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The Moyie City Leader May 28, 1898

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 .4*  VL. 1, NO, 7,  MQflE PIT��S ft P% M4T ?8�� PS.  12 A YEAR   ���t   _  ���      _u. n    n       ra        ram .�����! .      ��i n.  ll     tm   am 7^.  \st  m .���02���,  f        '    *    ���-     ' ' ^  �� i^N IDEAL TOWNSITE For Business and 3g  ij Pleasure; as ^Residential Locality ||  ^ Unequalled. " ' . .  &   ' ��� '���       ��� '       ' "���   '     ,  m �� Situated on Moyie Lake. Excellent Fish  ing, Boating, Bathing  and  Shooting. . .   '  ft  IBACKEP.ISy PAY KOLLS--*-  iigene, LakelShore,; Moyie  Mines all'within^an hour's walk.   Good water  supply.   Exceptional drainage fg^ilitioB.^Has ,  pie best- prospects.' ^  K The JBusiestland $fost Talked of Town in %  fk    ; ���     EAST K00T1NAY.   ^     " M  f - -  G. CAMPBELL, Moyie City,  B.C.    J>  lib ml    _   n i^x^l- TT~��~1 ��� %  m  Headquarters for Commencial and|Mining Men.        jfa   _ ��� i��� ��� m  QUEETS*  AVEN'UE,  *MAKTIN ITOLEYiiB CO., 1'ropa.  Thc llouse is sEquippcd in .Flrnt Class Stylo  Throughout. Large and Commodious Dining  Room. Best Branda of WiuuB, Liquors and  Cigi'.r.s etui be had atitlii* Bur.  OP  -o-  ^jj An Ideal Townsite jMost Picturesquely and Delightfully . Situated.  The Future Goeur d Alene  of East Kootenay. =*^  H Backed Jloy^pay rolls of the St. Eugene, Moyie and  Lake Shore mines.  For Further Information Apply to  LAKE SHORE ADDITION TOWNSITE CO.  (ft : ���  ��� A\  a. CAMPBELL, Proprietor.  This Hotelfis New and^wellfFurnished The f  Tables are:Supplied: with the Best the *  Market affords. The Bar is Filled with $  the Best ^Brands of Liquors and Cigars. |  HEADQUARTERS  FORCOMMERCUL  J-Mowjcrair.        _^ul���       _      _       whitish comjwma. I  10YIH GUI  Q,ueQn>s Birthday Fittingly Observed!.  A GRAND PICNIC AND DANCE  The B^Riiaer Echo llauletl   tho Fr.opfo to  and From tho aronndB.���The    ,  : - .i  PrtRO Winners.  * '        '        . J  The Y9tb anpiversary of the birthday  o�� Queen-Victoria wasfittifigly observed  by tho residents qf this place last Tuesday, and the interest which they took  in ���the affair made it like a|l other  things undertaken by Moyie City peo-  ple-^a grand euocoss.'  The prograrA waB carried out,almost  exactly as stated ' in the L#5A��Ea last  week. The Echo made a - trip to, the  head Qf tbe lake in the morning and  on its way back called at {.be yarious  construction camps along the way and  brought those who were desirous ��� of  celebrating tp this place. As she  pulled up to,the wharf on her return  a^volley of 3hots was fired from the  balcony of the Moyie hotel by a squad  of .Moyie City's sharpshooters.  At 11 o'clock the boat, loaded with  merry picnicepi, started for ,the  grounds, at tho foot of the lake. The  grounds had been previously cleared,  ���tables stationed 'and swings put up by  the williug citizens of the town and by  Mr. J. Haskins, the big hearted rail-'  way contractor, who contributed both  labor and material. Here the people  procee7led to enjoy' themselves. Many  took advantage of the swings, and no  little amusement was created with the  merry-go-round. Mr. Neiderstadt do-r  nated two kegs of his excellent beer to  tbe occasion, and of course this was  also taken advantage or.  After a sumptuous luncheon was  served and the tables cleared, J. M.  Lindsay introduced Judge W. H.  Fraser who took the platform and delivered a brief but eloquent address.  "We have assembled here," said Mr,  Fraser, "to celebrate the seventy-  ninth anniversary of the birth ot  Queen Victoria. ' Jusfc - seventy-nine  years ago today Queen Viotoria, who  now rules over ��50,000,000 of people,  was born, and nearly 61 years ago she  afecended the throne. Since that time  most of our fathers and mothers were  born, and during the ��� period of  her reign nearly every natic.ii on the  face of the globe has changed its form  of government or has been engaged in  war with some other country." He  tnen spoke of some of .the most important events of her reign, and closed  with a few eulogizing remarks for Her  Majesty.  The-following is a list'of the sports  and those winning first and second  prizes:  Gentlemen's flag race���R. H. Oliver  first, W. J. Hamilton second,  ,   Ladies' flag race^-Mrs. D. J. Elmer  first, Miss Davis second.  Gentlemen's sack race<-~-D. J. Elmer  first, R. H. Oliver second.  Ladies memory'.'test-~Mrs. J. M. Mc-  Mabon and Mrs. Elmer: ���  Gentlemen's three, legged "race���D.  J. Elmer and JR.. H. Oliver, first, Ben  Murphy and J. Riley second.      /     ^  Boys three legged race���Willie Murphy and Norburt Jfeiderstadfc first,  Johnny Elmer and Sidney Elmer 2d.  Needle and thread race���D. J. Elmer and Mrs. Elmer first; F. J. Smyth  and Mrs. S.hae second.  The tug of war was a hot one. The  pull lasted about nine minutes and  was won by Mfi Elmer's team.  The prizes were given away in the  evening at the East Kootenay hotel  by Mrs. J. M. McMiihon, the hostess,  assisted by F. I. Moore, after which  Professor Murphy's orchestra struck  up a tune and one of the most enjoyable hops ever given in Moyie City  was in progress. A large crowd was  in attendance and, dancing was kept  up until about 3 o'clock a. m.5 andall  returned to their homes feeling that  the first celebration of Her Majesty sN  birthday in Moyie City had been a  most successful one.  Mr. O'Neil, of the firm of Cowan &  O'Neil who have the tunnel contract  at tbe head of Moyie lake, arrived here  last Saturday afternoon from NcIbou.  /7  SENERAL MERCHANTS.-,..  it-  ardware  roeene  JKW?8��|' PWPTJTO A SFBOiALTY,  ���><&-*-  ^  ^EROppIETOUS   QFT  The,On!y ,Uprto-Data Hostlery in East'Eootsn^y,  t&CO^IS   *PX'3ea5?i  BRiwa^a: oolumbia.  '   j^OY^I. OAK AN'D LAKE VIEW.      l  Two West Shore Group?' of Claims to Be  Developed Thlfj Opramor.      '   0  J..J. Booge, who Ijas been operating  quite extensively in East.Kootnay for  some; time past, returned homo last  Wednesday after a few rnonths' absence. Mr. Booge is at tho head of  the company'thatrocoiitly took a bond  on the Royal - Oak and0 Lake View  groups of claims which are situated on  the we3t shore of Moyio lake, directly  opposite this place. 'There are eleven  claims in the two groups; th.e Royal  Oak is a galena proposition and is believed to be on a continuation of the  St'. Eugene ledge, while, the kakc  View lies further up the lake and  runs principally in gold bearing  quart?. -  Although the claima have only been  located during the last two years,' considerable work has been done on them,  and iu every case the surface showings have greatly irnprovod under development, On the Royal Oak a 50  foot tunnel bas been run and tbe  ledge has been stripped in several  places. Good, substantial cabins have  been built and everything is in readiness for working large forces of men.  Mr. Booge will make a personal inspection of the different claims next  week and will report to his company  and in all probability active work  will be commenced on them within  the^neit month. Mr. Booge has decided to make Moyie City his home,  and give his entire attention to hi3  mining interests.  Tii at Telephone Again.  . G. C. Hodge of Nelson, district superintendent of the Vernon and Nelson  and the Kootenay Lake telephone  companies, passed through here on  his way to Fort Steele last Wednesday.  To a LejVder representative he said he  would look into the matter of extending the line from Swansea to Moyie  City, and do whatever was reasonable  with the the people of this placo. He  is expected to return today from his  ..tbur'bf investigation, and willbe in  position to give more definite informa-  .tion...   ''.'   ���..'"     -..,���..,        '  ���  Have Interesta on Sullivan pill.  ' S. A. Fallon and John McOrae  passed through here last Tuesday on  thoir way froni Bonners Ferry to the  Sullivan Hill country, where they will  do assessment' work on the Hidden  Hand and Last Addition' claims in  which they are interested. Considerable work has already been done on  the Hidden Hand, and it has shown  wonderfully rich in high grade galena.  The boys are also interested in several  other promising East Kootenay mining propositions.  Cha-Dged Managers.  This week E. H. Small tendered his  resignation as manager of thc Toronto  Clothing house and accepted a position at the Moyie hotel, and S. A.  Scott, the pioneer merchant of Moyio  City and one of the best known men  inNthe country, took his place.  LOCAL BRIEFS.  Hancy, the main guy of tho Crow's  Nest road, was expetced ,bere this  week, but up to going to press he has  failed to make his appearance.  James Cronin of the St. Eugene  mine went'jto Fort Steele yesterday.  Rev, Father Walsh, the Fort Steele  Catholic priest, held services hero last  Sunday.  J. M. McMahon of the East Kootenay hotel, left(on yesterday's boat lfor  Fort Steele.   ' ' '  C.'EaufFnjan, landlord of. tho Kauff-  LTouse,'went to Fort Steele' yesterday  to transact Imsinecs.  .Alfred Manuel, Tboo. Rader and  John Day left here yesterday morning  for Fort Steele on business.  Sixty feet is all that now shuts out  daylight between the ends of the big  tunnel at the head of the lake.  W. G. Carlin, ono of Fort Steele's  most prominent merchants, was %n  this city last Thursday,  p. D. Winters of SiitoQ Returned  last week from Sarnia, Ont., where be  spent most.djftlie winter.  Mrs. ' Joseph Neiderstadt , always  keeps a nice lot of fresh wheat and  rye bread on hand for sale.  McMahon Bros.' goods ar9 daily ar=  riving, and tfreir large store is being  filled from one end to tho other.  Edward Libarty of Tekoa is in the  city, a guest of his son-in-law and  daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Shae.  Ben Allen, who has been working  at the Moyie hotel for some months  past, left yesterday for hia home in  Winnipeg.  Mrs. C. E. Johnstone left here yesterday for Nelson via. Jennings. Mr.  Johnston left on the same day via.  Kuskonook.  Louis Earnest, representing the  California Wine Co. of Nelson, was  here doing business for his house last  Wednesday.  Tho Toronto Clothing House received a mammoth stock of ladies' and  gents' furnishing goods this week, and  is now prepared to meet all classes of  trade. ".'."���'������  T. J. Elliott, who has been a resident of Sifton for some months past,  departed last week for Fort Macleod,  where he hat accepted a position in  the C.P.R. office.  