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 il  k  -���������*������������������'. i^..***/:*-  ���������J'  a-  -/" * ,  '���������v'-V  U^c^M^Vt*1^^  <>4^.-----vf^  - -v.���������.���������..;>���������- '���������-('������������������'s',M'*f4^ OJS  "*'  '    -'''^;;;-.**-i^^M  ^      , .       ,-���������' .*;v "r^L^^VM  . '   "... "v-***-', i*-������iis-j������!l  '.Vol.   XVII.  SUJRE': THING. i^f^od is going  ^s-i..,- ���������>���������,. - ��������� -to have a- Skating  -   ;      , -        '        -   ���������        .-', .    Rink  "  . , -and, WE have  the  -THE-  .   '- Call and see our stock just in.    Also a nice lot of'  CARVERS*- AND -'ENGLISH -.CHINA  Just the thing for Xmas Presents;  GREENWOOD, B. C, THURSDAY, DECEMBER 15, 1910.  is guaranteed not to go dull for  TWO   YEARS.  - written guarantee goes with'each  ,  Razor.    ." ���������  I Passing Throngi  RUSSELL-LAW-CAUIFIELD Co.j  -r. GREENWOOD,    B.   C  Good Morning, did you count tho dots  .Tacfk Henderson 'is studying geology in Hedley.   - ���������  Catholic Church. ��������� Midnight  Mass on Christmas Night.  H. Browning is confined to the  hospital with a sore, knee.  Interesting'to Local Stock  holders.  Officers of the British Columbia  Copper Co. say that November  was the best month in the history  of the company. All three furnaces were in full blast, aud an  average of 2,000 tons of ore a day  was treated. More ore would have  been smelted, had an engine order  ed  from  the Canadian   Westing-  Western Float  Hay sells for $60 a ton in Hazelton.  Kitselas  club.  is to have a chartered  The Furniture & Stove Man.  PHONE 16. ' GREENWOOD, B. C.  timaBBttaamaBmBa  M-^ffli^^  , ,-A drilling machine was installed  house Co., for use in slag dumping  in the Argo tunnel this week. u     *  The steel has arrived at Midway  for the Kettle Valley railway.  Some nights in 'Phoenix   it   is  almost impossible to get rooms.  Mrs. J. L. Coles and children  returned'from the east last week.  Oscar Lauritz has!gono to Kamloops to make sausages for P. Burns  & Co. ?*  S. M. Johnson leaves this week  to spend the winter, in Stratford,  We have a Large Assortment of Christmas Goods, including the foiiowing-  Fancy Goods, Leather Goods,  Books,'Toilet  Sets'  Hand Bags, Ghjna, Dressing- Cases, Case Pipes, Cig-ar-  Holders, Cigar Cases, Tobacco Pouches, Fountain  *'   .Pens, Dolly, Toys, Games, Sleighs ahd Sleds. '  : , ������&/ '-This abreviatecUist may interest you enough to make us a visit.  PASTRY BAKED DAILY. AND'  ALWAYS FRESH.  bought an  Keremeos  'H^wA^.^ar'i'ga^';  FRESH CANDIED PEEL  25 and 30 cents a pound.  CURRANTS St RAISINS  2 pounds for 25 cents.  ���������������������������������������������������������������fe*'*'-^^  iopper Street.  Ontario.  Timothy Eaton is conductor of  an ore train between Eholt and  Phoenix. -  .'"  P. C. 'Buckless . has  automobile;' also "."the  stage line.        ,   - / "  Bert de "Wiele was'36 years old  on the 29th of last month, and is  still working.  Mrs. O. Harttnann has leased  the rooms and "dining room of the  National hotel.  been received  The   British   Columbia   Copper  Co.    has   acquired   23,000   more  shares of  tho stock of the  New  Dominion   Copper   Co.      It   now  holds between 63 and 64 per cent,  of the stock of the latter company.  The con tract covering the smelting  of 25,000 tons of ore from tho New  Dominion   Mines   at   the   British  Columbia smelter has been extended  to cover 50,000 tons.    At present^ about 650 tons of New Dom-  minion ore is treated each  day.  It will be a month yet before the  50,000 tons have been treated, and  further arrangements will have to  be made between  the two  companies.���������Wall Street Journal.  A Big Deal.  A garage has,been established in  Fernie.  There is no open  black jack in  Fernie.  Port Moody wants a better postal  service.  Bridesville has a new Presbyterian church  A university will be ostablished  at Calgary.  Cumberland wants an improved  postal service.  Fire hydrants have been installed in Stewart.  Dr.  Davis  has opened an oflice  in Revelstoke.  A publicity club has been organized in Stewart.  ^ Stewart will be incorporated as a  city this winter.  MAKING A HOLLER.  Motion Plctures.Stereopti.con Vie ws, Illustrated Songs ������  @   A TWO HOURS ENTERTAINMENT EVERY ���������   MOD/DAY, r WEDNESDAY - FRIDAY - AND  AT   8    O'CLOCK...  SATURDAY   EVENINGS  .Complete,Change of fr,ogr.am Monday and,-Friday.-  "Wimtum suttinly are coming to the  front," remarked Old Twilight, as he  folded the paper and put it under him on  the seat while he lit his pipe. Big Bill  wanted to have a look at the sporting  page and find out how Johnson was getting along, but it was not to be���������not, at  least, till the old gentleman got through 125 Vente a share,  with it. '  "Yassir, -the  wimmiii  are  makin'   a  The Cottage hotel in Phoenix, is  now, being run by Mike Kane as' a  boarding house. "'  At his studio in ' Greenwood, J.  H. James can take photographs at  any time, day or night.  Gen9 Shea is suffering from headaches and will spend a few weeks  in the s-outh after the holidays.  One week has passed and the interest  in the Dot Contest is getting lively, but  it is nothing to the way Logan & Co. are  dealing out Regina Watches.  Until the 15th of January 50,000  sharps of the Argo Mining & Tuu-  nel Co.'s stock can be Bought for  -#.   ADMISSION. - Adults, 25c; " Children,  15c  ���������������������������liSin  Until you size up our Stock and Prices  We carry a BIG LINE of ALL KINDS  GULLE Y & Co.,  GREENWOOD,  OPPOSITE THE   POST  OFFICE.  B. C.  PHONE   27.  jj Windsor Hotel    2  The Windsor Hotel is ono^ of the best furnished  hotels in the West. It is"located in the heart of  Greenwood and within easy reach of all tho financial and commercial institutions of the Copper  Metropolis. Heated with steam and lit by, electricity. Commodious sample rooms. The bar is  replete with all.modern beverages, and the Cafe  never closes. - Rooms reserved by telegraph.  The Windsor Hotel Co.       E. J. Cai-tier, Manager 3  I ^nasrrr^v TEMPERANCE  ������������������ is nil right if shorn of humbuggery.  Too much water drinking is just  * ns injurious ns too much liquor or  ���������   anything else.  OUR PURE WINES  AND LIQUORS  .) arc medicinal if.not abused. Every  household should hove.a moderate  supply of pure wines or liquors in  the closet for emergency���������either  .unexpected visitors or sudden illness, when n drop of pure liquor  in tune may forestall nil  for drugs.  necessity  ������ GwmvOvd oquor mmn^lmmkn, Greenwood, B.&  99@  a        Regular monthly nicotinga oi  ���������^V" Greonwood lodgo No. 28, A. 1*  /\f������ &, A. M., aro hold on the flrnl  Thursday In each month In Fraternity hall, Wood block, Qovernmonl  dtrcet, Oruonwood, Vloitin/,' brethren  are coreliuJly Inyited to at! end.'  ���������JAS, 13, ItlllNI*'*, Uut-riitiiry,  W.F.M.S  rent)wood Minors  Union, No. 22, W.  m.,  moots every  Saturday evening In Union Hall, Cop-  por atroot, Greenwood, at 7.  Also In hall at  Mother Lode mine  i ndny iivciiIiijjm nt 7.  [ LESTER MACKBNZIE, Secty.  name 'for themselves. That gall who  took, off her life-belt 'and gave it to a  I-taHan gen*: who wanted one, time' uv  the wreck,~was great stuff."  "Huh!" said  Aunt  Lucy,   "wimmiii  hev been doiu' that fer ages an' ages.  That there dago was makin' a holler, an'  the hdy couldn't stand fer it.    Mos' any  woman would prefer to drown to death  than hev to listen lo a man body makin'  o holler.   That's what kap' wimmin back  for two thousan'  years.   There isn't ,a  minute in the day that some man body  some place er somewheres ain't makin'  h hollo r about something, aud  the wiiu-  min hev to give up so a-, to keep them  quiet.    A man's always wautiu' some-  thin', whether it's good fer him er not,  an' he makes more noise uer a gravel  train till he gits it.   A woman jest natch-  elly hates fer to hear an able-bodied man  gruntin' around like a bear with a sore  head, and it's up to her to put him out  of his misery some way er another.    It's  a popular idee that it's the wimmiii folks  who up'n make a noise when anything  happens.   There's where yer all wrong.  [ One ornery man kin make more clammer  'bout nothin' in a minute than a ten-acre  field full o'  wimmin would make in a  month.    When a hen-hawk heaves in  sight it's our rooster that runs the fastest  an' does all the yclliu' for the perleece,  and Sir Ann's Jersey bull makes more  noise iu one afternoon than all the milch  cows this side uv Ottawa,  "I jes' feel' for that air Miss Tweedie.  I, guess she had more'n half a notion  that she was a-goin' to die, an' she jes*  natchelly wanted to die in peace, an'  along comes a noisy dago hollerin' fer a  lite-belt, and she gave him hers, an' he  took it, like a uian.'   -  ."If it ain't a life-belt a man wants, he  makes a holler about som'ethin' else���������  'Where's my collar-button?'     'Where's  my studs?'   'Where in heaven's name is  my socks ?'   'Where's my pipe���������my noos-  paper���������my specks���������my medicine���������my regalia���������my eye-water���������my   slippers���������my  perogatives ?'   It's always somethin' er  another, aud some pore woman lies got  to up'n dust aroun' an' git them fer hiin-  not because she is stuck on him any, but  jes' because she's williu' to do mos' anything fer a peaceful life..   When a man  starts to holler it gits oil her nerves. You  sec a woman slavin'; away  at  this  er  that an' takin' big chances, an'what's  she doiu'it fer ?   She's doin' it to keep  some man from hollerin' his head off.  She's afcared he might break a blood-vessel an' spile her new carpets.   She don't  go to the dance, er to the rink, cr to thc  tcrboggin slide 'cavse her man  might  make a holler.   He is the Big Noise all  right'nuff, and her only comfort is that  her childreu'll never inherit lung trouble  from him, anyway.  "If anything happens and they air all  took off to the hospital in an ambulance,  it's the man who does all the hollerin'  fer thc hull fambly. The woman never  says -'M-ui I' You will hardly believe it,  but nine-tenths of thc wimmiii in this  world air chiefly engaged in tryin' to  keep thc men quiet.  "Would you hev given  Christ man numbers of Graphic,  London News, Holly Leaves,  Sketch, and Toronto Globe can be  procured from J. L. Coles.  ��������� The Greenwood Skating and  Curling Eink. will be opened on  Christmas Day. Tickets can be  obtained at any of the stores.  Waterman's Ideal Fountain Pen  is the pen that has been recognized as a standard since fountain  pens were first invented. They  are sold by J. h. Coles.  Have J. H. James take your  photo and scud it to* your friends  for Xmas. His new are light enables him to take photos at any  time-of   the night.  John Forsyth has returned to  Princeton after being in hospital  for six weeks. He had suffered  from bone disease for 20 years, and  a surgical operation by Dr. Mac-  Lean' has cured him from the  trouble.  R. K. Steven, or "Scotty" as  his friends call him, is rapidly becoming one of the leading real  estate men at the coast. Here is  his latest big sale as reported in  the Province:  An important deal in Granville  street realty was closed today when  two lots having a frontage of fifty  feet, immediately north of the site  of the proposed Burns block, opposite the Hotel Vancouver, and  owned by Lord Elphinstone, was  purchased by two Dawson capitalists. The exact price is witheld  but it is understood that it was  approximately 82,600 per front  foot. The sale was negotiated by  Mr. R. K. Steven of this city, the  vendor being represented by Messrs.  Mahon, McFarland & Proctor.  The new owners plan to improve  the property next year. It is now  occupied by a stone and brick  building. It is a noteworthy fact  that the same two lots were purchased in 1890 for 81,500 each.  Mr.��������� Steven-expressed the'opinion  that property from Georgia to Davie street will soon be ae valuable  as realty in any other part of the  city.  Louis Gales is opening a grocery  store in Blairmore.  Dr.  Traynor has charge of tbe  hospjtal at'Kitselas.  In Rupe stables must be twenty  feet away from dwellings.  . George Burroughs is running a  blacksmith shop in Kaslo.  Raspberries were picked   early  this month at Chilliwack. |  Slovenske SIovo is the name of a  new paper in New Michel.  Dr.   Follick   has   moved   from  Grand Forks to Vancouver.  The Presbyterians have opened  their new church in Merritt.  The Bank of Commerce has opened a branch at Salmon Arm.  In   Duncan  basketball  has  come the popular amusement.  be-  H. C. Kerman has been electpd  president of the Grand Forks-Agricultural Association.  ' -  For some time Jake Sersorj  has  jbepn a  bridge superintendent for  the B. C. government.  Rev. W. N. Scott has bought 56  acrea near Trail, upon which he  will raise hens and fruit.  Next summer there wiil be great  activity in placer mining in thcJ  northern interior of B. C.  Robert Clark has fonnd Bome  good marble on his claim along the  north fork of the Kettle.river.    ,  Judge Craig has made a charge  against illegal acts and the waste  of public funds in the Yukon.  Walter Scott of Rodsland is missing and his friends would like to  know what has become of him.   ..'  Tbe Landgrave of Hesse will return to B. C. next year for an extended hunting and bnBineas trip.  Robert Tapping has gone on a  trip to England and will send two  carloads of servant girls to Revelstoke.  For violently assaulting the  chief of police in Revelstoke, a  half-breed has been sent 18 months  to jail.  The Echo is the name of a new  paper in Creston. That town must  be growing if it can support two  papers.  The Chinese government may  buy. a few of the Cobalt silver  mines. China wants its silver at  first cost. '  A bill to provide for the semimonthly  payment  of  wages  has  been brought before the Alberta"  legislature.  The hockey club in Fernie Vill  give minstrel engagements on the  side. A few members of the club  may live to spring. "    (1  John J. Lang8taS has secured a  situation in the Customs office at  i.r  /A  Didn't Know It's Father.  in  pause  was Bit-  Woman's Auxiliary, M. S. C. C.-,  Junior branch. ���������A meeting will be  held in the hall (Wood block), on  Saturday December 17th, at 3 p.m.  to inaugurate a Junior Branch of  the above society. Parents- and  girls especially invited.  At the court of Revision on Saturday the following- names were  struck off the municipal voters  list:���������R. Denzler, Jordan Foulds,  P. Fogarty, A. Kier, M. Kay, T.  McDonnell, Barbara McDonald,  C. E. Smith, H. McGillivray, G.  H Thompson, P. W. George, A.  Hanson and John Meyer.  The small child was talking to a  kitten  which she held tightly  her   arms.     A   thoughtful  caused her mother, who  ting behind her, to pay some attention as to what was coming next.  Kitten," said the iufiint, "I know-  all  an  ain't never seen your papa; I spec  he must be a commercial traveler.'  ���������London Globe.  South Fort George has five pol- Vernon.    He ran a paper in Trout  itical parties and no preachers. I-ake City some jrears ago.  E.   Piatt of Pincher Creek, has  opened a restaurant in Creston.  In Fernie Tom Whelan runs his  new hotel on the European plan.  No hockey league has been' form-  med along the Crow this season.  Ben, .The Barber, is building a  bungalow'in South Fort George.  " The people of Canyon City, in  East Kootenay want a postoflice.  Potatoes   from   Prince  Edward  Ieland are being sold in Alberta.  C.   P.  Knight  will  eerablish   a  moving picture show in Penticton.   -"i    ������*"������*-��������� *"-'*-; suisiuu, --j snow  ill your little brothers and sisters,  in'  I know your mamma, but I  l*r.'i-  ~������.���������  '   ���������,  The Omineca.  the dago the  belt il you'd a-bin in the lady's place?"  Big Bill usked���������mouth wide open.  Attntj Ivttcy pushed up her spectacles.  Continued ou back page.  All told, there are five different  outfits now preparing for active  placer work in the Omineca next  summer, to work on as many different creeks.  There are hundreds of creeks in  the Omineca on which coarse gold  can   be panned,  but  as   yet  tho  transportation facilities are   such  that unless a prospector is ��������� 'grubstaked" by strong financial backing, he will stand little chance of  making good.    That the Omineca  will in the near future be attracting thousands of prosgectora there  is little doubt, all who have so far  been  in there havo the  greatest  confidence in the richness of its  placer deposits.   Brewer knows of  one creek where a man can  rock  out as high as $15 to $30 per day,  but that is only on the bars, and it  would bo costly to outfit for a sea  son's   work   there;   bedrock    has  never been reached, and to prospect the creek to bedrock will require a number of drills,  which  means several thousands of dollars  This is beyond the means of the  ordinary prospector, but after next  summer's  development is  under  way, that country will attract so  much attention that any prospector  who is unable to undertake the  work and carry it through, should  not have muoh difficulty in obtaining the grub-stake to go there.-���������  Inland Colonist,  HE DID NOT ADVERTISE.  Breathes there a man with soul so dead,  Who never to himself has said:  "My trade of late is getting bad,  I'll try another ten-inch ad!"  If there be, go mark him well,  For hiin no bank account shall swell,  No angels watch the golden stair,  To welcome home the millionaire.  The man who never asks for trade,  By local line, or add displayed,  Cares more for rest than wo'rldly gain,  And patronage but gives him pain.  Tread lightly, friends; let no rude sound  Disturb his solitude profound,  Here let him lie in calm repose,  Unsought except by men he owes.  And when he dies, go plant him deep  That nothing may disturb his sleep,  Where no rude clamor may dispel  That quiet that he loved so well.  And that the world may know its loss  Place on a stone a wreath of moss,  And on a stone above "Here lies '  A fossil, who did not advertise."  James Dyer of Rossland, has  opened a lodging house iu Spokane  At the coast the C.P.R. steamers  will soon burn petroleum for fuel.  Joe Bo3*ce, an old trapper, was  found dead in his boat on Shuswap  lake.  An opera house that will hold  800 people is to be' built at Blairmore.  Colonel Topping has located  some claims not many miles from  Hope.  A night school that teaches coal  mining has been opened in Ladysmith.  S. Stevens has been elected president of the Rossland Miners'  Union.  In Fernie the chief of police has  had his salary raised to $125 a  month.  ^ It ib more than 20 years ago  since Charles Barnes opened a general store at Haielton for R. Cunningham of Port Essington.    .  Next   spring   hydraulicing  will  begin at the Dry Hill placer claims '  on   Lome,_creek.- \.There, was '.���������������"  stampede to that caaj-p in'1882.  Jules Primmaz was lost in the  woods of East Kootenay for five  days, during which time  the only,  food or drink which he  could obtain was snow.  After living 30 years in B.  C,  A railroad is to be built up the  Columbia river from Spokane to  Marcus.  Fred Hurry has formed a stock  company to take over bia dairy at  Creston.  John Hampson has taken up his  residence in England. He was  at one time manager of the Alice  mine in East Kootenay.  The Fernie Free Press states  that a man in that city who was a  physical wreck some time ago was  restored to complete health by staying in jail for six mouths.  Since 1855 abont 70 millions of  dollars in placer "gold have been  taken out of Cariboo, and it should  yield as much more when" the  quartz ledges are developed.  Operations have been resumed  on the Dead Medicine mine, near  Bossburg. The first boiler used by  the Le Roi in Rossland, was moved  from the Dead Medicine by Colonel  Peyton, more than 15 years ago.  the  for  STORIES   AT  CENT  LESS  THAN  APIECE.  In the fifty-two issues of a year's  volume The Youth's  Companion  prints fully two hundred and fifty  stories.   The subscription price of  the paper to Canada is but $2.00,  so that the stories cost less than- a  cent apiece, without reckoning in  all the rest of the contents���������anecdotes, humorous sbetches, the doctor's weekly article, papers on popular topics by famous men  and  women.   Although the dwo hundred and fifty storias cost so little  they are  not  cheap stories.    In  variety of Bcene, diversity of incident, skill aud truth in character  depicting, they cannot be excelled.  The Announcement for 1911, beautifully illustrated, giving more detailed particulars of these stories  and   other   new   features   which  greatly enlarge the paper,  will  be  seut to any address in Canada free  with sample copies of current issues.    Every new Canadian subscriber receives: free The Compau-  iou's Art Calendar for .1911, lithographed In twelve coiors and gold,  and if the subscription ia received  at once, all the issues for the  maining weeks of 1910.  THE YOUTH'S COMPANION,  144 Berkeley St., Boston, Masa,  John Trachy has bought  Pender hotel in Vancouver  825,000.  During November there were  205 cases before the police court in  Victoria.  Harry Leonard of Creston, has  written a comedy called 'Mistaken  Identity.'  A merchant  imported a  carload   of  from Italy.  IF I SHOULD DIE TONIGHT.  If I should die tonight  Even hearts estranged wonld turn  once more to me,  Recalling other days remorsefully ;  The eyes that chili me with averted  glance  Would look upon me as of yore,  perchance  And  soften  in   the old familiar  way.  For who could war with dumb, unconscious clay ?  So I might rest,  forgiven of all.  tonight.  |    Oh I friends, I pray tonight  Revelstoke has i Keep not your kisses for my dead,  carload   nt  !l        --,J ������--- '  macaroni  re*  The Snowstorm mine, at Mullan,  Idaho, is shipping ore to the Granby smelter. ���������  William Hoffman is the new  president of the Grand Forks Miners' Union..  B. A. Morley has been appointed  manager of the Royal bank in  Abbotsford.  The chief of police in   Fernie  wants his salary elevated  above     Tho  $110amonth. mice.  At Rossland  the demonstration  orchard has been located on George  cold biow,  The   way  is   lonely���������let me feel  them now.  Think gently of me: I am  travel-  worn ;  My faltering feet are pierced with  many a thorn.  Forgive,   O  hearts   estranged,   I  plead !  When dreamless rest is mino  I  shall not need  Tho tenderness for which I long  tonight.  Ryder's ranch  Judge Ernest Peck of Oroville,  who recently died iu Spokane, was  only 30 years old.  Pictures of Vernon are being  sent to England by the board of  trade in that oity.  A man was recently arrested in  tho Frazer valley for passing Confederate bankuotes.  San Francisco has a population  of 410,000. Some people have no  fear of earthquakes.  cat in gloved  catches  no  KAISER STAKES CLAIMS.  The KaiBer has btaked off, for  himself and family, 1,000 claims  in the newly discovered diamond  fields iu Geiman Southwest Africa.  The fields aro wtnated neai* Lndor-  itz bay and 2,000 diathonds have  been rained so far. Expert's reports from Africa argue that tlio  diamonds found may have been  deposited where they are by tho  action of flood or wind.' Tho real  mine iu supposed to be buried . under certain sand dunes south from  the fields.    Where is AmesV  '       *     >E  -'    " '.'I  . *    ' ��������� 1  - '.  -'- * >l  . ,   *'*'"!i  ."    7-r,'  ffv-l-f   -sp  ikGvK.  1  /-"SB Iv.-  Jo..  ".'.-���������      ���������    ���������   r  THE   LEDGE.   GREENWOOD.   BRITISH  COLUMBIA.  Arizona   Editor's    News  Covers the West.  Field  PATRIOTISM     STILL     LIVES.  Landlord Shoots a Boarder For Ordering Lobster���������Mayor Wings an Alderman ��������� Answers to Calumniators.  Threatening Correspondents Urged  In���������Everything Sizzles.  ���������** By   M.   QUAD.  (Copyright,   1910.   by   Associated   Literary  '-"������������������esa.J  ,1IE reports lu the eastern papers   that   (he  editor  of   the  KU'kor   was   di'tid   have   no  foundation.    We are alive every diiy In  the week. but. of course,  arc   taking   our   chances   will)   other  folks.  Our genial host of the Royal hotel  has had to shoot another guest for liud-  lng fault witli the bill of fare, but he  did II as gently as he could and oniy  wounded Iii id iu ihe arm. The guest  asked for broiled lobster and could not  be Induced to believe that summer  bear steak was a better thing.  As  mayor of Gireadam  Gulch  and  president of the common  council   we  hud   a   little   trouble   with   Alderman  Fiunegan  at  ihe last  meetlug of the  .council, but It has been greatly exag-  from a trip to South Africa, called at  the Kicker office tbe other day to Inform us (hat in every single tribe of  natives lie met he found that our paper  led all others by many thousands. We  do not wish to boast, but we feel compelled to say that any wild African  who wants the best thing Iu America  will semi his subscription to GIveudam  Gulch. We do not subscribe to any  heathen fund, but we do make a weekly paper that ull heathens must appreciate.  Two new doctors hung out their  signs In Glvendniu Gulch last week.  We shall have au eye on them, and the  first time they set a broken leg with  the heel at the front they will have to  seek another clime. Our whisky may  be diluted out this way, but we insist  that our doctors shall be 100 per cent  proof.'  \i  The Kicker Is asked what Its attitude will be toward .Mr. Tafi when his  term expires. We are the postmaster  at Giveadain Gulch. Our attitude will  be anything to hold our job. We have  never thrown away a good thing yet  and don't Intend to. Mr. Taft will  take care of himself, and we will take  care of the postollice.  A Montana paper charges us with  being, a madly ambitious man and  thinks we ought lo be curbed. Madly  nothing! Why, man. we could hire a  hundred newspapers to mention us as  a candidate for the next presidency,  but we are not making a move. We  intend to lie governor some day, but  there Is nothing madly about that,  That is only the reward of virtue. We  wish the press of Ari/.oua would come  to understand us as we are.  