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Array >  V  Have- Your "  ^fKLAS PEESENTS  Laid Aside now,   It won't cost  any more.  .   W. H. WILSON, Jeweler  CRANBROOK.  )mLty*t^fU$L  y^TORiA, ?X^���tmas Presents?  We H-tve o B autiful  Assortment, '", "-'   -  W. H. WILSON. Optician  CPAM-'EG-OK.  - ~N  VOL. 10, NO 35.  MOYIE, B.' C.,'DECEMBER T.   1907.  $2 A YKAH  it.--  ANOTHER CAR OF  "Tartan Brand"  Goods just arrived fresh from the factory.   The  labels are not yet printed for the goods  .that am  equal  "TARTAN  BRAND."  Next week w_, will  display our Christmas goods.  Toys inhumerable, and beautiful gifts in  abundance.   Don't  send  away    for  yours until you havs seen ours.  CAMPBELL'S  MOYIE  GENERAL FLOAT       |  l*��aa��a��9��d����a'-��a&a��s>aa&s&a��-*-  Harry K. Thaw's trial has  again been postponed. The date  now set is January 6 th.  There are many idle men in  Spokane,-and soup houses may be  established there before-the win:  ter is over.   I  The .Seattle Morning Times has  suspended - publication. It went  behind $10,000 a month since it  was started eight months ago.  E. G. GWYNNE,  Cigars, Tobaccos,   Confectionery,  FARRELL BLOCK.  FRUIT, ETC,  MOYIE.  Beale & Elwell  Stead 0��w>  CRANBROOK  Fire, Life and Accident Insurance.  MOYIE, B,.C.  The Cold Weather;  .JVill soon be with us, and  HOT DBJNKS will be in fashion,.sp. please,remember to get a full supply of  B.ED GATE COITFEE.        SALADA TEA.  They are the best obtainable.  J. W. FITGH.  ����  PORTO RICO LUMBER CO.  ROUGH AND DRESSED  LUMBER EOR SALE.  Moyie,  British Columbia.  'jj| MOYIE'S   LEADING   HOTEL.  TT-L-1 Rootenay-  The best of accommodations  for the Traveling Public.  Large and Commodious Sample Rooma.   ,       Billiard Booms,  MoTAVISH & CAMERON Proprietors.  W^^^W7^ W^n^wf z^---0*" W^r^ WWWW T^JT-^-xjr-jjr w^i^WW "$  A Few of Our Leaders:  SLATER SHOES, STANFIELD'S  UNDERWEAR, 20th CENTURY  CLOTHING.  $_kll and see these new lines before purchasing elsewhere.  E. A. HILL,  IKE   LEADING   LADIES* AND MEN'S   FURNISHER.  r  ^ Jtjs /jnjrjjr -y. e^Wv *��stj*s-^i w W^i^W^^i ��� V W "��v--^s*3^t}4-^r ip.,  Imperial Bank of Canada.  Capital Authorized-  Capital paid up���-������  -$10,000,000.  -���4,830,000.   4,880.000.  ^   Sayings bank department.  Interest allowed on deposits from date of  deposits   and  credited quarterly.  CRANBROOK BRANCH.  J. F. M. P1NKHAM, Manager.  Si  k  m  V*rv5��  iif.yAt *-f \-k  .S&t.xfa \fa ���_*/   rfnttrfiAArf,   -,, ti-t y4f -jf AAAA'      ifc�� Oa  Mrs. Dunsmuir of Victoria is  credited with, being the 'most  heavily insurdd woman in 'North  America, if not in the world,  carrying policies amounting to  $l,00O,O00Y.   -        -7  Contracts have been awarded  for the clearing of two thousand  acres of land on the townsite of  Prince Rupert, and work is to" be  started within a few weeks. It  coats money to- clear land at  Prince Rupert, and the contracts  have been awarded at the rate  of $110*per acre.  Union Christmas Tree.  . At a meeting held* at the home  of Mrs. J. W.1 Fitch, lfcst Monday  afternoon definite steps were  taken towards the holding of a  union Christmas tree in Morley  hall on' Christmas night. The  general committee is composed of  Mrs. , Fitch, representing _ the  Methodist church; Mrs. MacEachern, the Presbyterian church, and  Mrs. Steuart.'the Catholic church.  Mrs. Patrequin, Mrs. Boulton' and  Miss Nicholson comprises "the  entertainment' **' committee, and  the decoration-committee is made  up of the following: Miss Duffy  Miss McLellah, Miss Stinson, Mrs.  Hanna and the Misses Ferris." It  is the intention of the. committee  to have a present oh the tree tbi  eyery child in 'town;,- and' it will  be.no fault of theirs- if anyone is  overlooked. A subscription:'will  be taken up in town for 'tlie .pur"*"  pose of buying these presents and  no doubt everyone.will contribute  liberally for so worthy-a cause.  F. Augustus Heinze, who has  figured so prominently of late in  connection with the', financial  crisis, comes of a famous German  family,. for one of his ancles is  professor of philosophy at Leipsic  and another has occupied-- the  chair of Roman law in the University of Heidelbery ��� for* many  years.   ���  Gp&nin% of New Church.  The new Presbyterian church,  which accupies the lot on- the  corner of Tavistock street and  Moyie avenue, will be formally  opened on Sunday, December 8th.  Rev. G. A. Wilson of Vancouver  will preach in the morning at'-'11  o'clock, and Rev. G. H. Findlay, of  Trail, the former pastor, will conduct the" evening-' service at ��������� 7:30  .o'clock.* Mr. Sowerbutts will sing  "All Hail" at the evening service.  On Tuesday eyening, December  10th, there will be a supper and  entertainment in the church; for,  the purpose of raising funds,  which will be expended on furnishings for the new building.  The committee have made a  change from their * former, plans  ahd will serve supper early in the  evening, instead.'of' after the entertainment, as was arranged  when the tickets were printed.  A good, substantial supper will  be served from five o'clock until  seven, so that all will be afforded  the opportunity of, taking their  evening meal there. Tickets for  the supper and entertainment  will be 50 cents. Following is the  MENU.'  At the Attrora.  ��� W. J-'Feltliam reports-very satisfactory progress oh the Aurora  property on the west side of- the  lake opposite ^MoyieY The' men  are now working in ore and are  opening up a " good-^body of, it.  Mr. Feltham is': having "tne work  done in a new place, aa he" considers the old -tunnel -which- "was  driven is not' oh- the main ledge.  There are five claimsYh the group  which is traversed by the same  ledge whioh passes - through the  St.' Eugene and' the Cambrian  mines;       .   . -". '  Dr. Har vie Goes East  Ham  Meats  Tongue,  Beef Loaf.  ��� Mutton.  Baked Pork and Beans, and  Brown Bread.  Salads  Potato, Cabbage,.  Pickles  Jellies, Cake,  Tea,  Fruit.  Coffee.  Government Redeems Bonds.  British Columbia is bo prosperous and the government has eo  much ready cash at its disposal  that it is repaying loans before  maturity. Hon. R., G. Tatlow,  Minister of Finance has just paid  back half a million dollars of the  famous million dollar loan that  Premier McBride's Government  was forced to negotiate when it  first came into power three years  ago.  The bonded indebtedness of  British Columbia is at the present time about eight million dollars, If any one..of the bondholders is anxious for the cash,  for one dollar or the entire eight  millions of bonds. Point Grey  lands alone would handle the deal  for the government.���Province.  - Dr. S. K. Harvie left last Satur  day for Montreal to join his wife,  who has been living in that city  at tlie home I of her parents for  several -mohth&^The doctor.- in  tends taking a post - graduate  course this" winter - and next  spring will come west - and will  resume - the practise of his profession in either- Vancouver or  Victoria. The best wishes of the  people of- Moyie .���will follow Dr.  Harvie and- his estimable wife  wherever they go..-.  Miners'. Union. Dance.  Next' Thursday evening, December 12th, ..will be the eighth  anniversary of, the organization  of the Moyie Miners'- Union, and  the event will be celebrated by' a  big ball. Dancing will begin at  9 o'clock' sharp. Music will be  furnished by a three piece orchestra, and supper will be served at  the Hotel Kootenay.. -.. .  $-5>a^d9��St9e��5-9-����99>3>9��9$f5*��d8��G-'  |       LOCAL ASSAYS |  Fresh oysters at Burns ��fc Co.'s.  W. H. Laird was transacting  business in Cranbrook Monday.  Every hotel in Mjyie is full to  overflowing.  A. T.' Clark came home Wednesday from Fernie.  "R.M. .Hedlay, of   the "Nelson  smelter, was over  to Moyie this  week. ,  i .Stein Consor is home from Iloa-  mer, and will-probably remain  here for the winter. ,Y "���  VV. P. White, superintendent of  the St. Eugene, was out to Spokane on business this week.  Harry Lalonde left yesterday  for his home in the province of  Quebec,' where he will spend the  winter.  FOR SALE-Pure bred Leghorns; A few fine young cocks  for sale. J. Williams, Box 29,*  Creston, B. C. .  . W. H. Wilson, the Cranbrook  jeweler, will be at Murphy's store  all day, next Wednesday, December 11th.    . .  W. R. Rviney of Chicago is  opening a barber, shop in the  Central, hotel. .Mr.- Rainey is  also a first diss violinist.  Andrew Foote, who is working  at. his trade as a carpenter in  Cranbrook, was up to Moyie Jfor  a day or two this week visiting  with bis-brother and wifei,' ',.'.  Methodist church. Sunday  next, December 8th... Service in  'the morning at 11 o'clock. On  accout of the opening of the new  Presbyterian church, no service  will be held in the evening.  The westbound flyer last Wednesday killed a valuable cow .belonging to "Sandy" McFarlane,  The cow was on the track near  the station when -the train  struck her, throwing her up  on the platform and :killing her  instantly. '"  -R. H. Trueman, - photographer  of Vancouver,, has his studio located in the Howard building on  Victoria street and is prepared to  do first class work.- Ramember  he will be here .only until next  Thursday, December 12th. He  prefers morning sittings, and  wishes to impress upon the/' people that sunshine is not necessary  for good work.  Are Real  Christians.  Cranbrook Herald: All of the  churches in Moyie have joined to  arrange a Christmas tree program  for this year. The combination  includes all of the Protestant  churches and the Catholic church.  That is a good move and indicates  the fact that there are a lot of  real Christians in Moyie.  A Homo  Made Happy by  Chamberlain's  *-   ���"--'CouKh Bemad555*,  About two months ago our  baby girl had measles which settled oh ber lungs and at last resulted in a severe attack of bronchitis. We had two doctors but  no relief was obtained. Everybody thought she would die. I  went to eight different stores to  find a certain remedy which had  been recommended to me and  failed to get it, when one of the  storekeepers insisted that I try  Chamberlain's Cough. Remedy,  I did so and our baby is alive and  well today.���Geo. W. Spence,  Holly Springs, N. C. For sale by  The'Moyie Drug & Stationery Co.  FOR SALE���One hundred pullets.   Appl^toW. G,   Bateman.  LOST���A bunch of safe keys  between the Cosmopolitan hotel  and the postoffice. Finder will  please return same to H. II. Dimock and claim reward.  Miners Reject Scale.  The Granby mines in the Boundary will not resume operations  today, as was given out by the  management last week. The  men refused to go to work under  the new scale bf Wastes, whioh  amounts -to- a- - cut-of- about-50  cents a day on the old scale paid,  Therefore the mine-; and smelter  of the company will be closed for  some time unless nonunion men  can be induced to work, which is  not at all likely. -  Lumbermen Walk Out.  About 40 of the 60 men employed by the Porto Rico Lumbar  company taking out logs on the  Lamb creek limits quit work  Monday when a cut was made in  their pay from $3.00 to $2.50 per  day. The men came to town and  "blew" themselves, after which  most of them scattered to the  four winds  Aldridge was Here.  W. H. Aldridge, general manager of the Consolidated Mining  and Smelting company, was over  from Trail this weok and remained for a day attending to  matters in connection with the  St. Eugene.  A -aHg*-MJWM-^  q **_    Dur'iDg the months of October aud November wo reeeivtd  Seven Carloads of  Goods.; I  B -ji-ie.-* varum-*   smaller shipment0.  By buying in this  large way, we  arc  oftentimes offered goods of the best quality, below, the  market price, and consequently we are' now selling/'  many lines below wholesale, quotations.  '- Our present prices on flour, meals, butter' and"  many other staples show that we  have been  keen*  observers of tho market, and are thus  enabled -to .  protect our customers against many of the  recent"  extreme advances.   ���  We have a complete stock of fresh Christina-*;  goods,'everything that is needed for the pantry  and table, and many lines in our dry goods, gent's '  furnishings, china and hardware  stocks  that will  make beautiful presents.  .We guarantee our price3 as well a 3 every dollar's worth of goods we sell, and if yon favor us  with your Christmas orders we will save you $ % %  MacEachern & Macdonald  .'���������flttMAmiitBi^^ vm^mmjmtm^^i^vmitij^iessBca^  \  \  Arbitration Board.  ��� The date for the next me eting  of the Sb. Eugene- arbitration  board has been set for Thursday,  December 19 ch, and wili be held  at Nelson,  St. Andrew's Supper.  So long as the Scotchman  lives there will be St. Andrew's-  suppers. It so happened that the  first given in Moyie was the one  lost Saturday night at * the Hotel  Kootenay." At, this there were  2-11 sorts of good things to eat and.  drink, and the company was one  of-theTmoat convivial and hillar-  ious that Kas essembled* here for  some time. Thas- suppers "will  no doubt be a_ regular1 -thing in  Moyie in future. W; J> feltham  was master of ceremonies' and  was attired in-kilties, as w���3 alao  A. McCowan, the piper,--who" was  imported " from . Cranbrook expressly for the occasion/ Besides  the toasts there was singing, and  the dancing of the Highland  Fling, by - James Grant and Mr.  