description. To-day' there is a neat
iron structure at this point, but-at the
time of which i write a woode.ii ramshackle affair did duty for man and
horse. It was situated about fifty feet
to the south of the falls, and where
the river winds under it many a huge
boulder projects, making- the rushing
Mi earn the more noisy. Here also to
the north is a dam, and over on the
east bank stands an old ruin, whicli
is still in use as a  sawmill.-
The Lewis farm i.s bounded on the
east by ihe Lamprey and on the north
by the ri"*ad. which at this point runs
eastward. After crossing; the bridge it
turns to the south, following a somewhat parallel course with the river, so
that did one choose he could leave the
read on the south side of the .bridge,
and by crossing a narrow stia'p of land
and the .river be upon the Lewis farm,
which   covers  over  200 acres.
That you may well understand the
deduction.*- which the detectives reached from the study of the grounds, it
will be best for you to follow closely
a description- of the place with the
assistance of the accompanying map :
' AA—Gates. P.—-Paved walk. CCC—Pl-
az;as. D—Hall. JO—Parlour. F—Virginia's room. O—Library. II—Lewis'
room. . 1—Dining-room. K—Kitchen. L
—Boat-landing. MN—Two parts of :um-
raer-house. O—Window through which
a shot was supposed to have boon tired.
PPP—Chimneys with ilruplace opening*!.
K—Maple tree. SSS—Closets. The plan
of the house, as here given, i.s out of
prorioriion to surrounding grounds, but
is enlarged that it may be more read iiv
understood. The footprints found by the
detectives are represented by the dotted
linos, and are numbered as" Mr. Barnes
numbered them. Tho arrows show the
ttii ec-tion.
-V beautiful grassy lav. n is separated
from the road by a. neat paling fence,
in which there are two gates, one opposite ttie main entrance to the dwelling and the other opening into the
grounds, about a couple of rods to the
east (AA). Passing thrnug-h the first
of thes/? a brick path (13) leads the
visitor to a piazza (C), three steps
above the ground and extending tho
full width of the build ins-. Knlerincf,
.-ne finds himself in a spacious hall
(D), which on the first floor divides
the house in thc centre, doors leading
Into the rooms on either side and into
one   at   the  farther   end.
To the west is the libraiy (('.), back
iz-t that Lewis' bedroom (H)'and beyond, again, th.- kitchen (K). On the
tast side and facing the lawn and river i.s the parlour <.£:,, wherein the
corpse w as discovered, then Virginia's apartment (F) and the dining-
room {1), which is as wide as tht.* parlour and hall.
lt willI be.;een by consulting the plan
that Virginia's room communicates
with parlour, hall, and dining-room,
which latter has a door leading on to a
small piazza, and thus i.s approached
readily from the lawn. PPP repre-
st nt chimneys, each serving ior two
rooms, and O is the window looking
toward the .summer-house (JIN) alluded
to by Bun-uw-Si, and through wliich he
thought  the fatal shot had   been  fired.
'Hie various dotted lines ivnresent
the differenr tracks or footprints in the
new-fallen snow, but further allusion
will be made to these later, as this diagram is a facsimile of thc* one made
by Mr. Barnes and used by him in his
study of the case.
Jt will be remembered that just heft-re leaving the parlour Mr. Barnes
stood for a moment looking from the
window'. While there he noticed tho
piazza with which the dining-room
communicated, and he deemed this a
suitable way to get out on the lawn,
-so when in. the hall he looked for a
way to reach the room into which he
judged that the door on the piazza
opened. Seeing the door at the end of
the hall, he at once entered the dining-room and went thence out to the
porch.' Before descending the steps he
stood a moment and looked about, him,
Burrows   at   hi.s   side.      At   length   he
"Tom, I think we are in luck, for
hi*r'..* wi; have a fresh fall of snow, and
plaiuiy there have been several peo-
pl.-- about, since i. see footprints In
every   direction.".
" How 'can thoy help us 7    They may ,
haw* been made by tho pervnnis, or"—
" KxaclJy. Tlu-y may have been, but
were they ? That is the (iu.5.*tion, the
solving of which may throw considerable light on this mysterious affair. I
intend to follow, as far as J can.' the
ditferent tracks before us from beginning to end. That will at least show
me the ground iravelled_over by tnos-2
who have been hei e." even though it
tell but littl? of the ooject or personalities of th<2 virmors."
" Well, since you say you will trace
these footprint? from beginning to
end, w-* can commence here, for this
seems to, have been- the point of departure for two people. Sec." Burrows pointed to the, ground before
them. Mr. Barnes stepped down from
the piazza, being cartful not to destroy any of the impressions already
[ in the snow. lie- examined the footprints closely a minute, and then said:
"' As you say, here are two' tracks.
Which would you trace first'?"
" The   smaller,-"   answered   Burrows,
after a  little  consideration.
" Why ?"
" Mainly because it h.-ads to "the summer-house, which is what we intended
to examine wlvm we started nut,
Then, again, 1 noticed that these two
sets of footmarks are very different.
One is so large it must be that of a
man. and equally the other js so tiny
none but a woman's foot could have
made it." '   '.
- And you would follow the woman's
footsteps first, eh '.' What did you say
awhile age about net considering, sex ?
But 'shall 1' tell you' what you are
thinking '!',' ■        o
Burrows looked up eiKiuiringlv. and
Mr.  Barnes proi ceded,  impressively :
" Tom. you are making a groat mistake, one which 1 taimot too much
warn ypu to avoid-mow and all through
life. Vou have 'already, formed your
opinion of this cast-, and unconsciously
perhaps you are ready io fit to your
theory any evidence that turns up."
Burrows attempted to "disclaim any'
such intention, but Mr. Barnes continued :
" L don't ,blame you exactly. Vou
have youth and ambition as your excuse, Hiie.1 I am soirv to say I have
known older .and more experienced
men drop, into the same error. They
are so anxious tu discover a criminal—
a   "'iniiiial;  mark the words."
" But. really, you are mistaken. You
misjudge inc.      i "—
"1   mi   afraid   not.    I   don't   wish   to
stay your .zeal either, but in cases liku
this it is wisest to make haste slowly,
as  tho   proverb 'has   it.       Now   let  me
show you what jou-have done in your
own mind.   First, you find*a hole in a
pane   of   glass,   and   because   you   can
v. cave  enough  evidence   to snow   that
it is of recent origin you conclude that
the fatal shot pass.-d in that   way. The
fact is, all that etldence proves i.s that
a bullet passed through the glass last
night.      Anything  further is  merely a
matter of circumstantial possibility, :ir
perhaps in this ease 1 might go so far
as   to   say  probability.       Second,   you
Tind it  woman who is certainly acting
suspiciously.   . I don't say you actually accuse her,  but you incline to such
a" judgment.      Third,   these  footprints.
Having   in   your   theory   settled   that
the shot came from without and deeming it   possible  that   a  certain   woman
committed   the   crime,   you   would   ex-
arnine the woman's footsteps first, and
if possible prove thereby that tht woman   whom  vou  would  implicate  was
in  the position to tire through the window..      Thus     you   would     sti ciigthen
your theory."
Burrows seemed confused, as though
detected in a mean act. Jn truth, he
was to himself considering the charier?
of discovering the murderer , by his
own individual efforts, thus', if possible, forestalling the,man with whom
he was working. He was therefore
not a little astonished at the accuracy
with which his companion had read
his thoughts.
•' I am afraid you hit the nail on
the head," -said he, "and I am ashamed to be forced to confess it. But
tell me. which of. these trails do you
decide on tracing first "
" The same as you selected, but for
this- reason :—Notice that here ttie direction i.s toward the summer-bouse,
as you just now said, while on this
side the point of the toe shows that
lhat the owner of the foot returned
to her starting point. Unless wc find
another trail leading from the house
we have here prof conclusive that
this party has remained within doors."
" How so ? I don't see that."
"Yet it is simple. Notice that-the
steps away from the house are very
indistinct, while those coming toward
up are, on the contrary, clear and
sharply defined. The woman left this
spot whil.' it \va.s yet snowing, so the
snow tilled un the tracks somewhat.
Wherever she went, and that we shall
finrl out perhaps by following the
trail, she did not start for home, or,
to be accurate, she did not reach here
till the snow had ceased falling, as
the   clear marks- testify."
" Mr. Barnes.,vou are a genius. "Why,
all we have to do is to find out when
the snuw ceased to have the time of
this young woman's promenade."
"Why do you say >oung woman?
You are. smart/-!* than I if you can tell
hei* age* by the?e." pointing at the
ground.
Burrows seemed  a  little abashed  as
he   replied :— ,
"Surely,  since   you  proved   tint   tbe
covered to be divided into two j<aii.'. |
It seemed that the unknown person J
whose movements they were, tracing j
had entered the southern half. I
"This was a place of ir,t eting," said j
Mr. Barnes.  " for notice that still  another set  of steps leads here,   evidently a man's, judging from the size."
*' Then  you   think   the  woman   carne
here to meet some man ?"
"Yes. and, furthermore, the man ar-
iived   jir?t,   for   his   footprints.' 'or   at
least those leading in, are more obliterated   by   the  falling   snow   that   archers.      Similarly,    arguing    from   iiv
impressions which they left for our examination,   it   is    evident    that    they
separated here, for the woman plainly
walked off toward the  river,  whereas j
the man returned, as he had  entered, j
ihiough   the little  gate-  yonder."
'' Mr. Barnes, as there seem to be
so many sets of impressions, would it
not be well to make a drawing of tbe
grounds, and the general direction of
the tracks, for convenience as well as
11-ft? re nee V"
"A good suggestion. We. will act !
upon it at once. But wait here a mo- f
m,cnt. There is a man going along th-* I
load.
I will question him about last  j shrewd  guess.   But
gone.     ,This .she would   naturally Have
done  to avoid   detect Ion.    but   1    have
stronger  proof   In   the   fact   that   near
ihe gate J find an imprint from the foot
of the man, and across it i.s one of the
woman.       The   latter   is   plainer   than
ihe  first,   and   was  consequently   made
last.      By plainer 1 mean that the outline of the sole is easily traced acioss
the iarger footprint,  wliich  it  obliterates   where  the  two  cross.      There  is
another thing worth noting.     C>b?erve
that   this, woman   went    almost    in  a
straight -line   from   the   gate   into   the
summer-house,   ln departing she carae
out in a straight line toward the house
and then turned and went to the gate.
Just   where   this     turn    occurred    she
stopped  for, a   moment."
" Why, you seem to discern  a great
deal.      How do you deduce that ?"
" Very easily and almost certainly.
If one walks or runs, the footprints
must be single and about equidistant.
At the joint where 1 say that she stopped 1 find two imprints nearly side by
side. So she stopped, but why ?"
" Can you also tel! that '.'" , i
': 1   think  t*.at i   could   make
shot, at    the
" That    wc
shown   ycni
case,   en-ling
di-ij-    iilso V" j
must find cut. I have,
the piob.il.ility -if th-,
with   th'*   idea   that   both!
woman  i.s still  within  the  ho-jse,  w ho
el*e  can  it be  but Miss Lewis '!"
" Her maid, perhaps," said Mr.
Barnes, with some curtness Of all
things, he abjured (onch **i.*nH which
were too hastily and therefore illogi-
eally  drawn.
"Come," he continued; " we will follow this trail as far as thc summer-
ho.jsc."
ll<i started, his head bent and hi.s
o;\es fixed scrutinizingly on the snow.
Burrows   followed    in   silence,     feeling-
night's snow." Mr. Barnes hurried
over to the fence, where he found the
man awaiting him, having been attracted  by a call  from  Burrows.
" Good morning, friend.     Do you live
about here ?"
" Yes, jest over the bridge-."
"Then perhaps you can toll me
about what hour it' stopped snowing
last evening. It may s.cem a trifle
to stop yen about,- but I have a good
reason for inquiring, and hope you
won't mind my troubling you."
"No trouble 'tall, not the least in
the world. Le'i'ne see, 1 don't know as
I kin rtell you forsartin. 'cause 1 Went
ter bed airlv last night. .But stop
a minute. Come ter think, 1 kin find
out purty nigh an' kin give you some
notion   myself."
"1 shall be much indebted, and
hope vou can fix the time as near as
l-Of-sible."
