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Array Have Your  XMAS PRESENTS  Laid Aside now,   lb won't cost  any more.  W. H. WILSON, Jeweler  CRANBROOK.  r���~&  u^Us/l  r"X��-*2>-*4i-^^  v-  DEC 28 taOT  ;��  VOL.10, NO 37  MOYIE, B. C, DECEMBER 2i. 1907.  How About  Christinas Presents?  We Have a B.-aiitiful  Assortment,'  W.^H. WILSON, Optician  *;CKANBKOOK."  $2A YJiAR  .r*****'^,-1  i5>,,    ^ '*, L  Vj'T*-  - ������'' >\  a��3i>o��aa9��a''��'��9��.*>a'��gg->��^J����3g  ~       GENERAL FLOAT       |  An Oddfellows' lodge is being  organized at Kaslo.  ; &y  {  t  Y.  CHRISTMAS  r"  ������ r ���-  Hon. J. Israel Tarte,'ex-minister  of public works, died in Montreal | solid  on the 18th.  SINK1NQ CAMBRIAN SHAFT.  The sinking of > the cassion  shaft on the Cambrian mine is  proving it most successful undertaking. It is now down .9.0.,. feet,  and the lower end is imbedded in  The,.-weights Have  The next borispeil of tbe Kootenay Curling association will be  held at Nelson.  Considerable repair work iB being done on the 0. P. R. railway-  trestle at Kootenay Landing. v_   .  Eleven per cent ' (nearly one  hundred and forty) of the inmates  of Canadian penitentiaries are  under 20. years of age.   *  R. CAMPBELL  MOYIE  The Washington Water Power  company- of- Spokane, employing  800 men, will give each man a  turkey for Christmas.  E. G. GWYNNE,  WISHES EVERYBODY A  MERRY  CHRISTMAS  Beale & Elwell.  O. A. Sutherland, formerly a  resident of Kaslo but later in "the  customs department at Ottawa,  died at Winnipeg about two  weeks ago of plurisy.    ..  . At a masquerade, ball over at  Rossland last week Arthur Dandurand won first prize for the  gentlemens' best comic character.  He represented "Happy Holligan,"  The trial of-George Ragsdale  for the murder of Dusty Dean  last October in Spokane will commence on January 20th. Rags-  dale is well known both in Moyie  and Cranbrook.  clay,  been taken oft , and", the  water  pumped out, and everything is, in  readiness for continuing sinking  in the usual way.-    The shaft Is  making very little water, probably nob over 50 gallons an hour,  andthi8 is very -MM-lly kept out  by means of  a"No. 7   Cameron  pump.    Two;- shifts   are being  worked continuously, M. J.   Mc-  Grath having charge of the day  shift and Chas".", A.   MaeKay  the  night shift.   These two men are  entitled-to- the^highest possible  credit for their. preseverance and  good', work.' They have  accomplished a feat that- many , pessi-  m ists considered an almost   impossibility.'     ��� -  Closing of School,   .y  .Head Office  CBANBBOOK  Eire, Life "and Accident Insurance.  MOYIE, B,C.  MERRY XMAS TO ALL  -.and to make tt as enjoyable as possible purchase  some of my  ySESH KTLLED Ontario Turkeys. Geese,  Ducks or Chickens.  J. W. FITCH.  The semi-annual examination of  the Moyie school .wAs'held on the  20th in the presence of parents  and friends of the pupils. In, the  junior division Miss J. R. Nicholson reviewed tbe work of the  term. The pupils \oi the senior  department in addition to the  written examinination on the  programme of studies were tested  orally in arithmetic,5* history,  geography, literature, reading  and spelling. Several reictations  were given by the scholars ahd  some"patriotic sqbss and'choruses  were sung un&er the. leadership  x.      ,   ... .-   ,,    ,      of Mrs' Moore.    Mr. McCree sang  At a meeting held on Monday ..^ ^^ ^    n aeceptable  evening the Mmers Union organ- ^^^^ of both div.  ized a  debating soc^tymth; the   g.-na ^ ^^  decorated.  following staff of  officers:  B   E., ng ^^    j^^  Taylor,  president;   John   Black- j c  burn, vice-president; John Taylor,        '  secretary-treasurer.  LOCAL ASSAYS      ,|  - The holiday rush at  the -post-'  office has" begun.  Mrs. Steuart returned Tuesday  from Spokane.  There will be a raffle for turkeys at the Moyie hotel tonight.  ' The Catholic ladies   of   Moyie  are planning for a social on New  Year's Eve., December 31st.  Miss Violet McPeak. of Sirdar  was th'e guest of Mrs. Lawlor this  week.  Patrick, Morris has returned  from Alberta, where he spent the  summer.  The new brew "Lake' Shore  Export."  Miss Elsie Schulze is home from  Butte, where she has been for  several months.  On several mornings lately the  thermometers have registered at  zero or a little below.  A son was born to Mr. and Mrs.  H.W.Atkinson Sunday evening  at their new. home <at the' St.  Eugene. ,-''"*'"'  Have you tried "Lake  Shore Export?"  .   There was a social �� dance at the  Cosmopolitan hotel last even ing.  --'if  ���*i  Wishing all a  MERRY XMAS  A Debating Society.  .-<>-''  !''>-  .V-  t(1'Y���  "*-_  --.  f   *-���>  ���*���  " *v  '     j- i *  ~      J  ,*"  ,  i-/> y;  *1   *����� *Z -f  5. :,s3.  ,'-''?j-S  - *  >    ;������>��!  *-*K\  -    *  *~   *, *J  ���  - "-i-*^-.  MacEachern & Macdonald  FOR SALE���Three room house,  completely furnished. Apply to  Mrs. Ed Barr.  Miss MaeKay, who has been in  Moyie    for  soma   tima  visiting  with her   brother . and wife, left  Monday for  Nelson.  A. W. Lutner, .who has been attending the Blair business college  at" Spokane, is home to spend the  holidays-with his parents.  There will be a meeting of tbe  I. O. O. F. dance committee at -the  'Regular meetings shall be.on  Wednesday evening of each week,  from 7 till 9:30, But as Christmas falls on next Wednesday, the  society will meet on Monday.  Tbe subject chosen for  discussion  L 0. OF. Dance.  P0RT0 RICO LUMBER CO.  Moyie,  ROUGH AND DRESSED  JiUMBER FOR -SALE.  British Columbia.  ^1 .__...��.-        rnmnrn     -TT/Vn-CT It  moyie's Leading -hotel.  Hotel Kootenay  The best of accommodations *  for the Traveling Public.  j     ^_^-.-*    ���.  t MoTAVISH & CAMERON Proprietors.  \ ���^TT'iiTor��or<5r7flr3^r^^--/f<-*-i^7��- wW^FW W^ ���<��:s^x' ^**��^^5*>' W$  ' The Moyie' Odd   Fellows   will  give their eighth  annual ball on  Monday evening, January   13th.  This was the date selected at the  Tne suDjecc cnosen ior  uiscussKmi - ���e+\.mtnAaa  .���_....,      .      ., .  -���   last regular meeting of the lodge,  is: "Which gams the more infor- *        Mw:������   ���nn,rmfctPe  evening at  should not  mation, the reader or the tra  veler?" Persons. wishing to be-  come members of the society shall  pay the monthly fee of 25 cents.  The meetings will be open to all  persons wanting to become members. Ladies are cordially invited  to attend.  Strike oa. Aurora.  An important strike has been  made on the Aurora, a big body  of steel galena being  opened up.  A^smallforce"of men-is^pushing.  development under the supervision o? Mr. Felth im.   The members  of the local syndicate, who have a  bond on the propsrty,  naturally  feel well pleased with the outlook.  Church Services.  when the following committee  was appointed to have charge of  it: F.J. Smyth, Cf A. Foote, R.  T. Howard, Harry Swan, W. P.  White and Robt.'Sanday. This  committee will be divided into  sub-committees, and each will  have a certain part of the work  to look after. In all probabitity  a hotel supper will ba served, and  in that case tickets will be $2.  Every effort will be made to'make  the ball the best ever given by  the lodge.  The Arbitration Board.  Leader office Monday  7:30, and all members  fail to attend.  Last week" in' writing.-up the  Miners' Union ball we inadvertently overlooked mentioning the  excellent supper that was -served  at the Hotel Kootenay.  The bays around Moyie lake are  frozed' over and a good many  have .taken -dvantage of the  skating.  J. McPherson, of Uherboygon,  Mich., is here makin? his nephew,  M. J. McGrath, a visit.  Mike Bonner left Wednesday  for Field, where he his accepted  a position as shift boss on the G.  P. R. tunnel construction work.  St. Eugene Lodge No. 37  Knights of Pythias will give a  dance in Moyie on the evening of  February 29 th.  During tho holidays the gen-  .One huedred and ninety-seven  children   have   been   located in  Moyie  by - the   Christmas .tree  committee, and the hearts of all  these will be made glad on Christmas night, when   Santa; Claus is  scheduled to' appear at   Morley  halL   The committee raised   almost $100 for tlie-purchase   of  presents, ahd every dollar will be  expended in this .way.   The, money has * been expended   with the  home merchants; who generously;  I sold eyerything-at ^cost-.--*lf"any  child is overlooked.it will confer  a favor by reporting- itself to the  committee,   -which   is Mrs. Mac t  Eachbrn,   Mrs.  Fitch . and   Mrs.  Steuart.   The entertainment will  begin-promptly at 8 o'clock >nd  after this part of the program, the  tree will be stripped of its load.  A collection will be taken that  evening to defray, the expense'of  the hall and piano.  New York���Bar J silver, 53.  ,Lead, $4.75. Copper, 13J ctP.  London���Lead, ��18,17s. OX  cts.  Many Out of Work.  Co-Tp Store at Trial.  A Few of Our Leaders:  SLATER SHOES, STANFIELD'S  UNDERWEAR, 20th CE_NTUBY  CLOTHING.  ���Call and see these ��e\v lines bfifoi-fe purchasing elsewhere.  E. A. hill,  -     THE   LEADING   LADIES' AND MEN'S   FUKNISHEB.  Methodist church, Sunday, December 22, Christmas service will  be held. The Rev. Wm. Bold-  ton's subjects will-be: Morning  at IL, *'The Great Advent."  Evening at 7:30, "Another Christmas." All come and help sing the  good, old Christmas carols.  Drink "Lake Shore Export."  Still Ahead.  Thos. E. Kelly and Jas. Roberts,  representing the miners, and E.  O. Kamm, official stenographer,  were in Nelson Thursday and  Friday attending the session of  the St. Eugene arbitration board.  The evidence is now all in and the  labors of the boad are at an end.  Their findings should soon, be  made known.*. The evidence submitted makes almost 30,000 words.  The co-operative store inagura-  tedby the Trail Miners' union  was opened for business  days ago. Only groceries  carried at present, but later on a  stock of men's furnishings will be  added. The profit is to be divided  among the stockholders every six  months, pro rata with the amount  of each customer's purchases.  All sales are made for cash or its  "eqcivalenti  The is no disputing the fact that  there are a large number  of- meu' -,  in-Vancouver who are out of work--*- -  and who have no visible .m-aans oft  support.    Up, .to  date-^'5o0"-mei�� y  _ha_vejegistered'at"the bureau  of  labor as -asking-for employment.  Of tbese some 200 men have beea.  given jobs.   One hundred are  engaged by the Provincial  Oovern-  ment in clearing in district lot. No.  301. 'Sixty men are" working for  the city under the engineering de-  partment, repairing.and', grading ,  the streets at the east end.    The  C. P. R. has set 15 meu at the task;  of clearing its lots on Siiauglineusj-*-  Heights.   The health departmouti-*.  and private individuals,  are- employing about. 25  men.   Id  one-i  day 470 meal tickets were giveu.  out, and on the  same . night  l-5��  few found lodging8  in  tlie  ol<-*  Jtti-~  I Many of the men have been sending remittances   home  and  consequently are now obliged to   depend on charity.  Adjusting the Loss.  ttizfc WWWW rV'vWr** WWWW /JxTtsrejr-fl-v. / -���^^TCST^Tjr-^-.-jra  #  i  'A  '*  .**  '���!.  Imperial Bank of Canada.  Capital Authorized $10,000,060.  .  Capital paid up 4,830,000.  taut 4,830.000.. .  Savings bank department.  of  deposits  Interest allowed on deposits froip date  credited quarterly. ,4  CRANBROOK BRANGH.  ). F, M. PINKHAM, Manager.  and  'A^,'_J__*._*i5_j��   j&-_S____si*- xajiAsfyufr xjittoitoti*.���i-t-sfti ���rf/^/tt5/��fe.   4_��* *maorjityI"  "Willie" Collier, the comodian,  was an irrepressible member of a  barn-storming combination which  some ten years ago, did the  "tank" towns of the Middle West.  The company had been doing, a  poor business for several weeks  when a certain town in Illinois  was reached. Just before the  the curtain went up that night,  Collier was standing at the curtain "peephole," Bizing up the  audience.  "How's the house, Willie?"  asked another player.  "Well," answered Collier, "there  are some  out    there.   But," he  added, impressively, "we're still in  $J the-majority old boy, still  in the  A. A. Richardson was here from  Vancouver this week adjusting  the damage done to lt. Campbell's  stock of goods by.fire two weeks  ago. ��� A settlement which was  very satisfactory to both Mr.  Campbell and the company was  reached.   A Borne Mado Happy, bv    C-hambcrUn'-i  Cough Bemady,  About two months ago our  baby girl had measles which settled on 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 eO and cur baV>y is aliveand  well today.Gao. ,-V ���J."' *r; B,  Holly .Springs, N. C.- For sale by  The Moyie Drug & Stationery Co.  eral stores will remain open until  8 o'clock each evening, and the  drug store will be open until 10  each evening next week.  Mrs. Garden, who is in- the  Cranbrook hospital, is reported to  be getting along splendidly. Mrs.  Boyd, who is also in the hospital,  is no better and her condition if  said to be serious.  