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 ^  i j  -^tiji.^'  - ,   '    -*-���������-���������,-.  t  (/  /������**  .Nfea-^:  Vol.   XVII. ,  GREENWOOD, B. C, THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 2, 1911.  ' No. 30  i"  I,..  -mRE/rwNG.^���������^������������������,,  v.,-/      '������    v.'   and  WJ5 ��������� have , the . '";--..  '-  h  Including the. Famous Boswell Special  Tube  ,  .���������;,*��������� ,. Hockey Skate," $6.00 a pair.,  Carvers and English China. Fine for Presents  ���������TH E?STORE; OF-' PLENfY|  - RUSSELL-LAW-CAULFIELD Co.," Ltd., GREENWOOD, B. C.,  SKATES  for 50c.  The Furniture & Store Man.  Passing Throng:  in  were  PHONE i6.'  GREENWOOD, B. C,  V'  ir  h  Ir  flttg^tMm^^  FOR  1911  Canadian and  Whitaker Almanacs.  h-  fiw  .    - ESTABLISHED 1817  Capital,, all paid up, $14;400,000.   Rest, $12,000,000.  ,/ -  tJNDIVIDKD   PROFITS,   8061,789.11.  -    Hon. President: Lord Strathcona and Mount Royal, G. C. M. G.  President: R. B. Angus, Esq.  Vice-President and General Manager: Sir E. S. Clouston, Bart.  Branches in London,Eni. {Atto'JoSSiSR!} New York, Chicago  Buy and Sell Sterling Exchange and Cable Transfers.    Grant Commercial and  '   Travellers' Credits, available in any part of the world,  SAVINGS BANK DEPARTMENT ln%S������������%5������.at  Greenwood Branch"-" W. F. Proctor, Mgr.  )   ������'  TEMPERANCE  is all right if shorn of humbuggery.  Too much water drinking is "just  as injurious as too much liquor or  anything else.  0UR: PURE WINES  AND LIQUORS  are medicinal if not abused. Every  household'should have a moderate  supply7qf*pure wines or liquors in  the , closet for"-" emergency���������either  unexpected visitors or sudden illness, when a'drop "of pure liquor  in time may forestall all necessity  for drugs.  , Importers, emtwoefl, B. fr  X' **N8r  I*  P. BURNS & G0.  Dealers in Fresh and Salt Meats, Fish,  ���������   and Poultry.   Shops in nearly all the  towns of Boundary and Kootenay.  COPPER STREET, GREENWOOD  11  THE STURDY YEOMAN  If I could sing as Austin sings,  and strike his master lyre, I would  not give to queen and kings my  ���������words of living, fire. For foiks who  loaf around on 'thrones don't'need  the poet's' lay; they weary of his  throbbing tones, and wish he'd go  away'.' I'd sing aboutthe man who  rales his kingdom with 11' plough;  who daily wlmcksliis'dusty mules,  and milks the spotted-cow, I'd  sing about the sturdy plebe, who  most appeals1 to me, who bravely  breakes the stubborn glebe) whatever glebe . may be. The farmer  raises wheat aud com, with plough  and thingumbob; this world would  .be a place forlorn if he should jump  his job. The men that we consider  great, the rich,'the .men of fame,  the mighty pillars of the-state���������all  these might quit the game,.and  this old'earth would jog along,'and  neverthrow a fit; but things would  soon be going wrong if all the farmers quit, ��������� And so I'd sing the  yoemanta".lay, if I had A uatin !s  harp,'immortalize the bale of hay,  and boost the farming sharp; I'd  pass up all the princely trade, for  men who come in hand roe-downs  with eggs their hens have laid.���������  Walt Mason."    '   '  SPECIALS  PASTRY BAKED DAILY AND  ALWAYS FRESH.  -. ^  FRESH CANDIED PEEL  25 and 30 cents a pound.  CURRANTS & RAISINS  2 pounds for 25 cents.  COPPER STREET.  W. F. M. RESOLUTIONS.  At the recent Convention of District No. 6, at Nelson, the actions  and votes of Comrades Hawthorn-  tbwaite and Williams in the 6. C.  Legislature were heartily endorsed.  The Convention also resolved to do  everything possible to . have the  date of Labor Day changed from  September to the first day of May.  It was also resolved:���������  \ "That we, theDelegates in attendance at the"13th Annual Convention of District Association No.  6, of.���������the Western Federation of  Miners,' extend to the*'' friends and  relatives of 'those wbo'Most their  lives in tbe recent disaster afc Belle-  vue, our earnest ,arid heartfelt  sympathy, and regret that sufficient modern safety appliances  were not available to render prompt  aid to those men who even in tbe  ordinary course of their employment are exposed to risks beyond  the average.  ���������'We would urge the governments of British Columbia and  Alberta in particular, and the governments of all other provinces  where mining operations are conducted, the imperative necessity of  installing the most practical aud  up-to-date safety appliances procurable. The same to'be installed  at some point centrally located,  and tho Department of Mines to  compel each mine operator to have  on hand such emergency apparatus  as the department may deem sufficient for carrying on the work of  rescue, pending the arrival of the  government apparatus. -  , "Be "it further resolved, that a  copy of this resolution be forwarded  to the Premiers of the Provinces of  British Columbia, Alberta and  Saskatchewan, and the Dominion  of Canada, to the press for publication and to the Sec.-Treasurer of  District No. 18, U. M. VV. of A."  Careless With Money.  Sir William Mackenzie is careless with his money and should  have a pocket iu his shirt when  travelling. Recently, near Ottawa,  he went to sleep*in his private car,*  after stuffing a 85,000 roll of bills  under bis pillow. He forgot about  it in the morning and tho porter  found them. Tbe sight of so much  money,' in' $500 bills, was too much  for 'the porter, and grabbing a  $1,000 he scattered the balance on  the floor, in his agitation, and fled,  for Windsor, where he was captured with two 8500 bills In his possession. Tiie money was returned  to Sir William, and in his joy, he  declined to prosecute the porter for  running away with part of his 40  year's gatherings. It is acta like  this that make Bfll a gentleman  without the eupeifluity of a tin  title.   John Getting Busy.  John Oliver is urging the Liberals to get busy and do something.  Referring to the C.N.R. road  Mr. Oliver taid that he would:  stake his reputation on the assertion that when the road was completed it would be weighted down  with an indebtedness of $100,000 a  mile. The contract for the construction of ihe road was lot to the  Canadian Northern Construction  Company, another name for Mackenzie & Mann, and by this dealhe  was of the opinion that Sir William  Mackenzie and Sir Donald Maun  would be enabled to pocket more  than 8*11,000,00V. ".,���������.' ;/-  Oats are $40 a,ton iu Greenwood  Gene Shea is  seriously  ill  a Spokane hospital.  F. W. McLaine and  wife  in Nelson on Saturday.  Sam McDonald and his partner  are running a' meat shop in Ross-  laud.  The Phoenix Amalgamated will  begin shipping ore to Trail this  month..  Ed Rowland lias quit his job at  Winchester, Idaho, and is now at  Lewis ton.  At his home in Sidley, R. G.  Sidley suffered a paralytic stroke  last week.  There are two cases of scarlet  fever at the home of -William Salmon in Midway.  W. II. Covert of Gian.l Foiks,  was iu the city last ,v.eek, belling  cider and apples.  The Oddfellows will give a  masquerade ball in the old Masonic  hall on the 14th.  John Meyer was confiued to his  residence for ten days with an  attack of influenza.  Rev._S. Lundie hay. resigned the  pa-torate of the Presbyterian  Church iu Phoeuix..  The Sheiiff'M Sale of tin- Elkhorn  mining property has been postponed until the 24th.  At hit*, studio in Greenwood, J.  H Jame.*-* can take photographs at  ant time, day or night.  The Junior Hockey, team of  Greenwood was defeated in Phoenix, on Tuesday, by 7> to 5.  George Cook has a touch of the  grippe. He has been^woiking on  the Ruby Fraction all-winter.  Bill Beach,'the postmaster and  leading merchant of English Cove  is spending a week in the city.  The Mother Lode and Smelter  hockey clubs evidently have a  league of their own this wi'iter.  E. Bailey will continue to retain  his real estate at Eholt. Hn owns  one of tbe best houses in that railroad town. ���������  ,\Hafry'-Russell*recently- died -in  Spokane from pneumonia., At one  time he was in the hotel business  at Phoenix.  Saloon licences in Republic have  been raised from- $400 to ������600 a  year, and tbe number of licences  limited to eight.  Grippe and colds are torturing  many people in Greenwood. There  is almost a complete ab-o-'nee. of  other complaints.  At the County Court, last week,  Jens Peter Nelson and Pete E>iy  were made citizens of this great  and glorious country.  An epidemic of ii.isket social-  has broken out at R'jck Creek, no  less than three being advertised to  take place this month. . *  ' James Joseph Ennis, better  known as Jimmy the Baker, left  for the Old Man s Hume, at Kamloops, upon a prolonged visit.  " Tom Peck had to stay indoors  for two days at Nelson last week.  Ever since he had the new mown  hay Tom flags everything that  looks like & < old.  Phoenix defeated Grand Forks  at hockey, Monday evening, by a  score of 5 to 3. Hockey is t'>o onesided in the Boundary this winter  to make it interesting.  The B. C. Copper Co will pay a  dividend of teu per cent,, in four  qnaiterly payments. The first payment will be mrde this week aud  will amount to $62,875.  Bob Brown came up from Ferry  last Friday with bis baby boy  The baby had cut bis fingers with  a knife and Bob had to bring him  to Greenwood for surgical assistance.  Howard Stevenson, formerly  C.P.R. agent at Midway, has been  located at Watson, Sask. His wife  recently underwent a successful  surgical operation in Rochester,  Minn.  The Chinks in Greenwood exploded nearly a million firecrackers  this week. They do this at their  New Year in order to keep the  devil away from them for twelve  months.  .Charles Heino, a Finn, 25 years  old, met with a serious accident in  she Mother Lode. He fell a distance of 40 feet, breaking and dislocating his back. He is in the  hospital and doing as well as can  be expected. ���������*  Previous to his departure for the  coast, Rev. J. A. Bedard was presented by his congregation with an  address and a purse containing  $225. Father Bedard will be missed in Greenwood for he was beloved by all classes of people.  . The Queens, formerly the Summit hotel, in Phoenix, is being rebuilt after the recent fire, by the  owners, D, Oxley und J. Hartmau  George Cunningham returned  safely from the coast on Tuesday.  He delivered Chris Herman son - to  the asylum at New Westminster.  Chris did not even ask George for  a quarter let alone a million, and  was as docile as a lamb all the way  to the rain belt.  -���������"<���������,������  While putting glass fixtures-iii"  his home at Anaconda, Mr. Hind-  ley had an artery in his left' wribt  severed by broken glass. He fainted from loss of blood by the Mine he  reached Dr.- McLean s office, but  the artery was soon cavght up and  the danger from exhaustion averted  Work is progressing at the Midway coal mine, au engineer hat-  arrived from Spokane to lay out  the work for sinking a shaft and  erecting hoisting works. .' There is  plenty of money in the tre.i-tiry  for development, and this year  should see a great change at this  property.  After being 16- years with tin-  C.P.R., Conductor Bob Mount bus-,  gone with the B. CV Electric 'and is  now. living at Abbot-ford. Bob is  well-known iu the Baundary and  Kootenay, and just how that  "Proctor run" will get along without him no one knows. He is a  whole-sou-ed Scot< hiuau aud has a  host of friends who wish him every  thing that is good wheiever he may  go-  Owing to increasing trade, C, F.  Stork has reduced hjs prices upon  many lines of goods, and wiii continue to do so as* his business becomes greater. Mr. Stork thanks  the people of the Boundary for  their liberal support and will continue to sell goods at prices tha-fc  will defy eastern competition, He  will shortly add to bis present  lines a stock of boots, shoes and  gent's furnishings. Keep your  mouey in the 'city by buying at  home. -  At the Masquerade Carnival, at  the Rink, last Thursday night, the  prizes were awarded as follows :���������  .Western Float  for  Be-.t. Dressed Lady,  ,.        ,, -    Gent  ���������   "   ���������       Girl  ii        M       B,'J'  Most Original Ltdy  ���������   ���������       ,.       Gent  Comic Lady  ~J    Gent.  /.,'VBoy--      -  ���������"   Girl  The prizes were  Mrs. Cartier  Mc. C. Bubar  Jean Coles  Stanley Hart  Eva Phillips  S. Graham  Miss Caldwell  .-'..-. Gus.Clerf  "Arthur Rees  Catherine Rees  given  by  the  tradesmen of the city with the exception of the first two, $10 each,  which were given by the Rink Co.  CITY COUNCIL.  Another storey will be added, and  Rory Chisholni is doing business to  the music of Baw and hammer.  The Council met on Monday  evening.  A letter was read from the  Deputy Provincial Secretary re the  admis-ion of J. J. Ennis to the  Old Man's Howe at Kamloops.  The mayor was authorized to send  h*m to the Home and pay all expenses of the trip.  A letter was read from the Provincial Secretary appointing J. L.  Coles and F. C. Buck less as licence  commissioners, and F. W. Mc  Laine and S. M. Johnson police  commissioners.  A letter was read from C. J.  Fagan asking for a donation to the  Anti-Tuberculosis Society. A donation of 830 was authorized.  The auditor's report was received and filed.  P. Burns & Co. asked for more  time to make the necessary changes  from water to electric power. The  matter was left with the Water  Committee.  The water rate for tho Rink was  fixed at $25 a season. The clerk  was instructed to notify the Rink  Co. that the approach to the rink  through the alley be altered to the  satisfaction of the Street Committee  and if not changed at once the  alley-way to be closed.  Tbe mayor aud clerk were authorized to execute a conveyance  to Agatha Schmidt of the north 30  feet of lot 10, block 21, plan 21,  for th������ sum of $50.  Fred B. Holmes requested the  council to change lot 20 for, 17 in  block 3, map 21. A.committee  was appointed to look into the  matter.  The Company Loan by-law was  read three times.  The following accounts were ordered paid :���������S. H. McConnoll,  $80.00; Laundry, $5.10; B. C.  Gazette, 2.50; W. E. Hodges,  $150.00; Sacred Heart Hospital  (Pat Fogarty account), $12.86.  Council adjourned until Feb. 13.  County Court.  Before His Honor Judge Brown,  in the county court last week, P.  O. Spicer, a civil engineer, sued  the Kettle Valley railway company  for $130, claiming he had been  wrongfully dismissed from their  employment. The action was dismissed.  In the Btiit of the Russell-Law-  OaulGeld Co. against Mrs. Emma  Semerad of Princeton, judgement  was given tbe plaintiffs for $251.35.  J. H. BowesJs^ity solicitor  Chilliwack. ,  -' A fire brigade has been organized  in Qiiesuel,       .- % '.  Guy Barber is now an alderman  in Revelstoke.  A quadrille club has been organized in Qirpgiiel.  