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Array Vol.   XV.  .GBEENWOOD, It. 0., THURSDAY; JANUARY 28,   \dO\),  ���������No. 29'  While yon are getting* a sack  of Purity Flour have a look  at our: Floor Cloths. We  some splendid values *in  oleums and Oil Cloths.  AT THE  a-j  In Phoenix the 'dining room will  please'the gastronomically critical,  the beds bring sweet repose, while  tho beverages inr the bar will appease aiiy ordinary human thirr-t:  Miners, muckers, tourists and millionaires always welcome.,  J. A; MoMASTER, Proprietor.  Russell-Law-Caulfield. Co., Ltd.  Hardware, Groceries,, Clothing and Gents' Furnishings.  ,   * EHOLT, JB. C.  The leading hotel of the city and  headquarters for those engaged in  mining, railroading or commercial  pursuits.  TORNEY, & CO. PROPRIETORS.  f.-Passing TMroiig I  \*4.,������������������tMa-04Wi-1^B*������**'3������S'S������'*it3*SsS  Jos.   Wihi*-hnrst is spending a  month in Victoria. :    ,  city  c:s  BAKER  v '     Provincial Assayer and Orp  i  Shippers' Agent.    Cori-os-  - pondence solicited. Samples  *,v receive prompt attentiru.  O. JiOX  133.   <M:13KnWo<>I>,   It,   (*.  --Fresh eegs are scare's in,Orcon  wood at 00 cents adozen.  D. J. Dai-raugh, was .in tho  Just week from Rock' Guv!:.  J.is. McGregor, "mine iu*.peelor,  w us in tho cify Tuesday au-1 Wed-  lie-day.  Mit-s Lucy came in from Maple  Greek la-t, week to vi.-it Iter iiin.-k-,  John  Lucy.   '  ��������� Howard Moore and familv iv-  turned |'i-(,ni H visit to Grand Forks  Monday la*-fc.  Miss Moyer of Edmonton-. Alia .  is visiting her cousin, J. M. Miilar  .Sihu-d.-i y  We carry at all times a very full- line  of music and musical goods, strings-and  fitthisrs for - all instruments- We ' are  ��������� agents' for Electric Pianos, Pianolas,  - Pianos^and Organs, and will be pleased  to quote prices.   Mail orders solicited.  THOMAS DRUG & MUSIC'CO.  The. Kootenay "Saloon  Sandon, B. C., lias a Hue oi nervi-  bracers .uusurpiibsed in any mono  tain town ot the Great West. A  glass of aqua pura. given free witb  spirits nietiti.  R.  ^PHOENIX,   B.   C. '  Is a comfortable liome for  the miner and traveler.  Good meals and pleasant  rooms. Pure liquors and  fragrant cigars in the bar.  V. CHISHOLM, PiioPitiBTon.  J. E. Cameron.  Leading Tailor of the  Kootenays. *.'  Kaslo, B. C.  Saturday  n Monday..  Special Sale of  FLANELETTEES  All 15c. qualities at the reduced price of  10 CENTS-PER YARD  TWO DAYS ONLY  9  James Buchanan & Co's  BLACK AND WHITE, AMD  HOUSE OF 00  GREENWOOD LIQUOR. CO.  I     IMPORTERS, GREENWOOD, B. C.    .  9\&9900999Q9QQ9086tt9QG2&&������@990&G9M9QQ89B99WGQm9?M  'J.0 0 0 9'  EHOLT, B. C.  First-class   meals    and   rooms.  Kailroad men, miners  and   others  will find  a  pleasant  home at this  hotel. The bar contains fragrant  cigars and tlie most popular beverages of the day.  N. LUSE, PROPRIETOR  Is opposite the Great Northern depot and is a delightful  haven for tho weary traveler. Great veins of hot water  run through the c-utiie house, and bathrooms are always at the service of those in search of material  cleanliness. Tho dining room is an enemy to dyspepsia, "  while tho aitistic appointment of the liquid refreshment  ���������makes the drinks go down like eating fruit in a flower  garden, The sample rooms are the largest in the mountains and a pleasure to drummors with big trunks.  JAS. MARSHALL        -       -       PROPRIETOR  TI-niWfTffll'aia^^  Tl?EjViO^T HOUSE  Nelson. 13. C, is run on the  the American and European  plan. Nothing yellow about  the house except the gold ill  t)-e safe.  MaIoi?c   &   TiTecrilias  f^/k/%^^^^'f^^^^^%/^l^S^,'%/^y ���������  ol the Times.  .John B-irol-iv returned  from a  month's .visit   to Spokane  and c-o-.i--.fc cities.  Tbeanniifil meeting of the Green-  wooii Club will be held, Fn'day  ov-ming at '.) p. in.  Isaac Crawford is running the  store ,-ii, .Koc:k Ci-e.-k, formerly  owned hy'G.-O. Guise.  Judging fiom their tooical jok������o  ifc is evident, th.tr, tlie, Phoenix min-  .-lie'ls are not pro-English.  Clay Maunlc-1! is in- Cobalt enjoying good health and expecting  his ship to conifi every day. '  E. L. Stepves of Hock Crock w'ns  inthe city "Sat nrd-iy getting supplies for his lumber camps.  James MeOreath -returned last  week from n business trip to Hedley and other western-points.  In Phoenix Swift ������t Co. will  build a meat uiarket upon the Jot  owned by TJiomas Heminerle.  Greenwood hockey team went  to Grand Forks J [on day .night and  were defeated by a score', of 0 to L  The cash receipts were S170 at  the excellent show givfn by the  Phoenix Minstrels in " Greenwood  last week. , \  Isaac Crawford came in ' from  Kock Creek Tuesday to play- his  schedule game with Tt-.'} on-1 he  curling rink.-    .  Blake Wilson was iu the city  last week upon his usual-tour of  inspection. He will visit Prince  Rupert next week.  Nat Darling was in thc city  upon Monday, and says that people all over the city still insist on  burning np the Mainland cigar.  Timothy Baldwin of -Phoenix  and May Bennett of Greenwood  obtained a marriage license this  week at the government office.  George Wei I wood left Tuesday  for Dutfdalk, Ontario, having received a telegram informing him  of the serious illness of his father.  without .a .protest fiorn his parly,  although he is a-resident ol Prince  Rupert. Some of his accomplices  in tin* waterworks deals are siill  in tho city council  John Shannon, formerly of  Bound-u-y T^ll.--, 'while mucking in  the Crown Reserve mine at Cobalt,  nicked into some unexploded powder and sustained" injuries . from  which he died in ,-i |V������w day. /  In Phoenix la 4 week Pill Biuer  mit Jlniry W'igman to sleep jn  -hort order, while Jack Odder d<-  1 en led Frank Flbird in ;, winning  iii.-i(������-h. Older and Ellatd etped  to have iu,oilier match in Green-  wood in a short lime.  After I loving his trunk for eleven  years lift tho Pioneer hole), Tom  Edwards moved it laM, week, owing to Ihe l'-u't that, \V. J. Nelson  expect-; to eloMi hi*, hole! in a  -hurl time to make room for the  ne.i- posioilice.  Seoll MoR-ie and Thomas Brn-i-  nig-tn have rot'ine-d from -.-idling  MeHn-'s liin* of iivtp-. in the, \V'e-i  C'ippei- district. Tiny expected lo  find an impri-oned "lynx or two  bill lite traps a'Ayed nothii|tr except tho bait.  Greenwood was not represented  at tlie Provincial Conservative Association. Were tlm members of  llio t-xeeiitivt* notified of sueli a  meoiing, or were the. axe-grindeis  afraid to face a. gcnuivil meeting of  tlie local association?     .   -  called the editor "old fellow,"  wanted to lick the "trouble:5 man  Jrom the bank, and finally ended  hp by offering to squander 40 cents  on the crowd at the nearest booze  foundry.      \\V arc *?hy.one towel.  g ?*^eea^as������������������������f^M9���������������P8������������W  a liox -ol   taeks   ,-nid  i'olJ"i- com position.  a 'chunk, of  Mining Institute!  era-Moat I  p ��������� 1  A ti-allio bridge over the  Coluni-  will -'be  I fie fourth genera! incelinp, of  tlio Western Branch of Ihn Canadian Minin-r Institufi* was held in  CireciHvood.thi"*- week. Tn the- ab-  sf'iico of A. W. H Hodge������ ihe  flinir w/m filled hy S. S. Fowler.  In a Idilion |o tho local members  t.herf were present. J. Ii. Ret/illack,  T. Kid.lie, 0. P. Smith, (Jus Elirn-Jcouver bb-.v  out  hci  1-erg,   A.   CI.   J/irson, J. A. Whit-   hole! ab Kelowna.  L. Pralf,  "   "  '"'  bia river at   Revelsloke  built at once. *  A factory is to.be built on the  Veddf-r river near Chillivvack for  the purpo^' of making charcoal,  mul tar, turpentine, paints, stains,  frco*-ofe, wood alcohol, etc., from  thc forests in that section of the  province.  While    mi fieri ng    from   melas-  cbolie.   Mis?   Eva  jYorria of Van-  brains in an  N. J. Dunlop, local manager of  tho Telephone company, hab been  transferred to Vancouver, and will  leave for tho coast February l������,t.  Mr. Dunlop ha*; been in charge  here for about a year ami has made  many friends who will be pleased  to hear of his success. .  i'-r.  L. Pratt. S  S.  Fowler, R. W.  rrinlon,  W. C. .Viohols  and B. H.  (saai,-.     The   visitors    were   wnl-  comed rn fur-, city bv Messrs. Bunting, McMynn and   Dixon, and  the  Ciuderillii  ol'ib  entertained   them  wilh a dance  in   Ihe  Auditorium.'  \ re-'olnlion was drafted endorsing  the proposil to  apply  to  the  Dominion government   tor  aid to Ihe  electr-V zinc   plant   in jYelron, and  ���������ipnreehtion expressed for thc kkui-  uer in which tbe B. C government  assisted   that   enterprise.    It  wns  also suggested that  tho  provincial  government bp.  i-pmic=^ri to subsidize the Western branch of the Institute  ji������  it,  does   farmers'  institutes.    The meeting  expressed its  appreciation  of  Tion.  Win.   Tem-  [ilijinaii as minister of'mines.  S"veral technical jiapcrs were  fp,:d. and.after the session a number of the members visited the  local smelter and its feeder, the  Mother Lode.  ASIW&Y  P.BtIRMS& m  (I  I-  Dealers in  piresh and Salt JVIeats, pish and Poultiry  - Shops in nearly all the towns of-,Boundary-and ,| o  g the Kootenay. " III  Qt&_������QOM9������eQQ9Q9O999������0&Q999Q9Q������Q99QQWQQW " \)  ANNUAL*  i EASTERN CANADIAN  Excursions  Low Round Triy Rates to  Ontario,   Quebec   and  Maritime Provinces  Tickets on i>ale Due. 1 to Dec. 31,  inclusive,   and good   to  return  within throe- months.  Tickets iaiiuccl in connection with  Atlantic Steamship Business will  he on side from Nov. 21, and  limited to livo months from date  of issue.  I'IiiohI K'litipnum!.   Sl.mul.-trd IlrHt  clnssi   Sliiiipln)?   unit'ToiirlHt   Oiti-s  |iin nil 'I'hrotiKli Trains.  2 Tlirougrh   Express Trains  DAILY.  'Til 10   "TORONTO  EATRESS"  l,iuivo(! Wuiiilpcg nt a-2.louwil(.  inj,'- coiiiiuctioiiB nt Toronto for  nil points east and  went thereof.  Apply to nearest, 0. |\ R. Agont   A  for luli inforni-ition. " a  J, E. PROCTOR,  Dist. PasHengor, Agent,  Calgury, Alta,  r ���������  -^**v^t������yu*^vtsv*<v������vvfe<������vfefe/fe^  Tlierc aro six men working upon  the Ertice mine near Midway. J.  D. Graham has just secured another contract for more tunnel  work.   -  J. Ii. East says that recently  near his ranch lurfound two birds  that bad been frozen to death.  They belonged to the woodpecker  species.  Mrs. Smifcli of Pcavcrdell is in  tho city. Wheu" railway building  commences up the West Fork she  will .'procure a liquor license for  her hotel.  J. A. 'Russell and F." W. Mo-  Laine left Tuesday lo attend the  meeting of the Associated Boards  of Trade at Trail as delegates from  Greenwood.  W. C. Thomas, formerly manager of the Boundary Falls'smeltcr.  has bought 2~) acres of land at  Cedar Jlill, near Victoria, and will  make liis home tlierc.  Frank White of tho converter  slalVis receiving congratulations of  his friends on the birth of a son,  which occurred at Bonner's Feiry,  Idaho, ou the LMth inst.  Scenting the advent <>f the railway (ho Jaud boosters in Nelson  are already casting their eyes towards thc terra lit-ina along tho  West Fork of the Kettle river.  Theio will bo a meeting of tho  Conservative executive Friday  evening in the oilice of F. W. Mo-  Laino, for the purpose of anaug-  ing for tho annual .district meeting.  At- the ringside.in Phoenix last  Thursday evening a Greenwood  sport asked a Phoenix man if  Harry Wigman was a pugilist.  No, was tlio' reply ; he is a-Cuna*.  (linn.  Another of Nud on He Co's bubbles buret this month���������tho' patchwork water systems tlmt Mr. Naden and his ii-Hsooiiitoii were so  eloquent in -praising. Tliero is no  water in either Lind or I'rovideie-c  creek, about sixty thousand dollars of the people's money squandered iti building resei-voii-H on  and ni id ns ton couple of dry creeks.  And Naden is still iiiihi-cpi-cscnting  this   district   in   tho   legislature,  Water from the Twin creek  reservoir was turned into tlie  mains after the cold snap. For  some uiinacountablc season the  city officials failed to not'ifiy the  public of this. Tbe water now  being used is the seepage from  Phoenix, anc! may or may not contain disease germs, aud.it is just  as well to boil before using.  In the Auditorium upon February ]2 or 13 Jack Calder and  Frank Ellar will wrestle for Si00  a side and a percentage of the gate  receipts. It. will bo catch-as-can  and limited to one hour or the two  falls out of three. Preliminaries  in tlie way of boxing contests are  now being arranged.  In Myncaster upon Monday evening A. W. Sowter was given a  banquet previous to his departure  for Ottawa. About fifty ladies  and gentlemen wercpruscntv-from  Chesaw, Myncaster, Bridesville,  Midway and other places. Mr.  Sowter was very popular in ihe  district and bis mariy friends weie  sorry to see bim take his departure  upon Tnesday morning.  Tom Marks and his (alonied  company will play three nights in  Greenwood next week. He i** one  of Canada's oldest, richest and  funniest actors, and to listen to  him i*������ a sure, cure for ennui. He  is makidg Nelson laugh this week  and the News gives him unstinted  praise as a laugh produces. Afc  the popular prices he charges no  one should fail to bave a look at  Tom on ihe stage.  Rob Harrow was seriou**ly injured at tbe Jewell mine Sunday  morning. He bad blown out a  stump with giaut Saturday afternoon, and Sunday morning wa**  picking round the roots when an  explosion occurred icsultiiig in  serious injury to one of his eyes.  