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 , J*        ,  .1        '" ,'  ������... '.i, v ;-���������   ��������� '-"I  *������������������������ l''s*WJ-">-xVs'V  ^\-  ,Vol.' XVI.  \  GJREElftrt'OjOD,, B. C'.,' THURSDAY,-JANUARY 20,1910.  T2'  '   -'No. 28"  for LTouso Furnishings, new and  second h-uitl. _ Blankets, Quilts,  Pillows, Sheet?, .-Pillow Slip.*yl7-',e  Ammunition, Cutlery, Trunks,  "Valises. Light Bobsleighs, Horses,  lg [Spring, Wagon,'Out Hay." If  you can't come," write, or phone'  1G. What-we have not in stock  Noah lost in the Ark.  WHITE  a * i)  assiftg Throng I  0  S36i2SOSe*4������C'S������ t5������023������SC59 *  Creek v.-as in  ���������08t  - Jas. G. McMynu of Rod  llie city yesterday.        '*J-  John If. East of Midway was a visitor  in the; city Monday.  ; Bliss Goddnrd und Miss Dynes are 0:1  a visit, to,.Spokane. "^  J. A. Chenier leturncd last week from  a trip lo East Kootenay. '  A health officer may be appointed for  lhe city of Giecnwood.    ,  Charles Wilson of Vernon spent a night  in Gicenwood last week,';  Indications of   iiiincr.il   are  growing  stronger in the Argo tunnel. /  -   Nome papers more than  two months  o.d have 111 lived in Gieenwood.  Randolph Stuart staler that'he will go  south on the 16th of next month.  A masquerade ball will he "held in  Teiry's hall, Midwaj, oii'lhc 2SU1 inst.  W. Beach Wilcox lms quit ft'imingaud  is running a printing office in Spokane.  Dr. Sinimons returned Saturday last  after a mouth spent in thc Siruilkamcen.  George Burbank is removing' to Spokane wheic lie will conduct a lodging  house. t y\  The K- of P. ball at -Midway last Friday evening was a succcss'financially and  otherwise. ",  - Charles Stoik has anifted from Spokane lo take charge of his fathes's store  in this citv, ,'  - r  "A few of the New Year, resolutions in  this city ale beginning to flut with, lib  Satanic Majesty, i  About a thousand feet of diamond  drilling lias been done q'u the Rawhide  mine at Phoenix.   - j  v  of the piesent city  r in from one to ten  It v.-as decided to give the Ilauk-of  Montreal a cheque for ������4 500 iu ouler to  iclire the old note against the eil\.  It was decided to rct-iin the same city  officials at the salaries paid last year.,  Thc council deeided to buy lumber in  thc futuic iu carload lots.  The following accounts were oidered to  1)0 paid :'���������.'���������  Greenwood City Waterworks Co..J* 138.95  The Ledge      4,00  The Tunes /      6.o'o  Daily News      4.75  P. Burns & Co :  113.00  K. W. Bishop     io.oo  Consolidated Mining Co  .3000  Council adjourned until January 31.  S Wf  11 <*>  stern- f loa  1  9 - r  & ��������� *>  Westminster potatoes are ������18  It is'lhe intention  council to buy luuib:  carloads at a tune.  Greenwood Miiier"'  Union, No. 1-1,  \V.  0  -B.  0     J.I.2.9   p   M) tllf.f.ts (.u.r>  Saturday evening in  Union  Hall, Copper struct, Greenwood, at 7:30.  Also in  hall at   Mother Lode mine  Friday evJiiinn-s at 7 ::'0.  ei-rctar  Take your Ilepai  D. MORRISON  Grand Forks, the Leading  V������l  Dealers in Fresh and Salt Meats, Fish,  and Poultry._ Shops in nearly all the  towns of  Boundary and Kootenay.  COPPER STREET, GREENWOOD  of (lie Boundary District  CITY  asM*  JJao-rrafre transferred to  any part of the City. Furniture-moved to any part of  the District. General Dray-  ino; of all kinds.  1  3lBE^2^2E������S323������S2S!^SgES3SSS232*I5:  i32ZS2E2SE22SS|  is delicious in taste and free from' impurities.   Order  *-a''case.of bottle at the earliest opportunity.  Phoenix ".Brewing.;-* :Co.  .-'~ (Limited.) ,  The Pride of Western Canada. "Phone 13S, Greenwood  t  wrttm^iiww?wiKnmza3^s^23g^  %  Is opprifile (ho Gioat Northern depot and is a-delightful  haven for (ho weary traveler.   Oireafc veins of hot water  >run. through (lie entire house, and bathrooms aro.nl-  woj'p al. (lie f-eiviee of thoe in seareh of material  cIeatilini>as.;The dining room is an enemy to dyspepsia,  while the a-'tiVtic Appointment of the liquid refreshment  ���������makes'tho drinksgo down like eating fruit in a /lower,  garden,.  fc  M.  j.lie sample  a  p  "I  rooms are thc. largest in themoun-  to' (Iniiiimei-s   with big trunks. I  JASrMARSHALL   ".-'-:     -       PROPRIETOR I  a5iaa>������aa!a3^^  tains and  a  pn-usm-i*  Get your Raze rs Honed (A  and your Baths at  r9  Ft  _ s  er . . ���������  Shop, Greenwood,  Ss-aaecssesscsses������;  MERCHANT'.TAILOR  Clothes Cleaned, Pressed  and  Repaired.  Dry Cleaiiing.a.'Specialty.    v  GR KEN WOOD, B. C  ������9������CCeS98O3C3������&*l������Mde0������&>M0Oet9939e08-3O*3C^ &Sf  sJames Buclinnan & Co's  house of bommum  GREENWOOD LIQUOR  CO.  I     IMPORTERS, GREENWOOD, B. C.    g  Ot'CKW.  NELSON, B.C.'  Real Estate, -.  Mincji, '  '..���������'���������������������������:     .Insurance and  Fruit Lands'  CORRESPONDENCE   SOLICITED.  STAREEY'&'COi  NICLSON, n. c.  \VHOLH.SAfvH  DEaLRRS IN,  Produce   and '- Provisione  I have an extra largo f-tock of  jewelry for tho liolitlnyH. Havo a  look at it. 10. A. Muck, the  Jeweler. Phoenix.  "The Hyde sky scraper 031 the corner of  Copper-awl Greenwood streets is nearly  ready for its tenants. r  Last night tlie Phoenix hockey team  defeated Giand Forks hy a score of g\o 1  in the Phoenix link.  J. C. Cruse of Boundary rails has been  appointed accountant for the Green wood-  Phoenix Tramway Co.  The Highlander:,' conceit last evening  under the auspices of thu Curling club  Mas a financial success.  ���������Alex. TiIacDonal.l is ou ,a visit to .Spo  kanc. lie will endeavor fo hear Il.irrj  I.audcr before letuniiiig.    .  A Phoenix syndicate h.-ts boag'ut the  Riverside claim near Rock Cieek, It is  said thc j): ice wo.s ^3,000. ���������  . The Greenwood .sk.itinif ^iink is open  evcrvaftfcrnoc.n from 3 to -5 fr.r tlie accommodation of thc .school childien.  Kenneth Ciiltou IJojcl I-'iith is applying for permission to p-.iichasi some  laiid near the hi lian icsune in the Sim-  ilkamcen.  This evening in the skating link there  will be a hockey match bet'veeu the  Jlothcr Lode and Greenwood. The game  will be c'assy.  The many fiiends of Mrs. Jas. ^Marshall  will regret to learn that she is in the  hospital nt I'lifienix thieateiied with an  attack of appendicitis.  An evcitiug gams of lio;ksy miy be  expected this e\ening. The Mother Lode  and Greenwood will line up. Be on hand  and bring your own horns.  James H. Dmmiick has returned to  Greenwood where he will- remain for  some time. lie lies not yet obtained his  money fioiu the E. C. Copper Co.  Work was resumed on the big tunnel  yesterday morning with two drills working abreast. Two shifts will be w-oiked  and about twenty men will be employed.  Jack Muuro, Ji:n BIcGiliivray, George  Vaughan, Ike Gocsi-.ey and Tom. Williams came in from thc Golden Eagle last  week, the mine having closed down for a  short time.  There \va������ a meeting of the executive  of the Greenwood llid'tig Conservative  association for thc purpasc. of recommending appointments' to the police and  license boards ofthe city. ,  E'mcr D. Hall has started a newspaper  in Uossburg tlwt he calls The ���������Herald,  lie also owns a butcher shop and advertises in his own papJr a line lino of pigs'  feet. etc. The Herald should live a hundred years.    .  Phoenix and Greenwood will play  their second game of the series here 011  Monday evening the 24th inst. It is said  the Phoenix team has been', strengthened  since the last iiiate'i, so a lively game  may be expected. .  The Hoard of Trade met last Friday  and sent a resolution to Sir \Vilfrid  Laurier, protesting against any further  extension of tiine to the V���������.V. & K. railway until the branch from Midway is  built to.Greenwood. .:  The Midway and Greenwood lodges,  Knights of Pythias, were unable to go  lo Grand Porks last week, so a joint installation will be held here on thc -J6th  inst. Geo.' Chappie,"L>. D. G. C. will be  the installing officer.  ���������-. In Spokane'a few nights ago a footpad  knocked down Mrs. Howard Moore and  tittempted to rob her.of a purse contain-  -i"ff'?73* IR'i" sere mis attracted a crowd  and the robber fieil for his life without  getting a'-'cent for his trouble."  ', Efforts ot independent'-interests "'to  secure control of the Ii. C. Copper at J to  a share -in order to amalgamate with  Granby has again proved.11 failure iu Now  York." The 11. C. Copper Co. has iu its  treasury ^300,000 cash, and about r,000  tons of refined copper unsold.  Foii Sm.ic���������liaby's sleigh peiambula-  lor, laigo bith tub, se.ih.r jars, stoves,  refrigerator, kitchen table an.I hit;h chair.  Can be seen between ro and 2 o'clock at  Mrs. Huulop's, Kiuiberley avenue.  Oil in Canada.  Canada cauiiotatpreset produce enough  petroleum to .supply tlie home market,  aud iu order lo stimulate the industry the  Dominion government for a long "time  has bsen paying a bounty of 62 cents a  ban el. A company with a capital of  $5,000,000 has just been organized in  Winnipeg to work the oil territory at  Foit MeMurray, 400 miles 1101 th of Edmonton. The company is called th-;  Athabasca Oil ancl Asphalt Co.  The Dominion government 'provided  ������30,000 for the purpose of exploitation in  the Athabasca country, but to .Mr. Ham-  mersteiu belongs the' honor of locating  the asphalt ancl oil. Mr. Vou Ilaiiiiner-  stein, with a huge party of men, lms  operated in the Athabasca couuliy for  eight yeais, meeting many hardships,  and losing three of his party through an  accident. He opsi.ited four immense  derricks and 1 cached a depth of 2/500 feet  befoichis efforts w-eic ciowned with sue-  ccss.Mr. Von Ilammerstcin has succeed  ed in finding fourteen oil wells, 111 which  oil iu abundance has beeu found. The  Dominion government last year, acting  under the-laws as at present existent,:rout  experts to the district to verify Mr. Von  Hammeistein's discoveries, and the re-  port presented bears out in every respect  his contention, and eight of the wells arc  certified to produce o,] to such au extent  as lo be commercial!} valuiblc.  The new company has taken overall  the work done by Mr. Yon Ilammeistein  and has decided to give him a sum, slid  to be one million'dollars for his pievious  services. Mr. Von Ilammerstcin in addition rt-tains a large interest in the new  concern.  Tlie compam 's main fields are at Fort  McMuiray, some 40J miles fioni Edmonton. The Waterwa\s and Athabasca  lailwcy is now being built info tlie company's property at l-'oit MeMurray and it  is expjeteel this load will be completed  iu three years. Iu the meanwhile thc  new concern will proceed to erect refineries aud the other necessary buildings  ���������and as soon as the lailway is in operation  to Edmonton, will be in the market with  pc-lrolunn; the ic-sidues ar.d the asphalt.  Hie company intends to supply pctro-  leuri and asphalt to Canadian" towns, al  a price as'yet liu'hearc'fof ru Canada, and  will thu.s make it possible for western  cities aud to������vus fo put down permanent  pavements at a low cost for the. raw material. Malta will bo procuied iu large  quantities ami shipped east, as well as-  the finest grade ot lubricating oil, and  the company hope to be in tlie market  with a prod-act tor pivement wliich will  easily compete with the products now being shipped into the country fiom Trinidad aud Mexico. Active operations will  be commenced at once.  Home Made Bread for sale at  tlie Russell Law Cau I fie Id store.  Oiiy Council.  The new council met on Monday evening. .All members were present and took  the oath of office without" a murmur.  The mayor made .-i neat speech, ailTl lo  tlie audience it looked as though Green-  wood has ut last captured it" live group of  city fathers. .The number of c ininittec-s  we're reduced-from six to four. The committees are composed as follows: -  Finance���������Craig, Sater find McKca.  Fire,' Water and Light���������Sutherland,  McKec, and Dixon. ������������������/  Health, Cemcleiy and Pound���������lluck-  lcss, oiUlierlaml and Craig.  Streets���������Dixon, Sater and Uucjduss.  Aldeiin.'iii Craig gave notice th.it at tlie  next uicct'iig he would introduce, a temporal y loan bylaw  The Fur Market.  The Ipresenl year's fur collections in  British Columbia do not uiaieiially vary-  in aggiegate qu-intity from the last seasons- The mini: and mat ten, which  make up the major portion ol the supply  are not quite up to Use standard in quality  and color. The British Columbia lynxes,  too, are lather small in tlie. average, although Ihe phonornenal price lias stimulated many white prospector* to set ont  lines of traps, which will enable them to  contribute matciirilly lo the next season's  collection. The gieat stimulus is the  price���������as high as 532 having been realised last Ss-.isou for skins which, ten years  ago would have been counted well sold  at six bits. Tlie foxes this \ear are exceptionally fine���������tlie pride of tlie British  Columbia collections, and it i.s believed  by experts, the best .evi-r. sent out, size,  'quality and color'all being unimpeachable. The price at tlie same time rules  satisfactorily high, having doubled within  tlie past twelve or eighteen months, tbe  sales price for silver fox at present running from 550 ��������� lo Jgoo a skin. Bear,  which Iaterly has been but au indifferent  factor iu tlie trade considerations is coming forward again and the price 011 next  year's eatch is certain to show considerable appreciation, a '_'o per cent, rise b.*  ing noted in recent Seattle sales.  'Ihe Hudson's Bay.company hold their  next sales in early January when the offerings will be confined to rats and  beavers, other furs will lie offered in  March. Tlie general Lamp;on sales are  set for January and March.  Waterman's Idea! Fountain leu, all  prices, cau be procured al Coles' Book  Store. Tlie superiority of Waterman's  Ideal Pen is known everywhere.  In New  a t >u.  