There were 820 deaths in Vancouver hi-fc year.  Wm. IWlott has opened a barber bhop i-i Hope.  incorporation has become a live  topic in Blairmore.  The Hudson Bay Co. will build  ������������������t i>! ������������������! ir in  Vein on.  Then-; arc .several cases of dip-  tlieria in Chilliwack.,  O'-oville li<is had a few cises of  uialt^iKini diprberia,  At Cranbrook the lumberjacks  have formed a union.  The C. P. *R. will build a $250,-  000 hotel in Calgary.  Town Topics is the name of a  new paper at Macleod.  J.imes Jack is opening a 'motion  picture show in Merritt.  Last month Suuunerland held its  first annual poultry show.  The Old-Timers will hold a> banquet in Creston on the 14tb.  Nearly eight feet of snow have  fallen in Rossland this winter.  Jan. 14, the Greek New Year,  was observed iu Bolster, Wash.  There are. arrears of' taxes in  Vernon to the amount of  822,000.  Wm. Bell has besn appointed C.  P. R. yardmaster  at   Revelstoke.  Mrs. Margaret Bard died last  week iu Rossland,   aged 87 years.  F. Noland was killed at Vernon  by a load of wood falling on   bim.  The municipality of Summer-  land pays its teamster $70 a month.  W. H Aldridge, and his partners own an 8,000-acre farm in  Alberta.  Iu the spring a salmon cannery  and box factory will be started in  Stewart.    _ -  Poultry is-being imported from  England, for the Rosebud farm: at  Chesaw.  Copper was the only metal that  showed a decrease in price during  last year.  The mayor of Vancouver is paid  $5,000 a year, and the aldermen  $400 each.  R. P. Wheeler of North Bend,  has been appointed C. P. R. agent  in Merritt.  Fifty more letter boxes have  been installed in the postoffice at  Blairmore.  British capital has bought 8,000  acre������ of land, near Kelowna, for  $1,400,000.  Joseph Wintemute a Cariboo  pioneer, died in New Westminster  List month. - -  Chilliwack pays its city clerk  $75 a month, and its health officer  $75 a year. ,. , .  The Granby Co. has taken an  option qn nine claims,, near.Chesaw, Wash.        . , ,  A rancher 'at Metbow has imported 100 Angora goats, to clean  up his land.  Pete McGregor of Kaslo. has  sold his ice business to J. Strahan,  of Winnipeg.  Billy Cowan is the oldest citizen  of Revelstoke.* He came to that  place in 1884.  Two new whaling steamers are  being built in Seattle at a cost of  $100,000 each.  A Portland company ban taken  an option upon the lime deposits,  near Bossburg.  Johnnie Hooter the well-known  porter, died; in Fernie from exposure while drunk.  The B X company will run 8  antes next summer, between A������h-  croft and Quesnel.  Forbes Vernon died in E'igland  last month. The town of Vernon  is named after bim.  In Rupo, the police commigBion-  ers have ordered stronger rivets  to bo put in the lid.  The Dominion Lumber Co. has  moved its head office from Three  Valley to Revelstoke.  Rossland had a Ski Club three  years ago. -It.ia high enough to  have one aUjliia time.  The sheriff has seized the Palmer  Mountain Tunnel, near Loomis fur  debts owed in the east.  Work will begin in the spring on  the B. C. quartz m i ne, dose to th i������  old town of Barkorvillo.  Harry Jones died last month.  He was proprietor of the Golden  Gate hotel in Fairview.  Tbe street rai 1 way i n Calgary  has paid a dividend of 18 per cent.  It is owned by the city.  C. D; Rand, tbe real estate king  of Vancouver, is spending some of  the winter iu California.  The aldermen of Vernon have  declined fo accept any salaries for  their services to the city.    .     ,,  J. W. Murphy of Rossland, has-:  gone to Australia where be has a ���������  diamond drilling contract.  Four feet of solitl ore has been  struck at the 1050 foot level of .the  Rambler mine in the Siocan. '  The O. P. R has' completed  three new snow sheds between Albert Canyon and Rogers Pass.  Peter Sebastian died in Golden  last month aged 0G years. He  had lived in that town 27 years. v  No clue has yet   been   obtained  of Wm. Bull, a drnmmer who dis-,,  appeared in the Kootenays last O:- -  tober. ,. , .. '  D.kvid Oppenheiraer in to be honored by a memorial in Vancouver.  He was one of tbe first mayors of  that city.  Last year there were  538  cases-  before the police court   in   Revol-  stoke, the fines amounted to nearly 84.000.  From the camps around Rock  Creek anrt Westbridge, 17,000,000  feet of logs'will go out on tbe drive  this spring.  Last year Vancouver bad. 265  cases of typhoid fever. 'Of this  number 135 were brought in frOm  other places.  Merritt's electric lighting system  has become a realization, much to  .,  the pleasure of the inhabitants   of  that live town.  The hold-up man is still busy in  and around Vancouver. Thirty  years ago such men did not loaf  in that locality.  The B. C. Electric railway has  reduced.its freight rates 20 per  cent., between New Westminster  and Chilliwack  Last month in -Fernie, owing to  the impassable condition of the  roads two funerals were delayed'  for several days.  The Bank of Toronto has paid  $5,000 for a corner lot in Merritt,  and will open a branch in that  city this month.  Heart failure caused the  "death -.  of Amos Barnes in Penticton.   He  was proprietor  of  the    piincipai  hotel in the city.  Jack Cody the trapper, says that ;  the bonnty..on .cougars is not large', j  enough', and'that these'ariimalfl'ar������ .  increasing rapidly.    " -:<���������  It is 40 miles from "Princeton, to  Steamboat Mountain. Supplies to  the latter camp are being ~ packed  by dog trains this winter.  A band of Canadian Indians are  now touring Australia, in order to  give the people of that country a  chance to see our redskins.  Last summer J. F. Carter found  placer ground on the Willow River  He is now making a trip to that  district on foot from Quesnel. " - - -  Nigger the bank dog in New  Michel, has passed away, and the  editor of the local paper is writing  a doggerel poem upon the event.  Charles Gordon died in Stewart  from pneumonia, caused by great  exposure to a blizzwl in which his  two companions were frozeu to  death.  '��������� There are six stopping places  along the Black water road, between  Quesnel and Fort George. ^The  trip between the two towns takes  three days.',  J. A. Kirkpatrick, formerly of  Nelson, and M. M. Stephens formerly of Phoenix, have been appointed police commissioners iu  Prince Rupert. -  Tom Flynn died in Rossland  last month aged 71, years. Three  months ago he paid the Dominiou  governmeht $4,250, for an anuuity  of $50 a month.  Ben Hart who turned king'ff  evidence at the trial of the Newman's for the Bridesville holdup,  was recently arrested near Chesaw  for a serious crime.  Georgo Ferguson was once a  member of the legislature iu B. C.  He is now 80 years of age, and  makes his living by selling paperd  ou tbe Btreets of London, Eug.  There aro Beveral   hot  sulphur  springs in that part of B. C known  as tbe Pembertou Meadows.    Just  after the ^Frisco earthquake  they  stopped flowing for-, three months.  Iu Rossland last year the fire department responded to 42  alarms.  It cost about $7,000  to   maintain  tbe brigade, and tbe los'es by   fire  i during tbe  year   wero   less   than  *4,00O.  Francis Gravello tells the Chilli- '  wack Progress, that the country  around Fort Gcjorgo is like a wliitw  saud pile.' It is rough, barren and  uniuviting- to anyono iu Bcarch of  agricultural lands.  ACCORDING TO DIRECTIONS  : The trainer was explaining his  system.    "Iu1 training,"  be said,  ���������'the strictest obedience is required.  Wbonever I think of the theory of  training I think of Dash,   who,  after eighteen yeore of married life  is one of tho best and happiest liir������-   ���������  bands in  tho world."   'Dash,  once said to him, 'Dash, old v ���������      '  bow do you take married lil'*  'According to dheclious/ lio ba> ,,  ,r������v -���������>.<>  THE   LEDGE,   GREENWOOD,   BRITISH COLUMBIA.  Pilgrim Joe's Discovery Arouses  Latent Memories.  DOES MORE THAN IS WANT-ED.  Recollections of Borrowed Money, a  Discarded Man, Cheating In Church,  Lost Thimble and Other Cases���������Inventor Threatened.  By-M. QUAD.  [Copyright,   1910,  by  Associated  Literary  Press.]  IOR the last thirty-five years I  have been experimenting with  various roots nnd barks with a  view of bringin-; out some sure  and certain remedy for loss of memory Iu old and youug people. Tlio  amount of forgetfuluess in ibis world  is something astonishing, and the evil  thereby caused can hardly be computed.  Il gives me the greatest pleasure to  state that my long and untiring efforts  bave at last been crowned with coin  THE LONO  LOST THIMBLE.  plete success, and every drug store In  the land is now supplied with Pilgrim  Joe's Wonderful .Memory ISestorer.  I make no difference between respectable aud disreputable druggists,  but serve both alike, as 1 wish iiiy restorer to reach all classes aud conditions.  Every bottle- holds a full pint, and  the cork Is secured by red wax. Take  no other. More depends on the color  of the wax in patent medicine than  the contents of the bottle.  Every bottle lias a wide mouth, so it  can be. used to take ice cream home in  when the original contents are gone.  Inspected under the pure food and  drug law'aud fouud to contain nothing  to kill a horse.    If you die after tak-  ��������� Ing a  few  doses  your  friends  must  look for parts green in tbe well.  I do not wish to boast too greatly of  this new and valued addition to the  many preparations on sale and will  therefore submit a few testimonials  from the thousands pouring in by  every mail.  J. D. B. of Hartford writes: "I hope  you will meet with no success In the  sale of your memory restorer. My  . wife got me to take a dose, and it was  hardly down 'before [ remembered  borrowing $10 of her five years ago.  and there was nothing to do but pay  it back. You don't get me to take au-  other drop."  John Henry n. of New York city  writes: "I was being sued for breach  of promise, and as the girl had nothing  in writing to bring forward the jury  would certainly bave cleared me had  not the. plaintiff's lawyer tricked me  into taking a dose of your restorer.  Under its influence I owned right up  that I had asked for the girl's hand  three different times, and she was  awarded ������4,000. I shall warn all my  friends against your decoction." '  Forgotten Man Restored.  Miss M. B. of Detroit writes: "I  think such men as you ought to be put  behind prison bars. I was about to be  married the other day when a stranger  to me rose up and forbade tbe banns.  I fainted, and to bring me to they  poured a big dose of your restorer  down my throat. When I revived the  stranger was a stranger no longer, but  a man I had accepted several years  ago and forgotten all about. He's lop  shouldered and knockkneed. but I've  got to keep ray promise. I trust that  your days tn the land may lie short  and full of woe."  Deacon Thompson of Oswego writes:  '���������One day inst- week my wife came  home from the drug store with a bottle of your memory restorer and a  great story of what It would do. Just  before setting out for prayer meeting  that evening 1 took a dose. 'As a consequence I rose up In meeting and remembered and owned up to, cheating  nn. less than seven of the brethren who  had traded horses with me at .various  times In. the last thirty years.',! .was  going on to ov.ii up a lot of "other  things when luckily -'for-me the (Ire  bells' rang and I liad'������ chance to get  out of the meeting house. I had. how-  evor.-ownpd up to enough to give me  a black eye all around town, and I  propose to give you such a lnwsiii* as  mortal man was,-never called upon.to.  defend before." .    < ��������� '   '  Mrs. Danforth. widow, of Kansas,  writes: "For several years pnst I have  laid my. spectacles, thlmbU*. etc.; a Way  end then had lo huut for hours to-flnd  them again. ;A friend of.inihe called,!:  my. attention .t<> .vour restorer, and; I  got a bottlP i A f >'r t1'" first .dose I.  walked right down the. cellar and  found iny spectacles 'on the shelf  where I had placed 'them' months ago.  After the second I found -niy lost  thimble In the teapot. I. was -fool  -enougu' to take a third, hoping to Hud  fl dime I mislaid two years ago, but  what did it do- but mnke me remember thut I owed Elder Jplin.son for. a  barrel of: pork bought' five yeiirs ago.  1 started right iautand-paid the'debt  nnd he churged niplnterest at the rate'  of )0 per cent. .1 nni advising everybody In the vicinity to beware of your  restorer, as tliey would of the deadly  rattlesnake."  Borrowed "Five" Recalled.  rjenry r. of Milwaukee writes: "if l  had my paws on you you should surely suffer. I took a dose of your memory restorer the other evening to see if  it wouldn't help me to remember who  borrowed my -jackknll'e during tlie  day. It did. II was Moses Barnes,  but when I went for ihe knife uext  day he claimed that I burrowed $5 In  cash at the same time he borrowed my  old-fifteen cent knife, and I've got to  come down or stand a lawsuit. I look  upon yon ns a fraud and a swindler  and shall do everything possible to injure you."'  Deacon Waters of Ohio writes:  "Some .ten -years ago I had u business  deal with Deacon . Trayers, 'also of  this town arid.'a member, of. the same  church. A year later he claimed that  1 still owed him $3. I denied it, and  ho sued. He was beaten, but the event  almost disrupted the church and antagonized many families. .  "The other day in calling on the minister I found him about lo take a dose  of your memory restorer. Ho had  laid aside his sermons for three years  aud could not lind them to preach ovor  again. I decided to imbibe with him  nnd see if I could remember to whom  I lent my pitchfork.  "llight here, sir, I wish to call you  an unhung scoundrel. Tho dose bad  no pitchfork Iu It, but it caused me to  remember and to blurt right out to  the minister that I really did owe  Deacon Travers that money. I tried  to take It back, but in vain. I ,have  had lo come down with the dough,  with Interest and compound Interest,  and no one will now buy eggs of me  without counting (hem over twice. I  would go many miles, sir, to see Justice done upon your wretched carcass.  Why remember? Why not forget-?"  Remarkable Case In St. Paul.  Mrs. n. G." of St. Paul .writes: "I am  one of those fools who buy every patent medicine as-fast as it appears, and'  the other day I came across your mem'-  ory restorer. Years ago a.cousin of  mine removed to Kansas. I had forgotten Ihe name of the place ������nd took  a thumping big dose of your restorer  in hopes to recall it. The name came  wilhin two minutes, and within two  more I received a telegram that my  cousin was dead and hadn't left me a  red cenl out of her riches.  "Sir, I denounce you as a miserable  wretch, and you may be sure that I  shall do everything in my power to  drive your villainous compound from  the state of Kansas."  