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 Stock always, -complete.  , Prices the Very Lowest."  GREENWOOD, B. C. .    . "  5K ������y������i ���������VtWSt^'1lrt/������/l&^^'&r<Q/fyi&*af'������, '&V/&'Zy^y*&<Z> ia^'<V*2yil^Vw"%, S  We cannot begin to enumerate all the good things we havo  put in stock for tlio .Christmas Trade.' There is no plan quite  so satisfactory for you, or us, as a personal look.  We ask for this store a fair share of your patronage. While  not " Strictly Cash," we have facilities for handling the samp,  and will make it worth your while to leave some of it with us.   <������  Russell-Law-Caulfield Co,, Ltd. I  Hardware.   Groceries.    Furnishings.  Crockery.     $  We take this opportunity to thank our many  customers-for "tlieir liberal patronage in tho past,  'and wish' thejn   ' -  I "        ���������  .appy -ane  .-Prosper ������as  V,  ^6W Tear  Jewelers, Greenwood, P..- C.  ���������~>g^���������>-���������'^e'Xf>-e^-<%<D^O<% O-O  WO  & Gl  Dealers in Fresh and Salt iUcats, Fish,  and Poultry. 'Shops in nearly all the  towns of  .Boundary and  Kootenay.  i COPPER STREET, ������REEIW0OD \  ��������� The Great Northern when running-into Ph'oehix should keep its  'passenger coach clean.  ��������� -Al. ITngelberg was in (ho city,  this' week'. He is . ranching and  mining near Chesaw.  ��������� lb is likely that the City of Paris  aiid Majestic properties in Centra)  camp will resuiueoperations during  the coming year.  Jas. II. Smith, Wes. Conn el I,  John Rusk, W. Crowston and  Stiiiirb Palmer were down from the  Jewell for Christmas.  Hurry Johns; superintendent of  the B. 0. Copper company's Wellington camp properties, was in  in the.city Christmas.  The Greenwood-Phoenix Tramway Co. will resume operations  upon the big "tunnel next week.  The "en tiro force iu tlie employ of  the comp.iny will - number 17 men.  " The monthly' meeting of the executive" of the Greenwood Conservative association will 1)3 held in  the secretiry's officio upon 'next  Monday, January 3; at S:.J0 p. m.  John Meyer erected a unique  Christmas tree at the Hotel Ladysmith. Its branches were filled  with oro from the Argo tunnel and  its bate firmly planted in a pyia-  mid of. specimens from the same  mine.  Robert Em met Raldey and Miss  Annie Anderson, both of Chesaw,  were married on Monday evening  at- the Pacific hotel bv tlie Rev. F.  V. Vcnables. Miss "Mary Smith  acted as bridesmaid, while Norman  Morrison made an ideal best man.  Archie, Aberdeen - gave the bride  away in I11.-3 most gracious manner,  and the ceremony was followed hy  an enjoyable banquet.  X"  --.v 1  ..-j  vm  ���������"���������'��������� -\  r.^^Wift'-i^d*aEg"->i-"-a- ^-mtrjsi^^^ae.-ei H--C.S3 ���������:;: -. :^i:-?Z?1FZ3 ::��������� '��������� ,-j-y"  ^ '  PHOENIX BEER   '  H  x  is delicious in taste find free from impurities.   Order \.  a case or bottle at the earliest opportunity. r  rawing - Co, \  (Limited.) , |  The Pride of "Western Canada. Phone 138, Greenwood ';  EOSZ CS^2^SS3^^S^SSS!^^^^S^!i^Si'5^t''"-  'v..\u*. ^MtiAicar,  ��������� /, y  .   --'    x*'  ..-<-'* I    ; -^. r X ^ X  These arc all Sharp Thing-;  f  KS  A. L. WHITE  The ruruituip and Stove Man;  PI ION S 10.  F. JAYNES  Date your'letters 1010.  Taphaerson clan paraded in kilts  0:1 Christmas; ,' '  Ja������. 0. Dale' of Bridesvilie is a  visitor in the eity'th'is week.  James Copland is visiting his  many friends iu Greenwood.  IT. Bayly and S. McOnnnnd of  Eholt spent Monday in the city.  John Lucy commences next week  to run a machine in tho big tunnel.  Mrs. John Julrud liiffc on Tuesday to visit her relatives in-Winnipeg.      .  John Pre-eott has opened a shop  in which he will repair almost anything.  - A laigo number nftonded the.  smoker given hy tho Miners' union  Saturday evening.  Roy Buckles? returned from  Oregon last week and will spend  the winter in the city.,  Andrew Rowe returned last  week from England, where ho bad,  been for the past nine months.  A very enjoyable entertainment-  and dance too 1&place in the Mother  Lode hall, Christmas Eve.  Sid. Oliver is harvesting the ice  crop this week, lie intends to  put up about five hundred tons.  Geo. W. Rumberger is on a visit  to Regina. Lie. will likely return  in time for the Phoenix  elections.  Posters arc out for the tenth annual b.ill of the local lodge, K. of  P., to be held tomorrow evening,  o 1st inst.  Last Friday a marriage license  was issued to Duncan, Grant and  Miss Eleuor Graham, both of  Phoenix.  The annual .ball of Midway  lodge, Knights of Pythias, viil be  held in Terry's hall Friday evening, January li.  Bill Beach Fpent the holiday.? in  (own. llei.-ininiiing.ii li-hc-iy at-  Christina 1 ike and lias many-customers in this city.  W. Duiist.in, Dm MeGllles, W.  P. Osborne, Lome TVriiuno and  George Lamb of Wellington camp  spout Christmas iu the city.  Iii Grand Fork.'; * on Tuesday  evening, January I lib. tlie oiiijers  o[ tho four B./umi.iry'uj igc-s, K. of  P., will be in*-filled l>v Go. Chappie,  1). 1). G. C, di.-trivt Nj. 0.  Extreme annthv i-? much  ine.vi-  J: rStanber of Trout Lake, is a  visiter to-the-cicy firlhe holidays.  Mr. Stauber is one of Ihe pioneers  of the Lardeau. Uo reports con-  diliohs there normal this winter.  The' Silver Cup i:i working and  shipping ore as usual. S. A. Dane)'  and T. Huston have a lease o;.  the Bioadvicw, and arc working  tho property with the intention of  shipping ore. The Window has  shut, down and the ho'idnc-s lnvo  abandoned for (his winter the installation of their plant and tramway lis intended.  A property, however,' that is  coming lo the front'is the Ethel,  owned by J.' T. Laulher.-,-. This  property-is elo.sa to Trout Like  Oily, and is under bond to Spokane  parlies, who have driven three or  four tunnels at diuvrcnt levels and  proved up tl:o ore body in each.  The ore of tho Elhel is amongst  (he highest grade ore of the Lar-  dcau. The mine i.s turning out .so  well the bondees are shipping 50  sacks a d ly of high gradj, au I it  is believed the mine will be as big  a shipper as'the Silver Cup this  winter, thus helping out things in  the camp very iiriteri.illy.���������Revel-  stoke Mail-TIenild.  9 -COSO������C.O 3������G3OSS0 ~C'iXM.::5  I Western Float I  ;j ���������*    .      e  S SCSC0SC3 "JZCZ-S-ZZZtT; SCO������S������N5.':  Victoria inen h.*ivo ��������� bonglit a  large !iiinunt of land upon tiie outskirts of Na'iaimo. It will b.-s subdivided and placed upon tho market at m.my limes its original cost.  Vernon Jfnme and Jack Cunningham, of Ivunloop'-, w ho were  .ifct in th'e Cariboo, have  lunied up at the 100 Mile house  none tliu worse f*jr- being three  1110.".lbs ouUide the pale of civilizi-  lion.  With the rxeeplion of NeLson,  Ivamloop'-i   ������-ill    soon    have   the  largest   electric  li  plant  in  11>*  tiui!' for  The Kootenay Belie i.s a cigar  that can be found in all parts of  the Boundary, ond you should ask  the man behind the bar to produce  it when you lino up to tho ma  hogany.  Thepublishersof the New York  Clipper announce that they have  in preparation a. series of ai tides  on ''Xoriible Players of the Past  and Present." beginning with 131-  win Forrest and continuing down  to tli*> present time. These articles  will give the- professional circer of  all the notable stars in the profession, mentioning the important  plays in which they have appeared,  etc., unci when completed will  make a record which will he valuable and interesting to all persons  interested in theatricals bath in  and out of the profe.-sio:i. The.  first installment will appear in the  issue dated January 1.  1010.  All kinds of ollice .and pocket  tiinries for 1910 can be b'nightat  LV.1C3' Boo': Store.  A monument to the. memory of  An Inn* ILiekh'i'g has been erected  in Vernon. He -lest his life hut  August while saving people from  the burning Okainiir.in hotel.  [QUIZ  "TS-ar-rr**re"-j-Tr-^i'"-^^  *fc  PHOENIX, D. a.  Is opposite'the Great Northern depot and is a delightful  haven for the weary traveler. Great veins of hot water  run through the entire -house, nnd bathrooms are nl-  wnyis at the fcivice of those in scnreli of material  cleanliness. The dining room is 1111 enemy to dyspepsia,  while the aitistic appointment of (he liquid refreshment  makes the drinks ������o down like eating fruit in a flower  garden, The sample rooms arc the largest, in the mountains' aud a pleasure  to drummers  with big trunks.  JAS. MARSHALL  I  PROPRIETOR ,,  'Dill  Pickles  ISC, a Dozeji.  Pastry Baked Daily and Al-  ���������\Viiye Fresh.  The  -,���������*.'  Merit  ea  municipal matters. Tlie  ilecling a mayor "and aldermen for  next jear is almost in the door,  and not a candidate has yet come  forwaid and :;i:n!e even a whb-per  about bis intentions. In a town,  that is just entering upon "an important, era iu its hittory this i.s a  deplorable slate of aiLiirs, and  shows a, surprising fiinino in public spirit. \Ve need a council composed of strong, progressive and  broad-minded men who will push  this city into its proper rphere of  prosperity and prominence. 1*  there no Mo.-es in Greenwood to  lead the multitude out of the v, il-  dei-ues.-- ?  I ������������������'''���������   lA/MIPJ/ TO I  James Buchanan & Go's  S'-BLACK AMD WHITE, AMD!  I , house of Gamwum |  | GREENWOOD LIQUOR  CO. I  I     IMPORTERS, GREENWOOD, B.C.    |  Has home cooking-and houie-mnde  preserved fruit.     ,  Sunday Dinners a Specialty.  Meals fc'rved from (ia. 111. to Op. ni.  A I5.ir.in Connection.  Plenty of warm, clean and pleasant  roorii3 at reasonable prices,  Mus. IIaiuiv.Towns, Lessee.  Curling.  At a meeting of the Curling club  Tuesday evening the following  s-kips were elected and rinks  chosen :  C. J. McArthuiy J. D. Spence,  G. U. Taylor, \V. G. McM)nn-  skip.  Jas. McCreath., W. W. Craig, C.  E. Summers, I'J. W: Bisliop���������skip.  A. McPherson. K. .Russell, Dr.  McLean, & K. Ked|)ath���������skip.  X.-.Morrison, J. V. Lindsay, J.-  D. McCreath, J. A. Iluswll���������skip.  V. C. Buekless, R. Wilson, I).  A. MaDonahl, If. McCutcheon-  skip.  E. J. Cartier, M. J. Mcrriliew,  J. L. White, jr.  Bunting���������skip.  C. A. Dempsey. A. Legault, T.  Ilemnierli', ,J. L. Coles���������skip.  W. C. If. Wilson, T. E. Jenkins,  G. A. Evans, J.   S,   Birnie���������skip.  W. Cat her, J. II. Goodeve, Dr.  Simmons, I). A. MacDonald���������skip.  J. S. C Gilliim. J. A. McAllister, X. McLeod, K. 0. Frith���������skip.  Olympia oy-ter cocktails always  readv- ;.t tiie Windsor hotel.  For tiu  iicht  time  in   17 vears  snow  fell  lai-t  week  U.iliforui.:.  iu   Xeedles,  Tlie Columbia cigar is a large  and fi-e-.'-snioking cig*r. It is sold  in all mountain tawns uud made in  Xcison.  James 8. Hurst w.i-3 killed in Vancouver bv u IVndcr street tram car.  Fresh oysters are  a  specialty at  the Windsor hotel cafe.  Thomas Kay died in Vancouver  la.-)t we..-k. lie was a veteran of  tiie South Afrie.in w.ir and lived a  lonir time in the Cniiboo.  The dining room of the Ilosalaiicl  hotel has been reopened. L'eot of  meals and excellent service.  Joo.   Boyl-* of  D.iwson   recently  sold ?."n),0b0 worth of gold  to the mint at Oitaiva.  brii  Lakeview> Hotel  ; nrlsox n.c. :  TOniploys AlIAVhite' Help and is  a home for Ihe ��������� world nt'SI ������v day.  *....*-��������� ^  N. Mai.i.kttk    -    -     Piioi'i;:i;To!i  wri.'^t^Fty.Hf������'*^**������**iiT%JS.utJ^u  KASLO HOTEL  k%SLO B. C  Ts a comfortable home for all  who travel to that city.  COCKLE & PAPV/OIvTH.  For Sale��������� The 'Commercial hotel  in Gueenwood nnd furnishings.  Price, Sl,o00; "?:;()() ousli, itud the  balance on time nt S percent, interest.    Apply to J. W. Mellor.  Tlio Hockey Game.  At a meeting in Phoenix ,l,is|  week the games for the season between the Boundary hockey, teams  were arranged as follows :  f!ni(!.iiv\'0(iil nt Phoenix   (iriunl Poilcs ,*it (ireeiiwouil,  I'lucnix at (ii-aml F.iikH   (irnnd i'i>i*|<-< ,-it Phoenix,..,  Phoenix at (iiT-enu'ooil   (ii'cciivi'ood at (liMiid Porks,  (ii'eeuwniifl at Piioeidx,,,.'   (iriiiid Ko-ks nt (Jreeiiw.iod.  Phoenix a I (irand l*'oil<s,,..  (ii'iuid Perk-" al l'lu'onix \\\h.  I'liiii'iiix at (i;> eiitt'dod Pel),  (!i"i.!i.'lMvo:iil i.t (}|*iii,<1 Pni'ks.,. I'VI),  Kodaks iind photogr.iphic supplies at McKiu B.-os., Piioenix.  Iu the miking uf tlio tunnel to  out down the O. P. R. gr.uleon the  hig hill near Field 75 carljads of  dynamite were iited.  The restaurant in the Windsor  hotel never closes.  Under the guidance of Tom  Whelun the Satin d:iy dog races ;:re  iigin'n 11 fe.iuireof Fernie bfo.  The Kootenay Cigar Co. of NVI-  son have in tho Koyal Seal a cigar  that i.s known and smoked between  the wheat country and the blue  Pacific,  ,l/i n.  bill  J Jill.  Jan.  bin.  Jan.  I-Vli.  I'VI,  A Bobbie Barns club may soon  be.formed in Priuenlou.  Beal spring chickens that come  iu the fall are beingservod dally in  the Winds(;r hotel restaurant. The  epicures of the city have already  illseovcred the fact.  Iu Piioenix 1111 C.Hi.-tm.'iH the  Brooklyn hotel had ono of tin*  sv.elie.-t dinners this far north.  Jack Met Veary is captain of the  the interior.  Charley Phillips, the convicted  murderer of Iloll Scibert at Il-v  publie, has written a booic containing the story of his life.  I.'d-.viird Cody Johnson died in  Vietoiia aged SO year.?, lie was a  B. C. pioneer.  It i.'. reported tint an oil re/inery  is to be built at Ladysmith.  Li Vic'nri.-i n, theatre is to be  built near the Enpress hotel.  Over 120 lives were lost iu the  great lakes this year.  Alberni will soon have electric  lights.  Thomas Astle has been left $50.-  000 by the death of an aunt in  England. Tie is a C. P. li. surveyor working near Alberni.  During the first eleven months  of the current year buildings  worth. ?,300,OL)0 havo been erected  in K:imloops.  