Joe Goupill, the popular representative of the Fernie Cigar factory, was doing a splendid line  of business in town this week.  Chas. Messenger is expected  home from Cranbrook next week  to spend Christmas with his  mother. He has been in the hospital for the past two months  suffering from an attack of appendicitis.  One of the most liberal donations toward the Christmas tree  was made by Messrs. MacEachern  & Macdonald, who contributed  $20 to the fund.  Joe McDonald left last Sunday  for his home on P.v E. I., where ho  will spend the winter! He took  his little niece, Genevieve McDonald, with him.  y. H. Hoakins, who has charge  of tha mining department in the  government office at Cranbrook,  spent last Sunday in Mayie with  P. G. Routh and wife.  FOR SALE���Oae hundred pullets.   Appl �� to W. G,   B.-kteman,  "Lake Shore Export" is on  tap in every hotel.  Change Day on the 24th.  The next change day at the St.  Eugene~mine"wiil"be~on~Tue<*day,-  the 24th,   instead of  tomorrow,  and the mine will be shut down  Christmas day. (j  the Toy Shop  We have tho 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 ets to % 1.0Q  Dressing cases, $1 to 22.00  Work boxes, 60 cts to 5.00  Dolls, 20 cts to 5.00  Manicures, 35 cts to 16.00  Perfumes, 25 cts to 5 ooi  A-utomizers, $2.5o to ,8.06,  Cut glass, 75uts to I8.00  Hand painted china $5, 10,oq  And last but not least to prove to our Moyie Mends- 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 $5 u cake.  What to give and what get can be had at the. /-'  Moyie Drug & Stationery Co*  ������"'  <*:.-  f  V. 4 VI  ��� '���''->  -J HBHHS  THE LEADER, MOYIE, BRITISH COLUMBIA.  ���e-^*<^a^^^*e#��*����^*��*�� ���**����������������������$��  [KENS  ��� ������.'���'���  BY MARY J. HOLflES  Author of Ttera Deane," "The English Orphans,"  "Lena Rivers," "The Rector of St. Mark's,"  "Tempest and Sunshine^" Etc.  IT��� cca9c��o��8->ea<igeiqif s-��<������������-��e��g��o������5>��8J  (Continued)  CHAPTER XII.  At last th'e answer came and it  was Maddy who brought it to "Guy.  She had been home that day. and on  her return had ridden by the office  aa Guy had requested her to do. She  saw' the letter bore a foreign postmark, also that it was in the delicate  handwriting of some female, but the  sight did not affect her in the least.  Maddy's heart was far too heavy that  day to care for a trifle, and so, plae-  ing the letter carefully in her basket,  she kept on to Aikenside.  The letter was decidedly Lucy-ish  in all that pertained to her "dearest  darling," her "precious Guy" but.  when she came to Maddy Clyde her  true womanly nature spoke; and  Guy, while reading it, felt how good  she was.    Of course he might teach  . Maddy Clyde all he wished to teach  her, and it made Lucy love him better to know that he was willing to  do such things: She wished she was  tliere to help him; they would open  a schoo1 for all the poor, but she  did not know when mamma' would  let her come. That pain in her side  was not any better, and her cough  had come earlier this season than  last. The physician had advised a  winter in .Naples, and they were going before very. long. Then followed  a few more lines sacred to the,lover's  eye, lines which told how pure was  the love which sweet Lucy Atherstone  bore for Guy Remington, who,: as he  - read, felt his heart beat with a throb  of pain, for,Lucy spoke to him now  for the first time of what might possibly be.  "I've dreamed about it nights,"  Bhe said. "Pve thought about it days,  and tried so hard to be reconciled;*  to feel that if God will have it so, I  am willing to die before you have  ever called me your little wife, or I  have ever called you husband. Heaven ia. better'than earth, I know, and  I am sure of going there, I think,'  but oh, dear Guy, a life with you  looks so very sweet that sometimes  your little Lucy shrinks from the dark  grave which would hide her forever  from you. Guy, you once said you  never prayed, and it made me feel so  badly, but you will when you get  this, 'won't you?  You  will  ask  God  . to make me well, and maybe He will  hear you. Do, Guy, please do pray  for your Lucy, far away over the sea."  Guy could not resist that touching  appeal, "to pray for his little Lucy,"  and though his lips were all unused  to prayer, bowing his head upon his  hands he did ask-that she might live,  beseeching * the Father to send upon  him any oalamity save this one-  Lucy must-.be spared. , Guy felt bet-  . ter for having prayed, it was something- to tell Lucy, something that  would please her well, and though  his heart yet was very sad, a part  of the load, was lifted, and.he could  think of Lucy now without the bitter  pain. her letter' first had cost him.  Was there nothing that would save  her, nobody who could cure her? Her  disease was not hereditary; surely  it might be made.to yield; had English physicians no skill, would not an  American do better? It was possible,  'and if that mother of Lucy's would  let ' her - come where doctors knew  something.. she might get well; but  she wouldn't; she was determined  that no husband should be burdened  with an ailing wife, and so if the  mountain would not come to Mahomet,' why, Mahomet must go to the  mountain, and Guy fairly leaned from  hid r-jiair as b" exclaimed: "T have it  ���doe!���he's the most skillful man I  ever knew, T'll send him to England; send him to the Atherstones:  he shall go to Naples with them ap  their family physician; he can cure  Lucy; I'll speak to him the very next  time he comes here"; and with another   burden   lifted   from   his   mind.  _Guy~began_to~wonder_where_Maddy_  was.  He knew she had returned, for  Flora had said she brought the letter, and he was about going out; in  hopes of finding her and Jessie, when  he heard her in the hall, as she answered some question of Mrs. Noah's;  stepping to the door, he asked her to  come in, saying he would, if she  chose, appoint the lessons talked  about so. long. Ordinarily. Maddy's  eyes would have* flashed with delight,  for she had anticipated so much from  these lessons; , now, however, tliere  was a sad look upon her face, and  she could scarcely keep from crying  as she came at Guy's bidding, and sat,  upon the sofa, near to his armchair.  Somehow it rested Guy to look at  Maddy Clyde, who, having recovered  from her illness, seemed the very embodiment of perfect health, a health  which glowed and sparkled all ovei  her bright face; showing itself as well  in the luxurinnce of her glossy hnit  aa in  the  brilliancy of her complex  Ion and the,flash of her lustrous eyes.  How Guy wished that Lucy could  share in what seemed almost a superfluity of, health-, and "why shouldn't  ehe? Dr. Holbrook had cured Maddy;  Dr. Holbrook could cure Lucy; and  so for the present dismissing that  .from his mind, he turned to Maddy.  and said the time had come when he  could give those promised 'lessons,  asking if she- would commence tomorrow, after she was through with  Jessie, and what she would prefer to  take up first.  ' "Oh. Mr. .Remington," and Maddy  ��� began to cry, "I am afraid I cannot  ���stay! They need me at home, or may.  Grandpa said so and T don't want to  fto, though T. know it's wicked not to.  :Oh. dear! dear!"  ��� Here Maddy broke down entirely,  sobbing so convulsively that Guy be-  *came alarmed, and wondered what he  ourht to do to quiet her.  Controlling her voice as well as she'  was able. Maddy told him how the  physicians at-'the asylum had written  thnt as Uncle Joseph would in all  human probability never be perfectly  sane, and .as a 'Shange of scene would  .do him. good. Mr. Markham had better try taking him a while; that having been spoken with upon the subject, he seemed as anxious as a little  child, even crying when the night  came around and he wns not at home,  as he expressed*it. "They have kept  him so long," Maddy said, "that  Frand pa thought it his duty to re  .lieve them-.'.though he can't well afford it, and ?so he's coming next week,  and jsracdma will  need, someone - to  neip, 'anil ' r "must go. 1 "Know it's  wrong, but I do not want to go, try  as I will."  It was a gloomy prospect to exchange Aikenside for the humble home  where poverty had its abode, and it  was not very strange that Maddy  should shrink from it at first. She  did not stop to ask what was her duty,  or think how much happiness her  presence might give her grandparents,  or how much she might cheer' and  .imuse the weak imbecile, her uncle.  She was but human, and so, when  Guy began to devise ways of preventing her going, she listened, while the  pain at her heart grew less as her  faith in Guy grew stronger. He would  drive down with her to-morrow, he  ���said, and see what could be done.  Meanwhile she must dry her eyes and  go to Jessie, who was calling her.  ':'. As Guy had half expected, the doctor came around that evening, arid  inviting him into" his private room  Guy proceeded at once to unfold his  scheme, asking  him  first:  "How much he probably received  a year for his services as physician."  The doctor could, not tell at once,  but after a little thought, made an  estimate, and then inquired why Guy  had  asked  the question.  "Because, doc, I have a project on  foot. Lucy Atherstone is dying with  what they call consumption. I don't  believe those old fogies understand  her disease, and if you, will go over  to England and -undertake her cure,  I'll give you just double what you'll  get by- remaining here. They are going to Naples for the winter, and .undoubtedly, will spend some time in  Paris. It will be just the . thing for  you. Lucy and her mother will'. be  glad of your services when they know  I sent you. Lucy likes you now. Will  you go? You can trust Maddy to me.  I'll take good care that she is worthy  of you when you come back."  At the mention of Maddy's inimi!  the doctor's brow darkened. He was  sure that Guy meant kindly, but it  grated * on his feelings to be thus  joked about what he knew was a  stern reality. Guy's project appeared to him at first a most insane one,  but as he continued to enlarge upon  it, and the advantage it would be to  the doctor to travel in the Old World,  a feeling of enthusiasm was kindled  in his own breast; a desire to visit  Naples and France, and the places  he had dreamed of as & boy, but  never hoped to see, Guy's plan began to look more feasible, and possibly he' might have yielded but for  one thought and that a thought of  Maddy Clyde. He would* not leave  her alone with Guy. even though Guy  was true to Lucy as steel. He would  stay; he would watch; and in time  he would win the young girl waiting'  now for him in the hall below, waiting to tell him 'mid blushes of shame  and tears of regret how she had meant  to pay him with her very first wages,  but now Uncle Joseph was coming  home, and he . must wait a little  longer.  ��� "Would he, could he be so good ?"  and unmindful of Guy's presence  Maddy laid her hand confidingly upon his, arm, while-her soft eyes looked beseechingly into his.   ,  How the doctor wished . Guy was  away, and kindly taking the hint,  Guy left them together in the lighted  hall. Sitting down on the sofa, and  making Maddy sit beside him, the  doctor began:  "Maddy, you know I mean what-I  say, at least to you, and when I tell  you that 1 never think of that bill  except when you speak of it, you  will believe me. I know your grandfather's circumstances, and I know,  too, that I did much to induce your  sickness, consequently if I made one  out at all, it would be a very small  one."  He did not rot any further, for  Maddy hastily interrupted him, and  while, her eyes flashed with pride ex-  claimed:  "I will not be a charity patient!  I say I will not! I'd be a hired girl  before I'd do it!"  It troubled :the doctor to see Maddy  so disturbed about dollars and cents  ���to know that poverty was pressing  its iron hand upoij, her young heart;  and only because she was so young  did he refrain from offering her then  and there a resting place from the  ills of life in his sheltering love. But  she wasYnot prepared, and he should  only defeat his" object" by his rashness, so he restrained*himself, though  he did pass his arm partly around  her waist-as he said to her:  "1 tell you, Maddy, honestly, that  when I want that bill liquidated I'll  ask you. I certninly will, and I'll  let you pay it, too. Does that satisfy you?"  Yes, Maddy wns satisfied, and nfter  a  little  the   doctor   continued:  "By the way. Mnddy, I hnve some  idea of going tc Europe for a tew  months, or a year or more. Yon know-  it does a physician good  to'study .--u.  while in   Paris.    What do vou think>.  if it?    Shall   I   go?"  The  doctor   hnd   become  quite  ne-;.  cessary   to   Maddy's   happiness.    Ha,  it was to whom she confided all her'  little troubles, and to lose him would-  be a terrible loss, and so she answer-'-  ed  that  if  it  would   be  much   better  for him she supposed he ought to go,  though' she   should   miss   him   sadly  and. he so  lonely  without him.  "Would you, Maddy? Are you in  earnest? Would you be the lonelier  for my being pone?" the doctor asked, eagerly. With her usual truthfulness. Maddy replied: "Of course  T should"-; and when, after the conference was ended, the doctor stood  for a moment talking with Guy, ere  bidding him good-night, he said: "I  think T shall not accept your European proposition. Somebody, else must  cure  Lucy."  The next day, as Guy had proposed,  ���he rode down to Honedale, taking.  Maddy with him, and offered so many  reasons why she should not be called  home that the old people began to  relent, particularly as they saw how  Maddy's heart was set oij the lessons  Guy was going to give her. She might  never have a like opportunity, the  young man said, and as a good education would put her in the way of  helping them when they were older  and needed her more, %it was their  duty to leave her with tHem. He knew  they objected to her receiving three  dollars a week, but he should pay it  ju^t. Hue som?- aed-if the**- chose-they  nnTHTr; \mtiir paYC of it,"hTre" A TitHe  girl to do the work which Maddy  woulddo were she at home. All this  ���ounded very feasible, especially as  it was backed up by Maddy's eyes,  brimful of tear? and fixed pleadingly  upon her grandfather. T?he sight of  them, more than Guy's arguments, influenced the old man, who decided  that, if grandma were willing, Maddy  should stay, unless absolutely needed  at the cottage. Then the tears burst  forth, and winding her arms around  her grandfather's neck,. Maddy sobbed out her thanks, asking if it were  selfish and wicked and naughty in  her to prefer learning rather than  9taying there.       ' Y  "Not if that's your only reason,"  grandpa replied. "It's right to want  learning, quite right; but if my child  is biased by the fine things at Aikenside, and hat5*-.? to-come back to her  poor home, because 'tis poor, I should  say it was very natural, but not exactly  right." ���  Maddy was very happy after it was  settled, nnd chatted cay ly with her  grandmother, while Guy went out  with grandfather, who wished to  speak with him alone.  "Young man." he said, "you have  taken a deep interest in me and mine  since I first came to know you, and I  thank you for it all. ,1 have nothing to give in return except my prayers, and those'you hnve every day;  you and that doctor. Somehow you  three come in together. You're uncommon eood to Mnddy. 'Taint everyone like you who would offer and assist on learning her. I don't know  what you do it fqr. You seem hon;  est. You can't, of course, ever dream  of making her your wife, and, if I  thought���yes, "if I supposed"���here  grandpa's voice trembled, and his  face became n livid hue with the horror of the idea���"if f supposed that  in your heart there wns the shadow  of an intention to deceive my child  to ruin my Mnddy, I'd throttle you  here on the spot, old as I am and  bitterly as 1 should repent it."  Guy attempted to speak, but grandpa motioned him to be silent, while  he went on:     '  "I do not suspect you, and that's  why T trust her with you. My old  eyes are dim. .but 1 can see enough  now to know-that, Maddy is beauti  ful. Her mother was so before her  and the Clyde? were a handsome race  My' Alice was elevated, folks thought  by-marrying Cnptnin ' Clyde, but 1  don't think soY She was pure and  grood as the'ahsrels, and Maddy is  much like her..onlv she has the ambition of the CH'des; has the taste  for evervthine n little above her. Sh*55  wouldn't make nobody blush if she  was mistress of Aikenside."  Grandpa felt' relieved when he had  snid all this to Guy .who listened politely, smilins at the idea of his deceiving Maddy. and fully concurring  with grandpa in nil he snid of her  rare beauty and natural gracefulness.  On their return to the house grandnn  =howed Guy the bedroom intended for  Uncle Joseph, nnd Guy. as he glanced at the furniture, thoneht yithin  himself how he would send down from  Aikenside some-of the unused articles  piled nwav in tha. garret when he refurnished his house. He was becoming great.lv interested in the Mark-  hams, caring nothing'for the remarks  his interest might exe'te amone the  neighbors, somp of whom watched  Mnddy half curiously as in the stylish carriage, beside its stylish owner  she rode hack to Aikenside in the  quiet autumnal  afternoon.  (To be Continued.)  An Unusual Distinction.  "My name may seem common enough  to you, but'I belong to a family thai  boasts two names."  ."How's that?"  "Its name is Smith, and its name ia  ���Jon.".���Kansas City Times... . - -  ���  A Haughty Queen.  Holland's queen, Wilhelmlna, has exalted notions of her royal authority.  SLe Is said to interfere In a most personal way with the conduct of Dutch  foreign relations. She looks upon the  Dutch colonies as In some sort the private appanages of the house of Orange.  Her prodigious personal popularity  with every class of her subjects saves  her from some of the consequences of  ber unconstitutional tendencies.  LOW EXCURSION RATES TO  EASTERN   CANADA  ^The North-Western Line again an-  "nounce 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 da'ly 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-Western  Line 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 Ave., Winnipeg.  Man.  WHEN NIGHTHOOD WAS IN BUD  The night and day barber will now nluive  your face, " '  The night and day banker your note;  The night and day lawyer will fir up your  case,  , Tho night, and day tailor your coat;  Tho night tind day florist will make you  ,.::. a. wreath,     .-',.'���.���  " The night an. day cooper a keg; *  'The-night and day dentist will pull-your  ,back'teeth,   -���'���-.  ' The night and day plumber your leg.  The- night tein'd day bootblack will polish  , s.,-your shoes,   -..,  The'rilght and day teacher your wlta;  The night and day actor will cure you ot  'blues, .-���"..  The night and day doctor of fits;  .The night and day Justice will give you  ten days,  The night and day iceman your let;  The  night  and  day  chauffeur will  give  you a raise.  The night and day rev'rend a splice.  Our wide awake cities to slumber are lost;  They're raising particular bob.  This night and day business seems Hkely  to cost  The night blooming burglar his job.  fet nothing ls new.    Father Adam,  'tia  plain,  "Was first in the night and day group,  For iErten was sleepless when poor little  C_ln.  The night and day baby, bad croup I  ���Earle.Hooker Eaton In Harper's Weeklj.  Where  Lindley Murray Was   Born.  The house in which I.indley Murray,  the author of the first American grammar, was born Is still standlug and Is  a favorite subject of the amateur photographer. It Is located about two  miles northwest of Palmyra, Lebanon  county.���Philadelphia Record.  ROSES OF LOVE AND  THORNS JF WEDLpGlC  The -Experienc-  of  Thousands   Illustrated    in    a    Single  v Instance.  "In love's garden lilies shake the'if  golden bells when Cupid passes by,  but the roses of love and the thorns  of wedlock grow on the same bush."  This lofty "sentiment, with its sad refrain, uttered by one of the! world's  brightest and sweetest characters, was  strikingly illustrated recently in the  case of one of the brighest young  wives of Toronto/who' after the birth  of her first-born' was pronounced' a  hopeless - tuberculous subject. The  case was greatly aggravated by chronic stomach trouble. A, neglected summer cold was the originating cause.  The distracted husband and newly-  constituted father sought some word  of consolation from theYloctors. None  came. A friend advised*Psychine. In  the absence of other hope he tried it.  Nov doctors now. Instead of his wearing tlie badge of loneliness, that beautiful wife and proud mother, -frith her  sweet baby, daily accompanies "Papa"  down one of the fashionable streets of  Toronto. Ask them how it all came  about, and they answer, simply, "Psychine!"  "I consider it a duty to other mothers and other sufferers.,to**.tell of my  experience with Psychine. One year  has already passed since I discontinued taking -these remedies; and  there has been no return of my former  trouble. YBe'ore taking Psychine my  system became run down with lung  and other troubles. I lost flesh and  strength rapidly. It was as much as  my life was worth to eat ordinary  food. 1 owe- my present splendid  health to Psychine.  "Mrs. Samuel Barker, Simcoe, Ont."  Psychine is a wonderful ��� throat,  lung and stomach tonic and regulator.  Cures stubborn colds and all rundown conditions.' At all druggists,  50c. and $1.00, or Dr. T. A. Siocum  Limited, 179 King street west, Toronto.  it   Hey!   wa't?"; cried  the  first  bov,  'ain't   yer   vaccination    healed    un  yet?"  "Naw!" replied  the  other.  "Huh! Don't it make yer mad?"  "Naw! de doctor told mum I mustn't  take  a   bath  till   it's   all   healed."���  Philadelphia Press.  A Pleasant Medicine.��� There are  some pills which have no other purpose evidently than to beget painful  internal disturbances in the patient,  adding to his troubles and perplexities rather than diminishing" them.  One might ns well swallow some corrosive material. Parmelee's Vegetable Pills have, not this injurious  and disagreeable property. They are  easy to.take, not unpleasant to'the  taste, and their action is mild and  soothing. A trial of them will prove  this. They offer-peace to the dyspeptic.  A man carrying a looking-glass said  to-a newsboy: "Come here and look  into this glass and you will' see a  donkey."  ���   "How did you find that out?" retorted  the  boy.���Tit-Bits.    '  Minard's Liniment Cures Distemper.  "How do you know your husband  loves you? Does he eat your cooking?"     -  ���7,',YeSL' but he refuses to let me eat  it."���Houston Post.  I  was  cured of  painful  Goitre  by  MINAED'S LINIMENT.  '  Chatham,  Ont.  BAYARD McMULLIN.  I   was   cured' of   Inflammation   by  MINARD'S LINIMENT.  Wafeh, Ont.    MRS. W. H. JOHNSON.  I was cured of Facial Neuralgia by  MINARD'S. LINIMENT.  Parkdale, Ont.       J. H. BAILEY.  DIET AND   SLEEP.  Eating   Before, Retiring' and  Digestion  During Slumber.  DIe.t. has:little influence on sleep ex  cept In so far "as It ���'may" produce dis-  turbauces of digestion and. through  these of the general balance of health.  The hypnotic effects bf certain foods,  such as onions, lettuce, milk, etc.; are  chiefly Imaginary. Even the* time of  tue-last meal of the day Is of relatively little importance except that it ls  well to let this he at, least t\vq. or three  hours before- retiring. But even.this  rule has. many, exceptions, "as many  healthy laboring men habitually fall  asleep, over their- pipes directly '.'after  supper, and children after poking the  spoon Into their little eyes nod off over  the tea table, with the bread and butter stilLclutched In their chubby fista.  The processes of digestion probably  go on more slowly during sleep, but  they are perfectly carried out,'as is il  lustrated by the almost invariable habit omong animals of going to sleep  directly after a meal.  Indeed, a moderate amount of food  In the stomach, or intestines seems to  promote slumber. Many night workers,  for-instance, sleep much better for taking a light or even full supper just before retiring.���Dr. Woods Hutchinson  lu American Magazine.  The Canadian Pacific Railway are  issuing during December low rate excursion tickets to - Eastern Canada  from all points in the North West.  For people of the North West who  desire to spend the winter in a milder  climate the Canadian Pacific have arranged a series of low rate excursions  for certain: dates in December and  January to Vancouver and Victoria.  W.    N.   U.    No.   667.  ANARCHISTS IN LONDON,  Emma Goldman Sets Forth Her Views'  ,."''",     -   '.���.;���    of  England.  The well-known American anarchist,  Miss Emma Goldman, is in London.  After the international anarchist  conference at Amsterdam, which has  just concluded, she visited Paris, and  is now on a three months' lecture toui  in. England.  She spoke on the labor struggle in  America at the Holborn Town Hall.  In an interview, Miss Goldman said  that the Amsterdam conference had  been a great success.  "There were ninety delegates pres-  ant from anarchists of all nations,  and some very important points have  been cleared up," ahe said.  "One of the most interesting is the  decision to form in London an anarchist bureau, to which all anarchist  groups and organizations throughout  the world will be affiliated.  "This bureau will exist to aid, not  to govern. Each affiliated group will  retain perfect freedom of action and  ���policy. One important duty of the  bureau will be the collection of anarchist literature, so as to form the  archives  of  the movement."  Miss Goldman, who hails from New  York, has been for twenty years an  enthusiastic upholder of anarchistic  principles, and she will deliver lectures on social and economic subjects  and on literature during her stay in  England.  