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 rc(|s*||������j-sj|-i-������Hira-ts^*ia������ss^^ ii*g*itur������iaan*i**xfiHiiirMnH.r-.cmeiiji*iHitn3i  ��������� y:  Vol. 'XVI.  .GREENWOOD, B. C, .THURSDAY, DECEMBER 23, 1909.  No. 24  AW'.vM'Sg&'ai^^  f"  On Friday,'the 10th of December, I will liiake.a 15 per cent,  cut on all our entire stock' of Dry Goods, Ladies' Shoes,' Purs,  etc. Said sale to continue'���������for two weeks at the old Barclay &  Co. stand, "Greenwood, B. 0. ���������' ���������*  ;o     a   o    'Si'OH  Dry Goods. Millinery.  3g*i!'*'*i*S'*Bi-*^^^  Boots aud Shoes.  x&eiH-'iy.vnr 'sifrg"17-.-"  i *ij^'^*s,v^^*^iV,cv^/at^^^-<<v5>-^^ ������������������������  ,We cannot begin to'enumerate'all the good things1 we have,  put in stock for .me Christmas Trade. There is no-plan quite  so satisfactoiy for yoit, or us,'as"a,personal look.    '"*        -:" ������������������"  .' We ask* for.this store ,'i fair share of your patronage.   "While  not-".Strictly Cash,",- v.*e have, facilities for handling the same, . ^  and^vill make it worth your while to leave some of it with ns.   <������  ���������Hardware.   Groceries..   Furnishings.- Crockery-.-.  for everyone* :;.,,  Beautiful pieces of.Cut.'Glass, Sterling'Silyer; Silver-  Plate, China, Watches, Rings, Pins and Brooches,"at"'  Prices to Suit Every Pocket.    Watch our Windows,  * - - - -- . *  for New Good-*. ' .      *    -  :A,;'LOGAN & C<  '    -   Jewelers, -&reen.wood, B. C  - ���������    ��������� ���������    * ,   .- .��������� .   :. .-,..:.'������������������/��������� a  ���������Dealers in Fresh and Salt Meats; Fish,-- - ,- - X  and Poultry. Shops in nearly.all.tlie. > "-; g\  towns of Boundary and- Kootenay.   ":        *&  IOPPER STRSETy/QREEN-WOOp ;Jv  ire*^?*s.y-������*^*aRiir^  -7  BE  is delicious in taste and free from-impurities/' Order, ������  a case or bottle, at thc earliest opportunity.-  = n>r  (Limited-) /,.*'"'  *  *     ��������� ���������      -      .. .. ���������    ��������� t  The Pride of Western Canada. Phone 13S, Greenwood k  '    -��������� *    ��������� ��������������������������� '"   '-      - ������  53^Si,*S3S,S'33SEES3a*^^  ',     i  ��������� i  ;:1  g-gj^������=*Sl?*^^  ^  Is opposite the Great Northern depot and is a delightful  .:    fhav-enfor'tbe weary traveler. - Great veins Of hot-water  run Hi rough the entire house, nnd bathrooms are al-  \va\H at   the  I-ci vice, of thoMi in  search of - ma.tc'ri*al  _, cleanliness. The dining room is an enemy to dyspepsia,  while the .-u list ic appointment of the-liquid refreshhient  ." makes the drinks go down like eating fruit in a llower  garden, Tlie sample''room's aro the largest in thchioiiti-  taius, aud  a. pleasure ,to druminers  with big .trunks...  JAS. MARSHALL    -.?.      -  M  ������������������; fi  PROPRIETORS  iM  ���������^fl'S^  !5!iJ������a������WMS>S������eS3*>S������05!*31sM  | ������������������ ���������    ��������� ���������    James nuohanan&'Co'S', ���������'.;,,  I ��������� BLACK AOT WHi^-^B!^^ '  GREENWOOD UgVpR &0.J  | ..IMPORTERS, GREENWObbrBiC.:   |  T(i  \-->t\ -  :.������   V  :..iy-/y /f^r/V.-Qn;^  \ y'<y^m^i^c^  ���������*��������� c ���������* ���������.������ ���������*. **** -"���������*" y  *& * *', l ���������J"*'  $-. f 45Mils .1 ill- Uilg i  .It was 10 below zoro yesterday  morning.  Tom.and' Jerry will be guests at  the Clarendon .hotel this wee!c.  . The ��������� skating   rink  opened  last  night with" a lino sheet of ice.  D. R. McElmon has a fine line  of Christmas, presents at hi-* store  in Eholt.      .. .'.  A; D. Maefarlanc, formerly of  Greenwood, is now studying law  in Prince Rupert.  Last Saturday <i marringo license  was issued to Warren Mitchell and  Zilplia  Oxley,   both   ef   Phoenix;  The annual ball,of the Knights  of Pythias will he held in tho old  Masonic hall Friday'evening, olst  inst.        ' "'  .  -   i  ' Miss May Lawson returned from  Vancouver yesterday ancl" has accepted a position in the store of 0.  F. Stork.  The Central hotel in' Phoenix-  will" be. crowded this week with  people who wish to shako hands  with Big Andy.  Jamps Mc'C.reath -made a commercial, visit to Grand'-.Forks last  Friday- -JJe has'many customers  iu ��������� Unit; growing .city.  ���������-The Greenwood |L:qttor Co. has  received two. carlo-ids of liquor  this month. .This-makes four carloads hi nee/September.   , .  The Christiniis dinners at the  Windsor, Ladysmith and National  hotels this year will be, much appreciated by epicures.  Local hotel men do not like the  raise, in licenses, especially when  they are not permitted to do business on   Suiidav.    The selling of  booze.in Greenwood has become a  thorny ami uncurtain road to af-  flient circum-st'-nees.  ,1  glJThere will be a joint installation  of Phoenix aud Green wood M'iconic  lodges in Greenwood Monday evening next, 27th inst."  .Albert Elaine"and Mips Lucy  Marshall of 'Chesaw were married  at the National hotel last week by  the llev.- F.i V. Venable.-i.  John Sullivan, the well-known  railroad man, has rented the Northern hotel in Fholt. Mr. Lu.se has  retired" from active business, but  will still reside in Eholt.  The license commissioners"''mot  on Monday and' renewed the hotel  licenses in the city with the exception of four, Another meeLing  will take place upon January 12.  Miss Tillie Graham has returned  from Spokane to' spend the holidays with her mother. Tillie is  fond of home and'regrets that she  cannot bring 13/unotIIall to Greenwood.  l  There  are about fifteen men  working at the No. 7 in Central  camp. A. ]*.. Cartwright, formerly of Moyie and Trail, is now  in charge of operations at this  mine.  .It is currently believed that'Jim  Marshall's spread at the Hotel  Brooklyn on Christmas will beat  any' gastrouomical triumph that  'ever happened in the guy city of  Phoenix.- - -  Y/m. Jewell, Ihe well-known  and popular. C. P. It, conductor, .has gone, to Hot Spring*,  Arkansas, to got rid of the rheumatism. Before returning he will  spend a few weeks at his old home  in Worthington, Illinois.  3>tr. Ju-tice Martin has given"a  decision in the case of James ftim-  mick vs. B. C. Copper Co. I)im-  uiick stied for S L-l.oOO damages,  the case being tried in .Nelsou last  May. He has been awarded a verdict amounting to about S9,000.  Committee, E. Clerf, A. Jaynes,  J. Cropley and J. J. Ponchon.  The representatives of the club  were in Phoenix last night arranging for a series of games with  Phoenix and Grand Forks, L'ist  year Grand Forks won the cup  given by the hockey enthusiasts of  the three towns. The local, club  will make a great effort to win the  cup this season, and in order to increase the certainty of that possible! fact the citizens of Greenwood  should support them generously  by buying membership tickets and  in other ways. Give Greenwood  ������ chance to claim the championship for trior more than one or two  things.  Fresh oysters are a specially at  the Windsor hotel cafo.  > 3������C������3������&3 JiWESeCSa������ S-8S 'VSCfS������ t;  Improvements aro being inade  in the Windsor hotel, 'i his week  the stairway has been turned so  that it now leads directly from the  oflice to the upper 11 its. The aperture at the foot' of the l'oimer  .stairway bin been walled up and  an arched entrance created bill ween  the ollice and the.dining room.  'J-lhn  Skoglund  These are all "Sharp Things,  <* i a -**������������������  <iL~-~  A  ii  I"  JL/9  WHITE  The Ftirnifcuie and Stove Man.  " PHONE 10.  ���������F.'JAYNI  ���������fr~s/--������  leioz"  Dill  a  CK  zen.  es  Pastry-JUaked Daily ancl Al-  '"���������\vayc Fresh.  The  i  Has home cooking ;and home-made  ;-..'-.���������     preserved fruit.  .   .Sunday Dinners a-Specialty.  Meals served from 6 a. m to 9 p. ni.  A. Psarin'���������Connection.'   ���������  Plenty of warm, clean and pleasant  rooina at'reasonable prices.  Mils'. 'IlAUsiv Towns, Lessee.  'tak^ieyy/f Hotel  ;. -   NErjS0X,13.C.  Employs All Wliitc Help.and is  a home for the world tit'-SI a day.'  N. iMs\u.i;'n*i';    -    -    PitoritiKrciit  KASL.G  HOTEL  .'���������<' "'KASLO B. O  Is a" comfortable*"iiomo for all  vybo.travel to,that city.  cqci*;le & PAPWOET1T.  ���������*��������� A few day.*i*ag*t)  was bulldozing in the ltonsides  mine. Near him was a sack containing 02 clicks of dynamite. A  rock from a blast in another part  of the mine struck tho sack and  caused an explosion. John was  filled with small pieces of rock and  received several cuts, but, fortunately was not seriously injured.  Alex. J). MacDonald has thrown  up bis interest in the JJ. O. Times  and the lire . insurance business,  fie will devote most of his time in  the future to securing life and accident insurance, and will spend  much time traveling through the  territory that his been assigned to  him. J-sCng Alex has a ho.-;6 of  friends who wish him prosperity iu  his new occupation.  Bert do Wiele and Wni. Nicholson were driving down from Phoenix on Tuesday morning. About  a mile out of town the culler lipped over and threw out the occupants. The horses ran into town  and -smashed the cutter on the  (.old street bridge,one of the horses  going into tlio cieck. The team  belonged to Mclilroy Bros., aud  were not seriously injured. Bert-  and Billy escaped by carrying the  robes into town and buying a few  driu (es.  At the beginning of (his year the  city council agreed to divide the  city printing and advertising rqally  between the two local papeis. This  verbal contract has not been kept,  as The Ledge has only received  about 25 per cent, of the httsines-*  this year. Corporations, as well  as individuals, who attempt to  build themselves up by' deceit,  double dealing, treachery and falsehood must eventually tumble into  the sewer of failure, and be smothered by their own acts, for Veritas  prevalebit.  The'No. 7 group of eight mineral claims in Central camp, not  far from Greenwood, have recently  been sold by the 1*. C Copper Co*,  and tho Giant J.'owder Co. to the  Consolidated Mining and Smelling  Co. of Canada. The claims carry  large bodies of concentrating gold  and silver ores. . About .'J,000 feet  of development work has been  done on the properties, including a.  shaft '100 feet deep. The company  will build an aerial tram about,  three miles long and a concentrator with a capacity of' 100 tons a  tiny. The mill will be built at  I'oiindary Fails during the coming  year. The development of the No.  7 will'be a great boon to Greenwood and Boundary Falls, Jl. P.  Dickinson put the d������al through.  The price has not been made public.  Last Friday Ihe Greenwood  Ifiiekey club was reorganized for  the.seasiui \\ilh the following olli-  eers : lion. President, .7. It. Jack-  Hoiii'M. P. P.; President, JJr, Me-  Leiui ;, See.-Treas;, A. E. Jlraith-  waitu;'. Manager,' J. If. Goodeve ;  Cujilnin",   0.   Russell; ���������. Executive  Wanted ?  A mayor for Greenwood. Must  be white, over,21 years of age aud  a British subject. Must have a  mind, decisive- methods, ancl progressive ideas. Must not be a  Uriah Heap or incapable of keeping his word. Al list not-run ".villi  the wolves and hunt with the dogs.  Must have only oue face* and be  free from the microbes of deceit,  petty graft and mediocrity. Must  love honor above friends, and-understand tho meaning of equity  and justice. No son of Ananias or  brainless dub need apply. -Address the People of Greenwood.  A new shipment of Lowney's  Chocolates just received at Coles'  Book Store.  City  Council.  'The council  met  upon  Monday  aud passed the minutoj of the pre  vious meeting.  The followinp  accounts  were or-  dered to bo paic  ���������:  IIiiiitur-Kericlrick  Co    537.50  Laundry, fire clop  artinent       3.20  Kinney & MeDon  lid        <1.20  Ilutrh Mi-Kee     27.00  J  IL McNeill ....      5*25  I{ii!--el*-Law*-C.uillitfldOo       2 95  (J. (J   lOlectrie Co    19.30  Bylaws-   10,*  11   and  12   were  a lop ted and fin  illy passed  ���������  The Canadian Pacific Railway  for (he Christmas and New Year  holidays announce a low round  trip rate. Tickets will bo on sale  Lvcenibr-r 21st to 25th, .and De"-"  cember 2.Si"h to January 1st, with  a final return limit to January 5th.  December School Report. -  DIVISION" I���������r. r,. w.vrsoy  Pupiisiif.'tii.-iliv.'ittciKliug' ���������.. 22  Average daily attendance 20.51  Percentage of regularity 93.3'i  Pupils present every session : XV.  Bryant, George Craig, Willie Johns  Gertrude Mclntyre, Grace 3L:c-  Kenzie, Hazel Kedp-ith, Frances  Howe, Gordon Smith, Bertha  Smith, Ina Sulfcou, I-Ottie Sutton,  Ward Storer.  division" ii���������.j i. MACKrcxzn-:  Pupils actually iittensling 2t  Average daily attendance. 23.7J  I'eicentageof regularity  9D  Pupils present every session :  J..CO B.;rnelt, Fred Craig, Joy  Cummins, George Eiles, Worthington Fair, Judith Johnson, J!)on-  ald McAllister, Daniel McK.ee,  Anna McKenzie, George McLeod.  Ted Proctor, Grace Redpath, Ilobt.  Smith, Sutherland Smith, Dick  Taylor, Lucille- Smith, M/vyme  Lewis, Elmer Lewis.  DIVISION-   III���������SI. CU.VNI.ST.UAM.  I'upd.-i actually attending H3  Average daily attendance .'!'> <i������  Percentage of regularity !)2.S>  Pupils present avery session :  Jean Coles, Arthur E'des, Kathleen Hardie, Dorothy Johnson,  Francis Jon:m. Waldo Jordin,  Helen Mo Kay, Josephine MeKec,  Harold McKenzie, Sam Mac Al lister, Cecelia Macintosh, Muriel  Redpath, Vera Redpath, Arthur  flees, Catharine Rees, Rtihy Smith,  Tom Taylor, John Nyberg, lNelie  ilauiiiierstadt, Mirril Birroiv, Li-  cilte Barrow.  The Columbia cigar is a large  and free-smoking cigar.v It is sold  iu all mountain towns and made in  Nelson.  In East Kootenay Rocky Mountain Dick McClure is doing some  work on his claims near Aldiige.  The  poets iu   leather at  J.  Coles.  L.  A hotel is to be  niaUa,  built at  Nara-  The restaurant; in  hotel never closes.  the  Windsor  In H.'izeUon the thermometer  rarely shows more "than  ������,'* below  ���������/. 