Work at Finch Bros.' saw. mill has  been suspended for the past few days  on account of the high water. They  have 100,000 feet of lumber on hand  which will soon be brought down to  this place. ,  FOR SALE���Barber 3hop complete,  18x20.feet in size, with bath room in  connection: Doing a first class business. For further particulars, apply  to J.'E. Musgrave, Moyie City, B. C.  It is reported that excursion trips  will be made from Spokane and other  northwestern cities to East Kootenay  points this summer. If such is the  oase, the excursionists should notover��-  look Moyie City, the hub of East  Kootenay.  A man named Gadd, who was accompanying Father Walsh of Fort  Steele to this place, died at Sifton last  Monday after a very short illness. His  remains were interred in the St.  Eugene Mission cemetery/  A. L, Jameson, brother of W. T  Jameson of this place.passed through  here Thursday enroute to Hellroaring  creek to do assessment work on his  claims.' The two brothers bad not  seen each other for nine j'ears, and ifc'  is needless to say^the meeting was a  happy-one. ,.' ���..        '  ' T. T. McVittie' or "Fort Steele' was  here the early pait of the week and  surveyed the four and one-half acre  tract of government land which is to  be sold in Fort Steele June 4th. It is  said that the C."P. R. has already  made arrangements for' a portion of  the land for a depot site.  R. H. Oliver is in receipt oi a letter  frorri.S. D. Pope, provincial superin-?  tendent of instruction at Victoria,  stating that a school would bo established in Moyie City immediately  upon the commencement of the fall  term] that such a short time now remained until the close ol tbe pre,aen��,  term nothing would be done.  The latest war news which has  reached here is that a passenger from,  Port de Poix who arrived at Cape  Haitien May 22 brought a rumor  that a fight.had taken-place off Mole  St. Nicholas, in which 12 Spanish  ships had been sunk and two Ameri-  cad ships disabled. The report, however, so far lacks confirmation,  Sergeant Clopp returned last Sunday from Goat river, where he had  been on his regular tour of inspection.  He reports the drowning, of a man  named John Falk in Goat river one  week ago yesterday while attempting  to cross on a log not far from Porter  Bros.' camp. The man is Baid'to have  had a gold watch and $85 in cash oa  his person. As yet his body has not  been recovered.  PROVINCIAL GENERAL ELECTIONS  189S.  Electoral District of South  ; East Kootenay.  At a largely-attended meeting of the  Electors of. this District, held at Fort  Steele on May 23d, a resolution was  passed calling a convention of all  Electors in this District opposed to the  Provincial Government, to meet at  The Opera House,  in Fort Steele, on  'I Thursday,   Even-  \ing-, June 2nd, at  3:30 0^Clock,  To select a Candidate in tho Opposij  tion Interest. All electors favorablo  to the cause aro invited to attend and  take part in the proceedings.    '  The following are the names of the  oommittee:  R. L. T. Galbraith, R. Mather, W.  Baillie, A. B. Grace, W*. R. Ross, J. A.  Harvey, chairman ; A. C. Nelson, Sec  rotary.  Fort Steele, B. C./May 2-itli, 1898.  V^***  o'   iv  ! ,  . 3  Oi IN FEMININE HANDS.  A,  N  GARDEN.  THCRE  WAS  CHEATING.  THE  RESPONSIBILITIES WHICH   REST  UPON  OUR  GIRLS'  SHOULDERS.  iMj love picked flowers ono by one  While I stood near wilh my cijfnretle.  She plucked a rosu like n groat, red nun,  Monoy wort, asters and riiiyiionotte.  , ' 5  G r  t .  A Last Point In tlicjEducatfon of the Modern Young Womnn���She Should Bo Mude  to Understand livr Power to Help Mon  lead Better Lives.  Miss Agnes Ileppllcr's very clever essay  on the "Etornal   Fcmirii.no''is a' uniquu  contribution to   tho  philosophical di��cus-<  sion of thu qualifications of woman as dls-j  tinctly intended to make her mentally cor-"  rolativu ancl never synonymous with man.  In theso days our daughters aro launched  Into tho world much  as  professional men  ;    would be did their outfit consist of  test-  books of   which   they had not learned tho  '  use.    LVory embellishment,, every accomplishment, every mental equipment, ovcry  bodily skill of athletic  play, is sedulously  . made  farrriliar to them.    They nro indued  '  -   "splendidly furnished," but to how few is  it taughtt'bat thoy are to bo the strongest j  restraining and  purifying ' power  of tho i  Boclal world!  Xoone can shut out from n young girl's  consciousness thut she is beautiful if tho  .wondrous gift is really hers. Why should ,  sho not bo made to understand that having ,  It she has been intrusted with that which  has had power to rnovo even tho rulers and  kingdoms of tho earth and that ln tlio lowest estimate possible of her influence sho  has "a government upon her shoulders?"  AVe of n generation passing out of  sight ,  6ay con.stnnily that  the world isricher In  "arc and splendor, in   luxury anil resource,  than when we were young.   Wo know that ,  life is fuller, thattbinps wo never dreamed  of gladden nnd mako life easier materially j  and moro worth living Intellectually. Yes,  J  these nro trite truths, but  no   thoughtful !  womnn believes that tho general aim is as j  elevating, as  conservative, that tho influ- i  once against  dissipation   and .the coarser j  grain  of  life's converse and notion is as ,  largooras strong as it was in'thoir young  '' day.  Thoro is no desire to bring back tho  formality and stilted stiffness of Miss  Austen's heroes and horoinea. It takes rill  her char.iu of genius and humor to liralio  them real men and women to us. But ho-  twecn theso and tho 'unfortunate freedom  of today thcr i was a tlmo when tho born-  ago paid to loveliness and youth and beauty  mount that ir mnn should como with clean  lips, chivalr't deference and rostraiuod  epeech into tbo society of women ho admired.  Can thero bo n doubt that if it wore a  part of every girl's preparation for her lifo  Jn tho world to uiidorntand that, sho could  holpinon to lead better lives, to'havo higher aims, to .think nobler thoughts, sho  would not respond to hor calling ''and bo  proud of her possibilities? Continually  girls aro warned that this is not customary  and that is rrot good form, and that chaperons and various conventional proprieties aro indispensable, but is it instilled  into them that far above conventions of  every sort thero is an unwritton law to  which thoy aro bound to bo obedient, a law  that is to link tlio better lifo with their regard?  Words may multiply concerning tho exactions, thebiascd judgments, tho unsoo-  ing'persisteneo of wives and mothcrsj^yprt  inuch bitterness may point their analysis,  of fominino character aiuong young mon  wounded by coquotry or maimed by tho  falseness of a ilirt, but in tho end, as suro-  Jy as tho sea obeys its ordained obb und  flow, and comes back true to tho beach it  hns somo timo left bare, man's hoart rests  not until in somo of its varying relations  as mother, wlfoor love he finds tho strongest influence of his nature through a woman's help.  Ono of tbo ways in which this influence  is profanod in theso last days of our  strange, transforming century, is the 11b-  orty of conversation. Weary of the morning's skimming of-tho journals of tho day,  in which to do ovil seems,to bo tho allotted  task of till humanity, a man finds tho latest horror tho subject of tho family chat  on his return to his home. Thero is no  offort mode, no trouble taken to keep one  placo, one hour of the day free from the  wrotehodness of thc world's sin and misery. Tho room must bo woll ventilated. A  pure air, full of healthful oxygen, must ha  freo to vitalise the blood, but for tho mental atmosphere, what occupies thc thronged  city and stirs tho passions aud horrors of  men, may sufiieo without disapproval.  "Ignorance is not innoconcc," nor yet is  tho knowlcdgo of ovil, which no man can j  hinder, possibly to be confounded with  loss of sensitivo delicacy and clear eyed i  purity of thought, but the general discus- !  sion of subjects involving tho analysis of \  crime and the questions of morality, com- I  mon to present society, lowers the tone of i  all concerned.  It has been tho writer's personal experience during the past year to hear ani- ���  ninlpd arguments at a public tnblo bo- ;  tweeri young married and unmarried men j,  and women of excellent social standing j  as to the morality or immorality of .books j  and plays involving the deepest questions i  of lifo'and the relations of tho saxes. . j  "Tho 'jeune flllo' is a forgotten person- ]  age. There is no longer any ono answer- I  Jug to her whom tho French, so called," j  said a woman of the world tome. Per- i  Imps society is not impoverished by the j  loss of her who being ri woman in yearn j  was allowed to be a child in simplicity, j  Yet it would be refreshing occasionally, to j  old eyes at least, to be in tho company, of !  ono whoso trust in honor and sincerity |  was without fear, who knew not tho tor- j  rors and pitfalls of '-lifo und who had yet |  tho lost art of blushing in her gentle list j  of accomplishments.     \ '     ' j  A   revolutionizing  powor  as to all that  changes' tho. "order  of  our  day" lies in I  feminine hands, through tho uso ot  what  is  distinctively hers.    Through   no other j  moans  can   amusement  bo   kept  within .  hounds,   compliment    bo   roproasod   into I  moro delicate  expression, conversation he I  Jed intohighor yet not less lively channels,  '  and men be made to know thnt to win fa- i  vors they must wear the tokens of knightly purity and   courage.    It is not through \  her ^strong   arm,   nor  hor  mathematical  honoj-s, nor her admittance to tho bar, that  a woman can elevate her race.    I3y her adherence to the true, the  spiritual   and tho ,  uplifting  will  she make a refuge  lor tho  fnon of hor time.���New York Post. I  "Here is n'white brier," sho said,  "As white as the lovo that 1 give to you."  I plucked n marigold out of the bed.  '���Hero is n heart that is blithe und true���  "Blithe arid true und full of tho sun."  2ily lady smiled nt our fair conceit,  Pulling the flowers ono by ono  And pressing the thorns beneath her feet  The soft hours ntolo aeros-r tho lawn,  Ami she eanio close and softly said,  "Whim tho dew is dry and the loaves are gone.  What will become of tho white and the red?"  