Where He Couldn't Lose It  Flushed and breathless, the well-  dressed young man picked up the hat  he had becn chasing down the street  and leaned against'n lamppost to rest.  Another, al.-o breiithmg heavily,  cume running up and took thc hat out  of his hand.  "I'm much obliged," he said.  "For what?"  "This is my hat."  "Where's mine, then?"  "Hanging behind you at the end of  a string."  An American alto*ney was addressing a jury on behalf of it prisoner.  '���������Gentlemen," he si id, "witnesses  have sworn that tliey saw Hie accused  fire his gun; tliey have sworn tliey  saw the flash and heard the report;  they have sworn they saw Pete Jackson fall flat; they have sworn that this  bullet, was extracted from Pole Jackson's body; but, gentlemen, in the  niiine of justice, I ask you where is  the evidence that the bullet hit Pete  Jackson?"  "FruIt-a-tlves"   The    Only   Medicine  That Will Keally Cure  Constipation.  A student in a medical college, while  learning the use of the ophthalmoscope, was told to examine a man's  eye and report upon the condition of  it. The doctor-to-be. adjusted the instrument and looked long ancl search-  ingly into the subject's left optic.  "Most remarkable,-" he ejaculated,  with a surprised-look. Readjusting  the ophthalmoscope, he again c.irc-  fully scrutinized the eye. This must  he some new disease. Have you ever  had an expert's opinion on it?"  "Once," was the Income reply. "The  man who put' it in said it wns a fine  hit of glass."  .    ,  BO.OELCHES   ALDHUMAN FINNKGAN  gerated. lie insisted on speaking  - when there was no c'uestiou before the  house, and we had to fire a bullet close  to his ear to sit him down. It was a  mere tride���������something liable to happen  at any meeting.  A city marshal is -wanted at Given  dam Gulch to replace the one killed  last week, salary $12 per week, nnd  he will be expected to shoot straight  and shrtot iiuick; one without ti fain-,  ily to mourn his demise preferred.  One effect of advancing civilization  is to be witnessed in this gulch every  day. The number of men who now  drink alone Instead of calling up the  crowd is DO per cent more than a year  ago. It makes one's heart ache to  see ihe good old limes passing away.  Over at Lone Jack tbey set out to  hang a man last Sunday night, but.  of course, tliey bungled the afl...r and  he got away. Xo -wonder they can  hardly give real estate away in that  town nnd that enterprising citizens  are leaving it.  Wo understand that a horse was  stolen from Big Four ranch Inst Saturday evening by a one eyed man.  We also understand that the one eyed  man' was buried after getting five  miles away. He had bis sorrows, the  same as the rest of us, but Is now'  over with them.  In the crowd gathered at the dog  fight In front of tbe postoffice the other day we counted forty guns strapped  to the waists of as many Individuals.  Some, of the newspapers are saying  that patriotism ls dying out of the  country.   We don't think so.  This is our regular week for lying  about the circulation of the Kleker.  Its circulation has now reached the  2.000.000,000 mark, and to print it we  have to set up 500 presses In the open  air. How we pity those eastern newspaper liars! ., \  The Kicker's circulation in Japan Is  now 1.000,000 copies per week, and the  figures in Slam have grown to be  something startling. We atarted out  to make a newspaper for the whole  world, and we are doing it. We have  just sent out an agent to push the circulation in Egypt and shall look for  the best results.  It takes only one barrel of lard per  week to grease the machinery of the  greatest dally paper in America, while  it takes fifty-live to grease the machinery of the Kicker. The business  man who can't see where his advertising should be placed is a blind man.  We have over 40.000 acres of desert  land lying idle or producing nothing  but rattlesnakes and cactus, and any  one desiring to experiment with a co-  coanui farm or a poultry ranch will,  be given very favorable terms. Sites  given free for orphan asylums.  A Massachusetts paper charges us  with being an atheist. The charge is  without foundation. We were brought  up in, Sunday school ways, but out  west here you must depend on a gun  first and i'rovidence later on. Those  New Kngland people should come out  here and get a clear understanding of  the case.  Seasons of the Past  Irate    Guest���������-'"Look    here,   waiter,  what kind of a dinner was that you  ���������soived us?   Why, the wg.tables were  stale!"  Waiter    (bristling    up)��������� *'Yo'     am  wrong, sah.   1 served yo' wid all the  delicacies of do season."  Irate Guest���������"Which season?"  The Liver both causes and cures  Obstinate Constipation or Paralysis of  the Bowels.  When the Liver becomes torpid or  weak, then It cannot give up enough  Bile to move the Bowels.  ,"PruIt-a-tlVes"'acts directly on the  liver and makes the liver strong and  active.  By curing the liver, "Fruit-a-tives"  enables this important organ to give  off sufficient Bile to move the bowels  regularly ancl naturally, ancl thus cure  "Intestinal Paralysis."  "Fruit-a-tives" is made of fruit  juices and tonics and is undoubtedly  thc only medicine ever discovered that  will positively cure Constipation In  any form.  "Fruit-a-tives" Is sold by all dealers  at 50c a box, G for $2.50, or trial -box,  25c, or may be obtained from Fruit-a-  tives, Limited, Ottawa.  His Second Wind  Eufc Johnson was heard telling this  story: "Yessur, it sure was ah ghost  and I run some. De fust mile I made  in nuffen, den I burnt the wind for  two or free more, and den I sit down  on a rail fence to rest, and when I'd  'bout cot my breff 1 looked over my  shoulder and dere was date ghost  ngin, an' it said:  " 'We sure did run, Rufe, didn't  we?'     '  "And den I say: 'Yes, Mr. Ghost,  we sure did, but we didn't run nuffen  to what we's gwine to run.' "  Working Both Ends  "Madam," began tlie husky knight  of the road as he stopped by the roadside, "de lady in de next cottage says  I should loss up a penny to sec  whether she gives me a dinner or  not."'  "Well, what have I to do with  that?" asked the busy housewife.  "Nuttin' in particular, mum, only  I thought you'd give me de penny to  toss up."  Still  Knocking  Mrs. Stubh���������"John, this health  magazine states that more bachelors  take Turkish baths than married  men,"  Mr. Stuhb (smiling)���������"Well, that's  nothing extraoidiim.y, Maria. You  know, there aie lots of married men  wlio'e wives keep them in 'hot water'  all of thc time."  Proof  Roderick���������"He is a man with an unusually artistic temperament.'' ���������  Van Albert���������" In what way docs he  show it?"  Roderick���������"Why,, he' rescued nine  kittens from a burning stable."  Van .Albert���������"What of that?"  Rodeiisk���������"Why, doesn't the little  act show he was inteiested in the nine  mewses?"  Fainting   Also   Alarmed    Her-----'Now  Strength and Energy are Restored  by DR. CHASE!S NERVE FOOD  Pain is often a blessing in disguise.'  For when you suffer you get in earnest  about .a cure.   *���������        -       ������������������ ���������,  Many who are in a really, serious  condition from nervous exhaustion do  not-realize they are1 in danger because  they have no pain.  They 'are wc*.k and easily fatigued;  their digestive syslurn lacks the necessary vigor to digest food; appetite  is poor and interest in life seems to  wane. Some even have dizzy spells  and fainting spells, asjiad the writer  of this letter/ before''-realizing the  danger they are in.     . .-        '    -  To such heart failure or some form  if paralysis is liable to come at any  moment.  Why not take definite action today  so that restoration may begin at once.  ��������� You can get Dr. Chase's Nerve Food  at  almost any  store  where  medicine  is sold,  and  can be sure that every"  dose  brings you so  much nearer to  health and vigor. '  Mrs. Edwin Martin, Ayer's Cliff,  Que., writes: "Before. I began using  .Dr.'Gliase's Nerve Food, I vas'in a  terrible'condition, dizzy spells would  come over mc and I would fall to.the  floor. I could not so much as sweep  the lloor widiout fainting. My nervous system wa-i all run down.-'   < .���������  ."Doctors"failed to. help me so, I  turned to Dr. 'Chase's Nerve Food. I  soon felt that it was. a God-send to  mc because I could feel that it*was  restoring my system. I can now wash  and do tlie housework without difficulty and give all credit for the cure"  to Dr. .Chase's"Nerve Food."',    :_  The genuine Dr. Chase's Nerve Food  bears portrait and signature-of A. \V.  Cjiase,.M. D.," the .famous Receipt  Book",author, 50 cts. a box, .all dealers,, or.Edmanson, Bales & Co.,".Toronto. Write for free , copy.. of Dr.-  Chase's Recipes. - ���������   - .   '  RHEUMATISM     CURED  Friend���������"Why did you encourage  these woman's suffrage meetings?  Suivly you don't approve of them?"  Husband���������"Approve?   With   all niyi  hcitit!   I can come home as late as I  like now without finding   my wife at  home to ask questions."  Quickly stops coughs, enrcs colds, heals  tho   throat and  lungs. ���������   -   -  25 cents.  The prodigal son wrote tlie old man  as follows:���������  "1 got religion at a meeting the  other evening.   Send me $50."  But the old man replied, "Religion  is free.   You got the wrong kind,"  City Nephew���������Now, just look at 'this  ancient statue, uncle. It represents  a (Jreek athlete throwing the discus.  Uncle Ilardnpple��������� I'y c.acky! So  there were cats yowling in the alleys  even in them old days!���������Chicago  News.  Parliament is considering a bill  which requires lia.-'songor vessels  leaving British ports for voyages of  200 ii.iles or more to be equipped  with wireless telegraphy.  Minard's    Liniment   Cures   Dandruff.  We had forgotten to He about our  I'ditoriai sinIT and hasten to make  u'ood ii. om-e. It comprises 1.20O editors aixl reporters, and not one of  i hem receives less than SI Off per week  They consume 1.000 bottles of-champagne per day. .which Is the greatest  newspaper record in the known world  P.y sending in your advertisements  a year ahead you are sure of an insertion. We lake the advertisements  of all fakes and leave the fools to look  out for themselves.  One Mr. Johnson of Utah has gone  to the (rouble aud expense of buying a  |xjni.-il card and writing us to the effect that he will soon arrive in this  towu for the purpose of plunking ns.  .Mr. Johnson, come along; come aloug  and plunk us and let us plunk at  you. Bring your funeral espouses in  your hind pocket. Have your will  drawn. Overhaul your conscience and  make such reparation as you can.  Wheu you arrive in town, ,\lr. Johnson, dnu't lose time in calling. Delays are dangerous. Come in with a  gun In either hand and begin blazing  away aud leave the Introduction till  afterward. You will find us at home  nnd in our usual, good natured mood,  if we plunk you we pay (or your headstone. If you plunk us tbe sheriff will  give you ten miles the start  S ight Change  "Ah, my poor man," said tlie sympathetic lieu cwife a-: she handed out  a wedge of gooseberry pie, "tell mc  the story of your life "  "Ah, mum, it is a sad tale," responded Sandy Pikes as ho wiped  away a tear. "In me boyhood days I  used to he a steeplechase rider and  often made de water jump."  "And now, my poor man?"  "Why   de   water   makes   mc  jump.  Thanks for de pie, mum."  Professor .Harry Thurston .Peck, nt  a literary dinner in New York, discussed men af genius in his usu'il brilliant manner. Professor Peck's address began humorously. "There are.  he st-id, "many diffcr.-nt opinions as  lo the true definition of a genius, but  all autho'-ities agree that it is generally unsafe to lend the fellow  money."  George Tompkins, who wns called a  liar lu this column last week, dropped  in yesterday to have'a shot at us. but  when he got ready his gun failed to go  off. In our fatherly way Id such cases  we led him lo (he door and bade him  come some other day. There Is something lonely In the thought that a man  is a liar aud a failure at the same  time.  Jir. John Swan, who lately returned  A Successful Quest.  "Well. Bill, how did you come out  with tbe trust company?"  "Fine."  "They accepted your offer, did they?"  "Yep."  "What kind of a job did they give  you?" -       -  "Didn't give me any."  "Then how did they accept your  proposition?"  "I offered tliera the refusal of my  services, and they accepted it���������refused  em right off the handle."���������Harper's  Weekly.  Condition Precedent.  "The religion of some people is too  lenient." said Bishop Heslin in a recent address iu Nantucket.  "Some people suggest to me, in their  view of religion, a little girl whose  teacher said to her:  " "Mary, what must we do first before we can expect forgiveness for our  sins?'  " "We must sin first,' the little girl  answered."���������Nashville Banner.  Nature makes the cures  after all.  Now and then she gets  into a tight place and  needs helping out.  