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 .       r-   -.      I  fi'  ^^__^  ^ w^  r i>r  -s~ --���������-**-���������  SWf   . .     j  X 'o  >  Vol.   XVII.  GREENWOOD, B. C., THUESDAY, JANUARY 19, 1911.  No. 2.S  ������������������mmmmmttm  SURE THING *������___*_  and WE have  the  THE LARGEST ASSORTMENT OF  LEATHER GOOD  Including the Famous Boswell Special  Tube  Hockey Skate, $6.00 a pair.  Carvers and" Ensrlisb China. - Hnetfor Presents  THE STORE OF PLENTY  Passing Throngi  Motion Pictures. Stereopticnn Views.Illustrated Songs  A TWO HOURS ENTERTAINMENT EVERY  MONDAY, - WEDNESDAY ���������= FRIDAY - AND  SATURDAY  EVENINGS   AT  8    O'CLOCK.  Complete Change .of Program Monday and Friday.  ������  ADMISSION.���������'Adults.. 25c;   Children,   15c  WE HAVE JUST OPENED UP A BIG SHIPMENT OF  INLAID   LINOLEUMS  PRINTED   LINOLEUMS  A Fine Range of Colors and Patterns to Select from.  Without Extra Cliaige.'        ���������'*���������   ���������  COUNCIL.  T. M. GULLEY & Go.,  GREENWOOD,   B. C.  OPPOSITE  THE   POST OFFICE. PHONE   27.  The   Canadian  Bank  of Commerce.  SIR   EDMUND IWALKER,  C.V.O.,   LL.D-,   D.C.L.,   PRESIDENT.  ALEXANDER   LAIRD,   GENERAL  MANAGER.  Paid-up Capital, $10,000,000. Reserve Fund, $6,000,000.  \      Interest at the current rate ia allowed ou all deposits of $1 and np-  i' wards iu.tbis Department.    Careful attention is given  to  every  I   ���������������������������    ;i .     account.    Small deposits are welcomed.  ..-���������"-^Accounts ma}' be opened in the names of two or more persons, with-  ^       drawalH to be made by any one of them or by tho survivor.    Full  1   *;{4      and clear written instructions as to who is to make tbe withdrawal     als should always be given to the Bank when opening accounts of  ;"-    thin nature.  J. T. BEATTIE, Manager.  Greenwood Branch.  TEMPERANCE  999  is all right if shorn of humbuggery.  Too much water drinking is just  ���������  as injurious as too much liquor or  anything else.  OUR PURE WINES  AND LIQUORS      . j  arc medicinal if not abused.   Every I  household should have a moderate ]  supply of pure wines or liquors in (  the  closet  for   emergency���������either i  unexpected visitors or sudden ill- ]  ncss, when a drop of pure liquor j  in time tuny forestall alt necessity (  for drugs. ]  greenwood Eiquor eoinpatty, importers, Oreenwood, e. 0.!  The New Council assembled on  Monday evening and were sworn  in.  The "following standing comifc-  tees were appointed:  FINANCE  * McCreath,7 McLaine arid.McK.ee ;  WATER, FIRE AND LIGHT  McKee, McCreath and Buckless  FTREETS  Sutherland, McLaine & McArthur  CEMETERY, POUND AND HEALTH  Buckless, Sutherland & McArthur  . The following accounts were ordered to be paid:���������Times, $13.60;  Ledge, $10.10; Nelson News, $31.-  20; S. H. McConnell, 30.00.  Aid. McCreath gave notice that  at the next meeting he would ask  leave to introduce a temporary  loan by-law.  Instructions wet* given to issue  a cheque for 83,000, to cover the  note due to the Bank nf Montreal.  Tho police were instructed to  inspect the houses using-water, and  if any persons are found wasting  water, they are to be notified to  stop the waste, and upon the second offence, all persons will be  prosecuted under the by-law.  Instructions were given to notify  P. Burns & Co. aud the Boundary  Creek Times that after the 31st of  this month the Council will be unable to supply them with water for  power purposes.  It was moved by Aid. Buckles**,  and seconded by Aid. Sutherland,  that all the city officials be re-appointed.   Carried.  The Council adjourned until  January 30.  In 1910, the city of Phoenix received $92 for dog taxes.  The payroll in Phoenix this  month amounted to $05,000.  A dry goods store will be opened  in Greenwood early in the spring.  Born.���������On January 12, to Mr.  and Mrs. George Evans, a daughter. i   *-  Soft rock carrying considerable  silver has been struck in tbe Argo  tujiuel.  A Ski club has been'organized in  Phoenix, the first west 'of tho  Rockies.  Mrs. T. L. Crassen died at  Christiana Lake last week, aged  29 years.  The Queens hotel, in Phoenix,  was gutted by fire last Sunday  morning.  Born. ���������At tho Mother Lode, on  January 15, to Mr. and Mrs. John  Citie, a son.  A second deep hole is being sunk  in the Granby -mine by the diamond drill.  D. L. McElroy has the contract  for stringing the cable for the Lone  Star tramway.  At his studio in Greenwood, J.  H. Jiimep can take photographs at  any time, day or night.  Last year, the police department  cost, Phoenix $1,976.65, and the  fire department $1,060.55.  Owing to the death of his mother  Billy Murray is now at his old  home in Petrolia, Ontario.  A Skating Carnival will be held  in the new rink on Friday/ January 27.    Keep this date open.  Last year, the city of Phoenix  received $993.50 from police court  fines and $5,112.50 for licences.  James McCreath has the most  alderinamc appearance of any  member of the new city council.  Tom Walsh was in the city last  week for a brief spell. He was too  busy to call at The Ledge office.  Send, a copy of Float to your  friend? in the cent belt. You can  get one for two bits at The Ledge  office.  '^vP?*H-i''Co8gr6ve is Vuilding' the  new 8chool,iu Phoenix for $7,100.  It will be completed before the end  of July.  Rinks from Phoenix, Greenwood  and the Mother Lode-, will play at  the curling bonspiel in Grand  Forks next week.  The War Eagle mine in the  fPhoenix camp, will begin this  month to ship 100 tons a day to  the Trail smelter. "������  The laying of- the steel on the  Kettle Valley railway, between  Midway and Rock Creek, will be  finished this month.  2:30 p. m.' New members will be  welcomed:' The Guild is willing  to undertake orders for needlework,  on application being made to the  Secretary, Mrs. Muegrave Hilton.  Western Float  PHOENIX HOOKEY  At Hockey, last Thursday,  Greenwood was defeated in Phoenix by a score of 10 to 3. Tho  Pioneer makes tho following remarks:  "The visitors had no combination and their individual work  was fruitless, but they did some  excellent shooting at long range  and only for the alertness of Lang  many of them would have tallied;  in fact this was the one dangerous  feature displayed by the visitors.  Greenwood has some new recruits  this winter, but the "ringers" did  not appear to stack op particularly.  The Russels and McDonald of last  year's team did more effective  work."  When his satanic majesty tempts  some people tbey want him to get  behind them���������and push.  A girl thinks a man impertinent  if be tries to flirt with her, and indifferent if he doesn't.  The- smelter at Grand Forks  blew in its eighth furnace Shis  week. Thc Granby will endeavor  to establish a uew record this year.  lb is reported, says the Orient  Journal, that the Colonel Peyton  group, near the McKinley mine,  has been sold to the B. C. Copper  Co.  Lost.���������On Monday, between the  Rink aud Kimberly Avenue, a  Lady's Gold Filled Buckle. Finder rewarded on returning to Mrs.  Bunbury, Kimberly Avenue.  John Carlson, a 8wede Finland-  er, aged 22, was killed last Thursday, by & falling tree. He was  cutting timber at a point on the  main Kettle river, about 27 miles  from Rock Creek.  Phoenix now has a brass band,  although one of the best papers in  tho country is published in that  city. The band touches the high  spots and reflects great credit upon  its leader, John Eiulay.  While hurrying a voter to the  polls last Thursday, at the last  minute, "hell-bent for election"  as it were. J. B. Desrosier's team  rnn away, wrecking the rig and  causing the loss of a vote to Fred  B. Holmes.  While Fernio and other towns  have been snow-bound, here in  Greenwood there is just enough  snow for sleighing. Ouly upon  one uight this winter has the thermometer plunged 20 degrees below  zero. Verily, the climate in the  Boundary is the finest in the world.  It is reported that Andy Sater  won $100 from J. B. Desrosiers by  betting upon the winner of the  mayoralty contest. Those acquainted with the above gentlemen  place no confidence iu such a wild  story, believing it to be' nothing  but the fabrication of some josher's  romancing mind.  The Annual Meeting of the St.  Jude's Guild was held ou Tuesday  January 10, in the Hall, when the  officers for the ensuing year were  elected, Mrs. Proctor being chosen  unanimously to tho post of President, and Mrs. Shaw, Vice-President. It was decided that in future the weekly meetings should bo  held each Tiicudav, in tho Hall, at  Trne to Inatraetlons.  My friend the newspaper man told  me a funny little story whioh happened  during tho Inst eleotion in a certain  nnwspapor office in this city.  Thoy were pressed for men and hnd to  take on some of tbe old printers thnt  went oat of offloe with the arrival of tbe  typesetting machines. Ono of tho editorial writers wrote whnt ho considered  ii fine effort of lhctorio ou .McKinley.  Kveiy page wtw soicly crowded, and tho  flat had gone forth that nothing fhonld  bo leaded, not oveu editorials. Iu tho  midst of tbe editorial -effusion occurred  tho following sentence: "McKinley's  name led all the rear,"  This piece of copy was turned over to  one of the old discharged men. To  everybody's astonishment half of tho  editorial in point was leaded, making a  very offending colnmu to tho eye.  The old printer wus sent for. He declared ho had followed copy exactly.  ABked to bring the proof, be hurried up  itaira and from a bundle of written  iheets extracted what he wanted.  In the meantime the editorial writer  had discovered that "led all the rest"  bad beeu omitted entirely, and ho wuf  madder than ever.  " Where is tho rest of that Bentonco?"  ho growled when the ancient fossil np-  peored with the copy. " You've chopped  this off at 'JMcKiuley'a name.' "  "Tbere is tho copy," said the aged  file. "Right ufterMoKinley'suamoyou  wroto 'led all the rest,' and I leaded it,  of course."  The editorial writer had nothing more  to say after that.���������St. Louis Republic.  Puzzling- tho Itojal Society.  The proceedings of the Royal society'  df Loudon were not taken so seriously  150 years ago ns they are now.   A sailor who had  broken his leg was advised  to send'to tho Royal society an account-  sf the femarknble manner iu which he  had healed tho fiv.cturo. lie did so. His  story was that, having fractured his log  by falling  from   the top of a mast, be  had dressed it with nothing but tnr and  ���������jalsum, which  had  proved so wonder,  tully efficuuious that iu three days Jin  -.vas able to Walk just  as well as before  .he   acciueut.    This remarkablo  story  naturally caused some rxcitement among  tho men:hers of the society. No one had  previously suspected tar and onknm cf  possessing   such    miraculous   healing  powers.   Thc society wrote for furlhcr  particulars aud doubted, indeed, whether  the leg had  been  really fractured.  The truth of this part of the story, how-  tver, was proved beyond tho shadow of  .���������^doubt-.Sevei-alJcttel-s passed between  the~Eoyar"s6cicty:n'ud ^tbe'humble sail-"  or, who continued to assert most solemnly that his broken leg had been treated  with  l:<r aud  oakum, and with   these  two   application?   only.    Tho   society  night havo remained puzzled for nn iu-  len'nite period had not  tlio honest sail-  ir remarked  iu  n postsoript to his last  otter:  "I forgot lo tell your honors that the  .eg was a wooden one." ��������� Harper's  fiound Table.  brig-  HOCKEY.  Greenwood v Grand Forks  The first Hockey match ia the  new rink between the above teams  wss played ou Monday eveniug, a  large company being present. The  game was keenly fought and excitement ran very high as each  team visited the opposing eud.  Grand Forks were the first to  score but the home men soon equalized. Eich team scored again  and at the call of time the score  was 2 up each. Extra time being  played the visitors put on two  more aud won out by 4 to 2. The  return match takes place on Friday evening, when, with another  referee, Greenwood should win.  It seems strange that a referee  cannot keep his ejes ou both teams.  Excess of zeaf often produces roughness in a game, but tho way in  which player after player on one  side was sent to the fence, gave the  impression that only oue team was  guilty, when, as a matter of fact,  considering the injuries received by  the homo players, they had a good  deal of roughness to put up with.  Boxing Competition.  Under the auspices of the Hockey  club a boxing competition was held  iu the Auditorium, last Saturday  evening, a large company was present. Two preliminaries, McMillan, Greenwood, vs Montana Kid,  Phoenix; and Angus McGilivray,  Butte, Mon., vs Billy Biner, Phoenix, in which good boxiug was  shown, especially in the second  bout, were disposed of and the  event of the evening annonnced,  C. J. Smith, champion bantamweight of Alberta, vs C. McCarthy,  ex champion bantam-weight of  Canada, quickly got work. Early  on in the first round it was seen  that McCarthy was the heavier  man aud possessed also a longer  reach and he soon had the measure  of his opponent. In the second  round the boxing was much more  even and was an even break at the  end. In tho third round McCar-  soou had his man in difficulties  and finally knocked him out.  Wop. Connpll wanrpforce.  Creston is in need of a fire  ade.  Hens are $12 a dozen in Abbots-  ford.  High River wants a beet ��������� sugar  factory.  A $20,000 hotel has been built  at Marble, Wash.  A Hindu'child hasbeen' born in  New West-miiibtcrs  In places, the Fraser river was  frozen over last week.  Some of tbe breweries in  B. C.  have formed a merger.  New Westminster will bave a  building boom this year.  At Rossland, mining operations  are becoming more active.  Speculators havo  cornered   the  potato market in Loomis.  In Rossland the Orangemen have  moved into their new hall.  The Spokane police force is to  have an increase of 23 men.  