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 '.' '���������''���������'  l/tissUs  '..'.'"' " i'  ' '-'.  .Vol. . XV.  GREENWOOD, B. C.,,;tHITRSDAir, APRIL 29,'..1009.  No. 42  Passing Ttirong I  -��������� * Is the best furnished hotel in the Boundary  district! It is heated with steam and  lighted by. electricity. Excellent sample  ���������rooms. .The bar is"always abreast of the.  times, and meals are served in the Cafe  at any-hour,- day or -night.  -McClung.&  Qoodeve,   Propr's.  Greenwood may some day have  a lead smelter.  ��������� The milk' supply in Phoenix,'is  full of butter fat.   .  Mrs. M. D.Murray will remove  to Vancouver. ���������  - Jas.  Smith   came   in  from the  Jewel last Saturday.  The first real April ghowcr arrived Monday night.  . The   Pioneer    hotel    has   been  crowded with old-timers this week.  L. L. Boomer has gone to Wade  to guide the locomotive on a work  train.  Phoenix will not tax hotels with  less than 30 rooms 8GO0 a year  license.  Dan Gordon left yesterday for  Port Phillip, N. S., to spend the  summer.  Born���������In Greenwood April 27th  to Mr. and Mrs, A. A. Frechette,  a daughter.  i  Dan IngHs left Saturday for Wallace mountain, where he will drive  holes into the Sally group.  Tho sale of the Dominion Copper company's properties will take  place about the middle of May.  Between Greenwood and Boundary Falls the farmers are plowing  and getting the land ready for the  crops.  In Phoeaix the delinquent tax  list has been placed in the hands  of the city solicitor for immediate  collection.  form for the purpose of advertising  his wares.' Those who have worn  the uniform in defense of the flag,  should not use it in a money-making enterprise: .'But Sergeant-  Major Schoof i\ a 'foreigner, not a  Canadian.     ' "    '   .  ��������� Thos. -McAulay came in from  Danville this. week. On Saturday  he has a payment due from the B.  C. Copper Co. -upon two claims  adjoining the 'Lone Star. It is his  intention to work,a valuable claim  that he owns about two miles from  Myncaster.- It'.will cost about  $2,500 to build a wagon road to  the property" from tho railroad.  The ore on the surface runs six  per cent,copper ^.and five to ������ix  ounces in silver. ���������  The  City Council.  council -met   on   Monday  all members  being pres  ent except Aldermen  Gulley and  Buckless..   '        '      '  A letter from 'It. T. Lowery re  printing and advertising was rend  and ordered filed. ' The letter  pointed out that;the city representatives are not carrying out their  verbal agreement with The Ledge.  It was agreed -to give Mr. Armstrong an option* for two weeks on  thelots owned by the city in Maps  34 and 70 with the exception of lot  9, block 12, Map 34, for the sum  of 82,200. ,  Mr. Cropley asked permission  to build an extension 24 feet wide  above the alleyway to connect the  buildings on lots') 9 and 20, block  12, map 21. The request ' was  grauted. ���������  Council adjourned.  WM09ace9999999999999999������9096999n9em999099  James Buchanan & Co's  BLACK AMD WHlfE, AND  HOUSE OF GOIVaiVIuNS  GREENWOOD LIQUOR  OO.  IMPORTERS, GREENWOOD, B. C.  f$tioee0oe69e������  ���������of  f  PHOENIX, B. O.  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 seivice of thoee in search of material .  . cleanliness. The dining room is an enemy to dyspepsia,  while the artistic appointment of the liquid refreshment  makes the drinks go down like eating fruit in a flower  garden, The sample rooms are the largest in the mountains and a pleasure to drummers with big trunks.  JAS. MARSHALL       -       -       PROPRIETOR  PHOENIX BEER  is delicious in taste and free from" impurities.   Order  a case or bottle at the earliest opportunity.  Phoenix.- Brewing = Co.  ���������   (Limited.)  ThePride of "WesternCanada. Phone 138, Greenwood  GreeRwood Gity  Waterworks Go.  Supplies Electricity for Power, Light, Heating and  Ventilation-. Power funilshod to mines for hoisting  and air-compressor plant3, with a guarantee that the  sorvice will be continuous. Get our rates before  completing your estiniates.  THE LEDGE, $2 AYEAR  D. L. McElroy has sold his stage  business to Hugh Lang and Archie  Gillis. McElroy will likely go to  Prince Enpert.  Bert de Wihle came down from  Beaverdell Monday, where ho had  been sorting ore at the Sally for  the past five months.  At the smelter last week  Fred  Axam had the fingers of his right  hand badly smashed by a steel  plate falling on them.  .���������--/[)...-O.. .McKay . left. .Saturday  morning for ":th*e West "Fork.''* He  will spend a conple of weeks in  and around Beaverdell.  Owing to the famine in coke the  Mother Lode mine shut down on  Monday, creating a temporary  boom in the copper metropolis.  Geo. M. Holt was in the city last  week. He has recently invented  a motor, and a company has been  formed to place it on the market.  ��������� On the 23rd inst. a marriage  license was issued at the government' office to Wilhelm Nidland  and Bertha Stofer," both of Phoenix.  R. K. Steven, the well known  and popular Stewart of the Greenwood club, will leave on Saturday  to spend a month's holidays at the  coast.  Van. J. Rose, proprietor of the  Hedley hotel, was in tho city this  week. It is his first visit in six  years and he noted several changes  in the city.  Ed. McCutcheon wa3 awarded  the prize of $25 given by McClung  & Goodeve for the best essay on  the resources of the Greenwood  mining district.  I. A. Dinsmore goes to Midway  where he will again enter the service of the provincial police, while  Constable Aston has been transferred to Hosmer.  Dan Dodd has returned to Orient  from Spokane, whither he had  gone for medical treatment. He  was seriously ill but his health is  now much improved.  At the meeting of the police  commissioners held Tuesday evening Merrihew was appointed chief  of police. There were 14 or 15  applicants for the job.  At the portal of the tunnel some  hand drilling has been done awaiting the installing of the machines.  An office, powder house and other  buildings will soon be erected.  James Bates of Cranbrook was  in the city on Monday conferring  with F. W. McLaine upon C. P. R.  matters. Jim has been cruising  timber for years for the C. P. R.  The members of Bouudary Valley lodge No. 38, I. O. O. F., attended services in the Presbyterian church Sunday evening,  Rev. M. D. McKee preaching a  sermon suitable to the occasion.  Isaac Crawford, the Rock Creek  merchant, was in the city Monday.  He roports business lively in Rock  Creek, and it is the only place  along the river where a hold-up  could at present make a profitable  turnover.  Sergeant-Major Schoof lectured  in.the Methodist church Monday  evening. The sergeant is not a  Canadian nor is ho a native of the  Empire, therefore no exception can  be taken to his patriotism when he  exhibits himself, but he should not  be allowed to nee lhe British nni-  "When in .Nelson drop into the  White House Cafe, next to the  postoffice. Turkish . and other  baths can bo procured in the same  building. Taylor Bishop, proprietor, employs all white help.  G-old Dredging on Fraser.  With the intention of immediately working their rich placer deposits in the; bed of the Fraser  river, the Virginia Dredging company, a Bellingham corporation, is  making extensive preparations to  put their 875,000 dredger in working order. ���������MThe dredger turned  turtle--last^Koveinbcr daring-- a"  freshet on its anchorage ground at  Yale. It was carried down the  stream eight miles, and is now  three miles above Hope, securely  fastened, but upside down.  It was a' strange stroke of fate  that upturned the dredger. - The  Bellingham men had purchased  the property in September and  their ground was being' worked  with great profit when the winter  freshet'came, the headline broke,  tho "works", drifted off, water in  some way leaked into one of the  pontoons, and the co.-tly accident  occurred. More than ������1.000 in  placer gold w*������q lying.on the tables  when the machine overturned.  Before, the ' werk of mining can  proeeed further tlie*, must right  thchig/ligging machine. An examination made of tho pontoons  and machinery hIiowh that the accident had not damaged the works  Befoie the next sixtv days this immense hydraulic plant must be at  work, as it is proposed to work the  ground all nummer, and a deal h  now pending to recover tho machine.  The dredger was built two years  ago by a New England company  known as the Yal* Dredging Syndicate. It, is constructed on pontoons, is 105 feet long and 34 feet  beam. The machine Iris seven  carloads of machinery and the  woodwork contains 180,000 feet of  lumber. The capacity of the  dredge is 240 yards of gravel in  twenty-four hour*-;. All the machinery, with tin' exception of th"  engine, which was built ih England, came from New Zealand  The nvn composing the Virginia  Diedgin*; coinp-uiy .weC. O. White,  J. P. Nelson, F������ank Nelson, A.  Archer, Ge.o. C. Fisher and J. S.  Espy. This company, besides owning the dredfo, has three five-mile  lease, a total of. fifteen miles on  the Fni������fir river Tho property  extends from above Yule lo a point  below Hope, including Hill bar  aud Strawberry island.  It is of record in Vancouver  that $3,000,000 in royalties was  paid to the government for gold  taken from Hill's bar alone during  Frase.r river gold excitemeut.  Western Float  Tho  eight-hour  goes into effect in  John McK'ine will be in the  West this summer. He has sold  his three daily papers in St. John,  N. IS., and given his park near  Dunfermline, Scotland to the city.  Andy Carnpgie, John McKane and  Jim Cnmmings all come from the  same town" in" Scotland";* Dunterrn-"  line. Pete McGregor of Kaslo is  also a native of the same city.  George.   Kiddie   has opened  assay office in Salmo.  an  ������������e������9���������������e9������������������o������������������������������������������������������s������999������������������9e������<j>eo������������������������o������eo eec-socse  Don't forget tonijrht, Thuisdav, tho tt.v-jheloi'S of  Boundary Valley Lodge No. 3S, I, O. 0. F., are entertaining all the Members of the Order, their wives  and families, including the Reb3kaui Loijps of  Phoenix and Greenwood, to a Card Party and Dance  in the Eagles' Hall. Cards, 8:30 sharp. AH numbers of the Order are cordially invited.  Copper Will Rise.  Talking about copper an official  of the Amalgamated Copper Co.,  says: "The copper metal situation is on the turn for a distinct  improvement.-This does not mean  that there will be a big advance in  the price next week or even next  month, lut you can rest assured  that demand will begin to exceed  supply in tbe near futnre. I feel  certain that in the next few years  the demand for copper will bo beyond anything we havo ever seen  before. Not long ago 1 saw the  plans drawn for the electrification  of ono of tho largest railroads in  the Northwest. . The work of  preparation has so far advanced  that the actual change may begin  any day.' **  In Phoenix D. J. Matlicson has  the agency for nearly all the best  life, fire and accident insurance  companies. Ho also insures plate  glass, aud if you are looking for insurance drop him a line with particulars of what you want.  Water Famine Over.  Douglas, Alaska, has just  emerged from a three months'  water famine which was caused by  a tight freeze-up early.in January  when the $500,000 water plant ol  the -Treadwell company went out  of business owing to the excessive  cold weather.  One of the amusing features of  the famine was tho formation of a  club of Douglas businessmen which  instituted a system of fines for the  extravagant use of water. For  taking a drink of water a member  was fined 12-J cents; for washing  his hands aud face, two bits ; for  washing his feet, four bits ; and  for taking a bath he was sentenced  to banishmont from the island. It  is stated that thero was not a fine  imposed during, the entire three  months the famine lasted.  Wln-n you hear a man- sneering  at the local paper liecau'-e it is not  as big, cheap and newsy as the city  papers, you ran safely bet that he  does not squander any of his  wealih in assisting to make it better, and that generally the paper  has done more for him than he  has for it. The. man who cannot  see the benefits arising from a local  newspaper i- about as much value  to a town as a delinquent tax list.  When y���������u watit a monument or  headstone, vrite to the Canadian  Marble and  Granite Works, .Ne!  son, 15. 0  A proposal is on foot* to harness  the ShiiHwap falls and supply electrical power to points in the oka*  nagar. with as much power as the  Bonniugton Rills plant .supplies  Kooteiiny.  The. Kootenay Cigar Co of Nelson have in lb" Uoyal Seal a cigar  that, is known and smoked between  the wheat country and the blue  Pacific.  Fernie will buy 175 acres of  land in the south end of the city  for $50 an acre and turn ib into a  park that will be a credit to the  most remarkable citv in li. C.  Tho Pcnticton Press is.trying to  rouse the people in "that town to  rise up apd wake the town bum.  The Col urn lua cigar is a large  aud frp������-sti'������yking cigar. It is sold  in all mountain towns aud made in  Nelson,  Smith Curtis is developing a  coal claim on the west side of  Okanagim lake. The. co il is bituminous, similar to that fuiind in  the Nicola valley.  Widdowson, Assayer, Nelson, B. C.  Andy Good, why runs an hotel  at Crows' Nest in the. Rockies, has  lost bin big baby bear. This was  tho largest baby bear in captivity  aud was valued at $1,200.  Widdowson, Assayer, Nelson, B. C.  Itizztito Bros, lnivo; bought tho  Imperial hotel in Fornio and will  erect a new building next year'  'aw -for.miners  California upon  May U.  Away down in Michel Missouri  Bill has joined the Eagles.  Wm. Stanley, 'the Fernie editor  who ro'iBted Judge Wilson, made  an apology before the court in  Vancouver, and was let off with a  fine of SiOO. ������������������  ������������������  Hosmer now gets its light from  oil instead of electricity. !  Efforts aro being made to estab- j  lish a fish hatchery  upon Kootenay lake.  The 0. P. R. is starting a farm  at the coast to raise its own vegetables.   .  At Notch Hill a man was recently fined 825 for having venison  in bis possession.  The cm few bell rings in Trail  every evening.  Buffalo Bill was in Deadwood,  Dakota, the otner day and drank  nothing but buttermilk.  The gold dredge, that was working upon Granite creek has been  shipped to Vancouver Island. It  was too light and will be replaced  by a heavier one. ,  At Welldo the soup spring is al  ready bubbling,  and  over in the  ukanagan the   hens    are   laying  boiled eggs.  On Copper mouutaiu, west of  Voigt's camp in the Similkameen,  ore has been struck iu the No. 4  that assays So per cent copper and  ������73 in gold. The ore is chalco-  pyrites and copper glance found in  a lime formation.  