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Array <s>  J-s-^l^A/  Mi  V.OL. L MX 30  MOYIE  CITY, B. C? NOVEMBER 5,1898.  A YEAR.  AT MOYIE LAE  �� AN IDEAL TOWffSITE For Business and f  0}  Ui%,  I'W.M,  Q  W  W  Pleasure; as aBesidential Locality  Unequalled.  Situated on Moyie Lake. Excellent Fish-  ing, Boating, Bathing   and  Shooting.  Work was Begun Monday Morning-.  SECTION HOUSE, WATER TANK  The Grading for   the    Switch at   the  liugeno Concentrator Site Will  Soon Begin. '  St.  -1BACEEI) BY FM  ���B���^  Mines ail within'an hour's walk. Good water  supply. .Exceptional drainage facilities; Ha3  thc best prospects, ���   '  ^ The Busiest and Most Talked of Town in  # ��� ��� .   ��� ��� EAST KOOTENAY. \ .  '  n* -St**'.-^**^H**-^t*"*^2*l*'^a*2*^-ia��^o>^<��a.^c��.:  ���G.  CAMPBELL, Moym City,   B.'C     I  ���tr. >*��. a**- ^. a***- AStr. s*>, j&>. ^r. jzr. jcr. ^r. **, -j��-.  *��*��� ^Sk* ^u* >&,��� ^����.* '*��*." X* ��� ����%.��� >����.��� >v >����.��� *�����**.��� *>*��� >*��� V ;5?>��"  T-flE'.CANADIAN. BANK'OF COMMERC  IIos*. Gj.o. A. Cox, President.  4  I  41  !3. ��. Walk hit, Gen. Man.  PAID UP CAPITAL, $6,000,000.00 a   0-  The grading for the siding at the  foot of tbo.lake was commenced early  last Monday morning, ��� and all week  quite n number of-men and teams  bave been steadily at work. Tbe  water tank is finished, and the lumber  for'the section bouse is on (he ground,  but work on the building has "not yet  been started, Tlio company is having,a tract of land cleared, which, it is  said, they will have surveyed and en-  endeaver to start a town of' their own.  How successful they will be in the attempt is yet- to be' seen. 'As soon as  Contractor Nelson gets through grading at tbe foot of tbe lake he will immediately begin work on the siding at  the St. Eugene concentrator site, close  to town. This will give tbe mine-  owners an opportunity for shipping  their ore. ' , .  Lumber for the section houses at  Yahk and Russel creek sidings has  also been taken through Moyie. , Both  of'these stations are between here and  Goat river.  The depot problem for Moyin' is  still surrounded by mystery, but the  majority of the people are of the opinion that it will be eventually built in  ��� Movie. There seems to bo, one thing  certain, however, and that is that no  steps   have yet   been   taken    by   tho  MAMMOTH   RETAIL   EMPORIUM;  HARDWARE,  ������*  i' I  GROCERIES,  PRODUCE/  -    ���  ALL   KINDS  OF  Tin r17^rox-l^'  ��� DONE ���  TIN ROOFING A SPECIALTY.  I  4  4  CLOTHING,  Gents', Furnishings,  BOOTS and SHOES.  -PROPRIETORS   OF-  STRICTLY FIRST CLASS IN ALL DEPARTMENTS.  Cor. Victoria ��31.  an.c3L IMCoyloaA.-xt<=>.  3MEOTE"I3E3   CITY.  LOCAL   NEWS.  Accounts of Coipornrion.-vMcrcliai.is and Iiulivi.ki.il-! rt'cc-hvd on favorable terras.  SAVINGS   DHPASTMliNT���Dcj-oiit-- Of fl.00 and upward   received and   current  rates oi iuicii'S't uIKwod.  Dhift.s and credits Issued, jmyablc at all poiuus.   Exchange i>.nrcliated.  MO-SKY ORDERS��� ifoi sale, payable ut any poiu:.  m   nnesu  Oil  AHBROOK BRANCH.  J. W* H. SMYTHE, Manager.  r\- .'-V vlr ���y^.-Az _*�����*. ���v&.s^-.i-ir j��z.st-ix'>i-2Ar A^Ai-i. rf^Crjfc* rC-r, j-Jz_rf-/_jrtz_rf7       .:*�����_��  a**. Sir.  ���^���A^-AMr.A^'A^-A^^-^^A&^Z^^^^^^^^r.    A^.^^frjfj/  hi  company for placing it at the   foot,  of  the lake.  A largeyforee of carpbriters is still  employed at the end of the track near  Kuskono'ok. They are building a  hotel and station on piles at the terminus of the long trostle, which will  be used until the road 'is built into  Nelson. The "slip," which will be  uspiI in transferring cars from the  track to tlie barge is finished, ami tbe  barge has been ready for use for some  months. It will easily carry 26 loaded  cars, and a tug is now being built  especially for the purpose of towing  it. The new steamer ''Moyie," which  will carry passengers between Ivusko-  nouk and Nelson, was launched at  Nelson a lew days ago and will be  ,,ready for active service as soon as the  road is turned over to} the operating  dcrartmentaud a regular train service  established.  S. A, SCOTT, Prop  This hotel i.<now open to the public, and is well furnished throughout/ Koue.but tho best ^brands' of wines,-  liquors and cigars kept iu stpek.,     A       -      ;> '���',''���.    '  sriiM CLASS A'<JC6MM'dnA''IIO&&  AJOVIE ClTi'i B- .0  I  w  |  CA-MPHMLLi   A. T. GLAllKy y |  (ft  "What Accnuiitcct For lt.  