He is being treated al tbe hospital,  and it is hoped ihat lie will not  lose the sight of the eye.  Mis M. K. ICcith, of W*"--tuiiii-  sler. Giand Pic-i'denl. of the Re-  bekahs, visited   Greenwood vester-  Gounty Court.  County court was neld iu the  court house, Greenwood, Tuesday  last before Ilis Honor Judge  Brown.  The following were naturalized  and can now demand sweet milk  on their mush : Swan Anderson,  James Poggi, Esbjorn Erickson  Brage. Mike Trache, Oscar Wil-  iielm Dahlsfcrom, Ole Nordin, Lars  L. Grebstad, Edward Olson, John  A. Olson. Following is the docket:  Hanson vs. Smith���������Set for 10th  February. A. S. Black for plaintiff, I. H. Hallett for defendant.  Munro vs. Gannce���������Withdrawn.  C. J. Leggatt "for plaintiff," I'll.  Hallett for defendant.  Smith vs. Rolls���������Judgment for  plaintiff in $054.Di and costs. C.  J. Leggatt for plaintiff, J. P. Mc-  Leod for defendant.  Calgary  Brewing Co.   vs.   Mas-  lonka���������Day  to   he   fixed.    C.   J  Leggatt  for plaintiffs,   J.   V. Mc-  I.*H*-d foude fend ant.  Robison vs.  CiTrrJer-���������This was a  jury   trial.    Robinson   put in ~\ct"  for the Windsor hotel   while under  the management  of E. J. Cartier.  On July 10th, 190S, Robinson sued  Cart ior   for   ice. supplied   to  the  Windsor hotel, and  on tho 13th of  July   judgment   was   signed   and  execution issued on   the  afternoon  of  the same day  for   $120,   and  about 110 tons of ice  were  seized  by the sheriff.    McClung & Good  eve,   who  bad  purchased  the  ie*  from James McCreath, claimed tin-  ice as against tbe sheriff, and interpleaded,  the-trial   taking place  before his honor and a jury of five.  The 011I3" question  beforo  the jury  to decide was  whether  McCreath  had purchased the ice from Cartici-  before the sheriff  took   possession.  Four of the jury found that he h;ul  and   throe   hours after  the   trial  their   verdict  was  taken   and   became I ho judgment of  tho eon it  J. D.   Sponco  for   Robison,  J.   P.  Mcl.eod for MoCInng  & Goodeve.  Smith   it   McEwcn vs. Culver-  , Judgment   for   plaintiffs.      J.   P.  1 McLiod for plaintiff-.  ���������    S.vu-1'  it   John.-   vs. .Maoaulay ���������  iS-ftiod.    J. P. MoLcod   for plaiu-  ' tiffs. J. \)  Speuco for defendant.  The eight furnaces of the Granby  --meller will  all   be -enlarged next  June     Then  the. smelter  will  be  able,  to   handle 4,000   tons of ore  daily.    It  is  not  likely  (hat  the.  smeller at  Grcnwoo'l   will b-j enlarged until a greater supply of ore  can   bis   obtained. ,   The.  'Mother  Lode   app-iretit.ly   cannoi    supply-  ouougb  of ore   to  keep  three big  furnaces alive, and redhot. /������.  In Vernon la*-), week James Val-  lai'ce was ogam elected president  of the Okanagan board of trade.  Tin* L-'-n-d's Diy Aefe will be ei -  forced in the Yukon, and th** pec-  pie punished who  violate it.       ^_  Pete .McVeigh and Jim Poupore '  are. doing  some   railroad   work at  'Paft, M mtaun.  Jim Bui rows knocked out Walter John-oii in a boxing contest at  CoK-iiu*.!!. Jim may some dav be  -trong enough to knoek out,"the  little bill ho owes at this ofllce.  Some low-down cheap thief broke  into the cabin of Johnnie Behind  the Deuce at Feruie and stole his  blankets. The Free Press says  that the thief overlooked tho cluster of diamonds that Johnnie had  secreted in the piauo.  This year tbirfc}- miles of the  Kootenay Central railroad will be ~  built. This road will leave tbe  Crowa' Nest line at Galloway,  running through Fort Steele, Wasa  aud onward to Golden. Contracts'"'  for  tbe work -v>;ilJ be let this week.  In his annual report-the city en- '  gineer of  Fernie says  that one of  the few buildings that  escaped the   -  great fiie last August was'the sep;  fcic tank.  C.   0-2 Demarez  of  Fernie  has  placed a model of  his propeller be-  ���������  fore the British Admiralty and aspects great results.  M. Marks is taking'eight'tons ~of"*���������*.-  of machinery over the snow from  Babine to the placer ground upon  thc f nginccu. The pack train consists of ten toboggans hauled by  ���������30  dogs in charge of eight drivers.  Ex-Governor Dewdney, who bas  lived fifty years in B. C.. has gone  to England for the purpose of enlisting the aid of capit.il for several  western enterprises that be is interested in.  The surplus of the relief money  in Fernie will not be used to build  a monument to tbe memory of Bill  Tultle.  ..*.-*^:'-<W.  ���������fy^t^-i^^KKitl  To in   Marsh,    the  prospector,   died    in  heart, failure.  well-known  Nome   fiom  , ��������� . , , Walker v-.   Cr.-iuiK-o���������Judgment  day. Mrs. kouh was u.e.r at the, ,,���������. J)j.lilltin*. <;. j, Legg-itt for  train bv Mrs. Dividson. V (J. and j s,,.,,-,,,,^ j ||, Ih^a for defeud-  Miss Jessie Murray, V. G,, of I lie I  local lodge. A high tea was i-jven j  in her honor ni the lesidr-nco of i  Mrs. W. B. Fleming. In the even-1  ing an ollioial visit, wa*. paid to Ih,  The fir.-t shipment of Alberta  wheat lo be exported from Vancouver arrived in that city last  Saturday. It com-i.-ts of 42,000  bushels to be sent to Mexico.  Edward J. Trouson is dead. He  bad lived forty years in the Okanagan.  U. Morrison, city clerk of ICe-  lewna, died last week.  In Iwsslaud last year there were  .'Hi de.ilhn.  Geo. MeL. Hi own lias been appointed European (radio manager  for the O. P. R ,  i live iu London.  j tho bigge-fc  men  > .-ervice.  local lodgo, and tbe w(;i-k exempli-  g<;d in a very satisfactory lii-iutier  by the degree team, after which  Mrs. Keith gave a short, addre.-s on  Odd Fellowship.  Tom Anaconda, one of this leaders of Chinese society in the city,  called nt The hedgo oilice Thursday und invited Ui*' stuff to n ������������������tnl-  fesl" that evening. Tt is to be-  grettod that.previous engagements  prc'ventnd 'tho .staff from enjoying  Toin's hospitality.? Being Cliinpse  New Year, Tom was feeling well  and unusually voluble; that day.  He volunteied the information that  his mother's grandfather was Irish  and .therefore ho was entitled to bir  ;uid  has gone lo  (Juorgo   i.s one of  "*l*   jthe bigge-fc  men   in  tho  C. P. II.  Fish and Mush.  I'bo annual   curling  match   be-j     Ros-laiul inised S-I.lt to help the  ween   the   Fish   Eatois and Mush ! e<irthqiiake sufferers in Italy.  F,it"is took place Satin day evening and wa--< an easy victory for thc  repriveiit.itivi'H of the Maritime  provinces, tlie Ontario players loi  the fir.-~.fj time suffering defeat. Following is tho score, sixteen ends  b'-ing played :  Sinners  M( Don.dd,  D.iu  .M-Cieiilh  llallclf, K  Keilp.-illi  Siiiuiioii-i  Dill, ~l,ip   ...10  iMrDiiiinld,  H.-illett, A.  ski p.. 10  Mi-iJiiH-lit-iin  1).     '  Jo'llllSOII  ...Taylor  l-'dir ���������  Kctvliuni  Iiisliup, ski|i..  .. 13  l-'rltli, skip  .........1.8  %\.  l.!7  addressed as "the" MaeSwat. He  was born in Australia,- mlur-ii-iie-'l  in Canton, and "learned to. lie in  British Coluinbiii. Ilis IJ. ���������.(,'. eilu*  cation has been niont; thorough.  Tom in not a Tong man, but-that  dues not. prevent him from adhering to any valuables,; that iriay'be  lying ''around loose. '.-During'ft call  of 20 minutes he went' through si:*:  empty  T it  B   tobacco pouches,  Standing Committees.  :   The following are  the  standing  eoniuiittees of tliu  city  council for  the year  100!)  I'iinii.ci.'���������(Julloy, Wilson, Moyor  . Hi reel.*. -Wilt on,".Johnurn,Gulley.  ''.Water���������Johnson, Meyer, Dixon.  Fii-e.. ami Light���������Me,) cr,, Buck-  lcijfi, Dixon.  ... Cemetery    find   Pound���������Dixon,  Gulley,'' BiicklcHH.  Wlddowflon, Aasayor, Nelson, D. C.  The Lo Jiui iu Holland during  tin* lo uiontb*. preceding this year  mined 100,4 14 tons of ore at a i-ost  of SI I 71 per ton.  Bob Slev"usou is circulating a  petition lor tlio building of a wagon  road from Hope to Otter Flat, a  distance 'of ."*4 miles. The road  would be a great benelit.to tho  mining industry.  E. Mobbs, (lie well known mining man of Poplar Creek, is spending tlio winter in Lynn, Mass.  A round Cliesaw the Great Northern is 'paying- IS and ���������'!") cents for  railroad ties.  Sol Cameron and his partners  have the ��������� contract, for planking  streets and makiini f-ido.vulk.-i in  I'riucc Rupert. Tho I'Vpnuditiire  will amount to about S-'()0,OUOt  The Porto Rico Lumber Co. at  Muyie has six miilion feet, of logs  cut anil on,the skid:-.  'riu; W'iulor c!iiiii-/ii.l will b-i hold  in Kossland from  February 2 to 0.  ^^^^HiK������^^? :->  "^j������l-^-Ji.^*MJj.va '&ym^*wiB*"������s?a^ratw-sM  THE    LEDCtfE,    GREENWOOD,    BRITISH    COLUMBIA.  THE LIMEKILN CLUB  Brother  Gardner  Makes  Some  Remarks on the Rabbit Foot.  THE   FIRST   COLORED   MAN.  He Was a Mistah Ham and, According  to the President, Has Brought Luck  to All Those Who Have Followed  His Footsteps.  [Copyright, lOOS, by T. C. McClure.]  As the president of the Limekiln club  rose up to speak ho placed a rabbit's  foot on liis left and another on lite  right, and after seriously regarding  them for a moment lie said:  "My frens, I reckon dat you nil  know chit do first ciill'd man bo'n iuto  ���������lis yore world was a Mistali Ham.  What his front name was nobody  seems to know. Mistah Hani has de  lionoli of boin' de first man, black or  white, to dlsklber dat de rabbit's foot  "de got me to hcntin' through 01UVE-  Y.AHDS AT MIDNIGHT."  brought luck, and since dat time ebcry  eull'd man has follered in bis footsteps.  "It bas come to my knowledge dat  Give-ulam Jones sleeps wid a rabbit's  foot under bis pillar at night.  "Dat Elder Penstock bas carried one  in his contrail pocket for de last forty-  four years. (  "Dat Waydowu Bebee wears one tied  to liis left leg to keep de rheumaticks  away.  "Dat Samuel Shin believes he would  have been murdered by a ghost if he  hadn't produced his rabbit's foot jest  in de nick of time.  "Dat Kurnei White jilted de woman  he was gwine to marry last mouth  kaso de rabbit's foot curled up a little.  "Dat Jedge Kabifl! keeps burglars  nwny from his cabin by hangiu' a  foot on de doali. ^  ��������� "1 bas beard all dis and a^Ueap mo',  and de time bas come to tell you dat  you am innkiu' fools of yourselves.  De man who kin show me dat dar' am  mo' luck in a rabbit's foot dan in a  raw tnter or turnip kin make ?100  right away. Iu do first place, de rabbit  Is a fool animal. Ho can't light, he  can't roar, he can't crawl, ancl he don't  know 'miff to run straight. He jest  goes fooliu' around on airtli till somebody knocks him out and eats him up. J  He's skeered from de day he is bo'n to  _ fle hour of his death. Suuthin or somebody is alius avtei* him, and he never  lias any luck 'tall.  "In do second place, luck hain't  comiu* to nobody through any fool  thing. You lias got to git up mighty  airly in de mawnin' and bunt all day  for luck. She'll come to you jest as  quick if you are carryin' a hoad of  cabbage under your arm as she willvif  you have a rabbit's foot tied to your  neck.  Mistah Hani's Idea.  "Mistah"Ham got dc idea dat dar  was lucli In a rabbit's foot. When nnd  whar did it bring bim luck? 'Cordlif  to all de accounts I have read of hi in,  he had a hard time of it in dis world,  and lie didn't have much of a funeral  purcession when he finally passed  away. IIow does it come, den, dat so  many of you are follerin' Mistah  Ham?  "Dar was a time in my life when I  was a fool believer in de rabbit's foot.  I was young, ancl it was an old nigger  man dat told me about it. He got me  to Inmtin' through graveyards at midnight in de second quarter of de moon  to kill a rabbit. Lnwd love ye, I was  skeered to death for six months. Den  I finally killed a rabbit and got both  front paws. Den dat old nigger man  told me 1 was heeled for anything dat  come along, and I was fool 'nuff to  believe It and bring down conso-  queuces on m.v head.  "I tackled a big eull'd feller dat was  arter my gal, and he wolloped me so  dat I didn't git out of dc house for two  weeks.  "I craved for pork and got arter n  hnwg belongin' to a white man.  I hail  both close feet wid me, nnd I orter got  dat pork und got away wid it, but dar  was a slip up.  Dat white man got me  - Instead, and I wont to jail for a month  "I was courlln' a powerful fine eull'd  gal.   Dem rabbit's feet orter brought  me luck.   Did dey?  Not much.   When  I axed dat gal for her heart and hand  she'throwed me down for a cross eyed  ,-��������� nigger dat didn't know n possum from  n persimmon.    '  "I worked till I hnd ?30 In my pocket, and den , I started out to buy a  mewl. Dem rabbit's feet was wid me.  I found ������ mewl and plunked down de  money and led him home. Jest ns I  trot home 1 turned around and dis  (elbered dnt I hrid been lenclln' a cold  corpse for do last half mile. Dnt mewl  had had a fit and expired.  "On.mi occashuu I bunkered arter  some green co'n and sot out In do  night to visit a field. I figgered dat  dem two feet was good for fo' dozen  ears, But what happened? Why, do  while man was oil de wntcli and filled  me ho full of bird shot dat I couldn't  jump over a tow string for cle next  mon th.  Kissed Rabbit's Feet,  "1 lindonc mo' case bofo' I quit.   I  found $20 in do road and no one In  eight.   Dat waa my money for shore.  I needed It.   I took out dem rabbit's  feet and kissed 'em in gratitude, and I  was still klssln" when a robber jumped  out and not only took de money, but  left me wid a headache dat continued  for two straight years.  "Dar am jest ou single oc*c*i3hun  when a rabbit's foot may possibly  bring luck. Dat aTn arter you has  stood In front of a grocery for about  two ihours lookin' at a great big heap  of watermillyons.  "Your eyes has bulged out.  "Yo-ir in oil f has watered. .��������� -  "You has felt your heels lift up.  "In Imagination you havo devoured  fo' of do biggest and de ripest and de  sweetest���������cbery one of 'era wid a core  *������ red as do heart of an ox.'  "You has gone frew nil dis and den  had to back away bekase you hadn't a  cent in your pocket and knew dat de  grocer wouldn't trust. You has gone  homo feelin' cle Iron in your soul, but  to suddenly remember of a melon patch  about a mllo away. You havo a rabbit's foot. You know dat it won't be a  moonlight night. You dimly remember  of hoarin' dat do owner of de patch am  away on his vacation.  "When de chill'cn have gone to roost  you wink at de old woman.  "Not a word am spoken, but she  knows what dat wink spoils.  "She goes out In de wood shod and  brings you in an old coffee sack arid  pats you on do shoulder and gives you  into do kecpin' of Providence.  "You sot out. You saunter along  kcorlcssly. You whistle and you slug.  If you meet a policeman he takes you  for a happy darky gwlne to coto your  gal.  "You reach dat field. You walk along  dc fence. You talk to your rabbit's  foot, and bimeby you find a hole to  creep through. De millyons am dar.  You kin smell 'em. Dey hnve been  waitin' for thee. Dey am so anxious  to bo picked and eaten dat dey almost  come rollin' at you.  "And now, wid dat rabbit's foot In  your tooth and your heart tunkin', you  sarch around for de biggest and de  best, an old red one, and a few seconds later it am in do sack, and you  feel like shoutin' out glory.  "Den comes do crisis. I hnve known  dat rabbit's foot to help a man git  back home wid de millyon and have  de feast of his life, nnd I have known  it to give him dead nway to a white  man, a bulldog and a shotgun. Can't  nobbor tell whnt it will do. nnd I  reckon de safest way am to look  around instead for n ham dnt a butcher may have left hangin' outdoahs when  ho closed bis shop for de night.  "I hain't gwine to say dnt no member of dis Limekiln club must believe  in dc luck of a rabbit's foot, but I am  tellin' you dnt when you am holdin' a  pair of aces nnd de odder man has  throes all de rabbits' feet in de huh  world hain't gwlne to lot you rake iu  dat pot to buy a sealskin cap wid."  M. QUAD..  THE  BEADS.  As Mame approached young womanhood  She   balked   at-scrubbing  floors   and  atalrs.  The gossips of tbe block averred  That she was getting uppish airs.  She blossomed' out one Sunday morn,  A thing of feathers, bows and fuss,  While In her ears' the neighbors saw-  Two pearl drop jewels hanging thua:  She soon became tho reigning belle  Of all tho district thereabout.  Her dresses at the barkecps' ball  Put nil the other girls to rout.  Her father���������but we'll let that wait  Until with his expense we reck.  The neighbors gazed In great surprise  At beads like these about her neck:  ������������oooooooooooooooo  A grand display of wealth she mado,  Like women of a higher plane  Who goad the men folks on to toll  And  glitter   with   their   hard   earned  gain.  Maine's father labored with a hod.  The   beads   that   framed   the   showy  miss  Cost dally beads upon his brow  That stood out as he slaved like this:  oooooooooooooo  oooooooooooooooo  oooooooooooooo  0000000000  ���������Charles R. Barnes In Puck.  RHEUMATISM  IN THE BLOOD  Leather  Hinges.  In the town of Ballinagh lived a  butcher who wns famed for selling  tough meat. A countryman went in  one day to purchase some.  "Well, my good man," nsked the  butcher, "Is it for frying or boiling you  want it?"  '���������  "Neither," replied John. "It's to  make hinges for the stable'door."���������Tit-  Bits.  A  Mean Joke. _ ..���������-������������������"  Tho Artist���������That-poct played a mean  joke on mc 'yesterday, no said he had  sold a poem and if I would walk up to  his "don" he would open a small bottle.  The Actor���������And did he keep his  word?  Tho Artist��������� Yos. I climbed up five  stories to his "den," and he opened a  small bottle of ink.���������Pittsburg Post.  Liniments and Rubbing Will Not  Cure It���������Tlie Disease Must be  Treated Through the Blood.  The trouble with men and women  who have rheumatism is thnt they  waste valuable time in trying to rub  the complaint away. If they 'rub  hard enough the friction causes  warmth in the affected part, which  temporarily relieves the pain, but in  a short time the aches and pains are  as bad ns ever. All the rubbing, and  all the liniments nnd outward applications in the world won't euro rheumatism, because it is rooted in the  blood. Rubbing won't remove the poisonous ncitl in the blood that 'causes  the pain. Rut Dr. Williams' Pink  Pills will, because they are a blood  medicines acting on the blood. Thnt  is why the aches and pains and stiff  swollen joints of rheumatism disappear when these pilb arc used. That's"  why sensible people waste no time in  rubbing but take Dr. Williams' Pink  Pills when the first twinges of rheumatism come on, nnd these speedily  drive the trouble out of their system.  Mr. John Evans, 12 Kempt Road, Halifax, N. S., says:���������"About throe years  ago I hnd nn attack of rheumatism  wliich settled in my right leg and  ankle, which became very much swollen and was exceedingly painful. I  wasted n good deal of- time trying to  got rid of the trouble by rubbing with  liniments, but it did not do mc a  bit of good. My daughter was using  Dr. Williams' Pink Pills at the time  and finally persuaded ine to try  thorn. Inside- of a week the pills began to help me, and after taking  them a few weeks longer the trouble  had completely disappeared and has  not bothered me since. My daughter  was also taking the pills at the time  for weakness ancl anaemia, was also cured by them, and I am now a  firm friend of this medicine."  Most of the troubles that afflict  mankind are clue to poor, watery  blood. Dr. Williams' Pink Pills actually make new red blood. That is  why they euro anaemia with its  headaches and backaches, and dizziness and fainting spells; the pangs of  rheumatism, and the sharp stabbing  pains of neuralgia; also indigestion,  St. Vitus dance, paralysis and the  ailments of young girls ancl women  of mature age. Good blood is the  secret. of health and the secret of  good blood is Dr. Williams' Pink  Pills. Sold by medicine dealers or  by mail at 50 "cents a box from The  Dr. Williams' Medicine Co., Brock-  ville, Ont.  ON  A  PARTY  LINE  Gossip   of   the.  Neighborhood   at   the  Disposal of All.  - "Oh, Sam,' Johnny Smith Is threatened with the measles, aud the Joneses'  cook Is leaving because Mr. Jones  doesn't give her enough to eat, and  lOmily Brown Is engaged -to young  Wheeler, although she has denied It up  nnd dowu."  Johnson paused In the act of removing his mackintosh, with one arm in  and one out. lie held his dripping umbrella oyer the new hall rug, whence  it poured rivulets unheeded.  "What in the name of"���������  "And," continued Mrs. Johnson  breathlessly, "the Hitchcocks have  mortgaged - their house���������I knew they  couldn't afford the automobile���������and  .Mr. Perkins is going to sue the Whites  for building their bay window out over  his property."  "You don't mean- to say you have  been out in this weather gathering.all  that gossip!" exclaimed Johnson as-ho  divested himself of his mud laden  overshoes.  "No."  "Has any one called?"  Mrs. Johnson shook her hend, and  tho stream of neighborhood happenings "wliich suburbanites love to discuss In the bosoms of their families  continued to pour forth from her eager  lips. But still sho did not reveal the  source of her Information, arid the  news kept leaking out at-intervals'  throughout dinner.  "I know," snkl Johnson nt last. "You  hnve hnd that by the day seamstress."  "No,.but the man came today nnd installed the telephone."  "Well, but"-  "And it's a party wire," you know, so  nil I hnve to do when I'm lonely is to  go and pick up the receiver. I can  always hear somebody or other unbosoming herself to her most particular friend at some telephone that's on  the line, you know."���������New York Press.  STRIKES IN BRITAIN.  "Well, Garge, what did -the pig  fetch?"  ���������^Not-near so much as I expected. I  never thought It would."���������Tatier.  "Looky  Here,  Sir!"  In car: "Looky here, sir; I got up to  give my seat to that lady."  Second Mnn (sitting down)���������That's  all right, old fellow. She's my wife-  New York Life.  Willing to Oblige.  The Vehicle of Uncertainty.  "Whore shall we go for our wedding  iourney. dearest?"  He hesitated.  "Let's leave it to fate, darling."  "Good," she cried. "We'll start without knowing where we are going to  stop.  So thoy went in a balloon.���������Cleveland Plain Dealer.  Maude���������Haven't you finished that  novel yet, dear?  Clara���������No ; but I've reached the  most interesting part.  Maude���������Indeed!  Clara���������Yes; the heroine is about to  elope with one man because she if  ir. love with another.���������Chicago News.  The  Difference.  "Well," said tho optimistic boarder,  "there's one thing about our boarding  house���������you can eat as much as you like  there."  "Of course, same as ours," replied  the ni's������iini������tic out;. "You can oat as  much ns you like, but there's never  anything you could, possibly like."���������  Philadelphia Press.  "Willie, if you'll stop blowing that  Infernal born I'll get you any other toy  you want."  "All right, dad. I wants a bass  drum."���������Now York W7orld.  Those at Least.  "I gossip very little," remarked Mr.  Speederino.  "Indeed?"  "Yes. I believe thnt motorists should  be particularly careful not to run down  their friends aud neighbors."���������Kansas  City Times.  Always Capsizing.  Itodrick���������Jibh's yacht capsized again.  Why. it must be topbeavy. What's it  called?  Van Albert-Cupid.  Rodrick-Cupid. eh? Well, he ought  to call it Lovers' Quarrel.  Van Albert-Why so?  Rodrick���������Rccnu.se it soon blows over.  ���������Town Topics.  A cough is oEtenv the forerunner of  serious pulmonary afflictions, yet  there is a simple cure within the reach  of all in Bickle's Anti-Consumptive  Syrup, an old-time and widely recognized remedy, which, if resorted to  at the inception of a cold, will invariably give relief, and by overcoming  the trouble, guard the system from  any serious consequences. Price 25  cents, at all dealers.   .   .  Untaken and Not Paid For.  Andy' McTnvish was "no feelin' .iuist  weel," so he went to the doctor nnd  3tated his complaints.  "What do you drink?" demanded the  medico.  "Whusky."  "How much?"  "Maybe a bottle a day."  "Do you smoke?".  "Yes."  "How much?"  "Two ounces a day."  "Well, you give up whisky and tobacco altogether."  Andy took up his cap and in three  steps reached the door.  "Andy," called tho doctor, "you havo  not paid for my advice."  "Ah'm no' takiu' it," snapped Andy  ns ho shut tho door behind bim.���������Calgary (Canada) Herald.  Shorter Than   Usual .Last  Year 'and  Involving Fewer Men.  An  interesting   report-   on   strikes  and lockouts in thc United Kingdom  in- 1907, compiled by Mr.  A. Wilson"  Fox, is published by the Labor Department of the Board of Trade.  The number of workpeople involved  directly or indirectly jn stoppages ol  work owing to strikes and lockouts  which begun in 1907 was, the report  says, comparatively small (147,498),  and the aggregate duration of all the  disputes in progress during the year  (2,102,000 working days), was below'  that of any year for which'the de-'  partment has_records except 1904. - >  ��������� The strikes' ancl lockouts . of. 1907  caused-a loss .of working time amount-'  ing to less than a quarter 'of a day  per head of thc whole industrial population of the United Kingdom, exclusive of seamen and agricultural  laborers, who are not included in the  records of disputes ��������� kept by the department. Nearly three-quarters of  tho time lost in 1907 was clue to disputes in the textile, coal mining, and  engineering Snd shipbuilding industries.     -   ���������  As usual, questions of wages were'  the most frequent causes of disputes. '  As compared with the previous year,  however, there was a decline in the  proportion of workpeople who struck  work to obtain nh increase in wages.  The results of the disputes were in  favor of the workpeople so far, as  concerned 32.G per cent, of the number directly involved, -in favor of the  employers so far as concerned'27 per  cent., while in thc case of 40.1 per  cent, the result was a compromise.  Three-fifths of the disputes directly  involving 74,000 workpeople, or nearly  three-quarters of nil those directly  involved in the disputes' of the year,  were settled by the parties themselves  or their representatives, and 45 disputes, directly involving 13,296 workpeople, wore settled by conciliation or  arbitration."  - The various voluntary boards of  conciliation and arbitration are known  to havp. considered 1,545 cases in the  course of the year, and to have settled G63 of them. These boards are  mainly concerned-with the prevention  of disputes rather than with their settlement, and in only seven, of the  cases which came before them did disputes reach the. point at which a stoppage of work resulted.-,  You Can Test  the;JCidneys ���������  READ  HOW TO TEST.THEM  AND  IF DISEASED, HOW TO CURE-  .    THEM WITH.    .  