narry Jackson, K. C., and at  one time a lawyer in Victoria, recently died in England aged So  years.  Last winter was very severe in  the Omineca, the weather being  55 to GO below zero for several  days.  The placer ground on McCon-  nell creek and-Ingenica river is  not panuing out as it was expected  to^ do two years ago.  " The'Tyee-Sway tie-Copper -Mines,  Limited, has' been" formed with a  "capital of $100,000 to work some  red metal claims upon Lynn creek,  a few miles from North Vancouver.  There are 25 men working at the  Yankee girl near l'mir, and the  mine expects to ship a carload  daily in the near future. The tunnel is in 1,500 feet aud the ore  runs in value from ������20 to 860 a  ton. There is a million dollars  worth of ore in sight.  The labor market at Dawson is  glutted with men.  There is a revival ia mining  around Kamloops.  A smelter is to be built at Republic.  Jo" Clark, who is SO years old,  is leaving Spokane to do work on  some iron claims he owns iu  Alaska.  W. Peebles of Van Winkle has  started a blacksmith shop in Ques-  uel.  At an expense of $25,000 the C.  P. li. is sendiug out five parties  with seven persons in each to inspect their land and timber areas  in East and West Kootonap. The  work is in charge of E. Mallin-  daitie of Cranbrook.  Revelstoke will expend $09,5S1  upon its now sewerage system.  That cily is very progressive.  K. J. Watson is building a  modern sash and door factory in  Revelstoke.  Having procured a moro important position, Leslie Craufurd has  resigned-his position as city engineer in Nclaon.  During March Lo Roi No. 2  mine in Rossland produced $02,331  worth of ore.  J. S. Deschamps has returned to  Rossland.,from his European tour.  He says that the eyes of London  are upon Canada, especially thu  western porliou of it.  After being ill for two years Eli-  Prudhommo died in Rossland last-  week.  James Neill, tho man who located Circle City in Alaska, has-  goue on a three years' prospecting  trip iu the. lower Atackenzio valley.  He is seventy years old and has  been chasing gold camps since he  was a boy in 185!..  The provincial government in  importing prairie chickens from  Alberta and putting them into the  Nicola, Ashcroft und Kamloops  districts.  After being alone on the desert  for 15 years Albert Courtney cam*'  into Los Angeles tho other day and  was (surprised to lcarti that Queeu  Victoria was dead, and that thero  was Buch a man as Roosevelt. He  bad not read a paper for fifteen  years. This is worse than the experience of Jack Walsh. For nine  months Jack hud nothing to read  except the wordu ou a can of bak  ing powder,  On the 11th of ,Apiil the thermometer was 7 degiees below z-^ro  in Whitehorse, Yukon.  Bob Stevenson, "a partner of  Cariboo Cameron in the early day's,  has declared his intention-of becoming a-United States citizen at  North Yakima.  Julius Roisterer has taken charge  of the Princeton brewer}'.  Dr. Weatwood of Coleman is  having 000 apple trees planted ou  his ranch near Princeton. J. Nathan is managpr of the ranch.  Efforts are, being made to build  a bridge to connect Ashnola with.  Copper mountain.  L. W. Shatford will go to New'  York shortly for special surgical  treatment. His many fiiends'wish  him complete recovery.  There  will be a famine in po- -  tatoes   before   the   new   crop   is  harvested.  T. W. Patiillo has taken the  first automobile into Prince Rupert.  Boundary Falls liHs.more checker  players than any other town of lis  size iu Canada.  There is some talk of building a  pulp mill at Coleman.  Fred Campbell, mining recorder  at Trout Lake, has been transferred to Port St. John in the  Peace River district.  Kaslo will   hold its  usual   big  celebration   upon   May   2-K" The  writer    attended    tho   first / one  held in that town and its-like has .  never been seen' fciuce.   - ���������    " -, "  The sawmill at Kaslo is running  with a full force of men, and that  old town is again humming.  Around Rowland /l"J200 more  fruit trees are being planted. - Tho  trees  were imported fiom Oregon.  The company operating the Trail'  smelter ana  the  mines thev  own  made a profit of $70,000 in March.  At the coast potatoes are soiling  for $50 a ton.  There arc a number of people in  Ladysmith  who are   addicted   to ���������  useless profanity and some of the  citizens   are' entering  "a  protect  against tho habit..  ��������� Navigation will be opened on the  Skeena next week. -  Wm. Clark of ,Ymir will .build -  tho " "cyanidorplant'jat'^lie^TeweT"'  mine.  The Phoenix club was fined $10!)  for selling liquor without a license  under the Municipal Act. Notice  of appeal has been given.  Tho Granby will resume shipments from  the Gold Drop abr.ufc  the middle of   May.-   About 250 .  minors will be required. "."':*'  On his ranch, about six milc.3  east of Norfchport, Wash., C. C.  Anderson has found gold ore that  assays over $700 to the ton.  The big C. P. R. tunnel at Field  will be finished next month. It cost-  81,500,000 and reduced 'the gra'do  50 per cent.  In the Slocan the Rimblor has  closed down owing to lack of water  to run the compressor.  New Fettlers are constantly arriving in Keremeos. " ._.  Miko Kane has offered to donate  the lumber for tho bridging of  .Etna aveuue iu Phoenix.  Theo Biuer and John Melver,  represent tug a Phoenix syndicate,  will travel through B. C. and staku  several thousand acres of land.  Harry Whcatley and George  Harrison are driving from Phoeuix <  to Frankliu lake, a distance of  1,000 miles, in search of laud.  Stephen Roster and Miss Toinie  Sekulit were married in Phoenix  last week. ���������>  In tho Lucille Dreyfus 'mine at  Danville a line body of *^re haw boon  struck on the 300-foot lev<������l.  If. Ziblcr of nedlej' fell over, a  bank last week and sustained serious injur'".*?.  The Apex near Olalla will start  i work in June.  Near Olalla there are vast bodies  of iron that carry f.-oiii *}l.5o to  $3.50 in gold.      ���������������������������-'.'  Keremeos will ctlobrate the 21 :h  of May.  The asbestos deposits' near Kiini-  loops may be developed this sum-  mer.  The shaft on the Golden Z-mo  near Hedley is down 90 feet. T;n  'minois evidently a good one, fee  the Gazette says that Borne of th������  miners are applying for ritock instead of caflb for their wugru.  . Development is proceeding aw*���������  in Northern Cariboo, and this year  the tin-it eteamer will operate  through the Fort George canyou ol  tho Eraser river and iu. the* rivi-o  beyond, giving a service that will"  be greatly appreciated by thc present settlers in tJiat: district and by  the large number iiceking Iiouich  there. Tlia steamer is now being  constructed at'Qilesnclle under tho  superintendencevt-D. Mol'hce and  it is expected she-will be readv for  launching by May' 1. Tho owner.*-  are the Fort Georgo Lumber and  Navigation Co.,: the principals of  w^hichi are Vancouver people. Captain J. H. Bouscr willv.commami  th:, new craft;. Feelings Torn Up by Sufferings ol  a Woman Who "Threw a Fit."  NO AID FROM  BETTER HALF.  In Proffering Relief the Old Philosopher Gets a Sudden Shock and Returns Home to Faint For the First  Time.  [Copyright, 1909, by T. C. McClure.J  [HERE was a grim look on Mr.  Bowser's face as he came home  from the otlice, and, like a  good wife and thinking something might have gone wrong at the  otlice, Mrs. Bowser chatted away and  pretended not to notice it. At the dinner table he was morose and sullen,-  answering only in monosyllables, and  she drew a long breath as the meal  was ended and braced herself for the  conllict to come. When a husband  kisses Ids wife good by and calls her  ���������loario on leaving home In the morning  and comes home ten hours later like  an old hear that has tumbled out of a  iree it is a matter for investigation.  Mrs. Bowser didn't delay on reaching the silting room, but turned and  linked:  "Well, what great and unforgivable  crime have I committed now?"  -Woman, have 1 the privilege of addressing a few words to you?" stiffly  inquired old bruin. r  ������������������Certainly."  "Then let me say that as I got off  the car at lhe corner I saw a woman  SHB THREW UP HEK ARSIS AND FELL DOWN.  fall dead on the sidewalk. She was  poorly dressed, and oue look at her  pale, sad face told the whole story.  .She died.of starvation and exposure.  I don't suppose she had liad a mouthful to eat for four or five days. She  was just about to address me, having  read kindliness and pity in my face,  when she threw up her hands and  sunk down."  ���������'Poor woman!'' sighed Mrs. Bowser.  ���������'Yes, poor woman, but I want to  know if she had been here at the door  asking for food and if you turned her  a way."  "There was one here about an hour  ago. It might have been thc one you  saw at the corner."  "And you slammed the door in her  face and threatened her with the police."'  "She had been drinking. I could  smell liquor on her breath. And she  didn't ask for food, but for money. I  told her I had none for Uev."  "And drove her to her death! Woman, you must have a heart like a  winter's cobblestone! Turned a starving, despondent woman away .to her  death!"  "But I had no money," protested  'Mrs. Bowser. "I couldn't have scratched up as much as a dime in the house.  I have told you over and over that if  you want me to give money to 'these  vagrants you must leave some change  . with me."  Hard Hearted Mrs. Bowser.  "And that is only half my story,"  said Mr. Bowser as he ignored the  change question. "As I reached the  gate a man was just coming out. lie  had been to the basement door to ask  for food. He had been turned away,  the same as the woman. The look of  despair on his face will haunt mo to  my dying day. Did the cook tell you  anything about it?"  ���������'Yes. She called me down. It was a  li'iimp who wanted old clothes. I had  none for him. He didn't say a word  about food. 1 don't know why his face  should have worn a look of despair,  lie looked fairly comfortable and well  fed. As T had no old clothes for him,  lie was turned away."  "Xo old clothes! Why, woman, I  have at least three old suits around  the house."  "But you have told me not to give  any of your garments away unless  you were here,"You said that the follows often took them to the secondhand stores and sold them for u trifle."  "Never, never, never! I have nlwuys  told you to relieve distress at once.  You   have   murdered   a   woman  nnd  driven a man to dcsperatlon.'andheiiv- j  en will surely punish you for it." j  "Well, I'll take all future comers In \  to board and clothe."  "It is no use to talk to you," said  Mr. Bowser ns ho turned nwny. "Nature planted a chunk of Ice In your  ��������� breast Instead of a. heart, and It can't  be chnnged. The only thing I can do  in this case Is to go to thc drug store  lind And out nil I can nbout the poor  dend womnn and see thnt sho nt least  has n decent burial. If she has left  jny children beblnil I will rescue them  ���������'roni starvation,"  Mrs. Bowser had nothing to say to  this, though n queer look passed between her mid thc family cat, and ten  minutes later the druggist was being  questioned. Yes, he knew tho wo-  iniin by nnme, and he knew where she  lived. Her body hnd gone home. He  couldn't sny ns to the children. He  agreed that It was a very sad thing,  und he thought It very commendable  of Mr. Bowser to bo Interested. He  said nil this nnd considerably more,  but there wns it half smile on his face  ns he said It. When he asked Mr.  Bowser If Airs. Bowser was In aym-  pathy with his mission, and was answered that sho didn't care a rap If  half the towu died of hunger that half  smile turned into a grim thnt irrlliiied  aud annoyed.  Mr, Bowser had only a few blocks to  walk. He looked for a crowd around  i the house, but no wails smote his  I ear. The door was opened to him by  a woman weighing 200 pounds and of  liberal breadth of body and arms like  a blacksmith, and he felt n bit abashed  as he put the inquiry:  "Wasn woman brought here dend  about an hour ago?"  "What sort of guff Is this?" was the  reply, delivered in a voice as hoarse  as the bellow of a bull.  "Over on the corner of Stale and  Chestnut   streets   a   woman   dropped  dead   of  starvation   this  evening.    I  was   told   that   her   dead   body   was  brought here.   Did she leave any children '!" ..<  "Aud who nre you?"'  "My name is Bowser."  "It ought to be Tom Fool!    If you  : are up  to  any gum  game, old  man,  i don't try it on here.    I haven't trnv-  ' eled over Europe, Asia and Africa, but  ' I've-been as far west as Chicago and  ' can't bo bamboozled by any sucli nuig  as yours."  i    "But you cun be civil, can't you?   I  came here (o see what I could do In  the matter.   I am a man with a heart  in me."  1    "Oh, you are what they call a philanthropist?"  "That's It.   I am not ono to stand  1 by and sec a woman die of hunger on  . the streets and bo buried In a pauper's  grave.    Did  you   say  she  left  ! children?"  j "I didn't! I'll let her do tho saying.  , Oh, Mary! Here's a gent as wants to  i chin with you.   Come down."  A woman of about live and twenty  appeared at the head of the stairs and  descended with uncertain steps. She  j was poorly dressed and under the influence of drink. She was the woman  Mr. Bowser had seen drop dead.  "Did you see thc circus on the corner?" she asked, with a grin.  "I saw you drop dead, as I supposed."  i "Pretty good, wasn't it? I didn't die,  j you see, but simply threw a fit to get  ��������� a drink of brandy from tbe druggist."  [    "And you���������you weren't hungry" asked  i Mr. Bowser.  i  ! Laughed  at  Him.  '.    Both women laughed loud and long.  I    "And you haven't got any starving  ; children?"  They both laughed again, and then  the 200 pound woman opened the door  and said:  "Shoo, old "gander!  Chase yourself!"  Mr. Bowser looked around for something to murder,  but the street was  deserted "by all save a dog, and the  canine took to its heels at once.   lie  headed for home, going u oiock out of  I his way to avoid the drug store, and  at the gate he encountered a man with  a big bundle under his arm.   He said  nothing,    but   a    wild    idea    buzzed  through his brain, aud he flew up the  . steps and into the hall to call out lo  Mrs. Bowser:  ;.   "Woman, there's a fellow out here  with a bundle!"  "Yes?" was the reply.  "Has he been here?"  |    "Yes, just now."  "What for?"  "Wiry, he was after old clothes, aud  I gave him two of your suits. He  knows a tramp that will come for another in the morning. You know you  told me not to' turn any one away  empty handed. Did you arrange for  (he poor woman's funeral, and are we  to take in the starving children uulil  they can be sent to a borne?"  