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 V0L.9,N0 25.  tSHOES  MOYIE, B. C,  SEPTEMBER 29. 1906.  Are what are wanted���reliable shoes are -what  we sell. We havo for nearly eight years studied  the shoe .trade in Moyie, and  don't you think we  3?   ought to know just where to buy, how to  buy and  }]h  what kind to buy?  We buy from the maker, who. backs up the  quality of the shoe. And when we say the shoe is  a J'good un," it-is���or hold out your hand for the  cash refund.  FERNIE MINERS ARE CUT  Union   Clashes with  Non-Union Men,  "--'***  thor oughly"  and, prom-'  ptly done,.  G. Stewart, at the drugstore-  is our agent.  W. H. WILSON, Craribroo^.  i.2 A YEAR  LOCAL NEWS.  THINE THEY SHOnLD JOIN  f  Are   Reaping   Benefits of  Good-Wages, But Don't  ��� '      Want to Pay.  Wlien-We Advised you to buy-  North Star, Sullivan, Nicola Coal, the shares of  -these stocks   wero worth  4�� cents       2�� cenis 4 cents  You can sell these shares to day for  '  22 cents       Li cents 11 cents.  Get in  now.  Beale & Elwell  ��� V-raw? MOYIE, B.C  DON'T FORGET  to go to the right place when wanting vegetables,  . Carrots, Beets Turnips, Parsnips,  Onions,   Cabbage   and Potatoes.  All fresh and sound and prices right  AT  > x  ���'��� >'* ii        _   " . ,  MOYIE'S   LEADING   HOTEL.    *-*.. .��  Hotel Kootenay  \  The best of accommodations |  for the Traveling Public. J  I  Largo and Commodious Sample Rooms. Billiard Booms.       ��  McMAHON BROS, Proprietors. |  WWWW W^v^WW W"W WW W^W~W^^'WW^'JvsrW W~7v5rW'W   %  "C. B. C."  "\Ve have secured these  corsets   for  Moyie, and would   like   to   have   the   <^  ladus' opinion   of  tbem.   We   have jflh  them in styles  and  sizes   to  fit   all  (j\k  figures at prices ranging from 75cts to  $2.50. '    ��� "f  Let us show them to you.  -�����-���-<-  jlL*  THE   LEADING   LADIES' AND MEN'S   FURNISHER.  WWWW ^5T$s-z$*r-'vfW-WWT^-y^ 'WJviW7^  ��  Kz-ste.WWW~W,-v*"*-5-:*9�� *v-  '     Imperial Bank of Canada.  SAVINGS DEPARTMENT.  Deposits;.of $1.00 or upwards received.  There is no better investment than a Savings  ��� ''���-.'��� Bank deposit.  Once opened it grows whether added to or   not.  Interest  allowed at  current   rates   and   compounded twice a year. \H  CRANBROOK BRANCH. |  J, F, M, PINKHAM, Manager.       |  W " . __ ��� ���  ���'       ���  ��� **  'seshl^&^lwrs^  Fernie, B. C, Sept 27.���At a meeting of the members of the local  miners' union held in their hall this  afternoon, it was decided to remain  out on strike until the coal company  guaranteed to give them their old  places again, and until the company  agreed to their demands respecting  th-vsigning of the books and tho check  off.  The following, taken from the Fernie'Ledger seems to be a fair and un-  baised statement of tbe situation:"  - "Once more the minors, the Coal  Company and the people of the city  and viciuity who are materially inter  ested in tbe continuation of work in  the mines, taut branch of industry  being the chidf one of the district, are  face fo face with a suspension of ope rations, owing to a disagreement between  employer and employee .  "Divested of all verbal garniture,  the whole matter is summed up in the  one fact that the union men in the  Coal Creekmiues are demanding that  the non-union men shall pay their  share of the expenses of keeping up  the uniou, because the non-union men  receiye the same banefits of union organization as do the union men, who  pay all the expenses of keopiug up  their fight-for their rights.  ���The non-union man sets up the  claim against this argument that he  has tbe right to work when and where  he can, and at whatover wages he  may please to work for' or be able to  get. Theoretically this'is correct, but  in practice the non-union man has  always and is now benefitting by the'  results brought about by organized  bbor, both as to conditions and as to  wages, and the union man claims that  as he enpys theseimproved conditions  the same ae does'the union man, the  non-union man is morally bound to  contribute his share towards the expense of such organization."  The men werecalleJ out in pursuance to the following telegram from  John Mitchell.   lNDIANAPOLISrI-ND.rSeptrllthr  P, H. Sherman. Blairmoue.  Give nonunions one   week  to   join  Alex Chiobolm came up from Spokane yesterday.- ,���,' >���  Miss Lulu Crowe returned Thnrs-  day fiom her visit .'to Nelson.   - - .  Read Beale & Elwell's advertisement ro stocks.  "Rod" McDonald has severed his  connection with- the Talace hotel in  Rossland.    '       ."  M. A". Beale was up from Cranbrook  Wednesday.  The organizing of the I. W. W. in  Cranbrook has been deferred for a few  weeks. ���-���'-.���  Frank Hart returned Tuesday from  tbe east, where he has been liviog for  the past year. "*.'"  C. A. Foote went to Kingsgate today for a few days' hunting."  Miss Mao- Nicholson left" yesterday  for Elkmouth   to .take charge of the  school at that place.  .   J. L.   Murphy is taking Mr. Att-  wbod's place whilo the latter is awuy  on his trip e.ist.  The wife and children of W. H.  Aldridge are here" and .'are domiciled  at the manager's residence.      -���  \V. P. White, superintendent at the  St. Eugene mine, was in Cranbrook  on business Wednesday.  Frank Feroglia and Elliot Crowe are  leaving today for New Westminster,  where they will attend Columbia col-  lege.-  PeterEnoch and Ben Obert have  returned from West Kootenay, where  they have bee a for several months.  The Hooligan's Troubles Co. had a  big house last.Saturday 'evening, but  the show hardly came urj to'expecta-  tionn. '       ���*,'__  Harry Stephenson came over from  tbe La Platte - (Molly Gibson) mine  this week and is now working id the  St. Eocene mill.  Chas. Howarth, accountant for the  Porto Rico Lnmber Co., is away on a  trip to tbe coast.   ���  i    ���-  A-party  gathered- ��T. tho -by af.'lng  house of   Mrs. Gorman .last evening  and spent several hours in dancing.  Write Beale & Elwell for their  tationson" mining stocks.  Wm, Bird, who has been in the  Cranbrook hospital for some time with  a broken arm, is out and around again,  but il will be a while yet before be  can return to work.  AS TRIED  FOB ASSAU1F  John   Morrison Attacks Robt. Scott.  reff^qra-^^^  A  Fiftv-   Dollars   and   Costs  and   Three! Months In  Jail,  The Ksy  generally  to. Health.  unlocks *  The case against John Morriscn for'  an assault on Robt. Scott was tried iu  tbe court house here Tuesday before  E. A. Hill and Mr. Trevor, the local  J. P's. It seems that last Saturday  night while Morrison and Seoit were  working in one of the lower levels of  the St. Eugene mine they became involved in a quarrel, and some hot  words passed between them. When  they came up out of tlie shaft for lunch  the trouble was renewed, and, according to the testimony of the wittnesset-,  Morrison rushed out of the darkness  at Scott and struck him .in tho face  and knocked, him down aud kicked  him. The supposition is that Morrison had a rock or some blunt instrument in hia hand, for Suott received a  terrible blow on the nose and will  probably be disfigured for life. The  J. P.'s reserved sentence until [he following morning wheu ths ac^ued was  given $50 and costs aud tnVe'eVinionth -  jail, the   three  month^Hg&tsuce  a-  drawer    well    packed'  with seasonable underwear.  FALL AND WINTER  WC-OLEN   UNDERWEAR  -, are prime- requisites to  ' assist in promoting and  keeping you healthy.    We have a nice stock  bought specially for  gentlenen   who    want  serviceable garments af-not too high prices.*   *  Buy what you need now and get the good of  them as cold weather approaches. '  ���AND���  Macdonald;  * i^^i^**5----^^ guti^jfli&iasa^ '  GENERAL  NEWS  NOTES.  Gans cle.indd up $32,000 in the fight  with Nelson.  Cranbrook is to have a branch of the  Salvation Army.  Tbe   Spokane   Interstate  fair   this  year is a great success.  The Alaska-Yukon exposition will  be held in Seatlle from June Gin. to  September 30th, 1909.  in  being suspended pending his  quo-  havior.   Mr. IlilJ called the  organization and pay check-off other  wide, union men should refuse to  work with   them.  John Mitchell.  It is said on very good authority  that through freight- trains from  Cranbrook-^ to Spokone will be running within a few weeks. That will  prove quite an innovation.  ON THE FACE OF  IT  it's what it pretends to be.   It's genuine and there isn't any better made.  When it comes to  ��� SOAP FOR FACE USE  you can't be too particular in buying.  Toilet Boapsfor tbe face we recommend our medium priced, daintly  perfumed, aud give that velvety softness tb the .skin tbat ladies so much  admire. Buy a box or a cake as you  like. -      .  The Moyie Drug  and St|tionerj Co.  Now is the time to get in ou Sullivan, North Star and Nicola coal, .when  the market is rising.  Some important improvements have  recently been made in the living ap-  partmeuts of Rev. Mr. Sowerbutts,  pastor of the Methodist church.  Miss Gibson, formerly a school teacher but now representing an insur-  _apc_e_Cp._fo_r_ladies,_is in_town_and-is  the guest of Mrs. Gorman.  Robt. Campbell is down al" Pincher  creek with a hunting party. He has  sent several ��� birds and ducks home  since he has been away.  Peter Corrigan passed through  Moyie Tuesday going to Rossland.  He has just returned from Cobalt,  He, like many others, lias had enough  of it in the mining camp in the cent  belt.  A nice girl goes with every 20th  Century brand suit or overcoat. You  get the suit or overcoat here, and the  girl afterwards���if you don't it is not  the fault of the clolhes, because they've  done all that clothes can do to make  you a winner.   At E. A. Hill's.  prisoner's  attention to tbe_cowardly manner in  which he at'.ackdd bis victim and gave  him some advice which he will do well  to beed in tbe future. Mr. Trevor  then passed sentence, and tbe court  adjourned)  Next Year in Oranhrook.  The stock of the Consolidated Mining <���# Smelting Co. of Canada, Limited  is^ow quoted at $145 a share.  METAL   MARKET.  New York���Bar  Lead, $5.15.  London���Lead, .��18 12s 6.1  silver, G7J  cent*  Cecil Prest has resigned as city clerk  in Craubrook, and T. M. Roberts will  uu i.ju Bt.��-Ci6sur, oiler October XIt.  The next meeting of the Alberta  Press Association will bo held in Cranbrook. F. E Simp30n, of the Cranbrook Herald, attended tbe annual  meeting which was held in  Medicine Hat last week, and not only  was heelcoted president but succeeded  in having the meeting in 1907 held in  his home town.  The C. P, R. has donated $200,000  towards assisting the City of Winnipeg  in securing an adequate and suitable  water supply,  The new ore shoot on thi 1600 foot  level of tlie Centre Star is tbe talk of  Rossland. It is 40 feet in width and  assays $i8 to the ton.  Taking a Rest-  _J._ AUwocd,__the_ C._JP._R. .station  agent at Moyie, is taking a two weeks  layoff, aud.Thursday lie and his wife  and daughters Annie and Nina and  son Willie left for Winnipeg and Nce-  pewa. Mr. Attwood haa aomti farm  land near Neepewa which he intends  disposing of.  '^W. R. Hearst, Democrat, and Chas.  E. Hughes, Republican, have received  the nomination for governor of New  \Tork.    Moyie and Cranbrook are not' the  only towns that are squabbling over a  prize cup. Kaslo and Nelson are at it  hammer and tongs just now.  Statues for .the Church.  Two large statues for the Catholic  church arrived  here   this  week from  Montreal.   They are" now being put m  place in the church, and will be blessed  at tomorrow evening's cervico. 'Father  Choiuel of Cranbrook will be -here/,as  as also Father   Taveruier   of   Fernie.  The slatues, one of the Sacred Heart  of Jesus and tho  other  of ,St. Peter,  wero made by Mr. Carli   of   Montreal,  and are nrol��!iKiir_��t.__i���0._��._t���n�����_  Koo'-onay.   Each stands five feet Fir.  inches.   Tbe    3tatue   of   the   Sacrecft  Heart was given to tbe church by Mrs.  Jamts Cronin, ami that of. St. Peter  by the ladies of Ihe Altar  Society.  The Nelson fair is already bringing  some direct-returns; Rliill estate-  agents report many enquiries after  land and a few sales to settlers.  Right You Are-,  FeruieFroe Press.- Tbe  Crjnbrook  Labor Day committee still  refuses  to  hand the cup and piizo money oyer to  tlio Moyie hose toain.   Moyie wju tho:.  race any way   it   can   bo   looked  at...  Either by taking tho average of the -  .three times or by taking the  medium?  time, they made  the run in 20 3-5  seconds, Cranbrook made it in 26 4-5  seconds.   These times are admitted by  all to be correct and we cannot see how  Cranbrook   can  justify    their courso  .on.technical-grounds-in-withholding���  .the prize.    Such tactics will do much  to hurt   tho   town   and   its   Annual  Celebration.  ORANBEOOK  Cranbrook Herald:  ITEMS  Wreck at Maclead,  Last Tuesday's westbound passenger  train was ten hours late, caused by a  freight train wreck at Macleod. The  engineer forgot and ran into an open  switch and the engine and several.cars  were derailed. J. Furrell, the engineer  waa pinned under the engine and was  killed instantly. Jack Walsh, formerly of Moyie, was5 braking on the ill  fated train, but escaped unhurt.  