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 *  'i  Vol.   XVII.  GREENWOOD, B. C, THURSDAY. AUGUS'T 18. 1910.  i ,->-.  ?      AUS 24191<\   I  ���������-^.WCTORl^iJ  1 j   **.  i"*-, *. 'H'--*-.-)  - ���������   ,��������� ���������*",.'���������",���������.-';./,  ^ -������������������>'���������'' -y'J  -, . --' >'-  -:/*-.^��������� -'���������/;  No.'6  HIGH-GRADE,GU|"RANTEED OVERALLS ARE NOT ONLY GOOD TOR  ,  TEN CENTS A BUT/ON AND 25 CENTS A RIP,   BUT THE MERCHANT  THAT YOU BOUGHT THEM FROM Will REPLACE THEM IF THEY DO NOT GIVE  CNTIRE  SATISFAC'ION.WITHIN THIRTY DAYS FROM DATE OF PURCHASE.  HKki  they WILL STAND, IT-because "they-are WADE TO WEAR  W  p.  * )m  I'  NOBODY BUYS OVERALLS TO PLAY TRICKS-WITH  THEM SUCH AS IS SHOWN IN THE PICTURE ABOVE.  'IN WHICH FOUR MEM EXERTED ALL THEIR STRENGTH  IN THE EFFORT TO RIP A PAIR OF PEABODYS'OVERALLS.  BUT IF'THEY WILL STAND THIS-MY WONT RIP '  UNDER THE HARDEST KIND OF LEGITIMATE  WE ARE   THE  AGENTS   OF  PEABODYS'  .GUARANTEED OVERALLS.  ���������e  Ca-R.BB'lsr'VT'OjO'D,     B.-   c.  We have,,just received a large and  well assorted line of  ,  GO  ������3  '--������-$tfov  32s*  , STRAPS, &c.  PrieeB to suit  the customer anil  goods to suit the price.  The best is the cheapest and  the cheapest the best for the  money.  S3H3S   THE  3CjI1>TE3.  You will suvo money by seeing  .i      t    .  P  u  The Furniture &'Stove Man.  PHONE 16. GREENWOOD, B. C.  The Windsor Hotel in one of tlii* best furnished M  hoi els iu the West. It is localed in tlie heart of ' {')}  Greenwood and within easy reach of all the fin an- jlu  cial and commercial-institutions of the Copper \\\\  ' Metropolis. Heated .with steam and lit by'elec- ' ?(������  tricity. . Commodious sample rooms. The bar is (II!  t' , replete with all 'modern beverages, and the Cafe   //������  ".i -never closes'.    Rooms reserved .ly telegraph. ~"{\\_  The Windsor Hotel Co.       W.- J. Carfcier, "Manager  THE PROSPECTOR.  7  "^\SSSS^^S^^^S^.SSr'SS!^S^!Z3ji  I  Until-you'size up'our Stock and Prices  We carry a BIG LINE of ALL KINDS.  T.  .T3yY  GREENWOOD,  OPPOSITE   THE   POST   OFFICE,  B. C.  PHONE  27     .   JB  ������������������^'J^lSir'SggS^SSSSS^SS'^HaSa  8  PHOENIX, B. (J.  Is opposite the Great Northern depot and ia a delightful"  haven for' the weary traveler. Great veins of hot water  run through the en the house, and bathiooms are al-  vins at the feivice of those in search of mati-rial  cleanliness. The dining room is an enemy to dyspepsia,  while the aiti.-tic appointment of the liquid refreshment  makes the drinks go down like eating fruit in a flower  garden, The sample rooms are the largest in themonn-  tains and  a pleasure to  drummers  with big trunks.  JAS. MARSHALL        -       -     . PROPRIETOR  \    J't'^-ffla'-f'-gS-JimQ*"*1**-***^^  TEMPERANCE - |  'is all right if shorn of Iiuiubuggcry. g  Too much  wat.-r drinking is just U  as injurious as too much liquor or 2  anything else. ft  OUR PURE WINES  AND.LIQUORS  arc medicinal if not abused.. Every  household should have a modeiate  Mi|>plv (if pure wiiii's or liqr.iT:-. in  tile' UOstt    lOI     -.'UUgl'lilA���������either   *-*������  intf"^|if,elf'1 viiilnrs or sti-Mi-n ill- ������  in-)..,   whin  .1 drop  fit -mi'' liquor \,  in time may forestall all iii.ces-.uj ''  for drugs. ������  LGreenwood Eiquor goinpaiiy, Tmportcrs/ Sreenwood, B. & ������  '���������������������������������|-*'ecK|'i<'|-gt*<&0������^^  ^'���������ff^BEgia*??^^  ON    PARLE   FRANCAIS.  GltEENWOOD,   B. C.  The Really Best I/cuss in the Boundary,  Recently Remodeled and Strictly l)p-to-  \Dvte.     Restaurant in Connection.  ROY&BOYER       -      -    ^PROPRIETORS.  The prospector has the honor to;  belong to an occupation, which ha  done' much for the welfare and  prosperity of the world���������an occupation which is dignified by the  persistent effort and honest toil of  many centuries and enobled by the  "endurance aud self sacrifice of  many forgotten' heroes. Although  history has left no record,of-his  doings, he must have searched the  wat-te places 'of the eai Ih ro fiiul  (l)0*precion3 neti nsflfnl minerals  long : before Phoenicians visited  Cornwall for tin, or "Hiram sent  in the navy-his servants, shipmen  that had knowledge of the sea," or  Ophir for gold; or King Snefru.  Pharoah of Egypt conquered the  Sinai peninsula''-for-its stoies of  copper. His adventures, privations, failures aud succef-ses must  have preceeded-and made possible  the advent of the Bronze Age of  prehistoric man, when the crude  implements and* weapons, of -stone  were-e*ist tfside'for ".those of_ better  -tiiateri;"^and'When progress-made  one of its early* epoch-making advances*, toward the fulness of its  promised inheritance. Since then  he has faithfully examined many a  roc'krihbed hill for the natural  treasures of the earth, but the  difficulty and importance of his  work have never beeu fu-ly appreciated or adequately recognized" by  his fellow man. Most of his efforts  are "born to blush unseen and  waste their sweetness on the desert  air," and even when a rich find  does crown his search with success  his remuneration is bub a meagre  pittance of the vast wealth he has  discovered.  No class of men lead a more  strenuous and adventurous -life  than these brave knights of the  mountain aud the stream. When  the ordinary man passes through a  dangerous spectacular experience  he delights to tell 'the thrilling  story to his friends. He looks  upon himself as a sort or hero.  He would not repeat the adventure for the world, neither would  he have missed it for the world  and the f-tars. But with the prospector these things are but the  commonplaces of life.  Sometimes we hear persons, who  sit snugly ancl lazily among the  comforts and luxuries of> Jiff, wonder why men will elect to waste  their! short lives in wandering  alone, over tho solitary places of  the earth, far away from the blessings and benefits of civilization.  But the "wonder" is short sighted  and narrow vibioned. These men  do not waste their lives. Even if  their arduous efforts seem to return  them void, even if they fall^by the  wayside and their white bleached  hones, uncoflined and unknown,  mark the place where they fell,  they have not lived in vain, for  they have struggled bravely nnd  manfully to discoveT the treasures  of God, which Ii'' has stored in  in the bosom of the earth for His  ��������� ���������hildi-eri  The Schools open upon Aug. 29.  J. R. Jackso'n, M.P.P., is1 on a  trip to the coast.  , Dolls and toys of many kinds at  Coles' Book' Store.  J. H. Goodovo, is on the day  shift at the Windsor hotel.  Mrs. Smith,' of Beaverdell, is  spending a fe\y, days in the city.  A. D. McMillan, i-ec-ntiy much-  inist at the smelter, is going to  Idaho.  Several Greenwood people will  shortly pay a visit to the Halcyon  Hot Spritig's. ���������  Tho bush rats are hunting for  deep holes. This is a sign of a  hard winter.    ,  liowx.���������Jti Greenwood, on Aug.  12th, to Mr. ' aud Mrs. Robert  Lennox, a son.'  In Phoenix, on Monday evening,  Scotty Lackie, knocked out Billy  Biner in the fourteenth round.  A child of William Huff's, aged  six months, died in tho hospital, on  Saturday, from summer complaint.  Lightning started a forest fire  in the Big Copper camp last Sunday, but it was extinguished'by  the rain. t ,  Tho government analyst at Victoria, states that the water from  Lynn and Twin creeks is perfectly  good, if filtered.  James Drum'and.P. W. George  did nob find the Portland Canal  district satisfactory, and have gone  prospecting up the Skeena river.  Owing to the financial depression  J. W. Millar and Alex. Davidson  have ceased to*.publish the paper  they established at Gr<i.iium, Alta.,  over a year ago'. --  Unusual bargains in fishing  tackle. Rods, reels, leaders, fly-  books, etc. Trout flies, 35c a doz.,  3 doz. for SI. 'Regular 50c a doz.  Ab Coles'Cook'Store.  Service will be conducted in the  Presbyterian church iu the even-  nig of .Sunday;first, by Mr. Mc-  Ivyr, of .Midway. There will be  no service in the.morning.  . Duncan Ross;i expects-, to finish  (lis, Graud- Trunk 'Pacific railway  cuutraet in about twelve mouths.  He-thinks that the entire road will  be finished in the spring of 1913.  On Monday, August 29th, an  excursion will be run from Greenwood to Nelson, so as to give the  people a chance to hear Laurier.  The fair for the round trip will be  83.25.  Recent raius have cooled the  atmosphere and damped the forest  fires,   much  to -the  relief of Sid.  DISASTROUS   FIRE  PHOEHIX.    ���������  AT  Oliver, who has had a very active  summer in his^ capacity a-3 provincial fire warden.  J. W. Nelson will commence to  tear down the Pioneer hotel building iu a few days and will store  the material upon au adjoining lot.  He expects a cheque from the government, this mouth, in payment  for the site.  It. K. Steven is always giad to  see his many customers from the  interior. He has commodious  offices, on Peuder street, in Vancouver, aud handles the ' staple  commodity of that city, real estate,-  in small or large block's.  An agitation is ou foot to have  the powder magazines, between  this city and Deadwood, removed^  to a safer distance. -If lightning  struck them, or anything else  caused an explosion, the wreck of  matter would be terrible. Owing  to the forest fires this summer,  these magazines were a source of  great anxiety to many people.  and Miry have the honor j  ,t   I.    I,.u.  jii--   ti,   >g  (.1 il, fi'   '  t*> L.  II,* Vl1 "iml  sturdy men who have added much  to the material assets of tho world.  ���������Whitehorse Star.  ABSENT MINDED.  A Canadian- farmer, noted for  his absent miudedness, went to  town oue day aud transacted his  business with thc utmost precision,  lie started on his way home, however, with tho firm conviction that  he had forgotten something, but  what it was ho could not recall.  As ho neared homo the conviction  increased, and three times he  stopped hia horse and went carefully through his poyketbook in a  vain endeavor to di������*ov������r what  had been forgotten, lu due course  ho reached home and was met by  his daughter, who exclaimed:  "Why, father! wheie have you  loft mothet ?"  THE SPARTAN 'COUNTRY.  An English boy weut to visit  his two tocotch cousins during his  summer vacation. His breakfast  every morning consisted of plain  oatmeal, and he gob very tired o:  ib, "Say Jack." he said, "don't  you* ever have milk with your  porridge?" #  Jack turned to his brother.  "ICli, Tom," ho said, "the laddie  thinks it*-' Ohn!i'������tiniw."���������M. A.P.  Popular aud Successful.  The member for Similkameen  riding during his short visit to  this portion of his constituency  last week inspected the public  works being carried out by Super-  vjpoi* Turner. Princeton and district havo no cause for complaint  in tho matter of road appropriations, Mr. Shatford having lived  up to his pledges and all present  and piu-pectivo improvements will  be carried out. His interest in the  welfare of this district is mauifest  by the splendid appropriation of  82,000 he obtained from the government for tho hospital and his  own generous donation although a  non-resident. Mr. Shatford is a  director of tho now bank of Vancouver besides having large investments in various companies and  private enterprises, ��������� Princoton  Star.  The largest and most disastrous  Ure that has ever visited  Phoenix  started  last Friday afternoon   in  No.   3  oil  house at' thc   Granby  mine:   Fanned by the draught the  flames rushed, along the covered  approach between tho mouth of the  tunnel and No. 3 crusher building  and in three minutes  the  whole  thing was ablaze.    Tho sparks soon  began falling on the lower streets  and  fire sprang  up   from several  buildings   almost   simultaneously  ,aiid the very existence of the upper  was ihrealr-nfcd.    Soon the machine  shop, blacksmith shop, Supt. O. B.  Smith's house,   Hodge's   cottage,  the   Methodist   and   Presbyterian  churches,   School    house,   Palace  livery stable,   Pioneer  office   and  a pile of. 25Q cords of   wood belonging to Mr. McElroy were a sea  of fire and the heab was intense.  That that part of Phoenix  known  as the upper town was not completely destroyed was due to  the  splendid work of the  fire department aided  by the Granby   employees.    So bad did ib look  that  people begau removing the furniture and other belongings into the  street and   places of safety.    The  officials at the C.P.R.   depnt held  a train back in readiness <o convey  the people out of the city, bub fortunately this was not required. By  8 o'clock the fire was under control.  'I'here were no casualties, and only  one person hurt bhough many of the  fire fighters  were thoroughly ex-,  hausted.     All buildings destroyed  carry  insurance,   bub in  spite  of  this there will be heavy losses.  Word was received on Saturday  from the bead offices of tbe Granby  company that a' stare was to be  mcT-de immediately to re-build their  buildingb and all haucfe were- to be  retained. The government also  very promptly forwarded a1 grant  of 81,300 towards a new school  house. There were many visitors  in the city on Sunday and Ernest  Miller, M.P. P., was up from  Grand Forks, -looking after bhe  interests of his constituents.  Western Float  KILLED AT SNOWSHOE.  -*. In a chute at the Snowshoe  miiie">yesteVday afternoon, * Mike  Bauer aud Charles Hauninin; were  killed by thc muck falling on them.'  The Miner.  The old prospector finds the claim,  The surveyor he marks the same,  And the carpenter builds the gallows  frame,  And the teamster hauls the coal,  The fo-eman tells 'em the way to do,  The engineer hoists a cage or two,  But listen to this I'm a-telling you���������  Itls the miner that digs the hole !  Colonel���������another bowl!  I'm dry as a roasted soul ;  I've had to choke  On powder smoke,  My teeth are full of the rock I've  broke,  For I am one poor son-of-a-gun,  A miner who digs the hole !  When the Lord first planted tlie copper ore,  He said: "I'll pack it away in store  Where nobody'll get it out no more,  Unless he's a human mole "  Hut he reckoned without the  miner  man,  Who isn't built on the regular plan,  Andso, since the blooming earth began,  The miner he digs the hole !  