One clay last week in Lethbridgc there  were 974 men lined up at the land office  waiting for a chance to take up farms in  Albeita. - -  J)r. Hamilton, tlie new mayor of Eevel-  slokc, was la.sed in Kelson, John Hamilton, his father, is one of the oldest and  mo.it lespecl.-ible citi/.ens of Xelson.  Pat Murphy died in Trail a few days  ago.  Tlie population af British Columbia is  300,000.  Endeiby potatoes are being sold in  High River. Alberta.  For new schools and equipment tlie  province of Alberta expended over a  million dollars last ycor.  Bishop Stu'nger aud C. F. Johnson,  while trying to make the portage fiom  Fort MacPher.son to the head ofthe Porcupine nver last fall, were lost 51-dciys.  They ran out of provisions and had to eat  their liuirknliicks and moccasins before  they readied an Indian camp. Boiled  moccasin is a dish that no other bishop  has evxr eaten.  The Vancouver Mail is the name of a  Sunday paper soon'to be started in Vancouver.  Tlie Vernon council is making it hot  for the Chinese laundries of that town.  The Orient Journal says that four feet  of solid galena has been struck on the  Kettle Rner urine.  The Webb Realty Co. will plat a new-  addition to the town of Orient.  Charles Norris of Rev������istoke lost his  life by being knocked from the top of a  fieiglil car while passing llireugli a snow  shed.  E. A. Smith died suddenly in Walla  Walla. F. J. Smith, liis brother, is editor  ofthe Moyie Leader.  George Hedley, a dishwasher at a  Moyie hotel,' took poison last week and  died iu a short time. *  Tlie miners in tlie Ccetir d'Alenes eat  fifty carloads of eggs every year.  A dispatch from Moose Jaw says that  Dutch Henry, a caltle thief, has been  killed by a mounted policeman.  Thc Successful Poultryman is the name  of a poultry journal just started in Victoria. I j is to be hoped that it will be  able to reduce the price of fresh eggs.  During 1919 the amount of oie shipped  through Kaslo was 19,852 tons.  A tramway is to be built al the Lucky  Jim iu the .Slocan.  Billy Clifie is manager of the hockey  Icarr.' in Moyie.  A drunken Jap, while trying to steal  into Canada troui Port Hill, Idaho, was  found frozen to death on the Crestou  road.  Merritt has over eighty children going  '���������.OsschtJOl.     " _. '.     ,"   -  The population of Canada is about  7.350,000.  W.J. Gibbons and Miss Violet Barnes  were married in Penticton last week.  IJtsil Gnrdom, formerly a policeman at  Endeiby, is now in the real estate business iu Vancouver.  J. M. Kellie was recently married al  Kevelstoke to Mr.s. Smith, lie was years  ago a noted member of thc B. C. legislating.  Leonard, th-* coffee man of Vancouver,  lias paid ������52,000 for a lot in Calgary and  will start one of Ins famous icstaurants in  that city.  Coal delivered lo your door in Trincc  Rupert cos.'s Sir a ton. Thc price of  umbrellas is not quoted by thc local  paper.  Jaincs Douglas has moved from Xew  Micliel to Australia.  The l-'ort George Tribune is to be enlarged from two to four pages. Thc pay-  streak is growing owing to the rush of  land notices aud John Houston will soon  be able to wear diamonds-.  In Fort George tlie Comus club gave  a dinner New Year's Eve, at which dried  salmon, canned lobsters aud other dainties were served.  A Grand Trunk Pacific contractor's  construction camp has been established  at Yellowhead Pass forty miles east of  Tele Jaime Cache.  At Fort George. Ju.hu Houston worked  the old vear out by setting tvpc by lamplight.   ." .'..., . ���������.'   '.. -.: .'-;.'���������  Keil.Gcthing isspsuding the .winter al  Stewart lake.     -.-  The. government will carry -the mail  twice a mouth to Fort George.  Win. Kennedy is shipping' raw furs  from Fort George to St. L>uis. He pays  fronts'$20 lo $22 for lynx, $j to $12 for  fuller, ������5 to. $10 for marten, ������3 lo ������S for  mink, aud 25 cents for nuiskrat and  weasel.  The first- white-womiri came into this  section of the country in .1860.- She  cm j to K.ock'tfe'ek, wheie 400 men were  placer miuing, and the oroville Gazette  says thal'-probdbly Bob'Stevenson is the  only survivor of those who lived at^Rock  Creek during that time. What's the  matter.with Jimmy Copland? He was  there at the lime- and no doubt can remember the name of the white woman  who caused such a sensation'in the camp. .  Thomas II. Hineline of Minneapolis ,'  ma}- start a large Homing mill at Oro-'  villc.  A. E. Wheeler, who owns some copper'  properties near Princeton, has gone to '  Los Angeles for 11 couple of mouths.  Aft*;r "pending twelve years in Alaska  and the Yukon, Oscar Audeisoli has returned to Oroville with the intention of  sUirliug a steam laundry.  In -Mexico there is quite a demand for  Alberta wheat.  A metal dog license lag was recently  found in a can of beef from'Chic.-igo.    -  R. How-son will build a new furniture  store iu Revelstok'e.  The C. P. R. owns, leases ��������� and  operate sover 15,002 miles of railway in  America. This is more .than an;- othtr  road,   t  The Ma-I-Hcrald says that he C. P. R. '  will .soon have to double-track  its ro?d  between Revelstoke and Vancouver.  The B. C. Electric railway will expend  ������80,000 upon buildings at Chilliw&ck.  Some cats sell for as much as jr.ooo iu  London. Here is a chance for Bob Robinson to make some money.  That the operations of the Fraser river  sawmills are of large proportions is shown  by tlie statistics lor 1909. The total cut  was 94,000,000 feet of logs, 105,000,000 of  lumber and 15,000,000 lath. Two thousand five hundicd cars were required to  transport the shipment of 50.000,003 feet  of lumber lo Eastern Canada. Seven'eeu  steamers and four sailing vessels loaded  40.000,000 ieet of lumber at the mills for  Australian, South American and other  foreign porls. The record cut for any  sawmill in the world for a ten-hour day  was made at the Fraser River mills last  year, the cut am muling to .4Sr,oJo feet.  Tlie mill employs 730 men, 250 working in the logging camps and 4S0 at-  the plarrt. Large as the business of the  concern was for last jear, the prospects  are even brighter for this yenr.  Last year one person iu every 92 of  Vancouver's population died. At that  rate unless moie people come iu there  will be no one left in that city in 92 years,  not even Wings.  v  In Seattle bnnkei coal for steamers bas  bceir raised 50 ceuts a ton  - The mayor of Lethbridgj receives $a  salary of fr,Soo a year.  A Chinaman accidentally shot himsc'lf  in C. II- Ellacott's camp at White's landing. He was brought to Quesnel for  treatment.  A mill for thc reduction of zinc ores  into oxide may soon be established at the  Blue Bell urine ou Kootenay lake  Pat Welch and - his partners have received the contract to "-build vjie V.," Vv&  \  E. railway from Princeton to Otter Flat,   .  a distance of iS miles.   Work will commence immediately.  Webb Wright has sold his hotel ii*.  Euderby to a rich man from England for  <26,0D0.  J. G. SlulU is again in the West witb  one of his popular theatrical  companies,,  Torn Harvey, an old C. P, R. man,,  died iu Revelstoke a few* days age.  Pete Grant was given aix months for  shooting liis brother near Chesaw.  Princeton coal sells in Rossland for  ^3.50 a ton.  The dry house of the Josie mine at  Rossland burned down at an expense of  $400.  George P.elton has quit editing the  Gund Forks Gazette and ictiirned to  Manitoba.  From Grand Parks comes thc news that  Miss Daisv Hodges is engaged to marry  B. L- Sackett. }  J. S. Jost, manager of the  B. C." Telephone   Co.  irr Grand Forks,  bas  been,  transferred lo Nanaimo.  Last Tuesday forenoon at about 11  o'clock there was a massrneeting of citizens at tlie Argus factory. The citizens  spread all over the palace of journalism,  from the ground floor to the top of the  roof. As a matter of fact, the top of the  roof was the center of attraction as well  as the warmest spot iu town for tlie time  being. That is tlie.way tbe editor ofthe  Riverside Argus commences to tell liis  readers how "tbe roof of his, print shop  caught 0:1 fire. a  Wanled-  scription.  Vancouver  cotiver.  -Gool live business of any dc-  Must be a paying proposition.  Locators,   Lob ' Block,  Van-  A Lucky Man  Ate  ths Dogs.  Vernon Brewster has made a real  record for hard times. He was lost near  Nome with the thermometer- showing 60  below zero.  Brewster's journey down the Koyukuk  river was.beset with terrible privation ami  hardship.' He .was making his way from  the Cliandlar to Hetties, and had food for  only three days. In taking a aliot.t cut  lie missed Hetties and struck the river  bslow the point where the store i.s located.  On tlie sixth day out his condition became desperate.. He feared that if he  would sleep he would freeze to death iu  ths extreme culd. Almost overcome with  hunger lie killed one of hi:; dogs'for food.  For the next lew days lie went without  food. Then, weak I'roiu hunger, and  realizing that his team could not hold  out itiucli longer, he again sacrificed one  of his dogs to appease his own craving  for-food and the ravenous^appetites of his  team, Five day.-., later, with de.ilh stalking al his elbow, he found it necessary  once more to kill one of his dogs.     ..  On the sixteenth day he staggered into  the United Stairs telegraph station'at lhe  mouth of tlie river, where lie was given  medical attention and nursed, back to  normal hen|th. One of his kauds was  lttwc.ii, though not badly enough.to necessitate amputation, and liis liiqe was  scarred in many places by.lhe arctic cold.  The  Rossland Cnriiivnl  will 'be  tills year Feb, 8 to 12, inclusive^    "  held  It i.s illegal for provincial land surveyors to stake laud.  A real estate man recently sold jJrS.coo  worth of Vancouver lots in Barkerville.  v Last year t>27,000 in gold was taken  from West creek, near Barkerville.  When its new boat is finished tlie B. C.  Express Co. will take passengers from  Ashcioft to Fort George in less than four  days.  The nearest railroad lo the Peace River  is 300 miles distant.     .  Fred, Clark was elected mayor of Grand  Forks. Iii Phoenix D.J. Matheson was  elected by a majority of So.  The Granby company will offer for  sale 13,500 shares of treasury stock at ������85  a share. The money is wanted to clear  the debt incurred by buying an interest  in tlie Crow's Nest Coal company.  E. D. Hall, formerly of Grand Forks,  is s-artiiig a paper in Bossburg.  Gerald May of Grand Forks who was  hurt in the recent hockey game iu Greenwood, is aide to get out 0:1 crutches.  Charles C. D.ily, fornierlv, of Kaslo,  died iu Sutton, Out. last,month.  J. M. Reed of Crestou died last week  Iroin pneumonia.  Pat Welch lias secured  thc contract lo  Thc romance of Western Canada Min-  ing speculation-is ably - illustrated in the  experience of H.'G. Tolls, a Victoria real  estate broker who late in November  nexuired a S'-cti6n of 160 acres of land,  forming originally a pre-emption in the  Portland Canal mining'district, at the  extreme northern boundary of the  province.   Thc price paid was ������8,000.  Two days after tlie purchase strikes of  high-grade ou properties immediately  contiguous made the establishment of.a  new camp a;certainty, and Potts'traqt,  being the ..available" townsile in lhe  neighborhood, it was sold to a New  Yorker, who will build a new city at the  foat of the golden hills. The price was  ������105.ooo spot cash. Potts held the property just fifteen days before he secured,*!  profit of ^97,000 on his investment.  ForlSale���������A large nml well-vcutilalccl  heating s'tove. Price $i. Apply at Ledge  office.  In tlie meadow where-the artist c.itchei  a glimpse of heaven, the farmer sees  nothing but hay.  Thc Lord has never been able lo do  very much for the-man whose religion is  all in bis wil'e'sMiatnc,-  buihl the fifty miles b-tween  Abbotsfonl   tlie sun comes out again, is not likely  nud Hope of the  V.,   V. &  E, railroad,   have a very big niche in any hall offa'i;  Work will commence next month.  Harold Selous was again elected mayor  of Nelson last week.  Fresh eggs are 50 cents iu Victoria. ,  The Crow's Nest Pass Coal company i.s  to rcsunib paying six per cent, dividends.  The company is producing 4,000 tons of  coal daily "'   ��������� '  J. Laughton has sold the Union hotel  in Revelstoke to Cross & Hull of Calgary  for $1.0,000^ '���������';���������'.."'.  ' WlddovvBon, Assayer,, Nelson, B, C.  The mail' vV'ho crawls tinder the bed  when it thunders and stays there until  to  tine,  Thc devil must feel very much at  .home when he finds himself in the company of some men.   .    "'���������',���������.  The preacher, who. never helps a siint  nor makes a sinner nmcl,:,lias probably  liiisunderslootl the L_ord.i; :, -  There is no aurcr'w'ay bt.yrasUng time  than by bair-splitUugabout'anything.  Don't loan your; .money''. ip;>itbc man  who treats his dog, belter.tliun^iq doea.'  his wifc. '   ''   "i    .-,... ;      f  THE' LEDGE,   GREENWOOD,   BRITISH ^COLUMBIA.  /  f Second  1   M    Best  Henry  Took   Ann  at Her  Word, but  Little Jimmy   Rebelled.      |  By LOUISE OLNEY.  <*  9   Copyright,  1909, by Associated Lit-   $  ��������� erary Pres3. <���������  ���������������������������������������������������>������������������*>��������� <k*>**������<t***>������$������������*������*$������'������*<*>0  Ann Mark's eye flushed. Direct as  lior name, she refused to marry Henry  Jasper.^ He stood before her a little  ���������awkwardly, but yet a mnn that most  ���������women would have considered kindly.  He was not forty, well off for Ihe simple community, highly respected, and  his wife, Caroline, had been dead three  years. Being u more iiuiii, how could  he know that Ann, his old schoolmate,  hud sult'ei-ed agonies when as a young  innn he had coin-led and married her  cousin?  No one knew why Ann had not married. She never wore her heart on her  sleeve. Xow, in spite of herself, ber  heart softened lo lilni, uoiing how his  hand ruffled bis hair us It always did  when ho wus puzzled and unhappy.  ���������J never did think I could be second  best in iiny mini's life." she went on  rather cruelly. "And I don't see how  at my use, thirty-five, and I don't cure  who knows It���������I don't see how 1 can  beuin playing mother to another'woman's child. The boy will hate me, as  nil children do a stepmother. No; ask  Rome other woman." The man flushed  nnsrrily.  "Don't insult me. Ann. You know 1  don't want any other woman. I've al-  ���������ways���������you know I can't toll you what  ] always ihmifdii of you. It wouldn't  seem fair to Caroline, who did ber best  by me."  The   world   knew   sho   bad   been   a  weak, ifretful, untidy woman, jealous,  thriftless,  her baby beauty gone in a  few years.  And it knew of his loyalty.  He could not tell this woman how in  tbe years she had heen about his house  helping Caroline  his   heart  had  gone  out   to   Ann's   cheery   strength,   her  wholesome, healthy kindness. Ee tried  one word more.  "Ann, if you knew how I needed yon  " In every way you would come.  Do you  flunk I have forgotten how to love?"  Pi ill she shook ln>r head.   He turned  slowly awny, climbed   into his buggy  nnd drove to liis own farm.   Ann sat  thinking,  for  she   remembered   many  things.  She finally.rose and went into  - her sisler's house, where she was visiting.   Molly looked at Imr curiously ns  she entered, waiting to be told something,   for  she   had  guessed   nenry's  ' errand.   But she was forced to respect  Ann's silence.  In Ihe crisp September morning Ann  started out 'or a walk. She went over  the hill wliPi-e she used to play with  Molly nnd with Henry ancl Caroline.  How strangely things hart worked out!  She thought'of'her busy life ns forewoman in a big shop, her practical,  busy, useful, lonely life. How soon  her visit to the old "place would be  over! Reaching the top of lhe hill, she  *snt down in the falling leav*>s. pushing  the heavy dar I; hair back from her  face. Her big eyes were soft and kind  and dark, like an animal's oyos. She  w-.-is (all and vigorous.  Down in the valley she could see  Henry Jasper's house nnd barnyard.  He was hitching the bays to Ihe buggy, and presently he drove awny. A  sudden temptation assailed her. She  hnd heard Molly say his most recent  housekeeper hud left. Should she go  nnd have a look at things? She did not  see the boy ubnut. Probably .Mmmy  was at bis grand mother's. She rose  and walked across the stubble.  The door was locked, but she found  the key under (he- mat and entered.  She could have groaned at sight of the  kitchen���������dishes unwashed, floor ditto,  disorder rampant. The sitting robin,  the bedroom, everything was a sorry  sight to her housewifely eye, for she  " was first and always a housekeeper.  Things had beeu bad enough in Caroline's time, but now they were impossible. ' .     -  She had no compunction about, entering. She had always been In and  out before she went to the city.. He  would not care. She looked at the  clock and calculated that he could not  get back fronb town under two hours.  Then she rolled up her sleeves nnd  skirt and went to work���������dishes first,  then the door, then sweeping, dusting  und making beds. Before she knew  it three hours had gone and it was  noon. She found a bite to eat and decided lo go on even if he caught her  at it.   She did not care.  Knowing it would take weeks to get  everything as it should be, she chose  those points to put to fights flint would  make  for sheer comfort.    She   made  some   ph-s   mid   ginger   cookies   and  doughnuts and boiled some corned beef  from the barrel, trying not to see the  condition the cellar was in. The afternoon wore on, nud still Henry did not  return. '. She mended some of Jimmy's  cloi lies, "poor'child!  She bad decided thnt she would keep  . at work ns Jong as possible and then  sllde.ont. the buck way when she saw  hitn  coining,  but  it was   not. to  be.  About -I she suddenly was aware of a  ���������-' wiiiliiiij'in the yard and from the door  beheld .Jimmy, fish pole Id hniuK'Ilmp-  tjng along'-and crying at every step.  He wus ii boy of len, like bis father ns  one pea to another.   She ran to meet  liiitivntid saw that his foot wns cut and  bleeding.   She picked him tip and carried In"m in. washed his foot, dressed  it nnd put lifm on the sofa, where she  fed him.   Ap she eanie to take away  tbe plate be suddenly. In Ihe most tin-  boylike fashion, snatched her about  the neck und kissed her. Then he fell  asleep'.- ,;  liy this time she had no thought of  going back till the child's father cauie.  She moved about ihe kitchen and dining room lu her orderly, effective way  ���������a way businesslike, eminently woni-  aiily und good.. The  waste apparent  everywhere annoyed her Ibrlfly soul  She saw fort# wtfya toAief ter arid save,  She set. Hip liable WilliIn fresh cloth  and put a,gopd slipper to cook on the  stove she (ind (ilflekened n( lhe cost of  lier prefljy, ptiimft hands, her one bean-  'tv Riii-p' iW eves.   It was ucarlnt? fi  o'clock.  Alter a little Jimmy awoke nnd  without warning began to cry, refusing to tell what troubled hlin, but denying I hat It was his foot. Finally  Ann got a low rocker, took the child in  her arms and began lo rock him.  CJreat boy that ho was, he snuggled to  her. his unloved little heart accepting  the comfort. I rust Ing this soft voiced,  smiling.. mother armed woman who  called herself Aunt Ann.  As she sat thlfs, her attention quite  absorbed. Henry Jnsper came wearily  to the kitchen door, his arms loaded  with groceries, his race hopeless. He  bad.been wondering where to look for  Jimmy, who. had been allowed that  morning lo go to a neighbor's.  Then with unbelieving joy he saw  the clean room, (he spread table, the  new air of comfort, and, best of all, In  Ann Mark's kind arms he saw his  sleeping motherless child���������a child nearly ns uninothered before his own mother's death as after it. Sho looked up at  Iiitii and smiled.  "lie cut his foot and came home crying. I came over, and when I snw so  much to do I went to work. 1 knew  you wouldn't mind, Henry."  Mind! The hard thing was thnt she  should come just to go again; that she  should give him a taste of this calm  comfort, let him see her like this and  deny him a continuance of it. lie was  \ory miserable lu his gratllude.  "Put your packages on the sink."  she commanded, "and when I have laid  Jimmy down I will put them a way.  Will you open lhe oven door and look  at the biscuit?" He obeyed her, then  stood looking while sho deftly put  everything in its place. Tlie milk pail  shiningly waited for him to take it  and go out to milk, but he lingered.  And Jimmy awoke and wanted to tell  his father about the enormous fish thai  nibbled nt his hook nnd got almost  caught and how he hnd cut his foot ou  the broken bottle and found Aunt Ann  to bind it up.  "Supper is ready, nnd you had better  eat before you do the rest of the  chores. Henry," she said, helping the  boy to limp to his place.  They ate joyfully, talking, laughing,  the man wondering how many minutes would pass before she rose lo go.  The future yawned emptily. She wns  asking him about his housekeepers,  what he paid them, advising him wh.-u  ho should do. Finally when she rose  he rose too. They stood facing each  other, and her clear eyes smiled.  "You arc��������� Oh. Ann. you have been  good!" he said awkwardly. "Shall I  hitch up and drive you home, or will  you walk?" So he had taken her at  her word. It was evident that he had  no thought of anything permanent in  all this. But the woman had. She  saw here her place, her opportunity.  The old hurt and anger had passed,  and she was again at heart the simple  girl who had loved in secret this man  who -was at last hers. She paused a  moment, still looking at him. There'  was now no thought of being "second  best." She would make herself all to  them.  "I'll wash the dishes up first, nnd  (lien after you have done the chores  you can walk back with me." Jimmy  set up a sudden wail from his chair,  where he still sat at the table  A Little Cold   '  lie caught a little cold���������  That  was  all.  So the neighbors sadly said.  As they gathered round his bed,  When they heard that he wns dead.  He caught a little cold���������  That was all. (Fuck.)  .Neglect of u cough or cold olten  leads to serious trouble. To break up  a cold in twenty-four hours and cure  any cough that is curable,- mix two  ounces of Glycerine, a half ounce of  Virgin Oil of Pine compound pure and  eight ounces of pure Whiskey. Take  a teaspoonful every four hours. You  buy these at any good drug store ancl  easily mix them in a largo bottle.  JUST  IN  TIME.  The Squire Wasn't Actually Nigh, but  He Was a Little Close.  They were discussing tbe client  tiaits of old Squire Uregsuu's character, the funeral being a thing of the  past. ���������'Somw way or 'nother, between  bis goin' an" the bury in", nobody felt  free to speak," Abel Nutting bad said  as an Introduction to his remarks. "It  seemed inore'u likely he'd come to  again au' call us to account, same as  usual."  "lie was, free to give to philanthropy  an' the church," said Barton Sedgwick  when his turn came, "but In the faiu'-  ly circle 1 called him kind o' close. 1  won't go so fur's to say he was aetu'l-  ly nigh, but be curt'uly was kind o'  close."  "As how?" inquired three voices in  unison. They all bad plenty of instances of the old squire's "closeness,"  but il was Barton's privilege to speak  first, lie being a cousin once removed.  "Well. 1 was there to a Sunday dinner with him last December," said  B.-irton slowly. "He luvlted Sally an'  me, same as always, once a year.  "Well. Sally had one o' those stuffy  colds that make you feel worse'n if  you had pneuinouy. an' she vowed she  wouldn't go. She said she couldn't  taste any thing anyway, an' the mere  thoughts o' his cold pork an' boiled  potatoes went against her. But she  wanted I should go for policy, same as  all us relations went, an' 1 did.  "Well, when I got there an' "told  squire he said, 'Sally not eomin'!' au'  clipped It right out Into the kitchen,  leaviu' the doors open all the way.  " 'Here,' he said to old Jane Wills,  that cooked an' done for bim, 'have  those potatoes boiled soft yet? That's  good. You lift out Mis' Sedgwick's  potato, an' it'll be just right to fry for  my breakfast tomorrow,' he said, 'for  Mis' Sedgwick is kep' nt home with a  cold. Lift it out careful! That's right!'  "An' when he come back to me lie  was all creased up with smiles, he was  so pleased  with  himself."  Mr.   Harriman's  Ambassador  "Mr. I-Iarriinan for all liis wealth  was not purse-proud," said- a New  York broker. "Yet -lie thought a lot  of money. He used to tell with a  good deal of sympathy a story about  the Russian ambassador to the court  of Louis XIV.  "Louis XIV., playing,at cards at  Versailles, dropped a franc on the  floor ancl stooped lo look for it. Then  the Russian ambassador, who was  very rich, said with a scornful laugh:  " 'Let me  assist your majesty.  "And he took out a 1,000 franc note,  lighted it, and held it near the ground  for a torch."  "According to this magazine," said  Mrs. TSiffingham, "sliced onions scattered about'tlie room will absorb the  odour of fiesh paint,." "J guess that's  right," rejoincd_ lliffingliam. "Likewise, also, a broken neck will relieve  a man from catarrh."  JTf���������"If I'd. known how sarcasfi-'  you wore, I never should have innr-  "ied yon."  Si..���������"You !n:ci a ch..nen lo notice  il. Didn't I say 'This is so sudden'  when you proposal to ine after four  years' courtship?"  aice underwear  viVfe-v*. ������������������������'*���������������!  !-S������ i%V* ������������������������������������'���������  "Before we wore married- you used  to write me three letters a day."  "Did T really?"  "Yes, you did. And now. you are  annoyed because T ask you t!o write  me a little of a cliocme."  Miss Helen Gould has given $1130,000  lo the American college for girls af  Constantinople. The college is nboul  to move from Scui.-ri-i to the European  side of the Bosplirous. Dr. Mary  Mills Patrick, a i-utivn of Canterbury,  N.I I., is the i.resident. -���������"*���������  Proof  'We're     going  '���������������������������"���������?#-.^  "������������������    . ������������������  -,.<,**3V''  to    move  loiun-.y  -iooii."  Sannny���������"TToiv do you know?"  Tommy���������"IIow do 1  know!1   Diclu'i  mo   mother   leniine     break   a  windei  t'other day and didn't say notliin'?"  Young Husband���������You want me "to  give up smoking. Do you know thai  it. recniires a pretty strong will to do  that?  Wife���������Well, I have a strong will.  SEEING   UNDER  WATER.  The minister alwaysfelt it lo be his  duty to give each young couple a little  serious advice before he performed tlie  marriage service.  "And now," he said, in closing the.  ceremony, "I hope you fully realize  the extreme importance of the step  you are taking, ancl that you are prepared for it."  "Prepared!" she said, innocentlv.  ".Well, if I ain't prepared, I don't  know who is. I've got four common  ouilts and two best ones, and two  brand new feather beds, len sheets  and six pairs of pillow-slips, four all-  linen tablecloths, a dozen spoons, and  a good six-quart kettle."  "Oh, yes, I think you're prepared,"  said the parson as lie left the vestrv.  to   20  years ago, most everyone  considered that all Underwear���������no  matter how welK cut and made���������,  would shrink and harden.  In those days, the makers were working  on the wrong idea.    They were trying to .  find a way to finish Underwear so that it  would not shrink, instead of trying to find  a   way' to get the shrink,out the  vyool  before . the ,yarn   went   to * the  knitting  machines.1 " ���������  _ 'i  The late C. E. Stanfield���������who knew  wool  as only a man can know it  who  studies it from thc sheep's back to   the-  wearer's back���������gave his attention to the  problem for years.   . '  Living in Nova Scotia, he soon realized  that woolen underwear, and the best of  pure woolen underwear, was the only kind that would 'and could protect  the Canadian against the rigorous Canadian Winter. ., He found that as  underwear was then made, he could not make, woolen underwear that  would not shrink, mat and harden. He devoted himself to. this problem  and after many years of experimenting, he# finally discovered a method  by which he could take the shrink out of the wool before the garments  were knitted. ���������  '"'  ��������� -  This method, improved and perfected, has made possible the immense business  of Stanfield's Limited, with a larger output of their special classes of Underwear-  than any other factory in Canada. ,  The Stanfields make underwear today because Canadian people find Stanfield's  Underwear the most comfortable, the most durable, and the warmest for its weight,  The Stanfields are making more underwear every year because the  buying public demands more of it.   Popularity is a good test of quality.  In 3 standard weights���������Light (Red Label),  Medium (Blue Label) and  Heavy (Black Label) and  iy otrur weights and qualities to suit the needs  ���������nd requirements.of every man and woman.  The best dealers everywhere handle Stanfield's Underwear.  Catalogue showing styles,   and  sample  of fabric,   sent   free  for  your address, g  '"M\t  M-Wl  \lr  pfa  \?  0  President ;\  'Stanfield's Limited  TRURO. N S. ���������  The Refraction of Light and the Limiting Angle of Vision.  One of the must peculiar things In  connection with life under water is  what is known as tbe limiting angle of  vision. This applies to fishes, divers,  submarine crews and. in fact, any be-  I don't  want you to go away." he j in������ Possessing the power of sight aud  cried, "aud I won't stay alone while  papa goes with you!" Ana went behind his chair and put her arms around  him. She did uot look at the child's  father.  "Listen, Jimmy. Auntie must go tonight, but if you will be good till papa  comes back I will come again."  "When will you? How long will you  stay?" he demanded, with the delinite-  noss of childhood. No uncertainty for  Jimmy!   She did not hesitate.  "I will come back���������in the morning���������  and I will stay always���������If papa says  that 1 may!"  Jimmy, forgetting his foot, jumped  at her neck like a little boa constrictor. But ids father set him "down,  wanting her himself just then.  "Are you going to let her stay,  papa?" Then Henry Jasper laughed,  and the burden of unhappy years rolled from his shoulders. Ann was presently forced to hand him the milk pail  as a bint to let her get at the dishes.  desiring to look through the water nt  objects In the air. The effect is not  due (0 a defect in vision, but to tbe refraction or bending of light, and  no j and her chagrin may be imagined  Upward Revision  One evening at lamily prayers the  bead of tlie house read' that" chapter  which concludes with, "And the wif.-  sc-o that sho reverence her husband."  After the exercise had closed and  the children had gone to bed, he quoted it, looking meaningly at his wife.  "Let us see what (lie"Revised Version says on that subject," said she.  "I will follow the new teaching, if  you please."  The Revised Version was produced,.  NOT FOR MONEY  SAYS MR. QUIRK  WOULD HE BE WITHOUT DODD'S  KIDNEY PILLS  , Pantomime Performances.  Most pantomime characters were originally borrowed from the Italians. The  first real English pantomime was pro  duced at a theater in Lincoln's Inn  Fields in 1720. It was called "Harlequin Kxccuted." and its subtitle was  "A New Italian Comic Scene Between  a Scaramouche. a Harlequin, a Country Farmer. His Wife and Others."  The performance was very successful.  About the middle of the eighteenth  century the character of pantomime  performances was completely altered,  chiefly because of (he genius of the  famous (Jriinnidl. who made the clown  the lirst figure ln������lhc pantomime. (Jrl-  maldl first appeared at Sadler's Wells  theater, where he played the part of a  monkey. He was actively engaged on  the stage for forly-nine years, and at  the close of his career he took a benefit at Prury Lane theater which realized nearly ������000. He also received ������100  from the Dniry Lane fund. This was  in June. 1.S2R He died In 1837 mid was  burled In the churchyard of St. James'  chanel. Pentnnvlllr* Hill.  Decorative Exchange.  Reciprocal    thoughtfulness    ever    holds  sway.  Wc give and wo take to the best of our  skill.  While Paris devises new fashions so gay,  Wo make new designs for a coin or a  bill.  .      >     ���������Houston Post.  telescope or other optical instrument  can get around it.  The effect consists of the impossibility of seeing anything ou the outside  unless the observer directs his line uf  sight within forty-eight degrees of the  vertical. If a forty-nine degree angle or  over is takpu, the surface, no matter  how clear the water Is, acts as a perfect mirror and reflects objects at the  bottom of the water, thus not allowing  anything on the outside to be seen.  The consequeuee of this property Is  the most startling of all, for everything  ou the outside can be seen and thus  has to be seen in the cone described  by the forty-eight degree angle from  the eye. This shows nil outside objects huddled together and appearing  high in air. Thus, if one dives into tho  middle of a wide river, on looking up  the banks will appear close together,  but, at a great distance from the observer, high in air. -   ���������  This angle is called the "critical" angle and of course varies with tlie two  media In contact.  If oue desires to make the experiment  a square glass bos or an aquarium will  answer very well. Suspend this from  the ceiling or support it on a wall  bracket and look under it at an angle.  The phenomenon will be observed as  Indicated.. The clearer the water and  the stronger the light the more clearly  will  things nppeur.  the head impressively read, "Ancl let  the wife see that she fear her husband."���������New York Lvoning Post.  An office seeker's love for his country is a good deal like.that of a title-!  foreigner foi\an American heiress.  Poor Bill  Noble Sportsman���������Whatever it is  I've shot it makes a most unearthly  row!  Keeper���������Yes; poor bill ain't got a  very musical voice, has he?  Mother���������Hut why are you afraid to  kiss Miss Kffie?  Tho Family^ Terror���������Because when  pa kissed her the other clay on the  staircase she slapped his face.  A woman's idea of a tactful man is  one who is able to incre.-.su the admiration she has for herself.  They Cured His Lumbago of Twenty  Years Standing, and Made. Him  Feel Twenty Years Younger.  Fortune -Harbor, Nfkl. (Special).���������  Sixty years of age but hale hearty  and with all the vigor of a young  man, Mr. Ric. ard Quirk, wel! known  and highly respected here gives all  the credit for his good health to  Dodd's Kidney Pills.  '.'I .suffered for "over twenty years  from Lumbago and' Kidney Disease,"  Mr. Quirk says, "ancl after consulting  doctors and taking their medicines",  made 'up my mind I was incurable. I  was unable to work when I 'was persuaded to buy a box of Dodd's Kidney-  Pills To my great ancl happy surprise I had not taken half a box when  I experienced great relief. Seven;  boxes  cured  me.    That was  in  1900   windows  and I am' still cured.   I would not 02 I   without Dodd's Kidney Pills for any i  money. I am twenty years younger I  than before I took them"      "      - .   I  Dodd's Kidney Pills cure the Kid-!  noys. Healthy Kidneys strain all the!  impurities out of the blood. That's;  why...tliey cure Rheumatism, Sciatica I  and other diseases caused by the i  presence of uric acid in the blood.  Easy to Tell  With hisses and groans thc audience greeted the principal scene of  the new drama. All hope, then, was  at an end.  "It\s hard to tell just what the pub-  Ii.-1 wants," murmured the heart-broken playwright.  "It's easy enough to toll* in this  case," said the manager grimly. '.'It  wants its money back!"  Tt is said that most of the suicides  1 egret- -it after swallowing thc fata:  dose���������just as some men do after getting' niairied.  .  Dol -  'Tis best to think before you speak,  It is thc safest way;  Don't always say just what you think,  But do think what you say.  Red, Weak, Weary, Watery Eyes  Relieved By Murine Eye Remedy.  Try Murine For Your Eye Troubles.  You Will Like Murine- It Soothes.  50c At Your Druggist's. Write For  Eye Books. Free. Murine Eye Remedy Co., Toronto. /  It, is better to make good once than  to bluff twice..  One Thing Needful  The Highwayman ��������� ."Hands up!  Give us yer money, or I'll,blow yer  brains out.1" ��������� .    .  The Victim���������"Blow away!. You can  live here without brains, but not without money."���������The Sketch.  A womarwean't understand why. her  husband is more interested in the  brand of tobacco the new next door  neighbor smokes than he is in the  kind  of  lace  curtains   in  thc  parlor  Agents Wanted  to push and sell 1  full line of-'The -  Wlllmott Binder*,  Mowers, - Rakei,  Shockers, Shock  Loaders, Etc.  Apply  HENRY  W.  KING,    -  Western  Representative.        ' Regina.  The output of 'the mining industry  of Japan for 1908 totalled $51,583,000.  . Why He Was a Heathen.  Sir Arthur Faii.sh.-iw rclnii-d an amusing story of a  MnliaiiiiiiiMlaii servant  who when asked his religion replied:  "Beg pardon, sar. I'm a heat lieu."  When asked by his master what he  meant by a heathen the man answered:  "Bok pardon, sar, a worshiper of  stocks and stones."  "Confound It." remarked the master,  "I can't keep a man like that In my  service."  To which came the Immediate rejoinder:  "Beg pardon, sar. In your highness'  service no lime to worship anything!"  ���������London News.  The Doubtful Witness.  "I must have time," the expert said,  "For framing a reply."  And then he asked and scratched his head,  "Pray, on which side am I?"  ���������New Orleans Times-Democrat.  His Faux Pas.  "I hear your waich was stolen."  "Yea.   The Infernal  idiot took It to  the pawnshop.   There It was at once!  recognized, nnd  Ihe man  was locked  up."-Llppliicott's Magazine.  A Possible Exhibit.  Turkey Is talking of giving n fair  i'o show ..0 the world what It owns.  I'erliaps 'iwlll display to the visitor there  A palace of butchered men's bones.  -Philadelphia Ledger  He Spoke Too Soon.  A well known business man attended  his daughter's commencement exercises at an eastern college. He bud  been greatly pleased with ihe beauty  and dignity of the'exercises nnd was  discoursing to his wife upon the refining Influences of college life. Suddenly his Impressive monologue' wus cut  short. A girl iiyap and gown came  dashing down Ihe sleps of the main  hall waving iwr diploma and shouting,    "Educated, .by   gosh!"  Plenty of fresh air,  sleeping out-doors and a  plain, nourishing diet are  all good and helpful, but  the most important of  allu  Scott's Emulsion  It is the standard treatment prescribed by physicians all over the world  for this dread disease. It  is the ideal food-medicine to heal the lungs  and build up the wasting  body.  FOR SALE BY ALL DRUGGISTS  Send lOo., aitmo ef paper end thla *d. for  our benutlful SnTlnRii Uunlc and Oblld'o  Skotch-Book. Each bank oontalnj ��������� Qoo4  Luck Vtnnr.  SCOTTABOWNE  126 Wellington S������., West, Toronto, Out  IgSSmSrBSSOSrS  Teacher���������Johnnie, where is the  South Pole?  Johnnie���������Dunno.  Teacher���������You don't know after all  my teaching.  Johnnie���������No. If Shackleton can't  find it, there's no use of me trying.  Minard's  Liniment Cures Burns, Etc.  - The German improved Dreadnought  Westfalen made its trial run in the!  North sea. She did twenty knots an  hour with 24,000 horsepower. The  contract with the Weser yard onlv  stipulated for nineteen knots and  20,000 horsepower.  There are 404 merchant-vessels now  euipped for wireless telegraphy and  302 vessels fitted with'submarine signalling apparatus, according to tlie  annual report of JJoyd's Register.  -."���������'  "A.horse! A'horse!" the actor cried ;  In accents of disdain  A little gallery god replied:  "Gwau!   Git an aeroplane"  ���������Chicago Record-Herald.  BABY'S OWN TABLETS  A SMILE IN EVERY DOSE  CUT YOUR FUEL BILL IN HALF  by tising a   .  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Sold by all medicine  dealers'or by mail at 25 cents a box  from The Dr. Williams' Medicine Co.,  Urockville, Ont..   ��������� ..  .���������-,  CHE MIC A LkYiPUPIFIED  offer you'more of  Better Toilet Tissue for the Same  Money than any  Other Make on the Market.  Made in Every Known   Form   and   Variety,  and Every Sheet Guaranteed: Chemically Pure.  Always Everywhere in Canada Ask For EDDY'S MATCHES  _?B______y_____  Votelesonoag.  A voteless city some prefer,  Tliuuitli It muy nilas a lot of fun.  Nobody bids you "resistor"  Nor bellows "fraud" when all Is done.  Not Anxious.  "You have quilt* a number of the  poets," said Ooodby, wlio wns Inspecting Woodby's library. "Ah. there's  Urownlng!-, Do you understand him?"  "No; I don't." said Wood by.  "Ab," said (Joodby, continuing his  examination, "have you Phted?"  "Certainly not. Wlial's the- use of  ftrnylng?   I  ain't  anxious  to  under-  >tnnt\ lilm " ��������� .  .."  Exquisite Designs  When you wish beautiful  silver, you naturally ask for  1847 Rogers bros:  Knives, forks, spoons, etc.,  so stamped have a permanent  beauty and durability.  B*s1 {������ Mb, d/jfti������, wiiltti,'  tic, u* llimp4d  lMERIDEN BRITACO.i  JOOLD SV tlADlNO DBALBM������   "Silver Plate that Wwr������"l  The Winner  The manager of tho Steokannm restaurant recently received numerous  complaints concerning the negligence  of the waiters, who, it was alleged,  talked incessantly nboul, horse racing.  Anxious t'o find if the accusation  hnd any foundation in fact lie was all  eyes and ears to find a culprit, and ultimately succeeded. A diner had jus},  given his order and the waiter yelled  down tho hoist: "Calf's head one!"  Then a voice from the depths beneath filtered into tho manager's cars.  "Great Scott!"-it said. "What's second and third?" V  W. N. U��������� No. 770.  MAOR IN CANADA,  IS  USED   BY THE  BEST   BAKERS,  CATERERS  I AND   HOME   COOKS, AS   WELL   AS   BY   THE  LARGE    STEAMSHIP   AND    RAILROAD    COMPANIES,'AND IS PREFERRED TO ANY OTHER.  E.. W.GILLETT CO. LTD;, TORONTO. ONT.  ������������������- '^m-m-m.-m.T ,     HTl'T .H lilllllllri '���������.J  .;    j    .. J'   'Ii ^  'f     ir.-O.  ^.y i  THE   LEDGE, - GREENWOOD.   BRITISH COLUMBIA.  DOVER A GREAT PORT.  "For threo weeks I actually  had to be fed like one feeds a  baby, because my hands. and  arms were so . covered with  eczema that they had to be  bound up all the time."  So aays Miss V. McSorley, 75 Gore  Street., Sault Stc. Mario, and adds:  "From finger tips to elbows the disease spre'a I, my finger nails came off  and my flesh was one raw mass. Tho  itching and the pain wore almo.it ox-  cuciat'ng. I had three months of.this  torture and at one time amputation  was discuaaod.       ' -  - -  "Zam-Buk alone saved my hands  and arms. I persevered w itli it, and  to-day I am curud completely of every  trace of the dleaded eczema., I for-  vently hope sull'crers may learn of the.  miracle Zam-Buk has worked in my  oase."       ' ��������� .  Zam-Buk ii -without .equal for  eczema, ringworm, ulcers, abscosses,  piles, cracked hands, cold' ,sores,  ohapped places, and all skin injuries  and diseases. Druggists and stores  at 50 cents a box, or post 'free from  Zam-Buk Co., Toronto, for price.  ^How He Fooled 'Em  Frank Nelson, former state superin-  - tendent of. public instruction of Kansas and" "Cap" Gibson, the   veteran  .record clerk in Auditor Nation's   office, are great friends.   Nelson is now  picsident    of    a    Minnesota  college.  When Nelson  was still in  the state-  house, he arid Gibson had a talk one  day about teaching school.' "I    was  once   a   school  teacher,"   volunteered  i'TJibson.       "   "  "Is that so?" asked Nelson.   "How  long?"  "Yes, I fooled 'em thirteen years,"  replied "Cap."  " 'How was that?" asked Nelson.  '     "Oh," said Cap, "I quit when teachers,   had    to    qualify"���������Kansas  City  Journal.       v-  "You  can't  get  something  for nothing."       ��������� ���������  'No?   Ask some of the mining stock  br. 1'ers.  Husband, who fell asleep while receiving a Caudle lecture, hears ��������� the  morning alarm clock. "Oh, for goodness sake; Maria, shut up .'"���������Boston  Transcript.   -      "       -   .  , .  SMMsCi/re  quickly stops couebs, cures colds, heals  the  throat and  lungs. ���������   ���������   -  25 conta  VETERAN SCRIP  THE FARMER'S OPPORTUNITY!  DO VOU realize the opportunity  South African Veteran Scrip  affords to secure title to 320 or  640 acres of land? 'Land adjoining  that upon which you can locate  ���������Veteran Scrip is being sold to-day  at from 810 to $15 an acre. Figure  it out what this means to you. _  8CRIP SOLD ON EA8Y TERM8.  We will sell 320 ACRE WARRANTS  ���������on terms���������without any cash payment if you have improved farm  land to offer as security. Our price  is only 5625.00 a Warrant and five  years to pay the same.  CANADA LOAN & REALTY CO.  " .- Limited.  315-317   Mclntyre'' Block,    Winnipeg.  , A Great Deal of Work Is Being Done  on  Its Navy'Yard.  It is not generally realised that the  naval harbor works" at Dover have  been in hand for twelve years. Dover  was used as a base for the fleets  which the Romans maintained for the  suppression of the pirates of Northern Europe. Sir Walter Raleigh recommended Dover for development as  a naval base, and Henry VIII. did  much for its benefit, building a new  pier there.-  In more recent times Dover has  been the subject of much talk and  comparatively little action. Three  royal commissions sat on a proposal  to build a harbor_there in the middle  of,last century���������one in -1840, another  in ,18-14, and a third in the following-  year. "All-that resulted, however, was  the Admiralty Pier, begun in 1847 and  not - completed until' twenty years  after.  Many years later the Dover Harbor Board brought forward a scheme  for the commercial development ot  the port, and their plans were actually  sanction in 1891. Soon after,- how.  ever, they were modified owing to tho  decision of the Admiralty to construct  there a "national harbor of refuge,"  the contract for which was let to  Messrs. Pearson & Son in 1895, and;  wtiich the Prince of Wales opened recently.  .The work has been a tedious one,  ancl it is open to doubt���������in naval  circles, to openly expressed doubt���������  whether the place will' ever be worth  what has been spent'on it! The'result of the twelve year's work is ii  naval harbor 610 acres in extent, ancl  a tiny commercial harbor (by courtesy) of eighty acres. The harbor is  enclosed by the Admiralty Pier, 4,00')  feet long, the "eastern arm," 3,32'J  feet, long, and the detached southern  breakwater, 4,200 feet long. In addition, a sea wall 3,850 feet long was  built in connection with the reclamation of twenty-three acres of land at  the eastern end of the harbor. During  the twelve years of work, as many as  two thousand men have been employed at one time. ��������� . '  " The conduction of the eastern arm  and of the Admiralty Pier extension  were proceeded with simultaneously.  Most of the concrete blocks used  weighed forty tons each, and were  placed in position by powerful cranes.  Three of^these machines always followed each other on tho works, the  first preparing the sea bed, the second  placing the blocks, and the third  working the great diving bells for un:  der-water work. The gantries for the  crane railways were made of Australian blue-gem, ��������� specially ' selected in  the tree by a'representative of Messrs.  Pearson, sent to Tasmania for the  purpose. Each of the piles was about  100 feet long, and their value, when  prepared, was $2,500 each.  Old  iron  Ships.  Modern war vessels become obsolete  with ruinous rapidity; but the mercantile marine shows many instances  of iron vessels now in regular service  at ages rivalling those of the ancient  timber fabrics. Readers will recall  the disastrous wreck of the New Zealand steamer Penguin on Cape Tera-  whiti; but it will surprise many to  learn that this vessel was built on  the Clyde as far back as 1864 by- Tod  and MacGregor, the historic, builders  of Jules Verne's famous blockade-  -runner. Thc same year saw thc graceful Iona, still accounted a model  craft, take the water from J. and G.  Thomson's yard.  In 18f>3 the Lough Foyle was launch-,  ed' by J. Barr; Glasgow, in 1846 the  Mary Jane by Tod and MacGregor,  and in 1844 the Edinburgh Castle by  Smith and Roger. These packets, under other and well-known names, arc  still in active service, and are to  all appearance as staunch now as  when they were launched over half a  century ago, though the firms who  built them have long disappeared.  Steel vessels have yet to prove their  relative durability, as the oldest example now running is probably the  comparatively youthful and popular  Royal Mail steamer Columbia, built  in 1878 of mild steel from the mills  of the Steel Company of Scotland.���������  Chamber's Journal.  Two of a  Kind  . The dean of a western   university  was told by the students that the cook  was turning out food not "fit to eat."  The dean summoned the delinquent  lectured him on his .-shortcomings  and threatened him witlj 'dismissal  unless conditions weio bettered.  "Why, sir," excleimed the cook,  "you oughtn't to place so much importance on what, the young men tell  you about my meals. They come to  mc in just the same way about youi  lectures."���������The Argonaut.  Passenger���������"Conductor, isn't this  f.iam very much behind time'-' Seems  tj mo that we aro going very slowly."  Conductor���������"No, sir; wo'aie making tho usual time. I've been on. the  road ten years, and I know."  '., Passenger���������''Been on-the road ten  years!-' Great Scott! . What station  clid|ybu get on at?"���������Judge.,  Just Went Through the Motions  "Does your husband play cards for  '���������* o'-.ey?"  from   practical   results,"  ered'young    Mrs.    Torkins,    "1  "!uc!ging  Something in It  "Do you believe there is  anything  in  luck?'" queried  the shiftless'   per  son  "Vn= "  Yes," rejoined the hustfer. "There  is more or less intelligence and per-  'serverance in it."  ���������should  say not.    But all  men in the game do"  thc   other  -'Mother���������"What is the matter, my  clear?   Why are you crying?"     '  'Harry (between sobs)���������"! lef my  ni'lasses candy on that chair, and the  deacon's a-sitting on it."  - "Didn't I t������ll yer that Bill \vw. too  slow to live?"' "Why," what's 'e bin  and done now?" "He's gone and got  run over by a hearse."  A GIFT  THAT ANY MAN  WOULD APPRECIATE  THIS $5.00 set of Military Brushes  is one of the best values wc have  ever shown.  The brushes <ve made of genuine  ebony, contain fine French bristle^,  and are enclosed  in  a  handsome  morocco leather case.  Sent post-paid, for $5.00, to any  address    in   Canada ��������� except   the  Yukon���������order by the number��������� 415.  SEND FOR CATALOGUE Ft  Our hindjomely illustrated 144 pstfe catalogue of Diamonds. Jewelry. Silverware,  Leather, Arts Goods and Novelties, free  upoa request.  Ryrie Bros., Limited  134-138 Yonge Street  TORONTO  - A Pill That Proves Its Value���������Those  of weak stomach will find strength-in  l'armelee's Vegetable Pills, because  they serve to maintain the healthful  action of���������thc stomach'and the liver,  irregularities in which are most distressing. Dyspeptics are well acquainted with them and value them  :-t their proper worth. They have  afforded relief when other preparations have failed,, and have effected  cures in ailments of long standing  where other medicines were found un-"  availing.  Shakespeariana <  , Young Featherley ��������� "Of -Shake-  spear's plays 1 think I prefer Richelieu.'"  - - -  Miss Clara^'Er���������but Shakespeare  did not write 'Richelieu,' Mr. Feather-  ley."-  Young Featherley (with an amused  smile)���������"Ah ! I see, Miss Clara, you  nre'one of the few left who believe  that Bacon wrote Shakespeare's plays.  I wonder if the question will ever be  satisfactorily settled?"���������New York  Times.  Chinese Law of Nationality  A recent Chinese newspaper states  that the law of nationality, consisting  ot twenty-four articles, has been decided upon." By this law any person  who has lived in China over ten years  and is above twenty years of age, of  good moral standing, being helpful to  China, may be allowed to -..assume  Chinese nationality, if asked for. Uu-  less one has lived in China more than  twenty years he will not be allowed  to serve in the Grand Council, Imperial Household department, or as a  military official in any position above  the fourth grade, neither can he become a member of parliament nor of  the provisional council:  Opinions ancl visits should never he  forced upon people.  No one need endure the agony  corns with Halloway's Corn Cure  hand to remove them.  "What reason have you for thinking  {that he's a perfect gentleman?"  "He must be. I had dinner at his  house, and neither his wife nor daughter corrected him once."���������Detroit Free  Press.  The Canadian Pacific - Railway are  running their Annual Excursions from  Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta  to Eastern Canada, " and with' the  Touring Sleeping Cars, now run on all  through trains, enables passengers  from Western Canada to travel East  with comfort,-and at a minimum cost.  By taking the'-"All Canadian Route"  (C.P.R.) passengers .have very few  changes of cars, no tedious transfers  across crowded cities and no examination or bonding of baggage.  "Pa, what is a'football coach?" -  "The'ambulance, I guess."���������Boston  Transcript.  Lost  Him  a Sale  "He is a cynic," said Senator Tillman of a political, antagonist, ."He  mistrusts all things. ' He's as bad as  the-Chicago drummer. '   ���������     .' . - .  "A Chicago drummer visited a prohibition state. A prohibitionist customer said to him proudly:  " 'No, sir; the words beer and whisky are unknown in this town.'  "Tho drummer   nodded   ancl  whispered :  - " 'I sec   What does one ask for?"  HALF THE TOIL,  of household work is taken  away when Sunlight Soap Is  brought Into the home.  For thoroughly cleansing  ' floors,    metal-work,    walls  and    woodwork,  - Sunlight"  Is the most economical both .  In time and money,  '   , ,s0, .-  Minard's Liniment for sale everywhere  Mr. Crabshaw���������People who quarrel  ,in a low tone always say the meanest  things.       '  Mrs. Crabshaw���������My, dreadful, isn't  it.! That woman in the next flat does  that; I 'can never hear a word she  says.���������New York Tribune.  Hurry Ends  in Indigestion  ' Use your trslh on your food or your  stomach will suffer. Quick lunches,  hurried eating, bolting food, are sure  to end, sooner or later, in some  form of ^indigestion, more or less  troublesome.  A Cure for Rheumatism.���������A painful  and persistent form of rheumatism is  caused by impurities in the blood, the  result of .defective action pf the liver  and kidneys,. The blood becomes  tainted by the introduction of uric  acid, which causes much pain in the  tissues and in the joints. Parmelee's  Vegetable Pills are known to have effected many remarkable cures,' ancl  their use is strongly recommended. A  trial of them will convince anyone of  their value.  Minard's Liniment relieves Neuralgia.  After a visit to a Tamous entomologist, whose wonderful microscopes  have proved that there is . always  some living being to be found preying  on the last of the minutest creature  last seen, an English writer turned to  him ancl  said:  "I came here,\believing myself to be  an individual. 1 leave knowing myself to be a community."