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 ���������'��������� . ������������������/  7  '>-  Vol.   XVI.  GREENWOOD, B. C, THURSDAY, AUGUST 19, 1909.  Nol-C;-  Passing Throng j  Madden & Pickai-Ji are running'a  liquor store in St; (Maries,   Idaho.  making  Phoenix the lid is getting  the next ten days we will place on sale our  stock of summer goods at greatly reduced  For  entire  prices. *    ���������  Our stock 'ot Ladies' Waists and White wear is very  complete, and, at tlie prices marked, Genuine JBar-  |; gains.    Dry Goods. '        Millinery.  Boots and Shoes. .1  9 -"V* /&&&^l^rt/Qte/%^'%/$_r^r%Q^$>^Wtb/������^'^r>^1i> <&r%rt������r^/^/& ������  PER CENT.  .REDUCTION.  . During the next four- weeks we will sell 150 suits  of clothes at 25 per cent, reduction.  We are determined to "put this town on a dry footing, and have Shoes "arriving daily.  Russell-Law-Caulfield Co;, Ltd.  - Hardware, Groceries, Clothing and Gouts'. Furnishings. "  ���������������*V"&'*'y*&'**V**iV'V*3l/'3*'^*^^  Is the best furnished hotel in the Boundary  district. It is heated with steam and  lighted by electricity. Excellent sample  rooms. The bar is always abreast of the  times, and meals are served in the Cafe  at any hour, day or night.  G. A. McClung, Proprietor.  PHOENIX  Is opposite the Great Northern depot and is a delightful  haven for the weary traveler. Great veins of hot water  run through the entire house, and bathrooms are always at,the service of those in search of material  cleanliness. The dining room is an enemy to dyspepsia,  while the artistic appointment of the liquid refreshment  makes' the drinks go down like eating fruit in a flower  garden, The sample rooms aro the largest in the mountains and a pleasure to drummers with big trunks.  JAS. MARSHALL   *   =       -       PROPRIETOR  W-^^'rfrW'*'"^^  g���������OtiM������������������������OS<SO-WJ5������������������������aGSe������(3G0'S-^  James Buchanan & Co's  BLACK AND.'.WHitEi-'AND:*'  :'���������';:���������  'HOUSE OF 00^Wy^8  GREENWOOD LIQUOR  CO.  IMPORTERS, GREENWOOD, B.G.    |  -The  GREENWOOD  Is situated in tho heart of the city and within  stepping dipbanco of all llio banks, rental!rants,  express, stage, telegraph offices, etc. Tho building is heated with hot water and has a radiator  in ovcry room. Tho bar contains a large variety  of brewed, viuted and distilled beverages suitable to tho tables of a cosmopolitan population.  Como in and havo something.  J. H. GOODEVE - - - PROPRIETOR  '%���������*&-%���������**���������&'''���������&'������������������* "fc^**"^^  The municipal rate  is 22 mills. '���������  orchestra wants  of  Fhoenix   as  in Phoenix  Jack Munroe left last week for  Vancouver.  W. L. Hogg returned to Montreal last Sunday.  J. R. Jackson of Midway was in  the city Tuesday.  John MoKellar "of Eholt expects  to go north this week.  S. T. Larsen of Pock Creek wa9  a visitor in the city Saturday.  The Greenwood Liquor Co. received a carload of Pabst beer last  week.  The Greenwood  Fridolph Werner  leader.  -Born���������Iu Denoro on August  lObh, the wife of G' It. Pieree of a  daughter.  Joe Carron's father died in Ottawa a few il:iys ago, aged nearly  100 years.  Lawrence McElroy and Harry  Matthews will retarn to the Bouudary in a short time from Prince  Rupert.  Leon Lbntier is working- the  First Chance, a claim about two  miles south of the city. The shaft  is down"40 feet.  The gophers take to their holes  this month and do not come out  until April. They have the bear  beaten by several months.  Everything is working smoothly  at tho Mother Lode and the  camp is full of congenial spirits.  This has no reference to the Dutch  club.  C. H. Reeves of Phoenix, previous to his departure for" Now  Westminster, was given a banquet  aud a gold-headed 0-100 by his  friends.  Charles Wilson was in town last  week. In addiiiou to Greenwood  ho is now also manager of P. Burns  & Co's shop in Vernon. He will  probably move his family to Vernon.   -.'*..      *  A general meeting of the Greenwood Riding Conservative association, will- be held in the Old Times  office, Kendell block, on Friday,  August, 27th, at S p. in.' Business  of importance.  Investors in mining propositions  should examine the Argo tunnel  now being run into the mountain  south of town. Ola Lofstad in his  office at the Hotel Ladysmith can  give all the information desired.  Word comes from Ontario that  J. -I. Feeney is seriously ill, due to  exposure while prospecting in the  Gowganda district. His many  friends in the Boundary will wish  him a speedy recovery and return  to God's country.  During the past week a number  of conferences were held between  representatives of the B. C. Copper company and Miners' union  to adjust minor differences that  were overlooked in the general settlement a couple of weeks ago. It  is understood that all differences  have been settled, except the relations of tho parties to each other  in tho next world.  W. T.  Thompson is  trip to  Republic and  Orient  week.  a  this.  Owing to1 the lack of a quorum  there was no council meeting Monday evening.  The ��������� eight-hour day Will . now  prevail in the "glory hole" of the  Mother Lode.  Dr. Simmons returned Monday  from Phoenix, where he had been  since tho 10 inst.  Charles Russell has returned to  the city and is now in thc employ  of F. C. Buckless.,  City Clerk Taylor, Mrs: Taylor  and family returned Saturday from  Rock Creel; after a vacation of two  weeks. "'  The Bruce mine at Midway has  recently shipped seven cars of copper oro to the smelter. It is all  good grado.  Mrs. E. B. Dill .returned to the  city yesterday from Ontario. Mr.  Dill remained in Nelson, and may  locate in Calgary.  Paul S.  Coldrey,  who put the  Le Itoi No.   2 at Rossland  on a  paying basis, will be the now sup  erintendent at the,Mother Lode.  A. H. Noyes returned last week  from a successful trip to Chicago  and points in Michigan. He left  this week ou a short prospecting  visit to Northern li. C.  Miss Annie Prout and A. J.  Jaynes were married in Spokane  last week, returned to tho city  Monday evening and were warmly  greeted by their many friends.  Ou Monday a hot stovepipe set  fire to the roof of a house near the  residence of Mr. Keller in Anaconda. The fire-brigade had a  run but their services were not required.  Alderman Dixon this week completed repairs to the stone work  at tho provincial-government buildings, greatly.improving the appearance of the retaining wall and  foundation.  powder man, and Alderman Buckless of Greeuwood.  . The Roj-al Seal cigar is made in  Nelson and its aroma can be detected in every'B. C. mining csmp.-  It burns slowly and emits a smoke  that is pleasing to the senses.  Midway.     "  ' nay is $20 a ton. - Hay from  Colville can be laid down here for  $18, but it is hot as good as the  mountain hay grown in this section.  After spending' seven years in  the Tanana district, Alaska, A. II.  Elilridge is on a visit to his brother.  narry Eldridge will close his  drug store this month and move to  Vancouver.  It is reported that one of our  most prominent citizens will soon  commit matrimony.  J. H. Bush has gone to Toronto  to visit his relatives.  T. .J. nardy is spending a few  days at the coast.  The C. P. R. depot is painted  green. * - ���������  The Bruce mine is shipping ore  to the Greenwood smelter. It is  tho intention of the' manager to  run a tunnel into the property.  . No arrests have been made in  this town in several months.  Western Float  For 86 50 you can get a*barrel of  Red, White and Blue flour at  Brown's in Ferry, Wash. ���������  Eholt.  Joe Cunningham i3 mixologist  at the Union hotel.  W. S. Torney. will leave for the  coast in a short tima after a ten-  years' residence in Eholt.  SALE OF  FISHING TACKLE  FLIES-  fiOc. a doz.; now 3 doz. for $1.  LEADERS-  10c. each ; now 3 for 20c.  15c. each ; now 3 for 30c.  20c. each ; now 3 for 40e.  30c. each ; now 3 for 50c.  35c. each ; now 3 for 70c.  POLES-  Si.50 each ; now $1.10.  1.75 each ; now   1.20.  2.50 each ; now   1.C5.  3.75 each ; now   2.50.  REELS-  80.40 reel for 30c.  1.90 reel for 75c.  1.25 reel for 90c.  4.00 reel for $3.00.  LINES-  3 10c. lines for 20c.  50c. line for 35c,  (30c. line for 40c.  81.50 line for 95c.  $2.00 lino for $1.45.  Terms of sale���������Cash.  See our lino of Fire Alarms,  Send ns $1.00 for 3 dozen  assorted flies.  A. L. WHITE  The Store and Furniture Man.  A. A. McPhail, .through the B.  C. Teachers' Bureau, has been appointed school teacher at Anaconda. One of his .Spupils at Midwaj-  three years ago t6ok a gold medal  at the coast on the -McGill matriculation examination.  Harry Simmons returned Tuesday from the Arrow lakes, where  he" had, been on the C. P. R. survey for the past Fix weeks. Next  month he goes to Toronto lo resume, his studies at tho dental college iu that city.  F. H. Shepherd of Nanaimo,  chief inspector of mines, was in _  the city this week accompanied by  James McGregor. Just now he is  visiting tho larger mines in the  country, but he will return later  and take in all smaller properties.  Fred B. Holmes left this week for  a mouth's vacation at the coast.  It is said that Fred will double up  in Vancouver. Ho denies this.  Tho Ledge extend** heartiest congratulations, and hopes the years  as they come and go will furnish  numerous causes for congratulations.  Under the auspices of the Misses  Banbury and Norman McLeod a  delightful dance was given in  Boundary Falls last Thursday  evening. Bert McLeod furnished  tho music and tho poetry of motion was followed by coG\*o and  cake. Quite a number of Greeu-  weod people participated in the  pleasant event and another dance  will bo given this month. The  Falls is tho place to have a good  time.  Tho Sappho group of live claims,  two miles this side of Midway, has  been bonded to tho li. O. Copper  Co. for $20,000. Tho life of tho  bond is IS months and supplies  were taken to the properties last  week. Tho owners of the group  aro Joo Caron,_A. J. Linp, Chas.  Johnson, Pete "Benson and W.  Elsou. About $2,000 worth of  work has already beeu done on tho  group by the owners, and good  values obtained in gold, copper  and silver. Copper shows values  of from S to 12 per cent.  Last :r.onth Joo Carron located  nine claims   in tho Sheep Creek  district.    Six of fcheso are  between  Summit creek   and  tho   Bayouue  mine, while the others aro a relocation of   the Princess group near  Erie     Tho   lattor   group   shows  values of from $1S to $30 in gold,  copper and silver.    In '95 and '9(>  Curron  did  considerable work on  tho group,  had them  bonded for  $10,000, but tho prospective buyer  was drowned   boforo   tho  money  was paid over.    A ftor   surveying  these claims ho allowed them to  run out two years ago, and wan  fortunate this summer in finding     The White  that no ono  had rcstaked them, son is next to  Ho expects that a sale will bo made in tho heart  of tho group before tho summer noted for its  elapses.   Associated  with   Joo in shrot orders  these Sheep  Creek  properties  is  Six or seven men are repairing  the road that runs through Denoro. The road to Greenwood  will be improved in a short, time.  .. Some time ago the Northern hotel was entered in the night and a  slot machine relieved of its wealth.  A few nights later a window in  tbe Union hotel was pried open  and after the till was tapped the  intruders carried a slot machine to  a point across the railway, smashed  it with a bar of iron, and touched  it for about $40.  Stewart McGuire,' manager of  Love's drug store iu Phoenix, was  drowned-in Looii lake near Eholt  last Sunday afternoon while in  swimming. T. Mader' and James  Trumper made desperate efforts to  save him," but without success.  Tho body was recovered by grappling irons from Eholt. The young  man came from Stratford, Ontario,  and had relatives in Battleford and  other wi-stesu towns. He was  about 21 years of age. The remains were taken to Revelstoke  for interment.  Dickinson,  well ���������known  Insurance of any kind is a good  investment, whether life, accident  or firo. In Phoenix D. J. Mathe-  son pays particular attention to  this lino of business and those interested should consult him at  their earliest convenience iu person or by mail.  A Hero's Death.  All heroes do not die in front of  the cannon's mouth. They are  found in every walk of life, as was  proved tho other night in Vernon  when the Okanagan hotel was  burned and a brave man went to  his death in order that a woman  might live. To die for others is  tho greatest sacrifice that a man  can make, and he who does it is a  prince among men. The memory  of Archio Hickling will long bn  green in tho mind** of tho������e who  love heroic deed-". The Vernou  News has tho following about  Archie :  ���������' But the hero of thu night was  Archie Hickling, one of the boarders, who gave his life in the ser-  vico of humanity. Ho had all  through thc first terrible scenes of  the lire beeu among tho most ac  tivo in the work of rescue, and  with Mr. Sigalet had made two  trips into tho burning building,  each time bringing out a child.  When ho camo out on the second  occasion his shirt was blazing on  his back, and be was evidently  suffering from severe burns ; just  then ono of tho waiter girls appeared screaming at an upper window. 'I'll gob her or I'll die,' he  exclaimed. Darting into-the hellish chaldron of Hume, smoke and  noxious giiae.1**, ho reached tho girl  and got her out through the window, whence she was speedily rescued ; but heroic Hickling sank  back into the pit of death and was  seen no moro alive. Honor his  memory 1 Ho was an obscure laboring man here; but who can  measure tlio greatness of his character, or estimate the glory of the  reward to which ho has passed?  