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Ts the best furnished hotel inthe s-onndary  district. It- is heated with steam and  lighted by electricity Excellent sample  rooms The bar, is always abreast of the  times, and meals are served in the (. afe  .al any hour, day or night.  McClung &  Goodeve,   Prcpr's.  Me������eee������0m0M������ocee������aGe0o������&������e&e������o9������.������e8������$a������ea'8S84Mrocc  James Buchanan & Co's  BLACK ARID WHITE, AND  HOUSE OF COMMuNS.  GREENWOOD LIQUOR  CO.  ��������� .   IMPORTERS, GREENWOOD, B. C.    s  PHOENIX, il. C.  Is'oppoFito the Great Northern depot nnd is a delightful  haven for the'weary traveler. Great veins of hor water  run through the entire home, and latltocins are al-  wojF nt theK'jvie*1 of thoi-e in M-nrHi of nuitirial  cleanlinfss. The dining room is an enemy to dyspepsia,  while the nitistic appointment of the liquid refreshment  makes the drinks go down like eating fruit in a flower"'  garden, '.The Piitiiple rooms arc the largest in the monn-  tains and a pleasure to drummers  svith big trunks.  JAS. MARSHALL        -       -       PROPRIETOR  ziZESSBXSBSSUSSl VSSSRBB3XW  PHOENIX BEER  t  -.t,'fii'-lici''!);-. in uisto and. five from������������������ irajmi*iti������ s.   Onl'iu |  m f\;tsi- ni' luif-th' Ml tin.' cjiiliesf oppornniify  Phoenix ~= Brewing - Co. J  ('.iniited.V  ���������Tho Pride of Western Canada. Phono 1.38, Greenwood  ���������'CTsasstKwasrisBii  ,. " .tjncqiinilcd. for Domestic -..CJso.'"  Pete Lover, superintendent of  the Oio Denoro, was*"in the city  Monday.  Mike Hays left Tuesday for  Orillia, Out., to visit friends in  Siuieoe county.  There has been more wind in  Greensvood this spring than ever  knosvn before.  Airs. Peck, wife of Conductor  Peck of Mid svay, is seriously ill at  the Sisters' hospital.  Geo. Burns returned last week  alter hix mouths spent at the old  home in Cornwall, Eigland.  Geo. W. .Bamberger returned  from Cobalt last: week, where he is  interested in some mining pcoper-  ues.  J. W. Murphy left for Ssvift  Ciiireut, tksk., Saturday hist, lie  inlends  to   svork   his   ranch   this  .-U'l.'Oll.  K.-iineth McKeuzie, svho ha-i  been in Ferine for the past six  mon i lis, remmed t.) tne city on  Friday.  W. Joh-s went up to Rock  Creek yesterday to inspect tne  svork being done on the Mammoth  mine.  Miss Tillie Grali.un, svho is attending school in Spokane, spent  the Kibtur- "holidays svith her  mother. '   '.--���������"   -' "--'���������  A. Nicholson from Rook Creek  has been spending a few dajS in  the city, lie intends to pay a  visit to Edmonton this summer.  Colin Campbell of-Grand Forks  svas iu the city a couple of days  this week. Mr. Campbell is one  of the old timers of the Boundary.  Mrs. C. A\i. Shaw returned Tuesday from Keremeos. Mrs. W. M.  Frith, of Keremeos, who has been  seriously ill, returned with Mrs.  Shasv aud svill spend a mouth in  Greenwood.  Charles Flood brought his wife  from Phoenix last Saturday to be  treated iu the hospital lor appendicitis. Mrs. Flood is rapidly recovering and it is not likely that  au operation will be necessary.  The first baseball game of the  season happened last Sunday afternoon betsveen Phoenix aud  Greenwood. The score was 1G to  G when the crowd left. The boys  should start the game in the morning to iusure a finish.  Yesterday in the court house at  12 noon, Nicholas Polkayak and  Sava Poucnija were married by  Registrar McMynn, tho first civil  marriage taking place in Greenwood. It takes about half an hour  to hitch a pair by the civil process and costs 810, in advance.  The province gets the cash aud th*  registrar au uncomfortable half  hour.  J. Peek MacSsvain is holding  dosvn a desk in the city clerk's  oflice at present. Peck is tho most  versatile cuss living. Last week  he svas bossing a shift iu the converter room at the smelter, this  sveek he is assistant to the city  clerk, next week ho may be stipe  at the tunnel  or conducting   an  The Copper Market.  . A Boston  letter in  the Copper  Curb says: /  The   copper < metal market has  shown" great improvement during  the week, prices of all grades having advanced and the volume of  business having, increased rapidly.  At the moment transactions are  somewhat smaller  than they were  earlier in the week, but this is because   the   big  agencies   are not  anxious to sell at prevailing prices  and consumers are hesitating about-  paying the advanced  prices.    It is  estimated that there were not less  than  20,000,000 pounds  sold   for  April and May delivery during the  first two days, more  than   half of  which went to domestic consumers.    The foreign buying was on a  very good  scale,-a good part of it-  going to  London,   where  the demand for it is  better than it has  been for many months.  ���������   The most important fact brought  out   during   the   sveek   was   that  several of the large producers are  sold up to June and  they are not.  offering metal very freely even for  delivery in that- or later months.  They will  not'sell copper under  any consideration  under 13 cents  and   bids are  very close  to  this  figure nosv.    Sales of electrolytic  havo been made on  a  fairly large  scale at 12J, while Like  was sold  over 13 and the  demand  is  much  better nosv  than  it  has been for  some time for this brand.  As the fpeeifieations in the  hands of the leading copper and  brass rolling mills and electrical  engineering concerns call for the  consumption of 45.000,000 pounds  of all grades for!goods to be finished  before the first "of Jul}', it is highly  probable that the consumers will  be forced to advance their bids and  a much lighter level of prices svill  be the result in the near futuic. ���������  Taken as a whole then the outlook is much brighter nosv than it  has been for a Jong time and a big  improvement .is expected, and  those svho shape*.their course accordingly svill be the winners during the next six months.  Rock Creek, this week.    Tho shift  svill be sunk 100 feet this season.  The Trail smelter has coke  enough on hand to last for several  months.  John Finlay and son have secured a lease upon the Crescent  and commenced svork yesterd-iy.  Ia London the director? of the  L^'Roi mine at Rossland svill raise  3300,000 to further develop that  mine. A shaft svill bo sunk 2,650  feet.   The Golden Bell group on Sheep  creek has  been acquired  by East  ern parlies.    It  adjoins the claims  recently bonded by John McMartin  for $150,000,  The surveying for the big tunnel as far as the Crescent has been  finished, and preparations aro nosv  being made to build a blacksmith  shop  and   other  necessary  build-  Sater & Johns put a force of men  to work  on  the Mammoth,   near  .Ely has been producing copper  for about seven months. To the  end of January the Nevada Consolidated produced 9,39S,11S  pounds and shipped 7,170,200  pounds, and the Cumberland Ely  produced 7,001,3Gf.) pounds and  shipped 4,064,148 pounds.  Ola Lofsrad and associates will  start their big tunnel into the south  belt as soon as they cau make arrangements svith the Garlands for  a dumping ground. They have  been negotiating for tsvo acres of  land, for which the Garlands ask  8300 an acre. This price the syndicate consider excessive, and work  .on the tunnel is therefore delayed.  The tunnel should add materially  to the value of the Garland holdings in the south end of the town  and in Anaconda.  Tho miues at Middlesboro aro  shipping more ceal than ever at  the present time. April promises  to be the record month iu the history of the company's operations.-  Frotn the 1st to the 6th, iticlusive,  103 cars were pulled out of the  eolleries. At this rate the total  shipments for April would amount  to approximately 16.000 tons. Dur-.  ing February and March something over IS,000 tons wero billed  out of the local yards.���������Nicola  Herald. . '__  A company svith the title of the  Fife Mines, limited, has been  granted a certificate of incorporation a4? a limited company with a  capital of ������2,000,000. The new  undertaking has been formed to  acquire the Fife, Dykehead No. 2,  the Ben Hur and the Three Bells  mineral claims, in the Grand Forks  mining district, near Fife, on the  Columbia aud Western railway.  Charles Dempster has succeeded in  interesting an eastern syndicate in  these properties.  J. A. W hitter, a prominent  mining man of tho Slocan district,  British Columbia, is at Riverside,  California, accompanied by his  family. He is developing the  Goodenough mine near S melon.  B. C, ancl is also interested in a  lease on (he famous old Silver  King mine of the Hall Mines company near Nelson, B. C. Before  returning north he will study  dredging conditions at Oroville on  behalf of associates interested in  placer ground on  the Fraser river.  Arizona's copper production for  February of this year is estimated  (o have been 26,500,000 pounds,  which.is at the rate of 31S,000,000  pounds a year. The fact, assuming it to be such, is an interesting  one. as it makes Arizona an easy  first on the list of copper-producing regions���������not alone of the continent, but of the world. The  chief contributors to the February  output were : Copper Queen, with  9,150.000 pounds; Calumet aud  Arizona, 4,000,000, and the United  Verde, witliover 3,000,000 pounds.  The remainder came from copper  mines over the Territory.  In 1907 the profits from precious  metals exceeded all dividends paid  by all banks in the United States.  The profits from copperrninesd,  ceedod air dividends "froiuall. railroads in the United States.' Sixty-  five per cent, of the carrying busi-  business of the nation originated  from mines. Can the enemp of  the industry answer this?  Fatal Accident.  ' While shunting cars in the  Greenwood yard iip^n Tuesday afternoon W. J. Walker fell off the  ore train and seven cars ran over  him, crushing him so badly that  he died in the hospital four hours  later. Tho funeral svill take place  in Nelson under tho direction of  the railroad men.  Walker wa3 about 25 years old  and very popular with all who  knew him. His mother resides at  Inveravon, Scotland, and he had  an insurance policy iu her favor for  $2,500. With the exception of an  uncle in Toronto he had no relatives in America. He was engaged to be mariied to a.young  lady in Greenwood, and 6he is  grief-stricken over the sxd and  sudden end of her ssveetheart.  done  over 3,000  ground  work  on  a  The  main  entrance  evangelical    campaign,    aud    tlie  next���������but that is too far ahead.  Government Agent McMynn returned from Spokane Wednesday  last, svhere he svent Monday  iu connection with the extradition ol Claud Garlic*. Garlitz is  iiei UM'd tif rubbing the mails at  Uii.-.-land. Mi Me Ms nn reeiived  ;i x'li^iMin fi*.>iu tho attinney-geu-  iiv.C" ili-p,iitini ul SuiHiay, on Mou-  iji������v ii.' went to  Spokane,  and  on  \Vi:--.'i-tv-cl IV    :.    U.    S.    tllM'.-dlt,l do-  iivii-i'.i   ti.n-iii/ "im   lilt-   piv-'Viuoi.il  .-���������itti'iiiitj.-;.-   u. to!i U.imilary hue.  the last  J.    it,  (.'i.ri.'li.-ii  "i"  ivnpU' '.'���������* v, i ek-; ������������������iii liifi i;nieii aooV"  t'..'smi (Jn_v ,,ii the iiiain bruieli  olll.'Keith' I he htoek wintered  ssi-ll. He has a considerable portion ol his ranch iu meadow. All  kinds of ci'iealri, vegetables and  fruit grown iu a northern climate  can be grown up tho Kettle without artificial ii ligation, and no  summer fronts, This should become a great agricultural aud fruit  growing district.  Wlddowion, A(i������y������r, Nelfon, 0. C.  City Council.  The council met on Tuesday  evening,  Letters were read from Phoenix  council re pest house and was filed,  also the treasurer s report, and returning officer's report upon bylaw No. 7.  A, D- Ilallett's account for  balance of expenses in conveying  A. Giroux to tho Nesv Westminr  ster asylum was received and  ordered paid.  The Greenwood-Phoenix tramway company was granted the  privilege to law a water pipo along  Campbell street and the use of city  water at regular rates.  Twelve applications wero read  for the position of city driver and  A. G. Pond was appointed at a  salary of $110.  tf.     McConnell    was   appointed  pound keeper, tho pound to be on  lots 6 and 7 Silver street,  -.Bylaws   1,   2,   5   aud   7-   were  adopted and passed.  Council adjourned.  Princeton Coal Basin.  " Pm-iiltMit LotiiH Hill of the  Greiifc Northern railway recently  svjote me nskiiig what amount of  coal we could supply daily/to th'  V., V. & E. . rail svay svhen ii  roaches Princeton.' I replied tint  we could ensure sufficient to meet  every requirement," says Ernest  Waterman of Princeton, ..ihauager  of tlm'Vermillion Forks Mining  an I Developineutcompany.  This company osvns tsvo square  miles of coal lands' adjacent to  Princeton. Six seams of semi-  bituminous coal described by the  Dominion geological survey as excellent for domestic and steaming  purposes, have been proved by  ineftnaof diamond drilling operations,   The company has iilroudy  feet of under-  24-foofc seam,  or slope has  been driven in for a distance of ISO  feet, and air shafts connecting svith  the surface have been opened up.  The main slope runs in on this big  ������cam, thirteen feet of which is uu-  derneath the lloor of tho working..  The various seams have a total  thickness of fifty feet. Mr. Mc-  Es'oy, late of the geological survey,  and nosv operating the Brauzeau  "coalfields in Alberta, estimated  that the one measure nosv partially  developed by the company, could  maintain a daily output of 400 tons  for 260 years.  This coal is nosv being used at  Princeton and at other points  throughout the Similkatneen district for domestic purposes. It  sells at th mines at $3 a ton. Further development work svill bo delayed until the V., V. & E. tracks  nosv at Keremeos, reach Princeton,  probably late next fall. Arrangements have been made for laying  the rails shortly on the graded portion of the route betsveen Keremeos and Hedley.  Mr. Waterman is (on fid en t that  he will be able to furnish coil for  all the tosvus easterly as far as |  Spokane as soon as the rail svay is  extended to Princeton. He also  foresees possibilities for competing  in Vancouver once tho same road  has bi'en extended over the Hope  in mutains. Coal from the Princeton property has been successfully  used at the reduction plant of the  D.dy Mining company, southeast  of Princeton.  President Hill on a former visit  to Keremeos made a flying trip in  his- automobile to Princeton in  order co .examine the coal areas.  The coal is said to run over 50 per  sumption. On tho whole, then,  the market is no worse oil than it  svas at the first of the year, though  a posverful element lias apparently  gained control and pub prices losver  than is warranted by conditions in  general."  When you want a monument or  headstone, wiito to the Canadian  Marble and Granite Works, Nelson, B. C.  Western Float  5a#&������s#&������e������������������8������������9e������a������0������������������  There are no resident preachers  in Merritt.  An Indian brought fivo cougar  pelts into Kamloops. and received  bounty of $75 from the government  agent.  .A. W. Dickenson of Arrowhead  has taken a contract to cut thirty  million feet of logs for thePingsten  Creek Lu.nber company.  During 1008, 270 cars of cattle, -  horses, hogs and sheep were shipped  from Nicola in addition to animals  sent out over the trail.  M. L. Grimmett will open a law  office in Merritt.    He already has ���������  one in Nicola.  It is the" intention of Duncan,  Ross and his associates to start an  [evening daily in   Vancouver some  [time this summer, to be called The  Guzette.  R. A. Brown of Grand' Forkft  claims to have a proven remedy for  consumption.  The Great Northern railway has  commenced work on iti lino from  Michel to Calgary.  P. Burns & Co. have bought the  Porter meat markets in Victoria  and Vancouver for $300,000.  Baseball ia not yet verysvarm in  nedlej\  About 150 carloads of ties were  shipped from   Hedley tliiB -winter.  Vancouver nosv has 15 bank1*.  For three months there has been  a birth every week in Phoenix.  At Sal mo real estate has doubled  in ptice within ten days.  In Revelstoke a Jap was lined  $150   for   selling beer without,a  license.  Lane Gilliam has taken charge  of largo hydraulic operations at'  Cook's Inlet, Alaska.-  Victoria men  are arranging to  of  Canadians in  Victoria    men    will  bresvery in Alberni.  build  The Columbia cigar is a large  and free-smoking cigar. It is sold  in all mountain tosvns and mado in  Nelson.  Harry   White  has  Trail opera .house.  bju^ht   tho  What does a woman with a  drug store complexion do when  she wants to make a bluff at  blushing?  The C.   P.   R.  largest bridge  iu  is building the  the world over  the Bsjlly river near Lethbridge.  It svill bo more than double the  height of the ill-fated Quebec  bridge. The latter bridge was to  has-e been 150 feet above tho level  of high svater ; the C. P. R's. new  bridge will ho 397 feet above the  svater level, and taking both its  height-aud length into consideration, it svill be the largest bridge  in the world. It* length will be  5,327 feet, or some tsvelve yards  over the mile, and the cost of the  structure svill amount to $1,500,090  cent..in fixed  Chrouiele.  carbon.���������Keremeos  In Phoenix D. J. Matheson has  the agency for nearly all the best  life, lire aud accident insurance  companies. Ho also insures plate  glass, and if you aro looking for in-  surance drop him a lino svith particulars of what you want.  When in Nelson drop into the  White House Cafe, next to the  postollieo. Turkish and other  baths can bo procured in the panic  building. Taylor Bishop, proprietor, employs all white help.  Typhoid fever i.s prevalent in  Fernie, but no cases of bubonic  plague have as yet been discovered.  This and tho sleeping sickness aro  about tho only plagues that have  not hit the closest town to hades iu  Canada.  John Stanton, Nesv York.-says :  " Li spite of tho considerable increase in metal stocks on March  I*t, as reported by tho Copper Producers1 Association, I believe tho  copper market is virtually where it  ���������itood on. January 1st, at least in  respect to available supplies. Much  of tho visible supply has been contracted for, tho total sold running  from 100,000,000 to 120.000,000  pounds, I fhould judge. tThis, of  course, is taking exports into consideration, us svell w domestic con-  The bachelors of Boundary Valley lodge, I. O. O. V., will entertain tho married members, their  wives, and the Robukiih lodge to a  progressive card party and dance  on Thursday, April 2l)th, iu the  Eigle's hall. Gmls, 8:30 to 10:30 ;  dancing from II. A cordial invitation extended to all members of  the order, ii.eluding viidting inoiii-  bera and their wis-.es.  The Kootenay Cigar Co. of Nelson have in tho Royal Seal n cigar  that is knosvn and Htnokcd between  tlio wheat country aud the bluo  Pacific.  place a   colony  Mexico.  The firemen of Grand Forks will ���������  have.a. celebration ' upon" Victoria-  Day.    - '<-./    :/  Tho police conrnisiionn.M ia  Fernie have tabooed checkers.-  Sergt. Thos. Luscombe, a Crimean veteran, died in Nelson thid  week.  A man  named Greenwood  was  found dead  near   Cranbrook last  week.   He had  been missing since  -  January.  A Boundary baseball league iu  to bo formed, consisting of Phoenix, Greenwood, Danville fmd  Grand Forks.  Tho Summerland council has  given the boird of trade $275 for  advertising purposes.  Grand Forks expects this summer to be the busiest in ita history.  The B. C. Telephone company  ara putting up a two-story brick  building in Grand Forks.  Kenneth Martin of RoRsland  died suddenly last week in Bel-  linghaui.  Lord Sholto Douglas will be triad  iu Nelson on May 10 for shooting  at Rowlands.  W. S. Stanley, editor of tho Fernie Ledger will be tried in Vancouver upon Apn'l 19th for cou-  tempt of court. He roaBted Judge  Wilson some time ago to ft brown  finish, and will now havo to explain.  A shaft is being sank on the  Golden Zone near Hedley at the  rate of 12 feet a week.  The Golden Eagle near Grand  Forks has fifteen men at work arid  ia shipping ore to the smelter.  In Phoenix it is proposed to  charge hotels with 30 rnoniB a license of $300 a year, and others  $600.  W. W. B. McTnncB ha? beon appointed senior county court judge  at Vancouver.  John Boyd died in Cottonwood  last month where ho kept a road  house for many yearn. He had  lived in the Cariboo for over forty  years.  The fur ca*ch in B. C. is very  light' this Heason, which is a hardship to the Indians iu the north.  John Hirscb will spend the summer Hit veying around Otsa lak������'.  Tho government sold roiho h s  last sveek by auction at Q, lesnel.  Tho cribbing work on the Q'Ipa-  n.-l river is being done under the  supervision of James Craig.  Tho first shipment of butter  from the Molson creamery was  made last week.  Wanted quickly, in every town,  lady or gentleman with little ennh(  to sell the duetless- Ideal Vacuum  Cleauer. Good profit*, easy and  clean work. Apply for particulura  to FttANK Fuask, Guelph, Out. THE    LEDGE,    GREENWOOD.    BRITISH    COLUMBIA.  HOPE JONES TALKS  Noted  Lecturer Addresses  the  Citizens of Blackberry Corners.  AND   MAKES HIS  USUAL  HIT.  Thanks Audience of Seven Persons For  Their Unbounded Enthusiasm as He  Brings His Remarks on "Niches"  i-.o a Close.  ��������� [Copyright, 190S,by T. C.McClure.]  kELLOW Citizens of Blackberry  Corners���������After a svulk of fifteen miles along the railroad  tracks I arrives] here this afternoon and lot It be knosvn that 1  ss-oukl deliver my lecture' in this school-  house this evening. There is present  by actual count n large, intelligent and  impulsive audience of seven persons,  and I thank you for turning out en  masse as you havo. It sliosvs the popularity of tho rostrum over tho husking  bee. .. . ,  "The subject of my lecture is 'Niches  ���������Find Your Niche and Kit into It.'  This lecture  has  been delivered  over  "THE SV33JEOT OP MyiiECTUBE IS 'MCEXS.  1,000 times to vast audiences, and President Roosevelt said of it only two  weeks ago, 'If 1 bad nothing else to  do I should like tosit and hear it over  and over again for a hundred consecutive nights.'  '���������Ever since I svas old enough to oal  pudding and milk I have contended  that every human being born on this  earth was born to fill a certain niche  and-that thero aro always plenty of  niches lying around loose. The longer  1 live the stronger grows my opinion  that this is so. The only trouble is to  find your particular niche and find your  mark on it.  "If I should ask this cultivated and  expansive audience who Shakespeare  ss-as it svould feel insulted. All the  world knows of him. He svas the first  man in the world tosli'ng the English  language into such shape that a fellow  could go to the grocery and make tlie  grocer understand that he wanted two  pounds of sugar instead of a bar of  soap. Shakespeare was a long time iu  finding his niche. He tried farming  and poultry and gardening before he  struck his gait, but svhen he finally  did ho had the sense to stick to it and  make a success. Literature ss-as his  niche, and he filled it up to the neck.  He also filled us up to the neck svith  proper English. Until his time the  husband who got up in the morning  nnd found his collar button gone  couldn't holler for his wife and do justice to the occasion. He had to staud  and jump up and down and express  himself in a conglomeration of languages, the only word of which the listening neighbors could catch on to was  'dammit.'  "Napoleon svas also a long time in  finding his niche. He sloshed around  and tried his hand at half a dozeu  things and then struck the right one  and begau to make the splinters fly. If  the.old man could have had his svay  he would have made the boy a cob-  . bier. Cai you imagine tlie great Bonaparte'pegging away at shoes or putting on cement patches? He came  aloug.to his niche one day, found that  it fitted him, and he went to work licking the whole world. His svas a fighting niche. -As a farmer he couldn't  have raised enough buckwheat to get  up a case of the scratches. As a poet  lie couldn't have earned his salt. As a  politician there are 10,000 men in this  country today who could have sidetracked him as easy as grease Something told him this, and he stuck to  bis niche.  Concerning Diogenes.  "I shall not ask you who Diogenes  was. You never met him, but you  ' have read all about him over aud over.  ���������Never was there a denser child, never  a bigger lunkhead of n youth, never  a greater doughhead of a young man.  ;It was said of him that ho didn't know  enough to pound sand. Up lo twenty-  five lie huug around betsveen his father's house and tho Idiot asylum, and  he was an object of p.";- to all. He  married a woman that trii'il tn wiio������������i-  some sense Into his noddle svith the  broomstick, hii*. It svas a failure, nnd  she returned to her father. I'm n-tell-  ing you that Diogenes didn't amount  to molasses svhen his niche finally  came.glldlng by and lie fell Into It. lie  s.tnrted out at being a philosopher  The world had never had tiny philosophy up .to that time, and It took to It  like a coon to n cornfield.  "Diogenes, without straining Ills bad;  at   nil.   went  around   one  day   svith  n  lighted  lantern.    When asked  svhy  he did  It  lie had  n  chance to reply  thnt   he   was   looking   for an   honest  m,m.     Thnt   tickled   the  public,  and  deadhead' tickets to the circus came  , pouring in.   Then lie came to passing  most of his time In a tub and to get-  ��������� ting off such philosophy as Tay to-  'day and trust tomorrosv1 and' 'Birds  ' of a "feather flock together.'   It was  Diogenes that consoled a  man  with  a boll on his leg by saying that he  might have had a carbunclo on his  licck.- "ITe . turued (the  world  upside  dosvn' !n- lite/wpy''find died .n grand  success.     ������������������'���������'���������  "Let as come down nearer to our  own times. What did George Washington amount to at the ago of twenty-one or even three or four years  later?   He could do a little land hot-  reylng, but nothing to brag of. Thu  old man let him run the farm, and he  ran things Into tho ground. Ho tried  to leach school and made a failure of  It. He never traded horses but what  he got stuck. Even after lie married  Iho Widow Cnstls he wasn't considered any great shakes. It was a question whether he'd ever be worth as  much as'the average hired man svhen  his niche carne sailing along. It was  marked, 'To llio Father of IIis Country  ���������handle gently.' George slipped Into  It nnd nailed himself in, and history  tells you what followed. Ho kicked  up a rumpus I hat lasted seven or  eight years, and ho made a mighty  king glad to go out of tbe American  business. Had he skipped his niche  and gone to keeping books for some  merchant he'd never have been board  of outside of his village homo.  "Go buck to Columbus for a - moment. Al the age of forty he had  tried tailoring, coopering, the snsv-  'inlll business and half n dozen other  things and had made dismal failures  at nil and svas teetotally busted for  cash. I don't depend altogether on  history for my facts. I have been told  on lhe outside that Mr. Columbus svas  so hard up at the crisis of bis life that  the question of raising fried eggs and  bacon for breakfast svas a serious  problem for him. Ho svas ready to go  out cutting cord svood for 3o cents a  cord svhen his niche came along. All  nt'Oiicc he got the idea that there  might be some more svorld to grab on  to, and he began to talk. He svasn't a  failure svith his mouth. lie kept at It  until he got the king and queen of  Spain interested, and they fitted him  nut and gave him Horace Greeley's  advice to go svest. He svent svest, and  here sve are. A vast continent has  been redeemed from the Indians nnd  given over to the grafters.  His Own  Case.  "Take my osvu case. My friends,  nt fifteen I couldn't chew gum without swallowing the cud inside of two  minutes. At tsvenly 1 planted dried  applies to grow an orchard. 1 had the  inner consciousness that soniosvhcre  ss-as a niche for me, but I couldn't find  it. I tried lightning rods and lin peddling .-ind book canvassing, but I svas  set dosvu as a half idiot. I tried poetry and svas run out of town, 'it seemed impossible for me to catch un. and  I bad to put up svitb being calK'd the  fool of the family. One day. after 1  had planted corn in the ear a ml been  run across a thirty acre list by the  farmer 1 svas working for, my niche  came along, it svas labeled "The rostrum.' I recognized it at once aud  slipped iu, and I am still there. It is  not for mo to say hosv much my lectures have benefited mankind nor to  ask svhat calamities might not have  happened had I failed to find my niche  at last. I alsvays leave thai lo my  audiences.  "Are you a successful fanner? Then  you base found your niche. Woman,  can you construct a pumpkin pie that  svill melt iu the mouth? Then that is  your niche. Young man, can you declaim 'The Boy Stood on the Burning  Deck' in such a ss-ay as to brlug tears  to the eyes of your audience? If so.  slip into the uiclie and hold it dosvn.  Nature iutended you for an orator.  Young woman, does playing "Old Black  Joe' on the piano come ns natural to you  as making beds and washing dishes?  Then your niche is music, and dou't  lot any cuss ss-ords of the neighbors  stop you. If you haven't found your  niche yet, keep on looking for it. 11  is sure to come and success to come  with it. Whatever you can do best  and svith the most satisfaction in your  heart is your niche, svhether it be poetry or pumpkin pie. oratory, chopping  wood, preaching tlie gospel or running  a sideshosv. With.-thanks for your  interested attention and unbounded  enthusiasm. I now bring my remarks  to a close and ask that you kindly  wake each other up."        M. QUAD.  THE  DEADLY  PARALLEL  THIS is tho story  Grandpa told  His little grandson,  Six years old.  He toolc that grandson  On his knee  And said: "A plraU  Roamed the sea���������  "A fierce old plraie  Ten feet high,  With     dark      bliu  whlsltcrs���������  My, oh, my!  "He had a cutlass  Six feet long  And   fought   while  singing  A wild song.  "Ho   captured  sols  Right and left  ves'  mills Is tlie story  ���������*���������    Grandpa, sent.  