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 a  - -i    ���'  -^fyJU^A^ y��^y^iJ^^ ^^^iyt  TCPwri  ��� YOL. 2, NO. (>.  MOYIE, JB. C  MAY  27, 1899.  A YEAK  ���V*    i'' -f     i  Ayr, a  ;, AN|IDEAL TOWNSITE' For 'Business[.and^|  Pleasure; as a Residential Locality ^  Unequalled.  Situated on Moyio Lake. Excellent! Fishing, Boating,, Bathing  and   Shooting. . .  BACKED BY PAY:?.'BOLL'S  ior  5  5  Mines all within an hour's walk. Good water  Supply. Exceptional drainage facilities. Has  ihe best'prospecls.      ��� '.  zz-'.y  yiS^z  r #;Tlie, Busiest and Most Talked of Town in  :'#ViS?5. '    EAST KOOTENAY.  um-\y\\A-i - '  '"F-*  llMO  will mm i  Coeur d'Alene Properties to Be Worked.  MEETING   HELD   IN   SPOKANE  Scalo of Wages for Miners Will lie Three  "     anil u Halt UoUnrs a IJuy.  ���Ulcir in Demand.  [I^A^ti ..   G.  CAMPBELL; Moyie,   B. C.      $/  >^%KaOSf��KIJ  ���'b, >',f  -:-3"-'.-r'} ', i  .^,4 ,<.-;';.>:':"' ��� The"only  house .in   East  Kootenay    *:  I;  '^yZ^Z  il}'-  nonse,. in   Jiiast  Kootenay  heatedUhroujjhout with hotair.'  First,class in every respect. Special  rates tb boarders, Good sample room  forr'commercial men.       ',  European-pi:m.    Open day and night.  I  SMALL.   & fllUSGKAVE.  Prpiis.  ORAN BROOK, - VB, C,  i  i  el  ��_Y&��.*&r_rf7 r^zi.r^ i-Cr..-rfz_s��z^r��z J^.t^_^V_j^^'z..tr^^-?lr^-t.V. j^Y-jrt.r^^^'zL^ y'x AzSi  rlgS^g^^d^^ ^^^^^^:����^^>*l-^'.'JZl'Zl^ll^-   sZisZ-^  ^^*aW"^���*J*^^^aBal��^^��WEa>^B|tfJi��^..aftty-; aiSSa   ���^HUSar ^���Cia-" ~-au*>- 111   _'I|H_-W MfP     1��H I ^    ������III    ���'        ������    Mf -^��a������> * 1      I l>      'Hill       II     III     ��� #,������"  ���jr3S,"��Jall��>S!fc.>k.' "��*>.��� >����.��� >��*.* -"Ha.- "�������.��� >*V ��*v ��*>��� ^��S��.- >��k,< >��*.��� '����>,��� >* S' ^K','��!��.- ^a?^^  '��Wk...i-'^,.<',Jr  OKSAULNIKIt Jt CO.. I'voim-  Eegular Meals Served in' tho Dining  Uoo.-n, with Skout Ori'Ku.s between  meals.  ��'    /jj\  AS  /ft  iii! ^^Headquarters for Commencial  and IVIininq Men.  mz:->'Z%fs  l/Ii ''/'QUEEN  AVrSNIJK, ��� ��� ��� MOYl'fe,   n. c.  "���*.' ' A-'H  li.^^/?lW^^',^',*s>',,^-^��',^'^*->^'>��Ja'>lik,,>la->lk*NS^-^^>^<-^ ,^jk->la>-^:  /ft  m  ������'  r  ,*>'   .;'  ' y; '     '.*  V4'1.  Spokane, May 2.3.���The mine owners  of the Coeur d'Alenes propose to cooperate with the staie authorities of  Idaho in'preserving order, and v/ill  immediately start up all the mines in  the district. ,    .  This, was decided upon at a meeting  of the Owners held in this city yesterday. The following mines were  represented: Tiger-Poor man, Standard, Hecla, Mammoth, Helna-Frisco,  Black Benr, Gem, Morning, You Like,  Bunker' Hill <fe Sullivau, and Empire  State (Last Chance). The decision  was unanimous.   . ,       '  The wages paid at Burke, Gem and  Mullan are $3.50 a day for all men  working underground., The wages at  Wardner are $3.50 a day for miners  and $3 a day for laborers or -'muckers." Three hundred and fifty men  aire already at work at Wardner, and  the other camps can give immediate  work for 1000 men.  Wardner, Idaho, May 22-.���The  Western' Federation of Mineis is likely  to be split over the question of dealing  with tlie situation in ��� the Coeur d'Alenes. The few members remaining  in the district have been sullenly  .awaiting developments in the hope  that the order would not be enforced.  Now, however, when , every union  mine in the Coeur d'Alene has been  closed absolutely they are Ik ginning  to realize that the adniini.sinttion  means business.  Sunday, afternoon at 2 o'clock tiie  Butte Union held a meeting when the  mat ter "was considered. It was finally  decided that the unions throughout  this district had best surrender their  charters and suspend ihe fight until  the troops leave here. Meanwhile  married members, who are beuomiug  a drain on the federation's linimccs,  will be permitted to renounce (he  union ("not") and thereby' get permits lo return to work.  Ed Boycn, the president of tiie federation, and Col. Pat Beddy of San  Francisco, who has beeu employed to  defund the strikers, are credited with  being opposed to the scheme. Both of  them nre trying to bring about the  annulment of the order compelling  miners to renounce the union before  seeking employment there. Boyce is  opposed to suspending the fight at the  present time.  Up Canyon creek the miners are  still sullen and disposed to be  defiant.  MAMMOTH   RETAIL   EMPORIUM.  HARDWARE,  GROCERIES,  PRODUCE.  ^ZLj^jrI^^z^z^7j^jrfz_sfe-.v^ At-skr'sbr ^ AslAQ  .1      .  nuxj  iviiMj,-5   ur  ETST3  3.  ��� DONE ���  TIN ROOFING A SPECIALTY.  CLOTHING,  Gents' Furnishings,  BOOTS and SHOES  -PROPRIETORS   OF���  STRICTLY FIRST CLASS IN ALL DEPARTMENTS.  Cor. "17"��o-t<32riia JS1:-r' aL:ra.c3L Moyie Jk.STG>m,  MO��"5TX:E2   city.  li. A. McDonald, one of the best  known carpenters and contractors in  East Kootenay, came over from Cranbrook Tuesdaj' to remain.  The ..next regular meeting of the  Moyie Board of Trade will be held  Tuesday evening, May 30., All members should make it a r point to be  present.  H. J. Sullivan, traveling auditor for  th~e"0. P. II. with headquarters at  Revelstoke, was here this week, the  tjueat of L. M. Mansfield, the C. P. R.  agent. ,   t  .The ladies who had' charge of the  children's celebration on the Queen's  birthday wish to thank the people of  Mo;, ie for their liberal money contributions and other aid.  ,The staff oi the Leader is indebted  to Mr. aud Mn=. Neitzcl for a package  of delicious radrslies, which were  raised in their garden near their home  on the west shore of the lake.  Llist Saturday J. W. H. Smythe,  .manager of the Cranbrook branch,of  the Canadian Bank of Commerco, and  Dr. Carlson of Trail, came over from  Cranbrook. They returned Sunday  afternoon.  Hewetts' Musettes played to a fair  sized audience last Thursday evening.  The musical selections were good and  slight- of hand work was quite clever.  The mind reading by Lady Zctta was  also very good.  . Some more alterations are being  made in the Moyie hotel, the stairway  being again removed to mako moro  room in the billiard hall. The entire house will be papered and other  improvements made'in tbe near future,  A dance will be given at the   KaufT-  P. A. O'Farrell Is Here.  P. A. O'Farrell, that gifted writer  who has been so instrumental during  the past few years in placing the mineral resources of the Kootenays prora-  inently before tho people of both the  east and west, landed in Moyie last  evening, and will remain here until  next Tuesday morning.' Mr. O'Farrell  is interested in the Moyie and^ Kimberley townsites, and it is for the purpose of looking after these ' that he is  now in East Kootenay. He has been  unceasing in his efforts tp secure the  necessary railway accommodations in  Moyie, and feels "confident now that  the desired effect has been accomplished.  The following concerning the Moyie  and Kimberley townsites is taken  from the. Spokesman-Rflview'of the  2-ith, inst:   ' '  ���-  "P. A. ,0'Farrell. and   J.   F.  Reddy  are at outs over their town site schemes  in   British    Columbia,   and    the   first  named bas sued the latter  for  $3,000.  Mr. O'Farrell says that early   in  1897  he   and   others    furnished   funds   to  Reddy to buy a  half interest   in   the  townsites of  Movie and ' Kimberley.  with the understanding that O'Fanell  should have   a   tenth  interest  in   the  townsite of Moyie  and   an   eighth   in  Kimberley. Redd3- took tbe title in his  own" name, and ifc is  said   sold   ^6,200  worth of lots in Moyie aud $3,300  in  Kimberley.     Later,    it    is    claimed,  Reddy,   by G. J.  Riner,  his   attorney  in fact, -''conspired to defraud plaintiff  of his interest in   the  townsites,"  and  January S, 1S9S. sold the half interest  in each town to P. J. MoMahon. ' The  prayer   of   the   complaint   asks  judgment for $3,000 and costs."  Xe-iv, Storo in Town.,  Moyie has another store. It has  bloomed forth under the name of the  Moyie , Clothing Co., ' with W. S.  Morrell as the manager. The store is  located in the cemodious rooms in the'  west end of the Central hotel, on  Queen's avenue. It is the intention  of the company to carry in "slock  every thing in' the gents' furnishing  line, and to sell at prices lower than  can be had in outside towns. The  Leader wishes the Moyie Clothing  Co. and its popular .manager every  success. '   HIot.il Quotations.  New  'York,   May   24.���Bar   silver  61^ cents. Lead, very,quiet,. $-1.45 bid,.  4.50   asked.     The  brokers' price    ia  $4.25.  -GENERAL  NEWS   NOTES.  A large deposit of pure alum has  beeu found in thc Windermere dia-  trict. '       _^=i_i.  A court of the Independent Order  of Foresters will be instituted in  Fernie in the near f uture.  COMPANY,  Just Oi>eiiccl -with  man house next  Monday evening  in  Armed stiikers have been skirmishing J honor ,of iVrn ,UK] Mrs.   Ben   Murphy,  VV-vK-\:  VI    C\    I        *���      li      "T     >?      l>   J&  *.**% w  around the canyon aud rumors have  been current that, their intention was  to blow up sotue of thc powder magazines.  LOCAL   NEWS.  Prices Gilreri and Orders  Taken'on- Every thing in  The Printing Line at the  77Amm  wiZzzAA .   ���, ���"-.'���'.������..���      '��� ���<>"/  CAMPBELL,   A. TCLAKK.  JlThis Hotel is New and well Furnished. ^The  ���^.������VJ Tables are Supplied with the Best the  flHl'Market'affbrds.; The Bar i# Filled.. with I  .the Best Brands of Liqnor^l and Cigars.,  -oHI-  Father Welsh is spending a law  I days in town.  Mr. and .Mrs.Ben. Murphy were in  Nelson this-'week. ���    , '     '.  A private box has been added to  the Central dining hall.  Jack Moore of the Lake Shore''hotel  was in 'Cranbrook this week.  Prentice Adams returned Monday  from a ten days business trip to Spokane. -  A chicken dinner will be served at  the Moyie hotel-tomorrow at the  usual. ��� . 'v.  A: P. Bremner of the Alberta hotel  was in Cranbrook the first of the  wuek. .'''���:'  Joe  Shae.  attended  birthday   celebration  Wednesday.  D. I/. Betchen; .and 'ii.  were o'ut to Movie from  first of'the'weep.  . the    Queen's  in    Cra ti.b rook  Frr.s  who will sevei their connection with  that house on tho first of June to take  charge of tlie boarding house at the  St. Eugene mine.  Au informal musical concert was  given at the Lake Shore hotel last  Saturday evening. Music was furnished by k\ W. Murphy nnd P. T.  Smyth. A lunch was served by  Messrs. McCraekon A Moore the proprietors, about 10 o'clock. There was  quite a large number of persons present,/     '  The work of excavating for the St.  Eugene concentrator building is being'  pushed with all possible speed, and  the men digging the trench for the  fluiri'e are making a- good showing.  The working force at the. mine, is being steadily increased, and there is  still a vacancy for some practical  miners. The tramway  veved. //���"  is  being  sur-  Sooioty Girl Wason Road. ' '��� ���  Work was commenced this week on  the wagon road to' the Society Girl  mine,- east of the St. Eirgene. Already  ser  ilpwards' of a hi'iie76i th'e' right Of- way  has   been   tlc'iii'iia,'  iifid: grading has  He on' started;   fe'h'a's'. J^a'frelly owner 6  tire  jrr6p'eftfvv  e'f^'e'efs   to have   tin  rb'M'-fH ioWc^tibn' for hait'lihg ore ou  Queen's! Birthday.  Last Wednesday, the Queen's birthday, was quietly observed in _ Moyie.  The program prepared by Miss* Moore,  the teacher,'and several of the other  ladies, for the school children was carried out iu the south end of Victoria  street. Following is a list of the  winners:  Boys' race, above six���Eddie Murphy, first; Eddie Desaulnier, second:  Frank Ames, third.  