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Array ���jt-  V0L.2,NO?  l/��  /    t      ������'"��� ,       if',    f  >       ��������' y't ������������/������    -.--  /- ���- '���'.     i  w   . * '  if      '  - -   /i  1" r      (     f>  / \ i  r.i  5^^��?��  *��sg^"  ^����fi�� 9$��ft  MOYIE,B^a, NO VF,MBJ5B ,'ll, 1899,  I If you want to kaow how  ���* MOYIE IS ADVANCING!  'tr*^  VIA BIG CONS  S3 A YEAR  You will got a.good idea of it by noting how  Has Been Perfected in  Toronto,  f REID, CAMPBELL & C0/S#i,N��� ���PR0P��RT,ES  �� Stock'and Business Is Increasing-.  m  Ou   custom*, will finder grocery stock al*ayS con,  pie* w.U, al! tho best flood. i)m Ciln ,,e ^    t J0*  mnAotj and pi>lc'eeVc a]', ;igh, ^^ ^ ^ J  the en tiro coiittol of  Dojninion Creainery Suiter*  iu one; pound-bricks. '<  ,      -       ��� Also  sole agents .for  Hondi Tea, best in the market.  I  ���*^-  EEID; CAMPBELL & CO,  Si. Eugene, sr���y|0 and Queen anU   Lake  Shore to He Operated by one  Company.  A consolidation' of  tho  companies  Bm Pining the  Lake   Shore,  Moyie  and  ��� fflfo Queervand the 81. Eugene mines is  the latest mining nerrs.to'be  sprung  ou the people of Moyie.    J. c. Drewry  managing director   of   the  Canadian'  Gold  Field*   Syndicate;   and , James  Cronln.Wanafcer.ami part'owner of  the St. Eugene mine, are  in  Toronto  at the present time fixing up tho deal  This will, nd doubt, be the  last deal  made on the properties mentioned  for  some time to come; but it is only  one  of the several which have, been   made  since the first"of the year.  JL will be impossible'to tell the effec  MAMMOTH  RETAIL 'EMPORIUM  ALL XIXDS   OF $"'  GROCERIES,  PRODUCE.  ��  ���   ���.DONE  j   TIN ROOFING A SPECIALTY  3        ' - ���   '        &  ���^PROPRIETORS   OP-  CLOTHING,  Gents' Furnishings,  BOOTS and SHOES  STRICTLY FIRST CLASS W ALL;i>EPARTMENTS.  tf�� I ol the consolidation until Crohin  and  jg?'    Drewry leiurn, rW.Kich   will  be about  C?ox��, Victoria Si.'aJid'aHpyleA^  i '  Iflffi  CANADIAN'-BAM  3?ald-Wj-flai"ltftl"  ICRANBRODK BRANCH.  OF  1 o  18,600,000  ERCE.  one week from today. It ie  that Drewry will have the  ���ment of the new company.  rumored  manage-  % e,.Ftf^lff*tfBa &iid tT^BRTAKING ca ^  HOYIE aM   CRANBROOK, B. G.  Icdrdbni Setfe...::!.-..-.,..... ,%\_%m  !fotcl comb, bedroom dels....... ii.50  -omb;   springs  und    hiattfesfies   . '  -  jriarahteed..:  (5.50  Matresses'. ..'..-..���    9 75  *  5.75  Arm chairs, well upholstered...  "Lounges upholstered in best jute  \in^tt\T^ ��� f0W��f 0Ur I,ricoe'    Everything in' ihd   fUhiktir*}  hoSrM^i"1',"?0-,  Wom-emanufacturorsof  all  kinds   of  ��6te[f^00^ a��d niattreWes.- We foil   retail at   wholesald  K ;f,;;, Ue.!nakecan^t6 and lay  iboiii FREE   OF  CHARGE.  wSfjssa^K "o'cls ",rtu?iwut' w��m,ik*ero"1  O.IO  ���   7  I'n.loriilicM-fi Cud i>:)ii;:li,UGi'g  )&3*Si&i��&AVt-~-i*erUTi Ti",Tit  MAGGYS & HUGHES,  ft  Hulldliig lioom SUH Oil.-  ' There is no failing off in --the build-  mg line in Moyie, for new" buildidgs  art; -iturred nearly every dny\  . G. H. Miner's building Was ' started  this week, and is now all enclosed.  In a few days Mr. Miner will move in  a large Stock 01 all kinds of hardware.  Mctnnes & Co. are ho\v occupying  their new (luartCrs. Thu'flrnji thieving in ihe future and permanency of  Moyie, erected a meat market which is  not surpassed by' any of its other  buildings Id- South East Kootenay.  It. is built very, much itftur the plan oi  the Company's meat market in Gran-  brook.  Dreary's boarding  house  will Bdoil  bo completed.  Charles aud Tini Farrell are putting-  up a residence cottage on youth  Victoria street in tile Lake Shore addition.  It svill be 3ccupied by tliedselves.  The .new  additiou   to   tlie   Central  hotel is being lathed and plastered.  D. J. Elmer is beautifying   bis  lesi-  LOCAL  NEWS,  ���t. j*. Murphy was in Cranbrook   tho  firet of the week. ,  Mr. and Mrs. E. M. Lawlor Have  returned from Cranbrook.    .,     . ������  'Mis. Biggingsisable to  be   around  again after a short sick spell..  O. J. Johnson ia doing assessment  work oh the St: Paul grodp adjoining  f.he St. Eugehe:  Moving Front Moyello;  lh a few daya a  section  house   will  be the only building left  in   Moyel'.b,  the" town which was started  due year  ago for , the ��� sole   purpose   of  killing  Moyie.   A..P. Brenaner, the owner  of  the hotel at that place, is' tearing  his'  building to pieces and  moving  it 'up  to'Moyie:   He has purchased a lot on  Victoria   street    close    to��. Drewrv's  boarding house, and" will erect,a building 29x50 feet in size.    Mr.  aiid .Mrs.  f VVas a Grand Allair.  Reid,   Campbell   &   V,6. .never da,  things'by halves.' Last Monday evening they gave a  dance ,in .their  new .  building, prior   to   moving   in   their  stock, whicli Was one of the  most enjoyable social   affairs   ever   given  in  Moyie.   Tho large Btrjfe room afforded  an excellent place   tot dancing,   and  the merry .crowd  kept-- the   floor  hot  until two o'clock the  following ' morn^  R. E. Beattie and YV. S. Keay  were 1^ rem ne^r will   conduct   a" boarTInd ' *�� Jilt ^f " ^1  "**"  om from Cranbrook Sunday. ' j lodging   house   sLrictly.    They    have  ���  ������ - and ' Ciimpi"  had plenty of experience in   this  an  h  V. l>E3A.UIiNIEil & CO.; !'roj��S.  Reg'ularjMcala ��� Served in lliu t bihing  Rooni) with Shokt Duder*? bpiwven  .tnealei   -  dence with a verandah  Desaiilnier Bros, have erected ��� a  building near their blacksmith shop,  which will be occupied by R. A.  Smith and his mother and sister.  Noadquaftd^fbrilOommenclal and Mining Men  Week AVfijjnu,, ��� ~ _  moyie, n. c.  1'.    IV.    rill-TII,  I'roprlotor.  'I'liis hotel is now open to the public, and is well furnished throughout. None but the beat brands uf wines,  liquors and cigars kept in stock   ItST   CLASS      ACCOMMOBATJOyS.  MOVTE, B.  CoucoiittAtdr,  Cotupresaof mid Triinj.  Tho St. Eugene concentrator ia finished, aside from doing a few odd jobs  euch as llniug gome of tho ��� gpeutst  making walks nnd railings around  portions of the machinery, etc.  The building for tbo air compressor  iu up, but thc boilers art- the only portions of the machinery yet to arrive.  The cables for. tho aerial "tramway  are being strung aud a few days more  will make the line complete between  the mine and the mill.  Carpenters  aie   building   an assay  oilicc near the business office.  The new St. Eugene business office  is finished and is now occupied by the  nianagemont. It is iinished and  furnished in a most attractive and  eubb'wUitial manner, aud is a baauty.  The employees of the company  signed the payroll and received their  checks at the new office yesterday for  the first time.  ; Philip Conrad is  laid" up" with  attack of sciatic" rheiimatiam.  'The many  friends  of  Mrs.  Bailey  will .be,pleased to , learn   that   she  is  much irnproveclin health-.  AV. A. Alexauder.of.Craubfbok' held  service in the school .house-' Thursday  eVening. .  Napoleon Dora this week sold, his  horses, wagons arid other iilterests^m  Moyie to Al Richardson, who will  hereafter conduct the business-.   '  Mr. and Mrs. Montgomery and Miss  Montgomery are" iio-?? , occupying the  building .formerly ogciipied by Re'id,  Campbell &, Co.  T, E. Collins, a barber of Lethbridge,  has set up hie chair in the Central  hotel and is ready fof his share of the  patronage of the people.  W. A. Hamilton has greatly improved tlie appearance of his barber  shop both inside and outside. His  bath room is now ready for use.  Great preparations are being triade  for the Chrietmfig tree entertainment.  Over $100 has been raised, so it is ' riot  .   . ,   ��� -���    -������-.-���      Vlue<  and   have   the .reputation   of always  conducting, a first class house, iu  moving from Moyelle to Moyie they  display sound judgment, and' tlie  Leader joins with tliair many friends  in Moyie in welcoming them to the  town-.1 ��� ���  Favors Our "Orewry,  Nelson Tribune:    Should a ' general  election be pulled off in January,   the  Grits afe  not  without   available  tini  ber in thin district-,  even  should   the  sitting member'i   Mr.   Bostock,  decide  to   contest   Victoria   city   instead   of  Yale-Cariboo,    j. C. l)rewry of Moyie  is a good member of   the party   that  Laurier led to victory once, aud   he, is  available   timber   out   of   which    to  fashion a candidate for a" seat  in   the  house of commons.   He is believed to  be all right on the eight hour law, aud  and that will be tho one issue  in   the  campaign eo far as this district 1& concerned.   The people  of Yale-Garibbo  care" little.for the traditions   of  party  and less   for the  bell provided   everything  and  spared  no pains in'making the  affair u   evto-  cessy '' r .   '  Bulldlngr and Loan Association;  W. F. Gunl of. C'raubrook,   barrister"  and solicitor arid agent  for   the   Birk--  beck.Building aud 'Loan' association,,  is negotiating to have a local  advisory'  board of   the  cbmpany   instituted' hi  Moyie.    Should  lie  be  successful,  it'  will   be   of   great   advantage   to   the  ���town;   .as, tlie   ilieihdd   upon ' which  this   company operates  enables    the  man with small Capital to otfu a home  or building and to pay for it on    long  and easy terms.  for  the   old   time  political   ,-v.v.u ��w��� j hacks that hold office under  "Sandy"  likely thai a   child in   town   will  be {Maokensio *u<t and "Sir John."   Thov  . Simpson Gets Jn His  Work. n   '  At a recent masquerade ball in  Moyie-. F\ J, t Smyth, 'editor of the  L-satjer, assumed the character ol a  convict. L The following week ,Gover"n-  ment Agent Armstrong ordered a new  jail to be built in the rear of the  Leader office. Mr. Armstrong ie  evidently a close obServe?v    '  overlooked by Saaty Glaus.  Magga & Hughea have the contract  of supplying the furniture for Drewry's  board aud lodging house. They aro  aleo furnishing one of tbe Kimberley  hotels throughout,   These orders  will  Wftnt now iosuos and new blood, and  the people usually get what thev  warn.  Frobsbly Committed Suicide.  A   report   has   gained    circulation  keep their Cranbrook factory  running   .Jat Mf^ ^ona-igh, better  known  toitsfLiilp-marMUrf,, 7 ^nma,,   m Moyie, Cranbrook and  Fort  Steele  to its urn capacity for for  some   time   ��� v'n.. nr <,PllrT.-, .,    ,    ^.u���a  ah^ma or ��Tug,' committed suicide  to couk-  ArrangomeuU ��� nave been made  whereby employees of the Lake Shore  mme will receive any medicine, medical advice and hospital treatment ou  an' order from tho mino office presented to either Mr. ' Hope the druggist, Dr. Green or the St. Eugono  mission hospital,  W. A. Prest, the  Crahbrook photc  grapher, is in town.  