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The Ledge Dec 12, 1907

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Array 3,  ���������X  (���������  .  it  ���������*-,  Pi  hi \  I A'  IV  W  'i;  if  r,  i  &���������  7  /~i^sl/^^  ���������-V-a,  MISSION'CLOCf  <S     "'���������'���������'  We have a nice line of Clocks iu tho latest styles, at reasonable  i prices.    Call and we them.  :���������     /.-A.-LOGAN & CO..      ���������. '  : WATCHMAKERS .      'AND     ,      * JKWK1-1>KS  IJL.  s-r  ������  ���������S^  *-n-*.c5,,<ff-i^t^-  ������*?S   -E,V*v**,������*b-..  Vol xiv:  ^S'gfsssisiraga:  <t  IBEStSSSJtSES*?*^  tos-onc HnvMiwwMMiW ju^cr-W^aa-xi  We /lire "So/e  Agents'foi  -These ICelc*  brale'd Goods  niMwm^JMUcmMwiissv M\M*MMmsx2a  Russell-L'aw-Caulflcld Co., (Ltd  oceries, Clothing and Gouts' Furnishings.  ���������.-Frederic W. McLaine,  .Alining and. Ileal Estate Broker.  Instates Managed aad 'Loans Made.  Local and District Land Agf������nt. Canadian Pacific Bail way. Stock'- and  Shares a Spccia Ity. Green wood, B. CI.  )n������aC(nr������!aM-3M#������-i-XMYi -n  Phoenix-Greenwood,,  'STAGE ���������-; "  '"  Leaves Phoenix at 9:30 a. ui.-'iiiid Gieen-  al 3 p. 111. Passenger, c\i>,'iiss} iU\d height  traffic between the two "oil'c''- handled  with care, alien tion and rapidity.  L. McHr.ROY, 1'iuii'.  n.  K*SSSS,S*iE3SS!C]  COMN  Paid-up Capital, $10,0^006VRes8rve Fund;$5,000,000  HRAD-OFPIOE, TORONTO. '  B. E. WALKER, President.       -ALEX. LAIRD, General Manager.  Thomas  Thomas  Merchant Tailor  Agent Rex Tailoring Co.  'Clean-  -   ing and Repairing a spcciaIty.  Copper,-Street -  -   -  Greenwood  fc.*Jl ������JU Iimn7-13������)I������M������V3CJ" UVU DAKlW'g ���������^tltX'J*  "U,  Branches ThronglioufCanada,; and m the United Stater  ,   and England.  ���������SAVIlNGS" BANK DKPAimiKN V  ba.nkTngT'by mail;"  "Business may be. transacted by, mail with  any  branch of  the Rank.  ^Accounts  muy bo. opened, aiul'deposits'inacte  or withdrawn by  mail.    Every attention is paid to out-of-town accounts.  J." T. BEATTIE, Manager Greenwood Branch.  .  ii g K,    E) H S**J S-4    \j s  if iv-v S* ���������**��������� ij-  Il'i'ijfci'-Ss*  One of Canada's Strongest Financial Institutions; ;  TOTAL   ASSETS   OVER   $50,000,000.  ' A   General   Hanking   Business   Transacted.  Savings Accounts given .-pedal attention'. A deposit of SI or upward starts a Savings Account, on which the highest current rale  of Interest is paid or added to the Principal every 0 months. Deposits may be withdrawn at any time without notice.  .PEC  iUL-Q,  Arriving in and leaving*  Green m ootl liavc headquarters at  ienler's  Store  Pipes. Cignrs. Cigarettes and  *, Tobaccos ,to   suit your'  tastes,1 yonr fancy or  your  pocket.   ,  J- A- CHEHIER.- - PROPRIETOR  Next door north oi Vacific hotel,  . Copper street. Greenwood.  Cigar  GREENWOOD, 13. 'C.'i THURSDAY, -DECEMBER  JN^CHRISiTMAS GOODS,  FOR TWO WEEKS   ���������  CALL  AND   SEE -THEM.  WHITE   BROS."  " fiJiOCICIg;^        '    OPTICIANS.  ffmmglkimgi  Dr. Mathison, Dentist, opposite  thc postollice, will be iab.-*ent from  (ireenwood for some monLlis after  the end of Dfu-mber.  '. dec 'nmr-  bnieer lib Midway, writes train  Variconver stating that ho is doing'-',  well'and "'still a grit." We did  not expect the civilizing iufluonops  of even a groat city like Vancouver to accomplish a, lightning political changes. Measles, chicken-  pox, whooping cough, itch and  other   allliclions   aro  the  natural  :������*7V  ���������71  r      . . ,   . , 1,.,    inheritance of youth.    These the  r������qu*rir*a arc  being  made  daily .,ieillbl      bo(lv  <?hiw  oll-     ������IOrit.  for more tie-makera:, jism��������� -J ft  ni^nfal  [ifnic>fcif;n   ^.^  -A court of revision will be held ; a healthy  intellect  discards*  when  iu Greenwood Deceihher :j 1st.   '       it begins Lo clearly  define  thedii-  '1-:. S. Busby, customs .inspector,'fe,'^co betvv,'w   ���������"''k-1*"' fin(1  spent the jiast two  weeks  in  the  district.  There is yet. hope, Rpggif.  The    loo il    lodgo    Knight-j  'yl-hias lyill   hold   their eighth i  ���������^���������ta*^* r������ enonmi ���������nsiRwrn- tn >  Means -Good  Health.  Healthful plumbing at reasonable prices is our business. '���������Standard' Fixtures" make your bathroom  health)*, sanitary and modern. A  full Hue of heating stoves at cost.  Banking by Mai!.���������People living at a distance may send in deposits  or withdraw cash by mail.    Write for particulars.  l-i. F. STOW, MANAGER   GREFT'WCOD CRUNCH.:  trFWrtf+W+Wf*;*-  "771"  Pi  tH"  ffl  it*?  ffl  ���������F+-������F+*+'F-FH-F+--F^^^  ������       -     BANK   OF'MONTREAL u  ESTAQLISH-D   1017.  PAID   UP   CAPITAL, $14,000,000. REST,  511.000,000  UNDIVIDED PROFITS, $422,689.98  (lpiicr.il HiinKiiif,- Itu-.iiif-.-.l'Pr.������ii-.it������ fi ���������!.    Dr.ift, KmicM on nit  points, ami I'ollcc  'I'Olli tll.lllo III Inttl'it  nit?-,.  SAVINGS SANK DEPARTMENT   "|    W. r. PROCTOR,  INTEREST ALLOWED AT CURRENT RATES    J ?/I Aj\AGER GRE"NWOOO BRA^Ch  'ffl-f������-pF^^re-fr^+^>-f+^.--*.|f--i-F4*^^  n  si  ffl  m  n  T  * Jilit  niono*.*i-.*j  LSi.  -<fcppo*?it������~NoV(lcii Hiitcl,  *���������������*������������������������������ ^*=J*--=U 'N.-UW * J JUTE * WOJTAuir, * ������^-.-tr������ Xa.***XTVCm^**<  Furs,  Blouses,  I'lubrt'  Slipper  Chntelaincs.  Gloves,  Neckwear.  irandkerchiefs  Select Your Presents Eiir-lv.  Dry Goods.  E*Si5taS������i'335^3  RENDELL   8l   CO.    Millinery.  iCOO������C������O0t3O'3S*J������ir^-a'3OSC������i'33������  H  flGadquarters for  W. .J. Cook of'thc customs oflice.  (Jrand Forks, was <*, visilor in the  cif.y "Sfiturday.  Iu Midway Tfardy- ik Co. arc  showing several lines, of good1-*  suitable for Christmas pn'������cnts.  of  )in   411.1111   linen ���������_-��������� "_���������.111n annual ball on   the  evening of January  1st.  G. 0. Hodge, FupeVinteiuleut of  the B. CI. Telephone' company,  came, in Friday and lel'i -for Nelson Saturday.  Mrs. J. W. Nelson left for Spokane Sunday morning, being culled  there by the serious illness of her  sister, Mrs. Tynan.  Mrs. J. It. Jackson of Midway  has returned from a.three monthj'  visit in Vancouver, Seattle, Ta-  corna and other coast points.    '  '��������� Fred Munn writes that he is  now living in Sa-n Diego, California, and goes around every da}' in  his shirt sleeves amid the flowers  and or/inges. ��������� N  -v Noble Binns, of Trail, I). D. G.  M. paid an official visit, to the  Phoenix Masonic lodge ��������� Friday  evening. About twenty member--*  of the order from Greenwood were  present. "        l  The 'Hotel National has been  painted and jiapeied until it looks  as beautiful as a. midsummer dream.  The landlords evidently believe in  getting ready for the boom sin  Greenwood.  Duncan Mcintosh returned from  the coast Monday. ITe reports .the  -boom ^ightly'wflfed in"the coast  cities but the business /nen confident that the deprcs-iiiin will'last,  only a few weeks.  T. M. Gulley, Frank Tye and  Thos. .Xing returned this week  from Stewart kike, where they  were with the Nicholson party.  Thos, Hemmerle and Frank Mo-  sher are expected in this week.  The Greenwood Liquor Co. ha-  just received a carload of goods  from Europe. It contains giu'  from Rotterdam, brandy from  France, and whiskey from Ireland  and Scotland. The linn also has  just received a carload of Walker's  famous Canadian whiskeys.  The manner of advertising courts  of revision for cities in British Columbia does .not look .sensible.  The advertisement has to appear  for live consecutive days in some  paper circulating in the district.  As there are no daily papers 4n  Greenwood, business of this kind  has to be sent to Nelsou. "  R. J. MofLit has returned to the  city after* spending several months  in the provinces cast of the Rockics**  rie was in Rcgina for some  tinip,  and   states   that   that  city  is the  richest  corporation for  its  size in  Canada, and has some of  the  most  .*T"t4l"Z tSTZCT) iJnTCIv  costly churches on  this continent.  j I fli-  ilCUU \ IV I. A-Lt! t.*,.om   ;U1   intftllK'tiuil   standpoint  j, isuon, u. o.. i |.e does not think the prairie pr>v-  ^Will be npproci'ited by the Touri.st.s,; iiu.0i, Jiro developing   very rapid!v.  travelers and  JUiiiui#  ilcn visiting the' id t  Siocan.   Everything up-to-date.       '       i     Komenibcr   the   Xnifis  Tree cn-  mrv*i     fyicrJrdr'^r^r'' tertaiumtMit to be given in J-n'Miv-  .   ill.   JtSElMIMJti 1 1 ,'terian church Friday evening, Dec.  ! -Otti. An excellent piograinnie is  ! being provided, consisting of club-  ,' swinging by the hoys, drill by the  ; girls, songs, recitations, choruses  I by the children, Santa CIiiiin etc.  'Admission 'J.') cents, children In  (cuts. ['arents and others who    - i wish In put  presents  on  the  tree  llounfninoer and Kootc-!",av du so'  !    A souvenir spoon  ent, at   this  season.  is fi cuic pres-  See them at  Colo's Jiook s-tore.  -THIS AHD THAT.  Uancouv������r, B. (2.  Rates���������American plan, SJ.2.")  and 61.30 a clay : European plan,  .It) and 70 cents a day. Free omnibus meets all trains and boats.  Baths free: telephone in each corridor ; 100 rooms : hotel is centrally located ; baggage stored .pee:  special rates for families aud large  parties.  T. J. KOCERTS, Proprietor.  John J. Lnncstaft' has left Ash-  croft and settled'in  Vernon.  "A grqat. many tie-i are being cut  in East Kootenay this winter.  ,The St. Fugone at Moyie paid  S-J-1.000 in ,wagcj.on Tuesday. *  About, fifty men working for the  Porto Rico Lumber comptmy in  Fast Kootenay quit work last  week because their pay was cut-  from 8-1 lo 82.00a day. '  Geo.' ID. Winkler and A. E.  Thomfi.s are putting in a diamond  drill fit a coft! prospect nearOkana-  gan lake. ���������������  This is a mild winter. The rose?  are. blooming in Nelson, Ed. An-  grignon is picking raspberries in  New Denver, while the frogs and  grasshoppers are still singing  fiiomul -Okanagan lake. Here in-  Greenwood the wood merchants  'wear anxious faces, while the  .birds aie ���������-(.ill singing around  .Phoenix, and the grass is green at  Midway. British Columbia is indeed a glorious country.  In the spring ;in automobile line  will be eafcabli-lied bptween Cranbrook find Windermere. Greenwood once had an auto but it  seems to have disappeared.  The North Star at Elk aud Cran-  hrook are obout to resume operation-*. /  InJChieago W 'l"*e now boiled  ^without water, electricity having  taken its place. As yet no process  ���������'has been dif-eovered to make old  'eggs youthful.  Burglars are busy in Katnloops,  ���������Somebody should wake up the policeman.  , Purley Ward has quit pegging  away in Sandon and. moved to Nelson. In this case Sandon loses but  Nelson wins.  During November the police  made .'-57 arrests in Rossland.  Twelve women were included in  the list.  The two creameries in the Chilli-  wack valley have sold $100,000  worth of butter this year.  Billy Sanders, formerly of Xaslo.  has a townsite on the Skceua river  called Copper River city.  Dan McPhail of Kaslo is start:  ing an hotel at Copper River City,  on the Skcena river.  Miss S.vrah Lle-wton of Grand  Forks has been engaged to teach  school in Rossland.  A. K. Idler has leased for a year  the Evening Star mine at Rossland.  Hydraulic placer mining has  been very siiccesbful in Cariboo  this year.  Miss   Man*  Anderson    rncpntlv  Thecouncil met Moridiiy***Wr*n*'  ing, Mayor Bunting, and' Aldei-  men- Desros-iers, Nelson, and Sullivan, being present.'-'Minutes of  the 'previruir meeting, w'ere "read  ���������itiVl adopted. ;  A - letter- was . read from Sister  Aloysiusre water rate. Tt was de-,  cided to inform the Sacred Heart  hospital that the water rate as  fixed will b" charged after Jauu-  'iry J sfe   190S.  Tho lollox. iug accounts were ordered paid .-  Dominion C"i,mci- Co ..*. S3''i"i 00  IT. W. Mon <���������      .| 20  K. Halh'tl...       u co  Canadian Elf'trii'(-i         fiO'HJ  (!   II   Uniplct      2r N)  Iliinioi'-Kc.iliicl; r\>           fi 09  Kns'-i'll Law ('iiiitiicld ui      | .jo I  White tiros,      '.      475;  Cico. ISvnnB       '..    2H 00.  Cauicrnii & \J.;Don,il(l       7 8')'  A.S. muck            5 00  XUl'.u'I.roi  ,..    J" O'll  n.-McK-i-c,      37 00  A. I)   rinlletr       8 40  The lire and light committee reported having bought a horse from  the Dominion Copper company for  , Tlie water committee reported  having mow-d the hydrant from  Louise to Wood street.  By-law 127 had its final reading  and was passed..  The mayor and Aldermen Sullivan and Nelson were appointed a  court of revision. *  Council adjourned.  No.-*21'  Sleighs suitable for boys or girls  can be piocurc.d at the store of J.  L.   Cole.-.      They   make    a   nice"  Christmas  present,  lo papa.  Whisper this  TIIE BUSY JAP.  Tn all tln'p country there is no  finer display of Chinaware than  can be seen at the store of J. L.  Coles in Greenwood.  IN THE SLOGAN.  . J. G. Duck, principal owner of  the. Maggie, fi property now being  developed above Cody, passed  through en route to Nelson last  Monday to purchase another ore  car and a large quantity of steel  rails. A strike of great importance wa5* made a f'jw days ago  whilst' sinking was going on. A  new spur was uncovered with a  showing of 2-1 inches of clean galena. Mr. Theo S. Hod kin, Mr.  Diick's attorney, will arrive in a  few days from Milwaukee to inspect the property.  .From the Bluebird comes most  excellent reports. This property  has been shut down for several  vears, but this summer a lease and  bond was obtained by a syndicate  of local men, consisting of Messrs.  P. and R. Mc Landers, J. A. Mc-  Landers, J. A. McKninoii, R.  Turner find A. Forn-st, and drifting on the lead they have struck  20 inches of galena ore, a car of  which is now sacked for shipment.  .A few month-) ago we reported :sistance.  that the Goodenough group had  been bonded by a syndicate of S.iu-  don minuig men, who.-e program  was to crosscut the rich Ueco-  Goodenough led^e, from which the  riehoc-t. cu* of ore said to have been  shipped from the di.-trict was extracted. The cro-scut at the time  of che syndicate taking up the  property was in 200 leec, and this  has now been driven for another  200 feet. We have it from wh u we  ���������.'ou-iider a reliable source that 11  inches of ore lias been struck, but  we do not think, that they are iu  far enough yet for she main ledge  to have been tapped. The cue is  of a much lower grade.���������SUjcmh  Mining Review.    - i  Kssington  would  be one  of the  best towns in  British  Columbia if  the  Japanese  were excluded from  fis-hing on   the Skeena  river,   and  the 'Chinese in  the  canneries replaced by Indians  or   whites-   It  docs not  require   much   argument;  to convince an open   mind that the  presence of tlie Japanese here is  on the increase,  and   that if  matters are allowed to go  on; the percentile of white and Indian li-iher-  meu will become-  lamentably' less  with   each  year's  operations.     