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 k  U <  MontserratXimc Juice, Pints.'.....;  cOc.  Montserrat Lime Juice; Quarts .'. 9oc'  Norton's Raspberry Vinegar, Pints...'.   ...  GOc.'  Norton's Raspberry- Vinegar, Quarts  90c!  15. U. Raspberry Vinegar, Pints  ;j50i'  B. C. Raspberry Vinegar, ,Quarts   fiOc."  CVosse & Olackwell Fruit Syrup's  25c  Bread Cakes and Pies for Sale.  -2S-3fflS  Br. Mathison will lw in his dental office  until Aug. 22. Make appointments early"  Jake  Peterson  was ��������� operated on at Lhe  hospital yesterday.  Rev. M. ll. McKee rpfm-mvl   rrom   \^  Sich Minoral District That  Needs Transportation  b������ve Arlington camp is Kailis cam]).  his is a large- quart/, lead carrying frie  milling values 0f from $6 to ?/   *>   r ������  Jon, and.it is .believed  by those com���������  ten  to judge  wi,l  develop i������to Si  Westerii Float  ourie,  An rtalian DaUleship  coast cities..  visiting the  holiday trip this week  ICcl.  n.s*is,aS������Si2s,iSl"' HIeH-.GKADE '0AMps  Russell-Law-Caulfield Co., Ltd.  Hardware, Groceries,'Clothing and Gents' Furnishings.  T.  CANADIAN BANK  ������  *r%  head ornci:, touonto  i ������������������  B: E. WALKER, President  ALEX. LAIRD, Gsr.cial Manager  T>  EST.UiLISIiri)  1807  Let Us Make You a  Summer Suit.  SoiiiethinK that will be cool,  li������'lit and as smart looking as you  please���������, "     '  Homespuns, for instance!  Thoy aro light and airv, and  W'lion made up, this male-rial constitutes the total summer clothing  ff you havelnoverworti Halifax  Homespun,, wear it this summer.  Come in and ]00k 'over our  Deautiful range of lightweight  materials and let us make you a  suit, which will surely keep vou  cool this summer.  Moltt of01?'1 ?f Fer,,i0' and  ���������w ^ssic I  their  Last evening the  Poker J. White Co  Jp'iiiaS.anrt,e,,ce'n ^i������o5SiS;  J'tnw"1 ca������'Vl������wn from Beavcr-  "011 on luescay evening's sla-'e-mcl will  return .Saturday.        . ������  ./��������� W   Mellor went  to Spokane Wml  -^topm-cha. supplies'forllls^;  I'.  X.  Moore   left  Davenporl,   Wash.,  periiiaiienlly.  I A Short Description of One  of the  Greatest Mineral Eells in  the West.  DRVEU>P\IlJNr, AND SHIPMENTS.     .  Owing to  the cost of transportation, IvCan"adiau thistles are growing in the'  shipments   have only been  made  from  Keremeos valley.      ���������      b       "g       tUe  himself and others who did considerable  prospect and development work, and sold  It to an Blielish svndir-������f*> rflr.^cQ���������t���������,i i...  Grand Forks will send  twelve cars of  _    ,. .    ������������������  aPPles to Australia this season  ^ ��������� "���������Bll������l1'* syndicate represented bv      Last w������������i-  .,   m ���������  E. H. Tbrustoii.   The development work  shothiSi.l   C1"aman  a<- Blairmore  done by the company consists of shafts *"*    fw0 less Chinks-  croscuts    No<rshafl*      The 12-year old daughter of Wm Kes-  tunnels and  open  this- morning   for  probably to   reside  '^.  Hunter-Kcndrlck Co. I  A Aery successful gai den party was held  ss^crinaid"r^R���������  Paid-up Capital, $10,000,000  Reserve Fund, -v   5.000,000  branches throughout Canada, and in the United States and England  BUSI '  Every facility afforded to farmers and  ..... , others for  the  transaction "of their  banking business.    Sales notes will be cashed  ;ss  W. WIDDOWSON  ASSAYJCK AND OIIKMJST.  CHARGES:  Cold. Silver, Copper or Load, ench..  or taken for collection  BANKING BY !A!L  this way with equal facility.  J. T. BEATTIE, Manager Greenwood Branch.  Accounts may be opened bv mail,  and  monies  deposited  or  withdrawn  in  ns  ..?i oo  .. 1 ������o  ... 2 50  sampling ; accurate assaying; prompt returns. 317 Baker  street, Kelson, B. C.  Gold-Silver or Silver Lead.  Gold-Silvor, with Copper or Lead.'.'  Careful  avkiti^<tSirf,n,efl^ste,(layn-o,n  Sr,Kh1etHri,\0ntilri0j00k-  ^T-   and   Mrs.   Angrignon   of  Dcnorn  ive,e v.s.lo.s in the cityTuesday lasIre  turning home yesterday.      '     '     ? '  The Gloria Dare company which will  ?���������K ,-er,e,Pri'1''ly ���������* Saturday eve  ^e������.l������fiWy spoken of by. the yerno���������  Vc?nonafnIVjS,,1Br;P- Ieft Satt,rflav  for  linn   V      ~VrU' tlle Mjmtion corn-en-  To,ZTlVemonb^viu^Myso  for\\McBri(le 'eft Wednesday morning  for Leavenworth. Wash.,  where he   va!  McBricfeW",S t0 thC serionA'inness of Mrs!  chva'\(;a,Mer0o-a,!fl John'Meyer left to-  schonnpr    r  S'T'I^mecn4 in  a Prairie  ������5o������n,,S  l0������kil!g. for a   "^  John jHulhcru went up ^to  Saturday, returning Tues/hv  the up and down   trip  he    "  ,.     -  - ��������� ieet, aud from  discovery to west end of elaim open cu"s  were made at intervals of about one  hundred feet, crosscutting the vein. No  a shaft was sunk 65 feet in the footwall'  exposing the ore all the way. No 3. was  sunk 1S3 feet an ore. From the 60-foot  level 900 tons of ore was sloped. At the  oo-level drifts were run 60 feet west and    , u.���������u,m-, ro? 'eel east in ore, and at the  160-level I  pa.al.vely new and  undeveloped district       1$ wrere "J" ������"  the ore 40 feed east  "���������" " '  -������������������-���������-      ��������� 1 and 60 feet west    'r' !    '  ^altft0w^n^^^Sft^  covery a tunnel was run 60 ieet and A-o,,"  ,i^.e Surprise of ICeremeos had his  With commencement of constuiction  on the Blidway and Vernon railway and  its completion to I'enticton at an eaily  'late an j1Iipel���������s wiM ,)e giwn iQ ti>  011 the Kettle river and  the West Fork  A short account of the camps in this com  arm  broken  match.  Beaverdell  On  both  had a square  g  One.of the Oldest and Strongest-Banks doin  -���������',.'       business in Canada. -   "���������"  A Savings Account  cultivates the saving habit." The saving habit  is the sure road to independence, if not wealth  $1.00 starts an account  in   this   Bank  and   even   small    regular   deposits,   with  Interest added every. 6 Months  soon count up.   Money may be  withdrawn  at any time without notice.  H. F. STOW, MANAGER   GREENWOOD BRANCH.  O. O. F ,  on three  after  m  ^sffim  BANK   OFHMONTREAL  ESTABLISHED  1017.  PAID   UP  CAPITAL, $14,000,000.        'REST, $11,000,000  UNDIVIDED P ROFITs, $422,689 98  General Banking BnsIneSs.TranH������cte.l.    Draffs isM.cl on all points, ami Collee  ftlons mailo lit lowest rates. '"  SAVINGS BANK DEPARTMENT   "|   W. F. PROCTOR  INTEREST ALLOWED ATCORRENT BATES    /MANAGER GREENWOOD BRANCH  \  Frederic W. ^cLame  Mining and Real Est,- 'e Broker.  Estates Managed aad Lo.ais Made.  Local and District Land Agent Canadian Pacific Railway. Stocks and  Shares a Specialty. Greenwood, B. C.  Choice   Fruit  LANDS  For Sale at $10, $12 and ������ 15  "Per Acre.  R. J. STEEL  NELSON. B. C  7S/' & A. M., are held on  th. first  Pic in wffi^&'K  ternitv h���������n 'w 7 \~~^ m������nth in Fra-  ������% ~? ������/^U ���������AnRns Nicholson has S  term y hall, Wood block, Government  IC(;efl   1lls   ngIit-of.TOV   contract  and  street. Greenwood.   Visitino- brethren'       ei,*0ne-V0llt ofit-    '  are cordially inyited to attend. Yesterday at i2 noon R   I   nrn,      r  JAS. s. BtKNTK. SocrctHpy.   | kelson and Miss Maud 'MofTat orGrecn.  wood were married in  the  Presbyterian  Saturday evening  may prove of interest to many readers  who are not engaged in mining as well  as to those who are.  From Greenwood to the summit of the  divide between the Kettle river valley  and the Upper Okanogan, a distance of  about eighty, miles bv wag0tl roaf] tLe  country is more or less' mineralized.  Of the the territory lying between tbe  W est I-ork and the Kettle river the same  can be said.  Between Greenwood and the junction  of  Rock   creek   with tbe Kettle river,  ������i distance of about twenty miles, there  is an  almost  continuous  mineral   belt  On Rock creek and its tributaries both  lode and placer mining have been carried  on for years���������the  latter .for forty years  Keigt miles above Rock creek is West-  bridge.   At this   point the West   Fork  joins the Kettle  reve.    Up this fork of  the  river the proposed uiilway will be  built, connecting Midwav and Penticton.  Along the whole proposed line of railway  mineral locations" have been made and  f~ - r   i-      -j-.    Ihe vein is quartz, 4U  ������ t/^111 Width' and.carries values from  M-iSKold and 5 ozs. silver to $350.00 gold  and 66 o?s. silver. Tbe mine is equipped  with a 60 horsepower boiler, a No  hoist, a ro-stamp quartz mill, and cyanide  tanks. Eight hundred tons of ore were  shipped to the smelter and 300 tons put  through the mill. The mine is not now  working. Years age we marvelled at the  manner 111 which a retired British army  or naval officer could run a mine. It is  no longer a marvel.   He  is a humorist,  ast   week   in  a wrestling  lowhe'n?ier suPP'y'at "������������enix is getting  S���������on;ralpres^re ������" ������ther li^ ^  There will be a large crop of both fruit  md vegetables in the lower Moyie val-  ley this season, J  New Denver is crying  for sidewalks  reside in Prince Rupert.  The  closed  Thomas  ti, ���������     .      Prug  company   have  thestocKorSUVO0Pc!:0eUiXananiOVe(1  Fred Fern of New Denver got three  months last week in Nelson for Iota > inl  goods under false pretensions. g  held  with Gorman West.  Boundary 'Valley -Lodge, "r  will confer the Second  degree  candidates next Tuesday evening,  which a smoker will be given.  A  man named  Nelson  badly cut at the smelter  In- a.crowbar falling on  him.    Several  stitches had to be put in the wound  F. I,. White and jack  LUCy have se-  enred a lease and bond on- thJ'Cking-  tbe Great   Hopes   m .North  Deadwood  camo aud carries values of about ?ioo in  lar  shipments  have   been   made.    The  properties are, as  rule  medium   grade,  the silver-bearing veins carrying values  of&S to ~5r,66S, the average being being between one and  two hundred dollars.    The silver-gold veins do  not run  K"t   his   head  S,������ h}*h as the s'lver lead, and a.-says from  iUondav night   tlie "'ff copper-gold ledges  ffave returns  from ^3.80 to slightly above $20.- In some  of the   claims   lhe principal  values are  gold, and in others copper,  but the,large  majority of. the properties on  which any  considerable .development-has-been done  carry silver-lead values.-" ~'   . -  CONKI.E CREKK.  h t>   ei <->" ^0,'kle creek, a few  miles abnv-p  .uild Vfi   VenK';,r' ^rS'  steve������son aud  Westbridge; some claims were located^  vcr whirl Ar'   Qtr0,Uky  f0r New   Den-   number of  years ago     l^fclS   re  friends in  this Lt^ \ ;ii     ��������� T n!n,,y      P- ht,tle1 tlefi,������te informatian has been  success i   their new home       W'Sh them \$%Tl ab������Ut these locations luore than  uicirnew home. | that they carry copper-gold values and  are large bodies oflow-grade ore.  development carrid on   for' years   and   ?T pUt twe-nty,or thirt^ yards-of cloth  from some^f the high-grade mines regu-  $ZX t^rtk^L^^  mine foreman to have a full force of  although his humor, like that of Punch' I    Martin Burrell and F l\r   v^h  W���������C?te>a?-d CUmbeiS������"'e'   He may   the Grand Forks repre^eSt&t the  have an invitation to a garden party, or   Irrigation   convention in  Vernon  to a country bouse for the shootin- sea-   this week ern0n  son, or the king's horse may be entered  in a great racing event. Any of these  may be sufficient cause to take him home  But more important than any of these is  the make of his riding bloomers, and here  his deep humor finds full scope. Knowing the westernrr's contempt for these  garments, he will spend months in drawing plans and specifications for a new  kind of ndmg breeches, then close down  the mine, go to London, get a tailor who  working on a certain date. He appears  on schedule time dressed in an indescribable garment, and is fully recompensed for the loss of profits of the mine  the loss of time and money, if the men  will only look at those new bloomers aud  swear. Until a new atrocity in dress is  conceived the mine runs smoothly and  dividends are paid. The'. Carmi mine is  aoout due to resume operations  Adjoining  the Carmi is the Butcher  Boy, prospected by open cuts ex-posing  -e-VeiV^ri������������ feet Test of ae Canal  A-shaft was sunk 75 feet, and from  The Fernie District Ledger was issued  Saturdry last as usual.   The paper is be  nig printed in  I ethbridge uStil the new  plant arrives in Fernie.  . It is said by the Sun (hat a large con-  Sfw   ?   -0pium   was ^PPed  from  Grand Forks into Washington last week  netting the smutrlers ������l������.,f ������, ,������? *  line.  netting the smuglers about $2^00.'  WMUVnb? of,Indian arrow heads, stone  hatchets, etc., have been found at Nakusp  by a parson. Owners can have same by  describing property, and paying for this  . A burglar attempted to enter Jacques  Jf;;nelr>- st������re in Vernon at the noonZur  throngb a back window last week but  was disturbed and foliowed bv a  bor oi Jacques.   He escaped.   '  A few men have been put to work at  the Snowshoe mine at Phoenix, but a  full force will_ not be employed until  there is a certainty of sufficient coke to  keep the smelters of the district in opera  ueigh-  tion.  ( Union, No. 22,  W.  F. M., meets every  per street, Greenwo,od,Ua,ti07iyia,l'C������p-  ThAu,ftijiSi,nai.s,??sjLot,e n,i"c  v      H. A. MATHErSON, Secretary.  C S. BAKER  Provincial Assayer and Ore  Shippers' Agent. Correspondence solicited. Samples  reeefve prompt attention.  123.   GKEENAVOOU,   15  man and  Miss Vina Moffat bridesmaid!  culvert on the wagon road near In-  Jjfim creek was burned this week, evidently set on fire. I��������� repairing the  culvert workiugmen ex-cavalcd a q���������an-  tit> of silverware, one piece with Davenport s name engraved on it. Officer Aston is investigating.  A  new  automobile arrived vesterdav  consigned to the Greenwood Liquor com-1 TT,"' "fauo,IS nave  ipaiiy.   It is an   iS-horsepower runabout l' a'!(1 "lany oftllem have been crown  and will climb a 15 per cent grade a  t"n  SrBnted  BOOMERANG  CAMP.  ��������� This camp is situated ten miles above  Westbridge.   About fifty, locations were  made   m   rSSS.  - The    values   average  from   j.65   to   $100   iu silver-gold with  a sinal  percentage of copper.   No shipments have been made from this camp.  nur.r, creek.  Across the river from Bull creek there  is a mineral belt lying between Kelly and  Goat creeks���������a distauce of about three  miles���������on which some twenty locations  have been mader   Assays run *6o in gold  Willi small silver values'. '  CKANBERRV  CREEK.  Ten miles above Goat creek a mineral  belt is again encountered at Cranberry  creek. This belt is continuous until the  town of Carmi is reached. A large number of locations have been made in this  'd"ftVTe "V1 35 feet atthe4o-Ievel  and 5o feet at the 70-level.    Three .cars  Si��������������� WrT ?h,P7ed' running$39, ������4o aud  ?44,io per ton net. There is a shaft-  2 :lac^lultU'shop and whim onthe  pro>ertj. There are a number of other  liveclaimsin Canni camp on which development has boen done but no shipments made. v  On Wallace mountain a large amount  of work has been done in the past seven  years and small shipments made to pay  expenses of development. The group on  which most work has been done is the  &auy. There are a number of parallel  veins running through Wallace mountain  ranging from 6 inches to 6 feet in width  Of these veins at least nine run through  the Sally group    Altogether about one  f|pp^Nl.r^obne,^i  IN ALL^STYLES.    '  Patent Kid, Dongola Kid, Beaded Toe, three and four strap,  Military or French Heel.    Some of tlie Best  American Makes Represented.  Dry Goods. RENDELL & CO. ^oots and Shoes  n ^KmWAmxum&Mj^ftM^^  PHOENIX, B. 0.  