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 ^~ ^a^O't^v^^  ,<tf*J-   ���������-' .^  4  / ^ h >:.r. O .< lis 1 ' li  WITH   WHICH   IS   INCORPORATED   THE   BOUNDARY   CREEK   TIMES.  Vol.   XVII. '  GREENWOOD, B. C, THURSDAY, APRIL 20, 1911.  No. 41  'this Is Brighten Up Time  ''���������   A Can of Paint and a Little Labor will Work *"  Wonders at Your Home. ,    .  <  ���������eb^^&^  .We want to Talk SHERWIN-WILLIAMS PAINT  to yon Because It's Good.    It is made of Pure Lead,  Pure Zinc, Pure Linseed Oil, all grpnnd together by-  Special Machinery.   Come and get information.  ,  THE STORE OF PLENTY  RUSSELL-LAW-CAULFIELD Co., Ltd., GREENWOOD, B. C  BRIGHTEN UP YOUR  WITH SOME NICE  :   HUGE VARIETY TO SELECT FROM  PRICES FROM 25c, DOUBLE ROLL, TO $1.00.  LACE CURTAINS, PORTIERES,  COUCH COVERS, CARPET SQUARES,  LINOLEUMS  ���������* ���������  IN GREAT VARIETY.   , ALL AT BOTTOM PRICES.  T. M. GULLEY & Co.,  GREENWOOD,   B. C;  OPPOSITE  THE   POST  OFFICE.  PHONE   27.  THE CANADIAN BANK  OF COMMERCE  SIR EDMUND WALKER, C.V.O., LL.D., D.C.L., President ,  ALEXANDER LAIRD, General Manager  CAPITAL, - $10.000,000       REST."- $7,000,000  DRAFTS ON FOREIGN COUNTRIES  Every branch of The Canadian Bank of Commerce is equipped to issue drafts on  tbe orincipal cities in the following countries without delay :  Africa Crete Greece Netf Z������  Holland  Iceland  India  Ireland  Italy  Japan    ��������� .���������  Java  Ct-iSta Fr'ch Cochin China Malta    ���������  ChSi Germany Manchuria  One* Great Britain Mexico ���������?������������������������" ..~- --.   Thelmount of these drafts is stated in the money of the country where they are payable: .that is they are drawn in sterling, francs, marks, lire, kronen, florins, yen,  laels, roubles, etL, as the case may be. This ensures that the payee abroad will  receive the actual amount intended.  SAVINGS BANK DEPARTMENT.  J. T. BEATTIE, Manager.        -       Greenwood Branch.  -������������������������<  III  IS THE TIME  FURNITURE      LINOLEUMS  ART SQUARES  STOVES      HARDWARE  Every  Article  Reduced to  Laughing Point.  Phone 16   Greenwood, B. C.  ��������� New Spring Millinery \  More   New   Hats   ancl   Novelties  Just Opened from Leading Millinery- Centres.   Under the Management of MRS. ELSON.  SPRIGS   SU8TS  For Men.    Prices sure to please.  YOU. PROFIT KXPJSKIMNCIS  W.   ELSON  i MERCHANT TAILOR. ^  OPEGBALS  PASTRY BAKED DAILY AND  ALWAYS FRESH.    Crete  Arabia Cuba  Argentine Republic Denmark  Australia ������������**-!*', ,     .  Austria-Hungary Faroe Island]  Belgium Finland  Brazil Formosa  Bulgaria France  New" Zealand  Norway  Panama  Persia  Peru  Philippine Islands    Sweden  Siberia  Soudan  South Africa  Spain  Straits Settlements  Portugal  Koumania  Russia  Servia  Siam  Switzerland  Turkey  United States  Uruguay  West Indies, etc.  ESTABLISHED 1817  Capital, all paid up, $14,400,000.   Rest, $12,000,000.  ���������UNDIVIDKI)   rKOIITS,   1*001,780.11. <������  Hon. President: !Lord Strathcona and Mount Royai,, G. C.M.G.  President: R. B. Angus, Esq. n '���������  ��������� ������������������     '  Vice-President and General Manager.: Sir E. S.. CWUSTON, Bart.  Branches inLondon^ngv^^  Buy and Sell Sterling Exchange and Cable Transfers.    .Graiit Commercial and  " Travellers'Credits, available many part of the world.  SAVINGS BANK DEPARTMENT I������^0������:^Bt  Greenwood Branch - W. F. Proctor, Mgr.  BQQQG&B@G������dQ������-  ifimoMPOPiiieiaa^  TEMPERANCE  is all right if shorn of lumibitggery.  Too much water drinking is just  us injurious as too much liquor or  anything else.  OUR PURE WINES  AND LIQUORS  are medicinal if not abused. Every  household should have a moderate,  supply of pure wines or liquors in  the closet for emergency���������either  unexpected visitors or sudden illness, when a drop of pure liquor  in time may forestall all necessity  for drugs.  I imports, Greenwood, B. 0.'������  Grand final program Star Theatre  Friday and Saturday. Pocahontas,  The Cowboys r Daring Rescue, The  Doctors Bride, Haunted Hat. Saturday additional Oldsficld-Johnson  Championship Auto Race.  OGILVIE'S  ROYAL HOUSEHOLD FLOUR  49 pound sack, $2.00  OGILVIE'S ROLLED OATS  8 pound sack, 40 cents  COPPER STREET.  v^m^x^u-^^wximim^vm^mis^r  AUDSTORIU  ENTERTAINMENT BY  LOCAL TALENT  Under the auspices of the Junior  Woman's Auxiliary of St. Jude's  Church on  THURSDAY, April 20  Commencing with Comedietta,  "THE MERE MAN"  Song and Character Dance  Madam Cartier  THE PIERBETTES  Musical Entertainers.     Songs and  Figure Dancing.  AiliiilHiiloii--50c,   l"������!Hnrv<Ml    SuiitH,  Si s Cliililrim HiUfl'rlco.  FOB   SAM!  A Restaurant and Rooming  House in a good town, doing a  business of about $0,000 a month.  Price, $5,000.   Apply Ledge office  Good Six Room House aud Barn  in Anaconda, all large rooms and  two halls, Lot 4, Block 3. Price  8400 cash. Apply 1029 N. Park  street, Victoria, B. C.  For Sale.���������At once, at Christina  lake, the property of A. B. W. Hodges consisting of one acre of ground  and bungalow. Property has 200 ft.  water frontage. A bargain, terms  reasonable. Inquire W.. A. Williams, Granby smelter, Grand Forks.  For Sale���������A 16 ft. gasoline  launch and half interest in boat house  at Christina lake, cheap for cash. W.  A. Williams, Granby smelter, Grand  Forks.  KOOMS   TO   I.1CT  In tlio Swayno Houso, Silver  Street. Clean, private and comfortable rooms in a.quiet locality  at reasonable rates.  I    NOTICE  The Public is hereby notified that I have this  day sold to R. T. Lowery the plant, business and  good will of the Boundary Creek Times, Greenwood.  The Public is cautioned against paying any accounts  owing to the Boundary Creek Times for advertising,  job work or subscriptions, to any person or persons  other.than the'said R. T. Lowery, or his authorized  agent.  Victoria, March 6th, 1911. DUNCAN ROSS.  I Around Home I  $10 buys Caligraph typewriter. A.  L. White.  Pat Griffin is tending bar in Republic, on both sides. .  Dr. Simmons will be in Grand  Forks all next week.  H. W. Farmer of Rock Creek was  in the city yesterday.  C J. Ditter has returned to his  ranch, near Oroville."  Big Roary McLeod took a look at  Greenwood this week. /  Jack Tippish is looking at the tall  buildings in Vancouver.  A. D. .McDonald returned from  Vancouver on Saturday.  S. P. Dixon is improving, and will  be out of the hospital next week.  The Scandinavian societies will hold  a convention.in Nelson on May 2.  Colin Campbell has been appointed  city clerk, pro tern, of Grand Forks.  Miss Tillie Grahani spent the  Easter holidays at her home in this  city.  The railway hospital is being moved  this ' week from Westbridge to Bull  Creek.  For Rent���������Furnished house's,  piano's, sewing machines. A. L.  White.  N. F. Kendall has been appointed  manager of the Bank of Montreal in  Hosmer.  James S- Birnie has been appointed registrar of voters for Greenwood  electoral district.  ' T. A- Love formerly editor of the  Phoenix Pioneer has gone to the sea  side for a few days.  George Collins says that his cold  storage plant at Seal Cove will be  ready for business next February.  R. G. Sidley returned to his home  on Tuesday somewhat improved in  health by his sojourn in the hospital.  The sawmill of Robinson & Leq-  uime, near Grand Forks resumed operations last week, with a crew of 40  men.  Pocahontas and John Smith, the  clearest and most beautiful film ever  shown at the Star Theatre, Friday and  Saturday.  Grand final program at the Star  Theatre Friday and Saturday, see program in lower left hand corner of  these columns.  Joe Cnnningham has secured a  lucrative occupation in Grand Forks.  Joe also has some promising mineral  claims near Fife.  Doc Brown who ran the Owl for  years in Spokane, committed suicide  by the gun route in Oakland on Tuesday.    He was broke.  Work was begun yesterday on the  wagon road, from the city hall to connect with the Anaconda road to Grand  Forks. Ten or twelve men, under  the foremanship of Ola Lofstad will  be employed all summer on the work.  ISQ9(  FIRST GOLD BRICK  "���������*  The First Gold Brick turned out by the Napoleon Mine was shipped to New York from Greenwood on Tuesday, by the B. C. Copper Co. The  brick had a beautiful yellow appearance and was  worth $1,800.00.  J  Otto Hansen is'in the hospital, suffering from a broken leg that he sustained while working in a logging  camp near Westbridge.  Wanted���������Every child available at  the Star Theatre matinee Saturday at  2 p. m. A prize and admission absolutely free to every child.  ��������� Harry Matthews is shipping his  hardware stock from Phoenix to Medicine Hat, where he has gone into  partnership with L- Y. Birnie.  Under the management of R. W.  Halcrow, Archie Gillis and George  Clerf a pleasant dance was given in  the old Masonic hall, Monday evening.  Miss Beldon will leave Greenwood  next month for Vancouver where she  ill take up stenography in the office  of Mr. Hodges, the well-known accountant.  Tbe threo western poerns in  Float are more than worth the  price of the book. The Ledge sends  a copy of Float to any address for  25 cents. *  The annual general meeting of the  Greenwood Tennis club, will be held  in the court-house on Friday evening,  April 21, at eight p. m., for the purpose of electing officers for the current year.  Mrs. E. Downs of Mother Lode  was the most successful candidate in  the Star Theatre prize contest winning by 322 ballots followed by Miss  Oliver with 108 ballots and Miss Law-  son with 29.       * _  The annual general meeting of the  the Greenwood Rifle association will  be held in the court-house on Saturday evening, April 22, at eight p. m.,  for the purpose of electing officers for  the current year.  Jack Coryell has been ill nearly all  winter at his residence in Grand Forks  with chronic bronchitis, and he may  have to seek a change of climate before getting better. Jack has never  been real strong since he had the malaria fever in East Africa.  George Henry Fisher spent the  winter trapping in East Kootenay  where he secured one mink and 11  marten. He ran across several cougars, but saved his dialect. George  thinks that the bounty^ on cougars,  should be increased to $50.  Jack McLeod and Roy Buckless  appeared before Judge Hallett on  Wednesday, charged with using profane language on the streets, etc.  McLeod was given a month at hard  labor, and Buckless was discharged  under a suspended sentence.  W. G. Watson will close the Star  Theatre this week. He has bought  an interest in the Mental show, and  will go on the road as business manager for that excellent company. The  Mental Co., plaved in Greenwood  last week to good houses, and satisfied the audiences. After making a  tour of Canada the company will go  around the wo*ld.-  When Mental was in town last  week he hypnotised a man, and put  him to sleep all day in a show window  on Copper street. If Mental had remained steady in town Jack Lucy  says that he would have applied for  the job. Although rather bashful  Jack thinks that lying all day, in state  as it were, before the gaze of an admiring public is an easy and peaceful  way to make a living.  etaoc  ) 0 fggggjBSlSSXS CBt* I  IOBO  B. C. COPPER CO/S NEW MANAGER  J. E. McAllister will leave next month for  New York, where he will in future act as consulting engineer for the B. C. Copper Co. He will  visit the Boundary three or four times a year.  E. G. Warren has been appointed local general  manager for the B. C. Copper Co.'s mines and  smelter.  ������  ������Qj53gaJBSa55a8OB0������  I Western Float f  Chilliwack wants a city market.  Rattlesnakes are plentiful near  Marcus,  - An art store has been opened in  Armstrong-.  The carpenters will form a union  at Fort George.   ���������  Victoria Day will be celebrated  in Summerland.  E. Hankey will build a steam-  laundry iu Vernon.  Hay is $25 a ton in Vernon, and  eggs 25 cents a dozen.  Mrs. Houston has opened a restaurant in Chilliwack.  More liquor licenses are to be  granted in Chilliwack.  Tbe G.T.P. will build a $750,-  000 hotel in Edmonton.  The assessed value of property  in Vernon is $2,075,610.  John Renfree has opened a real  estate office in Victoria.  The Harem Skirt has made its  appearance in Vancouver.  John Kundsou has opened a  lumber yard in Princeton.  John Bingham has bought a  music store in Revelstoke.  Each pool table in Vanconver  pays a license of $6"* a year.  The Whitehorse Star pays -25  cents a pound for clean rags.  W. Schmock has sold his pool  room in Merritt to Joe Holler.  Penticton has postponed the  building of its $16,000 city hall.  Tbe government is putting in  temporary offices at Fort George.  J. T. Kennedy has opened' a  restaurant in South Fort George.  There will be a tie and apron  dance in New Denver this week.  W. J. Budd is putting up another brick building in Blairmore.  A colony of Norwegians are  settling, near Bassno in Alberta  Tbe daily production of brick  in Blairmore is a little over 40,-  000.  Clergymen in Everett, Wash.,  have to pay a license of $10 a  year.  The barber shops ^in .Merritt  close at 8:30 p. m., except on Saturdays.  More colored glass has been put  in St. Stephen's church, at New  Denver.  In Vernon dogs under six  months of age, are exempt from  taxation.  The new sawmill in the west  end of Blairmore has resumed operations.  A few days ago there were 29  cases of smallpox in New Westminister.  F. R, Prince and Miss Hazel  Stevens were married in Enderby  last week.  A man has been fined $25 for  carrying concealed weapons in  Kamloops.  W. G. Gillet is putting in a  dolphin, at the government wharf  in Stewart.  The Royal Bank has bought a  corner lot in North Vancouver  for $20,000.  Charles Swayne has been appointed news editor of the Victoria Colonist.  At Lardo John McLachlan has  enlarged his hotel, and put in  gasoline lamps. a  This year the police department in Prince Rupert will cost  the city $10,905.  This summer the boats between  Golden and Windermere will carry  mail thrice a week.  Iu March more than $40,000  worth of building permits were  issued in Chilliwack.  In Vernon the milkmen use  automobiles, when delivering lacteal fluid in that city,  Three eggs recently laid in  North Vancouver had a combined  weight of 9%. ounces (___  Beet sugar factories will soon  be established, at Claresholm and  Strathmore in Alberta.  The city of Vernon has employed a civic superintendent at a  salary of $2,000 a year.  The Union Bank has bought a  site in Vernon, and will erect a  building for its own use.  Charley Olsen is giving up  business at Ainsworth. His hotel  is the oldest iu Kootenay.  Loons, whales and sea lions are  a menace to the fish in theAlber-  m canal, and Barclay sound.  Jonathan apples from the  Okanagan were selling in Brigand this winter for $5 a box.  J. M. Anderson of Seattle, has  bought 10 sections of land in  Southern Alberta from the C.P.R.  About $700 was subscribed ^ for  the Houston memorial at Prince  Rupert.   Joe Martin put up $25.  Edgar Lund has been appoint-,  ed government'agent at the 350-  Mile House in the Cariboo district. ......  The Kootenaian understands  that in bne week $12,000 was paid  out in Kaslo for Calgary real  estate.  | Miss Jeanne Russell, the actress, will spend the summer iu  Kelowna in order to improve her  health.  A liquor license has been refused an hotel in Rupe, because  it was too close to a Baptist  church.  Mrs. A. C. Henderson died iu  Chilliwack last week aged 92  years. She had lived 81 years in  Canada.  ' In Prince Rupert the first* teamster to reach the fire station, after  an alarm has been sounded, receives $5.  Captain Estabrooks has recovered his health, and is again in  command of a steamer on Okanagan lake,  The C, P. R. has placed letter  boxes at its station in.:Golden,  The service should be extended to  other towns'. " ,  "   .'  G.   H. Murherd has opened  a;  general   store in  Three": Forks.  He was burned out at Whitewater  last summer.  The new factory of the Kootenay Jam Co., at South Westminister, will be ready to handle  fruit this summer.  Mike Carlin formerly of Golden  has the contract for building the  first 20 miles of the Canadian  Northern on Vancouyer Island.  The buildings in Rupe are to be  numbered. There are 1000 buildings in that.city, and the cost of  numbering them all will be $350.  The Bank of Vancouver will  soon open branches in Vernon and  Kelowna. There will be five  banks in Vernon in a short time.  The first six'trips of all steamers plying on the Skeena river,"  will not clear the lists of all the  passengers   already   booked   for  parts in the interior.  Miss Esther Larsen of ."Grand  Forks received $110 from the  Elliott Piano Co., of Chicago, for  guessing Theodore Roosevel'ts  face in a picture puzzle. ��������� _-  . -Alexander. Russell-of.Trenton,-  Ontario wants "to know the ad-'  dress of his son Tom. When last  heard, of .Tom -was working in a  logging camp near Golden.  The police in Prince Rupert  says that there is little use of arresting gamblers in Prince Rupert, because the police magistrate will not convict them.  The Chilliwack Progress was  20 years old last week, When it  was founded their were only four  other papers in the interior, and  only two of them are now in existence.  Seven sons of Scottish farmers,  recently arrived in Toronto with  trom $10,000 to $40,000 each.  They will probably invest their  money in the raising of sheep and  cattle in B. C.  Near the junction of the Skeena  and Bulkley rivers, 940 acres of  land have recently been sold for  $70,000. It is thought that a  large town will be built upon it  in the near future.  About the middle of June, 115,-  000 acres of Indian lands near  Gleichen, Alberta will be sold.  These lands were recently released by the Blackfoot Indians to  the Dominion government.  At Battle river the G.T.P. has  the longest trestle in the world.  