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 '^{j^\/^yviy^^^  WITH   WHICH   IS   INCORPORATED   THE   BOUNDARY   CREEK   TIMES;  ;:��������� - :'</-.  Vol.   XVII.  GREENWOOD, B. C, THURSDAY; APRIL G, 1911.  No. 39'  it  i.'-i  ��������� i  This is Brighten Up Time  A Can of Paint and a Little Labor will Work  Wonders at- Your Home.  Wc want to Talk SHERWIN-WILLIAMS PAINT  to you Because It's G-ood.   It is made of Pure Lead,  Pure Zinc, Pure Linseed Oil, all ground together by  Special Machinery.   Come and get information.  THE STORE OF PLENTY)  RUSSELL-LAW-CAULFIELD Co., Ltd., GREENWOOD, B. C  WBBBSBSSRBBSBSi  Waterman's Ideal Fountain Pens  Kodaks  Films.  Photo Supplies  Leather Goods  China Ware  -  Novelties  = BOOKS =  STATIONERY  WALLPAPER  Postal Cards  School Books  School Goods  Sporting  Requisites  Dolls, Toys.  TRY GANONG'S FINE CHOCOLATE������  LACE   CURTAINS,   PORTIERES,  COUCH COVERS,   CARPET SQUARES,  LINOLEUMS  IN GREAT VARIETY. ALL AT BOTTOM PRICES.  T. M. GULLEY & Go.,  GREENWOOD,   B..C.      : . <__  OPPOSITE  THE   POST   OFFICE.  Suit Cases, Hand Bags   Trunks,   Shawl & Trunk Straps  A NEW SHIPMENT JUST ARRIVED  A. L. WHITE  The Furniture & Stove Man.  PHONE 16.  GREENWOOD, II. C.  P \lattr Cnvi ntt  IDTil1injai*ir ���������  New Spring Millinery  More   New. Hats   ;m'l   Novelties  Just Opened from Leading Millinery Centres,   Under the Management of MRS. EL.SON.  SPRIN������   I  For Men.    Prices sure to please.  YOU PROFIT KrX'Wo,;  W.  ELSO  08804  &QSBB&I  The Public is hereby notified that I have this  day sold to R. T. Lowery the plant, business and  good will of the Boundary Creek Times, Greenwood.  The Public is cautioned against paying any accounts  owing to the Boundary Creek Times for advertising,  job work or subscriptions, to any person or persons  other than the said R. T. Lowery, or his authorized  agent.  Victoria, March 6th, 1911. DUNCAN ROSS.  tnaa  ?  tMERCHANT TAILOR.  t.<  SPECIALS  PASTRY BAKED DAILY AND  ALWAYS FRESH.  OGILVIE'S  ROYAL HOUSEHOLD FLOUR  49 pound,sack, #2.00 ���������  OGILVIE'S ROLLED OATS  8 pound sack, 40 cents  COPPER STREET.  THE CANADIAN BANK  OF COMMERCE  SIR EDMUND WALKER, C.V.O., LLD., D.C.L., President  ALEXANDER LAIRD,-General Manager  CAPITAL, - $10,000,000        REST, - $7,000,000  DRAFTS ON FOREIGN COUNTRIES  Every branch of The Canadian Bank of Commerce is equipped to issue drafts on  tbe principal cities in the following countries without delay :  *- ��������� '    "   - Greece New Zealand Siberia  Holland Norway Soudan  Iceland Panama South Africa  India Persia Spain  Ireland Peru Straits Settlements  Italy Philippine Islands    Sweden  "apan Portugal Switzerland  ava Rouniania  ilalta Russia  Manchuria Servia  Mexico Siam  -. Africa Crete  ' Arabia .  Cuba  , Argentine Republic Denmark  ��������� Australia  Egypt  Austria-Hungary    Faroe Islands  Belgium  : Brazil  i. Bulgaria  ' Ceyfei  Chili  ' China  Finland  Formosa  France  Fr'ch Cochin Chii  Germany  Great Britain  ���������     I  tna jv  Turkey  United States  Uruguay  West Indies, etc.  The amount of these drafts is stated in the money of the country where they are payable ; that is they are drawn in sterling, francs, marks, lire, kronen, florins, yen,  Uels, roubles, etc., as the case may be. This ensures that the payee abroad will  receive the actual amount intended. 233  SAVINGS  BANK  DEPARTMENT.  J. T. BEATTIE, Manager. -       Greenwood Branch.  KSTABLilSIIKD 1817  Capital, all paid up, $14,400,000.   Rest, $12,000,000.  UNDIVIDED 'MMU-'JTS,   ������U(il,7H������.l 1.  ���������"-,'Hon. President: Lord Strathcona and Mount Royai,, G.C.M.G.  Piesidcnt: R. B.Angus, Esq.  Vice-President and General .Manager: Sir E. S. Ci.oustcn*, Bart..  Branches in London, Enf,{&'$rasW  Buy and Sell Sterling Exchange and Cable Transfers.;,, Grant Commercial ami  Travellers' Credits, available in any part of the world.  SAVINGS BANK DEPARTMENT .,,������'^I{{,.T,tut  Greenwood Branch - W. F. Proctor, Mgr.  ENTERTAINMENT BY  LOCAL TALENT  Under the auspices of the Junior  Woman's Auxiliary of St. J tide's  Church on  THURSDAY, April 20  Commencing with Comedietta,  'THE MERE MAN"  Song and Character Dance  Madam Carticr  THE PIERRETTES  Musical Entertainers.     Songs and  Figure Dancing.  AilinlHNiitn ���������.lOc.   Iti-servi'il   S<':ili,  1*1 ; Children Hnlf J'riii'.  J'OTl   HXttK  A Restaurant and Rooming  House in a good town, doing a  business of about $0,000 a month.  Price, $5,000.    Apply Ledge office  Good Six Room House and Barn  in Anaconda, all large rooms aud  two halls, Lot 4, Block ,'j. Trice  $400 cash.- Apply 1029 N  street, Victoria, B. C.  Park  TEMPERANCE  is all right if shorn of hiiinbuggery.  Too much water drinking is just  as injurious as too much liquor or  auytbiiig else. I  OUR PURE WINES  AND LIQUORS  are medicinal if not abused. Every  household should have a moderate  supply of pure wines or liquors in  the closet for /emergency���������either  ���������unexpected visitors or sudden illness, when a drop of pure liquor  in time may forestall all necessity  for drugs.  greenwood Eiqwor Company, importers, Greenwood, B. fr  KOUMS   TO   I.KT  In the Swayno House, Silver  Street. Clean, private and comfortable rooms in a quiet locality  at reasonable rates.  If you want to know what Ferry  waa like iu tho boom days, send 10  cents to tho Ledge office for ft copy  of Lowery's Claim, of Dec. 11)05.  The Grand Forks Gazette states,  that a Spokane man is thinking of  running an auto stage lino, between Qreenwood and Midway,  B. C Copper After Mines.  In company with Assistant Superintendent J. M. Doyle of the S.  F. & N., F. Keffer, of the British  Columbia Copper Co. of Greenwood, B. 0.,. spent several days  this week looking over the properties in the camp with local mining  men. Among tho properties visited wero the Copper Queen, United  Copper, Copper King, and tho  Oppenheimer claims. The output  of these properties is eagerly sought  by tho smelter peoplo because of  its value as a llnx when smelted in  conjunction with the more refractory British Columbia ores, and the  peculiar grouping of the mentioned  make them very desirable, providing, of course, that the entire group  could be secured. Important developments are expected as the result of Mr. Keil'or'B visit.���������Che-  welah Independent.  0 <"������<* <"������<=������������������������������ ^"B<* <���������������<������<��������������� <*<"S<������������  I Around Home j  A. S. Black was in Spokane laht  week. . ���������<  Princeton coal is 88 a ton in  Oroville.  The Lone Star tram begins operation this week.  A. S. Hood has resigned as police  magistrate of Phoenix.  The Granby smelter smelted 85,-  000 tons of ore in March.  Ola Lofstad expects to make a  trip to Michigan next week.  G. Stan field has been appointed  provincial constable at Phoenix.  The Cliff mine at Rossland is  shipping ore to the Granby smelter.  John Barclay is in the city upon  an important commercial transaction.  E. Ferguson came iu from Nelson this week on a short business  trip.  Owing to ill-health, Austin Logan lias gone on a trip to outside  points.  E. T. Wickwire has moved to  the coast. He sold his business to  F. W. McLaine.  A. York, formerly of Slocan City  is now heavily interested iu California oil stocks.  Read the Buffalo Bills special  program for April 13th aud 14th on  back page of this issue.  Arthur IX Kenn -jas in town  last week,- and states that Rock  Creek is the coming cit}'.  C. S. Baker was in "town last  week. He is now with Tuzo's survey party at Westbridge.  The Athelstan in Wellington  camp, began shipping ore to the  Greenwood smelter last week.  All the new Edison Amberol records for March and April, can  be seen and heard at Gulley's.  Tom Walt-h will put a force of  men to work on the Cliff, a property that he owns near the Snow-  shoe.  Andy Hansen died in the hospital this week. He was 63 years  old, and had lived in Greenwood  more than a decade.  The Mollie Hughes at New Den-,  ver has been sold for $27,000.    It  is 10 years old, and has been worked   in the past by many different  people.  The three western poems in  Float are more than worth the  price of the book. The Ledge sends  a copy of Float to any address for  25 cents.  Last Saturday H, McKee, O.  riartman, D. Parker and Sam  Honbini were each fined $10 and  costs for a violation of the Wide  Tire Act.  ������������������James-McCreath has returned  from a visit to the prairie towns,  and was amazed at the bustle and  business he saw in the towns east  of the Rockies. ,  There will be no service in the  Presbyterian church Sunday morning April 9 as Mr. Petrie will be  conducting service in Phoenix.  Service as usual Sunday evening.  Mahkikd���������At the residence of J.  H. Goodeve on Monday evening,  John M. Cropley was married to  Miss Zella Nash of Baker City,  Oregon, by the Rev. J.  A. Petrie.  Considerable interest is being  taken in the Star Theatre prize  contest aud judging from present  results it is difficult to state which  candidate is likely to be the fortunate one.  An amusing and interesting program will be shown at the Star  Theatre on Friday and Saturday of  this week including Young Deer's  Return, Fra Diavoln, Growing  Flowers, Diflicult Task and Stockholm, Sweden, also illustrated  songs and orchestra.  J. W. Nelson was in the city  this week fiom Carmi. He reports  business picking up along the West  Fork, and already has several  boarders at his place in Carmi. He  returns with Mrs. Nelson on Saturday. Mrrf. Nelson has been visiting in Spokane for several weeks.  The Journal states that it is reported that parties connected with  the B. C. Copper Co. have acquired  the First Thought tract of 4.00  acres, on the other side of the river  from Orient, ancl will begin clearing the land this month ancl place  it under irrigation for fruit ranches.  T."A. Love has sold the Phoenix  Pioneer to Kay & Conway. Both  are practical men, and the elimination of the payroll should enable  them, to make the receipts of the  Pioneer assay nearly all profit. The  Ledge wishes the new linn a pleasant journey along the thorny trail  of journalism.  This is a world of upsand downs.  Three weeks ago H. W. Conway  was broke. He goes up the hill to  Phoenix, gets a sit on the highest  paper in Canada, and now he is  part owner of The Pioneer. Such  is life in the west. Today just the  feathers, while tomorrow the solid  turkev is ours. ���������      -. __ .i_,  In company with Spokane and  Seattle men, C. F. Stork intends to  open a large retail and wholesale  departmental store in Greenwood.  The rapid development * of the  country tributary to Greenwood  renders it possible for a store of  that kind to build up au extensive  and lucrative business.  An entertainment by local talent  under the auspices of the Junior  Woman's Auxiliary of St. Jude's  church, will be given in the Auditorium, on Thursday, April 20.  The performance will begin with a  comedietta, entitled, Tlie Mere  Man. Madame E. .1. Cartier will  give a song and character dance.  The Pierrettes, musical entertainers, songs and figure (lancing.  The Coal Strike.  Victor W. Odium was in Fernie  the other day ancl in a letter to The  Ledge he says: '-The men are determined, but good natured. The  operators are determined and serious. The shop keepers are gloomy.  The rank and iilo of the public outside of the two high contending  parties are apathetic as far as the  merits of the quarrel are concerned, They are only interested in  seeing a settlement reached. I  never before saw a strike with such  general and genuine resignation,  and with public feeling so distinctly  non-partisan."  SCHOOL REPORT.  Following  for March:  is the school   report  j-<*t<a<j<Ki^j<������<j><������^*^><ji8  | Western Float |  Bock beer is now being made in  Moyie.  A lacrosse club has been formed  iu Quesnel.  Spance's Bridge will soon have  electric lights.  All steamers plying to Hazelton  will carry mail.  Colin McLeod will open a law  office in Coleman.  It is proposed to hold a flower  show in Rossland.  Henry Cecil Hassell is wantedby  his mother in England.  C. A. Bigney has opened a soft  drink factory in Merritt.  In Rupe hotels must not be within 100 yards of a church.  Jacob Smith will build a fine  store building in Creston.  W. T. Rolfe has enlarged his dry  goods store in Ckilliwack.  Red deer are to be introduced,  into B. ft, from England.  Reid's flouring mill is .again  grinding wheat at Quesnel.  Delivered at the station in Chilli-  wacK potatoes are $27 a ton.  In Edmonton recently, 27 boys,  were arrested for being drunk.  The C.P.R. is putting in a steel  bridge just west of New Michel.  British settlers are arriving in B.  C. at the rate of 3,000 a month.  A company will build a curling  rink in Revelstoke this summer.  Bob Stevenson, of Princeton is  reported seriously ill in Spokane.  The first municipal election in  Merritt will take place on April 19.  Next August the Hon. R. L,  Borden will make a tour of B. C.  Iu Chilliwack the city council  wants ������70,000 for Btreet improvement.  Mrs. K. Pryce proposes opening  a temperance hotel at Okanagan  Falls.  Summerland will celebrate Victoria Day, and give away 81,000 in  prizes.  Dan Williams will establish a  boot,  shoe and harness, shop   in  Fentictun-.   * *" -  *    '  Harry Guise and Jimmy Britt,  will have a prize fight in Rossland  on April 18.  There are eight Indian brass  bands in the northern part of British Columbia.  The High River Times remarks  that flour by any other name would  smell as wheat.  Merritt is to have another lumber  yard, aud may also get a branch of  the Royal bunk.  Curzon Junction is a thing of the  past, the j miction having been removed to Yahfe.  In six mouths no children under  14 years of age, will be permitted  to work in Alberta.  The Lord's Day Alliance in  Nanaimo wants Sunday football  stopped in that city.  F. B. Burden formerly of Nelson  will build a fine residence in Fort  George this summer.  There are 100 autos in L'-th-  bridge. The owners have to pay  a license to the city.  North Vancouver is talking  about building an amusement park  at a cost of 8250,000.  The city council of Kaslo is advertising the resources of that city,  in a Lethbridge paper.  This summer the Bteamer Selkirk  will run twice a week, between  Golden and Windermere.  More than 2,000 cords of wood  Steps are been taken by the  Catholic authorities to establish  seperate schools in. anil near Vancouver. '  Two men in Paesburg wore recently fined $5 aud costs for selling  meat that was not fit for human  consumption.  Sixteen automobiles are now in  action in aud around Cranbrook,  and this number will be increased  to 24 within a month.  The rate for patients in tho hospital at Quesnel is 82 a day, for  those who are not members of the'  Hospital Association.  Revelstoke expects a street railway in the near future. Fred  Fraser should have remained longer  than 24 yearS'in that town.  The Dominion experimental  farm at Agassiz, is to be turned  into a model stock farm, with P.  H. Moore as superintendent.  The Gideons Society intend to  place a bible in every hotel bedroom in Canada. There are more  than 7,000 hotels in Canada.  In Penticton recently considerable property has been sold along  Westminister avenue for prices  ranging from 8500 to 81,200 a lot.  It is 2Q years ago since Bowser-  opened a law office in Vancouver.  Since then his name has become a  household word in B. ft, especially  to hotel men.  H. Carpenter of Vernon has been  appointed policeman in Penticton.  He is also license and sanitary inspector and his salary amounts to  8110 amonth.  Swiftwater Bill is working some  gold claims in  Peru.    This year ���������  Bill and his young wife will explore  some  of the unknown sections of  Peru and Bolivia.  Lindley Bros, of Spokane are the  largest exporters of telephone pole-,  in Canada. They have a contract.  to supply the Alberta governmenb  with 45,000 poles.  The Ame.-ican Statd Department  has refused to give up Bill Miner  to the Canadian authorities, and he  will serve his 20 years in a Georgia  jail. Bill is now equal to being  dead.  Vancouver Island has Cowichan  Bay,Cowichan Lake. nndOowich.au  Station." This renders, it" "sometimes difficult for an outsider to  tell towichan he should send a  letter.  Pete Annauce who went to  Steamboat mountain last fall will  return to Stewart this month with  50 pack horses. Pete was a prominent gambler in Sandon during  the fiu3h days of 1S97.  The Revelstoke Mail-Herald says  that the Mayor of Alton who wants  to pay a bounty for babies is era*/, v.  When it comes to having to ofiVr  bribes to increase the papulation  we had all better jump off the edj-v  of the earth.   -  This spring 9,000 car-loads of  settlers effects will be shipped fro in  Minneapolis to Canadian points.  This means the coming of 35,000  people from the State-*, and person -  al property worth $lS,000.ono. Tin-  tide has turned.  In E-ist Kootenay more than  8125,000 has bsen expended in developing the Estella mine at Trat*v  creek. There will be several shipping mines around Tracy creek  when the Kootenay Central railway  reaches that camp.  Billy Staples was cook at th >  Society Girl mine for nearly nix-  months, without coining to town.  The Moyie Leader remarks that  this probably breaks the world's  record for a white cook holding :i  job.  The construction of the cement,  plant at Princeton will begin this  month.    In a few years" the   pro-  are burned in Hazelton every year, jduction of cement in America hi*1-  Gene Shea, who has been seriously ill in Spokane all winter was  brought to his home in Phoenix  last week. He was too weak to  walk and had to be taken from the  depot in an ambulance.  Peiisonal���������Matrimonial paper.  Descriptions refined marriageable  people with means, in all parts of  the United States. Paper 10 cents,  sealed. Mrs. Bell, 1815 Magnolia  Ave., Los Angeles, California.  Tony Smith was before the provincial police court on Monday,  charged with beating and assulting  Harry Stapleston at the Mother  Lode mine. He was remanded for  a week awaiting the outcome of the  injuries to Stapleton.  DIVISION*  I���������J.   tt.  WATSON.  Pupils nctunlly attending .21  Average daily attendance 18.91  Percentage of regularity 90.05  Pupils present every ��������� session :���������  Joy Cumiuins, George E ties, Frederick Jaynes, Donald McAllister,  Charles McArthui-, Hazel Redpath,  Grace Redpath, Sutherland Smith,  Norman Shaw, Dick Taylor. Barn-  field Williams. ,  DIVISION   It.���������U. CLAIR CAI.DWUU..  Pupils actually attending ..23  Average daily attendance 20 78  Percentage of regularity. 90.95  Pupils present every session :���������  Lillian Eddie, Richard Eustice,  Mayme Lewis, Vera Redpath, Arthur Reese, Lucille Smith, Ruby  Smith, Thomas Taylor, Elizabeth  Willcox.  DIVISION III���������1'. M.  CUNNINGHAM.  Pupils actually attending* ������7  Avorago daily attendance........31.48  Percentage of regularity 8-1.95  Pupils present every session:���������  Merril Barrow, Jeau Coles, George  Hallett, Sadie Gorclan, Sam McAllister Gatindery Phillips, Edith  Willcox, Helen McKay, Uigial Larson.  and the price is 810 a cord  Iu Calgary John Liuehau, will  build a 110-roomed apartment  house at a cost of 860,000.  More than 30 prospectors and  land locators, left Stewart last  month for the Naas valley.  At a cost of $1,000,000, the Hud  son Bay Co. will build in Calgary  the largest store in   Canada.  