Widdowson, Assayer, Nelson, B. C.  Houso Cafo in Ncl-  tho postofficc, right  of tho city and is  excellent coffee and  Visitors to (ho city  should not fail to drop in and have  a meal cooked by white labor,  The C. P. R. will build a tourist  hotel ab Nelson.  G. A. Harris of Vernon has  gone to Japan to succeed Preston  as trade'commissioner for Canada.  At tho Fraser river mill.*' the  Hindus are being supplanted by  French Canadians.  During July there were 159  capes before the police court iu  Victoria.  Tho price of Dominion lands in  the Yukon has been increased to  $10 au acre to prevent them falling  into the hands of speculators.  The sawmill at Gerrard is cutting 80.000 feet a day.  E. A. Crease of Nelson and Miss  Marion Lobb were married in Toronto recently.  Prospectors are quite busy in  Poplar Creek district this summer.  In Creston the tomatoes aro ripe  and selling at 5 cents a pound.  J. K. Johnson and R. S. Scru-  ton, ivcently fiom Priuco Rupert,  have bought the Creston Review  from J. J. Atherton.  In Kootenay the Van Roi minos  will treat their ore by the Murex  process. -  -  The assessable property and income in B. C. is nearly 106 millions of dollars.  The B. C. Timber and Forestry  commission will meet in Grand  Forks upon September IS.  The C. P. R. hotel at Revelstoke  has been enlarged and now contains sixty, rooms.  In Coal Creek, five miles from  Fernie, there was a $100,000 lire  Saturday night.  The tunnel on the Society Girl,  near Moyie. is in 700 feet, and it  is expected that the ore body will  be tapped in 200 more feet.  A. C. Garde is collecting ore  specimen's for the Toronto fair.  J. P. Moody has twenty men  working at a Mica mine on Yellow  creek, in the Big Bend country  near Revcl������toke. George T. Newman has moved from Arrowhead  to Vancouver.,  '���������Pat Burns says that wheat is  crowding, .cattle out of Alberta,  and if it continues that province  will some day have to import some  of its meat.  The Great Western Smelting Co.  with a capital'of $000,000 has beeu  formed in 'Frisco to operate in this  province.  Coustable Sampson 'of Fernie  made a handsome capture the  other day. Ho was married to  Mrs. N. E. Mackenzie.'  Peck MacSwain is in New Westminster, and expects to reach Seattle in time for the fair next year.  Blacksmith's coal is being shipped from Hosmer to Nanaimo.  Iu Hosmer tbe largest production of coal for any one day has  been 400 tons.  In Armstrong an agitation has  been commenced to drive the Chinese out of the center of the town.  Coal miners aro wanted at Taber  iu Alberta.  M. A. Kastnor aud Miss Brown  were married in Fernie last week.  The   fruit   growers of Niagara  district in Ontario have formed an  association  to  ship  fruit direct to,  consumers in tho Canadian west.  In Vancouver Charles Palmer of  Revelstoke ran five miles in 27  minutes aud IS sccouds.  The boys havo started a bugle  hand in Revelstoke, and there is  no asylum nearer than New Westminster.  Sam Henry, ono of tho oldest  Chinamen in Naktisp, has made  $1,000 from growing vegetables  and fruits upontone acre of ground  in that town.J  Tho Quesnel Observer is putting  in a Monolino and cylinder press.  Land notices are responsible for  this expenditure iu an old new  camp.  In the Slocan twenty men are  working at tho Payne, and the  same number at tho Mollie Hughes  near New Deliver.  Local men have bought and will  operate the Athabasca mino near  Nelson. Iu tho past it has produced nearly half a million 'dollars  in gold.  Forest fires .-are raging in the  Sheep Creek district.  Last week hogs sold in Portland  for $9.50 a hundred poumds.  Just across the lino Teddy Roosevelt is financially intercfclcil in the  Melhow Trading Co.  Dr. Kingston will build a now  private hospital in Grand Forks to  accommodate thirty patients.  In one day thirty carloads of  new potatoes were shipped from  Ashcroft to the coast.  The first Chinese child-born in  the Okanagan is tho son of Lum  Lock of Kelowna.  Duncan Ross and W. J. Bowser  did nob travel together it) Eur*  In Prince Rupert "Doc" Shehan'  was given five days to collect his  traps and leave the town.   *  There are' three steamboats be-'  twcpn  Quesnell and Fort George.  The Okanagan hotel   in- Vernon "  was burned last week, causing the  death of twelve people.    -"���������"  Premier' M-'Biide and Dr. Young  sailed   from ��������� Vancouver last week '  for Prince Rupert and other.points  in   the north.    They  will return  early in September.  A .company, will work placer  ground on the Similkameen river,  about two milesfrom Oroville.  On the 2Glh Martin Burrell', M.  P.. will lecturo in ��������� .Kelowna upou  fruit.  At Victoria harbor on Georgian  Bay in  Ontario  tlio  C. P. II; will  build the largest elevator in  the'  world.    It  will   hold  twelve millions of bushels.  The tunnel between New York  aud Jersey City cost seventy millions, and it did not cut even a  stringer of ore.  W. F. Thompson, lovingly  known among tho craft as "Wrong  Font," lie is next door to , the  Tribune, and the glowering editors  of the respective sheets aro almost  within reach of each other, wiih  their paste brushes and shear*-..  "Wrong Font" has the same old  bottle of red ink, and keeps it  charged with much of the old  vitrol and cayenne of d-iys of "yore.  The Hon. Wm. Tcmpleman  pledges mail subsidy for steatr-  ship service in and out of Prime  Rupert.  W. M. Law is one of the fne  wardens of Prince Rupert.  Some of the barbers of Prime  Rupert are cutting each ' other i s  well as their customers.  Billy Hark in and Duncan-Re ss  have returned to Vancouver fi\m  Prince Rupert.  The striking of some gold quaitz  in Moose pass has caused a sk m-  pede from Seward, Alaska.  The Princess May recently  brought down from Skaguay ?4,-  000,000 in Alaskan gold, consigned  to Seattle. The pirates missed a  rich lunch.  Captain  John Townsend died in  Vancouver after an operation for ���������  appendicitis.  '".   : ������������������       - -  " "A pyndicat'e'"iia3""p"rospected"'th'e  river between Soda'Creek and Que-'  nel, and staked about Hfty miles  with the intention of working the  bars with dredges.  Robert Walker and. William  Cbinley will be tried at the Clinton assizes for killing a squaw near  Quesnel.  Tho Alberni board of trade has  its tomahawk out for Bill Temple-  man because he did not auswer a  letter abont dredging the Somass  river. Bill is in Dawson and safe  for a short time.  J. Barrett has sold his interest'  in the Tulameen hotel ti W. II.  Lambert, and returned to New  Zealand.  The following prices prevail in  Priiicetou : Hay, $22 per ton at  stack; pototoes, $3 perewt.; butter, 40c. per lb.; small fruits, 10c.  to 15c. per lb.; Hour $5.50 per 100  lbs.; cheese, 25c;per lb.; eegs, 50c  per dozen ; sugar,' $S 50 per cwt.:  beef, 10c. to 20c. per lb.  Tho railway has reached Hedley and caused a sensation amid  some of the citizens.  In tho streams of the Nicola the  B. C. government ha3 deposited  4,000 rainbow trout.  The hop crop iu the'Okanagan is  large this year and labor scarce.  The society conducting tho tuberculosis society at Trauquille  still   require  nearly   $100,000   to  complete new buildings and other  work. Might break the facts to  Rockefeller.  On tlio Campbell a 47 pound  tyee salmon was''recently caught  with a hook and line.  The Fernie council refused an  offer of $500 for their fire hall  team.   .  *������������������  Around Grand Forks tho fruit  crop this year is hardly half an  average. There are hardly any  peaches or apricots, and plum.-*  and apples.are half a crop. With  tho exception of ������������������ strawberries tho  small fruits were good as usual.  Cranbrook will pay $70,000 units waterworks.  About fourteen years ago John  Pick thai of Phoouix bought some  land hear North Vancouver for  $100.    Ib is now worth $40,000.  naif tlio population of Luly-  smith is Scotch, and the obhor half  would like to ho.  Widdowson, Assayer, Nelson, B. C.  Rings of all kinds made to order  upon short notice and sent to any  part of tho country. All kinds  of jewelry repaired and made over  without delay. A largo stock of  clocks, watches, diamonds, etc.  always iu stock.-.. Orders by mail  solicited aiid attended to promptly  nnd in an efficient manner.    E. A. THE   LEDGE.   GREENWOOD,   BRITISH  COLUMBIA.  Returns Home Full of Fear and  Takes to His Bed.  MRS. BOWSER HIS CONSOLER.  Prepares For the Worst, but the Situation Is Changed by the Family Doctor's Diagnosis���������Resumes Old Individuality.  [Copyright,   1909,   by Associated   Literary  Press.]  TIEN the Bowsers sat down  to breakfast the other morning Mrs. Bowser found herself without any appetite,  and, though she tried her best to conceal the fact, Mr. Bowser soon took  notice and said:  "No appetite, oh? ...Well, when I  heard that you had been sloshing  around Iu the rain yesterday I made  up my mind that you would pay for  It."  ' "But I didn't got my feet wot," she  protested.  "Of course you wouldn't own up to  It. No appetite this morning, and you  look as If you hadn't a week to live.  I've talked and talked, but what good  has it done'/"  "I have a little headache, but It will  be gone by noon."  "Gone nothing. I shall come home to  find yon In a raging fever and the  doctor and a trained nurse here. Even  If you !;ve through it you will make  me ?200 cost."  "Any one Is liable to have a headache now and then."  "Headache! Headache! Woman,  don't try to deceive yourself. This is  going   to   be   a   very   serious   matter.  him tea and toast, and though he protested his weakness and want of appetite lie nibbled and sipped, [le felt  better afterward, but he didn't admit  It. On tho contrary, after fetching a  long drawn groan he whispered:  "Why did this come to me, Mrs.  Bowser���������why come to me Instead of  another? "Why am I singled out for a  victim?"  "Because you waded In slush aud  water."  "But I���������I��������� Say, Mrs: Bowser, make  (hose doctors,understand that this is a  case of life or death and that they can  be sued for damages for delay."  Then he sighed. Thou he groaned.  Then he propped and unpropped.  Then he asked If typhoid patients  didn't lose all tho hair on their head,  and when Mrs. Bowser reminded him  thnt lie hadn't any to lose he was not  a bit comforted.  While waiting for three doctors aud  two nurses and other things Mr. Bowser prepared for the worst. For live  or ten minutes he reviewed his past  life and then said to Mrs. Bowser':  "1���������1 am sorry I spoke to you as I  did this morning."  "Oil, thai is all right. I kiiew you  didn't mean what you said."  "But I have said other mean things  to you ��������� hundreds of other mean  things."  "But you regretted them nt once,  and so there is nothing to forgive."  "Mrs. Bowser." he porsistoct with  i|iilvei*ing lip, "if I was to live my  life over again I'd be a better husband  to you. Yes, I would. I wouldn't be  n bulldozer and threaten divorce and  all that. I,wish i could live on. just  to show you how good 1 could be."  ITo was pelted and soothed and  quieted for ten minutes nnd had almost  fallen into a doze when he suddenly  sat up and exclaimed:  "There's the cook! I had forgotten  ���������lbout her!"  "Well, what of the cook?"  "I want to take her hand before 1  die and beg her pardon for finding  fault with her cooking, Call her up  right away."  "But she's gone out this evening for  an hour or two."  "And there's your mother! If you  can't reach her on the phone you must  telegraph. I have been a bad, bad  man to her. 1 want forgiveness. Do  you think sho can forgive me for calling her an old cat and n frump?"  "Yes, I think so. Mother is a very  tender hearted woman, and I think  sho will even put flowers on your  grave. Don't worry about mother.  I'll see that she Is here in time."  STAGECOACH   ROBBERS.  How   the    Express    Companies   Dealt  With   Old   Time  Highwaymen.  It was the treasure box of the Wells-  Fargo   company    which    transported  practically all the gold and silver from  the mining camps that was tlie special  object of the old time stagecoach highwayman.   A shrewd band of robbers  would not hold up a stage unless they  had good reason to think It carried a,  large shipment of gold, and they used  every  means to Dnd  out when these  shipments would be made.   The company, on the other hand, tried to deceive and trap them, and there was a  war of wits as well as weapons.  A favorite method of tbe company when  their stages had beon repeatedly robbed   by   some   band    whose   success,  showed they had inside information as  to the time of shipment was to let a  rumor leak out that on a certain day a  large amount of gold" dust would  be  secretly   sent   out   by   special   stage.  This, of course, would reach the ears  of some of the band and a robbery be  duly organized.   A  spy   would see  a  number of heavy boxes placed aboard  and report all well.   Whon tho highwaymen  halted  the stage the driver  and guard would meekly give up and  crawl to the ground.   Then just when !  thc  bands   had  grown   careless  from I  easy  success   there  poured   from  the,!  loopholcd coach a deadly fire that at:  such short range wiped out the entire j  gang nt the first volley, for the coach '  was a decoy, filled uot with gold, but  with  men  expert with ,the  rifle.   