Pilgrim Joe's Memory Restorer restores events a hundred years past.  One dose will carry your memory  back for fifteen years. Before the bottle is' finished you are remembering  how and where you met George Washington.  Can be taken on a full or an empty  stomach.  You don't lose consciousness when It  is working.  If other persons are in the room with  'you he careful not to express your surprise as events of the past come rising  up before you.  After the fifth dose slack off for a  day or two In order that your.memory  may get used to the new strain put  upon it.  Druggists who offer you "something  just as good" are horse thieves and  liars, and their preparations are liable  to make you forget that you have paid  your street car fare once and hand the  Many Belicvo That Nothing Short of  the Surgeon's Knife Will Effect  Cure.   They Do Not Knpw.-.  Dr. Chase's Ointment.  The agony caused by the intense  itching, the depressing and debilitating eftect on the system, tlie dread  lest a suigical operation might he  nccessaiy���������-these aie the things which  make piles or hciuoiihoids so distressing.  The doctois have been recommending surgical operations as the only  cure. But the suigical operation with  all its (langeis and expense and pain,  does not usually effect a lasting cure.  .Many a case has b'en cured by Di.  Chase's Ointment after the suigical  operation had failed. Here is a case  which doctors gave up.  Mr. J. Mawcr, Rodcn, Man., writes:  "'Dr. Chase's Ointment is a wonderful  preparnt.on. I had itching piles for  over six years, and though I tiied  two doctois' prescriptions and used  many other preparations, could not  obtain much benefit. The doctor told  me there was no cure for me, and that  I would have to undergo an operation.  "I bought a box of Dr. Chase's  Ointment and was completely cured  in one week. As this was six mouths  ago and'-there lias been no return of  the old trouble, I belicvo that the  cure is a permanent one."  One thing ceitain, Dr. Chase's Ointment' will biing you relief from the  ���������Ireadful itching and binning almost  ns soon a.s applied.  To_ nii'ke the cure lliorough and lasting it is only necessary for you to  keep up -the treatment regularly and  pornistenfly. Don't he satisfied'with  relief.. Dr. Chase's Ointment will  cure completely if you will do your  part. 00 cents a box, at all dealois,  or- Edmanson, Rates & Co., Toronto.  Cold Comfort  A crash! -.>  A scream of dismay!  The , faithful* niaid-of-all work  rushes teriilied into my lady's .boudoir. '  My  lady  is  staring  nt the  carpet.  On it lies the shattered fragments  oi a handsome mirror.  Tears stream from her eyes.  "Oh, Maiy Ann���������Marv'.Ann!" she  cries. "Whatever shall" I do? They  say.it means seven years" of .misery  if you break a looking-glass!" '  ''Never you fret, mum!" comforts  Mary Ann. "If you've got cause for  njisery, what about me? I've just  gone and .smashed the pier-glass in  the droiin'-room."���������Philadelphia Inquirer.  Even in  His Day  Croesus was complaining of tho  high cost of living.   ���������  "The worst of it, though," he grumbled, "is that I don't know whether  it's caused by the tariff or an over-  supply of gold."  Jiitterly regretting the necessity for  economizing, he cancelled his order  for a mess of oitolans' tongues and  told the waiter to bring hiin an omelet of humming birds' eggs.  A "Provider" Story  A washerwoman���������so the story goes  ���������got married, and one of her clients  ~aid to her a month or so after the  ceremony:  "Do you get on well with your husband, Mary "  "Oh, yes, ma'am," was the reply.  "Is he a good provider "  "Indeed he is a good provider,  ma'am. Ho got mo four new places  lo wash last week."���������New York Tri  I nine.  ri  MOST PERFECT. MADE  Has been Canada's favorite'  Yeast" over a quarter of a  century. Enough for 5 cts  to produce 50 large loaves  of fine, wholesome, nomv  ishing, home-made bread.  Do not experiment���������there  is nothing "just as good."  E. W. CILLETT/CO. LTDi   '-  - ,    , TORONTO, OMT.   '  Winnipeg v       .;,^���������. ���������  Montrea'  - Awarded h'ghest Won at  '''all Expositions.  Ke.iu  IN CONDEMNED CELL  INSANITY AND DIVORCE.  conductor a second  nickel,  but one Pilgrim Joe.  Tn ere is  The Only One Lacking.  "TVhy are you so sure there is  no such thing as a fourth dimension?"  "Because," replied the discouraged fat man, "if there was I'd  have it."���������Ladies' Home Journal.  <Sx$<-3>-3><$><S><3>������><S>*3x$><3>^  Unsimplified Spelling.  The lady of the house vwas telling  her caller something she did uot want  the eight-year-old girl to hear, and  she resorted to the common device of  spelling many of the words she used.  The little girl listened intently for a  time, alive with curiosity, but she  could make nothing of it.  Then she walked out on the porch,  , where her father was sitting, and said  bitterly, "There's too much education  in this house."���������Philadelphia Saturday  Brening Post.  Sir James Crichton-Browne Says One  I* no Excuse for Other.  Sir James Crichton-Browne, the distinguished phvsieian, who has been  the Lord Chancellor's Visitor in  Lunacy since 1,575. is at variance with  the majority of those who have expounded' their views on lunacy and  divorce ��������� before the Divorce Commission.  When he gaye evidence at Winchester House he declared that the  proposal that insanity of any duration or kind should constitute a  ground for divorce, seemed to him  highly 'objectionable.  "Insanity is simply a bodily disease," he add?d. "manifestinsr itself  in mental derangement, and if it were  to be recognized ns' a sufficient reason for div'orcp, I do not see why  many other bodily diseases should  ���������not be also.  "Insanity is a disease and a visitation of God. and to allow any disease, no matter what its nature,or  extent, to annul a mutual contract  explicitly or tacitly acknowledged  hithe.to by all who have entered into  it to bs 'for better or worse, in sickness and in health,' would, be, it  seems to me, to truckle to selfishness,  to undermine those altruistic sentiments which have played so great a  part in human progress, nnd to be in  some measure a reversion to the ruth-  lessnes" of savage life."  In reply to a question by the Archbishop of York," Sir James told a  good story  "Years ago," he said, "a medical  friend of mine became encaged to a  young lady and married her.  "In the carriage on the way to the  station after the ceremony the young  man discovered that his bride had  suddenly gone mad. He hesitated  whether to take her back to her par-,  ents or continue the journey to,the  Continent. He decided on the la'tter  course.  "While they were crossing the  Channel the younsr wife threw herself  overbo'ird, but, buoyed up by the  crinoline she was wearing, she was  saved  "Her delirium disappeared at the  time of the rescue, and the couple  lived happily -together for twenty  yen rs."  Sir Jumes suic he was not entitled  to an opinion on the subject of divorce generally any more than any  other man in the street, but he could  not help thinking that, instead of  allowing greater laxity in divorce  and popularizing it, the sound policy  in the long run would he to abolish  it altogether, and to hold 'men and  women lor good and all to their  mdtiimonia! bonds.  Standing  Room   Only  The regular umpire was sick and a  kind old gentleman from the country  agreed to do the best he knew how.  All went well until the fifth inning  when, with the bases full, the pitcher  got wobbly and put over / four wide  ones and the batter started to take  his base. "What, will we do with that  young feller?" asked the old man off  the pitcher. "We ain't got any place  to put him."���������Success.  On  Saying Grace  I own that I am disposed to say  grace upon twenty other occasions in  the couise of the day besides my dinner. I want a form of setting out  upon a pleasant walk, for a moonlight  ramble, for a friendly meeting of a  solved problem'. Why have we none  for books, thuse spiritual repasts���������a  grace before Milton, a grace before  Shakespeare, a devotional ��������� exercise  proper to be said before reading the  Faerie Queene?���������Chailes Lamb.  Inielciy stops coughs, curci eolds, bcttls  Ihe   throat and   lungs. ���������   ���������   ���������   25 cento.  A scientist tells us that a woman's  mind is apt to give way .sooner than a  man's. Constant changing naturally  weais anything out.  Minard's   Liniment   Cures - Garget   in  Cows.  More people would take_chances ii  take tilings as they comcTwer'e it. not  for the fact that most of the thing's  that come are" not woith waiting for.  Would Not be Without  Baby's Own Tablets  Mothers'having once used Baby's  Own Tablets for their little ones  would not be without them. These  Tablets are a never failing remedy  or the little ills , such as constipation, colic, worms, colds, etc.,. that  afflict so many little ones. And then,  too, they can be given with absolute  safety to the youngest child for they  are .sold under the guarantee of a  Government analyst to contain no  opiate or other harmful drug. Concerning them Mrs. Chas. Whatley,  Peteiboro, Ont., writes: "I have  used Baby's Own Tablets for my little girl and'have found them' to be I  of  great  value.    Others   to  whom  1   and-so?"  Every Indulgence Is Given to Prisoners  at  the   Last.  What happens to a man, condemned  lo die on the scaffold, from the time  ho-leaves the dock doomed, to the moment the small body of men enter his  cell one morning to inform him that  the hour has come for the carrying  oui of the orders of the law?  A condemned man has a few privileges not eccording to other convicts.  He mny be allowed to smoke, he may  be granted a little beer on occasions,  his food may be just as he choose?,  but all this greatly depends on the  governor of tho prison.  A condemned prisoner is never left  alone, day or.night; warders are always in "the cell, and in the centre  of the floor stands a small table, and  on it rests a book. This book must be  carefully written up, for it must contain a complete account of all the con  vict's doing, his sayings, his requests,  and so forth. In short, it contains  a detailed account of the convict's life  in the condemned cell, and nothing  must be omitted.  Naturally this book makes very interesting reading, .but it is quite impossible to have a look at it, for after  th .* execution is over the book is carefully sealed, and is known of 'no mor,e.  unless the Home Office, for, some rea  son, desires to peruse its pages.  A condemned prisoner does not go  out to exercise with other convicts;  he is taken out quite alone when no  inquisitive eyes may rest on .him, and  he is not paraded for Church "service  with the others. He does attend cha  pel, but he occupies a pew by himself, and is screened off so that other  convicts may not see" him.  Sometimes a condemned man play?  dominoes or draughts with the ward  ers in charge of him���������it is a rule to in  dulge any condemned'prisoner so fa'  as possible, but a daily paper he is noi  allowed to have, although he may read  as much as he likes, but only volumes  from the prison library.   He^doea no  work unless he specially asks for it,  and then he is only give such tasks  as do not necesitate the using of sharp  tools in case, of any attempt at sui  cide.  A condemned man may write and  receive letters, and he may see visi  tors, but never alone���������a warder is'always present, and visitors soe the con  vict through a- form of grille���������the)  may neither touch nor kiss him.  On the morning of the execution  the prisoner is awakened early. Breakfast is given, and it consists of what  the doomed man'desires. Afterwards  he may smoke, and await the comina  of the chaplain. The latter official ir  always in the condemned cell on the  morning of execution.  In duo time the convict's ordinary  clothes are handed in, and these he ir  required to put on, but no collar or tie  accompanies the suit of clothes. They  are net wanted, for the neck must not  be covered up in any way.  Within a few minutes of eight  o'clock or nine o'clock, a small bod)  of men reach the door of the condemn  ed cell���������they are the officials entrusted with the carrying but of the law's  demands. They enter the cell; the  convict stands up, and is asked by one  particular official if he is "John Bo-  FOR  FINK EYE  DISTEMPER    ' '      '      -"���������''.  -,CATARRHAL FEVER  '*���������'  .  JAND ALL NOSE   -  AND   THROAT  DISEASES,  Cures the flick and acts as a preventative for others.' -Liquid glven'on ,  the tongue.   Safe for brood mares and nil others.   Best kidney remedy;  50 cents a bottle; 80.00 the do/en.   Sold by all druggists and harness  houbes,, Distributors���������ALL WHOLESALE DRUGGISTS.       --..      ;-,  r -*  SPOHN MEDICAL CO., Chemists, Goshen, Iad./D. S. A.  have recommended the Tablets say  the'y would not be without them."  Sold by medicine dealers or by mail  at 25 cents a box from The Dr. Wil-  lia'ms' Medicine Co., Brockville, Ont.  The Artless Answer.  "Are wo free men or are we slaves?"  thundered the noisy orator. "I pause  for a reply."  "It's* about an even break, mister,"  came the answer from the rear of the  ball. "Some of us are bachelors, and  some of us are married."���������Chicago  News.  Rats, Pads, Etc.  When little sister sweetly stands  Beside the dressing table  She's said to be making a toilet grand  In a manner deft and able.  But how enn a term like that apply..'. "  With all the modern arts?        ������������������'.'.  j or Inslend of making a '.'toilet" noi/   ;  It's Juut assembling parts.   .���������    ,,   ,,������������������--;  -Phlla-delphla Tclegrapb,'-*  ' Apple Culls ..for CUJfeP.'/K  That Canadian:.fru'it':;.g:r������\fcs".cou!<l  make good,, money. ..by. using, their  cull apple'-i for cider...iq'stda'd p'f/.fijecj-  ing tliem'-to stock, was ��������� the '-ndy-icr*  given to the Ontario- Fruit''-Growers'  Convention.!! short time .ago-by Louis  Menmier of Paris, France, who' is  conducting experiments on the cider-  making qualities' of local ��������� fruit in  Toronto . University; v He has...found  't'brit 10 pou'nrls of ���������culls .-will moke, one  gallon of cideri.it'costs 8 or 0 cents  a gallon and can be sold locally at  16 cents.;...'If the quality were good it  would sell fo'r 35'cents in Europe, -A  barrel of culls should 'easily' net,' tfie  grower $1.35. ^ ���������-/������������������-? i: ��������������������������� ������������������:-  Great Britain .and South America,  "he said, would be a great market for  a good quality 'of cider, and .the  Nova Scotians; alone, in Canada,'were  awake to this fact. To show how  Nova Scotia's export trade in this  regard had increased he gave figures  thus: 1903, $810; 100G, $0,400; 1900,  $28,053. He had found that the best  quality.of cider for the' European,  market'could be made from a combination of Tolmnn sweetsi'and criib.