During one week in March, more  than a million dollars worth of real  estate was sold in Winnipeg.  Several apartment houses, capable of holding eight families will  be built in North Vancouver.  The C.P.R. hotel at Banff will  open ou May 15. It has been  much improved during the winter.  A pulp mill of 200 tons daily  capacity ib promised for Revelstoke.  The company will employ 3,000  men.  A branch of the Society for the  Prevention of Cruelty to animals  has been formed in the Chilliwack  valley.  This year the C.P.R. will use  5,000 miles of wire to build 700  milea of fences in the prairie provinces.  increased from 42,000 to 74,000,000  barrels a year, and the price ha<  dropped from 83 to 75 cents a bir-  rel at the mills.  Wm. Roberts recently died in a  Colorado raining camp. He cam'-  to Kaslo in the early days with his  wife, and ran the Great Northern  hotel ou Frnnt street until it was  wiped out by the fire that cleaned  up Kaslo in February, 1804. Later  for a time he was superintendent  at the Bluebell during tho regime  of Dr. Hendryx. For a long time  he lived on the Daly ranch near  Nelson. Until recently his wife  ran the Royal hotel in Nelson.  INCREASE OF REVENUE  The collections for tho Port of  Greenwood were for the fiscal year  ending 3lst of March 1911, Customs, 849,011.13; Inland Revnue.  815,502.21, total 864,513.34. This  is an increase of about 82,000 over  the previous year.  ���������'Why don't you go to the dance  tonight, Harold? Haven't you any  flame?" "Yea, dad," said the  student, "a flame, but no fuel."  #m4im������i*wi&wt>t*e*i*mn!*i������*'iv$- ���������r^rn^^^^f^^^^,*'.������^-^^^!^^:Ji^^i   ������������������ -���������--���������- -���������'������������������'jtii������^*^Maiiiir^ftMhMiri'iiri>iiiifliiiifiiffi'rrt,ti  muiBUlluka  h&Sta  ���������v'M?x������  <���������____ THE   LEDGE,   GREENWOOD,   BRITISH   COLUMBIA.  -frr  A Lady Believed That Her Dead  Lover Always Attended Her .  By ALBERT TUCKER KENYON  Copyright, 1910, by American Press  Association.  "Do you see that lady over there?"  asked lieu Ilollister ut a social gathering.  "Ves. What about her?"  "Though she has never been married, she is known as Mrs. SVarbur-  ton."  "Indeed!" I remarked, looking at her  Again. There wns nothing in her appearance to indicate n scandal. On'  the contrary, there was that to refute  one. "It cannot be used reproachfully?"  "Certainly not. She applies It to  herself," replied Ilollister.  "IIow do you know all this?" 1  nskod.  "Sho is my cousin. 1 know her  slory well. She is going out of the  room.   Observe her."  1 did so, ii ml ns she walked she  seemed to be looking up. as If at some  one beside her. And yet there was no  one there.  "She  believes,"  added  my companion, "that the man  whom she considers her husband is attending her.   Uo  comes and  gws.    Whether ills  being  or not being -'illi her has anything to  do  with a  greater or less degree of  menial  deflection   I   don't  know.    In  society she Is never seen, without him.  On all other iiulijet-ts  1 consider her  perfectly   raticual.    She  is   respected  and beloved niul we'i-ed everywhere.  No one has to'.tl her rhat other people  do not see her aticiidaut and that she  suffers under a hallucination.    Nevertheless she knows others do uot see  him.   POll, it Is impossible for her to  believe that she does not see him herself.  "This Is her story: She is Miss Marion Beale. When the Spanish-American war broke out she was engaged to  Sam Warbui'twi, a captain in the ���������th  "United States Infantry. She was very  much in love with him, and the parting with him Quite broke tier clown  lie was with his regiment in all the  fighting that occurred from the time  the American troops landed till the  last shot was fired. Indeed, it was one  of these last shots that killed him.  "It seems tint when lie wont to the  ���������war his betrothed bad a presentiment  thnt he would never come back io her  She scanned ail the reports of the  fighting, always dreading to see his  name. There were a good many hoi  fights In that war, besides a lot of disease. Miss Heale suffered from the  strain and received a terrible shock  at last News came that the Spanish  forces at Saniiago had surrendered  and the will- was over. The people of  the United States were rejoicing at the  ���������victory, and Hundreds whose relatives  in the army had been spared to them  ���������were looking forward with delight to  their return. Miss Deale shared in  these rejoicings. There came a belated report that her lover was killed at  the very last. She withdrew from the  social world for a time, and wheu she  reappeared was observed to act as If  attended by Captain Warburtou."  "And bow do you know that he is  not attending her?" I asked.  Ilollister looked at me as if he had  been suddenly struck with the belief  that I was as daft as the lady.  Now, 1 am n physician, aud a physician of the newest school. In other  word, I believe in autosuggestion,  which means that people suffering  from certain ailments, especially of the  so called nervous order, are producing  the trouble themselves on themselves  by believing they have the ailment in  question. 1 was very much struck  ���������with the personnel of Miss Beale and  was seized with a desire to cure her  of her hallucination. 1 Wished Hoi Hater to tell her that he knew a man  who did not share the opinion of most  people that she suffered from hallucination, but that such a thing as the  real   nresence of  CiiDtuiu   Warburton  YOU CAN SEE  HOW IT HEALS  No doubt or question as to the healing power of  DR. CHASE'S OINTMENT  To people who have used internal  treatment in an effort to cure eczema  it is almost beyond belief what benefit can be obtained by a few applications of this soothing, healing ointment.  It is seldom that the cause of eczema can be determined but one  thing is certain, the itching must be  stopped and the sores healed up.  These results are secured by tlie  use.of Dr. A. W. Chase's Ointment.  The itching is relieved almost instant.  ]y, and you will be surprised at the  healing which will take pluce over-,  night.  A little patience and persistent  treatment with Dr. Chase's Ointment  will give you more practical and definite results than a whole lot of dos-  iug with internal medicines. You can  see how the Ointment heals. The  other is guesswork.  Mr. Geo. Peterson, South Bay, Ont.,  writes:���������"I wish to communicate to  you the great benefit I received from  using Dr. A. W. Chase's Ointment.  For years I suffered with a great skin  disease on my head, a sort ol eczema.  I tried four doctors, giving each a  fair trial, but got no better. In fact  the disease spread to. my left arm.  "I saw Dr. Chase's Ointment advertised ancl began using it. Persistent  use of this treatment has entirely  cured me, and I give you a statement  of my case with pleasure, as I hope  thereby to induce some other sufferer  to try the same Dr. Chase's Ointment."  Because this ointment has made  its world-wide reputation by curing  the most severe' 'and longstanding  cases of eczema, arid piles.is,no reason you should overlook Its scores ol  uses in the relief of itching and irritation of the skin.  Dr. A. W. Chase's Ointment, GOc  a box, at all dealers or Edmnnaon,  Bates and Co.., Toronto,  was possible.   My ultimate object was  to gain her entire coniidence.  "Do you really mean," usked Hollis-  ter, "that you have any idea whatever  that a wraith is attending her?"  "My reply is the question I have just  asked. How do you know there is not?"'  "I don't know It, but I'll bet you $10  to 10 cents there isn't."  "What use in betting? Neither of us  could win, since neither of us could  prove his position.. However, I wish  you to introduce me to your co     n."  I received the introduction. I made  no mention of what flollister had told  me, chatting on trivial subjects. I  asked permission to call upou the lady  and received it. When I called I saw  at once by my reception that Ilollister  had told her what I had said to hira.  In me she had found some one to sympathize with her. Welind uot been together long before she regretted that  Captain Warburton had gone out'to his  club, the Army and Navy, else she  would have been pleased to have mo  make his acquaintance.  My theory was that Miss Beale's  trouble was mental nnd had come from  a shock; also Hint she would have recovered from that shock by natural  process, or rather had recovered, but  was keeping up the hallucination by  iinlosuggesiion. In other words, she  made herself think that Captain Warburton was with her by believing ho  was with her.   The problem before m*  -as I saw It-was to kill Captain Warburton.   lie was dead to all other persons, and it was my business to kill  | him In her mentality.   IIow was I to  ; do this?  One evening when calling on Miss  Beale I said to her, "By the bye, I was  introduced Into the Army and Navy  club the other day and met Captain  Warburton."  1 saw that the mention of him seemed  to disturb her���������that a pained expression passed across her face. So I made  but one more remark about him���������a remark conveying something I especially  wished to convey. "He is not looking  very well." Then, without waiting for  a reply. I turned the subject.  Once or twice after that I mentioned  having met Captain Warburton. and  never failed to remark that he seemed  to be ill. My process or. rather, attempted process of cure was necessarily a slow one, and by hurrying I  feared to spoil all. Indeed. I Was not  willing to take any risk by haste on  my own account as well as the lady's.  When 1 began my course of treatment  I simply desired to enable her to get  rid of the image she was creating of  her former lover. Before I had known  her a month I hoped to put myself in  his place.  As soon as I dared net decidedly I  .wrote her a note stating that I had a  very important communication to  make to her and I hoped she would  nerve herself to endure a separation.  I would call the same evening.  I called and found her anxiously expecting me.  "Mrs. Warburton." I began at once,  "your husband yesterday called at my  office to consult me on the matter of  his health. 1 found him suffering from  n heart trouble which, should he receive the slightest shock, might carry  him off. I have told him that absolute  quiet is essential and have advised  him to go away from the city, from  every one .he-knows, or .who knows  him, and to live absolutely alone, not  communicating with any one. He has  taken my advice and asked me to impart the news to you."  By this act I gave my patient a temporary backset, but this I expected. I  saw that she was going through the  strain she had suffered at receiving  the news of Warburton's death. I did  all I could to comfort her. but would  not say that I believed the course I  recommended would restore her husband to health. I left her. promising  to return the nest evening and give  her more news.    :.  '..���������..When I saw her again she told me  that the captain had been to see her  before bis departure���������that he looked  very badly, and she was very much  troubled about him. This was an unwelcome surprise to me, fori feared  the wraith would see her occasionally  without my permission. I told her to  tell him if he saw her again that the  excitement attending the meeting  might kill hira.  It was evident that Miss Beale would  not very long bear the strain I  was giving her. She couldn't sleep,  suffered from nervous paroxysms and  was rapidly losing flesh. 1 must kill  Captain Warburtou as soon as possible. I dreaded to announce his death  to her, but was forced' to cbooc*) between doing so and restoring him to  health. I chose the former course.  Fortifying myself with restoratives, I  went to see her one afternoon, and  when she came into (he room where I  was I showed her by my sympathetic  and melancholy expression that I had  bad news for her.  "He is dead!" she walled.  I took her hand and pressed It. but  said nothing. I drew her to a sofa  aud. sitting by her side, told her as  briefly as possible that one evening  while the captain was sitting in his  lonely abode some one had fired a  shot outside. Even so slight a shock  hud arrested the beating of his heart  I was greatly surprised at the resignation with which she received the  melancholy news. She asked me about  the funeral. But 1 hud prepared myself for this. 1 told her that 1 had already directed that the captain bo  burled ut his retreat. I confessed to  have deceived her,. In many things  about him for bis aud her good.  I left Miss Beale without having had  occasion to use the restoratives. I had  great hopes that I would restore her  to health, and these hopes were fulfilled. She improved rapidly after  this iind, so far as 1 or others could  discover, did not see the figure of her  former lover, though she told me she  dreamed of him. and sometimes these  dreams were so realistic that sho was  not sure but that sho was awake  when sho dreamed them. 1 told her  that the vision was simply the result  of a nervous strain.  As I hoped, even these symptoms In  time faded away, and within six  weeks after I bad killed Captain War  burton I felt sure that I had put a  quietus on him forever.  I believed now all that remained td  be done was,* to give my patient a  strong tonic. But Instead of drugs I  gave her a trip. I sent her abroad,  and she remained abroad for six  months. Shortly before she was to return I wrote her that 1 needed an outing and would meet her at Nice,  where she was getting rid of the winter. I found a great change in her.  She had gained twenty pounds in  flesh and gave every Indication of vigorous health.  But n surprise was In store for me.  Grasping my hand with fervent gratitude, she said:  "Doctor, I know tho obligation I am  under to you for curing me of my  hallucination. I myself at times suspected what it was, but I could never  get rid of It."  A considerable part of my treatment  I have not mentioned. It was interesting Miss Beale In myself. Before  our return to America we were- married.  Carlile's  Trombone.  The  founder of tlie Church  Army,  Prebendary Carlile, who was recently  received   by   King George,    tells   an  amusing story about one of the open-  air   brass   band    processions    which  paraded London, headed by Mr. Carlile with a trombone.    Robed  in  his  surplice, the prebendary left the procession���������which was a New Year's Eve  parade���������from time to time and entered the numerous public homes passed on the road.   In one public house  a man seized the prebendary's trombone  ancl   told   him   he  should   have  it back if he would play a tune.   On  his reply that he was too fired, a tall,  clean-shaven man volunteered to play  instead.   Calling out,   "Hats off, gen.  tlemen!"   he played   "God  Save  the  King."   The musician then took Mr.  Carlile's  cap  and   passed   it    round,  collecting 0s. in a very few moments.  The   cap,   collection,   and   trombone  were then    returned    to   Mr.   Carlile,  who  departed   well  satisfied  to  have  raised    something   for    the    Church  Army relief  work  in   this  unconventional way.  NUSSANCE OF OIL CAN 'ELIMINATED���������ALL" BEARINGS HAVE COMPRESSION GREASE CUP.  Sighting,, a Traitor  "Undemonstrative fellow, that Filli-  ken. He 'wouldn't gel up when the  band played the national air."  "Beckon he won't keer a whoppee  if he's left out o' the census."  IMPOVERISHED BLOOD  Surprised the German.  General Sir Reginald Polo-Carew,  who has been returned for Bodmin,  in the recent British elections, relates  the following story showing the energy of the British soldier. A German attache in the South African  war was amazed at thc spectacle of  the British soldiers after a fight staggering into camp, but rushing instantly after a football 'which was  thrown on the veldt. The German  attache said to the general, "Well,  you are the most extraordinary people in the whole civilized world. I  have been with your men all day. I  know what they have done. I know  they have had nothing to eat or  drink, and I know of no other troops  in the world that would not have  been lying down asleep. If we could  do this wfe could conquer tlie world!"  Studied   In Tree-Tops.  Dr. Eyle, who has given up the  Bishopric of Winchester, worth $.30,-  000 a year, to become Dean of Westminster at a salary of $10,000, is a  fine example of muscular Christianity. When at Eton he became famous as a runner and jumper, and today finds chief recreation in walking,  tennis-playing, and mountaineering.  As a boy, too, he was very fond of  climbing trees, and was often dariog  enough to read his books while seated in the topmost branches. One day  he fell down from one of these eyries,  and would have been killed had it  not Deer, for a cushioned seat at the  foot of the tree, which broke his fall.  A quaint hobby of his is collecting  portraits of Erasmus, the famous  Dutch scholar, of which he is believed  to have a greater number than any  other man living.  A Common and Dangerous  Trouble���������You Must Enrich the Blood to  Escape Danger  Anaemia is simply a lack of blood.  It is one of the most ccnimon and at  the snine time most dangerous diseases with which" growing girls suffer.  It is common because thu blood so  often ; becomes ' impoverished during  development, when girls are loo frequently allowed to over-study, overwork and suffer from a lack of exercise. It is dangerous because of the  stoallhiness of its approach, often  being well developed before its presence is recognized, and because of.its  tendency to grow so steadily worse,  if not promptly checked, that it may  run  into  consumption.  The value of the tonic treatment  with Dr. Williams' Pink Tills should  be known to every mother in the  land. These Pills make new, rich,  blood, tone the organs and nerves,  bring a glow of health to pale, sallow cheeks, arid drive away thc  weakness, headaches, faintnoss, heart,  palpitation and loss of energy so noticeable in young girls who are suffering from anaemia. To -all such  Dr. Williams' Pink Pills are an ac-  tunl life saver. Miss Mabel McTavish, Prince Albert, Sask., says: "In  my case I can only say that life had  lost its magic; all work was a trial,  and even pleasure only a task. When  I went up a flight of stairs I was  ready to drop from sheer weakness,  and I had begun to think life would  be a continual burden. But all this  is now changed, thanks to Dr. Williams' Pink Pills. These were recommended'to me, and after taking  them for about a month I found my  health renewed. I could sleep better, my appetite returned, and I was  so strong and well that housework  was no longer a burden to me. My  sister seemed to be going the same  way last summer and Dr. Williams'  Pink Pills were at once sent for and  two boxes made her as well as ever.  Dr. Williams' Pink Pills arc now the  prized medicine in our home, and  doctor bills have been fewer since we  discovered the virtues of this great  medicine."  Sold by all medicine dealers or  sent by mail at 50 cents a box or  six boxes for $2.50 from The Dr. Williams' Medicine Co., Brockvillc, Ont.  His  Failure  "I did hope for an artistic career,"  .said the disappointed-looking man,  "but I met. with difficulties I,ooukl  r.ot conquer. What I needed was atmosphere."  "1 see; the same old (rouble. What  were you���������un author of a painter"'"  "Neither;   I  was  learning   to   play  the  trombone,  but  short of breath."  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The origin  of the word Africa is uncertain. Some  conjecture that it is a Semitic word  meaning "land of wanderers."  