Is opposite the Great Northern depot and is a delightful  haven for the weary traveler. Great veins of hot water  run through the entire house, and bathrooms are always _at the service of those in .searr-h of material  cleanliness. The dining room is an enemy to dyspepsia,  while the artistic appointment of the liquid refresh ment  makes the drinks go down like eating fruit in a flower  garden, _lh0 sample rooms aro the largest in the mountains and a pleasure to  drummers  with big trunks.  JAS. MARSHALL        =       -  PROPRIETOR  miles per hour. People adicted tochicken  ail lire would show wisdom by keepine  their fowl off the right-of-way.     Keei'"^  New sidewalks are needed in this cilv  on Copper Silver and Gold streets, between Deadwood strcetaud the Anaconda  hndgp. The more rotten planks should  be taken out aud the nails'driven home  111 the less rotten ones on Gove  Ivimberlev, Deadwood  staeets. To cover this expense an extra  levy should be placed on unpainted busi  ���������eminent,  and Greenwood  ness blocks.  A horse belonging to Kid Oliver was  stolen Saturday night. Monday the  horse was found near Rock Creek on its  way home. The horse showed signs of  having been ridden hard.  Horsestealing  WAt,r,ACK   MOUNTAIN-.  On the east side of the river   nearly  opposite Cranberry creek, is Drv creek,  which may be termed the commencement  of the high-grade silver belt on Wallace  mountain,  lying between Dry creek on  the south and Beaver creek on the north,  a distance of about three miles.    Wallace  mountain,  named after Alex.   Wallace,  one or tbe first prospectors to make locations in  the camp,  has a number of  parallel veins rannuig through  it almost  due  east  and west.   These veins average between J too and ^'200 in silver aud  arc from 6 inches too feet  in  width     -\  large amount of development lias been  done 111 this camp, and about six hundred tons of ore have been shipped to the  smelter,   but   the long baul  by wagon  a  serious  TOMKINS.I  Mumi������;>:r.  First-class in ������������������everything.  Steam heat, electric lig] 11,  private baths. Telephone  in. every room. Finest lava-  lories in B. 0. First-class  bar and barber shop. |  'Jilts meets all trains.  is becoming of frequent occurrence alotie   ro:ul���������5������   "*'������<������������������������has  proved  the kettle river,   probably part of the 'drawback-  same baud who cleared the'ranges  ,i. . ��������� .   - .....H^ in this  district some years ago. As all the ������������������undesirables" who can get work are working, the horsethieves must be'some of  Teddy's "desirable" citizens who have  again strayed across the line, to earn an  honest penny. This district needs a  couple of mounted police with cut-oft"  shot-guns.  F. M. Elkins 'returned Monday from a  trip to the Similkameen.   He says 1  F  Roycr was held up I'ridav last on the di'  TIIK I.OW-ORADK IIIJI.T.  _ North of Wallace mountain the formation changes. The surface showings are  iron clippings covering large bodies of  low-grade copper-gold ore, similar in  many respects to the low-grade bodies  of the .Boundary. This low-grade belt  extends to the Headwatersaf Beave creek  about sixteen miles. J  About three miles above the town of  Beaverdell on the west side of Leaver  ������,Mn ������,,,. ., "';.- -���������  " "'���������-' "'-  Cree.^ ls Kl"s, S?l0l������011 camp,  in which  vi(lc between I'enticton and Keremeos.  ilre big muirt/. ledges, carrying fair values  n net values from $125 to 51^ to the  ton. the cost of haulage by wagon road  mentS        u,easurc handicaps develop-  The next claim in importance in re-  fP������" ofdewlopniont and shipments is  UeRamler, owned by W. II. Rambo, J.  W^elsonandF.j. Finncane. A. shaft  was sunk So feet aud 50 feet of sloping  (lone from this, and a drift run S6 feet  from the bottom of the shaft. A tunnel  is now ,n 1S5 feet and in anather i5 or 20  ierC, ,^ efx^cte(1 ^������ tap the vein at a depth  of 140 feet. seventy six tons of ore  have been shipped from the Rambler  returning net values of }74, 9ljS, Si,g  >iii per ton respectively for be fo ,r J^  shipments.  J. P. Kelly is at present worldl)  the   Buster,   near   the Rambler.    At  a  depth of 16 feet there is a  22-iuch lead  ol galena averaging over <,loo per ton.  On the Bounty  Fraction and  Duncan  which v,ere under the same management  for some time, considerable development  has been done.   On the Bounty Fraction  three shaft* have been sunk, one 40 feet  one ioo, and one 75 on the line between'  the two claims.   Onthe  Duncan a shaft  has been sunk on No. 4 vein 5o feet and  from this a drift was run   125 feet.   On  No. 2 lead there is a 50-foot shaft with 2S  feet   of drifting.     0.ie   vein   has  been  stripped   i&oo Ieet  across both   claims.  !��������� ifty-eight tons of ore have bee  There was a row in  the Grand Forks  b^ry-Saturday night of. last week in .  iTp S'thT, -Te3 Ha-1Tis0n was *������ded  up with beer glasses in   the   hands of  Poplar Creek district. The camo was  unfortunate in its boom days nTa^  more turnip-hoers than miners work ng  011 its properties. With 'intelligent dt  velopment Poplar will bacome ofe of the  great mining camps of the West.  It is safe to say few people will come  o Prince Rupert from ?hiSP time oi.T  less they come as sightseers,  for it has  been well advertised that until  lots are  sold there   can   be   no   work   here  for  Ukdvtf'fnf" ClerkS*,    U is nloreth������"  his fall    H^aie n0t P^C6d 011 the Ularkct  this fall, that some of those who have  -dwait until spVmgoe^X-^  morning   Ah   Wing  Empire,  aidV,UV Chl'neSe fi8ht"������e ^hiske^  and at about 3 a. in. was in a hilarious  mood and felt like breaking some h n^  so he smashed a window. On rhiS  morning, when his name was called li  the police court, he- was in  t    , ,    ,   ��������� repair tbe window he  Ro ^nrWhid' he ^0"'is������l to do.-  Kosslaud Miner.  The happy family of the geolojric ,  survey which has been can.ped af the  bridge on Twenty-mile at the upucr end  of the town was broken up on S  morning when Messrs. Peeleand \ffi  started ior Otter valley with camp outfiE.  On Monday morning Messrs. Reinicke  and Camsell followed. Tbe fonner\viM  have local charge of the wnrl-  .,���������  ....V.'1  :>rge of the work up  there,  went along to go over  and Mr. Camsell  the ground with him   and outline the  to Hedley. There is considerable work  yet) o do before finishing up in C-inm  Hedley where the work ^is bei g ve v  thoroughly done.-Hedley Gazette ���������**  ^ Four siwashes were ftned ?5o each at  Keremeos last week for drinking boo/e  It is about time that the B. C.gsiwath  w:us granted the same privileges 4 sThe  much more ignorant foreigners tint ,  ������"   thC  .C:r.0.^li"������ j,ut������ ���������this. Pro^ice    The B. C?  He had sold som horses at IVnticton and  was returning home with 5402.50 in his  clothes, He slipped the %oo -in his  gauutlcs, and so the bold highwayman  ������>tly got 52.50.   The government '  MERCHANT TAILOR  Men's clothes cleaned, pressed aud  Repaired.  Fine Work  A Specialty  Commercial  Hotel Greenwood  Rooms 25 and 50 cents a night.  MRS. M. GILLTS.  111 gold and silver, with some lead and  copper.    Farther up Heaver creek are the  siwash Is the superior mentally, morally  and physically,  and is a bette;     ' ' ������  . ���������     ,  ���������on shipped.  S^T^^^4^^\s������!^'!^^'JS^  Bounty Fraction.  About twenty tons of ore have been  shipped from the Bounty, netting in the  neighborhood of 5100 to the ton.   A in.  mn^tlLrbeenSUIlk'amlatUn"el  ��������� On the Kokomo a shaft has been sunk  6a feet and from this 130 feet of drifting  StothXnf0reWaSSl,ippC<1*"etti������������  r citizen  for man, than the  are granted  the  . -.-. ;,,- I'be government is |go-  ing to build a 1,000-foot bridge at Kere-  meos. W. M. Frith has a fruit ranch at  Xercineos, Bradshaw, Ibrinerlv of this  city, has bonded a claim on'Twenty-mile  for 5100 000 Fifteen men are working  on the Dividend near Orouiilo, and the  paoperty 13 showing up well with development.  The members of Sydney M. Johnson's  survey party returning from the North  l'ork report a somewhat strenuous time,  owing to the heat and dillicult nature of  the country 111 which they were operating. 1 he climax was reached . at the  head of H uc Joint creek where the accumulated windfall made it necessary lo  leave the pack train, taking only provisions enough to finish nnd then out by  the head ol Franklin creek. This neces-'  sitatcd sleeping out around thc camp fire  with blankets.   The head of thc party is  ah.,(iMt(;i nl.0.ha.Ve ,bcc" csP������cjoIly fortuii- some silver. Ass.m-s nDtntiierl i,i iSnfi  ' 1,'u 1\ 'VC ,",',,a, C������W-' of I,,e ^clue from Guess Bros, went 18 per centT  innnt l^r'f'L*1, ^"i��������� ������>esc.Bhects copper.- The claim belonged to ti"  spent a comfortable night. Bielcnljcrg estate.and is nowbwiwd bv  'i'i,���������t���������i        .    . ' the Bank of Montreal.   It Ims been n  I he Ledge only ������2 ,, year. ���������    . ' live claim Mince 1895. " ft  Knob Hill, McBoyle's camp, the Big L lhe, UcI1,,s ^'������g worked by James D  btrikc, and Mosher's camp, all cuoriiious bworc' ������"������ associates. It is considered  bodies oflow-grade copper-gold ore, which ������.no of thc best properties'on the hill,  will require railway transportation and ,bou!? years ago an 80-ft.ttinneI was run to  smelters nearby before ihey can be worked  lal' Ul������ lw,(l !lt ''q'th, but the work was  at a iirofit  'CHINA  CRIU'K. .  About five miles up the West Fork  I mm Carmi camp is China creek, where  is found a large body of copper-gold ore  running through the country for a distance ol six or seven miles to the Fast  l'ork of the West Fork.  ARLINGTON CAMP.  _ Fight miles above Carmi, oil the west  Hide ol the river is Arlington camp. In  this camp there is a large iron capping,  across which run small quartz veins. On  the Dalhou.sie free gold is found in the  the oxydalion in these veins, On the  Arlington claim most development hns  been done. It was located in tS88, and  is known by old-timers as the Headlight.  Itr principal values are copper-gold, with  some  silver.   Assays obtained   '  ever completed. The vein faulted and  t will be necessary in thc work now be-  ng done to crosscut from the tunnel to  the vein as it has been uncovered on the  surface allowing for its dip, providing  the old tunnel is used as a base for future  development.  ft,lrh?,S,e11'eT,������'1!ya,.rcw Df lhe claims in  the West Fork district on which . development work has been and is being  done, and it on.y requires railway transportation make it one of the best milling  camps 111 the west. b  It's asserted that the department of  public works i.m negotiating for the purchase ol a large modern dredge for use  on the Eraser r.ver, ami expects to make  a start during the present summer on tlie  dredging op.-r.itioiis for which  was made in the estimates  drunk or sober, man  Slavs and dagos that  ���������.K ,lilllleu tue  privileges of whites in this country Whi  dSk(l���������?|S-,Wash be, f"-'d $5������ for taki"������* a  drink of liquor, when a miserable wrv-  necked, treacherous, knife-using little  dago gets only $5 and costs for be ng  ofCflW,?tt,,k " -'l iml*-���������������B lhe lives  AtCv,rv^(-0",Cr1" C0,,tact wiUl I'"-'?  1������ r n    I   ,ltlng ������f " ami,t>' COl"'t 'I ���������'���������������������������������������������-  ber of these creatures are admitted to  cuizenship through the instrumental^  of political ward-heelcrs, without any examination as to their fitness. KvervCa-  tl.au should look upon persons,    '  jirovision  last session.  Ths Princeton Board of Trade arc in-,  censed at tae manner in which the gov-   aCS? oeiit9' "A'hich  'lre  criiineiit ti'iqihone system Is being mau-l      *oga" & Co'> JewcIerr'  ugei.1 111 tlmt district.  way connected witlf ma^h g'^c J' c^  wsns, as trators to the country   as mm .  sag sag ���������"'"��������� -&^*a  G-loria Dare Company.  .  From all reports wc have read conrWn  !f������������le^rk of Miss GbHa Dare  Tie  lie U l(:"'tilin ������V~ wh0 ������"��������������� i������  tije Auditorium Friday and Saturday  l>nghtsofthi.s week, id ItfveVs o S  class singing, comedy, and good draimul"  work have a treat i,. store for tl e n '? e  comnuny also carry ������ fcw sens ioinl  Ujovmg picture films which are usedS  1 out the entertainment, making one of  t c most enjoyable evenings imagiu ble  wZrf(l"CM?5 "te for children and  50 cents for adults.   No extra charge for  on  sale  at  The debt of Seattle is $14,000,000,  sws /  THE    LEDGE,    GREENWOOD,    BRITISH     COLUMBIA.  The Lust  BY GUY BOOTHBY.  Author   of   "A   Beautiful   White  Devil," "A Bid for Fortune,"  "Dr.  Nikola,"   Etc.  (Continued)  "Barlraud," I a'1"1* as solemnly is  I Know now, "I will not take ono half-  pminy of the money. I am firmly re-  solved upon thai. Xothin..; shall ever  make me."  "Not take it? Hut h's your own. ]  rover had anv right, lo il from the  b������"!np.i!i������r.  I  stele  vcr.r sccrst v.'hlle  ,���������.....f^,.  you were ill."  "That may bo; but I'll not touch  tho money, come what may."  "But T must leave it to somebody."  "Then leave il to ihe London hospitals. I will not have a penny of it.  Good heavens, man. you little know  hev 'i.nvViy  I  Deliaved towards you!"  "I've not time to hoar ;t now, then,"  J:o answered. "Quick ! lot mo make a  new will while I've strength to sign  It."  Pens, paper, and ink .were soon  forthcoming; and at his insiruction  Mr. Maybourno and the doctor between thorn drafted the will. When  it was finished the dying man signed  it, and then those present witnessed It,  and the man lay hack and closed his  eyes. For a moment I thought he was  gone, but I was mistaken. After a  silence of about ten minutes he opened his eyes and looked at mo.  "Do you remember Markapur.lic?"  ho said. That was all. Then, with a  grim smile upon Ills lips, ho died, just  as thc clock on the wall above his  head struck twelve. His last speech,  for some reason or other, haunted me  for weeks.  Towards sundown that afternoon I  was standing in the verandah of my  bouse, watching a fatigue party digging a grave under a tree in the paddock beyond the mine buildings, when  a shout from Mr. Maybourno, who  was on his way to tho office, attracted  my attention. When I reached his side,  he pointed to a small speck of dust  about a mile to tbe northward.  "It's a horseman," he cried; "but  who can it bo?"  "I have no possible notion," I answered; "but we shall very soon see."  The rider, whoever he was, was in  no hurry. When he came nearer, we  could seo that he was cantering along  as coolly as if he were riding in Rotten Row. By the time he was only a  hundred yards or so distant, I was  trembling with excitement. Though I  bad never seen tho man on horseback  before, I should have known his figure  anywhere. It was Dr. Nikola. There  could be no possible doubt about that.  Bartrand was yu'te right when ho told  me that he was in the neighborhood.  I hoard Mr. Maybourno say something about news from the township,  but the real import of his words I did  not catch. I seemed to be watching  the advancing figure with my whole  being. When lie reached the laager  he sprang from bis horse, and then it  was that I noticed Mr. Maybourne had  left my side and was giving instructions to let 'iiir. :a. I followed to receive him.  On reaching the inside of our defences, Nikola raised his hat politely  to Mr. Maybourno, while he handed  his reins to a trooper standing by.  "Mr. Maybourne, I believe, ho said.  "My name is Nikola. I am afraid I am  thrusting myself upon you in a very  unseemly fashion, and at a time when  vou have no desire to be burdened  with outsiders. My friendship for our  friend Wrox ford here must be my excuse. I .left Buluwayo at daylight this  morning in order to see him."  He hold out his band to me and I  found myself unable to do anything  but take. it. As usual it was as cold  as ice. For f.-.e Enrneni i was "so fascinated by thc evil glitter in his eyes  that I forgot to wonder how he knew  my assumed name. However, I managed to stammer out something by  way of a welcsme, and then asked i  how long he had been in South Afrl- '  ca.  "I arrived two months ago," he an.  swered, " and after a week in Capo  Town, where I had some business to  transact, made my way up here to  see you. It appears I have arrived at  an awkward moment, but if I can help  you in any way I hope you will command my services. I am a tolerable  surgeon, and I have the advantage of  considerable   experience   ol   assegai  wounds.  While he was speaking the bell rang  for tea, and at Mr. Maybourne's in  vitation Dr. Nikola accompanied us to  where the meal was spread���������picnic  fashion���������on the ground by the kitchen  door. A'gnes was waiting for us, and I  saw her start with surprise when her  father introduced the newcomer as  Dr. Nikola, a friend of Mr. Wrexford's.  She bowed gravely to him, but said  nothing. I could see that she know  him for the man Bartrand had warned  me against, and for this reason she  was by no means prepossessed in his  favor.  During the meal Nikola exerted all  his talents to please. And such was  his devilish���������I can only call it by that  name���������cleverness, that by the time  wo rose from the meal he had put himself on the best of terms with every-  one. Even Agnes seemed to have,-for  the moment, lost much of her distrust  of him. Once out In thc open again I  drew Nikola away from tho others,  and having walked him out of earshot  of tho house, asked the meaning of  his vtelt.  "Is It so hard to guess?" ho wild, as  ho seated himself on the pole of a  wagon, and favored mo with one of  his peculiar smiles. "I should have  thought not."  "I have not tried to guess," I an-  swe'red, having by this timo resolved  upon my lino of-action; "and I do  not intend to do so. I wish you to tell  mo."  "My dear Pcnnethorno-Wrexford, or  Wroxford-Penncthorne," he said quietly, "I should advise you not to adopt  that tone with inc. You know very  well why I have put myself to tho  trouble of running you to earth."  "I havo not the least notion," I replied, "and that Is the truth. I thought  I had done with you when I said good  bye to you in Golden Square that awful night."  "Nobody can hope to have dono  with mo," ho answered, "whon they  do not act fairly,by inc."  "Act fairly hy you? What do you  mean? How havo I not acted fairly by  you?" L   ,  "By running away in that mysterious fashion, when it was agreed between iih tlmt I should arrange everything. You might have ruined mo."  "Still I do not understand you!  How might I havo ruined you?"  This tlmo I took him unawares. Ho  looUal Jit mo for tt moment la sheer  "I should advise you to give up thli  sort of thing," he said, licking his lips  In that peculiar cat-llko fashion I had  noticed in London. "Remember 1 know  everything, aud one word In our  friend May-bourne's ear, and���������well���������  you know what the result will be. Perhaps he does not know what an illustrious criminal he is purposing to  take for a son-in-.law."  "One insinuation like that again,  Nikola," I cried, "ami I'll have put  off this place before you know where  you are. You dare tr> fall me a criminal���������you, who [doited and planned  the murders that shocked and terrified itll Rsglami:"  "That I do not admit. I only remember that 1 assisted you to obtain  your revenge on a man who had  wronged you. On summing up 'so judiciously, pray do not forget' that  point."  Nikola evidently thought ho had  ohi alncd an ad vantage, and was quick  to improve on It.  "Come, come," he said, "what is the  use of our quarrelling like a pair of  children? All 1 want of you is an answer to two simple questions."  "What are your questions?"  "i want to know, first, what you  did -with Bartrand's hotly when you  got rid of it oui of the cab."  "You really wish to know that?"  Ho nodded.  "Then come with mo," I said, "and  I'll toll you."  . I led him into thc house, and, having  reached the bed in tho corner, pulled  down thc sheet.  lie beat over tho figure lying there  so still, and then started back with a  cry of surprise. For a moment I could  see that he was non-phisscd as he had  probably not been in his life before,  but by thc time one could have counted twenty, this singular being was  himself again.  "1 congratulate you," ho said, turning to. mo and holding out his hand.  "The king has come into his own  again. You aro now ono of the richest  men In tho world, and I can ask my  second question."  "Bo certain first," I said. "I inherit  nothing from Mr. Bartrand."  "What do you mean by that? I happen to know that his will was made  in your favor."  "Vou are quite mistaken. He made  a later will this afternoon, leaving all  his money and estates to four London  hospitals."  Nikola's face wont paler than I had  ever seen it yet. His thin lips trom-  blod perceptibly. The man was visibly  anxious.  "You will excuse my appearing to  doubt vou, I hope," .he said, "but may  1 see that will?"  I called Mr. Maybourne into the  room and asked him if. he had any  objection to allowing Dr. Nikola to  see the paper in question. Ho hand-  tii It to him without hesitation, "Keeping close to his e.lbow while he perused it. Tho Doctor read it slowly  from beginning to end, examined the  signature, noted the names of the  executors, and also of the witnesses,  and when he had done so, returned  it to Mr. Maybourne with a bow.  "Thank you," ho said, politely. "It  is excellently drawn up. and, with  your evidence against me, I fear it  would be foolish for mc to dispute it.  In that case, I don't think ������I need  trouble your hospitality any inether."  Then,"turning to mc, he led"mo from  the house acioss to where bis horse  was standing.  ������������������t;-aoet-t.\e, T'er.-itcOvornc," he f,atd.  "All I can'say of you is that your luck  fs greater than your cleverness. I am  not so blase but I can admire a man  who can surrender three millions  without a sigh. I must confess I am  vulgar enough to find that it costs mo  a pang to lose even my sixty thousand, i wanted it badly. Had my coup  only come off, and thc dead man in  there not been such an inveterate ass,  I should have had tho whole amount  of his fortune in my hands by this  time, and iu s'x rnc.ir.hs I would have  worked out a scheme that would havo  paralyzed Europe. As it is, I must  look elsewhere for the amount. When  you wish lo be proud of yourself, try  to remember that you have baulked  Dr. Nikola in one of his best-planned  .schemes, and . s&v.cd. probably half-a-  million lives by doing so. Believe me,  there are far cleverer men than you  who have tried to outwit me and failed. I suppose you will marry Miss  Maybourno now. Well, I wish you luck  with her. If I am a judge of character,  she will make you an able wife. In^ten  years time you will bo a commonplace rich man, with scarcely any  idea outside your own domestic circle  while I���������well the devil himself knows  where or what I shall be then. I wonder which will be the happier? Now  I must be off. Though you may not  think it, I always liked you, and if  you had thrown in your .lot with me,  I might have made something of you.  Good-bye."  He held out his hand, and as he did  so he looked me full in the face. For  the last time I felt the influence of  those extraordinary eyes. I to������k the  hand he offered and bade him goodbye with almost a feeling of regret,  mad as it may seem to say so, at the  thought that in a.ll probability I should  never see him again. Next moment he  was on his horse's back and out on  the veldt making for the westward. I  stood and watched him till ho was  lost in the gathering gloom, and then  went slowly back to the house thinking of the change that had come into  my life, thanking God for my freedom.  ���������       *   .   ������      *       *  Three months have passed since the  events just narrated took place, and I  am back in Capo Town again, finishing, the writing of this story of the  most adventurous period of my life, In  Mr. Maybourne's study. To-morrow  my wife (for I have beon married a  week to-day) and I leave South Africa  on a trip round the world. What a  honevmoon it will be!  "The Pride of tho South," you will  be glad to hear, has made gallant  strides since the late trouble In Rhodesia, and as my shares have quadrupled in value, tq say nothing of the  other ventures in which I havo been  associated with my father-in-law, I  am making rapid progress towards  becoming a rich man. And now il only  remains for mo to bring my story t<  a close. By way of an oplloguo let mc  say that no better, sweeter, or more  loyal wife than I possess could possibly ho desired by any mortal man.  I lovo her with my Tvholo heart and  soul, as she loves mc, and I can only  hope that every masculine reader who  may have the patlcnco to wade  through these, to mo, Interminable  pages, may prove as fortunate In his  choice as I havo been. Moro fortunate,  it is pertain, he could not bo,  THE END,  ROYALTY BY INCHES.  Two Crankt.  Wright Ficld-I hoar our nntlonnl  gamo Is becoming all the go iu England.  Bunkerson Hazards-In England?  My dear mnn, don't you know that golf  was popular In England long before It  became our natlouul gaino?-I'hlladel-  Dhia. PrftHu.  Comparative   Heights   of   Kings   and  Queens.  Most of the .queens and empresses  of the Old World surpass their husbands in stature. The Czarina is considerably killer than Nicholas II.,  while tho King of Italy barely reaches  to the shoulders of his handsome wife,  Princess of Montenegro. Beth Queen  Alexandra and tho Gorman Empress  are slightly superior in height to their  respective consorts. Moreover, England's future queen, the Princess of  Wales, is much bigger than the  prince; and although thc King of  Denmark stands six feet on his stockinged feet, ho appears a short man  wh������n compared with his Queen, who,  a daughter of the late King Charles  of Sweden, is a perfect giantess, being a fraction over six feet two inches.  King Leopold of Belgium enjoys the  distinction of being quite the tallest  sovereign in Europe, his stature attaining six foot four inches. He experiences "much difficulty in finding  beds sufficiently big- to enable him  to stretch himself, at the various hotels where ho stays during'tho course  of his almost continuous peregrinations. Although he has always stooped somewhat, and is now considerably  bent with ago, he makes even thc tall  officers of his household���������many oi  whom, like Count John d'Oultremont,  thc grand marshal of court, are six-  footers���������look small in comparison.  Both Prince George of Greece, who  has just married Princess Marie Bonaparte, and who was formerly Lord  High Commissioner and Governor-  General of Crete, and Grand Duke  Nicholas Nicholaiovitch of Russia,  military governor of St. Petersburg,  the foremost cavalry leader of the  Czar's army, come next in point of  stature, with six feet throe inches to  their credit; while Archduke Eugene  of Austria, brother of the widowed  Queen of Spain, and grand master of  the ancient and historic Teutonic order, is within a fraction of the same,  stature.  The late Alexander Til. of Russia  was likewise six feet three inches in  height. This is the measurement recorded against him on that wonderful  column in the Danish cathedral of  Roeskild, the resting place of the ancient Kings of Denmark. Against  this column a number of monarchs  have been measured and their heights  recorded. Conspicuous among them  is Peter thc Great, who measured 6  feet 10 inches. Only one of. the sovereigns was taller, and that was King  Christian I. of Denmark, who, according to this record, was just a  trifle over seven feet.  The new King of Sweden is six feet  two inches, as compared with his  father, Oscar, who was six feet two  and one-half inches. He was one of  the most majestic and imposing men  that lias ever occupied a throne in  modern times. His great-grandfather  was a Pyrenean peasant, whose cottage  near Pau is still shown to tourists.  The old Emperor William of Germany was likewise a splendid looking  man of six feet two inches, and Prince  Bismarck, the first German chancellor, in spite of his huge bulk, seemed  always less impressive when standing bv thc side of his imperial master. The present King of Greece is  six feet one inch, and the King of  Denmark is six feet, which is likewise thc stature of the Queen of. Portugal, whose husband, Don Carlos,  measured only 5 feet 10 inches  The King of Italy is thc most diminutive of rulers, being five feet one  inch. Thc brevity of his stature is  accentuated by the fact that the trunk  of his body is'abnormally long, whereas his legs arc very short. Owing to  this disproportion, he looks at lushest  either, on horseback or when driving,  and at his worst when on foot. Only  two crowned heads have been shorter than tho present King of Italy,  namely, Queen Victoria, who was  slightlv under five feet, and the late  Queen"' Isabella's husband, King  Francis of Spain, who was in every  sense of the word a dwarf, measuring barclv 4 feet 10 inches. When  she had been forced by political intrigues to jilt her good-looking fiance,  Don Enrique de Bourbon, Duke of  Seville, and to wed this royal mite,  Queen Isabella remarked::  "I understand that I was to have  received as husband a man, and they  have given me nothing but an Infante."  AN INTRUSION ON f HE KING.  if  THOROU  OF ECZEMA"  IS THE  TRIBUTE   OF  A    BURK'S  FALLS    FATHER    TO    DR.  CHASE'S OINTMENT.  How the Mayor Preserved the Privacy  of the Royal Traveler.  Hon. John Ward, who accompanied  the King to Biarritz as his Equerry-  in-Waiting, tells an amusing story of  an experience he had'a few-years ago  while acting in a similar capacity. He  was traveling with the King in the  royal saloon when the train halted at  some small town in order that an address might be presented to the King  by the local corporation. While this  ceremony was going forward, Mr.  Ward alighted from the train for a  few moments, and it was commencing  to move off without him. Making a  dash for thc open door of the saloon,  he just managed to get his foot on  the step, when the mayor, aghast _at  what he deemed to bo a sudden invasion upon the privacy of the royal  traveler, seized him firmly by the  coal-tails, and hung on to him until  the station officials managed to stop  the train.  Couldn't Really Say.  "Now, I want to know how long it  will be before I L'et an answer to this  letter?" a young lady demanded, with  a tell-tale blush, as she handed the  postoffice clerk a communication addressed to her lover.  "That depends," said the clerk reflectively. "If he's in jail, they will  let him write once n week, on Sundays. If he's dead broke he'll have  to wait until he earns the price of a  stamp, and I havo no data on which  to base an opinion i of his earning  capacities. If he's ill* in bed, he may  feci delicate about dictating his real  sentiments to u cold, disinterested  third person, and if it's smallpox the>  won't let him write at #nll. Then  again, if he's got a new girl���������"    ���������  She didn't wait for the clerk to com  ploto his catnloeun of contingencies.'*  Bank  of England's  Graveyard.  Pew visitors to thc Bank of England  aro aware Hint it contains, besides  vaults full of bullion (and specie, n  L'raveyard. Durins the famous Garden  ���������iotH in 1730 the bank was attacked by  the mob, and was at one time in considerable danger.  The incident drew the attention of  the authority to the fnot Hint an adjoining clii'rch. having tho peculiar  name of Sninl OhrichiplieMe-Stocks.  was i'i a rrilitnrv sense a source of  danger, and mi net of I'nrliurnont was  m������tl to e:ml)!o the directors to pur-  ���������lia.U! the church and churchyard.  Small children with the common  .-.kin diseases such as eczema, are  pitiable. The constant itch makes  them tear and scratch the affected  parts, thus hindering thc healing process, and worst of all it spreads over  the hands and face until it becomes  a serious disease.  