't'O. : .-..  Kodaks and photographic supplies at Ale Rao Bros,, Phoenix.  Mark Spencer litis bought .7. 1������.  Shaw's fruit ranch near Koremeos.  Insurance of any kind is a good  investment, whether life, accident  or lire. JuPhoeilix'D.; J. iMathe-  s'on pays particular, .attention to  this lino of business aud tltose interested should cons'llti hiiri at their  earliest convenience in "'person or  hy mail. ���������""!_   ��������� ]/  An Oraugo'lodge, was organized  in Hedley this,week,-'  | Western, Float f  9 <���������'  i5-&S"2S������-3-3-3 3������9������t$Gi8J>.$������Q-3&&'2& t  Across the lake from Moyie the  Aurora mine, has J .500 feet of tun-  nele. , Two machine drills are  kept iu ac.ion arid 15 men em  ployed. In the upper tunnel  there are 50,000 tons of milling  oro in sight. The building of a  mill would .make (he Auror.is a  steady shipper.  Near Mn\ ie tho fcunn'-l is in t!r������  .Society Girl 1,000 I'eefc, and a  sprinkling of ore h.is recently been  eiijountered.   ,       -, .  Tlie BluiTtown mine at Chesaw  has resumed operations.  Bill Henderson, one .of the most  ui-ogreshive mayors that Leth-  bridge ever had, died in "that city a  short time ago.  Lelhbridge Ins refused a street  railway franchise to a priyate corporation.  Jn Molson last week wheat was  SO cents a bushel and oats S2G a  ton. Tho price of timothy is $15  a ton.  ��������� In the Bulkley 'valley a full  force of men are workr.-g on the  coa-1 properties of the Grand Trunk  Pacific.  Julius Brcchlin is working on a  group of claims that he owns near  Oroville.  Oroville is becoming quite a  cattle market town. This fall  James'Jackson of the meat firm of  Evans & Co. paid SG0,000 for cat-  "tle in that town aud vicinity.  --In Keremeos.13. M. Crocker has  bought the meat shop-from George  Cawslon.  Captain Murdock Seaman, mate  of the Aberdeen, died iu Vernon  from typhoid fever.  II. W. Power, formerly of  Kaslo, is now pounding a linotype  in a" "Regir.a print shop. AVith  proper training this 3'oung man  would become a  noted  cartoonist.  Aprcacher in New Denver has  just been presented with a supply  of wood fur the winter. He lives  in the old Ledge office in that city,  but is never haunted by Lowery's  Claim.  D. -J. Matheson "will .run for  mayor in Phoenix next month. He  has had much experience in that  line and is well fitted for the posi  tion.  A team drawing a 'sleigh loaded  with 2,500 pounds of dynamite r-ni  away in Phoenix last week. The  sleigh struck a pole at the bottom  of t-Le hill but the giant did not  celebrate. In consequence the  horses are not deceased nor" the  glas* windows in thecity shattered.  In November the Granby shipped 112,703 tons of ore from its  mines in Phoenix.  Mrs. Kate Huffman of Grand  Forks died suddenly in Spokane  last week from heart failure. The  funeral took place in Grand Forks.  Jack Smitz, an Indian policeman,  has been fined at Merritt for being  drunk.  Mining is active in Highland  valley, eolith of Ashcroft.  In Alberta this year  there were  11 cheese factories and 51 cream-  erics in operation. The value of  the cheese output is 823,000.    For  12 months ending iu October tbe  butter production amounted to  2,550,000 pounds, valued at $000,-  000.  The Belcher mine at Republic is  shipping two carloads of ore weekly  to Tiui'".  The head oflice of the New Dominion Copper company is now in f  Phoenix. The company has 15  men employed at its mine. At the  Rawhide three shifts are operating  the -diamond cl i ill. The power is  obtained from the steam compressor at the Biooklyi).  11. P. Dickinson, the powder  agent, is spending the holidays in  'Frisco.  At Tabor, Alberta, a hole is to  bored by a diamond drill to test  Ihe territory for natural gas. The  hole, will be drilled about .'",000  feet and cost about SI0,000.  Cap Smith and Albin Doyle  have left Phoenix and gone To  Arizona.  John Dillan was given six  months in Nelson just for stealing  an overcoat from the Brooklyn  hotel in Phoenix.  A. II. Lovell and wife of Ymii-  were seriously hurt last week in a  railway wreck in Illinois.  The company owning the Nickel  Plato gold, mine netir Hedley-will  pay a dividend of six per cent next  month.    The amount to be paid is  Harold Seles and John A; Irving  are the mayoralty , candidates in  Nelson.  Tenders are being .called' for to  build the V., V. & E. railway  wei-t of Princeton and east of Ab-  hotsford. ' .     , ' -  ���������   .  H. E. Wallis hiis been appointed  police magistrate at Arrowhead.'  R Tapping i.s tapping at the  mayoralty door in Revelstoke.  Thanks lo the ladies a public'  library has been opened in Kamloops. ' -     ��������� ' ���������  If Joe Martin is defeated in  England he will probably return  to H. C. and attempt-to organ'ze.a  party lo oppose the McBride government.  The Nechaeo wagon road is now  fin'hhed for, 100 miles north of  Fort George. .    '    '.'  Another steamer is to ��������� be built  in the spring for service between  Soda creek and Fort George canyon  Pat McKonna of Barkerville will  spend the winter in Ireland.  List week the Center Star at  Rosslund shipped 3,710 tons of ore  Co the Trail smelter.  Bob Moore of New Michel has  gone on the road for a cigar house.  Bob is the only man in B. C. that  over brought potatoes from.Ireland  hy express.  The Waterman Fountain Pen  makes an ideal Christinas present.  You can buy them from J. L.-Coles.  T!ie Hume hotel in -Nelson.is*.to  be enlarged in order to-keep pace  with its constantly growing trade.  It is one of the best hotels 'iii the  West. r    '  Real spiing chickens  that *corae  in the fall are being served daily in-  the Windsor hotel restaurant. The  epicures of the city  have already  discovered tbe fact,  A curling bonspiel will be held  in Nelson January 21, weather  permitting. . ;.  C.'iristmis  any qtim-  Books,   views    and  cards can be bought in  t/ty from J. L. Coles.  The Northern hotel in Salmo  was burned last week. ^Frauk  Kennedy had arrived that day  from Yniir-to take charge, of. a  birber shop in S-ilmo. - The .overturning of a' lamp in bis roooi-  abjut midnight set the hotel- on  fire. Keiinecly lost his life and  several other guests had narrow  escapes. The loss is about 88,000,  partially covered by insurance..  Toys,   dolls,   and  kinds at J. L. Coles.  games  of al  The price of lumber in the west  has been raised ?1 a thousand ancl  it is likely that another niise will  take place in the spring.  The Kootenay Cigar Co. of Nelson have in the Royal Seal a cigar  that is known and smoked between  the wheat country aud the .blue  Pacific.  There is a sawmill at New Westminster that employs 500 men and  cutsS00,000 feet of lnuiher every  20 hours. It is tbe second largest  mill in thc world.  The dining room of tbeRcssland  hotel has been reopened. Best of  meals and excellent service.  An electric road is to be built  from W.'ineta via Northport to  Orient. Toronto and Vancouver  capital is behind the project aud  the syndicate will probably acquire and run the Northport  smelter.  S'il',000,  Sleds  and Sleighs for boys,  and children at Coles' Mote.  girls  Early this month the thermometer dropped to -10 below zero in  Fort George and made a lengthy  visit. . '" "  I have win extra large stock of  jewelry for the holidays. Htivo a  look at. it. Vj. A. Black, the  Jeweler,,Phoenix.   !,       ......  See Coles for fancy goods.    His  stock is large and well assorted.  The First. . Thought mine at  Orient is shipping ore to Greenwood.  Olympia oyster cocktails always  ready at the-Windsor hotel.    '  In Toronto recently Frank Griffith of the Westmotint mine.iii tho  Slocan, had an operation performed  for Cstncer of the stomach and  small In-pes are entertained for hii  recover v.-  The Kootenay Belle is a cigar  that can be found in all parts of  the Boundary, ond yon should ask  the inan behind tbe bar to produce  it when you* lino up- to the mahogany.   Philip Laber h.*V3 bought a half  interest in the Orient townsite.  Toilet sets, manicure sets and  similar goods are in abundance at  the fctoru of J. L. Coles.  The Great Northern railway is  bttildiug a ������.'3,000 depot*in Orient.  For Sale���������The Commercial hotel  in Greenwood ahd furnibhingt*.  Price, $l,50(); ���������f.'JOO cash,,aud the  balance on time at 8 per cent, interest.   Apply to J. W. Mellor.  The Pearo Consolidated Co. has  sold the Lone Pine-Surprise group  in Republic camp to the Republic  Mines Corporation for 8225,000.  ' Wldddwson. Aesayor, rJefaon, B. O. THE   LEDGE,   GREENWOOD,   BRITISH  COLUMBIA.  Little Known of the Real Origin of  the Instrument.  ITS   USE   BY   THE   CHINESE.  This Wonderful People Knew of the  Magnetic Needlo Long Before the  Christian Era���������The Claims of Gioia,  the Pilot, and the Credit Due Him.  Much interest must forever nliaeb to  tlie discovery of Unit valuable instru  nient tlie mariner's compass, unci yet  then- are few subjects coiii'crnliijj  whicli less ia known: I-'or a period the  honor of the in vein Ion was ascribed to  (.iioia. a pilot, horn at I'asitano, a  small village situated near Anialti,  about the end of the ihlrieenitt ecu  tury. Ills claims, however, have been  disputed.  Much learning and labor have been  bestowed'upon the subject of the discovery. It tins been maintained by one  class I hat even the Phoenicians were  the inventors, by another that the  Creeks and Itoinans had a knowledge  of ll. Such not Ions, however, have  been completely refuted.  One passage, nevertheless, of a remarkable character occurs In the works  of Cardinal de Vilty, bishop of Hole-  nulls, in Syria, lie went to I'lilestiiie  during the fourth crusade, about ltie  year I'JOt. rie returned afterward to  Europe, and siibseiiueiiily back to the  Holy Land, where he wrote his work  entitled "Ulstoriu Orieutalls," as nearly as can lie determined, between the  years 1215 and 1220. In chapter 01  of that work he has this singular pas-  eage:  "The iron needle, after contact with  the loadstone, constantly turns to the  north star, which, at the axis of the  firmament, remains Immovable while  the others revolve, and hence it is essentially necessary lo those uavigat-  ing on the ocean."  These words are as explicit as they  nre extraordinary. The/ state a fact  and announce a.use. The thing, therefore, whicli essentially constitutes the  compass must have beeii known long  before ihe birtb of Gioia. In addition7  to-this fact, there is another eipially  fatal to his claim-as tbe original discoverer.  It is now set tied beyond a doubt  that.the Chinese were acipi.-iiuted with  the compass long before the Europeans. It is certain that there are allusions to the magnetic needle in tlie  traditionary .-period of'Chinese history,  about 2.000 years before Christ, and a  still more credible account of it Is  found in the reign of Chiiigwnngof the  Chow dynasty, beforo Christ II l-l.  All this, however, may be granted  without in the least impairing the just  claims of Gioia lo tlie gratitude of mankind. The irulb appears to lie that  the position of Gioia in relation to the  compass was precisely I hat of Watt in  relation to the steam engine-the element existed; be augmented its utility.  The compass used by the mariners  In the sMediterrnuean during tin-  twelfth and thirteenth centuries was  a very uncertain and unsatisfactory  apparatus. It consisted only of a magnetic needle floating in a vase or basin  by means of two straws on a bit; of  cork supporting it on tbe surface of  the water.  The compass used by the Arabians  In the thirleenili century was an in  strumeut of i>xa.'tly the same description.- Now. the inconvenience and in  efficiency of such au apparatus are ob  vlous. The agitation of the ocean and  the tossing of the vessel might render  it useless lu n moment.  But Gioia placed the magnetized  needle on a pivot, which permits It In  turn to all sides with "facility. Afterward it was attached to a card divided  Jnio thirty-two points, called rose de  vents, and then the box containing il  was suspended in such a manner that.  however the vessel might be tossed,  Jt would always remain horizontal.���������  Electrical Engineer.  SEWING NEEDLES.  How They Are Fashioned  From C0II9  of Fine Steel Wire,  We are so accustomed to seeing the  little steel sewing needle in everyday  use that we accept its presence us a  mutter of course, quite as if it grow  on'a tree like un tipple.  It is true that needles have always  been used, but not always in their  present form, In times when skins  of animals were worn for clothing  the needle was made of fishbone, bone  or ivory, without* an eye and of goodly size and strength, in order to  pierce the skins easily.  Since the hitter part of the fourteenth century steel needles have  been made. Various are the kinds  and sizes which are now required for  everyday use by a world of people  for sewing by hand, by machine, for  packing, upholstery and leather work,  wonderful needles for surgical purposes and many others.  The material used in the manufacture of the needle consists of fine  steel wit-j, which is supplied in coils.  These coils,, are cut with powerful  shears into lengths, each sut'icient  for two needles.'  Several thousand of these lengths  are placed .together in a bundle, heated <* to' red heat and then quickly  straiglhened  by-fpressure and  rolling.  These straigthened lengths are then  pointed at both ends on a revolving  grindstone. A grinder will point ns  many us 100,(Mi needles in a day,  while������������������ machinery ��������� .invented for the  same purpose will point three times  as many as a skilled workman.  Next eonie.-* the eyeing of thc needles. You will. remember that each  length of wire referred to is sullicient  for two" needles. At the centre of  each length, therefore, is stamped the  grooved and rounded impression of  two needle heads, end to end, and  then perforated by steel punches.  - Through the double eyeholes thus  formed (of say 100 needles at 11 time)  is threaded fine wire, giving an appearance of a two edged comb. The  needles are held rigid and then broken apart with comparative ease between the eyeholes.  The needles arc next hardened and  'tempered by being subjected to red  heat, plunged inn an oil bath, reheated again and gradually cooled.  After this they must be scoured anil  polished by : friction combined with  soft soap," oil and ��������� emery powder.  Washing, drying and more polishing  follow. .In fact, there seems to be m'  end to the polishing and finishing  processes. But when the work is finally completed the needles are as near  perfection-as-modern' machinery and  human skill can make them.  WILD PEOPLE OF CEYLON.  SIMON BOLIVAR.  The   Veddas   Live   a   Communal   Lif������  In  Caves.  Writing of tho curious customs observed by the Veddas, or wild people  of Ceylon, u traveler says: "All the  men came to meet us and led the  way to the caves, which were completely hidden by a thicket. On a  rocky platform in front of the cava  the inon all surround us, shouting to  their women to come and see their  'white sister-in-liiw' or 'cousin.' Veddas have always-been renowned for  their, truthfulness, and this reputation we arc able to indorse. Each  community has its own hunting  ground, and adheres strictly to itu  own game rights. Upon each hunting ground there are a number of  cuves and rock shelters, and the families of the community move from one  to another throughout .the year, as  presence of game, honey, yams, or  fish demands. The big caves are communal property, the smaller caves  usually belonging to .single families;  but even in the communal caves each  family has its particular place, in  which its members sleep, cook, eat,  and keep all their belongings.  "Each family respects the privacy  of iis neighbors' few feet of the cave  lloor as "faithfully as if partition  walls existed; only the children  roam all over the cave at will. Food,  however, seemed to be public property, for one woman would cook food  and share it with every one present  in the cave. This may probably he  explained as follows: The communal  caves are situated in common hunting ground; therefore, all the game,  yams, iguanas, or honey brought in  from the commot. land is the property of the community, not of the  man  who  procures it.  "I have stated that the smaller  caves are usually private property.  It would probably be more correct to  say that Veddas possess private hunting grounds on which very frequently  there are small caves, such caves being then the property of the owner of  the land. When a man is living in j  his own euvc in the midst of his own |  hunting ground the produce of the |  chase would naturally be his own, .  though shared with any one living! irom the rest of  with' him. Women and children al-! Bolivar was denounced for lis <u .li-  wavs fared as well as the men, and i Hon, and he was virtually forced to  the" former would be fed first in any ; retire to Cartagena. He died in I Boll,  time of scarcity. Indeed, the dainties were often saved for the children."  Storm/ Career of the Man  For Whorp  Bolivia   Is   Named.  Bolivia, the South American country, gets its name from Simon Bolivar,  The. land has had as stormy .a history as did tho liberator who assisted'in making it a republic in I8!*,"i.  Bolivar had been writing his name  lurue in South American history for a  long timo before that date, however,  earning (or himself the title of the  "Washington of South America." Simon Bolivar was born in Caracas,  Venezuela, in 17S3 of a noble and  wealthy family. He studied law m  Spain, traveled much in Europe, married and returned to his native country. In 1809 he visited the United  Slates on his return frorii another  journey to Europe. It was at this  time that he became an enthusiastic  admirer of republics and made up his  mind to free Venezuela from Spanish  despotism. From that time on war  was his portion.  In I813 ho entered Caracas as conqueror, was hailed as thc liberator of  his country bv the people and made  absolute dictator in civil and military  affairs. He met with reverses, however, at the hands of the Spaniards,  and it was during a period of defeat  on the continent that he convoked a  congress in Haiti, instituted a government and abolished slavery there.  That was in 181G. Thereafter he was  successful against the Spaniards m  South America, and in 1819 at Angostura, Venezuela, he was chosen president with the. power of dictator. When  New Granada united with Venezuela  he was made the first President. By  182*2 the new republic was completely  cleared of royalist troops.  Bolivar wa,'1 summoned the same  venr to help the Peruvians and in  182-1 was named dictator of Peru. By  IS25 the Spaniards were driven out  of I'eru also, and Bolivar, culling a  congress at Lima, formally resigned  the dictatorships. Soon after that the  southern part of Peru was erected into 11 separate state and named Bolivia,  and he could have been dictator for  life. However, troubles in Colombia  kept him busv. Venezuela broke away  '     *   Colombia   in   "-"*"  Ask anyone who wears them what he thinks  and he will say there's no other kind half so  comfortable. All dealers 50 cents, . Light,-  medium and hea/y weights. " ������  GET   THE   GENUINE.^  "PRESIDENT" ON EVERY BUCKLE  Level  "Tryin' to rise too fas' in life is  tiresome uphill work," said Uncle  Eben "Loafin' will send you speedin'  down de toboggan whah you'll finish  wif a bump, ~ ve bes' way is jes' to  ''o ahead ancl be on de level."  Millard's Liniment Co., Ltd.  Gentlemen,���������I have used MINARD'S LINIMENT on my vessel and  in my family for years ,and for the  every day ills and accidents of life I  consider it has no equal.  I would not start on 11 voyage without it, if it cost a dollar a bottle.  CAPT. P. R. DKSJARDIN,  Sch."Stroker," St Andre, Kamouraska.  A Real Specialist  There is a story told of a Welsh  doctor who went to settle in a Kentish  village and the. first night of his arrival he was sent for to attend a child.  He looked at1 the litstJe sufferer very  attentively, and then delivered this  opinion:  "This baby's got the. measles; but I  ain't posted up on infectious diseases.  We must approach this case by circular treatment. You give the little  child this draft. That'll .send him  into fits. Then send for me; I'm a  stunner on fits."���������Tit-Tilts.  Minard's Liniment reiievesr Neuralgia.  The most austere woman in willing  'o explain how she happened to marry  her dub of a husband.  1829.  Stung.  The old gentleman went Into the par  lor the other night at the witching  lintir of 10:30 and found the lights out  and his daughter and a dear friend  ������������������iijoying 11 tete-a-tete In a corner by  the window.  "Evangeline." said the old man sternly, "this is scandalous!"  ������������������Yes. papa." she answered sweetly.  "It is candleless because times are  hard. Lights cost so much Ferdinand  and I said we would get along with  the starlight."  And papa turned about in speechless amazement and tried to walk out  of the room through a panel in the  wall pa per.���������Exchange.  The Disappearing Wife.  A woman in Silesia has been hauled into court by her husband because  she persisted in growing thin in opposition to his wishes. In his petition  for. a divorce the Sile'sian* gentleman  declared that the lady obtained her  husband under false pretences, for  when he married her she was full sized and of ample and generous proportions and he had every reason to  believe that she would remain so.  When slimness became the fashion,  however, she began fading away in  order to wear the latest empire gown.  She rode horseback three hours eacii  morning, played tennis two hours, ami  then took long fat-reducing walks,  while she ate like a bird.  How successful was this strenuous-  pursuit of slenderness may be judged,  lor in three months' time she had lost  SI pounds and a portly husband. Foi  the hard-hearted Silesian judge granted the captious husband's plea for a  divorce and delivered a fiery attack  upon the prevailing styles in feminine architecture. He laid down the  principle that no lady has a right to  fade away without her husband's consent, and he completely disallowed  defendant's plea that half a wife is  better than none. The wife is left free-  to continue her disappearing process.  It is hoped that her frugal habits ol  living Will prove useful to her, now  that she is deprived of a husband. '*".  Long Canals.  The Grand Canal of China is the  longest entirely artificial waterway in  the world, extending as it does from  Hangchau to Pekin, a distance of almost 700 miles. The part between  the Yellow River and the Yangtze is  said to have been constructed 500  years before Christ. The remaininp  portions were built separately at latei  dates, and Kublai-Khan, whose rule  began in 1280, united them and made  the continuous canal, which is still  used. Much longer continuous waterways, partially natural and for the  remainder of their extent artificial,  exist elsewhere. Of these the longest reaches from the Chinese frontier  to St. Petersburg. It measure 4,-172  miles. Another, running from Astrakhan to St. Petersburg, is 1,43*1 miles.  Both these were projected and commenced  bv  Peter  the Great.  Eiffel  Tower That  Failed.  Wembley Park (**Eng.), where there  was some interesting displays of mo-  del   aeroplane   living   the   other   day, 1 thing   that   implies   sig  and where Londoners and others will! while it has a subcons  have an opportunity of watching several aerial contests in the latter part  of this month, has an interesting history.  A"bout eighteen years ago, Wembley  Park was ' acquired by a company  whose intention was to carry out the  scheme of Sir Kdward Watkin, the  "Railway King," for the construction  of a tower that should rival the Eiffel  Tower in" Paris. The estimated cost i  was to be $l,7,r)0,000, and the height, I  when finished, 1,150 feet. i  The  work  of construction was  car- j  ried on for eighteen months.   Concrete  foundations  of   1,800  tons  were   laid, I  and slowly a structure of steel weighing 2,700 tons was raised.  But when $500,000-had been expended funds gave out, and the work was  abandoned.  Onlv in 1907 was the 155 feet struc-. ���������----���������-,.. . , . ���������,,,.  ture di'moli-died, bv an explosive 1 portance, to be tolerant and wholly  known as "rnburite," and the work 1 free from priggishncss, and to see the  of demolition occupied over a year, j amusing r.nd interesting side of even  Although so much time and money  had been spent on the work of-erection the same engineers who carried  The  Gift  of   Prowling.  Prowling, according to a magazine  writer, is not exactly strolling, for  -trolling practically assumes an absolute and utter lack oi purpose. On the  other hand, prowling differs from any-  nnplies sightseeing; for  cious purpose,  there is nothing brisk or businesslike  or suggestive of ciuty about it.  'lo prowl, in fact, is "to go forth into  the highways and byways of any interesting place, either in the city or  in the country, in a perfectly irresponsible fashion, with one's mind in  a state of genial receptivity, but not  of acute acquisitiveness; with a readiness to enjoy every possible impression of life in all its phases; not exactly an alertness, but with a bland  ancl friendly openmindedness that  never loses sight of anything.  The person who is capable of prowling, in this special ancl technical  sense of the word, must have a touch  oi the Bohemian in him. He must  be able to take things as they come,  lo extract the last drop of humor  from every possible occurrence, to  have  no large ideas of his own  im-  The Difference.  "Father." said little Rollo, "what Is  the difference between farming and  agriculture?"  "Well, my son, for farming you need  a plow and a harrow and a lot of other  implements, and for agriculture all  you need Is a pencil and a piece of  paper."  The Mess In the Oven,  "Mow came mii-Ii a greasy mess In  the oven?" snid n fidgety old spinster^  to her inn Id of nil work.  "Why.", replied the girl, "the candles  fell into Hie water, and I put them Into  the oven to dry."- London Tntler.  1 Mildew.  An easy, method of renisivlng mildew Is 10 place ihe article In 11 warm  oven for a few moments nnd then  brush it.  When  you  forget  there nn������ other--  roil are nearlnjt a burned bridge.  His  Nose   For  News.  A cub reporter on a big daily paper  was sent out by the city editor to get  a story on the marriage of a young  society* girl'and d man well known  in the city.  The "cub" was gone about an hour  and then returned and went aimlessly over to his desk, by whicli he sat  down. Shortly afterward the city editor noticed his presence and his evident idleness.  "Here, kid!" shouted the superior.  "Why aren't you at work on that  wedding?"  "Nothin* doing," replied the boy.  "Nothing doing! What do you  mean? Didn't the wedding take  place?"  "Nope. The bridegroom never showed up, so there ain't nothin' to write."  The  Nebulae.  The discovery'of thc gaseous nature  of the nebulae came about largely  through the use of the spectroscope  and spectrum analysis. Fraunhofer  proved that the spectrum of un ignited gaseous body is "rtbncontinuoufl,  with interrupting lines," and J. W.  Draper demonstrated that the spectrum of an ignited solid is always  continuous, with no interrupting  linos. In this way it was proved that  many of the nebulae are gaseous, illustrating the process of development  actually going on.  out the construction had to be paid  $6,000 and given 'the materials for  pulling it down.  On Whit- Monday.last Wembley  Park became a pleasure-ground for the  citizens of London, and it is hoped to  transform it into a summer resort,  combining the attractions of Earl's  Court and the White City with rural  beauty. '  ,' ,      '  The War Office has accepted the use  thc insignificant.  