And Mr. Bowser fainted away for  thc first time in his life.  helping him out.      iACUTE INDIGESTION  The Latest Yarn of the Absentminded  Man.  t-BTET-me see, now," mused the absentminded man a3 he stood at  the counter in the candy store  with a faraway look iu his eyes.  "What was it 1 came in here for?"  "Was it a tack hammer'/" asked the  young woman who had come forward  to take his order, with a sly wink nt  the other clerks.  "No: it wasn't that," he said.  "Or a pumpkin pie?" she suggested.  "No."  "Maybe It was a pound of tea or a  ton of coal?"  "No; I'm sure It wasn't those.   You  see,  I had a list of things my wife  wanted mc to got, but I have carelessly lost il.    What was it now that 1  came iu here for?"  "How about a lawn mower?"  "No; I bought one yesterday."  "Or a mustard piaster?"  "No."  "Or a bottle of ink?"  ���������  "No."  "Could it be possible that you came  : In here for some candy?"  i    "Ah, (hat's it; that's it!" he gloeful-  ' ly   exclaimed. " "Yes,   I   want   two  ��������� pounds   of   chocolate  creams,   and   I  ' thank you very much for helping mo  ' out."  And llio nbsenlminded lion veil a sigh  of relief as he went on his way with  i (ho purchase.���������A.   I>.   Lewis  in   Bohemian Magazine.  Football Versus Prayer.  Willie, aged five' was taken by hi**"  father to his first football game. The  foil I lire Hint caught his chief approval,  however, did not become evident (ill  he said his prayers lhat night. To th*.*  horror of his parents Willie prayed  wllh true football snap:  "God bless papa.  God bless mamma.  Cofl bless  Willie.  Boom!   Rah!   Rah!"  ���������Success.  Then There Was Trouble.  "I hale to (ravel." said the heavy  tragedian as he gazed at the moth  holes in his overcoat. "I always contract a cold from the open windows."  "That's queer," laughed the low comedian as lie screwed on his green  wig.  "What's queer?"  "I didn't know box cars had windows."���������Minneapolis Journal.  Cured Through the Timely Use  of Dr. Williams' Pink Pills.  There i= no medicine can equal Dr.  Williams' Pink Pills for stomach troubles. These Pills arc not an artificial  appetizer nor a stimulant. They act  in nature's own way by making rich,  red blood. This new blood gives vigor  to all the' organs. When it Hows  through (he tiny veins in the stomach  it stimulate.** them and creates that  craving which people call "appetite."  Then when the appetite is satisfied  with food the blood gives I lie stomach  strength to digest it. The nourishment is absorbed by tlm blood, and  carried to everv organ in the hotly.  That, is how Di\ Williams' I'ink'Pills  cure stomach troubles and all blood  diseases. That is how thoy give health  and strength to weak, worn-out psoplc.  Mr.  H.  Thomas Curry.   L'ort Alnit-  lunil, M.S., says:���������"About three years  ago I was'attacked with what the doctors   termed   acute   indigestion,    Thc  first indication was a bad tastu in my  mouth   in  tlm morning and  a sallow  complexion.   Later as those symptoms  developed    my  tongue    was    heavily'  coated, especially in the morning, and  I felt pnrticuliirlv dull.    My appetite:  began  to  dwindle,  and  even  a   light j  meal left ine with a sense of having-  eaten  too much.    As  L grew worse  I j  :de barely enough to sustain my body;  but still  experienced  the  most acute i  pains.   A wretched languor came over'  nie which   1  could not throw off.    II '  seemed as if I were always fired, with .  but  little strength  and   frequent   vio-!  lent  headaches.    The  remedies given  me by  my doctor,  as well as many j  others,  failed  to restore me, or oven j  (o relieve me.    I was in this very un-i  happy state for almost a year when I {  read  in a newspaper one day of the}  cure of a case similar to mine through j  the use of Dr. Williams'   Pink  Pills.  This decided  me  to give  those-  Pills  a trial.    It was not long before. [ felt  some  relief  from  the  distress    after  meals, and as I continued the use of  the.  I'ills all languor and  drowsiness  and  headaches  left  mo  and   \ began  to enjoy  increased  energy  and    new  strength.   To-day I am well man, enjoying the best of health, with never  a  twinge  of  the  old   trouble,   and   J  attribute mv cure enlirelv to the fair  use of Dr. 'Williams' Pink  Pills."  These Pills are sold by all medicine  dealers or you can get, them by mail  at 00 cents a box or six boxes for .-J>2.!i0  from The Dr. Williams' Medicine Co.,  Brockville, Out.  STRUGGLING  SINGERS.  A Great Army  of Vocalists Eager  For  Engagements.  At present there are not as many  Americans ns usual iu Milauo���������-possibly the late crisis may have something  to do with tho slate of affairs���������but the  city is flooded with Russians, eager to  obtain n chance to appear on the  boards and willing to pay well for an  engagement lasting off and on for six  months, a year .or even two for the  sake of experience.  In Milan, the commercial center of  music, all engagements are* made  through ngenls, of whom there are  from seventy-five to a hundred. Most  of these publish a long list of their  clients, and it Is seldom that the same  name appears in two different lists.  Thc one now before me���������one of the  best���������gives the names of 933 artists.  These may be divided bito three class-  its: (a) Those who do not desire an  engagement, having a long contract  (among these are the names of Caruso,  Tetrazzlnl, Akin. Bond nnd others  ���������equally well known); (b) those having  short engagements, ending In a month  or two, and (c) those who have nothing to do.  Remember, this is only one list, that  It mentions only tried artists and thnt  behind these is nn army of singers  who,have studied from two to three  years nnd are eager for an engagement; that foreigners do not have an  equal chance with natives, and one has  little iden of (he dKIicullibs a beginner and a foreigner lias (o encounter.  Caruso with his beautiful voice was  floating about Italy for eight years,  Bind to got n chance lo sing now nnd  then in little theaters at $1 a night,  and.it was not until he was fortunate  enough lo get a contract for South  America that he became famous.  North and South America taught Italy  to value him. Another groat artist,  now singing in New York, almost  starved in Milan. Time after time he  tempted fate in little towns, only to  be "protested," until outside of Italy  a queen admired his voice and his fortune was made.  If ono has tlie divine spark and is  willing to sacrifice everything for his  'art lot him go into the battle an "enfant perdu," knowing all its perils.  But young girls and boys should not  be allowed to rush into the fray,  thinking it a frolic���������Emit Bridges in  Musical America.  Duchess Versus Lord Chancellor.  The English House of Lords hag  never been particularly kind to its  fair visitors. Long- ago, in the days  when duchesses sold their kisses for  votes, the House of Lord9 forbade  them to enter, S"nd a battle royal ensued between the ladies and the  peers. The Lord Chancellor had  sworn that be would not let them in,  and the Duchess of Queensberry had  sworn that ladies should come in.  "This being reported," we read in an  old diary, ��������� "the peers resolved to  starve them out. An order was made  that the doors should not be opened  till thoy had raised their siege."  These amazons now showed themselves qualified for 'the duty even of  foot soldiers. They stood there till 5  in the afternoon without either sustenance or intermission, every now  and then playing volleys of thumps,  kicks and raps against the door with  so much violence that the speakers  in the House were scarcely heard. At'  last by strategy worthy' of a general  the ladies "all rushed in and placed  themselves in the front "row of the  gallery," where they remained till an  hour before midnight, applauding or  hissing to their hearts' content.  .  Minard's   Liniment  Cures   Burns, etc.  New Artificial Stone.  According to the Denver Post, a marble-like material, declared to be a great  advance over other artificial stone, Is  now made1 from thc waste slag of blast  furnaces mixed wllh a little lime. The  slag is crushed and powdered; one-seventh part of quicklime Is ndded, nnd  the mass, made Into a paste with water, is pressed into molds of metal.  Tho blocks so formed on drying have  the consistency of chalk. They nre  placed in Iron cyliudcrs from which  the air is pumped out nnd thou replaced with carbonic acid, nnd after  a few days in this gas the hydrate of  lime becomes enrbonnted, binding the  mass into a rock of great hardness.  The finished stone takea ; high polish.  Lost-Energy  Restored by Psychine.  Mr. Geo. Pratt,'��������� of Ciarkson, Ont.,  says: " Four years ago my son Wilbert  was so run down, thin and emaciated,  that we thought he was going into a decline and feared he would never pull  through th: severe cold.of the winter  months. The boy hid no appetite\and  seemed to have lost all energy and interest in life. He was altogether in terribly  bad shape. His condition caused us the  gravest anxiety.  "Fortunately I procured PSYCHINE  for him and this soon gave him a,new  lease of life.. It is really remarkable how  rapidly this splendid medicine brought  about a change. After taking one or two  bottles he was hardly recognizable as the  same youth. PSYCHINE effected a  speedy cure and he was soon able to work  about on the farm again. To-day he Ib a  robustyoung fellow, andif anything, Jtronjer  than ins brothers. Nothing in the way of  hard work aoeun to alfect him. I cannot  speak too highly of PSYCHINE. It certainly  saved our boy aud made a man of him.-' -  Prevents the'children taking cold,wards  off that terrible malady La Grippe and  completely fortifies them against disease.  It should always be us:d for colds, a  grippe, we.riness, loss of appetite, etc.  Send to Dr. T. A. SLOCUM, Limited,  Spa Jina Ave., Toronto. Sold by all druggists and dealers, 50c and $ 1 .OO.  Two small boys had si rayed in the]  inuminv  room  of a certain museum. ;  An Unfortunate Possession.  "Since Billlnger bought his now fur  lined overcoat he doesn't dare to cut  ut the cheaper restaurants, and he  can't afford to cat at the dearer ones."  "Yes."  "And he's grown so thin that the  coat doesn't fit him any better than n  horse blanket fits a clothes prop."-  Cleveland l'hiin Dealer.  M. QUAD.  From Bad to Worse.  Tonidix���������They say old Gotrox had a  lot of trouble getting that homely  daughter of his off his hands.  Hojas���������Yes, but his troubles are  even greater now.  Tonidix���������How is that?  Hojax���������He has to keep that homely  daughter's husband ou his feet.���������Chicago News.  The New Financial Game.  "William Bayard Hale, who has got  more fame by   suppressing an interview than lie ever got by printing one,  is  a caustic, sarcastic  man,"  said  a  j magazine editor.  |    "I once heard Hale speak at a bank-  i ers'  Christmas   banquet.    He always   j speaks  well  because  ho is a clergy-  Thc Best Liver Pill.���������Tlio aclion of j ������"���������������������������   ������������e pnrt of his speech I'll never  the   liver   is   easily   disarranged.    A i  sudden  chill,  undue exposure to  the i  ,    "Wot's   those?"   said   ono.  ."Thon's guys wot's bin dead a long  ' time."   answered   the   other.  "And   wot's   them   letters,  B.C.   M.  1 over the guy in the coiner " !  "Guess that's tho number of tlie  automobile wot run over the poor  bloke."���������Bohemian. Magazine.  elements,    over-indulgence    in    some  favorite food, excess in drinking, are  a few of the causes.     But whatever  may  he the cause,  Pannoleo's Vegetable Pills can be relied upon.as tIio;  best corrective  that  can    be*-' taken.,'  They are the leading liver pills  and '  they  have no^superhrs  among such ���������  preparations. .     " j  forget.   It bore on Christmas games.  " 'There is one Christmas game,' he  said, 'that has become very popular,  especially in banking circles. It resembles hide nnd seek. You piny It as  follows: A cashier or president takes  all the institution's money and runs  'and hides. Detectives swarm out to  find him. If they succeed he comes  home with them and has to pay a forfeit.' "  Walking leisurely around the I  Egyptian Spinx the traveller from .  America inspected it from all points:  of view,  "It's a shame." he exclaimed,  "lo  leave the thing in that shape.    If  I  had  it  out  in  Chicago   1  could  clap !  a good  cement nose on that face so .  it would make its head swim I" ,  Chicago Tribune. ;  quio!-*  The Duck���������Dod gast the silly idiots!  If they don't stop throwing those life  preservers they'll hit and kill me yet.  ���������Harper's Weekly.  Eating Up Principal and Interest.  -New York Herald.  A Somnambulist.  One day an Irishman was asked to  come to work an hour earlier than  usual. This he promised to do. Next  morning he was an hour late.  "Sure, sor, I should have been no  good If Oi'd come, as I wns fnst  nsleep," be explained. ��������� Browning's  Magazine.  An Unsatisfactory Transaction.  "So you braced up and asked that  man to pay the money he had borrowed?"  "I did," answered the diffident person.  "With what result ?"  "In addition to going without the  money, I was compelled to apologize."  ���������Pittsburg Post.  Repeat  -"Shiloh's Cure will always  cure   my   coughs   and   colds.".  "Those new neighbors of ours are  a puzzle."  "How  so?"  "Well, a young man calls-at ���������their  house about twice a week, and I  can't quite make out whether he  calls to see the young lady there or  is just trying to collect a bill."���������Chicago Tribune.  "John" Fully Americanized.  "Here is the badge of the complete  Americanizing of a Chinaman," said a  drug clerk who was putting up a box  of quinine capsules. "Most Chinese  nre slow about forswearing oriental  drugs and quackery. Many of them  live here for years before they can be  tempted to sample occidental medicines, and some of them live and die  without making the experiment. In  fact, when a Chinaman turns cosmopolitan taking American medicines is  his final accomplishment. But when  he does get tlie medicine habit quinine  is his long suit. Whether or'not it is  good for what ails him, every Chinaman who has learned to patronize  American drug stores feeds his system  with quinine pills."���������New York Sun.  Varieties.  "Bliggins is always /talking no**  sense."  "Which kind?" asked Miss Cayenne.  "Is there more than one kind?" .  "Yes. Some men talk the kind of  nonsense that makes you laugh, and  others talk the kind that makes you  "���������ae! sorry for them."��������� Washington Star.  BPRONOUNCtO   SI-KEEN]  Thf GREATEST OF TONICS FOR M ALTO AUD I  Repeat it:���������"Shiloh's Cure will  always cure my coughs and colds."  "Judgiii* from the price ye charged  me, neighbor, ye put three gallon uv  in'lasses in a two-gallon jug. Naow  I ain't b'grudgin' the money, but 1  don't cal-lato tor hev the jug stretched."���������Judge.  Bicklo's Aiiti-Consuniptive Syrup is  nn unparalleled remedy for colds,  coughs, influenza and diseases of the  throat and lung.-*. The fame of the  medicine rests upon years of successful use in eradicating those affections,  and in protecting mankind from the  fatal lavages of consumption, and as  a neglected cold leads to consumption,  one cannot be too careful to fight it  in its early stages; Bicklu's Syrup  is the weapon, use it.  Every time a girl wants to find  anything in her top bureau drawer she  gets a. stick and stirs everything in  the drawer 'round. If what "she is  looking for doesn't come to the surface, then she is satisfied it isn't  there.���������Atchison Globe.  What Men Reject.'  A man wns buying a tie and carefully laid aside one or two ns not  worthy of consideration. The- salesman picked out one of the rejects and  placed it in a separate box," which  prompted the buyer to ask if it had  been placed with .those he was looking,  at by mistake.      ��������� . '������������������  "Oil., no," was the response, "but  wo have orders when five or six men  turn down a tie as they look over a  box to take it and-lay it aside."  "Then what becomes of it."  "We sell them to women who come  in here to buy ties for men."  Corns cause much suffering, but  Holloway's Corn Cure offers a speedy,  sure,  anil, satisfactory  relief.  Civil Service In England and America.  The...difforence   between   the   civil  service  examination   in   England, and  in  America- is  Important- and  to the  advantage   of  (he   English.     In- the  United States the' object is almost entirely  to  discover  the immediate flt*^.  ness of the" candidates'for thc  work -  they are expected ..to do.- In-.England /  the objecr In most cases-is to .measure  what their ability to do the work will  be after they have learned it.���������From  "The Government of England," by A.  Lawrence Lowell. ���������-  I H WANTED.���������SOUTH AFRICAN VOLUNTEER  BOUNTY  LAND  CERTIFICATES. ''  If  you  wish   to   sell  your  scrip   for cash,    write  A.    D.    SPROULE,  P. O.    Box    3048. Winnipeg,   Man.  iiuiwiuiiiaw  The  Way  It  Worked.  "Skinem always boasted that when  he   married   lie  would   get a   woman  that could work."  "Does his wife., work?" ���������.  "Well, you just ought to see the way  she works him."���������Baltimore American.  Minard's  Liniment Co.,. Limited.  fifintlemcn,��������� Theodore Dorais. ;, ;  customer of mine, was completely cur- !  od of rheumatism after five years of j  suffering, by the' judicious 'use of I  MINARD'S  LI.MMKNT. |  ��������� The above facts can br> verified by!  writing to him, to the Parish I'rics'l ;  or any of his neighbors. j  A. COTK. Merchant.   '!  St. Isidore, Quo., I2lh May, '<I3.  Hurried Call to Arms.  Like a Hash of lightning from a clear  sky came the proposal.  "You take me by surprise," she exclaimed, sparring for time.  "It doesn't matter how I take you,"  he rejoined, "just so I get you."  He was a man of dollars, and she  proved that she was a maid of sense  by letting it go nt thnt.���������Detroit Tribune.  The man who condones a neighbor's';  sin is often preparing his own repenl-  ance  in  advance.���������Smart   S'l.  Big  Pensions.  The biggest annual pension that is  paid in any part of tlio world is $95,-  000. The Duke of Richmond Is the  recipient of this vast annuity, which  Is perpetual, passing from son to son."  The pension was granted 300 years  ago by 'Charles II.  Taking, .tlie annual payment on account of pensions at tlie present time,  Earl Nelson is in receipt of the highest outside the royal annuities���������viz,  $2."),000 per annum, payable in perpetuity to-all-ami'every one of the heirs  male to whom the title of Earl Nelson  shall descend.  The Duke of Wellington's annual  pension of $20,000 is for life, and Lord  Rodney's pension of $10,000 Is, like  that of Earl Nelson, perpetual.  LONG  FEASTS.  Made a Hit.  Miss Sue Brctte���������And you say he  took aim and threw an egg at you?  Foote Lighte-He did.  "Was it bad?"  "The egg wns, but the aim was not."  ���������Yonker's Statesman.  The Saddest Words.  Said a poet to an unfortunate speculator, "Don't you think that lhe opening lines of Tennyson's little poem,  'Break, break, break,' are plaintive  and sad?"  "Yes," was the melancholy reply,  "but I think that 'broke, broke, broke/  is a good deal sadder."���������Current Literature.  Mild. !  "How's the weather  been in your  town lately?" j  "Why, wc haven't even been cussln' j  the gas grates tho last two weeks."��������� ;  Kansas City Times. I  The Stylo.  He's fifty, and  He's broad and fat,  But wearu a. dinky  Little hat.  You know, tho green  And cocky kind,  With a cuto llttlo  Bow behind.  And ho Is not   .   .  Alono In-that  He llkos the dinky  Llttlo hat.        #  ��������� Tho world Bcomn to  Bo stuck on green,  And thooo liatu dot  Each street and ncono.  I'll havo to pet  One of that kind,  But diini Unit  Utile l>ow lichind!  .Jtliil/1   MnrMmai- LOWlB In HoUStOII  POflt.  Not Explicit.  "Heincmbcr," wrote the Instructor of  the .correspondence school of journalism, "to write only on one side of the  paper."  Aud by return mall came llie following inquiry from tbe new pupil:  "Which side shall I write on?*'���������  Judge.  A Doubtful Epigram.  "Kind hearts nre more than coronets," said the young limn who quotes  poetry.  "PcrluipH," answered Miss Cayenne,  '���������but you don't lind kind hearts figuring In the same class with coronets In  the matrimonial news,"���������Washington  Stnr.  Minard's Liniment for sale everywhere  The  Eternal   Feminine.  A photographer was called upon nol  long ago to make some pictures of an  eld lady of seventy years or so. but of  surprising agility nnd qui- kness of perception. The picture man was there-  fore somewhat surprised to find thnt  no words of address could induce the  old lady lo speak until nflcr the operation wns completed. Then she put her  lingers Into her mouth, whence she  withdrew several wads of paper.  "You wouldn't linvi- me photographed Willi my cheeks fulling In. would  you?" she nsked lhe photographer. "I  Just stuffed some pnper 'i my mouth to  fill out."  . '^i/ii4ii"(ii*ci*V':s>i  Facts In the Case.  Her Mother���������Mabel, dear, do you  ever feci timid about asking your husband for money?  Tho Brldc-No, li-'eed, miuuina, but  ho scem.'i lo be ralher rJuiid nbout giving It to inc.���������Chicago News).  W.   N.   U.   No.  732.  One Chinese Dinner and. a Couple of  Eskimo Banquets.  Mr. Ward, the American envoy to  China, who tried to secure nn interview with tho emperor, Ilicng Fung, in  lSr>9, tells how he was entertained at  dinner that lasted from noon one day  until 0 o'clock on the evening of thc  day following. The total number ot  courses Is not given, but Ward mentions thnt ho lind to give In after partaking of 138 different dishes, "whereupon his hosts wondered greatly"���������presumably at his. abstemiousness.  Trobably, however, the Eskimo banquets Inst longer'than any others and  tho quantity of food swallowed Is also  proportionately greater. Ross records  that seven of his party of natives once  nte continuously for thirty-three hours-  during which lime they consumed 200  pounds of seal meat. Europeans exposed to the snmc cllmntlc conditions  net In much the same wny. Cnptuin  Scott of lhe Discovery on his return  from his long sledge journey over the  Inlnnd Ice of the nntnrctlc continent  did nothing but eat nnd sloop for the  space of throe days mid nights, nnd  oven then ho wns si 111 hungry.  Commander Peary nnd his party, reluming fnniliihed from their futile  dash for the pole In 1000, slaughtered  a herd of seven musk oxen on Ilnzen  Island, off the extreme north of Green-  kind. For two days nnd nights llierc-  nftcr thoy crouched Inside their snow  huts, eating continuously, and when  they had finished the pile oC bones  outside vrau "us high us o tall man's  chin."  aturai  Inward" cleansing is JS necessary as outward bathing. To keep the  bowels free and regular is of even greater importance than to keep  the skin-pores from becoming clogged. The neglect of either invites disease. Everyone needs a natural laxative occasionally,-to  free the bowels of accumulated impurities    For this purpose take  the greatest boon ever offered to those who suffer from the ills  that follow constipation. For over fifty years Beecham's Pills have  been famous as a Stomach corrective, a Liver regulator and Bowel  laxative. They never gripe nor cause pain. Powerful purgatives  arc dangerous. _ Avoid them. Use Beecham's Pills. They give relief without doing violence to any organ,- Their action is in harmony with physical laws. Take them regularly and the necessity  for their use becomes less frequent. They are a natural laxative  end a positive cure for Constipation, Biliousness, Indigestion, Sick  Headache and Dyspepsia.  Prepared only by tbe Proprietor, Thomas Beecham, St. Helens, Lancatblre, En**;.  Sold everywhere In Canada and U. S. America.   In boxei as cents.  ALWAYS,  EVERYWHERE    IN    CANADA,  ASK   FOR  Eddy's Matchos have hailed from Hull since 1851���������and these 67  /ears of Constant Bettermenthave resulted in Eddy's Matches  reaching   a   Height   of   Perfection attninod by No Others  Sold   arid   used   everywhere   in  Canada.  mmsamiwsssm  '������  il  III  1  '���������<!  rt  ������lrl  '���������A  ���������a  I  A i \m\/s  THE    LEDGE>    GREENWOOm  "���������WM^MMMC,S^^':^^"3  NEGLECTED SCALD CAUSED  MTHiOF AGONY.  Spent Dollars in  vain but Zam-Buk  Cured1 Her.  Following'we give, the testimony-of  a lady .who if she had known of Zani-  Buk earlier would have been saved  nine weeks of agony.  Mrs. Frederick Bryant, of 169 Railway Avenue, Stratford, Ont., -'says :���������  ,   '.T scalded my foot' while preparing  /   supper.   Next day .the skin, came oft'  and my foot was in .a serious condition.    I could not wenr my shoe and  had to lily up for nine weeks.    Dur-  '   ing this time J used dozens of salves  but none did any"good,   in fact the  wound developed into a running sore.  -   I got no rest day or night   from the  pain!   At this point a supply of Zani-  Buk was obtained and a few applications had  immediate effect in soothing the pain and irritation:'   A small  supply proved sufficient to heal the  scald, although I had;spent dollars in  other-remedies. - New "skin has now  formed nicely over the open sore.    '  "Zam-Buk  is  the    most, wonderful  ..   and effective'remedy I   "Havo    used,  and I advise others to use it.'"  Zam-Buk is equally effective in curing burns'. - Mr. Geo. Gilmore, c.are-  ���������taker of the E. Clements Block; Win-  'nipeg, testifies as ..follows:���������"! sus-  ' taincd a series of bad burns while  attending to the large furnace which  heats the buildings. One burn on my  wrist was particularly bad and gave  ! me great pain. I applied .some J-Jhiii-  Buk, and in forty-eight hours all that,  remained of the burn was a slight  scar. Zam-Buk- seenied to take the  pain away like magic. It is a splendid balm to keep handy, its healing  powers being simply marvellous."  There is nothing to equal Zam-Buk  ns a family balm. Its uses are so  wide. It has been proved a sure cm*  for eczema, ringworm, ulcers, ��������� abscesses, piles,' bad leg, suppurating  wounds, cuts, bruises, chapped hands,  cold cracks, and all skin injuries .and  diseases. Rubbed well into thc part  affected it cures rheumatism, sciatica,  neuralgia, etc. All druggists and  stores sell at 50c. per box; or post  free -from Zam-Buk Co., Toronto, on  receipt of price. ;  His Reply.  I was travelling from Inverness to  London, and my only companion in  " the third-class compartment was an  elderly Highlander, who sat in a  corner with his plaid wrapped'round  .him* and an expression of supreme  content on his countenance, only  stirring occasionally for the purpose  of -taking a swig at his whiskey  flask. Not a word wns passed for  some two hours, and then, tiring of  the monotony, I ventured to suggest: "This is- a very .fatiguing  journey." "Ay, and so it ocht to  be," was the reply. ' 'Two- poon's  twa shillin's and snxponce ."  ABOUT TABLE LINEN.  Comfort for the Dyspeptic���������There is  no ailment so harassing and exhausting us dyspepsia, which arises, from  defective action of tlie stomach and  liver, and the victim of it is .to be  pitied. -Yet he can find ready relief  in Parmelee's Vegetable Pills, a preparation that has established itself by  years of effective use. There are  pills that are widely advertised as'the  .greatest ever compounded, but not  .one-'of them can rank*, in-value with  Parmelee's.       .     ������ . ~   _  How  to   Select  the' Most  Economical  Len0ths, -  In selecting. tablecloths it Js more  satisfactory to get the seventy-two  inch width, which-gives'a gen'erous  frill' of sixteen Inches or so at the  sides, which. dresses a table better  than the narrower widths. Two and  one-half yards Is a very good measure  for general use, a very convenient size  for a,small company requiring nn extra leaf. Three and one-half yards are  required for an extended .tabic, to  drape over the ends and correspond  with the sides.  In hemming tablecloths n double  hemstitch nbove an inch and a' half  wide'hem makes a very fine finish.  The ends must be cut by the thread to  make the-hem true. With napkins to  correspond and finished in the same  way this makes a very fine table set  If the linen is fine nnd heavy, with a  pretty pattern. If the hemstitch is  thought to be too elaborate, the-so  called ��������� French hem ot tlie ends does  very nicely. Turning a half inch hem  neatly and folding back, sew a fine  over and over stitch.  The care of table linen Is of greal  Importance If one would have tho table arrayed nt Its best. There niust  be a pure white cloth without blemish  or"wrInklo, wllh sniiny finish and with  as few folds ns possible. A very good  wny to wash napkins nnd tablecloths  for this effect Is 'to first pour slowly a  stream of boiling water over stains  and then let them soak In a good suds  ���������nindu with white laundry soap for nn  hour, then lightly rub out nnd just  scald in clear soft water, rinse in n  light bluing water and during the  whole process wring by hand Instead  of by, wringer to avoid the wrinkles  thnt nre so hard to press out. Do not  starch; stretch evenly and hang  straight on the line to dry.  In ironing the-linen must bo evenly  nnd very well dampened. Fold tbe  tablecloth from side to side just once  and press dry from end to end on both  sides. This will give the satin finish.  