Colonel���������another bowl!  My tongue is black as coal;  And my e.irs still sound  With that fall of ground  That nearly caught me the second  round;  For I'm classed with the boys who  blast���������  The miners who dig the hole.  He must work iii the gas and see in  the dark,  The music he hears is the air-drill !s  bark;  It isn't no -'picnic in the park,"  It isn't no cinch he's stole  lie's carpenter,  plumber, machinist���������  yes,  A sort of sur-cyor, too, I guess;  A little of everything more or less,  The miner who digs the hole!  Colonel���������.mother bowl!  I'm fat with my pay-day roll,  With rent mill such  It ain't so lunch,.     ��������� .>.  Bui I'nrgl.id I'm walking without a  crutch !  For I uni one poor son-of-a-giui,  A miner who digs thu hole '.  There's the fire to light and thc "miner's con,"  Rickety ladders lo step upon,  A  mi'iictl'hulc   loutid���������and   a   miner  gone,  A:i'I yc'i'll hear the church bolls toll,  Hut licll .'- n^'vi' got lo m iLl* hi.r p.iy,  And we get our tluee and a half o day,  So, have another on me, I say !  You miners who dig in the hole !  ���������   Colonel���������another bowl I  Ileaveu'a our final goal !  The mines are hot,  But they're all we've got,  And they'll last a while, as like as  not,"  And  we arc thc ones���������poor son-of-  gmis���������  The miners who dig the hole 1  ���������Iicrtoii Bralev,  in Saturday  livening  Post.  \   HK OWNED IT.  This story is told by a preacher :  A man died and wont to the bad  place, where ho took on a pompous  and overbearing manner. Finally  the devil approached him and  said: ' Who aro you, anyway.  You act as though you owned the.  place." "I do own it," replied  the man: "my wife gave it to me  before I died."  Penticton wants a water wagon.  Ed. Brown has opened a bakery  in Duncan.  In Rupe, there are sixteen fire  alarm boxes.-   " "  ���������  ' ��������� A postolfice is to be established  at .Bitter creek.  The crops are very good in the  Cold water valley.  At S-wona, the C.P.R. is' extending its.yards.  George Bell is putting up a brick  .block in Enderby.  ' The new liquor law has put the  lid on in AshcrofC.  *  Creston will celebrate Labor Day  in a large "manner.  Another restaurant has been  opened at Quesnel.  Steve Monahan will build an  hotel at Belleview. ,  The Cariboo club has been 'organized at Quesnel.  W. C. McLean has struck some  fine coal ab Ashuola.  At Ymir, the 'Cosmopolitan  hotel has been enlarged.  There are 200 men working on  the railway uear Stewart.  Jack.Quinn has taken charge of  the Fort George Tribune.  Charles Barton died in Merritt  from cancer of the throat. ���������  Joseph Food will open a wholesale liquor store in Merritt.  Four bears were recently shot at  Rossland, near the city park.    .  The steam laundry is -moving  from Middlesboro to Merritt."  Webb Wright'haa sold his land  near Enderby to George Beil.  Charles A. Atkinson has taken  charge-of the hotel at.Soda creek.  Mrs. James Trodden died in  New Westminster a'few days ago.  The proposed cement works,  near Princeton, will cost 6250,000.  A new seam of coal has been  struck in the Middlesboro collieries.  Large quantities' of fruit are  being shipped from Spence's Bridge.'  The G.T.P. will build a summer  hotel iu full view of Mount Robson  - John- Chandler is .starting.a box  factory and shingle miirat^ Chesaw- -  , Over ������50,000 worth of real estate was sold in Penticton, last  week.  J. E. Bates has found a large  ^deposit of molybdenite at Aspen  grove.  Duck creek mining properties,  in East Koobenay, are attracting  attention. ,      ;  The big tunnel on the Dome  Lode mine, near Dawson, is in  2,100 feet.  The hotel bars in Penticton are  closed every night between 10p.m.  and G a.m.  Robert Stevenson has struck the  lead upon his mining property,  near Allison.  A new coal town, that is to be  laid out west of Princeton, will be  called Cardiff.  J. K. Ashman is developing  some coal properties twenty miles  from Hazelton.  East of Prince Rupert, locomotives are now running over the  Zenardi rapids.  Harry Jones has found coal on  his   property    between   Hazelton  At Revelstoke, Billy. Nichols  committed ' suicide by jumping'  into the Columbia river from the  new bridge. *      ��������� '���������'',*  Oil  has been ''successfully used '  this summer, on the streets in Vernon, for the purpose of abating -thfe  dust nuisance.  The body of Charles *Neale was  fond in the Skeena river, by Jap  fisherman. He -fell ofl" a-.boat  several weeks ago. ' *'   '  '  In New Westminster, a' Chinaman was fined $5 for, allowing his  wood to remain on bhe -. streebs for  more than twenty-four KoareV"-',/--!*-*;-*;  Trains on - the' Grand .'��������� Trunk"  Pacific are now running from Edmonton to Edson, the first divisional point west of Edmonton. .  The dry spell in Victoria, fcbis  summer,' was the longest . experienced in that city for 38 years.  In 51 days the .rainfall was .01  inches.  William White and William  Thompson were injured by a  powder explosion in the> Buckskin  mine, on Bear river. They were  taken to bbe hospital in Hazelton.  The B. B. Express Co. will put  several automobiles on, the'stage  route between Ashcroft and;. Soda  creek. The company has a ,four  years' contract for carrying the  mails to Fort George. '"  Lord Sholto Douglas has gone to  California, to look- up some 'oil  lands that he is interested in." It  was reported a short time ago-that-  he was working .with a- C.P.R.  survey party, at $2 a * day and  board. *    ...  CITY COUNCIL.  The/-council   met   on - Monday  evening.      -    " -���������   ���������-,-.-  A letter from J. JermyV. was  read, re tearing down bnildiii'g.-.oh  lot 29, block 7, map 21, and fyled.  It was resolved to allow J.'W.  Nelson the temporary iiseof lot'18,  block 5, map 21.  The following " amounts were  ordered paid: E. Pope. $21;-W.  Graham, $1.05; Kinney & McDonald;- $4.75; B O. Copper-, Co.,  $34.**85; A: A. Frechette, 80.50;  Thomas Drug Co.", $6.95; Electric  Lights, $123.25; Russell-Law-Caulfield Co., $8.35; H.-Bose, $10.10.  * The rate-.and'-^sfcinaate-**by-laws" '  were adopted and "finally passed.  The" following buildings'-"-were  ordered to be pulled down,' removed or repaired within ten days.  If not done by the agent-or owner  within the time stated, the city  will do the work and charge aU  costs to the owners:���������  and Aldermere.  Oue firm recently shipped five  carloads of cabbage from Armstrong, in ten days.  W. H. Tapley was fined $10 for  shooting at one of his own chickens  on a, street in Penticton.  In a year settlers will be taken  from Prince Rupert ta the Bulkley  valley by railway traius.  The whaling boat, Wm. Grant,  killed ten whales in five days, near  bhe Q'leen Charlotte islands.  J. C. Leomaster, of Wenatchee,  Wash., has bought $10,000 w.orth  of fruit land at Grand Forks.  S. Pulton has bought a newspaper in Armstrong, an.! will open  a real estate office at Euderby.  In the next Dominion parliament  the three prairie provinces will  have over forty representatives.  J. W. Tolson died in England  last month. He built the Tolson  block, iu Nelson, twenty 3*ears ago.  There will soon be troublo at  Kamloops. A baby show is to be  held iu connection with tho fall  fair.  After next redistribution, there  will bo 10 or 12 members for B. C,  iu the House of Coniuious at  Ottawa.  A cargo of 6,000 tons of cement  is on the way from China to Prince  Rupert, for Foley, Welch' &  Stewart.  C. Mulkey, who is 80 years old,  i<- again prospecting on the Queen  Charlotte islands, after au absence  of 58 years.  Owner  Lot Brie  Map  James Bush .  .     8  14  .21  A. B. Hart   .  .   ib  16  21  I. W. Hallett  .    35  7.  21  A. Hall  .    31  12  21  Rosie Cohen .  24-25  , 7  21  Lottie Mansfield  .    12  10  21  Fera Estate  .  .      3  J>  28  F. Gran berg .  .      9  A  28  F. C. Buckless  .    23  .  7  21  Mary Stanton  .    11  1  57  Gibbon & Miller  .    12  B  28  T. McLean    .  .' S-J--2  7  21  Council adjourned.  THE TRUTH.  A preacher came at a newspaper  man in this way: You editors do  not tell the truth. If you did you  could nob live; your newspapers  would be a failure. The editor replied: You are right and the minister who will at all times and  under all circumstances tell the  whole truth about his members,  alive or dead, will not occupy hiB  pulpit more than one Sunday, and  then he will find it necessary to  leave town in a hurry. The press  and bhe pulpib go hand iu hand*  with whitewash brushes and pleasant words, magnifying little virtues into big ones. The pulpit,  the pen and the gravestone are tlie  great saint-making triumvirate.*  And the minister went away look- '  ing very thoughtful while tho editor turned to his work, and told  of the unsurpassing beauty of the  bride, while in fact she was aa  homely as a mud fence.  A FEW DON'TS.  t  The pilot looks straight, ahead  nnd does'not turn about and .look -  behind him to see if he ia keeping  a btraigh'c course.    If we are crossing an abyss over a narrow plank  it is wise to keep one's eyes'straight,  ahead; otherwise we may become  dizzy'and unable to proceed and  dou'b let us do that.    It is discouraging.     We make mistakes,  bud  don't let us stop to look at them  till we lose courage.    Don't let us  see all the   annoying   things   on  either hand or worry about those  behind us.    If we get out of the  right course, let us fix our eyes on  bhe guidingsbar and try to get back  agaiu, but don't stop to lament, for  it takes from us the strength, the  hope, tho brightness that we need*  Dou't brood over tho  past,'Wot  dream,over the future; biit grip  the instant and get your lefison for*  tho hour.     Kind your purpose and.  fling jour life'ont to.il>.    Try to'.be-  somebody.    "Ponder the path of  thy feet,''  but "Let*  tlmm- ejea  look right on."   , THE   LEDGE,   GREENWOOD,   BRITISH COLUMBIA.
X ���C&J.JLJk'w
SKETCH OF A GREAT SCHOLAR
IT is only the student of the Victorian era, its literature, its political history aud its social and
religious movements who can
adequately realize how great and
important a man to the Empire and
the world at large was the late Prof.
Goldwin Smith, wiio for nearly forty
years made his home in Canada. And,
as is common in suoh eases, he wa*
perhaps     more     fully     appreciated
abro*id  ihnn  in il...     ~f i ���       i U1   18MJ'  w"lle  Alr'  Smith  wns stil
abroad than in the land of his adop-    act;veiy   engaged   ut   Cornell>   Builju
ins "continental" opinions. He shrugged his shoulders and said he supposed he would have to be satisfied with
his Oxford degree. He lived to get
the honorary degree from Toronto and
also to be chairman of the university
commission, which modelled the present constitution "of the university, a
task for which, he was especially
qualified because of the experience he
had sixty years ago on the Oxford
University Commission, appointed by
Lord John Russell.
In  1870,  while Mr, Smith was still
Genius and indefatigable studv soon
brought him to the front as a scholar.
In 18-ia he gained tho Hertford scholarship for   Latin,   and   in   1840   that
founded   by   Dean   Ireland   for   Latin
and   Crook.     In   the  latter   year   he
���     graduated as bachelor of arts, taking
first cluss honors in classics, and win'
ning thu Chancellor's prize for Latin
verse.   He subsequently proceeded to
the degree of master of arts.    Othei'
prizes  and scholarships that he  won
wore: Chancellor's prize for Latin essay,  184G, and for tho English essay.
18*17.   In tho same year he was honor
ed  by  being elected at the early agn
of 24  a fellow of  University  College,
of which institution he became tutor
He was also subsequently elected an
honorary fellow of Oriel College and
oi University College.   In 18J7 he was
called   to  the   Rar at  Lincoln's  Inn,
but never practiced.
He was deeply interested in the agitation   for   the   rej>eal   of   the   Corn
Laws,   was  a   co-worker   with   Bright
and Cobden and was .in the thick of
the famous  battle of long ago.    For
some years prior to his death he had
beon the sole survivor of the original
Free Trade League, which numbered
among its leaders Bright and Cobden
and Charles Pelham Villiers.
"1 am   one of  the  hist leaves  left
fluttering   on   that   tree,"   said   Mr.
, Smith recently, "and I am not ashamed of the tree on which I grew."
KING EDWARD HIS PUPIL
uiin Disraeli's novel "Lothair" was
given to the world. "Lothair" was
supposed to be the Marquis of Bute,
who in 18G8 was admitted into tlie
Catholic Church by Monsignor Capnl
"Catesby" of the novel, and died in
1900. It is not every man that has
had tlie fortune or the misfortune to
be immortalized in a novel. It is certainly unfortunate that, Goldwin
Smith should be handed clown to posterity in "Lothair" as the "Oxford
Professor," whose character was entirely unlike that of the "Sago of the
Grange," as we knew him in Canada.
WANTED "COMMERCIAL UNION."
The attitude ot Mr. Clomwin Smitn
towards  Canada  and   the  destiny   of
Canada  was often -the subject of angry debates.    It was an attitude not
easily defined.   His opponents said be
favored annexation.    This he denied. I
In  effect  his view  was���so  far as  it
can  be  described  in  effect���that the '
ultimate  destiny  of  Canada  was ab- |
sorption  with   the   American  Union. !
How   far   this   can   be   differentiated
from "annexation" is a point of casuistry we are not called on to determine.    Commercial   union   with   the       ������- - .^.v...t.   .u
United States would not, he thought, ! ness recognized Joues.)
EYEWITNESSES.
A Test In a Psychology Claso Shows
Them to Be Unreliable.
Some time ago Professor McKeever
of the Kansas State Agricultural college" performed au Interesting experiment before a psychology class In
which he staged a "holdup" In his
classroom and afterward took testimony on the subject. The object was
to test the reliability of eyewitnesses.
Professor AlcKeever selected three
young men to stage the holdup and
tad them practice their parts la his
Sffice. He also made note of their personal appearance. They were Instructed exactly what to do and what to
lay. All of these things were placed
la a notebook in order that the testi-
laouy might be compared with the
facts.
