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The Moyie City Leader Oct 1, 1898

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Array m AN IDEAL TOWNSITE For Business and  Pleasure; as a Residential Locality  Unequalled.  c  ' ' < , , I  r ( '  Situated on Moyie,Lake. Excellent Fish-  ing, Boating, Bathing  and.. Shooting.  Many Who Wero   Entitled to  Vote  I>ld  Not Go'Near Hie Foils, and Little  Interest was  Manifested.  -BACKED BY PAY  ROLLS_^  o "    "        '  lugene, Lake Shore, Moyie  Mines alljvithin an hour's walk.   Good water    ���  supply.    Exceptional drainage facilities. Has   ,  the best prospects. ,  <�� The Busiest and Most Talked of Town in  # '    , EAST KOOTENAY.    ���  G.  CAMPBELL, Moyie City,  B  , Moyie City,  B. C.     \\  M  The Central Hotel;  ^    c Headquarters for Commenoial and Mining Men.  /K     ��-UEEN  AVENUE,  V. DESAOXXIER & CO., Props.   ''  The Hause.is) -Equipped lu First Clnss Style  Throughout. Large and Commodious Dining  Room. Best Brands'; of Wines, Liquors and  Cigars cau;ijc"liad;at;tlieiJ3nr. " ,  MOVIE CITY, B. C.  A  , As far as the- people of Moyie are  cpneerhed, they are'in favor of the  manufacture and sale of intoxicating  liquors. At least that was the decision of ,the .voters last Thursday,  when out of six votes only one was  cast,in favor of prohibition..!  Very little interest was taken in the  matter., This was shown by the small  number of votes cast. At the general  electiou last" July there were 24 votes  polled, and yet out ofe this number,  on the taking of the prohibition plebiscite, only six responded. ~J  . .The result of the vote taken in the  outside precincts has not yet been  learned. It is the general supposition  that in the eastern provinces prohibition will carry, while in the west.' it  will be snowed under. ' ' '  HARDWARE,  GROCERIES,  PRODUCE. ,  ALL  KINDS  OF f*  Tin '^SWoiz-Xsl  '    '   ."        ��� DONE ���  , t '  TIN ROOFING A SPECIALTY.  *v\ wm~tyr zpr z$5-z$s-z$s-z$r ^s-i^r-t^n^-^-z^;  -PROPRIETORS   OF���  HE EAST KOOTE  CLOTHING,  Gents? Furnishings) <  BOOTS and SHOES.  HOTE  STRICTLY FIRST CLASS IN ALL'.DEPARTMENTS.  Oor- Victoria JSt. aaad Moyie -A.-\r<3.,  TMLO^STXJES   CITT.  S. A. SCOTT, Prop.  This hotel is now open to the public, and is well film*  ished throughout, y None but the best brands of wines,  liquors and cigars kept in stock.        ,       ,       ,       i     i  Pen Picture of Moyie.  The following pen picture of Moyie  City, published in 'last week's Fort  Steele Prospector, is worthy of reproduction.' The writer is endowed with  superb descriptive abilities, and has a  thorough knowledge of his subject:  "Moyie City,.is  the pearl  of East  Kootenay,   Picturesquely .located on  one of the  most charming   lakes on  the continent, it is environed by every  favor which nature can, in its bounty,  bestow.    It   is   an   ideal   resort    for  health  pleasure  and  recreation,.   Its  future' is pledged   by such crowning  gems as the Moyie, St. Eugene, Queen  of the  Hills, Lake  Shore, St.  Peter,  Fra Diavolo and   many other  repositories of wealth  which   fairly  extend  into the Very streets of  the town.   It  may truly be   said   it   is paved  with  precious  metals.    It, seems that any  railroad  that  would . like to   handle  such good things must stop at   Moyie.  Tbe C. P.' R.   railway   has, however,  started a rival townsite two  miles  below, where the only resource is a sidetrack..   Well, we will take our chances  with  Moyie  as against C. P. R.-ville  every time."  The Catholic Church.  Work was commenced on <> the  Catholic "church building this week,  and it is now well under way. It is  20x30 feet in size, and will be artistically finished both inside and outside.  Rev. Father Welsh will have charge  of this parish and will' hold services  here about once a month."  The Lake Shore Mine.  '  "The "70-ton ore bin at the Lake  Shore mine is/finished, and the trestle  for the car track is well under way.  Work in the tunnel will begin about  Monday.  LOCAL   NEWS.  }G. R.   Muir went   to   Goat River  landing Monday.  D. J. Elmer was in   Cranbrook  Fort Steele this week,  and  F[RST CLASS ACCOMMODATION8.  MOYIE CITY, B.C  $Gtt&9tt&&tt&&&&&^$&&&9tt&&9&&&itt&&^^$&&&tt��ttV  G. camtbeLl,  A. T. CLARK.  This Hotel is New and well Furnished. The |  Tables~aive Supplied with the Best the |  ' MarMet afford :'Thi- Mr i$ Filled with |  the Best Brandt of Li<pors and Cigars, f  1  HEADQUARM <"  I  MoviEicrrr,       ���      "- ' .. -~        -       -       tiiiiTisti cotvmnx. *  ft  �����ft  New Tov/noKe Tariff.  Those towns which cannot be " held  up" by the C. P. R. for a half interest  are liable to be cast off the map of  Canada entirely, saya the Fort Steele  Prospector. Embryonic cities ehould  become acquainted- with the latest  tarifl'; A half interest assures you a  place on the map; thre e-quartero entitles you to a switch within three  m'les of town ; seven-eights to a station  and sidetrack right in town, the whole  to a divisional point, when your turn  conies.   ll.-ivo Loft for Their Homo.  Mrs. L. J. Kenny and her mother,  Mrs. McMahon, departed Monday for  their home in Grand Forks/ North  Dakota. They were accompanied on  their journey as far as Bonners Ferry'  by F. J. McMahon. They spent a  very pleasant summer in Moyie,- and  will always have a forid remembrance  and a good word fo'r the place// They  made many friends while herel'  i futffifff  Th'e Gofftudd aiut Emta'aY  W. J. Tferriey returned from Cranbrook yesterday. ' He was over to inspect th'e workings on the Geritttde an'd  Emimv claim's/which are located about  five mites front that place/ h'ear the  Union" Jack mine/ and owned by aim-  self a'nd Chasi Diam'on'd. Work to  th'e extent of a'Jt&foot shaft has ���bein  done; and1 there ia now" a ei'-t foot ledge  6'f excellent looking quartz in sight.'    i  ah Kind's oiMn��  Pressed Lumbe��V  XIB CITT, a. a.  mm^ wte' w-WM ���  Q&Miii&i&ir*  bon&t'Sb'io Jipp'otuii'Xi  I'M; iM&y M? ne'eif ' tiptiotiLthS  , .JMottrf ��#��&&/ 0 & now  per^  stable Angfeftf tfave Been' fM'sferfed  to the Robson-Pehti'cto'n road and Will  not be stationed iii Moyie any niofe.  Rev. Father Welsh was in town several days this week.  Postmaster E. J. Oann of Fort Steele  is in the city.  W. H. Murphy and Sam Goldberg  are out hunting and prospecting.  .  Mr. and Mrs. W. S. C'ranaton were  in Cranbrook most of the,week.  C. J. Rose, bookkeeper for McMahon  Bros., arrived home from Kuskonook  Monday.  . A force of men is now working on  the flume for the St. Eugene concentrator.  Peter Arena has sold out his Interests near Swensea and is seeking pastures new.  Ike -Williams, foreman of the Moyie  and Queen of the Hills, ia taking a  short layoff*.  J. McMasters, representing a Vancouver glove firm, is registered at the  East Kootcnay.  Billiard tables for the Moyie .hotel  aud theKaiuTtinu) lioiise have arrived.  This will prove a boon to the sports.  Geo. Mills, representing Blackwood  Bros, of Winnipeg/ was registered at  the Moyio Hotel this week.  John H.- Fink,- secretary of the Fort  Steele Mercantile Co./ c'auie o'ter from  Steele last Sunday.  , Job Wilmshdrst will Soon put a  force of men to work on'the California  and Iron Horse properties; t  Chas. Estmerey the Kimberley. town"-'  Site-, agent; was here this week ort, irh-  po'rtan't mining business*-.   ,  C.   it   Edwards,   Me. tiott  Steele:  mihirig recordbf,WaS iri towh  several  days attending to ofiicial business. ,  Fr��d Bggars; until recently chef al  tli'e-Baat Kootenay hotel; is how on.  his Way toEureka, California.  It ie expected that wiih'in 10 dayd'  time through trains will be ruiinihg  between Ma'cleocl and Euskohobk'i  R table and desks' h'ave beieii' provided for the school room'/ and everything is in slftoot'K fu'iining order/  a'sHe from the instiiuiori being a little  iliy 6'AJ flreWoodi  ifn'6^ is b'egiri'rilng to a'ccum'ulate  'titling mdittilam peak's surrounding  l&dfidiivliichgives the inhabitants a  gentle reminder of summer's wages  aifd last winter's overcoat. ��� coos wokk.  Martin Foley was in S teele on business this week.  P. C. Fallon, the C. P. R. operator,  was in town yesterday.  Rey.' C. A. Procunier, of the Church  of England faith, passed through here  on Monday's westbound traiu en route  to Nelson to meet his family. They  will make their'-home in "Fort Steele.  The postal department ' in. the  Moyie Supply Co.'s store has been  given a general overhauling. New  boxes have been installed, and everything put in readiness for the establishment of and official postoffice.  D. L.' Bettchen, the popular and"  enterprising jeweler of Fort Steele",  was iu Moyie the first- of the. week  hustling business. He will soon make  regular trips to Moyie'for the purpose  of repairing watches and jewelery.  W. H. Shira and Ben Murphy were  out hunting on the Moyie river this  ���week and succeeded in bringing home  three deer'of more than average size.  They killed four,' but a bear dragged  one away. -Venison is now on the  bill of fare at most ofcthe hotels.  Engineer W. J. McLean and party  were through here this week measuring the actual mileage on the Crow's  Nest road between Fort Macleod and  Kuskonook. The distance between  Moyio and Cranbrook by rail is exactly  nineteen an one-half miles.  GENERAL NEWS  NOTES.  '   The force at  the  is being increased.  North  Star  mine  Mclnnes & Co. have purohased , one  of the meat markets at Fernie.  It'is now stated, and on good authority, that the shops in operation at  Macleod will be moved to  Cronbrook.  , Tbe 0. R. ifcN.has made a further  cut in thectranscontinental rates from  Tacoma to St. Louis, which are now  $25, to Chicago $28, first class; and  $18 second class.  Sampson will , get about $40,000  prize money; Dewey will get $9,000.  The pay ia these cases, is in inverse  ratio to the importance of the accomplishment.   . - >  A large warehouse will be constructed immediately at Fort Steele junction  for the accommodation of Fort Steelo  freight. A telegraph line will also be  built between the two places.  Tracklaying Nearly f lniauod.  In about five days' time the last  rails on the Crow's Nest road will be  laid. Thursday evening the tracklayers were one mile past the Goat  River crossing. It is said there is  quite a heavy wager,up on the time  the last rail will be laid, the time set  being next Wednesday at 11 o'clock.  Providing no delays occur the landing  will be easily reached by that time.  For tbe past week traiu loads of steel  have been passing through Moyie for  the western end of the line, and there  will be nothing lacking for the accomplishing of speed. M. J. Hanev is  right to the front and is personally  overseeing the work.  Hop-picking is now in full blast in  western Washington, and in a few  days it will begin in Yakima county,  and other hop growing districts east  of the Cascades, when the country  will be swarming with pickers.  