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The Ledge Aug 12, 1909

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 . V  J-    J  ������.ff *a������i-.w (������������������*wuff. i   *t~~*s-v,  "-���������- ���������   >, .>v-."-���������. -, -.--7  OLA^^  -tX^i^-^i  I I  ,.'.-���������'���������/"  k.,  *-, * ,  -\V--Vgl.:  XVI. -~'/\,  GBEENWOOD^B.C^ THURSDAY, AUGUST 12, 1909.  ,-,-;: ."'-.-No.-5  it'O/  -Is the best furnished hotel ih the Boundary  '   , district. " It" is. heated with, steam and  "-lighted by .electricity^ : Excellent sample  rooms.   The bar is'always abreast of the  ��������� "    times, and'meals are served in the Cafe  v  * -- at any hour, day or night.   -  C. A. McCiung, Proprietor.  S9oe������9oa900MM9S������e������aeeeoe9eii������8������������oce������9eoo6e9i)������e(������9S9|  ,  '   James'Buchanan & Co's  BLACK AS^D WHITE, AND."  house of cmnmuws  GREENWOOD LIQUOR  CO.  IMPORTERS, GREENWOOD, B. C.    ������  9909m0������������m999^e09909999e09������0������9e99OQ99999&^  j Fred Boucher deft "yesterday for  Vancouver.    ���������   - '-.-,-���������  ;H. Bromfit is on the day shift at  the .Clarendon. ��������� '.     ,    "   '  The Tip Top commenced shipping ore this week.       ''      _     *:  .The fall assizes open in Greenwood upon October 20.  Tho . first furnace at the smelter  wj������8 blown in Sunday. .  Another general store is to be  opened in Greenwood.,  0. H. Ellacott is surveying in  the Fort George district.  * i  Miss ,B. Shaw is visiting Mrs.  W. M. Frith in Keremeos.  Harry* Shrapnell has moved his  family from Eholt to Greeuwood.  . It is a dull week in which' there  isn't a lock-out or a ^strike in this  province. , *  . Chinamen import watermelons  from Spokane and. sell them in  Greenwood.  Wm. Frawley'has returned from  viewing the eights of Seattle and  other cities.  ���������  . <������  Mr. McCarren, the,.oldest resident of Boundary Falls, intends  going 'east in a few weeks.  Mrs. R. H. Lewis of Edmonton  is* visiting her brother-in-law, E.  O. Lewis, of Boundary .Falls.  Five seconds after the bell rings  all the seats are taken in the diu-  ing room of the Hotel Ladysmith.  A letter from Rock Creek says  that the Kettle Biver Fruit Co.  is bringing in Japs to work on their  lands.  of, years experience in Nevada and  South Africa/ arrived' in. the city  last -week^tOi take charge -of the  New .Dominion''popper Co. -He  will thoroughly'inspect the properties of the cbidpany and outline  the beet policy., to - pursue."^At  present, ho'does'not know when  the company' > will' resume operations. ''-' "'" *'f ',   '  '        ' * *'   "   'V        1VI.( ' ' * '    ���������*  Christina lake.is popular this  summer 'with'-Boundary people.  From now to the end of the season  the dancing.and,entertainment of  visitors w'H\ be} conducted by the  popular duo of entertainers, C. E.  King and%C. 'H. Flood. Stages  meet the eastbou'ud train and tak*  visito'is direct,to the lake. There  ares plenty of'tents for campers.  At a distance of 140 feet from  the portal of 'the Argo tunnel a  fine lead of 'high.gfade ore was  struck last week. The company  are 'confident 'that the tunnel will  be a great success and opeu up  several, valuable', leads in a short  time. .Ola- Lofstad, the president  of the company, is always willing  to show visitors'or intending investors' over the .property. This  enterprise is.worthy of the support  of everyone ��������� in Greenwood and locality, as its success will do a great  deal towards making Greenwood  a second Butte.  _ \ \ . -, PHOENIX, B. C.    -  Ib opposite the Great Northern depot and is a delightful  haven for the weary traveler. Great veins of hot water  run through the entire house, and bathrooms are al-  ,i ways at the fervice^'of, those in search of material  cleanliness. Tbe dining room is an enemy to dyspepsia,  while the aitistic appointment of the liquid refreshment  makeB the drinks go down like eating fruit in a flower  garden, The sample rooms are the largest in the mountains' and a pleasure to drummers with big trunks.  JAS. MARSHALL       -       -       PROPRIETOR  PHOENIX BEER  is delicious in taste and free from impurities.   Order,  a case or bottle at the earliest opportunity.  Phoenix - Brewing - Co*  ' '���������   ~ (Limited.)    ..  The Pride of Western Canada. Phone 138, Greenwood ,|  lQQ89m9Q9GO89Qm999<^999������Q<MQeQQQ0O99Q0&Q99Q9Q09^  Greenwood, is the home for workingmen of all nations.   It is  convenient to the Btnelter on the hill.   The dining room is supplied with tasty and substantial food, while tho bar coutainBthe.j  beet wet goods lu tho market.   Electric lights all over tho  premises.   Hot and cold bathe.  Lofstad,   Proprietor  Hedley has six^ hotels, or one  to every twenty voters. This beats  Greenwood by a Grit majority in  Alberta.  S. Moore will teach school in  Agassiz. He formerly .taught the  young idea how to bud in Boundary Falls.  Walter Merrill is night chef at  the Windsor, while" Curley Campbell guides the destiny of the range  during* the;dayr-; *rr-' *.-> " ..-~^ ,���������  ' Arthur Jaynes left yesterday for  Spokane. His friends say that he  will enter into a life partnership  while in that city.  Dave Manchester has gone to  the Seattle exposition, and from  there he will go east to visit life  relatives for six months.  John Oliver, M. P. P. for Delta,  was the guest of honor at a smoker  given by Greenwood Liberals in  Eagle's hall last evening.  Dr. McLean is now a resident of  Greenwood. Dr. Arbuckle, late  of Vancouver, is associated with  him in the practice here.  Miss Roussa returned to Spokane on Monday after paying a  short _xisit to ber brother, P. F.  Roussa of Boundary Falls.  Ten men are working at the No.  7 in Central camp. It is said that  the Consolidated has bonded this  claim and others in the vicinity.  .Greenwood should have a high  school. In this city aud vicinity  are plenty of pupils, and. some of  their: are the brightest scholars in  the land.  Dr. Simmons returned yesterday  from a professional trip through  the Similkameen. At Hedley he  was initiated into the mysteries of  golf by Major Megraw.  D. S. Hardie has recently moved  his family from Bouudary Falls to  Greenwood. Dave is responsible  for the artistic window dressing in  the Russell-Law-Caulfield company  store. -���������,.  Harry Goodeve has bought out  David Manchester and will in future conduct the Clarendon hotel.  Being popular and generous the  new landlord is certain to do a  large business.  George Heatherfon, secretary of  Greenwood Miners' union, returned Friday after attending the  annual convention of the W. F. M.  at Denver, Colorado. A large  amount of legislation was passed  at the convention of interest to  labor.  W. E. George, one of the old-  time prospectors and miners in the  district, returned this week after a  year spent in Rosslaud ond Moyie.  He had his loft foot badly bruised  about ten days ngo by a stick of  timber' falling on it, and will bo  unable to work for a month or six  weeks.  Tho big Greenwood-Phoenix tunnel is iu 240 feet, and work has  been suspended until machine  drills can be installed. The foundation for the compressor building  was laid this week and when it is  finished and tho machinery put in  the superintendent expects to progress towards Phoenix at the rato  of 16 feet a day.  John Seward, a mining engineer  In High Phoenix  A dog fight 'has. been known to  stir up strife amid the human race.  J. B. Boone is now sole proprietor of the Dominion hotel.  Batfc has been longer in the West  than any man iq tbe Boundary.  Big Andy Johnson is still ih  business at the Central hotel.  James McCreath' of Greenwood  was a welcome visitor in the city  yesterday.       . ���������  The Wm. Hunter .Co's'store is  being shipped today to New Westminster.  Charles Taylor, who was injured  while working -for the Granby,  died last-Friday. He was 25 years  of age and a native of Marion, Ky.  Rings of all,kinds made to order  upon short notice and sent to any  part of the country. All kinds  of jewelry repaired arid made over  without: delay."j JLA Jafge stock���������o������  clocks,/ - watches* diamonds," ��������� etc.  always in stock. Orders by mail  solicited aud attended to promptly  and in an efficient manner. E. A.  Black, Phoenix, B. C.  Christina Lake.!  Next Sunday the race will take  place between Bartois & Sprag-  gett's twelve-hor&epower gaeoline  launch, Dreadnaught, and Ole  Johnson's steam launch, White  Lady. Tho race will be over a  course from the foot of the lake to  Texas point and return for a purse  of $150 a side. As the owners are  well known there is sure to be a  big crowd to Bee the fun. Ou Saturday and Sunday there will be  dancing and special music in the  pavilion at the Lake hotel. Stages  will run asjusual from Cascade.  Unclaimed Money.  The following money is lying  unclaimed in the banks of Greenwood:  Bank of B. N. A.���������Neil Stewart,  Phoenix, $118,05, Jan. 8, 1903.  Bank of Commerce���������Adam Kadis, 84.75; W. J. Ross, $10.  Bank of Montreal���������C. A. Saunders, J. S. Miller and R. Stevenson, 862.36; A. N. Harrison,  $55.30; W. Hutcheson, 815; J.  Hardy and E- Hardy, 87.25; W.  H. Morns, 8100; McRae Copper  Mines, $6.70; J. Gibbons, $320.30;  Estate of G. Munroe, 895.30; C.  T. Keen, 87.20; R. McCuIloch,  Camp.McKiuney, $7.17 ; McKin-  ney and Kamloops Gold Mining  Co., Camp McKinney, 864 80.   '  Boomer-Gill  Miss Elizabeth M. Gill and Lin-  wood L. Boomer were united in  the bonds of matrimony on Thursday afternoon at 2 o'clock, at the  residence of Mrf*. Caesie Buchan-  nan, St. Paul Btreet. Rev. J. A.  Dow of St. Andrew's Presbyterian  church officiated. Miss Bessie Buchanan was bridesmaid and George  A. Hennessy best man. After the  ceremony all present participated  in a dainty wedding feast. The  happy couple left on .the evening  train for Seattle and other coast  cities* They will*, take iu the  Alaska-Yukon-Pacific exposition.  Mr. and Mrs. Boomer will return  in a month and take up their home  in Greenwood., Mr. Boomer ia an  engineer on the C. P. R.���������Rossland Miner.  bluffer. He is moreover a.leech  on the trade of Canada. It is now  nearly four years since the writer  in a letter to the Eastern press described Jim Hill's 'lines' in Canada  as aserieH of bloodsuckers designed  to sluice trade out of the Canadian  Northwest to the Hill lines in the  States.-'' His 'lines' are mere feeders thrown across the border. They  rnri north and south. Not one  runs1 east and west. "They run  into rich, districts, pick up what  freight they.can and haul it out of  the country. ��������� Any benefit they  confer is localized to the districts  they enter. Even the local beneGts  are infinitesimal. The Hill lines  enter Canada at sixteen different  points along the boundary line yet  he has not a roundhouse nor a shop  in Canada. His lines are alien  bloodsuckers which contribute  nothing to Canadian national development. In a general sense  they are a detriment to Canada".  They build up nothing iu this  country. They drain our resour-_  ces to build up Hill lines."  Western Float  ,The Fife Mine.  In the course of operations at  the property of the Fife Mines,  Ltd , at a point known as the glory  hole, a rcmarkablo showing has  just been uncovered. For a distance of some twenty-five feet  across, clean copper-gold ore is  shown up, with a body of copper  carbonates, lying midway, which  has yielded results on assay of  from $24 to $33 per ton. The clean  ore assays from $14 to $18. Several carloads of this ore have now  now been mined and are all ready  for shipment, the 'roftd/to the railway from the du'inps' being now  complete.  The main tunnel is now in a distance of 550 feet and for the last  75 feet has been in ore of shipping  grade. At the station, where.a  winze has been commenced, the  first stope has been opened up, and  on the first shots being put in, the  showiug of ore was a very beautiful one, extending in all directions.  Fifteen men are now employed and  new buildings are rapidly being  erected. An up-to-date assay office, fully equipped, has just been  installed, with Mr. Hahnaof Rossland in'chargo. Work is being  pushed'with all possible-specd-and.  as occasion requires the force is"  being increased. The company is  surely to be congratulated on the  splendid condition pf the property,  which, if the opinion of practical  mining men is to be relied upon,  bids fair to take its place as one of  the largest and most important  mines in the province in the very  near future.  Vinegar for Jim.  Bruce in the Saturday Sunset  has the following roast ou Jim  Hill:  " Whatever distincton James J.  Hill may havo achieved as a railway builder and empire maker in  the United States of America his  accomplishments in Canada and  especially in. British- Columbia, entitle him only to the description of  a fonr-flqehor, a wind-bag and a  Insurance of any kind is a good  investment, whether life, accident  or fire. In Phoenix D. J. Mathe-  son pays particular attention to  this line of business and those interested should consult him at  their earliest convenience in person or by mail.  On to Penticton.  J. H. Kennedy, chief engineer  of the Great Northern railway,  wife and daughter, spent Wednesday night in Penticton after driving in from Keremeos.  Referring to "the Weuatchee-  Oroville extension, Mr. Kennedy  stated that the line had been surveyed and the right of way purchased, but no actual construction  had yet been done so far as he was  aware. A line would eventually  be run from Oroville, or somewhere  near that point, to Penticton, but  that was still iu the future. It  would not be done until the V., V.  & E. had been completed to the  coast and until water had been put  on the laud in the Fairview and  Osoyoos sections of tho Lower  Okanagan. The road, when built,  would come straight up the Okanagan river to this point.  Being asked what he thought of  the Spokane & B. C. Railway Co.,  in its beginning construction westward from Rock Creek, Mr. Kennedy said he knew that actual construction had begun. The Spokane aud B. C. Railway company,  he understood, had taken over the  Midway and Vernon charter and  it looked to him as. though the C.  P. R. had taken over the Spokane  aud B. C.���������Penticton Press.  When in Nelson drop into the  White House Cafe, next to the  postoffice. Turkish and other  baths can be procured in the pame  building. Taylor Bishop, proprietor, employs all white help.  Iu Phoenix the combined, re-  moddeled and beautified Bellovue  aud Balmoral hotels now make  what is known as tho King's Hotel. The proprietor is E. P. Shea  with W. R. Williams as manager.  One of the newest features is a  short order grill that never goca off  shift.,    _________  The White House Cafe in Nel-  sou is next to the postoffice, right  in the heart of tho city and is  noted for its excellent coffee and  shrot orders. Visitors to the city  should not fail to drop in and have  a meal cooked by white labor,  ' The bond on' the Blue Bell mine  near Kaslo has been thrown up,  and all the supplies packed down  the hill.  James Dier of Ka.