The gift of prowling is perhaps most  truly valuable to the traveler in foreign lands. Any one can go about  and see the ordinary sights. Any one  can read his Baedeker and absorb  from otheT sources the second-hand  emotions of those who have gone before him. But it is only the exceptional person who can adequately and  intelligently prowl.  Placing It Right  After waiting, for several weeks  without -hearing from her story the  amateur author wrote the magazine  editor, requesting an early decision,  saying that she had "other irons in  trfie fire."  Promptly came the response.  Dear Madam; I have read your  story and after giving it careful consideration, I should advise you to put  it with tlie other irons."  HOW MRS. CLARK  FOUND RELIEF  AFTER    YEARS    OF    SUFFERING!  DODDS     KIDNEY     PILLS i  CURED  HER.  Away with Depression and Melancholy.���������Those two evils are. the accompaniment of a disordered stomach and  torpid liver and mean wretchedness to  all whom ,they visit. The surest and  speediest way to combat them is with  Parmelee's Vegetable Pills, which will  restore the healthful action -of the  stomach and bring relief. They have  proved their usefulness in thousands  of cases and will continue to give relief to the suffering who are wise  enough to use them.  A Remarkable Preacher  A young preacher who 'was staying  at a clergy.house was in the habit of  retiring to liis room for an hour or  more each day to practice pulpit oratory. At such times he .. filled the  house with sounds oi_ fervor and  pathos, ancl emptied it of most everything else. Phillips f'rooks chanced  to be visiting a. friend in this house  one day when the budding orator was  holding forth.  "Gracious me!" exclaimed the bishop   starting   up   in   assumed    terror.  'Tray, what might that be?"-.  "fcjit down, bishop," his friend replied, "That's only young D practicing what he preaches." .  A cough is often the forerunner of  serious pulmonary afflictions, yet  there is a simple cure within the  reach of all in Bickle's Anti-Consumptive Syrup, ancl old-time and w'dely  recognized remedy which, if resorted  to at the inception of a cold, will invariably give relief, ancl by overcoming the trouble, guard the system  from any serious consequences: Price  25 cents, at all dealers.  Little Willie���������Say, pa, did you ever  see a muminy?"  Pa-���������" Ves, my son."  Willie-"What did it look like?"  Pa���������'-'Like a dried apple on a largb  scale, my son."  Women are always saying: "No man  knows' what it is to be a woman."  Minard's Liniment for sale everywhere  It doesn't flatter an artist to ask  him to paint something to fill up a  certain sized space.  Red, Weak, Weary, Watery Eyes.���������  Relieved By Murine l*..ve Remedy.  Try Murine Por Your Eye Troubles.  Vou Will Like Murine. It Soothes.  50c At Your Druggists. Write For  Hye Books. Free. Murine Eye Remedy Co.. Toronto.  ' Makes a Difference  "Come up ancl see us tonight, old  man."  "Ml right; I'll be glad to."  "Our daughter is studying music���������"  ,"By jingo! I have just remembered  an engagement. I am sorry, but" I  cannot possibly come."  "Pshaw! I was about to say, our  daughter is studying music in Germany, and we. get a little lonesome."  "I'll just cut out the engagement  and come anyhow."���������Tit-Bits.  quickly stops coughs, cures colds, heal*  the   throat and  lungs. - 1-   ���������  25 cents?.  Mr.  A Mean Trick.  S.-���������Toddler is a   mean  of forty-five acres for tlie training of   tliat������j w'hat Toddler is.  London Territorials.  Fighting Terry.  The popular actor."Mr. Fred Terry,  tells' an amusing story of his school  days. He was sent to a school in  France, and before going promised Ins  mother that he would not quarrel or  fight. This promise he kept so faithfully that for some time his life was  made a misery by the boys, who, finding he would not hit back, punched  him on everv possible occasion. At  last he could" stand it no longer, and  wrote to be allowed to break his promise about not fighting. His father  replied to the effect that he had bet-  whatever  man;  has    he  Mrs.   S.���������Why.  done to you?  Mr. S���������Bet me $25 that I could  not hit a barn door with a revolver  at five paces; taunted me into betting him, got me to put up the  money, measured off the five paces  in the presence of a lot of witnesses,  gave me a revolver loaded and then  jet up the door edgewise. -  BABY'S OWN TABLETS  A LITTLE LIFE SAVER  There is no other medicine for little ones as safe as Baby's Own Tab-  ter fight if  it was  necessary for  "i*>|lotg> or s0 sure in its beneficial effects  happiness, but to^ get in the first nit, j T,        tablets speedily   cure   stomacl  and"hit hard."   That was enough for j ai7bowelC1rouE  young Terry.    Pirn nR^boy^who^n-.j bfeftk up col(]gj thus preventing dea*ny  ,,      croup, allay simple fevers, and bring  for a  few  days  to  recover irom   trie j the .-^ t(.eth thr0Hgh    painlessly."  Mrs. C.   A.   Weaver,    Saskatchewan  days  to  recover from   the  effects of "too' much Terry."   "In the  course of the next few days," says the  actor  a  Landing, Sask., says:-  .,:   .       ,7  ������ ������������������   1    1  1   ������.i..'.     i.uiiunie,   ousiv.,   buys:���������   1   nave   uat-t  ctor, "I fought four pitched battles,.   Baby.8������0wn Tabletg for my litUe on,  rid after that 1 was quite happy.      . , -n Cft?CB rf ^^ stornnch and bowc  Morgan's   Expensive   Paint.  Pleasant Point Matron Tells Her Suffering ��������� Sisters How to be Free  From the Terrible Pains that  Make Life a Burden.  Pleasant Point, Ont., (Special).���������  That most of the ills that the suffering  women of Canada have to bear are due  to -disordered Kidneys, and that the  natural cure for them is Dodd's Kid  ne.y Pills, is once more shown in the  case of Mrs. Merril C. Clarke, a well  known resident of this place and a  prominent member of the Salvation  Army. Mrs. Clarke is always ready to  give her experience for the benefit of  her suffering sisters.  "My sickness commenced twenty-  years ago with the change of life,"  says Mrs. Clarke. "My health was in  a bad state. Water would run from  my head which would make me faint.  When I came out of the fainting spells  I took fits. I was bloated till I was  clumsy. The pain I suffered was aw  fill. It would go to my feet and then  to my head. Many doctors attended  me, and I tried many medicines, but  nothing gave me relief till I used  Dodd's Kidney Pills. The first box  stopped the fits and seven boxes cured  me completely.  Every suffering woman should use  Dodd's Kidney Pills. They make  strong, healthy kidneys, and the woman who has good kidneys is safe  guarded against those terrible pains  that make. miserable-the lives of so  many women.  Ten  to one it's your own fault if  luck is against you.  NO LON&EE TORTURED  A Sergt.-Wheeler in R.C.A. finds Cure  From Agonizing Skin Disease.  Sergt. Wheeler Thos. P. Bennett,  R.C.A., who lives at 705 Albert St.,  Ottawa, describes the relief which he  got from D.D.D. Prescriptions:  "It gives me pleasure to commend  D.D.D. to sufferers from skin diseases.  For three years I suffered intensely  from a skin disease which I developed  on the back of my neck. It grew continually and sometimes cast off scales.  Neighbor's advice, prescriptions,  salves and expensive blood medicines  were lavishly used.  "At last I found relief in D.D.D.,  used according to directions. It required just one bottle to effect a cure.  I am no longer tortured so I have no  hesitancy in acknowledging to the  world the worth and great virtue of  D. D. D."  Blood   medicim-is   cannot   kill   the  'W/L1V,*ma���������-  MADE IN CANADA  and for many other purpow*.  aO-^mnd*. SAL SODA.  E.W.GILLETTCO. LTD.TORONTO,ONT.  \r. iff  itSi  >������]  ���������Av m  m  mg     -.  lind w.is paint, the old man decorated his three-room cottage. That  night a shower washed away every  trace of th.-- fresh paint und Morgan  took what remained in one can to  his  druggist.    Thc    pharmacist    dis- , snVs s))e 18_  covered   the   sybstance   to   he    pure j    j0]in rj. Rockefeller never wearies of  opium worth close to $300 per can.     , jmpr.  The old    farmer    nearly   collapsed j mpnn   an{1   parsimonious   habits, * In 1  when  he  thought of the 29 cans 01 j ono of nis ri)0;it rcccnt interviews he  from the Dr. WilliamB' Medicine Co., |    For   free   sample   bottle   of   D.D.D  Brockville, Ont. | Prescription write to the D.D.D.   La-    I boratory, Department T.F., 23 Jordan  Tho Folly of the Mean j SL, Toronto.  No woman is ever younger than she     For snlc hr n11 j."������gg-ata.  Much so-called originality is merely  impressing on thc young the folly of \ undetected imitation.  ��������� ���������������������������1  ii      in-      ���������>.-*- -���������r?** -      ��������� .. !   \/111;     1  the opium  he had  daubed upon  the !_,������������������<).  /rough boar-Is of his shanty. Through '       his  ignoiarice  of    the drug  he    hud  wasted   nearly  $9,000  worth.  The opium was probably cached in  years gone by by smugglers operating  between Puget Sound points and Victoria, B.C. The smugglers often  packed opium in quurt cans, and  many a smuggler's lighter passed examination by officers on the ground  that the cans contained fruit.  The minister in a rural church gave,  out the hymn, "I Love to Steal Awhile!  Away," etc. The regular old precentor j  being absent, his function developed j  upon ������ good old deacon, who com,-1  inenced, "I Love to Steal," and then j  broke clown. Raising his voice a little 1  higher, he then sung, "I Love to i  .Steal." At length, after a desperate 1  cough, he made a nasal demonstration  and roared out, "I Love to Steal."  The effort was too much. Every one  hut thc parson wits laughing. He rose,  and with the utmost coolness suid:  "Seeing our brother's propensities,  let uh pray,"  Maude���������What's the matter.   Mabel?  Mabel (sobbing)���������-I had a bet with  Fred on the election. If I lost I was  to marry him,  ftlnudri���������There, there, clear. Fred  will not take advantage of the bet to  force you to marry him.  Mabel (sobbing harder)���������That's 'not  it.   I���������I won.���������Baltimore American.  "Pupa, what Is a salety match?"  Mr. Henpecked (looking carefully  round to see if his wife is within  hearing)���������"A. safety match, son, is  when a bald-headed man marries an  armless woman,"  "These miserly people reap nothing  but discomfort from their false economics. Take, for example, thc case  of Mrs. Silas Young of Sussex.  " 'Martha.' said old Silns, one fall  day. '1 think I'll go and get a few  apples from the orchard.'  "He looked nt her timidly. She  said:  " 'Well, be careful now, Si, only to  pick the bad ones.'  " 'Suppose there ain't no bad ones,  Martha?' |  "Then ye'll have to wait till some I  j ctoes bad, of course,'   the   old   lady  ���������mapped. .We can't afford to cat good, I  sound fruit wuth 3 cents a bushel.' "   i  BILIOUSNESS   is certainly one of the most disagreeable ailments which���������flesh is heir to.  Ccatod tongue���������bitter taste in the  mouth���������-nausea���������-dizziness���������these combine to make life a burden. Thc cause  is a disordered liver���������-tho cure Dr.  Morse's Indian Root Pills. They go  straight to the root of thc trouble, put  the liver right, cleanse, thc stomach  and bowels, clear the tongue and take  awoy th bitter taste from thc mouth.  At thc first sign of biliousness take  Dr.   Morse's  INDIAN ROOT PILLS.  AZfiUARANTEBD WfVw  v*^PREVE*frrvw^  )-fo������-/   %'  mfiimpe,, intlauadf'3  Bje. Epliootlc ������ii^^  ^toUtrhsA Fever.*"|p|  I ���������K������g������''lo������' In  Larfifl  ,������M Gleet/   %{&?  I!" oom-Jt-'Jc aalmel������"%  _0e**i������n, Indian*  .-���������->  As this very remarkable preparation is now  called, Is the greatest Constitutional Remedy  ever known for Brood Mares, Colts, Stallions  and all other horses; also Distemper among  Dogs and Sheep.   This compound is made of  the purest Ingredients and not an atom of  poisonous or injurious nature enters Into Its  ���������������-imposition.    Many persons are now taking  I. POIIN'S for La Grippe, Colds. Coughs, Kld-  I soy Trouble, etc., and It la always safe.- It  1 i-xpels  the  Disease  Germs   from   the  body;  !������.._ icts   directly   on   the   Blood   and   Glands.  gjfc'fjj SPOHN'S Is now sold by nearly every drug-  '^Ist and harness dealnr In the land,-and any  loan get It for you.    Fifty "cents and $1.00 a,  bottle, and tG.OO andvJll.OO the dozen.  Hecord  of Annnal'Snlei.  1st Tear ......  .......    1.053  Bottles Sold  2nd'. Year.-.......  .......     4,364  11  3rd Year           9,256  4th Year      ..19,150  ������l  . 5th Year ......  .......  40,284  6th Year    - 72,380  It  7th Year    100,532  8th Year    .......124,500  If  9th Year  ......   172,485  Itl  10th Year ...   221,760  "  '  11th Year    ..; 287,620  12th Year     378,962  H  13th Year ..   508,720  tt  14th Year     648,260  tt  16th Year    607,354  tt  *i  Send for our Booklet of twelve good recipes  for family and stock medicines, FREE.  Distributors  All Wholesale Druggists  Spohn Medical Co.  CHEMISTS AND BACTERIOLOGISTS  GOSHEN, INDIANA, U. S. A.  Ct/������rt/CALlYiPU/?Wfp'  offer you more of  Better Toilet Tissue for the Same  Money than* any  Otner Make on the Market.  Made in Every Known   Form   and   Variety,  and Every Sheet Guaranteed   Chemically Pure.  Always Everywhere ia Canada Ask For EDDY'S MATCHES  m-<''ffi''g^  "Out of a job, nh?" "Yc������," replied  thc uncimployr-d ono, "The boss  where I wns said he was losin' money  on the tilings I wns makin'?" "Is  thnt so? What wns you makin'?"  "MiHtnkos,"  Jiimns, thotitrhtfully���������"I don't think  Aunt Selina Unit you cun ever (*o to  heaven."  Aunt Selina-"And why not?"  .Janirs���������-"Well, thc angels have such |  a lot to do, I'm sure they would never1  have time enough to make an angel I  out of you." I  A PERFS0T ROUE REMEDY.  Bndoraed by the Enillih iournala���������"Uncet,"  "Solence Silting!,'' "Health."  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V  MAGISTRATE SPEAKS FOR ZAM-BUK  Magistrate Perry, of Goldfields, B.C., believes in making a  g-i.sd thing known. Writing of Zam-Buk, the great household  lulm, he says:���������"After a very tair trial I have proved Zam-Buk  eminently satisfactory. In my case it cured a skin rash of five  years' standing which no doctor had been able to do any good  for. I would certainly encourage any person to keep Zam-Buk  in his home." The magistrate is quite right. Every home needs  Zam-Buk I Unequalled for cuts, burns, bruises, eczema, blood-  poisoning and all skin diseases. All stores and druggists sell it at  50 cents a box.  Sure'cure for piles.  T NEGLECT THAT SOKE!  A Chicago man has just died from blood poisoning arising from neglect of a small sore. Don't  neglect a cut, a patch of eczema, or an open sore  of any kind. The air is full of poison germs,  waiting to start up their evil results in neglected  sores,_ wounds, etc. In Zam-Buk is safety. Zam-  Buk is so highly antiseptic that applied to any  skindiseasc or injury it makes blood poisoning impossible. In using Zam-Buk you have three  processes going on at once fur Zam-Buk is healing  soothing and antiseptic.    Try it without  delay.  A GENUINE OFFER.  TEST ZAM-BUK AT OUR EXPENSE!  We appreciate the position taken by the man or woman who  says :���������" If your preparation is what you claim, you should  have no objection to letting us try it before spending our money  on it." To every person taking this view we bay, send one cent  stamp (to pay returr-jpostage) and name and date of this paper  to Zam-Buk Co., Toronto, and we will mail you a free trial box  of Zam-Buk. Zam-Buk is purely herbal, suitable for the delicate  skin of little children, yet powerful enough tp heal chronic sores  of long years' standing. All druggists and stores, 50c, per box,  3 for $1,35.  After Emerson  "That wealthy young broker   has  given his motor to a well known actress." ���������  "Yes. He says his father taught him  to hitch his wagon to a star."���������Life.   ���������  BUILDING A HO-ME.  How to Secure the Best Effects at   a  Small Cost.  Persons of limited means who are  building houses in tho country will  find that better effects may be secured  with soft wood stained with a thin  varnish, than with inexpensive und  badly finished hard woods. For example a cheap quality of oak treated in the highly, glazed fashion one  often sees has nothing to recommend  it, ^while soft woods hold most exquisite shades; also the work of applying the surface finish may be done  by an inexperienced woman aftyr a  few   trials   on odd   pieces that   give  j one im idea about putting on the  liquid evenly.    Soft woods,  well sea-  | soned, will not warp, and white ones  To an ignorant man a learned wo-1 tike color best.   If a water stain is  The Fun Of It  "Why won't you go on the picnic?"  "Ah, I'm too tired.   Let's soak a few  sandwiches in lemonade and eat   em  on tlie kitchen floor." j  Scot���������"A Bohemian is a chap who :  borrows a dollar from you and then in- [  vites you to lunch with him." j  Mott���������"Wrong. A Bohemian is a foi- -  low who invites himself to lunch with '  you and borrows a dollar."���������Boston j  Ti anscript.  Scotch  as  She  is  Spoken  Tourist (to Scotch boy)���������-Where does  that road lead to my lad?  Boy���������A'm no shair.  Tourist���������And that one?  Boy���������I dinna ken.-  Tourist���������Ancl that one?  Boy���������I canna tell ye.  Tourist (to himself)���������-Great Scott!  What names they give to places in  this benighted country 1  A Simple and Cheap Medicine.���������A  simple, cheap and effective medicine  is something to be desired. Then; is  no medicine so effective a regulator of  the digestive system as Parmelee's  Vegetable Pills. They are .simple, tliey  aro cheap, they can be got anywhere,  and their beneficial action will prove  their recommendation.   They are the  man is a literary nightmare.  "Did you ever know a girl to die for  love?"  "Yes."  "Did she just fade away and die bo  cause some man deserted her?"  "No. She just took in washing anc;  worked herself to death because the-  man she loved married her."  On a day when a rise in the price o'  biead took effect in London, a littk  girl'entered a baker's shop, and, plac  ing twopence-halpenny on the counter, asked for a loaf.  "Another    halfpenny,    my      clear,  please," said the baker.  "Has it rose, then?" asked the littli  girl.  "Yes, my dear; bread went up this  morning," said the baker.  "Well, then, give me one of yesterday's," was the reply  Shopkeeper (to commercial traveller)���������"Can't give you an order. Quite  overstocked".  Traveller���������"Lot me at least show  you my samples."  Shopkeeper ��������� "Spare yourself the  trouble.   I can't look at them."-  Traveller���������"Then will you allow me  to look at them myself? It-is three  weeks since I have seen them."���������  Penny Pictorial.  medicine of thc poor man and those  applied with a wide brush it permits   who wish to escape doctor's bills will  the grain to show through.   This may   do well in giving them a trial,  be differently treated when.dry if one I   An Irishman travelling in France  was;challenged by a Frenchman to  fight a duel, to which he readily consented, and suggested shillalahs as  weapons.  "That won't ..do," said the Frenchman's second. "As challenged party  you have the right to choose the arms,  but chivalry demands that you should  decide upon a weapon with which  Frenchmen arc familiar."  "Is that so," replied the Irishman,  cooly. "Very well; we'll fight with  guillotines."  "I wish"���������he sighed, gazing ardently  into his beloved one's eyes���������"I wish I  were a star."  "I would rather," she replied dreamily, ""'that you were a comet."  His heart beat tumultously against  his ribs, his eyes glowed.  "And why?" he asked tenderly, taking her unresisting little hand within  his own. "Why?" he repeated imperiously.  . "Because," she answered, with a  brooding earnestness that fell freezing upon his soul, "then you. would  come around only once in evpry fifteen  years."  likes variety. If this finish.is carefully rubbed with a dry cloth while  wet the wood shows a different color  effect than if left to dry without rubbing. ��������� .  Another tone is s<-.cured by rubbing  the polish .nj/ter it is dry and then  applying a small quantity of thin  furniture oil. A shellac or sizing- that  may be fixed by the local painter  will also bring "another tone into the  effect.  Green and brown lend th'emselves  to this treatment better than any  other shade, and really astonishingly  pretty tints may be developed from  either when the wood is treated in  this manner. The surfaces should be  smooth so that no fancy corners will  appear in doors or windows. This.is  no loss to a person who possesses  good taste, for the so called ' ornaments that are turned out by thousands every day do not add to' the  room's attractiveness.  In a small and inexpensive house,  where the ceilings are low, wooden  door handles are prettier than glass  or metals. They are more in keeping  with a cottage or bungalow plan and  arc also inexpensive.  Very good raftered ceilings may be  made at comparatively small expense  if thin beams or rough whitewood are  used. These are laid on edge and  stained to match *the rest of the  woodwork. The ceiling that rests on  them is narrow boards dovetailed  together. ^    .  Diamond panes, add tremendously  to the artistic appearance of a small  house in the country and do not greatly increase the cost of building. The  lower sash should   contain  Many n large man indulges in small  talk.  Holloway's Ccirn Cure takes  corn out by the roots. Try it  prove it.  the  and  Some people register  but never vote them.  their   kicks,  A WINDSOR LADY'S APPEAL  To All Women: I will send free,  with full instructions, my home treatment which positively cures Leucor-  rhoea, Ulceration, Displacements,  Falling of the Womb, Painful or Irregular Periods, Uterine and Ovarian  Tumors or Growths, also Hot Flushes,  Nervousness, Melancholy, Pains in  the Head, Back or Bowels, Kidney  n-ftd Bladder Troubles, where caused  by weakness peculiar to our sex  You can continue treatment at home  at a cost of only about 12 cents a  week. My book, "Woman's Own Medical Adviser," also sent free on request. Write to-day. Address, Mrs.  M. Summers, Box H. 77, Windsor,  Ont.  MILITARY PRISONERS.  The  graft   never  stays  good   long,-  there's always a rift in the loot.  Minards    Liniment   Cures    Dandruff.  pane, not to detract from the effect of  the many small ones above.  ,    Sour Grapes  "Tomorrow  will   be  my   birthday,"  remarked   the   lair   typewriter   maid,  "and I'm going to take a dayoff"  "Huh!"  sneered    tlie    bookkeeper,  who had loved and lost, "why don't  one   big i you take five years off as .you did the  last time you had a birthday?"  A well-known lawyer, told a good  story the other day, apropos of a certain legal decision.  "It was a cruel blow���������as cruel as  that which the cook served on thc  tramp.  "This filthy tramp, knocking at thc  kitchen door, and whined: _ .  " 'I'm terrible hungry, lady. Could  ye gimme a small wedge 0' fresh pie?"  " 'We're just out of pie,'   said   the  cook, 'but here's a dike for you.'  "And she handed the tramp a cake  of soap."  "Why do bo many otherwise clever  ���������women write silly letters to men?"  "They're probably making collections of the answers they get."���������Cleveland Leader.  Scoffs Emulsion  is a wonderful food-medicine for all ages oi mankind. It will make thc  delicate.sickly baby strong  and well���������will give the  pale, anemic girl rosy  cheeks and rich, red blood.  It will put flesh on the  bones of the tired, over-  worked, thin man, and  will keep the aged man  or woman.in condition to  resist colds or pneumonia  in the winter.  ���������rott BAUi* ut am* DnoaaiHTB  fiund IDs*., nnon nf purser sisiil thin nil. (nr ntir  biwltlfitl Murium Ilunlc Bliil Onllil'n ftkitoti-llook.  ���������boh bunk tonl-ilm * Good Luiik I'euu;.  SCOTT & BOWNE  124 W-sWntiloii Str-xt, Wot     Toronto, Oat  W. N, U��������� No. 760.  Tragic End of a Flirt.  Details of the lynching of a������young  and beautiful woman by a crowd ofi  jealous members of her own sex are to  hand from St. Petersburg. The affair  took place recently in the village of  Voleckhi, in the Kussian Government  of Volhynia. The victim had incurred j  the hatred of the other women in the j  village by her flirtations with'the men  of the neighborhood, both married-  and single, and feelings reached a  climax when it became known that  on her account one of the young men  of the village had broken his promise  to marry another girl. On comihg out  of the church the other day the women, both old and young, threw themselves upon the flirt, and in spite of  her cries for mercy tore all her clothes  off. They then dragged her through  the village by the hair of her head, .  touting and stoning her mercilessly.  At first the men laughed, but when  they saw how savagely the girl was  being maltreated they attempted to ~  rescue her. The infuriated women,  however, drove them off and then  dragged their unhappy victim, who  was by now a mass of wounds, to a  large tree just outside the village,  where they hanged her to one of the  branches and then lighted a fire of  brushwood under her. When the police-arrived on the scene they found  the victim of the women's furj������ lying  dead under the tree, blackened to a  cinder.  Disfiguring Tortur-  How to Avoid Taking Cold.  If a woman is prone to catch cold  easily (and the same holds good for  babies, children and any one else), it  is necessary to sleep in a cool room.  Never get overheated by wearing  clothing that is too warm, because  therein lies much of thc trouble. By  getting overheated, perspiring freely,  then getting in a draft, the result is  more than apt to be a cold, whereas  that same draft might not have hurt  vou if you had not been in a perspiration. Then, too, the judicious use of  cold water ,may help prevent catching cold. After a warm bath in the  daytime sponge off with cold water,  especially tho throat, tho chest, back,  ankles and feet. This will certainly  help lo prevent catching cold. This  would not be necessary at night if  taking the warm bath .'.mined lately  before getting in bed.  Little Breaks.  Among "bliifitlfr������ In emphasis" thp  prlzr- must bo awarded to the remark  of the hi-nntlfiil Miss ('tinning to  (Jporgp II. She fold tbe king that she  would dearly love to sw n coronation.  A compliment not Infrequently inkes  11 questionable form. 0. W. B. Hus  sell In tils "Collr-'tlons nnd Recollections" tells of n working class admirer  who onre said to tbp dean of Windsor  T>r. Wellpsleyi. "I always sny there's  nothing of 1 lie ppiitlemnn about you."  ���������St, James' (Jnwite.  Cannct be Cured by Salves and  Ointments���������Th# Blood Must  be Purified.  A blemished skin, irritating sores  pimples, eczema, salt rheum and other  skin disorders are all signals of distress, telling that your blood is impure  or weak. You cannot cure eczema and j  other skin troubles with ointments and  outward applications. These things  may give tefnporary relief, but cannot  cure, because the trouble-is rooted iri  the blood and can only be removed by  purifying and enriching the blood. Dr.  