Crow's Nest Landing on the Kqote'  nay is about abandoned, nearly all  the inhabitants having removed to  Phillipp's ranch at the international  boundary, where a bustling settlement-  has already sprung into existence,  The Gwendoline is to be taken up  the Kootenay river into the uppef  Columbia lake, and the Canal Will,  probably be temporarily fixed up for"  that purpose. She will run between  Golden and \Y*inder'mere next, season;  .   A Dollar for n Kls*;,.  A western traveler came up, to a log  cabin and asked for 'ii" drink, which  was supplied'by a good - looking young  woman. As she was the first wOm'an  he had seed, for several days, he Offered her a dollar for a kiss. It was  dttly taken and paid for, and the  young hostess; who had never seen a  dollar before, looked at it for a moment with s'oitie curiosity, then asked  what she should do with it. He replied what she choose/as' it, was hers.  "If tha'i's the case/' said s'he," "yoti may  take ft back/ aiid give' tiie -another  Mas.'1 ���   ;     .  Since January 1st, 1S9S, OSS min;  ing locations have been made in the!  Fort Steele mining division. Of these!  about -150 are on the east aide of the'  Kootenay river. Oertificrtcs of improvement have been filed for 510 of  these claims.  The only death directly attributable'  to the1-New Westminster fire was that  of Mun Lee, the leading Chinaman of  ihe settlement and head of the Kwong.  Wing Tong. He died of excitement'  brought on by'th'e Conflagration. His1'  wealth is variously estimated at froni  three to six -millions"; ���  patboni&e  White lab&b  , B'J- Sefl'dfn'g Ycm'r Worft' To t'h'3 ,  PHILIP CONRAD, Phop.  .���������'Messrs Tiffany & Co., .the'.well:  known k jewelers of New York, will  rinaks the sword ordered by congress  for presentation to Admiral! Dewey,'  their design .having been' 6h'osen by  the cdmmittee. The design is' less  ornate than sohie of-the others a'ticf it!  marked charaeteris'ic^ is its su'n'p'l'e'  'and solid elegance.  TBICES  REASONABLE.  Tho Stage funning between fer'ara-  ��� bfooS and Fort Steele lias" chan/jfea lis  lime. Hereafter it will, teave pran-  brook in the morning" at 9 6'cIocE ana  Fort Steele in the afterboon'a'i I,' ex{  copting Fridays, when it will leave .one  hour w later in the..-'morning. This  change was made for the convenience  of tbe people arriving" and leaving ocf  the trams'at Cran'Mo'd'K'.'  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Ja.-v for a di-tn-fii's f r.k'- m.i.v would I know  Tho full ��x-: .'st't.Q-.i I.-i'.'.ruiJ.U-ontliiK'd  Ihin^cth thi"Trf-i!tii.i* raii:!'u:sth.-.tcn-.Tiiid  ITur citm.Bttiotn  beauty  from   all v.'inds tl.��t  blow.  Shy's but t?io chit-plod imn?,o of my dream,  Thf> bi'Cht.ilux uihiblp frujn tii��mod(_! drawn  Up*j:i rn/ rii-io:; ju tlie niijht's deop bush,  Whim behvitr'a celt, clad   :n   tio. moon's   tbia  bran,  'Wot,: ffi'-Ji to cn!l tb<�� Crp* roso of tho dawn  A!n!ti."t lior Kurvi.'.i gra&stfi warm and liis'i.  i-Jamcs Ncwtou Matthews In Now Dcihciuifin-  A CADDIE'S TRAGEDY.  There is no urj> telling who bis mas-  {erwas, for it might vexr.cmo poor eea,  "eitivo.foul beyond tbe Styx und to no  ptn-p-cse. Cut, for him.'.-elf, ho was a  most familiar C:gurc on the links���tall,  cent,,somewhat ono sided, an infirmity  (hat increased with years nnd rhenma-  ima, with an , angular face, clean  shaved twice a week, with a Scotch  I-cnm t fiv.c't cwry r.Lovo it,; and a short  clay pipe iiisoc-arr-ly held in tho corner  nf his mouth for lack or! teeth. Presumably ho had net been always thus,  Doub'tlcrs there, had teen n timo when  towns a bnrclcrrgrd geprecu, scamper-  ,-ing blithely with naked feet', and again  a time when ho was a epruce' joung  ' man, a favorite with the lt'?siea imiy-  he, but if such .times had ever'been it  was cxrrorr.cly herd (o picture them to  ono'a tcentar vision, cud "slowbac'i"  ,hitneelf never referred to them.  ' It wca inipcsjsible to picture him other than bo was when .first we knew him  ���shembling in gait, crooked cf aspect,  clad in lcng trousers end an inndequato-  Jyshort con't, with a wcclcn sci;rf about,  his neck, end Loctbc. at such Jcn-rth that  it seemed shsurd to euppose his toes'  could reach-tSio cud of their coverings.  Ho was a reserved man and appeared to  be without rehitivea. Wo did not trouble to inquire about his lodging,"but-  every morning hewa." to be seen sitting  on the bench lhat tho other caddies oc-  ��� cupicd, smoking his pipe and waiting  ior his master to como with tho clubs  irorn tho clr.bhouse. Then' bo would  "02rry" (be two statutory rounds cf  the links cud dirnrpcar again until tbe  follGwiDs cioicinp. Kow be epeLt his  pondnys wb never thought of asking,  but no cbo has ever appeared to have  seen bim on fh�� day of rest  All thi3 wac iu tho years before tha  "txSom" in golf w'lijch led to the game  becoming tho pessftisian of all and sundry. Baoka had net bo<.-n written atoui  tho game, and.rdl tbe available m'asims  vore csrric-chin tho he-ads cf those who,  liko "Slowback," made a profession  either ef playing or of. carrying olubn.  Tho masioisi wei-e substantially three,  "Slow buck," "Keep your cyo on Uis  ball" and "Don't press.'' To. these  ni'iivht have been added a fourth, ''Be  bvxj' 'gat tbia cppliedaiorti cartiaclsrL?  ���.u^iiTa- tuit:rti fi'tniit-'; Jfn"i*1'wp.s'the first  of thetnasirnfl, concerned with the more  nlcrieus busincp.s cf the drive, that was  destined to exercise an important in-  ntiroca en "Siowback's" life. There is  no doubt, of course, (hat he had another  name than this sobriquet, but it happened to none of na ever to learn it, and  the manner in which he, obtained his  appellation was as- follows: His master  ,W2fi never moro than an indifforcnt  player at the best. IIo vras conscious of  hid deficiencies, but rather than attribute them to what were pa haps their  truer oauso, of faulty eyesight or inadequate muscle, preferred to refer them to  neglect cf pozuo cf the important mtu:-  ims cf the golflug art and especially to  that first quoted one cf "Slow.back."  He conceived that ho had contracted a '  fatal habit cf hurrying the club away,  fn the back strckc, from the ball, and  that this initial error was responsible  fcr all tho mibsequent miss hits aud toppings with which the club visited the  ball on ite descent. Maybe, ho was  right. But in any caso the means by  which ho strove to euro himself cf this  fatal tendency wero to raakc his caddie,  ejaculate tho masric words of monition,  " Hlow back!'' each timo that ho prepared  io raise bin club fcr the driving stroke.  Tho result, it has to bo admitted, was  not wholly satisfactory. One can say no  mors than that, bis esocution r.:i{;ht  conceivably have been worso in the absence of the warning.  Thus it went on for several years.  At  tho end cf   that time it   happened   that  'Slow'un-eli  master���for already the  caddio had earned tho cicknauno by  which alone we hue��� him���was called  away for thren weeks cr go by tho death  of a near relative, 'then "Slowback"  carried clubs icr another master. But  the habit lhat. he had formed during  these years of ejaculating his monitory  ".'Slow back!" as his master raised tho  flub was uot to be denied. Still, at the  '.'���jcuci'nsioH of each address to the ball,:  he uttcrsd tbo solemn wordo, then found  himself 'covered with the most pitiful  confusion' at the rebuke which his uncalled for interference had merited. For,  n stroke or iy:o, putting great restraint  upon himself,' ho succeeded in keeping,  fcis soul iu silence, but at tho next the  .{uevitablc exclamation,;brcke from him  rtguin, to the distraction and despair of  the sufferer to whom it wa3 addressed.  During the thiec weeks' of his master's  abaciice several golfers made trial of  "Siowback's" services, for he was an  excellent caddie, saving bis single idio- .  Byncrasy.-.Riid regarded with a cei tain al'-. !  fectidn aa being ciar.ewbat of a ''character"-besides.. But none could suffer hiia  long. One after another had to give  him' up after being 'reduced to impotence and despair by his rn.venliko  croak. A lb length his legitimate master  returned, and "Slcwback" was a man  ngnm.  A ff <-,- more years dragged their  leugth ro a c'.osc, i-^b- then tlie hand of  ^.euth Jell, this time on no near relative  <if hi.''iaRStc", but en the master hiru-  ijeii. ."[jiowbui-k," in- a j��-w euit, oi  jaoui-Miu;j,'f(.iii..v.O'.j l;im io the {;rave  aad caju'-. L".u;!i, Blill y'ouring l-.ix app.'ir-  ?! cf (?:ci, to r;t during the aftcniros  ou his r.ccustcmed bench with the other caddies. - In the morning ho besot  ! himself to find a"new engagement. IIo  was in receipt of a small pensiomfrom  bis late master in recognition of so  many years of faitl.ft.l service, but the  sum did net cumco to give him independence. He was scon engaged, for the  links were thronged with players.  This time his employer was a newcomer, who knew nothing of "Slow-  back's", peculiarity. IJe was nearly  jtunncd wijh surprise at what he deemed tho caddie's ini.-oler.ee on hfs first utterance of the inevitable words. Ho said  nothing, however, on the first offense,  but when it was repeated expostulated  in unmeasured terms. To his surprise,  bis rcbuko brought "Slowback" to tho  verge cf tears. Then, partly by his op-  poueut and partly by the opponent's  caddie, ,tho situation "waa cxplaiagd.  fie found himself able tojaiingle a measure cf pity with his wrath, but throughout the "round tho ejaculation, many  times repeated, in tho speaker's own  despite, spoiled his intended stroke and  led to the immediate- payment of tho  caddie, and rejection of his further cervices. ���  , Several .times during the ensuing  weeks did now ono and now another,  in ignorance or in pity, cngago tho uu-,  foj'tuasito man to,carry clubs, but in no  case could his idic-ryncraqy be endured  beyond the limits of a single round? He  made efforts that wcrd absolutely hc-roio  lo overcome it," swathing the woolen  comforter around his mouth until asphyxiation threatened him, but through  all, the folds of tho stuff came, with a  muffled lugubrionrness, the hateful gs-  clamatiou which the man would have  given worlds to have wirhheld. Do  what he would he could not rid himself  of this dfiinnosa hrercditus, bequeathed  to him, along with-his slender pension,  by his departed master. Gradually ho  grew to recognize the hopelessness of  his condition and ceased even to seek  employment. He spent his days sitting  dejectedly en the accustomed seat, growing thinner and mere gaunt as poverty  set its grip moic firmly upon him,  grateful if now and again one of his  friend? on the bench would give him a  fill of tobacco for his seldom replenished  pipe.  At length he ceased to frequent the  links altogether. For some days no cne  seemed to notice his absence. Then it  was noticed that "Slowback" had disappeared, and we began to ask questions  about him. Hi* cronies knew nothing,  only that he hud not beer- down to the  links for a clc.y or two. We inquired  where he lodged and with some difficulty found the locality. It was up a  .steep stair in a little houa. of a back  street. His landlady told us that she  feared ho was not well. For some days  be'had not left' the ho-aso and had eaten-  nest to ucthing; eaid his stomach refused food, and that he had nc appetite. We asked her whether she thought  he lacked fcr money, but the woman  said no, busing her information on the  fact, that he bad bent bia.omaU =�������>  paid up.      '  When wo went in, it appeared at once  that he was very bad. He lay on tho  bed terribly wasted, scarcely more than  a skeleton of n man. We asked whether  he had eceu a elector and being told  no sent oft for cne at ouce. He seemed  to recognize us, and a strange smile cf  pleasure struggled across his thin fcu-  ttires. Ho even tried to' speak, but tho  ouly word we could cV'ctmguisk was his  terrible ejaculation ,cf "Slow back I"  though whether ho were trying to speak  of himself thus by his familiar sobriquet cr whether he deemed himself  still "carrying" fer his old master on,  the links wo cculd not tell. Then he  relapsed into silence" aud seemed to  sleep,     t.  At length tho dorter came. He took  bnt one glance at the poor figure on the  bed, passed his hand beneath the  clothes and laid it- for a moment over  tho heart. Then ho turned to ub, with t��  grave face. "Slowback" was dead.���  Comhill Magazine.  Poisonous Tinsuo Tn tho LJlood.  A recent intelligent writer draws attention to an important but not snfli-,  ciently considered point in a recent communication to The Lancet. Dr. Hood  gives his experience as to the value of  carbon a to of lime in the form of calcined oyster shells as a means of nrrcst-  ini; tin*, mowth of cancerous tumors,  and, although J-.f.-i opportunities tor employing it in test cases }i:jvq not been  large, th�� results attained by its use are  chisrucicrizefl as having proved satisfactory in a high degree. S-Jcveral instance3  are named in which a persevering use  of the calcined she til powder arrested  the growth and pain in tumors undoubtedly of a otmccrous character. Whevo  tin nature of the affection is early recognized, a persistent trial of this method is pronounced very desirable, among  other points mentioned i:i its favor being that of cntircharm'lessnoss and noninterference with any other remedies  resorted to for the relief of pain. The  cvster shells for this purpose maybe  conveniently baked iin a homo oven,  and the calcined white lining of the  concave shell scraped off, tho substance  thus obtained being then reduced to a  powder, and as much as will lio on a  silver quarter taken once or twice a day  in a little warm water or.tea.  ���A   I'rusiiteot's Car.  The. Railroad Car Journal of New  York lias originated a project to build a  private car for the use of the president  of tho United Slate;; from material and  appliances contributed by the'car building and aflfii-.itcd 'industries. The de-,  signs und specifications are being pre-���  pared under the -.supervision of a committee, of 3."5 master car builders and superintendents .of motive power. "The  projected car, "it is said, "will boa  complete exposition of the. art of car  building, demonstrating to .the .world-  the surpassing excellence cf this industry in the United States, and it is to be  presented to tho nation, as a ��� tribute  from the car building fraternity, for the  personal nnd official u.'-e of the .successive  presidents of the United States. "  LOVE'S CHAiN.  The l��r.a 0:.-.t'lir.k3 ov:r r-or.ts tn^otTibr,  Wi.l it luft tiirouj:!' stormy veul-her?  Will it nioldor n:i<l ducay  As t'.io long hours) fUet a-.vjty? '  '     Will itatrowh when timo divides ui.  Whisi dark, wiwry Jays have tried ui?  If it look too poor and aliuht,  Lot uj brujk the links tonight. ,  It was not forped by mortal hind?  Or clasped wills golclou b.-ira or bunds,  Savu tliiiu nail wiino. no other cyco  ' '  Tha Hlcn-lor link can reoosnizo.  In tho bright light it seems to fade,  Aiul it id lmldoii i:itho shade,  Whilw. heaven or earth b:is nnvor hunr4  Or aoleum vow or plisbtod v.-yrd.  Yet what no mortal hand could make  No mortal power win ovor brt-nk.  What wordo or vows could never do  No word-3 or vows can jnnko untruo.  And it to other lmnrts unknown  Tho dpurer nnd tho moro nor own  jfJooaiinii too bacro'd and divine  For other oves ku'vo llimo und Tnino.  ���E.l-.vurd TVilbA." Hon-vi is Wor/ma^taa.  "EEPLY PAID."   .  * ���-^��� *  Sho had received n letter in tho morning begging her to , somehow procure  him,a little money.' Things were going  ImdJrv.iiud ho had been ill. She thought  of it'all day.long, havhig dispatched the  little f:ho had, ami, fi:r (be thinking,  things' lookv-l/J�� better. Her brother  had iirjcnor.^b to livo upon, and there  was an oir.l r>: il. Fato was niggardly  with .'hem all. During' tho afternoon  ibo.f-Vrls came'iu and Mrs Hamlin.  Mrs. .-'.isilin was always delightful and  cheery, ^fer lovely clrcsse3 and sweet  faro nurt/fCagraut elogaucc reminded  Usir.'V ui'ki-nl. lc:ist sho was the "right'  pT-x--.cn in ilro right place���with fitting  em findings and tho, beantiftil things  of lifu thnt all women instinctively  'claim as their right hers.-  ' "Maisie. you-look preposterously dejected. What is it?" Are you in love with  an anarchist, cr is it only general as-^  pirations toward tho impossible0?"  "No, I am not in love, bnt I am  thinking cf proposing to soiiio one. "  "Why?" ,  ���  "Bccanso I am in a hurry. Fred, yon  know', is frightfully hard up."  "But why don't you accept Mr. Howard, when' he'd so'1 devoted, poor man?"1  ��� "That wouldn't-be fair, because, you  see, he is devoted, and I���no, I think a  fat man with beard and glasses is the  sort of thing���-in tho-abstract."  "Oh, excellent in tbe abstract; protects yon, is kind to you and gives yon  checks.   In the .concrete ho"���  1   "Dear Mrs. Hamlin, don't. 'The matter ia not discussablo in tho concrete."   (  "Fancy Maisie proposing 1'' said one  of tho girls.'  "You don't know whofc.I am capable  of," returned Maisie.  ��'I'll dare you, Maisie, " Mm Hamlin  twinkled; "��20 ou, and I'll give you a  mouth."  "Twenty pounds!" repented Maisie.  And thet-o was an odd sound in her voice.  "Twenty pound's.'"  "Boncl" she said, to, the astonish^  mout of tho room. "It's h, bet!" Everyone sat up aud bristled with delighted  curiosity. Maisie, of all people, who invariably treated her swains with a good  tempered scorn that was tha envy of hei  friends!  "I will do it now!" sho went on excitedly. "Mabel, givo mo those telegraph forms. Of course I wou't undertake to carry out the contract if any on*  accepts," she added.  "No, no; -but a bona fide proposal 1"  She then sat, down and addressed  seven telegrams and dispatched (hew  ty tho maid. "Reply paid," she said.  "And now we'll have tea.1"  "What have you done?" que8tioncd  Mrs. Hamlin.  "I' have asked" seven men to marry  me."  "Maisie!"  "Well,-seven gentlemen will hardly  be able to think that I am pining for  them all, a::d they'll exchange notes."  "Men never do that."  f-Ah, what men never do that surely  man alwavs does,"she laughed. "Honor with them is a collective virtuo that  has no application iu the singular. You  shall read the answers.','  In due cour'iO1 of time tho answers  oarac. On s by one the girl opc-ucd them  before her expectant friends, who refused to go till all bad come. "Regrets,"  quoted M-ii.'de, holding up one with  mock gravity. "Nest, please. Ah,  thank you, Mr..-anI 'Sony, previous cn-  gag.'inent.' 'Ala:--! impossible!' 'Circumstances over which I have no control!' T would if I' could, but. I can't!'  'NoP That's* v.ither impoli'c, and he  really���well, one mustn't be kissed and  toll. 'Twin so long ago too. You see,  ladies, how devoted my lovers all are.  But I have won my hot. Ah, hero is another; one more polite refusal! No! 'Oi  course I am honored,' " f;he read. A  crimson flush of shame spread over the  girl's laughing face. "That's chivalrous  of him," she said, trying to hiclo her  embarrassment. ,"And now to invent a  polite refusal to my own proposal.-'  Horace Sands was in chambers when  Miss M-.iisie's telegram���reply .paid���,  arrived. He was , smoking a cigarette  with Max Wolby. They generally smoked together after lunch in 'a, kind cf  Sympathetic sikmco. H.i read it slowly,  fhen went out of the room. On returning his friend.' noticed . an expression  of most pathotio woo upon his placid,  features, and such a hangdog look that  he refrained from pm*>.n'g'auy questions  from fe-ar of intruding on privato matters. Horace however, after soma fidgeting, said, "You know after all it's ��  dreadful thing, but what could a fellow  do? She's.a charmiug girl of course, but  1 didn't think of exactly���in fuot, I am  not a marrying man, you know. I never  thought of marrying���don't know lury-  thing about it."  '"If you'll explain what you aro talk- ;  ing about, J may be able to understand." j  "Wall, the fact'is, .Miss Maisie 'wired j  and asked me, don't you know, and I, j  cf course"��� ' ��� ' ' !  "Asked you what:" !  "Well, I suppose I oughtn't.to say," i  he said, .suddenly flushing crimson. j  'Did   she -propcee  to,you?'.' .asked I  jr'.'cd'-lotis  M,3,,y wit): an iscvcrluious 'look ��  amu.sn.icr.t. "Answer paid too. It*  dwil s-ha did! And,you have acccjucir^ ,  ~" VYiat eJ.-.o would you have mo do?"' j  returned Sands stolidly. ^    j  For the nest few days  Horace Sands |  f*��f%  LIMITED  R, 10. 12 t'ordiivn .-tru-t  S-lilU \\ -iti'i'  tli-cct .  - .  X  Vacouvei  buVncverthplo.-a  bo wns  oug:xged. tied  n-   as  it  wero���somebody's   property.  Even at  Tie must'buy" presents and rings and;  i-:i::k of furniture. Never in Ins hfo had '  hVthcm.iht about  furniture.  CO  c  ranged.  IIo p'tsned a man .in tho street carry-  iv" a kitchen safe. "He tried to thiu.'i  w'l.t a safo w.i= monur, for and realized  fiir.r il.i-y would certainly havo to have  ��,'��~fc. Some perambulators in a great  rhop ear.,";.'!: his cyo, aud ho blushed auc  looked obstinately on   tho  other side  SUPPL  "ollpgo be hnd.not, as many of tbe-men j Complete   Olltfl fc^ '"  h'd. troubled bow his diGB��SO.w��ro��--|F(m____-���s^ '-���,.,  JKlondyke-Yukon Gold Fields,  oi  Wc li.ive tho'ian'erit. htc.cl: on the. co.-i.-it  and   can   outfit  parties  on slioit  notice,     Wc. can al-o supjily jmek or work horses at reasonable price*. ���. .  9?  0'  ^@��t  EOBFINE ;  WINES" AND CHOICE CIGARS'  ���   '-^-"ADDRESS'    "^^  II  ��  NELSON.,  0EA  &f"J  ���Rj  the read. I3�� had postponed calling���hf  had not dtired yet. ll<s would never sum-  raoii cour.igc lo behave as a lover should  to such a wonderful niece of femininity.  lio .fime.mbered now that her eye?  were gray and serious and hmghiug all  e( once; "that she had a delightful, pet-  nlant, mouth. The thought of. her was  uweet. The icaliry at. pro.-vut was tcrri-  fving. IL"1 could not yet face his betrothed, lui muM have timo to get used tc  'himsoif under those new couditimis.  'Another day passed.' On the fourth lu  dressed him*ie-f"iu a frock coat, adorned  his buttonhole wi''-J��" bouquet and started for her hou^o.  