���������Youth's  Companion. ���������   *  George Washington, hatchet in  hand, had just concluded the famous  inte'rview with his father. "It's  lucky," he remarked n the. nired  man, ''that I went after a cherry tree  instead,of the North Pole. Otherwise  my motives and veracity would have  been subjects of controversy for generations."���������Washington Star.  ���������Mrs. Maudsley���������"Do your daughter  and her husband live happily together?  ������Mrs. Oldham���������"Alas! I'm afraid  not. My daughter says they do, but  everyi time I go to visit them there  seems to be something present to mar  the serenity of their lives.0'  i  A. Failure  "It won't work," remarked Jones  as he took his favorite seat in front  of fife hotel window.  "What won't work?" inquired Fritz  Smith.  "This idea of'thought transference.  Tried it oh my tailor. I looked at him  steadily until I had his undivided attention, then I said very slowly and  with emphasis: That��������� bill���������is-  paid.' "  "And what.did he d<->?"  "He said: 'you're���������a���������liar!'"���������Lip  pincott's.  True loVe'is something that is able  t) dispense with the advice of outsiders. - '  ALL. HER RELATIVES HAD  DIED OF CONSUMPTION  In lhe year 1690.18 veuitgo, Mrt.G. I  S. Goner, of Belle li!e, NJ5., win in a tad  condition.   AH her relative* hid died of  consumption, and there was every indication I  ,that the wm going the tame way. I  At iha"point her h wbanrj juggerted to try  }��������� Psychine. The doctor who attended said  Psychine was worth leu; but it effected a  wonderful cure, Eighteen yean after in a  letter bearing date August 14, 1908r|Mr������.  Getneriayt, "I ambetterthanl have been  for year*. My lungi have not troubled me  aincel took your treatment. My physician  told me I could not take a better tonic than  PSYCHINE, and I recommend it to all who  ���������re wffering from LungTrouble and Qeu.  ml Debility." . .,      .���������  Far ub W ������D Drartrfsts SO*. A *1 per bolus.  Dr. T. A. SL0CUM  '..LIMITED,  TORONTO  A Quaint  Wedding.  A quaint and pretty wedding celebrated   in   Trowsley; Kent, recently,  was a genuine old English affair. The  bride was Marjorie Nach, daughter of  a retired army officer.     The "bridal  carriage was a farm wagon, hung with  strings of roses.   There were two seats  in front, and" one was vacant on the  ride to the church.   Behind the bride  were the eight bridesmaids in a double-row. Three heavy farm horses, led  by   farm   laborers   in   smocks,   drew  the wagon.    On the return from the  church the bridegroom sat beside the  bride.      Fiddlers   and  dancers  went  ahead of the bridal party, and there  was a stop at the village green, where  all the villagers were treated to cakes  aud cider.   Outside the carpenter shop  the bride received the gift of a wooden   spoon.       The  village   blacksmith  came out in his apson and presented  a horseshoe to her.   She received gifts  from   all   the   shopkeepers   in   order  through  the village.    Girls  scattered  roses in the road, and the bride and  bridesmaid were in old-fushioned costume.  quickly relieve the distress caused  by hurried eating. They act directly on the stomach nerves and actually ^help the food to digest and  assimilate. They are particularly  good for nervous dyspepsia, bloating, hiccoughs, bitter taste in the  mouth, and flatulence. With reasonable care in eating, Beecham's  Pills will soon  Put an End to  Stomach Ills������  Minard's-tinimont Co., Limited.  Gentlemen,���������Last winter I received  great benefit from the .use of MIN-  AKD'S LINIMENT in a severe attack  of LaGrippe, ancl I have frequently  proved it to be very effective in cases  of inflammation.  Yours,  W. A. HUTCHINSON.  First Fair Invalid���������"Which kind of  doctor do you prefer���������the allopathic  or the homeopathic?"  Second Fair Invalid���������"I prefer the  sympathetic."���������Fligende  Blaetter.  Sold Everywhere.  In Boxes 35 cents.  Sir Thomas Lipton's First Stroke.  Sir Thomas Lipton tells of a commercial stroke which he effected on  his first crossing of the Atlantic at  the age of sixteen. "I had no money,  nor any one to go to, when I arrived  in New York, and before we landed I  cudgelled my brains as to what /.  was to, do. As, the steamer' drew  alongside the pier I took up my few  belongings and rushed away, to the  nearest hotel before any one else had  left the vessel. As it seemed a clean,  well-kept place, I asked to see, the  proprietor, and told him that I could  get him. forty patrons, provided he  would board and lodge me for a  month. To this he consented. I made  my way back instantly to the bout,  and was just in time to catch my fellow-passengers and persuade them to  go to this hotel, where I assured them  they would get excellent accommodation.   And they did."���������Strand.   ,  -  .PRONOUNCED SI-KEEN  Congress In 1929.  Extract from the Congressional Ree-  ord of March, IH-'ll: "llislng to a <|iies-  tion of personal privilege, Mrs. Congressman lined slated Unit the pages  wero totally Incompetent to lake care  of the children of the members and  cited ns tin example tlie fact that beer  bad been given her sjx-motitlis-nld  child Instead of milk. Upon motion of  Mrs. Cnry of New York consideration  wns given a bill providing for lhe employment'of n staff of (ruined nursed  In tlie cupltol nnnox." - Charleston  News anUCourier,     - - .'  By its antiseptic influence  Dr. A. W. Chase's Ointment  prevents all danger from blood  poisoning when applied to  scalds, burns, sores and wounds.  It is soothing and healing.  Takes out the fire and inflammation, heals up the sore, forms  new, soft skin. __   .  Dr. A. W. Chase's Ointment  i3 best known because of its  wonderful record in curing eczema, piles and all sorts of itching skin diseases.  There are a score of other  ways in which it is invaluable  in thc home.  Dr.A.W.Ghase's  Often what appear/ to be the most  trivial occurrences of life prove to be  the most momentous.' Many are disposed to regard a cold as a slight  thing,  deserving of  little    considera-  WOMEN WHO SUFFER  ���������    Dr. Williams' Pink Pills Give  Regularity and Good Health  Every woman at some time needs a  tonic. At special times unusual demands aro made upon her strength.  Where these are added to the worry  ancl hard work which falls to her  lot, weakness will result unless the  blood ^i's fortified to meet the strain1;  Weak women find in Dr. Williams'  Pink Pills the tonic exactly suite~d to  their needs. Most of 'the ills with  which they suffer are due to blood-  lessness���������a condition which the Pills  readily cure. These Pills save the  girl who enters into womanhood in  a bloodless condition from years of  misery, ancl afford prompt and permanent relief to the woman who is  bloodless, and therefore weak. Mrs.  R. Fisher, Coates Mills, N. B., says:  "Sometime ago my system was in a  very anaemic condition as the result  of an internal hemorrhage caused by  an accide it. Though I had the services of a skilled doctor for a time,  I did not recover my strength, and  gradually I grew so weak that I  could not do any house-work. As 1  seemed to grow steadily weaker I became much discouraged, for previous  to my accident 1 had always been a  healthy woman. About this time I  received a pamphlet telling me of the  stiengthening powers of Dr. Williams'  Pink Pills. I procured a box at once  and began using them, when they  were gone I got three boxes more,  and by the time I had used these 1  found myself somewhat stronger  and my appetite much better.������ Before T began the Pills I could scarcely walk up stairs, ancl could do no  work at all. Now after taking three  boxes i was able to walk out .in the  open air. I kept on with the Pills,  and after using six boxes was delighted to find that I could again at  tefld to my household affairs. I took  two more  boxes of the  Pills,  and  1  -In a new Bismarck biography written by Prof. Erich Marck in reference  to a love episode in the great .statesman's youth. When about 22, he was,  says the biographer, engaged to Miss  Russell, who belonged to an English  noble family. He was much devoted  lo her, but the engagement was broken off.  Lord Archibald Campbell has presented to the Musee cle l'Amee, in  Paris, the flag hoisted by Napoleon at  Elba. This flag, red and white," with  bold bees, is supposed to have -been  copied from that of Cosmo de Medieis,  a former sovereign of Elba.  Henry's  Regrets   ., \  ��������� Henry   VI f,   of England,   while  so-:,  journing in America, visited a'divorce  court in Chicago.  "And to think, I was only able to-  get rid of five of 'em in forty years,''  he moaned, as he saw the judge~un7  couple  couples  at  the  rate  of  three'  an hour.  Office Boy���������"I want to go to my  grandmother's  funeral."  Employer���������"I can't'let you go, and  I don't think you'will be missed, anyway, as the last time she 'had a funeral there were 30,000 people there."  Mistress���������"Now, remen'ibcr, Bridget,  the Jonses are coming to dinner tonight."  Cook���������"Leave it to me, mum. I'll  do my worst! They'll never trouble  you again."  SICK HEADACHES   are not caused by anything wrong  in the head,  but by constipation,  - biliousness and indigestion. Headache powders or tablets may dead-  "on, but cannot cure them.      Dr.',.,  Morse's Indian Root Pills do" cure  sick Headache .in the sensible way  by  removing  thc   constipation   or .-  sick stomach which caused them.   '  Dr. Morse's Indian Root -Pills are  purely vegetable,   jree   from any  harmful    drug,    safe    and    sure.  When you feel the headache coming take ,- ���������  DR.   MORSE'S  INDIAN     ROOT     PILLS  The average woman is not satisfied '  to do as she.nlcases unless she can  make other people do as she pleases".  ���������New York Times.  Not Bright to Him  Don't get down in the mouth, old  man," said thc optimist, "look on the  blight side of things."  "That's all very well," mournfully  replied the sufferer, "but what is the  bright side of a gumboil?"     ' r  ���������She���������"I have just discovered that  the diamonds in the diadem you gave  me last year are false."  He���������"Why, then they just suit your  golden hair."���������Meggendorfer Blaetter.  Engineers are figuring on piercing  Mont Blanc for a double track, electric railroad. The tunnel would be  eight miles long and would shorten  the distance between Paris and Genoa  over 30 miles.  "Jabe/ it gettin' used to public  speakin', ain't he?" "Oh, yes. I remember when you could hardly get  him to stand up, an' now you can  hardly get him to sit down."  A WINDSOR LADY'S APPEAL  To All Women: I will send free,'  with full instructions, my home treatment which positively cures Leucor-  rhoea, Ulceration, Displacements,  Falling of the Womb, Painful or Irregular Periods, Uterine and Ovarian  Tumors or Growths, also Hot Flushes,  Nervousness, Melancholy, Pains in  the Head, Back or Bowels, Kidney  and Bladder Troubles, where caused  by weakness peculiar to our sex.  You can continue treatment at home  at a cost of only about' 12 cents a  week. My book, "Woman's Own Medical ' Adviser," also sent free on request. Write to-day. Address, - Mrs.  M. Summers, Box H. 77, Windsor,  Ont.  It is belter to   be ' a   financier of  kingdoms than a' king of finance:  m  tion, ancl this neglect often results in  most serious ailments entailing years j fe'lt thaTl was" as"well'V ever l'Tiad  of suffering. Drive out colds and, |)een> and eqUill tv any kincj of eX(;r.  coughs   with   Bickle s  Anti-Consump-  {ioiK   j lmve since recommended Dr  tive Syrup, lhe recognized remedy  for all affections of the throat ancl  lungs.  Japan has apple trees nowadays as  well as cherry trees; the money value  of'this year's Japanese apple-crop is  estimated at $1,500,000. There's no  home market to speak of in Japan for  Irish potatoes, onions or cabbages,  bu^ the Japanese farmers are now  raising all three for exportation to the  Philippines,-Siberia and Australia.  As a vermifuge there is nothing so  potent as Mother Graves' Worm Exterminator, and it can be given'lo the  most delicate child without fear of injury to the constitution.  Williams'  Pink  Pills to friends witii  beneficial  results."  Dr Williams' Pink Pills are sole'  by all medicine dealers or will be  sent by mail at 50 cents a box, or  six boxes for $2.50 by The Dr. Williams' Medicine Co., Brockville, Ont.  "Nothing lost here but the-squeal,"  declared the pork packer: "Are you  as economical in conducting your  business?"  "Just about," answered the visitor.  "I'm a lumber manufacturer. Nothing wasted but the bark."���������Louisville Courier-Journal.  People who are always saying, "Lis  ten," never have anything of importance to saw  She���������"Do you suppose a man ever  spoke the truth when he told a -woman she was the onlv one he ever  kissed?" "  He���������"Well, I don't believe1 Adam,  lied about it to Eve."  Now they say that merger was not  cemented for purposes of public  charitv.  You can save a"lot of time by being  s-'ure wh'-re you want to go before  starting.  When a man's wife will lot him have  a latch-key it's a sign he will pretend  down town he's the master of his own  house.  Patron (viewing portrait of his wife)  ���������Er���������er���������I congratulate you sii-7 on  your wonderful imagination.  Artist���������Whatever do you mean?  ���������   Patron���������Why you actually painted  my wife with her mouth shut.  Minard's   Liniment   Cures   Dandruff.  has no substitute which can b^Compared to it as-a means of; stopping  itching and healing ��������� th<3 olcin.  Wherever its merits are known It i3  considered of utmost value, in tho  euro of, itching skin diseases.,-- .,'  Dr. A. W. Chnub'u Olntmont C)'eta. a box, ot  all dealer* or Kdmnnson. natcn & Co.���������Toron-  to.  Write forfraropy Dr. Cli^o'cRoctlpta.  '     The Secret  Wife (reminiscing)���������Well, I very  nearly dicln'ts.m'arry'you, John.  John (absent-mindedly)���������I know  but who told you?  \ ���������The Sketch.  _ x  For   Frost   Bites  and   Chilblains.