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 *jV>*^'*'������'"At       v  '���������*���������������.. *W.������t*l "  '/l/yY'T^* {!x-aX  Vol.' ��������� -XVII.  I  v 9,s % "ft  GEEENWOOD, B. C.", THURSDAY, AUGUST 25, 1910.  ty  0     "*��������� i  "���������^aai^J  . -,". .....      l'|-���������  > -l������jT*������3������Jf  ��������� '������������������-.��������� "'.^N^  ^ -',*��������� *. ���������*��������� -*- ��������� ���������" .O^-i*-  .-������r;*H-$*7j  .   '      ,'      J      -J! J >S  <;:    * > *���������' ilfC  - .' ���������?���������:*;  No. 7 '���������>  -*��������� J  .Vv< .t>J  HIGH-GRADE.GUARANTE[-.D OVERALLS ABE NOT ONLY GOOD FOR  TEN CENTS A BUTTON AND 25 CENTS A RIP.   BUT THE MERCHANT  THAT YOU SOUGHT THEM FROM Will REPLACE 1 HEM IF THEY DO NOT GIVE  ENTIRE  SATISFACTION.WITHW THIRTY DAYS FROM OATC,OF PURCHASE.  NOBODY BUYS OVERALLS TO PLAY TRICKS WITH  THEM SUCH A'S IS SHOWN IN THE PICTURE ABOVE,  IN WHICH FOUR MEN EXERTED ALL THEIR STRENGTH  IN THE EFFORT TO RIP A PAIR OF PEABODYS' OVERALLS,  BUT IF THEY WILL STAND THIS-THEY WONT RIP  UNDER THE HARDEST KIND Of LEGITIMATE WEAR  WE ARE   THE AGENTS'OF  GUARANTEED OVERALLS  aK,E3BjNr*VV-00*D,      B.    O.  / " Tho Windsor Hotel is one of the best furnished  hotels iu the West. It 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 and lit by elec-  . . tricity. Commodious-, sample rooms. The bar is  replete with all modern beverages, and the Cafe  never closes.    Rooms reserved by telegraph.  The Windsor Bofel Co.      E. J, Cartier, Manager  ---J  mk^^^^S������SSS^^^^~i^^SSS^SSSS^!S3SSSSl^^^^^^S^^  SB%  ' Until you size up our Stock and Prices " J  We carry a BIG LINE of ALL KINDS. ������  M.GrUJLUjj^&Oo.,I  9 i  GREENWOOD,   B. C  OPPOSITE   TH������   POST   OFFICE.  -PHONE   27.  &BS82&tSB3&?%g2i������63&  ���������iSmi3^^SS^I^^S3^^^^3^SSSSEi\ltl~~m^  ������****S������g'S'2**'-''*333^^  il  PHOENIX, B. 0.  If I'ppofitc rhf* Gie.it Norfl'.oni depot and is h delightful  h.'ivcn for :!.i-".-.I'.-.n iravi-liT. ���������'-���������'������������������������������������<���������.'��������� vi-ina of ho' *.-Hln:f  iiin tlnoiisrh tin' I'titin* iimi.-������- ti'.n] l.aTt ipoim. aie always at tin* -"fivif*' (���������) tho*-*-* iii s-eareh of wateiial  cleanliness. The dining room is an enemy to dyspepsia,  while the aitistic appointment of the liquid refreshment  makes the drinks go down like eating fruit in a ilower  gat den, The sample rooms aro the largest in tho rnonn-  tains and  a pleasure to  drummers  with big trunks.  JAS. MARSHALL        -   *  -      PROPRIETOR  O������������-^C-S-*<:*-0-c'<-s<'--^*.?^^  TEMPERANCE  is nil right if .shorn of htiutbuggery.  Too much water di'iiiking is just  iv* injurious ns too limcli liquor or  anything else.  OUR PURE WINES  AND LIQUORS  me medicinal if not abused. Every  liouieliold bhould have a moderate  supply of pine wines or liquors in ���������  llie closet for emergency���������either  unexpected visitors or sudden illness, when u drop of pure liquor  in time may forestall all necessity  for drugs.  erceiuwod Dqwor Gmpmy, importers, mtwM, B. fr ������  azspxqmB^'vamft'SSWStli  ON    PARLE   l?RANCAIS.  GREENWOOD,    H. 0.  1  J        The Really Best 11 oust' in the Boundary,  Recently Remodeled and Strictly Up-to-  Date.     Restaurant in Connection.  ROY&BOYER       -      "       PROPRIETORS.  g  $  I  We have j us b- received a largo and  well assorted line of,  r       ���������'  tP^*% ~   ' - KKWpWB  ������3   ���������IR,JHK3BlW3������g^B?    :=:1C-  FROM ROOK CREEK  . TO BULL CREEK  TRO  'j  APS,-k  Prices to suit the customer and  goods to suit the price.  The best is the cheapest and  the cheapest the best for the  money. ���������  SEE  THE LINE.     -  You will save money by seeing  The Furniture & Stove Man.  PHONE 16. GREENWOOD, B. C.  Grood Land in Far North.  Honorable Frank Oliver is en  route to Ottawa from'his extended  trip into the" new country to the  north of "Edmonton. ~ He , reports  the most favorable conditions for  the -future development of that  district.-  In extent the new country equals  the area of the older prairie belt in  which settlement has been so active  for some time. According to Mr.  Oliver this new area of country  well merits investigation and its  settlement will mark another epoch  in the progress of western agricultural development.  Both the soil and the climate are  favorable to agriculture as it is  carried on at present in the west.  Although this new country lies  well to the north, Mi*. Oliver found  that the mountain ranges to the  west are lower than they aie further south and that since the passes  are, wider access is made for the,  warm coast breeze. Their action,  together with those of the Japanese  currents,* greatly moderates the  I'limate and compensates to a great  extent for the advantages gained  by a moro southern po'-ition.  * Mr. Oliver states that good re-  Hills can be* obtained in raising  grain -is far north as Good Hope  on the McKenzie river. Mixed  fin ttiuig nnd gardening is found to  In- iq*i*illy j-uceesrt-ful as far north  us Good Hope. This is practically  p-Hlnng b-n-k r.he productive zone  ro dm Arctic circle. Mr. Oliver  Kiwioi.nces that thirty township.*-  nn- now open for settlement in the  new district.  The mini**M-r ro the interior was  gone from Edmonton two months  and two days. A great part of his  journey wns by canoe. While  away he. crossed fiom McKenzie  river to the Yukon, a distance of  sixty-six miles, accompanied by "a  party of North-west Mounted police. Iu addition to lands suitable  to agriculture, -the minister also  found extensive timber limits, especially in the region of Peel river.  This timber, he affirms, i* well  suited for maimfiicture. The min-  ii-'ter iif the inteiior i& exceedingly  optimistic over the possibilities ol  this country, which combines tbe  conditions of favorable soil and  climate with those of rich natural  resources.���������Farmers' Tribune.  DEFINITIONS OF A KISS.  A young lady sends us the following,  which she says she now believes to be  correct, although for many, many years  she thought it all a myth, and her best  advice is, 'Trove all things."  A kiss is an insipid and tasteless morsel, which becomes delicious and delectable iu proportion ns it is flavored with  love.  The sweetest fruit on the tree of love,  the oftener plucked the more abundant it  grows.  A thiug of use to no one; much prized  by two.  The baby's right, the lover's privilege,  the parent's benison and the hypocrite's  mask.  The food by which the flame of love is  fed.  The only known "smack" that will  calm a storm.  A telegram to the heart, in which the  operator uses the sounding system.  The sweetest labial ' of the world's  language.  Not enough for one, jusL anough for  two, too much for three.  The only teally agreeable hvo-fared  action under the sun, or the moon cither.  A woman's most effective argument,  whether to cajole the heart of a father,  control the uioodii of a husband, or to  console the griefs of childhood.  Thc thunderclap of the lips, which  inevitably follows the lightning glance  of the eyes.  A report lo headquarters.  What the child receives free, what the  young innu steals, and the old nun buys.  The cup that runneth over when thc  cup of love is full,  Phoenix will celebrate Labor Day  -Bob Perry is spending a few  days in the city.  Dave .Keith'died in Stewart a  short time ago.  Dolls and toys of many kinds at  Coles' Book Store.  There are seven men working  at the Argo tunnel.  John Barclay is travelling for a  Winnipeg dry-goods house.  A full lino of School Books and  School Supplies at .Coles' Book Store  J. R. Jackson,'M.P.P., returned  to Midway from the coast on Tuesday. '  James Marshal], of Phoenix, is  on a fishing trip up the Kettle'  river. . . ,  A. D. McMillan is running the  hoist at tho C.P.li. quarry, near  Nelson.  Plums are being-shipped from  Grand Forks to the jam factory at  Nelson.  K K. Steven "id" always pleased  to see his many frieiids* when they  visit Vancouver.   ���������'".  In a poker game, at the Vancouver club the 'other night, Pat  Welch won $4,000. ,'-     ,  Lady Martha Collins died in Sau  Jose last week. She formerly  kept au hotel at Erie.  J. D. Spence will move to Toronto, where he has formed a partnership with a legal firm.  Miners and others should visit  the Halcyon'hot springs when they,  require rest or rejuvenation.  Archie Aberdeen -has ��������� returned  from the Similkameen whero he  has been doing assessment work.   ^  F. Jaynes is spending a few  weeks at the Halcyon springs,  seeking relief from his rheumatism.  The farmers and "others enjoy  themselves these days playing  equine poker at the National hotel.  Wanted.���������A Good Cook for the  General Hospital. Phoenix. Wages  $-10 a month. Apply to the Matron  George Cook and' J. IL Eist  went to the Cariboo-' district last  Friday. .They. will, return in November."  Hugh Bromfit has left the Priu-  gle Stock Company ancl is playing  the piano at the Empire theatre, at  Nelson.  Lost.���������On Saturday evening, a  Gold Watch, between Jvimbertey  Avenue and Russell-Law's Store.  Finder leave at Telephone Office  aud receive 85.  T. A. Love, editor of tho Phoenix Pioneer, went east to get  married, aud his olfiue burned  down. This should bo a warning  to other editord.  Services will be resumed at St.  Jude's Church on Sunday first, to  be conducted by the Rev. Mus-  grave 8. Hilton, the newly appointed minister, from Westbury, Eng.  Bush fires near the powder magazines and up the gulch on the  Phoenix rwad caused a little excitement iu Lhe city during tbe  past week. Both fires aro now  extinguished;  One of^ the enlarged furnaces  at the Smelter v;iia blown in last  week. It has a -capacity of lJ00  tuns daily, and is the largest copper furnace iu Canada. The enlarging of another furuace is now  under way.  For Labor Day, September 5th,  1910, tho C.P.R. will authorise a  rate of faie and one-third for the  round trip. Tickets will be on salt-  September 2 to 5, filial return limit  September 7, 19L0. For full particulars apply to nearest agent-  Owing to the illness of his mother  Big Andy Johnson, of Phoenix,  has gone on a viVit to Norway,  accompanied by Charles Ungaii.  During Mr. Jo1iiim)ii'b absence,  Elmer Ness, of Christina lake will  have charge of the Central hotel,  and will pay all accounts and collect all bills.  CONTRACT LET.  Fine Racing Program.  The 620,000 offered by the Spokane Interstate Fair management  for tbe week of October 3 to 9 is  attracting wide attention iu horse  circles. Interest centers in the  Spokane Derby, the purse for which  is 62,000, double that of any previous Derby. The field will probably be tho largest and fa"test in  tho fair'u history. Hoborb F. Loig-  ton, superintendent of the speed  department, writes that horsemen  everywhere are enthusiastic over  the Spokane meet. ''On account  of tho gieat number of horses attending the Butte meeting," says  Mr. Leighton, "I consider that  your stake races will fill exceptionally well, the feature event���������the  Spokane Derby���������having excited  much favorable com mot on tho Association's liberality in offering a  purse of such magnitude."  The pies are just as good���������thc  degeneration is iu tho eater.  The contract for the extension  of the Kettle Valle}- railway line  from llock creek to Bull creek on  the west fork of the Kettle river,  a distance of thirty-five "miles, has  been awarded to L. M. Ryo' & Co.,  contracters,,of Vancouver and Seattle. The grade has already been  completed from Midway west for  ten miles. Construction work will  be started within three weeks. J.  Warren of Toronto, president of  the company, has left Vancouver  for Midway.  Napoleon Mine Eesumes."  The Napoleon mine resumed  work this weok after a long shutdown. Several mechanics in Marcus were telegraphed for and responded. A large force will be employed on the surface for some  time in the work of'excavating for  the new cyanide mill, which will  bo iustalled. A portion of the  machinery for the mill is already  on the ground and the remainder  has been ordeied from a machinery  bouse in Denver.  The Napoleon is considered one  of the best mining properties in  the north-west and the prediction  is freely made that ore shipments  from this property will more than  equal.those from the First Thought  before very long. The property is  uow owned by the B. C. Copper  company, Mi. Keller, superintending engineer of the company, has  the work under his personal supervision. It is said on good authority that tho plan of work now laid  out will require six years to complete, and will be the most thorough line of development ever attempted in the north-west.   -  The cyanide plant will have a  capacity of 100 tons per day, but is  being constructed in such a manner  that the daily output can be easily  doubled. The tram has a capacity  of 500 tous daily.���������Marcus Messenger.  News of Nelson.  Frank Hawthorn will become a  benedict^ upon September 25.  Charles Dake is selling his real  estate and will move to the coast*. ���������  W. J. Deavitt is selling fruit  lands in "Winnipeg.  E Jenson is looking for a railway job in Cranbrook.  There will be plenty of police in  Nelson next Monday. Timid people will have ample protection.  Tne improving of navigation on  the Columbia river, so as to allow  bouts to run from West Robson to  Portland, is causing much excitement in the city.  Frank Walsh, of the ninno hotel, has grown fine peaches in his  garden this summer.  John G. Devlin had a pain in  his head last week, but is now out  of danger.  Paddy, the Priest has been on  the water wagon for a year, and  now has the appearance of a fine  Irish gentleman.  Billy Walmslay has moved to  Port Moody, where he is. in the  hoM businc-j'*. along with his brother Charley.  The Npws is publishing 'News of  Nelson ten years ago.' It might  be more interesting to publish the  news printed in the Miner twenty  years ago.  Teamsters are complaining about  the bad roads in Nelson. The city  council is too !>ii--j- talking about  tinhorns to see that the streets  need repairing. They might put  a few of the tinhorns to work  mending the wa\*s of the city.  Avoid the tush and order your  Gait Coal early. For the next two  months cars will bo much in demand and the public should make  a note of thi.-'.  SHOWED HE It CULTURE.  A young lady of this city went  into a dry soods store the "other  day and biushingly asked the head  clerk if he "had any of those elastic  bands, capable of being elongated  and adjusted at pleasure, and usrd  by the feminine portion of mankind for putting around the lower  extremities uf their locomotive  member.1* to keep in tho proper position and the required altitude  habilaments of their tibias " Thc  clerk is now on a sheep ranch.  TJIJ-'Y ALL PAID UP.  "Our next issue," wrote tho  editor of an exchange, "will be exceedingly interesting, as it will contain tho names of all our delinquent  subscribers." But whon the time  camo to send out the next issue *!it,  was discoveied that there wero no  delinquent subscribers. They had  all paid up! In a time when you  think not we proposo to test the  efficacy of the abovo.  Heaven is not  but by effort.  won by success,  The tax rate in Fernie is 20 mills.  * i  The rate of taxation in Kelowna  is 23^-mills.  A moving picture show is to' be  established at Michel.  The Grand Forks brass band  has been re-organized.  Seuator McLaren's sawmill, near  Blainnore, will be re-built.  In Fernie. the Grand theatre is  now open on Sunday nights'.  There are over 23,000 names on  the voter's list.iu Vancouver.  Vernon will borrow . money to  extend its arc lighting system."  Several blind pigs aro doing  business in South Fort George.  Blairmoro has been connected  with JMediciue Hat by telephone.  In the Yukon, a new paystreak  has been struck on Quartz creek.  A. H. Coldmau has started a  first-class restaurant iu Kelowna.  Al Johnston is building a 30-  room hotel in South Fort George. -  Fort George now has telephone  connection with'Blackwater crossing-  New Michel is to have a macca-  roni factory that will employ 20  hands.  In Kelowna, five people were  fined for riding bicycles on sidewalks.  For committing arson in Rupe,  G. T. Williams was sent ten years  to jail.  The Bluebell mine,'ou Kootenay  lake, will re-open with a full force  next month.  The hay and vegetable crops  around Fort George are excellent  this summer.  Indications of petroleum have  been found between Abbotsford  and Matsqui.  The editor of tbe Cumberland  Islander is confined to his bed with  a broken leg.  The Gold Digger newspaper, at  Nome, has beeu closed by tlie  U. S. marshal.  At Trail, on Labor Day, $300 in  prizes will be given for a rock  drilling contest.- ���������- -     -  The Penticton Herald is now  run by a stock company, with a  capital of $10,000.  T. AV. Stirling, of Kelowna, has  owing to ill-health, gone to Europe  on a long vacation.  A bridge is to be built across the  Columbia river, at Marble, that  will cost 8300,000.  Man}' new seams  been discovered in  valley this summer.  In Greenwood, the new post-  office will be built upon the site  of the Pioneer hotel.  The collieries at Michel and  Fernie are now producing over  5,500 tous of coal a day.  Automobiles can now be driven  up the Elk river road, a distance  of fifty miles from Fernie.  The Kelowna Courier is over six  years of age, aud the people of that  city are justly proud of it.  An English company i-3 expending SI0,000.COO upon its mining  plant, at Coal creek; near Dawson.  The Kaslo Kootenain is now  using a patent inside, although  th it excellent office owns a -aiono-  line.  Heavy raius, last month, damaged roads and bridges in the  S.nithern Yukon, to tbe extent of  ������25,000.  The White Horse Star was  late last week, and says that the  re*is.>u was because it did not get  out earlier.  The Klondike has produced  S 150,000,000 worth or gold, nearly  all from placers withiu 100 miles  of Duwt-'on.  In Fairbanks, Alaska, this summer, cubac had to be burned in  rooms in order to get relief from  uiobquitoo".  Charles Dundee died on a Ross-  laud train last week. He discovered the Dundee mine, in the  Ymir district.  Jie Knox wae fined S100 and  costs for starling a bush fire, near  Somas, without a permit. He was  clearing land.  At the Iditarod placer diggings,  in Alaska, carpenters ate paid  SI.50 an hour. Meals aro 81, and  wood $'55 a cord.  The Herald, is tho name of the,  paper that is being sinrtud at South I  Fort George, by J. B. Dauiell, of j  the Quesnel Observer.  Harry Gordon died in North  Vancouver last week. He was  oldest inhabitant, having lived in  that section ovor forty ) ears.  J. J. Donovan is tho first paid  fire chief of North Vancouver.  The salary is 880 a month. Iu a  short timo four paid fireman will  be appointed,  of coal have  the   Bulkley  The G.T.P. railway  will reach"  Tete Jaime Cache within ia. year. -  At present,* 2,500 men and ;800  teams are working on this railway,'  west of the. McLeod river.        , "_1-  Charles J. Loewen has returned  to Vancouver from a^Iong visits to  Europe.    While abroad hesecufed  a large amount- of capital for -ill--  vestment in British Columbia. u  Kaslo is making history. '. The  bars in that town now close at-"!!  p.- m. on Saturdays,-' aud all  Sunday    can   bo   seen - 'a -stream . of'  strangers makitig.for thelake.^1', --[r  Sir Richard Musgrave -is coming  from England to hunt big game/in  British Columbia. Several years  ago he caught a.72 pound salmon.  This is the largest salmon -ever  caught in this province with a book  and line. -     , *.  The wagon road between <-KaBlo  and Three Forks-is being- repaired.  It will soon be as lively as it was'  in the days when Bob Woods and  J^ck Wren drove the fast stages  over that route, and dodged the  ore. teams from the Mountain Chief  and Washington mines. <  There is*91 feet of ore in the"'No.  5 tunnel of the Lucky Jim, in the  Slocan. Dr. Kilbourue aud-Tdm  Roadley missed .a million -when  the}- sold this property for a snt'all  sum, a few years ago. The career-  of the Lucky Jim proves what can "  be done by persistent'development. *  - >   *:;������������������$���������  A BOY'S E3SAY ON EDITORS  The folloving.icompositian "was   pre-,  pared by a schoolboy who -had been in-!:..  structed by his teacher to -write an essay  on editors :  "I don't knov/l'how the  newspapers  came to be in.the world, and I don't.'  think God does because he's got nothing;* -  to say about thetmiivthe Bible.    I think-  the editor is one of tbe.missing links we  read ubout and stayed.in the.bushes unti.U  after the flood, and theji.came ,out ,and  wrote the thing up,  and has ,been*.here  ever since.   I don't think he eyer; died.  I never saw a dead one or heard, of, one.  getting licked.   Our paper is^a^mighiy-*  good one; but the editor goes without  underclothes all   the. winter  and  don't  wear any socks and pa ain't paid his ������������������  subscription since the paper started.   I   .  asked pa if that was why the editor h^d ~~  to suck the juice out of the snowballs .in.-  winter and go .to bed when he had a.;.  shirt  washed  in  the  summer.    Abcut".  then pa took me out in the woodshed  and he licked me awful "hard.   If the .  editors   make   mistakes   folks   say * ,he  ought to be hung; but if a doctor niakes  any mistakes he buries them and people  dassent say nothing because doctors cap .  read or write Latin.   When the editor,  makes mistakes there is lawsuits, ,an.d  swearing, and a big fuss; but .if the doctor makes oue there is a funeral, .cut  flowers and a perfect silence.   A doctor  can use a word a yard long without him  or anybody knowing v, hat it means; but  if the editor uses one he has to spell it.  If the doctor goes to see another man's  wife he charges for the visit; but if the  editor goes he gets a charge of buckshot.  When the doctor gets drunk its a case of  being overcome with the heat and if he  dies its a case of heart trouble.   When an  editor gets drunk its a case of too much  booze, and if he dies it is the jhnjams.  Any college can make a doctor, but an  editor has to be born."  THE MAN WHO WINS.  The man who wins is the man who does,  The nun who makes things hum and  buz/.,  The man who works and the man who  acts,  Who builds on a basis of solid facts;  Who  doesn't  sit  down   to   mope  and  dream,  But humps ahead with the force of steam;  Who hasn't the time to fuss and fret,  But gets there every time���������you bet!  Ihe man who wins is the man who wears  A smile to cover his burden of cares;  Who knows that the sun will shine again,  That the clouds will pass and we need  thc rain;  W ho buckles down to a pile of work,  And never gives up and never will shirk  Till the task is done and the toil made  sweel,  While thc temples throb with the red  blood's heal.  The man who loses is he who moans  That the way is rough and he dreads the  stones;  Who is looking for something soft to do,  Where the pay is big and the hours few;  Who dreems of this und dreams of that,  But never uiils in and throws off his hat;  Who feels the fear of a drop of sweat,  And never gets anywhere���������you bet.   .  Thc tiiun who wins is the man who climbs  The ladder of life to the cheery chimes  Of the bells of labor, the bells of toil,  And isn't afraid that his skin will spoil  If he faces the shine of the glariug sun  And works iii the light till the tusk ii  done���������  A human engine with triple beam  And u hundred and filly pounds of steam.  GETTING PERSONAL.  In oue of the largo cities a street  car collided with a milk cart and  scut can after can of milk Splashing  into the street. Soon a large crowd  gathered. A very short man coming up had to stand on tiptoe to see  past a stout woman in front of  him.  "Goodness me I ' he exclaimed.  "What an awful waste I"  The stout woman turned round  aud glared at tho little man and  said sternly: "Miud your own  business I''*���������Harper's Weeklyi  Twico nine tailors couldn't make  a man out of some male bipeds.  MU.mLMJJIiUIIUI''MJJJMg  ,n.WBP.������������������iujiau������nimM-*Utjfl>>--- THE   LEDGE,   GREENWOOD, -BRITISH COLUMBIA.  D. BOWSER'S JUG  A Gallon of Spring Tonic Warranted to Restore Youth.  SIGHTS  AFTER   THE  DRINKS.  Several Mrs. Bowsers Appear Before  Him���������One Cat Becomes Four, and  the Gas Jets Increase���������Runs Wild  and Awakes In a Field.  [Copyright,  By   M.   QUAD.  1910,   by  Associated   Literary  Press.J  I HE Bowsers had settled down  for the evening when there  cnme a ring at the basement  bell, and presently tbe cook  came, upstairs to say that a boy had  . made a mistake and left a jug. Mrs.  Bowser looked at Mr. Bowser, and  after trying to look innocent for a mo*  cut'iu he said:  '���������There Is no mistake. The Jug was  left here tor tne. It contains a gallon  Df spring tonic."  "Hut  why should  you get a spring  tonicV" asked Mrs. I'.owser accusingly.  ���������'Why should 1 get a fall touic or a  Bummer touieV 1 get a spring ionic because spring is here."  "And some'great doctor has recommended il to you, 1 suppose?"  "No, ina'aiu; some great doctor hasn't  floup any such thing. I'm doctor  enough to know when spring comes  everybody should take a tonic to  demise tlie blood aud got ready for u  eh-inge of season. 1 got It partly on  your account."  "Von needn't have put yourself out.  I shall rot taste It. What quack charged you .55 for putting it upV"  "Mrs. Ho.-vser, your language is Intemperate, bn.'. 1 shall overlook it for a  moment. This ionic was prepared by a  farmer from roots and barks. Tlie recipe is over a huwJred years old. It  was used by his grandfather. De  could make $10,000 a year by putting  the tonic on the market, but he is no  Buch man.   Ho has made up a gallon  A TASTE OF SPRING TONIC.  for rae because when he was in the  oilice one day last fall I gave him some  hints on feeding live stock."  ���������'.Nonsense" Vou dou't know how to  feed an old hen! If that tonic makes  you deathly sick it will be what you  deserve. Vou have no more need of a  tonic than our cat. Why can't you go  along as other men do?"  "Are other men Bowsers?" he sternly demanded.  .   "It is well they are not."  "Mrs.   Bowser,  listen  to  me.   Don't  . . ...u. men got it. It was tlie impurities of his blood being dissolved  and put ou the hustle by the spring  tonic. The flintier had said that it  would cleanse his system iii a month.  The farmer hadn't figured that he was  Bowser. It was going to do it In a  week. lie rose up and went downstairs to see if be had placed the jug  iu a cool place. He had. He took it  out of the refrigerator to see if It was  really a gallon jug. It was. He smell-  ed and tasted. Same joyous spring  tonic, made of roots aud barks and  warranted fresh. '  Another tumblerful as evidence of  his faith in it. No use taking a week  when he could cleanse his system in  <wo days. This time he did not put  away the Jug. It looked well there on  the (able. As he started for the stairs  lie fell against tho wall. Any one  iniglu have dune the same thing. lie  stumbled on ihe stairs. Even Napoleon .stumbled now and then.  Mrs. Bowser sat iu the same place.  She had increased. There were two  aud ii half ot tier now and the same of  llie uihie and books. There were four  eats and sixteen gas jets. That tonic  was working.  Mr. Bowser started to sit down in'  his locking chair. It moved away,  anil he struck the floor. He thought  he delected a smile ou the two and  one-half faces of Mrs. Bowser, but  wasn't sure, lie got up very carefully,  so as not to shako down the walls of  the house, anil look live minutes to  think before he said:  "Think I'll go out f'r walk. Think  it'll do in'e good. Think It'll help spring  tonic."  Stuff Beats Multiplication Table.  A voice which seemed familiar, but  miles and miles away, auswered tlmt  perhaps it would be a good thing.   He  looked  around  tor the  two and  one-  hall  Mrs.  Bowsers, and they had become four, and he could count sis cats  looking at hhn.   He rose up and went  down the hall to the hatrack.  It seemed to him ihat kind hands helped Ulm  ou with his overcoat and clapped his  hat on his head.  It seemed to him that  he rolled down the front steps and that  the gate kept dodging him.   Later on  he found  himself at his family drug  store, and  he recognized that it was  his voice saying:  "W-White, I am Bowsher, ain't I?"  ���������'Looks like it" N  "1 meet farmer, don't I?"  "Ves."  "Aud fanner makes me spring tonic?"  "Yes."  "1   want   Mishis   Bowsher   to   take  shome   zhat   spring   tonic,    but   she  won't." {  "Bully-for her!"  "But I take shome.   Helps my blood  right away.   Makes new  man  of  me.  Shay,  Misher  White,   why  don't you  . shell spring tonic?  If you would shell  spring tonics I'd buy���������buy"���������  And then it seemed to him that the  druggist called him a jackass and hurt  his feelings till he wept and that men_  look hi in by the arms and ran bini  miles and miles and finally left him in  a field. When he awoke be was in his  bod and it was morning and Mrs. Bowser was saying:  "When  I   went  down   half an  hour  ago  to see  about  breakfast  1   found ;  your spring tonic jug out In the back j  yard and broken to pieces.  Could the |  cat have done it?" j  But Mr. Bowser didn't answer. His ���������  blood was all right, nnd he had no j  more use for a tonic.  CRICKET CAMP FOLLOWERS.  Men  Who  Fatten on the "Flannelled  Fools."  ' It is impossible to be among the  crowd tit a great cricket match -"ith-  out being struck by the number of  persons unofficially connected with  the game who appear to be reaping a  rich harvest out of' it. Vendors of  sweets sandwiches, and cheap literature are most frequently met with;  but one well-dressed gentleman used  to frequent Lord's with a huge bag  crammed with lield-glasses, which' he  let out at sixpence each for the game.  Craig, "the Surrey Poet," is said  to have made ns much by the sale of  his tropical r' ggerel during the season as many a novelist does by his  books; and a London artist found a  way to popular notice in his young  days hy doing lightning caricatures'of  famous players in characteristic attitudes on the g-ound, and then putting  them up foi auction during the luncheon interval. More curious was an old i  soldier's device for earning money  during the cricket season on one of  the Midland grounds. To a considerable section of tho crowd tlie scor-  .ing-board is invisible, and ho therefore took up a post where he could  view every detail.of the game, which  he announced in a loud voice to the  crowd in return for any trifle they  cared to drop into his hat on the  conclusion of the game.  