A brass band, with 14 members,  has been organized iti Marcus.  A wireless station is to be built  on the mountain near Colville.  Coal is $10.50 a ton in Winnipeg  but ice is a drug on the market.  Penticton is urging the government to build a postofiice in that  city.  A . new hand laundry has been  opened in Marcus by two Colville  men.  Winnipeg has fifty houses of  sickly fame in its tenderlojn district.  A firm in Fernie has been fined  for selling goods after closing  hours.  A Grassing has bought a restaurant in Penticton, from Mrs. E. C.  Pryce.  Gus Groate, formerly of Kaslo,  has opened a restaurant in Vancouver.  Iu Kaslo, Owen Desmond has  been elected a member of the citv  council.  .  The local option ists .will hold a  convention in Vancouver upon  Feb. 16. .  The price is $2.50 for a season  tickefto 'tlre^ska'ting' rink "in"1 Sum-  merland.    "    -------- -_*...__.:....  G. C. Tunsfcall, who died -.in  Kamloops this month, came to B.  C. in 1862. *--"    ���������  Arthur Cook and Miss Lizzie  Stocking were married last week in  Cumberland.  Efforts are being made to have  the government establish an assay  office at Quesnel.  A. R. Johnston, who recently  died in Nanaimo, had lived over  50 years in B. C.  There was a coal famine in Oroville last week, and Penticton only  a few mile? away:  The California mine, near New  Denver, has shipped twenty tons  of ore this winter.  Frank Murphy, the postmaster  of Barkerville, is on a visit to the  Sandwich Islands.  Nearly all the vags and hoboes  arrested in Revelstoke claim Calgary as their home.  An Old Timer's club has been  organized in Creston. Charles  Rykert is president.  The payroll of the Crow's Nest  Pass Coal Co. for December a-  mounted to $196,000.  Mrs. Margaret Laring died in  Hazelton last month. She was  born in Victoria in 1852.  Two companies are seeking  charters at Ottawa for the building  of railways to Hudson Bay.  S. Pal son has bought the Vernon  Okanagan, and is rapidly becoming  the Hearst of the Okanagan.  In Barkerville, beef is 20 cents;  oats, 9 cents; potatoes, 13 cents;  and mutton, 25 cents a pound.  James Jacques died in Lob Angeles from apoplexy. He was formerly a merchant in Penticton.  The Hudson Bay Co. has recently sold 700,000 acres of Iand in  Western Canada for $11,000,000.  Since Spokane first had policemen, five officers, four of whom  died, have been shot by assassins.  The value of taxable property in  Vancouver is over $136,000,000, an  increase of 80 per cent, within a  year.  John McMartin will build a mill  and cyanide plant at the Mother  Lode mine, in the Sheep Creek  district.  Last year Winnipeg imported  t.en millions of eggs from the TJuited  States. The hen should get busy  in Manitoba.       .     .  Tbe company operating th������i Silver Cup and Nettie 8 mines, near,  Ferguson, has gone into tha hands  of a receiver.  Last year the Nickle. Plats', near  Hedley, produced 47.000 tons of  ore from' which $516,000 in gold  was extracted.  ,  An effort is to be made in Manitoba to have all hotel-bars abolished: The druggists are in favor of  the rcdreitnent.   ,  Andrew    McQueen   was / found  dead in his Cabin,  near Oroville. .  He was a pioneer of tho state and  died of old age..  Some editors are fortunate. On  its home side, the Golden Star contains 20 col urns of ads and four  col urns of news.  For attending fires in High River, volunteer firemen get $1 for the  first hour, and 75 cents for each  subsequent hour.  In the Slocan one four-horse  team is hauling 1 limber and supplies from Three Foiks to the  Lucky Jim mine.  The C.P.R. is estimated to be  worth $317,000,000. Last year the  net earnings of the company wero  over $37,000,000.  The First Thought mine at Orient, will make a thorough test of  its ore in the new cyauide plant at  the Napoleon mine.  Melton Beam shot a cougar in  East Kootenay, this month, that  weighed 100 pounds. The bounty  is $15 on these animals.  Dawson ran out of dynamite last  month. Two four-horse teams are  now hauling giant from White  Horse to the golden city.  H. Hardy, doorkeeper in the  Empress hotel, at Victoria, has  fallen heir to $40,000, through the  death of a cousin iu England.  Joe Bertrand died in Winnipeg  last Saturday, fie was an old-  time railway contractor in the west  and bad railroaded for 44 years.  ��������� For the mayoralty of Rupe,  Manson defeated Mobley by 110  votes. J. A. Kirkpatrick, formerly of Nelson is one of the aldermen.  Freighters charge $120 a ton  to  haul potatoes from Quesnel.to Fort..'  George.   Jnthelatter town spuds  retail for ,from_12_tp 25 cents a���������_  pound.  Railway graders cut into several.  seams of coal at Port Alberni.     It  is thought that a great coal mine  will be developed underneath the  townsite.  The province of B. C. has a stir--  plus of nearly $3,000,000 in the  treasury. This session the appropriations for public works will be  over $6,000,000.  The Nicola Valley Meat Co. will,  put up a $40,000 building in Merritt..   The Merritt Mercantile Co.-.  will erect a $30,000 store building'  in the same city.  It is reported that the C.P.R.  will build another line across the  prairies to Strathcona. In future  it will be the main line from Win*1  nipeg to Edmonton and may be ex-  to the coast.  The government telephone line  between Vernon and Kamloops  has been finished. It is 37S miles  around its entire circle, and is the  longest single iron wire telephone  line in the world.  At an expense of $7,000, the  government has blown out the  rocks in the Fort George canyon  of the Fraser river, and tbe main  channel is now navagable at any  time for steamboats.  Dominioii lands  in   the   Peace  River district cannot be bought as  they are reserved for free homesteads to settlers.    The B. C. gov-*  ernment has land for sale in that-,  district at $3 an acre.  Smith Curtis has been ill for  some time and is recuperating at  the Halycon Hot Springs. He  states that around Savrwa the ranchers make from $100 to $200 an  acre by raising potatoes.  An Old Crime.  A year or so ago a jeweler named Zimmerman was brutally murdered at Penticton. The object of  the crime was robbery. A largo  amount of jewelry was taken. A  suspect was arrested, but a careless official permitted the prisoner  to escape. The whole police force  of the Boundary country went to  work on the case. Over on the  other side a crime is never forgotten. The guardiaus of the law  never cease hunting a criminal.  Perpetrators of a crime may keep  under cover for a time, once in a  Tha C.P.R. bas ordered $7,000,- while escape altogether, but if they  000 worth of cars and train equipment, all to be delivered by next  summer.  Although no deaths have occurred, Cumberland has been annoyed by scarlet fever since last  Bunimcr.  The price of milk has been raised in Penticton. It now costs 81  for right quarts, instead of ten, as  formerlv.  stay in the country the chances are  against his en jo} ing protracted  liberty. Recently a clue haB been  discovered to the Zimmerman  murderer. Articles of jewelry  taken at the time of tho murder  have beeu found at Sidley, where  they were in the possession of ������  woman, The police are hot on tho  trail, and the guilty party may be  lauded at any time.���������Oroville Go4  zette.  BiH^jyiiMAUMajw^KMa  wmmmmmimmmwmft- THE   LEDGE,, GREENWOOD,   BRITISH  COLUMBIA.  &  K  ti  K  fc"  is*  ���������������  a"  &������  ft1  &"  t,'  Il Ended  Realistically In  Wedlock  By RICHARD C,  WHITE  Copyright, 1910, by American Press  Association.  0^t*4'4������������4������4^������������������slV4^*i������������*4^%^,4U'irs������^^  An   elderly  gentleman   sat   on  the  broad piazza of a summer hotel overlooking the ocean.    Beneath  him the  waves were curling hi  on the beach,  casting a line of foam over the smooth  sand, and receding with an effervescing sound.   There may be people who  can sit and watch this iueessant rolling lu aud recession of waves with a  stolid   Indifference.    Not   so   George  Warrington, vvlio.se spiritual part 'vus  made of finer stun" thnu  that  of the  average .mun'or woman.    To'him the  '- billows told stories of Inliniiy.    More  than that; ilicy bi-uughi lilm memories.  There was a tlnjri* of sadness I" it all,  for he was alone In the world, without  wife or child.  The waves were recalling to bim a  picture of his .vouih. He had seen It  from a hotel window. The hour was  -.between dtiyli^hl 'anil'clurlc.-"' l-'ar out  on the horizon a full moon was rising,  a belt of cloud 'across Its center. Nearer a black hulk was rising aud falling  monotonously. .���������Nearer still lay a point  of rocks, At low tide It was a little  peninsula, nl half, title nn island embracing a few 'square, yards, at full  tidp submerged . On lis face, looking  out .upon and 'absorbed in the beautiful scene, sutn girl. Since she had  gone there the siiiid behind her had  beeu covered by tlie rising waters, and  , she was unconscious tlmt her' retreat  over dry land hnd been cut off.  Quick thought shot through the brain  of the young man looking out of the  '���������window.'" The tide his fancy transfigured   to  a  savage   in   the   wilderness  with raised'tomahawk stealing on his  prey.    Again  It was a serpent encircling  the girl   and  drawing its  coils  closer and  closer about ber.    It was  ���������'.really,   au    inanimate   ocean    unconsciously surrounding a girl unmindful  of all save the beautiful scene before  her.  In that region the tide runs with  great rapidity. Warrenton knew this  nnd, rushing down several flights of  stairs, dashed over the sand toward  the girl. As lie ran he looked to see if  a boat were lying anywhere near on  the beach. None was In sight.'������������������..Reaching the strip of water closing In behind  the rock, he plunged in and swam  across.  The girl's reverie was broken by looking up and seeing a dripping figure be-  ������lde her.  "Come, quick! You're cut off by the  tide."  Turning, she saw the swirling waters  behind her. Her face lost Its color, for  Bbe would be helpless in that quick  current.  She stood paralyzed.  "Come!" repeated   VVurrlngton.    But  be did not wait for her to iuove.   Seizing her hand, he drew her, supporting  her at the same time, to tbe margin of  the torrent.   She shrank back.   Forcibly dragging her into it, enr-ircling her  with one arm, be swam with the other.  Tbe distance across  the current  was  not long, but it ran so swiftly that the  two were carried along till they found  themselves  at   the   end   of   the   little  Btruit. where they were tossed on the  waves.  Then came a test of endurance. War-  .  rington was strong and a good swimmer,  but  by   this  time  the  girl   was  clutching him so as to Impede his efforts.   At that hour few were on. the  beach and none within call.   Warrington's efforts were having less and less  effect, and he was about to give up  hope both for himself and his burden  when he heard the sound of oars. Making an effort, he got his bead as far as  possible above tbe surface and shouted:  "Help!"  The sound of oars ceased, then recommenced with a quicker stroke, and  In less than a minute the dark body of  a boat appeared on the crest of a wave  above the drowning couple.   Then a  hand   was extended,  and  Warrington  put out his own hand and grasped the  pun wale of the boat. Between the newcomer and Warrington  the drowning  girl was got Into the boat.   Then Warrington was helped In by the boatman.  While Mr. Warrington was passing  In memory over the scene that had occurred more thau thirty years before a  woman   whose white hair contrasted  with   her  comparatively   young  face  came up and stood with her hands on  the piazza rail, looking out upon tho-  shlromer that was beginning to extend  Itself from the rising moon. She turned  and was about to go away when she  noticed the man sitting near her.  There  was something In bis appearance, his  wrapt attitude, to tell her that be, like  herself, possessed tbe gift of appreciation   of the beautiful.   She  felt  Impelled to address him.  "Isn't It charming?" sho exclaimed,  half to him.  "Say, rather. Infinitely grand," he replied, rising nnd uncovering.  "Wo women are apt to see the beautiful, you men the grand." she continued. "A child once said. 'God is a  beautiful painter.' While the statement places the lesser above the greater, it is still a beautifully expressed  thought."  "Indeed it la. But the most absorbing effect of this scene to me is not  that it 19 a picture, but a combination  of Infinite material forma. It la tho  wonder In It that Impresws me."  The lndy hnvhiff assumed the privilege of her sex to first address tbe  man, be assumed the privilege of proceeding further by asking her to be  aeated.  "This is the first time in years," she  said, "that I have been to the seashore. J love It, yet I fear It It Is to  me like the serpent that charms the  bird to destroy It. Kancy this tranquil  scene transformed by a tempest. There  is nothing In nature that is to tne so  miraculous us those waves. See that  leviathan out there rolling In. True,  his mane Is gilded by the moon, but  his body la black. There Is a terror In  his   ver?   silence.    There,   It   breaks!  How il pounds the beach!  "I dread the water in any form," she  went, on after a pause. ."Even when it  is .tranquil It is treacherous. One who  cannot swim may drown within a few  feet of.land. A current will glidealotig  like a crawling reptile, carrying one  who may be caught in it out into the  great, dark, unmerciful ocean. Oh, I  hate the water! I don't know why 1  came here. I will never come again."  "Madam." said ; Warrington, "you  speak as one who lias been caught Id  the toils of the winery element.' Vou  have had what swimmers call a scare.  One-who has suffered from a fright in  lhe water will never get over It. Once  conscious of lis terrible grip, one can  never be Induced to trust it again:"  "Vou are right," she said. "The re-  lentlessiiess of any Inanimate force is  terrible, but it seems to me that the  power of water Is the most terrible of  sill.   