It had lhe proper  Sentiment.  It told of noble  Wilfred Booth,  Who clung Intently  To the truth.  All nicely printed  In a book-  Tou     guessed     its  structure  At a look.  Poor Wilfred, tempted,  Would not He.  Ho    said    that    he  would  Rather die!  T hough    many  chances  Came to him  To slip and thus get  And slosv tho cresvi  In tho ssvim, with  Slashes deft.  "Ho hid  his  treas.  ure  In tho sand  And ruled llkcslavej  his  Plrato band,  "Mon tried.to catel  him���������  Long they sought  But each  time  was  tho  ;    Catcher caught.  "He'd stand his victims  On their decks  And blosv their ves  scls  Into wrecks!  "And then he'd voyage  On and on  -.Till   no   ono   knew  where  Ho had gono.  "Ho sank a million  Ships or so;  How much ho plundered  I don't know.        t  "Ono   day   this   pl������  rate  Ceased to roam  And,     dressed     up  splendid,  Camo back home.  GREAT MEN WHO HAVE  PROVED ZAM-BUK.  TRICK SHOOTING.  Poor    Wilfred  stanchly  Stood his ground  And In a llo was  Never found.  Ills faco svas pallid  As his hair.  He never would bo  Heard to swear.  One day some wicked  Boys camo by  And lured him with  an  Awful lie!  They  tempted   W1I-  fred-  Don't you see?���������  To take some apples  Prom a tree.  They    vowed     tho  farmer  Said they might  Thus satiate their  Appetite.  The  farmer,  angered,  Got his gun;  The bad companions  Ran, each one.  Tho  farmer's   musket  Banged away  And killed poor Wilfred !  Fatal day!  A helpful moral  Tagged the tale  To make It proper  Without fall.  "He,     only  back.  All the rest  Ho   killed   and  his  Treasure chest!'  came  got  ���������Twas      this      that  grandpa  Told,  and  then  Grandson    sighed,  "Tell tt  All again!"  ���������Chicago  Post.  Scientist,    Analyst,     Magistrate,   and  War Correspondent all Testify.  Hen und svomeri great in point of  knosvledge, position and experience,  say that Zam-Buk stands superior to  all other healing substances. Read tho  opinions of the following eminent'  men:���������  Mr. C. E. Sanford, of Weston, King's  Co., N.S., a magistrate, a School Commissioner, and Baptist Deacon, says:  "Zam-Buk cured me of eczema,on.my  ankle, which had defied every other  remedy tried during tsventy years. It  also cured me of piles; and I take  pleasure in recommending it to my  fcllosv-mon."  Mr. Frank Scudamore, the famous  svar correspondent, who has gone  through twenty-nine battles, and  svhose dispatches during the Boer War  wore so eagerly read from coast to  coast in Canada, says:���������"Owing to  the poisonous dye from an undergarment penetrating a slight scratch,  my legs broke out in ulcers. At one  time I had seventeen deep holes in my  left leg, into each of svhich I could  put my thumb, and had fourteen similar ulcers on my right leg. Remedy  after remedy failed to heal these, and  I svas svell nigh worn out svith pain  and lack of sleep. Zam-Buk svas introduced, ancl I am glad to say that  if gave me speedy relief. A fesv weeks'  treatment resulted in a perfect cure  of all the ulcers."  Dr. Andrew Wilson,whose reputation  as a scientist is svorld-svide, in a book  recently published ("Homely Talks  on First-Aid") says:���������"Zam-Buk may  be relied upon as an antiseptic dressing svhich requires no preparation,  and has the particular advantage of  possessing unique healing properties."  Air. W. Lascelles-Scott, the famous  analyst to the Royal Commission for  Victoria, says:���������"1 have no hesitation  in certifying the entire purity of Zam-  Buk. It is of great healing posver for  open svounds or injuries."  So one could go on quoting authority after" authority, all of the opinion,  based on personal tests, that Zam-  Buk should be in every home. -Zam-  Buk is a sure cure for cuts, burns,  scratches, cold-sores, chapped hands,  ulcers, scalp sores, ringsvorm, blood-  poisoning, and eczema. It is also  used extensively for piles, for svhich  it is svithout equal. All druggists and  stores sell at 50c. a box, 3 for $1.25; or  post free from Zam-Buk Co., Toronto,  for price. You are warned ��������� against  harmful imitations.  The Tar.  Necks to Nothing.  "Being in a hurry to got home from  the theatre a fesv days ago, I walked  to the corner of King Street," Mr.  George Alexander says. "An old cabman with his hansom was the first on  the rank, but I shook my head at him  and called a taxicab.  "As I approached it the hansom  cabby said:���������'So, Mr. G. A., you've  no use for 'osses noss-, but you'll 'ave  to 'ave one to take you on the day  you're buried.' I svent home in that  hansom after all."���������Era Annual.  It Testifies for Itself.���������Dr. Thomas.'  Eclectric Oil needs no testimonial of  its posvers other than itself. Whoever  tries it for coughs or colds, for cuts or  contusions, for sprains or burns, for  pains in the limbs or body, svell knosv  that tlie medicine proves itself and  needs no guarantee. Thi3 shosvs why  this Oil is in general use.  "Dod gast!"   cried   this  tar. "Blow   ma  tight! ;.,���������'.���������-������������������  These flames are unbearably bright!  Though swimming's unpleasant  At times like the present,  A barque is far worse than a bight."  ���������Harper's Weekly.  ���������.Vesv York Herald.  Plenty of Applicants.  "Last sveek I decided that I needed  a little training dosvn," said the amateur athlete, "so I advertised for a  coach."  "Did you get one?" queried his  friend.  "No," replied the amateur athlete,  "but fifty-seven hackmen called." ���������.  Chicago News.  Often  Lectured.  During the reunion of students the  party began to recall the absent members.  "And whatever became of Dllkins?"  asked one. "Do you remember big  and lazy Bllkins. who would never  listen to a lecture?"  "Yes," replied another, with a smile,,  "but Bilkins listens to a great many  lectures nosv."  "Indeed! Reformed, ch ?"  "No; he is married."���������Detroit Tribune.  "A Turkisn nath is such an excellent thing," remarked Miss Tartun,  "that I have often wished these  Turks who sell candies at expositions  svould take one occasionally."���������Chicago Tribune.  BABY'S OWN TABLETS  A  BLESSING TO CHILDREN  A medicine that svill keep babies  and young children plump and good  natured, with a clear eye and rosy  skin is a blessing not only to the little ones but to mothers as well.  Baby's Osvn Tablets is just such a  medicine. They cure all the minor  ailments of children and make them  eat svell, sleep svell and play well.  Thousands of mothers use the Tablets  and praise them. Mrs. Lorenzo Rose,  Lake Talon, Que., says:���������"I cannot  say too much for Baby's Osvn Tablets.  I have proved their value in colic,  constipation and other childhood  troubles." Sold by medicine dealers  or by mail at 25 cents a box from The  Dr. Williams' Medicine Co., Brock-  ville, Ont.  The   Way   Soma   of the "Stage   Feats  Are Accomplished.  When a champion rifle Bhot fires  blindfolded at a wedding ring or a  .penny held betsveen his wife's  thumb arid finger or seated back to  her shoots, by means of a mirror, at  an apple upon her head or on a fork  held in her teeth, the danger oi using  a'bullet is obvious. None, of course,  is needed. The explosion is enough.  The apple is already prepared, having been cut into pieces, and stuck  together svith an adhesive substance,  and a thread svith a knot at the end,  pulled through it from the "svings,"  so that it flies to bits svhen the gun  is fired, is "hosv it, is done."  Generally the more dangerous a  feat appears tho more carefully is  all danger guarded against. In the  "William Tell" act the thread is often  tied to the assistant's foot. When,  again, the ash is shot off a cigar  svhich the assistant is smoking a  piece of wire is pushed by his tongue  through a hollow passage in tho cigar,  thus thrusting off the ash at the moment of firing.  A favorite but simple trick is the  shooting from some distance at nn  orange hold in a lady's hand. Groat  applause is invariably forthcoming  svhen the bullet drops out on her cutting open- the fruit, it is inserted by  hand earlier in the evening.  Another popular trick is that of  snuffing out lighted candles. Half a  dozen are placed in front of a screen,  in svhich as many small holes are  bored, one against each candle wick.'  At the moment of firing a confederate  behind the screen sharply blosvs out  each candle svith a pair of bellows.  In most instances svhere a ball or  other''object has to be broken on a  living person's head blank cartridge  is used and the effect produced by  other means. A special svig with a  spring conceal in it worked by a  ss-ire under the clothes is generally  used, the confederate manipulating  the spring simultaneously with the  firing of the rifle. As tho ball is of  extremely thin glass, a mere touch  suffices to shatter it. _        :  In these exhibitions some of the  rifle "experts" invite gentlemen from  the audience to testify that the  ss-capon is indeed loaded. The cartridge shown looks very well, but it  is a shell of thin wax blackened to  resemble a leaden bullet. It would  not hurt a fly.  London Graphic'on the G.T.P.  ' A descriptive article of more than  passing-interest, and svhich should  prove of inestimable .value, appears, in  ithe London Graphic of December 19,  '1908. Under the caption, "Girdling  the Earth with an All-Red Route,"  some salient facts and features of  the building of the Grand Trunk Pacific Railway are depicted with pen  and camera. Touching on the importance of the All-Canadian Transcontinental as a connecting, land link in  the all-red scheme, the svriter' proceeds to show the important part the  nesv road is taking in the opening up  and development of ��������� a nesv and immense area oi country, rich .in natural  resources.  What svould probably' be of, oven'  more interest to the readei* of The  Graphic across the seas, arc the excellent viesvs svhich accompany the  article, which shosv the first land-  seekers' excursion train, a glimpse of  the tosvn of Rivers and.of Nokomis,  and several interesting scenes in and  around Prince Rupert. Tho viesvs of  Prince Rupert and harbor aro particularly good, showing the svestern terminus of the Grand Trunk Pacific to  be most charmingly situated and already making a pretentious shosv  of becoming the important centre  svhich it is destined to be.  The article which The Graphic produces svill no doubt bring a clearer  realization to many distant readers of  the immense strides in railway building that is taking place in Canada today and of the unlimited possibilities  of capital and labor , in producing  svoalth in this great country of ours.  TRY THIS FOR  YOUR COUGH  %  Repeat  it: ���������"Shiloh's Cure will always  cure   my  coughs   and   colds."  First Girl���������I don't Leliove in early  marriages. I don't intend to be married until  I am  over thirty.  Second Girl���������And I don't intend to  be over thirty until I am married.  Mix tsvo, ounces of Glycerine with  a.half ounce of,���������:.Virgin Oil of Pine  compound, pure 'and a .half pint of  straight-Whisky.- -Shake-, well;- and'  take in doses of a teaspoonful .every  four hours. This mixture possesses  the healing, healthful .properties of  the Pines, and svill break a cold in  tsventy-four hours and cure any cough  that is curable. In haying.this formula,put upi'be'sure that������������������ your druggist uses the genuine .Virgin Oil of  Pine compound pure,", prepared and  guaranteed only by the Leach Chemical  Co.,   Windsor," Ont.'-;   ' ,  Portland's Cigar Sandwiches.'  In Portland "they have actually, invented the .cigar, sandsvich. A man  svho wants to buy a perfecto.,on  Sunday just walk's -into a cigar store  and orders a perfecto sandsvich. ������ He-  gets tsvo thick slices of bread with  his favorite betsveen them. Then, he-  magnanimously gives back the bread..  ���������Nesv York Tribune. 'v  A bottle of Bickle's Anti-Consumptive Syrup, taken according to directions, svill subdue a cough in a short;  lime.    This assertion can.be verified  hy  hundreds svho have tried 'it and! (  are pleased  to bear testimony to.-'its-.  merits, so that all may knosv svhat a.  splendid medicine it is.   It costs .you  only 25 cents-to join the ranks of the  many  svho  have   been  benefited "by  its use.  Mamma���������Oh, look, Willie, your little baby brother can stand all alone.  Aren't you glad?  Willie���������Yes. Nosv I can get him to  stand up against the svall svhjle I  throsv knives round him, can"t I?  Tenants as Money-Lenders.  At the time of his-inarriage four  years ago to a penniless beauty, Mr.  Robert Goelct, the only brother of the  Duchess of Roxburghe, svho has purchased an estate in France, as a permanent residence in Europe, was the  richest bachelor in America. His nesv  residence is situate by Meru Oise,  and is knosvn as Sanricourt, the compact old feudal domain of the de  Beauvoir -family. The price paid to  the mortgagees was $300,000. For nearly twenty years the late ossmer, Mar-,  quise Ludovic de Beauvoir, existed in  a state of penury. He was knosvn  to borrosv from his tenants, who secured their advances by allocating to  themselves portions of the land. The  consequence was that, through the.  non-repayal, the tenants became the  holders.of large tracts, and it is expected that to buy out the tenants  Mr. Goelet svill have to pay an enormous figure. As soon as it svas decided to sell Sandricourt a debtor, who !  had a bill of sale on tho Louis XVI.  furniture there, covered svith gorgeous Bcauvais tapestry, belonging to  the grand salon, removed the costly  suite from the house, and threatened  to sell it up, as well as many of the  (���������ther historical treasures of the  princely dwelling.  Wood as Food.  In one quarter of the earth, at  least, wood, in a certain form, serves  as a common and constant article of  diet, and that is the northern coast of  Siberia.' At several points the natives  eat wood, and'eat it because they like  it. Even when fish: is plentiful, svond  usually forms part of the evening  meal of these natives, as testified by  numerous travelers. Cleanly-stripped  larch logs near every hut in that re-1  gion are silent witnesses to the general fondness for ss-ood diet. The dish  is prepared by scraping off thick layers' immediately under the bark of  the log.: These are chopped fine and  mixed svith snow, the whole being  boiled in a kettle. Sometimes a little  fish roe, milk, or butter is mixed svith  the wood.  WHAT   IS   HERBAGEUM.  Herbageum (Registered) is a vitalizing vegetable tonic and blood purifier free from all drugs. The secret  of its posver, superiority, and cheapness over all Cattle or Stock Foods  and. Condition Powders'is, that ,-n  aiding digesti n and assimilation il  vitalizes, also usually adds about one-  fifth to the value of the foods'- used.  