Things get started in  the wrong direction.  Something is needed to  check disease and start  the system in the right  direction toward health.  Scott's Emulsion of  Cod Liver Oil with hypo-  phosphites can do just  this.  It strengthens the  nerves, feeds famished tissues, and makes rich  blood.  IfOn SALS BY ALL, DKOaaiSTS  ."end 10c., niune of juiper and this sid. for imr  konutitiil SuTlngi Bunk and Child's Skutuh-Uook.  E&oh bss.nk eoutssiua a Good Luck Penny.'  SCOTT * BOWNE  126 Wellington Street, West       Toronto, Or>l  . A Pleasant Purgative.���������Parmelee's  Vegetable Pills are so compounded as  to operate on both the stomach and  the -bowels, so that thoy act along  tlie whole alimentary and excretory  passage. They are not drastic in  their work, but inild'y purgative, and  the pleasure of taki'ig them is only  equalled by the gratifying effect they  produce. Compounded only of vegetable substances the curative qualities of which are fully tested, they  afford relief without a chance of "injury.  Sunday Joy  Another Sunday's come ancl gone,  Time swiftly speeds away,  And other Sundays will be here,  For none of them can stay;  But one in seven is enough.  Tho dead, in crushed array  Strewn everywhere, show that it is  The auto's busy day.  New York Tribune.  Zam-Buk Will Give You Relief!  When you have any deep-seated  pain in the joints, the back, the wrists  or elsewhere, place a liberal supply of  Zam-Buk on the lingers or on the  palm of thc hand and" rub it in. The  punetiating power of litis ' embioca-  fion-bahn" is very great. It kills pain  and removes stiffness. Mrs. Frances  Wyatl, of 25 Guy Avenue, Montreal,  says: "I have' found Zam-Buk most  soothing and valuable in a very bad  case of rheumatism, and also for stiff-[  ness of joints and muscles. I suffeied  long ancl acutely from rheumatism,  and fried one liniment after another  in vain. I also took medicines internally, but it remained for Zam-Buk  to effect' a cure. 1' began applying  this balm whenever I fe'.t the aches  and pains of rheumatism coming on,  or felt any of the stiffness. The result' was truly wondrrful. Zam-Buk  seemed to penetrate to the very seat  of the pains, driving them completely  out,-and now ] am quite cured."  So many of the ordinary embrocations and liniments are imperfectly  prepared and not sufficiently refined  fo penetrate even the skin���������much less  the underlying muscles. Zam-Buk is  totally different. Zam-Buk is so refined, and its essences and juices are  so concentrated, that when rubbed in-  lo the muscles for rheumatism sciatica, spra'ir*, etc., its effects are  very quickly, felt.  If rubbed on to the chest and between the shoulders in cares of had  cold on the clie.-if, Zam-Buk will give  relief. .Apart from its u.-ie as an em-  brocnfio'i, Zam-Buk will be found- a  cure for all ordinary forms of skin  disease and injury. It cures.eczema,  rashes, ringworm, cnM sor.-s. ulcers,  .-.b-icesses, chapped hands, piles varicose veini. cut\ Inn ns, bruises,' etc.  All druggists and stores at 50c, or  post free from Zam-Buk Co., Toronto,  for price.   "Refuse harmful imitations.  Why   He  Wanted   More  A surhurban chemist had"~beeii advertising his patent inject powder far  nnd wide. One day a man .rushed  into his shop and s*.i;l excitedly:  "Give mo another lialf pound of.  your powder, quick, pkaie."  "Oh!" remark-id tlio chemist as he  proceeded to fill tho order, "I'm glad  you like the powder.   Good, isn't it."-"  "Yes," replied thc .customer: "I  have one cockroach very ill; if-1 give  him another half pound he'll die."  Fault of the Recipe  Mr. Eecentmarrie (who has plungcfl  a spoon into dish, preparatory to helping to the pudding)���������"Why, Mary, I  feel some hard, smooth,, round things  in the dish; 1 wonder what they can  bo."  Mrs. Kocentn.ai-rie���������"Why, they're  the eggs, John; there are six, just as  the recipe says."  In Boyville  The 'Goose���������"Honk, honk!"   ���������  Little  Johnny���������"I  say,  you  might  think you're an automobile, but you  ain't."���������Judge Library.  Minard's Liniment for sain everywhere  Millionaire (at a "cure" resort)���������See  here,' doctor,.! want to get thinner, my  wife wants * "lo, get fatter, iind my  daughter wants, to remain as. she.is.  Just arrange this, will, you? I've  plenty of money, don't care what it  costs. i ���������  Warts are. uns'ghtly blemishes, and  corns   are" painful   growths.    Hollo- -  way's Corn Cure will remove "them.'  Tailor  counts.  Customer���������When  him keep mine.  First Aid  I want a  man  to keep  ac-  you  get  him  A Thorough Pill.���������To clear the  stomach and bowels of impurities and  irritants is necessary when '.heir action is irregular. The pills that will  do this -work thoroughly arc Parmelee's Vegetabls- Pills, which are mild  in action hut mighty in results. They  purge painlessly and effectively, and  work a permanent cure. They can  be used without fear by tlie most delicately constituted, as there are no  painful effects preceding their gentle  operation.  When a young man arts as a girl's  escort for the first time she tries to  impress other girls with the idea that  she can marry him any time she  wants to.  quickly stops coughs,  cures colds, heals  the   throut und   lungs.  -   -   ���������   1*5 cents.  Frantic Foozler���������"Look here, if I  catch you grinning at me again I'll  knock your ugly head off with my  club!"  Equally Frantic Caddie���������"I don't  b'.'liove you could, unless you aimed  at sunimat else!"  More    medical     preparations     are  manufactured   in "Brazil  than  in   all'  the othcr^jjL^atin-Atnerican "'countries  combined., ,  CARTRIDGES  For Rifles, Revolvers and  Pistols  Winchester cartridges  in all  calibers  from  .22   to   .50,  shoot,  where you aim when the trigger'  is  pulled.    They   are. always  accurate,   reliable   and   uniform.  Shoot them and You'll Shoot Well.  Always Buy Winchesior Make.  THE RED  BRAND  %M*0f>e*H,  Minard's Liniment Relieves Neuralgia  A MOTHER'S ADVICE  TO OTHER MOTHERS  At the Desk.  Clerk���������Vou cannot pay your bill?  Cuest���������J cannot.  Clerk-What do you mean by taking  0 room if you haven't money enough to  pay for it?  (Juest���������I had money enough when I  took It. but 1 knew nothing about the  union rates for waiters, and I have,  since given one a tip.��������� New York  Press.  His One Good Trait.'  Jones���������Whenever I have to borrow  money I try to borrow it from a pessimist.  >  Hrown-Wby?  .lones-A pessimist never expects tc  get It buck.���������New Zealand Free Lance.  Moving Picture Ma*  cj1imic and  Maoic Lant-  eiin combined.  II you wish to  elvo your  friends an entertainment  that will make  them split their  sides fauj-liliig  at the comic  pictures get  one of these  machines.  They are the  limit. No more   dull   Hours.  With each uiachlue we give free films and  lantern slides with full directions so thnt  anyone can run It. Wo give It FREE  for selling*od1v 84.60 worth ot our GOLD  EMBOSSED POST CARDS. The very  latest -designs in Views, Holiday,  Comics, &c, at 6 for loo. Bond your name  and address plainly written and we will forward you a package of cards and our big pre-  mlumlUt, But don't delay, for wo give an  extra present for promptness. COBALT  GOLD PEN CO., Dept. 403  Toronto, Out/,  Mrs. Nicholas . Breau, Kogersvillc,  N.B., writes:���������"I can highly recommend Baby's Own Tablets to all  mothers whose little ones are constipated. I gave my little girl the Tablets and they regulated her bowels and  now she sleeps well, eats well, is fat  and good all the time. I am really delighted with the Tablets and I always  keep them in the house and'as soon  as my little girl becomes troubled or  feverish I give her the Tablets and she  is soon well again. Please send me  another box for they are the very  best medicine I know of for little  ones." The Tablets are sold under a  guarantee to contain nothing injurious  to even the youngest child. Sold at  25 cents a box hy all medicine dealers  or from The Dr. Williams' Medicine  Co., Brockville, Ont.  The American opinion of coffee as  understood in thc English home is not  high, ancl how the coffee of the English lodging-houses is esteemed may  he understood from the following traveller's- tale:  TI was his first morning in London  "apartments," and his landlady came  up with the breakfast. As she set  down his coffee-cup she opened a  dight conversation.  "Tt look-; like rain," she said.  "It does," agreed the American,  "and it doesn't even smell unlike it."  YOU DO NOT HAVE  TO WORRY ABOUT THE  POSTAGE OR EXPRESS  pTT A  p (T^'C'C!    ON ANY ARTICLE PURCHASED  *U-lJ./A.IV*OrIla    FROM  '/RYRIE'S"  ���������"K. We prepay all delivery charges, and if you  are not perfectly satisfied with your purchases,  you can return them at our expense and we  will cheerfully refund your money.  SEND FOR CATALOGUE "D"  ���������C A postal card will bring-you our 132 page catalogue, handsomely illustrated in colors, of Diamonds,  Jewelry, Silverware, China, Cut Glass, Leather and  Art Goods.  RYRIE BROS. LIMITED  Diamond  Merchants, Jewelers  and Silversmiths  134-136-138  YONGC  ST.  TORONTO  JAS. BTRIB. Prei.  HARRY RYRIE, Seo.-Trcat  :������*>'���������  JtND FOR THIi  W. N. U., No, 8I7.  A Career In Capsule.  There once was a. man from Mo.  Who sent grafters" to the grand Jo.  ���������'���������' By some he was praised.  As a prophet upraised.  And by some he was hated like tot  ���������     - ���������Washington Star.  Record Good.  "No. I couldn't marry any one with  n taint of Insanity."  "Well, that doesn't affect ine."  "Weren't you once pronounced Insane by a Jury?"  "Only for purposes of acquittal, dearest."  "Oh, Georger-Plilladeliibln Ledger.>  STEAMSHIP  PASSENGERS  ;'   to        ��������������������������������������������� .,;..'���������������������������  GREAT    BRITAIN,    SCANDINAVIA  AND  THE  CONTINENT.  EXCURSION   FARES  From Western Canada Daily  November   11 th to  December 3lst  5 months limit.  AGENCY FOR COOK'S TOURS  Write or call for ticket rates, reservations and full particulars.  A. E. DUFF,  General Agent, Passenger Dept.,  260 Portage. Ave.     -     -     "Winnipeg  He Took the Blame  August   Hermann,   the   now  grand  exalted ruler of the Elks, said at an  '���������"Iks' banquet in Detroit:  "The guilty man always gives himself n\vay, for, like the chap who  bought the 40-cent bathing suit, he  can't hide his guilty conscience.  "The chap I have in mind entered  the water at Atlantic City in a 40-  centsuit of blue flannel. As he  splashed about ho was joined by a girl  friend. The girl flashed her bright  eyes over- the tumbling expanse of  sea, and then/with a sigh of delight,  she said: ':' ''������������������.."  "'Isn't the water blue today?''  '"It's shameful!' said the man,  with a hot blush;: 'it's perfectly  shameful how this cheap bathing flannel runs!' "���������Washington Star.  Dobson���������-"Gheer up, old fellow, you  musfji't be so downcast because  Miss sTohnston turned you down."    .,  Hallums���������"Oh, that isn't what's  making nie feel downcast. J met Miss  Johnson today and she told mo sho  had changed her mind and that I  might have hope."  Dobson���������"Then why in the dickens  are you downcast?"  Hallums���������-"I've engaged mys?lf to  my second choice."  ...  I.   ,   '  : ���������������������������  A Natural  Question  Auntie���������Look,  Bobby I    that's   Ra-  mpsos mummy.  Bobby���������And what was  auntie?���������-Punch.  her   name  Concrete  >L  IS  ^*m&v  &&*  Best Material  ������������������from every standpoint���������where-  witfr to build things about thc farm. This recently-published  book, "What the Farmer Can Do With Concrete," will prove  to you the superiority and "in-the-long-run" economy of  ���������VGONGRETE" as a Building Material  You, as a progressive farmer, owe it to yourself to read this book before  you.attempt any further improvements.  The retail price of the book is 50 cents but we will send it, absolutely  free, to any farmer who will fill out and send to us the coupon below.  CANADA CEMENT COMPANY, Limited  51-00 National Bank Bnlldinit, Montreal  *������  You may send rru a copy of your book,  "What tho Fanner Con Do With Concrete."  Name  ,,,,    ,   Addreos    1^4.*iW's"7rf*i-,'"*i?sS Jij-a (i'?*'-t-T_''h's/ft-^'i,''*-Oii-J--^*^-ivJj1^        -Uta-l ~J&sA.VicJii* t^+j'Kf?'.",* tVlifSiTsii '&c^A������i~'5L<ty.!iEV������*ij!i������a -*jJri--*i-*/ ^SJ^ti  immmmmm, THE   LEDGE,   GREENWOOD,   BRITISH  COLUMBIA.  GOLD MINES OF IRELAND.  1795  Home knitting is quick and easy  ���������with'any -one of our 6 Family "Knitting  Machines. Socks and Stockings, Under-  ���������wear, Cays, Gloves, Mittens, etc.���������  Plain or Ribbed ��������� can be knitted ten  times as fast as bv hand, and for far less  than,they cost ready-made.  A child can work our machines.   Beside*  your own family work, you can make good  money knitting for others.   .  FKEE���������6 Illustrated Catalogues- K.L.M.N.O.P.  Agents wanted in every locality lor Type-  writers aud Home-money-maker knitting  machines.   