How can.people cross and recross  ihe ocean?   It   would  seem  that one  ���������ship being sucked down Into the maw  nf the monster would be enough to de-  lor   others   from   trusting .themselves  upon Its treacherous bosom."  ���������;Warrington. was sure that the lady  had experienced some .'mishap to give  her this dread of the water'nnd "wus  curious to know the incident   Hut he  wns too well bred lo ask a direct question.  .Moreover, It occurred lo.him. that  possibly   It   might   hiive  given   hpr a  mental   as   well   as a .physical  shod;  from .'which she had never recovered.  "I   have  had." she  went on,  "whin  you cull ti scan?.   It gave ine nn incur  able dread  of water,  but   in  itself it  ���������gradually' passed'Into .comparative un  Importance.'There was that connected  with It whtt-h has affected uiy whole  life."  "Indeed!"  ��������� The', word''"Indeed" .Is an extremely  well'bred expression/and means rioth  ing. It doesn't trespass on any one's  feelings, asks no questions. Invites con-  I fidenco only If the conflder Is minded  to give it nnd leaves him or her to  proceed or turn tlie subject at will. It  is one ot the most useful words in the  English dictionary.  "When I was a girl I was sitting one  evening on a rock viewing a scene like  this, so enraptured tbat I was unconscious of the tide rising behind me.   I  was already cut off when a young man  not only   warned   tne,  but  saved  me.  Only a fortunate circumstance enabled  us to get to the shore."  She shuddered and continued:  "Not for the world would I dwell on  that occurrence.  It is of what followed  that I am going to speak.    In novels  when a young man saves a girl from a  ..catastrophe they love and  marry,   in  my case a romance was started that  was continuous,'.leaving, me' with old  age before ine without a single companion.   I could never forget my rescuer, but my rescuer apparently never  considered me iu any other light than  ns one be had rescued.   At any rate,  be never sought me out. never came  near me.   I had a number of excellent  offers, but my mind bad become absorbed with one person, nnd 1 would  yield to none other.   And here I am at  nearly fifty years of age, desolate because a man saved me from drowning.  I would prefer tbat be had left me to  have been engnlfed."  After ibis burst of confidence the  lady suddenly remembered that she  was giving It to a stranger. There  was a momentary silence, at the end  of which Warrington was about to  speak, when she forestalled him.  "I dare say," she said, "tbat you are  surprised at my revealing to one I  have never met before so sacred an experience. Ferhnps you will not believe me when I tell you that till this  moment I have kept the secret In my  own bosom from every living soul.  When I came upon you Just now this  scene brought back the incident of my  youth, and a certain kindliness 1 saw  in your eye invited rne for once to  open the floodgates and permit the  l ng pent up waters to flow forth."  "Madam," said Warrington, "I am  aware of that propensity engrafted in  humanity to confide. In this case you  could not have confided in a person  better calculated to console you. It is  said that misery loves company. You  and I, having been made miserable by  the same Incident, should love each  other's company for the rest of our  lives."  "Indeed!" said the lady, in her turn  using that convenient word.  "Thirty years ago 1 saved a girl  from drowning. Unfortunately I was  so cursed sensitive that I feared to  make any advance whatever lest she  should think I wus presuming upon  my service at having saved her. 1 did  not see her agaiu for some,time after  we left the water, and when I met her  on her face was a scowl."  He paused, and the two regarded  each other Intently. Suddenly the  lady burst forth reproachfully:  "Why shouldn't she have scowled?  Hadn't you Ignored ber?"  And so It was that a lady, not recognizing the mnn who had condemned  her to splnsterhood. told him frankly  the story of her life. It was the beginning of the end for both of them  A romance that had endured for thirty  years wns at last ended In realism  that Is to say. marriage.  All Nervous Diseases Cured  by Dr. Williams' Pink  Pills.  Nerves   thnt  are    over-worked    or  weak   quickly  indicate  their distress  by pain.   That pain may be neuralgia or inflamed nerves,  usually    affecting the head, but often the spine  and limbs.    It may be nervous dyspepsia,  easily started by  worry,  excitement or weakness.   It may be St.  Vitus  dance,    a   'common'" -affliction  among    children,, or neurasthenia,; a  condition of gcnerul nervous exhaustion accompanied    by   acute   melancholy.    Worst  of   all  the   pain   may  signal   the   early   stages   of  paralysis |  or ��������� nervous' decay.    All   thesedisor-]  ders  signify  that  the hungry  nerves  are clamoring for .nourishment in the  form of'good, 'rich  blood. , The numerous cures of tlio above named nervous   diseases   and   weakness,.'.'in   both  sexes  by    Dr.   Williams'   Pink  Pills,  lire  accounted  for   by the  fact    that  these  Pills  actually  make  new,  rich  blood    and    so    supply   thc  starved  I nerves with  the vital elements need-  ! ed to strengthen them.    Mr. Win. G.  Jones,   Wcstmead,    Man.,    says:    "A  few ye.-.is ago  it ,was my misfortune  to    suffer    from    nervous -    debility,  brought  about   through   a  severe   attack of la grippe or influenza.   When  the  first effects  were  felt I  used  to  wake up in thomiddle of sleep trembling  like a  loaf,  and  in  a  bath...-of  cold   perspiration.       Later   the "trouble grew so  bad  that I scarcely  got  0 wink  of  sleep,    and    wsuld    toss  about in  bed, growing so  weak  that  1 feared for  my life.    A  doctor was  called    in,    and    then    another,  but  without  avail.    I   became   more   and  more  low .spirited,   and   without  any  apparent   reason   would  have .fits: of  crying.    While  in  this condition,    a  nervous    wreck,    a ".pamphlet'    was  given mc telling what Dr. Williams'  Pink Pills  had clone for others,  and  I   determined   to  give   them   a  trial.  By the time I had    finished    a   few  boxes I began to get some sleep, and  this greatly encouraged me. Then my  ���������strength  began to return,  my neryes  grew   steadier   and   in   a   few   weeks  more 1  was feeling as well as ever I  did in my life, and you may be sure  r   will   always   gratefully   recommend  Dr. WiU'ains' Pink Pills to every one  sick or ailing,  as they   restored    me  fo health and strength after all other  medicines had failed."  You can get these Pills from any  medicine dealer or by mail at 50  cents a box or six boxes for $2.50  from Tho Dr. Williams' Medicine Co.,  Brockville, Ont.  WARRANT FOR CONDUCTOR;!   .  WanteJ for Stealing  Fares  and Sell-  ��������� ing-Tickets.  (From Montreal Gazette.)  Judge Lanctot,, at the request of the  crown prosecutor, has issued a bench  warrant- for the arrest of E. Smith, a  former sleoping-car conductor in the  employ of the Canadian Pacific rail-  way company, who at one time ran  between Montreal and Vancouver, and  latterly between Montreal and' Toronto.  Early in October information reached the Crown authorities which led up  to Smith's" arrest for stealing sleeping  car fares, and for stealing and selling  railway tickets to various persons in  Montreal and elsewhere. Smith had  a preliminary hearing and was committed for trial to the Court of'King's  Bench, his case being set for thc 10th.  When called, he failed to appear,  with the result that his bail was forfeited and a bench warrant issued for  his arrest.  The case caused a good deal of interest in ruilway circles, .and it is  probable that other than railway people wi.'Vkecome interested, as the  names and addresses of quite u number of people with whom lie has been  doing business are known, and it is  likely that before thc matter is fifhil-  ly disposed of several of the hunters  for bargains in railway transportation will be dealt with.  "It is really too bad," said a high  official of thc Canadian Pacific, "that  tho  travelling   public  should   suggest  such  dishonesty  to    conductors.      If  passengers  would   refrain  from   making  conductors   steal   from   the   company  by offering them facilities  and  inducements   to   do   so,   it  would   he  hotter for them in every way.      We  have the names of a good many men  who havo done this in Montreal and  other  places  and  they  include  some  pretty prominent -men.    Morally thoy  arc as guilty, if not more so, than the  conductors   whom   they   train   to   become thieves, and the practice of trying  to got  this  cheap  transportation  at  the expense  of the  company and  the honesty of the conductors cannot  be too sharply repressed.  "In the present instance it has led ���������  to the ruin of a young man and the'  breaking up of his home. While wc  are sorry for those who suffer 'by it,  the company must stop this business  of stealing fares, and prosecution will  follow every' instance that is discovered.  vuijw.'-..'  m  (HOST PERFECT WBADE  .. We know and users of Royal' Yeast Cakes know that these  are the best goods of the kind in the World. Bread made with  Royal Yeast will keep moist and fresh longer than that made with  any other.   Do not experiment���������there is no other "just as good."  Winnipeg  No.MS,  ^^^V<;V?������<M������W*!i������TM(W������?rMOflLlVtr  . fc.'tt;MWWir>t*-titxxrva*-^^  ������   E,^������^Ls.ETT CO" ,'TD" Toronto, Cnt..  Award-ad ..highest honor* at all exposition**.  Montreal  COLOSSAL LONDON.  Some  Facts   and   Figures   About  the  World's   Metropolis.  vNo man living' has ever yet seen  London as it really is. There are, in  fact, twelve Londons, one of which ���������  the county ��������� is controlled by 4,300  popularly elected men and women who  ait on 1*14'public bodies.  The biggest London of all is the  police London, covering 0!)2 square  miles; the smallest is the City of'-'Lon-  don, extending to oue square unle.  INFLUENZA  CATARRHAL FEVER  PINK EYE  EPIZOOTIC  DISTEMPER  CHRONIC COUGHS  Booklet "Distemper; Causes, Cure and Prevention," FREE,   All drng-  fi-I.sts, harness dealers,  {1 and 50c a bottle. $11 and $0 a dozen.   Distributors���������ALL WHOLESALE DRUGGISTS,  SPOHN MEDICAL CO., Goshen, Indiana, U. 8. A.  New  One  on  Him  Visitor   (at  public  library)���������I   sup-  ""   '"'~L    ' sensational  Complicated  Tt seems that the Pullman company t  has  decided   that  upper  berths  shall  pose    that    when    some   ^.,a������Uuiioi  "\uir������,"^VlbL^.,NUUJflJ7lln,ia,u,s^\ I"*- lo-v������r-    ThG "iiluml effect of this  novel happens to make a hit you have  When  ono  speaks  of  Loudirn  one     iu   b     ���������   t   ��������� b   u        iU   bei calls for-it ad nausem? '  musl put an adjective m to describe ��������� T,-���������i M    ....   ,.:���������_<.-_..   i.__,i _ ,1     .-..     ,    ,    , ,  Attendant���������Ad what? Oh, yes, I  think I rtmembcr. We've hud one or  two calls for it, but it's rather, commonplace, don't you think?���������Chicago  Tribune.  square  Court,   London,  205  A LAND OF MANY TRIBES.  India's Races Outnumber Those on the  American Hemisphere.  Hindustan has more nations than  the continent ot Europe, and more  races than you will find on tlie hemisphere of tlie Americas, livery locality  has its own tribes and peculiar castes,  and here and there are peoples of  whom the world knows nothing, writes  Frank G. Carpenter.  There is one great class known as  jungle people. They live in the woods  and are about as savage as the natives of the Congo. They believe in  witches and witcii doctors and make  bloody sacrifices. Wild dances "are a  part of their worship. These people are  generally known as Animists and they  number 8,000,000 or 9,000,000. They  live in all sorts of ways, feeding largely on wild herbs and fruits, and dwelling in caves or temporary shacks,  which they leave when they seek a  new location.  In the eastern Himalayas are the  Nagas, the descendants of the ancient  snake worshippers. They are head  hunters and now and then raid the  lowlands. In southern India are the  Yanadis, who have round huts made  of brushwood, and who support themselves on jungle fruits and wild honey.  They are as shy as our Negritos and  will run at the sight of a white man.  The upper Himalayas are spotted  with non-Aryan tribes, whose ancestors were thrust back by our ancestors  over 3,000 years ago, but who still exist. There are hill men in Assam  who  have  no  method of telling dis-  At breakfast recently, Andrew Carnegie indulged in a piece of pie.    A  "���������?*  reformer  present. remonstrated.  Why, Mr. Carnegie," he said, "do  you eat pie?"  . "Of course," replied the noted philanthropist benignly, "what do you do  with it?"  SbIoUt stops coughs, cures colds, heals  so   throat aad  lanes. - . -   ���������  2S e*nt������-  adjecti  what London is referred to.., Hero are  I lie    Londons    with   their   areas   as  Known to the law:  Cily of London, .one square mile.  County of London, 115 square miles.  Y> ater London, 537 square miles.  Postal London, 220 square miles.  Telephone Londou, C30 square miles.  Parliamentary   London,   117   square  miles.  Ecclesiastical   London,   120   square  aiiies.  Greater London,' 692 square miles.  Police London, GDI square miles  Police    Court    London,   114   squ  : miles.  Central'���������' Criminal  ���������120 square miles.  County Court London, 2U0 square  miles.  The smallest population of one London is 26,000���������in tho City���������and the  largest population 6,550,000���������iii Greater London.  