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■VOL.J,KrQ,-jH,
MOYIE p^ ©..a, SEPT, 24,' 1898.
m A YEAE
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St. Eugene, Lake Shore
and Moyie.
| JMST IDEAL TOWNSITE For Busjness^and
Pleasure; as a Residential Locality
Unequalled '
Situated on Moyie Lake
ing, Boating, Bathing
ExccUent Fish-
A SPUR WILL SQQNiflE BUILT.
,W, Rotors of  NeJson was, Hero Loofe-
(-    Ing for Business for His
Company.
and (l£hooting.
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-BACKED BY
ugene, Me
tore,, loyie
^Cinee pili;within an hour's walk. ,Good'water
■^Pply. Exceptional drainage facilities. Has
itlxQ -best prospects.
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The Busiest and Most Talked of Town in
.      , EAgT ICOQTENAY.
CAMPBELL, Moyig City,
^T^^P^^^SP^^t^P
I The C entral Hote
V. DESADXiiTEIt & CO.,, Props.
Tho ]£otu£i£ sEqujppcd in First, Class Style
Throughout. Largo ami Commodious Diuiug
Room', #cat B.«nds£of Wuier, Liquors and
Cigars cauJbftlhftd^.ItheJBar.
Headquarters for CommenciaJ .and Mining ftflets.
ilC     QUEEN  AVENUE, ,, —-
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S. A/SCOTT, Prop,
This hotel is now open to the public, and is well furnished throughout. , None but the best brands of wines,
liquors and cigars kept in stock.       .       *       .    ' ,     .
Within very few days' Moyie City
wUl have three steady shipping mines',
something that no other town in
East Kootenay .can boast of. For
years the work of developing these
properties has been going quietly on/
and now that the railway has been|
built „t,he transporting .q{ ore can
begin> at once. All1 three mines arej
within sight of town, the farthest one'
not being over a mile distant, and'
the nearest pae being within; the .city,
limits. , . .,       ■ ■
F. W. Peters, district freight agent?
for the, C, P. R: stationed at Neleon,
was here Thursday to   ascertain   the
amount of ore to be shipped over the
Crow's Nest road from this point.   He
visited the St.   Eugene and conferred
with Mr. Cronin  for,, the shipment of
the ore of that mine, and   also  had a,
talk with  Ghas. Farrell of the Lake'
Shore.    Mr. Peters  found   plenty of!
ore   on' every   hand'.'and  was   much'
pleased with  the amount qf .business
there was in sight, for his company.
The St. Eugene ,h£is 2.000 tons of
clean ore -ready for shipment, .which
will he brought down within a few
weeks., the wagon road being completed and everything being in readiness for the work.
,The owners of the Lake Shore mine
are building a wagon road to their
mine, which is only about 50 yards
from the liue .of railway and are also
putting up an ore bin. They ■ will
commence work in the mine within
a few days and be in position to make
regular shipments as soon as ears are
available.
Work is being pushed, on the'Moyie
and Queen of the Hills and as soon as
the last payment is made -this mine
will he ready for shipping or.e..
Arrangements have been made for
a spur to leave the main line near the
lowter -end of the town and run to a
point about immediately opposite the
workings of the Lake Shore mine.
This spur has been assured the mine
owners, and will be ready by the .time
the ore is on hand for'shipment.
Cr^OCBRIES,
MA1EWTM  .RETAIL '■ EMPORIUM:
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TfN PROOFING;A SRECIALiTY:
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:&■ -SOOTS and SHOES,
- PROPRIETORS   OtV
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STRICTLY FIRST CLASSjHT ALL;dEPABTM£N326.'
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Tttt-OTSTXIE!   CITX.
Was a Close Call,
Thejvjople of a little town in British ^Columbia! have been hanging right
over the brink of a fragrant church
scandal. Just before the close of' the
services a few Sundays .ago, a good
broLher walked forward totbe .pulpit,
handed the .minister an announcement, as the thought, and asked-him to
read it .to the congregation 'before he
dismissed .them. Just before the dox
ology   the , minister' said-:    "JBrothei
LOCAL   NEWS.
FIRST CLASS ACCOMMODATIONS.
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I This HoteHs New and well Furnished The ,.,
Tables are Supplied with the Best the J
Market affords. The Bar is Filled with |
the Best Brands of Liquors ,and Cigars. %
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HEADQUARTERS FOR COMMERCIAL
AND MININGMEN. .
MOYIB^OITY,' ■        —       '.—•'■■—■'      —'''—.    ' ■' JJKITISil COI-UMltIA
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Coijaiuoucomout of Scliool.
The opening of the first school term
in Moyie  City occured last Monday
morning at nine o'clock.   When  tho
teacher and the children, 12  in  number, gathered at  the little log  building fronting the lake on that morning,
there was no stove, desks chairs, blackboards or  maps.    But  a   transformation scene soon took place.'  The  kids
lost no time rigging up seats, and   the
schoolma'am proceeded   to hustle  a
soap box for a desk.   A gunny  sack
served the purpose of a window shade,
and a tomato can for a water bucket.
In a few minutes school was running
in "full blast, and  the  children wore
being put through their regular  exercises.   Since   that time a stove lias
been secured, and  arrangements  are
being made for desks, and making the
room comfortable for winter.
Bramley. has handed in thefoilowing,"
and in a clear voice lie read the note
which ran as .follows:: ■
M-5- Ow«r Pet Beam—Are you never
coming to see me again?    I ani dying
to see my darling once more and gaze
into his beloved eyes.   The old mummy that calls, herself your  wife will'
never find -it.out.    Kow can you endure her?   'Gome, darling.-to one who
truly loves you. , Your own and only,
-"..'•       .    , ■-       -Mary.
The good- brother   had  handed  in
the   wrong   announcement.   At   the
close   of   the. reading ,the   .minister
looked .horror struck, the-congregation
stared  at   Bramley   with   hard,  cold
stares, and his"w?fc stood  in her seat
and glared  like  a  .tigress.    He was
equal %o  the  occasion, however, and
rising calmly and with a look of perfect resignation on his face he said:
''Brothers and sisters—It may seem
strange to you, that I should ask our
beloved pastor to read suck a -terrible
thing as that from the pulpit, but the
best way to fight .the devil is to fight
him boldly Jace to face. The writer
of that note isuuknown to me, but it
is evidently some depraved child of
sin, who is endeavoring to besmirch
my christian character, and ruin my,
I trust, spotless reputation. I shall
use every endeavor to ferret out the
writer and if discovered will hold her
up (o tho contempt of all christian
people.1'
lie Silt down .amid a murmur of, approbation and sympathy, and his wife
wanted to''bug' him right before the
congregation. -That evening ho told
tho .writer, of the note what had oc-'
curred and remarked with a grin that
it was the uloecHt call he ever had In
his life. ,
G. Campbell was.in Fort Steele this
week. "
C. J. Clayton and Al  Manuel. leave
today ;for Nelson.  .
Joe Shae took in the sights' of Cran-
brook Monday and Tuesday. ■
Mr. Kaiser, of the Fort Steele Brew-
'- ing Co., was in town Thursday.
J. M. McMahou returned from
Oranbrook on Monday night's train.
■ C. J. Rose made a business trip to
JKuskonook ,.tho ,'latter part of the
week. <
Postmaster Moore went over to take
a look at -Cranbrook, remaining until
Thursday.
C. J. Clayton, one of the owners -of
the Lake Shore hotel, arrived ►from
Nelson Monday,
G. R. Muir shipped' a .carload of
dressed'lumber to Cranbrook yester-'
day, the-first loaded .car to leaveMoyie.f
Rev. R. J. Macpherson, now stationed in Cranbrook, came over .last,
Saturday to enjoy the breezesoi Movie'
lake for a few hours.
A number of the residents of town
are cutting their winter's wood, and
clearing the streets of many unsightly
trees at the same time. Let the good
work continue.
' The men working on the section
are making Moyie their headquarters.
It is the general supposition that a
section houso will soon be built here
for their accommodation.
GENERAL NEWS NOTES.
Cranbrook has <ai express office.'
Nearly. 10 miles-of  the -line  to the
North Star-have'been located..
The North -Star steamer ok the
Kootney river has made her'last tr\p
for this season.
There arenow nine good stopping
places between Brooklyn and Christina
lake on the tote road.  ■ .   •-
The supplies for the Moyie City
postofiice are now in the Fort Steele
office; ready to bo forwarded here as
soon as a regular mail service is establish ed.
A change has been made in the
dining room of the Centra] Hotel. Mr.
and Mrs. H. McKay ' have succeeded
Mr. and Mrs. Ben Murphy, who Imve
now assumed chargo of the Kaufi'maii
houso dining room.
.Rather than return to the penitentiary Edward Short, of Great Falls,
Mont., who wa8 pardoned a few days
ago, killed himself by a shot through
the heart.
The-C. P. R. is preparing an exhibit
of minerals for Boston, in order to
demonstrate >to capitalists of the east
the-great'valueof the mineral resources
of this country.
Last-week a large 'bear-walked into -
the main street-of Fert Saskatchewan,
butjiot liking the appearance of things
>he. wandered into the> suburbs and
climbed a'tree, where very shortly his
attempt at' civilization was cut short
by bullets.
During the month of August the
land department of the -C. P. It. dis-
posed of 1S)MS acres of land for the
total sum of $66,398. This is more
than double the sales of August a year
ago, when S640 acres were disposed of
for $30,209.
The Independent Order of Forester*
have voted Dr. Oronhytekha a bonus
of $5,000 for his zeal in building ths
beautiful Foresters lemple in Toronto,
and for other services in the order. Ha
was voted a salary of $10,000 yearly
for the next three years.