It is nearly a mile long. At  Clover Bar, 10 miles east of Edmonton the same railway has the  highest pier bridge in the world.  R. J. Clark ��������� will edit Percy  Godenraths paper in Steamboat.  Clark at one time was editor of  the Nelson Tribune. Godenrath  took his first lessons at Lowery's  college of journalism in New Denver.  A four-storey addition is to be  built to the Kalamalka hotel in  Vernon. It will have 35 bedrooms. Eventually it is the intention ot the proprietors to make  this hotel the largest in the interior.  In Hazleton recently an Indian  was sent to jail for fourth months ���������  because he had a bottle of whiskey concealed on hisperson. The  only safe place for an Indian  to have booze concealed is in his  stomach.  In future the C.P.R, will keep  its Banff, and other mountain  hotels open all winter, and great  attention will be paid to winter  sports and attractions. The  Swiss villiage near Golden will be  ready for its inhabitants by September.  If you want to know what Ferry  was like in the boom days, send 10  cents to the Ledge officn for a copy  of Lowery's Claim, of Dec. 1905. THE   LEDGE,   GREENWOOD,   BRITISH   COLUMBIA.  ���������*  A Story of the  Year 1985  By F. A. MITCHEL  Copyright, 1910, by American Preu  Association.  ti  lt was at the beginning of the present century that oue of tbe gatherers  of those colossal fortunes quite common at the time founded an institution  for original scientific investigation.  Soon after the corps of scientists employed there began their work they  made the discovery that living parts  of a body might be substituted for decaying parrs of another body. For  instance, a knee might be replaced by  a knee taken from a different person,  serving the purpose of a new knee.  From this starting point the experimenters proceeded step by step till  there was no part of the human body  that they could not supply.  Nearly half a century elup.'jed, however, before these gentlemen succeeded In replacing all the parts ui a single  human body by similar purta from oth.  er bodies,  The first perfect combination man  was conipli'led at the institute last  year. There was not un organ or u  part of au organ In him that had not  been taki'n from another ["tirson. The  man whose parts hail been all removed and replaced had Leen nanied  J'eter Sykes, a criminal condemned for  murder. lie was given the choice of  being executed or turned over to (he  professors lo lose his identity by becoming another person. Ho shuddered at the immolition of fiis own personality, but consented rather than die  the death of a felon.  The case was the first that was successful in producing an altogether new  being. The operators who made or,  rather, combined him considered that  their first duty toward him was to  name him. They chose the Latin word  omnium, meaning "of all"���������thar is, Mr.  Omnium was made up of all kinds of  persons. It was expected by the unscientific laity that he might be opposed to giving up rhe name of Sykes.  but as there was nothing of Sykes left  in him he made no objection whatever. Indeed, he did not remember  ever having been Sykes. The .life  Sykes had led was not iu him at nil.  Since Omnium was entirely experimental, the professors who had manufactured him gave orders that he was  not to be permitted���������at least for some  time���������to leave the institution. But a  certain part of his brain and bis right  hand had been taken from a burglar.  The consequence was' that though  locked in by a guard lie found no trouble in picking the lock with such Implements as he found lying about ond  walked forth into the world the first  man born of a great many mothers  and just as many fathers.  As might have been expected, this  fragmentary though entire individual  followed tho strongest of all the natural laws���������the law which unites the  sexes. His component parts had been  taken from persons between twenty  and thirty. His average age was therefore twenty-five, a time of life when a  man's fancy turns io love. He had  been well dressed by the professors,  and as they feared he might get out  into (he world without funds they had  placed a roll of bills in his pocket.  Feeling hungry, he went into a restaurant, where he ate a good meal and  took a desperate fancy to the casSier.  who was a very attractive young woman of twenty. Having scraped au acquaintance with her, he invited her to  go to the theater with him that evening, on invitation she accepted.  It should be noted here Unit Omnium  on entering the world as n combination man obeyed the two most important natural laws. The first thing he  did was to satisfy his hunger, the second to make love.  Miss Mabel Thompson, the young  lady to whom Omnium paid hia addresses, found him a very puzzling person. Instead of having a few characteristic traits he had a hundred. The  first clashing of idiosyncrasies she noticed was between those of a spendthrift and a miser, a portion of whose  brains had been engrafted within his  cranium. Insteafl of engaging seats at  the theater he took a whole'box. This  was embarrassing to Miss Thompson,  who was a very modest person. What  was her surprise when after the play  he took her to supper and ordered one  berriug for the two.  This episode, though neither of them  kuew it, showed from the first that,  though it was possible to produce a  perfect physical combination man, the  ���������Trotter of those elements that are to  ba classed as mental opened up a new  field for the scientists. It demonstrated'that to place In the same skull two  such discordant elements as the brains  ot a miser and a spendthrift Is to  make n bad combination.  But Miss Thompson was doomed to  further surprise nnd disappointment.  While going home after tho apology  for a supper���������half a herring for each  of them���������suddenly the strokes of a  bell fell upon their ears. At lhe first  stroke Omnium slopped stock still.  There wore three strokes, then nine.  On the ninth stroke a hook and Ind-  .der truck passed. Omnium left the  lady standing on the sidewalk, dashed  Find Help in Lydia E. Piflk*-  ham's Vegetable Compound  Winchester, Ind.��������� "Four doctors  told me that they could never make  me regular, and  that I would event  ualJy have dropsy.  I would bloat, and  sufl'erf rom bearing-  down pains,orampa  and chills, and I  could not sleep  nights. My mother  wrote to Mrs. Pink-  hamforadvice.and  I began to take  Lydia.E.Pinkham'B  Vegetable Compound. After taking one and one-  hall' bottles of the Compound, I am all  right again, and I rocoininend it to  every suffering woman."��������� Mas. MA"K  Deal, Winchester, Ind.  Hundreds of such letters from girls  ind mothers expressing their gratitude  for what Lydia E. Plnkhara's Vegetable Compound has accomplished for  them havo been received by The Lydia  E. I'inkhamMedicine Company, Lynn,  Mass.  Girls who are troubled with painful  or irregular periods, backache, headache, dragging-down sensations, fainting spells or Indigestion, should take  immediate action to ward off the serious consequences and be restored tc  health by Lydia E. Pinkham's Vegetable Compound. Thousands have been  restored to health by its use.  Ii' you would like special advice'  about your case write a coufiden-  tiul  letter to Mrs. Piukliam, at  Lynn, Mass.   Her advice ia tree,  aud always heJpfuL  institute, the superintendent said that  tbe return must be made legally aud  asked for the man's identity.  "now can I tell you that?" cried the  professor. "There are parts of more  than fifty people in hira."   ���������  "Do you mean that you can't give  me his legal name?"  "He has none."  "Is he white or black?"  "I can't say; there is a faint trace  of black in him."  "He is a mau, isn't he?"  "Not entirely. There are cartilages  of several dogs, the skins of two rats,  and much sewing was done with catgut."  "For heaven's sake, take him away!"  cried the superintendent. "I wouldu't  have the responsibility of either holding or giving up such a monster for  the world. I'll turn him loose, and  you must have some one from your  confounded institute here to take him.  If be gets loose again he'll get iuto  court, and it will require a United  States supreme justice to establish his  legal status."  Omnium was released from custody  that afternoon nnd caged by the keepers of the institute, ne managed to  get hold of a lawyer, and his caso  came up before the court. Seven attorneys, three Judges and a large number of jurymen lost their minds in thu  struggle to establish his legal identity. While these efforts were being  made lie one day became very much  excited and fell dead. The professors made a postmortem examination  and found some of the catgut with  which the lobes of tho brain hnd been  sewed hnd decayed.  Then a law was passed forbiddLag  the construction of any more combination men.  THEBR SINGLE AND DOUBLE DBSC BEARINGS ARE THE ftSOST DURABLE.  French Blarney. -  Senator Depew, at a Lotus Club  dinner recently, told the following  story:  "M.' Jusserand writes English better than un Englishman, he speaks  it better than an American, arid he  uses it better than an Irishman.  "I violate, I believe, no confidence  when 1 relate one of M, Jusserand's  mots. M. Jusserand, at a dinner, sat  next to the matron in the prime of  life. This matron, putting her hand  to her soft, pretty hair, said with a  laugh none too guy:  "I found four grey hairs in my  head this morning."  "Madame/ said M. Jusserand, 'as  long as grey hairs can be counted,  they don't count.' "  \  Send for free sample to Dept. N.U., National Drug & Chemical Co,, Toronto  W. N. U.-, Ho. 835.  to the truck, stood ou the footboard  and was whirled away.  Can it be -wondered that the poor  girl was astonished, disappointed, in  the man who had so recently come to  her to kindle those hopes of marriage  and borne which are born in every  woman? Omnium called upon her the  next day and was "coldly received.  Had the two heard a remark of Professor Sweigler when Omnium was being put together they would have understood the strange action, "This Is  a portion of the brain," the professor  had said, "of Sam Tucker, the most  daring fireman in the department. He  has taken twenty medals for bravery  at fires." And the professor inserted  some gray matter in the cranium before him.  Omnium explained to Miss Thomp'  son that when he heard the fire alarm  and saw the truck dash by he felt au  unconquerable impulse to get on the  truck and go to the lire. He regretted  leaving her aJone, but could not help  it.   Whereupon she forgave him,  licconciliiitions are always dangerous, and it proved so in this instance.  Omnium told her that he loved her,  clasped her iu his arms and begged  her to marry hi in.  Her answer was (hat. first, he must  make, known who he was; second, his  means, and if these were satisfactory  to her she would couseut to a trial engagement  Omniuin after a few moments*  thought told her that he' would prepare a statement for ber embodying  the information she asked for. The  truth Is he knew nothing about himself and thought it necessary to do a  job of thinking ou the matter. He  left her, promising to bring the facts  the next evening. He had hired a  room and went there from .Miss  Thompson. Throwing himself into an  easy chair, be began to think.  The first person he remembered being was Evan Drake. He recalled  working in a counting room as a man  of that name. Then being addressed  as Dr. Harwood came glimmering in  bis brain. Corporal Horgan was the  next identity he felt, and this gave  way to Julius, a colored man.  "Great heavens." he exclaimed, "la  there negro blood in my veins?"  ne examined his nails and the palms  of his hands, but could see no traces  of such an inheritance. This comforted him.  How it happened Omnium himself  could never explain. He remembered  jotting down the names as they occurred to him of persons he seemed to  have been, and he recalled addressing  ���������a note to Miss Thompson beginning,  "The information as to myself promised you is"��������� Then followed tbe name  Omnium/after which he had written  the word alias, adding six other names.  He had evidently got confused at a  consciousness of having been so many  different persons and did not know  what he was doing, for the next morning Miss Thompson received the list  of his names through the mull.  "What Is It?" asked a friend who  was with her nt the time, seeing her  turn pale.  "Don't ask  me!"  moaned  the poor  girl.  "Do (ell mo."  "My lover confesses to six aliases.  He's a crook."  Miss Thompson's friend after laboring with her for hours finally Induced  her to promise that she would never  see her lover again and that she would  send his note to the police,  Tbe escape of Omnium from the Institute occasioned coiisternatlon among  the professors who hifd constructed  blm. They could not know what he  would do and feared some trouble  would result from his being nt liberty  for which they would be held responsible. One morning Dr. Tunshiittor,  Ph. D., while looking nt the morning paper noticed that a man had been  arrested with half a dozen aliases to  his name. lie was u puzzle to the police. Neither (he name Omnium nor  any of the aliases except that of a  murderer who had been sentenced to  be executed and of whose execution  thero was no record was known to tho  authorities. No one knew what to do  with him.  Dr. Tunshutter threw down his paper, called a carriage and drove at  once to tho office of tho superintendent of police. To his request that  Omnium be returned at once to tho  A Terrible Threat.  An engineering operation uptown  made it necessary a few days ago for  ������ne of the workmen to hold another  on a rope halfway dawn a deep well.  A. fall would probably have been fatal,  and Patrick kept tlie rope tight and  steady while Terence made the dangerous descent.  After a quarter of an hour Patrick's  attention wandered to something'else.  Instinctively he kept hold of the rope,  but he did not hear Terence calling  to him that it was time to pull him up  until his- fellow worker raised his  voice in  angry protest.  "Pull me up," called Terence.  "Pull me up, I tell ye. If ye don't  pull me up, drat ye, I'll cut the rope,  and then where'll you be?"  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With Z.im-But it was  different, ami without'gning through a  long story, I can Bay that a few weeks'  treatment with this great healing lialrr. h������aled  thi sores, ami rid mi for (rood of the terrible  eczema, whi-h had held mo in it* grip (or over  ten months I" ' v  " If I had Applied Zam-Buk tn the first place,  Instead of trying the o:li r preparation!!, I  should hive saved myself a lot of money." - Bo  says Mrs. B. E. Bedwell. ef 837 Provenctier  Ave., St. Bonlfaro, Winnipeg. Mm. Bedwell  had a cut finger, which became poisoned. She,  lays:���������" It became swollen and discolored, and  my whole arm ached and throbbed violently. I  called in a doctor and he lanced it. You may  imagine how I suffe- ed, and despite th������i doctor1*  treatment the finger strain festered, and got bo  bad that the doctor advised me to go into the  hospital. I feared. If I did, they would cut it  off, so refuse). Ono day wo were advised to try  Zam-Buk. 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D., the  noted Canadian critic, poet find litterateur, whose recently published essays-are receiving such high, praise  from .leading Canadian and American  critics,, is oue ol Canada's most.bril-  liaut young writers..'During the last  fifteen years he has been doing splendid work in the- field' of literature  and making a name for, himself. He  first attracted marked attention' by his  Songs of the Settlements and his Canadian Essays and Studies in Poetry  reveal a- wide acquaintance with literature of the Dominion,  Dr. O'Hagan is of Irish descent and  of good old Kerry stock. He was educated at St. Michael's College and Ottawa University, graduating there in  1882 with high honors in English,  Latin, French and German, and subsequently took a post graduate course  at Cornell University, where he  studied literature under Prof. Corson,  the eminent Browning and Shake's-  perian scholar. He followed the  teaching profession , for some years  and has taken a deep interest .in tho  educational advancement of the  'Catholic' schools of Ontario, He has  held classical and modern language,  masterships in several of the leading  high schoo's ofvCanuda and has been  a voluminous contributor to many of j  the leading magazines, periodicals  and newspapers of the day. His writ- j  ing is characterized'by a lino literary j  style and a finish that stamp him as j  u writer of superior merit.  During  1903 and  1904  Dr. O'Hagan '  traveled iu Europe and lie has enjoy- ���������  ed grout success ou the lecture plat- '  form both in Canada and the United  States.   He has lectured at the Catho- ,  lie Winter School at Now Orleans, the i  Columbian  Catholic  Summer  School, j  Detroit; and the Champlain Summer  School, Plattsburg,' and has appeared  on the lecture platform in nearly all ���������  the" leading   cities  of   the   American.  Union.  Dr. O'Hagan is a member of the  Canadian Club, H.'imilton; of the Celtic Society, Montreal; the Irish-American Historical Society, tlie American  Historical Catholic Society and the  Catholic Congress'of-'Europe. He has  specially prepared poems and read  them at a number of noted celebrations, "such as the. Moore centenary  celebration in Belleville, the jubilee  of St. Michael's College, Toronto, in  1903, and the' dedication of the Memorial ��������� Church ��������� to the Jesuit Martyrs  at Penetanguishene, in 1902. Among  his noted published works may be  mentioned Gate of Flowers, 1837;  Dreamland, 1893, and his recent work,  Essays, Literary, Critical and Historical. His earlier poetical works received high commendation from J. D.  