-������,  Products from culls thflt'olso.found  ready market in Europe wereapnle  juice, sweet liquor and 'apple' cake,  The latter would sell for 20 cents per  pound in Engjand.  ' Wanted Action.  A  young  fellow   in    Encland    left  home art'd was not heard "of for thrf*  ' years.    At the end of that period h  returned and said that he had becoin  an 'ictor���������in fact, he had procured *  splendid   entragornent  with   a gentle  man named Henry Irving.-The fath-'i  was so,overjoyed that he mustered a  large party of friends,  and, they  at  tended  in   a  body   at   the   Lyceum  which    is   a   theatre   somewhere   in  London.     The   first   act   ended,'but  that man's son had not put in an appearance.     The   second   act .endqd  Same result.' The father was in an  agony-'of   perspiration. . Toward   the  ���������end of the third act-on- Walked   (he  son, carrying a gun(;.but-with -nothing  to say .'for. himself.   He was merely./!*  -super: ��������� He strutted, up and down the  stage   a couple   of   times. " But   (he  . father .could .stand; it no longer. . lie-  ,coming.'/excited,  he  Ijcaned  over. the  ���������balcony and .'shouted':.  "For. heaven's  '���������'sake-, 'Jim, do, something! "If' thev  ���������JdMni 't-Met you/ spe'aky -shoot.' -.the ''giin'  off!" '      .      , ".���������.���������.������������������������������������.���������..-.-  -" A single bee, with all its industry,  energy, and innumerable journeys it  has to perform, will not collect more  than a teaspoonful of honey in a  single season.  Mothers can easiiy know when their  children are troubled with worms, and  they lose no time in applying the best  of remedies���������Mother Graves' Worm  Exterminator.    '   "    ���������    ..  .Danger Ahead  .   *  ���������  Uncle.  Ezra-   says���������"Some  castles  in   the   air  are  goin  knocked out 6y airships   sooner   or  later."���������Boston Herald.  folks'  to   be,  OLD PROSPECTOR  TELLS HIS STORY  -.. -,,-.       ,���������*-������������������'. :-, '  HIS -iREAL'  TROUBLES   STARTED  ..'������������������'���������  ^'i-WHEN'RHEUMAflSM   '  '���������'.:������������������'-���������:������������������;    ���������  GOT'HIM  On an affirmative answer being giv  en, a document has to be signed by  one of the officials���������this document is  a receipt to the governor of the prison  for delivering up to the proper authorities the said "John So-and-so's body  for legal execution."  A few preliminaries have to be gone  through with���������the prisoner, ,for instance, is asked if-he has anything to  say, any requests to make. The "iexe-'  cutioner is then introduced, and swift  ly the prisoner's arms are pinioned.  Once on the scaffold the buriness is  soon over���������the feet are placed on the-  chalked-out marks, the legs are deftly  pinioned, the white cap is placed in  position, the rope is adjusted with  running noose lying behind the left  ear, the signal is given, and the  hangman does his part, and in a mm  ute afterwards the execution is completed.���������Pearson's  Weekly.  Plasters, Ointments and Sulphur were  Alike   Useless,   but, Dodd's   Kidney  > ��������� Pills'-Ma'dela New Man of Him.  Trih'cc'toir,: B.C. (SpeciaiJt-���������-AH over  CiihadiY*'p6bple are telling ���������of'tlie'grejit  work'Dodd's Kidhey-Pills'are doing.  and,.even in the,;Rocky-'mountain fastnesses where nature hides her/mines,'  men are telling of cures made ..and  , suffering relieved by. th������ great- Cana-*"  dian'.Kidney, :rcmedy.. Wm'������������������Murray,  sixty-years old, /who-.vhas---tramped  the frontier iis a lumber 'jack, 'rancli-  6r',������ prospector/'rmine'r/'.njunter -'and  .trapper, .and '.who has fi-ierids-all-over  the- west, is. one of. thesw. j Many, , a  tale of hardship and*daflgor..,he; can  toll, but his first real trouble" came  when rheumatism-claimed .him.   ���������  ,    ,  ���������.  ,  .      ..      .'."I slipped^on the mountainside and  ments  have  been   provided  for   the   gtrato'������5l my'kidneys,, and    then  my  working    classes   _dunng . the   _Last   ['roubles all seemed to set ih at once.  1"i"    London  Has" 7,537,196. Souls.'....  ' A    kaleidoscopic   glimpse,   of .the  ��������� vastrtes's of -London "is t'o; be obtained  in the twentieth annual.-volume' of  "London.Statistics," .just' published  by the.London County Council, -..,,  ���������'��������� In  19P2 the ..population of. greater.  iL'oriddri' was'v6y705;77b/'i''-In* 1JW9' the  figures -were..7,429,740,' ���������'���������Thi^year* the-  estimate. ist7,537,196. ..The annual ,in-  cbroe'of Ldridon's' charitable' agencies  is ������12,675,616. -       - ���������   More  than  0,000  additional,  tene-  twelvc- months.* ' In a year 32,000  London, children are now taught to  swim, while more than 7,000,000 free  m'euls are provided for.hungry little  ones. .   .  - No Mistake About It  A popular actress tells the following story of Sir  Henry   Irving,   in  whose support she appeared when he  produced the pay, Peter the Great.  It appears tliat at a rehearsal of the  play in question at the' Lyceum Theatre in London   a  wonderful   climax  had been reached,  which was to be  heightened by the effective .use, of the  usual   thunder   and   lightning,   'The  :stage carpenter 'was given the order.  ;Tlie words were spoken and instantly  a'noise which resembled a succession  of   pistol   shots', was   heard off   the  -wings.   "What on earth are you d,o������  .ing,- men?" shouted Sir Henry, rushing behind the scenes.   "Do you;cnll  'that thunder?   It's not a bit like it"  "AwfUlly sorry,. sir'," responded.the  carpenter;, "but   the fact is',' sir,  1  'couldn't, hear -you- because   of   the  storm.   That was real thunder, sir J"  . Money   In- Rubbish.  -Woolwich dust- heaps seem to tie  veritable gold mines. A "selector"  who appeared before the local,police  court'claimed to earn from $5 to $10  a week, and on the magistrate expressing ^surprise a witness interposed  with -tho assurance. that he knew a  man who made $40 a week in that  way in London.  I had nearly all the symptoms of  Lumbago; Sciatica, Neuralgia, 'Diabetes, Dropsy, and Bright's Disease,"  Mr. Murray, states.  "Then Jt' broke out in a terrible rnsh  that spread all over my body and kept  me in torture. -I tried all.'sorts of  liniments and ointments and took sulphur enough to start a little hades of  my own. But it was all no use. Then  I tried Dodd's Kidney Pills, and, all J  can say is they.-rn'ade a new. man of  me." - ���������'     ��������������������������� ..:'���������-'  '." :-/,";  W. N. U��������� No. 024  8eeret of a. Longing.  Waggle's-Der is one time when I'd  really like to be president.  Mr. Goode���������Ah, what a noble ambition' 'And when Is that?  Waggles- Why. wbeo he takes bis  vacatiou.-New York Telegranh.  /'-���������Was All Right-  Howard���������Did   you   telephone    Mrs,  Howard that I would be detained at  the office until midnight!} . ���������  "'Office "Boy���������Yew, sir.  "And what did she say?"  . "8aid .she  didn't  blame    you���������she  had made nn engagement to go to the  theatre tonight, herself."���������Smart Set.  ..."./ The Only Requirement   .  / ^Hospital Physician���������Which ward do  you wish to'be taken to'?-' A pay ward  . or n-��������� :  .  Mnloney���������Iny of thim, Doc, thot's  safely for Redmond.  Glove Was Kid  She "dropped  her glove  . ,He raised his lid,  And picked it up  With "Oh, you kid!"  "How dare you, sir?"      .. '  He smiled at her.  "Excuse nie, miss;-  It's juit like this���������,     /J.-   *  I meant the glove."      '  ���������New Yoik Telegram.  Corns cripple the feci arid make  walking.a torture,v yet,sure relief in  the shape'of Hollowiiy's Corn Cure is  within reach of ail.  "You women never keep, posted.on  current events." "Why, yes' wc do'.  C read all about the Pole.- But,  'olm?" "Well, -what?" "How, .did  the Pole happen to be lost?" "    *  ��������� i, Unfit V     -     ;;  Boggs���������"I know ��������� a' 'man who joined  the navy and he can't swim'." ������������������'--.  Scroggs���������"That's nothing. I know  a man who went up' in a balloon and  can't fly." -' ��������� ���������  ��������� ���������*���������   ',-..  uleUy stops coagha, oorea'eolda. bMlfl  tkroBtsoii taatza. -   -   ���������  8fl\ ������������������������������������*.  V  I was-cured of painful   Goitre   by-  MINARD'S'LINIMENT.  ~  _        BAYARD McMTJLLIN.  Chatham, Ont.       * '      " ' -  I was cuied    of   Inflammation by  ULNARD'S LINIMENT.     -    .  .'    "     l     MRS.' W, A." JOHNSON.  ...Walsh, Ont.    .  .-I was cured of Facial Neuralgia by  vTINARD'S LINIMENT.  J. H.* BAILEY.  ' Parkdale.. Out.  "Old Captain "Tafiel is one of the  most wonderful men to kid to himself  that' I have ever met with," said  Spiffer. "He spins some of his yarns'  so often that he actually- believes  them himself." .    .  "Then, he's like the American .hoop  ���������-.nuke,",ch'imcd in Spoffer.  /'How's that?" said Spiffer.  "Why, lie swollows his' own tale,"  answered Spoffer.  . The Goo'd :Man���������"Do," you^.kn'ow ,v  where little"boys goVho'throw'stSnes -.,%  ,at birds?"--   - .      '���������        ^  -  The, Bad "Boy���������"Rather.  - They ���������-go. .  where there "is', birds.    Didn't think  ' ���������  they went down in a well, did yer?-"   .  Minard's - Liniment/Cures  Distemper.   "  k . - J.. v  .  What^ Milwaukee   is   Doing ' \^   .  "���������-  ���������i.'Milwaukee.has-a^Big Brotheriarid.   "-.  .Big Sister league. -The Big Brothers  have^'secured* work "for* l,000;.boys and  homo's for twenty-five/boys.'"- Milwa'u-   ���������  kee has 456 Big'Brothers-and asks for  1,000 to ;help 1Q,000, boys -,to-, be -" good    *  citizens.' The call is out for. 500 Big  Sisters to help 5,000 'girls in need of    -'  friends.".    .:;"'t^.-^;=V*':"''S!v "'.4 -~v  v;Sudden transition'.from; hot to cold  temperature, exposure'to rain, sitting  in axdraught, unseasonable'' substitution of light'-for heavy'clothing; "are  fruitful causes of "colds and the resultant cough, so perilous'to persons of  weak lung's/ Among the'many medicines for bronchial disorders so" arising, there is none better than Bickle's  Anti-Consumptive Syrup. Try it and  become convinced.   Price-25 cents, ft  When Solomon's celebiate'd picture,  'Waiting for the Verdict," was" sent  'n, as the artist was not one of the  Royal Academicians���������whose exhibits  are all "hung "on the line"���������his painting was "<-ki'ed?' Sir Edwin Lhiid-  scer was in ecstacies over it, and exclaimed, "There is Solomon in all his'  glory, and not R.A.'d like 'one of  these!"  ; The Father���������That young follow who  has been calling here lately is a very  fine young man, he has the right ring  about him.  The Daughter   (eagerly)��������� Has   he?  Have you seen it?   Is it a diamond?  De Boozer���������"It's warmer today, my  dear! I don't think I shall need my  overcoat.", - ,' ,,.--. '��������� -���������-,- '"','  - Mrs. De" B/���������"You had better take  it., You'11-fmd it cold "enough'tomor---,  row'morning," when, you are hanging t-  6n to the -palings, as usual, waiting  for the keyhole to".pass by.'j* ,U>iir.-  ���������,,       x --  j-i -   - * *���������   -. . - -, **,* . .-,* ^,  . ��������� <t-    ,  .,'"/.'Wondeiful the'-changes'-that-come  over.a man's life isn't it?".remarked  Captain' Hawkesley,- reflectively/ /as  he gathered up his winnings at Ihe  club the, other night, and watched his  latest victim depart sadly*- in the quest v  of his topcoat. - "How "well" I recall  the -time -spent- ih"'"the v' old ^country  home, when I was an innocent lad  nnd kept pigeons. And now, now," .  he added, grimly, "they have, to keep  me.'.'      " ' -  Huggs���������"What time is it?" /  Muggs���������"I don't know."  Huggs���������"Isn't your watch going?" ;  Muggs���������"Worse."it's gone!"   '        ������  If on Can Work Near a Window  in winter when you have a-Perfec-;  tion Oil Heater.   It is a portable :'  radiator which can be moved to  .any part of aTOom^or.to any-rqom,  in a house.   When you have a-  ^Hr-scTio]  Smokeless  '' ':  Absolutely, smokeless and odorless  .   c'  : you do not have to work close to trie --  stove, which is usually, far froni x\)a :,  window.' You-can work where "yoii {  wish, and be warm.", You can work on <  dull winter .days in the full light near;. ���������  the window, without,being chilled to^}  the bone. . ( ,* .' '-'������������������ ������������������ /-- -  The Perfection OU Heater quickly ���������/������������������  gives heat, and with one filling of the/  font burns steadily.for nine, hours, without smoke or smell/. An '���������-  Indicator always shows the amount of oil in the font. The filler-/,  cap, put in like a cork in a bottle, is attached by' a chain. This  heater has a cool handle and a damper top.  The Perfection  Oil Heater has an automafiic-locldiifl  flame spreader, which prevents the wick from being turned  high enough to smoke, and is easy to remove and drop back; so ���������'-  the wick/can be quickly cleaned.   The burner body or gallery, "j,  cannot become wedged and can be unscrewed ih-an instanrfor J  rewlcking.   The Perfection Oil Heater is finlshjed In Japan or,  nickel, is strong, durable, well-made, built for service, and yet  light and ornamental.  *  Otalir* Binryi������hire. , If. not at yiurs. urttt'for etlucrtptb* ctradar  . i to th* nearest agency of th*  I  WHEN IT COMES TO  PAPER BAGS  MATCHES  We ore   everywhere .with the   standard goodt.'  Paper-and  Matches are our specialtisi.    Let us  know your wants���������we'll do the rest.  TheEB.EddyCo.Ud  HULL, CANADA  TEES & PER8SE, LIMITED, Agonts, Winnipeg, Calgary, Edmonton,  Reglna, Fort William and Port Arthur.  /  i .,    lit.  (   '       '<  '4    '    *  \        1*-  ���������w:<  ���������f.  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DRESSING HECIPES  ,'" ' *' By An~ Old''Hand.'  , How to "tan 67 "diess all-light fur  skins/such as mink,*muskratj weasel,"  - fox, fisher, lynx cat, &c.; how to tan  dog skins, sheep skins, wolf skins;  badgei, &c, for mats, rugs, robes,  gauntlets, &c; how to, dye sheep skin  mats'i'anyf desned shade, how to iremove 'the grease from furs pr fur sk'inH  without wetting tthe" skm, making .the  fur as clean and lively as new; how to  clean' white fur, such as thibet, angora, -white rabbit, &c, making' them  as "white and fresh as new'; how to  ttan *,cow and horse hides for coats,  ���������/ robes"," &c; how to make, easily and  quickly a good "tough leather-for repairing harness and general use on  , the farm; how 'to care for hides 'and  skins'that are to be sold/and how to  sell them to get the 'most money for  them.i \  Any of-^the nbove .recipes* will be  sent -to -any- address * on receipt of 60  cents';-1 or the booklet complete for  ?2.00.;A,ddressT?. ������!