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 <*.  ���������A  o  ^  V."  ���������o  ?..  %  ��������� I,  ������������������^' vL?r  ft  22  Vol., XVi: .  -." .  QREEN'WOOD, B, 'C.V THURSDAY, .FEBRUARY 1*7,11910.-  - '"'.'/:No. 32,.  ���������wwHawaweMBWwwaaBS*^^  C.'-F, ST0  jgG' - Sto0k:',;,oi ��������� spring  iM-Miliiiier.Y-:is -now  aMving. ' - Patrons' buying earljr  will;; save money, as Eastern  Prices are constantly going up.  ���������fiamiiawuir^i.i-a'^^  t '������������������This-week:-at The Russell-Law-Caul field Co. . .'  - ��������� ���������^������������������jaM; FRESH' ������<JGS:  Also Oyster Shells and Grits for the Chickens. ���������>   -  Russell-Law-Caulfield Co., Ltd.  .-  Hardware.   Groceries.    Furnishings. - Crockery.  Passing^hroiigj  FURNITURE  Bought, Sold and Exchanged.  A. :L. WHITE  '    . PHONE 1G.     .  ��������� FJJAYNES -  45 cents a Pound  Our Prices are  J.' W,. 'Neipon,'vjsil'cd, Phoenix  Monday.    c- .       \x ,  ' Jas.' D��������� McCreath  is' on  a vi.-ifc  to Spokane.   :'-,;���������  ' ,The weather' hit, lo below Wed  needay morning'.-.   *  0. J. Wilson ,of,'*Vernon wasiu  .the city this weelc.v,  'Jas. 0. Dale returned to Brides-  viUe Saturday last:' '  Judge Brown of Grand Forks  was in tho city Monday.  A.'D. Broomfiolil of Westbridge  was in the city MoMday."  Sid Oliver has about completed  harvesting tho ice'xrop.  Robt.   Wood came down  from  the West Fork tbia^week.  M. W. Ludlow of Denoro was a  visitor in the city Monday.  * John H. East, the Midway fruit  grower, was a visitor in the city  last week.  respect.- ,The' costumes were both  artjstic and grotesque. Miss Becker  .was awarded' the ladies'-prize and  W.. .0. n. Wilson the gentleman's.  The comic prizes .were captured by  Miss Brj ant and Geo. Clerf. The  Bui>h'.orchestra -furnished excellent  music '��������� '     J  The^Couciliation board met List  Wednesday . and beard evidence'  until Saturday evening, when'Geo.  Heathert^n - summed up the case  for tho union. Monday morning  E. G. Warren 'presented the company's side of tho case. ' After  adjournment the arbitrators and  representatives of the company and  union held a conference witli tlie  object of arriving at a settlement,  but tho questions iu dispute remain juit as they were.  Western- Float-������  twenty-five groceries  in the City  Pastry Baked Daily arid Al-  .   - ways Fresh., _  We have just received a shipment of Clocks of  the very newest designs  in   Marbeliz"d  Wood.  - Euameled   Wood,  and   Mission   Finish.    Also  Something    Very    Nifty    in   Mantle   Clocks.  A. LOGAN & GO,  Jewelers, Greenwood, B. C. .  Wi Reiser Hofe  The Windsor Hotel is one of the best furnished  hotels in the West. It is located in tho heart of  Greenwood and within easy reach of all the financial .and commercial institutions of the Copper  Metropolis. Heated with steam and lit by elec- -  , tricity. Commodious sample rooms. The bar is  replete with all modern beverages, and the C.ife  uever closes.    Rooms reserved by telegraph.  The Windsor Hotel Co.    .- E. J. Cartier, Manager  muaititmimtavamtssa^usm  PHOENIX BEER  is delicious in taste and free from impurities.   Order  a case or bottle at the earliest opportunity. s  Phoenix = Brewing - Co.  (Limited.)  The Pride of Western Canada. Phone 138, Greenwood  ���������        PHOENIX, B. C.  Is opposite tlie Great Northern depot and is a delightful  haven for the weary traveler.   Great veiiis of hotTwater  ' " ' run through the entire house, and bathrooms are al-  .-���������.-    ways at the en-vice of tbof-e in seaifh-of-material  cleanliness. The dining room.is an enemy to,dyspepsia,  ��������� while the artistic appointment of the liquid refreshment'-.  '*���������'makes the drinks go down like eating fruit in a flower  -..garden,    The pample. rooms are the largest iu' the naonn-.  tains and a pleasure to .drummers  with big trunks.  JAS. MARSHALL        -       -       PROPRIETOR  ���������% S. . Regular monthly meetings ot  4/%f Greenwood lodge'No. 28, A. F.  p^ & A. M., are held on the first  .Thursday in eacn month in Fraternity hall, Wood block. Government  street. Greenwood.., Visiting brethren  are cordially itiyited to attend.', , ' ���������  JAS, S. BriJVi:-,. Secretary,  ������... A   ���������  (j!eenwood Miners'  anion, No. 22, W:  b1 M., meets every  Saturday evenii.tf in Union Hall, Copper street, Greenwood, at 7:30.  .  Also in hall at   Mother Lode mine  Friday even iuirs ntr7-:30. -*,���������'���������- . '���������  GEO. HEATIIERTON, "Secretary  Take your Repairs to '  '  A D. MORRISON  Grand Forks, the Leading  of the Boundary District  CITY  Baggage transferred to  any part of tlie City. Furniture nioved to any part of  the District. General Dra-y-  ing of all kinds.  SIDNEY OLIVER.  Get your Razt rs Honed ]  v and your Baths at  Frawley's  Barber . ....  Shop, Greenwood,  ec������-9ea-9e������a&dee������o������������0>8*MM^  James Buchanan & Co's  'GREENWOOD LIQUOR CO.  IMEQRTERS.GREENWOOD, B. 0.  see-fto&^oeaQ'-B������--}^  MERCHANT TAILOR  Clothes Cleaned, Pressed and  Repaired.  Dry Cleaning a Specialty. .  /GREENWOOD,..B, V.  PROCTER  LACKWOOD  NELSON, B. C.  Real Estate,  Mines,  Insurance and  Fruit Lands.  CORRESPONDENCE   SOLICITED.  STARKEY &C0.  NELSON, B.C.    '  V  .   .WHOLESALE. :''.'V-  DEALERS'IN.;.������������������'���������������������������   ���������. :   !-  Propuce   AND   PH6VISIONS  Rev. J. A. Petrie attended a  meeting oj the. Presbytery in Nelson last.week., '' >/  The free dance at "the Ladysmith  hotel last Friday "Light was a pro.  nouueed success. l*-; - *  -  Rory McLeod, has let the contract to huild a house on hid ranch  up the Kettle river.  Mrs. Harry Towns serves meals  at the National, hotel all the time'  from C a. m. to 6 p. m.  F. F. Ketchum of Beaverdell is  in the city, having comedown with  ���������Mb partner, W. A. Keith.  Tuesday afternoon in the Pacific  hotel J. F. Potts and.Mrs. Minnie  Thompson were married by the  Rev. J. A. Petrie.  ��������� -E. W. Bishop this, week completed the installation of the heating plant in the public school. The  plant works satisfactorily.  J. L.-Whito returned from Victoria last week," where ho hail  been attending a meeting of the  Pharmaceutical association.   '  Henry .Nicholson of Camp Mc-  -Kinney-nvas-iri tho"eity,ovcr_ Sunday. ��������� Mr. Nicholson id ono of the  real old-timers of tlla district.' .  Dr. Arbuckle left Tuesday morning for the Caribno country. During his short residence here the  doctor has made many friends  who will wish him succets.  Grand Master"liicli will officially  visit Phoenix lodge, A. F. & A.  F., this evening. The other Boundary lodges will join''Phoenix iu  welcoming the grand master.  ��������� Jas. Copland of Bridesville is in  the city. He has granted an extension of time .for payment on  the Le Roi to the Phoeuix syndi-  sate -holding the option on id, and  work will.be resumed at once.  The International cup won hy  the hockey team is on exhibition  iu tho store of A. Logan & Co. In  a few weeks the district cup will  be with it, and next year the B. C.  champioiifchip will come to the  Boundary.  - AV. A. Keith of Beaverdeil is in  the hospital suffering from blood  poisoning in tho hand. About a  week ago he got a sliver in his  thumb, from which blood -poisoning resulted. The doctors havo  hopes of saving the hand.  A Chink was brought down from  Wellington camp this week aud is  in the provincial lock up on a  charge, it is said, of licking an  Irishman. , A Chink who licks an  Irishman should be acquitted and  the Irishman given twenty years.  Stuart Gampbell of Vancouver  was a visitor in the city over Sun-  day. Stuart was one of Westminster's old lacrosse players who  taught the Salmon Bellies how to  become cbampionp. He is How in  the wholesale liquor business iu  the Terminil city. :���������  Nat Darling, the popular cigar  traveler was in the city this, week.  Nat doesn't .'have to solicit orders  any more. . When he strikes a  town the dealers climb over each  other to buy his cigars. While  hero ho took a $10,000 Option oil  some Vancouver, real estate.  ' John Miller of Nelson spent the  past week iu Greenwood. It is  said that he will . be .appointed  Boundary manager for. P.. .Burns &  Co.; thus allowing C. J. Wilson to  devote- his whole time to . (lie.  rapidly increasing business in tliu  distiict of which Vernou ia the  headquarters.  J. A. and Mrs. Brown of Keremeos were in the city' last week ou  their way to fipeiiil a month iu  Manitoba. Mr. Brown was publisher of the Chronicle in Keremeos, and -will probably Btart a  paper in eouio town west of there  on his return. Ho is one of the  bright newspaper mcti.oftho West.  The I. 0. -a F. innslcbalillpn--  Insurance of any' kind is a good  investment, whether life, accident  or fire. In Phoenix D. J. Mathe-  son pays particular attention to  this line of business aud those interested should consult him at their  earliest convenience in person or  by mail.  Won International.  The Greenwood hockey team returned from the Rossland carnival  Sunday with the International cup.  They would" have won the B. C.  championship cup had not Rochon  been severely injurad and unable  to play in tbe final' games. ,The  boys made a splendid record, only  losing one game. They defeated  both Moyie and Nelson easily,  losing to Phoenix in the B. C. cup.  In their njatch with Nelson the  local team played with one man  short and won by 6 5 Two of the  goals were made iu 1 min. and 50  seconds while McDonald was on  the fence.  An excursion train was run to  Rossland Saturday morning with  the intention of getting there in  time for the afternoon game. Two  extra player3 were on the train.  The excursion left here at 8 o'clock  and was scheduled to arrive in  Rossland at 2 p. m., but it didn't.  The motive power was some scrap-  iron, with smoke-stack, lire and  steam boxes, throttle and cowcatcher���������tho latter really unnecessary. All this metal wa3 carefully mounted on several sets of  brakele?s wheels. The train fiaally  got .in motion," aided by some" of  the crew with piuch bars. It  worked its way carefully to Eholt-,  Grand Forks-and through the bulldog tunnel, keeping within hailing distance of schedule time. On  the down grade, with accelerated  speed, the cow-catcher left the  scrap heap and'anchored itself and  the traiu. Then was seen the reason for the brakeless wheels and  the real object of carrying the cowcatcher. Tlie misfortune occurred along the Columbia and might  have resulted in a very serious accident and the loss of many lives.  A locomotive was procured aud  the train arrived in Rossland two  hours late and an hour after the  game had been played.  There  aro  iivNidton.  Porter   Bvo?  their   i-Hwmiil  huniiiifr.     1{,  lumber   to   tii  Oregon.  Harry N.i&li  will   not  operate  iiejir   Molson   this  is   too  far -to  ship  ir  railway   work in  is  lii.-  working  on  milling claims near Phoi'nix.  W. G. Foster id the npw manv  gpr of tho Nelson News. Billy  McMorris will'opf-n a real estate  office iu Vancouver.  1 4  Tom Outliers is feeding a press  iu a Nelson job office.  Vernon defeated Revelstoke by  a score of i 2 at Hockey last week.  Wm. Jewell has returned from  his viMt to Indiana and will be on  the freight nm between Nelson  u,ud Eholt.  During the absence of L. B.  Dt'veber in California, N. F. Kendall is manager of the Bjnk of  .Montreal in Nelson.  About So 000 a month goes out  of Nelson to pay on real estate at  the coast.    -  At  Baifour  the C.   P. -R,  bought  twenty   acres   from  Proctor  for  tho site  of the  tourist hotel.  W. E.  McCandlish  in  his  theatre at  Nelson   is   giving  public   an excellent  moving  ture   show   and    vaudeville  formance.    The theatre seits 500  people and  is frequently  crowded  to the limit.  Billy McAdams is night editor of  the Journal in Edmonton. His  hair is gray and he may return to  B. C. and open a real estate office.  Derake's comet visited Alberni  last week. It hadn't been there  for, 230 years.  David Roberts of Oroville was  struck by a Great Northern train  last week and will probably die.'  Frank Wilson of McGregor's  camp, near Oroville, had .liis foot  badly crushed between the dummy  engine and a car last week. . He  will lose the foot.  A landing on the Skeena river is  called .after Duncan Ross/  A steamer" id'to be built to ply-  between Golden and Canoe Flat.  P. A. O'Farrell is paying a visit  to Rossland.  Iledley has had only one inch of  snow this winter.  has  Tom  new  gem  the  pic  per-  There are no blanks in a box of  K and H cigars. They all draw  and omit au aroma that perfumes  the ozone when set on fire. It is  ever a pleasure to follow a man  who is smoking a K and H cigar.  Try one and be convinced.  City Council.  City council met Monday evening, all the members were present  but Alderman Buckless. Minutes  of previous meeting wero read and  aeopted.  Letters wero read and filed from  Provincial secretary, re appointment of polico aud license commissioners ; W. E. Hodge3, re  audit; Dr. McLean, accepting position of medical health officer;  aud R. T. Lowery, ro city printing-  Annual fee of 810 to the Canadian Municipal- association was  ordered paid.  H. Bunting wrote, complaining  of waste water froiii C. P. R. tank  flooding Boundary avenue. A committee was appointed to look into'  tho matter, anil also to ascertain  tho amount of water used by the  O..P. R.        '  Fire Water axd light committee  were instructed, to interview the  Greenwood City Water works Co.  with tho object of reducing the cost  of Ptrcet lighting.  The monthly water rate for the  Grceuwood Phoenix tunnel was  fixed at S10.   '  .Bylaw No.' -V 1910, temporary  loan, was passed.  '-'  Following aecouiits were ordered  paid : '  Greenwood City Waterworks Co $207 95  Tho Ledge....'    (il.ou  Fritz llnuusner.v..'. '...     0 00  Ctrdig Fi .Morrison      fl.S.'i  Laundry      2.10  A;A  Freelu'tto      2.70  Kinney & McDjiiuM.,     It 15  \V. J. U'tit'tinan.... (....     <> W  Council adjourned to the 2Sth.  Widdowson, Assayer, Nelson, B. C.  Mr. Hofstetter will start a printing office in Marcus, Wash.  At Bossburg the jail averages  one occupant in two yeans. The  booze in that camp inudt assay  high in water.  