Feltham.*' "Here is the toast list:   -  Toast-of the evening���R. Campbell,  Scotland, the land-of our forefathers���A. Ferris,  Canada,-the land of our adoption���Chas. A. -MaeKay,' and.S.  Moore, *  Pioneers of eastern Canada  ���John A. Macdonald,  The west���A. P. Macdonald and  S. Benzie.  Organized Labor���Jas. Lamon,  Moyie and its* future���J. P.  Farrell,  Sister nationalities���Thos. Kelly  The Ladies-Ohas. O'Neill.  f      \  Fool Question.  "Back from your trip, eb? Well,  how did you find New York?  "Why, you can't 'miss it if you  take'the right train."���Cleveland Leader.   fcEFAL   _' ARRET.  New York���Bar silver, 57f ctsr..  Lead, $4.75."Copper, 13J cts.  London���Lead, ��15, 15s.  Lumberjack Loses Life.  While* the steamer Kuskanook  was on her way from K/ocenay  Linding to Nelson Thursday night  she grounded at a point fl se mile-*  at the other side of Proccor. The  International came to hor relief  and took her passengers on tu  Nelson. At nine mile "point a  lumberjack who "was on bbarcl.  deliberately committed suicidd by  jumpiug into the like. No.traue-  of the body has* yet beeu-foua-L  As near as can be learned tubman's name is G. Daspard. -.  NewK. of P. Officers.  Following are the newly elected  offiers of St. Eugene Lodge No. 37  Knights of, Pythias.. The.-" election was held Thursday night.  W. J. Fdtham -C. C.      .  John Blackburn���V. C. C.  Jas. Thom���Prelate."  A. G. Monkhouse���M. of W, v  E. A*. Hill���K..of R. andY.Sl  C. A. Foote���M. of E.   * ',.  F. J. Smyth���M. at A.  A. Wesfcman���I. G. - * '  Two Girls  Garden���Bjrn to M.\ and M-* ���  Geo. Garden on Saturday' November 30th, a daughter.  Dimock���Born to Mr. and Mr3.  H. II. Dimock ��� on - Wednesday-,  -December_ith,*a_daughte_rt * '  *-*...  The Toy Shop  We have the largest supply of TOYS and CHRiSTMAS  GIFTS in town. You should not overlook the fact that  'you can get the goods from us  Xmas Cards, 5 cts to $ 1.00,  Dressing cases, $1 to 22.00  Work boxes, GO cts to 5.00  Dolls, 20 cts to 5.00  Manicures, 35 cts to 1G.00  Perfumes, 25 cts to 5 qo  Automizers, $2.5o to 8,oo  Cut glass, 7-jols tci lS.oq  Hand painted china $5, 10,oq  And last but not least to provo to our Moyie fiiends that  we have the best in town and can stand by it, don't, fail to  drop in and see our line of fancy soaps up to $5 a cake.  What to give and what get can be had at the.  Moyie Drug & Stationery Co,  --3-I  "ft  Y-  ''-Ml  m  -**>-'* ������'.* ���'  ' * v. .*-*->  Cvi?V>    *���'-'���   '  ���*JZ^ ���<.. t\ ������������.  lu-t.i^^tyi   ���uu^.i-^j, iijW..j.   L. THE LEADER. MOYIK BHITISH COLUMBIA.  I AIKENSIDE"  ;  I  ��� ��� ���  BY MARY J. HOLHES  Author of "Dora Deane," "The English Orphans/'  "Lena Rivers," "The Rector of St. Mark's,"  "Tempest and Sunshine," Etc  (Contiuued)  CHAPTER XI.  Saturday came at last, a balmy September day, when all nature seemed  conspiring to welcome the travelers  for whom so extensive preparations  were making at Aikenside. They were  expected at about six in the afternoon, and just before that hour tha  doctor rode up to be in readiness to  meet them. In the dining room the  table was set ns Maddy had never  - Been it set bafoie, making, with its  silver, its china, and cutglass, a glittering display. There was Guy's seat  as   carver,   with   Agnes   at   the   urn,  while Maddy felt sure that the two  plates between Agnes and Guy were  intended for Jessie and herself, the  doctor occupying the other side. Jessie  would sit next her mother, -which  would leave her near to Guy, whero  he could see every movement she  made. Would he think her awkward,  or would he, as she hoped, be so  much absorbed with the doctor as not  to notice her? Suppose she should  "drop her fork, or upset one of those  V queer-looking goblets, more like bowls 1  than anything else? It would be terrible, and Maddy's cheeks tingled at  ���the very thought of such a catastro-  / 'phe. Were they, goblets really those  ���funny colored things, and if they were  not, what were they? Summoning all  her courage, she asked the doctor, her  prime counselor, and learned that they  were the finger-glasses, of which she  had read, but which she had never  seen before.  "Oh, must I use them?" she asked,  in so evident distress that the doctor  ,. could not forbear a laugh as he told  her it was not of the slightest consequence whether she used them or not,  advising her to watch Mrs. Agnes,  who was aufait .in all such matters.  Six o'clock came, but no travelers.  Then an hour went by, and there  came a telegram that the cars had  broken down and would not probably  arrive until late in the night, if indeed they did till morning. Greatly  disappointed, the doctor, after dinner, took his leave, telling the girla  they had better not sit up. Consequently, at a late hour they both retired, sleeping so soundly as not to  hear the noise outside the house; this  banging of doors, the setting down of  trunks, the tramp of feet, Mrs. Noah's  words of welcome,- one pleasant voice  which responded, and another moro  impatient one which sounded as if its  ���owner were tired and cross.  Agnes   and   Guy   had   come.   As   a   .'whole, Agnes' season at Saratoga had  been rather disagreeable. Guy, it is  *-* true, had been exceedingly kind. She  had been flattered by brainless fops.  ���She had heard herself called "that-  beautiful Mrs. Remington," and "that  charming young widow," but no serious attentions had been paid,' no  .millionaire had asked to be her second husband. If there had, she would  have said yes, for Agnes was not  averse to changing her state of widowhood. She liked the doctor, but if he  did not propose,' and ^some other body  did, she should accept ���; that other  ���body, of course. This' was her intension when she left Aikenside, and  ���when she'came back, it was with the  'determination to - raise the siege at  once, and compel the doctor to surrender. She knew he was not wealthy  as she could wish, but his family were  the Hoi brooks, and as.'', she positively  liked him, she was prepared to waive  the matter:of money: In this state;of  mind it is not surprising that the  morning of the return home she  should listen with .a troubled mind to  Jessie's rather exaggerated account of  * the number of times the doctor had  been there, and the nice; things he  had said to.her and Maddy.  "He had visited them ever so much,  staying ever so long. I know Maddy  likes him; I do, anyway," Jessie said,  never dreaming of the passion she  ~���was��� excitingr^jealousy==of=Maddyv=  hatred of Maddy, and a desire to be  revenged on a girl whom Dr. Holbrook visited "ever so much."  What was she''that he should care  for her? A mere' nothing���a child,  :whom Guy had taken up. Pity there  was a Lucy Atherstone in the way of  his making her mistress of Aikenside.  It would-be a pretty romance, Guy  Remington and Grandpa Markham's  grandchild. Agnes was nervous antl  tired, and this helped to increase her  anger toward the ; innocent 'girl. She  would take /immediate measures, she  thought, to put the upstart down, and  tlie sight of Flora laying the cloth  for breakfast suggested to her the first  step in teaching Maddy her place.  "Flora," she snid, "I notice you are  arranging the table for four. Have we  cqmpany?"  ���"Why, no, ma'am; there's Mr. Guy,  yourself. Miss Jessie, and Miss  ' Clyde," was Flora's reply, while Ag-  nas continued haughtily: "Remove  Miss Clyde's plate. No one allows  their governess to ent with them."  "But, ma'am," and Flora hesitated,  "Bhe'B very pretty, and ladylike, and  young; she has always eaten with  Miss Jessie and Dr. Holbrook when  he'was here. He treats her as if she  was good as anybody."  'In her eagerness to serve Maddy  and save her from insult,YFlora was  growing bold, but she only hurt the  cause by mentioning the doctor. Ag-  inen was determined now; and she re-  ��� jplied: ,  * "It was quite right when we were  gona, but it is different now, and Mr.  : 'Remington, I am sure, will not suffer  -,��� it-"' ������������:,���  Y "Might I ask him?" Flora persist-  .ed, her hand still on the plate.  '. "No," Agnes would attend to that,  and also see Miss Clyde. All Flora  *��� had to do was to remove the plate  which she, finally did, ��� muttering to  herself: "Such airs! but, I know Mr.  Guy won't stand it."  Meantime Maddy had put on her  prettiest delaine, tied her little dainty  black silk apron, Mrs: Noah's gift, and  .with the feeling that she was looking  unusually well, started for the parlor  to meet her employer, Mrs. Agnes.  'Jessie had gone in quest of her brother, and thus Agnes was alone when  Maddy Clyde first presented herself  _ before her. She had not expected to  .find Maddy so pretty, and for a moment the . hot blood crimsoned her  cheek, while her heart throbbed wildly beneath the rich morning dress.  Dr. Holbrook had cause for be-ing at-  "���   , tfacted by that.fre3h, bti.?tlt_fae��.-she  xrronpnx, ��� urirr ���-co sne menea Tlfirsell  against-the better impulses of her nature, impulses which pleaded that for  the sake of the oast she should be  kind to Maddy Clyde.*  /'Ah, good-morning. You are, Jessie's  governess, I presume," she said, bowing distantly, nnd pretending not to  notice the hand which Maddy involuntarily extended toward her. "Jessie  speaks well of you, and I am very  glad you suit her. You have had a  pleasant time, I trust?"  Her voice was so cold and her manner so distant that Maddy's eyes for  an instant filled with tears, but she  answered civilly that she had been  very happy, and everybody was very  kind. It whs harder work to put down  Maddy Clyde than Agnes had.expected, and after a little further conversation there ensued a silence, which  neither was inclined to break. At last,  summoning all her courage, Agnes began: Y  "Excuse me, Miss Clyde, but^ youi  own good sense, of which I am Bura  you have an abundance, must tell you  that now Mr. Remington and myself  are at home, your intercourse with out  family must be rather limited���that is  ���ahem���that is, neither Mr; Remington nor myself are accustomed to hav'  ing our governess very much with us.  T suppose you have had the range of  the parlors, sitting there when you  liked, and all this was perfectly proper. Mind, I am finding no fault with  you. It is all quite right," she continued, as she saw the strange look  of terror and surprise visible on Maddy's face. "The past is fight, but in  future it will be a little different. I  am willing to accord to a governess  all the privileges possible. They are  human as well as myself, but society  makes a difference. Don't you know.it  does?"  "Yes���no���I don't know. Oh, pray  tell me what I am to do!" Maddy  gasped, her face as white as ashe3,  and her eyes wearing as * yet only a  scared,- uncertain look.  With little, graceful tosses of the  head, which set in motion every one  of the brown curls, Mrs. Agnes replied :  "You are not, of course, to go to  Mr. Remington. It is my matter, and  does not concern him. What I wish is  this: You are to come to the parlor  only when invited, and are not to intrude upon us at any time, particularly when company is here, such as���  well, such as Dr. Holbrook, if you  please. Aa you cannot be with .Jessie  all the while, you will, when your  labors as governess are over, sit in  your own room, or the schoolroom,  or walk in thr back yard, just as the  higher servants do���such as. Mrs.  Noah and the sewing girl, Sarah. Occasionally we shall have you in to  dine with us, but usually you will  take your meals with Mrs. Noah and  Sarah. By following these directions  you will, I think, give entire satisfaction." *. -  When Mrs. Agnes had finished this,  Maddy began to understand her position, and into her white face the hot;  blood poured indignantly. Wholly inexperienced,: she .had never dreamed  that a governess was not worthy to  sit at the. same '-.table with her employer,- that she must never enter the  parlors unbidden, or intrude herself"  in* any way.Y No wondercthat her  cheeks burned at the degradation, or  that, for an'instant, she felt like defying the proud womanto her face. But.  the angry words' trembling onYher  tongue' were ������ repressed as she remembered her grandfather's teachings,  and with a bow as haughty''. as' any  Mrs.: Agnes could have made, and a  look on her face which could not  easily be forgotten, she left the room,  and in a kind of stunned" bewilderment -sought- the garden, where she  could, unseen, give way to her feelings. ,.-���'��� Y ;: - .  Once "alone, the torrent burst forth,  and burying her face in the soft grass,  she^wept^bitterly^never-^hearing-the-5  step coming near, and' not at first  heeding -���'the������'voice which asked what  was the matter. Guy Remington, too,;  had coirie out into the garden, acci-  dently wandering that way, and so  stumbling upon the little figure crying in the grass. He knew it was Maddy, and. greatly surprised to find her  thus, asked what was the matter.  