The class of psychology had just as-
���lenibled when- In rushed Jones, who
"H-hii'led about and pointed a wrench
it his pursuer** and exclaimed:
"Stay back or I'll shoot!"   Turnlnp.
he ran across the room and dropped
to his knees, letting fall a small bag- j
which he carried, saying, "There, take '
j It!" and ran out of tlie room,
j     He was closely followed  by Smith
! and White.   Smith yelled, "(Jive It up,
you scoundrel!" and grabbed thc bug
and run out behind the other.   Whlio
camo In carrying a small revolver with
the cylinder removed, yelling:
"Take it from him, Kclclli-! He won't
hurt you!" The play lusted only a few
seconds, and Professor AlcKeever appeared very much agitated, but when
the affair was over he told the students the object of the test and asked
each member of the class to write an
account of what happened.
Tho testimony regarding the conduct
of Jones varied greatly. Following are
some of tbe accounts:
Pointed his finger at Smith and said,
"Get out of here, Ed."
The whole class was paralyzed with
fear.
He pointed a revolver.
Pointed an imaginary pistol.
Pointed a  heavy object at the oth
ers as he went out.
Held a revolver In  his hand. (Wit-
STOMACH MISERY
BANISHED BT "FBU1T-A-TIVES"
The Bank van Leaning,
Tho Dutch pawnshop of Amsterdam,
known as Bank van Leening, is under
the control of the municipality and is
one of the oldest iu the country. Up
to 1010 the business was leased by the
city to a private company, but as it refused to reduce its interest on pawned
articles the city took over the business
and has managed It ever since.
MR. ALCIDE HEBERT
Stratford Centre, Wolfe Co., Que.
"I have been completely cured of a
frightful condition of my Stomach
through the wonderful fruit medicine
'Kruit-a-tives'. I could not eat anything
but what I suffered awful paia from
Indigestion.
My head ached incessantly.
I was told to try 'Fruit-a-tives' and
seat for six boxes. Now I am entirely
well, can eat any ordinary food and
never have a Headache."
ALCIDE HEBERT.
50c. a box, 6 for $2.50, or trial box,
25c. At all dealcra or from Fruit-ar
tivea Limited, Ottawa.
The Fleur-de-lis.
France Is the only country which
allows a flower to appear In its national heraldry. But the fleur-de-lis,
or three lilies, is so different from most
(lowers that it does not seem out of
place on the national coat of arms.
B�� ��������������� ��-��� ����������������*��������>���������������  IIH4M��tl  MlttllllHH*
The Doctor's Answers
By Dr. Lewis Baker.
The questions answered below are general- in character; the sympto 11- or diseases are given and the answers will apply to any case of similar nature. Those
wishing further a vice free, may address Dr. Lewis
Baker, Coil-Re Bldg., College���Ellwood Sts., Dayton,
Ohio, enclosing a if addressed envelope for reply. V
unable, to obtain .ny of the drugs mentioned of your
regular druggist, go to some prominent large retail drug
store which is sure to be well stocked
Maud:���I
Homing Pigeons.'
The average speed of a homing'
pigeon in culm weather Is 1,210 yards
a minute. With a strong wind in the
direction of flight some pigeons have
made 1,980 yards, or considerably more
than a mile a minute.
His   Task
"Did you do much sight-seeing when
you went abroad?"
"Mo," answered Mr. Cumrox
"Mplher and the girls did the sightseeing. I had to put in inv time lind-
ing the places where thc-v cash letters
of credit."���Wilsp.
Must Get Permission.
One of the bylaws of u cottage hospital In Wales reads thus:- "No patient
shall curse or swear or use any indecent. or abusive language, ��� nor shall
play at cards or dice, nor smoke within the iufirmary without the authority
of the medical officer and nt certain
hours."
A Coffee Test,
Pure ground coffee will not discolor
cold water until it has been soaked for
some time, while the addillou of chicory as an adulterant will immediately
Impart a brownish hue.
Iu 1868 ho attained what he recently described as "the ambition of his
life," when he was appointed regius
professor of modern history at Oxford,
which position he held until 1868, and
filled in such a way us to attract the
admiration of all authorities. Among
his students wa's the late King Edward VII., then. Prince of Wales, of
whose attendance at the lectures it
has been written: "He (the prince)
took a seat at one end of the room,
with his tutor and equerry* on either
hand; and at the other end, nparest
the fire, sat the professor. On the
6ide of the windows was gathered a
small and specially selected group of
four or five Christ Church undergraduates, who had been invited to
make an audience and afford the
prince a sense of companionship. All
took notes as the lectures went on;
and tlroy were well deserving of the
compliment. The text-book was tlio
'Annals of England,' and the professor began with the earliest sections;
and he would sit with one leg folded
over the other, and talk delightfully,
���in his brilliant epigrammatic style,
about various subjects which were
suggested as page after page was turned."
In 1863, while the great civil war
was raging in the United States, he
was a fearles6-*charnpion of the Union
cause, and wrote two powerful
pamphlets in furtherance of it, "Does
the Bible Sanction Slavery?" and "On
tlie Morality of the Emancipation Proclamation." These, of course, were
widely read in the north, and when
their author visited America in the
following year on a lecturing tour he
was received with great enthusiasm.
He visited the federal army in camp
and field, and met President Lincoln
and other great leaders of the north.
lead   to-annexation,   if  the   national j
feeling of the countiy was sound. But '
his main  principle was stated  when
he wrote ("Canada and the Canadian
Question," page 261)   "A grand  idea
may be at the same time  practical.
The  idea  of  a   United   Continent  of
North   America    securing ��� free   trade
and intercourse over a vast area with
external safety and internal peace, is
no less practical than grand."   Never
"practical" at any time, this idea has
become   more   impracticable   in   the
course of years.    It is not necessary
to   use   the   language   of   controversy
about- it now.    But, in mitigation of
his unpopularity on this question, it
may be pointed out that his idea was
by no means held alone.   It was the
idea of nearly all the official men of
(lie colonial office for half a ccuturv.
It  was "the idea" of Bright ��� who
compared annexation to "being taken
into partnership by the Rothschilds."
It  was  the  idea   of  the   Manchester
School.   It was the idea of Mr. Gladstone  as interpreted   by  Mr.   Froude
in   his   private   letters   to   Mr.   John
Skeltou. It wajj, we may now assume,
the actual policy of at least part of
the Cabinet in Mr. Gladstone's time,
one of a large section of commercial
a    revolver.
Had    something    like
Jones wore a mask.
The testimony regarding Smith's conduct would have been particularly
damaging in a criminal ease. Al
though he was not armed in any manner or carried anything in his hands,
yet two testified that he curried a revolver in his hands and snapped it
several times, while a third credited
him with saying. "Stop, or I'll shoot!"
at the same time aiming at Jones.
White was scarcely noticed. Ono
���witness test ill ed that lie carried a club
of some' kind, but 110 one mentioned
the fact that he carried a revolver
with the cylinder removed. While,
who was armed, was not noticed, nnd
Smith, who had nothing at all in his
hands, was accused by three eyewitnesses of carrying a revoh-er.
Likewise testimony as to the appearance of the individuals did not
agree. ��� Some said that Jones wore a
Minard's  Liniment Cures   Diphtheria.
"Bill," said Ben Jonson, one day
when the two wore dining at a London coffee house, "how did vou come
to write that beastly phi'v, 'Titus
Audi-onions,' anyhow?"
"1 was in a reckless mood when I
wrote thai thing/Bcn," answered William Shakespeare, "and 1 didn't care
a hang what I did. Somebody had
(old me 1 was a dead ringer for Hall
Cainu .'"���Chicago Tribune.
Pertinent Question
"John," she said, after dinner.
/'Yes, my dear."
"Is tho drinking waler at vour office
flavored  with "cloves?"
The Rev. J. Birch Heynardson, rector of Caieby with Holywell and Auns-
by, South Lincolnshire, is probably
one of thc oldest beneficed clergymen
in thc country. He has been the incumbent for sixty-six years ancl his
life links back to the reign of
George III.
Paper of the Ancients.
The interior bark of trees was formerly used to write upon, and Its Latin
name (liber, a b-irki seems ro Intimate
that its use was ns ancient as the art
of writing itself. In one respect the
bark was superior to the leaf. It could
be rolled into a volume, while the leaf
would crack if subjected to such a
process.
United States Seals.
There have been three great seals of
the United Stales-one in 1812, a second in 18-fl and that of lSSri. which is
used at the present day by the secretary of state. He affixes it to com-
muuiea tious signed by the president.
..^uu.-. am,glad to know the pre-,
���ciiptiori cured you so quickly.' Yes,
I can give a prescription which will
increase your weight from one to
three pounds a week. It is not so expansive for it improves the health,
weight and strength marvelously.
Keep up the treatment until your
weight is satisfactory. Syrup hypo-
phosphites comp. 3 ozs., essence of
pepsin 3 ozs., tincture cadomene comp.,
1 oz. (not cardomom) and comp. essence cardiol 1 oz. Mix, and take a
teaspoonful before and after meals.
Plumpness follows the use of this almost invariably if continued several
months.'       ���
W. R. K.���Jaundice, yellow skin,
blotches, constipation, biliousness, foul
breath, coated tongue and pain iu
liver region can soon be cured by the
following prescription: Fluid extract
irandrake 3 drams, comp, essence car-
diol 1 oz., aromatic fluid-cascara 1 oz.,
and aromatic syrup rhubarb* 4 ot.
Mix, shake, and take, from one-half to
one teaspoonful after meals and at
bedtime. I have cured the chronic
liver affections with this.
Madam:���Your womanly disorders
cannot be prescribed for in these columns. Write me In full and I will
treat your case successfully if not too
far along.        -< -
W. K.:���A man in your condition
should not-neglect taking treatment
even though you have been disappointed; and the treatment which I
advi-ie for those victims of.dissipation
who are timid, weak, nervous and
lacking in the functional powers of
the body so that they cannot act naturally   ,and   with   perfect   self-con-
fidtenc-;   and   self-control,   so   seldom
fails  io   produce  satisfactory  results,
that I'regard it a boon to mankind.
Jt is especially for-men with defectiv*
ailments of a nervous character, while
excellent"' for weak diseased" women.
Comp. syrup sarsaparilla 3 ozs., comp.
fluid  balmwort  1 oz.,  comp. essence
cardiol 1 oz., tincture cadomene comp.
1 oz.   Mix, shike well and tak'e a* tea-' -
poonful'after ���S.-ch meal and one" at
bedtime.    This  v-M 'make you soon
feel  the   tinge  of'health' and -vigor '
coursing through tL> body. -
S. C. 0*.:���For scroiula, ulcer, pimples, boils and'impure 'Mood,- accompanied by running sores I usually pre-
sciibed- the following for a (constitutional blood remedy: SyrupVif hypo-
phosphites comp. 6 ozs., fluid exv dandelion 1 oz.; comp. fluid balmwon-,1,
oz. Mix, and take a teaspoonful ba\
fore or after meals and one at bed. **
time. The dose may be gradually* increased to two . teaspoonfuls."" This
makes a fine sprint? tonic, too, for both
children and adults." It is harmless
and you can feel perfectly-' safe in
using anything I prescribe.
Chronic���Judging   by   ytbir 'avmp-
trms you  suffer  with chronic bronchitis.-The .cough mixture yoti hava
bfien  using" cause, constipation,   and
you cannot expect a cure while such a
condition exists.    Remember a laxa-~
tive' cough remedy should always be
uted, if there is a tendency to constipation,   liave  this, mixed:    Comp."
essence cardiol  1 oz.,  aromatic fluid
cascara.l oz., syrup white pine comp.
4 ozs.   Take from X to I teaspoonful.-
8 to 10 times daily or as necessary to
check cough.   I have known 'this to
cure when all else failed.   , ./
raincoat, and others said it was White.
I And so on' To  regard to the different
! articles of clothing.   This test was uu-
j usually thorough.   The witnesses were
men-in England. Nor was iTunknowii I Bot exPecti*'S such an occurrence, and
among public men in Canada. tljpre wel*e uo prejudices to influence
 ���  the   fesfimnnv       If    tvnu   luct   ���    ni.i,,,
DECLINED SEAT IN COMMONS.
The leaders of the Cobden and
Bright party, to which he belonged,
urged him. to enter Parliament as a
member for a safe constituencv, but
whether, as some say, his private fortune was not large enough to warrant
such a step in a country where the
people's representatives receive no
Balary, or whether :he was too hide-
���" pendent to ally himself with any political party, he decided not to accept
the offer.
It happened that Andrew D. White,
first president of Cornell  University,'
was on a visit to England in 1868, and
while   there   had   an -interview   with
Mr.  Smith,   who,   having  no  special
employment, gladly accepted the invi-
.    tation of Mr. White to help him in the
foundation    of    Cornell    University,
which'.was established for the special
benefit  of  poor   students   at  Ithaca,
N.Y.   The university opened on Oct!
7, 1868, with a student roll of 412.  Mr.
.    Smith's department was English and
constitutional   history.     He   was   a
member of the faculty to the end of
his  life.    The   new   university  being
poorly supplied with books, Dr. Smith
quietly sent home to England for his
collection of 10,000 volumes, whioJi he
presented on their arrival to Cornell.
After three years at Ithaca, the university  having been  established,  he
came  to Toronto,   where  there  were
three families   of   his   relatives,   and
where he could  be near Cornell, in
which he held a non-resident professorship.    He bought a house in the
Brockton district from  the father of
Police Magistrate Denison, and lived
there while he remained single.    He
did not intend to remain * always *in
Toronto, but   he   changed   his  mind
when   he   married.   The  event  took
place in 1875, the bride being the widow of William  Henry Boulton, who,
thirty years before, was Mayor of Toronto, and who owned the Grange���
'a bit of old England in new Can*
ada."   Mrs.  Boulton's maiden name
was Harriet Elizabeth Mann Dixon,
daughter^! Thomas Dixon ol Boston,
0 aiSnL She Pre<leceased him on Sept.
0, 1809.
Joke Was on the JoKer
The following anecdote is told anent
Col. Belcher, of Southampton. The
colonel was in Toronto some time ago
on his way home from a Grand Lodge
meeting in Orangeville. With him
was Capt. Billy Thompson, of Mitchell, another Orange celebrity and a
great joker. The colonel at that time
was Mayor of Southampton. He is a ,
great booster of liis home town and j
frequently refers to it as the Chicago
of Canada. Capt. Thompson invited
the colonel and another friend to have
lunch with him at the King Edward.
In the rotunda before lunch, happening to meet the steward of the hotel,
Thompson introduced the colonel to
him as the Mayor of Chicago, telling
him they were going to have lunch
and wanted to be well looked after.
The steward, by the way, is a Chicago man. When they went to the
cafe they found a table reserved for
them, with a special waiter, and was
told it was not necessary to consult
the menu as the stewards had arranged the courses.- The lunch was a decided success, the guests enjoying it
immensely, as did Capt. 'ilioinpson
until after the cigars he was handed
the check, which  was for $42.50.
the testimony. It was just a plain
case of attempting to tell what they
saw while excited, and they couldn't
do it.���Manhattan (Kan.) Cor. Kansas
City Star.