Williams' Pink Pills speedily cure  skin troubles because they enrich, purify and build up the impoverished  blood that caused the trouble. As they  .feed and cleanse the blood- the skin  grows fair, the bloom of health returns and new strength is found. No  other medicine has ever had such won-  derful results in curing all diseases  due to bad blood. Miss Elizabeth Gil-  lis, Kensington, P.E.I., says:���������"Words  can hardly express how grateful I feel  for what Dr. Williams' Pink Pills have  done for me. For seven years before  I began their use I was troubled with  salt rheum. My hands and arms  were nearly always a mass of torturing cracks and sores. I tried several  doctors ancl spent a great deal of money without getting any benefit. Indeed my hands seemed to be getting  worse all-the time. Finally my brother persuaded me to give Dr. Williams'  Pink Pills a trial and I am happy to  say they have completely cured me. I  used in all seven boxes, and I would  not he without them in a case of this  kind if they cost five dollars a box instead of fifty cents. I hope my experience will be of benefit to some  other sufferer from skin trouble."  These pills are sold by all medicine  dealers or will be sent by mail at 50  cents a box or six boxes for $2.50 by  The Dr. Williams' Medicino Co.,  Brockville, Ont.  How  They Are Guarded  at Garrisons  The Bull Ring.  Tbe hardest duty that a soldier b  ever called upon to perform hi times of  peace nnd the duty wiiieh tie dreads  tbe most Is trie,guarding of uillliuri*  prlsoners. These'are divided Into two  classes:  - Flrst.-Garrison prisoners, who have  received llgtit sentences for initio:  breaches ot discipline and will be returned to duty In a short time.  ijeeoiid.���������Military convicts, who fo  -attempted desertion or other serlou.-  military crimes have been dishonor,  ably discharged by order ot 11 court  martial and have received * sentence.-'  varying from a few months' to severa.  years' contlciement at hard labor, according to tne gravity of the offense  Into their ranks the vicious element 01  those who bold their oath of enlist  ment too lightly eventually find theh  way.  Every morning at fatigue call the  prisoners are drawn up In a long line  In front of tbe guardhouse and stir  rounded by a chain ot seutric's. The  somber prison garb of the "generals"-  mllltary convicts were formerly known  as "general prisoners"���������Is markPd with  a gigantic capital "P," which renders  them conspicuous and therefore makes  escape more difficult.  Some are evil looking fellows with  long and unsavory records. Doubtles-*  many have "done time" more than  once In civil prisons before evading the  watchfulness of the recruiting o'ticei  and finding their way into the army  Others are rosy cheeked lads who in  all probability have yet to see theii  twenty-first birthday, and In tiiiii*  cases out of teu the charge agalus'  tbera Is desertion. Homesickness o.  restlessness under military restriilm  and/discipline bave led them into tlie  rash act the heavy penalties of which  they may not bave fully realized.  Id groups of twos and three and  guarded by sentries with loaded rides,  these men, perform most of the disagreeable work and menial lubm  about tbe army post, which ls highly  varied lo character and may. consisi  of anything from sprinkling tbe unwei  beds on tbe officers' lawns to*dlgging  ditches for monster sewer pipes. - Al  though tbey generally perform tlieii  .enforced tasks cheerfully, occasionally  a particularly disagreeable piece ol  work causes a miniature strike, and a  dozen men may "buck"���������that Is. refuse to work.  It Is then that the historic "bull  ring" Is resorted to. A huge circle If  marked out od the ground, and the  malefactors are required to .wall*  around its circumference In Indian tile  for eight hours a dayi preserving ab  solute silence. A ten minute respite  Is allowed at noon for a bread and  wafer lunch. A day or two of this  treatment usually'suffice to break the  most stubborn will. If not there sill  remain solitary confinement on the  bread and water diet and as a lasi  resort the dungeon.  The prlsoo duty Is by all odds the  grimmest phase of the soldier's life  He may find himself standing guard  over his best friend, with orders'" tc  sboot to" kill should bis man attempt  to escape.���������Youth's Companion.  Where He Blundered.  A Cleveland lawyer tells a storj  about a Milesian wielder of the pick  who had been digging a'treuch for a  gas pipe leading to a private residence  ���������a ODe Inch pipe.  Confemploting tbe excavation and  comparing Irs capacity with the loose  dirt, be Rhook his head In doubt. "Be  this and be that." said be, "I'm think  Ing I'll not bave room In tbe ditch rot  all the dlrrt on the pile, bad cess."  VBnt." said a bystander, "why not.  Pat?"  "Sure." he made reply, "because 1  didn't dig It deep enough!"-      ,  The Pert Thnt Never Chnngo-i.  "Wlint   a   very  nttvctlnt:  part,  my  dear," remarked the husband ns they,  returned  from  the suburban  theater  the other   night.    "I   suppose  there  wasn't a dry eye In the house."  "1 observed, however," Mild the wife,  "thnt thorp seemed to be tho usunl  ���������ani-iibcr of dry iliroats."-LondoD Tit*  Bits.  Like a Man  blie���������I don't see why you should  husitate to marry on $3,000 a year.  Papa says my gowns never cost more  than that. ,,  Ho���������But, my dear, we must have  something to eat.  She (petutantly)���������Isn't that just  like a man. Always thinking of his  stomach.--Boston Transcript.  A Growing Love.  Mr. and Mrs. Married Bliss were  both growing very plump, and everj  effort to reduce weight had proved  fruitless, nnd their discontent win*  their failure was pathetic  "It Is too bad," said a mutual friend  to a sympathetic- physician. "The  Blisses are so fond of each other and  used to be so graceful and slendei  when they were first married."  "Ah. Weill" replied the physician  "Think how much more tbey are to  each other now."���������Life.  Bend for free sample to Dent, N.U��������� Na.  tional Drue & Chemical Co., Toronto.  Grecian Jokes on  Physicians.  Among the jests of the ancient  Greek humorists aro mr-.ny on tho 1  physician. Some of them are characterized bv an almost modern extravagance. The following are, from a  popular Greek anthology  "Diophantus dreunied that he saw  Hormogpiies, thc physician, and he  never awoke again, even though he  wore an amulet."  "Marcus, tho doctor, called yesterday on the marble Jupiter; but,  though ho was Jupiter and though ho  was marble, his funeral takes place  ���������fii-day."  The Difference.  * RltibborniieKM Is fighting to have In  n certain way what you want. Strengtli  of purpose Is getting In the most con-  ���������venlont'way that presents Itself who*  (you dcslro.  ' The worst feature nhout nailing ������  lie I** that you nre so tipt to luiramei  rour Oiigc'is ��������� rm.lt.  An Odd Test  One-clever housekeeper has learned  to outwit a milkman, whom she suspected of diluting his stock of milk.  She kept in her kitchen a fine stool  knilting needle, which was always in  11 high degree of polish. As soon as  the milk came into the house she  stuck the ncc'cllu lightly into the can  and drew it out in an upright position. If no drop adhered to the needle  that milkman heard a line of talk on  watered milk that caused him to be  careful'how he dallied with the pump  on his next visit. It is said if there  be even a little water in milk not a  drop will adhere to a needle so used.  "The on'y way a blacksmith kin  ever git a raise is to strike while the  iron is hot!"���������Boston Herald.  Any one can make predictions, but  few can make, them stay predicted.  mere 11 morn uaturrn in tnis neotlon or tin country  ;han all other dldcsuici put together, and Will! tlie lout  lew -.-ears was nuppoacd to be Incurable. For ������ great  many years doctors pronounced It a local dlietuie and  prescribed local remedies, ruul by conntantly talllDtr  to cure with local treatment, pronounced It Incurable.  Science lias proven Catarrh to be n conntltutlonal dlsv  -������8e, and therefore roiiulrca constitutional treatment  Hill's Catarrh Cure, manufactured by F. J. Cheney  sic Co.. Toledo. Ohio, la tlio only Conitltutlonal cure on  the market. It Is taken Internally In doaea from 10  drops to a tcaapoontul. It acla directly on thc blood  and mucous surfaces of the system. They offer on-  bundreil dollars for any caso It falls to cure. Send  tor circulars and testimonials.  Address:  F. J. CHENEY & CO., Toledo, Ohio.  Sold by Druggists, 75c.  Take Hall's Family l'llls for constipation.  FrfE DEW CHItf.  Why  meets you half-way���������does  all your work In half the  time and at half the cost of  other soaps.  Sunlight Soap���������absolutely  pure���������saves clothes from In������i  jury���������hands from roughness-  life from   /���������"���������""v   drudgery.  urnm  O, for that autumn long gone by  nnoi.iiae there nestled in it  A luscious, tempting pumpkin pie  That had real pumpkin in it!  Lifebuoy Soap is delightfully refreshing for Hath or Toilet. For washing underclothing it is unequalled.  Cleanses and  purifies. . tf  "Terrible cold you have."  "Yos," answered the cheery citizen.  "Isn't it lucky! I can't smell the  moth balls."  To have the children sound and  healthy is the first care of a mother.  They cannot be healthy if troubled  with worms. Use "Mother Grave's  Worm Exterminator.  - Always on the Go  Maymc���������"I understand the man Elvira is engaged to is a great traveller."  Edyth���������"Yes, indeed! He's a street  car conductor."  'Joe"   Rogers   Was   Chosen  '*     Command  Police. ,  ,-The appointment of Inspector "Joe"  Rogers to the post of Superintendent  of Criminal Investigation of the Province of Ontario, has led to a great  deal of criticism which reads rather  strangely to the reporters who have  been accustomed to work with' him J  in the investigation of cases in the i  province for a good many years past.  What he has done to merit the wholesale condemnation visited on him by  one or two. newspapers, who in .this  case were, certainly not actuated by  party motives, is difficult to explain.  The explanation probably lies in the  fact that a detactive, by virtue of his  calling, makes a,good,many enemies.  Moreover, there is no calling in.which  professional jealousy is so rampant,  and more of the pleasant thing3  things which fall to the lot of .the,: detective in the way of trips abroad on  extradition cases have fallen' to Rogers' lol.than to most other Canadian  official?.   He was alwaysmore noted  for his executive system in handling  a case tliiin for the showy methods  associated with the   great   detective.  That is  to say, he pursued more of After the Storm  the .method in use at Scotland .Yard      Wife-In a battle of tongues a wo-  and by the 1'inkorton agency of mak-  man.can hold her own.  ing 11  complete  record  of  all details!    Husband���������Af yes, p li aps   she can;  of a case in writing.   In this "way he   but she never does.  had his witnesses tied down to their j    original assertions. For this reason: Sores Heal Quickly.���������Have you a  criminal lawyers in churge of the de-; persistent sore that refuses to heal?  fence in cases which he had charge Then, try Dr. Thomas' Eclectric Oil in  of were ratlmr "leery" of tampering the dressing. It will stop sloughing,  with witnesses in cases which he had C(in.y nw(iy 'j10 proucl flesh, draw out  charge of. ,  .       J the pus ancl prepare the clean way for  The qualities which the public ap-; the new skin. It is the recognized  predate!.-- in a detective-are brilliant 1)0ft.f!1. am0Ilg oi's amj myriads of  ^initiativB, hut this quality alone does pi,opie cnn certifv that it healed where  not always secure convictions. For, 0.])er 0-js failc-d "utterly.  instance, everyone is familiar with  tho discoveries of Mr. Sherlock  Holmes, but in most of thi* mysteries  solved by him a clever 'crown prosecutor would find a very'weak case  to go to a jury with.    The difference  between   Rogers  and   men   of   more'   considerable reputation,  is   that   be-! ' ���������  tween a good methodical desk-man in j   >- Sure  a   well   organized    newspaper   office,!    "Pa, what is a sure thing?"  ancl   a   brilliant   descriptive   writer.]    "One sure thing,  my boy,' it   that  And under the reorganization of   the'supper will be late on the afternoon  department of criminal  investigation; your mother's card club meets.  it will be desk work that he will have i   to do.    His especial fitness   for   the 1  position   lies   in   his    knowledge   of  Jumping at conclusions has resulted  in the downfall of many a good manr'  Minard's  Liniment Cures Burns, Etc.  INVIGORATING TONIC  FOR RUN-DOWN PEOPLE  - Your blood has become thin and weak.  The drain upon your system the past few  months has been very great. You are consequently feeling " all out of sorts " and  "run down." Your appetite is bad and  you hardly have enough energy left to do  your daily duties. You should take  PSYCHINE, the greatest of Tonics, without delay. This will put you on your feet  at once.  Gentlemen :-"I have used PSYCHINE  and I do think it is the greatest tonic and  system builder known. I would advise all  who are run-down or physically weak to  use PSYCHINE." Yours truly, Mrs. Jas.  Bertrand, West Torcnte.  If joa are we.k PSTCHINE wOl ms.li- jou itroni;.  For Sale by sJI Drnj-rists & Deilen, 50c. & $1  per bottles.  Dr. T. A. SLOCUM  UMITED,  TORONTO  WINNIPEG   BUSINESS   COLLEGE.  23th Year.    _  Individual Instruction.  Good Positions Await our Graduates.  Write    for    Illustrated    Catalogue.  Address,    The    Secretary,    Winnipeg  Business College, Corner Portage Ave  and Fort St., Winnipeg, Man.  sc_______ss  Original "Hogers Bros."  When you buy knives, forks,  spoons,  etc., marked  "184/ ROGERS BROS."  you get the original "Rogers Bro'.."  stiver plate ���������a brand famous  the world over since J8*.7.  Best lei sets, dishes, witters,  etc., ate stamped  ME RID EN BRIT-CO.  