A so-cent bottle of  given in half-teaspoon  doses four times a day,  mixed in its bottle, will  last a year-old baby nearly a month, and four bottles over three months,  and will make the baby  strong and well and will  lay the foundation for a  healthy,   robust   boy  or  rOK SALS BY AU. DROGGIST1  Send Mc, Mine of paper and this ml. for  eur beatitiful Savings Bunk and Child's Sketch-  Book Uu������li bank oouUlus (Good J,uck  Fcuni ���������  SCOTT & BOWNE  12C W.linjton btrmi, Wwit       Toronto. Ont.  The Doctor helped Mrs. Stephen  Roy, but there was no complete  cure till she tried Dodd's Kidney  Pills.  Hock Mills, Grey Co., Ont. (Special)���������"I must say Dodd's Kidney  Pills worked wonders in my case,"  says Mrs. Stephen Roy of this place.  "I suffered with 'Inflammatory.. Rheumatism'in my right arm, and though  I tried several remedies the swelling  increased ancl wns very' painful. My  hands and limbs were also badly  swollen.  "I got a doctor and he helped me,  but the swelling never entirely left  He said it was because my heart was  weak. Then I decided to,try Dodd's  Kidney Pills and, as I said before,  they worked wonders."  ���������"Rheumatism of any kind'is caused  by disordered Kidneys failing to  strain the uric acid out of the blood.  Dodd's Kidney Pills cure it by curing the Kidneys. They also cure the  weak heart by making pure blood and  lessening that organ's work of propelling the blood through the body.  . Dedd's Kidney Pills: only cure the  Kidneys, but ' they always do that.  And; with healthy Kidneys you can't  have Rheumatism, Lumbago, Heart  Disease, Dropsy or Bright's Disease.  "I saw you kiss sister last night."  "Did you bobby? Here's a quarter for you."  "Thanks. And then I saw you  kiss the maid in the hall."  "Great Scott! 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"No, Willie," said his mother, "no  more candy tonight Don't you  know you can't sleep on a full stomach?" '    _  "That's nil right, Mamma," said  Willie. "I caiu sleep on my back,  ���������an't I?-'  Executionary  Diner���������"Waiter, kindly remove this  f'fe'g."  Waiter���������"What shall I do with it,  sir?"  Diuer���������"I think you'd better wring  its neck!"���������London Opinion.  The Rayo Lamp Is a high grade lamp, ������old at a low price,  There are lamps that coat more, out there Is no better lamp made at any .  price. Constructed of solid brass; nickel plated���������easily kept clean;,am  ornament to any room in any home. There Is nothing known to the art  of lamp-making that can add tn the va'ue of the EAYO Lamp as a light*  frtvlnz device. F.rsrv dealer everywhere., If not at yours, write for descriptive circular to the nnarest a'.'������ni!������ of ;'  Tbe Imperial Oil Company, Limited.  W. N.  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JZ^   You may  send me a  Fill out the couporu(*y       copy of book  and send for tho _W entitled "What the  Farmer Can Do With  Stalls  8teps  Tanks  Troughs  Walks  Well Curbs  Etc., etc., etc.  Canada Cement Co. limited  51-60 National Bank Building, Montreal. THE  LEDGE,   GREENWOOD,   BRITISH   COLUMBIA.  y%  " Unequalled for Domestic Use."  99Q9m������&������m������mQemQoom������G@m&������9&8*mi98������@G9m������wt  ANALYSIS OF WATER  Chlorine    8.14  Sulphuric Acid  363.43  Silica   74.29  Lime  84.57  Alkalies as Soda 5.91  Magnesia  232.00  Lithia  .86  Sulphuretted Hydrogen 32.00  ���������Has recently been thoroughly  .renovated and re-furnished, aud  'is now the greatest health resort upon the continent. Natural hot water in baths, 124 degrees of heat. A course oi baths  at Halcyon will cure nervous  and muscular diseases and eliminate rheumatism and metalic  poisons from the system.. The  water heals liver, kidney and  stomach complaints. The rates  are $2 a day up; .or $12 weekly  up. Postoflice, express and telegraph offices in connection.  I William Boyd, Proprietor,      ���������     ���������      fiakyon, B. fr g  PHOENIX, B. C.  *���������" Is opposite the Great Northern depot and is a delightful  haven for the weary traveler. Great veins of hot water  run through the entire house, and bathrooms are always at the service of those in searr-h of material  cleanliness. The dining room is an enemy to dyspepsia,  while the artistic appointment of the liquid refreshment  makes the drinks go down like eating fruit in a flower  garden, The sample rooms are the largest in themonn-  tains and a pleasure to drummers with big trunks.  JAS. MARSHALL       -       -       PROPRIETOR  The Argo Mining  and Tunnel Co.  Samples of Ore from some  of the claims owned by the  Company may been seen on  exhibition in various places in  the City.  ,OLA  LOFSTAD,  President.  BURNS & 60. $  Dealers in Fresh and Salt Meats, Fish,  and Poultry. Shops in nearly all the  towns of Boundary and Kootenay.  COPPER STREET, GREENWOOD  ?  SMOKE....  Mountaineer and Kootenay Standard Cigars.    Made by  J. C. THELIN & CO., NELSON.  Take your Repairs to  A.7). MORRISON, GRAND FORKS  THE LEADING JEWELER  of the Boundary District  GREENWOOD and  MIDWAY STAGE  Leaves Greenwood for Spokane  at 7 a. m., and for Oroville at 2:30  p.m. Abohie Gilli8.  CITY  Baggage transferred to  any part of the City. Furniture moved to any part of  the District. General Dray-  tng of all kinds.  SIDNEY OLIVER.  The Best Arranged Cigar Factory  8  at the Coast, where the 8  B.C., Old Sports  a    and the Famous (Clear Havanas)  IBRILLIANTES  are turned out in larger quantities  than ever.  SOLD ALL  OVER   PROVINCE  Mado by WILBERG & WOLZ  g       New Westminster,. B.O  "^^^^-mms^sWsin^safWsimsirt^iftii-ristTirtiK  WESTERN - - HOTELS.  THIS   KOOTENAY    SALOON  Sandon, B. 0., has a line of nerve  bracers unsurpassed in any mountain town ot tbe Great West. A  glass of aqua pura given free with  spirits menti.  NEWMARKET   HOTJEt  Is the home for all tounsto and  millionaires visiting1 New' Denver, British Columbia.  Ilonry Stegc. Propr.  THE   PKOVINCK   HOTEC  ' Grand Forks, is a large three-  story briclc hotel that provides  the public with good meals and  pleasant rooms. .A new. building  but the same old rates  Kmll Larson, Proprietor,  PUBLIC NOTICE.  THE   KASLO   HOTEL  Kaslo, B. C��������� is a comfortable  home for ali who travel to that  city.  Coclclo & Papwortn.  SHERI'KOOKK   IIOUSJE  Nelson; B. C Ono minute's walk  from C.' P. 11 station. Cuisine  unexcelled; Well heated and ventilated,  Boyor VruH., Proprietor  TKKMONT   HOUSE  Nelson, B. C, is run on tho American and European plan. Steam  heated rooms. All white labor.  Special attention paid to dining  room.  ItaiiRome & Campbell, Prorw  LAKKVIKW   HOTELi  in   Nelson, B. 0.,   employs   all  ' white help and is a home for the  world at $1.00 a day.  Nap. Slallotfco, Proprietor.  STARKEY & CO.  nelson, b. c.  wholesale  dealers in  Produce   and   Provisions  J. R. CAMERON,  Leading Tailor of the Kootenays.  KASLO,    B.C.  With a view to, the better preservation  of the.Public Highways the attention of  the public is herewith directed to the  provisions of THE HIGHWAY TRAFFIC ��������� REGULATION ACT AMENDMENT ACT which enacts as follows:���������  "It shall be unlawful for any person to  cause to be drawn or driven on any of  the public highways of that portion of  the Province of British Columbia situate  east of the Cascade range of Mountains,  any wagon or other vehicle carrying a  load in excess Jf that mentioned in  Schedule 'A' hefointo annexed.  SCHFDULE A.'  Wagons and 4 wheeled vehicles shall  not carry a load in excess of the following:���������  On tires under 3 inches 2,000 lbs.  On tires 3 inches iir width and under 4 .  inches *. 3,000 lbs.  On tires 4 inches in width and under 5  inches 6,000 lbs.  On tires 5 inches in width and over  .'. 6,000 lbs. and over,  AND NOTICE is hereby given that  the Act in every respect must be strictly  complied with.  Any person guilty of an offence against  this Act shall upon summary conviction  thereof hefore a Justice of the Peace be  liable to a penalty not exceeding Fifty  Dollars. ^  Do not draw logs or timber over highway. Vehicles meeting ought to turn to  the left. A vehicle overtaken ought to  turn to the left. A vehicle overtaking  another ought to turn to the right.  W. G. McMYNN,  Government Agent.  Greenwood, May 19th, 1910.  man,  S igacioue, patient, dreading praipe,  not blame,  New berth of our new soil, the first  American."���������Dr.   Frank Crane in  Toronto News.  AQ  NOTICE  E. W. WIDDOWSON, ASSAYER  AND CHEMIST-Charges: Gold, silver, copper or lead, SI each; gold-  silver, $1.50; silver lead, SI.50; gold-  silver, with copper or lead, #2.50; zinc,  $2; ailver-lead-zinc, $3. Prices [for  other metals on application. Long distance 'phone 67. P: 0. Box, B II08,  Nelson, B. C.  LOWERY'S CLAIM  During the 37 months that Lowery's  Claim was on earth it did business all  over tbe world. It was the most  unique, independent ond fearless journal ever produced in Canada. Political  and theological enemies pursued it with  the venom of a rattlesnake until the  government shut it out of the mails,  and its editor ceasad to publish it,  paitly on account of a lazy liver and  partly because it takes a pile of money  to run a paper that is outlawed. Ihere  are Btill 25 different editions of this condemned journal in print. Send 10 cents  and get one or $2 50 aud get the bunch.  R. T. LOWERY,  Greenwood, B. C  Tenders will be received by the undersigned up to the 22nd day of April, 1911,  at 5 p. ni., for the purchase of Block 27,  Subdivision of Lot No. 541, Group one,  New Westminster District, situated in  the City of Vancouver, aud being the site  of the old Provincial Court House. Each  tender must be enclosed in a registered  letter and must be addressed to the  undersigned, aud plainly marked '"Tender for old Vancouver Court House Site,"  and must be accompanied by an accepted  cheque for ten per cent, of the first payment of the purchase money. Payment  for the property will be accepted in instalments of one-quarter of the purchase  money. The first of such instalments to  be paid within thirty days after the acceptance of the tender, and the other  three.annuity thereafter, with interest at  the rate "of six per cent, per annum. In  the event of the person whose tender is  accepted failing to complete the first instalment within thirty days of the notice  of such acceptance the sale to him will be  cancelled and his ten per cent, deposit  forfeited. The cheques of unsuccessful  tenderers will be returned. The highest  or any tender will not necessarily be  accepted. No commissions of any kind  will  be  allowed.  WILLIAM R. ROSS,  Minister of Lauds.  Department of Lands,  Victoria, B. C, Match 7th, 1911.  Worth Knowing.  Toast water is a soothing and  healing dri"k during bronchitis.  Cheap cuts of meat can be served  palatably in stews and croquettes.  After trimming, turn the wick of  the lamp below the burner or the  oil will ooze.  A sick room should never be  made a thoroughfare or gathering  place for the family.  Whenever, the throat becomes  irritated a gargle of salt water is  most excellent.  Mud ("tains can be removed from  black cloth by rubbing them with  a raw potato.  One teaspoonful of lemon juicn  in a small cup of black coffee will  help a bilious headache.   -  A boiled egg which is done and  dries quickly on the shell when  taken from the water is fresh.  Dried lemon peel sprinkled over  coals will destroy any disagreeable  odor about the house.  Paperhanger's paste is made by  adding a te-tspoonful of p)wdered  alum to every pound of Hour.  Matting.may be cleaned with  salt water applied with a small  brush.    Rinse and dry thoroughly.  One on The Traffic.  Some time ago the local manager at Victoria received a complaint from the chief operator stating that a certain subscriber in a  fiit of.temper told one of the operators to "keep her shirt on." The  local manager with the best interest of the company at heart, and  also not wishing to offend this  prominent citizen, asked him if  he would not call the young lady  up and . square matters. ��������� The  gentleman called up shortly afterwards aud asked to speak with the  young lady whom he offended, and  on hearing her sweet voice, asked  her if she was .the yonng lady he  spoke so abruptly to. The answer  was.   ������������������Yes."    "Well,"   said our  't-.t 7/���������������*^**.f"p/',  V/, ���������## 1W*ii/tf*W������, t'f ?��������� '���������'���������*���������'  ���������*������M3i!*mi%M  Mathieu's Syrup  large bottle 35c.  Mathieu's  Nervine Powders  18 In box 25c.  of Tar and Cod Over Oil  This famous .remedy, is made  of two curative agents of proved  efficacy in diseases of the throat'  , and lungs.  Beech. Tar directly relieves a  cough or cold, and at once begins  ��������� to heal the delicate passages; Cod  Liver Oil strengthens, and builds up  the system. These two ingredients  are scientifically combined in the  pleasant tasting Mathieu's Syrup.  Mathieu's Syrup does not merely  suppress the symptons of disease,  it removes their cause.  It riot only  . relieves���������it cures.  There is nothing better for  children. They like it, and should  take it on the first appearance of a  cold. Keep a bottle always at hand.  When feverish take Mathieu's  Nervine Powders as well as the  Syrup���������25 cts a package, containing 18 powders.  J. L. MATHIEU CO.,  O'Q.lft  Prop't.    8HERBROOKE, QUE.'  I>ISTHIIIDTiiU3 I'Oli WI'STKICN CANADA  FOLEY   BROS,   LARSON   &   COMPANY,  Winnipeg:, Edmonton, Vancouver, Saskatoon.  worthy subscriber,  take your shirt off  phone Talk.  "you   might  now. "���������Tele-  About Float  Float is not a periodical.  It is a book containing 86  illustrations all told, and  is filled with sketches and  stories of western life.   It  tells how a gambler cashed  in after the flush days of  Sandon ; how it rained in  New Denver   long   after  Noah was dead ;   how a  parson took a   drink   at  Bear Lake in early days ;  how justice was dealt in  Kaslo   in '93;   how the  saloon man outprayed the  women in Kalamazoo, and  graphically    depicts   the  roamings   of   a   western  editor among the tender-  feet in the cent belt.    It  con tai u s th e early h istory  of Nelson and a romance  of the Silver King mine.  In   it are   printed  three  western poems, and dozens of articles too numerous to mention.    Send for  one beforo it is too late.  The   price   is   25  cents,  postpaid to any part of the  world.   Address  all  letters to t  R. T. Lowery  GREENWOOD, B. 0.  COUNTY COURT OF YALE.  A SITTING of tho County Conrt of Yale will  bo holden ut the Court House. Greenwood,  on  Tuoiduy  the 13th day  of Juno, 1911, at  eleven o'clock in tht forenoon.  By order,  W. G. McMYNN.  "Registrar C. C. of Y  The Western Man.  Frank Fletcher  Pejovxnoial Land Survkyqb,  Nelson, B. C.  Get your Razors Honed  and your Baths at  Frawley's  Barber . .  Shop, Greenwood,  SrW^wBIO������wBCOwsp*wW*BwwC^BwB*8*Psi  During the first sixty years of  the nineteenth century the newest  race of men were forming. They  were Westerners. Their Kingdom  was the wide valley from the Alle-  ghenies to the Rockies, from tbe  Great Lakes to the Gulf, the most  imperial physical basis ever prepared upon the globe by nature  for a favored tribe. Lured by the  tales of Daniel Boone and his kind  the boldest spirits of the east followed the Ohio river or poured  thiough Cumberland Gap into tbe  inviting wilderness. They made a  New World.  They have three marks. First,  their susceptibility to religious  emotion. This characterizes all  young-hearted peoples. Only when  civilizations grow weak and sapless do they doubt and criticize.  Their second mark is humor, the  quaintest and most pecular in history. The distinguishing element  of Western humor is that it is  funny. French wit is subtle, delicately stimulating the thought  molecules. Irishmen are nimble.  Englishmen are dry. European  fun as a rule is of the raw-head-and  bloody-bones type. The West produced an absolutely new type, from  ArteuiU8 Ward, the first western  humorist, to Mark Twain, Bob  Burdette, Mr. Dooley and George  Ade.  Their first mark is a tremendous  activity. They are all "Sons of  Martha." They conquered the forest and swamp. They were as  pugnacious as pious, for, as was  said of the pilgrims, "they first fell  upon their knees, and then fell  upon the aborigines."  The incarnation of westernism  may be found in Abraham Lincoln,  made  "Of sweet clay from the breast  Of the unexhausted West,  The kindly earnest brave forseeing  Society's Greatest Sin  They arrested the girl who, they  say, left the baby on the back door  step. The hand of the law reached  for her and fetched her. They will  put her on the stand and compel  her to bear her heart to the gaze of  the morbid crowd. Maybe they  will send her to prison if they can.  All the world will know her name  and revel in her shame.  But who knows the name of the  man who brought her to her plight!  Who cares! What policeman will  go and fetch him! What plainclothes man is busy in his quest!  Not any, no doubt.  We brand her with the brand of  the Scarlet Letter; but him, we  take him into our house, into our  club, and he is a good fellow.  If we let her escape the prison  cell we turn her out upon a self-  righteous world to shift; as best she  can for her meagre fare.  But hira, wepa'rouize, for he's a  brick we say.  But he's a coward and a churl.  .Ono can feel a certain respect for  a man who will face death to hold  up a train, or who will meet his  enemy face to face and kill him.  But the man who will betray a  woman's trust, and who, having  betrayed her, will desert her  in her plight, is a contemptible  skunk, the lowest brand of criminal.  The punishment that should be  inflicted upon a girl in such a case  as this should be to compel her to  to tell her betrayer's name. And  then, whatever penalty the law imposes for her wrong should be  transferred to him.  You say no? You say perhaps,  that he was not the first to wrong  her? Well his offence against  society is not to be excused for  that.  Let's overthrow the double standard of morality. Let'B place the  ban against the man who- thus offends. Let us impose strict Justice.  Too long the woman has suffered  for the man's offence. This is an  age of reason, or supposed to be.  What is reasonable about allowing  only one to carry all the load of  guilt? And she the weaker one.  The one whom, by every rule of  right, we should cherish and pro-  As You Make It.  , A town becomes what the people  make it, but you cannot build a  town with i.ickle ideas. The  Beacon of Aurora, Illinois has this  to say about building up towns:  "Don't sit around aud damn  your town."  "The town is just as good as the  man who damns it.  "Every city is just what its citizens want it to be.  "A desire on the part of the  people for a better town is a prayer  that is always answered.  "The advantage of one town over  another are the result of the people  rather thnn natural conditions, and  environment.  "In any event, it was the people  who saw the natural advantage,  frequently some one individual saw  them first.  "There is no reason why Cleveland should have been the oil centre of the world. There is no oil  there naturally and shipping facilities are no better than a dozen  other so far as oil is concerned.  It was simply John D. Rockefeller.  He wanted to live there and his  personalit}"-, his individuality  brought the oil to him in pipe  lines."  