Other ruses are to take camp-slools,  which are readily hired to stand upon  by those forming the outer fringe at  a big match; to bowl to gentlemen  cricketers at the nets, the latter often  placing coins on the stumps, to go  to tho bowler clover enough to heat  the hat; to obtain and sell to enthusiasts the autographs ol famous players; and ,to beg for tho return passes  of gentlemen leaving early in the day,  and dispose of them to liter arrival's.  A shrewd Yorkshireman used to  make money on the northern grounds  by exhibiting a very clover parrot,  that not only knew the names of the  ANAEMinjICTiiMS  Can Find New Health in Dr.  Williams' PinK Pills.  THEY KEN THE BIG M0N.  B.   C.  Anaemia is simply a lack of blood  It therefore follows' that the correct  treatment for anaemia is one that increases the blood supply. .That is really the only treatment that can possibly be -successful. The symptoms  of anaemia are easily recognized  Paleness, listlessness, the failure of  food to nourish, headaches and often  in women and girls backache, faiiil-  noss and palpitation of the heart. To  restore the blood supply to its normal  quantity and quality'Dr. Williams'  Pink Pills can be recommended,with  confidence. First because they are  known to have cured thousands cf  anaemic people���������the highest possible  recommendation. Secondly, they actually contain the ingredients that  combine with the food and oxygon to  make rich, red blood, without which  no man, woman or growing boy or girl  can be' healthy.  Airs. li. M. Bell, .Red Deer, Alta.,  says:���������"When 1 caniu to Alberta some  years ago, a young girl, I liad been  suffering for a couple of years from  anaemic blood. Doctors had done  everything for me that could he done,  but to no purpose.   Tho doctors said J   .  ^ u  could not live, but that a change of j to"bei "a "coupId  principal players, but would cry, at  appropriate times: "Well fielded,  sir!" "Bang it over the grand stand!"  and "Bowl tlie beggar out!" A Lancashire enthusiast had a pet canary,  whose prophecies as to tho number  of runs a batsman would make���������the  bird picking numbered cards out of  a rack with its bill���������were so frequently near the mark thnt its owner made  a good deal by means of bets and little exhibitions. **���������  The Woolsack of Cricket.  The Earl -,f Londesborough, who  hsr-r^just been elected to the presidency of tho Murylebone Cricket Club  ���������a post which may be described as  the Woolsack of Cricket���������succeeds a  famous line of aristocratic sportsmen.  His lordship is patron of the Scarborough Cricket Week, and is Hereditary High Admiral of the Yorkshire  Coast. At Blankney, his Lincolnshire  seat, a largo ship of sugar is annually served to keep this quaint office  in remembrance. Lord'Londesborough  is rightly described as "an all-round  man." Besides being captain of his  own fire-brigade, he is a good judge  of horses, a distinguished amateur actor, fond of cricket and football, and  always ready to lend his patronage in  the interests of sport. It was whilst  the guest of Lord Londesborough 'a  father that the late King, then Prince  of Wales, was attacked by typhoid  fever in 1871.  climate might prolong my life, so my  father brought mo to Alberta. For a  short time I did seem to improve, but  soon become as bad, if not worse than  before 1 left Ontario. 1 ciiiild not  walk upstairs, walk on the street,,or  stand in a room for nion> than a few  minutes without fainting. Life was a  burden and I did not care whether I  lived or not, and had given up hope  of gelling better. It was at this time  Dr. Williams' Pink Pills were brought  to my attention, and a supply was got  for me. After t had used the second  box 1 thought T felt some hotter, and  T continued taking the Pills until I  had used nine or ten boxes, when I  felt like a new person. I could walk,  ride, a bicycle and skate without thc  dreadful pains in my limbs T had be-  fore experienced, and in every way I  was enjoying belter health flian ever  before in my life. Now, whenever I j  feel the need of a tonic I-turri at once I  to Dr. Williams' Pink Pills, and I am j  Sunset's Hielan'man Aroused  an Old Bruce Boy.  The sturdy sons of Bruce County,  the famous region that divides Georgian Bay from Lake Huron, are to be  found in every western town or settlement from Kenora to Dawson city.  Recently the editor of The Vancouver  Sunset knowing that he was making a  popular appeal on ,the coast and in  the west, published an old-fashioned  wood-cut of a Highlander, one of the  sort used to illustrate advertisements  of Caledonian games, the favorite diversion in Bruce County. His kindly  thought brought a response from The  Salmon Arm Observer, entitled: "He  Kenned the Big Hielan' Man Whatever.'"  The picture of the old Lucknow Hielan' man, will make many a Bruce  and Huron old boy homesick, says  the exile at Salmon Arm, B.C. Many  there are who would take a' trip back  to witness tho Caledonian games if  only they had time or the price or  both. Some of us who have sec -. no  person from "home" in recent years  will wonder if Johnny Murchison,  Sandy McPhcrson, Sandy Lawson,  and many other of lhe old-time' Scot-  ties are stiil on dock; whether or not  Jock Adams will compete iu die quoit  i tournament, and if he loaes will want  of  his  pet  canaries  fl ������������������-������--������"������-���������-���������"���������-��������������������� IMIHII  HtHIII ������������������������������������������ HHIt-llltllllMMIIII  The Doctor's Answers  .-  By   Dr.   Lewis  Baker.  The questions answered below are general in character; the,syuiptonii.' or diseases are given and the answers -will apply to any case of similar nature. Those  wishing further a vice free, mav address Dr. Lewis  Baker, Coll-gs Bids-., College���������Ellwood Sts., 'Dayton,  Ohio, enclosing a If addressed envelope for reply. V  unable to obtain my of the drugs mentioned of your [  regular druggist, go to some prominent large retail drug  store which is sure to.be well stocked  that he could win another round; if  Jimmy Hunter is still living and will  announce the results of the athletic  and dancing records so that all on  the hill may hear and that without a  megaphone. The editor of The Observer learned '/lis trade in the office  where tlie "big Scotsman" is printed, as "devil" pushed the big roller  which supplied the ink, and later on  pulled the old Washington hand press  ou which the largo posters are mil.  Here's hoping that Lucknow may  havo as big a crowd as she did the  year that Donald Dinnie, champion  athlete of Scotland, favored them  with his presence, and was defeated  by the boys of Bruce, Huron, and  south as far as Zorra.  K. O. M.:���������A lotion" said to be ex-  ���������client for making the eyebrows grow  is as follows: Sulphate of quinine'5  grains, alcohol 1 or.. Mix. Moisten and  rub twice daily. 2, Write, giving full  particulars, of your female disorders  and 1 will answer you privately.  Frank Mc:���������There is no doubt about  you needing a good prescription for  the kidneys and bladder. Suoh symptoms as painful, frequent, uncontrollable urination, varied by a scanty  flow and pain in bladder regions, pain  in small of- back, etc., are indicative  of the need ot a good tonic and cleansing agent. Try this, and you will find  the relief you desire,: FI. ext. buchu  1 on., comp. fl. balmwort. 1 oz., syrup  sai-sa'parilli*. comp. 4 ozs. Mix and take  a teaBpounCal before or after meals  and one at bedtime. Drink plenty of  water between meals, and little liquid  of any kiti'd at meals.  Dyspeptic:-Yes,     I    consider    you  necessary in a ease of extreme thin  ness like yours:���������Formula:   Tincture  of cadomene comp. 1 oz., (not-cardamom),  glyceiine, 2 ozs.,  rosewater  3  ozs., borax a teaspoonful.   Mix, apply'  twice daily, rubbing and massaging a  tablespooiiful   each- time  until   com- .  pletely absorbed.   Then wash with* hot  water and soap,   dry, and   maBsage'  with olive oil or sheep tallow.   Then  have the following prescription filled:'  Compound syrup of hypophosphites 6"  ozs.,  tincture cadomene comp. loz.,  compound essence cardiol 1 oz.. Mix,  shake well and take a teaspoonful be-,  fore meals if appetite is not good and  after meals if it is.    Also a dose' at  bedtime.   This makes a fine invigorating tonic  and  is  perfectly, harmless,'  no matter how long used.  A!  C.  K.:���������The best treatment for  blood poison, acquired or inherited, is'  simple,  but to  be effective must be  used for eight to twelve months, and  have a chronic case of dyspepsia and sometimes  longer.    You  know  what  A Veteran Campaigner.  In  anticipation of another general  election  in' England  the   Liberals  of  the Banbury  Division of Oxfordshire  ������������������,.j. ���������j,i,.   ���������,.,-.,        v      ii        i i have   again   chosen   as   their   candi-  ���������P*���������\}yT���������mmcnAmSth"ntomy\dnUi    the    Hon.    Eustache    Edward  Twistleton-Wykeharn-Fionnes,   who re-  suggest you try the following: Essence  of pepsin 3 ozs., syrup of ginger *2 ozs,  and coihp. essence cardiol 1 oz. Mix  and take a teaspoonful bofore or after  each -meal arid one at bedtime if necessary. Eat more moderately and abstain from heavy, starchy foods and  pnrk.  M. M.:��������� \ popular and successful  beauty specialist used the following  formula for years to Assist the development of bust, arms and neck. It  is usually very effective especially  when an internal tonic and nutritive  is  use<i  in conjunction  as  would  he  caused the trouble, and now that the  severe stage is past, you can safely  use this prescription: Syrup trifolium  oomp. 4 ozs., comp. fl. balmwort 1 oz.,  comp. cardiol 1 oz. Mix, and take a  teaspoonful after each meal and one  at bedtime. You can if you wish obtain the ingrp.die.nts and ��������� mix them  yourself.  M, .7.:���������A fine laxative cough syrup  is made as lollows: Aromatic caacara  I oz., comp. cardiol 1 oz., and syrup of  whito pine eomp. 4 ozs. Mix. Take a  teaspoonful o to 10 times daily or as  needed. '  Sometimes  Client���������Gun a man's character be  judged from his handwriting?  ijuwyor���������Yda, if his letters are read  in court.  friends.  Sold bv  all medicine, dealers of by  mail at 50 cents  a  box or six  boxs |  for $2.50    from   Tlie    Dr.    Williams'  Medicine Co., Brockville, Ont.  Spiked His Gun  Mr. Fling���������Is there anything more  disgusting than gossiping woman?  Mrs. Fling���������Yes, a gossiping man.  As a vermicide there is no preparation    that   equals   Mother      Graves'j  Worm Exterminator.   It has saved the'  lives of countless children.  presented the constituency from 1906  up to the last general election, when  he was defeated by Capt. R. B. Bras-  sey. Old-timers in the Northwest will  scarcely recognize under this cumbersome cognomen ��������� young "Ned  Fiennes," who for some years owned  and ran a horse ranch near Fort Qu'-  Appclle, and who, with his chum, the  Hon. Maurice Gifford, went through  the Northwest campaign, twenty-live  years ago, as scouts attached to Gen.  Middleton's column. Mr. Fiennes, who  still retains some of iiis interests in  the Northwest, is the second son of  the fourteenth Baron Saye and Sele  and brother of the present one.  Mr. Fiennes, who is now an active  member  of   tlie    London    Stock  Ex-  Clean Stomach,    Clear   Mind.���������The   change, was born in 18C4, so that he  stomach is the workshop of all vital | was   twenty-one   at  the  time   of  the  functions   and   whon   it   gets   out   of \ Kiel' Rebellion.   During that event he  Contentment may be better than  riches, but you can't buy a square  meal with it.  "The grief for the billiard wizard  who dieu is general and sincere."  "l'es; he never allowed his game to  get in the moving pictures."       "  The Oil for the Farmer.���������A bottle of  Dr. Thomas' Eclectric Oil in the fiurn  house will save many a journey for  the doctor. It is not only good for  the children when taken with colds  and croup, and for the mature who  suffer from pains and aches, but there  are directions for its use on sick  cattle. There should always be a  bottle of it in the house.  THE KING'S ELDEST SON.  More Anecdotes  About the   Heir Apparent of Great Britain.  Sixteen-year-old Prince Edward,  heir apparent to the British throne,  began.life as a naval cadet three years  ago at Osborne, in the Isle of Wight,  miss a word 1 say. ��������� 1 need a spring.Kit is of course always said of prin-cea  tonic. I have a spring tonic at hand.  I I'when they go to school or enter the  navy or the army that  they receive  shall proceed to take a spring tonic,  ' &nd by the seven bulls of Basban no  one shall prevent me. Had you mildly  and kindly and gently asked me not to  take a spring tonic I think I should  have given way, but when you resorted to sarcasm, innuendo and insult I  made up my mind that I would absorb  Bprlug tonic If It killed me."  "Very well. I have nothing more to  say."  Mrs. Bowser Silenced.  "Your eyes are bloodshot; you have  a saffron color; there is a pimple on  your chin; your blood is impure. My  Bpring tonic would make you loo!; Ave  years younger in a month, but you  can't have any of it, not a drop. You  may beg of me on your bended knees,  but I will turn from you!"  "Thanks!"  "1 now go down to take some spring  tonic to make a new man of me. If  there are three pimples on your cbln  when I return don't blame me."  The jug sat there on the dining room  table, and Mr. Bowser removed the  cork and stuck his nose In the place  of It. The smell was good. Those roots  nnd bark gave out an odor that made  one thirsty. There was a tag on the  handle, and written on the tag was:  ���������*To be taken three times a day.  Keep In a cool place."  "Three times a day, and I'll begin  right now," mused the patient, "ll  tf.oesn't sny how much to lake, but  (but, of course. Is left to a man's Judgment. My Judgment Is good. About a  ruuiblerful will do me."  It was taken. It tusled good. That  tonic put on a table d'hote menu uiio  ���������old for seventy-Dve cent claret would J  have been a success. Mr. Bowser snt  down and smacked his lips and decided that the farmer knew his business. He was also grateful to the Jug  for not having leaked any of the contents on the way. It wasn't ten min  tiles before he began to feel impurities  of bis blood purifying themselves.  "Three times a day," he said as hf  Mad the tag again.   "That Is for tbf  ovpfxire person.   I'm Bowser.   Besides  i may get up In the morning and forget to take it.  A spring tonic at hand  Is woi'th two doctors a mile away."  Tho First Swallow. -  He poured out and swallowed  the  same generous quantity and then placed tho jug In the refrigerator and went  upstairs.   Mrs.   Bowser  was reading.  He picked up   tho evening paper, aud  began  to read about tho "no  meat"  crusade and had been at It a quarter  of an  hour when his sight began to  flicker.   He looked away and saw two  cuts on   the  hearth  rug.   Ho looked  over end saw two Mrs. Bowsers reading two books.  