Peter Jensen and his brothers,  who were the discoverers of the  placer ground on Ingenica river  and McConnell creek, paid a visit  to the coast this winter. During  the past two seasona eaci of the  party has averaged half an ounce  of gold daily. After paying expenses this leaves them 86 or ������7 a  day, little enough for roughing it  iu a wild country.  In Revelstoke a tinhorn gambler  called A. McAdam was fiued 830  and sent three months to Kamloops j-ril.  R. II. Ashcroft was fined Sl-30  for selling bo:������zj in Rtipe.  Another restaurant has been  opened in Oroville.  J. W. Baker his started a grocery store in tho old part of Oroville.  Edward Haney died in Rossland last week from Necrosis of  the jaw bone, caused by an ulcerated tooth that.had been neglected.  Charles Dempster has recently  returned from New York and  operations at tho Fife mines will  be. carried on upon a much larger  scalo. The compressor : and other  machinery is ou the ground and  will soon be in running order. ,  Jim Crouih owns a farm in Alberta.  The old smelter at Van Anda is  being reconstructed and in future  will treat 150 tons of ore daily by  the 'oil-burning, process.  The milk from  the two dairies  When the contemplated improve*  ments are made at the Lucky Jim t  in  the Siocan   that  mine will be  able to ship,15.0 toj*S-������,(l������y.'   . Last year 30.0DS. tons of ore  wi*re ,.shipped from the mines in  Cobalt, Ontario. ....  -.Jim Dawpon, a pioneer'- in: tho'  hotel biiaincf-s of Nelson, Trail and  Halcyon, has taken up his" residence in North Vancouver.    . '���������  - J. King, a gambler well known  in'Alnska- towns during the wide- ���������  open dajs ; his wife, known to the  old-timers as Mrs. Rockefeller, and  two  men,  names  unknown, were  liozen to death near McCallums on  the Fairbanks trail.    King went "to  Valdez early   in   December from  Nevada,   and  was bound  for the  [ditarod.    It is supposed that the,  party lost the trail during a storm  and succumbed to  tho cold.    The  victims were picked upby'a rescue'  parly.  This year the C. P. R. will expend thirty millions of dollars on  extensions to its road.  Victoria will bny 1,750,000 paving blocks.  The Dawson News says that  only one per-on iu a. hundred ia a  liar in the Yukon.  Charles Race, reported killed in  Mexico, is alive and., living in*the  sunshine of Los Angeles. >  The Yukon World in Dawson  has suspended publication.  George Murdock died in Calgary-  last week. He' was tbe" first mayor  of that city.  The C. P. R will build a steel  steamer on the Arrow lakeB at a  cost of $120,000. ,  There are a few cases of smallpox at Arrowhead, and .the Lake-  vifw hotel has been quarantined.  Jack Thew   of   Camborne   has '  bought the hotel at Beaton from  Wm. Boyd.       . -     ���������  The bars on the lake and river  steamboats of,the C. P. R in B.'C.  have been abolished and liquor can  be obtained under the same system  that is in force on the railway dining cars. -  '  ' In six mouths the co-operative  store at Trail made a profit of  32,000. '    ,'.  The planing mill at Bossburg-  has resumed operations. - -    t -'.  ��������� Harvey ' Creech ..will "^bnild-^-an,^  hotel at Copper River;City "this "  spring! ' '' '"''-'"  Prince Rupert capitalists ..will  build a boat to carry freight' up  the Skeeua river. ,  The first wedding in .'the Bulk-  ley valley took place on-Chri8tmasl>  A    Vancouver    syndicate    has*  claims  upon Lulu  commence drilling'  staked bix oil  island and will  in a short time.  R. C. Trimeu is having his eyes  treated by a specialist iu Victoria.  Ranchers along the Priest river  in Idaho are prospecting for gold.  Seven ducks were recently killed  all of which had several nuggets in  their crops. The ducks may have  brought the gold from the Klondike. " '  .'  There are six saloons in - Nelson  and a crusade has been started by  Aid. J. A. Macdonald'to put them  out of business. Macdonald is the  principal reformer in Nelson and  he is making it uncomfortoble fpr  Mayor Selos. Mvc. holds the  opinion that the saloon is unnecessary.  The C. P. R. will expend 850,-  000 building a wharf at Summer-  land.  Tom Trenary is tending bar in  the Reco hotel in Saudou.  In Nelson the demi-sionde are  not allowed up town  after 0 p. m.  The ledge has been struck, in  th*3 Athabasca mine near Nelson.  George Wells, -proprietor, of the  Ilunio hotel in Nelson, is recovering from his recent illness. He  had a surgical operation performed  iu Spokane.  Rossland's Name.  Milton Graves is in town from  Trail for the purpose of participating in the carnival, and was  telling ft group of friends how  Rowland secured ita name. ��������� In  181) 1   Ross Thompson applied  to  the  postal authorities to have the  in  Piioenix has" been * pronounced P1:lc0 , ���������\U(}(}[^hj!?���������')6nn;     Word  almost 'perfect.   ;  There are now live barber bhops  in Phoenix.    Tne'��������� latest bus been-  opened by MoAftueker <Sc Cofgrove,  men work-  with A. Tank in charge.  I havo an extra  largo stock of  jewelry for the holidays.    HaVe a  look  at-it;:   E. * A. -Black,   the  day evening -was ,a BiiccbssiiieytTy'Jeweler, Phoenix,.  Thcreare over thirty  ing in Central camp.  In the Okifiifigan the Associated  Boards of Trade want that section  of B. C. divided into three dec-.,  toral diotricts.  PI oenix wants the government  to put up $10,000 for a new school.  During January the Gran by.  mines at Phoenix shipped 112,45S  tons of ore. During that month  the Graliby smelter treated 3,500  torua day!  .V.O.* B.-.. Smith wa? injured in a  runaway at Phoenix last week.  : The 0. P. R. has opened a tele*;  graph office in North  Vancouver.  camp back from Ottaw;a that there  was already one place' in tlie province called Thompson and,, therefore, a ne-.v"name would have to  used. The news was discussed by  a party gathered at the old Ulifton  hotnl. Mrs. Stewart was running  the hotel nt tho time and she suggested that a name with Ross, in it  wo'uld.bt'.j .1st right. After thinking for a ' moment lie thought that  R. ss aud would be jinst right for a  name. The clevor .idei was at  once adopted ;hy -Mr. Thompuou,  and an application was made to the  proper authorities,' and -thus * it i������  that this city received5 its pretty  name from the ingenuity of a  vvoinau.��������� Rosslaud Minor.  , Olympia oyster cocktails .always  ready at the Windsor hotel....  .  Widdowson, Assayer, Nelson,. 0,.C< THE   LEDGE,   GREENWOOD,   BRITISH COLUMBIA.  n a.  Garden Fair  The  Evenintf  Visitor  Whose  Presence Was Not an  Intrusion.  By A. C. ROWSEY.  Copyright, 1909, by American Press  Association.  It wus ii quoerly placed little bouse,  thin old homo, perched nearly a hundred feet above the wide asphalted  street that had been graded through  the hill crest to tho river, u hundred  and fifty yardj distant to the west.  There was u ragged front of jugged  rock from the street liuo up tc the little garden in front-of the old colonial  house at the top or the man in tide  cliff. Slinky with age, a fence of white  palings ran along the edge of the precipice as if to fend off the hated city  from the innocent, fresh,country beauty thai (lifted over its rickety top with  the street below.  i*'or Nature was In league against  the paling. She strived to cover the  rocks with blossoming honeysuckle,  vines and gorgeous wistaria clusters  and hung the llowers. like ripening  grapes. In the- seamy sides of the cliff  where the dynamite had In tearing tho  live rock in twain opened wide crevices  und gaping wounds in hor side.  The top of the hill and the garden  were readied by a long flight of wooden stairs���������stairs weather worn and  shabby for want of paint.  At the top of the stairs was a high  gate.  Beyond the gaie the city disappeared.  No murmur of it reached you in the  garden.  Here were deep woods of giant oaks,  their bases carpeted with violets and  strawberry blossoms and now and  then masked by blackberry patches.  Tbe garden was a mass of color.  Great bushes of pink peonies flanked  one side of the graveled walk from  the gate, rivaling tlie array of white  blossoms on the other side of the  walk. The palings were blddeu with  blossoming Jacq-.iin roses and lilac  bushes. In the center of the lawL was  a bonny brier alive with tiny wmte  flowers.  Out on the terrace Miss Suowden sat  iu her rustic rocker. A dainty sunbon-  net protected her sallow face, just  now puckered with a frown because  of the Ming her niece gave the gate as  she burst into the garden.  Aliss Suowden sighed plaintively as  the girl came up tbe walk, her white  tam-o'-shanter perched on the side  of her head at a rakish angle iu odd  contrast lo the primly dressed flaxen  hair drawn taut around tbe little bead  to tbe long braid dangling behind.  She swung u voll of parchment tied  with a blue ribbon in tier baud uud  humined a little song, as if there were  no such thiugs as au elder aunt's  nerves.     '  "Now. what's the matter, aunty?"  she queried, halting iu front of Miss  Suowden at the sight of the frown.  "Matter? Why. uothiug. child." protested .Miss Snowdeu, running her linger along the edge of ber crochetiug  and beginning a new count.  Tbe girl dabbed at her hat until It  assumed a more dignified if uot a more  becoming poise.  "Mamma any better, aunty?" she  asked. Then, without waitiug an au*  swer, she dropped ou the lawn. "Aud  who do you think was thereV"  "1  am  sure  1  don't  kuow.    How  should 1?"  Miss Snowden worked furiously.  "Colouel I'ayson."    The girl looked  up shyly.   "The one the papers are all  so full about.   Tou know, who's just  back from the Philippines."  Miss Snowden did not speak.  "Thiuk of him coming till the way  up here to our dinky little commencement:"  "Josle!" gasped Miss Snowden, horrified.  "Hut it was dinky���������awfully dinky!"  persisted her niece.  "lie's the loveliest man you ever  saw, aunty���������so tall and straight���������and  he walks with his shoulders thrown  back and his head up. His hair Is  only just beginning to turn gray. 1  could see that all the older girls were  stealing sly looks at him. hut he didu't  take any notice of them. He came  right up to uie and looked at uie so  queer. One would think he'd uever  seen a girl like uie before. He shook  hands with uie and held my hand in  his for a long while, still looking at  uie with that strange, wistful look. I  wotider what be did in the Philippines  to make lilm so famous. He' must be  awful brave."  "Indeed?" Miss Snowden muttered.  She was thinking deeply ns she bent  over those crochet needles. The evening light was fading. The sun had  transformed the river at the end of  the street into a flood of flaming color.  Had he recognized tbe child?  "Oh. nnnty. I want to tell you something: I wish you would listen." broke  In her niece. "He was awful nice,  but-buf-  "But what?" asked .Miss Snowden.  "He kissed tne." the girl replied In  an n.westrlcken whisper, looking down  nt the river.  The elderly Miss Snowden quivered.  She could not speak. Presently the  girl, tilled with embarrassment, plucked nt the ribbon of ber diploma, then  slowly rose aud went Into the house,  her cheeks Hushed and ber pretty head  bowed.  The colors trooped In the evening  tky; dusky shadows appeared In the  old garden. She sat, ber beud leaned  back and ber eyea fixed upon tbe bonny  brier.  "Aunty," called the girl softly from  the bouse, "supper Is ready 1"  The elderly Miss Bnowden made no  reply. The girl In the doorway stood  wultlug. Presently she stolo Into the  garden and pillowed her head numbly  In tbe lap of the elderly Miss Suowden.  "After all my care, Josle," mtir.  mured the' elderly Miss Suowdeu-  "after I had taught you bow evil men  are!"  '  "Wns It really so awful?" The girl  looked up pensively. "Every one  thought so.  Cut it seemed all right."  "Josie!" the elderly Miss Suowden  ejaculated In shrill horror. Her hand  grew rigid upon the girl's head.  Years before there had beeu a wedding under Miss Snowden's roof. Theu  had come a baby girl, nnd, the mother  being In delicate health, Miss Snowden  hud the entire care of the child. Sho  used to bathe her and dress her, put  her to bed nt night aud lie with her  till she went to sleep. The girl baby  had grown to be a girl when the young  husband aud father, who was a soldier  in the service of the United States,  sailed for the other side of the globe  with liis rogitneut and remained avvuy  a long while.  But the time came when he became  impatient that he beard nothing ot his  wife and child. He sent a trusted  messenger, who in due time returned  with die news that (bey were both  dead. lie mourned for them and  when he was ordered home with his  command naturally sought tbe placo  where he had left them. It was a  risky game Miss Snowden. who had  sent back Ihe report that his wife and  child were dead, was playing. And  now she had come to the end of passable deception.  Some one was coming up the path.  A inati!  lie was opening tlie gate!  "It's be:" gasped tho girl, rising in  dismay.  She lied toward tho house, leaving  Miss Snowden to face tho enemy.  Lie canto leisurely up tbe path, stopping now uud then to caress a peony  in a reminiscent way.  "Well, sir.' How dare you como  here?" rang out the challenge from  the rocking chair and brought him to  a halt at the bonny brier.  "I am looking for the parent of a  Miss Pnysou," lie said quietly, "one of  the young ladies who graduated Irom  the high school toda3\ I am Colonel  Robert 13. I'ayson. May I ask whom 1  am addressing?"  "I ���������I refuse lo answer, sir:" responded the elderly Miss Snowden hesitatingly. "Vour presence is an intrusion  ���������a great intrusiou."  He bent his head slightly and listened to the voice rather than the  words.  "I know your voice," be said slowly.  "It seems connected with something  very distasteful. But 1 catinot place  you."  He stood lu profound (bought for a  moment.  "The reason I called." he said deliberately, "is rather curious. Kleven  years ago I went to the Philippines,  leaving a wife and a four-year old  girl. They were to follow when the  country became settled. News readied uie a year later that they had died.  Little Miss I'ayson looked so much  like my wife in her girlhood that it-  it���������well, filled me with'u wild, unreasonable hope that perhaps there bad  been some mistake."  