Chnmbeilain's  Cough   Remedy  Acts   on  Nature's Flan,       .  The most successful medicines are  those that aid ^nature. Take U. when  you have a cold and it will allay the  cough, relieve the lungs, aid expectora  tion, open the Eecretions and aid  nature in restoring the system to a  healthy condition. Thousands have  estified to its superior excellence. It  counteracts any tendency of a cold to  result in pneumonia. Price 25 cents.  Large size 50 cents. For sale by the  Moyie Drug and Stationery Co.  Alderman James Ryan has been  gazetted us a member of tlie police  commission in place of J<imes Greer,  resigned.  V. Hydo Baker returned to-day  with hi-magnificent new automobile  of the Rambler pattern. It is 30  horBe power and a beauty in every  way.  It is reported that there is eyery  probability that a compressor will be  installed at the Stemwinder mine as  soon as Manager Ourran returns from  the east.   ^  One of the. prettiest weddings ever  held in Cranbrook was tho ceremony  tbat united Mr. Jabez Harris and Miss  Harriet Patmore in the holy bonds of  motrimouy this mornin-- at S o.clock  at the home of tbe bride on Baker  Hill.  By a vote of 68 to 7 the trades and  labor congress at Viotorra decided for  a new poitical party in Canada under  the name of the National labor p.irty.  Talk as you will about mining experts, but it was a j.ickass that discovered tho Bunker Hill and Sullivan, the biggest mine in tlie Cosur  d'Alenes. Now the j.ickass is to have  a $2150 monumunt erected to his  memorv.  "VPoBtmlnster   Exliibitiou.  For the above event the Canadian  Pacific Railway are quoting very low  round trip excursion rale3 same being on sale Sept, 28th to Oct. 2nd good  for return passage till Oct. llih.  Rate from Moyie $20.35, Daily  through sleepers are being op:rated  from Arrowhead, for berth reservations  on Columbia River Stoamers or Sleeper  apply to local agents or writo.~J. S,  Carter, D, f, A,; Nelson, B, 0,  Stonsland, the Chicago bank defaulter, h.is been landt-d safely in  the peuiteutiary at Juliet, Illiuois.  Slcnsland pleaded guilty to two indictments, both charging embezzlement. The maximum penalty under  the law is 14 years.  The Fall as.-izoa will begin in Nelson next Tuesday morning. Although  no official.word has been received, it is  generally expected that Chief Justice  riunter will preside. The only criminal cn-ae on the docket is that or  Laughlan. Bruce, charged with tlio  murder of Hugh McGarvey at Creston.  Improving Waterworks,  Some substantial and necessary improvements aro being made in tho  system of the Moyio -Wutor Co. Fivo  men havo beon employed for soma  timo building cribbing for the pipe line  leading from the dam. This has been  tho source of most of tho trouble during tho winter time in tho past, and  tho work boing done now will mako  tho water main practically immune  from frost.  George Siler, the n.-feroc in the recent Gans-Neleon fight, has filed suit  against William Nolan, tho manager  of Nelson, and Nelson himself. Siler  claims damages to the amount of  $50,000. Since the fight both Nolan  and Nelson have repeatedly been  quoted as saying that Siler recaived  money for giving a decision in favor  of Gans, and that bis conduct as  referee was dishonest.  Read Tate & Son'a'ad this week i[  you aro thinking ot purchasing a  watch,  A Perfect Timepiece,  we solicit the patronage   of  the "PARTICULAR MAN"'  who times his watch by the  second hand.  He will be interested in our  stock of HIGH GRADE  MOVEMENTS.  Our repair work will please  him.  Mr. E. A.  agent.  Hill  of  Moyie is our  W. F. TATE & SON!  Jewelers and Graduate Opticians..'  CRANBROOK, B. C.  Official Waloh Inspector for O. P. ]  Crow'5- Nest Pans Divi-ioa,. L*-*.".'a*rrw- <��� Mn��  BSS&'JBBSBafl  r.-.-f ,r- a, i-VtbttJcan1 'itn.'wiinw-vW. /i ^  :^...-..:.\:,TO��WmW^.^.1.^.���s^^aWBftwsBB4;^as^w^^  THE LEADER, MOYIE, BRITISH COLUMBIA.  *'  u  is  ��MMMaiHl��l��lwliil��lidri^.M^^  ister's  BY BERTHA M. CLAY  Author of "A Woman's Vengeance," "Which Loved Him  Best," "Between Two lioves," "Fairy Gold," Etc,  -flMltelMIHlKllil*^^  (Continued.)  CHAPTER VI.  The road that loads to "Fontaine de  Virglnle" ascends rapidly between  tho liigh walls of vast estates, through  the gates of which cam be seen well  kept gardens, chateaux, villas, and  prosperous farms. Half way up the  hillock '.is-a path in which carriages  seldom venture; it is very solitary  anil silent place, where even the barking of a dog awakens strange echoes.  Soon the forest becomes thicker, the  ' sea is lost to sight, and nothing is  heard but the abrupt flight of tho  startled bird or the rustling of leaves  in the soft summer breeze. Then, suddenly, a rustic bridge is reached, and  on the other side of the stream is a  clearing, devoid of underbrush, and  shaded by enormous beech-trees. In  tho very middle, almost at the foot  of the oldest and most venerable tree,  spurts a spring of clear cool water  that forms into a crystal pond before  running into the brook. A prettier  spot for love, happiness and gaiety,  could not be found; it is the domain  of Queen Mab, of TItania and Oberon.  To please her sister, Marthe had  organized a picnic in this charming  spot, and had redoubled in kindness  and affection- to make her forget her  contradiction concerning the comedy.  Edmee was not angry, oh, no! But,  now and then, a light cloud on the  young face, an almost imperceptible  -sigh, showed that this little creature,  was thinking of things she could not  speak of. For the first time the caprices were not law. She was astonished, hurt even, but she never-  thelesss forgave. Marthe was so  good, . and she could not be expected to vise above the "prejudices"  of her castle. Edmee, in her mother's  world, had been taught to scorn these  "prejudices" and, as her ideas were  Btill crude and confused, she classed  many things under that category. She  often shocked Aunt Relie by the excessive indulgence she entertained  for certain liberties of speech and  conduct; but in Marthe's presence she  instinctively concealed her imperfect  knowledge of the world, feeling that  her elder sister was more of a "society woman," in the- true sense of  the-word, than she was herself.  Most of the "guests at Mme. d'An-  cel's dinner were at the picnic. Many  young girls accompanied by their  mothers; among these, two gay and  somewhat giddy American girls who  had-rented an old manor near Cote-  Boisee and for whom Edmee professed a great friendship.  The life of the party was Captain  Bertrand who hiul come at full gallop  from Trouville. ,As ho nearod the rus-  horse shied. Feeling that all 'eves  were upon him, the officer forced his  roaring steed across the bridge several times, lashing and spurring him  pitilessly, until the poor beast almost  fell.  "Spare the poor boast, spare him,  I beg of you!" cried Marthe, indignantly; "believe me, the spectable is  anything but an agreeable one, and  you have sufficiently proved your  horsemanship."  "I am at your orders, Mademoiselle," he replied, gallantly. "But if  you had command of a regiment, or  the breaking in of a horse, you would  be obliged to harden your tender  heart."  "I can, nevertheless, command  obedience when occasion .'.requires"  she said, simply. '  "I am the pi oof-of that," retorted  the-^handsome captain, bowing with  an.ironical smile.  And he immediately began to make  himself useful, offering his services  to all, laughing gaily, and bustling  _abouJ^Edmee . gazed_j.t_ him with evident satisfaction. Tlmt_day7fhl^quTlF  brium she so skillfully maintained  among her admirers���and all the  young men she met were naturally  classed under this category���was a  little disturbed in favor of the younsr'  officer. .  The latter, moreover, made no attempt to conceal his admiration; he  boldly, almost brutally devoured her  with his eyes. She wore a simple  light blue cambric dross, that became  her blonde beauty wonderfully. She  made a great pretense of being busy  rolling her-sleeves-to-the elbow, and  pinning her skirts just high enough  to display the daintiest little foot  Imaginable, while the other young  girls opened enormous baskets sent  on before.  Edmee offered to fill the water-  bottles at the spring, Captain Bertrand agreeing to carry them back  when ouce filled. To do this, she must  stand on the stones placed there tb  facilitate tho approach, and lean over  How could she refuse the willing  hand stretched to assist her? In fact  sho had no choice. And how: pretty  she looked, half kneeling, holding  tho bottle in her right hand, while  the captain firmly clasped the other.  He bent over also and, for an instant,  the limpid water reflected the two  faces together.  "See,' Mademoiselle Edmee," he  whispered, trembling with emotion,  "tho spring unites us, it is the divinity of the place, and the will of the  gods "Is sacred."  "It.is nothing but water," laughed  Edmee, not in the least shocked, "and  poets say that the billows are perfidious."  "Let me. tell you that I adore you!"  said,the young man, earnestly; "you  are driving me mad'. I have loved you  since the very first day I saw you���"  "What, in that horrid railway compartment?" interrupted Edmee. "The  shrill whistles, the five-minute stops,  and the dirty, ill-smelling smoke, are  not poetic accessaries, you must admit."  "You are laughing at me! But I  shall go on repeating that I adore you  until you are forced to believe it."  "But.I do believe it."  "Ah! and it displeases you."  "Not at all. It amuses me."  The young officer gave such a start  that Edmee almost lost her equilibrium and this equilibrium was of  more moment to her tbaa even the  other.  "Be careful!" she cried. "The bottle was nearly full, now. I shall have  to start over again."  "So much the better���"  "Edmee!" called her sister, "be  careful or you shall take a disagreeable bath. Besides, you must hurry,  we are v-allim? tr> 'jfuWn "  ���'I am coming! This is my last bottle."  "Will you allow mo to spcii1; lo you  ir private after hi-onl-fiir.!. where no  ono can disturb us?" asked the lover.  Edmee made no reply, but gave him  a smile and a glance that fully satisfied the gallant captain.  This little scone, which scarcely  lasted five minutes, had been observed by other eyes as vigilant as thoso  of the elder sister. While assisting  Jessie Robinson in unpacking a monstrous ham and a delicious pate,  Robert had watched the captain's attitude and Edmee's coquetries.  ' "Do you know, Monsieur d'Ancel,  that you are answering me at random?" said Jessie. "I asked you  where we should put the pate, and  you replied, 'In the water.'"  "I thought you spoke of the champagne, Mademoiselle." '   '  "You see very well���"  "That you have turned my head."  "I? Oh, no, it is not I."  And the American girl glanced mischievously at Edmee, who was returning from the spring with a bottle in  her hand, while Robert flushed furiously, angry with himself for his  weakness.  Then they believed him in love  with Edmee?���He?���Why, he was engaged, or as good as engaged, to  Martlw. Once more, he regretted that  the engagement should have beon  kept a secret. He was on the point of  telling all on the spot, .but he dared  not. Marthe desired her liberty for  herself as well as for him; and, in  fact, that calm personage seemed far  from being either in love or jealous.  No doubt, she would soon inform him,  in the cold, gentle voice of hers, that  she was, free, that she could never be  his wife. At this thought, he was filled with a violent emotion, an emotion that strongly resembled joy. Yet,  he had desired this marriage, and,  without feeling a veritable passion  for his childhood friend, he had felt  attracted toward her, had done full  justice to the qualities of her heart  and mind. Then?���  But he dismissed tho subject; he  would be happy for a few hours, If it  was possible.   -  The captain had found a place for  Edmee opposite her sister, but Robert  was ever watchful.  "Mademoiselle Edmee," he said,  "Marthe has reserved one end of her  throne for you. Come, you will form  an adorable group together, and we  shall be your subjects." Edmee arose  at once. A throne, whether made of  the roots of a tree, or of gilded wood  and velvet, was hers by right. With  a merry laugh, she glided among the  groups, leaped lightly over an enormous basket, and landed beside her  sister.    Throwing   one   arm   around  uiaiuucS   Wills'-.,   Sills  uciiuM,   ���i i���.   ....  her side. Sho instinctively knew that  she never appeared to better advantage than when her laughing, mischievous face rested against the regular but pale and serious features of  the young chatelaine. Edmee was always more prodigal with her caresses  in the presence of witnesses, and beside her Martho seemed almost cold,  reserving her caresses for the privacy  of their home.  When Robert arose to get the champagne, which was on ice at some distance from the table, the captain followed him, and said, angrily:  "You offered hev that seat beside  her sister to lake her away form me!"  "It,, is quite possible," replied Robert, calmly. "Here, take this bottle, I  shall take charge'of the rest."  "You take charge of a great many  things, even of some-that do not concern you. You- are jealous of me, furiously jealous!"   ���'���..'."