Whittier, Dudley C. Warner, Kathe-  rine Tynan, Charles D. Roberts, Jas.  Jeffrey Koche and a host of minor  critics? Dr. O'Hagan is still a young  man and much valuable work may  still be expected from his brilliant  and facile pen.  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When the Prime  Minister has constructed his Cabinet'  the result is officially announced  in1  the    "London    Gazette,"     and    the  names printed of the' members   who  have been appointed to preside over  the   various    great    departments    of  state.  When.a, party  goes out of  power,  His Majesty   tlie King   is   personally  and   very   materially   affected.     He  finds,  in the  event of  a change   in  popular opinion,   the people   he- has  for years been   accustomed   to   have  about him summarily dismissed, and  new officers,  of tlie political  convictions of 'the  predominant party,   installed in their places.   Not only may '  changes take   place in   such   impor- |  tant posts as those of the King's Pri- I  vate    Secretary,    Treasurer    of    the  Household,   etc.,    but   evdii   among  much leBser lights.                                  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" 'MaturedV    Great Scott,  Dinguss,  . that  note  of  yours  died  of  old   age  long, long ago."  FOR THE  SKIN  AND SCALP  Because of its delicate, emollient,  sanative, antiseptic,properties derived  from Cuticura Ointment, united with  the purest of cleansing ingredients and  most refreshing of flower odours, Cuticura Soap is unrivalled for preserving,  purifying and beautifying the skin,  scalp, hair and hands. Assisted by  Cuticura Ointment, it dispels itching,  . irritating and inflammation and tends  to prevent clogging of the pores, the  cause of many disfiguring facial eruptions. All who delight in a clear skin,  soft white hands, a clean, wholesome  scalp and live, glossy hair, will find  that Cuticura Soap and Cuticura Ointment realize every'expectation.  .Emery powder'and oil made into a  paste is excellent to clean steel knives.  Cash  and Credit  "Father, what is meant by bankruptcy?"  "Bankruptcy is when you put your  money in your hip pocket and let your  creditors take your coat."���������-Fliegende  Blactter  A   Difference   of   Viewpoints.  " Mr. Frank Nelson, who in addition  to being the best known race-starter  in Canada is sporting editor of The.  Toronto Globe, an old lake sailor and  several other things, beside, was one  of the chief witnesses against the "Miller anti-betting bill in the recent special enquiry at Ottawa. After he had  given his evidence, Mr. AV. E. Raney  of Toronto, who represented the religious interests back of the measure,  approached Nelson in the corridor  and said:  "Look   here.   Nelson,   it's  all  very  well for you to testify'as you did, but  Artificial Marble  The Italians have devised a method  of t manufacturing artificial marble.  Catania, the centre of the industry,  is overlooked by the great volcano  Etna, and this mountain has furnished  part of the material employed. Common white sandstone is cut into the  desired shapes and these are placed in  j an iron tank upon a heavy wire grat-  ' ing. Then the tank is filled with a  molten mixture of volcanite asphalt  and coal-tar. This is kept boiling for  thirty-six hours, when the stones are  taken out, cooled, dried, and polished.  It is difficult, say the.experts, to distinguish stones thus treated from genuine black marble, but the cost is  much less.  It was her birthday, and the loving  little wife moved her low chair close  to her husband's side.   He was read-  you must admit that racing brings ; ing. She placed her dear little hand  objectionable characters into the j lovingly on his arm and moved it  country and that racing associations j softly towards his coat-collar.   He felt  Paid the Penalty  Manager  (to  his wife)���������Our    office  boy died today, and I think you ought j  to send some Hovers. j  "I don't see why."  "Well, for the last month lie's boon  eating the lunches you put up for inc."  even admit objectionable characters  to membership."  "Well," replied Nelson, "there's a  good deal of difference of opinion  everywhere as to what constitutes an  objectionable character. Now I used  to belong to a very fine organization  and it specified only two classes of  people which it would not admit to  membership under any consideration.  Would you like to know what they  were?"  "Yes," said Mr. Raney.  "One was the liquor seller.".  "Quite right," said Mr. Raney.  "What  was  the other?"  "The lawyer," said Nelson.  And what he said was true, for the  organization to which Nelson belonged and which excluded both lawyers  and liquor sellers was the Knights of  Labor.  nice all over. He certainly expected  a kiss.  "Hubbie!' said she.  ."What, my dear?"        ���������  '1 was just thinking "  ' Wore you, my love?"  "I was just thinking how nicely this  suit of clothes you have on would  work into a rag carpet!"  in the madness." Nobody  can help being influenced by his or  her surroundings. Queen Anne, for  instance, was completely under the  sway of Sarah Jennings, Duchess of  Marlborough, and Mistress of the  Rob^s. This lady decided everything  for her mistress, from questions of  state to the cut 'of a gown or the  color of a ribbon; and it grew to be a  common saying that "Queen Anne  reigns, but Queen Sarah governs."  When a new"party comes into power the vacation of office on the part  of old Ministers forms always quite  . a touching scene. It is customary for  tltose who are retiring to meet their  successors personally, and to explain  to them tlte general condition of affairs. Official books, documents, insignia of office���������all are surrendered  by those vacating office, the hand of  the sovereign is kissed by the newly  appointed Ministers , and thus the !  .transformation is affected.  When the first day of the meeting  of a new Parliament follows hard  upon a general election, it frequently  happens that the front Government  banches present a very empty appearance. This is due to an/old statute  which enacts that when a member of  the House of Commons accepts an  office of profit under the crown he  thereby vacates his seat in Parliament; so that it becomes necessary  for Ministers to seek re-election in  their own constituencies before they  can take their places in the.House.  This custom ��������� has a sound, rational  basis; for when a member of a constituency becomes a Cabinet Minister, it is naturally impossible for him  to devote as much time to the  An eastern Tennessee girl is cred- especial needs of the electorate he re-  lted with the following   reply    to   a   presents as he would in the ordinary  I got mv foot badly jammed lately.  I bathed it well, with MINARD'S  LINIMENT, .and it was as well as  ever next day.  Yours very truly,  t. g. Mcmullen.  p  Billy Likes���������Why, I , goes up and  asks them for soap. Dat dazes 'em so  tint I jes' walks up an' helps myself  to everything before dey recover.-  Farmer���������"Listen to this paper. The  paper says that (rhey have found in  itulian prisons the.petrified remains of  si-me of the prisoners."  Hi3 Wife���������"Oh! they"must be them  hardened criminals we hear about."  In a certain Sunday school a teacher told her pupils the tragic story of  Samson and Delilah., Then she turned to a little boy.  "What do you learn. Too," she said,  "from the Samson story.'"  "It don't never pay," piped Joe^ "to  have ii woman cut a feller's hair."  First Lady���������"How vdry happy   the !  bridegroom looks!   Really, it is pleas-!  ant  to  sue  a young  man  looking so  jovful."  Second Lady���������"Hush ! - That's not  the bridegroom. That's a gentleman  the bride jilted six months ago."  Minard's   Liniment   'Cures    Dandruff.  .Fingermarks and stains on porcelain, wood and windowpanes can he  easily be removed with coal oil and  n soft rug.  Real   Poetry  For review, - the teacher asked each  of her class of small boys, who had  been having oral lessons on .famous  poems, to write a stanza of one from  memory. This is what little Willie  Jones wrote:   .  "Liza gramen allry mandus  Weekun maker 'Liza bline.  Andy, party leave B. handus  Footbrin Johnnie Sandsa time."  Minard's Liniment for sale everywhere  Catarrh Cannot Be Cured  with LOCAL APPLICATIONS, as they cannot reach  the seat ot tlie disease. Catarrh Is a blood or constitutional disease, and In order to cure It you muit taki  Internal remedies. Hall's Cntarrh Cure Is taken Internally, and acts directly upon the blood and mucouf  surfaces. Hall's Catarrh Cure ti not a quick medicine. ��������� It -was prescribed by one ot the beat phyilclani  In this country tor yean and is a regular prescription.  It la composed of the host tonics known, combined  with the best blood purifiers, acting directly on th*  mucous surfaces. Thc perfect combination ot th*  two Ingredient* Is what produces such nondertul rt-  BuUs In curing catarrh. Send for testimonials, free.  F. J. CHENEY 4 CO.. Prop*.. Toltdo. O,  Bold by Drucxlsts. price 75c.  Take Hail's Family Pills for constipation.  is the word to flemesibef  whea you need a remedy  question as to whether she had been  to the fair; "I didn'.t want, I didn't  want to went, and, if I had wanted to  went, I couldn't have gotten to  gwine."  Wishing Too Much  When Wilberforce was a candidate  for Hull his sister offered a new gown  to the wives of all the freemen who  voted for her brother.  "Miss Wilberforce for ever!" shouted the enthusiastic crowd when she  made.the announcement.  "Oh, no, gentlemen," she replied  smiling. "It is very good of you, but  I really do not wish to be 'Miss Wilberforce' for ever!"���������M. A. P.  Some  persons are more susceptible  to colds than  others, contracting derangements of the pulmonary organs  from    the   slightest. causes.      These  should always have at hand a bottle  of Bickle's Anti-Consumptive    Syrup,  the present day sovereign remedy for[  coughs,  catarrli and inflammation ofi  the  lungs.    It. will  effect   a  cure  no,  matter how severe the cold  may  be.  You   cannot  afford   to   he   without   a  remedy like Bickle's, for it is the best.  way. Hence, it is oiily fair that the  constituency should be given an opportunity of reconsidering its* decision; although the re-election is  generally n mere matter of form.  The King, also, is a regular absence on the first day of a new Parliament���������which is generally summoned to meet on a Tuesday or Thursday,  these b^ing tlie most convenient days  for the arrival of members.  "I don't quite see the point of that  remark of yours,'- said the grocer as  he tied up the package of sugar.  "What remark was that?" asked the  customer.  "You just remarked that some men  had tin off-hand way of doing things,  and you wished I was one."  "Yes;; I wished to remind you that  your hand was on the sugar when you  weighed it."  VETERAN SCRIP  ������     FARM LOANS  We will accept a .first mortgage on improved farm land and .  sell you Veteran Scrip in this  way at regular cash price.  Write to-day for loan application  YOUR OPPORTUNITY IS NOW  Canada Loan & Realty Co,, Ltd.  Winnipeg.  Minard's  Liniment Cures Burns,  Etc  As to Jack  Nan���������"Jack and I have made up our  quarrel.   We're good friends again."  Fan���������"I'm glad to hear it. Does he  know it yet?"  IN THE SPRING  Nature Needs Aid in MaKing  New Health-Giving  Blood  In the spring the system "needs toning up. In the spring to bo healthy  and strong you must have new blood,  just ns the trees must have new sap.  Nature demands it and without this  new blood you will feel weak and languid. You may have twinges of rheu-  matisni or the sharp stabbing pains  of neuralgia. Often there are disfiguring pimples or eruptions on the skin.  In other wises there }s merely a feeling of tiredness and a variable appetite. Any of these are signs thnt the  blood is out of order���������thnt the indoor  life of winter has told upon you. What  is needed to put you right is a tonic,  ' and in nil the world there is no tonic  can equal Dr.' Williams'.Pink'Pills.  These Pills actually make new, rich,  red blood���������your greatest need in  spring. This new blood drives out dis  ease, clears the skin and makes weak  Mistress  (to  maid)���������"I understand  that you had company yesterday sifter-  noon Mary.   Who was it?"  |    Mary���������"Only     my     Aunt    Nellie,  . mum."  Mistress���������"Well,    when    you  her again, Mary, kindly tell her that  tsis'tv steamed than baked  More Than He Wanted.  At Dundee, twenty miles east of  Winnipeg, on the farm of Guy Scott, j  there is a flowing well which has caused considerable anxiety to the owner  and municipality of Springfield. Mr.  Scott wanted an artesian well and he  bored down to the rock, a distance of  250 feet. The water spouted up very !  powerfully and at the top of a pipe  thirty feet above the ground the flow | stranger (in Drearyhurst)��������� You peo-  is just as strong as at the surface ; ,jle h(.,.e c|01,-t ci,,!m t-,e snow off  of tho ground. , | Vour sidewalks very well, do vou?"  The well  was dug a year ago and j * Uncle Wei by   ' Gosh���������i'No   sir.     It  A  Prime  Dressing for Wounds.���������In  some factories and workshops carbolic  acid is kept for use in ��������� cauterizing  wounds and cuts sustained by the  workmen. Far better to keep on hand  a bottle of Dr. Thomas' Eclectric Oil.  It is just as quick in action and does  not scar the skin or burn the flesh.  There is no other Oil that has its  curative qualities.  Melbourne a Fine City.  ' Melbourne, the capital of Victoria,  Australia, is a line city of about 500,-  000 inhabitants. It is younger than  Sydney, being only about seventy  years old: but for handsome buildings  it would be hard to find an equal, ft  has been laid out upon broad and spacious lines. Collins street runs for  about two miles from Spencer street  station to the fine square where ihe  Federal Parliament Buildings and  Government offices are situated. Outside the city are ' splendid avenues,  with lines of trees, the effect being  particularly fine, the battle of tha  sites for tlie. seat of the Federal Government still goes on. Sydney, though  consenting to Melbourne as a temporary arrangement, has never ceased  to agitate for thc  establishment of a  A doctor who was spending a rare  and somewhat dull night at his-own  fireside received the following message  from three fellow practitioners:  "Please step over to the club and join  us at u rubber of bridge." 'Jane,  dear," he said to his wife, "I am  culled away again. It appears to be  a difficult case���������there are throe other  doctors on the spot already."  Pills That Have Benefited Thousands.���������Known far and near as a sure  remedy in the treatment of indigestion  and all derangements of the stomach,  liver and kidneys. Parmelee's Vegetable Pills have brought relief to thousands when other specifics have failed.  Innumerable testimonials can be produced to establish the truth of this as-!  sertion. Once tried they will be found  superior to all other pills in the treatment of, tho ailments for which they i  are prescribed.  Your  Clothes  WB������ii  w 0NEDYt-FDRALLKINDS o?0000*-  Just Think of It! With the SAME Dy������  you can color ANY kind of cloth P������rtoctiy-No  chance of mistakes. AU colon io cents troa  your Druggist or Dealer. Simple Card and  Booklet Free. Tho JohnaorfRlehardson  Co., Limited,   Dept. P.. Montreal, Que.  The brave ship was wallowing in the  waves that threatened to engulf her at  Batter puddings of any kind, especi-  sce j ally when made with fruit, are more  she    left    her    tobacco  i mutches on the piano."  Conservation  pouch    and I  CURED IN ONE MONTH  If every woman, who has Kidney or  Bladder trouble, could go to Davis-  ville, Ont., and talk to Mrs. A. Simpson, they would do just as she did,  ttike Gin Pills and cure themselves.  "For 14 or 15 years I had Kidney or  Bladder trouble, suffering at times in-  sincc then the water has been gushing | saves the sidewalks, an' we b'lieve in  out over the land altogether beyond j conservin'   our  resources.    See   any-, .      T  .   .      ,   - ..      ,,   ,   .  the control of the owner of the farm. I thing else vou don't like, mister?"-\ tf,������?������ P,u������-   I doctored continually but  The   Springfield    Council   gave   a! Chicago Tribune. j nothing gave me permanent-relief un-  grant   toward   helping   Mr.   Scott   to      Whiting,  mixed  lo cream  in  tepid   tll���������'.')'"? Persuaded to try'Gin Pills,  control the. water and concrcto to tho   water  is'excellent for dirty  puinted        Within a couple of days I received  ^.pjij . great relief and after taking one box  ���������   ,- I was completely cured."  Jones' Absence |    w .,     ��������� ,.    M1W. A. SIMPSON.  Sitnpkin.s always was soft-he.irfed, I W������������ N*1'?1"1-. Drat? & Chemical  and when it devolved upon him to i Co. Dept. N.U.), Toronto, for free  break gently the news of Jones' drown-! s������n,l"e'.  thickness of ten feet wns put all  around the pipe. The force, however,  was still so strong that the water  spouted out ull around the concrete.  The  waler  is  now  running away for  new and independent site, and one'any moment. Hastily the captain oris in contemplation midway between : clered a box of rockets and flares to be [  the two cities. A very fine railway brought to the.rail, and with his own  station and offices aro just being fin-1 hands ignited a number of them, in  ished at Flinders street. Lower down the hope that they would be seen and  are the docks, which are reached by , the passengers "and crew rescued,  the Yarra Yarra, a few miles from: Amid the rockets' red glare a tall,  Hobson's Bay, opening into Basses'  Straits.  lllileS   Ullder   the   SHOW. - i im:,��������� (inmj un; 111:11.1 ui .mura   uiiinii- | ���������      ,      ..    .,���������.,_  There is reason to believe that the ' ing to the. bereaved Mr. Jones, it cost i ���������*"-,������ ul all (luiiLih  50 cents a box���������(J boxes for  C.P.R. will take hold and help control the situation by piping the water  to Hazelridge for tank pur*>oses. ���������  Power   Plows   For Alberta.  A few weeks ago an entire train of  gasoline power plows arrived1 in'Alberta    and   despatches   later   advise  that a large steam plow manufacturing company in Indiana had shipped  .   thirty  steam  plowing outfits to  that  easily tired men and women and child-! district.    Each   engine  is  capable  of  plowing 2,000 acres during the season.  . Loafers Cannot  Vote.  All citizens ������< Brazil have the franchise excewt soldiers and beggars.  up,  ren bright, active and strong. Miss  A. M. Dugny, Lower Cove, N.S., says:  "I believe I owe my life to Dr. Williams' Pink Pills. My blood seemed  to have turned to water, I was na!o as  a sheet; I suffered from hnndaclies,  and floating specs seemed to be constantly before my eyes. As the trouble  progressed my limbs began to swell,  and it was feared that dropsy had set  in und that my case wns hopeless. Up  to this time'two doctors had attended  mc, but notwithstanding I kept growing worse. It was at tins'juncture I  began using Dr. Williams' Pink Pills,  and after taking a few boxes I was  much imnroved. I kept on using the  Pills until I hud taken eight boxes,  when my health was completely restored,"  Sold by all medicine dealers or by  mnil nt 60 cents n box or six'hoxes for     Before pouring hot fruit into a glass  $2.f>0 from the Dr. Williams' Medicine  jar; put it on a wet cloth; this will  Borson���������"You look all brolfn  old man.   What's the matter?"  Craik.���������"I culled on Miss Pruyus Inst  night, and no sooner had I entered fie  parlor than lier mother nppoured and  demanded to know my intentions."  "That must have been rather embarrassing."  "Yes; but that was not the worst.  Just, as the old lady finished speakirg  Miss Pruyus shouted down tlie stairs:  'Mamina, maiiimu, he isn't the one!' "  him much paper, ink and perspiration j  before he sent the following: |   -Doctor���������"I  don't  think   it   is   any-  "Deur   Mrs.   Jones���������Your   husband' thing very serious, but you will have  cannot some home today, because his  to stay in bod at least two weeks."  bathing suit was washed away in the :    Patient���������"Doctor, do you know that,  surf. , ! this is u pound a day hotel?"  "P. S���������Poor Jones was inside the j    Doctor���������"Yes; I am a friend of the  suit."���������The Sketch. j proprietor."  Co,, Brockville, Ont.  1 keep the glass from cracking.  A Gold  Mine.  Sir Thomas Linton has a keen sensa  of humor, and tells u good story about  a Scotsman who went to a horse-raca  for the first time in his life.  I ought to say that he told it to a  company of guests on Shamrock III.  one evening when he was lamenting  the long odds against his ever winning  the America Cup because of the ha-rd  rules imposed.  "Well." said Sir Thomas, "this  Scotsman was a feeble-minded old  man. and his companions who took  him to the race meeting presently persuaded him to stake a sixpence in  the third race on a 40 to 1.  "By some amazing miracle this outsider won.  When the bookmaker gave old San  !t,^"','^'**v ���������������"' ^~^A Jn-;*,-rfti''"*''f-'v-'''*'--;-*rt;���������:*������������������  Removes Bursal Enlargement*^  Thickened, Swollen Tissue*.  Curbs, Filled Tendons, Sareuesi  from any Bruise or Strain,  Cures Spavin Lameness, Allays  Fnln Does not Blister, remove  the hair or lay tho h"r������e ui>. S-'.OO ������  bottle, delivered. Book 1 D tree.  ABSOKHINIC, JR.,  (rannkindll.Ct   bottle.)   For Synovltla, Stralin, Oomy  or Rlienmatle  Deposits, Varicose Veins, Varicocele, Hydrocele.   Allavnpatn.   Boole free.  W  ��������������� YCUNG, P.D.F., 137 Tsn������:t St.. SarinnlieW. Miss.  LYXA.1S Lid., Bontreil, Canadlaa AienU.  ills furnished sy Martin Bole 1 W������n������������ Co.. W'nwpea:  Ths Nstienal Dras t Chemical Co.. Winnipea and Calgs'y;  aid Hcsdorisn Brss. Co. Ltd., Vancouver.  This is the  Time to  ' Organize  Instruments, Drama, Band Masic, Etc.  EVERY TOWN CAN HAVE A BAND  Lowest prices ever quoted. Fine catalogue,  over 500 illustrations mailed free.   "Write U9  m$  thin, austere individual found his way  u>ur ^ 111UBLI  with difficulty to tho rail and spoke to ! fo"r0nnTthi'n5inMus*corMtfslcol!nstrumen's.  the  captain. ; WHALEY,   ROYCE 6 CO.,'Limited  ."Captain," said he. "I protest.   We, Toronto, Ont., and Wlnnl|jog, Man.  arc now facing death.   This is no time , -  for a lire work display."  SPECIAL NOTICE  ������BS! hSniiJlo;*t,1.?odie?>-i������i-'' I TO 'G8UNTRY MERCHANTS M" AGENTS  charming to see an old head on young:    shoulders.   Don't you think so? Agents   Wanted   by   B.  SHRAGGE,  Old Cooney   moves   dubiously and j 396   Princess   St.,   Winnipeg,   to   pur-  renclies for his hat. j chase for him scrap copper and brass,   .  cast   and  wrought   iron,    old     rubber  Cranberries, if nil are sound, will  keep well in a pail of Water. The  waler should be chnnged once a week.  boots  and    shoes    and    crown   lager  quart, pint and whiskey bottles.  The Elements  Of the seventy-one elementary substances of earthly matter   enumerated  by chemists, thirty-two   are   known,  wnen mv uookh-i-m-i- gavt, u.u ou.,., certainly to exist in the sun's atmos-  dv  a golden  sovereign  and 4*is  sax- ��������� l>J������-*re. ten or fifteen, more can prob-  *������,,������, "������i,������  .innW  JLld  not h������linv������   null'   b������  traced  there,  und    here  are  pence, the winner could not believe  his eyes.  " 'Do you mean to tell me,' he said,  'that I gel all this for my saxpencef^  " 'You do,' said the bookmaker.  "-Ma conscience!' muttered Sandy.  'Tell me, mon, how long has this thing  been going on?' "  Blackmail in a serious case may ba  punished with penal servitude for life  in England.  Dear  Money  Mrs. Anthony Hope, the American  u'ife of the well-k^own English novelist, is ns celebrated as hor husband  for honmots.   ���������  At it dinn'*r in New York during  her American visit, the young lady  express'Ml her disapproval of mercenary nmrriiigi's.  "NVvt'r rniirry for money," she said.  "Yon can borrow cli iip!*r,'  only six or eight as to which, in the  present state of our knowledge, there  is negative evidence that they are not  present there. The elements whose  presence is proved comprise many of  those which are tho most common in  the composition of the earth, and the  fact is pretty firmly established that  matter is the same throughout all  space, from the minutest atom.to the  most distant star.���������Chicago Examiner.  j    Bachelor���������"Before the wedding you  i told me that married life would be one  grand, swegt song."  Benedict   (gloomily) ��������� "Yes;   and  since   then   I   have  found   it.   is* one  grand, sweet feirain."  I'  Bachelor���������"Refrain?"  Benedict���������"Yes,     My   wife   insists  that I refrain from cards, refrain from  smok'ing. and refrain from the club,"  Worse Than the Disease  Doctor���������You   must,  take  something  before going to bed.  Burglar���������An' here I nm try in' to reform.  Jamie was begging his father for a  second helping of pudding. "When I  was a boy," said his parent, "my  father allowed mo to hnve only one  helping."  Jamie���������Aren't you glad you Kvc with  us now, daddy?  Stop  limp  Chance that liinpinc, useless horse  into a so'uud, health)' hoisr, willing  and eager to do a good day's work.  Don't let a Spavin, Curb./Splint,  Sprain, Ringbone or any other lameness keep your horse lu the stable.  Cure tt with  Spavin Cure  It. cures without leaving s. scar,  blemish, or white hairs���������because it does  not blister. ��������� .  Port Kalls.'B.C, June Hth 1900  "Have been using your I.iulmeat for  years and And It all that you represent.  Hare not been without It for 10 years."  GEOKGB GORDON.  91. a bottle-0 for $5. Excellent for  household use, Sold by all dealers.  Ask for free book "A Treatise On The  Horse "or write us for copy. 6S  DR. B. J. KENDJIU CO. Enettinrfl rills, VL  W. N. U., No. 789. THE   LEDGE,   GREENWOOD,   BRITISH   COLUMBIA.  GREENWOOD,   B. C.  The Really Best House in the Boundary,  Recently Remodeled and Strictly Up=to=  Date.     Restaurant in Connection.  WESTERN - - HOTELS.  KOOTENAY.  SALOON  Sandon, B, 0., has a line of nerve  bracers unsurpassed in any mountain town ol the Great West. A  glass of acpia pura given free with  spirits menti.  PUBLIC NOTICE.  f 0 ��������������� *��������� v tp v> t? jr ������ ������# ar jp jf #> &  ROY & BOYER  PROPRIETORS  NJOWJIAItKKT   llOTJ'f.  Is the'home'for all' tourists and  millionaires visiting' New Denver,' British Columbia.  floury Stoffc. J'ropr.  TIIK    I'JtOVJNCK .HOTEL  Grand Forks, is a large three-  story brick hotel that provides  the,,'public with good meals and  pleasant rooms, A new building'  but the same old rates.  J'niil Itiii'rion, 'Proprietor,  TIIK    KASLO    noTKJ'.  Kaslo,  B. C  home for  citv.  "Unequalled lor Domestic Use."  .,   is a  comfortable  nli  who travel to that  Gocklu *. l'upivfirl'.ii.  SII Kit li KOO KE    I JO US hi  Nelson: B. C. One minute's walk  from C.   P.  ]{   station.   Cuisine  unexcelled; Well heated and ventilated.  I.oyor I'rox., Proprlotoi  ANALYSIS OF WATER.  ;'-S.-ld-  Chlorine     j  .Sulphuric Acid   Silica     74.29  I'ill,e  S4.57  Alkalies as Soda    5.91  M'lgmjMa  232.00  Lithia  .S6  Suluburcltcd Hydrogen 32.00  I lUilliam Boyd, Proprietor,  Has recently been thoroughly  renovated and ru-furuished, antl  is now the greatest health  resort upon the continent.   Natural hot water in baths, r24 degrees of heat. A course ot baths  at ,Halcyon will  cine nervous  and muscular diseases and eliminate rheumatism'-and metal ic  poisons from the system,   The  water heals liver,  kidney and  stomach complaints.   The rales  are $2 a day up; or $12 weekly  up.    Posloffice, express and tel-_  egraph offices in -connection.  Tit KM ONT    IIOIISR  Nelson, II. C, is run on tho American and European plan. Steam  heated rooms. All white- labor.  Special attention paid to dining-  room.  I'iiiisoiiir .v Ounplxill, Tropx  With a view to the better preservation  of the Public Highways the attention of  the public is herewith directed to the  provisions of THE HIGHWAY TRAFFIC REGULATION ACT AMENDMENT ACT which enacts as follows.;���������  "It shall be unlawful for any person to  cause to be drawn or driven on any of  the, public highways of that portion of  the Province of British Columbia situate  east of tlie Cascade range of Mountains,  any wagon or other vehicle carrying a  load in excess v.f that mentioned iu.  Schedule"'A' herc'into annexed. 1  SCI-IFDULE A.  Wago'iis and 4 wheeled vehicles shall  not carry, a-load in excess of the following:���������  On tires under 3 inches ! 2,000 lbs.  On tires 3 inches in width and under 4  inches 3,000 lbs.  On tires'4 inches in width and under 5  inches 6,000 lbs:  On  tires 5 inches iu width and over    .6,000 lbs. and over.  AND NOTrCE is hereby given that  the Act in every respect must be strictly  complied with.  Any person guilty of an offence against  this Act shall -.upon-'summitry conviction  thereof before a Justice of thc Peace be  liable to a penalty not exceeding Fifty  Dollars.  V*  r.  fc-  fc  V  .*:  ..V  V  Leaves Mother Lode  ' 9,30>. a.- m,  6:30 p. m.  Leaves Greenwood '  2:00 p.  m.  8:30 p.   in..  Saturday last stage leaves  Mother Lode 6 p. ni. Returning-,  leaves Greenwood 10 p. m.  Greenwood office  ���������4 NORDEN   HOTEL 3  ������&  V5* i������* ���������5* *5* O* ������5* t5* O* J* id* i3* *2fi \tr* *ffi iffi c-t* i2&  .A ki: VI HAV  .IJOTK1,  in Nelson, 13. (J., employs all  white help and is a home for the  world at J1.00 a day.  >'������!>. Mnllitttu, 'Proprietor.  fialcyon, B. & g  STARKEY & CO.  NELSON, B. C.  WHOLESALE  DEALERS IN  ^Bfiasaaia*^^  PHOENIX, B. C.  Is opposite the Great Northern depot and is a delightful  haven for tlie weary traveler. Great veins of hot water  run through the entire house, and bathrooms are always at the service of thos*e 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.  PRODUCEr: AND ^PROVISIONS  An Ingersoll Oration.  The following oration was>delivered at the grave ot a child bV|  Do not draw logs or timbci over high- -Robeft Idffersoll.    It is the best I  way.   Vehicles meeting ought to turn to ������  thc left.   A vehicle overtaken ought to funeral sermon that we have ever  turn  to  the  left.   A vehicle overtaking  read:  another ought to turn to the right. .  w. g. McMYNN'! "My Friends: I know how vain  Government Agent,   n is to guild a grief with  words:  Greenwood, May 19U1, 19 ro. and yet I wish to take away from  every grave its fear.  *  '���������Here in this world, where life  and death are equal Kings, all  should be brave enough to meet  what all havemet.  "The future has been filled with  fear, stained and polluted by the  heartless past  Now is "tlie time when, your  children are very apt to catch  cold. ��������� The sudden changes in  .the weather; the difference'  between school and house '< and  .open air, getting uncovered at  night, * all often lead to sore  throats, coughs,.arid grippe., '  VV*.!.'.  I Large bottle 35 ccnls.  * of Tar and Cod liver Oil    ,  .should  be taken  at the  first  symptoms. . Children find its  ' taste   pleasant,  and   it   keeps'  them well .and strong.  No better combined cure and  '  tonic has ever been compounded.  Ask for Mathieu's Syrup of Tar   ���������  and Cod Liver Oil.   ���������  Where there is fever with the  cold   take1 Mathieu's  Nervine '  Powders to reduce the fever and  relieve the pain. They are sold  in boxes of 18 powders for 25c.  J. L MATHIEUCO., Prop's.   8HERBR0OKE,OUe''  FOLEY  BROTHERS,   LAHSON  &   COMPANY, Wlnnlpcu, Edmonton, Vanconvcr, Saskatoon  J. R. CAMERON,  Leading Tailor of the Kootenays.  KASLO,    B.   C.  JAS. MARSHALL  PROPRIETOR  1 E. W. WIDDOWSON, ASSAYER  AND CHEMIST-Charges: Gold, silver, copper or lead, SI each: gold-  silver, $1.50; silver-lend, SI.50;. gold-  silver, with copper or lead, $-2.50; zinc,  $2\ silver-lead-zinc, j*3, Prices {for  other metals on application. Longdistance 'phone 67. P. 0, Box, B lloS,  Nelson, B.C.  wm&hmms&mB  The Argo Mining  and Tunnel Oo.  Samples of Ore from some  of the claims owned by the  Company may been seen on  exhibition in various places in  the City.  OLA   LOFSTAD,   President.  Dealers in Fresh and Salt A [eats, Fish,  "and Poultry. Shops in nearly all the  towns of  Boundary ancl  Kootenay.  I COPPER STREET, GREENWOOD  SMOKE.....      GREENWOOD and  Mountaineer and Kootenay Stan  dard Cigars.    Made hy  J. C. THELIN &-Co,.'NELSON.  MIDWAY STAGE!  Take your Repairs to  ^A. Br: TVfORBISON, GRAND FORKS  THE LEADING JEWELER  of the Boundary District  Leaves (jri'eenvvood for Spokane  at 7 a. ui., and for Oroville at 2:30  p. m. Archie Gtillts.  CITY  Baggage transferred to  any part of the City. Furniture moved to any part of  the District. General Dray-  ing of all kinds.  SIDNEY OLIVER.  The Best Arranged Cigar Factory  at tlie Coast, where the  B.C., Old Sports  and the Famous (Clear Havuiias)  [brilliantes  are turned out iu larger quantities  than ever.  SOLD ALL  OVER   PROVINCE  w Made by WILBEKG & WOLZ &  L   New Westminster, B.C.       ���������  Frank Fletcher  Provincial Land Surveyor,  Nelson, B, O. J  LOWERY'S CLAIM  During the 37 mouths that Lowery's  Claim was on earth it did business all  f.vnr   the   world.      Tf   wis   flip   r.iopt  unique, independent oiid- tearless journal ever produced in Canada.   Political  and theological enemies pursued it with  the venom of a rattlesnake until the  government shut it out of the mails,  and its editor ceasad  to   publish  it,  partly on account of a lazy liver and  partly because it takes a pile of money  to run a paper that is outlawed. Ihere  are still 25 different editions of this condemned journal in print.   Send 10 cents  and get one or $2 50 midget the bunch.  R..T. LOWEKY.  Greenwood, B. C  About Float,  Float is not a periodical.  ' It ia a book containing 86  illustrations all told, and  is filled with sketches and  stories ��������� of western life.   It  tells how a gambler cashed  . in after the flush days of  Sandon ; how it rained iu  ]STe\\- Denver   long   after  Noah was dead.;   how a  parson  took  a' drink   at  Bear Lake in early days ;  how justice was dealt in  Kaslo   in  '93;   how the  saloon man outprayed the  women in Kalamazoo, and  graphically    depicts   the  roamings   of   a   western  editor among the tender-  feet in the cent belt.    It  contains the early history,  of Nelson and a romance  of tho Silver King mine.  Jn   it are  printed three  'western  poems, and dozens of articles too numerous to mention.   Send for  one before it is too late.  The   price   is   25   cents,"       j  postpaid to any part of the  world.    Address  all   letters to  NOTICE  Tenders will he received by the undersigned up lo the 22iul day of April, 1911,  at 5 p. iu., for the purchase of Block 27,  Subdivision of Lot No. 541, Group one,  New 'Westminster  District, situated in  the City of Vancouver, and being the site  of the old Provincial Court House.   Each  tender must be enclosed in  a registered  letter  and ���������'.���������'must, be  addressed  to' the  undersigned, and plainly marked "Tender for old Vancouver Court House Site,"  and must be accompanied by an accepted  cheque for ten per cent, of the first pa3'-  meut of the purchase"money.   Payment  I for the property will'be accepLed in  instalments of oue-quarler of the purchase!       '"  money.   The first of such instalments to | Death  be paid within thirty days after the acceptance of the tender, land the other  three annuity thereafter, with interest at  the rate of six per cent, per annum.   