Miss Suowdeu preserved a venomous  silence.  "These peonies, the honeysuckle, the  wistaria," he murmured, moviug about  tbe garden, "all speak so strougly of  my wife that it seems to me she must  be here."  Miss Snowden's niece came down tho  walk from the house. Behind her,  clasping her baud, was a slender little  woman.  Miss Snowden. heariug the steps on  the path, turned, stared helplessly and  straightened up in her rocker.  "Bessie, haven't you any more  pride?" she cried shrilly. "Think, he  never wrote when you were nearly  dead: Think of the report his corporal  brought me! Think of his not coming  home for all these years! Think of  his never answering your letters:"  The colonel darted forward up the  path.  Miss Suowden flashed past, pale with  auger aud venom nnd fear.  Inside the house she hurried to;the  big old,;. fashioned kitchen, locked the  doors and from the cupboard drew  forth a packet of letters and threw  them into the range.  "They'll uever know." she muttered,  staring at the packet, feeling vaguely  the shadows of coining desolation aud  isolation creeping upon her.While the  vicious jealousy of years burned aud  flamed in her heart.  There was a gentle knock on Ihe  kitchen door after the knob had been  turned. She did not heed.  "They've told each other." she muttered, "and now they know that I did  it. He had no right to take her from  me.  I was so alone."  She sat In Ihe kitchen chair and  stared into the future.  Aud what did she see? For herself  a lonely old age imblttered by remorse, for her niece life for a few  years with her reunited parents In tbe  army-post, then love, then marriage  with a young ollicer and a group of  rosy cheeked, bright eyed children  springing up about her. Then she saw,  but it did not enable l>*r to throw off  her selfish regret, that the other's gulu  was her loss, for a selfish nature cannot become n generous one. Colonel  Payson and bis wife left the cnuse of  their ftiforced separation without reproach-Indeed, without again seeing  her.  TRIED REMEDY  OR THE GRIP.  PRINTING OFFICE JOKES.  No Change  "I met Dm.k jy today for the first  time in yours. He hasn't changed  much."  "Oh! ho hasn't chanpod at nil, but  lie doesn't seem to realize it."  "How do you moan?"  "Oh ! lie's f'.revor ' talking about  'what a fool he used to bo.' "���������The  Catholic Standard and Times.  A delightful old New Englander, discussing the urerisonahlcness of woman, said: "There is nothing so unreason able, there couldn't lie. My  wife and T wore talking over our affairs one day, and we decided that it  had come to the point where we must  both economize.  " 'Yes, my clear,'-I said to my wife,  'vrn must both er-oriomiV.". both!'  " 'Very well,' she grudgingly aerreed,  'you shave yourself, and 'I'll cut your  hair.' "  Bishop Taylor-Smith, preaching on  charily, told a story of a gentleman  who was one day relating to u Quaker  a tale of deon distress, and concluded  by saying: "I could not but feel for  ��������� urn." "Verily, friend." replied the  Quaker, "thou didst right in that thou  didst feel for thy neighbor; but didst  thou feel in the right place���������in thy  Docket?"���������M. A. P.  Got a Gold  Brick  "Did you ever got buncoed?"  "Once, but I suppose it was my own  fault."  "How was it?"  "I gave i*. preacher $50 for marrying  me."  "Do you dare to tell me I am not  meant for a voter?" cried Angelina, in  nilitnnt tones.  "Yes. you are, sweet one���������meant for  :ne!" murmured Edwin, gathering her  in.-  "I hear Binks says  fcllure."  "It 'was in his case,  the other fellow."  marriage is a  She married  About the poorest excuse of a  mother we know of is one who sends  her children to annoy the neighbors  while she gives n street parade.  Lives of great men all remind us  Wc may do great stunts as well,  And, departing, leave behind us  Anecdotes we didn't tell.  He���������"So your husband has given up  ���������smoking? It requires a pretty strong  will to accomplish that."  She���������"Well, I'd have you understand that I have a strong will?"  Irate Doctor (finding bottle of  quack medicine)���������Why die'n't you tell  me vou were taking this wretched  stuff?  Patient���������Well, it wns my missis, sir.  She says, I'll dose you with this,  and doctor he'll try his stuff, arid  we'll'see which'll cure you first.���������  Punch.  "I'm sure I don't know wliy they  call this. hotel The Palms. Do  you? I've never seen a palm anywhere near the place."  "You'll see them before you go. It's  a pleasant little surprise the waiters  keep for the. guests, on the last day  of their stay."���������Puck.  For Future Use .  The modern Romeo helped his Juliet to descend irom tlie vine-covered  balcony.  "Dearest," he called, when she hud  climbed ijito the big automobile,  "should we take along the rope ladder?"  And just then an upper window was  raised and the old man leaned out.  "Just leave that thnr ladder where  it is, young   man,"   he    exclaimed  "I've got a couple of more gals I expect to get off my hands."  The Compositors Have Wide Field For  Hoaxes on Each Other.  In every printing office the compositors indulge in-little jokes by setting up items and advertisements  which ure not charged for on the  union scale, and which, of course (unless by some untoward accident),  never appear in the newspaper. One  night, or rather one morning, about  three o'clock, two compositors were  proceeding homeward on ' Queen  street east, Toronto, when they came  upon an old coat. Its owner had  apparently been in that state of mind  in whioh outer garments seem a superfluous burden, and he hud calmly  taken it off and dropped it on the  sidewalk. The printers picked it up  and found in it the time card of some  man evidently engaged in mechanical  pursuits. St. Paul's Roman Catholic  Church was hard by, so they hung  the coat on the church fence and proceeded homeward. They happened to  mention the incident'in the office, and  a night or two later the assistant  foreman called ono of them over and  showed him a condensed advertisement set up on the galley. It described the coat and the time card, and  asked for the return of the garment,  stating that there had been ?500 in  the inside pocket, and that the one  returning it would be liberally regarded. The two "comps." spent the  rest of the night in cursing their oversight in having failed to examine the  inside pockets. They even made an  examination of the churchyard on the  way home on an off-chance that the  coat might be still there. The advertisement, of course, did not appear  in the paper next morning, and then  they  twigged  the  joke.  A favorite hoax in large composing  rooms, when some particular personage was showing signs of "chesti-  ness," used to be to set up a fake  advertisement from the management  for n successor, and by some means  attract the individual's attention  thereto. It usually had the effect of  making him extremely anxious for  an hour or two. Occasionally a joke  of this kind would slip into the columns of the paper in the hurry of  getting out a form, and then there  would be trouble downstairs. For this  reason the foreman of a well organized composing room looks with a de-:  preeating eye on jokes with the type.  The Vagaries of Slang.  Not long since an eminent Canadian Senator advised the students of  Toronto University to avoid slang as  they would a serpent. Not all of us  take so severe a view. There are  some rare growths of slang that are  really a short cut to clear and accurate expression. It is notorious,  however, that the slang habit, aided  by the writers of the sporting columns  of the newspapers, has obtained a  rank luxuriance which would "make  the conversation of the average young  man of to-day almost unintelligible  to any Rip Van Winkle who went  to sleep in the eighties and came to  life this week. So great a hold.has  it taken ' on' the people of this continent, that they unconsciously express themselves in slang at the most  serious moments. At one of the big  conventions held in Toronto this autumn, this habit gave a farcical turn  to a very pathetic episode.  A telegram was delivered to an American delegate, and two of his friends  saw that -when he opened it, his face  changed. He held the telegram in his  hand and as though in a daze, und  then the tears commenced to trickle  down his cheeks. They hastened to  hirn with the words, "What's the  matter, old man?"  - He held out the telegram and said  in a broken voice: "Say, what do  you know about that? My mother's  dead.   Ain't it awful, Mabel."  Daisy Did For Him.  Friends of a certain amateur gardener in Toronto are having a good  laugh at his expense. Always- looking for something new to try in his  greenhouse, he studies every sr-ed catalogue that comes his way. The title  "Michaelmas Daisies" caught his eye,  and the description following chained  his .fancy. He determined to raise  those delicately petalled star-like purple blooms, and wrote forthwith for  the seeds. He planted, tended, and  cared for them and all went well with  the little strangers. They sprouted  up in profusion, and, when thinning  out the bunch the enthusiast kindly  remembered other friends who had a  like botanical interest. Not a whit  discomfited by the transplanting  those given away . also. grew apace  and all blossomed out about the same  time.  INJURED fOOT CURED.  "I apeak for Z*m-Buk becanes it  oured nu uf ������ terribly bud foot," ������������ys  Mr������. Alice Berry man'of 190 John St.  North, Hamilton. She addi: "The  injury was caused by a, wagon wheel, and  H tho sore waa on niy ri^ht foot. It became very inflamed and swollen and no  painful that I fainted away. In spite of  treatment, the wound got no better and  the foot been in 8 mure and more swollen  until it was euvoial timeo its u������iul lizu.  'Ihe flesh was terribly bruised nnd blackened and it was quite imponaible for me  to walk. My husband's mother at last  brought me a box of Zam-Buk. This  was applied to tlio font and it was surprising h'-wsoon I found relief from the  sevore pain. A further supply of Zam-  Buk was obtained and I persevered in  UBing t'iis b;ilm alone. In a couple of  days the swelling bad gone down considerably, the di coloration was lest  diatinet and the pain was banished. In  four days I could go about as usual: the  bruited and injured foot had been thor  oughly cuied by the timely use of Zam-  Suic/  Did you ever ask. yourself:  "How is it that Zam-Buk is so  popular ?" It is because it is  superior and d.fferent to other  s-ilves. Contrast them I Most  salves are nine-tenths animal'  oil or fat. Zam-Buk hasn't a  trace of animal fat in it. Most  salves contain mineral coloring  matter. Zam-Buk is absolutely  without I Many salves oontain  poisonous astringents. Zam-  Buk doesn't.  Zam-Buk is actually more  powerfully  antiseptics  than  crude carbolic acid.    Yet   it  stops ins Lead of causing pain  an 1 smarting when put on a  wound.  It heals more quiokly than any known  8ub������tanco, abscess* s, ulcers, eczema,  blood-poisoning, outs, scalp sores, chaps  and all skin Injuries and diseases, All  d.uggi.-to and stores sell at 60a a  box or Zam-Buk Co., Toronto, for prioe.  Send le stomp for trial box.  POISONED FINGER HEALED.  Mrs. Frank St. Denis of 305 Thompson St.,'Winnipeg, speaks for Zam-Buk  because it cured her of a poisoned linger,  which hud caused' her days of agony.  Hear her experience.    She says i  " Oue morning, while washing, Ifelt ft  ���������light pain in _tho end of I my finger.  This gradually got more acute un������il by  tho-evening of the next day the end of  tho finper had become swollen and hard  and so blue I bouumo alarmed.  "The pain from it was almost too much  to bear. It made me turn' quite sick I  Poultices of fir-it one kind and then  another were applied, but seemed to  give me no relief. My daughter-in-law,  who had had some previous experience  with Zura-Buk obtained a box for me.  I anointed the sore place liberally with  this balm, and in a few hours, the  throbbing aching pains were subdued."  Further applications f't Zam-Uuk rave  me more eano, so tbnt I could get a little  sleep. In a few days the nail came off, but  after that Zam-Buk senmed io reduce the  Inflammation quiokly I t-anttimed its use  until In the end U had brought ab~it a  oomplete oure.  There Are Others  A big-hearted Irish politician in a  western city hud just left a theatre  one night when he was approached  by a beggar, who said: .  "Heaven bless your bright, benevolent face! A little charity, sir, for a  poor cripple."  The politician gave the man some  coins, saying:  "And how are you crippled, old  man?"  "Financially, sir," answered the  beggar, as he made off.  coughhhlT night  Till  Cure  This" Recipe   Was   Tried  Followed in S Hours.  A prominent medical man, who suffered with v. severe cough and cold on  the lungs, often being kept awake all  night, and weakened by loss of sleep,  finally discovered a simple formula  which will cure any lough in five  hours by the clock. It is' a laxative  tonic cough syrup which can be made  at home by anyone and the formula is  here given for the benefit of those who  pass sleepless nights in painful paroxysms. Those who have tried it say  it is "magical, and beats any high-  priced, slow-acting cough medicine  ever sold.  Mix in a bottle one-half ounce fluid  wild cherry bark, . one ounce compound essence cardiol and three  ounces syrup white pine compound.  Take twenty drops every half hour for  four' hours. Then take one-half to  one teaspoonful three or four times a  day. Give children less according to  age. This will tone up and rid the  system of deep-seated coughs every  time.  The Better Word  Weary William���������"Whafdid ye tell  dat lady when she asked ye if ye wuz  equal to de task o' sawin' wood?"  Tattered Tom���������"I toP her dat equal  wuzn't de word. I was superior to  it."���������Chicago Daily News.  Best Way  "Tell me,"- said the lovelorn youth,  "what's the best.way. to find out what  a woman thinks of you?"  "Marry her," replied Peckham  promptly.���������Catholic- Times. -  Up to the hour of going to press the  North Pole had not been discovered  again, but wc have hopes.���������Pittsburg  Gazette Times.  Haskins���������I suppose you have put  your summer duds up with camphor  balls to keep the moths away.  