���  "See here, my friend, this is no'  place to make .a scene; wo are observed. I introduced you to those young  -givlSj=and*I=amr-=in=a--=measure,-vespon--,  sible for your conduct. You v forget  that you are not in a garrison, and  that in our world we do not court a  woman with beating drums."  "As long as that style of courtship  succeeds better than your languishing airs���but you are: neither her,  Jather nor brother, that I am .aware."  "Enough, Bertrand. Mile.'Levasseur.  is almost a child and does not realize  how much you compromise her."  "And you intend to warn her?"  "Yes/herself or her sister."  "We shall'see about it."  They said no more, for the discussion was,.attracting attention.  "You must be preparing a duel,"  laughed Jessie Robinson, little guessing how near the truth she was.  "You have guessed it," replied Bertrand. "It is to be a champagne duel.  Robert pretends that his head is more  solid than mine. The wagers are  even!'' ���  From that moment, the champagne  seemed to produce its effect beforehand on the young officer; his contagious gaiety soon won the rest, with  the exception of Marthe, who could  not overcome a sense of uneasiness.  After breakfast, which was prolonged as much as possible, there was  some discussion as to what should he  done." The indefatigable American  girls proposed games, but It was decidedly too warm. The greater number sat in the shade of the tall trees,  while a few of the young girls, among  whom was Edmee, wandered off In  search of flowers and ferns. Robert  overcome by remorse, seated himself  beside his fiancee, conversing tenderly and affectionately, and poor Marthe was happy for a moment, believing he was returning to her, that the  momentary fascination had passed  away. Suddenly she saw him start.  -"What is it?" she asked.  "Do you see your sister over there  with the rest of the young girls?  Your eyes are better than mine."  "No, she is not Chere."  "And Bertrand has disappeared,  too. I should have suspected it."  "Why? What has happened?" cried  Marthe, anxiously.  "Marthe, It is all my fault I introduced Bertrand, because he is an old  friend, and I could not help it; but I  should have warned you. He is a  violent, unscrupuoous fellow, and not  at all a suitable husband for your sister."  "Oh, Edmee has no intention of becoming his wife, I assure you. She has  carefully weighed the pros and cons,  for, in spite of her giddy manners,  she has a singularly well developed  practical sense of life. She will only  marry advantageously. The captain is  only a military man, not wealthy, and  tlie name is aol .hiub sounding enough  to tempt her.-'  "But he compromises her. I am  sure her friends over there know she  has given him a rendezvous, and are  gossiping about her."  "Let us go together," said Marthe,  rising; "it will look more natural  than if you went alone. They can not  be far."  They   walked   on   in   silence,   for  j Marthe could not help thinking that  Robert cliowed more    irritation    and  nervousness than the occasion seemed to warrant.  While gathering flowers and ferns  for all, Bertrand had gradually enticed Edmee from tho rest under pretext of finding late violent. The forest was very thick and shady at this  point, and tho brook flowed with delicious coolness.  "Hut whore are your violets?" she  asked.  "Kni'ther on. where thoy alone will  hoar us," he replied.  "Then you have l;i!d a trap for me?"  said Edmee, smiling and thoroughly  composed.  "No, It Is tho rendezvous you have  granted inc."  "1 have (-ranted you nothing, .Captain."  "You think not?���Then vour eyes  have lied, that is all."  "What did niy eyes tell you?"  "That you wero willing to listen to  me, that you knew J was foolishly in  love with you, and that you were  ready to share that folly���"  "Then they surely lied, I assuro  you, Captain, that I will never commit any follv, that I am a very sensible littlo girl���"_  "If you are a'scnsibla littlo girl,  then you are aware that the best  thing you can do is to get married as  soon as possible."  A cloud gathered on the girl's  brow.  "Why, I am only eighteen."  "Why? I shall tell you why. Because  you will not be happy long with your  sister. Just now she plays the little  mamma to perfection; you are a new  doll of which she is very fond, but  it will not last. You come from two  worlds, not only different, but hostile.  When you proposed a comedy the  other day, Mile. Levasseur feared you  would play it too well, show that you  were your mother's daughter."  Edmee broke a branch with a snap  and angrily plucked the leaves, but  she remained silent.  "It is not much," went on the captain, "but straws indicate which way  the wind blows. Your sister spends  eight or nine, months of the year in  tlie country, and you can not expect  that-she will make a change in her  habits to please you, to take you-out  into the world where you would be  welcomed as queen while she would  be neglected."  "You are pleading your own cause,"  observed the girl with a shade of sarcasm.  "Yes, for I love you. You must, he  my wife, mine forever. There is  nothing I would not do to win you;  if-necessary, I would tear you by force  from this world so ill-suited to  -���you���"  "And from Robert d'Ancel," laughed Edmee.  "Ah! you know that he loves you  too���and it amuses you, just as' my  love amuses you- Beware, Edmee, I  swear-that, I v.^uld kill you rather  than see you the wife of another."  "Dramas are out of date, remember."  ��� "On the stace "rather than in life.  Never lias passion been tlie cause ot  more crimes than in our days���and I  would not shrink from crime."  Until this moment, Edmee had retained that disdainful calm of the  Parisian girl, little inclined to the  sentimental and braye withal.- But  she now began to fear this importunate lover, wondering if the numerous glasses of champagne he had  drank at breakfast were not the cause  of his exaltation. She thought him  simply frightful with his blood-shot  eyes, his panting brsath and flushed  face; she no longer recognized her  handsome captain in this excited  man.  "Monsieur Bertrand," she said, in a  dignified tone, "will you have the  kindness to take me back to my  friends? You wore wrong in enticing  me so far away, and I was wrong in  following you, but I never for an instant doubted that you were .a man  of honor."  "Give me a little hope, Edmee," he  pleaded. "Have pity on me, I swear  that you must-be my wife!" r ������"'���'  ^'Grasping^her^hands^he-^covered-  them with passionate kisses. For the  first time in her life, the young girl  was really frightened. . . .';���'������  "Marthe! Marthe!" she called, her  voice ringing clear and sharp.  "Here I am, my darling. I,have been  looking for you for the last fifteen  minutes," replied' her sister's quiet  voice1     : .- -'  At the sight of Marthe, she immediately recovered her presence   of  mind.      ' "' ���'  (Tor be Continued.)  THfc  SUN DOWN tR.  Bhrevrtl Trader* Flclt Un Bargain* la  tb* Cow Market.  To the average visitor at the well  known stockyards in Brighton, Mass.,  the chief object of interest is the large  stock barn. The large rows of stalls  provide accommodations for hundreds  of cattle, and the room is about all  needed during the busy seasons of the  year. On Tuesflay and Wednesday'of  each week this barn Is the scene of  great activity, says American Cultivator. The cattle arrive by train from all  parts of New England and New York  state. They are brought in mostly by  traders who make a business of buying  from farmers or at auctions and sell  In. Brighton. Any one, however, is allowed to use the barn and sell his own  cattle if he Wishes to do so. Some who  live near by drive in their own cows  and sell them direct, thus saving the  middleman's profit, although their own  lack of trading experience may often  offset the apparent gain.  No dealer likes to carry over cows  from weel- to week. The rent of the  stalls is for the market days only and  Includes feed for that period, and also  the cow, if kept over, is a week further  along In milking.  This consideration is the cause and  encouragement of the "sundowner."  The term is applied to the shrewd traders who stay away while buying is active and appear at the last moment and  pick up bargains just as dealers are beginning to tear they must keep over  some of their cows. The "sundowner"  drops in late Wednesday afternoon and  often buys cows at low prices. He is  usually a country resident and trader  and takes his purchases out home to  Bell them at a profit. The cows left  over to the last are not the. most desirable a3 a rule: Once in awhile at a  dull market a few good cows will b.  left over to the last, and then real bar  ypiriq are to ha fnnnd  The Fly.  The fly, as.large as he will ever be,  crawls out of the smooth brown chrysalis, uncrumples his draggled wings,  and from that moment till his death  changes in nowise. It is only in the  original state, the ugly maggot state,  that the fly grows.  Fashion Plates.   ;  The first fashion plates were seen in  France in the fourteenth century. They  consisted, of dolls wearing model costumes.  Tower of London.  What Is known as the Tower of London is located at the extreme eastern  verge of the city, and is a confused  mass of houses, towers, forts, batteries,  ramparts, barracks, armories, storehouses- and other buildings, included In  a boundary ot about 900' by 800 feet.  NAMES OF SHIPS.  Spanish Titles.  Spain has 000,000 titled persons, or  about one In every thirty-eight inhabitants.  The Smallest  Coin.  A sort of wafer made from a resinous  juice and used by the natives in the  Malay peninsula is the "smallest coin  in actual circulation. It has a value  of oue ten-thousandth of a cent.  Handed "Dorm.  The cheerful idiot smiled at the landlady. - '  "Did I understand you to' say, madam, that your grandfather -was one  of the early surveyors who laid out  this noble city?"  "Yes, indeed," the good lady replied.  "My grandfather drove his stakes over  all this section."  "It was thoughtful of him," said the  Idiot as he sawed desperately at his  bit' of porterhouse. "It was very  thoughtful, of him to want to hand  down the stakes."  And he stopped trying to cut his particular steak aud sank back exhausted.���Cleveland Plain" Dealer.  So Many Are Identical That Much Confusion  Constantly  Results.  Any horse owner may give his horse  whatever name he chooses, as no law  will prevent him doing so. However,  It is safe to presume that in the case  of a valuable animal -bred for racing  purposes the owner will take good care  that the name given the quadruped be  such as to create no confusion with that  of any other race horse. Newspaper  owners are debarred t>y the copyright  law from duplicating the names of rival  publications, and the same restriction,  applies to theatres, shops, road houses,  etc. Shipowners enjoy, in common with  horse owners, the privilege of giving  their craft any name which may suit  their fancy. A look at the register,  however, will convince any one of the  poor imagination many owners havo  displayed ln naming their vessels and  what inextrlca'ble muddle has resulted  from the repetition or names.  When a ship's name Is free from duplication in the ship's own coumtry, the  evil is not great, as the precaution of  referring to the nationality of the vessel will avoid all confusion. When, on'  the other hand, the same names are  given several deep sea vessels flying  the same flag, the modern shipping  trade Theseus who ventures In this  labyrinth without the thread of Ariadne  ln the shape of a clew as to some particulars of the ship he is endeavoring  to Identify nnds himsell baffled at every turn and constantly facing the  Minotaur who appears in the shape of  doubt and needless anxiety. British  shipowners, as representing the larger  share of the 'total tonnage owned in  the world, have been responsible in no  ! small measure.for this atate o�� affairs.  Among the names especially relished  by them, those evoking memories dear  to the heart of the loyal Britain have,  of course, been repeated with the greatest alacrtty.���Shipping I.lustratcd.  Very many persons die annually  from cholera and kindred summer  complaints, who might have been  saved if proper remedies had., been-  used. If attacked do not delay in  getting a bottle of Dr. J. D. Kellogg's  Dysentery Cordial, the medicino ' that  never fails to effect a '-nre. Those  who havo used it. say it acts promptly,  and thoroughly subdues the pain and  disoase.  Novelty.  "I've got the greatest idea you ever  beard of for a strenuous play," declares the young author.  "What are you going to dramatize���  the cookbook?" wo ask with fine sarcasm.  "Dramatize nothing!" he retorts.  "This is to be purely and entirely and  amazingly original. The heroine is to  be a mother-in-law and the hero a  baseball umpire."���Judpe.  Minard's Liniment Relieves Neuralgia.  fame teaches thnt the fates were  throo irnrtdoswofl- hnlrltnjr, ono a spindlo,  another a distaff aud the third a pair  of shears. They spuD the thread of  human life,'then cut it off. and men's  destiny was either happy or unhappy  according to the texture of the wool  employed by these Inexorable deities.  