In  the event of the person whose tender is  accepted failing to complete the first instalment within thirty days of the notice  of such acceptance the sale lo him will be  cancelled aud his ten per cent, deposit  forfeited.   The cheques of unsuccessful  tenderers .will be returned.     The highest  or any tender will  not necessarily   be  accepted.   No commissions of any kind  will   be  allowed.  WILLIAM R. ROSS,  Minister of Lauds.  Department of Lands,  Victoria. R. C, March 7th, 'iQir.  this winu-r fuia cSO fo Si40 pr-r  ton. Oats wert;' soif* frorn (jq  cents to $1 lu per bushel. * There"I  were during the winl.er between  1.400 and 1.500 teams hauling*!  supplies west from tho end of the  steel at Wolfe creek 10 thecampt*,,  1W       * , I where the men  were ei'-jagcd in  the buds and blossoms fall with  ripened fruit and in the common  bed of earth, patriarchs and babes  sleep side by side.  -.Why    should-.we   fear .that  whtch. will come to all that is? would re*ach an ���������  We cannot tell; we do not know  which -is   the. greatest. L,ife  or  "We cannot say that death is  not good. We do not know  whether the grave is the end of  this life or the door of another,  or whether the night here is somewhere else a dawn  thelimit in'thi-* matter.  It is impossible io do any more  than is beingJoneirj the forwarding ofsupplics.   It more were done  the    construcM m- of    the    road  ncreditable sum. 1  The only thing to be done is  to  wait  for   the  steel.    When   the  road is built to a point nearer the  work, 'the construction work can  be carried   forward   much   more  cheaply.   . -    .  ���������"rhedicipli'-einthecHmpshas,- _. ..������ u������,uuge������  a mass  been excellent and there has been  of rock amounting to 24,000-cubic  no crime.    Payment to the men is yards  IS THE QREATEST  THEATRICAL i SHOW PAPEB  IN THE WORLD.  $4.00 Per Year,/ Single Copy, 10 Cts,  '    ISSUED WEEKLY.      '     ".  Sample Copy Free.  FRANK QUEEN PUB. CO. (Lid),  ALBERT J BOBIE PUBLISHERS,  " JtuS/os*.   ���������   ������ W. ma St., NbvYqss,  the Athabatka river. The channel below tne-dam was left "perfectly'dry'and that above rose  very quickly. In 15 minutes the  flood cut a new channel." "The,  charge of black powder placed  in the mine was valued at $4,O0Q>  and there was dislodged ;a' mass  r  ���������sr^t-t-v,^ ������������������-        i. i',    ,. ������-iiiiic.    i-ajment to tnemenis yards.  more fortunate, the child dying  in its mothers arms before its lips  have learned to form a word or.he  who journeys all  the- length of  been no theft. There was much  sickness, chiefly typhoid fever,  last fall. This was apparently  not due to any lack of care of,"the  life'sunevearoad,'PainfuHv tak V      K or car.e ������Mbe r]ed we  in-the last f,w V ��������� V   tak-meti, since the worse-cases ..occur-- wagons  iUi!   ike lasi   lew   "?tf>nc   tn.;'.. ���������,.*., rr , ,   ^  winter was " so mild in  northern Alberta.that there was  no sleighing except for very brief  periods and the supplies were carried west  to  the   mountains   in  COUNTY COURT OF YALE.  A SITTING Of the County Court or Valu will  be holdon at the Court House, Greenwood,  on Tuesday the 13th clay of June, 1!H1, nt  eleven o'clock in tlie forenoon.  Hy order,  W. G. McMYNN,  .Registrar C. C. of Y,  New Edition of the  COPPER HANDBOOK  ^ T. Lowery  GREENWOOD, B. 0.  Get your Razors Honed j  and your Baths at  Frawley's  Barber. .  Shop, Greenwood,  Vol. VIII., issued May,  1909, contains  1,500 pages,  with  nearly 50 per cent.  more matter than the preceding* edition.  The chapters with mine descriptions  and on statistics have been carefully  revised  aud  the bulk of   the  matter  therein is  ENTIRELY NEW  There are 25 chapters.  Covering- Copper History, Geology,  Geography, Chemistry, Mineralogy,  Mining, Milling, Leaching, Smelting,  Refining, Brands, Grades, Impurities,  Alloys, Uses, Substitutes.Terminology  Deposits by Districts, States,Countries  and Continents, Mines in Detail, Statistics of Production, Consumption, Imports, Exports, Finances, Dividends,  etc.?  Thc Copper Handbook is concededly  the  World's Standard Reference  Book on Copper.  The Copper Handbook contains, in  this new and greatly enlarged edition,  about 50 per cent, more matter than  thc Bible���������though not .necessarily a  better book because of its great bulk.  It is filled with FACTS of vital importance to.  THE INVESTOR  THE SPECULATOR .  THE METALLURGIST  THE CONSUMER  THE MINER  '.ug the last few steps with stall  and crutch.  ���������'Every cradle.asks us: 'Whence?' and every coffin:  'Whither?'  The poor   barbarian   weeping  above   his dead, can 'answer the  question as intelligently and satisfactorily as the robed priest of  the most authentic creed; the tearful ignorance of the one is just as  consoling as'the learned and unmeaning words of the other,  "It may be that death gives all  there is of life; if those who press  and strain against our' hearts  could never die, perhaps that love  would wither from the earth.  "Maybe the common .. faith  treads from out the path of our  hearts the weeds of selfishness,  and I should rather live and  love where death is King than  have eternal life where love is  not.  "Another life is not, unless we  know again and love the ones  who love us here.  "They who stand with  breaking hearts around this little grave  need have  no fear.   The larger  and nobler faith in all this is, and  is to be, tells us that death, even  in its worse, is only perfect rest.  "We know  that   through  the  common wants of life, the ne"eds  and duties of each hour,   their  griels will lessen day by day until at last these graves will be to  them a place of rest and peace���������  almost of joy.  There is for  them this consolation; the dead do not suffer.   If  they live again their lives surely  will be as good as ours. We have  no fear; we are all children of the  same mother and   the same fate  awaits us all.   We, too have our  religion-and it is this: help for  tbe living, hope for the dead.  red among the cugicecio and iLc  storekeepers, and there were more  of these taken ill in porportion  than there were of men in the  camps."  Mr. Kuiiander had one peculiar  experience during tbe winter. He  loosened so large a volume of rock  in one blast, that the dislodged  rock   iormcrl   a  complete  dam to  In the.mountains there  was, uo biiow aud n was, impossible to use sleighs.  ECONOMICAL.  Too many people attain to wealth because they practice a cheese-paring and  mean economy that gets everybody down  on them.  They practice, in fact, an economy [ike.  that of old  William Brewster,1 of  Sag  Harbor.      William,   yon   know,' would  never buy oysters because  he couldn't  eat shells and all.  FAMOUS   BY FANNIE M.l.OTHRQP    <^<a  Four Years More.  JOHN OLIVER KOBBES  The 'Literary Life of Mrs. Cralgic.  The brightest, wittiest and keenest of contemporary writers is Mrs. Craigie,  better known to the world of letters as John Oliver Hobbca. Hor specialty is human  nature; she delights to vivisect humanity us a whole, to put some poor struggling  emotion under the microscope of her investigation and study it as Bincfc would a  ���������bacterium. Tho results of her. findings are delivered in epigrams, clear,.crisp,  cynical at times, but always clever. .Sho stimulates .thought in her readers; she  irritates at times, arouses antagonism, challenged opposition, but she forces attention. Thc threads of her destiny unite her lo tho United States by birth and an-  Price is $5 in-Buckram with gilt top.  ������ ���������1Vaagenuine ful1 "brarymorocco  TERMS are most liberal. Send no  money, but order the book sent to you  all carriage charges prepaid, on one  week's approval, to be returned if unsatisfactory, or paid for if it suits. Can  you afford not to see the book and iudce  for yourself of its value to you ?  WRITE NOW to the editor and pub-  hshcr, *  HORACE J. STEVENS  36, SHELDON'BUILDING, HOUGH-  TON, MICH., U.S.A.  It will take four years more to  complete the Grand Trunk Pacific railway through the mountains to Prince Rupert, says J. M.  Kuiiander to the Winnipeg Free  Press:  "The trouble in connection with  the < construction of this road  through the mountains," said the  visitor, "is the excessive cost of  supplies, which must be taken for  hundreds of miles in wagons, on  sleighs, and by; pack train on the  | backs of horse's..' Hay  coat  me I  ._��������� ,   *..i; uwiuj, nui Kruno grantjlather being u  . fax Parliament lohg'beforo tho Declaration of independence.'  '/When a child of three she was taken on tho usual tour through Europe, tho  'beginning of her'many travelling experiences. At a very, early age she showed  preliminary symptoms of her appetite for literature in her unsatiablo rending of  the books of others, and in attempting to add her few drops to the ocean of literature. At nine she received a prize for a story "Lost, a Dog," contributed to Dr."  Josiipli Parker's paper "Tho fountain," birt did ho serious literary work until  after her marriage. She was educated nt University College, London, ancl took  later courses in Rome and Paris, receiving much of her training n't the Itoyal  Academy of Music.  When only nineteen she wns married to Reginald Wnlpole Craigie of the Bank  . of England, and her brief nnd unhappy.matrimonial experience was terminated  in 1805 by a divorce in which her young son was given into her custody. With  him she went to the beautiful home of her piireuU, a delightful, solid, old-fashioned  mansion at Lancaster date, oiit; of the fine residential section ��������� of London. No  house in the English metropolis gathers within its hospitable walls a greater  number of famous people, the dinner-parties often consisting of forty or fifty  guests nnd running thu spectrum of attainment in all phases. In this congenial  and inspiring atmosphere Mrs. Crnigiu has blossomed into fuller power.  Her litcrnrv oiitnut.   '.Iimn������li '������< " ''���������������"  '---'  *  -'J  "I  ' J  >��������� i  ,.    ...-������,���������.. ......j.   lyMKIlbJlUBS Hilt  ful dark hair and largo black eyes."  EolcroJ iccordlog to Act of tlio Farllamcnt of Canldn, In tho ytir 190$, by W, 0, Mack, ot Hit Depurtmont o'f AKrluultiuo  ^srr'rr.^;sr^T^f.ir.^^r?:!zrssi^  "A'A-  Iff'  m  ���������at. . ,feV:'X:;'V'-:;/':^.'  :'r%Pw}'-������\iU,  THE  tEDGE; ; G   ^&0MT^^^^M^^.  Varied  Items of Interest to the  Farming Community.  A LIGHTHOUSE KEEPER'S  STORY  Tr.lS VILLAGE NOT DULL.  SKIMMING   SURFACE   A   CRIME  W1&  Influenza, pink eye, epizootic, distemper and all nose and throat diseases cured, and all others, no matter how "exposed," kept from having  any of thesedlseuses with SPOHN'S LIQUID DISTEMPER CUKE.  Three to six doses often cure u case. One 50-cent bottle guaranteed to  do no. Best thing for brood marcs. Acts on thc blood. Mc and $l-a  bottle. 80 and $11 a dozen bottles. Druggists and harueBS Bbops.  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Greggs���������Yes, they raised the commutation rates on me and I have  transferred to  a town girl.���������Life.  Quickly stops coughs, cures colds, bculs  the  throat and - lungs. ���������   -   -   25 cents.  Being unselfish is a virtue some,  people try to dispense with.  Corns cannot exist when Holloway's  Corn Cure is applied to them because  it goes to the root and kills the growth.  The number of unmarried women in  England and Wales exceeds the number of unmarried men by an majority  of nearly 200,000.  '���������      The   Labrador   Coast  Dr. Grenfell says -that the Labrador  coast whichhe knows so well is every  whit'as beautiful as that of Norway,  and he is working on a chart which  will be accurate enough' to guide  pleasure craft through the bays and  channels of that "shore: There is really  nothing to go to Europe' for but the  ruins.���������Youth's  Companion.  Anyway the  railroad engineer gets  a run for his money.   i  Minard's  Liniment relieves Neuralgia  His Trouble  "Then wealth doesn't bring happiness?"  "No; since wc inherited money my  people don't want me to loaf in the  grocery. And I can't get no comfort  out of loafing in a bank. The hours  are too  short."���������Pittsburg Post.  Another Modern Miracle  Locomotor Ataxia Cured  .. The Sufferer Had Been Given Up as Incurable by Several  Doctors-Hospital Treatment Also Failed���������Dr. Williams'  Pink Pills Worked the Miracle.   <  Before the discovery of Dr. Williams' Pink Pills, locomotor ataxia  was considered an incurable disease. It hns been fully demonstrated,  however, that this disease can be cured through the use of these pills,  where the treatment is persisted in, and the directions carefully followed..  _ Locomotor ataxia is a disease of the spinal cord, and .first shows itself  in an inability -to ^tand erect when the eyes are closed, or in the dark.' It  is characterized by peculiar disturbances of the gait, nnd difficulty.'in'.governing, the .'motions, of the legs. One of the commonest and earliest signs is  a tired feeling,, particularly noted in the knees and ankles. This sensation  . in provoked by slight exertion, and is not relieved by rest. Often a nuuib  feeling is associated with it, nnd these two symptoms are always present  in'the: early stages. As the disease progresses, there is an increase hi the  duration and extent of the numb feelings, covering ut times the foot alone,-  then extending to the leg. The disease-is usually of slow ..growth,", and the  increase and intensity of the symptoms is not noticed, but* its progress is  constant, and generally approaches a total lack of feeling in the legs, causing a wobbling gait and an entire inability to govern the steps.���������"���������".-. As - the  disease progresses thc patient loses all control over bowels and water,.and  becomes utterly helpless, and litis to be cured for like a child.  In proof of the power of Dr. Williams' Pink Tills to cure this terrible  malady, Mrs. Sarah .June Ruller, of Antler, Sask., says: "For seven years  from 1900 to 1907, my son James was ufllicted with locomotor ataxia... During that time he *.yas treated by several of the best doctors in the West, but  tlieir treatment failed to be of any benefit, nnd.lie kept growing worse and  worse, till finally he lost all control of his limbs, and could not move at all.  I had to carry him from his bed to n chair, where I would have to tie him,  to enable him to sit up. He was as helpless as an infant; he lost nil control of liis kidneys and bowels, and we .daily looked for death to relieve him  of his suffering. In 1805 we sent him to Brandon Hospital, hoping that  the treatment there would benefit him. In this, though, .we were disap-  pointed> nnd the hospital doctor advised me to take him home, as they, said  they could do nothing for him. At this time a friend 'advised the use of Dr.  Williams' Pink Pills. Being willing to try anything in the hope of finding  relief for my boy, 1 bought a supply. In less than three months I noted a  slight improvement in his condition. In six months he could walk once more  and from that on the improvement continued, till now he is fully cured nnd  once more able to attend school and do the chores about the house. What  Dr. Williams' Pink Pills have clone for him is truly wonderful, nnd I would  stnmgly recommend them to all sufferers, for they most certainly saved  my boy's life."  , -In substantiation of what Mrs. Ruller says, Mr. A. E. Steele, the well-  known lumber and coal dealer of Antler, writes: "With reference to whut  Mrs, Ruller snys concerning her son's cure by Pink Pills, I have no hesitation in saying that what she snys is .absolutely true in every particular, as  I am personally acquainted with the case." ,..;���������.  This great cure is not the only one performed by Dr. Williams' Pink  Pills. They have brought thousands back to health and strength after  some of the best doctors in the country have been forced to give up the  case as incurable. Not only in enses of locomotor ataxia, but in cases of  partiul paralysis, sciatica, acute rheumatism, and many other severe ailments have they been successful. The whole secret of their wonderful  success is in tlieir power to make rich, red, health-giving blood���������the one essential for good health. The pills are sold by till medicine dealers, or direct  by mail nt 60 cents a box, or six boxes for $2.50, from The Dr. Williams'  Medicine Co,, Brockville, Ont.   -  So Says E. R. Parsons, writing in the  Dry  Farming Congress '  Bulletin  Tins fall I have received so many  letters of the same tenor that an answer through the Bulletin would seem  desirable. One farmer1 writes: "I  have been plowing my land about  five inches, following strictly all the  rules laid down for the conservation  of moisture, but getting only about  ten .bushels to the acre, which is'  hardly payable. How can I increase  my.yield?" The trouble with this  man is the trouble with all���������farming  too much on the surface. Deep plowing, deep rooting, and holding the  moisture where it cannot evaporate,  is the only antidote.  Besides the loss of moisture engendered by shallow plowing, we have to  consider an equally serious evil���������the  combustion of humus. There is nothing.facilitates this as much as'shallow plowing and frequent .shallow  tilling.  Secretary Wilson has already drawn  our atention to this by denoting it as  '"a'Vicious system of farming," and  the only way around it, as I pointed  out at the time, is by plowing deeper  and cultivating the fallow less, but  putting, it in belter shape for accumulating moisture.  . In many places our sandy loams  are already becoming exhausted and  so devoid of humus that some of our  farmers say it docs not pay to plow  them deeply.  