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Array e '*+*"*&,   ***i^   ,  '���*���*!      _"-��>*>%.,      fc. ���.��-���--  Eyes carefully  tested.  A--proper fit guaranteed.  WILSON, Optician.  Your watch   wilL'-^re*  coive   careful   attention,  when left with u?.  WILSON, the jeweler. '  VOL. 9, NO 44.  MOYIE, B.C.,  FEBRUARY 9.1907.  $2jY YhAK  'V5-* eZT'eZ?  NEW SPRING  GOODS  have arrived, and there are very many new and interesting novelties being shown this season.  Wo know tbat it is atill a little oarly to buy but we  are starting to.show tbe goods and you may as well be  among tho first, to choose.  Being anxious to clear out our winttr goods entirely,  we are offering some rare bargains in everything that  is needed for the cold weather.  Big consignement of BOOTS and SHOES arrived  jt-h'is week, both Minors and Miners. Come and eee  them.  R.CAMPBELL&CO  DIVIDENDS  DURING 1906  Profits for Year Were  $469,880.  This is Pavday al the St.  Eugene Mine aad $30,-  000 will be Disbursed  Real Estate,    Mining Stocks  Fire-Life-Accident  INSURANCE  Beale & Elwell  OBA-N-BBOOK MOYIE,   B,   C  The employees at the St. Eugene  mine will receive their pay .today, as  is the usual custom when the regular  payday falls on Sunday. The amount  e;iven out will be about $30,000. During the month of January tbe mine  was closed down {or several days  through the lack of coal, which accounts for the payroll being a trifle  imalller than usual.  Conservatives Haye a 3ig Workin  ijority in the Province.  DELICIOUS BREAD and BUTTER.  The Bread is made  from Calgary   Milling   Co's  HUNGARIAN PATENT FLOUR  Pelicious    Butter  is -only   another   name  MAYTON CREAMERY BUTTER  Either or both may be obtained  ���AT��� "  for  Tne -Canadian Consolidated Mining  ���& Smelting .company owning the Centre Star aad other mines at Rossland,  the St. Eugene at Moyie, the Trail  smelter, and other holdings in B. C,  have announced tbe payment of a  quarterly dividend of 2�� per cent for  tbe the quarter ending December 31,  1906. This makes the fourth quarterly dividend paid for last year, equal to  10 per cent on the capital etock of tbe  company. The profits thus paid out  during 1906, amount to $469,880.  Two dividends wero paid during the  first half of the year, and in addition  a considerable sum was set aside as *  reserve iund. Tbe profits for the last  half of tbe year bave not yet been announced, but presumably they were at  least equal to if not greater than for  the first half of tbe year,,  The dividend now payable includes  all shareholders of record on Jan.- 23.  The result of the Provincial election held last  Saturday-may ,be safely summarized as follows:  CONSERVATIVES,----28.  LIBERALS, -- -13.  SOCIALISTS,--------- 3.  * . -   -  Totaj; - - - - -"43T  It was an overwhelming victory for the Conservatives, and proves conclusively that the  majority of the people of the province are satisfied with Premier McBride's administration.  Following is the result of the election in the  Cranhrobli. district.  FITCH'S.  I 20^8 -2Sa^ES2EaEEfc^2&  T. Eaton Is Dead.  Harvey  Cranbrook..-^  202  Moyie....__...'-  36  Fort Steele .'... 39  Wardner���..".  28  Marysville  15 -  Yahk :  .8  Ryan -*; -  3  Wasa- !....-.  6  Kimberley..  10  Baker .*.--  8  Wattsburg  8  Carruthers' Mill  15  Kelly  70  .. 73,  .2  11 -  14  9  2  6  13  3  2  . 2  211  King.  293  24  28  30  27  21  4  8  15  12  4  7  473  You can look with  ���i. d e upon your  shirt if bot hero  As there U nothing cheap about its appearance.  Our shirts are very dressy, of good strong linen,  with many attractive stripes in the colored ones,  and are very popular with the fashionably dressed  young men in town. # '  Better Buy a number of tho new line of shirts  we have just received in stock.. They'll be sold in  short order, as they are the swellest and latest things  in Men's Furnishings. The prices are enceptionally  low for such' high-class shirts. We haye them  plain'and colored���suit your taste;  Tho latest of Men's Furnishing goods can always  be had at our store. .,.--...   y  MacEachern & Macdonald  S  GENERAL NEWS  NOTES.  ���j��ts&t3&u��i .xiz.sirj-A-cj&.sCijrij'-'rfi^.*^^ ���  --     MOYIE'S   LEADING   HOTEL.  Hotel Kootenay  The best of accommodations  for the Traveling Public.  Largeand ���Commodious BampIeEooma.- Billiard-Sooai6.----:j  McMAHON BROS. Proprietors.  ���tfj!rwWrW W~WWrW W'WW^^ WWWW -*ij**-i^-^*r-i^r^i.--i5i-2j��-jt^-.-  DON'T   FORGET  That 20TH CENTURY BRAND Men's Fine Tailored Garments-  the very make of clothes that all the best dressed travellers  wear, th e clothes that are worn by thousands of young men  in Toronto, Montreal^ Winnipeg and all the loading Cities,  <can be obtained right here. Dozens of patterns tb choose  froiia���great style, great fit, moderate price.  E. A. HILL,  ;-  THE   LEADING   LADIES'AND MEN'S   FURNISHER^,    V  Timothy Eaton, the.head oi the big  departmental store, has passed away.  He died1 Thursday morning at his  home in Toronto. During the past  few years he w-ae unable to.walk owing  to an injury he received in an accident, -but otherwise hie health -was  ���fairly good, and his <Jeath was unexpected.  The T. Eaton Co.., Ltd., ie so thoroughly organized that it iB not likely  his death will affect the business at all,  J. C. Eaton, vice-president, will now,  in all probability, succeed his father as  head of the concern,  Mr. Eaton was an Irishman by birth7  a Mett.odist in religion and a Liberal  _in_p_olitics_.^ =   Totals: 378  King's / majority, 95.  The electkm of Parsons in the Golden riding  comes as an,;agreeable surprise.  Ross won in Fernie with a majority of 67 over  Moore, the Socialist. Dic&en, Liberal, received  only 64 votes.  Schoffleld, Conservative, won in Ymir, and  Dr. Hall, Liberal, caeried Kelson.  Mclnnes was defeated by nearly 1,000 in  Vancouver.  Vancouver and Victoria go solid Conser.  vatve.  Out of 25 Labor, Socialist and Independent  candidates, only three were elected-John Mclnnes, Grand Forks, Socialist; J. H. Hawthornthwaite, Nanaimo, Socialist, and Parker Wil  Hams, Newcastle, Socialist. Nearly all of the  others lost their deposits.  - The Provincial legislature will meet  on March 8tli.' _*  New car works are to be built at  Montreal that will bo the largest in  Canada.   ��� ,.  Calgary is about to ejreot a $100,000  hotel where the rates will not exceed  $1 a day.   A branch of the Canadian Bank of  Commerce has been opened at Prince  Rupert. /  The fernie police force had a dif-  feieuoe with Mayor Bonnoll this week  ahd all resigned..  The rate used to be $�� 30 from Creston to Bonners Ferry. ��� Now it ha-*  '. een reduced to $1.30.  METAL   MARKET.  Nkw York���Bar7 eilver, 68$   confe  Lead, $6. ^  Londok���Lead, ��19 10s 'v.-"..-*-'  Scotch Concert Program.  N. A, MacKenzie Dead,  Fred 8tork has sold his opera��� honse  in Fernie to Messr*. Dobson and Wel-  lingham of that town. ��  Vancouver's population is now  52,000, according to the city assessor,  an increase of 7,000 in a year. This  does not include those living in greater  Vancouver.         Charles McOill, ex-general manager  ot the Ontraio bank, pleaded guilty to  making false returns and signing fake  statements, and received five years'  sentence,   He is now in prison.  W ���^'31v:c^vj:J:i5:5rivs' WV\  Imperial Bank of Canada.  SAVINGS DEPARTMENT.  Deposits of 8L0O or upwardsreceived.  A There is ao better investment than a Savings  Bask deposit. "    ",.--..  Ouce opened it grows whether added to or   not.  Interest allowed at current  raU��i and  com-.  pounded twice a year,  O&&NBBOOB BRANCH.  J. F. M. PINKHAM, Manager.  A  i-  i  ��j&;^  j��tjfius&j,j&* if/ rft rtfrjsff &u��i ���f^tjat.-^c y&7 yy >���-, v,*r *%* J&.A.  Norman MacKenzie died in Lethbridge on January 31st, after having  been confimed to his bed three weeks.  Mr. MacKenzie was at one time a resident of Moyie and conducted tho  Manhattan hotel. While here he  married Miss Nellie Eagan of Fort  Steele. He had lived in the west  many years and was for a long time at  Princb Albert, Sask., whore some of  his relatives reside. He leaves a wife  and two young children. He waa a  member of the Masonic Order.  Want Cash System.  The following from the Frank Puper  will be read wi'.h in'erest by the Muyie  merchants, many of whom have been  hit similar to- those at Frank:���Last  Wednesday the merchants of Frank  called a meeting to discu-a the feasibility of adopting the aisli system of  doing business. if^Some $2500 has been  lost iu the last month hy .persons  skipping out without paying their  store bills. A committee was appointed to confer with the merchants of  Coleman and BInirmore to induce  them to join the association.  New Ladv Barber Shop-  Mrs. E. E. LiBonte has leased tbe  b&rber shop in the Stone building,  next door to the Leader office. This  week she arrived here fiom Spokane  ���nd she now has ber place open fur  business. As an assistant she has  aiss Mary Johnson, also of Spokane.  Fleishman Out of Luck.  J. Fleishman had $3000 worth of  jewelery stolen from him at Kamloops  tho other day, whore ho got off the  train to get something to eat. He left  his satchel in tho coach. When the  train had started again he could not  lind tho eatchel. A wire was sent back  to Kamloops and the police there found  the satshel in tho railroad yard, but  all the valuables, save a few rings had  been removed. Only a few years ago  Mr. Fleishman met,with a similar loss  while riding on tho train between Fernie and Moyie.   .  Received Sad Newa..  LOCAL NEWS.  D, A. Ayres received the sad news  Thursday that his mother had died  suddenly in Spokane. He left that  day by way .of Nelson for Spokane  only to learn when he reached Nelson  there would be no traini over the  Spokane Falls a% Northern on account  of a snowslide so he returned home  yesterday, being unable to reaoh his  destination,  Trains Are Delayed,  The train service' on tbe Crow has  been knocked galley west by the terribly unsettled weather conditions.  For two dnjrs Moyie was without mail,  and even now tbore is no mail from  Spokane nnd other southern points on  account of the tieup on the Spokane  Falle & Nortberq,  Louis CollinB has gone to Phoenix  to work,  A. J Pilger of Regina is here to take  charge of the Moyie Brewery.  Miss Breta Peterson is now employed  at the Wentwarth hotel in Cranbiook.  D. J. Jo'jnson, the contractor, came  up Irom Granorook Thursday and was  in town for a day or two,  J. A. Gillespie, diBtrict manager for  P. Burns & Co., was up from Cranr-  brook Wednesday.  At the last meeting af Wildey Lode-o  No. 44 I. Q. O. F., R. T. Howard was  presented with a past grand'1-, collar by  tho lodge.  D. R. Wood, for some time clerk at  the Hotel Kootenay, left this week for  Medford, Oregon, where he will enter  the empioy oi P. J. McMahon, who is  conducting the leading hotul in that  city.  J. A. Harvey came tip from Cranbiook on yesterday's delayed train  and ja spending the day look jug after  his many interest here, Mr. Harvey  takes his defeat philosophically, and  is well pleased over McBride's big  victory.  A lumberman named Allen Shuffle-  boiham was accidentally killed while  working m a camp of the Eeat Kootenay Lumber company on Irishman  creek last Wednesday. His body was  taken to Cranbrook for burial.  _A strike _of the railway_men_ operating the Grassy Mountain railway running from Frank to Xjilie, occured Saturday, tbe men demanding the same  schedule as the C. P. R. aro paying.  The matter has not beon settled and  communication between Frank and  Lilio is now only by horse conveyances.  . The following is the program of* tho  Scotch concert to' bo given in McGregor v hall next Monday evening,.  February 11th:  1���B.mpipos,  2���Song, Ljch Limond, Jas, Thorn*  ' 3���Recitation, To a Mountain D.ii-jy,  Wm. Herd,  4���Song, Banks of Allan   Water, T.  