Eor such troubles ns Eczema, Salt  Rhettin, Pimples, Hushes, Scalds,  Burns, etc., there is nothing better  than Dr. Chase's Ointment. It immediately stops all itching or paining from hums and scalds, so thc  sore gets a chance to heal by not being aggravated by. scratching. Jt also takes out all' poison and allows  it to lionl.  Mr. Wm. Craft, Jr., Burk's Falls,  Out., tells the experience of his little  boy.    He  writes:���������  "Our little boy, aged three years,  broke out with eczema all -over his  face, hands and back, and wo had a  terrible time trying to relieve his suffering. It was so bad that when he  scratched it would almost make the  blood How. The use of Dr. Chase's  Ointment quickly brought relief and  made- a thorough cure, as there has  never been any return of this disagreeable  ailment.  ( From rich and poor alike come tributes of praise for the exceptionally  soothing, healing, antiseptic influence  of Dr. Chase's Ointment. Sixty cents  n box at all dealers, or Edmanson,  Bates & Co., Toronto.  "Ah, Mr. Dopcw, you're the very  man 1 am looking for!" cxultingly  cried a feminine member of tho Kankakee Tourist Association. "You  must introduce me to the President."  "But .1 don't remember ever having  met you, madam," protested the Senator, with a hand uplifted in deprecatory gesture.  "Don't remember me, Senator De-  pew!" exclaimed thc lady. "Why, 1  met you when you spoke at Amsterdam, New York."  "Ah!" mused Mr. Depew, "Amster-  dani-m-m. Let me see, now That  was 46 years ago. Impossible! You  were not born then."  And with a courtly bow Chauncey  disappeared behind one of his broadest smiles.  In the cases of infant mortality  cholera morbus figures frequently,  and it may be. said that complaints  of the bowels are great destroyers cf  child li'e. If all mothers would avail  themselves of so effective a remedy  as Dr. J. D. Kellogg's Dysentery  Cordial many a little one could be  saved. Thu cordial can be given  with safety to the smallest child  as there is no injurious substance in  it.  "Does he believe in realism?"  "Yes;  but  he carries  it to"excess.  In  the  second  scene ho  is  severely  wounded  and  he has a doctor issue  bulletins  between the  acts-."  ANXIOUS MOMENTS FOR  YOUNG MOTHERS  The hot weather months arc an anxious time for all mothers, but particularly for young mothers. They  arc the most fatal mouths in thc year  for babies and young children, because of the great prevalence of stomach nnd bowel troubles. These come  almost without warning, and often  before the niiaihcr realizes that there  is danger the little one may be beyond  aid. It is the duty of every mother  to use all reasonable precautions to  ward off summer complaints. For  this purpose no other medicine can  equal Baby's Own Tablets. An occasional dose will keep the stomach and  bowels free from offending matter,  and will insure the little ones good  health. If the trouble comes unexpectedly the Tablets will speedily  cure it. Every home, therefore, should  keep the Tablets on hand always; they  may be the means of saving your  child's life. They are guaranteed  free from opiates and narcotics, and  ma j' be given with perfect safety to  a new born babe. Sold by. medicine  dealers or by mail at 25 cents a box  from The Dr. Williams' Medicine Co  Brockville,  Ont.  Lola���������Last night young Borem declared he  would willingly go to  the  ends of the earth for me.  Grace���������And what did you say P.Lola���������I finally got him to make a  start for home and let it go at that.  Keep Minard's Liniment in the house.  Mrs. Hauskeep���������I don't believe  you ever  went to work.  Weary Willie���������Honest, lady, many  a time, but I'm such a strenuous feller dat every time I start tor go to  work I go clear past it.���������Philadelphia  Press.  "See here," said the cautious stranger, "if I decide to stay here for a  week, how much is it going to cost  me?"  "You can answer that best yourself," replied the clerk of the Florida  hotel. "How much have you got?"-���������  Philadelphia Press.  Tho Munich Jugend has discovered  five new signs by which io'detcct the  school to which* a painter belongs:  (I) If he paints thc sky grey and the  grass black, he belongs to the good  old classical school; (2) if he paints  the sky blue and the grass green, he  is a realist; (3) if he paints tho sky  green and tho grass blue, ho is an  impressionist; (4) if he paints tho sky  yellow and the grass purple, he is a  colorist;   (f>)   if   he   paints   the   sky  black nnd tho grass red, ho shows  possession of great decorative talent.  ���������Christian Register.  OWSERHASTHEGRIP  Laid Up In House For Week and  Loses Power of Speech.  HAD     RIDICULED     AILMENT.  Will Force of Which He Boasted Proves  a Failure When 'He Tries to Defy  Disease���������His Voice Returns . After  Interview With Tramp.  [Copyright, 190S. by T. C. McClure.]  At the breakfast table Mrs. Bowser  was telling of three .different neighbors  that had lhe grip and were laid up iu  bed ond she had jumped from that to  say tlu-.L New York had 700,000 cases,  Boston 500,000, Chicago 000,000 and  Philadelphia over 500,000 when Mr.  Bowser put down his coffee cup to reply:  "Bosh!    Bosh!   Don't talk to me of  baby diseases!".  "Why-, the grip this year is n pretty  serious thing with most everybody,"  sho protested.  "All bosh. IT it wasn't for the doctors and druggists no one would know  he   had   it.     What   they'call   grip   is  W.   N.   U.   No.   695.  WENT  TimOUGII   ALL KINDS OP   MOTIONS  WITH HIS AMIS AND LEGS.  only a simple cold in the'head. When  you and I were babies and had it our  mothers called it a case of the snuffles. Any one that goes to bed with  the grip is a person of weak character."  "lias character anything to do with  it?"  "It has everything to do with it. By  character I mean mostly will power.  Just imagine me going to bed with the  snullles, will you? Ha, ha, ha! If wo  had a boy three years old and he gave  up to it I'd spank him."  "I-I thought yesterday I was going  to have it."  "And you probably will. You are  just ono-of these namby-pamby sort  that get it. Oh. yes, you'll have it, but  don't look for any sympathy from mc.  This house has got to run right along  just the same."  "But suppose you get it?"  "What! What!" shouted Mr. Boyv-  ser as he bolted a piece of chop and  nearly choked over it. "Woman, don't  class me with that crowd. Suppose  the heavens fall? Suppose wo have  ten earthquakes this afternoon? Suppose our blamed old-yaller cat turns  green tonight? I get tho grip���������1, Bowser!"  But Mr. Bowser got it, and, like all  good things, it came suddenly. That  evening he sat reading and smoking  and saw a paragraph to which he  wished to call Mrs. Bowser's attention.  He opened his mouth to say the words,  and he got them out, but they sounded  as if he had his head in an empty barrel.  "Whatever is the matter with your  voice?' asked Mrs. Bowser as she  turned on him.  "Notli-iiotli-nothing!" he croaked like  a raven as he sat up and turned white.  "Are you holding marbles in your  mouth?"  "N-o. I've���������I've just got some-  something���������the���������the"���������  "Yes, you've just got something the  matter with you, and I can tell you  what it is. It's a case of laryngitis,  and laryngitis is a-.form of the grip.  Everybody around here has been taken  that way. Have you got. a sore  throat?"  "Y-yes," was tho husky reply as he  swallowed and nodded his head.  "And you are feverish and have got  a. regular case of the grip. That is,  you will have it if you are a nainby  pamby sort of man. What you want  to do is to exercise your will power.  Just keep saying over aud over to yourself that you won't have It. Say that  it is only a case of baby snullles.  Say"-  Mr. Bowser jumped up and went  through all kinds of motions with his  arms and legs. At thesame time he  tried to say something, but all the  sounds ho could make consisted of a  wheeze like a wind broken horse being  galloped uphill. Then ho turned to  the telephone and pointed.  "You mean for me to telephone the  doctor?   Very well."  Doctor Called In.  Mrs. Bowser announced over tho wire  tlmt Mr. Bowser had got It at last, nnd  .twenty ��������� minutes later I lie doctor was  there. He put Ihe handle of a spoon  on Mr. Bowser's tongue and pressed it  down for a look nnd thou cheerfully  nniiouiKTd:  "Yes; I fa laryngitis and the most  beautiful case of It I have seen this  ytiir. I'd like to bring live or six medical students around here to look at It  I'll give you something for It, but It's  mire to Visi ���������! week nn"">w Beaut"'-|  case; beautiful easel This ought real,  ly to go before the medical class at the  hospital. Wo could take you down and  bring you back in tho ambulance, yoa  know.   What do you say?"  Mr. Bowser didn't say anything He  simply sat there and glared and said  to himself that he would murder that  doctor.the very first thing when he got  out  "Oh, well, I won't press you If you  don't want to be accommodating. Airs,  Bowser, I believe you havo an alcohol  lamp In thc house. I'll give you something to steam his throat with. - Gurgles won't reach lhe larynx, and cough  medlduuH are uo good In this cusp. .1  floil't' want uTru to go outdoors" ICt a  whole week."  Mr. Bowser jumped up and down  and pawed the air.  "If he does 1 won't answer for tbe  consequences. You see, he is a man  with a weak will aud must take no  chances. Just have him steam his  throat once an hour or so, and if he  wants to repeat tho Declaration of Independence lo try his voice let him go  ahead."  Mrs. Bowser sent to the drug store  for the medicine and fixed the lamp,  and Mr. Bowser ih haled. He drew in  his breath like an ox. Ho wanted to  be cured iu two hours so that he could  kill the doctor that evening. After an  inhalation he tried to talk. No good.  It was a huskinoss and a wheeze all  mixed up. It was the hiss of a goose,  tlie yeowl of a cat and the call of a  buzzard all copper fastened together.  It was thc beginning of things.  . Next morning that case of laryngitis  was worst, of course.' The larynx does  not often bob up and raise a row, but  when it does start In it keeps things  lively for several days.  Mr. Bowser Inhaled and sneezed and  sputtered.  The doctor bad said that a gargle  would.do no good, but he sent for a  pint and gurgled away like a man sawing wood hy tho day.,  no had been told that cough medicines would have no effect, hut he sent  for- three kinds nt once and took them  by turns.  About every ton minutes he tried his  voice.  Same husky old wheeze.  Same.ravens holding a convention  over his mangled remains.  After the first day things settled  down to the following'programme:  On arising In the morning glare at  Mrs. Bowser. She is tq blame, of  eourse. She no doubt brought the grip  in from some neighbor's house.  Fervent mental, wishes to dabble his  hands in the doctor's red hloodT  Cook's Pitying Glances.  Breakfast of something soft and tender. - No conversation. The cook's  pitying glances were taken for what  they were worth. No raise of wages  on account of the aforesaid p. g's.  Inhalation. Had Mr. Bowser had  chin whiskers he.would have burned  them off each time in the flame of tbe  alcohol.  Ten minutes spent In gargling.  Another ten in taking three different  kinds of cough medicines.  Trying his voice on the cat nnd other  objects.  Attempts to make Mrs. Bowser un  derstand that he wanted her to telephone for the doctor and that he would  stand behind the door, ax in hand.  Attempts to make Mrs. Bowser understand that he considered it all her  fault and.that wheu he finally recovered there would be such a tragedy  around that house as to make tbe  whole world turn pale.  Baleful looks at the cat.  Baleful looks at the cook.  ��������� At tho close or the fifth day Mr. Bowser tried his voice on a dog that had  wandered iulo the front yard, and to-  his great -surprise and gratification  thero was a squeal to it.  On tho morning of the Cth he could  bo understood by .Mrs. Bowser as saying that he was willing to pay a reasonable amount of alimony. "That afternoon as he was taking a last inhalation and swallowing the last of his  cough sirups a tramp rang the basement bell and asked for wine and  sweet cake. Mr. Bowser heard him and  made a rush downstairs and roared  like a bull, and he was running the  fellow out of the gate when tbe cook  called up the stairs to Mrs. Bowser:  "Oh, ma'am, g;>t right down on your  knees and thank heaven!"  "Why, what's the matter?"  - "Mr. Bowser has got his voice back!  Can't you hoar him? lie's outside, calling the tramp a wall eyed, lop shouldered, slab sided, kno'ekkneed son of  a gun. and his voice sounds just as  beautiful and natural as ever!"  M. QUAD.  "A Struggling Young Author."  Expensive.  "No; I've decided never to accept  friendly advice any more."    "Why not? It doesn't cost you anything."  -Well. I've found that It usually  costs you your friend."���������.Pittsburg  Post.  THE ironing of black goods  requires particular care and  particular starch ���������common starch gives a rusty  appearance to the fabric  and leaves it streaked  with white.  Celluloid Starch gives a  glossy stiffness and, preserves  the solid blackness. Use two  tablespoonfiils to a quart of cold  water and add a little boiling  water to clear it. For mourning goods, skirts, delicate laces,  "etc., the results will be excellent.  Write for a large FREE sample.  Ask your grocer for sis  GeVta\b\& SWw&  Never Sticks* Requires no Cooking  l'ho Brontford Starch Works, Limited, BnurUbrd, CanaiH.  ��������� Ml������IIWW.lMMJ������JUIM4MIMW>XICBnWWW������B������aaBrta .  "Do you think this bathing suit  will shrink wnen T got it wet?"    -  "If it does I'll bail you out."    '  "Bail me out?"  "Sure. If that suit gets any smaller  you'll be arrested."  An Always Ready Pill.���������To those  of ready habit, medicine is of little  concern, but. the grcqt majority "-of  men arc not of regular habit. Tho  worry and cares of business prevent  it, and out of the irregularity of life-  comes dyspepsia, indigestion, liver  and kidney troubles as a protest.  Tho run-down system demands a corrective and there is none better than  1'ni'melce's Vegetable Tills. They  are simple in' their composition and  can be taken by tho most delicately ���������  constituted.  Knicker���������Where .is the Twilight  Zone ?  Bocke'r��������� Between thc Limelight  Zone and the Moonshine Zone.  Put it to the test and let your teapot prove to you that for purity," flavor, quality and reliability "Salada"  is supreme. ' 34  "I see a man intends to let a rattle snake bi'c him and "depend on  prayer for a cure.   I call that faith.''  "I call it cruelty to animals, unless  somebody's going to pray for the  snake after it's bitten -such a fool  as   that."  OAK LAKE  MAN CURED.  Oak Lake���������J. S. Williams has returned from Winnipeg where he was  under tho surgical care of Dr. F. E.  Burnhnm. He has completely recovered.  Of course laws and rules were made  to keep the other-fcl'ows in check.  Minard's   Liniment,   Lumberman's^  Friend.'  FOR  REALISM.  Robert Louis Stevenson's Injunction to  ���������   a Small Nephew at Play.  A story about Ilobert Louis Stevenson not generally known, according 10  tho New York Sun, Is told by Mrs.  Stevenson's grandson, Austin Strong.  When Mr. Strong was a little chap  Mr. Stevenson liked to sit propped up  In bed to watch him at play in the  next room. And often it happened  that tho bigger boy of the Jtwo would  make suggestions for the'make believe games and insist that they be car-  rlcd out too.  One day Austin had arranged some,  chairs in a row, playing that they  were ships, and he, standing on the  front, wns tho captain. For a long  time -he proudly walked the deck of  his vessel, encountered pirates and  "weathered all kinds of storms until he  felt the floor positively heave under  his feet  Mr. Stevenson looked on In perfect  silence, but complete absorption, no  doubt playing the whole thing much  the harder of the two. Finally Austin  got tired of his vessel, climbed off his  chair aud began walking across the  room to some object which had attracted bis Interest.  