Might It not be said that here below  we play more or less the part of tho  fates? It Is we who. In some degree,  mold   our   o*wn   destinies.  A Time for Everything.���The time  for Dr. Tlioknas' Eclectric Oil is when  croupy symptoms appear in tho children; when rheumatic pains beset the  old; when lumbago, asthma, coughs,  colds, catarrh or earache attack either young or old; when burns, scalds,  abrasions, contusions or sprains coinc  to any member of the family, ln uny  of these ailments it will give relief  ���and work a cure.  A Secret Sttinrtnrd.  A small boy and his smaller-sister  o^W^st Philadelphia family were be-  ~ingTnte7viewtfd"by^  She asked the boy how old he was, but  he had an. attack of shyness and-'could  not tell. His sister, however, did better and announced that he was six  years old. "Six years old!" exclaimed  the visitor. "What a big boy! And  how tall are you?" This stumped both  the children. The visitor expressed surprise that a six-year-old boy could not  tell bis height, and even the little sister  hung her head in shame. Then the visitor gave it up and' talked of other,  things, but soon the little girl edged  around to her nnd whispered, "You  mustn't tell mamma," she said, "but  Rob is just tall enough to reach tho  jam on the pantry shelf."���Philadelphia  Record.  Disinterested.  "What a splendid woman she is!"  "I am glad to - think you have got  such a wife."  VSuch a wife! Why, man, you have  no idea of her generosity. When I wa��  poor she refused to marry me because  she was afraid of being a burden upon  me, but the moment I came Into wy  fortune she consented at onco. What  do you think of that for kindness?'.'  For Thin,  Poor Blood  You can trust a medicine  tested 60 years I Sixty years  of experience, think of that!  Experience with Ayer's Sarsaparilla; the original Sarsaparilla; the strongest Sarsaparilla; the Sarsaparilla the doctors endorse for,thin blood,  weak nerves, general debility.  . But even this urand old medicine cannot do  its best work It tbe llrer Is luaetlvo nnd tho  bowels Gonstljinted. For the boat possible results, yon should take lnxatlv* doses of Ayer's  Fills while taking tlio Snrsnpnrilla. The IIyw  willquloklj respond, and so -wUl the bowels.  Madeb,  by J. a. A yer Oo., Lowell, Haa*.  Also tnanuAioturers of  JL  \ers  HAIRVHlOSt.  AGUB CURB.  CHEROT PfiCTOBAL.  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Among the (private bequests are��� '....*_.._.  ��100,000 and estate to a'nephew;  Herr Sanne. -' .'���   ..'.'���'  ��100,000 to his sister, _Frau Zinnon,  and ��75,000 to his sister. Countess  Ludolf, .with other sum to their children, etc.  ��25,000 to Dr. Jameson.  ��� ��20,000 to his godson, Godson-Taylor.  Sums varying from ��10,000 to ��500  to nephews, cousins, goddaughters,  etc.  �� 1,500 a year and a Murillo, a Bom-"  ney, and a Hopner to -his executor and  cousin; Mr. Voelklem.  A Sansovino statuette to Sir Julius  Wernher.  ��5,000 to Mr. Ludwig "Wagner, ono  of Mr. Beit's firm's employes.  ��85 a year to his valet.  To every clerk or servant employed  by his Arms in London, either at London Wall Buildings, Holborn Viaduct,  or at the Johannesburg or Kimberley  branch, Mr. Beit left a month's salary  for every year, up to twelve years' service, excepting those paid Toy a percentage of profits.  The Virtue ot Abbreviation.  A writer in The Evening Standard,  complaining of-the London habH of abbreviation. sn.y ho would like to haner  the "fiend who christened the Baker  street and Waterloo railway the 'Baker-  loo tube.'" We think he should canonize him."  T-his column speaks with a certain  anxiety ��� for it at least gave currency  to both those abbreviations. On the  opening day .of the Shepherd's Bush and  Mansion House line a forgotten omnibus driver fired the gilje, "It ain't nothing but a twopenny tube," at the  people who turned from .his omnibus  and took to the bowels of the earth.  The officials who could build a railway  could not name it. The drivers gibe  fixed the' word.  Tn the same way the London public,  though quite ready to travel by the  Baker street and Waterloo railway,  wanted to save its breath, and for the  economy of hurried speech the suggestion was here made���Bakerloo. The two  words have been taken to -the heart of  travelers, and received official sanction,  for at Trafalgar Square you are directed to the "Bakerloo Tube." The phrase  is swift," convenient as a matter of  speech, and has just as much relation  -to^llterary^language-as-a-ibill-of-lading.-  ���London Chronicle.  HEAVY LAYING' STRAINS.  How They May Be Built Up By Almost  Any Good Fancier.  Rev. E. T. Dailey of Huntsville, O.,  writing to the American Poultry Journal, says:  Pew flocks, as a whole, pay a decent  profit. It is estimated that but about  40 per cent, in most cases pay an actual  profit. The other GO per cent, barely  pay their expenses or fall far- below.  This Is due to the fact that only a few  hens in the flock are layers. Tbe rest  aro most of them drones. To make a  paying stntln and a paying business  get rid of the drones and use as breeders only the hustling hard workers.  You can do this only by some system by which you can ascertain just  which heu lays and just how well she  lays. Some form of a trap nest system  will be most serviceable unless you  can give your whole attention to watching the hens and keeping a record of  each hen, as everything depends on tbe  record.  Follow up a method of selection,from  year to year, using only as breeders  the pullets hatched from eggs from the  best layers of the previous year. "Use  only males from the highest egB record  hen ln the flock, remembering that the  male Is one-half of your flock so far as  building up the utility qualities are  concerned. If this system of breeding  Is carefully followed a very profitable  laying strain can be built up in a very  short time. The great record strains  of the country have been built up just  this way, and not because they were  naturally any better than what you  have  As an example of this system we  want to cite a report of the Maine  agricultural experiment station. In  1898 they began with 140 pullets and  52 trap nests. They began Nov. 1. In  one year from date the record showed  that the 140 birds had averaged 120  eggs. Twenty-four laid over 1C0 eggs,  twenty-two fewer than 100 eggs. Pullet No. 36 laid 201, No. 101 laid 204,  No. 286 laid 20G eggs. In the following  year for special breeding purposes only  females having a record from 160 to  200 eggs were used, and No. 101 and  No. 2S6 were.mated with a finely bred  cockerel, from which mating cockerels  were-selected for fwUire breeding.  The result of the year 1S99 mating  showed pullets making a record from  208 to 237 eggs. This method was followed until in the year 1902 a record  was reached of 240 eggs, and in 1903  they made an average of 150 eggs each  for the whole flock tested. Thus in five  years an increase of thirty egg3 per  ban -sua raiwlud  They   Descend   Upon   Orchardis   With  DevadtntliiK Fury.  The big oriental fruit bats, or flying  foxes, so familiar in India, Ceylon and  tbe Malayan region, feed on all sorts  of soft fruits except acid ones, such as  oranges; are especially fond of figs  and guavas and are a destructive pest  lo orchards and gardens. In some  parts of Java, for example, no delicate  fruit can be raised except by protecting the trees with nets and fighting  off the nightly ��� forays of bands of  kalongs.  They live and travel in vast companies, roosting by day on chosen trees,  where they hang by one hind'leg, each  protected from -the sun's glare aud  from rain in tbe closely wrapped mantle of its wings.'and large branches frequently break under the weight. At  "sunset they fly away to their feeding  grounds, scattering over a wide area.  "Where n fig tree or banana thicket  attracts a crowd the roughest fighting  begins over coveted plunder, each one  screaming, clawing, biting and struggling'to seize somethiug and got away  to a secure retreat to enjoy-It. Tliere  he hangs by one foot, aud, grasping the  fruit he has secured in the claws and  opposable thumb of the other, he hastily reduces it to lumps, with which he  stuffs bis cheek pouches uutil they become distended like those of a monkey.  Later"he chews and swallows this food  at leisure..  At dawn all return to their roosts  and, says Tickell, ''hook themselves  along tbe branches, scrambling about  hand oyer band with some speed, biting each other severely, striking out  with the long claws of the- thumb,  shrieking and cackling without intermission."  No doubt these squabbles are rendered more violent by the disgracefully dissipated habits In - which the  bats indulge during their nocturnal  expeditions, for, according to Francis Day and other observers," "they  often pass the night drinking the toddy from the chatties iu the cocoanut  trees, which results either in their returning home in the early morning in  a state of extreme and riotous intoxication or in being found tbe next day  at tbe foot of tbe trees, sleeping off  the effects of their midnight debauch."  ���Ernest   Ingersoll's   "Life   of "Maui-  mcla "t  SOME FIRST OCCASIONS.  The first lucifer match was struck  in 1834.  Tbe first steamer, built in England  appeared in 1815.  It was iu 15G5 that the first black  lead pencil was sharpened.  Durlug^the reign of Edward the Confessor of^England tbe practice of employing surnames began.  Lord Avebury, otherwise Sir John  Lubbock7"wa"s~thlTfirst~peirs"oiriu_Eiig?  land to have bis photograph taken.  The first ship -was brought from  Egypt to Greece by Dauaus Iu 1485  B. C. The first double decked ship  was built by Tyrians, 780 B. C.  Tbe first woolen cloth made in England was manufactured about 1330,  though it was not dyed and dressed by  the English until 1GG7.  The first record of coal Is about 300  years before the Christian era. Coal  was used as fuel in Europe as early  as 852.  A King's lie-Juke.  The queen of Wurttemberg was ono  day walking in the streets ,of Stuttgart  attended by a maid of honor, when she  met; a body of "students who refused to  mnke room for the ladles, and thus  compelled them to walk in the gutter.  The queen reported the matter, to tbe  king, and the next day the captain of  the corps Suevia was summoned to the  palace. ; A servant led him into a room  where there were no chairs, and there  the unfortunate student bad to wait a  full hour. At last the kiug appeared  and finally the young man was dismissed by him thus: "I cannot demand  that every student should know my  wife, but I do demand that the Corps  Suevia give: place' in the streets to  ladies."  Cold "SVuler For S(>rnlneil Wrist.  A simple uud elUeucious remedy for  a oprainud wrist is to let water run upon it every morning tor some minutes,  holding the wrist as low Deneath the  mouth of the tap as possible, so that  the water may have a good fall. After  this has been done bandage it tightly,  letting tlie bandage remain until the  next ablution. The sprain will be reduced in a ft.mt daysi  CATARRH.CANNOT BE CURED. ���  with LOCAL APPLICATIONS, as they  Ciinot reach the seat of the disease.  Catarrh Is a blood or constitutional disease, and ln order to curo It you must  take Internal remedies. Hall's Catarrh  Cure is taken Internally, nnd acts directly on the blood nnd mucous surfac-s.  Hall's Catarrh Cure Is not a quack medicine. ;H was prescribed by one of the  best physicians In the country for yenrs  and Is a refuilar prescription. ,It Is composed of the' best tonics* known, combined with the best blood purifiers, acting directly on the mucous surfaces.  Tin' perfect combination of the two Ingredients Is.what produces SMich wonderful results In curing Catarrh. Send for  testimonials free.  F. J. CHENEY "t CO.,   Prons.,   Toledo,   O.  Sold bv  Drupglsts,  price  Tne.  Take Hall's Family Pills for constipation  Another  Failure.  Dlggs���Blowitz Is a  victim of misplaced confidence/.'  Bigs,'s-In whom did be confide?  I/iggs-Iu blmseiC.���Detroit Tribune.  Their  Honmnce.  "Let's sec; wasn't there a romance  connected with tlieir courtship?"  "Yes; the' one he told her about his  irust wealth."  Minard's Liniment Cures Burns, etc.  Lafayette Ooodnow, a North Dorchester farmer,Hear Tliamcsford, has  b&ua lofb > fortune of $800,000.  Hollow-ay's Corn Cure destroys all  kinds of corns and warts, .root 'and  branch. ������'-"Who, then,'.'would' endure  thein with such a cheap and effectual  roinc'Jy within reach.  An   Enrly   Mrd.  "Procrastination.--ia. - n dangerous  thing In business, isn't it?" said tbe  young man who is anxious to learn.  , "I should say so," answered Dustin  Stax. "You don't know how thankful  I urn that 1 made iny pile before all  that furore for investigation started  ln."&WaaW'-��iion Star.  The Man Who Thinks  He Must Pay Big Prices  ini or<kr to get satisfactory  JJnaerwear. haa never_enjoyf;rl  the ease and comfort of  Stanfield's  "Unshrinkable"  Underwear  A Bridge That  Surprises.    ':'���  That; old expression about the sidewalk coming up and hitting a man in  the face takes on an actual expression  the first time one sees the bascule  bridge over the: Gowanus canal in operation. On approaching the bridge at  a moment when some barge "or schooner is about to pass through it one sees  the gates swing to, and then suddenly  the roadway rises up and stares the  wayfarers in the face, tracks and all,  remaining there until the vessel has  passed through, when the whole thoroughfare drops back Into place again.  