" Well, as  I said  before,  I went ter
■bed airly—seven o'clock, in fact. 'Twas
snowin' hard then.'an' 1 "lowed 'twould
keep up all night.     1 slept purty sound,
but   was   waked   up, by   the  noise, my
girls made cumin'   in from a  visit' ter
a.  neighbour's.      You   know     how   'ti*-
when  a  man's woke up.,    He's   kinder
crusty   an',   more   'an   all,     can't     toil
whether   he's   slept   ten   hours   or   ten
mmutes.      So,   as ..the   girls   went   by
my   door,   I   growled   out,   ,!. A'in't   you
purty  late; gittin'  home'."     'No.  pop;
it's   just   nine   o'clock,'   come   the   answer.     Seem"   as   how I   had   a   good
night's  rest   before  me,  I   felt a  leetU*
mite nlcasanter.   an'  in  a'   easier  tm-.-
1   said,   ' I   s'pose   the    snow's     puny
deep,   ain't it ?'   • Not  very,"  says  ore
cn   'em.     ' li  stopped  awhile   ago,   an
the  moon's out now.'     That's  all  was
said.    But you see that shows it didn't
snow after r.ine,  though,  ef you want
it  nearer, mebbe I ken find out  from
the  triris."        7   , |
"T   should  thank   you   to  ask   them.
AY ill you please give me your name. *'"
" Jef   Harrisan's   mv   name,   an   any
" Jef  Harrison's  mv name,   an'   any
ter   comr-   up   an'   speak   ter   the   girls
yourself."
"I am much obliged. Mr. Harrison,
and perhaps I'll accept your invitation  to 08,11."
" I'll be glad ter see you. But. say,
I here ain't nothin" wrong, is there ?
Nothln' speshul, hay ?" ' . ,
" No," replied Mr. Barnes, not deeming it wise to tell of the death of Mr.
Lewis, last-tie be kept frb'm his investigation  bv further talk.
"You ain't-sot track of young Marvel yet, is you ?"
" Not -\et."
'" Well, good -.lay ter you. Hope ter
see you up ter the house by and by."
Jef Hanison walked off slowly, evidently reluctant to leave. As he passed on he mutteieti to himself :—-■' Guess
he's the detective they told about
down ter Lee Depot. Guess he's a cute
one. Ain't much of a hand at an-
swerin' cjuestions. A dogconed .sight
better at askin' 'em. Wonder why
he wants ter know when the snow
stopped. Them fellers kin make a
mighty sight out of durned little,
that's what I think." And ' so he
trudged on, still wondering at the
presence of the detectives and what
it all portended.
Mr. Barnes rejoined Burrows, and
thc-y followed each sot of footprints
thoroughly, the elder choosing his and
assigning the others to his companion. Then the two men returned to
the parlour, where Mr. Barnes tore
oft' half a sheet of paper from some
which lay on the centre table, and upon
it made a careful drawing. This
completed, thev discussed the situation.
" 'Well," began Burrows, " now that
you have finished your map of the
movements of the several parties who
were about these premises last night,
what   do  vou. leain   from   it ?"
"We 4'ound iour sets' of tracks,"
said Mr. Barnes. " besides - the dog's,
which latter may prove of value. Two
of these we think were made by women and two by men. For convenience 1 have numbered them' 1. 2, 3
and '1. I will contidcr number 4 first."
" Why not take them in the regular order V"
" That is what T mean to do. But,
whereas I have numbered them in ro-
for  lhe  present  and
set, No. tl, a m'an's.
an appointment, for
the   small   gale   and
the summer-house.1
you
a very
we  will  leave' her
take up  the next
He evidently had
he, toei, eniereel by
went   directly   to
He returned as ho
j tami1,   which   strengthens   the     theory
that   his sole object   in coming  was   to
j meet someone at   this place.      That   it
j was   not   to   mc-et   the   woman     whose
movements  1   have   followed   J-*!  shown
by   the   fact   that   his   steps 'pass   the
(.ompartment  M,  and  an   to  tlu* other,
N.      There   is   another   point  of  great
Interest- he was attacked  by a  dog.".
" What ?       Vou   don't   mean -'to   say
that  the footprints tell you that V" ,
" As cbaiiy as though they spoke,    r
.i-annoi  trace the dog's movements,  for
his marks are all over tlie lawn, but at
one point on my diagram  you  will observe   that   No.   U's   feet   show   a   great
many imprints in one place.    Here he
was  stopped   uy  the dog,   whose  footmarks are numerous at the point indicated.   Their   exaggerated   shape,   too,
shows   clearly   that   the    dog    Jumped
Upon the man. and that In falling back
upon   his   haunches   the   mark    "of   his
whole*, te_:   was   made.   '- Again,     from
this point toward the gate 1  note that
the stride of  the man  increased.    This
means   that   he 'ran   away.      You   foi
lowed   the other two.      What did
discover '.'"
" 1 gave you my drawings, and you
have     them.shown     quite   accurately.
No. -l,  made by a woman, commences,
as you know, at the steps of the dining-room piazza and leads to the summer-house.       From   there,   I   traced   it
over the river,  where I  found a boat-
landing.      Thence she returned   to'the
steps again.     No. 1, a man'*., commences   at  the  river-bank,  about  l'00   feet
south of the landing, and leads directly   to   the   steps.      Thence     it   follows
around the house and out  through the
main    gate.      Outside,    uniortunatelv,
our party this morning made so many
footprints  that I could  not  follow  No
1."
" Did you cross the river, Tom ?" ■
" No,  but there is a boat there, anel
I  meant   to   suggest   that  we' co  over
i offer her.      1   think   we   will   find   evidence on the other side that 'mv  lady
crossed  last  night. ,   Whv  else  should
the have gone to the boat '."'
"Certainly;   we  will  goTat  once,  but
first   I   have   something  more   to   communicate.      Your theoryrwas that  the
shot was fired  from  without and  by a
woman, and you inclined  to the  belief
that you knew the* identity of that woman.      What,   then, -do   you   think   of
this ".'"'      Ho  handed   Burrows a   beautiful   silver   mounted   revolver,   in   tho
chambers   of  which   were   four   loaded
fartridges  and    one    empty  cartridge.
The   weapon   had  apparently   bev-r.   recently  ilrjd.      But rows looked   at   it  a
moment in  amazement  and   then  asked :—
" Where did  you  find  this ?"
" Outside  of   the  summer   house,   lying  in   the  snow,  just   where   1   claim
that   the   woman   stopped.      Now   you
see what I meant when  I said I could
guess whv she did so.      But vou  have
not seen all yet.     There is a name on
it.      Bead."
Burrows examined -the butt more attentively, and there .-.aw a piece- of
plate let into the stock, and neatly en-
praved therein the name, " Alice Marvel."
" Mr. Barnes, what do you make of
lhat ?"
" I think chat someone had that
pistol last night and fired it. From
other evidence, that I have I should
say it is a circumstantial probability
that Miss Marvel herself was here last
night  and   fired  her  pistol."
'This was a place of .meelhirj," said Mr.
BivmcH.
rebuked and just a little resentful.
The tracks led in almost a direct line
to the summer-house, which they dis-
tatlon as 1 discovered them, 1 will
trace them in the order in which they
uer.*  made."
'• You .don't protend that you ct.n
do that?" i.oid Burrows, incredulously.
" I think so, and commence.' with
number -1. This was made by a woman. Unfortunately I can *ind no
distinct continuation of ar.v cf the
tracks outside tlu- c-atcs, for passing
teams have ohlitc-ialed them. We find
the first of number -1 at the little gate.
The woman went directly to the summer-house, and into the northern side
(M). That she was the efirliest on
the scene is evident, because the
tracks which she made going in are
almost entirely deslroyed by the snow
which fell since. J even got so far
as to venture the opinion that this
woman suspected a meeting, and came
to this snot as  an  eavesdropper."
" Now you are going rather fast, are
you not V asked Burrows, sarcastically.
" I will give ymj reasons for all my
deductions. The summer-house faces
the west, and the north-west wind last
night drifted considerable snow in
through the doors: enough, at any rate,
to show me that this woman sat quite
still in'a corner'till the time while she
was inside, -for (he mark of her foot
shows it. Had she moved about more
the snow would have been more
trampled. I even think she - sat ■ on
one foot, as many women do, for there
is but one imprint neai: the bench
where she must have sat, and that I.s
exaggerated out ot" all shape, as though
in her .impatience at. the slow (light, of
time sho had nervously kicked this one
foot about and into thc drifted snow."
" How much you make out of little
things,"   said   Burrows,   admiringly.
"She came probably to hear what
passed -between the man and woman In
the next compartment. Certainly she-
sat as close to the partition as possible.      She- stayed until after they  had
" This is the second time you have
used that phrase, ' circumstantial
probability.'      Won't (you  explain   it?"
" Certainly. We are considering a
case purelv on circumstantial evidence.
I have all my life made a specialty of
such, and I divide it into three grades,
according to the logical deduction
which it indicates. The first of these
I call a ' circumstantial possibility.'
For example, had the wound in this
case been differently located it misrht
have been a ' circumstantial possibility ' that It was a suicide. Second, we
have a ' circumstantial probability '
stK-h as I have here and will explain.
Third. the ' circumstantial proof'
where tho attendant facts leave abso-
of these pistols were  fired  at  the  dot;.
But   there     is   another     aspect   which
yot*  must not  neglect, and  that  is   the
' citcumstantiai   possibility'      Beim ni-
bor t.'iat both Lucas and this girl, according    to    the  squire's    story,     had
threatened the dead man.     They both
came   he.ro   armed,   an   unusual   thinj;
for a   woman at all' events.      Suppose
that   Lucas   saw   Lewis     through   thf
window   and shot  at  him.     The noise
may   have   attracted     the*     dog,     and
thus   that   contest   may     have   occurred   after   the   discharge   of   the   weapon, instead of before.     Further, sup-
pns,;   that,   seeing   thnt   her   lovr   had
left,   the  girl   had   also   tak<"*n   aim   at
the- same target.     One   shot  may have
made  the  hole in   the celling,  and   the
other may have reached the mark."
"Why,   this   becomes   moie   .-ouipii-
cated  every   miiuito.     What, about   tho!
pistol   in   Miss   Lewis'    room '.'"
"Ah!     That   Is   th-*   problems . But,
coi'.o;   we   will  go  across  the   tisvr."
Thereupon they proceeded to iho
beiai landing, marked L in the dia-
, gram, and crossed in a light row-
huat, which they found fastened at
that place. On thf-, other bank they
founel't. cominu.itii'i of the fuolprmf:*
inaikcd No. 1!. Those led to tbe base
of a gigantic maple (io. around which
a seat oi boards had been annnged.
Mr. Barnes exumined' the spe-l critically and  finally said : —
"I "juosh it was Mi.4» L^-wi*. after |
all. See, this' tree is covered with I
citt ved monograms of her initials and'
Marvel's. Evidently this lias been a
trystmg plti't- /'or that pair oi lovers.
Here is another evhb-nce that tins
snow stopped shortly after the livci-
ing at the .simimer-hous< . for, where-,
as she came her.; directly, he-i- footprint*- on' this slili*' of the river ttie
.quite distinct, sjiowitig that the snow
ceased during her trip, over to this
pla«-e."
" Shp met a nian here, too. See
his footprints. ' Could it hav>* bum
ih. lover this timo—1 mean Marvel"-'"
" Possibly. I-iut let us see if v*. o can
trace him t." wheiv he crossed the*
river, if  indeed it was lu* who' did."
They followed the tlacks, hut they
entered the woods just back - >/f tin*
maple and were lost. ■ llt.wevi-r, a diligent vcsireh aleing the river bank discovered a tr.'f.'k which emerged from
the wood-and approached iho river.
They got into the '-oat, rowed across-
to a point opposite, abd found there
Die beginning -of the track on that
side marked fn  the diagram No.   3.
" The   directness   of   this   trail   from
this     pointy to   the   house,"   said     Mr.
Barne.**,   "Is  circumstantial  proof   i hat
tbe .man   crossed   the   river   with   th*- .
Intention   of'visiting   that  place.     Foi"
what ?      Whether  he   was  or  was   not
Lucas,   he had   already   had-an   inter-
vl3W   with   Miss   Lewis,   and   therefore
his    visit   v.as   scarcely   to   It*)"*"
" 1-low   could   it   be   Lucas V'1
" Supposing Jii-> in-tended to Kill Lewis  after  being interrupted   by   thf* dot*;.
c.iul-1    ho   not   have    gone   around   bv
the.se woDds-ane!.returned later te; com-
1 lete  his   work '.*     It   is barely possible
lhat   the   whole   thing.- was    pl.im.r.l,
lhat   the   interview     at   the   siimmer-
iiouse   was    a, preliminary,    and   that
Mi.-s Lewis went to   the  maple,   wh-fi*
she   was   later   joined   by   Lucas,   who
t-'ld    her' the   result     of   hi.s   first   ttt-
tei,,pt   and   arranged   the   second."