Fold together sidewise once more and  press both sides carefully, then fold  .lengthwise as little as possible to lay  In your sideboard drawer for linen  To avoid the least folds some get  boards, such as are used for dress  goods, and wind their long tablecloths  smoothly over them, giving them the  appearance of new linen, says the  Housekeeper.  "Have your poems been road    by ���������  many people ?" j  "Certainly��������� about twenty publish-;  ���������ers   that  I  know  of." ���������  Fliegendi;  Blaetter.  State of Ohio, City of Toledo, >  Lucas County. 5    '  Frank J. Cheney makes oath that  he is senior partner of tlie firm of F.  J. Cheney & Co., doing business in  the City of Toledo, County and Stati.  aforesaid, and that said firm will pa>  the sum of ONE HUNDRED DOLLARS for each and every case of Catarrh that cannot be cured by the usi  of Hall's Catarrh Cure.  ��������� FRANK J. CHENEY.  Sworn to before me and subscribed  in my presence, this 6th day of December, A.D. 188C.  A.  W. GLEASON,  (Seal.)      ��������� Notary Public  Hall's Catarrh Cure is taken internally, and acts directly on the blooa  and mucous surfaces of tho system  Send for testimonials free.  F. J. Cheney & Co., Toledo, 0.  -    Sold by all Druggists, 75c.  Take Hall's Family Pills for constipation.  "Was it a nice party?" asked Mrs.  Whifet, when her daughter returned  at "3 a.m. from Mrs. Struggle's at-  home.  "No! Awful, awful, ma! The  chicken salad was made of veal.  Thero was a lot of queer sticks  there. Nobody was dressed decent.  There were no oysters, the champagne gave out, and some idiot walked  up the back breadth of my dress as  far as the waist, and then the only  stopped because he was too slup'il  to climp."���������Philadelphia Inquirer.  Minard's Liniment relieves Neuralgia  He had waited long years to marry  her, waited till her rich old uncle's  death had paved the way.  "And do you still love mo?" she  nsked anxiously.  "My darling," he reassured- her,  "you nre worth your wait in gold."  Of   course   this   was   spoken,     not  written, so the  fine distinction  was  not apparent to her.���������New York Tri  hune.  Homemade Lamp Shades.  Charmingly dainty lamp shades may  be made at small expense if a girl has  any knowledge of working with water  colors. Even with tracing paper and  a pencil decidedly pretty Japanese effects may be secured. For a foundation wire frames of various shapes can  be purchased, but if stiff paper is lo  be used as a covering the simple,  straight shades are best. When covering either frame, at the top should  be tacked a piece of asbestus that is  at least two Inches deep. This will entirely prevent the paper from burning.  If the paper" is to be painted the  easiest method will be to cut a pattern  and lay this on rough white water  color paper. When the exact size has  been determined tlie stiff paper should  be neatly pasted at (he two edges and  held In place over the frame until it  has "set:" White cotton thread and  a few stitches are the easiest and firmest way of attaching it to the frame  at top and bottom.  This done, the background is ready  for decoration. What this shall be depends upon the individual skill or desire. Medallions, heads set Into little  backgrounds of color and framed with  fine lines of gilt and silver, are always  charming. The frame effect may be  joined by tying bowknots together at  the top, so that little medallions seem  to be suspended by ribbons of gbia or  a color. Large birds, such as storks,  are most decorative and when done in  a flight are not difficult. Flowers and  rural scenes of various kinds may be  used.  It is sometimes possible to find beautiful photographs, and with these, unmounted, novel effects can be made.  They may be placed on the paper in a  line or irregularly, cutting out the  background. This renders the pictures  transparent when the light is waning.  They should be neatly pasted on, first  trimming the paper edge in scallops or  points to make a finished frame. If  one does not wish to do this, a design  may be done with a paint brush in  such manner as to simulate a frame.  One who cannot use brushes will find  that gilt and silver headings in the  fancy paper departments are very pretty and not hard to put on. These  "frame effects" may become most elaborate by pasting on different decorations.  ETIQUETTE.  The Family  Physician  The best medicines in the  world cannot take the place of  the family physician. Consult  him early when taken ill. If  the trouble is with your  throat, bronchial tubes, or  lungs, ask him about taking  Ayer's Cherry Pectoral. Then  take it or not, as he says.  We> publi.n our formula.  Wt> banl.h aloohol  from our medlolna.  Wo urtra* ten lo  ooniult jrouf  doctor  Bilious attacks, sick-headaches, indlgei-  tion, constipation, dizzy spells ���������these  are tome of the results of an inactive  liver. Ask your doctor If he endorses  Ayer'i Pills in these case*. The dose  It small, one pill at bedtime.  c=>������MU b/ Uw J. 0. i/w Co., knli, K.un���������  An Old Fashioned Man Frees His Mind  About Its Absurdities.  ���������'Whether to eat fish with a fish  knife and fork or a fork aud a bit of  bread, whether to serve champagne in  a tumbler or a goblet���������It is quite absurd to regard ono of those courses as  right and the other as wrong and to  admire or despise a person accordingly. The average rule of etiquette has  nothing to do with courtesy, with  good breeding, and It Is no criterion  of courtesy or of good breeding."  The speaker, an old fashioned gentleman from the country, knotted the  ends of his napkin more firmly about  his neck.  "Smile at me, nephews and nieces,"  he resumed, "because I tuck my napkin under my chin. Yet why should  I spoil my black broadcloth cont with  turkey stains or smears of eraubcrry  snuce? It is a rule of etiquette, you  say, that the nnpklu may only be  -placed across the knee-nu absurd,  ephemeral rulol  "It was a rule of etiquette In France  during tho reign of 'Le Kol Soldi,' the  great Louis XIV., that when the king  visited n sick subject tho king, too,  must He down In a bed, on the ground  that It would never do for a subject  to maintain a moro Informal attitude  than his master during the 'audience.  Louis XIV., visiting the Marshal do  Villnrs after Mnlplaqiict, lay In a bed  besldo tho suffering soldier In thnt  mf.'s  "Bohold tho absurdities of etiquette  lind lot mo do with wv napkin what I  UleaM,"  IT COSTS YOU NOTHING  TO TRYC1N PILLS  Write for Sample Box, Free i!  You Mention this Paper.  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Dept.N.U.,Nutional Drug & Chemical Co;, Limited, Toronto. 113  Sheer-Luck Blake.  The modern Sexton Moke climbed  through the kitchen window, followed  by his faithful ally, iiuiiuy���������or was it  Watson?  "Ah," exclaimed Blake, surveying  the surroundings, "1 find that his wife  Is away!"  "And how long has she been away?"  asked his ally.  "Exactly thirty days."*  "And how on earth are you able to  tell that?" ~  "My dear fellow, by the unwashed  dishes and cups and saucers. There  are ninety of each in all, which shows  that he has used three a day for thirty  days nnd left them for her to wash  when she comes home���������same as we all  do. Simplest thing in the world, my  dear fellow; simplest thiug in the  world!"  Repeat  it: ���������"Shiloh's Cure will always  cure   my   coughs   and   colds."  A Canine Aetor.  In those days (in 1870) I was always  accompanied by a favorite and beautiful old collie called Smut, which I  took to rehearsals. It followed me  everywhere, even "on the stage during  the actual'performance of tbe play.  Night after night Smut performed his  part in an admirable and irreproachable manner, lying down at my feet  while I sat under a tree taking part in  a dialogue with one of the characters.  On a hot, sultry night in July, however (for the play enjoyed an exceptionally long run). Smut became bored,  thinking, no doubt, that the play had  had its day and that it was now the  dog's turn. He advanced quite quietly  to the center of the stage with nn almost managerial sense of his own importance, sat down in a dignified manner on his haunches and yawned in  full view of the audience with the sublime indifference of a dramatic critic.  The audience were naturally amused.  Encouraged by the success of his un- j  conscious efforts, Smut went from bad  to worse by'snapping up a passing fly, <  which he swallowed with the enjoy- j  ment of a gourmet, inevitably spoiling i  the quiet scene on which we were en- j  gaged. ��������� ',  This terminated his engagement as ,  an actor.���������John Hare in Strand Mag-'  azine.          -   : .1  Treasury Note Plates.  The plates used in printing treasury  notes contain four notes, and to distinguish one note from the other they  each have engraved on the face separate check letters, A, B, C, D, and If  you will examine the check letter you  will find printed near it a number  which Is used by the bureau for identification and by means of which can  be ascertained a complete history ol  the plate used In printing the same,  by whom engraved, printed, etc. At  present you will find a number in excels of 4.800 on tbe one dollar silver  certificate notes. This signifies that-  4,S00 plates have been used thus far  In printing this denomination.���������National Muguzinft  A FLAW IN THE LENS.  The Loss of Time and Money Involved  In This Scientific Tragedy.  Probably few persons took much Interest in the announcement that a flaw  had'been discovered In the great 100  inch lens for the Mount:Wilson reflecting telescope. To scientific men this  was,no less than a tragedy, since it  means an expense of $50,000 and a do-  lay of a year, with the possibility that  the second effort will be no more successful.  It is' doubtful if many persons ever  saw a reflecting telescope.   When the  term telescope is used  we naturally  think of an instrument with n long  "barrel" and lenses at each end. These  are the most common, but are not in  many cases  the . most  useful.    They  have defects which cannot be remedied  in our present state of knowledge, aud  they have limitations put upon them  by nature whieli perhaps rany never be  ' overcome. But the^reflectlng telescope,  1 consisting of a single lens placed hori-  1 zontally and without any "barrel," is  [ In many respects the more useful in-  ' strument for astronomers, although it  : also has Its drawbacks.  J    In tills instrument the light fulls dl-  ' rectly on the lens nnd is reflected back  ! to n focal point, which is distant from  ! the lens according to its diameter.   It  1 is open to the objection that the light  '��������� reflected back Interferes with the fall-  } ing rays, but Ingenuity lias overcome  i much of the disadvantage, The largest  I effective instrument of this sort is at  I the l'erkes observatory, but the one  planned  for Mount   Wilson  is to be  | more than  twice as Inrge and  much  j larger than that of Ixird ftosse, which  ' was so famous fifty years ago.  j    The difficulty in constructing a ions  more than eight feet in diameter arises  from the fact that the glass must be  absolutely flawless, or as near so as  human skill can  make it  such a lens is a long, /'xpensive and  difficult process, and many failures inevitably    result    before    success   is  achieved even for small lenses.   If the  ' 100 inch lens is finally turned out normally perfect,  we shall  have an ln-  , strument which  will  greatly add to  ��������� our knowledge of the universe about  us.   It is, an interesting fact In this  ! connection thnt for several generations  ' the   best   glass   has   been,  made   in  : France, but the best 'workmanship In  ' grinding the  lenses  is done  in   this  ' country.   The hitter work is so delicate and difficult that it requires almost a sixth sense to accomplish anything like'desirable results.-Philadel-  phia Inquirer.  Once More from  The Great West  COMES EVIDENCE OF THE GREAT  WORK     DODD'S.    KIDNEY  PILLS ARE  DOING.  Cyrille Maginel Cured of His Rheumatism and Diabetes by the old  Reliable  Kidney  Remedy.  Findlay, Man., (Special).���������Cyrille  Maginel, a well known farmer living  near here, furnishes further evidence  of the great work Dodcl's Kidney Pills  are doing in- the west.  "I suffered from Rheumatism and  Diabetes," Mr. Maginel says in telling the 'story of bis cure. "My sleep  was broken and unrefreshing, and I  was tired and nervous all the time:  I was treated by a doctor but lie failed to cure me: Reading that Dodd's  Kidney Pills, wore good for brick sediment in the urine, led mc to try them  and after using twelve boxes I am as  well as I can possibly be. '-Dodd's  Kidney Pills have matte a 'new man  mo and  I am  thankful."  Dodd's Kidney Pills are no cure-all.  They cure sick kidneys and. that is  all that is claimed for tliein.* But-  sick kidneys aro the root of numerous  diseases caused by impure blood. For  you can't have pure blood with sick  kidneys. Jt is the work of the kidneys  to strain the impurities out of the  blood. Dodd's Kidney Pills cure Diabetes because, it is a kidney disease;  they cure Rheumatism because it is'  caused by sick kidneys failing' to  strain the uric acid out of the blood.  MUSIC  HATH  CHARMS.  Pro-  Walter  Damrosch   Says   It  V/ill  serve Domestic Harmony.  Chopin's "Raindrop Prelude," weary  housewife, will prove an excellent substitute for the nagging recital of the  T  your-  husband  He was pleading his cause earnestly. "I am wealthy," he said, "and  could make ample provision for you.''  Slio nodded nnd checked one "point  off on her lingers.  "I have had experience with the  To make j world," he continued.  She checked off another point.  "f have passed the frivolous  point/' he went on, "and I have the  steadfastness, the age, and the wisdom to guard and guide you well."  He paused for nn answer.  "Tlio poinl-* you make are strong  ones," she said, "but they lead un-  di'viatingly to tlio conclusion that you  would make an excellent father "'Dime. You have all the necessary  qualifications, but just now I am  looking for a husband."���������New York  Tribune. ���������*  Far Sounding Steamboat Whistle.  What kind of sound travels farthest?  A discussion of that question the other  evening resulted in n unanimous verdict finally being returned in favor of  the steamboat whistle, oiie'instanco being given by a man from western Kentucky who had hoard a steamboat on  the Ohio whistling for a landing when  he was eighteen miles away from tho  river." The deep, resonant tones-of the j  steamboat whistle seem to make the j  air vibrate as  nothing else can.    In j  that respect it is like mnny pipe or- ;  gans in churches, the lower tones of I  It Bids Pain Begone.���������When neuralgia racks the nerves or lumbago cripples the back is the time to test the  virtues of Dr. Thomas' Eclcctric Oil.  