LOCATING TRUFFLES.
OPPOSED  BOER  WAR.
His-opposition to the Boer war   so
. hejuiid at a meeting of the Canadian
���Ireaa Association,  cost The  Weekly
bun-half of its circulation.    He re-
ur     i*. Boer war as an unjustifiable ^ attack on  the independence  of
the-Boer republic based upon an untenable claim of suzerainty. He avowed his convictions without flinching
through all the excitement of the war.
Many years ago a proposal to confer  an  honorary  degree  of   Toronto
university on Goldwin Smith wus defeated because   of   prejudice against
Wonderful   Piece  of  Work.
Probably the most wonderful example of wood-carving of its kind that
Canada can furnish is now at the
Canadian Archives Building, at Ottawa, where it is being restored, preliminary to exhibiting it to the
public.
It takes the form of a complete
model of Quebec City, as it was in
1800. It if more than 300 square feet
in area and is finished with most exquisite details. Commenced in 1795, it
took Jean Baptiste Duberger, its maker, about ten years to complete it.
Duberg-sr was employed in the royal
engineer s office and is said to have
been self taught. The model was
probably made for military purposes,
being sent to Woolwich arsenal, England, where it was kept until recently,
when it was returned to Canada. |
-   '    [ - ~ 1
Major Pond and  Bill  Nye. '
More than one successful lecture star [
bad to thank Major Pond for his start. I
He had keen discrimination and not
Infrequently sought out and dragged
upon the lecture platform an obscure
genius who never thought to see himself  before   the   footlights.    Such   a
genius was BID Kye.   When the major
found him he was acting as postmaster and  editing  the  Laramie  Boomerang over a livery stable.    ("Walk
down the alley, twist the gray mule's
tail, take the elevator Immediately!")
Pond persuaded him to try lecturing,
I The Hunter Works With a Trained Pig
and a Pointed Staff.
The truffles looked exactly like white
potatoes that had been very thoroughly dusted with powdered cinnamon.
They were the size of white potatoes,
and they had the white potato's irregular shape.
"Ou the way to the Riviera." said
the host, "I stopped at Marseilles in
order to see a truffler, or truffle gatherer, at work. Truffles come only from
Prance. They cost, even over there,
about $5 a pound. The taste? Well,
mushrooniy, but much richer.
"Our Marseilles truffler carried a
pointed staff. His indispensable collaborator was a trained pig on a leash.
The pig was like any other, only his
snout was longer and better developed.
"We spectators had hardly walked
100 yards over, the fields when the pig
stopped and began to root near the
foot -of an oak. The truffler helped
him to dig With the pointed staff.
Some truffles appeared a foot under-
PANGS AND TORTURES
OF A WEAKSTOMACH
Prompt Relief and Cure Can
be  Obtained  Through
Dr. Williams' PinK
Pills.     .
Indigestion is a condition in which
the stomach is more or less unable to
digest the food. Even a light case of
indigestion means much niiserv, but
when the trouble is at its worst the
life of the sufferer is one of constant
and acute misery. Indigestion is recognized by a burning sensation in
me stomacn, bioating, an oppressive
feeling of weight, belching wind, pains
111 the region of the heart, often vomiting and nausea, and a dread of food
for the misery it causes. Dieting and
the use of pre-digested foods mav
give softie relief, but will never cure
indigestion. The work of indigestion
depends upon the blood and the
nerves ancl the only wav to cure indigestion is to so tone "up the stomach that it will do the work that nature intended it should do. The very
bent way to cure a weak stomach is
through a course of Dr. Williams'
Pink  Pills     ~
Church Bells In Mexico.
" It takes a great army of men to keep
the church bells going iu .Mexico. It
is estimated that in the City of Mexico alone there are more than 2,000
bell ringers regularly employed.
A New Kind
A trained nurse garbed in her long
triple-cape street" uniform of cadet
blue ovcihenrd two children commenting on what it might mean, when one
exclaimed confidently: "Oh I know,
she's a widow of a mail carrier."���Del
lineator.
Dangerous Fog Banks.
Submarine sounding signals give
warning to vessels ten miles distant off
the dreaded English bank at La Plata
river, Uruguay, where dense fogs are
frequent.
Canada's Fur Bearing Animcls.
Old trappers in Canada declare that
good seasous for fur bearing animals
come-in cycles and these cycles are
dependent upon the crop of rabbits.
The great hunting ground :of one'year
may be .worthless the' next, because of
a dearth of rabbits, upon which fur
bearing animals feed.
In the. causes of infant mortality
cholera morbus figures frequently,
and it may be said that complaints
of the bowels arc great destroyers of
life. If all mothers would avail themselves of so effective a remedy as Dr.
J. D. Kellogg's Dysentery . Cordial
many a little one could be saved. This
Cordial can-be given with safety to the
smallest child, as there is no injurious
substance in it.
A venerable Cornwall lady has died
at the age of 107. Only recently she
cut up tor patch-work purposes the
winding-sheet she lind made for her
own body 20 years before, remarking
that she Would never need it. Which
seems to indicate that even at the age
of 107 '-'one never knows."
His Bad Break
The tonsorial artist had just finished
amputating the whiskers of,the victim
in the chair.
. "Your hair needs cutting badly,
sir," ho said after the manner of his
kind.
"Nothing doing in that line to-day,'"-
replied the victim. But if'the time
ever comes when J. want it 'out that
way I'll give you the job." ,    -
MINARD'S LINIMENT CO.,'Limited
Dear Sirs,���This fall 1-got tin own
on a fence and hurt my ches't very,
bad, so I could not work and it hurt
me to breathe. I tried c'J kinds of
Liniments and they did me no good.
One bottle. of MINARD'S LINL
MENT, warmed on flannels ;and applied on- my breast, cured me completely. .
"   C. H.- COSSABOOM.  .
Rossway, Digby Co., N.S.
The Tandil Rocking Stone.
The Tandil rocking stone .-near
Buenos .Aires weighs 270 tous and is
so nicely balanced that it rocks in the
wind, yet it is so Jinn that 1,000 horses
pulling together could not displace it
Thermometers.
A   mercurial   thermometer   will  not
register :i lower temperature than 23
I **l<>u zero, while a spirit thermometer
*.��1II liecniui- -jiiiL'L'Ish at 50 below..
Legislative "Ridera.''
A rider, hi legislative parlance. Is an
ti  --    .."";-;-": I nddit,ou'''  section  or clause annexed
The Pastoi-7���It is very wrong, indeed,
to profit by other people's mistakes.
The Parishioner���Then "you don't
take a "fee ifor marrying -people, eh,
parson?���Browning's Magazine.
Worms  feed  upon  the   -vitality of"
children and endanger their lives. ' A,-
simple  and -effecthe  cu-o is  Mother
Graves' Worm Exterminator.
Every man thinks that the church
he is a member "of docs the ��� most
begging.
ground and the truffler pushed the pig   ofTnervous ..eaKn.�� iZS
strengthen the. nerves and thus give
tone to the stomach, and enable it to
do  its  work  with  case and  comfort
iNo one suffciing from indigestion in
even the slightest form should neglect
the tiouble for an instant; to do so
means that it obtains a firmer hold,
and daily the misery and.suffering is
increased,   and  tiie  cure  made more
difficult.   At the first approach of the
trouble take Dr. Williams Pink Pills
and it will speedily disappear.   These
Pills will cure even the most obstinate case of indigestion, but naturally
it takes longer to do :so.   Mr. Philip
Lafleur,   St.   Jerome,   Que.,    says:���
"After I left college,    when   I   had
studied hard for four years, I suffered  so much from  indigestion  that I
found it hard to earn my living.    1
was   troubled   with   terrible  pains,   a
gloating   feeling,   and   a  sourness  in
the  stomach.    This led  to  a loss of
appetite and I began  to show signs
frequently foreign to its original purport.
Submarines.
Electricity Is the only motor power
used In submarine boats.
aside, threw it an acorn and put the
truffles In his bag.
"He found, or, rather, his pig found,
a dozen truffles in the hour we watched him. At every Ond the pig was rewarded with an acorn. These pigs
cost $00 apiece. The man made about
$4 that niorriing."-Exchange.
"HIS OWN  COIN.
Knox
Had
and. as there proved to be both money
and  useful  publicity  In it  Nye was   , '"���eu\" conriu,led f^tor Depow, "I
grateful and used fo>"IIS, t7rlrZL\    kept 6��. n�� "> s<* Senator Boot for a
grateful and used for years to remem
ber the major "with characteristic
notes, oue of which had the following
exhaustive signature:
Yours with a heart full oi' gratitude and
a system full of drugs, paints, oil, turpentine, glass, putty and everything usually
kept in a. first class drug sloro.
"P. S*-Open..��� nlffht BILL NYE.
8oldiers In Banks.
Like tbe Hunk of lOuglund. the Bank
of France-Is now guarded every night
by soldiers, who do sentry duty outside the building, a watch.beiug likewise kept Insldf Its precincts.
Gave Root What Root
Passed Out to Depew.
Senator Depew told a little story on
himself and Senator Boot in a speech
at a dinner in Washington to Mr.
Boot by the New V'ork Jtepublican
congressional delegation.
"When Hoot was secretary of state,"
said Senator Depew, "I went over to
see him and asked him If he couldn't
do something for me in the line of
consular appointments.   He said: 'Senator, I'm sorry.    1 would like to do
something  for  New  York,  but'-and
Mr. Boot picked up a paper from his
desk-M see that New York's quota is
now exceeded by 14 per cent.'
"Well," continued Senator Depew, "I
; to see Senator Boot for a
year.   Every time 1 went to see him
be would remind me that New York's
quota was exceeded by 14 per cent.
Finally 1 said, 'Mr. Secretary, I think
you're a  great  statesman,  but your
.mathematics ure Inclined to be automatic'
"After awhile Mr. Knox became secretary of stato," Seuator Depew said
when the laughter had subsided. "Senator Boot went up to see him about
consular appointments. 'I'm sorry,'
said Mr. Knox, 'but'-and be turned to
adocumenl flic���'1 find that New York's
quota Is now exceeded by 14 per
cent.* "-New York Sun. I
oral different treatments without finding any apparent relief, and my nervous system had grown   so   shattered
that I could not work.   A priest who
was  interested in me advised me to
try Dr. Williams' Pink Pills, and I
followed his advice.   It was not long
before they began to bring me back
to health, and in the'������ course   of   a
couple of months my stomach was as
sound   as   ever;   my  nervous  svstem
strong and vigorous, ancl I have'since
enjoyed the best of health.   I owe all
this  to Dr. Williams' Pink Pills/for
which I shall always fuel grateful."
Sold, by alj medicine dealers'or by
1 mail  at 50 cunts a box or six boxes
for $2 50 from    The   Dr.    Williams'
[Medicine Co., Brockville, Ont.
Blox���"There goes Skinny Wind,
hum. What do you suppose he
weighs?"
.��� Knox���"Weighed in his own balance
he probably weighs a ton; on ordinary
stock scales he would weight about 110
pounds, and in the estimation of his
neighbors he might. possibly weight
about eight ounces."
Dr, Morsalve���Why, a little boy like
you smoking! Don't you know that:
it's injurious to your constitution?    ��� ������
Kid���Aw, gawnn, I ain't got no constitution ! Why, I ain't old enough to
vote yet.
��� The Roman Emperors.
The first fourteen Boman emperors
nil shaved their faces clean. There is
a portrait bust representing Nero with
a beard, but it Is not believed to he
aulhentic.
Immigration Record-Beaten.
. The immigration for April this
year beats all previous monthly records,    lhe  new-comers  totalled 48,-
?��noafiC01-"parecl With 24*237 ^r.April,
1|)09, the increase is 99 per cent. Arrival3 via ocean ports numbered
-7,8t4 compared with 11,628 during
April last year, an increase of 139 Der
cent; settlers from the United States
lor April this year numbered 20 443
us against 12,009 for the corresponding month last yeur, increase of 62
per cent.
LIVE HAIR, CLEAR SKIN
All who delight in a clear skin; soft
white hands; a cleaiij wholesome setup
and live .-glossy hair .will find -that
Cuticura Soap and Cuticura Ointment
more than realize every expectation
in promoting skin and hair health
and bodily purity. A single cake of
Cuticuia Soap and one box of Cuticura Ointment are oiten sufficient to
cure tortuiing, disfiguring eczemas,
rashes, irritations, sailings and crust-
ings of the skin and scalp, with loss
of hair, thus rendering them the most
economical treatment known for af.
fections of the skin and scalp. j 	
���.    .         :������  1     Red, Weak, Weary, Watery Eyes
1 thought you declared after your; Relieved  by   Murine    Eye    Remedy.
mainage  that wild  horses could not; Try  Murine   for  your   Eye Troubles.
drag you buck to the stage?" you will like Murine.     It. Soothes.
Ihey didn t,     replied  t.ic actress. !.-joc at Your Druggists.   Write for'Eye
I came m a taxi    Say  do you know, Books Free.      Murine   Eye   Remedy
the   fare    to     Keno?"���Pmladelphia' Co., Toronto. 2
Ledger. 	
It is almost as easy for some men to
keep a promise as it is'for some women to keep a secret.
A Medical Need Supplied.���When a
1 medicine is found that not only acts
upon the stomach, but is so composed
that certain ingredients of it pass unaltered through the stomach to find
action in the bowels, then there is
available a purgative and a cleanser"
of great effectiveness. Parmelee's
Vegetable Pills are of this character
and are the best of all pills. During
the years that they have been in use
they have established themselves as
no other pill has done.
Don't think that every woman with,
an automobile veil is the-owner of a
motor-car.
-4
Minard's   Liniment  Cures   Distemper.
Here's a poser for the girls':   Why
lis an umbrella like your shirtwaist?
Because it is generally hooked behind
your back.
Don't imagine for.a minute that you
can kill all the flies in your house in
a day with one or two Fly Pads. Two
of Wilson's Fly Pads for each window
of the infected rooms will, however,
clear them out in short o:der.
"Were you satisfied with the moving
-'van men you had?"
"Not at all. They didn't leave any
of our good pieces of furniture on the
front lawn for the neighbors to see."���
Detroit Free Press.
t
I' .
Weigh 'Em First
Mr. E. J. Weldon, of Winsted, Con-
iiecticut,( has invented   a   device   by
which   fishermen   can   weigh  fish   in
the water before they    have   landed
(hem, and can thus tell tho weight of
fish   that  escape  after  being  hooked
Hut he's a poor sort of fisherman who
hasn't always been able to do that.
ex-
"The fruit crop    has   failed!"
claimed the apprehensive person.
'Yes," replied the gloomy hoarder;
"but what's the use of trying to be
hopeful. That never applies to
prunes."���Washington Star.