And I siiid: "In n garden, tho poets know,  Where tho laughter of youth ftrows never old,  Wo will sue the phlox and the lilies blow  And thc sweetbrier loving tho marigold.  "Wo will walk tho pathways without o care,  Smelling Iho rose and the mignonette.  And you will bo wonderfully kind nnd fair.  And I will bu still at my.cigarette!"  ���Theodore Hobi-rta in Timo nnd tho Hour.  MODEST  FIRE   HEROES.  What They Think About When  They Aro  Periling Their Lives For Others.  "Heroes Who Fight Fires" is ���thc tltlo  . of an artlclu by Jacob A. Kiis in Tho Century, in tho serles'of  "Iloroes of ��� Peaco."  1 Mr. Rlis says:    '  I' onco asked Fireman Martin M. Coleman aftor one of those exhibitions of cool-  ' ncss and courage that thrust him constantly upon tho notice of tho newspaper  man what ho thought of when ,.he stood0  upon tho ladder with this thing boforo  him to do that might mca-ti lifo or death  tho next' moment. Ho looked at mo' in  some perplexity, *"  "Think?" ho said slowly. "Why, I don't  think. There ain't any timo to. If I'd  stopped to think, them five peoplo would  V boon burnt. Xo, I don't think of danger. If it is anything, it is that up thoro  Iain boss. Tho rest are not in it. Only  I wish," ho added,, rubbing his arm ruefully at tho recollection, "thnt she hadn't  fail ted. It's hard when thoy faint. They'ro  just so much dead weight. Wo get' no holp  at all from thorn heavy women."  And that was all I could get out of him!'  I never had much better luck with Chief  Benjamin A. Gicquol, who is tho oldest  wearer of tho 13ennotfc medal, just as Colo-  man is tho youngest, or tho ono who re-  ceived.it last. < lie was willing enough to  talk about.tho science of putting out fires,  of Department Chief lionncr.'tho "man of  few words," who he thinks has mastered  tho art beyond any man living; of tho  buck draft and almost anything clso pertaining to the business,.but when I insisted upon 'his telling mo tho story of tho  rcscno of tho Sbhaefcr family of fivo from  a burning tenement down in Cherry street,  in which ho earned his rank and reward;  ho laughed a good humored littlo laugh  and said it was "tho old man";���meaning  Schacfer���who should havo had tho medal.  "It was a grand thing in him to lot the  littlo ones come out first." I havo sometimes wished that firemen wero not so  modest. It would be much easier, if not  so satisfactory, to record their gallant  deeds. But I am not suro that it is, after  all, modesty, so much-as a wholly different  point.of viow. It is business with them,  tho work of their lives. The one feeling  that is allowed to rise beyond this is the  feeling of. exultation in tho faco of peril  conquered by courage which Coleman .expressed. On tho ladder ho was boss! It  was'- tho funcy of a masterful man, and  none but a masterful man would havo got  upon tho ladder uc all.  And Simpkins Was Compelled to Tell Hoir  rr-      lie Knew It.  Over th^Y/river a virtuous spasm came  upon tho authorities, and a lot of "gams"  were "pulled." Among other witnesses  for tho state tho name of Simpkins wns  called. ",  Mr. Simpkins, who was a pasty faced  young man, rose from his seat and walked  to tho witness stand. After tho oath had  been administered to him and tho usual  preliminary question hud been asked', ho  was tola to go on and toll his story.  ���'It was tin's way," said Mr. .Simpkins,  "I liko to .play a littlo poker once in  awhile, and 1 went up into this room and  sat in a gamo. There were four others bo-  sides myself playing. Things ran along  pretty evenly for awhilo and then ono of  tho men���Thrive since learned tha,i> ho was  tho proprietor of tho room���began to win  heavily-. I watched him and becamo convinced that'ho was cheating. Finnlly I  knew ho was cheating and drew out of tho  gamo. Then I sat and watched him for  awhilo, and I saw him deal big hands to  the man he wanted to bent, and then deal  himself bigger ones. It was scandalous.  He stacked tlio cards and hold thorn out,  and did all sorts of disreputable things. I  saw this and run prepared to prove it. If  thero is anything I abhor, it is cheating  at cards." ' ��� ���<  "Wait a moment, Mr. Simpkins," interrupted the prosecuting attorney. "What  was it that first attracted your'attontion  to tho fnct that cheating wa.s going on?"  Mr. Simpkins fidgeted a bit in his chair  and then said, "Why, I was in a pot with  this man, and when it camo to a showdown, he had four kings?"  "And why dirl that convinco you that ho  was cheating?"  ."Because���been uso"��� stammered  Mr.  Simpkins, and then ho stopped short.  "Answer tho question, Mr. Simpkins,"  put in thc judge.'  Mr. Simpkins grew red in tho faco.  "Because," ho finally said, "why, I know  ho was ohenting becauso ho showed down I  four kings and at'tho very sanio time I  was holding out two kings for tho next  hand. "-'-Fargo Forum.  THE   DEBUTANTE.  t*dimt4^-^  Eof yet hnvo the dark yours'touched her  W-.th thi- ixlge of their clinging shade,  gho has growu like a flower in tho sunlight,  This slender slip of u maid.  Who stands :n the wing of hor mother  And'sinilus as wo greet hor, dear  As ihe budhnlf blown, as tho dawning 1-07,  Our pride i:t this1 latest year.  We wish hrr joys unnumbered,  We hope for her nil tlringB bright,  That only the best may reach her'  And never tho worst affright;  That her own muy swiftly find her  Ami h'jr-life bo brimmed with cheer  As she stands' to furc. hor future  In tho morn of this latest year.  But only Ono above us  May cast tho horoscope  Of this sweet daughter waiting  For thodoor.H of futo toopo.  Hit steps may load through dusorts,  Through pathways steep nnd drear  Or over desolate mountains,  . Through many a lonesouio year.  Yet ns wo watch her standing,        (  Puro ns ri vestnl'3 dream,  Her eyi's are ns un nngel's, 1  Anil wo inny"siifely ili.cm  The sweet nrrnd Mire of finding  A lifo of bliss und cheer.  And wistfully wo groot her,  _   Our pride, this latest year.  v' c ��� Harper's Enzar.  LIMITED  8, 10. 3'.' Cordova slivot  ,8010 Water street - - .  SUPPLY,  Complete Outfits  FOIL  Klondyke-Yukon GoM .Melds.  We Iiavo tlie Impost stock on tho coast and  can   outfit  parties  on short  0 '      *  notice,    Wo can also supply pack or work horses at reasonable prices. .'.  THE   PENNY1 IN 'CHURCH.  Italian, French, Spanish Confections.  It was not from either Italy or Franco  that wo got tho best confectioners in tho  earlier days of English cookery. Spain,  notably Toledo, furnished England with  tho most celobrated pastry cooks, or pasto  leros as they aro called,, though wo havo  sinco looked most to Frnnco for theso artists. Under Tho patronago of "Bloody  Mary" and of Queen Henrietta, Maria  Spanish methods flourished apace in tho  court cuisino. We road that when -Mary  entertained the Princess Elizabeth at Richmond in the summer of 1557 a sumptuous  banquet1 was served, in which there was  introduced as an ornament a pomegranate  tree in confectionery work bearing the  arms of Spain, showing Mary's Spanish  leanings in a rather ostentatious fashion.  Theso Spanish and Portuguese confectioners woro very skillful.  In tho comedy of "Tho Sun's Darling,'*  by Ford and Decker (first acted l()'So-i)r  the "Spaniard" who is ono of tho dramatic  persons declares himself "a eonfeccinna,-  dor, which Jn your tonguo is a comfit  maker, of Toledo." Ho says, "I can teach  sugar to slip down your throat in a million ways," and ho professes himsolf skillful in "conserves, candies, marmalades,  sinkiuloes, ponadoes, maroblane, borga-  nioto, aranxuos rnuria, Unions, berongotios  of Toledo, oriones, potatoes of Malaga and  ten millions moro."���Gentleman's Magazine .'"���'���''.���.������:'"'���...'.  Australian Fever Cure.1 1  "What'sthat fired grave for?" asked.tho  recruit. ���' ��� AS, '       !  "Fella all sick; weah^gr  bad and bud-.'.;  gory no good down 'bout Wombrw    Plenty ;  rain one time, fella catch  cold; plenty fo-j  ver   this   timo; by'rn   by fetch 'ini   longa  that placo," explained Warrigii), as a litter  emerged from a wurlcy of   the camp, and  tho  sick  man was   borne  to the  curious  grave.    Tho doctor walked in tho rear.  Thrusting his hand into Iho.long ditch,,  to test its warmth, tho doctor, signaled-to  lower tho patient into it. He was then  covered from nock tq foot, feet-.and all.  His head alone rested above t.ho dirt. Sergeant. Dalton explained: ���   '.   '  "Tho blacks put fovor patients in tho  ground like that and steam the fever out.  They say tbo earth will draw off the evil  spirit, and then fill hirn with.life."  "Electric currents, by. love!"  , The next day tho  late patient wos bobbing around like a 3-ycar-old.���Outing.  Such, an OfTerins;, Except From the Toor,  1 la n-n Iiibiilt to God.  Cl  "Tho important part which tho penny  plays in tho avcrago church offering is  known to every 0110 who has ever been interested in church finances," writes Edward W. Bok in Tho Ladies' Homo Journal.' "And that it is' a part entirely out  of , proportion to tho necessities is foic'and  realized by many a church treasurer.  Scores of people who could afford to drop  a nickel or a dime into the churchoilcr-  ing content themsclvos.by giving'a penny.-  Tho feeling is either that tho smallest  offering 'will do,' or tho matter of church  finances is not given any thought. Thero  is a failuro to realizo that a church is"tho  (,snmu aa any other business institution,  and it must havo money for its moinw-  nanco.  ".There is such a thing as too literal an  interpretation of the phrase that 'religion  is free.' Of course it is freo, and let us  hopo that it will aiways bo so in this country. But to mako religion freo costs  money���and this isn't tin Irish bull, either. There aro choso to whom moro than  'tho widow's mito' given to tho"church  would mean doing without somo absolute  necessity of lifo. ,Tho penny of such a ono  is tho most welcome gift to any church,  tho most noble offering which any one can  make. But irom those who can givo moro  than a penny, and who arc giving only tho  penny, sucli an offering is an insult to  (Jod and to his church, and the sooner peoplo sec the matter in this hard, true light  thc better. I am almost tempted to say  that the great majority of churches could,  with perfect justice, rule out the penny  from their offerings. Wero this dono tho  nickel would - bo tho prevailing offering,  and to how few persons, wlien ono stops to  consider tho question, would such an offering bo a hardship or an impossibility? A  yearly offering of Sii.UO, calculating that  ono attended church onco each Sunday or  twice with one offering of 5 cents, would  galvanize tho church finances of this country. '' '   Couldn't Ilo Dono.  "Boy?," began the Sunday school superintendent impressively, "I hopo none of  you wilbever get into tho reprehensible  habit of alluding to your father as 'tho old  man.' When you'grow up, no matter how  big or old you may bo, you thould always  look hp to and respect thc silver hair:--of  your father, who has grown,bent and gray  working for you in your helpless infancy.  JVow, all of you who think /you can do  this, plenfc raise your right hands."  Up wont every hand oxcopttSono.  Sternly eying tbo deiiiiquernj^.tho superintendent solemnly observed:  "Why, young man, I am horrified���?fi  solutcly horrified���aswoll ns astonished at  your .behavior. Don't you wish to raise'  ���your.hand!ami. piit yourself on record a.s  being willing to, respect Iho gray hairs of  your father when you grow up to bo a  man?"' ,  "Xo. No tiso tryin; can't do it nohow,",  unblushlngly responded tho.lad."-  "Why not  sonny?" ,,:   . '  "'Cause ho ain't liablo to havo no gray  hair. Dad's' bald," chirped tho youthful  philosopher triumphantly, nnd amid a  general titter tho discomfited superinteiid-  ent gave it up and passed .on to something  olso.���Strand Magazine.  Women In tlio South.  I.havo tried vainly to discover tho compensation of tho lo'.vly lives with which  long association, has mado mo sadly familiar��� tho HvesPof tbe patient, toil worn  women of the south���writes Frances Huntington in Tho Interior. From my window I watch tho farmers pass in their  mountain schooners on their way to,town  to effect the seasonal exchange of farm  predtrcofor household necessities.�� Many  of tho women nro old acquaintances,'for I  am again on familiar ground. I recognizo  the serious, faded faces under tho gingham  sunbonnets as thoy nod in passing." Tho  rather pretty littlo woman wlio stopped at  tho gato to show mo tho new baby is 21 _  and tho'mothor of six children,'two of  whom, at tho ages of 7 and 5, work In tho  cotton fields all through tho long' season  from September till January.,  Luci, the eldest, picks 40 pounds a.day,  for which her father allows hor la conts.  By thc ' end of tho'season sho will havo  enough money saved to buy her winter  wardrobe. Hor future is foretold by her  mother's uneventful, humdrum lifo. She .-;  will spend three months out of every year ���  in attendance at a country school, prefer- !  ably tho winter season. Tho remaining  nino months will bo equally divided between sowing arid harvesting. Tho rainy  seasons will bo dovored to quiltmaking,  which has almost reached tho dignity of a  fine art among mountain women, who ro-  gurd the invoruor of a "now design" aa  'something of a genius. Within fivo orcsix  years she will cheerfully waivo tho privileges and joys of youth for tho unknown  responsibilities of wifehood, or, failing in  this, sbo will gradually assumo tho burden  of household drudgery and hipso uncomplainingly into spinsterhood.  FQR-FINE--  WINES' AND' .CHOICE GIGARS -.'  ' <^pp^~-ADDRESS���^3ac3^    ���  OMNIA; WINE C  NRKSON.'' ;,  ���  ���9  ��  >  >eagrani s ����ye  s  Exercises to I>eveiop Gracefulness.  "Tho face of a woman should surmount  a body graceful nnd easy, and it is these  waist muscles whicli have tho power to  givo grace, " writes Katharine Eggleston  Junkcrmann in The Woman's Homo Companion. "If they aro kept froo and strong  by "exorcise, the wearing of a well fitted  corset can do them littlo injury, but fome  eierciso should bo taken to set tho blood  circulating freely, "and thu following-, Ib  suggested:  "liaise tho outstrotched arm's above tho  head, the body retaining its erect position,  then bend slowly forward from tho waist,  so that tho fingers come ns near touching  tho floor as possiblo without straining.  This is dono without bending tho knees.  In recovering position lot tho arms relax  and sink down as the body straightens up.  This exercise also lengthens tho waist.  "Tho exercise known as waist rol!lngr is  ono of tho best for attaining frocdom of  tho waist muscles. With hands lightly  placed on the hips, the lingers pointing  forward and down, let tho body drop forward easily so that It is bent at tho waist.  This must bo dono gently, as by jerking it  moro harm than good is dono."  Special Agencies: , '' ~        '.-.,,  , THISTLE BLEND SCOTCH WHISKY,  .THORN'S O.H.M."   , ���"       ''     .    "���   '  1 it'  1 BONNblT & CO.'S XXX BRANDY,  The CHAMBERLAIN CIG-AR.  \ '  EClofidyRe Outfitter  B.  P. RITHET & CO,,  Victoria.  Agents.  - Wofficn'ofrCffKues.  A speaker addressing stfino clubwomen  recently on tho subjecF^fujwomiin'snnruo  voiced lior belief that tlie time would como  when a woman would not givo up hor  name when she married, somo compromise  being effected which would proservo her  premarital identity. Ihis 1:,, of course,  often done now vhero the woman has bc-  comowell known during her celibacy. An  author or physician olmostinvririably has  her namo hyphened to that of tho man sho  marries. Tlie r-amo speaker thinks, too,  that tho title of "Mrs." will bo ono of maturity, just as "itfr-'Tb^and that "Miss"  will be retaiu^cf^mc'rely a#^\designruion if  girlhocd^rfs5"Master" is now, .Neither of  ^thesejrt/fteirients is radical or beyond ersy  ifeHtrFnn.'itfi fulfillment. Tho present is  nothing if not an ago of iconoclasm, and  because a thing has been is one of the ic -t  influential ai'guiiients that it shall continue to bo.���Chicago Times-IIorakL  We Quote Low Prices on Picks, Shovels, Gold Pans,  Gold Scales, Pack Straps and Saddles, Dog Sleds,  Dog Harness, Tents, River Coats, Steel.Stoves,  Camp Utensils, Etc., Etc. ��� ._  Goods bought in British ColumbiaVo into the Klondyko free. If bought  in tlie United S'ates they will be taxed -30 per cent duty. Vancouver if  tlie chcupcMt place to outfit.    "Writs us for map containing full information  McLennan, McFeely 6' Co.,  LIMITED.  VANCOUVER   B; C.  VICTORIA,  U. C.  LONDON   ENGLAND.  Reofiiii; the Washing.  "Christmas!" said the old salt, as he  looked out of tho back window of the tenement ho inhabits' ashore at the washing  flapping on the pulley linn in a heavy gulo.  "Why don't you reef 'cir'ir"  And when Mrs. .Salt, had tho next line-  ful miiiy, lia hung them out. Ilo folded  everything double beforo putting it over  the line, so thru everything was olosoilreof-  ed, so to speak, but in that wind tho things  dried quickl. enough so folded, and they  were far loss likely to bo torn or blown  avvuy.���Jicw York Sun.  Making liiiu Useful.  Applicant���I am an ex-convict, sir, but  I want to lead an honest lifo. 1 know you  by reputation, and I thought you might  help mo.  Eminent Author���What wore you in  prison for?  Applicant���Forgery.  Eiljiirieiit Author���Goodl You're tho  vory'man I want. You can como along  and writo autographs for me.���London  Fun.  By a simple rule tho length of the day  and night, any time-, of the year, may ho  ascertained . by simply doubling tho timo  of tlio sun's rising, which will give tho  length of the night, and doubling t lm t imo  of setting will givo t.ho length of thi;day.  Furniture Mender's Sign.  Within two. doors of an up townohurch,  ono block from a public school, and on tho  corner of two nuich traveled thoroughfares, a furniture mender has a shop. Ilo  has his share of patronago too. Daily his  wagon'brings to his, door pieces of old f'ur-  nituro to bo done over. Ono of tho signs  at tho shop door riiivls: "Antio Eurnituro  Repaired." .  Irr 110 other of tho signs Is there a misspelled word. Perhaps tho furniture mender is right after all. Much of tlio broken  furniture thut comes to his shop for renovation shows signs of antics aa well us of  antiquity.���New York Sun.  Not Entirely Wanting.  "Tho chief  drawback   to your occupation," remarked  the intimate friend, "is  its humdrum  character���its  utter lack of  cxciteriR'nt." '  1 "its lack of cxciteniontl" said the bookkeeper, firing up. "You ought to see mo  when I'm adding up t.ho hint column of  figures in my trial bolanco for tho ycarl  Nothing to nothing in 11 Innings, with  two men out and Casey .at tho hat, isn't  anything to it!"���Chicago Tribune.  Sanitary '?��.��� ending Jloftrila.'  Wooden kneading boards aro declared  insanitary. In their place in tho ���modern  kitchen aro found heavy marblo or glass  trays, which aro moro, easily kopt clean.  The molding board is riow doclarcd to bo  ono of the places'wherp;sios5-ir'.s])('ctlon Is  needed by housewives who appreciate tho  ubiquitousnessof gcrjny'hiTaTr^coJjcs. Indeed some housowivesr'who have^mSuSpfci-  niestic scienco their, hobby will not^iaw  dough to be kneaded at iill^by^miifd, but  insist that the 'same process, or very nearly, bo accomplished, by a large spoon. Just  watch your domestic scrape the dough off  her hands after she has been kneading it,  and you will never want any moro bread  kneaded by her hi-.nd,' says oiie of these up  to date housekeepers. Doubtless oven with  tlie marblo tray tho beating with tlie spoon  would ho more satisfactory and tho broad  equally light.���Exchange.  Wholesale Merchants,.' Shippers and Importers.  NELSON, B.C.  KOOTENAY    BRANCH  LIQUORS,     CIGARS,   DEY     GOODS^.  ,.  TEHT3,     BLAKXETS, _MAC23NAWS,:-  DRILL    STEEL,    ORE    BAGS,    FLOUR and FEED  Tho first entry on the hooks of the New  York sub treasury was a crodit to Lieutenant W. tS. Roseerans as a government disbursing cW-eer.  Hyde park, tho iivir>t distinctive of London p.".rk.s, covers 400 acres. Tho llois do  Boulogne, tho most distinctive of Paris  parks, covers 2,.'300 acres. Central park,  tho mristi distinctive of New York pjarfcs,'  covers 8 iii acred. '  Tho Protty Jtlutizioc.  It Is a'wiso plan for a woman to allow  herself a generous change of dainty, inexpensive cott< n dressing sticks, little affairs  whoso only beauty ia their freshness.  Much better.to havo such rind to. mako  6tiro that tho jacket you wear is perfectly  fresh, says a fashion writer, than to invest  in an ela bora to silken allair nnd then bo  obliged to wear it when its first sweet  cleanness is gone. Remember 'the first com-  mund that must be respected in tlio matter of tiro negligee is sweetness arrd cloan-  ncss. If you can afford a change of dainty  silk andj luce negligees, well arid good,  nothing is prettier, but you will look very  nice in soiiinthing less expensive if only,  it is just a.r spotlessly clean. Of course, if  the sack Is fine of malt-rial and elaborato  of construction, you'll call It a matliino  and ratlic-c look down upon tho cotton  garni cuts.  -       THE WM. HAMILTON MFG. CO., LTD.,  ��� JrAKUKAOTUKEKH  OV  amp  *>  *  s9 Concentrators, Etc-  CENE-RAL  MINING '.MACHINERY..  Engines, Boilers and Saw Mills.  * i  A PETERDOROUGIT, ONT. VANCOUVER, B. C. h  SUBSCRIBE FOR  L'lie  1  oyie   City   Leader.  ^W^BfMii^S^ 'V  I  n  i wrrjgw^w: miit  w  -jfbl  'is  M  m  HI  BS'iS  >5a  B-  fVyS  I  Great Northern  RAILWAY.,  The Surveyor's Cham  Made It  o  . THE SHORTEST  Transcontin ental Route.  It i3 the Moit Modern iu Equipment.  ��t ia tliellLeavIest Kaile.l Line. ^  ,  It-has a Hock-Ballast Roadbed. "  It Crosses Mo S-inU Deserts.   '  It was Built Without Land Grant or  Government Aid.  It is notei lor ��he Courtesy of Its  Knipioyes.  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Many of  tho portraits, also, nre transformation portraits, one changing iuto another in sight  of tho audience, but so slowly that tho  various motions are distinct and can be  followed cosily by tho koon eyed.  All that is used is poworful aro light to  throw tho shadow on a shoot of heavy  white paper. A boy con practico tho samo  sport with a strong lamp, mado to throw  its light throur/h o round hole iu a box,  mid a white sheet or a piece of paper.  Ono of tho most popular of tho shadows'  is a representation of Mr. Gladstone, an-  Wed.. Tlmr*.. Fri.". 777... - -  4:0fJ p. 111.  A'Ultl VK NiCUSOX :. .8:10 p. 111. ,  O. ALEXANDER. Con. Man.  Kiwlo. H. C. D.-c. l.-l. l.SriT.  'The Allii-rtu waii�� the arrival of the  International before leaving for Hoiiiicr's Ferry.  $115,000    $115,000   $II5,OOOc  $115,000  $115,000   $115,000   $115,000  This is Hie'PAY ROLL  lhat  wiU   make  NORTHERN  PACIFIC  RAILWAY  Solid Vestibule Trains  Modern Equipment  ...  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Esrjiiirc   AL I).,,  to 1)0  ��� (������(irrinor within and  for tho AiiiHWorth and  i Goat Itivcr Mining Divisions of  \\ ost, Kooto-  I nay and tho Fort Steele Mining Divwron of  Ka.4 ivootonay. 1  other that of Lord Salisbury, another of a  young lady dresslnc for a party. It takes  a good deal of hard -work to get theso effects, but when obtained they orb very  amusing. Two of theso shodowpioturefl.  shown herewith, aro taken from tho Strand  Magazine.       ,    '  �� Sensible- Heir.  A protty littlo story is told of a young  clerfe in a dry goods shop who has recently  como into possesion 'of a lnrgo fortuoo  through tho favor of an old gentleman  distantly related to him.  Tbe young fellow listened with rimaze-  monfc to tho news Imported to him by his  employer and tbo old gontloma.n's eseoutor  ono ofternoon.  "I supposo I must not expect your services ns oicrk any longer," said t-ho dry  goods merchant, with a smilo. "I shall  bo sorry to lose you." v\  "Oh, I shall striy my month out, of  course, sir, " soldf tho boy promptly. "I  shouldn't want to' break my word just because I've had somo money left mo."  Tbo two older men exchanged ��� glnncos.  Tbo money roforred to was nearly $500,'  000.  "Well,", said tho lawyer, strokinff hi3  mouth tooonccal his oppression, "I sbpuld  I liko an hour of your time between 10 and  4 tomorrow, my young frlond, as it will  bo necessary for you to read andsiyn some  papers."  "Yes, sir," said' tho clerk. "I always  tako my lunch tit a quarter before 13. I'll  toko that hour for you instead tomorrow.  If I eat a good breakfast, I can get along  "all right till sis o'clock. "  Tho two men again exchnrged glances,  but neither said a word to spoil tbo boy's  unconsciousness that ho wos takiDg his  Kood fortune in an unusual way.  "Well," said tho lawyer whon tho door  bad closed on tho modest heir to thousands, "air I can eay is if thut boy over  uses hie monoy to anybody's disadvantage),  I miss my guess." And tho year thot  bas elapsed" since then has gono to prove the  truth of bis words. ��� Youth's Companion.  Going; lluutinff For Dutterrlles,  Ono of tho queerest of occupations by  which men mako their living is butterfly  hunting, and as lt is now conducted in tho  jungles of India ond Africa it is also aa  full of adventure and narrow escapes oa  tiger huntlnpr or gold mining. Tho butterflies of our fields and woods aro, of  course, too common to havo any value, but  thoro nro vory raro varieties thot will bring  us high as $1,000 h specimen, and it is to  catch theso that men undertake all manner of risks. Before a man can attempt  butterfly hunting he must hnvo a thorough  sclontiflc education, and then ho can go to  Africa, and by collecting lizards nndor-  dhida and raro plants along with tho but-  terilica be can often "make vory largo sums  of monoy. lu capturing butterflies in tho  jungle tho collector often has to climb  trees where thero are poisonous insects and  snokos and sit very quietly with his long  not in hand and w-ait for tlio appournnco  of somo beautiful butterfly. Then bo must  carofully scoop it In, got it down safely  and pock It for shipment to London. If  ho is fortunate.enough'-to find an entirely  now and raro variety, ho can sometimes  mako a wholo year's salary out of It.  Many wealthy people in ICuropo havo magnificent private collections of insects, and  thoro are also good collections oivuod by  tho governments.���Chicago Record.  Count on Tholr Hands.  Tbo Indians of Guiana havo a queer eys-  torn of numeration. They count by tho  hand and its four fingers. Thus, when  thoy roach five, instaad of saying so, tbey  cnll it a "hand." Six is, therefore, a  "hand and first flngor." Ten is "two  hands," but 20, instead of being "four  )raiids,"is "aman." Forty Is "two mon,"  und thus they go on by twe.ntios. Forty-  six is expressed, us "two  mou, hand  and  first flngor."  ���  Tho Grandiloquent Uoat. ,  A vory grandiloquent gout j  Bat, di��vn to a yny tablo d'hoto;  Ilo ato nil tho cor Us,-  Tlio knives and tho forks,  Remarking, ���'On those things I dotu.  Thou boforo his ropant ho began, |  While punning tho menu to noun,   ||  H�� said, "Corn, if you plco-so,     ||. J  And tomatoes and puns, ' j  I'd liko to havo Hc.rvcd in tha can. '  ���Carolyn Wells la St. Kicholoo. j  Modern   Mothers  and   Ilaby Clothe*���811.   ver_Elated Ware���Ifo-w io V/imli VclTet.  ' Those Irltnomo   jOally  Taakji���Tho   jLora  .    of Oramlmothcr. j  ���>    ���     ' j  The Rev. Mary Mnnns, Dawson, Spring :  county, Ky.( though ,a woman of llmitod  education, has been licensed ns a preacher j  by a theological college of that state ond  Is by her eloquence rind surprising works  erroating a sensation I?i tho southwest. Pho  declnresthat although niter hor conversion  ln 1809 sho was strongly urged by tho inward snirit tp preach the gospel, d'iCidenoa  Silver Plated Ware.  Although rollablo dealers assure us that  i never beforo has sterlingsilvor been so low  j  in price, thocost of a complete tablo sorvloo  I ascends beyond tho reoch of even the woll  ! to do.     Hcnco only tho vory   rich   or  tho  \ fortunato heirs of o lino of pinto gathering  j  r:icestors sit ot a board'thus equipped.  I      So, while many of us huve our littlo col-  1 lection of spoons and forks���and there is a  deep satisfaction in tho possession of oven  a limited amount of silver���few can hope  ro own tho larger pieces.    Thorofore, not  from   any   vulgar   prototiso,   but   because  thi'.v liko Its glitter on   the tablo and find  ir. le.ss costly in tho ond than fragile china,  many uso what is known  by the name of  quud'ruplo plato.  This wnro Is now widely  riffd. and Its designs are so artistic, being  modeled directly from tlio sterling piooos,  'hat the buyer can  scarcely orr iu Iho se'  lectiou.  Tho larger pieoeu of table silver arc unrf  niTV.' MART MUNTT8.  in her powers caused her to rofuso, vehGre-  upon, as a punishment, God deprived hor  of trio uso of her hands and feet.  When this affliction fell upon her, 6he  prayed in these words:  "O Lord, if it is thy wWl> that I should  ,tnho to tbo pulpit for thov\conversion of  6inno'rs, restore mo tho uso <Sfi my llrnba as  a confirmatory sign." ^  Thiswa3rat night, and next morning  when she nroso from her Ijed sho did so  withoat nssifitanee. Xot only that, but she  fully possessed tho power of her hands and  feet, and, aa lt scorned to her, found an  "eloquence on her tonguo she had never  known beforo. Since sbo ontered'the pulpit  sho has preached 2,373 sermons and been  instrumental in tho conversion of thousands of sinners. Sho does not" claim to'  work mlrnclos, but her followers aDd admirers assort that the laying on of ber  hands possesses groat power of healing.  Mrs. Munns was born in 1862 in Kentucky. Ifc may bo said thot she is descended from 0 race of pastors and is the Sam  Small among women preachers.���Chicago  Record. '  Modern Mothers aod Baby CloVhcs.  Tho dow \VjOman ba3 kept abreast of tbe  times in educational lines for the wee one,  and Froobcl and Rousseau have been studied effectively, and kindergarten ideas  have been kindly looked upon. Freedom  in all ways is tho dominunt idea, and tbe  %hild should be loft untrammeled in ao-  tiotV ln thought and also in dress In ordei  thn'tJllts dovelopmont may bo of the highest  ordai 11 And when iv comes to dress, tbe  new/baby is partial to tho advanced Ideas  of^the period, while a9 a rule women ignore them 60 fur n3 thornselvcs are concerned. Why is lt, then, that niamnis  chooses dross reform for baby and not for  herself? IiccnuFe baby's clothes, If simple,  aro comfortable. At tbe same time tbey  are dainty ond pretty.  Tho chief advantage of theso innovations  lies in the fact that tho old fashioned'plotting blanket xvlth Its band wound tightly  alxrut tho waist has been banlsbod. In its  place is a pinning blankot thnt buttons on  tho shoulders and is cut with a strap  which crosses nnd interlaces about tbe  waist. Tbe skirt may be turned up about  tho feet if desired, but as tbe dainty little  booties in dainty pink or blue aro usually  worn by baby this is scarcely o necessity.  