Ho puzzled for a mo-  the same treatment as their comrades  not born in the purple. In young  Prince Edward's case a well authenticated anecdote shows that this was  so. "*".  In a letter to his father he told how  Melodramatic   Suicide.  Pericles lanopoulos, a GreeJc poet,  compared by Mine. Leblanc-Maeter-  linck to Hermes for his personal  beauty, has committed suicide in  melodramatic fashion at Athens.  At a banquet to which he had summoned all his friends he showed them  " a trunkful of manuscripts that were  to be destroyed. "To-morrow I am  going on a journey," he said, as they  left him. The next morning each of  them received by post an exquisite  statuette  of a horse.  At the same time lanopoulos rode  out of the city to Mount Aegaleos,  gathered a garland of liowers, and  then made a dash for the sea. At the  time a violent storm was raging,  lanopoulos, driving his spurs into the  horse's flanks, urged the maddened  beast into the foaming waters of the  bay, and shot. himself through the  heart.  order the whole system clogs in sympathy. The spirits flag, the mind  droops and work becomes impossible  The first care should be to restore  healthful action of the stomach and  the best preparation for that purpose  is Parmelee's Vegetable Pills. General  use for years has won them a leading place in medicine. A trial will  attest their value.  Explained  May���������She had no trouble pulling the  wool over his eyes.  Madge������������������1 suppose that accounts for  his sheepish expiession.  Minard's  Liniment Cures Colds,  Etc.  There's  always  lots  of  other  folks  you kin be sorry for 'stead of yourself.  ���������Mrs. Wiggs.  Smart Churchmen  Dibble���������Why did you vestrymen engage a fat rector?  "Fat men are short winded."  Curiosities  In  Bookbinding/  ___   __.           Extravagance in  binding   has   fre  he had been sent on an errand by a������   fluently furnished an opening for the  senior boy, the senior boys being al-    '*"'"*' ' '���������-���������*--'-���������-   ���������-���������-���������-   ---  * ->-  lowed by tradition to make the juniors  fag for them; how the senior had  given him sixpence with which to buy  a smallbox, which it turned out cost  only threepence/and how the senior  boy had told him to "keep the  change."   The Prince of Wales, now  Howe'er it be, it seems to me  JTis only noble to be good,  j Kind hearts are more than coronets,  i   And simple faith than Norman blood  ���������Tennyson.  You will find, as you look back upon  your life, that the moments that stand  out���������the..moments when you have  really lived���������are the moments when  you have done things in a spirit of  love. As memory scans the past,  above and beyond all the transitory  pleasures  of  life  there  leap forward  ap-  King George V, was so amused at the  story that he showed the letter to some !  of his friends, and .so the story became ;  public property. i  The custom rules at an English j  school that all boys of over a year's j  standing may ask a newcomer . his J  name and the latter must reply ���������  promptly and accurately without!  showing any sign of annoyance, even \  though the question may have been i  put to him a dozen times in as many !  minutes. .      I  Prince Edward's   name,   or   rather I  want of  name,  nearly  led  him  into  trouble with'some of his older school  fellows.  A senior, for example,   would  proach him and gruffly ask:  "What's your"ria/ner"  "Edward."  "Edward   what?"  ''Edward  nothing, just Edward."  Then  as  thu senior  was  preparing  to  chastise   the   new  arrival   for  not  giving a proper reply to a legitimate  question he would remember, and in  some  cases   apologize,   but more   frequently say something like "Oh, it's  yon, is it?" and turn away.  "What did it feel like, being tho'  eldest son of the Prince of Wales?  Wasn't it a great responsibility?" he  was asked by a cadet friend of an inquiring turn of mind.  "I've never thought of it in that  way  display of fantastic tricks and fads  In an old bookseller's catalogue was  seen an advertisement of a Latin copy  of Apulein's "Golden Ass," bound in  the skin of a Jerusalem ass, the leather, being still unhaired. A book by  Jeffery Hudson, the noted dwarf, was  bound in the silk waistcoat of Charles those supreme hours when'you" have  I., the dwarfs patron saint. A-de been enaWed to do unnoticed kind-  luxe editioni of J. ox s historical works, j nesses to those round about you,  specially fitted up^for Towards, the ; things too trifling to speak about, but  philosopher,  was   bound   throughout   which fod h*v     ^     d into'your  n     foxskin,    forty-seven    pe ts    of   eternal Hfe       _H Drummond.  these little animals being required to ;  ���������  complete the job.   O'Connell, who so      ���������,.,, .    ,..,. ���������'',,'���������' .  delighted in the possession of a first! ��������� ^''n llttle ���������r(: J'1��������� a century  edition of Bacon's works, had the en- 12,500,000 acres of shifting sand dunes  tire set rebound again in pigskin and I-iIKl    disease 'breeding    marshes    in  always lovingly  referred to them as  his "Baconrind" books  A Chance to Dry.  Lord Dufferin always said that the  happiest years of his long official life  were those spent in Calcutta. He  reveled in the sunshine. A friend  one day expostulated with him for his  reckless exposure of himself to the  weather. "Well, you see," said the  viceroy, "they have always sent me  to cold places. They sent mc as viceroy to Canada, where one must live a  third of the year in buffalo furs. They  sent me to St. Petersburg, where one  has to hibernate like a bear. So when  they ordered mo to India I rubbed my  hands and said to myself, 'Now I can  hung myself up to dry.'"  France have beeii made productive  and healthful by the intelligent cultivation of pine forests.  Red, Weak, Weary, Watery Eyes  Relieved  by  Murine    Eye    Remedy  Try  Murine  for your Eye Troubles  You will like Murine,  50c at Your Druggists.  Books Free.     Murine  Co., Toronto.  It   Soothes.  Write for Eye  Eye   Remedy  2  The Home of Musical Fish.  Lake   Batticaloa,   Ceylon,   has   tho  probably unique distinction of being  the home of musical fish.  The sounds  . emitted  by these are said to be as  It's always seemed to be great'- sweet and melodious as those which  tuck  to  be  born  the eldest son,  be-j would be produced by a series of aeo-  cause when you're eldest you haven't: Han harps.    Crossing the lake in a  Have a purpose. No one ever reached great things without trying for  them.   Thoughts of what is great, love  for great ideals, daily acts done in a I inches with" reference to the southern  great spirit, prepare the hero's hour  m ono hundred years.   At Chicago the  was known to everyone in Middleton's  column as one of the pluckiest  scouts, and one of the most unassuming young fellows in the force. In  only "one respect did he put on airs.  While others were content with bestowing only the absolutely necessary  care upon their mounts, Fiennes kept  his horse groomed and his saddlery  eleaned and burnished with as much  care as if they were about to pass under the critical eyes of the judges at  a horse show. And, of course, he was  his own groom, and had his turn on  picket and fatigue like the rest.  I There was a tradition in the force  that he was well-connected in England; but what the connection was  nobody but his chum, Gifford, Lord  Alelgund, and, perhaps. Gen. Middle-  ton, knew and nobody cared. He proved himself a good fellow, and that  was enough.  Canadian   Reforms  Finances.  The part that newspaper men sometimes play in public affairs has been  demonstrated   by    certain   events  in  New York recently.    As the outcome  ������f   reform   in   the  financing  of  New  York City there  was a reduction in  the amount of money required to administer the city government for the  first three months of this year of nearly $22,000,000, and a consequent saving to the city of $240,000 in interest  charges, as compared with the same  period of 1909.    This; new method of  handling  the  public  funds   was  the  direct result of a series of illuminative articles written for The New York  Tribune by the well-known Canadian  journalist, (William Richmond Smith.  Mr. Smith has been a' member of the  editorial  staff   of   The   Tribune  for  some time and has lately.won wide  recognition as an expert on municipal  finance.    The  subject  is  not  a  new  one with him for it will be remembered  that  some  years  ago  when  a  resident of Montreal he went to England at the  request of a number of  leading  business  men  and  made  an  impartial investigation of the working  of  municipal ownership.    The  result  of his enquiry was published in book  form  and  the volume  is one of the  most thorough expositions of the pros  and cons of the subject extant.  "He was awfully nervous when lie  proposed."  "So were you until he did so, were,  you not, dear?"  The man who agrees with everybody  soon gets the reputation of having  good judgment.  Feminine bcuiify is the knack a girl  lias of knowing how to look pretty  when she isn't.  Minard's   Liniment  Cures   Distemper.  "Now, confess, McBride , do you  hold your wife on your lap as much  now as when-ypu were first married?"  asked Barlow. " "Well, Barlow," replied McBride,"to tell thc truth, I  believe she sits on me rather more  now than then."  Little Known Facts  A dog has 42 teeth.  Ivory doubles in price every few  years. -      .    " '  The first almanac was printed in  Hungary in tlie year 1470.  The United Slates leads in the number of patents issued each-year.  State of Ohio, City <-i Toledu,  Lucas County.  Franli J. Cheney makes oath that he  is senior partner of the fiim of F. J.  Cheney & Co., doing business in the  Cily tof Toledo, County and State  aforesaid.. and that said firm will pay.  the sum of ONE HUNDRED DOL-'"  LARS for each and every case of  Catarrh that cannot be cured by the  use of Hall's Catarrh Cure.  FRANK J. CHENEY.  .Sworn to before mc nnd subscribed  in my presence, this Gtirday of December,  A.D. 1886.  A. W. GLEASON,  (Seal) Notary-Public.  Hall's Catarrh Cure is taken internally, and acts directly on the blood  and mucous surfaces of the system.  Send for testimonials free.  F. J. CHENEY & CO., Toledo, O.  Sold by all Druggists, 75c.  Take Hall' Family Pills for constipation.  Fooled His Dad First  Campus Chum���������I hope your gov-nor  will take you in when you get home. -  "Well, -if  there's  anything in reciprocity he ought to."  The Pill ThaK Leads   Them   All.���������  Pills arc the most-portable and eoir.-  \i pact of all medicines, and when-easy.   plo take are   the   most   acceptable of  ���������     ���������,,    ,   ,, ,. , ���������   ���������! preparations.   But thev   must   attest  He- My teeth aie aching awfully. J t*10*r I)ower to be popular,    As Par-  bhe��������� lou must have lett them out nielee's Vegetal"    ���������  in,a draughty place."  Work is under way for the first locomotive ever built in Chile, the first  of an order of five for the government.  Rather Evasive  you    believe    the  'egetable Pills are the most  popular of all pills they must- fully  meet all requirements. Accurately-  compounded and composed of ingredients proven to be effective in regulating the digestive organs, there is no  surer medicine to be liad any where.  One thing at least seems clear: the  "Do    you    believe    the    Fairbanks   fat man may not be as spry on his  party   scaled      Mount      McXinley's j feet as his lean brother; he may not as  peak?" j a rule,  be as agile of mind, but "lie  "Well, I believed that Cook found ,oats a better meal ancl enjoys a sound-  the north pole." ior sleep,   lie is more   cheerful;   his    [ laugh is heartier. In fact, some of him  "What were you and Mr. Smith talk- |]*-'lvc  laughed  and  grown  fat.    And  ing about in tlie parlor?" demanded 'thc!1- aSain and finally, it is probably  Miss Blushe's mother.  "Oh, we were discussing our kith  and kin." replied the young lady.  "Yeth, you wath," interposed her  little sister. "Mr. Thmith asked you  for a kith and you thaid 'You kin.' "  "Father, you must not drop your  final 'g's.'" Thus "Gwendolyn fresh  from college, to father, retired pork  butcher. "But I haven't been drop-  pin', 'em." "There you go. Droppin.'  And you say 'comin' 'nnd 'goin'' and  'eaten'' without any final *g' sound at  all. It's'awful."-' A pause. "Gwenny."  "Yes?" "May I drop the final *g' in  egg?" ���������������������������:;:���������.������������������.���������::-.  easier to be fat and got lean than to be  lean and get fat;���������Vancouver Province.  Too Ready Relief  A man went into a druggist's shop  and asked for something to cure a  .headache. The druggist held a bottlo  of hartshorn to his nose, and he was  nearly overpowered by its pungency.  As soon as he recovered he begun to  rail at the druggist and threatened to  punch his head.  "But didn't it case your headache?"  asked the apothecary.     ;  "Ease, my headache!" gasped the  num. "1 haven't got any headache  It's my wife that's got the headache."  When Will Niagara Run Dry.  It is stated that a comparison of  -i-nugo records for a period of twenty  yeurs shows that the land surrounding the great lakes is being gradually  tilted from northeast to southwest at  such a rate that of two points 100  miles  apart   the   northern   rises   five  and bring it to him. Purpose makes  or mars life.. Purposelessness ruins  life.  She (complainingly)���������"You said I  had a silvery voice, before we were  married."  He���������"Well, I admit it's metallic  still."  got to wear any of your brother's old  clothes," was Prince Edward's reply.  Parnell's Kettle.  Mr. Kettle, the Nationalist M.P.  whose speech on Tariff Reform aroused much interest in the British House  recently, is the son of a distinguished  Irish politician of whom Parnell  thought a very great deal, a fact  which gives point to the following  story. Mr. Kettle and Dr. Tanner  were once addressing bye-election  meetings at Cnrlow. They were speak-  .ing within a short distance of each  other, and Mr. Kettle, who had been  doing sonio strenuous campaigning,  had become so husky that he coi-ld  scarcely be heard by his audience.  "Ah," excliiiemd Dr. Tanner, who ob.  served the rival orator's plight, "Par  nell's Kettle has lost his spout I"  boat "one can plainly distinguish the  pleasant sounds. If an oar is dipped'  in the water the melody becomes  louder and more  distinct.  Much More Exciting.  Stranger. (Id Gotham'-What Is It���������a  dogfight?  Excited Rpsldent (rushing to Join  frenzied mob down'the street)-Dog  fight'' Great Caesar's ghost, no! It's a  fashionable wedding!��������� Chicago Tribune.  His Mlstt-fya.  "I'm sorry to beur.'old man, that  your wife Ipft you."  "My mlstuke. 1 took her for a. mate  She proved to be a sklpper."-Llpp!n-  eott's.  hike level Uses about ono inch in  ten years. It is predicted, therefore,  that should this movement continue  iu about 3,000 years all the upper  lakes will discharge into the Illinois  River, the Detroit and St. Clair rivers  will How backward, carrying the water of Lake Erie into Lake Huron,  and the Niagara River will run dry.  Red River Navigable.  