Address  -     'CREELMAN  BROS. ������  ���������box^H GEORGETOWN, Ontario.  _ " Was ^Easy,  Old Daniel -Drew was at his house  on Union square one day when his  clerks sent up for the combination of  the safe which'they wanted to open.  Drew said it was "door." They sent  again, saying it was a five lett::r combination and they , couldn't make  "door" go. Finally Drew went down.  "When 1 took the thing in hand," he  said, "the safe opened as easy as any-  tning. I ;tuincd to them: "There,"  says I, "it opens *as easy as an old  sack.   Just 'd-o-a-r-e."  She Cured Her Husband  of- Drinking  Write Her Todayand She Will Tel!  You How You Can Do the Same  For over twenty years her husband was a hard  drinker.   He had tried in every way to stop but  could  not do so, but  nine years ago she stop-  f>ed hisdrinkinecntire-  y by using e simple  remedy which any one  can give secretly. Hundreds have freed their  homes from drink by  following her advice.  The method io easy and  sure. If you have a  dear one who drinks wo  earnestly advise you to  ���������write to her at once.  She makes no charge  for her help, (she asks  for no money and ac  cepts none) she onlj  asks that you are personally in tares ted in  saving one who drinks.  Bend your letter with confidence to bo* hums.  Hero is her address���������  ���������:    V  Mra. Margaret Andoraon,  '   ' "  ��������� Z Home Avenue,      HHIburn, Maw York.  ttote:   {Writs your full nam* and address plains'.*���������  ^ do not delay.)   -  DEAFNESS CANNOT BE CURED'  by local applications, as' they cannot  reach the diseased portion of the eai.  There is- only one way to*cure deafness, and that is by constitutional  remedies. Deafness is caused by an  inflamed condition of the mucous'lining "of the Eustachian ��������� Tube. When  this tube is inflamed ��������� you have a  itimblinp sound or imperfect hearing,  and when it is entirely closed, deafness is the lesult, and unless the inflammation can be taken out and this  tube restored to its norma] condition,  hearing will be destioyed forever;  nine cases out of ten are caused by  Catarrh, which is nothing but an inflamed condition-of the ^mucous surfaces.  We will give One Hundred Dollars  for any ease of Deafness (caused by  catarrh) that cannot be cured by  [fall's Catarrh Cure. Send for circulars, free.  F. J. CHENEY  & CO., Toledo, 0.  Sold by Druggists, 75c.   '   -  Take Hall's Family Pills vfor  constipation.  He  Only  Hollered  "Mother," said a'six-year-old hopeful, "isn't it funny that eveiybody  j calls little brother a bouncing .baby?"  "Why do you think .it'*- funny,  Willie?" replied his mother.f "Because  when I diopped him on the floor this  morning lie didn't bounce a bit; he  only hollered."  Am win tell yon how to Free  your Bona from Drink,   ,  Home  DYE3NQ  Ib lh������ vtmf to .  Save ffionoy  ���������nd  Press Well  *   Tit It I  Simple, as Wattling  with  JUST THINK OF IT I  Dree Wool, Colton, Silk or Mind Goods Perfectly  with the SAME Of- No chance of snlslak-sl. Fist  (ns) Beautiful Colors 18 cants, (Mra roof r>rugsji������t or  Dealer. Send lor Color Card and STORY Booklet. ft  Tfce Johneon-Rlchardsoa Co.. Urn'test,  Montreal.  FI  This elegant -watch,  stem wind and set, fancy  engraved Jolid Bilvbk  cases,  Yl'LlX OlMBAI*.  thud, will bo sent yon  FKEE if you sell only  83.C0 wcilh of our beautf.  fully colm ed and embossed post cards at 6 for 10c.  Tlicno aro the very latest  designs la Views, Floral,  Holiday, Comics,  &e.    Tlio  swiftest sellers.   Just sbow  them and take In tho money.  Sfnd your nnmo und addres",  plainly written, and we will  forward you a package of  cards and our blft premium  list.  Don't delay, for wc give  tills extia present forpiompt-  iie������s. . . .  C015ALT GOLD PEN CO.,  Dept.   3Q. Toionto, Ont  anickly stops coughs, cures colds, heals  Oie  throat and lungs. ������   ���������   ���������  25 centa.  Small Boy (applying for situation)���������  What kind of a boy do you want?  ' Merchant���������A nice quiet boy, that  doesn't use bad woid?, smoke cigarettes, whistle round thc office, play  tricks* or get into mischief.  Small Boy���������You don't want no boy;  you want a girl.  In the treatment of summer complaints, the most effective remedy  that can be used is Dr. J. D. Kellogg's  Dysentery Cordial. It is a standard  piep.iralion and many people employ  it in prefeicnce to other preparation's.  It is a highly concentrated medicine  and its sedative and curative qualities are beyond question. It has been  a popular medicine for many years  and thousands can attest its superior qualities in overcoming dysentciy  and kindred complaints.  One on the Captain  An old lady who had been leaning  over the rail to watch the passengers  as they came up the gangplank suddenly approached the Captain.  "Please tell me, sir," she asked  timidly, "what time the boat starts.  County Wicklow Had a-Rush In  But Government Took It.  Ireland is certainly not the "poor  distressful .ccuntry'' some people w-jiild  like one to believe. The fact that it  possesses gold mines (although the>  are not worked to-day) is proof to the  contrary. The mines are situated hi  Wicklow. According to tradition, the  Wicklow gold mines were hrst discovered- by a poor schoolmaster. One  clay, while lisning m one of the  ���������streams wnich descend from the Cro  gnan Mountains, he picked up a piece  of shining metal. Ascertaining thit  it was gold, he gradually enucned  niniseif by searching the various  otiearns in the neighborhood aid disposing of what he tound to n Dublin  goldsmith. He kept the secret to hitn-  :-elf for twenty years, but having mar-  lied, he told "his wife,* and she, believing that he was mad, told her re  latives, who soon made it public  O'Keefe has founded au amusing  laice upon the incident.  When the stoiy ot the gold mine  became public, about the close of 1795,  the usual "rush" occurred. Thousands  of every age and sex hurried to the  spot. -From the laborer who could  wield a spade to the child who scraped the surface .of the rock .with a  lusty nail, all eagerly searched for  gold. The rich ana fanciful imagination .of the Irish conjured, up visions  of inexhaustible wealth.- On the no'rtn  side of Wicklow County sparkled the  Valley of Diamonds, and on the soutn  the lofty Croghan was to tbem'as the  ti olden Mountain.  De Latocnaye, a French "emigrant,  who published an account ot his  travels in Ireland, visited the Wick  low gold mines snortly after the Government had placed a guard upon the  ground. He writes: "1 was oftni,  obliged to ask the way, and my demands excited tne cuiiosity ot the  peasants; they quitted their work be  tore they answeied me, asked me  some question in their turn, wanted  to know if the mine would be soon  worked, if the Government had sent  me there, and a thousand, things ol  the same nature. They soon began  to tell me of a person who sent hi.-  children there on a Sunday morning  after it had rained, and that tiie.v  broughi, back gold to ��������� the value ol  twenty guineas."  During the interval between the pub  lication of the circumstance and  the  Government taking possession of the  mine���������a   period  of   two   months���������up  wards of 2,500 ounces of gold was col  leeted by the peasantry, chiefly from  the mud and   sand   of   Balhnvalley  stream, and   disposed   of   for   almost  'i'50,000.    This  sum  greatly  exceed.jn  the produce of the mine under Gov  eminent     opci aliens,     which     onlj  amounted to little more than $17,5Uu  The gold was found  in pieces of ah  sizes, fiom the smallest paitiele to n  mass   of   twenty-two   ounces,   whic'i  sold for about eighty guineas.   A cast  of it, gilt, was deposited in the mu  seum of Trinity College, Dublin.    So  pure was'the gold generally found that  it was the custom of the Dublin gold-^  smiths to put gold coin into the op  posite scale to it, and to give weight  lor weight.  Sports   In  England.  A diversion little followed in America now. but"which still holds its own  in England, is the walking or bicycl  ing tour. England is not a countr*  given to sudden crazes in the matter  of sports. There are reasons, of course  in which some game like ping-pong or  diabolo carries everything before it  for the moment and is then as sud  clenly diopped. But, on the whole, a  sport that has once become popular  in Engiand temams so. Bicycling l.  a ca^c in point.  More cycles are being sold in England than ever They are not perhaps  as fashionable as they once were, unJ  the days when cycling in Battersea  Park competed With riding in Rotten  Row have long gone by. But as the  vehicle of the masses the cycle sti'l  predominates, and the whole country  is a network of cycling clubs whoa-.'  members organize successive tours of  a fortnight or three weeks throughout  the summer months.  The English again have always been  great  pedestrians,  and   many    thou  i sands of them devote their vacation  It starts, Maclam, when I give "the i to  trumping  the  Welsh   hills or  the  | "It was in the latter end of the  year 190S that a nasty itch camo  through my skin, and I scratched it  until I tore the flesh. I tried several  ointments to no effect. I went to a  skin hospital. They advised me to  go to the Hospital, but I refused. I oould not sleep with tho  constaut itch. I was that way until  on o * about the month of January.  One Jay I chanced to see in the papers  d ca������ like mine, but I gave it no  creojnce. At last I said, ' I will ti y  th( Cuticura Remedies.' With the  fir*; wash and Cuticura Ointment 1  u^jd, I found their effects. I got  one box of the Ointment more, and  in less than one week the skin was all  right, and left no traces after it. I  have not had a return of tho same  since, and I shall always praise tho  Cuticura "Remedies as beinir the  means of nvy~cure.''  (Signed) John- Ttbrell,  04, Scotland Road, Liverpool.  , In a further letter Mr. Tyrrell adds:  "The first appearance of my skin  eczema was a burning itch which I  tore and left my body, legs and arms  one mass of sores. It roused sleepless nights, but now I can sleep as  well as ever."  (uticitra.  5oap and Ointment  are sold by druggists everywhere. Potter Drug  <% C'hem. Corp.,'-Solo Props, Boston, Miss.  Mailed tree, Cuticura Bool: on akin dlscu-KM  No Children Allowed  "Have you any children?" demanded  thp landlord.  "ifes," replied the would-be tenant  soleinly, "six���������all in the cemetery."  "Better there than here," said the  landloid consolingly; and proceeded  to execute-the desired lease.  In due time the children returnd  from the cemcteiy, whither they had  been sent to play.  Anniversary of Birth  of Dr. Johnson  The two hundred and first anniversary of the birth of Dr. Samuel Johnson has just been celebrated in his  native city of Litchfield. Among the  state proceedings the principal feature  was the inauguration of a Johnson  society, which aims at aggravating the  inteiest in the doctoi's life and works.  At a supper of Johnsonian fare,  Oscar ,Bi owning expressed a hope that  it would be found possible to secure  the house in Gough Square, where  Johnson lived, as a national memorial.  Theie aie two facts, however, that  prove the absurdity of the suggestion\  Firstly, London is, to use Londonese,  "fed up" with Johnsonian memorials;  the neighborhood of Fleet street fairly  shrieks of Johnson. There is the  statue of Johnson, the Johnson's .pew  in St. Clement Danes, Johnson's court,  Johnson's walk, busides the inscriptions on. the many houses where he  lived. Secondly, the house in Gough  square is a mere shell, with no interior features of intere->t, excepte the  memory that the famous dictionaiy  was compiled in the gairet. It would  take a small fortune to ' make the  house visitable, a fortune that any  unprejudiced literary body could expend in a hundred better ways.  What May Be Expected  It was in 1920.  "Oh, pa," exclaimed thc little lad,  breathless with excitement, "guess  what has happened?"  "What, my son?" asked pa, as he  read a wireless from Europe.  -"Why, you know our automatic cook  ���������the one you bought in the hardwaie  store?"  "Think I should know her. I was  just about to call and tell her to prc-  paie my condensed eggs and coffee  capsules."  "Well, you needn't,-.She's gone."  "Gone?   Left without notice "  "Worse than that, pa. The. automatic iceman came in and hugged her  so tightly he broke all the steel  springs she was composed of and she  fell to pieces. Ma raked her up and  is going to sell her to the junk man."  Pining for the good old days of  human cooks, the business man of 1920  left for his office.  The   Money  Spinning   Merino  Thc merino sheep is Australia's best  asset. A repott recently issued by^the  government statistician for Queensland shows the estimated number of  sheep in the state at the present time  at 20,040,000. This is an increase of  nearly 2,000,000 over the previous year.  The amount of wool produced in 1909  was 129,069,298 pounds, in inciease of  19,000,000 pounds.  