The operation of raising the wings of  the bridge is performed so quickly  that the surprise. is all the more sudden.���New York Press. ���-    '  It U made by Canadian*���  for Canadian?���in sizes to fit all  figures���and weights to auit all  Canadian climates.  And it does not cos! much,  either.  Juft a��k your dealer to ��how you  STANFIELD'S-the   Underwear  that won't shrink.    Every'  garment guaranteed.  -   ,  Ills Little Joke.  "Yes," admitted the drummer, "there  are a great many skins in my business." ��� '���- '  "What is your line?" asked the portly passenger.  "Leather," answered the drummer as  he lighted a fresh paper coffin nail.���  Chicago News.  There is ho satisfaction keener  th&n being dry'and comfortable  when out in tha Iiardest storm.  \v^ votfABE -SOME' OP THid  IP YOU WEAft  'WATfiEPKOOPi  ) dOTHSN.6  'BlACKOBYCUOWl  409 CWSAWEVEBrWH-Jttl  TOWER CANADIAN   CO., LIMITED,  '    TORONTO, CANADA.  W   N   TJ   No.   603  matJimm THE LEADER, MOYIE, BRITISH COLUMBIA.  TRY SMILING.  When the weather suits -you not,  Try smiling,  When your coffee isn't hot,  Try smiling.  When your neighbors don't do rlght,-  Or your relatives all fight,  Sure it's hard, but, then you might  Try smiling.  Doesn't change the things, of course,.  Just smiling;  But it cannot make them worse-  Just smiling.  And It seems-to help your case,  Brightens up a gloomy place;  Then it son o' rests your face���  Just smiling.  WORK OF D'ARCY M'GEE.  BROWN SHELLED EGGS.  Experiences as a. Rebel In Ireland and  a Citizen of United States.  An address of rare feeling and eloquence was delivered'before the Toronto Empire Club by Dr. J. K. Foran of  Ottawa on "Thomas D'Arcy McGee as  Empire-Builder." He might, the speaker said, speak of him as a historian,  an orator or a poet, but those were  mere accidents in the life of a man, the  ripples on the surface of his life-stream,  that added plcturesqueness perhaps and  covered to a certain -degree the deep,  broad current underneath of prophetic  statesmanship. Dr. Foran . said he  would only undertake to lift a corner  of the curtain which covered that other  phase of his life. McGee was a mah  who had changed from one who was  opposed to constitutional authority to  a stout upholder of it. McGee's early  life and the companionship' of Duffy,  Davis and O'Brien and others in,the  days when they were counted as rebels  in Ireland was followed t>y,_ his arrival  years later in Canada, where he. found  a field for his talents, and.joinedln the  work of confederation. In 1S63, lecturing in Toronto, he said: 'How does  it come that a man who spent his  youth ln fighting that Government  should to-day be the strongest advocate  of British constitutional rule in this  Dominion. My answer is this;. Were my  country governed a.t the time as Canada is to-day, I would have <been the  strongest conservative constitutional  advocate ln Great Britain."  Having spent some; years in the  United States, McGee could compare  theirs with the British constitution. He  "believed the former lacked stability, and  said that Canada wanted something  that was time-defying and liberty-imparting, possessed of stability, and that  could be found alone in the British constitution.  McGee believed that nothing better  could be adopted for Canada than the  British constitution, but he succeeded  Anally ln persuading many of his opponents that that was the only system  'whereby this. country could be raised  and made the polished-buckle In the belt  of empire that engirdled the world. We  were yet too near him to truly appreciate his proportions; 'but he believed  the historian of the future would ba  able to assign to him his proper place  ln the Valhalla of Canadian statesmanship. His prophecy that before 1925 the  Canadian west would be girdled with/  railways, and'that the Dominion would  have 20,000,000 people, was in a lair  -way to be fKlfllled.  The 3reeds Which Produce Them and  Breeds Which Do Not.  We notice In one of our exchanges,  says the Feather, tbe request for information as to which breeds produce  the brown shelled eggs and if there Is  any feed or manner of feeding that will  influence the color of the eggshells.  The color of eggshells is a natural  characteristic of the-breeds. Every  breed "or variety that contains any of  the Asiatic blood���the blood of the  Brahma, the .Cochin or the Larigshan���  produces the brown shelled eggs. The  influence of the Asiatic blood on the  Plymouth Rocks, the Wyandottes and  the Orpingtons as well gives the tinge  of color to the shell. Even the small  portion of'"this contained in the" Fa-  verolle has tinted the shell of this originally French fowl. It Is the Influence  of the Asiatic blood that gives the  tinge of cream color to the shell.  -On the other hand, the Etlropean  fowls, the Houdans, the Dorkings, Polish, Hamburgs, and all Mediterranean  fowls produce eggs having white shells,  Even some of the Dorkings have a  tinge of yellow in the shell, said' to  be Influenced by some Asiatls blood  introduced many years ago to enlarge  the size of the colored varieties.  Some strains of Brown Leghorns  have a tinge of yellow in the sheil.  This was caused by crossing the game  fowls with the Brown Leghorns to enhance the color, a strain "containing  some of the Malay blood having been  used to cast a tint upon the shell.  "~The tint ofthe eggshell ranges from  the very dark, almost brown, color of  strains of Langshans to the perceptibly lighter tinge of the Brahma, next  the Cochin a little lighter, until we  have the chalky white surface of the  Hamburg and the Polish eggs. In this  connection it might well he stated that  the careful breeding of the Hamburgs  and the-Polish has reduced their egg  production to the very finest certainty,  nearly all of them being of regular  size, true in form, smooth in surface  and of a chalky while color. Every  breed and variety might be bred- and  trained to this regularity, of ,egg production. All cross breeding has a  tendency to destroy this.regularity of  shape and color.  ' Red Pyle Leghorn. '..  - Red Pyle games have long had many  admirers, the peculiar 'but uniform  ���markings appealing to the fancier's  instinct which is said to lie dormant  in the breast of even the most hard-  A New Canadian Pacific Tunnel.  What-Is .known as the Palliser tun-  _nel is now in course of construction,  about one and a ha!f miles west of  Palliser on t';e C. P. R.. The tunnsl  will be approximately 700 feet long,  and is being constructed with a view  of eliminating a 23-degree curve with  which everybody traveling between  Calgary and Golden is familiar. Construction was begun ln the early part  of last October, and it Is expected to  be finished by the end of next month.  Upwards of 100 men have been.employ-  cd on Its construction night and day,  and*.when- completed It will effect a  considerable saving of time and wear  and tear, of rolling stock. About 10,-  000 barrels of cement will 'be used In  the construction, and the cost will be  appi'iivlmstely $150,000.  SUFFERING -WOMEN.  Wolfe���Neglected Hero.  Mr. F. C. Wade, K. C, of Vancouver,  addressed the Winnipeg Canadian Cltfb  on the duty of Canada to Wolfe's grave  recently, and pleaded for a national  acknowledgment of the achievements ->f  tllfe hero of Quebec. Concluding his address Mr. Wade said: "In contemplating the grave of Wolfe at the old parish church of St. Alphage In" Greenwich  one cannot  but recall his marvellous  ��� bravery and brilliant generalship that  planned the attack at the Anse du Fou-  lon, which led to the capture of Quebec  and the cession of this continent to the  - Anglo-Saxon race. The first Impulse is  to look around for some "great monument, some vast mausoleum, or, in default of that, some memorial window,  -brass or mural tablet, some indication  of the love and sympathy or at the  least some sign of gratitude on the part  of the Canadian people. ,' But' there Is  nothing. The dark, mysterious .'crypt  Is there, as is the iron grating which  is pointed to as indicating the exact  position of the tomb. " These are cold  and forbidding enough, but that is all.  Canada has done nothing; New England and its,-lineal successors, the  United States, have done nothing. Had  it not been for the ��� efforts of private  and unknown persons, <by w^om^beau-  ^lfuTHrnimb-rlarwin'do^  the church ln 189G, nearly a century and  a half after the fall of Quebec, there  would toe nothing at St. Alphage to indicate that to Wolfe the Anglo-Saxon  race on this continent ahnost owes its  existence. Do not the people of Canada owe it to themselves, as well as to  the memory of the great Wolfe, to take  some action which will fittingly express  their appreciation of the heroism of the  ��� Illustrious peer to -whom this continent  owes so "much?",  The Club, after hearing the address,  appointed a committee to set wheels in  motion towards concerted action by  all sister clubs in erecting a suitable  monument.  Need'. Just'tlio Rich Kcd Wood Dr.  '-.Williams' l'ink 'Pills Actually Mako.  From girlhood to niiddlo Jifo the  bruit), and 'happiness of every woman  depends upon her blood. If her  blood is poor und watory she becomes  woak, languid, palo and nervous. 11  her blood supply is irregular she suffers fronrhoadaches and back .ache's  and "ofchor. unnpoakablo distress which  only women know. At evory stage of  woman's life Dr. Williams' Pink Pills  archer best friend, because thoy actually make the rich, rod blood which  gives help and strength and tone to  every organ of the body. They help  a 'woman just when nature makes the  greatest demand upon her blood supply. '-Mrs. H. Gagnon, who for twenty years has been one of the best  known residents of St. Roclis, Que.;  says: "Dr. Williams' Pink Pills have  been a blessing to mo. I was weak,  worn out and scarcely able to drag  myself about. 1 suffered from- headaches* and dizziness, my appetite was  poor, and to attempt housework left  mo uttcyly worn out. .1 slept badly  at night, and what sleep I got did not  refresh mo. For nearly three years  .1 was in this condition, and was constantly taking medicine, but l'ou.n'd no  boiu-fit -from it-. Ono of my noighboi>-  who had used Dr."Williams' Pink Pillf.  with much benefit, advised mc to try  thorn. I did so, and the whole story  is told in the words 'I am well again.'  Thero pre times yot when I take the  pills" for thoy seem to mc"a guarantee  against the trouble's from which so  many wo"meirsnffor.  . D.r. Williams' Pink Pills don't act  on the bowels. --They contain"just the  elements that actually make new  blood and strengthen tho nerves.  That's why they cure" anaemia, indigestion, neuralgia, rheumatism, lumbago, headaches, backaches and heart  palpitation, and skin diseases like  pimples and eczema. That is - why  they are tlie greatest help in-the world  for growing girls who need new blood  and for women who are troubled with  irregular health. Sold by all meii  cine dealers . or by mail from the Dr.  Williams' Medicine Co.,. Brockvillo,  Onb., at 50 cents a box or six"' boxes  for $2.50.  KttD rYLE LEGHORN.  ened "market" poultryman. The Pyle  games, however, were of no value from  the utility standpoint, and so some enterprising fanciers after years of effort have succeeded in transferring  the Pyle markings to the Leghorn family, thus producing a variety which is  at once (to 'paraphrase) "a thing of  beauty and an egg machine forever."  Two  Hairs.  " "I begin to realize," said young fllr.  [Callow, "that I am no longer a mere  youth now that.I've got a little hair  on my lip."  -"Yes," said Miss Knox, "-and I suppose in a month or so you'll have another one."���Detroit Free Press.  Minard's Liniment Cures Dandruff.  TURNING THE COLORADO.  Effort to Be Made to Get It Back to  Original "Course.  An army of men .will shortly begin  the titanic struggle with the - rushing  Colorado river, attempting to check the  devastation; which the change in the  river's course has brought to two  states. Three hundred square miles  flooded, 200 miles of: railroad tracks  washed out, a thriving industry ruined  ���this is the record of the destruction  Caused by the river breaking through  its banks and flooding tbe surrounding  country.  The ..Colorado river is the dividing  line between Arizona" and the southern  portion of. California; Most of the  water has poured into the.Yuma basin,  in Arizona, but the flood has also  brought destruction to the one' industry in the miles of the burning southern California desert. The Stilton sink,  once a part of the Pacific's bed, but for  eohturies past a level bottom of pure  salt harvested year after year for the  markets, 'has been flooded, and tbe  unique salt farm has been wiped out of  existence, temporarily at least. Hopes  are held forth that the work which the  Southern Pacific Railroad company is  to begin will make tbe salt industry  possible there again and that, once  more the little village of Saltan, where  the salt workers lived, will be populated.-;."'. '.'���._/.;.  **. To operate this novel salt farm a  plow was designed, drawn by a cable  attached to a,Bmail steam locomotive.  