There is no reason why Boston  should be the shoo manufacturing  centre of the world. No hides are  there���������they are shipped from the  west. Simply some man who knew  how to make shoes on a large scale  wanted to live there, and his success started others along the same  line.  There is no physical reason why  Chicago should have been the beef  packing centre.    It might as well  have been St. Louis.    Simply old  Phil Armour, wanted to live there.  In nearly every  town one visits  you  hear   residents   say:     "Aw,  this aint nothing but an over-grown  country town."    The residents of  any town who makes this or similar  statements, are applying the brake  of adversity to the- wheel  of progress in the commercial and industrial growth of any community.     1  Cincinatti is Btill the mercantile  supply point for all the territory  south of the Smith and Wesson  line.  Years ago, at the waning of the  river traffic, it was about to give  place to Louisville and Memphis.  The citizens got busy and built  the Cincinatti and Southern railway. This road was once a dream  in the individuals mind. They  called him a dreamer. Yet his  dream saved the town.  IS THE GREATEST      ,  THEATRICAL i SHOW PAPER  IN THE WORLD.  $4,00 Per Year.    Single Copy, 10 Cfs.  ISSUED WEEKLY.  Sample Copy Free,  FRANK QUEEN PUB. CO. (Lt<i)7  BOKIjj IT/RUSHERS,   ���������  ' 47 W. 2bm St., Xew Yobs,  ALBERT .1,  Manager  Inebriate Cure.  ��������� Knights of the flowing bowl, attention! If you wish to stop dallying with the cup that cheers, eat  orauges.  The advice was given by Dr. G.  J. Drews, to the Chicago Vegetarian   Society, in   an   address   on  "Cooked Food vs. Unfried Food."  "Orange juice is the best antidote for an alcholic appetite,"  he  said.    "When anyone feels a desire to drink anything intoxicating  all he has to do is to buy a couple  of oranges.    After eating them the  desire will soon pass away.    The  secret  lies in  tbe   sugar   of   the  orange.    It immediately causes a  wholesome disgust  even for   the  odor of a barroom.  About 95 per cent, of all diseases  are caused by eating cooked food.  That is because food, coming into  contact with fire, makes it unnatural. It gives it a sweet taste  which causes au abnormal appetite.  In consequence, the system becomes"  overworked and tbe blood deteriorates."���������Chicago Tribune.  Novel Legislators  The fourteen Socialist members  of the Wisconsin Legislature live  together, as one large family,   to  save expenses.   They have hired a  large living room,   big enough to  serve as a small ball in an old business block in Madison, and in this  they spend their evenings during:  the session of the Legislature conferring and studying   legislation.  They sleep in rooms in the same  building.    The  total cost of the  establishment for the fourteen men  is $25 a month.    This of course,  does not include their food.   Such  legislators are a   novelty ia   our  time.  Felt Like That.  tect.���������Calgary News.  A man in good health  finds it  easy to laugh at the ills of others.  Bill Nye's Advertisement.  Bill Nye, the humorist, once hart  a cow to sell, and advertised her  as . follows:' "Owing to my ill  health, I will sell at my residence,  in township 19, range 18, according to the government survey,  one plush raspberry cow, aged 8  years. She is of undoubted courage, and gives milk frequently.  To a man who does not fear death  in any form* she would be a great  boon.  "She is very much attached to  her present home with a stay  chain, but she will be sold to- any  one who will treat her right. She  is one fourth shorthorn and three  fourth hyena. I will also throw  in a double barrel shot-gun, which  goes with her. Iu May she usually  goes away for a week or two and  returns with a tall, red calf with  wobbly legs. Her name is Rose.  I would rather sell her to a nonresident."  He had been on a-hunting expedition for several days in the backwoods,  roughing it very severly,  and on taking a seat in a railway  carriage returning   homeward  he  looked as begrimed and'weather-  beaten a trapper as ever brought  his skins into- a settlement.    He  happened to. find a seat next to a  young lady���������evidently   belonging  to Boston���������who, after taking stock,  of him for a few minutes, remark-,  ed:    ''Don't you find an   utterly  passionful sympathy with nature's  mosij incarnate aspirations among  tha sky-topping mountains and the  dim isles of the horizon-touching  forests,   my   good    man?"    "Oh,  yeB," replied the apparent back-  :woodsman;  "and I also am frequently drawn into an exaltation  of rapt Boulfulness and beatific incandescent infiuity of abstract continuity when my horse stumblep.**'*  ��������� 'Indeed 1" said the young lady,,  much surprised,  "I had ho idea,,  the lower clauses felt like tlyvV  x������s  ETWy&triT.V^v'i.VW-Kiwwtwriir.  iW'wwBiaiuimiaaiiiawawuBJ-'ttUBigMi'JU  SMMuiaae.'W'w.BB'ww'-W'w.w''*-'  Sim3iaiiiiii>J������^^  \mmmsmMs&  ������m Costs  THE   LEDGE.   GREENWOOD,   BRITISH  COLUMBIA.-  DAMES AND  DAUGHTERS.  A   .Now   York   womaD.  tlie  wife of  Ma'rlln \V. Littleton, a lawyer, Is miiK-  Ing an effort to substitute the Hible for  bridge- in society.  (*HAi*F'i-' i,,;,^ i,���������,i  1,1    1 n     ���������  l t.    i   ������    '    Mine.   Marie   Kraus-Bolte   has  Just  1 book have saved me mam- doctor oil's'     r flft etb annlTersary ln klndergamu  T,,e ���������������������������������,,��������� o, c,,, ,���������, ���������, ,illl8! St 'Tci',r������o^tdrLtoe?t;������Ste w" "'*'"'"'""  tsfSi'.1- e,;e las.0'** r;;::('2 ������ii is ���������������������^j >r ������.,*,, snjde,. ������������������tot.,  "A elle.sley  college,  has. determined   to  eiini Licr living from the soli.    Initne-  On Alberta's   Praxies���������DR.  Mfdicine   and     Receipt     Book  Very Popular Oat There.  .people find it necessary-to depend on !    "I /ecommonded  Dr. Chase's 'Nerve!  Ciin s  sive toj.gtt sick.  ii   ���������-      ���������    ��������� ���������   -- --I--IUI on i ���������  their own nwouicvs to a great extent i Food''to a friend of mine for his wife  on   account  of. the. diflicultv  and  ,-v.; w���������   c',���������n���������,i    u.. "IS  ������������������*���������**  pense of a doctor's visit  Everybody row admits  Zam-Buk best for these.  Let. it give YOU ease  and comfort..-~���������-  Prudish and Stores tveryvihin  on   account  of  tlie. di'licu'lly  and ex-, Hu''".shKlie(V'''the"\syniptom.s   iV Dr ,',il,'"*-|y  ,lfter  uer graduation she   will  R nil .Chase's    Alinaiiao.  imd    found    she; lmy " rinm 0D r"onS Island, where she  you w'ill" form  soin'   'Ih   q".0*,Pc*  lu'''������, "ce,k-d Dr. Chase's Nerve Food to re-' proposes to grow vegetables and breed     ... ���������.     Jr j store ner wornout, nervous system/   I  Chase's Medicines and ^Receipt Book j gave him somc.-of' this 'medicine until  are appreciated in Alberta. 'J'liis is \ lie could get to fawn when he got two  not only duo to the convenience of'boxes more and these cured her en-  having these medicines on hand when I tirely.: .:-. ,  ���������,'occasion, requires1 hut is also owingito;    "Formyself,  I  used    Dr.    Chase's  tlieir wonderful reliability.   . : jCntaxrh Powder with splendid results.  Where .will you find such a restor-, For sonic time I was bad with'catarrh  ative treatment as Dr,,Chase's.Nerve- and could not breath throueh iny  Food,, to '.enrich the blood, strengthen ; nose. Now I go lo bed and never  the nerves and. build up the run down; wake all night and breathe all tlie  system?   : tinie through the nose."  ..; Mr.    Geo.    Clay,    Oxvilln,  Albert'i.!/.'. Dr.   Clins  writes:   "1 have always been a great  admirer of Dr. Chase's .Medicines and  hv  Co.  's Medicines are for sale  11 dealers or Ediiianson, Bales &  Toronto.   :  Not Far Wrong  "Say, paw." qu  Couldn't Stand   It  valuable stock.  l.ady Marjorle Manners, eldest  daugliter of the Duke of itiitland. Is a  vi-i'y clever society actress and hii*i  taken part In ninny recent charitable  eniertiiliiinents at the court. She  [mints, writes n little, goes racing, nets,  slugs a ml frequently finds time lu; be-  i ween to play the Lady Bountiful.  Mine. Falsey-Lanmennler Is the Qrst  .woman to be appointed a mall carrier  In I'in nee. Her route Is in the little  town of Cbnpclle-sur-Aveyrori, and It  Is said Unit If she perforins her duties  siulsfa<;torily other women will get  similar, places.    Mme. I,''nlsey���������l.anmen-  ���������'Keep On'Trying" ; ;  A li;tie girl wlio had a live' bantam  presented to her, was disa.ppb.nted''at  die smailness of the first ejJg.laid by  me bird. J-ler ideal egg -was that'or  die ostrich, a specimen of -which' was  on the table in the drawing-room. One  DAMES AND DAUGHTERS. 7  Belle Danolds, of Chicago, forty-nino  years old, .who has lived in the family  of Dr. '-and Mrs. William Knox for -thirty years, has just been legally adopted  by them.  Lady Muir .Mackenzie, wife of, the  senior member of the governor's council, Is the moving spirit of lhe Women's elub; of .i'ocinu, India. She aims  to improve the condition of the women  of India.  Aliss Ty Leung, who has been appointed assistant to the matron lu  charge of the new immigration station on Angel island, San Francisco,  is lhe first Chinese woman to receive  a federal'-appointment.  Mrs. A. B. ICndicott of Atlantic City,  N. .1., celebrates one minute birthdays  every thres in four years. She was  born ou Feb. '2!; and when It is not  leap   year    celebrates    her    birthday  I .111111:111   |>inv.'i:a.     mum."I'uiaeyi-lillint'U-  "yay, paw." queried Utile .Sylvester;    ('hairiiian   (at concert)���������l.adios  and ���������|(M-  makes  her rounds on  a  bicycle  Snodgra.-is, "wind's a test ease?" | gentlemen   iMiss   Discordant  will   now SU|,���������||(.ti by the government-  A lest case, my son,    replied Snod-   sing,  "Only  Once Mere.   grass, sr., "is a ease brought in cnu t'    Snreaslic Clitic���������Thank  Heaven f. r _,  to decide whellicr there's enough in it! (hat! Thp   Writ^rc  to justify  the liwyeis in winking up J    Chairinan  (coming forward again)���������  similar cases."���������l.ippiue.jtt's . j Ladies and gentlemen, instead of sing-  A Boon for the Bilious.���������The liver is  a very sensitivu-oiran nnd easily tie-  ranged. When this occurs there N  undtie secretion of bile and the acrid  liquid Mows into the stomach and  sours it. Tt is a most .distressing ailment, and many are prone to it. Tn  this condition a man (iiiJs the best  remedy in Fannelec's Vegetable Pill.-,  which are warranlel lo sp-'odily correct (lie disorder. There is no heller  medicine in the entire list of pill pre.  icriptions.  ing "Only Once More," Miss Discoid  ant will sing "For Kver and  Kver."  Collapse   (if   critic.���������K.whange.  ilay the ostrich's egg was uusaing fivin j  its accustomed   place.    Jl  wa������ subse- j while the clock is striking 12 between  quently found near the sp:-t where t..e ��������� Feb. "23 and March 1.  oinit.uu  nested,  and on  it was stuck j     M,     A Jo , ,    d      ,  a   p.ecu  ol   pai)er    Willi    the    words: i        ,      - .  ,  ���������Some.tlii.ig like this, please.   Keen _?   0,,ier '"���������"v"il'*i "r J������������������'"B ������ now or-  i-ving." I fe'ani'-ation Isnown as Hie North Amer  ican Civic League For Immigrants. It  was established to protect-aliens from  fraudulent, agents., who prey ifpon steerage passengers after their release from  Ellis island.  Tattered Timothy��������� "I've been  trampiu' four years, ma'am, an' it's  all 'cause I .heard, that the doctors recommended walkin' as the host exercise."  Mrs. Prim���������"Well, the doctors are  right.    Walk along."  The Writers.  In addition to Rudyard Kipling's other accomplishments he Is a .first class  gardener.  .Miss Fanny Crosby, the bllud poet  and hymn writer, has Just celehrnled  her. ninetieth birthday. Aside from  hei blindness, Miss Crosby Is still in  possession of all her faculties.  Albert Liigelow I'alnc, himself n hu  iiicn'ist of uo small caliber,  has: been  .Mnrk-.T.wiiIu's Moswell for many years,  doing for him  what  Traubol  did   for  Whitman.'   recording    every    passing  thought  imd. comment and putting in  shape'the humorist's autobiography.  At a  recent meeting of the Society  piexion,    hands    and  hair,    Cuticura | of Auilioi's, London, Maurice Hewlett  | Soap and Cuticura Ointment are well-1 directed   attention   to   the   fact   tbat  'nigh  infallible.    Millions    of    women; riioiuas  Hardy, recently elected,  was  throughout   lhe.   world   rely   on   these1  Merely an Estimate  Plobsley���������Miss   Agnes?      Why,   she  weights ;i(JO pound.-'.  Liipsley���������Slio doesn't, she doesn't!  Then  everybody  present    wondeied  how  Lapsley  knew.  SKIN BEAUTY PROMOTED  lu the treatment of affections of the  skin and scalp which tortmc, disfigure, itch, burn, scule and di-slroy  the hair, a-s well as for preserving,  purifying and beautifying the com-  ' ' ' hands    and  hair,    Culicur  Dick���������"Do you like  lomanlic girls,  Harold ���������"*  Harry���������'T don't.   When you make a  hole in your salary buying them expensive lloweis, they tear them ap.ut,!  repeating, 'He loves mc���������he loves me'  not.'"  The Writers.  Katharine Tynan  began  writing at  I the  age of  seventeen  and  published  Minard's Liniment used by Physicians  Hobby���������Honest,  your house?  Tommy���������Honest! An' they're just  alike.  Bobby���������Bui'f. jest (lie same wav, or  nre thev rights and lefls?���������Toledo  13 lade.  [jure,  sweet and gentle emollients  foi  all   purposes  of  (lie   toilet,   bath   and  nursery,   and   for   the  sanative,   anti-  there   twins   at' ---C'Pt"7 cleani-ing of ulcerated, inflamed  i mucous    surfaces.      Putter    Drug    &  C'hem.  Corp.,   Rosion,   U.  S.  A.,  sole  proprietors of the Cuticura Remedies,  will mail free, on request, their latesi  .'Ci-piige Cuticura Bool' on the skin and  hair.  SAVED   IN   HIS OLD AGE  Annapolis, N. S., May M, 190(1.���������T  am over e:ghly venrs of age and have  suffered from Kidney arid Bladder  trouble for fifteen years. I took doctors' medicine but got no help. I  want to thank you far sending mo the  sample box of Gin Pills, which hel[rd  me.  I have taken six boxes of Gin Pil's  altogether, but got relief before T had  . taken near that amount. I had to g t  tip some nights every fifteen minutes  and had to use an iirtiument b-fore T  could urinate. Now T can lie in .'bed  four or five hours without getting up  W. H. PIERCE.  Write National-Drug & Chemical  Co. (Dept. N.U.), Toronto, for free  sample.   Regular size 50c, G for $2.50.  Host (trying to make impression on '  guest)���������"Now,  then, Mary what have  we got here?"  Mary���������"T've'.-forgotten the new  French name you told me to call it,  sir, but it's 'ash I"  but the third president the society has  had In its eutire career. Mr. Hardy's  predecessors wero Tennyson and  George Meredith.  Caller���������"I see you   keep   chickens.  What breed do you cons.dor the In-si?  Suburbanite���������"It's  hard   lo   tell.     I  notice, though, that more of my while! her Ji rat volume, a book of verse, in  Wyandottos aro .stolen than any other i 1S3~>.  '{'1U'-" France can also boast of the oldest  TT .   T7T        ~     !    . . I editor in the world In the person ot M.  Howard���������When   Dr.  Jncision    oper-   ,,     .,,,., ,      ,        ,    ,    i  ated on me he left a pair of surgical i ^ *M,,lilK    '  ������"������ 'u  f.vone years  scissors  in  my  anatomy.    Can   I  sue | of !,������<' ���������>,llts  l"������ Jouruul des  Bcouo-  him for damages? ! mistes   and    writes   largely   for   its  Lawyer���������Defter just    send    him    a, pages,  laige bill for storage.���������Life.- j    o. Frederick Turner, the author, Is  Hoarding Mistress-"Ls there imv-i 'V""'''" *������ lh?fl���������VTB" d"*;hler, ������f  thing wrong with that egg, Mr. FouY- ��������� ^'"f* ("'OS"'lt * ,tl,e1 ":,,1������lish1 a',,or*  |)er? I see von are according it a very. A< Ih'rrow and Oxford, where he was  critical examination." J educated, he gained a reputation as a  Mr.    Fourper���������"Oh,    not ' anything   writer ot amateur stories.  Victor  Hugo  was  a  good   busiuess  man. Oue of his biographers-describes  li  wrong with the egg, Airs. Skimpom.  was   just   looking .for   the   wishbone, i  that's all "  ' him as "the keenest hand imaginable  ,, WORKMEN ARTISTS.  England   Is Showing Some Quite  Re-  markableWork.  A shoit time ago the papers referred  to a wjiiderful .collection of pictures  by German working men which had  been collected by. Dr. Adolf Leven  stein, of Berlin. An article dealing  with these pictures was published in  The Strand Magazine, aud the editor  of that famous monthly invited working men of this country who had devoted tlieir leisure'to drawing and  painting to send specimens of.their  work.  The   lesult  of   the   invitation   was  astonishing.     Hundreds of paintings  and drawings were forwarded by British   worhing-men.    Dozens  of   trades  were  represented, including such diverse occupations as gardener, house-  painter,     lighterman,"    paperhanger,  compositor,   railway   porter,'   weaver,  coal-miner, waiter, and many others.  A selc-ction of these pictures is published   in   the  May   number   of  The  Strand, and the general artistic merit  "is such as to cause one to marvel that  so  much  talent lies hidden amongst  men whose daily' toil secures for them  a wage averaging from  $5 to $G per  week.    The article  published  in The  Strand commences with an initial picture-letter worthy of Walter Crane.   It  has been drawn by H. W. Ford, who  for  eight  years   worked   as  a   bottle-  washer to a firm of;wine merchants,  and   whose   weekly   wage  amounts to  *5.50.  iiut this  humble artist has higher  thoughts than bottle-washing. "Whenever  I  discover a  book like  Burke's  'Sublime and Beautiful'," he suys,'"at  the   lending   library,   I   reckon   life's  worth living.   But you don't get much  sympathy.   Some people imagine Unit  aitistic ecllarmeu,  bricklayers'  labor  ers,   etc.,  are   simply   wasting   their  time.   Keeping pigeons or poultry, or  canvassing for insurance companies in  one's spare time, would, according to  them,  be  much   more sensible.    But  they are narrow-minded,'.that is all."  A shoemaker named Robert Mallett,  earning ,115.50 per week, has executed  a   beautiful   landscape   depicting   the  village of Costessey, near Norwich.' lie  has  never   been  taught painting.    A  sign-writer employed by the gas company  at  Beckton sent in  a realistic  study of a lion.  "The Adoration of the  Shepherds," a striking picture painted by Alfred Bonheur, a house paint-  CRIPPLED f  Suffered Tortures Until "Prult-a-tives"  Took    Away    The  Pain.  Fruit-a-tives," the famous fruit  medicine,- is the greatest' and most  seientuic remedy ever discovered for  ���������Rheumatism'.  "Fruit-a-tives," by Its . marvellous  action on the bowels, kidneys and  skin, prevents'the accumulation of  Uric Acid,- which causes-Rheumatism  and thereby keeps the blood.pure and  Mrs. Walter Hooper, of Hillvlew,  Ont., says: "I suffered from severe  IUicumatism, lost.the use of my right  arm aiid-could not do my work. Noth-'-  ing helped me until I took "Fruit-a-  tives" and this medicine cured me." '  It' you are, subject to Rheumatism,  don t wait until a severe attack comes  on     before     trying     "Frult-a-tives."  