The principal of a public-bchool has  been sending circulars]to the parents  asking for a written authority Lo "indict such punishment, corporal or  otherwise," as may in his judgment bo  proper. The following answer proves  that one of the parents, at least, was  pleased with.thc idea:���"Dear Sir,���  Your Hogging cirklar'is duly receaved.  I hopes, as to my sun John, you will  flog him jus so often as you like. Hees  a bad boy is John. Although I've  beeirin the habit of teaching him  miieif, it seems to me he will never  larn anithink���his epellin is sposhaliy  o'ttrKgusly deficiebt. >Vallup him  well, sur, and you will receave niy.  hearty thanks.���Yotivc;, Moses Walker.���P. S. Wat. accounts for John being sich a bad scoller is thivt he's my  sun by ^ny5wife's first husband."  Q.  *his SoteM^-HoW indwell Furnished,; The |  the'Be^jBrands otUm^^M^ *��$**& {  .Sct'sOrlliCtdH'a.  A long acquaintantrd'���a sis fco'teh  A weather report���a clap' of tliitri-  der.  The beat ilitigtrat-erf pa^e'r-^a' bank  ��� note;  The ���.Vomffln'B oldest cl��b--";the  broomstick.  The coining corn is a iniibMa tffo'Vc-  tt'en t O'rf itftsk-  A ^->yy,vf if; utMli- tfib b'tilf M&ti  HEADQUARTERS f  o-*~-  A.J  MMtitiGiAV.  W. H. Shira is' having a tustle with  the la grippe.  , A. S. Lyon, of Kilally's engineering  corps, was in town Thursday.  Frank JMciMabon   is   in   Craubrook  attending the trial of  Alex .llobinson.  Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Shae'have taken  charge of the   East   Kootenay" hotel  dining room.  ' ' i *  ��� J. VV. llobinson of Cranbrook was  in town Tuesday on his "way to the  Logging camp.  Miss Alma Iiudberg of Gem,' Idaho,  arrived in Moyie last Saturday and is  agnest at the Central hotel.  T. J. Elliott p.issed through town  oh' yesterday's west' bound train, of  whio'h he was conductor.  Mr. Armstrong, brother of XV. H.  Armstrong, the railway contractor,  waa up from Kuskonook the first of  the week straightening out matters,  getting everything in shape for leav-  the road.  Peter Lynch, Bill De Bars, and W.  H. Murphy left Thursday morning for  Slocan City, Silvertou and other West  Kootenay points, where they will  spend the winter mining and prospecting.  G. "Campbell and J. ,E. Musgrave  purchased tie passes over the Crow's  Nest road yesterday morning and  when last seen were jogging along  towards Cranbrook,-  The section gang working east of  here succeeded in, Jelling a splendid  specimen of the timber wolf neaY the  tunnel last Tuesday. When cornered  he made a desperate fight for his life,-  but the odds were against him.  When the residents of Moyie awoke  last Thursday morning they found  mother eniiii coveied with a beautiful  mantel oi a:n.-.v. l>y noon, however,  it had ivlmo-iii emii'uJy disappeared, as*  side from lhat'which foil high up on  the mountain*-, .  Mrs. G.,H. Muir and daughter, and  James Park are expected to arrive  here today from Grand Valley, Ont.  Mrs. Muir is coming here to join her  husband And Mr, Park is of the* firm  of Park, Mitchell ��fe Co.. the owners of  the saWmill.  C. Kauffnian came leisarly walking  into town from Kuskoiiook Tuesday  evening- Some people were cruel  enough to think that our esteemed  citizeii and hotel man had run up  against a blackjack game ivt Kuskonook rind went bfo'ke," and Was compelled to hit the ties for home. In  this theory, however, they were mistaken. Conductors On the western division of the road have strict orders  not to carry auy passengers..' Kauff-  irian ran up against' it "c'ori" who'  wouldn't lot him fide)* therefore lie  walked/     . y .  tie Found His Itln.ii. '  Constable J. M. Lindsay returned  to Moyie Thursday 'Svith Alex Robinson, whom he located and arrested  in Cascade City five oi six days ago.  Robinson was arrested on a complaint  file'd by McMahon Bros, on the charge  of obtaining money and coods to othe  extent of some tf30<~�� under false pretenses. The prisoner and witnesses  were taken to Cranbrook yesterday  where the preliminary hearing will be  held.   ���      " , '.     '"  Robinson is   pretty  well   known   in  this part of the country. .>Lasi, spring,  it will be (.remembered,   he   had  the  contract of clearing about 10 miles   of  right of way1 just south of Moyie, aud  was   frequently   seen   in  town.,  McMahon  Bros,  trusted   him   for camp  supplies aud cashed a   number  of   his  cheques   drawn    for   large   amounts,  thinking all would be   right  when he  received bis final  estimates.'   