"How   could   he   know -that   he,   had
failed   in   his  fir*st  shot V"
" 1   don't   like-   to   follow   this   line   of
thought   much',  as  it   i.s all   guesswork.
Still, it is one of the possibilities,  and
in   case  It   turns  out  wrong   will   teach
you  how  easy it   Is to  m!s'c*.>n**tiai' cb-
citmstantlal  evidence.    To  continue , li,
supr>o.se  that at   the   me**j*tlng ov..*r  tho
river Miss  Lewis and  Lucas determined to finish what they had begun.    The
-object   would   be   lhat    by-  killing   old
Lewis the prosecution nf Marvel  would
cease,   tlu-*     complainant     being     dead.
Miss   Lewis   undertakes   to   furnish ^  a
weapon because he had lost 'his.      She
owns one. as the squiro has explained.
Therefore     Lucas    enters     the     house
through   the   side  door,   and   from   tho
dining-room   has   access   to   the   girl's
bedroom, where she gives him a pistol;
thence   he   easily   cruels   the 'parlour.
Such  an  arrangement of events  would
readily account  for her destroying   ihe
evidence   that   her  weapon     had   been
used"      But don't  lay   too  much  stress
on all  this, for, as 1  said,  lt is purely
guesswork.      There is a Haw  in it,  too.
Why   did   Miss   Lewis   leave   her  coadjutor  on   the  wrong  side   of   the   river
when   they   separated,   and   thus   force
him   to  wade a  stream   of   water  on  a
cold   night ?"
"That may be discovered biter.    But
W'/rk.   and   ovldi-: tly   left   thcrr-
thc imini-s had 1; st taken th...., ,','
a   tn.-al-tinic.       In   New   I-highui'i'"
farmers,   and   the.!    help   ofLep   ,
•.•other.       Mr.   Bu ncs  "quickly   ,,',
one   - nit   of   the-   ,   and,   tak"i
v i-'f ].■■! ■*   lrom   hi.    pocket.
stiflici :-iitly  di.-'.u
d.
C1111;
Wil,
Having- u,,,*
t.i   tiies-  arn-.u. .  oems,   he    i.p
1..V.-**.- and hunts', to wind the "vY-V
Pr.hs. •
(To be continued.)
A  TEA  AT-CARLYLE'S. '
AI>|H'l|ff.
Illl'l
!;i ;,"
. -I'll I*
"L,
'llif Crcitl   I'l'Shlmlsi  us  £|,.
In  Ills dm a  Iluto.i .
Thomas Carlyle was one of om-,.,,,,;./'
Msitors,   says Mrs. .Julia   Ward   Ho',-,,!
The Atlantic.     Some time before  I,\', .
Ie->::!<*'Br. Howe bad received from ),j'   '
.{."tn-i" cxprcss-ing his gi-c::t lnu-iv*..,
i.-vory.of Laura Bi-id;<-nun   as  nan-;
I'harlos Dickens      In ihi*. letter
t'ont-d    L.u.i'.fs  childlike.   quc*rio-]
horse., sir, ii|* late.-"    Jn iho cour.*
t &nvei--aiion he referred   to   tho  qii<,„.,
fegtiiu.    Be invited   us  to  t.-.rke  p
him on the following Sunday."
When tlii'd'-.v -irrived, my Uti'*h;.iKj.
kept at home, by a ''severe heml-n'l,.. i'
Mr. ami Mrs. M-inn, my ,*i>,tor .'utilY
/vlf, drove out, to Chcl.-v.i, wheiv Mr (--.
lylc iv-ided at that time. In mvhi.Y,
ho apologized for his wife, who w.-n ,,*.
inhering from headache ami (.odd
appear. In her alf-onco J wa*,
pom- tea.  Ourhn-t partook of
**<-* (if t
-i \\'
strength   ot'0the   p
iu nil tin
filled and •.■.'filled liU'cup   r   t
hi*,  chronic  tly-in'-p.-Jri, was n-
tiered .'tt.    The ivp.-t*.t wn*. a *.
consisted of a plate of to;i*t ,,.e,(/,...
di.-lies iif -.tewed Iruit, wtiii). i
tin*   wurds;
tin
with
Some of
myself."
The   convei
Jo#ue.     Mr  t
Scotch nci*t'iii
like page*, of
beeli
..p
I     1!
'cr!..-i;.
*ver- .-.it
i
I'M I'."•*£,,! j,
11 '' I'ii.-tisi,
'!-"!-      .'lh'.
■|"»i|rM t1,-
I   tub.. Uiy,
"'"''-' "lit. ;-'
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!.'(/ fl. '
-:i  Wi; ,
tluiit,-. '
'.ft
m»r.v
Mail,;
cvu tly
tclidili
S'-oi li*
*;.tt Kin-was i:m*i!,-  _
'in I.v Jt* spoke v, ith h
anil his i:illi,*-(nuiili'd toij
his   writings. ' lie i.^ii r,
annoyed   by   *,o!n.).'i:i.p,'in(..
In   th'e   di*.e*t:ib!i*>bini'nt   ,,f (i
cltn7v.i7=='=ATif*r|.'7*, of this iv*;,,-
"That tittld Kirk of Scotland! Tu th.-.
flint a man like Johnny Cnih.-ini *!),),;
bo able to wipe it our witli it flirt of I
pen!" .Charles Smmtcr v.
and Mr. Cnrhle i**-tlil. "idi.
ner w;
offem!
is a vera dull
people, and
as sjiosrcn
yes, Mr. .<;
man, bin,
ho  got ion
he diil i
in   Mifii-
lien*.  '
C.irlylo's hair was dark, shagcy ,r
rather unkempt; nis complexion wa* *-
low. with ,-t liKht glow of red on y
.check: his eye was lull of fire. A* :'
dro\c back-to town Mr. Mann exo:.-.;
great disappointment wiih our \isir. »
did not feel, he sniti, that \\-,> fiml *vc-n ll
real Carlyle at all.   I iii-Visted t hat w •• hi
TELLING  STORIES  TO   CHILDREN.^
Oli
told
i  are
that
man
lutely no room for doubt is In my experience a  rare  thln^."
" I understand. Now will you tell me
why you think It a circumstantial probability that Miss Maivil was hero and
fired   the pistol ?"
"From   the   facts   which   1   havo   already  given  you   I  should   say  it   was
"a   question   whether  she   was   here   or
whether   someone     else     had   her   pistol.      But  I  found  another pistol."
" The deuce,   you   did !"
" And this one," pioducing a duplicate of the one already shown, "also
has a name—Harry Lucas. Now follow my argument. Squire Olney
us that these two young peoplt
sweethearts. The tracks Indicate
,a woman play-.'d the spy un a
who came to meet another woman.
The weapons bear the names of a man
and his sw.-'theart. Is n not plain V
Mi*,s Marvel came to hear what the
other girl had to say to her lover, and
he   to  her."
"You are right," said Burrows, excitedly. " and is it not equally evident that the second woman Is Miss
Lewis? Kern-ember, the meeting was
in  her own  grounds."
"1 am more inclined to.think so than
at first, though I do not-commit my-
s*-.lf yet! But ■.there is another matter worth considering. J found'■Lucas' weapon in the snow at the point
where I claim be was attacked-by .the
dog. There 'is als-i a little blood
stain "— -
"Ah, I see, you argue* that he drew
his pistol and tired at the dog, and so
account   for the empty  shell   there* '!"
"Yes. But the blood stain is important. I think that came from a
wound made by the dog's teeth. As
the discoloration Is visible, although,
somewhat covered, 1 believe the snow
stopped shortly after. Thus 1 reckon
that he left about. 9 o'clock. The woman   left  after  Ihe snow   had   ceased."
"You think Lucas- shot at the flog
and dropped his pistol In the'scrimmage.      Du  you   think    Allsa    Marvel
look: there she Is, leaving the house*."
" Now, Tom, I 'will give you a chance
to do some work alone. That girl has
gone to mall her letter. The nearest
post-office- is in the vicinity of the
bridge and in a private house. See;
she Is going ln that direction. By lhe
road It is more than a mile. By the
river you can readily reach there first,
as it Is shorter. Row as hard as you
can and hide near the post-office. If
she enters, wait till she comes our and
then go ln and learn, the address on
the letter. You will find It in a cupboard in the hall, where thc mail I.s
kept. That is the main thing- which we
want,'     1   will   wait    for   you     at   the
house unless something should turn up
to make me change my plans."
Burrows was already in tIn*- boat, and
started, as soon as th>-se last words
were uttered. Mr. Barnes waited till
the girl was out of sight, and don returned quickly to the house. He went
stialght to Virginia's room and over
to the writing-cabinet Jn which sin*
had placed th- pistol. To obtain this
he meant to break tho lock if necessary. Greatly to his surpilse, he
found the key In the lock. IU- opened
the drawer, hut did not find therein
the object of his search. Looking
around tho room, he was startled to
find the pistol lying cm the bed. lit-
picked it up and noted that it was of
the same pattern as the other two
which he already had, and. like them,
bore a plate, with the owner's name,
iu  this instance,  "Virginia Lewis."
"Is my last guess correct," thought
Mr. Marnes, "and did that young girl
instiga-te and assist at a murder 7
Why, what i.s this 7 This weapon has
an empty cartridge in it." He examined it closely, and gently raised fhe
hammer. " By heaven, she has replaced a shell for the one whicli she
iemovod. I see it all. She wishes to
get the best of me In some: way. She;
knows that I picked up the,shell -which
sho had drawn, and there; would no
longer be anything,gained by reloa-dirig
the pistol. Why, she has eve i'i taken
the precaution to so place the cartridge that the ha.inmci* rests in the
little indentation made in the rim
when fired, and there, on the desk, is a
little box of empty shellsj! KvidCnt.ly
if I showed her the one which I have
she would laugh and show a box fuli:
However, I still have the brush with-
which she cleaned tlie barrel. But I
am wasting time. This giti will outwit Burrows. 1 must go after 'her
myself."
When passing through the dining-
room, he had noticed behind the door
several hooks on which hung some*
clothing. Hastrbning there, ho found
these to consist1 of two suits of overalls,  such  as  farmhands  use  when   at
Tlier.- .Sliunp]  Ho Viirlcl>,'l]iit the
J'":i \ iji-1 (i*s. IU*n r  H i-jicl it Ion,
" When one sp;viks of tellln;,'  stork-- •
the little people, pro*-i> narratiw-s stviu :.
bc commonly rmder-UiK/d. ami a-comiiK'-.'
ly   u*cd.   hut,  there i-, no iiii-,t;ike gna;..-
than to M'ppo-c that chili;ren arc ison *-:j
eepiible '.o tlie chat hi.s of   poetry," w-j;»
Nnni.Aivliib'tlil Smith   of  '-The  Kinc!.;'
g'irten Po*.*ibk* ib Kvery  Home  and   Y>-
higo,"    ih    1'l.c    Ladit-V   JJonic .bairn -'
"They  < .in" more for poetry, on  the  »i,'
trary. than tin; ia.-i jiirity of fzrtnvu  pooiY
w b'-tbei- I'-.r site iiK-!-i(iyJ.   the   rhythm,"^
rhyme*, 1 hi; *-"tioit lines, thi* -.impficicy &* -
[ucturc-quciii-.-. of  (•xpri.-.-ioh   or  for 'j
these iv'i-oiis together,  which uiiiko  /.'.
thing ple.-isaiiily'ditfei-i*rit  from  i*J:ni-i •
spiv-lK     Cui'tho advised   (hat every   eh.
should >co   a   pretty   picture  and   he.ir.
bc,-'U! iful    poem   e\cry   day,   and    it   v
would   not.   banish   tho  charm   of  p'--'..-
fr'*m ni.-iiure life it  bohoows us to fori.*"
hi.*- advice ;tml subject the child t-> ir* :-
(ha-no* at tho   time   of  greatest su-*m-['
bility.
'•\Ve must/ beware, however, of givitiY
onesided  development   by confining » ■'
sclu-i  too much to ont*   branch   of  lire.'
tuiv; wc must,  include   in  our  ropci.-   .
some   well   selected   myth-*,   fairy  ,-*tor *■ g
which aro pure and .spiritual   in   tone .-r,
a   fable   now  and   then.     Nature stoiv*
hero   talcs,  animal   anecdote*;,   occasion.,
narratives   about  gootl,   wholesome  e!
dren,   neither   prigs   nor   infant  vil!.n-
plenty of fine poetry, as has been said, ->'
for thc older ones of thc   family  lcge'V
allegories   ant!   historic    happening*,
large stock of starics  is not  essential 1
little children.   They feel, it.** Bnlwer s;i
the beauty ami tins holiness Unit  dwell   „
the customary and the old,   anel   they :.'
well   plt*,i..eil—and it is,best that it *ln-..
be so—Willi hearing thc same old [avorili  '
repeated again and again,   iu   song or i:
•story, lrom their/mothers' lips."