*lo has been-  takeu to the asylum. lie imagined  he could write wonderful literary  articles. There are a few people  not yet captured who have the  same mauia.  After being four months in the  boneyard the Hosmer Times has  risen from the dead to proclaim  the news of that coal town.  The C. P. R. ia building a new  station at Merritt.  The C. P. R. shops in N"elsou  were burned Inst Saturday, causing a loss of $10,000.  The Beaver Lumber Co. has  been formed with, offices in Spokane to operate ou the Duncan  river in Kootenay.  A tax sale will be held in Grand  Forks on September 4th.  Work will commence this month  on the C. P. R. spur to Wellington. ,  ^ The Phoenix Miners' Union is  getting ready to' celebrate Labor  Day*.  The Provincial Conservative association will meet in Kamloops in  November. John O'Brien will be  present.  In the east recently Mrs. Seagram died of heart failure.  The City of' Vernon sold $105,-  000 of waterworks and school debentures at par .to the Bank of  Montreal.  E. Herd man has bought the  Strand hotel at Okanagan Landing.  Beans and tomatoes are being  canned at Kelowna.  The cabbage crop at Armstrong  this year will total GO carloads.  A live cigar stub capsed tho  burning of the old opera house in  Enderby last week. ���������  They raise great chickens in En-  derby. Mr. Waby of that town  sent six ^birds to the Winnipeg  fair and,obtained five prizes.  _* Btakelyj A^trapper who m urdered  A-rcnie Thivarge at Bridge river,  has been tracked to the head of,  Butte inlet.:  Agnes, an Iudiau woman, has  been murdered two miles from  Quesnelle. Her husband,' two  white men and some whiskey are  said to have been implicated in the  crime.  John E. Hooper of(]RossIand has  located a 30-foot seam of lignite  coal in the Okanagan. It is to be  tested with the diamond drill.  J. A. Whittier of the Slocan is  on a trip to Barkerville.  Dan McPhail, formerly of Kaslo,  is prospecting in tho Stewert lake  country.  Fort ��������� George   only   receives  a  mail once a month.  "   Ernest Louis; the Siwash who  murdered a Chinaman at Dog creek,  has been captured at Alkali lake.  Grading has commenced on the  last twelve miles of tbe Chilliwack  extension of the B. C. Electric  railway.   .  Gavin Hamilten is dead at the  age of 74. He came to Victotia to  work for the Hudson's Bvy Co.  in 1853.  The outside papers give great  prominence to a reported _ Black  Hand scare, and from the tenor  of the remarks Michel would appear to be an armed camp. Nothing could be further from the truth.  It is a fact that some five people  received those so called Black  Haud letters, but from the manner of the hold-ups it looks more  like au amateur attempt at extortion than the genuine article-  Michel Reporter. ���������  Every other Tuesday P. Burns  & Co. are shipping 17- carloads of  cattle from Nicola.  Two miles west of Coleman in  Alberta Henry Kountz has located  a 12-foot quartz load that carries  gold and platinum. The'assays  from the surface give $1 SO iu gold  and $1.08 in platinum. Eight  claims havo been staked on the  lead.  Nearly 30,000 immigrants came  into Canada during May. Two  came from South Africa, four from  New Zealand and 85 from Turkey.  H. W. Kuight, after selling meat  in Vernon for a number of years,  has sold out to P. '.Burn's, & Co.,  and will turn Jbis attontiou to  farming.  ' E irl jGrey and party have gouo  to the,':Yukon ou the lieutenant-  go veinor's yacht, who will accompany them ou the voyage. Upon their roturn they will camp  near Windermere, for a few days  fishing. It i8 to be regretted that  they could not come to Nelson and  touch hands with the aristocracy  of that live city.  T. T. Johns of Calgary hoB replaced J. J. Luigstiiff as editor of  tho Vernon Okanogan  The crops are,excellent in Southern Alberta this year.     ^ * . ~  It is understood-'that''negotiations are now on' foot, to purchase  the Ikeda Bay mining properties  from the Japanese.company ���������.which  has successfully exploited them, '  having shipped, some 35,000 tons  of ore to Ladysmith Thepurchas-  ers'are an' English syndicate, 'and >  the price mentioned is $200,000.  Richard Marpole expects Alberni  to bjcome a city of five or.ten  thousand.  Premier McBride will speak in  Prince Rupert'upon August 10.'  Hon.. . Wm., -, Templeman and  party are visiting Prince Rupert  and may go to Dawson.  The old paper mill at'Alberni is  to be turned into a factory) for  making China grass. This product  is used to manufacture drees goods,  curtains, napkins, etc.' Tho raw  material will be imported'from the  Orient. .     *    *  In Trail a six year old son-of  Percy5 Dunkerley lost his life by-  being smothered in Band.  In Rossland the Le Roi workings are to be deepened 1,000 feet  below the present 1,650 level,  In Rosslan d Goodeve Bros. 1 have  incorporated a $100,000 company  to handle their drug business.  <��������� The bears continue,. tq. frighten  people near Rossland.  . At Middlesboro the Nicola Val- ,  ley Coal Co. is putting in a 20 drill  compressor and will increase the  output to 1,000 tons, of coal per  day. '      1 % ,   t.  The First Thought at Orient is  shippi>g 1,000 tons of ore a month.  Two Manitoba farmers were recently killed by lightning .while  working in a field.    * J*  " Russell Melville and a halfbreed  recently walked 400 mile������ from  Fort McMurray to Edmonton upon  six pounds of bacon and several  ponnds of bannocks. For over  three days they were out of pro-  \isiona and did not need any  stomach' bitters.   -.'  The'Press thinks" that Penticton-���������. i  needs a permanent constable.  , 'Hutch of Cranbrook is running, -  a moving pic ture - show iu * North; -  Vancouver.-\ ,��������� ?\ ".^V '^^f >-\,  -Ten'"'meir afe"* ���������^orfeing^"5" at ���������* the"'1"'  A.lice mine near Creston. "    -^.'  J. E. Gibbon had a bigdance recently at his hotel in Yahk.  Two ranchers will bnild a canning factory at Creston. ���������-  Charles   Macdonald   will   work  the   Midnight   claim , on " Twelve .,  Mile creek in the Slocan.   ."'  The squatters 'on crown lands  near Creston have been ordered to  vacate.  The Federal Mining and Smelting Co. may work the Sullivan iu  East Kootenayi ��������� ^~'  A 19-year-old boy. named Galloway was taken from*Edmonton  to Brandon asylum. He was laboring under the delusion that he was  another Longboat, and ran all the  way from Edmonton to Fort Saskatchewan and return, a distance  of forty miles in four hours. He  is now paralysed in both _ legs  though those who saw him run t-ay  that he did not appear at all distressed, and was not even breathing heavily. Since .that, however,  he has lost weight steadily and is  now little more than a skeleton.'  Frank Pyman has moved from  Princeton to Enderby.  The eoal strike at Middlesboro  in the Nicola was settled several  days ago.  At Summerland Jack Brown  went in swimming leaving a live  pipe in his clothes. His.clothes  burned up and Jack had to walk  home in a suit of fig leaves.  A gold strike is retorted on the '  Embarrass river, 126 inihis west of  Edmonton.  Fernie men own 20 iron claims  about thirty miles from Coleman.  The assays show from 57 to, 75 per  cent iron, and when a-company ih  formed the properties will be  worked.  In July the police in Rossland  made 33 arrests and the fines col-'  looted amounted to $197.50-       ���������'  In Hazcltou butter ib 50 cents a  pound:  Oroville has added a hook and  ladder* wagon to its slim lire department.  James Reith has returned to  Keremeos from Texas, fully recovered in health.  Hedley will celebrate Labor Day  and give $1,500 in prizes.  There are 300 prospectors iu the  Sheep 'Creek district.  The fruit crop is light in the'  Okanagan   this year, but cereals  and vegetables are just the reverse.  Today tho V., V. & E. railroad  I'hould have its steel into Hedley.  Charles Taylor had an arm, and  leg broken while working!'as carpenter's helper at the Granby mine  in Phoenix. '';  Fruit Jare���������Pint jars per dozen,  75c: Quarto,'&t pe* do;������h ; IJalf-  allonB, 81.25.    A. I    '" ���������THE   LEDGE,   GREENWOOD,   BRITISH  COLUMBIA.  BlffiHJS FEVER.  Takes Night Trip Into the Country In Search of Spring.  ADVISED TO TAKE A LANTERN.  Philosopher Scorns Wife's Suggestion.  Alarm of Natives Before He Is  Seized and Returned to His Home  and Comforts.  {Copyright, 1909, by the McClure Newspaper Syndicate..!  J-II3 Bowsers had finished dinner without tho gas meter  blowing up or tho cook quit-  ti-ig her job, but after reaching the sitting room Mr. Bowser did not  sit down lo his evening paper, as usual.  On the contrary, he wandered about  until Mrs. Bowser asked:  "Did you want to go somewhere this  even Ing V"  lie  waited a couple of minutes before replying and then said:  "Mrs. Bowser, spring is hero."  "Well,  hardly,  but we can say It's  coming."  "It Is n warm, balmy evening.   The  feel, Hie scenl of spring Is iu the air. | ser's conscience was almost ready  movements and to chime in with him  in his assertions that spring had arrived, and (hen there came a longer  wait. During the inlorval Mrs.1 Bowser took a look from the front door and  found I hat it was snowing. She was  picturing Mr. Bowser standing by that  pond and holding his breath in his  anxiety lo hear a frog send forth a  croak when the telephone bell summoned her:  "Is this ..Mrs. Bowser?"  "Yes.   Go ahead."  "is your husband home?"  "No. lie left for tho country some  time ago."  "Was his idea to look for mandrakes,  violets, robins aud all that?"  "Yes."-  "All right, then. I thought he was  either a lunatic or a liar, ne knocked  at my door ten minutes ago and said  he was looking for spring. As It is  snowing here 1 didn't believe him. My  two sons are holding him down on the  door as I talk to you. 1 have just told  them lo let him go.   Js that ail right?"  "Perfectly all right, and I thank you.  Mr. Bowser gets (|iieer notions intiftlils  head sometimes, but lie Is perfectly  harmless."  The wind rose and brought n mingling of hail and snow, and Mr. Bowser's overcoat hung there on the peg  like an accusing witness. Mrs. Bow-  to  THE KISS.  ]t  thrills inc.   It reminds  mc of my  boyhood days on the farm."  "Yes?"  "I want to smell the violets In tho  woods. I want to see the mandrakes  peeping out of the ground. 1 want to  Jiear the robin sing and listen to the  notes of the frogs as thoy come forth  from their hibernation."   ^  "You will only havo to wait n little  while."  "But I don't want to wait. I want to  take a suburban car and get right out  into the country this evening. 1 havo  got what the Germans call the wanderlust."  "But you can't sec robins and bluebirds aud mandrakes at night," protested Mrs. Bowser.  "But I shall know they are around i  me." j  "If you feel that way I have no ob- i  jeclion  to your going, but I  think it'  lIR  BOWSER STANDING HY THAT POND AND  HOLDING HIS BKEATII.  would bo almost tlie same thing to sit  in the back yard for an hour or two.  "There you go!" he shouted. "You  have.no more sentiment about you than  u horse block.. J don't believe you'd  even look up if a dozen robins flew  against the window."  ' "1 should wish they had waited two  or three weeks longer. There is a  sentiment about spring, of course, but  ���������wait;until spring is here. I.think the  weather predictions for tonight arc"���������  "Never you iriind the weather predictions. 1 am going to take a trip  out into the country. 1 can go out and  greet the vernal spring and be back in  three hours." ���������  "Very well. I shall be glad of a few  violets. Shall ��������� you take a lantern  along?"  "What in blazes do I want with a  lantern?"  "To see to pick the violets. Perhaps  you don't want to bother with It, however. Yes, if you have that feeling, go  on. I suppose one can hail the vernal  spring in the night ns well as by daylight. I .never heard thnt it was so  very particular as to the exact hour.  Letter take along your fur collar and  mittens."  Mr. Bowser had spoken of going to  the country, but he hadn't Intended going. He had suggested it just to say  something. Now, however, as he saw  that Mrs. Bowser was guying him, his j seel  mind was Instantly, made up to go.  He'd have gone "if the United States  had passed four different resolutions  that spring \vas a month away. He  scorned the lantern, fur collar and mittens. Indeed, he went beyond that and  scorned his overcoat. He had said It  was spring, and he would be consistent. Ho wasn't ten minutes in getting  ready, and he was so sulky when he  did go that he wouldn't say goodby to  Mrs. Bowser nnd the cat on the steps.  He had been gone thirty minutes when  the telephone hell rang..' Mrs. Bowser  answered It to hear this message:  "I am the conductor on the Jamaica  suburban car. I have n passenger on  the car who says that his name is  Bowser and that he Is going out into  the country to look for spring and violets. Is ho your husband? Is he all  right In his head? I have stopped the  car to wire you?" :���������'������*'  Searching For Frog Pond.  Mrs. Bowser straightened out matters  Jn sixty .seconds, and then there came  nri Intervnl of ten minutes before she  1 -was summoned ngnln:  "Hello, hello! Is'this Mr3. Samuel  ���������Bowser?"  "It Is."  "Wife of a short, pudgy. ,and bald-  headed miln who seems to j nave lost  some of tho stuffing out of ills top  story?"  "I don't understand you, sir!"  "Well, there's n man of thnt description Just got off at the terminus here  nud asked for the nearest frog pond,  lie says it's spring, and ho wants to  hear tho frogs cronk. Some of us  think he's escaped from some asjlum,  but If you say It's till right he can go  on. The nearest frog pond Is half a  mile away and has two feet of lco  on It."  '    ;   ���������-.,������������������;,���������.'..-  The man was Instructed not to physically   Interfere   with   Mr.   Bowser's  cry out whon the telephone boll Interrupted:  "Am 1 speaking lo Mrs. Samuel Bowser?"  "You are."  "What kind of a place are you. running there In town? Is it a boarding  house, kindergarten or lunatic asylum?"  "That's a curious question to ask.  Who are you. sir?"    __  "Farmer Henderson, and I've got a  curious man here, ne says his name  is Bowser and ho can prove by you  that he came out here to greet the vernal spring. Never heard of that sort  of spring before, but I guess it's a  | spring with a foot of snow In her  I pocket. So you know him?"  { "Yes; he's my husband."  j "Gosh all fishhooks, but you don't  ! say! Wo were just going to bod when  he knocked on the door and wanted lo  know if we had seen any mandrakes  or heard any spring frogs. Isn't ho a  bit buggy?"  "No, sir; he's just as sane as any  man."  "You.don't say! Just got what thoy  call the spring fever, eh?"  "That's it.    Please  tell  him  that I  want him to start for home at once."  Will  Greet Spring or Perish.  There was a wait of a minute, and  then   the   farmer's   voice   was   heard  again:  "I've told him. but he says he'll  greet that vernal spring or perish in  the attempt. I can lend him an old  overcoat and get one of the boys to go  as far as the car with him."  "I wish you would. I'll gladly pay  for any trouble you take."  "Oh, that's all right, ma'am. My  wife gets such spells, and I feel to pity  you. We may have to tie his legs and  carry him part of the way, but we'll  get him there, never fear. Good night,  ma'am. My wife is just now tying a  bedquilt around him for protection,  aud my son is whistling like a robin  to deceive him."  And at 2 o'clock In the morning,  when a half frozen, wild eyed creature  came creeping into the house, he  found a hot fire going, hot coffee and  a lunch ready, and Mrs. Bowser never  even asked if the spring lambkins were  frisking and the frogs turning hilarious somersaults. M. QUAD.  Phrlllc kissed her beau last night.  Kissed him in tho hall,  And 1, alas, beheld tho deed _  In the mirror on the wall.  She kissed him, and he gave return,  The rogue!   How could he daro  To take such liberty as that  Willi eyes and lips and hair?  And, though the ylass revealed the maid  1 love with such a passion  Boldly greet this favored youth  in such a loving fashion, {.  1 cannot call her bold nor bad,  This  qulle bewitching  miss,  Nor can 1 love her less, because  "fwas 1 received the kiss.  ���������Corlnne   Jarrell   in   Llpplncott's   Magazine.  QUEENSB0R0  BRIDGE.  Ethics of the Case.  "Look here, doctor," said the ex-patient, coming into, the physician's office with a determined expression,  "I've just had tbe X rays turned on  me, and I lind that when you operated  on me you left a pair of surgical scissors in me." '  "Bless me!" said tho specialist. "1  had missed them. Thank you so much,  my good man. I will add their cost to  your bill."-New York Life.  HALF THE TOIL  of household work is taken  away when Sunl'fiht Soap is  brought Into the home.  For thoroughly cleansing  floors, metal-work, wells  end woodwork, Sunlight  is tbe most ecoromical both  In time and money.  In Doubt.  Dolly���������What's the new baby's name,  auntie?  Aunt���������Oh, baby hasn't got any name  yet.  Dolly���������Then how do they know it belongs to us?  The Corner Critics.  EI I wood���������Those "mushroom" hats  the girls are wearing this year hide a  lot of defects in false hair, don't they?  Green���������1 should say so! Had my  way I'd name them "charity hats" instead of ''mushroom."  El I wood���������Why so, old man?  Green���������Because (hey cover a multitude of faults.���������St. Louis Post-Dispatch.  A Comparison.  "In the case of the donkey anyhow,"  averred Uncle Allen Sparks, "the voice  certainly affords a pretty fair index as  lo the character of the animal."���������Chicago Tribune.  Don't  Forget It.  One chore treads on another's heels.  A new one looms In sight.  The pan beneath the Icebox soon  Will be our care each night.  ���������Detroit Free Press.  The Beginner's Troubles.  "The caddie," said the beginner at  golf, telling his troubles, "was so sarcastic aud impudent I folt like cracking him over the head."  "Why didn't you?" asked his friend.  "Well���������or���������you see, I wasn't sure  which would bo the proper club to use  for that purpose."���������Catholic Standard  and Times.  MODERN  HOTELS.  Ingenious    Mechanical    Devices    With  Which They Are Equipped.  ��������� The new hotel buildings which are  being put up mark tho culmination  of a business to whieli the best of  American Ingenuity and desire for luxury have been concentrated. Time was  when the hotel that cost half a million  dollars was considered palatial. Now  no new hotel in the larger cities Is considered first class unless It costs at  least $1,100,000, and many of the new  hosli'fc'ios cost $3,000,000. ?4,000.000  aud .{5,000,000, including their site of  ground lease.  The modern hotel is a house of marvels. Tho casual guest who spends a  night in one between trains or orders  a simple dinner for a few friends does  not realize perhaps the cost and ingenuity of tho mechanical devices that  are summoned to his service. Not  only is his room lighted and ventilated  by electricity, but his carriage is signaled, the potatoes for his breakfast  aro peeled and his bread is kneaded  hy the same force.  One of thc latest hotel devices Is a  telautograph, by which orders written  in one department are automatically  transmitted to paper by a moving pencil in a totally different'part of the  building. Another electrical device is  a delicate apparatus installed in every  room of a New York hotel, which  sends in an alarm of fire whenever the  temperature around it is abnormally  high.  The old broom with ils cloud of dust  is a thing of lhe past, Pneumatic  brooms have taken its place, sucking  up every particle of dirt and depositing it in a bin In tho b.'isement. Even  the chambermaids who run these  brooms are kept in constant * touch  wilh the main office by electricity.  When one enters a room she inserts a  small glass bulb in a socket ou the  frame of the hall door. This connects  a circuit which not only lights the  bulb, but also a glass-button on a  switchboard in the office, thus enabling the clerk to tell exactly where  every maid iu the house is at aglauce.  ���������Boston Globe.  The Greatest Structure of Its Kind In  tho World.  ���������' Measured by the combined length  and capacity of its Ave main spans, the  Quoensboro bridge, across the East  river from Kifty-niuth street,. New  York, to Itavenswood. Queens, is the  greatest bridge iu the world. Including approaches, its total length is S.liOO  feet, width 80 feet and greatest height  over 300 feet above the water. It  crosses from shore to shore, 135 feet  above the river, with three enormous  spans of LIS? feet, 030 feet and i)S4  feet,'the middle one reaching across  the full width of Black well's Island.  Besidesthese there'aro two more great  "anchor" spans, one nt each end, .wholly over dry land, with a length, of  3,724,feet for Ihe live, which together  contain over 105,000,000 pounds ��������� of  steel. No other spans in this country,  except suspension bridges, approach  the" longest of ��������� these, and the only  trussed span in the worid which exceeds it is. the Forth bridge, which,  although 1.710 feet long, lias a capacity for only two railroad tracks, less  than one-third of this. There are two  decks, the lower carrying a wide driveway and four electric car tracks and  Ihe upper one two sidewalks and two  elevated railroad tracks and having In  all an esl limited capacity of 200,000,.-  000 car passengers and millions of vehicles and pedestrians annually. It  cost over ?20,000,000.-Exchange.  RULE OF  THE SEA.  Old Whaling Law Applied to a Twice  Caught Cod.  That etiquette is observed among  tho fishermen that journey to the Gsh-  ing banks wns discovered by an amateur angler on his first trip.  The amateur hooked a codfish, but  his line parted just as lhe fish was  above the water. Back fell the codfish, carrying with him two sinkers  nnd the hook.  Twenty minutes laler. another angler  cried out that he had captured a cod  with two sinkers and a hook. The  amateur went up to the angler, who  appeared to be au old salt, and asked  for his hook and sinkers, which had  his name stamped on them, ne was  surprised when the old salt told him  to take the fish also.  Accordifig to the rules generally followed on the fishing boats, the second  angler was entitled to the fish, but tho  hooks and sinkers should be returned  to their owner. The old angler explained why he wanted to give up the  fish.  It seems that he had followed the  sea a great part of his life. When a  young man he was a whaler, and, according to whaling law, a dead whale  belongs to the ship whose name appears ou the harpoon that killed it.  Therefore the old salt figured that the  amateur owned tho codfish he had  taken.  Not  Even the First Step.      .  Mr. Morse, having bought a new bicycle of the most Improved pattern,  presented his old one to Dennis Hallo-  ran, who did errands and odd jobs for  the neighborhood. "You'll find the  wheel useful when you're in a hurry,  Dennis," he said.  The'young Irishman was loud In his  thanks, but regarded the wheel doubtfully.   ,  "I- mistrust 'twill   he a 'long-while  b'efoor I can ride it." he.said.  ���������   "Why'; have you ever tried?" asked  Mr;,Morse. ..,...',          "I have." said Dennis gloomily." "A*  frl'nd lint me the loan o' ills whiles he  was having Ihe moo nips. Twas free  weeks I had It, an'1 what wid practicing night an' morning I niver got so I  could balance'mexllf standing still, lot  nloue riding on It."���������Youth's Companion.  '-.-������������������-   '. ���������    Backward.   '-.      '",     .',   "'  The Doctor-Well,  what's tlie trouble? " ���������      -   -  * The Toet��������� Rheumatics.  The Doctor���������What's tho cause?  The Poet���������Attic roonis.^-Browning's  Magazine.  Couldn't Resist.  "What broke up the suffragette parade'/"  "A department store hung out a sign  announcing $2 silks at $1.09."-*Bir-  miugham Age-Herald.  is the best, remedy  known . for sunburn,  heat* rashes, eczema,  sore feet., stings and  blisters.   A skin food!  ��������� -'   -All Sruggltts and Stores!-~C0i.  V   '      ..!'Tis Sweet to Quarrel?,  "The uses of adversity ���������<'.   ,  Arc sweet," whichmakes it'handy  Foi  a''girl' when' tilings 'go' wrong to  "   -get      *.     --.,  -,*.> "|v  Consoled by a box ot' candy.'*   ,  ���������_  \ _' \ ' '" . ������������������������������������ ���������-  . .'An.easy thing for a'nvidow to guess  is. she couldn't-have much'worse luck  the second time...., ,   . ''<������������������  . Wilson's Fly Tads, the boat; of all  fly killers, kill both the flics |aiid tho  disease germs. v/  Too Touchy.  The vegetables he'd ordered up for,dinner  ���������i-Iis wife had used to decorate her hat.  Now, wasn't ho a gruff and grouchy sinner  To growl about a little thing like that?  .   . . .    Full....    ���������       "How much fuel do you compute we  shall need ou our motor trip?"  "Well, suppose we say two"gallon's  of .gasoline .and three- gallons of.  Scotch."-OufW   ���������   ���������      Clocks and Men.  There was a clock that used to say:  -  "1 run tho world both night and day.   '  Observe things, please, and you will see  The earth and stars keep'tlme'wlth me."  Oh, brother, there are lots of us"  Who run things with our fret and fuss!  When we run down we cannot know  That things go just as smoothly, though.  ���������Chicago Post.  Considerate Silence.  "So your boy Josh Is workin' up to  town?"  "Yep," answered Farmer Corntossel.  "Ever go up to see him?"  "Nope. After all them funerals bo's  got off to attend on days the home  team played it wouldn't do fur any of  his relatives to show up alive."���������Washington Star.  People who can do useful things are.  always considered by, those wlio can't  ^o have very, little intellect.    *'  He���������Let's go to '��������� llio l>all>gamc today.   1 have engaged a box.   cs  She���������Oh, how lovely! 'The pitcher's  box?  He���������Words fail me whon I try-,to toll  you'ho'w much! love you.      -.;  . She���������I've got a book on  "Plow  to  Propose," if that will help. ���������    ������������������$  What is-said to be* 'tlie*"firsjt- plate-  glass switchboard ever built lift's been  installed in a new high schoolgirl San  Jose.'Ca., It^accommodates forty-five  switches and^'two meters.        S?  , He���������Funny how you-women ;.will go  to the matinee and cry over sorrows  ��������� that dori't-conccrn ybu*';'*'*   ''"-*���������''  She���������Strange, how you men, will go  to tho ball 'game and geffiiriou's over  decisions that don't hurt you,in the  least.  ���������'  - Chance for Fame  A dentist might do' something grand  And. win a name-sublime,  If some day he'd -got busy and-"*;   - .,  Extract the tooth of time. .,-.'       "*'  Sense of Art  Homcboyc���������1 've read somewhere  that the Chinese will not allow their  women', to be photographed.  Globetrot���������Shows their sense of art.  my boy. I've been there, and seen  some of 'em!  The woodpecker that knocks on your  stingyneighbor's family tree is a real  bird of paradise.  Aero Cabby (to nervous lady)���������Let's  Where do I drop yer?  The Author.  Author's Wife (interrupting his after  dinner siesta for the third time'���������What  title did you decide on for your new  book, John?  Author (sleepily)���������"How to Be Nappy Though Harried."���������I'uck.  Dubious.  "You look like one of the nobility,"  averred the admiring acquaintance.  "Is that," demanded the man of distinguished bearing haughtily, "Intended ns a compliment or an insult?"���������  Kansas City Times.  The Difference.  "No." said tbe tiresome man, "1 never knew u woman who could tell a  story well. Most women appreciate  lhe fact that they can't aud don't  try"-  "Ye3," interrupted the weary listener, "and some men don't appreciate  the fact that they can't and are very  trying."���������Catholic Standard aud Times.  Hot Weather Months  Kill Little Children  If you want to keep your children  rosy, healthy and full'of .-life during  the hot weather months give them an  occasional dose of Baby's Own Tablets.  ���������T.'ris medicine prevents deadly summer complaints by cleansing the stomach and bowels; or it cures the trouble promptly if it comes on unexpectedly.  Tho mother who keeps this medicine on hand may feci as safe, as if  she had a doctor in thc home. Mrs.  C. C. Roe, Georgetown, Out., says:���������  "I can heartily recommend Baby's  Own Tablets as a great help to baby  during the hot summer months. I have  used them for summer troubles and  am much pleased with the result."  Sold by. medicine dealers or by mail at  25 cents a box from Tlm Dr. Williams'  Medicine Co., I'rockville, Out.  A Grim Toy.  A citizen of Paris, a pensioner,  boasts that he has witnessed thirty-  seven executions, and now. that -he.is  getting old, being unable to follow M.  de Paris, the idea of the guillotine has  so obsessed him that ho has had made  a-model on a small scale, which he  has used for cutting cigar ends. Recently he had friends to lunch, and  after the repast the model was produced. For some reason the knife refused to act. The host, feeling that  his reputation was at stake, set about  io discern the cause. Examining the  machine very closely, his nose got into  the lunette. Probably the machine was  shaken. At all events, the blade fell  and with it the tip of the morbid gentleman's nose. His first care was to  visit the surgeon, and after the injury  had been attended to he went home,  broke up and burned "la Veuve."  The I'oss���������Well, Bridget, do you  want**to leave or stay? The Cook���������  Don't thry to boss me. Faith, I  duniio. If yoz want me to shtay, Til  leave, an' if yen want me to leave, I'll  shtay I���������Cleveland Leader.  No man can be happy unless he can  forget.  Dad's  Idea.  "Pa," said '. Mrs. Hardnpple enthusiastically, "jiandy Is gettiug to be one  of these here sure enough artist folks.  Would you like to see her wash drawings?"  "No," growled tho old man In crabbed tones. "Blar/ied lot of foolishness. I'd ruthpr see her wash dishes."  -Chicago News.  I was cured of Bronchitis and Asthma by MINARD'S LINIMENT. .  MBS. A. LIVINGSTONE.  Lot 5, P. 13. I.  I  was cured of a severe attack of  Rheumatism    hy   MINARD'S    LINIMENT.  