Well rubbed in it will still the pain  and produce a sensation of ease and  rest. There is nothing like it a.s a  liniment for its curative properties  are great. A trial of it will establish  faith in it.  "It's ensy to settle lot-line disputes."  "How so?"  "Just, watch -how closely a man  draws the line when he's shovelling  the snow off his sidewalk."���������Detroit  Free Press.  day's   worries   when  comes home o' nights. ,,  And a little Mozart will be sire to  bring a happy smile to his face if he  has-been complaining that tho beefsteak is underdone.  And you might play Brahms to him  just, before you present the grocer's  bill. ���������     *.  Walter Damrosch, leader of the New  York Symphony orchestra,' is responsible for the new theory ��������� that "high  grade music in the family" will ward  off danger of a dismal divorce decree.  Mr. Damrosch has read, as has every  one else, .the census reports showing  thnt one out of every twelve marriages  .ends in the divorce court. And as a  remedy the orchestra lender proposes  not a uniform marriage law, the elimination of the nllinlly problem or an allowance to limit a wife's possible extravagance, but simply music.  "The little love god would stny longer If he were nourished on some good  music ns well as on the price of bacon  nnd eggs," says Mr. Damrosch.  lie not only maintains that music  has charms to soother but the rest of it..  He adds that It furnishes n peaceful  topic of con versa tion, leads the harried thoughts of husband and wife to-  wnrd high ideals (as opposed to the  aforementioned price of ' bacon and  eggs) and keeps the fire of family affection burning brightly and warmly  on the domestic hearthstone.  Continuing, Mr. Damrosch explains:  "There is more domestic discord in  thc American home (ban in that of  any other country on lhe globe, and I*  believe it is because there is not  enough cultivation of the finer things  of life. There is little family music  or art of any kind.' aiid"there is small  wonder that elements of discord enter  when there is nothing more diverting  than calculation on the cost of* butter,  eggs nnd bacon."  meets you half-way���������does  all your work in' half the  time and at half the cost of  other soaps. y ". ���������.-'".'-.  Sunlight Soap���������absolutely '  pure���������saves clothes from injury���������hands from roughness-  life froai   /""V. drudgery.  bWiS^iltWiilSI  BORDERS ON  CURTAINS.  As Requested.  An ofliciiil of thc Superior Court of  Cook County, 111., which has jurisdiction in the mutter of .the naturalization of foreigners, lolls the' following :���������  "In October liiht a man named  August ITulzbergcr took out his first  papers. As he was about to loava  the court-room he was observed to  scan very closely the official envelope  in whieli had been enclosed the doou-  ment that was to assist in his naturalization.  "In a few days August turned up  again. Presenting himself to the  clerk of the'court, he bestowed upon  that dignitary a broad Teutonic  smile, saving :  '��������� 'Veil, here I vos.'  " 'Pleased to see - you, I'm sure,'  said the clerk, with polite sarcasm.  'Would you mind adding who you  are and why you are here.'  "August seemed surprised. He exhibited his official envelope. 'It says,  "Rednrn in five days,"' he explained,  , 'nnd here I' vos!' " ��������� Harper's  ' Weekly.  and there is nothing better for driving worms from the system.  Tramp���������Your dog just bit a piece  of-flesh outer mc leg, mum.  Woman ��������� Glad you mentioned it  my man. I was just going to feed  him.���������Boston Transcript.    ' *  KEEP CHILDREN WELL  u  _______ An occasional dose of gentle laxa  which make the churches throb from j tivc such as .Baby's Own Tablets will  floor to dome.   The higher notes seem'; clear thc stomach-and bowels of    I    A pleasant medicine for children is  The Foundation Color Is Usually of a , Mother  Graves'   Worm Exterminator,  Deep Tint.  There is a fashion iu decoration that  should be helpful to the woman who  must fit short curtains to new wiu-  dows.  This is the idea of having deep "decorative borders on fabrics of silid  color.    New curtains are made in this fash- \              .._.  ion and sold at expensive prices at the ',       Repeat it:���������" Shiloh's Cure will al-  shops that make a specialty of new j way3 cure my coughs and colds."    '  things. . .:    A skillful woman can accomplish the j His Majesty's inspector was telling  same result; but.^niind you, stress is ��������� tlie class in general knowledge. "Now  laid upon tlie adjective skillful. A wo- 'lads," he said gravely, "your teacher,  man who hasn't a clear idea of color , expect, has explained to you the  and who hnsu't the inborn knack of, moaning of most of the mottoes  getting things right with scissors and j which  apply  to   the  months   of  the  all  to penetrate better for short distances, \ offending matter, and will keep little  ,.,     ..     , ,   ..        i ones well and happv.   lor this rea-  while the   ower ones carry better.-Lon tne Tnb]ets smyukI be    kept   in  Louisville Courier-Journal. \ every home    Mothers have the guap.  i antce  of  a government  analyst that  j this  medicine  contains no  opiate or  harmful  drug.      Mrs  Solar System on Exhibition.  An exhibit that arouses much curios-  Geo. McLean,  ity at the American Museum of Nat- i Springfield, N. S., says:���������"! have  ular nistory. New York, is a model of j used /Baby's Own Tablets and know  the solar system, formed of electric  light bulbs moving upon almost invisible wires. This exhibit hns recently  been improved. Thc sun is now represented by an illuminated globe three  Inches in diameter. The orbits of Mercury, Venus and the earth and a part  of the orbit of Mars are included in  the large foyer on the ground floor.  Tarts of tho orbits of Jupiter and  Saturn and the remainder of that of  Mars stretch across adjoining halls.  The planets are moved along their  wire orbits from day to day and glimmer like stars in the air.���������Youth's  Companion.  them to be a cure for all the minor  ills of childhood. I recommend them  to all mothers." Sold by medicine  dealers or by mail at 25 cents a box  from The Dr. Williams' Medicine Co.,  Urockville, Ont.  "My furs are like those!" exclaimed little Louise, while walking through  the store.  "Why," exclaimed the mother,  "you have no furs of any kind'."  "Yes, 1 have," protested the child  "and they are lined with kittens, too.''  ���������Lutheran Observer.  Minard's   Liniment   Cures   Dandruff.  you  think   is   the  about      Governor  "I have taken Scott's  Emulsion for six weeks  and have found it a wonderful remedy. Before I  took the Emulsion I had no  .appetite; was weak; had  ���������: lost nearly fifty pounds of  flesh, and now I eat well  and am gaining every day.  I find Scoffs Emulsion to  be very easily digested and  a good food for all weak  people."-FLORENCE  BLEEKER, No. 1 Myrtle  Avenue, Bridgeton, N. J.  This is only one of thousands of  cases where  Gadd���������What  do  greatest      thing  Hughes?  Cad���������His inventive genius.  Gadd��������� Didn't know he had  What did he invent?  Cadd���������The   horseless   race   track-  Life.  any.  has given an appetite. It's so  easily digested that it doesn't tax  the digestive organs and they rest;  yet the body is wonderfully nourished and built up. The digestion  is improved���������then ordinary food  is sufficient.  Growing bop and girls, who need  so much food to keep them well  and strong, and also growing,  should be given a bottle of Scott's  Emulsion every few weeks. It  does wonders for them. It prevents their getting rundown and  spindly. Nothing does them so  much good,  ALT, DRUGGISTS  L������t at loml yiiu nonio lettun nnd lltrrv  turo on thin uiibjrot A 1'init Onrd, slvln������  jour nildroM and Uit> nanio of. thl������ iiaiier,  ii ���������udlolout.  SCOTT A BOWNE  126 Wellington St., W.        T.ron(a  The Key of the City.  At the finish of the Marathon at the  Olympic games in England, when the  Italian   had   fallen   and   I-Inyes,   the  American,   had    won,   several ' more  Americans came in, pretty fresh, then  some  runners  of  other  nationalities,  and  finally   an   Englishman   arrived.  The, Americans were very sore over  the treatment they had received: they  had heard nothing for days but boasts ;  that an Englishman could win the Mar- ',  athon, and  when the English ruuner I  finally did  nppear way  back  In  the j and       m        doct(jrs  ruck an Immense American,, leaning ���������    ' r   r  far out of his box, bellowed through a  megaphone:  "Welcome to our fair cIty!"-Satur* j  day Evening Post. '  needle should turu the work over to  the womau who has this power. Many  a seamstress has it whose work costs  little.  Separate borders can be bought at  the large shops with surprising ease  by the woman who knows how to root  out the artistic thing. They do not  come for curtains, as a rule, but they  serve admirably.  Tbe foundation color is usually deep  tinted, although some good patterns  can be got with the foundation in nat-!  ural crash tones. These are usually ;  the best to work on. They go so well ���������  with almost any other cover. j  Tbe designs  on  these  borders  are '  Egyptian, Byzantine or whatever name i  suits best these formal lines in vivid  colors. "'- :'  They can be put nt the sides, bot-]  torn and top of short, narrow curtains,  and one is surprised nt the effect.  They not only make an old curtain of'  use, but they give it new character and j  style. 1  year.   Thus, 'If February gives much  snow, a fine summer it doth foreshow,'  and 'In January if the sun appear,  March and April pay full dear.'   But '  | J wonder which of you can remember  i what comes in like a lion and goes  lout like a lamb?"   . ..-,-...-.  |    There was an awestruck silence for  !     few moments and then a pale-looking boy said:���������  "Please, sir, it's uur landlord when-  ho gets his arrears paid up ["���������Scottish American.  Most   Delicious  Flavor  Get  a Trial   Packet  To-day  pound  These borders can be used as a plain ..  or plaited valance.   This fashion has j j 30c' 40c* 50c*  and 60c Per  widely returned in decorating rooms. 11 At all  Grocers  and, although it keeps out light to a [ ^  certain extent, it gives finish to tbe top ,'  of tbe window. | s=;  Often the effect without a valance Is j  bare. This is especially so when the j  window jamb is deep and wide.  There is  another fashion  ten  Inch  borders  across the tops  of  windows   nnd   clown   the   sides   with !  pane curtains that are set deep in the j  window embrasure ngaiust the gtcaa.  cKENZlE'S  of  using , ^  "���������*��������� ���������Hence their treatments fail.  ! The   best   authorities  now   agree  that  A Chance  For Inventors. j  A kite Is wanted which when sent i  Into the air will  remain steady and I  restorative   treatment  such   as    Dr.  Chase's    Nerve   Food   is   the   only  rational   and   successful   means    of |  Cure. |  It is not so very many years since j  easily controllable, although the wind |<]i~s of tlic ncn7'"Tre,.nPi!'ib"t"J j  ,    ,,     ,        .  .,���������   ������       .        ���������   to  the presence of evil spirits    and  may be blowing nt   1 loon or twenty \ l     h. m��������� fr0*m mrvovai  miles nn hour, a.ul which will be enpa   (lo|.nncnt-   hnve  been    lo,(, that  bio of lifting n man weighing fourteen j t|j(jy on,y imftgilic Uiey nrc sic-K. ;  When Dr. Chase's Nerve Food wns j  first put upon  tlio market    as tho;  or fifteen stone. As a mutter of fact.  Major Dolfus of the French army Is  offering n prize of ������100 for a kite capable of lifting n man sixty foot and  remaining with him nt that height for  "an hour.���������London Captain.  The Year 1909.  This' year, 1000, corresponds with  the year. 7417-1S of the Byzantine era:  to {"���������(���������(.'!)��������� 70 of the Jewish era; to 2i!(i'J  since (he foundation of Home, accord  Ing to Vnrro; to 25(10 of the .Inpnntw  orn; to 20S." of the Olympiads (lhe llrnt  year of the six hundred nnd seventy-  second Olympiad beginning .luly 1  1900); to 1320-27 of the Mohammedan  era.  Editor and Contributor.  Clearly the editor had been in ������  bad humor, for in returning tho  regular contributor's last consignment of jokes ho had written nt the  bottom of the courteously worded rejection slip:  "Thoso are older than the English  language. They antedate the mother-  in-lrny and summer girl and with  even less excuse for being."  Tho regular contributor wrote in reply:  -'Sorry to have nfTllcled you with  Huoh ohoRtnutB. but nt. leant whet  they (rot back 'o me they were roasM  ed chflKtnutB."  only natural and effective method of  curing '���������derangements arising, from  exhausted nerves it was considered  almost revolutionary but its success  wns remarkable from the start, many  who used it being cured of such  severe forms of nervous trouble as  locomolar ataxia and partial paralysis.  Now the very best authorities  claim ns did Dr. Chnso that the only  way to cure diseases of the nerves is  to make the blood rich, red and  nutritious and to build up the wasted  nerve cells by such treatment as Dr.  Chase's Nerve Food.  Mrs. W. It. Sutherland, St. Andrews,  Man.,- writes: "In 1003 I was stricken  with "paralysis, fell helplessly to the  floor, nnd. had to bo, carried to bed.  Tlie doctors pronounced it a bad case  as I lind no power in my tongue and  left leg. For six months I lay in  that condition without benefit from  the doctor's prescriptions. My husband advised mo to try Dr. Chase's  Nerve Food and by uso ol this treatment nil tho symptoms disappeared,  I can now talk plainly, my leg is all  right and I can do all my own housework. I am grateful to be cured by  so wondorful a romedy."  Dr. Chase's Norvo Food, DO cents a  box, 6 boxes for $2.50, at all dealors  or Edmonson, Dates & Co,, Toronto.  Not That Kind of an   Indian. i  An amusing illustration of the way >  some of the New York papers sneri- '  ficc everything to the telling of a ;  pood story, was afforded by tlie Long- i  boat-Shrubb rnce. One of these jour- :  nals in describing the rnce said that  at one stage the Indian was pretty ;  well tired out and needed to be cheer- ,  od up, so Tom Flanagan brought :  Longboat's Indian bride down to the ���������  side of the track whore her husband  could see her.  The paper went on to say: "The  Indian could not understand a word  of English, nor could he understand  signs made to him by his trainers,  but tho smiles of his wife and her  ohr-oring words woke him into new  life." :  This would hnve beon tme of '  Longboat's proat-grnndfathcr, but. of ,  coiirso. he talks English and lit'lo ;  else, while his bride was a school- \  teacher bofore her marrinee a few ;  months ago.--Toronto Saturday Night  Mounted Police Travel Far.  