It  will'mean that the  fisheries, both  deep aud river, will'be handled by  the Japanese.    Once  the  Oriental  opens his eyes  to  the fact that he  al-o is not debarred f .'om  selecting  a cauuery sight and   operating the  same, then will tho  canuers' association realize that  the  Mongol is  treading on  h!s  top,s.    This  is no  dream.    It is stern reality:    What  bett?r proof is needed to bring this  juatter home than  the operations  of the   Ikcda Bay Mining company  on Queen Charlotte  islands.    It id  purely Japanese  from  top  to bottom,   with a Japanese   physician  and a Japanese mail  carrier.    The  company is capitalized at a million  dollars and is a close corporation. -  They have over one hundred men  working   ami   shipments   already  made show   tlie  properties  to  hi*  very rich.    It must  follow  that if  the Japanese can mine successfully  on a large scale  iu this  province,  tliey can also, with   equal  success,  conduct a business for  which they  appear   to   be   specially 'adapted.  When this conies about the cauners'  association will be sending delegations to Ottawa for government as-  Port Essiugton Sun.  Santa Clans is in town and will  unpack a large stock of dolls and  toys at the store of J. L. Coles.  The Columbia cigar is in.icle fivm  Canada's Defences.  The nervousness  of  British Columbia at the alien inroad is partly  due to a reason  which  one glance  at the map of Canada  will  render  intelligible.     Except  for  the  two  throf.cls of steel with which the Cv.  npdinn   Pacific   railway   traTerses,  j tii3 Rocky Mountains,  that  prov-���������  | iu-e is isolated from the rest of the  1 Dcminion   for    all    serious   com-  I niercial and military purposes.    If  j Canada shoijjd  become  the object  of attack by any  Pacific power, a  i handful of the hitter's  subjects already in  the country  might,    by  1: ptpr  'timistie.  ' Their at'-''  e present dificulty is  PROPRIF/rOH  *o$  Furniture,  Carpets,  Linoleums,  Upholstery,  Bedding,   ':"  ���������;.:;-  Window Glass ���������:  Picture Framing  r.i-  I T.M.Sal ley &&������.,  ���������|   '���������  ....*/,.-.-...,..���������  .%  .  I Greenwood's 13ig Furniture Store, i  %^3fiOffieO������QG-������:5SQ3eeS03������-������B������G������  ^swas-H*^^  *"i i*lV; V_i  A house furnished with tho best,������niost artistic,  useful and in all that goes to make a homo comfortable and pleasing to the eye at reasonable prices,  drop a line to 1'). J" Roberlson &' Co. at Nelson', B.  0.    Goods guaranteed the Best for the price.  'Q  "LIIL.  nay   Standard  Made bv  Cigars.  3. (2. tftelin % m, nelson  /p. Ilegular monthly meeliiigu of  -*ftSf Greenwood Indira No. 27, A. F.  /S/' & A.M., lire held on tlie lii-.st  'PliiuHday in eiii-li inontliiii I'ra-  tci'iiity'luill, Wood block, tloveriiinciit  struct. -Greenwood.' Visiting brel-lirun  arc cordiiiUy-invited to attend. '(*  k.-h. waWkkn; H*. M.  .IAS, S.  ItlUNIi:, Soci-i-liii-y.  W. F. M,  Greenwood Minei-s'  I:iiiiiu, N'o. 2J, W,  F  M., nii'its every  Saturday evcnhi"' in  I'ninii Hull, Co|'-  |!ei* Htrect, Greenwood, i������t 7:IW.  ( Al.so in hull at   Mother [.ode. mine,  'i'liursdav ovenlngK fit 7:ii(i,  It. A. MATIIMISON, 8eei'etaiv.  c.  v.3.  BAKER -  I'l'oviiu-ial Assiiyornnd Ore  .Sliip|u'i'n' Agent. Uorren-  potiilniicosnllitlted. Siunfilen  recufvi; promp'; attontinn.  ri.l,   OKKICNtVOOO,   IS,   (1,  I  *l  The mining situation in the dis-  (rict    reimiins     nucha ngod.      Although  dispatches  in  outside  papers   stated   last   week   that   the  Granby would resunitj*work on the  J 5th or 7th, the company hasn't yet  ! put  any  men   to, work.    At   .the  i Mother Lode in  Dead wood camp  no^additions  have  been made  to  the force, find the company's .smelter is a  smokeless -ope. .The Do-  minioii- Oopj)er.'.Vco'iiipahy's ��������� mines  and smelfrfltl'ir.o still,very.deach  ... ;-Y>'������iV '��������������������������� ��������� ���������' ''���������      ������������������'. ' ---.;i.-' ���������;������������������ ���������  A. M. Wiisoh, for a number of  years    iissociated   with   Geo.  }].  Cropley  iii  business here, died'iii  j Vancouver on the 28th NoviMiiber.  : Deceased   had   been  ailing for a  I iiumbof of years- with what ho be-  jiieved to be asthina, -but being a  | Christian    Scientist, \ refused-   to  ' see ii physician.    A fow^yceks pc-  fore his death a doctor was called  iu and found the toublo to'be caused  by a tumor on  one .of his lungs  and also pressing 'the air passage.  nit deceased was then too w.eak to  undergo an operation.  R,    Gardom,   formerly   customs  tlie Beatrice mine in the L-irdcin  The total debt of British Columbia is eight millions i-f dollars.  Real estate is dull in Vancouver, principally beciuse the hanks  have tied a knot on the money  bag-;.  Colonel  Stone of IC-i������lo has gone  .���������hoice tobacco, luid smokers should ith(} destruction  of the  niilway  aud  off  British Co  eastern base, and  Nesn  passes,  cut  its  in  Kicking  died in Chicago.   She forme, 'y ran | look for it when in search of some-1 ^      (>ow  an   hotel at  Beaton   landing, ::*.ul j thing that will  delight  the senses. I Horse'  was one of the principal  owners of, * .-I---- ,: l���������mbia from  Westward do! | place it absolutely at the mercy of  A production of ]*J!) pngfs wortiiy  houses of the  to Honolulu for the  E.   M.   Saudi  of the big publishing  Fast is  llie  Christ in.i-.  lrunbcrof,  i ���������' Westward   Ho !"    With  a h.uid '  | some   cover    design,    printed    in  1 colois, replete with interc-ting and '  1 seasonable stories  find   well   illus-,  tr.ited   the   December   i-sue   is  ai  W'lter. 'credit to the journalistic enterprise'  mds,   one  of  the of the publisheis, and  of its home,  a naval assailant. Now that Canada has assumed the responsibility ���������  >A her own ibfences. there i-* no  military problem that requires  closer attention than this of the  western coast line.���������Pall Mall  Gazette.  Splendid   fusortment of  Christmas cards at Cole's book -tore.  veterans of tlie Slocan, is now gov- eity,    Vancouver.     Captain ('live ;  eminent agent on Moresby island.   Phillip.-- Wooley, the Pool Laureate ������������������  of the West, has a remarkable con- '���������  J. A. Whitticr has closed down  the Goodenough mine in .fcheSlo-  can for.the.winter.  ���������The loc;\1 paper reports Dr. Simmons doing a large business in  Now.Denvei*.  The steamer Rossland has been  taken from the run on the Arrow-  lakes and laid up for the winter.  0. I)/ (iocpel will remove from  Vancouver to Grand' Forks.  T. K. Cue, father of the celebrated printer Harold Cue, is moving his family from England to  New Deuver.      /  ' Lust week the mines of Rossland  produced tylOO tuna of ore.  This week George Torney reopened the Moakin hotel   in Trail..  The labor' men of Vancouver arc  demanding' Dunsintiir's resignation, owing to his* connection with  bringing Japs to B. 0.  Job Printing at, The Ledge,  j trihiition, "Heard in the Club ;"  i the editor continues his series of  |:'.*. Men I Have Met,", with asketeh  of Henry M. Stanley ; ..Mrs, Annie  Dalton has a charming story for  the children, " How the .Blue'Pig  Made Believe," and Miss" Mabel A.  R, McLean's " the Hospitable. .Mr,  Maelie," is (me of ..the, cleverest,  humorous stories evor printed J'-  the West.. Bonnycastie Dale, one  sf tin; leading (lanadiiin naturalists,  deals this month wit.li a ������������������Camera  Story of the Musk rat.'' which he  illustrates. There are -a dozen  more short storie-*. livery British  Columbian interested in the de-  iielopmeut of a. purely western  magazine should read the Ninas  Westward Ho I  French Exclusion.  The real estate linn of Solomon  ���������&. O'Sullivan had lots for sale- in a  new suburban addition. O'Sulli-  van���������young, enthusiastic and  Irish ���������was writing the. advertisement, the national eloquence flowing from his pen. He urged impending purchaser*-* to seize tho  [Kissing moment. v  " Napoleon not-only met opportunity, he created it."  Mr. Solomon read this line in  the advertisement slowly and carefully. ''This fellow, Napoleon,"  he said ; "what's tiie u^e of ������d���������/"������������������-  tisiiig him with our money V''���������Xo-  veifiber Lippincott's.  Drty dollars are not cleani.ed by  throwing one of them into the contribution bo.v.  When y;  headstone,  u want a  write  to  inoiiiiment or  the Kootenay  .Uarble Works, Nelson, B. C.  This Helps Snnie.  Tin; tone of  newspapers of  ih  We arc very apt to call that  man an iconoehist who knocks one  of our pet theories* into ainirhereeiiB  A good cause is never 'permanently advanced iby truckling for  the support of it vicious element.  Bou'nda>  4,1,611*120  j-iai+i^Tiuich  to restore .cqnOdenco '  in the mining and smelting centers  of,British Columbia's  great copper J  l^elt....It,is'to' be "hoped  that  the  business men and others interested-  will recognize'the service of their  local papers in 'this  regard' and do '  fill in their power to  maintain   the  confident   temper   of /their   most   ���������  loyal friends the press.    Too often ;  in times of  depression,   the  local  newspaper, which   is  the only effective  influence that  is  working  for   better   conditions, "is- left   to  wage a  trying campaign  with the  supply  department  so rbusily  engaged in serving out ammunition  that it forgets the commissariat on-'  tirely.    There is no index of good  times more readily 'accepted  than  vigorous advertising.'���������Ferine Free  Press.  v ���������",*',  ���������^ THE    LEDGE,    GREENWOOD,    BRITISH    COLUMBIA.  aess  FOR   WINTER  EVENINGS.  1  Identification   a   Good   Game   For   Fiction  Readers.  A good game' for a company of action readers is called Identiik-atiou. It  Is easily arranged and never falls to  "take" with Intelligent people.  Wheu the amusement is nliout to be-  giu the hostess distributes uiuong her  guests large cants or strips of card-  boaI'd ou which are the names of Efty  characters, male mid female, extracted  from stuiidni'cl or popular novels, who  must be identified.  '/his Is done by writing opposite the  name of the character tiie title of the  novel in whicli it figures. Each player  may huve a separate list, or one list  may be given to each pair of partners  who work together to complete it.  In preparing a set of characters  avoid selecting those which fill title  roles or who ure too fnmlllar to the  render.  A good beginning for such a list  would be:  Babble ("The Mttle Minister"). -  Dinah Morris ("Adam Bede").  Nydin ("The Last Days of Pom pell").  Kate llurdcustle ("She Stoops to  Conquer").  Adam Moss ("A Kentucky Cardinal").  Little Eve ("Undo Tom's Cabin").  Blanche Amor.v ("Penilcnnis").  I'osiiniund L.vdgate ('���������Middlemarch").  Sir Lucius O'Trigger ("The Rivals").  Josephine March ("Little Women").  Siinclio Piuizii ("Don Quixote").  Edward Fairfax Kochestcr ("Jane  Eyre").  Miss Eupheniii Duudas ("Thaddeus  of Warsaw").  Noddy Boliin ("Our Mutual Friend").  Mrs. Malaprop ("The Rivals").  Lady Teazle ("The School For Scandal").  Quilp ("Old Curiosity Shop").  Eugene Marchbuuks ("Candida").  Lucy Dash wood ("Charles O'Mal-  le.v").  rumens Fletcher ("John Halifax").  A popular or standard novel would  make u good choice in prizes, to be  awarded for the longest list of correct  answers.  ANOTHER MAMMOTH LINER.  BEDS AND   BEDMAKING.  Many False Notions on This Important  Subject Exploded.  Many people used to have an impression that to sleep on a soft bed  had a spice of wickedness in it arid  that the harder the mattress the greater the virtue of the sleeper.  This arose in great part from the  fact that feather bods were generally  condemned as unhealthy, and the ignorant: at once seir-ed the idea that  they were unhealthy because soft,  whereas they are unhealthy because  they do not permit of proper ventilation.  More and more we learn that the  foundation of liea/th lies in an abundant supply of fresh air and that the  root of many a disease is in the want  of it. In heal Hi many of us spend n  third of our time actually in bed and  in sickness much more, so it is of thc  gi-eiitest importance that the bed and  everything connected with it should  be thoroughly ventilated.  It goes without saying that the bedroom must itself be airy and thc fresh  air have free hcccsm to it.  From the point of view of health It  is a matter of Indifference whether the  bedstead be of wood or 'of 'ron. but  the most comfortable and at the same  time healthy are those fitted with  chain spring mattresses. These mattresses may be bought separately and.  fitted to any bedstead.  AIDS TO   BEAUTY.  Small white .spots which often appear on the nails are caused from  bruising.  Thin arms should be washed twice a  n day with a fine lather of soap, rinsed  well, dried thoroughly and then rubbed vigorously. This treatment will  "������������������ring the pores Into action and induce  a healthy condition of the skin.  It Is nonsense to think that soap and  water and a complexion brush will  cause a growth of hair on the face.  Superfluous hair is more likely to grow  on a dust laden, oily skin. Soap, hot  water and a complexion brush used  every night are necessary to get the  face'"lean. A good.cream will counteract the drying eD.-ets of the soap.  First Aid Valise.  Are you thinking of taking a number of youngsters on a vacation, or  lire you off for a motor trip?  if you are you need a first aid valise.  This is the'latest'production'of those  purveyors who are always Inventing  *.>inething useful for the motorist. It  is- n small but very useful receptacle of  remedies for bruises, cuts and other  i'ls that may. alas, befall the traveler  en automobile.  Rolls of lint, flasks of cooling and  healing lotions, scissors, a small bottle of brandy nnd other Items of first  did utility nrp contained In n little  leather box. the. color of which must  lie determined by the lining of the  car. Of course It may serve on any  sort of a Jaunt.  Peppermint Candy,  ritigar. one cute flavoring, one tea-  Kpoonful: water, n quarter cup. Boll  water nnd sugar seven or eight minutes.  Take off the stove and add the peppermint flavoring. Stir briskly with a  large spoon until quite thick. Then  pour Into n well buttered pan and set  on the ice to cool.  Valuo of Tact.  Women have more constant need of  exercising the gift of tact than men.  Theirs Is. ns a nilc. es.-'ntitlnlly the day  of little things, nnd n little of it serves  to leaven most of tlie heaviest lumps  of life.  Sister Ship to thc Lusitania Puts Out  to Sea.  