SAW AND PLANING MILL
All Kinds of Rough and
Messed Lumber. . . « .
moxie CITX, b, a
FOR PKICES  APrtY, OR WRITE
GhR.MTJIR, Mgr.
Tho Society Girl.
For what work has been done on
this property the showing ia simply
remarkable, and with a little more
capital expended it bids fair to rank
with the other properties, such as the
St. Eugene, Moyie and the Lake Shore,
on the same ledge. About 40 tons of
ore are now on the dump, and a wagon
road will soon be built to connect with
the St. Eugene road in order that the
ore may be brought to this place and
shipped. The Society Girl is: owned
by Ohaa. Farrell and others.
A representative of the Leader was
right royally entertained last Sunday
by A. T. Clark at his ranch on the
west shore, of the lake.
Change of Managemout.   '
A change in the management of the
Lake Shore hotel took place the,first
of the week. The owners, Al. Manuel,
J. M. Lindsay and Chas. Clayton, have
given S. A. Scott a six month's lease. J
on tho property. Mr. Scott is one of
the pioneers of Moyie, and has been in
business here before. By his fair and
courteous treatment he has made
many friends, who will now give him
a liberal share of their pajtronage in
his new enterprise..
u: H. Oliver was back to Moyie
this week on a visit after an absence
of several months. Mr., Oliver is now
holding a respnnsible position in Mac-
ieod, being chief timekeeper, on the
crow's nest construction. "Dick's"
many friends, will be glad to learn of
his success,
Tho Frasor Group.
A force of men is now at work oh
the FraBer group of mines, situated
between Sifton and Cranbrook, doing
development work, and making ar*
range'ments 4 to; convert it into a
steady Bhipper. The work is being
done under the superyision of: W. S.
Cranston, who is handling the property for an eastern- syndicate. ,
Last Saturday J. A. Harvey, the
[prominent Fort Steele barrister, accompanied by Stipendiary I Magistrate
Phillips 'and his son of Tobacco
plains, passed through town enroute
to Nelson, where another son of Mr,
Phillips' is to stand trial on a charge
of manslaughter. Mr. Harvey is attorney for the defendant.
fie velstroko Herald ,• A special train
load of Schlita's beer from Milwaukee,
appropriately ciecorated,passed through '
town on Wednesday bound for Manilla,
via. Hong Kong. ,. The .Spanish-'
American war seems to have already
opened up this new market and tha
C. V: it, are getting their share of the
transportation.
Mr. S. E., Deltackin, recently
publisher of the Kaslo, Morning News,
and quite well known in the Pacific'
North West newspaper field, has determined to go to Porto Rico to start
an American political newspaper iu
that new island province. Mr,
Defiackin is now in New York, pun
chasing the necessary type, press, and
material, which will be shipped to
San Juan on the first steamer, '  •
The St. Paul aud Aurora.
O.J.Johnson is pushing 'work on
the Aurora tunnel on the west shore
of the lake, and ulso doing development work on the St. Paul claim, not
far iron the St. Eugene mine. The
tunnel on the Aurora ia now in (30
feet and the showing is quite promising, ,;.'■■ '■■•■•.■„,■..■'
Another  frightful ucoidout has oc
cured  on   the   line   of   the  Robsou*
Penticton branch,  now. in  course o{
construction.   By it three men were
hurled into eternity in the  twinkling
of an eye.   The scene of  the accident
was seven  niiles  below  Brooklyn, oi,v
thecoatract   of   Veraou  W.   Suiithj
where four men had a  sub-contraQfci'
They    were    J ohu    Kinnear(    Occur
Anderson,  Tom   Lanebau   and , Datt
Ryan.   The latter  was tho only  ohj
who escaped when tho premature bl.aa$
went ofiV r;
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HOW  WEARV IS  OUR   HtARTi
Of Mnir« and oorrN. of kingly, courtly v.-nys
In^vhieh Ihe life of man in bought and sold,
How* weary n our heart these many days)
Of pj-renioniom embassies that hold,
Parliy with hell in line and eillcen phraso,
How weary is our heart these many days!
Of wavering oonti'splors neither hot nor cold,
Whom from his mouth God sjieweth bo, it told
How wohi'y ii our heart those many days J
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Yea, for the raveled night is rourffl tho lands,
.-Uiil hiric HTu wo of all the imperial story.  .'
Tin' trainji of jiower and its lon<j trail of pain;
The  inifrhty   brows  iu   meanest  arts   grown
hoary; ' . '
•The mighty hands U
■That in the dour, affronted name cf peaco
JJind down n people to bo racked aud slim ;
i Vhe umnluu-) arinii-.-., waxing withoirfc ceabs,
Ail pus>s iiil,' all in vain;
The pacts and leagues to murder by delayn,
^iiid tliMilumb throngs tl-.aton tho deaf thrones
«a?o ;
The common, loveless lust of territory,
The li;\-> that only babble of their mart,
Whi],i to the night thesliriukinglir.nilets blaze;
The  bought  allegiance  and    tho    purchased
praise,
false honor and shameful glory—      ■ .
Of all tho evil whereof this is part
"How weary is our heart!
Bow weary is our heart theso many days!
—William Watson.
LEADING HEARTS.
"A disappointment connected with
ikiincimug j,r/,r your heart, and—let mo
see!"
Sho tinned the cards up meditatively
en the shining oak  table  and  put  her
hands to her head in a pretty affectation*'
of wicdom. '   ,
"That, moans love,"laying her finger
on the five of hearts' "eternal love—the
1 ^ove of some woman. It looks liko an
old friend, and fhe runs ■ in hearts, 1
think. Yes, sho is quite light. Can you
place her?" ' ■
"As  far  as  the coloring  goes,"'ho
,{aughcd.    "I know any number of light
,   iTOin'cu—yourself, for instance."
"Oh, I'm not in it!   "My  hair  is too
yellow.    This one is  m'cie cf the demi-
■ blond; something like Jiiss Slaitland—
,   bronze hair aud blue eyes."
"My dear giil, Miss Maitland isn't a
blond at ail. If you can't do better than
-   ,that for n:c, I'll  throw  up  tho  whole
concern."   -
She smiled and ran off a few moro
cards, counting cveiy third cno in quite
,a professional manner.    '
"Well, if it's not Miss Maitland,"
shaking her head, ' 'you will havo to fill
in the name yourself. There is the ace
of spades. That's bad luck and a death
and— Oh, there's your wish 1 Have yen,
,made a wish?"
Ke shook his head. "You didn't tell
mo.''
"■Well, I tell yon now. Make it right
"away", and a good one, too, for I believe
it's going to come true. " ,1'
"But, " ho protested, leaning forward
and resting his arms en the table, "if I
make such an important one I want a
guarantee. Are you prepared to give it,
tome?"
"Don't be absurd, Jack; this is serious.   Now, wish something good."
"Must I tell you what it, i.s?"
"l\o," dbu b tfii 3 ly.    " You d on' t h av e
.to, but yen can if yon want to."
^ "Well—I will tell you  if  I  got  it.
Jiow, mind, this is very important."
"Self ct three cards then. Does it concern a woman?"
"Yes."
"I might have known it. Is she light
.ordark?"
"That would be telling."
"Oh, you   aro   tco provoking!" pern-
Jnntly picking up the cards.    "It would
sen cyou_ right if I said you didn't get
.your old wish at all."
"But yen won't do that?"
"Be still.   I will if you don't let go
'pi my hands.   See!  You are making me
drop all the curds."
"Xonscnse! I'll help you pick them
tip. Just tell me if I get my wish."
"Well, 1-11 see. There's that ten of
diamonds, and the. deuce, and—ah, the
ace of chearts! You will have it, sure,
but thc-ic is a little disappointment-just
at first. I see—dear me, Jack! What aro
you doing? Let go my hands. "
"Not until you have given mo a guarantee for my wish."
."What, .do yon mean?"
"I mean—oh, well, you have known
it all along. You arc my wish. JNo, 'no,
don't move. Come, dear, be serious with
me for once."
"But I dcu't want to bo serious," she
cried, trying to draw away from him.
"You have spoiled' all my fortune.
Look! Here I see a gift coming."
"What do I care for the cards or anything else in the world but you? Come,
Noll!   Give me an answer.    You must
I talk this way beoaure Jyon don't know
what love is. ■ Why, do yen suppose for
n moment th.it a mere pleasant companionship would satisfy a man who loved
yen? He would be cnlyhalf a man to
accept what you suggested. As for me,'
I cannot go on with our friendship. I
will not take a crust when I have asked
for bread. You cannot help it, dear, and
I must diopbut cf your life and live my
own as'best I may."
He.,dropped her hands, and, turning
away, began to finger mechanically tho
little string that regulated the lamp until ih<; name began to flicker and finally
went out.
,"I beg your pardon. I havo a match.
I can light it again," he muttered hastily."'.    ''    ■
She wtuchod him in silence as he
struck a lij.C^ and with a steady hand
onco moro sent a soft glow over the
room.
Her eyes traveled to his face, with
the light shining full upon it. It was
strangoly still, irihe felt a peculiar little
fluttering sensation in her throat.
"Jack," she whispered falteringly.
He turned in a sudden passion, and
catching both her 'hands drew her near
to him—so near that his white faro ww
almost loucmng iters.
She did not move, but a deep flush
crept over his tanned cheeks, and hia
arms tightened convulsively. The forco
of his clasp crushed and hurt her. His
face came, nearer, nearer. Their breaths"
mingled. Then, with a sharp exclamation,'he loosened bi^ hold—so quickly,
so suddenly, that she almost fell backward.
"Forgive me," he muttered hoarsely.
Don't speak to inc. Good"night. Say
good night to your mother too."
He pulled aside tho curtain with n
rough hand and stepped into tho hall.
Slnrcouid hear him petting into his coat.