When he arrived a1: far as tho street  in which she lived, ho turned round and  went to the cgib. Tucre was a notc  f10lA ��jcr���three days old. Again he  fiu'sbeel and' thrust, it into his pocket. , ^  L"(�� went out, aud in the busy traffic of '^  the sirectd read bis first lovo, letter from ; ^  Maisie:   ,T , j �����!&,  Dcaii Ma. Sands���How chivalrous and nlc�� \ ^>  of you!   Is v.-as n bet, you know. j   He' did not read any more, but strode j  bomoward. He had been a pretty kind j  of fool anyhow���a vain ass too.' As if a j  beautiful girl like that���then he began !  to laugh. At,any rate, he waifrce'nguin j  ���f reel' But  somehow he wasn't quite: _ ,-  sure, that he wanted   to be go very free.' ! Special "AgtllClCS  Tho  iurnituro  had   begun   to   interest J  him. ' ' >   j  They met tho ne^t evening at Ladj j  Vnnghau's. bl:o received him with a j  ��� veiy bripbt smile, and they danced, j  They danced several times, aud (lieu he I  said"at tho cud, "I suppose you couldn't i  caro for mo, could "you?" , And she.col- j  oi-c'il all ,,over and ,said, "Oh, no," 1 j  couldn't���not anyhow in (he world!"     !  i'jit--! threw them together.  They con- : Klflfl.'IVfrP   0llt"fit"t"2rS     ' ^��&  stflutly met. "She   tried   to avoid.him, | "^"dJ A^   "-"l'^^ ~*Z-*^  but ho would not lot her, and sho ceased ; ��� ' ���  ���  ht lose, to   try.    At  the  end   of  three | ��� ....  mouths lie u:--sdn  p*;l:cd   her  to  be  h'ia !��� '''���.'  wife.  The tears creyt into her eyes thcM, j ���  atid'she s.-.id," Yon" arc very   kind and ;  nhivajron--;, and i am vciy grateful, but ���  'i cau'"t���indeed   I   can't!"    So  that he ;  ���.vnntaviay (o;.."ciouJ  that   there was a |  b:ir:-i-jr   between   thorn   ho  could    not j  break   do.vn.  -IIo   v/eut   abroad   v.-itb |  Welbw j-.ud provi-d a preposioroualy dull !  companion. ' , j  "oho v.-ill never havo me," lie Baid j  one day irrc-levautly. "I believo it's all i  because of thnt cenfouaded tolcgx-am."   |  "Most likeiv."       ��� I  "Whatidiali I do?',' j  "Ferret her." !  ���"That's v.hat  I  have been frying to ���  do, but ishe's  crept; i.omchow   into   my  heart, aud I ctu't."  "Wire, then!"  "W.'v.t?"  *' Wh.it tho wired to yon."  e  hisky  THISTLE BLEND SCO.TCPI WHISKY,  THORN'S. O.H-.-M.        "   . "'  BONNOIT & CO.'S XXX BRANDY,  The CHAMBERLAIN- CIGAR  Ii. P. RITHBT  &'CO���,  Victoria.  Agents  M{Q  on  lilahiif! was sitting with Mrs. Ilnmlin, j  ;d he;- pretty face v.-as even paler than  .ho memorable cce  VIi-  ���d;  tsiou of the scud- j  mg ni t.'ie fifrrams. "Ah," she sjid, j  "it i-* a pity! I euro for him so much��� j  so much���and ic could never bo nowl'j  Could it?" i  "It'a   rather   difficult,"    said   Mrs. ���  Hamlin.    "How mad   of us all to have |  let you do it!  We didn't realize till the  thing? were gone.    Your spirits carried  as i.wt.y.   HeV abroad, isn't he?"  " Yc,, and I can't Lear it, bnt I must.  Thiit'.i life, i-u't it?'1 she said, with a  little t-"ad r.v.ile. "Wc all manage to  bear Vvhat v.. can't.'" And'thou a tolo-  f;f.-.'-.i r.mici, rcp'y raid.  "Wii..t is it'."' said Mrs. Hamlin.  "He has wired.    Leek!"  "And v. bat ere vou going lo say?"  The f.irl sat down upon her heels upon  the f'.Tr and, larked   fir:;t   into   the fire  Wc Quote Low Prices on Picks, Shovels, Gold Pans,  Gold Scales, Pack Straps and Saddles, Dog Sleds,  Dog Harness, Tents, River Coats, Steel Stoves,  Camp Utensils, Etc., Etc.  Tf  llllllirlll '  i,-.  floods bought in BrHi.-di Columbia"go into the Kloudyke Free,  iii thf United S"ati.-s thev will be tuxod   M   poi-   cent. duty.    Vunroinei  the eheiMiesL pl:7ce to outfit.    Writs us for rnup coiitaiuing full intonn-liuii  McLennan, McFeely & Co.,  LIMITED.  VANCOUVER  VICTORIA, Ii. (J.  LONDON   KMUfANf  "I think i  you?" sbc-  and 1 hen   t.t  I.Iiv. Hamlin,  out,-lit  tj  be  polite.    Don't  said.   "Ho was to ran."  "Yes" f.iI��1. Jfrs. Hamlin, "I  think  you should bo polite."  And Mis3 Mai.c:iu was.���V/cstminslcr  Duu^et.  Wholesale jMcrch.'iiils, Shippers and Importers.  KOOTENAY   BRANCH  NELSON, B. 0.  Gold and Grease.  Some yeai'c asp tho mint authoritief.  cf n certain city noticed that a Email  amount, of gold was missiut/'.overy day  after tho coining operujiemi were over.  '.    They watched and set traps of   every  ��� dctcription, hut no thief was detected,  and after the "less had continued v.'itb  regularity fcr come months they get. it  down to an extra amount of unavoidable  waste find thought no mere about it.  Two or   tlirco   years afterward   two  'brothers,'who were working", there, left,  and set up a public- house,   together   on"  'money which they eaid. had been left  (hem by an uucle. As they had ��� bot'n j  pood characters, it v.-as not until ono of !  them told a mint foreman, on tho un- I  ���derstanding tliat no action should bo j  islcen, that anything was known of tho i  following trick: |  Both tho brothers used'to grearjo their  bauds before working at tho mitchiiics,  nnd whenever they noticed sorab gold  du.st Eticking lo the grease it was wiped  off in their lusir. Care -was used that  enough v.;as not taken to show,.though  when they washed their hair at homo  tach night the few grains meant .several  extra eljilliug.s, which ultimately enabled them to retire and, live coml'ort-  ablv.���-atrmid' MuL'axiuo.  jLiauoas,   ciGAiis, dey   goods,  ��� TENTS,  BLANKETS,  DUILL   'STEEL,  MACKINAWS,  OHE..' BAGS,    FLOUR and FE^  TrE WM.HAMiLTONMFG. C0.,LTD.,    .  -!--.��� ji.ANUFACTU.IilSItfl  OK ��� ���-    .'     -   .   -  Concetttrators',  CEMERfiL MINING  MACHINERY.  T"^*i ��� T  hingmes, Jspilers  and Saw -Mills:  i- i  i   i  PETKIMIOROIJCM, ONT.  VANCOUVIOn, -B. p.  ^t^S-bS&S&Xb/Q,, ^<b/^.%s'��S%' ^���-^^^v^,.'^!!^^  SUBSCRIBE FOR  oyie  Leader ,w ���"*������>  i  m  Great Northern  JhULWAY.  The Surveyor's Chain  Made It  THE  SHORTEST  ,. '      Transcontinental fou'e,  It is ilto y.oit Modi'i-n in ��i"iti lament.  [t is the'He viPaMtaile I hi  <>,  Itlisis a KofU-Biil'last Roadbed.  It Ci'038��s Mo S nd Deserts.  It��?.u'i:ufil�� Without hand Grantor  Government'A i<?.  It Is nolel lor ��he Convf-jey of Its j  Kinployi-s.    . j  It i* the Only L-hie s>r\ I g- Me..Is on j  the la Carte i'lan.  ' l"-=TCT=l--i=0^>��-J^rjDJL��a -J.VvtC^IVUjr^TKX =WU=f��J��3.  ***.  <���?* Z*U* VrKrjP^JtJt'-^&fZtiXSCBJ *J  .^*^x.Acr*c-.-ffl:��*��<�� jf*i!r^ft'j.i  rrr.~r;.*A,-i^"-j:-.-2fctt3>sj,-.GTj>:"~r����. t rs.aa��_  JAPANESE  CHiV/SAf'THEMUMC  A  LITTLE   GRAV��i  ���0-  TH20UGH TEE  Grandest  SGenery  Iu America by Daylight. ,   '  $Jj5,ooo on Stamp Mill.  5,000    "'Saw  Mill.  10,000   ", Sampler.  10,000    '���' Roads.  20,000   " Buildjngs.  5,000    " Streets   AND ������   .-  Attnu'livc Tours ��lin-intr .Sc.'VhOii of '\n\-i��r;i-  < Ion on (ircut Lukes via Jtulutli in, ciimiuction  vrilh MajriiiltcejiL l'lus^iiycr Siouinorsi ,North-  wc^L mid .Voi-tliliuiil. "  Kor iii.-iji*!. lickotfrimici i-'oiiiiilcti1 informal irin  rail mi or itildross I\. & S. !(;,-.. Int. Shy. anil  Triuliiijr Co.'. X. and F. ri."Ity., or  C. G. DIXON, Gbnu-aL Affeut,  Spokane, Wash.  F. L WHITNEY/ G. 1\ & T. A.,  '"    St. Ba.sl, Minn.  Canadian Pacific  o i        i  Railway  And So>Pacific Line.  Direct Route  i    < *>  and Superior Service.  To KLONDIKE -and Y17KO.V fluid FiuliK  To I'acitio t'oast. Jfliin.'t. Jrt))!*.n tfjid .Un-ii-alia.  To Kiihlurii and Kurojiciin jjoint.--  Tickets issued throiiKii  anil  baggage  cltcckud   to  destination. .  Tourist - - Car s  Fttcai  r.KyiiLsToKK  Sill-liny toSI,. I'jiul    DjilfiiR.wiit Wotlnos-'  dii'v to  Kii.sl.er.ij .Oiiiu/Li-ui <md   L". S.  lioint.s- '  Kif ty�� ' ''  l^li O'ti s eiii cl  DolIei3?3  To  he  Expended   on    the  t'ullowing   .Mines:  v>Vi  #1a1  r  n 8 '4-f  Connections    Daily   (ywcojvt   Sunday)  To Kevclstokc iii:i.l .Main Line point-;.  �����. m. Lv. .SIjW-AN    C1TV   Arr., 6:40 p. m.  To St&xttv. JTsifs'i.-; T111II rni'l l��<).s.sl;in<l.  12 noon Lv.  Si/*"AX" CITY   Art-.  11:20 a. m.  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INTERNATIONAL  Bait Qbsvcs Knslo iit o:i3>~m.. arrives at S:10  fi.ra.;aitvarH Ainswortli.-a firlTi .l.i'i. iirrivc.-. nl  1 r&P:jvij< :l6��VBS IMlot Hny.-it 7:13 ti.in. nrrivcs  a.! :C3tP js.iiti_- Itcn-es Hiiifour nt 7:15 n. in.. iirrivi_>.  at 0.00 7ui*_" "Veuircs I-'ivo Milo point nt !l 11 ni..  nrrivcs.tifi.jtiK'.p.iM : nrrivi's lit XcNou nl !):I.j.i.  im., Ica.x-<s* 1:15: p.m.   K��-ui-}- iUr except tfiiml.iy.  ALBERTA."  rionl Isvivrs Ks\s\n ��t ?> p.m.. Tno--'L-iy.- nml  Satunlsiys. arrives al 1 11.111. on .Monit.iyi and  Thiii-MlaVs; loavfis Ain-MKi'lli al li.-" P "i . !'i"-  rivc-iiii ii:in p.m.; lo.ivri I'il'^t H-i.v ���'lt ' I'-"1-  m-rivus at 11 p.m.: leave.-. Ku-kunool; at III p '"���  ni-rivcs at 8 p in.. Sunday nm! Wedni'Mlny:  leaves Goal -Diver at 12 oVIm-k iiinlil. arnie*  .-it (>p.m.; loaves llmiiiiliuy a-t I ri.in. Uednos-  davAiiii Sundjiy. arrives C< p.ni : arnves a!  Jiunivor's l-"frry'.-Lt 8a.ni . arrive- m 2 p.ni  $115,000 Si 15,000 $115,000  $115,000  $115,000   $115,060   $ 115,000  This is I he PAY  ROLL  ft       -    that will   make  moo C  TOWNSITR  The Coming  jU*��JsAi*d lieitlw not   iin-lii'li'd.    ra-si'inrer-  >j >-S_ Juilernatioii.il   I'nnn   Nel-011.   SpnK-iiu;.  I.c..ir,..j--jHiJiiltsoii KiMitrtiny  lakt' sonlli  of 1 i-.  (1. 'V.��y. will comiorl. aL Unit point, nitli Die  - S. AlbuwLi.  Tti�� (-..mvMiy's ,-,tenii'"i-.-. connect   Knoti-uny  lakoiinil Sloean point- w tli  -d\ v ,ts, '", (l"'  I'liitud Stales and C.11 *-ti:i. 1'V ��'a> 01 .-.poiwini:  1  mid Koolenav j'iMM'.. ,    ,   ,        ..  Tickets   soli;!   unci   ba^U'ii!.:"   el:i".-ici"l   to   nil  S-uiiuts bv uiii-crson hU'.nner- oral our oflicc.  -    (i. ALliXAN'JJJC^. Ceil. AImii���  , y. ��. BcKixi". Kns-lu. Ii t".  Situated  at the junction    ,  of LemO'n ancl.Sniiiinit   -  creeks at the mouth of  the Twin Lake Pas's to  Kootenay    river    and  Nelson.  tTbo JapanesT Iinvo a lej^nd to tl'P f-CTecl  Ibot tbo <iowy jnicas In tlie heart of Liltu, or  rt>rysinthcmuni, r.re thu elixir of ll'e. Tha  Jollowins trat-.slntiCD fro.-n a nntivo voct, tia-  Vjial tisiisl, toueboa upo.) this point.]  O bloom of c-hryaniitheinuuij,  Faulod of old,  A fountain of rnyitnro ^  , And b-.veotnoss untol'JI '        '" "*  Tbo dewy vrino Fpirkled    \  TVitli lifa in its flame, ' :    ���   "* 1  And mortal�� partukuig        '_        ^  Iramortal buj.imo.  But, lo, tlioro hath c.poncd  A wocder'uJ Iloivor,  For Oo'i's lovo halb blosaoaed.  Boal life ia Its dower.  ��� c  And its potala Bbnll shlno  Jloro enduring than thine   -  VTltb Ibeir fsbulous trtasurea of Ilto  privina wine  For fairyland's store  And its dowdrops shaH glow,  And ltn fragra-uco Hhtill grovf  Troia uioru 1111 <.<> moro  WUlo tba ycoi-a vo^-.�� and efe  0 . **u  Dart *ire tho raor.nds n-here the snorr Watt li  b-.v.'cpln;,  Wild i-i tho cry cf tho v.-ind on its flight,  Cold i'j fay drift that tho nortli wi;id it, heaping  Over tJ:o uuj-sliiis tilone in tho iiialitl  AJone In  the  night and the dark that went  croejiinsj  Ont of hor oraik but o, daybreak ceo!  