Kidney-  "And you will not be downcast in  case of defeat?"  "Certainly not. A man can keep  before tho public as a candidate even  more effectually than as an official."'  ���������Washington Star.  Repeat it:���������"Shiloh's Cure will  always cure my coughs and colds."  Knicker���������The' fashionable woman's  figure "15'likc-a-8lntr:         " "  Docker���������While the mattress, bolster  and pillows are worn on the head.���������  New York Sun.  For Sprains and Bruises.���������There is  nothing better, for-sprains and contusions than Dr. Thomas' Eclectric  Oil. It will reduce the swelling that  follows a sprain, will cool the inflamed flesh and draw the pain as if by  magic. It will take the ache out of a  bruise, ancl prevent the flesh .from discoloring. It senilis as if there was magic in it, so. speedily does the injury  disappear under treatment.  The Weight and the Day.  "It's silly for any one to suspect me  'of client ing." said the tricky coal man.  "My weight is honest as the clay."   ,  "H'm!" remarked the housekeeper.  "The dnys nre getting shorter nnd  shorter ns the cold weather approaches."���������Cn*holie Stnndnrd and Times.  The Real Expert.  "Do you think that alienist really  knows anything about Insanity?"  "Yos. Almost as much as the lawyer who is cross examining him."���������  Houston Post.  Startling.  Mrs. Bullion���������I wish I knew something to do that would provide mo with  in absolutely now sensation.  Mr. Bullion���������Go out nnd pay cash  tor something.���������New York Life.  Sticks to His Word.  "He is a man who sticks to every  word he says."  "Is that so?"  "Yes;   he  stutters   so."*  Lost His Title.  Simklns��������� You say that little man  wns formerly the lightweight champion?  Timkins���������Yes.  Slmkins���������now did he lose the title?  Timkins-Oh, he didn't lose It. He  merely sold his grocery and retired.���������  Detroit Tribune.  The delicious flavor and aroma of  "Salada" Tea" is preserved by the use  of sealed lead packets. It is never  exposed to the sun, dust, dirt, air,  the surrounding odors and contaminating influences of other goods as  bulk or loose teas are. A teapot test  will show the difference. 81  Bronson���������I understand he painted  cobwebs on the ceiling so perfectly  that the maid wore herself out trying  to sweep them down.  Johnson���������There may have been  such an artist, but there never was  such a housemaid.���������Punch.  "But she sings more than she plays.  Why do you speak of her music as 'instrumental?' "  "Weil, it's instrumental in making  the neighbors move out." ��������� Philadelphia Press.  Applying the Final Test.  "Doctor," asked the patient, whoso  eyes had been undergoing treatment  for a period of six months or more, "do  you think they're all right-now?"  "Yes." raid the oculist. "I think I  can assure you, Mr. PlnchnicUel, that  your eyes are cured. But there is one  more test I should like to apply. See  If you can read that at a_distanee of  twelve or fourteen inches without  blinking."  Whereupon he laid his bill before  him.���������Chicago Tribune,  Some Names.  "Alligator" is merely another form  of the Spanish "ol lngarto." the lizard. Shakespeare classed the alligator as a fish, to judge from Romeo's  description of the contents of the  apothecary's shop, "An alligator  stuff'd and other skins of ill shaped  fishes," somewhat like "alligator,"  the lizard, the "hyena," which merely means sow, and "ostrich," whicn  comes from the Latin word for bird  and a Greek word that means either  a sparrow or an ostrich," as the case  might be���������any bird in fact. The  ostrich is just the "bird bird," according to etymology.  ,.- Let urine stand . for . twenty-four  hours'-and if at" the end of that" time  there are deposits of a brick dust  variety, qr if- the water becomes-  smoky' or' cloudy, you may, be sure  the kidneys are deranged.  Another .very marked symptom of  kidney disease is a pain in the small  of the .back.  The letter quoted below tells- how  those  symptoms were  overcome -and  kidney  disease  cured  by  Dr. .A.  W. .  Chase's Kidney-Liver Pills.    Because  of their direct and combined action   ���������  on both, liver and ".bowels these pills \  cure the most corfiplicated cases."'  Mr. F. X. lioissel, Ste.- Agathe de  ���������Lotbiniere, Que., writes: "I wish to  tell you of tho splendid effects of Dr.  Chase's Kidney-Liver Pills.-, - When .  working in the pulpwood shanty last  winter, one of my boys wns seized  with kidney nnd liver disorders. He  lost his appetite, and. what he did eat  was not properly digested. His urine  .was very scant, highly colored, and  contained deposits, and -he suffered  with pains in his'back, side and legs.  "Before he had finished usine the  first box of Dr. Chase's Kidney-Liver  Pills these organs'were restored to  their normal condition,. and he was  entirely freed 'from pain and suffering. With further use of these pills  my son was completely cured, and we  do not lose an opportunity of recom-  mendinc them."  Dr. Chase's Kidney-Liver Pills have  the largest sale of any' kidney-liver  pill on the market. That's a recommendation in itself.- One pill a dose;  25 cents a box, at all dealers or Ed-  manson, Bates & Co.,. Toronto.  mm������������������   ' '       ' "mmmmmm~m���������\  ���������  ' The Chicago. Instinct.-  Chicago High school    boys   -whose .  fraternities   wore  broken  up  by   the  authorities after a long    and    bitter  struggle have hit upon a scheme" for  maintaining their organizations. Thoy  havo  formed from  among  the  mem--**  bers of the chapters under the   ban   '  "cooking clubs," which will continue  the  headquarters  of   thc    proscribed  Greek letter associations.    The' cooking clubs���������in    which,  so  far as  the  Chicago papers have learned to date,  no   culinary   antics .Jiave   been   per-   ���������  formed���������are to  bo district    organizations, composed of boys from certain  sections of the city and not from some,  particular   school.    This scheme was  evolved to get around an anti-fraternity pledge required of the boys by the  Board of Education..  A   Simple   and   Cheap   Medicine.���������  A simple,  cheap and effective medicine is something to be desired. There ' .  is no medicine so effective a regulator  of   tho  digestive  system   as  Par- '  melee's   Vegetable  Pills       Tney  are  simple, they are cheap, they can be  got anywhere, and their beneficial ac-'  tion will prove their recommendation.'.  They  are  the  medicine   of  the  poor  man ancl  those  who  wish  to 'escape  doctors'  bills will do well in giving  them a trial..  He Guessed Right.  A crowd of small boys was gathered about the entrance of a circus tent  in one of the small cities in New-  Hampshire one day, trying to get a  glimpse of the interior. A man  standing near watched them for a  few moments; then, walking up to  the ticket taker, he said:  "'.'Let all these boys in and count  them  as  they  pass."  The man did as requested, and  when the last one had gone he turned and said, "Twenty-eight."  "Good!" said the man. "I guessed  just right," and walked off.  That Reminded Him.  "It Is said that plants have memo*  ries."  "I have heard that some professoi  has put forth suc-h a theory. In thla  respect plants nre unlike people who  borrow books."���������Houston Post  His Scheme.  "Gaddle certainly Is stuck on himself."  "Oh, I don't know. He's always running himself down."  "Of course. That's the only way he  can keep on talking about himself nnd  get people to listen to him."���������Minneapolis Journal.  Repeat  it: ���������"Shiloh's Cure will always  cure   my  coughs   and   colds."  "Charley,   denr,"   said   young  Mrs.  Torkins, "what is the trouble in the  Balkans about?"  "Do you really wan't to know?"  "No.   But I feel rather sleepy and  it is so soothing to hear you talk. ���������  Washington Star.  His Friend's Opinion.  "I have boon -married four times, and  yet I often fear that I do not understand women."  "The fact that you have been raar-  Minard's  Linimont  Cures Colds, &c.  A certain Congressman is thc father of a bright lad of ten who persists,  despite the parental objection nnd decree, in rending literature of the "half  dime" variety.  "That's n nice way to bo spending  your lime," said the father on one  occasion, "What's your ambition,  anyhow?"  "Dad,"   responded   the    youngster,  , , with a smile, "I'd like to have people  rled four times ought to remove from  tremble like   aspen    leaves   at   the  There's the Rub!  Mrs. Dorcas���������It will show that the  world has advanced when men In the  street cars give their seats to women.  Dorcas���������It looks to me, my denr, that  the real reform will come when the  companies give one a seat.���������New York  Life.  Needed No Hens For That.  At a country fete a conjurer was  performing the old trick of producing  eggs from a hat when he remarked  to a little boy:  "Your mother can't get eggs without hens, can she?"  "Of course sho can," replied the  lad.  "Why, how is that?" asked thc  conjurer.  "Why, she kecp3 ducks!" replied  the boy amid roars of laughter.  Borleigh���������Yes, Miss Doris, I suffah  dwe.idfully from  insomnia,  y'  know.  Miss Doris (suppressing a yawn)���������  Did you ever try talking to yourself,  Mr. Borleigh?���������Boston Transcript.  Minard's Liniment cures,garget in  cows.  And   In   the   Maantime���������  Irish   Army  Surgeon���������Two of your  wounds are fatal, but the third you  need have no fonr nboiit.    A month's  [;oud nursing will  cure it  .,    A Progressive Age.  "I'm   a   practical   and -experienced  widow,"   said  the  woman   in "black,  "and I want to look at some coffins  without any foolishness."  Thc undertaker looked up, with the  unhappy smile of his craft  "Wo have them all styles and prices,"  he replied softly and hopefully.  ... "And   how  about   trading   stamps?  .Give 'em, I suppose?"  "No-o," admitted the proprietor, almost losing his professional poise. "The  truth is that at these solemn momenta  our customers do not, as a rule, Indicate any desire for stamps."  "I guess I know a solemn moment all  -.right," rejoined the widow./'But there's  no use in making It solemner. I've just  lost my third and don't intend to lose  a chance at a euckoo clock into tho  bargain." v  . She was gone. The undertaker realized that in the race for business he  was-belng left behind.���������Judge.  Well Developed at That.  "A football player can't be any good  If he has a yellow streak," remarked  the soph.  "Yet a football rooter Is no good unless he has a 'yeller' streak," replied  the Junior.���������Kansas City Times.  your .mind all doubts concerning the  inatter."-Chlcngo Record-Herald  .Wisdom of tho Highway.  The Reason.  Mr. Prairie Dog-You look, pretty  cross this morning.  Rattler���������Humph! Had to keep ray  rattle going all night to keep the baby  aulet���������Bohemian Magazine.  I  "Goodness, sonny! Arc you In palnT*  "Naw. The pain's In me���������boohool"-*  Kew York Wcrld.  Recognizing His Limitations.  Cholly-Lct me sec���������what's that quotation about n nod being as good as a  wink unci so forth? Freddy���������Why���������er  ���������I can't think��������� Cholly���������Oh, I know  thnt I'm asking you to try to remember,  Too Inquisitive.  Magistrate-Why did you strike the  telegraph operator? Prisoner���������it wuz  like this, yer honor. I give bim a message to send to me gal, an' tho feller  started to read it. Then I swiped him.  f ���������London Telegraph.  mere mention of my name."*��������� Lippin-  cotl's.  ���������;>-.v.Vi"v/*,y-*^iA"-.--^-,>.y:.vr,'::''*---. ���������������������������-,!.������,>'���������'rvrX-n  Quite So.  "The man who tolls will not suffer  from loneliness."  "True. There are always plenty of  people willing to stand around anil  supervise."���������Washington Herald.  Campaign Expenses.  Successful   Candidate���������Well,   Jerry,  what did you spend during tbe campaign?    '.',;'��������� ' ,  "  '-     '  Jerry���������I'll leave that to yer own judgment, yer honor.���������New York Life.  Your Address, Madam, Please?  He���������Has your fortune ever been told?  She���������No, but I dare say papa will tell  you*"lf you really havo serious Intentions.���������Boston Transcrlot  JWE  **<td  P  &&&'  _t_L  Whefher yon consider  Dependable Qnalily, Ease and Comfort,  Dressy Appearance, or Reasonable  Price, Elmira Felt Shoes and Slippers  meet each and every requirement.  Insist on the dealer showing yoa the "Elmira"  Trademark when purchasing felt footwear.  Sold by Dialers Throughout the West.        &  The Excitement.  "How fust do you usually travel?"  "I don't pay much attention to thnt,"  answered tho motorist. "I got most  of my excitement In watching the rapidity "with which pedestrians movd  out of my way."  W.   N.   U.   No.   716.  V Feminine Nerves.  There nre nervous women, there nre  liyperncrvoiis women. But women so  nervous that the continual rustle of a  silk skirt mnkes them nervous���������no,  thoro nre no women no nervous as that.  -Wellington Frco Luiic-o.  ALWAYS,.  EVERYWHERE    IN    CANADA,  ASK   FOR  :.Y}  Eddy's Matches have hailed from Hull sinco-^fflloT���������nnd these'67  years of Constant Betterment havo resulted in Eddy's Matches  reaching  a   Height  of  Perfection attained by No Others.  Sold and  used  everywhere   In Canada.  jBwmma-mm -"',-.'    -rp"?; \"iuA-
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WAS VAN HORNE MEANT?