Her hands were still fingering the cards.-
From tho forco of habit she turned three
up. Her eyes fell upon them as they lay
under tho lamplight.
A mistake—he was getting his cane
now. A—the door was opening—a.
heartache. She felt the cool night wind
en her neck-and turned slightly. Then
there was the sound of tho closing door
echoing through-tho silent house—a'
mistake.
Her eyes cluug to the cards. The;:
eoemed to mock her. She stretched her
arms'out blindly toward the door and
tried to call his name, but her lips did
not move.
Then in it frenzy of pain she scattered
the cards  on   tho  table.    Her eyes fell
suddenly  upon  ono.    She  snatched   it
recklessly from   the' pack, and rushing
into the hall ilung the door wido open.
"Jack! Jack!" she panted.
He was half way down the steps, tvid
ns he paused aud turned toward her, s>ho
Impulsively < lirew tho card at his feet-J -
■ Ho stooped wcnderingly, and raising it
held it up to the light.   ,
It was the five of hearts.
""Nell!" he cried, springing  up  the,
etcps.  His voice was hardly to be recognized.
A sudden flutter of nervousness swept
over her, and with a throb of fear she
slammed the door tight, but ho knocked
heavily against the panels. <
"Noll, Nell, open I What do you
mean?"
The doer did not move.
"Sweetheart!"
Then thero was a little uncertain
turning of the knob and a crack of light
appeared. duelling through it, ' ho
caught the slight, trembling fc.rm in hia
quivering aims.
"Nell, Nell, what do you mean?"
"I  moan,'"   her words  falling spasmodically from her lips, "I mean that I
want to  give  ycu my—guarantee."—
Leigh Ford in Truth.
HINTS  OF TUBERCULOSIS.
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have romc feeling of  kindness in  your
heart for me, your old friend."
"That's it," sho whispi red falteringly, lor the first time letting her eyes
meet his. "Wo are such old friends'. I
have known you all my life—I—" rubbing her hand on tho table nervously,
"I am fonder of you than almost any
one, but hew can I tell it that is love?
Jack, ciet.r, can't we go cu in tho old
way? I don*I want: to mr.rry." Her fin-
j,'crs closed plead j ugly. '' Why should we
■>poil it all by getting mairieu?"
He made ;i quick, impatient gesture.
"Oli, yes! 1 know it is different with
xnen, but I would be contented to live
on just as.we sue for years. Why, see!
We would never know what it was to
tire of each ether. We would not.havo
all tho romance"brushed off our love by
tho monotonous intimacy of 'married •
life. We wpuld have till of the delight
"■with none of the. despair. I don't know :
why marriage should be regarded as tho
height and pinnacle of earthly bliss. It
groins to me it is: tho one great institution that destroys Jove."
bhe gave a restless sigh  and   let bor •
<:hin sink info   the   eoit  palms   of  her
hands.    The pink light from  tho  lamp   '
fell upon her yellow hair, where it laj   !
in babyish'rings en hrr forehead. ;   \
The Windsor Ca.-.tle Ghost.
Lieutenant Glyn, the young guardsman who recently encountered a
"ghost" in Windsor castle, continues to
insist that his eyes did not deceive him,
and, judging from tho details of his expedience which he gravely gives to all
inquirers, it is more than probable that
ho is quite right, at least so far as regards his assertion that he "saw some-
thing." It is easy to see something
almost anywhere, and in Windsor castle
there is a large number of people who
may well have little affairs cf their own
which their duty as royal servitors prevents them from attending to cscept in
ways as mysterious as possible. Bo that
as it may, Lieutenant Glyn courageously, perhaps indiscreetly, declares: First,
that ho was sitting quietly in tho castle
library, improving his mind by a perusal of "The History of Dorsetshire,-"
second, that, glancing up from this far
from exciting volume, he. saw a woman
in black, v»ith blaik hire on her head
and falJirg t ihrri-houhh rs, who passed
iioiselof.-Jy across tho room and disappeared in it corner (hat was out of his
range of \ iev
This is all tncro was   to   the  apparition, and the lieutenant—wisely enough
—would have thought nothing more of
tho episode had nor  an  attendant come
in seen after <o close the library.   Lieu
tenant Glyn told the man that there was
a lady in tho inner room.    Tho  servant
investigated.    There was no lady.   And
tho chief librarian, who was then sum- i
mened, immediately declared  that the
young man had seen the specter of Queen :
'Elizabeth.    Lieutenant Glyn was will-.
ing to let it go, at  that, and  the story
has deeply, impressed everybody in England except.a few cynics.   The dean of
Windsor took pains  to'get   all the  details,  "several  members  of  tho  royal
family" have   interviewed   the guards-
^ruan, and tho papers .have given much
space  to  the  occurrence.    Meanwhile,
doubtless, some .young woman is blessing the   superstitions   tendency  of  her
fellow countrymen, and it's not impos-
a Ido that some young man  is  equally
pleased at it—New York Times.
Earlier    Evidence    Obtained     From
Blood Thau Otljcr^rlso.
Disease, liko  a   living organism, do*
vclopi from an invisible beginning.    In
other words, it develops from an  invisible  entity into a visible  entity.   It is
generally believed that there is a latent
stage in tho development of all diseases.
In  many diseases this is known   as the
prodrome,   which   sooner  or  later develops into tho active Gtago.    Tuberculosis, in its development, is  no  exception to tho general rule.  In thesocalled
activo   stago   of   tuberculosis   thero aro
disintegration  and wasting of   tissues.
Jlenco it is customary to date tho beginning  of the  active stage from the first
Rpparont evidence of disintegration.    If
We  trace   tuberculosis   backward from
the stago  of  visiblo disintegration, we
shall   sooner or  later reach a.period in
its development in which   tho evidence
of disintegration   disappears  from   the
patient.    Wo thus pass from tho visible
into tho invisible realm!    It is our purpose now to  investigate  this  invisible
realm.    The microscope reveals tho fact
that  tho disease in this so called latent
ctagc  13  in   progress,   though   not apparent to the senses.  That which, is understood as  tho  predisposition is now
seen  in   tho blood elements as a condition.   In the activo stago of tho disease
we are studying  tho   patient; now  wo
are  studying  his  leucocytes (or whito
corpuscles).    And _ I  find   that tho law
that brings about  disintegration in tho
larger  organism   has   already   brought
about the same process in tho leucocytes
at an earlier date.    Tho te'ehuie which
I  havo adopted is divided into tho following steps:   (a) Preparing tho blood
films,    (b)   fixing,    (o)   staining,   (d)
mounting, and (e) studying tho mounted specimen.
The finger of tho  patient  is  cleaned
antiseptically and pricked with a  sterilized needle.-The drop of blood should
then be  used  immediately and a fresh
drop for each  film.    A cover glass held
in forceps is touched to tho apex of tho
drop of blood, tho drop coming in contact with the'center of tho glass.    This
is  immediately  placed  upon    another
cover glass.   If  tho  cover glasses  are'
clean, dry and polished, tho   blood  immediately begins to sproad and  contin-
I ues uniformly in' every direction.
I     Almost ,ull  animal   tissues    possess
great affinity for stains.   This is truo of
I cell tissues as well as of  tho  gross tis-
| sues of  tho* animal   organism.    Boforo
j studying tho appearance of  cell tissues
. in disease, it is'first necessary to  fix iu
1 ono's  mind  the  shado  or  tint  that a
staining* solution, communicates to cell
tissues in tho normal state.  This can bo
douo only? by long and persistent study.
It  then  becomes comparatively easy to
recognize, abnormal conditions by a variation in the staining reaction of theso
tissues. ,    '
A careful study of 100 tuberculous
cases, including all stages of the disease, has shown conclusively that'the'
lav/ that brings about disintegration in
a tuberculous patient brings about tho
same process at nn earlier datoin tuberculous leucocytes. Trom tho condition
of the various cell tissues observed in
these cases, I feel justified in making
the following deductions: 'First, it is
possible to estimate tho degreo of tho
tuberculous condition; second, it is
possible to cstimato'fho degree cf tho
recuperative power. I do not wish to
give tho impression that it is an easy
task to interpret tho phenomena presented in a specimen of tuberculous
blood and from them to reach a diagnosis, but it can be done, and wh.cn it
is properly done it furnishes a diagnosis
based upon tho fundamental principles
of biology. Hence, from a study of the
foregoing cases, I feel justified in claiming that tho blood, aided by tho microscope, together with a uniform and accurate technic, furnishes a means''of
making a positive diagnosis of the tu-
borculous couditiou early enough to allow of effective treatment.—Address of
Dr. A. Mansfield Holmes of Denver at
I'an-American Medical Congress.
t-5^s»a
MUSIC  FOR THE  EMPEROR.
HO*
Pothetlo    Bit   of    History    Concerning
Frederick William of Germany.
A charming and pathetic bit of history concerning the Emperor Frederick
William of Germany, who died in 1888,
was once written by Mr. R. . von Ha-
gen, and entitled "Tho First and Last
Adagio." In substance thostory ran as
follows:
In 1841 the future emperor of Germany was a lad of 13., One day as
Reichardt, his innsio master, was about
to leave him at the close of a lesson, the
youDg prince asked'him to wait a moment.
"Hctt Eeichardt." said he, "my father's birthday, tho,22d of March, will
eoou bo here, and Dr. Curtrus thinks it
would bo very nice if I were to learn a
new piece as a surprise for him on that
day. Will you"kindly choose something
that you think might do? ' Only, mind,
it must be very difficult, so that papa
shall see I havo taken great pains; as
that will pleaso him more than anything else. What ho likes best is ono of
those soft, slow pieces with a grout deal
of expression in it. "
Herr Reichardt turned over hfsmu-
sio, and by and by paused a moment as
if considering whether ■ a certain piece
would answer the purpose. ' '
'"Hivo you found me something?"
asked tho prinoo. ,,     ,;    ,
. "1 am afraid your royal highness in
hardly fur enough ''advanced,", replied
Eeichardt, '/This is so very difficult, it
is the adagio from Schumann's sonata
in F sharp minor,' but,it won't do, I
fear. Thero is so little (imo in which to
learn it."