*&������������������ -'���������<_. Mi-YV"':* ~''- * '-'  .//.AN OLD_���������HAND, ... - .-.  Box 363,��������� - Winnipeg, Man.  TR CKS OF WOUNDED WILD FOWL  FUTURE,OF THE'WEST  to  Duily.-,during- December. - (, .3 -.mpnthf  limit?** Stop'over privileges/  ST.  i'ii-  via.  t������. *-  PAUL OR/DUliUTHj- CHICAGO  ..-   'in ���������*.;.,.��������������� and* : - -.?<��������� ��������� .'--.. v-j >���������  &m.  /..-  RA.uyy^  ���������i -1  The; Double TracK  Route  * ���������   ������  ^ Reduced Fares for-  Steamship  Passengers.'  November  11th "to. Deceinber  -31st  Five "months limit.    Write ' for    full  ^-particulars and descriptive pamphlet  '  . .A.,E. DUFF, "  'General Agent. Passenger -Dept.  Representative, for all Steamship Line*  - and Cook's Tours. -.. ���������  260 Portage Ave." ' ���������      v' Winnipeg  ���������r-^1- -".m'-V-*"' S������'  .    - ��������� t."  - V *>*  XCURSIONS  t*���������~���������~ '"���������'���������*���������*������������������ *���������J  '} SINGLE FARE  ?���������>      Plus $2.00 for the  .-      Round Trip    -    -  1 'From/all stations' in -Ontario, Port  Arthur' and West, Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Albeita to ,  :-   ^VANCOUVER  "VICTORIA and:;/:  .WESTMINSTER;  Ticke'ts on sale .December-;15, 16 and  - 17, lfllO; January' 20���������-21, 22\and',23,  and Febiuary 14, 15 and- 16, 1911;  good: to return within three months  from "date of issue..  Apply to* nearest .,C., P. Ry. .agent  for full information.  "-.- Your Future ~  Eat/- drink and be merry today," for  tomorrow you may- diet.���������The. Chap:  paral.'*;   . ' "   ���������  ' A good honest remedy for Rheumatism,"-.'Neuralgia and sore throat is  Hamlin's Wizard Oil. 'Nothing will so  quickly drive out all pain and inflammation. - /    -  *.������ Real   Unkind  She';had been making a noise on the  piano for twenty consecutive minutes.  "Shall I open the window?" asked  the young map* in-the parlor scene.  "What for?" .she' inquired.  "Why���������cr���������so you can get the air,"  he replied.  Face Death Under Water Rather Than  the Huntw 'Above.     - - _ '  ,./fhe. cunning'exhibited by* certain  species *sfftwri fowl when wounded  is remarkable. Many a duck hunter  haa winged birds from a flock and  seen thern d., never apparently to  return to the surface again." Certain  kinds of ducks -which are obtuse in  their willingness to come to decoys  become, when struck by a bullet, little devils of almost sarcastic cleverness.  A case in point occurred not long  ago when a duck hunter on the St.  Lawrence showered a big coot with  " -c shot from his boat secluded in a  rush bed.. The duck first attempted to  "risoj but discovering that'its wing  ^..s-erippiod, immediately dropped into .the water again and dove. The  hunter stood up in his boat with his  gun leveled for a second shot at the  "bird when it should come to' the'surface, but he waited in vain for the reappearance 'of ms game'.'    : '���������' <���������"���������''  There were few ducks,flying to occupy his attention, so he determined  to row out and solve if possible the  mystery, of'-the coot's disappearance.'*  Thj water-under the'decoys'.was shallow enough for him-to see clearly Jhe:  weed covered bottom; and *he paddled  carefully about' riea'r the spot where"  he had seen the wounded duck lungo  below the surface.    Suddenly, in the  clear water below the gunwale of hi*  boat, he-saw-the'solution of the mystery.  "Anchored a-few feet from'the bottom by a thick reed stalk, wings out'  .stretohed <and, head   hanging -Hinply  ���������"down/ over his- back^ was the body of  Jhe"elusive' coot.   .With'the tension j1  'a.death'  grip it was evident he ha'l  clutched   the- weed< to   keep-hims������l*  rrom rising again to the surface where  he had received before the pain from  the -'.wounding   bullet.- ^Rather   than  give himself up to this strange enemy,  he -had   preferred   to  remain  at  the  bottom.  -Running,his oar blade into the wnt-  r, the' hunter tried to dptnch hi-  Tame; but so tenaciously did the feet  -���������ling that it was only by severing the  A'eed itself that the duck was brought  igain to the surface. Even when tak-1  en into the boat, the bird's death  crrip remained fast upon the rush  stalk:  'Another instance of the straits to  which a wounded, duck will resort in  ,avading a hunter was furnished by an  ,American golden eye. The bird had  been wounded - among decoys in a  small water hole of a frozen lake.  When he dove and failed to reappear,  the hunter walked to the other side of  the'hole, and there,.through the transparent ice, was astonished to see his  game swimming with.bo'th feet and  wings' along just~-under the ice. Tt  was evident that .the'wounded duck  in its fright, had sfone under the ice  and was .frantically swimming,aboul  in search of an opening. The'hunter  followed the desperate bird for some  little distance. Then the poor crea  hire's strokes began to grow'weaker,  the wing action ceased, and finallj  the body lay still against the.under  surface of the ice. With an axe the  hunter chonned out the drowned duck  Predicted    That    the\ Fpur\j Western  Provinces Will  Have Ten Million  '   ~,        People   Before   1920*"    "  * (From the New York Commeicial)  Before 1920 the tour,-provinces of  Manitoba, SaskLt-hevan, Alberta and  Bntish Columbia.will have a population of at least 10,000,000 Having per-  sonallv visited the nfost important dis-  tncts "of these provinces and caiefully  studied the changes and developments  that aie in progiess 1 make this prediction boldly It is not a vagary of  >n optimist,_but is bas,ed upon astonishing fact3 that confront the investigator wheievei he tuins. It is impossible to considei the everydoy occurrences -in tins' 'region without  reaching the conviction, logically and  practically, that this prediction is entirely 'within the range of attainmont  What are some-of the facts that justify this prophecy? Up to the present  tune one raihoad, the Canadian Pacific, between the Great Lakes and  the Pacific coast, has been the sole  dependence of Western Canada in  bringing in and locat ng the settlers,  moving the ciops^and supplying the  business needs  mg, timber and fiuit distncls  1 have reliable information that instead of disposing of any of his lines  m western Canada as lias been rum-  oicd, James J" Hill will extend them  into northern Manitoba and into Saskatchewan-and Albeita Soon we will  see also the matpriali7ation of his pro-  ZAM-BUK CURES PILES  Maritime Magistrate's Case.  Mr     O.    E.    Sanford,  of  Weston,  King's   Co,   NS,   a   Justice   of   the  , ���������       ,        ,       ,        ���������       , - ���������     Peace for the county, and a Deacon of  posed Canadian line from Br tish Co-lthe Baptist Church in Berwick, says  lumbia to Winnipeg    Mr  Hillrecog- ..-������ hav������ used Zam.Buk for piles and  nizes the importance of the Hudson  bay route to Europe and he will Iosp  no time in effecting a connection  with the government line fiom the  Saskatchewan river to the Hudson  bay  The Canadian transcontinental railroads have ananged to expend immediately in the western provinces  $500,000,000 and this is a demonstration, of faith.m the future th..t puts  to rout all questions of doubt as to  the rapid progiess to be made upon  the land, m the factories and works,  in trade and commerce and transportation, for these railroads are the most  conservatively managed in America  The fact that the (astonishingly large  net earnings of the Canadian Pacific  the previous year approximately $34,-  000,000, weie increased by over $11,-  ^ _  OCO.OOO in the last fiscal year is some  How" well^thaT rail-' evidence of the raihoad, energy of the  road has peiformed its service as a  courier  of piogiess is shown  by its  matchless record and the almost unparalleled .growth  that  has  followed  its "course;'in  1001  Manitoba  had  a  population-' of   255.211  and  in  1909,  460,268���������at this .same mtio and without any additional facilities it would  have   more   than   1,500,000. in "1920���������  .Winnipeg will have nearly half that  number; in 1901 Saskatchewan had n  population of 200,000 and in 1909, 341--  521���������the  same    mcasuie    of    growth  without   any   added   stimulus   would  give it more than 1,000,GOO in 1920; in  1901 Alberta had a popu'.a'ion of 150,-  000,  and in 1909,    300,000���������the   same  multiplication   would  make  ncaily a  million in .1920; in 1909 British Columbia had a "population of 285,000���������without a single fresh advantage this would  exceed 1,000,000 before 1920. Vancouver will have -half that number.    But  mind -you, the means and influences  of growth that have ��������� produced these  figures were primitive' and>  i bortive  compared to those at work today and  that.^will increase the growth a hundred'fold in the next decade.  'The"present population has followed  the operations of one transcontinental  railroad; it carried the farmers'out to  the plains and into ,the ,valleys   and  showed them the way- to   independence and prosperity;'it staked out the  townsites that  are now the  bristling  cities;r it sliowed the settlers how_ to  farm successfully on the dry prairies,'  it'gave, them irrigation in some districts and all with such effect that in  1901 the average'value of farm crops,  in   Western   Canada   was   $10.33   per  acre as  against $9.41 in the United  States. . .���������   ���������  - In Jess than five years from ��������� now  there will be two aditional railroads  spanning the continent across Canada  to share the burdens 'and the responsibilities *to  development    with    the  Canadian west, as it was laigely the  ovpihind tiaffic that pioduced this  result. *  The income of the Canadian west  for 1909 was $330,000. This year it  exceeds this amount by $100,000,000  The building operations of twelve  prairie citips in the past thiee years  have exceeded $50,000,000. During  1909 there was laid in western Canada  by the three rairoads a mileage of  1,057 mile, representing an expenditure of $80,000,000. There are now  11,472 miles of railroad in the four  provinces.  Twenty-five years ago Milwaukee  was the leading wheat market of the  world; then, as the giain areas extended farther west and north, Minneapolis took the lead, and in the present year, owing to the marvellous advancement of wheat growing 'in the  prairie provinces. Winnipeg wrested  the pennant from her Minnesota rival,  and will hold it for a long time. The  figures 'for the past year are Winnipeg, 88,269,330 bushels; Minneapolis,  81,111,410 bushels. Winnipeg made  the startling increase in the year of  50 per cent, and now exceeds" Minneapolis by over 7,000,000 bushels.  The giain crop recently harvested  "after a season of drought that induced the pessimists to predict less  than half a crop, yielded over 200,000,-  000 bushels in Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta and gave the farmers $165,000,000 in cash. The rush of  farmers from over the border and  from European countries continues,  and 21,000,000 additional acres of fertile land have" just Jbeen'opened to  settlers in Manitoba and Saskatchewan. In the next five years 100,-  000,000 more acres will be available  for newcomers. Hon. Sydney'"Fisher,  minister of agriculture,*- says ���������_��������� that in  another ten years the four provinces'  of Canada,west will produce 1,000,000,-  000 buslicls of wheat annually or one  founcl it a splendid lemedv    It cured  me "  Mr Thomas Pearson, of Prince Albert, Sask , writes "I must thank you  for the benefit T have received from  the use of Zam-Buk Lait-summei 1  had a fever, which left nie with piles  1 stuited to use Zam-Buk, and found  it'gave me relief, so I continued with  it After using three or four boxes, it  effected a complete cure "  Zam-Buk will also be found a sure  cure for cold sores," chapped hands,  frost bite, ulcers, eczema, blood-poison,  vancose sores, scalp soips, ringworm,  inflamed patches, babies' eruptions  and chapped places, cuts, burns,  biuises, and skin injuries generally  All druggists and stores sell at 50c  box, or post free fiom Zam-Buk Co.,  Toronto, upon receipt of price. You  are wained against harmful imitations and substitutes. See the registered name "Zam-Buk" on e-������erj  package before buying  LONDON THE HUB.  All  Canadian Pacific.   The completion of | and a half times more than the "whole  kly ������op������ coagbs, owrw wWg. heato  throat and  lungs. ���������   ���������   ���������  IU oeata  J rate:  The superintendent of a lunatic  asylum was strolling . round, the  'grounded few weeks after his appointment, when ono of the inmates came  up to .him and touching his hat, exclaimed, "VVe.nll like you better than  the last one,, sir." ,   ^  "Thank you," said the new official,  pleasantly.   "And mny I ask why?"  "Well, .sir," replied - the lunatic,  "you see, you are more 'like one of  us."  telifefei*  P-'Abcte-s.  Mound Builders.  In many Canadian.villages the man  who teaches the school is second in  importance onIy~to the minister. If  the minister is away, the public meet  ing is presided over by "the teacher  If an athletic club,'-debating society  or reading circle is to be formed, the  teacher is expected to lead the way  /His opinion-carries  weight.' and  h;s  companionship is valued highly by th ���������  young men of the village   That's-the 'background^ for a little  incident in .which there * figured the  teacher and a "citizen" of a village a  few miles from Owen Sound. The two  .were, on one of-their, little autumn  rambles near the village, arid they had  Exchanged interesting bits of information about cities and the or en coui-  try.- '.'I've often'wondered," said the  villager, after they had talked of many  Urange things, "how all these hills  happened'." '  ,  ��������� The teacher had been' reading up ?������,  is to make interesting the lessons in  advanced geography,' which his'"couple  >f fifth class pupils were soon to have,  md it'was.with pleasure that he stated what appealed to him as the mo=t  probable cause of the hills. Car fully,  lie explained the theory tHat the earth  had cooled and contracted, its crust  thereby wrinkling into valleys and  hills.  The other man listened attentively,  and then, with not the suspicion of n  smile, said, "Oh, that's it. And here  I've been going along thinking that  it wns just that people hud too much  land and piled some of it up out of  'tlie way." '  It wns the same villager who, when  ."compuny" had. helped him to do full  justico to supper nt his home, would  say, "I wish it wns to-morrow morning," and, when someone had asked  'why, would say, "I want to see what  we're going to have for breakfast."  