Only "those who suffer from
piles can know the agony, the
burning, throbbing, shooting,
stabbing pains which this ailment causes
and tlie way it wrecks the suflcrer's life!
Zam-Buk is blessed -by thousands
who used to f>uffertfrom,pile8, but whom
it has cured. One such grateful person
is Mrs. Elizabeth Taylor of Greenwood
Avenue, Toronto. Sho says-: "For
four long years I suffered aculoly from
bleeding piles. During that time Ispent
nn immense amount of money on
'remedies' and doctor's presciiptions
but I got no ease. Zam-Buk was dilier-
ent to everything oho I hud tried and
it cured mo. I am grateful for the cure,
and as I havo never luid piles oncosinco,"
I know the curo is permanont." ',
Anothor thankful woman is Mrs. A.
' E. Gardiner, of Catelina, Trinity Bay.
Sho saya:, "In my case Zam-Buk offeo-^
ted a wonderful curo. For 12 years I'
had been troubled with blind, bleeding
and protruding piles. I had been using
-\arious kinds of ointments, etc., but
never came across anything to do mo
good until I tried Zam-Buk which cured
niel That this may be the means of
holping some sufferers from piles lo try
Zam-Buk is the wish of one who lias
lound great relief."
Zam-Bnk Is a, ruroly herbal balm'and
'should be in every home I Cures cuts,
burns, Inuise?, eczema, ulccra, blood-
poisoning. Itch, co'd-soren, chapped hands
and all diseases and li juries of the skin,
etc. All druggists and stores atSOobox,
or from Zam-Buk Co., Toronto, for price
,-      Safe Enough.
Hicks���You were dreadfully indiscreet to mention that important deal
of ours to your wife.
Wicks���Oh, it's" all right. I didn't
tell her it was a secret.���Boston Transcript.
Holloway's Corn Cure takes the corn
out by tno roots. Try_.it and prove it.
"So you sold .that miserable    old
mule of yours I" /
"Yessir," replied Mr. Brastus Pink-
ley; "fbh real money."
"Doesn't it weigh -on    your    conscience?"        <"���
"Well, boss, I's done had dat nun.
c: my mind so long it's kind of a
relief to change off an' git 'im on my
conscience."���Washington Star.
There is more Catarrh in this section ol the country than all othei
diseases put together, and until the
last lew years was supposed to be
mcuiable. . -i-'or a great, many yearb
doctors pronounced it a local disease
and prescribed local remedies, and
by constantly failing to cure with local treatment, pronounced it incuia-
ble. -Science has proven catarrh to
be a constitutional disease and there-
foie lequnes constitutional treatment.
Hull's Catarrh Cure, manufactured by
b. J. Cheney & Co., Toledo, Ohio, ifa
the only constitutional cure on the
maiKet. it is taken internally iu
dudes tio.u 10 drops to n teaspoonful.
It acts directly on the blood and mucous surfaces of the system. They offer one hunuiecl dollars for any case
it fails to cure. Send for circulars and
testimonials.
Address: J?. J. Cheney & Co.,
Toledo, Ohio.
Sold   by   drugg'sts,  75c.
Take Hall's Family Mils   for con-
_di.ipat.iou.
ncident In Life of Railway Magnate
Paralleled   In  Barrie Play,
Did Mr. J. M. Barrie have in his
eye Sir William Van - Home, the
Canadian railway king, when he
made John Shand the railway porter
hero in What Every Woman Knows
break into the Wylies' Ijpuse to* study
tho books in their library?
The question is prompted by the
printing in the Canadian-Magazine of
an incident in the life of Sir William
which is an almost exact parallel of
John' Shand's housebreaking feat.
If Mr. Barrie had no knowledge of
Sir William's youthful escapade,. the
coincidence is wonderful, for both
men broke'into libraries to improve
their minds, both succeeded in after
life, and- both were connected with
railways. ��� ,
In order to place the coincidence
clearly before the reader, the deadly
parallel may be usefully employed.
To the left is an account' of John
i Shand's adventure as described .by a
dramatic critic, and to the.right is
the Canadian Magazine's account ofthe railway king's library breaking:
This is the incident of John Shand .-
Lacking money to buy the necessary books, and- knowing that these,
are lying idle in the Wylies' bookcase,
John Shand   formed   the_  desperate
scheme of housebreaking in order-tc
pursue his studies.^
I    "The picture presented by this (thc
\ first) act is   .   .   .   from first to last
' the- most   delicate,   humorous,   and
whimsical of Barrieisms.. . '.   .
"ft (the play) bocomcsv(as it proceeds) a little too far removed from
the realities and possibilities of life.
But 'fable' is not Mr. Barrie's strong
point."
Here is the story of Sir W. Van
Home:
"Of more interest" are the incidents
in the early career ^of this man of
exhaustless energy and indomitable
will.
"In his boyhood he broke into the
library of his. native town in Illinois
on a Sunday and copied a book he
wanted from cover to ever, illustrations and all.
"'I was not able to buy books in
those days,' he explained. 'I vas
employed as a messenger at $6, a
month, which I-took home intact to
my mother.'
"How picturesque is that incident
in the life of one who later became
unrivalled in the planning of railway
systems and the handling of millions."
LARGEST HOUSE IN ENGLAND.
If not, something must be
wrong, with its iood. If tlie
mother's milk doesn't nourish
it, she needs Scott's Emulsion.
It supplies the elements of fat-
required for the baby. If baby
is not nourished by its artificial
food, then it requires
Haifa teaspoonful three or
four times a day in its bottle
will have the desired effect. It
seems to have a magical effect
upon babies and children. A
fifty-cent bottle will prove tlie
truth vof our statements.
Send this advertisement, tozctlier with nam*
of paper in which It appears, your address and
four cents to cover postage, and wc will scad
you a "Complete Handy Atlas of tie World.'"
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126 Wellington Street W, TORONTO, OOT.
THE FIRE MONTH.
Why Not?
"This," said the teacher to her class
of small -arithmeticians, "Is a unit."
She held up a pencil. "Ttils book is a
unit, too." said she. "And these are
units.'' And she showed them a ruler,
a flower and an apple.
Then she peeled the apple and. holding up the peel, said, "Now, children,
what Is this?"
Silence.
"Come, you know what It is." she
urged.
Little Dill's hand went up slowly.
"Well, William." said the teaebnr.
"Pleathe. ma'am, the skin of a unit."
���Harper's Weekly.
��.The New Fashion.
"I met Jane's father last night."
"Well ?"
J "He wanted to know when you were
\       coming round to ask him for Jane."
"Oh, yes. Well, when you see bim
again tell him I'll drop in at his office
the first day I have a little extra.time."
���Minneapolis Journal.
October the Season  When  the Trees
Afford Fuel For the Flames.
October is the fire month in Northern Ontario.
From the branches' of deciduous
trees the leaves have fluttered to the
ground weeks ago. Even the evergreens have assumed a paler tint,
while the scroggy cedars clinging to
the crevices in the rocks are turning
brown in patches.   _
Thc dry marsh grass has bent and
broken at its lowest joints and fallen
on the' earth in thick undulating
masses. After a summer's parching
heat the moss on the rocks and on
the fallen tree trunks is crumbling
through lack of moisture.
The wild things of the woods walk
softly because the dry branches crack
like pistols and-the dry grass rustles
like tho waves churning on a gravelly
beach.
The hunters, are in the woods, and
though their hearing is dull, the ears
of the Indian guides are keen.
Soon the sportsman will drop a
lighted match or knock the ashes from
his pipe and go on his way. Or, instead of putting half a dozen pails of
water on the embers of his camp fire,
he will put only two, and one little
coal will escape the deluge.
Two hours after he leaves, if he
looks back, he may notice a" thin pale
column of smoke "rising like a silver
thread. If he were on the spot he
would see an ever-widening, smoking
circle
That night he has to run for the
nearest lake, and swim to an island,
where lie passes an uneasy _ night,
walled in by shores aflame with^the
dreaded forest fire.
FOREST SCHOOLS.
HalrGerms
Rfccentdiscoverlcs have shown
that falling hair Is 'caused by
germs at tho roots of the hair.
Therefore, to stop falling hair,
you must first completely destroy these germs. Ayer's Hair
Vigo/, new improved formula,
will certainly do this. Then
leave the rest to nature.
Dots not change Ihe color ef th* hatr.
Formal* with ����oh boltl*
iers
Show It to rout
dootor-
Ask him about It,
then do <��� h�� i��y��
Recent discoveries have also proved that
dandruff is caused by *>erma on ihe scalp.
Therefore, to cure dandruff, the first thing
to do Is to completely destroy these dandruff germs. Here, the same Ayer's Hair
Vigor will give tho same splendid results.
������-IrUOt) by th�� J, 0. igrar O*. X*w��U,"
Problem   For a Builder.
There lives a man in the northwest
end of the city of Toronto, north and
west of what is called Brockton, who
owns a piece of property on a street
which runs over to the northern track,
and upon which he has erected a
house.
To the east, a carpenter owns the
land, and lie has built a roughcast
dwelling. The land was no bigger
than necessary, so to make the house,
as large as possible, he built right up
to the line between him and his
neighbor.
All went well till it was time to
lathe and plaster the western wall.
To do so, the workmen would have,
to use the side entrance of the neighbor, and this he absolutely refused to
allow. All the rest of the house is
complete but the wall. How to do the
plastering without trespassing on .the
neighbor's land is a auestion the perplexed builder would like some one to
solve. -
An Intelligent Dog.
A very wise and intelligent fox terrier not only broke a bylaw but cheat-
ed the Toronto Street Railway out of
a faro a few days ago. In the first
place, he was traveling unattended,
which under the existing code is a
capital offence for a dog, and also
rode on Belt Line car No. 12S4 east-
bound, from the King Edward Hotel
to Sherbourne street without paying
the-usual. Ho boarded the car at
the first stop east of Yongc, courteously waiting until everyone hnd
climbed, into the car, then taking the
twenty-four inch step in ono leap;
ho remained on the back platform
regardless of the gaze of the passen-
gors. When the car,reached the turn,
he onietly jumpod off mid continued
on his way along King street, as if it
was a matter of custom with him.
Canadian Rallwoys.
The Canadian railways had a total
length  6f 22,452  miles  on June  30,
1907. 27,611  miles,  including  double
tracks, sidintrs nnd spurs.
A Bad Quarrel.
"Why don't you try to get hltn to
straighten up?"
"II i's his own worst encmyi"
"Well?"
"It's pretty hard to patch up that
kind of a quarrel."
Two Already,Established in Canada--
A Third in Prospect.
Two schools of foiestry are nc'-in
operation in Canada. Of these, "that
at the University of Toronto is the
older. This-was inaugurated in the
autumn of 1907. It is a distinct
Faculty of the University and has a
staff of one professor, two lecturers
and an assistant. *���
The head of tho school and dean of
the faculty of forestry is Dr. B. E.
Fernow. He is a German by training,
a graduate of the celebrated forest
school at Muenden, and has also
studied at the-University of Koonig-
sborg. He has, however, been a
resident of this continent for over
thirty years, was for twelve years
(from 188G to 1898) chief of the Division of Forestry of the United States
Department of Agriculture, after which
he was head of the New York State
College of Forestry, connected with
Cornell University, from 1893 to 1903.
After several years passed as consulting forest engineer, he organized
the Department' of Forestry at the
Pennsylvania,State College, and thence
came directly to the University of
Toronto to organize the faculty of
forestry in that university.
The course at the University of
Toronto is an undergraduate one,
requiring four years of study. It
leads to the -degree of Bachelor of
Science in Forestry, (B.S.F.), with the
post-graduate degree of Forest Engineer, (F.E.), after at least three years
practicel work.
The University of New Brunswick,
at Fredericton, N.B., also offers a
four year undergraduate course in
forestry,' leading to the degree of
Bachelor of Science in Forestry
(B.S.F.). The course was.inaugurated
at ,lhe beginning of the present session (1908-09). The professor in
charge is M"r. K. B. Miller, M.A.,
M.F., a graduate of the Yale Forest
School, one of the leading forestry
schools on the continent.
In the province of Quebec steps are
also being taken to established a
school of forestry. Courses of study
in forestry or preparatory to forestry
are also offered by various other universities and agricultural colleges.
Minard's  Liniment Cures  Diphtheria.
In the parlor there were three ;
Girl, the parlor lamp and he ���
. Two are company ;   no doubt,
That is why the lamp went out.
���Princeton Tiger.
Guest Had to Drop Trail of Wakers
to  Fnd  Way  From   Room.