De Broke���������No; I have put them up  with gilded balls to keep the - wolf  away.  Clean Stomach,    Clear    Mind.���������The  stomach is the workshop of the vital  functions and when it gets out of  order the whole system clogs in sympathy. The spirits flag, the mind  droops and work becomes impossible.  The first .cure should be to restore  healthful action of the stomach and  the best preparation for that purpose  is Parmelee's Vegetable Pills. General use for years has won them a  leading place in medicine. - A trial  will attest tlieir value.  Irving was playing "Macbeth," so  runs the story in "Impressions of  Henry Irving," and he had reached  the place where Macbeth orders  Banquo's ghost to leave the banquet  board.  "Hence, horrible shadow ��������� unreal  mockery, hence!" said Irving, in his  most tragic tones, and- with a convulsive shudder he sank to the ground,  drawing his robe about his face.  On Banquo withdrawing, a voice  came from high up  in the gallery-r  "It's all right now, 'Enory; 'e's  gone."  While more prevalent in winter,  when sudden changes in the weather  try the strongest constitutions, colds  and coughs and ailments of the throat  may come at any season. At the first  sign of derangement use Bickle'3  Anti-Consumptive Syrup. Instant relief will be experienced, and use of  the medicine until the cold disappears  will protect the lungs from attack.  For anyone with throat or chest weakness it cannot be surpassed.  .  "Didn't some idiot propose to you  before our marriage?"  "Certainly."  "Then you ought to have married  him."  "That's just what I did."���������Bon Viv-  ant.  No matter how deep-rooted the corn  or wart may be, it must yield to Hol-  loway's Corn Cure if Used as directed.  The man who talks only about himself and to himself never has occasion  to swallow his words.  PILES CURED IN 6 to 14 DAYS  PAZO OINTMENT-is guaranteed to  cure any case of' Itching, Blind,  Bleeding or Protruding Piles in 6 to  14 days or money refunded.   50c.  An Honest Confession  Bilkins���������Hello, old man!   What'do'  you know? __     \  Wilkins���������Well,"I    believe    a   good  many things, but as a matter of fact  I don't know anything.  Minard's   Liniment   Cures   Distempe.  Personal and Real.  Lord Wellesley's aid-de-camp, Kep-  pel, wrote a book of travels and called  it his personal narrative, Lord Welles-  '<y was quizzing it nnd said to Lord  I'lurikct: "Personal narrative���������what  ,s a personal narrative, Lord Plunket?  What should you say a personal nar-  ���������iitive meant?" Plunket answered,  'My lord, you know wo lawyers always understand personal as contra-  listinguished from real."  A   Genial   Doctor.  The Into Sir Thomas Smith, tho  eminent London snnwon, w.'is ont day  standing at the b������dsi(ln of a poor little  girl patient at tho hospital, whose  appetite was very bad. Turrdntr to  the sister, tlie surgeon said: "What  would she lil<p? Periwinkles, eh?" at  which the child's eyes lighted up,  and ho wrote solemnly on the diet  board, "Periwinkles und i pin."  On nnofher occasion, when going  round the hospital wards, tho genial  surgeon found n woman with a badly-  cut lip, which had been damaged hy  a jug that had b-wn thrown nt her  during a quarrel with nnother woman.  "How shall I head tho heard.- sir?"  said the house-surgeon. "Well, ��������� I  think you might describe it S3 'jug  and harn lip,'" said Sir Thomas.  Nature makes the cures  after all.  Now and then she gets  into a tight place and  needs helping out.  Things get started in  the wrong direction.  Something is needed to  check disease and start  the system in the right  direction toward health.  Scott's Emulsion of  Cod Liver Oil with hypo-  phosphites -can do just  this.  It strengthens the  nerves, feeds famished tissues, and makes rich  blood.  FOB HALE BT ILh DIUTaOIBTa  Fancy the chagrin of the seed purchaser when it dawned upon him in  his own greenhouse and was forced  upon his attention in several others  that his "Michaelmas Daisies" were  nothing more or less than common,  ordinary, wild asters.  Jollying Hon. Mr. Fisher.  Glen Campbell, M.P., caused the  Dominion Minister of Agriculture an  anxious moment the other day, but it  was only a joke. Referring to a  newspaper report which reiterated  some criticism of Hon. Sydney Fish-  or's administration of his Department, he said the newspaper had not  gone far enough. Ho w������uld, therefore, make the deliberate charge "that  there is no Department.under the administration of the Government  where, in certain seasons of the year,  there is so much grafting as in his  Department."  A way of deciding dates of certain  important events is suggested by the  following anecdote from Lippincott's.  The parents of an under grad. were  disputing as to the date of their last  letter to their son, whom they had not  heard from for some time, to relieve  the distress of the mother.  "Are you sure, Thomas," asked the  mother, unconvinced, "that it "was on  the 12th that you last wrote to Dick?"  "Absolutely!" was the father's decisive response, "I looked it up in my  checkbook this morning."  The Pill That Leads   Them    All.���������  Pills are the most portable and compact of all medicines, and when easy  to take are the most acceptable of  preparations. But they must attest  their power to be popular. As Parmelee's Vegetable Pills are the most popular of ail pills they must fully meet  all requirements. Accurately compounded and composed of ingredients  proven to be effective in regulating  the digestive organs, there is no surer  medicine to be had anywhere.  As a vermicide there is no preparation that equals Mother Graves' Worm  Exterminator. It has saved the lives  of countless children.  The woman who makes her own  clothes is always harping on what she  saves her husband in dressmakers'-  bills.  The story goes that a certain college president in Indiana, a clergyman, was addressing his students at  the beginning of the college year.  He observed to them that it was a  "matter of congratulation to all the  friends of the college that the year  had opened with the largest freshman  class in its history."  Then, without a pause, says Lippincott's Magazine, the good man turned  to the lesson for the day, the Third  Psalm, and began to read in a loud  voice���������  "Lord, how are they increased that  trouble me!" ��������� ,  Minard's   Liniment Cures  Colas,  &c.  The lady was leaving after making  a call, and stopped a moment to chat  with the. small daughter of -the house  on the lawn.  "Are those your two little brothers?"  over there by the swing. Dorothy?"  she asked.   *  "Yes," replied the little girl slowly.  "I mean that they are my two half  brothers." There was a longer pause,-  and then she added musingly, "And I  think I'd rather have one whole  brother than two halves."���������Woman's  Home Companion.  KIDNEYS WRONG?   If they are you are in danger.  % When through weakness or disease  the kidneys fail to filter the impurities from the blood, trouble  comes at once. Backache, Rheu-  matism, Sciatica, Gravel, Diabetes, Gall Stones and the deadly  Bnght's .Disease are some of the  results of neglected kidneys. Dr. '  Morse's Indian Root Pills contain  a most effective diuretic which  strengthens and stimulates the  kidneys so that thoy do their work  thoroughly and well.   Try  DR.  MORSE'S  INDIAN    ROOT    PILLS  The Show at Esquimalt.  The naval officer at the coast has  been instructed to turn Esquimalt  over to the Canadian Government as  soon as we are ready to take it over.  At the rate the Parliament is arrang.  ing the naval estimates Esquimalt  will be quite a lot older before we  run the show there.���������Calgary Herald.  Query.  Now that Great Britain has told  Canada what it does want in the way  of naval assistance, is Canada going  lo .waste money in furnishing what  Great Britain does not want, and what  will be of no use either to the Mother  Country or to Canada?���������Ottawa Citizen.  B'-nil 10c., unuo of pnpnr unit thla nil, /or oof  bmntltiil Hiirliii������ Hunk kn.l OUM'i Htct.Uiti.Uouk.  Kiuli luuk uuuulni ti Clo. .1 Luck lvnuy.  SCOTT & GOWNE  126 Wellington Slruol, W������������l      Toronto, Oal  The Visitor���������Are you very glad you  have a new baby brother?  The Hoy���������Yes; but T'd he gladder  if Iir wnsn't so terribly young-  Brooklyn Life.  Senior Partner���������"Keep a sharp eye  on Holdfast. I'm afraid he's robbing  the firm."  Junior Partner���������"Eh? Is he living  extravagantly?"  Senior Partner���������"Well I passed him  in the street yesterday, and he was  smoking a cigar that didn't smell at  all bad."  Minard's Liniment Co., Limited.  Gentlemen,���������I have used MINARD'S  LINIMENT from time to time for the  past twenty years. It was recommended to me by a prominent physician of Montreal, who called it the  "great Nova Scotia Liniment." It  does the doctor's work; it is particularly good in cases of Rheumatism  and Sprains.  Yours truly,  G. G. DUSTAN.  Chartered Accountant.  Halifax, N.S, Sept. 21, 1905.  W. N. Ui, No. 775,  Doing Well  "Fow's vour son making out in busi-  ncs������?" asltnd the first capitalist.  "Very well, indeed," replied the  other! "he's got a quarter of a million." .,  "Whv. you started Tiirn with a million, didn't voir?"  "Yea. nnd it's two monthB now since  ho. 8tnrfr.fl operations in Wall Street���������  Tho Catholic Standard nnd Times).   ;  Emily���������"Why are you waving your  handkerchief?"  Angelina���������"Since papa has frobid-  den Tom the houso we have arranged  a code of signals."  Emily���������"What is it?"  Angelina���������"When _ ho waves his  handkerchief five times, that means  'Do you love me?' and when I wave  frantically in reply, it means 'Yes,  darling.'"  Emily���������"And how do you ask other  questions?"  Angolina���������"We don't, -That's the  whole code." '".''..';  TF  your  baking goes  wrong,  investigate ��������� find    the   cause.  Look  to your stove, your yeast,  your baking methods.  If you succeed in pinning the trouble  down to the flour���������then take up the  flour question in dead earnest  Consider that flour, to be successful  from a baking standpoint, must be/w  to produce light bread or pastry,pure to  make that bread or. pastry wholesome,  and rich in nutriment to^make it  nourishing.  onselio  has these three qualities in the greatest  degree. '  Ogilvie's Royal Household is milled  by the most modern methods, and  made only from Manitoba Hard Wheat  which contains the highest percentage  of nutriment.  Royal    Household   Flour never  disappoints.          - .   . ������������������  ��������� ''. .-������������  ���������������gllvle flaw Mills Cc, (tailed. THE. LEDGE,   GREENWOOD,   BRITISH  COLUMBIA.  >������������������*- uMc^nMa  The Redemption  of Tramp  .' Kelly. ������������������" ���������  A Lesion That Was Taught by  His Brother In Misery.  By WILLIAM ALFRED COREY  Copyright, 19to,,by,American Press  Association. I  Milwaukee Red had,just rolled out  of a bos car, having' arrived on a  night freight, from Seattle, aud waa  thumping back doors for breakfast.  -, With one foot very conspicuously  bound up In rags, an arm In a sling  and an expression of countenance to  correspond, he had applied at several  doors without success when at the  door of a poor little shack In' a side  street a woman with a foreign accent  bade him enter.  "Holy smokel" thought Milwaukee  Red. "Is me power house workin  right? A' warm set down already:  Dat's sure goin' some. Dat beats de  cold handouts a mile. Now, jes' wuteu  . little Willie punish de grub!" And  be hesitated not the fraction of a second; but, with a cheerful willingness  born of a two days' fast, he followed  tbe woman Into tbe house.'  But Red's bright vision of a table  loaded with savory dishes only lasted  until be got inside tbe door. The table  was there all rigbt, .but in place of the  smoking breakfast that Red's'hungry  imagination bad conjured up there  were only some fragments ol loaves of  black bread and a pitcher of water,  while seated about the table were four  half starved children.  Tbe woman explained to Red that  they were themselves nearly starving,  that sbe was a widow und that a  grown son, ber sole support, bad wan-:  dered off- months since in search of  employment, but that she never turned a hungry man away unfed at least  with such as she hud and euded by  bidding bim sit up to their frugal  board.  - But Red did not move. He stood In  tbe middle ol the floor and stared as  though hypnotized. He stured at the  partly eaten pieces of dry bread, at  .the famished looking children, at the  pale faced woman und at the room in  general, wbereiu want was written everywhere. He stared for. a full minute, aud then, without a word, he turned aud strode out of tbe room.. And  the woman noticed that be did uot  limp as be went out ns be bad done  when be came in.  Outside, Red made for tbe nearest  alley, divested himself of bis "makeup," stored the bandages in a bundle  for future use and started' uptown.  An inspiration bad come to Mr. Red  of'Milwaukee.  He bad been In Frisco many times  before, and be knew the ropes at a  certain cheap eating place south of  Market street. Once in a moment of  weakness he had accepted a position  in the place lor a few days wnsuiug  dishes.  Red went boldly into a meat market and said: "I'm after de meat for  Johnnie's bash factory. Johnnie sent  me.   Dey wuuts teu pounds."  The butcher looked ut Red. "Just  some (rump disbwusuer at Jounnles,"  he thought to himself. "He acquires a  new one every other day. I'll cnunce  it's being all right."  Red hiked with tbe meat, but not to  Johnnie's. He uest lay for a baker's  wagon. Pretty soon one rattled past  ������nd stopped in front of a bouse, lied  watched his ehunce, and as "tire driver  ran around the bouse "with two louves  of bread he helped himself to four  nice, fresh warm ones IrouTu box up  ou top.  Butter and milk were next on his  shopping list, and these he stole from  back doors where the articles bad been^  left, it being yet early in tbe morning  and Red being an artist in this klud  of foraging.  A hulf hour later the kind hearted  though poverty stricken woman who  hud offered Red a share of what she  had was surprised to Uud on ber back  porch the food he had collected, together with the following crudely written note:  Deer Madum-Dese tings arc for you  Don't say nothln about It to nobody. Jen-  turn de Kids loos on It. A FRENU.  