Coasting on the streets is the  cause of ui'iny accidents in B. O.  towns.  Eight registered letters wore recently stolen from the Kelowna  postolliee.  Jules Lab.irthe of the Trail  .-melter has been in Nevada a.s  consulting expert in the matter of  building a large smelter in the  southern part of that state.  In Phoenix recently Charles Nelson slept GO hours. His symptoms  ore similar lo those aHPcted with  the sleeping s-ukness iu South  Afiica.  The Liberals will hohl a convention at Victoiij, to choose a  leader foi tiie ~[>,::l\ Iu Lids province.  During 1900 more than 1.000  miles of railway were laid in Western Canada.  Pat Ilussell forinnrly ran a pa-  saloon in Nelson before iie moved  to the coast and went into the  meat business.    He seems to have  j prospered, for la-sfc  month  in com-  1 p.-iny   with  T.   Ellis  he  bought a  ; 10,000-acre ranch in Alberto- for  fj.50,000.  Bob Vi'alker and Bill Chinley  were to be hanged in Kamloops  last Friday. They have been re-  pricved until February 20th awaiting tbe decision of their case by  the new B. C. appeal court.  The Dominion government will  expend 850,000 upon a postolliee  and customs building iu Prince  Rupert.  The Stiir says that there is an  opening for a lawyer and an architect in Princeton.  There  are  -nS  business  institu  tions in   Piinceion  and  less   than  half of them advertise in the local  paper.'  Billy McKay is manager of the  new Koyal hotel in Ferine.  An automobile  livery may soon  be (stabli-hed   in   Fernie.    Better  roads in that disttict will sojn pro  dime a crop of auto.'.  The Rossini".d Miners' union has  sent 6500 to tiie miners who  are 0:1 stake at Lvad Citv in South  Dakota.  In aslirit time Judgo  Bill Gal-j  liber will take up  his  residuace in 1 ������-f 0i'������*  Virtorin.   This  is as far west as!     During the  past year   the   St.  Bill expects to get. | Elmo hotel   in Trail   has changed  An-outsider ii'imed .Reg. cj. | hands eight timed. John Flu hrer  Brown, representing tho Canadian Jll;" J"sC "ought it, together with  Development Co. of Vancouver, j J.i:n i-^wson's interests in that  went   into  .Princeton  and quietly |c'0'*  25  All the liquor licenses in Phoenix  have Ijppii   renewed  at  the rate of .  '?G50 per annum. ,  ���������  John Con I in of Kelowna ' this  year Fold ������000 worth of .tomatoes  from 11- acres of land at /,' of a cen-fi  per pound. Mr. Fleming o'f the  same, place tfiis year sold $500  worth of onions and last year $000  worih from 1} acres. John Ca-  ���������m-so giew thirty tons of onions to  the acne ibis year.  Charles Pinker walked a hundred 'miles from Fort George to  (i'lesiid with the second issue of  The Tribune, in order that the  paper could be mailed earlier to its  readers. Running a weekly paper  iu ii town thai only has a mail  once a month is not a pleasant  proposition.  The recent death nf Hugh Csin-  '���������ron has caused a delay in the deal  for the Dayton claim.  In Prince Rupert this month  many men havo b:cu fined .for  gambling.    "  The ii. C. Coal Co. of Prince  Rupert will establish large bunkers in that city and fill them with  coal from their mines on Graham  island. When the roil road is extended from Merritt towards  Princeton tbe company will develop the coal lands it owns in the  Nicola valley;1  John A. Lee has been elected  mayor of New Westminster.  Billy Murray, formerly of Grand  Forks, went east last summer and  staked several claims in the Cobalt  district. While there be /had an  attack of typhoid fever, and -will  spend tlie winter in his - old., home  in Petrolia.  James Sanson, a brother of Dr.  Sanson of -Clinton, has gone to  Egypt to drill for oil. ���������     <���������  George Baker died in "Nanaimo  aged S5 veers. Ue came to Nanaimo in LSu-i on the Princess  Royal. -'-���������'  , Frank Slavin, tbe ex-pugilist,  wi.i prospect for gold -in -Alaska  next' year.,  At Whitellor'se in one'week the  thermometer ascended from 56 below to 10 a'bov.e zero. ���������  .  Lociil option is not likely'.to  carry in' Alaska or British.Columbia.  At last the towns along the Crow  are connected by telpphouo with  C-ilgary and other Albifrta towns.  The Fernie Free Press Fays that'  it is reported that the late King  Leopold was interested in a coal  pioperty up the Elk river. Probably he needs the product for Lis  present home.  Thomas Kiddie has moved from  Xorthport to Vancouver.  At Otter Flat deer are plentiful  this season.  The Jtfl'rios-Johnson light will  take place in Salt Lake City next"  July. Gene Shea will probably  represent Phoeuix at tbe great  event, although he has no intention of challenging the winner..  The Coteau Power Co. propose  to expend S2,000.000 in building  au electric tramway to connect the-  towns in (he Okanagan.  D. E. Gellatly, the noted tomato grower, has bought GOO more  acres in the Okanagan near West-  bank.  P. Z-irotti will build an hotel at  New Michel.  Last week Fred Roo and 25  other Indians arrived in Elko from  Spokane. At last accouuts they  hail all escaped except R'X>.  In Men itt S. J. Morgan will  build ;i business block in the spring,  II. Graham and P. Spratt of  of Kamloops have opened a barber shop iu Meruit.  W. T. Sisal ford and wife will  spend the winter iu New York.  This year the Rossland camp has  ibipped a little over 200,000 toun  ,-,| Phoenix hockey club.  II       In  one  1!)!  stole a march on the tinning enthusiasts of that burg, who had  not kept quite up to il.tto 0:1 the  coal siuuuion, says the Kamhnp-;  Standard. His way was to stake  claims that had lapsed, principally  those of the B. O. Colliery Co',  which���������though the fact was imt  suspected by the gem-rill public��������� _  rid failed to  The Inland Empire is tho narno  of the now daily paper that is to  bo started in Spokane. It took  12 cars to haul tlie plant from thu  oast.  Felix DirraugVs address is  wanted by his nephew in Nanaimo.  Fei|x is hauling ties at Sidley, B. C.  In Iledley Hoy  Corrigan  issuf-  Irid bu cd to keep  up thern, lire ; j*,,,.*,,   fr0I|,  so.nethi.ig  that  look*  incuts for holding its l.uids.    Ac-: ,jk(. ,,  ,)l.|1(]|*(;ifiSi.       fa  eoirnianied   by (reoi'g.i Allison and ���������     ,,,, .    -    -.      . ,- .    ,  Beit Tho...;.,; two ���������,-.1   who knew '   ��������� l ht!  l''>lk   Uhimu0 h:V!J cud^ "b  .1          ...     1 , ! Chesaw.  in '-id.'tt.iMial if i.oi,  eiits.  Ill.'tlllg       [HI'S     :     ,,  i  ��������� *  i vai ions  Pel'.   II j     lb", (.'hiyto!. of NcWou liasopened ;'g!ectcd   their ��������� holding**,, iw  we  the .country, beset mil. on ii lniiit-j  ing trip-but the game  In* was af-l     ,r- M" Cill'-s.iio in 1  Mis-i  Alice  ter was  not the lour-foot'*d kind. ! AlcL';"1 u',"'������  '"'U'Wod  in  Iludley  last week.  between  leaving  C.   Copper conqi inyV,   and of tlm former town at' 10:30 a.' m.  In iVew Vork recently 200 shares  lay lei.   tons _ of plum ; \VIkmi the  party  returnetl to fcjvvii,  ..', i l'"1"1,!"^ c'"IU!,1'il ll,'! ,1,ntl-V1 ������>������������' j iJh-v h-t.l et.iko.l 11b iul I.S.0D ) acres      Trains are now running  -Jto Winnipeg.     I lit!  British lielieve I ���������f ,.���������.,! |,tm!S) including ,,|���������. form,.,*: Keremeos and  Printeton,  'tors   who   had  ne-  ���������J..{  ���������JHI  a dental ollii.'e in Priue." Rupert.  Mik<!,- Muleovite.'i, while working in the Gran by mine at Phoe-  I have an  extra  large s-loek of! nix, wiib hit ou the head by a piece  jewelry for the holidays.    Have a j of rock.    The  woii'id appeared to  look   at   it.     10.   A.    Black,   ilic. be a sli  Jeweler. Phoeuix. a few  6.,., one. hut ho was tk-ad in  10 or-?,  I an  wnne eutirviy new ekiiin.i. The  I0c.1l men wlio hhared in the staking, camo iu for a substantial in-  teiv.st in the property.  Rio. A. Eraser will open 1111 in-  tfiiraiicu ollije iu M^rritD next  inontb.-:  of II"dley G'lld Mining Co. stock  wore sold on fcho curb at $20 a.  share. It was the first transaotiou  in this stock iu Now York.  Au Orange lodge has boon or-.  ganized at Iledley with over 20.  members. John, Jauiiesun U  mast Oi;.    , THE   LEDGE,   GREENWOOD, ��������� BRITISH COLUMBIA.  BOWSER JE SHARP.  Nobody Can Work a "Con Game"  on Him.  ACCUSES MAN OF SWINDLING.  Takes Him to Station House For  Selling Mrs. Bowser Breastpin Ho  Thought Brass���������Told to Go Home  and Lose Sharpness.  '     By   M.   QUAD.  [Copyright,   1903,   by   Associated   Literary  Press. J  'RS. BOVVSWOK laid just got  ready 10 yo downtown und  do some shopping when  there was n ring ;ii the bell  anil she opened Uie duui*. to lind u  strange man ou the steps. tie was a  workiiigmaii, and he held in his hand  a little bos which he opened, showing  a breastpin, and said:  "Lady, I am out of work and my  wil'e is ill, and I want to sell you  tin's article to raise a  little money."  "But you should go lo a pawnbroker," was tlie reply.  "lie will only loan on It, and that  not half its \-alue. I want money for  medicines and food."  "'The pin may be brass for all I know,"  said Mrs. Bowser after lookin*. at it.  "J.ndy, I pledge you my word that  it's solid gold. Il was a wedding present to my wife. It's worth ^ 10, but  you may have II for three."  "It may have been stolen."  "I nsU you If I look like a thief? I'll  give you my name and address and  you cau find out that things are as  1 tell you. Take it for S"-\ for 1 must  have moii'jy. The doctor has left a  prescription that I must have tilled."  Mrs. Bowser had heard so much  about fakers that slio was afraid, a.ud  yet she had lo admit that the mau  looked what he claimed to be. After  a brief mental struggle she handed  over the money aud said she would  keep the pin simply as security. When  the man iiad departed it struck her  to take the pin along aud ask a jewel-  dial wouldn't fool a baby, nnd yet you  hah* lo admit it," he laughed.   "Why,  woman. I was ou to that game before  I was out of knickerbockers.    It's oue  of a dozen well known con games."  "And weren't you ever fooled?"  "Me taken in-inc, Bowser?   Not on  your life.    I have never come within  forty rods of it.   Gold?    Why a child  could smell the  brass.    And  he said  he had a sick wife��������� tin: ha! ha.'"  '"If a jeweler says it's brass"���������  "How   can   he   say   anything   else?  Why  don't you  own  up  that you've  been   played?    Ves,  I'll  lake it' over,  and   I'll  also tell  him  what a keenwitted  wife I  have.    Gold:    A  sick  wife!"  Makes an Arrest.  Mr. (Bowser had headed for a jewelry store when a pedestrian stopped  and accosted him with:  ' ���������"Mister, here's a diamond ring belonging to my wife. There's two small  diamonds, and the ring cost $-10. I'll  take Srju for it."  "Uui, urn. Maybe you are the man  that sold my wife a breastpin lor $2  today."  '"1   sold   one  to  a   lady   somewhere  around   here.    She was  very kind  to '  help   me out,  but  1  must have more  money."  "Vou are just tlie chap I want to see.  Take a walk with me."  "I   will."  '"It was a gold breastpin, was it?"  "For sure."  "And this is a diamond ring?"  "it is. sir."  Mr. Bowser walked the man into a  poli'-e station and up to the desk and  said to the sergeant:  "Ollicer, here is a man I want to  give in charge,   'lie's a swindler."  "Aren't you mistaken?" asked the  ollicer. "I have kuown the man two  or three years. He's a hard worker  aud out of luck. He was asking me  to buy a breastpin this forenoon."  "But he sold it to my wife, and it's  brass. The diamouds in his ring are  only glass."  The sergeant sent for a jeweler  across the street, and when the man  had made his examination and report.  Mr. Bowser stood with open mouth  and might have remained an hour  longer had he not been told:  "Belter run borne, now. and try to  lose some of your sharpness on the  way."  "Well?" asked Mrs. Bowser, as he  arrivi'd.  "Fools and jackasses, the whole pack  of 'em," he replied as he sat down  with a grunt. And that's all she got  out of him.  THE EASIEST WAY.  M  Gilberry Wanted a Coat of Tan as  Quickly as Possible.  It. UILBI3RKY   was strolling up  and   clown   the  dusty   road   iu  tlie broiling sun, clad  only  in  ii short kneed  bathing suit.    The native  drew   up   before   him   curiously,  looking him over carefully.  "Want a lift, mister?"  "No, thank you."  "It's quite a way to the shade, pard-  ner- better jump in!"  "No, thanks."  "This suu 'II peel.you, stranger, if  you don't get out of it."  "1 hope so," crossing his arms complacently over his breast.  The native studied Mr. (jIIberry for  a moment. "If It ain't pryiii' into your  affairs too much I'd like to know  what you are paradin' around In this  killin' sun dressed like that for?"  "To save time," answered Mr. (Ill-  berry, critically examining a red arm.  The native regarded Mr. (J il berry  profoundly, sadly shook his head,  lapped his forehead significantly and  clucked to his horse. The sun had ,  done It, of course. j  Which shows that the best of us may  be mistaken and  that conclusive evi- '  deuce Is only an empty phrase, for Mr.  Gilberry could spare only two days to  go to the seashore.���������I'uclc.  OUR OLDEST JOURNALIST.  at  Why?  "In Vienna Ihe organ grinders play  only lie!ween noon and sunset."  "Why do you say 'only?'"-Chicago  Record-Herald.  The Retort  Unconscious  Magistrate   (discharging  prisoner)���������  "Now, then. 1 would   advise   you to  keep away from bad company."  Prisoner    (feelingly)���������"Thank   you,  sir.   You won't see me here again."  Mere Nonsense.  "I wish." she complained, "that you  wouldn't talk so much nonsense to  me."  "I didn't know that I talked nonsense lo you."  '���������you're always telling me about  yourself and what you have been doing."