Girls, above six���May Murphy,  first; Erna Neiderstadt; second; Ida  LeBlanc, third.  Boys' race, under six���"-Sidney Elmer, first; Philip Conrad, second;  Johnuj- Elmer, third,  Girls' race, under six���Clara Keider-  stadt, first, Lillic Conrad, second.  Boys' three legged race���Willie  Murphy and Eddie Desaulnier, first;  Eddie Murphy and Frank Ames, second.   ���.,'���'���"���''  Girls' race���;Erua Jfeiderstadt, first;  Ida LeBlanc, second.  Sack race���Eddie Murphy,,- first;  Willie Murphy, second; Frank Ames,  third. ' .  '  Boys' handicap race���Philip Conrad,  first; Eddie Murphy, second; Eddie  Desaulnier, third. '.'���....  The boys then pulled a tug of war  match, four on', a side. After a few  moments of a gritty struggle, the boys  with.Frank Ames as anchorman crime  out victorious. . ,  At this juncture tlie ladies and  children, owing to a threatening rain,  and thunder storm, adjourned' to' the  residence of Mr. and Mrs. Martin  Foley, where a nice lunch was served.  A  complete stock  -OF-  gents' furnishings.  Queens Ave.,  At OX IE 1 B. C.  NEW JEWELRY  High grado watches a specialty. A nice line of engage- ���  ment. aud weddiug rings,  broaches, blouse sets, bracelets, chains; etc. Orders by  mail., solicited. All work  and goods guaranteed to.give  satisfaction.  W. F. TATE;  CkanBiiooK,,B. C. JEWELER.  Are You Insured?  KOK  FIKJE, LUTE OK  ACCIDENT,  CALL OX  After    lunch . the   children  themselves playing games.  enjoyed  The dance given in thu   evening  k ZMOXXli,  m   'HEADQUARTERS FOR d&kMti.fkmM*  and mutUGMun. .;.;  ��� ������������-'.     .-- -:        lAAiJ^a vo'Lh:iiiyi:A:  ^      &. J. ^cFh'c^r'c'.^^^ ti'ine during  thc  wii'i'Vo,?!  .s-muiii-av.. -W.^ i.o  ?#,i.v?a- 7aAA'Ax7H h'tititil the summer..  ��� Vt,   f ^ 1 ��u.      o.I ��� ^~4��.,'.j'4       1 y ��. ��i       i��a       . ���     ,M 1..'      o v . <./~4.t>;  j ��     �����  tvd^vo'Si^te??,-     ' '���      .. -���- ���.    .   ���;-    '���  f/     4,  itAt^ faiyj .ifitf,' At-A^Ac .(ra- The building of another "house of  w  ���... ..,-..,       h> i apphaneea n'oV) graces th'e front of the  r*W��5S^.SS.,��*��S*W.->.-����r��������������^����^<:����^-C����:��<i Iv.'OO teilliy 'llOlOl.  at  c;t,/,,A -f,,(11 Weou' started;   WM J^a'freli;6w'ifer  of ILhc Ellst Kootenay hotel  was  ah  en-  ...(...Liu   ..nc.,-...    .:.;-l,_L.i...i,:_4.-.   I'Xi'Aiy *l- 1...-._   ��� ihe'j joyable   and   successitd   event.    Thc  11 spacious hall was tastefully   decorated  with flags, and bunting, and beautifully  W,v-vv .cP.'v,;.,'nSi^ly aartol tiie summer. . illuminated with gas light,   presenting  "���>'"  ^ ������ L-^>-1 - in all a   beautiful   and attractive  ap  pearance,    jjuii   excellent  lunch    was  jay "'was commenced, this  week in the  upper-end of..town.-.    ......  ���erved about midnight, after which  dancing was again indulged in for  iSonic time,  McVittie & Hutchison,        Post Office  Painting;  hanging,  -v  K&k&S-  mining, etc,"���'etc,-  'i  11  &*,111 h:i'I'es Fui'M t.^UOtt'.  jfovi'iij'.' n'. ��"<  m&mmzmmmii  li\.mimnmimm.m&iHimm f  R3VE  Capita  rer  Otfs  ou   CO'  the se  year $  more  .  respor.  year. -  consol  b*57.0(  for rh  HSl iv  total  perioc  uno fc  ,nnd  f.  The o  monil  So a, 0<"  iorlof  was e,  solida  again-  The  ',-  those  foruip  5>1,45'  shows  moutl  two-c'  been '  the se  Tin '  accou  prove  stdvar  #o,(5a'  seven  was  Ellf^h  ��483, '  r Loi  letter  openi  has I  respo'  office  KOtte,  prom  it i alh  bat b  ' clear!  large  Lo  to th'  aud f  riatll   '  Th  Ben li  a cap  . M. P,  eit?S"  West  share  have  whic  ' ieut  noxic  froiir  >M  m��.  *��  Wi  no jo  romt ���  A me  j ueet >'  r;ub,ie/  bouu  there  tbe  boun  and  ensse  cl usi  tin?  joint  of di  take)  ive.  to -\v  read  iNi    .  Ushi  shot ' '"''  aud .  horn      :  was  as ti'  the  (iapl  full;,  was:  to tl  The  heat  hint  nnd|.:v-v, .  !irrP^veJ  pist  cast  \ i1 'i.  A .^A.  A CONFLICT  $ OF EVIDENCE  '���  �� ��a  �� BT  $ KODRIGDES OTTOLEN'GUI, %  *5       Author of " An Artist in       **  * Crime." *j  ., igmi^^HtiKiiHHMitmnmi  CHAPTEK   VI.  MYSTERIOUS XOISKS.  In pursuance of the directions left  by Mr. Barnes and communicated,, to  him by Burrows, Squire Olnoy, empanelled a Jury, taking ihem.to the- Lewis'  farm, and allowing tliem to examine  the corpse, where it lay in the position  {is when discovered. He then adjourned the inquest until the return of  the absent detectives. Meanwhile he  .ordered Dr. Snow, a. competent' sur-'  jreon, to make an autopsy, placing1 the  corpse in an upper:,room and in charge  ��jf the physician.  '   The  jurymen   and   assembled "neighbours dispersed slowly, as though loath  to   the   leave   the   vicinity.       Burrows  mixed   with   them,   hoping   to   extract  some clue by conversation which might  prove of value to him.     In this* he I'ail-  ��-d entirely.      The greater number .apparently suspected that Walter .Marvel  was implicated, and a.s he was a pon-  Vral   favourite   they   feared     to   speak  "With   the   detective   lest   they     should  compromise their friend.  '   One man.   however,   voluntarily    ap-  piwu-hed him and said :  *' They tell me as how you're the detective."  " You are quite light," said Burrow.s  hopefully. "  "My, name's Skene," paid the other,  " Josiah Skene, station-agent, down to  Lee���Deepo'. I hearrr 'bout this inquest, an' tho't I'd run up an' see how  ��� you're sittin' ,011. Anybody 'rested '!"  " Well, that only goes to show. 1 al-  with a smile. " We have only been at  work a few hours, you know."  '" Well, that only goes to show.    T always tho't as how them stories in the  Borston papers wuz kinder- far-fetched.  They  make   out's  though you detective  fellers wuz o_uicker'n greased lightning.  I  guess  you    ain't' no    smarter    than  other, folks.     1 guess 1  could put you  up, to snuff in this case anyway."    Mr.  Skene   took   his   long   chin   whisker   in  ]iis left hand, stroked it once ancl turn-  <   ed it up so that he readily bit the end,  the while loooking at 'Burrows through'  the corner of his eyes, his head turned  partly away  as  though  he  were  contemplating some  thing  on the distant  horizon.  "Do you know anything ?'1'',J3ur-  , rows spoke with a little anxiety. He  recognized that the man was an eccentric and feared to do or say something  that would antagonize him. After a  long  pause  came 'the  reply.  "Mebbe." Only this one word, muttered without removal of the whisker  from his mouth. Burrows waited for  more, but was forced to continue the  conversation himself.  " Mr. Skene, this is a dreadful business, and if you can help us to unravel  it I am sure you will do so.''  "Ain't   that what I'm   up  here  for?  D'you   s'pose   I   tramped   up   here   for  exercose ?    N'ot much.    But the joke is  that   you  should   need   me   to   tell   you  anything.      You're    a  detective    from  Borston.    ��� T   tho't  as  how  you  fellers  wuz so so cute-like, that you jest  looked at the dead man an' 'rested the mur- 1  derer straight'oil':  saw his likeness in  the corpse's eyes, or suthin'.   j\-e read I  that in  books,  but 1 guess you reel de-  leclives   ain't  so .darned   smart  as   all  that, hay '."'  ������ jVo,  1   am afraid   not.      We  are  no  smarter than other folks, only we maJte  ere us. Then ,i\hcri 1 hearn of the  murder, - .why/ it j-a.ll come tn me as  plain as a pikestaff. That mysterious  visitor come up expressly to kill  I-jf-wls. That's why he wuz so darned  anxious1 to ^;it outer town ajj'in las'  night. Uudi i- Hum circumstances it  ain't likely as how he'd buy a ticket  frcm  me." >,  "At   what   time   did   he   arrive   and  at   what  lime did   lie leave ?"  *��� He come in at i.OT, an' he kctehed  tho 10.29 down."  " Which way do you mean by  down '!"  " Why, man alive, don't 3-011 know  ,that much ? J.vnvn is down. Down  to'ards Xaahuwav, Wooster an' that  'ere ivav."   ���  " Ycu   must   excuse   my   ignorance."  said Bui-row's,  humbly.     " 1 don't nre-  trrrd   to   know     everything,     you   s.;o.  JVovr, one thing more���X must tell yon,  though   T   rrosunie   you     know   it   already,   that   it   is   of   the   utmost   im-  jxrtance   when   a   detective-is   trying  to   catch   a   criminal     that   he   should  keep  a   close   mouth.      As   you   and   I  are   working   together,   as   it   were.   I  must ask you to speak to no one but  myself."  This   speech   was   adroitly     worded.  Burrows vvas anxious that Mr.  Barnes  should  not hear of this new clue,   intending   if   1 ossible   to     work   it   out  alcne.      In ��� order   therefore,   to   close  the mouth of this egotistical countryman   he, ingeniously   included   him   in  his   work,   having  discerned   that   the  fellow wa.s anxious  to, havo a tale to  tell   to   tb<?  frequenters   of   the   saloon  of   how  " me  an'   the.   detective, from  Borston   worked   un   the   case."      Mr.  Skene, how ever, made one feeble protest. ���*  " Well, as to that," said he, "I 'Am",  as how I'd have to go on the stand  at the inquest an' tell what T know."  He evidently counted upon the notoriety to be gained by such a pro-,  cod u re.  ���'Oh. of eourre !" said Burrows, hastily endeavouring to i-atisfy him upon this point. " i" will tell "the squire,  and he will call you unless he should  be afraid to let your story bv known  tijo i,oon. I think, thouph. that you  'will   be   called.      What   T   meant   was  attention  to the fact that  it might be  as well  hot to read  the  will  until  notice  could   be  given  to  other  possible  beneficiaries under its provisions.     The  squire forthwith  opened and read   the  'japer.      Jn   substance   it   was   to   the  effect   that   the.   house  and   all   available   funds should   become  the   uncoil"  diticr.al  proicriy  of    Virginia    LewL=.  There  was a 1 lause in which an allu-  sic'n   was   made   to   tho   son;   but,   far  from   making   him   a   losatee,   it   was  plainly explained that Lewis pere considered  that his  son had  forfeited  all  claim   tiuor. his  bounty,   and   therefore  no  direct provision   was  made  for his  receiving   part     of   the     estate.      But  tl'i-re was a request that,  in case the  3"oung  man  should .return   home,   Virginia should do  fur him  whatever his  circumstances seemed to  i-eouire.  Burrows listened with close attention and quoted this clause with much  interest. Here was evidence that the  young mail; then present, could not  have committed the crime with the  tutainty of ir.heritin;.. Lewis then  said :���  "Well, gentlemen, it seems that T  am not the owner of this house after-  all, and therefore I cannot sleep here  without the 'permission of my cousin.  But I suppese- ycu can arrange- thai  much for me, at least ?" Ho, appealed  to  the squire,  who  replied :���  "I am suie of it. Virgie would  rot turn a stranger' from her roof, and  1 am confident that when she understands thai vou are so near a relative  she will offer you the hospitality which  is due to you. In fa./i, if 1 know her  oraracler. 1 doubt if she will accept  the property at all, no,w that you have  returned."  "Unci" more," said Burrous,  " I h'bpe  you  will see  that  I   am  speaking  con-  hcieiiirously  when T   remind   you,    Mr.  Lewis, that you have ��;i\vn us no proof  of  your   identity.        Of    course,     your  word   alone   ^as  sufficient   this  morning when we were coming here.,     We  cxpecteci to find  Mr.  Lewis  alive,   and,  it   would   have   been   his   privilege   nr I  satisfy   any   doubt,      But   now,   unde:  the peculiar circumstances,   J, hope yci  don't ini.sconstrr<�� my motives���-"  " Xot   in   the   loar-t."   replied   Lewis.  " You are investigating a  murder, ann  are   right   to   demand ,a   thorough   explanation of my movements ancl proot  of my  identity.     I am   a stranger to  you, and you have but my unsupported  word.     I arn more- glad  than sorry  that I am disinherited by my  fathers  v\ ill.      I   .did   not .deserve any  consideration at his hands anyway.' and  under  the distressing circumstances,. and  considering  my  appearance  just  after  ,his  violent   death,   were  1   bib  heir  it  might seem���you understand '.'   1 might  be  implicated !"  " Nonsense .' Nonsense .'" exclaimed  the squire. '' Xo one would thiiksuch  a thing." The squire's positive assertion' made Burrows feel a.''little uncomfortable, for he was inwardly conscious that h"j was entertaining tlr>  very idea at that .moment. Lewis  continued :  'fcsW*  "BOB and may.  Bob and May -were sweethearts.  Of covsro0 they were; that's what they  had   been  learning  ever since Bob, a  stripling of 20, had come ont from Tennessee Ur the Texas Panhandle with the  ! family.  In those days Ma}- was a bright haired, high strung little girl of 1-1 whom  Bob never called nor thought of as "redheaded."  Boh was a strong, good humored boy,  not a bit afraid of work, and ho  had a  way witli him that gave him command  of men and creatures.   "He rose rapidly  in old man Love's employ from simple  cow puncher to wagon  boss, then foreman, and when  lie was  only 25 went,  with the approval and good will of  his  employer, to take the position of ranch  manager for a Boston company. ,  '   All tho world loves a lover. Boh was  such a whole hearted one, his  state  of  mind  was  so  patent, ho took such delight  in it, woro 1 his chains with sjieh  open pride and enthusiasm, thnt all tho  Panhandle felt with and for him.  And old man LovO' wa^ pleased  enough with tho match and greatly  given to bragging'of Bob as a coming  adjunct to the Love greatness, until thc  tragedy of tho ono horned brindlo cow,  (which tore things all' up generally,  threatened <o sever two loving hearti'  and darken forever Bob's and May's  happy horizon.  '  This old cow���worth perhaps $?���  bobbed up at one of llioronudujin sporting, in addition to tho B'N of tho Boston   ^rational,   whicli  was  facetiously  'Beau" brand, old   man  'Xo, I won't, aiid Unit's Jlat.  you must    not    speak    until vou  a business of putting two and two tol  gether, that's all. You could tell that  it would make four as easily as i could.  But you have your railroad business,  Mr. Skene, and f have to look for  criminals. That is the only difference."' Burrows tried a little conciliatory llattc-ry, and it operated to make  Mr. Skene more communicative.  " By Je-hosar-hat ! You hit it square  that time. I kin smell a rat, but it  ain't my place to- hunt1 him down. So  1 guess I'll tell you who killed Lewis  an' let you ketch him. Only scorns vo  ��� me you oughtn't to git all the glory,  hay ?"  " Y��n give me the clue. Mr. Skene,  and when I arrest the man you shall  have full credit for giving me the  clue."  < " Oh, I'm onlv jokin'. You ketch  the feller an' I'll be satisfied. I ain't  lookin' for no notoriety." c Nevertheless he wore 'a pleased expression, as  when a shrewd New Englander has  just arranged' one of those typical  Yankee " bargains" in which each,  man swaps what he does not want for  what he does want and, chuckles because he lias cheated the other man.  ' Mr. Skene thought , a" moment, as  though deciding where to begin. Then  he resumed, " You noticed that T spid  J could tell  you who killed Lewis ?"  " I did," said Burrows, " and I wondered whether you had sct^n. the crime  committed "  " Seen  it '.'"  cried  Mr.  Skene. " Why,  man   alive,   d'you   s'po.se   J'd   have   let  the   murderer   escape V      No,   1   didn't  'spect hirn  last night,  but I seen hirn,  I seen   him   twice."  "Whom   did   you   sec   twice?"  " Why,   ain't   I   tellin'     vou ?   ��� The  murderer- !      I    seen       the   '   murderer  twice.     The  fust   time  wuz,when   the  up tin in come along.     When she stopped, he cot off.     1 didn't pay no spe-  slial 'tention to him  till the  train  wuz  gone,  when  he came up an'  spoke to  me.     He asked  me how to 'git to the  Lewis  fainr."  "This is important. You say a .man  csmcuc on a train last n.irvh.t, and  at'ked to be directed to the Lewis  jcirm ''."  "That's jest what I said. I tol' him,  an' then ,he asked for a. .time-table  an' wanted to krow if he could go back  las' .'night. ������ I give him a time -slip,  an' off he went. I never tho't no more  of him till I seen him as'in pacin' up  that  are."  " Oh,    that's     diff'rent .'"     said     Mr.  Skene,   quite   satisfied    now,, that   the  picspect of being- a. real witness in a  genuine murder case v.-a.s still in prospect. " I gtie-s I kin keep my mouth  shet. I guess Josjah Skene knows  enough to know when to talk an' when  to keep  still.     You  kin-count  on  me.  ine   know  how  -Well,   good  day.     Let  you jt*lt on."  CHAPTER Yl.-Continued.  As he sauntered off down the road  toward the ntation Burrows wondered whether he would really koeii the  scory to himself. He doubted it; hut,  as much as he should have liked to  start in pursuit of this strange visitor of the night previous, he scarcely cared to le^.ve before the return of  his suDerior.   r  lie had been standing in the road,  near the main gate, during his conversation with the station-agent, and  now, turning toward the house, he  saw a young woman coming out. He  recognized her as on�� he had supposed was a servant, from the fact  that he had seen her cookins: in the  kitchen while the inciuest was started. He decided to question her, and  as she came out and was passing him  he said : ���  "Pardon me, but I wish to say a  few words to Vru."  The woman faced him in silence and  baited  for  hiirr   to  sneak.  'yyni vou t'-1' me your name ?"  " Sarah."  '��� Your last name also, if vou nlease."  Carpenter."  " Now will vou tell me what vou  know alK>ut what occurred last night,  and whether you heard any pistol  shot ?"  " No,  I won't,  and   that's  llaL"  Before he recovered from his stir-  r-rise at thc asperity of her reply she  abiuptly turned 'from him and provided aJong the road. He looked  after her, wonderii.-gjy. Was it possible that this womin held the key  to the situation ? If g0, it became  most puzzling, from the fact thar. it  did not seem to lit any theory as vst  advanced.     vy<_.i.   her   manner   w;i.'i   not'  He t of one -,\ lit  He   decided    to  about  this  and  tain   her   secret,  went   i;;tr.   iftr_.  was entirely ignorant.  si Lak to Mr. Barnes  leave it to him to obit' she had one. He  house    in   search   of  train  stop,  is,  down  jest   before   the  down  come in.     I flagged the train to  an' he bearded  her." .       ,���  ���'."Did,you   recognize  him ?     That  bad vou eve.r seen him before ?"  "As fur's I know,' I-never sot eyes  on him till las' night, though oh'ce I  tho't as how his voice >yuz kinder  familiar. But don't lay no stress on  that, 'cause I ain't no; good remem-  b'rin' sounds. '��� Ain't got no ' car ��� for  music. All lean tell ypu is he wuz  a medium-size man .with'a. full beard."  "Did, he  have any  baggage{!"'  " I wuz jest cumin' to that, 'cause  it is kinder queer. He didn't hav?  none when he come, 'less it wuz on the  platform an' I didn't .see it, which  ain't likelv. But when he come back  from   Lewis'   he  had   a  satchel."  ���'Where did he'go'from here ? That  is, for what t��cint did he buy a  ticket ?"  " He didn't buy none from me. Thai  JiV one thing pa_ade  me sort of 'spi-  Squire Olney, and found him in the  rsrJuur c'C'P.versiPg with Lewis. A.s he  entered  he heard the  squire say: ���  " J suppose, Mr. Lewis, that you  w.'ll sle.'D here to-night, as this  house is now yours '!"  ' It occurred to Burrows- at once that  this was his opportunity -to ,continue  the line of inquiry ..suggested by Mr.  Barnes In his 'note. . Therefore, without waiting for Lewis to rerily, he  said :��� '- '   [ ,  "���Squire, you .say this house is now  the property of this young man. I  hope,.both of you will par-don my asking whether.a' v/ill has been  found."  " I am not at all offended," said  Lewis,, promptly. "That is a very  proper question. . Squire, do you know  anything  about   this '!"���'  "Why, yes! I should have spoken  to you before. I have the will in my  pocket now. It was given into my  keeping by your fa.i.her, soriio time  ago. I do not, however, know its  ccrrtents, except that I am named as  tne of the executors, for he had the  document drawn in Boston and gave  it into my hands in a, sealed envelope.  Here it is, as I received it." He drew  forth a legal-looking envelope of large  pre portions.     "Shall I open it?"  Lewis nodded, and Burrows was too  curious   to  know   its   contents   to   call 1  "As   to. my   identity,   fortunately   I  for.csaw that   the time might someday  come when I   should wish  to  prove  to  ;ny  father-that  I am   indeed'his son.  Therefore   I   have   carefully   preserved  the last three letters which I received,  from   him,   determined,   should   it   ever  he necessary, to produce them as proof  of  my  identity,   in   the event    ot    his  failing    to   recall     my     changed   face.  Now he is dead,  but the evidence thus  attainable  assumes,   it   seems,   an    increased   value.     J  have preserved   the  letters in  my pooket-book through  all  iheso years,   ahel   from   frequent!"reading they are not in a very perfect condition,   though   I   hone 'sufTicientlv. decipherable  for  you  at  least,  squire,   to  recognize   their   g.^nuineness."  t<So saying.' he produced   a. dilapidated   waller   and   took  from   it, thr-e  letters, .apparently quite old.    They were  in   envelopes . that   scarcely   lu-!_x     together,   and   the  edges  nf  the  folds  of  the   letters  were  almost   worn   through  in   plac-vi.      Nevi'rih<- loss   tiie     writiriT  was  suiTi<'i<"iitly  distinct   to  be  legible!  The squ.'n. cmd Burrows looked through"  them,   and   the   former   wnhesitatingiy  declared that he recognized the handwriting as  that   of John   Lewis.      The  contents  were not   especially  interesting,   being  simply    such    as   a  father  would send to a son absent at school.  A detective is naturally suspicious, lie  Is   apt   to   doubt   and   question   to   the  last,   and  though   Burrows  was    com-  raratively    new   he   nevertheless   possessed ��� this   trait   to   a  strong   degree.  He therefore examined the date of the  postmark,    which   was   1ST2.    Although  he could not but accept this as unimpeachable   evidence   that     the     young  man's story  was correct,  still, without  knowing   exactly   why' he   did   so,   l.e  copied   down   the  address   on   the   en-  \ elopes,  whicli  was :���'  "John Lewis, jr. Care T. Jamison.  Esq., Washington Heights, New York  City,   N.Y."  "Mr. Lewis," said the squire. "lam  satisfied that you are niy friend's son,  and I am sorry that this will leavc-s-  you nothing by its provisions! 1 am  sure, as I told you just now, that Yir-  gie will do what is right.' I will see  her   at   once."  He   tapped   gently   on   thc   door    of  Virginia's  room    and     was    admitted.  While   he   was   absent   Burrows   took  the   opportunity   to   ask   Lewis   a   few  .more questions.  "Mr. Lewis," said he, "how long  is it since you were af sea, and why  did you. give up the life ? Thourrh  perhaps you rnta.iv to return to if ?"  "Oh, no. 1 havo had enough of it.  The beautiful ease and comfort of lb.*  mess-toom, described in the books if  ad'-i'i! ture written for boys, are very  much ov-rdrawn, I yjf-urs' you. !t  was tins kind of literature whir li first  'r.adi- nit: b ng for the sea. After f  ''���"������aine a mi lor in 1-arn est the charm  <'." th.- I'rniani'c dimmed cousid'-iably  before the stern reality. I was sorry  enough   that   1   had   left,   home."  " Why.     then,   did     you   not   return  sronet* V"  " Ah,  that  is  easier said  than  done !  T shipped for-a voyage 'o China.  There  T was forced to icavi- my ship and find  another homeward  bound,   which    was  not   easy,   or-   else   to   follow   th-    fortunes  of my  messm-atir.      T  chose  ih-t  latter,   tho   consi qu^nei.-   being  that     it  was 'five, years  before   we'reached  the  States again,  ami  th^.n   it  was on   tho  XJaci��ic    coast.      As    there   wa.s   l.i'ttla  chance ��� of  finding my, ..father   atiyv.'ay,  since  I  knew  he  had   contemplated    a  trip   to' F.ur-ope,, 'I   scarcely   felt-    liko  crossing   the     uhole.   'breadth- of   thr->  country on  the'erra.nd.     So  I  shipped  ���again,   and., so   it   w;as   from   one   shin  to.another,  and   the   years  rolled   by."  "Still,  yon   have come  home  at last  and found out  where  your father w-1-'5  located, too ?"  "Yes.. My ship touched at Portsmouth, j As we were so near to where  my father lrgt was and as I was pretty  well sick 01 the sea,' I concluded to  give it up a.nd come to Lee, with the  faint hope that I could hear something  of my father's whereabouts. The result you know.",  ^SMM?     '    -*������ . 771 it  .known as tho  Love's (xxx)  , Though, very uncommon, such accidents may occur in tlie haato and confusion of branding without liecessarilV  implying dishonest}' on somo ono'i?  part. Wriilo they do sometimes result  in tights and killings tliev are easily  , enonsfh adjusted between reasonable  people, since .any clever cattleman can  readily tell which brand is of tho longer standing.  But an}' cowboy on tho iri'ngo would  havo told you that whilo old "man LoAo  was square enough himself ho wa.s a  crazy crank about tho sacredncss of his  brand. His long suit was to jump up  and down and swear that it never yet ,  was on anything that wasn't his own. '  He invariably claimed an animal that j  boro it in addition to another brand 1  (as did this old cow) however plainly it '  showed as the newer of the two.'tliough  as a matter of fact his branding irons  wero handled by just as many careless  c-owhoyst-as any others.  Jf Bob had known what that aged  and damaged brindlo cow was going to  cost him, he might perhaps have blinked  his  obvious  this how and entertaining employer.  Being commanded to (timo along and f  assist in dispersing Boh and rescuing  May, he mounted a serious appearing  but fitful tempered buckskin colored  pony, with ono whito 170 and much  symmetry of bone���as much of a character in its way as Hank was iu his���  and started, with cunshlfrablo interest  and curiosity.  They rode hard and wtre near overhauling tho lovers within a mile of  Roaring creek. But whih pursuer and  puisned pushed on at thcx utmost pace  another factor was eomhir with a hundred times greater speed b tako a hand  in tho game. !  The dry, bod of  Roariig  creek   was  juht   before   them, heyone that a   tiny  rise, then an arroyo, and .beyond   that  again   tho  roof  of tho judico's house,  just in sight.   As Bob hndMay clattered over the creek bed and Icrambled up  onto tho rise beyond, bothlookcd back,  and their ponies stopped.fossing theii  .heads, pricking their ears and snortin;;  at a curious  bumming sound that suddenly seemed to fill all th<|air about.  "Hurry    up,   darling,'j cried  Bob,  thiVwing out a hand to bitch May-Vj;  "it's a big storm coming t|oin above."  But before they could desand tl>o slope  to cross tho dry arroyo in front it was  running from hank to ban! and trimming over with , a snddenflood of red,  muddy water.  And even above tho nniscof tho flood  before tliem thoy heard a .v;md liko tho  angry shouting  of furious imillitudesj1'  Looking  backward   and   if) the creek  whence the sounds  came hey saw  a  great,   tumbling,    shuddoiiig    wal|���  pushing before it and boa rig upon ' its  crest all imaginable sorts oilebris���advancing down tho "dry cre<t  bed with  such a thunderous  onrdauyt  that  tho  little mound on which theyntoot". shook  and seemed fairly to lower'under their  feet.    Theylookecl   about ihem.    The  arroyo ran iuto tlie creek helw.   Above,  both   it  nnd   thu creek haclfiocHk-d.out  until., they joined.    Their litlo'liroiTrid"  was  an   island, moiueutariy  giowing  smaller, surrounded on cvry s.do  by  raging   torrents, iu which rero driven  and  whirled' whole  trees,full grown  cattle, with ' sometimes   aifcncu post  J tho document was a livid red  ��� bull.  "J daro ye to marry 'em,   J10B���  ed.  "'Idaroyo to do it!"    And j���  ecstasy of rage and  anxiety Ji0 j(l '  his pony down  into  tho foainin   "'  among  the   whirling  drift  ..^g.to'ii  h'o't  'SfctV  >ll('H,.'  was promptly pitched off l.y'tbJ u-'  creature,   which    instantly    u '^  arroy,  down  Pern-sail at the risk of his own l^, ,  to tir-h him out, receiving ,,,. ^,,|  abuse for his pains and ml 13>'i  with bitter irony. rci"i���),, ,   ;  In two minutes'ti,no  the Bin!lr '*i  royo was fordable, though  ��]J0 J*'    \  , hig  drift   continu.,,l    ;  I como, was  not.     Boh' sot MV,r .  "''  pony   mounted  his  own and  J*1   J  to rulo out.   The sight of the j,.,; % '  plains Cupid, with   boots,  t>livWr    ''. 7  cowboy hat-^preparing to take\,j5'' -  ot (ho pair was too m,lch for (), A"* ��� s  Love,   and  dismounted   as  he  plunged, in a clelirum of ra'��e  int. .  crock, spluttering and yelling-'   ���    :'  "Stop! Hold on!   You jn,;t dare-  ,  May^ herniated,   flightened,  l,���'t  Hank Pearsall yanked   her futj,,.,  again and set him   ou  dry land *  ing:  WU3 rZ  Oft  sn'oif!  "Do <rgono  'booiru   3'e!    1    nulled   V'oni,  before!    What for- ciin't  yo ('B''  Huh? '  /fit ay  ".When yo trybuckin agi��� ��� [;o J;,  that, backed by n Texas nortl,^ 1 7  agoin to git left-don't y, b'Z��v 'fJ  lhat Kid s got ,t donHlo ciiifh,,,, ,   "'-  Si;t\cr'lf';tj'"1','1''''jt,'ist>'''-���  "Go it, feller! Hoit.gal! i'mwitb,-. ���  overt,ine--I'ij, fer ye!    Y,,r  t!l0'���'���!.  sort!    1 wouldn't  hnider v�� fer a!h-.  ���  durncd old snake bit fools in Tcxa".' J-  jist gather, up ih0  scraps  0'   this .,   '  eejit an toto 'em back lo the much '"' ���  And, as  .Ma}- ami   Bob mlc off't-' -  tered, beaten, draggled, but oblivion-',  blissful and jaunty, a taint liail fo!W'  edrflioni:  '' <Jooiihy, kids���wikh ver joy'  (\n.'  onolo   calamity!"���Alice  Jili.cGoV^ '  m Chicago Herald.  (     A Paris paper ;iimounces the(ii.-Tr,-,e-T'  j of u second Pompeii   near Laiiriuin.  h  states that au  entire town, witli. sinWti'  caufht   in  thera ;  j whoso   trailing  wires  had ������.  j their, barbs all manner ot'ghktly A'reck"  ���       Up  camo   tho  water    aliut  down foil thp big hail.  j "It's a cloudburst abovi darling,"  ; said Boh. "If won't1 liusj lory���"the  ; water won't cover this rise.?  ; "I'm not 'afraid, Bob/i'aid .May,  ' with vory white lip*. "im rlad I  , cainq anyhow. , If we've jot t> die,  ; v,-e'll dio togelhcr.and the \iiy Ivo felt  1 for the last three weeks rnbure that's  a heap better than living arlrt  ,' and houses.Jias bcr-n   found  buried bf  : neath a mass of earth.  duty  and let old man ( -       - D c^i 1. ,  Love havo her���in tho face of right and i      Bou  jumped off  his pon| ami lifted  j May from hers.    Tho  hail ras tawin"  reason.  1 But he was not tho man to be bached  down by any one. and he dared the  worst���and got it!  Ho held the cow for his company.after a fierce contest, and old man Love  went home raging, to give his distorted  verMon of tiieaifair, issno orders that  no member of his fnmiUy was to speak  to or'of Bob from that lime forth, and  to remark .significantly that he had far  rather see a child of his married to a  horso thief than to a person capable of  such behavior.  , Communication between tlio lovers  had since been managed, once or twice,  by tho utmost stealth and secrecy. Having, by this means, been assured of his  sweetheart's steadfastness and readiness  Bob sent her word by ono of her father's  cowboys to rido a good hoi so past the  halfway branding pen. armed himself  , with a license and hung around the  Triplo X ranch for a week.  When May finally found the opportunity to slip away m the most careless  manner, with ono of the men's sombreros on and in tho face of threatening  weather, sho received a rapturous welcome from the long banished Bob, and  they promptly headed their ponies for  ���Squire Wiley's, just the other <sido of  Roaring creek, who was supposed to be  holding himself in readiness for then-  visit.  What Mexican or other paid spy or  what unfriendly or envious hand carried the news to old man Lovo will not  bo known, but'he burst into ono of his  near cow camps at dinner, shortly ��iter Bob and May's departure, like a roar-,  ing South African lion with mustard in  his eye.  "The boys''���who know well enough  what was afoot, and what would bo  asked of them���dropped the ir tin cups  and plates, jumped on their waiting  ponies and were out of hailing distance  b( fore he fairly lit in their niid.-t.  But old Hank Pearsall, tlio cook, -was  a new man, not long from southwest  Texas, neither knowing of nor caring  particularly for Bob Holly and his lovo  affair. So he stejud at his official post,  at tho tail end of the chuck wagon, and  gavo amiable attention to tho impassioned harangue and singular antics of  "on1, poor  sterti 1 'vo  or limk of  howjing of  bigger  and  beat cmelly   i|ioii;them.  ; Ho wrapped hi.s slicker ahou her pnsh-  | ed the ponies  close  logo the! anl shel-  I tered her with 'them and hi ows body  | as he-it be could.  j      "Wo won't die," he said,I  } littlo   girl, M-h/it:   un   .'iwfol'  i dragged you cur into!"  i      Just  then, from  tho fart"  tho creek, above the  awful  tho storm, camo  this .intelligent com  mnnd  in   old  man Lovo'ei t.r spitting  tones: ,      !      I  l 14  "May Love! if on como lieru to me  this minute!" And 31 ay Iaighejl hysterica I ly. :  "Well, he can't get at 3s a  ���but tbo hail can. Oh. luk a  poor hands! Oh, Bob, 1 cant be  put the slicker back on!"     s  "Why, honey, ''said Bob s th tears  camo in earnest no'*\ "I'd git punded  just the samo' anyhow, and you mnt,t  let mo havo tbo comiortof knpin some  of it off you���it ain't a pat.iin��ii.tIio  way your pa would do mo f hocould  get mo right now." j  While the storm raged am Ihowater  roso nearly to their feet, 1-Luc rinsall  had the almost exclusive heiitit jf old  man Love's remarks, sinctj onl* his  wildest shrieks readied tho vjutig cou-  ,  -IRISH   ALDERMEN'.  <lngcT UosultH  of ElecfIonh  Held Id  der (lie Son- Locnl (.uviTiimvnt Act,  i     The result of the recent  elections -i  I Ireland, 'held under'the, new local go-,-:  j em men t   act,   has  worked   some  qmA  , changes  in  the  municipal  govprnrntif  ��� of Irish olilw.    JSvcrywhere there wca  ! victories for .the Labor partv.    inste*'  , of rich landlords belliS elected to go-,-���  ' crn the cities, ^nen occupying the mo.*  : humble positions have been selected.  '   ' William  Shaw,  one  of the wealthiW  J millers p<in   Ireland,   was  defeated   (i,Z  I alderman by a drayman In his own era-',  j Ploy   earning   $}.r,0   a   week."    Maura'  ] Leonard,  the Kail of Koiirnare's ag--.'