The next inorulug another aud similar offering was fouud on the porch  and eagerly appropriated, the poor  family supposing It to be tbe work of  some charitably disposed person, as  In fact it was. though tbe tramp who  had called nt their door was farthest  from their thoughts.  These early morning donations continued with scarcely nn interruption  for three weeks. Souje mornings there  would be articles of'clothiug for both  children and ndults as well as food.  Of the latter, there was a great variety  ���������as great n variety, iu fact, as the  source from which it came."  "Wat yer rustlin' so hard fer all de  time. Ited?" asked Kelly the Rum one  night when they met In an alley where  some empty barrels afforded free Lodgings.  "Got a fambly to support," waa  Red's terse reply.  "A which?" exclaimed Kelly, scarcely crediting his ears.  ������������������'���������  "A fambly," repeated Red.  "You sure must be nutty," said Kelly, with alarm, as though in fear of  bodily harm.  Then Red bad to explain tho situo  Uon. -I ain't goin' to see them kids go  hungry," ho said, "not as long as 1  ran rustle."  "You'll git pinched an' sent over de  road fust thing yer know," warned  Kelly.  "Can't help It none," said Red.  "Them kids Is goin' to eat as long as  J'ui here."  "Where does yer fambly reside, Mr.  Milwaukee Red?" inquired Kelly, with  ��������� mock obeisance.  "Out Russian Hill way," Red told  bim.  Ignoring  tho  other's sarcastic  manner.   ,  MijusHlun.IlUl^..*Mt^..Ke,,Jrj ttu>  cynicism in  his voIce\ changing to a  note of interest  "Yes, Russian Hill," repeated Red.  "Wat's remarkable about those?"  "Nothiu'," said Kelly, * with forced  effort to appear unconcerned. ,Aud  then, after a moment during which  ueitber spoke, he asked: "Where does  them people live? Worked that section  meseif once."  Red told him the street and described-the house, wondering tbe while,  though not appearlug to notice the  strange effect, the information seemed  to produce upon bis pal.  "An' yer been feedin' 'em fer a  month." mused Kelly.  "Yes.' au* I'll be feedin* 'em fer another month unless���������unless ber son  (-omes back. Reckon he's bummln'  somewhere same us you au' me.  Didn't like to tell tbe old woman!  though. Say. pal. If 1 bad some kin  folks o' me own to hustle fer I'd���������I'd  quit the road un' go to work."  Kelly did uot answer at once. He  seemed to have lost tbe power of  speech and to be lost in thought,  thougb Red knew him too well to try  to force bis ragged frieud to unbosom  bimself.  Finally Kelly pulled himself together and said: "Well, must be golu'.  .Uota beu on. No, don't need no help.  See yer tomorrow." Aud then be added impressively:. "Red, whatever yer  do, - dou't git pinched. Hear me?  Keep yer eye peeled an' don't git  pinched.   S' long."  "S" lotig^ Kelly." said Red. "Look  out yer don't git pinched yerself."  There was no denying it was a grim  risk Red was running, as was indicated by tue following news Item which  appeared prominently tbe next day iu  a city paper:  SXEAK   THIEVES   INFESTING   HILL  Ul STRICT.  Recently sneak thieves have been plying  their trade In the ttussian Hill district so  industriously that! there is an , insistent  call for more police protection. Articles  of food and clothing have been disappearing so rapidly In ' that neighborhood of  late that it would'seem a small army of  these gentry are at work there. Orocerlea  left nt uacIt doors in the early morning  hours are oeing taken, clotheslines are De-  Ing denuded and small neighborhood  stores e*.en are being entered and robbed  in uroaa uayngnt. 1'he ponce are laying  for these'miscreants,' and a good, healthy  penitentiary term awaits all caught In tho  dragnet.  And besides tbe risk which be knew  be was -running Red felt "the weigbt  of the responsibility which be bad voluntarily .assumed. Looking out for  himselt was au easy matter. .Long experience bad made him a past muster  lu tbe high art of living without working. But looking out for himself and  supporting "a fambly" were two different propositious.  However, ne bad not long to earry  the burden. One morning���������it was a  week since Kelly's sudden disappearance���������Red wns surprised to find the  poor woraau awaiting him on the oft  visited back porch. .   _<-'  Their surprise was mutual. Tor the  woman at once recognized in Red tbe  tramp with whom sbe had offered to  divide her crust several weeks previous.  "Aud f8 it really you who have been  doing this?" she questioned, as though  doubting ber senses.  "1 reckon 'taint nobody else, mum,"  said Red.  "flow cau I thank or ever repay  you?" she suld. ber lips trembling.  "Don't try to do neitner one, mum,"  advised Red, longing lor some avenue  of escape. "How's yer gittlu' erloug?  How's tbe kids?"  "Ob, that is what I was waiting to  see you or whoever brought tbe things  about," said tbe woman. "We don't  need belp any more. My dear son  Will"���������and tears ot bappiness slrone  in ber eyes���������"bus returned, and be got  work yesterday, he's gomg to take  care of us now. He was gone so long,  and we didn't know wbere be was.  But be says he'll never leave us again.  We're all so bappy! It seems as'  though you buve brought us good  luck. I want you to come this evening  and see'my Will. He'll be so glad to  see you."  Red looked past the woman and saw  a coat which he easily recognized as  Kelly's banging upon a peg Just with-  iu the kitchen door. And bis pare  strange behavior ou tbe nigbt of tbeli  last conversation was nt once explained.  "Don't see bow I can come, mum,"  he said, "but tell Kelly-I mean Wil1.  ���������that I'm glad he's doln' so well and  to stay with his new job."  And before the birppy woman could  detain him or press upou bim more  words of gratitude Red was out tbe  gate aud go tie.  But one day they saw nn item in a  newspaper about a tramp being run  over by an automobile and lying in a  hospital with a broken leg. Something  In tho reporter's reference to the man  led those whom Red had befriended to  think it was he. Going to the hospital, true enough there was tbelr old  friend. As soon us he was able to be  moved tliey took hltn borne with them,  and as they were now in a more prosperous condiffon they kept him till be  had grown stroug again. Then he Insisted on going out to resume-hls  tramps. They tried to persuade him  to stay with them and get work, but  he shook bis head grimly and walked  away. ' ���������   A Gardening Peer.  There nre probubly not many kr>.l  owners who ply the hoe aud the Mite  at the age of eighty-two, but I.or(J  Haddington has always given the clou-  .���������tit personui attention to his property,  und gardening in particular has always been one of his keenest delights. Eleventh earl and a representative peer for Scotland, Lord Haddington succeeded to the title nearly  forty years ago, and for more than u  quarter of a century he has been lord-  lieutenant of his county.  MiHE  ��������� <x?w-tim?? 'rVft& ������'.'.  Unprofitable Smartness  A London clothier was never known  to acknowledge that he didn't have  anything a possible customer might  ask for. One day a customer entered  the shop and asked if he had any  trousers made especially for one-legged  men.  "Certainly," replied the merchant.  "What kind do you want?"  "Dress pants,' 'said the man "The  best you've got."  'Hurrying into the rear of the shop,  tlie enterprising merchant snatched a  pair of trousers -and snipped off the  right leg with a pair of shears. Hastily turning under tlie edges he presented them to the customer.  "That's the kind'I want. What's  the price?"  "Thirty shillings."  "Well, give me a pair with the left  leg off."  A manth later the clothier was pronounced convalescent and on the right  road to recovery.  LAGOON SHARKS.  by  BETTER THAN SPANKING  Spanking does riot cure children of  bed-wetting. There is a constitutional  pause for this trouble. Mrs. M. Summers, Box W. 77, Windsor, Ont., will  send free to any mother her successful  home treatment, with full instructions. Send no money but write her  to-day if your children trouble you  in this way. Don't blame the child;  tlie chances are it can't help it. This  treatment also .cures adults and aged  people troubled with urine difficulties  by day or night.  "But money doesn't always lead to  happiness," said the poor young man  who had just been handed the frigid  mit.  "True," rejoined the fair owner of  the,-cold-storage heart, "but it often  facilitates the search.  Minard's Liniment cures garget in cows  "Let one man stand at my right  hand," Horatius quoth, quoth he.  "Let one abide at my left side rind  keep the bridge with me.' Three men,  I wot, can make it hot for caitiff foes  like these; and when we write about  tlie fight, we'll share the royalties."  Aitutaki   Islanders  Catch   Them  the Tail  With a Lasso.  The island of Aitutaki, one of the  ilervey, group, in the Pacilic, is surrounded by islets underneath which  ..re submarine caverns, the home of  sharks. The natives classify them as  iagoon sharks, which are quite ferocious- at times and' spare nothing  they "can seize. The lagoon', shark,  about six feet long, is esteemed a  delicacy, and the natives supply their  feasts with the toothsome dish by a  remarkable  style  of fishing.  Arrived over the entrance to the  -shark cave, the fisherman leaves his  canoe to the care of his companions  and dives to the bottom, carrying  with him a slipknot of strong cord.  He expects to find two or three sharks  at home, well satisfied and drowsy  after feeding in the lagoon, with their  tails toward the entrance. Selecting  the largest, the diver adroitly adjusts  a noose over, the tail, taking care that  it hangs loosely! If he has another  noose he secures a second shark.  The shark catcher now, with one  bound on the white, sandy bottom,  rises to the surface in order to assist  his friends in .hauling up the fish.  The ustonished sleepers beneath suddenly find themselves ascending tails'  first to the surface. Once inside the  canoe a smart blow from an axe between the eyes or on the nose ends  the career of the fish.  One of' tlie most successful shark  catchers at Aitutaki was Reubena.  Long practice had made him almost  amphibious. One morning he started  off with two companions to one of the  more distant islets. ���������  On entering it Reubena found several sharks lazily resting themselves  In a trice a slipknot was skillfull}  passed over the tail of the nearest  shark without exciting its ire. Th������  shark at this critical juncture moved  so that there was not room enough  for Eeubena to get out.  He gently stroked the side of the  shark and succeeded in inducing it  to move away so as to permit his  exit. This operation is said to be vory  agreeable to the fish, but if through  nervousness the shark be stroked the  wrong way its anger is sure to be excited and the diver's life would be  the certain forfeit.  Reubena was making his escape  when, to his dismay, another large  shark came back from feeding in the  lagoon and blocked up the entrance  with his unwieldy body. To get out  now was impossible, for even Reubena dared not stroke the head of the  monster.  The captive fisherman waited, hoping the shark would go further in sc  as to leave the opening free. Thfl  huge fish did not move. Reubena's  agony became intense. Seconds see'm-  ed to ' be hours. At last the shark  passed on quietly into the interior,  and Reubena was barely able to gilt  out of the cave and rise to the sul-  face. His associates in the cano������,  who had become anxious for his  safety, seized him by the hair and  pulled him in, blood flowing from his  ears, eye  Save the Baby���������-Use  VO. BKT VULWQK TW (SJM$a������%B-i  Should bo given at once when the  little one coughs. It heals the delicate throat and protects the lungs  from infection���������guaranteed safe and  very palatable.  AU Druggists, 25 cants.  ������*������-������������������  SIRES AND SONS.  Giving  Pa Away  Ma���������So pa took advantage of my  absence and .seurched the bureau  where I keep my diary?"  Ostend���������"Yes, ma; and pa said that  was what he called a "bureau of information."  "Times has cert'n'y changed," observed an' octogonariun darky in Alabama. "Bcfo' de wah it was only de  slaves dat was sold, but only de udder  day I hears a gonulmtin state dat an  'ole mnstah' wus sold at auction in  New York for a whole lot o' money.  Times, has cert'n'y changed."���������Harper's Weekly.  and nostrils.  Red, Weak, Weary, Watery Eyes.���������  Relieved By Murine Eye Remedy.  Try Murine For Your Eye Troubles.  You Will Like Murine. It Soothes.  50c. At Your Druggists. Write For  Eye Books. Free. Murine Eye Remedy Co., Toronto.  Squaring the  Family Circle  Smith walked up the street the other  evening with a box of chocolates under one arm and a big package of  meat under the other.  "Hello, Smith," said Brown, "gone  in for housekeeping? I didn't know  you were married."  "I'm.not yet."  "What are you doing with those  chocolates and meat, then?"  "Going to see my girl."   ,  - "Do you have to furnish tho family  with meat already?"  "Oh, no; the sweets are for the girl  and the- meat is for the dog. I have  to square both."  'He���������-"I'm sick and tired of being  bossed around all day by the shopwalker I've got some money saved  up, and I'm going to be independent  by starting in business for myself.   I  propose "  She���������"Now, I like the stand you've  taken, Harry; it certainly shows your  manliness in striking out for yourself.  As for your proposal, I accept. When  are we to be married!"  A woman manages to derive a lot of  pleasure from bargain sales by purchasing something she doesn't need.  Courting Customs.  There is a strange courtship custom  in Bedfordshire, which is still largely  observed by young women of the servant class. It is for a young swain  to come behind a girl and humbly  petition to be permitted to "carry her  umbrella." If the request is granU'd.  it is understood that ho may regard  himself as on probation for the privilege of becoming her accepted sweetheart; if not, he'knows he is uot  wanted.  The Munflo Tree.  Common and beautiful iu tbe Ironies  Is the mango tree. Of all fruits noue  la relished more by the natives.   