On   the  contrary, when he received his money  he skipped, leaving thc   accounts  unsettled.    It was learned   that he  was  working    ou     the    Robson-Pehticton  road   and    Constable    Lindsay     was  armed with a summons for his   arrest..  Mr. Lindsay displayed some skillful  detective   work  in   apprehending  his  man.    Robinson , bad   a  bridge  contract and Lindsay hired out to him as  a carpenter.    When he made sure  he  had the right man' he put  him  under  arrest and brought him here.  GENERAL NEWS  NOTES.  The big blast furnace at the  Nelson  o  (���������melter was blown   in-  last Saturday  evening.  The Bank of Toronto will open a  branch at Rosshond on or. about November 15th. i  Fanny Davenport left jewelry of the  value of ."jilOO.OOO. Also something  like half a million dollars' worth of  other property.  The Nelson branch of the Women's  council are turniug their attention, to'  the establishment of reading and recreation rooms and a public library.  Telephone communication lias'been  established between Nelson, B, C. aud>  the. far  away   southern   city  of   San  Diego, Cab-   Whenjthe line was   tried  the other day it worked splendidly.  Lillian Russell, the well knowu. actress,,is again free from matrimonial  ties. Signor Perugini, whose wife she  was since January 2nd, 1S94, lately-  received a decree of. divorce in the  Chancery court'ih Jersey City.  Just Whoro Tliey Are.  A poet asks: "Where are all the  maidens * fair . and high���Marie and  Alice, Maud and May. And merry  Madge with tbe laughing eye���And  all the' gallants'of yesterday, That  found us merry and held us gay?"  You want to know where  they   are,  do you?    Well, it is now 10 a. m., and  Marie is still in bed, and   her  mother  is yelling up the stairway   that if  she  doesn't come   down   right   away sho  won't get a   mouthful   of  breakfast.  Alice is putting a   little color  in   her  cheeks and pending her eyebrows preparatory to   running   clown   town   to  purchase a spool of cotton, and asking  to look at a   thousand dollars'  worth  of goods.   Maud is  hammering  away  at her piano lessone,- while her mother  is washing the breakfast dishes.    May  is sewing a big rip iu her dress caused  by a clumsy man putting his ' foot  oil  her train the night hefore> while Madge  hafing'/just finished putting her frizzes  up on papers'- has commenced to  read  "Blighted Love; or, The Jilted Court."  As for the "gallants,"   some  of  them  are   yawning  behind, store  counters,  some may be found in billiard tsislooha,  atid two or three iiie' wohderihg  hovv.  they can raise  funds, .'Without  pawning their dvercoats, to pay their   share  of the expense of the previous  night's  jamboree;   Oh \ we know where   they  are.���^-Exchange. ;  The lack of education which ' prevails in Spain is something astonishing. Any knowledge of modern languages and of contemporary history is  extremely rare even among statesmen,  courtiers, politicians aud journalists.  A company has been organized to  supply the mines of Rossland with  compressed air and the plant is to bo  located on Beaver creek, about four  miles below'Tiail on the east side of  the river. F. A. Heiuze is oue of tho  promoters of the scheme.  It is reported that another ' strike'  has been made iu thc Le Roi mine,  this time between thc 500 and GOO  foot levels. The strike is said to consist of eight feet of ore carrying over  two ounces of gold and a' percentage  of copper. The total value of tlie ore  is said to be #100 per ton.  The Crow's Nest PasdCoal company  is making every eiibrt tu meet the  enormous demand for its Coke, orders  for which aro coming in from nvury  side. 'The agent.at Nelson has been  authorised to send in all the'yetoue ���'.  masons he can get to tv'Ork an the 50  new coke ovens now under construction. The .wages ottered is ijiy per day  with' transportation paid both ways.  . I-ju     OU..  Tlie S.tf Eufg-'cuo.."'  ���i'JfrS' St. Eugene m'ifie i^ s&Ui to h'av'8   _,   . .   .. H��$hi' looked better thari at  the prcs-  ;MW>' 6ftftt Sty'tiiiflg iy ^m^lmf; iM^ iiiid thai theie  is plenty tit  v'��oyi-b cxtf-r,  AND MINING MEN.  ���������;���-      \V  Binrrsu cor.uMi:i,i.- �����;  n tidt-n'&tT'i ���ty/.fiA'  "Hi mxitti .& tibtii bl inky Mjti}'  sharper said1 \Vh'6iV ho got ti farmer   to"  ���^ss$as.s$s$��:��^  '���'-ZKiiZ-  es$.���$.Z-eeeH�� j writ6' his nam'e on- & Slf.