Wentworth-Woodhouse, Yorkshire,
. England, where the Earl and Coun-
��� less Fitzwilliam' recently entertained
I a big party, has the reputation of being the biggest private house in England. But its real interest lies in
the fact that the kernel, so to speak, of
ilie present stately mansion���the cen-
,'tre round which it was built ��� was
once the beloved home of the ill-fated
Earl of Stratford from whose grandson, the last Marquis of Rockingham,
it passed to William, Earl Fitzwilliam, over a hundred years ago. Rumor has it that, the late Lord Stratford still visits his old home, his
ghost walking downstairs every Friday night ��� bearing his head in its
arms. Some idea' of the size of Wentworth-Woodhouse may be gained by
an old story told of a visit paid there
by Baron von Lie beg. When retiring
to rest for the night he was solemnly
handed a packet-of wafers by a servant in order that he should, by dropping them in a continuous line from
the smoking-room to his bedroom, be
able to find his way back against next
morning. Lord ��� Fitzwilliam had the
opportunity afforded him some years'
ago of reading his own obituary notice. When he was Lord Milton several papers announced that he had
been killed in a hunting accident.
To mark the rare event a waggish
friend sent Lord 'Milton a copy of
Milton's "Paradise Lost!" The same
friend-later on made amends by send,
ing a copy of "Paradise Regained."
This was when he married Lady Maud
Dundas, which was really a pretty
compliment to the bride. Before be-
ingrcalled to his seat in the House of
Lords, Earl Fitzwilliam had several
years' experience \oi the Commons.
His family had long been associated
with the affairs' of the nation. The
fifth earl was the first nobleman to
give his adhesion to the Anti-Corn
Law League, and, it is said, an earlier member of the House spent ��100,-
000 to win a Yorkshire seat.
HOW MRS. CURK
FOUND RELIEF
AFTER    YEARS    OF    SUFFERING
DODD'S     KIDNEY     PILLS
CURED     HER.      -
CENTENARIANS ALL
Veteran  Claimants   For   Pensions tln
Donegal Break Aga Records.
During the investigations in Donegal in connection with the old-age
pensions some .remarkable cases of
longevity have come to light, including three centenarians. The age of a
man, apparently hale and heirly,
named Bryan O'Donncll, residing in
the townland of Tower, parish of In-
ver, a tenant on the Sinclair estate,
was given at'over 108 years. He was
able, it 'is stated, to attend his religious duties at Frosses Chnpcl last
Easter. He has never uttered a word
of English during- bis long life, nor
can he understand it, but he speaks
Erse fluently. The old man still wean-
buckled shoas, long, coarse, knitted
stockings, with corduroy knoe-
breeches, and the old swallow-tailed
bine cloth coat, and a waistcoat with
brass buttons.
Mr. Henry McCafflcy, clerk to the
Old-Age Pension Committee, came
across a man named Charles Kelly
residing in Burbane, Inver parish,
who claims to be 111 year sold, and
John McGinty, of Townawilly, Donegal parish, who had reached the great
age of 106 years. They all appear
strong, both mentally ancl physically,
considering their advanced age.
Amongst the applicants at Carrick-
on-Shannon for an "old-age pension
form was a man named Pet Reynolds,
of the Cootehnll district, who' has attained the patr.'achal age of 109. He
is hale and hearty, and in full possession of all his faculties.
Pleasant Point-.Matron Tells Her Suffering Sisters How to be Free
From the Terrible Pains That
Make  Life  a  Burden.
Pleasant Point, 'Ont., (Special).���.
That most of the ills that the suffering women of Canada have to bear
are ,due to disordered" Kidneys, and
that the natural cure for them (is
Dodd's Kidney Pills, is once more
shown in the case of Mrs. Merril C.
Clarke, a well-known resident of this
place1 and a prominent -member of
the Salvation Army. Mrs. Clarke is
always ready to give her experience
for the benefit of her "suffering sisters. '
"My sickness cdmmenced twenty
years ago with the change of life,"
says Mrs. Clarke.' "My health was
in a bad state. . Water would run
from my head which would make me
faint. When I came out of the fainting-spells I took fits. , I was bloated
till I was clumsy. The pain I suffered
was awful. It would go to my feet
and then to my head. Many doctors
attended me, and I tried many medicines, but nothing gave me relief till
I used Dodd's Kidney Pills. The
first box stopped the fits and seven
boxes cured me completely."
Every suffering woman should use
Dodd's Kidney Pills. They make
strong healthy Kidneys, and the woman who has good Kidneys is safe-,
guarded against those terrible pains
that make miserable the lives of so
many  women.
Long-felt Want.
"What is this peculiar key on your
typewriter? I never saw it on any be-
typewriter? I never saw it on any before."
"Hist! My own invention. Whenever you can't spell a word,' you press
this key and it makes a blur."���Boston Transcript.
Repeat it:���" Shiloh's Cure will always cure my coughs and colds."
"When you-make a request for a
man to throw something in youf way, '
remarks the observer of events and
things, "you do not want it to be a
banana skin."���Yonkers Statesman.
Minard's Liniment Co., Limited.
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CAPT. F. R. DESJARDIN,
Schr."Stroker,"St.Andre,Kamouraska
Describing the Climate.
"Is yonr climate changeable?" asked
the stranger. '
"Not very," answered Farmer Corn-
tosscl. "It keeps slilftln' around a
little till It strikes n kind of weather
nobodv likes: then it aticka."
MAKING BOOK PLATES.
An Invention That Was Long After
Printing Pross.
It was within half a century from
tho invention of printing that book
plates were introducd as identifying
marks to indicate the ownership ol
the volume. ,���,���'','������' .
Germany, the fatherland of printing from movable type and of wood
cutting for making impressions in
ink on paper, is likewise the home
land of the book pinto.
The earliest dated wood cut of accepted authenticity is the well known
"St.- Christopher of 1423," which was
discovered in tho Carthusian monastery of Buxhoim in Suabia.
It was to insure the right, of ownership in a book that the owner haclit
marked with the coat-of-nrms of the
family or some other horaldic device.
Libraries tvoro kept intact and passed
from generation to generation, bearing the emblem of the family.
The first book plate in France is
dated 1574-'hi Sweden, 1575; Switzerland, 1607, and Italy, 1023. Tho earliest English book plate .is found in a
folio volume onco tho property , of
Cardinal Wolsoy and afterward-belonging to his royal master.
The earliest montion of the book
plate fn English literature is by
Pepys, July 10, 1038. The first known
book plate In America belonged to
Gov. Dudley. Paul Revere, tho patriot, was ono of the first American
ongravorB of the book plates and a
designer of groat ability.
Dignity Badly Ruffled.
When -the recently discovered baronet, Cave-Browne-Cave, first came to
Canada, a good many stories were
told about thc persistent manner in
which he insisted upon being addressed by his full name, That was before
he had the corners rubbed off his dignity by roughing it'in the new world.
He sat one night at dinner in a boarding-bouse in Montreal next to an Englishman -named Leonard Holme, an
old'Cantab.
When the joints came on the table
the landlady, who did the carving,
said: "Beef or mutton, Mr. Cave?"
The future baronet in his most freezing manner replied, ""I beg your pardon, madam; my name is Cave-
Brown-Cave, if you please."
Willing to oblige her guests, the,
landlady asked if Mr. Cave-Browne-
Cave would take beefier mutton. He
accepted the beef.
Then she turned to the next guest
and said "Beef or mutton, Mr.
Holme?"
Without a smile the Cambridge man
gravely replied: "I beg your pardon,
madam; my name is Holme, Sweet
Holme." This drew a roar from the
Englishmen at the table and cost
Holme the friendship of Cave-Browoe-
Cave from that time forth.
Away With Depression and Melancholy.���These two evils are the accompaniment of a disordered stomach
and torpid liver and mean wretchedness to all whom thoy visit. The surest and speediest way to combat them
is with* Parmelee's Vegetable Pills,
which will restore the healthful action of the stomach ancl bring relief.
They have proved their usefulness in
thousands of cases and will continue
to give relief to the suffering who are
wise enough to use them.
A southerner, hearing a great commotion in his chicken'house one dark
night, took his revolver ancl went lo
investigate.
"Who's there?" he sternly demanded, opening the door.
"Who's there? Answer 'or I'll
shoot!"
A trembling voice from the farthest
corner :
"'Deed, sah, dey ain't nobody hyah
'oeptin us chickens."��� Everybody's
Magazine.
.,'  A CAXT0N PAGEANT.
London   May  Thus   Honor Accession
of  Its Printer Lord Mayor.
Something altogether delightful and
new is in contemplation for the show
which will inaugurate the - reign of
Sir George Truscott as Lord Mayor of
London: - Louis N. Parker will be
master of the'pageant, 'and he has
submitted to the sub-committee which
has charge of the arrangements, in
the preliminary stage his scheme for
the coming "show."
Inspired by the circumstance that
the Lord Mayor is a printer and a
member "of Ihe Stationers' Company,
Mr. Parker has chosen the figures for
his-pageant from the golden age of
English literature. He proposes to
begin' his period with, Chaucer (1328
or 1340 to 1400), and to end in the
middle of the , seventeenth century
with Milton. This gives him a range
of great men of letters, and if his
scheme in all its fulness is approved
at the meeting of the grand committee, London will witness something
very picturesque and daring in the
way of spectacles.
Particularly anpropriate will be'
the inclusion of William Caxton, who
set up the first printing press in England in the Almonry thaUstood to the
west of the Sanctuary of Westminster Abbey. Caxton, by deputy, working at h4s ancient printing press of
1470 and a modern master printer,
m the person of Sir Goorge Truscott, appearing in the same procession will provide a singularly pi-
quant contrast. Shakespeare and
Bacon ��� although the heretics may
question the appearance of the two
figures���will have a place, and Spencer and Raleigh and Ben Jonson ar-d
Sir Philip Sidnev will be there.
Al though the'full details will not
be settled until Thursday, this brief
outline will give some 'idea of the
scope of Mr. Parker's plans. It is
understood that\200 figures, mounted and on foot, will walk in the procession but this number will, of
course, include .many minor figures
and attendants. '
SLEEPLESS. BABIES
ARE SICKLY, BABIES
When babies are restless and sleepless it is the surest possible sign of
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and wake up brightly. Sleeplessness
is generally due to some derangement
of the stomach or bowels or to teething troubles. A few doses of Baby's
Own Tablets will put the little one
right; and make it sleep naturally and
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of this medicine as it is guaranteed by
a .government- analyst- to ...contain no
opiate or narcotic. Mrs. Louis'Seville, Gawas, Ont., says:���"I am
never without Baby's Own Tablets in
the house. I have used this medicine for my children as occasion required, for the last five years, and
have found it superior to all other
medicines in curing the ills of childhood." Sold by medicine dealers oi
by mail at 25 cents a box from The
Dr. Williams' Medicine Co., Brock-
ville, Ont.
Church���What's that piece of string
tied around your finger for?
Chapell���My wife put it there to
remind me to post her letter.
"And did you post it?"
"No, she forgot to give it to me."���
London Opinion.
WEALTHIEST  ACTOR-MANAGER
Sir Charles Wyndham's Art Has Piled Up a Handsome Fortune.
So Sir Charles.Wyndham, who has
just produced "Bellamy the Magnificent" at the New Theatre, London,
is reputed to be. And every penny of
his capital he has made by his own
exertions without the assistance of
"backers." Moreover, when he first
started in management, his capital
amounted to $150. .Early to rise has
always been Sir Charles' motto, and,
whatever time he may have gone lo
bed,he.is up every morning at eight
o'clock and ready to transact business
an hour later. Like Sir John Hare,
Sir Charles has a very good opinion
of Americans and American audiences, and tells some good stories of
his experiences while touring on the
other_ side of the Atlantic. On one
occasion a manager went to him ancl
pressed for a'performance, at which
the prominent citizens of the town
would be present.
"I' consented," says Sir Charles.
"There was no time to post bills, so
they sent out runner3. I went down
to see the hall. "Not a seat in the
place." 'Don't you worry about that,
you'll find all the chairs there tonight,' said the manager. And so I
did, sure enough. When I arrived
in the evening the hall was" half full
of chairs, of all shapes and sizes���
camp stools, piano stools, three-legged
stools, drawing-room, dining-room,
and kitchen chairs���in fact anything
on which one might sit down. I
couldn't understand it until I was informed that it was the rule of the
theatre that everybody who purchased a seat should provide his own. The
place at night was packed���the ap.-
proaches to the theatre being crowded
with contingents of families enter-
���ing-the_place, followed by negro servants can-ying'half-a-dozen chairs on
their shoulders."
Was Not Seeking a Berth.
An amusing story is told concerning
Lord Rosse, who has just died. His
lordship possessed considerable engineering skill and knowledge, and before he succeeded to the peerage he
once visited some engineering works,
dressed very much as an engineer
would be. The foreman of tho works
got the impression that his visitor
was an engineer out of a berth. Meeting him a little later in Westminster,
with his father, conversation about
the visit to the works was resumed,
and the foreman observed thnt he
knew a berth that might suit him.
"What do you say?" said the future
earl, turning to his father, who replied that if his son could be spared
from his other duties he saw no objection. "What other duties?" asked
the surprised foreman. Explanations
followed, and the foreman learned
that his friend wns not a practical
engineer out of work, but the next
heir to a peerage.
Fascination of Crime.
A "Crimo Club" is the latest of
London fads. It is not by any means
a brotherhood of criminals, but a private gathering of highly-respectable
ind not undistinguished gentlemen
who are interested in the fascinating
subject of the psychology of crime.
The members, who number about a
score, meet periodically, dine well,
and then debate in a scientific spirit
somo great crimo. Unsolved mysteries, such as the ��� "Jack the Ripper"
wrlcs, are favorite subjects for tho
dissection of these oxperts.
Somo of tho members are distinguished lawyors from criminal courts,
other' are well-known doctors who
ipeciallze in medico-legal matters,
n-hilo others aro shining lights of lit*
jraturo and tho drama. For instance
Sir Arthur Connn Doylo, Mr. H. B.