���������  Chilblains come from undue exposure  to slush and cold and frost-bite, from  the icy winds of winter. In the treatment of cither there is no better pro-  piu-ation than Dr, Thomas' Eclcctri;*  Oil, as it counteracts the inflammation  and relieves the pain. The action of  the oil is instantaneous and its application is extremely simple.  Dressed in tho latest and/most improved motorcycling costume, - with  googles all complete, the motorcyclist  gaily toot-tooted his way toward tlie  Zoo. Suddenly he slackened, dismounted,* and said to a 8j$������ll, grubby  urchin: ' ..' , , v.  "I say, my hoy, ani'I right'for the  Zoo?" '���������.'.-..��������� v.;::,:..:;���������;.> .  The boy gasped.at so strange a sight  and thought it must bo'sdmojiew animal for the. gardens..;     ';'';���������'!;  "You may be all right if they jinve  a spare cage,"; he said'doubtfully,  when he could find Ida tongue; "but  you'd stood a better chanst if you'd  only hnd a, taill"���������Answers.  $100 Reward, $100.  The renders' of this paper will be pleased to le������rn  that there la at limit one drcauod dlaease that science  baa been able to cure In all Its states, aud that Is  Catarrh. Hall's Catnrrb Cure Is the only positive  cure uow known to the medical fraternity. Catarrh  being- a constitutional dlacuso, requires a constitutional treatment. Hall's Catarrh Cure Is taken.Internally, acting directly upon the blood and mucous  surfaces ol tho system, thereby destroying the  foundation ot the disease, and irivlni- the patient  strenfth by building up the constitution and assisting nature In doing Its work. The proprietors have  so much faith In lu curative powers that they offer  One Hundred Dollars for any oase that It tails to  ture.   Send for list of testimonials  Address F, J. CHENEY A CO.. Toledo, O.  . Sold by all Druggists, T5o.  Take Hall't family Fills for constipation.  These are the melancholy days when  the old problem recurs: Shall Ave wear  rubbers this winter or let our feet get  wet? -"  He���������"Have you    any    reason     for  doubting what 1 sav?"  She-"Yes, I have."  He���������"What'is it?"  She���������"I don't believe you."  Doctor (to his cook,-who is just  leaving)���������Well, Mina, I am sorry, but.  I can only give you a very indifferent  character"���������Well, sir, never mind.  Just write it like you do your prescriptions."       -  The Flavor and Strength  OF  Are preserved by the use of  sealed Lead Packets  Ask your grocer for a package  today.  Do you trap or buy  Furs? I am Canada's  larjresulealer, I pay  higliestprices. Your  shipments solicited.  I pay mail and ex-  _ press charges; remit  promptly. Also lareest dealer in Beefhides,  Sheepskins, etc. Quotations and shipping tags  sent tree, i 9  JOHN   HALLAM, TORONTO.  A PERFECT HOKE REMEDY.  Endorsed by the Encllih Journals���������"Lancet,"  "Science SKtliigi,'' "Health."  Supplied to British Soldiers In South Africa.  For all Throat mod Qland Troubles, Pleurisy,  Lumps, Abseesaas, Old Sores, Ulcers, Felons,  Bkln rtiseanrs, Kcsrma, Pimples, Stiff Joints,  Rhetmatlsm, Lumbago, Sprains, Braises,  ���������'lie*. Outs., Sore Fast and Frost Bites,  Sold by Druggiote, 260. Try tt onoo.  "Do you think that policeman on  our beat ever does a thing to earn hi?  money?"  "You bet I do, and a goct3, fat, juicy  tip besides.    He's been the cause o  our cook staying with us for the last  seven years."���������New York Herald.  W. N. U��������� No. 770.  The women of the Yankee States  nay think they are clever at driving bargains, but the claim is made  that in Guthrie lives a woman without  a parallel for commercial wit. Several months ago she entered a large  department store in New York City to,  buy a yard of silk, which the clerk  told her would cost her thirty-five  ���������lonts Her purchase left a remnant  of one and one-half yards. The clerk  suggested that she buy the remnant.  "What will you take for it?" asked  the Guthrie woman.  "Twenty cents, mixlarn," replied the  clerk politely.  "Well, I'll take it, but you can keep  the yard you've just torn off."  The clerk was staggered for a mo-  nont, but, appreciating the humor of  the proposal, smilingly made the ex-  'hange. Not the least merit of this  ���������ttory is that it is true.���������J^utheran Ob-  rver.  Physiological  "Effle," said Margie, who was la  'joriously spelling words from a first  reader, "how can I tell which ia a \i'  'ind' which is a 'b'?"  "Why," replied Eflie, wisely, "the  'd' has its tummy on its back."���������Tit-  Bits. '-.'���������.  Mother���������"Wero you good at the  oarty?"  Six-year-old���������" Yes."  Mother���������."You didn't ask twice for  anything nt the table?"  ���������Six-yenr-old-V'No, I didn't. I-nsked  nice and thoy didn't hear mc, so 1  helped myaalf, *   .  mm  iiffiiiiii  iiifiiiii  I5T0VE POLISH]  "Black Knight" Stove  Polish was made fdr womea  ���������made to save them work,  worry and weariness.  "Black Knight" is the  easy-to-shine- Stove. Tolish.  Just a few light rubs, with  cloth or brush, brings a  brilliantly black polish that  lasts.  It's ready, to use ��������� no  muring���������no soiling hai-dj���������  no dirty work���������and cheaper���������-.  than any other because it  goes farther and you get a  bigger can for ioc.  Get "Black Knlffht" nt yonr   ,  dealer's���������or send ioc. for a larjre  can free postpaid.  IDE P. F. DAUIY CO. UlfltCO.  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J, f������������������MmU���������^*m\ Vt _J-X1.11"  nelson, 3. 0.  jGKO. I'.  WKl.l.S,  I'l-iiiirloltii-,  ���������First-class in every tiring.  ;Steam heat, electric light,  -private baths. Telephone  *in every room. First-class  ������������������bar and barber shop.  'Bus meets all trains.  A blue mark here indicates thai  your   Subscription   lias  l-ccomo   deceas-ed,   and  . that ilu:  editor   would  l-iiii-ves <Ji'r*r-r-.\vooil  foi-  Spokanej ,., .,  at 7 n. m., and lor Orovillo ntL>:30 i ������"M m0,"������ 1,kc   to  communo will.  in.  J. MV'Doxki.i,,  J. B. Oamcroa,  I your collateral.  [     Tmo grafter   rejoices for Ganad;  is to hnve ti naw.  i-.������M "������**l_-������������fa<.rCT  Leading Tailor uf tho  iCooffiisyfl.  !     Povkhtv     and     politics   make  ; strange bedfellows.  ^<3ffl/  j^a^,  D    (Ti  iO, h, ti  m&sm^&mjii^^  ^<:;si  ilii  y@@������  55  PH0ENI  The nearest Irolel to the  ft?  !g~  Granby mines.   One of the \V  largest dining rooms in the tv-  city.    The bar is   rcpleto t\S  with nerve  bracers  of all "^  kinds, and  the  most  fm- ^p  grant cigars.   Drop up and -t'',  $  see me.  A. 0.'JOHNSON  I'ROPUIETOK.  Ths  N  mit  *-+>.  litis home cooking and home-made  preserved fruit.  Sunday Dinners a Specialty.  Meals served from Oft. m. to0p. m.  A 1'iii'jn Connection.  Plenty of warm, clean and pleasant  rooms at reasonable prices.  Mils. JEaiikv Towns. Lessee.  Tn is year will boa record-breaker  in the copper busino.-s.  Tiik man who does not grouch,  grumble fret or blew is seldom sick.  "Without the Rood will of our  fellow 111:111 we do nob live very  OUg.    Ix thi.** sinful and sensual world  I many a lassie needs more pity than  ��������� piety.  Tiiohic who grab and got nothing  suffer from remorse, except iu the  case of booze.  United State.*!. Last year about  00.000 came across the line and  settled in Western Canada. They  brought money nnd property worth  6100,000,000. Canada lias room  for a few millions of  such  people.  A cuius has been found for the  morphine and cocaine habit. o lb is  an infusion of tlie dried leaves of a  plant named coiiibrcUim sundatim  which is grown on the Malay pen-;  insula. The cure has been tiscd.  with great success in London.  PriM.YCi  January  the  to Hades is  usually  waving material.'  glutted  pproaeh  with  The  L  jotntnion  sssas&sasce  Ti  t  Gfeenrxiood, B. C  -The oldest hotel in the city, and still  ,under the same management. Rooms  .comfortable, meals equal to any in the  Jcity, and the bar spppliee only tlio best.  'Corner of Greenwood and Government  ^streets.  J, W. Uelson  ' the"  Arlington Hotel  GREENWOOD  -Js the place for Pcep-o'-Day Cocktails    and   Evening    Night-Caps.  -jButtermilk  a specialty during the  warm season.  Dempsey, & Rippeto.  Hotel  Alexander  PHOENIX,   B.   C.  -Is a comfortable home for  .the miner and traveler.  .Good meals and pleasant  rooms. Pure liquors and  fragrant cigars in. the bar.  ���������-R. V..CHISHOLM, PiiOPiuKTou.  Is pleasantly situated in the heart  of'Grand Forks, and is.convenient  to all tlie leading financial and  commercial'insHtutinns of the city.  /Travelers will find it a comfortable  place to sojourn when in the city.  FRED RUSSELL  It is a long time since we read  about a hobo being operated upon  for appendicitis. t  Calgary is crying aloud for  cheaper coal. Ilot weather will  cure tlio trouble.  A -rnrx and lonely apparition,  floated through the keyhole in our  editorial palace oneday last week  ancl asked for a drink of water.  ������������������ What are you ?" said we. " I'm  the only survivor of a long'list of  New-Year resolutions," said the  spectre as ti.b floated away on the  oxonc.    \Yk bow to medical superstition  when we permit, ourselves and our  children to be filled with pus from  a sick cow in order lo believe that  we can dodge thc smallpox by so  doing. Vaccination is one of the  dirtiest and most dangcious delusions that has ever been foisted  on ii I'eai'-sti'icken humanity.  T.v Toronto ' there aro more  cliurclirH than barrooms, and more  hypocrites than drunks. It is a  city filled with so-called good people, most of whom die from wrong  thinking or intemperance of some  kind. Tho hobo does nob love Toronto, for its charity is kept on  ice, au'd its booze is too full of  water.    A vouxci woman who suicided in  a Chicago hotel left a note saying :  "Generally when you make a mistake in life you are expected to  correct it. But when you make a  mistake iu matrimony you are ex-,  pected bo deny 'it and stick to it."  This is where a divorce court might  have saved a life. It is easy to  get married but dillicult to get divorced. For the good of human!-*,  tho order should be reversed;  It does not pay to ho in too big  a hurry. A lady in Phoenix fearing  that   she   would   ho  late   for  Tin-:  man   with   a   sunny   and  cheerful   disposition  i.s   usually  a  a failure as a- rogue.  ���������tet - --'-   A wirALK  was  recently  seen in  Priueo  Kuperb  harbor.    Probably  in search of a Jonah.  Ix Pi-ince Kupeit tho people  have some dilii-'ttlty to tell whiskey  from wood alcohol.  Pcsty says: ''Train up a child  to hate t!ie bottle and when he in  auld he will never depart from it."  fiocei  In Phoenix  Is situated in a central and prominent part of the citv.    The rooms  Oi-- lato years  the  lightning-rod  arc warm and pleasant, the mea-ls superstition seems to have died out  tasty and substantial, the cigars  and liquors of (he best, and the  landlord will be pleased to have  everyone call and see him.  ��������� J. B. Boone,  Proprietor.  WESTERN - - HOTELS.  THE    KOOTENAY   SALOON  Sandon, B. C, has a Hue of nerve  bracers dnsurpassed in auy jniouu-  tain town 01 the Great West. A  glass of aqua pura given free with  spirits menti.  ti:em<������"t  house  Nclr-on, H C, is run on the American ancl Kui-opean plan. There  is nothing yellow about the house  except the gold in the safe.  3Inltiti<! .t '!'r<'j;lllii������.  TIIK   HOTEL   SLOU.������N  Three Forks, B. C, is thc leading  hotel of the city. Mountain trout  and game dinners a specialty.  Rooms reserved by telegraph.  Ilujtli Nlvcii, l'ro]i.  NKW.MA itivicr   HOT r:r  TrniiHfKi* of I.liitior I Icnisi*.  Tft'n Xotk-o tlmt I Intoiu! ti i-.i.ply to tlm  {SuperfnU-nduiit ol I'lovliicinl I'o leo for ������  Iriin.ofer of llic Manor Hi-ijiimb now liulil liy mu  Tor tho Northern It-utoMn Kliolt, Ii O to John  faiilllvnn  ���������  JJutfil this 2.Ut<l.iy of Dccomlmr, Hi'i'l.  ��������� :���������-������������������ XilllMAN MJSE.  I*i the home for all tourists and  millionaires visiting New Denver, LSritisdi Columbia.  Ilc'iry Slf'jjc..n-opr.  1'IIK   pkovxnoi:   noruo  Grand Forks, is a large lln-eo-  itory brick hotel that provides  the 1 iiblic With (s-oad meals and  pleasant rooin.'i. A new building  but the same old rates  Kinil J.iii'xuii, I'l-opi'lirtor,  liAKKVIKW    IIOTKL  in NiI.������on, I! C, nmplovs all  ���������wliitH liclp and i.s a liomu for tliu  world at Ji.OOa day.  N/iIlliilloIti*, I'mpi-lnlor.  KASI.O    IIOTKL  but we are  still  superstition.  overstocked  with  In regaid to families many people in America are r.ow following  God's example. Ife had only one  begotten son.  Foil ages the heaven broKcr.-'  have made a fab living by stuifing  the people about a dead past and a  mythical future.  Tin-:" wearing of stockings is  detrimental to the health of women  and as far as possible the habit  should be abandoned.  church, grabbed what,  was her cloak and rn.  the gospel mill. A--  hhe threw the garni  back of the pew .v -  -I  l!;OI!iilii  ���������i ���������   :      1   ���������  from him.at all, and then he advised the association that owing to  the distance between Ottawa and  Vancouver he had referred the  matter to the Attorney-general in  British Columbia.  Apart from the inadvisability of  mixing np Dominion arid provincial . matters in this country,  there is an unpleasant significance  in Mr. Aylesworth's answer. Vancouver is approximately 3,000  miles from Ottawa, but ib is one of  the leading cities of tho Dominion  of Canada. Ifc is not Vancouver's  fault' that inhabited Canada has  .3,000 miles of length by a small  proportionate width. ��������� If Vancouver finds that on account of this  distance from the- capital it cannot  receive attentiou from tbe Dominion ministers, but that they  feel like turning their matters  over to the E., C. provincial ministers, Vancouver may soon begin  to wonder what is the use of its  belonging to the Dominion of  Canada, ab-all.  