"Ah, but Herr Eeichardt, " broke,.,in
tho prince, "I will work eo hard! Do
pleaso let mo havo it It must do"—it
shall do'."   ,
By dint of great trouble and perseverance tho task was finally accomplished,
and on'the 22d of March tho young
prince played Schumann's grand move-'
ment quite correctly and with much
feeling, to his father's great surprise
pud pleasure.1 ,    (
As a reward for  his  industry Prince
Frederick William received  a   fuming
lathe fitted up with every uccessiiry implement, and great was his excitement.
and delight.' ' ' '  <i
Forty-four years later the beloved
Emperor Frederick lay dying in the castle of Friedrichskron. During tho 'last.
few days of his life he was unable to
epeak, but his family and those around
him interpreted his signs, eo that ho was
almost entirely spared the trouble of
writing.
Four days before ho died, when tho
empress inquired if there were anything
he wished, ho waited a'moment and
then, with both hands, imitated the
movement of a pianist.
"Will it not be too much for yon?"
nsked tho.emnress. Tho'emperor shook
his head end then wrote on his tablet:
"I should so liko to hear somo ihusio
Could not Rufer, Victoria's master,
como and play something?"
■^^L1c5a2e was srjit. and theoomDOsrr
ei •"ii'ernn" c'ame at  once  and   seated
himself at tho piano in the'room next to
the emperor's, the folding doers having .
been   opened.     He  played  piece   aft&i-
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the marriage takrs place too far away
from homo to admit of parents and relatives being present. This professional
father, ,as he might ho appropriately
called, is an ex-major in the army and
a member of a fine old family. But ho
is poor and willingly gives away a hrido
for a small money consideration! Ho is
paid to look like a model father, with
snowy hair and a kind and lovablo expression. Sometimes hy is called upon
to znauHgo a wedding breakfast, and ho
is said tn be a charming epeakcr. Surely this is one of tho oddest professions
of advanced davs.
piece, to the emperor's evident pleasure,
till at last the empress Baid to the invalid g^tly:
' 'Are you suro this does not tiro ycu?
I am so afraid tho excitement may do
you harm."
' The emperor smiled and wroto on his
tablet: "Just cno more. I should lite
an adngiofrom one of the sonatas. That
shall really bo tho veiy last."
Tho musician received tho most-age
end again began to play. The sick man
beckoned to the empress and wroto
.theso words with feverish haste: "Forty-four years ago I learned this very
hdagio and played it to my father on
his birthday, of course hot'so well as ho
plays it. It is out of the sonata in F
sharp minor. Very beautiful! Please
thank Eufer. This is tho last. Now I
will go to sleep."
It was indeed the last earthly musio
to which he ever listened—a tender
farewell from tho art ho loved most
dearly.—Youth's Companion.
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Kr. IIorui>,  No  Xlnvlow.
Soon after the.queen's accession a big
review was contemplated iu Hyde park.
Her majesty intended appearing on
horseback and every precaution was
taken to insure hrr safety by properly
training tho royal chr.rgcr on which sho
was to be mounted. Lord Melbourne-,
the primo minister, took exception to
the arrangement and urged that it
would not be proper for her majesty to
appear' except in ono... of tho rbynl carriages. "Very well," said : the queen,
"no horse, no review." And thero v?a«
aone that Hummer.
He.
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at   her. a   moment,
v.'ith pain and long-'
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• i   '-'••■v  hands from
..:.u, in the (inn clasp
ho  sai4 ,scffjj; "you
KCtct of Familiarity.
'■'Brceves is pretty familiar with thv
law, I am 'told, "
"Y\*ci!dor.f.ulIy.KO. I guess that is why
ho .manages to. get himself fined for
contcnipt every session."—Indianapolis
Journal, '     il
Vr.nl(.y Tlint Cumca Kigh.
Most of the photographs displayed in
tho windows of English photographers
arc exhibited by v.quest of the originals
and at their own expense. Ono Loudon;
photographer charges :•?•<?;50 for putting
a carta in a window aud $5 for a cabinet.
Experiments which havo recently
Leon niadu u'fthu Hygienic Institute of
the Univcrsi'y of Berlin would seem to
overthrow tho theory that bacteria aro
indispensable to ih.e existence of ancient
life, which theory was put forth by
JP/tsteur.        .......
-CamsibTtng Ccn'so Into nicu.
"I'm cr.rr<V' dcclaicd a young fellow
with good k<.fcs" and an abundance of
animal spiiita to several of hia boon
companions the c'.Lt-r evening. "You
know thiit my eisiv- Lena clerks down
town and is frequently detained till
ct tor dark. On sv.eh occasions she walks
home with p. giil iiiend in the name es-
tabliocrr-ent. Lcr-a has always si.id that
If any m;;n cvar tried to stop them she
woulu make it to hot for him that be
would tiy to fir.(I eomo honest employment, and I thought I'd just test hor
conrarc for tho fun cf the thing.
"I did.  V.'iuu tho gi; Is -were hurrying
*loi!0   about   two blr.hs frcm   homo, I
»pra;,g cut cf  en silliy, sfrv.k r.n empty
revolver in their i::ccM, cidcrcd them to
throw up   their  hr.nds   o.ud   told   thorn
that a ff:cu:i frci.i cither cf them would
mean imuLtiialc death.   The other girl
wont to screech!::;;, but Lena was loaded
Sot bear raid swiped  mo over  the hoad
with an iron  pclcr' that  had' dangled
from her belt under her cloak.    I tried
to explain, but she was  tco oaoitcd to
heed anything but the  job  sho had undertaken. I was knocked down, but she
welted  r.way. till   my ecalp who  slit in
20 directions. ! Tho cries  of  the  ether,
one brought a policeman, and oven after
the wholo  thihg'.waa explained  be insisted on walking hcrao with us to make i
euro of my identity.  Under the impres'.- li£
wen that tho policeman had clubbed me "^
unmercifully,  (ho  old  gentleman  w*j
calling for a weapon with whfoh to annihilate him, when Lena hurriedly told
';he story. •■
"I'm 28, but father kicked mo around
Ihe honeo three times and then threw
mo into bod. He informed mo that tho
average lunatic could tcjioh mc comfajou
tense, und  I bolinvi>ri M-^,-,     j»ve s^orn
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That winter plays on tha tree—
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A kindly providence called Mrs.
Deresfbrd away for a few ruinates, and
Gwen and I were alone.
"I prcsurne," I observed, "that there
was a reason in asking me to call this
ifternoon?" , ■ •,.■<'■■
"Well, yes," she replied 'in a hesitating tone. "Something has happened,
and"—
She paused. Somehow I did not feel
particularly eager to hear the news.
"The fact is," she continued hurriedly, "I didn't want you to hear it from
any one else and think me mean, so"	
"It does not givo promise, "I interrupted, "of being intelligence that'will
make me deliriously happy."
' 'It's charming, • '-,sho cried, • 'and you
mast bo very pleased! I'm going to bo
engaged."
. "F.ow, jolly!" I remarked presently,
^required only a few' seconds to appreciate the information.
Gwen stirred her tea in a meditative
manner.
"Yes, it's very nice," she said.   "It
is not to be announced until tomorrow '
to th'c world at large, but to you, as an
old friend"—
I looked at Gwen. Her.eyes were still
contemplating her ten. "Yes, I suppose
I am an old friend," I replied dryly.
Then I screwed up my courage and said:
"Well, who is he?"
,   She blushed.  I thought sho was looking remarkably pretty.'
"Loycester, " she said softly.
"Ah," 1 exclaimed, as  if the whole
mystery had been solved, "a title I"
Gwen gave a, nervous little laugh.
"Lord Loycester is very nice. Don't you
think eo?"   '
"There's no  harm ' in  Leycester," I
replied.   "He's only stupid." "    •
She shot an indignant glance nt me.
"I think  he's  very  nice," she said,
attempting to impart an  air of conviction to her tone. '
"You don't scc-m to bo very positivo
on the point. It is all very sudden,"'I
added. "I have not heard even a whisper. "
■  Gwen looked rather embarrassed.
"It happened last tight," Bhe began, i
"At the duchess' dance?" j
The duchess was Leycester's mother, j
an awe inspiring personage.
" Yes," she replied. "You see, mother"— '    „.
"I Quite .compreh^d," I 'broke in.
"Your mother and tho duchess have
been lunoliir.g together lately. Heaven
has not a monopoly in the making of
marriages." ■
it wa3 "ridiculously simple. Gwen
'was an heiress, Mrs. Bercsford was ambitious, and the Loycester family derived their'income from .Irish estates—a
derivation that was every year growing
moro fanciful in its results.
"It's a pity," began Gwen, toying
With a lace handkerchief, "that"—
"I haven't a title? Exactly," I said,
rather brusquely.
She appeared not to have heard th«
remark.
At one time Gwen and I had seen a
lot of one another, and I felt that another straw in iny favor would hav«
brought the matter to a happy termination. However, it was not to'be, and
now Mrs. Bcresford had taken the matter into her own hands, and Gweiihad'
probably been allowing her tongue to
trip lovingly over tho pretty name 0?
Lady Gwendoline Leycester until tha'
present arrangement had been arrived afc.  J
"I suppose," she said, thinking it advisable to change the subject, "I shall
see you tomorrow at the Fenwickes'?"    [
' "Yes, " I said.   "And n'ow I must bo
going, "I  added, lingering for a  mo- 1
went, hat in hand.    "I havo  to  see a
physician." j
"I thought you wero never ill?" eho
said anxiously.    "What is it?" |
"An   incipient'attack   of   profound
melancholia, " L replied as I took my do« ;
parturo.