Perfectly Calm.  "Now,   remember,    William,"   his \  wife cautioned   when he  had  found '  his slipper, "that it is very wrong to  ' punish a child in anger.    You mu-t  be perfectly calm when you admin- !  ister the chastizement."  "Oh, I'll be calm all right, ho  said,-as he,started upstairs, gritting  his teeth.  "I'll be the calmest man in seven  states, 'but if you attempt to interlore  when he begins to yell I'll welt yoa  too. Confound it, I'm going to show  you who is boss around this-place I"  Danger of a Square Deal  The political boss of a small western city drove his buckbonrd at top  speed down the main street on the  morning of nn election.  "Hey, Johnnie I" he yelled to Iub  son, "git down in the fourth 'ward  quick I There's people down there  votin' as they blame please I"  Carries On  Woggs���������So young Saphcad and. his  father are enrrying on the business?  Boggs���������Yes. The old man docs the  business, while young 8aphend d������CB  the carrying on.���������Punch.  the Grand Trunk Pacific will be followed- in the first year hy thp distribution-of a million settleis alonu the  line "from Winnipeg to Prince Rupert  and two years of operation will see  three millions more lDcated and prospering on its main Lne and branches.  Proportionately similar results will  follow the completion of the Canadian  Northern and the trunk Lne to Hudson bay will create a channel of prodigious traffic to and from Europe^ by  a ~new, .shorter and reliable route.  The Hudson, bay railroad will also  open an immense fertile' region in  Greater" Manitoba and adjoining, that  will some day be peopled - by hundreds of thousands of hardy settlers  and contribute an enormous additional sum to commerce every year.  North and south lailroads will in less  than five years traverse the western  provinces adding grcatlv to population and production. The Noi thern  Pacific, Great Northern and Chicago,  Milwaukee and St. Paul will soon  be up to Winnipeg and all have am  bitious plans for extensions from this  point. " These same railroads are  planning to cross the international  bolder" and ^enter Saskatchewan and  Alberta at desirable points. .On the  west the' Southern Pacific, Hill and  Harriman systems are working their  way into Vancouver, British Columbia, and will permeate the rich min-  United States produced in 1909. This  is the prediction of a man who knows,  and another 1,000,000,000 bushels-may  be added for oats, barley, flax and  maize. The grain, area of the prairie  province is greater than the seven  states of Wisconsin, Minnesota, the  two Dakotas, Iowa, , -Nebraska and  Missouri.  ECZEMA AND WHAT  IS DONE TO CURE IT  Desperate Efforts, Disheartening  Failures and Final Success.  Eczema Is a ckla affliction to which men  and women alike ore subject, from the flcst  to tho lost day of their existence. It may  occur as a single tiny spot, appearing and  disappearing with each chango la general  health or present only at certain seasons;  at tbe other extreme, the whole body may  be involved In a torturing eruption; The  latter condition may gradually .arise through  thevneglcct or improper treatment of lesser  troubles or an apparently healthy skin may.  In a single" day, becomo a mass of eczema.  'But whatever the form of tho affection, the  distressing Itching, burning, scaling and  crusting, tho serious disfigurement.and the  constant dread that tho eczema will become  chronic, mako a spe'edy cure the aim of every  sufferer. Unfortunately, such a euro Is not  always readily obtained. The most skilled  physician la often at a loss and even hospitals  are forced to discharge the patient as incurable. Then a wide variety of Remedies are  resorted to, many perfectly harmless and  ' equally ineffective, others so offensive to  every sense that, wero it not for the "relief  they are supposed to afford, no person of  refinement would tolorato them for an Instant.  To such sufferers, discouraged by repeated  (allures of even these, heroic methods, the  Instant relief afforded by tho first bath with,  Cutlcura Soap and gcntlo application of  Cutlcura Ointment Is almost Incredible. Tlicy-  stop tho itching and burning at once, make  sleep possible and, In most cases,'point to  a speedy cure. So pure and sweet are Cutlcura  Soap and Ointment and so free from every  substance of a disagreeable or harmful nature  that they can be used without hesitation on  the youngest infant or tendcrest skin. Besides, they are most economical, a slnglo set  being often sufficient for the treatment of  even tho severest cases, y *  In proof of the efficacy of tho Cutlcura  Remedies it will bo enough to quote hero a  slnglo letter, from Mrs. Edward Kenning, '  11 Lansing Block, Watcrtown, N.Y.: "Four  years ago I suffered with a terrible eczema,  being a mass of sores from head to fiet nnd  for six months confined to my bed. During  that time I suffered continual torture, from  Itching and burning. After, being given up  by my doctor, I was advised to try Cutlcura.  After tlio first bath with Cutlcura Soap and  application of Cutlcura Ointment I. en joyed  the first .good sleep during my entire Illness.  I also used Cutlcura Resolvent and tho treatment was continued for three weeks. At the  end of that time I was entirely cured and  havo felt no ill effects since. I would ndvlse  any person Buffering from any form of skin  troublo tojtry the Cutlcura Remedies, as I  know what they did for me."  Cutlcura Soap, Ointment, Resolvent and  Pills are sold by druggists everywhere. Potter  Drug & Chcm. Corp., solo props., DoUon,  Uass. Mailed free, on request, latest 32-page  Cutlcura Book, a guide to the speedy and economical treatment of skin tod tcolp affeo-  ttwa. from infancy to aie.  Selfishness of Bachelors. '  Some outspoken remarks concerning  selfish bachelors were made by the  Rev. Dr. Hemphill of Tipperary at  the conference of the Church of Ireland at Belfast recently.  -A woman of the farming class, he  said, remarked to him-the other day  that the population was running very  thin. He' wondered what had come  over the young men that they preferred patent leather boots and spats  and a fortnight's "swelling" at the  seaside, with a game of billiards every  evening, to the joys of family life.  Their wages would not allow both  the fine clothes and a wife. They  chose the clothes, and let some sweet  girl pine out hei life in maidenhood.  They were wretched fellows who dil  not know in what true happiness consisted. Better the love of sweet and  pure wife than all the silk socks and  gciidy waistcoats in the  world.  "Ckinie back," said Dr. Hemphill,  "to the simple life. Learn true joy  consists in woman's gentle love. This  drary bachelorhood is destroying  yours by making you selfish and destroying'hers by robbing her of the  husband and children God intended  for her."  - H.3 knew that things were dear, and  that people expected more luxury than  their parents,had, but those expectations ��������� must , be discouraged. "For  God'3 sake," he concluded, "pitch  away your tobacco, annual outing,  your fine clothes, your.clu.b, and.whatever else makes such arn inroad on  your income that you cannot think  of holy marriage. It is' a glorious  thing to be the father or mother of  even-the poorest family."   . ���������-ir  Cleaning London  Over 65,840,000 gallons of watei  were used last year in washing and  watering the streets -of the city of  London. The quantity of refuse removed from the city by 'the corporation during the year was 51,821 van  loads taken from the premises and  28,930 loads of sweepings from the  public ways, making a total of 80,759  loads, or about 263 ^per working day.  A countryman on a visit to Dublin  wished lo buy a watch, and, having  selected one, asked the cost. And being told the price of it, he said it  was too dear.'  "But," said the shopman, "I must  charge extra for the chasing."  "Well," said" the countryman, "how  much will it be ,if I pay ready cash  and you have no chasing to do?"  Some men would be moie" truthful  were it not for their uncontrollable  desire to. hand out doubtful information.  A certain country minister _was one  day visiting some of the church members, umong whom was. an old gossiping woman, who was always complaining of something. No sooner had  he sat down than she began with her  grumbling.  "But," said the minister, "I don't  see what you 'are-always, grumbling  at. For instance,' your- potatoes are  the best 1 have ever seen in the village."  "Ah," replied the woman, "bul  whar's the bad ones for the pigs?"-    *  They Cleanse While They Cure.--  The' vegetable compounds of which  Parmelee's Vegetable Pills are composed, mainly dandelion and mandrake, clear the stomach and intestines of deleterious matter and restore  the deranged organs to healthful action. Hence they aie the best remedy for indigestion available to-day.  A trial of them -will establish the  truth i of-this assertion and do more  to convince the ailing, than anything  that can be written of these pills."  ' A country editor, noticing the decease of a wealthy gentleman, ob-  seives:  "He hrs disci rcgietted by a numerous, circle, of fiiends, and leaving a  widow as disconsolate as any widow  need be who has obtained the- uncontrolled possession of five thousand per  annum. More than- twenty young  men have sent letters of condolence  to her." ���������  Roads Lead to the Great British  i , Metropolis. '  A reference is made to "the most  brilliant of the younger Canadian  statesmen" in" an article in The London Daily Mail. While no name is  given the reference probably is the  Hod. W L M. King The writer is  remarking upon the fact that you can  stand at Charing Cross and everybody in the world who amounts to  anybody will presently pass by "I  sometimes feel," he says, "when  marking the great characters that  come to London that IK need only'  wait here to see whoever I desire For  example, a chance paragraph tells  me that the most brilliant of the  younger Canadian statesmen has  passed through London, staying here  a few days No one, so far as I can  see, interviewed him. No paper gave  a word about his "personality, -and  yet all who know Ottawa are aware  that before many years are over he  will probably be Premier of the Do  minion. A brief advertisement tells  me that Mr. Haywood is to speak at  the Memorial Hall on social conditions in America Mr. Haywood goes  unreported, London knows him not  Yet what memories that name calls  up tto those of us ,who remember the  great labor %war in Colorado when the  millionaires* and their employes stood  against one another, pressing into  service every weapon���������from dynamite  to promiscuous butchery���������they could  lay their hands on. Haywood stood  his trial because of this, a trial that  was the sensation of all America. In  London he disappears in the crowd.  There is one hotel known to me not  very far from. Piccadilly, where three'  reigning mondrchs have'been housed,  'at the-same time, all of them .traveling incognito.*- So one may go on'  with endless illustrations.  ' "It is the same with'the shops  Some little time ago, traveling in the  interior of China, I made my way in,'  one old city to the'pawnshops, th<-  repositories .of old, treasures, _ and  searched out there some rich, embroidered silks, the valued inheritances of great, official families. I  came away proud of my purchase..  Two "months - afterwards \I happened'  to, visit a shop in Oxford sireet, and  glancing down-'its "Oriental department I found there rich Chinese silks  rivaling my own. The heart of Asia  had been searched'for the delectation  of the. London buyer. To glance at  the other side of the shield, let me  tell another story. A fewvyears ago I  visited Tiflis,-in the heart of the Caucasus. I greatly admired there the  'old' swords, the damascene work,'the  iinaly-carved headpieces and'dagg'ers  und 'ancient' blades. Returning to  my hotel" \ declaimed to the proprietor, a Frenchman, about the beautiful treasures of the markets. 'Yes,'  he" replied drily, 'they have nice  stocks just now. The agent from  Birmingham anived here last  week.' "  . 1 * i>  is the trademark which  is' found on  every bottle  of the genuine  Scott's EmuBsi-dn  the standard Cod Liver  Oil preparation, of - the  world. Nothing equals  it to build up the. weak  and wasted bodies of.  young and old. .   ,  FOR SALE BY ALL DRUGGISTS  ,.>, .  *.'/  'j* >, '   'J   ' ';   a-*"|  Send lCc, nnine of paper and this ad.'for.'  our bcnutiful Saiings,BanlCK and Child'*  Sketch-llook. .Each   bank'contain*"��������� *  Good Luck Penny.  SCOTT A BOWNE  126 Wellington St., Wed, Toronto, Ont.  voBmsmsm  .Plants Have Memories.","  The mistletoe blushed for shame , -  As it hung above "the door,  When the maiden told her flame -.  She had never been lusssd before'.  Time Has Tested It.���������Dr. Thomas'  Eclectric Oil has been on the market  upwards of thirty years, and in that  time it has proved a blessing to thousands. It is in high favor throughout  Canada and it's excellence has carried  its fame beyond the seas. It has no  equal in the whole list of liniments.  If it were double the price it would be  a cheap liniment.  Long   Drawn   Out   Lawsu'.ts.  The great lawsuit, Wyler v. .Leais  (to give its short title), which came  to an end in the House of Lords recently, though it had last 57 days ii  its various stages, does not rival other famous cas2s in length.  -, The Tichborne civil trial, for instance, occupied 123 days. The c ini-  inal trial of the Tichborne cl imnnt  was begun on,A;nl 23 and was not  finished until Feo. 23 of the fo"ow-  ing year. . This was the-longrst trial  known in England and it is 1-k ly to  remain so. The law procee lings in  tho Tichborne case are said "to have  cost-the estate ?4-0,0:0. It is quite  likely that the expenses of'the  just ended may exceed that sum,  counsel alone have pocketed close to  $200,000.���������London Chronicle.  aniekly stops coughs, crarra colds, faetala  the. throat and  lungs..������   *   ���������  25 cento. -  All  in   One,Class v",  Wife���������Can you lemcmber thev���������first--,  cigar you ever" smokad, ,John?',; *������������������"'  Husband���������Yes, love���������also, my   first i"  "sea voyage, and our wedding.day! ,,'���������  Minard's  Liniment  Cures  Diphtherial  More people-would take ;cahnces if -  they could put them back in case'they ' v  didn't turn out right. <���������  Ono way to remain happily married ������  is to cut out your relatives who are.,  afflicted with the .butt-in .habit..  DR. WINTERS  Cures all clnonic diseases. Write  him. His valuable advice will  ^cost you nothing.1 %  .-    '���������  BOX 215.      