Mahorm Bay. JOHN MADER.  I was cured of a severely sprained  leg by MINARD'S LINIMENT.  '���������'      JOSHUA A. WYNACIIT.  J'ridgowatcr.     , -  Evarts' Long Whip.  ��������� Years ago'when before the state  court of appeals Edward J. Meegan.  then a stripling lawyer, saw a gaunt  young man--with a big head hurliug  sentences at the judges with a snap at  the end of each one, very much as the  old time stage driver used to swing his  whip lash around his leaders' heads.  "The sentences came out thick and  fast and ponderous," says Meegan.  "but he wns dextrous, and each time  the snap went whore ho Intended,  right by the judges' ears. It was as  Interesting to me as a.mau casting for  fish. I asked a lawyer beside me who  the little chap was. In .astonishment  he' replied, 'Wiry, that is William M.  Evarts, the great William M. Evarts  of New York.'"���������New York Press.  Euler's Wonderful Memory.  Leonhard Euler, who was born in  1707 .and died in 17S3 at St. Petersburg, where he spent his'-" life as a  teacher of great power and as a proline writer, was an instance of thc  genuine mathematician endowed with  almost superhuman powers. He left  more than 2110 manuscript treatises on  his favorite subject, and the bulk of  lhe works published by his academy  between .17*27. and 17S3 were from his  pen. In his old age he was totally  blind. Then he carried in his memory  a table of the first sis powers of the  "series of natural numbers up to 100."  It is related that on' oue occasion  two of Euler's students attempted to  calculate a converging series."As they  advanced they found they disagreed  In the result by a unit in the,fifteenth  figure. The question was referred to  Euler, who decided lo make the calculation. He did this mentally, and his  result was found to be correct.  Doing Stunts.  A motorcycle he had bought  And straightway tried his skill.  The dealer guaranteed tho wheel  Would climb most any hill.  He went today to.take a spin��������� -;  He's sore as he can be.  The feller never said the thing *  Would try to climb a tree.  ���������Yonkers Statesman.  "If there is anything a Trust hates  to do," said Mr. Dustin Stax,'"it is to  break a law.'* "I understand," answered Senator Sorghum, "tliat is why  you have so often tried to have the  law made to suit you in thc first  place."���������Washington Star.  Owing.to the steadily increasing  cost of fine Ceylon teas such 'as are  sold to the public under the brand  It has been found necessary to advance tho pi-Ices or these teas to the  grocer.   Consequently the consumers  I will have to pay a correspondingly Increased price, but undoubtedly they  j will bo willing to do this In order lo get  the ffnest.tca the world produces.  ���������i  Brown���������Did   his  widow   succeed  in  breaking his will?  Jones���������Yes, long before he died.  They say that Bettani de Moisc is  not his real .name. They're wrong,  surely. Nobody would adopt that  name from choice.    '  will reduce InHomed. swollen' Join's.'  Brunei, Soft Bunches. Cure Soils. Fistula or any unhealthy    cote -quickly:  pleasant to nso;  does  not  bllnter  under bandnco or remove tho linlr,  nnd you can work the horBo. $2 per  bottle    at    dealers or delivered.  Horse Book 7 D free.  # ABSORBINE.JR , for mankind,  $1.00 per bottlo. Keducos Varicose  Veins,     Varicocele.      Hydrocele.  Goltro,   Wens,  Strains,    Bruises,  iu '~i in^iW'n'-'t011" rain and  Inflammation.  W. F fOUMG. P.D.F.,  137 Temple St.. Sprinafieli Vast.  T     *-*1''**'8 t'u- UiMtrMl, Oaiiiillmi Aiccatl. '���������  Also furnished by .Martin. Bole & W������nns Co.. Winnipen;  The National Drug & Chemical Co.. Wumipeo and Calguy:  and Henderson Bros. Co. Ltd., Vancouver.  ^''���������������������������'���������'M-**'-^^  Ravens' and a Black Cat.  The Berliner Tageblatt contains this  notice In a recent letter from New  York: "Dlcd-The new, German theater. We speak sympathy for II. DHt/.,  business manager, and Dr. Baumfeld  and Eugeh Rurg, artistic leaders. Tho  theater has -already been-leased to  Americans, who will dispense there, in  keeping with the fashions, dramatic  lemonade for misses and mammas, a  sad ending to a propitious beginning.  I remember the festive opening night,  with Wlldonbrueb's 'Rnbenstelnerlii.'  Superstitious theater people saw In the  piny, which dealt with ravens; a bad  omen, and when a black eat ran across  tho stage before tho curtain went up  that finished It."   ���������*  The Codmoppe.  Herrings are still eaten as much as  In the days when Yarmouth had to  seud a hundred yearly to. the king,  baked in four and twenty pasties. But  where is the codmoppe gone, and what  was it like when kings dined off it in  Lent? "Codmoppe sauce Hollandaise"  would sound .most intriguing on a Savoy menu. More original still would  be the "rostid perpes" of a Henry V.*  banquet, which was the "sea swine"  of the unrefined Saxon, the "porco ma-  rino" of the mediaeval ecclesiast. A  maister coke gives an early receipt  for "puddyng of purpasse." another  teaches how to "salte porpyesse and  socle," another how to "undertrauncbe  that purpos." From which It may be  seeu that enterprise extended also to  tho spelling of the porpoise.���������London  Chronicle.  Send Full Description of your Farm, Whether Improved or Wild Land  I have customers from all over tho East and from the United States wishing  to buy from 160 up to 10,000 Acres of Ranch, Mixed Farming and Wheat  Lands. - ���������.-.  Send  full  particulars,   lowest  price  and  terms ' .   \      '    '���������  WILLIAM A. LOWRY.  Leading Farm Lands Agent :���������   *.-  ���������    \  g   807 FIRST STREET EAST CALGARY,   ALBERTA  I See the Miniature Farm In my OfTico during Provincial  Fair  Candy-makers' Tricks.  An Atchison man went Into a candy  factory. He wos surprised to see one  of the candymalcers reach with his  bare hand Into n pot of boiling candy.  He brought out a handful of the boiling fluid. He was testing Its consistency.' He first put his hand In a pail  of water.'After he had Jerked out his  hand he put It back In the water. The  Atchison man tried the same thing  aud did It without getting burned.  Doesn't Harmonizo.  "It must Increase your expenses  quite a little to have your factory so  faraway from your downtown ohVeV"  "Yes, It docs. Hut then It's much  better to keep 'em apart as long as our  factory doesn't harmonize In appearance with the picture on our letter  licads."-Clevelaud I'laln Dealer.  Dentist���������Will you have' gas?  Farmer Oats���������Gas? We don't know  much about gas down our way. I  think you'd better give me coal oil.  Worms cause fretfiilnesa and rob thc  infant of sleep, the groat noiirislmr.  Mother Graves' Worm Exterminator  will clear the stomach and intestines  and restore lienUlifiilnosH.  A Blinding Flash  Teacher���������Now, James, tell me under  what great affliction Milton labored,  . James���������Sure,   He was a poet.  y/..N. U��������� No. 747  Microbes In Extremely Cold Lands.  Wo are accustomed to think of severe and continuous cold as. being an  enemy to life of every sort, but data  furnished to the Tasteur Institute in  Paris by Dr. Charcot, the antarctic explorer, prove conclusively that tho Intense cold of the south polar regions  still allows various forms, of microscopic life to flourish. On examining  tho Intestines of animals twenty-four  'different tnlcrobes were found, and of  those fifteen were varieties already  known In Kurope, Even tho microbes  found In soil taken from thenntarctlc  continent where the foot of.man had  never trod were found to bo identical  wllh those of tlio Inhabited world.���������  London Globe.  ;    Another Boring Question,  "I say. pa, Is a man from Poland  called a Pole?" ' ���������������������������'  "Yes, my son."  "Then, pa. why Isn't a   man from  Holland called a Hole?"-Comic Cuts.  has many.victims, but teamsters  and horse,owners especially- suffer from its annoyance. . Look  at' the above cut and notice." how  black the front of the hand is,  and how the finger nails and  joints on the back are ingrained  with blackness ','that -won't  come off." ��������� ������������������'  HARNESS LIFE is guaranteed not tc blacken the hands  either' when using or- aftervyards.  It will go through the hardest  leather, and niake.it. soft l and  pliable; it leaves' "a '"perfectly    black surface, which is not stic-  tits \~^~~        ' ky or greasy; harness neca not  bo washed as " HARNESS   LIFE " cuti all the dirt off.   $2.00 per,Gallon.  If your storekeeper does not keep  it, write   Sales  Manager,    '  ;.���������  THE CARB0W OIL WORKS, yraiTEO "UkWP  Insult Added.  Big Man (with a grouch)-Will yon  he so kind as to get off my feet? Little Man (with o bundle)���������I'll try, sit.  Is It much of a walk?-Clovelanu  Leader.  Know Her7  "TYkiit sort of a hostess Is Mrs. Pum-  porV"  "The sort that asks you how you  slept the night before and who constantly observes that you have the appetite of a humming blid,"-Puck.  Ploacure.  Fond Mother���������Tommy, darling, this  Is your birthday. What would you llko  to do?  Tommy. Darling (after a moment's  rcflcetIou)-I Hi In It I should enjoy seeing the baby spanked.'-Flguro.  SHOE POLISH     ;���������  Stays Shined. Dust won't dull it. Rain won't  spot it. Darapproof and waterproof. Keeps out  moisture. Softens and preserves the leatKer.  Just put it on, rub two or three ;times with a  brushor cloth  and a brilliant  and lasting, /^-'^r^S^N^X >      1.0c.  shine results.  No substitutes even  half as {jood.  Xi  BRSHR8 .:},; .:<-?:,--,  ' ?'���������  THE   LEDGE,   GREENWOOD, ' BRITISH COLUMBIA'.  --;?' -I'-'i  "1/ ^       ���������>}' n_.  * * 'j-'������_. ���������."^-'i;  ������������������������tf������*jH2"S*^,W'l^,f**fr''fc^  t  X  ove,  snance.  I/By   ESTELLE   CLAYTON.  ,Copyrighted, , 1909, > by   Associated   *  Literary Press.,.       -' T  / 4^.W**4^***i^*i������t*****;I-4^****&  The big man of the town of Strongs.  Tllle was- -Jacob' Strong; ' First," his  grandfather had founded the,'town;  second, he had been a justice of the  peace for some years; ^tlili'd,''he,had,  received almost votes "enough once vto  send him to the legislature, and,.'lastly,,  he was worth'about.$30,000. /">. ,'*' ��������� ."  Mr. Strong-felt his bigness*:-and exacted respect'accordingly.*:'He did his  '������������������*��������� best*'to niake his son Horace and his  daughter Maude feel their superiority  .':.over niijother human beings in and  around Strongsville. ne succeeded  admirably with'th'e'daugliter, but the  conduct,of his sou gave him no llttlq  **", anxiety..    , . ��������� ���������  . '    . '.' .  One morning he said to the latter:  '   "Horace, I am pained and humlllat-*  ed to learn that for months past, you  "���������have been paying attention to the,  daughter iof, Scrlbner.'the carpenter.  You have been riding with her, and  you ���������ha've"frequentry',t,alled at the  ��������� -. house.��������� What does It 'mean?" *��������� -  ".Miss Scrlbner Is a nice youngwom-  an. sir," was the reply. "She Is as,  ���������well educated as our-Maude and has'  as good/manners/'., *  '���������Tut.*'tut,'sir!"'Make.'no such comparisons', 'if you forget who and what.  I am, you fought -to'be'ashamed of  yourself.'' Being<the''son',of a man of  position and "wealth, with more wealth  and social prestige.coming, you must  look higher, sir.ffaf'higher'."  Jt^'was'.triie tba't<.Mlss Nettle Scrlb*  npr^was!the..daugh'ter'.of,a carpenter,'  - but-hs'the' favorite of her Aunt Hilda  Bascomb.' i^'richi* old "spinster, the girl'  had been "sent to a seminary"'and enjoyed exceptional opportunities. In  \ ��������� afl,but' wealth she was the peer of any  girl in the county.,  ��������� As a matter of fact the couple were  engaged,   but   keeping   it   a   secret.  .Horace had'hopes that when the time  came  to  announce the  fact, to   his  ," father It would be received at least in  a reasonable way, but the conversation of tbe morning showed him' the  breakers ahead.  What Mr.' Strong meant when he referred to more wealth and social pres-  ��������� tige coming was the fact that he had  'organized   the   Strongsville   Cannery  company." 1 The cannery building was  already under way.   It was a fertile  ���������"fanning'country around the town, but  ,'with poor facilities for shipping fruits  ��������� -and'vegetables, and lie had conceived  and entered .on the idea of a tomato  cannery.   . ,v  He had investigated until he was  certain that tho profits would be large."  j.^He put in almost all tho. money and  ^controlled things,.and what few other  " stockholders there were did not belong  to Strongsville.   ,',__'���������       '. ���������      ;   .  As president of; a''tomato cannery  Jacob Strong felt himself to be a tangible object.   He was right there and  ; ;all there In his pomposity.   He didn't  " propose' to have any of his neighbors  feel, that as stockholders they need  not. have too liiuch.awe of him.  Of course the. magnate's son. informed the carpenter's daughter of the  situation of affairs. Young Horace  was determined to disobey his father  at any cost; but. fortunately. Aunt Hilda arrived on her annual visit She  didn't exactly believe that all people  were equal,' but she bowed to none.  If a carpenter aud a blacksmith were  honest and respectable men they wero  Just as good in her eyes as magnates.  The Scrlbne'rs attempted to keep the  . secret from her, but she hadn't been  In 'the house' a day when she turned  on her sister and said:  '.'Mary, there's something going on  here, and I want to know all about  it. I. And Nettie looking piqued and  sorrowful, and she hasu't eaten enough  at throe meals to keep a bird alive.  ,. No _u.se trying, to keep, it .from me.  ��������� What's' "the matter?"  She was told, and when she had. the  particulars she set her jaw and nod-  ' ded her head, which showed that she  . had made up her;mind. Just what it  was she didn't say that evening, nor  did she tell It next morning when she  put on her rusty old bonnet and sallied out    She said  merely that she  " had'a business "matter to attend to.  Mr. Magnate Strong had a business  otlice iu the town," of course.* "Aunt  Hilda made'a'straight course for"It  und plunged herself down In a chair  In front of the great man to say:  "Jacob Strong, v my niece and your  boy were attracted toward each other,  r and. .they'lhuye, fallen .In -love and are  engaged.    1  understand that you op-  ','. pose tbe^ contemplated marriage."  - "With/all' my soul, and if you arc  here to say anything in favor of It you  may as well save your breath. I wonder that 3*ou had the Impudence to appear at all.". ���������      V j   ^ *, V  "Ahd wh'at are your" objections?"  quietly asked' Aunt Hilda as she got n  strong hold of her temper., (,   " *-.   \  ������������"Y6tf have no right to askl" he shouted ut her. "But I will.tell you at least  one objection." No son of mine can;  mate with thedaughterf of a common  iarpenter.'' "*- . , ...  ���������s'.