I wpnt home to dinner and afterward -
strolled round to the club, thinking thai
smoking room gossip' would bq pleiisanfc.
er than my own reflections. I spent th9
remainder of the evening, therot and 14.
was striking 12 when I stood on th»
6teps, contemplating whether I should
walk or ride back. ■'■'.'■'■','.
"Going home, Temple?" said a voice.
I turned. It was young Leycester.      •
"I'm your way, if  you're walking,*^ ,
ho continued. , . j
"Yes,", I said, and he linked his arrac
within mine. Ho commenced to talk ,
about himself, being quito.young., ,|
' 'I'm an awful fool, Temple," he said.
presently. |
I glanco at tho  fair, boyish  looking
face and mentally agreed with him.
"I've  come' a frightful  cropper," ha
continued.     " ■ ,.    . ■     .   I
"If you will play baccarat with 'cap*
tains' who havo  forgotten   the name o|
their regiments,"   I   remarked,   "yoa .
must expect to come croppers." ■'■].
"Audi daro not tell the duchess," h<>
exclaimed.    "She has advanced mo alj ;
alio  can  spare  already.   I don'tknoT? j
where' to  raise  another penny, and X j
shall be sold up!" --A
I began to think of Gwen. |
"Tho worst of ,ifc is,'" he wont on,
"the duchess .'has 'arranged a marriage;
with a pretty lit tie heiress. Thoongago«
ment is to. bn announced tomorrow, and
I shan't be able to carry tho thing
through. I. haven't oven tho monoy to:
buy a Hug!" i-
line. What am I to do? . The duche?3
tiill simply cat W3 when she finds out
the true slate cf affair?, and if I can't
make some sort of a settlement, by to
morrow I hhall have to bolt. It's a comfortable position to be in, "he concluded
dismally. ^
I reflected. Gwen would not marry
me even if > this precious young idiot
did "bolt," so I might just as well assist in giving her the title she coveted.
"Leycester." I said, "what sum will
settle your creditors for themomeut and
fnable you to carry the marriago
through?" , ' c
He thought for a moment.
"Five thousand pounds would doit.
Why?" '
"Becauso," I replied, "believing thac
a fool-should sometimes be helped in
his folly, I shall have much pleasure in
lending you that amount."
Leycester looked at mo in amazement.
"Temple," he cried, "you're a good
'nn!"
We returned to tho club, and I wrote
him out' a check. I left him chatting
with Barfo'ir*T>nwicke, a gossip, who
spent a largo amount of time retailing
information ho had picked up . and inventing much .which ho had not.
RIGHT  WILL  PREVAIL.
.There is not on this old carta
A country so near
To our K.ufs fond affeetioa
As Am. rioji cle^r.
We so cherish her honor.
Her freedom, lirr (ami!,
,TA'e would leave not one stain
To ever tarziiah her naraj.
Tet such evil exists ivliich,
Jf not finished a way.
Musi sully her Kidr-ndor '.
At soine future dav.
For the rich In their'power.
Their pride an.1 their greed
Ars 'fast crushing the poor,
Who arcwiak a.nd Jn need.
But the, fact that the voko
Of injustice and htoi'ik '
Has been put by the will
Of Lho rich and the stronjj
On the neck of the laborer,
Poor, and obscure, '
Is forth wafted bv breezes
That can but endure.
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censure.
And those breezes of
Of sympathy, love.
"Will pans still on their course,
filvcr.  power from above,
Till  t!".ij darkening miseries
Shall scatter and l!e<-\
Like the mist clouds before
The bright sun in his s-a.
,—Railroad Teiezrapa.
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IN DREAMLAND.
The next evening I went to the Fenwickes' dance. I had not been there five
minutes beforo  I espied Gwen  talking
with Alice Fenwicko.    I strolled   up to
thorn.   A waltz was just beginning.
"Arc you   free  for  this?"   I  asked
; Gwen as a man  came  up  and claimed
- Alice.
"Yes," sho replied. 1; "But yon don't
want to dance. Como into the conservatory." •
I=glanced~rit-her-in astonishment. She
seemed perfectly serious. I led her to a
secluded spot, and we seated ourselves.
"Mr. Temple, "she said'impetuously,
"is it true that you have- lent Lord
Leycester £5,000?"
"How in the name of —)' I began. ■
"Alice Fenwicke told mo," she said.,
quickly.    "That  gossiping  brother  of
hers, Barton, said he had met Lord Leycester at a club and ho told him.   Is it
true?" She looked at me pleadingly!'
"Well," I said, "Leycester  told me !
that he had got into a hobble and would
have to run away."   '
'■'And you helped him," said"Gwen
softly, "so that I might be Lady Loycester?"    . ■  '
I madn no reply. She turned and laid
a hand on my coat sleevo.
"Do. you know," sho said, with a
smile,' "that I'm very glad that I've
found it out before it's too late?"
'.'Found out what?" T asked, almost
trembling with excitement.
Sho hung her head, a blush spreading
over her cheeks. l        '
"That I value somebody's good opinion more than a title, " she almost whispered. , '
"Gwen!" I exclaimed.
Lovccster   found-us  presently.- 'He
seemed in a particularly happy mood. •
"Oh, Lord Leycester,"   said  Gwen,
looking  up   at  him   frankly, "do  you
mind if I marry Mr. Temple instead of
yourself?"
■ He burst out laughing.
"Notiu'tho least," ho cried, "and,
Templet—glorious    news — my . biggest
tenant has come into a fortune and paid j
up ten years' arrears of rent.    I'm out of .'
the'wood!   By Jove, won't thct duchess !
bo mad when she hears I'm not going to
marry after all!" <•
"And Mrs. Beresford?" I murmured.
"I think I can  face  it," said  Gwen
confidently.
And she did.—Magnet Magazine.
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Questions For Young Men. ,
If  you have   any   ambition  to  bear
yourself well, to succeed in   life in all
ways as. well as  iu   the  financial way,
which   is  commonly  understood when
. success is mentioned, you must .become I
>   aware of tho fact that you  cannot   live f
any kind of life you may like for years j
and still have the highestcharacter.   It :
■   is tho little incidents from day "to  dayl
1 which make a man's character, and per-, I
' haps the strongest of all these little incidents   are   those   which  concern   the j
, treatment of women   and  girls by men ;
1 and boys.    Tho fact of being constantly j
I with women sometimes  cultivates  tho '
habit of paying little attention to them,
: of not recollecting that they   are  to   bo
I treated   with   never failing   courtesy: !
This is but a step in the direction lead- j
ing to such incidents as ouo sees in Eu-
, ropo, where young brothers sit about tho
I houso  in   their  uniforms, paid  for  bv*
' their sisters'   sewing   or  teaching, and 1
let these same sisters bring   their shoes !
or coats.or glasses of  water,   and what,
not.   -When we gq to Germany and see
this sort, of thing, we acquiro a contempt
-for the men of that  race.    They do not
begin to equal tho vigor, the manliness,
■tho civilization, of.our American  men.
And yet we must ,nbt behold the,mote
in cur ..brother's eye unless we consider
the beam in our own.  Wemust not criticise others unless wo can   nt  least say
that our own men have   a  clear idea of
their proper course in such a matter.
Furthermore, when you aro dealing
with .the,other sex it is .wise to bear iu
mind that as you treat them so are you
building up character in yourself. If
you do not boar iu mind tho,: courtesies
of all kinds which are woman's due,
you cannot retain for any length of tiino
a pride in yourscif, a satisfaction with
your behavior,,which is commonly called
self respect.. And without self respeci
you will have a hard time of it in the
world.—Harper's Round Table.
Tho True Test.
Bess—You could hardly call her a social success.
Jess—Why, she seems to havo pleuty
of admirers.
Bess—Oh, yes, if you look at it that
way, but I don't bc.lipvoshe's on friendly tonus with a single man she over rejected.—Chicago Journal.
you wish   to  marry?" I asked
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"N v' he said impatiently.   "She ifl'
» iiico enough girl, but it is not in my
It was tho blackest night I ever saw.
The wind southed   through the trees in
fitful gusts, and  tho boughs bent their
heads beforo it  in harmony. ' It was a
I night I shall never forgot, as  coupled
j with it is ono  of  tho  strangest adven-,.
I turc3 of my eventful career. ,
j     I was, seated  on  the veranda of   the
;• house in which I boarded.   It was quite
j late—yes, I remember hearing the tower
, clock strike II.  Thero is nothing in the
[world   that will   occupy a man's atten-'
_ Hon w'aeu scatod alone in the dark liko
meditation.. Sufflco it to say that I was
thinking.
How long Iwould havo, sat thero 1 do
not know.   But as I happened to glance
at„the sky I noticed a'faint light far off
coming toward me.  At first it was nothing but a speck dotting the heavens, but
j as it„ approached  it grew momentarily '
larger.    Bewildered, I watched it come
I on, and, as it got within 200 feet.of me,'
I noticed th.it it was a-gigantic balloon.
At last it arrived within CO feet of mo
and landed.    At the expiration of  five
minutes a form, stepped out of the basket, and as the person got between myself and the light which hung from tho
balloon I noticed that it was a woman.
She walked straight,up tho garden path
and on to the veranda,and,then to me.  '
Placing her hand on my shoulder, sho
said: '     '        ^
'My dear Henry, would ,you like to
take a journey with mo in my balloon
on a peculiar errand?"