Anguished with .sorrov/, her v.-atch chu i3 kcern-  iiiff.  Fur would eh.o follow throu'jjh storm nnd  through snow.  Nay,   tender  mother,   havo douo Tvith. your.  v.'��epinjj,  Not ir. th.o r.ight nnd tho dark has he part.  Ilis all of hi ight heaven yave when ho is sleeping  A.nd dri>!i.!i:in.';   of heuvon, warn, warm  in  yoiir hc^rt.  . ���Harper's Bss&r.  LOOKED LIKE A SKIN.  HOW   MORRISSEY AND SCOVEL BEAT  A PAT STRAIGHT AND THREE ACES.  rood.  There is no rctisoii iu tho -world -why  mcu, whether  ii'vempo  men or men  of  ;(jcnir.s, fihould de-Mpise tho cooking of  their food. They never show, or are ro-  qiiirrd to show, tho sanio contempt to-'  ward any other urt, and on no other i8  their meiitul culm' moro completely de-'  pendent. An ill fitting coat is a worry,  but not sach a worry as dinners perpetually ill dressed. To many men! aud especially to men whoso work is sedentary  or ���whoso brains nro fnllyrtaxed, food  which is at onco light and nourishing is  , in absolute-,rjece.*--sit7 if they are to exert tbc-ir highest powers, and food of  thnt kind i3 obtainable only'by caro in  selecting meats and good cooking when  Ihcy aro selected. A man 6boald not  think too much of his dinner or devote  too lunch tim'o   to  preparation for it or  ��� enjoy it too visibly whoa it has arrived,  for all those ,aro animal peculiarities.  But to remain content with bad food,  when a littlo more thought of carefulness or criticism would procure it in a  stato fit to be eaten, is only what Scotchmen used   to  describe as "a wasting of  ��� tho inaircies."���London Spectator.^  BEARS  THAT. MIGRATED.  GLADSTONE  AMD. DiSl^ELI.  i'ho   \Vhj��   of   tho   Tvro   G'rcitt  I'remleni  WcroCarionsly Uulllie.  I hoard nearly all the great spceclic?  Bindo by both the men fii that parlia-  uiciitary duel, which lasted for so nanny  ycniB Aly own ohi,c-rvaticn ai.d judgment gave the f-.bpriiciity to Mr.'Glad  ctoiio-ali thx-OKgh, but I quito admit  that Difiracli t--tcod ni) v/idl to his great  oppenr-ut and that, it y.us not always  easy to award,th*a'i>rizo'of victory. 'J'ha  two men's voices were cuiiously unlike. Disraeli hv.d a deep,' low, powerful voice, hrcrd cvcry.vlicrc Ihronghoat,  the house,' but having little vaiicty 01  music in.it. Gltidsinnu's voice was  timed   to  a highc-r note, was  penetrat-.  inc.  resonant, liq  IS  ti am! full cf  ion   and  3    Cf    1UCE  Inttaniooi of Their Gatlicrisg: and Marching Away Together.  Manly Ilardy writes to Tho Forest  and Strt'am about bears that migrated:  "Tho iirst notice of these migrations  i3 to bo found in a book by John Josse-  lyn, entitled !New England Earetics  Discovered,' published in, 1878. In this  book he says that great companies of  bears sometimes traveled across what ia  piobubly the Piscataqua river. ���  "About 70 years ago, early in September, ray father ono 'night  witnessed ,a  bear migration.    The night was a dark  one.    Tho   bears  canic to tho cast bank  cf  t'x>" .Penobscot river in the   town   of  Orriugtou, .about seven miles below Ban: (  gor.   The bears could bo   heard  calling  and answering each other till low water,   j  when   th.ey   took   to  tho  water, .swam j  acicsB and landed en the Hampden side.   |  In the  morning  it  was  ft-siid  that a I  largo  number  had crossed." My father j  saw   their   tracks across a singlo plank ���  iua shipyard.     ' j  "Again, about GO years ago, a friend j  of mine, Henry Clapp, who is quoted in \  Oassino's 'Standard Natural History' as ,  an authority on bears, told mo that dur- 1  ing the fall   ho had gono on a trapping j  trip, but had found few beara, till   ono j  morning in   November after a snowfall .  ho  foiiud   the   tracks of  nine different j  bears, all headed up  ono  littlo valley,  j  For  several   days after that more   bear j  tracks wero   found,  all   headed  in   tho  Eamo direction���from cast, to west. They  denned up when it camo time to do eo,  nnd in the-spring headed oast again.  "It is believed among sporrsmen that  bears go back into tho woods to den up  and como to tbe vicinity of tho clearings every spring, but extensive migrations by bears are a3 littlo heard of 113  those, of wild turkeys and prairio chickens. What naturalists do not understand  is bow the animals, which usually scatter over miles cf territory, know how,  when cr whero to get together for their  trips." '_  A CLEVER FORGER.  an ex- ���  quisitr*. linoduiutiOH and music which  gave nty,;, cbarfps cf meaning to every  oujpuiipixcd v. oid: Iho ways of the  men were in almost every respect cuii- '  ons-'ly unlike. Gladstone was always  eager for rcnveii-aticii. IIo loved to talh  to- anybody aLcut anything. Disraeli,  even among Lis most intimate friends,  was given to frequent fits cf absolut*  aaud apparently gloosuy silence.  Gladstone, after his earlier parlia-n  ruentery days, becr.mu almost entirely  indifferent to drcrrs. Disraeli always  turned out in' the newest fashion, and  down to his lutet-t years went in the  get up of a young man about town. Not  less difTercut were the chtuacters and  temperaments of the tvro men. Gladstone changed Lis political opinion*  many times duiiug his long parliamentary career,.,but ho changed.his opinions cMly.in dcfeicr.ca to the fcrco cf s  glowing ccnvicticn and to the recognition cf facta and couditicna which,  ho could no longer ccntckntiously dis-'j  P'.i 4c. N��'body piobabiy ever knew what  ilr. Disracliis ical opinions were upon  any political qncstic-h cr whetlicr he  had any real opinions at all. Gladstone  began as a Tory and gradually became  changed into a Eudical. Disraeli began  as an extreme Radical under tho patronage cf Daifiei O'Conncll and changed  ^JORTHERN  11 PACIFIC RAILWAY  Solid, YestlDule Trains  Modera Eauipmc*1*^  THROUGH   TICKETS  TO  Torotii.i, Sc.-iUlo, Vicl��3��in, Vancouver,  '' PurUamd  nnd Cn.llfoi-i.riR Points.  Ht.   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"���.;"��� Poulh'Korki  ,'.,'���',(-,    ������ Spr.oiilof.  ;.-   !,'.v,j   " wiiitowntiu"  .. . uyiyt,    ������ Honi' Lake  ,,   jiiji^t    ������ .l\hOiii),'nn  lli::��    "'  Av.    10:."iO    '���  :?:1."> "  ���_':1.'. "  2:ltf) "  l:-IS "  i::w ;;  .huu'linii           "      1:12 "_  iinniloii       Leave 1:00  CODY  LINK  Arrive 1l:l'w:. 111.  ,, ,,.,���,,-, .. ,,, Sur.iloii  ' Arrive ll:l;>  '{ri-v-i:^   ���' ^y ���.''"^  r,..-iM:-<^-��"'l i��r��"''"'-*on applyal,tliccom-  ii;iiiyV. iitii;-.---  Xo:^-^,n^:a',t-.^.T^:- ���^"MSiii.V.Ky.Sft ^ CIKO. ^^^-ffi  Ore.;-.'),;.  But He ^Overshot tho Sturk aud Wm  ���_ -" "    1 rapped by tho Uaulc.  ^ot long ego thcio stood before tbo  paying teller's window of one of Now  York's big banks an unctuous littlo  mr.u smiling blandly over a $100 check.  Signature, indorsement uud every detail  wero correct. To make nssuvauco doubly  sure, tho littlo man explained with  some insistence, "Vou see, I havo had  my indorsement certified."  Tho obeck was paid without hesitation, but tho teller Raid to himself,  "Why is that idiot standing there with  such a broad grin, trying to fix bia fnoo  on my memory?" And duly ho took  note.  A few days later tho man appeared  at tho window again, his conntcnuneo  distended in tho snino smile,' with another check from the same firm. Tho  indorsement was certified in exactly tho  same way, and this timo tho amount  was $900. There was absolutely nothing wrong with tho check on its face,  and it came from a well known customer of the hunk. "In spite of all," said  the paying teller, "something told mo  that fellow was a ciook. So I said I  should havo to look up tho. account before it could be paid, and while be  waited T slipped around to the firm's  ofilce, which was  only a Ghort distanco  away.  "Tho check was [examined and pronounced perfectly good, and I was about  to walk away when tho head cf tho  firm eaid: 'W^iy, hold up. Wo'vo issued  iioc-bccke this morning.-' And-then I  went back and bagged my crook. Ho  had first sold the firm a bond and got  his original $100 check inpayment.;  This ho had used to imitate the firm's  eignaturo on tho second and likewise  to impress me with tho fact that ho was  ail right, so that when ho carno around  a second time Iwould not bother him."  r-0. D. Lanier in.'���jciibncr's.  :-ryL  cdy knew  that i  into^a Tory. But cv  Gladstone was at 'first a sincere Tory  and at last a sinc-cio Radical. ITobcdy  knew, .or, indc?d, cared, whether Disraeli ever wns either a rinccre Kr.dicai  or a-sincere Toi'y.'���Justin McCarthy ii  Outlook. '       ^   ���  ���1 Wliori   IJ-.ouiLiji   Wns  AtmlA.  One of Blcndin's   favorite  jokes ttm .  to  ofTcr   to   carry   echo   distinguished  spectator  across' tbo  rop^ with him oh  his back.  Everybody naturally rofufed, j  and thx gicvt equilibrist, with a genial .'  einiie, would n;iy, "I am scrry you  are  afraid J should drop you."   But ho wan ;  hoist once with his own potard. j  Ho wad  exhibiting  in Paris and wns  about   to  ciosa   the   Seine on his rope. !  Cham, tho great caricaturist, had corns  to mako a sketch.  Blcudin, recognizing ���  him, ut onco invited him to  crcaa with  him.  "With pleasure," replied Cham, "but  cu one condition."  "And that is"��� queried Blondin.  ���    "That, I shall carry ) ou on my back,"  answered Cham.  "Net if I know myself," anewered  Blondin.  ' "A-h," , uiuusphniitly d exclaimed  Cha-m, "this time, M. Bloudin, it is  yoa who are airaidl" -- Washington  Post.  A Story of an jraas-IcJ^  Ono day. while taking his favorieo  walk about the heath, Du Mnnricr taw  a gathering of people on. Aho borders of  tho shallow pond whiclr*sts a particular  attraction to Hampstead. A thia coating of ice covered the water, excepting  wlicro a littlo dog had broken through  and was ineffectually struggling to get  out-again. The. ice was. however, so  weak that whenever this littlo creature  drew its front paws np over tho edgo it  broke undor his weight and farced, him  to repeat this painful operation again  and again, until it looked na though tho  poor animal would bceomo exhausted in  his ofi'orts.  Du Msurier was in delioata hoalth nt  tho time, and, knowing that ths water  was nowlcro moro tbau tbreo feet deep,  called to tho idlers in the crowd,  "Hero's half a crown fcr tho man who  fetches that dog ashore." The offer van  not accepted, at least not soon enough  to satisfy the mercurial artist. So, do-  Epito tho doctor, into tho pond rushed  Du'Mavsrier, breaking biB way through  tho thin ioe until herccched tho drowning doggie, whicb he seized ia hia arm3 ;  and brought ashore, amid tho cheers of '  tho bystanders. \  His only thought now was to run  home rapidly in order to provunt a chill.  