*rVo'? Jacob Strong, how long did  your, father;get.', iv sUlnny ��������� living off a  ���������" mighty poor thirty acres of grouudjji  Mlefilgiitf iind"swiiat ilfd' up amount to  js a 'limn? How .far bark Is It since  you were running an old sawmill on  Ten,Mile creek In the same state?"Mr.  Scrlbner Is a carpenter, but his pedl-  ��������� (rree Is as good as yours.!' ''.:;  "If you were a man I'd throw, yon  jut of (lip ofnee!" shouted Jacob Strong.  ���������"But. being I'nr a woman, I'll walk  out nsfast'ns I cafi. I Just called to  let you know, Jacob, lhiil 1-havo arrived iu town. I'leaso; keep a little  track of* me for the next two weeks,  will you?!'   !      - ���������-���������' v.' ���������  The aunt reached homo smiling and  chuckling. She laid a hand on Nettle's  "lead aud suld soothingly I'  "I talked up to old Strong today. It  was right that I should. But I haven't  spoiled anything. Givo mo two weeks  and I'll havo hlra hero bogglnj; you to  marry his son. You tell the young  uiui) to remain quiet and do nothing  rash. Hilda Bascomb is managing this  affa'r, which will bo one of finance  (rom'linw nn. nnd If alio makes aJtoU*  are It win be for the first time. "Now  I've got to go back downtown and see  a lawyer"/ and then I'll' have some riding around the country to do. Oh, but  won't I make old Strong jump .before  I am through with him!"  r In planning for the cannery Mr.  Strong had called upon most of the  -farmers and had informed-them pompously that thereafter he would 'buy  their tomatoes at the market price.  He had, made no definite agreement  with them, however, for he had determined to pay a mighty low price  when the time came. -  Miss riilda Bascomb saw lawyers  and,had contracts drawn up.. With a  boy, to drive her, -she covered most of  the, county.the week after the inter^  '���������view,with the'magnate.', ^Contracts'  ' were signed 'right and left, and something was added "for secrecy 'among  the signers.' '      "f "   *���������;  'Meanwhile the tomato'cannery*was  hurried along, and-the "'fixtures arrived to be put In place. In her walks  about the town the spinster ,met Mr.  Strong .several times .face to face.  Every time he scowled and she .chuckled. There was anxiety at the Scribe  ners' to learn what was afoot, but tho  only explanation they could get was:'  "I am simply doing a little financiering to help Cupid and the tomato  market along. When it's time to ex-*  plode the, torpedo you'll all hear tho  racket." <-**.  She had been In Strongsville almost  a 'month' when the racket was heard,  'The cannery was ready for business,  and'the farmers had been notified to  begin delivery on a certain date. ��������� The  date came,- but there were no tomatoes..- . ���������>.. ���������  ''.   , i  A messenger.was dispatched with a  horse and buggy.- He bad been back  about .half an. hour when Miss Bascomb entered Mr.'Strong's office, for  the second'time and plumped' herself  'down in the same chair.       ;   1  Mr. Strong was'at the telephone. Ho  was ��������� using .* vigorous language and  dancing around. " - ,. ������������������-���������,'-,  , "Well, and- how's the tomato.market?" asked the caller as he glared at  her and rung off.  "It is you���������you who have done this  thing," he exclaimed, "to revenge yourself!   You!   You!"     '  "Yes,* I have" cornered every'tomato  In the 'county. It wasn't for revenge,  but to give Cupid a chance. How much  will you take for your factory, cash  down? It hasn't any pedigree to speak  of, but I think Mr. Scribner, the carpenter, can give it one."  "1 won't sell to you! ' Your tomatoes  can rot on your hands!"  ONGE MORE TH  "��������� PROOF IS GIVEN  THAT    DODD'S     KIDNEY     PILLS  CURE    EVEN '   INHERITED  ILL-HEALTH.  Charles Dayon suffered from early,  youth, but the Old Reliable Kidney  Remedy banished his ills and  made him strong.   ' '  St. George, Man. (Special).���������Yet  another case in which ill-health inherited -from, parents has been vanquished by'Dodd's 'Kidney Pills is  that of Mr. .Charles .Dayon, a farmer  well known'in this'neighborhood.  -'"I 'suffered''from a "number'of ills  from' an 'early age, says Mr.'' Dayon,  who is now, thirty-two years 'old. "I  inherited my trouble from my parents.  T'was weak; nervr/us and run down  I'suffered from' Backache" and my  muscles would cramp. I hacl-a'lieavy  dragging -sensation across -the loins  I,was always thirsty; I had great difficulty in collecting ,my thoughts,  a'n'd my memory was failing me.  "I was" altogether in' a bad 'way.  when L started to use Dodd's Kidney'  Plls, but thoy helped mo almost from  the first box. They gave me strength  and helped mo so much in every way  that T am satisfied a little longer  ticatment will make me a well man.!'  Mr. Dayon's symptoms were the  symptoms of Kidney Disease, and  Dodd's Kidney Pills cure every form  of Kidney Disease no matter what  stage it is in or how it is contracted  HAMPTON'1 COURT GHOS'  Socctera That Haunt the Historic- ,  English" Palace.' ���������'  The discovery at' Hampton Court  palace of some arches bridging a long  forgotten moat reminds a correspondent bf'several other curious discoveries  made In this royal palace.   One con  LACK OF BL000   ,  Is What Causes Headaches,  Dizziness  ���������  ���������     and Heart Palpitation, -'-  On.the blood depends the welfare of  the whole body.    Where good blood  cerns Mistress Slbell' Penn, who was exists disease 'is unknown, but where  GREETING SPRING/  Obeying Orders  Mr.   Peck   (making, conversation)���������  It's raining hard, my dear.  Mrs.  Peck  (discouraging.it)���������Well,  let it rain.  ' Mr. Peck���������Certainly, Henrietta���������  that's really just what I intended to  .do- Cleveland Leader. ' -    ���������  Doctor���������You niust-lct-the baby have  one cow^s milk to drink every day.  Young Mo! her���������Very well, if you say  "so," doctor,' but I 'really don't see how  he is going to hold it all.  An Always Ready1 Pill.���������To those of  regular habit medicine is of little concern, but,the great majority of men  are not of regular habit. The worry  and cares of business prevent it,-and  out of the irregularity of life comes  dyspepsia.^ indigestion, liver and kidney-troubles as a protest. The rundown system demands a corrective,  and there is none better than Parmelee's  Vegetable  Pills.  They  are  simple in their composition and can  Oh, no, they-won't, Jacob!" chuckled be taken by tho most delicately con-  Edward ,VI'.'s nurse" and died' In the  palace In 15(12. - She was burled, In  Hampton church, .-and-a monument  was erected, which was-irreverently  destroyed w.h'en the "old .church was  pulled'down in'lS2S.7 Soon after this  "strange noises, as'of a woman working a spinning wheel, were heard in  Wie-'southwest"-'wing of ' tlie palace,  Search was made; an ancient chambei  was discovered, >in which was an antique spinning' wheel,uand the old oak  planks were worn "away where, the  treadle struck the ' floor. After this  ���������Mrs. Penn's ghost-is said to have dis-'  turbed many occupants of the palace;  hut, according to Mr.-'Law's history of  ��������� tho palace, she has, not been seen  since 1S8C. when her tall, gautit figure  .nearly frightened n young soldier to  "death.      '  ' Another discovery 'arose through the  experiences of'.'a lady of title who  lived on the west side of the fountain  court In 1S70. She wns conscious of  the presence In ber rooms of two Invisible beings,-and, disturbed by'mysterious sounds, sho complained, to tho  lord chamberlain, but he declined to  .Interfere oh * 'the'.'ground that'there  were no funds at his disposal for any  such work and ,'that, "moreover,, his  jurisdiction did not extend to tho  spirit world. However, ou Nov. ,2  IS"!, some ^workmen excavating in the  cloister of the'fountain court found  two perfect, skeletons of full grown  men opposite the lady's door. They  were given Christian burial in Hampton church, and the strange noises  from that time ceased.  Now the only ghost seen In "the pal  ace'is that'of Jane Seymour, queen of  HenfyVIII., who, according to certain  veracious residents, still occasionally  walks, lighted taper*in hand, through  Silver Stick gallery.���������London Chronicle.      . *   .       i  thc -blood is -poor and watery disease  quickly seizes hold 'of the body���������It is  then headaches; backaches, dizziness,  heart palpitation ������������������ and other serious  ailments make themselves felt. Good  blood can always be obtained .through  the 'use' of 'Dr. Williams' Pink Pills  for Pale People." ,They actually make  good, rich -blood' and thus restore lost  strength and banish disease. 'Mr. Herbert . Hanson,' -.P,rewers '.Mills, N.B.,  says:���������"I cannot1 "praise'Dr. Williams'  Pink Pills too highly. I was troubled  with headaches, dizziness and loss of  strength" and had a hacking ", cough  which I feared would lead to consumption'.*'! tried a number of'hiedi-'  cinos without benefit, but was finally  persuaded to try Dr. Williams' Pink  Pills, I did so and used'these. Pills  for sevoial months with remarkable  results. They helped mc so much'that  I now strongly recommend them to all  other sufferers."  The experience of Mr, Hanson is  that of thousands of others who have  found health and strength through  Dr. Willinms' Pink Pills after other  medicines "had failed. 'It is through  their power in making good blood that  these Pills cure such troubles as anaemia, indigestion, "rheumatism, heart  palpitation, neuralgia; .nervous troub'  les and the distressing ills of girlhood and womanhood. Dr. Williams'  Pink Pills for Palo People are, sold by  all dealers in medicine or direct by  mail from Tho Dr. Williams' Medicine  Co., Brockville, Ont., at 5C cents a box  or six.boxes for $2.50.  The  Miss Hilda.' "I can sell them at a very  nice profit But your factory can stand  Idle while I build one of my own! Better talk business, Jacob Strong. That  sou of yours Is a nice young man, and  I think a heap of my niece.. It's a love  match, and it would be a pity to see  If broken off. Isn't there some way  that I can turn these tomato contracts  over to you and let your factory begin  work? There's money In the canning  business, and'I don't want to kill an  Industry."  Mr. Strong fought for an hour and  then gave in and shook.hands. By tha  time the contracts were assigned to  him he was smiling. By the time the  woman in the rusty old bonnet was  ready to go he was ready to remark  blandly:  "Just so. Miss Bascomb; just so. Mr.  and Mr3. Scrlbner are most worthy  people, and If Horace is in love with  their daughter I have no objections to  a marriage. He is old enough to judge  for himself, aud it is not for me to interfere. Good day, ma'am, good day,  and thank you ever so much for calling."    Unpoised "Lives.  The life of the criminal Is simply  an unpoised life. If a person were perfectly poised wrongdoing would be so  repugnaut that it would be unthinkable.  It is tbe one sided, the unpoised mind  that goes wrong. It Is just as normal  for the balanced mind to choose the  right, the good, as for the magnet to  draw to Itself whatever is kindred.  Just as tbe needle in thc mariner's  compass always points to the North  star, no matter how thick the fog or  bow the tempest rages, there is a  needle within every human being  which always points to the North star  of rectitude, of right, of truth, no matter what storms of discord, of weakness or of crime may be raglug in tbe  Individual mind. Nothing can prevent  this little iudicator from pointing to  the right, no matter how far the individual may drift from It, how low  he may sink in vicious living.���������Success  Magazine.   '   '"'. .   ,.  .   A New Part of Pork.  The teacher had been reading to her  class of the Industries of Russia.  Among others mentioned was pig raising. The pig is used almost exclusively as an article of food, very little of  his body being valued except his flesh  and his bristles.  "The Tiiisslans have much to learn  from the Americans In this respect,"  she continued. "In America all parts  of the pig are used except his squeal."  At this point a pupil raised her bani  and asked In all Innocence:  "What part of the animal is the  8aucair���������Llpplneott'8.  '..���������: .Contrast.   ���������  "Tiiat; prima donna has a wonJer-  ful,/ sweet voice," remarked the opera  goer..,..-'.; '.',. ���������������������������. ���������������������������:.���������   ��������� .  .*,'������������������������������������  ���������.���������.������������������ .."���������'..'.  "Yes," answered the manager sudly-  "Shc sings well.   But you should hear  'tho cold, harshness of  her speaking  rolr.e when she comes to discuss sal-  .''���������Iry.''���������Washington Star.  stituted.  Waiter, I find I have just enough  money to pay for dinner, but nothing  left with which to tip you."  "Let me add up the check again,  sir.  .A small boy's idea of liberty is to  eat the cake and then ask his mother  if he may have it.  Keep Minard's Lir.iment in the house  Most musicians dispense music bv  the measure, but the bass drumniei  gets rid of his by the pound.  Don't waste any time looking back  ���������it your mistakes; there is more fun  in looking up thc mistakes of other  people.     -     '  Externally or Internally, it is Good.  ���������When applied externally by rubbing, Dr. Thomas' Eclectric Oiil opens  the pores and penetrates the tissue as  few liniments do, touching the seat of  the trouble and'immodiately affording  relief. Administered internally, it will  ���������=till the irritation in thc throat which  induces coughing and will cure affections of the bronchial tubes and respiratory organs." Try it and be convinced.  Largest Floating Dock.  largest floating dock In th*  ' world is'-'at Hamburg. Dock V��������� as it  Is called, has a bearing capacity exceeding 35.000 tons, nearly twice as  great as -the American dock Dewey,  .hitherto the most capacious of its kind  In the world. This is the fifth floating  dock built by the Hamburg yard, the  present giant's immediate sucecssoi  carrying hut half the above mentioned  tonnage. The dock .consists of separate pontoons combined by the lateral  cases to a solid unit. These several  pontoons can also be,docked in the  dock. At each of the side cases the  dock possesses complete steam engine  and boiler plant, with dynamos arid  air compressors, so that it is wholly  independent from the land and can be  anchored anywhere. Electric cranes  with their arms reaching to the middle  of the dock, run from end to end of  the two lateral cases. Its keel and  fundamental arrangements are such as  to accommodate the greatest merchantmen or heaviest warship afloat.���������  Exchange.  .   Accidents Will Happen  "You didn't accomplish your long  distance auto ride as quickly as.you  expected.   Did you .break anything?"  "Yes, I broke a speed ordinance and  it cost me some delay and $20."  BETTER   THAN   SPANKING.  Spanking docs not cure children oi  bed-wetting. There is a constitutional  cause for this trouble. Mrs. M. Summers, Box W. 77, Windsor, Out., will  send free to any mother her successful  home treatment, with full instructions. Send no money but write her  to-day if your children trouble you  in this way. -Don't blame the child;  the chances are it can't help it. This  treatment also cures adults and aged  people troubled with urine difficulties  by day or night.  :An  Old  and  Picturesque Custom,.In  ''   :-.   '".        Switzerland.      ' /  The,first of March is a day of joyful  festivity among" tHe school children"  in most of the Engadine communes in  Switzerland. At 4 o'clock in the morning a party of schoolboys march  through the village clanging cowbells,  big and little, with all their might to  proclaim the dawn of a boisterous day  to their slumbering schoolmates' still  abed.   As the day grows bright thc-boys  gather, each one with a huge bell  hung around his neck, on'the village  square, where they foirn in ranks, ac-  coiding to their size.'���������,-When the preparations, always' conducted amid  : great .excitement and juvenile jubila-  , tion,. have boen completed the'-procession starts on a tour through the  stieets to'the accompaniment of furious bell ringing and noisy yodeling.  One of the eldest of the demonstrators, with a-milk pail'on'his'shoulder  and 'dressed in the costume of a dairy-  nian, with yellow breeches, white'  'stockings, low shoes, finely embroid  eied braces over a shirt of spotless  white, turned up sleeves, displaying  a brawny arm, the dairyman's hat  peichod jauntily on the back of bis  hrad, marches proudly at the head of  th<' herd. At the end of the procession is another big boy with a\ big  btaff in his hand like a herdsman.  Ail this reminds us of the way the  oi'ws go to the Alps to the sound of  .bs-lls. The whole festival is nothing  but a spring celebration to herald'the  ri.lurn of.the milder season,- which  lu-.i been Jpoked forward to, with longing for tnoriths.  *��������� The custom'is*said to be of Roman  oiigin;" hence " its name, "Chahinda  Marz"-(from Kalendare), which justifies the assumption that, from the o >r  iod of the year chosen for the observance of this festival, it" must hav.-  oiiginated in the mild climate of Italy  and not in the cold clime of the  Kngadine.  In the way described the troop  marches on from house to house and  is presented by the.matrons with rice,  chestnuts, sausages, bread and even  money. The hotels - are all visited,  and the guests always contribute some  small change. Out of the'proceeds a  general jollification is provided, ii-  which the giils'o'f the neighborhood  take part.  . How intense , is the youngsters'  enjoyment of the Chalanda Marz festivities can scarcely be imagined by  any one who has not looked on a1  these annual junketings.  Your" ��������� Boidy  And avoid the weakness and tired;feel-  ings of spring���������You can do this  by   using, DR.   CHASE'S  NERVE.,FOOD   ._'*",    .  You need not be'a victim of circumstances and suffer all the weakening  and depressing }effects of spring.*-;  Tired feelings", headaches,   indigestion and nervous troubles'all fly away  when the system is flooded with rich, .  red blood".,'       -'       __    , *.' ���������  Energy and' vigor "only come-after  all" the ordinary'-'wants'of' the*-system  are supplied. -Dr.-Chase's Nerve Food  is so wonderfully,, successful as 'a  lilood builder,,that you'soon begin to  feel strong and healthy by, its use.  By means, of, this great''<restqfative  treatment you',can rebuild "the-body  when it J has-been waste'd by worry,  overwork, lingering'colds,-or the; depressing and debilitating;;cffects of  ���������spring. '���������     ;- ;     ',',  There is no reaction after'; the''use  of Dr. Chase's' Nerve Food because it  is not a stimulant. On tho contrary,  it is a blood-forming, system-building  medicine which by working 'hand in  hand with Nature proves of lasting  benefit to the system and thoroughly  drives out weakness''and* disease-by  filling the ��������� system with now energy  and vigor.        . .-,.  Mrs. II. A. J.oynes, nurse, .'Philips-  burg, Que., writes: "I was all run  down and could not do my own work.  Everything I nto made me sick,-,'. In  nursing others I had seen the good results of Dr. 'Chase's-'Nerve Food _ and  resolved to try it. As a result of'this  treatment I have gained ten pounds,  do my own work-alone and-'fceklike  ���������n entirely different person."  Dr. Chase's Nerve Foo"d,'"50 *'cts. a  box, at all dealers.. or Edmanson,  Bates & Co., Toronto.      ,.- ,.-;. ' ',"  -���������n-  Prayers  in"Order  Boyce���������Smith -says   that - he  good as his word.  Joyce���������Then  it  won't  be'amiss  offer a few prayers in his.'behalf.  is as  to  Hope Springs Eternal  He was adrcssing a crowd one Sunday  morning on  the* quay  at   Newcastle.  "I can safely say that no man ever  attempted to bribe me, gentlemen,"  said the speaker.   .  "Don't be down-hearted, old chap;  your luck may change," shouted a  man in the crowd.���������Tit-Bits.  A Boon for the Bilious.���������The liver is  a very sensitive organ and easily deranged. When this occurs there is  undue secretion of bile, and the acrid  liquid flows into the stomach and  sours it. It is a most distressing ailment, and many are prone to it. In  this condition a man finds the best  remedy in Parmelee's Vegetable Pills,  which are'warranted to speedily correct thc disorder. There is no better  medicine iii the entire list of pill preparations.  The Eucalyptus Tree.  Hard, fine grained, durable wood  usually grows slowly. A most remarkable exception is the encalyptus,  and this it is which gives the tree its  great value as a means of reforestation. It is said that it grows five times  as rapidly as any. other tree. Seedlings  have been observed to make nn average growth of six inches in height a  day, and oue tree in California has attained a height of 125 feet and a  diameter of 30 inches in nine years.  The eucalyptus will not thrive where  there are frosts,-but in the south It  promises to go n long way toward filling the place once occupied by other  hard woods, which have been greatly  reduced by demands for furniture, carriage and cooperage stock. ��������� Youth's  Companion.  Possibly  Teacher���������What do you conceive '->  be thc motive that leads people to  wish to open communication with  Mars?  Young Man with the Dad Eye--  .Well, 1 think they want to talk to  Mars because every fruitful source of  gossip on this planet has been exhausted.  ' '���������      Ethics of the Case  "Look here, doctor," says the ex-  palient, coining into the physician's  office with a determined expression.  "I've just had the x-rays turned on  mo, and I find thnt when you operated  on me you left a pair of surgical  scissors in me."  "Bless me," says he specialist. "I  had .missed them. Thank you so  much, my good man. I will add their  cost-to your bill."  Ask for Minard's and ,take no other  Advance Information.  Shortlelgh-Is Miss Scaddsby In!  The Maid-No, sir. '"'".".'"'""' *  < Shortlelgh-rWhen she comes In will  you tell her that I called?    ���������'���������" '  The Maid-If you wish It, but sho  knows' it already, slr.-SL Louis Ite-  oubllci .���������;���������.,. .  Vegetable 8alt.  M. Laplcquo has Informed the French  Society of Biology that nearly 25,000.-  000 beings In tho Kongo regions com  monly employ salt of potassium Instead of salt of sodium for seasoning  their food. They obtain thla milt from  tho ashes,of certain plants. Decently  ordinary salt has been largely Imported, but the negroes regard It as Insipid  and abandon with ,regret the use.of  their fanilllar ashes. They tako the  Imported salt only because it is cheap.  No Congenial Companion  Hicks���������What did. your wife's  husband die of?  Wicks���������Loncsomencss, I guess.  was perfect. ..-,,....  first  II.'  More Than an Officer Could Stand.  There is a man who served as a special police officer in a suburban town  for several years, but never made "an  arrest A few days ago the keeper of  the lockup was much ' surprised to  have this otflcer bring iu a man In a  helpless state of inebriety.  "Why, Bill." said the keeper, "how  Is this? You have been an otlicer nine  years, and this Is your first arrest."  "That is true, Dan," said the ollicer.  "I have /taken many persons home  when Intoxicated rather than bring  them here. ", But when a man gets  drunk and lies "flown on the hnvu In  front of my'--house and goes to" sleep  that's more than 1 can or will stand."���������  Boston Herald. '.,..-..���������_.  Scolded and Comforted.  At a lunch given In his honor Sven  Hcdiu read an amusing letter written  to him by Alfred Nobel at a time  when nod in was still a student, but already filled with a longing to explore  unknown Asia, ne applied to the government for funds, but the answer  was so slow in coming that he wrote  to Nobel, who promptly replied: "I  take no interest in these geographical  exploration trips. In fact, I regard  them as an anachronism. Men communicate with each other today from  one end of the earth to the other by  means of telegraph and post. There  are in Asia, too, explorers and savants  who are surely better qualified than  you, sir, to study and describe their  native country. I therefore believe  that 3*ou could make better use of  your ambitious impulses than by undertaking trips to Asia. But in order  that you may see that I do not always  act as I think I send you a sum which  may serve ns the best confutation of  my own convictions."  The microscope in the hands of ox  ports employed by tho United .State.**  Government has revealed the fact that  a house fly sometimes carries tlions  ands of disease germs attached to its  hairy body. The continuous use of  Wilson'*? Fly Pads will prevent all  danger of infection from that source  by killing both the germs and the  Hies. ,'-.  The, addition of a teaspoonful of  saltpeter to a pot of glue will not only  act as a deodorizer, but will aid the  glue to dry moro rapidly and to become harder.  No  Room  "Before you were married you said  you'll lay down your life for me," she  sobbed.  "I know it," he returned solemnly:  "but this confounded flat Is ho tiny  that there's no place to lay anything  down." ���������  Tho more money a man could save  by not having bin bad habits,.Ilia more  enjoyment he can get by having thoin  ������������������:���������:. London's Homeless.  On one night In each year the London police take a careful census of the  .homeless. This year the night,selected  was that of .Ian, 15. when thc officers  found more than 2.000 persons, of  whom nearly 200 were women and 23  children, sleeping' outdoors without  shelter. On the same night nearly  22.000 persons were occupants of common lodging houses of the poorer typo,  and about 1,200 more were accommodated In the casual wards of workhouses.      '���������"'. ..     ���������    ...  Gowns and'Grace In Bowing. ';  It Is said that King Edward has signified his disapproval of. the dlrectoire  gown uot upon the ground that It Implies an artificial deformity of> the  body, but because It Interferes with  the depth and the grace,of,the cour-  tc.iy. The king Is an admirer of tho  full, old' fashioned bow, and he dislikes  n costume that gives rigidity to tho  figure and makes everything beyond a  slight bend Impossible.  Blissful Tour.  Tenrl���������Thoy say Swltzerlaud Js an  Ideal country for honeymoon tours.   ,  Ruby-It must be. There Ib a tunnel  twelve miles long.���������Town Topics.  It Was Good.  "is my credit good here?" asked  the unkempt man, leaning carelessly  against the bar.  "Sure,". answered the bartender,  busy polishing the glassware. V4'-ood  enough if you only wuut to borrow  trouble."  Then the bouncer got uusy.-Fucb  Squandering Ability.  Doing the lower when the higher is  possible constitutes one of the greatest tragedies of human life. The  squandering of money seems a wicked  thing when we think of the good that  might be done with it" But what  about the wicked waste of ability, the  deliberate throwing away of 50. 75,  perhaps 00 per cent of one's success  possibly just because he never trained  himself<to use it to grasp it with such  vigor and power that he can fling his  life Into bis career with Its maximum  effectiveness? Most people take hold  of life with the tips of their fingers.  They never get hold of the life proposition with that grip and tenacity of  purpose and vigor of determination  which do things worth while. They  just hang on the outskirts of things,  playing upon the surface of their possibilities without ever getting down  Into the marrow of their being, whore  efficiency and power dwell.���������Orison  Swctt Marden In Success'Magazine.  Exclusive Perfumes.  The late Dr. Andrew Wynter In a  charming article on perfumes suggested the desirability of every lady having her own special and self prepared  perfume. The custom, however, would  have Its disadvantages. More than one  sensational story might be mentioned  wherein tho heroine or villain was  saved or unmasked, as,the case might  be. by the recognition of a distinctive  scent. In "Diplomacy" the denouement Is effected by tho telltale perfume of the adventuress being detect-  edln the dispatch box she had rifled.  As a matter of history, the assassins  of the oriental sovereign YezdIJIrd  were discovered by ono of, them smelling of the perfume with which the  robes of the murdered king had been  redolent-London Clobo.  A Continuous Gabfost.  "That Was a nicau trick that J\m-  nilt- Brew played on Miss Gabble."  "I dldii't bear about It."  "Why, ho took a young man there to  call und left him In answer to a sudden telephone message.- Miss Gabble  talked to the caller all tho evening aud  never found out."  "Never found out whal?"  "That the young man bad nn Impediment In his speech that prevented him  from speaking tutclllglbty."���������Cleveland  Plain Dealer,  In the Days of Sir Allan MacNab.  A Hamilton paper says'the remain*  of Sir Allan McNab will be removed  horn Dundurn Park to Holy Sepul  chre cemetery, after resting in the  former place for nearly seventy-five  years. * -        ,  Hardly so long. Sir Allan was still  very much alive when' The Toronto  Examiner of June, 16, 1847. said ol  him:  ���������"Sir'Allan McNab is a great man  Speaker of the House of Assembly  juggling director of the Great West  crn"Eailroad Co., the representative  of Hamilton, president of the Gore  District Turf Club, and the pious de  fender of the rights and wrongs oi  mother church. The races are coming  on. Pity Sir Allan cannot be in two  places at once���������cannot attend to the  important business of the turf and  the petty business of the Legislature  at the same time."  How courteous were these old-time  papers in their references to public  men, and how full of news! One  looks in vain tor a repoit of said  rac?s, bat finds instead an editorial  jeremiad. The races and the circus,  said The Examiner, filled the police  court, and it called upon the Govern  ment for their abolition.���������Toronto  Saturday Night.  Rubinstein's   Free  Seat.  A pianist who was pre-eminently  successful in his day was Rubenstein,  who traveled nearly the whole world  over delighting people with his gen  ius. He was very much annoyed by  requests for complimentary tickets,  but most of tbe time he maintained  his composure, even though justly irritated. It is told of him that just  before one of his recitals in London  he was accosted by an old lady in  tlie entrance hall and thus addressed:  "Oh, Mr.