The mammoth Cunanler Mauritania, the largest ship in the world,  recently made her first trip to sea, a  vast cheering crowd, estimated at half  a million, watching her progress down  the Tyne. The vessel's displacement  exceeds that of the Lusitania by 700  tons, and her proportionately greater  engine power, will, it is confidently  expected at Wallsond, give her half  a knot more speed. As the leviathan  was slowly towed down thc river the  scenes of excitement grew. At every  yard and factory on the banks the  workmen took a rest to see her progress, while yard buzzers, hooters, and  steumers' whistle rent the air with  greeting. In Shields Harbor there was  a perfect pandemonium of noise, for  every vessel possessing any noise-  producing instrument thought fit to  use it.  Crossing the b'ir the tugs cast loose,  nnd the record-breaker steamed majestically out to sea. The Man retail ia  is 790 feet long and 88 "eft in beam,  80 feet longer Than the Great Kastern  nnd 5 feet wider, while the combined  displacement of the Dreadnought and  thc Great Eastern would, scarcely-  equal that of the new ocean greyhound, which is, when nroper'y tun-,  ed up, to ba c-'n-hle or an average-  ocean spend of 2.r> knots. Over 4.000.-  000 rivets have been usH in the hull  of the Mnurct'iniii, and 20 000 steel  plates, while h"r f*o;il bunker? have  been so arranged thnt her vital parts'  are well protected, in case the need  should nrisi> at fiv time for her use  as a cruiser. Willi a crew of ibnnt  800, the passenger nen(immo'*i.ition of  the Maurefenia will b" for at 1 <������������������"'*��������� .*VV>  first-class, 500 second-cl-iss, and 1.300  stcernsre passeneers. All sections of  the ship are in comninn'fntion by  means oE Menhones. and electric  curling-tongs heaters hnve hf-en provided for the use of the lady passengers.  will  Shortage   In   Grain   Crops.  One  hundred   million   dollars  scarcely cover t.h    i" -   m ������������������'���������'    --  of eastern and central Canada's agricultural products this year, compared  with last. The shortage in Ontario  alone is estimated by President James  MacEvoy of the Provincial Farmers'  Association as equal to $80,000,000. In  the northwest, however, while there  is a short yield per acre of a third  or a fourth in some districts and less  or more in others, with variations in  qualities, superior in some places and  inferior in others, the total area under grain this year is so much larger  than last year as to more than compensate for every possible loss in  yield per acre and depreciation  in qualities, while the net income to the farmer per bushel is expected to be larger. Increased prices  are also looked for in the eastern provinces. Taking the country at large,  therefore, the net result is likely to be,  if anything, a slight increase in the  aggregate sum received by the agricultural interests, with a volume of business for the railway and transportation interests about equal to or not  much less than that of 190G.  In the cattle trade, the beef cattle  moved from the ranges of Saskatchewan and Alberta for export this year  will not exceed 50.000 head, compared  with 74,000 head last year. The shortage is due to the fact that after the  winter of 1004 there were scarcely any  yearlings to be had for putting into  the herd to mature for the trade of  1907.  An Highwayman's Grave.  In a corner on Dorchester street  in the grounds of the Grey Nuns or  Sisters of Charity of Montreal, stands  a tall cross o; red-stained wood. The  popular narrative, says Canada, ia  that it marks the grave of a notorious  highwayman, who robbed and murdered habitants on the lonely road  in the olden time. The legend is not  quite true. But Belisle, the convict  in question, was guilty of housebreak-  irg and of an atrocious double murder under the French regime. He  lived on the Grand Chemin du Roi  (Dorchester street): and on the other  side of the road Lved Jean Favre and  his wife, Marie Anne, both of whom  were reputed to have lots of money  hidden away in their house. One  dark night Belisle b-oke into the  house and fired his pistol at Favre,  but only wounrW him. Then he stabbed him to death with a hunting  knife, which he also plunged into the  breast of Favre's wife when she came  to her husband's aid, finally despatching her-with the blow of a spade. He  was suspected, tried, and convic'td.  He was condemned to torture.: ordinary and extraordinary, and to le finally "broken alive." The sentence  was carried out on the old .Custom  House sen-are. Belisle was drawn and  quartered, nnd left lying on his back  to die, his face to the sun. Then his  body was b'-ried at the cross ro.->ds*  at Guy and. Dorchester, streets, and a  cross erected to mark  the spot.  Mistook Bear For Dog.  William Coons, a Kinmount man,  had an exciting experience one evening recently on his way home from  Bobcaygeon. where he had paddl-.-d in  a canoe. While crossing Little Bob  Lake in the dusk he encountered* a  black bear swimming in the water,  and for a time it looked as if the bear  wns going to corne out the victor in  the encounter. Coons at first thought  when within a short distance of the  bear that the animal was a dog and  struck at it with his paddle. It was  then the discovery wns made that it  wns a bear, and with one stroke of his  paw the canoe was unset and the man  and bear were struggling in the wnter.  The attack had evidently infuriated  the animal, for he fought viciously  and when Mr. Coons at last rcrichel  ENCOUNTERED A SHARK.  Wolffe Makes Fourth Attempt to Swim  , English  Chaine'.  Mr. J. Wolffe undo hi-, i'ouith effort  to swim from England in i'runce last  week. The start was made from the  South Foreland at halt-pust six in  the morning. Wolffe 'tiuon settled  down to his staady, powerful stroke,  and inside of two hours was well  south of the Goodwin Sands and four  miles on his onijiiyi-nrcc'rany 7890.?..  miles on hi.-s journey ucioss. , The  northeast breeze was "holding up the  tide and enabling the swimmer to  make a very direct course, and by  10 30 he was nbout sis miies out. The  Dover mail steamer for ('alais pass-id  at H.40, when the swimmer was judged to be about. Bight miles from  the English hind, west of St. Margaret's Hay. The tcm-'crnture of the  sea was GO, which is low for a swim  oi this kind, but Wolffe does not  know what it is to .'ocl cold in the  water.  The breeze went right round to the  west soon after midday, and that  prevented Wolfle weltering as much  as was anticipated, and as much as  could have been wished, there being  the risk that with tlie westerly wind  backing up the flood tide the swimmer would bo carried too far eastward to effect n landing on either of  the big capes���������Grisnez or Blancnez���������  thus considerably lengthening the  swim. Wolffe-and his party returned  to Dover at 10.30 p. m., the plucky  swimmer having again been defeated  by adverse conditions after a strenuous effort lasting 111-2 hours, in which  he got within two miles of Cape  Blancnez. During all the afternoon  and evening he was fighting hard  against very heavy seas, which were  swamping him again and again.  tn one part of thc swim Wolffe had  a rather terrifying experience. An  enormous fish, which Capt. Birch-  field, the pilot, and others aboard state  to have been a bottle-nosed shark,  suddenly jumped partially out of the  water so close to Wolffe, who was  striking out at the time, that lus hand  -swept down the monster's stomach.  Wolffe spurted away with the inquiry whether there were any sharks  about. Thc unpleasant incident ended with the disappearance of the  shark, which dived below. Wolffe's  battle with the rough seas eventually  exhausted him, and he had again to  give up with his goal in sight. He  states that he will not' again attempt  the task this year.  AN UNWORLDLY CHURCH.  The Only One That Can Dominate the  Future.  In a sermon in Holy Tiinity Church  during the celebration of the 300th anniversary of the founding of the Anglican Christianity in America the Lord  Bishop of London, gave his idea of  the characteristics which the Church  that shall dominate the future must  possess.  The most evangelistic, the most  catholic the most orthodox Church, he  said, will produce no effect upon the  world if it is not clearly and unmistakably, and bafurc all the world, unworldly itself. Bear with me, then,  when I say, as my last word, that the  greatest danger of the Church on both  sides of the Atlantic is worldlinesa.  In one sense it is impossible for the  Church to mix too freely with the  world. Into the slum of East London,  into the business of Wall street, into  the mining camps at Klondyke, the  Church must go, and no human interest in the world is outside the interest of the Church.  "But, on the other hand, to run a  church simply as a man runs a successful business is to spell ruin and  failure and shame for the most orthodox  Church in the world."  A DOCTOR'S HEROISM.  COLLARS  The very finest linen,''  properly shrunken and made  . specially for us, is used for the  facing of the "Aspen"���������the  collar here illustrated. 20c. each,  3 for 50c. Sizes 14 to 18;  heights 2# and 2*4 inches.    13  TOOK! BROTHERS, LIMITED, MONTREAL.  m  ���������The Jay City  His Very Remarkable- Feat Required  Strength as Well as Bravery.  The author of "The Malakand  Field Force" records the following  leed, which was performed in India  and was indeed a noble one. It oc-  surred after night had fallen upon* a  iiotly contested battleground. The  British had with great difficulty repulsed an enemy overwhelmingly  superior in numbers and had withdrawn into their defenses. The deadly ' hollow some distance in front of  iheir lines, called "the cup," was  commanded from several directions  by the fire of the natives and swept  at intervals by their swordsmen. -  Lieut.  Ford   had   been    seriously  THE POISGI  MUST BE REMOVED  From the System���������BoiBa Kidneys and Bowels Aro Restored To Action By ;  There are three ways,"- and 'three  only, by whi.ch the system can be rid  of poisonous waste matter, the bowels,  the kidneys and the skin.  The bowels are named first, because  on them falls the greater part of this  work, and so long as they do their  The New Jersey farmer sat- reading; ^ed in u7c ihouldST Thejmlh*   ������������#������ ^S^eSSS^oS-IS  a newspaper n day or two ago. When  ho had finished reading the account nt  'the trip of the ox team, from oceii'n  to ocoun, and the excitement its appearance caused in Broadway, he  laughed uproariously.  "Them New York City folks like to  puff themselves up," he said to hii;  wife. "There, now, what countryman  would ever block up a street, even  right here in Hohckus, to stand and  gap at an ordinary ox team? Pears  to me those city bodies better keep  quiet when we farmer people go over  there to see the**-sights. We stand and  look in surprise at their big buildings  but we don't block up no street look-  in' at ordinaly ox teams."���������New York  Tribune.  Do Not Delay.���������-When, through .debilitated digestive organs, poison finds  its way into the blood, the prime consideration is to get the poison out as  rapidly and as thoroughly us possible.  Delay may moan disaster. Purmclue's  Vegetable Pills will be found a most  valuable and effective medicine to assail the intruder with. They never  fail. They go at once to the seat of  the trouble and work a permanent  euro.  thc  "Silence  is  golden,"  re# arked  party with the quotation habit.  "Perhaps it is," rejoined the contrary man, "hut a dentist has never  yet been able to fill teeth with it."���������  Chicugo News.  .Minard's Liniment Cures Dandruff.  "At this point my hero'flings up a  car window."  "Do vou not go in for realism?"  "I do."  "Then you mean he pries and  wrenches up a car widow."���������Louisville Courier-Journal.  SCIATICA CURED  Corn'sh Sea Serpent.  The Rev. T. Davies, chaplain of a  Sheffield almshouse, and Mr. E. Dodg-  son, of Jesus College, Oxford, announce that they have seen a sea  serpent twenty feet long at Tintagel,  North Cornwalk���������^  The .; "sea serpent" was located  within 200 yards of the Tintagel  cliffs on the north coast of Cornwall,  or right in the shadow of King Arthur's castle. ..'  Mr. Dodgson writes: "At 11.45 a.m.  I was seated with Rev. T. C. Davies,  M.A., who is now staying at Clifton  house, Tintagel, on the edge of the  cliffs of the cove known as Gulla  Stan, at Tintagel, when he called my  attention to a black object that was  moving'at a distance, of about .200  yards very rapidly along the calm  -surface of the sea towards Tintagel  Head. In about a minute U had  disappeared behind the cliff that  bounds the cove on the west.  "It was a sea serpent, at least  twenty feet long, holding its large  head, with apparently some kind of  a crest or mane upon it, aloft. Unfortunately we had no telescope with  us, still less a kodak, wherewith to  take its likeness. We are told that  no such beast is known to have been  seen here. I have, however, seen a  large yellow and green snake swimming quite close to me in the sea at  Corunna, in the northwest of Spain,  and smaller ones like it in the  Spanish rivers. This fact may be  worth recording as a contribution  to the natural history of North  Cornwall."  Stealing Elephants In Slam.  The stealing of elephants seems to  be proceeding in Sinm on a scale  which the owners of the elephants do  not appear to find at all humorous,  says Country Life The industry in  which the elephants that are stolen  are so largely used is the teak timber trade, and it has been reported by  shore, after having been in the wat>;r I the B'itish consul that the thefts are  about half an hour, it was with a suit   interfering  with   the   profits   of   the  of badly torn clothes and a body with  many scratches made by the bear'n  claws. Coons declares thai his escape  was nothing short of miraculous, and  Btntes thnt "at one time he had given  up hope oi ever reaching shore alive,  Mrs. Chas. F. Haley Restored by Dr.  Williams' Pink Pills  "1 was utterly-helpless w'th sciatica. I could not move in bed without  aid. Doctors treated me, but I did  not improve. I used Dr. Williams'  Pink Pills and to-day am a well woman." This tribute'to the merits of  Dr. Williams' Pink Pills is made by  Mrs. Chas. P. Haley of Yarmouth  N. S. Two years ago she suffered most  severely from an attack of sciatica,  and for a number of months was an  invalid confined to her bed. She further states: "It is impo.-sible for me  to de.-jeiibe the pain from which I*  suffered. J endeavored to continue  my profession as a music teacher, but  was forced td give it up. Tlie uoctor  said the troub'e was sciatica, but his  treatment did not help me. I could  scarcely take a step without the most  acute pain shooting through my back  and down the limb. Finally 1 took  to my bed and lay there perfectly  helpless, and could not move without  aid. The pain was never absent.  