SOLD BY LEADING DSALB8S  "Si'~*r Flatt that Wtars'  lilTr^ff���������*3**-1  HERE    IS    THE    CHANCE  YOUR LIFE  To "ltuy nt thc bepinnintj of things"  in n. now .import. Newport on IIowc  Hound. H.C., Ih thn last Pacific Seaport  to lip dcvcloprd. It has deep Innd-lock-  ed harbor; in the terminus of new railroad now under construction. Timber,  Copper, Oold, nnd rich nfrrlctilturnl  lands will nil contribute to thc build  iiiR of Newport, Lots will double In  value within a year. Remember now  seaports only open once in a Brent  while. Write nt once for map and price  list and free subscription to "Newport  News."  The   British   American   Trust  Company, Ltd.  Crowe Illock, Vancouver, B.O  every   nook  and   corner  of  the   vast  province of Ontario and of the capa'-:  bilities of the local officials who have  for years back been a stumbling block  in  the  way   of   justice.    There   are  many arguments against the bureau-'  cratic  system  in  ordinary  affairs- ol  Government, but  unquestionably the ���������  time had   arrived   when   it  was   the'  only solution in  this  province.    Not!  only in criminal matters was this so, |  but  in   the   administration    of   the  health regulations and of the license!  law  there   has   been  much  difficulty I  owing to wrangling between the local,'  officials and those of the Government.'  It will be the task of Mr. Rogers to  see  that  the men under him  attend;  to their duties and to "keep tab"* on \  them,   and   no   one   who   is   familiar!  with his executive capabilities doubts!  that  if he  sets  himself  to  the taskj  that he  will prove  capable   in   this 1  respect.   .. - |  It'may be said that the work ofj  cleaning up the circus business in'  Ontario was practically his work, al-:  though the Hardy administration got  the credit of it. " Before the present  laws -were put in force, the advent of  a circus, especially of the smaller  variety, meant the arrival of a troupe  of btfrglars, confidence men and pick-.'  pockets, in addition to more violent  types of criminals. It was Rogers  who suggested the' statute which took  the regulation of circuses in a measure from the municipalities and substituted a provincial license and  provincial inspection. He was also  the man who put it into execution  so effectively that the business has  been cleaned up in Canada, and most  of the,northern States have adopted  similar legislation.  SATISFACTION  Means  'THAT WHICH SATISFIES"  USE  I  TEA  *  And you will Appreciate this Definition.   All Grocers Sell It.  7l__  An Unfortunate Earl.  There have been one or two unlucky episodes in the career of Earl  Grey,Who got lost in a Canadian forest recently. A short time ago, when  he was about to retire one night, an  incandescent globe, near which he  was standing, exploded, and fragments of glass penetrated his right  eye. Fortunately, a successful operation savedv the 'sight. A Parliamen-'  tary experience of 1878, too, when he  put up for Parliament as a Liberal,  was a rather unfortunate affair. His  opponent was Mr. Ridley, and they  both polled the same number "of  /-votes.. The returning officer declined  to give a casting vote, with the strange  result that both presented themselves  at the table of the House of Commons to take thc oath. Subsequently, however, a scrutiny was made,  ancl some of the ballot-papers being  found to be unmarked, Mr. Ridley  was declared to be the legal holder i  of the seat.  Health and comfort in  old age depend largely on keeping the liver and kidneys in  I  action.  Pains and.aches, stiffness of  joints, lumbago and rheuma--  tism tell oft poisons left in the  blood by sluggishness of the  liver and kidneys.  Dr. A. W. Chase's  Kidney & Liver  Piils  Stand in high^-favor with men and  women of advanced age because  they quickly awaken the liver and  ensure regular healthful action of  the kidneys and bowels.  By reason of their direct and combined fiction on the liver and kidneys Dr. A. W.  Chtusc's Kidney and Liver Eills positively  cure liver complaint, biliou-sness, constipation, backache and kidney disease.  R< O.   ������       K\DH.E*Y A.HD ������l  .OC ������_1.     UVEB P1U.S]  -ij������cD '������,,i������..1-'-*N<������".'*t''J.."..:������-.-i  ������ suck ���������'���������"'���������"'"���������i^Wl'k.   "otPoWs'-l.-i  WR *fl**-eJ_Vs1l'-������&(*&&&���������!$*e_7 _y2Ms������>/  One pill a dose, ������5 cts. a box. at all dealers  or Edixanson, Bates ������ Co , Toronto.  Substitutes will only disappoint yon.  I  Run-Down?  Toil's-* the nerves, strengthen  the stomach, purify the blood  ancl get a fresh grip on health  by taking  Beecham's  Sold Everywhere.  la Boxc'i ii cent*.  War's Terrible Side.  "If people could only see the inside of a field hospital u-> I have,"  says Goldwin Smith, "they would be  more careful." Just so. But in the  literature extollng the pomp Biid  glory of war, but little is heard of  the field hospital. And yet the field  hospital is one of the terrible realities to be nourished by war literature, let us have the whole of it. .It  is said that the bonei- of the Russian  soldiers who fell pitifully, but bravely, in thc recent war with Japan  nre now used in great quantities to  make animitl charcoal for the powder mills nt 50 cents for HO pounds,  and are used to form the basis of  a new explosive, capable of supplying other bones, when the present  supply runs out or before. There's  glory for you.���������Woodstock Sentinel-  Review.  Agents Wanted  to push and sell a  full  line   of   The  Willmott  Binder.*,  Mowers,       Reket,  Shockers,     Shock  Loader*,   Etc.  Apply  HENRY   W.   KING,  Western   Representative. Retina.  O'-fr-'UH'TtP'-**������������������������������������*' ���������  MILTONidNTflFilD  Loss to Militia.  Brigadier-Genera! fiuchnn's death  is a- great loss to the Canadian militia. Of the Canadian officers who  won distinction in South Africa,  none did more than he to compel  admiration for Cairidian manhood  and military skill and efficiency.  Ancl il is perhaps not too much to  say that of all the officers in the  Canadian contingents he was tho  most popular with the rank and file.  -���������Hamilton Herald.  Not. Necessary  First Lawyer���������Mrs, Weeds informs  mo that she has no intent ion of breaking her late htisbati<Pn will.  Second Lawyer���������Of course not. She  did thnt shortly after she ninrriocl him.  ��������� Chicago Daily News.  Had To Bo Shown  Ono of them���������Why did you show  him the door?  The Other���������He was from Missouri.  Prom Life.  He'.'* a mean man who will snore in  church and keep others hwhUp.  LEATHER  COLLAR   BAG  $1.00  THIS Collar Bag is truly remarkable value at this price.  It is made in beautiful tan leather,  lined with silk' and holds 15 collars.  Delivered post-paid, for $1.00, to  any address in Canada���������except the  Yukon���������Order by the number���������657.  SEND FOR CATALOGUE R  Our hsmdiamely illnxrnted 144 pot" ���������*������������������<���������  lodut oi Diamonds, Jewelry, biiverwiire,  lather, Arlt Goode sad Nuvtltio, free  upon rtqueil.  Ryrie Bros., Limited  154-138 Yonge Street  TORONTO WE    LEDGE,    CREEK WOOD,    BRITISH    COLUMBIA.  The  Union  JEhoit,. S. C.  A COMFORTABLE  HOSTELRY  Baggage   transferred   to  i>o    ������*���������  any part of tlie City. Furniture moved to any part of  the District. General Dray-  ina' of all kinds.  I  o  0?l2&22Z>Q2*yE,r,&QtiC33������S,'2f;*;Z'S?:  ij <  ��������� Q  " ('  9. Get your Raze rs Honed %  5  3  THE LEDGE  Is published every Thursday at Greenwood, 13 C , and the price is jfs a year,  postage free lo all parts of Canada, and  Great Britain. To the United States and  other countries it is sent postpaid for  J?.50 a year. Address all Jettcrs lo The  Ledge, Greenwood, B, C.  R. T. LOWERY,  PUBLISHER.  GKKENWOOD B.   C��������� DUO  19;/".  li  3  ���������John R. }KefRi3iSkeP\h  and your Bat 'ns at  Fraw ley9 s  **-*?-':.\'VVr.'nv5"i->  A blue mark lio.re indicates tli'it  Proprietor.  ���������oco  mm  I *.  '   V)  6  o  r.J  fi'^-*,;C^5O*l*&CS^0-3C3C3'5C*Ji(S  llNr.fi MIT  b^Qtlb^>**5>^  OKI 1.   I*.  First-el ass  iSteara heal,  ;prival'C   bath:  nelson, 3. #.  Vi'1'.I.I.-i. rniiu-ii-tor.  11 every tii ing.  electric light,  i.     Telephone  -in every  room.   First-class  .bar and barber shop.  'Bus meets all trains.  .YuTl:^ LL-.tjToa.T sar  .c-p ���������"���������  ������:*? /JPrfnrisE}��������� ��������� a  Shop, Greenwood,  I  a your Suliscription litis  <5>! I'l't'onio tlt-cCtiPctl, and  $ ' thai; the editor would  e>;once more like  to  commune with  ���������*"*���������  i*aii:kguant tailor  Clothes Cleaned, Pressed and  Rppairetl.  Dry Cleaning a Specialty.  GUKKNWOOD, 13, <J.  *v  your collateral.  (Si 1  A 1.1. the  world  loved  tho glad  hand.  A iih.v ciiiiiiol. hatch pgg.-i hy sitting on 11 cake of ice.  Tiik leas we know about the piu-t  the more we revere ib.  -iBjeresuxasi-i  .-   I'ltiNCi-*   Jit.M'Kirr  is  now   called  Rnpe liy the economist in words.  Duiji.vc the past year 3(������S.00'V  000 of cignietfcos were smoked in  Canada.  pi n f\ 'i t f t  SIUU i ������=  FI (H  GO������  g| PHOENIX  -i***-} Tiie nearest hotel to thc  "Wr: Gnu-by mines. One of the ^,  >t] largest dining rooms in tlie Q  '[v city. The bar is replete Qu  with nerve bracers of all v������  kind?, and tbe most fragrant cigars.   Drop up and  see me. uj  A. 0. JOHNSON    ������  ',\5  NELSON, B. C.  Real Estate,  .Mines,  Insurance ancl  Fruit Lands.  CORRESPONDENCE    SOLICITED.  ���������^EHdvaV1*^-**-*  ! "Wic would rather be a captain of  ���������ii mud s-'cow than a deckhand on tin  , ocean liner.  Ix England Vvind.-ior castle is so  closely guarded that no hobo ever  gets near, the kitchen for a handout.  eep  Mountaineer and Kootenay Standard Cigars.  Made by  3. g. tbc!i������ ������ ���������0., Helsoa  Frank FI etcher  Pkovixci.vl Ls\XD Sukvbyor,  Kelson, E. C.  A fi'itrxci chicken must have  consider.'ibli'. courage if it is true  that '��������� The bravc-t are the tender-  est."  to Christmas dint1*1!' and only one.  stomach. Wu wish people would  not have their Ciiri.stmas dinners  .all on the same day.  It used to be corn in i'-gypt but  now it is wheat in 0<>nada. This  yp-fii* the glorious Dominion has  95,000,000. bushels for export. It,  is something now to be proud of  when people call you  a  Canadian.  "Willi.H a burglar was ransacking  a store in Ma nil obM a priest came  along and pointed a pipe at him  through ;i broken window. The-  burglar thought it was a gun and  ������������������ui-rendered. Another .proof of  the power of Ihe clergy. ���������  li;i*i,A.\D is the only country in  the world in which the .Irish ha vino influence-. The world is full of  great Irish men, but they all had to  ti'.'ive home before their greatness  was di--covered. As Iltirke, says:  '���������The Trish arc all rii>lit but you  must catch them young."  "What'.-* Ihe dijiIUt with making  Jackson or Miller minister of  mines? liolli represent the district that produces over 00 per  cent, of the oro tonnage in 15. C,  and surely such a great district is  entitled io more than passing  recognition by the provincial government. '  For Christmas send your friends  a copy '-f Float. You C'*" 'jet a  copy at this oflice for 25 cents.  The  In  Phoenbs'.":  1* situated in a central and pro'ni-  inonb part of the city. , Thc.,r'ooms  are warm and pleasant, .the'.meals  tasty and substantial, the cigars,  and liquors* of the best, .and the  landlord will ba-pleased to have  everyone call and see him.  J. &. Boone, ���������  Proprietor.  Get something* nseful for that'  Christmas  Present.   .  Gnlley is showing a fine   .  line, of  Rockers  Chairs,  ������������������ Hearthrugs,  '. ' Pictures"  ���������  All suitabjc for Christmas' and vNeV" Year's Gifts.  ^naps. in All /Lines.: ���������.. ;!'|  -.j-^-������-.-,---. f-.s-n.s.-^.  Take your Itepairs to  AD. MORRISON  Grand Forks, the Leading  GPeencrjood, S.  C.  The oldest hotel in the city, and still  juicier the .-ame manayeinciit. Rooiiif  jt-oinfort.'ihli', meals tqual to any in the  ,t-ity, ancl the bar spnplit'S only the hes:  ..Corner of Greenwood ancl Govcrcincml  ^trccto.  J. Yi. lielsoti  zm.M  THE  vton  GREENWOOD  is thc place "for Peep-o'-Day Cock-  -.tails    and   Evening    Night-dips.  "Buttermilk  a, specialty dliving the.  warm season. ���������  G. A\ Dempsey, Prop.  the Kootenay Saloon  Sandon, B. C., has a line 01 nerve  bracers unsurpassed in any uiouo-  tain town 01 the Great West. A  glass of aqua pura given free with  spirits menti.  Alexander  PHOENIX,   B.   O.  Is a comfortable home for  (lie miner and traveler.  Good meals and pleasant  roo*iiH. "Pure liquors and  fragrant cigars in the bar.  B.  V. CIirSHULM, ritoPKiKToit.  THE HOTEL GRABBY  Is pledsar.tly situated in the lur.111  p! Grand Forks, and is convenient  ������^o all tlie leading financial and  .cdinmcrcial institiitiiiiis of the city.  Travelers will find it 11 comfortable  place to sojourn when in thecity.  FRED RUSSELL  AND lyjji  a D*^a ^ t^  ���������il,  PitooitESsivi* Fkiinik, published  at' the L'-dger office in the coal  city, is a literary and typographical victory.  Wic will become more, civilized  when the nations expend more  upon teachers and k-ss upon war  material.  Tmkiik is nothing in the slatutes  that prohibits hotel b.ti'h from keeping open upon the day of municipal elections.  "Wi* wi.-h the entire world, including our deiinijuent subsciibers.  a festive Christ mas and a pleasant  New Year.  Jim Uawtiiokntiiwait'.: should  apply to parliament for an  act to cut his name down to a rca-  reasonable length.  W.  S.'irii'-il.i  pi-i   ������������������ - *.  ������.-  1 ,���������;,'.   .  .  I-  Leaves Greenwood for Spokane  it 7 a. m., and for Oroville at 2:30  o. in. J. McDonei.l.  If 1   Av-  imcron.  Leading Tailor of the  Kootenays-  Kaslo,  .TREJVIONT HOUSE  Nelson. I*. C, is run on the  the American and European  plan.   Nothing yellow about  ; 'the lioiiMC except the gold In  l)*e nafe.  .$4$Ioj7e ,' ck ..Tnc3iIUi.s.  Float is not a periodical.  