Humus is a carbon compound, and  when the oxygon of the air attacks it  it becomes carbon dioxide���������the carbonic acid gas so deadly to human  life, so indispcnsible to plant life. '  In dry climates, when humus.is at  or near the surface, this combustion  can go on unimpeded; but in humid  climates it is much slower on account  of the water film around each particle  which protects it from the oxygen.  Therefore, it is plain that, in order  fo save our humus, we must keep it  damp, keep it away from the atmosphere, bury it as deeply as possible.  This'element of our soils is found  almost entirely on the surface, being  a product of the sod,' and every atom  of it that finds its way into the atmosphere is a dead loss to the farmer.  Pure humus is said to be able to  hold 200 per cent, of water, whereas  some soils will not hold over 20 per  cent, without leaching.  Some farmers will contend that  deep plowing on their soils does not  bring results, and there is much truth  in-this, for often tlieir last chance to  raise a crop is to skim the surface  again and use up the last particle of  humus. But this, of course, is burning the candle at both ends. The  remedy'is to plow deep at the start,  incorporate the surface humus with  10 inches of.soil, and then if too thin'  to, raise fair crops plow under more"  green material until the results are  satisfactory.  The most handy crop for this work  is fall rye, because it can be raised  during the winter months nnd plowed  under when a font high in time for  planting the regular crops. They say  in Germany that land that will not  respond to deep plowing is not agricultural soil, but where this is the  case through lack of humus, it enn be  remedied, for our soils are usually  rich in all the mineral elements, and  barnyard manure and green crops will  supply thc other. A soil that is becoming exhausted for want1 of humus  can be planted with alfalfa, which will  eventually replenish it; but in order  to- obtain a stand, 8 to 10-inch plow-'  ing is necessary, and if the soil that  is turngd up is poor and thin, a top  dressing of rotten manure of old corral dirt is the thing before drilling  the seed in. By this method I have  raised alfalfa on a sand bar, and after  six years plowed it up and took off  a crop" of oats, nnd then back into  alfalfa again, this time without manuring.  The hardest and most unpopular  work that we have ahead of us is to  convert' the farmers of the West to  deep plowing. It took England 40  years to do this, and Germany 49. In  the meantime the average production  of small grain increased from 11  bushels to 40 and 45, nnd potatoes in  the islaYid of Jersey on land plowed  16 inches and fertilized with seaweed  for humus go from 600 to 800 bushels  per acre. In order .to obtain a lease  on farming land in the above counties, the tenant has to enter into a  contract to plow deep, rotate his  crops, and put back into thc soil what-  he takes out.  In this country, for the accumulation of moisture and the conservation  of humus, deep plowing is absolutely  necessary, and at the same time remarkably profitable; and in the exceptional case, where the land is too  thin,, it will. pay a hundred-fold to  fertilize it until you have n fairly rich  seed bed 10 inches deep.  From' the' lighthouse at Lobster  Cove Head, -Bonne Bay, Newfoundland, Mrs. W. Young sends an experience of Zam-Buk, which should  certainly act as a. true beacon light,  guiding all sufferers from skin , dis-  sease to a safe harbor of refuge.  Mrs. Young says: "I suffered with  eczema for seven vears, and to my  great delight Zam-bJk has cured me.  The disease started on my breast, and  spread until it extended over my  back. The itching and burning���������  especially when the affected parts  were warm���������was terrible; and yet  when the eruption was scratched or  rubbed, it turned to bad sores, and  caused great pain. I went to a doctor and tried various prescriptions,  but seemed to get no benefit, so tried  another doctor. Again I got no relief, so tried a third doctor, nnd then  a fourth. Although they nil did their  best for p*.e I got no relief from my  pain.  "Seven years* is a long time to  suffer, and I had got used to the  thought that I never 'would be cured  when I saw a report in 'The Family  Herald' telling how beneficial Zum-  Buk was in cases of skin diseases. I  thought there would be no harm in  giving this balm a fair trial, and  bought some;  "Well, from the use of the very  first box I saw Zam-Buk was going  to do me good. I persevered with it,  and the improvement' it worked in  my condition was ronlly wonderful.  It eased the irritation, stopped the  pain, and the sores began to dry up  and disappear. In short, I found  Zam-Buk all that was claimed for it,  and within a very short time it worked a complete cure in my case."  Not only for eczema, but for ulcers,  abscesses, varicose veins, bad leg,  poisoned wounds, cuts, cold sores,  chapped places" piles, ringworm,  children's eruptions, burns, scalds,  and all skin injuries and diseases,  Zam-Buk will be found unequalled.  All druggists and stores sell at 50c.  box, or post free from Zam-Buk Co.,  Toronto, for ' price. Refuse harmful  substitutes and'imitations.  Remarkable     Organization      Brought  Joy to  Kentish Hamlet.  Hildenborough, in Kent, is th* most  Never use a wooden spoon for stirring anything containing' onion, as  the wood will absorb the flavor and  will impart . it to other, foodstuffs,  even after a lapse of many weeks.  INFANTILE  PARALYSIS  A   Germ   Disease   Which   is   Baffling  the Doctors and Alarming the  People Generally  It may be said that doctors are  only agreed on two points regarding  this much dreaded disease.  First, that it is a germ "disease and  second, like all germ diseases can  only be fought with pure, rich blood.  Prevention is always the better wa'y  and that is why we are always talking about the wisdom of keeping, the  blood pure and rich ancl the nerve?  healthy and strong by using Dr  Chase's Nerve Food.  Rich, rod blood is a deadly foe to  disease germs whether they are germs  of infantile paralysis, of ^ colds, of  consumption or any other'disease.  Don't -let the blood get thin and  watery. Don't let the nerves get exhausted. The risk is too great. Every  dose of Dr. Chase's Nerve Food goes  to the formation of a certain amount  of pure, rich blood. For this reason  you are certain to benefit by this-  treatment.  You need not wait until you have  some form of paralysis before testing  this great medicine. Be warned by  headaches, sleeplessness, irritability,  failing memory and power of concentrating the "mind. "Restore the system  while still you have something to  build on.  Get new energy and vigor into the  system by using Dr. Chase's Nerve  Food. 50 cents a box, 6 boxes foi  $2.50, at all dealers or Edmanson,  Bates & Co., Toronto.  "Where is the cook?"  "She's in the kitchen preparing  supper for the doctor wife, dinner foi  the doctor, and breakfast for the students."  The Exception  It wns married men's night at the  revival  meeting.  "Let all you husbnnds who have  "trouble ' on your minds stand up!"  shouted the emotional preacher,at the  height of his spasm.  Instantly every man in the church  rose to his feet except one,  "Ah!" exclaimed the preacher,  peering out ut this lone sitter, who  occupied a chair near the door apart  from the. others, "you arc one in a  million."  "It nin't that," .piped back this one! Clear the  Complexion  of  helplessly, ns the rest of the congre-,   ,.   .. , .        ,  gallon  turned    to    gaze suspiciously    aiSIlglirillg    pimples,  atjun,    "I can't get up-I'm para-    blackheadS)    redneSS;    roughness, and other un-  "Well,  how   is   mnrnnge?"  said  a     .  ,   ,    ���������        .... ,  friend to tho newly-married man. Blgntly   Conditions;   Keep  "Oh, marriage is all right," replied 4-u    l.   j.     rx ������nrl whitp  the husband, "but woman is so curi- T/Ue Ulinas SOIT, ana wmtl,  the scalp clean, the hair  live and glossy, and preserve skin health by the  ed for a hundred more, nnd the third I ,]Sfi   nf   C,i\t\cuvn   Sonn  day for another hundred." USB   OI    lyUXlCUia  POap  "Whn.t,  three    hundred    dollars  in    assisted   when    necessary  three days?   Why, man, what did she  do with it all?"  "Oh,"  replied the young husband,  "she didn't get it!"  remarkable hamlet in all King  Georce's dominions. It is there'that  all the best balls are made for the  British national game of cricket. Except for a few London commuters who  live ther������, the entire population depends for livelihood on the manufacture of cricket balls. What distinguishes Hildenborough from every  other village in England is the "Hildenborough Club" nnd the "Village  Players," which have freed the village from that deadly dullne.-s that is,  characteristic of a majority of small  settlements.  Th������ "Village Players of Hildenborough" - are famous throughout  England. Many noted actors have  witnessed their acting. ��������� Among them  have been Sir Henry -Irving, Sir  Squire and r Lady Bancroft, Lady  Beerbohm Tree and Mr. and Mrs.  Kendal and others, all of whom have  ���������declared themselves amazed at .the  histrionic talent displayed. There  were no women in the compjiny nt  first. Later on they .participated as  the company grew capable of greater  efforts. So great.now is its skill thnt  the London daily newspapers of consequence always send their critics to  all first-night performances. Yet  these workingmen are their own instructors, and have never had the  assistance o'f either a professional  actor or stage manager. Some of  them were never in n theatre in  their lives. The plays, every accessory and the music have their origin  in  the village.  The "Players" always devote the  six weeks before Christmas lo rehearsals. Every evening is used.  On Sunday evenings knotty problems  are discussed after the church service, which is held in the club theatre.' The proceeds of the company's  public performance in the six weeks  following Christmas go a lon^ way  toward enabling the club to spend  large sums of money during the whole  of the year without much call upon  the scantily lined pockets of the villagers. ��������� There was a time when many  of the villagers got drunk regularly  in order to 'keep themselves from remembering that there" "was- nothing  else for them to do.  Eveiy possible need of the community ��������� is intended to be embraced  'by the Village Club. It is a night  school, a playroom for adults, a sick  benefit and burial society, a library,  reading room, common parlor, a mishap benevolent fund, an orchestral  society, debating society, .cricket club,  foptball club, chess, checkers,.quoits,  cycling, fishing and other clubs, a  bank, and a taxpayers' association-  all rolled into one. No villager lias  been known to.get intoxicated sipce  the club .got hold of the place. Refreshments of all kinds are sold at  the clubhouse' practically at cost  price. There are no paid servants.  Even the cleaning is done in turn by  volunteers on the weekly Cleanliness  Committee.  The annual dues are-5s. ($1.20).  All the villagers belong,. women as  well as men. The institution has  nearly a thousand members.  All the members' savings in the  bank are invested in loans to members, and the bank conducts a building society to' enable members-' to  own their own houses. The club is  the soul of- the village. There is no  part of the village life .in which it  does not participate, from the growing of the biggest, potatoes and cabbages, and the handsomest roses,  down to the best batting averages at  cricket, and the longest throw with a  cricket ball, from -the handsomest  baby of the .year tc the-, prettiest  home-made frock. /  The orchestra started with two  fiddles. For a while afterward every  instrument was a solo- instrument.  Now there are weekly concerts by an  excellent balanced band, led by the  organist of the parish church.  The village schoolmaster was the  father of the club. He wrote tho first  play and the organist composed the  music. The policeman painted-the  scenery. Fcr many a .night the first  rehearsals were something awful.  Tlie men thought it was neces-iary to  "act," and they could not. When at  last they realized they had only to be  natural they achieved" the touch of  genius.  What Hildenborough has done can  be accomplished by any village that  will try. It is only necessary to start,  and to keep in view the fact that-  the main object to be attained is  simple happiness, and that to gain  it each must be helpful to all and all  to each.  m  fTEAOT  WHITE,  UGttT  Tbe Rayo Lamp Isa high grade lamp, sold at a low price,  Th������r������ are lumps that loost'more, Bat there is no better lamp nsade at ������ny  prise.- Oonatrnotod of lolld brass; nickel pUtad���������easily,leapt clean; as  ornament to any room in an/ home. There is nothing known to the art  ���������f lamp-making that can add to. the t&1u������ of the RAYO Lamp as tt light,  (trint; dorioe. Srerr dealer;������T������rywhere. If not at jourt, writ* fords*  soriptlre circular to tne nearest azencr of , .  The Imperial Oil Company, Limited.  Real   Modest/  "An actor should be modest, and  most actors are," said ��������� James K.  Hackctt, at a luncheon in'Pittsburg.  "Bud I know a young actor who, at  the beginning of his career, carried  modesty almost too far.  "This young man inserted in all the  dramatic papers a "want advertisement that read:  " 'Engagement wanted.���������Small part,  such as dead body or outside shouts,  preferred.' " -  Impurities of the Blood Counteracted.���������  impurities in thu blood come from defects in the action of the liver. They  aro revealed by pimples and unaishtly  blotches on tlio shin. They must be  troutod inwardly, and for this purpose  there ia no moro effective compound to  he used than Parmelee's Vegetable Pills.  They   act  directly  on   the  liver   and   by  Going 'to Look At It  "Going to the auto show?"  "Sure thing, I want to see the thing  for which' I'm going to mortgage my  house when 1 get it paid for."  ouicJcIy stops coughs, cures colds; heals  th;   throat and  lungs. -   -   -   26 c������nta.  In a historical tragedy there are always two heroes, one in the piny, and  tlie" other in the box office.  Minard's Liniment for sale   everywhere  ���������Happiness  must be cultivated.    It  is like character.   It is not a thing to  u���������..i���������n. ������������������ i,.��������� 1.1,-.. ���������������������������,. 1 -���������   -  1-    -   be let sni'clv alone for a moment, or  Hettine up healthy processes have a bene-1 ���������,  ,.,:11    ���������.,   ���������.���������,,1,,     1?   a    i)i,���������i������a  flcial  ell'uct  upon   the  blood  so  that  im-   ^ wll] ,u" to weeds.���������I'., b. Phelps,  purities arc eliminated.  Keep an eye on the man who tries  to flatter you.  The Chicago Fire could have been  prevented with one pail of water but  the water'was not handy. Keep a  bottle, of Hamlins Wizard Oil handy  ancl prevent the fiery pains of inflammation.  is  name  to remember  1 you need a remedy  tor COUGHS    and   COLDS  Pumice soap and ammonia will  cure, .the worst case of tarnished  brass.. Just moisten the cloth with  ammonia-and rub it briskly over the  soap and apply to the article to be  cleaned.  Only One "BROMO QUININE"  Thnt is LAXATIVE BROMO QUININE. Look for the signature of E. W.  GROVE. Used the World over to  Cure a Cold in One Day.   25c.  "Do' you suppose Moses suffered as  much as Pharaoh in' the plague ot  darkness, Johnnv?"  ���������  "No'm, he had lights." .    .  "Did he?   What kind of lights?"  "Israelites."  SITUATIONS  VACANT  Men and Women Wanted to represent us locally.   Two dollars per day  salary   and   commission.    No  experience necessary.   Write,  J.,L.   Nichols  Co.,   Limited,  Toronto.  REST AND HEALTH TO MOTHER AND CHILD...  Mrb.Wikslow'b Soothing Syrup has been  ssed for over SIXTY YEARS by MIXTIONS of  MOTHERS for .their CHILDREN WHILE  TEETHING, with PERFECT SUCCESS. -It  SOOTHES thc CHILD, SOFTENS the GUMS,  AU.AYS all PAIN: CURES WIND COLIC. and  is the best remedy for DIARRHOEA. It '������������������<>���������  ��������� solutely harmless. Be sure and ask for "Mn  Winslow's Soothing Syrup," and take no othtr  kind.   Twenty-five cents a bottle. *  Minard's Liniment  Co.,. Limited.  Gentlemen,���������My daughter, 13 years  old, was thrown from a sleigh" and  injured her elbow so badly it remained stiff and very painful for  three years. Four bottles of MINARD'S LINIMENT completely cured  her and she has not been troubled  for two years.  - Yours truly,  J.  B.  LIVESQUE.  St. Joseph, P. O., 18th Aug., 1900.  ��������� Kansas City has provided its motorcycle "oops" with first aid to the injured-kits.  'On. Sale Everywhere.���������There may be  country merchants who do not keep Dr.  Thomas' Eclectric Oil, though they are  few and far between and these may sug-  frcst-that some other oil is just as good.  There is nothing so good as a liniment  or as an internal medicine in certain  cases. Take no other. The demand for  it shows  that it is the only popular  oil..  A man usually leaves the band on a  two for five cigar so that people will  imagine it is a ten-center.  Shoe Boils, Capped I  Hock, Bursitis  &re hard to cure, yet  wsmsm  v. 111 remove them and leave no fclem-  tab. Does not blistur or removo"  the hair. Cures any Puff or awolllne. Horao eaa  be worked. (2.00 per bottle,delivered.Book 6 D f r������o.  'ABSORBING. JR., (mankind, (1.00 bottle.)  For Bolls. Bruisei, Old Sorea, Swelling!, Gtoltn.  Varicose Veins, Varlcoaltiea. Allays Pain.  W. F. YOUNG, P. D. F., 137 Temple St., Springfield, Mast.  LYBASS, Lid., Hontrml, Canadian Agnta.  (I.o rnrnl.hf.l bjr lUKTIf. HOLE 4 W1!������M! IO., WlnaJpegl  TIIK MTIOSA.I. DIIUG  * tilOICAIi CO., 'Mnnl|>rg * Cal>  gur; 1 null 1IK.1DEU30.N 11KOS. 10., Ltd., \������ocou.er.  