This was too much for his uncle.  Still deep In tho game, Mr. Stevenson  rose'In his sickbed and shouted excitedly at the recalcitrant sea captain:  "Swim, ��������� you, swim!"  A WARM  RECEPTION.  Its Origin.  "1 wonder who first said 'It's bettor |  to be born lucky than rich?'" queried  the young widow,  "Some old fool whose young wife  married him for his money, I Imagine."  rejoined tho wise bachelor.���������Clilcnw  News.  It Gave the  Hungry Preacher an Appetite For Dinner.  Before accepting an invitation it is  as well to bo sure it is given In good  faith. After an afternoon service held  many years ago In a certain village In  Scotland the preacher, a stranger, who  had'officiated, accompanied one of the  eiders of the congregation home nnd  was introduced to his wife. The good  man having asked the clergyman to  stay to dinner, tho latter, after a little  pressing, consented.  The good lady hurried off to prepare  ;'or the unexpected guest, aud, seeing,  as she thought, her husband wishing,  ns was the custom In those days, at  the family sink, she seized the family  Bible.'approached.stealthily from behind and brought down'tho ponderous  tome upon his bald pate, exclaiming:  "Tak' ye that for bringing hungry  preachers here to dinner every lime  they come to thc parish."  As soon ns the assaulted one could  get the suds out of his eyes he looked,  about him and, after thinking the matter out, concluded that the old hAdy  had made a slight mistake. She, too,  came to the same conclusion when, on  returning to tho parlor, she beheld Ira  husband patiently waiting for his reverend friend!��������� Dundcp Advertiser.  i'<  \1  i  *>1 '.4-flVi.*5K'*  .'./  >4  NASAL CATARRIt  PRODUCES DEAFNESS  RELIEF IN PE-RU-NA,'!  ,THff    LEDGE,    GREENWOOD,    BRITISH    COLUMBIA.  THE PROUD  FATHER.  CLERGYMAN CREATES A SENSATION  Wrapped-up In him?   Well, 1 should sayf  _,    _   _    .  , .��������� _,,-,    TT ,,   ,       * | We talk about hlin lhe livelong day.  Mr. E. J. Arless, 401 Olty Hall Ave., ��������� We're as proud of Mm, too, as we can be,  Montreal, Quebec, is aa.old gentloman.      For never a brighter child was known;  of  Wide acquaintance, having served) , He Itnows so much for a babe of three.  .. . .     .   i , .    ,,     /, , t.    . Who- woudnl   ove him'has a heart ol!  thirty-eight years in the Genoral Post- I        stone.  Some   men   with   children   are   bores, "I  know, .  But ours Is a wonderful child, and so '  office of Montreal, ��������� a record which  speaks for itself. Concerning his use'of  Poruna, see letter given beloWt'  id  r  1 feel I've a right .  At times to recite  The remarkable' things  He says each night.  Tells   His   Congregation .There   is   a  Cure for Drunkenness.  '. It is generally admitted among medical men,- *hat drunkenness is a disease. Some modify this by saying  that it is a sign of weak, will power.  Now, weakness' is dangerously near  disease. As the taste for liquor is a  disease .it is only necessary to find  the proper 'cure to be -rid of 'the  trouble.  _ A well known Methodist Divine,  interested in the cause of temperance,  TWO  BABIES.  MR. R. J. ARLES.S.  "L have been afflicted with nasal  catarrh to such a degree that it affected   my   hearing.  ."This was contracted some twenty  years   ago    by     being    exposed    xo  . draughts and sudden changes of temperature.  "I havo been tinder tho treatment  of specialists and have used many  drugs recommended as specifics for catarrh in tlie head and throat���������all  to  no purpose. ^  "About throe years agovI was induced by a confrere in office to try  Peruna.  "After some hesitation, as I had  doubts as to the results after so many-  failures, I gave Peruna a trial, and  am happy to state that after using  eight or ten' bottles of Peruna I am  -"much improved in hearing, and in  breathing through  the  nostrils."-  Ile keeps us laughing the whole day long; I 'nado  it  his  business  to  find  out  if  w��������� i,nD i���������o,.������������������.i .- -���������     ��������� 'any cure for drinking has been dis  covered.. This is an extract from one  of his  sermons  on Temperance."-  "I find that the use   of    Samaria  Remedy for the cure of Drunkenness  is   steadily   increasing.     Wives���������who  wish  to   win  back  their  husbands���������  and  mothers���������who' long    to    redeem  their sons���������are giving Samaria Remedy to the wayward ones, in tea and  coffee.    Those who havo relatives or  friends who feel that they need help  tc^ shake ��������� off the" hold of the demon  rum,  buy  Samaria Remedy.    In the  alcoholic  wards  of  tho  leading  hospitals,   Samaria  Remedy  is    ordered  for those who express, an .earnest desire to stop drinking.   It delights me  to say that Samaria Remedy is doing  a grand,   good work  and    has    my  hearty blessings for saving so many  from  lifelong dissipation  and  degradation."  FRhlH SAMPLE and pamphlet giv-  ing full particulars, testimonials and  price are sent in plain sealed envelope. Correspondence sacredly confidential. Address * Till? SAMARIA  RKMtiDY CO., 25 Jordan Chambers,-  Jordan St.,  Toronto,  Ont.  Mrs. Gunson���������Count," do you consider 'American girls, good enough to  marry foreign  noblemen?  The Count���������Ah, madam, zc ��������� beggar  can not be ze chooser.���������Sunday Magazine.  He has learned to sing a comic song,  And the things he says are so quaint and  v old,  And  the things he does-lf I talked all  day  One-half of his brightness, would  bo untold.  I could talk a week and have more to  say. ���������        . -  .-  He really possesses remarkable powers,  And that isn't said because lie's ours.1  I'm not bragging, nol  1 know it's so,  For the doctor, told me,  And he should/kribw.  He knows so rrtueh .for a child of three-  Wherever he learned it all puzzles me '  We have to hold him back for fear .  He'll get brain fever, he is so bright  , He grows more wonderful every .year.  Most difficult pieces he can reclto.  And 1 don't say this in a boasting way.  I merely repeat what our friends all say.  Every word is truo  That 1 tell to you;  Most wonderful things  Can our baby do.  ���������Detroit Freo Press.  Refused a Pretzel.  Iiitlle Hans was watching his father  fish-fro in tho drawbridge.  "Pa." he exclaimed as he peered  down Into tho water, "what kind of  fish are dose swimmin' around near  dor surface?" "  "Dey vas" German carp," replied hia  father as   he   baited   another hook^  "German carp, mine son."  Little Hans looked doubtful*  "I don't believe ut, pa."  "And vy not?"  "Because I dropped a pretzel over-  board-und dey nefer even noticed ut  If dey had been German carp dey vu<l  haf nibbled ut, sure."-Chicago News.  Literary Fame.  A journalist at a dinner was talking to William Dean Howells about  literary fame.  - "But, after all,'"said Mr. Howells,  with his gentle smile' "literary fame  . is riot so very highly regarded by ihe  people, is it? I remember when I  was in San Homo some years ago seeing in a French newspaper a notice  that bears upon this question.  "It was a notice inserted by a rat-  trap maker of Lvons, and it said:  "'To Whom It May Concern���������M.  Pierre Loti oi Lyons, inventor of th?  automatic rat trap, begs -to state that  he is not the same person, and that  he has nothing in common with one  Pierre Loti, a writer'."���������Washington  Star.  Why, of Course!  The editor of an agricultural paper  was grumbling about a'puzzling question he had received from a city uiaa  who had recently removed to tbe country. The inquiry was this: "Will you  kindly tell mo how Jong cows should  bo milked?"  Tho-office boy, passing near, heard  his superior repeating the question  aloud.  "Scuso me, boss," he said, "but w'y  don't yer tell him jes' de same''s short  cows ?"���������Judge.  A Boon for the Bilious.���������Thc liver  is a very sensitive organ and easily  deranged. When this occurs there is  undue secretion of bile and the acid  liquid flows into' the stomach and  sours it. It is a most distressing ail  ment, .and many are prone to it. Jn  this* condition a man finds,the best  remedy in Parmelee's Vegetable Pills,  which are warranted to speedily ,cor-  rect the disorder. There is no better  medicine in the entire list of pill  preparations.   -  Outcome of Their Talk on the Avenue  While Nurses Neglected Them.  The Iwo babies met on the avenue.  While their respective nurses neglected them they talked.  "I am surprised," said the first baby,  "to see you wearing such a snort coat!  That is not the latest style."  "I know it." replied the second baby,  blushing, "but papa was caught in the  panic, and this is the one brother wore  last year."  "Hum!    .What  food are you  eating  now'!" ./  "Ossified milk."  "That's gone by. They have a new  formula-out Inst week."  "Doubtless I will Lave It soon."  - "Dave you had rickets yet?"  "Mot yet. I'm-just gelling over pneumonia."  "Ah, well, it���������or is it they?-will  come.   Do you sleep on the roof now?"  "Mot now. I sleep there'every other  week and every other week in tho  basement.   That tempers one."  "Hut there's something later. I'm  using the canvas treatment."  "What's that?" .  "Don't   you   know?    They   put   my  head out of the window and cover the  rest of the hole with a canvas."  ' "That' will   probably/ho  next   with  mo."  "What kind of water are you'drinking?"  "Sterilized, of course."  The .first baby drew himself up  haughtily.  "Nurse," he commanded. "I am sorry  to interrupt you, but you must move  me on at once. I cat) no longer consent to'associate with a person who  is so far behind the times. Sterilized,  indeed! Don't you know." he said as  he was wheeled away, "that certain selected germs are now used in "drinking  water for infants in the best circles?"  -New York Life.  FROM GIRLHOOD romance of hyde park.  ' 10    MIDDLE    LIFE    Famo''s    London     Pleasure    Ground  All Women Need thc Rich,NRed  Blood Dr. Williams' Pink Pills  Actually Make.  From  girlhood  to  middle  life  the  health aud happiness o* every woman  depends on her blood.    If tier blood  is poor and watery she becomes weak,  languid,  pale  and  nervous.    If  her  blood supply is irregular she suffers  from      headaches,    and      backaches,  and      other    unspeakable      distress  which     only     women     know.      At  every  stage   of  a  woman's  life   Dr.  Williams' Pink Pills 'are ���������  her    best  friend,   because  they   actually   make  the rich, red blood which gives health  and strength and  tone  to every organ of the body..  They help a woman  just  when  nature  makes    the  greatest demand upon her blood supply. ..Mrs. H. Gagnon, who for twenty yearns has  been  one  of the   best  known residents of St. Roches, Que.,  says:���������"Dr.    Williams'    Pink    Pills  have been a blessing to me.    I was  weak, worn-out and scarcely able, to  drag myself about.    I suffered from  headaches and dizziness, my appetite  was poor and  to attempt housework  left mo utterly worn out.   I slepfbad-  ly at night and what sleep I got did  not refresh  me.     For    nearly  three  inc.  years   I  was  in  this   condition   and I P/oss the example" they'hnTbeheld  Once Resort of Highwaymen.  For nearly   three   hundred   years  Hyde Park has been or.e of the abiding centres of interest during the Lon- I  don season.   Charles I. threw open to  the public the ancient manor, which  Henry VIfI. had acquired for his own  enjoyment, and every day ever since  time and humanity have been making  ii Historic.   Every nook, every inch of  grass   is rich with romance and half-  orgotton story.   Some heedless  foot  to-day will wander over the very spot  where, three hundred, and fifty years  ago,  a  little  group  of courtiers  discreetly hid their smiles behind a hand  as  they  hauled  that  man of  wrath,  Henry Vlll., mud-besmeared and irritable    fn,.u   the   oozy   slush   into  wh eh   he fell  headlong.    And  then,  at tho very gates of thc park, few will  recognize the old  "Tyburn road"  in  modern   Oxford  street.  A century and a half ago this was  a country road, along which the two-  wlioeled, springless carts passed from  iNcwgato, conveying condemned men  to execution. It was made a-spectacle  for children. Does not Jane Austen  tell us,that mere babies, instead of  being taken, as now, for an airing in  the park, were taken to witness the  executions, and were then well  whipped  by. "tender" parents  to inv  ito  chemicals   are  used  ���������Ohite'n Tooke Collars. '      ,  '  "Colonial" Collars (here  illustrated)  sell, for'  each,   2   for   25c.'  .Sizes 14 to 18,  height i}(.  Tooke Brothers, limited  Montreal.  to  15c,  "Sorry, sir,"' telephoned the" but-  oher, "but we are out of'sirloin. .Why  don't your wife order you a round?" ���������  "What's that?" exploded Hark'cr at'  the other end ot the line. -   "   '  "I say, why don't your wife order'  you a-round?" . .  "m\l don't my wife order ' me'  around? Man, that-is all she does  from morning until night I It you  were nearer I'd "   But the startled  ���������    ��������� ���������.,i.nd ,huilg UP the receiver.���������  lhe Children's Visitor.  was constantly taking medicine,  but  Knicker���������Did Jones get excuses confused?  . Hooker���������-Yes; told his boss that he  had been detained at the office and his  wife that ho had beon up with the  baby.���������New York Sun.  Not For Him.  "Why don't ye lake a short cut whin  ye're goin' to yer work'/" asked Cas-  sidy.   ���������  > "Shure, there is no dacint short cut,"  replied Casey.  "Of course there is. Ye could go  across the Countliry club's grounds."  "Shure, that's not dadiit. D'ye think"  I want lo be took fur n golf player?"���������  Catholic Standard and Times.  Worms .cause frelfulness and rob  the infant of sleep, the great nonr-  ishor. Mother Graves' Worm Exterminator will clear the stomach and  intestines  and  restore  hcalthfulness.  Farmer (bursting into. crossroads  store)���������What do you think, Silas New-  cheese? Tho bones of a pre-historic  man have been discovered on Plank  Weathcrspoon's farm I  Storekeeper���������Great Gosh! . I hope  poor Hank'H bo able to clear himself at thc coroner's inquest.���������Puck.  $100 REWARD, $100.  The readers  of  this  paper  will   be  pleased to learn that there is at leasl  one dreaded disease that science has  been able to cure in all its  stages,  and that is Catarrh.    Hall's Catarrh  Cure  is the only  positive cure  now  known   to   the    medical    fraternity.  Catarrh being a constitutional disease,  requires   a   constitutional   treatment.  Hall's   Catarrh  Cure  is   taken   internally, acting directly upon the blood  and .mucous surfaces of the system,  thereby destroying the foundation of  the. disease,  and  giving  the patient  strength  by  building  up    the    constitution and assisting nature in doing  its   work.    The   proprietors   have   so  much faith in its curative powers that  they offer One .'Hundred Dollars    for  any case that it fails to cure.   Send  for list oe testimonials.  Address F. J. CHENEY & CO.,  Toledo, O.  Sold by druggists, 75c.  Take''.Hall's Family Pills for con-  .tipation.  A BIG LAW-SUIT.  First Colored Gentleman���������What a  race! Wonder if you "could spot the  winner, JimV  Jim���������The winner is spotted already.  Not a Pleasing Recommendation.  "I can promise you that if you take  service with me you .will be treated as  one'of the family."  "That's what the lady at the las'  place told me, ma'am, an' I lost twenty-two pounds an' me temper an' seven  pocket handkerchiefs iu .th' fourteen  weeks I lived there, ma'am."���������Cleveland Plain Dealer.  The Big Law-suit that has involved  hundreds in costly litigation might  have been avoided. We have just received a copy of Long's, Legal Compendium.- and it is!evident therefrom  that every man can become his own  lawyer  on   every  day  questions.  