���������Chicago Record-Herald.  "Mother, is that Day rum In tho bottle on your table?"  "No, my clear, that is the nest gum."  "Ah," said little Johnny reflectively,  "now I know why it is I can't get mv  hat off."  At a small Scottish town served by  a branch railway line there arrived a  tourist, to whom the simple attractions of the place failed to appeal. He  wandered down to the stationmaster's  office one evening and complained of  the lack of amusement to be had.  "Have you no concerts, or anything of  that kind here in summer to help to  pass the time away?" "No. was the response, naething o' that kind, but if  ye come back aboot eight o'clock ye'll  see the goods train shuntin'!"���������X.Y.Z.  Sir   Mackenzie   Bowell   Has   Been  Work  For Seventy-Five Years.  The   oldest   working   journalist   in  Canada is Sir Mackenzie-   Bowell.  of  The    Belleville   Intelligencer.    Away  back in 1834 he walked into that office and asked for a job.    He got it.  He  was then only twelve  years  old.  For seventy-five years Sir Mackenzie  has been actively identified with The  Intelligencer,  and to-day,  when  Parliament is not in session, you can always   find   him   at   his   desk   in   his  home city.   Pie is never idle and can  pen as able and argumentative an editorial to-day as he could half a century ago.    From "devil" he climbed  not only to the editorship and ownership of The Intelligencer,  out also to  the Premiership of Canada.   The veteran knight even yet, sets type occasionally by way of diversion.  I     When   on   a  western  trip  in   1895,  I during the time that he was Premier,  he called at the office of The Calgary  Herald  to see tho plant and observe  the working of the Mergenthaler typecasting  machines,   The  Herald  being  the first office on the prairies to  install   them.    He   got  talking   of   the  improvements  in    printing   trade  as  compared   with   half  a   century   ago.  In answer to a bantering inquiry as  to   whether   he   could   stick   type  as  well as ho did when a boy, he picked  up  a stick   and  set  several  lines  of  brevier.   The incident was referred to  at considerable length in the columns  of Tho  Herald   that   evening   under  the heading "The  Premier of Canada  sets type in The Herald office."   Another good story, which Sir Mackenzie loves to tell, is that, when Minister of Customs in the administration  of Sir John A. Macdonald, he was on  a horseback  lour through   the   West  visiting the  Crow's Nest  Pass   country.     Roughly   attired   for   the   long  journey,  when  ho got  to   Revelstoke  he sauntered leisurely into a printing  office and asked for a job, telling the  proprietor, who did not recognize him,  that   be   was   a   tramp   printer   and  wanted  to  get  a  little  money  to  go  east.   The boss sized him up and said  rather regretfully that he had no position   vacant.    The   Cabinet   Minister  thanked him and left.   It was only a  few hours   after  that  the   newspaper  man   learned   of  the  identity  of   his  caller.    He  hunted him up, and the  two had a hearty laugh over the episode.  CA.NTOH'S FLOATING SLUMS.  "1   WANT  MEDICINES    A.ND  MONEY    I-"OK  FOOD."  er to value it. This she did and was  more than surprised when it was  handed back to her with the remark:  "yes, .it's solid gold and probably  ��������� cost $10. ..'I will give you three for it  for old gold."  There wasn't any doubt as to what  Mr. Bowser would say when be came  home to dinner and. was told of the  incident. He bad repeatedly warned  Mrs. Bowser about,such transactions.  *������������������ When he arrived and got seated at the  dinner table she iunoceiitly asked:  "Do men ever go around with brass  jewelry trying to sell it for gold?"  "Do they!" he exclaimed as he looked  up.    "Well,  1 should remark that  they did!   It's a regular business with  Jots of them."  "And what stories do they tell?"  "Oh. they generally get off something  about a sick wife or starving children,  'it's what the police call the sympathy  elodge."  "And not one of them is honest?"  "Not a living one.   The whole gang  ought to be in prison."  "But there must be cases where families are hard up," persisted Mrs. Bowser.  "All nonsense. If any of the fellows  call here you don't want to be taken  in by any of their stories. How does  it happen that you are asking me all  about this matter all of a sudden?"  "Why���������why, 1 just happened to thiob  of it, you see."  He Wants Particulars.  Mr. Bowser leaned back and looked  at her for half a minute and then  with a "riumpb!" went on with his  meal and asked no more questions. It  was not until they reached the sitting  room that he said:  "Now, madam, tell me all about It.  You have had a confidence game worked on you today, and 1 want the particulars."  "But he lalked like an honest man."  "Oh, certainly.   lie made you believe  black was while."  "And is wife is III."  "The usual tale.   What did he have  to sell?"  "This gold breastpin, no said it  was worth $5 or $0, and he let me have  it for two."  "For two!   For two!" exclaimed Mr.  Bowser as he reached for It.    "You  gave him $2 for this piece of brass!"  "Isn't it gold?" /  "Gold  nothing!    It's pure and unadulterated brass, and Is worth about  10 cents.    By (Seorge, but you must  have softening of the brain!   Taken  in and dono for as slick as grease!"  "I-I thought It wns gold."  "And you think the moon Is mt&o  of green chi'e.se.   He said It was gold,  of course, but you needn't have been  iil/iny enough to believe It.   Two big  (hillnrs for 10 cents' worth of brass!  Doti'l talk any more about my buying  clilcl-pim."  "I wish you would Iflko It to a  Jeweler unci see what ho says," observed Mrs. Bowser after n moment,  ���������'What.' Don't you believe what I've  sn Id?"  "But he seemed so honest.   I can't  somehow believe he stood and looked  mc In ihe eye and lied to me.   And  Hh> pin seems like gold to me."  "Taken Iu and done jfor by. a gamo  An Ordeal.  "Father." said little Hollo, "what is'  an expert witness?"  "Iu many cases, my son. an expert  witness is a man who is willing, for  a consideration, to go on the stand and  let the lawyers give him the third degree."���������Washington Star.  True to Principle.  "Why don't you want the singer who  was so highly recommended for your  concert?"  "Because, sir. her advertisements  said she had such liquid tones, and  this is a dry town, sir."���������Baltimore  American.  "   .   ... Noncommittal.  "Would you like a cheap hammock  or a good strong one?" asked the salesman.  ���������"A capable salesman could tell by  the buyer's appearance." she answered  haughtily.���������Cleveland  Leader.  A Georgia Text.  It's a pretty hard matter to run the  world we're in. and yet there are folks  that think they are competent to give  the angels instructions in the art of fly-  lug.���������Atlanta Constitution.  Mixed  Housekeep-ing,  "Can your daughter who is just married make good bread?"  "She doesn't have to.   Her husband's  got the dough."���������Baltimore American.  Quite Appropriate.  Tippler���������What do the coinmakers  employed in the mini drink?  Nibbler-MInt , julep. I suppose."-  Brooklyn Eagle.  -S.  A Widespread Hope.  I've never crossed the wide blue sea,  No tourinff ear Is mine,  I have to figure carefully  When I sit clown lo dine.  But some day my larse house shall he  The finest on the block:  I'll be among the leading men  And live In Independence v/lion  I sell my mining st*.������k.  I havo lo labor, wet or dry.  And skimp und save with care;  I always am compelled to buy  The cheapest things to wear,  But some day I will cease to sigh.  And 1 will travel far:  In easy luxury I'll dwell  And quit my Job when I can sell  My mining stock at par.  E. Klser In Chicago Record-Herald.  Poor of That Great Chinese City Live  on Boats.  Stand beside the imperial custom  house in Canton, China, and let the  eye range clown the river toward Hong  Kong. As far as the sight can reach  lie boats, boats and again boats,  writes a correspondent. These are no  ordinary craft, mere vessels of transport plying hither and thither, but  the countless homes of myriad Chinese, in which millions have been  born, havo lived and died. They aro  the dwellings of the very poor, whe  live in them practically free frorr-  rent, taxes and the other burdens oi  the ordinary citizen.  The tankia (which means boat  dwellers), as the denizens of theua  floating houses are called, form a sett  of caste apart from the rest of the  Cantonese. The shore dwellvrs regard  them as belonging to a lower social  order, and indeed they have many  customs-peculiar to themselves which  mark them as a separate community.  How the swarming masses of them  contrive to support existence is a  mystery, but their chief mode of employment is in carrying merchandise  and passengers from place to place.  In some cases the daughters of the  family go ashore to work in factories,  as do the girls of other countries; but  the year's earnings of a Chinese factory girl would scare suffice to buy a  single hat for her western sister.  Of course as against this low rate  of pay the standard of living is correspondingly different.  The houses which make up these  vast floating slums are of all sizes.  Some are but 15 feet long. From these  cramped dmensions, however, they  range up to a length of 50 or 60 feet.  A boat large enough to accommodate a family of moderate size can  be obtained for $20, and since the anchorage is free it is obvious that the  tankia effect many savings impossible  to the shore dweller.  Saskatchewan's   Premier.  The Premier of Saskatchewan, Hon.  Walter Scott, began life as a printer's  "devil" in the early days of Regina  when it was a small town and its only  claim to note lay in being the headquarters of the Territorial Government.. Young Scott applied for a-  job one day and got it. He swept the  floor, pulled proofs, washed rollers  and lighted fires in the office of a  country weekly. He did the work  faithfully and had ambition. No one  in that early period, however, dreamed that one day he would be the chief  adviser of His Majesty in a great  Canadian  province.  To find the secret of his success  one must know the man. If asked  to name the qualities that have led  to his ach'anceinent, his friends  would say that courage and stick-to-  it-iveness, along with an affable disposition, are his predominant characteristics. He is a vigorous campaign speaker, and never hits below  the belt. He is not a man to trifle  with on the platform as many an interrupter knows to his sorrow.  During the last provincial campaign  he was speaking at Lumsden, where  some opposition was in evidence. As  Mr. Scott was talking a heckler yelled, "Eats." Quick as a flash came  the retort:   .   /  "Has my young friend over there  got them in/his pocket or in his  head?" /  No further interjections were heard  after the laughter had subsided, and  tlie* meeting went on peacefully until  a late hour.  to   20  years ago, most everyono  considered that all Underwear���������no  matter how well cut and made���������-  would shrink and harden.  In those.days, the makers were working  on the wrong idea.    They were trying to  find n way .to finish Underwear so that it  would not shrink,-instead of trying to find  a   way   to get the shrink out the  wool  before   the . yarn   went   to   the  knittinp-  machines.  The late C. E: Stanfield���������who knew  wool as only a man'can know it who  studies'it from the sheep's back to the  wearer's" back���������gave his attention to the  problem for years.  Living in Nova Scotia, he soon realized  that woolen underwear, and the best- of  pure woolen underwear, was tlie only kind that would and could protect  the Canadian against the rigorous Canadian Winter. He found that as  underwear was then made, he could not make woolen underwear that  would not shrink, mat and harden. ��������� He devoted himself to this problem  and after many years of experimenting, he finally discovered a method  by which he could take the shrink out of the wool before the garments-  were knitted. 4  c c ThjS ���������eth������c1, .imProved and perfected, has made possible the immense business  or btanfield s Limited, with a larger output of their special classes of Underwear  ��������� than any other factory in Canada. '  The Stanfields make underwear today because Canadian people find Stanfield'a  Underwear the most comfortable, the most durable, and the. warmest for its weight  The Stanfields are making more underwear every year because the '  buying public demands more of it.    Popularity is a good tesf of quality  In 3 standard weights���������Light (Red Label),  Medium (Blue Libel) and  Heavy  (Black Label) and  17 oth.r weights and qualities to'suit the needs  and requirements of every man and woman.  The best dealers everywhere handle Stanfield'a Underwear.  Catalogue showing styles,   and sample  of fabric,   sent   free  for 6  your address. I   yjf  " rf President  Sfanfield's Limited  ��������� TKURO. N.S.     '  WHAT NEGLECT  OID FOR  ���������JAS.  E,   BRANT   SUFFERED   TOR-  MENTS FROM   KIDNEY  DISEASES.  * The   Family   Forecaster  Wife���������"I'm going into town today,  my clear, to my bootmaker's, milliner's  and dressmaker's. -What does the paper say about the weather?"  Plusbancl���������"Rain, hail and thunderstorms."  Why They Like Iodoform.  "Train robbers, burglars, safe blowers, holdup men and, in fact, nearly  all that class of professional criminals who resort to deeds of violence  are greatly addicted to the use of  iodoform," said a former California  sheriff. "These follows after committing some crime besprinkle tlieir  clothing liberally with the loud smelling fluid. They also pour it on their  guns and knives and the tools of  their trade. The reason is that they  often make hurried flights in which  they are not infrequently trailed with  bloodhounds. There is nothing 11  bloodhound hates worse than the  scent of iodoform, and it has been repeatedly the cause of the clog abandoning pursuit of a fugitive malefactor. Knowing this, the crooks are liberal buyers of an article that may  tend to cause their freedom from capture."  Father  Lacombe.  On September 8, Rev. Father La-  combe for the twenty thousandth time  celebrated High Mass in the cathedral  of St. Albert, near Edmonton, Alberta. The occasion was also the fiftieth  anniversary of the establishment of  the Gray nuns in the place. The  town, the convent, schools, cathedral,  and the palace of Bishop Legal were  all beautifully decorated. The cathedral was crowded at the services, and  Father Lacombe took charge. After  the celebration of the Mass, Rev!  Father Leduc, himself a pioneer priest  of the west, preached, and in the  course of his remarks referred to the  work of Father Lacombe in his early  pioneer days. At the luncheon which  followed the services. Bishop Legal  presided, and on his left were Lieutenant-Governor Bulyca, on his right  Hon. C. W. Cross, Attorney-General  of the province. Among the other  guests were Rev. Father Lacombe,  Senator Roy, several members of the  local Legislature, and others.  Rev. Father Lacombe, who is now-  over eighty years of age, was ordained on June 13, 1849, by the then Bishop of Montreal, and almost immediately thereafter he went to the west,  where he has labored ever since. He  mastered the Cree language and published a dictionary and grammar of  that language, as well as traveling  thousands of miles each year, and establishing several new churches.  Then he Used Dodd's Kidney Pills  and Became a Well Man���������His Experience  a Lesson  for You.  Athabasca Landing, Alta. (Special)���������  That Kidney Disease, neglected in its  narlicr stages, leads to the most terrible suffering, if not death itself, and  that the one sure cure for it in all  stages is Dodd's Kidney Pills, is the  ixperience of Mr. James E. Brant, a  farmer residing near here.  Mr. Grant contracted Kidney Dis-  oase, when a young man, from a  strain, and, like hosts of others, he  neglected it, expecting it to go awav  itself.  But it kept gradually growing worse,  till  after  thirty  years  of  Disapproval  "What makes those two women turn  up their noses at each other so superciliously?"  "Possibly," replied Miss Cayenne,  "each got a glimpse of the current  novel the other was reading."  "In making campaign speeches,"  said the ordinary citizen, "1 suppose  you never promise more than you can  do?" "Oh, I don't carry it quite that  far," replied the politician, "but I  never promise more than I can make  the people believe I can do."���������Chicago  Daily News.  ���������ul'fering the climax came, and he  found himself so crippled that at times  he could not turn in bed, and for two  weeks at a time it was impossible for  him to rise from a chair without putting his hands on his knees.  He could not button his clothes. He  was troubled with Lumbago, Gravel  and Backache, and tried medicines  for each and all of them without getting relief, till good luck turned him  to Dodd's Kidney Pills.  Dodd's Kidney Pills started at the  cause of his troubles and cured his  Kidneys. With cured Kidneys his  other troubles speedilv disappeared,  and to-day he is a well man.  If you cure your Kidneys with  Hodd's Kidney Pills you will never  have Lumbago, Rheumatism, Heart  Disease, Dropsy or Bright's Disease.  Italy levies a graduated income tax  as well as a direct tax on land and  ,   houses.    Small  incomes  are    exempt  increasing ! from taxation. The minister of finance  estimates that the income tax for this  year will amount to about $49,600,000,  while the land tax will bring in $36,-  000,00.  Phenomenal  "Have good weather on your camping trip?" I        -  "You bet! There were enough sunny j work irf yer life?  days to dry out all the bedclothes be-J    Loafer���������No. guv-nor, cawn't says as  fore the next rain came.  "Skip the gutter, mister, or you'll  get your cuffs muddy!"-15rownlng*s  Magazine.  ���������    No Idle Boast.  Clancy-Flaiinery likes folks to know  now that lie's wan Iv tlie mln higher  up in (he polace department.  CuHcy-Arruli, what lllvntcd blm?  Chincy-A horse! LVs bin opp'inted  11 inluiber Iv the (braille sqund.-CIn-  cluuutl Commercial Tribune;  The Wise and Foolish Virgins. -  As it happened, however, the live  foolish virgins were observed in their  perplexity by live wise men.  "Permit me!" quoth each of these  and stepped up and filled n virgin's  lamp for her, adding, "Now, you just  about need Homebody to look out for  you, don't yon, eh?"  And upon the five foolish virgins,  blushing violently and looking shyly  down, the five wise men lost no time  in procuring licenses, and they all  lived happily ever after.  Ah foi the wise virgins, they sniffed  some when they heard the news, animadverted with considerable acerbity  on the ancient mystery of the way of  a man with a maid und let it go at  thut.  .In nm ln\    ginger    plantations  About 2.000 pounds to the acre.  rnlsd  Tho Word "Fiasco."  "Fiasco" originally meant n bottle  or u llnsk. When the Italian glass-  blowers detected flaws In I lie vnflos  they were blowing they made an ordinary bottle of tho failure, and  liorico llic name.  Needed an Engineer. 1  A good many years ago a prominent  railway contractor was in Sir William]  Van Home's office at the C.P.R. headquarters   at   Montreal    talking   over  some work that wns in progress. '  The contractor and Sir William had  a pretty lively discussion, and the  former  suddenly said:"* ;  "Who is your chief engineer?" '  "I am the chief engineer," said Sir,  William. |  '-'���������Well," said the   contractor,   "you  had bettor get another.    You are go-'  in? to have a bad accident, and the;  first thing you  know you'll be sent  to jail."  Sir William punched a bell, and-  Mr, P. A. Peterson rcsjionded. 1  "Peterson," said Sir William, "you  have served us long and faithfully,  and you are hereby appointed chief  pngincer of the C.P.R."���������Montreal  Star. 1  Minard's Liniment Co., Limited.  Gents,���������A customer of ours cured a  very bad case of distemper ih a valuable horse by the use of MINARD'S  LINIMENT  ���������.-....'  Yours truly,  VILANDE FRERES.  A Return in Kind  Mark Twain once asked a neighbor  jf he might borrow a set of his hooks.  The neighbor replied ungraciously  that he was welcome to read them in  his library, but he had a rule never  to let his books leave his house  All Breadwinners Who Find  Health Declining Should Tahe  Dr. Williams' Pink Pills  Thousands of men throughout Canada are suffering to-day from a deplorable failure of strength without  knowing that they are the victims of  nervous exhaustion. The signs are  plain. The sufferer cannot keep his  mind on work, passes restless nights,  turns against food and cannot digest  it, feels exhausted after exertion,  while headaches and fits of dizziness  often adds to the misery." These symp.  toms denote that the nervous system'  is weakened and insufficiently nourished. Dr. Williams' Pink Pills will  promptly cure because they enrich the  impure weak blood and thus give new  strength and tone to the exhausted  nerves. No other medicine can"do this  so promptly and so surely. ���������  Mr. W.  H.  Hipson,  East Pubnico,  N.S., says: "For a number of years I  was troubled with violent headaches.  When these spells came on the pain  ���������'���������as so severe that I feared I would  lose my'senses.    At the outset these  headaches would come on about onee  a week    I doctored for the trouble and  did evtrythihg possible, to get relief,  but without avail, and as time went  on-the attacks grew both in frequency  and severity. . The, pain was terrible  and with each attack seemed to grow  worse.   The only relief 1 could get was  from a hot mustard foot bath, and the  application of hot water and ammonia  to iay head.   I would then have to be  led to bod where I had to remain until  the attack passed away.   At this time  Dr. Williams' Pink Pills were brought  to  my  notice,  and  while I scarcely  hoped they would cure me, I decided  to try them.   After taking a few boxes  I found that the attacks were not so  severe, and I joyfully continued taking  the Pills until I had used ten boxes  when  every symptom of the trouble  had passed away, and I was in better  health than I had ever enjoyed before.  It is several years since my cure was  effected, and as I have not had a headache, since I feel that the cure is per  manent.   This is a plain statement of -  my case, but no words'can tell what  A gentleman who had been spending IW ."frj"**?/?*"?,,?'ere ,a"<? J h*}}cva  a few weeks' holiday at a pleasant i11"1*,^ for'Dr- William** 'Pink Pills I  seaside resort noted'for its golf links J ^M1? have'��������� been in ^jy grave, for I  asked  one of the caddies  if he got|fould not have stood the pain much    longer and doctors did not do me any  good." '  Dr. Williams' Pink Pills are   sold  Yo see, it's"this way; if it's na ��������� \yy n11 medicine dealers or may be had  ! by mail at 50 cents a box or six boxes  for $2.50 from the Dr. Williams' Mcdi-  cine Co., Brockville, Out.   '-.J    ������������������:���������-  '    ���������   ���������-   ".   ���������*  Dr. Walter C. Smith, the popular  Scotch poet-preacher, on one occasion  tried to explain to an old lady the  meaning of the scriptural expression,  "Take up thy bed and walk," by saying that the bed was simply a mat or  rug easily taken up and carried away.  "No, no," replied the lady. "I-carina  believe that. The bed was a regular  four-poster. There would be no miracle in walking away.. wi' a bit 0' mat  or rug on your back."���������Argonaut.  a penny,  want   a  Loafer���������Can yer spare us  mate?  Workingman ��������� Wotcher  'a'pehny for?  Loafer���������Cos I got one, and I wants  another for the price of 'arf a pint.  Workingman���������Ever ,'done   a   day's  I "ave.  Workingman���������Well, yer never done  a poor bloke out of a. job, anyway.  Ere's yer 'a'penny.���������Punch.  much carrying in the winter time.  "Na, sir, na," replied the caddie  "There's nac carryin' in the winter  time.  sna', it's frost: if it's no frost, it's  sna'; if it's neither sna' nor frost, it's  rain; if it's no rain, it's wind; and if  it's a ne day, it's the Sawbath."  ---.-.    Some    ..   ---���������   -..    -���������   --_ ,, ���������,���������0 ..  weeks later the same neighbor sent  feet they produce.   Compounded only  A Pleasant Purgative.���������Parmelec's  Vegetable Pills are so compounded  as to operate on both the stomach  and the bowels, so that they ac,t  along the whole alimentary and excretory passage. They are not drastic in their work, but mildly purgative, and the pleasure of taking them  is only equalled by the gratifying ef.  Mrs. X. (away from home)���������"John,  did you leave out anything for the cat  before you started?"      '  Mr. X. (who dislikes the beast)���������  "Ych; I left a can of condensed milk  on the table, with the can-opener beside it."���������Human Life.  over to ask for   the   loan of   Mark  Twain's lawn-mower.  "Certainly," said Mark, "but since  I make it a rule never to let it leave  my lawn you will be obliged to use it  there."���������Ladies' Home Journal.  Occasionally a man enjoys making a  social call because he knows he will  never have to repeat it.  Well Turned.  An eminent lawyer was once cross-  examining a clever woman, mother ol  the plaintiff in a breach of promise  uction, and was completely worsted in  the encounter of wits, At the close,  however, he turned to the jury and  exclaimed: "You saw, gentlemen,  that even 1 was but a child in her  hands. What must my client have  been?" By this adroit stroke ho turned liis failure into a success.  Electric Catfish.  African  catfish  have the power of  discharging an electric shock sufficiently povci'ful to disable^ a man.  llftilli  of vegetable substances tho curative  qualities of which were fully tested,  they afford relief without chance of  injury.  What's in a Name  An amusing story has been told concerning Mr. Phillips' classic drama,  "Ulysses." When it was being played  in America, two young girls were sitting together in the stalls at a matinee performance, and before the cur-  lain rose the following conversation  was heard: "Say, Maude, I know this  play i.s going to be funny." "What  makes you think so?" asked Maude.  "Why, anybody could tell that from  the name!" was the reply.  ���������Her Amendment���������"Don't you like  that quotation from Shakespeare:  j 'The friends thou hast and tlieir adoption tried, grapple them to thy soul  with hoops of steel'?" he asked, soul-  fully.  "I think hoops of gold would be better," said tho summer girl, shyly.  SthP  W. N, U��������� No. 760,  "I begin to realize," snid young Mr.  Fop, "that I am no longer a mere  youth, now that I've got a little hair  on my lip,"  "Yes," said Miss Vane, "and I suppose in another month or so you'll  Imvo another little one, won't you?"  Minard's Liniment for sale everywhere  For nine long years -he had been  wooing the fair daughter of the farm.  "Jennie," ho mused, as they sat on  the old rail fence, "I read the other  day that in a thousand years the lakes  of Killarney will dry up,"  "Oh, Tom!" she exclaimed.  "What's the matter, lass?"  "Why, as you promised to take me  there 011 tho honeymoon, don't, you  think we'd better be a little careful  that they don't dry up before we get  there?"  N.B.���������The next Week -the wedding  bells rang in the village church.  CURED OF LAME BACK WHEN 84.  