.  ; a ground landlord and hitherto dicta;.-!  of  his  town,   was  defeated,   while th=  ; first   place   on   the  poll'Was   taken   b\  : one of Leonard's  day laborers earninsi  ?2.Jo a week. . ���       ���'       ,    ,  Similar instancos ahound tn aU pari; ���  of the country.    Cork has returned twe  "jarvr-ys,"   one nn alderman,   the other ���  a councilor, who ply for hire every eia)  In  the  streets  with   their  "outside" 0:  "covered"  cars,   according  to   the stats- '  of.the elements.  One of these.  Alderman  O'Connor, I;  '  n. man of keen intelligence, Comfortably  yway  your  r'it���  I'd ii each  bo 'Jtorm  vill Mr.  pie, who were too Tiuiehahsoi  other to heed either him  or  very much.  Theso  remarks  disagreed  Pearsall, who  was  notoriously a man  of judgment and observation  "What's the mattcr'with bat ymng  feller?" ho queried angrilyl "Yatch  him ii-standin to II10 nortliard iv his  gal, a-keoping thc hail otrcnj herl lio  ain't no chump! ft' ho keep.? tha lick  up right through, he'll maki; a bttor  liu.sband'n what you ever did''  About this time, tlio hail (iasinj tho  expectant justice camo dowrio (hdar-  tlicr bank of (bo arr6yo. "ho vitcr  w.-is going down visibly, bi6 its roar  wa.s utiJI considerable. j  'Ho, Dob!''yi-'llcd tho ju-jjee, aiovo  it  aiovo  its hound, "got your liccn.v?'  Lob look it out and wave.  his head.  Old man Love could  not mm wicro  he stood bear a word, but hfMirni.sed  what   had   been  .said, nnd ilo ftiglf of  1 am)kkman o'coxxoi: ok conic.  j off, hardworking nnd with very deflnltt  I views on tho conduct of municipal af'  j fairs.  j Alderman ICelllher Is a tailor in the  j employment of a tlrm in ("Jreal George's  j street. He got the top vote in the ward  j for which his wealthy employer would  I not have had the ghost of a chance ot  I being elected.  I The wags of Cork rrow hire AUlermnj}  i O'Connor to drive them, to Alderman  I Cave's boolshop to be measured by tjic  j alderman In person for a pair oC shoes  , und thence to Messrs. Cleburnes' outfitting estjiljilHhnient to get a coat ftttc-d  by Alderman Kelllher.  The carpenters have thrco of their  trade In tho Cork council. In addition  Groans, tho new mayor, a follower ol  Mr. Dillon In the houso of commons,  served hla time at the bench.  't  ". i  ' 1  ' *  ,''t  i  7y.  ' y  . c  ���if  11  I)  ,'ti  ,n  .ji,  'Si  'ir  a:  7iv.  St  ,P"  .In  al  "f;r  ..el  V���  - as  be  QV  "Ih'  It  Be  Pd  ' Cfc  ah  . rh  mi  \ *h!  "irri  .Vttii  ,ilj<  1 A~:  ���Mil  7-po'i  "aht  <  t  . see  ori;  PI  Ada*  7Zfio.  \:7MB  ���^ij*:-.  ���AyA-t.'-'  t-x-aot  ISM  H-;>rriiiy..-.--  mxm  mm  ,,JHUS  -said  ing  was  ing  Ami  lUim  Spring .bloorJ is usually bad blood.  Kfwn -  .������'..������ ^ ���  impure.    It is the kind of 'hlrinrl" A A1  '' 'S "^ aiwattr>':   U is frequently diseased'am!  'nek deliver, SS S " rtfnffl' '"f ,1^' ^ '"'P' ^^  of such diseases as   rnn,.mnt;n,      !     it, '1( Pnd oi ,Wood .that .myites thc entrance  ailn^ts ot the. n^^S ^^'ffij^r"' ^^  br^fe^a^iiil!!!^ ���� M Woo|n ^.spring'��S;nn-lel���s of headache,  pl.es the ven-y elements that make.the bloqd^ure/ri'ch'ind^ heakhv. ' �� * S"P'  CSV   ���. BRa   '       _. '.& *  (To be continued.)  Women have a peculiar Knack or pick  ing out goods that will  wash, but they  usually get children that won't.���Chicug  Kewa. |  Is the greatest of SDrinp-rp^tnmiiTr^c      t��- :^ . r.     s " ~     ^^   "^ ua5*r  ica'8grWcstphysi?Sn!DR.T WC ^m��US Pre^"Ption ofArncP  ments which So,to make pure   rich and hefl^hv Wn^^"  c?ndensed pi" form'the  very  clc  and invigorates every organ of the bSSy-    By bundint'   I*'*1* r^uIates the ^wels and Itoncs  ,^,��� ���;_-_./..    e eooay.    By building��� urtjie  system  it  drives   out disease and  -���   gives new vigor and energy to 0^^^^?^^^^��� ��  <  'fpolo'm-:! "has "become'(Hscuui��B.  HbbukakQ  copy of Dr. CJhoso's  now  boob  "to.  "Ii  t-lohi  ��� man;  io''U\  A.t6-\  was a  , btrua  eomot  Wtt  Jolm':  'AA  name  AA1  Bvtml  'tZZi  Toinh  lllteai  that'Ji  ^ 1.'. -}.-���������-  -  tJllC  a pe'rft  yoh so  Artii  nelglib  is flnis  Una  nothih  Artii  TInol  nDjnrvh  ��rybod;  ���elf, th  In true JOt(.rr,f_  lf-lurrl  nli(,>L'  J)1('"ty ,/  nniii),, ,'  Bll''lllO!tJ   "  lliecn^  lJllUi.il ^  }' on !,.' ''  I>"'K1N  ni-titi^''  L'klT -A,  old nj '  -'   V'"!W ��    ,  Jlltoilji  are!" -  hut c' ���'  tliw cl'  '  ii, iiior,  OUt(B', /'  tayeW'.  hoyjj'l,  .veil 'n  mv it;   '  [irrjyZ  ' storm  THE MOYIE LEADER.  i ��,  ''      MOYIE,    B.    C.  .  jA^LOST SfcVER  MINE/  AX ESSAY ON BANKS.  SHV AIRS HIS VrEWS ON SAVINGS INSTITUTIONS.  Tlie  3Ian  Thnt   Owned  It   Di><l   With  ,.,,'...(   .    tlie' Sct'ret   of  Km   Locution.  ; About half a century ugo a r-ich silver vein was found on the copper i ange  south of .Houghton, and tho silver excitement throughout Houghton county  was at fever heat. Everybody had the  craze.'l-but.,the;re was only one man who  knew., the whereabouts of the vein. At  the tiine, above mentioned a trapper  and hunter named Draper brought into  Houghton a number of veiy rich silver  BpeciniensV^bnt where they came irom  he never'told, and the secret alwa3"s remained 'a secret with him. Ho was  known to be making his, home in the  vicinity bf Penn mine, on tho poulh  range,;witil. the Indians, wlip were very  numerous fin this part of the country.  , ,, It was not a great while after Draper  made this .trip to Houghton that he got  intovtrouble with the Indians, shot one  of, them "and escaped from the conntry,  He returned some years later, and, taking a'.partner, went into tlie woods  again/. The.two remained there, coining  to��� town,'for provisions frqni time to  time'and  bringing a.s   much  silver  in  nuggetBas they could carry. When tlio  'war broke'out. Draper's partner enlisted1 in,tho first company that left Houghton and was killed in the battle of Bull  ��'Rtin,, Draper remained in tho woods  .and died there, carrying the secret of  tho big silver find with him to the other jvvorld.7  ���  '    A few, years after Draper's death  Ignatius.'Zeeber, who wa.s  conducting  a  tailoring,establishment in'L'Anse. hav-  " ingromdved there from  Houghton, got  tho silver craze and , gave np his   business,to search for Draper's mine.    Dnr-  'ihg'the 20;fj-ears that havo passed since  ' .that tiriio  Zeeber. or aa he is more fa-  ..miliarly, known   to those who freer, u cut  tiie woods,'."Silver Fritz. " has remained  Vat 'the,''I?enn   mine, in the vicinity of  ' whichyDra'per was supposed to have lo-  , cated'i the\ silver, but whether  he   has  succeeded in locating the coveted silver  miners hot.known.  Some think ho has,  biit ..the^majority who know him   say  , they^.areVpositive he has not.    The old  m'an/fbr.he   is now about 80   years of  ������ ,i..(       ,,',      ," ���*  ,.'., ., ��ge'..,istoften   seen   by landlookers. who  " "*:    say that';,he resembles a wild man very  "J.i , inu'ch.''his:hairand full beard being long  and."shaggy, his   clothes old   and   torn  ,iin'd- his J person   very   poorly  kept    A  - strangei"_would not  havo the  nerve to  pass',hiin'-ii) the road, but to those who  Irnow him lie is as meek as a lamb, and  'all say^h.o would injure no one.  ^"Besides   Zeeber   severni parties havo  "spent;;months at 'a  lime scouring   the  woods.;'but no'one has obtained even a  .,glimpse|of anything that looks like silver, an'd all gave np the hnnt in disgust.  -'   . \v)ith,-tliG" opening up of thc old mines  ; as well4is many new ones on the range  -between Houghton and Ontonagon   the  question is asked, "is  it   not   probable  "that"'Draper's find will be discovered?'  It..isa. well   known   fact   that the  old  Belt inine. which,   together   with   the  Penn mine,   is  now  under  option   to  Chicago capitalists, produced  considerable silver when   last   worked,   and   it  r, I; '  may C bo   that   the   Chicago   people  or  abl;     those owning tho   land   in   close  piox-  ^imity.'to theirs will have the  good for-  u ;,.tnne to locate what is said to he one of  7,, tlio'richest silver veins in the country  1   :/'"-���Detroit News.  - -Miiiaril's Liniment Cures Dacdni.T.  i.   \ . z7\A7      ��� "'f',''   The   Stiu-n   und   S.'tJallH-.l.  s"     ',  <. .Gazley���A great deal of fun is made  .   bf Delaware for retaining tho whipping  t ��� 'post,J,but there is  something  patriotic  "about it;  '���   -  Snooper���Indeed 1 Please explain.  ,,Gazley���Why, the culprit is made tc  '.] see stars when the stripes aro well laid  on.-~Harlern Life.  -'        1-4..,.  Tell* of the Trouble One Miidc For  n Rrieml of IIi��, una How lie Klnul-  Jy Vt!ittiircil to Ojicn nn Account In  One.  Bank accounts are skittish tilings.  Why, I know a fellow who had a bank  account, and then he hadn't. He put  something like ninpty s'teen and six  dollars in the grasping hand of aicceiv-  ing teller. He wa.s given a checkbook  He checked and checked on that account  until he finally received official notice  from'a deputy sheriff that the account  had Jong beeiulrawn elown to a vacuum.  My friend insisted on checking on the  vacuum, and now he .is checked for a  brief stay in the state institute for gentlemen who forget that all deeds should  be good and not bad.  I have a bank account. I went into  the savings institution at tho corner of  Blank and  streets with   money in  my .pocket and  my hand  on  I ap  nature of  to  como  We don't  withy.  P r,A  Jill v.-  nd I'  his i,  eh.  -IT. ts:  riou-li  'oiler  Con-  J(J\V.c  <"r'-.e:T  J ri., I:  sinWti  ed b��  d tc  Act,  ')  1  (\ USc'  rnenii  ivcrs  tsteai  rno-'  ed.  Lhies'-f  fori  i ers-'.  ur.��'  tr-.-:'.  UK!  th:  r bj  ningt  art; ���  twe  the: ���  <la)  ' o:  ,tais  proached the receiving telle*.  "I'm   Sliy,"  I said in thc  an introduction.  "Then yon do not want  around bore, " he responded. '  want any galoerts coming, in here that  can't pay their way. We're shy enough  ourselves.'' Why. tlie officers have not  raised a salary in years, aud what with  coal bills and pork.accounts wo are always shy. "  1 explained to tlie dapper gentleman  with the money colored countenance  that my name was Shy. "Toil me something about deposits, will you'/"  "The bank is the safest in the city,'  he commenced to warble1. "Our capital  stock is ��1,000,000. We pay 3 per cent  interest wljen we cannot get around do-  ing otherwise. Every six months wo  figure inierci-ton your smallest, balance.  We'll receive as littlo as a dollar from  an applicant, and after tlie bocks are  opened with you we'll take as much as  a thousand. "  "Oil, now. look here.'", I returned  with aspeuiiy. "I'm not going to give  3rou a thousand of my hard, earned  plunks right on, the spot. I've been'  thinking this thing,oven. I have exactly loi"��� , ���  "One hundred and fifty-ono dollars  makes a first rate start for anyone,"  he interrupted.  ��� "Who said anything about dollars?"  I demanded "I was about to remark  that I had 101 cents 'that the children  had saved, and I have concluded to  trust it with yon. , If the incney is here  at the enrLof a year and you pay the 3  per cent interest, as you advertise, then  1 may' be induced to doable 1113* ele-  posit.'  ' I made my deposit. I received the  bankbook with the credit of $1.51. Every time I go down town,I take a glance  ������a casual glance���at the corner of  Blank and ���;��� streets to see if my  bank is still there. Up to this writing  it has not moved au inch.  Siuce 1 started my bank account I've  got to be a .regular capitalist. I swell  around with my overcoat buttoned up  and carry my gloves in my left hand. I  talk to everybody I meet about purchasing real estate, anel I have no less  than 27 deals on tlie string. One of  these days I'll blossom out as a full  fledged financioi.. If business keeps up,  I tliink I'll take a run out to S  iu 1903 and run an opposition  tion.  