**/ o* parter;  : j #$ 63 fe'very' hdtid. Tiief largo iSrc bid  i�� iielthy flrifeheih and a portion of tho  ih'^'h Save commenced stoping  &re  to  miHf  . Kiolr Strike uu the -i,sK*. .siioi-u.  ���'. While stripping the ledge on the  .Likd Shore clalia this week it fine  body of galena >vas uncoveredi; Thia'  strike was made about half way between the tunnel and .the; tippyr end  of thu claim.  ���I'ho New ViiitvcK Voaictiiiid.  Last Sunday at uiiie o'clock the'  new Catholic church at this place was'  dedicated/ IUV: Father Welsh at Hid  St Eugene .it-fission ofRcifitrtig. 'tlibtd  wa'S a good atteddande ptbitiiU.:  .  -    -   . xoTfui-:.  N'oticTe is horiib.V -,'ivtm that sixty (lays.-iftor  flute til! tend to ariply , io ihe Chief UOijimfs-  sioncr of Lamisi aiict Works.fo'r ticriuissioii to  purchase one li'uii.di'cd.arid &*������($ itereS Of Ifln'd  iu Southern h'ivision" of Wast JCoOtcn'icy .District;  \ii;A   .- . .,'.;''.  ' Criimciicif''**! lit C post' f-hheil At fli'e Ji'o'r'.ti  ittls't corner of Lot 000-t; ilfcu'ce i<VrtK -��0 cTtaius;  Whence Wost'-iu6lisLu'4, CheiicC son'th. -10 chains;  ihi'ircocast-JO'tiliiiins. .r. McKKX/rji: .  .DMtftfocttfb'rMtii.-Jsw.. f.2B ohe sbrrt and one subscriber;  A* >ves;t��n*; U]iit)i'i iiidltb Js: '-'Odd  6ou'ntry,-one fhig titid ono vvife-���it>  fact; one cvfirything; except drifiks.''  We should think he'd want more tbtftf I '.  ht   .. -��  I  *33^53SHSS��**'i2i*i"��^^  Qtj^nrenrrwrTvr^'r-���g-^-HMagssjgiaasatgi^^  hi-"*!��� -  j.'"t '* ,  : i   ,   i-i>  i ,  -ll  It ���**  -���  ���VJ >.  ,., ,t .i  "��� *-?,���-  -1-1 -  >y'  r, '.    '  A A,  0A  ��.-   .r '''���'II-  7' '��   '  in ,     -,  i   !' ���  ���' _  ,���--'"  ���'"' A .t  I "  l        t b *  j*  i   -. i  I.  i  !    ,  i !  JT!  MOYIE  SIT!  LEIB  Published in the ;jy(.c?est of the people  of J[oy;i>f;J����r��-if,f. Sast -Kootenay.  GREATEST MOVE.  BV  2EB*.J*EA.   M,   WISE,  1-. ,f. JSSxyXjtl,,  ���*>KA-VK,  -   -  lJci^Jlahers.  Editor.  i A3*.*: cr Funscuii'Tiox.  One  .12.00.  All  /jOijaiuiucations i�� two editor must be  fl('i",ii.iiKtj);/ij by the writer's name and addrocs,  " >' necessarily for publication,  "out as evidence  , '  .'i.iih.   /..IvcrrUinj rate* made l;uowu  , . ���i);.licutioi).  RATURDAY,   NOVEMBER 5, 1898.  All  A  ISIilGUT OUTLOOK  through   East   Koofenrvy,  many considered as rich, if not richer  in mining properties than West Koote--  fenny, .{hero aro indications of im  creasrd activity consequent on tho  opening of the Crow's Nest railway,  .furnishing tbe means of transporta-  tion for which the district hits so long  waited. Thero arc some 'frery ''rich  mines along (he line of the rail waj'  which will begin shipping-ore ;}tfst asi'  soon as (he  company accepts -freight  After .the fifth year of Mrs'. Osgood's  widowhood had passed away everybody  in Lebanon commence*! to say itivas.a  tliaiiie -that  sin?   didn't marry .again.  There had Ikh'jj .a liwe half .*> year before when, it-tt-emed as though there  was e, possibility .of ��ier doing such a  .tiling, and then jthe vacillating- public  had thrown up its heads in horror and  ,had declared that to so desecrate ihe  memory of a loved on�� hi such &��� short  time  was  saerilege pure- and simple,  ���uij} that n.o .rigrht-minded woman would  think of bestowing herself aa Qielpmjata  ppon uno-jlier before the lamente<J..Os-  good was cold in his (grave.   Four years  and p. ��� Jjalf was hardly sufficient, time  fop a person to.a.ttaina"st-ate of frigidity,  reckoning by Lebanon standards.   But,  when her cousin, -vvho had been visiting  her for a short time, went back east and  the severely censured widow very clearly   demonstrated   that  her intentions  had been entirelj- misunderstood, Lebanon, collectively and individually, began to lean toward the other side of the'  fence,   and  it wasn't long till it had  jumped clear over nnd was equally loud  in its renunciations.of a woman who  'of that character.. Beaides-these mines,  a largo and important section of country will he made tributary to.the rail-  wajr, which means wide mining- development in those parts. Coal and  coke from the pass wil.1 shortly begin  to move and the establishment of  smelters at convenient places may be  looked for. < Indeed the prospects for-  widespread industry could not be  brighter anywhere than they a-re in  ���Southern British1 Columbia at the-  present time.  