Irving, Mr. G. R. Sims, Mr. Max
Pomborton, and tho late Prof. Chur-
fon Collins figure among the roceai
(Lata oi members.
Repeat
it:���-"Shiloh's Cure-will always
cure   my  coughs   and   colds."
A rather pompous-looking deacon in
a certain city church was asked _ to
take charge of a class of boys during
the absence of the regular teacher.
While endeavoring to impress upon
their young minds the importance of
living a Cluistian life the following
question was propounded:
"Why do people call me a Christian, children?" the worthy dignitary
asked, standing very erect and smiling clown upon them.
"Be-ianse they don't know you,"
was the ready answer of a bright-eyed
little toy, responding to the ingratiating smile with one equally guileless and winning.���Lippincott's.
Minard's  Liniment  Cures  Distemper,
A Distinguishing Feature.
A woman entered a police station in
Bolland and asked the officer In charge
to have the canals dragged.
"My husband nas been threatening
tor some time to drown himself," she
explained, "and he'? been missing now
for two days."
"Anything peculiar about him by
which he can be recognized':" nsked
the officer, preparing to fill out a description blank.
For several moments the woman
Boomed to bo searching ber memory,
Suddenly her face brightened.
"Why, .yes, sir.   He's deaf."   T"
Lord Lyveden's  Romantic Career.
The many avocations and adventures of Lord Lyveden, who distinguished himself by being the last to
leave the ill-fated Argonaut, have
caused him .to be called "the rolling-
stone of the peerage." Before succeeding his uncle in 1900 as third baron, his lordship had been a private
soldier in the Royal Artillery, utility
actor at the Haymarket, and waiter
in a Bowery eating-house. He had
been steward on an American coasting-vessel, had toured the States with
a fit-up company, and had run a
company of his own in England. Later, he owned nurseries of his own
planning at Stanwick, Higham Ferrers, and introduced a new tomato
knowns by his initials���"P.V."���to
gastronomic world. But there was no
gold in tomatoes, and shaking Stanwick dust off his feet, Mr. Vernon
went to sea again, served as steward
on several lines of steamships, incidentally contracting yellow fever at
Buenos Ayres, and wound up the romance of his untitled days by three
months' catering for the General
Steam Navigation Co.
Call It "Settler's Clock."
To the outside world the greatest
ornithological oddity in this country
is tho kookaburra, says Tho Sydney
(Australia) Times. In earlier times
it was known as the "settler's clock,"
from the belief that its joyful paens,
were vented regularly at-morn, noon
and dusk, being quiescent through
the heat of the forenoon. That ber
lief has long been; shattered. The
kookaburra laughs just when the fit
takes it, particularly when excited;
and it laughs as readily at the violent
death of its mother-in-law as it does
at the enraged settler, when he falls
off his hay-stack. A wounded- bird
makes a demoniacal row, which will
bring all others within hearing into,
the neighboring tree, and these at
once set up an echoing cackle that
is repeated again and again.
Boll-Ringing Record.
Twelve 'members"of the St. Mary-
le-Tower Society of Church Bellring-
ers, Ipswich, England, have succeeded for tho first time ��n record in
ringing a peal of Cambridge Surprise
Maximus of 5,230 changes in three
hours and fifty-seven minutes.
A New Guest Book.
A clover Idea Is the new guest book
of which ono hostess has thought. It
Is long and narrow, wltb n cartridge
paper back and blank sheets of writing paper on the inside. Tied to this
hook by a long ribbon Is n lend pencil.
On tho fly leaf the following Is written:
"To tho Guests���If during your stay
with mo this afternoon or eveulug
there has been a simple, pleasant happening which might be a pleasant
momory in after years, kindly innert
It in this book of pleasant recolko-
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. Your Stomacff
. is the way people In China say
"Good Morning." The greeting of
almost -every nation is an inquiry
after health. The Chinese have the
root of the matter. A strong' stomach is the i foundation. Look after
this organ and the general health
cares for itself. Man is so consti- -
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Started   Already.
Wangles was married recently,' and
there was a regular hail of rice, confetti and old shoes for good luck as
he got into the cab. Moreover, on.
turning round he was struck above the
eye with a friendly shoe with rather
a heavy heel.
As the cab immediately drove away
no notice was taken of the accident,
and, despite the large handkerchief
tied by his sobbing bride over the'injured "optic, the - blood still flowed
down Wangles' face.
When they arrived at their destination the newly created",benedict went,
out to~ a doctor to get the bleeding
stopped.
"How did you come by this, my
man?"
1 -"Well,  you see,  doctor���aw���I got '
married this morning,    and���" commenced Wangles,  when    the' doctor
broke in:���
"What! Has she staited already?" '
To   have   the   children  sound   and
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They cannot  be  healthy if troubled'
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The  young father had  trimmed  a       /
switch and was about to wear it out
on the small boy.
But    the      indignant   grandmother
jerked it out of his hand.
"You shan't touch him    with    it,
Benjamin!" she-shrilled.
"That's right, grandma!'" said the    '    .
young father, with a grin of ferocious
sarcasm.    "Spoil the child���and pre-^.^^s-
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W.   N.   IK.   No.   710. ���������va^,,Mi,.ij������r).*wr.iwr->ir-.i-nOTra^  V  THE    LEDGE,     GREENWOOD,    BRITISH    COLUMBIA.  START THE NEW  E  By Getting  ga-a if3 spa e  A.  Thoy arc the bust in the Avorld.  GAN &.CCV  Have these watches at all prices from $7.00 to  8100.00, They are Absolutely Guaranteed.  Cail and "See Them. Special Discount on  All Watch Gases Durinsy This Month,  THE LEDGE  Is published every Thiusday at Greenwood, B C , and the price is $5 a year,  postage free to all parts of Canada, and  Great Britain. To the United Slates and  other countries it is sent postpaid for  f ?.5o a year. Address all letters to The  Ledge, Greenwood, B. C,  R. T. LOWERY,  PUBLISHER.  ORl-KNWOOD  B.   C,  ,IAX.  28, ioo9-  very  e  (Ik cnu nod. The moM iliirnhli' nnd stylish en 11 *-rs, sleighs anil  r-irriagcK in I ho boundary. Turnouts furnished with or without  .Irm-rs. Prompt service 'lay or night. Drnying to any purd of  city or country.  the  ff"������i  rfi  Ui\L  ESS  3  :a:*^cfs^io^^sss^s^sgr^s2S22^ss33  A blue mark here indicates that  your   Subscription   has  become)   deceased,   and  that the  editor   would  once more like,  to  commune with  your collateral.  No, my child, n cat-hop is not, a  fi line dunce.  WirisicKV is one  ol'  (he great est  ti Ikei-s in.Canada.'  So.MKTI.MKS   a    ('.'!.' in  home than a palace.  is  he.tti  Tiik world sulYer.s some, from  hiii ing optical glasses from quacks.  Haick frozen apples and potatoes  and you will lie surprised at. the  riMiit.  o  _ j--    ������ijw  CI    4)       t  *J-.  oner,  ���������< c Sjjcciii]  Soda Water  As far as we can   learn only one  king   machine   has   ever   been  made out oi' a rib.  taming  f hir  irew  I Pnoi'ixi-i'irv has made more  I marriages and cau������ed inoie divor-  [ces than -nothing else.  Ir ir. iv ere not for faith few mine.-,  would be found and paif-on** would  li.iii j'-.i-ir  (iff-' iiali'ii-- i'':!.���������!"  .iieMfize,  and tobacco does almost as mucl  injury to the human race as alcohol. The three contain slow poi^  sous that gradually undermine the  constitution without the victim*  taking any chances about being  arrested for being drunk and disorderly. As local option seems lo  be a1 popular cry just now, win  not have its powers extended so  that we can exclude by the ballot  all things that injure us, including  corned beef and cabbage, hot mince  pie, etc.  J. P. Mood is now in charge of  the Anaconda meat market which  is conducted in the store of L. A  Smith & Oo. Fresh and salt meat-,  deep sea fish, poultry, etc., can always be found in abundant variety.  Joint Installation.  Last evening a joint installation  of Midway and Greenwood lodges,  Knights of Pylhias'wiis held here  by Goo. Chnpp'cl, D. 1). G. C, assisted by Past Ulmnctllors Clink,  Monison, Uerger, MeCracken ami  Anderson  cers installed :  xnnw.w  I.ODIIK.  H. Eldridge, C. 0.  (J. Unbar, V. (J.  S. A. Cm well, P."  10. Oldendoi-IV.   iM. of \V.  H. (1. Slooke, K. K. K.  1). K. Tambh-ii, iM. K.  Paul llcil.-cher. M. '10.  (i.'Wclwood, M. at A.  ('. Melville, 1.  (..  A. Logan, (). ('!.  CiUIOKXU'OOl) I.OIH1K.  Win. Thompson. C. C.  Chas: Hii-ee, V. C.  A. .1. Logan, P.  Chas. D.-igmnn, M. of W.  A. D. llallct.t, K. K. tt.  Jas. W. Giier, M. l<\  Win. Johns, M. E.  Wm. Law-son, M. at A.  Geo. 10vans, I. G.  M. Moni-on, O. G.  "The old-timers ,'of Kevelstoke  will have ��������������� reunion in a. short  time. This does not ' mean n  drunk, because nearly all the old  boys around Kevelstoke seldom  drink anything hut water. .Perhaps that i.s why they are old.  Robinson - & Lequime are employing over- fifty men" in their  riinber camp on the TO Ml" river  rbout 20 miles from  Grand Fork's.  The Canadian Almanac for 1909  is for sale at Cole's bookstore.  The Ojibway Indians have been  paid a million .dollars by the government for their rights lo. the  timber along. French river in On-  taiio. " '  At their store in Anncnnd.-i L. A.  Smith & Co. have a large stock of  apples, pears, oranges, lemons and  oilier fruits.  .Tames  Hui-gess,  Ihe "blind   man  who keeps a cigar  store,  in Sal mo,'  was robbed of-S*IO  lust  week by a  sneak thief who  entered   the shop  from the rear. -  A large, and, well assorted line of  oilice ancl pocket diaries for 1000  at J. L. Coles' book slore.  ���������   '  Following aie the ofi'i-  J. "L. Mauley has sold hi������ 1 fiacre orchard and l'-n acres of unimproved land at Grand Fmksfo  Eugene TTerrick of TOdmonfon for  $9,000. Part of the payment is bv  a ranch near Rdmonlon to which  Mr. Manb'v will remove in the  spring, lie has also sold his unimproved ranch of 100' acres " |o  Greenwood men for !?���������!.."300.  When yen want a monument or  headstone, v-iite to the. Kootenay  Marble Work,-,. Nelson'.  B. C.     ' *  Lust, week there, was- a foo.t of  snow at Ih-inci! Rupert and - more  at other point-; on the  north coast.  The Kootenay Cigar Cor of Nelson have iii ihe Koyal, Seal'a cigar  that is known and smoked between  the wheal, country and the blue  Pacific. '"'..���������  Gen era I Merchants, Midway, 13. 0.  Hay and Gjr'ain always  ���������on. hand.'" Sleig'hs- and  , - Wagons and'Implements - ���������  ,- of all.kinds carried  in  .stock'...,' Tlie very- best  tfbods .at right .prices.  lor  The Fr.iser is full, offloating ice.  Noit-li. Vancouver  a sewer system.  is  clamoring  Portrait enlargements done at  tins New Art Store, from $1 to ������2").  In blowing out a bluff at Prince  Rupert twelve, tons of black powder  were, used and 20,000 tons of rock  broken up by the big blast:  ST4RKEY--& !C0;  -���������-''.." 'Wlson.b. e.,'  - . '.. '., [-i wholesale "'. " -  -.'.    dealers -in   / --  Produce ������','and"Provisions  Frank jFJetchcr - "'���������  ���������  Provincial Land SuitVEYOR, '  '���������    Nelson, B. C.  k:  c  ���������)?():.;e kn������w thc* origin of t  .':i:-i cii-'-'-ai   (!n-v .\onld dr  ii in rtK-'-e tin\  't;-n.  if  refined ei'.il  lie  op  Five  d-"*  h-ir.dliug of it  is a  L. A. Smith & C=>.  Knses is the name of.Can  (lour.    Tl  peoinlty wi.h  gre/t   si indiird    Hour.    The  .. .s  ...  ur-'h is  being  bui t  in i'.'icernv for cast).  i  (It  Jri*  '7  /J  ^mim  Yj  ^M  U i/V-JV  P.\^-io.v alone i-rea*".-., but it mi;  !o be t.lown into flame 0y love, the  invisible something that ruie.i the  universe.  I  ''-  I  Ls the best furnished hotel in the lionndary  dixtriet. Ir is heated with stcfim and  lighted by electricity. Excellent sample  rooms.' The bar is always abreast of the  times, and meals are served in thc Cafe  at any hour, dav or night.  ricCiung- &   Goodeve,   Prcpr's  Loki) Noiithcotic will probably  be_the next governor-general. Canada, is a vast country, but not -, et  great enough to raise its own gov-  goveimental headpiece.  Altiioltui die cards are not yut  out, it ia a certainty thnt some Ch\y  New ancl Old Alberni will bo wedded and travel under the simple  name of Alberni.  