Her dear Henry! The" woman*was
evideirtly mistaken, as my name was not
Henry. , < •
But before I had time to reply or collect my thought she went on:
"I knew you would, and it was needless to ask you. Henry, when I stated I
loved yon centuries ago it was indeed
true, and when you died and left mo I
thought ■ my heart would break, and, I
vowed then and there to watch over you
and sacredly guard yourromains. When
you came—returned from—well, when
you entered upon this second life I knew
your heart was no longer for me, but I
still maintained my watchfulness, and
what did I see? I beheld you a week after your return to life—in a room with
your anus around her. Well, to make a
long story short, I have comb tonight to
show you her infidelity."
My God, was the woman' insane?
What did she mean by a second life?
What did she know about centuries ago?
And, then, who didsho take me for?
However, I mado up my mind to see
tho thing out, so-1 replied:
"Well"—I was igoing to address her
by name,, but I knew none and would
not make a foolish guess—"pet, how
was I to know where you were? In vain
did  I seek you. ,1"—
But sho interrupted mo with:
"Let it pass, Henry; let it pass.    It
can make no  material  difference now.
But answer mo.    Would you liko to seo
your present love?"
I admitted that I would, and I seated
myself in the basket and watched her
manipulate the machinery of the balloon.' It was unlike any, other balloon I
had ever seen—very large, but square in
form. She inflated it by simply touching a lover and then reversing it. There
was no ballast in the basket. I watched
her preparing for our .aerial flight and
scanned her face closely. It wus a beautiful one, one which haunts me to this
1 very day.
!     She touched a'small   button, and tho
massive structure swayed foru moment,
then with   tho 'gracefulness .of- a bird ,'
sprang into the air and,started upon its
-; journey. ,':'■■''..•." <-;''.''■■.'       ,--' .; : j
j     I will not   attempt to  describo what'
followed.   I ■remember vaguely of hold-
' ing that strange being in my, arms and  .
rashly   kissing  her  pretty  Jips  as we '[
„ swooped through the air.
I     Releasing herself from  my embrace,   I
Bhe sprang to the mechanism of tho bal-   '
. loon and pulled back the   largest lever  |
' with a quick jerk.   We seemed to hover
m ono spot for a'mement and'then shot
swiftly downward. - How far wo dropped
I had no means of  ascertaining.    But I
.'had .the satisfaction of ■seeing the thing
set tie easily down and— Heavens, how
did'the woman  know that house?   Wo
had settled by the side of   tho houso in
which the  young lady lived to whom I
: was then engaged.
About ten feet from where wo were
was a window, through which a bright
light shone. This wus very unusual in
this house, considering tho lateness of
the hour. |   .
Climbing.out of the basket, I walked
noiselessly to the window and gazed in.
And what a sight greeted my eyes! On
a couch sat my Maud—my futuro happiness—and at her side, his .right arm
about her waist and holding her hand
with his loft, sat a man whom I had
never seen' before.
My first impulse was to crash through
i^^"..>um^i.i|jwjfljj^   . ...hi  >-pi... ,F| ,i..i...i,j'j_. [__-:t
secured the balloon av.d had joined me.'
Her words nettled me.
. "Dear Henry, a pleasant   aight, is it
not?"
I made no answer, but peered into tho
window all the moro eagerly. I saw
him rise and throw himself at her feet,
tBtill retaining her hand. I saw his lips
move and noticed her head-shake from
side to side.- At last ho arose, and— 2sTo
one was prepared for what followed, at
least I was not.
With a quick motion ho brought forth'
ft pistol, placed it against his templo
and deliberately pulled the trigger. A-
flash, followed by a sharp' report, an
agonizing shriek, and a cloud of smoke
told the story all too plainly.
This was beyond all human endur*
ance. I was about to spring through the
window when my companion again as-
bcrted her magnetic influence
' "Not so fast, Henry, " she said. '1 Tomorrow will do.  Come!"
SuLraissively,,! followed her. Being
safely seated in the basket again, wo
started on our return trip.
As wo a?condfd I looked over tho side .,
of the basket.  My companion, joined me.
"My love, " the murmured, "I would
liko very much to take a leap from tha
side of this balloon.  I have done it often  i
before and safely. Look!"
Sho stooped  and  picked up a parachute which   had   nitnerto   escaped my,
attention. In a bewildered way I watched her.
"Gocdby, my love, "sho said. ".When ,
I drop, pull this lever—so;"you see?—
and that will bring the balloon'to the
ground in short notice. But remember
this:' Under no circumstances must yen,
tamper with, the other mechanism. ""
Sho  climbed  upon"the
edgo ■
the
basket, poised a moment and then tbrev?'
herself from the balloon.'
I saw her go. I watched her as shts
endeavored to spread the parachute. Bui
in vain. I heard her shriek of despah
as sho shot downward. I, kept my eyes
riveted on hei- until she faded away in
the distance.
A thought struck me. I could descend
and see what had become of her/'' Springing to ..the, side of  tho basket, I pulled
the lever, but it failed to respond.  Again
'and again did I pull, but it was useless,
Frantically I  pressed a'large button,
at my side. A dull roar seemed to issue
from the inflated part of the,balloon—
nroar that gradually became deafening.
.Slowly  the   balloon   started   to sink,
gradually gaining speed as it descended.
It now shot so rapidly that certain de-,
etructiou seemed to await mo below.
■   Crossing to the other side, I  peered
below.    Heavens,'  tho  housetops could
now be plainly distinguished in the soft
gray light of dawn! One house stood up
boldly   above., the  others!    It  was   tho
house in which' I lived, and if   the balloon could not be checked,I "should fall
right on it.
i-jboired^oTCTagain, and this time the
houses appeared  to  be a very short distance   away.    Could  nothing be done?   .
No. The machinery still maintained ita
rigidness. , -
I closed my eyes and awaited the end.
Thero was a dull, rasping   sound us tho
. balloon   struck   tho roof  of  tho house,  '
jind—
"Charlie, are you going to work this
■ morning?"
' It was my roommate's , voice. Had 1
been dreaming? .Well, I guess that was
about tho size cf the whole adventure.
—Clarence McDonald in Owl.
What Ii n Dolmen?
On tho continent the term dolmen i*
almost universally applied to the whole
construction,   including   the  covering,
mound cr.cairn.  Thus French and other-
writers speak of a chambered mound c*
tumulus as  a  dolmen.   But  since it is
probable that some never were covered
up  it seems better  to  make  a distinction,   as  wo   do  in  this  country.'' In
France there are snid to be about 4.00Q
dolmens, many Gf which.would iu Eng--
land be called chambered tumuli.   The
Indian doh-.:ens which  are  not covered
up resemble  these  of  western Europe.
Captain  Meadows  Taylor  examined a
large  number  in   India   and  obtained,
particulars cf  no less than 3,129 in tho
Dekkau.    About  half  of . them had an,
opening on  one   side, probably for  tho
free entrance or exit of the soul, as people thought thou, just as  in the Egypt
tian pyramid there was a passage to tho
chamber containing tho mummy.  With
regard to the distribution of theso structures,   it   is  said   that  none  is  to  ke,
found in eastern Europe beyond Saxony.
They rcappciir  in   the Crimea .and Cir-
cassia, whence  they; have  been  traced
through  central .Atiti   to India.    They
havo also been  noticed  by travelors in,
Palestine,   Arubia,   Persia, ■'■.Australia,
the Pcurhyn  islands, Madagascar  and
Peru.—Hutchinson's "Prehistorio May
and Beast"
V/H AT  HE   LOVED.    " r~-.
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I hnd.11 1-ive.   Dark haired was sh«,      •
Uer ey :s v.-ere prny.
For Bnko of her across tho sea
I uailed nv.-oy.
Der.th, siclaisss, tempest and dofca*
All passed rae by.
With years camo (ox'tun'o fair und floe t,
Ajid rich was 1.
Apr.tn for mo tlic'sim looked down
Kumliiur skies.
I found my love; hor looks had growt^
Gray as her eyes. i.
'forget me, now
The Sanskrit languago is said to have
ibout BOO root worda. ,■       ,   .
tho   window   and    grasp   him   by   the
throat.    But, on 'second  thought', f decided   to wait at  least'a  few momenta
Bnd .wo what would occur,
iu ?he mctntinie my ccinpauipn; had
."Alas, "sho sighed,
Xo longer fairl" ,
! "I loved thy heart," i whispered low,
j "And uot thy hair."
■ '     ,; —Sea Francisco. Chronicle
The "old tree," one of, Lexington's
famous landmarks, was lately noticed to.
be decaying, owing to its age. It is now
over ltiO 3'oars old and was in a very
good state of preservation until'recent
years. ; The old tree is situated in front
of the Buckmau tavern, whose walls aro
riddled with bullets from tho buttle in,
1775. So it is supposed that there aro
also many moro imbedded in the heari
of the old tree. In 1780 it was used to
raise tho steeple of the fm;t meeting
house on the common, a ropo being attached to it and extended a,cros3 tbtt
street.—Boston Herald.
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.prcocjpaijio,! by flic writer's'name and address,
r»otuQcess.arily.|or publication, Cbut as evidence
j)i good faith.   Advertising rate/j made unoirn
' .upon application. e-
■The question asked tiie3e many
years and in tones irore or less musical, "What are the ^vild waves saying?"
may be near a satisfactory .reply. The
manufacture of paper from seaweed is
Said to be a growing industry in
France. The seaweed "fr'Hl .doubtless
reveal .the whisperings arid thn&de*-
ings.of tho ocean it has -heard to writ:
ers who use the paper.
SATURDAY,  SEPT. 24, 1898.
SUKiH VJiU'U/JUf
OlTOltTUNITY FOIt A tlHKAKY.
The > Leader some, weeks ago received a communication' from It. E.
.GuomjJJ, i>ruvinuml Jibrnrian, stating
that the government of British Columbia had placed a sum of ?1,000 in
■the current estimates for the estab-
lisbment'of a system of public libraries.