In '  1S00 three bauds were thus blown to '  perdition on the old stage line between '  Virginia City Nov., and Sacramento.  AN  INDIAN- MURDERER.  HALF THE TOIL  of household work Is taken  away when Sunlight Soap is  brought into the home.  For thoroughly cleansing:  floors, metal-work, walls  and woodwork, Sunlight  la the most ecoromlcal both  In time and money. ���������������������������  From  Her Viewpoint  Stout lady (in tlieatrc, to youth who  has asked  her  to remove her hat)���������  Sit. still.   The play isn't (it for a boy  like you to see."  ^^^i********************  THE  STORE  BUYER.  "GET   UK   IN   ON  THE   LOUNGE,'  PUKED.  HE   WIIIS-  Wading In slush and water up to your  knees means something more than a  slight headache, as you will discover.  Well, don't expect any pity from me.  1 take care of myself, and as a consequence no one enjoys better health.  Better telephone for a doctor and  nurse and go to bed. In case I find  you dying when I come home this  evening I will telegraph your mother."  His words sounded heartless, but as  the headache went off in a couple of  hours Mrs. Bowser did not treasure  them up. She rather expected he  would telephone during the day. but  as he didn't she stood on her dignity  and did not call him up. At his hour  for coming home she was feeling fine  and in good spirits, but as she saw  him drop off the car she knew that  something had gone wrong. His shoulders were all humped up, and his feet  shuffled as he walked. He had to drag  himself up the steps, and when she  opened the door for him she exclaimed:  "Why, Mr. Bowser, what on earth is  the matter?"  "Get me in on the lounge," he whispered in reply.  "You are 111! You are trembling all  over!"  "Send for the doctor!" he said as he  Btretehed but on the lounge.  "But tell me about it. When were  you taken? How do you feel?"  "I'm a dying man, Mrs. Bowser!  Was taken With a chill two hours ago.  I'm first hot and then cold all over. I  expected to die in the street car."  Mrs. Bowser looked at his tongue  and felt of his pulse and was quite  Bure that he had only taken cold.  "Did you get your feet Wet yesterday?" she asked as she chaffed his  hands with alcohol.  "I-I guess I did."  "Not a doubt of It I've talked, but  what good has It done? You must  have waded in slush and water up to  rour neck."  Comforts Sick One.  "Do you think���������think I'm going to  die?"  "I can't say as to that, but I shall  preparo myself for the worst. Of  course you can't expect much pity  from me. Any man that will wndo  around In slush nnd water"���������  "I don't want to die!" he interrupted.  "No; I don't want to die and leave you  nnd all else. I'm not nn old man yet.  and we can take a lot of comfort."  "Well, it may be nothing more than  n very serious case of typhoid fever,  but of course we shall hnve to have a  trained nurse and the doctor coming  three times a day."  "Get tho doctor here!" groaned Mr.  Bowser. . "Get him here nt once!   He  mny be able to check this sickness be- j  fore It gets hold of me." j  Mrs. Bowser went to the telephone I  nnd was answered that the family!  doctor was not In and was not expect- j  rd back at his office lo less than three !  bourn.  i Mr. Dowser groaned. Then ho wanted brandy, then to be proppea up,  then to be lowered again. Then lie  asked Mrs. Bowser to look at the  whites of his eyes and report:  "You may pull through," she said in  doubtful tones.  "Then telephone to some other doc-  . tor���������nurses from some hospital. Tell  them to send two of them���������three of  them. ; Get two���������it's Bowser���������Samuel  Bowser, Tell them that I must bo  saved. I don't care If it costs a million dollars'"  Mrs, Bowser didn't telephone to any  doctors and nurses.   Sho simply pretended to.   She was saving Mr, Bow-  ^^jf'ir^lPt.tlic -family_r,dflc]or,_M<*.���������got.  Resumes Old Way.  "And  then  there's tho butcher and  grocer  and  druggist    I   have   raised  rows with them a hundred times over.  I don't want to die and have them saying they are glad old Bowser is dead."  "They shall be sent for in time."  How  many other things  Mr.   Bowser   would   have   brought   up   before  gasping his Inst cannot be told, as the  doorbell rang and Mrs. Bowser admitted the family doctor.   She may have  given him the wiuk as she bustled in  or' she may not.    Be that as it may,  he advanced to Mr. Bowser, felt of his  pulse and  looked at his  tongue and  then said:  "Come, Bowser, get out of this."  "W-what do you mean?"  "Don't play the booby.   Nothing ails  you that a dose of physic won't cure."  "And I'm not going to die?"  "Die  your  grandmother!     You   are  able to go downstairs and shovel over  a ton of coal this very minute."  Ono would have thought, in consideration of his narrow escape from  the grave, that Mr. Bowser would  have remained humble for at least half  an hour, but he didn't. No sooner had  the door closed on the doctor than he  rose up and said:  "Now, Mrs. Bowser, you can see the  difference between a resolute man and  a namby pamby woman. You would  have died half an hour ago, while I  am feeling as well as I ever did in my  life. Be mighty careful how you upset this house again!"        Al. QUAD.  His  Task  of Selecting  "Good  Sellers" \  Is a  Hard One.  Whoever lias had difficulty In decid-!  ing which of two or more articles ou ''  a  counter  he   will  purchase  may  be [  able to appreciate the task which con- i  fronts the buyer of a stock of mer- !  chandise,  says  a   writer  in   Collier's, j  Tho numbers of varieties offered for  selection arc almost beyond belief.   In  tho toy department of a large wholesale house the following figures were  obtained in regard to the goods actually being shown at one time in the sam-.  pie rooms:  Magic lanterns. 250 varieties; boats,  300 varieties; horns, 1,000 varieties;  Christmas tree ornaments, 2,000 varieties; dolls, 12,000 varieties.  In gathering this assortment of  Christmas tree ornaments it was necessary to deal with 7f>0 manufacturers throughout Europe, and the selection of 2,000 samples represents only  a fraction of the samples submitted  by manufacturers.  When it is considered that almost  every person uses dishes at three meals  a day and that the prices of plates  may range from a few cents each to  $1,000 or more a set, it is not surprising to learn that tho same wholesaler  would display iu his sample rooms  over 230,000 varieties of articles in  china.  The buyer has within such ranges of  variety opportunity to "make or break"  the patronage of a store by the wisdom he uses in making his selections.  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  KEEPING CHILDREN WELL.  Every mother should bo able  to recognize and euro the minor  ills that attack her little ones.  Prompt action mny prevent serious illness���������perhaps save a little life. A simple, safe remedy  in thu homo is therefore a.necessity, and for-this purpose  there is nothing else so good  as Baby's Own Tablets. They  promptly cure all stomach and  bowel troubles, destroy worms,  break up colds, make teething  easy and keep children healthy  and cheerful. Mrs. Jos. Lovcs-  que, Casselman, Ont., says:���������"I  have used Baby's Own Tablets  and have always found them  satisfactory. My child has  grown splendidly and is always  good nalurcd since T began using this medicine." Sold by  medicine dealers or by mail at  25 cents a box from The Dr.  Williams' Medicine Co., Brock-  ville, Ont.  **************************  Death docs not end all; tho doctor's  bill invariably survives. ��������� Dallas  News.  Minard's  cians.  Liniment  used  by  Physi  His Fearful Punishment by a Prlrnitiv������  Mexican Tribe.  Speaking of primitive law among  the Mexican Indians brings to mind a  curious case that was told me some  years ago in the state of Oaxaea by an  old Zapoteca chief who had become a  convert to Christianity.  He said that a long while ago. an  American botanist was traveling  through the mountains of Oaxaea  studying the rare and beautiful flora  of that region. He had with hlra a  mozo from another part of the country.  He carried several gold pieces sewed  in the lining of his jacket. The mozo  became aware of that fact, and one  day when the botanist got down on his  knees to drink at a little spring the  mozo cut his head off with a machete,  took the gold pieces and fled to the  higher sierras.  Not long after the body was found  by some Zapoteca Indians who had  seen the botanist in former days  studying the flowers aud plants near  their village. They knew that he was  a harmless and good man because he  loved flowers. All Mexican Indians  love flowers. So they took tho body to  the chief and told him what they had  seen and found. "What!" he said.  "Shall the kind stranger with the  white face who loved flowers nnd  sought not our goods nor insulted our  ^vomen come to such.a dog's death  among us and not be avenged?"  He then dispatched four swift Indian runners in different directions  with orders not to return without the  murderer. After a week's time they  returned bearing the malefactor bound  in their midst. A council of old men  was called, and the case was examined. The guilt of the mozo was proved, as he still had with him the strange  pieces of gold.    ""  Then the old chief gave the sentence. It was speedily performed.  They led the trembling murderer to  the center of the little plaza. Thpre  four green stakes were driven in the  ground. The murderer was stripped  naked and stretched by the wrists and  feet in the air among the four stakes,  to which he was lashed. Then the Indians made a great heap of unslaked  lime under the wretched man's body,  and when the heap touched his breast  and sides they poured water over It  until the scalding stenm of the burning lime had cooked all the flesh from  the bones. Then they took the bones  and threw them into a hole on the  mountain side.  And so was' the stain of the murdered man's blood covered and vengeance was wrought by the Indians in  behalf of "the white stranger who was  good and loved flowers."  Very Grand Opera.  During the grand opera season, Co-  vent Garden, London, is the most expensive theatre in the world. There  is, of course; the half-crown gallery,  but the rest of the.house is charged  for at rates that are clearly intended  for tlie very rich, especially as boxes  and seats are let for the entire season.  A box at Covent Garden costs from  $1,N0 to $2,500 for the season, the  price varying according to the number of performances per week it ia  taken for.- For a single, night the  charge is $42 to $12.50, but these are  practically unprocurable on the best  nights of the season. It is the custom for the leaders of society to book  up all the boxes, and most of the  stalls, for the whole of the period  during which opera is being performed, and when they are not able to be  there they lend their boxes to their  poorer relations.  Zam-Buk Cures Sunburn  Railways and   Real  Estate.  All over thc West, writes the Winnipeg correspondent of The Standard  of ^Umpire, there is a distinct move-  men', in real estate. With ��������� the increased railway facilities over last  year an enormous amount of development is promised. The news from the  West tells of -towns springing up all"  along the new lines of railways. In  nearly every town there are at least  a dozen new business buildings in  course of erection, and large sums  arc being spent throughout on improvements. The land along the  Grand Trunk Pacific line is filling in  rapidly, and thc great influx of settlers is performing miracles in the  small villages, which are taking on  the appearance of towns with amazing rapidity.  Don't have your vacation spoiled by  the pain of sunburn; and don't have  your skin permanently freckled from  the same cause. ���������*'  Zam-Buk contains herbal extracts,  and juices which not only ease the  pain of sunburn, but prevent unpleasant results from it. Zam-Buk applied  to a bad burn gives speedy ease, ft  also soothes blisters, aching feet,  chafed places,' insect stings, etc. See  that you take it with you to the country! ���������     ���������  Mothers should know that for baby's  chafed places^it is better than powder,  Also for heat rashes, eczema, prairie  itch, etc. Sufferers from piles will  find it indispensable. All druggists  and stores.  Within'a circle of sixty miles, in  diameter, with its centre in,New York,  there arc more telephones than-in all  Great Britain.  Hope.  "Havo you seen the account In this  morning's papers about Dr. Cutting  having brought a dead man back to  life?"  "No. ��������� Did he do that?"  "Yes. It was a wonderful demonstration of his skill."  "Well, I shall be more hopeful now  than I have been for some time. If he  can bring the dead back to life he may  be able to bring back the book he borrowed from me about two years ago."  ���������"Chicago Record-Herald.  Mothers can easily know when their  children are troubled with worm's, and,  they lose no time in applying the best  of    remedies���������Mother Graves' Worm  Exterminator.  Weary���������Wotchda fishin' for?    ,'  Willie���������I like it.  Weary���������Ghee! Dat looks like work  ���������to mo.  Willie���������Tt ain't. Dere ain't no fish  in dis crick an' I don't haftcr pull 'em  out.���������Cleveland Leader.  An  Unequal  Load  Harry left the breakfast table with  an exaggerated limp. His mother  asked anxiously, "Why, Harry, have  you a lame foot?"  Little brother Bob solved the problem with, "Maw, he ain't loaded  even. He's got more flapjacks down  on one side thunon the other."   ���������  Those   Missing Arms  Venus was telling her friends about  her missing arms.  "T lost them in a revolving door  while trying to attend a sale of peach  '-askul hats," she whispered.  Mr. Highmore���������Going to take a run  over, to Europe, are you?   Cui bono?"  Mr.   Pneurich���������No,   I  think     not.-.  Mostly   London   and   Paris.���������Chicago  Tribune.        ^  Stranded.  Kettledrum a Perfect Instrument.  The kettledrum. Gabriel Cleather  contended, was perfectly competent to  produce atmosphere as well as rhythm.  Even to tune the instrument three  things were required���������a perfect musical ear. a flue sense of.touch and five  years' experience. After playing over  a kettledrum melody written eighty  years ago from Meyerbeer's "Robert le  Diablo," Mr. Cleather continued, "I  venture to say that outside of the  musical profession uot one person In  a hundred of those who listen to an  orchestra In England today knows that  timpani have notes and can give out a  melod3*." No instrument, he added,  had a greater range of power than  the kettledrum, for none could be  played more softly and none had greater penetrating power.���������London Standard.  A man doesn't always go in  right direction when he follows  inclination.  tho  his  They Cleanse While They Cure.���������  The vegetable compounds of which  Parmelee's Vegetable Pills arc composed, mainly dandelion and mandrake, clear the stomach and intestines of deleterious matter and restore  the deranged organs to healthful  action. Hence they arc the best remedy for indigestion available to-day.  A trial of them will establish the truth  of this assertion and do more to convince the ailing than anything that  can be written of these'pills.  A Promising Apprentice  Carpenter���������Now, I told you this  morning to grind all the tools during  my absence.   Got ���������'em all done?  Apprentice���������All but the saw, sir. I  haven't finished that yet. -  Carpenter���������How's that?  Apprentice���������Haven't got all the  gaps out of it yet, sir.  Art In Selling Hats.  "It makes you look small," says the  saleslady to the big woman who is  trying on tbe hat. Sold.  "It makes you look plump," she says  to the slender woman. Sold.  "It makes you look young," she says  to the obviously middle aged woman.  Sold.  "It makes you look tall," she says to  the short woman. Sold.  "It makes you look short," she saya  to the tall woman. Sold.  "It brightens your face," she says to  the dark woman. Sold.  "It brings out your color," she says  to the pale woman. Sold.  And all the hats were alike. .,  Infuriated Sportsman( showing bullet-punctured hat)���������You manslaughter! ug young imbecile! Do you see  what you've done?  My dear chap. It's my hat you've  been sporting all day, and if I don't  mind, I don't sec why you should.���������  Life.  THE FINEST TEA  The  World Produces  Sold only in sealed  load   packets  At all Grocers.  SCHOOL OF MINING  A COLLEGE OF  APPLIED SCIENCE  Affiliated to Queen's Unfbersity  .KINGSTON, ONT.  For  Calendar  apply   to  tho  Secretary.  THE   FOLLOWING COURSES ARE OFFER BIJ(  I.     POUR .YEARS' COURSE! FOR  -  DRGHlili OK U.Sc.  II.    Til It KG YF.AItS' COIUSK l?������������ll  DIPLOMA,  a. Mining   EuslnoerliiK.  1>. C'lif-nilNtry   nml   .IIJiirrnloG-jr.  ������r.  Mlncrnlo/ij* nnd ('rnlogy.  d. Clii-niloiil   RmilniTrlug.  e. Civil KnclnccrlnR.  f. Mi-rliiuilcnl Hnurln������*orlnjc.  St.  ICU-i-'rk-ul  Eii|*-Ini*i'rlii(*-.  h.   Itl'ilii-.-.'}- anil  Public Health.  I.  I'owor   llevelopmrnt.  Aeronaut���������This certainly out-Crusoes  Robinson Crusoe.���������Harper's Weekly.  A Quandary.  "A necklace of diamonds has been  stolen from me!" said Mrs. Cum rot.  "Aren't you going to notify the police?"  "I don't know what to do. It does  seem rathpr classy to be robbed of  Jewelry, and yet I hate to have people  think that I'd ever miss n little thing  like a necklace."���������Washington Star.  A German  Memorial to Napoleon.  It will come as uews to most persons  that there exists in Germany a monument to Napoleon I. This curiosity is  to be found about eleven miles from  Alzeny, In the grand duchy of Hesse.  The monument Is situated near tho  Vorholz hunting lodge, at the summit'  of a wooded hill, and the spot is known  as Napoleon's garden. It is a dwarfed  pyramid of three sides, rather more  than three feet In length. Upon it  stands the inscription, in Latin, French  and German, showing that it commemorates the marriage of Napoleon I. to  Marie Louise, grand duchess of Austria, on April 1, 1S10.-London Globe.  Pills of Attested Value.���������Parmelee'.i  Vegetable Pills arc the result of careful study of the properties of certain  roots and herbs, and the action of  such as sedatives and laxatives on the  digestive apparatus. The success the  compounders have met with attests  the value of their work. These pills  have been recognized for many years  as thc best cleansers of the system that  can be got. Their excellence was ie-  cognized from tlie first and they grow  more popular daily.  WHEN  KITTY SINGS.  Waiting Her Choice.  "But." pleads the ardent young millionaire, who has secured the license  to marry the beautiful chorus gh*L  "why should we postpone our marriage for two weeks? We can just as  well run around to the minister, have  the ceremony performed and start on  our boney"���������  "It looks all right from where you  sit," she interrupts him. "But I  wouldn't even get a look in for press  notices if I got married this week  while all those grand opera stars are  taking up the space. Pet, the best  wedding notice we'd get would be a  line in the vital statistics."  fSEND  FULL DESCRIPTION  Of Your Farm, Whether Improved or Raw  Land.    I CAN SELL IT FOR YOU.  I have customers from all over the 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  "Fourteenth" Louis.  It Is a singular fact that If you want  to recollect the prominent events of  the life of Louis XIV. nil you have to  do is to resolve the dates at which  they  took  place into  the  figure  14.  Thus Louis XIV. became king in 10-13  under a regency when five years old;  add l-G-4-3��������� M. Again, he was born on  the   fourteenth   day   of   September;  count the words "day of September,"  nnd you wilbfind them to be fourteen.  Again, he became of age at fourteen,  the  legal   age  for  kings  of   France.  Again, he began his personal government nt the death of Mnzarln In 1GG1;  add 1-G-G-l���������14. Again, he reigned seventy-two years; multiply 7 by 2���������14.  Again, he died nt seventy-seven���������add  7-7-14.   Again, his father, Louis XIIL,  died May 14, 1G43; add 1-0-4-3-14. His  grandfather, Henry IV., died May 14.  Louis XIV. died In 1715 and so kept  tho 14 up even to his death, for add  1-7-1-5-14.  Went Papa One Better.  "I love you very much, papa," said  five-year-old Willie as he crawled up  on his father's knee.  "And I love you, too, Willie, when  you nre good." replied the father.  "But, papa," continued tlie little fellow, uot to be outdone, "1 love you  just the same, even when you ain't no  good."  He Was Warned.  Mrs. Jones���������Did you really expect tne  to accept you the night you proposed?  Mr. Jones���������Yes, love. Just before I got  to your house I heard a dog howl three  times, saw (he moon over my left  shoulder and wulked under a ladder.  When Kitty sings, by Jlnss,  'TIs then the welkin rings!  l'vo never heard It ring, but well I know  Twould ring "If Kitty's voice had half a  show.  When Kitty sings, by jocks,  The very woods and rocks  The sounds prolong  And add wild elfin echoes to her song!  When Kitty sings the lark  Stops singing In the park.  Pull *n ell he knows no one would hear or  care  For  lilm  -A-hen  Kitty's  voice  Is  ringing  there.  When Kitty sings, you know,  Even the stately crow  Forbears to caw-  Just  from  respect,   the  rogue,   for harmony's law!  When Kitty sings I swear  And sink down In despair,  For when her voice my heartstrings smite.  I sit entranced; 1 cannot write.  1 sometimes wish she'd stop,    _.,  But hint I daro not drop  For fear she'll go���������  For Kltly Is our cook, you know!  -Will S. Gldley In New York Times.  Caught Bending.  Professor Cube Root's class of geometrical geniuses were receiviug instructions. They were first taught that  a circle was a thing like this���������O. They  then learned that a straight line was  one without wabbles in it, so .  "Now, boys," said Professor Root,  "can any of you describe to me what  a half circle is like?"  Up shot half a dozen grasping hands.  "Well, Teddy," said Professor Root,  "let's hear your definition of a half  circle first"  "Please, sir," answered Teddy, "It's  a straight line caught bending."���������London Express.  Leading Farm Lands Agent  807 FIRST STREET EAST CALGARY, ALBERTA  See the Miniature Farm in my Office during Provincial  Fair  Speaking Trumpeta.  Alexander Ihe Great Is said to havo  used a speaking trumpet.  To know how to woll Is the great  Bcercl of sucepss.-Do Mnltre.  A Light Touch.  Wlckwlre-I like Timmins' stories.  He has such a light touch. Slmmlns���������  Yes; that's one thing In TImmlns'  favor. He rarely strikes one for more  than two or three dollars.���������Indianapolis Journal.  Disliked the Other Kind.  Philanthropic Caller (with subscription pupor)���������I shall ask your attention  only a moment, sir. Are you a friend  of the dumb brutes? Shorty McQIunls  -You bet-I am! That's why I hate  cats, parrots and donkeys.���������Chicago  Tribune.  Luminous   Idea.  "Crigsby," says the friend, "I'll be  hanged If I can see how it is you always get the best there is to cat In every restaurant you patronize, and yet  you never tip the waiters a cent."  "I've got the greatest seheincvon  earth," says Grigsby proudly.  "What is it?"  "If you'll promise not to give it  away," replies Grigsby, "I don't mind  telling you that when I give my order  I pretend to be the owner of n rival  restaurant."���������Chicago Post.  Knew He Was Safe.  "You seem to be going home In a  very cheerful manner for a man who  has been out all night."  "Yes. You see, my wife 13 an amateur elocutionist, and she's saving her  volco for an entertainment tomorrow  night."  >WWtJ������m*m,mM>i>W!iutiMm>rr**u  offer you more of  Better Toilet Tissue for the Same  Money than any  Other Make on the Market..  Made in Every Knownw Form   and   Variety/  and Every Sheet Guaranteed   Chemically Pure.  Always Everywhere in Canada Ask For EDDY'S MATCHES  BB  mimm/iam  As Ho Remembered It.  "Shadbolt, did you ever hnve a touch  of anything like the appendicitis?"  "Once, nave you forgotten, Din-  guss, that when you were operated on  torAt you touched me for an even hundred'/"���������Chicago Tribune.  Not His Fault.  Madame ���������What do  you  coming  home at 3  In the  Monsieur���������I ash-share you, ra'dcar, lss  not my fault.   Tho cafe has only Jiwia  iihut up.���������Illustrated Bits.  mean  by  morning?  say  Extrcmoly Indolent  Mr. Timlu'd���������What would you  if I threw you a kiss?  Miss Flyrt���������I should say that you  are tlio laziest man that I liad ever  met.  Tho Financial Menagerie.  "Wero you a bull or a bear In Wall  street?"  "Neither,"   answered   tho   cautious  man.   "Not having funds to Invest, I  was a giraffe.   I Just rubbernecked."���������  ~yy!ft?h.Uy{ion���������Star.  Small Girl���������"Why doesn't baby  talk, father?" Father���������"lie can't talk  yet, dear. Young babies never do."  .Small Girl���������"Oh, yes, they do. Job  did. Nurse read to me out of the  TJilile how Job oiirscd thu clay he was  born!"���������Tit-Bits,  To commonplace people the extrnor-  ���������linary seems impossible.���������De Reti.  The Bore���������The year 1809 seems to  have boon a very popular one for  birthdays.  Tlie Impatient I'Milor���������Yes; it's too  had you didn't utilize it.���������Cleveland  1'laln Dealer,  "How was it '''lion got Into such  deep water?" "I suppose il was because of her falling off J11 her bridge  play."���������Ex.  No. 740.  Mufflnri voices must  able in warm weather.  Im urioomfort-  SHOE POLISH  BRIGHT AND  INSTANTANEOUS  One application���������two rubs���������and  your shoes are shined for three days.  "2 in 1" softens the leather-  keeps out moisture���������won't stain the  clothes���������and emancipates you from bottles,  mops, brushes and hard  work. No substitute  even half as good.  ���������**%������������������-  POLK  10c. and 25c. Tins  ty*"*5  f������\  210  ���������/ THE   LEDGE,   GREENWOOD,   BRITISH COLUMBIA.  THE DOSE IN TIME.  'THAT _SAVED- .NINE  DODD'S    KIDNEY    PILLS   CURED  DAN  McGEE'S BACKACHE.  He Used the Old Reliable Kidney  Remedy and found a speedy and  complete cure for his trouble.  ���������Tames Kiver, Antigonish Co., N.S.  (Special).���������It has again been proven  ,in the case of Mr. Dan McGee, a well  known farmer living near here, that  backache is only a symptom' of kidney .trouble, and that Dodd's Kidney  Pills cure it quickly and completely.  "I suffered from Backache for" two  months," Mr. McGee states. "It  started from, a strain and grew steadily worse. I also had occasional at.  tacks of Lumbago. I was always tired  and at times my eyes were puffed  and swollen. In the mornings I had  a bitter taste in my mouth.  "Then I decided to try Dodd's Kid.  ney Pills, and the result is that to-day  I am a well man. I advise all persons  suffering from Backache or Lumbago  to iise Dodd's Kidney Pills."  Mr. McGee caught his Kidney Dis-  ease in its early stages, and Dodd .*���������  Kidney Pills cured it almost at once  Neglected Kidney Disease develops  into Rheumatism, Dropsy, Bright's  Disease or Heart Disease., Dodd's  Kidney Pills will cure any and all  of those.  