MATCHES ARE CHEAP
Therefore   Everybody Should   Use tho BEST
EDDY'S "SliiNT"
1
MATCHES
of
Are the Most Perfect Made
Noiseless   as   Their   Name Implies,   No  Sputter,   No  8mell
Sulphur, Are Quick and Safe.
For Sale by all Good Dealers,   also   EDDY'S     PAILS     TUB8
WASHBOARDS,   TOILET   PAPERS, ETC.    ���
TBE EB. EDDY COIPiNY, BUU,  CANADA.
HERE SINCE  1851
Extract from a young lady's letter
from  Venice.
"Ln.-'t night I lay in a gondola in the
Grand Canal, drinking it all in, and
life never seemed so full before."���
Lipnincott's.
Girl from Country��� don't ace what
kind of a place I could g��t. There
isn't a .single thing I know how to do.
Employment Agent���Very simple
���Tust advertise yourself ns a maid of
all work.���Meggendorfer Blaettcr.
0
^I^^MMf$^!!i^&B
W. N. U., No. 800.
Has been Canada's favorite
,   Yeast over a quarter of a
j century.  Enough for S eta
to produce 50 large loaves
\- of fine, wholesome, nour-
[ ishing, home-made bread.
Do not experiment���there
is nothing "just as good."
E. W. CILLETT CO. LTD.
,���,    .        TORONTO, ONT.
Wlnnlpee Montroa'
Awarded higheit honon at
all Exposition!.
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NfcZU ���������'.".I  /    / ''  ,,*'.<- -.. -^ i'������ ���������  '    ���������,!*"       ������������������  THE   LEDGE,. GREENWOOD,   BRITISH  COLUMBIA.  ror This  Reason   Internal  Treatment  Fails  to  Cure���������Success  of  DR.  CHASE'S OINTMENT  Experience with the    use    of    Dr  Chase's  Ointment will sorm convince  anyone that Eczema is a disease of  .   the skin and not of the blood.  A large   peicentage   of   the i cures  brought about by .Dr.  Chase's j'Oint-.  ment are after the patient has pecome  ' tired   of   tedious   internal   treatment  - with no apparent result.        ,**  ���������Apply Dr. Cha'se's Ointment and it  is not long until there is .relief from  the dreadful,, itching and /. beginning  of the process of healing/up the sores.  - When you have tested-'this soothing,  healing, ointment yo*i will wonder why  you ever wneJrvf 'time with internal  treatment for eczema.  Mr. JA.   D.    Macauley, Stornowny,  Que,- writes:���������"I had itching eczema  ,,on my leg for over five years and tried  ' many, remedies   and   several   doctors  ment cured me completely."  without benefit.     Dr.   Chase's   Oint-  Mrs. Chas, Gilbert, Haystack, Pia-  centia Bay, Nfld., writes:���������"! was a  sufferer from Salt Rheum for ten  years and was cured by eight'boxes of  Dr. .Chase's Ointment. I am heartily  -.hankful for this cure and want to recommend Dr. Chase's Ointment to  other sufferers." '  Dr. Chase's Ointment is wonderfully  soothing and1 healing. By its anti-  septic powers it cleans out the sores,  stops the agonizing itching and soon  sets up the process of healing which  means thorough cure, if the treatment  is persisted in.  Why not get the cure stnrtec' to-day  Tf you arc a sufferer from eczema or  any form of itching skin disease you  will thank tho day you hoard of r-Dr  Chase's Ointment. GO cts. a -box, all  dealers or Edmanson, Bates & Co.,  Toronto, Can. Write foi free copy of  Dr. Cha:e's Recipes. .  BRANDED BY TARTARS,    j  A  Greek   Robber  Who  Was  Tattooed  From Head to Foot  A remarkable case of tattooing camo j  to light In Professor Hebra's lecture  room in a hospital in Vienna a number of years ago. The man was the  subject of a lecture, and one of the  spectators at , first mistook him for a  bronze statue. He was tattooed from  head to foot, and not a quarter of a  square inch of bis entire person was  Intact    ��������� .j  Tbe skin presented an appearance,  resembling the tracery of an exceedingly rich cashmere shawl. The coloring was done with indigo principally,  with enough red Inserted here and'  there to give it effect His name was  George Constantln'e, a Greek by birth,  who with-a band of robbers entered  Chinese Tartary to commit depredations. The gang -was captured, and  this man, with others, was ordered by  the ruler to be branded in this manner, i  On the palms of his hands letters  were tattooed which explained that he  was "the greatest rascal and thief in  the world.". It took three months to  tattoo him, the Indigo being pricked  iuto the skin. The designs represented elephants, lions, tigers and birds,  with letters worked In between. A  couple of dragons ornamented his  forehead. lie said hla body swelled  up i very- much at the time and ever  since had been sensitive to changes In  the weather.���������Westminster Gazette.  ARTISTIC  JAPAN.  A.DELICATE HINT.  The Present Girard Sent to One of HU  .Ship Captains.  One of the sea captains In the employ of Stephen Girard, the founder ot  Girard college, had a rural Yankee's  fondness for whittling with his Jack-  knife aud on one trip succeeded in getting away with a large part of the  rail, although, feeliug that be was not  without the artlsfJc-^seuse, he really  regarded the rail-as greatly improved  In appearance. When the vessel came  to Philadelphia, Girard went aboard,,  made a general inspection in the captain's absence and as he was about to  return to shore.asked one of the seamen who bad been cutting .the rail.  Tbe seaman told him the captain and  then, afraid bis telling might have unpleasant consequences .were the captain to learn of it in a roundabout way,  lnformed-that official of the interview  with Girard. The captain was In terror of a reprimand, but, hearing nothing from bis employer, supposed tho  incident closed. As he was about  welghiDg anchor ready to leave port  a dray^ loaded with shingles drove  down to tbe wharf, and the driver  bailed the vessel.  ."There must be some mistake!"  shouted the captain. "Our bill of lading doesn't mention shingles." '  "This-Is where they belong," sung  back the driver. "Mr. Girard himself  told me to deliver them. He said they  are for the captain .to whittle."  Rules of Harmony Prevail In Even th*  , Humblest  Homes.  ��������� By far the greatest charm of Japan  and her people lies uot only in the  fact that the artists know the secret  of the most wouderful carvings, castings, wood and metal work, silken  brocades and tapestries, exquisite cloisonnes and porcelains, things for the  fortunate few, but also in the further  . and more important 'fact that the  daily life of the'poor is surrounded,  permeated, interfused by taste and refinement Even the workmen iu their  gardens and homes are daily using  tasteful domestic implements which  are the outgro.wth ,of the thought and  meeds of the people."  The designs and proportions of the  humblest, bouses, exteriors and Interiors,-are settled for all time by certain rules of harmony; the dress of the  peasant is not,left to possible hideous  Individual caprice, but follows established canons of color, cut'aud usage;  the garden, however small, the fence  or paling that walls It In, the roof  over the well, over the gate, tbe great  lantern that hangs by the door, the  bucket in which water Is fetched and  the bamboo dipper from which it is  poured, the bronze brazier for coals,  the tea service���������all these and a thou  sand more details of daily life are arranged according to a pattern which  tray be very old, but which, as a re  suit, adds Immeasurably to the satis-  faction of life.  And yet Japanese craftsmen, while  holding hard by tradition, have not  failed to add to their work the subtle  touch of personality. In the motifs of  their delicately Impressionistic and  symbolical designs is constantly seen  their reverence for the early masters,  and as constantly Is perceived the individual variation which prevents each  piece "of work from having a duplicate.���������M. L. Wakeman Curtis In Craftsman. ,-  OUTDOOR SPORT AND  ZAM-BUK.  Every athlete, every ball-player  every swimmer, every canoeist, every  man or woman who loves out door life  and cxeicise, should keep a box of  Zam-Buk handy.  Zam-Buk is a purely herbal preparation, which, as soon as applied to cuts,  bruises, bums, sprains, blisters, etc,  sets up highly beneficial opeiations  Fiist,'its antiseptic properties render  the wound fre'e from all danger from  blood poisoning. Next, its soothing  properties relieve and ea.->e the pain  Then its rich, herbal balms penetrate  the tissue, and set up tlie wonderful  process of healing. Barbed wire  scratches, insect stings, skin diseases,  such as eczema, heat "rashes, ringworm, babies' heat sores, chafed  places, sore feet���������all come within  Zam-Buk's power. It also eases and  cures piles. All druggists and stores,  Avoid imitations.  - -   .  HE FIXED THE DEED.  Mixed   Diet and   Doctrine  Holding that atheists aie for the  most part ignorant, Dr. Wilbur Chapman, the evangelist, tells this story to  clinch his argument:   v  "A coarse, swaggering"fellpw stood  on tho fringe of a crowd I was addressing. Suddenly he stepped for.  ward'and said:  " 'I do not believe in no hereafter,  You live and die, and that's the end of  ye.'  "Some ,one    who    did   not    know  much mo'ie about, religion than    thc  speaker looked up at him and said:'  " 'Why.   You must be a Unitaiian.'  " 'Huh, not me,' was the reply. 'I'm  too fond of meat for that.' "  KEPT TAB ON THE FLIES.'  The woman that tells you not to  foolishly worry nearly has a fit when  she discovers that her hat isn't on  straight.  '   '���������      Misunderstood  "Don't wony_   you    wid  money,   but i. can" i    pay  montif."  "That's  what    you    told  month." ^  "Well,-haven't I kept my word?"���������  Judge.  get your  y������u    tins  me   last  Menard's   Liniment Cures Colds,  Etc.  Many of Th'em  Uncle���������Well, I suppose you got a  good many marks at school this term,  Freddie? _  Freddie���������Yes, uncle, rather; and  some of them still hurt.  A Household Medicine.���������They that  are acquainted with the sterling properties of Dr. Thomas' Ecjectric Oil in  the treatment of many ailments wou'.d  not be without it in the house. It is  ti uly a'household medicine and as it  A Leeds doctor has declared that an  unconscious person will not drown so j  quickly as a peison m possession of! is effective in dealing with many or-  his faculties. .bo tnat, gentle reader, j dinary complaints it is cheaper than  it ever you are in Uangei of drowning, ��������� a doctor.   So, keep it at hand, as the  your plan  is  to  become unconscious  with tne least possible delay.  call for  edly.  it may come most uncxpect-  For several years the use of wheat  flour has been increasing and the use  of rye flour decreasing in Germany.  Snakes are unpleasant reptiles and  most ladies would get very much excited if they knew there were three or  four 'in  the houae.    Yet  snakes  are  cleanly and most kinds are harmless,      Practically   every   up-to-date   Drug-  but the house flies you allow to live in ' gist, Grocer and General Dealer now  your kitchen   and   dining-rooms   are ��������� sells Wilson's Fly Pads,  piobably loaded with germs of infectious and deadly disease.   The remedy  is found in the constant use of Wilson's  Fly   Pads   during  the   summer  -months.   No other fly killer compares  with them.  ���������A Serious Mistake  "I see you have named one of your  boats. Baby," said the loafer.  Perkins���������Did you sse Morgan's new  machine?  Jerkins���������Not in time.���������Smart Set.  the loafer,  ���������trouble."  "How can it cause trouble?" queiied  the boatman.  "Why," replied thc other, "every  fool that comes along will think it's up  to'him to rock it.   See?"  Success  i George Ade,  at the  national  press  banquet last month, said of a Chicago  reporter:  "He often worked with mc, and I  found him about as successful in getting a story as the tramp was in getting work.  "A kind lady, as she gave this tramp  a large piece of cherry pie, said:  " 'But you have never made an effort to get work?'  " 'Oh, yes, ma'am,' said the tramp,  balancing  the pic skillfully,  so that |  Pills for Nervous Troubles.���������The  stomach is the centre of the nervous  system, and when' the stomach suspends healthy action the result is  manifest in disturbances of the nerves,  vous debility,  ensue. The  restore the  and there is  no readier remedy for this than Parmelee's Vegetable I'.lis. Thousands  can attest the virtue of these pills in  curing nervous disordeis.  Snuff���������Hello, mc boy!  Smoak���������Why don't you say, "Good  morning," when you meet a gentleman?   " ���������  v  Smuff���������I do.  Sslf Examination.  Every man's life Is an imperfect sort  of circle which he repeateth and runneth over every day. He hath a set  of thoughts, desires and Inclinations  which return upon him in their proper  time and order and will very hardly  be laid aside to make room for anything uew and uncommon, bo that call  upon him when you please to set  about the study of bis own heart and  you are sure to find him pre-engaged.  Either be has some business to do or  some company that be must entertain  or some cross accident bath put him  out of humor and unfitted him for  such a grave employment And thus  It cometh to pass that a man can never find leisure to look Into himself, because be doth not set apart some portion of the day for that very purpose,  but foolishly deferretb from ono day  to another until his glass Is almost  run out and be Is called upon to givo  a miserable account of himself in tho  other world.���������Dean Swift  A Pheasant's Blind Flight  Speaking of thc habits of pheasants,  Bailey's Magazine says:  "A very curious incident was recorded In October, 1890. A hen pheasant  was flushed in a field of turnips, and  as she got up flew into a piece of rotten, wet leaf, which clung around ber  head, completely enveloping it and  blindfolding ber. She kept ahead to  wind, so that the wet leaf still remained plastered over her eyes, and  In this plight fluttered higher till she  been me exhausted and gradually sank  to earth again.  "The frequency with which pheasants fly through windows, sometimes  with fatal results, Is thought to be due  to the bird in Its baste being deceived  by the reflection In the glass of tbe  landscape behind It."  A Judge Who  Had Small  Regard For  Legal Quibbles.  Theophilus Harrington, a Vermont  judge Iu the early part of the last century, was a mau who loved the right  and cared little for mere legal quibbling. "If justice controls your verdict," he would often say to the Jury,  . "you will not miss the general principles of tbe law."  