Sowerbutts,  5���Highland Fling, A. McCowan,  6���Song, Annie Laurk",  Mrd.  Patrequin,  7���Reading,* Vad-ty'* Loytf Letter^ L,  McGregor,  8���Song, Jessie's Deam,   A. P. Mao-  Jonald, *   -���  9���Sword Dance,   A. McCowan  and*  son,  10���Song, Soots Wha Hae, Jaa. Tbonv,.,  11���Recitation, Burn's Address to a^  Lou3e, W. Hord.  12���Song, Sound  of   the   Drum,  T.'  Sowprbutta,  13���Song, Robin Adair,  Mrs.   P.Ure-   '  quin,  14���Song, McGregor's Gathering, Jas.  Thom, -  15���Sailor's Hornpipe, A McCowan,  16���Bagpipes,  The doors will open at 7:30 and the.  program will commence at 8. Admission, adults, 50 cents, children, 25,  cents.  Election Day-in_Moyle._  Paul Jensen Quite Sick.  Paul Jensen is quite seriously ill  and was again tafcoa to the hospital  today. Ho was m the hosdita) for a  week or ten days, but returned a few  days ago apparently much improved  in health. Yesterday, however, hu  f^pojf a t^m for %h,e 'vorse.  The Masquerade Ball  The Eagles' masquerade ball will be  given next Thursday evening without  tail. It has been decided by the committee to charge $1.50 for tick-its and  sjrve a lap supper. From present indications -.here will be a big turnout  and all kinds of fun. Slip on any old  thing and go.  Socialism on the Wane-  The reballoting in the reiebstag election, which occured throughout the  German empire on the 5th, emphasized the governmnnt victory on January 25. There were further heavy  losses in socialist seats, while the clericals more than held their own. The  socialists now return t3 the reichstag  shorn of nearly half their strength.  Lama Back.  This ailment is usually caused by  rheumatism of the muscles and may  be cured by applying Chamberlain's  Pain Balm two or three times a day  rubbing the*parts vigorously at each  application. If this does not afford re  lief, bind on a piece of flannel slightly  dampened with Pain Balm, and quick  relief is almost sure to follow. For  sale by the Moyie Drug and Stationery  Co,  Election day in Moyie passed of��  quietly. The voting started early and  up to noon some 50 had boon polled-.  A. P. Macdonald and E. A. Hill acted  as scrutineers for Mr. Harvey,# R.  Campbell and J. P. Farroll for Dr.  King, and Harry Swan and Hugh  McDonald for Mr. Kelly. P. F. John-,  ston, ol tho Moyio hotel, showed his  usual enlerpriso and had the election  returns for the benefit of the public.  The Liberals had a pow wow in their  committee rooms and mado a racket  until the small hours of the morning.  FOR SALE���A hur roomed house  and lot. Price, $500. For particulars  apply to Farrell & Smyth.  mmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmamgmmmm  DI AMONDS  We   emphasize   quality*  when selling you a Diamond.  A Diamond ring properly  bought is a good asset.  When purchasing from us  you can depend upon our  judgement, for quality is,  always our firsr consideration  Mr. E.A.Hill  of   Moyie iigjOtu*.  agent.  W.F. TATI &SON  Jewelers apd * Graduate .Optician!.  CRANBROOK, B. C.  Official Watch Inspector f��r C. P.  Crow's Ne*t Pass I);yj<*kj{*.  * THE LEADER, MOYIE, BRITISH COLUMBIA.  r.v-v  t  V!'.'.-.  .���:<������.  leveny o  '* i.'���.  Owrif-M. IS04. te 0*M.  Maul sad C-wtaar  (Continued From  Last Week.)  CHAPTER VII.  THERE was a soft, warm, yellow glow to the world when  Beverly Calhoun next looked  1 upon lt. The sun from his  throne In the mountain tops wus smiling down upon the valley the night  hud ravaged while he was on the other  Bide of the earth. Tbe leaves of the  trees were a softer green, the white of  the rocks and the yellow of the road  ���were of a gentler tint. The brown  and green reeds were proudly erect  once more.  The stirring of the mountain men  bad awakened Aunt Fanny, and she in  turn called her mistress from the surprisingly peaceful slumber Into which  perfect health had sent her not so  many hours before. At the entrance  to the Improvised bedchamber stood  buckets of water from the spring.  "We have very thoughtful chambermaids," remarked Beverly, -while Aunt  Fanny was putting her hair Into presentable shape. "And an energetic  cook," she added as the odor of broiled meat came to her nostrils.  "Ah caln' see nothin' o' dat beastes,  Miss Beverly, an' Ah���Ah got mah suspicions," said Aunt Fanny, with sepulchral despair ln her voice.  "They've thrown the awful thing  Into tb�� river," concluded Beverly.  "Dey'a cookin' hit!" said Aunt Fanny  solemnly.  "Good heaven, no!"; cried Beverly.  "Go and see, this minute. I wouldn't  eat that catlike thing for the whole  ���world." Aunt Fanny came back a few  minutes later with the assurance that  they were roasting goat meat. The  skin of the midnight visitor was  stretched upon the ground not far  away.  "And how is he?" asked Beverly,  Jamming a hatpin through a helpless  bunch of violets.  "He's ve'y 'spectably skun, yo' highness."  "I don't mean the animal, stupid."  "Yo' mean 'at Misteh Goat Man?  He's settln' up an' chattin* as if "nothln'  happened. He says to me 'at wc staht  on ouah way Jes' as soon as yo' all eats  yo'  b'eakfus'.    De bosses Is hitched  "Has everybody else eaten? Am I  the only one that hasn't?" cried Beverly.  " 'Ceptln' me, yo' highness. Ah'm as  hungry as a poah man's dawg, an' "���'  "And he Is being kept from the hospital because I am a lazy, good for  nothing little��� Come on, Aunt Fanny;  we haven't a minute to spare. If he  looks very P, we do without breakfast." -     -  But Baldos was the most cheerful  ��� man ln the party.   He was sitting with  his back against a tree, his right arm  in a sling of woven reeds, his black  patch set upon the proper eye.  -'You will pardon me for not rising,"  be said cheerily, "but, your highness,  ���I am much too awkward this morning  to act as befitting a courtier ln the  ���presence of his sovereign. You have  slept well?"  "Too well, I fear. So well, ln fact,  that you have suffered for lt. Can't  we start at ouce?" She was debating  within herself whether It would be  quite good form to shake hands with  the reclining hero. In the glare of the  broad daylight he aud his followers  looked more ragged and famished than  before, but they also appeared more  picturesquely romantic.  "When you have eaten of our humble  fare, your highness���the last meal at  the Hawk and Raven."  "But I'm not a bit hungry."  ���-"It-Is-very-considerate-of-you,���but  equally unreasonable.   ' You must eat  before we start."  "I can't bear the thought of your suffering when we should be hurrying to  a hospital and competent surgeons."  He laughed gayly. "Oh, yon needn't  laugh. I know it hurts. You say we  cannot reach Ganlook before tomorrow? Well, we 'cannot stop here a  minute longer than wc��� Oh, thank  you!" A ragged servitor had placed a  rude bowl of meat and some fruit before her.  "Sit down here, your highness, and  prepare yourself for a long fast. We  may go until nightfall without food.  The game Is scarce, and we dare not  rwiture far into the hills."  arranged bridge of boxes and bags providing support for his long legs.  "We want to go to a hospital," Beverly had said to the driver very much  as she might have spoken had she been  in Washington. She was standing  bravely beside the fore wheel, her~face  flushed and eager. Baldos from his  serene position on the cushions watch-  t ed her with kludllug eyes.    The griz-  Beverly sat at his feet and daintily  began the operation of picking a bone  with her pretty fingers and teeth. "I  am sorry we have no knives and forks,"  he apologized.  "I don't mind," said she. "I wish  you would remove that black patch."  "Alas, I must resume the' hated disguise. A chance enemy might recognize me." "'  "Your���your clothes have been mended," she remarked, with a furtive  glance at his long legs. The trousers  had been rudely sewed up and no bandages were visible. "Are you���your  legs terribly hurt?"  "They are badly scratched; but not  seriously. The bandages are skillfully  placed," he added, seeing her look of  doubt.   '-'Ravone is a genius."  "Well, I'll hurry," she said, blushing deeply. Goat hunter though he  .was and she a princess, his eyes  gleamed with the Joy of her beauty,  and his heart thumped with a most  unruly admiration. "You were very,  very brave last night," she said at last,  and her rescuer smiled contentedly.  She was not long In finishing the  rude but wholesome meal and then  announced her readiness to be on the  way. With the authority of a genuine  princess she commanded him. to ride  inside the coach, gave incomprehensible directions to the driver and to the  escort and would listen to none of his  protestations. When the clumsy vehicle was again ln the highway and  bumping over the ridges of flint the  goat hunter was beside hla princess on  the rear seat, his feet upon the opposite, cushions near Aunt Fanny, a well  ".you', will pardon me for not rising."  zled driver grinned and shook his head  despairingly. '.'Oh, pshaw! You don't  understand, do you? Hospital���b-o-s-  p-i-'t-a-l," she spelt it.out for him, and  still he shook his head. Others in the  motley retinue were smiling broadly.  "Speak to him in your own language,  your highness, and he will be sure to,  understand," ventured the patient.  "1 am speaking lu my���I mean, I prefer to speak in English. Please tell  him to go to a hospital," she said confusedly. Baldos gave a few Jovial instructions', and then the raggedest  courtier of them all handed Beverly  into ,the carriage with a grace* that  amazed her.  "You are the most remarkable goat  hunters I have ever seen," she remarked in sincere.wonder.  "And you speak the most perfect  English I've ever heard," he replied.  "Oh, do you really think so? Viss  Grimes used to say I was hopeless.  You know I had a���a tutor,".she hastily explained. "Don't you-think* it  strange we've met no Axphain - soldiers?" she went on, changing the subject abruptly. _   ��� ..  "W.e nre not yet out of the woods,"  he said.  "That was a purely American aphorism," she cried, looking at him intently. "Where did you learn all your  English?"  "I had a tutor," he answered easily.  "You are a very odd' person," she  sighed. "I don't believe that you are  a goat hunter at all."  "If I were not a goat hunter I should  have starved long ago," he said; "Why  do you doubt me?"  "Simply because you treat me one  moment as if I were a princess and  the next as if I were a child." Humble  goat hunters do not forget their station iu life."  "I have much to learn of the deference due to queens," he said.  "That's Just like 'The Mikado" or  'Pinafore,'" she exclaimed. "I believe you are a comic opera brigand or  a pirate chieftain, after all."  "I am a lowly outcast," he smiled.  "Well, I've decided to take you into  Edel weiss~and"������ ~ *���= ~'-_  "Pardon me, your highness," he said  firmly. "That cannot be. I shall not  go to Edelweiss."  -  "But I command you"���  "It's very kind of you, but I cannot  enter a hospital���not even at Ganlook.  I may as well confess that I am a  hunted man and that the instructions  are to take me dead or alive."  "Impossible!" she gasped, involuntarily shrinking from him.  "I have wronged no man; yet I am  being hunted down as though I were  a beast," he said, his face turning haggard for the moment. "The hills of  Graustark, the plateaus of Axphain  and the valleys of Dawsbergen are  alive with men who are bent on ending my unhappy but inconvenient existence. It would be suicide for me to  enter any one of your towns or cities.  Even you could not protect me, I  fear."  "This sounds like a dream. Oh, dear  me, you don't look like a hardened  criminal," she' cried.  "I am the humble leader of the faithful band who will die with me when  the time comes. We are not criminals,  your highness. In return for' what  service I may have performed for you,  I implore you to question me no further. Let me be your slave up to the  walls of Ganlook, and then.you may  forget Baldos, the goat hunter."  "I never can forget you," she cried,  touching his injured arm gently. "Will  you forget the one that gave you this  wound?" .'.-..-.  '���'It is a very gentle wound, and I love  I It so that I pray lt may never heal."  She looked away suddenly.'  j     "Tell me onet thing." she said, a mist  , coming over her eyes.    "You say they  ( are hunting you to the death.   Then���  ' then your fault must be a grievous one.  Have, you���have you  killed a  man?"  she. added hastily.    He was silent for  a long time.  |     "I fear I have killed more than one  ,' man," he said In low tones.   Again she  shrank  Into the corner of the coach.  "History says that your father was a  , brave soldier and fought in many bat-  ! ties," he went on.  "Yes," she said, thinking of Major  j George Calhoun.  '    "He killed men then, perhaps, as I  have killed them." he said.    -  "Oh", my father'never killed a man!"  cried Beverly in devout horror.  "Yet Graustark reveres his mighty  prowess on the field of battle," said  he, half laconically.  "Oh," she murmured, remembering  that she was now the daughter of  Yetive's father. "I see. You are not  a���a���a mere murderer, then?"  "No. I have been a soldier. That ls  all."  "Thank heaven!" she murmured and  was no longer afraid of him. "Would  ���would a pardon be of any especial  benefit to you?" she asked, wondering  how far her influence might go with the  Princess Yetlve.  *  "It is beyond your power to help  me," he said gravely. She was silent,  but it was the silence of deep reflection. "Your highness left the castle  ten days ago," he said, dismissing himself as a subject for conversation.  "Have you kept In close communication with Edelweiss during that time?"  "I know nothing of what Is going on  there," she said quite truthfully. She  only knew that Rhe had sent a message to the Princess Yetlve apprising  her of. her arrival ln St. ..Petersburg  and of her intention to leave soon for  thejdrajistark .oanltaJ  'To Be Continued.)  THE TELEGRAPH.  Opposition  and  Rebuffs With  Which  Morse Had   to Contend.  The Morse telegraph invention lingered for years In the hands of Its  starving Inventor because capitalists  were indifferent or Incapable of appreciating its merits.  It was several years before congress  voted an appropriation to allow Its Inventor to make a practical test of it,  and burlesque bills were offered to provide means for communicating with  the man in the moon.  "He's a very good, but shiftless  painter, if he would only stick to his  Job," some one said of Morse. "The  Idea of telling by a little streak of  lightning what a body is saying at tho  other end of a wire!"  His instrument, it was said, was all  very well as a mantel ornament or fur  a mistress to call her maid, but the  wires couldn't cross rivers, oceans and  deserts.  Even after the line was up between  Washington and Baltimore and SHu**  Wright sent a dispatch to the Democratic convention at Baltimore declining* its nomination of him to the, vice  presidency, lt was not accepted as true  until a committee went to Washington  and returned with the confirmation of  the report  There was similar though less objection offered to the overland telegraph  Senator Benton declared that It would  be impossible to operate It, because  the Digger Indians would cut the wires  to make hooks for digging up the rootf  and beetles on which they lived.���Sunday Magazine.  HER DEFENSE,  *"I own a golden locket set  Wit*-. Jewels bright and rare,"  alio wrote to Will, "and I have plaouJ  Your precious picture there."  "I have your little photograph,"  .   Her lines to Harry said,  "'Within a locket o'er my heart.'.'  Oh, fair and tricky maid!  Jt   hwspened   that   they .chanced   to  meet, ...  These two adoring youths ;-  Comparing notes, as lovers will,  They learned some startling truths.  But when they taxed her with deceit  She showed them,  nothing loath.  Their pictures In the locket.   "See,"  She cried, "I wear you both!"  ���Minna Irving In New Tork Times.  Uresit.  The Bachelor���Do you think women  dress to please the men?  The Married Man���Xo, to impoverish  them.���New York World.  An Awful Penalty.  The singular punishment of bigamy  in; Hungary Is to compel the man to  live together with both wives in one  house.  Throat  Inflammation*.  For sore throat or bronchial trouble  it is safe to use a gargle of ten parts  water and one part of peroxide of hydrogen, an antiseptic used with excellent success for all throat inflammations.  '.'   The   Cotton   Gin.  Eli Whitney's cotton gin was responsible for the immense strides taken by King Cotton, yet it has been  asserted that this machine was but  the practical application of an idea  that- found birth In the brain of the  widow of General Nathanial Greene  of Revolutionary fame.  A Good rteplr.  During the Apache war In Arizona  In 1866 a Maricopa Indian rode a hundred miles between sun and sun to  warn a party of:well to do emigrants  that the Apaches had planned to ambuscade them at a certain pass. The  young Indian volunteered to guide tho  wagons by another route, and when he  had-done this he mounted his horse  to go home.  "See here," said the leader of the  train to the young Maricopa, "you have  done us a good service. What Is your  price?"  "My price?" repeated the astonished  Indian.  "That Is what I asked."  "I have no price. Had gain been my  object! would have joined the Apaches  and met you ln the pass." And so saying the brave wheeled hla horsa and  rode proudly away. .  PURE WATER.  Copyright 1006, by tha Manalin Co. ���  ! 'MAN-A-UN Is An j  Excellent   Remedy   I  for Constipation.    |  t  ���  ���  ���  ���  ���a-  ���  ��  ��  ���  <*��  ���  ���  ���  ���  t  a.  *  ���  t  I  �������������� ��������'������ �����������������������<�������������������������������������  Ask  Your  Druggist for Free*  P-aruna  Almanac  for   1907.  There are many ailments directly dependent upon constipation, such as biliousness, discolored and pimpled skin, inactive liver, dyspepsia, overworked   kidneys  and  headache.  REMOVE CONSTIPATION  AND ALL Or THESE AILMENTS  DISAPPEAR.  MAN-A-LIN can be relied upon to produce a gentle action  of the bowels, -naking pills and  drastic cathartics entirely unnecessary.  A DOSE OR TWO OF MAN-  A-LIN IS ADVISABLE IN  SLIGHT FEBRILE ATTACKS,  LA GRIPPE, COLDS AND INFLUENZA.  An   Ancient   Power.  "I see they are using alcohol as a  motive power now."  "Huh, that's nothing new. I've  known the mere prospect of a drink  to draw a man ten blocks."���Philadelphia Ledger.  One 8hort Puff Clears the Head.���Does  your head ache ? Have you pains over  your eyes ? Is the breath offensive ?  These are certain symptoms of Oatarrh.  Dr. ���A-jnew's Catarrhal Powder will cure  the most stubborn caHcs in a marvellously short time. If you've had Catarrh a  -week it's a sure cure. If it's of llfty  years' standing it's just, as effective. 50  cents.���57  Cheerfulness is a sign of sanity.  It is the'person who h.is no laughter,' no fun in his nature, the person  who becomes morose and melancholy  who is in clanger of losing his balance.���"Success  Magazine."  CHILDHOOD AILMENTS.  As a remedy for all- the ills oJ.  childhood arising from derangement?  Own.Tablets have no equal. You do  not have to coax or threaten youi  little ones to take them��� childrer  like hem. The case with which they  can be given as compared with liq-  ui-1. medicines will appeal to every  mother. None is-spil'e-1 or wasted���  you know just how big a dose -h if  reached the little stomach. And  'ibove all mothers have an absolute  guarantee that the rablets contair  no - opiate or poisonous soothinf  stuff. They-jil ways do good, they  cannot possibly do harm. Mrs. Edward Donovan, St. Agatha, Que.,  saya: "I am delighted with Baby'?  Own Tablets. I know of no medic'ne  that can equal.. thein in curing the  ills of young"*children." You c.nn get  t!ig Tubiets from any druggist or,by  mail at 25 cents a uox by .writing  The Dr. Williams. Medicine Co.,  Brockville,  Ont.   ���  A Rare- Animal.  Among the many curious nnd unusual animals which have b?en found  by Sir Harry Johnston, the African  explorer, in the Uganda Protectorate,  is the whale-headed stork. The bird  resembles the common stork in everything but the head, which is anything but beautiful. The beak-is enormous and gives the stork a peculiar, whalelike appearance.' It is rather a puzzle to scientists to discover  the reason for this enormous appendage. The whale's mouth is built to  catch a multitude of small fish, and  possibly the stork's beak may have  heen evolved by the same agency.  Minard's   Liniment   Cures  Garget   in  Cows.  Visited on Next Generation.  An old bachelor bought a .pair .of  socks and found attached to one a  paper with these words: "I am a  young''lady of 20, and would like to  correspond with a bachelor with a  view to matrimony." The name and  address were given. The bachelor  wrote, and in a few days got this?  reply: "Mamma was married twenty  years ago. Evidently the merchant  of whom yoii bought those socks did  not advertise or he would have sold  them long ago. My mother handed  me your letter, and said possibly I  might suit.    I am eighteen."  A physician sued a patient lately  to recover $400 for a surgical oper-  ition. The court reduced the bill to  SI 00.  ililliii  m^m  ibNim  Every Home Can Have It With Little  . Trouble and Experme.  '.'��� A good filter is an expensive thing,  a poor one is of little or no account,  and almost any filter, unless'it is kept  clean, is more destructive of life and  health than the water, it filters. The  care of the filter can never be given  over to the care of irresponsible servants. It soon begins to smell foul,  and it is ultimately given .up with  disgust, as costing more-than it  comes to. -_'.'; ^  It Is within the power of every housekeeper to provide the family with  pure and sparkling water at the expense of but a few cents a year and  the smallest amount of attention every  day.-  In France the purifying of water In  this way is carried on to a considerable extent and with elaborate and. expensive mafchlnery. But with no machinery at all the housewife can produce practically the same result.  Take any vessel you may chance to  have handy. I have found a stone pot,  wblch you can buy any place for 10  cents, one that slopes down the sides  to a small base at the bottom, about  the best of anything. Be sure that  your vessel Is clean. Fill it nearly full  with water from the faucet.  The rule for mixing the precipitating  purifier which you are about to use Is  1 to 0,000. It is more than likely that  you will have no way to ascertain  these exact proportions, but do not let  that discourage you. A little experience is worth a good deal in this world  whether the work be done is compll  cated or simple. A few days' of trial In  using the separator will serve 1? guide  you all right.  For a starter, say that to a pitcher  holding a quart of water you take a  small amount of pulverized alum,  about what would go on the rounded  point of the blade of a pocketkulfe,  toss It into the water and mix it thoroughly. This you can do with a spoon,  an egg beater or a whip cream churn.-  The only thing is to see that the alum  Is thoroughly mixed with the water,  and it takes considerable stirring to do  this.  If you notice little moss islands in  the water, which same little islands do  not seem to want to go to the bottom  with" their companions, you will know  that you have not properly mixed the  alum with the water. As "water costs  nothing and the alum but the merest  trifle, you can throw the water away  and "set*: some more. But you need  not do this. All you have to do is to  stir it all up good again.  