There is already a growing demand  for labor in the mines, and the spring  promises a large accession to the industrial population. There has been  ;diflicultj' in securing, men to do the  necessary balksting on the road., but  it is expected the master of construction will be able to hand the line over  to the company (he fore part of No--  vember, about, which time the regular  frafhic, that promisee to do so much  for (his part of the country, will be  -established.���Nelson Miner.  the si.ooo ronii.  The editor of the Rocky Mountain  Celt won (ho prize of one thousand dollars oflered��by the syndicate of western:  editors for the best appeal poem toi  nepspaper subscribers to pay theiri  jsubbcriptions. This is the poem he  sviote:  Lives of poor Eicn oft remind us,  l/onest men dou". .staud a chance*  The more we ivoit theie grows behind us '  Uigger patches on our pants.  was selfishly-withholding fhe light of  her comely couu-tcnance from some poor  wayfarer whose path might need illumining by her presence.  , Perhaps the e-ne person in all Lebanon  who was moat, sii)pg:fely grieved by if rs.  Osgood's oft- rej>e_a.ted   and   eyidently  meant assortion"f#_>.at.!siie had no desire  to renounce her-Vr>iovwhood was Joseph  Lawrence,, Lawjsp^aee -was a retired politician, who for .sonie twenty-odd-years  had served his .cojihtry in one capacity  .and   another, *hvt.  who  had    at  last  grown tired of originating and executing scliemes for tho party's aggnuidize-  ment and had settled down on the proceeds  realized,   which,   though   large,  were not commensurate with the prodigious amouttfc-of work which he had  conscientiously performed. He had long  looked with covetous .eyes on if rs. .Osgood, and even when the repor.t .that she  hnd pronounced her ultimfttam hi re-  -gard to second marriages was tripping  from   tongue  to   tongue,   the natural  buoyancy of his nature prevailed nnd  he  bolstered iup   his spirits with the  hope  that the widow -had wisely de-  ���siined to set -up the ,tr.ue secret of her  heart '-to be pecked at. by social daws.  Hope did not jiii&y suspense, however,  and  in  order to relieve .the troubled  state of his mip.<l he decided to cooiteni  lil.mself no longer -wi,th second-hand decisions,   bnt io .apply directly .to the,  court of justice as administered by the  widow, for a yerdist,  Mr. Lawrence's experience -as a politician had bred in him an air of extremje*  urbanity when in the presence .of -women and children taken as a collective  part of a voter's possessions, but dealing  with one of the opposite sex at close  On our punts, once new and glossy,  Now aie stripes of dlirerenl hue;  All because subscrioers liuijcr.  And won't pny us -what Is due.  U)t us < hen. be up and doing:  Send \our mite however small;  Or when thc snows of winter strike us.  Wc shall have no pants ata.ll.  lt now appears that Jay Gould has.  placed a restriction on his will which  the courts would probably annul if it  came before them. This is the clause  requiring bis children lo obtain consent of (he trustees before marrying.  Eminent legal authority declares that  this provision of the will is illegal.  Both in, England and America the  courts bave uniformly held that all  contracts in restr.iint of marriage are  void upon the ground of their public  immorality. A restriction which is  contrary to good morals, to justice  ami to common sense cannot bo upheld bv law.  The Kootenay Mining Standard,  published at Nelson, is the latest venture in inining journals in the Koofe-  uaya. The Standard thoroughly  covers the field and con tains m uch  valuable information for, the mining  fraternity. The two districts furnish  a good territory for such,a publication  and D. R. Young is just the man to  have it in hand.  The much anticipated stampede to  the embryo townsite at the foot of the  lake is riot as yet perceptible to the  naked eye. We are afraid Colonel  Bray ton, the C. P. It. ��� agent, will experience much difficult}' in. persuading suckers toj bite at his optimistic  bait. It is even said that the suckers  in lhat end of the lake have quit biting since he appeared on the scene.  One peculiar feature about the  mine owners of Moyie and that is the  faci of them never soliciting aid from  government for building roads or  mines. When thoy  ��� build u and pay for  ���ere is to   it.  range and as a distinct individual was  soniethiiig- rarely essayed by the -erstwhile wilj* manager, and the morning  wheu he called on Mrs. Osgood to learn  whether or no there weregood grounds  for the rumors Hieji oJloat his maimer  g&ve evidence ot a trepidation such ius  lit could not svsriera&ier esrer to hare  11 cmnd ered in befcre*. The candid gripet'  ing which his Jwfcst.ess always extended  to callers, instead ot putting him sit  his case, only- served to bewilder hint  the more and, with & bluntness which  would have filled his diplomatic ��oul  with horror in a political move, he  went at tho subject that was responsible  for his visit.  "Mrs. Osgood," he said, between asthmatic catches of his breath, "I hear it  said throughout the village that you  never intend to marry again. My neighbors���your neighbors���our neighbors  ���consider this not only folly but a  positive wrong on your part. I see,  more clearly, perhaps, than.any other,  tlie fnllacj* of your conclusions and beseech you to reconsider, if gossip has reported you correctly. Mrs. Osgood, do  you mean never to marry again ?"  The lady's face was tinged with a  slight flush, and she heeitated a moment before answering.  , "Iteally, Mr. Lawrence,'' she replied,-  at length, "your question is a very  ���-pointed one, and I wos trying to decide whether or not* you have a right  .tor-expect an.: answer. .But as it is a  matter on which I have no reason to  maintain anjr particular fiecrecj*. I don't  mind, telling you that I am decidedly  prejudiced against second, marriages.  Suclvu course-rhight be pardonable.'.in  some cases, but in this instance, never."  Lawrence's countenance waa elongated  to a ridiculous degree.  "Since you have positively stated tliat  much," he hazarded, "perhaps you will  tell nre what is your reason."  She-turned in her chair till hei* gaze  rested on the figure of a boy, who was  trojning vines .in the garden beyond  tho wide drivewaj*. ..-.'���  ������"My life belongs to him," she said,  softlj', and the tears welled up in her  pret-ty ej-cs o,nd trembled on her long  lashes. "He is my only child, and so  long as I can keep him with me I shall  have no desire for another companion.  When he marries, which time, please  heaven, will never come while I live,  then I may consider the advisability of  ehoof.ing another husband."  ��� Lawrence sighed. In his calculations  of prospective happiness the widow's  son had never been considered an unknown quantity, and he knew ton degree of commendable exactness the age  of the young hopeful in question. He  wouldn't be 1G until the following December. The prospect was not very  encouraging. Under the laws of the  state it was highly improbable that he  should take unto himself a wife before  he was 21, and, viewing the matter even  from that extraordinarily favorable  standpoint, the old man's heart grew  heavy with apprehension as he thought  of.  the  years  that, must    necessarily  piapso befpre he poiild hope for a fruition of his plans.  , -"So r may take tijat answer as final,  I suppose?" he suggested, meekly.  She nodded. ' s  t "And when your son mafrifSj then,  I lake it, tlaem -vvjli be no h^.r/n. done  if J bring- .up this wtntler again,?"  ���"^g' }jfixm. certainly #ot,v jv/is the  ssailing rejoinder. "3_ytdon't think pf  that improbable ,e>vem. ft belongs  errictjy to -the far-away future." ,  .ThAt ended the politician's couri&hip  of Mrs. Osgood, and gradually ���the affection which he had .always cherished for  the mother  seemed .to be withdrawn  from her shri;i& .and .deputed .atrthe  ieejf of. the son- - Loratfi.'��>sgo>pd -urvas possessed of his mother's ardent disposition, un tempered by' 'her reserve, and  he returned tho -proffered friendship in  good, measure.  "The Ixij^a 3 6th birthday  and  four succeeding .one.s, finjne  and  -jvent, malting great red-letter dajrs in  .Joseph Lawrence's calendar.  When the  younger man was 20 to.me of ,tho native  Acuumess which Lawrence hadpartial-  ly repressed since his retirement from  politics again croppe'd out, and he^do-  ��� pided that it'w.as time "to make a-dex-  trous stroke.    He took young Osgood  .-Into his confidence. '  ���"Lorain," he said, one night, looking  iit the j-oung man sadlj', "I've made a  good many mistakes in my life, hut the  .greatest of nil was my neglecting to  sn&rry in nry early dajrs.   There's nothing so conducive to happiness and pros-  jpei'ity' as  an  early marriage.   "Think  i?ver it, my boy,.and if you find a face'  :an<i character .that please you ajid.tharf;  give  promise   of making  you 'hayppy,  -jilon't  mock  fate 'bj-- .vthrowing-   your  chance to 1'heiauravinds. You wouldn't  .mind marrj'ing 'by the time j*on are oi  .age, .would^you, Lorain?"  