It might bo added hero that somo mothers  uso no pinning blonkot. Tborcform baby's  other flannel skirt also buttons cD^tba  6houlder, while tho���mull underskirt is  mado with 0 yoko or short waist and buttons at tho bacJJiv Tho tiny skirt worn by  tho household idol Is mode of white oosh-  mero and bound with ribbon, for tbe knitted shirts ore considered too harsh for the  delicato skin. Tho scorns in tho shirts are  feather stitched down, and somo mothers  let baby wear them with tho seams outside, comfort being the end sought.  According to tho most advanced ideas  of many nurses and doctors, If baby is  dressed tho now way a band is not necep-  sary after baby Is a month old. Until  then a strip of coft flannel is worn,'nnd  tho trained nurse will not allow this to be  hemmed in ncy way���lt IrrJtatestbo bnby,  she will tell you. After 0 month, if a  mother profere that bnhy wear a band, a  knitted ono should be usod, with tiny  strops to go over tho shoulders. Another  innovation that a modern mother originated for her baby is a dainty, capo,.with.a  hood, made of soft flannel and feather  stitched about the edges with silk. For a  short timo after his entrance Into this  world baby must bo kept worm, and tho  littlo capo was found to bo .very useful. It  can also bo used to wrap baby in when ho  Ls undressed for bis bath. A dainty knit  6nck is also a port of baby's wardrobo  which is found convenient and pretty.  Tho baby will not need mony dresses at  first���a vory few are sufficient..". But he  should be well supplied with what ore  tunned "slips, " which are simply . mode  end trimmed with narrow laco at tbeneck  ond sleeves. The other articles necessary  for baby's wardrobo aro not essentially  different from thosoof former days, so they  will not be trcuted hero. Tho now baby  must have 0 littlo nest of his own from the  beginning, and thoro aro different ideas  about'baby's first bed, which should b���  considered "by thcmsclve3.-~Chicago Post.  form, or they differ in   style according tc  individual preference. lv  Probably tho first purchaso will be tbe  tea set. The turocn may perhaps follow,  because tho china ono has been broken aird  cannot be replaced, or tho owner of a fins  eet'of soup plates can find 'no tureen tc  tnatoh, or only at a prohibitory price.  Indeed, generally speaking, many useful  pieces ot host quality plated waro can be-  bought, at about tho samo cost as good  china. They will lust for many ycara nnd  can bo replated at any time. A practical  vegetable dish leas a detachable handle.  Removing it and Inverting tho cover turns  tho singlo dish-into a'pair of low ones  (ultable for salads, compote, etc.  Creamed cauliflowers and purees are  served in silver dishes, because theso retain heat longer than chinu. For the same  silver plato, with its dome  high favcr for griddle  cakes at breakfast. ,        "'  Other suitable 'silver  pieces  ore  bread  trays, nut bowls, pluttors for meats, goino>  and fish, holders for edam chocso and tho  round bottomed bottles of ginger nlo, pop-  por'ond sugar shnkora. c-  Tho old fashioned castor, its bottles discarded and their places'filled with glasses  of violets or tiny pots of growing tl^p,'  onco more holds tho center, of tlio table,  Burroundod by its old friends tho condlo-'  slicks.���Harper's Unznr.  Jbenrtache. From under her feet sho would  extract every thorn, remove every pobblo.  The winds that should blow upon her  should bo soft and perfumed. Every drop  of blood in her body, every pulso of hor  heart, cries out, "Oh, let her bo happy 1"  Alas, with'nll her knowledge, she forgets,  nnd ovorwill forget, when looking at that  child, that tho crown cornea after the  cross I���New York Ledger.,    i-  /  reason Jtho  shaped cover, is ln  How to Wash Velvet.  Vclvot, if treated right,<washes to perfection. By washing 1 do not moan sent  in a careless hoop, wltir tho rest of,. thc  family llngerio, to tho laundress. The  velveteen would promptly resent that by  iroturuing upon your hands; 0 limp ond  useless rug. 13ut try the following mothod,  and if my directions aro carofully carried  out you will find that the soiled vclveteon  comes up smiling and almost if not quite  as good as new. Fill on enameled���not  zinc���bath three parts full of hot water,  then shred fn finely as muoh wli ite curl 6oap  ns will mako a very sonpj^lather; tuko thc  materiaLto bo washed���if a dress it should  bo unpicked, though this is not absolutely  necessary���nnd shnko it bookward and  forward in tho water until tbo latter becomes dirty. " ' ,  Thc vclvot roust not bo rubbed, merely  shaken to ond fro through the suds. When  the water begins to cool, throw it away  and repent the some process, sbreddod soap  and all, -.with somo fresh water and while  you are preparing the second lot of 'Inthei,  bang tho drer-;s or mntorlahovcr a clothes-  lino. Do not leave lt in a ' heap. Repent  the shaking until tho dress is thoroughly  cleanned. Then rinse out several times in  tepid nnd finally ln cold water. Do.nol  wring It. Stretch It out, if in tho material,  across two clotheslines. If a dress, pin it  out to its full extent by the hem, using foi  the purpose pins, not clothes pegs.  It will tako a day or two to dry, ond  whon dry should simply bo stretched and'  knocked between the hands to raise the  pile, or It con bo ironed on tho wrong side  if held by two pcoplo whllo a third Irons,  or pinned on tho back of two chairs,  6tretchcd as far as lt will go, and ironed  from underneath, but) it must on no oo-  count bo Ironed upon a table ln tho ordinary way', or lt will be spoiled. It must  be underetood that it is only velveteen, not  velvet, which can bo cleansed In this way.  Tho latter, containing silk, is only amenable to tho ordinary process of dry clean-  ing.���St. Louis .Globo-Democrat..  Those Trfcsojuo Hs.ily Tasks.  "In tbo programme of daily tasks them  arc somo, vory naturally, for which even  thoenthusinstio homemakerbosno tasto,"  writes Constance Conrad in Tbo Woman's.  Dome Companion.  "Perhaps sbo^evon shrinks from tbo performance of these tasks and would liko to  shirk th��m altogether if her pride in hoi  own housekeeping would permit her to do  so, ond yet she knows that they oro just  as important and essential as tbo more  pleasant duties in1 making up tho sum oi  her dally work. Tho unloved duties are  the trying points of^each day's work, and  ore often Joft to tho tired end of thc day,  when they are doubly annoying. Taken  one at a timer while wo aro fresh, and abso-'  lutely conquered, they no longer servo as  tho bitter drop to our labors. The tasks  we call unpleasant often show us the weak  poiDts in our characters; tbey ore tho duties that call for speciel patlenco or care-  taking or a marked concentration < oi  thought and skill for a certain time and  perhaps a persovcrance wo are unwilling  to give boforo perfection is reached.  "'A group of young housekeepers, talking of their bomemaking, aro almost certain to intersperse their conversation with  the things they "hate to do.' 'Harry likoa  plo, but I almost never mako them, for I  can't bear to mako tho crust,' says onc.  'How I do hate to clean tho lamps,' adds 0  6ccond. 'Ia there anything moro tiresom'o  than dusting?' continues a third. Yot all  theso young women have won prizes in.  school, perhaps havo stood high In scholarship ln college, and not one-half tho conquering force would bo required to learn  to mako good plo crust, not a third of tho  patience would bo called for ln dusting  beautifully polished neve furniture or tho  'immaculate shining of lamps that thoy  havo applied for years to tasks of a different nature. Every unloved task raised  from Its bumble position tb thnt of successful accomplishment ond tho pleasure that  always accompanies such results adds just  so much to tbe complete rounding of our  characters.- Achievement, after honest  effort, is ono method of drawing up tbfl  dropped stitches of lifo." ,.       ���  The juovo   of Grandmother.  Uncles and aunta and cousins are nil  .very well, but a grandmother Is -worth  thorn all. Sho might have given her own  children crook necked squrisbos ond cu-  omnbers for dolls, with old towels pinned  on by way of dresses, and trusted to, tholr  imaginations to supply all deficiencies.  But- this grondchild���ah, that's quite au-  other affulr! Is thero anything good  enough or jolly enough for the grandchild?  What If sbo smash her littlo china tea set  tho mlnuto she gets it? What if sho break  hor wax doll? What if sho maim and mutilate all tbo onimalo ln her Noah's ark?  What if sho perforate her big indin rubbor  ball with tho point* of tho scissors? They  havo mndo tho little doar hoppy five minutes at lea-st, and (grandmother has lived  long enough to know that fivo minutes of  genuine happiness in this world Is not to  bo sneezed at. And that, after nil, is the  fieeret of a grandmother's indulgence  It is not a weakness, as your puckery,  sour people protend. Grandmother hns  lived. She knows whnt Vifo amounts to.  She knows It is nothing but broken toys  from tho crodlo to tho grave. She knows  that happy, chirping, radiant littlo creature lioforo hor has all tills experience to go  through, and so, ero it comes, she watches  with jealous care that nothing shall do-  fraud her of ono sunbeam of childhood.  Childhood I Grandmother strains her gaze  far beyond that, nwuy into misty womanhood. Sho would fain livo to stand ho-  tween hor and her first inevitable woman's  Economy In Homo Dressmaking:.  Ifc is a mooted question with economical  mothers  whether it   pays   best   to  have  j gowns  and frocks  mado  ln tho  house or  whether  tho  espouse of  having  a dress-  ! mnkor  by t.ho  day docs  not  in   tbo  end ���  1 amount to moro than if the work was,giv~  ��� on out.    This depends entirely, a. woman  J of   experience  tells   us,   on   whether  tbe  drossmnker finds   tho  work to   bo done  planned out and everything rCr^y  for her  experienced fingers.    As a rulo  half  her  timo  is  spout  in  getting  ready for  her  work.   Tbo sewing machine requires to bo  cleaned   and  oiled, gowns that aro to be  altered   need   ripping  and' baftlng   and  pressing, buttons und books'and eyes nro  missing whon most needed, nnd so on.   In  short, it is  system that ls needed, system  and  forethought,  rind  with   theso  handmaidens it does  pay to havo clothes mado  at borne.    They nro then   mado 'more becomingly,   fit"  better   and,   as ovory  one  knows, thoy aro moro durable    'f'  Preparations should be-mado, however, ,  beforo tho dressmaker oomct), 1106 after''.  