This .volume, though small, covers,  in addition to scores of points on  general and commercial law; some  sixty subjects that are of vital concern to fanners, merchants and citizens generally. '  -   ���������  It deals with land laws, homestead  laws, game laws, prescription rights,  farmers' laws, etc., and is a valuable  book in anybody's .fands. Price is  only one dollar. The publisher is J.  Eobert Long, J:-P., Caron,_Saslc.  Bird Structure.  Birds; belong to the vertebrates, or  backboned animals. Thoy are distinguished from the rest?of : the vertebrates by the graceful outlines of their  bodies, by their clothing of feathers,  toothless jaws aud the fore limbs, or  wings, being adapted to flying. Nature  has made many wonderful provisions  In the bird, especially In the formation  and arrangement of the bones. These  are compact and In many cases hollow,  thus combining lightness with strength^  The first bono of the backbone is so  freely jointed'to the skull that birds,  can turn their heads around and Jooi  A Rude Insinuation.  "There, goes another of llieinvdiirneu  screeching (kit car wheels," said the  man on the porch to his wife.  And he said it loud and irritably.  Then the man on the porch next door  went in the house and stopped his  daughter's attempts at singing.���������Cleveland Plain Dealer.  found no! benefit from it. One of my  neighbors who had used Dr. Williams' Pink Pills with much benefit,  advised n\o to try them. I did so,  and tho whole story, is told in the  words, 'I am well again.' There arc  limes yet when I take, tho pills for  they seem to me a guarantee against  the troubles which so many women  suffer."  Dr. Williams' Pink Pills do not act  on the bowels. They contain just  the elements that actually make new  blood and strengthen the nerves,  That's why they cure anaemia, indigestion, rheumatism, lumbago, headaches, backaches, heart palpitation  and skin diseases like pimples and  eczema. That is why they are the  greatest help in the world for growing girls who need new blood and for  women who are troubled with irregular health.    Sold  by    all'   medicine  Nobleman and highwayman, fashic  able beauty and staring sightseer  jostled each other in the great ploas-  aunco, and almost cheek and jowl  drank'syllabub���������that delectable bygone vanity which Mrs. Twccdic tells  us was made of milk whipped up with  wine and sugar, or cream whipped  with cider. Hyde Park in'those clays  was no place to roam in unattended  at night. As late as 1772 the state of  Hyde Park was so bad that.a bell  used to be rung at stated intervals in  Kensington to gather together people who had ventured from London  and were wishing to return.  Horace Walpole one night, driving  with a lady to some evening entertainment, was held up by a highwayman  on tho road. With the greatest calmness and promptitude the lady at once  handed the errant of tho road her  purse, bulging with money. The man  seized  it and  rode off,  well  pleased  . No surgical operation is necessary'  111 removing corns if Holloway's Corn  Cure  be  used.  "Happiness cannot bo purchased."  1011   live  in   a  prohibition   town,  2I1? ���������Houston Post.  Mr. Powers���������Do you mean lo sny  that you shopped all day and didn t  get anything?  Mrs. Powers���������Yes. But [ know  what everybody else got.���������Philadelphia Telegraph.  Ask for  Minard's  and  take  no other.  The scientists are finding out many  things about ancient nations, some of  winch may be true and some not. Inference is often advanced as fact.  Guesses grow into possibilities, and  possibilities into probabilities and  probabilities into certaintv. Dr. M  G-. Kyle tells a story which illustrates  one method of argument. An Assyrio-  logist boasted to an Egyptologist that  the   Assyrians     understood   electric  telegraphy   because   we   havo    found -  Mamma, is that bay rum in the  bottle on your table?"  "Mercy, no, dear!" she replied.  "That is mucilage."  "Oh I" said little Johnny, "perhaps  that's why I can't get my hat off."���������  The Methodist Recorder.   '  Slightly Mixed.  Externally or internally, it is Good.  ���������When applied externally by brisk  rubbing, Dr. Thomas' Ecleetric Oil  open's the pores and penetrates the  tissue as few liniments do, touching  the seat of the "trouble and immediately affording relief. Administered ���������.'���������internally, it will still the irritation in the throat which induces  coughing and will cure affections of  the bronchial tubes and respiratory  organs.    Try it and be convinced.  "Arc you superstitious?"  "Not a bit," replied tho man who  is ashamed of his little weaknesses.  "I have nothing to do with superstition. In fact, I have observed that  whenever' I begin to take notice of  signs I always have bad luck."���������  Washington Star.  Mrs. Dashaway���������And lias your hus-  'band learned to drive his own auto?  Mrs. Newrich���������Yes, indeed; he can.  run it jist as good as some o' them  autocrats.���������Philadelphia Press.  While a penurious grocer was telling his new boy how careful he must  bo a fly settled on a bag of sugar.  The grocer caught it and threw it  away.    The  boy   then   said:  "If you want me to be careful, you  aro setting mo a bad example."  "Why?" asked the grocer.  "Because," said the boy, "you have  thrown the fly away" without brushing the sugar off its feet."���������Chicago  Journal.  Followed Instructions.  "Do you know," said Cholky, "I never had played a game of j&lf in my  I* life, and when I asked the old Scotchman what was the first thing forme to  do he looked at me just like this and  said, 'Hoot, mon!'"  "Then what did you do?"  "I hooted, of course."���������Chicago Tribune.  No Lie.  "McBIuff tells uie he has gone into  .the automobile business," said Dubley.  "yes," replied Wise.  "And he says that not one of his  machines has twer been known to  break down on the road."  "That's true; he hasn't sold any yet."  ���������Catholic Standard and Times  Teacher���������Johnny, what is n hypocrite?  Johnnyf-A boy wot comes lo school  with a smile-on his face.���������St. Louis  Christian Advocate.  "But,'  ew  cjor  Ayer's Hair Vigor was good,  thc best that was made. But  Ayer's Hair Vigor, new improved formula, is better. It  is the one great specific for Ml-'  ing hair. A new preparatiojnn  every way. New bottle. New  contents. Ask your druggist to  show it to you, "the new kind."  Does not change the color of the hair,  The Origin of It.  cried Miss Woodby indignant-  ly,  "since  I  declare to you  that the  joke is orlgii.'ul  with me. Isn't it, impudent of you to doubt It?"  "Not at all," replied Mr. Chesterfield.  "1 should be still more Impudent and  ungallant to believe you that ohl."~  I'blladelphla Press.  Artificial Teeth.  It is certain that the ancients had a  knowledge of dentistry, but It is difficult to determine when or by whom  the use of artificial teeth  was introduced.   Herodotus says that the Egyptians had "dentists for the teeth."   In  tho British museum there are various  dental   instruments   which   had   been  found  In   the  rnlns  of  Pompeii,  nnd  Galen In��������� the second century describes  tho   method   of   extracting   teeth   by  means of forceps.   Belzonl says that  artinelalteetli were in use in antiquity,  since he found some specimens in the  catacombs.  Modern ���������dentistry admits that the  first to teach how.to make artificial  teeth was the Arabian Alhucasis, and  In his work "Al Tarlf" are drawings  of instruments used" for this purpose.  The earliest known alltisjon to artificial teeth is by Martlalis in the first  century:  Tou uso without a blush false teeth and  hair,  But, Laella, your squint Is past repair.  ���������    None Needed.  "What do you think? Binks Is'as.  crooked a politiciauas ever got on the  inside, and he declares there is no suspicion of graft in his office."  "Well, he's right. Nobody does susi  pect there is graft in his office. Everybody knows it."���������Baltimore American.  I was cured of Bronchitis and Asthma   by  MINARD'S   LINIMENT.  MRS.  A.  LIVINGSTONE.  Lot 5,  P.  E.  I.  I was cured of a severe attack of  Rheumatism   by    MINARD'S    LINIMENT.  Mahone Bay. JOHN MADER.  I was cured of a severely sprained  leg  by  MINARD'S  LINIMENT.   '  JOSHUA  A.   WYNACHT  Bridgewatcr.  High Circle.  Gunner���������Youug Hathaway used to  travel In society circles when he was  in this town. What circle does he  travel in now?  Guyer���������The arctic circle. He's up In  Alaska looking for gold.���������Chicago News.  Indignant Disclaimer.  Vanilla Beane-IIow odd! That solid  gold ring of yours makes a bftick mark-  around your fhiger>  Hazel Nutt���������The ring didn't make  that mark! .That���������that's .dirtl-Chlca-  go JRecord-Herald.  Gushing Young Lady (to famous  actor)���������Oh! Mr. Sinclair, I did so  want to have a talk with you. I'm  simply mad to go on the stage.  Sinclair���������Yes;. I should think you  would be, my dear young lady!"���������  Philadelphia Inquirer.  Minard's   Liniment,   used   by   Physicians.  Entirely Sufficient.  First Boy���������I'm .going to study French  this summer. '  Second Boy���������Well, I can speak two  languages now.  First Boy-What arc they?  Second Boy���������English and BasebaH.���������  Denver News-Times.  Why Ho Kicked.  Stella���������My fiance refused to let 1110  take charge of a' booth at tho chnivh  fair last week.  Mabel���������What wore you going to soil?  Stellu���������Kisses at a quarter nploce.-  Bpstrin Pas*.  rormaU with tnoli bottlo  ���������     Show it to jrour  ���������  ��������� doolor  Xik him ������bout It,  than ilOMhnij������  soot  As we now make our new Hair Vigor it  does not have the slightest effect upon  the color of thc hair. You may use it  freely and for any length of time without fear of changing the color. Stops  falling hair.  Cures dandruff.  ������������������lOUo by th* J, 0. Ay������r Co., Jboirall. Uui.TS  Bridge Spans.  In the Forth bridge- there Is a horizontal pull of lO.OljO tons on the chh-r  spans'nnd a weigl t of 100,000 tons on  their bases.  Engineers say thnt the Brooklyn  brldgo has Improved with age 11ml  thnt It Is nowi fifroiiior Ihun It wiu  when It was built.  A brldgo recently built for the Cape  to Cairo railway ovcr tho Kafue river  1.1 the  'migest  bridge   In   Africa.    It I  measures 1,400 tct . I  NERVES WRONG,  EVERYTHING WRONG  Sleeplessness.  Sick heudaches.  Nervous indigestion.  Neuralgic nnd sciatic pniiis.  Weakness of bodily organs.  Nervousness   and   irritability.  Tendency to  worry nnd anxiety.  Sensitiveness  to light and sound.  Discouragement,   despondency,  and  dread of the future.  These toll of exhausted nerves'and  point to tho approach of prostration,  paralysis or locomotor ataxia. It is so  easy to neglect diseases of the nerves  hut they nover right themselves. The  system must bo strengthened, built  ui> and revitalized by such treatment  ns Dr. A. W. Chnso's Nerve Food,  the greatest of nerve restoratives.  50 cents at all dealers,,or Edmanson,  Bates & Co,, Toronto. Ask your  druggist for Dr. Chase's 1003 Almanac.  Mrs.  G.  W.  Powers,    CO   Terrace  ITilJ,   Brantford,  Out., states:���������  "When I began the use of Dr.  Chase's Nerve Food I was suffering  almost constantly from nervous  heiidacho and cowld hardly got n  night's rest. I frequently felt tired  and languid and my nerves were  very unsteady. By the time that I  had used three boxes of this medicine tho headaches wcro entirely  gone. I could sleep without any difficulty, my nervous systom wna  strengthened arid I felt ono hundred  per cent, better."  The Printing House Towel.  When I think of the towel.  The old fashioned towel.  That used   to  hnnjr up  by   the  printing  house door,  I think that nobody  In these days of shoddy  Can hammer Iron to wear as it woro.  Tho tramp who abused It,  Tho devil who used It,  Tho  cninp  nnd  tho  pressman who   long  slnco have ftonc.  -   Tho makeup and foreman,  Tho editor (poor man).  Bach rubbed some crlmo oft whllo thoy  put a heap on.  In. over and under  'Twns blacker than thunder,  'Twas harder than poverty, rougher than  sin.  From tho roller suspended.  It never was bended,  And It Happed on tho door like a banner  of tin.  It grew thlekor and rougher,  Harder nnd tougher.  And dally put on an Inkier huo  Till ono windy morning,  Without any warning,  It fell on tho floor und was broken in  two.  Mr. Suddenrich (travelling abroad)  ���������That guide of ours is a very impertinent young feller.  Mrs. Suddenrich��������� What has ho  done?  Mr. Suddenrich���������Why, he's got on  to the fact, that we came from the  country. '���������,'���������'  Mrs. S.���������How could he know that?  Mr. S.���������I dunno. But he pointed  out one of them oldest pictures an'  said he s'posed I'd be interested in  Rubens.���������Cleveland Plain  Dealer..  "Some people," said the Rev. Mr.  Goodman, "can never be made to appreciate the value of religion.  ' "That's right," replied Mr. Main-  chantz, -the merchant, "they don't  know how to catch the church trade  at all."���������Philadelphia Press.  "Did your husband ketch chills an'  fever?" asked the woman who was  standing in front of the cabin.  "No." answered thc woman who  wns driving a spring wagon. "Ho  wouldn't have tnat much git-up-an'-  git. He jes' sot around nil' let 'cm  overtake  him."���������Washington  Star.  ~RNew������.J'   GurdeUe  ,n  Pr'ntJng TracU  The Ruling Passion.  "Tho colonel Is a very sick man,"  sympathetically sit Id the attending physician, addressing the auctioneer's anxious wife. "Ills pulse is now going at  101."  "Going at 101!" feebly cried tho Invalid. "At 101! Going nt 104! Who'll  make It 105? One hundred and flvo, do  I hear, for a pulse that has been running steadily for forty-seven years and  never'once stopped? Ono hundred and  five, will you gimme? Who'll make It  100?"-ruck.  "Ma, why don't you keep out 'f  the parlor? Things are running  smoothly now." '   -    s  "You ain't engaged yet, daughter,  and your nm knows from experience  that ii' young man wlio finds things  running too smoothly is apt to got  bored and quit."  drank the waters from pools and  sparkling springs, much as they do at  foreign resorts to-day. Beauties, up  with the lark, would wash their faces  with dew from the grass for the benefit of their complexions. Mrs. Pepys  on various occasions rose at four  o'clock in the morning���������and once at  three���������to go and wash her face in the  renowned May dew���������so her husband  records. It was the well-dressed men  and women of a still earlier period,  when trrcat ruffs were worn, who apparently christened a famous thoroughfare adjoining.  "The-edge of the ruff was called the  'piccadilly,' as may bo seen in several  of the earlier dictionaries; hence the  name of the fashionable-street abutting on Hyde Park to-day. When  there were practically no houses  there, a ruff shop, kept by a man named Hitrcins, existed, and was called a  'piccadilly.' Hieeins is said to have  made money, and built a row of houses  to which he handed on his name."  The term "Pickadill." however, is applied to Ihis district in Gerard's "Herbal." where it is mentioned that "the  small wild buirlosse" was crowing on  the banks of the dry ditches "about  Pickadilla." Changes in the park  have been frequent, and not all for the  best, perhaps. Thc greatest change of  all, for which habitues remain indebted to Queen Caroline, Consort of  George II.. was the Serpentine. Why  "Serpentine?" Perhaps five persons  out of six, if nskod to give the reason  why this particular name was applied  to the newly-fashioned lake, would not  be able lo guess correctly.  It was so called because of its shape.  Tn   fact   the   bond   is   very   small,  scarcely noticeable, yet in its day it  marked  a   revolt   from   the existing  order of things.    