For tsventy-three years prize-winning  farmers, stock, pig and poultry breeders all over Canada, have in our  Herbageum Booklet reports testified  that Herbageum when regularly fed,  svhich it pays to do, is the bast and  cheapest tonic and blood purifier on  sale. That it excels for fitting up  horses for spring work, ensuring firm  fhsh, strong muscles and energized  nerves, and for growing and fattening animals, for more and better milk  and butter, and for filling the egg  basket. It relios-es heaves, strengthens sveak legs in cows, stunted,  scurvy and weak-legged pigs, and rests hog Cholera. It cleans out  ssvelled legs, scratches, mange, itch,  scab and cotted wool parasites; also  worms, botts, lice and ticks, all of  svhich live on tho impurities that  cause indigestion in hide-bound  horses, colts, coss-s and calves. Fed  in their food to turkey and other  chicks as.soon as hatched, strengthens and ensures their lives. All the  result of Herbageum vitalized blood.  Herbageum is sold in ITardsvare,  Grocery, Drug, Seed, Feed, and  General' stores all over Canada.  "Sir. could you give me a little:as-  sis'ance?" said the weary wayfarer.  "I don't knosv where my next meal  is coming from." "Neither do I," replied the prosperous-looking, individual. "My cook left, this morning,  too."���������Philadelphia Record. ;.  Minard's  Liniment Cures  Diphtheria  that  "I    remember    one    picture  brought tears to my eyes."  "A pathetic subject, I presume?"  "No, sir; it svas  a fruit painting.  I svas sitting close under it svhen it  dropped on my head."  A Great Composer's Confession.  Sir F. Tosti, the "famous compose*,  who svas recently invested as a Knight  Commander of the Royal Victorian  Order, tolls an'intcresting story concerning "For Ever," his first ;English  song. "It ss-as written/' he says,  "during a visit to London in 1876. I  was at the house of Mrs. .Singleton  ('Violet' Eane') one evening in com-'  pany with several 'of her- musical  friends, when she showed us soma  verses. On reading them sve all  a treed to set them to music, Mrs.  Singleton deciding svhich should be  published. Mine svas chosen. You  may remember hosv it sprang into  success. Grossmifch first sang it in  a comedietta at the Gaiety Theatre,  and in consequence of this circumstance it reached the ear of Santley,  to svhom its success is, of course,  chiefly due."  When Tired���������  Don't   grit   your   teeth   and- work  harder.   Ease up a" little.  "   Don't talk any  more than  you can  help.   Talking lakes vitality   Lie dosvn in a dark place. If only for  fifteen minutes. "   ���������_  Don't read anything In   which  you  are not interested.  Don't feci  that everything must bo  done In one day.   There are-30-lmore.-���������  Realize   that   it   is   better   to  leave  things'undone than overdo yourself.  Avoid people and their woes at that",  time.   Seek some ono frivolous.  Don't try to improve yourself. Give,  your mind a rest.  And don't forget that a little lemon,  juice in cold water In tne morning is a,  great help.  Write Fop  Catalog of  Success  Means Ours  Just Like His  Better  Half.  "Old Josh Wcatherby thinks a lot of  his gun, don't he?" drawled one of the  loungers hi tho back of the crossroads  store. "Pats it as affectlonate-IIke as  If it were his old woman."  "Yes," laughed the storekeeper na  ho brushed up the prunes, "and Josh  says It reminds film of the old woman."  "In what way?"  "Always kicking and hard to handle."���������Chicago News.  The Limit.  "Carson's   the   most   absentmlnded  chap I ever saw."  "What's ho been doing now?"  "This morning ho thought he'd left  his watch at home nnd then proceeded  to take It out of his pocket to see If  lie had time to go home and got it."���������  Llpplncott's Magazine.  No Rest For Him.  Cnssldy-Hello, Casey. How's thlnga  win" ye those dayB?  Casey-Oh, busy, ycry busy. 'Inda'do.  Cnssldy-Ye don't toll mc?'   '������������������      .->'  Ctsey���������Aye. Sure, Iv'ry time I'm at  Inyfltiro I hov somethln' to do,-Cntho-  11c Standard nnd Times.  "The unlucky Avenue."  Mr. Charles Hawtrcy, the actoe,  whom everyone svill be glad to heai  is making excellent progress after a  recent operation, will -always be remembered for destroying the damaging superstition svhich hung over  the Avenue Theatre, now the Playhouse. Until Mr. Hasvtrey produced  that successful play, "A Message  from Mars," at the Avenue, it bore  the name of "tho unlucky Avenue."  Manager after manager had producen  plays there, but invariably svith the  same result, and no change in program or players seemed to bring success until Mr. Hasvtrey came along.  Mr. Hasvtrey is the son of the Rev.  John Hasvtrey, an Eton master, and  ss-as himself educated at Eton. People seem to have almost forgotten  that it svas he svho produced- that  funniest of all funny plays, "The  Private Secretary,", which, by the  way, ho adapted from its German'of  Von Mosir. .  Coiiego Learning.  "Billet announced lib engageraesl  to bo married on the day he was  graduated from college."  "Well, that only goes to show hosv  little you really learn at' coiltge."-  New York Life.  Minard's  Liniment Cures  Distemper.  It is estimated that there arc alsvays 4,000,000 people at sea.  Repeat it:���������"Shiloh's Cure will  always cure my coughs and colds."  "I enjoy a quiet smoke," said a  man to a fellosv-passenger on a steamer. "Well," said the stranger, moving  across the deck, "you svill never be  troubled svith crowds svhile you smoke  cigars of that brand."  The Kind.  "What kind of people arc they?"  "Well,  svhen   they   nre  not  plnyli,-  bridge   they   are   working   u   phnn  graph."  From the New Primer.  See the svoiri-iin.   Sho has falnt-cd.  Why did I ho svom-nn faint?  She looked up HUd-den-ly and saw  - the benrd-ed  faco of a  man  with n  gleam-tag kniru.be.-twccn his teeth.  ',   Was tboihai)' a-.hout to harm the  " svow-an?.       '..,  ',��������� ,','���������' '.' '.'  Oh. nol   ire sviih enllng ple.'Wltb.thp  knife���������Cult-ugo News.  Whether the corn be of old or now  grosvth, it must yield to Holloway's  Corn Cure, the simplest and best cure  offered to the public.  The bachelor girl looked dosvn  coyly.  "You want to knosv svhy I never  married " sho said. "Is this idle  curiosity, or do you mean business?"  "Business," replied the pert young  man. "I ought to get a column of  copy out of this interview."���������Philadelphia Ledger.  Butter From Birds.  In South America is to be found a  bird from which a species of butter  can be obtained. This animal is  known as the "oil bird," and one of  its favorite haunts is the island of  Trinidad. It breed* in rocky eaves  on the mainland, laying its eggs in a  nest of mud. The young birds nre  extraordinarily fat, and the fat, having been melted dosvn in clay pots,  produces a kind of butter, says London Tit-Bits. This butter is used by  the natives. The caves inhabited by  these oil birds arc usually accessible  only from the sea, and the hunting  of these feathered creatures frequently affords exciting sport to the adventurous in spirit.  &3sJ$  ions, Spld ���������"  ������������������'",���������!  W.N:   U. .No. ���������7?9;'  Trouble In Store For John.  Mrs. Freende���������Why, what are 70U  crying about?  Mrs. Newsvcdde���������Well, you know  John is asvay from home for a week  on business.  "Yes."  "He writes that he gets out fciy  photo  and  k-k-kisses it every day."  "Well, that's surely nothing for you  to cry about."  "Yes; it-was just for a joke I took  my picture out of his bag before ho  started and put one of m-m-mother's  in its place."���������London Scraps.  Diolch I Chevi, Efch Mawrhjdtf.  If you svant to knosv svhat it means,  ask Mr. William Abraham, M.P., or  someone svho can sing a Welsh song  as  well as  the  worthy  member  for  Glamorgan.   For "Mabon," as he is  affectionately called  by his countrymen, possesses 11 splendid tenor voice,  and  earned great renown  locally as  a vocalist  before ho entered  Parliament.   Even his speeches are delivered,   as   someone   onco   remarked,   in  "ope of the ssveetest, most flutc-liko  voices heard in Parliament for many  n  long  year."   During  tho  running  for the-"Windsor Consolation Stakes,"  as Lord Rosebery felicitously  called  it, nt the time of Queen Victoria's Diamond .Tubileo, Her Majesty svas particularly  gracious  to  Mr.  Abraham,  and called him by his bardic name.  "T am pleased to see you, Mabon,"  said tho Queen. "Diolch i cliovi, cich  Mawrhjdri,"   replied   Mr.   Abraham,  and when Her Majesty had recovered,  "Mnbon"   explained   that   it meant  "Thanks lo you, your Majesty."  fa  4  1 '.1  ;������ TH������    LEDGE.    GREENWOOD,    BRITISH    COLUMBIA.  GRIP IS PREVALENT  -again;, "a  prompt remedy is what  every one is looking for.  The efficiency of Peril*  ha is so well known'that  its value as a grip remedy need not be questioned. '��������������������������� -The grip  yields 'more'quickly if  taken1 in hand promptly. If you feel grippy  get - a bottle -of Peruna  at once. Delay is almost  certain to aggravate  your case.  For-a. free illustrated 'booklet entitled "The Truth About Peruna," address The Peruna Co.. Columbus,  Ohio., Mailed postpaid. ,  LEADS CHARMED LIFE. ft   Happy    Family I        BREAKFAST IN LORDS.  A:New Manitoba Strawberry.  ,. -A "nosv-s'trasv berry, originated in  Manitoba,' has;been placed on the'  market this year by the Buchanan  'Nursery Co., of -Winnipeg. This is  the first 'nesv Manitoba variety of  .strawberry to be offered that sve know  of. Mr. Buchanan has produced  many nesv varieties of strawberries,  . as svell as nesv varieties of other fruits  but .this is the first one that has been  offered to the. public. The nesv berry  is described as, being of extra large  size, - productive, of good quality, especially for home use. The plant is  a strong grosver and hardy. , The1 new  -berry is-a'cross-of the" Crescent and  Sharpless:' 'Write .to the Buchanan  Nursery, St. Charles, Man.,- for further information about this nesv fruit.  Many mothers have reason to bless  Mother  Graves' Worm  Exterminatoi  -because it has relieved the little ones  of suffering and made them healthy.  Her clear "eyes ' shone, her   pretty  ������face.was flushed, and    advancing to  the edge of the platform; she    cried  warmly:      " '       ."  "You deny us the vote! Yet it   is  vto your wives that most of you owe  your business success!"  A tired, stoop-shouldered old   man  nodded his assent.  - "Certainly," ho muttered, "oui  wives' make it absolutely necessary  for'us to,earn more money."���������Philadelphia Bulletin,  Alfred   Pearso,   the'Artist,   Has   Had  Many Narrow Escapes.  Alfred Pearae, the' celebrated English black-;-nd-white artist, has prob-  ably^ executed as many drosvings as  any. other living artist. He has had  over 7,000 published.- He has without  doubt met svith more accidents than  any one of them. In his earliest in-  ' fancy, when he svas being taken across  the. Channel by steamer, a sudden  lurch jerked ' him out ;of his nurse's  arms and sent him flying over the vessel's' side. Tt svas only the lucky intervention of a passenger, who caught  him, that saved him from a watery  grave. At the age of seven he was  actually certified as dead by a doctor,  whose verdict he disputed by an extraordinary 'recovery; and as a youth  he had a narrosv escape from an infuriated bull in Chilham Park.  ,As a young man he was seized by  a madman "svho held him/suspended  over tho svell of a deep staircase, and  on another occasion, svhen climbing  at St: Moritz, ho svent careering dosvn  a slope tosvards a precipice svith a  500-yards drop, and only managed to  pull up with a fesv feet of-tho edge.  When he accompanied the Prince and  Princes of Wales on the'royal colonial  tour he svas dangerously-poisoned by  the bite of a red spider,  While at sea in the Bight of Australia, he was informed as he lay in  his bunk that there svas no hope for  the vessel, svhich svas in a sinking  condition. Mr. Pearse decided to stop  svhere he svas, and the next day, the  ship having survived the storm, he  was the only uninjured first-saloon  passenger on -board.  To give a brief' summary of his-  chapter 'of accidents, which number  over thirty,-he has been nearly drowned three times, had concussion of  the brain five times, throsvn from ton  of omnibus four times, shot once, fnl  len down Beachy Head once.druggP'1  once, certified as dead tsvice, bitwppp  the train and platform once, injured  by runaway .horse once, run down bv  motor-car and nearly killed once,  blind for two days, and has had shoulder out of joint, legs and.right arm  paralyzed, and left eye forced out of  socket. This does not by anv moan=  exhaust Mr. Pearse's list, and his doctors say .that by the laws of medical  science he ought lo be dead long ago  Child's   Life   Saved   by   PSYCHINE.  Mrs. E. Obedish, of-Ohswekin, Ont.,  declares that P8,Y������HINE -sated 'her  child s-life. Ix, was then suffering  from Pneumonia.-This was in March,  1907. On August 11th, 1908, 17 months  after, she wrote:  "The condition of my" family's  health is decidedly good; I give PSYCHINE to each'member of my fam-'  ny, eight in number and I consider  their good health is due to PSYCHINE, which we recognize and behove to be the greatest of Tonics.  My husband and myself pin our faith  to.PSYCHINE because it has done so  much for us in times past svhen hard  pressed svith sickness. I would be  glad if you referred me to any skeptical person and you can use my name  for diis purpose."  No svords of ours could be stronger. PSYCHINE is the- greatest of  tomes for the throat, lungs and stomach. All "druggists and stores sell at  50c. and $1.00. Free "trial on application to DR. T. A. SLOOUM, LIMITED, Toronto. All run-dosvn people  should use PSYCHINE.  PROFITS FROM FORESTS.  A CHRISTMAS PAY-SHEET.  DEAFNESS CANNOT BE CURED  by local applications, as they cannol  reach the diseased portion of the ear  There is only'one way to cure deafness, and that is by constitutional remedies. Deafness is-caused by an inflamed condition of the mucous lining  of the Eustachian Tube. When tint  tube is inflamed you have a rumbling  'sound or imperfect hearing, and when  it -is entirely closed, Deafness is the  result, and unless the inflammation  can be taken out and: this tube restored to its normal condition, hearing  will be destroyed forever; nine cases  out of ten are   caused   by   Catarrh,  , which is nothing but an inflamed con-  I dition of the mucous surfaces.  We will give One Hundred Dollars  for any case of Deafness (caused by  catarrh) that cannot be cured bj  Hall's Catarrh Cure.   Send for circu-  - lars free.    F. J. CHENEY & CO.,  Toledo,   O.  .   Sold by. Druggists, 75c.  Take   Hall's Family Pills for con  stipation.  Ten Pounds a Week Considered Good  ���������  Money   In   1887. '  An old pay-sheet of the bygone  Queen's Theatre, London, England,  came to light recently. It svas for  Christmas week, 1867, and it records  the salaries then paid to a number of  actors and actresses svhose names  commanded big money thereafter. The  star member of tho company in 1807  was J. L. Toole. He dresv $54 a sveek  for grimacing in a one-act farce, "The  Birthplace  of  Podgers."  John Sydor, the old Shakespearean  .ictor and stage-manager, got $37,  while Ellen Terry and Irving, as  Kntharina and Petruchio, received  ������25 . and $13.50 respectively, and  thought themselves lucky.  Charles Wyndham's svage was $15.  