In the.County of London 16,000 companies own property of the yearly value   of    $70,000,000,     the    rentals   ot  which  are about  $100,000,000 a  year,  and  yet  they  have-no   vote  for  the  election of a single person to represent  them   for  their   total  payment   every  year of $25,000,000 in rates.   They pay  one-third   of  tlie  total    rates    raided  Less than half tlie people who have a  vote for the rates they pay ever usl-  them.   So far as taxation and  repre  dentation is concerned a third of tin  tax-paying property  has' no share in  controlling the expenditure,    in Ber  inondsey. and   Poplar half  the    rate  i higher than the higher berths, and  the, higher berths will bo lower than  lower berths. This is too complicated  for us, but maybe the reader can .understand  it.���������Toronto Star.  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 either there is no better  preparation than Dr. Thomas' Eclec-  I trie Oil, as it counteracts the inflam-  [mation and relieves the pain. The  action of the oil is instantaneous and  its application   is extremely simple.  Mrs. Dresser was looking over the  grocer's bill. .  "Plow many pounds are there in a <  peck, Henry?" she asked.  Her husband looked up from his  newspaper. :������������������  "Are you trying to figure out the  weight of your latest coiffure, my  dear?" he asked.  aulokly stops coughs, euros eolds, heals  lo throat and. lnags. ���������   ���������   ���������  .6 osntu  Rivers���������Why do you say positively  that a man can't do wrong by, marrying a "widow?     ..- .  Waters���������Why,'' it's plain enough  that if a man marries a widow he  don't marry a miss!.   ...  Minard's   Liniment   Cures   Garget   in  Cows.  New Yorker (showing Podunker the  sights)���������This is Battery Park.  ..���������.w . u..u  iu|������m . nan   hjk    i  Podunker���������Gosh!    I wouldn't have   paid have" no voters behind them  recognized it at all! Every year at least 7,(K,0 Londoner.-  New Yorker  (astonished)���������But you   die violent or sudden deaths, 300 are  never saw it before?  Podunker���������I didn't? Well, now, I  guess that nearly every mcller-dram-  mer that ever- showed in our town has  it by moonlight in the second, or,third  act, by heck.  "Before you were married you used  to send your wife flowers."  "Yes," replied Mr. Meckton. "Now  it takes a diamond necklace to make  her as enthusiastic as she used to be  over a $5 bunch of roses."���������Washington Star.  A Cure for Rheumatism.���������A painful  and persistent form of. rheumatism is  caused by impurities in the blood, the  result of defective action of the liver  and kidneys. " The blood becomes  tainted by thc 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, and  their use is strongly ' recommended.  A trial of them will convince anyone  of their value.  t  "I know," said little Tommy, "why  people laugh in their sleeves:"  "Why?" asked his father. "Because  that's where the funny-bone is."  ������100 Reward, $100.  The readers of this paper will be  pleased to learn that there is at least  one dreaded disease that science has  oeen able to cure in all its stages,  and that'is Cuturrh. Hall's Catarrh  Cure is the only positive cure now-  known to tlie medical fraternity.  Catarrh being a constitutional disease,  requires a constitutional treatment.  Hall's Catarrh Cure is taken internally,''acting directly upon the blood  and mucous surfaces of the system,  thereby destroying the foundation of  the disease, and giving the patient  strength by building up the constitu  sent to prison for long terms, am  120,000 are brought before the police  magistrates on various charges.  Within the 113 square miles of the  County of London there are 135,000  people who have come from foreign  countries. Russians number 38,000  Germans 27,000. Poles 15,000. French  11,000, Italians 10,000, aud American -  5,000.  On the average there are ten fires a  day in London. To keep the metro  polls well protected from fire nearly  $1,500,000 a year is spent by the Coun  ty. Council.  The water, which is abundant and  pure, is poured through millions of  pipes daily, by "one responsible body,  iuto the homes of seven million people, a population nearly equal to that  of /Norway and Sweden, about- the  same as that of the Dominion of Canada, more than two million above  that  of  Australia   and  New   Zealand  tion and assisting nature in doing its,  ������������������������������������������������������   ���������,.������������������, , ,i       ,i ���������     i ���������i���������  work.   The proprietors have so much | c:omb,in^d- an.d !W t!,aa t.h.ejyh.<?,e  faith in its curative powers that they  offer One Hundred Dollars for any  case  that it fails  to cure.    Send  for  tances, but who measure the length of ('*st ������f testimonials.    Address.  a innrnou Kv iiio o.v.������,.r,4 nt kn(���������ru���������( i    F.  J. CHENEY  & Co.   Toledo   O  a journey by the amount of betel leaf  they can chew on the way. There are  tribes who paint their faces like our  Indians, and many who tattoo and  deform themselves in various ways.  The Nagas stretch the lobes of the ear  and pierce it in such a *yay that it  forms a ring of flesh three or four  inches in diameter. They also split  the ear so that it looks like a great  lump of flesh.  These Nagas are Mongols and number in all about 162,000.   The largest  of their  tribes   is  the   Angami,   who  have lately  come under  British-subjection.   The   Angami    believe    they  were  the  first  people on earth,  and  say  that they  sprang from the dew.  They call the earth their only master,  and worship it.   Their homes are villages   surrounded   by   stockades   and  guarded by thorn bushes and nettles.  They come into them through sunken  paths, the entrances  being protected  by  doors.    Each  tribe  has its  chief,  and the people have a blood brotherhood, like some of the African tribes..  Another  of   the   Naga   divisions   is  known as the Aos.   These people were  once notorious slave holders, and they  sacrificed the slaves which they caught  in  war.    Another is the Somas,  who  until recently were head hunters and  Sold by  druggists, 75c.  Take Hall's Family Pills for constipation.  To prevent delicate white fabrics  from becoming yellow when packed  away sprinkle bits of white wax freely among the folds.  As a vermifuge there is nothing so  potent as Mother Graves' Worm Exterminator,   and  it can  be given  to,     ,       ..  the most delicate  child  without fear) Newcastle.  population. of Scotland ��������� and Wales  This population of seven millions u.*e.������  up 224,C00,CCO gallons of water a day,  drawn from the reservoir.-, in which  there are .'always, over 11,000,000,000  gallons ready for use.  The wealth.of London is astound  ing and can only be gauged by taking the twenty-eight boroughs ol  which it is composed and comparing  the yearly value of their property  with that of provincial towns. Thu:  Westminster is richer than Glasgow,  the one square mile of the city than  the whole of Liverpool or Manchester;  Kensington is richer than Leeds, and  Lambeth  than   Bristol,   Sheffield   or  on the side of the house where  winter blasts strike hardest always  , has a lower temperature than the  rest of the house.   There are times  when it is necessary to raise the  temperature quickly or to keep the  temperature up for a long period.  That can't be done by the regular  method of heating without great  trouble and overheating the rest of  the  house. ' The  only  reliable  method of heating such a room  alone by other means is to use a  of injury to the constitution.  He���������"Let me kneel in the dust at  your feet, and tell you how much I  adore you."  She���������"I beg your pardon, sir, but  there is no dust on our carpets."  Minard's Liniment Cures Colds, &c.  "See here, my dear sir! Didn't 1  tell you not to drink with your  meals?"  "But,   doctor,   be   reasonable,  have to eat some time."  I  Often what appear to be the most  trivial occurrences in life prove to be  the most momentous.   Many are dis-  did   not   scruple   to   entertain   guesU I li^   ^_rP?!,rd"\ &*"**' n"������HKht  and slay them when off guard.  The smallest boroughs of London-  Stoke Newington ��������� has more valuable  property than some twenty-eight of  the best-known towns, including Bath,  Exeter, Yarmouth, Londonderry, '*- or  even Cork.  There are more people in Islington  than there are in Edinburgh, more in  Lambeth and Stepney than in Bradford, more in Cumberwell than in  Hull or Nottingham. Twenty-four of;  the London boroughs have populations equal to some of the thirty great-  ..st towns of the kingdom, while the  remaining four have populations equal  :o some'fifty other towns, the smallest of which is Burton-on-Treut.  Absolutely smokeless and odorless  which can be kept ������ full or low heat for a short or longtime.  Four quarts of oil will give a glowing heat for nine hours,  without smoke or smell.  An indicator always shows the amount of oil in the font.  Filler-cap does not screw on; but is put in like a cork in a bottle,  and is attached by a chain and cannot get lost.  An automatic-locking flsme spreader prevents the  wick from being turned high enough to smoke, and is easy to  remove and drop back so that it can be cleaned in an instant.  The burner body or gallery cannot become wedged, and can be unscrewed  in an instant for rewickinj. Finished ih japan or nickel, strong, durable, well-  made, built for service, and yet light and ornamental.   Has a cool handle.  Dtgkri Bverymlnrt.   tfnaftt y���������rs, teritt for dutriftb* ttorx���������V  tt the nurtst tftney nf th*  The Imperial Oil Company,   ,  -K.  I  ���������At  t  1  A  Lucky  hscaps.  The  following   incident   is   not  an  Singing Statesmen.  Dr. Macnamara, the popular English member for Camberwell and ������  rising member of the Government,  -teldorii goes down to addi^oa his constituents without being asked to  oblige with n song; whilst no social  gathering in his constituency is considered a complete success unless  the "Doctor" is induced to give "Tom  Bowling."  The new Governor-General of South  Africa, Lord Gladstone, the youngest  son of the great Victorian statesman,  probably has the finest tenor yoice  in Government circles; and his wife,  who wns one of the Somerset Pugets,  ulsc sings beautifully. The two ara  always in request, wherever they go,  for duets, and during the voyucre to  South Africa Lord and Lady Gladstone, on more than occasion, assisted an impromptu concert on the liner  in charming fashion.  His Majesty King George, like  most sailors, used to be fond of fing-  ing rollicking cornic songs, and certain it is no concert on shipboard  used to be considered complete without Prince George's contribution. Tho  Prince of Wules, too, is distinctly  musical, and everybody will remember the occasion on which he sang tho  famous hunting song, "D'ye Ken  John Peel" at a concert at the Royal  Nuvul College ut Osborne.  A House In Two Parishes.  The   Revising   Barru-to-   at   North-  wich,  England, had  to deal  with the  problem of a house which was suitable  in   two   parishes,     The   barrister   remarked  that  the voter's  head   would  be in one parish and his. feet in another.    It reminded him of a conundrum  which  once  confronted  him at  Warrington.   A voter was, .there found  to sleep in Lancashire and Cheshire,  "and,"  remarked   Mr.   Williams,  "I  presume tho head  was the best part  of him and put him in Cheshire."  Lord   Kitchener's   Sarcasm  A certain nobleman whoso son was  serving in the yeomanry and who had  a large idea of his own importance,  thing, deserving of little considera- invention of imaginative journalism,  tion, and this neglect often results in' hu' **n nctual fact. A gentleman,  most serious ailments entailing years who resides near Bolton, in^England,  of suffering. Drive out colds nnd was proceeding leisurely to church  coughs with Bickle's Anti-Consump- wh������n 'he ringing of the church bells  tive Syrup, the recognized remedy for intimated to him that he was not  air affections of the throat and lungs.   *!**������*������ as ear,y i*8 '>e had thought. Tak-   ing out his watch, to look at the time.  Does  your  wife  put you  on   the  he heard a noise as of a pistol report,  ���������"������������������    ���������i���������    ���������    -���������-���������- ��������� .    ���������    and at the same time felt a jar in his  hand and on looking at his watch saw  that it had apparently exploded. Recovering his composure, he found on  examination that the cause was as  follows: Some ...boys had been throwing  stones high in the air, and just at the  critical moment of taking out his  watch, and holding it face upwards, it  had received tho impact of a falling  stone.- Certainly a lucky escape from  personal injury, the watch being minus glass, hands and the dail broken,  denotins the force of the fall.  carpet when   you   displease her?  "Worse than   that.    We  have hardwood floors." ��������� Cleveland     Fluin  Dealer.  IS YOUR SKIN ON FIRE ?  Does it seem to you that you can't  stand another minute of that awful,  burning itch?  That it MUST be cooled?  That you MUST have relief?  Get a mixture of Oil of Wintergreen,,  Thymol, and "other soothing ingredi-j  ents as compounded only in D. D. D.  WHEN IT COMES TO  PAPER BAGS and  MATCHES  We ore   everywhere with the   standard goods.  Paper and  Matches are our specialties.    Let us  know your wants���������we'll do the rest.  The EB. Eddy Co. Ltd  HULL, CANADA  TEES & PERSSE, LIMITED, Agents, Winnipeg, Calgary, Edmonton,  Reglna, Fort William and Port Arthur.  >  sent iths wire: "Please allow my son   p l8 a? ??mi  to return at once; urgent family rea-     r���������riPt"1- I A Good  Listener  Kitchener answered it laconi-  lJTr\Vf7J!!,i\]i?I>a ST0P tha awfu,f    "I made a big hit with that woman,  The E &������' P������thC aml ,hGr '     ������   l,or?"   "Nothing, I just keep still and  nnrntl ��������� *>i  ���������    P   V��������� you a f.cellng of' iBteneoY'-Chlcngo  Daily News,  comfort that you have not enjoyed for"  sons.  cally:    "Son   cannot   return;   urgent  military reasons."  "I don't make a business of writing," smiled the would-be contributor; "it's merely my avocation."  "Are you sure it isn't your aberration?" snapped the unnecessarily  cruel editor.  Rivers--"How   do   you  that word 'taxicab'?"  Brooks���������"The      emphasis  tax.'"  pronounce  on    the  months, or perhnps years  Take our word on it.  Got a $1.00 or a trial bottle today,  Write  the  D.  D,  D.   Laboratories,  Dept. T. F., 49 Colborne St., Toronto,  and they will send you a trial bottle  free.  For sale by all druggists.  W. N. U., No. 822.  "The only thing I find to say  against you i.s that your washing bill  is far too extravagant. Last week you  had six blouses in the wash. Why,  Jane, my own daughter never sends  more than  two!"  "Ah, that may be, mum," replied  Jane, "but I 'uve to. Your daughter's  sweetheart is a bank clerk, while my  young mun is a chimney sweep; It  makes a difference, mum."���������Tit-Bits.  '  If You are Not at Yoop Best  don't worry about it���������there's no good in worry. Get better!  If your stomach is wronff, your liver and bowels inactive���������your  nerves are sure to be on edge and your blood impure. * -Be  cheerful and hopeful.   As they have helped in thousands of cases,  I  ���������I  rfS':  I  will help you and will give your system the natural help it needs.  A few doses will make a great difference in your feelingi and your  looks. They will help you all along thc line���������to a clear head,  free from aches���������to bright eyes���������to healthy active organs. This  sure,  quick   and   tonic   family remedy   will help   Nature   to  Restore' Your Full Vigor  Prepared only by Thomii Betohim, Si, Metioi, tanoisblrc, EbiImiJ.  Sold everywhere In Ctnida and U. 8. Amsrlm.   In boics 31 mon. THE   LEDGE,   GREENWOOD,   J3BITISH COLUMBIA.  Suffered Several Years With  Kidney Trouble, "Peruna  u    Cured Me."  Mr. John N.  Watklns,. 3133  Sherian 'd o a h  A've., St. Louis,  Mo���������  wrlteB':  "Among all  the greatly advertised medicines for kidney and bladder trou'b 1 e  there is nothing- which  equals Peruna. I suffered  (or sev e r a 1  years with this  trouble, spent  hundreds of  dollars on doctors and medicine and all to  no purpose until I took Pe-  runa.-  "One bottle  did   me   moro ..,   . .  good than all Mr* Jo"n N* Watkins.  the others put together, as they only  poisoned my system. Peruna cured  me. I used It for four months beforo  a complete cure was accomplished, but  am truly grateful to you. The least I  can do In return is to acknowledge  the merits of Peruna, which I take  pleasure in now doing."  Bladder Trouble.  Mr. C. B. Newhof, 10 Delaware  street, Albany, N. Y., writes:  "Since my advanced age I find that  I have been frequently troubled with  urinary ailments. The bladder seemed  Irritated, and my physician said that  It was catarrh caused by a protracted  cold which would be difficult to overcome .on account of my advanced years.  I took Peruna, hardly, daring to believe  that I would be helped, but found to  my relief that I soon began to mend.  The Irritation gradually subsided, and  the urinary-difficulties passed away. I  have enjoyed excellent health now for  the past seven months. I enjoy my  meals, sleep soundly, and am as well as  I was twenty years ago. . I give all  praise to Peruna/'  ODDITIES OF NAMING.  EXCURSION'  to  Daily  during  December.      3- months  limit.   Stop over privileges,  'via  ST.  PAUL OR  DULUTH, CHICAGO  and  The Double TracK Route.  ;       Reduced Fares for  Steamship  Passeng'ers.  November 11th to December 31st.  Five months limit. Write for full  particulars and descriptive pamphlet.  A. E. DUFF,  .   General Agent, Passenger Dept.  Representative for all Steamship Lines  and Cook's Tours.  200 Portage Ave.  ���������     -^       Winnipeg.  Process 'by   Which   Things   Receive  ,Their Designations.   ,'  Besides port and sherry, other  ���������vines indicate the districts or countries from which they are obtained  by their names are madeira, champagne, moselle, and the town of  Cognac, in France, is, inseparably  connected with good brandy. <' It may  not be so generally known that the  word "grog" was derived from the  nickname of Admiral Vernon, who  introduced the.mixture into the navy,  and who was called "Old Grog,"  from the grogram breeches that he  wore.   ' . '  Another textile derived from the  ���������name of a place is calico,.from Calicut, in India; and the province of,  Ulster has given its name to the long  overcoat with a car>e much in vogue  a few years-*ago; while millinery is  generally supposed to be derived from  "Milaner," a trader in Milan goods.  Wellington and Blucher boots ob-.  tain their names from the two famous generals who took so prominent a  part-in the Battle of Waterloo, and  Hessian and Balmoral boots were  named after places. Names of vehicles which originated from names of  persons are hansom, after its inven-'  tor, Joseph Aloysius Hansom; brougham after Lord Brougham; and Victoria, after her latu Majesty, Queen  Victoria. The name of Charles Mackintosh is preserved in the waterproof  coat invented by him, and of John  Loudon Macadam in the' word macadamize, the process of mending  roads by rolling in broken fragments  of granite or other stones, which he  invented.  Currant takes its name from Corinth, from the neighborhood of which  the small dried grape is exported;  cayenne pepper from the province of  Cayenne, in French Guiana; peach  is .the Persian fruit, damson the  Damascene or Damascus plum, but  the , so-called Jerusalem artichoke  has no connection with the capital of  Palestine, being a corruption of the  Italian- girasole ��������� (sun-flowe:), a  plant which it much resembles in  growth.  Kidderminster. Axminster, Turkey  and Brussels give their names to  special kinds of carpets, and the  last-named to Brussels sprouts;  Gruyere, Cheddar, Stilton, to special  kinds of cheese; Manila and Havana,  ,to well-known brands of cigar; while  Cochin-China and Guinea are represented in the names of farmyard  fowls, and the latter also in the now  obsolete coin at one time minted from  Guinea gold.  Personal names given to roses and  other flowers and plants, to pears,  apples, and other fruits, to names of  towns, rivers, mountains, and other  geographical features are too numerous to mention. Among names of  countries and states the following,  however, are worthy of notice: America, after Amerigo Vespucci, who  did not discover America; Columbia,  after Christopher Columbus, who did;  Victoria and Queensland, after her  late Majesty Queen Victoria; and  amongst tbe latest creations Rhodesia  after the Lite Cecil Rhodes.  IT IS NEWS WORTH  GIVING TO THE WORLD  HOW. RAVAGES  OF  KIDNEY  DISEASE ARE  CHECKED   IN  QUEBEC.  Mrs. Julien Painchaud, for seven  years a sufferer, finds quick relief  , and complete cure in Dodd's Kidney Pills.' i '  Whitworth, ;Temiscouata Go.,,, Que.,  (Special).���������With the coming of winter the ravages of Kidney Disease are  again felt in this province, and the  fuct that a sure cure is vouched for  in this'village is-news worth giving to  the world. Mrs. Julien Painchaud is  the peison cured and she states without hesitation that she found her cure  n Dodd's Kidney Pills.  "For seven years my heart and Kidneys bothered me," Mrs. Painchaud  states,-"I was always tired and nervous. I could not sleep. My limbs  A-ere heavy and I had a dragging sensation across the loins. My eyes had  'lark circles under them and were  puffed and swollen. I was so ill I  could hardly drag myself around to  Jo my housework.  "A neighbor advised me to try  Dodd's Kidney Pills, and I found relief in the first box. Six boxes made  me perfectly well."  If you have any two of Mrs.  Painchaud's symptoms your Kidneys  are diseased. Cure them and guard  against serious, if not fatal results  by using Dodd's Kidney Pills.  The'; Explanation  Neighbor���������"IIow did that naughty  little boy of yours get hurt?"  Ditto���������"That good boy of yours hit  him on the head with a brick."  Minard's Liniment Co., Limited.  Gentlemen,���������Last wi-ntcr I received  great benefit from the use of MINARD'S'LINIMENT in a severe attack of LaGrippe, and I have fre:  quently proved it to be very effective  in cases of Inflammation.  Yours,  W. A. HUTCHINSON.  "Take your arm away, sir!" sharply exclaimed tlie indignant maiden.  "So!" said the young editor, musingly, "an unexpected accident, we  regret to say, prevents our going to  press!"  No one need endure the agony of  corns with Holloway's Corn Cure at  hand to remove them.  Conclusive  Evidence  "The evidence,"   said   the   judge,  "shows that you threw a stone in this  case.  "Sure,"   replied   Mrs. O'Hoolihan,  ���������"and   the  looks   av ��������� the  man   shows  more than that, yer honor.   It shows  that Oi hit him."  Weak, Sickly Babies  Make Home Wretched  No home is happy where there is a  sick baby. The sufferings of the little one makes .the '-;'whole household  wretched, for what mother or father  would not rather suffer themselves  than to see their little one suffer.  But there is no reason for wretched  homes because baby is ill. Baby's  ...Own Tablets will cure all the minor  ills of babyhood and childhood;, hot  only, that, but- an occasional dose of  the Tablets will keep baby well.  Thousands -of mothers have found  happiness through the Tablets making their little ones well and happy.  Among them is Mrs. C. C. Roe, of  Georgetown,. Ont., who writes: "I  can heartily recommend Baby's Own  Tablets as a help to the baby during the hot summer season. We have  used them and are much pleased with  their results." The Tablets are sold  by medicine dealers or by mail at  25 cents a box from The Dr. Williams' Medicine Co., Brockville, Ont.  -i-   "John," said his wife, "I have lots  ;*of things to talk to you about."  -f     "That's#   good,"    answered     .Mr.  fa Spenders; "generally   you    want   to  V^talk to me about things you haven't  "got."���������Buffalo Express."  f_0  lakly ntopa oonghs, oerto sold* hoalt  ��������� throat and tango. -   -   ������ M scat*  Mother: "Oh, Bobby, I'm ashamed  of you. I never told stories when I  was was n little girl."  Bobby: "When did you begin,'then,  Mummie?"  When you stand on the doorstep of  love always get past into the halL before you give the belle a ring,  Prints Own Dictionary.  -Mr. Edward Dwelly, of Heme Bay,  better known -_ by his pen-name of  Ewen MacDonald,' is'now"~completing  the self-imposed task of compiling,  printing and publishing a Gaelic dictionary entirelybyhis own labor. To  extend his knowledge'of Gaelic he  joined various Scottish regiments, and  for the last fourteen years he has  worked at the production of "Facia r  Gaidlig" in monthly parts. Unable to  afford to pay f^r publication in the  ordinary way he decided to print the  work himself. He taught himself the  art,- and after compiling a list of a  million words giving their meanings  and local variations, and drawing a  thousand illustrations, he turnsd to  composing, plate-casting, printing,  trimming and binding, finally posting  the parts to subscribers. Next year he  hopes to have the work ^completed.  Mr."MacDonald has been cheered and  helped in his eff rts by the grant of  a civil list pension of $250 early this  year. Mr. Macl vonald is a Welshman  and speaks Welsh fluently as well as  Scotch Gaelic. The work will be completed in three -volumes.  An Ancisnt "Frickaise^"  - A manuscript ��������� cookbook. of the year  1734 contains this recipe for "a fric-  kaise":. "Take ye fowls, cut them in  pieces and clean them season with  peper & salt a little mace nuttmeg  cloves some parsley, a little bit of  onion. Let them lay 2 hours then  flowr them very well, fry in sweet  butter & make -ye"'butter hott before  you put them inl Fry a fine brown.  Wash ye pan & put them in a gain  with a pint of gravy. Lett them  swimyer in ye gravy. Take the yolks  of 3 eggs with a little grated nuttmeg  ic a little juce of lemon & 2 spoon-  fulls of wine. Shake it over the fire  till .it is as thick as cream, pour over  ye irickaise and so serve it to ye  table hott."'  It makes the average man unhappy  to see his wife working���������for anybody  but himself. ���������  Minard's   Liniment  Cures   Distemper.  Farmer Giles (who has just cashed  a check)���������I don't think the money's  right.  The Cashier���������Would you .mind  counting it again, sir; I think you'll  find ;it correct.  Farmer Giles  (having   done   so)  Yes, but you be careful, young man;  it's only just  right.���������Sketch.  GRIMSBY'S BUSY HOUR. ~  It  Is Grim  But Profitable When tha  Catch Comes  In.  Grimsby's (Eng.) busy hour means  a lot.'.  A dark day,,-with mists rolling from  the grey North Sea. Shrill hoots  sounding from outside. A churning  of oil water,. and up race long, narrow fishing boats, the very latest in  this scientific sea-scouring competition,, captained by men equally up to  date in language of the choicest.  But you've no time to look at darting, jumbled shipping. You're on  the fish pontoon, a huge landing.  Overhead electric lights, a low roof,  " a roof to which steel ladders run in  darkness.'  Along the vast landing sweating,  toiling men���������men heading fish, cleaning fish, men packing cases, men filling barrels', men fetching ice from  that great building opposite. Outside, that long, panting line of steamers.    All for fish!  You pause beside one shining heap.  Watch a hand, watch a hundred  hands, "gutting" with lightning rapidity; watch huge monsters jambed  into barrels; watch the struggle for  the many weighing machines; leap  aside as some roaring giant, heading  a shouting string of carriers, hurries  past.  .  