Hitherto no one in J  laying out ornamental water in a land- )  scape garden had dared to depart from  thc perfectly straight line or square  form  which" had  been  brought  over  '"nn Holland, and was considered the  acme of good taste.    Queen Caroline  was wise enoutrh to break away from  those absurd limitations.   But so established was the idea of a sciuare or  oblong lake from which she departed  that    mapmakers    represented    thr  stretch   of  water   in   a  quadrilateral  form   for  some  years."      Mrs.  Alec  Tweedie's chatty and informine paces  are well worth close perusal.  She has  written  a  fascinating   book,   "Hyde  Park:   lis History   and    Romance,"  round a fascinating subject.  Lincoln  Calendar Clock.  The parish  church of St.  Botolph.  Boston, England, which was damaged  by lightning recently, dates from the  1-ith  century, and  is  remarkable   in  more   ways   than   one.    Its   tower���������  "Boston's Stump." 272 feet high, with  one exception the highest of any parish  church in  England���������conspicuous  for many miles   across   the Lincolnshire  fens nnd over the Wash, contains   365   stops,    corresponding    to  the days of the year.   Tn the church  12 pillars, 52 windows, and seven doors  remind    the    congregation    of    the  months and weeks of the year and the  days of the'week; while the 24 hours  of thc day are represented by the 24  stops in tho porch by which tho library above is reached.   On each side  of the  chancel  GO stops load  to thc  roof, ono flight denoting the minutes  in an hour and tho other the seconds  in n minute; and thc four stories into  which the lofty tower is divided clearly represent thc four quarters and tho  four seasons of the year.  In the Game of Life.  "Hearts arc trumps," the lover sighed.  "Spades are trumps," the  laborer  growled.  'Diamonds ate trumps," the  maiden  cried.  "Clubs are trumps," the policeman  howJnd.  OTIS)  m  Sufferers from Fits, Epilepsy, St. ���������  Vitus'Danoo, Nervous Troubles or  Falllnjr Siakn'-pa should write tho  LIEBIG CO., 179 K lnfir stroet.Toronto,  for a trial bottlo of their Fit, Curo una  Treatise. Enclose 10c tor postage and  paoking.  BINDE^-TWIN������  vory bull tally Guaruntecd   Troo on   I  Frco on  and properly tagged to com- board cars Ibonrd enra  nlv win. n...Ji- '  - '���������  ply with'Canadian laws. : | Calgary  STANDARD 500 ft. per bale 50 lbs. $4.75  MANIf A 550 ft. p=r bale 50 lbs..       5.25  MANILA 600 fe. p������ balc50lfo.J'     5.75    .        Orders accoptud for out) baio or more. Terms casb.  with order or C. O.D.   Prompt shipment and satisfaction cuarantood.  Ask us lor prlco on car lots.  COOPER CORDAGE CO., Minneapolis, Minn.  Winnipeg  $4.38  4.83  5.33  Kill them all.  No doad -flics  lying- p.bout  whon used as  directed.  80LD BY   DRUCCISTS, CR0CERS AND CEHERAL STORES  it, or 3 packets for 25c.  t a. wholo season.  FOR THE  AND  IHtWtfCOfTHCCBtWWKT'  They're All Old.  "I am about," said the speaker, "to  tell n story which 1 believe la now to  most of you."  "Gee," Interrupted a little man at  tho end of the banquet hnll, "that fellow would believe anything'"  Youth and Advice.  Naturally youth doesn't listen to advice.   Ono has to.mnko mlstnhes for  ( forty or fifty yoars hoforo one bojrlna  I  ���������? m*^} ^nt mich things nre poss!-  J blc-IndlnnriDolls News.  LOOK FOR THE LABEL  This bit of advice is for your  benefit. Thero are so many  makes of  Overalls  and Shirts  [t Is hard for tho nvcr.ipo  buyer to know which is best.  Don t tnko any chances, ask  for and accept non0 but  KING OF THE ROAD  Tho Guaranteod   Kind.  !U. WHITLA & CO., LTD.  ; Winnipeg.  WM  mmmmmmmmtt THE    LEDGE,    GREENWOOD.    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Address all letters to Thc  Ledge; Greenwood, 13. C.  R. T. LOWERY,  PUBLISHER.  , GREENWOOD B. C. AUG. 13, 190S  /union [kj-Ilabl-i^  A bine mark here indicates that  your   Subscription   has  become   deceased,   and  that tho  editor   would  once more like  to  commune with  jyour collateral.  .. MODERN  POLITICS.  NELSON, B. C.  Now  Under Old und Original  Management.  K. E. I'll MR    -    -    MANAGER  lO  L0  f  GFeenrjuood,  ho oldest hotel in the city,  B. C  and still  under tlio same, management.   Rooms  comfortable, meals eciual to any in the  city, and the bar sppplies only the host  Corner of Ureen wood and Government  streets.  J, W. Helson  ���������    -&.i< a  A������  Leading Tailor of the  Kootenays.  Kaslo, B. C.  Mountaineer and Kootenay Standard Cigars.  Made by  3. & Z'Mtin $ ������o., nelson  Tlie Kootenay Saloon  Sandon, B. C, has a line 01 nerve  bracers unsurpassed in any mouo-  tain town ot the Great West. A  glass of aqua pura1 given free with  spirits menti.  Suimr.er Excursion Rates  EAST  WI-'ST KOOTKN'AV   M3T1U0T AXI) KIMI1.-  KAMKKX DIVISION Ob" YALK lUSTUIOT.  YDTICl-' i������  Jl     of lilt) Ncl.Mlll.  ..$72  25  ..  108  50  ..  105  00  ... l'JO 00  .. .    (17  50  ...    HI  ���������10  ..   VjT>  00  .. l:tl  20  .. IilfJ  00  -1 and 18,  .Inly 1;,  7,  ���������'rum Ureeiiwood lo  Winnipeg  Duliith. Fort  William, St.  Paul  Cliiciiiro   .New York   Montreal   St. John, N. B    St. Louis   Toronto   Ottawa   Halifax   Sydney, C. V,   Tickets on sale Mnv  .Iiiiico, fi,   19 nnd 20,  22 and 215, August G, 7, 21 and 22,  1W8.   First class, round trip, 'JO-  lJay Limit.  I'outcs���������Tlie^e tickets arogord  \ia any recognized routes in one  fir both directions. To destinations cast of Chicago are good  ���������via the Great Lakes.  For particulars call  on local  agents or address  J. MOJ3. 1>. I'. A., NoIhuii.  C. 11. Miil'IIKHSOiV, (!. T. A.,  WIiiiiIih.'Ki Man.  licruliy niven tlmt tlie. ilinuniliirlcfi  Uovclst.oko and Sjociin Ijiuul  Uiiconliiif.' j)ivi.i'oii:i of West'Kootuiuty District  tun! tlii! Slitiilkiiinccn Luiul lii;ci)nlinpr Division  of Vain Distrilil have lieen altered, and Hint nn  unci alter SuptiMnluir the 111,"ISiOS. llio liimnrlarlvs  of tlie slid Lund Itix-orditij,- Divisions will bo its  follow-.-.:  KIU.SOX LAND IIKCUKIMXG IUVISIOX.  CommonuiiiK at :i point on tlm International  lionndiiry where it. is liitcrsoi'tud by tlio we������lerii  lioundai-y of Section '2. Township 10A, Kooteiiny  nistrinr; belli); also the western boundary of  the Nelson & Wort Slicppiinl Knibvay Land  Grunt; tlience duo noriii about U milt's to south-  oni bouniliiry of Lot fi.SW. Group 1, Ivooieiiuy;  thence due west lo the e:i<t"ni bnundary of rfio  rigbt-of way of tlm Uolii.nbia Jt Western Kail-  way, wliicli forms the liounilnry of Lot L'.Ws,  Group 1. O.-oyoos Division of Yale District (now  Siiiiilkinni'cii); thence uasrerlv ami northerly,  following suiil custom bomnliu-y of said rii;lit-  nf-wuy. to tbe north-east, corner of Lot i.OHS:  tboiR'o dm; wi'st alont; tlio northern boundary  of Lot 2.(i!i8 to tlio divide between the waters  runnim,' into tlie Columbia Uiver and Arrow  Lakes froll' those flmriin; to tho west; thence  northurly, following the summit of the mountains toil point :VI mile duo north of the International lliJiindary, which is nlsoltlie north east  corner of the Siinilkiiinucii Division ol Yale  Districi: tlioncc due eu>t tn a point due south of  the south-west corner of Town.'liip lis. Kootenay: llieiico due north to tbe norlhcast corner  of Township itf. O.-oyoos Division of Yale:  thence northwesterly to the Mimmit of tli.wli-  vide'scpan'itiiif; lhe wat'rs llowinir into theCo-  Iuinliin Kiverund Arrow La^e.-. from the wnt'-rs  flowing to the wesl; thence following the summit ol lhe mountains, iu a norther y direction  to.'I point due west of the lnrthwesl corner of  Lot :������)S, (Iroup 1, Kooteiiny. which point is the  northwest corner of the tW-lsnu Land Kceord-  int; Division; thence due oast lo ti'i; summit of  the watershed ot.tho waters llowini; into Ihe Ar-  row Lakes frain Ihe witters Unwind Into Slocan  Lake, which is the nortboast corner or Nelson  Land Meconium Division: thence southerly  nloiifr tlie divide between the waters llmviiif;  Into thc Arrow Lukes'and llie wate's fl .winv  into Slocan Uiver ami Moc-an Luke ton point  near the headwaters of l'n-s Creek: tnenee following the licit-lit of laud to the mouth of the  Little Slocan Uiver: thence croiSint; the Slocnn  liivor and followim; ilu; dividi' scparatimr tho  waters llowiim* into Slocan Uiver and Kootenay  Lake from the waters Mowing into Kootenay  Kivernnd \Ve-t Ann of Kooteiiny Lake to the  northwest corner of Lot 7,il-J.'l, Group I, Kootenay: thence due easi aloiifr the north boundaries  of Lots 7,112." and .l.'.iiil to the west shore of  Koolcmiy Luke: tlienci:southerly and easterly  to'Pilot 1'uiiit; thence northerly to lhe northwest corner of Lot l.lsli, Group 1. Kootenay.  tl.ence cii-turly, following the hei������ht of land  separiilii:i; the waters (lowiim into Cniwforil  Creek from the waters llowini: into Grey's  Creek to tho eastern boundary of WestKonie-  nay Districi. ncur the headwaters of Biker  Creek; thence southerly followim; the divide  Si'ptuatiu!.'! the waters II iwhn; into Koolenay  Lake and Kootenav- l.ivcr from ih" waters  llowinttiiitoSt. Mary's Creek and^Moyie Uiver,  to the International Hoiuidiir.v. theni-e westerly  ulouf.'the. International Iloiin'dary to the point  ol commencement.  UKVKI.M'.iKK r.AXH IUX'oIMU.Vi;   IHVlslOX.  fv.iiiini..|ieini,'iil the nnrlhwi'St corner of the  Xclson Land U'ecordiii!.' Hivi.inn: ihmre north  1'ily. followinf.' the siiunnit of tlie nionntaiiis  dividing- ihe waters llowinfr into the Columbia  Uiver Irnm those tinwlui; to Ihe well, tn the  lii'iuht of laud lii:tweeii Foster Cieek ami Kelle;  Creek to the iiilersfctinu of Ciiuoe Uiver: thence  southerly down the i-entei- of (^uioe River lo  thc Cnlmnhia Kiver: thence in a snuthcasterly  ilireutioii lo the ilividiui; ridw of the Selkirk  raiifrii of iiniuuiaiiis; tlience followim.' Ihe said  dlvidiiiK rid^-e ill a south easterly direction lo  the summit of Holer's l*us������: thence in a south-  eastorly direeiion. following the watershed  nc.ire-t tin1 Upper Columbia Kiver. to its infer-  si'i-tinii with lhe sou'hern buiiiiil.-ii'y of the Do  minion inilwny belt; llience southwisterly.fol-  lowiiiK din' siMitliern boundary of the railway  belt, to itsinfei-sf ctionof t'ie 'liviilo between the  the waters Ifowiiif; Into lhe I'iiikmii Uiver and  Kish Rivur, near the headwati-rs of Tectzcl  Creek; thence southlrly. fohi.ivimr the height of  laud dividing the waters flowiuu' into llliuran  Kiver from the wsiters flowing into Arrow Lake  and Trout Lake, to a point opposite the north  end of llowsor Lake: tlience westerly. f-illoH iny  the'southerly water-died of Lal:o Creel:, to n  point on the'Lardo Uiver opposite tlie heicht of  land between Cascade Creek ami ropl.-ir Creek;  ibeiico fol'im-iiiu Hint hei^lit of laud and the  watershed dividinir the u.iters of U'ihun Creek  frniii I he waters IIhwiiil'int > Lardo Uiver und  K'oi'slilfanax Ciei-k lo the not tin nst corner of  the Xelsmi Land I'pfoidiiii: Division leiiiL'llie  southeast eorne:- of the HevcKtoke Land Ke-  I'ordilifr Division; I hence followinctbe northern  boundary of the Xelsnii I,and Kccordliifr Division ilw we-t lo ihe point of commencement.  SI.OCAN  I.ASII IlKCOntlljIII  IUVISIOX,  Commi'iiciii).' ut the noitbtiist corner of the  Xel-ou Land UcuonliiiK DivMnn, which is  also the siailli ciist'cnriu r of the j{cv. Ntoke  Lund Kcenrdiiitf Division: tlictice follewini; the  eiisteru boiiud iry oflho [tevelstoke Land lie-  eordinu; Division m a iieuernl ea.it.erlv ami  nortlifrlv direct inn, to its intersection with the  south boundary of the Dominion Hallway belt:  tbciice'nijrthcr'ly and easterly, (following iln.  Doininkii liuilway belt, to its ii.tei-si.eti"n  with Hieciistern boundary of WVst Koolenay  District: thence in a southeasterly direitln.,  followimr the watershed nearest the Upper Columbia. Uiver. to Ihe .Villi parallel of mirth lull:  fude: thence ilia soulbe ly diioc ion. followim-  thudividoscpiiratinir Hu." waters llowiuy into  Kooteiiny Lake from tlie jv.-alers (iowlnj; into  St.. Mary's Creek: tln'iice f"ltowimr Hit. caste Iv  boundary of tho Xclson Land KieordliiK Division to the point of commencement  TO   DUI.INQUI'.NT   CO-OWN!Clt!l  To J. I*. Myers nray|iind to the F.>U,li< of the  into Juilf,.: Learny, or to whomsoever they  limy have transferred their Interests In ih'e  ./eiiny Kiactloii Mineral Claim, situ-ited In  ���������Ilend wood camp. Oreenwood   Miuinf.-  I)i  vision of Yale District. II. C.  You are hereby unfilled tlmt I have iwpeudcl  JUKI upon the above mineral cluim, and that If.  within tiudiiy.i from the date of this notice,you  fall or refuse lo contribute your iimportloti of  the  above ineulioiiid   Mint,Itiaaahcr with  the  costs of iidxertlsim,' your interests In the said  claim will become tlie property of thu undei-  .slpiod   under Section ���������!  of the .Mineral  Act  Amendment Act, iww.  Juimtr,. IMiS. JOHN LUCY.  SI.MIt.UA.MKliX  I.ANII  v.u.i:  iiKcoaiuwi  IHKTIIIUT.  iiivision  or  I.ANIJ    AC'T-KOKM   'OF   NOT1CK,  Osoyoos T.iind r������tsl-ri������t���������Diritrlel. of Yale.  TAKK NOTICIO; tlmt we, A..f, IIiiKlinsanil  rliiiu McOrinoiiil, of ICholt, li, (!.. occupation*,  i-iirpi'iilel' and .'.torukwipi.T, Intend lo apply for  pmirilss;on to inireliasi; tlm follow-in).'described  liuiil.--! t'dinrmiMClii)-' lit n pusl pliuitnd nhoiit Mi  f..et.-.onfll of IhcO I'. II. post oil wti������oii ro.'id,  nnir.'cd L. 27'������i U", thence ivcstsn c.lmlns, thence  floiufi -in eli.'ilns. theuee east 8'i chains, thenee  nortli ���������Hii'Ii.-iIm.s to pIiiim.'of (���������ommeiii.'iiiiieiit. ami  eontuliilim .'l-'h acres, more lor lesn, and about -ID  clialii- north from O. I'. It. post marked Mol,  Dated June jejrtf, 1 Ii������h,  A. .1. UUQUF.H.  HAM Mo'OUJIOXD  Commencing at n point on the fnteriiiitlotnil  lionndiirv where it is inlerseclid by l'nya.,lon  Cri'ek, wliieh is also tbe soiitheiisi corner of  Vnle Land Itcardlnt,' District: thi'iu-i'following' iiorlherly nlniiir tbn sabl creek mid the  South Fork of the Sliiiilkiimccu Uiver to Its  jiinctiou with tlm Tulfiniocn Uiver, theuee  wc-f.'rly nliuitf fbu 'I'liliiineen Uivm' to thu  iimutli of China Cn'ok; thence northerly nlon������  China Cieek to its Intersection with thu south  boundary of Lot 'nid, Group 1 KuiiiIooim Division of Vale District; tlienco line east tj the  eastern bunk i.f Dkiiiia^an Uiver; thenee iu  in a northerly direction following the eastern  shore of ukuniwin Uiver and UkiiriiiKiui Lake,  to a point dintnnl ,7i miles due north of the in-  teriiationnl Hoiindary; thence duo cast to I ho  we,torn boundary of the Nelson Lund Uncord-  iiiK Division of Kooteiniv District: tlience  southerly, following thosiud western boundary  :ir Kootenay District, to Ihe tilth piiridlel; thence  west iiIonk ithu .llltli jmrallel to the place of  commeiiceineiit.  UOHT  A. IIKNWfCK.  Deputy Commissioner of Lands nnd Works.  La nils and Works Department,  Victoria, U,C,, .June suili, 1!/W,  a-K.  The Hotel Slocan  Three I'orks, II. C, is the leading  hotel of lhe city. Mountain trout  and game dinners a specialty.  Rooms reserved hy telegraph.  On tlie -I Mi inst. Hon. Joseph  Martin delivered an address in  London before the International  Free Trade Congress. In his address he touched, .on .modem political methods in Canada. On  the assumption that it "takes a  thief to catch a thief" Mr. Martin's remarks mak safely be considered "expert testimony." Some  years ago, when Mr. Martin was  attorney-general'of Manitoba, it  was rumored in Winnipeg that  Jee made a 4- a. in. call on officials of-the Northern Pacific, forestalling his colleagues by live or  six hours, and depriving them of  their share in the gleanings that  may be gathered iu the wake of  railway officials wishing to extend  their system into new territory.  