Asked as to the future of anarchy,  she expressed herself as very hopeful.  "I am not going to say that a state  of. anarchy will come to-day or tomorrow," she remarked, "but it is  coming very soon."  England, Miss Goldman thinks, has  produced the finest anarchists of the  world. Such men as Herbert Spencer  and . Darwin, she said, have done  great things foi the cause.  "England is undoubtedly the freest  country in the world; I mean politically the freest, but in no country  have I seen such depths of poverty,  not even in America."  Although to a great extent in sym-  Dathy with them. Miss Goldman is  by no means an p-^vocate of what she  describes as thf "daggers and bombs"  tyno 'of - revolutionary.  Speaking of the acts of violence  committed by anarchists of recent  years. Miss Goldman said: "I never  advocate such a course of action. I  do not know that I should be prepared to' go to such lengths myself,  and, conscnuentlv. I do not feel justified in urginsr others to do so.  "On the other hand. I do not blame  thos" extremists. The man driven to  steal from sheer want, and the man  driven to violence from sheer oppression, are both undeserving of blame."  In answer to a question as to whether she approved of the action _ of  fhe anarchist. Morales, in attempting  the lives of the King and Queen of  Sn.iin on thpir. wedding day, Miss  Goldman replied:.. "Society was responsible for creating such men as he,  and society must take the consequences."  BEGGARS HAVE JOURNAL  ITCHING ECZEMA'S  CAUSE AND CURE  Eczema'K*common to rich and poor,  old and young, and is neither contagious nor an indication of unclean-  liness, as some suppose.  Teething, improper food, indigestion',  vaccination, poisoning hy clothing or  from ivy, etc., are named among the  causes.  There is inflammation, redness,  heat, swelling, discharge, formation  of crust and all the time annoying,  troublesome itching and burning,  which often becomes so torturing us  to be almost unendurable.  This ever present itching is what  makes eczema so dreaded, and it is  this feature to which Dr.. Chase's  Ointment gives relief from almost tlie  first application.  Dr. Chase's Ointment is��not only  delightfully sooothing, but is a wonder ns a means of healing the skin.  It is not long before the raw itching  sores are thoroughly cleansed, the  itching  subdued   and  the  process  of  Also Have Directory In Paris, Giving  Information About "Easy Marks."  "Here is something interesting,"  said the tourist. "It is a beggars'  journal. It is published in Paris. The  circulation is very small. I paid no  less than ?3 for this copy. It's all  about beggars. There's nothing in itf  that is not of interest and value to a  beggar. I'll translate a thing or two  for you."  He translated:   .  " 'To-morrow at 2 o'clock, the funeral service of Baron d'Uzcs, the millionaire, will be held at the Madeline.' " ���  " 'At 3, fashionable weddings at the  Trinite, St. Sulpice and Notre Dame.'  "'Wanted, for the Riviera, three  crippled children.'  - " 'Our subscribers are .urged to use  their influence to prevent the re-election of M. Floquet, of Finisterre, who  ti fathering the bill to prohibit men-  - dicants from standing. at church * entrances before and after the various  services. We need not point out the  loss to the profession that the passage of such a bill would entail.'  " '.Wanted! a > blind, man who can  play the flute.'  " 'For sale, or to be let on lonp  lease, a splendid corner in a busy and  prosperous district, suitable for old  woman with hand-organ.'"  . In connection with the above the  following was received by an American paper, a'few days since:  The Parisian police discovered a directory-- for beggars, flirecting them  where to seek out victims. Each easy  mark is: fully described as to habits  and :������ purse,' and some of the best  known men and women in Paris  figure under the' head of "Ambitious  ass, must be cnjoled," or "Timid sheep  ���insist on being well paid on the  -spot," etc. The chief of police had  copies made of the directory and  their respective description .to the  "easy "marks."  A Link With the Past.  The partial rebuilding of Canonbury  Tower will no doubt save from early  ruin one of the most interesting landmarks of London���almost as valuable  a link with the past as Crosby Hall.  Although the well-known brick tower  probably dates only ��� from', Henry  VIII.'s day, Canonbury House is  supposed to have been built as long  ago as 1362, when Poictiers was a very  recent memory; and its palmiest days  were probiibly at .the close of the 16th  century, when it had" for tenant "rich  Spencer," one of London's most :fa-  mous chief magistrates. It was from  Canonbury House-' so tradition says,  that young Lord Compton carried off  Sir John Spehcer|s only daughter in  a baker's'basket under the very eyes  of her father;' and in the ditches close  by a Dunkirk pirate, with a dozen of  his men,'lay-iii waiting to kidnap the  wealthy merchant, on his, way home  from the city. .Lord Keeper Coventry  lived for a time "at Canonbury House,  and ini-1685 the Earlof Denbigh died  there,YAmong- later, men of note whom  this historic house'ha-s sheltered were  Speaker; Onslow, Humphreys, an 18th  century poet of.some'repute, and, chief  0�� all,'Oliver Gold.'.mith, whose room  is still pointed out on. the first; floor  of the tower. "'���. - '���;..'.-.,;' -;...  CHRISTMAS   RATES   EAST    VIA  NORTH-WESTERN   LINE  Commencing Dee. 1st, land continuing to Dec. 31st, excursion ' tickets  will be, on sale to many points in  Eastern Canada, west of Montreal, at  $40.00..for the. round trip, good for  return three months from date of sale.  Be sure to speedy the North-Western  Line between Minneapolis, St. Paul,  and Chicago.  "What are your views on currency?"  asked the busy citizen.  "Mostly sad.and reminescent," answered the man who had been to the  races.���Washington Star.  This Dreadfullv Torturing and Obstinate Disease Is  Entirely Overcome By  Dr. Chase's Ointment  healing begun. Persistent treatment  will then bring about a thorough cure.  This great, ointment is always beneficial to the skin, making it soft,  smooth and velvety, andj besides being the most effective treatment  known for the cure of eczema, is useful in every home'in a score of ways.  "My baby had eczema on her ear.  The sore was very bad, and nothing  seemed to do her much good. Hearing of the remarkable cure Dr. Chase's  Ointment was making, we sent for  some, and after the third application  the sore began to heal. I am glad to  say that it is quite well now, and we  | give the credit to Dr. Chase's Oint-  [ment. We cannot recommend this  preparation too highly."���Mrs. F.  Clarke,  Belmont,  Man.  Mothers use' Dr. Chase's Ointment  for the chafing and skin troubles of  their t babies in preference to unsanitary pore-clogging powders; 60 cents  a box, at all dealers, or Edmanson,  Bates & Co., Toronto.  The Strongest Law  If monarchs are not always famous  for their wit and humor, there are  occasional exceptions. At the famous  siege of Chartres, when the town capitulated to Henry IV of France, the  chief magistrate went to deliver up  the keys of the gates in accordance  witli .the custom which prevailed in  those days. "This town belongs to  your Highness by divine law and by  human law," he said, as he made, a  low obeisance to the monarch. ."And  bv the cannon law,", replied Henry  IV.  A Purely Vegetable Pill.��� Parmelee's Vegetable Pills are compounded  from roots, herbs and solid extracts  of known virtue in the treatment of  liver and kidney complaints and -in  giving tone to the system whether  enfeebled by overwork or deranged  through excesses in living. They .require no testimonial. Their excellent  qualities are well-known to all those  who have used them and they'-commend themselves to dyspeptics and  those subject' to biliousness who are  in quest of, a beneficial medicine.  E. J. Lupson, parish clerk of Yarmouth, ,who has completed 44 years'  service.'han attended 12,000 weddings  at the parisn church, and has been  absent from ���.���hurch only three times  out of* nearly 2.300 Sundays. " He has  eiven away more than 1,200,brides.  The City of Roses.  Ispahan, Persia, Is known as the  "city of roses," but a-traveler saya  that the. streets "are only alleys between two high mud walls, without a  single window or opening to.be seen���  merely here and there a low, narrow  doorway, always impenetrably, closed.  The ground is thickly coated with dust,  the streets are rarely straight, and never have they got any name. The sense  of ruin Is everywhere���here a wall Is  falling down, there a palace' ls In  ruins, a little farther a aeserted  tnosqufc is skirted. - Such ls Ispahan,  which from having at one time a population of 1,000,000 ls now reduced to  barely.l00t000.1nhabitants.'.-  Like the Wireless  At the close of their usual dinner  time argument, Mr. Jones -looked at  his wife admiringly: "My dear," he  said, "your mind resembles the wireless telegraph apparatus which they  use in the navy."  "Yes?" she asked, flattered. "You  mean- because it catches subtle flashes  from the surrounding ether?"  "No, my dear. 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'-  "1,"  said the  aged one,   "was that  Uttle boy."���I/-*pincotf s.  ^RERrteTioN,  'Cl'!w:V.-Vi'r''"��''������;'. *.  *k-"7-.  |.   {H��*lf;,-> ."li. ..    -���  5 0T  or  5,000,000  .���they are all  alike.  Each biscuit  ' as  light  as  if  "made by fairy  hands.  Baked to a'  golden   russet  brown.  So fresh,  and crisp, and  tempting^ that  just opening the  box is teasing  the appetite.  And    you  find   a   new  delight in every  one-you cat.  Yon get perfection  when you get  vs  Cream  Sodas  GO  -For outdoor work,  for every day wear,  for walking and  driving, Elmira Felt  Shoes are the warm-  i^ading est,-easiestj lightest  Dealers   and "most   COmfort-  a_L  able pf all footwear.  The trade-mark, shown above,-  ia on the sole.of every genuine  Sl-iira Felt Shoe and Slipper.  Look for it -.whenever you buy.  Stop and Consider V>/hy  It was  necessary te erect two new factories In-four years to accommodate  the   increasing   demand for  KING  OF   THE   ROAD  There Is one dealer in your own town that can tell you why.  -upV^IEbv     B. J. WHiTLA & CO.,     L,M,TE��  WINNIPEG  Helpless from Rbemnatism  When Rheumatism grips you���when you can't walk without  crutches���when every movement means agony���  Take Gin Pills  Ti_ey  Cure Rheumatism  It fe wonderful���the way Gin Pills take away *'  Uie pain���strengthen and heal the kidneys��� J  and cure Rheumatism, Sciatica and Lumbago >  to stay cured, ���-  Try Gin Pills on our guarantee that they  cure or money back. 50c. a box���6 for $2.50.  At druggists or by m_U. 09  BOLE DRUG CO.     -     WINNIPEG, MAN. THE LEADER. MOYIE, BRITISH COLUMBIA.  <'*�����'  "I can take you to a hundred  homes, right around my store, in  which St. George's is used."  "You can ask those, -who do  the baking, what they think of  St George's  Baking Powder  ' 'And every one of the hundred  will tell you the same ��� that  St. George's stands every test  and never loses its strength."  Write for free cofy of our Cook Book.  , National Drug & Chemical Co. of  Canada, Limited, Montreal.  The Unknown*Sex  During the time that a . certain  Middlesex regiment was quartered  in Cawnpore, a large order was sent  to a shoemaJring firm for boots for  the men. The manager sent the order  to tlie chief baboo with instructions  that it was to be attended to without  delay. The baboo took thepaper and  read it with evident surprise on his  face. * He reread the order and appeared more mystified still. He read it  a-third time, then a fourth,- and finally a fifth time. Then he went off to  the manager. "Please, sir," he said,  "not understand. Male sex I know,  ' female sex I know but what is Middlesex?"  ' '.Ti_ a Marvelous Thing.���When the  cures effected by Dr Thomas' Eclectric Oil aie considered, the speedy and  permanent relief it has brought to the  suffering wherever it has been used,  it must be regarded as a marvelous  thing that so potent a medicine should  result from the six simple ingredients  whioh enter into its composition. A  trial will convince the most skeptical  of its healing virtues.  "It is said, doctor, that' you treated  your landlord for liver trouble and  he died of stomach trouble!"  "Infamous slander! When I treat  a patient for liver trouble he dies  from that���understand?"���Fliegiende  lilaetter.  $103   REWARD,   $100  The readers of thiB paper will be pleased to learn that there is at* least one  dreaded disease that Bcience'has been able  to curo iu all its stages, and that is Catarrh. Hall's Oatarrh Oure is the only  positive oure now known to the medical  fraternity. Oatarrh being a constitutional disease, requires constitutional treatment. Hall's Oatarrh Oure is taken internally, aotlng directly upon the  blood and mucous surfaces of the system,  thereby destroying the foundation of the  disease,, and giving the patient strength  by building up the constitution and ns-  sistinK nature in doing its work. The  ���proprietors have so much f��i��h in its curative powers that they offer One Hundred Dollars for any case that it fails to  cure.   Send for list of testimonials.  Address F. J. CHENEY _ CO.. Toledo. 0.  Sold by all Druggists. 75c.  Take Hall's Family Pills for constipation. ��� -  Distribution of Seed Grain & Potatoes  By instruction of the Hon. Minister  of Agriculture a distribution is being  .nade this season of samples of superior sorts of grain anil potatoes to  Canadian farmers for the improvement of seed. The stock for distribution has been secured mainly from  .ne Experimental Farms at Indian  Head, Sask., and Brandon, Man.  The samples , consist of oats, - spring  ���/heat, barley, Indian. corn (for ensilage only) and potatoes. The quantity of oats sent is 4 lbs., and of  wheat or barley 5 lbs., sufficient in  2ach case to sow one-twentieth of an  acre. The samples of Indian corn  ind potatoes weigh 3 lbs each. A  luantity of each of the following varieties lias been secured for this distribution :  Onts.���Banner, Wide-Awake, White  "-Kant, Danish Jsland, Thousand Dol-  ar, Improved Ligowo, all white var-  'sties. Black oats are not recommend-  d for general cultivation. & few snm-  iles, however, are available which  *an be sent if specially asked for.  Wheat.���Red Fife (beardless); Pres-  -on, Pi-ingle's Champlain and Huron  early beaded sorts); Percy and S'.-an-  ey  (early  beardless  varieties).  Barley" (six-rowed)���Mensury, Odessa. Mansfield and'.Claude. Two-  '-lowed���Stand well. Invincible, Cana-  linn Thome and Sidney. ,  Indian Corn (for ensilage).���Early  -���oils, Ansel of Midnight, Compton's  Early and Longfellow; later varieties,  Selected Learning,, Early Mastodon  and  White Cap -Yellow Dent.  Potatoes.���Early varieties, Early  White Prize and -Rochester Rose.  Medium to late varieties. Carman No.  i. and Late-Puritan. Tije.se later varieties are a***- a rule more productive  than the earlipr kinds.  Onlv one sample can be sent to  -;ach applicant, hence.if an individual  ���eceives a sample of oats he cannot  ilso receive one of wheat, barley. Indian corn or potatoes. Lists of names  ?rom one individual, or applications  Ior more than one sample for one  Household, cannot be entertained,  "���'he samples will be s��nt free of  -harue  through  the mail.  Apolications should be addressed to  '.he Director, of Experimentpl Farms.  Ottawa, and mav be sent'in any time  before the 15th of February, after  ���vhich the lists will be closed, so that  the samples asked for mav be sent  out' in sood time for sowing. Applicants should mention the varieties  they prefer, with a second sort as an  alternative. Applications will be fill-  ->d in the o'-der in which they are received, so lone as the supply of seed  lasts. Farmers are advised to apply  ���jarlv to avoid possible disappointment. Those applying * for Indian  iorn or potatoes should biav in mmd  that the corn is not usually distribut-  3d until April, and that potatoes  cannot be mailed from here until  danger from frost in transit is over.  No postage is required on mail matter addressed to the Central Experimental  Farm,  Ottawa.  WM. SAUNDERS,  Director of Experimental  Farms.  9  Quick ease for the worst cough���quick  relief to the heaviest   cold���and  SAFE  to take, even for a. child.    g~,  That   is    Shiloh's   Cure.    *V_UreS  Sold under a guarantee   CoU$��llS  to cure colds and coughs    cv  /"^l J ���  quicker' than  any   other   C* V-tOlUS  medicine���or your money back.    34 years  of success commend Shiloh's Cure.   25c,  _0c.,$l. 316  QUICKLY!  SAYS IT DOES WONDERS  DRUGGISTS HEAR MUCH  PRAISE  FOR THIS  MIXTURE  Lots of Men and Women in Montreal  Having the Simple Home-Made  Mixture   Prepared  Some remarkable stories are being  told about this simple home-made  mixture curing Rheumatism and Kidney trouble. Here is the recipe *and  directions for taking: Mix by shaking  well in a bottle one -half ounce Fluid  Extract Dandelion, one ounce Compound Kargon, three ounces Compound Syrup Sarsaparilla. Take as  a .dose one teaspoonful after meals  and  at bedtime. -     -  No change need be made in your  usual diet, but drink plenty of good  water.  This mixture, writes one authority  in a leading Montreal newspaper, has  u peculiar tonic effect on the kidneys;  cleansing the clogged-up pores of the  eliminative tissues, forcing the kidneys to sift and strain from the blood  the uric acid and other poisonous  waste matter, . overcoming Rheuma-.  tism, Bladder and Urinary troubles  in a short while.  A Montreal druggist who has had  hundreds of calls for these ingredients  since the first announcement in the  newspapers stated that the people who  once try it "swear by it," especially  those who have Urinary and Kidney  trouble and suffer with Rheumatism.  The druggists in this neighborhood  say sthey can supply the ingredients,  which are easily mixed at home.  There is said to be no better blood-  cleansing agent or system tonic  known, and certainly none more  harmless or simple to use.  WHITE SLAVE TRAFFIC.  Important   Development   of   Internationa! Movement.  ;   An important conference has just  j been held, at Brussels in connection  j with the further development of in-  ' ternational effort for the suppression  i of the white slave -traffic.   The conference   was   composed   of   delegates  from    the    national    committees' in  Europe and America:   Mr. Coote, one  of    England's    representatives,    submitted a scheme for the closer and  fuller co-operation of the various national ' committees   with*  the   International Bureau of London.   This will,  in future be composed of seven Eng--  lish' members and 'one member from  each  national  committee,  the  whole  constituting   the   bureau,   and "being  responsible for the direction and 'organization of the entire work throughout-the world.    He also stated that  there   were   now   16   national   cbm-  mitte'es organized in as many countries, that most of them were energetically dealing with the suppression  of the traffic, and co-operating fully  with   their   respective   Governments.  One  of ihe other subjects discussed  was the question of the railway-station work in Europe.   Mr. Coote reported a large increase in the number  of    societies    at    present    supplying  workers at the various ports and railway stations for the purpose of meeting young women  on, their  first entrance into a strange home, city, or  nation.    After  an  interesting  debate  it was ^agreed that Mr. Coote should  invite {he Swiss society ("Les amies  de la jeune fille"), which founded the  railway-station   work   over   20   years  ago, to call a European conference of  all   societies   interested   in   this   particular branch of humanitarian work.  Not   Enough   Clergy  The supply of clergy in England is  not keeping pace with demand, so  far as the Episcopal Church is concerned. The ordination lists this  year show" onlv an increase of eight  in the list of* deacons* over last year.  Worms .derange the whole' system.  Mother Grave's Worm Exterminator  deranges worms ahd gives rest to the  sufferer. It only costs 25 cents to try  it and be convinced.  "The meanest, man I ever knew,"  said Mark Twain,  "lived in Hanni-  ,bal.   He sold his son-in-law the half  of a'very fine cow," and- then refused  to share the milk with the-young fellow, on the ground that he had ouly  . sold him me front half. *,The son-in-  . law  was   also   compelled   to  provide  all the cow's fo'dder and to carry water to her twice a day.   Finally the  cow  butted  the  old  mam through ,a  barbed wire  fence  and  he  sued' his  son-in-law for $50 damages."���Washington Star.  Minard's Liniment Cures Colds, &c.  Sudden trans'tion from a hot to a  cold temperature, exposure to rain,  sitting in a draught, unseasonable  substitution of light for heavv clothing, ave fruitful causes of colds and  the resultant cough so perilous to  persons of weak lungs. Among the  many medicines _for bronchial disorders so arising, there is none better  than Bickle's Anti-Consumptive Syrup. Try it and become convinced.  Price 25 cents  5 Irrelevant Talk. " "  Now that the season of the afternoon tea and "tat homes" is upon us  we can all be amused -at the very  clever story of a very clever woman  about whom Mary E. Bryan tells. She  had been to teas nnd teas until her endurance was worn threadbare, and she  had noted 'that nobody ever by any  chance paid tue least attention to ray-  thing anybody said. Everybody,' she  decided, always seemed to be waiting  for something to happen, and their attention seemed to be fixed anywhere  else but on ' a possible conversation.  She resolved to experiment As she entered a drawing room she said to her  hostess, who was greeting each comer  alike with outstretched, band and set  smile: "How do you do? I've been dead  three days.". "Isn't that lovely?" Instantly replied the hostess, as ^she  turned to greet the next comer. She  went on until she met a friend with  whom she exchanged an enthusiastic  greeting beginning: "How do you do,'  my dear? I've been dead three days."  "Why. how fortunate!" replied her  friend, with a far off look, scanning  the gown* of nearby women and the  tea table, with its lights and flowers.  She repeated this remark fo��r times  more and convinced herself that neither talk nor tea Is necessary at after:  noon parties where women foregather  ���Just gowns and lights and some mode to crer.<> a fuaa.  '.'Why in the world' are you carrying two umbrellas?" somebody asked  the ' forgetful "man, and he * looked  amazed-at the question.   - -  "I should think you'd guess that  easily, knowing me so well," he said.  "I'm" carrying two so that' if I forget  and leave one anywhere I shall still  have the ".other!"���Youth's Companion.  "Tf you refuse me," said the young  man. "I shall blow out mv brains."  "I'd hate to have vou do that," replied the girl thoughtfully, "and yet  it would be a good joke on pa. He  savp vou haven't any, you know."���  Philadelphia   Ledger.  TORTURED   DAY   AND   NIGHT  -Minard's Liniment Cyres Garget in  Cows.  Mother���Why  did  you  not  scream  when Hans kissed you?   .  ��� Daughter���He  threatened  me.  Mother���How? .  - Daughter���He said if I did he'd  never kiss me again.��� Meggendorfer  Blaetter.  ENGLISH 8PAVIN LINIMtNT removes  all hard,' Boft .or calloused lumps, and  blemishes from horses, blood spavin,  ourbs,- splints,- ringbone,_sweoney,_stifles.  sprains, sore and swollen /throat, coughs,  etc. Save $50 by use of one bottle, warranted the most wonderful Blemish Care  ever known.  Zam-Buk .Cures   Piles  That there is no end*to the healing  poweis of Zam-Buk is being demonstrated every day. Mr. Julius Glacier,  of Denbigh, Ont., was tortured day  and night with blind bleeding piles,  so bad that he says: "I could find no  comfort standing, sitting or lying  down, and was unable to do any work.  One day my eyes rested upon a little  sample box of Zam-Buk. I picked it  up and read the words, CURES  PILES. I started using Zam-Buk  that night, and before I .could purchase a large box I wns already cured,  nnd HAVE NOT BEEN TROUBLED  SINCE. You may publish this if you  wish for the benefifcof-other sufferers."  This is onlv one of "the many cases  where Zam-Buk has. healed piles when  all else had failed. ' Why do you go  on suffering when such a splendid  remedy is near at hand?  Zam-Buk heals sores, .cures eczema,  skin eruptions, ulcers, ringworm, itch,  barber's rash, blood poison, bad leg,  salt rheum, abrasions, abscesses, cuts,  burns, scalds, and all skin injuries  nnd diseases. Of all stores ond drug-  fists = nt 50-cents,- or-from-Znm-Bnk  Co., Toronto, for price. 3 boxes for  $1.25.  Glasgow's Inferno.  Revelations of a sensational charae-'  ter, and affording a lurid picture of  low life in Glasgow, have been made  by the Rev.  David  Watson,  St Clement's    Church.      At   the    Glasgow  Presbytery he submitted a motion to  "seriously consider  the grave social  problem of the lodging-houses in the  city, and the Church's duty in relation to the same."   Mr. Watson presented  a scathing indictment of the  "model" and other lodging-houses in  the city,.in which accommodation is  provided for 9,000 men and 8,000 women.    He said he had visited  them  all,   both   during   the   day   and   the  night.   How he managed that, and in  what garb he went, he was not going  to reveal.   Suffice it that when he had  completed his round he felt that he  had   been  through   an  inferno.    The  deg aded,  savage,   bestial -faces,  the  lew J gestures, and the foul language  we' e truly awful. 'The' scenes he witnessed  were unforgetable, lurid, and  horrible.   