By the completion of the St. Andrew's Locks the Red River is now  available to boats of all sizes from  the City of Winnipeg northward to  Warren's Landing or any other point  ���������m Lake Winnipeg.  W. N. U., No. 801.  A doclor was the guest of a well-  known explorer, and one night, when  tin; latter had been telling of an A ab  attack which ended fntally for his  assistant, the doctor asked: "How do  you feel, captain, when you kill a  man?" The other paused for a moment, and then replied, slowly: "I  don't know, doctor.   How do you?"  A member of the peace committee  hiiw two youths fighting. He pushed  through the crowd and appealed to the  combatants to desist. "My young fel-  lows, settle, your disputes by arbitra.  tion. Each of you choose half a dozen  friends to arbitrate."  V_-  i  -ft  ti  '*!  ft  i  fi  1  I  I  ������*  It  u  wi  IIBljBllWWftWII'WWHili^  fll- T-HE   LEDGE,   GREENWOOD,   BRITISH COLUMBIA.  J  1  Chronic  Indigestion and.Bowel Trouble Which is Overcome"Quickly by  DR., CHASE'S KIDNEY AND  v  ���������LIVER PILLS.  To 'the person with liver and stomach troubles   everything   looks    blue  ��������� and life is scarcely worth living.  How different he f els even alter the  first dose of Dr. Chase's Kidney,' and  Liver Pills. There is no treatment obtainable which so -quickly and thoroughly awakens a sluggish liver and  sets the bowels in healthful and regu.  lar action.  There is no question that this condi-  tion is the real cause of trouble and  that any medicine which falls short of  regulating these organs can at most  only afford temporary relief.  What tired, languid feeling3 after  meals, when the process of digestion is  going on, pressure of gas on the heart  and consequent smothering sensations  What a miserable depressing feeling  comes over mind and body.  And yet how easy it is to change n'l  this by use of this medicine, 'of "well-1 roii'to.    Write for'free copy  known   and-   decidedly    remarkable' Chase's Recipes  '   '  value.  - You are not making any experiment  when you use Dr. Chase's Kidney and  Liver Pills for liver, stomach and  bowel disorders, You can be sure bs-  fore you use them that the results will  be satisfactory. You will not wonder  then why some people are so enthusiastic when they talk about Dr. Chase's  Medicines.     ���������      ���������  Mrs. James Lawrence,' West L'Ar-  loise, C. B.,'writes: "I have great  confidence, in Dr. Chase's medicines  and believe that Dr. Chase's Kidney-  Liver Pills saved my life. I was a  great sufferer from chronic dyspepsia  and entirely unable to- do anything  Two boxes of Dr. Chase's Kidney-  Livor Pills cured tne and I have recommended them to many people. j  - "My husband was cured of liver  complaint by, using these pills and we  would 'not think of being without  them in the house." " ,  Dr. Chase's Kidney and Liver Pills  One Pill a dose, 25 cts. a box, all deal-  jers, or Edmanson,  Bates  &  Co.,  To-  of    Dr  THE ANIMAL DERBY.  It Would Be Ostrich  1st,. Greyhound  2nd,  Kangaroo Also  Ran.  Most people have heard of those  animal races which are a popular  ttature of gymkhana meetings, but it  tr.ay b,j e^ained that for an animal  race the competitor enters any sort  of animal he likes, except a' horse or  a dog, and drives or guides his champion to the winning-post.  Now,'we will tuni'the Derby into an  animal race, open to the whole animal  Kingdom. We will suppose that each  animal runs throughout at the greatest speed of which it is capable, and  that they don't interfere with each  other.  First of all the field. Some animals  ���������such as cattle���������are, obviously, too  slow to stand a ghost of a chance, and  so wo will line.up,'the following ten  starters: Hare, lion, roebuck, grey-  hound, horse, giraffe, elephant, kangaroo, dromedary, and ostrich���������the  ast-named  because, although a bird,  "    r T1S', a,nd ru"s mig'-ty fast, too.  Indeed, here it may as well be said  that, if you want to win money on an  annual race, you back the ostrich  every,time, for he is the fastest thing  on land, and only one bird can beat  him���������namely, thc swallow. Tho ostrich, then, would win our animal  Derby with the g������oatest possible ease,  tor he would cover'the 1 mile 4 furlongs and 29 yan������ of the Dei by course  at the amazing speed of 109 miles an  hour���������that is, nearly three times as  fast as any horse ever foaled could do  it, and, roughly, twice as fast as any  other competitor among those named,  llio recoid time for thc Derby was  made in I90G; when-Major Loder's  iipearinint won in 2 minutes 36 4-5th  seconds. Tho ostrich would take,  roughly,   53  seconds.  But who would be second? Probably the kangaroo will have a good  many'adherents, for, outside Austra-  ha, people have the idea that the  kangaroo hops along at a tremendous  pace. But the kangaroo would finish  down the course," absolute last!  A kangaroo is a slow animal, 7 1-2  miles an hour king his best speed.  !��������� or second place, it would be a fairly  close fight between the greyhound  and the roebuck. A greyhound can  go nearly a mile a minute���������54 miles  an hour, to ba exact���������and this would  just bring him home ahead of the roebuck, whose best speed is a'tiifle over  50 miles an hour.  Now, for-Tourth place. The hare  seems a likely choice; but again you  would be wrong. A lion can give a  hare a start and a beating. A lion <s  capable of 45 miles an hour, but the  hare is fully extended at 4 miles an  hour less.  What about the horse? Well, 38  miles an hour is the thoroughbred's  Hunt, and that brings him into sixth  place. Spearmint won his Derby st  the rate of, roughly, 35 miles an hour,  but a horse is capable of 38 miles an  hour over a short distance.  Not far behind the thoroughbred  wou d come the giraffe, who gets along  at the "������������nf������i-- ���������������������������'���������  -* "���������      ���������' "  hour.  is the best* remedy*  known for sunburn,  heat rashes, eczema,  sore feet,, stugs ana  blisters.   A skin food!  AU DntnUtt and Storu.-tOt. $  A  Born  Pessimist  "What is the baby crying for, my  child?"  "1 dnnno. 'E's alw'ys cryin'. I  never 'came acrawst any one wot looks  upon the dark side of things as 'e  does."  ��������� "What you want to do for that kid,'"  said the old bachelor, who had backed  off suspiciously from 'the new'baby,  "is to call him something that can't  be nicknamed. The way lo do that is  (ogive him J. for a middle initial. I  have made a study of proper names  and their nicknames, and 1 have figured out that there isn't one chance  in a million of the boy whose' middle  name begins with J. ever being nicknamed. Positive immunity is guaraii.  teed by William J. Just cast your eye  over the William J.'s you have heard  of and see if one of Iheni is over called  Bill by any except tho hopelessly jocu.  lar, and even they don't dare say it  lo William J.'s face."  Too ..Late to Exchange  Nurse���������But if you  really  wish  the  buby  to  be  a little boy  perhaps we  could get the doctor to change her.  Master Bobby���������I don't think he'd do  it, nurse; because, you see, we've used  her four days.  Courage is a virtue that the young  cannot spare to lose; it is to grow old  before the time it is better; to make a  thousand mistakes and suffer a thousand reverses than run away from  battle. ,  ���������Henry Van Dyke.  Doctor���������What can I do for you?  Patient���������I have cut my index finger  Doctor���������Very soiry, but I am a spe-  cialint on thc middle finger.   ,  The manager of a music hall was  testing the abilities of a few candidates for stage honors, and this is how  he let down one of the would-be funny  men. "Your songs won't do for me.  1 can't allow any profanity in my theatre," said he. "But 1 don't use profanity," was the reply. ".No, said tlie  manager, but the audience would."  BURIED PLUNDER.  Recovered  by  Thieves  After  Serving  Out Their Jail Terms.   -  It is well known to the police that  Mere'are a number of ex-convicts who  aie literally rolling in riches and  driving about London and the provinces to-day in their, own motor-cars  and carriages, said a detective to the  writer the other day. The majority of  these men are old embezzlers, and  there seems to be little doubt that  thoy are able to live well and keep  going J/ivishly furnished 'residences  because the money they stole was  hidden by them before being arrested  and sent to prison..  There   are   thousands   of   pounds'  worth of valuable property looted by  thieves from various sources that lies  ���������juried in odd corners of Britain and  will  probably* only  be  recovered 'by  the men themselves on their release.  Oases are constantly occurring where  an embezzler afler running off with a  aige sum in gold refuses to divulge  tlie   hiding   place   of   his. ill-gotten  gams.   He is sent to prison, and the  loot   remains   unrecovered.    In' nine  cases out of ten the embezzler; finding  arrest  imminent,   buries   bio    stolen  property and digs it up again when  lie  comes out of prison.  , A man who was for many years an  inmate of one of our prisons is now  living m affluence in a town up north.  [.?,, ??!? , "Priao/ied   for embezzling  WjO.OOO from his employers, and  he  declared   at   the   trial   that   he   had  spout every penny-of it.    For some  time after his release from jail he lived m a cheap lodging house at Ilox-  toii.  and   then  one  day  he declared  that he had come into a fortune,  a  brother in Australia having died and  lelt him some thousands.   As a mat-  tor of fact, although the police had  no proof, he had recovered the money  which he had embezzled years before.  A man of considerable means now  ivmg in the United States served a  term   of   imprisonment   for  forgery  having obtained $75,000 by means of  talse   checks.    Not  a  penny   of  the  HIBERNATING AMMALS.  The  the  Lethargy of V/'nter and  Awakening In Spring.  -The sleep of hibernation is a very  different matter from the sleep of repose. If it be complete, respiration  can no longer be detected. A torpid  bat when disturbed will heave a sigh  or two and, being left alone, again to  all appearances cease to breathe.  Submerged in water of a temperature slightly higher than his own, the  hedgehog not only continues to live,  but appears to suffer 'neither inconvenience nor- harm. Inclosed in an  air-tight receptable, his atmosphere  undergoes a change so slight that it  ���������affects him slightly, if at all: ���������  But circulation does not cease. As  respiration diminishes the irritability  of the .muscles of the heart increases;  and thus without the stimulation of  oxygen, although much more slowly,  the heart continues to beat. In the  absence of the fresh air drawn into  the lungs in times of activity, un-  eleansed and unreinvigorated and  venous,blood passes on to fill the  whole system  of circulation.  A profound lethargy ensues, distinguishable fiom death only by the  slight beating of the heart. The waste  is vary small. The fat,accumulated  during the plenty of summer and autumn supplies all expenditure until  the coming,of spring, when earlier or  later the hibernating animal, having  sioifflifieKieE  IXDIGESTIO-V    OF    A    LIFETIME  '    -PROMPTLY   CURED   BY  ,   "FRUIT-A-TIVES."       /  Mrs. J. r. Fiock; of* Londori( 0n^  for.years  received .the  best  medieel  attention that Canada afforded.      "'  Her husbantl'was a prominent phy-''  sician,  yet his skill -and  that  of hla  colleagues, was of no avail in helping'  Mrs.'Flock. >   ',        -       '    , ���������  .  She writes, "I was a constant" mar- ���������'  tyr to Stomach Weakness all'my life  and no,physician could cure me, but "  'Fruit-a-tives' gave me entire relief.'  and I cordially recommend this .famous fruit medicine to thc public." ;'_  '���������  "Fruit-a-tives". corrects 'all disc-r- ,  trors of digestion, -and Is ���������a .positive V,  ancl speedy cure for Inaigestiori,'-'Dys".r"V*-.  pepsia and Constipation. ���������   -   ' * -      -.������\,yr  'useful" gait of 34 miles   an  (  At the Campus  Gates  -   Classmate���������Well,   old  chap,  I  suppose you are glad it is all over?  "I guess the fellow who pulled me  through is gladder than I am."  "Here," said a lady to a beggar, "is  a glass of water���������pure, cold, delicious  water. What? You refuse it?" He  shook his head and sighed. "I have  to, ma'am," he said. "You see, I've  got an iron constitution, and water  would rust it."  I hen would come a big gap, closed  at the other end by the elephant, who  would come trumpeting along at a  sedate 12 miles an hour.  The dromedary's . speed, too, is a  myth. Mr. G. E. Lanier, the amateur  walking champion, would make the  dromedary step out, for the beast is  not up to more than about 9 miles  in hour, and Mr. Lanier has walked  9 miles in 67 minutes 37 4-5 seconds.  And so the final placings of our  animal Derby would be���������ostrich, greyhound, roebuck, lion, hare, horse,  giraffe, elephant, dromedary, kangaroo.  She (to partner claiming first dance)  ���������You are an early bird, Mr. Glossi-  nest.  He (gallantly)���������Yes, and, by jove,  I've caught the worm���������what!  Indignant Neighbor���������"The little  hussy. Fancy her mother allowing her  to go about in one of them Directory  dresses.   It's scandalous."  The Little Hussy���������" 'Taint a Directory dress; it's an accident. I fell off  the fence and tore my frock."  Minard's  Liniment Cures  Diphtheria.  He���������I wish you'd tell me how to  pave the way to your heart.  She���������What do people generally use  for paving?  He���������Oh���������er���������stones, I suppose  She���������Well?  He���������But what sort?  She���������Why not try    a    diamond  commence  with?  Sweet Girl Graduate'  Matron���������Will you go abroad when  you get home before taking your place  in society?  "Papa thinks I'd better go into society first. Then, you see, I may go  abroad at the expense of some one  else."  Regarded as one of the. most potent  compounds ever introduced with  which to combat all summer complaints and inflammation of the bowels, Dr. J. D. Kellogg's Dysentery  Cordial has won for itself a reputation that no other cordial for the purpose can aspire to. For young or old  suffering from those complaints it is  the best medicine that can be procured.  Let us be like the bird for a moment  perched  On a frail branch while he sings;  Though he feels it bend he continues  his song,  For he knows that he has wings.  Cash and Credit  "Father, what is meant by bankruptcy?"  "Bankruptcy is when you put your  money in your hip pocket and let your  creditors take your coat."  penny  money was recovered by the police.  During the forced confinement of the  thief nis wife, in pursuance of a previously agreed plan, went out to service in a gentleman's family. As  soon as the husband was liberated,  however, his wife resigned her position, and the pair sailed immediately  for the colonies. It ultimately came  to light that the money which had  been stolen by means of the forged  checks had been buried under tho  flooring in a Soho house.  Some fifteen years ago a Hindu  merchant who had come to London  to make purchases of gems was robbed of many thousands of pounds.  