ward. The dresses to be altered should ba  ripped, brushed or washed and presBecL  New garments should havo requihlto'lin''  'ings, trimming's ond all other accessories.  The sewing room should bo well/'stocked  with needles, pins, topes, hooks and eyes,  both black ond white; sharp scissors, largo  and small; machine needles, etc. Some  member of the household shoulj.1 bo delegated to the seamstress as an Assistant.  Thero is no need for skilled labor to cow,  on hooks and eyes,��� make buttonholes or do  unimportant work. If tho small details  are all attended to beforehand, tho home  dressmaker is not only an economy, but a  pleasure.���New York Tribune.  ���������".    I  Tho Learned Woman.  Somo very masculino reasons for man's  aversion   to  tho  "learned woman"   wero"  given   recently  .by   Albert Vnndam, who  says: " 'A blue  stocking,' said  tho great'  German poet, >.'Is liko an asparagus- wjien_  oho has doiio with her head, one hasdono"=  with everything.'   I am as ignorant of tbo  problems of Euclid as my bulldog is of tho  alphabet,'but  even tho prospective honor  of passing tho'Pons Aslnorum1 would-not ,  tempt mo to study mathematics on angu-'  lar representatives of the gentler sex.  Tho  Bweot surrender'of a woman's heurt would  not  bo. mvoot  to,,mo   If   tho  hand   that  clinched tbe   bargain felt  like old   parch- ���  ment  and  displayed   ink  stains  besides.  Tho-ipursuit of  comparative anatomy by  placing  my arm  round  a woman's waist]  would havo no charm for 1110 if this waist  wero larger than her lifo, 'and lilfo is but  a span.'    In shorty I am still suillciontly  old fashioned to requlro a woman to bo tbo  dollght of my eyes, oven if sho should turn  out subsequently tho worry of my soul and  tho ruin of my pookot." ,K  As a typo of tho woman "of brain and  'beauty Mr. Vandam cites Mme. Kmilo do c  Girnndln, "not only- a poot of sterling  merit, an accomplished student of literature, but ono of tho most elegant and  most beautiful w.omen of France, her elo-  ganco oven surpassing her beauty."���New  York Commerclhl.  \\'~  ^  (u  How to Nourish the Skin.  Mary Scott Rowland recently lectured  to women ln New York on bow to nourish  and feed tho 6kln. Mnio. Rowland dooj  not approvo of massage; violent rubbing,  hot water, steam or oven tho use of it  towel. Sho declares ��� that the skin, needa  frequent bathing In lukewarm water���  rainwater, if possible, otherwise thu distilled���using very little soap, but an  abundnncoof somo sort of fatty food which'  tho pores will absorb with avidity, just ns  e, sponge absorbs water. Put on tho oreain  .with tho tips of tho fingers, rubbing cautiously under the eyes so ns not to move  tho skin, but pressing harder in tho oor-  ners of the eye, whero tho crow's feet come,  rubbing the ohceks outward instead of in.  ward and the chin and forehead upward.  Among tho many practical hints given  wa9 tho statement that tho best salad oil  is the finest thing possiblo to promote tbo  growth of hair and provent it*, falling out.  Saturate tho hair thoroughly, keoplDg oil  on for a week, and then wash well with  ���oap and water.  To Drivo Out Roaches.  If you have ony roaches with you, and  you wont to got rid of them, try tbo remedy suggested by un experienced hous*-  keoper to tho Wobhingtou Star.  "Cucumbers," sbo hays, "oro a most effectual destroyer. Simply scatter tho peel  or trimmings about in tho places where  tho roaches are seen. Tbo roach eats them  and thereby ends his existence. In caso  tho roach dow not feci hungry enough tho  first night nnd tho cucumber is not sufficiently attrnctho, throw tho trimmings  iuto tho stove tho next morning and set  out a fresh lot the next night. Tho green  coloring matter, .that" kills tho roaches is  tho same thing thnt nuikes cucumbors so  annoying at tiro os to the human family."  . 1  -7m  > Tho Wise Mother.  , Sho is the wlso mother who knows whea  to bo conveniently blind. Sometimes a  child is sick, nervous, unstrung, and tho  fault that another tlmo might bo punished  should bo' ignored. Timely blindness 1b  only another nnmo for tact. It ignores all  that is unpleasant and wisely Judges of  tho appropriateness of time and season.���  Housewife. ��� .    '    ���    ���  For a damp closet or cupboard, which J3  llnblo to causo milclcw/pluco in it a saucer  of quicklime, and it will not only absorb  all apparent dampness, but sweeten and  disinfect tho placo. Renew the lime one��  ln a fortnight. If tho place bo very damp,  renew it as often as it becomes slakod.  To keep polished tables from being defaced by hot dishes put a shcotof asbestus  pnpor under tho fnlt cloth. For tea or  lunch, whero dollies aro used hi stead of a  tablecloth, tha tablo may bo protected from  tho hot dishes by asbestus inuts covered  With prettily embroidered doilies.  Safety matches often bollo their namo  nnd should never bo thrown away without  close examination; Sparks fiy from them  and smolder eomotimea into a1 disastrous  bluzo.  A nail or tooth brush should novcr bo left  in tho holder with tbo bristles uppermost  It stands to reason that water will soak  Into it i�� time with auch treatment.  A Russian bride, even among tho less  well to do classes, docs not consider her  dowry complete without a fur (janueut.    . rriTmH       -dWMHh *ttm  ..Ai-.y/*. trfi f *��� t'T^Jtii t/..��I rriMfc3a**U  Published in the interest of the people  of Moyie City and East Kootenay.  I>. Jl. YOUNO,  F. J. SMYTH:,  Pub. and Mgr.  JjMitor.  HATES Or 5-DBfCKIJ'TIO.N.  A  !    '  One Year.   ?2.00.  All communications to the editor .must be  accompanied by the writer's name and address,  not necessarily ior publication, but as evidence  of good faith. Advertising rates made'known  upon application. r-  The East Kootenay Miner, one of  the very few Spanish sympatizing organs in Canada, gave vent to its feeling in its usual prejudiced way ,last  week in the following :  "It is less than two weeks since  Dewey achieved fame, but already the  American papers have interviewed  half the male population of the United  States about their "dear old ' school-  mate, the commodore." In fact, the  citizens who claim to liave gone to  .school with Dewey greatly outnumber  the fighting strength of Uucle Sam's  standing army." " <���  PROVINCIAL  SECRETARY'S   OFFICE.  HIS HONOUR the Lieutenant-Governor ,has  been pleased to make the following nppoJut-  meuts:���  15th April, 1S98.  Cecil Eawjutn Dsxny, of Wardner, Esquire,  to be a Justice ol the Peace within and for the  County of Kootenay.  ' 19th April, 1S98.  Joseph Howb'^aidlaw, of Cranbrook, Esquire, to be a Justice of thc Peace within-wi(3  for the County pf Kootenay. 7-2  SATURDAY,  MAY 28, 1898.  HtNDKKlNG CAPITA!,.     ,  -1  o  1 In evory mining  section   there  are  men  who are  unable   to accomplish  anything themselves, aud whoso, mis-  ,   sion scorns  to be  to   prevent  others  from carrying out deals that would in  the end bo beneficial to the community, Thoy are of the dog-in-the-manger  type and are a detriment  to the. best  interests of the community in   which  they live.    When a  negotiation  is in  progress for the salo,,of a property they  soem to considei=t!vaJ, its  accomplishment would inflict a personal   hurt on  them and they, therefore','do everything  ,iri their, power  to prevent its  being  carried out. ' In some cases they haye  an insane idea if they can prevent a  sale that they will be able to get thc  handling of tlie property, and in others,  their motives are simply malicious'and  a desire' to injure  these'  who  might  perhaps be more successful than they.  In mining camp   parlance   they  are  known as "knockers'," and that  they  aro a universally despised class  is no  wonder, for"'they succeed occasionally  in inflicting considerable   damage   in  their   misdirected ( efforts   to    shape  things so as to suit their distorted fancies and desire to get even on mankind  The commissioners appointed to investigate tlio charges made by laborers  against contractors, on the Crow's  Nest railway' construction have completed and presented their report,to  to the govGrnmont. The finding is  that the men haveogood reason for  their complaints. This finding will be  hailed with delight by the laborers and  other workmen on the Crow's Nest  construction, and it is' to be hoped'  that.justice will take its course.���East  Kootenay Miner.  W. E. Gladstone, the grand old, man  of England,who recently passed away,  was born in Liverpool December 29 th,  1809. In 1832 his public life began.  He was elected a member of parliament, and in 1833 became a force, at  thc age of 24 years. - His'> political career has been longer by 15 years than,  that"of any Englishman, and by 10  than that of any public man in the  world.  , EDUCATION.  NOTICE is hereby given that tho. annual examination of candidates for certificates of qualification to teach In the Public Sehools of the  Province will ho hold as follows, commencing  ou Monday, July~4th, 1S98, at S:45 a. m.:'��� ���<"  Victoria.........In South' Park School building.  Vancouver. Iu High, School Buildhijr.  Kamloops........Tn Public School Building.  Each applicant must, forward a^ notice,  thirty days before' the exa; Nation,  stating the class nnd grade of certificate for  which ho will he a candidate, the optional subjects selected, aud at which 0: tho abovo  named'places he will attend.-  Everv notice of intention to he au applicant  must bo accompanied with satisfactory testimonial of moral character.  ' Candidates aro notified that all of the above requirements must be "fulfilled before their appii-  catiroiiCRn be filed.  ^All candidates for First Class, Grade A, Cor-'  'tificates,'including Graduates, must, attend hi^  Victoria to take the subjects prescribed. for*  July 13th and 1-itli instants, aud to undergo re.-,  quired oral examination; S. D. POPE,  6-4 Superintendent of Education.  Education Office. Victoria; May 4th, 1898.  aaj Supply Ci,  Baker St., NELSON, B. C.  Wholesale Groceries and Provisions.  =5.     FIRST CLASS ASSOBTHJTNr.  X.ETTEB OKDERS TKOMPTLY ATTKKDED TO.  p. o. box 214.  HUR&CO  >%  \  CANADA DRUG and BOOK CO.,  LIMITED, NBLBOM, B. C.  -���*.\ ' Carry the largest stock of  In Weet Kootenay, ancLdefy competition in their line'  Stafonery, Office Supplies, Wall Paper.  * Drugs, Patent  Medicines.  