Then, as she did riot hear him, he  laid his'.hand gently upon her shoulder, compelling her.; to look up. In all  her imaginings of Guy, she-had nevor,  associated him with the man who  had so puzzled,and confused her, and  now she did not for a time suspect  the truth. She only thought him ;i  guest at Aikenside; someone conii;  with Guy, and her degradation seemed greater than bafore. She was not  surprised when he called her by  name; of course )���? remembered her.  just as she did'him; but she did woii  der a little what Mrs. Agnes would  say, could she know how kindly hi?  spoke to her, lifting her from tin;,  grass and leading hor to a rustic se.it  at no great distnnce from them.  "Now, tell me why you are crying  so?" he said, brushing from her sill-  apron the spot of dirt which had settled upon it. "Are you homesick?" he  continued, and Maddy * burst out  again.    .  She forgot that he was a stranger  forgot everything except that he sympathized .with her.  "Oh,'* sir, I was bo happy here tili  they came home, Mrs. Remington and  Mr. Guy. I never thought it was a  disgrace to be a governess 7 never  heard*it was,so considered, of that I  was not good enough to eat with  them, till,she told me this. Oh, dear,  dear!" and" choked with tears Maddy  stopped a moment to take breath^  She did not look up at the young  man beside her, and it was well she  did not, for the dark expression of his  face would have frightened her. Half  guessing the truth, and impatient to  hear more, he said to her:  "Go on," so sternly, that she started, and replied:'."'. \  "I know you are angry with me and  I ought not to have told you."  "I am not angry���not at you, at  least���go on," was Guy's reply, and  Maddy continued:  "She told me now they had come  home it would be different, that only  when invited must I come to the parlor, or anywhere, but must stay in  the servants'.part, and eat with Mrs.  Noah and Sarah. I'd just as soon do  that. I am no better than they, only,  only���the.waiL.she told jng^jnacLi me  <o��i-8orrnean;*as 11 1 was "not anyBody,  when I am," and here Maddy's pride  began to rise. "I'm just as good as  she, if grandpa is poor, and I won't  stay here to be treated like a niggeu  by her arid Mr. Guy. I liked him so,  much, too, because he was kind to  grandpa and to me when I was sick.  Yes, I did like him so."  "And how is it now?" Guy asked,  wondering who in the world she  thought he was. "How is it now?"  "I s'pose it's wicked to feel such  things on Sunday, but, somehow, what  she said keeps making me so bad thnt  I know I hate her, and 1 guess I hate  M<; Guy!"  This was Maddy's answer, spoken  deliberately, while she looked up at  the young man, who, with a comical  replied:  expression about his mouth  "I am Mr. Guy."  "You, you! Oh, I can't bear it! I  will die!" and Maddy sprang up as*  quickly as if feeling an,, electric  shock.  But Guy's arm was interposed to  stop hor, and Guy's arm held her  back, while he asked her where she  was going. .  "Anywhere out of sight where you  can never see me again," Maddy sobbed vehemently "It is bad enough to  havo you think me a fool, as you  must; but now, oh, what do you  think of me?"   ��� v  "Nothing bad, I assure you," Guy  said, still holding her wrist to keep  her there. "I supposed you knew who  I was, but ns you did not, I forgive  you for hating me so cordially. If you  thought I sanctioned what Mrs. Remington has snid to you, you had cause  to dislike me, but, Miss Clyde,. I do  not, and this is the first intimation I  have had that you were to be treated  other than as a lady. I am master of  Aikenside, not Mrs. Agn-es, who shall  be made to understand it."  "Oh, please don't quarrel about me.  Let me go home, and then all will be  well," Maddy cried, feeling, at that  moment, more averse to leaving Aikenside than she could have thought it  possible.  "We shall not quarrel; but I shall  have my way; meanwhile go to your  room and stay- there until told that I  have sent for you." ���'.'���������������  They went to the house together,  but separated in the hall; Maddy repairing to her room, while Guy sought  Mrs. Agnes. The moment she saw. his  face she knew .a storm was' coming,  but was not prepared * for the biting  sarcasm and bitter reproaches heaped upon her by one who, when roused, was aperfect hurricane.  .- Maybe she had forgotten what she  was when his father married her, he  said, but he had; not, and he remembered well the wonder expressed by  many that his father should stoop to  marry a poor school-teacher. "Yes,  that's what you were madam, much  as you'despise Maddy Clyde for being a governess; you were one once  yourself, and before that time mercy  knows what you were���a hired *��irl,  perhaps���your present airs would  seem to warrant as much!"  Guy was in a sad passion by this  time, and failed to note the effect his  last words had on Agnes, who turned  livid with rage and terror, but smothering her wrath, said beseechingly:  "Pray, Guy, do not be angry; I  know I am foolish about some things,  and proud people who 'come up,' as  you say, always are, I guess. I know  that marrying your father made me  what I am, 'but everybody does not  know it, and it is .not necessary they  should. I don't remember ��� exactly  what I did say to this Clyde girl, but  I thought it would be pleasanter fo'h-  you, pleasanter for us all, not to have  her always around; it seems she has  presided at the table when Dr. Holbrook was here to tea, and even you  can't think that quite right."  5 "I don't know why," and at mention of. Dr. Holbrook Guyfs, temper  burst out again. "Agnes, you can't deceive me; I know the secret of your  abominable treatment of Maddy is  jealousy.'"  "Guy���jealous, I jealous of that  child?" And Agnes' voice was expressive of the utmost consternation.  "Yes, jealous of that child;' you  think that because the doctor has  been kind to her, perhaps he wants  her some time for his wife. I hope he  doe^; I mean to help it on; I'll tell  him to have her, and if he don't I'll  almost marry her myself!" and Guy  paced up and. down the parlor, chafing  and foaming like a young lion.  Agnes was conquerecl -and quite as  much bewildered aa Maddy had been;  she heard only in part how Maddy  Clyde was henceforth to be treated.  "Yes, yes," she gasped at last, as  i*uy J,ajked on,_"stop_now_for_mercy!a_  sake, arid I'll do anything, oply not  this morning, my head aches so I cannot go to the breakfast table; I must  be excused," and holding her temples,  which were throbbing with pain induced by strong excitement, Agnes  hurried to her own room and threw  herself upon the bed, angry, mortified,  subdued-  (To be Continued.)  SELF AND WIFE  AND CHECK BOOK  The   Question   of   Finances   Overshadowed by Another of Greater  Importance  "Yourself and your wife and your  check book should be a committee on  finance that meets monthly with closed doors," is good advice in the interests of domestic harmony and success. But if any one member of this  committee be permanently' absent,  what then? If would be bad if the  third member, were absent, but much  worse if either of the former. Read  the following little story of how one  member almost lost his place on that  committee, and how, after a great  struggle, he finally maintained it:      '  "It is twelve years since Psychine  cured me of galloping consumption.  I caught cold working as a fireman  on the C.P.R. The doctors said there  on the C.P.R. The doctors said there  was no .hope for me. I had -night  sweats, chills nnd fever, and frequently coughed up pieces of my lungs.  I wn's fast sinking away. Was advised by Mrs. Stewart, a neighbor,  to try Psychine, and two months'  trentment put me right on my feet  again. Have had no return of lung  trouble since. Psychine saved me.  To-day I work on my farm 'near here.  T am six feet tall and weigh over 175  lbs. Use piy testimonial nnd photo  if you desire.  "A. E. MUMFORD."  "Mngnettnwnn,   May  21st."  Psychine, pronounced Si-Keen, does  more'than has ever been claimed for  it. Coughs, colds, bronchitis, catarrh,  pneumonia and all throat, lung and  stomach troubles yield quickly to its  curative "tnver. At all druggists, 50c  and .$1,. or"Dr. T. A. Siocum, Limited,  179 King street west, Toronto.    :  ABUSE    OF    RAILWAYS  and  The teacher was endeavoring to explain the meaning of "egoism" to  the class.  ' "Who is it," he said, "who expects  never to be neglected, who expects  the best of everything, imagines that  he is the centre of everything, who  never thinks of nor does anything for  anybody else, but expects everything  done for him?"       .  "Please, teacher," said a small boy,  one of a large family, "the baby."���  Fliegende Blaetter.      -  MAKE   NEW   BLOOD  That is What Dr. Williams' Pink'Pills  Do���That  Is Why They Cure  So Many Diseases  When persons have ��� not enough  blood, or when their blood is weak  and watery, the doctors name tlie  trouble anaemia. Bloodlessness is the  direct cause of many common diseases, such as indigestion, palpitation  of the heart, debility, decline, neuralgia, nervousness, lheumatism and  consumption. The surest signs of  poor blood are paleness, bluish lips,  cold hands and feet, general weakness,  low spirits and headaches and backaches. If anaemia is not checked in  time it will probably develop into  consumption. There is one certain  cure for anaemia���Dr. Williams' Pink  Pills. These pills actually make new,  rich," red blood, which fills the veins  and brings new life, new energy, and  good health to bloodless people. In  proof of this Miss Mabel Clendenning.  Niagara Falls, Ont., says: "For two  -years I suffered,from anaemia.. I was  weak, thin, and had no appetite; I  sometimes hnd- distressing headaches  and felt low-spirited. My heart would  palpitate violently; I could do no  work around the house; I * became  very pale and my nerves got unstrung.  The efforts of two good doctors failed  to help me, I was in such a pitiful  state. One day a friend urged me to  try Dr. Williams' Pink Pills and I did  so. Soon I'saw the pills were helping me and by the t'me I had taken  nine boxes I was completely cured.  I had a good, appetite, " gained in  weight, I hadn't an ache or pairi,  could sleep well, and I am in better  health now than I ever was. I cannot speak too highly of what. Dr. Williams' Pink Pills have done for me."  What Dr. Williams; Pink Pills have  done for Miss Clendenning they have  done, for thousands���they will do for  you. But you must get the genuine  with the full name "Dr. Williams'  Pink Pills for Pale People" on the  wrapper around every box. If your  denier has not got the genuine pills  you. can get them at 50 cents a box  or- six-boxes-foi���iii2.50-froiii-The- Drr  Williams'' Medicine. Co., Brockville,  Ont.  LOW EXCURSION  RATES TO  EASTERN  CANADA  The North-Western Line again announce their annual excursions to  Eastern Canada. Rate of $40 for the  round trip to points in Ontario and  Quebec,*as far east as Montreal, will  be in.effect daily during December,  and tickets will be good for return  three months from date of sale, with  provision for extension at small additional cost. If travelling East be  sure and specify The North-Westem  Lino when purchasing your ticket, as  this will ensure you best service and  quickest time. Full information on  application to Geo. A. Lee, General  Agent; 215 McDermot Aye., Winnipeg,  Man... ���  Condemned     For     Inefficiency  Hampered   in  Their  Work  By  Legislation  , (Montreal  GazeUe)  The  railways  are    undergoing    in  somewhat aggravated form their annual condemnation" because. thew'tem-  porary   demand  for  cars  is    greater  than   their  equipment  enables  them  to meet.    The situation is not new,  nor  is   anything   notably  new   being  said about it.   It extends to the United States and to the best equipped  roads there   as well as   to roads in  Canada,   lt was only a tew days ago  that   lines   between   New   York   and  Buffalo had to announce they could  make no more contracts for the carriage of grain over their  tracks  till  those they were engaged on had been  fulfilled.    In both countries there is,  however,  a disposition  to  take  hold  of minor incidents, to magnify them,  to  represent them as  indicating the  general  situation,   and   to   hold ��� the  railways, up to condemnation as being  inefficiently equipped and inefficiently managed by men who have no regard  either  for  thoso   who  stand  to  the-road in the relation of customers  or  for  the  general  interest    of    the  country.    To   answer   such    extreme  talk it should only be necessary to  point to the work the railways have  done and are doing, to the immense  traffic they carry at about the lowest  rates prevailing in the world and to  their constant expenditures, not alone  on new rolling stock, but on terminals,  warejiouses,  and all  that .is requisite  to the effective    and    cheap  transport  of passengers  and  freight.  