CENTRAL    -    HOTEL  Barber Shop.  T. E. COLtlXS, Prop.  '..  ��� MOYIE, B. C.  fs-��a^:.-'��a^a:fc^s��^  At"  Tfih  ioVlKi  G. CAMPBELL,   A. T. CLARK. -w  ���is Hotel is JSTew aiid well Furnished. The |  Tables are Supplied with the Best rthe |  Market; affords. The-: Bar is Filled with |  the BesJ |��M4^ q|^ Liquors and Cigars, |  HEADQUARTERS $<*$ CQUMntiOlAU  KAlorliRzy .a Swlndlor.  Major Count Esterhazy, the reputed  ��.   author    of    the     bordereau,     which  $ I brought'about the conviction of  Capt.  ^ Alfred   Dreyfus   on   the    charge A. of  treason, was sentenced in Paris by  default on his cousin  Christian's charge  of,swindling, to three years'  imprisonment and to pay a fine of 50   franca.  He was also   ordered   to   refund   the  35,000 francs claimed by,Christian.  In New Qunrtors.  This week   Reid,   Campbell &  Co.  moved their stock of goods from . their  old store on Queen's avenue   to  their  new quarters on Victoria streot.  Their new store now presents a neat  and attractive appearance,  and   their  in Spokane a few days ago  by  taking  morphiue.     Some   two   months  ago  Nina _snd her   paramour,  Scott   Mor- .  rill, left Moyie, having   in   money   be- 1  tweeri the two  close   lo $1,000.    Tho I  cJtory goes  that Morrill, ble.v   in   the)  entire wad gambling.    This infuriated /  Nina and   they   quarrelled,   and   she  sought relief by ending her   existence.  Nina attempted suicide upon  two occasions before;, once  while  living   in  Fort Steele and again while ��� in   Gran-  brook.    Her  parent.-  livo   iu   Minne-  apolis*  y    RlagB* * KuffUee at�� tho t'bopto.  Tbey have now got tho  contract  to  CONTRIBUTE  to our stock, aud the  rbeeries  stock .of.goods is . sufficiently  large  to  furnish tliroughottt one of the , larges  be in keeping  with  the  town.    Reid.' hniidinoc ;,, fi,0  ifnni0��.���,a   u.,:w   u.  sitixi Ortutfttiorts.  Now.   York,   Nov.   U.~*Bar Bilyer  68^ cents,   Lertd, unohaogod, |4.60 ^  $&M;   Tho firm that fixes tho  sell-  _ ���       'jfiiivsxtsn cow*���**** JK-liug pricoa for   miners and cmoltera  ���������<8����������������6�������������^�����^-��^^^^*^^I quo^'Jead at $4.40 at the close.  be in keeping with the town. Reid,  Campbell & Co. have built up a business which is a credit to themselves,  and a credit to Moyie.  Club   I>.auco .Postponed.  The dance by tho Moyie Quadrille  Club, which was announced to take  place next Tuesday evening; will be  postponed until one week from  tonight. Thla is done to avoid bringing dances too close together. Tho  dance will begin at 8 o'clock and will  end at 12 sharp.  buildings, in the Kooteuays built, by  J. C. Drewry, for his men at the Lake  Shore,mine. They have also another  large qontfaot. It is to furnish the  North Sfcfcjj. mine with mattresses.  They hay��-UfiO completed the Moyie  Oiv'tUoHQ Qh'ttrqh with   pews   and lit-  it will probably interest British  CoUw.bi.ana to. Iparn that the cylin-  dera of th.e. United States battleship  Oregon were made from iron mined  in the province.  Gathered hero are not surpassed in quality or freshness.  Only such, good? as have dis-  itinciive merit are permitted  to enter our stock... Low  prices do not prompt us to  buy articles of inferior grades.  The best of everything is here  at moderate prices.  MacBachernS  Macdorial  MOYIE, B. C.  Il  !���<" WHAT HE EXPECTS.  ���-���-t'1', _��� ������  ''V'-  r1, J,  o  _,�� '���< 1  "5  3  >* 4  :������;���;!  ^  .((  r-''  ,-'!  ,,--.  :i'-.,'-i'f 1  -i  -!*  -1 <;  , 'i- A- **A\ i  :'"i �����,,. ,- - ���. 'i.  >'���        . ' -'-      !���'  V-: ' -������    ' i  , I ��� .1 , -1     '���  If     I ���   I     *      ; '*  .     !\        -   I     ,'"|-  ��� :',Ji - ..iio  ��� '������'' ��� *.,, ��� '  ���i"'       "      ' r  ���'j'i'.M!"' :* ,  ?#!'!! -'.''A  r,yjr,r;-.A  * >-j ., ii <-..   ;  < .A',', '.  -If  4y';;,.'l!  31 ;';;^f:  I <*    "   ! '        , ^  ; i'i ,?���",:���. "  /'I  /.;.']'������.���: -j  y^.��;A .-, \  i f-V-j ���>" '���'.    a ,  ,.;!  ...;,  . 4','N ���      i    - '  f i(r: ,.: .    -  > ',  . i  'I'  i ., -,i  t 't < ���., ���  1 -      \  ; ��� . r- .  ���;*  li'-j-  i.  /. ���   ���-���*  r   '   -.1 -  i  ?.  THE  MARRIED  MAN'S  RIGHTS  IN  HIS  OWN  HOUSEHOLD.  HI a Contentment at Home Depends  Very "Garsely on Hi�� Wife���Her Influence Is Everything���She Must Xot  A��k Impossibilities, Nor Must BTe.  We have often "hoard a wife complain  that her husband does not take lier about,  ' that he "merely makes his house a hotel,  and she only sees him at meals," or that  he makes friendships in which she has no  part. She accuses him of neglect and  considers herself jrrently ill used. But  how if the fault is partly hers, nnd perhaps, after all, he is only following the  natural instincts of humanity in seeking  for sympathetic companionship?  Every one knows that a man, to bo  won and his devotion kept, must first be  uttracted, of course, and then be made to  feel that there is at his command a sympathy which draws him out nnd encourages him to talk about what interests  him most whenever he feels inclined.  Talking to him is not enough, however  much of a past mistress one may be in  the, r.rt, for a man soon tires of being a  listener only and of always giving his  , sympathy and receiving nothing in return.  -   "Selfish?"  Terhaps, but very natural nevertheless,  and  paragons,  so we are told,   whether  male or female, nre usually the reverse of  pleasant to1 live with.   So it is wisest not  to expect too  much  nnd   philosophic   to  make the best of things  under  the' cir- I  cumstances.   The cause of all this is not  '  very far to find.    Deplore it as we may,,'  it is indisputably a fact that a man's upbringing is totally different, as a rule, from  a woman's in this respect.,   He goes out  into the world young nnd leads a separate "existence nt an age when his sister  is still  surrounded   by  her home  circle.  When   his   work���whatever   that   is���i.s  ,' done, be has but to consider himself and  consult his own pleasure, "How shall he  host amuse himself?"    And if he can he  '    does it.  TLat men act more and more on thi��  principle  is  clearly   shown   by   the   way  they treat their ordinary social  engagements, thinking nothing of breaking one  when c another more attractive offers  it-  . self and  refusing to decide'till  the .last  moment   which   they   will   accept,   says  Ethel Young in the Pittsburg Dispatch.  It is therefore scarcely to be wondered  at  if many years of indulgence  in  this  kind   of   thing,   coupled   with   a     larger  command   of   money   should   make  men  more selfish.    This may be overpowered  for a time by a strong affection arid all  its   counter  influences,   but   later,   when  t these-have ceased to be a novelty and a  man settles down to married life, the old  habits reassert themselves. '  A woman, on the contrary, Is trained  In a very different school. Sho is usually  at home, and the other members of the  household must always be considered  when any plans or engagements, however  trivial, are made. Possibly she does not  realize it, but with her the question ia  not "How can I best amuse myself ?" but  "What will amuse and interest us?"  So shall  we see, that the man  in  his  bachelor days  is   undeniably  trained  or  allowed to contract selfish habits, and th��  woman ln her girlhood is equally brought  up to bo unselfish.   O temporal O mores! .  However much we may quarrel with,it, I  it is a fact, and if women would but rec- I  ognize this really fundamental difference  , between the acquired natures of herself  and   her  own   folly   she   would   have   a  greater chance of lasting happiness and  would,   moreover,   learn   how   best   and  most surely to make herself attractive (o  the man who has chosen her, or to keep  her charm.  '     There  are  men,  however,   It must  bo  admitted,   who often  expect  impossibilities  from their wives.    Such  men  allow  her a  sum  equal    to   about   what   they  spend on lunches, cigars and amusements  in n week and think she ought to be able  to keep house on it admirably and grumble if the meals are not to their liking.  Tbey expect the wife to be bright, cheerful and  well  dressed  on  an   inadequate  nllowance   and   a   too   liberal   supply   of  bard work.  When this is the case, of course no  one can possibly sympathize with the  eoifiph husband or offer any defenwe for  him.  Hut the fault is not always on tho  man's side. Women, too, often make the  mistake of settling down to n humdrum  sort of life ns soon as the honeymoon  is over. They become careless in their  -dress and manner and .act as though  they consider anything good enough for  the husband, though nothing had been  too good for the lover, and then complain���oh. inconsistency, is not thy name  woman?���that they nre neglected. Is it  any wonder they nre?  It is very certain that a woman wor-,  thy the  name can   in  most  cases  make  because Bhe shows very plainly that sho  does not expect courtesy from him and  herself neglects him.  There are many little things that add  so much to tbe comfort of a man's home  that no wife should consider it unnecessary for ber to know. One of them i3  the care of men's clothes. It often happens that a man is too busy ro look after  his own wardrobe, and if there is' no  servant to do It for him he often has to  suffer considerably from the ignorance  or indifference of his womenfolk on this  score.  Trousers should be folded carefully, so  as to get a crease down the center of the  leg, nnd  put into a trouser stretcher or  drawer.     They  should   never  be   "hung  up," which is woman's way of "tidying."  Coatx, if hung up, should be spread upon  a shoulder I'm me to prevent creases.  Another little essential to remember is  i j that a man likes to find every article of  his dress or toilet   in exactly  the same  place every day, his shaving things here,  his brushes on the side of the table, and  so on. .  Trifles, these, but it is tbe small things  of"life that bare the power to make or  mar its comfort, after all. A man naturally expects his wife to respect big  wishes and so far as she can to conform  her life to his means and, desires, to be  content with that social position to which  he is entitled and to live within the limits of his income. He expects" her to be'  able ro look after his borne without  bothering him about trivial details and  to be capable of entertaining his friends  suitably.  CHOOSING A LIFE WORK-  -* Women sailors are employed in Denmark, Norway and Finland, and they ar��  often found to be most excellent and delightful mariners.  