I consulted another doctor, but  with no better results, and I began to  think I would always be a sufferer.  One day a friend who was in to see  me asked why I did not take Dr. Williams' Pink Pills, and on her advice  I decided to do so. The result was  beyond my most hopeful expectations.  All the pains and aches disappeared  and I have never since been troubled  with sciatica. I have -no hesitation  in '-recommencing.. Dr. "Williams'-Pink  Pills for the trouble from which I  suffered." '.'������������������'������������������.,..  When the blood is poor the nerves  are starved, then comes the agony ol  sciatica, neuralgia, or "perhaps partial paralysis. Dr. Williams' Pink  Pills actually make new, rich, red  blood, which feeds tho starved nerves,  drives out pain and restores health.  It is because^these pills "actually  make new blood that, they cure such  common ailments as rheumatism,  anaemia, backaches and headaches,  heart palpitation, indigestion and the  ���������painful irregularities of growing girls  and women. You can get Dr. Williams' Pink Pills from any medicine  dealer or by mail at 50 cents a box  or six boxes for $2.50 from the Dr.  Williams' Medicine Co., Brockville  Ont.  Ostrich  Eggs.  Ostrich eggs weigh about three and  a half pounds each.   They are some-  times eaten in Africa..  Warts.  Late experiments have suggested  that warts are due either to an ultra-  microscopic germ or a sojuble toxin.  Healthy tissue Inoculated with blood  from a wnrt has developed n growth  of new warts. No cultures have beed  tbtalncd.  Locust Trees.  Farmers   who  hre   planting  locust,  crees declare  that  there is 110 morej  profitable way of utilizing cheap land.  They figure In this \vny: Two thousand;  four hundred tret's can be planted to,  an acre,    In eight years these trees!  ���������will be lurge enough to cut for fence'  posts, nnd  each  tree   will yield two  posts.    At retail these posts will  be.  worth 25 cents each, or 50 cents a tree.,  That menus nt  retull  a  crop worth,  $1,200 per acre tit the end of eight-  years, or mi average of $150 an acre a  yettr.���������Kansas pity Journal,  The Afternoon Tea.  Orange strawy,ure among the dainty  tidbits thnt are frequently served with  afternoon ton. To make them the easiest, quickest way, remove the white  membrane from the orange peel, cut  Into thin, even strips and soak In cold  water for two hours. At the end of  that time wipe dry, Boll two cups of  sugnr with one of water until the  sirup threads, dip the straws Into this,  then lay on oiled pnper iintU the next  rlay.  Wh������n Cleaning Knives.  Add a tiny bit of carbonate of soda to  the   hath   brick   un    the   knlfehonrd  Knives will polish much more easily.���������  Homo Chat,  work. The extent of the troa-ble may  be gauged by the simple figures- conveyed by the facts that in. a space of  a little more than a year one firm had  2*J elephants stolen, of which 14 were  recovered, and another 22 stolen and  l.'J recovered. The crowning insult  ���������ippears to have been the stealing of  me of the consul's own transport elephants belonging to the British Government, which has now been missing  tor nearly a year.  Too Willing.  Old Lady (In tears, to chemist)���������Wl-  >vlll you poison my dear Ht-lJttlo'Fldo?  tie's In such���������such ugouy. Chemist (politely���������With pleasure, madam. Old  Ludy (Indignantly)���������With pleasure, you  iiiiBty, unfeeling innn! Then you shan't  1I0 It!���������London Answers.  A Fast Train.  Passenger���������Does /his train stop anywhere for dinner?  Briikeman���������Nab, It  don't.   Passenger���������Then..J understand  for the first time why It Is called 1  faat" train.���������Judge.  The Russian Artel.  An "artel" Is a Russian institution, a  kind of syndicate, In fact, among the  worklngmen of that country. A cer<  tain number of mechanics of nil descriptions Join together, forming gangs,  and undertake; such work as rail way  tasking, dock 'work, agricultural work  ind all kinds of skilled artisans' trades  and then share the profits between  them  cut the artery, and he was bleeding  to death when Surgeon Lieut. V. 'Hugo  came to his aid. The fire was too hot  to allow of lights' being used. There  was no cover of any sort. It was at  the bottom of the cup. Nevertheless  tho surgeon struck a match at the  peril of his lnc and examined the  wound. The match went out amid a  sputter of bullets, which kicked up  thc dust, all around, but by its uncertain light he' saw the nature of the  injury. ' %  "The officer had already fainted  from loss of blood. The doctor seized  the artery, and as no other ligature  was forthcoming he remained under  fire for three hours, holding a man's  life between his (ingcr and thumb.  When at length it seemsc! that.the  enemy had broken into^he camp ho  picked up the unconscious officer in.  his arms and, without relaxing his  hold, bore him to a place of safety."  For' m'anv hours after this feat, as  remarkable" for the strength displayed  as for thc heroism which inspired  it, the gallant surgeon's arm was  paralyzed and useless from the strain.  Little wonder. Not every man could  carrv another away, using one arm  only" and with the other hand retain-  a grasp which had already lasted  three  hours  upon  a  severed  artery.  "Had he not had the strength to  do so Lieut. Ford must have died,"  is the way his commanding officer  put it when he narrated the act in  his dispatches.  GET RID OF ENGLISHMEN.  Boers Are  Replacing Them  In South  African Constabulary.  The plan of the Boer Government  of the Transvaal to get rid of all the  Englishmen in the South African  Constabulary and replace them by  Boers is said to be causing great indignation among the men at home  on leave, who have been warned by  Sir Richard Solomon, the Transvaal  Agent-General, that if they return  they do so at the risk of dismissal.  One of the officers who was just about  to return after completing six  months' leave in England, says that  he has been informed in a letter from  a friend in South Africa that 900 men  would be discharged from the' Constabulary before long owing to the  work of the Het Volk. "I wrote for  my discharge on receiving Sir Richard Solomon's letter," he said, "and 1  shall stay in England. - I was in  Johannesburg once or twice not very  long ago, and I saw hundreds of men  there out of work.       '**  "If you ask me who is to blame for  nil thin, I say the British people, who  permit themselves to be blown about  here and there by every puff of wind."  Trooper F. Hooper, who came home  on April 1 last, having obtained his  discharge after six and a half years'  service, said he had been stationed  latterly 20 miles from Krugersdorp,  on the veldt. "Everybody from this  country in the service of the Transvaal Government," he said, "has suffered more or less from the pin-prick  policy of the Boers. I had enough of  it, and that is why I took my discharge, although I had taken the  trouble to become proficient in- the  Dutch language. They have all got  rifles���������service rifles. A man had to  get a recommendation from the police  before he could secure a gun; but I  have never known a case in which  the recommendation was withheld."  When the bowels fail, however, and  become sluggish and constipated there  is work thrown on the kidneys which  they ' have   no  business   to  do,   and  C, writes:���������"I haye found Dr.  Kidney-Liver   Pills    to    be  what I needed.    Since  1897  been  on  the    construction  Crow's .Nest Pass  branch  of  Chase's  exactly  I  have  of,   tne,  the  C  P. R., employed in all capacities and  exposed to all kinds .of weather.    I,  contracted  a  severe  cold,  then  pain  acro&s  the  back,' and  owing  to  the  hard fare, we sometimes had  t,o live  on, the liver got sluggish and ,.out of  working order., 'Dr.  Chase's  Kidney-'  Liver .Pills  seemed   to   be"the   very  1 ���������- 1   11 1   1    r 1      ..I - treatment   I   needed   and   thev   have  which they cannot do for. any-length       de n       {      j   j     J d a���������  of time without becoming deranged     Cllflsc,s 0intme|������lt   for    Ec7;emaa lasi,  Now there is only one medical treat- 'summer.    It cost only sixty cents a*  ment_winch recognizes the condition  box',  but was worth  $60.    The cure  of affairs, and mat is Dr. Chase's  Kidney-Liver Pills. This is, so far  as we .know, the only kidney medicine which regulates the bowels; ns  well as the"kidneys, and thereby removes the cause of trouble and cures  tho most complicated cases.  You can scarcely firfd a case of  kidney disease which did not begin  with liver niul bowel- troubles, and  which could not therefore have been  prevented by the use of Dr. Chase's  Kidney-Liver Pills.  Thousands of people arc ready to  testify to thc superiority of -Dr.  Chase's* Kidney-Liver Pills as a cure  for. kiclney troubles. The reason of  their efficiency is found in their action on the liver and bowels, as well  as the kidneys.  Mr.  R.  B.  Dixon,  McGillivrny,   B.  was  complete."  Mr. James J.' Jenson, Olds, Alta.;'  writes:���������"I have been troubled considerably with, lame back, which I  suppose came from derangements of  the kidneys, and 1 have never been  able to find a treatment that was so  prompt and effective in curing this-  ailment as Dr. Chase's Kidney-Liver  Pills. At two different times in my  life this preparation has entirely cured me of this trouble, and of late  years I have found it unnecessary to  use any medicine whatever.- I feel it  my duty to add this statement to the  many others which I see in recommendation of this excellent medicine."  Dr. Chase's Kidney-Liver Pills, one  pill a dose, 25 cents a box, at all dealers, or Edmanson, Bates & Co., Toronto.  WELCOME  NEWS  Childrens' Climb.  Two little children of Accrington,  England, Ida Partington, aged ten,  and her brother, Jack, nine, have performed the feat of scaling the lofty  tower and spire of Christ Church, 150  feet high.  Mr., Partington, the father, is repairing the steeple, ��������� and time after  time the children���������who have spent all  their lives among the ladders���������implored hm to take them up the ladders with him, right to the pinnacle.  At first he was reluctant, but they  did so well on other ladders, that at  last he consented.  So one fine morning the three set  out for the climb. Hand over hand,  up the ladders fixed outside the spire,  climbed little Ida; after her ;rawled  young Jack; and the father brought  up the rear. The crowd, at first horrified, were delighted at last to see  all three standing safe and sound on  the tiny platform at the top of the  highest ladder.  For    come    time    the   youngsters  stood enjoying their situation.  Then,  at a word from their father.'they care-^  fully and safely descended.  Inside the Earth.  Prof. Milne, the great British seismologist, has demonstrated that at  least part of the weather and changes  in the atmosphere's temperature seems  to come from below instead of directly from the sun. He has been in the  habit of leaving an ingenious photographic arrangement in quarries at  night. The photographic paper when  examined later was found to ba marked from time to time by dark bands,  black spots and what are called singe-  ings. Some of these markings occurred at the time ox earthquakes, but  by no means all. Scientists say that  most minerals become luminous at frequent intervals. The cliffs of Dover  have been seen suddenly- to gleam  and hilltops become visible in the  darkness. The conclusion is that the  disturbing forces which go on even  at the very cantre of the earth are  converted before they reach the surface into heat and light and make  all manner of difference in climate  and weather.  "Canada Leads the World"  It is generally understood that the'  telephone is a-..Canadian invention,  but- it will bo no less of a pleasure  than a surprise to many of our readers to learn that Canada leads the  world   in   telephone   invention. "  The invention of the telephone is  almost universally ci-etlited to Prof.  Alexander Graham Bell at the time  when he was living at Brantford,  Ontario, and that city is now raising  funds with which to. erect a monument to his memory.  By a strange coincidence the Lorimer Automatic Telephone, commonly  called Canadian Machine Telephone,  was also invented in Brantford, by  the-Lorimei* Brothers, who,-like Bell,  are Canadians by birth.  The Bell Telephone Company, which  for years has enjoyed a practical  monopoly of the telephone business  in Canada, and as a result has grown  rich and indifferently arrogant toward  the people, has long maintained- an  old style telephone exchange in  Brantford. Last year the city granted  a franchise to an Independent Company to instal the Lerimer Automatic Telephone System. The Bell  Company immediately changed its  stiff-necked policy and proceeded to  build ' a modern central office. building and put its wires- underground  and installed a new and improved  multiple switchboard. The Independent TelepHone Company . has purchased a fine lot and is erecting'a  modern telephone building.  Brantford now styles itself "The  Telephone City" and Canada is likewise entitled to the credit of "Leading  the World in Telephone Invention."  A strong company, known as Canadian Independent Telephone Co.,  Ltd., with' head offices at Toronto,  has been organized and will manufacture a full line of telephone apparatus in Canada, both automatic and  manual, and' it is confidently expected that our country will soon  produce all ot its own- telephones,  tihus enabling us to keep in Canada  the hundreds of tho.isands of dollars  which otherwise would go to outside  manufacturers. In these time-- of  tight money this . will be welcome  news.  A Pertinent Query  "You are a millionaire," said Mr.  Dustin Stax.  "I am," answered the young man  with matrimonial intentions.  ���������'' "Then it is needless to ask if you  can support my daughter in the style  tfo .which she has been accustomed."  - "I don't know," was the thoughtful  rejoinder. "Does she play bridge  whist?"���������Pittsburg Despatch.  Some persons have -' periodical' attacks of Canadian-cholera, and have  to use great precautions to avoid the  "disease. Change of. water, cooking,  and green ^fruit, is sure to bring on  the attacks. To such" persons we  would recommend Dr. J. D. Kel:  logg's Dysentry Cordial as being the  best medicine in ,the market for all  summer complaints. If a few drops  are taken in water when the symptoms aro noticed no further trouble  will   be  experienced.  Bella���������He fell in love with her  photograph, and asked for the original.  Stella���������What developed?  Bella���������She gave him the negative.  ���������Town Topics.  Minard's   Liniment  for- sale  everywhere.  