Louis  exposi-  MtHtukcn   Identity.  0  fl'  too.  rare  te  f-  lfl  j  J  t  ' " ', V ,,'^ ,'Invitntlon   Accepted.  ���-.-���JMi.VSaphead���I've got  a   fad.  <ioh,'t.ye' know    1  collect old and  .violins../ Come around and seo 'em.     ,  ' Musician���Do yon blay 1  '.-Mr. Saphead���Bless you,  no: not  a  iaote.1  ^Musician   (enthusiastically)���I    vill  .New York Weekly.  come.  ti--' '  .. Vr -v- '���  .;..":, ;i5' He  Felt   It Too.  /";';*/I;hear your gettin iired from school  ,,raised n   big   breeze  at  your  hooso,'  '' seaid-Willio Spratt.  \,-'A',*Yea,'' replied Tommy Burns, shifting uncomfortably in his chair "It  was what the j'acht fellers call a spanking brcozo. " ��� Philadelphia North  American.   Minard's Liniment foi saieevcrvwhero  Gran'ma���What on earth ails these  'ere shirt button.-, I wonderV Every  time I puts tbo noodle through "em to  sew 'em on thev splits ,nn Hies all to  bits.  Gladys Ircuo-��� Boo-0-0-00! Them ain't  shirt buttons. Them's my pepp'mint  lozenges. ���Ally Eloper.  7;7AAi77\-      H�� Did MlcowUc.  '  ;;';��������� :r''Itvis possiblo that (.ho Ohiucseiiave lit-  ,:^tlbviippreeiation of our humor,!' said a wo-  ^vinanjiwhose visiting curd bears four names  ]f|:^bjfliflfcntity her, "but   I   have my doiibts.  j3|^:|b^(lays ago I hired i\ Chinese cook., Ho  '^'was$(idappcr little fellow and before I in-;  |||fetira43teil hirn in his duties I said: ;  ^��j?siife'^l|,al; '* your name?'  i^t'vf'IWhh Lung' Leo Sing,', he answered, or  fiS^mpliKing like it;.   ,.  ��� 'A77A7{17ao  loiig/ said L '. 'I will' call vou  "/Jblm^ ���-.    , '.-.:..'  /r:v?S'Yclly  well,'  said   he.     'What your  :;������ j; Uttme?^' ���' ,���  i: :;^: i''/Larn Mrs. Augusta d6 Wiilligcr voir  j:gi|Bjuniia,usen Jones,' said I.  '!:^iri^:'Tpo  long,' Said ho.    'I cidl you jUrs.  iv^Tointtiy,' and ho did.    His faco was child-  ���iv'^^lkbinJad bland and I am not, yet convinced  fethatjhb didii'b intend to mako a joke.'"���-  .���i'ii&'QVr&TXark Sun. '���  AA>iA7:i- Nature inid^rt.  '^^IJuclo Ejrhmim Ilaylfenso���Why, that's  ; a perfect picture of in'y old hossl "What'll  yoh sell it fur, inistcrr1  ;; ^Artist (who lins  been  skotching in tho  neighborhood)���Woll, when that painting  is finished it will bo worth $100, anyhow.  .'��� ;:1Jriclo ICpliriam���Ain't there goiu to bo  : ijao.thih'clso in itP  >,v Arti8t^-rNo, nothing but thc horso..  '.'���''--.Tlnole Epliriam���Well, you can't sell ifc  nnjntyhor's around here fur no ?100. Kv-  nrybbdy knows I've offered tho boss hlm-  ��eW,: tbne an og'ln, fur $10, an tako It out;  Un truck.  A  Cli-imi   Iteeord.  In pleading fur the release of hor son,  who had been lakc-n in tlio (oils of the  law. a Georgia mother said:  "Tliar's never been nuthin ag'in  him. yer honor, lie's alius shrunk from  Uiu-public ���gu.fcu. lie never has rnn fer  congress/ho never v.'u/. in the legisla-  tur', an has alius worked for his liv-  in'i."  -      '������    ���   ������     ������������'���" .:-..Z.7  %Vhy  lie  -VVoiildn't  Snliseribe.  Jinks���How's this V Why are you not  willing 'to'subscribe something toward  a monument to Columbus, the discoverer of America?  Winks, (snffering from rheumatism,  eoro throat,; catarrh, bronchitis and a  touch of the grip)���Becauso if he hadn't  discovered America I wouldn't have  been born in this climate.���New ''.'ork  Weekly    -   ;  KlTt3K-i"-.<��e  -VVrorfa.  The Poet's Wife���Algernon.. I wish  yon would���  The.Poet���Please' don't break my  train of thought I am writing a poem  for the midsummer nulmber of The  Fiddlesticks Magazine, find tho editor  says unless Ihavo.it ready by 11 o'clock  tomorrow he will have to close the  forms without it���Chicago News.  -   '      -���....      ������ fi.,  OA3STCER   CSJ^.1<T  NO KNIFE���NO PLASTER.  DEPT. W. N. ABBOTT,  R3YR0N  SEASON MEDICAL CO.  077 Sli^TVowrno Street, Toronto,  TWO   FAMOUS  FRENCH  CORPS.  A    Content    of    Xerve    HetvreeK    the  Zouaveii and  the Clinit��cnr��.  A famous corps, says .1 writer in Chums,  is that of the French zouaves, whose picturesque uniform, exrnsistin^ of baggy red  trousers, short, blue braided jacket, gaiters and close fitting cap (a sorb of fez) has  been seen in many great battles. The  zouaves gained their richest laurels during  the" Crimean war, at-which timo the corps,  although supposed only to consist o(  Frenchmen, had attracted to its ranke  many young men of other nations���English, Scotch, Irish, Germans and Italians.  Many of these, no doubt, wero soldiers of  fortune, anxious to servo in a body the  fame of which was worldwide.  But Franco was not to enjoy the monopoly of a zouave corps, for some ten years  later, when the Amcucan civil war broke  out, two bodies of American zouaves were  formed, one by tho Federals, the other by  the Confederates. They were uniformed  much,after tho Frond style and gained a  great reputation for dash and courage.  This was particularly the case with the  Confederate zouaves, yho were known aa  tho Louisiana Tigers.  When tho French zouaves were serving  in Africa, they had ore day to perform a  long and terrible mardi in the blistering  sun. Tho chasseurs a pied, a corps of famous marchers, were vith them, but tho  soldiers of both corps tvero ready to sink  with hunger, thirst ani exhaustion. Toward evening they arrived at a town, and  tho,colonel of the chasseurs appealed to  his men tq enter the placo iu a stylo  worthy of French soldbrs. '  Tho men responded bravely, and with  'bugles sounding the.v Marched in with a  light';" springy step, linking as little as  possiblo like Mien who vcro half dead with  fatigue This was 100 much for tho  zouaves . They Irnel si.fl'ered, if possible,  worse than thc chasseurs, but at tho command of their colonel ,hcy braced fche'.m-  selvi'S ti]} and, although ready to drop, entered the town on tho run, swinging their  muskets round their iVads, that being an  evolution of the z/niavj drill. They had  "gone ono better" thai, -iie chasseurs.  JPIX*  Phraueolojcr.  "Do you think Russia and Great  =Britain will disarm?" asked the Anglo-  Saxon caller.  "Really,"'answered Li Hung Chang,  who of course does not understand elegant distinctions in English, "I don't  know that it makes much difference to  me what they do with their arms so  long as their legs remain in pulling distance. ''���-Washington Star.  -v, ^tr^4y &y?   ^&<y����7gs  ^u  C. C. Richards & Co.  Dear Sirs,���For some years 1 have  had only partial use of my arm, caused  by a sudden .strain. I Iiave used every  remedy -without effect, trntil I got a  sample bottle of MINARD'S LINIMENT. Th~ benefit I received from it'  caused me to continue it? use, and now  I am happy to say my arm is completely restored. R. VT. HARRISON.  Glands, Ont.  #&&*> iRas  A4tts/As-  OsAAL>  I iTivit4s the, iiit<-n<Iinc; purchaser to -write for " Dnhiihlir  Mimi'nrr Pnnth"  u-  c��py   of my recent   publication, entitled     tiepUOUG MllUflg b(Wip  Thin is a little e��'ort,of  mine dealing ivjth o3ie of  tlie  rioliest jr��>l<l-I>'-odiicinff  areaji in tlio world.   I am exceptionally -well informed af�� to pr,ojyre>,K of pi cuts at Republic, mid I can postsiny enqnirer and advise any intending purchaser.   At present I  can recommaiid i,one Pine, IJuIte and ISooton, 1'rincehs Maud; Iteindeer and Jumbo.  KGARTtyrAIlKKK, Mining  Broker, 3 3 Adelaide .S<. 33., Toronto.  The winners of tho sewing machines in  the Jioyal Crown Soap Co's. competition  for the week ending April 15th are as follows : Winnipeg, Mrs. Johnson, 2!M Fountain St.; Manitoba, Mrs. Bray, Logoch ;  Nortn West Territories, Miss K. J.  Wrighton. Wapella. The Royal Crown  Soap Co. will continue this competition,  giving away three machines each Monday  ontil further notice.  CLASSES SCIENTIFICALLY FITTED AND ONE WEEK TO TRY THEM  (Cut This Ont.)  Give symptoms and duration of defect. How. is general  hrrilth; is dist-'uil vision good in <\ioh eye? At what time of  lifi- were you flr.->t affecN-dv Our advnriibb.g pricch defy com-  licrition. Cold. <3.MJ; Cold J-'Jnfcd, *L',.V2: X.ckel, i|i..,i These  jirees cover everythinp; all goiidn gii'iranrf ed rn advertised.'  State k'r.J aisfl style, of frnnio��� .straight tf-mphi or around ear  'iron iifH'. On rr-eoiviiitf ^our iirHi,,r,ern'lo-*ing ."'~e, we will  -lend yon vour {/l;i<-4-.*;n mii'Iy parlt d, pi.sb paid, vou remit  balance in one w.'i'fc if H.itlpi".-i��;(<iry. ��> per cent oil" clubs of  three or more. "'  Jttinard's Liniment KOlieves^Xeuralgia  Minard's Liniment Cures Jiurns, etc.  WINNIPEG OPTICAL SPECIALISTS CO.  HIGH  GRADE   PLOWS,   SEEDING    MACHINES,  Curi'iagOK,   Wsigoii!,.  Itiirruiva,   U liiUniills,  &c.   COOKSIIUXT  I'LOir CO., AVinnipcg.  Kvei-ytli Ingr'n Art vjinei asr.  Instrnction in Sliorlliand, Uo6k-keep-  Ing, Arillnnelie, "Writing, liu.-dnetis Cor-  rcnpondence, I'ra<:tical Grammar, Commercial Law, lite, given m. liome.   If you  cannot afford the time'ornirioney to attend ��  regular Collcgu'to j.ri'jrare for the duties of life,  ���wily waste your evenings whin thorough instruction can be sjivf-n yon by mail, jyull par  ticnlars on apjilication,  Address G. \V. I)O.N'AlJ->, Sec'y, AVlimi-  peg .School of Correspondence. Aftillated  ���with AVinnipeg l{iit>ine*>(, College, AVInnl-  peg, Iltan.  W. K. ALLAN  General  Insurance Aj^eut  tril'I'MCKr    4 0Z   MAIN'   NTI.KHT.  Can't Get.Away^  ( And you Cnn't Get Airay from  the FACT that  "Have you forgotten. Bertie, that  when I promised to be your sweetheart'  you said you'd uever dance with any  other girl?'  "I know that right enough, but I  was awfully young at the time, remember. "���Ally Sloper.  KIKE Companies,  Keprescnted:.  n  Quebec Fire Assurance Co.  Royal Insurance Co.  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Box 089.   nvinnipeg, Man.  -11  IJILt-lARD   AJIO   rOOT.  TAUI.KS,  NJ51V AX�� SECOND-HAND,  BOWLING ALLEYS AMI  SUl'I'tlKS.  J^arge cataleptic free,     o  THE  R13ID BROS., 257 King West, Toront-o.  FARMS  FOR ��� SALE  In every JVIiiniriprtlity in   tlio  L*r-.,viiice of  .M.-mi tol>:i.  LOW PRICES.     EASY TERMS.  Write lor Lifit. to  NARES & ROBINSON .  JJ;ui!r of If.-uiiilton Uuililinj:  ��<u 12C5 /       -wiyyir'EO, TitA>r..  Wl^  i��l  S#eS@  *   ���-  IO  Enormous annual   trade  in   Farm and   Garden   Seeds  ha3  been attained by 26 years of constant vigilance and care,'and in supplying  merchants and growers with the very highest standard of quality  that can bo procured,   and   at   most  favorable prices consistent with  " Good. Seeds," v-hich is the first essential for a good crop.  i?&^  ^^rTVwCO ^ Wig  ItP  cs-  o2g\G^S>��  CO  ^  Ol  .o^.  CT  1  Amon^ our many introductions of merit  The  improved  Short White  *  It ms; boproprrly caiK-o "Little  Client." Seldom exceed: sir-  teen inches in lerab, ard lias  been i;ro��ti lo mr.iMit�� 1-v.enty-  ."���e\'.-;i inclisi in c;rc.-.ir,fi-'.tr.<:= ;  ,^:ji;ds rif.'rlj- onc-fouiili out of  (,'rfjuinl, villi .v vtioi'c, handsome  icp. iiio^ii ard lie.vr at lire  ���.hunidr:. tK;vi!-rg eMn'.y to a  p^'inr, j-, p'rf-ct ��>; if li.nied in  j, U.he. '-.In coloi rspalecricn  a b ci \ p nn 'i ji d , and a liglir  rt.'ji.iTf whi:.- Li'.dri jjrour.d:  Hvh\\ ncii .v!iiu��, iclul, <.v eei and  icry mitritii.i'.v. Under go oil  cultivation lias yielded one  tiousj.111! butheli ret ucre.  . . Ai an  Exhibition Prize Winner  it is tiie Peer  Became it 15 thc Surcat Cropper  The Heaviest Yicldcr  Easiest Harvested  The Handsomest Shaped Roots  And thc Very Best Field Carrot  in cxia-tence  Price (post-paid) per; lb., 45c.; �� lb., 25c.;  ' 'J ib��� 15c.: oz.., 10c:  PLEASE NOTE.