Following are a few extracts from  Mr. Marbiu's address in London :  "Oue can well understand that  under tho very best administration  there may be cases of wromg doing  on the part of officials of departments, but it would naturally be  expected when charges of this kind  were made in parliament and committees appointed for their investigation that the government of,the  day would lend every assistance in  their power to expose the wrong  and punish the wrong doers. So  deep rooted, however, is. the corruption in public life iu Canada,  that we find the government employing every means at their hand  to suppress and nullify the investigations of thesegcoramittees. Witnesses refuse to answer questions  and whe" the Conservative meni-  beis of the committee ask for their  committal for contempt the Liberal  majority invariably refuse to exercise its power."  " Members of the government-  become enormously rich while in  office without any apparent means  of enrichment except the power  placed iu their hands by virtue of  their positions. When these matters are referred to in parliament  the ministers in question make no  explanation whatever of the euor-  mous riches which they have" accumulated, but defy the opposition  to lay charges against them and  prove them."  " Since the present government  came into power in many instances  the law has been changed so that  the alienation of public lands,  franchises and concessions which  before had been in the hands of  the governor-general-iii-eouncil,  came within the power of the minister of the department alone,  without any check whatevor. Although the government issues an  official gazette every week, these  grants are not published and there  is no general knowledge of them  unless asked for in parliament and  even then it is only with the greatest difficulty that any information  can be obtained, and in manj' cases  when obtained has been shown not  to be reliable."  " It is true that thre is another  source of corruption in Canada besides the protective policy. It is  thc practise of granting large subsidies for the construction of railways. It is well understood that  whenever a subsidy is given to a  railway company that a considerable portion of the same finds its  way into the election fund of the  government in power. This charge  was openly made by the Liberals  against the Conservatives when  they were in power, and there is  no reason to suppose that there  has been any change in this respect  since J890. The result of this  immense election fund has been to  make the premier and bis cabinet  dictators of the party whose committee of management they ought  be under, the principles of responsible government as administered  with a party system. No individual member of parliament supporting the government is allowed  to haveanyopitiions of his own or  in any way to oppose or fail to  support the course decided upon  by the cabinet. It is trne that  from time to time members supporting the government get up in  the house and criticize adversely  the government policy, but that is  never done without the consent of  the premier, who feels that lie can  afford to allow tho member in  question to fortify himself in his  constituency bys an apparent opposition to a part of the government  policy."  " I was myself a member, of tho  'Dominion house for three years  prior to the general election of  IS!)i>. Binco tho government came  to power I  leugui'S of mine on the Liberal  aide how they could stay in parlia-  ment.and see tbe government depart from-the policy, of the party  us it was understood when they  were in opposition. The answer  has always been that tbe government would take the earliest opportunity of putting, them out of  business. Tins would be done,  they explained to me, by refusing  to allow any of the immense corruption fund accumulated by the'  government from railway subsidies and the manufacturers of  Canada to be used in their particular constituencies. When any Liberal member of parliament lias  been courageous enough in spite of  all these matters, to stand up and  speak for Liberal principles in the  house, the government have sooner  or later closed his career, making  it clear that they would prefer to  have in" parliament a straight-  opponent rather Mian an independent supporter."  "In spite of the fact that both  of the great parties of Canada at  present stand for a protective tariff  it can be demonstrated beyond a  doubt that Canada would be better off in every respect with a  revenue tariff, and if a party should  arise in Canada which would adopt  free trade or a tariff for revenue  only as its policy, I believe that it  would sweep the country."  Westward Ho!',  Tho August numberof Westward Ho!  commences the third volume and ia replete tviih many o-ood stories and articles which o'ivc. ii a standing equal to  iniiny of the older inairazines.  Mr. Godenrath, tlie publisher announces that lie has interested Caigary  and Victoria capital in the magazine,  and a company is now being' ineorpo  rated to take hold of tho property. Mr.  Godenrath will be ronua<rin<r director,  and Major Charles McMillan ot Victoria  will be 'eocrctary-treasurer. The phenomenal growth of the publication has  necessitated a greatly increased staff,  and plans are under way to .put in a  modern machine publishing printcry.  A woman is more influenced by  what she divines than by what she  is told.���������De Lenclos.  Wedding rings made. Diamonds  mounted. Work that will stand  comparison. E. A. Black, Phoenix.  Women  of  by mourners.-  spirit  are  -Steele.    ���������*'  not to be  The Kootenay Cigar Co. of Nelson have in the Royal Seal a cigar  that is known and smoked between  the wheat country and the blue  Pacific. '.??V~'r  A woman who is guided by the  head and not by the Heart is a  social pestilence.���������Balzac.  Properly baited, the fishing  tackle sold hy J. Lr- Coles will  catch almost any fish in the mountains.       '  Man carves his destiny ; woman  is helped to hers.���������Julia Ward  Howe.  Largest stock of jewelry in the  Boundary to select from. E. A.  Hlack, Phoenix.  To. say "everyone is talking  about him" is a eulogy ; but to  say "everyone is talking about  her" is an elegy.���������Anonymous.  Widdowson, Assayer, Nelson, B. C.  The pleasure of talking in the  inextinguishable passion of women,  coeval with the act of breathing.���������  Lesage.  If you wish to catch big fish and  plenty of them, get your tackle at  McRae Bros.  Nothing Doing.  No "accurate information can be obtained at Prince Rupert regarding the  settlements of the disagreements that  arose between the government and the  railway company over partitioning the  waterfront and' other blocks in the  townsite. ft is now the first of August  and not a lot has been surveyed, and it  is a question if lots can bo surveyed in  time to place them on the market this  year. All sorts of fool rumors are in  circulation, among others, that $10,000  will he the upset price of, lots on business streets; that the streets will be  built on trestles and tilled in afterwards:  that the town is to be incorporated at  the next session of the legislature and  be managed by three commissioners,  with C. D. Hand of Vancouver chairman, and Kenneth D. Munro and Geo.  ,\V. Morrow the other two, each to  draw a salary of $G,00o a year: that  everybusinees house, in Knoxville is  to be deported before the arrival of  Genera! Manager Morse, who is expected at Prince Rupert September 1st.  J'Jvisr/ytliiug conies to those who wait,  ami if the residents of Knoxville are  not killed by rocks and roots blasted by  Ross & Carlson's station men, they will  live to see the day when they will have  sidewalk connection with Prince Rupert.���������The Empire.  A Big Country.  Uritish Columbia is a big country. A  line drawn from its northwest corner to  to its southeast corner, noar Mary's lake  which lies in Albeita and Montana, is  1320 miles long. A line drawn from its  northeast corner on Hlack river, a tri  butary of the Liard, to Victoria in the  southwest corner, is 825 miles long. A  line drawn across the center of the  province- from the southern boundary  of Yukon territory to the northern  boundary of the State n[ Washington is  78."i inileo long. A line drawn' from  Wapiti pass in the Rocky mountains  along parallel 51 to the western side of  Graham island is 550!miles long. Fort  St.- James on Stuart lake and Fort  f'Yaser on Fraser lake, between which  two points is the "NecJinco valley, are  very near the geographical center of  the iprovince; and the Grand Trunk  Pacific railway divides the province in  luilves, ths area north of its route being  as large as the area to the south. The  distance from Prince Rupert to St.  Mary's lake near the southeast corner  is 82o miles, and to Black River in the  northeast corner is 575 miles; the distance to Victoria at the southwest corner is 525 miles, and to Yakutat bay  near the northwest corner is 550 miles.  These distances are reckoned from a  M"ile of statute miles printed on a sketch  nuip showing the mining divisions of  the province, and if the map and the  Umpire's 2-fnot rule are straight, the  distances given are fairly accurate.���������  Prince Rupert Empire.  Music���������Mrs. Moore gives lessons on  the Organ and Piano. Applv at residence, I'oundary Falls, 13. C."  Liberal minds are open to conviction���������liberal doctrines arc capable ol  improvement. There aro proselytes  from Atheism, but none from superstition.���������Junius.  Occasionally a man remains in  the bachelor class because he is  sceptical as to the ability of a woman to support him.  Wanted���������By experienced woman  cook position in hotel or camp.  Apply to Mrs. M. Pacific hotel.  Women, like Empresses, condemn to imprisonment and hard  labor nine-tenths of mankind.���������  Tolstoi.  Varnished Tile Wall Paper-  especially suitable for bath .room  and kitchen, at McRae Bros.  When a man does good work out  of all proportion to his pay, in  seven, cases out of nine there is a  woman at the back of the virtue.���������  Kipling.  The Columbia cigar is a large  aud free-smoking cigar. ,It is sold  in all mountain towns' and made  in kelson.  Women swallow at one mouthful the lie that, flatters, and drink  drop by drop a truth that is bitter.  -Diderot.  Lines, leaders, hooks, rods, reels  and other fishing taekle can be  bought from J. L. Coles.  There are beautiful flowers that  are scentless, and beautiful women  that are unlovable.���������Hovelle.  R. A. BROWN  FERRY, WASH.  General Merchant  Dry Goods,  Groceries,  Boots and Shoes,  Stationery,  Hardware,  Tobacco,  Cigars, Etc.  Fresh  Eggs   a   Specialty  ASSAYING.  Gold, Silver and Copper $1.00  G- G- WEST  PROVINCIAIy ASSAYER.  530   Richards Street,   Vancouver,  II. C.  JNleuumaffketJ-iotel  Is the home for all tourists  and millionaires visiting New  Denver.   British * Columbia.  HENRY   STEGE.   PROPR.  [Kings Liqner Scotcii Whiskey  *. 12 Years. Old  J. VV. Hnrmesters White P.ort.-.     ��������� '  Jas. Bennessy & Co's 3-Star Brandy.  ,./  GREENWOOD LIQUOR  CO.  IMPORTERS, GREENWOOD, B.C.  ������"^!^^<k/^^iv^'^'^'"&-^������'^/%^^'"V,& o^^/^^b^b^o^v^&^^/^i^*  TiST TUE WINDSOR HOTEL. .    '    "  Everything is of(the best at this cafe, as we Lead while others  Follow. It-makes no difference what you order���������steaks, chops,  eggs, bacon, ham, cutlets, chicken, etc., we have the high grade  goods. No shut-down, and no key fo the door. Just the place  to eat at any hour of the day or night. Drop in and introduce-  the inner man.to our gasti'onomical delicacies. <    "���������  Reward iftoore, Proprietor.    ^  Be������������������������������������������e9a���������������i������������8*������a������������������ec������o������*������������03������e������<&������������s������������������������������ecc������a������������������  SWffiWgff'gBSi  -   ��������� Dealers in -        __  Ftfesh and Salt IWcats, pishi and Poultry  Shops in nearly all the towns of Boundary and  the Kootenay.  3sc������e������a������@������s������3������������������������������������������������a������������o������������������������e������������Q������s������s������������������������oo������o������������������������������������!  Serves meals at all hours.    The lover of good things .  alwaj's comes here when he wants his. chops, steaks,  fish or fowl, or any of the tasty dishes that we make a  specialty   of cooking,   to   please the fastidious.    We  Make a Specialty of Home-Made Bread.  Rondeau & Dupont  GREENWOOD  Dealer in  Contractor for Ties, Poles and Fence Posts.   -  Heavy Teaming and Dray ing  Phone 85.  "Unequalled for Domestic Use."  Friends never come in flocks.  Man wants hut little here below���������that is, he wants a little more  than he can get.  For a mild, puro-drawing cigar  tho "Boundary" is thc best.  Money makes the mare go, but  it doesn't always make her go under the wire first.  -When ycu want a monument or  headstone, write'-to the Kootenay  Marble Works. Nelson, B. 0.       *  ]f a man tells a woman she is  beautiful she will overlook most of  thc other Hob he tells her.  Tho Kootenay Belle reigns supreme in many a camp. It is a  cigar that brings delight and appreciation wherever smoked.  Did you ever buy anything that  proved to bo better than the person  who sold it naid it was?  At the Turkish Bath house  in Nelson you can get Turkish,  Russian,   salt  water,   medicated,  G. J. CAMPBELL  NEW DENVER  Provincial Assayer and Analytical Chemist. Correspondence  solicited from any part of the  country.  Is the best furnished hotel in the Boundary  district. It is heated with steam and  lig-hted by electricity. Excellent sample  rooms. The bar is always abreast of the  times, and meals are served in the Cafe  at any hour, day or night.  Mcdiing &  Goodeve,   Propr's.  Liquor Mcenfio Aut.  NOTICK is horuhy clvim that r, ErtiMt J.  Cartlor, intend apiilylnj; to tlio LIcumhc Commissioners for thu uity of Orcetiwoo'l, nt tlio  expiration of thirty dayx from the date hereof,  for it Iransfor to MeUliuiB k Qooilove of the  llccnso new held hy mo In roapect of the preml-  roh known na tho Windsor Hotel. hIIiiuIr on  Lots 31 and .12, Block 1, Subdivision of the Dark  Homo Minora! Claim, Copper street, in the City  Of Oreenwood. H- O.  Dated this Atli day of May. 10)8.  J-'IINEST J. CA11T  IERv  '   MI NICK AL   AOX.  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICE.  Columbia Mlnonil Claim,'Hltunto In O.oonwood  Mlnlnx Division of Ynlo DlHtrlet,   Where  located : In Dondwood Gimp, adjoining lhe  Emerild Mlnurul Claim.  TAKE NOTICE that 1, Sydnny M.^oIiiihoii  iictllitf   its  iifrent  for   ICIinoni  (Jolil/'t  MIiIoPh Ccrtlfoii NoVUllhora, Intend sixty iln  from Hie ditto hereof, to apply to the Minim; I  Kroo  'ft  and tub hatha..  Tho Turkish bath  TT _       ,    - have been frequently is one of tho greatest hoalth-pro-  HUQH NlVBN, Prop1 to'Ottawa and have asked old col-1 ducero in the world.  (���������order for a Certllleate of Jinproveitioiil". for the  purpofloof ohtalnlntfiiCrown Omnttothe nh'ivo  elalm,  And further Tako nollco Unit notion, under  unction .17, intuit ho commenced heforo the i.t/ni-  uiieo of Hiieli Curtllluiilii of Improvements.  Dated this Kith day of June. A. V. lims.  ayiWEY M, JOHNSON.  the Pacific Bote!...  Is under thc management, of'Greiff  & Morrison. Tho ..Rooms aro Comfortably furnished, and the bar contains tlio best brands of wines,  liquors and cigars.  tbe Pacific #afe...  fs tho bent-appointed Kestaurnnt in  tho interior of British Columbia.  The best cooks and mos1; nttontivo  waiters only employed. Open all thc  timo.  T^EJVLOJSiT HOUSE  Nelson. B. C, is run oil the  tUe American aud Buropean  plan. Nothing yellow about  the house except the gold in  tVesafn.'  MevIoi7G   &:   Tncgilllis  KASLO  HOTEL  KASLO B. O,  Ih a comfortable homo for all  'vho travel to that city.  COCKLE & PATWOItTH,  Tobaccos, Pipes, anil all other  Smokers' supplies. Next door  to Pacific hotel.  J. P. FLOOD  Hotel  Alexander  PHOENIX,   B.   C.  Is a comfortable home for  the miner and traveler.  Good meals and pleasant  rooms. Pure liquors and  fragrant cigars in the bar.  McGillis & McLaughlin:  PB0FRIETOBS.  I1  f  1  1  I  'i   K  *'sB  n  I  31  Ay  Frank Fletcher  Pjiovinoiai, Land Suuvjjyoii,  Nelson, B. G,

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