Lionel Brough existed on $10 a sveek,  and Miss Heath (the svife of Wilson  Barrett) .played a small part at the  rate of $5  per  week. -  Actors then learned their track; in  the hard school of impecuniosity; they  couldn't afford to take holidays, "cut  a dash," or overfeed themselves. With  no social functions to svaste their time  over, they had a constant incentive  to work in the hope of climbing to  a summit of popularity, svhere $50 a  week asvaited them.  "Wealth doesn't bring happiness,"  said Uncle Eben, ."but it comes a  heap nearer doin' it dan bein' broke."  ���������Washington Star. '    \  Minard's  Liniment  Cures  Colds,  etc.  ' Willie had tried by various means  to interest his father in conversation.  "Can't you see I'm trying to read?"  said the exasperated parent. "Nosv  don't bother me."  , ..Willie was "silent for almost a minute.   Then, reflectively:  "Awful accident in the subsvay today."  Father looked up with interest.  "What's that?" he asked. "What was  the accident in the subway?"  "Why," replied'" Willie,'edging toward tho door,'"a woman had her eye  on a seat and a man sat on it."���������  Harper's Weekly. ,  Mrs. Belle De Rivera, whose special knosvledgc of New York, public  school life made her famous, narrated at a recent dinner a number of  public school episodes.  One concerned tho small boy's  winter hatred of cold water.  "His \ teacher," began Mrs. De  Rivera, "said one morning to a little  boy:  ;���������������������������..-.���������.  '"Jimmy, I'm ashamed of you.  ���������Your cheek is all black- and sticky.  Go to the hydrant and wash it.'  "Jimmy went out to the hydrant,  moistened his svash rag nnd rubbed  soap, over ;it. .Then, rag in hand, he  ���������returned to the school room.  "'Which cheek did you say?' he inquired."���������Rochester Herald.  Does  Qolor  ot  Hair  Ayer's Hair Vigor, as now  made from our new improved  formula, does not stain or color  the hair even to the slightest  degree. Gray hair, white hair,  blonde hair is not made a  shade darker. But it certainly  does'stop falling hair. No  question about that.  Poet nol change lhe color of the hair.  formula with Moh bottle  Dhow It to your  doctor  Acid Drops For Miss Ellaline Terriss.  The svriter heard a rather good story  the other day concerning Miss Ella-  line Terriss,  svho, together svith  her  husband, Mr. Seymour Hicks, is appearing  for  the  first  time upon   the  varictv stage in a sketch by Mr. Paul  Rubens, entitled "The Fly-by-Night,"  at the Palace Theatre, London, England.   It was during.the run of "Bluebell in Fairyland" at the Vaudeville,  svhen Miss Terriss was capturing the  heart  of  every   youngster  who   went  to see   her  delightful  creation  of   a  modern   Cinderella, - that   a   poorly-  dressed boy went round to the stage  door one  dny and  asked  to  see  the  popular actress.    But the stage doorkeeper was obliged  to refuse the re-  _quest, on which the little fellow handed him a packet and asked that it  should be given to Miss Terriss. When  tlio popular   actress   opened   it  she  found   that   it   contained ��������� three   acid  drops and a halfpenny, together -svith  a little note saying hosv sorry the boy  svas  for  "dear   little   Bluebell."    "It  wn3 one of the most pathetic incidents  of my  life,"  Miss  Terriss  remarked  svhen telling the story.  Family of Church Workers.  Rev. Dr. James Robertson, of Whit-  tingohame, England, moderator-elect  of the next General Assembly of the  Church of Scotland, ha3 many family  links svith that church. His brother,  Rev. David Robertson, is parish minister of Clepington, Dundee, and he  had another brother, Rev. William  Robertson, of Sprouston, now deceased. His sister is principal of the Ministers' Daughters' College; Rev. Mr.  .Dawson : of Monymusk is his uncle;  and Rev. Dr. Campbell of Balmerino  is his cousin. Dr. Robertson has b-^en  minister of Whittingehame since 1865.  - Thirteen Superstition In London.  The thirteen superstition appears to  be prevalent jn all quarters of London. There is no No. 13 in the Strand,  in Hblborn, Threndneodle street, St.  James' street, Woburn square, or  Westbourne Grove. In Park lane it  is disguised as 12A, and in Upper  Brook street (whose medical residents  ought to be proof against superstition) it figures as 15A.  Bookseller's "Find."  Three volumes of ������tho first edition  of Dr. Johnson's "Lives of the English Poets," svith inscription on the  fly-leaf of the first, "J. Wesley, the  gift of the author, 1781," svas sold for  $47.50 at Messrs. Hodgson's in London recently. They bad been bought  by an East End bookseller for a penny  each.  Trees  Producs   Returns   From  Other-  wise Waste Lands.  The benighted notion is still occasionally encountered that forest preservation means a stoppage <fi svood  cutting and lumbering. That is about  as accurate and sensible as it svould  be to suppose that the cultivation of  corn meant that no more corn should  be-cut ancl'husked. But even among  those svho knosv better, and svho  favor an enlightened forestry system,  there is not alsvays a full appreciation  of the pecuniary value of cultivated  svoodland.  . A sn-iter in The London Daily Mail  takes up this phase of the question  effectively. There aro in the United  Kingdom about 3 000,000 acres of forests. He estimates that there are  7,000,000 acres more of land which is  now svaste and which.could-profitably  be planted with trees at a cost of $15  an acre, or $105,000,000 in all, With  such an area .of 10,000.000 acres nearly 150,000 acres could be cut yearly  for 70 years before all was cut over,  by which time, of course, there would  be a 70 years' old growth on the land  svhich was first cut. The writpr  reckons the minimum value of the  product to be $350an acre in-70 years  making a total revenue of $50,000,000  a year from the 10,000.000 acres. Tn  addition, forests up to 60 years old  should yield $200, or $3.75 yearly an  acre, for "thinnings," which would  mean $37,500,000 for the 10,000,000  acres, raising the total yearly income  from that area of forests to $37,500,-  000, or $8.75 an aero.  That is not a large income from  land, though it is more than many  farms average But it would be an  income from land which otherwise  would yield none at all. There are  millions of acres of mountain and  swamp in Great Britain which are incapable of being put to any other  profitable use. On just that ground  of direct returns from systematic tree  culture and cutting, therefore, forestry is to be commended. On the other  hand, on the ground of the utility of  forest areas for the storage of rainfall  and the regulation "of svater flow, such  1 system is so indispensable that it  should bo established and maintained  en an extensive scale, even if there  was not a cent of nrofit, but an actnal  loss yearly on each acre.  Famous  British  Function  Was  Instituted by Lord Brougham.  The customary breakfast given at  the opening of the legal term by the  Lord Chancellor in the House of Lords  to about 300 guests is an institution  which goes back to the days of the  versatile Brougham. For the last 40  years it has been held.in the House  of Lords, but at an earlier date it was  given in the Lord Chancellor's 'residence. It is.a relic'of the times svhen  breakfast svas a great social function.  Many other great men had svhat  may be termed (the breakfast habit.  Thus Mr. Gladstone svas a regular  giver of breakfasts and a constant  attendant at them when given by others. .Of recent years, however, the  breakfast has fallen into desuetude as  a' social function, except at the universities, svhere' young men are still  found who are capable of consuming  three or four ��������� courses ��������� and the svhile  maintaining a genial flow of elegant  conversation.  Recently an attempt has been made  to -revive the breakfast. -Thus the  King in 1907, * at Newmarket, issued  sovoral invitations to breakfast parties. To our ancestors the meal ss-as  a solid one, of many dishes of moat,  qualified by sack .possets or small  beer, the ancient equivalent of soda  water. Tea svas not* known, ancl coffee svas only to be found in the mediaeval analogue of the modern museum."  DO JUST WHAT IS  CLAIMED FOR THEM  THAT'S WHAT JOSEPH  MACKLIN  - SAYS OF DODD'S KIDNEY'  PILLS.  JOHNNY'S VACATION.  NOMADS OF THE VELD.  FLEE MY PEN.  heavj   prows   the  ft.  nappy  rhyme I  search  In  I   flee  wy   ven   when  brain.  When   for  vain.  Tho Ink well closed, the pen laid in its  place,  I seek for other scenes tn outer space.  What  though   the  wind  be  keen,  what  though it rain?  I asked a change, nor can I well complain  If by a wetting I my end attain.  Bo at a steady, blood bewarmlng pace  I flee my pen.  Tes; just as piglets see a tempting lane  Leading   to   meadows   ripe  with   golden  grain,  Break from their sodden sty and, grunting, race.  Glad to escape their confines, pent arid  base,  I���������for tho taste of freedom that I gain���������  I flee my pen.  ���������Charles Battell Loomis In Judge.  South Af-ican Masarwa Are Disappearing���������Origin Cannot Be Explained.  Rapidly diminishing, svith their  origin still unknosvn, the Masarsva, or  bushmen of the Khalahari Desert,  ss-ould appear to be a people svell  svorthy of study by the ethnologist.  A contribution, to their life story appears in the new number of The African Monthly," from the pen .of Mr.  C. C. Clements Vialls, who has been  trading,for some years past on the  Bochuana border, and has often come  into contact with these strange dwellers on the waterless . plain. Closely  resembling the Hottentot in color and  features, the bushmen are gifted svith  an abnormal amount of instinct, but  svith very little intellect. Their vocabulary is confined to some throe hundred svords. and is a serins of "clicks,"  like that of the Hottentot; but nol  ������von the Hottentot can understand  them. They have no rites or'-ceremonies, use no pots or-eookinc iilen-  *ils, and possess no svoapons beyond  a boss- and a shfaf of poisoned arrows.  Their posvers of endurance are nmaz-  incr: they can run dosvn giraffe, eland,  wildebeeste, a^d duiker until their  marry drops from sheer exhaustion.  When'short of other food they eal  rats, reptiKs. and insects of all sort?  with a-relish; but they refuse to  touch monkeys, saving they are "people," like themselves.  Platypus Is Part Snake.  It seems, on the  authority  of an  Australian naturalist, that the duckbilled   ornithorhynchus,   not   content  with outraging most of the fixed lasvs  of natural history, has to be classed  in one respect with the order of venomous snakes . In a case at Kempsey.  where  a  platypus  ss-as  caught  by  a  small  boy and  promptly clawed  his  captor,   Dr.   Casement held   that the  poison  which  entered tho boy's arm  ss-as identical ssvth snake poison.   Unfortunately,    however,    ihere    is   no  poison sac in the vicinity of the class-,  nor is there any ejection orifice. But  may not the platypus, asks the naturalist already referred to, be able fo  transfer 'poison   from   its  bill   to   its  claw?   That is the explanation some  bushmen give of the intense virulence  of a platypus wound.   Tho saliva of  enraged  animals   or   birds   is  often  poisonous.    It  is  not  retained  in  a  sac, or carried along a duct, as the  snake's poison is. but svhen it mingles  svith human blood it produces many  of the effects of snake bite.  They Cured His Neuralgia, Cramped  Muscles and Heart Disease From  Which He Had Suffered for Two  Years.  St. Paul de Metis, Alta. (Special).���������  "Dodd's Kidney Pills have done for  rne all that is claimed for them."  So says Joseph Macklin, a,well known  farmer of this district. "I svas ill  for over six years svith - Neuralgia,  Cramps in my muscles, Backache and  Heart Disease. I called on different  doctors but got no help. I heard  that Dodd's Kidney Pills were meant  for just such cases as mine' and  bought eight boxes of them. Nosv I  feel just like a nesv man. I recommend them to all as a sure cure for  Rheumatism and all troubles arising  from diseased Kidneys."  Thousands of farmers all over the  svest relate similar experiences to that  given by Mr. Macklin. They find that  Dodd's Kidney Pills do just svhat i.s  claimed for them���������cure all diseased  Kidneys ancl all diseases arising from  diseased Kidneys.  Carnegie.  Of Andresv Carnegie the London  Chronicle remarks: "Mr. Carnegie is  not-only a millionaire of millionaire's,  he is also a Scot of Scots, svho, in  spite of all temptations to belong to  oUier 'nations, remains a Scotsman.  Ever since the fifth century, he says,  Scotsmen have led the world, but he  might have gone five centuries further  back still and asseverated that the  bodyguard of Pontius Pilate was composed of Caledonians, the Dugald  Dalgettys of their time. Such, at  least, is the claim put forward by  the Royal Scots, nosv the premier  regiment of the British line, svho are  alternately knosvn as 'Pontius Pilate's  bodyguard-'"'  An Easy Pill to Take.���������Some persons have repugnance to pills because  of their nauseating taste. Parmelee's  Vegetable Pills are so prepared as to  make them agreeable to the most fastidious. _ The most delicate can take  them ss-ithout feeling the revulsion  that follosvs the taking of ordinary  pills. This is one reason for the popularity of these celebrated pills, but  the main reason is their high tonical  quality as a medicine for the stomach.  Why He Wanted to  Cut It Short and  Returns  Hqme.  Johnny astonished the family in the  country one day by announcing that he  wanted to go home.      ,;. - ���������  "What's that?" demanded his father.  "Want to go home?"  "Yep," maintained the boy.  "Well, that's very funny. It wasn't  two days ago that you were begging  us to stay up on this farm until October. Are you sick ?"  "Nope."  "Got the blues?" -  "Nope."  "Toothache?"  "Nope."    ' ..���������  "Mad because your niother won't let  you go swimming?"  '"Nope."  "Ab! I think I understand," said his  father, with a chuckle. "I happened to  hoar you sasslng that farmer's boy  yesterday qut back of the barn, and I  also happened to see blin flop you on  your back.  Didlt hurl much?"  "N-nope."  "Well, cheer up, my boy. We all  have our ups and downs In this world.  What good svould It do you to go  home?'  "If I was only home, pop." replied  the boy, with a longing sigh, "I could  knock the stuflin' out of Sammy  Green, and then I'd feel better."���������A. B.  Lewis In Mieiniau Magazine.  ( A New Northern Fruit.  The list of fruits that can be grosvn  in the Prairie Provinces is gradually  being increased. One of the latest  things to attract attention'is the Hip-  pophae berry. This plant is "a native  of Lapland ancl other part3 of northern Europe. It has been grosvn us  an ornamental shrub for some time,  but only recently hus attracted atten-.  tion as an edible fruit. Prof. Hansen,  svho svas sent to Siberia ana other cold  climates by the U. S." Government to  secure nesv plants tor the northsvest-  ern states, first intioduced the plant  ..       u    ...        . c,        ...  /-������������������ u~  to tne northwest ot the United Suites.  NCW Health and Mrengm Lan De  'j.'he honor of introducing it into   the  WORK AND WORRY  WEAKENS WOMEN  Had Through the Use of Dr.  