Ho v/as overtaken, however, by a man,  who pressed him to accept n piece of  money by way of rcyrard. Du Maurier  declined, with thanks, and pressed on  with " renewed vigor. The man, however, wo-uld not bp discouraged in hia  charitablo intention, but repeatedly ,  urged our artist to accept a tip for bin ���  ttoublo. Tho annoyance at length grew  Veyond even Du Manrier's fondness for  t joke, for the well meaning patron insisted npon pn'tting a tip into Du Mau-  rier's hands while he was fumbling for  hia doork^y on the front- steps of his  dwu housel :  Between this and tho miserable chilli-  aess of his garments Du Maurier finally,.,  forgot   that  courtliness which waa  his  distinguishing mark and  snapped  oat,  "Damn it, go to tho devil!" 1  "Oh, I beg your pardon, sir I" said  tho now blushing persecutor. "I did not  know you was a gentleman."���Harpcr'u  Rsfikly. - ���     ..       ...     -   .    . ..   ..... ���*  rtnisrs at tho Vropcr Time and of Coirecl  Amounts i>id the Trick���Morrlsscy Got  C1.C0O Out cf tho I'ot, Scovel Got tha  #:cht and tlio Others Got Lo't.  Tho passing of the Crystal saloon.  Gono, hut not forgotten. Erected in  1798. Razed only n few days ago. Tho  Crystal saloon, which adjoined the Frenr  House, was for over -10 years the principal and about tho. only rendezvous for  Kporting men in this city. It was the  resort of sach well known men as' John  Ilorrissey, John Daly,'Colonel Jim Sco-  ccl and ethers. {Stories have, been told  of plays of faro when the limit was tho ,  sLy.and whcio tho checks were piled  on a card as high as tho ceiling.  .Many good stories aro told of big  games played in the Crystal. One of tho  best is of the great pc.kcr gamo in which  tho lato John Worrissey and Colonel  Jim Scoycl were the two important  players:" It was nearly CO years ago. It  wns a bleak December night. This was  beforo Scovel was cent to tho United  Stutes senate by tho Jerseyites, and  when Morrisscy was at the height of.  his prominence. It was a six handed  game of draw. The game had been lagging on for three hours without any excrement. Moirifscy was about ��3,000  winner. Bcovol was a lorer cf about half  that much. Tho1 play which made this  story came up about 2 o'clock in the  morning. John was the dealer, Kcovel  sat to his left and whs tho first man to  speak,  lb was a ��20 "jack." ���  "Pass," ' said the big colonel, never  looking at his hand.  Thei next man.did tha same as Sco-  vel, but tho player who followed him  opened it for $150, the ici/.c of the pot.  The next man stayed, the next passed,  and when it carno to Moriisf-.oy ho tilted  it .*SG0. It waa now Hcovel's turn.  TdiorG waa ��320 now in tho center. _��;co-  velwas a poker'player of the eld school.  Ho would lay down fours as quickly as  tho amateur would draw four ca'rds to  en ace when it cof-t $100, and ho would  play a. thrco caid llufh if the pot wan  worth winning at all. Kcovcl looked at  his hand when Morrisscy had finished  putting in the cheeks. Hu staved at  John for a few moments, all th'e timo  fumbling his checks, and then in a cool  way wont down in his ' insido , pocket  and pulled out n large wallet.  "I'll raise you $810," Jim said.  . The man who had opened tho pot saw  both raises, for ho sat with a nice pat  straight in his hand, and tho next fellow pnt in $1,170. Morrisscy was nonplused when it camo to him. It was at  least' 15 ' minutes beforo ho put in the  $810.���  "I'm.' in so much I might as well  stay,'' he remarked, as ho picked up the  deck.  "How many, Jim?"  "Three," answered .Scovel, "and bo*  that they are good ones."  "Oh, I'vo got 'you beat.''' chirped  John, as ho dealt cut tho required uum-  bcr.  "I'll play these," was tho answer of  tho man who held the pat straight.   -  "That's n good thing," said Morrisscy, looking in a surprised way at tho  man.  " Givo mo two," was tho order of tho  next man,- and ho got them.  "Well, I only want one, and I don't  need it ufc that,"' remarked Morrisscy,  as ho took tho top card.  Tho man who had opened was ono o��  those fellows who arc always afraid of  a ono card draw, and ho merely chipped  23 cents. Tho next man was there with  thrco aces cold, and ho throw a $50  greenback in tho center. It was now  Morrissry's turn. He had "skinned"  his hand off two cr thrco times.  "Five hundred better,'' said ho, without moving a muscle.  During tho play tJcovel had been leaning back in his chair watching his opponents. Tho "gallery, " which is the  nam0 used for the spectators who congregate around the table, was moro excited than the players. The center oi  tho tablo was piled with bills.  "It seems like a shame," exclaimed  Scovel, ",butl'm going to raise you-$2,-  500, John," aud suiting tho action to  tho word ho counted off that amount in  bills aud tluew it in the middle.  Tho man with tho pat straight passed  without hesitating, aud tho next with  threo ace.-, concluded that his hand  wasn't worth $o,0C0 nioio, so he, too,  dropped out.  ' '".How about splitting tho pot, Jim:"  askod Morrisscy.  "Never," replied Scovel, "but I'll  lot you tako your last raise out."  "Mnko ic $1,000," said Morrisscy,  "and I'll go you."  "All right," said Sccvcl. "Whafd  you havo?"  "A lalla-pa-locFa," answered big  John, and threw his hand to Scovel.  Thero-waa a jack cf hearts and a deuce,  tray, four aud live of diamonds.    .  Soovcl turned his hand over and  showed the jack of diamonds, queen of  hearts, jack aud seven oi" clubs, and aco  of spades; ho had a solitary pair of  jacks. Talk about consternation. Tho  man who had passed on three acesmado  tho air blue, and the pat straight follow  fell unconscious. Scovel treated tho  house and took a cab to Albany. "If I  had only thought you was hlu\ug,"  said Morrisscy, "I'd havo sent \ iu to  '���Philadelphia ou a freight-train."  Thero was ��8,071-in tho pot, which  Scovel won with a pair of jacks.���  Troy Observer. ���'  - ���'   "i  The great wall of China is 1,600  miles long and traverses high mountains, deep valleys and, by means of  arches, wide rivers. Tho foundations  and corners arc cf granite, but tho principal part is of blue bricks. Tho last  official account of tho population of  China gives a total of upward of  400,000,000. ',    _____  ' Tho waste land of the United Kingdom, including mountains, heath and  common, is-cstiiuutc.0. at ��10 per cent.  ���Jflrai  HIGH   HEELS IN   EGYPT.  E*ipi>cr.< '.-:<:��:m to Up In i?ig;h  I'lii'.r \*. 1th  Cuiro 1Vo:i-.��n. '  It is hard to find u ipar, well fitting  Fht.u in Caiio, Ltc-aui-o the w.man cf tho  fellah clans goes harefcoieil and tho woman of tho harem v.-eais- slippers. Egypt  has no middle class of a ^ize to count  for anything. Tho f-.heie.'whcn one dis-  covcis it, ia too broad for the foot of a  European. It is round toed and without  an instep, for the use of a splay footed  generation. It has cither no heel or elso  cne that puts the "common sense"  models,to shame. It is a clumsy adapta-,  tion of its .European prototype, useful,  probably, but certainly not ornamental.  The slipper is a different .thing. -In  its lowest state it is bright colored. 1$  is a thing of tho soil and seems a part  of tho foot that has shuffled along in it  for centuries. Tiie cheaper slippers worn  by tho women of Cairo arc a yivid red  or yellow. They are very loose, bnt aro  too flexible to be altogether awkc/^rd. <  They havo soles almcht as thin as paper  und no heels. To walk in them is an arjfc  tliat can't be learned in one generation,  bat needs to be dcvi.loped through heredity, for they are always otrodden  down at the back, and it takes toes as  clever ��� as fingczs to hold them in position.  But Egyptian women can jump as  nimbly as others from extreme to extreme, and every mother's daughter of'  them who'cau afford it'wears stiltiiko'  Louis Quinzo heels. The women of tha  wealthier elates are odd sights in their  hatliko, black cloaks and white yak-  maks, tiltiiJi: through the streets with  a liberal display of pink silk stockings  and blue patin slippers that look fitter  for a' ballroom. Feet are Jill that u  veiled woman can (liEjJisy; and she  makes the most of them. In the narrov;  streets that load from the muski one  may sea in oa ten minutes' walk any'  morning stockings ami slippers'- of. all  the hues of the rainbow. The shapeless  silk cloaks that are universal for out-  rdoor wear are out conveniently short to  display black slippers embroidered with,  gold,'white slippers beaded with blue,  yellow satin slippers with whito lace  rosettes and dozens of red silk slippers >  with black beading. In Matarieh, He-  louan and otli'er suburban villages,  whero inauj* of tho pashas kcop their  haicnis, so that their wives may not buyout tho jewelers' bazuars of Cairo, the  display of footgear is oven more striking.  Tho women who have tho,largest fortunes invested in stockings aud slippers  are not apparently young and aro oftenr  er than not of unwieldy figures. Tho  feet eif Egyptian wemen aio not f.niall,  and these gay slippers aro apt to be in  "big sizes. , They aro frequently soiled  and Epotted, for the streets of Cairo aio  dirty, but they add to tho picturesque-  ncss of outdoor life aud to ono's appreciation of the ingenuity of women.-r  New York Tribune.'  RUSSIAN   HUNTING  DOGS.  The Ltiikas   Furnish  l'uod, Draw  Sled^ea  aud Supply Clothing to Their Ownem.  '   - Iluvdiiig Cox writes   about laikas, 01  ' the northern dogs, to tho London FieldB.  "Tho duties of the,true laika," he  says, "aro of an extremely varied nar  turo. Among tho Chincso about  1,000,000 aro eaten every year, while  in Russia the. beast is trained for all  sorts of hunting���Equirrels, bear, deer,  snipe, capercailzie, ermine, sable, and  all the other beasts are taken with them,  even tho wolves. It is estimated that  nearly. 1,000,000 rubles' worth of gama  is taken every, year -with the aid of tho  laikas in Rtipsia. Prince Schiriusky,  a Russian noble, is trying to get a cross  between the laika and some setter 01  retriever, believing that he would thereby obtain a dog which would mako. as  nearly a perfect hunting dog as is possible. '     '  "In tho polar swamps tho laikas are  used in drawing sledges, as well as hunting, by the natives, while their warm  pelts aro mado to serve as couts ane(  trousers.  "Tho laika has an upright, pointce^  car, which tho dog pricks when excited.  Tho muzzle is long and sharp, but powerful, set to a broad forehead. 'The  body is strong and at tho quarters broad  and powerful. Tho libs aro big and  iong. Tho chest is deep and bread. Tho  legs are ftii- running, while the* coat ia  thick, having 'cotton' under tho haii���  which make.0* it warm.   ,  "Tho chief colors arc from black aud^  black and tan to gr.iyi.-h, but tk'i dogs  are: never spotted in the pure blood. A  few eif tin-to dogs can stop a hear or  anything else easily.. Tho dogs are just  short of two feet higher."  Artificial  lY'trolemn.  Among tho .achievements of pcieuco i.3  tho  production uf   pettolcnm from lin-  1 Ee-edoil   by distillation underpressure.  1 Two   thconvs   have btvu held as to thu  '. oiigm of petroleum.   Ouoisthat it i-i of-  vege table, the   other of   auiu al origin.  I It is not unlikely that it uu,y be a com-  ' biuation of both.   Auiiuai and vegetable  1 oils filter through tbe ground and inighs.  