Fi-'iiMi; has the reputation of  being a hoi town, but tbe lockup  is so cold that a person had his feet  ('rosea this month while .being  kept in it for a short time.  " Unequalled for Domestic Use."  ���������k=/ n ������ ii  -4r\  10. B. Dritmmoxi), Kamloops,  would like to hear from all who  served in the Sooth African war.  Fre is forming an association of  South African veterans.  Ix China some years have 13  moons while others only have 12,  and that is the reason why the  Chinese New Year does not always occur upon tbe same date.  Jack Joii.vso.v and Sam Longford, two big black boxers, will  light for the championship of the  world in London, England, upon  May 24. That is one way of celebrating Victoria Day.  11*' it again becomes the usage  in Ontario to spell such words as  labor with a "n" then we will  know that (he East is full of  toadies and flunkeys to the fashion  of things in England.  Ik people ivould chase truth with  the same zeal that they chase the  elusive dollar they would soon obtain a knowledge of divinity that  would lift them out of the sewer of  evil and selfish thoughts.  2-6, 1909  ICltl    *-p<  ,-(���������,������., ([  lliin ). year Harry Blurto i  In*, kiiied live mountain lions in  the Mara settlement uot many  miky ftom Si.ainous.  It costs i-M- to be a member of the  Enderby Board of Trade for one  year.  Peter MeCallnm of Grand Foi':s  kas been made immigration iusp c-  tor.  Thomas Jones, well kno������n  around the Slocan a few years a. o  as Ziney Jones, died in Kan.-..3  last week. ���������  The Nelsou News camo out "ii  the half shell last Saturday. 1 -.e  other half was pied and could i..-t  come through.  Sloan bas resigned in Com' \--  Atlin, and Bill Templemau w.ll  run for the seat in March.  Mr. Lloyd-Jones owns' .'56 aen s  of land on i.he lake shoie m-ir  Kelowna which be would like to  seli for park purposes to the ussy  for" ������297(7007" .  The dwellers in tbe towns aron id  Okanagan hike have to content  themselves with a steamboat * r-  vice three times a week, while >n  Slocan lake the boac runs all ihe  time.  The farmers in some parts  Albertafind it more profitable  feed their grain to hogs thai  sell it. Turned into poik tl  grain brings from 20 to 50 per c-t-.it  more profit.  Aft"r being shut down for y-is-s  the condeii.std milk factory at N --.v  Westminster has resumed opc.v  tions.  Diamonds is the name of a pacer  just sta. (ed iu Sapperton. Ci-ii-s  might suit lietter.  'I be Winslow group  in I lie Lai  dean has been  bonded for 3(50.(  Half of the group belongs to Pad \y  Murphy in Eudetby.  The U. (\ government   will u  better   ratee   over   the  (J.   P.   ;;.  when    tin.*    raikvay    coiiiiiiii.-. u  meets in Victoria.  I'red Siarkey appears to be <-'ie  of the iiio-t useful and popi.i if  cili^'iis of Nelson. For the foii'ih  time be ha.i been elected preni(!--iit  of tne boa id of trade.  railroad   b  Wlddowson. Assayer. Nelson, B. C.  The first ear of ore shipped from  (he New K^publio mine at Kepuh-  lic "Wii*������h.. In the Cranby" smeller  is valueii at ?2,S0O.  Vou have a long time rolivyet  Decorate vnur homes with pictures  from the jS'cw A7! Stoic.  The clubs of the province are to  come under the supervising eye of  the attorney-general. All now iu-  coiporated and those hereafter  seeking incorporation must annually take out a government license, and pnv a fee of ? 100 before  they can continue, or obtain the  privilege of selling liquor.- They  must also submit to inspection,  when inspection is l>y the government authorities deemed necessary.  And they shall not sell to minors.  The best thing you can use. for a  sore and irritated throat, ciused  by sudden changes in the weather,  is A.vririKi'Tic and Astkixoevj-  Gaijgi.k.  'Oauom.vh is highly recommended, ns it is both antiseptic,  nnd astringent, and one. fifty cent  bottle will keep your thtoat iu  good condition for the balance of  the winter. Vou can get it from  White Bros , DnigirNts and Opticians. Greenwood.  For Sale���������A house   on  ley   avenue   for 81,000.  SI00  down  and   balance   to  piii-chan-i-.    Apply   (0   Alex.   San-  :on,  Phoenix,   or  at this oilice.  viinncr-  Terms,  , suit  den  The average value of farhi land  in B. 0. is 870.10 yer acre. This  is about $30 more per acre than,  the next highest province in the  Dominion.  Tn Phoenix D. J. Matheson has  the, agency for nearly  all   the. best  Tobaccos, "Pipes, and'all other*;  Smokers' supplies.    Next door  - to Pa.ci(ic" hotel.-'  ii r  lire.  and accident insurance  companies. lie also insures "plate  glass, and if you are looking for  insurance drop him a. line with  pailiculai-s of what you want.     . '  ,A   paper-and pulp mill i.s being  creeled at Powell.  B. C.  PictiucH  from  K(:v: Art Store.  10  cts. up at the  ' MERCHANT TAILOR  Clothes Cleaned, Pressed and  Repaired.' ���������'���������-Agent.'for -  "  '.. Blajhe Bros''; '.  ~   '-      -'Ordered Clothing.  Archie Johnson is. now city solicitor in.Nelson.  The Columbia cigar is a large  and free-smoking cigar. It is sold  in all mountain towns and made iu  Nelson.  The Canada Northern railway  will get to Vancouver Irom Vel-  lowhead pass by following the  Thompson and Fraser rivers.  A I!  fauuai  /JANUARY  ���������/niBRiJAKV  I /march ,  ������  \ /ATRIL  ! /may  !/JUNEj  l_  -*h_a^Mft������*i^ ������- s ** u!  JULY /j  AUGUST/^  SEPILUCER/  ocroBEn/|  :K0\EMBCR/{  -DECCflLtK/J  Gold, Silver and Copper. Eiich ,->Oc.  ;G, O. WJ-:ST, SHO lliohm-ds St.  VANCOUVER, D, 0.  otel...  Gpeencapod, B. C*  The olchiMi hotel iu the city, and still  under the snrne management. Rooms  comfortable, me.ils equal to anv-in the  city, and the bar sppplics onlv the best  Corner of Greenwood and Government  streets.  J; W. Kelson  and  i.rt.tnsportittio.'1'Rai  ���������u.->.  oi- ���������  o.'.:c<.  iij>pjy to  iY, Secretary.  etama^ket Hotel! ^ft^fah  .'Is the home for all tourists | ^Bfifa V a v  >1r4p$  and niilli'maires visiting Now  Denver.   British; Columbia.  . HEHRY. STgQE.   PHOPH.  ;   LOWERY'S CLAIM  .During the 87 months that Lov/ery's  'Claim was on earth it did bu.sines.4 all  over  the.   world.     It   wiik   tho  most  unique, independent end fearless journal ever prod 11 ce.d in Canada.   Political  and theological enemies pursued it with  the  venom of a rattlesnake until the  f-ovnriiniiiiit shut it out of the mails,  ���������Hid'its  editor  ucaiwid   to   publish   it,  pa.-tly on .-imniut of a'lusty liver ami  partly iiec.nise it  tiikeu ft pile of money  to run a |iaper thnt in outlawed. 'I here  are Mtill %>'i different editions of thin con-  ili-nmed journal In print.   Send 10 con In  and iiet 0110 or $2 o0 ancl yet llio bunch  II. T. LOWERY,  Greomvood, IS, 0.  Mountaineer and Kootenay Standard Cigars.  Made by  .1. 0. mm ������ 00,, mi$vii  ���������������������������-������������������.������������������-���������  ........ tri.....n r. M.tiilJ_l_lllL1J_1_  to nij.iyquKKc co-ownjiiis  Lou.voeu in the Week says that  Victoria is full of liars and the  biggest ones aro the oldest inhabitants. The climate, mixed  with Scotch Whiskey, is no doubt  responsible to a degree for the  Ananias-like attitude of so many  ancient Victorians towards the  simple and un pain ted truth.  Ji.u Cokuett may be sincere  when he nays that he ia willing to  battle with Jack Johnson-rather  than have a negro retain the'dis-  tinction of being the champion  prize fighter, Jim in all right in  bis mind but ho should remember  that m?n 48 years of. age have little  chance of defeating a champion of  .'f0. Unlike wine,' pugs do not im-  ���������M������V^ with age,    Howevar, talk is  l- iiiin win ii.,coi.i.. tho primorty or tho under- cheap and Jim ia now an actor man.  HiKiioil  tiinli>r Hi.-ctloii ,| ot tho Atl-ioral Aot  AniNiitlmunl Act, nit������.  Novuriilit-r 0, H1O8. JO/IN 1-.UOV.  lo J. I'. Myers Oriiylamt lo tlio Rstnfo of tliu  Iiiin .!iulf,i. f.oiimy, or to wlimu.������nf>vor tlioy  iriny Inivii triitiHrurrod tholr ii.uitc.-itrt In tlm  .fmuiy Ir'i-iiollciM Sriiieral Cliilm, Hllimtoil in  Munihvood oiiinp, Owinwoml   AHnltiir  Di-  vlHlonor Vitlo Dl-itrli-t. II. (!,  Von lira lioriiliy urillliod tlmt f Imvii i-xiinndrrl  ���������i-lii'i ilium (hi: itlinvi, mlnnrnl claim, uml flmt It,  jvltlilu wiilnyfl from r,ln' tlnt������ nftlili* niitlc-i*,you  full or roriirio to ri-nlilliiiti! yonr tiropoi-tlon of  Tiititit is no stability in temporal things. They fadeaway and  lr-ave us nothing but ashea and  - cinders, so place your bets on tbe  divinity that always has been and  always will be.  I>! \n.\-r.   is.fi.-:   the   !o---r.<--- in tbe  r.-'ff! ;-r:<t'*s  and   Canada b>- lire  ��������� ni'iunted ',., .<.20.S,."if,'i,ono. '.Such *,,,!"m v.-^ncs a railroad b> iit  1 ���������.'.���������a-.t.*. viiif-'i liappem almost f:"m !'1'(,{;'-"1' '������ Kootenny lamii-.g.  /������������������i!-:y, would ruin any country but; i-'oi-.i .,i;ort time this nionth 'tie  .'vortli America-. It will continue! frost put out the electric light:- in  until tho number of fools and care- Ka.-do, Vernon and Kevelstoke.  less people is materially decreased   ��������� v   r.     ,r ,        T   ,.    ;  -������������������'-��������� Ya Qua Mali, an Indian wom.-.n  aged 10!) years,  died  in JNaiiabuo  a few days ago.  The people of "Winnipeg 7>'o-  pose to buy out the street rail >. iy  HyHtein i������ .-that city for $12,0.00,00.).  bliould have owned it in the fust  place.  Iiic Fraser'*/i oldest brother was  killed in a railway accident 8(.St.  Louis last week.  ~r^rl^  Ccinine.nciiig  Thursday.   l'\'b. 4th  Caiiaila's Comedian  by death, experience or education.  Jesse Cotitlee, after unilliie.'-.-of  ten years, died on his ranch n>'ar  Merritt. Ho waa born nearjiH-  ton Bur aud had lived 30 yea;.* in  the Nicola valley.  The Dominion parliament  li, C. legislature opened theii  biotiH upon tho Chinese Now }  The Swift Co. has opened a n.  ahop in JtevciHtoke.  Mr. Lush of Calgary will oji  Supported by a .Big Company  'Thursday Night  "An Irish  Emigrant"  New Songs, New Pictures.    Up  to Date. Specialties.  Ppicea:    .Reserved   seats,   /50c.;  1 ' '  gallery, Jluo.; cliildren 2oc.  Seats on sale at Logan & Co.  r**--Y"(ientleiiuMi, Uo you like your  clothes to Fit You? Suits "and  Overco-its $J;") to ^50, Tailor made,  to lit you. Union Label. Absolute and unconditional satisfaction  guaranteed. It coats nothing to t>y  WM. WALLACE  WINNIPEG AVE., GRAND FORKS  First-class in everything.  Steam heat, electric light,  private baths. ' Telephone  in avevy room. Finest lava  Lories in J3. 0. First-class,  bar and barber shop.  'Jius meets all trains.  i a  billiurd room in Michel, lie ahu..id  Luk habitual uao of tea, coffee' opou a aaloon.  The Arlington  Copper St., Greenwood  None but tho best brands of  Liquora and Cigai-H. Morning  bracera and evening high-balls  always within .easy reach of the  barkeep.    Nicely'furnished.-rooms.  CA, Dempsey, Prop.  Mainland  [  ... Cigar  In amoked iu. every camp, town,  city and hamlet in British Columbia, It is made in Vancouver hy  Wm. Tieljen and -cold on tlie  road by  Nat Darling'.  T"    I llll II WIIBlisHBlssMiliiiiiHHWII.1 Ml ||. | j >i mm ������������������ ���������ww|^, W|| mwmHm.���������,  KASLO  HOTEL  KASLO B. C,  la i> comfortable home, for all  who travel to that city.  COOKT-lt! &' PAP WORTH.  A Regular monthly ineotin'ga of  ^/ ^f Green wood lodge/No. 28, A. F.  /V* & A. M., nro held on tho first  Thurniuy j,, e,ien month in Kra-  toruity hall, Wood block, Govcrnincnt.  stre.ii. Greenwood. Visiting- brethren  are cordially iuyited to attend.           *'AS. S. 11IUNJK, Snorntnry.  WC     YUT   Greenwood Minors'  .  F.   ffL Union, No. 22, W.  c, .    - .       I'��������� M., moots overy  Saturday oyoning- in Union Hall, Copper street, Greenwood, at 7:80.  Also. In. linn, at  Mother Lodo mine  Friday evenings at 7:80. ������������������ ���������������>  GEO. HEATHERT0N, Secretary.  Cbe Pacific Ijotc.  Is under the management of Groig  & Morrison.' Tho Rooms aro Comfortably furnished, and the bin- cont'd us the best brands of whios,  liquors and cignr.s.  CDe Pacific ������;.  Is tho bust-appointed Restaurant in,  tlie interior of British Columbia..  Tlio best cooks and most attentive:  waiters only omployed.Open nil tho  time.  MltH. GllKIll, PllOWUKfltlMH.  The Hotel Slocan  Ihree Forks, ll.C.ls the teacling  hotel of the city, Mountain trout  mid game .'.dinners a specialty.  .Rooms reserved by telegraph.  Hugh Miy EM,.J&rpp;/:

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