The thieves carried their ill-gotten  wealth to a cheap tenement in White-  chapel; but, finding the police hot on  their track, they carried the loot one  dark night to a remote spot on the  Essex marshes and secretly buried  it. They then disappeared and have  not been seen since. It is believed  that the money remains to this day  where it was buried���������London Tit-Bits.  no capital m reserve, begins to suf  fer the pangs,of hunger. In response  to the demand respiration very slowlv  increases, His oxidized blood flows  more quickly, and his energy returns.  Then the bat flies forth once more  from the hollow treo in the wood to  find tho'warm dusk teeming with insect life, and the hedgehog co'mes, it  may be, from the cavity under the  gnarled roots below to find beetles,  worms and slugs once more among  the spring grass.  hibernation has saved both from  death by starvation, but if their nooks-  had not been snug and wisely chosen  they would not have been preserved  from death by frost.  The hiding place also must be se-���������  cret and free fiom intrusion, for the  hibernating animal cannot bear to be  suddenly roused. Even the little dormouse, which comes out at intervals  to feed, when in, deep sleep must be  carried indoors to the warmer temperature of a room or revived by the  heat of the hand passing through the  nest. He then wakes refreshed and  full of activity, but he does not survive too hasty an awakening.  "Frult-a-tlves" are sold by all deal-   ���������  ers at 50c a box, G for J2.50, or trial'  box,   25c,   or  may  be' obtained  from*;  Fruit-a-tives,   Limited.   Ottawa.  Gas For Amateur Minstrels   ..'  "Why is a real estate'agent like the  Pullman company?" c.  "Because he won't reduce rents on  upper flats."  Baby's Own Tablets  Cure Summer Complaints  Minard's  Liniment   Cures  Cows.  Garget   in  to  Wife���������I never did like her, and  when she treated me so shamefully I  was so taken back I couldn't say a  ���������-.ord.  Husband (aside)���������That must hnve  been before we were married.���������Scottish  American.  After a man has been marrie'd for  two years and still allows his wife to  buy his neckties his love will be last  ing.���������New York Times.  After the Frost  Critic���������Did the Buskin company  have a good run in Chicago?  Leading Man���������No, but we had a  long walk back.  Turned Loose on the Public  "I see they've pardoned a magazine  poet out of penitentiary."  "Yes, a groat blow to poetic justice."  1  'I  "V  They Stay at Home  'Yes, sir."  The caddie regarded the  For Western Canada's Great Industrial Fair at Winnipeg, Man., July 13  to 23, 1910, the Canadian Pacific Rail-  way will have in effect special rates.  For full particulars as to rates, limits,  elc, apply to nearest Canadian Pacific  ticket agent.  "Say, lady, mo kid brudder has dis  ictor guy beat a mile doin' cle imi-  Intin' stunt. Give him a dime an' he  will imitate a chicken fer vouse."  "What will he do-ciow?"  "Now, no cheap imitation like dat���������  he'll eat a worm."  No Deception  Man calls his wife his "better half,"  But that's a sort of bluff;  He can't deceive himself, for she's  The whole thing, sure enough.  Same Old 'Varsity Story  Professor  (to graduate)���������I suppose  corrugated   turf   at   the   tee with a I you will settle clown as soon as you  thoughtful frown.   "Yes, sir, since you  get home?  a.ik mc the question, there are worse  players than you." N   "I thought so; I thought so," said  the golfer.  "But they have the sense," added  the expert, "not to phiy golf, but to  stay at home and do free-sawing.  "I hope so. But it will be necessary  for me to settle up before I get home."  "Now, remember, Ikey, thnt vos a  goot glass eye you've got. Always  take it out and put it in your pocket  when you ain't looking at noddings."  Use of Royal Highness.  The London Express learns that the  style of Royal Highness will shortly  be conferred on the* brothers of Queen  Mary���������the Duke of Teek, Prince Francis of Teek, and Prince Alexander of  leek. At present their style is Serene  Highness. The late Duke of Teek was  granted the style of Highness in 1837.  Ihe Teek family belongs to the  Royal House of Wurteniberg, and the  present Duke of Took would be King  of Wurteniberg now but for the mor-  gantic marriage contracted by his  grandfather, Alexander Duke of Wurteniberg, who married, in 1835, Claudius Countess cle Rhedcy, a member  of the Polish nobility.  The Duke of Teek, Queen Mary's  eldest brother, is married to Lady  Margaret Grosvenor, a sister of the  Duke of Westminster.  Prince Frances of Teek, her second  brother, who is one of the best-known  men in London, is unmarried. Prince  Alexander, the third brother, is married to a daughter of the Duchess of-  Albany.  Echo of the Rebellion.  W. J. McLean, who landed at York  Factory in 1849, to enter the employment of the Hudson Bay Company at  that place, and who in 1885 was stationed at Fort Pitt, and with his family was a prisoner in Big Bear's camp  for 60 days during the rebellion, id  now in Montreal. He declares that  Inspector D.'ckens, son of the great  novelist, being deaf and incompetent  for tho position, sent out scouts with  Mr. McLean. Had they remained at  the fort, McLean is almost sure that  an arrangement could have been  reached whereby the Indians would  have gone back to their reserves. They  in fact had about decided to abide by  the Hudson Bay agent's advice, when  the two policemen came along and  upset everything,  Waiting  for the  Smash  Partner���������Now that your son has fin-  ished his course, what comes next?  "I guess he'll finish my course."  ���������      REST AND  PEACE  Fall     Upon     Distracted     Households  When Cuticura Enters.  Sleep for skin-tortured babies and  rest for tired, fretted mothers is found  in a hot bath witli Cuticura Soap and  a gentle anointing with Cuticura Ointment. This treatment, in the majority of cases, .affords immediate relief  in the most' distressing forms of  itching, burning, scaly and crusted  humors, eczemas, rashes, inflammations, irritations and chafings of infancy and childhood, permits rest and  sleep to both parent and child, and  points to a speedy cure, when other  remedies fail. Worn-out ancl worried  parents will find this pure, sweet and  economical treatment realizes their  highest expectations, and may be applied to the youngest infants as well  as children of all ages. The Cuticura  Remedies are sold by druggists every-  where.  Thousands Would Do the Same.  A    pretty    story    concerning    Mr.  W. H. Lever, of Sunlight soap fame,  is going tlie rounds.   At an outing of  the children of Port Sunlight two little girls invited Mr. Lever to go with  them on thc switchback railway. Like  a jovial schoolboy he consented.   As  they were going along one little girl  said, "I've been in one of these" before  at  New   Brighton.    I've  got  a   rich  aunt there."   "Oh, indeed!" said Mr.  Lever.   "Yes," went ou the little one,  "she has got ������200 saved up."   "But  you've  got  more  than that,  haven't  you, Mr. Lever?" inquired the other  child.   "Well, you know," replied Mr.  Lever,   seriously,   "I   keep   spending  my money, aiid you can't have money  if you spend it, can you?"   "And are  you very poor now?" asked the first  tiny girl, anxiously. "Well," said Mr  Lever,  "I keep spending, and whatever shall I do when all my money is  gone?."    Almost   simultaneously   his  small   companions    shouted,   "Come  and live with us!"   "I have received  a large number of invitations in my  lifetime," says Mr. Lever, "but none  so dear and so sweet to me as that."  "Are marriages made in heaven?"  The lecturer paused, as if for answer  to his interrogation; whereupon a man  with a hunted look glanced furtively  over his shoulder, swallowed hard,  moistened his lips ancl said, huskily:  "Do strawberries grow at the North  Pole?"  A  Daring  Noblewoman.  Lady  Ernestine   Hunt,   the  eldest  daughter of the Marquis of Ailesbury,  is the lirst woman to receive a commission as lieutenant in the medical  branch  of the  tenitorial division  of  the British army.    Lady Hunt is ail  unusual woman.   She was one of the  half dozen  adventurous  women  who  took   part   in   the   Jameson   raid   in  South   Africa   in  1896,  in connection  with the ambulance department.   For  some years now she has divided her  time between a little place she has in  Ireland aud her ranch in-Canada. At  the latter place she - is an extensive  breeder of horses, which are sold in  London and Dublin at very remunerative prices, thus making her ranch  ing adventure an exceedingly profitable one.  Of Fighting Stock.  ^ .is-,fifty-eight years ago since Admiral Sir Edward Seymour, who, having attained his seventieth birthday  is  eompulsorily  retired from the active list of the royal navy, joined as  a midshipman at the age of twelve.  He comes of a fighting family, for hi?  .grandfather was created a baronet fot  many gallant actions during the great  ���������war with France.    It was one of his  uncles too, Sir Michael Seymour, who  commanded the Fleet in the Chinese  waters at the outbreak of the second  China war in 1&53, in which war Sir  Edward,   as    a   midshipman,   served  with    distinction.     He    was    badly  wounded   in  1870  while  rescuing  an  English   vessel   from   pirates   in   the  Congo River, and in 1860, as a mate  in Cliina, he earned the Civil medal  of the Royal Humane Society for his  gallant effort to 'save the life of a marine who had  fallen overboard.  Pit Boy to Sheriff.  The sheriff of Nottingham, Councillor Thomas Ward, who was recently  presented by the members of the Nottingham Board of Guardians with an  illuminated address, has had a most  romantic career.    Mr.  Ward,  who is  fifty-two  years  of  age,   was  born  of  humble  parents,   his  father  being  a  framework  knitter,  and   was sent  to  Nottingham Workhouse  School.    For  some time he worked in a Nottingham  coal-pit, and when eighteen, owing to  a strike at the colliery, he obtained  a   Government  free   passage  to  Australia, where he worked in the gold-  fields.      Returning    to     Nottingham  about thirteen months later, in 1877,  he secured a position as a porter in  a yeast factory, and  by his industry  and devotion to duty he became salesman,   then  partner,   and    eventually  owner of the business and factory.  . Baby's Own Tablets should be kept  in every home where there are infants  and young children, and at first sign .  of  illness   during  tlie    hot    summer  months they should  be given to the  ittle one.   At no time of the year is  baby in such danger as  in "summer.  Summer complaints come on so quickly that unless prompt aid is at hand  the little one may be beyond help in  a few hours.    The Tablets never fail  to  relieve  the'sick  child,  and  if occasionally given to the well child they  will keep him well.   Mrs. P. Laroche,  Los  Fqnds,   Que.,  says:���������"Last  summer my baby suffered severely from'  stomach  and  bowel  troubles  but the  prompt  use   of   Baby's   Own  Tablets  saved his life."   The Tablets are sold  by medicine dealers or by mail at 25 ���������  cents a box from The Dr.  Williams'    '  Medicine Co., Brockville, Orit.  "Money makes the mar'e go."       "   '  That saying's old enough to die,  For in tliis modem age, you know,  1 is "Money makes the biplane fly." -  -  MINARD'S LINIMENT CO., Limited  Gents,���������I cured a valuable hunting  dog of mange with MINARD'S LINIMENT aft r several veterinaries had  treated him without doing him any  permanent good.  * Yours,* &c,  W1LFRTD GAGNE,  Prop, of Grand Central Hotel, Drum-  mondville, Aug. 3, '04.  Same Old Girl and Mamma  And now the sweet girl graduate  Smiles and smirks and takes her stand  While fond mamma is wondering who  Will be first to ask her hand.  I  TEW FOR TEM CENTS  Ireland's Blue.  Strange to say, the national color of  -Ireland is and always has been blue  (that is, heraldic blue, ultramarine���������  not, as some people have thought, sky  blue). Green never was the national  color of Ireland. The national color  is taken from the ground of the arms.  In the case of Irelund it is azure, a  harp or stringed argent���������thus blue is  the color for Ireland.���������Argonaut.  Bees In Warfare.  Certain Nigerian tribes find bees  very useful in warfare. Tho villagers  on retiring before an enemy excite  the bees and set them free, und painful is the experience of the man who  is attacked by them in the labyrinths  ol cactus which surrotn.d the villages.  No matter how deep-rooted the corn  or wart may be, it must yield to  Holloway's Corn Cure if used as directed.  Const Guard���������Yes, they raise all  their own vegetables on that lighthouse.  Tripper���������Dear me! How do they  manage to do that?  Const Guard���������With a rope!���������Comic-  Cuts.  Doctor���������Ah, 1 see that my medicine  has worked a wond -rful change in  you,   You are another man today.  Patient���������All right, doctor; see you  -end your bill in to the other man.  Novice���������Banger's piano playing is a  rare treat.  Critic���������You mean it isn't well  done,"  Electricity nt lust has been applied  lo the Teddy benr, n Maryland man  having patented one that opens its  jaws ancl flushes lights from its eyes,  nose and mouth when a bnttory in its  interior is pressed. i.  WEAK LUNGS  RESTORED BY PSYCHINE.  " PSYCHINE " has restored thousands  of people to buoyant health and strength  whose condition had been regarded as hope-  leu. It it atonic and fleih.builder, containing* remarkable properties as a blood  purifier and germicide. It will strengthen  and heal the weak lungs, force out the  phlegm, and drive away the cough, no  matter of how long standing.  "PSYCHINE" tones up the whole  system and drives out disease, heals the  decayed listue and restores lost energy. Its  use daily will prevent and ward off that  most subtle disease consumption.  Writ* for a Free Sample.  Far Salt ly all Drussutj ft Dealers, 50c. & }I  par mcIIIs.  Dr. T. A. S     UM  LIMITED,  TORONTO  The King's Right-Hand Man.  Lord Knellys, who is to be private  secretary   to  George   V'.,  acted   in   a  similar capacity to thc late King for  nearly   forty  years.    His  lordship  is  the only man who can approach His  Majesty at all hours ancl under any  circumstances.   Lord Knollys delights  in relating an amusing malupropism  in which Tie figured recently.   A/gen-  tlenian-in-waiting,   who   was   anxious  to obtain some favor from the King,  but was too nervous to interview His  Majesty,   sought   the   assistance   of  Lord Knollys.   "I do not like to speak  to tlie King," said tlie applicant, "because lie might not care to listen to  mc.    It   would   be a  different  thing,  though,  if it  were yourself, Knollys,  for, of course, there is nothing of the  'gentleman' about you."  The  Blue of Sapphires.  Star  sapphires  are  generally  of  a  grayish blue tint, and the star is exhibited in its greatest perfection when  looked at by the light of the sun or a  candle.   The sapphire is found of all  tints and shades of blue, but the color  which approximates to the shade formerly   called   "bleu   do   roi"   is   the  most   valuable.     A   really   fine   sapphire should appear blue by artificial  light as well as by day.    