A -Tough Bird  Squirrel���������"Don't you feel rather nervous as Thanksgiving Day draws  near?"  Old Gobbler���������"Not a bit. The knife  has not been made that will carve  me."  Minard's Liniment Co., Limited.  Gents,���������A customer of ours cured a  very bad case of distemper in a valuable horse by the use of MINARD'S  LINIMENT.  Yours truly,  VILANDIE FRERES.  When They Do  Miss A���������Men always guess me to xbe  younger than I am.  MLs 13���������That's after they've htaid  you talk.  woid," was the haughty reply  "Oh, indeed! I thought it started  when the engineer pulled the lever.  Thank you veiy much."  Circumstantial  Evidence  Torn���������Are you sure Howard .is en-  gaged-to Miss-Hardca=!h?"   '  Jack���������Well, I see his tailor has let  him have um-tlier suit of clothes.  The Oil for the Athlete.���������In rubbing  down, the athlete can find nothing  finer than Dr. Thomas' Eclectric Oil.  It renders the muscles and -sinews  pliable, takes the soreness*" out of  them, and strengthens them for  strains that may be put upon them.  It stands pre-eminent for this purpose,  and athletes who for years have been  using it can'testify to its value as a  lubneant. - '  A close record will be kept of an  equal number of blonde and biunette  soldiers in. the Phillipines for the use  of an army board that is studying  tiopical diseases..  Mother Graves' Worm Exterminator will drive worms fiom the system  without injuiy to the child, because  its action, while fully elfectivc, is  mild.  Dick���������"Yes, after she had consumed  the third plate of ice cieam she said  her love for the young man that was  treating her could ho no longer concealed."  Dolly���������"Three platrs of ice cicnin?  H'ml I should think it would have  been congealed,"  Quickly steps coughs, cures colds, heal*  the throat and  lungs. -   -   *  25 cento.  Russia leads tlie way in planting  forests and America in devastating  them.  Your Druggist Will Tell You  Murine Eye Remedy relieves Sere  Eyes, Strengthens Weak Eyes,  Doesn't Smart, Soothes Eye Pain,  and 3ells for 50c. Try Murine in  Your Eyes and in Baby's Eyes for  Scaly Eyelids and Granulation. 1  Forty-eight hours' work is considered u week's duty for a railway guard  in South Australia.  We guarantee the  perfect Qualify and  absolute purity of  tiie tobaccos used in  the manufacture of  lake district or Devonshire or some  ! other of the almost countless regions  that in England offer one a combina  tion of faultless roads, beautiful scenery, and historic associations. Touring by caravan is not so popular a  pastime, but is still not uncommon,  and those who once take to it declare  that it knocks all other forms of holi  day making on the head. And besides  all this there are the joys^ of motoring for those who can afford them,  while even a tenth-rate resort boasts  of its golf links, its tennis courts, and  it*, cricket club.  A Great Player.  Sir Walter Parratt had an extraordinary memory. Some eight or ten  men were assembled one evening in  one of the lodges attached to St. Michael's College, Tenbury. Sir Walter  Parratt and Herr von Hoist played  in, turn upon the piano such music  as was asked for. This went on for  some time until at last the chessboard  was brought out. Sir Walter then proposed to play two men at chess in  consultation, still remaining at the  piano and playing from memory what  was demanded cither from Bach, Beethoven, Mozart, Chopin or Mendelssohn. Without even a glance at tho  chessboard ho won the game in an  hour.���������-London Globe.  Old Pippin's View���������The woman who  swims well can tell when the water is  fine, wheie it is, its depth and tem-  peniture���������socially,  etc.  WHOLE COUNTY IS  *    RINGING WITH IT  WONDERFUL CURE  OF RHEUMATISM  BY  DODD'S  KIDNEY  PILLS  Royal Diana's Book of Adventure.  Tliu Queen of Portugal's sister, the  loveiy aud adventurous Duchess  d'Aesta, has in the press an English  volume describins* her recent big game  hunting expedition in the Congo  regions.  The duchess spent nearly a year in  tlie wilds, accompanied only by a  maid and a nigger servant. Sho returned to Italy a few weeks ago with  twenty big cases of trophies of tho  chase and many cinematograph pictures of \'ilJ beusts in their nntiv?  haunts. Her book will be a revelation  of woman intrepidity, and will cer  tninly create an enormous amount oJ  interest in royal circles.  Mrs. Hutchins, of Dunham, Que.,  Could Not Walk Across the Room  ���������Story of Her Speedy and Com-  plete^Cure.  Dunham, Que. (Special).���������Missis-  quoi County is ringing with the story  of Mrs. G. M. Hutchins, who after  suffering from Rheumatism, Lumbago  and Neuralgia, is again a strong,  heai ty woman. In an interview, Mrs.  Hutchins says:  "I was affected with Rheumatism,  Neuralgia and Lumbago. My limbs  would swell; my muscles would  cramp; I was nervous and had"a  heavy dragging pain across the loin-*.  "I 'could not evi-n walk across the  room. Then I started to take Dodd's  Kidney Pills, and after taking six  boxes found myself in the best ofi  health���������as well as ever 1 was in my  life."  Mi"*. Hutchi'is' t oubL's were all  cnu-,ed by Kidney Disease. That's  why Dodd's Kidney Pills cured them  so completely and quickly. Dodd's  Kidney Pills cure only Kidney Disease, but tin'}' are a sure cure for any  foun of it fiom Backache to Blight's  Disea-u.  He Made a Hit  Rinkly���������"My gracious, old man, you  ire all biin<*eJ ud "  Crankloii'h���������"You have hit it."  Hinkh���������"Wh-.t did you do���������dispute  the right of way with an automobile?"  Cn.nkli'igh���������"No. Took a drop too  much."  Biakly���������"Why, I didn't know you  drink "  Crimkle-g'i���������"I don't. The drop I  look was from an a'-ioplane twenty  feet from thc ground."  Why He  Married Elsewhere  Seymour���������"Why   wasn't      Merlach  married in his own town?"  Ashley���������"Because every minister in  his own town refused to peifjrm the  ceremony.   They all knew   Merlach's  reputation."  Seymour���������"Ilia reputation?"  Ashley���������"Yes, he has thc reputation  of never paying his debts."  "That," said Blinkers, as ho gnped  in ii'tonishment at his wife's new hat,  "is thc biggest thing I ever flaw."  "Oh, that's nothing," rejoined Mrs,  B. "Just wait till you get tho bill for  it."  Send for free sample to Dent. N.U., Na-  tional Drug & Chemical Co., Toronto.  CAUSE AND CURE  OF RHEUMATISM  Dae to Impurities in the Blood  -Cured by Dr. Williams'  PinK Pills.  The most noticeable and immediate  result of -rheumatism is a marked  thinning of the blood, and in no disease does it develop more rapidly.  Not only does the blood become weak  but it is sooii filled with impurities,  which the different organs of the body  have been unable to throw off. One  of the most harmful of these impurities is uric acid, which is formed from  the waste products of the body. In  health it is readily passed off by the  kidneys with the help of oxygen fiom  the red corpuscles of the blood.  Without oxygen the kidneys are unable to rid the system of this acid and  it is retained in the blood and dis-  tiibuttd to all parts of the body. The  weak back, pains across the kidneys  and thin scanty, highly coloied secre  tions, which follow, show that thc  acid is already m thc blood and often  leads the sufferer to think he has kidney trouble. If. the disea e is not  driven out of the blood, rheumatism  can never be cured, and the sufferer  will always be subject to attacks,  whenever exposed to damp or cold  With each returning attack the pain  becomes more severe and complica  tions often arise making necessary the  use of habit forming drugs to relieve  pain. * ,   ���������  It is readily seen that the only way  to cure rheumatism is through the  blood. Dr. Williams' Pink Pills afford  such a trcal.'.ient as they contain all  thc elements necessary to build up  and purify the blood. They increase  its oxygen cair}i:ig capacity enabling  the kiilncys to pass the uric acid  from the body and the other organs  to do their work. Thus rheumatism  is reached at its root and permanently cured. Dr. Williams' Pink Pills  are absolutely free from all habit-  forming drugs, and are not an experiment as the'following case will show:  ���������Mr. W. Stulley Lewis, Pilot Mound,  Man., says:���������"I am a firm b liever in  Dr. Williams'-Pink Pills and always  keep some hy me in case of need. A  few years ago while teaching school I  suffeied so much with rheumatism in  my arms and shoulders that I had the  greatct dilliculty in writing on the  blackboard, and after trying a number  of remsdi"s without benefit, I was almost in despair, and felt inclined to  abandon teachin<r. But one day I  huppenedto pick up one of Dr. Williams' almanacs, and read of the cure  of a number of severe cases of rheumatism through the use of Dr. Williams' Pink Pills. This decided me  to give the Pills a trial, and I had  only" taken them a few weeks when I  felt much better. In the course of a  few weeks more the pains and stiffness  had all l-*ft me, and I had no more  dificulty in doing my work. I cannot  say enough in praise of Dr. Williams'  Pink Pills for they and they alone  cured me of my rheumatism."  Sold by all medicine dealers or by  mail nt 50 cents a box, or six boxes for  $2.50 f.om Tho Dr. Williams' Medicine Co., Brockville, Ont.  Politics in the Pulpit  Thc Rev. . C. Silvester Home, nt  Whitefield's Tabernacle, London, recently referred to the sugge ted rating of the tabernacle on the ground  that it was used for po'it'cal propaganda, sitva the London Mail. Justice  and freedom, ho seid, were every  man's business. The day would  cimp when it would be thought ns  dishonorable to draw div'de'ids out of  slum property a*ul sweated industries  as John Brown thought it to bo to  drnw money out of the system of  shivery. Some people said the  chin-chef* ought not to talk about the  tracedy of tho land question. Ho  maintained that it was thc church's  task, and ns far as he was concerned  that platform in tho heart of London  wrs going to remain an absolutely  free platfoym.  KIPLING AS A SCHOOLBOY.. .  ��������� S.    I SMI   l-teresting Recollections of a "Queer  .     ���������    Little Undersized Lad."  Schoolboy memories of a queer littla  lad who afterwards was Rudyard Kipling were .told in Chicago the other  day by Capt. Arthur St. John, retired  oflicer of the English army, world  traveler, and leader in the movement  to reform English-prisons. Capt. St.  John is in the United States as a dele  gate from England to the International Prison Congress in Washington.  "It was in 1878 or 187S that I first  remember Kipling," said St. John. "I  was then in the upper forms of the  United Service school. Westward Ho  which is on the north Devon coast. A  queer little under-sized lad he war*  then, perhaps 1.3 years old. -1 remember him distinctly and knew him as-  well as an older boy in a large school  usually Itnows his juniors. Kipling -i  fondness for long words made him  noticeable. The older boys knew him'  as the 'little fellow who knew tin*  meaning of long words.' He would  give little information - if you asked  him what the words meant; he'was  afraid of being jollied. For all that,  he was not a chap who could care for  his own rights very well.  "I remember paiticularly that the  older boys would order the lad to eat  worms .or dirt or something as deli  cate. He would pretend to obey and  would "go through the form of eatin!*  the worm assigned to him. I don't  know whether he did it or not. We  older boys know h'm also as *the little  fellow who would eat' worms.' For all  his apparent yielding I never felt that  the subserviency went very deep. He  .vould apparently yield because he was  unable to do otherwise. We.felt, however, that below the surface his spirit  was his own. ' ���������  "Of course,-he-was never good .at-  any form of athletics. Although Westward Ho is situated on the ocean,' s  do not remember that Kipling wi*  ever a good swimmer. He was under-  'sized aud too near-sighted for t'u  sports. His story 'Stalky and Co.' wa-  ivritten about Westward Ho. Of course  the story is not a correct portray ii  of the school life. There used to be  a story that Kipling dared not meet  his ' schoolmates    after    writing    the  story- ���������,   t '-_  ��������� "The same things are said of hi-*  Anglo-Indian stories. I was bom in  Jolander in the Punjah region, and  'ater served with- my regiment. in  India, among other places. The offi  cers attached to the Indian service  resented the life which Indian "officers  lead in the stories The whisky and  women features I refer to. Still, all  vho know Indian life know that he in  tc-rpreted the Indian character, well,  and most Engliih officers are fond oi  the straight Indian stories.  ROYAL PALACI FOR IRELAND.  King George Said to Be Contemplat-  .ing Such a Move.  Since the coming of'King George  to the throne the rumors about the  establishment of a royal residence in  Ireland have been revived and this  time I am informed it is more than  likely^ that they will be verified, says  a London* correspondent.  