Lorain laughed.  -"No," he returned, "I guess not. "F'mU.  me some one to love, .and T will do the  rest.ia I half believe you are right, Mr.,  .Lawrence. , Earljr marriagres" are undoubtedly -to 'lie' commended."  ^Lebanon was beside Itself with curiosity when. Joseph Lawrence's sister-  in-law .and her daughter came down t��  -.the old   place  from the city to keej}  house1 for him.   There had long been a1*  rumor current that -Lawrence was -not  as generously .disposed toward his .relatives (H.s his circumstances' would permit,   and hisa sudden relenting was a  matter  for much surmising.    But all  guessing, invariably .ended in Lebanon  society congratulating itself -upon *t2ie  acquisition of a valuable addition to its  ranks -rh the person of Joseph   Lawrence's niece, who was a remarkably  pretty .girl)  and who., it -was hinted,  would inherit ��he jnajjor portion of the  politLc.allyvacQ..xured property.   Jfrs^ Osgood -was the-only one who, s-iewed .the  new-coraexs'.wlth>a]ajacu. 'She had jiev'er  objected,, to the strong attachment existing between   her -son  and  the   rejected suitor, but when it dawned upon  her -thai tlie .aifection was becoming a  family -affair in .which .the niece was receiving all-the homage naturally due  her from an earnest, -romaai&ie young  man,  her  fond mother's Itiearx -a-ehed  with an indefinable dread and she trembled at tbe thought of another woman  reigning supreme in her boy's life. ,  Just aftea* Lorain was -21 ��Tsoedecisive  blow came, Lorain himselsC was the one  to strike ifu  ���"Motlier," he cried, and he ���dre-w the  trim figure up close beside him, ���"I've  news for you���glorious news. I'm ia  be married, mother, soon."  ��She did not cry out. She-even -peased  to tremble, but .she did not answer.  "Why don't you say something*) skAV  er ?" he la*ugih.<*d) raising her pale,drawa  face and kisaing her. "Aren't you  giod?"  The joy that quivered in every line  of hi3 boyish face touched her heart  aud for his sake she tried to conceal the  pain.* ���    5  "I had hoped I should not hear that  news for many a year," she whispered,  "but. your happiness has always been  mine/you know."  "Dear mother," he murmured, fondly, "of course you know whom she is���  Irene Lawrence. Her people are more  than delighted with the match. The old  man is especially elated: The fact is,  mother, I think he has been the prime  mover in assisting me'to win her,"  Mrs. Osgood's memory took a sudden  leap backward.  "Ah, yes," she sighed, reflectively, "1  shouldn't wonder." :  '.'   .  They were married in the early Bum-  mciyand went 'away for a short torir  through, the west. The Sunday after  the wedding.. Joseph. Lawrence, i pro  tectc<l"by 'a double-plate armor of self-  assurance, made his second call on Mrs.  Osgood, He found her sitting near; the  same 'window' against whose light lier  wholcisome beauty had been silhouetted  on. the occasion of his first proposal,  His heart was less flurried than on the  first dajr, but his method of treating  the errand on which he had come was  hardly less abrupt.,  "Mrs. Osgood," ho said, "do you remember a little conversation wo had  in this.self-same place six years ago."  Great sobs lodged in her throat and.  she coughed a reply. '.His"own memory  was very active then aiid her words:  "Which,time, please Heaven, -will never  come while I live," thundered in his  ears and pronounced him guilty of  wrecking a mother's happiness. They  had taunted him a good many times in  the last few months, but never so loudly  as then. But tho politician had ground  his ax all but the finishing touches and  he didn't intend to let the grindstone  rest at that late day.  "Perhaps you'll recollect," ho continued, cautiously, "that at that time  you told me I could broach a certain  subject again after your son married.  Lorain has gone"���she looked out  toward the garden where her boy had.  worked that summer dajr six years before, and her tears fell fust. "Mrs. Osgood," and hia voice was very ffeutle  ind tender then, "are you still avense  to a second marriage?"  She looked around on the empty house  and the empty garden and then her eyes  7 0siM on Joseph Lawrence,  ���"'tVr" ���h-*' f.tiytj   <(T (lon't?>elipvo T nm."  Pi-dern TaKon for Job Work.  'rfie Leaper has perfected arrange-  raeats for taking'orders and handling  all kinds of job printing, and respectfully solicits ypixr ��rade. When in  nead.of letterheads, (billheads, envel-  opi'sj cards, meeiticket^ or anything,  in the.