-^As a safe-guard to 'growers,- we supply the genuine "Improved Short White" Carrot in sealed packages only, printed in colors  and bearing our name and trade marlc as shown in thc illustration. If your  resident msrebant cannot supply you, write to us for it. Refuse imitations  of our packages and varieties said to be ������just as good."  Ejitoiju^aj^iiw.-fnamjuugi^agjg  i"a>ni*>jH'<</>i>W'��V^4,V.MV^\Vf<4AnMV;.^^j^  rzsssastsatiiSBs  mB  W  iri  m  fuJa.  NEW . . .  ��  A remarkably heavy-yielding 'variety, produces strong, stiff straw, large,  plump, heavy, bright grain with thin bull, and adapted to a great diversity  of soils; withstands stormy weather without lodging or shelling.  Price by mail (post-paid) per lb., 15c.: 4 lbs. for 50c, or by freight  ?or express (purchaser paying carriage) peck 25c.; hush., 80c.; 10 bush.  lots or over, 75c. per bush. Cotton bags, holding 2�� bush,, at 15c. each.  Write for our Catalogue,  contains descriptions and prices of the newest  tad best Field and Garden  Seeds.   -wd��60t>   pjeaso mention this paper.  ��l  rs  TORONTO,  ONT.  99  �����  Limited rjSJSTW*  L-V7'','i  i   ���'    ���  rairav��naaiBifaftirv7Tiw����sjg^  R3  Call   ,,  t  4  ���  i>  c  -  on  i  the  yea'   ������  mo:  ,  resj '  ��  -    yea  eon  657  for  r  *  8S1  -  toti  uer '  n nc  ,'  nnd  '  ' Tin  ���i  mo!   '  352  ���  iod  ���  ��� was   "'  soli.  UK'>      ���  Thc    .  tho  '    fori  5.1,-  sho  ' mo'" ,.,  two.  -  .  bee ������; ;  the  7'<  , r'���'  nco  ' ,  .  pro  )  adv    ,;  =?.j,.    .  'rev   V  wa: . -,  En; A  i  '   a-4.4 'j  ., '1  .1'".'"  letl  ope  lias  res',  offi  '7.(ll  pro  dia'  bal  Cl0i'  iar-  i  to 1  anc  ��� sm  rJ.  13ei  a o.  eic<'  We  sha  hai  wh  ien  noi  fro;  \  no'  eon  An  me.  r;nb)  bor'  the  the  bor  auo ���  ens  clu.  the  job  of  tak  , ive  ro ���  rea  V I''  ;..)���  'if'  ���'is:  \''  '. V  ���ll  J  J  Us     .  sho  nut  hof    ,  wa  as :  tl- '  II  ft.  Wi  to  Tl  hill i  in  east  ��� bett'  onlj  {.be  St,  fr  F  tl  bi  it  01  er  in  oi  cl  irje:  the  pin'  in i.  ko'  lea  red  or  U-  le  tl  V  V  Mixssssaia^iiiiisixtzxsxxcner.'atxii  ^TMtffttHT^IX'A  u  LE  Published in the interest of the people  of Moyie and East Kootenay,  THAT BLEfcJaED MudlQUlTO  ^.���^., :j i.-^o.'rxJiSitiai. i^v.- > tiy -i -.���>:-^^Jgawr��i^'5>^,T^j^2:ifjrf.f,y.r-.. ���..  b-  S.UYTH & MUSCEAVE,   -   -   I'uWIsliers.  F.J. SMYTH,       - Editor.  KATES OF SUHSCUIl'TION.  One Year...   $2.00.  All communications to the editor must, lie  accompanied by the writer's name and address,  not necessarily for publication, but as,evidcnce  of good faith. Adverlibinc- rates made known  upon application.  SATURDAY, MAY '27', 1899.  Canada   lias   at    least    two    men  in tiie dominion parliament who  cannot ho pureuaded or purchased by the  Canadian  Pacific  Railway   company:  They are Hon'.   Hewitt   Bastook  and  Hon.. A.   O.   Blair.    Both   men   have  declared their policy  of dealing  with  "Canada's  Nulional    Highway"    and  their   assertions are ' cloareut.   unmistakable and   admirable.    They   speak  emphatieuily,,and their, orders will' lie  obeyed, because the}- are supported by  the law and public sentiment. ���  Mr. Blair, tlio   minister of  railways,  has defended,tho right of parliament  to attach any condition' it saw fit to a  bill ���afl'ecling  this  railway.    Fie said  that it was his   duty   to   protect  the  people.     That   parliament   had / the"  .power to say where stations   should be  located.    In speaking of the matter of  the discrimination of tbe C.  P.   R.   us  against Moyie,   he  said   that   he  bad  not   yet   sanctioned   tlie   station    at  Moyelle.    That if what was stated was  true/there should be, and   there   must]  be, a station at Moyie.  Mr. Blair can easily become convinced that what was stated was true.  There can" be no misinterpreting his  words "There should be, and there  Must be c a station at Moyie." We  firmly believe Mr. Blair will' stick to  his word.  Mr. Bostock has also' done yeoman  service for his constituency ' in regard  lo the C. 17. R. townsites, and as a   re-  ,'''Blarrie. those  mosquitoes J"   I    exclaimed aloud, in a bumst of indignation; whereupon rny guide and servant1.,  Mat,   a cheery and intelligent Malay,  ejaculated     a    confirmatory    "Tuan"  (which means  "master,"  but is frequently used as an affirmative, in conversation by the Malays, aa if he thought  he ought to agree, although, as a son  of the country, the exasperating little  insects had not the power to persecute  hiiri as they did me.  I had taken a. few daj-s' leave after  some'weeks of hard  work,   and had  started on a journey of discovery across  EQnie unknown jungle country, hoping  to bag some game en route and fetch up  at a friend's bungalow, who was district officer in the state adjoining my  own.    We   hadr trudged fair, and had  made a fair  bag consisting of some  snipe, wild pigeon, and jungle fowl.  In  traversmg the paths through which at  times we, had been obliged to cut our  way, we had seen trades of deer"and  bigger game, but the undergrowth was  too dense fo follow them.   And now we  hnd spread our mattresses and sot up  , our curtains, intending to settle down  to rest for though t.  I wa�� so tired that  T should have. Miept, in spite of high  temperature, hut for the- incursions of  these worrying  p-?sts that had made  their way by some stratagem, under tJie  frrn-ie of my netting���hence the exple-  tive which had escaped rue und called j  forth reiteration from my follower, Mat.  I have jslumbered through a. heavy thunderstorm hnd an earthquake, and even  the frantic yells of a wakeful infant  have failed to disturb me when once I  was, safely in the airms of Morpheus:  but the ping of a, persistent proboscis-  armed monster bas a peculiarly routing effect upon   my nerves, and   insomnia reigns supreme.  After a short wrestle with the two-invaders of my privacy and a vain attempt  .sat outride -talking to different neighbors who looked in^ind "Tijah crept  away to her room, meaning to lie and  watch   until   Sleiman  joined her, but  wearied wit.h the alarm, and anxiety of  the previous night, she fell asleep.  ���   '"She awoke with a sudden sense of  terror knocking at ber heart.   By the  light of the moon   which   penetrated  through a. small window ni the liui, she  saw Sleiman extended try her side; for  a short space of time she heard nothing  but the noise of his loud snores, when  suddenly a. sort of shuffling sound inside the room struck her as something  strange.    It seemed as though some animal was crawling along the floor, and  as she looked with trembling   expectancy  toward   the direction whence it  came,   the face  of Tong slowly rose  beside Sleiman from the other side of  the low bed on which she lay.    She held  her breath,' hardly daring i-o keep her  eyes fixed on him lest the intensity of  her gaze should drawTong's attention  to herself.   A flash of somel king bright,  a long-drawn groan, a short struggle,  and then a pillow flung over the mouth  which was still capable of crying out  for help, and brawny muscular arms,  pressing it firmly down till the convulsive heaving ceased, and all'Nvas still as  death.   r'Tijah closed her   eyes, with  one deep shuddering sigh and fainted, j  When'she regained,  ber   senses,   she]  feared to move or look at first, dreading  what ghastly sight would meet   her.  She put out her. hand and felt   about  cautiously.   The dead form of Sleiman  was still beside her; the pillow rested  over the face; in tho room no sound,  rbux; billow'a stealthy passing to   and  ftro���Tong  and his wife preparing to  get rid of the body.  " 'Tijah paused, thinking what to do:  then she rose slowly and crept outside.  The door,of the house was open, and  Tong had evidently just gone out. She  caught up a sarong (skirt) which lay  'Murder will cut.* I f<>a! a. special interest in Katijah since you have told  me hor roraa ntic h Mory. And now perhaps -Tioso blesso.1 mosquitoes will let  me hr.ve some sleep. Anyhow, I'll try,  and you had better dp so, too,"  ��� . ���> .... ...^ ,,,..r-^f ���- Mr-* mnTiV'T*'*1"  SAW AND PLANING MILL.  Assessment Work Contracts Taken.  Parties wishing to have assessment  work done on claims iu the vicinity of  Moyie, will do well to consult or write  the undersigned for terms., Work-  left in my care will be promptly at-  ended to, and sa tisfaction wil be  guaranteed. S. A. SCOTT. '-  All Kinds of Rough and  Dressed Lumber, Sash,  Doors and Shingles. . .  HOTEL FOE SALE.  The Lalce Shore Hotel."in ,Moyie is  for, sale. The building is 2Gx52 in  size'; has 10 bedrooms,, bar room, oi-  iice, dining room , nnd kitchen ; 'furnished throughout ancl in a good location.    For further particulars apply to  CLAYTON', Ma.VUI-X it Co.,  or'to Nm.bo>;;  J. M. LrNlJSAY.'MOYJE.  MOYIE,    Ji.  C.  I'OK  ritlUES   APPLY   OK   WJUTIC  G. R. MUIR, Mgr.  _-*'.,,  I ,''i,��-  mm  refill  i  ���A  Si  r  w  n  Wi  BREWERY.  -o-  -IJUEWERS  0K-  IX  KliOS  A XI)  liO'iTI.E.-.  FINE LAGER   BEER |p  AND PORTER 1���  VJFJJ*  at'slaughter, I sat up in a spirit of resig- I near her on the floor, and flung- it over  nation and proceeded to fill and light my j her head: then, without a. backward  pipe, at the.same time addressing space. ! glance, she fled through the doorway,  or my faithful Mat, if he happened to be J Qnd as fast as her terror-stricken limbs  awake. \ j would carry her down to the seashore.  "I have always been taught, from the ' Lt took no time to unfasten the koleh,  years  of my   earliest childhood, that ' aud in a few moments she had grasped  fs the Only Cure ' Specially   Prepared  FOR   ,  KOOTENAY  Coughs and  Colds . .  . c.  Seiitpjyiajail 50 Cunts.  R, E: BEATTIE,  CHAjVltKOOK, B. C.  Bull of his   representations  it  is   now  proposed  that   the   government, and  ���not the railway company, shall fix the  station sites.    This' willbe a  boon   to  the country in stopping   the  booming  of rotton railway'towusiles to the  dis,-'  advantage of those already established.  Both men are deserving of congatu-  hition.    It is plain   that   their  course  "Will be vigorous and that none of ,the  Underhanded schemes of  the   railway  companies to hold   up the people  of  the west will be tolerated.  every creature on God's earth was crer-  ate'd' for some good and useful purpose.  Will any 'human being tell me what'a  the use of a mosquito?"  To which remark I received an unexpected reply.   Mat crawled from-under  his curtain and approached quite' near  to where I luy; then squatting on his J  haunches, ii& Said, solemnly, in his na- !  five tongue: ' J  "C have heard 'that question before,  Now that it is a certainty   that   the  eight hour law   is   to   be   enforced   on  tbe twelfth of June, the  mine owners  of 'the  Slocan   are  formulating   new  scales pf wages 'io  conform  with   the  deduction   in  hours.    The   owners of  the principal mines in the Nekson and  Slocan districts have   issued   circulars  explaining     their    situations.      They  have almost unanimously agreed   that  ihe standard rate of-nvages to  be   paid  by them will   be $3  a  day for   eight  hours.  The' .Helso'n m'iners state in their  edict that f'it k deeply to" be regretted  that thc legislature has seen fit to disturb Ihe existing harmony,- to interfere with the growing prosperity of j  mining district.*, to reduce   the   wage-i  Tuan .(Master) | and Once I found tlie  answer."  "Woll; Matt, tell me.   What's the good  of Lhem, then?"  "It's a long st>-.ify, bu* 1 will tell Tuan  if he likes to hear.".