This stone  is found in crystals generally of much  larger size than the ruby.   The name  sapphire   is   perhaps    the   only   one  which   runs   through   all   languages  with  very  slight  alteration���������the   Hebrew name sapphir, the Chalda sapir-  inon,   the   Greek   amfiiros,   the   Latin  sapphirus, etc.  USE OF ALUM  IN MICHIGAN  State Chemist F.  W. Robinson, in  an   interview  some  days  ago,  stated  that Baking Powder Companies have '  for months been terming sodium aluminum  sulphate  as  one  of  the  ingredients used in the manufacture of  baking powder,  which    when    sifted  down was nothing more or less than  alum.   This he claims will soon    be  used by many of the States as an entering  wedge to  prohibit  the  use  of  that substance in baking powder and  many other foodstuffs.   Michigan has  no law preventing the use of alum, but  there  is  a  stringent law  against the  use of substances in foodstuffs that are  injurious   to  the  public  health.    According to the Pennsylvania decision  alum is classed as such, and action  may be taken in Michigan to prevent  the sale of baking powder containing  It.  An  Opalized   Snake.  What is supposed to be an opalized  snake has been discovered by a prospector   at   White   Clilfs   opal   fields.  South   Australia,   from   whom   it  has  been secured by an Adelaide resident,  named  S.  Saunders.    On a piece of  ironstone, dark  brown  in color, and  therefore  making an  excellent  background to show off the precious stone,  was embedded   the  form  of a  small  snake or  lizard   of  pure  opal.    The  head and eyes are to be plainly seen.  j Even the scales of tho back can ba  l discerned. -*  "Why do you consider women super,  ior to men in intelligence?  "A bald-heade;l man buys hair restorer by the quart, doesn't he?"  ;;iir-yes."  "Well, a woman doesn't waste time,  on hair restorer���������she buys hair."���������  Houston Post.  PRONOUNCED SI-KEEN  The best tilings are nearest; breath  in your nostrils, light in your eyes,  flowers at your feet, duties at your  hand, the path of God just before you  Then do not grasp at the stais, but do  life'B plain, common work as it comes,  certain that daily duties and daily  bread are the sweetest things of lifo.  They Saw Things.  A remarkable development occurred  in connection with the death of William Henry Hulsmann, a dentist, of  Forestfach, near Swansea, Kng., who  was stated at an inquest to have died  from a morphia and atropine injection. The funeral was arranged, but  was postponed on account of alleged  evidences of life. The body, whieli  had been in the eoflin, was stated to  have changed color, the face and lip**  gardually becoming pink. Doctors  were called in and after a thorough  test certified the man quite dead, attributing the supposed change in  color to imagination.  Mount Etna.  Etna, the "burning mountain," is  the mightiest volcano in Europe. It !  is 10,800 feet'high. If you wished to  walk round its base you would have  to walk ninely miles. It slopes stead-  ily on all sides up to the highest  crater, which is nearly a mile broad.  The Rest Cure.  "Why do you make that patient  wait throe hours every day in your  unte-room?"  "He needs rest," explained the c'oc  tor, "and thnt is the only way I can  compel him to take it."  A magnetized ten-cent tack hammer  recently was used by a St. Louis doctor to draw a steel splinter from a  patient's eye.  Trill reduce Inll.nui, awolltn Js'nlt,  Bruisos, Soli Suncb.ii. Cur* Bolls, rla-  tala tr any anaealtl-.r   tort  JDleasani tonis-  does not      nuder bandage, or naort ������ta������ hair,  and rou can work th* hora*. fl p������r  boilla    at    dejljrs er delivered.  nmimik\ur ������.������������������.-,*,  ���������>���������*���������*> P������*.bottle.  KtdoeijTaiieoM  ibr   ������������i  elns,    Varlcooole,      JHydrseele,  Goitre.  Want, Strain!,    Braises,  iu  .  .A,,...- i���������'Jl���������*,, F,,n tni  inflammation  W. r. MUM!, P.D.F., 117 Temple Jr., Spriagtiile*, Mast.  LIHASla Ltd.. Hank-eel, Oaaadlu if..t..   -*  Jlso fsralshta- if Ksrlia lalt t Wynne Co., Wliulpsa;  Iks NtlisDil Drm a Chimlcst Ci��������� Wiuilptt aa-f CKliral  aas* HetiVsta int. Co. Us)., hiciim, >  /*!  There is a story of an old-time King  who commanded that a palace be built  for him to the sound of music; and  richly was his wisdom rewarded, for  when the palace was done it wns found  to be the most perfectly constructed  and beautiful in the world. The build,  ers had unconsciously wrought the  niu-iic into their work ancl niiide it a  finer kind of work than had been  known before. So it is with human  lives. They are inllntely better built  when the builders have something to  inspire ancl uplift them, something to  kindle mind and soul, and lift them  above potty and commonplace  thoughts and feelings.  Cures Sprang Tendon,  Cellar and Saddle Galls  Ut Kinllob* XI,., Winnipeg,  October 11th. 1109.  **1 hart used jour Sravta Dire on a SpruDf  Tandon with good romlu uid I cmn m-ommrod It  tor Collu and Siddlo Galls." J. II. llailelt.  Spavin Cure  Is a bttulng to farmari and itockuMn. In lh������ putt  to years, Kendall's Spavin Our* has literally aa-jed  millions or dollars tor bono ownere.  It Is tbe one remedy that can almyi be depended  upon to abiohitcly cure Spavin, Rlnf boa*. Curt,  Splint, Swrlllnci and UnieBen.  Never UUtori, scan or tuns the hair vrhlt*.  A, good flir man as fur brut.  ������ Roep Kendall's always handy, fl. a bottle���������  8 fur a*. When you buy at your deaWi, fit copy  of our book "A Treatise On The none"���������It's fro*  -������r wrlle us ft |  DK. g. J.jMNDjiILCO., Enosfcurfl FalL-*, VL  W. N. U., No. 801.  ��������� '- V  ** -Ja, ��������� M  'HIE    LEDGE,     GRT'Eft WOOD,    EKITISH     COLUMBIA.  ijLe������sr.>isr,TU in issrai  The  Eholt, B. C.  John A. JVTelVrasfcer  Proprietor.  nelson, 0. ft  OHO. 1*.  WKI.I.S,  I'l-oprlutur.  First-class in everything.  Stcara heat, electric light,  private baths. Telephone  in every room. First-class  bar and barber shop.  'lias meets all trains.  1M.K/1 \j>iS.t  Lead ing Tailor of the  Kootenay!-*.  aslo, B. 0.  Mountaineer and Kootenay Standard Cigars.  Made by  % ft  ).,  W-SIWH  s-fsa  ~^Si  GREENWOOD CITY WATERWORKS  oo.  7f^m^o^7mif&}^  05'  05  IT  PHOENIX  The nearest hotel  to the  &~  Granbj' mines.   One of the  rj] largest dining rooms in the fj^  [v city.    The bar is  replete Q������i  & with nerve  bracers of  all ^  C^ kinds, and  the  most  fra- j*^-*  ' f������*| grant cigars.   Drop, up ancl ������.  l"^- see rae. f  ������  g '  A. 0. JOHNSON    b  ������������������������������ ��������� _W-  ������<������?&<������  PHOENIX  The Newest ancl Largest  Hotel in the City. Everything neat, clean and comfortable. Steam heat and  electric light*. Meals and  drinks at all hours.  K, V. CHISHOLM, Pbopbietob.  DANNY DEA.NE, "Maxageb.  THE HOTEL GRANBY  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  mm HILL HOTEL,  PHOENIX.  Provides pleasant rooms and sub*  staniial meals for llio public. The  bur is replete with beverages that  please and satisfy any kind of  thirst. UHAtiLES IIAGAN.  K'vUit'.'^^ "*<.!.,,..-> tl  rnBLic NOTICE.  DOMINION  PHOENIX.  This hotel has plenty of pleasant  rooms and a dining room that is tip  to date. The bar is well supplied  with cigars, wines, beer and liquors.  SUMMEIiS & MIRKOVICH,  Proprietors.  WESTERN -.- HOTELS.  THE   KOOTICNAY   S.Yt.OOX  Sandon, B. C, lias a line of nerve  bracers unsurpassed in any mountain town oi the Great West. A  glass of aqua pura given freewill*,  soirits mcnti.  ii p.i  i MH.i.i    ii. ..iiin  TKEJJDXT   HOUSK  Nelson, B C, in run on tlm American and European plan. There  is nothing* yellow about the house  except tlie gold in the safe.  jtl'ilfiuo & Ti'Cfjillus.  NKWSIAKKKT   IlOTliL  Is the homo for all tourists ancl  millionaires* visiting New Denver, British Columbia.  Honry Stogc. Fropr.  THU   rKOVISCK    HOTEL  (J rand Forks, is a large tlirce-  Btury brick hotel that provides  the 'public wicli {rood meals and  pleasant rooms. A new building'  but the same old rates.  y.mil I-nrsoii, Proprietor,  LAKUVIKW   HOTI-'Ij  in Nelson, B. C, employs all  white help and is a home for the  worid at 51-00 a clay.  15. L, Oritllth, 1'roiirietov.  .,   ..**   _&t r~m _, n _ e  a  _*.    J-fc   c*-a  iKEtNWOUU  AND M"  Leaves Greenwood for Spokane  at 7 a. m., and for Oroville at 2:30  p. ni. J. "MoDo.N-Er.L.  T. THOMAS,  TAILOR, '  Clothes Cleaned, Prc-s.-sed and Repaired.  TL-JTC   KASI.O    HOTKr.  Kaslo, B. C��������� is a comfortable  home for alt who travel to that  city.-  Coelcli! & Vupwortn.  siiEKiiiiooKi*: nous::  Nelson; B C One minute's walk  from 0. P. U station. Cuisine  unexcelled; Well heated and ventilated.  Hover Uro.s., Proprietor  "With a view to the better preservation of the Public Highways  the attention of the public is herewith directed to tho nrovisions of  THE li [Gil WAY TRAFFIC "REGULATION ACT AMENDMENT  ACT which enacts as follows:-  ���������'It shall be unlawful for any  pen-on 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, an}' wagon or other  vehicle carrying a load in excess  of that mentioned in Schedule  1A ' hereunto annexed  SCHEDULE A  Wagons and -1 wheeled vehicles  shall not carry a load in excess of  tho following:-  On tires under 3 inches...2000 lbs.  On tires B inches  in   width  and  under four inches oOOO lbs.  On tiros -I inches in   width  and  nuclei' five indici** (iOOO lbs.  On   '!"������������������!���������-"'   5   inches    in    width  and over 00!iQ lbs. and over.  AND iVOTJCI*": is hereby given  that the Act in every respect  must be strictly complied with.  Any person guilty of an oll'ence  against this Act shall upon summary conviction thereof before a  Justice of the Peac.- 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. McMyxk,  Government Agent.  Greenwood, May 19, J 910.  I.A*NI>   ACT.  RiiiiillciiTiiccii Land Distriyt.     District of Yale.  TAKE NOTJCBtlmt Jii������on Ouniey, of Nelson, H. 0.. occupation farm r. inttiufc to npiily  for punni-*.,iou lo pui-uhasu I hi; following described liui'la.  ('(���������Miini'iiciii!.' nt .1 post phiiitoil aliont one-half  milo wiithnfCopperCrci.-li:. Kettle I'ivcv. tliencr  wo.-it I'O elmiiis, Ihenee nonli S Icliiiiif*. thenee  oui-t iO chain.-, thence south SJ chains to p-iint  oi coinniuiiuuinciil, eomaiiiiiif,' lu'l aero.- more  or Il-ss. '  JASON' fiL'RXKV.  Jnlyl'itli.lfllO. J  II.KKK.VEY. Afci-nt.  RJAYNES  5 pound Package for 45c,  Pastry Baked Daily and Always Fresh.  i.iouois  .Ad  Set*, lift,  111 Id.  liEN'RWAbOF UQUOR 1JCBNS13.  TAKE NOrrCB. tliiifc J, Jf. W. Ludlow,  intonil iipplvin^' io i.Ii-j riiiin'iiutondcut of 1'ro-  rincial i'ulico, at tho ovpinifclnn of ono monlli  from (liudiilclicioof. fin llio ronoivnl of n retail  liquor liuciiM) for llio Wiiul-,-jr Hotel, Ion 1:1 anil  11, IjIocU 1j!( sub (livisiuii l.'uS, lit Danoro, U. 0.  Donoi-o, Auk. IK, 11)10. M. W. LUOLOW.  MONEY   TO   LOAN  On l'.'irins, in sums of jst,ooo and up.  A.   S.   BLACK,  SOLICITOR,   :    GRKENWOOD, B. C.  THE LEDGE  Is published every Thursday a I. Greenwood, I? C , and Llie price is $2 r year,  po.Un^i: free* to all parls of Canada, and  Gruat Hiitain. To the United .Slates and  other countries it is sent postpaid for  ���������J2.50 a year. Address all letters to The  Ledge, Greenwood, II, C  R. T. LOWERY,  PUBLISHER.  GREENWOOD B.C., AUG. 25, 1910.  A blue mark here indicates that  your   Subscription   has  become   deceased,   and  that the editor, would  once more like to commune with  your collateral.  LAUHIER IN* THE WEST. ,  I. A NO   A or.  Siiuilknmccn Land Di^trii-t. Pisti-iet of Vale  TAKK NOTICE Hint Krnpst If.'lison.of N'e!  son, 1{. C, occupation fanner, intends to apply  for pC!rinis?ion lo puicimfc tlie follonihs do*>-  oriliud lands:  Cominoncliii; nta post plnnfcd on the north  lineol u'0:(*|ili Chi ihtia.-.'s |rc-cir.plion, K'eflh..  ltlvor, lliuiicc north piclnins tu li. McKlu  non's pre einption, llicneo cast l'i chains more  or less to Jo-ji-pli Ulniiit,iiii's.souoiiil u'-o-cinpUon.  thciico -south Id c-nains in..ri* or lu<s to Joseph  C'hris'Jnn's line, tliencv. west-in chains to point  of commencement, eon mi n in f. Hi) arit-s more  or less.  ERNEST. IlilIlKON'.  July 10 h.l'ilO.     ��������� .1. II. KKEXEV. A-,-cnt  I.AMl    ACT.  Similkameen Land L)l-trict>.     District of Vule.  TAKK NOTICK Unit Jason Ourney, J in*., o;  Nelson, 11. (J. occupation farmer, i..tends to  apply for permission to purchase the followini**  de-.criljcd lands:  Coinmeiu*iiii{at a post. |ila:itod at the 1101 th-  wput curlier of W.Carter's pre-emption, l'cttl.-  Uiver, tlience north .'Wcliains mure or less to IC.  Collier's pie-emplion. tlience cast Ul chain-,  more or less to C IMt. siirve' line, 'hence  south 30 chain.-, moro or lo.-s alone suiil line,  thence n*est Gt)eh.-iing moro or less tu pout of  commencement, contniiiiiiK 1S.i acres more or  JASON' OUR.VKY, Jsii  JulyIStli, 1010. J. H. Ki*:KN*KY. Afcont  LAND   ACT.  Similkameen Land District     District of Yale.  TAKE NOTICE that f.'lciivnl Gumcy. Nelson, U. C occupation farmer, intends npplyins  lor permission to purchase the follo-vliijj* (les-  crilicd l.inds:  CoiiinienciiiK at a po.sfc planted ahoufc 3;)  chains hfniili of Coiiper Cr.-i.-lc, west of Kettle  Kiver, thence north I' chains, thence 0a.1t *IU  elmiiis. thence sotttri '1 > chains 10 E.C'oliiet's  pre (Mi.piion, iliciii e u't-t .lOch-iins to point of  coiniiu.'iiCL'me]it,cuntainiiiK lilt) acres more or  OI.KMKN'T OL'RXEY.  Juh-lfith,l:*10. .1. li. KEKSKY. AkoiiI.  ci.uu irorj.i., NJir.st'S, v.. c.  I'.'m Schooner Keor or Half and Half. 10c.  The lie.it dollar 11 day hou-,0 iu the city.  Travellers will ihul this 11 plea.siinl lutee.  The r<->oms are clean and comfortable and  the meals tasty and .siiti.itaiitial.  .JACK UliAN'f, I'rnjii-totoi*.  nrtflnTu   1 nj 11 w ' 111 imn  ���������irfr,*-r1r,������*-r--*"1-*'-'-���������f**j���������-sj***-*-*-   ��������������������������� '   "���������- "���������������������������  lUUI'l'-.SVlT.I."''    II(>TKT>.  I'.ridesville, II. C. Provided oxeellcnt  ac'oinmodatlon for imiris-s and travellers. Fresh Ivir.'is and liutter. --jpoeiiil  Iri������h Whiskey always ou hand.  THOMAS   tVAI.SK,    Proprietor.  FOR SALE OR RENT  Are inadein New Westminster and  sold all over the 1-roviiice.  WILBERG'���������'-'&  WOLZ.  K. W. BiSETOI'. GREENWOOD.  d &, ja. ife ja. iii i OS  nelson, i?. c.  wholesale  dealers in  Produce   and   Provisions  Take your Kepairs to  A. D. MORRISON  Grand Forks, the Leading  Ttu-* "West has seen - its timber  limits puss into private hands, into  possession of ardent machine Liberals under an un'rusfcivorfchy system of tender; it has seen meii on  the Canadian pay-roll devoting  their entire time to political organization; it has pccu lands purchased  from tho government for a few  thousands and sold shortly after  for a million: it has seen men of  mediocre ability become suddenly  rich throuj-h their political connections.  These things cannot be hidden  so much in the West as in the  East. Here communities are small  and sudden changes in a man't*  fortune are patent to all. And a  few sucl examples have helped to  turn whole communities into active  government opponents.  