The system, as explained, Appears
■especially adapted to the needta ,oi this
province, where so many countries are'
isolated and where the • opportunities
for obtaining access to interesting and
useful literature i& lixaited. It may be
described as follows :
A certain number in a community,
,25 adults, sign a petition asking for a
library to be sent to a designated  address'. „ They agree to pay  the   transportation charges, if any, to provide  a
suitable   place, for its   reception,  to
select a librarian (free of charge to the
government) and  to .forward   the ■ li-.
' brary to a designated  address,  at the
end of   three  months afc  the  end  of
which   lime  the  library  will  be   replaced by  another lot .of books,   and
so on. - ■
Every petition must be accompanied by the cost of the case, $5, but
no community will ever be required
to pay for more than one.
This is a capital opportunity for
Moyie City to get in possession of a
library with but a trivial expense, and
if some energetic person will take
hold of the matter the people here
can soon have acccsB to a variety of
good books and periodicals.
"When Mrs. Lowe was declared
elected," remarks a Denver paper in
discussing the national convention of
the women's club, "the bustle in ,the
hall was simply indiscribable." "Whose?
WWWIWIWWWjMfll
A Cilicacri .business   houoo   displays
below the name of the firm a line
reading "Established Before the War."
That sign dooan't mean so much now
as it did a year ago.
Chicago's tallest and" thinnest citi-
-zen died' the other day. Ho was 7
■feet 8 inches tall and weighed only
£25 pounds.    He was a Pole. ;
11,11 Mill!   ■JIJIIMW*1—
If there are. any blow holes in
American- armor plate Spain can't
prove it.'
By"   'it-IE   tin.
A.\  UKPOUxVJJISJD   K-03TOB.
A report seems to have gained circulation on the outside purporting
that on account of a slight disagreement between the owners of the
Moyie City townsitc and the C. P. R.
the latter company was laying out a
towusite of its own at the foot of ' the
lake, two miles from the site of the
present town. The latest rumor to
reach this office is an interview published in the Spokesman-Eeview with
a Cranbrook business man;
It is said that the railroad company and the
owners of the townsite at. iloyie City could not
agree lor suflieieiit land for a depot aud yard
room, and the railway company has gone two
and a half miles further south, at the foot of
■Moyie lake, and located the depot and yards,
the locution being much better suited to the
necessities of the company. It is thought the
future town will t>e built there.
The above, like all rumors of its
kind, is absolutely false. As near as
can be learned the company has 110
intention of locating at the foot of
tho lake, and even should it build its
siding aud depot there it would no't
materially affect the present town in
tho least,
A sidetrack has already been promised Moyie City, and in all probability
the depot will be located here as well.
The report Unit the future town will
be built at the foot of the lake is absurd in the extreme, and is not entertained for a moment by those in
sition to know.'
Of what is th© baby thinktnpr
As ho smiles _eo,'Jn his sleop7
Ol tho mot"betf--kioses .given.
In the silence sweet and deep?
Or the land lio has lately com© from,
Where tho soula of tho little ones BtW,
Till into oui-.eeurthly k&oplng-
God giv.es thorn, some sweot day r
It may bo en B.neei'whl«pora ';
In tho little dreamer's ear   > /
Borne message of tender meaning '
ThAt we can never hear.
It may bo he hear an echo '      ,
Of the songs that angels prag,
'A9 they float clown the starry spACfce
.With .the dr«£Di3 God btdsr them bring.
'■    o
"Dream on white you may, my baby-
While your soul'is free from stain
A& tho lilies are, when summer
"Has washed them pure w4th rain*
Only a year from Heaven!
God keep your soul so white
■That you always can talk wtt8 euOjgKfc
.At? J. think you do to-night.
I fear tor the future,' baby.
And what it may bring to yrx*~»
Bo •easy It Is to falter,        , a
So hard it is to bo true!
> O, feet that in sin may wander,     ■>. c
O, soul that may go astray.
If .mother might only lead you
Into the one right way!
Pear Ajigel, wjiose Loving whisper.     ,. •>'
Ho hears in drearns to-night.
Watch ovor this child and'guide hte
In patlia that are paths of right.
Walk over, I pray, beaide hlrn,
-tTntil God colls him home.
Then lead back to the Heaven   ,
From which ho Ikis lately conw.
"-Ebon E. Rexford. In .Ladles* Worti
FAITHFUL UNTO DEATH.
po-
Nest Thursday the prhibition plebiscite will be taken all over the dominion of Canada, and the question
as to whether the importation, manufacture or sale of spiritous liquors
will continue or not will be settled.
History- has demonstrated that whenever aud wherever the sale of intoxicating'..liquors was prohibited the law
became a farce, and the desired affect
was in > nowise accomplished. The
sale of liquor was carried on to an
equally largo extent, and the results
were more disastrous than before the
prohibition law was enforced, while the
revenue derived from legitimate and
carefully regulated sales was lost. If
the passing and enforcing of the law
■would .abolish;.the manufacture and
sale of intoxicating liquor entirely,
then | the Leader would urge over'y
voter to go to the pole and vote for
prohibition, but as the chances are
unfavorable for its passage, and the
inability  to   enforce   such   a   law if
A f oug-b, bro*?n dog- e&t a* the very
edge cj! th& tucibhxiowa breakwater.
Ha wae looking- ateodilj eeaward. JBjb
wae evidently old, and ha wm scarred
by many fights; but his sunken mouthj
from which he hod lost many teeth-,
showed that he would not fight again'
victoriously.
He was gaunt from o lifetime of ln-
euillcient food, but yei he had tho air
of e. dog who is loved.
Sometimes he turned from his ga*zQ
thet fiea." aud glanced behind him at
tho child who was sitting1 in a wihee>l-
barrow a few feet away. Every time he
glanced thus he- sligh.tly wagged his
stump of a tail, and the child smiled or
she said in a soft voice: f
•   "Good Boasl"
And then, Bose wagged "b-a-rder; but
he could not giye much attention to his
companion, -for his whole heart woe
with that beut old woman who was up
to her waist in. the water b3r tho outermost ledge. It was tliesre that the Irish
rhosfl grew, and at low tide the woman,
could gather it. She thrust her arm
down to the shoulder each time /or her
handful of moss. She was wet,'sodden
wot, save for a (small place across her
hade
Sho had a mon'o straw, iiat faKteaied
by a small rope tightly under iicr chin.
Her face looked a hundred years'old, it.
was in truth'70—old, ©eamMl, and leathery; and it was a face you loved to look
nt.
Every few moments she raised, her
head and put her dripping band upover
her eyes as ahe turned toward ..the land;
she was at first daz'xled by the glare of
the ■water. When she looked up thus
the little girl In the wheelbarrow always waved her hat; then a dim, beautiful smile would come in the foxlcd'eyes.
"It's jest a doin'of her lots of good,"
she would say aloud.. "I'm awful'glad
I wheeled her down. I w^sh now I'd
brought her down bftener -this summer," '
Twice as she looked alioroward she
called out shrilly:
"Boss, you take care of her; won't
you, Boss?" .>■ j .'
Then Boss pricked up' his ears and
shook his tail, and the girl laughed and
said sho guessed she'n* Boss could git
along ftrst-rato-
"We're use't to it; ain't we. Bosh?"
When she eaid this the dog got up,
came to her side, gave Jicr a swift lick
aowas tine {ace, then hurried''back and
cat down, on the <dge of the planks
again.
Once the woman, out. in the water
slipped and fell splashing, and Boss
jumped up, whining in a piteous quiver,
had been doing when l"he child had gone
to sleep.,, For an instant she thought
she was dreaming. But Boss was gone,
,and—ye3—thero was something among
the rocks—it was granny's iuitsxicking
up,, and it did aot move.
Molly tried (again to scream, and if
.was as it her ha»t wquid break in the
trying.' Her voice wils only & hoarse
kind of a whisper.
But there! Boss Jjad reached his
friend, JIe> i?}e& .to -p.ulJ her out. Ber
tyveett his Jfps i^e fej^ed, he? howjedrr-
nsy. be «jrea.pa^4» W*^»w frtwtbfe$k>
ing also.? '
At last tha Baoaae* out th&re held Ma
rako juajt fvbovo the water antl gazed
j^osfrftTd the shore, ilist«aung,f. T}.»« ?vind
wtyi off the sea, ag$i» sounds from tho
land did not come clearly..
The man saw little Jtfollie Town© on
the breakwater.   Had she cried out?
And wafs that tho Towno dog carrying-
-on so on tho j-ocks?
Boss was down by the still figure that
wa.« lying- in tho shallow, pool. He was
'struggling with it, making frantic oi-
forts to pull it frorn tho water.
Outlined on the breakwater, agsin-st
the dazzle of tho blue &ky, the man saw
Mollie rUe lip ia her barrow, as if she
would walk, and then, fall bock again.
"Good Godl" lie, cried. He dropped
the rake into tho water, 'caught, up his
oars, and rowed' to the ledge. All the
time lie rowed he saw old Mrs. Tow;no's
.motionless .form, lying there- end the
dog trying to help he^.   .
As he stepped out ot his boat and began filippingflnd jumping or.er the rocks
the woman moted and raised her head.'
Ho saw her reach out her hand to the
dogs  <Le ^ saw .the dog throw himself
and would not be comforted evea .whec
the child said, soothingly:
"Never mind,-old fellow!"