In the case of the two leading Canadian railways, the Grand Trunk and  Canadian Pacific, there was. an addition to the rolling stock between July  1906, and July, 1907, of 8,880 freight  cars.    This  represented  an   increase  in  car equipment much  beyond  the  increase  in  mileage  of    the    roads.  Most of it was designated to meet the  requirements of the increasing traffic  that was expected. ', The records show  the  roads  are   carrying  more  traffic  than  they  ever  did' before,    though  their profit is not- proportionately increasing.    If in spite of this expenditure   and   this   increased   business,  there are at times, and places delays  in the supply of. cars, it is for the  well understood reason that it is not  commercially   practicable   to   keep   a  railway equipped with sufficient rolling stock to meet at once the maximum demand of the season of greatest  traffic,   particularly  when,    as   often  happens, the movement of.the freight  offered   is   largely   in   one   direction.  This  is  recognized  by  all  who  give  study  to the  question,  and  by railway  commissioners,  amongst  others,  when  tliey are * composed  of men of  practical knowledge and5 with a sense  of  responsibility  resting  upon^them.  Railways   may   not   be   expected    to  perform   either  physical   or  commercial  impossibilities.    In this  connection, also, it may be pointed out that  while railways on this continent are  being   condemned   for   not   providing  greater means for doing their work,  they are at the same time being hampered by legislation and legal orders,  sometimes to the extent of reducing  their credit.    No one  can  or should  condemn the law that requires railways to treat all who come to them  with business oa the same footing as  regards   rates,   promptness   and   efficiency of service, etc.   When, on the  plea of serving the public, however,  attempts' nre   made   to   reduce   their  rates  below  a  reasonable   remunerative standard, harm is done, not only to those who have invested money  in building railways, trusting in the  public   faith   to   be   able   to   operate  them under fair business conditions,  but  also  to  the   communities  which  the railways serve.  KIDNEY TROUBLES  FROM THE LIVER  Oosnpllcafed Cases Which  Led to the Discs very of  That Great Medicine y'  DR. CHASE'S KI3NEY-LIVER PILLS  In.his.study of kidney disease, Dr. cases in which ordinary kidney me-  Cha.se, found that fully 90 per cent, of dicines have little or no effect. There  the cases arose as a direct result of  are people in every neighborhood in  liver and bowel "disorders)' and it was  working on this idea that led to the  discovery of Dr. Chase's Kidney-Liver Pills. ���   ' ' ' V ���   - *  Through overeating, irregular meals  or food that does not agree, the liver  is deranged, poisonous bile is left in  the blood, and the digestive system  is���upset. Headaches, biliousness,  pains.in back _andrlimbs, ill temper,  and general out-of-sort feelings'result.  These are among the symptoms of  liver complaint, but during such attacks the kidneys are overworked and  after a while there is pain and smarting when passing water, the urine  is highly colored and contains deposits,' the pains in the back become  more severe, you have rheumatic  pains it may be, and are gradually  falling a victim of Bright's disease  of the kidneys.  Dr.- Chase's Kidney-Liver Pills  were prepared for the express purpose of effecting cure in every stage  of such cases. They enliven the liver,  regulate the' action of the bowels and  invigorate   the, kidneys.  In this regard they are entirely different to any treatment you ever used  and  are successful    in    complicated  Canada ready to certify to this  statement.  Mrs. A. R'. Price, Nose Creek, Calgary, Alta., writes:���  "I write to tell you how highly 'we  think of Dr. Chase's Kidney-Liver  Pills, for they are unsurpassed for  torpid liver, constipation and kidney  troubles. My husband derived great  benefit from Dr. Chase's Kidney-Liver Pills' *a couple of-years ago when  he. was-feeling depressed .and regularly out of sorts. His eyesight was  failing and the ��� lamplight hurt his  eyes so he could not rend at all and  he had made up, his .mind to see an  oculist. -"  '��� ."I advised; him to try Dr.-Chase's  Kidneys-Liver Pills, thinking he was  suffering from torpid liver. He did  so and after using-less than two boxes  his eyesight entirely returned and  he felt quite well a^ain. We would  never be without these pills" in the  house and I cannot speak too highly  of U��em." ....",.  Dr.. Chase's Kidney-Liver Pills, one  pill 'a dose, 25 cents a box, nt all deal:  ers, or Edmanson', Bates & Co., Toronto.  Alexandra's   Wedding   Dress  The wedding dress of lilac poplin  worn by Queen Alexandra on the occasion of her marriage, forty-four  years ago, and in which she first won  the hearts of her future subjects, is  still carefully preserved by Her Majesty. The dress was chosen in compliment to Queen Victoria, who always had a fondness for lilac.  Sometimes a man does it 'be'eause  he knows'it is all right to bring an  unexpected guest home - to dinner,  but mostly it is just a bluff.   ,  Amelia���Herbert," dear,   yoijr   office  is. on. Orange Street, isn't it?  -  Herbert���Yes; why ? '     ' ���  Amelia���That's what I told ��� papa.  He made such a funny mistake about  you tlie other day. He said he'd b:\eri  looking you up in Brad street.���Chicago Tribune.  Headed Him Oft*. *  "My wife," begun Hicks, "dropped ln  to sec me at the 'office today and"���  "Sorry, old man." interrupted Wicks,  "but my wife held me up before I left  home; I 'can't leud you a cent" ���  ..Destitute.  ETungry Hank��� I feel sorry fer de  lady wot lives in dat mansion on de  hill. She Is absolutely destitute. Sauntering Saul���Destitute? Hungry Hank  ���Yes. Destitute uv generosity.���Exchange..  The Whole Show.  Visitor���And what is the special distinction of  this  theater?    Actor���1.  A little neglect raay*breed great mischief.��� CbesterUeld.  SHILOH'S tgra-CURE  '��� , _ ' Get a bottle to-day from your druggist. If  it doesn't cure you quicker ' than'.anything  you ever tried he'll give you your money back  Shiloh's ia the best, safest, surest and quickest medicine for your children's coughs,  and* colds. It has been curing* coughs and colds for 34. years. All druggists���  25c-i 5��c-�� and $1.00 a bottle.  * - ��� fio6  American ladies) whenln England,  are the occasion of many jokes, good,  ���bad,'and ' indifferent. 'Here is a recent one,( which has for its scene the  magnificence of  Windsor  Castle:    *.  Fair American���Butler, any chance  to get a glimpse of the Queen?  Gentleman addressed���I am not the  butler*^ I am the'Prince of Wales.  F. A.���How lucky! Is your mother  in?���'fid-Bits.  SQUARED  ACCOUNTS.  Also  CAUGHT THE THIEF.  An Incident Which illustrates Japanese  !_Y'     Detective  Methods.  Recently in the village of Tahara-  tnura, Japan, all the male inhabitants  above the age of fifteen years were assembled In front of the local Shinto  shrine at the call of the- village chief.  A thief had been making depredations  In the local tobacco plantations, and  the chief sought to discover him. Out;  lines of the feet of all the villagers  were taken on sheets of paper, aud  then these were compared with the  tracks left by the thief,in the tobacco  fields. Nothing resulted from this experiment The next day the Inhabitants were called together agaiu. A  great hole was dug in the ground, and  a raging charcoal fire was built in It  All persons present were ordered ~tb  walk through the fire barefooted, it  being declared that no person would  be burned except the guilty one. All  advanced to undergo the ordeal except  one, Shuklchl Shibata, a man of evil |  reputation. He declined to trust his |  feet to the redhot coals- Accordingly  he was arrested and soon confessed [  his.g14.UI_        ���  Minard's Liniment Cures Distemper.  The Lady In tho Moon.  An amateur astronomer write." of the  "lady in the moon:" "It ls a very beautiful face soon .In profile and uplifted,  as though in proud disdain, of things  terrestrial. The curve of the throat'is  exquisite, and indeed the entire outline  Is marvelously lifelike. The moon  lady may best; be observed through a  small opera glass .when pur satellite Is  at half. At that time the tip of the  chin, about touches' the terminator���  that is, the dividing line betwepn the  light and dark portions of the lunar  surface. Most people can recognize  the man in the moou. Well, the hair  of the lndy, in which I can always fancy I see a spray of orange blossom,  forms tiie man's left eye, the nose and  mouth his nose, and the chin and  throat the mau's*mouth."  :-im)i)tfs��YY  Won a Reputation . and Saved  Himself Further Trouble.  . Press agents, like other Individuals,  have their troubles, but there is one lu  Philadelphia who has fewer of them  than the ordinary man. Asked one day  how be managed so wel) to get along  with everybody, he explained:  "Well, I won a reputation. You see,  when, a press agent is able to give u  man heart disease from which he actually dies his troubles cease If person'*,  have a proper regard for their lives. 1  was the press agent for a German  singing fest. I naturally used the German -papera.= -^   "There was one editor who had tho  idea that he wasn't getting all that  was due. Nevertheless he published  column after column of type and pictures.  "Afterward the "managers of the  show received a bill for $820 "for advertising.' They were in a rage. 'Whax  shall, we do?" tbey demanded. 'Dou't  get excited,' I cautioned 'em. 'I'll fix  thnt all right'  "I went to the office of a friend, and.  going .to the type cases, I stuck tht��.  finest billhead you ever laid eyes on. I  printed. It in two Inks. It read, The  Two Continents Engraving Company;  John Smith, manager/ Next I wrote  this account, 'To Peter 'Jacob Schmid-  thelser. Dr., to cuts-for German festival', $890/  "When Schmldthelser received the  bill be fainted. He revived and sent  forme.  '"Fer" vot Is it you scharge me fer  der cuts vot I could puy fer 40 cents  nbiece, yet?' he demanded.  "That's all right, old man,' I as-'  8ured him. 'You might bay those cuts'  from anybody else for 40 cents apiece,  hut not of me.'  "lie refused to pay the bill, but not  long afterward he'was stricken with  heart disease and died. His executors  found the hill, with its balance of ?70  In my favor. They asked me what I'd  take to settle, and I told them $50.  They, paid it cheerfully, and since then  1 haven't had uuy .trouble."    ���  For outdoor work,  ivery day wear,  walking   and  driving, Elmira Felt  Shoes are the warm-  , easiest, lightest  and most comfortable of all footwear.  The trade mark, shown above,  is on the sole of every genuine  Elmira Pelt Shoe and Slipper.  Look for it whenever you buy.  A lame horse  is a dead loss.  It costs as much to keep a lame horse,  'as* it does a horse in harness-��� and the  cripple brings nothing in.   You can't afford  to support idle stock.   That's why you can't  afford to* be without  Kendall's Spavin Cure  It takes away the pain and stiffness from Sprains and Bruises���draws  the soreness out of Strained Muscles and Tendons���CURES Spavins,  ' Soft Bunches and Swellings.   Used for two generations by two nations.  .   . ' K_trinr Station, Ont., Dec. 15, '04.    ���'  " I hare nne Kendall's Spavin Cure for a Bone Spavin of 4 yearn  .  ���tatuHujr, which has entirely cured tbe lameness and gieatly reduced  the swelling.   Another bottle of tbe Spavin Cure, I am sure, will  .    complete the cure." - HOWARD 11ROCK.  11.00 a'bottle of 6 for 95.  Sold by dealers everywhere. ��� Write for free copy of our  famous book���" Treatise On The Horse."   You will 6nd a need for it every day.  "DU. B. J. KENDALL CO.', ENOSBURQ FALLS, VERMONT, U.S.A.        20  &s_sassgEg-___3-__-  ; *��V,^ffif ���t'-ir'Ti  ���Jin ingenious hatter of -Paris 'once  constructed a house of felt -made out  of .2-1,000 old hats. This house consisted of parlor, dining room und bedroom, aim a kitchen.  THEE ROAD  . on- the., ticket, before   you   pay  your  'money.   '";' Y' *''";*'*  If the "Lion is there,- you can be  sure you* have purchased a garment  full of satisfaction and long wear.  L<m  W.   N.   U.   No.   665.  Genuine.  -  A woman went to a fancier's to purchase a bird.   She was in search of a  good singer.:and several, were recommended to her..  "But," she said, "they seem to be  marked very strangely. Are they pure  canaries?"  "Pure!" cried the proprietor of the  shop. "Puria! Why, ma'am, they're as  pure as they'make 'em. I raised them  'ere birds from canary seed."���Philadelphia Ledger. : ��� ^  . -.  Signals of DistressT  Backache and Headache-���*  swollen hands and feet������  constant desire to urinate���  shooting pains through hips  ���-painful joints*^���Rheuma-  tism-��� all of these are  nature's calls for help. They  mean kidney trouble. It  may be that the kidneys are  -wreak, .strained or diseased.  