Mr. Samuel Martin, of Strathroy,  Ont., passed twenty years of his life  in misery, suffering tortures from  Lame Back, He tried nearly all the  advertised remedies and household recipes, but received no benefit, from  any of thorn.  Some months ago, seeing Gin Pills  advertised, Mr, Martin purchased a  box. The relief, which Mr, Martin  experienced, after he had taken one  box, was so great that ho knew ho  lind found the right remedy at Inst.  He U8ed two more boxes* and is now  completely cured.  50c. a box, fi for $2.50, at all deal-  ers. Free sample if you write National Drug & Chemical Co. (Dept, N.  U,), Toronto. .   Nature makes the cures  after all.  Nowand 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 s)stem   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.  FOlt SA.LK BY ALL WWGGISTS  STRINGER, AS A TALKER.  His Listener Was Not Interested .But  Wife Would Be. '������������������;,.,  The Canadian poet, Mr.-. Arthur  Stringer; was recently asked to deliver  cu address before the Canadian Club  of London, Ont., one of the most flourishing of those luncheon organizations which have sprung up throughout the length and .breadth of Canada  during the past six or seven years.  Mr.- Stringer chose for, his- subject a  theme not commonly discussed' in'  such  organizations,   which' are. made  IHE   LEDGE,   GREENWOOD,   BEITISH COLUMBIA.  w  DOCTORS SAID ONLY ZAM-SItf  COULD CUHEJER ECZEMA  In view of the numerous cures  .t'hich Zam-Buk has worked when all  else has failed, there is little wonder  that in the end tho doctor attending  Airs. J. P. St. Denis, of 305 Thompson  Street, Winnipeg, should tell her there  was nothing but Zam-Buk could cure  her. The result showed the far-seeing  wisdom ��������� of the practitioner, and having been completely  cured  by Zam  Wm  mm  Bond 10c., nnMO of piM'or nnd this ml. fnr ovt  brmitttnl 8-irinc Hunk ituil Olillcl'i Sketch-Book.  SCOTT & BOWNE  126 Wellington Siroet, WW      Toronto. On������  What Troubled Him  Willie���������Say, mother, will it'hurt to  havo this tooth out?  Mrs. Slinison���������Naturally; but it will  be so sudden that   you   won't   have  time to think���������just a turn and it will  be all over.  .   ing of a Poet,  and the choice of his subject was a  happy one in the, case of Mr: Stringer, for he is a poet in the minor key,  and a very good one at that. -It was  a' much happier choice, for instance,  than his paper before the International Council of Women, when his theme  was "The Making of a Newspaper,"  or something .like that.  Mr.   Stringer   has   worked   at   both  callings,'buf he  knows  a great deal  more about poetry than.he does about  newspaper work.   His success in dealing   with   the   creative   forces   of   the  man born a child of the Muses was  correspondingly     greater,     and     the  members   of   the   London   Canadian  Club were  highly  pleased.    In itself  the choice of such a theme was flattering.   It was a clear.intimation .that  Mr. Stringer regarded his old friends  in   London  as  capable  of  cherishing  some ideals beyond those of business  and politics of-the pig's-feet and beer  variety.    His   remarks "-were .listened  to with wrapt attention and something  approaching reverence.  When ho concluded,  there  was a ringing salvo of  applause,    and    as    the    assemblage  broke up the members vied with each  other   in   coining   forward- to; shake  hands   w.ith   him.    One of. the  committee   men   was   especially   effusive  Slow Art  "I consider this painting a beautiful piece of work," commented the art  dealer, contemplating the portrait of  tho sleeping canine. "It's a dog after  Landseer."  "Is that so?" exclaimed Nourish.  ".Well, the pup doesn't seem to be going after him very industriously."  A Scottish farmer was proudly showing a visitor an antique clock which  had recently come into his possession.  "Isn't that a gran' clock?" he said.  "I.bocht it at an auction sale in the  toon, the ither day, an' got u rale bargain."  "Yes; but does it keep good time?"      ..* ...oU my   the visitor asked.  nose  felt  sore,   similar  to 'what  one      "Ah, weel, it's no good   enough to  loels when having a bad cold.   I paid   catch a train or that sort o' thing, but  no attention to this, thinking it would  pood enough to get up to your break  i-iass away in a day or so, but to my  fast wi' "  surprise- it got worse.   The nose then  oecame swollen and hard, and turned  a purplisli red, as well as part of the  ijiieek on that side of my face.     ,  "As the disease developed pimples  and ulcers  broke out,  then the skin  oracked  in- places and  peeled  off  in  .lakes, leaving my face and nose raw  and sore.   .This condition reacted on  my general health, and I became very  in  Had much  Cetting Sympathy ��������� Young wife  (rather nervously)���������0 cook, I must  really speak to you. Your master is  always complaining. One clay it is the  soup, the second day it is the fish, the  third day it is the joint���������in fact it :-  always something or other.  Cook  (with    feeling)���������Well,    mum,,  A BASKET FULL  of clean, < sweet-smelling  linen is obtained with half  tho toll and half the time  If Sunlight Soap Is used.  Sunlight shortens the  day's work, but lengthens  tbe life of your clothes.  | An  Expert  "You wish a position, as chef?  tcrrogated the hotel man  experience?"  "I should'say so boss,"   responded  the applicant in. the fur coat and- long  I whiskers.    "I used to be chef on an  | arctic expedition.''  "Indeed!    And  what is your speciality?"  "Why, I know how to prepare boots  in twenty different ways."  The Joke Editor was puzzled. The ,  Editress of the woman's page was  away on her holidays, and he had  been' placed in charge of .her department temporarily. Finally he made a  stab at the thing thus:  "Debutante: 'No, we would not advise you to serve five o'clock tea in  mousseline de soie. Couldn't you borrow a few cups and saucers?"  SBiyj-gjiwait;   n/     ,,o.i,     muni,  .  ���������    -- - ������ "���������������������������u. x uijuiimu very j'jn sorrv for you.   It must be quite  ih.   I could get no sleep at night be- lawful  to  live  with  a gentleman  of  cause of the irritation and the pain, that sort,  and my'face was in such a shocking  condition that for two months I did  not go out;of the house.    1 applied  g.  or if I  I want to thank you very much for  off  A man could "get more excited over  who discovered something that'doesn't  mean anything to anybody than over  why he can't pay his own bills.  May���������"There were several army officers there, but not one of them asked  me to dance."   -  Belle���������"And they arc accustomed to  the smell of powder, too!"  TRADE IN SIBERIA.  "1 think the little one is going to  bear a resemblance to his father."  "Well," answered Mr. Rasper, "if  that is the case 1 hope, the child will  learn to bear it with patience- and  courage."���������Washington Star.    -  When the average man doesn't make  a show of himself in an argument it's  because nobody will   give    him   the  chance.  i    The bass drum covers a multitude of  mistakes made by the rest of the band.  "Do the Barkers own their piano?"  "One octave of it."���������Life.  your address.   Of course, I didn't un- __ &    uu_  derstand everything you said, but gan to s]low traces of leaving, the  you know my wife- talces an interest sores seemed less angry; and in about  in that sort of rot." three  weeks'  time most of "the sores  were healing nicely. To cut .a long  story short, I continued with the Zam-  Buk treatment until my face was  cleared completely of all traces of the  troublesome and painful eczema."  Such was the experience of Mrs. St.  Denis, and scores of other sufferers  could tell of similar experience. Zam-  Buk is Nature's own healer, being  aomposed of pure herbal healing essences, and free from all trace of  harmful animal fat or mineral poison.  It is a sure cure for cuts, lacerations,  Puzzling  remedies which were'supposVT'be   ��������� .G^r������IhW?n It'-iS-f 8,������ ���������  without eifect, until one day ho said   .    ,,,* '    .. .. :   ronii��������� ���������rr,���������'-,,���������  ..... i    ������i ��������� i ��������� i i i to Know it it is real y aiioction  that the only thing which would now   ,.,,���������  .... ,   _��������� -     -  be likely to cure me was Zam-Buk.  "Acting on his advice, I procured  a supply, and found that even the  first few applications had a soothing  effect on the sores. I left off everything-else in favor of this balm, and  applied it liberally every day to affected parts. In a remarkably short  time, considering the obstinate nature of my disease, we saw traces ol  improvement, which encouraged us to  presevere with the Zam-Buk treatment. Zam-Buk reduced the discoloration,    the    hard    swelling    be-  ... _. ���������j ....  she is trying to make him feel fool  ish."���������Chicago News.  The Reason  Chawley Stayleight���������"I am always  carried away by that tunc you just  played."  Miss   Pert  it."  'That's   why  I   playec]  VALUE  AT $25.00  rTHKIS watch is one of the best  J-    values we have ever shown.  The case is made in heavy 14k  gold ami contains a fully guaranteed  15 jewel movement.  Engraved with any monogram  and delivered post paid to any  eddress in Canada���������except the  Yukon-for $25.00.  SEND FOR CATALOGUE R  Our handsomely illuitrated 144 putfe catalogue of Diamond!, Jewelry, Silverware,  Leather, Arts Goods and Novelties, free  upon request.  Ryrie Bros., Limited  134-138 Yonge Street  TORONTO  Canada Seems to  Have an  Excellent  Market In Vladivostock.  In a recent issue of The Journal of  the Canadian Bankers' Association,  there appeared an article by Mr.  Allen Lothbridge on the market which  Siberia offers for Canadian manufactured goods. With regard to the  possibilities for trade, Mr. Lethbridge  has tnis to say:  "Vladivostock,   the    harbor    of   Siberia,   is, situated    approximately   at  the same distance from Vancouver as  is Yokohama, and is open to navigation at all times of the year.   Canada  should therefore  be in a position to  supply,  easily   and   economically,   a  great  proportion   of   imported  goods,  as at present these must either travel  from Moscow by a single line of railway  G,5C0  miles  long,   obviously   at  times  causing   terrible  Congestion  of  traffic;  or  must  make   the  long  sea  voyage via the Suez Canal and Singapore, occupying over two months.  "Alreary Canadian agricultural implements    are   favorably    known   in  Western  Siberia,   where  they  arc  in  successful  competition with, both the  German  and   American  makes.    The  International Harvester Co. of Chicago are opening a branch at Vladivostock, thus showing that they are alive  to  the   possibilities  of  the  situation,  and intend  making a bid to capture  the market.    Owing to the fact that  this corporation arc willing to grant  more  extensive credit, facilities  than  the  Canadian  firms,    it  is   probable  [ that   they   may   succeed.    Canadian  j companies would do well to carefully  consider this question of credit, as it  must prove" the keynote   of   success.  The demand for agricultural machinery of  all  kinds must be  a growing  one to keep pace with the increase of  population  caused   by  the  influx    of  immigrants."  -A  number of English  papers  have  taken up this matter to some extent,  and The Canadian Gazette of London,  says:  "Siberia will outlive its ill fame as  an icy wilderness as the Canadian  West has djne, and there is no limit  to its expansive capacities. Canadian  industrialism has here a great opportunity.*'. ..  Warts are unsightly blemishes, and  corns are painful growths. Holloway's  Corn Cure will remove them.  What though the leaves begin to fall'  And haze creeps in across the skies?  We may be happy, after all���������  The time draws near for pumpkin  pies,  The change of dietary that comes  with spring and summer has the effect  in weak stomachs of setting up inflammation, resulting in dysentery  and cholera morbus. The abnormal  condition will continue if not attended, to and will cause an exhaustive  drain on the 'system. The best available medicine is Dr. J. D. Kellogg's  bums,  eczen,7;\Tng;-onr.r^ois;ned   -Dysfitery Cordial.   It. clears the sto-  ...n.1n,L   (������������������,���������. ���������JL���������   u' , *"; "   mach  and  bowels of irritants,  coun-  ni? "iHr," fn"C."-g-S-0.re''-     C     g'--and   ^acts the inflammation and restores  'Twas  Ever Thus  The nights were growing colder.  "Well, au revoir, old chap," said Uie  Front Gate.    "I'm off for my vacation."  "Mine is just over," rejoined the  Parlor Sofa, with a sigh, "and now I'll  have, to get busy again."  Elizabeth's mother did not teach her  little, daughter much that she should  have learned about religion, nor did  the father.  The other day a guest said to, the  little girl, "Elizabeth, docs your  father say grace at table?"  "What grace?" returned the girl innocently. .   -  "Why, thanks for what you have to  eat."  "Oh," replied Elizabeth, now enlightened. "We don't have to thank  one for what we have���������we always pay  cash."  Minards    Liniment    Cures    Dandruff.  Pupil���������They    say    Topy's    injuries'  were the result of a practical joke.  Professor���������Yes. The chappies told  him that a big, burly fellow in the  smoking room was deaf and dumb,  and Tony walked over to him with a  sweet smile and told him he was a  bally fool.  Pupil���������Well?  Professor���������The man wasn't deaf and  dumb.  LA GI  Arrested, and Consumption Cured  Mr. G. D.Colwell, of Walkerville, Ont  was striken down with La Grippe in 1906  and it left him in very bad condition.  