It is known that when he was  Prince ot Wales the present King was  greatly taken with an estate in- the  north that was coming into the market,, and instructed an agent to acquire it for him. The matter came to  the ears of the then lord lieutenant,  who immediately- protested to King  Edward that his position, never a  pleasant one, would become absolutely untenable if the prince established  a residence in Irelanc". The King  saw, the justice of the complaint and  ordered his son to drop the negotiations.  Now that George is king he is free  to follow his own inclinations in the  mattet and of course there could be  no trouble of the sort feared before.  As king he could spend little time in  Ireland and when he was, there of  course the viceroy would have to take  a back seat if he did not efface himself altogether. When the real king  was in Ireland 'here would be no use  for a vice-king.  I am told that he is now after a  fine estate in the south which  abounds in game and that the owners  are more than willing to sell.  The politicians see in this rumor  confirmation of the report that the  offer to Ireland of self-government in  some form will be the outcome of  the conference on the powers ,of the  House of Lords which is still going  on. The King is known to favor this  course strongly and to be desirous  that his zeign should be thus signalized. I am told that not very long  ago, when he was discussing the fact  that he would be unable to carry out  the engagement he made as Prince of  Wales to open the first Pailiament of  United South Africa, he declared that  he would have no, regrets on this  score it he were enabled* to'open the  first Irish Parliament in College  Green in person.     ' ..  '    Football.  The King has evidently taken a.  fancy to tne Association game, wliL'u  he had not seen prior to his visit to  the England v. Scotland International  at the Crystal Palace, and there is just  a possibility that he may attend the  Cup Final this season. His visit to  the "Soccer" International was mad*?  in response to the representations of  an ordinniy correspondent, who pointed out that "Soccer" followers would  be delighted if he were to honor a  representative match with his presence.  In his younger days, the Kin*? played football a good deal, and he ha3  gone out of his way to encourage his  sons' intere.it in the game. Still, he  is fonder, pe-'haps, of cricket) to which .  he was very devoted at school and  college.  Why Bixby Doesn't Go.  "Bixby sent 'the minister ten reasons for not going to church, but ho  left out thc- main one."  "What is that?"  "He stays away because his wife  doesn't make him go."  A Hop 51 ess Caie.  Winks���������Jinks never sees thc point  of a joke. Blinks���������No; he is usually  the butt of it.  V"-V*;^^;^-;^4^'S  . ��������� ���������     .,   ,s -; ,"-    <���������>i< x,'Hv,MM.  ^ , m   . /T7.^/r/^ fJZ/<,r.>'-;,iv���������'bi'.  '   '"���������*���������*������������������'��������� "���������������������������;- *$'%%$&  ta5iffligi*--E8iatp=^^  CATARRH OF THE KIDNEYS'  FULLY RECOVERED"  y- J������%*  ��������� ���������>*- *.',.  .*  .���������.*-  'Mrs. Maria1 Oongoll, Mayor, Minn,,  ivntos tho following:  "I must Inform you that I recovered  my health nfter using your valuable  medicine, Pernna.  "I had suffered -with catarrh of tho  kidneys and bowels, but now I am  much bettor and feel real strong."  *- - '  Too Realistic  Women who wear birds on their  headgear are confronted with a new  danger. A Des Moines woman whose  hut was adorned with a lifelike chan-  tecler was attacked by a cat which  jumped at t'le ruler of tin? roost and  rnussi'il up its plumage. It, mny be  found necessary to protect the birds  with a barbette of hat pins.���������Vancouver Province.  A New York inventor has brought  out an advertising clock that utilizes  a.phonograph to attract the attention  of passers-by to a series ol cards  which are rotated.  His Prescription    '     -'i-r  "Doctor, my wife has lost her voice.  What can I do about it?".,, u       ,, * ,-'  "Tiy getting-home late some night."  Minard's  Liniment Cures Burns,  Etc.  The total frontage of Greater New  York upon the water is -144.80 miles.  Of this, 125.10 miles is available for  shipping.  DR. MORSE'S ������������������r-.  INDIAN     ROOT   . PILLS  owe their singular effectiveness in  curing .Rheumatism, Lumbago 'and ,.  Sciatica to their power of.stimula-    ,  ting and strengthening   the  "kid-,  neys.   They enable these organs te ��������� i  thoroughly  filter  fiom   the   blood  the unc acid (the product of-waste   *-  matter) which gets into the joints   ,  and   muscles   and   cause's   these- ^/  painful diseases.   Over half a cen-,- ;v  tuiy of  constant use has  proved -***.  conclusively that Dr. Morse's, In-'";  dian Root Pills strengthen/'weak - "\  kidneys nnd '   "    '"*   ���������,,.-..  *��������� if i  - ���������}*  CURE RHEUMATISM  DR. WINTERS  'Cures Men and Women. ��������� Write  him. His valuable advice .'will  cost you nothing. .  BOX 215.       NEW YORK  CITY.  REST AHD HEALTH TO MOTHER O CHILD: ��������� ���������-',,  Mrs. WiN8LOW'������ Soothing Syrup has teen ���������  jsed for over SIXTY YEARS by MII.UONS ol -  MOTHERS   for   their   CHILDREN    WHILB  TEETHING, with   PERFECT  SUCCESS.     It   .  SOOTHES the CHILD, SOETENS the GUMS,  ALLAYS all PAIN   CURES WIND COLIC, and   .  ie the best remedy for DIARRHCEA.    It Is ������o  jolutely harmless.   Be sure and ask for " Mrs*. ,  Wmslow's Soothing Syrup," and take no other  kind.   Twenty-five cents a bottle. .*.,-,.,..-,  Awarded First Prize at World's Exposition on its Work'and'Methods���������-  Catalogue Free.   Address. . .    -  WINNIPEG BUSINESS COLLEGE.  Cor. Portage Ave & Fort St, Winnipeg  Shoe Boils, Capped  Hock, Bursitis*  are hard ScTcure, yet  wlllromnvs them and leave do blemish. Does not bllnt-jr or remove1  the hnlr. Ciiree any imfl or swelling. Horn* e������n  be worked. 12 00 per bottle,delivered.Book 6 D freo.  ABSOKBINE. JR., (mankind, $1.00 bottle.)  For Bulla, liiuisna, Old Sorea, Sirelll-igs. Goitre,  Varicose Velni, Varicosities. Allays Pain.  W. I-, YOUNG, P. D. F., 137Temnle St., Springfield, Mass,"  I.T9AKS, Mil., sTlcitlr������l, fanasllasi a-trnls.    -_.  Also fiirnl.hi-sl br MARTIN DOLE It M\.\*.E 10., IVInnlpes;! -  THE X1TIONAI, Ullld * I'llK'HCAI. CO., nisnilprg * Cab  pu-jri sud UE.M>������ll90*l BUOb. CO., UsL, Yswesiunr. <  -  -V   .U I  Th3 'ic*!* prcmlumi nnd th** test values  evero Tcred. Gold and h.iver"Wa1'*'--'''-<������������������*���������������  SetKii'gsaud Hroocl-.es. UuRhu-r-prsjsluC1.";'  Movl.it* Picture Machines, Finely uecorats-a  Tea bets a*: I ninny other piemliiiris i������1vcd  FREE for selling our niBUcLiiS l-iio Km-  bowed Picture Post Cardi. The very latent  designs In Views. Birthday, Floral, Holiday.  Comics, &c, at(3 for 10c -Sell $3.00 worth and  win one of these Cno premiums. You can  sell Uium in an hour or two, but don't delay,  for wo elve an extra premium for promptness, write to-day and we will send yon a  package and our big premium list . Come  with tfie crowds and get the bestpremiums  offered Write your name and address very  plainly. COBALT GOLD PEN CO. -  Dept. 0   . Toronto, Ont  '<>  Cores Sprang Tendon,  Collar and Saddle Galls  334 mnltnha An., Wlnnl-x-r,  Octotserlltb. 190).  "I kavs -K-.1 Tour Sparln Cure on a Bpr-mj  Tendon with s-ood '""<��������� ������'"1 I c"a recommend It  for Collar and Saddle Gills.*' J. 11. Ilatlelt.  Spavin Cure  h a ble-ilns; tu farmer* and ntnckfnon. In the nasi  40 rears, KeniU'l ��������� Si avln Cure has literal!)- aared  mslliona or dollara for Iioim owners.  It la tlie one re-nod)' tlsal caa alurari ba dcr-emled  upsm to ali-sollit-sljr < nre Spavin, Rlnf-tx-tie, Curb,  Bnllnt, 8������ rl'.lii���������ss and Um-nr*������.  Kovsr li'iliitsra, is*ars or turna tbe balr wall*.  Al Ksjod fur man aa fssr l-raat.  Keep Kendall's alwaya hansir, <1.' a bottle���������  8 for 15. "A hen toii bur at your ttoaliT's, eel copjr  of our book "A Treatise Ou The Horae"���������It'a free  ���������or write ua ".  DR. B. J. KIIIDAIX CO., Cnatibiira Falls, Tt  W. N. U., No. 817. If;  Hi-  g.  l^^^^^M^m  BWIlHriBB  ���������MmB���������  ���������������������������  -  7_"     -7- ������������������*-,,--r-^|,.|-tir������iis j. ������.*..i**i*s-i.  - ���������   "  -1 Tf      "    '1     '   '         .   ' 1 -  '/'-'. y  -  11 <  1.  i. ���������  'if;  '.'��������� / ',"���������[- ���������  j"*"          s.  HIE    LI-DfiE,    GREENWOOD,    BRITISH    COLUMBIA  Eholt, B. C.  ��������� COMFOBTABL  HOSTELRY  John   ]WeI*veliat*  Proprietor.  GREENWOOD CITY WATERWORKS  CO.  J.  R. CAMERON  Leading Tailor c>f tiio Kootenays.  KASLO,     B.   C.  Mountaineer and Kootenay Standard ������. igars.    Made by  J. C. THELIN & Co., NELSON.  nelson, B. 0.  GEO. P. WELLS, rroprlotor.  First-class in everything-.  Steam heat, electric light,  private baths. Telephone  in every room. First-class  bar and barber shop.  'Bus meets all trains.  Take your Repairs to  A. D. MORRISON, GRAND FORKS  THE LEADING JEWELER  of the Boundary District  CITY  0^1  PHOENIX $  The nearest hotel to the ^  Granby mines. One of the ^5  largest dining rooms in the (KS  city. The bar is replete Qtf  with nerve bracers of all *Vg  kinds, and the most fra- *Sg  grant cigars. Drop up ancl ^*������  see me.  A. 0. JOHNSON  PROPRIETOR. s\C?   M  KNOB HILL HOTEL,  PHOENIX.  Provides pleasant rooms and substantial meals for the public. The  bar is replete with beverages that  please and satisfy any kind of  thirst. CHARLES HAGAN.  OUEEN'S   HOTEL,  PHOENIX,     B.   O.  The Newest and Largest Hotel in  the City.    Everything neat, clean  and comfortable.     Steam heat and  electric light.   Meals and drinks at  all hours.  R. V. CHISHOLM, Proprietor.  DANNY DEANE, Manager.  Baggage transferred to  any part of the City. Furniture moved to any part of  the District. General Dray-  ing of all kinds.  SIDNEY OLIVER.  CHRTSTMAS  SUGGESTION  BUY WW.  Avoid the rush and  contusion of the last  few days. Select your  gifts while there is  pleiKy to choose from.  If you wish engraving  done it takes time to  do it���������order early. If  you waut us to order  something specially for  you���������now is the time.  You can buy now and  we will deliver parcel  when yon wish it.  Did you get oilr catalog,   if not   we   will  send one.  FEW MORE  SUGGESTIONS.  For a ladv, a nice  piece of CUT GLASS,  a gold brooch, necket,  watch chain, REGINA  WATCH, bracelet, hat  pin, silver tea service,  spoons, knives and  forks, etc.  For the gentlemen, a  scarf pin, watch chain  or fob, A REGINA  WATCH, cuff links, .  gold ' locket, military  brushes, match safe,  smoker's set, umbrella  etc.  For the baby, silver  mug, baby spoon, set  of safety pins, brooch,  ring, neck chain aud  locket, etc.  GREENWOOD,   B. C. '��������������������������� r  ���������  The Really Best House in the Boundary,  Recently Remodeled and Strictly yprto*.'[  Date.     Restaurant in Connection.     ��������� ��������� -",   -  1 ROY & BOYER "     -    .' .7      .PROPRIETORS.  3J*s-*tCTBgf^  WESTERN - - HOTELS.  Tlli.   KOOTENAY  Sandon, B. G.  SALOON  has a line of nerve  bracers unsurpassed in any mountain town ot the Great West. A  glass of aqua pura given free with  spirits menti.  TKKMONT    HOUSE  Nelson, B C, ia run on'the American and European plan. There  is nothing1 yellow about the house  except the gold iu the safe.  Bliiloue & Treffillus.  MEWJUABEET   JlOTEt  Is the home for all tourists and  millionaires visiting1 Now Denver, British Columbia.  Honry Stegc. Propr.  TH1C    PROVINCE   HOTEL  Grand Forks, is a Large three-  story brick hotel that provides  the public with good meals and  pleasant rooms. A new building  but the same old rates.  Kmll I/ismon, Proprietor,  Count the dots then come and get your presents, and for a $1.00 cash purchase at our store you  get one guess; $.3.00, two giie-nes; 810.00, threa gue3se-i and so ou.  Old accounts paid before Xmas, one guess for each $5.00 paid on account.    Oue extra gue3s if  paid in full.    Accounts under 85.00 and over SI 00, one guess.  For the purchase of a REGINA WATCH you get more guesses.    See our list in window.  St All, OliDEIlS receive the mime attention as if wo were serving you personally  hpim! the number or numbers of your count with the order nntl ivo will  attend   to   it  for  yon, ju.it   the   same   its   though  you    wore   here   personally.  glMI.V.T.lfffll'-^  HOOKEY GAMES 1911  BOUNDARY LEAGUE.  THE RUSSELL HOTEL  -Is pleasantly situated in the heart  of Grand Forks, and is convenient  to all the leading financial and  commercial institutinns of the city.  Travelers will find it a comfortable  place to sojourn when in the city.  FRED RUSSELL  GREENWOOD and  MIDWAY STAGE  Leaves Greenwood for Spokane  at 7 a. m., and for Oroville at 2:30  p. m. J. McDonell.  LAKE VIEW   HOTEL  in Nelson, B. C., employs all  white help and is a home for the  world at-51.00 a day.  It. T-, Griflltli, Proprietor.  TDK   HASLO    HOTEL  Kaslo, B. C���������   is a  comfortable  borne for ali who travel to that  city.  Cockle & Papwortn.  