Don't delay.  TAKE GIN PILL8  They gflv- strength to weak kidneys  ���heri the affected parts���neutralize  uric' acid���-soothe thie irritated .bladder  ��� and cure every^-trace of kidney  trouble. Gin Pills are sold oa a positive  guarantee to completely cure ormoney  refunded. -50c. a bos���6 for $2.50.  Sent on receipt of price if your dealer  does not handle thein. 100  BOLE DRUG CO.. WINNIPEG. UM. *' ABUSE OF GRAIN  ACT CAUSES DELAY  THE LEADER, MOYIE, BRITISH COLUMBIA.  " '"' "     *      '       i   ���   ���    . \          160 Cars  Required  Now to  Do  Work  Formerly Accomplished With  One Hundred  (From the Free Press) .  The practical working under present  conditions of the clauses of the Manitoba grain act regulating, the .distribution of cars was frankly discussed with a Free Press representative by William Whyte, second vice-,  president of .the C.P.R. Mr. Whyt**  claimed that abuses of the act were  . seriously hampering the railway in its  efforts to move the crop expeditiously, and were, in reality, defeating  the main purposes of ,the law.  "The great weakness of the Manitoba grain act," said Mr. Whyte, "is  that its framers had evidently beer,  so strongly seized with the idea of  protecting the grain growers against  the railway companies and the elevator operators, that they evidently  overlooked the rights of the latter to  be protected against the abuse of privileges by the grain growers. In any  event it is certain that no adequate  provision was made .which would give  the railway companies such protection, and as the years go by the original spirit of the act, which was intended to be simply a check on the  elevator operators,', is. being more, and  more abused by those it was designed to protect. From year to year the  , farmer has discovered new weak spots  in its provisions of which he may  take advantage with impunity to his  own individual advantage, no doubt,  but with equal certainty to. the disadvantage of the farming community  ��� as a whole. __  Delay to Equipment  "This season these abuses have  cu'minated in such a serious delay  to railway equipment that its evil  effects are apparent to all, so much so  that at one or two points the citizens  and farmers have combined in requesting the warehouse commissioner,  if possible, to suspend the grain act  temporarily to allow elevators to get  a larger percentage of the cars, so  that they may be enabled to get  tlieir grain out more prornptly.  "When it-is pointed out. that during the season of 1905 the Canadian  Pacific was able to get 82 per cent.;  . of the cars available at grain stations  loaded per day, for the season of 1906  this had dropped to 63 per cent., and  that this season, we will average under 50 per cent, of available :��� cars  loaded per day, the evilis apparent.  In other words, it is evident from the  above figures that it is taking, this  season, 160 cars to get the same result that 100 accomplished two years  ago. This: downward tendency can  be ascribed to no other'cause than  to the working of the act.  "Innumerable examples of the  gross abuse of the act, or more properly speaking, of the "working of the  act, for it" provides no restrictions  that will prevent these abuses, might  be given/two or three examples will  serve to illustrate, .however.  Flood of Bogus Orders  : "At one town in Saskatchewan,"  continued Mr. Whyte, '-'something  *over 800 applications had been made  for cars. It was known by all that a  large percentage of the. names were  fictitious, in fact, it was common  talk that the order book contained  the names of most of the school children in the district.- The agent, in  conformity with the grain act, was  compelled to wade through this sea  of names, getting a proportion of the  cars loaded, but in many cases placing the cars uselessly, only to cancel  the order after the car had been held  the required length of time. Every  such case, needless to say, costs the  railway' company money. The situa-  , tion finally became so acute that the  warehouse commissioner was asked  to investigate the matter by "one or  two bona fide applicants. He did so  and many of the nanies which.had  been used to 'pad-'- the order book  were cancelled. No prosecution followed, however, as the practice was  so widespread it would have involved  the whole community.' In fact, it  seemed to be the feeling that if the  case had to come before a jury at  that point there would not be found  enough men themselves innocent of  -   the practice to try the case..  -A Dishonest Practice -  - "At another point within the last  few days a car was allotted and.placed at, the loading platform, The applicant on being advised in the usual  ���way^that=tho=car-had=been=placed=fori  him, threw one sack of grain into the  car, thus complying with that clause  of the act which requires that applicant must declare his intention and  ability to load-his car and* must- commence to.load'within 24 hours. The  '* placing of the; sack of grain in the  car applicant claimed was 'commencing to load.' The car was not completed until six days later. The above  is a common practice and many instances "mild be cited.    , ���_..'"  "The grain producing area west of  Winnipeg is covered by" four superintendents' 'districts.. A check, made  within the* last few days of one of  these districts only, showed that on  ._ one day's - reports a total of twenty-  two cars had been delayed in loading  from two to six days. When it is considered that the same thing is happening daily on each of the other four  districts, the delay to a railway com-,  pany's rolling stock from this source  must be appreciated.  "Again when ��� the farmer has cut  his crop," continued. Mr. Whyte, "he  figures that lie. will j>robablyr start to  thresh at a certain dateTand he im  mediately goes to the. railway station  and-puts down h\s name for a,car  for this date. He may not thresh {or  weeks, in the mea^-^ however, he  will probably go t0 the rail 'sta.  tion, find that th* car ha8 been al_  lotted to hi�� and+after being hM fol.  the required length of time, hit, application cancelled. He ilhme(*iately  puts down 'his uathe for anothel. car.  This perrormance may be le n re.  peated an indefimte number 0f times  and the railway tympany has absolutely no redress. There are eases on  record where one car has been thus  paced and cancel^ for different ap-'  phcants ten and twelve times  Y���   y^l^l Gained  Object  "Probably "the ^0Bt;Mgret\able {ea.  ture of the whohv thing is that the  Grain act does i\ot effect the main  purpose for whiq, H Was brought  into existence, th^t is to protect |he  farmer hy giving *him the alternative  of, shipping his oAvn  grain direct in  cases where it "light be considered  the elevator operators were making  an unreasonable shread between street-  and track prices, The restrictions of  the Grain .act wUich put an elevator  on the same footnig* as thg individual  farmer, compels the elevator ��� companies o make tl\e 8prend niove 0.  nounced   and wh^re in  former 8  before the act, co^e into force tliere  was very little difference between  track and street pvices until the close  of navigation wa)* approaching, now  the spread is a permanent feature,  as the elevator tympanies have no  guarantee that  t\ey ;will  be  able  to  TELLSTORONTO PEOPLE  HOW   TO   PREPARE   A   MIXTURE  TO  CURE   RHEUMATISM  of  pt out their first week>R receipts be.  {ore the close of navigation. The  bona-fide farmer, on the other hand,  rinding the order book piugged with  names and hiscHances 0f letting a  car in the immediate future , very  slim,   and   betng^ pressed   {oi.   read  cash to pay his threshing bill, help,  etc.. is m many, caseg compelled to  sell his grain to the elevators, and is  compelled to tak-> a greatlv reduced  once bv reason -^f conditlons which  the working out ���}? the* Grain act h  created.  "���"���T.    .     ,-" The.   Solution  ^  ?a.,bf��lning   more   and    more  evident that the aolution of the situa.  tion will he along the lines of more  comnlete government control and re-  ���julation^-of-.elevator operations, a  restricted pnyileife- of direct loadine  where the spread in prices exceeds  <i certain  mark    arld    where    direct  oadl"f ,.1S ,re.S0rt,5*d to some guarantee obtained from the applicants that  they will not ahllse the, privilege.  Thisvlatter object is to be accompHsh-  ���3d by having ea<>b nppiicaM deposit  say two dollars with thle agent af the  ���time  of npplicatib-n,  said |���m to be  IZx^^uZ-1} -,oade<- w1��en allot-  ecf, orapplicat.oh cancelled previous  to arrival of ..the ��� *  This Town   /Also  Has   Its Share  ,   Dread  Disease Which  Is Said  To Yield to Home Recipe  To relieve the worst forms of Rheumatism, take a teaspoonful of the  following mixture after each meal and  at bedtime:  Fluid Extract Dandelion, one-half  ounce; Compound Kargon, one ounce;  Compound: Syrup Sarsaparilla, three  ounces.  These harmless ingredients can be  obtained from our home - druggists,  and are easily mixed, by shaking them  well in a bottle. Relief is generally  felt from the first few doses.  This prescription! states a well-  known authority in a Toronto morning paper, forces the clogged-up, inactive kidneys to filter and strain  from the blood the poisonous waste  matter and ur'c acid, which causes  Rheumatism.     .' '"  As Rheumatism is not only the most  painful and torturous disease, but  dangerous to life, this simple recipe  will no doubt be great'y valued by  many sufferers here at home, who  should at once prepare the mixture  to get this relief.  It is said that a person who  would 'take this prescription regularly, a dose or two daily, or even a  few times a week, would never have  serious" Kidney br Urinary disorders  or Rheumatism. ���.'..'  Cut this out and preserve it. Good  Rheumatism prescriptions which really relieve are scarce indeed, and when  vou need it, you want it badly. Our  druggists here say they will either  supply these ingredients or make the  -nixture ready to take, if any of our  readers so prefer.  Light and   Plant Growth  ��������� An .'ele'ctri.cal engineer in a lecture  recently-delivered in London told of  the results of the use of arc lights in  the propagation of plants. By the  employment of artificial light there  had-been an increase in cucumbers  of 17 per cent., in strawberries of 36  arid 37 per-cent., in potatoes of 50 per  iceht., in beets of 35 per cent., with a  definite increase in the proportion of  sugar; in' oats of 40.7 per cent., and  in rye of;19;5 per cent. Fruit assisted by -the light system was perfect in  every way, the speaker reported.  Mrs. Newlywed���Doctor;, that bottle  of medicine you left for baby is all  gone.  '������:'"    * ���  Doctor���Impossible! I told you to  give him a teaspoonful once an hour'.  Mrs. Newlywed���Yes, but John and  I arid . mother and the nurse have  each to take a spoonful too, in'order  to induce baby to take it.���Democratic Telegram.  Minard's  theria.  Liniment    Cures     Diph-  car.  WESTERN  EXCURSIONS  A splendid opportunity is being afforded those wishing t0 take lrf t  the Coast cities, duri the wllnter  months A nredUced rate o{ si le  are, plus $2 00 for the round trip, is  being offered by the Canadian Pacific railway coihpany. Round trip  tickets maj' be pUrchased from all  Rations in Onta^io> west of Port Arthur.^.Manitoba; Saskatchewan, and  Alberta, to Vancouver, Victoria and  Westminster also to Okanagan Valley and Kootenajv p0ints. Tickets on  sale December 2, 3- 4> 17> 18f 19 im  January 4 5. 6, 2�� 23) and 24, good to  return within th.ree months Full  information can be had by applying  to  any  C.P.R.  o^ent ���"'  , "Why. are you raising the price of  milk two cents?" asked the housewife,  grimly. . c .  "Well, you know," returned the  milkman, "winter is coming on, and���  "Oh. I see," resumed the woman,  not softening in manner, ."the water  will be needed for making ice."���  Philadelphia Ledger.  CURIOUS CUSTOM. |  ���The  Tribute  of   Horseshoes���Penalty  - ;' -'ofYPeers.   .....  Every peer of the realm.who passe-  through Oakham, the chief town In  Rutland, the "horseshoe county," has  ti pay toll to the lord of the manor  in the shape pf a horseshoe.- The latest addition to-the remarkable collection of horseshoes in Oakham Castle  has: just been fixed, and is inscribed.  "Bernard Lord Coleridge, 1907." At  the last assizes there his lordship, in  his charge to the grand jury, humorously referred to the ancient custom,  and said having been "wavlaid by  highwaymen" he feared he would have  to pay the penalty. The late Lord  Coleridge, the judge's father, presented a shoe in 1879. The origin of the  custom will probably never be definitely determined. It is popularly  believed that it arose when Queen*  Elizabeth passed through on her way  to visit Lord Burleigh at "Burghley  House by Stamford town." Her horse-  cast a shoe in the street, and, accord-,  ing to tradition,' to mark the event  Her Majesty.straightway .decreed that  every royal personage or peer visiting the town should give a horseshoe  to the lord of the manor. Be that as  it may, the identical shoe from Queen  Elizabeth's horse remains in the castle. By "antiquarians it is, however,"  thought that the" levy was more probably first made by Walkelin.de Ferrers-, a Norman baron, who owned the  castle, and who, as likely as not, demanded a shoe by force from the  horse of any other nobleman who dared to jide through his territory. It is  urged in support of this theory that  from time immemorial the bailiffs  have had power .to,; take a shoe by  force from his horse's hoof in the  event of a noble refusing to-comply  with the custom.      '  Not unriaturally, with the advance-,  ment of thought; and ideas the- crude      ������    .    . ,.       ,,    ... ���  iron shoes-paid'as toll" gradually gave   .    B^ ���''����">  your trip,  eh?    Well,  place to ornamental souvenirs, which ! ho^TT<?ld you nnd^New *iork?  1 11 - - ** . !        ** \*7Hir     if/Mi    rta-rt't   woo   1*    if   \re  There Is Only;. One Eclectric Oil.���-  When an article, be it medicine or  anything' else, becomes popular, imitations invariably spring up to derive  advantages from '."the. original, which  they themselves' could never win on  their own merits. Imitations of Dr.  Thomsis' Eclectric Oil have been numerous, but never successful. Those  who know the genuine are not put off  with a substitute, but demand the  real thing.  "Isn't the  absurd  supposed   to  be  laughable?"  - "That's my idea."  ."Well, Roosevelt says the present  stringency is absurd. Now laugh."���  Philadelphia Ledger.  The Demon Dyspepsia.��� In olden  times it was a popular belief that  demons, moved invisibly through the  ambient air, seeking to enter into men  and trouble them. At the present day  the demon, dyspepsia, is at large in  same way, 1 seeking habitation in  those who. by careless or unwise living invite him." And once he enters  a man's life it is difficult to dislodge  him. He that finds himself so possessed should know that a valiant  friend to do battle for him with the  unseen foe is Parmelee's Vegetable  Pills, which are ever ready for the  trial. '������..-'-"'���..������  TEST IT AS YOU WILL  GREEN TEA  Es Guaranteed to be Absolutely Pure and of  Incomparable Quality.  LEAD PACKETS ONLY ^ZittlASttti ��" ATALL GROCERS  FOREST RESERVE POLICY  Mrs'. Coburgger���It isn't right to  charge Freddie with taking that money out of. your pocket. Why don't  von accuse me ?  Cohurggur���Because it wasn't all  taken.-^-Harper's  Weekly.  Freddie-Say, nUWj paw don>t know  everything, does Vie?  Maw���How "do you know?  Freddie-He sa*d the piece of pie I  had for dinner to-day was enough, and  it wasn't at^IL-Npittsh^'g; Leader.  Often what appear tobe the most  trivial occurrence o��.life    rove to be  the most mementous. Many are disposed to regard acold a8 \ u ht  thing, deserving of little consideration, and this ^glect often results  in most seno^g ailmentS) entailing years of sufferng. Drive out  cohls andI cough.-* with Bickle.s Anti.  Consumptive Sn-up> the recognized  remedy for all .affections of the throat  and lungs.  Mrs. B6venden Blunt-But why did  you leave your \ast    lace?  Apphcant-I couidn.t stand the way  the mistress and master used to d ��  rel, mum.  -,������- l  the??"' me!   DIa they 1uarrel much'  ���.."IVl-lmxxraK ^lenjt.wasn't me.an*:  Jm-it-was-me-tiH'-^/.TzTidbits.;"'"  BABY SMILES  One mother happily expressed her  opinion of Baby's Own Tablets when  she said "there's a smile in every  dose." Tn homes where the Tablets  ire used there are no cross, fretful,  sickly children. The Tablets make  children well and keep them well.  They cure indigestion, colic, constipation, "diarrhoea, teething troubles,  and all the other minor ' ailments,  of childhoodY They can be given with  absolute safety to-the new born child,  for the'mother has the guarantee of  a government analyst that the. Tablets do not contain one particle of  opiate or poisonous soothing stuff.  Isn't such a .guarantee worth something to you, mother? The Tablets  are sold bv all medicine, dealers or.  may be had from The Dr. Williams'  Medicine Co., Brockville, Ont.,' at  25 cents a: box.  eventually assumed an ornate design.  The most recent are about 10 inchas  from front to back, gilded, with 1 he-  name of the donor and date standing  in relief, and surmounted by n crown  or coronet,.as the case might be. The  four walls of the castle, which is used  as the shire hall, are now practically  covered with horseshoes; ranging in  size from that worn by a hunter to  ���what* look little more than hoop-iron  bent'round, and.as much as seven feet  across. The array of shoes at the rear  of the judge's seat is composed mairily  of gifts marking the visits 0: royalty.  Amongst the names to be noticed are  those of the Prince Regent, afterwards  George IV: (1814), the Duchess of  Kent (1835). tlu: late Queen Victoria,  King Edward VII.,"and Queen Alexandria. One of tlie" earliest dates is  on the shoe.presented by .the Earl of  Pnmfrpt in 1562, end tlie Earl of Darn-  lej (1781) "and Earl Granville (18*1)  are amongst other famous personages  represented. /  Why. you can't m:ss it if you take  the right* train."���Cleveland Leader.  QUICKSAND ENGULFED VA'A  Silent anguish is. never happy unless somebody hears about it.-  Gardener Underwent Tortures of Slow  'Death   In   Morecambe  Sands.  Slow death in one of its most agonizing forms was the fate of a man  named John Williamson, the gardener at Pilling Vicarage, near Fleetwood, Lancashir.5," England, who was  found buried up to the waist'in Uie  dreaded Morecambe sands. These consist of an immense extent of saiid and  mud stretching along the .Lancashire  shores of the Irish Sea, and are uncovered at low tide.  , Williamson's body was discovered  after he had been three days missing.  A miller found it about hplf a mile  from the Board Sand. 'His legs were  fast in the quick-sands.; up to the  waist, and his body had fallen a little forward.   ....      ;  The rniller could not get to the deceased on account of the quicksand  _and the rising tide. He summoned assistance, and eventually the body was  recovered on the going down of the  tide. Williamson's cap was in his  pocket, but otherwise he was fully  dressed.-   -   -. Y -'    '���  The recovery of the body occupirrl  HANDS TERRIBLY CRACKED  Mrs. Yellen-of Portland says:"My  hands were so sore arid cracked that  I could riot' put them near water. I  seemed quite unable to get rel-'ef from  anything I put on them until I tried  Zam-Buk.' It closed the big cracks,  gave me ease, and in a very short  time.healedmy hands  completely."  Zam-Buk heals all skin injuries! and  diseases. Of all stores and druggists  at 50 cents', or from Zam-Buk Co., Toronto, for prici.   3 boxes for $1.25.  He���Have you ever really hated a  man ?  She���Once. ��� I tried for a week to  make him propose, and he' wouldn't.  He was just horrid.���London Opinion.  Minard's  Liniment  Co.,   Limited.  Gentlemen,���Last winter I received ��� three"and a half.hours; arid'erreat'dif-  g^at  benefit from  the  ugeof  MIN-    ncuit.y-was experienced in-extricating  ENGLtVgH   8PAVI  all  er,"���Tid-Bits.  N   LINIMENT   removes  ave \jne  Doctor  No sense in running from one  doctor to another. Select the  best one, then stand by him.  Do not delayi but consult him  in time when you aire sick.  Ask his opinio n of Ayer's  Cherry Pectoral for coughs  and colds. Then use it or  iibt," just as he says.  We publish our formuUj  _    w��t)��atak ��looh*l  W_   from out gudlolnti  W�� n��t y-tt to  eoasult yoor  doctor  AED'S LINIMENT in a severe attack  of La Grippe, and I have frequently  proved it to beWery effective in cases  of inflammation.  Yours,   -.���'���������  y 'y ���  W. A. HUTCHINSON.  I?ertti S^rilo %fP^ 5SSST' .��  ranted th. moat -*8B 2* one bottle- ^ar-  eyer kn-?wn ^rHertnl Blemish Oure  j'Pardon me,^ut could j 8ee-the  thief  that was  tested last night?"  a man asked th<\ sergeant  "Really/ sir, yc,u cannot: what com-  toUhim?"��n W�� d you like t0 make  .Oh,:nothing;,H was onl that aR it  was my house h% robbed.'I wanted to  ask, him how he mannged to enter  without, waking my wife. When I  come home late at night 1 neVer suc.  ceed in doing s0..._n Motto per  Ridere. ?  Minard's Llnin-,ent Cureg C6|dSi &c  "���:.";" Po��KMolly!     "  ^Not^ong ago 15. woman aj)pearcd at  the-office of th^ clalms       Qt of an  Arkansas rallroa^  .'Yo' steam ka^Is done ���, m '  Molly!   sheann%nced tragieaU;.  tY^e"',Badam-lf.lt was the. fault of  the company you w���, ^ recotIlpensed  you may restas^^,. -. h     g ^   ���  soothingly.  ;W^!lt   were  th/circura.  stances*    and    wbat    wa8    the   mule  worth.'"  "Molly _war thebe8t mIllWAh ee  seed."   the ,womnn. ������    ^p  T^ "  l,01)i.et string.  4hdo,,f  plowed that mu, for se       r a  harwarn     noW  tl)e .^ep  ^r'   ?m^ ����� binder lame in  l^er nigh hind la(s lln. b,Iud ,u  Ah   give   S40   ��u.   two   b. ���     >nK  three^ pecks of ^ ^  anjhe was as ^ as tI)eday Afa go(  a^J- ^he  mule  killedr the  "lilt war at: ,0,e cross,n,  aQ,  mail train jesty *        ��  the fence au,lntfera|1���1'  P;eI^,e8^��>P- ^ track.!  Two country women, mother and  daughter, were at the circus for the  first time.. They were greatly taken  with the menagerie. "At last they came  to the hippopotamus and stood for  several minutes transfixed iu silent  wonder. Tlxm the mother turned ts  her daughter and said slowly aad solemnly: "My! .Aln't-he���plalli?" ."'���'."  The M-dern Turkish Woman.  i-.The,modern Turkish woman receives  a far better education tlian many of  her western sisters. When the latter 13  busy visiting, going to concerts or  even Indulging in sports the oriental  within the barred windows of her  harem follows these movements in  Bplrit With a knowledge of seven languages, three oriental and four European, foreign governesses and as u-any  books as she requires little escapes be*  attention.���I^qndpn StiPQcl..    .     ..  ficulty- was experienced  it  The deceased was firmly embprlrlpd  in the mud nnd sand, and even when  ropes were fnstpn-'d round his arms,  the middle of the bodv and the leps,  it was found imnossihle to move it,  :nnd.sti-*ks,and^cMW.bars.,.had^J>e_re-,.  nuisitioned by a number of men  sfnvi<1ing on ladders and planks.  Williamson was known to have  gone for- a wal1- on the sands nftor  finishir.c hi*? work at. the vicarage. It  was verv for"5*v. and it is nresumed  that he- lost his v/ay. waived into the  treacherc1? YofJie. ond, desmte his  frpntic Rtr-rit'srles, sank steadily.  Far nway from human habitation  and_the track' of traffic of any mi<  his cries for.'h'��ln were unheard. Held  as in a vice, the doomed man m.-jit  have watched the slowlv risin? t-da  until inch by inch 'nnd* minute bv  minute it crent up and at last mercifully engulfed him.  In Nature's Storehouse There Are  Cures.��� Medical experiments have  shown conclusively that there are  medicinal virtues in even .ordinary  plants growing up around us which  give them a value that cannot be estimated. "It is held by, some that Nature provides a cure for every disease  which neglect and ignorance have  visited upon man. However this may  be, it is well known that Parmelee's  Vegetable Pills, distilled from roots  and herbs,-are a sovereign remedy in  curing all disorders ;.of the digestion.  "It seems- that Spawnger's acquaintances are all very shrewd people."  "Did he tell you that?"    ���  "Practically.     He    announced the  other**"dayi that he: doesn't'owe anybody,  a dollar."���Philadelphia  Press.  There is more Oatarrb ln this �������"-- "f  the country than all ���������ther di5"Pief> put  together,' and until the. last few years  was supposed to be incurable. For a great  many yiars doctors pronounced it a local  disease an 1 prescribed local, remedies, ana  by constantly failing to cure with 'opal  treatment,- pronounced it incurable  Science has proven catarrh to Ju. - con  stitutional disease and therefore requires  constitutional treatment: Hall's Oatarrh  X)ure, manufacured by F.- J. Cheney Jb  Co., Toledo; Ohio,' is the only constitutional cure on the market. * It >* >-Ven  internally in doBes from ten drops to a  teaspoonful. It acts directly on the blood  and mucous surfaces of the, system; They  offer one hundred dollars for any case  it fails to cure. Send1 for clrcu'nHi and  testimonials. _   _     .    i.  Address: F. J. CHENEY 4 CO., Toledo. O  Sold  by  Druggists, :75c.  ' Take  Hall's  Family  Pills  for  constipation.   ;"'������, ',  "Caa you tell me the secret of predicting weather  months ahead?"  "In confidence, yes," answered the  hoary^ propriety "You guess at it._ If  tlie guess is^coTrect*~ybri���call~tire"^at-"  tention of people to this fact, and if  it isn't.you let them forget it."���Phil-  ' adelphia Ledger.  