Every exhibition of such a feeling weakens a link in the Canadian  confederation. One cannot help  thinking that the course of Mr.  Aylesworth in this matter wan injudicious on the grounds of public  policy, quite apart from the merits  of the question at issue.  For Sale���������The Commercial hotel  in Greenwood and furnishings.  Price, 81,500; 8300 cash, and the  balance on time at S per cent, interest.    Apply to J. W. Mel lor.  Real spring chickens  that   come  in the fall are being served daily in  the Windsor hotel restaurant. The  epicures of the city   havo already-  discovered the fact.  Dealer in Coal, Wood, Ties, Poles, etc.   Heavy Teaming  to any .part of the District, j-   ,' '���������-���������  ������������������ "Unequalled for Domestic Use.1  '"ie  Kodaks  and   photographic supplies at McRae Bros., Phoenix.  ' The rcstiiuranb iu   the  Windsor  hotel ni'vi-r clones.  '    Olynqna oy.**ti*i^ cock rail**  always  tvniM at iht* Wiim'I-.-'-'' !i.)'**l.  (ivt-i-   Mu  i)V: red !'  to   be-a   pair    >���������   '>.    i'li-b-ind1-  fl'OUSC'I'S.        Tin*     1 |.-' :tiil!l     U'li^  too well-bred to laugh, air-hough  she panted for breath wh"ii the  mistake was discovered.  The Kooieii i  son have, in th-  that is kiv*'.- - ������������������  the.   wlu-.ii  r.cifi.*.-  Fr>    .   ".  ��������� <���������;  ., 1 1.  ���������i*i :li  /  IIuuiiAitr) says that the man who  marries a model housekeeper has  more trouble than the hobo who  reported '-One empty goin' cast."  Almost to a man the Grits  in and around Greenwood are local  to their newspaper. The same  cannot be said of some of the Tories.  -nn-:  Kaslo, Ti. C, is a comfrrtablc  home f,r all who travel'to tlmt  city.  Coi.kl<! St Pnp wo Hit,  RANCH FOR SALE.  LOWERY'S CLAIM  During the 37 months that Lou-cry's  Claim was on earth it did bu-inoHi all  over the world. It was I lie most  tiiifque, independent ond fcaili-ss jmir-  jml'ever produced in Camilla Political  jind.theological enemiespnrnied it with  fhe venom of a rattlesnake until the! Mmii:st.ili-t. ri i  government shut it out of the m-iils,  ' ' "  A .'IT-iii-re r.-ireli for sulo. Klrsl c|;i;,.n soil nml  .���������mli-lrrbiilml frimi 11 lal.o on tliu noi"h ond,  7'incn!-" (.-Iciiroil, iii) iuto.i fiflu- fnnii Mlii'mpi anil  wo-li-il, with tlini.tl.y. Tliu hill tiii-n or MlK lllllll  Is civniTil \i-lth i'ltnfim f(.'i;t of (ijnai, iiiiTch-int.-  11I1I0 lijiliui- All the I11111I l.< fi;'ici..| in n lii'.-it-  cliisi.- iiiiiinior. nml tins 7"i iu-rr.3 chvirml i.s fenced  nil'fi-.jin Mu; Iliis iiiicliiU'cl (roitl'in. CoitiM,  c'liiti'.-i, In-.' hnnm und tiuii-.<*. .lint .V. iiiIIim  from 11 iniliniy IIiik rttnI.1..11 nml livn miles from  11 sinvinlll Hiln.iti.-il on 11 m.tii- nf Hit- fln-nt  Nurtliurii niilwiiy. IVi-,n.-iiiil f.jn-Issir of wutur  lluit. 111 v������r f|-i.'i-"<n. Till.-; I'.iiii-Ii I11H 11 fojd irov-  criiini'iit i"ud (-iiniiui'lliii; nltli oiIht (hii-ih ol  '^ slliiiitcilnii Anni-i-lii.'t inuiiii-  11.111, soviiii iiiIIim from jMoI.h 11, W'n.sli    Tlm  |n ict. U -i:n |it-r mini uuali.  ���������aiifl its editor*. rcas-id   to   puldii-li   It,  paitlv 011 account of a 'lazy .lira- and  partly bec.iusc it^rrri^V{3-.n pilcrnf money  fo run a p'ipc!'i;^i%i'>a'-''o.titla>vi,d. 'Iher".  ���������ire still ���������.'���������"> <'il{^ei������������%litigj.*i ������f liii-'1 enn. j.    Trie Columbia  cigar  omiined joui-'ial iiffiVint.:  Scm! lOccntji  in,(j i,0'--smo!:i7ig cigar,  fiul get one or.i!2-50-nircl.ijr.t llio bunch  Apply 10  K. Ii. SIDLEV,  SiiflMy, II. 0.  A'youxo lady living near Keremeos recently shot a lynx. She  already has a cr-yote and wildcat  to her credit, and is certain to get  a man before very long.  "Wiih.v a man quits working or  retires from business he is soon  chucked into the hell-box. Any  printer will tell you what a hell-  box is.    There is one iii this oilice.  Canada pays for money in Europe much more than Australia.  Perhaps the financiers do not like  to trust the Grits, or it is possible  that somebody in Cinada ia getting  ti rake-olf.  Last year seven by-five millions  of dollars' worth of cofi'eo was consumed in the United -Statr's- notwithstanding the loud complaints  of many who say it is a deleterious  beverage.  Sosri-: people in Prince Rupert  complain because they have to  pack water some distance in a  bucket. They should set tlie bucket  in the back yaid and wait a few  minutes.  Dji. Cook received $0.0,000 from  American newspapers for writing  his fitke...story about tiie: iioith  pule., As a boss liar ho has ll/e  outside newspaper correspondents  of Victoria t backed clear oyer the  divide.       ; ���������������������������.^'���������''.���������������������������%\,'-'.'.\. '���������'  Tt'i-; For!; Gem-go Tribtrie says  that the Grand Trunk Pacific can  be built across Bi'ilish Columbia  on lime if L-iuripr will clean out  the '-cooli-:.-,'' in the G. T. P office  in Montreal, Wm. Wainwriglit  along with the rest; then order  Jack Stewart to quit being a  padrone and a dealer in groceries,  and begin the work of building the  Grand Trunk Pacific across B. C.  in earnest. Willi Laurier behind  the gun the G. T. P. can be completed by the end of 1911. Make  Canada while and begin at Montreal  Foit a thousand years so-called  Christionil.y held the cinch, but  failed to do away with crime, disease or poverty. With this terrible record of failure religion today is loath to give science an opportunity to reform the world.  People are'sick and vicious because  for ages preachers have preached  the wrong kind of mental dope aud  under its hypnotism the human  race has withered, shrivelled, died,  went insane or been put in jail.  Fear is the cause of nearly all our  troubles and the church is mainly  responsible for its prevalence in  this world.'  Tbe Kootenay Belle is a cigar  that can bo found in all parts of  the Boundary, ond you should ask  the man. behind the bar to produce  it when you line up to the mahogany.   TOO FAR OFF TO CARE.  ���������,.i v  ill*!'  -.I'.V  -.I'- vs   jiii: iic-.-i-n-  iliis line   01   iiiiSiiii-Kri ;17".      ��������� -  U-rePted should consult liim aft their  earliest convenience  in  person or-  hy mail.  One of the   things the  Bible always  puts in italics is backbone.  WIddowscn, Assayer, Nelson, B. C*  The. Calgary Daily Herald of  Tuesday, January 4th, lias the following:  Feople in Vancouver are somewhat annoyed over tho action of the minister of justice in  a matter recently brought to his  attention. .Strong efforts have  been made in that city to secure  authority for a juvenile court.  Much public spirit has been shown  in this matter, and all the requirements of.thc Dominion act relating  to such courts were properly complied with. This being done, the  association having the matter in  charge applied to the minister'of  justice for .proclamation of the act.  For three  wecks.lliey did not hear  In thn matter of the KHtalo of Elugrlt  .Cn.nii'1'oii, lull' of Camp McKinncy in  tli������ County of Viilc.'HutiilkoepL'rj ilu-  cc*nsefl.;*-"  Notice is hereby civen, pursuant to '-The ric-  viiel Statutes of Uriti.ili Columbia,'1 c-hiipter  187. tlmt nll'cre-.litors and others havini? elnims  against the O3t-teof fch������ sulci lTuali C.-imoron  who die! on or about thc lilli duy of November,  ISO-), are lequired on or before tho U nil day of  Fcbi-uury, 11910, to send by post, prepaid, or deliver to the iiiHler-.ij*iiecI their Ohri.stpi.11 nml  Mirnnme.-.. addresses mid desciiptiuns, full particulars, of their cliiinn duly verified by uftl-  davit or statutory declaration and the nature of  the sccurilie-i (if auy) held by them,  And further take notice tlmt aft.ir Mich last  mentioned (lute the lulministratorwill proceed  to distribute the assetsiof tho deceased anions  the p.ut_ios entitled thereto, liuvlnp regard to  the claims only of which he shall then have  notice and that he will not he liable for thc said  as.sets or any part thereof to any person or per-  .soiis of whose claim notice shall not have been  received by him at tho time of such distribution  Dated the 20th dav of Januliry, l'jlO.  J. P. McLEOD,  Solicitor for the Administrator.  SIMI'LKAMEEN   LAND   DISTRICT.  District of Yale.  m  Take-Notice that I, Mark Chrislcnson of  Boundary Falls, farmer, intend to apply for permission to purchase the followinir described  land: Commencliifr at a post planted at thc  north east corner of T. L 2liii . on the east of  Boundary Falls, thenee north 11 clnins, thence  vest 20 chains,' thence south -10 chains, thenco  cast 20 chains ft the point of commencement,  cuntriinhii: 8') acres more or less.  Dated tho 10th day of January. 1!)10.  MAIJK CHRISTENSEN.  Application for Retail  Liquor Lloonso.  Notice is hereby Riven that, thirty days after  dale. I intend to ripply to the superintendent ot  provincial police, F.9. Ifu������sey,of Victoria, for  11 retail liquor license for the Uridc.svlllc hotel,  located nt Uridcsvillo. II. C   ���������  Dated October 11, ltfi-J.  THOMAS-WALSH.  M/N1CKAI. ACT  Certificate of Improvements  NOTICE  " B O" Mineral Claim, situate In the O't-en wood  Mining Division  of Vale   Dlflt.ie.t    Where  located :  H.ioineraiif,' Camp   West Fork of  Kettle River. ��������� ;  ..  TAKK NOTICE'tint T.J --.,Harrison, ni-eiit.  for Marlon Aiwnod. Free Miner's Cvriifieiili-  No. B jNUIO,' and Tlinmns Jl ('��������� nm-s, Free-  Miner**' Oertiilciilo -No..U llll!),- iiiMid, sixly  dms from tho (h|e Hereof, 1.1 apply to llio  Mlnlns :Keconl.-i li..r it IVrtjiicate of Iintn-ovi*.  ments. for.the inirposo of oliluiiiiii^ a Crown  Gr.int. t'i (he ahnvc claim*  And further tuki-  iintii-c  that action,  under  seetHm'  :|7.   iiiu^r    In-  I'bmniiiiici-d   boforc   ti.e  issiiaiK'i' of inch ('Hrtlflnate.if Imiirovcnients  ". nulcil rhiHSnl day of Ueccinl.ei-. A   0.11*00.  J..-. II UilUSON.  1 orJ^SO'iiiid.gct I lie h  .-.'.'li. T'LOWEUY,  Grdi'iiwoml, I). C,  ui.'> 1 , ���������     ���������  iii  a  g.n.    Ji i.s sold  in all mountain towns and madu'in  Nelson. \ ''.'���������'���������  Economy .ia.*carried to; an extreme when thevpro;iiotei'S of a  mining camp get tu^i'i^hall. ihyitii-  tions [irinted in ''^'distant print  shop. This proves that the tender-  iir'ge j foot is slowly lalvu-iiig for a standing in tho'wild and beautiful west.  F<  .TMrteeiratlli AEoual  LAND ,,:'' ���������-���������  im 1910  yVfu- aro. slowl^1 annexing   the  Under the'auspices of the Rossland Carnival Corhhiitteo. Splendid  Sport, ITanilHome Trophies "and 'Prizes. A Grand Programme from  Tuofday Night 'until Saturday night. Hockey championship of B. G  and International champidnsbip. 'Ski Jumping, championship of  Canada. .Skating, championship of the province. Tobogganing,  CiuHiig Roii*peil, Hoim* Raeei, and other events. Mapquerado and  dance.    Good Music.    .Reduced Transportation Katea,       .        /   .  PERCY-HUNT, President. 1, JJ/'P. kcCRA.N'EY, Secretary.  '      ' . GREEN"WOOD  Is situated in the heart of. trie" city/-arid within  stepping distance of all the.banks, -restaurants,  express, stage, telegraph offices, etc.- ;The building is heated with hot water and has a radiator  in every room. .The bar contains n large variety  of brewed, vinted and distilled beverages suitable to the tables of a cosmopolitan population. ���������  Come in and have'something.  J..H. GOODEVE.  PROPRIETOR  ������-sj/*fc/'**Sr>>������v$i^5yiv*Miy<k'*&. "51^^*3.^^ s^%^v*V'a^'*^'^a^rMiVTiy^^^?   VI  fs the best furnished li'otel in the'{{ouri'dary  district. Tt is heated wirli .steam and  ,:ui-fori by electric!ry,.    K'xcelleni sample  The  Mf-l.  ,ll|'- ''���������  .The b}V.  a.iid ni-.a;-  ii-.vjivs nbr'ea;������������������".'0'' llio  \-(  ���������!  af'e  -firtior, .U;i'iao;iT  \s  I  "ST  -���������---^.'.';  .:������-! U'.i a-.ii,  I if.*, isi-cidi ut  D  J. Mm:     j  ,|T|.^     P.  *J������������C-^  ���������vr'.i-S'i-s*.'.; *>r..OiS*;-a,S3i?--r-7 "*.:  Greenwood, is the home for worhingmen of all nations.. It is  convenient to the smelter on the hill The dining room is supplied with tasty and substantial food, while the bar contains the  best wet goods in the market. Electric lights all over the  premises.    Hot and cold baths.  , ���������*-  9  *'*������e������������<>333.^QS������#������*-9&C^*S'Sa ������^  Far away fields are usually thought*, to. be'"greem  This is.probably why so. many- people in .'the;J  Boundary are constantly "buying.real estate and  stocks far from  the district in which they live..'^  \g Why not put some of your speculating money in ��������� <^  ventures-within a few miles of your own dooivandj  benefit yourself ancl the country in which you  ���������reside and make money ?  The Argo Mining and Tunnel Co. of Greenwood  is. organiiifld under the laws of British Columbia,  with a  capital sto-k   of  ������125,000,   divieed   into  .5^0 000 shares at 25 cents each, non-pei-sonal lia  bility.   Adjoining Greenwood the company own a  laru'C-number of valuab'e claims, with high-grade  gold and coppor ore sli-i-\ing oa lhe surface.   The  T company is now ermaged in running a i'������.000-/(5ot  y turinelto tap all .thes ��������� 'cuU a1- yrcat depth.  J'Jvery  ^���������. indication'is'fa V'ir.ible to flic striking of valuable  y depob'ts. of  ore,  and  (he  time to invest'is now',"  r S(|en as ore'is encotiuteitdat great depth'the price'f  /* of. stock will ascend  rapidly  and the chances of  L inakini:' biy; money out of a small investment will  it hot bo so good.   The   time  to speculate is when  & 1'hihg.s are beuinning.'   The success of this big  "���������  tunnel means great wcaltli for the investors and  ������ increased prosperity for the entire district  ^   . Investors and visitors to the district are cordially  ipvited to inspect thc properties and view the work  being done in the tunnel.   For further particulars  address the president or secretary. .  :  OLA LOFSTAD, ;     *   A. 5. BLACK,       '  1 President. -'.���������'���������Secretary.''  mwetmm  srnnE

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