At one trial when the possession of  a farm was In question the defendant  offered a deed of the premises, to  which the plaintiff's lawyer, Daniel  Chipman, objected - because it bad no  seal.  "But your client sold the land, was  paid for It aud signed tbe deed, did be  not?" asked the judge.  "That makes no difference," said  Chipman. "The deed has no seal and  cannot be admitted in evidence."   .  "Is there anything else the matter  with the deed?" asked the Judge.  -   "I don't know that there is."  "Mr. Clerk," said the Judge, "give  me a wafer and a three cornered piece  of paper."  The clerk obeyed, and tbe judge deliberately made and affixed the seal.  "There, Brother Chipman," said he,  "the deed is all right now. It may be  put in evideuce. A man Is uot going  to be cheated out of his farm in this  court when there is a whole box of  wafers ou tbe clerk's-desk."  "The court will give me an exception?" pleaded the counsel.  "The court will do no such thing,"  answered the judge, and be kept bis  word.���������Exchange.  . The novelist who main's his hero  to a suffragette will have a hard task  to convince his readers that they are  going to live happily ever after.  A  Kicker  One Ghost���������"Well, old boy, how do  you like being a ghost?"  The Other���������'"lhe hour.-, don't suit  me; I never likedcany kind of night  work."  To  Clean. Mirrors  A soft rag (linen is preferable)  dampen witn pure alcohol, or brandy,  apply to mirror and rub the solid  spots until they disappear. Take a  sott rag or tis&ue-pa^er and polish  the mirror until it glistens.  Li'le Ephra'm says���������De man what  makes expianashuns alius has explan-  ashuns to make.   . '  We are getting on, even in church  matters. A law forbidding a man to  marry his giandinother was declared  by a speaker at the Canterbury House  of Laymen to be superfluous.  Well   Matched  Fits-.���������I want you to di->tin:tly understand that 1 have a fiiia falsetto  voice���������  Startz���������To match your false set o'  teeth ancl hair. "  "Who's  the hero of this drama?"  said the stage -manager at a (list rehearsal. ' >  "I am," shouted a nian from an oh  none of its contents spilled."'Oh, yes, j scure corner of the theatre.   "I'm the  ma'am.   I got work for throe membe-s   f'llow who is putting up the money  of my .family last week, hut none of  them would take it."  for   the  Star..  production." ��������� Washington  Sledgehammer Education.  The teacher of one of the grades in  a primary school was astonished to  receive the following communication  from the parent of a pupllt  Dear Mian���������Thinking It might become  necessary, 1 hereby give you permlmilon  to beet my Bon anytime It la necessary  to tern him his lessons. Uly Tom la Just  like his rather; you have to lorn him with  a club. Just you pound nolodge Into him  the way 1 want. Don't pay no attention  to what his father says. X will handle  him.  ���������Cincinnati Commercial Tribune.  .. British Election Tactics.  British electioneering tactics have  changed. Electors are no longer kidnaped and forced to lose the poll. The  minor details of the campaign, however, remain the same. Mr. Labou-  chere, for instance, in his fight for  Windsor In the seventies canvassed  six hours each day for a month, kissed  babies, complimented mothers and persuaded fathers just as be would today. But when the final survey was  made his supporters found that everything depended on half a dozen voters.  And here stepped iii the diplomat. One  Tory who went to fish In a punt was  kept in the middle of the river until  his vote was useless. Another aged  and decrepit Tory was 'kept In the  house by cabs being put to run at  him whenever be tried to Issue from  bis door. The Liberals won, but thc  Tories petitioned successfully.  "That man who passed you in the  hall never comes into my "office without asking for money."  "Improvident, eh?"  . "No,   college   president."���������Ceveland  Plain Dealer.  "What I want," said the theatrical  manager, "is a genuine novelty."  "Something lealibtic?" a-ked the  playwright." v"  '"i'es; but I don't want any real  pugilists, or real naval disasters, or  real livestock, or real battles in it."  Tne pi.iywnght looked wearily  thoughtful, and, after a pause, inquired: "How would it do to spring something on the public with real actors in  ii?"���������Life.  State of Ohio, City ft Toled'j,  Lucas County.  Frank J. Cheney makes oath that he  is senior partner of the firm of F. J.  Chenev & Co., doing business in the  City of Toledo, County a-id State  aforesaid and that said fum will pay  the sum of ONE HUNDRED DOLLARS for each ancl every case of  Catarrh that cannot be cured by the  use of Hall's Catarrh Cure.  FRANK J. CHENEY.  Swoin to before me and subscribed  in niv presence, this 6th day of December, A.D. 1886.  A. W. GLEASON,  (Seal) Notary Public  Hall's Catarrh Cure is^taken internally, and acts directly on the blood  and mucous surfaces of the system  Send for testimonials free.  F. J. CHENEY & CO., Toledo, O.  Sold hy all Druggists, 75c.  Take Hall' Fum.ly Pills for constipation.  The Way Those Germ Carries-s Travel  Long Distances.  In the summer of 1908, as chairman  of the New York Merchants' association   committee   on   water   pollution  (which carries od a  warfare against  flics as  a  nuisance  growing  out of  ��������� water pollution), I- was engaged In an  effort to induce two of the railroads  entering New York to remove the huge  manure heaps which they maintained  on 'the   Newark   meadows   near   the  tracks.      ,     ���������  J visited the place one day with an  inspector, and after we had looked It  over we boarded a street car which  passed It bound for Newark, about  five miles away. A woman wearing  a new alpaca dress got ou it at the  same time; so did forty-two flies,  which my companion and 1 counted  after they had settled on the new  dress, which seemed to attract tbera.  They had the fresh, silvery look of  the newly hatched fly and the fly Instinct which moved them to start on  their travels at the'earliest possible  moment and thus keep the species  from dying out In any given locality. -  We both watched those 'flies carefully. Eight left the car when we  reached the outskirts of Newark,  three miles away. About half a'mile  farther on seveu more got off. Others  left at Intervals. until nearly all of  those left got out with' the majority  of the passengers in front of a church  Four remained on the dress until the  wearer left tbe car at tbe end of the  route, five miles from tbe point from  which they had started, and I suppose  they went home to diuner with her.  One summer morning last year 1  took a seat In a Delaware and Hudson dining car as It started from Albany for Lake t'hamplain. Several  Albany flies were fellow passengers.  1 observed two of them resting on the  shoulder of the woman who sat opposite me at table. Evidently It was  not yet their breakfast time, for they  kept their places all through tbe meal.  Those flies didn't shift their positions materially until we reached Saratoga. There, as the train stopped, they  were visited -by a local delegation, as  it seemed to me, the members of which  apparently conversed with them In fly  language, if that is what the rubbing  together of their probosces means.  Perhaps" they were a reception committee recommending the Saratoga hotels, but If so they were disappointed,  for the Albanians shook tbem off as If  assuring .them thai they were satisfied  with their accommodations.  Other flies drifted in'and tried to interest their traveling brethren as we  stopped at various stations, but with  ' no more success, for when the train  reached Bluff Point, which happened  .to be the destination of my unknown  fellow- passenger a3 well as myself,  the faithful two were still with her.  So they were when she registered at  the hotel desk, aud for all I know they  lived happily with her ever after. Certainly their attachment up to that  point was striking enough. It had  lasted for a Journey of 105 miles, and  if they had any disease germs about  them they succeeded In delivering  them with more expedition than if  they had sent them by express.���������Edward Hatch, Jr., in Suburban Life.  Tl  FOR RUN-DOWN PEOPLE,:.  Your blood hai become thin and weak.  The drain upon your system the put few  months has been very (treat. You are coo- <  sequertly feeling " all out of'sort*" and  "run down," Your appetite is' bad end  you hardly have enough onergy left to do  your daily duties. You should take  PSYCHINE.'the greatest of Tdru'ci, with,  out delay. This will put you oa your (eet  at once. ' ���������'���������<  ' Gentlemen ���������-'."I have used PSYCHINE  and I do think it is the greatest tonic and, j  system builder known. I would ad-rite all  who are run-down or physically weak to  use PSYCHINE.*; Yours truly, Mrs. Jaa.  Bertrand, West Toronto.  If joa are weak PSYCHINE will suit* ysa sireaa.  For Sala if aD Dnsihls & Dultr ���������.' Stc' A tt  per bottle.  Dr. T. A. SLOCUM  LIMITED,  TORONTO!  PRONOUNCED SI-KEEN\  Minard's   Liniment   Cures   Garget  Cows.  Knicker���������The census considers you  a resident of a house if you sleep there  legularly.  i-Socker���������Suppose the baby keeps you  awake?���������New York Sun.  No   Sentiment.  At a literary and scientific gathering  a learned Creek scholar got Into conversation with one of the leading  mathematicians of tbe day and apparently found u ready listener. He gave  again aud again exquisite lines from  Homer from the original, -and the  sonorous words rolled off his tonguo  in tine style. After awhile, noticing  that his audience, the man of figures,  made no remark, he paused and said  in a questioning tone of wonder:  "Of course you think those lines masterly, do you not?"  "Certainly," said the mathematician,  "but what do they prove?"  Who steals my purse is trash,  But though it may seem queer,  The man wno steals my daiiy bread  Is an honoicd financier.  Curdling  scene    fiom    melodrama:  "You delv mi', proud beautv.   I'll kill  you.."   "You cannot."   "Why?" "Because this is only the second act.    I  have  two    inoie    gowns    to    wear."  "Curses.   She's bullied me."  BRIGHT LITTLE ONES  MAKE HOME BRIGHT  Th. Right"to-Worti  Drum of tho 'Village Orchestra���������I  don't care what you do Riiy, tlio tune  ain't (lnUlu'd. I've only hit 'un dree  'undcrd an' fifteen tltnos Inn'ond of  fower 'underd, as la my sharo.���������Loo-  don Punch, -  His Grief.  Dewey Eve���������Dat loldy dat I asked  for a handout gave me a dorg biscuit,  Weary Willie - Well, wot yer cryln'  erbout? Dewey Hvo���������I'm cryln' because I'm not a dorg.���������Chicago News.  ��������� '��������� Idle- Beea,'  --  Thro-* herd that glvo no honey���������brag,  "boast aud bluster.���������LJfo,  Alarm clocks will experience a sensation of relief, now. that the comet is  no longer rising at uneaithly hours in  the morning. The strain on that useful little invention was t'jrri'io for a  few days.���������Rochester Deniociat.  Strenuous Opposition  "Afler nil,' remarked t'*e "hewhisk-  eretl old farmer to the audience in the  village store, "honesty is the bust policy."  "Don't you believe it," said the insurance agent from an ail joining town,  who was busy holding down a cracker  barrel. "Our company's new policy  has honesty fricasseed to a frazzle."  The Doctor's- Reason,  Fin-' Physiclnn-So you've lost Rogers as a patient. Didn't ho rot-pond to  your treatnu-nt 7 Second Physician���������  Yes, but not to my dunning letters.-  Llppliicott's.  Bailie's that are well, sleep well,  eat well and play well. They'sleep  naturally and wake up good ntitureit  The child that is not rosy-cheeked  and playful needs prompt attention  for it is not well. A sickly child can  be restored to health with a few doses  of Baby's Own Tablets, which curt-  colic, indigestion, constipation, teething troubles and the other disorders  from which young children suffer.  Mrs. Thos. Whiting, Waterford, Out.,  says: "I have used Baby's Own Tablets in my home for some years and  would not be without them. I find  them.just the right medicine for little  ones." Sold by med'eine dealers or by  mail at 25 cents a box from The Dr.  Williams' Medicine Co., Brockville,  Ont.' y-  A Census Question.  Here Is a sample of one of the tests  given to the men who took the examination to be census enumerators. The  test is not exactly as it appears on the  question sheets, but is given from tbe  memory of one of the men who took  the examination:  Sarah Green-and Jim Brown were  married In Loudon. They lived there  four years. One child was born to  them. Then they emigrated to the United States. A child was born to them  on the ocean. They lived in New York  for nine years, during which time  three more children were born. Then  they moved to Ohio, and another child  was born. Then Sarah and Jim disagreed and were divorced, and Sarah  married another man, and a child was  born to the new union. Jim meantime  was naturalized.  The problem was to place the various facts on the enumeration blank as  they should appear when the census is  taken.���������Columbus Dispute h.  There is no poisonous ingredient in  Holloway's Corn Cure, and it can be  used   without  danger or injury.  An irate German father has been  wiiting to a Berlin paper* protesting  against an examiner who had "plough-,  ed" his son because, when questioned  as to the mamrer in which Queen.  Elizabeth was dressed on her wedding  day, he replied that he,had forgotten.  We used to be afraid of burglars,  but since learning that nine robberies  were lately committed by a nigger boy  eleven years old we've,lost" our fear of  burglars; if we ever hear a burglar in  our room we'll slap him and send him  and send him home."  "Bread," said the lecturer, "is the  corner-stone of health."  "By Jove, Polly," said Jinks, on the  way home, "that fellow must have  heard of your biscuits."���������Harper's  Weekly.  s "       and Drafts  The cheapest, safest and most  convenient way to remit money  to any part of the world.  Rates    for      Domestic      Money  Orders.  $5 and under 3 cents  over    5 to ?10 6 cents  over   10 to   30 10 cents  over -30 to   50 15 cents  Money sent by Telegraph and  Cable to all principal cities.  Travellers' Cheques   Issued.  Agencies  in all C.P.R. Stations.  Fighting the White P'ague.  