-printed stationery .line, -cdll -a(f  thislOfficeaudiinspeet-earnpies an'd get  prleas. lWe..guarantee; prices to bo afl  low'jSW3��aa be -received &t any-prisiiflg*  bouse iii the country. :��.efl'V�� -your  orfierswifch-tis and we nvttl -attead-tq  the rest. ,     ��� '  SAW AND PLANING MILL.  All Kinds of Rough and  D-Tfissed Lumlber. ... . .  VOX.   niTBFM AWJY tttl WrtlTTC  fB^mi Wm.B,a Mgr.  MOWTE CITY, H.  C.  OUS STOCK OF  Drugs, Sundries  AND-  Patent Medicines  Is now tho most cowplcto on the'liue. 'We solicit your .trade. ���* Special attention given to"  mail and out of town orders.  R. JS. jBEATTITJ,        :  r  w  r\  \yj<i  BBEWEIt^:,  -o-  ���-BEflWEKS  0'F-  ���^KirffB  AND  V. O.,Block,  CKANJlKOOKn B. CI  i   ���**<'  ���FXGLNiEER  WARE ST0I  SSOTTfcES.  2FINE 1*AGEK  BEEK  ^A.ND PORTER . .   . -.  ,  " <-OllDEHS 'rilOMPTCY  ATTENDED-TO.  R. Riesterer ^nd Co.,.Props.,  .NELSOM, B. ^.  JFOR PINE  .When"In Cranbrook call and  inspect our large- f>tock  of ,  PARLOR    3*.nd    COOK:  Just'received. 9?u'Il-line ci*f ghelf and  builders' hardware, 'sash and -.doors-on;  hand.. :.Glasspiunls-.ai\d oils. ;  , G. W. WTNER, Trop., 'CnXKBRodk. I  ABDRESB  -a    ,  -NELSON.   .',".���.  LILUfi   BROTflERS,  Tbe-above hotel has been recently-er-  eefced, .and -neatly .furnished  ihpeugh-  Gtbt. .���'.'���!  Cosy and Comfortable  Rooms.  ���    "The���bari's supplied -wikh   the  'best' ibtfloada -of liquors ^and  ���'   ''cigars.  Headquarters 'for -Mining Hen.  ���POSTOFnCE STORE;  D��'ftl��rs ln-  ^Batit & Slio^Oa  NELSON,'  'n fc  PATRONIZE  WHITE LABOR  .   ��y Scaidwig Yowr V/ork To the  Lake More Laundry.  PHILIP CONRAD, Sfebip,  GOOD WORK.     ���'        PR/tofcS 'RTBASONABLE.  Dry Grbods,  Groceries,  Provisions,  Stationery*  Etc., Etc.  Queen's Avc>iiiie,  MOYl��, 15, C  Lager!b"edrscii5 -^5'n��Te Keg or dofcom  bottles.   ,  IvAK:^ �� SHORE  Barber Shop  ^BottlediBeer  in Stock.. ..  Odtside Orders f<}iveii $t?rtct-A.t(xsYilion.  -AKD-  Bath Rooms  K. MUSttRAVJi,       -.      .  "MOYIE, 13. C.  Proprietor  If You  Want Anything  Dealers in  Fresh and  Cured MfcatS.  -, <i.__   W. P. TEETZEL & GO.,  ASAT)KJtftS9.  NELSON,  .B. C.  IN THE DRUG LINE OR  ASSAVEBS'    .SUPPLIES,;  Call on or vribe  NELSON, I!. C.  FOfcT'     STEELE,     ORANBllOOK>  WARDNER and, MOYIE CITY:  CANADIAN PACIFIC  RaiJwa>    Company  .    ���AND���  Pacific  Soo  Line  ���'Jl-IE-  Bnker St., NELSON, B. C.  Wholesale. Groceries and] Provisions.  FlItST CLASS ASSORTMENT.  LETTEIt OUDEIIS l'KOMPTr.Y ATTKNOKfJ TO,  r; o  box .214-.-  BaicerSt., NEL80N, H. C.  Centrally iloeated,   and I  class in  all apartments.  first  WOODBINE  -  HOTEL  ���'���;.." .'_���    ���  AT THK :''.'A  Logging Camp  Twenty rriiles west of Moyie City and  on tlie line of the new Crow's Nest  Pass railway i8 now, prepared to give  good accommodations to the traveling  public, having been thoroughly overhauled and remodeled to accommodate the increasing trade. Tne best j  brands of liquors arc supplied ut the  bar, and the proprietors, who uro old  timers, can give full information to  the traveling public. Good stabling  in connection with the hotel.  BEAU LIEU & PLANTE, Props.  MRS, E. C, CLARKE,  Prop.  NOXICB.  To whom itlmay concern: X have this day  trnusfcrrod all right, title cud interest in the  Moyik city Lkaukk to l^. ,J. Smyth and J. K.  Musgrave. who will hereafter conduct, the  business All bills due tlie Lkaijkh will be  collected m- them, mid ,ui hills asmust Uie  Leadku will be paid by myself.   D. K?You.\*a.  Kr��,.i,. on     u- ,i *v'}**'-"?r r Sl0can CJty lJuh, Oo.  Moyie City, B. (J., July 25th, 18i.is.-_  Direct Route  and Superior Service.  To;riicific Coust, V'>i>ija, Jiipnu and Australia.  To liostern and iCuropean points.. ,      ;  TiclietH issued thrtingh and burgage   .  , checked to dwuintttioii;       .-  TOURIST = GARS  LKAVK TFiK COAST,  .        y  Daily to St. l'anl. 'Jaily, except. 1'ues-  '   day to Kusterii Oiuiadian nnd U. S  . points.   '   , ...  Mugnificent IMning and l'tilacc Sleeping Car*  ou All Trains.  CONNMCOTtoNS  DAILY .(ttXOlJPT' SUNDaV)  fi-oni Kouteiiiiy htxke I'olnts. '  Avply for Hates, Maps, Time Curds, Tickets and  Full Information to NeuroHt Local  Agent, or  W, F. ANDltHSOK,  TritV. t'dlirt. Agouti  Nulsoii i  E. J. OOYLE,  District Passenger Agent,  Vancouver  B.C.  Cfflfc-Bcsure your ticket reads via. U. P. H��''


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