An American and a Scotchman were  speaking about the intense cold in the*  noitli of Scotland. "Why, it's nothing  at, .ill compared to ^he cold we have  in the States," said the American. "I  can recollect cne-winter when a sheep  jumping from a hillock into a field,  became suddenly frozen on the way  and stuck in the air like a mass of  ice."  "But," exclaimed the Scotsman,  "the law of gravity wouldn't allow  that."  "We don't do things by halves at  home," replied the other. "The law  of gravity was frozen, too!"  French.. Writers and Sports  The present literary generation  prides itself on its good health, and  gives itself freely up to sport. Among  those of our writers who are under 35  ye'afs of age, one can scarcely be  found who does not practice, in the  most assiduous manner, one or more  sports.���������La Vie Heureuse, Paris.  As the Oil Rubs in, the Pain Rubs  Out���������vYpplied to the seat of a pain in  any part of the body the skin absorbs  the soothing liniment under brisk  friction and thc patient obtains almost instant relief. The results of the  use of Dr. Thomas' Eclectric Oil have  surprised many who were unacquainted with its qualities, and once known  it will not be rejected.   Try it.  THE COOKBOOK.  A Rule of Threo.  Three    things   to^ govern���������temper,  tongue and conduct  Three things  to cultivate���������courage,  affection and gentleness.  Three things to commend���������thrift, Industry and promptness.  Three things to despise���������cruelty, arrogance and Ingratitude.  Three  things   to   wish   for���������health,  friends and contentment.  Three   things   to   admire���������dignity,  gracefulness and Intellectual power,     |  Three things to give���������alms to the .  needy, comfort to the sad and appro- [  cjatlon to tho wnrthv.  A teaspoonful of strong coffee added  to chocolate at thc last minute will  give it a delicious flavor.  To scale flsh quickly cover with boiling water. Let it remalu in the water  just half a minute, then scrape with a  knife and the scales -will come off read-  Uy.  Pick out all the bones and mince a  can of sardines. Add one-half as much  chopped cucumber pickles. Season  with salt and cayenne, and mix with  mayonnaise dressing. Serve ou lettuce  leaves.  - Try serving cream cheese balls with"  the toasted bread or English muffins.  Chop fine a Spanish red pepper and  half a dozen olives, mix them with  half a cream cheese, season with salt  and a little paprika nnd form into  balls. . -  "What does your father do to earn  his living?" asked a New York principal of a pupil who was being admitted.  "Please, "ma'am, he doesn't live with  us; mamma supports me." .  **Well, then, how does your mother  earn her living?"  "She gets paid for staying away  fro*-* papa," ��������� replied the child, artlessly.  55.00  "THE plain Bangle Bracelet  will be worn more this  season than ever before.  QUR $5.00 Bracelet is made  of solid gold, and can be  supplied either in the oval or  round shape.  . IT is quite heavy and the finish  and  workmanship  is  the  finest possible. '".'"-���������".'  V^E enclose it in a fine velvet  lined case for $5.00.  Band for our Catalogue,  Ryme Bros.,  Limited  134*138 Yonio St.  ITORONTO  MR.CR00ER---  It is a waste of hard earned money to buy paper bags, even at  ridiculous discounts, if they are not serviceable  SELF-OPENING GROCERY BAGS  Ars manufactured from strong manilla papor and  WILL NOT TEAR OR BURST  Ask your dealer for them and accept no others.   Each bag has the  initial "E."  TEES & PERSSE LIMITED, Agents,  CALGARY WINNIPEG EDMONTON  "Always���������Everywhere In Canada���������Use   Eddy's   Matches."  V  1  1  s*V>  A  ���������*. 1 3-i  Jl;"''.'  If  U  s,  .#..  THE    LEDGE,    GREENWOOD,    BRITISH    COLUMBIA.  ll'  fli.  Jl/ir. Alfred'Pleau, an expert machinist, 173 St. John St., Quebec City, Can.,  writes a letter to the Perwia Drug Mfg.  Co.,given below:  ���������ErE  DISASTERS,IN CANADA.  List of Calamities In Recent Years Ii  ,    Long and Terrible.  .  When the   Quebec   bridge disaster  was followed  closely   by   the culami-  ous'railway wreck at the Horseshoe  curve on the C. P   R. near Calcdon  Mountain, a remark commonly heard  on  the street  was:  "I-wonder what  the.third tragedy will be." Many had  for the moment actually forgotten the  i collapse of the store building in Lon-  ,  don, a tragic occurrence ranking as a  , great,disaster; which had shocked the  whole country less than two months,  before.-   This,seems to bear out the.  -following comment from The Toronto  Mail and Empire, in a special article  I on the subject:'  ,' It seems reasonable to assume at  I this date, that none of these terrible  , accidents fall,into the category of un-<  avoidable events. Human callousness  or human carelessness was responsible 'for some links, in the chain of  destruction; and hence we are very  properly warned against the spirit of  the times to sacrifice everything to  speed, a word which is in this connection something more-than a rhyme  for greed.     -      , . ' - _  ,   Some, Earlier  Disasters.  1    Nevertheless, it is within the power  of thousands of  citizens to recollect  earlier disusters, not less calamitous  'than those of the present summer, and  everyone whose memory carries him  back  so fur  will  tcsti;'y  to  the fact  that a calamity  which  a generation  ago would have convulsed the country  now provokes  but perfunctory interest.   We are becoming blase, and are  able ��������� to  bear  with   great  composure  news of catastrophes that do not personally concern us.   In a month from  now, many of us will be unable to re-  "Two years ago, an-accident necessi-1 member  whether  it 'was  the bridge  tated   my   confinement   for   several   over the Tay or over the St. Law-  weeks.   The good health I had enjoy-   ?���������ce. that suddenly crashed- to anni-  IEST TIME TO TAKE IT  DIRECTIONS   TO    PREPARE   SIMPLE HOME MADE MIXTURE  MR. ALFRED PLEAU.  II  Jl DM SYSTEM.  ed was slipping away and there developed a complication of diseases. My  physician said my case was one of  general debility.  "Among the many- ailments which  .developed was a serious attack of catarrh, which annoyed me considerably  and -kept me awake whole nights.  "I decided to give Peruna a trial  and soon found it acting as a wonderful tonic to my'system. The catai.'h  grew less severe and shortly afterwaiO-  disappeared, as did also the various  other maladies. - -  "I attribute my prompt relief and  ultimate cure-entirely to the use of  Peruna and gladly recommend it."  Attachable,  'A-Kansas City man recently wrote  to a lawyer in another town of the  State asking for information touching  the standing of a person there, who  had owed the Kansas City individual  a considerable sum of money for a  long time.       <������������������  " "What property ha*.'he that I could  attack?" was one of the questions  asked.  The lawyer's reply was to the point.  . "The person to whom you refer,"  he wrote, "died a year ago. He left  nothing subject to attachment except  a widow.','���������Harper's Weekly.  DEAFNESS OANNOT BE OURED  by local applications, as ��������� they cr*",ot  reach the diseased portion of the ear.  There in only one wav to cure deafness,  and' that is -by constitutional remedioa  Deafness ia caused by an inflamed condition of the mucous lining of the Eustachian Tube. When this tube is inflamed you  have a rumbling sound or imperfect hear  inc. and when ft is entirely closed, Deafness is the result, and unless thc inflammation can be taken ont and this tube  restored to its normal condition, hearing  will be destroyed forever: nine cases out.  of ten are caused by Catarrh, which is  nothing but an inflamed condition of the  mucous surfaces.  We will give Ono Hundred Dollars for  any caso of Deafness Ccaused by Catarrh)  that cannot be cured by Hall s Catarrh  Cure.   B>nd for circulars, free.  P. J. CHENEY & CO., Toledo, O.  Sold  by  Druggists,  75c.  Take Hall's Family Pills for constipation. ���������  The through tiitni irum me west-had  stopped at the IHtle station where the  overland flyer from the east was to  pass it.  "What is the population of your village?" asked one of the passengers.  "I don't know, sir," said the station  agent; "but if your train doesn't leave  within the next five minutes you'll  have time to count 'em for yourself.  They're all here at the depot."���������Chicago Tribune.  Minard's Liniment Relieves Neuralgia  The Life of Trees  Brazilian cocoanut palms live from  600 to 700 year's, and the Arabs assert  that the date palm frequently reaches  the age of 200 to 300 years, says the  Dundee Advertiser. Wallan's oak,  near Paisley, Scotland, is known to  be over 700 years old, and there are  eight olive trees on the Mount of  Olives near Jerusaleum, which are  known to-have been flourishing in  1099. The yews at Fountain's Abbey,  Yorkshire, were old trees when, in  1132, the abbey was built, and a redwood in Mariposa Grove, .California,  is a manifold centenarian. Baobab  trees of Africa have been computed  to be over five thousand years old,  and the deciduous cypress at Chapul-  tepec is considered to be of still greater age. Humboldt said that the Dracaena Draco at Orotnvn, on Teneriffe,  was one of the oldest inhabitants of  the oarth.  hilation. Other horrors, here or elsewhere, will have crowded the incident aside, to. be displaced in their  turn.  Desjardins Canal Tragedy.  For many "years the horror of the  Desjardins Canal tragedy of 1856 lingered in the public mind, and thi3  calamity still ranks with the most  terrible of Canadian railroad disasters. - Seventy lives were lost by a  train from Toronto to Hamilton plunging through an- open drawbridge.  Eight years later ninety people were  killed at Beloeil, Quebec, where the  bridge had been drawn aside for the  passage of some boats, just at the  moment a train dashed up to the  gap. In 1856, as recalled by The  Montreal Gazette,'tlie boiler of a ferryboat plying between Montreal and  Longueuil exploded,'���������killing thirty-five  persons and injuring many more.  Another heartrending tragedy was  the destruction of the steamboat  Montreal.  In 1893 occurred the Cornwall  bridge disaster, which had some features in common with the Quebec  tragedy, although the loss of life was.  not so great.  An accident for which it would be  more difficult to hold human negligence responsible than in the cases  mentioned was the breaking away of  a large portion of the Citadel rock  at Quebec, some eighteen years ago.  September rains had loosened the  earth about the mass of rock, and  without a moment's warning it broke  away, and rolled down .the .declivity,,  overwhelming the houses in its path,  and crushing to death forty persons.  The Mimico train disaster was much  nearer home, and made an ineffaceable mark on the minds oi the thousands of Toronto people who remembered it.  Montreal School  Horror.  There was also the terrible Queen's  Birthday disaster of an excursion  steamer at London a' few years ago.  The Hochelaga school horror touched  the hearts of thousands grown accustomed to the daily chronicle of battle, murder and sudden death which  it is the province of the newspaper  to report.    .  All these disasters have occurred  in the past half century, and they  form a truly awful record of destruction and suffering. Calamities of  still greater "scope could be. included  Ly going back still further in our history. There were the New'Brunswick  fire of 1825, the Quebec fires of 1845  and 1846, the Montreal fires of 1765,  and 1803, 1852 and 1876; the St. John  fire of thc following year. There was  also the wreck of the Atlantic in 1873,  . when 350 people were lost, the record  in point of number of" fatalities  among* Canadian accidents.  Tells YoujHow to Overcome Rheumatism With Simple  Recipe,  Which  Is  Easily  Mixed.  A well-known "authority on Eheu-  matism gives the readers of,va large  Montreal daily paper the following  valuable, yet simple and harmless  prescription, which any one can easily prepare at home.  Fluid Extract Dandelion, one-half  ounce; Compound Kargon, one ounce;  Compound Syrup Sarsaparilla, three  ounces.  . Mix byr shaking well in a bottle, .and  take a teaspoonful after each meal  and at bedtime.   .    , ������  ' He states that the ingredients can  be obtained from any good prescription pharmacy, at small cost, and, being a vegetable extraction, are harmless' to. take. ' ,  This pleasant mixture, if taken regularly for a few days, is said to over  come almost any case of rheumatism.  The pain and swelling, if any, diminishes with each dose, until permanent  results are. obtained, and without injuring the stomach. While there are  many so called Rheumatism remedies,  patent medicines, etc., some of which  do give relief, few really give permanent results, and the above will, no  doubt, be greatly appreciated by many  sufferert' here at this time.  Inquiry at the drug stores of this  neighborhood elicits the information  that these drugs are harmless and can  be bought 'separately, or the druggists  here will mix the prescription for our  readers if asked to.  Law and  Humor  French military law presents some  diverting contrasts - of rigor and extreme indulgence. ;An illustration of  the latter tendency may now be witnessed . at the barracks of Rostolan,  near Aix, in Province, where a soldier  named Traverse, who deserted in  1.898, has just presented himself, with  a wife and five children, to surrender,  expecting to benefit himself by an  amnesty law. As he is yet too young  to benefit by this law, he is being kept  in comfortable quarters, -with his family, who are furnished by, the officers  with' all the good things of life, including school for the children, until  their father's thirtieth .birthijlay shall  send them away not altogether rejoicing.���������London Globe.'   _  There can be a difference of opinion  on most subjects, but'jthere is only-  one opinion as to the' reliability of  Mother Graves' Worm Exterminator.  It. is safe, sure and'effectual.  STAND BY CANADA  Woman a Lighthouse Keener  1  - Most people are ur aware that there  is a woman in charge of the Cheshire  side of the entrance to the Mersey���������a  most'important lighthouse, commanding as it does, the entrance to the  Port o������- Liverpool. Mrs. Williams,  who is the lighthouse.keeper, is assisted in her duties by her daughter.  Signals of Danger.���������Have you lost  your appetite? Have you an unpleasant taste in the mouth? Does your  head ache and have you dizziness? Ii  so, your stomach is out of order and  you need medicine. - But you do not  like medicine. He that prefers sickness to medicine, must suffer, but un-'  ness to medicine must suffer, but under the circumstances ��������� the wise man  would precure a box of Parmelee's  Vegetable Pills and speedily get himself in health, and strive to keep so.  When the doctor arrived- at. his  house he found his patient in a comatose condition, which made necessary  several hours of restorative labor.  "Now, how did this happen?" he demanded of the wife when the trouble  was over. "Did you give him the  powder I left?"  "Yes, sir."  , "As much as woulfl go on a dime--  and no more?"  "Yes, sir. That is, we couldn't find  a dime, so I shook a nickel and five  pennies out of Willie's bank and gave  him just what they would carry."  "It's lucky the nickle was there, so  that you didn't have Urnsefive more  coppers," remarked the doctor dryly.  ���������Judge.  Remedy Canadian Money Market and  Build  Up Home  Industries  There is no use of denying that  there is a scarcity of money in Canada. The enormous development  everywhere manifest in the Dominion  is calling for more money than the  banks can supply.  All over Canada a general sentiment is springing up which, if encouraged, will tend largely to remedy  the situation. Canadians should favor Canahan-rnade goods. Thi3 -will  not only result in keeping our money  at home, but will at the same time  build up home" manufacturing and  hasten the day when Canada, like  the United States, can boast of being,  if necessary, entirely independent of  all other countries. Our govern-:  ments as well as our people should  think seriously on this subject before  placing contracts for either material,  manufactured goods or labor.  DB. GBEKFELL'S TRIBUTE. .  Mods Heroes In Humble Life Among  the Labrador Fishermen.  In a recent number o,f The Halifax  Morning Chronicle, Dr. Wilfrid writes  ���������*( his return to tho I "brrdor fisher  rolk, after some months' absence.  A religious levivai, under tiie guid-  mce of a peripatetic Methodist  preacher had, so they told me, broken out here during the winter, and  that its good results were being evidenced by the changes in the lives of  *ome of our old acquaintances. In  the very first house I was inspecting  the baby, that had_ arrived since our  last meeting,' a process that is always expected, with a view to getting  it hall-marked as;Al at Lloyd's. My  eyes happened to 'fall on a new notice  over the mantelpiece. It read: "No  smoking" Aloud Hear." And it testified ; eloquently to a very radical  change, indeed, judging' by the last  visit I paid this house. In' spite of  the crudity of the literary effort, it  bespoke increased cleanliness, if not  godliness.  ���������  ' No  Nervous Wrecks.  'As .the conversation proceeded and  these men spoke quietly and utterly  unconcernedly of every day experiences that would have made the modern tourist rank as a hero, especially  in the "Yellow Press," I thought of  the unstable nervous equilibrium  which here runs after Joseph Smith,  there after Elijah Dowie, here again  after Mary Baker Eddy, whose two-  million-dollar cathedral only eclipses  by a little its neighbor, a half-million-  dollar temple for the cult of Spiritualism. Both products of the Hub of the  Universe in America. ' And my ears  seem to ring with the querulous complaints and bias criticisms I had heard  in England of dishes and repasts before which I had sat, by the side of  which the humble fare of these sira-  ple folk were rank starvation, or, at  best, a prison diet.  Not   Like   Paris  Clothes   Pegs.  YOU REALLY MUST TRY  :, -���������������������������.;���������,-:;��������� w  '���������'{"'/ \'.'-%  ���������->:, ���������)>-<���������* -..���������;.;*:  ',i* "4-"."."  '���������-,y .,y  ���������      ���������     1 ���������**  Itch, Mange, Prairie Scratches and  every form of contagious itch on human or animals cured iri 30 minutes  by Wolford's Sanitary Lotion.  Francois was going to market in his  cart.   '  "Hi!" called out one of his neighbors, "are you going to the town?"  "Yes."  "Could you take in a blouse for  me?"  "Certainly, if you will let me know  where, to leave it."  "O, that's all right," said the friend  jumping into the cart, "I'm inside it  now."���������Nos Loisirs.    -  A Long Wait  "Why is dinner not ready, Bridget?"  Didn't I tell you to cook it' in the  gas stove?"  Yis, mum; but the gas slove wint  out."  "Why didn't you light it again?"  "I couldn't mum; it wint out  through the roof."  iVIinard's Liniment Cures Burns, etc.  A teacher in a North Carolina school  recently -asked the pupils of the  seventh grade to sketch the events  surrounding Julius Caesar's death. A  boy in the class wrote as follows:���������  "Caesar was killed by the ides' of  March. Somebody told him he had  better watch out for tne ides, but he  said he wasn't afraid of them. One  morning when he was going along the  street a man said to him, the ides are  here.- And Caesar said, but they ain't  all here. Then he went in the Senate House, and the ides were over in  one corner.��������� Directly .one of them ran  up and stuck his dagger in Caesar's  back, and then all the other ides stuck  their daggers in him, and he fell over  and died."���������Harper's Magazine.  GftEEN TEA  Same flavor as Japan, on'y perfectly free from adul-  terailons of amy kind. It is to the Japan tea drinker  what "5ALAM'' Black is to the black tea drinker.  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Cures dandruff.  ���������<r-������������t������i������yt*������J.a>ywc*<..*uw������ii.*tfMi.   ������  How They Jolly Out West..  In the Canadian west people make  light of their disabilities. When the  extreme cold of last winter comes up  for discussion they will ask you if  you have heard the old story of the  two easterners who met somewhere  out there during an unseasonable  spell'of cold weather. "Is there any  summer at all out here?" one demanded of the other.'' "I don't know," was  the reply. "I have only been out  here eleven months."  The same tendency to take everything jestingly displayed itself in Edmonton a short time ago. One of the  streets in the centre of the town���������  at the top of that famous hill���������was  being repaved and no temporary repairs had been made to it. Down  came a heavy rain, leaving part of  the street impassable���������a stretch of  humps, lumps and small ponds. On  walking that way next morning the  stranger found printed placards nailed to the telegraph polos containing  such notices as these: "Hunting and  Fishing on these Premises Strictly  Prohibited���������By Order" nnd "Warning  ���������Duck Shooting Not Allowed Here."  In Edmonton the municipal officials  can take a joke, and the placards were  allowed, to remain where they, had  been posted.  Manitoba University.  ' An important" step concerning the  University of Manitoba was recently  taken by the Government when an  order-in-'councn was made creating a  royal commission to inquire into and  make recommendations concerning  that institution. The commissioners  have the powor to take all necessary  steps for the acquirement of information as may in their opinion be desirable.  The Tnnner'������ Art.  It Is Impossible to say when the tan-  nor'B art was originated. Wo know  that leather was early known In Egypt  ns well as In all the ancient nations.  Tho celebrated "Gordlan knot," that  Alexander the Great "untied" with hlj  sword, was made of leather.  Baby's health and happiness depends upon its little stomach and  bowels performing their work regularly. If these are out of order  Baby's Own Tablets will cure the  trouble quicker than 'any other medicine, and the mother has the guarantee of a government analyst that this  medicine is perfectly safe. Mrs.  Frank Neil', Marksville, "Ont., says:  "I have used Baby's Own Tablets for  stomach and bowel troubles, breaking up colds and destroying worms,  and always with the best success."  Sold by all medicine dealers or by  mail at 25 cents a box from the Dr.  Williams' Medic'ne Co., Brockville,  Ont.  John Felstead, a builder, of 312 Wilton Avenue, Toronto, was working on  a temporary scaffold, the plank broke  and he fell through. He received several severe cuts on the leg, a bruised  knee, and a thorough shaking. . Zam-  Buk, the herbal balm, was applied to  the cuts and gave him great relief.  He says:  "Zam-Buk was so effective that although my leg was badly cut, I was  able to go on without a day's break  from work. Z<im-Buk takes the soreness out of a wound at once and then  it commences to heal. It is without  doubt a wonderful balm for skin injuries, and I am glad to make this  virtue known."  Zam-Buk is' a sure and speedy cure  for cuts, bruises, and all skin diseases. At all stores and druggists,  50c. box, or- The Zam-Buk Co., Toronto, 3 boxes for $1.25.  As I stood still looking at thesplen-  'id specimens of manhood, clad in  he homely, serviceable and therefore  0 me, all the more artistic, garb, there  irose in my mind, frilled and furbe-  lowed clothes-pegs I had seen moving  in the streets of Paris. My mind came  to the decided conclusion, though  rapidly arrived at, that the environ-,  ment of homobimana in thc year of  grace 1907, considered so absolutely  essential in these regions, was not  so indispensable as they suppose it,  or even so devoid of danger as ��������� its  devotees ' estimated. I felt sorry for  this deduction, and Temembered somewhat gladly that Charles Wagner had  flung down the book on the "Simple'  Life" amongst them for their better  education.  Grew In Storm and Stress.  Here circumstances are apparently  harder, and we have yet to rend from  a reluctant environment the wherewithal to fill our money bags. But  here the truth was forced upon me  once again. A truth which the genius of our race has owned as its  special prize during the centuries that  are gone. Blundering along, .these  humble folk have been led true every  time. For not under palm trees and  ���������Kinder sunny skies, amidst the islands  of the South Pacific, where the breadfruit-requires nothing but an open  mouth to fall into, are Viking bred  and races renewed. Out of the north  and its hardships come many good  things unsought for._ These barren  rocks, these stormy seas, these icebound hills, arc evolving for the Empire a race the influence of whose  mental balance and physical development, it seems to me, our national  existence will one day stand in much  sorer need of than of that kind of  "much learning" which sometimes  makes races mad.  He  Was   Cunning  and  a' Hard   Case,  Too, Wa3 This Fish.  We were camping in northern Wisconsin, and one evening after our supper of black bass and hacon we lay  under the pine trees smoking and telling flsh stories in which It was always"  the "bigger bass" thnt got away. The  guide listened with the gravity of a  man who knew all about fish stories,  and finally he knocked the ashes from  his pipe and told us a story.  "Ouce long ago," he said, "there was  a terrible big trout up in Smith's  pool. Every fellow who fished in the  pool had hooked him oue time or another, but be ulways got away, bit off  the snood or something.  "I tried to catch him myself a dozen  times.- One day I was sitting by the  pool when, splash, -a youug' robiu  nuttercd out of the nest on a limb  above-the pool Into the water below.  In a minute there was a rush, a gleam  of yellow, and the old trout had  thrown himself clear out of the water  and had 'swallowed the young robin  whole.  "What did I do? Well, I climbed  that tree iu short order, got another  one of those youug robins, baited my  hook with it and threw it in just as  lightly as I could. In a minute there  was another rush, another gleam of  yellow, and again the old trout jumped clear out of the water as he swallowed the robin, and in a minute more  I had him hooked.  "It was lucky I wasn't fishing with  any of this newfangled rigging these  boys use and that'I wasn't bothered  with a reel to look after, -or I would  have lost him sure. As it was It took  me a devil of a time to get him out.  "Good to eat? Great Scott! We  didn't try* to cat him. lie was so full  of hooks we sold him for oid iron,"  you know."  That ended our fish stories for that  night.  Why She Worried'  A lady carrying a little dog in her  arms was riding in a 'bus that went  along Park Lane. All the-way up.she  worried the conductor to know whether they hud come to No. , mentioning a house nearly at the lop.  When they reached the number the  conductor stopped, the 'bus thinking  the lady wished to alight there. Instead of doing this, however, she went  to tho door of the 'bus, and, holding  up the clog, said:  "Look, Fido; that's where ' your  mother was born!"���������N. P. C. in Illus  trated Bits.  \  Are you a sufferer of corns? If you  are, get a bottle of Holloway's Corn,  Cure. It has never been known to  fail.  PRIMITIVE ANCHORS.  WAS CANADA ROBBED?  Complimentary  Joe���������Yer don't see men like my  ladder every day.  Bill���������No; they ouly comes out at  night.���������Chicago Daily News.  .    Milking  a   Bicycle.  "Don't you want to buy a bicycle  to ride around your farm on?" asked  the hardware clerk, as he was wrapping up the nails. "They're cheap  now. I can let you have a first-clnss  one for ?35."  "I'd rather put $35 in a cow," re=  plied the farmer.  "But think," persisted the clerk,  "how foolish you'd look riding around  ttown on a cow."  "Oh, I don't know," said the farmer, stroking his chin; "no more  foolish than I would milking a bicycle."  ENGLISH 8PAVIN LINIMENT removes  all hard, soft or calloused lumps and  blemishes from horses, blood spavin,  curbs, splints, ringbone, Bweeney, stifles,  sprains, sore and swollen throat, coughs,  etc. Save $50 by use of one bottle. Warranted the most wonderful Blemish Cure  ever known-  "Silenr--. is golden." remnr'-ed th1?  pn-'tv with  the ouotation  hubit.  "Perhans it is." rejoined the con-  trnrv mnn. "hnt n dentist has neve-  vet been able to fill teeth with it."  Girl with the Gibson Girl Neck���������  The airs that. odious . Mrs. Nockum  gives herself! Have you noticed the  absurd fuss she mates over that sore-  eyed poodle dog?  Girl with the Julia Marlowe Dimple  ���������Yes, but that isn't the worst of it  She spells his name 'Phydeau.'���������Chicago Tribune.  A  WELL-KNOWN   MAN  Minard's Liniment Co.,  Limited.  Dear Sirs;���������I can recommend vour  MTNARD'S LINIMENT for Rheumatism and Sprains, as I have used it  for both with exceellent results.  Yours truly,  T. B. LA VERS.  St.. John  CHURCH  AND CLERGY.  Insist  on having:  A Franklin .Portrait  Tho Metropolitan Museum of Art In  New York Is In possession of a rare  portrait of Benjamin Franklin, it was  procured lu Paris and represents tha  *-*reat philosophor -wearing a cocked  hjt, -  Windsor  Salt  It is the famous Canadian Salt, known  all over Canada for its absolute purity.  There's  no comparison between  Windsor Salt, and the cheap, inferior  salts that are  being sold  throughout  the west.  Windsor Salt costs no more  than these imported salts  thc present prices.  Insist on  having  Windsor Salt.  ttiw  A pastors' union, composed of all the  Protestant clergymen of Lacrosse,  Wis., Is affiliated with the American  Federation of Labor.  If the annual revenues,of thc Church  of England were divided equally  among the clergy of that denomination there would bo hardly $1,250 each.  