It Is  ���������t tlio same time a niagnltkent shade:  Weak blood when analyzed, shows lack of red corpuscles���������the vital part of the  blood.  Dr. A. W. Chase's Nervo Food  actually forms new, red corpuscles  in the blood���������makes the blood rich,  nourishing-and life invigorating.  Because it works hand in hand  with Nature the cures it brings  about are both thorough and lasting.  Dr. A. W. Chase's  Nerve Food  builds up tho eystem and cures heai'aches,  sloop leanness, indigestion, nervousness and  iritabHity, nervous prostration, partial paralysis and locomotor itaxl*.  Tlie illustration shows style  ofrncliufic. Imitations will only dlmppoint  50 etn. a box, ������t  all dealers or  Ed mannon.  Bates ������ Co,, Toronto. Write  for free copy of  Dr. Chaos's R#e-.  Give Goldfish Shade.  A friend was showing me her collection of goldfish the other day witA  great pride. The tiny fish were darting about here and there in the clear  water, and, then resting for awhilo,  they found life very pleasant.  - Some people do not seem to realise  that it * is positive cruelty to keep  these fish in an open vessel without  any shade.  Fish have no lids to shield their  eyes, as we have, and so cannot endure a bright light. They suffer greatly if entirely exposed, as is evident  from the way in which they dash  around and around, sometimes until  they-are fairly worn out.  Shade can easily be provided by  placing growing plants, dense enough  to shelter the fish, near the globe in  which they are kept or by placing a  grotto of rocks in the aquarium itself.  Heroes That Pass Unhonored.  The unselfish nurse who devotes her  days and nights on the battlefield or  in the hospital to the relief of suffering humanity; the poor overworked  mother who sacrifices her pleasure  and her health for the sake of her  offspring; the laborer who toils and  toils for the support of. his family, in  sickness as in health and in spite  of the difficulties that beset his uphill path��������� all these and many more  are doing things pern ps more truly  are doing things perhaps more truly  heroic than the deeds of some whom  the world acclaims as its greatest lie-  roe-i.  their  Making   an   Egg.  "Grandpa,   does ,hens   make  own eggs?"  "Yes, indeed they do, Johnny."  "An' do they always put the yolk In  the middle?"  "They do, Johnny."  "An'   do  they   put  the  white  stuff  around  to keep the yeller from rub-  bin' off?"  "Quite likely, my little boy."  "An'  who sews  the  cover on?"  This   stumped   the   old   gentlemr.n,  and   he   barricaded   Johnny's   mouth  with      a      large      lollypop.���������London  Scraps.  Greatest Cavalry Fight.  The most tremendous cavalry figM,  'perhaps, that the world has ever seen  took place at Doryleum, Syria; during  the first of the crusades between the  mailed chivalry of Christian Europe  and the Saracens. The cavalry of the  '.irusaders numbered 110.0C0, while that  of the Saracens reached the prodigious  figure of 300,000. Completely surprised  by the enemy, the Christians recovered themselves and won the day. It is  said that 50,000 of the Turkish horse  were left dead upon the field.  Some Good Somewhere.  Little Clarence���������,1'a, I honestly don't  believe it does me a bit of good when  you thrash.me.  Mr. Callipers���������I begin to suspect aa  much, my-son, but you have no idua  how much good it sometimes does me  to thrash you.  An Utter Wretch.  "Our engagement is broken," admitted the girl, "but I still have a  tender   feeling  for him."  "You might ns well cut it out," advised her friend. "He's going around  bragging  about his  lucky  escape."  WOMEN WHO SUFFER  Dr.   Williams'   PinK  Pills  Give  Regularity  and  Good Health.  Every woman at some time needs a  tonic. Ac special times unusual demands are made upon her strength.  Where these are added to the worry  and hard work which falls to her  lot, weakness will result unless the  blood is fortified to meet the strain  Weak woman find in Dr. Williams'  Pink Pills the tonic exactly suited to  their needs, Most of the ills with  which they suffer are due to blood-  lessness���������a condition which the Pills  readily cure. These Pills save the  girl who enters into womanhood in  a bloodless condition from years of  misery, and afford prompt and permanent relief to the woman who is  bloodless, and therefore weak." Mrs.  It. Fisher, Coates Mills, N. B., says:  "Sometime ago my system was in a  very anaemic condition as the result  of an internal hemorrhage caused by  an accident. Though I had the services of a skilled doctor for a time,  I did not recover my strength, and  gradually I grew so weak that I  could not do any housework. As I  seemed to grow steadily weaker I became much discouraged, for previous  to my accident I, had always been a  healthy woman.. About this time I  received a pamphlet telling me of the  strengthening powers of Dr. Williams'  Pink Pills. I procured a box at once  and began using them, when they  were gone I got three boxes more,  and by the time I had used these I  found myself somewhat stronger and  my appetite much better. Before I  began the Pills I could scarcely  walk up stairs, and could do no work  at all. Now alter taking three boxes  I was able to walk out in tlie open  air. I kept on with the Pills, and  after using six boxes was delighted to  find that I could again attend to my  household affairs. I took two more  boxes of tho Pills, and 1 felt that I  was as well as ever I had been, and  equal to any kind of exertion. I have  since recommended Dr. Williams'  Pink Pills to friends with beneficial  results."  Dr. Williams' Pink Pills are sold  by all medicine dealers or will be  sent by mail at 50 cents a box or  six boxes for $2.50 by The Dr. Williams' Medicine Co.. Brockville. Ont.  George F. Baer, president of' the.  Heading Hallway company, is sixty-  seven years of age.  Captain It. P. Scott, K. N., who is  organizing a new British expedition to  the antarctic at a cost of $200,000, commanded the natloual antarctic expedition in 1900-4.  A. B. Stlekney, former'president of  the Chicago Great Western railroad, is  writing a book on freight rates. He  expects to devote the next six or seven  months to the work.  Admiral vou lloltzendorff, who succeeds Prince Ileury of Prussia as commander In chief of the German navy,  is fifty-six years of age and has commanded the first squadron of the high  seas fleet since the year 100G.  The Duke of Euccleuch has an annual revenue of nearly $500,<X)0, Is  known to owl art treasures worth  ���������$l,.r-00.UU0 and maintains a great Loudon house and n't least six country  homes in Scotland���������aud England.  Harry P. Whitney began his business training as n bank clerk at $20  a week. He now has charge of the  $311,000,000 estate left by the elder  Whitney, and It is said that bis trusteeship bus increased the family fortune.  Jose M. HoiTiiro of the class of 1890  lu I be Agricultural college, Amherst,  whose inline In the "Index" wns starred, marked deceased, with the explanation, "Died at the bands of the  Spaniards in Cuba," astonished his  friends recently by calling on them  hale and hearty and very much alive.  WEAK LUNGS  RESTORED BY PSYCHINE.  " PSYCHINE" hasre-Hored thousands  of people to buoyant health and strength  whose condition had been regarded as hope- -  lets. It is a tonic and flesh-builder, containing remarkable properties ns a blood  purifier and germicide, it will strengthen  and heal the weak lungs, fo:co out tho  phlegm, and drive away tho cough, no  matter of how long standing.  "PSYCHINE" tones up the whole,  system and drives .out disease, heals the  decayed tissue and restores lost energy. Its  use daily will prevent and ward off that  most subtle disease consumption.  Write for a Free Sample.  F.r Sal* by ������H Draituti * Dulsrs, 5Cc k $1  p������T betUs.  Dr.T. A. S     OM  LIMITED,.  TORONTO  PRONOUNCED SI-KEEN  Sporting Notes.  Ira Ryerson Is the leading race winning driver on tbe Austrian turf this  season.  Australian sport promoters want  Frank (Jutch and George Haeken-  scluuidl to wrestle in that country.  Morgan Mitchell got a new trotting  performer-- at Oxford. Pa., when tlm  gelding Charlie Mitchell trotted to n  record of 2:21% in tbe three minute  class.  Ralph Glaze, who Is coaching the  University of Rochester football team,  pitched baseball for the Indianapolis  American association team the past  season.  Pushball, with' a ball six feet in di  a meter and 300 or more ou a side, has  taken the place of the annual bowl  and cane rushes between the freshmen  and sophomores at tbe University of  California.  Cart unci!, the University of Pennsylvania runner, has announced bis intention to turn professional and offers to  run against Arthur Postle, tbe world's  professional sprinter, in a "series of  either three or four matches at distances from 130 to 440 yards.  Possible Explanation  Roderick���������The    astronomers    report'  that there is a great disturbance    at  the pole on the planet Mars.   Wonder  what caused it?"  Van Albeit���������H'm!    Maybe two explorers discovered    it    at the  , same ���������  time.  Minard's   Liniment  Cures  Diphtheria.  When a girl attends a wedding or a  funeral she always wonders if people  will look as solemn when her turn  comes.  Lifebuoy Soap is delightfully refreshing for Bath or Toilet.- For washing underclothing it is unequalled.  Cleanses and purifies. tf  How a gossip does enjoy meeting a  woman who hates her neighbors and  tells all she knows about them.  "So when Belle rejected Jack he  went immediately and proposed to  Maud."  "Yes; but that wasn't the best of  it. What do you think! He gave  Maud' an order on Belle for the engagement ring."���������Boston Transcript.  Quickly stops coughs,  the  throat and   tunes.  colds, heals  25 cents.  Advertising Manager (to woman in  tears)���������"You say that you haven't  seen your husband for three days?"  "Yes, sir."  "And that a valuable little dog belonging to you disappeared this morning?"       . ,      .  "Yes, sir; and I want to advertise  for 'em."  "Anv   reward   offered?"  "Yes, sir; $50 for tlie dog and $25  for the husband. You see, the dog's  a fashionable one."  Things. Theatrical.  Violet Dale is being featured In "The  Flirting Princess."  Bcrtliu Galliiud will this season' be  under the management of the Shu-  berts.  Tyrone Power Is now a star in a  company producing "The Servant In  the House.".  Louis Mann is continuing a successful second season iu "The Man Who  Stood Still."  Vaughnn Glaser is to produce a play  called "The Prince In the Garret," by  the late A. C. Gunter.  Marie Booth Russell is credited with  a voice which, according to her music  ti-.teller, would make her eligible for  tbe opera nt any time.  Frances Kennedy. Elizabeth Brice,  H. Hussars Short. Frank Rusbworth  and Klsn I'van are in tbe company of  "A Belle of Brittany," of which Frank  Daniels Is the star.  Mary Munuerliig bos decided not to  use "The Watcher." by Cora Maynard.  The Siitiberts. however, will produoe  the play, and n minor says that Charles  It unman may be seen in It  Pain Flees Before It.���������There is more  virtue in a bottle of Dr. Thomas'  Eclectric Oil as a subduer of pain  than in gallons " of other medicine.  The public know this and there arc  few households throughout the country where it cannot be found. Thirty  years of use has familiarized the people with it, and made it a household  medicine throughout the western  world.  "The world owes me a living."  "Me, too; but I don't seem,to be a  preferred  creditor."  Only One "BROMO QUININE".  That -is  LAXATIVE  BROMO  QUININE.    Look  for the  signature  of  E.  W. GROVE.   Used the world ,over' to  Cure a Cold in One Day.   *  Drover  (who has placed  some  cattle on the field to "grass") to farmer."  ���������Man Allan, the grun's awfu' bare', I  don't  think  the   beas.1'11 thrive  very  weel here.  Allan���������Weel, a' daur say yer right;  they'll no get muckle gorse on this  farm, but, man, look at the gran' view  they hue!���������Farm and Home.  How's This?  We offer One Hundred Dollars Reward for sny  esse of Catarrh tbst cannot bo cured by UsUf  Catarrh Cure.  F. J. CHENEY * CO., Toledo, O.  We. the undenlirued. lmve known F. J. Cheney  for the last ii years, and believe him perfectly hon-  orsble  In  all  Dullness transactions and  financially  sbla to carry out any obligations ni-ido by his Ann.  Waldino, Kinnan A Marvin,  Wholesale Druwlats, Toledo. <  Hall's Catarrh Cure Is taken Internally, acUt.  Directly upon the blood and mucous aurlaces ot tl  system. Testimonials sent tree. Price 75 Ufa pt  IsolUe. Sold by all Druislats.  Take Hall'a Family Fills for constipation.  Teacher���������When water becomes ice,  what is the great change that takes  place?  Bright Pupil���������The change in price.  ���������Red Hen.  Torke���������"Your daughter's musical  education must have cost a lot of  money?"  De Porke���������"Yes, it did, but I've got  it all back"  Torke~"Indeed 1"  De Porke���������"Yes. I've been trying to  buy the house next door for years and  they wouldn't sell. But since she's  come home they've sold it to me for  half prico."���������Harpor'a Weekly.  She���������"Why did he marry her at all  if he intended getting a divorce so  quietly?"       ������  He���������"Because he didn't think it  honorable to break their engagement."  ���������Kansas City Journal. .  Mrs. Wise���������"So   you're   going   to  marry and go to   housekeeping,    eh?  Why, you don't know the first thing  about keeping house."  Miss Pert���������"Oh, yes, I do."  Mrs. Wise���������I'd like to know what?"  Miss Pert���������"The first thing is to get  a man to keep house for."  English Etchings.  . Baron was formerly the only title Tu  the peerage.  Each of. the British Dreadnoughts '  bus a hospital with a capacity for six- ,  ty patients. I  Before a sailor in the English navy '  can ho put in a cell or seut to prison  lie  must" be reported niedieally fit to  undergo the punishment. |  A domestic servant in England may !  be dismissed wil bout notice for (1) absence without leave, (2) utter Incompetence, (3i  willful disobedience to reasonable orders or (-1) gross misconduct.  A PERFECT HOME REMEDY.    -  Endorsed by the English Journals���������"Lancet"  "Science Sittings,'' "Health."  