Ho  says: I was allrun down and bordering on  Consumption.   I could not sleep atrr'ghti,  had awful sweats, and coughed nearly the  whole time.   This is how I was when I  began to take Psychine, in a low nervous  state; but from the first b.ttlel began to  improve.  Itdid marvels for mc and brought'  me back to health in no time, makings new  man of me.    It fortifies the body against  the attacks of La Grippe and is a sure pre*  ventative.   I always take Psychine if I feel  Ejj a cold coming on and it puts me right in  no time."  NO HOME SHOULD BE  WITHOUT PSYCHINE  For Sals by all Druijiili.end Dealers, 50c & $1  .{.        ptrboltle.    .  Dr. T. A. SLOCUM  LIMITED,  TORONTO  PRONOUNCED SI-KEEN  The Oil for the Athlete.���������In rubbing  nu.n       'I���������     -"-1 -' "      '  His Limit  "What havo you learned from your  nerieneo -ic o  ,.���������������! .���������...- ....  down,   tlie   athlete "can"find" nothing ' Cx.i?,t;yi?1ncc|,as a gardner this'year?"  '  ric Oil. ;���������,.,,   ���������i1'(llvfe.|?ur'ie.d one thing, and  finer than Dr. Thomas' Eclect  11 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 lubricant.  that is that it's mighty hard for a  good furnace tender to make a success of two trades."  It is one of the easiest things in the  world to convince a coward that discretion is the better part of valor.  A minister was travelling along a  country road in Scotland one clay in  winter; riding rather a long, lean  horse, and he himself dressed in an  odd-looking cap and large cloak, when  a gentleman came along, riding a fine  horse, which shied at the preacher and  his horse.  "Well, sir,"-said the gentleman, "ye  wud scare the vara deil, sir."  "That's my business, sir," replied  the minister.  Red, Weak, Weary, Watery Eyes  Relieved By Murine Eye Remedy.  Try Murine For Your Eye Troubles.  Vou Will Like Murine. It Soothes.  50c At Vour Druggists. Write For  Eye Books. Free. Murine Eye Remedy Co., Toronto.  .a vu,    u.,u   leg,    U1K  all skin injuries and diseases. Zam-  Buk is also a cure for piles. Druggists and stores everywhere sell it at  50c. a box, or post free from the Zam-  Buk Co., Toronto, on receipt of price.  You are warned against cheap and  harmful imitations sometimes represented as "just as good."  The Burning Question  Truth Seeker���������"What are the issues  in the coming campaign ?"  Ward Heeler���������"Well,    we    haven't  issued anything yet, but a loud call  for mono v."  theorgans to healthy action;  WHY CHAMBERLAIN LEFT.  Famous   Row  That  Caused   "Joe'  Quit Reform Club.  to  Mrs. X. gave her little son an  orange, with the remark thai he must  give his little sister Dorothy the lion's  share. A little later Dorothy came  running to her mother with the information that Robert -hadn't given  her any of the orange, at all."  "Why, Robert," said his mother,  "didn't I tell you to give your sister  -,0"  Deafness Cannot Be Cured  by local applications, as they cannot reach the diseased portion ol the ear. 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 rumbling sound or Imperfect hearing, and u-Ueu It Is entirely closed, Deafness Is tho result, and unless tho Inflammation can be f  taken out and this tube restored to Iu normal condition, hearing will be destroyed forever; nine coses  out of ten are caused by Catarrh, which Is nothing  but an inflamed condition of the mucous surfaces.  We will Rive One Hundred Dollars for any cose ol  Deafness (caused by catarrh) that cannot be cured  by Hall's Catarrh Cure.   Send for circulars, free.  F. J. CHENEV & CO., Toledo, O.  Sold by Druggists. 75c.  Taie Hall's Family Pills for constipation.  .  .        Matter of Economy  Askitt- Why do you employ a man  wom������nre a typewritcr instead.of a  ^i^Jt'^d '? matter of economy."  fnr ii But/ou c��������� hire a woma:  for less wages than a  a woman  man.  the lion's share?  "Yes, mother, but lions   don't   cat  Never,  perhaps,  were   the feelings ������ "'   of  Mr.   Joseph   Chamberlain's   Birni-      tt*i,���������i   t���������i'. ���������i������������������ -,,���������,���������.���������  Ingham partisans groused so much as      g^,! ^������^i be pa and  you can be may away in the country.  ���������Plarpcr's Bazaar.  Sillicus���������"Bjoncs boasts of being a  free thinker."  Cynicus���������"Ah, then of course, he  isn't married."���������Philadelphia Record.  Mother Graves' Worm Exterminator  will drive worms from the system  without injury to the child, because  its action, while fully effective, is  mild.  2sToitt���������"True,,but a woman uses a  lot more ribbons than a man.   See?"  Minard's  Liniment Cures Burns, Etc.  A drop of ink on a woman's white  skirt may make her think unspeakable  thoughts.  Agents Wanted  ���������V tree, you know, gets new  spring���������hat,    parasol,  Wife  clothes   every  everything!  Husband���������Yes, darling, and  makes  them all itself.���������Flicgende Blaetter.  in the spring of 1882. Just before the  Phoenix Park murders, and at a time  whon there was much hostility towards Mr. Chamberlain himself on  the part of many Liberals, who believed he was acting contrary to the  interests of the party, two of his  brothers were nominated as candidates for the .Reform Club.  It was an unfortunate moment, for  they were blackballed, and, to quote  from Sir Wcmyss Reid's "Memoirs,"  to push and sell a  full  line   of   The  Willmott  Binder*,  Mowers,      Rakes,  Shockers,     Shock  Loaders,   Etc.  Apply  HENRY   W.   KING,  Western   Representative. Retina.  fill  Beck despondently)���������"I said some- j  thing my wife didn't like, and she ,  hasn't spoken to me   for   two days." j   '..\  man- could go  to church    much  Peck (eagerly)���������"Can you remember ��������� more eagerly if it were through a side  what it was you said?" I -' ���������  door.  Minard's Liniment relieves Neuralgia.  Boy (to tramp)���������"Don't you get fearfully tired of doin' nothin', mister?"  Tramp���������"Terrible! But I never complains. Everybody has their troubles."  Ijifebuov   , uucuuu;      ouap   IS   06  ��������� i      I "great was the ferment that arose in freshing for Bath or Toil  r������/\  vnn   nniui/  ���������b-b-ao   I' consequence.      In    Birmingham   the ing    underclothing  it   i  UU   YWU   EmlNK  TEA?    j action   of  the  Reform   Club   was  re- Cleanses and purifies.  50,000  GENTLEMEN TO HEAD THIS  I No matter what part of the dominion  yori live in, we undertake to supply  you with a smart, comfortable Suit,  fitting you perfectly, or otherwise to  refund your money in full.  The process is simple, merely fill in  * post card and address same to us  ������s  below,   asking   for   our   latest  assortment of material'.   Together  with patterns, we send you fashion-  plates and complete instructions for  fcctirate    self-measurement,     tape  measure, all sent free and cirriage  paid.     We   dispatch   your   order  within seven days, and if you do  not approve, return the goods, and  we will refund the money.  SUITS AND OVERCOATS  to measure  from  $5.14   to   $20.  The Eiartletts of Newfoundland.  The Newfoundland Bartletts, Robt.  and F. W., were sealers before they  were Arctic explorers, and so wns  their father before them. A gentleman now living in Toronto, who met  the senior Bartlett on the Miramichi  River many years ago, declares he  was the most taciturn man alive. The  rnfiny winters he had passed in the  frozen north with few save Eskimos  to converse with had caused him to  lose the habit of speech, and ho would  sit and smoke all day and never utter  a word.  That   Peary's  sailing    master   got  such   a   hearty   reception   when   the  Roosevi'It\reachecl  Sydney, is an indication of the excitement prevailing  at "Little Pittsburg."   For Newfoundlanders are about us popular in Cape  Breton ns Japs  in  Vancouver.    The  men who  come to Sydney from the  ancient  colony  when   the  fishing  is  poor at home, looking for work in the  mines, as known in Capo Breton as  "Billy Gays." To the uninitiated this  term suggests a Nova Scotia Hieland-  er's pronunciation of Twillingate, but  tradition has it that early immigrants j  from   Newfoundland   to  Nova   Scotia  were all   passengers   on   a  schooner '  whose owner and commander was one  William Gay.  I  Is the finest tea the world produces. If you are not already using it we will be pleased to send  you a free sample. Kindly drop us  a card stating whether you use .  black, mixed, or green, and the J  price you usually pay per pound.  THE "SALADA" TEA CO.,  Toronto, Can.  tlie I  J  DISINFECT  THE BARN  garded as an outrageous insult not  only to Mr. Chamberlain himself, but  to that section of the Liberal party  to which lie then belonged. 'The  good people of'Birmingham are simply furious,' wrote Mr. Chamberlain  to a friend, 'and they even talk of  inarching  upon London.'  "It was an astounding assertion,  but Mr. Chamberlain's organs in the  Birmingham press dealt with the  blackballing of his brothers in such  a fashion as almost to warrant the  expectation that Pall Mall would be  ^oap is delightfully    re-1  "let.   For wash-j  is  unequalled,  purifies. tf  A young girl of fourteen was taking  i trip on Lake Michigan in a small  ���������steamer. The lake was somewhat  ���������ough and many were soasick. ' The  rirl sat in the bow and was usually  quiet for her. "Are you feeling sick,  daughter?" inquired her father. "No,  I don't think I am sick; but I should  'mte to yawn."���������Life.  BETTER THAN SPANKING  ���������   ,       , ,,     ��������� ---      ���������-      Spanking does not cure children nf  invaded and the Reform Club sacked bed-wetting. There is a constiSn?!  i it did not repent in dust and ashes "ause for this troubl .Mrs M Sum  the affront it had offered to the lead-   mers, Box W. 77. Windsor, Ont., wHl  cr  t=r  er o   Birmingham Radicalism.   Noth- send free to anv mo 1 !   her succes f  ing less would suit Mr. Chamberlain home treatment,    with   full   Sue  and his friends, as an atonement for tins.    Send  no monev but write h������  ; club, than such to-dny   if your  children   trouble  vou  e rales  as  would in this way.   Don't blame tie child  s of tbe power of the chances arc it can't help it    Tl s  ates   by   transfer- treatment also cures adults and n������. I  A safe disinfectant with which to  spray the interior woodwork of barns  or sheds.  It is perfectly hnrmless and can be  used on any wooden drinking troughs  or feed boxes.   Will not rust iron.  Use "Cattle   and   Sheep   Drip"  your live stock.  Ask  your  storekeeper  or   write  Sales Manager.  on  to  _.-   .~.   ....o.    uciui  no money but write her  the misdeeds of the club, than such   to-day   if your  children   trouble  an  alteration in  the rales  as  would   :- *'-;        *      ��������� ���������   .   ..  deprive the members of  blackballing   candidates   u^   u-uusier-   treatment also cures adults and aged  ring the  elections from the club   at   people troubled with urine difficulties  large   to   a   spe"cial  election  commit- ( by day or night.  tee.'    ; . i  A resolution to this effect was proposed by Lord Hartington and carried by a small majority. Then a  ballot of the whole club was demanded to settle the question finally.  When the ballot took place it was  seen that the feeling of the club as a  whole was distinctly adverse to the  proposed change of rules, and Lord  Haftington's resolution was rejected  by a large majority, Shortly afterwards Mr. Chamberlain resigned his  membership of the Reform Club.  No Place For It  "I wish I had an idea for a poem."  "What do you want to put an idea  into a poem for?"  A Thorough Pill.���������To clear the stomach and bowels of impurities and  irritant* is necessary when their action is irregular. The pills that will  do this work thoroughly nre Parme-  lee's Vegetable Pills, which are mild  in action but mighty in results. They  can be used without fear by the most  The   hard  work   of bread-maidn  should be done in the flour mill���������not  in the kitchen-  When it is necessary for you to make bread  by main strength, the miller hasn't done his  part.   His flour is not fine enough.  oyal louselio  is made from hard Spring wheat���������-which is  capable of finer grinding than any other wheat  ���������and milled by a process that insures the finest,  and most nutritious of flours. Get enough  to try from your grocer.  ii  Carbon Oil WorKs,  ��������� Limited,  WINNIPEG, CANADA.  WINNIPEG  COLLEGE.  N.   S.   Apples   Bring   Poor   Price.  Some 10.500 barrels, the first con-  signmont of Nova Scotia apples, sold  !-  Covont  Garden,  London, at from  in  BUSINESS  28th Year.  Individual Instruction.  Good Positions Aftait our Graduates.  Write    for    Illustrated    Catalogue  [Address,    The   Secretary,    Winnipeg  10s. to 14s. Cd. a barrel, .a price "con.   and Po*"t Rt   ^tnC*������r,ler^0rtage Ave  sidared unsatisfactory to growers.   r��������� ��������� l St" VVltlI������PeK. Man.  view of the shortage of the Knglish  crop, (he sale was watched with in-  terest by the tradesmen.  An  Oyster  For Two .,,���������_    ������������������,  ,���������,,-. . i ������������������������-...   wnounuru,    ns    more an  We laugh at the innocent young ���������o painful effects preceding their gen  woman who ordered "half a dozen lln miprnHnn  halibut" for dinner. Had she lived  in the South Pacific Islands, she  might have been equally laughed at  for ordering half a dozen oysters���������not  to say a pint. The author of "Oysters,  and All About Them" gives some examples that nearly match the giant  clams and abaloncs of the California  coast.  