-Ruberstein, I am so glad  to see you! I have tried in vain to  purchase a ticket. Have you a seat  vou ec-ald let-me.have?" *  "Madam," said the great pianist,  "there is but one seat at my disposal,  and that you are welcome to if .you  think fit to take it."  "Oh, yes, and a thousand thanks!  Where is it?" was tbe excited reply.  "At tbe piano," smilingly replied  Rubinstein.  Toasted Bread,  Bread that has been toasted until  it becomes brown has had, the'starch  in it largely converted: into dextrin,  anil hence, so far.as"the brevn portion is concerned, one of the processes  of digestion is gone through before the  bread is taken into the stomach. It  will be found that the thinner the  slices of bread and the, more thoroughly toasted���������not burned, but  changed to a deep brown color���������it will  be found still more easily digested.-^  London Standard. ������������������; ���������  Courteous jCabby.  A pompous looking lawyer once  chartered a hansom cab, aiid on  reaching his destination ho only gave  his driver the shilling, required by  law.  The driver looked, at .the coin and  bit his lip: Then in the most courteous manner he motioned to" his fare  to get in again. V  "Do step in again, sir," he said.  "I could ha' druv ye a yard or two  further for this /ere."'; "������������������.���������������������������;  . Looking Forward.  ' "Johnny," said Mr, Bliggens, "I  want you to study hard and learn all  you. possibly can."  "Did you do that?"  "No, my son, I did not. But I want  you to escape the trouble my inattention has caused me. When you grow  up and have a Bon I don't want you  to be humiliated by being unable to  answer jour boy's questions."  The reason a woman knows the children could catch the-measles when  there isn't any -around is- that they  caught the chickonpox when it was  next door. -    ...-   Minard's  Friend.  Liniment," Lumberman's  No surgical operation is necessary  in removing corns if Holloway's Corn  Cure be used.  A girl's idea of loyalty to her friend  is how hard she can deny she ever  talked about her.  The pounding noise of a steam pipe  can be obviated by attaching to the  pipes a small check valve set to admit  air, but not to release any pressure.  Even the man who is laying up  treasures in heaven shouldn't allow  his fire insurance to lapse!      ' v '  $100 Reward, $100.  The readers ot this paper will-be pleased to l������n  that there Is at least one dreaded disease that scItoco  has been able to cure In all its Binges, and that Is  Catarrh. Hall's Catarrh Cure Is tbe only positive  cure now know-; to the medical fraternity. C'ai.-irrh  being a conatltutio.-.al disease, requires a constitutional trciLtnic* it. Hall's Catarrh Cure Is taken Internally, actinic uIrr(t'.y,upon thc blood and mucous  surfaces ot the system, thereby destroylne iha  foundation ot the disease.-and Rlvlnc the patient  strength by bulldlnf up the constitution and assisting nature in doing Its work. .The propiletors-hav*  so much faith In Its curative poners that they otter  One Hundred Dollars for any case that It flails to  jure. Send for list of testimonials *��������� _/ " >  Address F. J. CHENEY & CO., ToIedorO. - ; f  Sold by all Druijclsts, 75c, ��������� , -   .'- ,* *> ; v  Take Hall's Family Pills (or constloaUoa.  A- woman's imagination is strong  enough to make an unreal thing seem  more real to her than the real thing to  a man. '  In the causes of infant mortality  cholera nioibus figures frequently,  and it may be said that complaints  of tho bowels are great destroyers of  child 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 bo given with safety  to the smallest child, as there is no  injurious substance in it.  Where ' He Would Be '  "Give woman the credit she deserves," the suffingcttt 'cried, "and  where would man be?" "If she got  all the credit she wanted, he'd be in  the poorhouse," sneered a coarse person in the rear of the hall.  Don't experiment with unsatisfactory substitutes. Wilson's. Fly .Pad*-  kill many times more house "flies tlian  any other known article.  Mrs. Boardman���������"I ordered lamb  and you sent mc mutton." Butcher���������  "It Was Jamb when it left hero,  mum."���������-Judge.  Minard's   Liniment  used  by  Physicians.  In the Wrong Place.  It was not until three batsmen In  sucecwlon had struck out that a disgusted patron In the bleachers yelled:  "Iley! You mints oughtabe up here.  You're nothln' but fans."-Kansas City  Newo.  Many a follow who claims to ho  Wedded to his art considers himself  thc better half.���������Philadelphia "Record.  Red, Weak, Weary, Watery Eyes  Relieved by Murine Eye Remedy.  Compounded ,by .Experienced .Physiv  cians. Murine Doesn't Smart; Soothes  Eye Pain. Write Murine Eye Remedy Co., Chicago, for illustrated Eye  Book.   At Druggists^  .Impossible  "But,why don't you believe that I  havo a friend who'is much more beautiful,than lam?"  "Because it is impossible that she  should be your friend if she is really  more beautiful than you." ..  .  '  Mathematical.  Little Boy. (studying his lessons for  thc next morning)���������Papa, bow many  make a millionV  Father-About one In n million, my  boy. Now don't ask any more qucs-  tloas.���������Now York Times,  / - - ',-*������   V ���������  ,-^il^^^^^pi?  THE    LK������GE,    GREENWOOD.    BRITISH    COLUMBIA.  ij**������iij-a-Myj*U!t,Bi'*iiBi'������BieiL'itji taai  PHOENIX, B. C.  Is sitimt' d in the heart of the city, and is one of the largest  hotels in tlm Bound i*-y. Pleasant rooms and tasty meals for  all comers. Plenty of a'-comuind-ttion for tho commercial-man,  and a home for the minir, touiist and millionaire. The bar  contains tbe finest liijuors, and fragrant cig-irs.  E.  P.  SHEA,  PROPRIETOR  v^fo^of$mtf&  CITY  PHOENIX  The nearest hotel to the  Granby mines. One of the  largest dining rooms in the  city. The bar is replete  with nerve bracers of all  kinds, and tho most fragrant cigars. Drop up and  Fee me.  A. 0. JOHNSON  PKOPKIETOll.  ��������� ������������������  Mountaineer and Kootenay Standard Cigars.  Made by  J. ft CbcJto a fa., nelson  Hotel  Alexander  PHOENIX,   B.   C.  Is a -eamfortable home for  ���������the miner and traveler.  Good meals and pleasant  -rooms. Pure liquors and  fragrant cigars in the bar.  Jt.  V.  CHISHOLM, Proprietor.  Jkig-g-ao'c transferred to  any part of the City. Furniture moved to any part of  the District. General Dray-  ing of all kinds.  SIDNEY OLIVER.  THE LEDGE  Is published every Thursday at Greenwood, B C , and the price is $5 a year,  postage free to all pnrts of Canada, and  Great Britain. To the United States and  other countries it is sent postpaid for  f 1.50 a year. Address all letters to The  Ledge, Greenwood, B. C.  R. T. LOWERY,  PUBLISHER.  A blue mark here indicates that  your  Subscription   has  become   deceased,   and  that the editor   would  once more like to commune with  your collateral.  MERCHANT TAILOR  Clothes Cleaned,. Pressed aud  Repaired.  Dry Cleaning a Specialty.  GREENWOOD, B. C.  To nourish the new the old must  decay.  A Doi.r.Aic town is not often built  with nickel minds.  Tiik   boycott   is  and cuts both ways.  double-bitted  Why is heaven a quiet place?  Because there is not a damned  soul iu it.  Dar win' does not say in his book,  "Origin of Species," that we descended from monks.  THE  Arlington Hotel  GREENWOOD  Is the place for Peep-o'-Day Cocktails    and   Evening   Night-Caps.  Buttermilk a specialty during the  warm season.  C. A. Dempsey, Prop.  J. E. Cameron.  .   Leading Tailor of the  Kootenays.  Kaslo, B. 0.  GREENWOOD  and MIDWAY  STAGE  Leaves Greenwood for Spokane  ���������at 7 a. m., and for Oroville at 2:30  jp. m. J. McDonell.  3IINK1EAI,   ACT.  .Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICE.  ���������Bounty Mineral Claim, M*uatc In the Oreenwood Mlninp Division  of  Yale   Di-trlct  Where located: On Wallace Mountain.  fSTAKE NOTICE thnt 1. Sydney M. Johnson,  free Miner's Certificuto No. U. SLVX), anil I'hilip  Ji. iSpenccr Stnnhopc, Free   Miner's   Corilfi-  p*\e  No.  II.   16W, intend,  sixty days   from  Jtlie date hereof, to apply to theiMlnliiff Recorder for u Certificate of Improvements, for the  purpose of obtali)liij,-������CrownGrautiothe above  ,cUlm.  And furtlior Tako notice thnt fiction, under  Section 37. inu.it b������ rommt-ru'eil before the isju-  ,������nco of such Ort',!"x-atc of Improvements.  Uxtod this 8th day of July. A. D, I'M.  MINJKKAL.   ACT.  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICK.  ���������".VtlliiiKton Mineral Claim, sltii.nte in thc Greenwood  Mining  rKvWon   of Yale  District.  ���������Where, located: On Wallace Mountain.  TAKK NOTICE that I. Thomas Hemi-icrli*,  fVe Miner's CVrtlrii*at������ No. II ���������"MX",, JameH II.  McNeil. Free Miner's Certificate No. II zfll'lJ,  lt������lph  Hni lie*.  Krec Miner's Certitk-ntc  No.  II CfiWi.  find  ./ami's  N.  J'uton   Free Minor's  /CertilJ'ciite   No.    U:%'il),  intend,  sixty   davs  from'   the   tl.itc    hereof,    to    apply  to  the  Mining- ''reorder for a Orlilirntorf of improve'  Incuts  for the  niir-iofti of obtaining a Crown  Jjr������iit of the above elftjin.  And furrlier take notice that oollon, under  Paction 31   mn������t l>c i-omuicm-ed before the iv  jHiiinco o/������ucli /Dcrtllli-Mtcdof Improvements.  P������t������<lMil* jruliilHy of July. A. D. l.n������.  MJ.VHI'41, ACT  CerM/tate 0/ Improvements  no nop  /���������Lexicon" MfneraU'lulm, sittutj* in the fireon.  wood Milling- n'v'ilon ut Villi: DUtrlct:  Where located: Skylark Gimp (South).  TAKft KOTICJ3th.it I. ,rMiii>s S. Hlriiio. Free  Minor's Certi/iontc "So. Jijij.Wj, for self untl Chns  II.TyerFreeMlncr'sC'ortlllv.'ito No H.'ijhi and  fc/dney M- Johnson, Hjve Mlni-r's fiertilicnte  Ut). tii$M,-mlx\U:i\<\, r\xw da-x from tho date  hereof, W apply to tho Minim: Kyuord-'r for a  r-wlficatc of ftiipru-iriiiriifrf. for the pnrpoio of  pbUluliiir a Crown Gr.wt to the nliuve cl.tlm.  And/urtluer take nolle/: that action,  under  ftvifcon   37, nii-xt.   bo vomniciicaft  before  t;ic  About Float  Float is not a periodical.  It is a hook containing SG  illustrations all told, and  is filled with sketches and  stories of western life.   It  tells how a gambler cashed  in after the' flush days of  Sandon ; how it rained in  New Denver   long   after  Noah was dead ���������   how a  parson took a   drink   at  Bear Lake in early days ;  how justice was dealt in  Kaslo   in  '93;   how the  saloon man outprayed the  women in Kalamazoo, and  graphically    depicts- the  roamings   of . a., western  editor among the tender-  feet in the cent belt.    It  contains the early history  of Nelson and a romance  of the Silver King mine.  In   it are   printed three  western poems, and dozens of articles too numerous to mention.    Send for  one before it is too late.  ���������  The   price   is   25   cents,  postpaid to any part of tho  world.    Address   all   letters to  R. T. Lowery  GREENWOOD, B. C.  Some men welcome folly as a relief from religion, while others  welcome religion as a relief from  folly.    The editor of the Moyie Leader  has no cellar under his oflice, and  yet he carries a page ad from a  beer firm.  The more you give away the  more you have. The more you  advertise within reason tho richer  you become.  At the next provincial election  there may be three candidates in  the Greenwood field, one of whom  will be elected.  the people hoatd their money. The  class of people who flock to new  towns are usually optimistic, progressive and extravagant, and keep  wealth moving around so that the  moss will not get a chance to  settle on it.      Unlimited power ib always dangerous when held by one or a few  men. Crazed with power a capitalist "will crush labor into the  mud. Crazed with power labor  will harass and ciuch capital until  it drives it off the earth. Few  men can handle power .without  getting nutty in the upper stope.  Reply on Local Option.  Premier McBride, in replying to  a letter from Mr. E. B.' Morgan  and Dr. Spencer on the subject of  Local Option, says:  '��������� I can assure you it is the government's intention to take a plebiscite on this question. At the  present I am not in a position to  make a public announcement in  this regard. You may rest satisfied that ample time will be given  between the announcement and the  taking of tbe plebiscite."  Closing out fishing tackle. Bead  the ad." A. L. White, 2nd Hand  Man.   Butte to Calgary Survey.  A dispatch to tho Calgary Al-  bertan from Pincher Creek has the  following:  Engineers locating the line of  the Calgary to Butte railway for  the Canadian Western, were in  town yesterday looking over the  ground for the beBt route into  Pincher Creek.  Tho surveying party is camped  about seventy-five miles north west,  of the town on the Walrond ranch.  trouble can find it easier than the  man that's trying to borrow  money.".  ,"If we had a looking glass that  would reflect our past actions we  would break it."  "There is Iocs of chin music in  front of the bars in my three  stores : The best notes I get from  it I get in my cash register."  The Columbia cigar is a large  and free-smoking cigar. It is sold  in all mountain towns and made in  Nelson.  A Home Curfew.  Every family should have a curfew bell and it should "ring tonight',' and all other' nights .il  needed. The curfews are inexpensive and can be made at home.  Take a piece of 'siding two "feet  long and whittle one end to' a  handle. Take the child that needs  the curfew and bend it over a barrel. Now take the siding aiid use  it as a clapper. Put it on hot,  dividing the strokes evenly, and  see that none miss. Good for a  girl or boy up to eighteen, and  three applications aro warranted to  cure the most pronounced case of  street baling that exists. The  music is said to ho more effective  than singing ." Where is My Wandering Boy Tonight."���������-Ex.  Widdowson, Assayer, Nelson, B. C.  &. J,  to any part of the,District.  "Unequalled for Domestic',Use."  Just Near It.,  Man often gets close to something that he cannot get. Here is  an incident that it is almost certain  would never occur in Tom Walsh's:  Two Germans were on their way  to work when one of them, Hans,  observed their countryman, Schneider, on the other side of the street  m. ..      ,  sweeping the walk in front of the  The engineers were very reticent ga]00p        ���������  in" regard to the route, but it is  learned on good authority that it  Most of the churchmen in our laud  who are railing against a minister  or church for'"advertising/are suffering for , a congregation^ , The  hardest thing I ever tried to" convert was an empty'pew. ��������� I say I  am right up to date when.-1 advertise my services.   .'���������-- ��������� /.  ,. '." ���������  Dr. Aked's church in'New York,  one of the most cultured and 'richest chnrches in the world, "flashes  out its' minister's subject'ori a canvas every Saturday .night. Trc-  niont Temple in Boston, and a  church in Philadelphia buy large  space in the Saturday - newspapers.  