SHERBIIOOKE   HOUSE  Nelson; B C One minute's walk  from C. P. R station. Cuisine  unexcelled; Well heated and ventilated.  Boyer Bros., Proprietor  Teams.  Town.  Date. '  Phoenix v Grand Forks  Grand Forks  January   2.  Grand Forks v Phoenix  Phoenix  9.  Greenwood v Phoenix  >>  ,,                       .1*1.  Grand Forks v Greenwood   .  Green wood  ..,       16.  j*                      ti           ���������  Grand Forks  ,,       20.  Phoenix v Greenwood  Greenwood  ���������       2-1.  Grand Forks v Phoenix  Phoenix  -   ���������       27.  Jl                                         ������!  Giand Forks  .,     so.  Grand Forks v Greenwood   .  Greenwood  February   3.  Greenwood v Phoenix  Phoenix  G.  Greenwood v Grand Forks   .  Grand Forks  0.  Phoenix v Greenwood  Greenwood  ,,       13.  CLUB HOTEL, NELSON, B. C.  Hiir Schooner Beer or Half and Half. 10c.  The best dollar a day houho in the city.  Travellers will lind tlua a pleasant loirs).  The rooms are clean and comfortable and  the meals tasty and substantial.  JACK GRslNT, Proprietor.  HK1DESVILLE   HOTEL.  Bridesville. B. C Provides excellent  accommodation for toimVs and travellers. Fresh f'ggn and Iluttei*. Special  Irish Whiskey always on hand.  THOMAS   WALSH,   Proprietor.  t. THOMAS,  TAILOR,  Clothes Cleaned, Pressed and Repaired.  OLD SPOETS  Get your Razors Honed J  and your Baths at  Frawlefs  Barber  Shop, Greenwood,  MISCELLANEOUS.  The Big Andy is being smoked  all over the mountains. It is sold  at the Central hotel, Phoenix.  In the good old 6umnier time  what a pleasure it is to swing in a  hammock, and smoke K. & H.  cigars.  All tbe smoke in B. C. this summer is not caused by the people  smoking Royal Seal cigars.' Some  of it is from the forest flres.  In Phoenix N. J. Carson & Co.  carry a large Btock of gent' furnishings, clothing, hats, boots and  shoes. Drop in and have a rubber.  It is not necetsary to go up in  an aeroplane to smoke K. & H.  cigars. You can smoke them anywhere with perfect safety, except,  perhapp, in a black powder mill.  See the barkeeper for further information.  PUBLIC NOTICE.  CANADIAN  B. C. CIGAKS  Are made in New Westminster and  sold all over the Province.  g WILBERG  &  WOLZ. |  STARKEY & CO.  nelson, b.c.  .wholesale  dealers in  Produce   and  Provisions  E. W*. WIDDOWSON, ASSAYEH  AND OHEMLST ���������Charvres: Gold, silver, copper or lead, ������1 each: gold-  silver, $ 1.50; oilv������rIts-ad. ������?1.00. fcokl-  M'lver, with copper or lead, $2 60; zinc,  $>; ailvor-lead-ziiic, $.). Prices (for  other metals on application. Long" dis-  twice ���������������������������I'hniie 07. T. 0 Box, B llo8,  Nel.on.I3 0  CHRISTMAS AND  NEW YEAR  HOLIDAYS  Fare and One Third  For the Round Trip  Between all stations on tho Main  Line, Port Arthur to Vancouver  and intermediate branch lines.  -Tickets on sale December 22,  1910 to January 2, 1911, final return limit January 5, 19J.1.  FOB   SALE.  For Sale.���������1,000 shares of  Boundary Mining and Exploration  Co., Ltd. stock (Midway Coal), at  15c per share. Apply E. G., Ledge  office.  For Sale.���������Oue of the best  restaurants in British Columbia.  Address, Jem Mace, Ledge Office.  For Sale.���������A copy of the Copper Hand Book, at a bargain.  ���������Ledge Office.  Horses For Sale.���������Young team  three yeaas old, weighing 800  pounds each. One horse, weighing  1,000 pounds, and 14 tons of ha}'.  Apply to E. Bailey & Co., Eholt.  With a view to the better preservation  of the Public Highways the attention of  the public is herewith directed to the  provisions of THE HIGHWAY TRAFFIC REGULATION ACT AMENDMENT ACT which enacts as follows:���������  "It shall be unlawful for any person to  cause to be drawii or driven on any of  the public highways of that portion of  the Province of British Columbia situate  east of the Cascade range of Mountains,  an j* wagon or other vehiele carrying a  load in excess of -that mentioned in  Schedule 'A' hereunto annexed.  SCHEDULE A.  Wagons and 4 wheeled vehicles'shall  not carry a load in excess of the following:���������  On tires under 3 inches 2,000 lbs.  On tires 3 inches iu width and under 4  inches 3,000 lbs.  On tires 4 inches in width and under 5  inches 6,000 lbs.  On tires 5 inches in width and over   6,000 lbs. and over.  AND NOTICE is hereby given that  the Act in every respect must be strictly  complied with.  Any person guilty of an offence against  this Act shall upon summary conviction  thereof before a Justice of the Peace be  liable to a penalty not exceeding Fifty  Doslars.  Do not draw logs or timber over highway. Vehicles meeting ought to turn to  the left. A vehicle overtaken ought to  turn to the left. A vehicle overtaking  another ought to turn to the right.  W. G. McMYNN,  Government Agent.  Greenwood, May 19th, 1910.  tained (ith April 1008 rorfigji 21  imtoY-%^"ry v' Fuller obt*li������e'1 -��������������� A.-i-  7lh"&S?S7^3C Si''"***-0 oMssssseii  VMto���������008.KeOrRO V'hitoobfc'lin<-[l7t'i Mm oh  MirchaiSfr..^f  T������r'1U,IC" 0hta���������d   7th  mJ^l^^t McGilli*i <*>���������<"* ���������������  MarohVfl'IfSr^i'^r E' Pbl^^txluerl ith  Marc-lMWsfo'r^i'rl^ J' C'*''l*C*' ������,,,aillod 7th  iiI..,-.f,,*v''.r.(.f ������i'������oll-*'.-iw r-inlfiblii Company  ���������"slnHt'-iiobt-umjcI-list April 11)08 for ������.'H (ll  naI{^e"'/i-*'.'P,,'*ehascr-,,iiiustsati-ifyilioinselves  Da toil the 13th day of'Deccmher imo.  'JAMES S. BIRNIE,  Deputy Sheriff.  COUNTY COURT OF YALE.  A  SITTING Of the County Court of Yale will  "���������    he Iioldi'ii at the Court House. Greenwood.  onTue=day theSllh day of January, 1011, at  eleven o clock iu thb forenoon.  By order,  , V. G. JfcMTNN,  Registir.rC. C. of Y.  LAND   ACT.  Similkameen Land District. District of Yale.  TAKE NOTICE that I, Stanley UvinRStono  Biibnr, of Midway, Ii. C , farmer, intend to apply lor permission to purchase tho followlue  deicr-bed lands:  Commencinu at a post planted at the North-  cast corner ot Lot No. (UJ; thence North "0  clmiin; thence We������t 20 chains; thence South  ���������10 chains; thence East 2i) chains to place of  commencement; containing 80 aercs more or  l6*JS.  STANLEY LIVINGSTONE BUBAH.  December 8th, 1B10.  THE LEDGE  GREENWOOD-B. C, DEC. 15, 1910.  WANTKI).  Wanted.���������A resident agent"; to  write Fire Insurance in the district,  only good producer need apply.  Give full particulars with credentials. Good commission. Applications to be forwarded to A. L.  Cardin, 505 Dominion Trust Bldg,  Vancouver, B. C.  IN THE COUNTY COCRT OF YALE HOLD-  EN AT GREENWOOD.   . .  Is published every Thursday at. Greenwood, B. C , and the price is $2 a year,  postage free to all parts of Canada, and  Great Britain. To the United States and  other countries it.is sent postpaid for  $2.50 a year. ' Address all letters to The  Ledge, Greenwood, B. C.  R. T. LOWERY,  PUBLISHER.  For further particulars apply to  nearest Canadian Pacific Eailway  Ticket A gun*. ��������� ,  Frank Fletcher  Provincial Land Surveyor,  Nelson, B. 0.  FOR  SALE.  1 Pelton Water Wheel, 3 feet.  1 National Cash Register, in good  order.  1 Large Graphafoue with 20 records  X British Plate Mirror, 4 x 8 feet,  good.  R. ELLIOTT,' r*r*-'-������  u-nituri*,  KASLO.  In the matter of the Judgement.*! Act and in  Ihe matter of a Jucli-cmeiic obtained in this  Ilonoiahle Court  Between  E. 3. Cnrticr,  Plaintiff (Judsremeiit Creditor),  and  The Boundary Elkhorn Minin������ Company, Limited. (Non-persional liability),  Dcfcndeiit.s(judgement Debtor.-i).  Notice is hereby given that on Friday tho 2Dth  day of January, 1011, at eleven o'clock in tho  forenoon, at tho Court-flouso in tlio City of  Greenwood, B. C. I ahull oiTer fur nale by I'tib-  Ih'. Auction for ciihIi to the hiKhost bidder the  lands hereinafter mentioned, to aatiHfy a certain  Judgment above mentioned amnuutin-c to  ii!18.S4 with interest accrued dno from the 7th  of March 101)8, to the dato of tho salo at 5 per  cent, per annum, and cost of ur, oooiIIiiks for  Htilo and SherilTDM'oeH and pjnndnire. - Follow  hid is a dcrfci-iption of tho properly to bo Bold.  The iiitcrosjt in tho Judgement Dobtoru In Lot  No, 818,(Jroupona OisoyooaJJivl'iiion of Yule  DUtrlct, BritiHh Columbia, bolnjj the Elkhorn  Mineral Claim, with all the minerals precious)  and bane thereunder except aur/nco rights to 11  hy 170 feet of lllock on .*, Lots 13,11,15, Hi, 17,18,  Vl and iii); in BlockC, Lot 1; in Blocks, Lots 1,  U,!) and l.'l; in Block 9, Lot 2; in Block 10, ali as  shown on a mail or plan registered in the flos-  i.-itry Office at Kamloop.H as No. (!.' and also ox-.  eoptliif*- portions of said Lot 818, oorhpi'Ialnn*  9I.10O and 6, CO 100 acres respectively as described in conveyances thereof registered iu tlio Registry Office at Ku,niloops, subject bowovor to  such right and Interest M aro  or may  be  hind or claimed by Charloa L. Thomet his lioirs)  oxoeutors, administrators or assigns, by virtuo  of an agrcemont dated tliu flth day of Doeombor  1002 and rogistcrod in said Rogiutry Offlco at  Kamloops, on the 28th day of March 100.1, in  ohnrgo Boole, Vol. 8, Foi. OBI.     '.  The following charges appear on tho registor  agulnat tho said lamia,-  Judgments  The speed mania is one of the  curses of America. It ia one of the  principal causes of dyspepsia, especially in the United States. To  be happy eat and drink slow, and  make no haste to get rich.  Have you something to do tomorrow?   Do it today.  One today is worth two totnor  rows.  MAKING.A HOLLER (Cont'd).  "Yas, I'd a:given him the belt all right.  I'd hev given him'all the belt he wanted.  I'd a told hiiu to shet up, an' if he  wouldn't shet I'd a-belted him till he  knovved 'miff not to raise a 'sturbance at  a funeral."  "That's the only way you kin keep  some men quiet. Mos' uv them is blame  egotists, thats what they be.  "But see how brave that captain was,"  interposed Old Twiiight.  "I bet you he was his mother's son,"  retorted Aunt hucy, "There ain't a man  in the world today doiu' anything good er  great but is a*doin' it for the sake uv  some woman er another. That air collision will cost two million dollars, but it'e  money well spent, fer it lies ���������given .-the  world an object-lesson in bravery  and  " Unequalled for Domestic" Use."  ANALYSIS OF WATER  Chlorine   8.14  1  Sulphuric Acid .'.. 363,43  Silica    74,29  Lime  84.57  Alkalies as Soda   5,91  Magnesia '..-.-  232.00'  Lithia   t .86  Siilohurclted Hydrogen 32.00  ���������UMIliam Boyd, Proprietor,  Has recently' been thoroughly  renovated and re-furnished, and  is now. the greatest health resort upon-the continent.. Natural hot water in baths,*.i24 degrees of heat. A course oi baths  at Halcyon will 'cure nervous  and muscular diseases and eliminate rheumatism and metalic  poiso'ns from .the system. The  water heals liver, kidney and'  stomach complaints. The rates  are $2 a day up; "or $12 weekly  up. Postollice, express and ,tel-,'  egraph bfBces-in "connection."      ':  Halcyon, E &  F      -  ffl  *1  General   Merchant:  t-  Groceries,   Provisions, -Dry ��������� Goods,   Prospector's  > Supplies, etc.     Get My'Prices.  I'at-jKfl--'-'-^'^  PHOENIX, B. C.  Is opposite the Great Northern depot and is a delightful  haven for the weary traveler. Great-veins of hot water  run throughjbe entire house, and.bathrooms areal- -  ways at thef service of thoi-e in searr-h of material  cleanliness. The dining room-is an enemy to dyspepsia,  while the artistic appointment of the liquid refreshment ,  makes the drinks go down like eating fruit in a flower  garden, The sample rooms are" the largest in the mountains and a pleasure to drummers with big trunks.  ,  JAS. MARSHALL        -       -       PROPRIETOR  P. BURNS & G0.  Dealers in Fresh and Salt Meats, Fish,'  - and Poultry.   Shops in nearly all the  towns of Boundary and Kootenay.  COPPER STREET, GREENWOOD  r  The Argo Mining  and Tunnel Oo.  The. Argo Mining and Tunnel Company  have placed on. the Market 50,000 Shares of  Stock at 25 cents a Share until the 15th day of  January. After that date the price will be  raised,  Indications in the Argo tunnel at present  point to the early striking of a large body of ore.  OLA  LOFSTAD,   President  mmmSiimmmtsMmBkw&m  forgit. It was a stupendous movin' pic-  ter show that all thc world cud see, an'  it was well .worth thc price of admission.  Twiiight was talkin' 'bout Darwinism the  other cveiiin', and you ,ones wanted to  know the difference 'tween a man an' a  monkey. The difference is the difference  'tween ttie captain au' the gent who toolc  the life-belt from the lady.   That story  hi favor of Canadian Hunk of Coumiurcc yl>- self-abneg.itioii that thc world wont soon lies stirred mc up, il feel like Dc3demony  did���������  "She swore���������in faith, 'twas strange, 'twas  passing strange,  "Twas pitiful, 'twas wondrous pitiful.  She wished she had not heard it; yet she  ; wished  That heaven had made her such a man."  : Old Twilight snorted.  ���������  ".'Present company always excepted,"  said Phoebe, with a smile.  Si-*-"  #  U-i.  If  M "  m  m S  'J*

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