Where  Ignorance is Bliss  Mistress���������Look here, ��������� Susan,  I can  write my name in the dust upon this  table.  Susan ��������� Ah, mum, there's nothing  like eddication/is there, mum?  Attacks of cholera and dysenterv  come quickly, there seldom being any  warning of the visit. .Remedial action  must be taken just'as quickly if rhe  patient is to be spared great suffering  and permanent injury to th*j lining  membranes of the bowels. The readiest preparation for the purpose is Dr.  J. D. Kellogg'a Dysentery Cordial. It  can be got at small cost at any drug  store or genoral dealer's, and it will  afford relief before a doctor can be  called.  TOWN OF GOLD BRICKS.  Wealth  Found  In the  Walls of Mexican Adobe Houses.  There are many remarkable towns  In Mexico, but none - more Interesting than Guanajuato, "the hill of the  frog." ' It might more properly be  called the "gold brick town," for the  houses have been found to contain  much gold.  This is a curious situation, but it  came about naturally. Guanajuato-  pronounced Wah-nah-wahto���������Is one of  the oldest mining towns in Mexico, hut  the value of the place-as a town .was  discovered when a railroad company  decided to build a station there. It  was found necessary to tear down  about 300 adobe buildings, which were  made of the refuse of various' mines  after the ore was extracted.  When it became known that the old  adobe buildings would be torn down  pieces taken at random were assayed  It.was found that because of the old  process, which left much gold and sll-.  ver. they assayed from $���������'* to $24 a ton.  The mean 'value was estimated to run  about $8 gold a ton. ������  .The old buildings have brought about  $30,000 Mexican, In gold, and persons  who have built since the new machinery has been Installed In the mines  are bemoaning the fact that the new  houses do not contain as much gold as  the old.  USE OF  PILLOWS.  Why She Knew  She���������Mr. Reid is a man (.1 superior  intelligence."  He���������How do you know tnal?  Slie��������� Because he admiltjd that I  knew more than he did.  $100 Reward, $103.  Tho readers of this pnper will be pleased to leam  that there Is at lcniit ona drcaucd dlaeuie that si-icuce  has been able to cure In all Its stance, and tlmt Is  Catarrh. Hall's Catarrh Cure Is thc only positive  cure now known to the medical fraternity. Catarrh  being a constitutional disease, requires a constitutional treatment. Hall's Catarrh Cure Is taken Internally, acting directly upon the blood and mucous  surfaces ol the system, thereby tiestroylnir the  foundation ol thc disease, and giving the patient  strength by building up the constitution and assisting nature In dolus Its work. The proprietors have  to much faith in Its curative powers that they oflei  One Hundred Dollars (or any case that It (alls U>  cure.   Send for list of testimonials  Address F. J. CHENEY & CO.. Toledo, 0.  Bold by all DruKKlsts, 73c.'  Take Hall's Family Fills lor constipation.  Mrs. Gillet���������So tbere is a tablet in  your transept to her memory.   Did she  do anything to bring people into the  'church?  Mrs. Perry���������Well, she   wore a   new  hat every Sunday for three years.  A  Habit That Is Unnecessary and at  Times May Be Harmful.  "Pillows are little more than a fad  and a rather harmful one at thnt."  said a Germantown doctor. "They  should, indeed, only be used by those  who sleep on their sidps, as they nre  really injurious to others. When you  sleep on your side your shoulder prevents your, head from lying level on  the bed, and pillows are useful to  raise the head to this level.  "The natural and most healthful position for the ordinary person In sleeping is for one's head to be kept perfectly even, just as it would be standing up. Now, for tbe one who lies on  his back while sleeping no pillow is  needed to keep the head in this position, nnd yet 99 per .cent of the persons who sleep on their backs use pillows, while those who sleep on their  sides use far more pillow than is necessary.  "People' get used to having their  heads and shoulders propped high up  and imagine They could not sleep any  other way; but, as a matter of fact, if  they would try Weeping with little or  no pillow they would not only find that  they would feel better In the morning,  but also would actually bo more comfortable in bed and sleep much sound,  er thoughout the night."  If allowed to roum over your housi.  those few innocent-looking house flics  may cause a real tragedy any day, as  they are known to be tho prineipa  agents for the spread of those deadly diseases, typhoid fever, diphth������i*u  and smallpox.  A Safe   Prophecy  Mrs. Jones���������And you really mean  to tell me that a clairvoyant foretold  your late husband's death?  Mrs. Smith���������Yes, indeed. She said  there were brighter days in store for  me.  A woman specially likes a man's  compliments when probably he  doesn't mean them.  Ethel���������Mother, Miss Bruce told us  such a funny thing about the cuckoo  to-day. (Mysteriously.) It doesn't  lay its own eggs.���������Punch.  Nodd���������"Have they started to build  your new house yet?" Todd���������"I  think so, I'heard the architect say it  wouldn't be necessary for him to go  there any more."���������Town and Country.  Queen's University  I   r   \\ KINGSTON  and College  Ontario  ARTS  EDUCATION  THEOLOGY  MEDICINE  SCIENCE (Including Engineering)  Students registering for the firs!  time* before Octobei 21st, 1909, may  .complete the Arts course without attendance.  For Calendars, write the Regigtrat  GEO. Y. CHOWN, B.A.,  ��������� - Kingston. Ontario  Ifj.-a beautiful brown wood  fc<i~"*.ui mr floors and other un-  painted wood work, that will  effectually exterminate  At the Head.  It is stated in Mr. and Mrs. PenneH's  "Life of James MacNeill Whistler" iu  that part which relates to his brief  West Point career that the great  American painter was not "soldierly in  appearance, bearing or habit." Whistler's horsemanship is said to have  been hardly better than his scholarship. According to General Webb, it  was not wholly unusual for him at  cavalry drill to go sliding over his  horse's head. On such occasions Major Sackett, then in command, would  call out:  "Mr. Whistler, aren't you a little  ahead of the squad?"     s  According to Whistler's version to  the Penuells, Major Sackett's remark  was:  "Mr. Whistler, I am pleased to see  you for once at the head of your  class."  She Almost Remembered.  Little Josephine, aged four, was intently studying the pictures in a book  and seemed very much interested In a  picture of Charles Dickens.  Taking the book to her mother, she  inquired who It was.  "That is Dickens, dear," said her  mother.  The picture was wonderfully fascinating to the little girl, and when her  big sister came from college in the  evening she ran and got the book,  turned to tbe picture and said:  "Sister, see! This is a picture of Mr.  Darn."  Her sister replied, "No, dear, that  is Mr. Dickens."  "Well," said Josephine. "I knew it  was some kind of a swear word."���������Delineator.  Concrete Church.  "Colonel, we want a contribution  from you to help build a mission  church."  "Judge, you know well enough that,  while I nm In sympathy with morality  and religion, I don't believe in churches  In the abstract, and"���������  "Neither do I. colonel. We're going  to build this one of concrete."     ��������� .  Changed Her Mind.  '���������Nearsighted Lady-The boy who Is  tiylng to tie that tin can to that poor  dog's tail ought to be thrashed within  nn inch of his life���������the horrid llttlo  brute! Maid-It's your boy, mum.  Nearsighted Lady-My boy? Maid-  Yes, mum. Nearsighted Lady���������Tell  hliii If he'll stop I'll give him some  enke.  It  can   bo   rubbed   over  any  paint or varnish except white  paint.  It will not rust metal and can  be rubbed  with a cloth over  bed  springs if  vermin infest  tlio bedsteads.  Has a slight tarry odor, which  passes off in a few days.  $2.00  PER  GALLON.  If your   storekeeper does not  keep It, write Sales Manager,  CARBON OIL WORKS, Ltd.  WINNIPEG,   CANADA.  Manufacturers  of  "COWL  BRAND"  Oli S'loclnltlos.'  A Frank Confession.  Watchmaker-Your watch seems to  be errntlc. Have you had It near a  powerful magnet? Customer (confus-  edi-Why, I was cnrrlage riding last  evening with Miss Brlght.-Jewelers'  Circular.     |  Thorp Is n fellowship among the virtues by which one great, generous lm<'  pulse stimulates another.���������Garfield.  Mr. Thomas Wylie (Box 384), Gait,  says:���������"It was ths luckiest day of my life  when I struck PSYCHINE, for I truly believe I shouldn't be alive now but for that.  "A neglected cold wm the beginning  of m/ trouble, and what se med'fto be a  simple ailment, soon developed into a serious and dangerous condition. I got so low  that it was scarcely possible for me to walk  around, and I lost so much flesh that I  looked like a skeleton. I was just about  ready to'hand In my checks,' although  only 20 years of age. The medicine the  doctor gave me m de me worse and f got  disgusted.   Then I struck PSYCHINE."  <?PSYCHINE did m-racles for me. The  first bottle gave me new life and cour ge,  and in less than no time I began to put on  flesh rapidly,and I felt I was on ths high road  to recovery. My appetite returned, and I  'ate like a hunter,' as the saying goes.  My frienis were surprised, and hardly  knew me. In three months I was as strong  and well as ever, and returned to work in  the mill. I have not had a day's illness!  since Nobody could wish for be:ter health !  than I enjoy, and it is all owing to PSY- j  It should be in everybody's  clinches )de sneakin' s'picion  I's had  CHINE,  hands.  For Coughs, Coldi, Lost of Appetite,  Throat. Lung and Stomach Trotfble,  tuke Piychine, Drugg sts and Stores  sell at 50c and $1.00. Send to DR. T.  A. SLOCUM, Limited, Spadina Avenue,  Toronto, for a TRIAL FREE.  -      THE SEPARATION.  Why One  Victhn  Lost   Faith  In  Side  Whiskered Brethren.  "Uh-whilst yo' was gone," said  Brother Smathers, relating tho news  to Brother Buckaloo, who had been on  a Journey, "a gen'leman 'peared on do  scene yuh wid de noration dat he was  a clarryroyant and de seventh son o'  suppin���������I dunnah" what���������and was  gwine to hold a secession In de lodge  hall and show signs and wonduhs for  de modest sum o' two bits for folks  aud 10 cents for betwixt sized chil-  d'en; po'tly pussonage, wid a striped  vest and woolly side whiskers, nnd  'bout the shade, he was, of de opposite  side of a fish."  "Wisht I'd a-been dar," enviously  remarked Brother Buckaloo.  "Wisht yo' had, sah, uh-kazo I likes  sympathy. "Well-uh, de side whiskered gen'leman took de money at de  do', and de house was plumb pneked,  and den he blowed out de lights and  'nounced in a grizzly voice for everybody to set right still, uh-kaze for do  fust spearmint he was uh gwine to  whirl in" and separate delr souls fum  delr bodies."  "Mum-mum-muh Lawd, sah! Did he  do it?"  "Not so's yo' could notice it. We  dess sot and sot nnd waited aud waited, and himeby a gamblln' man dat  wasn't skeered begun to snnwt, and  den he lit a light, and, behold, thepuh-  fessnh was gone! He'd done separated  us smabt growed folks fum our two  bits apiece and de innycent child'en  fum delr dimes nnd was gone fum us.  Dat's all dar was  to it,  'ceppin'  It  for, lo, dese many days dat a nigger  wid side whiskers dess natu'aily kain't  be right."-St. Louis Post-Dispatch.  VISITING  CARDS.  Be  His   Bluff Called  "Scuse me,, ma'am," said the husky  hobo, "but I'm hungry crnuff f eat a  raw dog."  "Well," replied the woman on tho  hack porch, "just wait hero a second  and I'll call ono up for you."  But the h. h. was trying to boat his  own getaway record down the pike.  Minard's  Friend.  Liniment,    Lumberman's  A Now York woman hit her husband  with a flatiron for noting exception to  her statement that Portugal is in  South America. He was a fool. If a  man's wife says that Portugal is in  South America it is.���������Richmond  Times Dispatch.  "Isn't it a shame to keep those poor  lions caged." "Lady," answered the  keeper at the zoo, "they're much happier mill safer there than they would  be roaming the African jungles."���������  Washington Star.  Great Britain now has 4*14 fighting  ships under twenty years old, against  the 200 of Germany and tho 233 of  France. The English battleship fleet  numbers 50, against the -12 of Germany  and the 24 of France, while tlie arm*  ored cruisers number, respectively, 39  12 and 22.. England lias now G8 submarines and 171 destroyers, against  the 8 submarines and 97 destroyers of  Germany. So it still seems fairly safe  to say that Britannia rules the waves.  To mark table linen: Leave the  baby and some jam alone at the table  for five minutes.���������Judge.  For Women's  Needs  Every woman should fortify herself  against those weaknesses and derangements which are usually present at times when Nature-makes  extra demands upon the system.  For women's special*>ai'ments  there is no known remedy so safe  and reliable as  Names    and    Messages    Used   to  Scribbled on Playing Cards.  It is somewhat curious that so useful an Invention as the visiting card  should have been uuknown to society  until comparatively recent times. Yet  150 years ago the carte de vislte did  not exist. The belles of the seventeenth century used nothing in the  shape of a name card, or "ticket,"  as It was afterward called. Invitations to routs and drums as well as  names and addresses were written  across the backs of playing cards,  which in those days were made with  a -white reverse and innocent of the  intricate pattern familiar to us in  modern times.  