Tbis locomotive passed to and fro on  a miniature track, and by means of a  big grooved wheel, set horizontally In  the fashion of a street cable, the plow  was drawn at right angles to the engine. -Plowed Into furrows, the salt  was heaped In great cones, placed ln  cars and shipped to the market, the  greater part of it requiring no refiniug  process, so pure was it  The salt farm was a profitable industry, and the operating company built a  ���little settlement at the foot of the  mountain. Here the salt was treated  when necessary, and here were the  homes of the workmen and their families. But at the present the village is  wrecked and the farm deserted, for it  has become, literally, another Great  Salt lake.���New York Tribune.  DRY FARMING.  Explanation of tlie Principles of tbe  Campbell  System.  : What western people have become  accustomed to call the "Campbell system of dry farming" consists simply In  the exercise of intelligence, care, patience and tireless industry. It differs  in detail from the good farming methods practiced aud taught at the various  agricultural experiment stations, but  the underlying principles are the same.  These principles are two In number:  First, to keep tbe surface of the land  under cultivation loose and finely pulverized. This forms a soil mulch tbat  permits the rains and melting snows to  percolate readily through to the compacted soil beneath and that at tbe  same time prevents the moisture stored  in the ground from being brought to  the surface by capillary attraction, to  be absorbed by tbe hot, dry air. Tbe  second Is to keep the subsoil finely pulverized and firmly compacted, Increasing its water holding capacity and its  capillary attraction nnd placing it ia  the best possible physical condition for  the germination of seed and the development of plant roots. The dry farmer thus stores water not in dams and  artificial reservoirs, but right where it  can be reached by the roots of growing  crops.  Through these principles a rainfall of  twelve Inches can be conserved so ef-  ��� fectively that it will produce better "results than are usually expected of an  annual precipitation of twenty-four  Inches In humid America. The discoverer and demonstrator of these principles deserves to rank among tbe  greatest of national benefactors. He  has not merely made two blades of  grass grow where only one grew before,  but be has made it possible to cover  with wheat and corn, alfalfa and other  useful crops tens of thousands of square  miles of fertile land on which nothing  but sagebrush, cacti, Kansas sunflowers and bunch grass are now found.���  John L. Cowan in Century Magazine.  The  Farts li-ty  of Indigestion  WhEch Almost flnvarSably Arises from Liver  and  Kidney Disorders.  'S  Prom insurance records it has been  found that ahout 35 per cent, of the  deaths of policyholders was attributed  to diseases of the digestive system.  ' To persons who have been accustomed to think lightly of indigestion,  biliousness and liver derangements  this statement will be rather startling  but it cannot bo refuted.  To a large extent the liver controls  the digestive system by supplying the  bile to insure the prompt passage or  the food along tho intestines, where  the difficult part of digestion takes  place.  Because of their immediate^and direct influence on the liver, Dr. Chase's  Kidney-Livor Pills insure a good flow  pf bile, and by so doing positively overcome constipation and intestinal  indigestion.  Wind on the stomach, rising of sour  taste in tfio mouth, smothering sensations in tlie chest, pains   about    the j dealors,    or  heart, headaches and dizziness, drows-J Toronto.  iness and discomfort after meals   and  sluggish action.of the liver, kidneys  and bowel;* aro the symptoms of this  sorious and dangerous form of indigestion. -  Mr. Duncan McPherson, Content,  Alta., writes:���"I was for many years  troubled with indigestion and headache and derived no benefit from the  many remedies used. A friend advised the use of Dr. Chase's Kidney-  Livor Pills and after taking four boxes  the result is that I am once "more in  the full enjoyment of the blessings of  good health."  Mr. Henry Borgnardt, Horse Hills,  Alta., writes:���"I used Dr. Chase's  Kidney-Liver Pills for dyspepsia and  am satisfied that there is no better  medicine for this ailment and liver  'cd nplainfc."  Dr.  Chase's Kidney-Liver Pills will  piomptly  overcome  these    symptoms.  Ouo pill a dose, 25 cents a box, at all  Edmauson, Bates & Co.,  RAINFALL.  A Parrot's Littlo Joke.  There Is hanging from tho.porch of  a prominent down-town hotel every  day a cage ln which is housed a parrot,  says The Toronto News. This bird seems  to take a fiendish delight in screeching  at the top of his voice something that  sounds like "Help." Pedestrians a-block  away, when they hear the cry, hasten  in. the direction from whence it comes,  with thoughts of a hundred different  kinds of crimes and heroic rescues fleeting through their brain, only fo look  as sheepish as., can be when they arrive on the spot only to see a green  parrot jabbering away to Itself and possibly seeing tho joke Itself.  Working Forthe Tribe.  Portuguese South Africa furnishes  an excellent example of "collectivism"  as it works out in a primitive society.  Every year the chiefs of the tribes  send a band of their young men to the  Transvaal to earn tlie hut tax for the  whole tribe. By this' arrangement the  majority of tbe tribe lives in ease,  while a small portion of their number  work underground for perhaps nine  months, at the end of which time they  return home and surrender 80 or 90  per cent, of their earnings to the chief  for the uses of the tribe.  Everyday Hlcacles.  "Bullfinches fed on hemp seed turn  quite black," said a naturalist. "Horsea  kept In coal mines for several years  become covered with soft, thick for  like a mole. The mastiff of Tibet, who  in the Tibetan highlands has a heavy  coat of wool, loses his coat completely  when he Is brought down to tbe plains.  The ermine In his snow Infested borne  turns white ln the winter, but If he is  taken for the winter to a warm climate  he does not turn white at all. Quite  amazing altogether are the changes  that with food and environment we  can effect on all living creatures, even  on mas,'' <..    .-.    ��:    -  A Dry Feeding Experience.  Edward Oyster says in the American  Poultry Advocate: "I have sixty Silver  Penciled Wyandotte hens.and pullets.  Forty of them have tbe run of the  barnyard; others are in good dry pens.  I never did like feeding mash, so concluded to give the dry feeding a trial.  About the 1st of December I constructed: hoppers, making them In size according to the number of hens in the  pens. They hold enough for three to  four days. I mix ground corn and oats,  equal parts; white middlings and  coarse bran, equal parts ' toy weight,  then mix the whole together thoroughly and fill the hoppers���keep them filled all the time. Besides this, I feed pats  scattered in the litter in the morning  and_corn at.night���airthey^wUIea.fcr;  with an occasional feed of wheat at"  noon, cabbage two to three time a  week, fresh water all the time, also  oyster shells. T have never gathered as  many eggs with.any other method of  feeding."' ���'..-���,���-���  Street Trees.  A~s soon as a street or avenue is  opened by all means set trees on both  sides, not too closely together, always  having in mind the size the spesies  planted will naturally attain. Trim the  tree properly, cutting off all branches  that have started too"low-down so as  to eventually interfere with the passage of the streets. One should particularly realize the necessity of making  this trimming while the trees are  small and all scars will be small and  heal rapidly. The effects of leaving  handsome maple trees until it has keen  adjudged necessary to .remove large  limbs, causing hideous scars to appear,  may be seen in almost any town.  Don't Keep Mongrels.  The Increase in prices of fancy poultry shows the stability of the industry.  Every one knows that the fancy poultry business as a whole is ever on the  increase, says "Wurt W. Warner.  It costs no more to keep thoroughbred stock than mongrels, and the  profits as well as pleasure are much  greater. Besides, the breeder of tbor-  pughbred fowls can dispose of his surplus stock without taking them to market. The flocks look much better and  are really more: healthy than those of  scrub birds. ���  ��� xue eurnest year consisted of twelve  months, having each twenty-nine and  thirty days alternately, thus making  354 days. This being found too short,  it was lengthened to 3G0 days and afterward to S&jU.  Plhe'a Peak.  The birthday of a mountain peak has  seldom. If ever, been observed in  America, but In September the birthday' of Pike's peak, so far as history  Is concerned, will be observed by the  state of Colorado, with President  Roosevelt and some of the members  of bis cabinet as guests. The occasion  will mark the one hundredth anniversary of the discovery of the mountain  by Lieutenant Zebulon Pike and may  possibly be the occasion of an international event of some interest. When  Lieutenant Pike was captured by  Spanish soldiers In February, 1807, he  was relieved of several maps and  manuscripts, which were never recovered. They are supposed to have been"  sent by the governor of Santa Fe to-  the viceroy at the City of Mexico- and  by him forwarded to Madrid. As the  Spanish are careful about the preservation of historic documents and records, it is believed that Pike's papers  are still in existence.' At the suggestion of Representative Brooks of Colorado Secretary Root has requested the  Institute  The Proccrnies'of Nature by Which It  Is  Produced.  Rain is, as we all know, the moisture  of the atmosphere condensed into  drops large enough to fall with perceptible velocity to the earth.'*'The variation in the sizes of tlie drops Is dependent upon the difference in"-the  height from which they have fallen  and to the arriount of atmospheric disturbance present at the. time. If they  fall from great heights the drops suffer gradual division into smaller and  smaller parts until they are at last  converted into mists. In calm weather,  with the clouds near tbe earth's surface, the drops are apt to be large  and heavy. The formation of rain is  in general a continuation or an enlargement of the processes by which  clouds and fogs aro formed. Tho deposition of moisture depends upon the  cooling of tlie atmosphere, but concerning the precise process by which the  cooling is effected various opinions are  entertained even among those who  have made meteorology .1 life study.  In considering the matter we have de  duccd our reckonings from what is  considered .the best authority "on" the  subject. From tbis it appears tbat the  temperature of a given mass of warm  air is lowered'In the ordinary course  of atmospheric phenomena by ono or  the other of the processes mentioned  Tested by Time.���In his justly celebrated Pills Dr. Parnielee has given  to the world one of the most unique  medicines offered to the public in late  years. Prepared to meet the want  for-a pill which could be taken without nausea, and that would purge  without pain, it has met all the requirements in that direction, and it  is in general use not only because of  'these two qualities, but because- it is  known to possess alterative and curative powers which place it in the front  rank of medicines.  Where  He Wai.  "To what do you attribute your good  health and remarkably robust condition?"   :���'���; ���'���-,   .  "To regular habits and early retiring."  "Then you have been so situated that  you could carry out these excellent  rules for the preservation of the  health'?"  "Oh, yes. I was In" the Illinois penitentiary for twenty-three years." ���  Cleveland Plain Dealer.  St. Joseph Lewis, July 14, 1903.  Minard's Liniment Co., Limited.  Gentlemen:���I was badly kicked by  my horse last May and after using  several preparations on my log nothing would do. My leg was black as  jot. I was laid up iiubed for a fortnight and could not walk. After using ''three bottles of your MINARD'S  LINIMENT I was perfectly cured, so  'that I could start on the road.  JOS. DUBES.  ...   Commercial Traveler.  probably be returned.  Foreat Flrea.  Last year forest fires in tbis country  burned over an area of 150,000 acres.  This area Is great, yet it is less than  half of that which was swept by fire  the year before. One reason for tho  difference is the Increased efficiency of  the.fire patrol under tbe United States  forest service. Its jurisdiction Is limited to national reservations, but the  influence of the forestry service extends to many private wooded tracts.  The professional foresters are teaching  the people how to care for the trees.  One.simple rule, which the owner of a  few trees can easily follow and the  "owner'of^many-trees-cannot-'afford^tO;  neglect, is to keep the underbrush  cleared. Most forest fires start in  brush. A wood'clear of brush has, so  to speak, no kindling in which a fire  can gtart "___________  We Like Fruit.  