When the work is properly done the  water is crystal clear and has a live  taste. One thing that makes distilled  water so unpalatable is the absolutely  dead .taste it has.  Another great advantage of water  thus prepared is that it Is not subject  to auto-infectlon or self contamination,  which is such a great enemy to most  filtered waters. This water will remain  pure even though exposed to the air In  open vessels for thirty-six hours.  Although so small an amount of alum  would not hurt you If you were to  drink every particle of it, be not  alarmed. You do not get any' of the  alum when you drink, for the water  upon analysis Is found to he chemically  free from alum. The alum has settled  to the bottom In an insoluble compound with "the filth and impurities it  has carried with ft. -  In half an hour or less you will see  a deposit on the sides and bottom of  your.pan or pot'in which you have  "set" your water. If you will shake  the vessel a bit you will see this deposit go to the bottom. If you can  spare the time the water should stand  for about six hours before it Is decanted. Then place in clean bottles  on the ice.  In this way you drink a pure, cold,  sparkling water without the contamination that Is bound to come from  putting Ice in the drinking water unless the ice has been manufactured  from filtered water.���Ruth Everett in  New York World.  Cocoannta.  The milk ln tbe water cocoanut Is a  food-as-well-as- a-bevcrage. -The-cart  driven through the streets of Jamaica  by the quaint old darky urging along  his rebellious steed In the form of a  native donkey is an interesting sight.  One is amazed at the dextrous manner in which the vender takes the unripe cocoanut In his hand and deftly  cuts a hole in the top, from which you  drink the milk. Then you return the  nut to the man, and with his machete  he cracks it Into three pieces and cuts  a spoon shaped silver from one side,  from which you eat the white, jellylike substance scraped from the inside.,  These are the unripe cocoanuts. When  ripe the jelly hardens into the hard  white substance to which we are accustomed.  Ijaclc Versus Labor.  Luck Is ever waiting for something  to turn up; labor, with keen eyes and  strong will, will turn up something.  Luck lies in bed and wishes the postman would bring him the news of a  legacy; labor turns out at G o'clock and  With busy pen or ringing hammer lays  the foundation of a competence. Luck  Whines; labor whistles. Luck relies on  chance; labor, on character.���Cobden.  An Exception.  "My oldest boy��'lf I. do say it myself," declared Skinner proudly, "Is a  thoroughly honest and truthful.young  man." - '  "Well, well!" exclaimed Knox. "And  yet some people Insist that heredity  figures largely in the development of a  character."  A Long Timo Dying.  Lord Randolph Churchill will be pathetically memorable, too, for tlie dark  cloud which gradually enveloped him,  and in which he passed away. He was  tlie chief mourner at his own protracted funeral, a public pageant of  gloomy years. Will he not be remembered as much for the anguish as for-  the fleeting triumphs of his life? It is  a black moment when the heralds  proclaim the passing of the dead, and  the great officers break their staves.  But it is a sadder still when it is the  victim's own voice that announces his  decadence, when it is the victim's c\yn  hands that break the staff in public! I  wonder if generations to come will understand the pitv of it, will comprehend the full tragedy of Randolph's  marred life.���From Lord Roseb^T*  ChurohilL  THE SEASON FOR  CROUP AND COLDS  But Serious Results Can Be Avoided hy the  Timely Use  of  Dr. Chase's Syrup of Linseed and Turpentine  With the return oi wintry weather  there'.comes, again mother's anxiety  for the health of her little ones���wet  feet and chilled bodies and then  croup or severe colds. And what is  to be done to ' prevent serious trouble?  Because it is pleasant to the taste,  composed of simple - ingredients" of  proven value, and positively fret!  from anything of an injurious nature, Dr. Chase's Syrup of LiriRcetl  and Turpentine ti especially suitable  as- a '-treatment for children, and its  popularity is due to ��� its. wonderful  .success-in the prevention and cure  ol* croup, chest colds and bronchitis.  Iii the hour of emergency you can'  'depend..on' Dr. Chase's Syrup, of-Linseed and Turpentine to loosen the'  cough, aid expectoration,, allay In -  nniiiin.ition and bring speedy relief  and cure.  This well-known preparation is not  a. mere cough  mixture,  but, a medicine having .thorough and  far-reaching action on  the '.whole system* -.and--  hence, its  remarkable' success.     '  Mr..'William McGee, 49 Wright avenue. Toronto. Out., writes: "There is  no remedy, in.-riiy .opinion, that can  act more promptly" than. Dr. Chase's  Syrup-of.: Linseed" and. Turpentine.  II cured iny son .of croup, absolutely,  in one night We gave him a. dose  when lie was black iii the" lace from  choking. It gave hi hi instant relief  find   em*(*."-i     ; :'"���-.    :  Don't take anything" said to-be  "just, as good;" -Tliere is no throat,  and lung--'medicine' just as good as'  Di*. Chase's "Syrup* of Linseed and  Turpentine." ���-Ttoiiieiuber this when  buying, aiid insist on having Dr.  Chase's, the poitinit aiid signature of  Dr. A. W. Ohnse. the'famous receipt  book author, aro on every bottle. '2~>  cents a-bottle. All dealers or Kd-  inanson.  Mutes  it  Co., Toronto.  Sir Walter  Scott's First  Brief.  Sir Walter Scott had bis share of the  usual curious experiences shortly after  being called to the bar. His first appearance as counsel in a criminal court  was at Jedburgh assizes iu 1703, when  he successfully defended a veteran  poacher. "You're a lucky scoundrel,"  Scott whispered to his client when the  verdict was given. "I'm just o'^your  mind," returned the latter, '"and I'll  send you "a maukin (i. e., a hare) the  morn, man.", Lockhart,- who narrates  the incident, omits to add whether the  maukin duly- reached Scott, but no  doubt it'did. On another occasion Scott  ���was less successful in his defense of a  housebreaker, but the culprit, grateful  for his counsel's exertions, gave him, iu  lieu of the orthodox fee, which he was  unable to' pay, this piece of advice, to  the value of which he (the housebreaker) could professionally attest: First,  never to have a large watchdog out of  doors,", but to keep a little yelping terrier within, and, secondly, to put-no  trust in nice, clever, gimcrack locks,  but to pin his faith to'a huge old heavy  one with a rusty key. Scott long remembered this incident, ��� aud thirty  years later, at a judges' dinner at Jedburgh, he recalled it in this impromptu  rhyme:  ,  Yelping terrier, rusty key,  Was Walter Scott's bestjeddart fee.  -Westminster Gazette.  WastebuNlcet Treasures.  "I have in my employ,"said a dealer  in autographs, "a- number of_ celebrities' housemaids. Thanks to these  young'women, I secure at nominal cost  many an autographic gem. All I ask  of the maids is that they stiip me weekly the contents of their masters' waste-  baskets. They halo the stuff up ln  burlap, and every Monday or Tuesday  lt comes to me by freight. I go over  It carefully, making maiiy finds. Here  will be a begging letter from a famous  author in hard luck. Here In a brjef  note a great actor will boast of-his  last success. Here will be a dinner  Invitation from a celebrated millionaire. Some celebrities, of course,'save  their valuable letters, and some sell  tbem, but the majority throw Into the  wastebasket. most of the mail they receive, and I, searching the baskets'  contents every Monday moruiug, find  my reward, in many a letter worth ��10  or $*-0." " '   '  Tbe Bed and   the Candidates.  Judge Harlan and James B. McCrea-  ry ouce canvassed Kentucky together  as the Republican and Democratic candidates for governor. They traveled  about the state on a joint debating trip  and in many small mountain places  had to sleep in the same bed. They  were, warm personal friends and so  did not object to this intimacy. One  night Mr. Harlan got into bed first.  Senator McCreary was not far behind,  and just as he entered the bed Judge  Harlan raised his bulky form- and said  in his stentorian voice, "McCreary,  there is one thing certain���the next  governor of Kentucky is in this bed."  As he spoke the. bed slats broke, and  Judge Harlan rolled to the floor .^Senator McCreary caught and held himself  in bed,- and, as Judge Harlan* reached  the floor, said: "John, you are right.  The next governor of Kentucky is still  in this bed."  - -ntdied' Hulls.  In an average game of baseball the  pitcher throws the bail at least 105  times. That means an average of three  times for every man who comes to bat.  Some go out or get to first base on the  first ball pitched. Others are not disposed of until three bulls and two  strikes have beon called and three or  four fouls have been made.  0>ie  of Tl-ein.  Struggling Artist���No use trying to  compete with the picture factories,.  which are -turning out cheap daubs by  the million. The trouble is, the people  are not educated. Lots of buyers can't  tell the dirfcrunco between those pic-  lures and mine. Frank Friend���I presume that's true.   I can't myself.  They -Advertise Themselves.���Immediately they, were offcied to the  public, l'.irmclee's Vegetable Pills became popular because of the good report, they made for themelves. That,  reputation has grown, and they now  rank among the first medicines for  use in attacks of dyspepsia and biliousness, complaints of the liver and  kidneys, rheumatism, fever and ague aud the innumerable complications to which these ailments give  rise.  ''-���-J  Tlie London Globe, referring to the  proposed flag for Canada, says -it is  pretty cei.tain Canada will soon decide "on something better, than the  complex   emblem.' ��� *.  . Like Tearing the Heart Strings.���"lt Ih  not within the "conception of man t.o measure my great sufVerinsfi from heart disease. For yearn I endured almost con-  stnii* cii-ting and tearing pains about  my heart, and many a time would hn\e  welcomed death. Dr. Agnew's Curo for  the Heart, has worked a veritable .mir-  in-le.'-Tlios.   Hicks.   Perth.   Ont.-5��  Tt is announced that Augustine  Rirrell will become chief secretary  of Ireland, being succeeded as president, of the hoard of education by  Reginald  McKemm'.  LLP.  The  Sea  Home.  This fish is found in the Atlantic  ocean around the coast of Spain, the  south of France, in the Mediterranean  and in the Indian ocean. Sea horses  are very small and have been found  often curled up in oyster shells. . The  head is much like that of a horse, and  tho rings around the body and tail resemble those of some caterpillars. The  habits of these fishes are singular and  Interesting. They swim with a waving  motion, and frequently wind their tails  around the weeds aud rushes. They  have fins to sustain tbem in the water,  and. even in tho air.. They live on  worms, fishes, eggs and substances  found in tbe.bottom of the sea. "  When You  Take Cold  One way is to pay no attention  to it; at least not until it develops into, pneumonia, or  bronchitis, or pleurisy. Another way is to ask your doctor about Ayer's Cherry Pectoral^ If he says, " The best  thing for colds," then take it.  Do as he says, anyway.  -W* publish anr fom-alaa  ijers  W* banish ftloohal  trosa. car medlcla���  W* urffo yoa to  consult your  doctor  w*hen the bowels are constipated, poisonous substances arc absorbed into the  blood instead of beingdaily removed from  the body as nature intended. Knowing  this danger, doctors always inquire about  the condition of the bowels. Ayer's Pills.  ���lUd�� by tlu J. O. Ajr��r Co., Lowrtl. ]  Odd Proposal of Marriage.  