Mary Wortley MoDtagu, a lady of  ton, says the Connoisseur, would be  apt to use a red playing card���������a queen  of hearts���������for ordinary social purposes,  while an amorous beau inscribed his  name and the most tender of inquiries  on the back of a jack of spades. The  great world of the seventeenth aud  eighteenth centuries was n small  world. It was rigidly exclusive. Living in the same quarter of the town,  the quality sent,each other scribbled  messages by tho haud of a favorite  page. Society, in a word, was informal in the midst of stately formalities, and we have no difficulty in believ.  ing the Comtesse de Bolgne when sho  tells us that in 1S00 Lady Harington  used to trot up and down Bond street  picking up guests for a party for the  same night.  INDIGESTION CURED  EVIDENCED PLENTY  Your Neighbors Can Tell You of Cures by  Dr. Williams' Pink Fills,  Every case of indigestion, no matter how. bad, can   be cured   by   Dr,  Williams' Pink Pills.   Not only cured,  but cured for good.   That's a sweeping   statement   and   you   are   quite  right in demanding evidence to back  it.    And it is backed by evidence in  plenty���������living  evidence  among  your  own neighbors,   no   matter' in   what  part of  Canada you live.    Ask your  neighbors and they will tell you of  people in your own district who have  been cured     by Dr. Williams'* Pink  Pills, .of dizziness, palpitation,    sour  stomach, sick headaches, and the internal pains of indigestion.   Dr. Williams'  Pink  Pills cure because they  strike   straight   at  the   root    of    all  stomach troubles.     Thoy make new,  ricli blood,   and   new   blood   is   just  what the stomach needs to set 't Wght  and   give   it  strength   for   its   work.  Mrs.    Geo.    E. Whitened,    Hatfield  Point, N.  B., says:    "I am glad to  hove an opportunity to speak in favor  of Dr. Williams' Pink Pills, for they  deserve   all   the  praise  that  can   be  given them.    I was a great sufferer  from   indigestion,   whieli   was   often  accompanied by naausea,   sick   headache and backache.    As a result my  complexion was very bad and I had  black rings under tlie eyes.   I took a  great deal of doctor's  medicine,  but  it never did  more than give mc the  most temporary relief.   About a year  ago I  was advised to give Dr.  Williams'  Pink  Pills a trial.    Before  I  had taken a couple of boxes I found  relief,  and by  thc time I  had  used  a  half  dozen  boxes  I  found  myself  feeling like a new woman,    with    a  good appetite, good digestion, and a  clear complexion.   I can strongly recommend Dr. Williams' Pink Pills for  this trouble   and   advise  similar   suf-  ferers to lose no time ih taking them."  Dr.  Williams'  Pink  Pills  cure  all  the troubles which have their origin  in bad blood.   That is why they cure  anaemia,    indigestion,    rheumatism,  eczema, St. Vitus dance, partial paralysis, and the many ailments of girlhood  and   womanhood.    Sold  by  all  medicine dealers or sent by mail  at  50 cents a box or two boxes for $2.50  by writing   The Dr. Williams'   Medicine Co., Brockville, Ont.  THE QUEER  RUSSIANS.  They Are Kindly and Cruel at One and  the Same Time.  No one can be long associated with  Russians without reacbing a condition  of utter amazement at the extraordinary inconsistency of. their mental  makeup. The kindlest of men seem  to receive placidly the most blood  curdling doctrines. They enforce the  crudest of laws in the gentlest way, or  vice versa. An odd tale illustrating  their queer Ideas of discipline is told  by n revolutionist who has just come  to this country. By those who ought  to know it Is said to be typical of a  singular simplicity of mind which is  also said to be peculiar to the Russia us.  A follower of Tolstoy was called on  for military service. He presented  himself to the army officers, as required, and explained that he could not  serve because of his beliefs.  "Ah," said the officer in charge politely, "but you understand that this  means prison?"  "Of course."  "You will be sent," continued the officer, "to the Caucasus," naming a  prison of dreadful repute. "The guard  will have to start at once with you."  He turned to several other officers  and discussed the matter of the guard  for a few minutes. Then he had a  happy thought.  "Why send a guard at all?" he said  "You," turning to the young man���������"you  can find your way there alone, can't  you?"  "Yes."  "Well, then, that saves a lot of trouble," exclaimed the officers, delighted  So they wrote him a careful letter of  introduction to the governor of the  prison, explaining'that the bearer was  to be locked up as soon as he arrived  in a most unpleasant cell.  "That's all right," they said In great  satisfaction. "We hope your journey  won't be too tiresome." And they parted with great cordiality.  Tbe young man did as he was told  aud Is now in prison. Tbe chances  are probably even that he and the governor will become sincere friends or  that an order to put him to death will  arrive and be executed in the same  Impersonal, eminently Russian manner  ���������New York Times.  'MY KIDNEYS HURT  MEALLTHETIME"  Gin  Pills   Cured  Them'.    Free  Sample Box Leads to Cure.  Only those who havo been tortured  with Kidney Troublo can appreciate how'  Mr. Trumper suffered. Being a railroad'  man, he was called upon to. do all kinds  of heavy work. The constant strain ol  lifting, weakened tho kidneys.  I received tho sample box of Gin Pills  and was greatly benefitted by them. 'My  kidneys were in such bad .condition I  could not lift or stoop without pain. Ia  fact, they pained me nearly all the time.  I have taken "three boxes of Gin Pills,  working all the time at heavy work oo  the railroad and did not lose a day.  ,   "FRANK TRUMPER, Napance, OnF. ���������  Do sharp twinges catch you as you  stoop 1 Aro you subject to Rheumatism, Sciatica, or Lumbago t Does your  Bladder give troublo t Take Gin Pills  on our positive guarantee .that they will  cure you or money refunded, 50o a box  <��������� 6 for $2.50. At dealers, or direct_if you  cannot obtain from druggist.     ~      * -  Dept. N.U., National Drug & Chemical Co., Limited, Toronto. ���������        117- '  A  Reason ,,  Mr. Marlow���������I left two bottles    of  whisky in the cupboard ten minutes  ago, and one of them has disappeared.  Can you account for that?  Bridget  (under   notice   to   leave)���������  Shure, sorr, tlie cupboard was so dark  I didn't see the other one!  Red, Weak, Weary, Watery Eyes  Relieved by Murine Eye Remedy.  Compounded by Experienced Physicians. Murine Doesn't Smart; Soothes  E-yo Pain. Write Murine Eye Remedy Co., Chicago, for illustrated Eye  Book.   At Druggists.  "Why do artists always sign their  pictures?" "It's an agreement-they  have, so that nobody will be able to  blame one on someone else."���������Cleveland Leader.  How About It?  De Style���������Yes, my wife is like most  other women, in that she can't take a  joke.  Cunbusta���������Well, then, how did she  come to marry you?  Quite Simple.  It Is told, no matter on what authority, that a telephone company in Chicago has no end of trouble with its  wires. They were continually out of  order. Nobody seemed to know why.  An investigation was started.  _ Most of the subscribers in the territory where the troublo was were  Toles, Hungarians, Russians, etc. An  expert after due consideration of the  matter decided' that the wires were  unable to withstand the onslaughts of  languages like Tol'sh, nungnrian, Russian, etc.  "Can you suggest a remedy?" asked  the officials of the telephone company.  "Certainly,"   answered   the   expert.  "Substitute barbed wire."  The suggestion was followed. Thero  was no  more trouble.  A WINDSOR  LADY'S APPEAL  To All Women: I will send free,  with full -instructions, my home treatment which positively cures Leucor-  rhoea, Ulceration, Displacements,  Falling of the Womb, Painful or Irregular Periods, Uterine and Ovarian  Tumors or Growths, also Hot Flushes,  Nervousness, Melancholy, Pains in  the Head, Back or Bowels, Kidney  and Bladder Troubles, where caused  by weakness peculiar to our sex  You can continue treatment at home  at a cost of only about 12 cents a  week. My book, "Woman's Own Medical Adviser," also sent free on request. Write to-day'. Address Mrs  M. Summers, Box H.I., Windsor. Ont  Compressed Haversack Rations.  A Tonawanda (N. Y.) firm recently  completed a sample order of 3.00C  packages of compressed haversack rations for the use of the United States  army. The rations are packed In a  water tight box 2% inches long, 2*4  inches wide and 1% inches thick. The  articles contained are: Salt, .16 ounce;  pepper, .02 ounce; sugar. 2.4 ounces,  and coffee, 1.12 ounces, sufficient for  one soldier for a day. The coffee is  compressed under twelve tons pressure and is reduced one-third in bulk.  The salt is prepared under five tons  pressure, and the pepper is placed in a  capsule inserted' in a wooden holder.  Each article is wrapped in waterproof  paper.���������New York Tribune.  It Has Many Qualities.���������The man  who possesses a bottle of Dr. Thomas'  Eclectric Oil is armed agains many  ills. It will cure a cough, break a  cold, prevent sore throat; it-will reduce the swelling from a sprain, cure  the most persistent sores and will  speedily heal cuts and contusions. .It  is a medicine chest in itself, and can  be got for a quarter of a dollar.  The ex-sultan is said to be safe, but  there are no life insurance agents  rushing to his door trying to tie him  up with a .1360,000 policy.���������Montreal  Star.  These pills possess corrective and  tonicpropertieswhichhaveamarked  effect upon the general health and  promptly relieve nervousness, sick  headache, depression, backache,  weakness and other unpleasant  symptoms. Beecham's Pills establish healthy conditions and furnish  Help at the  Right Time  Gold Everywhere.  In Boxes 15 cents,  to  A Mystery to Father  "So your daughter    has    gone  Europe after nil?"  "Ya-as," drawled Farmer Hayseed,  "She's been daffy to go ever since she  left sialic. These here female girl col  ledges clow put ideas intew women's  heads. Her maw an' nm never could  calc'Iato why she was so set t''go t'  Yurrup.  She don't know a soul tliur."  Miss Gush���������Colonel, were you over  In many tight places during the last  unpleasantness?  Colonel ninks���������Madam, I have  eampcJ In three Cuhnti hotels I���������Puck.  To Spade It Up or to Plow It?  I am not sure but that the spaded  garden has some advantage over the  plowed one. The soil can be turned up  just where you want it and as you  want it by the use of the spade, while  the plow works alike throughout the  garden, though the soil may vary in  depth and nature to a considerable extent. A spaded garden always looks  best at the beginning, and looks count  in gardening as well as elsewhere.  But the gardener who has a liking for  neatness will make his garden look  well after a little In spite of nil obstacles.���������"Home Garden," by EBen E. Ilex-  ford.  A Courteous Boy.  "Would you rather for your mother  or rae to whip you?"  "I dislike to show favoritism, father," said little Clarence. "You nnd  mother had better settle the matter  between you by flipping a coin."���������Blr-  raiughara Age-Herald.  Ask for  Minard's and take no other.  In Suburbs  "How do you like your new neighbors?"  "I haven't called on them. I didn't  like the look of their furniture as it  was being carried in."  Talks So Much  Herself  "He always has a good word to say  of his wife."  "Yes, she never gives him a chance  to say it to her."  How Henry Knew.  It was while H. H. Rogers, the  Standard Oil magnate, was working at  his first job. delivering the village  newspaper, that his inborn capacity  became evident He brought in the  name of a new subscriber, Isaiah  West. Mr. Anthony, the publisher,  wrote down the name. Then be turned to the boy. "How do you spell  Isaiah, Henry?" he asked. "I-s-a-i-a-h,"  said Henry. "You'll do," said Mr.  Anthony, with a chuckle. He told tbe  story to n skeptic neighbor. "But how  did you know how to spell it, Henry?"  asked the neighbor. "1 saw him  write It down," said Henry.���������Argonaut  "My good woman, is this son you  speak of adolescent?" "Mercy on us,  ma'am, he's just cranky."���������Baltimore  American.  After making a most careful stwr  of the matter, U. S. Governme-.t  scientists state definitely that th������  common house fly, is the principai  means of distributing typhoid fevor  diphtheria and smallpox. Wilson r  Fly Pads kill the flies and the disease  germs, too.  By placing the stems of cut flowers  in a weak solution of sal ammonia  they may he kept fresh from fifteen to  thirty days. -v  A man gets so excited hunting for a  political job that he forgets it isn't  patriotism.  You may respect a man for the  enemies he makes, but you never envy  him.  If a man marries money he should  be devoted to his wife.  is a  When   it  has  reached   the chest,   is  developing into bronchitis and threatens to become pneumonia.  There's no time for delay or experj-  menting--lt's time to use Dr. Chase's  Syrup of Linseed and Turpentine.  It seems too bad that there is not  more   pain   and   suffering  associated  with a cold, for then there would be.  less tendency to neglect treatment.  