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f'smitl
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t','tsitu.
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I'Ynjm',
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,-Ind.^
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"-V", M-bieii
j\ lent fa
.-, dysper
7, - per vin
'--. by (he
YYHat
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/legem
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. struct!
suicidi
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moon,
ed'at t
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^ in, the
ward,
^bocly.
7 >■,
lion
r,'
\lnlilll
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LllKM   Oi"   fill! t tll'ILlS.
A word in   constant,  use wliich has les
a guttural   is "'not."    This is-contrai'n
from   "nought."   in   old    English   ofti,
written "noht," and   having',   ns now,
more emphatic  .signification   than ini'ii-'
"not."    The simple  negative ad.crb w >'
"nc," a-; wc find   it  contimi.-tliy i" Cluur
t'l'i". and  in Spen*ei' also, bur   this i.s wi'
known tq bean an hat -m    ('ii-uicer,
c\er. soinciimcs ii„ „. "ua; "m- •'iiotighr
in cast-, w hen-  tho   mi-iv   iii'inti*.
H-i'iii lo be enough, and we ianen-ily
how from being o| ten used tl..* wonlW'    ^
lo-c it*, guttural   and   become  'n"r.    !*r
that, a*,   m thc   case of   "ho" and "li""-."
this   greater   emphasis   laid   on  l !i-'"A"1"'-
when it, had a .stihMauti ve me.-imn'' wo'i -,
cause tho guttural in bc.-ounded t<» o l*l,Y
period, and thus to be permanenth *''nl--
iii writing, while   when   it was   -unl'1?'
nogalivelhc   consonaut would  di*api"-'   '
like thc initial   of   ••hit," fnun   tin  ■•'",',
having les.-, emphasis      I n (Jcrinan lliv  '--.
verb   is   still   • 'nicht," ofi-iii   indu'il   I'y-
nou need "nit." w bile the  sub*l;i:ii tw • ',-'
"s" added, "nie-hi*.. "--(ientleniaii **-*'■•■'
azlne.
Y . /- Ther
, ,     .uhiver
'.   - Ills to
- -of irnai
„    - thegei
> diseasi
- tient—
-would
V ''.howev
: "-'abler!* It
remedy
'•*•. Rradui.
-tern's.
,7 ...streugt
'. exerta
.  ''• relieve.
-.whom
,', ericy.tii
,    - eazse/a
'   poses t
parts  '
which,
out  tl.i
'" - animal
, Ymukin-.
OiYBtreiiK,
"V"to the ■
* Yjdem-uu
,*' *£ proved
*  !('Toront(
,'. vsuperio
';' ond, gtt
vthis wl
, -• 'of anv i
; Yous
Ame-ric
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togctlie
tlicir v
Stat can
','-)Hlxn
.bu.si ncs
,'; • ihxoi
-vlllxot
-iloii t yc
„ -little:-'—
Xot  AccoviII ng to  Agri'dix*"''
An Irish principal in a recent impo""1
tu mill, realizing that, lie was beinir I'-'1-
worsted, vigoroti*!y prolc*.(i*d   to   tli>" '
stnnder*. against the methods of his itih '
sary. •■■■-.
"Sure, .'urwasn't it to bo tt fair st.-u»'i;
flght'VMio excitedly exclaimed. 	
' ' "It certainly was,'' returned an (lll'0Y^|Ylt-Y
cr.iwho hiitl been'a \vitncss ol' thc li''''''lli|Sf-i|Yy
nary arra.ngcnients. •       .     ■ yy^fSY
'An   how, thin," retorted; tho tk-f'YYY#YWrs
yy?
'i'n n
Tula
Set
To f;
To
To  It
On
And
Tht
how
candidate, "can he bo ixpict.ln i»,! ,''
shtaml tt|i hnd f'oight 'im fairly if li».*J'?!'
-knockin mo down all- .tiio toiincl'"—l''1'"
mon'd Ili.spatc.li. -
He  A\r:i.sii"t   Afraid.
Her Papa��You must renionib;-r, ••;
that my daughter lias liec'li used 'lo i"1''
mosjihoro of refinement. ,
The Young 'Man—'Yes, she told-"-'' ''„■
of.hiir night t hat/the perfii mo she ns.-s-'^V
^,'3.-l() an ounce, hut 1 know   when'  ' !'
get. ,-t big discount  on   tho   Btiino  'AU" ,
Chicago IVows. -   i
meanest
jY-Mr-St
V sblation
'.'*:-.latp  lain
,; Indiana t
IY:    '■
:y.7iHusbfi
Vrheuiiiat]
ry^wifo-
l.shopping
lisalways
> iiag?—an J'.'A-  /. r  THE MOYIE LEADER.  MOYIE,    Ii.    (.'.  At  Last 2  A Itemed}' lias been D J (.covered tliat will  1'erinuuently   Cure   Catarrh.  ��� I  JH'llfi.  ���'���lilt'-1 "  low,.  I' ai ;  liiiti r,  l;i ;-;  ���dull  v   I.."  '!- "L,-  '-ft   '  nut.  -i \\,-  t -  In*,!.  ill   !,-  i". i":-  >"fc" -  i*i ij.  ill I',  *tl'l!}e  \  'l/tl-i,,.  .lh   .  !  A  ' V,'i!.  ia*.;-'  *'ii..i.'  '(/ fl. '  cn;  tin I-.  i.oh'j-  tf'tili;  10 lull r-��� _  ���mr:  .f (!','  ���sv'. '  ih.v  llJlI'     !  if   I ��� ���  ���n ���''..'  >���:���-.���,  il .    ,  Where CoIerid��t-  Wu��  Wanting.  y,Y,f'Goleridge   has a lamentable want of  Y-,voluntary povrer.    If he is excited by a  /: remark in  company ho -will ponr forth  '-in-ari evening, without apparent effort.  .''  ;wliat would  furnish., matter for a hun-  :dred essays.' Butithe moment that he is  tbjwrite not from  present   impulse but  ,  .from preordained deliberation his pow*  'ers.-'fail   him. and I believe   that   there  '.- '.'are/times'when   he  could   not   pen the  - 'commonest   notes ���   Ho i.s one of  these  Y iniiidfl who, except   in   inspired moods.  k   can ilo nothing, and his inspirations are  -.r-'all oral and not scriptural. Aud when  ���'.'lie is,inspired he surpasses, in my opin-  r / ibn.-.'all that could be thought or imag-  ,'-'.ined'i.'of a, human being.���"Charles  ':'-, liainband the Lloyds.1' by fi. V. Lucaa.  - ���- -', i, -'..      ���'���   --'-'DITBIFERKNCES     OF    OPINION   re-  '   garaihg the .jo.-nlir inre'ruul   and   exter-  'jJ-hI- renetlv.    DP.    TUO.uaS'   EcLEC-  TlilU 'OIL���do not, su mr as known, ex-  :'   is'��." Ti.e tisiimo.-.y is   positive  and   con-  ..-CurjfmiD-thiic tne   article  relieves   plyiucal  *7 pnin; cures lameness,'   check-: a cough,   is  Vau tsxiel.i-.Ji len.etly for paius  and   riiou  ��� 'malic coii.]iliiini*. and ii. mis no miut-ear-  'Inx or-othtt- uijpleaBMiit cfTcct when takt-n  ���liitcrtiaib-.      ��� '  ��� ,.       , ���  ,-*���;,'V;      , llnnl     \\ nil.-.  ,', Y'Bpys, do not shun hard   work.    Go   at  "' ,it,'iejoico in ir.    It is a blessing to   you.  And understand us,    By   real hard work  ��� we do not mean study, or sticking   closo-  ,ly.; to ' keeping   books,   keeping   store or  ' teaching school, or any of the professional  .; 'pursuits. Thoso aro all honorable and  , '".when followed closely exhaust   the   nerv-  7 ou* energy and make men tired too.   But  r by "hard "work   we   mean work that re-  ! quires a   great   deal   of   muscular  force,  y 'such as chopping, rolling logs,-quarrying  ���* ;��� rock,'j,doing carpenter work, laying brick,  'canning   tho   hod,   and   working in the  "'forges;- furnaces, rolling mills, mines and  7 car shops. This kind of work develops  V. muscular strength, the power of physical"  ^endurance, grit, courage and good health.  Y, .*' Said an old man, now up in-.the eight-  ;YjesY"to mc a year - ago, "ft hen I was  Yfifteen! yvars old I   was a   weak,   spindly  Vkiridrof a boy,   and   went-  into   a black-  f'smith shop, learned the trade, worked at  V/.*ifc-eighteen years, and forged   one   a con-  7,'tsituiidn --vorth a million dollars." lie  ���''-lias.'over .since   been, a healthy,   vigorous  ii!ihan','~/a'nd old   as   ho   i.s,   still  walks the  Y streets';-pert, cheerful'  and straight as au  ("-Incniui's arrow.  < \-; Hard work i.s good medicine for   boys,  '-and-especially for young men.  ' "'-We.beg to call the nttcntlpt. of our readers to  jtlic .adviTtlscnii'iit   of  Dr.   Ward's   Blood   and  -" Nerve'Pills in this paper.   The firm'have alio  .".-placed on the market Dr.- Ward's Liver  1'ills.  '-';,iyhieii'havc already proved to be a in-ist excel-  j'\ lent family medicine as a cure for const I nation,  dyspepsia, biliousness, etc.   They are sold at 26c  y.per vbil. or r. for si. or mailed on receipt of price  '.7 by Ihe Dr. Wurtl Co., Limited. Toronto, Out.  ���.,    -'  "#(j . A  Suicide Miichiiie.  I \:Y*'Had the gentle art of advertising flour-  ���ishedin India  during   the early   sixties,  '.' 'the'dead walls and fences of that country  -.-' '-would    havo     undoubtedly   borne    the  r /legend:    "Decapitation,   mado   easy;    or,  " ^eyory man his own headsman,"   for it is  !' Wid   that   a machine   existed  then, con-  ' Btructed   solely   for   the use of would-be  '"'' " suicides, whereby they could cut off their  1 Yowri heads. It was in tho sbapo of a half  'moon, with a sharp edge, and was fasten-  r' - ed'at the back of the neck, chains being  v ''. "attached to the ends. The man who don-  7- * "-''"'.nt��d this Instrument of death pur. his feet  ilf \V in,the chains, gave a sharp jerk down-  :'- " i-vrara, and thus severed his head from hi.s  i'.YY'bocly.  . yvY!Y.   il-y*'_'*,r.Tboro never was, and  never will be, a  ':.  ,    '.universal   panacea, in ono remedy, for all  ���A   - - Ills to. which flesh is heir���the very nature  i   .    -'.'of-inan} curatives being such   that were  !*������*, the "germs of other nnd differently seated  ,',- " ' , diseases  rooted  in  the system of the pa-  . ���  tient���what would  relieve one ill in turn  ).',        .-would   oguravaie   tho   other.    We have,  r,:'   V '.however, jn Quinine. Wine, when obtain-  ������     ���"���'able"!*In   a   **oui.d  unnnnlter��ied  state, a  '���'���    . y remedy for nm.-y aim giievous ills., By its  i'      Ygraduul and judicious use the frtuli-st sys-  .,1   ���     -tern's, are.    led    into   convalescence   and  ,7.,_strength   bvthe influence which  Quinine  /   "  'Vejcert*, on Nitiuie'**  own   restoratives.    It  .   '���relieves the drooping spirits of those with  1 ..whum a chronic state of morbid despond-  ",   '.ericy.mid  lack of  interest in   life is a dis-  :���'   \'   >eaz3e,'"and, by ti-finqiiilizitm the nerves, dis-  '' poses'to sotiiitl and  relreahitig sleep���Im-  It  ���        parts  vittor  to   the. action of   the blood,  i:       [  which, bring stimulated, courses throuh-  .-   ' out the veins, btrciigibcuiiig the healthy  ;' '"-animal   functions of the  system, thereby  i   ,,,'imuking    activity     a     necc-sary   result,  .'i,<i:t-*treiigthening the frame, aud giving life  'c   ���!V*vto the digestive  oigans, which  naturally  - .���r./Ydeni'ind   incieased   Mibstance���result, im-  y-^ proved appctiit'.    Noitnrop&  Ltman. of  '    \ v'Toronto, nave triven  to  the  public  their  ,.   ,," Vsuperior Quinine Wine at  the usual rate,  '" ']'aml, ganged by the opinion of scientists,  \      v.thls wine  approaches  nenrest  perfection  |     , ������ ^OiT any in the market. All druggists sell it.  ��� Oh  i-* '  u :.  'iKl-.','.  i aii-  id.:  Y-v  ���ti ���''  cw,'  iti!- '  fe--  w  MimIi'i-ii   W'urfiirsr.  Youst���I see by this paper that  American pies arc being sole, in Cavito.  Crimsonbc.'ilc���Well, that's a good  nio\ c. Thoso old fashioned rifles are altogether too slow and uncertain in  their work of destruction. ���Yonkcrs  Statesman.  ������7,V A \n td nil  IH-il net Ion.  '','!'���*} Illxnn���Am yon eiiLingoil   in   the  samei  ..business you were in In*.! vi-iir? I  J ,'��� ��� Dixon��� Yes   tunl at the old srand still'   !  ..-, yillxnn ��� Ac   tho   old    standstill       Why I  :-doii t, you advertiso  and   stir   things up t��|  ^little:-'���Chicago News -  Till;.. l'f> (he C!i li'Iien'H  Stui-deii.  Ttikt* ii|)  the chicken s  tuirdtm.  Sctifl torth the l/est ye t/reed  To fatten ihi'inselves in exile.  To serve lhe purchaser's need.  To lie mid spice and gra.y  On platters hot and brown.  And  then  becarveil  m  pieces.  That gluttons may milp them down!  ���St.   Paul   Pioneer  Press.  I Mil   I'rlt-kM.  Sccondtrif)��� You   aro  just    thoI  V   Mrs  mctincst man abvo' [  ��� Mr Second!rip��� Well There is one con-1  Eolation I presume I mav mtci that tlio |  late lamented was meaner than lain.���'  Indianapolis .(ouriial ;  JAPANESE   CATARRH   CURE   CUBES.  This is not merely tbe words of tbe makers  of this rexnedy, but the assertion is backed, up  bv leading i hysicians and the honorable testimonies of"hundreds of cured ones And more,  there 13 an absolute guar ntee to cure in everv  packag** or money -w ill be refunded. We will  also send atno weeks' trial quantity tree to any  person suffering from this dangerons disease.  .Japanese Catarrh Cure is a new discovery,  being a piescription perfected by one of  Aims ica's most successful specialist.? in treating tin* disease, it is a soothing, peiif-trating  ami healing pomade, prepared, from stainle*s  compounds of lodi/'e and K��s<*nti>J oils, io be  inserted up t h i nost ril-5. The bear nf, the body  melts ir, and the very act of breathing carries  it to ilie dis-'tised parts. Ic reaches, soothes  nnd heals every part of the mucous membrane,  curia*,' invariably all forms of catarrh of the  nose and throat, and all fornix of catarrhal  deafness. .Mr. Joseph Little, the well known  mill owner of Port Kasingtcn, B. C, writes:  "Japanese Catarih Cure t-omi-Ietely .cured me  of catarrh, which hadti-imblcd me lor 25 years,  during which time, I bad spent over $1,600 on  remedies and specialists in Toronto and San  fiYancisciz. About two ye-irs ago I procured  six boxes of J.'U'jineae Catarrh Cure, and since  completing this treatment have not felt the  iSlig'.ite-* symptoms of rny former trouble. I  can h gbly recommend it. Kebef came from  die lirst application.. We always keep n sup-  plv in th�� mill for cuts and burns, anrl consider  it stu-erlor 'oativ other remedy for healing."  S ��fd by all dn'ggists. 50 cents. Sample free.  Enclose 5 cent stump. Address, The GrifHtiis  ,te Alacplierson Co., 1^1 Church Street, Toronto.  Silk Krom Spiilcr(,\Vebi.  In spite of the fact that thc manufacturers of Great Britain have for years  offered $10,000 to anyone who could  devise a means of, using spiders' webs for  weaving silk, no one, could, solve tho  difficulty cilll M. Ciichot, a Frenchman,  stepped into the arena. He has discovered  tho process by which a silk liner and  softer than any we have dreamed of may  be mado from7 the web of the common  spider. lie designed a machine with  diminutive bobbins kept constantly revolving. The end of the web is caught  when a spider begins to weave and  attached ," to the bobbin. As the spider,  pulls to get' away . the web is wound on  the bobbin. Then the spider is petted  and fed until it i.s ready to weave another  web. M. Cachot has advertised for spiders  und says hc will buy all supplied. Naturally, women will <bo hard to And who  will work iu hi.s faciory.  Keep Minard's Liniment in tlie Hoik,  The'StLiue Old  Sorro-ir.  "What's the matter with Agtiinal-  do?" inquired ono of the servants.  "Has something gone wrong with the  government?" *  "S-s-hl" said the other. "Don't disturb him. It's worse than that. The  rivet,of his gold collar has rolled under  the dressing case, and he's looking for  it"���Washington Star.  Intelligent   Opinion.  The Professor���That's a ringing poem  Kipling has just written, isn't it?' It  goes straight- to the mark."like a rifle  shot.    Have you seen it?  Cholly���Yes, I've read it.   It'B great  By the way���aw���what  does he mean  by   the   "white man's burden?"���Chicago Tribune.,      ' ��� " '  i                   !  " Mrk. the  M^rnld   Angela  Slnff."  Two turns brought me from tho  crowded highway along which cab and  omnilus were speeding toward London's center of attraction to the quiet  street in which fire and food awaited  me. as I made the second turn I saw,  thronjfa the murk of a mid-December  eveniig. three figures pressed close  againrfc the area railings.���surely, my  own irea railings, And through the  murkrame in a treble bawl the sound  of "P.-ace on earth, good 'ill ter men."  Thearea door opened with a clatter.  ���"Mm*, their; be off with yer! I'd  sinacl yer 'eds if 1 could get ne-ar yer  Makii that noise! Now. then 1"  , "drni Want yer- airy window  broke?" said the biggest of the trio,  pulliig himself up by the -railings and  resting his chin between the spikes.  Ast entered at the gate .hey scurried  away in fear and  trembling, and cook,  districted, slammed the area door.    A  minu,e later a want of  discord   came  down!he street  .. - i  "'Ark, tbe 'erald angels sing."  ���Academy.  Take  B  'Twill purify tho  system���Give you  strsngth and  eisrgy.  GR.'AT THINGS FKOM LITTLE  CAUES GROW.���It takes very little,to  detaite the sr-umuch. The Cdiisc may  be sLjhr, u cold, something eaten or  druni anxiety, worry, or bonio other  Bimpl c��uso. But if precautions bo not  taker this simple cmine may have most  senoi consequences. Many a chronically  dobihited constitution today owes its  tlestrr-tion to filuipln cau*es not dealt  witho time.1 Keep the digestive apparatus l healthy condition and all *"iil be  well. Puimelee's Vegetable 3'ills are  bettethiiu any other for the purpose.   Cv  "tvo  DlNCOurugin'tr  Ijftt��i*��.  Hex���How are you getting along in  yonrvooing of Miss Goldrox?  Jos:���Well, she wrote nae two letters  toda;  "im don't say so!"  ,"X they were 'u' and ��o.' "���Phil-  adeljia Record.  Sore colds are eusiiy our. a by tho use  t Hilc's Anti-Cousumpiivc Syrup, "a  income of extraordinary penetrating  tiiti paling properties. It 'is acknowledge by tnose who have, used it as lieiug  cue lit medicine sold lor coughs, colds,  md 1 affections of the throat and chest.  Its ao<j!ib:euo-s to thc taste makes it o  iuvoHj- witr. ladies and childien.  This  pring.  Very few people escape the enervating-  influence of spring weather.  There is a dullness, drowsiness and  inaptitude for work on account of the  whole system being clogged up with impurities accumulated during the winter  months.  The liver is sluggish, the bowels inclined to be constipated, the blood impure,  and the entire organism is in need of a  thorough cleansing.  Of all '^Spring Medicines," Burdock  Blood Bitters is the best.  It stimulates the sluggish liver to activity, improves the appetite, acts on the  bowels and kidneys, purifies and enriches ���  the blood, removes all poisonous products, and imparts new life and vigor to  those who are weak and debilitated.  7 Big Mr. Wm. J.   Hepburn  writes  Boils, from Centralia, Ont.: " I can  sincerely say that Burdock Blood  Bitters is the best sp'ring medicine on the  market, Last spring my blood got out  of order, and I had seven or eight good  sjzed boils come out on my body, and the  one oij my leg was much larger than an  egg. I got a bottle,of Burdock Blood  Biilcr<*, and inside of six days, when only  half the bottle was taken, there wasn't  a boil to be seen. I have recommended  B.B.B. to different people in our village,  and all derived benefit from it.' 1 wish  B.B.B. every success,'as it is indeed a  great medicine for the blood."  B.B.B. is a highly ^concentrated vegetable compound���teaspoonful doses���add  water yourself.  "When buying, why not get the best?"  PURE  READY  MIXED  -��� Miwi�� "Willi   MANITOBA   LINSEED   OI1C.  For Inside and Outside Jlouse Painting, Floors, Walls, Ceilings, Itoofa.  Sample cards sliowinc sixty Artistic Shades of PAINTS, STAINS and ENAME1S. to b��  bad from "UP-TO-.DAT.Ii." Hardware dealers between the Great Lakes and Pacific Ocean.  Manufactured  by  G. F. STEPHENS & CO., WINNIPEG.  FREE  Y/>u can eirn thi1, vatuible WATI "H, with a chain und  charm, by .'riling twrnty Topus So rf 1'inB at 15cents pach,  oralaily'd Watch and Ou/rel byselline twenty-four. Send  your a'd.ire ifi, and we foi v. aril the P��nu, ]io��!p3.id, with our  Primiuni l.i��t. Noilonty P.tfuirtd. These 1'im H-iU ��1-  inejst .sell thfinsclTea, for ihe Topaz has all the liril laocjr  of the hfSt diiiuiondu, nnd I an ncrer lietore been nftrrtA  at nnylh.iiK like this price. Our vratche/s nre ��erj neat ia  niilK-kr.nce. thoroughly well niad�� and fully euaranUed.  Uni * d I'm* may t.e returned.      Mention ihit super  .   Y :-����� GEM   PIN  CO., TORONTO. CAN.  mfctmii.'amiMW'ifisfflw^'a^^  FOR ON?   ^^S:_p^^w^g  DAY'S WORK  ie^���"  I Invito tlie iiiti'ii-lliifr j)urclin���.*r to ui-lle Tor "Dphuh'ir MinilKJ Pnmh"  Tlil��. Ir ji little cllVirt of  miiu* ilciilinur ivlth, one of tli��  richest *r<iI<I-protlu'cliiK  area*, in  ��� Ik* world.    I  am cxccjilionully v. 11  infeiiin.-il in. to ]ii'ii);i*isi. nf evems jit K**-  public, anil J can post any ciu'iurcr a nil :tt!\ Ne any intending- ]>urr1i:n*cr.    At present I  can recoiiinu-iicl J.iuic  I ine, liuttr and l:ii,*liiii, J'i'iliccsb Maiul, Itcintlfer and  Jxunbo.  K. G/W.TI.V  I'AItKKIt, Miuint*:   Brisker,   iS Adt-laiilc St. !���:., Tnronto.  A  New Commodity.  ".ha'has h oranges, Jaraes gave him  -11. ;d he gives Peter? ; how many has  hole'."  Bnro this problem thc class recoiled.  "ease, sir," said a yonng.Iad, "we  alws does otir sums in apples "���London it-Bits  Wouldn't  ft  Be JVice*  Bobby���S**iy. uiaiiinia  '"Well. Bobbie?'  Bobby���Why don't they celebrate all  the presidents birthdays?���New York  Journal.  - Geleruen,���While driving down a  verjteep hi]]' last Aagusfc my horse  stalled and fell, cutting himself fear-  fullaboufc the head and body. I used  MIIRD'S LINIMENT freely on hint  aufln a few days' he was as well as  eve J". B. A. BEAUOHEMIN.  '   Srbrooke.  The  Bridge of Llona.  The largest bridge in existence is not,_  as one would imagine,' the work of some  famous English or French engineer.  This bridge.comparatively little known,  was constructed long ago, in China, in  the reign of the Emperor Keing Long.  It is situated near to Sangang and  the Yellow sea, and measures not less  than eight miles and a half.  The Bridge of Lions, as it is called, is  supported by 300 immense arches and  its foundation is 31 meters under water. On each pile of this -wonderful  bridge is a marble statue of a lion, three  times larger than life size. The coup  d'ceil of these 300 enorinous lions, each  one supporting an arch, is stupendous  in its magnificance.  We the  tfenuiiie, The  i mi tat Ions look  very nicc> but they  huH my delictieSKIN*  Ti'^'ALocRTTijiLET.SoiP Coy.  