That .celebrated painter of flower  and figure subjects, William Hunt, was  on one occasion commissioned by a  gentleman to paint his, portrait in the  attitude of kneeling and holding in his  hand an open scroll whereon were written a declaration of love and 'an offer of  marriage. The lady to whom this unusual proposal of marriage was sent  replied with a chalk drawing of herself-with a sheet of paper in her hand,  on which was Inscribed a laconic  "Yes." : ' ....  Rubbish Heapa.  In a,thousand miles of Europe! saw  but one rubbish heap���some old metal  cans at Carlsruhe. Everywhere else  was a complete absence of all waste  or carelessness and, above all, of defacement and roadside uncleanllness.  The foul vacant lots and dirty dumps  that abound in and about American  towns are not to be found anywhere. ���  ���EiehsBg-s. ..;'..     ...        -'  We want the services of men  and women to work -for us at  their homes, knitting socks, etc.  We furnish yarn free. Machine  is easy to operate- $7.00 to $10.00  earned per. week.    Write at once;  The   Imperial  Furnishing Co.,  Toronto,  Ont.  are tho common beginnings  of mui-r dangerous diseues  _..     r*- .   Ti* oli  *-��rit��  *aow that  nrben Or. A. Johiuon eaUbliabed in lj*lo  ��fa-*18ffift  For Internal  and External use  ha gave mankind s surehoUMhold remadj  lor colds, coughs, croup, grip, bronchitis,  cuts, burns, wounds and sore or lame  muscles. 25 and 50 ots. At druggists.  I. S. JOHNSON A CO,, Bmfoo, Hast  ���and all stomach  and bowel disorders.  Makes puny babies  ilunjp and rosy.   Proved  "0 yea  use.    Ask your druggist  by 50 yaait' successful  for it-  Nurses' end Mothers' Treasure  ���r-25c-��boiu��s$US. '/���'���-,'  -Jarionil Dmg & Chemical Co.. Limited  MontrwL '-.'..  No. 622. THE LEAt)EH, MOYIE, BRITISH COLUMBIA.  m  Ti   i-m in  P  ���I WESTERN CANADIAN   EDITORS g  *j A Series of Articles Descrlb-  ���< ing their Lives, their Alma  ������ and their Influence.  GEO. P.  MINAKER.  60  *���  r^rar^i^i^rmT^m^mi^iirir^^n^  GEO.  P.  MINAKER  Managing  Editor   of the   "Gladstone  Age"  Tliere is an' attraction about newspaper life that draws many men,  who, though they have never been actually connected with any publication, have had, the inclination since  their early years to wield a pen in  a position where the wielding would  see thu light of day,"giving the writer  an opportunity to advocate the principles of progress and enlightenment  which he feels within him. It goes  without saying .that any " man who  has an honest inclination for . the  newspaper life is a man of good prin-  , ciples; an honest man fears no ��� publicity, and is willing to stand up for  that which is good, therefore, wc say,  a man who has a standing desire to  enter the newspaper arena never docs  so with the idea of lowering the  newspaper ideals, but with the idea  of adding his individuality to the efforts of his brethren of the fourth  estate, to the end that- something may  be done for the general good of mankind.  Many men have lived their allotted  span with this desire always beckoning them, and yet lack the opportunity to gratify their ambition, while  others identify themselves with the  profession after their years would indicate approaching middle age, and  by their aptitude and energy, make it  a success from the start. Of this  number is the subject of our sketch,  Mr. Geo. P. Minaker, editor and  manager of the Gladstone. Age, who  has made a record in the business of  which he may feel supremely satisfied. Since taking the '-'Age" office in  -hand just a year ago, he has almost  doubled the business, and has also  conducted the paper in such a manner that it has made a secure place  fqr itself in the regard of its subscribers. Of its future success there is  not a shadow of doubt.  Mr. Minaker, was born in Cobourg,  Ontario, on December 26, 1862. He  was educated in the public schools  of that thriving manufacturing town,  and completed his school education  in the Collegiate Institute at the  same place; At the age of eighteen  he started in the mercantile business,  came west to Gladstone in 1898 and  was in the employ of the well known  firm of Galloway Bros, for about  seven years, leaving this to occupy"  the editorial chair. He has associated with him him in this venture Mr.  Yuill, now principal of the public  schools at Neepawa, a man whom we  hope to see drawn into active newspaper work at some time.  Mr. Minaker was married in 1884  to Miss Anna T. Lazier, of Belleville,  and the happy union has been blessed with live children, the oldest now  a young lady of twenty years.  He is secretary of the Board of  "Trade at Gladstone, and-fills the po-  --~sition--to~the"satisfaction-of-his-business associates, is a Freemason and  a Methodist, and withal is a man of  .such. modesty that it has been difficult to get him to divulge sufficient  information to produce this sketch,  which we only fear doesnot do him  full justice.  Mr. Minaker's efforts for 'the public weal are appreciated by his many  subscribers, and we hope he may enjoy health and long life to pursue his  * chosen occupation.  i��  norm ii-resHc.  There' ls a singular floral freak called  the "occasional" flower for the reason  that it has no particular time to bloom,  lt Is said that when closed the occasional flower ls ln color and form something like a ripe poppy head, but with  the stem attached. Submerged ln a  bowl of water for a few minutes and  then taken out and placed by. Its stem  In an empty bottle, the outer petals  begin ln several minutes to open our.  This process Is slow, but distinctly noticeable. The petals continue to rise  and to expand until they gradually recede. When this action ls completed  It resembles ln appearance the sunflower. The occasional flower remains  thus" open for a few hours, during  which time, the state of humidity lessening by degrees, the fiber begins to  shrink aud the petals close up gradually iu the same way that they opened until the flower resumes Its former  position. It Is said that, properly nourished, with regard to temperature and  air, and carefully handled, the occasional flower never decays or degenerates In Its radiance and sulemlnr.  It la alto a speclflo for  LA GRIPPE  Cough PHI takan  In conjunction with  ANTI-PILL��� 'Tho Qraat SysUm Traat.  Biant"���Is a positive pravantative of and  cure for La Qrlppe,  8old by All Drui;t;l��t�� or  The wiMON-me oo., Limited  NIAQARA FALLS. ONT.        7o>  Known to Thousands.���Parmelee's  Vegetable Pills regulate the action  of the secretions, purify the blood  and k'vp the stomach and, bowels  free from deleterious matter.' Taken  according to direction they will overcome dyspepsia, eradicate biliousness, and leave the digestive organs  healthy and strong to perform* their  functions. Their merits are well  known to thousands who know by  experience how beneucial they are in  giving tone  to the system. -*  Hen* von Koscielski, of the Prussian diet, and Hen* von Chrysnnow-  ski, a deputy in the reichstag���were  put on trial for holding a secret  political  meeting.  Bed-ridden 15 Years.���"If anybody wnntH  a written -juarantee from me personally  an to my wonderful cure from rheuma-  Hbtii by South American Eheumatic Cure  I will be the gladdest woman in thp  world to give it," says Mrs. John Bean-  mont. of Klora. "I had despaired of-recovery up to the timo of takins this  wonderful remedy.' It cured comiilnte.ly "  -58  Notwithstanding that the English  Channel, France and much of Ttaly  inlervcnes. Si5*;. Emme, London correspondent of La Tribuna. has sent  a two-column story ny telephone' to  his   paper.  Minard's Liniment Cures Diphtheria.  Kicinenfa of* Fatlioa.  "Don't you think there is pathos In  the death of summer, the falling of the  leaf, the flight of the birds, the"���  "Pathos? Sure thing. Why, I Just  looked over my last winter's underclothes, and there Isn't a single garment fit to wear."���Philadelphia Ledger.  Colors  of the  Miiiomrit.  Of the male bluebird Thorcan said,  "He carries the slcy on his hark." To  this John Burroughs added, "and the  earth on his breast." The bird's hack,  wings and tail, chin and throat" are a  vivid blue, while bis breast aud flanks  are a chestnut brown and his abdomen  a dirty white. The female ls very much  duller In coloring, often.having a'reddish tone that extends from the middle  of the back over the shoulder. The  Seminole Indians say that tbe male  bluebird once flew so high that, his  back rubbed against the sky, which  imparted to him its own azure tint.  Returning to earth, his wife so admired  his new coat that she determined to  have a like oncfor herself and the next  morning flew away to get it, but the  day proving somewhat cloudy the color given to**her dress was not so brilliant as was that received by her mate.  TORTURING  SCIATICA.  A Surfeited Cynic.  "Remember," said the melodramatic  man, "there are tilings ln this life that  money cannot buy."  ��� "Yes," answered the Impecunious  person wearily, "but I had enough of  lliem long ago. What I want now Is a  change."���Washington Sta��  Where Doctors do Agree I ��� PhysIcianB  no longer consider it catering to "Quackery" in recommending in practice a��  mentions a remedy for Indigestion. Dyspepsia and Nervousness as South American Nervine. They realize , that it is  a step in advance in.medical sclcuco and  a sure and permanent cure for disease5*  of   the  stomach.���It  will  cure  you.���60  Leaves  As   Fertilizers.  Leaves are nature's, fertilizer. Some  inj in speaking of the importance  md usefulness of leaves said that  they were the lungs,of the trees and  plants. It is certain that vegetation  is fed, nourished and sustained by  '.he elements contained in tlie atmosphere as well as by those in the soil.  Therefore tlie leaves of each tree oi  plant porssi'ss the elements obtained  from the air and earth particululrl}  idnpted to tlie sustaining and nour  i^hmg of its own ppculiar life.  Minard's  Liniment Cures  Distemper.  Various  Huntera,  -���Well. It's Just this way." said th��  ���portsmnn. "The-man who can go out  bunting day after day and uot care  wiTether_he get��~ahythlhg_"or_hot~h"as"  the right stuff In htm." ~  "Yes," remarked Slnnlckson, "espe-  :lal!y when he's hunting for work, eh?"  .'Philadelphia Press.  UHclesH  Snlntea.  "I wonder," said the mai* of a statistical5 turn, "I wonder hovr much powder Is destroyed dally '.n useless salutes V"  "There must be a lot," said thr frivolous girl, "but I suppose women will  go on kissing one another Just the  same."  One trial of Mother Graves' Worm  Exterminator will convince you that  it has no equal as a worm medicine.  Buy a bottle at_ once and see if it  does not please you.  Open to (he Warn In-5;.  Old Quiverful���And so yoii want to  take our daughter from us���you want  to take her from us suddenly, without  a word of warning? Young Goslow���  Not at all, sir. If there is anything  about her you want to warn .me against  I'm willing to listen.  Itch, Mange, Prairie Scratches and  every form of contagious Itch on human or animals cured 'n JO minutes  by Wolford'*�� Sanitary  Lotion.  Made a Hit.  "Ever been on the stage?" asked the  corner grocery egg.  "Sure," answered the cabbage. "1  was once cast for* the villain and  made, a great hit."  A   Severe   Case   Cured   by   Dr.  Williams' Pink Pills.  Fierce darting pains���pains like red  hot needles being driven through the  flesh���in the thigh; perhaps down  the legs to the ankles���that's sciatica.  None but the viclim-'can realize the  torture. But the sufferer need not  grow discouraged for the**e is.a cure  ���a sure'eure in Dr. Williams' Pink  Pills. These pills make new blood,  this new blood feeds and strengthens  'the nerves and frees them from pain..  The pain is banished to stay banished���the cure is complete. Mr.  