Under legislation enacted in 1905 the  Danish government pays three-fourths  of the expenses of all poor persons  who desire to be treated In tuberculosis sanitariums. When tbe hospitals  under construction are completed Denmark will bnve oue bed In tuberculosis  hospitals or sanitariums for every 1,200  Inhabitants, a fact whlrb will mean  that the length of treatment can be  considerably extended. Iu the United  States there is one bed for every 4,000  Inhabitants.  Tho farmer who retires from the  farm to live in his neighboring town  on a few hundred dollars a year* has  overlooked the difficulty of having to  buy what he had no difficulty to sell.  Built by Cortes.  It Is said that the first hospital ever  built In America was erected by the  Spaniard Cortes in the City or Mexico  In, 1524.-. It was endowed out of the  revenues obtained from the properties  conferred on him by the Spanish  crowu for, his services in the conquest  of Mexico. The endowment was so arranged that It still exists and is paid  at the present day. A supervisor is  named by the lineal descendant of  Cortes at present.  VETERAN SCRIP ii  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. '  <i  < i  ���������������������������������������������������������������������������������*������������������������������������������������������''>���������������������-���������������������������������������������������������������������������������������  The battle lo weak that la waged  with ono hand.���������Euripides.  She received an invitation to her  friend's wedding an;l wotuh red whether it wns meaiit to be taken literally,  Tliis is how it ran:  "We beg to invite you to Emily's  wedding and hope we may count on  your pri-soiits." '  The minister had for his text "The  Prophets," and after preaching for  ninety minutes on the minor and  minor prophets he asked, "Where is  Jeremiah's place?"  Verv Weary Man (af, the hack of  the cliurch)��������� Jeremiah can have my  place; I'm going homo. ��������� "From  M. A. P. I  - Flour In Bricks.  A new method of preserving flour  has recently been adopted with success In England. It Is dono by means  of compression. With hydraulic apparatus the flour Is squeezed into the  forms of bricks, nnd the pressure destroys all forms of larval lire, thus  preserving the flour from the ravages  of Insects, while it Is equally secure  from mold.���������Chicago Journal  Dainty Silver  Possessing a charmequalled  only by lis fine miring  quality, silvern/art marked  "1847 ROGERS BROS:  Is lhe ready choice of those  who want the best In knives,  forks, spoons, etc.  Best tea sets, dlshts, wallers.  ere, are stamped  MERIDEN BRITS CO.  COLD BY LEADING PIALKK3  "Silver Plate that Wean'  An Unfortunate Admission  Defendant���������"Well,  I'm sure. I was  on thc right side of the road when the  accident hnrmened."  ' Lawyer���������"Who was in the automobile with you?"  Defendant���������"My host girl."  Lawyer���������"I'm  afraid  the jury will  decide against you.   They will think  you hud  no  idea  which  side of the  road you were on."���������Judge.  Sapleiah���������Ah, speaking of electricity, that makes iric think���������  Miss Keen���������Really. Mr. Saploigh?  Isn't it remarkable what electrioity  can do?  Poor Appetite  indicates weakness of the stomach nerves which control the  desire for food. It is a sure  sign that the digestive organ*  need the help of '  BEECHAM'S  PILLS  Sold Everywhere. In Dozw as csnts.  77ii������ is th.  Time to  Organize  Instruments, Drums, Band Music, Etc.  EVERY TOWN CAN HAVE A BAND  IiOwont prices o ver quoted.   Kins ca taloKue,  over ������00 Illustration j, mailed ffoo.   Write u*  for anything In Mui'c or Musical Initi-urnca-a.  WHALEY,  ROYCE O CO., Limited  Tor unto, Ont., and Winnipeg, Man.  W. N. U., No. 800.  >��������� *���������-,  ,    ' *    Not a Contractor  Centipede���������"Here, boy! I want my  shoes shined."  lioy���������"JJen ye'll have t' 'go t' de  blnel-in' fact'ry; I don't do no whole,  sale jobs." ' ' '  The   Land  of the  Lonesome  Census  At the Inteinational Sunday School  convention at Louisville in answer to  the roll-call of states, the reports were  verbally given by the various state  children. When the Lone Star. State'  was called, * a brawny specimen^of  Southern manhood stepped - out into -  the aisle and with .exceeding pride  said:  "We represent the great State of  Texas. 'The first white woman born  in Texas is still living���������she has now  a population of over three millions."  A  L_.  ���������^ '���������./-  THE    LEDGE,     GREENWOOD, \ BRITISH    COLUMBIA.  The  Union  r~  Eholt, B. C.  A 'COMFORTABLE  HOSTELRY  John JL ]We]Wastef  Proprietor.  flKO. P. WKI.r.S, I'roprlotor.  First-class in everything.  Steam heat, electric light,  private baths. Telephone  in every room. First-class  bar and barber shop.  'Bus meets all trains.  ws&m^&^K^fa  ������<S������  P*-**  PHOENIX $  The nearest hotel to the &c  Granby mines. One of the w  largest dining rooms in the rjjU  city.. The bar is .replete CX!  with nerve bracers of all *V<  kinds, and the most fra- ib  grant,cigars. Drop up ancl <^  see me. fjj  ^ .. A. 0. J0HNS0N    S  Xfl PROPHIETOlt. jV*;  EEN'S HOT  PHOENIX,   B.   C  The Newest and Largest  Hotel in the City. Everything neat, clean andcoin-  ��������� fortable. Steam heat and  electric'light. Meals and  drinks at all hours.  K.  V.  CHISHOLM, Pboprietor.  DANNY DEANE, Manacier.  THE HOTEL GRANBY  Is pleasantly situated in tbe heart  of Graud Forks, and is convenient  to all the leading financial and  commercial institutions of the city.  Travelers will find it a comfortable  place to sojourn when in tbe city.  FRED RUSSELL  CREENV/OD  AND  Leaves Greenwood for Spokane  at 7 a.* m., and for Oroville at 2:30  p. m. J. MoDoa'ell.  ameron.  Leading Tailor of the,  Kootenays.  Mountaineer and Kootenay Standard Cigars.  Made by  3. ������������������. Cbdin ������ ������o��������� Mm  GREENWOOD CITY WATERWORKS  oo.  KNOB HILL HOTEL,  PHOENIX.  Provides pleasant rooms and substantial meals for the public. The  bar'is replete with beverages that  please aud satisfy an}' kind of  thirst. CHARLES HAG AN.  PUBLIC NOTICE.  DOMINION HOTEL  PHOENIX.  This hotel has plenty of pleasant  rooms and a dining room that is up  to date. The bar is well supplied  with cigars, wines, beer and liquors.  SUMMERS & MIEKOVICH*"  ���������Proprietors.  WESTERN - - HOTELS.  TIIJS   KOOTENAV    SALOON  Sandon, B. C, has a line of nerve  bracers unsurpassed iu any moun-  laiii town ot the Great West. _ A  glass of aqua pura given free with  spirits menti.  TICK-HUNT    HOUSE  Nelson, B 0., is run on thu American and "European plan. There  is nothing' yellow about the house  except the gold in the safe.  jYlulono & Trugillil**.  NISW3IAIJK1ST    HOTKr.  Ia the home for all tourists and  millionaires visiting' New Denver, British Columbia.  , Henry SIcrc. Propi*.  TIIK   PIIOVINCK    HOTEL  Grand Forks, is a larg-e three-  story brick hotel that provides  the "public with good meals and  pleasant rooms. A new building*  but the same old rates.  limit Liu-s^n, Proprietor,  LAKETIKW   HOTJiL  in Nelson, 13. C, emplovs all  white help and is a home for the  world at $1.00 a day.  II. I., (H-i tilth, l'rojtriotor.  TIIK   KASLO   IIOTKC  Kaslo, B  home for  city.  ah  is a  comfortable  who travel to that  Coclclo & l'lipwortn.  SHEni'.HOOKK   HO US 10  Nfleon; B, C One minute's walk*  from C. P. R station. Cuisine  unexcelled ; Well heated and ventilated.  Iloyci* I'.ros , -proprietor  "With a view to the better preservation of tho Public Highways  the attention of the public is herewith directed to tho orovisions 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 high-,  ways of that portion of the Province of British Columbia situate  east of the Cascade range of  Mountains, any wagon or other  vehicle carrying a load in excess  of that mentioned in Schedule  ���������'A ' hereunto annexed  SCHEDULE A  Wagons and 4 wheeled vehicles  shall not carry a load in excess of  the following: -  On tires under 3 inches...2000 lbs.  On tires 3 inches  in   width  aud  under four inches 3000 lbs.  On tires 4 inches  in   width  and  under live inches 0000 lbs.  On   tires   5   inches    in    width  and over 0000 lbs. and over.  AND NOTICE is hereby given  that the, Act in every respect  must be strictly complied with.  Any person guilty of an offence  against this Act shall upon summary conviction thereof before a  Justice of the Peact be liable-to  a penalty not exceeding Fifty  Dollars.  ��������� Do not draw logs or timber over-  highway. Vehicles meeting ought  to turn to the left. A vehicle  overtaken ought to turn to the  left. A vehicle overtaking another  ought to turn to the right.  "W. G. McMvxN-,  Government Agent.  Greenwood, May 19, J 910.  F. JAYNES,  Canadian Wheat  ��������� Flakes  5 pound Package for 45c.  Pastry Baked Daily and Always, Fresh.  IIQUOK   ACT,    1010.  Sec-. 3S.  RENEWAL OK LIQUOR LICENSE.  TAKK NOTICE. Ilmfc I, M. W. Ludlow,  Intend applying io th,! Superintendent of Provincial Police, iu tlio expiration of ono moiilli  Iroin the dale lu-roof, for tlio renewal of u retail  li'lii'irlicens.o fnrtho Wiuds',1* Motel, lots 1.1 nnd  11, liloc-lc 1:*, sub division 15.i8, at Denoro, H. C.  Denoro, All?. 18,1910. M. W. LUDLOW.  MONEY   TO   LOAN  On Farms, in sums of ������1,000 and up. *  A.   S.   BLAGK,  SOLICITOR,   :    GREENWOOD, B. C.  THE LEDGE  , Is published every Thursday af. Greenwood, 15 C , and the price is $2 a year,  postage free to aH parts of Canada, ancl  Great Britain To the United States and  other countries it is sent postpaid for  if?.50 a year. Address all letters to The  Ledge, Greenwood, H. C  R. T. LOWERY,  PUBLISHER.  GREENWOOD B C , AUG. 18, 1910.  A blue mark here indicates that  your   Subscription   has  deceas-'d,   and '  USD   ACT.  Similkameen Land District.     District of Yule.  TAKE NOTICEtliiit.-iiM-.il Ourney, of Nelson, U C.. occupation farm -r, intends to apply  for pcnnisaion to piirelia-,0 I hu followim; described lands.  rommuiK-iii-.' at a post planted about one-half  mile ninth of Copper Creek, Ketlle Uiver. tlience  west *.'() chairs, thence nnrili 8'ch-iiiis, thence  past 20 chain--, thenee south SJ chains to Jinitit  ol eominpncemont, coiilainin;*; liij acres moro  or les.1.  JASON GURXEY.  July Kith, Win: J Il.FEK.VEY, Awni.  1AM)   ACT.  Similkameen Laud Di-triet       District of Yale.  TAKK NOTICE that Krnest HjIj-.ii"' of N'e!  son, B. C., occupation farmer, intends to apply  for peimission to piuc-hafo the following Uos-  cribed lands:  Commencing at a post planted on the north  lineol Jo.-eph Christ b. '-. | re-empliou. Kettle  Kiver, thence north to c.l ahis to II. .MeKin  non'> pic. emption, thenci* east, -in chains moro  orle*>.-> to Joseph Ohiiat an's second nre-eniption,  thenc-e south 10 c-naina more or lfa to Jo.-eph  Christian's line, thence west -I'l chain.-, to point  Of commencement, contuiniiii; l(!i acres moie  orlc.*..*).  ERNEST- IinilSOX.  Jnly lfi.li, lt'io. J. 11. KKENEY, Audit  I.ANI)   A������,"!'.  Siniill-iunccn Land III trict.     District of Yale.  TAKE NOTICE (hat Jason Uurney, Jnr., of  Nelson, Ii. O. occupation lnriner, i..tends to  apply for ticrini->->iou to purchase the following  ilencrihcil hind?:  C'onimeucins at 11 post planted al the northwest corner of W. Curler's pre-emption. Kettle  Kiver. I hence north ." 1 chain-, more or le������s to R.  (Jollier's pre-emption, thence east iW chains  moie or less to (J I'.lt. siirvu/ line, ihuiice  south .TJ ch-iins more or le.-,** along said line,  thence west GO chains nvue or It'.**- ti point of  i-oinmencement, containing lS'i acres more or  less,  JASON* CUKXEY, Jk������.  JulyIStli, 1910. J. il. I**EI*;SEY, Af.ent.  heconie  that the editor  once more like  your collateral.  would  to  commune with  JHlSCKt.I.ANKOUS  Mint juleps and other summer  drinks at Wjnd.-ior. * .  In the good old summer time  what a pleasure it is to swing in a  hammock, aud smoke K. Sc H.  cigars. /  In Phoenix N. J. Carson & Co.  carry a large stock of gent'Tur-  nishincs, clothiug, hats, boots and  shoes. Drop iu and ,have a rubber.'  All the smoke in E. C. this summer is not caused by the people  smoking Royal Seal cigars. Some  of it ia from the fr>rest fires.  Amateur photographers should  have their work finished by John"  II. James, and gain the advantage  of his experience. Cameras examined free of charge.  It is not necessary to go up in  an aeroplane to smoke K. it' H.  cigars. Yon .can smoke them anywhere with perfect safety, except,  perhaps, in a black powder mill.  See the barkeeper for further information.  Picon punches, gin rickeys and  mint juleps can bo had at the  Windsor hotel in Greenwood.  msmm^missm^^msmms^mjmwmswimss^^ws>mmim>.  GREENWOOD, B. C.  General Dry Goods,"Ladies'Shoes, Skirts  Ph 1**31 fsfomjvs a  BK SUK.K TO  Bold your orders for, our Stock of Millinery j  Of which we expect lo make a "Specially.    -.  gNEW    GOODS    CONSTANTLY--COMING  OOrtIStUNlCATIO>'S.  THE KNOCKER.  A man in Spokane, thinks that  people should live to be 500 yeais  old. This might he done by living  in the delightful climate of Greenwood, for up to date, no one has  ever died a natural death in this  city, . ���������  "When Ireland gets Home Rule,  Joe Martin will have another  chance.  Tiik tail of Halley's comet must  have hit British Columbia this  summer, judging from the, number  of forest (ires. All of them were  not caused by railway locomotives.  UNI)   .\CT.  OHJIJ IIOTl'I., Nior.sorv, It. c.  Hi������ Schooner Hcer or Half null FTnlf. lOe.  Tho hcst dollar a day hoit'.c in the c ity  Travellers will find this n ploasinit home.  The rooms aro cleHn and comfortable ancl  the meals tasty and Milntantial.  JACK O If A NT, rroprletor.  iiKi������icsvir.r.n  IIOTKC.  Iliides\illi!. H. U. 1'rovldes excellent  iii'inininod.V.Inn for toniis s and travellers. Kre-.li Kirn-, and Butter. Speeitil  Irish WhNkcy ,.lu-a\s on hand.  TIIOVAS   WALSH,    rroprlcliir.  Similkameen Land District.     Dintriet of Yale.  TAKE NOTICE tliaf-Clemcnt Gu-ney, Nelson, 11. (...occu'Lition farmer, intend-, applying  lor |iuriiiN-.ion to purchase the followiiij--: des-  crilied laiuN:  Coininencin������ at a post planted aliont 3d  chaim stauh of (.'o)i[ier Creel*:, west of 'Cuttle  h'ivtr, thence north t.i chains, thcnie east .10  chains, thence south n clnins to E. Collier's  pie-en i>lion, Ihi-nie west 10 chains to point of  commencement, coniaininfr Wl acres more or  CI.KMENT GURNEY.  July Kith. 1!H0. J. II. FEENEY.AKonf.  