An evidence of the extreme mcas-  ares to which the Northwest Mounted  Police will go in bringing delinquents  to justice is marked in a visit of one  of their officers to Toronto n few days  ago, to take back n horse thief.  The prisoner is Thomas H. Webb,  arrested in Owen Sound, charged with  stealing thc horse, harness and buggy  of Ernest Mnchon, a reporter on The  Calgary Herald. Serct, J. J. Wilson,  N.W.M.P., brought Webb to tho city,  and tool: him to Calgary.  The sergeant is a famous traveler  after criminals, nnd arrested the notorious train robber, Miner, whoso  oscnpc from prison has been a topio  in  Parliament   Romance,  "What do you think happened?"  "Tell it."  "Conductor saw me running after  the car, and he held It till 1 caught It  What do you think of Hint?"  "Wuut do I think of It? Why, I  think It's the most original Up I've  heard for a long time. Good work,  old inan."-Clevelund LccJer.  SELECTED  For the WEST.  BEST for the most Critical  Buyer. BEST for the Economist. The quality of your  seed ' contributes everything  to your success. Insist on  McKenzie's Seeds, grown  for the West.   Address  BRANDO?  or  WRITE    N$^M  FOR ^^LlA*-  CATALOG.  A. E. MCKENZIE CO., LTD.  GASOLINE MANTLES  Gravity  and Hollow  wire system."  State which you use.  High Grade Goods. Prices Right.  Prompt  Shipment.  GAS STOVE DEPARTMENT,  Winnipeg Elcc.  Railway Co.,  322   Main   Street. Winnipeg.  SEND   US   VO-UR  Wolves  WE   PAY   UP TO  $8.  We are specialists in Northwestern  Raw Furs and pay the highest prices  for Foxes, Lynx, Wild Cats, Badgers,  Etc.   Send for price list and ship to  M.  F.   PFAELZER  fie CO.,  6 East 12th St.,  New York.  '     ������������������ -        ���������  KEEP YOUR IGNITION RIGHT  75X nl all Gaiollnc Englno trouble*  come from poor Ignition,  Tli������ "VIM MAONETO" doei  ���������way with UatlcriM Ami c������a  he usetl nn any Engine. It  illwayi jfivcin gooil Lot ipark  Fully Guarantied��������� Agent*  Wanted.  A. R. Williams Machinery Co. Limited, Toront* SU-tt'-fSn-mrafr*** JlMUh-Aa^WI'-"***'  ;^r������^*^  I  TfiE    I.fiBCE,    GEEEHWOOa,    BRITISH    COlUMBiA.  ess  r*������ni!rsaa.,tos Kt-vn:  ������^{)?^SaWfiS9jg  Tho  nr.*irf*^t huti������l   lo the  I Inijibv inijiOH.   (One of the  8  $  *V"  -V*  'tv.ii'a  SSI  Provincial Elections Act.  eenwood fileo:oral District  S'ovtiT    ii    hereby    given    that   I  have    received   an  objection   in   wiit-  rX   '  *>���������*���������.  ".jrant ciyar?.   Droj  fi'ft me.  A, .0. JOHNSON  1'iiorf.if.Toii.  > nj.1 and t..  0  AiJ I'l.iui'iiii-.iiji:, ������.".  ASSAHiA  ������������������>*$  MoHntainecr and Koo*te-  nay {Standard Cigars.  Matte )>y  X (5. Chclin $ ���������#&��������� felsoii  KASLO  HOTEL  KASLO B. C.  Is  t*  i-nnifoi table  home  for all  -j\ ho travel to that oily.  COCKLE & PAinVOBTH.  vow  lihic ,S,cm Whoa  AT TIIK  That the person objected-to is dead ;  *?.   That thry ceased for a period of six  months  next bofore thc holding of the  Court to reside in such Electoral District;  t,.   That they arc not, under the provisions ot th:*; Act, qualified to vote ;  4.    That hu was uot so qualified  to  vote when his name  was placed ou the  *���������*"���������'! Register of YoUrs.  i    A:ru T.vkk Notice thnt at the Court  ; of Revision to be held ou thc 3rd day of  May. icpj, at the Court House in Greenwood, nt  10 o'clock, in tho forenoon, I  shall lit-ai and ili-tei.-nine  the same, and  uiiU'Sf.   yon,  nr  s-onic   other   Provincial  voter, on  your behalf, satisfies tne thnt  said objection is not well founded, I shall  .strike your mine off the said Register.  Dated this 6th day of April, 1909.  Gi:o. Cunningham,  Registrar of Voters,  for Clreenwooil J-'lecloinl District.  flray, William Henry, Greenwood, miner.  Pee, /.lines Parker, Oreenwood, miner.  Poulds, Ceo. Albeit, Greenwood,  miner.  Cam-my. Clem llarton, Deadwood, tnincr.  C'-*n:*^.\ William lv,,'ilreeiiwood,' miner.  Cray, George ilerbctt, Anaconda, clerk.  Harrington, Ftt-d V.'., Greenwood, miner,  llolden, Pcrcival, Mjilwav, gentleman,  Jcnsou, I-tinor, Pholt, provincial cous.  I.O'.Utilt, Win.   ohn.  Greenwood,  miner.  Miller, Thomas I*'., Kholt, carpenter.  Morgan, James, Oreenwood, machinist.  Mitchell, Thomas, Greenwood, miner.  .McK'imion, Daniel, Greenwood, carpenter  McMili.111. V.'illian Neil, Deadwood, miner  McNeill, James Henry, Midway, merchant  McElroy, David Lawrence,  Greenwood,  cook.  tt-  Newman, Henry M. \\\, Midway, farmer.  Sapper, Arthur 17., Oreenwood,clerk.  j Ferry, Edward, Greenwood, miner.  I Shields, Thomas, Midway, farmer.  .Sanders'.-.!, Alex., Greenwood, meat cutter  nwood, merchant  Herbert, Greenwood,  Hotel -= Balmoral  '���������.,        .       ,       ,.   . .,, ' Ahlejreeii, Samuel M., Greenwood, blnck-  ih rhonniK   the dimug  room wnl j   smith.  j-leaEO tlie ^astronomically critical. ; Albi, John, midway. hotelkcept-r.  ,iho .teds bring sweet repose, while i-*),llie.\*M,n'Edward.Oree  jh.e beyerag.** in  the bar will ap-1 '^^J^^V.  .)lease any .ordinary  human  thirst, j Augustine,   Alphas  1'iioo,    Crc-nwood,  "Miners*, irtudvcrf*, .tourists aud mil' I    surveyor's assi'tanl.  -iionaire.*- a*!ways welcome, j Alle"> J0'1"' "MotH^r I.ode, miner.  J. A. H^MASTER, Proprietor. | I'.iillic, Nicholas, Greenwood, miner.  I linker, Edward, Greenwood, miner.  ' Raker, Henry Fianns, Greenwood, mitict  llarton, Robctt, Eholt, caajicnler.  jmU'l  fieuu market Hotel  /������ the home for all tourists  and :iiilli'->naii'ei visiting New  Deliver., liritish', Columbia.  -HENBY..STEGK   PHOPR  ���������!������?.ilii*',-Li"  Nelson. R. C., ic run on (he  the American aud European  .pUn. Nothing yellow about  .the house except tho gold in  t'*c Mtfe.  spiri'  , Ikllcck,   Louis  Andrew,   Eholt,  fitter's  j    helper. ..  I Pollock, William, Greenwood, engineer  j Iiellioiitaiu, Michael, Eholt, miner.  ; Uest, John, Greenwood, miner.  ��������� Mair, Henry, Gnvnwood, miner,  ; liloor, George Henry, Eholt, car repairer.  , j liothwell, Chas. Kdw., Greenwood,miner,  j Rover, Ered, Greenwood, hotelkeeper.  ��������� I Uradlcy Fred, Greeuwood, miner,  ���������f-rriisi jp������ ww *������!������ Tl/Mtrtr*' Hroy, Chas., Boundarv Falls, smeltcraian  TReMONT HOUSE iB������������t'"'B- -Ernest. Midway, clerk.  '' : Burns George, Greenwood, miner.  1 Hums, I ohn, Greenwood, miii'-r.  1 Butler,  Albert Edwiu,  Routnt.irv  l-'alls,  j    laborer.  I Heggs,   Arthur  Wellcslcy,   Ctecnwood,  I    operator.  i neldoti, Joseph, Green wood, gentleman.  M. o      rr* . r t.      i Bnomer, Dalton Matthew, Denoro, miner.  _     ,0.1 017������     fiC     1 JTCgi 11 US   Bradbury, Horace, Greenwood, miner.  ' Burbv. Joseph Theodore, Boundary Falls,  *������������������g-J3WJ^'    ���������"-  ���������    >    ,���������acUim9t.  Tllr*    ffAftt/������H1V  ^llnnTl Bryant, Havelock, Greenwood, teamster.  JUC    HUUlVLlaj   OdlUUll j Buckley. Fred, Greeuwood, sectionmaii.  .     ,       ,    _   , , i Buxton, Clies. Edwiu, Greeuwood, miner.  haudon, li. (.., has n line 01 nerve; ,   ,        VM  ,. ..., .  ', , ��������� ; Lsrlsan, T'.loil, Midwav, section foreman.  facers un3uqwssed in any mouo- j Cnrlson; Sw(l���������' Joh])i 0^^������������������������^;  .Uiu town 01 the Great West.   A j Cessford, Albert, Denoro. engineer,  glass of tu*ua pura given free with i Chalmers, Frederick Wm., Greenwood.  rits tneuti. I ^'usholun, Rod V , Denoro, hotelkeeper.  ! Coatesm, Thomas,  Bouudary Falls, coal  miner,  i Cotiltor, Charles, Rour.dary Falls, smelter-  ,    man.  I Crawford, John Alfied, Greenwood, en-  j    gineer.  ��������� Crooley, John, Greenwood,  hotelkeeper.  Crousc, Charles M. Midway, merchant.  Curtiow, Richard, Greenwood, prospector  Cameron, Sam, Rock Creek, carpenter.  Carlson, Charles, Boundary Falls, smelter-  man.  iCIappertou, James   Boundary Falls, en-  '    gineer.  ;Conuell,J. \V. Greenwood,  Greenwood,  ;    lineman.  j Church, Win. H., Mother Lode, engineer  [Cock, David, Mother Lode, miner.  i Cookcton, Ernest, Mother Lode,  miner.  j Cooper, Richard. Mother Lode, miner,  ; Daiaiper,   Is.idore   D.   D.,   Greenwood,  ��������� machinist.  ��������� Dallas. Jnmes, Midway, hotelkeeper.  ; Davidson, Jutm-e, (ircetiwood, miner.  : I.'allnirc,  Eugune, Boundary Falls, suiel-  tcruian.  ��������� Davis, John, Anacoiid-i, smelteruiati.  j ["..Trick,  Richard, Gaccnwood, .smeltcr-  inan.  ; Dinniii, Jfihn Henry,   Boundary   Falls,  j    snielterinan.  j Dixon, Frank Alex., Gr������cnwood, laborer.  j Dow, James, Crccnwood, uxctnan.  Downey, Win., Greenwood, tailor.  1 Doyle, Wm. Samuel, Greenwood, con-  M������tel  jAleMander  PHOENIX,   B.   C.  Jd a ,00111 foj'tiible home for  the miner anil liaveler.  flood xneala und pleasant  room?. Vnyu liquors and  fragrant cigars iu the bar.  J. R, Cameron,  IiCadtng Tailjor of U1.0  Hamilton, William Henry, Greenwood,  miner.  Hanna, William, Greenwood, miner.  Han-en, Nels, Boundary Falls, fireman.  Hurris, James Anderson, Boundary Falls,  smelterman  Harritt, John Wm. Eholt.  Harfitt, Walter R., Eholt, Engineer.  Huyter. Charles Alfred, Midway, watchman.  Hein, Christ, Denoro, miner.  Henderson, George,  Greenwood, miner.  Henderson, Thomas, Greenwood,  miner.  Hickey, Pat, Greenwood, miner.  Holmes, John, Greenwood  clerk.  Hardy, Neil, Greenwood, miliar.  Hallett, Percy B��������� Greeuwoid, clerk.  Hoop, Thomas, Greenwood, mechanic.  Higgs, Ambrose,'Greenwood, miner.  Hodge, Go. T., Boundary Falls, smelterman. v  Ibison, Robert, Greenwood, miner.  Jacobs, Israel Robert, Greenwood, farmer  Jones, Robert Wallace, Greenwood, miner  Kane, Michael Henry, Greenwood, miner  Kennedy,   I'eter,  Boundary   Fulls,   carpenter.  I.eBeau, John, Eholt, carpenter.  Laf'orte, Oliver, carpenter.  Lel'au, Louis, Greenwood, carpenter.  Lennox, James, Greenwood, miner.  L.'tcey, Frederick, Boundary Falls, blacksmith.  Lnnglis, A. Douglas. Denoro, miner.  Laughlin, Robert C. S., Eholt, wiper.  Linghiter, John, Greenwood, miner,  Luddiugton, Milton, Mother I.ode, miner  LeBlac, Peter, Greenwood, ticmakerr  Loftus. Fraucis Joseph, Anaconda, lumberman.  Loftus, Albert L., Anaconda, lumberman.  Mabbott, Joseph II,, Greenwood  Marks, Wm., Greenwood, miuer.  Marshall, Geo., Greenwood, machinist.  Martin, Joseph, Greenwood, miner.  Marvis, Arthur, Greeuwood, lineman.  ���������"-Jason, Fred, Greenwood, miner.  Mathison, Robert, Greenwood, dentist.  .Melville, Chas. Edward, Midway, bather.  Miles, Alfred, Midway, laborer.  Milne, Davie, Anaconda, fanner,  Moffatt, Robert John  M., Greenwood, F.  O. and agent.  Montgomery, Wm., Greenwood, smelter-  tp.nn.  Morrissy,   Michael   Thomas,'  Boundary  Palls, miner.  Murry, Arthur A., Greenwood, tniher.  Mairc, Joseph A., Denoro, cook.  Meitde, Roger,   Houudarp Falls, smeltcr-  inau.  Mee. Charles, Denoro, miner.  Mills, Wm., Mother Lode, laborer  Mellor, Joseph Ed., Mother Lode, I;dx*>rer  Morrison,   Kenny,  Boundary Falls, carpenter.  Murry, Duncan, Greenwood, engineer.  Moaris,  Rupert Lewis, Midway, farmer.  MeAulay, Thomas, Midway, hotelkeeper.  McCalluui, John, Midway, farmer.  McDonald,    Douald,    B'oundary    Falls,  smelterman.  MacDouald, Ed. Sanfield,  Eholt, miner.  MacDonald,  Daniel James,  Greenwood,  miner.  McDonald. Duncan J., Eholt, liveryman.  McDonald, James, Eholt, liveryman.  McDonald, Wylter, Greeuwood, miner.  MoEuehern,    Ronald,    Boundary   Falls,  stucllrruian.  McE.ichern, John, Boundary Falls, smelterman.  Mclntomincy,  William IL, Greenwood,  miner.  McKeuzic.   Kenneth,   Greenwood,   car  penter.  McKinnon, Danial Archibald,  Boundary  Falls, smelterman.   .  McKinnon, Hugh, Greenwood, laborer.  McLaren, David Mel., Greenwood, druggist.  McLaren, George. Greenwood, miner. -.  McDarcn, James Carson, Deadwood,mincr  ScLean, Francis,' Greenwood, carpenter.  McLennan, Neil, Greenwood, miner.   .-  McReynolds,  Joseph,    Bouudary   Falls,  smelterman.  .McAllister, Robert Duuford, Greenwood,  salesman.  McAree, Patrick, Mother Lode, miner.  McClelrau, Joseph, Mother Lode, miner.  McCleiinean, Joseph, Mother Lode, miner  McDowell. Chas. Arthur, Boundary Falls,  engineer.  MacFarlane, John Howard, Greenwood,  accountant.  Mclnnis,   Jesse   Hall,   Boundary   Falls,  smelterman.  Mcintosh,  Oruiond, Mother Lode, cage  tender.  McKinnon, K. A.,  Boundary  Falls, carpenter.  McKinnon,   Charles  A.,  Mother   Lode,  miner.  McLaren. Geo Grant, Greenwood, miner  McLeod, Harry,  Boundary Falls, smelterman.  McLeod, Angus,  Boundary  Falls, smcl-  lerman.  McLean, Neil, Greenwood, miner.  MaeLean, Hector, Boundary Falls, miner  Mcfherson,  William  Wallace, Denoro,  miner.  McQuarrie,  Mu-dock R., Denoro, miner.  McKcrman, Wm.  J., Greenwood, miner.  Stapleton, John, Greenwood, miner.  Stegen, Peter, Greenwood, miner.  Stent, Henry, Comner, Greenwood,  laborer,  Stevenson, Howard  R., Midway, agent.  Stevenson, Lindsay, Greenwood, laborer.  Stewart. Alexander, Boundary Falls,  Smelterman.  Setter, Herbert Henry, Greenwood, smelterman.  Scott, Hugh Scrimgeour, Greenwood,  miner.  Snby, Majjr, Greenwood, mechanic.  Smith, Sidney, Anaconda, electrician.  Smith, Alex, Mother Lode, miner.  Snow, Wtn.J., Greenwood, miner.  Sowter, 'Arthur Basil, Myucaster, H. M.  customs   ~  Spriggs, Robert, Mother Lode, miner.  Stallard, Harry, Denoro, laborer.  Stewart, Geo. Ed., Boundary Falls, laborer.  Stiirch, Samuel, Greeuwood. miner.  Sullivan, Robert Pat, Boundary Falls,  laborer.  Swcezv, Benj. M., Boundary Falls, laborer.  Semerad, Charles V., Greenwood, hotel-  keeper  Sharks, Frank, Greenwood, miner.  Thompson, John Oliver, Midway, farmer.  Thompson, Josiah. Eoundary Falls, smelterman.  Tatterstall, Win', Greenwood, miner.  Thomas. Harry Ralph, Greenwood, carpenter.  Vandergrift, Ernest Joseph, Greenwood,  uiines.  Walker. Thos., Midway, merchant.  Webb, David, Anaconda, miner.  Webb. Sidney Valdis. Midway, farmer.  Webb. Geoffrey I)., Boundary Falls,  boiler maker's helper.  Wells, Geo., Greenwood, steam fitter.  Wells, John Prescott, Greenwood, railway employee.'  Wheeler, Geo. W., Greenwood, miner.'  Whitford, Richard, Greenwood, miner.  Whitty, Wm. Boundary Falls, miner.  Williams, James Henry, Greenwood.  Wilson, Thomas, Greenwood, miner.  Wilson, Wm. Muir, Boundary Falls,  plumber.  Winter, George Morlcy, Greenwood,  miner.  Wood, Christopher, Greenwood, capitalist  Wright, Henry St. John, Jr. Greenwood,  Webb. Thomas, Anaconda, miner.  Welland, Arthur, ;Eholt, car, repairer.  Werner, Martin, Greenwood, miner.  Washkoski, John, Greenwood, hotel-  keeper.  I Young, Stephen, Greenwood, miner.  Yco, James Alfred, Eholt, roadmaster.  In India while tne master sleeps  the pp.rvatit shaves him without  waking him up." In America the  barbers put a man. to sleep while  shaving him, by a profuse How of  language.  Senator Cox, well known as a  great financier, who is 68 years old,  was reiHintly married to a girl of  32 in Toronto. He settled a'million dollars upon her, proving that  when old Cox goes after anything  he generally gets it*.  