Chas. B. Maclean, a prosperous farmer near Brockville, Ont., 4ias been  cured of a severe case of sciatica and  wishes other sufferers to hear of his  cure that they may benefit by his  experience.' He says: "For upwards of five years I was a periodical  sufferer from sciatica. Tn the morning while getting up I would be  seized with agonizing pains in my  hips. Sometimes these pains extend-,  ed down one leg, sometimes down  the other; often down both. The  pain was terrible. Imagine the agony  caused bv a red hot spike being  driven- through the liesh. That was  just my feelings .when the sciatica was  at its worst. -Often while carrying  water to the horses me pain became  so acute I had to drop the pail in  the middle of the yard. I followed  doctor's treatment but with slight  relief. I then tried rheumatic plas-  ers and liniments but tliSse did not  help me at all. Then I decided to  give Dr. Williams' Pink Pills a trial".  At first they did not seem to help me  but as they had heen so highly recommended I persisted in the treatment and' gradually noticed a change  in my condition. The pain became  less severe, I fell-stronger and my  appetite improved. I think I used  th'e pills about four or five months  before I was completely cured, but  though that was two years ago I  have not since had the slightest return of sciatica. I think Dr. Williams' Pink Pills are a marvellous  medicine and so doos my wile who  used them as a blood builder. She  says they have- no equal and never  wearies of praising them to' her  friends."    -  Good blood is the secret of health  ���Dr. Williams' Pink Pills the secret  of   good   blood. That  is why   they_  cure sciatica, rheumatism, St' Vitus  dance,_J]eart palpitation, indigestion  and tlie ailments common to women  and growing girls. Sold by medicine  dealers or by mail at 50 cents a box  or six boxes -for $2.50 from the Dr.  Williams Medicine Co., ' Brockville,  Ont.  "Ignorance is a Curse.���"Know thyself" is a good 'idmonitioii, whether  referring to one's physical condition  or moral habitudes. The man who  is acquainted with himself will know  how to act when any disarrangement  in his condition "manifests itself.  Dr. Thomas' Electric Oil is a cheap  and simple remedy for the eradication of pain "from ' the system and  for the cure of all bronchial troubles.  "innj   tiver   lima.  "I suppose you have found," said tlie  plain citizen, "that every man has his  price."  "Yes," replied the lobbyist, "except  tho man who is worth buying."���Philadelphia Presp.  The secret of progress lies in knowing how to make use not of what we  have chosen, but of what Is forced  upon us.  The Battle of Life.  No man lives without Jostling and  being Jostled. In all ways he has to  elbow himself through the world, giving and taking offense? His life ls a  battle in so far as it ls an entity at all  ������Carh'la  Eor CotigHs and Colds.  The "Shoppet'g Face."  The "shopper's face" ls one of th<  Ills that the strenuous life has  brought about upon the long suffering  modern woman. It ls described as "a  ftxrd, tense, anxious, puzzled look, that  brings wrinkles before their time."���  London Penny. Magazine.  Beware   of    Ointments   for   Catarrh    that  Contain Mercury,  as mercury will surely destroy the sense  of smell and completely derange the  whole system when entering it through  the mucous surfaces. Such-articles should  never be used except on prescriptioor  from reputable physicians, as the damage they will do is ten fold to the good  you can possibly derive from them.  Hall's Catarrh Oure, manufactured by F.  J. Cheney & Co., Toledo, Ohio., contains  no mercury, and ib taken internally,  acting'directly upon tho blood and mucous surfaces of the system. In. buy ine  Hall's Catarrh Cure be sure you get the  genuine. It is taken internally and  made in Toledo, Ohio, by P. J. Cheney  &  Co.    Testimonials' free.  Sold  by  Druggists.    Price** 75c  per bottle.  Tal.'a  Hall's  Family   Pills  for constipation.  THE GREENHORN IN S"00<3  Why  the  Amateur  Who "Would   Get-  Rich-Quick  Would  Better  Reconsider   His   Determination.  Greenhorn purchasers oi mining  stocks often iind out that.the game  is not so simple'as it looks, and that  it is not all a mere matter of buying anything the*,, promoter recommends, and later-selling it out at a  profit.  The term "greenhorn" in this case  is used advisedly, as it is the ama-.  teur speculator who gets landed by  the wild-cat promoter in nine cases-  out of ten. The old hand doesn't buy  wild-cats, says The Toronto Star. He  can spot them a mile*.away, so to  speak, and pretty generally places-his  money in u producing mine for the  stock in, which there is a- more or  less assured  market..  Some of the devices which the promoters of these wild-cuts use to entrap the unwury are old, but still  apparently  effective.  One of the most effective devices  is that tho promoter who puts a certain number of shares on the market  at a low price, usually 25 cents a  share, with the announcement .that  the supply to be sold at this 'figure  is limited. He advertises lurgely, nnd  the amateur speculator, generally a  person of most modest circumstances,  makes haste to buy, and the promoter rukes in considerable cash. When  the silver (stream shows signs of drying up, the promoter has recourse to  his advertising campaign, and announces-in large type) the larger the  better, that on and after a certain  date, usually not far away, the price  of shares in the particular mine he  is booming will be advanced, say,  to fifty cents a share. This hurries  up ii lot of reluctant nibblers, whr  haste to get in before the price geti !  up. The duy comes,-und the advertise  ments are changed accordingly. Attention is drawn to the promise,  which is now fulfilled, and the.stock,  it is now announced, has advanced  to 50  cents  a share.  This, however, does .not mean that  the promoter will now pay 50 cents  a share for any stock his clients who  bought at 25 cents might wish to sell  back to him, and so double their  money. Oh, no. That would be too  easy. It only means that purchasers  from the promoter must pay-50 cents  a share, unless they can get a private  discount, while all the 25-cent crowd  can do is console themselves by- believing that their stock is worth double what they paid for it, even if they  can't- sell it. This game goes ou for  a while, and finally the advertising  campaign languishes. Clients write  and want to know when or where  they can take their profits..  Probably their letters aren't answered. If they come in person, they  may be told a dozen things. The mine  may have suddenly i petered out. The  demand for the stock has fallen off,  but will likely revive again shortly,  or any other reason may be advanced  which  will  sound plausible.  The real explanation is that the  promoter has sold all of that particular kind of paper that he can, that he  doesn't propose to buy. any back, that  he doesn't propose to keep on advertis-  doesn't propose to keep on advertising so as to create a market for other  people's stock," and that he probably  has a new mine to float, and the result is that thousands of people hold  on, with the hope deferred that mak-  eth the heart sick, to the worthless  paper which they have bought, but  which they have never been and never,- in all human probability, will be  able to sell.  Another successful device is for the  promoter, after -he has sold all the  stock he can, to announce that the  balance of the stock .and control of  the propei ty has been bought by an  American syndicate, who will develop  the property.   '  Time passes, and the syndicate  shows no signs of life. Perhaps it  never existed. Ask the promoter about  it, and he'll tell you that he has no  control over the syndicate, that perhaps they are short of money, or have  decided, after all, that it would cost  too much to develop. In any event,  the promoter's skirts are clear, and  the dupes���well, they are just dupes,  that's all.   There. are ,_dozens_of_.other .devices..  There is the device of publishing fictitious bids for a stock, where nobody  ever can locate the bidder.- It is an  old device of promoters to quote a  high price as being bid for their stock  while they -are on the quiet, and  through other brokers, dumping all  the stock they can get rid of at lower  prices.  That the game is profitable for the  promoters nobody doubts, and that  it ultimately . works injury to the  shares of reputable properties nobody  doubts either, while the misery and  the heartache that is caused in thousands of homes where the few dollars  that the wild-cat promoter has gobbled could be ill spared cannot be  estimated.  What is the remedy? What shall  the "greenhorn" do?  Let hin*. not speculate. Let him  not harbor the "get-rich-quick" microbe, which will only impoverish  him.  PEN-ANGLE  Trade yartr  In a variety of ttylei,  febrici and prices, for  women, men and  children. Form-fitted.  Dealeri are authorized  to replace instantly and  at our cott any Pea-  Angle garment' faulty  in material or making.  Pen-Angle Underwear is form-knit  bo  it  can't help  "fitting yourfigure,  ���it'a made of  long - fibred wool  , so it won't shrink  ���and it's guaranteed besides. The  whole idea ia to  make it so good  you can't afford  not to buy by tha  trademark (in  red). .  205  Hin Name.  An unpopular mau who was refused  membership in a certain aristocratic  club had the audacity to write to the  club secretary demanding the name of  the man who blackballed him. The secretary could not resist the chance of  sending the following reply: "Sir, I  have received your letter demanding  the, name of the man who blackballed  -you. His name Is Legion."  Bessarabia.  One of the most productive sections  of the- world Is the Russian province  of Bessarabia, taken from Turkey in  1878. Its vineyards often yield 300 gallons of wine per acre. The average  yield of wheat Is thirty-five bushels  and of maize sixty bushels.  The Cucumber.  The encumber came from the' East  Indies. .      -.....:  W.    N.    U.    No. 622.  Canadians In the United States.  The Chicago British American has  this to say of Rev. Walter Henry Nu-  pent, assistant to Bishop Samuel Fallows, of St. Paul's Reformed Episcopal Church, Chicago, who has accepted c** call from the Fifth Avenue Congregational Church, Minneapolis, and  will leave immediately: "Dr. Nugent  was born in Omcmee, Canada, in  Io77. He was graduated at Albert College, Belleville, Out., and attended  Victoria University, Toronto. He is  als< a graduate of the. Chicago College of Law and the Chicago Theological Seminary, and in 1905 he received the degree of Doctor of Philosophy from Midland University. Rev.  Dr. Nugent has made many friends  in British American circles in Chicago, who view his departure with regret and extend best wishes for Jnti  future -welfare and success.".'-  Underwear  ... . i -\    .TKv-  Slovery In New Yoi-Jc.  ��� Out of every hundred inhabitants in  New Yoik seven were slaves In 1789.  There were about 2,300-slaves in the  city at that time, 250 ln 1820, and July  4, 1827,* was New York state's emancipation day" after which there was no  more slavery in the Empire State.  Tender Feet.  Tender, smarting feet can well be  numbered among the bodily ills. One  of the most effective remedies is to  bathe the feet.night and morning with  warm water to which a teaspoonful  of baking soda has been added. -Afterward rub them with alcohol.  Ten  In   Bar*.  Tea carriers of China carry tea in  bars, each wej^ilng^twejity^qjinds.  Minard's  Liniment   Cures  Colds,   etc.  In    ".ftpr   Vi'81-,1.  Smith ��� "iVhuji (Jre-cu was courting  that young widow a couple of years  ago he declared he couldn't live without her. Jones���And did he marry her?  .Smith���Yes. And now he Is trying i,  get a divorce ou the grounds that It's  impossible to live with her.���Exchange.  Hard and soft corns cannot withstand Hollowey's Corn Cure; it is  effectual every time. Gel a bottle  at  once   and   be   happy.  