by changes in   the chemical   laboratory  cf   nature  produce-  this substance.   Ac  all   events, the   fact is significant   and,  interesting, especially as   ti vcral petroleum hydrocarbons  have resulted from  the. experiments  us  uoted..���-N'ew York  Ledger.  IJmikoctV.  !      Tho elephant trumpeted loudly.  !      "What';;   the��� trouble?''    asked    tho  Chimpanzee. ".- .  i -"Somebody's worked tho shellgamo  ' on me," replied tho pachyderm as. ho  ' threw away tho bag oi empty peaiiufc  .'shells which.had   just  been  handed ta  him.���Philadelphia North American..  The Jteal Estate Blim's Pot Story.  Opdike   (discussing their new flat)���  The real'estate agent mid that my wifo  and I could h"��� **'�� uat for ^25 *>  mouth, but that, he would, charge anyone else $.10.  Fathorgill���That  tvna   the  offer  ha  1 -nnde mo and my wife, when wo though,^  of- taking it. ��� Uropklyu Eay-kv  M  U i42X��3>>Zrz..<zssK.vS:is'j!&Z  i*i%x��iaii2ax  6f  -i  M".  j-  ���,.,  I."  w  '};������'.  .,|t>  ,i ?.!.'.  TI MOYIE CITY LEADEE  lais^afiaasggsaBfirar^^  Published in the interest of the people  of Moyie City and East Kootenay.  S.UYTH & JUUSGKAVU,   -   -   I'tibllfcliers.  F. J. SMYTH,       -        - '    -       -        Editor.  RATES OF SUBSCRIPTION.  One Year..  .?2.00.  All   communications io the editor must be!  accompanied liy the writer's name and addre?s,  uotuecessnTily for publication, :hut as evidence  of good faith.   Advertising rules made known  upon application. '  The Tribune is the organ of the Western Federation of Miners.    The organization is fortunate in  having  secured  the services of such an able  writer as  Mr. Sovereign.    He   id   a   big,  broad  minded  man.     His    editorial    utterances are in keeping with a paragraph  selected  from  the  salutatory in    the  T/ibune- upon   the   occasion   of  his  taking charge, which reads as follows:  "We came not to foment strife  and  and contention, array interest  against  interest or employees against employers, but to aid in the unification of the  but-had sjJrung a leak and haei foundered the day before.  The crew left tlie  vessel in two honts just before she went  clown, but .when she did go under she  swamped one of the boats, anel the cap-,  tain and seven men were thrown imto  tho wat er and drowned. The other boat,  ���with the mate in charge, managed to  keep afloat until we. came up with it.  "Tlie mate- of the wrecked vessel, Mr.  Bradley, was a gray-haired, rough-looking man, but he seemed to have a kind  heart. Early in the evening-, when he  was sitting in. .the forward cabin with  the second mate and myself, he told ns  that the little boy, who was still in the  after cabin with Capt. Harris, liad been  , SATURDAY,  OCT. 1, 1R9S.  ���wuf ���cawiawwaat  AFKECTS   OP   A   JSOOM.   <  Sloean City furnishes a good illustration of the affect a boom has upon  a town, ISTot a town 'in western Canada had a more promising future. It.  ���had an ideal location, splendid water  supply and ���. the mineral resources  tributary were of the .best. If the  town had grown   gradually   and   the  people, entourage business enterprise,   shipwrecked twice before.   The little  o,i.,���,-,,->��� ��i.��������� 'f i i - fellow was the son of a sea captain, and;  advance the cause  of labor  organiza-   i   j , �� -^  i-    .A,  �� had been going to sea with his father  tions and teach the  necessity  of  pb-   and mother ever since he was born.  litic.il. reform."       ' About four years before, when the ship  on which this seagoing family were,  was nearing the. English channel, a  hea.vy fog set in. The second mate was  iu oharge of the deck, and the captain,  with his wife and' boy and the mate,  were at dinner. The captain's wife happened to think of something in the galley that cho'wanted,,and she wentfor-  The Sloean City 2STews has . suspended publication, and D. R. Young has  moved the plant to Nelson and has  opened the Standard Job Office. As a  hustler Mr. Young is without a peer  in British Columbia, and his chances  of securing his share of the trade in  the busy town of Nelson are good.-He  has the' best wishes of the Leaueh.  ward for it.   Just then a big1 steamer,  liusbandj^ind child were given up for  lost, although 1 begged the people to  return and'search the wreck for.them.  They would have done it, but the steamer could not'find the wreck in the fog,'  'nnd it was .supposed that she had foundered immediately after we left 'her.  I went home to my friends.   My husband had ,left very little money, and I  found that I should have to work for a  living.    I didn't, care to hire out as a  housekeeper.   I had learned navigation  thoroughly from my husband, and was  well fitted to take charge of a ship.   I  went to.a ship owner who was an old.  friend of my husband's, anel told him  just how things stood.     He  thought  that under the circumstances I coukln't  do beter than dress up as a man and go  to sea as a captain.  He found me a ship,  and I've been a skipper ever since.  And  now no one is going to take myt boy  away from me.'  " 'That'they ain't,' said good-hearted  Mr. Bradley, who then, ki&seel the boy  and shook hands with us all. In five  minutes he and his' men., were on their  way to the big clipper, and our skipper,  with her arm around the boy, was leaning against the faff rail waving her hand  Ti  \^  u  BREWEKY.  -BREWERS  OF���  IN"     KEGS  AND  BOTTLES.     '  FINE LAGER  BEEK  AND PORTER .  Orders Promptly- attended to.  R. Riesterer and Co., Props.,     ,  NELSON, B. C  FOR FINE  \m m  Since tho building of   the  railway  surrounding mineral' claims  handled   Moyie City   has   had' many  visitor*  ou their merits all would be well today  But in the spring of 1S97   a ,boom  struck   the   town.    Town   lots   went  nky high, and mineral claims sold like  hot cakes.    The wildcatter got in   his  deadly work, as did also the real estate  shark. , Mere prospects were sold   and  bonded for fabulous prices, and almost  worthless mineral claims were stocked  for from $100,000 to $500,000.  '  This unnatural and unwarranted  gust of prosperity served as a boomer-  rang, and   today   tho   once   thriving  They visit the mines, look over the  beautiful townsife and go boating on  the lake. Then they all arrive at the  same elusion. It is simply that Moyie  City has the most mineral backing  and brightest prospects of any town in  East Kootonav. * ��  J. J-..JLJ L'-  -UfLfTljUJ    KyXXJL  jS.jTA.A_..  "I hava been going to sea these 25  years," said the stewardess of an American coastwise steamer, one afternoon,     _ ^  _, ,cabm  of the v��se- to which she be-   lashed  .him��*Tf  nn*  +>^   n+.+i* wi���-  little city  is  practically 'depopulated,    'onged, "and yet I was .never wrecked".  loomed  up suddenly in the fog, and,  without' any warning, struck the ship  aft and smashed in,the cabin. ' The poor  captain was crushed to death, but the'  mate and the littlo boy were onlj*- imprisoned by the broken, timbers.'The  mate cried out a number of timesj but  received no answer.   He could hear occasional whistles from the  steamer for  about half an hour.    Finally he made a  struggle and succeeded in tearing away  enough, broken ,tiniber to liberate himself.   He took the little boy with him,  and going on the deck found'that the  wreck was sinking.,     The vessel had  been deserted by the others, who ks<d  probably climbed on board thesteamer.  The wreck was now nearly even, with  the water, and the mate made a little  raft and launched it.   He took the boy  anel the surrounding country has been  given a setback  from   which  it   will  . take years to  recover.    The town that  once supported two good .newspapers  <* is now without a paper of  any  sort,  and    business  firms  that were  once  prosperous   are   on   the   verge   of  a  collapse.    Mines that should be working are lying  idle,  being   lied   up   by  litigation, and all  busine&s is   practically at a standstill.  Sloean City is not alone in her distress���there arc others. Silverton,  New Denver and Wardner have suttered tiie same fate and others may I'ol-  'ji Iheir wake. Of course most of  them will eventually -come' out all  right,-<but it will take them some timo  to recover from the blow.  Moyie City^s growth has been steady  and permanent, and never sliowed a  particle of evidence of a boom. As a  consequence the town is no larger  than it should, be with 'the present  amount of business.  A.   TEKiUltjr/E   ISPISODE.  Harper's weekly is fierce in its  Wrath against the men who have blundered through the United States war  with Spain.  "A terrible episode," it says, "has  occurred in the history of the county an episode so criminal that the  glory of war and .victory has been  dimmed by the wrath caused by the  wrongs and sufferings of the soldiers  who have fought tho war and achieved  the glory."  The same journal  makes  effective  answer to Alger's we.ik  pica that  war  is always accompanied by horrors, and  therefore   ihe   country  ought  not   to  complain.    "Thirty years ago," itccn-  tinueV'we s.uv   (he  soldiers   coming  home hum a   war   they  had   endured  for   four  years.    Many   of   them   had  lived in camps and fought over  fields  from which the bkeluloiib of today   are  carried to tlie  hospital.    Their  ranks  Were thin.    Sumo  companies   brotu/lit  back a ille or two   led   by  a   iioj^uIii-  midsioned    officer.      Somo^rode  carriages;,  but  in  thej- were wounded  men, not men sick with fevers. The  -men who marched moved with the  vigorous stride of health. In that day  wc did not see such ghastly reminders  of the war as we are seeing now in  camp and on the return of the  who enlisted for the War  saw the victims of southern  Then we saw men  their captors had nothing for  Now we boo  men    starved  stricken because their government has  not the  men  unless  we  prisons,  starved   because  them,  and lever-  capacity to take cure of them;  ���and even seems indifferent to their  sufferings,'-'  Kootenai  Sovereign  write.-;,  .a-  Herald:    Idaho   joitrnal-  iBiu has received a  valuable  addition  m tin; person of Hon, J. R, SoVef eigii;  the   well   known   labor   leader:   Mr!  lias  a   national   reputation  upon   economic   questions  1-rcuui'ant   pen.    He  has  as-  ���wined udi lor in J charge of u,e  i*.'<J -f-nbuue, published  lNTo ship I have been, on eve-r lost so  much as a spar while Twas aboard. Yes,  my life has been very commonplace.  There has been no romance connected  with it. Stop, though;' I did playavery  smoll part in a romance once!' That  'happened fully 20 years ago. I sometimes'wonder if it wasn't all a dream.  It seems stranger to me now than it did  even then." The stewardess paused,  wi th a far-away; look in her eyes.     '  "When I was young I went on sailing  vessels instead of steamers,'" she continued.    "About 20 years ago I visited  some friends in the country after a  voyage, -and then I came to Jfetv York to  find a ship/ TheagentI went to told me  that I could go as stewardess on a ship  bound to Australia.   