Such a mass of ruined humanity,     human     derelicts,     social  wrecks���creatures    who    once    were  men, and, sadder still,'' creatures who  were  once  women.    In  one  lodging-  house   every   woman   seemed   intoxicated.   Little did the "citizens of Glasgow dream  of the existence of that  vast under-world of wretchedness, degradation,   vice,   and   crime.    Referring to what he described as the lowest    circle    in    the    lodging-houses,  namely,   the   farmed-out   houses,   he  said    tliere    was   "no    use    mincing  matters.   The farmed-out house was a  den  of vice  pure  and simple.    Professor   Reid    seconded   the   motion,  which was adopted, and-a committee  was. appointed    to    investigate    the  whole matter and report.  HIS OWN JAILER.  History of a Prisoner In Monte Carlo  Reads Like a"n Opera Bouffe.  Should the Go*olds be extradited tc  Monaco and tried, one wonders what  A-ould happen to them in the event of  heir   being   found   guilty   of   wilful  nurder   by   the   Monegasque   court,  ind, in uniformity with the law, sentenced to death, writes Irene Osgood,  in The, Lor/don Daily Mail.  "Monaco  has no puillotine and no executioner,  and indeed no arrangements for dealing with criminals.  It is the place to recall the amusing  story told by Maupassant about a  murderer who was tried, convicted  and sentenced\ to death in Monte  Carlo. The authorities asked France  to loan them M. Doibler and his little  instrument, the "red widow." The  French Government consented to  oblige for the consideration of $5,000.  The prince thought this too dear, and  so applied to his brother in Italy.  Ttalv offered to do the thing, all included, for $3,400. This again was  found too dear. "The man is not  worth it," said the Monegasque authorities.  So the sentence of death was commuted to one of life imprisonment.  But there was no prison in Monaco,  and a jail had to be created for the  pxpress purpose of confiding this murderer, and a jailer had to be appoint-  nd. This state of things - lasted for.'  some months, and then the jailer,  died. .  The authorities at Monte Carlo,  when considering the appointment of  his successor, came to the conclusion  that the man, the one prisoner, was  costine the state a great deal of mon-  ev. So a commission visited him, and  told him that in future he would be  required to act as his own jailer. He  -rumbled a bit at this increase of sentence,-but complied. His meals used  '-) he sent down to him from one of  the hotels of the town, but one day  the scullion who brought him his dinner did not turn up in time, and so  the prisoner walked up to the hotel  and took his meal there. After that  he pot into the habit of going up to  the hotel for his meals; then, after a  stroll on the front, he used to return  t.) his prison and shut himself m.  But again the authorities found that  he was costing them too much, and  so one day they called him up and  told him that they were sick of seeing  him about the place and that he must  -lear out. He emphatically refused  to do anything of the kind. "You  sentenced me to penal servitude for  life." he argued, "and I expect to  work oift mv sentence. I have no  means of earning a livelihood since  vou created all the bother, and it is  t.) vou that I look for my sustenance.  to cut a lone story short, the Principality of Monaco was obliged to  settle an annuity.of 600 francs ($120)  a year upon the convict before he  would consent to accept his freedom  nnd leave the country. As soon as  this was arranged he took up his  "bode in a little cottage just over  thf Monaco border.  This is a true story, and the document fixing the-man's pension, toother with details about the payments, may be seen in the Monaco  Archives.      - .    ,  Tho late Princr* de Monaco was fond  ot telling this story in Parisian drawing-rooms, and, il I remember aright,  [ heard it on the same occasion as  did the late "Guy de Maupassant.  THIS 65 THS PARAMOUNT FEATURE OF  GREEN TEA  rree From Artificial Coloring,  Dust,     Dirt   and  All   Foreign   Substances.  LEAD PACKETS ONLY B,rndLSdtabe?eiLaPb.er, 5." AT ALL GROCERS;  BEAU AND BURGLAR.  "Raffles"  Made  INDUSTRIAL  ITEMS.  The whale catching industry Iff dying out Only 150 are now caught each  year.  In London about $5,000,000 worth of  raw furs are disposed' of every year  by auction. ;: ���. Yy ,YY-~ \'.L  ; Seventy-six iAmerican cities eath pro- ���  duce more thau $20,000,000'worth of  manufactured goods every year. ������'���  ���The southern states now surpass the  New England states In the amount of  power employed for manufacturing.  The mfSdle states come first, with  about 5,000,000 horsepower; the central  states second, witli a little over 4,000,-  000; the southern states third, with  2,380,000, and New England fourth,  with a trifle over 2,225,000.  Ask your doctor about these  throat coughs." He will tell  yqu how deceptive theyare.  A tickling in the throat often  means serious trouble ahead.  Better, explain your case carefully to your doctor, and ask  him about your taking Ayer's  Cherry Pectoral.  A  Wa pubUah our formulas  We banieh aloohol I  from,eur modlelnoa '  . Wo argo yoa to ]  consult you*  .   doator  Vho makes the best liver pills? The  J. C. Ayer Company, of Lowe)'; Mass.  They have been making Ayer's Pills for  over sixty years. If you have the slight'  ���st doubt about using these pills, ask  your doctor.   Do as he says, always.   ,  ���  hi Kate hr ��-��.. C Xjn Co.. LowoU. H*�����f  -The Dreadnought's Propellore.  When the work of fitting the new  experimental steering englue to the  Dreadnought is completed tlie- vessel  will be docked to have another set of  propellers fitted. It will be remembered that after- the Dreadnought had  completed her. steam trials'there was a  considerable falling off in her-speed.  It was thought, that the ..deficiency  could be inet by the-provision of a  new Wt of propellers, but when these  were fitted tbe subsequent test's showed that her speed was still less than  that attained on the .original, trials.  Now a third set of propellers Is to be  fitted in "the hope of regaining the. lost  speed.���Engineer.  Th�� Last Exbvution at Tyburn.  The last execution at Tyburn tool-  place on Friday. Nov. 7, 1783, In the  person of John Anstln, convicted on  the preceding Saturday of robbing  John Splcer and cutting and wounding, him In a cruel manner. In Wal-  ford's "Old and New London" It Is erroneously said that "the last criminal  executed here wus one Ryland. who  was hanged (slci for forgery in 1783."  William Ryland was executed on Aag  29, two months before the date of  Austin't, conviction, and many a poor  wretch made the fatal pilgrimage to  Tyburn In the Interval, hanging by  wholesale being tlie rule In those days.  The long procession westward had  been attended by such disgraceful  scenes that the authorities resolved to  hang criminals henceforth outside Newgate prison, straight from the condemned cell. Accordingly on Dec. 3,  1783, the recorder ordered the erection  of a seafifold In front of the jail, of  which a notice and descriptive engraving appear In the Gentleman's Magazine for the same'month, and on the  10th the new hanging place was inaugurated by the execution of ten  malefactors.���London Notes and Queries.   ':": \J-y '.  A Horse's Jump.  A startling episode occurred some  time hack at Augers, the capital of the  French department of Malne-et-Lolre.  A cavalry charger was being exercised.  by a groom Iu the Rue de Brissac when  as It was crossing the railway-bridge  it was startled by an approaching tram  car. ' The animal, 'which was a. great,  powerful bay, plunged violently, and  then with one tremendous bound lt  cleared the four foot parapet ;,at the  bridge and dropped to the railway line  full forty feet below. The horse kept  Its feet and the rider his seat, and neither was a penny the worse.���Strand  Mnjiazino. *  That StzgrRoofed  The strongest wind that ever blew can't  rip away a roof covered with f��lf-locking  "OSHAWA"  GALVANIZED  STEEL SHINGLES  years  ���good  such  a roof���proof ac-ainst all the elements���the  cheapest GOOIJ roof there is.  ��    .Write us and we'll show you why' it  costs least to roof right.   Just address  The PEDLAR People $K  Oihm Kontnol Ottawa Toronto London Winnipeg-  t-9-EB--__-  ,\      Toad With Sleep Record.  A toad which has awakened after  a sleep of centuries is a wonder exhibited by the ' zoological garden of  the City of Perth, Australia.  While'the actual period of its long  dream is still under discussion ,by  scientific men. it is generally believed that the toad sank into its blissful  sleep long before Columbus started  out to discover the new world.  The toad was discovered by a miner  ���not a mariner���and the alarm clock  which broke its rest was a stick of  dynamite. The miner was sinking a  shaft in a stratum of hard -cement  when his pick uncovered the animal.  He had no idea the toad was alive,  for it was still inanimate and its eyes  were transparent and without pupils.  But before it had been in the air a  long time it began .to show signs of  life, the optics assumed the same  shape as those*'of any other toad nnd  in a little while it was just as lively  -as-though-it-had-prone-to_sleep_only_  on the previous night.  How the tond got into the stratum  of cement and how its life was sustain-  e 1 in its long ppriod of inanimation,  without food, lif-ht or air, naturally  form subjects for investigation. But,  s > far, nothi-ng has been determined  on either point.  In their clever, roundabout way of  piecing things * together, scientific  men ar trying to get at the whole  story of the toad's sleep. But the  average citizen would he better satisfied rf the animal could talk. Th<*n  he might tell something quite as in-  terestin-j as did the fictitious hero of  Edward Bellamy's "Looking Backward," after his long nap.  Herrings 33 a. Penny.  There were remarkable scenes at  Yarmouth, Kn'glnnd, the other day.  The town was full of herrings. It is  estimated ."that.*'60.000,000 fish were  landed from the boats, and prices  .-hopped to as low as 2s. 6d. per cran  ol 1,000 herrings���thirty-three for a  nt'.nny.  The work of unloading proceeded  ihat night along a stretch nf nearly  three miles with the aid of flare  lamps. Hundreds of horses and carts  were occupied till past midnight carting away fish to the curing houses,  ind the Highland herring girls,, pursuing their work with the aid of naphtha torches, lightened their labors by  singing choruses.  Some boats were diverted to Grimsby to ease off the pressure. Hundreds  of baskets and barrels filled with herrings had to remain all night on the  quays. Every man in want of a job  was able to find one during the day.  One firm reported that, the average  catch of their fleet of a hundre<*V boats  was 130.000 fish. The sea under the  influence of a good tide and a full  moon/ seemed tpeming with herrings  The .Newesti Shoes.  The novelty in shoes this fall Is their  extremely high top and their very long  and narrow pointed toe lines. They  are buttoned, not laced. This new  boot is so narrow that In order to give  the proper longi narrow line effect women are obliged to wear shoes several  Blzes too large, so that the point may  taper gradually. The Btyle Is a French  one, and, though women here may  adopt the extremely high tops, It Is  more doubtful If they will wear a  ulioe several sizes too long In order to  achieve a fashionable narrowness of  I the foot _   in   Re?.l   Life   Who  $75,000 a Year.  The   most   amazing   cracksman   in  Europe,  the exact prototype in "real  life of "Raffles,", has''been arrested at  Munich   after  a  series   of  burglaries  probably unequalled in modern criminal  historv  by  one man.    He  is  a  Swede,  Cafllson  by  name, who prepared himself for his career as a burglar   by   serving   an   apprenticeship  as a locksmith.    Since then he has  posed  as  a nobleman,  an  author,  a  millionaire,  and  a diplomatist, with  consummate skill, living in princely  style in Berlin, Munich, Pans, Vienna  and other cities under different names  and   in  different   disguises.    All  the  time he has lived by the most daring  burglaries, usually at hotels, although  at times he was not averse from looting  the  private  residence  of a millionaire  or  an  art connoisseur.    He  has changed his role and his address  according  to  necessity,  and   avoided  nrrest with great skill,  although the  best-detectives-in-Europe-havo-been  searching for him  for months.    Car-  llson is described as a man of "very  gentlemanly"   .appearance,   with   refined tastes', and pronounced artistic  and   literary   inclinations.     He   was  a great favorite  among women, who  were ch.vmcd by his cvouisito manners.  Carllson was noted for his taste  in dress, and while living in -Vienna  in the guise of a, diplomat on leave  he is said to have inaugurated a new  fashion in neckties.    