Tha Turk* and  tha  Creacont.  When Philip of Macedon approached  hy night with his troops to scale thu  walls of Byzantium tht moon, then  new or ln crescent, shone out and discovered his design to the besieged,  who repulsed him. The crescent wai  after that adopted as the favorite  badge of the city. When tha Turk*  took Byzantium they found tha crescent ln every public place and, believing lt to possess soma magical power,  adopted lt themselves.  Life   as   a  Coal   Passer. -I  The cull to go up the ladders was  the sweetest sound I heard throughout the-trip. First, the men to relieve us would come clattering down,  and soon after we were free to go  back again to daylight and fresh  air. There was generally a shout of  gladness on sucli occasions, the firemen being quite as nappy as the inexperienced trimmers. My litle Italian friend used to sing "Santa Lucia"  ou nearly every climb bathwards and  bunkwards. A wash-down awaited  all of us at the top, und soon after  a sumptuous meal, in quantity and  wholesomcness certainly as good as  anything given the saloon passengers.  The head-iireman insisted on our eating all that we could. He wanted  able-bodied, well-nourished trimmers  un his staff,- and 1, "ut least, often  had to eat more than 1 wanted, or  really needed.  One day, 1 decided to try lo escape a watch. The night before I  hardly slept at all, my eyes were  painfully sore from cinders getting  into thein, and I. was generally pretty  well used up. Other men had been  relieved of duty at different times,  and it seemed to me that my turn  was due.    I  went to the doctor.  "Well," he said-in English. 1  dwelt mainly ou my sore eyes, telling him how the heat inflamed them.  "Let me see them," and he thiew  hack the lids in turn, washing out  each eye as if it-had been a marble-  top  table.  "How about them now ?" he questioned, after throwing away tlie blackened cloth. Tt would have paid to  tell him that they were better it  only to keep him from going at them  again.  "Oh, but my lame back!" 1 replied, glad to shift the doctor's attention in that direction. The worst  he could do to my back was to put  a plaster on it, I reasoned, and this  would almost "certainly relieve me of  one watch at least.  "Don't stoop so much," was all he  would recommend.   ' What else ?"  "Well, doctor," I pursued. "I'm  sick, sick all over. 1 need at least  one watch to rest up in."  The good man became facetious.  "Why. we're all-sick," lie laughed.  "The captain, tlie first -officer, the  cook and what not. We're terribly  short-handed..- Ii you don't keep  your wat-hes the ship simply won't  go, and Heavens knows when we'll  sec   Bremerhaveii."  1 smiled a very sickly smile, and  retired. If the old "Elbe" was so  hard up for propulsion power that  my weak services were unequivocally  necessary, then of course I must do  Dear Mother  Your little one* are a constant care ia  Fall and Winter weather. . The* wffl  catch cold. Do yon know about Shiloh'���  Gmrunptioa Curo, the Lung Tonic, and  -wbat it bu dona for to many > It ia laid ���  to be the onl�� reliable naoiy for aU  duauet of the air paiu-pa in chfldrea,  It it abiolutaly harmleu and plauant to  take. It ii guaranteed to cure or your money  it returned. The price is 25c per bottle,  and all dealeri ia nedtdae tell   -        314 '  ���SHILOH  Thu remedy ihould be in every household^  my utmost to save the lives, perhaps, of the precious freight in the  cabins���hut, oh ! how I wished I had  remained in Hoboken, and done anything but become a coal passer!���'  Jo.-dah Flynt, in "Success Magazine.".  The publisher of the heat Farmer's"  paper in the Maritime Provinces in  writing to us states:        . ,*  -  "I would say that I do not know  of a medicine that has stood-the test  of time like MINARD'S LINIMENT.  It has been an unfailing remedy in  our household ever since I can re-,  member, nnd lias outlived dozens of  would-be competitors and imitators."  Professor de Martens has been sent  from St. Petersburg to visit the capitals of otlier European nations and  to see United- States Ambassador  Tower in {elation to a date for a  peace cosifeience at, The Hague.  Tliere ti no medicine on the market that can compare with Bickle's  Anti-Consumptive Syrup in expelling  from the system the irritating germs  that colds engender in the air passages. It is suicide to neglect your,  cold. Try the cheap .experiment 0/  ridding yourself of it by using Bickle's  Syrup, which is a simple remedy,  easily taken, and once used it will  always be prized as a soverign medicine.  The French government has decided to use Eiffel tower, 900 feet  high, in the army's wireless telegraph system as the Parisian station.  1    I The Brazilian government officials  , l*.i ve decided to send a detachment,  ' oi 150 federal troops to capture Sil-  , vino, the chief of the bandits.  Are You  Up to the Hark?  If not feeling* as well as you  should, do not make the mistake of letting your health take-  care of itself.   Resort to  Beecham's  Pills  JSoid Everywhere.     In boxes 25 cents. ;  Yon cannot possibly have  a better Cocoa than  A delicious drink and a sustaining  food. Fragrant, nutritious and  economical. This excslleut Cocoa  maintains the system in robust  iiealth, and enables it to resist  winter's extreme cold.  Sold by Grocers and Storekeepers  in i-lb. and i-lb Tins.  THE  Greatest of Tonic?  CPronwnced Si-Keen.)  Troubles  TWENTY.FIVE YEARS' SUCCESSFUL RECORD  MONEY can buy advu-tiang space, but it can't boy a  quarter centorv'i successful record of wonderful and  almost miraculoufl cures of the most difficult and  intricate cases of throat, lung and stomach trochlea. Such la  Peychine's record. Thousands of caaei given up.by leading  doctors as hopeless and incurable bare .been otrickly and permanently, cured by Psychine. It is an infallible ramedy for  coughs, colds, bronchitu, pneumonia, consumption, indigestion,  loss of appetite and all wasting diseases.  "My son had a terrible oaaeh and again worth Urine."���Un. I- Blefc  wu ir��Jrt��d to a shadow.    Sooton aid55-, Marrlotta Cora, NA  aakt he could not Ufa.   HensedPsy. "Mj lnnnarenow aoond aiabeB  chine, it cured him."���lira. J. Bang- after rarim Psychina."���H. Bobbin555,  er, Brook-rill*. BrMgeburs, Ont  " After taking 15.00 worth of Pit- "PKychineaaved ibtHIo."���A.Wal-  chlno my lunfi are wall and Ufa la den, 7 Cornwall BC, Toronto.  Psychine Never'Palls      Psycbine has no Substitute  * AT ALL OBADERS.  SOc and  St.00  A  BOTTLB  DB-T^Al SLOCUM. Limited. 179 KlnzSt. W-. Toraot*  ���*ti;  jsalvanized  Cold  Ten   Milta-L'p.  A balloon was sei't iiji from Berlin  in 1805 equipped with .sell'- registering  thermometers and barometers.. It came  down In Bosnia, with the instruments5  lu good conditiou. The barometer registered au elevalion ol' 5-J.STi feet au>i  the thermometer a temperature of 02  decrees below zoro F ��� '    ' *  A Diplomat.-,  The Child���Mother, which had I bet  ter do, go to echool In the rain and ->>ai  soaking wet and probably catch col  and die or Just simply get an nbseo  BSEfejijatnat' rot e&oi<*> ��� Elx-^ixanjiza  AT $4.50 a square (10 ft by 10 ft),  and with a guarantee 01 twenty-  Ave years service back of the  sale, "Oshawa" Galvanized  Steel Shingles make the cheapest good  roof for any permanent building on  ���four farm. They last a hundred years.  Even cedar or cypress shingles will  cost you as much, and be rotteo. to dust  long before an  "Oahawa", Shingle  shows a sign of wear.  Slate will cost you  far more to buy and  twice as much to  put on, ��� and it  won'tlastiabitlonger.  "Oshawa " Steel Shingles make buildings Hghtning-proof, ana are guaranteed  water-proof, wind-  proof, fire-proof, an  weather-proof for a  quarter - oentury/ ���  without painting.  Made of semi-hai-d-  ened - heavy  sheet  " Oshawa " Galvanized Steel Shingles  are GUARANTEED in everyway for  25 Years.   Ought to Last a Century  Steel   (28-guage��� book���where shell  warranted) with heavy galvanizing*.  Anybody who can drive nails straight can  roof any building with '' Oshawa'' Steel  Shingles,���a hammer and a pair of tinner's snips are tools a-plenty.  Tell us the surface measure of any  roof, and we will tell you exactly what  it will cost to cover it with the cheapest  roof you can really afford to use. Send  for a FREE copy of  our booklet, "Roofing  Right," and read of  the profitable, common-  sense way to roof any  building on any farm.  The booklet is worth  reading. It tells why an  "Oshawa"-shingled roof is cheapest for  you. It tells, too, why '' Oshawa'' -shingled roof is safe  from lightning, and  gives some surprising facts about the  destruction lightning  caused in Canada last  year. Better read tiro  (we send your copy?  xft*ffsa  Tfie fefllar-PeoplB X  Of    Oshawa  MONTSXAl  SSUlOraisSt-W.  TOROHTO  11 Oelboms St.  OTTAWA  iaSoaasS  LONDOH  ���BDucdaa St.  wnraiPEo  T�� Lombard 3a.  VANCOUVER  CLiPeodotSW    ���> *-,���&���  JL  THE LEAiDER, MOYIE, BRITISH COLUMBIA;.  ^kiuy fyA&ff***.  .Published In the interest of the people  ol Moyie and East,Kootenay.  ',F. h SMYTH, Publisher.  CNIOM  LABEL  fcATES Of gUBSCBIPTIOH.  Oa* Year..  ..$"2.00  SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 9,1907.  It waB a Couservative victory.  John Houston says ho haa  no kick  coming. ' ���  i-      ii . ������  -*-  Now, atop talking politics and .boost  .for Moyie.  * .       ii-. '��'    ��� ���  hrigade  Moyio'*    volunteer  ���.".- >*���' ��� ���- -.- ,5       i  should get busy.  fire  The election ol   W.  R.  Rosa  timo is both cloai and decisive.  this  Defeated candidates would never be-  . ...-.'!  ������    ���'.������������ .v.'.i. : i. ;  jlieve there could be bo many  liars  in  * -.      ���. .,   ���.-  ./ -.-��� i'������ -,*   *  tho land.  ������>     ,. .-.���: "-������*-��    :  Thn reBUlt of  trie  election  proves  conclusively that Hon.   Richard   Mc-  I : .    ,       ) -I -.       : , ,  1       l!  Jiride "has made good."  J. A. Macdonald is still leader of the  opposition. That much expected turn-  * j. .     .... **'* ���  . >,'' i *5-f *  over failed to materialize.'  According to the vote polled there  are only G4 Liberals in tho Fernie riding.   Tliere were 699 votes polled,  Thirteen Liberals in the houao. Tlie  ''     ��� :   ���' ���        '       . '���  liberals were unlucky in the election  and unlucky in the number elected.  Mo^ie Public School.  Report for January,  8EMOB DIVISION.  General  Proficiency.  Fifth Clai-s:���Arthur Crowe, ?9G7.  Senior Fourth ClaBs:���Christina  Blackburn/3,179; Mabel Lutner, 2976;  Martha ��eaney,' ,2810; William Att-  woori, 2045; Eussoll' Hawke, 2-475;  Ethel Brenton, 16S6; Edith Hawke,  15C8; Lillian Schulze, 1462, Lillian  Conrad, 1146.  Juuior Fourth Cass;��� Tarry Crowe,  2127;"Cecil Luson,, 19S2; Alverna  Bronton, 1652.  ;'Thisd cWe:���Nina Attwood, 2199;  Oscar Burch", 1842; Wellington Brenton, 1819; Annie Saville, 1789; Loretta  Brown, 1750; Vera Brown, 1729; Frank  Conrad,'1710; Dorothy Blackburn,  1703.  DEPORTMENT.  W. Brenton, 99, C.Blackburn, 98;  M. Lutner, 98; M. Keaney, _98; L,  Schiilzo, PS; B. Hawke, 98; O. Burch,'  68; F.Conrad, 99; L. Conrad, 97; N.  Attwood, 97; H,'Crowe. 97; W. Attwood, 96 ;"C. Larson, 96; A. Saville, 96;  V.Brown, 96; D. Blackburn, 96; L.  Brown, 95; A. Crowe, 95; E. Brenton,  95: R. Hawk��, 94; A. Brenton, 94.  Number of days absent:���L. Conrad,  11; E. Hawke, 4��; C. Larson, 2��;*N.  Attwood, 2; !\V. Brenton, 1��; L.  Sclinlze, H; W. Attwood, 1; F,"Conrad, 1; 13. Breutoc, 1; R. Hawke, i ; A.  Saville, ij; D. Blackburn, ��.  JUNIOR DIVISION.  Second Reader: Lizzie Saville, 1724;  Bella'Cibtve, 1620; Eva Stiasnii, 1446;  Teed Crowe', 1440; Jimmy ll-iburtsun,  1372; Roy Mackacheru, 136); John  Blttckhurii, '1286; 'E'dwa'rd Gibbuus,  1254'; 'George "Feroglia,' 1,170; Roy  Biireh,irj28; Willie S'tew'art; 1004. :.  