Itch, Mange, Prairie Scratches and  every form of contagious itch on human' or. animals cured in 30 minutes  by Wolford's Sanitary Lotion.  "Have you any children?" demanded the landlord.  "Yes," replied the would-be tenant, solemnly, "six���all in the cemetery.'"  "Better there than here," said the  landlord, consolingly; and proceeded  to execute the desired lease.  In due time the children returned  from the cemetery, whither they had  been sent-to play, but it was too late  Furnishes  Perpetual  Supply  of  Timber   and   Fuel���^Conservation  of Water Supply  The setting aside of a timbered tract  of country as a forest reserve does  not mean that this tract' is to be a  sort of sacred enclosure within whose  bounds no tree is to be cut. On the  contrary the purpose of- setting aside  the reserve is that it shall furnish a  permanent and perpetual supply of  timber and fuel for the people de-  depending on it,  In order that this object may be  effected, the timbered lands must be  put under proper management. The  central idea of this management is  that the quantity of timber which  shall be allowed to be taken off the  area in any period shall not be greater than the amount of timber which  is grown on the area during this period. This is the ideal of forest management. Needless to say, the carrying out of this idea meets with various modifications, especially when  scientific management is first introduced. '   �����  In order that this policy may be  carried out, it is necessary to know,  not only the actual amount of timber  on.;tbe reserve at present, but also  the rate at which the timber is growing and what amount of timber is being produced. When these have been  found out, the amount of timber  which may be removed from the tract  each year may be calculated. It is  to. ascertain the points referred to  tliat parties have been sent out each  summer since 1905 by the Forestry  Branch of the Department of the Interior, in whose charge the management of the reserves lies.  The number and diameter of the  trees on the tract are arrived at by  going over a certain proportion (previously determined) of the tract,  counting the "trees thereon and measuring "the diameters accurately with  "tree calipers", record of all which  is made at the time and kept. The  relation between the diameter and  height of the trees are also studied,  for instance, how high a tree four  inches in diameter will be. Represen-  sentative trees of each diameter  are also felled and "stem analyses"  made. From measurements taken  in these "stem analyses" it may be  determined, not only .what ^are the  actual cubic contents of the tree at  present, but also what were the contents of the tree ten, twenty, or any  number of years ago; and from what  it has done in the past, the future  growth of the tree may be arrived at.  By subsequent calculations in the  office it may be determined what is  the actual amount of timber (in  cords, board feet or other measurement) standing on the tract, what is  the rate of growth and what quantity of timber will grow on the tract  in a given period.  Another object for which forest reserves are often set apart is that of  regulating water supply. It is well  known .that in regions which have  been stripped of their timber the  streams in spring become torrents,  while during the summer the iimount  of water flowing in them is much less  than it was during tlie periods before  the timber was removed. The value  of a supply of water, either for manufacturing purposes or for agriculture, depends on the constant flow of  the water. Obviously the easiest way  of keeping the flow of water constant  is to retain the forests, cutting only  the mature timber, which ought to be  removed anyway. In several of the  Dominion Forest Reserves, this question of water supply must play an  important part in the management.  Besides these principal objects aim-  ecj at���namely, the preserving of a  permanent timber and fuel supply,  and���the -conservation-- of���Ihe- water  supply, there are various other ends  to be aimed at. In some cases, for  instance, while these objects are the  primary ones, inhabitants of the foi>  est region make considerable * money  from the summer visitors who. come  there. But the former considerations  are usually head and shoulders above  any others that may be offered, and  must always be of prime importance  in the management of the forests.  The Wrong Place  "Let's go in there and have a  drink."  "Not in there, my boy; the1 flesh is  willing, but the ' spirit's weak !"���Illustrated Bits.  , Help your children to grow strong  and robust by counteracting anything  that causes ill-health. - One great  cause" of disease in children is worms.  Remove them with Mother~^3rave'��  Worm 'Exterminator.    It never fails.  Incriminating  Aunt���And have you been all that  long way alone ? Niece���Yes, auntie.  Aunt-7-Then how is it that you went  cut with on umbrella and came back  with a walking stick?���Punch.  Minard's Liniment Cures Garget in  Cows.  The Secret     ,  "Tlie idea!" exclaimed Mrs. Cad-  ley. "I wonder- why that woman is  watching me so?"  "Probably," replied her husband,  "she's trying to find out why you are  staring at her."���Philadelphia Press.  40 PAGE TRAP BOOK  Picture of 4C wild animals in'colors,  gun and trap catalogue,-price list of  raw furs, hides and skins,' sent post  paid for 4c in stamps. N. W-., HiHe ��  Fur Co.,  Minneapolis,  Minn.  Steel  Side-Walla  for Modern Homes  Fi�� ��iu>M-�� wood, plulerorptpc? iabemuty���  mitchetpc|-<-ctlyaorsttichcms���any color ���ca*me���  malui the rooms RI*ALLY uniuiy-rflnrc* Pf^5?5?*9  agiintt fire���lh<ie are tone of ihe reaaoiu why YOUR  houie���why any modem bu3i��nganywhefeihoiin un  ���PVTMT    A *_��       AR.T   STEEL  rxi__JJLv/\Jt*v   8IDSVALL8  Cod  Utile���lait indefinitely.   Let nt tend you itt  whole tale in print and pt'ctuiei.    The book it tree. Ml  The PEDLAR Peopled I  0.1i��w�� Muntrcal Ottawa To-on to Liindon  Wlnnlpof I  Always keep a box of Ayer's Pills in the  house. Just one pill at bedtime, nov and  then, -ill ward off many ��n attack ol  biliousness, Indigestion, sick headache.  How many years bas.your doctor known  these pills?   Ask him all about them.  iy.  The woman Ioki..,, ���. . ,     : '  ,  ��ked at him Indignant  "Oh. nor Moll;, Dever wou,d ,a,       Q  fool enongh to waIk ln front of a ����  ���iyoTo���Tnl^y^,?dIn��� **��� ���**���������**  ..������":     "THIS IS IT���  St. George's  Baking Powder  ���the baking powder that makes  the best Bread���the whitest Biscuits  ���the lightest Cake and Pastry���  you ever saw."  "Order a can NOW���so yon will  be sure to Have ST. GEORGE'S  for your next baking." ���  Write for free copy of our new Copk-Book.  National Drug & Chemical Co. of  Canada I^mitod, Montreal.  Mornvmism   Excites   Fear.  Petitions to the Dominion Govern-  ment to taUe immediate measures ,to annul the contract.���Judge,  against the spread of Mormonism in '  Canada are being circulated throughout, the country ,by the Woman s  Christian Union. Evidence 1><w been  collected by the union and affiliated  bodies showing a startling condition  of affairs in connection with the Mormons who have come over to Canada  from the United States and are now  settled in the west. Polygamy,  though veiled, is proved to be widely  practiced,, nef rly every Mormon  household including two, three, and  more "wives," who fire concubines  under the laws of Canada and are  locally known as "aunts," Living in  sep'arate communities, these Mormons  have founded municipalities which,  with the public schools and all local  authority, they now control over ex-  -tensive areas. Large numbers have  the franchise^ and their vote and influence have become an object with  politicians, and insurmountable obstacles are placed in the way of police  prosecutions for violations of tb~  m'arriage laws.  : Starting Him In Business,  '. Bride's Father (to; his prospective  son-in-law, a young lawyer)���1 am not  going- to give my daughter a casl*  dowry, but I have some doubtful claims  for $10,000 that I will make over to  you, and you ciin sue.OD them.  She Was "a Countess. /  Squaggs--Say, SqiUggs. Is there anything in th�� story that your nephew  married* a eouutess?. Squiggs���Well,  yes, I suppose there Is.. The young  lady ran the addlug machine In Bughouse & Bingle's offico.  The perpetual charm  of freshness and crispness^  ���of daintiness and deli-  every  ciousness��� is  box of  in  Mooney's  Perfection  Cream  Sodas  ���held   captive   by   the  air-tight,  moisture-proof  packages.      There is  a  best in everything.    In  Biscuits, it's Mookey's.  toa  : You cannot be happy while you  have corns. Then do not delay in  petting a bottle of Holloway's Corn  Cure. Tt removes all kinds of corns  without pain. Failuie with it is unknown.  The Colonel���Do you believe in  dreams'?  Little Jones���No. I married one !  ���London  Opinion.  CHRISTMAS   RATES   EAST     VIA  NORTH-WESTERN   LINE  Commencing Dec. 1st, and continuing to Dec. 81st, excursion tickets  will be on sale to many points in  Eastern Canada, west of Montreal, at  $48.(K) for the round trip, good for  return three months from date of sale.  Be sure to specify the North-Western  Line between Minneapolis, St. Paul,  and Chicago.  Stanfield's  Unshrinkable  UMerwear-  fits perfectly. Every  garment is tested on  models and the exact  size determined. All  sizes from 22 to  inches.  7��  J winter weights.  Your dealer can easily get all  desired sizes and weights, if he  should not have them in stock, m  "We are not In it with the fdrelgner*  In food adulteration," said a chemist  "I spent my summer vacation in England and on the continent analyzing  cheap foods.   The things I found out!  "They freshen up flat beer with flsh  Bkinis over there. They thicken cream  with the brains of dead horses. Apricot marmalade Is made of carrots  sweetened with glucose. The octopus,  or devilfish, Is canned nnd rut on the  market as prime lobster. S'.soiled potatoes are palmed off as Irufllos. Chocolate is adulterated with clay."���New  York Press.  :.._    Energy. '  Aubrey deVere, an Irish poet and  gentleman, mentions in his "Recollec- j  tions" that when ten years old he had  a tutor who constantly Inculcated in  him rectitude, purpose and energy.  The tutor's praise of energy was expressed by the saying:    - ..."  "There are three letters of . more  value than all the rest in the alphabet  -namely, N B_G,"-V/r  -���..--,-    - -  80025  82.75  INEXPENSIVE GIFTS  TO MEN  A TIE PiN always forms a.pleasing  and suitable gift to a man, and  especially if it be from Ryrie's.  No. 30025���Fine 14k rope turban tie pin  with whole pearl centre, J2.75.  No. 30026���Kktie pin set with selected  pearls, oriental whole pearl in centre,  exceptional good value at $1.SO.  -  No. 3C027���Tie Pin.  twist  rope  knot,  solid 14k gold, with two fine whole  ,    pearls���the  season's newest  style,  $3.50. '������-.������"���  Sand for our Catalog--*  Ryrie Bros.,  Limited  134-138 Yon��e St.  TORONTO  j;  W.   N.   U.   No.   665.  MBBBmWB���^ **m u^m-p-wm  THE READER, MOYIE, BRITISH COLUMBIA.  i. ui* mil'  published ia ths latoreot of tbe people!  " <���# iloyieYana JJJastJjbo^piiay.  F. J. SMYTJJ, PUBMSPER.  One Year.  m   *��� -  BA.TZS OF SOBSCB1PTION.  - -  ,4.   i.' i ���!������. ��� ��� .   -.^ ,'���..,.��2.00  SATURDAY, DEC. 7,   1907.  ���*    ���'   * *-..*' ,  *������'  ' Santa Claus"'is" beginning   to  look over his gto'ckin'-trade. *  Courtesy ia a key.   It will open  more doors than a crowbar,  ,',   .        i-      ����������'���'���  "Money is tight," says an ex-  ch&fage.-" It ought to sober" up.'  Of course you' -will attend the  Miners Uniori'daiicoon'tke' 12th.  - . ���  ���.     .'.."'     4��l ������-'"        **  "      *  ,   (   t  Forty one thousand dollars will  be added*" to' M6yie,s ' circulating  '���medium-next Wednesday. ��� ��� ��� ���"  There is a bright side  to every  mis-ortune. 'There is no' shortage  v'of coke inthe Boundary this win-  ���ter.'   "  '���    "'l     '   *���   ��" "  t,  The dog-fowneS by  the swift  sdt in Ne'w'^oriT now 'wear ear-  ' Hngs.'" Ifc    grqws    harder    and  ' harder'to baa dog.-  Y.    .    .  .-   !V  ��������-t  -**-  Moat of  th6'speakers at   the  banquet'   last " Saturday' night  * seemed td'b'e   nlore '-conversant  rwith''St.' Eugene than with   St.  Andrew. :: -��''  l''"    " ''"   *    K< ���    ���  j    ��;  A   Bruce" exchange   advertises  A  tl��atit will 'give1 every" new sub-  scriber "The Landing of Columbus  'in'* oil.''L "Does 'this mean that  -Chris; was a saridihe?' '���'' '  .The most ~ popular tie in the  . Kootenays and the Boundry just  ">iioW is .'the railroad tie.-. While  :many are making' them, "there  -are also auite & number walking  sr.. .-   . I,.-,.     _'_  ��� them.  '���'���-  ���7-r>.   .-.*' :'V.t\- .:V' -,   .  Clark on Copper.  W. A. Clark of Montana pre-1  diets an early rise in the 'pHce'of  ���copper, and -thinks' it ��� will 'be 16  * cents per pound '��� within' six  'months. By'that time he says-  >the surplus will be wiped out* en-  ttirely. '': ''   *   '   '  '!    '    J,  t'"'/'  Taking Out Ties.  . . i ��� '       ���"��� - >���  While "the lumbering business  is dull along 'the Crow, the* de-  '���mand for'ties is better than has  'been ior-some years.   The Eist  ���Kootenay- Lumbbr "-company _'has_  ��� a very large tie contract on'its  ���'hands.      ;���������������     '  -���   -*  The Coming Payday.  How Diphtheria ls   Contracted.        :  One often hears the expression  "My child caught a severe cold  which developed into' diphtheria,"  when the truth was that the cold  h$cT sirngly' left the little one  particularly susceptible' to the  wandering diphtheria " germ.  When Chamberlain's Cough Rem-  edy is given it quickly cures the  cold and lessens the danger of  diphtheriiTbr any other'germ disease being contracted. For sale  by The Moyie Drug <fc Stationery  Co, -'  NOTICK.  Transfer of Hotel Licence.  Take notice that we intend to  apply-' to the* Boai-d of Licence  commissioners-'at their next regular meeting; on' the 10 th of  December, 1907, fot' a ' transfer  f rota ourselves to Ben J. Riley of  the'hotel'"llceace :of the 'Interna-,  tronial hotel at Mdyie.B. C. ���  "ARMSTRONG & RILEY. ;  Dated'-fcliis 14th day bf November  19:>-..7     '     *' '���  :" ������     -  Farni Land For Sale.  One hundred and sixty acres of;  land 16 mtWs-frdui Pi-nciier''creak.  L-nd-5 a"!^ * fenced, good 'hd-irse  water, close to school;1 land'all  tillable, 15 acres under cultivation.  Will sell for $_5 an acre: -Apply  at this"* office.  ' ' ' *'    ��� ������ < ->  LINOLEUM     " - ���-��� "' CARPETS  v.. .:  Y ���    .1- ���������:?-:���������  When  furnishing   your  . home oVHQterdon't'ior-   '  get! we can'furnish you  " ��� promptly' a!rid'complete. "  MAIL ORDERS GIVEN  PROMPT ATTENTION  Standard Furniture  Company  ^ELSON, -   -   -    B. O,  AGENTS  t * ���*  Mason ii Risch Piano Co.  Ostermoor Mattress.''  Globe-Werriick OfiQce Furniture.  BIG  ON LOTS  When to'Go "Home.  From the Bluffton, Ind Banner:.  "When tired put, go home. When  you want conspiation, go home,  When, you wapt,.fun, go home.  When'you want to show others  that you have reformed, go home  and let your family get acquainted with '.the fact. .When .ypu  wane to show yourself at .your  best go home and do the ..act  there. . When you feel like Joeing  extra liberal go. home and .practice on your wife and .children  first. .When you want, to shjne  with extx'a brilliancy go .home  and-light up the whole house-  hold.'.' To which twe would add,  when you have a bad cold go  home and take Ch^mberlajn'^s  Cough Remedy and a quick cure  is certain. For Bale by T,he  Moyie Drug & Stationery Co.  NOTICE.  Notice is hereby given that sixty days after  date,.the Consolidated MluinB &. Smelting Co  of. Canada, Limited, intends to apply to tho  phlef.Commissionei of Lands and works for a  special timber licence "to cut aud carry away  imbcr from the following discribed laud in  Sauth E(ist Kootenay district, commencing at a  postplantcd.at tho S. E. Corner of Lot 3H5  (Half Jklpon Mineral Claim) about half a mile  East from tho town, of Moyie, thence North  eighty- chains, thence East eighty chains,  thence South eighty chains, thence West eighty  cbaimi to point of commencement.  THE GON, MINING & SMELTING'CO. OF  .-.  CANADA,Ltd.,     ^      ,  W.P..WHITE,  Agent.  Moyie, B. C. September 26,1907. ���':    ���,��� ��� '  .  WATER .STOCK SALE  Eight hundred and ninety  shares' of sto'ck in the Moyie  Wate:r cofnpany. " Will sell  for"' 50 ��� cents' a share, the"  price paid .'for it seven years  ago.' i'A:pply to Mrs: Farrell,,  FME  ���*_- ���  GOLD WATCH  Boys and girls send us your name  and address and we will send'yoit  charges paid' 20 sets beautifully  colored^'   ''    'J.     ",  ���'"       '"'  PICTIJRE POST  to sell at 10 cents a set. Send us  the money'collected and~we will  send for-your1 trouble a'handsome  ; ���     ��� .j- ���>��� ���< ,'.-., i. -, .   ,;.. *  GOLD WATOH  \.i'. j .,       '*'   \- s:.  Write today. * Address,       !  Royil Supply Co. !  ST. ANfCET,  QUEBEC.  T-i-i.   - ^ -  The December payday at the  ���St. Eugene falls on next Tuesday,  and-the amount to be disbursed  lis   $41,000;   ' "'��� u,f  :r-   ' ���     '  T   i   t        i.    f  > /   . ,    J       '       ���������������������  Waroiag.  ��' One of them 'said: 'I will pay  Saturday night, if Hive." He's  deadl .��� '-'i ."    ������'���'    '������  ���i ' "Anotlier said: 'See you to-morrow.   He'_ bli-ridl"' "   ������������'������������  ���   "Still anotkW 'said: '"I hope to  pay this week,'or-go-to p.'* He's  Kone!"���Exchange:"'1 ''    '"'���  **���   '  He Set A Date.  The   owners of the   Moyie  towhsite are making a 25  per cent reduction on all  their property.  i r ,  Call and  EDUCATION Afc;  . w-   �� S- ;-  Mr. S. Moore, E. A., will give in-'  struction1 in Bookkeeping, v'LEJh-*  gliages and" Science, in the eveh-  i\Yim~-    :    ~���^ -^-���-���-  Mrs. Moore gives lessons on the  organ and ]piano, and-theory'of  music.  "Apply at residence. '  I. 0. O. F.  Wilfte^r Lodge No, 44.  Meets Tuesday evenings in McGregor  hall on  Victoria street.   Sojourpysg  Odd Fellows cordially in.vite.d*'  W. H. Laibd F. ^. Smyth,  ' Noble Grand.    ' Secr'y. ���  ^^*M^frp!T^55^?riv^~^^^  St. Eugeno J.o,clEo No. ?7.  K- 6f P.  Meets evBry Th^r^day  evening ��� in   McGregor  ball at 8 o'clocjc.   ViB-  itiDg brothers inyited.  A. G. Monkhousb, Findlay,  Cbancellor Com. ' K. B, and S,  Moyie   Miners'   Union  No. 71 W. F. of M.  Meets in McGregor hall every Saturday evening.  - Sojourning   members  are cordially invited to attend. -  John Taylor   '"   Thos. E, Kelly,  President.  -.'>'   " Secretary  Harvey,    MoOarter &  Macdonald.  Barristers, Solicitors/Notaries, Etc.  Cranbrook.   -   -   B. C.  W. E, GTJKD,--  -      BARKISTEK, SOLICITOR, EXO.   .  '  "   7       '���   ' '  CRAJTBROOK.      " B. 6  (7. H. DUNBAR  Barrister, Solicitor, Notary Public, Etc  -   Cranbrook, B. C.  DR. F. B. MILES,  "  _0__3_XT,*,IJ3*.   -  Cranbrook, B, C.  4"4~       f '.-       -  George H.,Thompson,  ."w * '  .      ~ t '���      ���   i       7 4 - I  "   ~* ' Baeri'stBR, SOLrCJTOR "  tary _-dblic, &o. "''" '  !- ������'     1        ���  CRANBROOK,     British Columbia-  . . ���-���    ,;'-���   -. ?"���< ,-'.*��� ' "  W, R. BEATTY  Embalmer and llnderta^er,   mm? *  ��� "LET TS STAND TCGEQBLR."  You to buy our trousers and other  garments, and we "make good" our  assertion tbat ior stlye, fit, quality  and pri.ee-  YOU CAN'T DUPLICATE  OUR .GARMENTS.  ~ It's a broad assertion b.ut provable.  Our best citizens wear our clothes,  They are walking proofs .of all we assert, Our "trousers sale'.' ia a "ppec-  ial."   Don't miss it.  Cleaning, repairing and  pressing donet  C. A. FOOTE  MOYIE, B. C  STOP AT THE  COSMOPOLITAN  WHEN IN  CRANBROOK  E. B. 8JIAIX, Manager.  Good rooms, good tables and bar  and first class sample rooiis.  Wm. Jewell-  ^Express and General -Delivery Business. Livery and  Feed stable.  Leave Orders at  Gwynne's Store.  MOYIE British" Colu ml>  A.i.   McKILLOP  THE CANADIAN BANK  OF GO-vlMERCE  HEAD OFFICE, TORONTO  ESTABLISHED 1867  B. E. WALKER, President  ALEX. LAIRD, General ManAgM  A. H. IRELAND, Superintendent of  Brandies  Paid-up Capital, $10,000,000  Rest, - - - 5,000,000  Total Assets, - .113,000,000  Brandies throughout Canada, and in the United States and England  RANKING  BY  MAIL 85  Business may be transacted by mail with any branch  of the Bank.   Accounts may. be opened and deposits .  made or withdrawn by mai1-   Every attention is paid  to out-of-town account?.  CRANBROOK BRANCH. F. C. MALPAS. MGR   i..i. .. "  ���?'  ��� .������ _    j ,,_.,,  - ���. ',��� ���. j  Cosmopolitan Hotel  DIMOCK & HAGARTY,  Proprietors.  Nearest Hotel to the St. Eugene mine.  Headquarters  for Miners.  BAR SUPPLIED WITH BEST BRANDS OF LIQUORS AND CIGARS  Bates $1.00 a day and up.  HARRY DIMOCK.  JOHN HAGARTY  BIG STRIKE  Phone 9.  CRANBROOK  BESAXJI/NIER BROS,   Props.  _ ' w      ���-< .    .-   y.   .   ��-m.i>��.    .   '.  Large  sample  room  m   connection  with house for commercial men.  Best  of accommodationb'.'"   "'\ "}  ' u'    riea'-quarters for  Com-  mercial bntTMitnngMen.  ��� - - * .-     .M ;  QlJBKNp AVBNTJB, MOYIE, B. O  - . ���-.- _ ... -Bu-f- yoTTB.' "- --"���" ;  <��� -���*  ,~-i- .* .������-V"f  Get  A merchant in a Wisconsin  to-Wn'-who had a Swedish' clerk  t-ent'him'out to do some collecting. When he returned from an  <Un8uccessful trip he' reported: ���  '���' ;*Yim YdnSon' say 'he vill- pay  ven,he,sell8 hes -hogs, Yim Ole-  spn, he vill pay IfQrt he-sell him  -wheat, and Bill Pack says "he vill  fcay in Yanuary." * - - '"*'  j '.'Well}" said^the boss, "that;s  the first time Bill ever set a date  ���to pay. 'Did he 'really say1 he  would* pay in January?" *' '���  ��� 5"Vel], '��y& tank ro," said the  clerk. '���"IfeBayit'tfan a dam' cold  day ven you get dat money. I  tank dat bain Yanuary."���Harper's Weekly.   ~*   '  St.. Joseph's  Convent.  *  * *   ���-     -        - i   .  KELSON, B. C.  *j ��� .*. .. r  ���rfoardiDg and Day School conducted by'tlle Sibtert bf St. j6aeph,'-TelBon*j  B. C. Commercial and ' business  courses a specialty. Excellence "and  swift progrifisa *' chtiracteaize' bach' de-  parlmout. Parents should \7rite for  particulars.' One'moptn assies the  public of the thoroughness of the  Sisters'methods of teaching. -Terms  commence Jalnuary, April and Sept  Pupils are admitted during tornUr'  Ggljol^Ly  FR9M.  .  * *   " *        _  A B. Stewart ,& Co.  * i   '    ' . *   * 'el        V*      *V , r   ���> **-���. *    V  ,*   Hrj*-    T    ^       *m.m'..-  R J. SM��TH  1       V    *  AGENT  f-r^ru  ,���   I       ..V  FRESH  BOX 4.  MOYIE B. O.  Ch&IJl-erlain S'Diarrhoea Remedy.  $<evpr fful*. Buy it now.   It may aave 1^  ftEW YORK  CLIPPER  *&-'   l5^ THE BREATEBT  JHERTBIGAL'M SHOW PAPER  "���';   IN THE WORLDS  $4.00 fe Ywr;" Singfe Cbp^ 10 Cts.  ISSUED WEEKLY.  Sample Copy Free.  FRANK QUEEN PUb. GO. (Ud),  ALBERT J BORIE. PUBLISHERS,  Butter,  ;.-y- ��.t yf '$,-  P. BURNS 4% 00  MQTIE, B. C,  NELSON,  B. C  O F. DESAULNIER  DKALER IN  5D > 1   ���  f   -  - ��  PROMPT DELIVERY.  Q,ueen s?_Ave7^    MO TIE  m.NAD1AN  ���7m:P>Pi&\&*&  Christmas   Excursions   -'east" "'"  $68.95  TO MONTREAL  -���  Toronto anj3L all points,  west thereof 113. Oiitario  and Quebec'.  Quebec,  St. Jotn,    Halifax   and  other Maritime   province   cities.  Bates on application.  i" ��� * - ��      '  Tickets on sale daily  DECEMBER 1st. to 31st.  The people of Moyie struck  luck when they began lookr  i ng intp the prices of  FURNITURE  at the C. C. S. Stores,  CRANBROOK.  If you have a bedroom to  fix up, a dining room or  parlor to furnish, it will pay  you to get prices from this  company. Freight prepaid  on all orders.  Cranbrook  Go-Operative   Stores  J/IHITED.  R79-7<9'7979?999v5C'��v5<Rv��V979997'5'-'99n'9  MOYIE    HOTEL. I  P7 F. JOEMSIOM  Thus Hotel is New and well Furnished  The  J "'Tables are Supplied with the Best the  Marnet affords. The Bar is Filled with  the Best Brands of. Liquors and Cigars,  HEADQUARTERS FOR COMMERCIAL  ' -:',"~ AND MINING MEK   '  (ti  TttOYIB  <t  BRITISH COLUMBIA    {-  5  WWv>_ti-W   -Ct^BW ^l>C���*r,B���,v'5>B5C^-r5wl9W5W5_''C,rX5>L3>9%7* WW'-'_'*-_��� V5-3'*C'V>-|��'5>8*I \'w   *  Moyie  yTHiS.������  *    i    .- >  YOU    READ   MAGAZINES.-'  i.   ..      '��� - ...    -j*  of course. ' Everybody does. You  couldn't begin tb read them all,  but what'-jj-dii d6 rejad we will deliver at your Yeside*_co as soon1 as  they are   published.      "~  WE HAVE THEM ALI*.  ...4 4,  Whether you like the solj.d, heavy  kind, the{fashion magazine"' or  those merely -for a pleasant' hours  reading.. jqive us your order' and  we will do the rest-.   '     *  *"''   '*'  The-Moyie Drug  and Stationery Co.  Rouud trip, first class  - W - ~*  Three months' limit.  '    -     ���"' " ''*  - OLD COUNTKY- RATES  Halifax,   St.   John   or   Portland  ,      ' i ' jj-nd return  $73,35  Return Ocean Fares,  Saloon     '    Second Steerage  $104.50. $75.00        "'  $55.00  and up according to steamer.  For detailed information   sailing  ocean steamers, first class or tourist ' sleeper-    re_servations    apply  local agent or  JOHN HIDE,       E.J.C0YLE,  As mndc by ,tbo preeent brewer ia  admittedly   the  Best' JBeer in Bast Kootenay. With the Best Malt and  be Purest Sprj'ng Water it is unexcelled for quality."  Insist on having Moyie Beer, "  Bottled and Draft Beer.  i  .CHAS. INDERWIES, Mgr,  MOYJE, B. 0,  Diet, Pass. Agt  No lbon,  Ass't Qenl. Pass, Ag}  Vancouver.  w>^''>k''*k5**'Si��?-*55 -^ *��!=!5w *5?-^.-^-'>_''^-*'^*5 ><��fc,'>->'^�� �����_'>C-*555' t��5-53J*5S!'  I    Moyie  iSt Fresh   Bread,   Pies   and Cakes   always  ._r     ^���"5- -1- * .  m on Hand  y&     '    "All kinds of CAKES made to   order.  YOUR PATRONAGE SOLICITED.    '���  R. I. CALDER, Proprietor.  %i  W������������*-M���������������������������������-��������������������'

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