NO JAM   IN   HIS/LUNCH.  Sir.   Carter   Explains   AVJiy   He   Left  His riennant  Ilourdinjr House.   '  "No; I don't board with the Akerses  tiny more," said Mr. Carter. "Iu fact,  I've left the south side for good and am  now boarding on the north side."  Mr. Carter is a gentleman about 28  years old and occupies a responsible and  highly paid position with a great Chicago business house.' ��� Six feet tall and  .weighing 200 pouuds, he is a magnificent  physical specimen of a man. Winter  and summer, rain or shine, he walks to  his office in tho morning aud home at  night. He always carries his lunch with  Lim, ns he dislikes restaurant cookery  nnd it saves him time nnd money.  "Well, I am surprised," was his  friend's comment. "Why, you and Akers  were such friends before his marriage  that I thought you had a permanent  home with him. And you and Mrs.  Akers were-'always such great friends  too.    Why did you leave them?"  ���;i'li tell you," said Carter. "I didn't  get any jam on niy( bread. "#  "You surely didn't leave them for  that?" asked his astonished friend. *        j  "I   surely  did,"   indignantly  answered  Mr. Carter.   "It was.a gross case of partiality on Mrs. Akers' part.   She knew I  was passionately fond of jam too.    Ou��  morning I  went  into tho  kitchen.     She  was getting the lunches ready for myself  and her husband when I''went in, and I  noticed  she  had   some   fine  marmalade.  She put it on her husband's bread, but  not on mine.  " 'Don't I get marmalade?' I asked.  " 'No'   she  said.     'I   got this  for   Mr.  Akers.'  "That made me feel mad. I thought  of it all the way down, nnd when lunch  time came I wouldn't eat my lunch, and  at night I carried it .back home. Mrs.'*  Akers saw that I hadn't touched it and'  asked the reason. I told her, and she  laughed in my face. I told her that at  the end. of the week I would leave her,  aud that settled it."  "Do you get jam where you board  now?" asked the friend.  "Every day,'' answered Carter, with a  smile of satisfaction.���Chicago Inter  Ocean.  ISojj arust Fix Tliair Eyes on  a Goal and  Kurnegtly Strive to Attaio It.  The principal of a boys' school  was speaking- to the pupils about  their future life. ITe asked: "How  many of you have decided what you  will tie when you become men?"  There was  no reply.   He then asked that any  boy there  who  had  selected  his  future  occupation     should  hold   up his   hand.    Out  of  the hundred,   ten  boys  did so.     Kinety had  no idea what they were going to do  in   this   world,   for   the   world or for  themselves.      He   then    asked    those  who     had     given    the    matter some  thought, but  were yet  undecided,   to  raise the hand.   Fifteen  hands  went  up.    Seventy-five    boys     out    of    the  hundred, between the ages of 3 4-nnd  20, had never thought    about    their  future  occupation.    Considering thai,  how much' could  they expect to  excel  in  anjrthing or   to  make  a mark  In   the  world?   Yet,   doubtless,   some  of them, when  men,    will     complain  that  wealth  and honors  are  unevenly divided in this world.  Tho way to have honor, to become anybody of importance, to  be a power among men, is not to  envy another person, but to fix: tho  eyes upon that goal and work for it,  choosing early the path that leads  to that eminence. <-  A    young    man     desired    to    be a  clergyman. ' He  was   the     only  child  of a/widow,  who could  not educate  him.    A  wealthy   gentleman,   becoming  interested   in  him,   offered  to  defray the expenses   of    his education.  Ho  gladly    accepted,     prepared     for  college,  and  had just  entered,   when  ,the gentleman     failed,     losing  every  dollar.    The young man, ,   of  course,  had to leave college, but- he did not  give  up  his  determination     to  enter  the ministry.    He  taught music  that  3rear, saved his money,    and "entered  college, , Continuing to  teach  in     the  college  town,   he    supported  himself  through  his  whole college  course.  I know of      another     young   man  who,   with  every opportunity to pursue one thing, changes his, mind, and  his   occupation  about as  often  as he  does  his  coat.    He never gets  above  the drudgeiw part, and is  only earning' 33  a week,     sometimes nothing,  for  thero  are frequent resting, places  at the    change  of   his'    occupations.  Who  could  expect    him     to, make  a  success of his life?  No matter what, profession or  trade you take up, you have to  work, and work harder and under  more difficulties at the outset than  farther on. The boy who wants' to  shirk this necessary' drudgery is not  mado of {he stuff which conquers in  life.  Above   all     things,   avoid   being    a  "jack-of-all-trades."   Some  men have  a   genius   for  so   many     things   that  they  cannot give    enough   , attention  to' one  thing-  to   master   it.    T know  of a  youth     of    nearly, 20   who  can  play    and    sing,    mend    a  ��� clock, a  music,    box,  an   organ,   invent    little  things,     make    toffee,    draw,  and���  why,   I hardly    know    anything    he  cannot do,  and   the   "consequence  is,  he is  not doing anything.,   If anyone  wants  anything     "fixed,"   he  i.s    the  one  who  fixes  it',   but his' life is   not  going to be "fixed" in any direction.  In  direct contrast to him  is <a  companion   of   his, who has   already served   several  years   at his   "trade,   and  will some  day  turn   out a  first-class  carpenter,.  WEATHERLEY  CME5NEY  [Copyright. 1��S9. by Weatherley Chesney.)  CHAPTER  I.     ,  THH SOUTH AXTDUBY 6TBEET MURDER.  I, Duncan Brett, oouirnntnder B. N.F  onwillingly     'ifess'tbat the complications wbicF-     .���ose  ont of   the Mayfair  murder wen* ull cruised  ia the first in-  Jtance by my pitiable lack of nerve.   I  believe  I am   fairly plucky under' ordinary circumstances.   Once they gave  me the V. C, and though I  should not  have  mentioned   this  except  as a last  resort, I think it is duo to myself hero  to bring forward some sort of a certificate of  character to you who are strangers to mo. It was, I say, in large measure my fault, because if I had not lost  my head the greater part of the trouble  neod   never  have   happened,   but   my  nerves wero npset byeeeing the wretched   woman  as  she  lay  huddled   dead  upon   tho  pavement, and   tho'sight.of  Fentou etandiug crouched, like ,a man  horror struck, above  her, made   up  a  shook under which   I   think few would  ' have remained unmoved.  Por a full minute I stood- t,here  watching him ia" silent horror, ho the  while eying mo with frightened sidelong glances, but without speech. Then  words came from mo like a torrent.  "0 God!" 1 .blurted out. "Yon  have murdered he'rl You dovil, you  have killed the woman I" What have you  douoitfor?"  George Fen ton rose  from   the   body;  facing me.  "Great  heavens 1"  he  cried.    "Yon,  here, Duncan?' You saw me'fU=z=^-^=^==  what she pleases of a man. He will be  influenced for good or bad, anyway, and.  if he treats her with scant ceremony,  depend upon it it is more often than not  Why?  The peculiar simplicity of the Freucn  peasant is illustrated by two incidents:  A peasant went to his postoffice and offered for the mail a letter which was  over the weight specified for a singU  stamp.  "This is too heavy," said, the postmaster. -'You will have to put another  stamp on it."  "Wh-wh-why," said the peasant, with  wide open eyes, "w-w-will another stamp  make it lighter?"  Another peasant, presiding over the  municipal council of his village, gave the  assembly a lecture on the lack of necessity for any more road building.  "As for the roads which are now bad,"  he said, "it is of no use to repair them,  for nobody travels over them, and as for  those which are good, why do anything  to them until they get bad ?"  Millions of people have felt a longing  to search for the huried treasure of Captain Kid, the pirate. Captain Kid never  buried any treasure. The story that he  did was invented by liars.���Earlvillo Gazelle.  Klownt- or tin  Knniily.  Mr. Watson, the postmaster of  Willoughby, has four sons who inherit their father's amiable disposition, but are wanting in "faculty,"  that characteristic of the successful  New Englander.  "What are your sons doing, Mr.  Watson?" inquired a former resident  of Willoughby, ^ho had not seen the  postnastcr before for 12 years.  "Well," was the answer, "Jack, my  oldest boy, he's a minister without  a pulpit., Fred, the next one, he's .a  lawyer without a client, and William, tho third one, he's a. teacher  without any school.  "But I've some hopes of Sam, the  youngest of the lot,'**- said the head  of thc Watson family, with commendable cheerfulness. '''He's-set  out to be a farmer without any land,  but he's hired out a piece and worked it on halves, and we ate vegetables off lb all summer.  "I paid him for supplying our family, and when he'd settled his bill for  what he put into the ground to start  with, ho had within 50 cents of  what he owed the boy that had helped him hoe and so on all summer.  "And I handedo him over that 50  cents with a real light heart and  told him ho needn't ever think of it  again. Yea, his mother and I feel to  be encouraged about Sam; we think  In tho course of time he'll  likely farmer."  make   a  AND  SUFFER  THE  PAINS AND  DISTRESSES OF  KIDNEY  DISEASE.  Women are so accustomed to attribute their pains to  ailments of the feminine organs that they frequently suffer  with backache and kidney disorders without understanding  the nature of the disease.  The most marked symptom of kidney disease is backache. Then there is irregularities in urinating and deposits  m the urine. When these indications are present, delays  are dangerous. There is safety only in the immediate  treatment with the world's greatest kidney cure���  .Women who suffer with backache and the tired, languid Teehngs which accompany kidney ailments can use  JJr, Chase's Kidney Liver-Pills with perfect confidence.  ��� 1 ney are purely vegetable, and act. naturally on the kidneys, liver and bowels.  Gi  J  ire pill a dose, 25 cents'a box.  bDMANsoN, Bates & Co., Toronto,  At all dealers, or  A WWhbnno'a Porvl<-p.  Dr. Pakenhnrn-Walsh, jvho recently  resigned the Bishopric ofOssory, is  celebrated aliko for his piety and'his  vwt. There is a story told' of how  ha proposed to his wife. He was at  a dinner party and was seated bo-  side the woman of his choice. In  the course of the dinner he found  that he had been helped to the  "wishing bone," and, as often is the  custom in country houses, he pulled  for the wish with his fair neighbor.  