First Bonder: Eddie'Lutner, 1042;  Arthur Blackburn, 1494; Tainmer  Edwards, I486: Mary MeCoach, 944;  Jim McCoach,,692.        ' '  I.O.O.F.  VFIldey Lodge No. 44.  Meets .Tuesday evenings.in McGregor  hall on Victoria street. Sojourning  Odd Fellows cordially invited.  A. Ma.cFari.ane,  Noble Grand.  :F. $. Smyth,  Secr'y.  St. Eugene Lodge No. 37.  K. of P,  Meets evsry Thursday  veni.ng    in   Mc.GrefeOr  hall at 8 o'clock.   Vis-  iting brothers invited.  C.  A. Foote,      ���  G. W. Orchakd,  Chancellor Com. K. R, and S.  mmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmammmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm,  Moyie   Miners'   Union  No. 71 W. F.of M.  Meeta in McGregor hall every Saturday evening;. Sojourning members  are cordially invited to attend.  Ill  J. L. Gibbons,  President.  Jas.  Robebts,  Secretary  MOYIE AERTE NO. 855  Mclnnes is no longer on the "firing  line." He announces that tie will  Open a law office in Vancouv* r at once.  "The man who never makea a -nis-  take is the man who never does anything," ia one of President Roosevelt'a  sayings.  Some people are born ugly, and  eo'me people make themselves* ugly by  worrying over their own and their  neighbors' affairs.  (The clerk who has to get out ol a  ���r  ���warm b.ed en s cold morning 'is Hhor-  oughly imbued with the idea that the  office should seek the man.  A wise guy informs the Loader that  the ankle'*' was placed between the foot  and the knee" to keep the calf away  Irom the corn.' Wouldn't this kill you?  W. W. B." Mclnnes would rather  have 14800 a year as a cabinet minister  In British Columbia than $12,000 a  year in the Yukon, and never more ao  'than today.' But how'is'hetogetit?���  Nelson Canadian.  Premier McBride'is always thoughtful. ' -This week the'editor of the Lead-  er received the following wire from  him: *-My best thanks For your val-  j: .1 i      .      ��� ''���':.  Viable assistance in our victorious cam  -paigu.   R. McBride."  Common Cold* pro   tho - Cause  of Many  ������>.'���'��� SuribrurSlseaao.   ���      "  Physicians who' have gained a  national reputation as analysts'o("the  caii3e'of 'vari'oua diseases', claim that if  catching cold-could be avoided a' long  list of dangerous ailments would never  be heard of. Every' one knows that  pneumonia and consumption originate  from a cold, aud chronic catarth/'brori  chitis, and airthro'ftt'and l'uhg "trouble  are aggravated and roridered' more'serious by each fresh attack. Do not  risk your life or take chances when  you have ' a ' cold. 'Chamberlain's  Cough Remedy will cure it before  these diseases develop. ' This remedy  contains ho opium, morphine or other  harmful drug and has thirty years of  reputation back of it, gained by its  cures uudur every condition. For sale  by the Moyie Drag & Stationery Co.  NOTICE-  ���"-NOTICE Ib, hereby given that 30 days  After  date, I Intohd to'R'pply to tho Houorablo  Commissioner of Lami-** anil  Works  for a special  license to cut aurl carry away timber frotn tlie  following    described laudfe,'     situate  hi East  Kootenay,    lo  wit:���Comincm-ini5*" at  a post  planted on the North East bank   of  tho  North  West Fork of the Elk River above' the  Canyon  and ultuato near the Northern Boundary of  F.  Podblclancik'H   coal   claim,    thc;ica East 40  chainR, theuce North 80   chains,  thence West  80 online', thenco East 40 chains to   point of  commencement.'  ��� ��� ���  Dated the 16th day of January, 1907  ���������."*    '      * -'    ��� A.J. FARQUHAKSOK.  ���     ~kmmtVm l-*-B��  Meets third Monday of each month  In McGregor Hall.  Comfortable  Rooms  and  Best of  Table Board.  Summers & Thompson.  PROPRIETORS. ..:-  A. L,  McKILLOP  CSS3 A ������'���xr-fCT l  NELSON,  B.C  F.J. SMYTH,  Worthy Pres.  J. H. HAWKE,  Worthy Secr'y.  Harvey,    McOarter &  .Macdonald.  Barristers, Solicitors, Notaries, Etc.  Cranbrook,  B. C.  W. F. GURD,  BARKIBTKK, SOLICITOR, **"TC.  ��� * '      .-.:-.'���     ���     y  CRANBROOK.  B.C  a:  O. H.DUNBAR  Barrister, Solicitor, Notary Fublic, Etc  i Cranbrook, B. C.  DR. E. B. MILES,  DENTIST.  Cranbrook, B,  a  George H. Thompson,  Barrister, Solicitor, No  tary Public, &a.  CRANBROOK,      British Columbia.  W, R��� BEATTY  Embalmer and ,Undertakor,  Phone 89.       " ��� CRANBROOK.  OUR WATERED STOCK  ia not the kind handled by corpora  tions. It consists of sponges that will  make a bath a drea ra of delight,  Come in and get one before they are  all gone. While here you may think  of something in the line of  PURE- DKUGS.  MARKETS  In   all  the   Principal  Cities and   Towns   in  British Columbia-  'MOYIE, B. C.  P. BURNS & GO  WHOLES ALE ANO   RETAIL  MEAT    MERCHANTS  Fresh and Cured Meata, Fresh  Fiah, Game an 3 Poultry. We  supply only  the best.    Your  trade solicited. .   ��� '��� .  STOP AT THE  COSMOPOLITAN  WHEN IN  CRANBROOK  B. B. SMALL, Mounter.  .Good rooms, good tables and bar  and first class sample rooms.   .  E.S. GWYNNE  Cigars,       Tobacco, Confctionery  Fruits, Eto  FARRELL BLOCK,  BUY YOUR  That's the only kind  permits to handle.  our conscience  The Moyie Drug  and Stationery Co.  55*t55'^5555555555555555555M*555555555555555555555555a^"*^^a^Ml^iM'.i�� vmmamem^  O. F. DESAULNIER  DEALER  IN  Toba-ooos,  FROM  A. B. Stewart & Co,  Agent for  Crows' Nest  Steam Laundry.  -THE-  PROMPT DELIVERY.  aueen s' A^re.     MOYIE  DESAULNIER BROS,    Props.  Large sample room in connection  with house for commercial men. Best  of aTCOmmodat.ions.  Headquarters for  Com-^-  mercial and Mining Men.  QUEENB  AVENUE,  MOYIE, B. C  . Lost, Strayed of Stolen���A short,  etout and rathor gbod-looking'pibaigy,  which wears glasses and answers to  thoi hanie of "Billy." It was brought  down from the Yukon, and threatened  to mako Rome howl * but Rome has  not howled to any extent (vhatover.  No reward' will be paid for' its recovery, because it will not stay anywhere  'for'any length of time.���Colonist.  -t-o-racE.  NOTICE Js hereby given tbat 30 -"cys nftor  date, I Intend to apply to the Honourable Com-  miBBloncr of Lands and WorkR for'a''special  license to cut and curry away timber Irom the  following dcHCribcd lands ultuato in' Kant  Kootenay, to-wit:���CommeucmB at a post  plantca about one mile 8outb of Lizard Creuk  and ono mile and a half Went of The Crow's  Nest Southern Railway,' then/io West 80 chains,  thenco South SO chains, thentfc East 80 clmlna,  thence North 80 chains to point ol commencement,  Dated tbe 2Sth day of January 1907.  A. D. MACDONAU1  by A. J. FAUQUIIAKSbN, Agent.  Wm. Jewell-  Express arid Gener-  al   Beliyery   Busi-"  ness.    Livery and  Feed Stable.  Leave Orders at  Owynne's Store.     -  MOYIE   " British Columbia.  J0b  J Rossland Winter Carnival-  Feb. 12tb���ICth.  The Canadian' Pacific' Railway announce an' excursion rate of fare and  one third for the~round   trip   for   the  i     i - *   ���  '���ibove'evebt from  Rovelstoke, Fernie  and all intermediate and   branch line  points;   Tickets On sale Feb. lltli to  Itiib, good'to return till Feb. 18th.  A Habit   to lie   EDCoiirnged.  The 'mother 'wlio has acquired  the  habit of keeping tin hand  a  bottle of  Chamberlain's Cough Remedy, saves  , herself a great amount of  uneasiness  - and'anxiety. Coughs, cold's and croup.  to which children are susceptible are  quickly cured by it* use.   If counter-  acts any tendency of a col J to result in  , pneu'mbnia, and if given   as   soon as  the (sr&l fly'niptotha of cr6up appear, it  will prevent tho attack, 'This remedy  contains    nothing     injurious      and  'mothers give it to little   onei ' w ith   a  Reeling of perfect security.' ' Sold by  the Moyie Drug & Stationery Co.  Everything  fn tfce Printing  Line at the  Excursion  Bates  R0SSLANP  WINTER  CARNIVAL  SEE  FARRELL & ��MYTH  _F0_R_  UI  A  rs  iUli^i  FARE AND QNE THIRD'  FOR ROUND TRIP.  From Revelstoke, Fernie and all  intermediate and branch line  ; '"   ' " points.  '  ON SALE ��� LIMIT  Feb. 11th to 16th. ./���*..   Feh.lSth.  For detailed'information  apply   to  local agents-  J. Attwppdi A**jei)t, Moyje.  pire Insurance,  Real Estate^  Collections.  Victoria' Stree.t.  Moyie.  l^&Me^^^^^^S^^^^MaW^^M^'M^^^:  J.B CAKTBR,  Dist, Pa3s. Agt  Kalcon,  E. J, COYI.E,  Ass't'Qehl.' Pass, Agt  Vanconvc.  PREST PHOTO GO.  Cbahbrook and Moyie.  THE CANADIAN BANK  OF COMMERCE  Paid-up Capital, $10,000,000.    Reserve Fund, $4,500,000  HEAD OFFICE,  E. WALKER, General Manager  TORONTO  ALEX. LAIRD, Asst. Gen'l Manage?  BRANCHES THROUGHOUT CANADA, AND IN  THE UNITED STATES AND ENGLAND  BANKING   BY  MAIL  Business may be transacted by mail with any branch  of the Bank. Accounts may he opened, and deposits  made or withdrawn by mail. Every attention is paid  to out-of-town accounts.  CRANBROOK BRANCH. F, C. MAIPAS. MGR  J. T. MARION  UNDERTAKER AND EMBALMER  *.  Late cf the New Eng'and Undertaking  Parlors, Spokane," Wash.  CRANBROOK,-  BC  -     HAVE A LOOK  lit tlH one at what'sgoing to happen in  1907 at thia tajloring establishment.  YoU|ll see men and youths come aiid  go, and 'all'"for what?   '; <!'  FOR MADE  TO OBITER  ���-'',. ';'���'; "SU|TS! ' ' ':""  and that's all. Nothing worries them  after we send home their siiit'tailored  here. It's O.' K. every tirrje. O. K.  in fit, style and price. ' CommeDbe  the'New Year by buying a suit. '  St.  Joseph's   Convent.  HBlvBON, B.C.     '  jioarding and Day School conducted hy the Sisters of St.Joseph, NelBon  B. C. Commercial and business  courses a specialty. Excellence arid  swift prdgreiiB. chafacteiiize each department*. Parents should write for  particulars. .One mouth assures the  public oi the'thoroughness of the  Sisters' methods of teaching/ Terms  commence January; April and Sept.  Pupils are admitted;duri��e term- ..  Cranbrook Cooperative Stores  LIMITED.  mummjimmwtAtumt  m^'^'mir&'-^'-^'^\^a^'��!!*'M<*-'2mK *��:*��?���*��' .*'5>*->','"'v.-'iv-'iv.-v.'5v.v t.u  ^���a^'4t*^>^^^'-^."m^'4t^m4t*rm9!9'4ut'-^'^L^ 55?-*-9-<5��r*9'9-7-3>;-^-3? Mf  , SKATES;  ^? Don't forget that our stock in this-line is complete*  /K        aud piso Hockey Sticks, Pucks, Etc.  % The season is now here and you should.be prepared  m        for it. s '  J. D. McBRIDE,  CRANBROO?.  t,9999*S99S9999999GGGG99?9999*&999999999999999999999��&  MOYIE    HOTEL. |  I?. F. JOEMS10M I  This Hotel is New and well Furnished The I  Tables are Supplied with the Best the f  Market affords. The Bar is Filled with $  the Best Brands of Liquors and Cigars*  1 HEADQUARTERS FOR COMMERCIAL  % AND MINING MEN  ��  MOYIE ��� -        ���        ���        - ��� BBlTI8H:COt]DMBIA   fci  mBATldOma  4mt<:tSmm1     ^(ft*ftgtf tfttf*fl*flllfttf Ilg^fillft ftttACtffllfiftttftfl   A-f^^.^^.W^.^..^. m*. JV^ftl* ��� -*��� *  MQYIE,  B. O  NpTJCJ*;. ''' r. ������.-���.  :" IN THE MA.'rt'BE'ot the CompanleB  ict 1897 and tbe ameudirig' Acts, aud  i'n the matter' lot The Blactc-MacKay  Mining Company,  Limited' non-per-  ttontl liability.' ''*r  '''''.  NOTICE Ib hereby given that three months  after the 6th. day of December 1906,'The Blaok-  Mackay Mining Company Limited* non-j>er8on-  al liability-will apply to  the Lte'utehft'at  Governor for  ah.'order: In  Council changing   it��  name to the Cambrian Mining Company Limit  ed non-porional liability.:  Dated ths S8th day of November 1906  '   ' '  E.A.CRKASE,  Solicitor for tho said Company.  As mada by the present jorewer  ip  adn-ijttedly   th-a  Best Beer in East Kootenay. yVith the Best Malt apd  the Pfarest Spring Water it is uneseeliefi} /or quality.  Iiisist on having Moyie Beer, -  Bottled and Draft Bee?.  SI  JIJLITJS M^E^LER^Proprietor,  MOYIE, B. C.  a  ���Sf trx i vf��-*";�� ���wr,'.*.-:  '.'���---5*-?^;-.'^:?-*^^^^  ^^S*��"5''^.V.*��5V��Tf.yraii;?j.-<T

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