These are some of the factois  which ought to have lost tbe West  to  the Laurier ministry.    If the  Prime Minister can  convince  the  West that his government is reasonably clean,   that honesty  is a  chief   recommend    to    promotion  among  his ollicials, that  political  manipulation for private  financial  gam is frowned upon and punished,  that a  petty  pyptprn  of   pilfering  does not run through many of the  departments of   the  government,  then   his   ministry   may   have   a  chance  of holding  its own in the  West,   when  the day of political  judgment arrives.  The issue is moral rather than  political.  MISCK.I.r.AXlC'IT/S.  j-^-g-gat-*^^  Mint juleps and other summer  drinks at Windsor.  Tn the good old summer time  what a pleasure it is to swing in a  hammock, and smoke K. & IT.  cigars.  In Phoenix N.- J. Carson &, Co.  carry a large stock of gent' furnishings, clothing, hats, boots and  shoes. Drop in aud have a rubber.  All the smoke in B. C. this summer is not caused by the people,  smoking Royal.Seal cigars. Some  of it is from the forest fires.  Amateur photographers should  have their work finished l^ John  H. James, and gain the advantage  of his experience. Cameras examined free of charge.  It is not necessary to' go up in  an aeroplane to smoke K. & H.  cigars. You can smoke them anywhere with perfect safety, except,  perhaps, in a black powder mill.  See the barkeeper- for further information.  Picon punches, gin rickeys and  mint, juleps can bo had at the  Windsor hotel in Greenwood.  limcH worry and introspection is live  an active and interested vigorous, cheerful life, with plenty of interests outside  the daily work, and with full recognition  of the gospel of play. A hobby is a safe  thing; men with hobbies do not usually  worry. Follow these directions, says  Dr. Hutchison, and you will be even able  to dispense with a portion of that almost  inevitable ten per cent, of worry that  comes as part ol the primal curse. All of  which sounds so reasonable and probable,  and which has so often been demonstrated in the individual life, that it is a  continued wonder that more do not try  the cure.���������Ottawa Journal.  GREENV/OOD, B. C.  General Dry Goods, Ladies' Slioes, Skirts  Fiirnishing'S'and Blouses.   *.'���������'���������  I.E SURE TO . '    '  Hold your orders for our Stock of Mllline/y  Of which we expect to make a .Specially.  NEW    GOODS    CONSTANTLY  COMING." f.  " Unequalled for Domestic Use "  fcnf -������  Dealers in Fresh ancl Salt Meats, Fish,  and Poultry. Shops in nearly all the  towns of boundary-and Kootenay.  COPPER STREET, OREENWOOD  Frank Fletcher  Pnovi>*crAi. Land Suuviovoi*,  Kelson, ]*. 0.  of the Honndary District  tornlty  etreot,  are cor  Regular monthly meuHn^'B <>.���������  Greenwood lodge.No. 28, A. V.  & A. M��������� are held on the first  Thursday in each month in Fra-  hall, Wood block, Government  Greenwood. Visiting hrethron  dially invited to attend.  JAS. S. HIItNIK. Secretary,  WT* "fliT Greenwood Miners'  H VI Union, No. 22, W.  0 B. ��������� UAo v m., nieeto every  /Saturday evening In Union Hall, Copper fltroot, Greenwood, at 7:80.  AIko in hall fit  Mother Lode mine  Friday evoning-s at 7 :U0,  JjhST.I'*K MACIyENJjiJ*;, Soct.v.  E. \V. WIDDOWSON, ASSAVKK  AND C'HK.MlST-Chari/iis.- Gold, silver, copper or lead, 81 each: {(old-  silver, j-Lri!); silver lend, SI.50; gokl-  .-iilve.r, with copper or lend, J2..-J0; zinc,  $���������1; silver-lead-zinc, (A. Pricas for  other iiH'tiil-i on application. Lonjrdi.s-  Inrieo 'phono 07. F. 0. liox, li J loS,  Nel.-ion.-n.'O.  Wh^n you want ft Perfect Pitting, Up-to-Dato Suit, ranging in  price from $18 upwards*, cull on  TAILOR,   -   PHOENIX.  liaggago transferred to  any part of the City. Furniture moved to any part pf  the District. General Graying of all kinds.  .OLIVER.  Get yourRazt rs Honed  and your Baths at  IFraw ley9 s  Barber . .  I     Shop, Greenwood,   \  t ������  A CURE FOR WORRY.  When a man begins to carry his troubles  to bed with him, and ponder over them  instead of going to sleep, then look out  for squalls. Such is the dictum of Dr.  Woods IIuLcliisoii, one of the leading  health authorities of thc United States.  Worry, he claims, is a disease whose  symptoms are as definite, whose course is  as fnlal, and whose cure is as simple, as  many oilier of the better known and  more plainly charted ills to which flesh  is heir.  Life, according to Dr. Hutchison's analysis, is nine parts happiness and content lo one of gloom and misery. When  the proportions of worry assume charge  of more than ouc;lcuth of a man's time it  is, says this authority,,a plain sign of a  physiological condition that, in time,  will become extremely serious.  And men have to strive to obtain and  retain this 'nine-tenths of contentment.  Discussing this aspect, Dr. Hutchison  says: ���������'*���������'".���������  "It is really appalling when we come  to consider it broadly���������the narrowness,  the monotony, the everlasting repetition  of average workaday life; the prospect of  performing the same petty duties day  after day, month after month, year after  year, with nothing to end it short of the  great sleep. Variety is. not merely the  spice of life, but its salt, the-very essence  of itscoiitintiaiice. Intelligent recreation,  interests outside -of the daily Krind,  changes of scene���������these are not merely  luxuries, they ure the necessaries of life."  Abont'tl.e best and only cure for too  THE,ORDER OF THE BATH,  " An ' English newcomer who went to  work on a. farm in Canada, complained:  "By Jove, a fellow can't get a bath, you  know, unless he takes it in a muddy pond  or in awash-tub."  To the average Englishman, his bath  comes before his morning devotions aud  often it is his only devotion���������the god he  worships. While some people bathe themselves into weakness, and desire, like thc  mythical gods, to lie prone otl the seashore, or some celestial hill, bathing  their limbs in the sea or the sun's rays,  from morn to dewy eve, till their bodies  shine like burnishcii armour���������there arc-  others who observe the happy medium  and content themselves with a bath every  morning.  There are still' others who only take a  bath once a week, while.it has been  whispered, though it cannot possibly be  true, there are people to whom the word  "bath" is meaningless.  The South Sea Islanders are fond of  their ocean bath and though their skin is  brown, it is clean.  Cleanliness is not only next to godliness, it is part of it, and men and women  full of pains and aches and consequent  crankiness, have been known to come  from a bath refreshed in body and mind���������  all the cobwebs swept from the brain and  the aches from the body. Some like a  warm, others a cold batft���������each should do  as is best for the bather���������only, young  and old iu this fair laud of lakes and  rivers, should bathe. In this day of  cheap bath-tubs, every house should have  one���������not a wash-tub, but a bona fide  bath, in which one can stretch the dusty,  tired limbs and splash blissfully, until  the body is refreshed and comes forth  cleansed and rejuvenated.  An old English woman said once, "I  take a cold bath* every morning. I have  done it all my life." She lived, and was  hale and hearty, when younger women,  who were careless of their bath, wasted  and died.  Il we remember that the pores of the  akin are outleU to carry away thc waste  matter in the body, we will see that frequent washings of the whole body are  necessary to keep the pores in au active  condition. A hot bath, followed by a  cold shower, is the best as a skin cleanser,  for while the hot water opens the pores  and allows the impurities to escape, the  cold water closes them again and acts as  a tonic to the skin. Tired aud worried  "folks" go to sleep like children, after a  warm bath, There is much talk of the  simple life. One of the "simples" which  costs nothing, and "slams the door on  the doctor's nose," is the bath, with its  cleansing, health-giving . power. To be  sure one must know when to bathe���������m  the morning or evening, if possible���������  never, after eating, for at least two hours.  If a sponge bath can only be taken, let it  be in a warm room, to avoid chill, with a  vigorous rub-down after.  All people, whether strong or feeble,  whether old or young, should take regu-  ANALYSIS CF WATER.  Chlorine        S. 14  Sulphuric Acid     363.-43  Silica         74-29  I.inie __       S4.57  Alkalies as Soda         5.91  Magnesia .....'     232.00  Lilhia  .S6  ^nlnluiretted Hydrogen     32.00  J  Has f recently been thoroughly I  renovated and re-furnished, and  is" now the greatest'health resort upon the continent. Natural hot water iu baths','124 degrees of heat.. A course oi baths  at Halcyon will cure nervous  and muscular diseases and eliminate rheumatism and inetalic  poisons from the system. The  water heals liver, kidney and  stomach complaints. The rates  are $2 a day up; or ;3r2 -weekly  up. PostorTice, express and telegraph offices in connection.  ' UfiHiata Bcydf-Propri������for,      :     :  Ijftlcyon, B. <0.  '��������� a  TO SZZ THE FIFTH INTERKfflT10NA.L  ���������DKTFARMING EXPOSITION)  AND CCt-NGBBS-S  1   IN SPOKANE THE SAME WEEK*i  (THE AEROPLANE FLIGHTS  THE MILITARY INDIAN BATTLE N1DHTSH0W  'CHIEFJOSEPH and the BATTLE.Or  THE CLEARWATER"  A $ 20. OOO.OO RACE PROGRAM  f EKULLtfS FAMOUS ITALIAN BAM) pf^  $ 100.000.00 V/ILLBE5PENT FORTHIS FAIR AND EVERV-  DEPARTMENT WILL EXCEL.  REDUCED RAlL\VfflT KATES:  3&ND TO R.H. COSOROVE, SECY FOR PRIZE LISTS AMD  INFORMATION.  jtl  WATJ5B   NOTICK.  lar ballis. if they would he happy and  useful ornaments iu the society in which  they move.  THE INDIBOHEET BIRD..  Young Siuipkius (malting a call)  ���������You have Lad that parrot a long  time, Mm Ethel,  Miss Ethel��������� Yes, we hud him  sevenil ye-irs. "' '.  Young' Sijupkins���������Quite intelligent, is he not?>  Miss Ethel���������Very. ^ He can imitate almost anything.  Young Siiiipkins���������They have a  remarkably clever parrot over aD  the Castleton's, Miss Ethel. It  can imitate the sound of a kiss to  perfeution. Is that among the  accomplishments of our leathered  friend here iu the corner'?  Miss Ethel (indignantly)���������No,  s.r. He does not attempt an imitation of a sound ho is not accustomed to hear, Mi*. Siiiipkins.  The Parrot (reuiiniscontly) ���������  Wait, George dear, tilll taice this  bird out of tho room.  NOTICK Is liereliy Livon Unit an nnplloation  will lio made under I'arl V. of Ihi; ''Water Act.  IIW'i," t'i oiitain a l'cen������o in tliu Slinllknmcoii  Water DlvMon of V.iloOCotile I*Ivor) I'Mrlut.  a. Tlio iiir.no..���������icMie-J-'iuhI OL-t-itp'ition ot tlio  applicant. Jo'o'jIi Louis Christian, (Kettle Kiver), 11. C, farmer.  li. I he ntiinu of tlio lake, iitreum or source.  Kettle Uiver.  0. The point of dlvorelon. /Vliout .T.0 yard.*  norlli of lot !ili-,, and on the .imitli-oastcorner ol  prn-umpllriii .'I.VH.  it. Tlie (|tmiitltj* of water nppllctl for. Three  I'ttlilc fiut per ."ni ond  e. Tliu cliaiiictcr of llie propo-'od wuiIm. A  .l.iin a lion t 11 feet lonf;, .'I fed lilcli. on pre-emp  Hon MX; nnd to lio convoyed to lol Wis by  diteli and Hume.  f. Tlioprui'ilsct on wlilu'i tlio water In to bo  IHOll.    >03l'pll I.. (JI11 iitin 11 h lot S7H  K, Tlio pin*po-.ui for wliloli the ivnturis to be  ueusd.   Af.'1-liuiltiinil mi'l clotni'Mli'.  li If rnr Irritriitfnn (Iimi-iI!>���������> tlio land Intended  to ln������ irriipiii'd, frivjisK nuroiiKti. Aliont 17.1  neros of lot Wis on lit; ivohI li.iiik of lhe Kuttle  river, nil of whloll can he tultlviitcd.  i. If llio wnti'r U to he turd for powfi* or  nilniiiir ���������wr-hMOd describe tlio pl.ico wlieiothe  water I*! to liu leturmtl to Point! niitiuiil clinniiol,  and the difference in altl uilo het-.u-en point of  diversion and poinl of return    N'ont*.  J. Ari'a of (Jrown land IntciiiU'd to lie ocuu-  pletl bv the proposed world).   Nono  k. 'I'hi.H iiotieo w:m p.jntitl on Iho Sth diiy of  Aiifj-iwt, 1010, and application will ho made to  tti.. OommHbiotier on the mil day of Sept., Wliv  I. Oho tin; ii>iiiil*3 and adiln.i-'i's of any rip  nrln.li jiiopilctoi') or lici'iiiuri u-lni or ulio:o  litniliiiru lil������*l>* tuliii iifluiliitl \>y lhe propmfd  m-oi!,.. either n'luive or ln'Iuiv tlje outlet John  (Jhthliaii, 01 fen wood, II. G.  jo-iEi'ii hocis cifwi.vrr vn',  Orncnwood, H. 0.  B Thc purpo'cs foi -which the water Is to be  u'Wl.   A^riunltii'.il and domestic.  h. If for irrlmili'm describe the land Intended  to he irrisj-.its.il, Kiviiifr acreage. About 200acres  of lot.17^-. on Ihe west Imnk of Uic Kettle river,  al of ivh ioh c.ln lie cultivated.  i. If the w.iler I* to ho uied for power or niin-  ins purposes describe the place whole the water  Istn be returned io some natuuil channel, and  Die difiercneo in altitude between point of diversion and point.of relui-n.   None.  J. Aif.-i of (.'roH'ii In ml intended to he occupied bv'iheprupo*:'i.'d works.   Nouo.  1c. Thl' notice was. posled on the 5th of Aii-  i.'iut, mio. nml ii|i[ilic.itioii will lie made to tlio  0"inniUsloner on the l*!th day of Sept, 11)10.  1. (live llio nn iioh and addresses of any riparian proiulolors or licensees who or whoso  lands arc llltcly to be itH'ccted by tho Proposed  woilci, eitlier above or lulow thu outlet. J. Li.  Christian, Giccuwood, 11.0.  JOHN A. CHRISTIAN.  Greenwood, D.O.  WAT F.II   NOTICK.  NOTICE Is liprohy ulvi'ii tliul an nnpllcatlon  will l.o rnadu under Pine V, of tin; "\\ ittt'i" Act,  low," to obtain ii lltinniiii lu the. .Sitnil'mmiTii  Water IJlii'.loii of Yuln (Kutttn liivci) Ijl.'tiijt.  ti The iiinn,', miliums nnd occufiatlon of tin'  applicant. John A. Ulii'Ntl.ni, (Kul tie lilver),  H (j., firmer.  Ii. Tlie natiio of the lake, strciim or lottreo,  Kettle lllvor.  c. Tlie pnl'it of ilivorslmi About .TO ynrdH  north of lot S7.N, and ou .bo south east corner of  preeni|i I n.'l.'VIs,  d    'I he (|iniiillty of Hater applied for.    Tliroa  CUbll' feet pill* WC'iillll.  0 The eliiiractci i-f the prripnsivl works. A  dam nlniiit'lo fret lotitj, ;l feet bteh on pr.-ciiip-  t.lon M:!.4; and to he convoyed lo lot fiiJs by  ditch and llmrto.  f. The in-uiiiiv;rt on which llie wiitor In to bis  usetl,   .Inbii A. ChiNthiii'.s lot.Wi.  HE DID NOT ADVERTISE.  Breathes there a man with soul so dead,  AVlto never to himself hn.s said:  "My trade of late is getting bad,  I'll try another ten-inch ad I"  If there be, go mark him well,  I'*or him no bank account shall swell,  No angels watch the golden stair,  To welcome home the million-tire.  The itinn who never asks for trade,  By local line, or add displayed,  Cares more for rest than worldly gain,  And patronage but gives him pain.  Tread lightly, friends; let no aide sound  Disturb his solitude profound,  Ilore let him line in calm repose,  Unsought except by men he owes.  And when he dies, go plant him deep,  That nothing njny disturb his sleep,  Where no rude clamor may dispel  That (juicl that he loved so well.  And that the world may know its loss,  Place ou a stone a wreath of moss,  And on a stone above "Here lies  A fossil, who dl<1 not advertise."  Wo nil feol the ueed of piety  when wo tiro op against hard  luck.  I  I  if  [\4  !?  A-  I  \'  J  I  -ffl  i

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