Williams' Pink Pills.  "Does the baby talk yet?" asked a  .'riend of the family. "No," replied  die baby's disgusted little brother,  "tho baby doesn't need to talk,"  ''Doosn't need to talk " "No. All the  baby has to do is to yell, and it gets  anything there is in the house that's-  svorth. having."���������Soottish American.  It is useless to. toil a hard working  svoman to take life easily- and not  to svorry. But it is the duty of every  svoman to save her strength as much  as possible; to take her cares as lightly as may be'and to build up her system'to meet any unusual demands. \���������n T���������v u= i...���������.���������,.��������� ;, ���������������������������-_��������� H ,u���������  r*  ���������   i.      i *    *    l       m      j i    u      so IU1 as naiuniess is concerned, the  l^^lJtl t^lAI^l  Hippophae berry is entirely at home  in mis .climate.   The plants have nos--  Canaciian West belongs to the Buchanan JNursery Co., ol-Winnipeg. Mr.  D. W. Buchanan, svho for years has  devoted a large portion of his time  to' the testing anu studying ot plants  likely to prove of value here, got hold  ol tne Hippophue Ucrry some 'years .:  ago and has given it a thorough test  at the nurseries at St. Cnarles, near  Winnipeg.   The test has proved that  Repeat it:���������" Shiloh's Cure will always cure ray coughs and colds."  "Nosv," said the physician,. '"you  svill have to eat plain food and not  stay out late at night."" "Yes," replied the patient, "that is what I have  been' thinking ever since you sent  in your bill."  Minard's Liniment Co., Limited.  Some time ago I had a bad attack  of Quinsy svhich laid me up for two  sveeks and cost a lot of money.  Finding the lump again forming in  my throat, I bathed freely with MINARD'S LINIMENT, and saturating a  cloth svith the liniment left it on all  night.  Next morning the ssvelling was gone  and I attributed the warding off of an  attack of Quinsy to the free use of  MINARD'S LINIMENT.  G.  F. WORDEN.  St. John.  "My youngest boy, 3 years  old, was sick with fever  last June, and when he got  better the doctor prescribed  Scott's Emulsion, and he  liked it so well that he drank  it.out of the bottle, and is  now just as plump and strong  as any child of his age anywhere ... two bottles fixed  him OK."-MR. JOHN F.  TEDDER, Box 263, Teagut>  Freestone Co., Texas.  'Black and White.  "There was a quaint strike at Mun-  gindi recently," svrites a Sydney (N.  S.W.) correspondent to The Standard  of Empiro.    "Acting on  the instructions of   the   Aborigines'   Protection  Board,  a  local   police  officer  visited  the    aborigines'    camp,    and    seven  youthful   blacks   of both   sexes  were  transferred to the public school, where  they proudly took their places among  three or four score of svhite children.  In a few moments the school was in  an uproar, and   as   soon   as   it was  realized    that   the   nesv   pupils   had  come to stay the ss-hite children, deaf  to    the    master's   protests,   left   thp  building in a body.   On the follosvinr  day the aborigines wero in sole possession,   and  on   the  day  after  thai  the authorities concluded that the experiment gave no promise of success,  so the aborigines were sent back to  their camp.  The inspector was examining Standard I, and all tho class had been specially told beforehand by their master. "Don't answer unless you are  almost certain your answer is correct."  History svas the subject.  "Nosv, tell me," said the inspector,  svho was the mother of our great  Scottish hero, Robert Bruce?"  He pointed to the top boy, then  round the class. There was no an-  ssver. Then at last the heart of the  teacher of that class leapt with joy.  The boy svho svas standing at the very-  foot had held up his haud.  "Well, my boy," said the inspector,  encouragingly, "svho ss-as sho?"  "Please, sir, Mrs." Bruce."���������Philadelphia Inquirer.  family, for her future health depends  upon it. '   ���������'  To guard against a complete break-  dosvn in health the blood must be  kept rich and red and pure. No other  medicine does this so svell as Dr. Williams' Pink Pills for Pale People.  This medicine actually makes nesv,  icd blood, strengthens the nerves, restores the appetite and keeps every  organ healthily toned up. Women  cannot alsvays rest svhen they should,  but they can keep their strength ancl  keep disease away by the occasional  use of Dr. Williams' Pink Pills, which  have done more to lighten the cares  of weak SYomen than any other medicine.  Mrs. James H. Ward, Lord's Cove,  N. B., says:���������"About two years ago  I suffered so muoh from nervous prostration that I was little batter than  a helpless wreck.     I suffered   from  headaches and a constant feeling of  dizziness.     The least unusual move  svould startle me   and set my heart  palpitating.Violently.   I had little or  no appetite and gresv so sveak that I  svas hardly able to drag myself about,  and could not do my housesvork.   In |  every way 1 was in a deplorable condition.   As the medicine I had been  taking seemed to do me no good, my  husband got a supply of Dr. Williams'  Pink Pills.   I had only been taking  the Pills for a couple of sveeks svhen  I seemed to feel somesvhat better and  this encouraged me to continue the  treatment.   From that on my strength  gradually but surely returned, and in  the course of a fesv more weeks I svas  once more a svell woman, able to do  my osvn housesvork, and feeling better than I~had done for years. I have  since remained svell and I feel that I  osvc  my good health to the  healing  posver of Dr. Williams' Pink Pills."  Every other sveak, sickly, svorn out  svoman should follosv the example of  Mrs. Ward and gis-e Dr. Williams'  Pink Pills  a  fair trial.    These Pills  er shown a trace of svinter damage in  any   year,    'liiey    comoine    extreme  hardiness  svith  a    pioiiuc      fruiting  nabit.    One ol the curiosities at tn<i.  j.-'rovincial    Hoiticuliural'   exhibition  in Winnipeg last year svas one of the^e  plants, bearing a piomgious quantity  ol iruit.  The Hippophae is a strong growing . -  [shrub, svun small foliage ol a silvery  green color, anu yeliosv, minute fiosv- "'  ers, succeeded by bright orange color-  eu fruit,   'lhe fruit is larger than"the  currant ana is easily" picked.-   .While  it might not be ruhsneu by every one,  ���������.  to   most  people   the  fruit   svould   be  con=itlereu highly palataule and pleasant. The shrub is uioeeious in bloom,,.m  some oi the plants    piouuciug   only  male blossoms and others only female  blossoms.   It is therefote necessary to  plant a number of tne shrubs iu proximity.    Osving to extreme haruiness  this plant promises to be of. considerable value in the Prairie Provinces.  It is  also  useful  as  an    ornamental  shrub,  and  may   be  used for-hedges,  or screens  svith good effect.  The   Bowels   Must  Act   Healthily.���������  In most ailments the lirst care-of-the  medical man is to see that the bosvels  are open and fully ��������� performing their  functions. Parmelee's Vegetuble"'Pills  are so compounded that certain ingredients in them act on the bosvels  slowly and they are the very best medicine to produce healthy action o!  the bosvels. Indeed, there is, no other  specific so serviceable in keeping the "  digestive organs in healthful action.  Noah svas plainly dasvneast.  for my wife, but she says they look  as if they came out of the ark!" he  cried.  Herewith he saw that, the salvage  of baggage was a mistake-���������Nesv York  svill send nesv blood coursing through |  the veins and .bring brightness and  energy to the weak and despondent.  Sold by all medicine dealers or by  mail at 50 cents a box from The Dr.  Williams' Medicine Co., Brockville,  Ont.  (Sun.  Whips From a Tree.  In the   island   of   Jamaica   thert  grows a treo with tho botanic name  of Daphe lagetto, from tho branches '  you J,etter t[i&n anything else:  of which native workmen make pe-    /       . .        '     o      _>  ouliarly strong and  excellent whips. I  but   be   sure  to   get   bCOTT-S.  is the greatest help for babies  and young children there is.  It just fits their need; it just  suits their delicate, sensitive  natures; they thrive on it. Just  a little does them so much  good and saves you so much  worry. You owe it to them  and yourself to make them as  strong and healthy as possible.  Scott's Emulsion will help  The Doctor's Prescription.  An amusing story is told of a visit  which Sir Samuel Wilks, the distinguished physician, svho has recovered  from a serious illness, once paid to a  friend svith a small suburban practice. He sat svith his friend svhile he  received his patients, and noticed on  a shelf behind several bottles of physic, all but one of svhich he recognized by their technical names as  harmless concoctions. The bottle  svhich puzzled him was labelled  "A.O.T.". Sir Samuel took it down  and smelt the colorless fluid contained.in it. "What, in tho name of goodness, is this?" he asked. "Oh, that,"  replied the friend, carelessly, "is 'Any  Old Thing'���������svarranted to cure imaginary complaints.  THE SEA BAT.  One Way.  "Of course you know how to say  cutting things in company without being openly Impolite?"  "No, mother.   How?" '  For Women Who  are Discouraged  Because of lingering , weakness and i  norvous derangements there is new  hope and cure.  The letter quoted voices the experience of thousands of women who  have found health and joy in the  use of Dr. Chase's Nerve Food.  The Christian Scientists are undoubtedly right. To some extent. The  mind does influence the body both in  health nnd disease nnd if you give-up  hope, leave off treatment and fall into discouragement and despondency  there is little reason .to expect that  good health svill force itself upon you.  You must do your 'part if you are  going to get strong and svell. You  must make up your mind and then  select rational treatment.  If your system is sveak and run  dosvn, your blood thin and watery  and your nervous system exhausted,  choose a treatment such as Dr.  Chase's Nerve Food, ss-hich has never  been equalled as a moans of building  up. H'enlth, strength and. vigor.  "Why, just make the remark general  and then bow to the one you want to (   That Dr. Chased Nerve Food is par  hurt and say, 'Present company,  ot ti'cularly successful in the cure of nil-  course, nlways excepted.'" ��������� Kansaa ments nnd derangements from which  City Times.  syomen suffer most   is    attested   by  such  letters  as  tho  follosving   from  Mrs. D. D. Burger,    Heather   Brae,  | Alta., svhich -refers to her niece. -She  Aik him about It,  then do ������������ bo ������������yi  Jndced, we believe it will stop every case  of falling hair unless thero Is some very  unusual complication-*,c"iethine greatly  Affecting the general health. Then yoti  should consult your physician. Alsoasl  fclm about (he new Ayer's Hair Vigor.  ������~ j&dt by tk������ 1,0. Ajn Co., t������v������U. Utu.���������  Thoso whips havo the handle and  lash all in ono piece. The handle  consists of a part of tho stem retaining the bark. For the laah tho  stem is doprivod of bark and then  split into strips, which are woven  together In a flexible cord six or  eevon.feet long. The proper taper  is afforded by detaching more and  more of the strips as the ond of the  lash is approached.  It's the best, and there are so  many worthless'imitations.  AW, DRUOGI8T8  Mr, Tedrtor hm Jttnt written nit unothor loiter about  hl.i brntluir-ln-lim'H children. Lot m tond ;ou hit  kittorn nnd otlior Information on tlio mbjeot. i.  Port Ourd, tucnitlonlnii tbla paper, Is lufflolont.  SCOTT & DOWN!!     .  J2G Wellington St., W. Toronto  Watch Charm.  Edna���������Now that they are*' engaged ' Writes;������������������'  he watches her nil tho tlrn'eV  You see, !. "Mrs.. Armstrong had ."groat' sveak  sho Is such a flirt.  Eva���������Fllrtl Why, he used to call her  n chnrm.  Edna���������Yes, and that* Is why he keeps  a watch on her.���������Detroit Tribune.   ..  Works Well In Other Cases.  Father���������I am going to havo my children learn Esperanto.  Friend���������������������������Is thnt so? Then I will glvo  you a Httlo advice good; for one.; who  wants to learn tho new Inngnttgc. Go  to tho country In which-.tho language  la-spoken.���������Fllogciido Blatter.  ness, heart trouble and indigestion,  tn fact she sviis riin.dQsyn in every  ! svay and had lost all hope of ever getting svell again. She had been in poor  health for over four years lifter the  birth of her first child. The persistent  use of Dr, Chase's Nerve Food has  proven of marvellous benefit to her.  She feels real svell nosv, is looking  fine nnd fleshing up so that .one  would hardly believe hor tho same  person." , , '    ���������    ,  Dr, Chase's Nerve Food, 50 cents a  box, 0 boxes for ?2.G0, at all dealers  or Edmnnson, lintcs & Co., Toronto.  Specimen of a Fish That Is Both  Queer and Rare.  One of the rarest specimens of the  Osh kingdom known to waters contiguous to the North Carolina coast  was captured In a seine at Masonboro  sound by William Hewlett, a fisherman, says the Wilmington Dispatch.  The fish, 'which was brought to the  city, is what is called "the sea bat,"  and It Is a perfect reproduction of n  leather wing bat on a large scale. The  fish is about fifteen Inches long and  about thirty, inches across the back. .  Strange to slate, it had a thin,  threadlike tall about fifteen Inches in  length, and on each side of the rear  appendage were two perfectly formed  gloved feet, with n smaller dimension  having the exact appearance of a  thumb svith the other part of the hand  mlttcned. ��������� The mouth of the strange  specimen was about five Inches across,  and on each side of the tnoutb or the  underside of the body there were five  "strainers," or holes, through which  the fish is said to rid Itself of refuse  products resulting from the forage II  picks up at the bottom of the sea. The  top of the fish was n dark slate color,  and the under part of the body was  white.  One old negro fisherman more that  seventy .years old declared that thl?  was only tho second" specimen of tht  sen bat he had ever seen In his lonp  experience ns a .fisliermam.- Tho Bpecl  men, syhlch had a truly uncanny ap  ponrance, will probably be sent to tin  Btate museum nt Raleigh.  Repeat  it: ���������"Shiloh's Cure will always  cure   my  coughs   and "colds."  "Gee, but it's hot!" cried Mr. Siz-  zer, mopping his- brosv. "Where is  Tommy?" "Out flying his kite," said  Mrs. Sizzer. "Well,-'for goodness  sake, tell him to stop ' it!" roared  Sizzer. "The 'idea of using up svhat  little breeze there is on such nonsense."���������Scottish American. "  Minard's  Liniment 'cures- Garget  in  Cows.  Keporter���������But, Senator, in a. Government like yours don't you believe  in the principle of rotation in office?  Eminent Statesman���������I certainly do,  young man. That's svhy I have a revolving chair in. my office���������Chicago  Trbunc. ���������   ���������   . ������ ���������  Doctors Thick In New York. .  