Take those fruit tablets now and thus  j prevent the attacks.  "Fruit-a-tives" Is sold by all dealers  at 50c a box, 0 for $2.50, or trial box,  2 5c, or may bo obtained from Fruit-a-  lives. Limited, Ottawa.  Two  Points of View  Wife���������How people gaze at iny new  hat!    I  suppose  they   think  i  have  been shopping in Paris.  Husband���������More likely they wonder  it I ve been robbing a bank.  A SAFE MEDICINE  FOK ALL CHILDREN  The Cookbook.  When making sweet croquettes add  a little sugar to the crumbs in which  the croipiettes are to be rolled.  Leftover mufUtis'.'taste as good as  new if rhey are baked a second time  Reasonable  Hipgs���������Are you  not  indu'ging in  a  good   many  luxuri.s  for one  in your j for a few'.minutes after having, been  position, old man? | dipped in cold water.  Biggs���������Yes, hut great Scott! the no.:  cessities are all so-thundering'high.��������� i  Boston Transcript.  Do not forget that every ten cent  packet of Wilson's Fly Pads will kill  more flies than three hundred sheets  of sticky1 paper. -f  Punch, the famous polo pony, who  carried the late Air. Woodbury Kane  through sir-many strenuous games in  the United States, has just died, at the  age of 45, probably the oldest horse in  the world.  .Chopped almonds aro sometimes added to rhubarb jelly���������the kind of jelly  made wilh gelatin and the sweetened  Juice of the stewed fruit.   If the Jelly  is not too acid serve it with a garnish  | of whipped cream.  I was cured of( Bronchitis and Asth-;     Net!"chute! cheese or tbe old fashlon-  nm by M!NTARD'S LINIMENT. 1 ci\ |jmmMlli,de schiniercase may be col-  lot ������������������)  P   FI 1'lw^t*M0I-'1'J'    | ored a delicate green  with pistachio.  'T was'cured of a severe attack of' ������ ������������ uswl In ra'iifeing anlndsand Is very  Rheumatism bv MINARD'S LINl-: l,r,>lt-v "-Ilcl1 formed Into nests and  MKNT. *     ������������������'   . ; filled with vegetable salad.  Mahone Bay. JOHN'MADER.    I    T was cured  of a sewielv sprained  leg by MINARD'S LINIMENT.  JOSHUA A. WVNACIIT.  Briilgewntor.  .   My j lost on them  parents picked me out, and yours had   to hike you as vou came." _ ,   _    i Current Comment.  The  funeral  of Josef   Bopper,  aged.    eighty-three,   who  died   at  Mitlerner- j    0������e "'ins seems  certain, anyhow-  vakl, in Austria, was attended by his: Roosevelt  escaped   the sleeping sick-  hundred grandchildren,    who   walk.d, ness.���������Cleveland Leader,  two by two behind his cofiin. j    Tho ,���������.i(.e of swUs for tl)3 j.^ rai���������  ,.���������      >r   ,  mi     ���������       " ' on J. 4 shows (hat. while tbe pugilists  ^^l;^r{l^ & ?������ ^.-;ki���������g. -ney does the ta,k-  Francisco, a lady'of his acquaYntance! i"ff--Meni[ihls Commercial Appeal  saw him on day with a cigar box un-i According to Henri Uochefort, there  der his arm, looking in at a shop win-1 are as many forged Benibrandts in  dow. ! this   country   as   there   are  spurious  "Mr. Clemens," she said, "I always   stradivarius fiddles.    And that is go-  see you with.a cigar bjx under your.- ing Soine.-E>lillndelpliIu Inquirer,  arm.     I  am  afraid   vou   are  smoking!     ������ , ...  too much " '     ^������   l*st'c*   l0   ���������'���������'"   "t" consumption.  "It  isn't  that,"  said  Mark  Twain ,' Then at the behest of the-physicians  "I'm moving again." j we learned how to spell and speck' tu-  Ready for Commencement  j Town Topics.  j There should be more breathing  ! siiaces for the statues In Washington  ] They are being crowded by the living  i ���������Washington Post.  berculosls.    Now   tbey  are springing  phi hisis on   us.    We balk.���������Syracuse  Tales of Cities.  in New  Vork's historical parade.on jlet  Keep Minard's Liniment ,in the house.  A great plebiscite on the prohibition  of the liquor traffic throughout the  whole of Sweden has resulted as follows: L For prohibition, 1,700,000;  Against, 12,500.  Switzerland   has   one  postoflice   for  A Chinese   newspaper   is   generally j lllL, ,.��������������������������������������������� of <)uly (uat famous metro-  nnted   on   a   roll,   so   that  the   pur-,      ��������� b ,     ,     R ,        , ���������.  laser may tear it oft as he reads it.    | .... ,.     ,..,,.       . . ~    .    ..  | wit-h. should be given a targe float all  An Always Ready Pi 11. -To those of; l0 ilsolf.-'Culeogo News,  regular habit medicine is of little con. j if cities were enumerated according  cern, but the great majority of men [ to their moral force, gentleness, nature not of regular habit. The worry; urai beauty and womanly loveliness  and cares of business prevent it, and; Houston would make towns like New  Vork or Chicago look like a Montana  mining camp.���������Houston Post.  out of the irregularity of life comes  dyspepsia, indigestion, liver and kidney troubles as a protest. The rundown system demands a corrective  and there is none better than Parmelee's Vegetable Pills. They are  simple in their composition and can  be taken by the most delicately constituted.  Wood fibres are strongest near the  centre of the limb or tree trunk.  English Etchings.  .Mrs. Glow���������Will your daughter fin-; Post-Standard  ish this year? *       |  Mrs.  Hlow���������Oh, yes.   The president i  wiites   that  she   is  the   best  dressed j  girl in the school. ��������� |   j    The Russian city of Riga Is supplied  Man on the Door���������Ticket, sir? I with   subsoil   water   from   ninety-one  "I don't require any ticket. I am wells, which have a daily capacity of  the author of the play. ;     ,mi   ovpr3.0H0.Wl0 cubic feet.  Step right in.   Uhe plav is   Ham-.     .,..,���������  * j    New York city had more arrests for    j violation of the anti-spitting ordinance  Our Neighbors | -11   VM0  "lau   !1"i'   0,UL'r  '"^   lu   "-e  Mrs. Caller-Do vou know thc wo-! UDitcd Sti,t(-,s' ,,avinS tli,cI 2'r'13' wixh  man next door well enough lo speak! WM convictions and $1,930.80 collect-  to? I ed In fines.  In the city of Canton, Chioa, are  such pleasant sounding streets as  Benevolence. Peaea, Bright Cloud, Longevity. Karly I'estowed Blessings,  Everlasting Love, One Hundred Orand-  sous, Refreshing Breezes, Ninefold  Brightness, and so on.  Kitchener Anecdotes.  During the South African War Lord  Kitchener, who has returned to England after eight years' work abroad,  entrusted a certain captain with au  important commission. Unfortunately, the captain's horse cast a shoe.  Hence a disastrous delay. "Very sor-  iy." was the general's sarcastic comment, "but 1 cannot rest my plan of  campaign' on a horse's shoe or an ofli-  cer's caielcssness." Thu3 it is that | "Oh, perfectly," r.c-plied the college  "K. of K." impresses upon his ofli 'graduate. "But���������er���������-do you think the  cers the futility of excuses and the i linn can afford it?"���������Lijjjiiinjott's.  necessity of  being prepared for any- '  The  mothers  whose-little ones  are  ill not only wish for a iiiid.ciiie that  will make their babies betier but one  that positively cannot do riny harm.  Such a medicine is Baby's Own Tablets,    They  are sold  under  the positive guaiantee of a government analyst to contain no opiate, .narcotic or  other harmful drug.   They always do  good;  tiiey cannot possibly do harm  ���������not even to the new born baby. Concerning them Mrs. J. E. K.'Murchiiiid,  tile. Annie-de la Perade, Que., writes:  ���������"J   find Baby's Own Tablets indis-  pcrinible.   As soon as I find one of my'-.  children not feeling well I administer,  the Tablets and  1 am    never disappointed in. the result.   I-would not be ���������  without them and am enclosing tifty  cents for two more boxes."   The Tablets aro sold  by medicine dealers  or  by mail at '2b cents a box from The  Dr.   Williams'   Medicine   Co.,   Jirock-  ville,  Ont.    <i  "I'll give you a position as clerk to  start with," said the 'merchant, "and  pay you what you are worth. 'Is that  satisfactory?"  thing and everything. No man, it is  said, has a greater faculty of estimating a man's capabilities at a glance  But he made a mistake on one occasion.  It was during the Boor War, at  Vredefort Road Station, that lie started fitting out extempore mounted in  fanlry columns. ��������� He determined to  equip and send them into the field al  once. He went to the .waiting-room  to look for officers, and found a: single  Ask for  Minard's and take  no other.  Anticipating the  Fourth  ."One thing sure���������something's going  to pop pretty soon."  ���������'What's tne. answer?"  "Firecrackers."  Better Get Busy  If wc. are indeed here to perfect and.  Mrs. Subbubs���������Well enough ? I  know her too well to speak to.���������Boston  Transcript. '  corps of mounted infantry I have just |   " ���������'   ,.uf ' l1", "   - )fst l)["st"' T'^ W3  raised," said the general/"Very good.  1_s������vpW on W������      V������ <he ^,ne"  sir.   What will my duties be?" "Dor.'       &te'C"i,������11-  my  you know your duties?" "My own-  yes, sir." "Then don't argue. What  is your regiment?" "Blankshircs, sir. '  "What rank?" "Master tailor, sir.'  Kitchener hurriedly  left.  Idle men often get up a row simply  to have'something to do.  During  the year  1909  the  London j *-r!.\1.<j^yt*J91.i,f*i'"  dog catchers caught 44,900 and dis-1 '  patched 21,253. '��������� '  j  How About It?  "Something is wrong with our mod-  House flies are hatched in manure  l        -....uot;    n.^3    iu<;    I1ULVJIICU    in     1IIH1U1IC  every 852 inhabitants; Germany for; mid revelm filth. Scientists have  1,4%; England, 1,873;-Belgium, 5,149; l-discov.red that they are largely re-  Austria, 2,9G5; France, 3,(.03; Spam, {-.sponsible for the spread of tuber-  4,143, and Turkey, 18,315. -|culo.-is,   typhoid,   diptheria,     dysen-  ���������'������������������������������������/:���������; ���������"*  I tt.ry,  and   infantile diseases    of    the  Attacks of cholera and dysentery bowels. For the welfare of your own  come quickly, there seldom being any family, and in the interests of the  warning of the visit. Remedial action public health, you should therefore  must be takenjust as quickly if t:ie use Wilson's Fly Pads, the best of al  patient is to be spared great sufferi g fiy killers, and keep your house free  and permanent injury to the lining from these dangerous and disgusting  membranes of the bowels.   The read-; pests. ,.  test'preparation'for the purpose is Dr. r  ���������   J. D. Kellogg's Dysentery Cordial.   It:.   The Widow���������Oh, sir!   My poor bureau be got at small cost at any drat;'band has'died, and I've cho.-en you to  store or general dealer's, and  it will  officiate at his funeral,  afford  relief  before a doctor  can  be i    The Preacher���������But, madam, I new r!  called. 1 knew your husband.  '    The   Widow���������That's   why   I . choi'e  Smart Boy  "Well, there were only three boys in  school  to-day  who could  answer one  question that the teacher asked    us,"  said a proud boy of eight.  "And 1 hope my boy was ono of the  three," said the proud mother.  "Well, I was," answer, d Young  Hopeful, "and Sam Ham's and Harry  Stone were the other two."  "I am very proud you proved your,  self so good a scholar,   my    son;    it  makes your mother    proud    of    you  What question  did  thu teacher    ask,  Johnnie?"  "Wlio broke the glass in the back  window?"  Sure. Up to date farmers lake more  interest in a squatty automobile.-shed  There are   144,000 boys and  34,000 j than they do in a big barn."  girls of school age regularly employed  In England for money.  Between (he years 1879 and 1908. Inclusive. 8.028 new streets and squares  were formed In London.  Progress and Labor.  A  safe   method  of   firing  shots  iu  mines by electricity has been devised.  ,     A  ten story   building was  built  in  Do you see that man going along i New yorb ,.lty recently iu forty-seren  with his head m the air, sniffing willp wn,.i-im> ,|.,,.c  ins nose?" i v,m^"^ u**>:*"  There is an Inmate of tbe Colchester j the good, pure ozone.'  workhouse. England, who Is ninety-sis j    "*>'������* :hu> hunting for a motor gar-  years of age. one who Is ninety!wo. i "B--'* l beheve. -London Sketch,  twenty-one between eighty and uluety j    Prtltv Mis, ,Jon0!,_A.s r   ,. . a:1 old  and  fifty-three  between  seventy and jia(jy ������������������ tIlis piuct!j i shiil[ haV(, to hilV(J  eighty. i- -... . ���������   ������������������   ���������  Tales of Cities.  "i'es; I know him." I     Jn the Inst ten years as much rice  "1 suppose he beiieves in taking in' nas   l,een   i''*oduced    in   the   United  States as was produced from 1850 to  1900.  A device for signaling to military  balloons at ulght has been fixed on  the lower of the railway station at  Spandau. It consists of a large horizontal wooden ring provided with thirty-eight electric incandesceut lamps.  Two  Factors  The Umpire.  you.���������Cleveland Leader  No  Acrobat  "You should dress according to t!:o  weather," said  the physician.  "I try to," replied the man with a  cold. "But I'm not quick enough to  keep up with the tin l'lii^meter.���������Wil-Ii-  ington Star.  wrinkles    painted    lound    iny    eyes,  cheeks,  arid  mouth.  Brown���������Ah, they will be lines cast  in-'.pleasant   places.���������London   Weekly  Venice bns become, next to Genoa.! ^'Itgraph  the principal Italian port.  Venice Is built on .118 small Islands.      ^ ^  connected by 378 bridges; Amsterdam I tii7it"Vhf7Smith-J  on nearly 100 Islands, connected by al-1 been   broken.       Do   you  know   what! hody.���������Chicago Kecord-IIerald.  most  300 bridges.    Ghent stands on'caused the rupture? ��������� j     President Taft thinks he has a bard  I-aequer���������Ves, it was caused by two, job. but he might m umpire the nest  world's  series  games.���������Atlanta Journal.  - i    Silique���������I  was  surprised    to    hear  : ! ������-.,..!    .1...    C'.-.:.l.    I   Be kind to the umpire.   Remember  ones 'engagement 'imd; }lu\[ Ue���������.h��������� 'o.-h-cide agulnst sotno-  2(1 islands, joined hy 270 bridges,  Previous to Jan. 1, 1909. there were! s������nu-t*'*ieoua discoveries made by the  twelve  automobile  manufacturer  in j-1^;1;,0_Two simuUimR,)US    disC0V.  Detroit, with n capitalization of 5i.8to,-  (;n'(>sy   W'hat were they?  000.    DnrliiK the year of 1909 twenty-!    Lacquer���������The ' discovery    that    her  fiance  was short of money  and    the  Famous Miniatures Found.  A curious discovery of valuable miniatures has been made at .West"Bad-  don,-near liugby. For some years an  elderly lady,"Miss Fouquier, a 'descen  dant of a Huguenot family, had lived with a shepherd .and his wife, and  when'she died a few weeks ago it was  found she had bequeathed her belongings to the couple. , The goods were  not thought to be worth more than  $100, but it is reported that when tlri  cupboard of the ancient writing cabinet was opened a rare collection of  miniatures was discovered/all of famous artists, as .well as fine old print*  and antique china piec������3 of rare  value. They will'bring in a decent  fortune for the shepherd and his wife  when they are put up for sale.  Wooed   With   Music.  Among the Ydo Midos, one of the  many Burmese-Tartar people, the  young men woo their wives absolutely without words, but to the sound of  music. On tlie first day of winter they  have a great feast, at which all the  marriageable girls gather and listen  to the .music-made by the bachelors,  who sit under the "desire tree," each  playing his favorite instrument. As  the maiden he loves passes him the  youth plays louder and more feelingly. I-H  If the girl ignores him and passes on  he knows that she will have none of  him; if she steps up to him and lays  a   flower    upon    the   instrument   he  KIDNEYS WRONG?������������������   If they are you are in danger.  When through weakness or disease the kidneys fail to filter the  impurities from the blood, trouble  comes at once. Backache,'Rheumatism, Sciatica, Gravel, Diabetes, Gall Stones and the deadly  Bright's Disease are some of the  ��������� results of neglected kidneys. Dr.  Morse's Indian Root Pills contain  a most effective diuretic which  strengthens and stimulates the  kidneys so that they de their work  thoroughly ancl ��������� well.   Try  DR. MORSE'S  INDIAN    ROOT    PILLS  m  Vi  one n-w companies, with a capitalization of $-1,000,000, began the manufacturing of automobiles In Detroit  After Sunday School j  Willie���������"Did you hear that hoy j  swear, Johnny, when I told him to go:  away?"  Johnny���������".Vo.   (Q icily persuasive), f  Tell  'im to go away again ��������� nn' I'll  is ten."    ���������  Science Sittings.  discovery that she was sh'oit of love!  When tlie old lady appeared at tin  big door of the life saving station, tlici  New York Tribune s iy.s, she regi.rcl d|  the rough waters   of    tlie   hay    with  frightened eyes.  "Isn't something being done for that  which lie decides a controversy wlth-  [ out occupying months lu hearing evl-  j deuce.-Washington Star.  Germany's aerial nnvy already contains fourteen vessels.  All   the   huge   match   factories   of  "Oh,  that's  aii  light, ma'am,"  re-i Q-*rmnvy have pooled their Issues uu-  plied a inan in oil-sklns.   "We've sentj ������<*r '"' iif-'reenii'iil binding until 1920.  Venus Is the brightest of all the stars  and comes the nearest to us of nil tlu      . ���������     .-���������      planets.   Only the moon Is ever nearer'"'"I'i''   distress?"  she anxiously  de-  the earth. | niandeil, poiiiting seawari'  The string of beads of light sometimes seen for several seconds after  n flash of lightning Is due to thc incandescence of the air.  The canal theory of Alars Is opposed  by   the   Swedish   savant , Arrhenlus,,    xviotlicr "��������� If    vru    i ���������        IM .     r'  who thinks the phenomena observed; 3W(l(U. t!mt.ni ,,0v��������� Bet'a'fool iiryouri "  s"111 ������*������lft    Thirty wells In  11)09  are huge clefts in the surface of thflj house." j yielded  crude oil   to  the amount of  1,1,1 wt '     .Vt''!!H''t0,r.T'i'-'i>l0"!Sr! l?U' "l',t flowi.ii'i lia.^IS loiKH nf _.2()4 tuich.  'em a line to come to shore."  "Goodness me!" exclaimed the lady.  "Were they waiting for a formal invitation?"  Mother���������"If  jumps up, grasps her by the hand,  ,,., ��������� . .   ,   ���������        taking care not to drop the flower, und  'j ho oaseball umpire Is n delight to   U)ey ������0 awnv together.  many people, owing to the manner In  '��������� .   '  Distilery In Bath Room.      ,  Raiding    premises    iu   a   crowded  neighborhood of  Belfast, Ireland, the  other day, the polico found an illicit  still iu the bath-room in full working  order,   together   with   a   quantity   of  spirits, and a second still was found  in  another  room.    The front of tho  premises  was fitted  up as n grocer's I  shop.   The gas used for the still was j  drawn direct Irom the main, and net [  through a meter.   The amateur dis  tillers were lined $500 each.  German Gleanings.  Anybody who wears a hatpin in the  streets or public places of Hanover,  Prussia. Is liable under the law to arrest and Hue.  Genua uy Is n petroleum producer on  Warren, Ont.  Feb. 11th.  "I had a horse that  had a Spavin for a  long time and I had  tried nearly every kind of medicine  when a neighbor told me to u������e  Kendall's Spavin Cure, which I did  and it acted wonderfully."  -M. ROSENTIIAX,.  Kendall's  Spavin Cure 1> no  untried experiment, but Is thc world's  standard remedy for all Swellings,  Soft Bunches and I.flmcuess iu horse  and man',  Used the world over for 40 years.  Ercry farmer, stockman, expressman,   livery  proprietor  and  horse  owner    generally   should   keep    it  always on hand, '���������������������������'.  $1. a hottle-6 for ?3.   Ask your  dealer for free copy of our book "A  Treatise On The Horse"���������or write us  DR. B. J. KENDALL CO.   56  Enosburg Falls,    -    Vermont-  London Shop Clerks.  The London employer in hiring a  shop clerk  insists on  an agreement  that the latter shall not g������ into bust  Shoe Boils, Capped  Hock, Bursitis  are hard to cure, yot  Tho Colored Supplement  writing.   I'd like to give your promise  r          ,                    ,, .        ,,      .     ,.to Kobort. as a wedding present,"  iMirnged over something   tho   local!   '  newspaper had  printed 11 bout him, ,a 1    The so-called "daylight .sav'ng" plan  *!.'..'I'i'1' ,Krri!.H.l'-L..l!:!..!ki! -���������_������f!'?_0 ���������**!1,!,H !'(,('���������n.,fo"'.1(I to woik well in the h'g  .search of the responsible ropo'tor.     1 plant, of the American Bank Nole ���������,m.  Only twenty-two persors were kilhd  by motor cars in-the streets of Louden  last year.  _    Who are you? ' he demanded, glar- pany j��������� Ottawa, according to the rwuJ He Was Rich  mg at  the editor,  who was  also the ���������ger,   The scheme is simply that the!    Smith-Did your uncle din happy?  main stockholder. big printing company starts an hour    Jones*-!    didn't    notion   him,    hut  I m tlie newspaper,    was the ca.m or so earlier in  the momji" in  thel '-'Vf-ryhody elie seouied v.ry hap y.  And who are you?   lip next, inqmr. afternot/.i, g.ving employees a. olwuicc     "I never knew hut, thre- or four ner.  .��������� I; Urmng his reaentfu   ga/.e on the or rcereution before nightfall.     The! sons who  wen   ron ly    literary       .  0  the wat'Tlc   haJet     Cl0,l"B U ". '"'l 8lr"ck tl,(i "'������������������'������������"������ror*. of   they hored  ���������,o.������-PnrHO,   T \n .  ������",!,     ���������"s.1,!.l'nf .    .��������� 'sf-   '"I  ������h 'i good one, and eighty-     ��������� "  ness for himself or enter'the employ    ffi.1^^^ ftt.}������\**&%;  Of   another   Wlttllll   a   certain   distance     tho hulr.Cures any pnfroriwolllnc  Hor������������e������n  rudius and within a.certain time limit    b������,*'"''<������k'"������������������b^  alter leaving bis employer.  Me?" rejoined tho darky, grinning  from ear to ear. "Ah guesa Alt's de  cull'ed Hitpplenirmt,"  ���������. -iglity-  nine concerns, employing six thou-  snrul hands, have agreed to try it until  the full.  , In Now South Wales over two million acres of land have been mainlined  through irrigation.  Just the Same  The bride-to-be had the air of one  who is unreconciled    to   t'ui existing  state of affairs.   "Ci.n't we take a wed-  ding  trip,    as    we'd    planned?"    she]  asked, plaintively.  "Not just now," said the young  man, "on account of my partner's ill.  ll'i'SS."  "I thought it would he Hitch fun,  tnki'g that six days' ra!hwty journey!" she .sighed.  "Well, now, see here," said the  young mini. "If we take the flat I  looked at yesterday, it'll he just the  snino as living in a miloon carriage,  except that tho scenery won't cliunge."  ABSOKRINE, JR., {mankind, 11,00 bottlo,)  For Bolls, Ilrnltes, Old Sorts, Swolllnji, Qollrt,  Vsrlcrms Volns, Varlconltlon. ,A!l������y������ Pain.  W. F. YOlMn, P.D.F., 137 Timpls St.. Sprlnitltls. Mats,  I.VaiNS Lid., Bonlr..l, C>n>dl������ iftU.  Ilia furnished by Mirtln Bole $ Wynnt Cs,, Wlnnisig;  Tlie National Drug a Chemical Co., Winnipeg lid Calgary:  and Heoderuo Bris. Co. lid,, Vaaciuvir.  Thi$ 15 th.  Time to  Organize  tnttruments, Drums, Band Music, Etc.  EVERY TOWN CAN HAVE A BAND  LowoHtprleoH over <|iiotocl. KJnocntaloKiio,  ovor COO Illustration', untied ffeo, VVritoug  r'ur luiythfncr In Muse or Mcslcnl Instrumen's,  WHALEY, ROYCE _ CO., Limited  Toronto, Out., and Winnipeg, Mun.  W. N. U., No. 799.  ___BR_8M3_ri!  -",7. ..""������������������*,  THE   LEDGE,   GREENWOOD,   BRITISH  COLUMBIA.  .'���������r>  LOADED BLACK  EOWDER SHELLS  THS RED  BRAND  TBAOe MARK REO. IN U. S. PAT. OFF.  Shoot Strong^and Evenly,  Are Sure Fire,  Will Stand Reloading.  They Always Oct The Game.  For Sale  Everywhere.  ;'     ^-A.mong the  Freaks  "I wonder,'' growled the Circassian  beauty, "why the manager always  comes to see mc when he is drunk."  "Probably thinks you're a snake  charmer," chortled tho ossified man.  Minard's Liniment Cures    Colds, "etc  * -  It's the natural bravery of a widow  that- makes her want to take another  chance.'.  O_o_ly stops eoujhs, ���������*_������������������ oolda, fae_a  f_s>  throat and   lunga, -   -   -  M Mats.  ;:'    v Unfit  Boggs���������"I know a man who joined  the navy ancl he can't' swim."  iScroggs���������"That's nothing. I know  a man who went up iu a balloon and  can't fly."  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  moBt" delicate can take them without feeling the revulsion that follows 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.  '���������'I hear you are married, Chloe."  "Yes'in; I's married."  "Are you happily married, Chloe?"  "Oh, yes'in; I's happily married;  Sam gets me lots of washin'!"���������Yon-  kers , Statesman.  Quick  Lunch   Persiflage  "Tea   or   coffee'?!', .demanded   the  bustling waitress.  He  smiled   benignly.      "Don't  tell  me; let me guess," he "whispered.  Many people have receding 'gums:  Rub Hamlins Wizard Oil on gums  and stop the decay; chase the disease  germs with a mouth wash of a few  drops to a spoonful of water.   .  "Came into  fortune,  did he?"  "Yes,  a  big one."  "What's he.doin' these days?"  "He has become interested in settlement work."  "Well, that ought to keep him occupied for a while; he was in debt  to everybody."  Whether the corn be of old or new  growth, it must yield to Holloway's Corn  Cure, the simplest and best cure offered  the public.  To'veer, how    vain!    Oh,   onward  strain, "  Brave barks! in light, in  darkness  -   too!  Through winds and tides one compass  guides���������  To. that and your own   .selves  be  true.  ������___T������topi concha, ������*"���������* ������oM������. has*  KTt_ro������t*nd  lt_*_ .','.   ���������  M ������������������������_  Anyway, you never see a man wearing his diamond collar button at the  back of his neck. ���������   - .  When Hall Caine Hit Back  ' "Hall Cairie is' the most abused  .writer in the world," said a New York  -publisher. "He gets nothing but  grills''and roasts when he brings out  one of those, melodramatic novels or  plays of liis that'sell so amazingly  Veil."  "Yes; .-the('critics roast Hall Caine,  but he, too, ��������� will often roast the  critics. One night'"here in New York  at'a dinner attended by all our best  critics, the little man rising to a  toast, pushed back the thin auburn  hair -from his protuberant brow and  said:   ,  - "Dear me, what a lot of critics  thero "are here. ' It requires very little  ability to find fault. ��������� That is why,  I presume, there are so many of you  gentlemen."���������New York Sun.  Burn   Caused  Open   Sore  Zam-Buk, Worked  a Wonderful  Cure.  Sometimes a bad burn,, a deep cut,  ,or some similar injury sets' up a more  'permanent injury, in the form of an  open'discharging sore. In such cases  Zam-Buk- will be found of unequalled  value.  Mr. J.J Nixon, of 001 William Ave.,  Winnipeg, a blacksmith at the C.P,R.  shops, .had his foot badly burned by  seme molten metal falling upon it.  He says: ."The .burn was a, very bad  one, and after the first few' days it  left an open sore, which showed marked signs of blood-poisoning. It discharged freely and caused me terrible' agony. For three weeks I suffered acutely and could get no ease  At last I obtained a preparation from  the doctor, which seemed to stop the  discharging and made me quite hopeful, but finally the wound became as  bad as over.  "I was then.advised to use Zam-  Buk, and from* thc first application  the. balm gave me relief. The inllam-  . ma tion was thoroughly checked, and  the poisonous matter cleared away  in a very short time after beginning  with Zam-Buk. Healing then began  and in less than two weeks the  wound was thoroughly healed."  ,One of thc main lessons of this case  lies right here���������try Zam-Buk first for  any injury, sore, ' skin disease cr  wound: It is equally good for piles,  blood-poisoning, festering wounds,  chaps, cold sore's, children's eruptions, scalp soies, varicose ulcers,  chilblains, etc. All druggists ancl  stores sell at 50c. box or post free  from Zam-Buk Co., Toronto, upon receipt of .price.-. You are warned  against harmful substitutes ancl inferior preparations, which yield a  bigger, margin of profit and are sometimes pushed as being "just as good. '  Nothing is just as good.  If a girl can have a pretty face she  is willing to fix up her mind later.  A bottlo of Bickle's Anti-Consumptive  Syrup, taken according to directions, will  subdue a cough in a short, time. This assertion can be verified by hundreds who  have tried it and are pleased to bear testimony to its merits so that all may know  what a splendid medicine it is. It costs  you only 25 cents to join the ranks of the  many who have been benefited by its use.  Some men are easily rattled and  some are hard'to shake.  PILES CURED IN 6 TO 14 DAYS  Your ' druggist will refund money if  PAZO OINTMENT fails to cure any  case of Itching, Blind, Bleeding or  Protruding Piles in 6 to 14 days.   50c.  Only a. fighter or a runner can afford to call a man a liar.  Lots of people marry in haste and  repent immediately.  ffT^J^������^'|f|^M_^.M'il_  tfiilfb-Affl  Often  N**>wl   a l������������������ve-bu* yeu cannot be too  uniioren -uiren neea careful what you give them> Hj^  purgatives Injure the bowels and pave the way for  Hfe-lorig troubles.   The new ���������"  evacuant in  ____,..Mjgg_JtleifllJf|IiTi nu __ mam t_Hr������'  does the work most  effectively without Irritating the bowels  or causing any discomfort.   The children like them fo.r they taste  like candy.   One of the most popular of the NA-DRU-CO preparations.  .  25c a. box.   If your drujelit has not yet stocked thorn, send 25c and w������ will mall thatn. 20_  National Dni| mad Chemical Company of Canada, Limited.    ' ���������       ���������       Montreal  Mark Twain's Fake Speech  "Among the many pranks of Mark  Twain's journalistc days," said a Virginia city editor, "was the concoction  of a speech that was put upon a famous senator. The senator had attended a Virginia City banquet, but had  not spoken. He had a sore throat. A  brother from a rival paper reached  thc banquet late. 'What did the senator speak about?' the newcomer whispered to Mark Twain. 'He made a  very interesting speech on the potato,'  was the reply. 'The potato, eh?  That's odd. Let's have the points,  will you?' 'With pleasure,' said Mark  Twain, and he dictated a half column  that the reporter duly printed the  next morning, as the distinguished  senator's valuable contribution to  agricultural science. The speech began like this: 'Ladies and gentlemen,  had it been my lot to be born and  reared in Ireland, where my food  would have principally consisted of  the potato���������that most salubrious and  nutritious root���������I should now be, instead of the poor, infirm, stunted creature you see before you, a tall, stout  athletic man, able to carry an enormous weight."  When   I   Get  There  When I get time I'm going to write  A poem great and fine;  I'll pour my very heart and soul  Into its every line.  It shall be called my masterpiece,  By it I'll stand or fall;  Ancl in the ages yet to come  It will be praised by all.  I've studied deep of,human life;  I've sought the ways of men,  And all because I want to draw  Them with my sharpened pen.  I want to sway the plastic world  By thoughts and words sublime;  And try to make it better, too,  And will���������when 1 get time.  Alas!   Tho years have come and gone,  And each succeeding day  Has added cares already wrought,  And time has slipped away.  The masterpiece I fain would write,  I fear will be but rhyme;  Because the more of years I live  The less I have of time.  What  Would   Be   Left?  An education authority sub-committee was examining a class in a  school. One of thc members undertook to sharpen up the scholars' wits  by putting the following question:  "If I had a mince- pie and gave  two-twelfths lo Harry, and should  keep half the pie for myself, what  would there be left?"  There was a profound study among  the boys, but finally one lad held up  his hand as a signal that he was  ready,to answer.   ���������  "Well, sir, what would 'there be  left? Speak aloud, so that all can  hear," said the committee man.  "The plat-a!" shouted thc hopeful  fellow.  He was excused from answering  any more questions.  Milked  Her Dry  A farmer who had recently bought  a vacuum cleaner met a friend of his  and persuaded him to go home and  see it work. The farmer said-it would  clean anything. In front of the house  was a dirty cow. The friend humorously suggested that the cow be given  a dose of the cleaner. A few clays afterwards the friend met the farmer  and said:  "Did you ever try your vacuum  cleaner on the cow!"  "I did," laconically replied the  farmer.  "What happened?" asked the  friend.  "Milked her dry, begum!" said the  farmer.  Value of Laughter  A famous doctor once said, "En-,-  courage your child to be merry and  to laugh aloud; a good, hearty laugh  expands the chest and makes;the  blood bound merrily along. Commend  me to a good laugh���������not to a little,  sniggling laugh, but to one that'will  sound right through the house; it  will not onlv do your child good, but  will ��������� be a benefit to all who hear,  and be aiv important means of f driving the blues away from a dwelling.  Merriment is very catching and  spreads in a remarkable manner, few  being able to resist the contagion.  A hearty laugh is delightful harmony,  indeed, "it is the best of all music."  More Water Used .-,'"'���������.'  A writer in a New York paper notices a marked change in thc habits  of Londoners, and records the impression thus: Ten years ago, if you went  into any restaurant or hotel in London and swept your eye over the  tables at lunch time or during dinner,  you would see that the principal  things thereon were liquids in various colors in bottles ancl glasses, beer,  hock, red wine, sherry, champagne  and port. But if you go into any restaurant now you will find that the  principal burden of the tables besides  thc various dishes consists of carafes  of water, still or bubbling.  Gastronomy  A Frenchman ancl a Belgian were  discussing the. best method of eating  woodcock.  "I hang the woodcock up on a  nail by the beak and fasten some  larks on to its claws," said the  Frenchman. "After a week I throw  away the woodcock and eat the  larks, which by that time have' absorbed all the flavor of the woodcock." ���������  "I do the same," replied the Belgian, not to be outdone, "except that  I throw away the larks as well as the  woodcock and then eat the nail."  Where   Silence   is  Golden  A tourist called at an inn in Donegal and ordered a roll and butter and  some tea. It was brought, and on cutting the roll ho found a black beetle  in the middle.  "Here!" he called to the waiter,  "Take this and show it to the proprietor."  "I wouldn't be afthcr showing it to  the propriethor, if I were you, sor,"  said Pat. ��������� . .  "Why not?" inquired' the tourist.  "Terrible mane, man the proprietor  is, sor, shure, he'll-be chargin' ye for  a mate tay."  Minard's   Liniment- Cure's   Garget   In  Cows  Thorn's  always   room  at  the   top���������  and still more at the bottom.  It Testifies for Itself.���������Br. Thomas' Eclectric Oil needs- no testimonial of its  powers 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, well know that the  medicine proves itself and needs no  guarantee., This shows why this Oil is  in general use.  It's possible to convince a man  against his will, but a woman���������never.  *****************  4 *  * MAKE       TEETHING *  * PAINLESS *  * ���������  ������������������ *  * Teething 'time is always a *  *. time of anxiety to mothers. At  .*  * this  time  baby becomes cross, *  * restless    and    nervous.      His *  * gums pain-him, he is troubled'*  * with constipation or diarrhoea, *  * spasms,    colic  or  convulsions. *  * His little life is in danger, un- *  * less   a medicine  is  given  him ,*  * to keep.his stomach sweet and *  * pure and his   bowels   regular. *  * Such   a   medicine   is    Baby's *  * Own    Tablets-.    Nothing    can *  * equal them during   the   teeth- *  * ing- period.    They- have lessen- *  * ed the worries of thousands of *  * mothers.   Among them is Mrs. ,*  * W.  A.   Yeadon; Halifax,  N.S., *  * who writes:���������"I  have used  no *  * other medicine    for   baby but *  * Baby's    Own    Tablets   .and   I *  * would  not  be    without ��������� them. *  * Last summer baby was greatly _ *  * troubled with his teeth until I *  * gave  him  the Tablets.      They *  * helped  him  ancl  now  he  is   a *  * big  healthy child."   The Tab- *  * lets are sold-by medicine deal- *  * ers or ut 25 cents a box irom *  * The    Di-'.'  -Williams'  Medicine *  * Co., Brockville, *Ont. *  *��������� *  ************,*****  A  man enjoys  comfort much  more  than "righteousness.  "Why don't you get . married,  Peter?" asked an acquaintance of an  old darky.  "Why, bress you." was the answer.  "1'sc got an oie mudder, an' I has'  to do fo' her, sah, an' if I don't buy  her shoes an' stockin's she don't git  none. Now, if I was ter git married  I'd had to buy 'em fo' my wife, an'  dat'd be' takin' de shoes an' stock  in's right out o' mv mudder's mouf!"  SOME OUTLANDISH1 NAMES.'  .i ... '  Bible Society Report Tell-; of Riddles  Confronting Translators.  ' Some of the riddles than,have to be  solved before the, Bible can be translated into remote and barbaric tongues are cited, in that annual wonder  book, the popular illustrated report  of the British and Foreign Bible Society, the 1909-10;edition of which has  just been issued.'���������How, for example,,  can you find a name for "lamb"  among the inhabitant's'' of- some island where,the-only .quadrupeds are'  pigs and rats? How.can you render,  "whiter than -mow" in the dialects of  West-Africa,-where snow is utterly  unknown. ,  Occasionally the difficulty is one of  sheer space, , Lengua, the speech of  an Indian tribe in 'Paraguay, which  has been-furnished during the'past  year with the Gospel according to St.  Mark, is so unwieldly that the word  eighteen can only be ��������� represented  thus: "Sohogemek-wakthla-mok-emi-  nik-antanthlam." Literally- translated that means, ' "Finished my  hands,-pass to my other foot���������three,"  for finger and toes serve as units.  The word for butter 'in Lengua is,  ." Waitky-anamankukingninik-ikpith-  muk"���������which means, literally, "the  grease of the juice of the udder of tho  cow."  In New Guinea the translator wanted the proper ' idiom for "far be it  ���������from me to do this thing," so he consulted an intelligent catechumen.  "Yes," replied the catechumen, "I  understand" exactly.' We have_ the  precise idiom; we say, 'May I speak  to my mother-in-law before I will do  this thing?'" For in that land of  strange taboos one of the unpardonable, sins is for a man-to open his  li] j to his wife's mother.  ��������� During the past year the.Bible So-(  ciety - issued 6,620.000 copies of the  Bible or of parts of the Bible, . including translations into six additional languages bearing the outlandish names of Ongom, .Namau,  Houailou, Ponerihouen, Fiu, and  Eagii. Each of these languages has  been reduced to written fjrm expressly for this, purpose.  For the subjects of the Emperor  Menelik a complete New Testament  has at last been published in Tigrin-  ya, a Semitic language spoken by 3,-  000,000 people in the Tigre province  of Abyssinia; while the-Korean Bible  rapidly . approaches completion. In  Braille type for the blind new books  of the Bible were_omplcted last year  in Welsh, Spanish, 'Italian, 'Gujarati,  and two forms-- of colloquial Chinese.  There are now in existence thirty-one  versions in embossed type for the  blind which the society has helped to  provide.  Radium   Isolated.  Hitherto the metal known as radium  has'been'certain salts with a radium  basis, such as bromide and chloride;  pure metallic radium has not been  known.  The isolation of pure* radium has  been accomplished by means of electricity, as the" result of the unremitting labor of-Madame Curie and her  co-laborer, M. Debierne. Thus isolated radium appears as a white metal which alters rapidly when it comes  in contact with the air, changing  from white to the condition of black  oxide. It burns paper, energetically  decomposes water, and adheres firmly to iron.  This is'about all that is known so  far of this mysterious metal. The investigators had only'-one decigram of  radium salt to" work with But since  they sealed the precious metal in a  tube as soon as they succeeded in  isolating it, they will be able to study  it at leisure.  ���������Jf  #���������  Two Scotchmen were out walking on  a warm day. Coming to a burn they  decided lo go for a wade. When they  had removed their boots and socks,  one of them* glancing at his companion's feet,"exclaimed in awed tones:  "Mights* me, Jock, ver feet are gey  dirtv!"       ���������  "Hoot. Sandy, mon/' responded  Jook, "ye-nmuna forget _ Ah'm two  vears older than you."  tecistfpa____;  ! By Cuticura Remedies  I'ThcCuticura treatment has abso-  . lutcly cured me and family of eczema  ! which I, my wife and two-year-old  f child had for eight months. .It started  .with small piniples on the head of my  : child which gradually broke out in  Bores, and it was riot long before I  and my wife got the same.  Our heads  were one mass of sores, wc could not  sleep and tlio .itching.was terrible.  We suffered for eight months.   Wo  tried different kinds of ointments and  medicine but it did us no good and  ! goon it began to-.break out. on our.  bodies until a friend who had the  game trouble told mc about Cuticura  of which 1 used two sets 6f Cuticura  ; Soap, Cuticura Ointment and Cuticura Resolvent, and I was surprised...  After tho. first few days our heads  began to heal and in two months wo  ���������wore absolutely cured of this terrible  eczema."' ,.    -  (Signed).EuaENE I-OTrnorr,  5S1 Ralph St., Brooklyn, N.Y.  ��������� No stronger evidence than this could bo  given of the. success and economy of thc  Cuticura ltemedlcs-In the.treatment of  torturing, disfiguring .humors of tlie skin  'end scalp, of Infants, children and adults.  iSold throughout tlio world. Send to Potter Drug & Chew. Corp., Boston, U. 8. A.,  -.(or free 32-page Cuticura book on treatment of skin and scalp diseases. ,  "How is lhe new filing system?  Success?" asked the agent of the merchant to whom he had sold a "system" a few days before.  "Great!" said  tho merchant.  "Good!" said the agent, rubbing  his hands.   "And how is business?"  "Business?" echoed tho merchant.  "Oh, we have stopped business to,attend to the filing system."  ���������this iiBC.up:,  More people would b������ satisfied to  take things as thoy come were it rot  for tlie fact that most of the things  that come are not worth waiting for.  A Faithful Elephant. ,  A naturalist tells an anecdote of an  Indian elephant which is one of the  best proofs of the sense of the animal j  and of its power of communicating  its thoughts. An elephant was order, i  ed to drag a tree which proved too |  heavy for its strength. It was urged  and excited to continue its efforts till  the poor animal broke the chain by  which it was fastened arid ran- away.  All supposed it had escaped to the,  jungle, where it would mix with the  wild elephants and be seen no more.  But iu about an hour this faithful  and sensible servant of man returned, accompanied by two other elephants, and by their united strength  the tree was easily Temoved. The  other elphants disappeared after the  work was done, and the wise tame  elephant, remained.  An Amazing Apparition.  In connection "with one of" the parties given by the widowed Countess  of Ancaster a "strange story is told.  It was in 1893, and one of the guests,  a lady who had just arrived, said,  "I've just seen Sir' George Try on on  the stairs. He .looked..yery strange'  and white, .and did "not speak." But  Sir George' Tyron was' then in the  Mediterranean engaged in manoeuvres, and the lady was so informed.  She persisted, however, that it was  Sir George whom- she saw, for she  knew him extrtmely well. The next  day came the terrible news of the  Victoria and Camperd.own, and the  admiral's tragic-fate.  Last of Birnam Wood.  Near Dunkeld, in the Highlands of  Scotland, is liirnam, Macbeth's country. .There one may see two great  trees standing on the banks of tho  Tay, which are said to be at least  1,000 years old and among the few  which remain of the original Birnam  wood. These .two trees, a sycamore  and an oak, are large eriouth of themselves to have provided a goodly  army with branches, and the trunks  measure, at the. ground, fifteen feet  in diameter. :.-   ���������  Lydia E.Pinkham's Vegetable Compound Cured Her. .  Toronto,'Canada,H'I shall endeavor;  to describe to you how I felt before I  began takingLydiaE.Pinkham's Vegetable Compound. I -scarcely knew  what it was to be well." I had awful  bearing-downpains  and usually before  mymonthlyperiods  I suffered terribly  and had to go to  bed. I was not able  to walk across the  ���������floor the pain was .  so bad. I doctored  for a long time, but  the doctor's treat'  ment did not dome  anygood.Igave'up  all hopes of ever  , being well again  until one day my husband saw the Compound advertised in the .paper: He  decided to get me a .bottle, and I am  thankful hedid. ,I had not taken one  bottle before I began to feel better,  and I kept on taking it until now! am  a different woman. It also helped me  during maternity and childbirth. I  can thoroughly recommend your "Vegetable Compound to any woman who  is afflicted with female troubles."���������  Mrs. J. M.Tweed ale, 138 Nassau St., _  Toronto, Canada.  The success of Lydia ���������.��������� Pinkhain s  Vegetable Compound, made from roots  and herbs, is unparalleled. It may he  used with perfect confidence by women,  who suffer from displacements, inflammation, ulceration, fibroid tumors, irregularities, periodic pains, backache,  bearing-down feeling, flatulency, indigestion, dizziness, or nervous prostration.'*' -        '.'"---  DR. WINTERS  Cures all chronic diseases. Write  him.    His valuable    advice   will  .cost you nothing.    .  BOX 216.      NEW  YORK  CITY.  REST ARD HEALTH TO MOTHER AND CHILB  Mm, Wimilow** Boothino Syrup baa r������������e������  ������ed for over SIXTY YEARS by'MIU,IOM������|- J  MOTHBR8 for their CHILDREN WHILE  TEKTHINO, with PERFECT SUCCESS., tl  BOOTHEa the CHILD, SOFTENS tlie GUMS.  ALLAYS all PAIN CURES WIND COLIC. ana  la the b������it remedy for DIARRHOEA. It la air.  ���������olutely harmlest. Be sure and able tor "Mrs.  Winilow'a Soothing; Syrup," and take ao othci,  kind.   Twenty-fire cento a bottle  RAILROAD -EMPLOYMENT.  Positions Guaranteed Competent Men  MEN WANTED-Age 18*to 35,- for,Firemen  $100 monthly, and Brakemen $80, on al)  Canadian Hnilroads. Experience unnecessary. No strike. Promotion to Conductor!  or Engineers, $150 to S200 monthly.  Railroad Employing Headquarters  Over 500  men sent  to  positions  monthly  State age; send stamp.  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To buy tfi'j ware Is   fo get tne  utmost service 3���������i saf'j'atl'on���������  lie heaviest triple plate��������� -'  "Silver Plate that Wean"  Best tea sets, plates, bowls,  tic, irt marked  MERIDEN BRIT* CO.  SOLD   BY    LKADIKG    DEALERS  Here's a Home  That  Can Use.  HOME DYEING has  always  been more or .  less of a difficult undertaking- Not so when  you uss  wmm  IONE"������'������ALLKINDS<*'������>oo������B  Send tor Sample  Ctrd and Story  Booklet 90  The JOHNSON-  RICHARDSON  CO.. Limited,  Montreal. Can.  '      JUST THINK OF IT I  With DY-O-LA you can coloreither Wool,  Cotton, Silk or Mixed Goods Perfectly with  the SAME   Dye.     No chance of using- the  WRONG Dye for the Goods you have to color.  A Problem In Theology.  Mr. Frank Fox,in,his book, "Australia," describes the religion of the  aborigines as "a species of "devil worship." "The good spirits���������of the existence of whom" they had some vague  notions���������did not. in their opinion,  call for much attention, since, being  good, they would d-> nobody any  harm. But the evil spirits, of whom  there were many'terrifying varieties,  had to be conciliated.'-  The Way of It  "We'will never give lip," said the  South American military, leader.  "Give up what?*' asked' tlie coldly  practical, man.       ..      ;, ;    ���������   '  And after a moment of reflection the  military leader candidly' replied:  "Anything we can get our hands on."  ���������Washington Star.  No Hope for Him  Visitor���������"Don't you think it pu=-  sible that a pardon nmy he procurrd  for the .poor man? His offency wns  not great, and' further confinement  will kill him." -  Warder���������!Tm afraid it is impos-  .siblc. The crime 'lie committed was  not sufficiently atrocious to interest  the public in his.case."  "So Stocldmg has been on tlu'  street, litis lie? What is he speculating on?"  "Just'at present, Ibelieve, he is  speculating on;,how much longer he  will be on the street."  t.'l.-1 '\-*,-Vvi,<-*^'.v.-.t,t:S.;;������i-;,i.'."Tt  la  -*-*.,,..... t'.'.r.. .i....���������  *W. N.  U.,  No. 833.  "sn^aggawr^HWs������?iigwiara'r ���������>"���������-'*<w'|w.������w^  ?,������,������������.������ i������;'.n:iiMgmv������_^ *^v^___i_____������_:^S^  * -*r������w*"-^^  WMrt-ftfiSV  rassss^m  **xj^?r3&mm  psKKSSMSH  THE   LEDGE,   GREENWOOD,   BEITISH   COLUMBIA".  the  Union  Hotel  Eholt, B. C.  COMFORTABLE  HOSTELRY  John   JVIcKellaP  Proprietor.  nelson, 0. 0.  W. C. VVKLI.S, Proprietor.  First-class in everything.  Steam heat, electric light,  private baths. Telephone  in every room. First-class  bar and barber shop.  'Bus meets all trains.  GRAND CENTRAL   HOT_Li   Opposite Postoffice, NELSON, B. C.  American and European Plans.  H. H. PITTS, Prop.  CENTRAL HOTEL  PHOENIX.  The Nearest Hotel to the Granby  Mines. Plenty of rooms, ancl one  of the largest Dining Rooms in the  city.    A. 0. JOHNSON, Prop.  Insurance Agent  KIRK,  1.11*1* AM) ACCIDENT  ..Fidelity Bonds, Plate Glass,  "Commissioner    for   Taking  Affidavits  PHOENIX,   B.   C.  QUEEN'S   HOTEL,  ���������pia:o*_Nri3C,   b. c.  The Newest and Largest Hotel in  the City.    Everything neat, clean  and comfortable.     Steam heat and  electric light- Meals and drinks at  all hours.  R. V. CHISHOLM, Proprietor.  DANNY DEA.NE, Manager.  THE RUSSELL HOTEL  Is pleasantly situated in the heart  of Grand Forks, and is convenient  to "all the leading financial and  commercial institutions of the city.  Travelers will find it a comfortable  place to sojourn when in the city.  FRED RUSSELL  WINDSOR HOTEL  The Windsor Hotel is one of the  best furnished hotels iu the West.  JI is located in the heart of Greenwood and within easy reach of all  the financial and commercial institutions of the Copper Metropolis. Heated with steam aud lit  by electricity. Commodioussample rooms. The bar is replete  with all modern beverages and  the cafe never closes. Rooms  reserved by telegraph.  Tlie Windsor Hotel Co  E. J. Cartier, Mgr.  HAVE YOUR PHOTO TAKEN   Ijy   J. H. JAMES of Greenwood.  W. F. M.  Greenwood Miners  Union, No. 22, W.  F M��������� meets every  Saturday evening in Union Hall, Copper street, Greenwood, at 7.  Al8o iu hall at  Mother Lode mine  Friday evening's at 7.  LESTER MACKENZIE, Secty.  GREENWOOD LODGE, No. 9  Meets every Sunday Night, at the  Miners' Union Hall.  C. G. JOHNSON, Sec.  MINKHAL    ACT.  Certiticate of Improvements.  NOTICE.  Monte Christo Mineral Claim, situate In the  Greenwood Mining Division of Yftle D'strii-t.  Where located :���������In Booinorang Creek Camp,  mijoiii'iig the Bounce Mineral Claim,  TAKE NOTICE that I, Sydney M. Johnson.  Free Miners' Certificate. No. BX8!������85, for self  ami ns agent for M. W. Smith, Free Miners'  Certificate, No. B1I.1M, and I'hllip B. S. Stanhope, Free Miners' Certificate, No. BidfliO, intend, sixty days from date hereof, to ������pply tn  the Jlinlnir. Recorder for a Certificate of Im  provemeiits, for the purpose of obtaining a  Crown Grant of the above claim.  And further take notice that action, under  section .'17, must he commenced hcfort) the  issuance of such Certificate of Improvements.  Dated this nth day of March, A.D. 1911.  MlNKItAI.   ACT.  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICE.  Dixie Mineral Claim, situate In the Green  wood Mining Division of Yale District,  Where located:���������Providence Carap, Ore������n  wood Mining Division, Vale District.  TAKE NOTICE that wo, Don������ld Alexander  MacDonalil, Free Miners' Certificate, No.  HiSiiii"; Jitmoj bnnier I'uton. Free Miners'  Certificate, No. Bit)10-I; Hnd J&mei Stuart  Biriiie, Free Miners' Certificate, No. 11^137,  intend,sixty clays from the date hereof, to apply  to the Minintr Recorder for a Certificate of  Improvements, for the purpose of obtaining a  Crown t'rnnt of the above claim.  And further take notice that action, under  section 37, must be commenced before the  issue of such Certificate of Improvements.  Dated this 24th day of March, A.D. 11)11.  COAL AND OIL NOTICE.  NOTICE Is hereby given that 3') days after  date I intend to apply to the Chief Commissioner of Lands for a Licence to prospect  for Coul and Petroleum on the following described lands situate in tho Similkameen Division of Yale District. Commencing at a post  planted 80 chains South of the South-East corner of Lot i!S7; thence West 80 chains; thence  Soutli SI chains: thence East to chains; thence  North 80 chains to place of commencement,  and contimiintr wo acres of land.  Dated this 30th day of January, 1911.  CARL HELMEK.  per SPENCER BENERMAN, Agent.  COAT. AND OTI, NOTICE.  NOTICE is hereby given thnt SO days after  dale I Intend to apply to the Chief Commissioner of Lands for a licence to prospect  fordial and Potroleum on the following described lands situate in the Similkameen Division of Yale District. Commencing at a post  planted 80 chains south of the South-East corner of Lot (187; thence East 80 chains; thence  Soutli 80 chains; thence West 80 chains: thence  North 80 chains to place of commencement,  and containing i'.IO acres of land.  Dated this 10th day of January, 1911.  WILLIAM DELAHY.  per SPENCER) BENERMAN, Agent.  NEW ADVERTISING SCALE.  The newspapers in Greenwood, Phoenix and Grand Forks have adopted the  following scale for legal advertising:  Application   for   Liquor  Licence  (30 days)  .$4-00,  Certificate of Improvement Notice  (60 days) $7.50  Application to Purchase Land Notices (60 clays) $7.50  Delinquent Co-owner Notices (90  days) $10.00  Water Notices (30 days) $15.00  All other legal advertising, 12 cents a  line, single column, for the first insertion; and 8 cents a line for each subsequent insertion.  THE LEDGE  Is published every Thursday at Greenwood, B. C , and the price is $2 a year,  postage free to all parts of Canada, and  Great Britain. To the United States and  other countries it is sent postpaid for  $2.50 a year. Address all letters to The  Ledge, Greenwood, B. C.  R. T. LOWERY,  PUBLISHER.  GREENWOOD, B.C.. "APRIL 6, 1911,  A blue mark here indicates that  yonr  Subscription   has  become   deceased,   and  that the editor   would _  once more like to commune with  your collateral.  SHALED TENDERS addressed to the undersigned, and endorsed "Tender for Examining- Warehouse, Vancouver, IJ. (J.. "'Ill be received until 4.00P. JI., on Monday, April.-'-!,  1911, for the construction of 11 n Examining.  Warehouse, Vancouver, U. C.  Plans, specification and form of contract, can  be seen and forms of tender obtained at the  offices of Mr. J. E. Cyr, Superintendent, ol I lib-  lie Buildings for Jfnnitolm, I'ost Ofhce flulld-  Ing, Winnipeg, Man., Mr. Win Henderson,  Resident Architect, Victoria, H. Cat tlie Post  Office, Vancouver, and at this Department.  Persons tendering arc notified Unit tenders  will not be considered unless inndo on the  printed forms supplied, and signed with their  actual signatures and slating their occupation  aud places of residence. J11 the case of iirms. tho  actual signature, the nature of the occupation  and placo of resilience of each member ot the  firm must bo (riven.  Each tender must be accompanied by an  accepted cheque on 11 chartered bank, payable  to t.-.e order of the Honorable the Minister of  Public Works, equal to ten per cent (10 p c.) of  thc amount of the tender, winch will be forfeited if the person tendering decline lo cntor  Into a contract when called upon to do so, or  fail to complete the worlt contracted lor If  the tender be not accepted the cheque will bo  returned.  ,  The Department does not bind itself to accept  the lowest or any tender.  By order,  K.C.DKSltOCIIEBS,  Secretary.  Deuurtinont of Public Works.  Ottawa, March M, 1911.  Newspapers will not be paid fur tliisadvor-  tlsemenit If they insert it without ������ntlionty  from tho Department.  When we bought the Boundary  Creek Times we became the owner  of the biggest pair of scissors that  we have ever possessed. Since we  used the grindstone on them, they  jump every time that we pick up  a paper. Even in steel, early training is never entirely obliterated.  New Yoijk seems to be a very  progressive camp. It will soon  havo the largest railway depot in  the world There will be four levels in this station capable of handling 280,000 passengers every hour.  It should come in handy on the 4fcli  of July when the crowds are crazy  to go into the country to shoot off  fire-crackers, and prospect for the  little hatchet of Washington's.  We read the other day that  Steamboat mountain is destined to  become the greatest gold producing district ou the North American  continent. Those words seem familiar, ancl surely somewhere in  the dim ancl distant past we have  heard them. To hear them again  is like meeting an old friend iu  foreign parts. Oh memory! How  it blooms again where the plow of  Time has passed.  A Eeal Man.  Speaking of the late Tom Raby  who died at White Bar, on the  North Fork of Rock Creek the  Hedley Gazette says:  Peace to his ashes.. He was  about the toughest and most wiry  piece of man flesh to be found anywhere and not a lazy bone in his  body. At 75 years he would make  a bigger showing in the day with  pick and shovel than most of the  younger men of one-third his age.  