When .arrested.  Carllson   was   staying   at   the   most  fashionable   hotel   in   Munich,   where  he occupied  an expensive suite, and  posed as a Danish nobleman of great  wealth.    The  police  found  $7;500 in  his possession, in addition to jewelry  valued   at   $15,000.     It   is   estimated  ..savs the Berlin correspondent of the  "Express,"   that  his   annual, income  from burglaries averaged $75,000 during   the   past   ten    years.    Carllson  took   his   nrrest  philosophically,   and  threatens to write his memoirs while  in prison. '.  Oratory   In   Hay   Loft.  The Pope has decided a dispute between Right Rev. Dr. Brindle, Roman  Catholic Bishop of Nottingham, England, and Rev. Father Meenagh, a  priest in his diocese, in favor of the  priest.  Some time ago Alfred Wright, of  Swanswick Grange, near Alfreton,  opened a private oratory in a disused  hayloft, and allowed it to be used  for public celebration of mass.- Father  Meenagh protested, as it was injuring the attendance at his church, but  the bishop took no notice of his protest, and a few days after held a confirmation service in the hayloft ora-  The Pope has now decided that the  obligation to attend mass on Sunday  is not satisfied by attendance at a  private oratory���-.  Forest   Protection  Protection of forests' already existing is the first step in forestry. Fire  is by far the most serious enemy of  the forest; damages from insects and  fungi usually occupy an entirely secondary place. In the valley of the  Ottawa River,'it has often been said,  ten times as much timber has been  destroyed by fire as has been taken  out by the lumbermen.  In respect to the protection of her  forests from fire, .Canada has taken  the lead on the American continents.  ��� For 22 years past���i. e., since  1835���Ontario, has had a 6ystem of  protection of her forests; and the  Dominion administration and almost  all the provincial governments have  followed her lead.    -      ���*  All the Canadian systems" of fire  protection effect this object by means  of fire rangers who patrol an assigned district. When a fire is discover-  3d in its first stages, they put it out;  if the fire .is beyond their power to  control, they are given'power .to call  in���even to compel���help.  The fire protection system on Dominion -forest lands was inaugurated by-  Mr. E. Stewart, then Superintendent  ii Forestry, in 19m: At the beginning the number of men employed was  small, but by 1904 had risen to forty,  and now about fifty men are employed. This year, for the first time, rangers nre being employed along the  Athabasca and Lesser Slave Lake ;  there'nre three in. this region. The  greater number of the rangers are  -jmploved in the railway belt in' British Columbia and along the eastern  slope of the Rocky Mountains; in  these districts about half the total i  ���mmber of rangers are employed. ,  There are also rangers in the Edmonton district, the Prince Albert district, and .on the following reserves:  Moose Mountains. Riding Mountains,  Duck Mountains, Turtle Mountains  ->nd Sprucewoods.  The rangers are under the supervision of the Crown Timber Aeent.  forest Ranger, or some other official  designated for the purpose. Not only  -lo thev keep watch for fires, but  thev also post fire notices and generally trv to impress on the people-  the danger to the forests,-f��"*"n-'fires  nnd the need of care in setting fires;  'his educational feature is not the  least valuable part of their work. On  private timber limits half tlie expense  of fire ranging is borne by the limit  owners and half bv the Dominion  �����overninent; on lands not under li.-  <*ense the Dominion government pays  the whole expense.  The value of such a system of fire  protection is impossible to estimate  Tt is the "ounce of prevention" and  ���*>e putting out of a small fire ma'*  iienn the saving of many thousands  of dollars.  Testimony as to the .efficiency of  this system has, however, been given  bv manv lumbermen, both on provincial and Dominion lands.  "But she sings more than she plays;  why do you speak of her music" as  instrumental?" .    .'���  "Well, it's instrumental in 'making  the neighbors move out."���Catholic  Standard and Times.  40 .PAGE TRAP BOOK  Picture of 46 wild animals in color9,  gun and trap catalogue, price list of  raw-furs,  hides and  skins,  sent postpaid for 4c in stamps.   N. W. Hide &  Fur  Co.,   Minneapolis,   Minn.  Kendall's Spavin Cure g*^,,  Here is Jnst one cue  out of thousand*���  , H-Miota, Man.,  March is. 'oS.  "ThU U to testify to  the value of Kendall.1*  Spavin Cure as a  Spavin Remedy and  Liniment for general  use. 1 used it for  Spavins on a colt two  ��� year* ago, and found it a complete cure."  Wm. Jaergens.-  Save your horse with Ktndall's-^he  sure cure for all Bony Growths. Swellings.  aud Lameness., )i a bottle���6 for Jj. Our  Kreat book���"Treatise on the Horse'.'���  free from dealers or -'   ao  Ir, I.-J. KiHltll Cs.,EatibiirtFilh,TiTnectlDJX  AMY   HORSE   SHOER  can have on application to us a sample (free of charge) of our IMPROVED  TAPER COUNTERSUNK HEAD  horse nails, sufficient to shoe a horse.  They are made by the old reliable hot-  forged process from Swedish Special  Steel rods. They will be found to drive  easiest, and wear best. No better  hor3e"nails are made in the world.  State size preferred, and name of dealer through  whom you  usually  pur-  CANADA HORSE NAIL COMPANY  MONTREAL.  Itch, Mange, Prairie Scratches and  every form of contagious Itch on human or animals cured in 30 minutes  by  WolforH's  Sanitary   Lotion.  Tommy���Say,  Pop.  Tommy's Pop���Well, what is it?  Tommy���When a standing army  gets tired can it occupy the seat of  war?���Philadelphia Record.  Minard's  theria.  Liniment    Cures    Diph-  Perfuming a Closet.  'To perfume a closet measure a piece  of cheesecloth to reach from one eud  of the closet to the other the full  length of the walls. Double and put in  two sheets of wadding well dusted  with orris root, tucking as closely as Is  needed to keep In place.  Sew rings to the side that the whole  sheet may be tied up. The hangers  may also have'perfume wadding on  them, and nothing more will be needed  to enjoy the delicate violet odor on all  gowus und wraps kept in such a closet  "WOMAN'S WORK IN MINES.  Female��� Labor���Successful���I n_Soirth.  Africa���Prohibited   In   Britain.  Until recentlj women were employed in England in connection with surface work in coal mining and brick  works. The women were found to be  very strong, but they were otherwise  unsatisfactory and were ultimately  dispensed with at the collieries. The  coal mines regulation act of Great Britain prohibits woman labor being employed underground.  In German South West Africa an  Investigator .found many ' native women at work about the mines. Thej  weie useful in carrying in loads, es-;  pecially ol firewood. The women labor was cheap and as long as they  were left alone to tuke as much time  as they liked over the ' work and do  it as they wished they were all right.  His next experience was higher ut  the coast, in West Africi. Labor war  3hort and they decided to try women  to carry stones. They carried the  first two loads and th**y then struck.  Those women quite altered the conditions of carrying stones. They carried them for a certain distance, but  three or four relays had to be provided. After that thoy were tried at  carrying sand and tilings like that.  They went on for n short while, but  did the work in fits and starts. __  Jn another place, also on the West  Coast, where women had been tried  against the black men, it was found  that for carrying in firewood they were  by far the best and cheapest. There,  of course, thov were on piece work  although their tickets were marked  just the same as if they were on day  work. '    '  Their task was to carry in .a cord ol  wood a day. They used to start about  4.30 a. m. and went on carrying until  7, and from 7.30 till 0 or 10. Then il  thev wanted to get off early the next  day they used to carry another.cord oi  wood in the afternoon or a part of it.  They were a decided success, but  they were very particular as to-whether the cord of wood was exactly in  what thev called their circle. They  did not mind how close if was to the  boilers, but if it were a little over  their distance they would go to the  manager and want an increase directly . * . ' ���  Somo w-imen used to carry about  100 ponndi Dn thoir heads; on an average about 85 to 'J5 pounds of wood.  Statistics published in The Mining  World from time to time show that  there are a number of women employed in the coal mines of Belgium and  Germany, for instance, as pickers and  aortera  fits  perfectly  b ccause  each garment  is made to fit an  individual type of "  figure.  After it is finished and  goes to the laundry for  its final washing, each  garment is tested on  models  ranging from _a .  _to_50_inch bust measure-   ment. Thus the size is  determined accurately.-  And the size as marked  is exact, and stays so,  because Stanfield's Underwear can't shrink nor  stretch. (  Your dealer will likely have all  ��izes and, weights.^, If not, he can  get them for you. 135  STANFIELDS LIMITED  T8UR0, N.S.  Ryrie ������ Special" 815.00  oUR  "iUR SPECIAL Udies Watch at  H5.00 is a yery accurate time  piece, and contains a fine Ryrie Bros. 15  Jewelled movement, carrying our fullest  guarantee.  THE   CASE is a  MIc gold (tiled  guaranteed for 25 years.  THIS WATCH can be supplied in  a man's size, open faced, screw  front and bid-, at the same price.  1 ���:-%i  Y* ��1  Ryrie Bros.,  Limited  134-138 Ybnie St.  TORONTO  W.   Nl   U.   No.   667. <���&"  Q  I  rV*.1!Sf!ii.'- J  .*  L..l^U"l.'^-l ��-" J     <J~*  THE LEADER, MOYIE, BRITISH COLUMBIA.  - V  THE MOYIE LEADER.  ^Published in t^e interest of the people  of Moyie and East Kootenay.  J?. J. SMYTH, Publishep.  BATES Or SDWCJ-IPTION.  One���Ye��r..  ,.*2.00  SATURDAY,   DEO. 21,1007.  ' ?1N4i00DCRCUMSTANCES.  ���One has only to glance ai tho  annual report of tbe Consolidated  Mining and Smelting Co. of Canada to see that.the affairs of the  ..it     i .       i     -  company are in satisfactory  shape. In the report of Manager  Aldridge he says that during the  past year .ten .miles ot .jiuder  ^ground yvpijk have been done on  "'the St.   Eugene.   He   also 'says  that on the St. Eugene Jan?- ore  * i.  i    i   ,-��--���.   ���*   -   ';   * *"*-  bodies  in the  cross jjiewp have  been .found. These ure .known as  3rd and -th avenues. Tlie 3rd  avenue ore shoot -found ttyy diamond drilling, has been Jocated  ]an the 1,700,1,800, 1,900 aij-d #000  fk-levels. The.2,6p6'ft, level does  not promise to yield .yearly so  large a tonnage aB did tho 1,900  ft. level, .but rthip level is not thoroughly prospected. In the south  /vein just above the 2,000 j��t. level  ai   ore shoot 30ft. wide of fair  t'tK      vi'::    .*  �� ���''       ���''���.  .grade qf ore has ,been .found. .The  :2,I00 ft. level has- not .shown up  any large ore bodies, but }t will  reauire some months to prospect.  Tliere are indications .that the  south vein may in the future  orove to be more productive than  the main vein, and there is every  reason to hope that other. cross  fissures containing pre w^l be-  found.  -As -o the affairs erf the company, after writing off $91,705.50  >, -* '   - if *     -  depreciation upon plant an��  'equipment, ^the pperation profit  shown is $184]o76.07. The .special  reserve of $20,000 provided for  June 80bh, 1906, has been .use�� in  eettUng claims for damages resulting upon the explosion of the  jpowder thaw house at the Centre  star mine.. A new reserve fund of  t$20,OPP Ior claims on other accounts has been established.  After providing for .the above and  ., ~.      ,     i   .        .      ���    =       1.   i I      -i     '.     i  the payment of four "dividends,  numbering 3 - to 6 inclusive,  amounting to $480,006, the bal-  .���ance^to .the credit of profit and  loss is $55,586. The profits of the  cocppanyfp.r the year -ha.ye -been  ���unfavorably���affected���by���two  .strikes in the. coal fields, which  shut off the supply for jthe mines  and Bmelters, the very severe  winter of 1906-7 and the unset-  tied' 'and unsatisfactory labor  conditions, aU of which greatly  restricted the mining, smelting  and refining operation's, and resulted in increased costs as compared to the previous years.  Merry Christmas.'  At Nelson Monday night Barney Mullin and Jack Fitzsimmons,  c-onsin of lanky Bob, fought just  one mimute, when they clinched.  When the clinch was broken Pitz  jfell to the |lo^r and was coanted  out. The prevailing opinion is  that Mullin struck Eitz in the pit  qf the abdomen ���y-zith his knee,  one oi tine dirtiest pricks known  fco tho prqfession. Thp crowd  was hostile, and it will be a long  time patil the people j$ Nelson  can be .induced ,to put up their  good coin to see   another   prize.  ������  ��������,  ~*     Making Good.  .Inhere ,1s no way of making lasting  friends llko "Making Good;" and Doctor  - Pierce's jji.ed'clnes'.wcH exemplify this,  and their friends, after more than two  "decades'of popularity; are numbered by  the.hnndroa? Of thousands." .'fboy havo  '"made good" and .tfhuy havo net ptfU'e  drunkards.'    - '      ������>������'  A good, honest, square-deal medicino of  known composition Is Dr. Pierce's Oolden  .Medical Discovery. It still enjoys an immense sale, while most of tho preparations that nave come into prominence in  the earlier period of lbs popularity have  ���gemd _y the.board",and are never moro  ���.hearcTpt. 'There must1 be some reason for  '.thin,long-time popularity'and'that Is to  he found in its superior merits. When  once given a fair trial for weak stomach,  or for liver and blood affections, its superior curative qualities are soon manifest;  henco lt has survived .and grown in popular favor, while scor& of.less meritorious  arUcIo9*have"*8tia^_e_I}r''fiasboa,lnfo.favor  for a brief period and then been,as soon  forgotten. ' '*        '       *' '"   For a'torpid liver \rlth'lts attendant  Indigestion, dyspopsfa, 'heaflacho;*' pelr-*  baps di-_-iness, foul breath, nasty coatisp.  tongue, with bitter taste, loss of appetite,  ���with'distress after- eating; iie-'rousuefeg  and debility, nothing ,Is'eo good as-^Df.  "Tierco'tfiGold'en Medieitl Discovery', .It's  'an honest, "square-deal medicine with aU  Its ingredients printed on bottle-wapper  ��� no secret, * no hocus-pocus humbug,  therefore don't accept a substitute 'that  'the dealer jmay possibly'make a little bigger profti. 'Insist on ^your"- right ..tb^have  ���what you call tor'.' ���      ���'���' *      ' "v  Don't buy Dr. Pierce's Favorlte.Prescrip*  tion expecting it to prove a "cure-all.** It  -lis only advised for woman's arpecUil'a\T-  monts. ,It makes weak womed strong and  'sick women well*. * Less ������"advertised-.thajji  some preparations sold fOT.liBe'purposes,  'Its sterling curative virtues still maintain  Its position In the front ranks, where it  .stood over two 'decades ago. As an invigorating Ionic and Strengthening nervine It is unoqualed. It won't satisfy.tho?e  who want" booze,".for''there is not a drop  "of altoh'ol in-it.'-   *-���-.--*.'-  Dr. Plch-e's Pleasant Pellet*, the original Littlo Liver Pills, although tho first  5pill of their kind in the market, still lead,  'and when onco tried are ever afterwards  .In favor.* * Kasy to take-as candy-Hme to  "throe a dose.'- Much -imitated but never  ���equaled.- ' ���     '���    ���-'���������    -'- -���������'-'���  -'  How Diphtheria is   Contracted.  !      ,     ,1    -,-.-s    .-<     - *:���   -V  -  One often hears the expression,  "My child caught a severe cold  which developed into diphtheria,"  when the truth was that ,the cold  had simply left .the "little, one.  particularly susceptible to the  wandoring diphtheria germ.  When Chamberlain's Cough Kemedy is given it quickly cures the  cold and lessens the .danger of  diphtheric, or any other germ disease being contracted. For sale  by The Moyie Drug <& Stationery  Co,  Wheu tu Oa Home.  From the Bluffton, Tnd Banner:  '!When tired out, go home. When  you want consolation, go home,  When you want fun, go home.  When you want to show others  that you have reformed, go home  and let your family get acquainted with the fact. Whe,n you  want to show yourself at your  best go home and do the act  there. When you feel like being  extra liberal go home and practice on your wife and children  first., When you want to shine  with extra brilliancy go' home  and light up the whole household." To which we would add,  when ���$*pu have a bad cold go  home and take Chamberlain's  Cough .Repie'dy and a quick cure  is certain. For sale by The  AloyJe,D^ug&,Stationery Co.  i\~'< <.' Oii ��m  LINOLEUM  ^CARPETS  \When -furnishing ,yau,r   !  home or hot'ej don't forget we can furnish "yo.u   ;  promptly ano! complete.  MAIL OEDERS GIVEN  PROMPT ATTENTION  Standard Eflijnjtpre  Company  NELSON, -   -  .-    ��. C,  .AGENTS  Mason <fe <Rinch Piano Co.  ,*   r,-     -i ,       i- if.  Ostermoor Mattress.  Globe-.Wernick Office Furniture.   ;  "edijcaxionai,.  I  O. O. F.  Wildoy.Lod*5.- No. 44.  Meets Tuesday evenings in' McGregor  hall on  Victoria street.   Sojourning  Odd EelloWfi cor^.iall.T invited.  VV. H. Laibp P. J. Smy-ih,  '   Noble Grand. Secr'y.  tit.' Eugene It(\dge No. 37.  K. of P-  Meets every Thursday  evening in McGregor  hall at 8 o'clock. Visiting'brothers invited.  A. G. MoN*jja#p.sE, G. H Findlay,  Chancellor Com.' K. R, and S,  Moyie   Miners'   Pnion  No. 71 W. F, ofM.  Meets in McGregor ball every Saturday evening.     Sojourning. members  are cordially invited to attend.  John Taylor Thos. E, Kelly,  President. Secretary  Harvey,    McOarter &  JMEacdonald.  Barrister8,';So'lfcilor8i Notaries, Etc.  Cranbrook.   - .-   B. C.  W. E. GURD,     -  BAKKISTKK, SOI..ICIXOB, K.TO.  GU^NUROOl-. B. C  C.H. DUNBAR  Barrister, Solicitor, Notary Public, Etc  Cranbropk, 3- C.  *--- - - - ���-    'L      * t        ' -1 *  Mr.,S. Moore, B. A., will give instruction in JBookkecping, Lan-'  guages and Science, in the ,even-;  ing.  Mrs. Moore gives lessons on the  organ and piano, and theory of  music.   Apply at residence. '   ~~  Farm Land Eor-^ale.  One hundred and sixty acres of,  land 16 miles from Pincher creek.  Land all fenced, good house  water, close to school, land all  tillable, 15 acres under cultivation.  Will sell for $25 an acre. Apply  at this office*. -, ���  Moyie needs a fire - alarm,  and  needs i,t badly,  i -   i   ,   -.1       i  -*+*���  Speaking of getting loaded, jthe  letter carriers fear the worst.  I-.:   ��i,!   i. .     i >��� ��� ��� ���'���  - -��� -  Copper is like truth. Though  arched in -fey*- York, it will rise  again. ���Ledge.  *: ���-.ui   The jtij.rkey who escaped  Thanksgiving is up against an-  other shajrp prisis in his li^e.  BIG  Reduction  LOTS  3t.  Joseph's   Oonyent.  Nsyosonj^.c.  hoarding and Day Schoql' conduct-'  ed hy tbe Sisters of St. Joseph, Nelson*,  B. C. .Commercial and busineeB  courses a specialty. Excellence . and  swift progress characterize each department. Parents should 'write for  particulars. One month assures tbe  public of the thoroughness of tbe  Sisters' methods of teaching. Terms  comnkneo January, April and Sept  Pupils are admitted during term-  ERESH  DR. E, B. MILES,  .���i.-       ������'       - ���*���   -   *  Crranbrook, B, ,C.  George H. Thompson^  B-&SISTKK, SOLrCITOR  tafy Public, -fee.  ���iff "   ��� - - ���  CR&NBEOOK,.,���British Qo^us^bia  ^      "��� <*'" *~ t     ��' 'J  "LET I'S STAKD'aCGEaHtK."  . You to buy our trousers and other  garments, and we "make   good"   our  HS8ertion that lor   stlye,  fit, quality  and price  YOU CAN'T DUPLICATE  OUR   GARMENTS.  It's a broad assertion but provable.  Our best citizens wear our clothes,  They are walkiog proofs of-all we as-  ser-\ O.ur "trousers sale" is a'''spec-  ial."   Don't miss it. -   ���  Cleaning,      repairing and  pressing donp.  C. A.FOOTE  MOYIE, B. C  THE CANADIAN BANK  OF COMlvIERCE  J3��_J>  Off,iq.-i TORONTO  ESTABLISHED 1897  B. K. *WAXKEP, ���President  AXEX. 1AJRD, General Manager  A. H. JRELAftP, .Superintendent of  Branches  Paid-up Capital, $10,000,000  Rest, - - -- 5,000,000  Total Assets, - 113,000,000  BANK MONEY ORDERS  18S1IED AT TH- r.OU.OW|NQ ,RfTU ,  $5 and under    3 cent.  Over $5 and no.texceeding $10......   ,6 cents  "   $10       " " $30..:... -lOcenri*' *7   '  -"   $30       " - $5J> $5*enta  These Orders -are -payable at par ai any office in Canada of a Chartered P-afc  (Yukon excepted), and at the principa" banking points in the United States.  They are negotiable at $4*90 .to the �� sterling inJ3reat Britain and Ireland.  They form an excellent method of remitting .small sums of ;noney with safety  and at small cost, and may b.e obtained without delay At any office of the Bank  CRANBROOK BRANCH.  F. G. MALPAS. MGR  STOP AT THE  COSMOPOLITAN  -- WHEN IN   .  CRANBROOK  Good rooms^good tables and bar  and  first class sample roo-ns.  ���^r^^ST^-  W. R. BEATTY  Embalmer and .Undertaker,  Phone ���?. - -^sys -i*i ���   fi RAN^BQOK  Wm. Jewell  Express and General Delivery Business. . Livery ��,nd  Feed Stable.  WOOD   AND   COAL  I|pp Sa��e  Cosmopolitan Hotel  DIMOCK & HAGARTY,  Proprietors.  Nearest Hotel to the St. Eugene mine.  Headquarters  for Miners.  BAR SUPPLIED WITH BEST BRANDS OF LIQUORS AND CIGARS  Rates $1.00 a day and up.  BAiftRY DI-HOCjK. ^ ,   JOHNHAQARTY  BIG STRIKE  Leave Orders at  ^Wynne's Store.  MOYIE  British   Col u ml  .-THE-  The   .owners of the   Moyie  to.yrns'it.e are leaking a 25  per cent reduction on all  jthejlr property.  -  Call and  utter.  P. BURNS & BO  MOYIE, 3. C.  Large sample room in connection  with house fqr commerciaj &��$��� ^esl  of a-jcoramddatlons.  Headquarters for   Com-  merci'al and Mining Men.  QUBENS ATONUB, MOYIK, B. O  BUY YOUH  il  tr. -        '        .YJ ���*���        ��*"        ���*��� ��� ���'       *-       ,  Totoabcos.  In the case of the poor bi*it hon-  ,esjb preacher, bear in vAml that  cash is   generally   preferable   to  Bofa  rjillows.  ��� >����  Something      is     inexplicably  ���v?rong   *or^en   a   Sin   Francisco  bank th^t wjth8t,pod   the earthquake goes to piece? nq"jy.   *������*  A woman can have a better  time shopping without haying  any money. than having the  jpeney but rjot shopping.  BO YEARS*  EXPERIENCE  JilN^  Trade Marks  Designs  - -, ...        Copyrights &c.  Anyone sendins a nkctoh and deserlpUbn ma}  nulnkly ascortalii our opinion free whetbor an  Invention Is probably potentablo. Coramunlcs-  Hons atrlotly oonUdentftJ.Tffnnaboolt on Patents  Bontlroo. Oldest OBonoJ tor -jocurinc-patents. -  Patonts talcpn through Mnnn & Co. tocolv*  mclafnattch, wlthoiit'ybargli.'lnthe  FJRO^   .  A B, Stewart  & Co,  FREE  ft, 1.   McKlLLDP  The people .of Moyie struck  luck when they b,egan look;-  i r.g into  the prices of  FURNITURE  at the C, G. S. Stores,  CJiANBRpOK.  If yon have a bedroom to  fix up, a "dining room or  -parlor to furnish, it will pay  you to. get prices from 4his  company. Freight prepaid  onfall orders.  Cranbrook   Cooperative   Stores  LIMITED.  NELsorr,  b. c  ���^^a?^.  O  F. DESf ULNIEB  DEALER IN  PEOMPT DELIVERY.  QiU66ju S,_A v or  HITATn'TTI  -JU.V/ X J J_l  s-t.;,t,_^"^���^-  F. J. SMYTH  A handBomolt'llluBtrutad wpefcly. TMgott dr-  tulatlon of any etlenttflo Touriqil. TermB. S8 a  jrenr- four -nonthB,*!. 8�� d^yejl n��7Bdoalera  WN&Go.38,B'��tS_iNew.YorJ  Bnmch Office. &_ *P 81��*W����>r<lon. D. C    '  AGENT  BOX 4.  MOYIE B.C.  NEW YORK  CLIPPER  |8 THE PREATE8T  THEATRICAL $ SHOW PAPER  IN THE WORLD.  $4.00 Per Year.'   Single Copy. 10 Cts.  ISSUED WEEKLT."    '  Sample Copy Free.  FRANK QUEEN PUB. CO. (Ud),  1TnnJ bomb PUBLISHERS,  GOLD WATCH  J^oys and girls sen,4 us yo.vr pame  aad address a*ad we wijl send yon  pharges paid 20 sets beautifully  colored  picture; post  CARDS  to sell at If) cents a set. Send us  the money collected and we will  send for your trouble a handsome  GOLD ^ATCH  Write today.   Address.  Royal Supply Co.  ST. ANICET,  QUEBEC.  CANADIAN   AVU* ...,.  Christmas  Excursions  -'  EAST    $68.95  TO MONTREAL  Toronto a^i& all peints  west thereof in Ontario  and Quebec.  Quebec, St. John,    Halifax   and  other Maritime  province ' cities.  Rates on application.  Tickets on sale daily  DECEMBER 1st. to 3ist.  5P  1  ^3>a^S&93����a9a^������������^���������!����'����a^a��at-^������a'9����3'ag'3'93'���������C������a  MOYIE    HOTEL.  P. F. J0EMS10M  ���TJiW! Hotel ia New and well Furnished The  Tables are Supplied with the Best the  Maraet affords. The Bar is Filled with  .the .Best Brands of Liquors and Cigars.  A  HEADQUARTERS FOR COMMERCIAL  AND MINING MEK  MOTIB  BRITISH COLUMBIA    it,  -ccescec-? ^meee���*seee*se������^999efie���999^��9999999���e���^����** i  ��� ��_-�����  Ae m-idfl by the present .brewer .is  admittedly   the  Best Beer in East J^ootenay. With tlie Best Malt afjd  he Purest Spring Water it is unexcelled /or quality, -,-  jCusi.st.on having Moyie Beer,  Bottled and Draft Beer,  Rouud trip, first class  Three months' limit.  ,OLD COUNTRY HATES  Halifax,   St.   John   or   Portland  and return  ���?8,8��  Return Quean P-jres,  Salpon ��� ' , Second - "     Steejrage  $10^50 $75.00 $55.00  '   and ijp according to steamer.  For .detailed information   sailing  ocean steamers, first class or tour-  jst   sjeep.er    reservations   apply  local agent or  JOHN MOE,       EJ.COYLE,  DM, Fasi. Agt.' Ase't GodI. Puss, Ac  Molbonj  * Vancwirw.  PHAS. INDERWIES, Mgr,  MOYIE, B.C.  iLiiiiiiiiii|ii|ii.iijiiiiiiiii,M m  W Fresh  Bread,   Pies and Cakes  always /j\  m ^ on Hand , ;  All kinds of CAKES made to   order.  YOUR PATRONAGE SOLICITED.    ' . .  R. M. CALDER, Proprietor,

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