The proportion of physicians to th������  general population Is probably grentei  In New- York city than-anywhere else  In the country.,. In tlii? United States,  ���������for exampie, taking ithe estimated population of tlio pensiis 'bureau for 100S  as a basis, ihe're"Is one licensed physician to every 7.60 persons; In Now Yorli  state there Is- one to G72 and In NcsV  York city one to only 058. It has been  estimated thnt the physician In general practice must have a clientele ol  750 persons, or 150 families, to supporl  himself and his family In comfort, sc  If tula estimate Is accurate tho Nesv  York doctor is ohort an average of a  hundred patients, nnd many, of course,  aro further behind than Umt-i.  ASK   YOUR;  :GrROOER  For  For quality  and  flavor ,|t Has   no  \&  if  ,fd all grocers.  equal.  i  Lead packets only.  obn  1���������??������������m pllnt-Curb. Side Bone or iimU  lar trouble can ba stumied with  .Tnll dlroctlona la pamphlet with 0>l.h  lftrced dUnde. Goitre. Won., BruliS Vnri  l.iu. Varicosities, Old Sxrce, Allure Pa b  W.F.YtlUHB.C.O.F.; 137Monmouth Sl./SprtalfielS. Moh  . LV1UN. UONB * CO.. aoetrMl. CmMn A���������"|,.        '  ��������� Alio fynlthvl ty Martin Bit. 4 Wiinni Co, Wlnnlpq,  Th. Natlantl Orua A Chtmloal Co.,  Wlnnlptg and Calgarf.  w4.tfind.rtin Broiu Co. Ltd.. Van.ouiMf'  ooio Vel  KEEP YOl/RI'ijNITION RIGHT  VVV'"* ofVll G.-Moline !��������� neino trtiiilitei"  come trom poor Ignition,  " " VIM MAGNETO" dnei  nwiiy Willi llatierie's nnd tun  to'Used on. nny. Engine. It  nlwayu-ivein gonil Iiol spark  I'ully Cjuamnteed ��������� Agents  SVeated, '  A. R. Williams Ms.cblo.cry Co. Limited, Toronto  -. .,1 .' >���������������  *-   '     -I  W.   N.   U.   Mo.   730. '.'������������������������������������   "."'r^^fei^^v^.^^'x-^^^   .     .       '���������   -.'...   '.  1 ii  ** li  i^LiiUJ  ^4 i-i ������ i, r-< Vv' O O i',  iUiiliStl     COLUMBIA.  ���������4.3  *4Mh������-< *# f-nt*1������SA������ *u7*WAA*tfrUsSif������*v mel������W 4 4a  lrih/.M J awM eJr i-j-������-_l u<lji Ai^.s>.������timt> ^As<  JM-.V*"**' fcfc*JtVU*<  e.*j������w*lui������iV.ij;*-tCCl  77YE.  Mainland  Cigar  In smoked in every camp, town,  city aud hamlet in ttritish Columbia. It is 11.Rile in Vancouver I y  "Win. Tit-ljen anil sold on the  road !iy  Nat Darling;.  ���������������������������  Provincial Elections Act.  Mountaineer and Kootenay Standard Cigars.  Made by  3. e. Cbelin $ Co.. nelson  KASLO  HOTEL  KASLO  B. C,  Ib iv comfortable  home for all  who travel to that city.  COCKLE & PAPWORTU.  Get your Seed Grain at  BROWN'S  IN FERR-f*  JJlue Stem Whca:, Seed'Outs,  Seed Rve.  AT TIIK  Hotel = Balmoral  Iii Phoenix the dining room will  please the ^astronomically critical,  ihc beds bring sweet repose, svhile  the beverages in the bar will ap-  peaEe any ordinary human thirst.  Minors, muckers, tourists and millionaires nhvavs welcome.  J. A. McMASTlCR, Proprietor.  C. S. BAKER-  Provincial Assayer and Ore  Shippers' Ajrnnt. Correspondence solicited. Samples  receive pronin* attention.  r.   O, BOX   123.   C.KEEXWOOD,   I!.   C.  Is the home for all tourists  and aitUiinaircsvisiting New  Denver.   British', "Columbia.  JiEKRY.. S.TEGE.   PROPR.  Tf?E]VIOKT HOUSE  Nelson! B. C, is run on the  the American and European  plan. Nothing yellow about  the house except the gold in  tve safe.  MalOi^C     Sc    TFCGjilltlS  Be Kootenay Saloon  Saudon, B. C., has n line o: nerve  bracers unsurpassed in any tnouo-  tain tosvu 01 the Creat West. A  glass of aqua pura given free svith  spirits menti.  Hotel  Alexander  PHOENIX,   B.   C.  ' Is a comfortable homo for  lhe miner and traveler,  (iood meals and pleasant  rooms. Fure liquors and  fragrant cigars in the bar.  JK.  V, 'CIHSHOLM, Pnoi'itiETOii.  J. R. Cameron.  Loading Tailor of tho  .Kootenays.  Kaslo, B. C.  GREENWOOD  and MIDWAY  Leaves Greenwood for Spokane  at 7 a. iu., and for Oroville ut 2;'M)  i������. in. J. MoDonkix.  LOWERY^S CLAIM  Duritnr flniD7 rnmitln flint I.osvcryV  Claim vs'iih 0111'./irlli it did bu-dnciH "II  f.v'ur the world. It wis the. most  mikiue. independent ntul funr.'iw j.ntr-  pnt tiver produced in Ciuiailii Pnliticul  nnd tlioido^icnl ciicuili'H (MirMii'il It svldi  (In: venntn of h niltlcfiuike until tlie  pm'uriiiiicnt ^h lit it out of tlie_ nut lis,  Hud ltd editor cci^nd tn pul lislr It,  jiaitly on hi count of n 'lazy liver and  portly bec.uiHK it takes a pile of money  "o'run'a paper, that is outlawed. There  Arc Htlll 25 different editioriH of llil-tcori-  detuned journal in print. Send lOi-enlH  Mid cot one or $1 50 nnd gut the hunch,  b ft. T LOWKRY.  Ceenwoad Electoral District  Xotici-: is hereby fjivcu thnt I  h ivc reciis'L-d im objection in writing U> tin* I'dllosviuK namesbeing returned  ii:: the List of Voters for tin: Greensvood  lslcclor.il District on some or all of the  I'olliy.viiur. Kroiuid.-i, n.iiucly :  i.   Th.it thi: person objected to is dead ;  -���������\ That tlu-y censed lor a period of" six  iiiii'.uhs nes.1 before tlie holding of the  Court to reside in such Klcctoral District;  3. Thai they are not, under the provisions ol this Act, qualified to vote ;  .). That he sv.is not so qualified to  vote svlieu his name svas placed on the  Register of Voters. "  A::r> Takk XoriOK that nt the Court  of Revision to be held on the 3rd day of  May, i(J09, at the Court House in Greensvood, at 10 o'llrtck in the forenoon, X  shall hear and determine the same, and  unless you, or .--.onie other Provincial  voter, ou your behalf, satisfies me that  said objection is not well founded, I shall  strike yiiur urine off the said Register.  Dated this 61I1 day of April, 19 19.  (', ito. G1: n n 1 x c h a M,  Registrar of Voters,  for Greensvood ICIectoial District.  Bray, William Henry, Greensvood, miner.  l-'ee, James Parker, Greensvood, miner,  l'oulds, Geo. Albert, Greensvood,  ininer.  Gnmsby. Clem Burton, Deadsvood, miner.  George. William E.,"Greensvood, ininer.  Grayl George  Herbert, Anaconda, clerk.  Harrington, Fred W., Greenwood, miner,  Iloldcn, Percis-al, Midway, gc-ntleinaii.  Jensori, Kinor, Kholt, provincial cons.  Loutiitt, Win.   0I111,  Greenwood,  miner.  Miller, Thomas V , Kholt, carpenter.  Morgan. James, Greenwood, machinist.  Mitchell, Thomas, Greensvood, miner.  .McKiunoii, Daniel, Greensvood, carpenter  McMillan, Willian Neil, Deadsvood, miner  McNeill, James Henry, Midss-ay, mtrchaiit  McElroy, David I.asvrence,  Greensvood,  cook.  Nesvman, Henry M. W., Midway, fanner.  Nappcr, Arthur H., Greenwood, clerk.  Perry, Kdsvard, Greensvood, ininer.  Shields, Thomas, Midway, fanner.  .Sanders'.'.'. Alex., Greenwood, meat cutter  Ahlgreeu, Samuel M., Greensvood, blacksmith.  Albi, John, midway, hotelkceper.  Anderson, Kdward. Greensvood, merchant  Archibald, Chester Herbert, Greenwood,  plasterer.  Augustine,   Alphas   Price,    Greensvood,  surveyor's :issi>t.-mt.  j Allen, John, Mother I.ode, miner.    .  Baillie, Nicholas, Greenwood, ininer.  Baker, Kdsvard, Greensvood, miner. '  Baker, Henry Francis, Greenwood, miner  Barton, Robert, Kholt, caapenter.  Iiirllock,   I.ouis   Audresv,  Kholt, fitter's  helper.  Bellock, William, Greensvood. engineer  Bellfoiitaiu, Michael, Kholt, ininer.  Best, John, Greensvood, miner.  Blair, Henry, Greensvood, miner,  Bloor, George Henry, Kholt, car repairer  Dothwell, Chas. Kdss\, Greenwood,miner.  Boyer, Fred, Greenwood, hotelkceper.  Bradley Fred, Greenwood, miner.  Broy, Chas., Boundary Falls, smelterman  Bunting. Ernest, Midway, clerk.  Burns, George, Greenwood, miner.  Burns, [ohn, Greensvood, miner.  Butler,  Albert Edsvin,  Boundary  Kails,  laborer.  Beggs,   Arthur  Wcllesley,   Greensvood,  operator.  Bcldon, Joseph, Greensvood, gentleman.  Boomer, Daltou Matthew, Denoro, miner.  Bradbury, Horace, Greenwood, miner.  Burby. Joseph Theodore, Boundary Falls,  machinist.  Bryant, Havelock, Greensvood, teamster.  Buckley, Fred, Greensvood, sectionman.  Buxton, Ches. Kdsvin, Greenwood, miner.  Carlson, Kloff, Midsvav, section foreman.  Carlson, Swan John, Greenwood, miner.  Cessford, Albert, Denoro, engineer.  Chalmers, Frederick Wm., Greensvood.  Cliisholm, Rod V , Denoro, hotelkeeper.  Coatesiu,- Thouias, Boundary Falls, coal  miner.  Coulter, Charles, Boundary Falls, sinelter-  maii.  Crawford, John Alfred, Greensvood, engineer.  Crooley. John, Greensvood,  hotelkceper.  Crouse', Charles M. Midway, merchant.  Curnosv, Richard, Greenwood, prospector  Cameron, Sam, Rock Creek, carpenter.  Carlson, Charles, Boundary Falls, snielter-  lnan.  Clappcrton, James Boundary Falls, engineer.  Council, J. W. Greensvood, Grecnss-ood,  lineman.  Church, Win. H., Mother Lode, engineer  Cock, David, Mother Lode, miner.  Cookcton, Ernest, Mother Lo'de, miner.  Cooper, Richard. Mother Lode, miner,  Daimper, Isadore D. D., Greeuss-ood,  machinist.  Dallas, James, Midsvav, hotelkceper.  Davidson, Janice, Greensvood, miner.  Dallnire, Eugene, Boundary Falls, smelterman.  Davis, John, Anaconda, smelterman.  Derrick, Richard, Gaeensvood, smelter-  uian.  Diiiiiiu, John Henry, Boundary Falls,  Riiieltennan.  Dison, Frank Alex., Greensvood, laborer.  Dcsv, James, Greensvood, axeman.  Dosvney, Win., Greensvood. tailor.  Doyle," Wm. .Samuel, Greenwood, con-  tra< tor.  Davidson, James Duncan,  Mother Lode.  Davidson. Wui. Hill, Grescent mine,  blacksmith.  Dunlop, James Norman, Greenwood, telephone manager.  Eddy,   Allan   Fairbanks,   Rock   Creek,  farmer.  Kllis, James Wyatiui, Greensvood, printer  F.ustis, Gabriel', Greenwood, engineer.  Kvers, August, Greensvood, painter.  Fewer, Patrick, Greenwood, miner.  Fletcher, Thouias, Greenwood, engineer.  Forrest, David, Boundary Fulls, prospector.  Foley, Peter A., Mother Lode, miner.  Fraser, Michael, Boundary Falls, laborer.  Frnsea, Alex, Neil, Greenwood, suielter-  man.  Forster, Walter, Anaconda, prospector.  Gitllosvay, Gharles Scott, Greensvood,  miner.  Gallosvay, Charles (, Grcetisvood, merchant.*  Gardoin, Reginald, Midway, H. M. customs.  Garner, Fred, Greeuss-ood, cook,  Gibson, Henry, Boundary Fulls, stuel'.er-  nian.  Gidrtii, Claude, Anae/uulii, farmer.  Guwdy. John. Buundary Fulls, suulter  man.  Gosving. Arthur J. M., Grcetisvood.hakcr,  Greensvood, Joseph, Greensvood, ltibprer,  Gleiicroys, John, Afolher Lode, miner.  Grant, Kenneth, Boundary Falls, sulfite nuati  ,.^.������ ��������� .    Til   -It  Hamilton, William Henry, Greenwood,  miner.  Hanna, William, Greenwood, miner.  Ilanen, Nels, Boundary Falls, fireman.  Harris, James Anderson, Boundary Falls,  suiclleriuan  Harritt, John Win. Kholt.  Harritt, Walter R., Kholt, Engineer.  Haytcr. Charles Alfred, Midway, watchman.  IIeiu, Christ, Denoro, miner.  Henderson, George, Greensvood, miner.  Henderson, Thomas, Greenwood,  miner.  Ilickey, Pat, (ireenwood, ininer.  Holmes, John, Greensvood clerk.  Hardy, Neil, Greensvood, miliar.  Hallett, Percy'B., Greensvood, clerl;,_  Hoop, Thomas, Greensvood, mechanic.  iliggs, Ambrose, Greensvood, miner.  Hodge, Geo. T., Boundary Falls, smelterman.  Ibison, Robert, Greensvood, miner.  Jacobs, Israel Robert, Greensvood, fanner  Jones, Robert Wallace, Greensvood, miner  Kane, Michael Henry, Greensvood, ininer  Kennedy,   Peter,   Boundary   Falls,   carpenter.  LeBeau, John, Kholt, carpenter.  I.aPorte, Oliver, carpenter.  LeBau, Louis, Greensvood, carpenter.  Lennox, James, Greensvood, ininer.  Laei-y, Frederick, Boundary Falls, blacksmith.  Langlis, A. Douglas. Denoro, miner.  Laughlin, Robert C. S., Kholt, wiper.  Linglater, John, Greensvood, miner,  Luddington, Milton, Mother Lode, miner  LeBlac,"Peter, Greensvood, tiemakerr  Loftus. Francis Joseph, Anaconda, lumberman.  Lofius, Albert L., Anaconda, lumberman.  Mabbott, Joseph II., Greensvood  Marks, Wm,, Greensvood, miner.  Marshall, Geo., Greensvood, machinist.  Martin, Joseph, (ireenwood, miner.  Marvis, Arthur, Greenwood, lineman.  y.-ison, Fred, Greensvood, miner.  Mathison, Robert, Greenwood, dentist.  Melville, Chas. Kdsvard, Midway, baiber.  Miles, Alfred, Midsvav, laborer.  Milne, Davie, Anaconda, farmer,  Moffatt, Robert John M., Greenwood, F.  O. and agent.  Montgomery, Win., Greensvood, smelterman.  Morrissy, Michael Thomas, Boundary  Palls, miner.  Murry, Arthur A., Greeuss-ood, miher.  Maire, Joseph A., Denoro, cook. ���������  Meade, Roger,  Boundarp Falls, smelterman.  Mee. Charles, Denoro, miner.  Mills, Wm.. Mother Lode, laborer  Mel lor, Joseph Ed., Mother Lode, laborer  Morrison, Kenny, Boundary Falls, carpenter.  Murry, Duncan, Greenwood, engineer.  Moaris, Rupert Lesvis, Midway, farmer.  McAulay, Thomas, Midway, hotelkeeper.  McCallum, John, Midsvav, farmer.  McDonald, Donald, Boundary Falls,  smelterman.  MacDonald, Ed. Sanfield,  Eholt, miner.  MacDouald, Daniel James, Greensvood,  miner.  McDonald. Duncan J., Eholt, liveryman.  McDonald, .lames, Kholt, liveryman.  McDonald, Writer, Greensvood, ininer.  McKachern, "Ronald, Boundary Falls,  Snieltcrmau.  MeKachern, John, Boundary Falls, smel-  teruiau.  Mchiiomiiiey, William H., Greensvood,  miner.  McKeuzie, Kenneth, Greensvood, car  neuter.  MeKinnon, Danial Archibald, Boundary  Falls, smelterinati.  MeKinnon, Hugh, Greensvood, laborer.  Mel/iren, David Mel., Greenwood, drug-  McLaren, George. Greensvood, miner.  McDsren, James Carson, Deadss-ood/mincr  McLean, Francis, Greenwood, carpenter.  McLennan, Neil, Grecnss-ood, miner.  McReynolds, Joseph, Boundary Falls,  sme'tcrmati.  McAllister, Robert Danford, Greensvood,  salesman.  McAree, Patrick, Mother Lode, miner.  McClel|au, Joseph, Mother Lode, miner.  McClenneai), Joseph, Mother Lode, miner  McDowell, Chas.-Arthur, Boundary Falls,  engineer.  MacFarlane, John Howard, Greenwood,  accountant.  Mclnnis, Jesse Hall, Boundary Falls,  smelterman.  Mcintosh, Ormond, Mother Lode, cage  tender.  MeKinnon, K. A., Boundary Falls, carpenter.  MeKinnon, Charles A., Mother Lode,  miner.  McLaren, Geo] Grant, Greenss-ood. miner  McLeod, Harry, Boundary Falls, smelterman.  McLeod, Angus, Boundary Falls, smelterman.  McLean, Neil, Greeuss-ood. miner.  MacLean, Hector, Boundary Falls, miner  Mct'herson, William Wallace, Denoro,  miner.  McQuarrie, Murdock R., Denoro, miner.  McKerman, Wm.  J., Greenwood, miner.  Naden, Geo. R., Greenwood, broker.  Nicholson,   Roderick Anderson,  Greenwood, carpenter.  Nicoson. James Isaac, Greensvood, miner.  O'Connor, John Thomas, Greensvood,  miner.  Olson, Gust. Greenss-ood, smelterman.  Otto, Jacob, Greensvood, miner.  O'Connor, John T. Mother Lode, blacksmith's helper.  Page, Daniel, Greenwood, miner.  Bainton, Edsvard, {Boundary Falls, fireman.  Park, Thos., Greenwood, smelterman.  Parker, Alfors, Greenwood, miner.  Patterson, Win., Greensvood, miner.  Felly, Arthur Morton, Greenwood, gentleman.  Peugelly, James, Grceuwood, smelterman.  Petisou, Kmest A., Anaconda, farmer.  Penny, Wm., Boundary Falls, laborer.  Peterson, Chas. Gus., Greensvood, ininer.  Petrie, James, Greenwood, mech mic.  Price, Sidney, Eholt, fitter's helper.  Phillips, Chas. Asaph, Anaconda, blacksmith's helper.  Pool, Richard Frederick, Greenwood,  miner.  Pickthall, John, Greensvood, miner.  Reed, Samuel, Greensvood, blacksmith.  Reid, Geo. Wm., Greenwood, blacksmith  Richardson, James, Eholt.  Roberts, Robert, Boundary Falls, smelterman,  Robertson, Robert Angus, Greenwood,  miner.  Robinson, Alexander, Greenwood, miner.  Roseorela, John, Greensvood, miner.  Rose, Duncan, Greenwood, publisher.  Rundle, Josiah, Greensvood, miner.  