It is a book containing S(j  illustrations all told, aud  is filled with sketches and  stories of western life. It  tells how a gambler cashed  in after the Hush days of  .Saudon ; how it rained in  Ktuv Denver long after  Noah was dead ��������� how a  parson took a drink at  Hear Lake in early days ;  how justice was dealt in  Kaslo in '.)'' ; how the  saloon man outprayed tho  women in Kalamazoo, and  graphically depicts the  -roaming.1* of a western  editor among thc tender-  feet in the ecu's belt. It  contains tho early history  of Nelson and a romanco  of the Silver King mine.  In it arc printed three  western poems, and dozens of articles too numerous to mention. Send for  one before it is too late.  The price is 25 cents,  postpaid to any part of the  world. Address all letters to  T. Lowery  GREENWOOD, B. O.  The Hotel Slocan  Three Forks, H. C, is the lending  hotel of the cily, Mountain trout  and game dinners a specialty.  Room** reserved by telegraph.  HyqH: Niyen, P*rop  Tiik Kettle lliver Journal says  that the people who complain about  the lack of hell in modern religion  ought to try politics.  "Wi-."told a man from Brussels  that King Leopold was dead. lie  shrugged his .shoulders in an expressive manner and remarked :  "Ho no good. Gi>t three hundred millions. Me ,no cry." Evidently Leo was not considired a  hero or deity by some of his own  peoph*. However he is dead and i  docs not now take up any 111 on- i  room than some of his poorest; deceased subjects.  Tiik. shareholdeis iti Canadian  banks have lost since 18(i5 the  vast_su 111 of 8-10,000,000 through  the failure of banks. In times of  prosperity those at the head of our  banking institutions are li-i'-le to  reach out too far in specul.itiou  and wreck the btnk it ad versu conditions arise in the country. The  rich shareholder a**. \m-!1 as !In-  poor man who di*[*!-.**il.- hi** .-:;i\iuu-  in our gieats batiks should be .-.���������������������������1-  guarde.'i    in   w:ery   wi-,     po*-*-i'nie.  Vol'   this    IT.'sm'Is     v..    d ;t  i:etl������-I  system   of  Ivsi '    ' ; ������������������**.     i'1 "  book.-, of nil mil-   b       -   -  < d   by the   .-���������.      i-mi-nti    <X< !���������  intervals a- ,.   :.   check   Kept i,',    .  attention  those general   hank   iiiiiin'.gers who '  will ot'cisioiiiiily  lose  tin ir  financial caution   in   times  of  in Hat ion  and speculation.    We believe that  the  government  should   own  aud  operate all banks so  that the people would  run   no  risk   of   losiug  VLW  of-the Boundary District  A Regular monthly meetings of  f Greenwood loclgti'No. 28, A. F.  /%/* & A. Id., are held on the first  Thursday in eacti month in Fraternity hall, Wood iilof-v, Government  street. Gruisrr.vind. Visiting brothi'i'-n  are eordially ii.vite.d to attend.  -J.\S.  -.  IUi:>.l>(. SiuTfl-itry,.  SiT    G;-e:>i.'.vr,od Miners'  *>'������ ��������� .lu-'i-s-!. No. >>.\,  W.  ���������''"'������������������'   F  M . n.eets evciy.  ii-L" i;:  Uiii'in  Ti.-i!!, Co;-.  ��������� - *.'���������   -.'r\: eiii-.-ii >>i. nt 7:;'.i).  .    ��������� .,;:   ���������!'   -\s''ithe! '-', ->���������!���������-   iniie  .-. s'\-.-:iisi ��������� ��������� ,-.: 7 : '.-i.  UEO   !L'-;.VT!1KI'':'0N:.   ��������� i-eivntry  aruoVZ.'ZXiZ  r -.xix>.-jt>e -zsrjz-zXi  Vi\i\   \  .RT"  Phone, 2 7.  "��������� Greenwood, B.'C.  tpj^'?y������/&Q/^/^'Qt>^S&%i/&,!S. 9^/^/^Q/^s/^/^/%/^/^%^^^'^^/^^6''^fp  Is situated in the heart of tlie city and "within  slopping distance of all the banks, restaurants,  express, stage, telegraph ofTices, etc.   The building is li cated ��������� with hot. water and-has a radiator ���������  in every ro.om.   The bar contains a large .variety ���������   n  'of brewed, vinted  and'distilled beverages suit-',  able to the tastes of a cosmopolitan population.  Come in and have something.-���������  J. H. GOODEVE - - - PROPRIETOR  <li$sr  rs the bo*>fc furnished hotel hi the Boundary  district. -fc ^ heated "with steani and  lighted by electricity Excellent sample  .���������noras "The' hni* is'always abreast of the  nines, and meals are served i*n the i afe  ���������At any hour, day or nipiit.  lotol ("o.       ''*. J. Gartier, Manager.  i'i (IS')  o\  iniul  ,A.nb.-^.-^S.Ur^C I.PE-.5  n   A   MAI   I       i��������� I���������*, ~'���������       -���������'   .I"-    :  >, iy&������&?&S3iG%GGQ������&b9999Q999)  and would receive thc benefits c,f  any profits that there is in the  business.  Give your friend a kodak at  Christmas. "Hastinan kodaks can  be bought at li.st prices in Cole's  Book Store.  I.n" some towns it is a mark of  social distinction to keep a Chinaman and send your laundry to  the poorer neighbors.  Many of us do n">t forgive a man  for being successful. Personality  is-like propinquity in love. It repels as well as attracts.  It does not matter much where  a man is raised provided he has  the best hand when the showdown  butts into the scenery.  Resolutions are on the way and  will be here by the first of the  month. Most of them are tender  and will be easily broken.  No, sonin, Jack McConnel and  Major Megraw will not come together in the ring. " You must be  thinking alout Jeffries aud Johnson.  Too much money or too little  make the. lives of people miserable.  This rule applies to nearly cvei*}--  thing on Girth, mfc even excluding  the grand passion.  Bkwaiik of the plum pudding  when it is hot in the dish, fur  in the end it is likely to sting like  a yellow jnckct and bite like, a  South Sea cannibal.  Iu Moyie the upper woikingsof  the St. Eugene have been shut  down for the winter.  A "l"-jicre ranch fori-iilo. '''iisl-rt-i-s soil niid  i-uli-hri'Mii'd fi inn 11 IuKg mi tliu north ei:<!,  T.iiU'ir.-i elriircil, i'n iii-u1', fi������: from slumps mid  "eo'lfil v.-itli timothy The IhiUik'c or the hunt  *. j is i-ovrrcil with 1>,<iu,|,uili) fi'i-t "f ,ii|ion, mercliniit-  nlitc liinbur All tin- lan:l is fom-e'l in u lirst-  clius uiiiiini'i-. unit His- 7."i iuti-s elc:i'.c:l i-i ri-uccil  oil' from tliu tin; imi-loiirpsl portion. CoirJls,  clmtc-.. h>!? liariis and lios-.-i'. Ju<t s1. mils.'-,  from u liuluny Un'" htiitiuii ami two milcs.from  11 ssi'.vinill >ltii-ilui.l 011 11 spur of tho C5i-fc.it  Northern ruilwny. I'crputiiul sprins of water  Unit m-ver fincs-o-.. This ram-li has ;i ���������.-oil trov-  (���������riiiiK-nt r-'nil coniicctiii'- nith oilier purls of  thu district. It i-silitnlud i.n Aiinichi-sLinuuii-  1 ii.in. -.c-vi'ii mil.M.from *i!ol.->-n, Wash. The  pricei->-i'H P'r iiltu cu-sh,   Apply lo  -   -       1:. o. sim.KV. ���������  -��������� Sidley. 11. 0.  Pipes  in cases, tobacco pouches  aud cigar cases at Cole.-.' book store.  Widdowson, Assayer, Nelson, B. C.  PROVINCE HOTEIi  (Ir.ind Forks, is a large three-storey  brick hotel that provides the public  with good incuts and pleasant rooms.  A new building*, but the same old rates  KMIL LAWSICN Proprietor.  f4ezxi matfkefcHotel  I^ die home for all tourists  and millionaires visiting New  Denver.   British   Columbia.  HENRY   STEGE.-PROPR.  MiN'fs-.I'Ai'- ACT  Certificate of Improvements  '���������xitricK*  '���������1! I/' Mh-.'f.il C'!irli,"-iitititi> in f!i'" G ecu wood  Mini: it riivi-siiii-of Vale   Oist it-1    When-  hirale-l:   IIifimeriiiiK' Camii" W'c.t fork of  Ivettli; i'il-L'l-  TAkK NOI'ICr. Ill-.t I. .1. ���������*. irnriiMin. asrent  for Marion  A-.wnod.  l-'reo Jtiiior's Cvrtllicnte  Xo.  Jl  SiUIIi.   mill   Tliuiiiii*.   M    f!r,iv������>���������,   l-'rue  Miner'-s  Ccrtiiicnlc   Xo. 1! 1111!),   intend,  sixty  da>s  from  the  date  hereof,  to  nppl.v.to tlio  .MiniiiK jLltec-ordi'r   for   a Certificate of Iiiiprovc*  iiK-nt-. for the purpose of ohtaiiiiii'' u Crown  Cirant to tlie nlisive el.iim.  And further Like  notice .that  action,   under  section   .')7.  mii-r    lie   eoininencid   before   t .e  issuance of Mich C'eililicalunf Improvements  D.Ucil thiti'lnl day of Deeemlier. A   I). lyO!). ���������  .    ,1..-.. IIAKKISON.  Greenwood, is the homo for workingmen of all nations. It is  ���������t5 convenient to the smelter on the hill. Tlio dining room is sup-  * plied with tasty and substantial food, while the bar contains the  o best wet goods in the market. Electric lights all over the  ���������5 premises.    Hot and cold baths.  1 Ofa  LofstadL   Proprietor  ���������5  K*  ^li&&������SOSeQ9Ss^Q^&SQS^Qe������^SCt,SSSQ990S01i<SG9&99999909999 .  S'TAEKEY -& GO.  NELSON, B. C.  VVHOLKSALK-.  IJKaI-KRS  IN  Produce   and. , Provisions  nisii in WW sTi rrirnn 1 ��������� .-ttm.m -m  ANNUAL  EASTERN'CANADA  EXOURSIONS  Low I'o 11 nil Trip-ItA'tuK to     .  Ontario, Quebec and  Maritime Provinces.  Tniiisl'i-i- oT l.ii|iiii- l.ls'viisi!.  MiMXd will probably always be  the chief, industry of B. C , 'nnd  yet there are practically no miners  or mining men members of the  provincial legislature.  J.v Vancouver bartenders have  to be licensed before they can deal  out li'. oze. Their licenses are  liable to bo obliterated if tiny sell  liquor to anyor-e carrying a \isible  j������g-    Bmitii.Atts recently raided a print  shop in Vancouver and robbed it of  ?S. It is not known how the  money got into the ollice, but some  vi-itor may have dropped it on tbe  door.    , Likk Robert Collier, we belie ve  that good roads, parks, flowers,  better schools, trees, pure water,  fresh air, sunshine, and work for  ������������������vcrybndy make a religion good  for all of us.  W10 must, give as well as take in  this world or our name becomes  Dennis, nnd wo wind up in Hades  before tlie chemical change called  death turns us into a muss of inanimate clay.  "Wi*. aro certainly out of luck.  Hero we hav-j a dozen invitationa  Tickets on salt: Dec.  1 to Dec. 31, inclu-  ,   Isivf, L'ooil to return within three months.  T.i'i' Xiitlcs! that I   iitlend   t-i npply lo lliu ' " ���������  Siiporiiitenili-nt  of   I'rovincisil I'd ice  fur  :i j Tickets issttvl incounvctioii with Atlantic  ���������r,l���������,f,T of ihe "'I'":'*, ,.'-c"'1"* "%;\ V"1',' '^',"  Steatnsiph Itusiucss will lie 011 sale from  lor tin! Northern Hotel ill hholt, IkL. lo John 1 *,...,,. .,      ,-  ^' Nov. 21 iiinl hunted to live mouths Irom  S11III vim  Uuli.il thi.-i al*t il.iy of Deceinlii-r, 111".).  -     Nv'K.M \N W 'l**  l������-J<#ll*J.*C'***j-*ft,-������-.'r* M al  LOV-ZERY'S CLAiiVi  Din'in-.'Ilii'.')7 iiuuillis tlmt i.iin-ci y'-.-  fJI.'iiin was mi earth il di'l t-n-i t'*.-'-.,"-'' 1  over tliu wnilil. It iv|is ii,.i- nn-'  utiicpie, iiiileiutinliMit ond iVai'is*. jmn-  nal ever {iroilurcd in C.'iiniifla I's-litii ;il  mill thitoln'.'ii'iil I'liiiinii'n |nii--ii>d il tvi'li  tin- vi-iiiuh of si rattli'simki' until 1 i1  gnvi'.rimii'i'i -lint il out of t'��������� ��������������� in-'' ,  and ii- editor i-ca.-iid' m \y ' V ' ���������',  pa 1 fly iv as roiiMt or ������������������' - ' .������������������'-��������� d  jituiiy"' ft'.ni!-t* it "till*.     '��������� ���������������������������     -      ���������. "y  io I III. .1 |IM|l(;r tlllll    IH   oi,I ll'     lis   'llllTO  '.re i-ti1! ���������>'���������> diffcruiit t'llitioi's "I 'lii-��������� i-oii*  li'tiini'd j'lii-iiul in print.   Si-nil lOci'iitfi  md eft one oi-'jt'J nil and ;;e\ the Inilifll  Jl. T  I.OWKRY.  Grcnturnod, \\; C  I date of issue.  'finest  Ki'iiipmeiit, Standard I'irst Class  ; and  Tourist'Sliieping  Cars and Dining  Cars mi  all Through Trains.    Co'tnpart-  \ liieiii-l.ibrary-Obst-rv.itioir Oi.rct on "Iui-  pciin! lhii;.iitv'l" ''"id "AtLiiil'c"Kxpress."  3 'ill'*l������i.'{':ii  :-n.'  !' ii;n>. Daily 3  THH" TORONTO f-XPRHSS" ���������  leaves Winnippt; daily  at  22:s(0,'liiakiiig  connections at Toronto for all points Hast  and West thereof.. ."-  The "Imperial Limited" leaves Winnipeg  daily at 18:15, and the "Atlantic* Express"  at S:oo daily,' makint; connection** at  Montreal lor all point*.'Ka'st thereof. ���������  Apply to the neiirest C. 1'. R. s.������*tii������- i'.r  fiill.particiilars.  G. J.MgA  Dealer in Coal, Wood, -JMos, PoI^,--'Ctc;;/;;I*Ieay^T^  to any part of th^Disti'i-St.--}��������� ���������' J '    ; >  .. .   , ' ���������'/���������:'/-/:.'��������� ���������-.   .������������������':.���������'���������-���������; .-.:::  Far away fields are usually thought to be green.  This is probably why so-many people in the ^  V Boundary are constantly buying real estate and  \ stocks far from the district in which they liye.'  U Why not put some of your speculating money in.  p ventures within a few miles of your own door, andj^  \. benefit yourself and the country iii "which you. J  r reside and make money.'? -.-'        . T%  a     Tlij3 Argo Mining and Tunnel Co. of Greenvyood X  H is organized under the la.ws of'British Columbia,  y  ft with a capita! sto-k   of "-:'125,000,   divieed' into  ?)'.)')090 shiife*' at :J5 ccjnt.-j each, noa-peraonal UaJr  bility.   Adjoining "(J reen wood the company own a',  liii'i-e ntiinb'cr of valuable claims, with high-grade  <i'-'-!d and cojipor'ovo showing on the surface'.  "The"  company is now 1'iiy.aged in running-a 3JOiiO-foot*.:5  l^ Innnt'l to tap fill tliosu leads a; uj-j.h duptli.  M\vi*y. _  A  indication is favorable to the striking <������f valuable. A  'v-j dc'-p.'sS't-*  "f <>r<\  in-.d   the  time  to"inv&s't is now, w  H i-ti ;!���������-.'](��������� i-> ������������������ii"ii'i!oi''. d'at great-depth thep.rice -r]  of stock .wiil  it-cu id   rapidly  and the chances of  iiiiikiuL! biu nio,ii'v. .'lit. of a sin dl investment will  not be so goiid.   The   time   to spucul .fe  i������ when'  things are  botiiniiiii"     The success of ��������� this .big *  tunnel means great wealth for the investors and,.'  inci,ca**ed prosperity for the entire district    -  Investors and visitors to the district are cordially  invited to inspect the properties and view the work  being done in the tunnel.   For further particulars  t'* address the president or secretary.  OLA LOFSTAD, A. 5. BLACK,.  rreaident-. Secretary.  ." IInequallc(|,ibr Domestic TJao.''-

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