'The skipper,' said  he. 'is a good man, buthe'saregularold  match'   I said 1 didi_-fc mind old maids,  and so it was settled that I was to go  with the 'old maid captain.'   The next  day .1 went aboard and reported to ray-  new captain.   He was called Harris. He  was short and rather slightly built, with I  mild gray eyes, but with a full, heavy  black beard.   He seemed about 35 years  old.  His hands were small aaid delicate,  and his voice was high and just a trifle  shrill, and he walked up and down the  deck  with  a  mincing   sort  of    gait.  Thinks I, 'Capt, Harris, if vou wasn't  a skipper you'd have made a first-rate  single woman.'    I regularly despised  him until the first storm came on.  Then  he went on deck and handled the. ship  hi such 'a way that 1 saw he was the  best navigator I had ever sailed under.  After that I began to think better of the  old maid captain.   1 never saw- a captain  ao considerate of his men.    If one of  them was the least bit sick, the captain  would go into the forecastle and look  after him as tenderly as any nurse. And  when the weather was bad, he would  not let the mates make tho meu do nny  work that wasn't really necessary.  The  mates used io make fun. of tlie oaptain  behind hhs back for being so considerate  of his men, but somehow I thought it,  was a good trait in him.  "I began to watch tlie eaptaiu closely,  and I svoon made up my mind that there  was some mystery about thnt man.  Once on a pleasant evening 1 came on  d'eck and saw the captain looking at tho  red sunset with tears in his tiyew. Another time, when I thought ho was on  deck, I went into the after cabin for  Gomething, and I found -him then*.  What do you think ho was eloing? Why,  ho was sewing-,- and cryijig infy. the"  ba rgain. 'They ;rr<; right in cnJlme vou  tho old maid capUin,' thinks 1.  '"The male, Mr: Wood, was a tall, ftne-  loOking    down^c-aster.      The    captain  seemed to like him, but I thought how  much hemtist vir^hh /size and jstreng-f h.  The captain; thtfugh, rtas   much   the  smarter man of,tho two.   The mate,  somehow, .seemed to take a fancy to me.  I was young in those days.   Ilowas nl-  ways running into the cabin on Some  pretext  to  see  me.    But I never encouraged Jiim.   Yqu s,ee, I was engaged  to  be tho mate of another mate? and  that mate, poor fellow, was lost at sea  a  few years ;>ftenward.   Although the  captain didn't seem to care much about  me, he didn't fancy Die mate's taking a  liking io mfc.   That used to puswle me.  "One-morning when we were' iii the  iSduth Pacific, some one cried out tliat  yhere .wasla small boaf with se-veraJ  people in it in sight oh the lee bow.   We  .bore away, for the boat, and pretty woon  ��*wiS. al.?-fa^si.<?.liht Bl*lp.. ^ive-meh anel  at  ���Idaho  Wallace.  lashed himself and the little fellow,  Soon afterward the wreck sank.   Next  morning it wos clear", and the'mate and  the boy were picked up by a small iiron  bark bound to Japan.   The bark; how-  over, got out of her course,,and was  driven ashore on a small island, not far  from the Philippines.   The island was  inhabited by friendly natives, who took  care of the stranded crew, but nearly  three years  passed before anjr- .vessel  touched at the island. , They were finally taken off by a man-of-war, which  landed" them, at Borah-ay.     There the  mate was ftaken sickand sentto ihe hospital, and while in, hospital he Was visa  ited by Mr." Bradley.   Mr. Bradley, who  had once been befriended by the boy's  father, said, that the bark he was on  was about to sail for 2srow York, and he  undertook to deliver the little fellow  to his friends.   But now tie' poor boy  was again on his way to the'other'side  of the world.  "While Mr. Bradley was finishing Ids  account of how be came by tho boy,  Capt. Harris came in from the   after  cabin  and  said  that the little fellow  was sleeping nicely.   Mr. Bradley began to .tell the captain about how the  boy was wrecked tho first time.    Then  the captain rose up, palfeand trembling,-  and asked the naone of the ship.   When  Mr. Bradley gave the name of the ship  that was run down, and said that"tiie  boy's father was Capt. Wilson, the skipper staggered back, and then   rushed  intotUeaftercabinasif he had gone madi  Wecouldn't make out what was the matter with him.   An Jiour la ter I went into  the after oa.bin for something, and I  saw tie captain leaning over the boy  who was fast asleep.   - The   captain  looked up, and I noticed that his eyes  were ired, as if he had been crying hard-  Thinks I:  'Well, well, you are an old  cruaid of a captain, indeed.'-  "The next morn ing we were becalmed.  ^ ear by us lay a big clipper ship, which,-  toward noon, sent a boat to us.   The  officer in charge of tlie clipper's boat  said thnt they were bound for Kew  York, but were short-lianded,. nnd h��  told Mr; Bradley that he and the other  men from  the lost barque were welcome to come on board and work their  passage   to   the   United  States.     Mr.  Bradley'jumped at the chance, and when  bis  men  were nil ready to leave our  ship,  ho  looked  arouncl  for   the boy.  Wc found the littJe fellow in the cabin,  where ho  was being petted by Capt. \  narris.   The captain inade a great out- '  cry  when  Mr.  Bradley said that the  Ix.y wotdd have to go with him.   Our  skipper begged hard for th j youngster,  but Mr.  Bradley  .said that he would  have io  take him to his friends,   Mr.  Bradley was about to lead the youngster  out of the cabin, when Capt. Harris  fell on   his knees and put liis   arms  around  the boy,    Then he looked up  to Mr. Bradley and said:  "You must hot take him. I nin his  father!'  '"His father!' replied Mr. Bradley.  'What do you mean ? Whv, I knew Capi  Wilson myself. He was at least ten  years older than yOti, and was a large  man into the bargain. Come, let me  have the boyJ'  " 'No, no,' cried Capt. Harris, pressing the littlo fellow still closer to him;  '1 may not be his father, but I am' his-���!  ... '"Don't say you're his another,"*  sneered Mr. Bradley. .  r." 'Yes,' I am his ���moiiier Is was the r'e-  .pJy-'. ,.j .....������   -''Aiid.vvith that,Capt. Harris pillled  6fT tho-heavy block beard I mentioned.  There w.a's no doubt about ii   The cap-'  to them.  "Now I understand the captain's liking for Mr. Wood, our mate. She. was  in love with him, and of course she was  a little jealous of me! The whole mystery about Capt. Harris was accounted  for.        .  "One evening some weeks afterward,  when'we were in the Indian'ocean, 1.  glanced. through the after cabin door,  and wbatdo you think I saw ?, There sat  our mate, Mr. W7ood, by the side of our  skipper. She had her beard off, and I  noticed' then that she had let her hair  grow. In Mr. Wood's lap sat the little  boy. She was looking tenderly at Mr.  Wood, and he was talking to the boy as  if lie had made tip his mind to lye very  good to him���for liis mother's sake.  Then I knew that it was all settled.'.���  N. Y. Times.  ADDRESS  Oo.,  NELSON..  LILLIE   BROTHERS,  . ���There ore some merrwho experience  no greater enjoj-tnent than sharpening  a dull knife.���Atchison Globe.  V , t  DO'JSTT FORGET  TO CALL AT TRE  -"������''^���^S^S?  Boot & Shoe Co.  KELSON,  FOR  B. C  ie Supply Go,  Hardware,  Groceries/  Dry Goods,,Stationery  Etc., Etc.       ,  M0Y1E,    EAST KOOTENAY, B. C  The,above, hotel has been repenfely erected, and neatly furnished throughout.  Cosy  and Comfortable. Rooms.  The bar is supplied   with   the  ,   best  brands   of liquors   and  Headquarters for Mining Men,  WERY  JOSEPH NEITJERSTADT,.rrop...  Lager beer.sold   by the. Keg or  dozen  bottles. ��� ��� .  LAKE - SHORE  Barber Shop  ���AND���  Bath Rooms  Bottled Beer  in Stock. . . .  ES&CO;  Outside Orders Given Strict Attention.  E. MUSGIIAVJE,       -  MOYIE, B. C.  ���,   Fropr'letot'  Toronto  HOUSE.  Clothing  Dealers in  Fresh and  Cured Meats.  CANADA DRUG and BOOK CO.,  LIMITED, NELSON,  15,  C.  Stalonery, Office Supplies,\Wall Paper.  Drugs, Patent  Medicines.  Dniggists'  Sundries,    Mail   Orders  Meu's suit.s,��Stiif-ts and Underwear, boots, chocs  and Rubbers, socks, gloves and brncee,  Everything tlie'j'ailroad  and city man. wants. ...  Give us a'call.-^k*  KE��D & CO.,  CBANBROOtf,   -   - , B. C.  PORT      STEELE;    CRANBROOK.  WARDNER and' MOYIE CITY.  Solicited  ������THE--  WOODBINE  -  HOTEL  If You  Want Anything  W THE DRUG LINK OR"  ASSAYEHS'    SU1TL1ES,  ' Call on or write  W.-P. TEETZEL & CO,  .    NKLSO.V, 13. C,  AT  THE  -r(*< j.  SA^JlJiiKl.So  Logging Camp  Twenty miles west of Moyie City and  on the line of the now Crow's Nest  I'a'ss railway is now, prepared to give  good accommodations to the traveling  public, having been thoroughly overhauled and remodeled to itccommo-  datc the increasing trade. The beat  brands of Hquora are supplied at the  bar, and the proprietors/who arc old  timers, can give full information to  the traveling public. Good fltab.ing  in connection with the hotel;-'  BEAULTEU & PLANTE  CANADIAN PACIFIC  Railway.   Company  ���AND���  Pacific  Direst Koiite  and Sujperior' Service'*-  To ICLONjitKI-: n,nd YuKONvGolil Fields.  To 1'ncillc Coast, Clillin,- Jnpnit rfurt AUstrnHa. .  To Enstei-ii liiul Ku'rope'an point.*--.  Tickets issued Uffotigli iiild  b��ggri��c  checked.to dcstlnMsidn.  iiiikcr St;, NELSON", II. fr".    '  Wholesale  Groceries  andj Provisions  I-IItST (>^,A*i.s A.VSOMMJ.KT.  mm:ii oKumts 1'noMi'TffY ATTE;��j��r,j) t0.  i\ o,.fibx 214. ' ;  C,B,;MAlilTfBSCO  *.'U oft��K in. hst.fmirfhn&H.i; aid eried,'  '.[''pbtt.tipii'i  hiiikR.jS  hnf  -iVm' Ri'$  c^umiB6fVk/iVia^:!<        ���"   ... 'I'TbiiVa exactly viMU)l&?Miiti\iii  Ekippcir, rising to .her,&& s^i piiifiinef  and puthiraiii ftfjfi'yfcrih, und took  nimsometlhixjff.^Ml;iwMiJe the rescued   wt       , ,-  -,-.-,������ ���^������-.���-���.-.-       ,  ���  men were telling hs how they came to be    f    i      i P-:   <A^'r m?  in the the open boat.  They belpnc-ed to I Jiusbancr�� KlliP had been sti-uck by the  a 15ark -which -was bound to New York    ateamcr>" 1 ^f**s lifted on board of the  ' I other vessel by two of the men,   My  ��� HkaVyM in  1 laffitc Gtoclc of Iiay, b'��ito  a/id Erdsh Vegetable's always  on'ddnd. Prompt attention  giveii to mail orders. Agents  ;. Lion Brewery, Rossland.  BAKEK ST" I        nelson; b, C;  CAFS  located; and Jirfif.  cluaniii till rifoir I merits. ';'..;  >    TASS 'UE.tJ5LSTO.KK  GfiUy lb St. t'iiul. Dail^'eJtcep'tvWl-  iliV-y to Eastern' Cftiia'diiiu liu'd U. S.  )>o'ln'tn.' , ,;".���'  Procure Time Tiibles; Mapa; 6tc.; nii'i  Ascertaiiil^re'serit  -���**-  E. C. CLARKE,  *ucl:.fiiil iu'fbrm'fiiio'ri ,fev  lieldressiiig acfti'esi  foc'iit  ��� Hgiiiif,. or  W. K. ^NtiMsO^;    ' Trav"; I'M Aiolil; -  ��� ��� .V'j-.'ii.  .  Nelson.  E. J. adf'LEJ  District Passenger Agent;  Vancouver  B. C.  .Bo sure your ticket.roads via. V; f\ H.'

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