Reld, Win, Pollock, Greenwood, lumberman.  Reed, John II., Greensvood, tic maker.  Robinson, Thomas, Sunset mine, miner.  Robinson, Wni., Sunset mine, miner.  Ryan, Peter, Boundary Falls, siueltennnn  Rasvlings, John, Boundary Falls, snielter-  niuti.  Reople, Geo , Queen's hotel, miner.  Roberts, John R., Greenwood, laborer.  Sandy, Win., Greensvood, ininer,  Sandy, Robert, Greenwood, miner.  Scely, Hartford, Greensvood, ininer,  Semple Audresv, Greenwood, sniclterniaii  Setterington, Jessie, Greensvood, miner.  Shannon, John James, Boundary Falls,  suieltcruiau.  Shovel, Sain, Deadsvood, ininer.  Smailes, Ralph, Greenwood, merchant.  Smith, James Henry, Greenwood, Btnel-  tcrnian.  Smith, Mark Wm��������� Greenwood, smelter  Staplcton, John, Greensvood, miner.  Stegen, l'eter, Greensvood, miner.  Stent, Henry, Coiuner, Greensvood,  laborer,  Stevenson,Tfosvard R.,  Midway, agent.  Stevenson, Liudsav, Greenwood, laborer.  Stewart. Alexander, Boundary Falls,  Smelterinan.  Setter, Herbert Henry, Greeuwood, smelterman.  Scott, Hugh Scrimgeour, Greenwood,  ininer.  Sob'y, Major, Greensvood, mechanic.  Smith, Sidney, Anaconda, electrician  Smith, Alex, Mother Lode, miner.  Snow, Wm. J., Greenwood, miner.  Sowter, Arthur Basil, Myncaster, II. M.  customs.  Spriggs, Robert, Mother Lode, miner.  Stallard, Harry, I lenoro, laborer.  Stewart, Geo. Kd., Boundary Falls, laborer.  Stureh, Samuel, Greenwood, miner.  Sullivan, Robert Pat, Boundary Falls,  laborer.  Sweezy, Benj. M., Boundary Falls, laborer. ^  Semerad, Charles V., Greensvood, hotel-  keeper  Sharks, Frank, Greensvood. miner.  Thompson, John Oliver, Midsvav, far-  >' mer.  Thompson, Josiah. Boundary Falls, smel-  termau.  Tatterstall, Win-, Greensvood, miner.  Thomas, Harry Ralph, Greensvood, carpenter.  Vandergrift, Ernest Joseph, Greensvood,  mines.  Walker. Thos, Midway, merchant.  Webb, David, Anaconda, miner.  Webb, Sidney Vnldis. Midsvav, fanner.  Webb, Geoffrey I)., Boundary Falls,  boiler maker's helper.  Wells, Geo., Greensvood, steam fitter.  Wells, John Prescott, Greenwood, railway employee.  Wheeler, Geo. W., Greensvood, ininer.  Whilford, Richard, Greensvood, miner.  Whitty, Win. Boundary Falls, miner.  Williams, James Henry, Greensvood.  Wilson, Thomas, Greensvood, miner.  Wilson, Win. Muir, Boundary Falls,  plumber.  Winter, George Morlcy, Greensvood.  miner.  Wood, Christopher, Greensvood, capitalist  Wright, Henry St. John, Jr. Greensvood,  Webb. Thomas, Anaconda, miner:  Welland, Arthur, Eholt, ear, repairer.  1 Werner, Martin, Greensvood, miner.  I Washkoski,   John,    Greenwood,   hotel-  1    keeper.  Young, Stephen, Greenwood, miner.  Yeo, James Alfred, Kholt, roadmaster.  THE LEDGE  Is published every Thursday at Greenwood, B C , and the price is Js a year,  postage free to all parts of Canada, and  Great Britain. To the United States and  other countries it is sent postpaid for  *?.50 a year. Address all letters to The  Ledge, Greensvood, B. C.  R. T. LOWERY,  PUBLISHER.  GREENWOOD B. C, APRIL 15, igo9  A blue mark hiire indicates that  your   Subscription   has  become   deceased,   and  that the  editor   would  once more like to commune with  your collateral.  Nothing   really   matters   very  much.    Smelter smoke is very  destructive to vegetation.  I.imbukger  cheese  would smell  as sweet by any other name.  Justice   usu.ill-.   means   giving  the best of it ro thy other fellow.  Without a sense of humor a man  is dead to a great many good things.  Living in a dull place has a  tendency to make the inhabitants  gossipy and pin-headed.  It is still true that a sensible  working bee does not listeu to the  advice of a bedbug upon business.  Some squeal before thoy are  hurt, while there are others svho  do not even murmur svhen they  are hurt.   Ir a sheep jumps over a fence  tbe others will do the same. Part  of the human race are similar to  the sheep family.  Groceries are higher in price in  Grceuwood than in almost any  town iu Canada. This works a  hardship on tho working mau.  The Chicago m-.n behind the  tunnel are said to have all the  capital necessary to drive the tuo-  uel from Greenwood to daylight.  In Cincinnati recently three boys  charged svith loafing around the  streets sver e arretted and sentenced  to serve iu tho United States uavy.  Martyrs have always bad to  sutler, fdr no good is ever accomplished by keeping your mouth  shut and looking at the wall like a  wise dummy.  China is becoming civilized.  Strikes occur in the yellosv kingdom aud the police shoot dosvn the  pig-tailed workers a8 though they  wero fat rate.  man.  ������'-<(...!/���������  The copper market has much  improved within tho past tsvo  weeks and it is thought that the  price of the red metal will be much  higher before uext October.  Satan finds works or mischief  for idle hands to do. Wheu Godfearing people are-buBy they seldom  urge their neighbors to take their  uds out 'af a vigorous aud independent journal.  aud makes everything forgotten'.  Tn a hundred years from now about  three Greenwood citizens- of the  present time will be remembered  by the miners working around the  camp.    In sending $100 to the Lord  Mayor of London to help tlie  starving poor of tint city a B. C.  miner asks if them u.n' any Chris  tians in England. Then' must !>���������  some, but they nre probably t<>. ���������  poor to help those in need.  It was 44  years  ago  yesterdas  since   Lincoln  received   the  fat-i  bullet at Ford's  thva������ire  in Wash  ington.   The war. had   been close  but. five  days, and  Abe  svas  n<>'  givi-n long to enjoy a rest after tin.  mist strenuous  term  ever  served  bv   any  president  of' the United  States.   WIddowson, Assayer, Nelson, B. C.  Stage Struck.  It is always amusing to a professional to observe hosv some nonprofessionals regard their business,  hosv misinformed and often uninformed these lay people are, and  svhat queer ideas they have of  breaking into.the business Managers and players aro continually  receiving letters from such aspirants. Hero is one received by  Ylbert Pegg of the Stono Theatre  in Flint, Mich. It reads : " Dear  Sir : If you hear of any show that  want to take a couple of fellows on  and lern them pleas let me know  for me and my Brother would like  to lern to becom an actor. If you  svill keep an eye open and try and  get us in I svill try to do that  mutch for you."  " As you are the biggest theatre  in Oklahoma City," writes a young  feminine aspirant to the manager  of the Bjou nt that place, " I hope  you will give me some information and excuse my liberty in asking. The stage has been my heart's  desire nnd my one thought ever  senee I went to a mat-nee svhen 1  svas four years old. What I svant  to do on the. stage svould he to act  and speak. I don't want to seem  vaine but I have a reel good figg^r,  sixteen years old hut; a lady in size.  Iain 18 waiste, 3G burst, 42 in  hips. Dark brown eyes nnd golden  hair and you very seldom see a  light headed ppraon with dark eyes,  I am one of them. If I am youuu',  I'm built like a lady I don't know  iven the key-< on the piano still 1  can play anything I hear Ms-  voice has not been trained but I  sing natural alto and soprano, and  am from -Texas. 0 yes and an  other thing that I hav herd is absolutely necesary for the stagf,  and that is 1 hav pretty logs I can  safely say and assvcll form. Please  don't think me unladylike to write  the truth about thorn and give me  snmo information how to gi't on to  the playing stage."  Lucky April Fool.  In Portland on April 1st a man  svas coming dosvn- town when a  boy yelled to him. " You've drop-  pert your handkerchief, mister."  The man turned round mechanically, and the boy shouted ������������������April  foof." Upon second glance, however, the man discovered a So cold  piece reclining peacefully in tin*  gutter.       The Bristol. England Daily  Press of March 13, contains the  following clipping: " The present-  year is full of interest to British  Columbians; it is the fiftieth anniversary of the founding of  Queensborough. now Nesv Westminster ; of the advent of the  Royal Engineers, of whom there  are but fourteen nosv living in the  province ; and of the landing of  the first missionaries." Fifty y*>ars  ago Dr. Robson, the man who laid  the foundation of Methodism in  the province, landed, and it must  be a source of gratification to him  to see the grand results of his  small beginning; tho province is  in no little debt to Methodism and  Dr. Robson.���������Armstrong Advertiser. ;           The calf which the stockraiser  had taken tho summer resident to  see, surveyed his owner and the  stranger svith a svry eye. '' Er���������  what breed is your calf?" asked  the visitor. The farmer removed  a whisp of straw from his mouth,  and said: "This critter's father  gored a jusMco of the peace,  knocked a lightning-rod agent end  over end, and lifted him over a  picket fence, and as for bis mother,  she chased the whole Binbury  brass band out o' town last Fo irth  of July. I f that ain't breed enough  to pay 8G for you can leave him be.  I'm not pressing him on anybody."  Tho preliminary examination of  Bill Nesvman, for complicity in  the Bridesvillo holdup has already  lasted three days and again comes  tip this morning before Police  Magistrate I. M. Hallett.  Little strokes fell great oaks.  It is proposed to build a $45,000  school house in Vernon.  In Kamloops tsvo milkmen have  been discovered selling milk that  contained gelatine.  The Sabbath is being broken in  Suinrnei'land by firing at rifle  ranges.  Tom Wlielan will build a new  hotel in Fernie to contain 40 roomB  AtCreaton tho 0. P. R. freight  shed has to bo enlarged.  A band of evangelists are trying  to fKivo Fernie. Thoy have a life  job. ' "_   "���������       ���������     ���������  The telephone will soon ring between Nelson and Calgary.   :  Kamloops will have a Marathon  dance thin week.  J. Gollosvay is the latest man to  he arrested for acting queer around  Rcvelstoke.  F. B, Lesvis of Revelst-ke is  moving to Vancouvi-r.  \ \si'.g e.i-iiug 816.000 ������������������.ill'v  iddi'd to the  Rev*dstokf  It '���������pital.  In the Whitewater mill tIh������ im-n  ave struck for an eight-liour day,  he same that prevails ut-the Blu.\  Hell concentrator.  The sawmill at Danville has re-  -iiimcd operations.    ^  Ned Humphreys died in the. Old  Man's Home at Kamloops last  week. He operated the ferry at  Soda Creek in the early days of  Cariboo.  A movement is on foot to close  the stores early in Hosraer.  Hugh Rose, provincial constable  at Kelowna, has resigned in order  to start a chicken ranch at Salmon  Arm. J. Tooth has been appointed  in his place.  An old friend says that, the following is an infallible remedy for  the grip : Ono gallon of whiskey,  one grain of quinine, to be mixed  svell before taken. If no improvement is noticed within a' week,  either increase the. whiskey or reduce the quinine.  A preacher had announced that  he svould in tho near, future deliver a sermon on "Hell, and who  svill be there I" ' Since then he has  received letters from one lawyer,  two newspaper men. three bankers,  tsvo. hotel men, two barbers, six  real estate men, and four .irugi*ists,  threatening to svithdraw their support and sue him for slander if he  dared "to mention my name in  your sermon."  A woman's "no" doesn't mean  yes sshen she says ic to the wrong  ssrong man.  It is far better to stand on ceremony thau on somebody's coins.  If time, is money, why can't a  man pay the birher svith the time  lie spends wailing for ...is turn.  A man's ideas <>f a'gooduieinory  is one that enables him to forget  everything prejudicial to* bi������ own  inteivhts.  . When you are expecting an opportunity it usually misses a train.  A man saves his religion and his  best suit of close for Sundays.  The more money a man ha-= the  more he is abu-ed, and tho less he  cares.  If a man doesn't amount to anything him-elf. he boasts of his ancestors.  Difiii'tilti'S me things that shosv  si liar, men are.  SEEDS  SEEDS  Flower and  Garden  MILLF.R  BLOCK.  TO  RENT.  A 320 acre farm, half mile from  Sidley, in British Columbia, fenced,  12 acres in fall wheat, 48 acres  plowed last fall, house, ham. etc.  For terms address or come and  and see  L. M. Akoeumyer,  Mol8on, Wash.  m Pacific Bold...  Is under the nianiigoiin nt of <lr-l.-  & Morrison. The Rooms nre I'.mi  fortnhly furiibhed. and the bur erne  tnin.s the best brands of winefl,  liquors and cigars.  tbe Pacific CM...  Is the beat-appointed Rontnurnnt in  tho interior of British 'Columbia.  Tho best coolot and mnaf. nttmitivc  waiters only em ployed ..Open all the  time.  ...... U��������������������� .G.P������<Kr.Bp.rii!BTi;nsi������.   ir]  misctt, Eg.  '.K,n    I'. WM' l,������, l������r������i|������rl������-l������r.  Fi.st-class in eyi'i-ytliinir.  Steam h������������Mt, electric light,  private baths. Telephone  in every room. First-class  bar and barber shop.  ��������� 'Bus meets all trains.  STARKEY & CO.  nelson, b. c;  wholesale.  dealers in;-  Produce ,andv Provision's  PROCTER & ~~~~~  BLACKWOOD  NELSON, B. C.  Real Estate, _    . '  Mines,  Insurance and  ��������� Fruit Lands.  CORRESPONDENCE   SOLICITED.  Frank Fletcher  Provincial -Land Surveyor,  Nelson. B. C.  THE CLUB  Gigar Store  Tohaco*. Pipes, find nil other  Smokers' supplies. Next door  to Paeific hotel.  J A 5. DRUn  MERCHANT TAILOR  Clothes Cleaned, Pressed  and  Repaired.    Agent for  Blaine Bros*  Ordered Clothing.  assaying"  <Jol<l, xilvi'r ami ' upper.'Knch 50c.  IO, C. WIST, 53������ lUfliiirils St.  VANCOUVER, D.C.  Pioneer  Hotel...  Gneenrjuood, B. C  The olde.->t hotel in the eit>, and still  undi'.r tlie Mime iii;inatrc,iM''iit.   Run ins  comfortable, inealc equal to any in the  city, and the bur hpppliea mily the Wat  Corner of Greenwood and Government  J. W. Nelson  streets.  EHOLT, B. C.  First-cla?B   meals   and   rooms.  Railroad men, miners and others  will find a pleasant home at this  hotel. The bar contains fragrant  cigars and the most popular beverages of the day.  N. LUSE, PROPRIETOR  Lakeview -.' Hotel  NELSOV, B 0.  Is a home T r  M'ners.    Rates 81  a day.     ill White Help.  N  Mallette    -    -    Proprietor  ������iwh.m^ .1  I" W^M.  ft lli'jrnlai- monthly ini'^tinsfH ������������f  '\f On-eiiwoml liuliie No  'id. A F.  \J* & A.  M,, nie 'held nn. tin.  firm  ThU'MlHy !>��������� >���������;,(���������)) ii!'.||Miin Fni-  ti-riiiry IihII. '������������������������' i Mi..k, Imivithiii'M  fit reel.  (iiei'iiW' i.il     Visi'iiijj   bn-tliivi.  lire I'lirdlilllv   (������������������vi,.(| :.n ;iK.:||i|.  .IAS,    ���������.   ���������!<.'������*-!,*',.  -M-.'ivli.ri ,  W*P \lt .Oieeinvihiii Kiiiers*  .-r. M. "'������������������������������'.*������������������ *v-v,  ���������   m. ���������    *im  j,   ^    ||1(,|lth t,v|.ry  Sutui-da,\ evening in Union  Hall, Copper street, Greppwnnd, ������t 7:80.  Alan in hall at  Meth.nr Lode mine  Friday evenluffH at 7 iHO  GEO IIEATHE'RTON, .^crewry.  Tbe Hotel Slocan  Three Porks, B. C, is the leading  hotel of the city. Mountain trout  and game dinners a specialty.  Rooms reserved by telegraph.  _~Hugj^MiVI5N, Frpp  ./)  M  1  ;|

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