For strictly orchard products which  found markets and presumably were  consumed during the year ending June  30, 1905, the American farmer received  $83,751,840, and we raised in American  vineyards 1,500,000,000 pounds of  grapes, which crop brought our American vineyardists over $15,000,000  more. American subtropical fruits  brought the producers nearly $10,000,-  000, and we Imported .from tho West  Indies and southern Europe $25,000,-  000 worth of tropical fruits.���Ernest  0. Rowe In Leslie's Weekly.  Spanish   government   to   institute   a  search for them.   If found they will   in the following:   By radiation to the  cold sky, by radiation to the neighboring masses of clouds or the cold  ground, by mixture with cool air or by  the absorption of beat In the expansion of ascending columns of air.  Whatever the process may be, on��  thing Is sure���tlie cooling must take  place before tbe moisture will collect  into drops of suflicleut size to cause  them to fall from the mass of vnpor  iu which the coustituent parts bav��  been floating.  A  Crnzy Wit.  A contemporary states tbat while a  wedding breakfast was being held in a  restaurant at Frcsnes los Rungis a naval officer in uniform entered the room  and���was- invited_to_presido_over_the  fenst. He made himself very agroea-  ble, sang songs and delivered spoeches.  He was proposing tho bride's health  when two policemen rushed in and arrested him as an escaped lunatic from  a neighboring asylum. ' It is further  asserted that he thereupon politely  turned to the officers and said: "I think  you have made a mistake, gentlemen.  There"���pointing to tbe bridegroom���  "is tho man you want."���London Tribune.  Good Layers Lay Fertile Eggs.  It is said that the fewer eggs a hen  lays the more likely are they to be  infertile. At the Maine station an attempt was made to breed downward  in the egg yield as^well as upward.  Contrary to their expectations, it -was  nearly impossible, to get fertile eggs  from the hens who laid the" fewest  eggs. ._���'...    ���  Cooly.  "Is "cooly" the name of a peoplet  It Is believed to be. The word belongs  to all tlio.Indian vernaculars. Etymologists have been tempted to find Its  origin In the Tamil "kuli," which means  hire, payment for menial odd jobs or  the hireling odd job man himself, but it  Is pointed out In Dr. Murray's dictionary that when the word appears early  to the seventeenth century it refers t��  a tribe of Guzerat, ln the west of India,  far from the Tamil speaking aoutb���  the Kuli, or Koll, who seem to bav��  been often employed by. Ewoffftfuia M  bsarers and carriers. -     ���-  An inspector upon his regular rounds  rang a bell at tbe door of a small dwelling, a little tot, acting as maid, opened  the door and the following colloquy  took place: "���'[��� ,  "Tell your mother that the water Inspector would-like to see her." '  "Yes, Blr. But will you please turn  your back?"  "What?   Will I please do what?"  "Just turn your back a moment, sir;  for I do not want to shut the door in  your face."���Linnineott's Maeazina.  A Developing Empire.  The cutting up of the large land-  holdings ln.the Sacramento valley into  small farms simultaneously with the  completion of great systems of Irrigation has brought on an era of development ln the northern part of the  state the Importance of which Is  scarcely realized as yet outside the immediate vicinity ot the undertakings.  But the developments are big with Importance not only for the Sacramento  valley, but for the entire state and particularly for San Francisco.���San Francisco CaM.  The Nines of Pope Fins,.   ;  When the pope gave a dinner to celebrate his elevation to the cardinalate  he remarked to one of the guests that,  he had been nine years at the seminary, nine years curate at Tombolo,  nine years rector of Salzano and nine  years bishop of Mantua. Pius X. was  also patriarch of Venice and cardinal  for nine years.  Enconrnir/ctl  to Slnsj nt Work.  At the works of a lirni of soap makers lu England the girl employees are  encouraged to sing part songs while at  work. Tho object Is to relievo tha  monotony. In the departments that  number moro than thirty girls and  havo not noisy machinery they nre encouraged to slug during tho last hour  of work lu tho morning aud In the  afternoon.  A Joke.  The other day a benevolent old gentleman was stopped by a tramp, who  asked for money for a night's lodging.  "Well, look here, my man," tlie old  gentleman said, "what would you say  if I offered you work?" "Bless yei  life, sir," came the reply, "I wouldn't  mind a bit. I can take a joke samo as  most people."  Sulphur Baths For Rheumatism.  Sulphur baths are of value In rheumatism. Take one tablespoonful of  burnt lime. Mix Into a paste with one  wiueglassful of cold water, and let It  remain for ten minutes. Then stir Into  one gallon of water. To this add one  ounce of milk of sulphur. Raise to  the boiling point in a suitable vessel  and keep boiling for ten minutes. Now  transfer to the bath, and add two gallons of hot water. Use when pleasantly warm. Keep from the face,' as the  particles of sulphur, etc., are liitanaalr  Irritating to the !��*����=*     ��� -4 .'.  Tlie  Cure.  Tatient���Doctor, I frequently experience a hissing sound in my ears. "What  would you advise me to do? Doctor-  What Is your occupation? Patient���I'm  an actor. Doctor���Then I'd advise yon  to get some other kind of a job.  Conscience warns us ns a friend be  fore punishing us as a Judge.���Stan  islas.  WOMEN  AND  DRINK  HABIT.  Habit Is Growing and Afternoon Wine  Is Very Fashionable In the Old  Country Now.  The dictum of the president of the  Divorce Court, that if the drink habit  could be eradicated the Divorce Court  might close Its doors, turns attention  to the question whether the drink habit  among women Is really increasing . or  diminishing, says The London Mail.  The number of divorces is certainly  Increasing, -and the Police Court and  coroners' records show increases in the  number of convictions for drunkenness  and of deaths accelerated by intemperance.  These facts, however, relate to only  a part of the population, and the striking point remains whether, ln spite of  all the efforts of temperance- advocates  and the growing public opinion against  alcoholic drinking, the habit is growing among the mass of women.  Temperance reformers might be expected to give the most favorable report of their work, yet an official at  the Church of England Temperance Society, at Dean's Gate, Westminster,  says there is no doubt the drink habit  is increasing, and not diminishing,  among women.  "It seems that women are not so sus  ceptiible as men to the appeals of temperance workers to their reason," he  said. "In the last two or three years  probably no pronouncement against tha  use of alcohol has had such a marked  effect as Sir Frederick Treves' declara.  tion that alcohol is a poison. Men pay  serious attention to such a statement  from such a man, and they are induced  to put a curb on themselves when Sir  Frederick Treves tells them that alcohol is apt to lead to a physical bankruptcy.  Women Unimpressed.  "But women do not seem to be im  pressed in the same manner. The well-  to-do- woman who had a round of calls  to make, and finds herself getting tired,  is apt not to act on the belief that alcohol is poison. She is offered a glass  of wine, and she takes it, saying to herself ,T must keep myself going for the  afternoon.' That Is one of the causes  of the drink habit among betiter-class  women.  '���Much is being done to establish tho  belief in total abstinence among the  younger women, and that phase of temperance work is most encouraging; but  it is undoubted that in spite of the  greater attention paid to the.question  in recent years intemperance is increasing, and not decreasing, among women."  Nearly all the leading doctors are  temperance advocates to-day, and such  eminent men as Sir Thomas Barlow,  one of the King's physicians, and Sir  Victor Horsley, have given their special  attention to tho . habit of drinking  among women. Sir Thomas Barlow not  long ago said that the special feature  -of-mlemperu.nce-among-women-is-"so-  cret drinking," and that relatively it is  more common among women than men.  One of the-chlef means of secret  drinking among middle-class women Is  the grocer's license. A temperance  worker told an Express representative  yesterday that thousands of middle-  class homes are broken up through the  facility which the grocer's shop' offers  women to procure Intoxicants which  ,'they secretly drink at home. The drink  Is charged for as "groceries," with the  result that tho husband of the secret  drinker Is often unaware of his wife's  indulgence until it is too late.  . Secret Drinking.  Once contracted, the habit of secret  drinking is so hard for a woman to  break that when deprived of every ordinary form of alcohol women will resort to such an Incredible stimulant  as eau do cologne, which has the cor-  taln .effect of producing madness.  A west end doctor expressed the bo-  llcf that the growing habit at drinking  among women of the better class in  London Is largely due to the "restaurant life."  "Instead of lunching and dining at  home, many women now take their  meals In public restaurants," ho said,  "and thoy acquire the habit u�� drinking  like men, taking a great deal more wine  than Is good for them, and finishing up  with liqueurs or brandy, as if it wero  the natural thing for a woman >to do.  "The after-theatre supper leads to  similar indulgence, ami I often see  women of my acquaintance after supper quite visibly affected by Hhe wino  thoy have consumed.  "Drinking among women Is much  more pronounced than it was ten years  ago, and horrible as it may seem the  secret drink in -which many well-to-do  women Indulge Is brandy. A whlsky-  and-soda is a common request among  women at- afternoon calls."  Dear Mother  Your links one* are a constant care m  Fall and Winter wether. They will  catch cold. Do you know about Shiloh s  Consumption Cure, the Lung Tonic, and  what H has done for ��o many r It u said  to be the only reliable remedy for all  diseases of the air passages in children.  It is absolutely harmless and pleasant to  take, h is guaranteed to cure or your money  is returned. The price is 25c. per bottle,  and all dealers in medicine sell 3M  TC* remedy should be in avery household.  Easy Come, Easy Go.  A Michigan man tells a grimly humorous story of a lumberman who,  after a bard winter in tbe lumber  camps, appeared in the streets of one  of the larger towns ready and anxious  "to have a good time." This, lumberman had with him the sum of $500, tbe  proceeds of his season's labor���a sum  for which he had toiled and slaved and  risked his life In the lumber jams, enduring the while all the discomforts  and trlbulatious of the rigorous winter.'  With the $500 thus painfully amassed  tbe lumberman sought the comparative  civilization of a lumber town. He first ���  purchased himself a big drink and an  expensive cigar; then bled him to a  faro joint, where he staked bis entire  fortune on a single play. In another  moment he was penniless. Shifting  . tbe cigar from one comer of his mouth  to the other, tbe lumberman cheerfully  observed, "Oh, well; easy come, easy  go!"    lieiierea,  "Our cashier wants a vacation this  summer," said tbe vice president of the  bank. "He'd like to get away, he says,  for about throe weeks."  "Good," replied the president. "That  removes a weight from my mind. I  was beginning to be afraid his accounts  might be in such shape tbat he wouldn't  dare to go away."���Chicago Record-  Herald.  Much distress and sickness in    children is    caused    by    worins.    Mother  Graves' Worm Ex-termiiiatoi- gives le- '  lief  by  removing the cause.    Give it  (x trial and be convinced.  TO THE RESCUE  Sho was ready to sink through   tlio  floor.    She did not speak, but he had  only to look into her great, shy    eyes  to divine her mind.  "Going down I" he yelled, accordingly,  to the elevator boy.���Puck.  Minard's Liniment for sale everywhere.  LOGICAL.  She���"Would you really die for me?  He���No, dear, I would not.  She���There I I thought you would  not, and yfcfc you talk ol" love���  He���My dear, my love is of the undying sort.���Philadelphia Ledger.  It is a Liver Pill.���Many of the nil-  monts that man has to contend with  havo their origin in a disordered liver,  which is a delicate organ, particularly  susceptible to tho disturbances tliac  como From irregular habits of eating  and drinking. This accounts for the  great many liver regulators now  pressed on tho attention of suffereis.  Of these there aro 110110 superior to  Parmelee's���Vegetable-Pills.���Their���op-���  oration though gentle is effective, and  the most delicate can uso them.  Deduction.  "That new farm hand of yours wdd  to be a bookkeeper."  "How do you know?"  "Every time he stops work for a minute he tries to put the pitchfork behind  his ear."���I'liegcnde Blatter.  A  Friend   In   Need.  .Tanson (sententiously)���Ah, my boy,  there's nothing like a friend In ieed!  Samson���I don't agree with you. He's  generally a thundering nuisance, for  he's sure to wa/>t to borrow something.  To the ancients for wisdom! Dr.  