POWERED PHOSPHATE  THE BEST  FERTILIZER  KNOWN  Unve Vou .Noticed  It t  Tattle Elsie knows full well sho  Has a winsome face and  fair,  For. to suit her, beau and suitor  In pursuit are everywhere.  l>y his eying. siKhitit;.  trying-.  Kach one proves beyond a doubt,  Bm to woo his litfle Elsie  Little else he cares about.  -1.. A.  W.  Bulletin.  .'jiil/rlish iiis She tn.   0  Tupinaii ��� I hwir yon aro tuiildlnf; i��  new lnuisu  .Snottumss���Yes, I couldn't very well  build nn ,old one you know.���Boston  Tr.-ivnli't- _  Devoid  that   new  of Sensation.  Kntclish   novel'  interest-  "Is  liigrV  '.To. ifcare lsn ca single  consumptive  rrorson in the book. '���Chicago Record,  Once Attain.  Take up the white man's burden,  Produce your buckskin sacks,  Go over to the coin chouse  And pay your little ta.v:  Explained.  . Cuner (to his next neighbor, referring sportsman with n squint, who  ne\ misses)���Can't make ont how  Has ever manages to hit anything; he  sqtts so dreadfully.  lend���Oh, ho, fires both barrels at  one So the bird comes in for. a cross  firePunch.  A'LEAS A NT MEDICINE.���There  ansmt* pills wuich have no other pur-  pu-ndduutly than to begee painful in-  leridi.souroances In cho patient, adding  co i troubles and perplexities racner  chaliminishing them. One init-hc as  webwailow some cnrros>ive material.  E'aeltv's \'e{.'etable P.lis have hod tl'iis  iiisxieable and injurious pruperty.  Thare easy tn take, are not unpleasant-  to Itai-te, and thoir action is mild and  sonne. A trial of them will prove this  Thoffer peace to the- dyspeptic.  AsSr Minard's Liniment and take no otter.  y ery!  '" Husband���Oh   thero s that confounded j  rheumatism 'i^ain  Wile���I'm   so  <*nrry     I   wanted   to  pro  shopijitig tomorrow  and yoni rlieiiinnrisiu  is always n sii.:n of  nun      lsn t It provok  ing?���Tic-iiits  AN EXPRESSION OF FAITH.  Dr. Ward's Blood and Nerve Pills have  done me an incalculable amount of good.  1 think they are the best,- surest and  quickest acting cure for nervousness,  unhealthy action of the heart, insomnia or  sleeplessness, anemia or impoverished  blood, loss of appetite, general debility and  ill-health- For nine years, before I commenced taking Dr. Ward's Blood and  nerve Pills, my heart was weak and in an  unhealthy state. Its action was so much  impaired that I could not walk, across the  street without suffering great distress,  my heart fluttering- and beating so rapidly  that I could scarcely breathe, causing-  faiutness, loss of strength, and leaving*  my nerves all unstrung. My sleep was  very much disturbed, I had no appetite  and there was little strength or vitality in  my blood; I was always excessively  nervous.  I   have   now    taken   three   boxes   of  Dr.   Ward's Blood  and Nerve  Pills and  since taking them I have not been atyay  from my business an hour.    Before taking-  these pills it was a frequent occurrence  for me to be away from business.    As a  result of taking Dr. Ward's Pills my heart  is perfectly healthy and strong and gives  me no distress or trouble whatever.   They  removed all nerve trouble, made my nerves  strong and gave me healthy sleep.    These  pills also made my blood rich and strong-  and gave  mo  a  healthy  appetite.    Dr.  Ward's Pills have given tiic* perfect health,  restoring my  lost  strength, in   place of  continual    ill-health,    weakness,     heart  trouble  and   nervousness.    In   justice  I  cannot speak too highly of this wonderful  medicine.    Signed,   Miss   N.   Mill ward,  Walton St., Port Hope, Ont.  Dr. Ward's Blood and Nerve Pills are  sold at 50c. per box, 5 boxes for 82.00 at  druggists, or mailed on receipt of price  by TIIE DOCTOR WARD CO. Limited,  71 Victoria Street, Toronto. Book of information free.  ! *-.<'<>tty    Csjllapie*.  I i certain regiment, an Irishman and  1 a ftchiuun being in company, their con-  veflon turned to feats-of strength.  SaScotty to Pat: "Scotland can boast  ol'ie strongest man in the world."  "li-'s that!-" said Pat. "SVell, says  Sc-', "wa have a man in Scotland tliat  cunt hi.s arms around the biggest tree  aioull in up by the roots." "P.-.haw!"  saPat, "that's nothing. In Onltl Ire-  la we ha to ji man that, can get iifto a  btantl pull up the river." (Collapse  ofotty.)  RIPPE'S LEGACY.  J  .'altered Nerves and Weak-  ed Heart���A St. John Lady  Tells About It.  frs. John Quiglev, who resides at 30  iriffSt., St. John.'N.B., states: "Some  t> ago I was attacked hy a severe cold,  ���ch ended up in a bad attack of La  ppo. Since that time I havo never  ained my health, being weak, uorvous  i run down.  ' I suffered veiy much from Indigps-  1, accumulation of gas in the stomach,  I was in almost constant distress. I  stored with some of the best physicians  this city; but got no relief until I  ,'an using Milburn's Tleart and Nerve  Is, and am pleased to say that they  re completely cured nie.  'My appetite is restored: my nervous  tem has been toned up to its old-time  idition, and I havo no moro trouble  m (ho Indigestion and can eat any-  ng I choose.  'I am only too glad too testify to tho  rits of such a marvellous remedy as  Ibuni's Heart and Nervo Pills for the  0 of nervousness, heart trouble, Iudi  3tion, etc. Price 50e. a box, all  lggists,  HOW TO G-KT. STRONG.  -  . i   Nature Should   Be Assisted to Throw off tha  Poisons That Accumulate in the Sys-  ' tem  During thc  Winter Months.  '   Thousands of people not really ill re-  , /...ire a tonic at this season.   Close,con-  luement in badly ventilated houses,  .--hops and school-rooms during thewin-  (Ci'mouths makes people feel depressed,-  languid and 'fout of sorts."  Nature must be assisted in throwing  off tlie poison that has accumulated in  the system during tnese mouths, else  people fall an easy prey to disease. A  tonic is needed and Dr. William's Pink  Pills for Pale People is the greatest  tonic medicine in the world. These  pills make rich, red blood ; strengthen  tired nerves, and make dull, listless  men, women and children feel bright,  active and strong.  Mr. John, Siddons,, London, Ont..  ���jays: "lean speak most favorably of  the virtue of Dr. Williams' Pink Pills.  L'hey provo invaluable in strengthening  and toning up the system when debilitated. Having used them for some time  past, I" can speak most favorably of  their beneficial results. As an invigo-  rator of the constitution they are all  they claim to be."  But you must get the genuine Dr.  Williams' Pink Pills for Pale People.  Imitations never cured anyone,- and  there are numerous pink colored imitations against which the public is cautioned. The genuine are sold only in  boxes, the wrapper around which bears  the full name "Dr. Williams' Pink  Pills for Pale People." If your dealer  does not keep them send to tbe Dr. Williams' Medicine Co., Brockville, Ont.,  and they will be mailed post paid at  50c a box or six boxes for $2.50.  The winners of the sewing machines iu  the Koyal Crown Soap Co. 's competition  for the week ending March 25rh are as  follows: Winnipeg, Miss Stewart, lGt*  James st. ; Manitoba, Alphonse Toupin,  Ste. Agathe; Northwest Territories,  Mrs. C. W. Hamilton, Prince Albert  (P. O. Box -15). The Koyal Crown  Soap Co. will continue this competition,  giving awa}- three machines each Monday until further notice.  Minard's Liniment the Lnmoeraan's Friend.  Tbe  Other   Knd.  Barney (on the floor above, angrily)  ���Begorra, Mike, I wish you''wuddent  call me the whole lingth of the room  ag;in to ax sich u question.  "Ting-a-ling-a-ling. " J  Mike (who comes from the other end  of the room again to answer tho call)���  Hello!  Barney���Where are yez at, Mike?  Mike���I'm at the other ind of the  room, Barney.  Barney���When yez comes this way  ag'in, Mike, I have something I want to  say to yet.���Boston Transcript.  Don't drop insulting remarks. A  bigger man may pick them up.  Important to Cyclists ami lacrosse Boyn.  Mr. Mack White, the well-known  trainer of the Toronto Lacrosse Club ,ina  O.-goods Hall Football Club, writes1: I  consider Griffith's Menthol Liuimont unequalled tor atuk'tos or those training. 1  have used lt with the best success, and  can heartily recommend It tor stillness,  soreness, sprains and all forms of swelling and Inflammation. All druggists,  25ots.  RESUSCITATES worn out Lands, IMPROVES Good Lands  and makes the Best Lands BETTER. IMPROVES the  QUALITY of the Crop and Increases th,e QUANTITY. , *  AQEiNTS WANTED IN EVERY DISTRICT IN CANADA.  NATIONAL FARMERS' COT, TORONTO, ONT.  10c  25c 40c  Iff ure prowed u'll pa 40c.  Iff ure meeil u'll pa ioc.  ,  Iff ure sencibul u'll pa 35c.  for a lb. package of  It Is  Chase & Sanborn's  Seal Brand Coffee,  reason enough why it is  popular.  itar  laking Powder  Because it's PURE  and of the BEST QUALITY.  THE DYSON-GrlBSON CO  HIGH GRADE PLOWS, SEEDING MACHINES,  Carrlap ���-. TV"; ��rons, Ilnrrowx, AVIntlinl.ls,  &c.    COCKSHUTT TI.OAV CO.. Winnipeg.  W.    N     V.  !14.  JUBILEE BRAND BUILDING PAPER.  Plain and Tarred.  It costs a 111tiem ore than  some others, but its It Is  the toughest and warmest, it Is the cheapest. It  luthobostln the world.  Compare It with others  before buying.  Write for freo samples.  MERRICK, ANDERSON & CO., WINNIPEG  Something; Learned.  - "As regards pride going before a  fall," observed Uncle Allen Sparks, who  had made n brave attempt to leap across  a ditch and had landed in the middle  of it, "I find it sometimes goes before  a spring too."���Chicago Tribune.  W. Ii. ALLAN  General  Insurance Ag-ent  JF-IKE  Companies   Keprcsentetl:  Quebec Fire Assurance Co,  Royal  Insurance  Co.  Sun Insurance Offices  Union Aasurance Society  ��2***A11 classes of Insurance transacted, and  losses promptly and satisfactorily settled.  ^^VICTOR SAFES_^  Can 7011 afford to be without a Sar��  when you can" firet one from  $15.00 up.  WILSON'S  COMPUTING  SCALES,  ALSO  BAKERS'  AND  BUTCHERS'  SUPPLIES.  ���WVA.TT     <5c     ���AyL.BElR.X,  General Agents,  P. O. Box 589.    Winnipeg, M��n.  Shattered Ideal*.  Oh, Hooley, Terence Hooley,  Will we never hear the last  Ot the methods so unruly  You adopted in  the paut?  Used to desifiiiate "our betters"1  Which !-o frequently we see  Used to designate "our letters"  You have made additions free.  :i  1  \  .Ve Rive this fine Witch with  h chum and charm for sellin-  'J e.lii'1-n i.aekeue of our eiquimis  Terfiiinr UI 111 Ci'nls each, or s  ln'l", s Watch an.I (ra��rd for  Kellini* 3 Ueizen. Soilunry Rt-  quired Vou run nej risk. Write  uiiel we will s^iul the Perfume,  post-invd anil our I'remiuni  Iji-t. Sell the ferfume, return  the money, and jour Watch  uill bea foruardeet est once, all  ch.irt:i's p.iiil l'nsol.1 I'i*.funis  nm> be returned Hundredi  h*Tf already earned Yaluahls  Wfttchei ki Ihng our lOoiIjs, ��hj  nut.you? Mention this paper  wher vvr tin^.  