So gradually and stealthily does a  cold pass from its simpler form of n  cold in the head into inflammation of  Would He? tMe bronchial tubes and then on to the  It hardly seems probable.-thnt a man J h,ngs that many do not realize their  should suffer from corns on 11 wooden f condition   until   pneumonia  is   upon  leg,  but  if the leg Is  made  of oak \ them.  would  it  not be  natural  that  there  should be acorn on It?--London Punch.  New Parisian Terror.  We are threatened���������at least we are  threatened in London, for we have it  already Iu Paris���������with a fearsome novelty in barrel organs. An ingenious descendant of Mepbistopheles has invented a piano organ which is built  on the lines of an automatic match  machine. Its proprietor places It outside a house and goes around the corner.  The organ begins to play, and on top  of it appears a notice. "Put a penny in  the slot aud the music will stop." A  penny buys only three minutes' silence,  though. Has anything more diabolical  yet been invented?���������London Standard.  MINARD'S LTNIMENT is the only  Liniment asked for at my store and  the only one we keep for sale.  All the people use it.  HAKLIN FULTON.  Pleasant Bay, C. B.  On one of tlie new transatlantic  liners twenty-four bulkhead doors,  each weighing half a ton can be closed  from the bridge in thirty seconds by  hydraulic power.  Corns cripple the feet and make  walking a torture, yet sure relief in  the shape of Holloway's Corn Cure is  within reach of all.  "Mauretatiia'' is the all-tlie-  year-rotuid collar. Men who  wear it in summer for its  style and comfort;* wear it all  winter for the same reasons.  a    ������***OR    2Go,  Bloit every dealer icIU Tool-.e Collar*,  TOOKC BROS. LIMITED. MONTREAL  Ordinarily, of course, the cold is  thrown off, but with tlie system run  down and weakened there is every reason to expect that a cold will end  seriously.  Why should not every cold bo taken  seriously nnd Dr. Chase's Syrup of  Linseed and Turpentine used before a  severe illness is upon you.  There are many reasons why you  Whatever   wo conceive clearly  vrc   should use Dr. Chase's Syrup of Lin-  oxpress   with   ease,  and   woids' fiov7 j 8ml and Turpentine.   It is more thor  A Dear Victory.  "In your llttlo family arguments d?>  you ever succeed In convincing your  wife thnt she is wrong?"  "Yes, but afterward I always deeply  regret having done so."  Radium and Vaccine.  An Italian physician who exposed  fresh vaccine virus to the emanations  of radium for varying periods and  then made use of it in vaccinating  children found that there was no effect" on the action of the virus produced by the exposure to the rays,  but that the pustules produced by the  virus were entirely free from any septic suppuration. There was no inflammatory area and no fever. He  finds that this is an eflieieut method  of purifying vaccine virus, but on account of the expense of radium not  one that can be commonly followed.���������  II I'olicllnico.  A prominent man called to condole  with a lady on the death of her husband and concluded by saying: "Did  he leave you very much?" "Nearly  every night," -was the reply.���������Tit-Bits.  No  other flv killer compares  with  Wilson's Fly Pads.  If a man could get his finances  straightened out he would be willing  to consider straightening out his  morals.  Keep Minard's Liniment in the house.  with ease.���������Bollenu.  Many attempt.** have boon made in  Germany to isolate the active principle of cobra venom, but in none lins  the product, obtained approached a  stale of purity.  Tho clock of the tower of Columbia  university, New York, is said to he  one of the most accurate in the world,  varying but six seconds n year.  Because of the scarcity of fuel In  Argentina, n copper mining company  will build a twenly-mlln tronfl-mis-  .*ion line to convoy only lflO-horae-  power from n liydro-elrctrlo plant,  ough and far-reaching in its effects on  the system than any mere cough medicine can possibly be. It keeps the  cough loose nnd open, it aids expectoration and allays the inflammation.  It, does more than this. It cures the  cold as well as the cough. It is direct,  positive and almost specific in action.  Mrs. Geo. Good, Tichbome, Adding-  ton Co., Ont., writes: "It is with  pleasure that I certify to the wonderful success of Ur, Chase's Syrup of  Linseed and Turpentine as a cure for  colds. It is the best and surest treat,  ment for coughs and colds that we  havo ever been able to find." 25 cts. a  bottlo, at nil doalors, or Edmnnson,  Hates & Co., Toronto.  How a War Set a Fashion.  Thc calabash pipe is one of the after  results of the South African wnr. To  supply the demand to which popular  las'.e has given rise quite an industry  h������s grown up Iu South Africa, where  tho farmers are regularly planting calabash specially for pipes, while planting la Aln-ndy being carried out in the  south of France and even in Australia.���������Tobacco World.  At the Box Office.  "Give me two seats, center orchestra,  fifth row, for Oct. 20, 1012."  "Are you crazy?"  "Very likely, but I thought I might  get ahead of your speculators on the-  sidewalk,"  "To be in the swim I paid $4 ad  mission to hear that new pianist last  night." "Well, do you begrudge it?"  "Yes, I do. He turned out to be the  fellow I complained to the police for  thumping the piano all day and all  night in the next flat."���������Judge.  Useful   Place  Freddie���������Say, wouldn't you like to  have three eyes?  George���������Yes.  Freddie���������Whcrc'd you have the  other eye?  George���������I'd have it in the back of  my head.  Freddie���������You would?   I wouldn't.  Geoge���������Where would you have your  other eye?  Freddie���������Why, I'd have it in the  end of my thumb, so I could poke it  through a knothole in the fence nnd  see the ball game for nothin'.  Wouldn't Stand For It  Maud���������Why did you refuse him?  Ethel���������He has a past.  Maud���������But he can blot it out.  Ethel���������Perhaps, but he can't use me  as a blotter.  The particular fun ii woman gets  out of writing a letter is forgetting to  put In thc thing sho wrote for, so she  can write another.  Next to saying you aro jealous, a  girl would rather have you tell nor  sho Inspires you to noble things.  W. N, U., No. 746. : *"*'���������  J*?;  ���������vV-^fvS *-i*'i'.-..'.v<''   -;  ffllS    fJSfl-615,     G*KTTE'������"rro*r������3,    BimiSIl    COltrHBfA.  M&sssssss.  sasr  ��������������� "������g .J^". *J P. _���������* y.  tiwfini ...MiniMS  (I in tho lipatt oF the city, and is one of tho largest  ".ouiwlfU'v.     Pleasant rooms aud tasty meals for  PHOENIX,  Is pit lint  hotels in the  al! comers. Plenty of ai-c.-nirnndution for the commercial man,  and a home fi.r the luiiur, touri-^b atul millionaire. The bar  contains ihe finest liquor.*-, and fragrant eig'ira.  E.   P.  SHEA,   PROPRIETO.R  ** *V  ?'W''������������ffi������^������������������������*'*'*������e'35r^������������������S&8^  THE LEDGE  Is published every Thursday at Greenwood, B C , and the price is $i a year,  postage' free to all parts of Canada, and  Great Britain. To the United States and  other countries it is sent postpaid for  J-".50 a year. Address all letters to Thc  Ledge, Greenwood, B. C.  R. T. LOWERY,  PUBLISHER.  GRKKNWOOD   U.   C, AUG. If),   1900  r/i^tf^D1  CITY  PHOENIX &;  eare.st  hotel   to  the fy.  The  11  Granby mine.*-.. One of Lhe  largest dining rooms in the  city. The. bar is replete  with nerve bracers of all  kinds, nnd thu most, fragrant cigars. Drop up and  see me.  A. 0. JOHNSON  PIlOI'KllOTOU.  is  M  Urg2i83,\%8f&\8f%8r%&  Ikiggagc transferred to  any part of the City. Fur-  nil lire moved to any part of  tlie District. General Dray-  ing* of all kinds.  DNEY OLIVER.  ��������� ������������������  Mountaineer and Kootenay Standard Cigars.  Made by  fj. 0. Cbciiii ��������������� fa., Relsost  wiwmi��������� in.    ii ii���������in ��������� ��������� - 1   .Hotel  Alexander  PHOENIX,   B.   C.  Is a comfortable home for  -.the miner and traveler.  (Good weals and pleasant  .rooms. Pure liquors and  ���������fragrant cigars iu the bar.  $.  V.  CHISHOLaI, Psori-iETOH.  MERCHANT TAILOR  Clothes Cleaned, Pressed and  "Repaired.  Dry Cleaning a Specialty.  GREENWOOD, B. 0.  '  A blue mark here indicates that  your   Subscription   ha**  become   deceased,   and ,  that the editor   would  once more like  to  commune with  your collateral.  THE BROWN MAN.  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,  ieron.  Leading Tailor of the  Kootenays.  Kaslo, B. 0.  IflEENWO  AND  Leaves Greenwood for Spokane  gt 7 a. in., ?md for Oroville at 2:30  .p. at. J. McDoxem,.  MI>'KltAL   ACT.  ���������Certificate of Improvements.  XOTIOK.  jBourUy Mineral Claim, sj-unte in tlie Gro<M'-  wooil Mining  Oivl������ioti   of   Vale   Di-itrli-t  Where located: On Wallace Muuutniii.  .KTAKR NOTICB that 1. Sydney M..Johnson.  *J*'roR Miner'-i Ceitiiic-ite No. 1J -.4500. a mi Philip  J). iSj)'!iii-(.*r StunlioiiR.  Fruc'  Miner'i*   Corlili-  tnte  No.   U.   i'iii-.   in tend,  six'y  days  from  ,tt*G iluta  liuniof,  to  npr-1 v   lo tliu iMinhiK Hc-  vortlor for a.Ortifir.itc of Improvements, for tliu  ^nirpos; of ohtilininfe-ii CvotvnGrnntlolhe above  vlalm.  '   Anil further Take iio'iop Unit aetiui. iintler  ^������ctlon 37.niH."t liti'Voinniiincuil  'n-fure thc isau-  'aiico of sucli Cri-tilic-itc of Improvements.  :  JJatctt thU 6lk liiy'tif July. A. U. IwJ.  MIN.Kl'AI.   ACT.  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICE.  yVellinijlon Mineral.Churn, sltu.iti)in tl:o Greenwood  Mining  Division   of   Vlilc  District.  Where loculed: On Wallace Mountain.  TAKK NOTIOK ������h:iX I. Thr.mnK Hrnir-iorle,  Kn-o Mln'r's Cijilliciitf! No H ^:'.3',. J,iin*.i II.  Mi-Neil. Krrc Milicr'-, C'������-rfilii-rm-  No.  H ���������fill's,  Jtiilph Sin-ili'*. l-'iee .Miner's Orl'tic-nta No.  lU'lMi. uinl .iaini--i N. I'.-itim i*'rOu Mini-r'-i  ifertificutR No H -ji'/SI'i, inleiiil. sixty days  from the d-ili- hereof, to apjily to tlie  JliniiiK Ilenonle.r for 11 Cert'lic'itc-!) of Iinprove-  incnts for the puriio.-n: of .obtaining a Cruu'ii  llrantof tliBiil/nvr flulm.  And further tal;e m/tlty tlmt nation, under  Section'.17 ' h\n*t lo coniyncneed l.nfuro the is-  'fidkiiecof H*Ji*h.CeifUii'utj'.4of Improvement-!.  ' Date/1 jUifi !Mlh,<Iiiy of .July. A. I>. Iv.').  MINK I! A I. ACT  /Ejertificate of Improvements  no rici**  ''Lexicon''Mineral Claim, senate in tho fireon-  w/joii  Miiiin������  fJ'.vi-.iioii  91'  "Talc;  District:  Where located: .Siy-lurk Uainji (South).  TAMi NOTICE tint I.'.J .jncs S. niriilo. Free  Bilinor's Cdrtilioii'tc No. f)M.'rti. tor .^nlf and Clm.s  /( Tye, K''(ieMliior''*Ce*'IHieiito No IJ.'C^M mid  ^yijiiuy M-' Joli'innJn, Vr<ii Miner's //ertilienle  JTo. imtm, Jiilehd, M.xlv dayM from the date  uroof, to iipply to tl)o Mliilii'r Heciirder for 11  crtllieiito of [inproveincnt*!. for the pu.-poso of  ]o|jtiifnlll(,' aCr'owii Grant lo llie ahove eluini.  And further take  tiotli-c that ai'tion.  under  fect'ou  37.  tiuiflt.   be  I'oinnieneuil  before  t.,r  'wnuaticn of siu'h Certlllcateof Improvement.!  1  Dated tillsflth day <Jf Jinn:, A   l>. WW.  '   r ������������������     ' ���������    "      JAMES S. llll'.Vri'*.  About Float  Float is not a periodical.  It is a book containing SG  illustrations all told, and  is filled with sketches and  stones of western life. It  tells how a gambler cashed  in after the Hush days of  Sandon ; how it rained in  Kew Denver long after  Noah was dead ; how a  parson took a drink at  Bear Lake iu early days ;  how justice was dealt in  Kaslo in '93; how the  saloon man outprayed tho  women in Kalamazoo, and  graphically depicts. the  roamiugs of a western  editor among the tender-  feet iu the cent belt*. It  contains the early history  of Nelson aud a romance  of the Silver King mine.  In it are printed threo  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 the  world. AddreBB all letters to  T. Lowery  GREENWOOD, B. C.  LOWERY'S CLAIM  Diirjtijj the It7 month.*-) Mini-. LownryV  pi.'iini wh.h on I'.'irlli itdi'l hii-'iiicR-i'ill  pyfir' the world. It win thu mow  iiii'iqut', imki->Rii-l.-iit out! (v.nrlf.iw jmir-  fi'il c.vpr prnflnmi in Uniiada 1'olltlwil  /in11 tliHoli't-ic-il eiMMiiii'fi I'lii'-iifil It with  }\\r viiiiorn of n ntitlcHimke until the  jfovernrm-iit Hhut it out of tlm mails,  jniid Its editor coasfid to puhllfh It,  'partly on account of a'lazy liver and  nartly I'oc.iUHtt it taken n pllo of riioney  ^ run a papor thai itf out-awi'd. 'Jhorf  A'rfi utill 25 different edltioiin of tills con-  jjernncd journal in print. Send lOce-itr*  and get one or $2 50 and crnt tlm bunch  *������������������'���������' ���������' 11. T LOWKKV,  Qfi^jiwiMidj fi. G,  |S������r99eO*50098e9S0������������99e9e������������$  I Get your Razt rs Honed |  I     and your Baths at  Fraw leys  Barber . .  Shop, Greenwood,  The brown man has appeared  among the fruit trees of Kock  Creek, judging from the following  letter fiom that place :  Editor Lkdok : S. Brew, manager for the Kettle Kiver Fruit Co.,-  is tomorrow bringing into llock  Creek two Japanese to work on  the company's lands, and he intends to bring in a Jap foreman on  September 1st. Cannot something  be done to prevent this? Repeated  requests have been made to Mr.  Brew to abstain from doing this,  but he absolutely declines to listen  to them.  It is the more difficult to deal  with a case like this, inasmuch as  llock Creek is not a town, nor has  it a railway station, and the working men are all scattered about on  ranches, and have therefore no  chance to cooperate and drive these  pests out.  