At Creston, the enterprising  people of that town have fruit displayed at the railway depot, so  that train passengers can view the  products of the district. Here in  Greenwood, we might have an exhibition of gold, silver and copper,  with a few potatoes and spring  chickens on the side.  WHAT IS A "SPORT."  nelson, b. c.  wholesale  dealers'in  Produce   and   Provisions  T. THOMAS,  TAILOR.  Clothes Cleaned, Pressed and Repaired.  ������QQU_&99ttG9e)OQ9Q<ieQ999*&f>  A HOUSE  FOR SALE OR RENT  E. W. BISHOP, GREENWOOD.  Take your Repairs to  A D. MORRISON  Grand Forks, the Leading  Frank Fletcher  Pkovinoiai, Lano Surveyor,  Nelson, E. 0.  B. C. CIGARS  Are made in Sew Westminster and  sold all over the Province.  I WILBERG  &  WOLZ. -  ��������� fl , - Regular monthly rneetinffs <���������  ���������*/>%*��������� Grvenwoqd. lodge No. 28, A. 1  /S^**������ & A. M., arc held on ttio firn'  ThurHflny In ench month (n B'ra  tfirnlty.hnll, Wood block, Government  fltrcet, Greenwood. Vifliting brethren  are cordially invited to attend.  JAS, S. UIBNIE. Secretory,  WT* li/T Gretwiwood Mlneru'  H VI Union, No..22, W.  ��������� A ��������� .ATAa p M.*,:'mee.tfl every  Saturday ������vcni-fu-j in' Union Hall, Copper ptreet, Greenwood.iftt^BO.  Alno In hall at Mother Lode min-e  Friday evenings at 7:80. '���������'���������������������������  LESTER MACKENZIE, Secty^  E. W. WIDDOWSON,' ASSAVER  AND CHEMIST-Chitiv'cs: Gold, .silver, copper or lead, SI e;tcli.- gold-  ilver, jjl.50; silver lead, SI.50; gold-  diver, with copper or lead, g'2.50; -diK*,  }2; Bilver-leatl-zinc, ���������'$.'.'��������� Prices for  other metals on application. Ijong distance-'phone 07, P. O Box, B Uo8,  Nelson, B. C. ;  "When you want a Perfect Fitting, Up-to-Date Suit, ranging in  price from $18 upwards, call on  Raggage transferred to  any part of'ihe City. Furniture moved to any part of  the District. General Dray-  ing.of all kinds. .  MET OLIVER.  After spoiling a $20 hill hy purchases of cigars and "apolliuaris"  in a local hotel, the men who were  treated naturally began to wonder  who the sport was who could set  such a pace and keep it. One tried  to get next by remarking:  "Say, a piece of money wouldn't,  last as long as a live cent cake of  ice thrown into a furnace. You  make me think of Tommy Ryan."  Mention, of Ryan's name as a  spender^caused the stranger to drop  his glass and almost choke.  "Tommy's got every dollar he  ever earned, except when he was  obliged to pay a doctor in advance  for treating him for tonsilitis,"  said the stranger. "I'll paps him  and take off my hat to Jerry Donovan. My motto is: 'Live by the  way a8yon journey through life.' "  ���������'May I ask you your name?"  asked another of the party.  "That's different." said the man  behind the'twenty. "I knew wiiat  you fellows were pegging ab.  Shake hands with T. F. McGrath,  formerly of Louisville, Ky., but  now of Hoosick Falls."  All shook hands and, "apollin-  aris'* flowed again.  "What's your" definition of a  sport, Mr. McGrath?'' inquired  another,  "Eii.sy,*' he answered,   "A ypi-il  is a fellow  who  don't know the  value of a piece of green velvet and  goes to sleep, so that some one can  pick his pocket."  "You sleep a lot, don't you ?"  "Sure, but I don't get touched."  "How's that?"  How   frequently   we   hear   the  various men and  women of this  place -speak in   very   undignified  tones of Greenwood.    This is the  case in every town more or less,  but I must say   Greenwood   has  more than her share of knocker.-'.  All I can say against  the  town   is  'that there is a lack of public, spirit  and push among its business men.  We must learn that if we would  have a'town���������one in which people  would like to make their home���������  we must speak kindly of our home  town and we must have an interest  in the welfare of our neighbors, the  upbuilding of agriculture  and  the  beautifying of the city.    Make the  city  look  thrifty.    Have  for  the  management men of advancement  aud   progressive   abilities.     The  merchants should buy of the farmer  such products as aro  raised  upon'  the farm and ship in nothing that  can  be bought at home.-     Keep  your money at home;  this is the  way   to   build   up   the   country.  Visit other towns at their-social  affairs and they will  visit  Greenwood  in  times  of entertainment.  Don't'be   so   stiff   and   cold    to  strangers   who   visit   us,   btit   be  sociable and extend the glad hand  of welcome.     Why there are  business and professional men in Greenwood who will not even  give., you  the 'good morning' greeting unless  you force a recognition.    We also  have in the pay of our county and  city, men in public ofl'ict- as well as  others who live off the taxes of the  business men and tax payers, who  send to the cheap goods mail order  houses for all their goods, of  even  description.    Such men should not  he fed by the people.   They should  be weeded out.    The men who will  not patronize the people who give  them these fat crumbs should  not  long remain in (he pay of the public.    The  mail  order business Hs  the curse of Greenwood, in  consequence of this merchants can not  sell their goods as cheaply as they  would had they the profit on these  goods, which is paid to the railroad  company  and   the  house of Eaton  & Co.    Those goods are  not such  as  a  village  merchant could sell  with a clear  conscience,    as  they  arc  very  inferior stuff, and after  m_^3msm������mmm������^mm!&wiw2^2a2&^^^Bm3m&&  ". Unequalled for Domestic Use."  * Dealers in Fresh and Salt Meats, Fish./  and Poultry.   Shops in nearly all the\v  towns of boundary and .Kootenay.   ���������  v^-^������^Q(i(SQ������?^^^QO^QSQ^^������������S'm������^B^������������������������������������0������&������������������^9&S@999  9        Has1, recently, bi  j   renovated and re  H���������,   is now the Lrrea  . been thoroughly  " rc-fnrnishecl, ancl  greatest health .resort upon the continent. Natural hot water in baths, 124 de--  grees'of heat.' A course of baths  at Halcyon" will.cure nervous  and muscular diseases ancl eliminate rheumatism ancl melalic  poisons from the system. The  water heals liver, kidney and  stomach complaints. The rates  are $2 a day up; or $12 weekly  up. "Postoflice, express and tel-  cgraph offices in connection.  mwmn Boyd, Proprietor,  Ijalcyoit; % 0:  "I spend my money before I go  bed and then I draw on tho  to  hank in  Times.  the morning. "-���������Hartford  Get your Razt rs Honed;  and your Baths at  Frawley'-s  Barber".'..;-  Shop, Greenwood,  ������999Q9QtC9QmQG������W������Qmm i  BEYOND REASON.      -  "Oh, Lord," the wealthy convert prayed, "ask me to do anything in reason and I will do my  best to do, it. Ask me to go into  the vineyard and labor there and  I will go; ask me to love my neighbor as myself and I will try to do  so; ask me to forgive my enemies  and I will do that, oh, Lord, if it  be thy will; but don't ask me, oh,  Lord to tear up tho mortgage on  Widow Birney's place, because if  I Bbould my wife would never believe I didn't do it because'she'B j  young and good looking,' " -  all expenses are paid there is nothing gained, only the fact that your  home" merchant has been beat out  of. just so  much trade.    You pay  your mail  order merchant before  you see or fit the goods, and your  home   merchant   after  you   have  seen and fitted them, and too often  after they have been worn out.    It  is a very common thing for women  with a sad face, to come into my  store, and want me to take wearing  apparel,   that they have obtained  Irotn Eaton's, and exchange good  goods for them.    This I could not  do as I could not sell them.    Now,  the merchants here have, a  hard  enough time, and are selling just  as cheaply  as possible, none  arc  making any money���������just living in  hopes���������but each is afraid to cirry  the stock  he othprwisc would  if  people did  not send away-for so  many good.".    If you are going  fo  keep your stores at Greenwood yon  will need to give, them your patron-  fi(.'f or thi-v will move  their  busi-  ite-'s to a mor-' appreciative public,  i, for one, \v.,iild like k> run a (ir.-t  class dry goods htoro, but as  long  as "people-continue to ship in shoddy  goods   ia   competition   with   ray  goods I will not handle the large  stock I otherwise would did these  conditions not exist.    Now let  us  reason ��������� sensibly these matters   in  Greenwood and see if wo cannot  give the city credit for what it is.  Make something of the great possibilities that are in store-  for her.  Patronize home industries of all  kinds and as the money circulates  it will increase business.     Extend  the glad hand to all* and not carry  that bigoted,  cold,  suobish lo-I'.  Boost,  not knock,   and then' )ou  will   have ���������ranch" to   rejoice   'o .  Were all the goods that aro shipped  iu hero taxed as the merchant is it  would  bo a different   story,    Do  you want a good town, with good  stores?   Encourage the meichant  so that lib would make his store  ���������such a ono as you would be proud  of. ..-.���������'   .  "Respectfully  0.  F.  STORK  ������    ���������*___&. ��������� --w^**  TO SEE THE FIFTH mTERNi-mONAI/  Dl&r FARMING EXPOSITION)  _  .ANDCONG&E-S-S-...  If   IN SPOKANE THE SAME- WEEr^,  ������/���������  OTO AEROPLANE FLIGHTS  THE MILITARY INDIAN BATTLE NIfiHT SHOW  CHIEF JOSEPH and the BATTLE. OF  THE CLEARWATER"  A $ 20.000.00 RACE PROGRAM  FERULLtfS FAMOUS ITjAIIAN BAUD pH8*.  ,*������ 100.000.00.WILL BESPENTFORTHIS FAIR AND EVERY'  DEPARTMENT WILL EXCEL.  .'REDUCED RAILWAY RATESV  'SEND TO R.H.COSOROVE. SECY FOR PRIZE LISTS AND'  INFpRMATION.  tVATI-R   NOTICK.  NOTK'Elslieraliy eivo-.i tli.it nn niiplfcntloii  will Ijo m.ulo imilcr Part V. of the "Water ,l������t.  Ill 1:1," tu ontaiii a Ifconso in the* Sim lkaincon  Water Dlviil.jn of Valo'Kot'Ie Iflvcr) OMrii-t.  n. Tliu nnim.nililrMH mill ncciiiMitlon o' the  applicant Jon'-ilt-bouls Christian, iKultlv Hlv-  eO It. Ci 1'iirinui*.  h. I hu name of tlio lake, utrcam or wjurci;.  K'etlli*. llivoi-.  e. The point of ilhor.������lon. Aliont .Th) yanln  nnrili uf hit fitii. anil on (lie soiitli-oiii-taoriier of  pre uinptlo-i :i.Vw,  il. Tlie quantity of water applied W������*.- Three  mililc feel per ."n. ond.  c. Tlieelimaetui* of tho proposo I ivork.i. A  1I.1111 aliont -I'l feet Ion/,', :i feet IiIkIi. on lnui'inp  1 frui .'if^v; and t'j he eniivoyed to lot ;>7l.i hy  iliichainl flume.  f. The pi win He.) on which the water Id to lie  ii������"-|.   Infu.iU li. Clirli-Hiiii ������ !.������*.-  li. The piirposen fur which the wnlcl'i-i tit.li'!  HSii'tl.-, Agricultural anil'loiHi-stlfl.  h If for Irrigation ilea'i'lli'j the land Intended  to he ii-rlKiileil, giving nerea������e. ��������� Aliont 17;*)  nero-t of lot OT h un lie west liaiiltof tlio Kettle  rlver.allof which uan ho cultivated.  i. If ���������tlio water Is to ho mul for power or  inl'iiii'- purposed (lescrlho tho pliieo where the  water U to lie returned to some milurii! elmniiul,  and tlicdlH'ei-enco In alll udo hetween puint of  diversion and point of return,  None.     '  j. Area of Crown land Intended to booccu-  pfed by the proponed work.i,   None  It. 'I'hls notlco was posted on tho .1th day of  Aiiiru.'t' liUO, nnd appl(cation will ho made to  the Oomiiil.isloner on the lL'th day of Ho[it.,.l!iV.\  I, Give the names and lulilrugatM-of any rip  arlau proprietor.*) nr lieonHie-t who or,. who������e  landinrb likely lo bo ull'eetoil hy llio prop Med  works, either above or below the outlet. ,Julm  Christian, tlieonwoud, II. C. '  JOSKl'U LOUIHOIimSTI-VN, ���������  fireenwood. Ii.- O.  K The | uruosci for which the water Is to bo  u-o������I.   Av/riuu tu al arid domestic  li If lor iirif.-ati.nl describe the luiul intended  to be Irrigated, (,-iviii;; acrciij;". About SOO uoie3  of lot /ii.'-. mi tlie wr.st bank < f lhe Kettle river,  al of wliioh can he cultivated '  1. If clio w.iler H to ho used for powoi* or min-  in/,' purposes desei-iljc lhe placo whole the water  Is to be returned to some natural channel, .ind  the dillorcuuo Iu altitude Ijctweon point of diversion nnd iioint of return. ���������jVom.t. "  j. Area oi i rown land Intended toheoccu-  Itled by ihe proiioyed works.   JNono.  k. This noilee, was |jojled on tho.".th of Aliens!, 1:110, and application uill he umdu to tho  Commissioner on the 12th day of Sept, l'HO,  I. (ilvethe ua-nes mid addresses of any riparian proprietors or lieon.-'oes who or whoso  laud- ure likely lo he atfuoloit by tho proposed  works, either above or lulow llio outlet. .J. U.  Uhri-itiaii, Greenwoud. U. 0.  ��������� JOHN A, OHI'lSTiAN.  Oreenwood, n. C.  WATKIl   N'ltTIC'K.  .NOTICK is hereby slven that an upplicnllon  will ho made under I'nrt V. of the "Vvnter Ael,  maf)," to obtain a lleenso 111 the Hirnilhameeii  vVntcr-DlviHlon of Yale (Kettle Uiver) District. ���������  a The iiiuiu1, address nnd occupation of' the  applicant. John A. Olirisilan, (Kettle Ulier;,  II (.)., farmer.  li. The name of the lake, stretnn or sournt!.  Keltic Uiver-  c.  Tlm |)ol*it of divoi-.-lon.   AI1OUI..W.1 ynnls  north of lot OTi's, and 011  preeiiinl-niiwis.  rl.   The (|iianlity of waleraiiplled for  cubic feutper ruicoud.  0 Tlieehiiriicterof tiio proposed works, A  dam about ID fteflonp, II feet. IiIkIi on pre ein|i-  llon ,'l/j:is! nnd to lid convoyed to lot (ilia by  (lltoli and (liime.    '. :    .  f. The prunilses on which I lie water Is lo be  used,  John A, Uhrlsliim's lot hilt,  ho south cast corner of  Tlirou  STUMPING EXTRAORDiNARY  A discovery of great importanoe  to owners of cut over lands, lma  been'made'by one of ' the workers  in 'i, Ehitieliiiid paper mill,-who noticed the destructive action of  nitric acid on woody structures.  This man has recently'removed  tho stumps from sixteen! acres of  new-laud at a* cost of four cents  each and Jive minutes -labor, for  each stump. - His method .is as  follows:  With a two inch anger he bores  a hole down into the stump about  two feet deep, and pours into this  hole one pint of a mixture of equal.  parts of nitric acid and sulphuric  acid. TJefthen plugs the ho'e  tightly with a pi rig previously dipped in melted paraline.  Thirty days later the stump,j  roots and all, will bo a charred,'  mass of rotton pulp, and may be ���������  spread over the soil with ft shcvel, ���������  as a fertilize^  H  w  it  i  '���������'I  -1  i,  }  $

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