Tho little V-shaped bone was broken, and the Bishop, having secured  the wish, whispered to his companion, as he laid down his part of the  bone: "Will you lay your bones with  my bones?" She blushingly whispered an as3ent, and after dinner the  engagement j-was announced.  ,.y StatU.tica en   Clill.lron.  As a. result of a careful investigation of 24,000 cases, Dr. Jarosie presented to tho director' of i the Hungarian Bureau of Statistlcu the following conclusion*: The offspring of  parents between the ages of 20 and  23 are likely to be weak and delicate, but between 2.r> and 45 wm  probably bo strong and thrive. The  mother beara most robuat children  between her 25th and 35th year  When the mother Is ton years younger than the father the proportion of  healthy . children is greatest, the  chances (being ten per cent, more favorable than when the parents ar*  about tho fiamo age.  "How cocrld -T help it? What unlucky  fate brought me here   to  Jock  at  your  "ghastly work" I do .not   know,- b'nt here  I am1(and there, is no'getting over it."  PeDtoa stared at mo heavily without  speaking, and  then  his eyes wandered  off. my face to something be held in hia  hand���a something  of  metal with the  glitter of glaas at the  end of it.   In a'  dim way I seemed.to remember having  seen the thing before myself, but could  not reoolleot when or whore. I will own  that I was toooonfnsed to think clearly,  and   while  my mind  was  still  hunting dully for eome memory of tho object  in Georgo-s hand ho   straighteued himself with asobbiug gasp, and then, crying like a frightened child, he ran away  into tho night.  ��� I watched him go nloug the wet mirror of  tho  pavement under the  yellow  glow of , the gas lamps until ho doubled  round tho corner, and 'then I turned to  . tbe woman who;waa  lying huddled on  the ground and lifted her baud.   There,  was no  trace of a pulse.,., I placed my  Angers over her heart.  There waa not a  fliokerof movement, bnt instead I'found  some'thing else.- It cut me like glass. It  was glass.   I stooped down aud saw the  glimmer of It with   my eyes, and then'  with  a  start  I recalled what  George  Pen too was clutching in his bond when  he ran a way from me. It was tho metal  hilt  <:f, a   Venetian   dagger,  with   the  blade Lialf broken off.    Tho re��t of that  mieeing white glass blade was,sheathed  in tho life center of tbe unhappy woman  who lay at ruy'feofc.   I knew the daggor  well.   It was   a  rare curio which   had  hung on the wall of Teuton's room.  I etcoped down aud n^aiu passed my  hand over the place of that ghastly  death thrust. ' Tho falling rain was beginning to drenoh the woman's, clothes,  bnt'roond the projecting end of the dagger all was dry. Not a drop of the poor  creature's lifeblood had oozed from the  cwound. She had been stabbed with at  single blow, and the hilt had been broken off with u suap. The Venetian dagger had done its work.  I waa so utterly overcome by tbe horror of my discovery tbat for some moments 1 knelt thero absolutely dazed,  staring at the murdered woman,'whose  faoe was surely not whiter than my  own. So dazed was I tbat I did not hear  footsteps approaching mo down the  pavement and did not know that any  one had come along this eccluded .back  street until,I heard a voioe speaking behind ray elbow. I looked up and saw a  long, lean, dissipated looking individual  clad from head to foot in needy bluek.  He held an umbrella over his head,  whioh let the lamplight through many  of its eeaniH, and a buuch of dirty gray  cotton showed through tho too of one of  hia boots.   He spoke in jerks.  "Lady fainted?" I heard him say.  "Bless 'em, they will do these things!  Intense heat, intense cold, moderitte  toniperaturo-r-equaJ result all around.  Sometimes' other things ��� excessive  moisture this timo, I should think, sir.  A  most  interesting  c&ho.    Allow   me,  Mr. , I forget your name, though I  can see you are a gentleman���present  myeelf, a medical man, sir. Dr. Fitzgerald of T. G. D. and County Wator-  ford. Although I say it, sir, a well  known practitioner in London, although  I've given up my practice iu Harley  street."  By (his time he had doubled up hia  great length beside me like some uncouth six foot rulo of humanity nnd was  passing his long, Jean fingers rapidly  over tho woman's body. I saw tho lingers closing over her watch and chain.  "Ownticker left at homo ou grand  piano," he said in an explanatory jerk.  "Lady's ticker no doubt in perfect condition. .No use feeling pulse without  technical appliance."   ,  He was proceeding to put the watch  in his pocket when I gripped him by the  wrist and wrenched it from his hand.  Ttrt) coarse knavishnessof the man acted  upon mo like a drink of spirits. My  flurry" and excitement passed away like  a flash, nnd I saw the facta of the case  clearly and dispassionately. I hit tbe  fellow au upward blow in the chest that  sent him staggering and gasping against  the wall.  "You scoundrel 1" aaid  I. ' "Get out  * �� HriMI break your th>ovisb neck I"  Hoi ' said   tbo man, glowering ut  murder per iioctem not enough for yon?''  "I'll   give  you in charge to the iirefc  policeman   that  comes, as  a  thief,"I  said to him. co  "And I, Mr. Thingumbob, will denounce you to tho first guardian of the  public morals I can camo across as a  murderer���a red handed murderer,  caught in tbe very act. Yes, sir, I'll  etako my medical reputation on tbat."  And off ho ran in the direction of South  Audloy street, howling "Murder!" at  the top of his tliiu, cracked voice. '  1 ptood still besido the woman's body.  I didn't, know what on earth to do���  whether to fly or whether to stay beside her. A hundred thoughts Unshod  across my mind, but obielly I ^cursed  myself for being thero nt all. It was  all tho fault, I suppose, of being in  love. On tho strength of new promotion  I had pone that night to tho girl whom  1 had loved long beforo sbe^had left the-  schoolroom, and had bbcomo formally  engaged to her. I left the houso iu a  mnze of joy, her kissee fresh upon my  lips. ' . ,,  I was  staying  at  tho First Avenue  hotel, in Hoi born, and my most natural  route was along Piccadilly aud Shaftesbury avenue; but, lost as I was iu hap-  pie?fcr thought, from   old  associations I  turned down Park lane aud wan  nonio  distance  up   beforo   I   discovered  my  whereabouts.   I  had sense enough left  to lomeniber that two sides of a triangle  are greater than the third, aud habte'uod  to retraco ruy steps, intending to cue oil  a corner by taking down' Curzon street  and one of tbo many branches into Pic-,,  cadilly.    As my ill luck would have it  I chose Back 'Savillo street, aud there,  half ,.way  down   that .-deserted   way,"'I  camo across GeorgoPentou and his deed  of darkneus.   And now, as I stood thero  hesitating, thinking. I  ought   to  fctay,  much more .than   half  inclined to take  to myhoels, I heard footsteps approaching, and beforo( I know who hod come  a   policeman was "standing at my eido.  Behind -him was,  the tall, lean man of  tho.soedy black suit and tho broken umbrella. ," ���  "There yon are, Robert, ",fcaid the  latter. "Caught iu the-very act. Robbery and nicrder. He's got the watch in  his hand this minute, jeweled in '17  holes, and please to 'remember that it  was me that gave tbo information, and  I'm tho man that wants the reward.  Dr."Fitzgerald's my name of T. 0, D.  ,niid County Waterford. I haven't got a  card on me at present,, bat don't forget  tho name."   ' ''  The policeman stolidly waved tho  flhabbymau aside., '  - "I hereby warn yon," said ho tome,  with massive slowness, "tbat anything  you inay say now is liable to bo* used  agninst you afterward.'[  "Why, you confounded aes," I rapped out, "you don't-mean to soy you  are fool euooRb to believe what that  loafer tells* you. I hurt nothing to do  with'killing ,this woman)' I simply  found uer!"   '  "You hear, Robert," "said tho shabby  man. "Ho simply found ber!"     '   ,  i "Where did., you get that watch and  chain from?" united   tho  jjolicuimiij, ig-,  coring the last remark.  "That blackguard who' brought you  hero attempted to rob the poor woman's  v-i-i,  wuie  TdaJii}  ..    . , - ��� 'r   cJ.iibM  bla.ck, and  above  tho  clothes was  an   array ,',f"^}jj^ntr <*  all  enll'ri i     ""10s c*  miles.   Thoy all a-0li.r,i  and  hungry.    Thei  i-oli.i   \,  faces. I had never ki^u eaJ/J,U('' M('k!v  coufi-Bstlic aspect of it frir-h, if,w'';l  Then a shout arose, }��i-i j ''1,C(i "*  recognized the 'thin, cu,iu,/"Ji'Kbt 1  tbe individual who  Fitzgerald.  "He's   been   murderin"   a  ���.  boys!    Let's lynch birni" m*>  The crowd sent up a yel] of cruel a,  proval and  singed forwaid    �� U0J BP-  white, haggard faces lit ���' '**l^  and tho lust of revenge, The noii ,n '  without leuviug go of invari,, i'  out a truncheon with liis\rn ���'-, e,f  ancl booked' up ngnin?fc ,}10 v]^ ' "^  houses. I went with him v.'ijl ��� ,  enough, for I felt that in anr.tb" 8ly  ment I might'havo to fight .foii^w"  with a crow of wild human hoasiA  As regards the policeman, tho q��� ���  ,was nor. il! natured., Tho iuuato retnT  .Which  every Briton  ban'for ti10 j  ������bowed  ilsdf  even   at this  ���,'    'J-  They jostled him certainly aud tredT  E0 para to him from bis cupture, tut tif "  did not Ktriko him   and  coulined \J  efforts   to   aiming   blows   at  mJ  , Woupona  seemed to   coino  Into *tht:  hnuds us if by magic���sticks, lmilrj/  handles and nii^ilefl of ul] dei-criji',?  They oven picked up  gurbuno fro'^  road and   threw   that.    The,policial  with  a  wooden courage, dnfeiuu'lftv,  pair of ,ns manfully.    lie wan pi-rfVl'"  cool aud hit out'svith bis truHcbf-cnJa  all   directions,'"and from  the'remark'  with'-wliich   his   blows wr-re reread I  gathered he did   not   hit  lightly, F0I ,  my~elf I remained for some time on the  dofen'sivo only, bat the shower of blows  thickened, and the pain  of them mad-  ilenc-d me.  At last I snatched a bludgeon  from tho hands of 'a great rn/San, who  was most incessant in   In* attacks aud  eet myself to work to hack and thrust  with nil tbo fren-iy of a  man who fr-Ji  that ho waa fighting for bii  lift.   How  it would havo ended had wo  been lid  tbeto to light it out  thVre, conld Letts  doubt.    Tho ,crowd was ovtnvklniing  iu its numbers and was increasing every 'j  moment.    Tho foremost plumber*0of it,  with whom tho pair of us: wore imaged!.  'wero gettiog furious under the pain of  onr blow-Mind maddened with  tho kit  of battle, ff either of us hod gone down,'  bo would,not have rieon again.  In tar-  age rage tho  mob would have  trcxlc-j  and torn him   out  of  all   fiembbincf,':  humanity. - But relief wasat'liau'I.