Is order to make this a lively  town wo will shortly commence to  publish the names of all .the men  in the Boundary who have been in  the habit of hugging their cooks,  chambermaids, typewriters, and  other ladies they have no right to.-  In Winnipeg there are G9 hotel  liquor licenses. If licenses were  granted iu that city the same as  they are in Greenwood the 'Peg  would have over 1.500 places selling bo'zo legally. The entire number of licenses in   Manitoba is 381.  Dealer in Coal, Wood,"Tie's, Poles,'etc.   Heavy Teaming  to'any part of. the District." " ' -" V  " Unequalled for Domestic Use."  THE LEDGE  Is published every Thursday at Greenwood, B C , Riid the price is <s a year,  postage free to all parts of Canada, and  Great Britain. To the United States and  other countries it is sent postpaid for  ���������������������������������.50 a year, Address all letters to The  Ledge, Greenwood, B. C.  r: t. lowery,  PUBLISHER.  GREENWOOD B. C, APRIL 29, ioo9  /vook-niij'.**!.  Kaslo, B. C.inivKj,  '. L*-.avKH Greenwood for Spokane  frt 7 a. u)., aud for Oroville at 'J;.'-0  i������. tn. J. Mc'Do>:k;x.  LOV/ERY'S CLAIM  . jinics Duncan, Mother Lode.  (Davidson.   Wm.   Hill,   Grc-sccut   mine,  bt.'icki-mitli.  Duulop, James N'oitnau, Greenwood, telephone manager.  I VAtly,  AH-v.i   Fairbanks,   Rock  Creek,  farmer.  Ellis, James Wyaum, Greenwood, printer  Enitis, Gabriel, Greenwood, engineer.  Kvers, August, Greeuwood, painter.  Fewer, Patrick, Greenwood, miner.  Rcteher, Thomas, Greenwood, engineer.  Forrest,   D.ivid,   Rjtindary Falls,   p os-  pector.  I*'oli*y, l'ttcr A., Mother I.ode, miner,  Fraser, Michael, Boundary Falls, laborer,  Fr.iH';i, Alca, Neil,-'Greenwood, smelter-  111.111.  Duriiti/ tbe.'17 rnoutlii that f.oweiyv  (Claim v/uh on earth It did bu>-lrie.-H ������|)  /���������v������>r  tlio   world.     It   was   tlio  mopf  jji.i'j'le, itidfcnciithint owl {i'.urU'.Hf. jour-  pal ever produced inCniwln.   Politltvil  '/1 nd thcvh'itkiil euoii)i.(.i|)!/i''".|������'(I it with  j^hc vmhuiii of u t'.utltieiial<e until the  government ������hut it out of the mails,  mill its editor ci-as-nd  to  publieh  It,  iittitly on account of a 'Iaay liver and  jiurtly becituriv it takca a pile nf money  jo rut) a r������������per that Ih outlawed. 'I here  pre etill '.'6 diiierent editions of this con- }'  /Jfi'ined journal in print.   Send 10emits /f  juji-J tet one or ti 10. and /ret tlio bunch.'  r* H.T LOVVEKY,  Greenwood, D. 0.  1 Forstcr, W.iltcr, Anaconda, prospector.  j    Galloway, Charlec Scott, Greenwood,  I    miner.  I Galloway, Charles C, Greenwood, mor-  j    chant.  Gardom, Reginald, Midway,  II.  M. cu.i-  I    toms.  Garin.T, Frt-d, Grccuwooil, cook.  Gib::*ut, Ilviiry, Bouudary Falls, umcl'.cr-  man.  Oiilon, Claude, Anaconda, farmer.  Gowdy. John.  Boundary Fulls,  smaltcr-  man.  Cowing, Arthur J. M., Grcenwood,bakcr.  (.rrcenwood, Joscjili, Gfp������i)y/pqd, laborer,  'rlcnoross, John, Mqttycr h<x\e, nilner.  rant, Kenneth, Boundary Falls,' sincl-  tennan  JIalpcny, Rohcrt M��������� Eli  Naden, Geo. R., Greenwood, broker!  Nicholson,   Roderick Addnrson,  Greenwood, carpenter.  Nicosou. James Isaac, Greenwood, miner.  O'Connor, John Thomas, Greenwood,  miner.  Olson, Gust. Greenwood, smelterman.  Otto, Jacob, Greenwood, miner.  O'Connor, John T. Mother Lode, blacksmith's helper.  Page, Daniel, Greenwood, miner.  Bainton, Edward, Boundary Falls, fireman.  Park, Thos., Greenwood, smelterman.  Parker, Alfors, Greenwood, miner.  Patterson, Win., Greenwood, miner.  Felly, Arthur Morton, Greenwood, gentleman.  PeugcIIy, James, Greeuwood, sweltcr-  tjia.11.  Penson, Ernest A., Anaconda, farmer.  Penny, Wm., Boundary Falls, laborer.  Peterson, Chas Gus., Greenwood, miner.  Petrie, James, Greenwood, incch uiic.  Price, Sidney, Eholt, fitter's helper.  Phillips, Chas. Asaph, Anaconda, blacksmith's helper.  Pool, Richard Frederick, Greenwood,  miner.  Pickthall, John. Greenwood, miner.  Reed, Samuel, Greenwood, blacksmith.  Rcid, Geo. Wm., Greenwood, blacksmith  Richardson, James, Eholt.  Roberts, Robert, Boundary Falls, smelterman .  Robertson, Robert Angus, Greenwood,  miner..  Robinson, Alexander, Green wood, miner.  Roseorcla, John, Greenwood, miner.  Rose, Duncan, Greenwood, publisher.  Rundle, Josiah, Greenwood, miner.  Reld, Wm. Pollock, Greenwood, lumberman.  Reed, John II., Greenwood, tic maker,  Robinuon, Thomas, Sunset mine,., miner.  Robinson, Wm., Sunset mine, miner.  Ryan, Feter, Boundary Fulls, smelterman  Rawlings, John Boundary Falls, smelterman.  Reoplc, Geo , Queen's hotel, miner.  Roberts, John R., Greenwood, laborer.  A blue mark'.-hero indicates that  your   Subscription   lias  become   deceased:   and  that the  editor   would  once more like, to .commune with  your collateral.  Fkar ia the only devil  that will  hurt you.  Ike   Walton   will   be smiling  upon Saturday.- __  Wealth is no use to a man unless ho knows how to use it.  Jon Mai-tin is going it strong in  England and has declared himself.  He wants women to vote, free trade  aud the abolition of. colonial preference aud the House of Lords.  Joe has cut out enough work to  last him several lifetimes, but it is  almost certain that he will wander back again to Canada.  Stroller writing in the White-  horse Star says that during the  coming twelve months ho will do  all in his power to advance the  price of copper and lower the price  of whiskey. He also remarks that  automobiles are cheaper in White-  horse than they were five years  ago, but diinks remain  the same.  They have total prohibition in  Prince Edward Island and the jails  are empty. In B. C. we have  plenty of booze a"d even the jails  aro full. The abuse of liquor causes  a great deal of trouble but so does  the abuse of anything. Many a  man whowould not even smell a  glass of booze dies from too much  food, while all over the land you  can see wrecks from the abuse of  tea, coffee and tobacco. Be moderate in all things, but you will  appreciate life much more if you  cut out narcotics, sedatives, and  stimulants of all kinds.  A hush fire breaks out in the  Boundary and intrudes upon the  C. P. K. land. Immediately the  officials of the company become active by invoking the aid of the  police to find the man who set'out  the fire. All of which may be perfectly proper, for the country mupt  be protected from the acts of careless people. But on the other  hand the C. P. E. has burned up  more timber by the sparks from  its locemotives than any other  cause, and 3-et we havo never heard  of the police being called out to  arrest the locomotives.  A group of copper-gold claims  upon Moresby island, - owned by  Hon. Thomas Taylor and others,  has been bonded to Duluth capitalists for ������400,000.  The Middle8bqro coal mines are  shipping 3,000 tons a week.  The coal miners at the Middlos-  boro colliery in the Nicola struck  last Thursday, The - union claims  that the company has not kept faith  with them, and the men claim that  trumped up charges are brought-  against those who exercise their  right to free speech..  A man in East Kootenay hai invented a flying machine that will  go from Cranbrook. to Vancouver  in .10 minutes, It is expected to  put the C. P. R. out of business.  Jim Hill has undertaken ' to  transport one million bales of cotton from Alabama to Japan. This  Is enough of cotton to fill a train  165 miles long.  The money has been raised to  build an electric railway from  Nighthawk to a point on the Columbia river, 75 miles away.  Harry Fairall of Victoria has  started a soda water factory in  Chilliwack.  Mat Vallance is running a daily  stage between Chilliwack and  Agassiz.  Quartz mining will yet be tho salvation of Dawson and make that  camp greater than it was a decade  ago.  T. Caruey, G. West an.l J. Mc-  Cale are cruising timber in the  upper Fraser country.  Age glides steadily on aud beguiles us as it flies.  nelson, B. 0.  GEO. I\  WK-LLS, Proprietor.  First-class in everything.  Steam heat, electric light,*  private baths. Telephone  in every room. First-class  bar and barber shop.  'Bus meets all trains.  .   ;  SEEDS  SEEDS  In time some slaves will grow to  like the rattle of their chains.  If you cannot   boost for your  neighbor do not knock him.  It is to be hopa I that the evangelists succeed, in saving Greenwood. "  A cow has never,yet been able  to successfully 'compete with a  locomotive.       r.  Tub Star says that the flour market m Princeton is unchanged but  restless.  If you like the policy of a newspaper dig up something besides air  for its support. :.  Cai-ital id the product of labor.  Without labor capital would never  have been born*.-  All towns,-have their quiet  periods, and often the quietest day  is just before the boom.  Theke will be prosperous times  when tho railroad taps the West  Fork of the Kettle river.  If copper would rise in price  with wheat . the people in the  Boundary would not whisper a protest. ���������'���������  Sandy, Wm.. Greenwood, iniiu.-r.  Sandy, Robcrl, Greenwood, miner.  Secly, Hartford, Greeiiwood, miner.'  Sumple Andrew, Gree.i.vo-sil ')tn������.-Ji.<-//;i.*.';  Seiterit'gt'm, Jessie, Grtt-awood, miner.  Shannon, John Jmiu-b, Boundary Falls,  sm-ltcrman.  Shovel, Sam, Deadwood miner.  ���������Smailcs, Ralph, Greenwood, merchant.  Smith, James Henry, Greenwood, snivl-  turmnn.  Smith, Mark Win,, Greenwood, smelterman.  I  Five churches aro to be built in  Feuiio, raugiug'iu cost from 85,000  to 635,000. This may help to save  the town. .  Fi ve carloads of sane and dressed  up Dotikhohors came to Waterloo  the other day. They have a settlement at that point upeu thu Columbia river.  The copper market is slowly recovering and within a few months  it looks as though we would have  a famine in the red metal and a  boom in prices. ���������������������������  The deepest gold mine in .tho  world is uot at Sheep creek. It is  the Victoria Quartz at Bendigo in  Australia. The shaft is down -1,525  feet, almost a mile.  John W. Timy t.itl b.ouuie  e iitor of a daily paper in Curdova,  Alaska. Joan is one of the bust  known editors iu the uorth and  The Victoria Times has a good  cartoon of Joe Martin. He is  standing on the banks of the Avon  dressed in shoit pants. Nearby is  a bust of Shakespeare. -Back of  the bust is a native leaning on a  fence and saying to himself: "Wat  be rec doin' of 'ere. Mebbe *ee be  thinkin' o' t-akin' 'is last plunge."  Joe is whispering to himself the  following : " The Avon, eh ! And  they call that a water course! Why,  when I was a premier, Simmie and  I used to speed the provincial  police launch up and down the  Gorge at Victoria on the Queen's  Birthday���������ah ! them was the happy  days 1"  TnE Eye* Opener may bo moved  from Calgary to Toronto.    We do  not   think that the move would  be a successful one or that Bob  Edwards could exist in  the cold  puritanical atmosphere of the Holy  City.    Too far from Banff.    Texas  Siftings was moved  from tho Lone  Star state to New   York,  and became a failure.    The  Rural New  Yorker   abandoned   Rochester   to  lose itself in  Gotham.    So don't  go Bob to the cent belt.    You and  your paper belong in tho West,  where the blizzard blows through  your   whiskers,  and  the bucking  broncho breaks the ozone with its  heels.    In Toronto you would fade  away and die, Bob, like some birds  do when put in a cage, besides society is frozen bo hard  iu  Toronto  that you could not melt an inch of  it unless you go to Sunday school  and pray out loud in church.   Stay  with  the town you made famous  and some day they will erect a  monument  over   your   flower-be-  dei'ked grave.  The White House Cafe in Nel-  son is next to the postoffice, right  in the heart of the city and is  noted for its .excellent coffee and  shrot orders. Visitors to tho city  should not fail to drop in and have  a meal cooked by white labor.  Charles Moriarity, general road-  master of tho Great Northern between Spokane and Grand Forks,  died in Seattle a few days ago.  In Rossland the mines are employing 505 men and the payroll is  Sf>8,000 a month.  Around I'enticton tbe signs point  to a good peach crop~  They have wax works in Peach:  land.  An electric railway is being  talked of between Trail and tho  Mitalino district, It would run  through Sal in o and down the  Salmon river.  Harry Bodgers has bonded (jhe.  0>< Pacific BoteL.  Is under tlie management of Greig'  & Morrison'. The Rooms are Comfortably furnished, and the bar contains the.best brands of wines,  liquors and cigar.s.  m Pacific -gate...:  Ts the bent-appointed Hes'taniant in  the interior of British Columbia.  The best cooks and most attentive  waiters only employed. Open all the  time.  t    ' -   ��������� _~  Mrs. "Gkeio," Pkopkietress.*",-  Flower and  Garden  NELSON, B. C.  -WHOLESALE j  dealers in;        ,_������������������*_  Produce   and^ Provisions  PROCTER &  BLACKWOOD  NELSON, B. C.  Real Estate;*'"'  Mines,  Insurance and  Fruit Lands.  CORRESPONDENCE   [SOLICITED.  J  MILLER  BLOCK.  THE GLtfB  Gigar Store  Tobaccos, Pipes, and all other  Smokers' supplies. Nest door  to Pacific hotel.  JAS. DRUh  Is   fishii  right  the   Bi  Sweepei  get all that's within  reach, and. all will bo lovely when  her   HUBBY comes homo, for he  bought his Fishing Tackle   from  A. L. WHITE  The Furniture Man.  . MERCHANT TAILOR  Clothes Cleaned, Pressed 'and  Repaired.    Agent for  Blaine Bros'  ���������~r>'.  Ordered Clothing.  Pioneer  Hotel...  Opeenrjuood, B. C.  The oldest hotel in tho city, and still  under thc same management. Rooms  comfortable,'inesla equal to any In the  city, and tho bar sppplies only the beet.  Corner of Greenwood and Government  streets.  .."-���������  J. Mi. Kelson  Lakeview = Hotel  "v   NELSONiJJ.C.  Ts a home-for Miners.    Rates 81  a day.   All White Help.  N. Mallette    -   "-"��������� Pboprietob  A Regular monthly meetinga of  ������������������/y Greenwood lodge No. 28,.A. F.  /V^������ & A. M., are held on the firut  Thursday in each month In Fraternity hall, Wood block, Governineii";  strcot, Greonwood. Visiting' brethren  are cordially inyitcd to attend.  JAS, S. KIKNIK. Socrotiuy,  Frank Fletcher  Pupvt.vctAb LANp Surveyor,  Nelean, B. C.  W.F.M,  C. S. BAKER  I'roylncial Assayor and Ore  Shippers* Agent. Correspondence solicited. Samples  rccofvo prompt attontion.  Greenwood Minors'  Union, No. 22, VV.  ���������      . * F M., meet!) every  Sf.turday pvenfng: ip Union Hall, Cop-  Pjir street, GruenTfqnd, at 7;00.  Also in hall at  Mother Lode mino  I'riday evenlna'H at 7:80.  GEO. HEATHBRTQN, Secretary.  The Hotel Slocan  Three Forks, B. C., Is the leading  hotel of the city. Mountain trout  and gome ;dinners a sMdaUjr)  Rooaid reserved by telegraph.  '1  11  <  I  'i<S  ' VI  til

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