NEW YORK  CITY.  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On /one occasion in the  House of Commons, when he was a  member for South Shields, after a  lengthy debate ii member'of the opposite, bench complained with a touch  of bitterness-Unit evidently Sir-Wil-  liiim could not swallow his argument.  "No," said Sir William without hesitation; "I don't want to die of - indigestion I"  Minard's Liniment Cures Colds, &c.  There are lots of people who would  rather butt in than get there any  other  way.  It .doesn't break into   the   scandal  class until it becomes talked about.  Pills of Attested Value.���������Parmelee's  Vegetable Pills are the result of careful study of the properties of certain  roots and herbs, and the action of  such as sedatives and laxatives on tin  digestive apparatus. The success tin  compounders have met with attest:-  the value of their work. These Pill*?  have been.recognized for many years  as the best cleanser of the system  that can be got. Their excellence  was recognized from the first anc  they grow more popular daily.  "Well, who do you think you nre?"  asked David, unafraid. -  "I am the man higher up," gruffly  unswcred"vGoli-ith, looking contemptuously down upon him.  "But David got him."���������Chicago  Tribune.  Letter Perfect.  "Now," bawled the prompter to the  leader of the supers at the dress rehearsal of that sirring Roman drama,  "Right versus Might," "are you all  right with the cue?"  The super leader nodded confidently.  "Ao a trivet!" he responded "When  the man in the sheet. hollers ���������'Katy  Field' we get ready, an' when 'e sings  out 'Rum and crackers ' "  "Great Christopher!" roared the demented prompter. "You mean, 'Caitiff, yield!' idiot, and 'Rome and Gracchus!'"  "Jesso, sir!" nodded the leader  calmly, "Well, when 'e sez wot you  sez 'e sez, we're to go for the chap  in the brass weskit!"  Mrs. Winslow's Soothing Syrup lm������ been  i- as i I used for over SIXTY YEARS by MILLIONS of  MOTHERS   for   tlieir   CHILDREN   WHILE  TEETHING, with   PERFECT SUCCESb.     II ~-  SOOTHES the CHILD. SOFTENS the OOMS .*  ILLAY9 all PAIN: CORES WINP COLIC, and  Is the best remedy for DIARRHOEA.    It1 U ao-  solutely harmless.   Be cure and aik for "Mrs.   .   ���������'  Winslow'i Soothing Syrup," and take no othei  kind.   Twent}-five centa������ bottle. r���������,���������  Habits of  Crabs.  Some interesting inves igations ih  regard to the movements and habits  of the edible crab are being- carried'  out by the Eastern Sea Fis'.ieriss  committee. Fishery Inspect r Dtn-  nison informed the comm-tte^ at th'1  half yearly meeting at Ki-g's.Lvnn  that during the last two months 1,911  crabs had b.en labelled and retur ed  to the sea off the Norfolk anJ Lincolnshire coasts.  It is hoped to be ab*e to traca their  movements and to obtain o'lrr data  which are likely to be of use to the  fishermen. During the s as->n ju;t  ended 1,231,000 marketable crabs and  4O.C0O lobst rs we-e caught al ng the  coast.���������London Daily Mail.  EVERYTHING IN KNITTED GOODS V  Coat Sweaters, Underwear,    Scarfs,  etc , for Men, Women, and Children,   -'  from  50c.  to   $10.00.    Highest grade    "  goods at-less than Wholesale Prices* -  Mail   Orderx Only,   no  travellers .employed.   Send cash with order/gbbds" "  mailed   same   day.     Money   refunded  ���������....-  if not .satisfied.   Catalogue No. 4 now   i  ready. ;���������     . '       ���������������      ;     ,*���������-���������" -  STANDARD   MAIL   ORDER   CO.,  52  Bay  Street,  Toronto.    "  On the Fire.  , "Hall Cuine i? the most abused  .writer in the world," said a publisher. "He gets nothing but grills  'and roasts when he brings out one of  those melodramatic novels or playa  of his th:it sell so amazingly well.  "Yes, the critics-roast Hall Caine,  but he, too, -will often roast the  Critics. One night nt a dinner attended by all the best critics, the little  man,** rising to a toast, pushed buck  the' thin .auburn hair from his protuberant  brow and  said:  " 'Dear me, what a lot of critics  there are' here I It requires verv little ability to find frfult. That is  why, I presume, there are so many  of you, gentlemen.' "  Gramophone In Church.  Novelties havo been introduced into tho services at St. fvfichaer*  Church, Stonebridge, Willesden, Eng.  land. Sacred selections are played on  a large gramophone, and brief addresses upon tho music and composers are given by the vicar, Canon  Humphreys.  $100 Reward, $100.  The readers of thi������ paper will be  pleased to learn that there is at least  ���������jne dreaded disease that science has  ocen able to cure in all its stages,  and that is Catarrh. Hall's Catarrh  Cure is the only positive cure now  known to the medical fraternity  Catarrh being a constitutional disease  requires a constitutional treatment  Hall's Catarrh Cure is taken internally, acting directly upon the blood  and mucous surfaces of the syst-mi,  thereby destroying the foundation of  the disease, and giving the patient  strength by building up the constitution and assisting nature in doing its  work. The proprietors have so much  faith in its curative powers that they  offer One Hundred Dollars for in y  case that it fails to cure. Send for  list of testimonials.    Address:  F. .1. CHUNKY  & Co., Toledo, O  Sold  by  diupgists,  75c.  Take Hall's Family Pills for oonsti  pation.  "Will you always he true?" asked  the broker's suspicious daughter,  when young Sportleigh had thrown  himself at her feet and begged for her  hand.  "As tiue as steell" he cried.  "Common or preferred?" she inquir-   n  od, still  suspicious.���������Chicago News, (body's Mngaiiine"  To  Train   British  Waiters.  Some attempt is at last being made  to train Britisli waiters to compete  with their foreign confreres. For this  purpose o school has been formed at a  London hotel where a practical cours3  can be taken by would-be waiters  prior to being transferred to a continental hotel for the pur. o e -' acquiring some knowledge of language. 1 he  experiment is being tried chiefly with  intelligent youths who have been .in  the 'telegraph or district messengor  service.���������The Queen.  Rich and Costly Furs  THE COSTLIEST FDRS come from your  part of the COUNTRY.   Ship THEM to.  the BEST FDR MARKET and RIGHT FOR.  HOUSE. By shipping DIRECT to us you  receive far better PRICES than you have  obtained elsewhere, because we sell direct to  themanufacturers of HIGH GRADE FORS.  A trial shipment will CONVINCE you.  A specially arranged price list for your  Territory will be mailed upon request.   We ~  pay all expressaee. charge no commissions;-"  and remit promptly.  LEOPOLD GASSNER FUR CO.  34 Eant 12th St.  Capital- C9en nnn nn  New York City   lied at ?Z50,IHHJ.nn  The Woman Alive  to her own best interests,���������as soon  as th ere is n ecd, wil 1 hel p her whole  system with  the  tonic action ot  BEECHAM'S  AH women should read the special  directions with every box.  Bold Bverywher*. In boxes 2Se,"  Big Profit For Someone. -,  At the National Associ tion rf Cold-  smiths' inciting in London it wass:*.*t-  ed that a "solid silver" tea set-bought  at an itinerant auctioneer's sile wa=  f jund to contain silver to the to al  /alue of 7 l-2d. "Remarkably fine  bronr.es" were found to be worthless,  ind "valuable gold watches" were  runde of brass gilt costing 2s. 9d  A Bnmfgnt schoohnn'am had been  telling her pupils something about  George Washington, and finally she  'sked:  "Can anyone now Ml mc which  Wan'iinpton wns���������a great general or a  rrenf admiral?"  'I he small son of a fisherman raised  his hand, and she signalled him to  speak.  "He was n great general," said the  boy. "I seen a picture of him crossing the Delaware, and no great admiral would put out fiom shore  standing  up    in    a    skiff."���������Every-  (RojmJJ^^  BY  Dominion Express  Money Orders and  Foreign Drafts  PAYABLE   ALL   OVER   THE  WORLD  If lost or dolayoet In tho moll* a  rafund will bo promptly arranged,  or a now order laauod without  further ehargo.  TRAVELLERS' CHEQUES ISSUED'  Money sent by Telegraph and  Oable to all Principal CItios  W. N.  U., No. 824 the  Union  Hotel  Eholt, B. C.  GOIVIFORTABLE  HOSTELRY  John  jVrcKellait  Proprietor.  THE    LLDiiE.    GREENWOOD,    BRITISH    COLUMBIA,  W:'Ml$  FOURTEENTH ANNUAL  GREENWOOD CITY WATERWORKS  CO.  J.  R. CAMEROX,  Leading Tailor of the Kootenays.  KASLO,    B.   C.  a  an  a  ROSSLAND-  February 14 to 18,  "AT IT HERE SIHCE  mzmw������9&������m������������i  <9  '������������������������;  nelson, B. &  GEO. P.  WBLI.S, 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.  Mountaineer and Kootenay Standard Cigars.    Made by  J. C. THELIN & CO., NELSON.  Take your Repairs to  A. 0. MORRISON, GRAND FORKS  THE LEADING JEWELER  of the Boundary District  Hockey Championship of B. C.  Ski Jumping- Chapmionship  Skating- Championship  Every Known Winter Sport,  Masquerade and Dance  Reduced Transportation Rates  CO.l  J. D. McDonald, Pres.  Percy Hunt, Secty.  *(������TMrice Mow!  We wait eveiyoneto tow  " ' we are paying -  perannuTO crerTiteu m  w ��������� l*eu S^ck of DlT Go^s, Shoes, Silks, Shirt  Waists, Embroidery, Laces, . Comonas,' Clothing,  Ribbons, Gloves, Dress Gooda, Dresses, and many  - New Lines jiist now arriving, we will reduce the  [.price of many lines. - - -  POTTER'S PRINTS REDUCED TO 14 CENTS  the Best Fast Color Print on the Market". '���������;  SREE  28 -       -       - ������  Baggage transferred to  any part of the City. Furniture moved to any part of  the District. General Dray-  ing of all kinds.  SIDNEY OLIVER.  tallied Cili April 19 '8 for *18.'.l.24  Jn favor of Henry V. Fuller obtained 4th Aj'l.  1908 for-.-Wi.So  In favor of James Rrnesi Spaiikio obtained  7tli March 19f'8 for .-m.i.M  In fnvoi ofHoorffo V\ hi te obtained 7til March  llKWfor.-ai'B.CS  In favor of Gohrge Tcrliunc obtained 7th  March 1D08 far iiWi.O.',  In favor, of Donald McGlllis obtained 7th  March 1008 for fili.8)  In favor of-CharloH E. Phillip* obtained 4tli  Bfnrcli liraforJSOI.J)  III favur of'Ernest J..Curlier obtained 7th  Muirli VMH for fl'l.VliI  In favor of KiiiiHoll-I.aW'CnlilHold Company  Limited obtained -' st April l'X'8 for $7.14.(1.)  InlendliiK purchasers iniMtgiitliify themselves  h.s to title.  Dated tlie 13th day of December 1910.  JAMES S. UIRNIK,  ' Deputy Sharlff.  The above Sale lion been "adjourned until  tho !Mtli day of Kebruary.  STARKEY & CO.  NELSON, B. C  WHOLESALE  DEALERS  IN  LAND   ACT.  PHOENIX 9j  The nearest hotel  to the Ux  Granby mines.   One of the Ou  largest dining rooms in the ftl!  city.   The bar is   replete Qy  with nerve bracers of all "Vj  kinds, and the most fra- i^-  |.grant cigars.   Drop up and ^  see me. fjj  A. 0. JOHNSON    &  Sfl PROPRIETOR, ife  WESTERN - - HOTELS.  COUNTY COURT OF YALE.  A SITTING of the County Court of Yale will  . be lioldcn at the Court Hou'e Greenwood,  on Tuosday theUHth day ;of Maroh.  ISM,|at  J eleven O'clock in tht forenoon.  ^^h*^*^b*^ **���������*������������������** **i **!'''������''������'������-������-^-^-w>_n^_,  THE   KOOTEXAV   SALOON  Sandon, B. C, has a line of nerve  bracers unsurpassed in any mountain town ot the Great West. A  glass of aqua pura given free with  ,    spirits inenti.  TltKMO.VT   HOUSE  Nelson, B C, ia run on the. American and European plan,- There  is nothing yellow about the houee  except the gold in the safe.  SInlono & Tregillu'*.  By order,  W. G. McMYNN.  .Registrar C. C. of Y  PUBLIC NOTICE.  KNOB  HILL HOTEL,  PHOENIX.  Provides pleasant rooms and substantial meals for the public. The  bar is replete with beverages that  please and satisfy any kind of  thirat. CHARLES HAGAN.  QUEEN'S   HOTEL,  PHOENIX,     3.   O.  The Newest and Largest Hotel in  the City. Everything neat, clean  and comfortable. Steam heat and  electric light.   Meals and drinks at  all hours.  R. V. CHISHOLM," Proprietor.  DANNY DEANE, Manager.  <  NKWMAKKKT   IIOTKI.  Is the home for all tourists and  millionaires visiting* New Denver, British Columbia.  llonry Stogo. Propr.  THK   PIIOVINCK   HOTEL  Grand Forks, is a large three-  story brick hotel that provides  tho public with good meals and  pleasant rooms. A new building  but the same old rates  Kmll l.nrHon, Proprietor,  L.AKKVIJ5TV   BOTK1,  in Nelson, B. C, employs all  white help and is a home (or the  world at $ 1.00 a day.  ^ B. L, : Griffith, Proprietor.  THK   KASLO   HOTEL  Kaslo, B. C��������� is a comfortable  home for ali who travel to that  city.  Cockle & Papwortn.  THE RUSSELL HOTEL  Is pleasantly situated in the heart  of Grand Forks, and is convenient  to all the. leading financial and  commercial institutions of the city.  Travelers will find it a comfortable  place to sojourn when in the city.  FRED RUSSELL  WINDSOR HOTEL  The Windsor Hotel is one of the  best furnished hotels in the West.  It is located in the heart of Greenwood and within easy reach of all  the financial and commercial institutions of the Copper" Metropolis. Heated with steam, and tlit  by electricity. Commodious sample rooms. The-bar is replete  with all modern beverages and  the cafe never closes. Rooms  reserved by telegraph.  The Windsor Hotel Co  E. J. Cartier, Mgr.  SHERlfltOOKK   HOUSJK  Nelson; B. C One minute's walk  from C." P. R station. Cuiaine  unexcelled; Well heated and ventilated.  Boyer IS rod., Proprietor  CLUB UOTKL, NELSON, II. O.  liig Schooner Beer. or Half and Half, ]0c.  The best dollar a day house in tho city.  Travellers will Und thla a pleosnnt home.  The rooms ure clonn and comfortable and  the meals tusty nnd substantial.  JACK OI1ANT, Proprietor.  With a view to the better preservation  of the Public Highways the attention of  the public is herewith directed to the  provisions of THE HIGHWAY TRAFFIC REGULATION ACT AMENDMENT ACT which enacts as follows:���������  "It shall be unlawful for any person to  cause to be drawn or driven on any of  the public highways of that portion of  the Province of British Columbia situate  east of the Cascade range of Mountains,  any wagon  or other vehiele carrying a  load   in   excess  of -that  mentioned  in  Schedule'A', hereunto annexed. ���������    ,;-  .SCHEDULE A.  Wagons and 4 wheeled vehicles shall  not carry a load in excess of the following:���������  On tires tinder 3 inches -..  .2,000 lbs.  On tires 3 inches in width and-'under 4  inches 3,000 lbs.  On tires 4 inches in width and under 5  inches!.. '..���������'.' ... .6,000 lbs.  On tires 5 inches in width and over   .6,000 lbs. and over.  AND NOTICE is hereby given that  the Act in every respect must be strictly  complied with.  Any person guilty of an offence against  this Act shall upon summary conviction  thereof before a Justice of the Peace be  liable to a penalty not exceeding Fifty  Dollars. ,  Rlmllkamoonhaiid District District of Yah*.  