-But when the woman floundered to
her feet ugsin and cried:   "All right!"
tho dog sat down.. Still he frequently
gave a li ttlo whine imd er his, breath.  He
was  thinking t-hat this was the first
summer when hehad not'goneout mossing with his dearest friend, andhe could
not understand why he was jso stiff and
clumsy that he was unable to run over
the slippery rocks and keep close to her,
nosing the moss she picked up, poking
over lobsters and crabs, and seeing tliat
nothing happened to her.   Something
was the matter with his legi, and with
the  whole of him, somehow, and ho
could not get over the rocks.   Was it
the  same  tiling  that kept him from
gnawing bones?    And lie Hked them
just as well as ever.   He noticed that
the young dog who lived down the rood
could crack bones without any trouble.
It was all rery jnysterioue.
When he lay in the sun near where the
moss was drying, dozing and tapping
at the flies, ho oft en looked as if ho were
thinking'of all these things.
And what did the girl's grtuvdmothey
me*n only yesterday, whew »ho stroked
his head and saldr-
"Poor old Boss I You're gittin* old,
jes' 'a I be. Twon't be no kind of a place
round this houso 'thout Boss." ne had
nuzzled his head tinder her hand when
ahe had' spokea- thus, but he didn't understand,   i.
How pte&sant this bright day was,
with ita sunny, gentle east wind—a wind
that brougb-tflweot, sajt emell« from the
ocean. i
The child {miffed the embracing1 odor
and etreiabed OBfc tar bands, smiling
happily.
To be mire, eh» ©wsid act walk", but
granny of iea^pheried her to the breakwater, where Bhe could" see the moss
gathered.
t ££ waa a low course of tides, and now
the water had gon« lar out, so that one
could get to the ledges where the moss
grew.
Granny had ao boat oa most o£ the
mossers had—thero' were «omo boats
now farther along. &nd little Molly could
see the men put their long-handled
rakes down and draw them ujjfYill. She
knew that those men mado more money
than her, grandmother, but then f?ho
didn't know much about money. Some
of the E'eighbors often said that they
themselves could not afford to keep a
dog. Whr-n they said this granny shut
her lips tight, and tho first chance she
had she would stroke the dog's head.
"I guess they don't know.much, about
a dog," sho told Molly, " V I gueas 's
long'ei wu've anything to eat Bose'll
Ikivc some of it.   Eh, old feller?"
Molly sank back on her pillow in the
banrow. She amused herself by almost
closing her eyes so that the sea Keerned
to como up nrarer and crimple in.sjKirks
of .fire. Then tttio would open' her lids
wide, and the great stretch of,'water
would flash bUndingly on her 'vision.
Sho ployed at this for a long time, and
always in front of her was the dog;
she had grown up in the conviction tliat
all was v/ell if he was near.
Soon everything grewdeliciously dim
and then clear, and the-salt smell was
sweeter, and she was walking over the
hard sand as straight as anybody, holding her head up stroiigly. She did not
know she was asleep., It was real to
her that she was walking.
Suddenly she sat upright in her wheelbarrow, clutching the sides of it. Boss
was not there. Had he barked? Or had
some one called? She looked off the
lodge. She saw Boss leaping frantically
over the weedy rocks. He went as if he
were a young dog-r-he went like a creature possessed, no seemed not to leap,
but to fly from one rock to another, over
the still, green pools.
Molly could only see the dog and, beyond him, shining water. Where waa
granny?
The child tried to scream, but she felt
as if in a nlghtmnie, imd could not
make & isound.
tked.
pcvl.
«' I never slipped
but,
ith
down and lick tier face eagerly
"That you, Jim Stowell?" she oat!
"1 guess "I've broke my leg.    1 slip
vve mopscd SO yei
v.. Bjy;ak of before."
She ppokti  tremblingly,
pride,    "I 6'pose  I fainted; or some-
tJdr^r."    ■ h   . " „'      ,
' "'-'Til git y&2 right into the boat,,   said
Jim S.toweU, briskly, ','V take you home
'in no tim£.v
' Boss stood close by watching the inon,
I- ft yy# fto> aosy &$(% ber i»te th&
tea<* and flfc« «*»« *p4 gW P»c.
do ,.fcourj£,
Whe^ she wap^n J^ia&t Jin> took up
his oars to go round to the sandy landing.   .There stood Boss -afciveripg on a
rock, ' Ml fit .once he ^ppea-re^ .oldd'
than ever{   it .^eerned oa if ih,e pftuld
bardlv stood.
"Take him, too;" said ^ifl.mistress..    ''
','No, lee him walk;"
"I want you to take him, I tell jrou,"
almost fiercely.   "He's too'old V stiff
to, walk on the'.rocks:"
"Old!" with ailaugh. "YQVi-P.ughtAr
aecn. him goin'it after you!"
Tho man began, to row. Tears c&nie
info Mrs. Towne's eyes. Her voice was
choked. ,-
"You've got to take hka," sho said,
"or you needn't take me." • ■
':0h, if you feel like that"—Jim lifted
the dog" into the -boat, and Boss
crouched down by his frieDd, who put
her hand on him. ,Heleoned more and
more heavily on her; his eyes were fixed
oa her face..
Lying there on the wet moss in the
bottom of tho boat she could look, without moving, into the dog's face. He
slowly put hia tongue out on her Angara. He pressed yet closer. ,
' With a curiously quick movement sho
managed to draw him nearer. She bent
her head to his head.
"Ho. lays too, hard on ye!!' said Jim.
"Lornine pull him away."
"Don't touch himi" she cried, in a
'sharp voice.
• Tho next moment she said, hoarsely:
' "He's dead!"—From Boss and Other
Dogs.
BRBW.15HY
-o-
-KJiET/KriB  0F-
IN
KKC.3
AND
^BCTTL"g3.
Oudrrs Promptly ,,A<rei>»c«E» -w».
B. f?!estoK9r and Cp., jRi'Qps.,
^fEtSGW, S. c
r.ryitjMTi ■n»rtWnn t]m
FOB FINE
.ADDRESS
Or$
KELSON.
LILLIE   BROTHERS,
"■*"^^*^a^
"-57^
DON'TFORGET
TO €AZL AT TEE
Boot & Shoe Co.
,    MOYIE,    EASTK00T£Nr\Y,B. C.
The above hotel has been recently .erected, aad aeatiy furnished throughout. . ' , _'
Cosy  and Comfortable  Rooms.
■ ' The bar is supplied with  the
best brands   of liquors   and     '
eigars.
Headquarters for Mining Men,
JOSEPH NEIUBRSTApT. I'rop.
POJR
Hardware, tSrooeries,
Dry Goods; Stationery
Etc.,'Etc..
Queen's Avomie,
MOYIE. ft. C
Lagor beer sold
bottles.
by the  Keg or dozen
Bottledpteer
in Stock. . '.-.
LAKE - SHORE
Barber Shop
—JlSD—
Bath Rooms
j; SB. AIXT90SA.7E«      —     -
KOYIE, B. C.
Proorlotor
mm DRUG and BOOK CO.,
Outside Orders Given Strict Attention.
o?mng
LIMITED, KELSON, B. C-
HOUSE.
Ifsn's 'Mite,f31ilrtb- and Underwear, boots, sbect
end Rubbers, socks, glovea Rnd twac««.
jEveri/thinfl the^railroad,
and city man wants. . . .
Give us a call,
Dealers in
Fresh and
Cured Meats.
FORT      STEELE,    CRANBROOK,
VHLBDNER and MOYIE CITY.
Stalonery, Office Supplles.'iWail Paper.
Drugs, Patent
Medicines.
Druggists'   Sundries,    Mall   Orders   Solicited
REID & CO.,
CRANBROOK, .   '     -        B. 0.
ssse
9S
3
Tou
Want Anything
TN THE DRUG LINE OR
ASSAYERS'    SU1TLIBS,
, Call on or write
ASAT;IJ!JlSSc
NELSON,
B. 0.
and
Nest,
give
:   '        Baker St., NELSON, B. C.
Wholesale  Groceries  ands' Provisions.
fiu^t' class -assortment.'. •.
:'     LETTE'R OIIDEUS rtt6.>ir-TLY ATTENDED TO,
r. o. box 2H.
—TEE-
WOODBINE   -   HOTEL
AT THE
Logging Camp
Twenty miles west of Moyio City
on tho line of the new' Crow's
Pass railway is now, prepared to
good accommodations to the traveling
public; having been thoroughly overhauled and remodeled to accommodate the increasing i trade. Tho best
brands of liquors are supplied at the
bar, and the proprietors, who arc old
timers, can give full; information.' to
tho traveling" public. Good stabling
in connection with the hotel..
BEAULIEU ;& PLANTE, Props.
W. F. TEET2EL & CO.,
. NELSON, B. C.
CANADIAN PACIFIC
Haiiway    Company
—AND—
Soo    Pacific     Line
Direct Route
and Superior Service.
To'KLONlUKK ft'iul YUKON Gold Fields.
To lJaei/ic Const, Uhiim, Japan and Australia.
To Bastern aud European points.
.   Tickets issued thrbugli and bug-gage    s
eliecked.to destiuusion,
TOUR
. E. MALIETTE SCO,
Dealiiiui in
Hay, Feed and Produce
A largo, stock of Hay, Oats
and Fresh Vegetables Rhvays
on hand. Prompt attention
given to mail orders. Agents
Lion Brewery, Rossi and.- ,   I
I3AKER 8T. • ■ KELSON.'"0. C,
Baker St., NELSON, B. C.
..',,■ ''PASS KEVELSTOKK. ,;
Daily to St. Paul. Daily, except Wed-
dhy to Easteru CauiidiaD rind U, S.
points. ,
Procure Time Tables, Maps,  etc.,
Ascertain Present
au<l
Centrally located, and
class iu all aparlmenls.
first
E. C. CLARKE,
Prop.
And lull lulonnaliou by
ftddrcnaiug nearest  lopa'
ugcutf or
W.F.ANDERSON, Tra\'. Pass, Agent,
NolBOU'    .
E. J. COYLE;
District Passenger Agent,  Vancouver
B.C. .
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