The Home Specialty Co,  T'-KONTO, ONT.  rheumatism ..gain'                                                 sold at Soc. per box, 5 boxes for *2.oo at       "*�� ot such a marvellous rome.ly as     poreneSs. sprains and all forms   of  swel.-          Carelessly and T-O-U-ly! fBL       1',,^/ /��'���>, l^X���!  "aluahu 1  , Wif'.j��� I'm   so  Mury      I   wanted   to   pro    dnifrci<its, or mailed on receipt of price       Iburn s Heart and .Nervo 1 ills lot* the     ing  aml   inflammation.      All   druggists,             Faith Is but a punctured tire. VA      A-ttJV*//  Watch.-.-..Iiingour,-oodi.. .b, ��  shopping tomorrow  anil yoni rheumatism    bv THE DOCTOR WARD CO. Limited,       ro of nervousness, heart troublo, Iudi-     25ots.                                                                                w^en we see a proud name wearing- %\    MW/   nniyou?   Mention thu paper |  !f��� -" ��� aar-��� ���py- ^^���^-UM=iS^^   li^^^z, \^^_MJ  CaBffj*^ j,wiriu^w^^jr^mfa^^^^i%v*i^Jt^ir*m SWri**J.sg'*l j^.JVST&VtnwVm'.'!  aMW/Ty>nJMf^JgMi,<Mi*��' **f J- *-*^*^  A'  ,i ."8  'If ������0-  ���,C?^^?^?!__^_^^*Bll^__t_____i  li'AYE  Capita  re?  Otu  on  co  the se-  year -5  i more '  respou '  year,  cousol  GoT.OC  for thr  381 in ,  total  period  nuo fell nd   f  Tlie o'  montl  35:2,0(   ���  iod of  was e.  so lid a'  again;  The   '  -  those  forme'  ��l,45i  shows  montl  iMVO-c"   J  , been i  the se  Thc  a'ecotv-  prove.,  advan ���  $o, (Jo  seven     ''  ��� was ! '-���'  Eugla ;���  (5483,1   ;;  Loi  letter  openi  lias b  respo'  office,  v.el.td  prom"  diallj  but, b  clear!  large  . Lo;  to tin  aud s  sum :  Th  , lion n  a cap  M. P  ci tes  West '  share  havo   ,  whio'  lent I  noxic  from'  !��i,  -   Wu  no jo  co mu"  Amei  meet..  rrubje)  bourn  there  the  bonn-  and'  cusse ���  clusi.  the  joint  of de-'  takei  ivc. "  ro wl '  read  Nc-  Ushe  shot j  and )  liomr  was I  ns a ���  the i  fliU-1-  fully  was ,  ,lo tl"  The;  head  hind  aud -\  arre:'  piste  Ii'  '$  V-;  stea't!  froo  Feel)  the j  brey!  iu b-  ou tl  catej  nre],  '"T7  of y  chui  A Si'  H  Par,  live  got  :*-." -  sr.ve:1  east  bcU.  only-7  the;;  s;ref7  the-;.-  .,- i.:  , may.  in--1!'.  kei  lear  rei'j  on;  f re;;  1(Y  Y,  n'  \i  7' 7#  IHE LEADER. Ia0MA^ ^ m  ly^ggyaygggare-^  Published in the interest of the people  of Moyio and East Kootenay.  ittfi.tli.mil ir  .SMYTH & MUZCXm/E,  i*. J, SJUTW, '     -  Villi. lifili era.  Editor.  i: \'n*s or Miii|-f,uii'Trn*  Ono -j'efc   J.2.0U.  , jMI ooniiininicction-. lo the editor uiiisl be  ���iceoinjiauicil by Ilie writer's name and addics,  ' not iicce;*fHijy mr publication, but us ovi'duneo  of good iV.it.li. Afivcrti.siuy; rates made Jcaown  upon application. ,  qwrwvn  SATURDAY, MAY C, 1SD9.  ______t_______  Moyio is constantly showing signs  of improvement, and all judications  point to ;in exceedingly lively season.'  Qtiile a nmber of new- buildings aie in  course of construction, real estate  transfers are of frequent occurrence  and business, is assuming a brisker  phase generally.  "Maggie, I ca nnot;   I ff-ol giddy mow.."  ^ Poor  Aunt Mary was while to ihe  lips and T saw i twould ne*/f r do to press  her.   Time, waa short* too.  '']\To, you camnot,   .(Jet out quickly."  ,    "I don't like to spbif your pleasure, I  think 1' will try.    li is no-., for   verv  longA    , ' ,  "No, I won't have it."  "B nt you have so wished togo. I hub-  pose"���doubtfully���"you wouldn't ro  alone?'"  "Yes, yes, 1 will.   Quick!"  And, none too soon, 1" suceeede&in get-  tmg her out. As r<3id so a man sprang  on to the car.   '  I,was  so taken  up with speaking  "But how awful for lis io beimpris  oned here!'  A fierce look of anger comes into his j perceptions." -,  >-'*>'pl- .\ J[?J."<,-.nb,ir*?<i ii. yoar'sngo.' j     Cecil laughs .and -we nil go   bff    -��  'T'h'ave .told'y-ou -ilia*-, 1' shall not an* breakfast at the'exp*UPO' of 'tJt-.j!*>*���-'������  noy you; but to make assurance doubly! Court, exhibition -proprietors, j��� A1"-  fl.lre,', J Wil1 *�� and Jeare >'ou ^ yoiirv: --'vers.  r"*l*i J.J j .  .  ���r-    .   "V,-  t J   BREWERY, z  ���     ft  "You cannot, we are- in the- topmost !  car; risk would.be enormous." ' j  "I'll chance it.   I am strong, and hove !'  a good nerve and a steady head; nnd if  As-sesBiiiPiif Worlf Coiilraols T.-ion.    *r-.. "v^.nuuui     Parties wishing to havo  assessment  f^��'��0m ���C��mes thfe is no ouc lcii^   work done on claims in the viciiiLy of  He opened the door a.n<r] prepared to  step out on to the iron framework of  the hug*e wheel.  III.  31-oyie, will do well to consult r.r. write  the   undersigned   for    terms. '   iVv'ork '  left in my care  will  be   promptly   ut.  ended   to.  ��.ml ��� satisfaction    -^il   b'e  guaranteed.     ' S. A. SCLVTT.  OltVKUS   PfiOMi'TLV  R, -flfeestrer and Co., Props.  i._isss_  FINE LAGBR  BEEB'"^  AND POBTEK'. . '   ;i  * i'".\  i  ftieLSO^.B. C  I  1  ATTESDK1) 'j'O.  Kcotciiay  Mining   Standard; ' The  Dominion parliament is   now ,in  session.    Il is to  be  hoped  that  at the  earliest, opportunity an   effort  will bo  made to bring tlie wants  of  this   sec-  '/ioti of country to Lhe attention of the  house, and that somelhing more  than  a willing ear  will   be given   to  such  representations.    Something must  be  ��� done to  encourage   the  smelting  industry.    Then the question of  establishing a mint ought not  to be  overlooked-:    In proportion lo the amount  contributed   by   this "'province to   (he  dominion  exchequer 'the  people    of  British  Conmbia   are   entitled    to  a  great deal   more  practical   consideration that they receive at the  hands of  ' their friends at, Ottawa,   'Several deputations  YVe were in t'fce great, wheel at Earl's  court.   I Lad often wished to make the  ancentv and to-day liad prevailed    on  "'Aunt Mary to accompany me.   She has  always been   ove*r-indulg-:\nt    to-    my  whims, aud I, liko all .spoilt people, have  always been ready to avail  myself of  her indulgence, and to tax it totb/?fiiJi,:  bu.t I really W jno idea that this wheel  joprnoy wa:-, such a terror to her,-or I  nope 7 pJ^-uJd not--have been so' persistent. ' -  I waa enjoying th. delightful ascent  to the full, and, absorbed in looking out  at the huge cLl.y Jying far beneath, had  not once glanced toward my fellov; traveler;     '        '  IwasstaJrtled-to find myself addressed  by him.-> ' l  "Pardon me, but! think we are old  acquaintances."  __ 1 looked and recognized���though with  difficulty���my old fi-iend, Cecil Farquhar  ���the last person in tlie world I wanted  (o meet,   TTo and I had been lovers, and  were so n o more.   Five years ago he bad  left me to talie up an appointment- in  the far cast,   I hnd .nearly broken my  heart over tlie parting, and had written,  pilcous letters.    His letters cot fewer  and.cooler (I don't IxJieve thcTbestmau  can  remember an absent woman for  J long); and J, in my pride and anger, had  suggested tha t; if he no longer cared for  ly stirred my'heart---in- danger.  I leaned forward, holding out imploring bands to him. ,  , Ife had already begun (o, descend.   J  bout forward, and tried to reacli him.  Tlie left arm was stretched upward,  grasping the girders alxwe him.  What is that gleam of gold" I sec at his  wrist?   Ah!   I recognize it.   My bangle  that lie took from me years ngo'nnd had  "soldered pn to his own. arm,, A mist of  tears  dim  my eyes.    I lean forward,  stretching my arms foward him.  "Stay, Ccdi, for my sake!"  How did it happen.?    I could never ,  quite tell.    I missed my footing. - For { Is the Orily Curo' Specially   ProL)  a second my brain reeled; and then I'  find myself tirmly clasped in. his right  size; has 10 bedrooms,' bar  reap  | /ice, dining room   and kitchen ;  ished throughout'and in a  good  tion.    For further particulars app  Cf.AVTON, MAXUKlj tt Co.,  or'to Nicu^"-  J. M. LikusAY,"Moyie  ryrjw  from   this   province  will   be  sent .0 U,e dominion  o*M iu  Uiel ZTSZ^^Z^^  interest of their particular districts  and it is expected they will be able to  return with something more tangible  as a result of their missiou than"empty  promises.   '  / "   The JoIIpwng taken from the Kani-  '   loops Standard is a fair  illustration of  (he troubles with   which   the 'average  country newspaper  publisher   has   to  contend:   '  "We " apologize   for,   all   'mistakes  made in previous issues, and say   they  were inexcusable, aud that  we  ought  , to know better, as all an editor has   to  do is to   hunt   news, 'and   clean   the  rollers and the  press,   and   set   type,  ant! sweep the floor,- and   write  short  items, and fold papers and.make paste,  and mail papers aud   talk   to   visitors,  and distribute   type  and   chop   wood,  and read proofs and correct   mistakes,  and hunt the scissors  to write editorials, and haul   water   for   the  boiler,  and   rustle   advertisements    aud   job  work, and   dodge   the   bills,   and  dun  the folks that won'a pay up, and   take  etissings from everybody, and tell   our  subscribers that we need money."  gagement at once.. By return niail came  a letter, acquiescing in ray suggestion;  and for tho last three years 1 had been  endeavoring to persuade myself that I  didn't care.   Not with uniform success.  II.  My only feeling, however,' on recognizing hinirnowwas unreasoning anger.  "I think, Mr. Farquhar, that it Was  very questionable 4tasie to thrust vour-  r-elf upon me in this way!"  ���'Good   heavens!    .Do you suppose I  did' it on purpose?   This infernal machine was just off.   [No time for choice.  However, it, is not for long." '  .   "Jiov.- long?"   I asked.  "I believe the, circuit is made in about  ��0 minutes, and I should think nearly  arm, while with kis'left and with feet  and knees hc clings desperately. .  "  "Madge, Madge!" lie says, hoarsely,  "for God sake nerve'yourself!   Cling io  somcthiug!   I cannot hold you like this  long.   Trya.ll you know."  ,    "I will."   ADd I suit the action (o 1 he  word by grasping the"lower prt of the  door sill with both hands. : "Promise  mc you will not attempt the descent."  "No, I will not, I swear i"  lie is still holding me, for my feet are  below   the steps.'    We are hi hideous  peril, but one dare not realize it. '*  I have cause now to be thankful that  an annual,mountaineering ^..Switzerland ha!s strengthened my ner'ye-and  muscle.  Somehow I regain the car in safety.  Cecil is quickly beside-me, and alien, oh!  crowning ' ignominy���I fling myself,  sobbing, into his arms. It does not seem ���  to strike him as strange, for 1 am folded | to  close to his heart and soothed ' and I �����  fondled .-us I used to be in the old days'  . before he left me.  "Madge, dear little girl, you have not  /forgotten me after all?"  "Never, never, though I tried so hard  And you?"   ,  , "I tried io. rwbe,n- I heard you were  fond of some one else."  "I never was."  "Why did ypu write as you did ?"  'T .thovighr you di4 twl care any  more."  Try  a  FOR  KOOTENi  Coughs apd  Colds ..  Bottle.  Scnt;hy��itrail 50 Cents.  R- e: beattie,  Dr-ugreist. ,CI.A>-KIJOOK  :FAMOUS  MINERAL WATER  to  to  :  to  �� to  i *...  i K  ,\ to  to-,  /j\   \\u carry corajiltte linus of  EAST KOOTENAY, B. C.  te  m minutes, ana J should think nearly I      "Bvthe sam- mnil T <,M . wi     *  half thattimehaselapscdalr.ady.  YoJ \ J^rTZ^If it^i^  need not fear that I shall intrude my  self any f urt'her on 3-oiir notice."  "It certainly .does seem unnecessary  to resume our acquaintance."  "As you please."  T bowed, and he retired to the further  corner of the car, where, he sat steadily  looking out. of the window.  I glanced toward him. Yes, he had  altered, but for the better. He was  broader and browner, and that silky  beard was a distinct improvement.  Kcally, though, this had no interest for  me���he was nothing to me.  T resumed my study of the view. We  must be descending now. flow slowly  we were going! We scarcely seemed to  more: I looked at my watch; it must  have gone madly wrong, for according  to its register wc had already been  half an hour, a.nd thc whole journey  only took'20 minutes. *I saw'a great  many heads thrust out from the Various cars, and it seemed as if someanx-  Xevrsi'aper Troubles.  "Third notice.���Every editor has re  . ceived them.    The   postmaster  sends  them to the   editor.    Tho  postmaster  .is not to blame.    For  instance,  there  was a man by the name   of���well,  say-  Tim Short, who sent us   three   notices) iety was felt,  to stop his paper; he did not   want  it       u?<-  had undoubtedly  any longer.    We wondered   what  was  the matter.    Upon   investigating  our  Mibscriplion book we found   (hat  Tim  was short   %_S)0.    He   never   paid   a. j'  cent, nnd yet he stopped   hi.s  paper a*- j  a matter   oi economy   to   u*,.    A   few  j my  cousin  saying, you were engaged  1 to that lanky Irishman, MaJone."  "Wliich cousin?" '  ���   "Gertrude Gray."  "Why, Cecil, she must have wanted to  port us. Yes, I -always thought she  cared for j-ou."  He Hushes and says: "Was there no  ���truth in tlie report about Mnlone  Madge?"  "Xot a word, indeed; and indeed���"  He bends and kisses my lips.  "-.radge���little .sweetheart that used  to love me���I was going to see Gen rude  this evening to ask her to take pit von  a lonely man,in the far east. Shall r  go?"  He has fo bend .low for The answer  But it is "No," emphatic, though whispered, and he is satisfied.  to  to  to  to-  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  l  to  to  to  to  to  to  a6*S��S�����jS���*S*s  DIPLOMA .VXD MB JUT,     '  AT ,   WORLD'S^    JTAIR.  THORPE   &  CO.  FjUTOIUK.-,  Victoria,    -   Vancouver,   -   IVolson.  C'  Dry Goods,  Groceries,  Hardware.  Irt.  WINES,  LIQUOPS   AND   CTGARS  .\T WHOLE.*".* I.E.  The above  hotel has been recently er-  i.-'.J,  ected, and neatly   furnished   through- & ���'J  out. ' J;,*l  Cosy  and Comfortable   Rooms *f:'$.  The bar is supplied   with   the 'rv'X-V  best  brands   of liquors,   and tr:!'i>:  cigars.                     .-----���-.  e Headqu-axters fortMining Men.,  f -^.^.H- *?*r*r.-C.���:*r��� 1*1-  CmnUrook,-  -���   l-'ort Steele    --   Wavtlnor.  mmmmKmmm**mm'***''m"''''*ia-~i^mmMmm-wMMMtmMmM^  Whknt  in   ukanijKook  Call   at tub  PIONEER  MilLOP,  evenings ttgo we r-lenped inlo clm.-jh  and Tim's melodious tenor rang out  load and clear in that old .vml-s-litring  song,'Jesus Taid It AIL' Mt- might  have been mistaken but his earnestness impressed us. The next day we  sent him a receipt in full, L gging iii.*;  pardon for nol knowing he had made  an alignment of his liabilities to the  -Lord."���Ex. -    '  Special.   EciiUou.oi tl.o kootenay   Mining  St.indarti.  A special edition   of   the    Kootenay  Mining Standard   of Rossland will appear  about   the   first   of  July.   The,  pages of the edition will contain   over  over    one   hundred    handsome   halftone views of  the  principal  mines of  the Kootenay and Boundary  districts,  also a complete and   authentic   write-  up of   same.    Engravings   of  all'the  leading-   cities,   including  -Eossland  trail, Nelson, Kaslo,   Sandon,   Greenwood, (}ran,| .For]-,*., pon Steele,   Kev-  elstuke, Hilverton,    New   Denver    N-i-  k��sp,     Cascado,.    Whitewator',    bran*  -rook, Moyie, Ymir, Aiuswor'th, Trout  J-akc, Lnc    Salmo, ..MeGuigan, Codv,  I nv,' J-orks, Slocan City, and   .-everal  fAin-r   smaller    camps,    will   a]so    h���  _vu  therein.  ���. stopjned. I  would have given anything to speak to  Cecil Farquhar, yet pride forbade mc.  Perhaps  ho would begin.    T looked  toward him.   His he-ad was out of the  opposite window.   1 rattled mypa.nu*ol,  and   changed   my jiosition    j-VmiewIiat  noisily.    ,S'o notice was laken.  -Shall   1 .-peak?    Fear .-md curiosity  have a hard Imttle v. ith pride.   Two 10  one  ought to win:    but  pride is very  Mrong,  Surely he must look round soon.  Still  ! (hat impervious back!  |     Xow lie  i.s talking <o some odc.    1  j c-an'r earch  the words, but the voices  j ^iiind   anxious.     T must know.    Jt. p.-,  absolutely   inhuman   not   to   tell    me.  Some! hing must, have gone wrong with  'he machinery���perhaps    we    are    in  danger.   -.1 must know. ' Pride-ia. well-���  ���nigh vanquished.   I go over to his side  of tlie carriage! ;  "Mr.VFarquhari'y  He doesn't hear, and thrusts himself  further out of the window to listen to  what   the .man in, the car beneath  is  saying.   I .strain my-ears to listen and  ea.teh a word or two:   .'Can't move machine���great fear���hours."  Pride-is-laid low.   7  I pull his coat.  He. turns round, at last, with a look  ot 1 extreme surprise. ���  I don't care.  "Tell me���I must know! What has  happened?" -,  yrbey cannot move the wheel! Something l,n.s gone wrong with tbe chains!  It may bo some hours before they sue-  ceocl m putting Y right,.",  I suppose I looked mT scare,], for hn  says, almost kindly: '���  "I do not, think thei-ejs auy.dangpr-  mconvenience." "'  IV.  . .Bvcryono has heard of tlie night out  in the Great Wheel-  Sixteen hours! A wearisome time to  many, but-we had the story of five years  to tell each other a.nd plan's (o ma lie for  the. fill nre. rt was none, too lone. f!od-  fnw's band below, brought clo.*e lo th<>  wIhh'1 to relieve the l.-dium'of tho <<��nn  of imprisonment, playing wild. swe<*i  waiter music, formed a fitlinc accom-  paniment to (he talk in whicli "Do you  nrai-mlHT?" was ever on our lips.  The brave t-ir who did eliinb the gln|-  ct.*., bringing refre��lmient lo the prisoners, seo.nu-d to Lake in (he .*itii.-.iion  and oifercd us his cone-rat 11 In lions in  < he heartiest manner imaginable. (>r-j  was half inclincfl to Ik*.angry, but happiness won the day, and he ended In-  giving the sailor a. most wildly extrav-  .'igant "briJcsh.-csh."  AVc wnt a telegram to Aunt. -Mary,  whreh .she never gOT, for she did not go  borne., as I had hoped'she would, but sii".  spent, the night iii the gardens close at  the foot of the inert monster.  When at. last the word was passed up  that an Was r]frht and v:e. should soon  move it was to us a subject of'regref  jarkl the descent was'all'top rapid. ��� '  Aunt Mary was on the spot to receive  me, full of regret**: and commiseration.  "I shall neivoT'forgive myself for not,  coming.   Fancyyourispehdingall those  hours  .-done   on   that   most- terrible '  wheel! 'i ���  j , Arc shoivinff a inost coe'J-  ?)k'to stock of Dress- r,oj5<j;;f,  'Ready (o Wear .Shirt'I',  Tailor Marie Costumes, Co|-  s>et.* in MUe, pink, bliwr'fv  aud u-liite; Shoiilder CajK'I*-  in rhiirron and velvet; a!s-_^)  fancy Hlip|>crs for ladkjs  -Wliilj iu Men's wear w ���'**  ex'-fll in Hats, Shoei^  /���oncy shirts nnd Tie.*, cn il  Xobby Suits. f}  While in CritTibrook call and inspect our ��to��k |  HIX.L & CO., I  7 ti/  ���ASSATCAfy  Met unes Block  CUANBIIOOK  -Vl  IS0X ys.  fC��RO'0ili3JffiCESa  And see the largest stock in  JEast IvOotcnay. We have  everything you require in  shelf and'builder's hardware,  paints, oils, glass, stoves and  tinware. Tinshop in connection.  NELSON,  B. C.  If You  Want Anything  IV.  IV  IV  to  IV  ft  G. K. MINFR, Prop...   CitAximook.  That is what wo sell. We carry even;- I  thing in ilmt line, Yth staple and 'I'I  fancy. Cur .sLot.-k i�� the large?) ��� in T.  Ncleon; t-ur prices '!.o lowest; our i  goods the best. Special attoniion to  mail ordera.    Write us.  IN THE D.RUG LINE OH  A SS A VERS'    S UITL1K S,  ���".'all on tir write  ^  "QU  ���*���  W. F. TEET2EL & CO.,  SKI,son. it. c:  'Cry Three Star 1'lour.  3MC. DesBrisay & Co.,  MEUClfANT TAIIjOK,  ORANBROOK  AnriUMIKN   iSl.OCK.  XBIjSON, IJ. v..  THE   LAKE  SHORE  Barber Shop.  Next door to the Moyie Liumit office  , ..epairing Neatly and Promptly Executed. Special Attention Given  to -Mail Orders.  Suits  Made  to   Order.  Vrr>'     ������ 7 ���' "  -a^^^^^-^^^^^iS^S:^'*  CANADIAN PACIFIC  RAILWAY  ���AND���  Soo    Line.  CANADA'S  NATIOMAL  HIGHWAY  The Short tend J'n.*t  Koiilu to 11 ml Kroni  KOOTICNAY  COUN'TKY.  W. A. HAJVn'rj'TON, ]'  'I was not alone. I m eta friend.   _]  i ou  OTlIv  haye heard of Mr. Fa.rquliar, auntie?"  She. hnd, as having ijehavvxl veri/badly to me! She. gave him ;i look which  was quite.healthily vicious.  "I have not the pleasure of his acquaintance."      ,  "We must rrernodg.' tiiaf, -\rrs7Farle "  he says, pleas-'uitly, "heeau.^. it - is-my  good fortune to be your prospective  ucpliew."  tSlie looks- at me, 7-a.ii-ly puzzled. j  "It's all right. Aunt Mary. Up there  people undar-stand one another Ix-ttei*.  Icrhops the rariiicd air sharpens tlui  .PATRONIZE.  WHITE LABOR  I!y Sondlng Your Work To the.  ���JOSJSI'ir NEniEUS'l'APT.l-ro)),  j ...iicor beer sold ' by the   Keg or   dozen  I ottlos..  Pacific to the Atlantic.  ySlceping Car.Route.    Tourist  Cars leave   Seattle  daily   for  yt.   Paul.     Wednesdays   for  Montreal and Boston.    Mon-   .  days nnd Fridays for Toronto.  ������SiS^SiS  riTlLli' CONRAD, Piiof.  0661> .WOJ.K, VKiClia'itlSASOWAlJI.1.;  Bottled Beer  in Stock.... . .  (} 1 utsido Ordera divert Strict A ttenii  First .Class 'Sleepers  on  I Main Line Trains  all  il-  ���o n.  Connecting- Tri-w'eekly  via. Macleod, or via.  Kootenay Landing.  Ajijily for Knte-H, Mnp.s, Timo CurilH, Tlckol-i uii'J  Kul)  Iiiforii'uiiion to Nearest botiaI  Af;ent, or  W. K. ANOKKSON, K. J. COYI/K.     "..  T. I'. A. Nelson. J). 1', A., Vuiicovul'i  ���tt^-BtiBUi-c   our ticket, ruadH via. <-'   I'. Iv,.  3  -. .I'.i'V^..,"**-  MOVIEA  hih become too*

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