Pliny mentions that, according to  the historians of Alexander's expedition, oysters a foot in diameter were  found in the Indian Seas, and Sir  James E. Tennent was unexpectedly  enabled to corroborate tlie correctness  Oflllvie Floor Mills Co., Limited, HonlreaL  delicately constituted,    as    there are  painful effects nromdinn i  tic operation.  Mistress���������"You seem to want very  large wages for one so inexperienced."  Biddy���������"Shure. mum, isn't it harder  for me when I don't .know how?'  THE WISE MOTHER  DOCTORS BABY WISELY I  !tt  "Co  Th������ World'* IHttiur* Talton,  (D.p.. si). 60/62 CITY ROAD. LONDON,  ���������ENQLAND,  Addrcaaoi lor Pattern* I  Tor Toronto nnd Cut Canada |  OtmZCW BROS., ������ o MIGHT  -OXJlKOTOnlKS, LTD., |D������| I  61   I,  T4.T0 Onursh Htraot, TOIXONXO,  ONTARIO.  For Wlnnlpog and tho Wait I  ovnzoN BROS,,  Co IIENDE-aiON BROS. lUfpl.  Al ),  H79 Carry Stroot, WlI-miPZQ.  Pltau mtiittoH this t'itr.  ���������xsemmm  W. N. U., No. 766.  Lowest Tax Rate.  Sutton, Out., is the cheapest place  to live  in  in   Canada,  the  tax  rate  there tin's   year   being   only   12 a 10  mills Jii tlio dollar. ,.  For three week-) he had borne all  the horrors of house-cleaning without  a murmur. Then his patience gave  way.  "And you," sobbed his wife, "you  used to tell me I was your queen."  "Yes," he said, with a wild glare in  his eyes; "but when a man finds his  queen has tisovl his best -tobacco-jar  for pale oak varnish nnd his meerschaum pipe for a tack hammer, he  begins to grasp the advantages of a  republic."  When a rnnn ."tarts out to make a  fool of himself he Invariably works  overtime on tho job.���������Chicago News.  Proven Quality  y   Fullest assurance of obtaining  silver ol beauty and proven  quality Is youts If you ask for  "1847 ROGERS BROS."  Recognized everywhere as Ihe  world's standard In silver plate.  Best tn sets, dishes, wallers,  tie., in shaped  MERIDIAN BRITACO.  .BOLD BV LBADINO D*AlIH3i__  "Sitoer Plata that Wears"  * Nowadays wise mothers do not dose  their children with nauseous, griping  castor-oil or purgatives, nor do they  t\x-l'i i"i���������r"i--"*."-*jl";i,:'   give them poisonous opiates   in   the  of .this statement, for at Kotticr, near J- of soothing medicines. Baby's  Tnncomalee, enormous specimens o    0      T(lb]ets tn������c t,       , f th>  edible oysters were brought to the rest , , , (i.in���������pro,.a r]'ni[f��������� nmI ti.���������  house. One measured more thai, elev- l0U ^ has tF^toVt'a'&Sk  en inches m length by half as many , mp|U nnn]yyt t,^lt tho tablets ������rc nb.  in wicitn. ,���������,.���������.' , solutely safe, and will cure nil stomach  is beuten by the oysters of Port Lin-   i i.   .._-������������������ ���������       ��������� '  -     -  coin in South Australia, which are  the largest edible ones in the world,  They arc as large as a dinner-plate,  and of much the same shape. They  are sometimes more than a foot across  the shell, and the oyster fits his habitation so .well that he does not leave  much margin.  It   is   a   new   sensation,   when   a   T1      n.    Williams  friend asks you to lunch at Adelaide,    nl^t-vin'r.  n, t  to have one oyster fried in butter, or^    Brockvillo, Out  in eggs and bread crumbs, set before '  you, but it is a very pleasant experience; for tho flavor and delicacy of  the Port Lincoln mummoth are proverbial, even in that lund of luxuries  break tip colds and make teething  easy. Mrs. Thos. Craft, Binscarth,  Man., says: "I have used Baby's  Own Tablets for constipation arid  toothing troubles, and do not know of  any other medicine that can equal  them. They are always satisfactory in  their results." Sold hy medicine d'cal-  ars orJ>y nistiljtt 25 cents a box from  Medicine   Co.,  Hotel Visitor���������"Are there any door ' I  about here?" ' -  WANTED.  LADIES to do plain and light sowing at homo, wholo or spore time;  good imy, work sont any distance;  charges naid; send stanip for particulars. National Manufacturing Co.,  iVfnntronl.  V������'p nil cmihIuVi* reform an extremely  good thing for our friends to Invostl-  gf.o and seek lo practice.  The only reason, probably, why all  our frh'iids haven't tin ux to grind la  been line they ciin l Mini in������;- nx.  Gillie���������"Well, there was yin, but  the gentlemen were nye sootin' nnd  shootin' nt it. an' I'm tliinkin' it left  the tlet'sti'iet,"���������Punch.  quickly flfnpi coiifilii,   cures colds,  hc.nN  llio   tin ont mi J   Iuiiei.   ���������    ���������   .   :J3 ccilt.i.  CUT YOUR FUEL BILL IN HALF  by  using a  SUPREME STEEL RANGE  made only by  THE   SUPREME   HEATING   CO.,  Wolland, Ont.  Ts the only Second Combustion  Range made iu Canada. Is very  handsome in appearance and guaranteed to save 60 per cent In Fuol.  Ask your hardware man  for  or write our western agents,  WALDON COMPANY,  Princess   St., Winnipeg.  m  ���������^sseg  mm  mm '?^(!Si^'/iim,**^���������"���������*J,*f* ?*  n-r.  ���������L'EiXi-E,    -Gii^HvK-WOOi).    -ftSHTlSH    COMJiSMj?.  <f  C^  rtfvraW      >-.  The  >r  a  TC  CI I j. O 5 '. }     i. J .     V> ������  HOSTELRY  T//E LEDG^  CITV  8  S^^P^^O      1    63    '    Is 11"'>'I--'"������1 every Thursday alGrccn-  & E    4Sll<l>^ 4/3 '   W^������   wood, 15   C, and the price i.s $5 a year,  J'aggago transferred to  any part of the City. Furniture moved to any part of  the District. General T)ray-  ing of all kinds.  SIDNEY OLIVER. !=  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  I,edge, O-roeiiwodil, H. C,  R. T. LOWERY,.  PUB.ISHER.  001; n   c, ni'V; :'.o,  iooo.  ���������VEi'iiOw- ^lw*s.->-������^������������fc"^VJ' ,c  - 1  ���������'��������� Get your Razi rs Honed %-,  .1  ... ,-t ��������� /    ������ ��������� ' *, f I >.    & r, j- I j f-    r j {���������  tne.*   ; \Jllt    iJiiltli.  t������i  r.1  r.--\  ..John. A. MGfi/Issl'S^:-?  1 i 1-=;  Proprietor. ;i>  -KfTU jv.'u. ���������  $&& .A.  f'i ���������&��������� i\/  o  3������ "iTV  S/j op,  Green1voad,  ���������-C   /".^w   VV-.-v,/~-:?-'    -/  "--���������'i' '*. V 'fin *3--'  A liltic mark- here indicates that  your   .Subscription   ha-i  W'hecome   deceased,   nncl  Ol '  ^���������Ihat- the  editor   would  0 ' onr<! more like  to  commune with  t! ���������  Jj  your collateral.  to  ft  (,���������  6  t'-  C"  ?-'  serious malady, All she hud during the long fast, win- Icnir.n juiee  and water. She was .pcimilted tc  talk, otherwise the results might  have been fatal. Simmi mm she regains her health the experience she  has had ought to he of great service should 'she desire to obtain a  living by writing poetry.  C.iiAKLKY A dams,, the great baseball pitcher,' had a narrow-escape  in Pittsburg. Over -!.'!"> women  chased liiin around the city trying  lo ki.-s liiin. Uc e?caped principally licciui'-e his wife would object ami was not. rlroug enough to  ���������hras-h ilie en tire buncli of frenzied  damsels, rit'.j-burg is evidently a  warm town, when a man has to  hide for fear of being kissed.  For Christmas send your friends  a cnji*, I' l-'loat. You can get a  copy ai.'ini.- ulliee for 25 eeiits.  Widdowson, Assayer, Nelson, B. C.  The  k*0  .  In Phoenix  Is situated in a central and prominent, part of the city. 'The rooms  are warm and pleasant, the meals  Get something useful for that  Christmas  Present.  Gulley is showhio' a fine  line of  Rockers  ��������� Chairs,     '   . . ��������� .   .  Hearthrugs,  Pictures  All suitable for Christmas and New Year's Gifts.-  <������  ^5naps si  nes.  Ya\m, B. 0.  <;ko. r. '.vr.ii.s, ['rnpi-iotDi*.  -First-class in everything.  .Steam heat,   electric   light,  private   baths.     Telephone  in every  room.   First-class  bar and barber shop.  'Jkis meets all trains.  n w-nwnvM-'mr-inmr  i  r-.-wi^>>.U'. *^*^v*.^*i������i<������.-9nr3_*.������J-U.*AV>^������*.i ji������^*-*-Hii*-*.'*\><-.;r.-i  Do   i:iLdWfi^/l<&  MUTUANT TAILOfl  Clothes Cleaned,  Pressed  and  IJ" paired.  Dry ('leaning a Specialty.  CiK FEN WOOD. 11 C.  TWISTIXd THK T  rir.  imntu'rsn.t  .   ;��������� ? :��������� ?:Is  in*  U   J   t.:i  Jn Nelson (he 'l'l-einonfc house is  kept by Mai one it 'I":*'*;;iil 11:-, two of  the while-it*   men  v,bo''ver eatcied  , to the public or handed   a pen to a  , ������uest.    Tlii'y   own   n copy  of the  j New York Herald dated  April lo.  ; 18(i"). and coiitaining an account, of  1 the assa'-sinalion of Abrahain   Lin-  leoln.    This co]>y  is   much   prized  ; by liicn)   and   will  be.   framed and  j placed in tlie rotunda of tho hold.  ! The Isrc].--on Mews made mention of  the fact and in   ;i   few days a jotit*-  iiali.'-tic liar at  tlie  eoasr.  twisted  ��������� the (ruth   and   sent  the   following  dispatch to Ihe N"ew York Herald :  PIAfiF^AfOfmi     ''Victoria.   U.   C.   Tuesday.--  DLKUL'W^-UUsil A copy of the Herald   of  April lo,  PHOENIX $j  The  nearest  hole!  to the ^  NELSON, B. C.  Real Estate,  Mines,  insurance and  Fruit Lands.  cw! CORRESPONDENCE    SOLICITED.  LSli"), was recently sold for ?i.'.J0 to  the nnningement of the Tremont  hotel, Nel-on. The issue was in  mourning with turned rules. Jt  has been framed as the treasure of  the rotunda of the hotel."  As a result of this dispatch, in  the Herald the proprietors of the  Tremc.nt have  been  receiving let-  lusty and substantial, the cigars  and liquors of tho best, and the  laiidlord will  bu  pleased   to  have  J. B-. Boone,  Proprietor.  ������������������' !���������������=.-= -cxn= mrT-ziA***nr.  rr/Kmu *vt������u.tk ssjVTMitKx-iwtt%jrsod xra  A   cnui.  was ai'i'csted   iu   New  York  because   she   tried   to   beg  something at the house of  Rockefeller in order to  buy   Christmas  presents  for   her   rehuive.-.    John  I), was probably not aware  of this  Christian aec in the f.ice of Christ- [everyone call and see him  mas,  but if  be  is  sincere   in   his j  noi-e about church niftUers he will I  Hie the cold-bloo.led   flunkey who  caused tho airest of this panr little  B5"1!-    YViikn wo went lo Sunday school  we heard a great deal about .lesus  sayinfr, "Siilfer little children to  come unto me av:d forbid them  not." ."Jesus and Kccki-feller are  (ividentiy diliVrent, for just before  Christmas a little girl was arrested  in New York for begging at the  rc.-idenee of the oil magnate. John  or Ins servants are evidently not  live followers of the lowly N:\y.i-  line wiio blazed the gospel trail in  the early days.  The Canadian i'acilie Railway  for the Christmas and New Year  holidays announce a low round  (rip rate. Tickets will be-on sale  December 'Jlst to 120--h, and I).*-  eember IVSth to January Isr, with  a final return limit to January Om.  Take your Repairs to  "a D. MORRISON  Grand Forks, the Loading  of the Boundary District  Phono 27.  jS_jj  Greenwood, B. C.  ISty ^/<S/l^y^/^/^^'S)/Z/^/^i/Zi O QSts/Q/&*&f&. ^^/Si/^^b/%l%^sr^/^9/^'  ���������k,  Itepiilar monthly niee.tinna of  ^"k.cf OreiMiwood lotlgu No. 28, A. F.  \j.-J & A. 51., are held nn  the  first  Tiiurs'lay in each month in Fraternity hall, Wood block, Government  street.  Greenwood.   Visiting' brethren  are coidiidly bivited to attend:  .IAS,  S.   ill KM II. Scci-i-tHi-y,  GK KENWOOD  Ts situated in the heart of tho city and within  J , stepping distance of all (he banks, restaurants,  ) express, stage, telegraph offices, etc.   The buikl-  ������ i-ng is heated with hot water and has a radiator  I in every room. ��������� The bar contains a large variety  i of brewed,  vinteil  and distilled beverages suit-  * able lo the tastes of a cosmopolitan population.  ' Come in and have something.  I  J. H. GOODEVE ���������"- 7 PROPRIETOR  1 ��������� ���������^'^^t/^/^.'^ir ���������%/a.-^/5a/5/s&- ���������^^v^^/^'-a. 3-f Vbs&w&/&^^A&/%f^/%^,4&rib,$  ter  s   Irom   various  people   in  tne  ^~  Granby mines.  One of the Oi!*^.  ic ot the }r:->' ft.;-/ m^ r*% ac a  -#j largest dining rooms in the ^ | XnB^O-^^  W city.    The  bar  is   replete (a;   ^ felsiSs V fJ v." "  ���������ffe w'^ nerv0  hracers  of  all "^\  ���������''���������-i kinds, and  the  most   I'ra- ^^*-  ���������Jjj grant cigars.   Drop up and '  '*���������-*                  see me.  "A. 0. J0HN50N  I'llOlMIIHTOIt.  C������J CO C-l5 (*JU) f^CvJT^i'.O t^> ~o (^1 v'J  >������A & A  .States, qfTering to sell old papers  ; and other curios at various prices.  |AI. and Jack have now an excel-  j lent clnuce to start- a museum of  , curio'-iiies and we would suggest  , r        ,   . .   ,, illiat   tlicv   buy all  the   copies   of  Mountaineer and tvoote-j L(n,-,,v-!; Ci.lim Iunv in (,xtt,ll(!l,  nay    Standard     Cigars.; ;n one   bundled   years   from   now  Made by ; copies of that journal will be worth  i  more than their weight in goi-1.  lIU.-ii'.AN'D WANTED.  C3*jvwit. szck rx-j-ra  neer  i*  V  *isO>  Greencuood, S. C  -The oldest hotel in the city, and stil!  under the same uiiinaireuii'iit. liootiif  ^comfortable, meals equal lo any in thc  'city, and the bar i-ppplics only the best  ^Corner of Greenwood and Government  ^streets.  THE  Arlington Hotel  GREENWOOD  -Is the place for Peep-o'-Day Cock-  ..tails    and   Evening   Night-Caps.  ..Buttermilk a specialty during the  warm season.  C. A. Dempsey, Prop.  Frank Fi etc Iter  Pkovi.nciai. Land Sfuviivois,  C> ���������> p* t" ������������������. 5 *i 5 3 ,<-\ n try  \ f r������ f f h i;y a it m  Uj t ���������- l-.j .j* 1 li  Li.   X.J VJ- ������.J  AMPl    l*.",; il\ dQ .". \;  Durii'g our many   ye irs   of editorial   e.vpciience   in   the wild and  beautiful     west     we     have     re-  Nelson   ];. c. joi'ivcd ninny strange   Ktter-i.    V.'c  '    '    ' |once  received  one   while  in'New  =,=s' I Denver   from   a  girl   in   Indiana.  She  stated   that  siie   was   r, fine,  large   iloosier  ;jirl   and  wanted a  husband, a good   miner preiV* ied.  We  .'���������cut   !'.'.