An Infallible Guide  when purchasing silverware���������  eliminating all guesswork���������is  te look for the  frade-marfc  "I84J ROGERS BROS."  The wonderful durability of this  silverware has been proved during the past sixty years.   If'  is the; heaviest plate made,  Bcsl tta sets', dishes, waiters,  etc., are stamped  MERIDEN &RIT* CO.  SOLD BY LEADIKG DEALEKS  "Silver Plate that Wears"  Might Have Been Worse.  On a celebrated occasion in Vienna,  when there was much excitement in  all the European courts over affairs  of "international moment, the French  ambassador was suddenly recalled by  his Government. "It is a very grave  affair, is it not," Prince Metternielf  was asked by a lady at a court bail,  "this recall of the ambassador?"  "Not so grave, I assure you, ma-  dame," the prince responded, "as it  would have been if it had baen the  French ambassador's cook who was  recalled, 'lhe nmbassador can easily  be replaced, but not his cook."  ous.  How is that?"  "Well,,the morning after our wedding day liiy wife asked me for a hun-  "drcd dollars.   The day after she ask  Not having heard anything of his  wife for "28 long years," ns he termed them, nn .applicant asked the.  Thames, London, court magistrate if  ho could marry again, The magistrate replied that if tho wife turned  up tho second marriage would not be  legal, but, as she had been missing  such a long time, evon if she did reappear, it was not likely that he  would bo prosecuted.  by Cuticura Ointment.  Utictira.  Soap and Ointment  Kflord tlie most economical treatment for  Itrlilnj, burning icily humors or Infants,  children and adulti, A tingle Jet 1j oitcn  ���������udlclcnt. Sold throughout the world. Bend  to Potter Drug A Chcm. Oorp, Boston,  U.S.A., for Si-puffe Cuticura Book mean aad  treatment ol ikln and bolt.       ,  When the Cat Was Sacred.  In the middle ages brute animals  formed as prominent a part in the devotional ceremonies of the time as  they had in the old religion of:Egypt.  The cat Aelurus was embalmed after  death and buried in the city of Bubas-  tis because, according to Herodotus.  Diana Bubastis, the chief deity of the  place, was said to have transformed  herself into a cat when the gods fltd  into Egypt.  Opened the King's Eyes.  When Fenelon was almoner to Louis  XIV. his majesty was astonished to  find one Sunday, instead of the usual  crowded congregation, only himself  and the priest. ��������� "What is the meaning of this?" said the King. "I caused  it to be given out," replied the'prelate, "that your majesty did not attend chapel to-day that you might see  who it was that came here to worship  God and who to flatter the kine."  Our  Friends  "'Tis friends  who make this desert  world  To blossom as the rose;  Strew flowers o'er our rugged path,  Pour sunshine o'er.our woes."  HISTORY   REPEATS   ITSELF  It makes no difference whether it is  millinery, skirts or germs���������the pros-'  ent season cannot claim anything  new under the sun. The deeper we  dig into the historical and traditional  past,' the more we realize we are  legatees of the old days ancl races.  There was Mercury, the winged  messenger of the Gods���������behold the  little cap-like bit of millinery and  the wing trimming that is nanied  after the fleet-footed one, which  adorns the puffs and curls of the  swift-fingered stenographer.  . The ridiculous "hobble-skirt" would  for dynasties of time have hampered  the Chinese women's walking even if  their feet were not crippled. The  "hobble" is not only the native  Chinese woman's straight, narrow  style of skirt, but the queer Egyptian  and Assyrian figures on stones unearthed by . Archaeologists are extremely hobbled.  Centuries ago Russia and the European continent were swept by an epidemic    of   an    influenza    type    that  passed into history.      Now "and then  it cropped out again in limited areas.  Over twenty    years    ago    the  whole  world   was  swept  by  this  same  disease in an: aggravated form and generally, named   "La   Grippe."    Since  then  year  by year  we have  known  and experimented    with    the Grippe  germ in all its forms and force. Much  has   been   learned  about  the  proper  treatment of these cases, but the best  specialists and   doctors   have agreed  that    the     standard     food-medicine  which has done duty for nearly forty  years is still the sheet-anchor for nil  Grippe victims.   Scott's Emulsion relieves   the  cough,   lessens  the  aches  and relieves the prostrating weakness  of this disease by thoroughly nourishing every part of the body with the  oil foqd which the health of the body  requires  when  Grippe germs  are  nc-  tive.   The Emulsion is especially use-l  fur in the hing form of the present  epidemic   which  is  the   most  severe  and widespread we have had for more  than twenty years.  Here's a Home Dye  That  ANYONE  Can Use.  HOME DYEING has  always  been more or  less of a difficult undertaking-��������� Not so whan  you use  wmm  Send forSamplo  Card and Story  Booklet 90  Tlie JOHNSON-  RICHARDSON  CO.. Limited,  Montreal. Can,  ������ inim* hi    JUST THINK OF IT !  With DY-O-LA you can color either Wool,  Cotton, Silk or Mixed Goods Perfectly with  the SAME  Dye.    No chance of using the  WRONG Dye for the Goods you have to color.  Dominion Express  art payable all over the World.  Absolutely tho best way  to remit money by mail.  TRAVELLERS'CHEQUES ISSUED  Monay tant by T������lagraph and Cablo  Foralgn Money bought and Bold.  Rats* for Monay Orders  $5 and under   ,      ,        I ceati  Orer   5 to $10 .      .       t   ���������"  "     M to    Jfl . 10     "  "      10 to   SO .      .      Ii     "  On Sal. in all Can. Pme. Ry. StmUant.  "What is your highest ambition?"  "To get my wife to speak to mc as  politely as she speaks to thc butcher  when she is ordering n steak by telephone."���������Chicago Herald-Record,  A baker says that one cupful of  liquid yeast is equal to half a compressed yeost cake or a whole dry  yeast cake.  A certain American judge has a dry  wit that is occasionally the cause of  very audible tittering through his  grim courtroom. The other day one of  the attorneys was airing his indignation. Ho had been robbed���������"Yes, sir,  robbed!" It was shnmful the ,way  things went right there under the eye  of the law. Finally the Judge noticed  the fuming and fretting one.  "What's tho matter now?" he asked.  "Matter?     It's a confounded   outrage!   Had my overcoat stolen right  from this room."  ..The judge smiled a little.  "Overcoat, eh?" he said. "Pnh���������  (hat's nothing! Whole suits are lost,  here every day."  What We Want  The body wants health; the imagination cries out for beauty; and the  heart for love, Tride asks for consideration; the soul yearns for peace;  the conscience for holiness; our whole  being is athirat for happiness and for  perfection.���������Amiel.  Blobbs���������Subbubs has moved in  town from Swnmphurst. He complains of being run down.  Slobbs���������Automobiles or gossiping  neighbors?���������Philadelphia   Record.  W. N. U.. No. 836.  < is  tS ��������� "^MTOTfiwmiii  THE   LEDGE,   GREENWOOD',   BRITISH   COLUMBIA1  EHOLT, B, C.  fl fiullllf HOST  John   JVIc^ellap  Proprieter.  WT*     T4/7   Greenwood Minors  H      V!    Union, No. 22, W.  ���������   A ���������    IT A.  p   Mif meet8 every  Saturday evening in Union Hall, Copper street, Greenwood, at 7.  Also in hall at  Mother Lode mine  Friday evenings at 7.  LESTER MACKENZIE, Secty.  MCNKKAI,   ACT.  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICE.  Monto Christo Mineral Claim, situate in tho  Greenwood Mining Division of Yale District.  Where located :���������In Boomerang Creek Camp,  adjoining tho Bounce Mineral Claim,  TAKE NOTICE that I, Sydney M. Johnson.  Free Minors' Cortillcato, No. B28D85, for self  and ns ugent for M. W. Smith, 'free Miners'  Certificate, No. BM830, and Philip B. 9. Stanhope, Kreo Miners' Cortiiieate, No. B28920, intend, sixty days from date hereof, to apply to  tlio Mining Kocorder for a Certificate of Im  Rl'SERVi*.  MOTICE is hereby jriven that all vacant  *' Crown lauds not already under reserve,  eltuated within the boundaries of the Land Recording Districts of Cariboo ami Wllooet, and  the Kamloops Division of Yale Land Recording  District, are reserved from alienation under the  "Land Act" except by pre-emption.  ROBT. A. KENWICK,  Deputy Minister of Lauds.  Department of Laiids,  Victoria, B. C, April 3rd, 1911.  The United States lias become  a nation of cigarette smokers.  Little wonder that there is so  much insanity on the 4th of July.  NOTICE.  PUBLIC NOTICE W hereby given that, under  the authority contained in section 131 of tbe  nelson, B. &  W. C. WELLS, Proprietor.  First-class in everything.  Steam heat, electric light,  private baths. Telephone  in every room. First-class  bar and barber shop.  'Bus meets all trains.  GRAND CENTRAL   3EIOTBIJ   Opposite Postoffice, NELSON, B. C.  f  American aud European Plans.  H. H. PITTS, Prop.  And further take notice that action, under  section 37, must bo commenced before the  issuance of such Certilicato of Improvements.  Dated this 11th day of March, A.D, 1911.  movements, for the "purbose"of"ohtalnrng''a ( "I**"! Act," a regulation has boeu approved  Crown Grunt of the above claim. I b>*the. Lieutenant-Governor m C ouncll fixing  ���������    *  - ��������� the minimum sale prices of Orst and second-  class lands at $10 and $5 per acre respectively.'  This regulation further provides that the  prices fixed therein shall apply to all lauds  with respect to < which the application to purchase is given favorable consideration after  this date, notwithstanding the date of such  application or any delay that may have occurred in thc consideration of Uic same.  Further notice is.hereby; given that all persons who have pending applications to purchase lauds under the provisions of sections 34  or 36 of the "Land Act" aud who arc not willing to complete such purchases under thc  prices fixed by thc aforesaid regulation shall  beat liberty to withdraw such applications and  receive refund of the moneys deposited on  account of sucli applications.  WILLIAM R. ROSS.  Minister of Lands.  Department of Lauds,  Victoria, II. C, April 3rd, 1911.  MINKRAL   ACT.  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICE.  Dixie Mineral Claim, situate in the Greenwood Mining Division of Yale District.  "Where located:���������Providence Camp, Greenwood Mining Division, Yale District.  TAKE NOTICE that wo, Donald Alexander  MaoDonalil, Kreo Miners' Certificate, No.  B28!HI7; .fames Napier Paton, Free Miners'  Certilicato, No. :B2I)101; -, nnd James Stuart  Birnie, Free Miners' Cortiiieate, No. B2U137,  intend,sixty daysfrom tho date hereof, to apply  to the Mining Recorder for a Cortiiieate of  Improvements, for the purpose of obtaining a  Crown Grant of the above claim.  And further take notice that action, under  section 37, must ho commenced before the  issue of such Certificate of Improvements,  Dated this IMth duy of March, A.D. 1D11.  It was Pope who said that slander stings the brave. The coward seeks to give no offense, and  ifl consequence the serpent of  slander seldom spits poison at  him unless it is completely out of  a job.  Tin-: editor of the Kaslo paper  is going- to the Coronation in  June. He is taking his gun  along, and all his paid-up subscribers are praying for his safe  return. Joe will be at home in  L/Unnou. It will put him in mind  of flush days in Sandon.  CENTRAL HOTEL  PHOENIX.  The Nearest Hotel to the Granby  Mines.    Plenty of rooms, and one  of the largest Dining Booms in the  ������ty.    A. 0. JOHNSON, Prop.  J.  Insurance Agent  FIRE,  LUTE AND ACCIDENT  Fidelity Bonds, Plate Glass,  Commissioner   for   Taking  Affidavits  PROVINCIAL ELECTIONS ACT  GREENWOOD ELECTORAL DISTRICT  MINERAL ACT-  Certificate of ImDrovements  NOTICE  '"Emetine" Mineral Claim, situate in the  Greenwood Min'mir Division of the Yale District.  Where located:���������Iii Perkins Camp.  TAKE NOTICE that I, Isaac U. Hallett  asaffcnt for Everd Leslie Sleeves, Free'  Miner's Certificate No. B23929, intend, sixty  days from date hereof, to apply to the Mininfr  Recorder for a Certificate of Improvements for  the purpose of obtaiuinf a Crown Grant of the  above claim.  And  further take  notice that action, under  section 37, must be commenced before the  issuance of such Certificate of Improvements.  Dated this 4th day of April, A.D. 1911. I  ������������������I.'H. HALLETT.  Talk about opening wine.  Nothing in America, not even  that feminine cyclone, Carrie  Nation is deuce high to the wine  growers of France. They opened a few million bottles in one  day last week, and the Champagne Kid six thousand iniles  away.    Such is the irouy of fate.  TAKE NOTICE that I have received objections in 'writing to the retention of the following- names on the register of voters for. the  Greenwood Electoral District on the grounds  stated below.  .,..:���������:.:_:, ���������.,;;..;.  And take notice that at a Court of Revision to  be held on the 1st day of May, 1911, at the  Court House, at Greenwood at ten o'clock in  thc forenoon I shall hear and determine the  said objections, and unless such named persons  or some other Provincial voter on their-behalf  satisfies me that such objections are not well  founded, I shall strike such names off the said  Reg-is ter.  Dated at Greenwood this 6th day of April,  1911.  GEORGE CUNNINGHAM,  Registrar of Voters.  The following- persons are reported absent'  from the District.  No.  Naire.  Place.  PHOENIX,   B.   C.  QUEEN'S   HOTEL,  ���������PHCOHNI3C,     3.   C.  The Newest and Largest Hotel in  the City. Everything neat, clean  and comfortable. Steam heat and  electric light.   Meals and drinks at  -' all hours.  K.  V.  CHISHOLM, Proprietor,  DANNY DEANE, Manager.  THE RUSSELL HOTEL  Is pleasantly situated in the heart  of Grand Forks, and is convenient  to all the leading financial and  commercial instifeutinns of the city.  Travelers will find it a comfortable  place to sojourn when in the city.  FRED RUSSELL  WINDSOR HOTEL  The Windsor Hotel is one of the  best furnished hotels in the West.  It is located in the heart of Greenwood and within easy reach of all  the financial and commercial institutions of the Copper Metropolis. Heated with steam and lit  by electricity. Commodious sample rooms. The bar is replete  with all modern beverages and  the cafe never closes. Rooms  reserved by telegraph.  The Windsor Hotel Co  E. J. Cartier, Mgr.  17 Aitken, George Marr  18 Bailey, Edgar       ,  19 Banbury, ThomasT>avid  32   Bishop, Edwin Warren  53   Browning, Henry  61 Bunting, Herbert  62 Burbank, George Frederick  136   Cameron, Howard D.  140   Cookson, Wilfrid  207   Eniiis, James Joseph  268   Hallett, Arnold D.  2S4   Gillnm, John Francis Selby  292   Hyde, Edwy Hicks Tavener  385   Ludlow, Morley W.  411 Manchester, David  412 Marcineck, Joseph  401   Logan, William Howard  432   Munroe, John  4SS  Mrrshall, Murray Minor  501   Mcintosh, John Bruce  506   McKentie, Kenneth  519   McLeod, Murdock  533   Mclntyre, John  568   McMillan, Allan David  570   MacPherson, Duncan Mearus  700   Shrapnel, John Henry  712   Steward, Dan  717  Stuart, Randolph  732   Spence, Juhn David  788  Thomas, Arthur F.  5   Anderson, Cales  48  Buchanan, Duncan  79   Carrigan, Rupert  85   Chambers, Robert J.  105   Carlisle, Arthur  225  Hampson, James  278   Kier, Christian Albert  345   Main, James William  359 . Marquet, Charles  375   McDonald, Angus R.  17   Barrett, George McClelland  206   Hanson, Otto  423   McOrmond, Samuel T.  457   Olson, Edward  458; Olson, John A.  473   Prescott, John  485   Poupard, Percy Harold  488   Peretson, Morris  567  Teese, Samuel  574   Towns, Chqs. Henry  ���������������"   Yulll, Robert  620  Greenwood  Eholt  Boundary Falls  Greenwood  Greenwood  G reonwood  Greenwood  Anaconda  Anaconda  Greenwood  Greenwood  Greenwood  Greenwood  Denoro  Greenwood  Boundary Falls  Greenwood  Greenwood  Greenwood  Greenwood  Greenwood  Greenwood  Greenwood  Greenwood  Greenwood  Gxcenwood  Greenwood  Greenwood  Greenwood  Greenwood  Greenwood  Boundary Falls  Greenwood  Anaconda  ' Greenwood  Greenwood  Greenwood  Greenwood  Greenwood  Greenwood  Greenwood  Greenwood  Eholt  Greenwood  Greenwood  Greenwood  Greenwood  Greenwood  Greenwood  Greenwood  Greenwood  NEW ADVERTISING SCALE.  The newspapers in Greenwood, Phoenix and Grand Forks have adopted "the  following scale for legal advertising:  Application   for   Liquor  Licence  (30 days) $4.00.  Certificate of Improvement Notice  (60 days) $7.50  Application to Purchase Land Notices (60 days) J������7'50  Delinquent Co-owner Notices (90  days)  $10.00  Water Notices (30 days) $15.00  All other legal advertising, 12 cents a  line, single column, for the first insertion; and 8 cents a line for each subsequent insertion.  Thk founder of the Christian  Science church, Mrs. Eddy left a  fortune valued at nearly $3,000,-  000.    Beyoud tbe cavil of a doubt  this demonstrates that it pays to  cultivate loye, lite and truth. People will,pay well for religion if  you  give   them- the   kind   that  pleases.   Christain Science when  it is fully understood should make  all the world wealthy.  The cyanide plant,at;the Nap  oleon mine is running in a highly  satisfactory manner. It was  shut down for "a short time this  week in order to make a few  slight mechauical.changes.-  L/ast week the Grauby smelter  treated 24,472 tons of ore, making the treatment this year to  date, 344,448 tons. In order to  conserve the coke supply two  furnaces were blown .out last  week.  A station is being cut and preparations made to develop the  rich strike made in the Big Tun.  nel last week, The ore is worth  $110 a ton. It assays *31 gold,  191 *90 silver, and 2'7 iu copper.  No assay was made for lead.  