Three Japs this year will iu all  probability mean ten next year,  and in two years time white labor  will almost certainly be on a par  with that of Vernon, where $20 a  month is good pay !  Will you give prominence to  this subject in your leader and do  something to deal with a subject  which threatens to become very  serious indeed in the valley. Yours  disgustedly,        A White Max.  [We cannot see much that can  be done in this matter' The Dominion government permits these  browu wage-breakers to enter Canada, and behind that government  stands the law and military to  protect them from violence. To  attempt to drive them out by force  is an invitation to go to jail or be  shot to pieces by uniformed men  who are sworn to uphold the Hag.  In unity t!ie white man might obtain a victory with his vote, but a  resort to bullets means that he  would havo to disrupt the empire  in order to be victorious. The  abolition of the Jap from this  broad Dominion can onty be obtained at the polls, and even then  for "imperial reasons" the result  might not be entirely satisfactory.  If the Japs become too numerous  in this piovince the finale may be  secession or revolution, and it is  a question that our politicians  should strive their utmost to solve.  The white working man must not  be driven from his own land  by the little brownies from sunny  Japan.���������Eu.]  The early riser catches tlie Tom  Collin's.  English royalty is ever ready to  recognize British subjects who win  renown in their own line of science  or business.      Fkak is a phantom that chases  many into the gravel, others to  jail and a large contingent to the  insane asylum.  Do not bo a dead one. Let the  world know that' you aro alive by  putting an ad in Greenwood,s  leading excitement.  IIb who looks too closely into  everything must sulTer.'more than  l,he man who swallows the butter,  hairs  and  all without knowing it.  It was Seneca who first said that  we are always complaining about  our days being few, and acting as  though there would be no end of  them.  Wk are not all on the same  mental plane, so be kind to those  who do not understand the deep  ..nd mysterious workings of your  mighty mind.  Wk would rather be va pauper and live upon the vapors of  our imagination than be a millionaire with a soul tied to gold and a  heart that is dead.  Wk all have to dio and know  not the hour nor the day, so pay  the printer and always be prepared  for the ferry that takes you across  the dark and stormy Styx.  A r.ADY dressed in boots aud  breeches appeared in Cowichan' the  other day, and hair the male population took to tho tall timber.  Tiiey thought she was a discovered  politician.  The editor of the Armstrong  Advertiser says ho could call the  editor of the Enderby paper 57 different names but he declines to do  it for fear, no doubt, of shocking  the refined and delicate nature of  his readers. When two editors  disagree the better way to do is to  light a duel with cannons, then  get drunk together and paint a  bright carmine tint over the surrounding scenery.  J. F. Harms, a U. S. meat inspector in St, Louis, resigned because certain grafting government  inspectors persisted in passing  meat for big concerns that was  uulifc for use. These grafters are  no better, than murderers, for rut-  ten meat must have a tendency to  spread death aud disease amongst  those who use it. Money is all  powerful and worshipped more  than'human life by grafteis in  every-age and clime.  monts of ore will be made .within  one month. The claims are within  two miles of Round lake, bringing  them close to Armstrong.  We have been shown samples of  the ore which, wo are assured, are  of a very high grade.  The di-cn\*-'''v moan������ much to  Armstrong and the municipality,  as the claims are situated just  without its boundaries..  The   company    who   have   the  claims mean business and within a  brief time ore shipment-swill figure  in the pxports   from   Ann.-U'oug.-  Advertiser.  The celebrated Red. White and  Blue flour is only 80.50 a barrel at  Brown's in Ferrv, Wash.  A fellow entered a grocery store  the other day and asked the proprietor if he had any dates.' The  proprietor said ho did not havo  any, as his wife had not yet gone  on her summer vacation.  When in Nelson drop into the  White House Cafe, next to the  postoliice. Turkish and ��������� other  baths can bo procured in the same  building. Taylor Bishop, proprietor, employs all white help.  A. hotel keeper has been found  in Northern Alberta who is so  close that when a baby was born  in one of his rooms ho immediately  wrote its name on the register and  began charging it for room and  board.  Dealer in Coal, Wood, Ties, Poles, etc. . Heavy Teaming  - to any part of the District. ���������  " Unequalled for Domestic Use."  ���������SIC-TZfSSESSESSJ  ia delicious in taste and.free from impurities.��������� Order  a case or bottlo at tlie earliest opportunity.'  brewing  (Limited.)      ���������   ���������  The Pride of Western Canada  !  Phono 138, Greenwood  !x'"'S-?.--,'*''g^^  In Phoenix  inoddeled .and  and Balmoral  what is known  the combined, re-  beautified Bellevue  hotels now make  as the King's Ho-  Shea  Rest becomes labor when  yon  have too much of it.  Tin*: six-shooter law has a great  tendency to reduce lying.  Envious    people    usually  young and a painful death.  die  A  good   Christian,   never   gets  angry and pays for his paper.  Pack your burdens with a smile  and the load will grow lighter.  Knowlkdor is a key that will  uulock many a treasure vault.  Fhom New York a complaiut  has reached us that many, of the  women belonging to the swell,  codfish and other aristocracy of  that great camp are in the habit of  getting drunk on wine and disporting themselves in a manner  that is naughty and not even nice.  Thc cure for such revels is no  money, cold water and the wash-  tub exercise administered in large  daily doses. Women who have  nothing to do are liable to go  wrong and be chased by the " jim-  ���������mies," or some other phantom.  To advertise or uot to advertise.  That is the question. Whether it  is better to end this horrible sileuce,  this terrible stagnation, by putting  an ad in The- Greenwood Ledge  and become busy and famous. Or  to brave the slings and arrows of  my awful fate and drift, like a  chip in the creek, onwards to commercial death and oblivion. Oh !  I will think over it for a few  mouths, mused a business man the  other day, as he gazed blankly at  the wall, vainly listening for the  patter of a foot upon the floor.  tel. The proprietor is E. P  with W. R. Williams as  One of the newest features is a  short order grill that never goes oil  shift.   The New York Sun, after giving  the statistics of the improved St.  Lawrence channel now in course  of evolution, says : About the time  when New York makes the final  payment for its hundred-million  dollar ditch", Cmada will be shipping bulk cargoes from Port Arthur to Liverpool, and the rapid  gain in population in the prairie  country is an assurance that there  will be cargoes to ship.���������Globe.  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.  W. S. Murray of Grand Forks  is visiting his old home in Petrolia,  Ont. Owing to the serious illne-s  of his mother it is not likely that  he will return for some time.  9  Greenwood, is the home for workingmen of all nations. It is  convenient to the smelter on the hill. The dining room is supplied with tasty and substantial food, while the bar contains the  best wet goods in tho market. Electric lights all over the  premises.    Hot and cold baths.  The well known ai.id popular  Pearl Oil is S3.50 a case at Brown's  in Ferrv. Wa*-h.  D..  V-ax  and   Miss  luglis  of  ("r.-H-d  .'���������'������������������n*:?.   were   nv.rried   last  weci<.  loneer  Greencaood, B. C  The oldest hotel in the city,'and still  under the same management. Rooms  comfortable, meals equal to any in the  city, and the bar sppplics only the best  Corner of Greenwood and Government  streets.  J, Mi. JSfelsoG  The  Bridesville  Hotel  Provides Tasty Meals and  Good Rooms for Travelers.  Tourists always welcome.  TH03- WALSH  Propi'ieloi'.  Wk must respect the opinion of  others if we expect respect for our  own.  Mamy a man has a chipmunk  soul encased iu the body of an elephant.  Till'* wiser the merchant the  more he advertises in. the local  papers.  Too much of some things and  not enough of others make life  miserable.  STASKEY 8c CO.  NKI.SON, n. c.  wholrsau',  dealers 1nj  Produce   and!, Provisions  Frank FJetcher  Nelson, B, C.  Ui- to date the men who blazed  the trails in JB. 0. do not own many  automobiles.  Winter is almost upon us and  the attenuation of our woodpile is  extremely noticeable.  Tiik worm is somewhat aristocratic, ami intimately connected,  oven with dead kings,  Tiik slot machine has been ordered to leave Vancouver. The  citizens prefer real estate.  Tiik weak falter at difficulties  that make thc strong push on to  fame, fortune or Greenwood.  the epitaphs in a ceme-  you  will see that eveu  Notick  tery and  rfouio of the dead are advertised  it looks as though war would  soon be waged between England  and Germany. With all Europe  armed it is quite reasonable to suppose that something will explode.  Soldiers and politicians must keep  something moving. War is material hell, but it seems to be about  the only remedy for certain conditions, ami, like a thunderstorm,  it e'ears the air of impurities. The  poor people in Germany are anxious for war, thinking that it will  better their condition. Just how  a war will elYect the beer and bologna market we aro unable to  say, but if a war breaks out we  will likely remain in Greenwood  until it is over, believing like the  sage of old that there is no use of  jumping into the fire because thc  kettle happens to be overheated.  The Columbia cigar is a large  and free-smoking cigar. It is sold  in all mountain towns and madu in  Nelson.  Mining at Armstrong.  Very quietly and for months  past development has been done on  tlie Black Hawk, Red Hawk and  Night Ilawk mineral claims on the  Salmon River range, opposite  Round lake, and between Irish and  Molfefc creeks, 'funding has been  done for 200 feet, exposing a vein  several feet wide of arsenical iron  and free milling ore, almost identical with the Nickel Plate ore.  The ore has been subjected to  several assayd which has gone far  beyond expectations. Night and  day shifts are now working on tho  claims, and an expert is at present  looking over the property, and  within a month another examination will be made by other experts.  Tho claims have beeu bonded by  G. W. Williams & Co., aud ship-  GEO. r. tt'KUS, Pi'oiirlutor.  First-class in everything.  Steam heat, electric light,  private baths. Telephone  in every room. First-class  bar and barber shop.  'JJns meets all trains.  The Kootenay Saloon  Sandon, 15. C, has a line 01 nerve  bracers unsurpassed in any ruouo-  tain town ol the Great West. A  glass of aqua pura given free with  spirits uieuti.  The  De...  BLACKWOOD  NELSON, B. C.  Real Estate,  Mines,  Insurance and  Fruit Lands.  CORRESPONDENCE    SOLICITED.  wm  SS2  !������M  O-   ������  Rossland  Is the leading hotel of the  city, and the home of tourists,  minirifi' men and commercial  travelers.  Do not miss it when visiting the famous Golden City.  B. Cvfflkins, manager.  The Knob Hill  Phoenix, IB, C,     /  Is half way up the hill and just  tho place lo drop in and invest  some panga for an excellent glass  of beer. The other beverages aro  the best in the market.  I again, Proprietor.  Phoenix  . Is an excellent homo for the men  who work in the mines. The dining room is supplied with the best  in the market, and 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 and shake hands  with the proprieter.  J. S. Boone,  Ptfopfdetoi?  LakevSew = Hotel  NELSON, B. O.  Is a  Application Cur Trim*fur of I.lnonxo.  Tu'io Nt'tien tlmt I Intniul to npply to tlio  Iloiinl of I.Icoiho CummlsslouoM of the City of  f!rcotiwond ut thoir iiu.xt Bitting for rt Irtiimfcr  nf tliu Ijlipi'ir r.liioiHij now' hulil by mo for the  (in'RiiwoMtl hotol, sltiiiilu on bots Twciity-ono  nntlTiviiiily, Illoi'lc'Ml," Plnn 28. Ctty of Oreuii-  ivtxi'l, 11. C , to IjiiIk! return.  IJ.'tutl Ihli 'iiiil Auj-ust. mon.  A. R  MullONWU)  T^EIWQflT HOUSE  N.  home for Miners.    Rates $1  a day.    All White Help.  Mallettk    -    -,   Phopiuetor  Heuuma^ketHotel  Is tltt! home for all touri.'it.t  and millionaires visiting New  Denver,  ilrltiflh) Columbia,  HEKHY   STEGE,   PHOPR.  Nelson. B. C, is rim on the  the American nml I-'uropenn  plnn. Nothing yellow about  the house except the gold ill  tl*e safe.  Regular monthly meetings of  ���������-*,<"��������� '^r Greenwood lodge No. 28, A. P.  /\J* & A. M., are held on tho first  Thursday in each month in Fraternity hall, Wood block, Govemmont  .street. Greenwood. Visiting- brothren  arc cordially Invited to attend.  .IAS, ������. IJIKNIK. Soor������t������ry,  .F.  (Jretinwood Miners'  Union, No. 22, W.  ��������� P M., meets every  ! Saturday evening.In Union Hall, Cop?  per street, Greenwood, at 7:80.  Also In lint 1 at   Mother Lode mine       '         -3 GEO. UBATIIERTON, Secretary.  KASLO  HOTEUThe Hotel Slocan  KASLO B. C,  . Js a comfortable home for all  who travel to that city.  COCKLE & VAVWOUTU.  Three Forks, n. C, is the leading  hotel of the city. Mountain trout  and game dinners n specialty','  RoonuCreserved by telegraph.  KuaH^KiYEN,;Prop.

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