Starting so long ago that he declines  to tell Just when It was, Rev. O. Badg-  ley of the Pearl Street Methodist  church of Cleveland recently preached  his six thousandth sermon.  Rev. Dr. Curtis Leo Laws of Baltimore recently completed n tour of the  United States, covering about 11,0(10  miles. At one time or another he has  visited almost every country on thc  globe.  There are 8,000 Chinese In New York  city, and for them the first 'Chinese  church Is now to be built, being an outgrowth of the Presbyterian mission,  nnd Rev. Hulo Kin will he tho first  pastor.  St Thomas' Episcopal church In New  York Is about equally divided whether  to expend $1,000,000 on a new church  or split the amount and give one half  of it to mission work, using the other  half for a church.  Russian   Declares  His  Country Stole  Alaska by Forged Documents.  Leo Nabokoff, a friend of Count Leo  Tolstoi, who is armed with a mission  from his chief to. the wandering Douk-  hobors, is in Winnipeg, and has opened an office there.   Mr. Nabokoff has  ���������-unearthed some ancient Russian documents in Alaska which materially  affect Canada's position on the Alaska boundary  question,  and  showing  how Russia forged evidences of early  occupation of the Pacific coast.   Mr.  Nabokoff  formerly  resided   at  Sitka,  Alaska, where he was at the time of  the   transfer _of   that territory   from  Russia to the United States.     Later  Mr. Nabokoff was sent by his Government to Sitka to put in order the  archives kept by the Russian authorities,  which  they  had  not taken the  trouble to remove.   In doing this work  he  found  there  some  very  interesting documents.    These were kept in  old Russian, which is not generally  understood by  those who know that  -language, but which he had studied.  Some transactions, which he has recently forwarded to the Governor-General of Canada, have a most important bearing on the Canadian boundary question, and if they had come to  light at the time of the conference in  London would have affected decisions  as.  to the marking  of the  Canadian  frontier most materially. The purport  of  the   records  is that  Russia- stole  the whole of the Pacific coast, and secretly buried tablets, to be dug up in  proof of its claims to prior discovery.  Stones and Wooden Tubes Filled With  Lead First Used.  There appear to be two Ideas which  have led up to the invention of the  modern anchor���������first, that of attaching the vessel by means of a rope  or chaiu to a weight sufficiently heavy  to keep the vessel from moving when  the weight has sunk to the bottom of  the sea, and, second, that of using a  hook instead of or in addition to the  weight, so as to catch in the bottom.  The English word anchor is practically the same as the Latin ancora and  the Greek angkura, meaning "that  which, has an angle," from the root  ank, bent  The earliest anchors made on the  hook principle probably only had one  fluke instead of two. In the "Sussex  Archaeil, Coll." there is an illustration  of what has been surmised to be an  anchor made out of the natural forked  branch of a tree. It was found with  an ancient British canoe at Burpham,  Sussex. There is in the British museum an interesting leaden anchor with  two flukes bearing a Greek inscription. Its date is about 50 B. C, and it 1  was found off the coast of Cyrene.  The Invention of the anchor with  two flukes is attributed by Pausanlus  to Midas, hy Pliny to Eupalainas and  by Strabo to Anacbarsis. Diodorus  Siculus states that the first anchors  were wooden tubes filled with lead,  while another classical writer says  that before the introduction of metal  anchors lumps of stone -with a hole  through the middle for the attachment of the cable were used.  The form of the anchors used by  the Greeks and Romans is well known  from representations on Trajan's column and In the catacombs at Rome  as an early Christian symbol. This  form does not seem to have changed  materially for quite a thousand years,  as is shown by the Baycux tapestry.  Had  Not Breakfasted  Tactful    and   delicate, even  for a  Frenchman, was the'roplr inucs oy a  Parisian who had not found "a life on  the ocean wave"  all for whicli  one  could wish. Ho was sinking, pale and  haggard, into his steamer chair, when  his neighbor cheerily asked:  "Have you breakfasted, monsieur?"  "No,      m'sieur,"      answered      the  Frenchman    with  a wan sm'le.    "I  have not  breakfasted.    On  the  contrary!"  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Gives sound sleep, without  resort to opium or other injurious drugs.  4       At dnisia", 25c 6 bottles $1.23.  National Dnig ot Chemical Co. Ltd.. Montreal  THE BRITISH CRIMINAL  Leader  Begs   Canada   Not to   Reject  '      Him   Altogether.  Referring to Lord Strathcona's correspondence to thc Under Secretary  of State for the Colonies respecting  the sending of offenders to Canada  instead of sentencing them. The Leader says it is to be hoped that thc colonies will not draw the line too strictly, merely on the ground of amour  propre. There is plenty of" evidence  thnt morals which were unable to  stand the strain of our complex city  life have often been invigorated and  strengthened by a frosh start under  simpkr conditions. Perhaps Canada's ends might bo served if in these  cases the magistrate wcr* to invite  the opinion of thc High Commissioner  before taking action.  The Girls Were Still One Ahead.  A young and bashful professor was  frequently embarrassed by jokes his  girl pupils would play on hj.ni. These  jokes were so frequent that "he decided  to punish the next perpetrators, and  the result of this decision was that two  girls were detained an hour after school  nnd made to work some ditllcult problems as punishment  It was the custom to answer the roll  call with quotations, so the following  morning, when Miss A.'s name was  called, she rose and. looking straight In  the professor's eye, repented, "With  all thy faults I love thee still," while  Miss B.'s quotation'was, "Tlie hours I  spend with theo, dear heart; are as a  string of pearls to me." ���������  Porgles.  "Did you ever hear nliout the flsh  that wns cut in two, away back, andi  has been cut in two ever sinco?" oak-  od the hopeless   ctvmologiat,   as   he  passed Fulton   rnartot   one  morning;  anrl saw the   fishmonger  pouring   a,  barrelful of porgioa into n tank of Ico.|  "Thoso fish used to be called 'scup-j  paugs' by the Indians, and tho natural human tendency to shorten things  nut tho word  in  two. and now   thol  Jorsoymnn nnd the   Pbodo   Islander!  call   them   'flcup,'   while   the   Now  Yorkers  nnd  Connecticut folks  them ���������pauj-'ios/ or porgiea."  Respect at Last. '  "Brleflelgh  Is,  I-think,  one of the  greatest lawyers In this state."  "Why, I heard you say once that you  didn't consider him any good."  "Oh, that was yenre ago. He used  to give me pointers on legal matters  without charging mo anything because  we happened to have ofllces adjoining  each other. Recently he has been  charging me a stiff price every time  1 have gone to him for ndvicft.**  "Young Age" Pensions.  A labor candidate for a vacant senti  In the Australian parliament at Sydney:  hau hit upon a novel and brilliant idea  ���������"young age pensions," on the ground  that they are "wise aud merciful and  would  be commercially  profitable  to  the  commonwealth."   Etc  adds  that  . they would conduce to good citizen-  1 Bhlp and "enable the struggling pur-  cal* I cuts of large families to bring tip their  children decently, with credit alike t������i  themselves and the community,"  For Business Buildings  Th������ only cloanly, th* only Sre-ptool  cefllni.���������the caiKiit that layi the lait word  in decoiatire beauty,���������-the cellinf thai shows  no Kami���������that will oullaitlhc buildingitaaK  -��������� PE.DLAR   ART STEEL CEILINGS  mmmmmm Cott no more than the  common tort, but look thrice  ���������1 fine. 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I'uiet.   :idd��   Ii;'1'.   n|���]-" uianee
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Oi'nnd  f-'of-'ky
cincl   Phoenix -
cv.i'li'r ami  Ootieiim.   deali'i' if
������"mo W'cieb.-s.-Ili'.'li-t'lii.'*0 .fewelrv
Is published every Tlnusday at Oreen-
woud, IS C, and the price is ?: a year,
postage free to all. parts of Canada, I'l-iU-rt
States, "Mexico and C*real l'rilain. To
other countries it is sent postpaid for
f\5<) a year. Address all letter* to The
1,1'iU'y, Crieetiwoiid. 11. C.
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l'KKKNV/001'   15.   C ,    OF.C.   I*.',  19''7
11 ������;.*��� kt   failure  covers   many  a
ease of suicide.
,    Tin-:  pa tiding is  mighty  in Se-
: atlU*, and seems to prevail.
to have completely disappeared,
although we have an idea that he
is running a bunk: somewhere in
the irnitcrt Stales. There is no-
truth In tho rumor that lie was on
the police force, in. Kelson, or running n fiin-rnil! in Tlioenix.
No Skill is required. ��� The 'Mont Inexperienced Man g
,i (Jan Shave "Without; Cut ov Scratch With a
-,; No" Stropping.*��� No Honing-. . Price $5.   For Sale-by
;     .Ii'st now it is a  long lane
ino liolio ha* lieen through.'
':���' " i :J   \   ?-' ���"-, a,-** "��� <
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* 1 �����*.��'A ?s
1 ���- -
i Hi
Tiikui: si'fiiis to be a curse upon
the electric r-ower plant of 'iVelson.
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'���unncction aF Spokane for
'���a.-t iind Tvtsti'i'ii J'ornts.
to  piu\   from   ''ro'nwood
��� irih at Midway.
tlii.-r Particulars Apply
mi am, D. F. &P. A.,
(triiud Forks, ]���*. C.
,s, A. (;, V. A.,
Seafde, Wash.
!vi:i-:i'   your   optics   on
wood,    it   will   *,et   be   a
J.v c!,'K A si: i)
prosperity will he
anpare-nt in Canada during' next
Tin-: destiny of Prince Unpen
seems to he enshrouded with the
lo*; of giafr.
A r(-i*Tt;NK await? the man who
discovers Hie way to deodorize
liuiburger cheese.
Till-; east is coming to the front-.
Corporation laborers in Montreal
now receive. Si' a day.
!- nun- pri'i'iin d
.ill hinds o: Iron,
Co;p'T    Oii-lii'i'S
I 1 ;.:,       IVul-l.       ������IIHlMllcei
tn   iii.-iUc
L3i.a-  fir
Geo. JW. Bolt,
miplc   aeeoniuioiiaiion
liir-ic number of j-.m
I'ooiii,-   and ��  ('oiul
lor  ii.^
j-r-s.    l'ieasant
Tiible.     8un
day Dinners a Specialty.
Mi:.-.   A pa   I'i.i:Nai*i>.
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iim:^i. u.\ei-pl
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uiiiilsor Hold
���i. f',r;:!id.   Fort-,
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iii.'n r-  "i1
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Si.rAi-:    " '
2^ ���'"
\OLU      I
;i   coii'l'onabl''   home
who travel to licit city.
-   rOOKLK ft  P." 1'WORTH.
Montreal. Toronto and. all
point*- ��e.-l thereof in On-
tiirio apri Quebec. (Quebec,
Si. John, Halifax and other
"Maritim" Province. Cities,
ia!es on application.
Tickets on  sale  daily Dee.
1st to Dec.   .''1st,   round   trip
'rst   elasF.      Three   months
Old Country Jlab's. Halifax. St. John or Portland and
u-1 urn
Return Ocean I-'ares: Saloon. '''I'M."30; Second, -?7<i :
Sti'craf;e. So.j, and up- according lo steamer.
For fi
'P'ents or uddiess
.). no::,
u. a.
ii. I', ii..
In ���!
1. <:'. i'. A.
1 itlli.iilll-rr
|.i,i.iii(>-ii  n.iii-iii'.'iii.m     ^^V/<5^.\^t^^Mti/iyr,'v'^s*i.\<^'*��-'.^-*i.
tin-   nil.    'I lie   linear   of, ~.~������.. ��^��>��.
Hotel Laaysmiun-j
u^^^J^ I Removal; Notice
Kh'ir.trh'ity.     Jl.)t .*iiifl  cold  halle*
K.-'P-i-: Hoard  (irnl  Kni'in, j-l a day
OPA"LoFf-TAD   -   -   i'liOi'lUirroK
,       LANDS'
For Sale at *1<>, $12 and yi.?
Per Acre.
������ m��� Liiwnj ��������*��� i ��� iMimi* i -w ii i ���'" ���" ���"���"���'-- "���"
������jltJXs.KJ'i*   OJ'*   VA1.7?.
TAKI" N' iTM ''*"' f ���'**tT'lufriii.- Si��linN<iii(:.iiil-
Hon or Ahili'"MU, H, (.'., cii-(!ii|.iitl -ii niriwhliT.
Iuluiiilrt to I't'l'ly I"1' penni'M'"" I�� I'"''; I'.i--"' tlx-
fnll'itvlnif i|("":rH"'il l"'"'-' f.'oninici.-ciii:.! nt h
,,-Nh |iliuilvil Hi Hi" ""'���''I "���'"''' ''*���>''"''' "f |,,t
ifflHl. tlifllll'ii ms-l *i" '������''i'"-- ,I'","'L' ���"""''l -;
��1ll.lli.:.rtlltil.i-''i'll^t ������!�� i'ImIii.*. II"""*'' ll"l'1'il -"
cliiiliiH lo tin; iciliil i)ri!ijii<rii.-;iici'irii!ii(., mill ''on-
t.ilnliiKliiti'r-H-t, tiior.M��i'l(��.i.- ���    ���
llntcil Mil- lltlf .I11.V of NovLinlirf.  !i"7 ���
vVc aic now doing business in
the basement under our old
oll'iec. Drop in and see us if
ym: want lo Kent, I'uy or Sell
, Peal Kstate.
Bealey Investment and Trust
Si'OK ink luis again broken loose
and openly the hox-rusllinj*, Miealrefl
arc selling lakes of beer thremgh
the assislanc'c. of short-skirled
fairies. Coaxing men to drink
and drinking with bliein every
lime in order to make a living is
o if of the lowest prof'essioiis that
a. woman can follow: ' A woman
hid better be dead (ban live a
beer-embalmed life, in order 1o get
enough of bread lo eal.
Waterman's Ideal Fountain Pen
is a, treasure to possess. Always
ready to operate when filled wiih
ink. See them at the ston-'of.L
L. Coles. ^
Hard Times 'and Waj?es.
Tlie busine?"* depression is hurrying two opp"sing theories towaid
a conflict which is pretty certain to
be sharp and may prove, very serious. F.ver since, the first lalk of
hard times l^gan'lo be. heard, the
view Ikis bei-ii cornmonlj' expressed
in financial circles that some
slackening of production, involving especially a. shrinkage in the
cost, of labor, would not only.be
necessary but desirable. It has
been taken for granted limb a decline of billions in the price of se-
curilics since (lift h��a;iniiinsr of Ihf*
year would b��. followed in due.
t'me by a e< rrcsp'mding decline
in wages, and linanciers have
"fiid that this would be a. neces-
siirv and-wliolcsomo economy, enabling our overtaxed ' capital lo
catch up again with, the demands
upon it.
Rut this theory is nob accepted
by labor, ft takes precisely the
opposite, view., ft holds that the
wav to check the depression is to
keep wages up and so maintain the
purchasing power of the people.
President Ciompets. of the American Federation of labor has repeatedly urged the unions not to
accept reductions in wages under
any circumstances. Tn the annual convention of the Federation
at Norfolk be vehemently proclaimed this principle. " A'ot in
the history of all our country." he
said, ''has there been what lias
been termed a shrinkage" of values
so great as in the few months past.
The shrinkage occurred, not. upon
actual, tangible values, but upon
inflated or watered slocks, which
in the financial vernacular are
termed ' values.' fn former periods
when shrinkage or inflated values
transpired, its influences upon 111���
duslry was almost immediately to
-affect* the real values' of production, which in. turn with forced
upon the toilers in the form of reduction of w'ages, bringing in their
wake, an industrial crisis and panic.