Now a train backs in; trolleys tear  across" the platforms; trucks are  labelled for every town in the British  Isles. You watch them fighting  against time in- this cold morning  air; and an engine roars and sparks,  gives a.warning scream, and is gone.  That doesn't matter. Here comes  ��������� another 1 You are infected with the  spirit; find yourself heaving with the  best.  Here an auctioneer, surrounded by  a mob, who have hardly time to bid;  here ii policeman taking a man, wh.0'3  so busy that he hasn't time to discriminate, and has awkwardly got  '.mixed over other people's property.  Other boats back up; other huge  . scaly heaps are sorted. The crowd  grows larger. Blue-jerseyed figures  work in this rush and scurry like  machines.  ��������� "Here for -Sheffield! Sheff���������-"  That's drowned in a roar of "Brum-  michum." "Corno out! Clear away!"  She goes in five minutes. .Already  the escape's blowing off; already the  platform's .clearing; already the big  boats lie quiet and deserted, and  down the broad platform timid house?  wives are coming, basket in hand, for  that bargain in fish."  "Money, mum! Daren't tak' it!"  roars one stalwart. "Tak' yer basket  'ome, an' -if it ain't enough, come  again!"  s  It  Belongs to  Those    Depending    on  THE "RIPPER" RECALLED.  Police Official.Gives His View of Fam-'.  ous  Murder  Mystery.  Jack-the-Ripper   and   his   dreadful  v/ tr       ���������   ���������     <> .       r, doings  aro   still   of  interest   to  tho  You.     For   Their   Sakes Preserve   psychologist ��������� and the man in  the  Health and Strength. street.   Lieut.-Col. Sir  Henry   Smith,  You-never thought of it just,thi.  ^di^h^iSi^^Sj'184 ������ublls!le*d  way before.     While not feeling well  ������ rlm^-t^r ������f ��������� Fr������m  Conla.bl������  you   have   neglected   to   take 'active   1^ ^,Tt  w   ^.^so^thing  means  of  restoring  health,   thinking  Curtain m?'th.. '-Hf 1raWJ "P *&  all the time that you were the. only  Z������ ������*n  1? tl?   ������  a dram* 20  one to suffer by delay.   ���������'' 'Wf' apd the ?ld scenes and the  .-Not so.    For who  among    us    has P1!,^ ������r? hve a������ala'   .     ���������      '    0.  not someone  depending  on  him  for' r*J���������%  f������flt man lmn2\ sa/iSir   f���������_t   1 .-������������������������������������  ���������,, ?l,��������� ���������,������������������������������������    ���������f  Henry,    who knows as much of these  of  comfort, happiness or the means  livelihood ?-  When you lie awake nights, worry  over little things, get nervous and irritable, have indigestion and headaches, you may be sure the nervous  system is becoming exhausted.  Time is not yours to delay. You  must call a halt to the wasting process. Otherwise you will have a rude  awakening some day, when prostrations, paralysis or locomotor ataxia  lays you low: For such is the natural  and inevitable results of neglected  nervous diseases.  You can restore the nervous system by using Dr. A. W.' Chase's Nerve  Food. Being composed of Nature's  most' potent nerve restoratives, it cannot fail to benefit you. Each dose  must of necessity bring you.nearer to  health, strength and vigor.  Mr. William Branton, Victoria St.,  Strath roy. Ont., writes:���������"Before using Dr.- A. W. Chase's Nerve Food  my, nervous system seemed all unstrung. I cou'.d not sleep, had no  ���������ippetite, hands and feet" were cold,  my digestion was' poor and I had  jerking of the limbs. ��������� The first box  of Dr. A. W. Chase's Nerve Food  helped me, and I continued until I  had taken twenty-four boxes. This  treatment has made a radical change  in my condition, building up the system and strengthening the nerves."  Dr. A. W. Chase's Nerve Food, 50  cents a box, 6 boxes for $2.50, at all  dealers, or Edmanson, Bates & Co.,  Toronto.  A   New -Tipping   Hat"  One of the most curious of all  labor saving devices is that for a self-  tipping hat, according to Papular  Mechanics. The inventor, believing  that even a Beau Brummell wastes  much valuable energy in the frequent  lifting of his hat, describes his invention as "a novel device for automatically effecting polite salutations by  the elevation and rotation of the hat  on the' head of the saluting person, or  persons saluted, the action of the hat  being *produced by mechanism therein and without the use of the hands  in any manner."   The.hat is provided  That means there's a glut on the | in' the   crown ' with   a   clock   gearing  market! Then that generous giver  of other people's property leans back  virtuously, lights his clay, and takes  his very first rest for five hours. And  others are'resting; and the swarming  crowd round that quarter-mile length  'of trucks thins. Eoars of "Standard  clear!" arise. A bell clangs. "Puff!  puff!" sounds hollow and heavy in  this dark space, and she's going, is  gone, taking all England's fish dinners, not to mention fish-shop suppers, with her.  (sickly stops sioughs, cures eolds, henJa  the   throat and   lungs.  ���������    ������������������   25 cents.  "What arc you doing with the  crutch?"  "Taking it home to my little boy."  What" happened to him "  "While he was bringing home the  mail a Sunday paper fell on his leg."  ���������Youngstown Telegram.  Tho  Kind  of Game  Daughter���������Did you have to fish  much mamma before you caught  papa?  Mother���������Fish, my dear, fish! I  was bear hunting.���������M. A. P.  Why They Have Cholera.  In Siam, as in manypaitsof the  east where a waterworks system has  not been installed, the population is  absolutely dependent upon canal, river and rain water for' drinking and  bathing purposes. In Bangkok, a city  of so- many klongs, or canals, that it  has been called the Venice of the east,  the native population drink the river  and canal water, not having thc means  for storing rainwater,-and thus usually without filtering or boiling, with  the result that all the year round  there is alarge mortality from cholera  which, immediately before the commencement of the rainy season in  April and'"May> when the river and  canal waters -become brackish, runs  up into thousands daily. Those who  can afford it use filters, and some even  boil the water after it has been filtered. Several artesian wells have bsen  sunk, but this water, as well as distilled and soda water, is sold and is  therefore beyond the reach of the natives.  which is set' into action by a pendulum. When the man bows the pendulum swings, and the spring gearing being released thereby, raises  and tips the hat.  Hi!i  liiiilli  liiiliftpi  siiiiiii  j-jSTHfitf  Doesn't  Wear  Dressing  Gowns.  The kaiser possesses a remarkable  collection of foreign uniforms. They  fill two large rooms and are kept in'  immense cupboards. But in the many  presses there is hot to be found a  dressing gown. Shortly after the war  of 1870 a manufacturer in the south  of Germany sent to the then emperor  a costly dressing gown of gold brocade. This dressing gown was returned to the manufacturer with the  briei remark, "The Hohenzollorns do  not wear dressing gowns," the meaning being that the Hohenzollerns are  scarcely out of bed before they are in  their uniforms. William II. has kept  up the habit, and has never felt the  necessity, of possessing a dressing  gown.  Mediterranean Blue.  The extraordinary blueness of the  Mediterranean has two causes.. One  is'that very few large rivers of fresh  water run into this sea; the second  that the Mediterranean is practically  landlocked and, being exposed to a  powerful sun, evaporation is great. By  actual lest the waters, of the Medi-  [terranean are heavier and more salt  than those of the Atlantic.  ^Ivi-^^NAacsu^fmES-*^.'���������"ifi .:*  .^ticuraf.  >|p.;\>:.0: KN.TM.E N T.'~m  Hateful .Thing  "I do hope that Fred  won't blow  his brains out, now that I've accepted  Tom."  "I hardly think he will, dear. He  can't have as much, sympathy for  Torn as that."  Throggins���������"Among the graduates  the universities arc going to turn out  this year I notice there is a chap 6  feet 6 inches tall."  Mugglcsdrof���������"Yes; he expects to  go, I understand, into what they call  the university extension department.."  For Skin  Sufferers  If you, or someone dear  to you, have undergone  the itching, burning,  sleep - destroying torments of eczema or  other cruel skin eruption and have suffered  from its embarrassing,  unsightly disfigurement ; if you have tried  allmanneroftreatment,  no matter how harsh,  to; no avail, and have  all but given up hope  of cure, you can appreciate what it means to  thousands of skin-tortured sufferers, from infancy to age, when the  first warm bath with  Cuticura Soap and  gentle application of  Cuticura Ointment  brings instant. relief,  permits rest and sleep,  and proves the first  step in a speedy and  successful treatment  A Trick With an Egg.  Place two V shaped wineglasses of  the same size near the edge of a  table.- In the right hand one put an  egg, just fitting the rim of the glass.  Hold the : bases of the glasses firmly  down, the top rims touching each  other. Now, with a quick, sharp  breath blow.upon the line where the  egg and the glass meet. The egg will  jump to the other glass. With a little practice this can" be done every  time. Be careful to blow in a line  with the left hand glass, or the egg  will jump in the wrong direction and  land on the table with disastrous  results.  A Traveler's Tale.  The early explorers of the Brazils  brought back some strange tales. One'  of the most curious of tuose which  Mr. Guy Rothery recalls in his book  on "The Amazons" is of a race of men  "whose feet were turned the wrong  way round, so that if any one attempted to follow in their tracks the pursuers were misled, actually receding  from those whom they desired to  catch up."  The  Phrenologist  and the  Grocer.  Phrenologist���������Here is a man out ol  his proper sphere. His head betokens'  high intellectual and spiritual qualities, yet he is spending his time behind a grocer's counter. Sir (to the  grocer), I wish to. ask you a question.'  Have you any aspirations?  Grocer (calling to clerk)���������John,  have we any aspirations?  Clerk���������All out, sir; have some in  the last of the week.  Wanted To Know  A young lady who appeared to be  in perfect health, but who had a  very worried expression upon her  blooming face, entered the consulting  room of a New York physician the  other day. "Doctor," she said, "it is  absolutely essential that I go to  White Sulphur this summer." "Oh,  perhaps not," the physician remarked, reassuringly. ."Tell me fully your  symptoms. What do you expect to  cure at the springs?" "That is just  what I came to find out, doctor," she  confessed. "You see, I have got to  talk with papa. What do you go to  White Sulphur to be cured of?"  Brothers-in-Law  In an English town a gentleman  and a countryman approached a cage  in the travelling zoo from opposite  directions. This cage contained a  very fierce looking kangaroo. The  countryman gazed at the wild animal for a few minutes with, mouth  and eyes both open, and then, turning to the gentleman, he asked,  "What kind of animal is that?"  "Oh," replied the gentleman, "that  is a native of Australia."  The countryman covered his eyes  with his hands as he exclaimed in  horror, "Well,���������. well! my sister married one of them!"���������Judge.  He Did  Not  Need a Wife  Kansas newspapers are getting a lot  of pleasure out of this incident, which  is said to have actually happened in  an eastern Kansas county. A farmer  received a note from a young man  who had been "going with" his  daughter. It read: "Deer Sur: Wood  like your dauters hand in marriage.  She and me are in luve. I think I  needs a wife.   Yours trooly."  The farmer replied by letter, saying: "Friend: You don't need a wife.  You need a spelling book! Get one  and study it a year. Then write me  again."���������Kansas City Journal.  An officer bet another a large sum  of money that he could not empty a  quart bottle of champagne at one  draught. He asked for half an hour  to think the matter over, which was  granted. When he returned he took  the champagne, drank it off, and  claimed the money. He was asked  why it took him so long to accept the  bet. "Well," he said, "I was not  quite sure that I could do it, my  dear fellow, so I went home first  and tried the experiment."  Method   In  Her Badness. 1  "Why in the world did you try to'  evade the payment of duty?"  "I expected all the time to pay it,"  replied the star.  "But the horrid customs men went  through your trunks."  "Of course they did, and found several gowns worth $800 apiece. I  couldn't have given the figures to the  reporters ,myself, coujd_l?"  "So you broke your engagement  with Miss Spensive?"  "No.  -1 didn't break it."  "Oh, she broke it?"  "No, she didn't break it."  "But it is broken?"  "Yes, she told me .what her clothing  cost and I-told her ..what my income  wus, then our engagement sagged in  the middle und gently dissolved."  murders as I do; and before going  farther I ��������� must admit that, ^though  within five minutes of the perpetrator  one night, and with a very fair description of him besides, he completely beat me and every other police officer in London; and I have no more  idea now where he lived than I had  20 years ago.  "After the second crime I sent word  to Sir Charles Warren that I had discovered a man very likely to be the  man wanted. He certainly had all  the qualifications requisite.- He had  been a medical student; he had been  in a lunatic asylum; he--spent all his  time with women of loose character,  whom he bilged by giving-them polished farthings instead of sovereigns  ���������two of those, farthings having been  discovered in the pocket of the murdered woman. ��������� Sir Charles failed to  find him. 1 thought he was likely to  be in Rupert street, Haymarket. I  sent un two men there, and thcrs he  was; "uut polished farthings and all,  he proved an alibi without the shadow  if a doubt.  "In August, 18.33, when I was desperately keen to lay my hands on the  murderer, I made such arrangements  as I thought would ensure success.  I put early a third of the force into  plain clothes, with instructions to  do everything' which, under ordinary  circumstances, a constable would not  do. It was subversive of discipline;  but I had them well - supervised by  senior officers. The weather was lovely, and I have little doubt they  thoroughly enjoyed themselves sitting  on doorsteps, smoking their pipe,  hanging about public houses and gossiping with all and sundry.  "Did he live close to the scene of  action, or did he, after committing a  murder, make,his way with.lightning  speed to some retreat in the suburbs?  Did he carry something with him to  wipj the blood from his hands, or did  he find means of washing them? were  questions I asked myself nearly every  hour of the day. It seemed impossible that he could be living in the  very midst of us; and, seeing the  Metropolitan Pohce had orders to  stop every man walking or driving  late at night or early in the morning,  till he gave a satislactory account of  himself, more still that he could gain  any suburban district wi+.hout being  arrested.  "The excitement had toned down  a little and I was beginning to think  he had either gone abroad or retired  froin business, when.'Two more women murdered in the East End!' raised excitement again to concert pitch."  As a descriptive reporter, Sir Charier  shines in his thrilling "story" of the  two quick murders of Elizabeth Stride  and Catherine Endowes, and the almost miraculous escape of the murderer kfrom Mitre Square, the severed  piece of apron discovered soon afterwards a third of a mile away, and  the writing on the wall immediately  above it:  "The Jews are the, men that won't  be blamed for nothing."  Sir Charles Warren immediately ordered these words to be wiped out,  alleging as his reason for so doing  that he feared a rising against the  Jews. -  Tliis was,' I thought a fatal mistake, as Superintendent Mac William  plainly told Sir Charles. It is jusl  possible that the words, if photographed, might have afforded an important clue.  "Jack" washed his hands at a sink  in Dorset street, six yards away, and  though Sir Henry arrived there in  time to see the water still bloodstained, and though the police pack bayed  the district all night��������� "I finally got  to bed at 6 a.m., after a very harrass-  ing nighty completely defeated."  Sir Charles laughs at Sir Robert']  Anderson's "confessions" in Black-  woods and his reinvestigation of the  whole case of Jack. He says, with  some sarcasm: "If Sir Robert can  spaifc a few minutes, there are two  books, I think, well worthy of his perusal���������'Bleak House' and the Bible.  In the former book, Mile. Hortense, to  divert suspicion from herself, writes  'Lady Deadlock, murdress'���������with what  result Inspector Buckett tells us. In  the latter Daniel, interprets the writing on the wall which brought things  to a crisis at Belshazzar's feast."  is the food-medicine that  not only, nourishes them'  most, but also regulates  their digestion. 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We pay'all expressage. charge no  commissions, and remit promptly  LEOPOLD      GASSNER      FUR      CO.  34 East 12th St., New York City  ' Capitalised at $250,000.00  ANNUAL  EASTERN    CANADA  EXCURSIONS  Low Round Trip Rates to  ONTARIO, QUEBEC AND  MARITIME PROVINCES  Tickets on sale Dec. 1 to Dec. 31, inclusive,  good  to  return  within  three  months.  Tickets Issued in connection with  Atlantic Steamship will ba on sale  fiom Nov. 11,   and   limited   to   five  months from date of issue.  Finest      equipment.    Standard  ..first  Class and Tourist Sleeping Cars and  Dining   Cars  on  all  Through  Trains.  Compartment - Library - Observation  Car on "Imperial Limited."  To Sell Its Estate.  The city of Glasgow is going to sell  its Highland sporting estate. It is ah  island off the Lome coast: of Argyll.  Game is varied. The sportsman- can  collect a mixed bag of grouse, blackcock, wild duck, rock pigeon, woodcock, and hares. The salmon fishings  are also an attraction. There is an  acreage of 1,118 acres, and the yearly  let' is $750. Most of the land is not  adapted for the plow. Last year the  surplus, revenue was $475. The City  Fathers have fixed the upset price at  $20,000, and some capitalist of a misanthropical frame of mind would find  the island of Shuna an ideal abode,  as it is two miles from the mainland,  and off the track of steamers.   ���������������������������"���������'  Mr.  Penn���������They say thc streets in  Boston are frightfully crooked?  Mr. Hubb���������They are.   Why, do you  know, when I first went there I could'  hardly find my "way around.  "That must be embarrassing?"  "It is.   The- first week I was there  I wanted to get rid of nn old c������t we  had, ancl my wife got me to take it  to tlie river a mile away."  "Ancl you lost tho cut all right?"  "Lost nothing!   I nevr-r would hnve  found my way home if I hadn't follow-  ed the cat!"���������Yonkers Statesman.  As some men climb tho ladder of  success they push otherB off.  "It seems to me that our new maid  ought at least to know how to serve  water, if she was six years with her  last  employer."  "Well,,it's not surprising, dear. I  know her last employer."  Minard's  Liniment Cures  Diphtheria,  New Maid���������Please, mum, there's a  man at the door come to collect on  something ycz bought on the installment plan.  Mistress���������Ask him whether it's the  encyclopedia, the ��������� phonograph, the  brass bed, the piano, or the sewing-  machine.���������Harper's Bazaar.  A .Pill That Proves Its Value.���������  Those-oi weak stomach will find  strength in Parmelee's Vegetable  Pills, because thoy serve to maintain  the healthful action of the stomach  and thc liver, irregularities in which  are most distressing. Dyspeptics arc-  well acquainted with them and value  them at their proper worth. They  liave afforded relief when other preparations have failed, nnd have effected cures in ailmonts of long  standing where other medicines were  found unavailing.  "The  Baby."  Lord Winterton earned the nickname  of "The Baby" when he was returned  as M.P. for Horsham just after his  twenty-first birthday. But although  he was barely of ag*e, he soon attracted considerable attention by his debating powers, his debut as,a politician  being watched with considerable interest by both parties, on account of  the fact that one of his ancestors, Sir  Edward Turnover, was at one ; time  Speaker of the Commons. Lord Winterton, who now edits The World, is a  fine all-round sportsman and a magnificent shot. He owns, besides his  acres in Sussex, a goodly section of  Si. George's-in-the-East, including 700  houses, which bring in about $76,000  a year.  3-THROUGH EXPRESS TRAINS DAILy-3  THE "TORONTO EXPRESS"  leaves Winnipeg daily at 22.10k, making connections   at   Toronto   for   all  points East and West thereof.  The "Imperial Limited" leaves Winni  peg daily at 8.25k, and the "Atlantic  Express" at 19.00k daily, making connections   at  Montreal   for   all  points  East thereof.  \pply . at  the   nearest  C.P.R.   Agent  for full information  fi  True After All  A schoolmaster had just finished, a  'esson on food when a little boy put  up lii-3 hand. On being asked what  he wanted he replied:  "Pleiue sir, Jones said he knew n  hahy that was brought up on elephant's milk nnd it guined ten  pounds in weight every clay."  "Jones ought not to tell you such,  rubbish," said    the    master.     Then, j.  turning to Jones, he added: "Tell me'  whose baby was brought up on elephant's milk."  To which Jones hesitatingly replied:  "Plcnse sir, it was the elephant's  baby."���������New York Hen������ld.  Christmas Gifts at  Moderate   Prices  are to be found by thc " hundreds "  in our new 132 page Catalogue just  issued. -Write for a copy at once'  ���������it will prove a great help in  selecting suitable gifts.  C. We pay all postal and delivery  charges���������guarantee safe delivery���������  and refund the money if you ore  not perfectly satisfied with the  goods.  WRITE TO-DAY FOR /  CATALOGUE  R      |  RYRIE BROS. LIMITED  Diamond Morohants, Jowolora  and Sllvoremltha  134-136-138 YOMCE ST.  TORONTO  Jas. RvmBt  ��������� President.  Harry Rvrie,  Scc.-T/eaaurcr.  ���������y  W. N. U., No. B22. COXTMlft'14,  Uni  Hotel  Eholt, 8. C.  COMFORTABLE  HOSTELRY  John   jVIeKellat*  Proprietor.  GREENWOOD CITY WATERWORKS  oo,  HOOKEY GAMES 1911  BOUNDARY LEAGUE.  J. K. CAMERON,  Leading Tailor of tho Kootenays.  KASLO,    B.   O.  ���������  a   ���������  nelson, B. &  (1KO. I*. W'KI.I.S. I'ronrlittOT.  First-class in everything.  Steam heat, electric light,  private baths. Telephone  in every room. First-class  bar and barber shop.  7ius meets all trains.  Mountaineer ancl Kootenay  Standard Cigars.    Made by  J. C. TflEtIN & CO., NELSON.  Teams,  Town.  Date.  Phoenix v Grand Porks  Grand ForkB  January   2.  Grand Forks'v-Phoenix  Phoenix                ;  9.  Greenwood v Phoenix  ,tr  .,       12.  Grand Forks v Greenwood ..  Greenwood  .*,    'ie  ) t                                                M                        *  Grand Forks  >,       20*  Phoenix v Greenwood  Greenwood  ������   "   24.  Grand Forks v Phoenix  Phoenix  ��������� ' ���������  27.  i, -                ,,              .  Grand Forks  ,,       30.  Grand Forks v Greenwood   .  Greenwood  February   3.  Oreenwood. v Phoenix'  Phoenix  ,, ���������       6.  Greenwood v Grand Forks   .  Grand Forks  9.  Phoenix v Greenwood  Greenwood  ,,       13.  Take your Repairs to  A. D. MORRISON, GRAND FORKS  THE LEADING JEWELER  of the Boundary District  CITV  . Baggage transferred to  any part of the City. Furniture moved to any part of  the District. General Dray-  ing of all kinds.  SIDNEY OLIVER.  tnlnxilCh April Id'fi frir'-lS.'.l.LM    '  Jn favor of Homy V". Fuller obtained >ltU Apl.  1908 for *)7!l!..80:  In fnvorof .famea Rrneat Spnnkie .obtained  Till March 1908 fur ������477.1.5.',  In favor ofUc-orgo \\ biU'olJtaiuo-l 71Ii Miircli  1308 toriVM.M  hi favor of Oooiko Terliune obtained'7th  Marcli lrc.'S for 33! 05  In favor of M.in.-ild JloOilllj obtained 7tli  Murch l������u8 fur.���������'.'7-'.8"  In favor of Cliai'lo.4 E. Phillips obtained ltli  March l!K'8 fur fcGl.i")  In fnvarof Krno.it .1. 'Cartiuv .obtained 7th  March 1!HM for W.l.iM  In favor uf I<iijaull-l.aw-(;aulfipld Company  Limited ublnhicd -.'ist April 1903 for i7.11.01  Intending ]jurchusorj inu.st satisfy themselves  as to title.  Dated the 13th day of Dccoinl>erl910.  JAMES S. UIRN'IK,  Deputy Sheriff.  COUNTY COURT OF YALE.  A SITTING Of the County Court of Yale will  be hulden at the Court Heinle. Gri-L-nu'ood,  on Tuesday tho SMth day uf January, lull, at  eleveu o-elovlc iu the forenoon,  liy order,  W. U. McMYXtf.  Registrar U. C. of.Y.  NEW ADVERTISING SCALE.  The newspapers in GreenvVood, Phoe-  nix'and Grand Forks have adopted the  following scale for legal advertising:  Application   for   Liquor  Licence  (30 days) ���������'. $4.00.  Certificate of Improvement Notice  , (60 days) $7.50  Application to Purchase Laud Notices (60 days) #7.50  Delinquent Co-owner Notices (90  days) ..;.,... f, 10.00  Water Notices (30 days) ......... .������15.00  All other legal advertising, 12 cents a  line, single column, for the first insertion; and 8 cents a line for each subsequent insertion.  LAND   ACT.  PHOENIX JEg  Tlio nearest hotel to the *CJ  Granby mines. One of the W  largest dining rooms in the y_  city. The bar is replete Qu  with nerve bracers of all  kinds, and the most fragrant cigars. Drop up and  see me.  A. 0. JOHNSON  I'ROPrtlETOlt.  WESTERN - ��������� HOTELS.  da  [I  KNOB HILL HOTEL,  PHOENIX.  Provides pleasant rooms and substantial meals for the public. The  bar is replete with beverages that  please and satisfy any kind of  thirst. CHARLES HAG AN.  QUEEN'S   HOTEL,  The Newest and Largest Hotel in  the City. Everything neat, clean  and comfortable. Steam heat and  electric light.   Meals and drinks at  all hours.  E.  V. CniSHOLM,' Proprietor.  DANNY DEANE," Manager.  TIUK   KOOTENAY   SAL'OOX  Sandon, B. C, has a line of nerve  bracers unsurpassed in any mountain town ot. the Great West. A  glass of aqua pura given free with  spirits menti.  TKEMOJT   HOOSE  Nelson, B C, is run on tho American und European plan. There  is nothing yellow about the house  except the gold in the safe.  Mntono & Trog-lllus.  \EW8IAKKET   HOTEL  Is the home for all tourists-<ind  millionaires visiting- New Den-  ver, British Columbia.  Henry Stofi-c. Propr.  THiS- PROVINCE    UOTEL  Grand Forks, is a largo three-  story brick hotel that provides  the public with good meals and  pleasant rooms. A'new building'  but thc same old rates  KmII Larson, Proprietor,  'Simllknmeen Land District. District of Yale.  TAKE NOTICE, that Stanley Livingstone  Bubar, of Midway..Ii- G , farmer, intends to apply (or permission to purchase tlie following  (inscribed lauds:  Commencing at a post planted nt the Northeast corner of Lot No. &'; thenco North -tt)  chain*,- thence West it) chains; thencu South  40 clminp; thenco Kast HO chains to place of  commencemenj; containing 80 acres more or  less.  STANLEY LIVI.VCJSTO.VE BUBAR.  DecomberSth, W10.  THE LEDGE  Is published every Thursday at. Greenwood, B. C , and the price is $2 a year,  postage free to all parts of Canada, and  Great Britain. To the United States and  other countries it is sent postpaid for  $2.50 a year. Address all letters to The  Ledge, Greenwood, B. C,  R. T. LOWERY,  PUB.USHER.  GREENWOOD B. C, JAN. 19, 1911  LAKE VIEW   HOTEL  in Nelson, B. C, employs ; all  white help and is a home for the  world nt jl.00 a day.  B. Ti, Oi-imth, ,1'rnprlutor.  THE RUSSELL HOTEL  Ts pleasantly situated in the heart  of Grand Forks, and is convenient  to all'the leading financial and  commercial institutinns ofthe city.  Travelers will find it a comfortable  place to sojourn when in the city.  