He had a high sense of honor aud  was as proud as Lucifer, we doubt  if there is a man in the country  who can say that he knows of Tom  Raby ever doing a dishonorable  action or beating any mau out of a  cent. It is not likely that he had  left more of this world's goods  than will be enough to bury him  but that doesn't matter and detracts nothing from the real manhood of the man. He simply lived  his own life in his own way, content with his dog companions of  which he always had one; they died  one by one of old age, their master  being all cheir years their most devoted slave. Long after he is gone  tales will be told of how he toiled  on the Creek living on bacon himself and buying fresh beef for his  dog Benny.  "He prayeth well; who loveth well  Both man and bird and beast  He prayeth best who loveth best  All things both great ami small:  For the dear God who loveth us  He made and loveth all."  The church has hidden  phantom.  many   a  H. W. Farmer & Co.,  REAL ESTATE,  Rock Creek, B. C.  GREENWOOD CITY WATERWORKS  00.  Hi* who expresses the truth may  find this life chequered, but never  dull.    CoaursHii' may be a polite deception, but marriage is a fine eye-  opener.  A li, down tbe ages the clergy  have stood for slavery, and shivered  at the thought of freedom.  The work of Nature cannot be  nullified by forms and ceremonies  ancl that is one reason why matrimonial laws have caused so much  sin and misery on this planet.  The failure of the grape crop in  France will raise the price of champagne. This will have a tendency  to force the use of water or whiskey  upon the poorer classes of people.  P. Burns & Co. are advertising  for a million dollars iu a Toronto  paper, and offering to pay* six per  cent, interest for the use of it. VVe  can handle a few millions at the  same rate of interest.  Buffalo Bill.  At the Star Theatre in Greenwood Buffalo Bill bids you farewell.   Three thousand feet of film  presents Buffalo Bill's Wild West,  and Pawnee Bill's Far East shows  just as they are seen in the Madison  Square Garden,  New   York.  The   grand military  tournament,  Rhoda Royals troupe of educated  horses,   Ray Thompson   and   his  famous Joe Bailey, Rossie and his  musical elephants, buffaloes, camels, trained dogs, daring riding ancl  bucking bronchos, football on horse  back, lassoiug, acrobats, boomerang  throwing, Hindoo fakirs, Cassacks,  etc.    Reproduction of the battle of  Summit Springs,   the finnoii.s  Indian fight of 18G9 in which Buffalo  Bill took such au active part.    A  grand   program    with   illustrated  songp.  bugle calls, etc. 'April. 13  and 14 with a matinee at 12:30 p.  m.  on Saturday,  April 10.    Admission, adults, 50 cents, and children, 25 cents.  It is understood the Federal Government has ruled that the lists  made up in May shall be the official  basis for federal elections. This is  clue to the circumstances that federal elections geuerally take place  in the fall and consequently the  November lists will not be available.  The Great Mental.  Marvelous Mental will be seen  at tlie Auditorium in Greenwood  for two nights, beginning April 10.  His wonderful hypnotic power is the  subject of discussion everywhere,  and almost impossible tests are  being performed by this strange  man. Bloodless surgery, human  statuary and many more tests that  other hypnotists daTO not attempt.  He has a company of eight entertainers. This show is endorsed by  the provincial press, and is without weak spots. Its coming will  break the monotony and give people something to talk about.  THE HIGHEST RAILWAY.  The highest point reached by  any railway in the world is on the  Morococha branch of the Central  Railway of Pern, a wholly broad-  gauge line operated by the Peruvian Corporation, the altitude of  the rails at the highest point on  the back-bone of the Andes being  exactly 15,805 feet above sea level.  Ticlio, the western portal of the  Galera tunnel and the point of  junction of the Morococha branch  with the main line, is the highest  railway station in the world, at  lo,GG5 feet. To reach this point  from sea level the line passes thru  fifty-seven tunnels, over a dozen  principal bridges, and utilizes  thirteen switch-backs, but has i.o  gradient up to 4-i- per cent, nor  does it resort to rack propulsion.  A hand-car started at Ticlio will  run unaided to Callao, the seaport,  and as a matter of fact such a car,  equipped with safe brakes, runs  before each passenger train, carrying an inspector on the lookout for  fallen rocks or other dangers. The  grandeur of the scenery along this  route cannot be imagined. The.  second highest railway iii the world  is that from Antofagasta in Chile  to Oruro ami La Paz in Bolivia,  and is perhaps the narrowest gauge  line for such a long distance, being  21 feet in width of track. The  highest' point is at Colluhuapi,  where the altitude is 15,S09 feet,  50 feet lower than the Peruvian  line.���������Peru To-Day.  Riches and Poverty.  It is well known that Andrew  Carnegie is a man of very few  words. However, he made a very  characteristic speech some time  since to his veteran comrades in  the telegraph service in which be  was engaged during a part of the  period of the civil war. He says:  "Comrades, I was born in poverty,  and would not exchange its sacred  memories with the richest millionaire's son who ever breathed.  What'does-he 'know', about mother  or father? These are mere names  to him. Give me the life of tbe  boy whose mother is nurse, seamstress, washerwoman, cook,teacher,  angel and saint; all in one, and  whose father is guide, examplar  and friend. No servants to come  between. These are the boys who  are born to the best fortune. Some  man think that poverty is a diead-  ful burden, and that wealth leads  to happiness. What do they know  about it? They know only one  side, they imagine the other. 1  have lived both, and I know there  is very little in wealth that cau  add to human happiness beyond  the small comforts of life. Millionaires who laugh are very rare. My  experience is that wealth is apt to  take the smiles away."  TRUSTING:.  Nobody runs over a child if he  can help it. Even a thief will  bring you back your pobketbook if  you trust him to take care of it.  It is the trusting that does it. Few  men, no matter how crooked, can  resist the temptation of reaching,  if only for a moment, an honest  man's level.���������F. Hopkinsou Smith,  B- 0. Voters' Lists.  Ottawa���������The   question   having  arisen as to what sections of thc  voters' lists for British Columbia  should be printed, in view of the  determination of the government  to have all lists printed each year, I dUion.^ira^rVwe^iy"  A SURPRISING "BAG."  A Califoriiiau who was shooting quail  in a large vineyard near Santa Rosa had  met with excellent success. Indeed his  "bag" was so fine a one that au element  of mystery entered into the affair.  At first he thought he must be shooting  tame quail, the birds behaved so strangely, refusing to fly until almost trodden  underfoot and then fluttering through the  air in a most unnatural manner.  The hunter's dog continued to bring in  live birds, which he supposed at the outset he had wounded; but when their number began to exceed the number of his  shots the fact was borne in upon him that  this was a very strange hunt.  Finally he came upon a bird lying upon  his back and kicking. He picked it up.  It appeared to be uninjured, Setting it  upon its legs, he watched to see what it  would do. It staggered and floundered a  few feet farther and then tell helplessly  on its back.  Then a stispicion-of the truth came to  the hunter, and he proceeded to investigate. It turned out Hint the quail had  been feeding on frost-bitten grapes, which  had fermented on the vines. Tliey were  quite drunk, and as completely incapacitated as human beings are in similar con-  Hurry Up.  She was a beautiful statuesque  blonde who had changed her residence from New York to Philadelphia and secured a position as stenographer in the office of a staid, dignified citizen of good old Quaker  descent. On the morning of her  first appearance she went straight  to the desk of the boss. "I presume," she remarked, "that you  begin the day over here the same  as they do in New York?" "Oh,  yes," replied the boss, without  glancing from the letter he was  reading. "Well hurry upand kiss  me, then," was the startling re-  joiner, "I want to get to work."  Cured Him.  A little man in the west of England rushe 1 to the river last summer, swearing that he would drown  himself. When he had waded in  to the depth of his waist, his wife,  who had followed him, seized him  by the hair, and then, at* a local  editor described it, "she led him  back till he reached a place where  tho water was about two feet deep,  where she pulled him over backwards, and soused him under, and  pulled his head up again."  "Drown yourself (down he went,)  leaving me to father the brats 1  (another plunge) get drunk! (another souse) and start for the river!  (another dip.) Better use the  water instead of rum! (another dip  aud shake of the head.) I'll larn  ye to leave me a widow!" After  sozzling him to her heart's content,  she led him out a wetter if not a  better man, and escorted him into  the house, and closed the door,  I  N the interests of the  public, the local health  authorities strongly urge  all licence holders, householders and agents for  vacant buildings, to immediately proceed to  place their premises in a  sanitary and cleanly  condition Prompt com  pliance with the above  request will prove most  satisfactory to all concerned.  U-  A New Department of  the CNR.  The new Immigration Office of  the Canadian Northern Railway  has been opened at 52 Scott Block,  Winnipeg, and is described by the  city press as already a very busy  spot. Mr. Thomas Howell,' head  of the department, with the experience of several years in Immigration work to guide him, is conducting a propaganda in Great  Britain that' has enabled him to  secure' the finest class of Immigrants who have ever come to  Canada. The Royal Line steamers  have tlieir accommodation taken  for all sailings .well., into the summer. Mr. Hawley of the Winnipeg office, is claiming a -large.-pra.  portion of Farm Hands and Domestics for the West, and if the  applications' from ' those desiring,  help are as prompt and in as large  numbers as already seems .assured,  the labor problem will not be such  an acuto one for this and following  seasons.. Application forms will be  supplied by addressing W. A.  Hawley, 52 Scott Elk, Winnipeg,  Held Him For Awhile.  The dapper little traveling man  glanced at the menu and th*n  looked up at the pretty waitress.  "Nice day little one," he began.  "Yes, it is," she answered, "and  so was yesterday, and my name is  Ella, and I know I'm a little peach  aud have blue eyes, and I've been  here quite a while, and I like the  place, and I don't think I'm too  nice.a girl to be working in a hotel  if I did I'd quit my job, and my  wages a>'e satisfactory, and I don't  know if there is a show or dance in  town tonight, aud if there is I  shall not go with you, aud I'm  from the country, ancl I'm a respectable girl, and my brother is  cook in this hotel and he weighs  200 pounds, and last week he  wiped up this dining room floor  with a fiesh fifty-dollar-a-month  traveling man who tried to make a  date with me. Now, what'll you  have ?''  The dapper little traveling man  said he wiim not very hungry, and  a cup of coffee and some hot cakes  would do.���������Western Tours Mag.  0801  New Fancy Ladies' Imported Hats, Potter's  Prints,, Lowest Price in B.C., only 14 cents. Men's  Shoes, Ties, Caps, etc., .Dry Goods. Ladies' Fancy  Lawn Ready to Wear Suits- Coats, Silks,. Shirt  Waists of ail kinds. Large line of Skirts; Hair  Goods, Combs. Ladies' and Children's Shoes and.  Slippers of all kinds. Lace Curtains,. Dress Goods,  Muslins, Silk, Wool and Cotton Hose. Largest up-to-  date stock in Boundary.   Best Goods at low prices. ��������� <  MANUFACTURING JEWELER,  The Only Up-to-Date Optical lUrri  CAfU   O f  Department in the Interior. Il LaLaOlJW 1$ D.vV  AND HIS COMPANY OF CLEVER PERFORMERS AT THE  MONDAY, April 10  PRICES: 75c & $i.  MONDAY   NIGHT--THE   SENSMTONA  BJHSAKIM-r   TEST.  ROCK  At the Box Office.  "Have you sold tho dog Eeal; yet?" asked  Ibe joker as he hurried up to the tioket  office window.  "DogseatP What are you giving ub?"  responded tbe tickot Boiler. " Sou must ba  to a dream.   This isnoinenagorle."  "Ah, lie* you are not on," tho joknr  continued. "I want E-0."���������Portland  Argni.  BookmakJog In the Middle Age*.  It required a man of groat parts to b������  ��������� successful publisher at that time, as  much as or even more than it doos today.  Suoh an institution, for example, as the  Sorbonne or University of Paris required  the highest guarantees of character, capital and literary capacity in the licensed  bookseller. Ho must bo an adopt in al]  the knowledge and soiooce of the period,  as well as perfectly skilled in tho mechanical needs of his business. The university,  too, whioh was always in close touch with  the ohurch, oven whon its studies had begun to broaden, exercised a jealous censorship, lest somo religious heresy should  creep in. Whenever an error of this or  even of a more trivial sort was found, the  transorlpts were burned and the bookseller heavily fined. Sometimes his privileges  might be entirely revoked, indeed, and he  himself imprisoned. The bookseller could  Dot even fix a price on his own product*  Four of the guild in Paris, for example,  were sworn as appraisers by the authorities of the Sorbonne to fix the soiling value  of a boob, and any deviation from this was  a penal offense. To students the price was  fixed at two-thirds of the charge asked of  the general purchaser. The booksellers  oould not dispose of their entire stock and  trade without tholicensoof the univorsity,  wbUh must, also approve the purchaser.  As an additional help to students, the Sorbonne in themiddle of tho fourteenth century framed a law compelling all booksellers to koep books to loud out on hire,  And this examplo was imitated at Toulouse, Bologna, Vienna and Oxford. ���������; In  this way circulating libraries were established In the middle ages.���������Harper's  Round Table.  NO HELP FOE IT.  The late .Senator Pettus of Alabama,  was u devote-; of draw poker. Pie did  not care whether he won or lost. All he  wanted to do was to sit at a table, draw  curds and bet his money. One evening  he arrived at Tate Spring, in Rust Tennessee, and began his hunt for a game.  At last he located one, ami confided to a  friend that he was going to spend the  night in the game. "Hut," objected the  friend, "that's a crooked game, Those  fellows will rob you." "Well, I'm going  to play anyway,-' said Pettus. "What  else can I do? It's the only game in  town."  Ninety-Seven Miles an Hour.  This country can now lay claim to haying broken the record-in railway speed.  A mile has been made in thirty-seven  seconds and two miles in seventy-five  seconds, while drawing a regular train  of four cars on a descending grade of  .thirty-two feet to tlie mile. This corres  ponds to a speed of about ninety-seven  miles an hour and leaves a very small  margin 1-eyond which to-attain tho 100  miles an hour  speed, which lias heretofore been regarded as impossible on ������  steam railroad.   In the reports of this  wonderful performance it is stated that  there was no preparation made for the  test, and that "a more unfavorable time  could not  have   been   chosen, as the  rain   poured   in   torrents during the  day and only censed half an hour before  tho time acheduled   to leave Philadelphia."   This statement is now questioned and one writer holds that instead of  being an unfavorable time for such a  test of speed it was a most propitious  opportunity.' The rain wot the rails and  tho lubricating qualities of water, acted  to greatly reduce tlio rolling friction of  the wheols upon them;   The reduction  of this friction was tho same as an addition of power in tlie locomotive, and the  phenomenal speed obtained under theso  conditions suggest, to tlie Courier-Jour  nal some thoughts concerning this form  of friction, and its action in increasing  the resistance of trains.   It is difficult to  foretell how soon the average speed of  steam travel will bo permanently increased.   Tlio   cost   of  such   increase  must   bo   ci'iisidcroil as vital   to the  question at issue, mid in this calculation  the rapid rato at which tho' train resistance increiiKw with iucronsod speed will  play an inipi-rliiiH part.   Becent experiments set'in  lo ihovv that resistance at  high biiooiI.s imiofc so groat as has boon  generally hiij posed. Tlio figures hitherto  i'noled in c iliiit on a level track, at forty  miles an hour, tho resistance is about  double that at twenty-five miles an hour  nnd at sixty miles an hoor it has again  doubled, being respectively seven, thirteen and twenty-five pounds per ton. It  Is, at all ovonts, certain that any experiments having in view the adoption of n  higher average speed on railroads must  bo'uecoiiipariied by a proportionate ad  '.:inco in system and safety ai*nliance������  . "AT t'T HERE SII1CE 19001'  $1S  SdwYourNoxitf,  ���������*Commence How!  We want eveiyoneto faitw  %tweare-payii$-  c~4^ htereetr^  peranum^ creSiteB laThlf  on savings deposita^l-  k upward) subject loWh-  drawal br cheque & -  on time deposits of-  Sii^onfttsk over. *  ������e mveat Dionejr forclicnta  iti.drsTmor^aSesSdoa  general iToancial business.  we Wartur saving accnt  , & if vm are not saving ���������-  s^Tematicaflv''. * -*������������������*--������������������  Commence NOW WflbllS.  Deposits by mail *r:^  ;':> * + easilj/hatuJleJ) ���������  ^T?an send b^Draff,  Post ������ffice ..* Qqra  Order or Re^teretjT^  better & withfrawato  can, be made .+ ���������*��������� -���������������."��������� *  '*���������+any way you wish.  Ware Responsible  Refer to"^%'+ <+���������*  Dune,Bra<tetreefe,  or To anyone ia*  VM60UV6R-  Write us aM it Way  DoilTOT!!!!!  HUmihkStmt,  ^Vancouver B.C.c^  The   foolish   man   wastes   tho  present worrying about tho future.  Suicide Among tho Qarauuu.  Another social phenomenon baa been  laid nt tho door of the Teutonio race of  northern Europe, ono which even more  than divorce Ib direotly the oonoomitant  of modern intellectual and economic progress. Wo rofer to suloide. Morselll devotes  a chapter of bis Interesting treatise upon  this subject to proving that "the purer the  Gorman race���������that is to say, the stronger  tho Germanism (e, g., Teutonlsm) of a  country���������tho nioro it reveals In its psychical oharaoternn extraordinary propensity  to solf destruction," On the other hand,  the Slavic pooples ncom to him to be relatively immune. These conclusions he  draws from detailed comparison of the  distribution of suloldo in tho various countries of wostorn Europo, and it must bo  confessed that ho has collected data for a  very plausible caso. Thoro can bo no doubt  that in Germany tho phenomenon ouluil-  natos in frequouoy for all Europo, and that  It tends to disappear in almost diroot proportion to tho attenuation of the 'i'uiitnnlo  racial oharaotorlotlca olsowhero.������������������Williuni  Z. Elploy ia Popular Bolonco Monthly,  ���������������������������������������������J'" ���������-   ���������TJX���������  n  ���������ainiki


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