TAKB NOTICE that Stanley Livingstone  Dntiar, of Midway, li. C, farmer, inteiuix to apply 'or permission to purchase the following  described l.uids:  Coinmenc.InK at a post planted at the Nnrth-  o.int corner of Lot,No. KH-,  thenco  North -Id  chains; thence West M) chains; thenco South  Mo chains; thoncc East ������) cluins to ."lace of  I commencement; containing' 8) acres more or  less.  STANLEY LIVINGSTONE BDBAH.  December 8th, 1'JlO  NEW ADVERTISING SCALE.  The newspapers in Greenwood, Phoenix and Grand Forks have adopted the  following scale for legal advertising:  Application   for   Liquor  Licence  (30 days) J&.oo.  Certificate of Improvement Notice  i (60 days) $7.50  Application to Purchase Land Notices (60 days) I7.50  Delinquent Co-owner Notices (90   '  days) |io.oo  Water Notices (30 days) I15.00  All other legal advertising, 12 cents a  line, single column, for the first insertion; and 8 Cents a line for each subsequent insertion.  on savings deposita^l0-?  ^ upward) subject ToWli-  drawalV cheque &���������*  ^ 5% Iter-*  on time deposits of-  SiffmotiThs & over. ~  We invest mowf fordienta  ��������� in fixs\ mortgages iboa  general {fnanciatbuainess.  VkwmVfom savings accnt  PriODucE   and   Provisions H  &jfV������U are not saving ������������������������  sj^Tematicafly, * ���������* * *  Commence NOW With US.  Depoaita Y mail ^TTk  +_Z-Z easilyhanBle^ ���������  toucan sen3 b^ Draff,  Post Office + express  Oxlev or- RegistererT^  Iaetter & witb6rawatd  can be made -��������������� ������������������������������'���������> -***  ���������*���������* any way you wish.  Ware Respoiieible  Refer W^+ ���������+ ���������* ^.  Dan9,Brad5treet3,  orToaa/oneia*  VMG0UV6R-  WhleusaWityay  Do it now!!!!!*  ON    PARLE   FRANCAIS.  GREENWOOD,   B. C.  The Really Best House In the Boundary,  Recently Remodeled and Strictly Up-to*  Dote.     Restaurant in Connection,  ROY & BOYER  PROPRIETORS.  "Unequalled for Domestic Use."  Is published every Thursday at Greenwood, B. C , and the price is {2 a year,  postage free to all parts of Canada, and  Great Britain. To the United States and  other countries it is sent postpaid for  $2.50 a year. Address all letters to The  Ledge, Greenwood, B. C.  R. T. LOWERY,  ..PUBLISHER.  THE LEDGE I ^^^lM  LStSl  Fkom reading various papers and  opinions, we have come to the conclusion that the new tariff between  the Canncks and Uncle Sam will  ruin both countries.  ANALYSIS OF WATER.  Chlorine .'        8.,4  Sulphuric Acid    363.43  Silica"      74t29  Wuie      84.57  Alkalies as Soda 5.9I  Magnesia /    '232.00  Litl������3 86  Snloburetted Hydrogen     32.00  J  Has recently been thoroughly  renovated and re-furnished, and  is now the greatest health resort upon the continent. Natural hot water in baths, 124 degrees of heat. A course oi baths  at Halcyon will cure nervous  and muscular diseases and eliminate'rheumatism' and metalic  poisons from the system. The*  water heals liver, kidney and  stomach complaints. The rates  are $2 a day up; or $ 12 -weekly  up. Postoflice, express and telegraph offices in connection.  OliHimn Boyd, Proprietor,  fwi������i(iin nova, proprietor,      :     :      5^  ^^^^^^^999^9������999999999999lM������Oi^  falcyon,  -Jv  ���������WOSgetigo**  UKI1>KSV1I,LK   IIOTKI,.  Hridesvilly.  B.  C.    Provides    excellent  accommodation   for  touns'a nnd travel-  Irish W lilskcy ulw.iyi, on hand.  THOMAS   WALSH,   Proprietor.  Do not draw logs or timber over highway. Vehicles meeting ought to turn to  the left. A vehicle overtaken ought to  turn to the left. A vehicle overtaking  another ought to turn to the right.  \V. G. McMYNN,  Government Agent.  Greenwood, May 19th, 1910.  A blue mark here indicates that  yonr  Subscription   has  become  deceased,   and  that. the editor   would  once more like to commune with  your collateral.  In Canada 30 years ago the Liberals, or Grits aS they were then  called advocated absolute free trade  in everything, except.in the goods  that affected their own individual  interests.  Aviators  living.  are   given   to  high  Dan Manx has just had a title  tacked on to him, while, in all  probability, his brother Sandy is  still driving mules somewhere in  the hills around the Lucerne of  America.  MISCKLI-ANKODS.  Get your Razors Honed;  and your Baths at  Frawley's  Barber . .  Shop, Greenwood,  The Big Andy is being smoked  all over the mountains. It is sold  at the Central hotel, Phoenix.  In Phoenix N. J. Carson <fe-Co.  carry a large stock of gent' fur;  nisbines, clothing, hats, boots and  shoes. Drop in and have a rubber.  This week the drinks are on the  Chinese.  Taft is playiing pre-tty strong to  tbe Democrats just now.  It looks rocky for hockey in the  copper metropolis this winter.  The  province  of   Ontario  has  been under Conservative  rule  for I  six years,' and the ' Toronto- News  8a)8 that nothing has been   stolen.  The cent belt  must  be  becoming I  like unto heaven.  PHOENIX, B. C.'- :. /��������� '  Is opposite the Great Northern depot and is a delightful'  ���������r?l.tor ,6 le&U tnmler' Gr������at veiDS oi hot water  vSvs Tftthe e.ntirefhre������ ������������d bathrooms are aT  ffllftW? of th<*.e * searrh of material  IT\Tli. x. ? dlD1IJg ro������m is an enemy to dvsnensia "  mttittedJKS *W���������^ of the liquid ������J3B  harden    %X *?   ������WD hke Cating fruit in a flo���������  teTns and * nt P 6 ro,OQ,e,are the lar&eBtio -ftemonn.  tains and a. pleasure to drummers with-big trunks       -  JAS. MARSHALL       -       .       PROPRIETOR  GREENWOOD and  MIDWAY STAGE  w.F.m  Greenwood Minere  Union, No..22,-W.  F M., meets every  Saturday evening in Union Hall, Copper street, Greenwood, at 7.  Also in hall at  Mother Lode mine  Friday evenings at 7. v  LhSTER MACKENZIE, Secty  Collins should have a medal for  paving lives in the early morning  hours.  No one ever starved in a mining  camp as long as they could talk or  make signs.  It was 67 below zero at Selkirk:,  in the Yukon the other day.'-..'That  should be a good town for the man  with the hot tamales. or the ' parson who preaches that hell is a hot  place that is always on fire.  "VVhkn W. H. Aldridge threw up  his job as manager of the Trail  smelter he was getting a salary of  $20,000 a year/ There are* a few  th'oueand men who are willing to  take a chance at the job for half  the above salary.  The Argo Mining  and Tunnel Co.  For begging in Toronto  hap been sent to jail. He  have started a bank.  a man  should  IM THE OOU.VTV COURT OF* YALE HOLD-  E.V AT OftEENWOOD.  In the matter of Urn Jii(l������(.'ini>ntJ Act nnd in  the mutter of n .Iti'lkViru-iu olKainwi In this  Hetwoeo  K. .I.CinliiT.  PlnliiMlT(.lu>li;eiiic-iill!r editor)  Leaves Greenwood for Spokane j Tho Boundar  ������t 7 a. m., and for Oroville at 2:30  There has been another   'quake  in 'Frisco.   Tbe police have  stop-  fped gambling iu all clubs.  1  S. P. OF C.  GREENWOOD LODGE, No. 91 The next mayor of Nelson was in  fifita fiVPflT ������nn,I..,,  "Mr-Li.      -i.   .... J/"'_..��������� .-J."^. */,cl0"������    W������H   in  p. m..  .1. McDo.vki.l.  r9 MwwMWft^aaoo-a^^c^cowg  The Hest Arranged Cigar Vuctorv .8  at the Coast, where the i. :   '   ������  B.&, Old Sports  1   untj the l-amous (Clear Havanas)  jBRILLIANTES:  art turned out iu larger quantities  than ever.  ���������SOI.1) AU, OVHR   PROVINCK  Made by WILBERO & W0LZ  Hew Wefltminator, B.C.  ndary E.khorn lliiiimr Compaiiy, Lltn-  ltO<l.(.V<jll-p(T.sf>M:li liubility).  Defundontii (.ludKi-iiit'iit Liditorn).  Notice Is hereby (riven that on Friday ilic i.'0th  day of January, V.IU, at idevcn o'ciuuk In tliu  forenuun. at the Ooiirt-Houce in tlm City of  Ore������nwood, B. C. I shall otfi*r for������ali! by Public Auction for cash to tliu highest bidder tlie  Inndu hereinafter mentioned, to satisfy a cortulii  JudK������ment nbovc  mentioned  amounting  to  ?J13M with intereBt ������t*eru������l due from the Ttli  Of March 1908, to the date of the. sale at .1 per  cent, por annum, nnd ������ost of nn ccodl'i/.'H for  sale anil Kheriirii fees and poundage.    Follow  in*? Is a dene, iption of tho property to; be sold.  The iiiHro-itln the Judtfcmnnt Dob tors In Ijoi  No. 81H, Group oim Osoyoos Division of Yuli'  District. British .'Columbia, bidng the Elkhorn  Mineral Claim, with all tho mineral.1) precioiH  and base tlicrt'iindcr except surfnon rl������fhts t4> 14  by 170 feet of Uiock on*, Lots 13,11,1.1, IB, 17. IM,  IU and -JO; in Block 6, Lot 1; in ninck .'I, Lots 1,  jJ.'landKljlii Hlockfl, IjOtSjin BlocklO, all as  shown on a map or plan registered in the IU-k-  istry Office at Kamloops as No. ������-.' and also ex-  Meets every Sunday Night, at the  Miners' Union Hall.  CO. JOHNSON, Sec.  Greenwood lust week.    He  valise full of sweet things.  It was Bunyan who said that  men are often saints abroad and  devils at home. The reverse is  also true.  E.   W. WIDDOWSON,   ASSAYER  AND CHEMIST-Charitcs: Gold, sil  ver, copper or  load,   81 each: gold-  silver, 51.50; silver lend, $1.50; xold-     it ia an even bet that there-are  other metalB 011 application.   Lon^dis-  uuab,a   who  have read  the  bible  tnnce 'p'10" 07. 'P. O  Box, B H08, from soda to hock  Nblsoa; B. C,  It ia an even bet that there- are  The present tariff agitation will  give a distinct platform for people  inJCanadatogetonoroff. The rank  Tory would even tax the sunshine  as it crosses the line, while the extreme Grit would let everything in  free, even the wind that blows  through your whiskers.  L\ permitting his daughter to.  marry a French count, Sir Bill  Mackenzie shows that he is touched '  with a weakness'common to pie-  bianic origin. Perhaps the girl  threatened to marry a Canadian  aud Bill had to give her her own  way in order to keep peace in the  family. t  have  Stock  January.  The Argo Mining and Tunnel Company  placed  on  the  Market 50,000 Shares of  at 25 cents a Share until the 15th day of  After that date the price  will  be  raised. ,  Indications in the Argo tunnel at present  point to the early striking'of a large body of ore.  OLA  LOFSTAD,  President.  Frank Fletcher  P/jonxcxAx Land Surveyor,  Nelson, B, O.  2f,jJi!'.fL.*P9rti?K!.?[ wid LotHllJ. eomVfsin'i  doscrlb-  LOWERY'S CLAIM  r.   .     .,   ���������_ i '"ctuauiij Duouiu lauo a fev  flVAT-     tha      urn>l.1 T������             -I   _ .  In order to compete successfully  with mail order houses country  merchants should take a few les-  Amid the roar and protests over  tbe new proposed tariff between  Canada and the United States we  bear not a sound from the mining  and smelting men of this lusty Do  face, and keep their nails short.  The bill does not state how. much  they will be allowed to talk, nor  how many green onions-they will  be permitted to eat.  Tite News-Adverti8er; in'-;Vancouver has put in the first eextuple  _. , ^ T. press in Western Canada. It is 25  a..u euicu.ng mentor tdis lasty Do- fee<j Jobg ��������� 18 feefc wide, 15 feet high  minion, and yet abso ute ree trade wejg,18 g8 fconfl ftml wj��������� nrJnf .1  wonld help these dndustnes more  &^~ ��������� ���������        ���������     - ���������  a 1.100 und ti, eu.100 acres reapcctlvely uh uodcrib-  ed in e itivc-yauce.H thereof registered lu the Run-  i.-try Oillce at Ktvinloopg, subject huivevci to  duch right and Interest nn tiro or may be  bo'd or claimed by Charlod L. Thomet his holrrf  executors, adminlntrntorsoraaalKiis, liy v rtuo  of nn agreement dated the ytli day of December  1 !���������������������-' and ru������i-iIcroiI in said Kcgistry Ofllce nt  Kamloops, on tho 28th diiy of .UarchllKU.iu  charge Hook, Vol. a, Foi. 001.  The followiiiKoha-'Keeappear on tho register  against tho said Iambi* .   ,  In fuvor of Cnnudian Hank of Commerce ob-  over the world. It was the most |  unique, independent ond fearless journal ever produced in Canada. Political  and theological enemieo pursued it with  the vonom of a rattlesnake until the  g-ovcrnment ohut it out of the malls,  and ItK editor ccasad to publish it,  paitly on account of a lazy liver and  partly because It takes a pile of money  to run a paper thai is outlawed. Ihere  ire still 26 different editions of this condemned journal In print. Send 10 cents  and get one or ������2 50 and pet the bunch.  R. T. I.OWEKY,  Greenwood, 13.. C  Tiie Canadians are a great people.  Sir Wm. Mackenzie now has a son-  in-law who is a high flyer, and can  talk English with a French patrician accent.  The fire demon seldom overlooks  a mining camp, lie licked up  Gowganda in Ootano last week  to  I the extent of $8PQ,000, aud a flood  '"of'bitter, teara;    '  than any other. In framing the  new tariff the mining industry  seems to have been coldly avoided.  This province does not depend entirely upon fruit. Oulside of real  estate mining is still a leading in.  dnstry,  A Bn.i-is being brought before  I the legislature in Ontario to regu-  late the btirber busi'tieus iu that  province. It provides for bet'ttr  sanitary arrangements as regards  towels, soap, razors, etc. Barbu-s  will have to serve three years b -  fore getting a licence.    They will  weighs 53 tons, and will   print   in  anhour  72,000  12-pnge;  papers.  pants Canada is too freshly eager  to give an enormous price for what  we can get free by waiting.' "Canada is very prosperous just now,  and it is wise to let well enough  alone. If the proposed tariff goes  through it will wrap a band of wide  crape around the Liberal party of  this great Dominion.'  Tub  tragic  death   of  Johnnie  Hunter, in Fernie, shows that it is  How different things must be now not safe to give interdicted pernons  around that print shop, than they ijquori Johnnie hid been siwash-.  wero in tho lean days of Vancouver -A ���������nA ������������������ ��������� f���������;���������twl ���������.,������������������i{���������.i u-  when the News-Ad. was set by hu- ed ������?d some friend supplied him  man bands, and the editor would with booze. He indulged ad hbi-  occasionally drop down to Water turn, wandered out into the  street to gefa 15-cent meal without the luxury of anything but a  Cotton napkin.  snow,  arid laid down.    When found next  morning he was too far gone to recover and had to hit the trail" over  T   .      ,,-,���������. , the great divide.   If si washed per-  It ih a dt-nd certainty that if thisUns   are   civen   Honor  in   ������1m  new tariff goes through. Uncle Sam '     ���������,"    1 8 .     ,  q,      , n   C0,d  will pull some cards out of his long weather they should -be tied in.a-,  sleeve that the Canuck does not see warm r00m Bn|l not be permitted  !.���������-,��������� ���������-. ��������� .    77.    ���������^'"1 at the present time.   In   the im- to wander alone out iu the cold  have to understand diseases of the'petuosity of its first decade An long and btod-swept streets.

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