1,  Druggists' Sundries,    Jfnil   Orders   Solicited  Carpets, Rugs, Draperies, Certains, Slatting, Crockery, Bedding and Pillow/.  ���  : ,0 :   ��'-  ;      NELSON'AND "KASLO, B. C. ���  ��s  DEALER IK  C;E.MAUETTB&CO.  They are the  Ishmaelites  ind   aa   their  ��� hi general.  .   of the fining   world,  hands are raised against .every ma��,  and of right both the hands and feet  Of every man. should be used against  them.���Rossland Mirier.  ...   li��H<M��..M ��������������� ��� ' ...M��rt��gril  A iiXjuiratAt inducemi'nx'*  The Leader is in receipt of a communication from It. E.  Gosnell, nro-  Vincial librarian, stating that the government   of   'British    Columbia   has  ��� '   placed a sum of $1,000 in the current  ��� estimates for  the establishment of a  system of public libraries.    .    .-  The system', as explained, appears  especially adapted to the needs of'this  province, where so many countries are  isolated and where' the opportunities  for obtaining access to interesting rind  useful literature is limited. It may be  described as follows:  A. certain number in a bonimiinity,  25 adults, sign a petition asking for a  library to be sent to a designated address. They agree to pay the, transportation charges, if any{ to provido a  Suitable place fof its recaption, to  fceleet a librarian tc take charge of the  books and act as librarian (free of  charge ho the government,)' and to for-  , 'ward thc library tc fi ��� designated address) at the sn'd of three month's at  the end of which tirilc the library will  be replaced by another lot cf boolis,  iind so on.  Every petition ra'uat bo accompanied by tlie cost of tho case, $5"; cut  30 community will ever.be rcc/uired to  jay for more than one.  ^ This i.s a capital oppbituuity for  Moyie City to get in possession of a  library with but a trivial expense, and  if some energetic person will take hold  of the matter the people here can soon  have access to a variety of good books  and periodicals.  iiim ���!������ Ti MiilnrnnmiMTinrtir  SPIKJ.T Of I'jVi'IlIOTJSM.  The people of Moyie City showed  their patriotism in the fullest measure  l^ast Tuesday by turning out and doing honor to Her MajcBty'a birthday,  and tlie liberal spirit displayed by the  American contingent of the celebra-  , tion, and the fact that the orator  1 of'., the day was an American citi-  eri, plainly evidenced the high esteem  in which Queen Victoria is held ,,by  {he "Yanks."    . ,:  When the .fourth of July rb.Ua  around the sa'flie spirit of good fellowship will be made manifest by. the  Canadians/and the, stars and'.,stripes  \yill be allowed to lloat over .nany^a  house top on .Canadian. soil Uriori>hat  day, and the Canucks will Join hands  with their A'paericc.h cousin'^ y; ho"fie,  6n. this side of, the .line Rn'd h'3]p_ to do,  honor tp. the day which ii rip favored  by tlieu?.'.  B" -  the  oame  mingled   and   the 1t7,Tq,lpp;i^i^5i: i{V^  separated only .by ;r;n iipagjrz^jy   jiiis  iiVpn'g may  this   condition  of a��*a:ri  ex&v'  A Chicago newspaper tells of a lady  who is so modest she would not retire  so long as there was a copy of the  Christian Observer in the room. We  wonder if sho Would object,to a --KU3-  konook Searchliglltror a FbrtTSteele  Prospector. "1 ]     ~^  AUCTIOJS" SALE  Of rand  Adjoiniug  Moyie   City,    South  ���   East Kootenay.  A portion of Lot 2803, Group 1, Kootenay District containing four and a half acres, moreror  less, will be sold by auction Rt tho Government  office in-Fort Steele on Saturday the 4th day of  June at tea o'clock in the forenoon.   "  Terms, ten per cent, to'he paid at the time of  adjudication and balance in sixty days.  Plan can bo seen at the Government Office.  Fort Steele, and at the office of tho Chief Commissioner of Lands aud Works* Victoria. '  ;;(   j. f.'Armstrong,  S-o l       .';   'Government Agent,  Fort Steele, 8. a.Mth AIayf 1898  -     - Dfi-iXBHS IK  Hay, Feed and Produce  i-   A large stock bf Hay,   Oats  and Fresh Vegetables always  on hand./ Prompt attention -  given to: mail orders.   Agents  Lion, Brewery, Eossland.  BAKER'S?. NELSOX, B. C.  noinananiilHaMMHaiM  All Kinda of  Canvas Goods.  NELSON,  If You  Want Anything  As a most desirable residential location and most - advantageous place  for legitimate business investments,  Moyie.City stands at tlie head of all  towns on the Crow's Nest line.  DK. HtT0H WATt,  ,    STJRGEOff TO C. K. R.  Coristroetiori camps Wardnef to Moyie City and  - Mission Hospital...  ...' ���  r . o ��� " ....  TVFBKt.*    VISITS   ��0    MOYIK   tJITY.  KESIDHNCB.FOKT STEEfB.  Mi �� ni     mi.ni,il'j��riiiii' ���inn     11 u  *�����*&>  Tho editor of the Wardrief International ate a "mess" of lettilce and  radishes last week. .Lettuce now be  On t,he lookout for editorials of - a  radish hue.  Business irJ Jill lines in Moyie City  is noticeably improving and the population rapidly increasing.   ���  i%iiiiiiMi!irM  FRASER & SMYTH  MINING BROKERS;  All Minlu'c Payors  Legally  rind Neatly  lifiiwn Up." v"  We can haiidle mininrj p'fbperty in  East. Kootenay,- and will develop  mines of do fissessment work. ���"  jrfST TOUR ritOPjiKTY 1*ITH us. . ��  ctJKiiEsi'O^risNcSisfa'jVieiTJt).  jvioxiE cixy,       -       -       -      1$. c.  .m,mmmum,vixin .��������� Ti ji ������n'M.ir.i'il.i. in.  IN THE DRUG LINE OR  ASSAYERS'   SUPPLIES,  Tents,   Awnings,,  Wagon Covers,  Sailor Bags,  Hammocks, .  Qanvas Cot Beds.  B. C.  FOR EINE  Call on ot writo   NfiLSON, fir a- <'  ADDRESS  -Helson.  .^  Hf-  THE MERCHANTS' BANK OF HALIFAX,  \ Incorporated 1869-     ,  CAPITAL PAID UP...'.... ,..$1,600,000.00  ' ItESTVt;.; T.- '-..*.'   1,175,000.00  \,'  \  'Mead Office HALIFAX, N. S.  -��**-  Sakor at.; .^LSON; B; C;  ..? tf��  GET YOUR CftJTFlT  AT T&��  JOSEVU NEIDKItSTADT, Pfo't'.  Lager beer sold by the Keg or  dosen  bottlea.  Boiled Beer  in Stock;.. i  Outside Orders Given Strict Attention,  INTERNATIONAL  1?iploi ai Mil Go4  ���' .    !'���'       'i. .I ���  Steamer ���'Intefnatic'nal'' on Kbc'te*  nay Lake and River.  ruppfy Co.  DEALERS IN-  ^ehtfdtly Ibdateti,- arid  ,flrsi  Claris iii all ap'etrtmd'rlta. i . :  oT.,/5; KENNY, Esq., President.  D. H; DUNCAN; CaSHier.  ,\-  -**-<-  RfdHARDSOff & PEKDUE;  Pfopi.  ������or-MilwuMi i i i  Hardware, Grdoeries,  Dry Goods; Etc., Etc,  Q��a5ju5fl Aronne,'  . --    MOTIK, B. C  ...'..'.'...rtiMiP CAiifi.,,,'."...".  In effect IDth of May., 1898. Subjebt to  change without notice.  SS' INTERNATIONAL.  Leaves Kaslo at S f33 a. m. e-very  day except Sunday, calling" at al! way  points. ,       ���  .    .    .  Connects at Five Mile Point with  S. F. & N. train at 6 M a, to., airifes  at Nelson 7 :20 a, m..  Leaves Nelson at 5 p. in., ccfaaeflt-  itig at Five Mile Point with train from  Spokane, arriving  at Kaslo 8:30 p, tu.  Connects at Pilot &ay with ss Alberta for Bonners .^efry and Kootenay  ii'ver pbiri'tu..'  ss AL^Enix,-  LeavSc Kaslo on arrival of K. & g.  train oni Saturday and Tuesday, at  5:30 p. ik.t and ThUrBdSy at 0 fi,.'tn./  tpUdhiri^ all way. pofdte:.. Oonnectd at  ifocfctefo P.eriy with' C~. if. trains.  i,       ���.,y.  *'*     ..;. .        i- . -i    r  .;     t.. .'')    '   '  Leave'2 BonnGrs Fe.try at 2 p. m. o'n  Sunday. Vrfedheeday. end Friday, s*-  I . v i;.., J;,.   .|   ���>;'ij   .1     1)1     ������    ,. ��� il'ix  z'umg ai S.aslq 4 ?.. m.ner.t day,,-    ,  f: iMc--.- (.���'.njiii'T'.rTi.'i  Wji.ll   Ji-;A ji-'^H''-  Clone cpnnostion' -771th EMt AlODte-.  I1.IV   iiullllij Via. ,Ji;nU 1 !!,��.-> jilltl     tfO]  tiv,j Tjpj.iit-c7.ift. ���icr.r.zng5 and  Ber  G".: 1  -"-���'���   ,'.i-' U i^l 1 .  Geiicrril Mana'gSr,  t. 6. t'oz. 122, Kaelo/ E. 0,,  ..JESS  Painters,  Pa^^rHangerSj  EtCi>^q^^  il(iV. ^BltlNG' /i 8PBCIAI.TT.  KSTiaiATEB Gifisff.  Staple and Fanoy  Dry Goods,    -  Clothing, Gents' Furnishings, 'Boots  and Shoes, Hato and Cape. Stores at  ' N ELSON and KUSKONOOK,   .  Branches arid corrosriduricriUi iri tife^pririclpg.1 citrcs^in tlio Provlrices, United Gtctdn find  Great Britatn, and at Vancouver;. Rouslaiid, Kadainio anil KrVisoii; B. C. ,.  A rreireral banking business transacted.^ Sterling b'ills oi^fexchtinge bought and bold; tvl*  torn of cftalti etc;; uegotititcd.'  Accoutits and acii^Sits received dli^morlt favorablb teririB.  "vv      (       GEOR'GEvKYDD,  Manager Nelson^ranch  ���^-v  ��?S&rW5Ai  IT  ��3U ttiB  Best bfatitls in Canada  mannfactured right  in Kcb'tenay by tho firni. bf  r*  c?  dnd ��offee.House.  j6e. fkobub,  ��� 1   ;,  proprietor  ... ^ MLQYtE CITY, B. O.  L,A.1*:& �� SHORE  ts.  ,��       ���AfrtJ���  Batlt Roomrf  .    -     ������; --    ��� ��� . / ��� ���        ������.'.'; v  J. fi; filtfSGKAVEji , ���     ���,' Piaptlditit  fetds&b:  . MOYU5, B. C,     ���>.  nwmtffui  &&v$ room Hotl! S4i  6E0. BASSETT,   ...  1 ������>ir>v��jTi'  WrM&tert.? **%"!"'    : 5??v;  Mi"2fcJ rA'.Ti.'i'pri. ���T^csaalios'  .       ing fi bp&%)$:    .   >    ,  M^m  So     CfD  LlLLIE BlOTHERS,  *^NBRH>rj>  R  H ^*W*d��$   VANCOUVER; VlCTbiilA, NELSON;  Ginger ale, lemonade, sarsaparilla, plain" soda, ayrupe, eesencea  augosturaj Grange, bitters. Box 108, NELSON.  BREWERY;  .Qi  -DKEWEiiB OF���  Boot & ShoeJGo.  H2LSON,  rtlMMM II�����  B. C.  iff yLE&B^  AND  EOTELBS.  FINE liAGfER BEER  ANB PORTER i ;��� .   ;  .Orders Promptly attekded to.  .V    '       <      ���    '   . "      '     ��-\ , .  R. Riefs(6rer and Co., P'rops.,  wtatm  NELSON, B. C.  mrififmiiiiwii imnii wn win��������� ��������  Th  :  (LIMITED.)  fctini? ��1*^ki>i?. and WA)  -6-��*-  s. 0.  ;i<gi(^iiela^sa��ito!c<M����iiaiaa  Wholesale and Retail Deftici1 iii  agent7 for  f UCKETT'S 8IGARS;  KSLaOFi'i'io'*,  ��.. WHOLESALE DEALERS IN .. *  Wineej Li^ors aM OiggrI; Schlitz and Papst  JViW r.C  .���)<  EA8t Kote��AVifi.' C.  ���>;  ���1 1.1  1 ecledj and neatly furhifihed through  out.  ' yAy   nnd QPVfcWkiP  iSAsd>$:  iCei5V. and Gomfoiiable Rooni8e  ;       ��� ���  gl   '..   .'!-.   ���,  .   j|..;      . .!    V,-    ;\     i'.m-  ^h^ bit7}% supplied. ?vitb ^hQ  l?e8>5.braiida  of liquors, and  (-JS^S- .v ..i-.''.--,;��� .":..>u  HeadquarterBlfoitiMiEiing M^n*  nt0 -  kousE.  It;i'--:- i. '   in .1 I.'.iu .   .  ��������� , '.n.ii -.. ^..ic.-s  , Moq'b edltSi Shirts and UndorweaiybooteilBhoeB  arid EubbCrs, socks,,gloves aud braces.  and city man wants. ...  I..VI5   I.-,-   -���.   i..-il.J.."M'.ji  GiTO.Ufl A CAI,i.-?Klr\  :>:(  lf~\  M0YIB, S. a.  1  .   V !   i'  gMmgmiMgwBwrwrw

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