FRED RUSSELL  GREENWOOD and  MIDWAY STAGE  Leaves Greenwood for Spokane  at 7 a. m., and for Oroville at 2:30  p. m. J. McDonell.  THK    KASI.O   IIOTEI.  Kaslo, B. O,,   is a. comfortable  home for ali who travel to that  city.  Cookie & 1'npwortn.  SIIEHItltOUKE   HOUSE  Nelson; B C One minute's walk  from C. P. It station. Cuisine  unexcelled; Well heated and ventilated.. ,    .  Boyer lJron., Proprietor  C'LVII HOTKL, NELSON, It. ������J.  His Schooner Beer or Half and Half, ]0c.  The best dollar a day house in the city.  Travellers will find this a pleasant Iwir-e.  The rooms are clean and comfortable and  the meats tasty au-i substantial.  JACK (iltAXT, Proprietor.  HKIDKSV1LLK   HOTEL.  Bridosville, U. C. Provldos oicellent  accommodation for tntiris'a and travellers. Fresh Kjjgs nnd Buttor. Special  Irish Whiskey always on hand.  THOB1AS   WALSH,   Proprietor.  PUBLIC NOTICE.  With a view to the better preservation  ofthe Public Highways the attention of  the public is herewith directed' to ��������� the  provisions of THE HIGHWAY TRAFFIC REGULATION ACT AMENDMENT ACT which enacts as follows:���������  "It shall be unlawful for any person to  cause to be drawn or driven on any of  the public highways of that portion of  the Province of British Columbia situate  east of the Cascade range of Mountains,  any wagon or other vehiele carrying a  load in excess of that: mentioned in  Schedule 'A' hereunto annexed.  SCHEDULE A.  Wagons and 4 wheeled vehicles shall  not carry a load in excess of the following:���������  On tires under 3 inches.....," .2,000 lbs.  On tires' 3 inches iu width and under 4  inches 3,000 lbs.  On tires 4:inches in -width and under 5  inches....  .6,000 lbs.  On tires 5  inches in width'und over  '. .6,000 lbs. and over.  AND! NOTICE is hereby given that  the Act in every respect must be strictly  complied with.  Any .person'guilty of an offence against  this Act shall upon summary conviction  thereof before a Justice of the Peace be  liable to a penalty not exceeding Fifty  Dodars.    Do not draw logs or tinibet over highway. Vehicles meeting ought to turn to  the left. A vehicle overtaken ought to  turn to the left. A vehicle overtaking  another ought to turn to the right.  \V. G. McMYNN,  Government Agent.  Greenwood, May 19th, 1910.  A blue mark here indicates that  your   Subscription   has  become  deceased,   and  that the editor   would  once more like to commune with  your collateral.  Booze and cigs win few hockey  or any other kind of games.  Iy news print was not so cheap,  many of the newspapers at the seaside would net bear such a striking  resemblance to posters.  TnE editor of the Creston Echo  wants a plush cushioned chair, owing the fact that sitting on a hard  chair gives him a headache.  Has recently been thoroughly  renovated and re-furnished, and  is now the greatest health resort upon ;the continent. Natural hot water in baths, 124 degrees of heat. A course oi baths  at Halcyon will'cure nervous  and muscular diseases aud eliminate rheumatism and ihetallc  poisons from the system. The  water heals liver, kidney and-  stomach complaints. The rates  are $2 a day up; or #12 weekly  up. Postofiice, express and telegraph offices iii connection.  :    mm, & & f  I g*raaaa*������������������iM������*M*������w^^  Is opposite the Great Northern depot and is a delightful  haven for the weary traveler. , Great veins of hot water  run through the entire house, and bathrooms are always at the service of those in search of material  cleanliness. The dining room is an enemy to dyspepsia,  while the artistic appointment of the liquid refreshment  makes the drinks go down -like eating fruit in a flower  garden, The sample rooms are the largest in the monn-  taius and a pleasure to drummers with big trunks.  JAS. MARSHALL        - .     -     . PROPRIETOR  Since the fiwt of the month  about a million people have fallen  off the water wagon. They should  have put gum on their pants.  OPWlM>fll������lMffliP<lfflroOTr<rJtW'OOfflOTllB  OLD SPORTS j  BSILLIANTES  B. C. CIGARS  Are made in New Westminster and  sold al 1 over the Province.  Get your Razors Honed j  and your Baths at  Frawjey's  Barber . .  Shop, Greenwood,  MISCELLANEOUS.  The Big Andy is being smoked  all over the mountainp. It is sold  at the Central hotel, Phoenix.  In Phoenix N. J. Carson & Co.  carry a large stock of gent' furnishings, clothing, hats, boots and  shoes. Drop in and have a rubber.  WILBERG  &  W0LZ. f  m.m.W  999  IN THE COUNTY COURT OF YALE HOLD-  EN AT GKEENWOOO.  JFrank Fletcher  Provincial Land Surveyor,  Nelson, B. C.  STARKEY & CO.  NELSON, B. C.  '    WHOLESALE  DEALERS IN  Produce   and   Provisions  E. IV. WIDDOWSON, ASSAYER  AND CHBMltfT-CI.ftr.res: Gold, Oliver, copper or load, 81 Mich: gold-  mlver, jl.50; silver lead, Sl.oO; /-old-  Nil ver, with coppor or lead, $160; zinc,  fl; silver-lead-zinc, f\. Prices {for  othor metals on application. Long-din-  f-imv* 'phono 67. i\ 0 Bux, B II08,  N..-1..0H, 1*. C.  In the matter of the JiuUomont.-i Act uiul lu  the mutter of ;t Judgement obtained In this  Honouble Court  Jfettween  E. J. Curlier,  Plaintiff (JutiKoinout Creditor),  and  The Boundary Elkhorn Mining Company, Limited. (Non-persona! Mobility),  Dcfenclents (Judgement Lcl.tora).  Nutic0 is hereby given thnt on Fridny the 20th  day of January. 1D11, at eleven o'clock In the  forenoon, at the Court-Hou������e in tho City of  Oreenwood, B. C. I shall offer for sale by Publics Anc'iun for cash to tho highest bidder the  landB hereinafter mentioned, toHatisfy a certain  Judgement abovo mentioned amounting to  fJIS.M with interest accrued due from the 7th  of March 1908, to the date of tho sale at fi per  cent, por milium, and cost of pn oeedlnjrB for  aa!e ann ShorifTii fees and ponndnge. Follow  iiiK In a rfcrftt-iption of the properly to be sold.  The inKreat in tho Judgement Debtors in Lot  No. H18, (iroup on) Osoyoos'Division of Yule  District, British Columbia, being tho Elkhorn  Mineral Claim, with all the minerals precloiiH  and btue thereundoroxeept surface rights to It  hy 170 leet of Block on������, Lots 13,14.15,16,17.18,  1������ und 20; in Blocks, Lotl; in BluckS, Lotsl,  i, S and 13; in Block!), Lot:.'; in Block 10, all ns  shown on a map or plan rcglatorcd in tho Registry Office at Kamloops as No. &.' and also excepting portions of Baid Lot BIB, comprising  UI.100 and 5, ft) W acres respectively as described in conveyances thereof registered lu the Reg-  i.-try Office at idvmloops, su'ojoot hotrover to  such right nnd interest as aro or may be  he:d or claimed hy Charles L. Thomot his heirs  executors, administrators or assigns, by v.rtao  of ������n agreement dated tho 9th day of Doceraber  ISO'S and registered in snld Registry Office nt  Kamloops, on tho 28th day of AlarchlKU in  ohargo Book, Vol. 3, Foi. eil.  Tlio following charges appear on tho register  against tho said lauds:  Judgments  In favor of Canadian Bank of Commerce ob-  FOK   SALE.  For Sale.���������1,000 shares of  Boundary* Mining and Exploration  Co., Ltd. stock (Midway Coal), at  15c per share. Apply E. G., Ledge  office.  For Sale.���������One of the best  restaurants in British Columbia.  Addreps, Jem Mace, Ledge Office.  For Sale.���������A, copy of the Cop  per Hand Book, at a bargain.  ���������Ledge Office.  Horses For Sale.���������Young team  three yeftJS old, weighing 800  pounds each. One horse, weighing  1,000 pounds, and 14 tonrf of hay.  Apply to E. Bailey & Co., Eholt.  On*e thousand dollars a month is  being offered for recruits to .fight  with the rebels in Mexico. All  the pugilists in America will now  have a chance to wiu a moa' ticket  by rushing against the real goods.  Instead of giving five places the  monopoly to sell liquor in this city  for 8800' a year, the city would  make more money by going into  the booze business to the exclusion of all others. This experiment is to be tried in Camas, a  town in western Washington, tbat  has recently declared for alcoholic  humidity.  For the third time Nelson has  elected Selous for its mayor, and  Charley Waterman has saved his  bacon. In its civic election Nelson  shows tbat it wants saloons, draw  poker, and that the trail-blazers  are favorites in that city. James  Albert McDonald made a strong  run, but the time has'not yet come  for reformers like Jim to succeed in  the city that once bad Houston for  a boss.  GIVES A BLACK EYE.  has the   following  upon the subject:  "The fact that  Patsy   Clark   is  butting into the Kepublic   mining  camp may indicate sincere business  intentions.   But it often happens  that a business conspiracy is imposed on a valuable industry for  purely speculative reasons.    Mr.  Clark once took options and accepted bonds on properties in the  Keller camp.    He let his bonds  lapse, after a small payment and  then deserted the district.    While  he held   the   bond   options many  speculated;   many  invested    and  many lost their money   The  properties here on   which   Mr.   Clark  took options are as valuable today  as ever, but his manipulations impaired their standing after he surrendered   his   bonds.     The  best  business method  in   mining   is to  first find ore values  and  put  the  ore on the market at current market prices, receive the  profits aud  not depend upon what Patsy Clark  or some speculative  plunger   may  say.   Jay Gould made his millions  wrecking railroads, not  by   building or operating them,   and   there  are many of that same class of men  engaged in mining.    Mr.   Clark's  name in this dietrict gave it a great  standing for the time;   but   when  be withdrew   his interests  he did  the camp great harm.   Our honest  advice to investors is to first find a  mine, and then work it regardless  of any speculative hot   air splurge  Patsy Clark or anybody else  may  make.   Money and mining  go together but until the  mine  proves  itself to be a  money  maker  why  speculate on the reputation of Pat  gy Clark or any other millionaire.'  i p. 'burns '& e-a|  Dealers in Fresh and Salt Meats, Fish, .  and Poultry. Shops in nearly all the ���������  towns of Boundary and Kootenay.  -  COPPER STREET, GREENWOOD  t  The Argo Mining  and Tunnel Co.  The Argo Mining and Tunnel Company  have placed on the Market 50,000 Shares of  Stock at 25 cents a Share until the 15th day of  January. After that date the price will be  raised.  Indications in the Argo tunnel at present  point to the early striking of a large body of ore.  OLA  LOFSTAD,   President.  ���������  /' <  THE DAY WORSHIPERS.  W. F. M.  Greenwood Miners  Union, No. 2*2, W.  F M., meets everj  Saturday evening in Union Hall, Copper street, Greenwood, at 7.  Also in ball at  Mother Lode mint  Friday evenings at 7.  LESTER MACKENZIE, Secty  LOWERY'S pLAIM  During the 87 months that Lowery'e  Claim was on earth it did business all  ovor the world. It was tlie most  unique, independent ond fearless journal ever produced in Canada. Political  and theological enemies pursued it with  tlio venom of a rattlesnake until the  government shut It out of tho mails,  and its editor ceasnd to publish it,  paitly on account of a lazy liver and  partly because It takes n pile of money  to run a paper that is outlawed. Qhere  are still 25 different editions of this condemned journal in print. Send 10 emits  and get one or ������2 60 and get the bunch.  R. T. LOWERY,  Greenwood, U, 0  Patsy Clark, J. A.   Finch,   and  other men of their class  often   injure   mining   camps   by bonding  large numbers of claims, scratching  the surface, and then throwing up  the bonds.    In  the  Slocan  years  ago, Clark bonded the   Reco   and  threw it up.   That mine  has produced nearly half a  million  since  then.    Finch and his partner bonded 24 claims in the fliocan   nearly  two decades ago, dug into  them a  few feet, and abandoned the entire  lot, with probably the exception of  tbe Enterprise.    This   method of  throwing up everything that  does  not -pay from the grass-roots is injurious to any camp, as others are  slow to follow where eminent raining and plunging men have pulled  their freight.   The San Poil Eaglo  I Windsor Hetel  v-  During the past year the Day  Worshipers in Canada succeeded  in having the lobbies closed on Sundays in the government postoffices  of B. C.    The editor of the Cumberland Islander does not like thi-  interference with the  liberties   of  tbe people and remarks as follows.  "While the Lord's Day Alliance  people may take great credit upon  themselves for the Sunday  closing  of post-office lobbies, it is doubtful  if the general public will give them  credit for anything but a vacuum  filled cranium,and with being meddlesome maniacs who have with the  co-operation of an equally demented Postal Department succeeded in  curtailing tbe liberties of the people.  If Christianity is on the decline,  as is claimed, tho bnlkof tho blame I  The Windsor Hotel is one of the best furnished,  hotels in the West. It is located in the heart of  Greenwood and within easy reach of all the financial and commercial institutions of the Copper  Metropolis. Heated with steam and lit by elec-  ' tricity. Commodious sample rooms. The bar is  . replete with all modern beverages, and the Cafe  never closes.   "Rooms reserved by telegraph.  The Windsor H otel Co.      B.J. Car tier, Manager  3  may be placed upon the shoulders  of fanatics of the Lord's Day Alliance class, who, by linking the  name of the Lord vith an anjust  cause are proving themselves  amongst tbe Devil's most powerful  agents in this world.  Whenever yon are inconvenienced by being unable to get to yonr  post-ofllce box on a Sunday remem  ber it is not the Lord, but the  Lord's Day Alliance people upon  whom yon must place the blame.  The lesson that these fanatics  seem nnable to filter into their  empty think-tanks is that the ordinary mortal is much more easily  led then driven, and that you cannot legislate a sonl into heaven."


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