-, '    '  "Tell on. I'm all attention."  And this is the tide, that he' told me.  I had often seen, the heroine of it (his  wife) passing i-d and fro across the back  premises attached to my residence. She  was a pretty young Malay woman,  aged about. 20 years, with a particularly bright and pleasing-manner.  ''Tuan kh'o'wis niy wife, Katijah; she  was a, widow wlicii I married her. When  we were quite- wmali^ we lived in the  same village iiktr Malacca, and we  played together; arid I was very fond of  her. Then we grew tip; and I went to  be a servant id ii European, and her  father married Her wlien she was 14 to  a rich man, who' was a cattle dealer and  had plenty of money. Se was old, perhaps 40 years of age. 'Tijah could not  care for him. lie took her away to a  place on the coast, where he lived with  his brother and sister-in-law, and I did  not see her again for many clays and  weeks. Tier husband, Sleiman, used to  go away very often to Singapore on  business, and every now and then came  back home to 'Tijah, bringing the re-;  suits of his sales' with him.  ��� "At last one day, wiien he had been  abseni or a^|l'f, three weeks, 'Tijali  knew he wonja^on; come again. Her  h'eart v^'Ji h7irj: jor sjtii always dreaded  his coining, atf 3fie tficf not love him. ITe  was old and ugly, very ugly. He had  only one tooth winch hung down over  his ttnder lip like a tusk, and which  gave     hirn    a    repulsive    appearance.  the paddle and had set out in her .tiny  boat to row over the miles of sea which  lay between her and her parents' home  in Malacca, It was a frail bark for  safety; but she felt she could trust to  it sooner than to those bloodthirsty  croatures she had left behind. A lonsr  way she rowed, .and the next day when  the sun got up and scorched her, she  pulled in her paddle and rolled herself  n her sarong and lay down in the hot-'  orpe s  earning power of the   men   emplove'd, I "J 'J''1*1    VAAl    him:     Well,   sho   was  ' sitting   idly  on   Ll:<-  seashore,   behind  some    rocks,    looking    over   the    sea  and to interfere with tlie free righl   of  contract hitherto enjoyed.''  The mine owners of tlie Slocan alr-o"  ''wish it to be understood Lhat this  change in the .working hours and the  consequent contraction of the wage  earning capacity of the miner, wii'-  forced upon them by the Act of frir  British Columbia legislature niiii w  entirely uncoughl for by them."  The enforcement  of   this   new    ,:  called for piece of legislation id li.ui.  a bad ofl'ect on business generally.     1!  is said that in   the Slocan   mcrchun '-���  who have heavy   stocks   of  and wish ing she could g'etintpthekoleh  (native boat) which lay moored closr1  by, and row across the water to her old  home where she had lycn so happy.  "Suddenly she lizard steps, and l>c-  oame aware of voices conversing in an  undertone on the other side of thc rocks,  torn of the boat and slept.    She   was  I aroused by the movement of her cockle  shell.   It  was' night;   a - breeze    had  sprung up and a squall was   coming;  white crests tipped, the'waves and   a  heavy bank of clouds obscured'the star-  .light, and iu a few moments a. black  pall   of  darkness enveloped, her.    The  wind struck tho fragile craft, whirling  it wildly round, and Before she coulil  seize thc paddle to try and steady it. .tlie  boat capsized, and she wax flung into  the angry sea.    She struck out lioldly  and swam until iter hands touched the  upturned bnrk, to which she clung, endeavoring to right it.    Poor girl!  she  knew not where she was, how far from  shore, how long her strength   would  last, and whether there wasa-nyhopeof  succor.  At last the squall passed over and the  water became comparatively calm, but  the moon had riot risfebh and she. could  see. nothing. She beg'an to get exhausted and felt that she could not hold on  much longer and would sink and drown  unless Tuan. Allah took pity on her.  She thought sadly tiia.t she was young  to die, and prayed for help. A small  thing as lignt as a feather touched her  cheek���a mosquito.- sent to save her  life. Wlien she heard the sound which  Tuan cursed just now she knew that  land must be quite near, for a'mosquito  never flies out to sea. She let go her  anchorage, and, making one more effort, swain bravely on, and very soon  her feet touched tho beach.  "Meanwhile those cruel murderers  had finished their work, nnd before, daylight dawned had pot rid of every trace  of their ill doing. Tiie neighbors inquired what hod lrecome of Sleiman and  why he had come n'oxi gone so suddenly.  " 'Oh,' said .Te-ng, 'ho left hurriedly;  'ho took 'Tijali with him and wentaway  in the kloeli^f. daybreak to catch a  steamer whicj] would pass there going  to Singapore.'  "K was a -very jfny'hte'riouH affair, and  no one could m^lco.oiit the truth; but  when tin- police Und given tip all .search;  OUDIvTlS   i'KO.MI'TLY   ATTENDED  TO.  R. Rieestrer and Co., Props.  iMELSOM, B. C  FOR EINE  i  ra  ADDRESS  Aip'm  $  to  to  to  to  to  to  MINERAL WATER I  to  to  ��� to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  NELSON.  Fort Steele Mercantile  COMPANY.   (LIMITED.)  We carry complete lines of  Dry Goods,  Groceries,  Hardware.  WINES,  LIQUORS   AND   ClGAllS  ,\T  IMfOl.K.IAI.K.  MOYIE,     EAST KOOTENAY, B. C.  The above hotel has been recently erected, and neatly furnished throughout. ,      .'  i  Cosy   and Comfortable   Rooms  The bar is supplied   with   the  best  brands   of liquors    ancl  ��� cigars.  Headquarters for^Miniiig- Aferi.  Are showing ii most complete stock of Dress Goorls,  Ready to Wear Shirts,  . Tailor Made Costumes, Corsets in blue, pink, black  and white; Shoulder Capes  in chrfl'ron and velvet; also  fancy slippers for ladies  Whilj in Men's wear we  cxcell in Hats. Shoes,  fancy shirts and Ties, and  NoDby Stilts.1  While In cVaiibrook call and inspect our stock.  HILL & CO.,  Cranbrook,  J7ort Steele    ���   Warciiiot.  When  i.n*  uranjikook  Cai.iv  at the  PIONEER  McKllLOP,  ASSAXIBiK,  NELSON,  B. C  ziym  Wi  Mclhues Block.  cn.vNMtoorc.  r.ox OS.  I'iioni:  And see th'e largest stock in  East kootenay. We have  everything you require in  shelf and builder's hardware/  ,paints, oils, glass, stoves and  tinware. Tinshop in connection.  G. H. MINER, Prop.,   OnAxVUitot'k,  If You  Want Anything  m  fell  r$$fi3i  .IN THE DRUG LINE OK  ASSAYERS'    SUPPLIES,  Cull on or write  c  (GrJ!Mi);0Ji��MiOi;So  m"#^'-g:  W. F. TEET2EL & CO,,  i&u'l  which,   projecting  seaward, concealed I finding they could pr-cne nothing, quiTc  gOOUri   ..i'  afraid that if thc working mined (dun.  down, even temporarily, it will result  in their financial loss. Ordera thai  were placed with wholesale houses for  goodb, early in the season, in anticipation of a brisk Hummer's business, arc  being canceled and business throughout the district ie practically at a  standstill.  '  '������ .     . ,  ' _ It is to be deplored that i.hi<= foolish  piece of legislation was enacted at a  time when, there was no apparent demand for it. The miners of the province and their employers were on Uio  most friendly terms; developed 'truncal  were worked to their full capacity. '  nnd prtispecls were continually' boinreconverted into shippers.  The full result of the new law as yst  to be seen. There is one fact,' how-  Over apparent: miners, as. a-, rule, prefer 10 hour's work and $3.50 a shift,  6" fiwcr hours and less pa v. '  her from view, and she recognized that  the persons talking wore her brother-  in-law, Tong and his wife.   She iicard  that,the two were plotting away Sicilian's life.   Tong said th.it lie had news  that, his brother would come to-morrow,  and that he would have about $900 with  hirn.    7'hcy would kill him, and conceal his body, but how to accomplish it  without letting 'Tijah know?   At the  mention of her name, she betrayed her  presence by a low cry.   Tn a second the  two were upon her asking her wha,t she  did. there, and whether.-she. had heard  what they bad said.    Terrified of the  wretches,' she.'gasped out that she was  sleeping and their voices startled her,  but, that she knew nothing of what they  had  been   saying.    Tong grasped hef  by the shoulders and  told her if she  was-speaking the truth it was well foi;  her; but if not, she had better, keep her,'  mouth, shut,  oj"'  he  would, b'iajaf  (a  threat).   Then thev Jet ner go.  Uves,. : li^iAf^nhiAJZij.d w$, ^}y Z  lilm dared hot U-iiVhuxirjj,'.t'he.da'iJig^ }x^  was ins but alfe'tnaclBjiip' tier .miA'a,'j',^  she could get the opportunity, to warn  him to  take  enre.    Till late Sleiman  unexpectedly   the  murder was   found  out.    A man of the village went into  tho jungle to cut wood, and at midday  he walked down to the creek to wash  after his food.   Coming back through  the swampy mangrove near the river he  noticed   a  very great swarm  of flics!  They were like a cloud, they were so  thick.      'What    have   we    here?'   he  thought; 'some dead animal, perhaps,'  and went to see. Sunk in the mud where  the river washed over i< at high tide he  found a barrel,, from which proceeded  a very nauseous smell,... His curiosity  was aroused, so he put. in his hand";  feeling something hard,,.lie,drew it out.  It was a skull, the skull of a man, and  projecting from.; .the. upper'jaw was a  long tooth, 1 ike ii. tusk.   'Aha!' he.cried;  'Sleiman!'.      .,'-,,,.....'  He went and (old the,police, and they  came and to.ok( ;tho cask,.arid tho.murr  der, w.as proy^,', because the- clqtjieK  ajid-.^^ot-h' ffipx&JuQ.se-iot -Sleiman,  Thnt is what wo sell.   We carr3r everything in   that   line,  both   staple  and  fancy.     ,<Juf  Sio'ek  is   the   largest  in i  Nelson;   our   pf ices   the   lowest;   our!  goods thc bent.    Special   ntlciitlou  rriri.M orders.     Write us.  Try Xtii-oo .SHU- tHour.  .VKI.SOX.  11. C.  CANADIAN PACIFIC  RAILWAY  to  MERCHANT TAILOfi,!  CRANBROOK.  -AND-  M. DesBrisay & Co.,  Aur.nnr.KX Hr.oL-i";.  jV15I,.S0iV, B. C.  Repairing Neatly and Promptly Executed. Special,Attention Given  to Mail Orders.  Suits  Made to   Order.  Soo    Line.  CANADA'S  NATIONAL  HIGHWAY  Tilu Short mid I'iij.1  Koute to mid Front  KOO'IT'NAV  COIJNTltV.  iAz  ^���J��cJ;%!;ah ia r.:v:vifr% ov.iA '������- ���:������������  .,,u^r^lhlA AViyi^yAWUlovehet  and iyhi- loves. ,me,' ajjc'i ->vjt? are very liap-  PT- .- ?h'e is grateful to the mosquito.''  "Thank you for yt,ur storv, Mdi,  which proves once more the o/d adage.  Barber Shop.  jS7e;/t door to the Moyie Lkaueii bilice  w. a. rt ami tyrox, j>ioi).  '���'"���*''���'       .-..,..���,-' '    ���  0?^?t?Tmmm �����IWIi��alr^ll,i,i),>,i,.^^,;',.w|ja  PATRONIZE-'-��� ~~  W^ITE LABOR  j., -..'..  ���    . .   i  Ay goud/liji? Your AVol'Jt To 'lici  Pacific to the Atlantic.  Sleeping Oar Route.    Tourist  Cars leave   Seal tic   daily   for     '  St.   Paul.     Wednesdays   for  Montreal and Jjosf'dn.    Mondays and Fridays for Toronto.  hore Laundry.  PIT1LTP CONEAD, Pitor.  (lOOl) WORK.  rjtlCMS. KBAfiONAIiLE  tJOfJMIMJ.\iiMt11KliBTAiix, J'rop.  Lagei- beeraoid   by the   Iveg or' do^on  bottlee.  Bottled Beer  in Stock.,. ..'  Odtsido Ol-clers (liven Strict Atteril.ioli.  ���First  Class Sleepers  on   -all    ,  ���   Main Line Trains  Connecting Tri-weekly  via. Macleod, or via:  KodieiisiY Landing;  Al'��|ily (ov Hft'tcri', MWN; Time Ciinls, lllpkcts and  i*itiU InforniiiUoii to Neiiro.it. Local  .        Agent., or  W.-F.'ANDEIWOiV, EA. COYhK]  ^     ,T. V. A. Nelson. D.V. A,, Vnnnovcr'  tfcfiafc��Bc's.ui'e   our tJcke't rends via. c;  i>. {{-'  T  ivi  ,..?*.�� rv  '.i<'V��s"V  '���'i'ZiAi''  Oo1.o��h:1 has become aiKC..-��.oB^-

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