���������;���������   tho  address of Jim  Ward,    l-.ctl    I'iitldv.    Dick   Shea.  h>na 'i'  ���������    Sll,*i.  >s,.    r'.ir  Ooinpanion   for  Canadians.  The Youth's Companion has  long been distinguished for its famous British contributors. Tennyson and Glad-i'.me are iiore-  woi'lhy among ibo-'i* ���������-:!'  years, and the niil ''v^if '.in  names as ii'idyird !Cy!iu  I'M win Arnold, ,S.r R'-giu.-tld I'.il-  grave and the Duchess id Sii'-ii*"-  land. Darii.g li)10 Tne Cmi  panion will ne. citri 'ii-'d b^- ih-  eoiitribiilinns ol' mi'jy -.������'���������' --i  wi iters. Among iik-.-l* .in: lie-  Duke of Argyle (who will wiire o.i  Scotlish an'l lii-ll cl-ms), Lttly  Henry Somerset, Rt. il*;n. James  Rryce, P.iitish ambassador to tlm  United riiates, Jane  15-irlow, l'\ T  VaT      F       'f������"f    Gi-.-.'emvend .Miner.-,!   ?,','/  V'    a  '    "a-9   I-'   M. ii.f-.its, -very-  ^V  iijnii  Uali/Coi'- | ih)  Saturday c-e.uhiv iu  per street, <>re!������nwri:������il, at 7:;I0,  Also in  i)j;ii  ;it   .'ibitiiei* DoiIj-  iiiim'  Friiliiv eviiiiiT- at 7 :H0. A  U1M   UKATIIKKTON.  Secretarv  y >' rr  ���������>.-,;,>;4,.  .*.-������ v_-1. 3 i v  Tp "the best furnished hotel in the Boundary  district. Tt' is heated with steam and  lighted by electricity. Excellent* sample  moms. The bar is always abreast of the  time!*', and meals are served 'in the (.life  id any hour, dav or niu'ht.  I    '  ;lf Tho Windsor Hotel Co  '.!���������. J. Gar tier, Manager  Denver.  -..:-:r-:-fa'f������-3������!:������SS*5j'SJV������S������  ������  li   ���������'  "AMOH  FOR BALE.  Leaves Greenwood for Spokane  it 7 u. in., and for Oroville at '2:'.)0  o. m. J. MuDonki.l.  J. B. Cameron.  Leading Tailor of the  Kootenays.  fk Kootenay Saloon  Sandon, B. C, has a line ot nerve  bracers unsurpassed in any nioiio-  tain town ot the Great West. A  glass of aqua pura given free with  spirits uienti.  'Hotel  Alexander  PHOENIX,   B.   0.  Is ti comfortable home for  .the  miner and   traveler.  Good mealn and pleasant.  rooniH.    Pure liquors anil        i  .fragrant cigars in the bar.        j  E.  V.   ClIbSITOI-M",  I'ltoi'itiiTot:. !  trJMXT)Mj*Htuvnjyu3*',.-t r*������tarniirffiw.-'?  THE HOTEL GRANBY  Is pleasantly situated iu the heart  of Grand Fork*', and is convenient  to   all   the   leading  financial  and  i  commercial instil u tin ns of tlie city.  .Travelers will lind it ������ comfortable  place to sojourn when in Ihe city.  Float is not a periodical.  It is a book containing SO  illustrations all told, and  is filled with sketches and  stories of western life. It-  tells how a. gambler cashed  in after the flush days of  Sandon ; how it rained in  New Denver long after  Noah was dead ; how a.  parson took a drink at  Dear Lake in early days ;  how j (if-lice was dealt in  Kaslo in "Xi; how the  saloon man out prayed the  women in Kalamazoo, and  graphically depicts the  roaming;- of a western  editor among the tender-  feet in the cent belt. It  conlains the early history  of lYobon and a romance  of the Silver King mine.  Tn it are printed three  west'Tii pueiiiH, and dozens of ai'lieles too numerous to infill ion. Heiid for  one before it \a loo late.  The price is '_'.") cents,  postpaid to any part of Ihe  world. Addre.M all letters to ,  i Mese JJurns. Danny Mel'liei'san,  !n;g Sandy. Al. Rilmer, Jake Kel-  .-:eii, James Copland, ^like Siiick,  liili I'.eaeh and sewr-vl other well-  known hard-rock and gumbnot  miners, but to this (lay we have  never heard whether the girl in  .Indiana took a lease or bond on  any cf the above-mentioned gentlemen. The girls are. still looking  for miners, as ihe following letter  addressed to " Dawson, Alaska,"  wiil show :  Los A.n-c'i:u:s, Cab, Nov. 1), 100!).  Postmaster, Dawson, Alaska. You  no doubt think this a freik, it may  be to, some limes th'*y are preferable and profitable.  Knclosed you will lind a sealed  stamped letter. Will you do me  a favor by addressing this letter to  a man about thirty-live or forty of  a good reputation, of financial  means and single. I wish a friend  to correspond with there, no objection to a gced miner of means,  f am a woman of good refine in cuts  and self-supporting.  Please oblige, J. 0. Los Angeles,  California.  As a rule the business man who  idoes not advertise is lazy.  I     U.m.kss dipped   in   sugar, truth,  las a rule, is unpleasant to take.  I  I    '1 iii; provincial  government has  'plenty of money ami should start a  l;at.k of its own.  A .-ly-iim: rancli foi-.a:i!t!. I'iist'ol.i-j- r-.-ii 1 Mini  ;iili-lrri*^:ituil from il l,-il;i: en tin; ii'n-'li riiil.  Z.'iMcn!-i clt'iiro.l. il" acres fte(* fivui .-.i;m|>3 ami  11.   .11.   Johnston, Sir !-r(,"-u-1' ���������������;"���������.'"���������'���������fiy   'riio l.aUi.-.-oof ihnimi.i  ' ' U rovoicil with 2,'i(>:i,ii(i(i factor npi'ii, im-rchiiiit-  i\h|i! ;i:nlicr All tho l.inet i.-j funco-l m n lirst-  (���������liia'.- iiiniiiicr. ;uiil Hil* T.'i ncivs rlciriMl i-! fcnci'd  oil' from tliu tliu uiicli-iiru-l poilinn. Corr.il->.  c'.iuto-, 1������k hanis and hoiiio. .lint ">'; mile.-.  from a t:iil������-iiy llaf: stiiti..'.n anil two mile-, from  a sawmill -.itu-ited on a sjiiu* of tho fln-at.  N'ortliurn mil way. IVrpotnal spi-ini; of walor  lliar ni-vui- fiTo/L*s.   '1'iiH rani'li Inn a *--ohI irov-  send a-5 once the Si'.00 for tha"nu\v  lT"!'-,"t-,7,',".',,-,"n-,'>'"li"K'1 "!' 01ll;'!'i"t-l>f  .,   , .. ii,      i llie il atiii-t.   Ir i; Miiualcil 0:1 Annrclii-t rnoiiii-  1!)I0   \oiii:iie.    Not  only doe.-i liei,.,!,,, SL.Voii inii.--* ir.if.i .MhIi-h, Wn-h.- tik-  liullei'i, Sir.  J.unea Criclit-.ni- Drowue. 1*]. \\'.  Tiiouiaon, and lisv. \V. J. Dawson,  (w\)0 will write on fruit gro.ving  in Kootenay).  I'ivory new Canadian   subscriber  will it ad it nf SDceial advantage lo  get the b.'.'iulii'til '* Venetian"'  calendar for 11)10. lithographed in  Ihiitcen colors and gold, but all  tiie issues of Tlie Companion for  tiie remaining weeks of 1901) from  the time the subscription is received. The Youth's Companion,  Companion Building. Boston, .Mass.  Insurance of any kind is a good  investment, whether life, accident  or fire. Jn Phoenix D. J. Mathe-  ������on pays particular attention to  this line of business and those interested should consult him at their  earliest convenience in person or  by mail.  Widdowson, Assayer,  Nelson, B. C.  lain,   seven  mlli'-i iruf'i  .Mol^n,   U's'i'  price N *-"i i'.*r acre u.i-h,   A pplv lo  U. fi. Sini.KV.  Siilicy,- li. (!.  'fj5   /L-^i  <t>  us  ^L-^f  PPvOVlfiCE  HOTEli  Cirand Forks, is a large throe-storey'  brick hotel that provides the im'niie  with good meals and pleasant ronnin.  A new litiililiug, but the same old rate.*)  K.MIL LARSfvX Proprietor.  SUNK HAT. ACI'  Certificate of Improvements  xciriCK  '-.I! L" Miii.Tiil f'laini, simnli* in llii; G"uOn wo-,-1  ���������    Jiiiiii-i; Oh-i-'ion   of Vnlu    OK iu t    When-  liii-ntii!:   II Hiuiuriiii!; Cuiiip.   IVc.t  l*\irk of.  Kuttli: I'ivcr.  TAMO NOTIOKIInt I. J.S. Iliirri-on. nti-nt  for Marion  A'.wood.  I "rue Minor's Oriilii-utu  N'o.   J!  -.'lilli!.  anil   Tlmni.-i.-.   M    flr.ivcs,   l-'rcc  Miner's   (Jurtilicato   Nn. lillll!),   int"nil,   sixty j  (l-us   from   tlio  date   horo'if,   to npply  to tlio  Mini:!!*; JKco.unl"r   lor   a CVrlilicateiif.liin.-rovu.  ini'iit.-.  for the purpo-,0 of ohtaiiiin^ a. Crown  Grant hi the uhovc olaim.  Anil fiirthor take,  nutioc  that, action,   under  si'ef.nn   37. mint    Ins  ooimneni-i-il  liefora t .e  M������iiaiii-c >>f audi Ci-itiliaatiiofrniiirovciiKmt^  Dated thiK.'lid day ur Ilpivmhor, A'W lt������l.-  .)..-.. lIAItr.'ISON. ;  ������ Greenwood, is  the  home for workiugmen of all nations.   It is  ;-������ convenient to the smelter on the bill.    The  dining room is sup-  ������j plied with tasty and substantial, food, while the bar contains the  o best   wet good;  in   the  market;    Electric  lig'its all over the  ������  9 premises.    Hot and cold baths.  % ~  "  m  Loisxad,  I *:.3  h ������  Proprietor  ,ANNUAL  ST1SKEY & CO.  ���������ir, .  KELSON, B. C.  WJIObKSAbK  IlKAbKRS" IN  Produce   anii   Provisions  riK#iifjr*M nam  Tin-: moon goes around the earth  in a little less than L\S days,    This  lis the best time on iccord.  FRED RUSSELL!^-  T- Eowery  Tf?E]VIO|SlT HOUSE  Nelson. B. C, Is run on the  the American' and .European  plan, Nothing yellow nbout  He: beui'ie except the gold in  t>*e:������iA.*.  MaIoi?c.&   Tnc.giJflis  (IHF.KX WOO I), n. c.  ���������HtWWJim IW'WHI-W'WUrt*  The Hotel Siocan  Three I'orks, H. C, is the leading  hotel of the city. Jfoiintiiin trout  iiiul game dinners n .ipeciully.  Knorus reserved, hy telegr������i)h.  Hugh Hiven, Prop  Dining the fiscal year over L'."*,000  people were naturali/'.'.'d iu,Canada.  Out '.1,001) of them came from  Ihe I'uited States.  .I.s these ilnyA of wireless tele-  gt'iipln- and other wonderful inventions our friend Mike says that  it will soon be possible to go round  tiie woild without leaving home.  Tin; death of Ming Leopold has  removed an incubus from the universe and i.t is to be hoped that  when his rciucaination takes place  he will icttiru lo Ihe earth in the  loiin of a giay wolf.  Law and medical societies consider it infra dig for their members to ndverlise in th.". press. If  the papers considered it infra dig  lo mention at any time cither professions this foolish and back-  numbered custom might become  obsolete.  1  Lv Detroit by fasting lo days a  young woman has been curcil.of a  EASTERN- CANADA  ���������EXCURSIONS.  T.om- Itiitinil Triii Hates to  Ontario, Quebec and  Maritime Provinces.  Tickets on sale Dee. i to Dec. 31, inclusive, good to return within three months.  Tickets issued in connection with Atlantic  Steauisipli lliisiness will be on sale from  Nov. 21 and limited to live, months, from  dale of issue.  -..      1  l'itiest  r-:(|iii|)iiieiil, Standard  First Class  and  Tourist  Sleeping  Cars'-atid  Dining  Carson  all Through Trains.-   Comparl-  niein-I/ibrary-Obsci-vatiou  Cars on '.'Ini-  Dtirinn the 137 mouths that   I .oivcryV ! portal Limited" and "Atlantic" Express."  Claim was on earth it did   Ihimim's- ell i   over   the   woilil.     It   im������   the.   ino.-t \ ~ Thrnnf'i  Pvnrt������.-*; Tr.-iln-; hiilv  "?  iiniipie, iiid.'i.-n.i.'t.t ..nil feat less i-.tir- 3 ' nrmW f-xprcs nam* uaiiy 3  nal ever iiroiluccil in (.'a'iiada     l'*i!i!i::i!; : :   and theolo���������'ii-nl eneiiiii*" pui'-tii'd it \iiih  the  venein  of a  ratllesnal;.*  until,the  goveriinii'itt   .-hut   it  out   of Ihe. mail-.,  innl  its editor  reasail   lo   |iiihlii-li   il,  [���������a 1 liy oil ,*e rcuiiit of a ila/.y liver anii  partly Ih.'C.uim* it   hike- a pile nf iiioucy The "Imperial Limited" leaves Winnipeg  to mil (i |iii|.cr thnl   is  ..'.t'.-nv.'d, 'Ihi'l'i' ,hUv ;il ���������l8.I,i ,m,lthe"AtlaiUie l*xpress".  irestil ���������j;lil!ff..n.ni.-:liiu...?..| (Iii-   -.. t   .;        rl.-iilv, ' nuiUiiig  amiiections   at  I'llllH'il J- ill I' 11 i-    III  III nil.      .Sl'llH   I".   -������������������������������������:��������� ,, 1  r"        11 ���������   ,      ,.     .   .1 r  J '        ��������� Monlrenl fornll points Iviist thereof.  Tril.t.-'f'-r i.T r.��������� rj niil- l.irt-iMi*.  T.i'i* Xi.ticn Unit I inti'inl t) n|iplj- In llie  Siiiiorinteiiili'.it. of I'rovlnciiil l'o ic������ -f..r n  li'iiti'lYr nf 111': lli|iitn- lli-oiisi: now liuM liy ino.  rm* tin* .Viiitlioi-n Hotel in Kliolt, II C. lo.loiiu  Siilliv.in  Iiulcil tliii-.lft. iljy i>( IVei'inlier, l!i''.i.  NOW.MA.V lA'SK.  LOV/ERY'S CLAIM  1 vest  'Ini-; '���������t.mc(.>;.;to i-xi'iiKSS"  le.'ives'Wiiiiiipi-jf drily  at  2i':.j*���������. iiinkH'','  cotitieetion.'i at Toronto lor all points K.ist j  .   ���������* and West I hereof. ....  uid vet one m -J.i .".0 and tret the l.'i;���������������������������  ll.'T  I.OWlUtV.  (Ji'Heinvond. IV C  Apply to the nearest C. I'. U. agenl  fur  full iiai'ticulurs.  o.. JL  Dealer in Coal, Wood, Tics, Poles,- etc.   Heavy Teaming  lo any part of the District.  Far away fields are usually thought to be green. ^1  )������ This is probably "why so many people in the /  Houndary are constantly buying real estate and j  ������> stocks far .'from the district in which they live. A  \p Why not put some of your speculating money in y  p ventures within a few miles of your own door, and <^  Af benefit yourself aiid the country in ��������� which you y  f   reside and make money ? ' ^  ^ The Argo Mining and Tunnel Co. of Greenwood X  is orgnniwd under the. laws of British Colnmbia,e^f  with a capital sto-.k of $125,000, divieed . into; A  5.):)0'X) shares at 25 cents each, non-personal lia- y  Iiility. Adjoining Greenwood the company own a ^|  largo number of valuable claims, with high-grade  gold and copper ore showing on the surface. The  \ company is now engaged in running a tf.OoO-foot  lunnnl to tap all these loads ar. great depth. Every  indication is favorable ro the striking of valuable  deposits of ore, and the' time to invest is now,  S':cn as ore is encountered at great depth tho price  of stock will ascend rapidly and the chances of  niakiiuV'bu: money *>ut of a small investment will**  noi Ii;; so gt i"l. Tiii! time lo speculate is when  things are be^itiiiiiir. The success of this big  fnii'iel m-aiis great, wealth for rhe investors and  increased prosperity for the entir.- district  investors and visitors to the district aro cordially  I invited'to inspect the properties and view the work  %} being done in ihe uuioL'l. For further particulars  A addrcs-i the president or secretary,.  Y '^LA LOPSTAD, A. 5. BLACK,  |r President. Secretary.  i  '.'Unequalled for Domestic Use."  '1  11  ��������� 'i  i:  hi  Jl;  / w   ^ j    yt-^iu.   <���������    y* ������*.    tttvjjuttr iiic

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