Supplied to British Soldiers In South Africa.  ForullThroat and Gland Trembles, Pleorl.it-,  Lamps, Ab������r������ss<iR, Old Soros, TJlcrrs, Felons,  8kln DJ������i?m<cs, Kcirma, PlmpleajStlfTJblnta,  Khenmatlam, Lumbago,<6pralnt, BrnWet,  Ptlo������.  ilurt., Snre F������������t aud Frsat Bliss..  MH toy Druggists, 250. Try It ������no  Agents Wasted  to push and sell n  full .line   of   The  Willmott   Binders.  Mowsrs,       Rakes,  Shockers,     Shock  Loaders,   Etc.  Apply  HENRY   W.   KING.  Western   Representative. Renin*  Animal Life.  Pheasants sometimes live flfteen  years.  A pig has lived 1C0 days without  food.  A camel bus twice the carrying power of an ox.  Kangaroos will. It Is declared, soon  be extinct.  Large elephants weigh six tons; large  whales, 130 tuns.  Train and Track.  Eleven persons are killed or Injured  on the railways of India every twenty-  four hours.     ���������  It is figured that it will take $112,-  000.000 to build the subways necos-  snry to hike care of the street truffle  in the city of Chicago.  After Jan. 1 the national railroad  of Mexico will begin nn annual expenditure of iilxrtrt $ti.00O.O(X) gold In general repairing of the lilies,'Installing  ���������iciivlor mils and where necessary add-  ���������ui: rolling stock.   -  Stories  of  Success  An inspiration book for young  people. It tells of boys and girls  who have attended our schools  and are now making a success  if life in the great profession of  business.  Wc will send you a. copy fre-5  -as long as they last. Better  write  now.  THE   KENNEDY  SCHOOL,  9   Adelaide   St.,   E���������  Toronto.  J-  Do you trap or buy  Furs? I am Canada's  largest dealer, I pay  hiKhesfprices. Your  shipments solicited,  I pay mail and express charges; remit  promptly. Also largest dealer in Beefhldes,  Sheepskins, etc. Quotations and shipping tags  sent free. ( 9  JOHN  HALLAM, TORONTO  MADE IN CANADA  First Autoist���������"Is that the same  automobile you bought this spring?"  Second Autoist���������"All except the  body and three wheels."  W. N. U., No. 775.  "What a beautiful sight it is, Mrs.  "Bates, * to see your two little boys always together?" the summer boarder  exclaimed, in an estacy, on the approach of Bobby and Tommy Bates,  hand in hand. "Such brotherly love  is as rare as it is exquisite."  Mrs. Bates nodded in ploasod as-  sont.  "I toll Ezry," she said, "that they'ro  as inaep'r'blo as a pair of pants."  It Is to tho advantage  of cVery housekeeper  In Canada to use them [  Magic Baking Powder,  aillett's Perfumed Lye.  Imperial Baking Powder. |  aillott's Cream Tartar.  Royal Ycant Cakes.  aiDett'a Mammotli Blue.  Magic Baking Soda.  Glllett's Washing Crystal. |  MADE FOR OVER  50 YEARS  (EiUblltheJ IS52)  B. W. 01LLETT 03., LTD, Twota, QoJ. {��������� .      ��������� '  . t"^ -    ���������'*  ���������"    '  ���������   ,3-"  '-..- -V-.*.'w'.-t        , - ;,-��������� .      ^ ,.,,-       .''.       ,.-i -.,' " ' -       , i  TOE    LEDGE,    GREENWOOD,    BRITISH    COUJJSBIA.  The  Eholt, B. C,  A  L  John fl. pieM*  Proprietor.  is ten  Re-lson, B. -fr  GEO. 1*.   IVKLLS, Proprietor.  First-class in everything.  Steam heat, electric light,  private baths. Telephone  in every room. First-class  "bar and barber shop.  'Bus meets all trains.  ������e������ ������  PHOENIX j������  The nearest  hotel to the *g  Grauby mines.   One of the W5  largest dining rooms in the t*������  city!    The bar is   replete CXJ  with nerve  bracers of all 'Vj  kinds, and  tho  most  fra- Jh  grant cigars.   Drop up and  05  see me.  A. 0. JOHNSON  PKOPKIETOIt.  IS  r|  Pioneer  Jfiotel...  Gpeenrjrjood, S. G.  The oldest hotel in tlie city, and still  tinder the same management. Roonif  ���������comfortable, meals equal to anv in the  city, and the bar sppplies only the best  Corner of Greenwood and Government  streets.  J, W. kelson  " "   "       THE ~~  Arlington Hotel  GREENWOOD  Is the place for Peep-o'-Day Cocktails    and   Evening    Night Cap*3.  Buttermilk  a specialty during the  warm season.  .   Dempsey, & Rippeto.  One rid ton Water Wheel, 3 feet  diameter, with shaft, boxing aud  nozzle.  One Automatic Ball and Spring  Engine Governor for .'H inch steam  pipe.    A pply to  R. ELLIOTT, K������8io, B.C.  About Float  Float i.s not a peiiodical.  It i.*i a hunk contjiiiiiiig SG  illtiPtratiuiis all told, and  in lillid with sketches and  clones (if wo.-It11-n life. Tt ���������  tells how a gambler cashed  in after the (lus.li days of  Sandon ; how it rained in  New Den vet' long after  Noah was dead ; how a  parson took a drink at  Hear Lake in early days ;  how justice was dealt in  Kaslo in 'Do ; how the  saloon man outprayed the  women in Kalamazoo, and  graphically depicts the  roamings of a western  editor among the ter.der-  feqt iu the cent belt. It  contains the early history  of Nel?on and a romance  of the Silver King mine.  In it aro. printed three  western poems, and dozens of articles too numerous to mention. Send for  one before it ia too late.  The price is 25 cents,  postpaid to any part of the  world. Address all letters to  /?. T. Lowery  GREENWOOD, B. C.  THE LEDGE  Is published every Thursday at Greenwood, B C , and the price is $5 a year,  postage free to all parts of Canada, and  Great Britain. To the United States and  other countries it is sent postpaid for  j?.5o a year. Address all letters to The  Ledge, "Greenwood, B. C,  R. T. LOWERY,  PUBLISHER.  GREENWOOD B.   C. FEB  17,   i-jl'l.  s*(g^8������t^  Notiunc;   i.-j  mysterious  if  understand it.  you  OiMii-:i.r.\ pays to keep tnniling,  for even a sick dog will wag it������ tail.  Eheathk more, oat less and pay  the printer and you will always be  in heaven.  Thk Prospector says that the  Kootenay Indians have a medicine  called OU Kidd.  Tin! Hindus aro buying guns  and the birds of B. C. will soou  have to be protected.  J. R. Cameron.  Leading Tailor of the  Kootenays.  Kaslo, B. C.  Mountaineer and Kootenay Standard Cigars.  Made by  3. ������ tbclin ������ Co., Slc!$Oii  Dura.vci 1009 tho value of the  copper production in tiro- United  States was $1 SO, 000,000.  TiiEiui are 31 chartered banks  operating in Canada, none of which  carry an ad. in this p:iper.  Waokixo delegates nearly always ride when they travel and  seldom work for fear of crowding  some chap out of a job.  Mas. Hess ell Sage has given  8500,000 to buy bibles for the heathen. The rum will be supplied  by private individuals.  Thk Fort George Tribune says  that the member for Yale-Cariboo  is "a loquacious Conservative, too  timorous to be useful."  Thehk is no graft in British  politics, but it may come at some  time in the future. Joe Martin is  now safely anchored in the British  house of commons.  Thk Sunday Mail is the name of  a new paper in Vancouver. It  was full grown at birth and if it  keeps up its opening pace it should  never die of old age.  The Sunday laws in Canada are  becoming oppressive to those who  love freedom. You cannot help  the Lord by lining your neighbor  for fishing on Sunday.  paper in that city is publishing ex-1 T     -   .       .... .,-,. .,  tracts   from    it   which,   although Il c*n thf !<*.������?*  taH?  P"**  about events* that happened long  ago, are decidedly newsy to the  present generation. Anything ifl  news if you have not hoard it before, and for that reason we have  often been tempted-to print'a few  extracts -about how Moses was dis-'  covered and other interesting matters that occurred in the early days.  soon. ��������� Am old 41 year, heavy 177,  pounds, no' married, have child-"  rens none, just mother, that's all.  Can Polish good speaker, German  too, can all talk speaken, am more  8trong< than- any policeman in  Strathcona.; Can ' all policemen,  easy thrown' down. v  '-. Never before have government  job, just one time -try for job tur-  penirner for immigrants. ' Can all  night w'alkeu on street, no 6lecp,  only littlo in" daytime; thatls all.  Thews is no reason why there  should not be a monthly Conciliation   Board   in   Greenwood,   and  tints Mr.'Lemicux's Act would be-1 Not much drinken, just sometimes  beer.     Hot weather -just   maybe  SIIVKKAL ACT  Certificate of Improvements  xo ncE  Colli*,- Mineral Clnim, situate in ttic Giecnwooit  Minim; Divtaijn of Yule District. Whore  located: On Kelly Creek, Similkameen District.  TARE NOTICE ithat we.-VVm v. Smith and  Goorue D. CumiiiiKliiim. Free Miner's Certiti-  c-iites-No3. BT.Il'i.1 unit Ri'iVll, intend, si*cty  rinji from tho date hereof, to apply to the  Miniiiirlitecoril'T fir a Cert iiicite of Improvements., for the purpoio of obtaining' a Crown  Grant to the aho\c claim.  And further take notice that action, under  iect.:oii 37. must ho commenced heforo Ilc  issuance of buch CertiHcntrof Improvement*  Dated thin lull day of Fehnury, A. D. U'10.  Hotel  Alexander  ���������   PHOENIX,   B.   C.  Is a comfortable home for  the miner and traveler.  ���������Good meals and pleasant  rooms. Pure liquors and  fragrant,cigars iu the bar.  &.  V.  CHISUOLM, Piio'punsTOK.  SIMILKAMEEN   LAND   DISTRICT.  District of Yale.  Take-Notice that I, Mark Clni-tenson. of  B mndary F.illi, fanner, intend to apply for ncr-  mi-'-.ion tj i urelia=e the following (.Inscribed  laud: Commencing at a V *3t planted at the  not tli cant uirner of T. L -'Jit . on thcoistof  Boundary Falls, thence north 11 oh ins, thenco  west I'O eh. ius, thenco south ri clmins, thence  cast20chain-; to the point of commencement,  containinirSlaeies more or le.-.s.  Dated the 10'.h day of Jnnu iry. inn.  .MAUK. CHKISl'EXSEN.  There  WATER NOTICE-  THE HOTEL GRANBY  Is pleasantly situated iu the heart  of Grand Forks, and is convenient  io all tho leading financial and  commercial iustitutinns of the city.  Travelers will find it a comfortable  place to sojourn when iu the city.  FRED RUSSELL  The  etel  Has homo cooking and home-maile  preserved fruit,  Sunday DinneiB a Specialty,  Meajs fierved from Ca, m. to 9 p. in,  ;C; A Bar in Connection.  .,  ... ^j'****'. .������������������'���������' '  Plelbfcy of warm, clean and pleasant  "'''robins at reasonable prices  NOTICE is hereby (riven thnt nn application will he made under Part V of the ** Water  Act, 1!> li," lo ohtni'i a licence in the Similkameen Division of Yale Diitriet.  (a) The named, ad.lrej.c-. mid occupation of  the applicants nio : floorap Co k, of Anaconda.  II. C, Free Minor's C.rtiiicnle No. II iiiKlill. and  B. V. .Jones, of Anaconda Ii, C, I*'reo Miner's  Certificate No. 11 until.  (b) The iiama of tlio lake, stream or uourcc Is  Surpciitine Lake, "n Surpenti.iu Fractional  Mineral Claim, Cent al Camp, Greenwood  Mluinir Division,  (c) The point of diversion ij WeJt end of salil  I.aWo. ���������  (d) The quantily of water applied for is .')  cubic feet per second.  (e) The' character c f the proposed *>vorl(H :  Water will be used by means of a dain.'dltcli,  Hume. pipe, and (.thernocessaiy applimci a.  (f) The premises on which w'ajer is to ho used:  On tho said Stirpniitinj Fr.-icti .iial Miner I  Claim and .lurroundlnff'mineral claims of said  Centr il Camp.  fir) The purposes for which water is to be usod:  Minlii'T and MilliiiK-  (i) If the water is ti> he used for power or.min-  IhK purposes ileacrllio tho p'aco wlicre'tho '^ator  Is to btv returned to nomu natuiMl cllanncl, and  the ditfereucc in uliltudo between point of diversion Mill |> ilnt of return : I) iIiuUh Creek,  on Iiiuly i f tho fji'kc Mluerul Clnim; a,0(io feet.  (Iti This notice was posted on the 8th dny of  .Intiimry. :!H(i. ml n|ipliealiin will hu made to  the (;.anmlH..ioiior on the Jftth d;.y of .March',  Itiin.'  tl; filve the name and addrcses of any riparian pr piieors if IJceust.i-s who or whose  mud ) are lll-.c y. In. 1 o all'e; ti d' by the proposed  works, cither above ur h,'low the outlet: Only  the nppliuu.ts, hKoflGK OHUK,  II, I''. .IONKM,  A'"t''Oiid.i, It. C. .  LOWE :Y'S CLAIM  Diiriii'.' llie !'.7 iniiiillis tlmt Lowei'y'H  J.iiiin wns on t'liitli it dill  btisincs, ������1|  over   tlm   world.     It   was   the.  most  ���������iniqisi!, iiiiliipcinluiit ond fearless jour-  nitl e.vvf protlncctl in (.'lunula    I'olltiwil  .tin! thenkuienl eiieinieHpiii'.-Ufcd it wil ij  tlie  Vi'iii'in uf a iJillli'diiikc until tliu  trove.rnriH'iit  slittt  it out of tliti iiwiIIh,  rind  Its editor eeiisiiil   to   puliliuli   It,  paitly on in* emir it of n-'lassy. liver arid  partly uecitiso it takes a pilo of money  to run a paper tlir.l Is oiitlawctJ. Iliore  are titill 25 dif/oront edltloriH of this condemned juiiniiifiii print.   Send 10cents  ind KCt oiic or P. fiO and ^et tho bunch   IT !      'i    '"    '  ftiiwriv      doesn't appear to be  anything wrong with the Greenwood hockey club. Next year  they will they will return with the  13. C. championship cup.  Ai'TKit remaining almost long  enough in Greenwood to own a  dog, the editor of this journal is  spending a vacation around the  hills of the Silvery Siocan.  Theuk is a hen in England  IS years old. It has a cat for a  companion and is owned by a  woman of 80. It can be safely  said that the aforesaid is no spring  cbicRen.  Some eggs are SI75 a dozen.  They are laid by ostriches, and  not sold in Greenwood. Ham and  eggs will come high if some of the  local restaurants commence bringing them into this market.  Thk Mixer has appeared at  Steward, a new mining town at the  head of Portland canal. It is  owned by Percy Godenrath and  edited by James (Jullins. Jt is a  healthy infant aud should grow  stout with the boom in the spring.  Vaxcouvkk now has a paper devoted entirely to the real estate  business. The Real Estate Gazette should prosper in its own particular held, and it begins with the  appearance of a long life plainly  marked across its neatly -printed  pages.        ' :. "!  In three issues Tornto Saturday  Night so fully exposed tho methods  of George IT. Muur.oe, the company promoter, that he had to  leave the "city of saints." The  Srturday Night would have- an  excellent field in British Columbia  where the'���������shoe-string" promoter  is untamed.  Tub working man who invests  310 a month in a million or million and a half company, the only  asset of which is a hole in the  ground from 10 to J00 feet deep,  deserves to lose his money. Experienced mining men will jump  at any mining proposition , that  shows possibilities of largo dividends. The fako promoter lives  upon the inexperienced.  