Broughton's-church, in Atlanta,  Ga.,������������������spent $800 in advertising last  year. . The First Baptist church in  Boston sends out several thousand'  postcards a month'. Dr.' Brougher  of Postland is the prince o'f-adver-  tisers.  ,. ... ���������  I am proud to announce my sub-j  ject through the newspapers. ���������  The rich man who works is a  laborer. The poor man who owns  something and has money in the  bank is a capitalist.  Smelter smoke is said to be a  sure cure for catarrh. What a  fortune blows to waste every day  around these parts !  "Do 3'ou smelter?" said Johnny  Crapeau as "a whiff from Greenwood's tall stack blew through his  mustaches last Sunday.  The pioneers are soon forgotten  aud pushed aside by the rush of  tenderfeet. It does not pay to be  old,  poor or too long iu a country.  A wise man has said that it is  not capitalism that threatens the  peace and prosperity of the country, but ignorance, superstition  and incompetence.  will most likely come from Cal  gary south a few miles west of the  C. & E.  to De Wiuton,  then go  west "and cross High river about  twenty-five   miles   west   of   that  town   at   the   Bar  ranch.    Then  through the pass at the head of  Willow creek,  south through the  Wolrond ranch in the valley between the;Porcupine and Living  stone ranges,  crossing the North  Fork of the Old Man river and the  Crow's Nest   Pass   railway   near  Crowley, and south east to Pincher  Creek.    From here tho new road  will   pass- through   Yarrow   and  Twin Butte valleys to Cardston,  afterwards crossing   the   international boundary at Whiskey pass.  From Walrond  ranch  a branch  will be built to the coal mines in  the Livingstone range and extended to Michel and Elk river.    Ib is  believed   that   the Chicago,   Milwaukee and St. Paul will  finance  the undertaking for the promoters,  as they are already heading' this  way.���������Frank paper.  IC-BQO&S-MM  Get your Raze rs Honed;  and your Baths at  Frawley9s  Barber . ,  Shop, Greenwood,  i9QQ������Q999Q999QO9Q9OiiQa9Q0l  It is reported that all unmarried  females over thirty years of age  are insane. Perhaps this may explain wliy some ladies always remain the same age.  Ui* to a certain point labor  unions are a benefit. Beyond that  they become a detriment to the  men who work and the communities in which they live.  All men do not have the same  standard of ^honesty, tsome will  steal nothing less than a million,  while others will take candy from  a kid if the police are asleep.  With the smelter smoking and  two big tunnels being driven into  the mountain the days are not far  distant when Greenwood will begin to look like a second Butte.  Bora labor and capital sometimes seek to rule with fear, but  fear is a phantom that slinks away  from tho brave like a bat hiking  for cover when the light of day  streaks the east.  The Kootenay Cigar Co. of Nelson have in the Royal Seal a cigar  that is known and smoked between  the wheat country and the blue  Pacific.  .  Quaint Mottoes.  JiMM-ince of ntich Curtl/Jeatii of Inmroveinunt.-)  *"'"'"J "-'--"- J '��������� (nnp. A.'D. 1(X*.  JA1IES S. WUNIE.  Pft������*-i thl������ Opi day of June.  l>pV\fERY^CLAIrVI  During tbP 87 montliH that LowcryV  Olnitn wiia on njirtli It did bu.siticB-t nil  pver-'tha wurUl. It wr* tlio ninn*  uiil/jnjB, indopeinlent oiitl fcnrli'������K jour-  i*ni ever produced in Canada I'olltintl  0nr] theological eneitileupurHUeil it wlrli  We venom of a nittlcniiake until tlio.  goyerumont Hliut It out of tint uhiIIm,  flini It* editor cp/ihihI In puNie'i il,  pn.tiy on account of a -lazy liver antl  partly boc.iijHo it t-}!������w n pile of money  ffl run a paper thai if) outlntvi'd. 'llu-i'V  Sru still 26 different cdltiono of thin con-  f-mnc'l jouriinl in print, -Sf-nd IOccmIh  Af'ii get 0110 or $1 M and col llio bunch  *��������� t i,ovvunv.  The  Bridesville  Hotel  Provides Tasty Meals and  Good Rooms for Travelers.  Tourists always welcome.  TH03- WALSH  -    Proprietor,  fl.  f/rf>r>'w')*-)'), h;'fjt  HORSE STRAYED.  C/inie Into my |>ro-nl������i*H a bay mure nliout nine  yonrii nlil, ami within;? ulwut WO jiouihIh.'  Ilrnnrt on left uliotilfl.ir, I.1 nn A nnd under It an  M< Wlwciit on loft front foot Oirner can  liiivctliennnio l>.y |'������vliiift-()>������n������t>,<,  A'C.MKSKlin, Midway, n.c.  Frank Fletcher  PuovfxcHL Land Sdrveyoh,  $e]ton, B, Oi  In Nebraska a serum has been  discovered that renders people immune from typhoid fever. Some  day a fcerum may he discovered  that will render us immune from  taxes, death and poverty.  It does not do to be alone. Away  from women man will eat with a  knife and never wash the dishes.  When a woman appears in tho  diggings ho will prospect for a  boiled shirt and smile liko a coon  iu a watermellou patch.  Lauok and capital should sit in  council together and discuss their  mutual interests. When only one  meets in solemn and secret conclave but oue side of the picture is  shown on the canvas, and war is  liable to break out for the lack of  a balance wheel,  It is now said that bedbugs are  a good thing and should be respected. They are created to warn  peoplo that something wants cleaning in the room, as a rule this  does occur, (although in the wreck  of filth the poor bedbug usually  comes to an untimely but odorous  death.  One reason why old towna are  dull ami'niyticy ���������oaru������ J0 ���������because  Twenty-two years ago Colville,  Washington, was an outpost town,  from which prospecters outfitted  for trips into Kootenay, B. C,  then a comparatively unknown  district, now one of the best known  mining districts' on the Pacific  coast. Colville had drinking places,  and one "of them was kept by  Jimmie Durkin. He helped grubstake prospectors and made ventures in buying miues. At one  time he owned an interest in the  Silver King mine, five miles from  Nelson. Colville got too small for  Durkin and he moved to Spokane,  where he opened a liquor store.  He had busiuees capacity and was  chock full of quaint, but shrewd  phrases. His liquor store prospered and he opened a second, then  a third place.' Last fall he was a  candidate at the primary election  for governor of the State of Washington. He was di>feated, of  course; but it brought his namo  before the people. As a saloon  keeper and the owner of a liquor  store he has watched tho procession  of customers. He has seen tipplers  and sots, young boys and old msn,  rich and poor, glad and gloomy���������  all pass in review before his bar.  Ho has learned a lot about people.  He has summed up some of his  experiences iu mottoes which he  has hung up upon the walls of his  barrooms. When his third liquor  store was opened he picked out a  set of signs for it. Not only that,  ho bought large advertising space  in tho Review and Chronicle so  ' Adolph, said Hans, pointing to  the saloon man, just look at Schneider doing his own sweeping. Py  kolly, he is der meanest und  stingiest man vot iss.  No, retorted Adolph, he is not so  stingy as you tink. He almost  treated me vonce.  ��������� How do you make dot oud ?  questioned Hans.. How could he  almost treated you vidoud doing it?  Vel, dot happened dis vay, said  Adolph. Von cold morning I  dropped into Schneider's place und  sat me down py der fire for a little  varmness, und Schneider was cleaning der bar up. He took all der  bottles from der shelufs, viped dem  clean und set dem on der bar, und  den he took der glasses und did  likewise; after dot he viped der  shelufs off und put der ,clean pottles und glasses pack. Ven dis  was finished he looked over to me  und says :- " Veil, Adolph, vot are  ve going to have ?" und yust as I  vas going to. say " Beer," he says  "rain  or snow?"���������0. B. Bulletin.  Widdowson, Assayer, Nelson, B. C.  The Advertising Parson.  The church with an undertaker's  sign over it is not likely to draw  many. Next to the Bible, the  newspaper is spreading the gospel.  Christ said, "This thing is not  done in a corner." Hence ho gave  the command, " Publish it to all  the nations."  This statement was made in a  sermon by the Rev. J. W. Kramer of the First Baptist church,  Spokane, Wash.  I believe in advertising, and if I  had my way I would spend $1,000  per year in printer's ink he said.  Continuing, he said in part:  The other day a man said,  " Kramer is the advertising pastor." I know one thing. I would  rather draw people to my church  by advertising than to substitute  jubilee singers, picture lectures and  hot and cold suppers for the  preached word. Many criticize  the Sunday newspapers and then  put their church notices in them.  Seven 'thousand" acres'" of .'coal  lands oh"' Graham' island to the  northwest of'Skidegate -have been  acquired by ,a syndicate, of Vancouver men.-'-The company- was'  floated by Mr. S. J. Castleman and  the Dominion Trust company, and  includes' W: H.���������'Armstrong,' R. P.  McLennan, W;' R. Arnold, F.'H.  Lantz, J.. A. Thomson, J. R. Gray,-  J. W. Horn, James Ramsay, E.  T. Miller, J. J. 'Plbramer, ; Dr.  Brydon-Jack, and Dr. Riggs. It  is understood that nearly il,000,-  is involved: in the deal, whiuh affects what is reputed to be one of  the most valuable coal fields in the  province.-  - - *.'������������������,;.  The Pioneer says that .Contractor Tierney will shortly - come to  Phoenix and commence work on  the C. P.   R.' spur to Wellington  camp.    It   is " also . reported that  the grading to'-Central -camp will  be commenced but the road will  not reach that camp  until .next  summer owing,to .the difficult nature of the extension.' The estimated cost of ,tho railroad to.the  B. C. Copper company's Lone Star  mine is about $250,000, and the  road will probably be bonused by.  the mining company.  Dr. Robinson, formerly of Kaslo,  died recently in Port Moody'from  an overdose of cocaine.  J. *B.> Honsburger expects -' to  ship ten carloads of prunes from  Grand Forks this fall.  " OEO.P. WKLI.3, Proprietor.  : First-class.in everything.  Steam heat, electric light,  private. baths. " ��������� Telephone  in every, room.'. First-class  bar and barber shop.1  'Bus meets all trains. l\ ,*  IU...  Is the leading hotel of the  city, and the home of tourists,  mining men and commercial  travelers. ������������������ ���������������������������>��������� ���������.-. * . *./ -*���������  - Do not miss it when visiting* the famous Golden City.  B. lotMrn, niatjag-tr.  ��������� '   NELSON,"B.C.     ���������   *'  ,      ,   ,     .WHOLESALE,   ',"   .- "     .  ',.   ,</  DEALERS !in;    7, ,'v .  Produce ���������and-' ��������� Provisions  The  that his customers' wives might  read them. Hero are a few of tho  signs ho has displayed :  " Don't buy booze if your children need shoes. Jimmie don't  need tho money."  " Don't lean on tho bar thinking  it will support you."  " If men's consciences were the  tenderest thing about them, this  would be a happyjworld..",  "Tho trouble with Jimtnie's  medicines: Tho patient is apt to  take an overdose."  " Keeping the bartenders busy  don't hurt my feelings."  . " Durkin'B bottles are good when  tbey are full���������that's more than  you can say about the fellow who  gets full emptying them."  ������������������Tho [fellow who's wishing he  had it will never catch up with the  fellow who's trying to got it."  '_' Buying a drink for a bartender  is like paying a conductor's fare."  "A   man   that  io  looking  fo.r  now $1.10.  now 1.20.  now 1.65.  now   2.50.  SALE OF  FISHING TACKLE  FLIES-  50c. a doz.; now 3 doz. for 81.  LEADERS-  10c. each ; now 3 for 20c.  15c. each ; now 3 for 30c.  20c. each ; now 3 for 40c.  30c. each ; now 3 for 50c.  35c. each ; now 3 for 70c.  POLES-  $1.50 each  1.75 each  2.50 each ,  3.75 each  REELS-  ao. 40 reel for 30c.  1.90 reel for 75c.  1.25 reel for 90c.  4.00'reel for $3.00.  LINES-  3 10c. lines for 20o.    ���������  50c. line for 35c.  00c. line for 40c.  $1.50 lino for 95c.  $2.00 line for $1.45.  Terms of sale*���������Cash.  See onr line of Fire Alarms.  ��������� Send us 81-00 for 3 dozen assorted flies.  A. L. WHITE  The Store and Furniture RJan,  Phoenix  Is an' excellent home for the men  who work in the mines. " The dining room is supplied with the best  in the market, aud the rooms are  warm and pleasant. ' The bar contains a fine line' of nerve-bracers  and cigars that'- are a pleasure to  smoke. Drop in aud shake hands  with the proprietor.  J. B. Soone,  Ppopviekott  PROCTER^:  NELSON, B. C.  Real Estate,  Mines,       ���������  Insurance and  Fruit Lands.  CORRESPONDENCE    SOLICITED.  flefcamafOketHbtel  Is the home for all tourists   ���������  and millionaires visiting New -  Denver.   British,' Columbia.  HENRY   STEGE.'   PHOPR.  The Knob Hill  Plio-emix, B. C,  Is half way up tho hill and just  the place to drop in and invest  some pauga for an excellent glass  of beer. The other beverages are  the best in the market.'  Chas. Hagan, Proprietor.  The Kootenay Saloon  Sandon, B. C., has a,line 01 nerve  , , bracers unsurpassed in any mouo-  ���������  tain town 01 the Great West.   A  -   glass of aqua pura given free with  spirits menti.  AppUcutloii fox Trnnsror ot I.Ioongo.  Take Notlco Mint 1 Intend to apply to Mia  Board of Liconso Commissioners of ,lha City of  Ciroonwood at bhoir next sittings for a trajsfor  of tlio Liquor License now hold by mo for Ihe  Gri'cmvood hotol. uHuato on Lota Twonty-one  nnd Twenty, Ulock "D," Plan J8, Cily ot Groon-  wood, 11. C, to Lulgl Fonnn.  Dutod riil* and August, loon.  A. R  MCDONALD.  Pioneer  |4otel...  Gtreem-uood, S. C  The oldest hotel io the city, and still  under tbe 6ame mnnagernent. Rooms  comfortablo, mealn equal to any in the  city, and tho bar appplies only the best.  Corner of Greenwood and Government  streets.  J. W. kelson  Tf?Ej������IOriT HOUSE  Nelson. B. C, Is run on the ''���������"������������������,  the American and European  plan.   Nothing yellow about  the house except the gold in    .  t^esafe. i   *  MeJoi?0   &  Trregilltis  KASLO HOTEL  KASLO B. O,  Is a comfortable home for all  who travel to that city.  CCKTOE $ PAPWOETBT,  Lakeview - Hotel  NELSON, B.,0.  Is a home for Miners.   Bates $1  a day.   All White Help. ^  N. MALLETTE     -     -     PjROPBIETOft  ft Regular monthly -meetings of  ���������^/y Greonwood lodg'o No. 28, A. F.  fyf* & A. M., are held on the first  Thursday in each month in Fraternity hall, Wood block,. Government  street, Greenwood. ViBiting bretbron  are cordially inyited to attend.  JAS, S. BIJCM1B, SeeMtar-r,  WE    llff   Greonwood Miners*'  . F. ���������.fll. Mn������ No- 22������ w-  n     ��������� * ���������   "*��������� F- M., meets overy  Saturday evening In Union Hall, Cooper street, Greonwood, at 7.-8O.  Also in hall <tt  Mother Lode mine  Friday evonlncrs at 7:00.  GEO. HEATHEHTON, Secretary,  The Hotel Slocan  Three Forks, B. C, Is the leading  hotel of the city. Mountain trou*  and game dinHe������ a specialty;  RoomOescrved by telegraph.  fruaH.NiyEN^Fiop  Dealer in Coal, Wood, Ties, Poles, etc.   Heavy Teaming   \  I'M  I  i  ill  1  1*1  h^mmiifmNmmmammmdmmmumMmemmi


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