Pinches at the Unlvorslty colloge in  London brought out ln a lecture some  advice of general Interest given by a  certain little known king of tbe Assyrians. On one of tho monuments in  the British museum is the following  Inscription: "The eggs of an owl given  for three days ln wine bring on a  drunkard's weariness. The dried lung  of sheep taken beforehand drivos away  drunkenness. The ashes of a swallow's beak ground up with myrrh and .  sprinkled ln the wine which Is drunk  will make secure from drunkenness.  Horus, king of the Assyrians, found ,  this out" The convivial monarch did |  not drink In vain if he "found thes*  t-HiTvrfl out-"'. . *   .      ... ..  At $12.00 Diamond Hall it showing an especially attractive line of  Brooches. An odd price perhaps,  but you will scarcely object to their  not being marked $15.00.  Tlie one illustrated (Catalogue No.  31685) is of solid 14k Gold set with  46 Pearls. It has a pendant attachment for Wearing on necklet.  A Sunburst Brooch (No. 31679)  "made up of 65 lustrous Pearls is another at the same price.  We send upon request free qfcharg*  our large illustrated catalogue.  AinfeB^Lilid  Tmoitto.Ont.  W   N    U   Nov   603 r�� in Siw w4' --' X i-i5,,'���* ;^-.^.  a -fci-i*int^'iiwitid :-&=���.���  W-UjWP*  ���^-a^a, .ttWfiVffi-y iA^yi wt^^-a--;^ *��� tVSy:-H'^#^JS-a5'^^  i ���..r*n��-v��nti����4^��-  '..l��   V-1."-   '  TH-E LEADER, MOYIE, BRITISH COLUMBIA.  "> '���<i  IfriVID"  ? ibliiihed in the interest of. the people  of Moyie and East Kootenay.  =F. J. SMYTH, Publisher.  L'-XIO.--  LAEKL  EA.TES OF aUBSCRtrTION.  Oae Year..'.."....'. ........'. ?2.00  SATURDAY, SEPT. 29, 190G.  Tbe best policy is paid up in life insurance.  A dollar in the hand  , t ���  .loaned to a friend.  is worth  (wo  The man who never smiles till he  gets something out of you should be  watched clodely, .".."���  For a town that "has received so  many hard blows, Fernie seems to  mill thrive and prosper.  Some   people    are   born  ugly   and  some.people make themselves ugly by  t .......  worrying   over   tlieir own  and  tlieir  aei-jliboiV affairs.  -.Monument .to a Jackass.  ..-|Dutch Jake" Goelz of Spokane i*  to erect a $250 monument over the  grave of Bill, the j ickass which was in-  't-trumental in discovering the famous  '.Bunker Hill and Sullivan mine, and,  incidently, in bringing about $105,000'  into Mr. Goelz's capacious pocket.  ,The tale of the ' discovery of the  miue is one that Mr. Goelz never tires  ol" recounting.  In the autumn of 1SS5, Iho story  j tinn, N, S. Kellogg, who was grubstaked by Cooper and Peck took to  '^Murray some samples of ore, which  liis employers declared worthless. He  root Phil O'Rourke, howurer, who snid  'ihey were of - value.  Harry Baer and Goelz then grubstaked Kellogg and O'Rourke to locate  the ground trom which the samples  had been-taken. These m-n", on the-  'second day of their expedition, chanced  upon Bill, the j ickass, which had  elrayed from Cooper and Peck's camp,  'and pressed iti'nto service.   _  One day the animal escaped from  tbe two prospectors, and when they  found it browsing on the mounlain  Bide ifhdd pawed up a qu.in.ity ol  'njosarapd'earthj disclosing the crop-  pings' of tbe Bunker Hill'ledge.  ' Cooper and Peck then instituted  suit for a part of the mine, on the grubstake law, alleging that the jackass  represented them. After a long battle  "through two courts, Judge Norman  'Buck decided in thoir favor at Boise.  The jackass was'in tlie court room as  '���exhibit A." The mine waa then valued  'at i|'4,0]0,'0), but ia now held at  ''$17 ,ob'6,ooo; r  '" Immediately after the decision was  made Kellogg purchased Bill for $250  'cash, and employed Charles Robinson  to take the animal to bis home at  Forest Grove, Ore., and care for him  as long 'as he lived, for a Balary of $50  a mon'th. " '  ~~That "was 2J_yea"rs~a"go7an[TBill_"wa"s"  but 6 years of ago lit the time. The  latter part of August lie passed to  the place where all'good donkeys go,  and'now it "is annouue'ed Mr. Goetz  'will honor the estim ible beast's grave  with the erection of a marble shaft.  The inscription lnis not been determined upon.'  Pain ri-oin ft ilurn   Promptly Itelelved by  Chamberlain's   rain Balm.  A little child of Micheal Strauss, of  Vernon,Conn., was recently in great  pain from a burn on the hand, and as  cold applications only increase the  inflammation, Mr. Strauss came to Mr.  James N. Nicholas, a local merchant,  for something to stop tbe pain. Mr.  Nicholas says: "I advised him to use  Cbambeilain's Piiin Balm, and the  first application drew out the inflamn-  matiou and gave immediate relief. ]  have used this l.iniment my self and  rcccomeurlcd it very often for cuts,  burn, strains and lame back, and have  never known it to dissapoint. For  sabe by the Moyie Drug and Stationery  Co,      "  Cliurcli Services.  Presbyterian���In the Oddfellows  Hull.; Sunday School at 3 p, in, Evening    service   at  8.  Everyone welcome".  G. 11. FINLAY, Pastor.  Methodist���Sunday School at 3 p  m.   Evening service at 7:30 o'clock.  Everyone welcome.  T. SOWERBUTTS, Pastor.  IF YOU HAVE A  LOT TO SELL,  A HOUSE TO RENT,  MINING STOCK TO SELL  Or if you wish to inv'st  iu any of these .consult  FARRELL   &   SMYTH  LOO. F.  Wlldey Lodgo No. 44.  Meets Tuesday evenings in McGregor  hall on Victoria street. Sojourning  Odd Fellows cordially invited.  R. T. Howard, F. J. Smyth, ,  Noble Grand. Secr'y.  St. Eugene Lodge No. 37.  K. of "P.  Meets every Thursday  vening    in    McGregor  hall at 8  o'clock.   Visiting brothers invited,  G. H. FlNDLAY,    .      G. W. OltCHAItD,  Chancellor Com. K. R.andS.  Moyie   Miners'   Union  No. 71  W. F, of M.  Meets in McGregor hall every Saturday evening. Sojourning members  are cordially invited to attend.  J. L. G WROXS,  President.  Thos. E. Kelly,  Secretary  MOYIE AERTE NO. 855  Meets first Wednesday of each month.  DR. HARVIE,  Worthy Pres.  J. II HAWKE,  Worthy Secr'y.  Comfortable  Rooms  and  Best of  Table Board.  ���A. GOUPILL, Propr.  A. L   MILLOP  MARKETS  In   all  the   Principal  Cities and   Towns   in  British Columbia,.  MOYIE, B, C.  P. BURNS & GO  WHOLESALE AH U   RETAIL  MEAT     MERCHANTS  Fresh and Cured Meats, Fresh  Fish, Game ana Poultry.   We  supply only  the best.    Your  '���  trade solicited.  THE CANADIAN BANK  OF COMMERCE  , ��� ��� ���..    ��j  Paid-up Capital, $10,000,000.    Reserve Fund, $4,500,065 !  HEAD OFFICE,  TORONTO ,='.      i  *B. E. WALKER, General Manager ALEX. LAIRD, Assti Gen'l Manage!  BRANCHES THROUGHOUT CANADA, ANS> IN  THE UNITED STATES AND ENGLAND    .*!  A general Banking business transacted.  Accounts may be opened and conducted by  mail with all branches.of this Bank. '  ABSATEM,  NELSON,  B. C  Harvey   &   McCarter,  r  Barristers, Solicitors, Notaries, Etc.  Cranhrook,   -   .-   B. C.  W. F, GURD,  BARRISTER, SOI.ICITOR, ETC  CRANBROOK. ���       .        B. C  > .-     i i i'     * i .....  ov~  WAS A VERY SICK   HOY.  But Cured l>y Chainberlulti'g Colic,   Chol-  3.   '      ���   ��'ia and Iflrrjuiealtciiicdy.  "When my boy'was two years old he  had a very severe attack' ol bowel complaint1, but by the tiscof Cl*amberlain,s  IOolic,Ch'olcra and' Diarrhoea Rmedy  we brought 'him out all right;" says  Maggie llickox, of Midland, Mich.  This'remedy cah be depended Upon in  the'most severe cases. Even cholera  infantum is cured'by it, Follow the  plain printed directions nnd'a cure if  bertain. For sale by Moyie Drug &  'Stationery''Co.'      :'    '���"'.'."'  DON'T BE A GOOSE  and do your own  pressing.    Our  tailor's gooje docs il better.  WE DO PRESSING   .  as well as mate clothes. Pressiug  and repairing we take as much pains'  to do satisfactorily as in making up  a suit. Send your clothes lo us lo be  pressed' a nd shaped  F  MOYIE,  B. C  St.  Joseph's   Convent.  NELSON, D. C.  jJoarding and Day School conducted hy the Sisters of St. Joseph, Nelson  B. C. Commercial and business  courses a specialty. Excellence and  swift progress characterize each department.- Parents should wrile for  particulars. One mouth assures the  public' of the thoroughness of the  Sisters' methods of teaching. Terms  -*orani��,nce-Jamiary ���A'pril-and���Sept.-  Pupils are admitted during term.  PREST PHOTO CO.  Ckanbkook and Moyie.  BUY YOUR  Oie*s*-:r��,  \W3LT\J.��t ELlOLCl  NOTICE.  Adam 'Wander ti now manager of  tho Moyie Brewery, and all business  should be ''transacted : through him.  jle has power to collect all' accounts*,  itc.: - '��� '��� '������.���''��� ;/ "'���::i- -  <.. ���  MINERAL   ACT.  ���'' = " '   '(.VOTIM   P.')' : ���  UEimi'iGAT'p op'Improvements.  ��� !���  : i-��.'   : - -.'.-:���.   :���'���   -.>���'   ���'��� '.-"-.  NOTICE.  Aurora, Horseshoe,-'TJurango, Etna, Mid  I'uitlund Mineral Claims, sltmue'in-the Fort  ptcclc Mining Divlsiou :of Enat Kootenay Dis-  ilri.!t.    i       , .   .       .>  r  Where located-.���On west siilo of lower Moyie  i ,1'AKI* ifOTrCE tlint I. Thos. T.' MeVltlie, V.  'M. O'. No. B 100.1, agutit. for O. J. Johnson V. M  <:. .<o..B91', Thos.-'Udcr P.'iW, C. No. B 91!)  i. II. Saiibuni F. *UO< No. B 'JUG, h, E. .-janburii  >'. M. C. No.' II !l07,:intcud.sixty days from date  Jiereof, toaimlT to the.;Mlnlni; Rocorrtor for a  Certificate of Imnrovcin'ent-5, for tlie purpose of,  obtaluiug a Crown Grant of the above eJaims. ,  ,, And further wlte .notice that antion, under  scetiou 37, inu.-it be commenced before the is-  P'lnucot iiieli Certificate of Improvements,  i   .Vrcd ^m:i, Cth day of July.. MPS.  FROM  A. B, Stewart & Co.  Agent   for   Crows'  Nest  Steam Laundry.  C. H. DUNBAR  Burrisler, Solicitor, Notary Public, Etc  Cranbrook, B. C.  DR. E. B. MILES,  33 JEI3^5r-���T,I�����T,.  Cranbrook, B, C.  George EL. Thompson,  Bakrisxkr, SoLrcnoR, Notary Public, &c.  CRANBROOK,      British Columbia.  W, R. BEATTY  Embalmer and Undertaker,  Phone 89, CRANBROOK.  Wm.  Express and General Delivery Business.    Livery  and  "Feed Stable.  Leave Orders at  GWynne's Store.  MOYIE British Colum'.in.  CANADIAN  RAILWAY  Provincial  EXHIBITION  Excursion Rates  Vancouver or  Westminster Return  35  ON SALE  October 3rd.  good to return till Oct 11  Daily  through Sleepers  Arrowhead to Vancouver  Full particulars from  J. Attwood, Agent, Moyfe.  J. S'CARTER,  Dlst, Pass. Agt  Nelson,  E. J. GOYLE,  Ass't Genl. Pass, Agt_  Vancouver.  STOP AT THE  COSMOPOLITAN  WHEN IN  /CRANBROOK  E. H. SHALL,, Manager.  Good rooms, good tables and bar  and  first class sample r->'),*08.  G. R. STRANGE,.  Contractor and Builder  PLANS AND ESTI-      .  MATES FREE.  Apply   at  Mrs.-Gorman's Boarding House.  ^BMWM^WWB'gl-MWlWPOW *��l5�� IBKM-���������Om��%*fmW.-9MtamS  E.G. GWYME  Cigars,      Tobacco,     J   Confetionery  Fruil8, E!c  ARRELL BLOCK,.  P. F0SS0M  BREAD,  CAKE,  PASTRY,  ALWAYS ON HAND.  Meals at all Hours.  Manhattan      Hotel.  ffifaag^saEEBgaggjgwsgac^  SEE  FARRELL & SMYTH  FOR  Fire Insurance,  Real Estate,  Collections,  SAVINGS BANK DEPARTMENT  Deposits of  $1 and upwards received, and interest allowed at  current rates.   The depositor is Subject to no delay whatever in the withdrawal of the whole or any  portion of the deposit  CRANBROOK BRANCH.  F. C. MALPAS. MGR  FURNITURE!  !  Cranbrook Go-Operative Stores  LIMITED.  Funeral Directors and  Embalmers.  THE���  I  Lar  DESAUI'.NIER BKOS,  ;e   sample   room   in  rrnps.  connection  with house for commercial men.   Besl  of a"*commo\lation8.  Headquarters for   Commercial and Miniug Men.  Columbian College  NEW WESTMINSTER, 13.   C.  Receives both Ladies and Gentlemen as Resident or as Day Students.  Has a complete Conimorcial or Business Course, Prepares students to  gmn Teacher,1* Certificates of all  grades. In affilliation with TORONTO  UNIVERSITY gives the four years  course for the B. A. degree, and the  first year of the Toronto School ol  Science. Has a special "Prospectors  Cuurtie" for miners who work in B. C.  Iustrustions given in Art, Music,  Physical culture and elocution.  For Calender etc. address "Columbia College." '  Teim  open Sept. 17th. 1906.  O. F. DE 3 AULNIER.  DEALER  IN  QUEENS  AVENUE,  MOYIE,  B.'C,  PROMPT   DELIVERY.  QueeD^ATs.'    MOYIE  k  k  k  k  k  k  fa  k  k  fa  k  k  fa  k  k  fa  k  k  Thirteenth Annual  Spokane     Interstate  Fair  $35,000 in Prises and Purses.  $5,000 for Counlry and District Fruit Exhibits.   Horao Industry E  position  occupying new fj/W) building, filled with working exhibits.   Larger  exhibits iu   every department.    Big Poultry  Show,  Two weeks Fair and  Kaces.-  Sept. 24th to Oct. 6th,'06  Open Day And Night  Sensational free acts every afternoon.   Free Vaudeville and Baud Concert evory  night.   Admission after 6 p. m., only 10c.  For Program, Prize Lists and other  imforuiation, address  ROBERT H. COSSROVE  9 First Avenue, Spokane, Wash.  Sccrotary and Manager  'i^t^i^l ^Jg*5j.^^^*5*.<g?,.^S55'. <s5'.^��.^5'.  S?*'5^--*'@'-;5i"'"5-Si,',"ii',^?^V"^?  I; " .'      ���".������ P. F. JOEMSIOM :  | This Hotel is New and well Furnished The  j"." Tahles are Supplied with the Best the  I MarKet afFords. The Bar is Filled with  |       the Best Brands of Liquors and Cigars/  HEADQUARTERS FOR COMMER���IAL  AND MINING MEN  ��� - ��� - -_       ��� KKlTISn COLUMBIA    &  ���������� eusefl .^e������e���e��eeeeeeeii9299e^ee999^99999999e���eee����'*

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