ijome one of, the leading industries  in the district. This would necessitate the importation of a' large  number of "expert"''"witnesses, but  there are hundreds of able-bodieil  loafers who would gladly settle  hero if they were given the oppor,*  tunity to.testify two weeks in the  month at S2 per d.ty. "There are  great possibilities in the Lemieux  Act, if'properlv wrVcd.  Residents of Greenwood are  frequently asked where the banks  are located. As tho local banks do  not advertise where the reading  public are likely to see tlieir ads.'we  givcthis notico free of charge. One  of the banks is located in the annex to The Ledge building and one  door south of C..F. Stork's store..  Another is one door south of Gul-  ley's undertaking parlors and opposite Leiuieux's stamp foundry,  and the third is three doors north  of tho Clarendon hotel and opposite -T.-Thomas' tailoring establishment. [The managers are all genial  and accommodating and willing to  communicate with the patrons of  the bank through the medium of  a messenger. All use both -red  aud black ink.  Tiie prohVsharing scheme is being talked of in reference to the  working of" raining properties:  Profit-sharing, or a working company joined for the purpose of development and equally sharing the  net proceeds of ore "treated, should  work out to the benefit of all concerned, providing the property.is a  dividend-maker. When a "promoter" attempts to develop a property ou a profit.sharing basis, the  worker should give ita wide, berth.  Out of a million shares the promoter usually retains seven hundred and fifty thousand, the balanc  being devoted to expense of forming the company and development.  The miner who works for stock in  a promotion of this kind gets it. a*-*  ho deserves, - in ' the neck He  is working against odds of 1.000 n>  1 so far as dividends are *��������� ;iiCi*:'n'<*d.' j  Supposing he has' \iorknd for - j  thousand shares, the profit** will ������:j  SI-on every S1,000 <-l diwiiunK Jr  is said that the net mom hi f" ptolhs  of the B. C. Copper Ci>. are. about  8-10,000. If the capitalization were  1,000,000 shares of the par-value  of 81 each, the holder of 1.000  shares would be' entitled to a  monthly dividend of. 8*10. -  If the Conciliation Act was intended to conciliate, it appears to  have fallen far short of that much-  desired result. It not only does  not conciliate, but it interferes  with the old methods of arriving  at an "agreement." Previous to the  passing of tho act, .when either, employer or employees had' a grievance a conference . was held.' If  the parties could not agree either  a lock-out; or strike resulted. .Under the Conciliation Act a. conference' is held with three arbitrator^ present to listen to the  grievances. These arbitrators have'  powers only to recommend. They,  cannot compel either party to-accept their recommendations. In'  fact about the only, powers tho arbitrators havo ,are. to .subpoena  witnesses, enforce court irules of  order and draw their salaries.  They haven't even tho power to  protect tho legal profession from  "unfair" practitioners before the  board. They simply listen to  "tiffs" across the table and recommend accordingly." They do their  utmost to conciliate, butare handicapped by an act that provides for.  the taking of evidence, butdoes'not  give authority to enforce tho- conclusions arrived afc from the evi*  deuce. .".'",  just  just two drinks'taken. L-rnake  before application 'and you rib  answer given me yet. I can strong  mit my hands'lift. I can.all peoples-make clean it up:manure  piles.- and���������' ashes,, something, like  that in springtime.. ,1 been now  this country in 19 years,* .'got 'in  Strathcona-four lota, always -my.  taxes pay quick.    Good bye.  TheK and H cigar has jumped  into' prominence through the' excellent flavor of the tobacco out of  which it is made.  - At Craig's Cash:/Store  Quality is acknowledged)' purity   guaranteed.    Inspect  ,,.'., '.our stock.au(j.see our big reductions.    It's ou'r'quality  . that attracts,  aud . our. ^prices -that - sell... "This ^week'j t i _;,'  ���������Specials':'-  '������������������   "���������' -;*       -.-,-.    - - . ,   .,-; -    '-.' \  '���������"  Men's heavy uutearable Tweed Pant=*,-.$3.00, this week, $2 50  . Regatta Shirts (Neat'Patterns)-;- -'- - SI'.73', this'week,'* $0.'90  Before moving'in to our New, Store. we are determined,to,  reduce our immense stock, not on a 5 per cent.-reduction  ���������   bisis, but buying here.means saving "money.' ���������*���������'������������������*'������������������'���������������������������������������������   We.Lead, Others Try to FolloW., ".'        '."' \  t  t  <  Got It Hard.  A good story is- told at the expense of L, \V. Shatford, .candidate for representative in the Similkameen district just across the.  Canadian side, and the owner of  bue.of the largest and richest unimproved tracts in the upper Okanagan valley. One day this week  he drove up to Fairview from this  place to jolly the electors and  throw" out feelers to learn the condition of his fences. Political pricks  are about the samoon both sides of  the line, and Shatford dropped into  a public place to throw some liquid  enthusiasm into the boys. Among  the hangers-on' was a local character knowu as Tommy. The candidate for legislative honors inviting Thomas to participate, said :  "Of .course, Tommy, you will  support me."  Slouching to the bar to snr-  round the refreshment, Tummy'replied : " I don't, know, Ml-. Shatford. If ye tt;" no better politician than \i* an' <i. ^ farui-r y^ are a  dour poor pi>I,T..r'i in. M" iriiMid.  Doc House, i.f 0"v)-i.'. m-I '-* =-8iV>  on one aer-��������� *o  and   ve  li.*v-  'J8 ()���������'.')  Unequalled for Domestic-Use.''"  P  Dealers in Fresh and Salt Meats, Fish,'.;-;  and Poultry. , Shops ih nearly all'the-" ��������� ���������'  ���������towns of Boundary and- Kootenay." ������������������  ���������The  j,  finest   luti  d  i .   *1 ���������  and ye.   It.  \  ��������� ���������'������  out of ir."  The sih  ui*  ������ v .    '  deep that  ���������Iv  "t!)-j liluro  ��������� i i  <i'.\H.  "-'.I     I't.  .if Niil^.t:  i    ���������  -(.);'.-, :;,���������   -.-.'  Thi- res  il  :*,������������������,.* I   '���������:-,    'ir  ri.,f.'l   :  ��������� \\  !0'"-;.  GREENWOOD-  Is *-itn *t"d i'nt.he heart of the city and "within  stvppiiie d -r nice of all-the banks, restaurants,  i's"'-.. ���������'������������������ig*.\ ttdegraph offices, etc.   The builder d with hot water and has a radiator  ���������1. . vJ i \     ��������� rn    The b.ir contain" a large variety  ,i -".>",-.'.)    viuti'd   and distilled beverages suit-  ->,iili' l" i* e   rt-t'-**- of a cosmopolitan population.  ..ii.- in --ml '.nve S'nni'thing.  ; -J..H goooeve - -  . PROPRIETOR'  A *4ii'l ii'ii"i^tt!���������'-���������. thar, slit' would  b-* happy if she only and enonjih  different colored, slippers to match  her stockings.  The Royal Seal cigar has been  before tho smoking public for a-  dozen years. It is made in Nelson  and can be bought in nearly every  mountain town.  iaa������-*,^:  a rip*  ��������� sssae^a������-?.^:,}*'}^  &9QQQ&QG09&9Q6Q9  - '-    .���������--  .. . -. ..-���������-.  ���������������������������'  Too many virtues in a man are  apt to make his friends long for a  few vices.  NIGHT. SCHOOL.  If I can get the promise of  enough students I intend to start  a night school in- Greenwood ' to  teach Reading, Writing and Arithmetic. Special attention will be  given to foreigners requiring a  working education in English.  .. J. DONALD,  Box 35J"Greenwood.  Frank Fletcher  Puovincial Land Surveyor,  Nelson, B. C.  ��������������� Greenwood, is the home for .workihgmeu of all nations. 'ItIs  ������ convenient to the smelter ou the hill. The dining room is sup-  o plied with tasty and substantial food, while the.bar contains the.  e best wet goods in the market.- Electric lights all over the  premises.    Hot and cold baths/- - -     ��������� -,-j., ��������� ...  Oia  Lofstad,   Proprietor  ^������99������o3������>9oe������������esQ998aeeM'9~8e9e999eeQe8������oo������<!Mee������9oe9������������  WESTERN --.HOTELS.  Thk lobbies of all postoffices in  Canada an* now closed on Sund.iy.  In some placet*! this is a great in-  con vt'iiicnce to tlio public without  assisting the clerks or the Lord to  any extent. It is an excellent  HUiup{6 of the way the Lauricr.gov-  erument truckles for votes. This  insanity about the Lord's Day will  end when the public have nerve  enough to take theyoke oil their  neck's.-' ~ ' "' ���������'"'    To tlie neglected constituency.of  Comox-Atlin   there is a -sign   of  hope-in  the causo of Hon. A. B.  Ayieswpr.th's retirement  from the1  Dominion cabinet and.activofpoli-  tics.    The minister   of   justice-is  giving "up   bfl'rce 'on ��������� account' of  deafness, and if'lfis"accident should  establish a precedent, that any .mi'ii'-.'.  ister aillicted with a malady that  renders him incapable of' attention  to duty should resign, Hon.'.Wm.  Templeman, minister of .mines aiid  inland revenue," will have t������ g*>"  As far as*the'"people of thi������ dis';  trict rirc' concerned,  Mr. Ttunjih'^  man might as well ��������� be as deaf .as a  stoue,  and   his  diseaso   is   oven  worse than' that���������he is incurably  stiipid.���������Alberni. Pioneer.;'.   .''���������.'  '",',:-Unconscious .Humbr.   .  THK   KDOTEVAY    SALOON  Sandon, B. C, has a line of nerve  '. bracers unsurpassed *. in any [nioun-  tain town. pt the Great West. A*  glass of.aqua pura given free with,  spirits meiiti.      ��������� ' '  TU1SMONT   HOUSE ���������      -  " Nt'laori, B . 0���������- is run on tho American and European plan. There:  is nothing yellmv iiJ)oiit|ho|ioii8C.  except thb.'ffoldiii tho safe.'  i, '':'.Mntii'no'* Trpglilnii  TH K���������' HOT KL.' SLOO ������ > ���������      , .  '_''   -Three' I-'orks, B..C., is the leading'  ' iiotel of the .city.'"." Mountain trout,  and" gtiiiie. -li'incrf   a   specialty.,  Room.1- ������������������������'      -' ''}' *-f1eijniph.    '  lfu|������li 'Ntynny I"ri>ii.  NH'VJMBK    I  .   Ivtll'*-!."  '. Miilli".:  vci', 15iii  v   '���������'���������'���������' ���������"' :'V  ii'iri'M.  'i������nry ���������*>/*'jc  mrmi i ..���������iiimiiimw^.^���������  -.',-���������'mill  '   . I������';���������'���������.  i*<������pr.  Tho" following ajiplicaliori 'v/a's'  received by, the ,secretary of the  Stiathcona town council for the  posirioti of nighr. waL'-liman find  sinitary iiisp'f-ctor, and the Pbvio-  dealer says that Dr. D-uuurn'md  never wrote, fuiyl.|iiiig,iii-iriHtatioti  of French��������� Canadian ii'ibit-ant iu-.t-  ter than this application of a  Polish resident for' the. position  mentioned. The letter was addressed to His. Honor thuMiyor of  .Strathcona, and ran as follows '."���������������������������  ' Gentlemen".:; I 'have been toll  you need now good,man forp.policfi-.  THE ������������������Pltori'N' K 'l'0."B!, . -    ..'':������������������  Graii.'!''VVii*'lti^' in' a' l-'.r'iH thrco-  '. ..jit'irv :'tifii*i-:. .nutyi ' llni't' .('M'Vidt'H  '-. . ttl-i    I'ltltl.C    >V'.:I|   -_'ll"i| '!:l.'^d--:Mlill  ���������   '���������)' t'li������|'|.,l   Kll'JllJj.!    v'l   ... i - v.-. >.> 1111 ��������� i i M li  '        hut tlio S'ttiii' ."ill laii.***! ';  ',.:������������������;    , Kin 11 Liii-Kuii, 'Proprietor,   ii x) ,_j,, , .i.,iiiT-n i- r' ��������� -���������' "-'���������������������������.^-^.*-.^fc��������� ������.f.���������^-t..  HKKVIIiW    nol'KL  iu   N'.boit,  (i   C,   PiirplovH   all,  ��������� '��������� -wliiit> help and i*������ a homo for tlio  ' .������pr!d at jl.OOa day..' ''','.''.���������.. .'.''.'���������' ���������  . ���������.'���������   ������������������ .   ' ������������������'.M. h, (irlJlitli, Vroprlnloi*.  j|'������Alk'*M tiJt.VI*l%&!#t*H i,*-i-J^*'<^*>������iPU,*Aj*>i'Trw*iBm\e^J*WWemwitttm  t'lApi.d no'Ckr.,: ������������������.'>.'," ��������� -,'_,,  nn;  Kuulo,' B. G���������r .is.a.;;;(;oinf(irtahl(!  h'o'in'c'; fori'alL/U'lib' travel fp-tlnit,  cityi,  '. Cocltl n & Pupwortn'. '���������   ���������"<''!   SHE'hll'KO.OKK   1IOUSJ!!    ;   '        ' .  ' Nelson;^B C   Ono'mlnuto'8 walk  from C;'' P. R   fifatio'rr.   Cuieino  vffin������-,V',ftW ):    ^I'toctyllod; vyelUcAtptranaycn-    ~  ������l^K* m-**-f*****m*.*tm  4-i.wru m<ni������'������.iftwrv������������wrt,ib*TM*v*'   ���������.V*W^>iHn  nr+lr, -���������>��������� ��������� r-* >m un imIim-k Hfi^i  ��������� Far away fields are usually; thought to be green.  This is probably why so many   people in -the J  Boundary are constantly buying real estate and  stocks far from the district in which they live.  Why not put some of your speculating money in ������jj  ; Ventures within a few miles of your own door,, and .-'<  benefit yourself and the country in which you'  reside and make money ? .  The Argo Mining and Tunnel Co. of Greenwood "^  is'organized under the laws of British Columbia*-"^  ��������� with a' capital 'stot'.k   of  $1������5,000,   divieed   into  500000 shares at 25 cents each, non-personal lia-  bihr .   Adj lining Greenwood the company own a  lanie number of valuable claims, with high-grade'  gold and coppor ore showing ou the surface.   The ���������  company is. now .engaged ih running a 3.0l>0-foofc'j  .funnel to tap all these leads a?; great depth. Every--  indication is favpi;able,to the striking of valuable .3  deposits of ore, and the time to invest is now-,-  Soen as ore is encountered ut great'depth the price j"  of sto.ck will ascend rapidly and the chances of-:  .-makins: big money out of a .small inyestmentLwill,,!  not be so".good.' Tlie  time1 to' speculate' is when ,  things are beiiiririing;'The success of this big  tunnel m^ans grout'.'wealth, for tlie 'investors and1''  increased prosperity for-tho entire district s)  Investors and visitor's to,the district are fcoMaljy"'  invited to inspect the;.properttes and view the work  being,'done in the tunnel. :,'.For''.Turthei:.particulai,s.'.'.^  address the president or secretary.  OLA LQFSTAD, A. S. BLACK,  Secretary,       . ' ��������� i.        'i      <   i  fryft^'J^ti7L^jV**-''^J'tw***CT  a*Tai^CT'*rBJm$TOJ^^  i  b

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