" It is due to the determination
and clean cut policy of labor-of our
country that our princes of liiian'c",'
and ������I'tieie Tom's Cabin'"'are still i (Icspitt* their machinations, could j
able to do business. j not influence employers of labor to;
  j hazard an attempt at wage  reduc-.
A Si'oi-A.vi; paper says that, the | Hoi)l._    If .,]���   j;LiKu-  will   unfalter-i
bunks in that city are bulging with , i|1(r|   .lf|hP,.p t0  f|'P determination ;
cash.     Little   wonder   when   they  u^Ajit nMV ,im] :i\]  redactions in j
keep-ifc all and pay depositors with ��� wafJ(lf)< W(J'|,a|[ ������-, (,ri]v avaid the
slips of printed paper. | misery,   poverty  and   calamity   of'
""".    " ". ...     i the nast, hut we shall teach fman-1
0,,,-a.ii-: pensions  ,s  some lung ; (.n*ip|(lvVrsancl economists in,
that is needed  ...   (.aiiada.    Lvcry i ^^  .1 ^   ��� hiloM,1)|iy   of lif(1.
and industry, the magnificent and
humane inlliietii'es of which will
live for all lime.''
Thus the issue is sharply de-
lined. ''* W'age.i are an ( xpeiise.''
.-ays one theory, ''and in time of
dcpre.--.-ion expenses must be. cut
down. ** Workmen are consumers," says another, "and the. way
to make business active-is to give
conalimers the meal'is to buy goods.''
The test of these two. theories is at
baud.���Collier's Weekly.
An in Chine��e means mister or
muster. In Fnglish it is merely
an expression of surprise.
lloi'K spring- eternal in I\Kclway.
The Midway and Vernon is liable
to become a realization  next year.
Poosi;vi:i/i' is oppo-ed to restriction of Oriental immigration. This
will cause him to have many enemies iu California.
A Fkk.vcmmax in Ontario re-
cently set (ire to some buildings in
order that be might be sent to jail.
Probably be was homesick.
flie Bonnie Brier Pxish'' on this
tour numbers.thirty-people, and is
composed ol players of prominence,
among whom are .f Palmer Collins, Walter Scott Weeks, Ward
���<*. Uenselior, Itoberr, Ireland, lule
pipe major of the 4Sth Highlanders'of Toronto, Kenneth IMcKen-
zie. "Marion "McDoiiiilil. Ann Onird,
Adelaide Mai thews, Wm. .I."Casey,
the- Penner children and many
others of note. The entire N'e.v
York scenic jiroduction and e! 'Citric.I ('[[iiipment is earrie!1, a
special large biig'^age car bee g ro ���
quired for li'.uispiirtation.
A deci led feature will be the special
engHgo.ui' nt for thi.i four of the
Australian .nightingale, Miss Maggie. .McCmiiii, ihe'swoetcfit singer of
Scottish so igs tilwit ever came to
"The P. mule liner Hush," the
play of all plays dear to tho hearts
of the Canadian people, is a,dramatization by James .McArthur of the
late Ian.'Maclaren'H slory of the
same name, and it depicts life.'in
the land, whose lochs and heather
inspired the greiit song poet, Robii
Burns. Jf in his nob very long
but useful life, Ian Maelaren, or
the Ivo.v. John Watsonr] which \v;is
bis real-nanic, bad given the world
nothing but '-'The Bonnie Brier
Bush," his life would nob have
been lived in vain. "To those who
foilow the stage -closely the play
stands out like a. lighthouse in the.
sea of uninteresting stage stories.
It is distinctly a play of heart interest, while ihe comedy is abundant, wholesome and natural. The
enterprise of Manager Walker in
securing "ThcBonnie Brier Bush '
for a Western Canada tour will be
appreciated by all lovers of the
best in drama.'
Meltac Bros, are showing a line
stock of Christmas goods, and
patrons should call early and avoid
the rush.
He���You go .and kiss another
woman -nid then go and say things
about her you'wouldn't have lier
hear for the world.
She���And you go and kiss your
wife, and then .go out and do
things you wouldn't have her know
for the world.-Yonkcrs Statesman.
Supplies olec-trieiry "for Power, Light, HcafciTig'
���inrt J'cnlilsition. Power Furnished to, mines
for lioisli.no* and ���tii'-eonipressor plants, wiih a
ii'tiaranleo that ihe service will bo.contin1.ou3.;
Get our rates' before completing your estimates
S  '*/S0,'*K3OG'aei39��GOC'��-S^^ O
fit. Ourim*-* i**  1-*'
a       las*
g)    O    '3SSZ'-?IEK'XK-335C*S!7nai^
8 �����
'5  ti
�� ft
Dealers in
o ���
71* the miners in the Boundaiy
will buy and operate the mines and
smeller's there will be no further
trouble with the wage question.
Anot'T May the surplus stock of
copper in (he Foiled States will be
about exhau.-red and the fti-ipc will
probably ascend to l(i or 17' cents.
A Ciii.vi:si: bridegroom has to
give presents iiir-tead of receiving
them. So do white men when the
ging surrounds tlie house with a
tin-can band.	
Tins year over eighty per-.cent
of the new plays put upon the
stage were f;ii I ii res, but "Hamlet"
Q | Fr-esh and Salt Treats, Fish and Poultity jf"
1 �� tlie KootcnaA*-. %
i5 . gj
iops in nearly, all the towns o.i" Boundary and
* There, is no shut-down at the
factory in Nelson, where the Roj*al
Seal Cigar is made, s It is still being smoked in all parts of the
fio.ncral'���Merchants, Midway, B. C.
Hay ancKGrain always
on hand. Sleighs and
"Wagons and Implements
of all kinds carried in
stock. - The very best
goods   at right   prices
g   . Is opposite the Great Northern depot, and is a delightful  ��
& lirivcn for tho weary traveler.    Great'veins of hot water  @
g run through the entire house, nnd 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 room'makes
p the  drinks go  clown .like eating fruit in a flour garden,
p The sample rooms aro the largest in the mountains and
g ,a pleasure to drummers with big trunks.
"*A*i I
Kin^s Liquor Scotcli Whiskey
: ���     '   " 12 Years Old
.1. W. Burmesfccrs White Port.
Jas. Dennessv & Co's 3-Star .HrandAr.
 person who becomes ,old should he
,.    , ,, ,���   61 orovided   with   a  living   when   no
arli-'ulars  call   on local   \[\ ,,   .
aatSjaCWI al W tyTHW -aWsmnnnti!
nl.STKlCT   Ol'   VAMi.
TAKIC NOTICK Ihal.'.Pavlil Solii/i Tnmlilyn.
i,f Miihviiy, II. 0 ,:i;iMiii|)iitiini.-'vetBrlimry ��ur-
','(.<ni, hitniiiU to u|iply ('ii' imrriilfiHlwn to t>ur-
(.���linv! tin-folliiM'ini.'iliM'.'rllii."! Iftnil:.
Ci-miiiii-iM'tm: nt �� l"i-.t pliint'i'l''nI'fl'n*'r nnrtli
ivr.Kt ciirtnir of lot :V'.t. Wc,��t K'/i-k of 'Ketllo
rivnr, tlmiii'i! H'u.nt no i'Ikii'iij., tlimico ,��outli I'i
ijIiuIii'i llirii"!.' i.H"t,S'!i clutlii.-i, tliuni-M imrlli 10
rjuiliii r i lln- |niliit (if i-ninini'iici.'iin'iil, ''on-
liiiiilnsf ''Mtii-(..i, nifiro nr Ii'-ii, .
ILlfi.tl-d.-t OrtnliH'. I!"*T.
! longer' able to earn it. \
Tommy J'rn.v- in a few years bus
enmed nvcr ',.*3l),0flO its a prize
lighti'i'. He otild not make that
much in a century editing ;i paper
in- pK'iu-bing against the evils of
ihe ring.	
Twi;.ntv barrels of herring were
recently found in the stomach of
a whale that was killed on the Pacific coast. This disproves "the
common belief 'that a whale lives
only on Jonahs.
"Tin* Phoenix Pioneer will not
issue its Annual this year owing to
the enervated condition of the copper market. Thus the,world loses
jinother good thing by the excessive prevalence of hard times.
'Tin-; conductors upon one of the
street car lines in New York steal
81,000 �� day by not ringing ��np"
fares. The problem is dillicult of
solution, as it does not pay to hire
detectives to watch the conductors.
���A MoVriMKN'T is on  foot in  this
To iMiiiii Afriii-, Aiut.T-.on. iiml W, T   Smith
��� nr-my  citln'1-  iii'i-mi  "I" I"''-""1 -  '" whom
fl'i-y niiiv Imvi' ti-.-iii^rrrri'i'  tliuir liili'i'i-.f
in tin' Ciihimliii-.  Jliiit'Kil rlaim. ��ilu:ili' iu
Smnnilt C.'iiinii. in  tin1 Iirccnwi oil Minim:
Oivl.<io:i i>r Vail-   Ol-lri.-r. nni|  lcrnnlcii  in
iIih .Mining Hfrnr.'ci-'^ oilici'ii* (iii'i-uwijoil.
Ii. C:
Vmi.iiml i-nt-Ii ol   von. urr  Iii-ii..Ii.\" nritllii-il
tli.it I li!ivi'i'\|i'inl-<l tiir Mini nf tlmi"' Imnilii'il
i1.iIIiih(.'imhii in luiior mid nr mlliiir fi-i't mi
tii"   nl.ovi' iiiiuuil mini.nil (iiiim in niter In
lin|i| tlir = imi. iiiiiti'i- tin' prnvi'-iiiii^ fif ^���cllfiii
.'I of lln. Mi'iiT.il Ai-l:   and th.it  if.  within n i
���l,iv- iin'ii ein-iiiin- ui fhi-i iiuticp. vi'ii fnil or
i.fu-i.   In   iniiliihiit!   > on I- |iru|iol-|i"ii   of   tin- j
iifor.'-miil   (���riM'ii'litni-i'���Min.i Akiim  -ViiiIit-. >n
H.'V(��ilv-*lviii!nll.lr�� f-7", on), mid  W. T. Smith
tiiviity-tlviulull'i-i l-'.'i "".��� *"i* '''" t'lii'i-yi'iu-
i-inliiii: lli-."N-. dm   "' '���:.'>. '''"i". ' I'-cilii-r v.lth j /iij
.ill   fiisi-i nf i:.|-.|.iinili.". ,i ii.triL"il< ii. *lu | i/t>
nid i hiiui u-ill li'i'inni' M'-ti'il ill tll�� iiiidrr-} /j'l
-Iniiil. in.'di'i-'-i'i-. Infill.) .MinciMl Act. Ami'iiil- ; I'll
ini-ot Ai-i, l'"i I  ll))
I iitid iit(lrn-n��imil. H. l!., thi- litli 'In!  of|   '^J
IkcihiiIiit, l:��)7. '
Is under the nuiiiagcmeiit of Greig & Morrison. -The
rooms are comfortably furnished, and the bar contains
the best brands of wines, liquors and cigars.
Js the best apnoinled .Restaurant in the interior of
Uritith Columbia. The best cooks and most attentive
waiters only employed.    Open all the time
inward moore, Proprietor.
M 1#
r.riKKNfvoon i.ioi.nsi: imstkhjt
A|i|ilIi'i!Moii u-ill l.c  iiiiuli! nt  tlio iiii'iittiiic of
l,l("iiHi.(.'<iniiMi niiiiiii.rii In In' Jio'ii  nt, .Mliliviiy on
."ifmldiiV, tin; I'ilh I'l'ci^nluT, IJ.-nr. forii trntKfer
of tlicliccimc now lidlil liy li'd lor tin- Sliiiiinll
tioliil nt Kliolt In Niii'iriiui liiitiv
OliOUOli iir.OOH.
Novunilier i,'illi,IWi7.
The Kootenay Belle, is the name
of a cigar that can be found in
nearly every town between the
blue Pacific and the wheat country.
"The Bonnie'Brier Bush."
C. P. Walker, 'owner and m-ina---
ger of "Winnipeg's hew S'-SOO'OOO
tlu-yitre, Tlie Walker, has just completed arrangeinenta for a tour
across' Western Canada of "The
Bonnie -Brier Bush," one of the
greatest plays in the history of the
The tour will begin, 'it. Fort
William Wednesday, December'I,
and  will  close at Nelson,  I'. C,
pmyincetoprevent the holding o | ,   fa     AJ,fil.   ()nfi
timber liui.tH  tu.less tlevelopmei.t    ^ ^        - a(l|c     ,���  b���
is coiiimei.ced w. Inn a year 1 on.    J=.'�� y,    . ��� -,        t|l,H
th0 ^n��,. ��   1 ^JXtL'Z i. .ous drama has' deviously been
would eliminate the speculation ho
rife recently in the-timbisr business.
It is a dull day in Seattle when
a now story about Bill Miner is not
Boat out to the press, i .Bill hocjjis
sv0    n n*fy SF& ffl�� I
^'fJiig la ci
mmm i show, .paper
���"*- Ui'inU WORLD.
$4.00 Per Year,   Single ijopy, 10 CIs.'
ISSKKIl WKKKI.Y..    ���'
-'Sample Copy Free,
AfcBKar.i,.HOHiv, ;��� w#^/"IwIIaliwVon'i,
t-iven for four long engagement''
01 eon wood  will be among the 18.
cities at which a ono-night engagement will bo played.
Tho company which will present
The Norden Hotel
Having Int'ilv nrrpilred the Queon'H
hotel ami pliifctl tliu two liotulH tindei'
oiiij iii;iim;:<'iiii:iil, Mio prnpi'ietorH now
liiivo lliu largtsnt hotel iiciioiiiinod.'itioii
In lliccitv, giving them a liirgor (lining
ami rending room ncconitiumatioii iind
doiililirig tins iiitii>'*i'i' of sloonfng rrinniH.
Flt-Ht-cliii'.s cooks and alteiitlvo walton*.
Dent of uvuryilihiK behind tliu Imr.
Sater & Johns, Proprietors
Is the bostrui'iiishecl hotel in the Uoundary
district. It is heated with steam--and
lighted by electricity. \Exeellenfc\samplc
rooms. The bar is always abreast of the
times, and meals aro served in the Cafe
at any hour, day or night.
Iriiiest- Jo: Cartieir, Piropo
Is the home for all touritits
iind millloiiiiirL's visiting New
Denver.   Hritish'.Columbia.
NI'b.SON, 11. C.
Pboducr   and- Provisions
J. R. Cameron.
Leading Tailor oTtho
Sandon, B.C.
Tlie Hotel Slocan
Three Forks, II. C, in the leading
hotel of the city, aioiiiitain trout
and gune dinnero u sjicelitlty.
Kooins reserved by telegraph.
Hugh Niven, Prop.
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