^j  captor's whistle had been heard. It hi  ���been repeated down tbo  beats,'and ball  a'dozen sturdy  police  were  c-lbowirg'  , their way through thscrowd. Tln-irapproach was heralded "by   the querulous  complaints of tho��o  whoso  foot were  trodden on 'and  those whoso riba were  orusbedA But the warcry of  tlio mot''  was eilenced:   Until   than  the  frantic  yells   of'"Lynch   him���lynch   him!"  were  .'echoing  high'   between   tho wel  walls of tho houses,        - '  ���"Come now,, got   hack,   the  lot of  you," said tho foremost of the newcoai-  "yott scoundrel'" said I.  body,"I said, "and I took it from him.  Here,". I added, "tako , it  yourself.   I  euppoeo  you   nro  the proper person to  havo it,"  Tho policeman lifted tho skirt of his  heavy coat and deposited tho watch in  his trousers pocket.  . "And Robert,'! cut iu tho shabby  man, "in addition to tho charge of mur-  dor against tbie follow, I shall bring an  uction for defamation of character. You  will kindly tako noto of his language.  As a professional man of high standing  it is moro than I can put up with. Ah  T told you, my name is Dr. Fitzgerald,  T. 0. D., and County Waterford."  "Look here," f-aid tho policeman,  "you Dr. Fitzgerald, or whatever your  uiuuo in, i�� you don't mind what you  are up to, I'll run you in too."  erri, and tho crowd surged back invri-  nntnrily. "Hello! What's this? A woman down and you've been 'trampii:i�� Ga  her? You brutes!",  "   The crowd surged back farther, but ii '  did not stand away from us long. New-  corueis  kept  pouring  iu   by regimeim  from   behind, and   tbe news  spread to  them, and  onco moro the cry niosdcf  "Lynch him!"   Tho polico draggul lbs  woman's body to  my feet  und formed  round   manfully.     Though   ihi-y me  strong meu, yet they wero a mcrahnd-  fnl compared with tho teeming fiftiescl  the mob. Inch by inch tbey. wero beaten1  back, struggling und   gasping, aud for  myi-'ojf death had nov��r loomed ho near.  But I was not frightened then. I way  cool aud collected, and, if   tbo troth te  told, not half averse to death.    What I  hadieeu during the last few lniniHesbai  dealt me a Ehock which seemed to bare  soured my life. GeorfioFeutou had lea -  to mo ns ii brother, rind now I kziL-wbtei  to bo a brntal'inurderer.  But, as it happened, I was uot tlei-  fined to como by my end in thut obscure street in I," yfnir. Tho-joliJ  showed moro powers of strategy thani  gayo them credit for. One of thea  forced open the door at onr backs find,  hastily lugged mo in tbo parage te-  yond. Two of thorn drow in thi-dcid  body of tbo woman and closed'the door.  Tho others remained outsido. -Thnhnnte-  holdt-i' oniric to us out of a bido room  half olarmt.l and very angry.  "What the dovil do you menu by  bringing your riot in hero?" said he.  "To prevent another murder Leing  done," retorted tho polireman. "'  should think," iio added, "tlnit odd  murder i.s unougli to bring this r-tieeiall  tbo notoriety it has gut unv i .-u ii<r."  "Oh I" siiid tho num. "*\Vh:it '!" y��a  expect me to do now? (Jive you Jodgiug  for tho night:"  "I'll troublo you," said the H11*"  man, "to try no jokes on mc.  I nmiop-  door  tbe  to hliow mc across to your front  nnd hail a four wheeler ns (puVk "*"''  can bo done Tho sooner you ��re s=liut  of us," ho added sigiiificuiily,  Ishs chnnco there will bo of bavin;,' yoor  bouse pulled down about your ears".  Tho man   sbunlod   off "fjiiiciicly tlo\vu  ibe oilcloth covered passage  I remember being struck by the terrible   time   ho   took, fumbling with  bolts and chain of   his front  door.  me  Tho sound of footsteps drawing rapidly near made themselves heard from tho  direction of  South Audloy street.    Tbo j resenting tho law hero, and I wmit PD  policeman fumbled for his whistle, put  It up to his lips and blew shrilly.  "Now,   look horel" said   ho  to me.  ���Of course I've Kot to tako you iu charae  for this ero job, so you  had best come  quiotly and make no bonos about it."  On tho natural impulse of tho mo-  mont, I Parted away from him. His  baud shot out with moro quickness than  1 should havo givon him oredit for, and  dropped upon my sleeve with a tight  professional grip. '  "It's no use your trying that move, "  eaid he to me, "and let tne tell you the  more you atroggloa.tho.wnas it looks.  Ihe station is quito a respectable place  or I should not be thero myself, ahd if  you are innocent it won't hurt you to  como along with mo. If you ain't innocent you aro making yournelf look all  tho blacker by resisting."  mn1nSaW-t.b0r0,Wa'    rea8��"    '"^"fr   t,!��  nan ��ud, and agreed to go with him  quietly as eoon ng tho woman's body  was taken caro of, hut before this could  ?-h-(, T U ,TV aSp,'0t W1S P��tnpontbo  iaco of matters.   Tho crowd which had  .b0.0.,,.,r!lpi.fl]y.coll��^i��K   now   Burged  1  uo  idea  that  horde  oxistod within  Opou for moro business?   Oh9 . 3* u" UuckI*   Ih^ "o idea  that  vu* | finch a ravenous horde  .vrfoi���,i ,���ui���i_  (1)0  Uo  was evidently vory much scared lost tbo  security of bin castle should bo furtier  invaded. I romoinber, toft, how'horribly  long a Kpaco elapsed bofoVo tbo cnbca"1  round, though, in point of f"(it,/'J1)0  kavo loomed einco, it rattled *i]''l0 '  door in.less than a minuto from it'"c:1 "-.  It came nono too goon, either, K'r  tail end of tho mob Iind'begun.t0 ^^j  our . manuuvor  and  had   ei-o.^eil if- ^  from tbo back street.  Wo drovo oli.^  tearing gallop, amid a perfect burnt'  liovo, t'|,Jj  .r 1  1   be I  of  yells and hootH, and  that sbmo   missiles wero   thrown, ��'  hotird .tho wretched  driver ot  ^VL  yoll out in pain.'     '  ("To lie continue?'  1.)  FWJ'liir  |pllli  Ooiom-1 hnsbeoonaouiscuuiuB-- THE MOYIE LEADER.  MOYIE,    B.    C.  ASTHMA'' PERMANENTLY  CURED.  HE NEEDED THE  MONEY.  Bo �����''"'  junilee   "Promptly   Devised  nuimoa t'ov n Pine.  A oouple ft PI died to a rural justice of  ���;"^;fS;lK��''��y-.y'.��:''11,.d  'J,,,',! ,������ bailiff a��fclo am] *| i��� a   S��^���K^'?I^1'���*;f .1 w��Br.  wlii-"]""  '��� What's tbe law ou that p'int?"   "  -you can't do il," replied the bailiff,  "it don't come under yer jurisdiction."  '���We're wlllin to pay ensh lVr It," replied the ltiisbafld, not'iindoi'standiug  tliL- nni'��'<-' of the consnluit'ion. "I've  .rot I lie money In this here .stockin."  Tin' justice looked grave-. Then, ad-  jiu-tli'f? hi-" RjM-'eiacles and addressing  tl,o ni.'ui. sal'l"  "Vnii knoAved Tore you come here  'that "tivnrn't'for me ter separate lius-  IkiikI ">' wlft'- nn y^l. you iiot' only.  wLl' ui> the time o' this here valuable  ^U1[ u-itli yer talkln. but ackchully  ,,.j[-'jhi-<' ter bribe mc with money! Now,  Imw iiiticb has you gel in that stockin?"  ��� 'jiuiit  six   dollars 'iin   a   half,  How Tliey Won.  N  In "The Oaiuldins World," by K���upe e,  oir   two brollivrs. Russians, are record-  as  hav  and  ,      ni!>A I'hij"d   at   Ilumbu  v-on about ;,00,l'O(j n-jin.-s  watched the- p|ay. without staking, and  noticed the fmpH-m recurrence or the  *amc- numbers. He discovered that it  was to the fact that in cleaning the  roulette th, servant was ob.i^-d u>Ve.s*  ?��r i }' -��? v7taIn parts wl,i,'h ����-k a  spots of the brass ,vi.,.e depressed in n  manner un perceptible to the eve, but  palpable m its results. The rolling ball  was diverted from its l^itimaie coui"  3 these inevitable, indrntalions; hence  ceitain mimhera were sure to win re-  P<'aU'<l)y during the day. wliile other*  u--cr turiKHl up. On" this knowledge the  brothers.acted.    When th  20 YEARS TORTURE.  10.0UO francs  a dav  nenteureff���h>'A,.',:?)?U'1'1 11 l��'�� only Fcrina-  n.ruuJbom u,,   iiil Js Jlow successfully uscd  yer  fcOti''-'  -.Ul right, then. I fine you $5 Ter  \jr\i'-;y. nn n dollar nn a half for takln  up d\ link- with a ease wlm tny  jarMiciI-'n is out of, an may the Lord  tiM- I'st'i'i'y ot' ���>'**���' soul!"-At!auia  rou-tiiiithm. ,  GAMBLING ON   A   LINER.  on   \Vhfeh   a   Captain'*  <l SutlHl'iictory  UexiUt.  a  passenger on an 'Atlan-  A C'emitrehfjiiilrc  A ell it-vcmen t.  '���rajia, what Is', ��he difference be-  tfff,-;/subject^nnd object?"  - "Thh sometimes amount to the  SBftic ibuig. my s-on. For example, Mr..  H'llh.i'i! Waldorf Astor has become a  su(ij'"-t of Ureal Britain aud uu object  Of romenipt," '' '   -  .   Wiime mill  \Vome.  Fwl.-ly-So yon are very fond of golf.  I IK'tii :,-'���!.'!!)< IV , '  D.al.iy (llorlous game! In a company of players you'Will hardly ever  Iinar any -bieyi-Ie '-talk.���Boston Transcript,  ' ��� ,  Tlie Jk-sl r.i nlment for Hornen.        <���  Messrs. Ritchie- & Co., tbe lnrgo ranchers of li. L\, write:   "Wo .consider   Grit-1  fiths' Veterinary Menthol   Liniment unequalled  for, horses.    Oun of ours had a  bad sprain   on   its 'left  leg, "which' was  ; swollen to tin  enormous  size.'   'Griffiths'  'Menthol Liniment was applied two days,  | when the spelling  and  soreness entirely  left It.   Wo consider  It superior  to any  ! other liniment."   All drugplstfl, 25 ctB.   ���  Incon��t��terst. '  "Kemcjmbor," said the teacher, "there  Is no such word as 'fall.'"   '  "1 wish." said Saminie Sbl&ken "that  he'd thought.of that when be failed'to  pas<= me ii])' last term."���Cleveland  I.eadi-r. .- ���  In  tho Swim.  'Stuhb (at the beach}���Thero goes that  [Miss Ilightvni, Don't you think she's  llBiiUTerem today?     *  L'eini���Couldn't say. .1 didn't sue;her  twvittii ^��ii���� Nvaa -tx�� before.���Chicaco  IKews.  Minard's Lfaimejii Cures Garget in  ., 4; JH.��ftPr��i-clicn��lon,  Thirsty Lady���la there 'any water  aboard?  Cajitain (excursion boat)���Only 'bout  four feet, mum; but please don't tell  anybody.���.Yew York'  Weekly.  On the Ilcnoh.  "How the ocean' roars!"  "Yes; some ,of those bathing'suits  |ni:il;e* nie feel like roariug too."���Chi-  Snu'o Jtecoul.  BRAVE WQIVfAN.  pwaDrunfcen Husband Was Made a  Sofeer Man Iiya Determined Wife.  A PATHETIC LBTTBR.  ShfflS^5;-V?.1,n.* ^r a lonp Urao been  An   Occasion  Threat Una  \'I was once  tie liner who^e captain squelched a tharp'.  or In tho mosl approved style," paid Mr  il. Sr Cnreion of Newark, X. J.  *'lt seems tbat.thii; fellow, who had a  lliost polished 'address aud who dollied  Iwiinelf in the height of nihbunj. got eev-  oral well to do business nu-u with whom  he had scraped up an acijnaimance iutu  a poker game. lie was au accomplished  oiiea'ter and manipulated a 'hold out m  such advantage t.'iat in the course of two  days' play he was nearly $3,000 winner.  "At 1' t his vic-tiniii did not suspect the  swindle, but in his greed to win aJl their  money the sharper" carried tbe thing a  trifle too far. I��e dealt one of his opponents, a Chicago man, four" kings ' and  himself four aces. The fourth monarch  "in the hands of the CLiuagyau was nut  intentional, but' was what is known tc  . wise men at poker as n drop in.    -  "The dealer only intended'that bis adversary should have three king*, but he  gav�� himself the fourih ace. to be prepared for, all emergencios, as, with sncli  a hand, he knew the westerner would bel  'em iip h.'jfh. It was table stakes, and,  sure enough, the Chicago man' Mapped  himself on the hand, and it- took Mr.  Sharper in the neisdiborhood of $700 tc  call after several raises iiail been made  back and forth. ,  "When the hands'were shown down,  there was a general howl, because bj'  this time thc whole company had grown  distrustful, of the man who bad nevei  failed to play the winning hand iu his  pots. There" was intense stillness, however, when the Chieajroan, in the coolest  sort of way, but with a firmness iu hii  tone that bhowed he meant business, remarked:  " !Mr. , I am decidedly of the opinion .^th-at you ure^vorkinc a hold out machine on this' company. I may be mistaken, but, if so, you can easily clear  yourself. If you will take off your =coat'  and let us inspect your shirt'sleeves a  minute, we can easily see whether my  suspicion does you wrong or not. In thd  event it does I will make the fullest apology-'  "The sharper's face was a study.    He  turned red and  white and blustered out  that he had never been accused of such a  charge before ami that he wouldn't submit to the indignity of a search.   Meanwhile somebody had gone to the captain  and told him of the occurrence.  Straightway   the  captain   walked   to  where the  card players were still debuting the question of a search.   He \vas a man of few  words, but listened till nil the facts were  before hiin.  Then he said to the sharper:  'You   have  won   so   much   money   from  these gentlemen  and  not  a  dollar of it  fairly.   Give back every cent or I'll lock  you up till we get to .New York.'  "From this decision there was-uo appeal. Whether the fellow had a hold out  or not I do not know, but it didn't matter, for in less than five minutes he was  disbursing cash to his late victims."���  Washington Tost.  Jen  they  bad gained  ,,.���, ,,., ���.-��� I hey gave up plav  nnd did not return till next day.   Il'-ncc  their  final  success.    But   thei  system in the usual sense.  trs was  no  Rntlnf? Oysters.  Surely the queerest way of cooking an  oyster   is   that   mentioned,  in   the   year  ,n,iJ,   when   Richardson,   the  fir  too)c a  live coal on  bis ton  ho put  a  raw  SB*',  !   eater,  on  this  Esllevilla Lady, Whom Dooton  Failed to Help, Gored at ,  LastbyDoan'sMney  .',:pnis.  an  attendant  oyster  in   its  shell, 'while  .   ��� hlew   upyn  the coal   with  bellows until it flijinod and sparkled in  his mouth. This coiitinned umil the  oy^r oih-,1?) and  was perfectly coked  ihe  Lnglisbujaii,   ns  n   rub  himself   with   brown   bread  pepper,   vinegar  usually   require  contents  and   butler,  or   lemons;   Americans  crackers,   and   the   1'ei-  with   homemade   bread  gmns   eat   them  and butter.  The European Magazine for ISOU contains an account of a young, lady at  Brighton who undertook to cat for supper the amazing quantity of 300 ovsters,  .with a certain amount of bread and but-  .tor. This feat she performed, greatly to  the astonishment of all present.t-Pitts-  buri' Dispatch. "    ''  Ko one who has not suffered from kidney  disease can imagine the terrible torture  those endure who are the victims of some  disorder of these delicate fibers of the  body. Mrs. Richard Rees, a well-known  andhighlyrespectedlady of Belleville, Ont.,  had to bear the burden of kidney complaint  for over 20 years and now Doan's Kidney  Fills have cured her when all else failed.  ' Her husband made the following- state-  ment of her case: "For 20 years my wife  has been a sufferer from pain in the back,  sleeplessness and nervousness and general  prostration. Nothing seemed to help her.  Doctors and medicines all failed, until we  got a ray ��� of hope when we' saw Doan's  Kidney Pills advertised as a positive cure.  '���She began to take them and they helped  her right away, and she is now better in  every respect. We can heartily recommend Doan's Kidney Pills to all sufferers,  for thcyseemtosirikethe right spot quickly,  and their action is not only quick but it ia  permanent. '  " I ��� cannot say  more in favor of these  Host have ihe  fScnmnc, The  imitations look  veiy nice.* but they  hqrt my delicate SKIN*  T)�� ALacrtTTflLETSoap Cov. 'v.  wonderful pills than that tbey saved my  wife frorn lingering torture, which she had  endured for 20 years pest, and, I sincerely  t���^ th*1. a11 sufferers will give Doan's  Kidney Pdls a. fair trial."  Cat this out and& end It to us with tha nanus of roar  ni-.irest express otllceiiul wo Mill ship you this Vlolla  y. ttti Outfit, by express, subject to examination.    Kr-  I araine It at your express ollice, and if you find It exactly u  wo represent It and entirely aatlafacwry. par tha  " express agent our special price. tf.3i and  _   ,, ., r,,,..��express cnarge<     This,is a finely finished.  _ Pg-^ffa��5gggg~g��SgSgggS"Sr^J����Sw5Srol'nlar *9WI Stradlvarius model violin,  ���jg������ES^^5"^,ig5rar^mir~^^^ colored, highly polished, powerful  ^j        ajid swoot Ln tone.    Complete with Una  A>^ '^/J ���-*-" -���^ bow, extra, set of Etri&gs and resin.   A genuine  gSjg^i^iag'gj'r bargain at the price.   Buy direct from us and eave tho dealer's proa*.    ,  John \foi! & McFarlane, Box W- L, Toronto, Out.  BEETLES'AS  UNDERTAKERS.  It  When They  Fintl  a  Dead  Animal,  I-i Burled for I<'n(nre t'sa.  Fc-ople often wo in! or what becomes of  ,,       rnntiKed.  Contractor���Did  you  offer that alderman SfiOOvas 1 directed?  Secretary���Y>s, sir.  .   "How did he act;"'  "He looked insulted."  "What,did he sr.yV" .'     ' <-  "lie said I ought to be in the penitentiary." '  "What did he do?"  "H�� took the money."-Chicago Trib-  I1Q*.      r it  LAXA-  LSVEH  Cure constipation,' biliousness  sick headache and dyspepsia.  Every pill guaranteed perfect  and to act without any gnp-  OB'B B Q iri?' wealc<*ning or sickening  ITI&.B.9   effects.    25c. at all druggists.  Soycro colds are easily cured by the use  ��� I' liickle'ss Antii-CoEsiunTJihe Syrup, a  uiL-dioiuo of extnioruiruiry penetrating  inu healing properties, "it is acknow-  leujricl by tiioso who have used itms being  ci.e h<jst, incciniirje polddor coughs, colds,  una nil utVei-tious of the tbroat'and chest.  Its iigii'ijablem^s to tho tasw. makes it ��  (avurne with ladies aud .children.  Wolf at the Door.  They were barn storming in Arizona.  "Alas,'we must starve!" "walled the  penniless heroine. "The wolf is already  at the door."  Instantly the sympathetic'audience  drew six shooters.  "Let him in, lady," said tbe spokesman; "thar's a bounty ov $12 on wolf  6calps in this state, an we'Jl git it fur  you."���Philadelphia Record.'  She  IvncTT.  A Sincere Tribute  "Gilfoyle takes a broad and statesmanlike view of national affairs," remarked  Callowbill.'  "May 1 ask what you mean by a  broad audstatepmaulilce view?" asked  Gummey.  "Why, eh���er���Gilfovle thinks as 'I  think."  . Casey* .Viler CIreTiiiiHtaticcN.'  "Pfwat wuO yoz uo if Casey called  vez 11 liar?"  "Pfwhicli Casey���the big: wan or tho  little wan?"   '  Minard's, Liniment Cures DipiMa.'  A  .Harried  Man'.*  ObBervntlou.  Thompson���That couple who moved  in across the street from us hasn't  been, married  very long.  Johnson���How do you know?  Thompson���She trues to the gate with  him every morning when he starts to  work and comes out and watches for  his return' in the evening.���Ohio Stato  Journal.  >:uo very   much   Intoxicated and  ���v s salary nearly all spent, I threw  itfan-\     r aud  determined to make an  -��*w coml^Ve OUl* hoino trom tho ruln  '  -"Ti at a 11 hazards.    I  sent for  it in  fe'&ffVf'^^^^criptlon and put   *- Vato ,1   ns, ^^cted  next luornlng and  S>0'Vii;    r 8lUff antl  ho WIS tnklnjr a dislike  SK.'^-, ''�����     It    Who.   n..i...  �����_' a.      r ... ../.....   T  '1 JdArii T',19 OMl>* too true, for beforo I  . ��1,Tpi  i.litu th0 f,l]l course ho Iind etop-  'i wm* 11 ���"* a";oget,hor, biit I kept giving  '^r,[,t   l,lnV tui ib��"��s (rono, and then sent  ^ ��� Miinqri       1    fc to havo ou hund 1 f bo should  S*vr S >(0^,''n," ho had done from hls.promlsos  1 ��*u aV ,ii0 noyer has, and I urn writing  $ i n "I18. lottor fo tell . you how thankful I  fe ,,'moas��^tl7 bollovo ib wlllcuro the  i * nt, /r.?11I,tJlefc ,n plain, sealed envelope,  V ' -rnnri' '' 8iv!ng tostiiinoniuls . nd full In-  f' *��In IniLT1' \^ith directions how to tako or  * '��� ou(|��n^rSamaria,ProscrIPfcion- Corrc-  i   ., uuu��nC6 considered^ sacredly, confldon-  * Jjrdan ol e8f ^he S'lriinria Remedy Co.,  ^Qetreot, Toronto. Ont..-.  MN0T PAY CASH!  D lnpnra treni ent.  "There is a great,deal more in Ifer-  bcrt's mind than be chooses to say,"  remarked Kthelinda.  "There'd have to be," said her father savagely. "Otherwise they'd have  had him iu an asylum long- ago."���  Washington Stm-.   SORB FEET.-Mrs, IS. J. Neill, New  Armagh, P. Q., writes: "For nearly six  mouths I was trouhled with burning  acho3 nnd p��lus in my tout to such ��nex-  tenc that 1 could not- sleep at night, and  as my feet wero Imdly swollen I could not  wear my boots for weeks. At la-t I got a  ooctle of DH. THOMAS' .KCLEOTKIC  OIL and icsolvcu to trv it, and to my as-  toulshment. I got almost instant relief,  aud tho 0110 bottle accomplished a perfect  euro.  Hiram (describing his" trip to London)���! went Inter the stores an got In  one of them things that take you right  up tew the roof in a jifl'y���wtiat d'yer  call 'em, Marthy ? -  Martha���Them's shop lifters���Nug-  eets.  b     ...-��������� .��� i;   i.      ),,���      ^  Dear Sirs,���This is to certify that I  have been troubled with a lame back  for fifteen years.  T havo used three bottles of your  MINARD'S LIKMIENT and am completely cured.  It gives ine great   pleasure to recommend it aud you are   at   liberty  to use  this in any way to   further   the  use of  your valuable medicine.  .Two Rivers. ROBERT ROSS.  the dead mice aiid dead birds, for,  though birds and mice arc constantly  dying in "urge numbers, hardly one is  ever to be seen. The fact i.s that tliey  nre buried by booth's. IJuclm'er gives a  hiief account of them as follows:       ' '  '.'Several, of them'unite together "to  bury under die ground, as ,focd and shelter for their young, some tleiul animal,  such as a mouse, a toad, a mole, -a bird,  etc. The burial is performed because the  corpse, if left above ground, would ci-'  ther dry up or. grow rotten or be eaten  hy other animals." In all these cases the  young would perish, whereas the dead  body lying in the earth aud withdrawn  from the outer air lasts .very well.'  "The burying beetle goes to work in a  very well considered fashion, for they  scrape away the earth lying under the  body so that it sinks 1 ' itself deeper and  deeper. When it is deep enough, if is  covered over from above. I'f the situation is stony, the beetles, with united  forces and great efforts, drag the corpse  to some place more suitable for burying.  They work so diligently that a mouse,  for instance, is buried within three hours.  But th'ey often .work on for days, so as to  bliry the body as deeply as possible.  PVom large carcasses, such as> those of  horses, sheep, etc., they only bury pieces  as large as they can manage."  There can be no doubt of the intelligence of these strange insects, as' a gentleman discovered in a rather curious  way. He desired to dry a dead toad,  and for that, purpose he fastened it upon  the top of an upright stick. The burying  .beetles, however, yvere soon attracted by  the smell, and, finding that they could'  not reach the load, they undermined the  stick, causing it to 'fall with the toad,  which was then duly buried.���Our Animal Friends.   . '  FOB THE  Made by the celebrated firm  of Aoit & Wiborg.  Tho latest and bast. ���  -' News, Miscellany,  Serials, etc,   Beat ia ���  the world.  Cast by th�� "Oat-  ling" Procesi. Th��  only plant of - the  kind in Canada.  Of all  make* and'  kinds���new and ��e-  cond hand.  HI  1  NTS  Unequalled by 'any other lu  Canada, in matter, paper and  presswork.  Md CARD  stock  All Kinds for Printers  Ji  THEY NEVER -KNEW   FATLURE,-  ' "areful obi-ervatinnjQl the effects of   Par  ���neleo's Vegesftble*"Pills   has   shown   thai  hey ace immediately on the   diseased or  /ans of the system and stimulate them t<  ,ealthy action.    Thero may   be  cases   ii  irhich the di-ease Ims   been   long   eeate  nddoes not easily yi-kl to medicine, bu  ���cen In such cases sho=e  pills   have   bee  cnown to bring relief when all other  so  ailed remedies have failed.    Tnese asser  Ions can be sulxrHiuiated ov manv  wh<  nm-f used   the  Pill*,   and   inrdical  me;  ���ipeak highly of their qualities.  TORONTO TYPE FOUNDRY CO;  (x-i^veit-ex*))   . ,  : 175   OWEN    STREET,   .  WINNIPEG.  Head Office:   Toronto.  Pacific Coast Branch:, 520 Cordett  Street, YanconY��r.  k   -  Cruel.  "Don't you thiiiK'it is cruel to keep  tbose feathered songsters iu a c-ngeV"  asked tbe syinpallii-iie titan.  "I do," answered Mr. Parker. "When  I lliiuk of those pnmpeivd pots bein.;  fed aud tended and left with no object in life except to wake a man who  Is suffering for sleop at (5 a. 111., it  seems' simply inhuman."���Washiugtou  Star.    '.  "Why are you cursing that man?"  A "1 ast blm I'er a nickel to'pay me way  home." ��� ������ . ' ���' ��� y  ".Well, wouldn't be help you our?"  "Naw.   He wanted to. put: me on de  car aud pay do mouey to cleconductor."  DeCermined.  An Irishman who had taken a. seat in  1 theater otbV<" than the one bis reserved died' called Tor was remon-  straled with by Hie usher, who insisted  on bis getting ti|J and giving bis seat  to the rightful purchaser.  '���("���wan wid ye," excitedly retorted  the Celt; "the sate. Is tuoine.au Oi'll  slunndtip for me roights'ef l'hev.to sit  here all nolgbt."���Richmond Dispatch.  CSKOQHOaoV  ;   "   y "'SCR IP'for Dominion Lands aud  t ��� >AVE A LARGE  DISCOUNT.  >Jnces and  fnir information  apply to  ^ Alloway & Champion,  INKERS  AND'  BROKERS  llur Winnipeg.     ',  'J<    f *V ;'-!l'X'',nic'(- of ll>o MERCHANTS' BANK  nVO^PA.'or the "UNION  >t to j  Ol  BANK OF  ���V^.VUA ln.Manitcibn or the West  4?hiu  ^u"-iU��nr!'iLl'1.h, I-a-lt08 I>����ltlve .extiedltion  m iceMsful: eigteb native   towns  liar-  "I'K   I,  l'^i destroyed.  Liniment Cores Distemper,  ', .Uncle mil's .'.Idem;.:  Some people like to be generous Just  io brag about it: ' .'��� -  Where ignorance Is bliss a-fellow can  make a fool of himself to his. heart's  content. ��������� .;'���������  Don't .judge by the eye alone; some  men look like pigs and some pigs look  like  men.     ' " ' . ���   '  Tbe people who get the .most enjoyment out of life are those who make It  enjoyable for others. ���'������  There arc some men who make spectacles of themselves and then seem to  be sorry tbey are not a whole show  wiudow.-Clevelaud Leader.  Save the Babies.  Thousands of them dio every summer who could be saved by the  timely use of Dr. Fowler's Ext.  of Wild Strawberry.  Heart and  Scale. |  ! Once upon a time two young persons  ventured abroad in knickerbockers and  wore Intently stored nt by a man.  'Tuibber neck!" cried one of the  voting persons lu great anger. .  ��� "How superficial of you!" esclalmed.  the other reprovingly, "to blame the  ma���'.s neck for the fault of his heart!  While they were' IJhus differing between themselves the man escaped unhurt.���Detroit Free Press.  fc.-'%* X1IC1C      eJ  w��) safe and  s<  ;^Athe  diarrlio  There is not a mother  who loves her infant but  should keep on band during the hot, weather a  bottle of Dr. Fowler's  Extract of Wild Straw-  ���V   berry.   '  ' \y     There ts no remedy so  **'      " 'so effective for  bcea of infants,  and none has the endor-  sa'tion of so many Cana-  ^ V' dian mothers who havo  proved its merits, and therefore speak  with confidence. One of these is Mrs.  Peter Jones, Warkworth, Ont., who says r  "I can give.Dr. Fowler's Extract of Wild  Strawberry great praise, for it saved my  baby's life. She was cutting her teeth  and was taken with diarrhcaa very bad.  My sister advised me to get Dr. Fowler's  Extract of Wild Strawberry. I got a  bottle and it cured the feaby almost at  ence."  Sarcnaiu,  Here the poet railed bitterly.   "It is'  absurd  to pretend   that  my  lines are  not worth printing!" lie protested.  , ''Vou lire a conceited ass!" retorted  the editor hotly.    "You' think just because you don't know what you mean  iu your poetry that nobody else knows  what you mean!  Bali!"  It was a crushing thing to say, aud yet it were perhaps  better said,���Detroit Journal.  Minard's Liniment Cores Burns, Etc,  Wasting  ."So Opporlunitles.  Iu the interval La-tween coffee and  toothpicks the two men who had been  dining at the Ftvenneozy club fell to  discussing a personal friend in this  in a 11 nor:  "Millsaps Is far from well this summer."       -.  "I know It.  He looks like a corpse."  Whereat n solemn 'looking person sitting at the next table wheeled about in  his chair and tendered his card, which  bore this inscription:  . "O. I. Plantum, Undertaker and Em-  balmer.  Funeral Director., Flue Livery  and Rubber Tired Carriages a Specialty.   9S9 Doloros Avenue."  "I beg pardon, gentleman," he said,  "but don't forget nie when tbe timo  comes. That's, my business. I take  care of 'em when tbelr friends are  done with 'em."���Chicago Tribune.  A PURELY .VEGETABLE PILL ���  Parruelee-'s Vegetable Pills are compounded from roots, herbs and solid'extracts of known virtue in the treatment  of liver and kidney complaints and in  giving tone to the '.systom whothor enfeebled by overwork or deranged' through  excess In living. Tbey require no testimonial. Their excellent qualities are  well, known to'all those who have used  them and they commend themselves to  dyspeptics and thoso subject to bilious  ness who are in quest of a beneficial  medicine.  Use the. safe, pleasant, and effectnnl worm-  killer, Mother Graves' Worin Exterminator:  nothing equals it. Procure a bottle and  tako it home.  .Vot  I,ike  the  Admiral.  Ilaniacre���Thev say that big  huge nit ihe fair is the biggest  raised iu the state.  Crawfoot���Yes, and they wanted to  call it Dewey, but somebody raised  an  objection.  flardacre-Wliat fur?  Crawfoot���Said a big bead didn't  sound well with the name Dewey.���,  Chicago News.  lime you tried Holloway's Corn Cure? It  has no eqpal for removing tho?e troublesome  excrescnoes, us many have testiiied who  havo tried it.  ^      1900  Parties contemplating ihe'trip are inviled  to write for particulars of '.personally conducted-or independent' tours .from Winnipeg  roW, HAB.DW1CK HARRISON, ,  Director of the '; Gouin "   School  of La'n-  guages' and Picprcsentati.ve of Thomas Cook  & Son, of London and New York.  A-ddres*?, '375'Slain' Street,'Winnipeg.  T-'.t  ��-*ffl  h  (Ml  QUm SEPARATORS ,.. .  If you keep cows you cannot afford to be  without ii CREAM SEPARATOR, and if you  want to have the. best, most moderate ia  prite, and on easiest terms, apply to  R.A.   LISTER" &   CO.,   LTD.,  232'Klntr St.,'Winnipeg:,'"'.  Deii.Ts in Dairy Supplies  and Produce, Oas-  olin j Ensi'iO!*.   Horse Troail  l'oweys,  EIc,  LUCAS, STEELE & BRISTOL  Importers of Groceries  Write HS.Hainllton.Out.  Circle Teas  -t.S.&.B.Coffe����  Ia. S. & B. Extract*  X.S.&B. Splcea  tnl  w,  u.  Eniy.  "You are using a new kind of soap,  aren't you?" asked the regular patron In  n High street barber shop.  "Yes," replied the barber as he poked  the lather brush in the corner of his, victim's mouth for the.'steeuth time.,    j  "Ilow could you tell' it wasn't tbe  same?" '  ,   ''Kasy  enough.     It doesn't   taste any-  thiuir like tbe other.'*���Bangor News.  I  HIGH , GRADE, ��� PLOWS,:  SEEDING -MACHINES.  Carriiijje.-,   Wilsons,   llnrrows,  \\ iudm11!s,  &c.    COC1CSHUTT 1'IOIV CO.,  Winnipeg.  5 E Cut tW�� out &nd retuiv  fH'io   uj.    with  uamo ol  your nenrnst eipreis  oIKm  and wo will Bend this watcb  for J-ou to exumlne..  It la uj  face,   Rold-pL-iteil.   duet   uwot  !���. handsomely ecKravnl. fitwd  lth Ameriaui mliOuJ 7J<jw��u��4  stL-iu wladuid aot movement,  lady'i or petit'��   ��lio. It Ut ft  pood time piece, equal In ��j>-  I'i-ariince to  a. t'iS.fiO watch.  imd   l��. Just  the  thins   for  trading  fiurp,w<��.     If,  on  CJirolul exinnliiatlonyou ar��  convlnreif    this     wTitcl)   li  worth far more thun wo ask.  pay tlie oxjire-w , ��irtnt   *3.SS  and oxproja cliartrea and  It la  J011"    perry IVatti. Co.,  WIj Toronto, Coil.  THE MOST DURABLE  ON THE MARKET.  -S^351��i"!5??$5S  ^>^"r*a^% pJ^^1 "JiMi^aMi'i v��w*r- 4W" *--;i*r5:!^ii 3WS3ZSEHSffl352ESKd  -u,,,,  '    '-<  4���  ���   1'  ,- i'r  'j i,    i -. ���  ���.��- ,   i��  , '< ';'���  ���'. *  ���     ' *v,   iJ. "  c  - :'j* ���*'?  '*> A ���'*'.;' ,'  ��� ���>'. ���    ���'��� i .  ,-tt   ,  iy  -,if -I ;,.' ' ������  - "  ".       ' .'  >l'H "��� '" >; .  '��� :?''*.&'���, i  -tr   -       r     -  i. "Ii.'i I  ' -    v  ���ti.yi'i.   A  i'">T;y ''--i- ;  ���-���S"-    .';     ,-���  I wJ1'"   -* '��>''.  :$#���/".: ������  rS?v.i Ai' !i  ���'T*? :'' ' ��� -   '���-'  .-,><*', '-i.    ,    tr  .a'ij"''i--,!';��� ;!  ��� iici at-i ��� f ������  /J '., v.':).,- ,  ���it    -,"f, . 4  W'V  �� ��'!���):'���'  ��� t|' '   *.!  .! \\!"   '',  ���''il''' i-i  ��� 7> >:,  /,J A,.   - v  .1  -  1  4  ".    1  I  '-*���  1       ''  f     .1"  f;  <��� ���'  I  ���:.?",  i��fltt^afc��gfle*ftarett^  ataasysjjar.-iftr3raftjjj.rai  SS^^^iS^K.*^^^  THE I07IE LEADER MQYIE - BREWERY *' B' 008TigAN'a' ��'ll MclNN  Published in the interest of the people  of Moyie and East Kootenay.  SSirxn & MUSG-EAVE,   -   -  Publishers.  JOSEPH 'NEIDE-RSIPA-DT, I'rop,  Lager beerjsokl by tbo Tteg or dozen  bottles*  on-jcc;   Jijuili of CjiHinicrco I"'dg,  RATES OF SUBSCRIPTION'.  One Year.,  .?2.00.  BottledlBeer  in Stock.. .'-.  CRANBROOK,  B.C.  SATURDAY, NOV. 11, 1S99.  c. r. k. -oisfeat-kd.  Just one   year   ago . the -Canadian  Pacific railway company were grading  for their Biding at the   foot   of Moyie  lake.    They were also clqaring a piece  of   ground   upon .which   they   were  going to   build   a   town   that  would  "cause the grass to grow in the streets  of   Moyie,"    as   Col.   Bray ton,   their  agent put   it.    One year  has passed  and   Moyie   is still   on   earth.   But  ' Where, Ohy where are Moyelle and the  colonel?   Moyelle is depopulated, the  windy,    irrepressible    and, pompous  colonel is looking  for suckers  in  thc  Lardo-Duncan conn try, and thc  Canadian   Pacific   railway, company   for  , once has been defeated,   The people  of Moyie, to a man, "/stayed  by .their  town. , Had   they  weakened  the  result would have   been different.'    One  year ago the Leader said- that while |  the C. P. 3��. had the well earned repu- j  tation  of   building  up or  destroying  towns at will, it believed that the  case  of Moyie would be an exception to the  rule.    And it was.  Outside Orders Given Strict Attention.  F"i  tf*��%*.l  LEWIS THOMSON  Notary Public, Accoujt-  ' .,  tant,   commisskw.^sand  Insurance Agent.  Moyie, B, O.  Wholesale   and  Retail Butchers.  SAW AND- PLANING MILL,  Assayer and  Metallurgist.  W. F. GUE.D,  HAUKISTKI', SOLICITOR, ETC.  CRANBROOK,   . ' B. C.  SHOPS    AT  Fernie , "   '    Fort Steele  Cranbrook Moyie Wardner  All Kinds of Rough,and  Dressed Lumber, Sash,  Doors and Shingles. . .  FOR PRICES  APrLV  OH  v,'Rifa  G*. R. MTJIR.  MOVIE,  ,B. C.  r.  3BE  CKANIJROOH,  ii. C.  ~#"  \llf  MERCHANT TAILOR,  CRANBROOK.  . i  Repairing Neatly  and   Promptly  Ex-  "' ecuted.    Special Attention Given  to Mail Orders*   '  There is no question but Oom' Paul  got his work in on Ladysmith.  Movie's Christmas  tree   entertainment will surprise the natives.  Suits  Made to   Order.  McVittie;& Hutchison,  Fire and Life assurance, Min��  . Brokers, Land .Surveyors and  Conveyancers,  aud  Notaries  _ Public,  t,cavo Ol'tlot-8'iit  I.oaUor   OflT��o< IrtOYIJE.  A. STAPHENSON,  r. i       '  Architect, Contractor <��� and  'Builder.' .Complete    plans  .    Furnished   and   Estimates  Given on all kinds^of*work  ,, ,    free of'charge. .  Moyie, B. C.    .  >&E>  s$>  BEST " m   THE   WORLD^^ajj^  -o-  Is . the only sticky fly  paper made. ��� We'sell it  and offer no substitute.  ' Fly poison, Felts, Insect  Powder,, and all things  uqcessary to mako clifo  n .worth Hying.  HOPE & BEATTIE,  MOYIB,  33.  C     '  Fort Steele Brewing Co.'s  ���    i i   *  LAGER BEER.  When*- in Ukas,buook Call   at The  PIONEER  Why?   Because It Has the Pure Malt Flavor,  -o-  FORT STEELE, B. O.  ' ' Captain Dreyftts fieduis to have  crawled intb a hole and pulled the  hole iu after him.  uia&wKuqc&igir^rtarO*  When mine owners resort to importing Italians to work their  mines, it  is  ' high time to  enforce  the  alien   labor  law.   .    '���  TnrtgTn .n'n * r "rr���ri**M-* ^-�������->.  It wilb probably interest British  Columbians to learn that tho cylinders of the United Slates battleship  Oregon were made from iron mined  in the province*  ' ���- Tlie people^in the Bo.undry country'  are getting a Couch of the -same mail  service which the people' along the  Crow's Nest road were .experiencing a  year ago,  ���     GO   TO   THE1  I-  ronlo  Clo  c  -For your outfit.    The largest stockin  East Kootenay.    '  i ���  i" '  REID & CO.,  " ' - Cranbrook, B. 0.  PATRONIZE  WHITE LABOR  by Sending Your Work To th&  Lake Shore Laundry.  tTHILIP CONRAD, PhoI'.   -  j  GOOB W'ORK. TRrOES   REASOXABLK  Tl  tsrzys- tysrifs *^s~7^r j^s,- /$j, *.y.~z$? s^mji, ^���^5,7^-^-/^^^" t^stj^ct^stt^x iytrv,r lyr-xii  k . - ' J  Tho only houee   ih   East Kootoiiay *  li'tated throughout with holair.- '\  First class in  every  respect., Special  3  rate's to boarders. , Good sample room   T,  lor conimerciaLmon. 0 ���       \  j-.THB-  COSMOPOLITAN  And see the largest slock _ in  East Kootenay. We have  - everythiiig;tyou .require in  shelf and builder's hardware,  paints, oils/glass, stoves and,  tinware.' Tinshop in connection.       ���    ���  G. H. MINEIl; Prop.,   GiiANBROOk.  r}  HOTEL.  *  I  European plan.    Open day,and night.  SMAM, ib MUSr.UAVK>-Proiis.  k  CRANBROOK,  -   B. C,}  .���rfz.rf/_!^7 rfi.s*rs'^j��r..rfrji?7jrJ7_s5aLs����-5ft; s��r jrfr_iAjL\iV_r^ ax*j r>�� s& .rC-z,^ ��Ai id.  New Denver Ledge : The club solo  how being played by England against  ivruger will be hard on Paul. He Will  lost1 nearly all his diamonds and  hearts, h.1 though he may take in a few  spades. The old man will soon lerrn  Ihe folly of playing against a etroug  ���'widow.'1  '���tmotgcBr  Hew Denver Ledge: Paul ICruger  is called Oom Paul by the Boers, Oom  means;our or unole. Paul was not  born in Bruce as some people" tbink.  He is a fine old man, but will likely  change Iris name when the Kootenay  contingent locate him from Oom Paul  to Our Denais,  Id 1/ilY"   "-"J^ggsy-  ' Christmas is "coming. G-et  3rour pictures taken to send  home. ��� PBEST, the .photo  ���j-raphor, Will visit Moyie g  ceach Saturday. Flashlight,  pictures taken at the Moyie  'or at your room or house.  Leave Voul* Orders at once.  Ko lime'to delay.'  freest & jdo.,  Photogruphcrs,  Cranbrook*     Moyie,     Fort Scelo.  BOOTS    AND    SHOES  I ^ l 11 f        Ci      '  Repaired and Made lo Order,  R, A. SMITH, ,     Moyie.  .MOYIE   CLOTHING  CO.'S   BT0RE.  qietnu tin�� ���  '        LAUUDRY.  Good   washing.    Jfo  chemicals   used.  Prices heap cheap.    Near "Moyie hotel.  The Boer farmers in the Transvaal  seldom read newspapers. They come  to.Pretoria in droves, pitch their tents  in an open square, ancl then adjourn  to "Oom Paul's" residence, where  they are addressed by the president,  who' posts them on public affairs.  This serves the farmers in place of a  newspaper, which they very rarely  see.   The Boers idolize Kruger.  ALL CLIMES  CONTRIBUTE  to our stock, and the  Gathered here are not, surpassed in quality or freshness.  Only such goods as have distinctive! merit are permitted  to enter our stock. Low  prices do not prompt us to  buy articles of.inferior grades.  The. best of everything is here'  at moderate prices.  lacEachern &  B'  iP  NEW JEWELRY  STORE. " .  High grade  watches   a  spec-  , ialty. p A nice line of eugajie-  ,  ment,  and    weddinjy    rings',   .  broaches, blouse  sets,  bracelets* chains, etc.    Orders  by   ���  rhail     solicited.      All,   work,  ,   and goods guaranteed,to give  -   satisfaction* . v  W. F. TATE,  Cran-brook, li. C. JEWELER.  A FULL LINE OF  remner,  CRAM,BROOK;,B. c.   ���   ',���';'������  Dryg-oods, Gents' Furnishings, Boots  and Shoes, Crockery and* Glassware,  Groceries,- Flour, Hay,1 and Oats.  Letter orders promptly attendis-.* to  rKICES'  .-RIGHT.  There can be  nothing better, in  plate, than Henry Birka  & Sons' spoons and forks.  They are extra heavily plated with  pure silver. Burnished nnd finished  entirely by hand.  The uuder metal Is the finest grade of  .nickel-silver, the,metal that has made  the best grades of English Plate, famous  the world over.  Made in their own factory in  Montreal, and sold direct from  manufacturer to consumer.  Write for illustrations.  TEA SPOONS  Fiddle and Old Eng-lish  Queen's and Bead     -    -  POST TAIP.  PER DOZ.  $3-oo  '4.00  OTHER    DEFTG.  Diamonds  Sterling  Silver  Watches  etc.  Henry Birks & Sons  Birks* Building*  MONTREAL.  JLeN��:I45USEo  o     (CITIZEyu 0I-' CANADA)  LAUNDRY,  Wash,  Iron   and   Darn ..First  Class.  Prices cheaper than anybody.  Jewellers to His ExcellcDcy  the Earl of Minto.  Prices Given  and   Orders  Taken on  Everything'..  in 'the Printing  Line at the  THE   LAKE   SHORE  Barber Shop.  Corner Victoria st;  aud Queen'a ave.  "VV. A. HAWIIaTOJ", Prop.  A  DORA     &   BREMNER  Are cutting 200 cords  of  wood to supply the town  . of Moyie.    All lengths at '   '  - Reasonable prices,     '    '  IN        KEGS  AND  UOTTbBS.  BREWEE7.  ������I'RliWKUS  OF���*  1 .FINE LAGER   BEEBj  AND PORTER . . .  Orders Promptly attekdkd to.  R. Rie terer and Co., Props..  NELSON, B! C  MOYIE,  B.  C.  MOYIE,    EAST KOOTENAY, B. C  .    '        The above hotel is,  neatly   furnished.  Board $5.00 per week  Per day $1.00 and up.  The bar is supplied with  the bost'brandg of Liquors and Cigar,-   Fort Steele Mercantile  COMPANY. ���(usiitEu.)-'-  We carry complete lines of  Dry Goods,  Groceries,  Hardware.  WINKS, LIQUO.RS   AND   CIGARS  at wuok/KHawi'.  Cranbrook,  ��� Fort Stoolo   ��� Witi-door.  CANADIAN PACIFIC  RAILWAY  AKD SOO-rPACIFIC LINE.  EAST and". WEST  To all points.    Oivr-.-   :iif-   f,nly   ifin.-cl  si-rvifc fiiMii Hi,-  KOOTENAY      OOUNTET  Through first, chiss slct-pi-i d;\il_v  to and fiom Kootenay Landing. Tourist cars pass Medicine Hat daily foi  St. Paul, Fridays for Muni real' and  Boston, Sundays and Wedne&da^ foi  Toronto.  A DAILY;  TRAIN.        :  EAST  AVJCS'l  ll:25lve.: .... .MOYIIfc A. . . .lve.S:52  ���: Connection '.fr'y-w'ecli-ly-.ut.-- Maclood  for Calgary and Edmonion, and dailv  at Medicine Hal for^'allApoima East  Connection daily at Kootenay Lauding for all points in West Kootr-nay  Slocim and Boundary districts, and  for Pacific coast and main line points  Via Revels toke. "  THROUGH TICKETS ISSUED and  BAGGAGE CHECKED TO  DESTINATION.  Cheap Kates to the Old Country.  Apply for��� Eatoe,' Map,, Time Cards, Tickets ��nd  *'UU luforuutiou to Neurenu.ociil  Affontj' or  ���6-'A. Gqw, Aoent, Moyelle..  BQBERT    KERR,    TraHic Manager,  W. F. AWDER80**; . E. V. COYI*.  T. I'. A..-seisoa,      A.fi: I-, A;, Vancorer  PS"  ��� ��i r  ���1  Wn  g.;rv;leask: ���  Jjiitc of ���Torp.n l'��.  Contractor nmi Builder-  PLANS/, AND   8riv('II.'"C,.vrii)N''*;  I-*aHN1811Kb 1'KKI'" OK ('llAHC.'il''  Those -(.'ontornplatlrR bui'ili'ifr ��"'" <)o W'  lot mc lifuro on  (.l!G**;coiilrn��:tw.   ^'rll��  ���      MOYIE and'CEANBKOOK.  to  in**'  fe$l  i'-l  III'  Oolocul has become uiscuu. ������-.  ^r^'*S*!*^^i*Ji*5j!**J&t'  S^SB^S^SSlfSHSK^N^BEmK

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