The Mother Lode mine, near  Greenwood, has enough ore in  sight to ship 1,000 tons every day  for six years. It is possible to  break down 2,000 tous of ore  every day in the Mother Lode,  but the capacity of getting it out  of the mine is only equal to half  that quantity.  Negotiations are under way for  the bonding of the McKinley  group of claims in the Franklin  camp for $50,000 by the B. 0.  Copper Co. When a certain  clause is eliminated from the  bond the B. C. Copper Co, will  sign it and begin work at once.  The working'of the McKinley  will be a direct benefit to Grand  Forks.  New Fancy Ladies' Imported Hats, Potter's  Prints, Lowest Price in B.C., only 14 cents. \ Men's  ���������felloes,- Ties, Caps, etc. Dry Goods. Ladies' Fancy'  Lawn Ready to Wear Suits, Coats, Silks, Shirt  Waists of all kinds. Large -line of Skirts, Hair  Goods, Combs. Ladies' and Children's Shoes and  Slippers of all kinds. Lace Curtains, Dress Goods,  Muslins, Silk, Wool and Cotton Hose. Largest up-to-  date stock in Boundary.   Best Goods at low prices.'  MANUFACTURING JEWELER,  ^Sffif. to "ffinteSS N ELS0N, B.6*  THE LEDGE  Is published every Thursday at Greenwood, B. C , and the price is $2 a year,  postage free to all parts of Canada, and  Great Britain. To the United States and  other countries it is sent postpaid for  $2.50 a year. Address ali letters to The  Ledge, Greenwood, B. C.  R. T. LOWERY,  PUBLISHER.  GREENWOOD, B C, APRIL 20, ran  The   world is not   devoid   of  some great souls for the Inland  Herald says that the visit of Mrs.  Steunenberg, the aged widow of  Ex-govenor Frank Steunenberg of  Idaho, to  the cell of Harry Orchard, the coniessed murderer of  her husband, and her assurance  to Him of her unreserved forgiveness   for the greatest   injury he  could have done her, is an  example of Christian  charity  which  has   few   parallels   in   history.  Charity is not only the highest  mark of a real Christain spirit but  is one of the most rare.1   It was  one thing to entertain such  forgiving   thoughts;  it  was mani-  festly'-'nobler to express them to  one who had so cruelly wronged  her.    The   Lords   Prayer   must  needs "mean   infinitely   more' to  such a soul  after such .an utterance. ���������  The   Greenwood   smelter   has  enough  of  coke on the ground  and in  the bins to run the furnaces   until   June.     Last   week  1,000 tons arrived from the east,  and 4,000 more tous are in transit,  In addition, there are 1.000 tons  of western  coke on wheels   for  this smelter, between Greenwood  Bud Coleman.    The eastern coke  comes iu  fine racked cars of 40  tons capacity.    The Pensylvania  coke is much superior to  that ot  Coleman,  and  comes across the  continent with hardly any loss of  weight, while a car of Coleman  coke   will frequently lose three  or four tons,   owing to the fine  particles being jarred   lose    by  I the   railway   journey   from   the  rPass to Greenwood.  B. C.  NEWS  *35S53!������t8589K8S8K8i8fe"  A coal showing is being developed on the water front .near  Alberni.  This summer prospecting for  placer will be lively along the  Naas river.  The following- persons are reported deceased.  175  Tofrarty, Patrick  ���������"81   Pattinson, Joseph H.  A blue mark here indicates that  yonr  Subscription   has  become   deceased,   and  that the editor  would  once more like to commune with  your collateral.  Greenwood  Eholt  HAVE YOUR PHOTO TAKEN   -BY   J. H. JAMES of Greenwood.  LIQUOR  ACT,   1910  Section 35  NOTICE is hereby jriven that, on the 1st day  of June next, application will be made to the  Superintendent of Provincial Police for the  grant of a licence for the sale of liquor by  retail'ln and upon the premises known as the  Carmi Hotel, situate at Carmi. B. C, upon tbe  lands described as Lot B, subdivision ef I<ot  23(0, Group 1, Similkameen Division of Yale  District, B. C, Plan 109.  Dated this 13th day of April, 1911.  JOHN WIILIAM NELSON.  H. W. Farmer & Co.,  REAL ESTATE,  Rock Creek, B. C.  TRUST COMPANIES  EVERY COMPANY receiving deposits of  money or carrying-on business In the Province of British Columbia as a Trust Company,  as defined in the "Trust Companies Regulation  Act, 1911," is requested to furnish particulars  as to thc corporate name of the company, and  the name and address of Its managing director  to thc Inspector of Trust Companies, Victoria,  in order to receive a supply of farms to be used  In making thc return as provided in section 4  of said Act.  W. U. RUNNAIiLS,  Inspector of Trust Companies.  GREENWOOD CITY WATERWORKS  oo.  o. P. OF C.  GREENWOOD LODGE, No. 9  Meets every Sunday Night, at the  Miners' Union Hall.  C. G. JOHNSON, Sec.  MINERAL ACT.  Certificate of Improvents.  NOTICE.  The "Great Laxey" and "The Twin Mine"  Mineral Claims, situate in the Greenwood  Mining Division of the Yale District.  Where located:���������In Summit Camp.  TAKE NOTICE that I, Isaac H. Hallett,  as agent for Thomas Kermeen, Free  Miners' Certificate No. B29138, and Andrew  Hamilton, free Miner's Certificate No. B28949,  Intend sixty days from the date hereof, to  apply to the Mining- Recorder for Certificates  of Improvements, for the purpose of obtaining Crown Grants of the above claims.  And further take notice that action, under  Section 37, must be commenced before the  issuance of such Certificate  of Improvements.  Dated this 4th day of April, A. D. 1911.  I. H. HAI/LETT. n  Oliservator  Green  MINERAL ACT.  Certificate of Improvement/).  NOTICE.  ervatory Mineral Claim, situate In  the  wood Mining Division of Yale District.  Where located:���������In Carmi Camp.  TAKE NOTICE That I, James C. Dale, Free  Miner's Certificate No. B14338, Intend,  sixty days from date hereof, to apply to the  Mining Recorder for a Certificate of Improvements, for the purpose of obtaining a Crown  Grant of the above claim.  And further take notice that action, under  Section 37, must be commenced before the Issue-  ance of such Certificate of Improvements.  Dated this 1st day of April, A. D. 1911  THEN AND NOW.  The going of J. E. McAllister to  New York, removes a familiar figure  from the stirring life of the Boundary.  Since he came to Greenwood seven  years ago he has worked an expansive change in the affairs of the B. C.  Copper Co. Then the company  only had two 300 ton furnaces, the  Mother Lode mine, and many unpaid bills. Now the smelter has a capacity of 2000 tons a day, and a dozen  mines. Then the matte was shipped  to Tacoma. Now a converter turns  out blister copper 99 fine. Then the  company could not pay its bills in  town. Now it burns $2000 worth of  coke a day, pays the C. P. R. $333 an  hour for freight, pays dividends, owns  two automobiles, and has money in  the bank. Further comment is unnecessary, for results speak louder  than taffy woven into words and run  through a printing press.  E. G.   Warren, the new guiding  spirit of the local affairs of the B. C.  Copper Co., is a young and energetic  man, with an extensive knowledge of  the practical workings of mines, smelters and electricity.    He is endowed  with rare   executive, ability,   has   a  charming magnetic  personality, and  can mix with the multitude upon any  and all occasions.    Under his regime  we look for still greater prosperity to  cast its mantle over the upward  and  onward march of thc B- C Copper  Toronto  has more  churches  than almost any other city in the  world,  and yet the president of  the Methodist Young Men's Association, who has traveled around  the globe, says that it is the most  immoral city he has seen, except  Paris.   Evidently   there   is   too  much church in Toronto, and not  enough of God.    People cau have  a   plethora of religious systems  without being   moral,   and   too  much church tends to degeneracy  just the same as too much music,  The people of Toronto run to excess in matters of creed, church-  lanity and puritanism.    In their  zeal for chanting hymns and bowing their heads on Sabbath, they  shut out real goodness by frosting their souls with bigotry, fanaticism  and   a hatred for those  who do not do as they preach. The  public libraries are not opened on  Sunday,    nor the   art  galleries.  Children are not permitted to play  games in the parks, on that day,  and he who is bold enough to sell  a  paper or a postage stamp on  Sunday is liable to be arrested and  fined   or  jailed.    Little   wonder  that Toronto has gone to the bad.  The city is in need of more real  religion, and fewer religious systems.  BOUNDARY MINES  Co.  The United States has put a  tariff on Mexican bullets.  JAMES C. DAI^K.  Bebr and socialism haye made  Milwaukee famous.  TherB isn't much hot air about  the spring we are having this  year.  Three shifts are worked at the  Napoleon cyanide plant.  The Rawhide is shipping daily  to the Greenwood smelter between 700 and 800 tons of ore.  A strike was made on the Clifford claim last week. It is owned  by Pat Hickey and Ola Lofstad,  It is claimed that the Republic  mines are now shipping 8,000  tons of ore a month, valued at  $150,000.  There are now 30 men working  at the Lone Star mine, and the  tramway is working in a satisfactory manner.  The prospects of the Argo tunnel are looking brighter every  day and a large chute of ore mav  be struck at any time.  The Big Tunnel has alreadv  used up a carload ot rails, and  this week bought 2,000 feet from  the Golden Eagle mine on the  North Fork.  The Van Auda smelter is making tests with oil for smelting  copper ores.  Wm. Schmock will develop a  gypsum deposit that he owns  near Princeton.  The* Van Roi mill "near Silver-  ton will crush and concentrate  4,000 tons of ore a month.  Heinze has become interested  in the Porcupine district of Ontario. He will float a gold mining company. The company will  have a Canadian charter in order  to look more inviting to the capitalist from Great Britain.  The   stock   of   the   Standard  Mining Co., of Silverton, B. C,  is now being sold on the curb in  New   York.      The   company   is  capitalized   for   $2,000,000  with  shares at par value of $1.    As  shares were sold last   week   at  from $1.50 to $1.75 a share it  looks as though selling stock was  a- good business,    A New York  report   says   that   Patsy   Clark  turned   down   the   Standard   17  years ago.    This is a mistake.  It was the Reco that he abandoned after spending $9,000 on it.  He had a bond on the Reco dur-  the early days of the Slocan  for  $75,000.  The Northwest Mining News,  published in Spokane, makes the  following comment: "Unless zinc  and lead are to be considered  in  connection with the proposed reciprocity     agreement     between  Canada and the United States,  the people of British Columbia  cannot be expected to look with  much favor on the treaty.    Quite*  naturally such a measure must be  reciprocal to be acceptable to both  parties,    The Associated Boards  of Trade of Eastern British Columbia point out in a resolution  that the total zinc   tonnage of  Canada for the year 1910 was less  than three quarters of one per  cent, of the total produced in the  United States for the year,  and  that under the   most   favorable  conditions it would not amount to  more than 2l/z per cent, for years  to come.    We hold, as we always  have done,  that the,removal of  the import duty from both  lead  and   zinc   from   Canada   would  create no change in the prices of  those metals in this country, and  under the present proposed reciprocity agreement the people of  British   Columbia   should   urge  such a measure.".  etc.    No comment is necessary.  The envelope is addressed to the  Station Master, the Kettle Valley  railway,   K    V.   Railway    Co.,  Grand   Forks    station,     Grand  Forks, near Rossland, Canada.  The communication follows:  Dear Sir: In desiring a situat-1  ion such as 'Gate keeper or some  such work on the Kettle Valley  Ry. Co. its gives me pleasure to  say i   understand railway  work  quite well i was' Born in the Kail-  way Gatehouse and lived at Esk  Railway Crossing for some years  i Passed the medical examination  by the Government Doctor, very  steady abstainer from birth, and  do  not   smoke.    I beg   too say  there   was   no   vacancy   on the  English. Railway when the Rit.  Hon.   Lord  Braybr.ooke and Sir  W. Gibbey, Bat, and Sir C. Gold  (Magistrate) and the late Colonel  Byng     (Magistrate)     and     A.  Midyre,  Esqr  (Magistrate)   and  G~   C. G.   Smith,  Esqr (Magistrate)   and  the   Late  (Rev) G.  E.   Tanpton,    (Vicar)    and  the  (Rev).L. Thompson, and (Rev.)  A; E. Rawlison, and Mr. Mirchel,  Head School Master, wrote on my  behalf.  -Sir should i be fortunate enough  to be taken in the Honorable Railway   Service, 'I   am  sure  yours  faithfully  shall   be   as long as  God Pleases to let me live to serve  the Railway Company faithfully  and all my  further  zeal of My  Power Shall be  to Carry God's  good Name out in every way.    i  may kindly mention i Lunch with  the Late Colonel Byng, J. P. in  his own Hall.    My   late   uncle  John   Day,  Esqr. was for many  years Head Captain of H. M.S. R. V.  i have the honour to Remain with  Royal Respects By His Late Most  Gracious Majesty the King, and  also   By   (Her)   Most   Gracious  Majesty the Queen.  Yours faithfully,  Frank Reed.  Sir I desire to leave my good  wishes to God and also in   your  good hands with regards to a post  on the line.  Sir will you kindly Please Pass  my letter to the Gentlemen that  Employ the Railway servants,  with thanks.  Care of Mrs. Turner, Mirl Cottage  Elsenham Road, Stansted, Essex, England, 17 March,  1911.  ���������Grand Forks Gazette.  "AT IT HERE SUflCE 1900?'  rSaveloarJIoney;  ^������mrace flow I.  Wew#everv-onebkiow i  fyat we are paying -  <*^4������ Merest^  peratmum cre9\te^ m'lhV  on savings deposits ($1������-? (  ������upwrJ)jsul)jectToltri**  drawalhy cheque &-  on hme deposits of -  SlifmoMbflov-er..-'.  We invest money for clients  in first mortgages Sdoa  general financial business.  i wewant^orsavi^saccnT-  $jfypuare no!saving.-  sysTemaTicajlY', * ���������+��������� -*- ���������*���������  GoMnenceNpwWiltillS.  Deposits Dylnait ^^>  . -tjt^easily W<)1e3 ���������  "VoucansenS'bxDratl,  Post GlficeT 6$>re5s  0r<)er or RefeterecT*^  IaetteV ^.withdrawals  can be made *������������������������ -*��������� * ���������*  ������������������   ���������  ���������   ���������   ' <4*&Kt   .      .  ** any way you wish.  Wm?, Responsible  ReferW^?v* -.-,  Du^Bradstreets,  or To anyone in +���������  WriteBaWitWay  Do it now J H!!  [pVaixcoviver B.C.-^j  A Fall Fair.  The Greenwood Farmers Institute  was organized last Friday.    The officers are:    President, Dr. McLean;  vice-president, D. Mcintosh; secretary, K. C. B. Frith.    The directors  are Messrs. Rendall, Murray, Panel,  Bravard, Jackson and   Kinney.    At  the meeting more than $500 was suh  scribed towards holding a  fair next  fall in Greenwood.    It is proposed to  raise a fund of more than $2,000 for  prizes, and the success of the fair is  already assured.  C. McCarthy was fined $20 today  for interfering with W. G. Watson  when he was running the moving  picture machine at the Star Theatre.  Canada's Buffaloes.  An Interesting Letter.  No doubt officials of railways,  especially those under construction in this country, receive some  ore may J very interesting and curious communications, but the following is  about as rich as we have seen.  An endeavor has been made to  follow the copy closely regarding I ullllcs Ul  capitals,   punctuation,   spelling, I Spokane.  A man working for the C. P. R.  was injured one day last week at  Shields. He was placed on the westbound train, and a wire sent to have  an ambulance ready at Grand Forks.  Arriving, at the Forks no ambulance  was in readiness, and the injured man  had to lie out in the cold in the mail  wagon for some time, before being  driven to the hospital. From a humane standpoint this does not look exactly right.  When A. H. Noycs quit the journalistic arena in Greenwood he owed  a few people for cash, wood, wages,  paper, etc.    These people have not  been paid,  and they arc becoming  anxious to know what was done with  the stationery that was taken out of  the Times office during thc night of  March 9.    They would like to see  Mr.   Noyes come to the front like a  little man, and explain matters, that is  if he can break away from hisarduous  duties of selling coal mining stocks in  Edward  Ellis,   superintendent  of the Wainwright Buffalo Park,  has submitted his annual report  to the Dominion Parks Commissioner.   In this includes a census  of the animals living in the enclosure of the park at the present  time.    There are 808 buffalo, 7  elk, 35 deer and 3 antelope.   During the  past   year, 110   buffalo  were added by natural increase,  while the  loss   was but   seven.  There are now at Elk Park,  Lamont, 48 head of buffalo, and  at  Banff 24,   which makes   the  total number of bison in captivity  in Alberta, 881.  O TEMPORA!  O MORES  Editor Ledge:  Dear Sir���������When Mental was here  he hypnotised a man, and the subject  slept all day in the window of P.Burns & Co.'s meat shop, on a cot,  and properly covered.    This exhibition of science was no worse than a  dead lamb hanging in the window,"  yet Mr. Hilton rushes into print, denounces the spectacle as revolting and  shocking to children, and calls upon  the Mayor to prevent such sights in  the future.    Why all this fuss about a  sleeping man,   when   there   are   so  many really evil things that need to be  kalsomined or eliminated?    It is the  work of a clergyman to point the way  to a better life, but not by denouncing  trivial matters.    If Mr. Hilton wishes  to abas the evils that corrupt, corrode  and  demoralize the human race he  will  have to work  overtime,   even  with the Mayor as a side partner.  Yours truly,  TIMOTHY DORRIGAN.  Greenwood, April 17.  liwirt^^  KM--

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