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Hardware, Groceries, Clothing and Gents' Furnishing'*.  ���������na���������       ' ... mggmmfX!mmi&  S5ES5SSS  STAOES  Arriving in and leaving*  ' * Greenwood have/ head-  ,    quarters, at  Chenier's  Qigar Store  Pipes, Cigars, 0 igarettes and  Tobaccos  to   suit your  .   tastes, your fancy or  your pocket.  J. A. CHENIER - - PROPRIETOR  Next door north 01 l'acific hotel,  Copper street, Greenwood.  'OOgf  s^P'^-fcaS  ,   Kris. Krnger has gone to the Slocan country.  .The, C. P. "R. is -building a new  station at Kamloop*-.  "'The' Greenwood Dramatic" company say it 'was fro-ty in Grand  Forks Saturday.' '   '  The-largest flom *<������������������.: mill in tho  world, recently buu.ed at ICenoroV  is to be.rebuilt.--'  ._ Business must be good in Pen-  tieton. Tho local editor has moved  into a new residence.  J. R. Jackson of Midwav left  this week for Victoria, and will begone a month or ������ix weeks.  '-' 'i'.\  wood 'yesterday, ' when tli.6 <president's jppoit and fimi nci<il', state -  .men met with approval, and the  clirecborta were-,; elected f for the ensuing year. The - result; of 'the  meeting was wired  to-New Vork.  A .spedal generHl .meeting of the  Royal Victoria Gold Mining com-  pan-y was held.-in 'Greon wood , last,  Monday for the purpose ,of considering the bonding of the Golden  Eagle-to J.-A Thompson of Spokane for a'sum  in   tho ' vicinity of  9'.,  The bounty on"wolves" and' panthers' in B., 0. has been raised from  8*7.60 ,to Bio. It should Jiay'e been  raised on coyotes,--for 'which- only  $2.50 is now-given..-       J.-     ;    ���������-  The Craiibi'ook Lumber.company  olfers men $30 a month and board  530,000 ' This \propcrt,y is" Viear to work in. thoiT I'oggLng camps.'- '  the Volcanic^bn tho North 'Fork' of',' Fernie will )be>peacefurtbis year.  Kettle river., JVUe shareholders'! Bill Tuttle'is mayor]  thought the price  too low and thc '  THE CANADIAN  OF COMME  Paid-up Capital, $10,000,000. Reserve Fund,$5,GQG,000  ���������      - - HEAD OFFICE, TORONTO.  B. E. "WALKER, President.        ALEX.TjAIRD^General Manager.  Branches Throughout-Canada, and'm the United States  '..,., .    - and England;  / '  '������������������    'SAVINGS-BANK DEPARTMENT.   '  BANKING,. BY .MAIL'  Business may be transacted ,by mail with any, branch of the Bank.  Accounts-may be opened, and deposits made or withdrawn'by  mail.    Every attention is paid to out-of-town accounts.  -     '    J, T. BEATTIE, Manager Greenwood Branch.  GOOD PLUMBING  Means Good Health.  Healthful plumbing at reasonable prices is our business. "Standard Fixtures" make your bathroom  healthy, sanitary and modern. A  full line of heating stoves at cost.  E. W. Bishop  I'luiTio /l-38.        Opposite Norden Hhtel.  One of.Canada's Strongest Financial Institutions.  JOTAU   ASSETS   OVER   $50,000,000. '  A   General :"Banking   Business " Transacted.  up-  "'^Savings Accounts given special-.attention.    A deposit of $1   or  ward starts a Savings Account, on which the highest current rate  of Interest is paid or added to the Principal every 0 months.' De  . posits may be withdrawn at any time without notice.  Banking by Mail.���������People living at a distance may send in deposits  or withdraw cash by mail.    Write for particulars.  .-   H. F. STOW, MANAGER   GREENWOOD'BRANCH ..**  . BANK   OF (MONTREAL ^  ESTABLISHED   1817. ,.        j  PAID   UP   CAPITAL, $14,000,000.        'REST, 31 1,000,000  UNDIVIDED PROFITS, $422,689.98  General Banking BusinesslTransacted.    Drafts issued on nil points, and Colleo  , ,     < 'tions made at lowest rittoo  SAVINGS BANK DEPARTMENT   *|   W. F. PROCTOR,  INTEREST ALLOWED AT CURRENT RATES    /MANAGER GREENWOOD BRANCh'  Bates���������American plan, ' 81.25  and SI.50 a day ; European plan,  50 and 75 cents a day. Free omnibus meets all trains and boats.  Baths free : telephone in^ each corridor ; 100 rooms ; hotel is centrally located ; baggage stored jree;  special rates for families and large  parties.  T. J. "ROBERTS, Proprietor.  THE #ECO HOTEIi  8ANDOS, 1$. C.  Will be appreciated by the Tourists,  Travelers and Mining Meu visiting the  Slocau.   Everything up-to-date.  OX m. BE^fiETT  PROPRIETOR  Robert Wood and his supporters  in the recent election pay 7,*)'per  cent, of the land taxes in' Greenwood.  At the Greenwood foundry the  -NeK-on Jron worka ftr(, making  two 7-i-ton inortais for the Queen  mine at Sahno.  J. It. Hemrnerle 'who had been  spending a week here with his  brother Thomas, left Monday for  his home in Seattle.  t  Pat Kennedy experts to go north  in April to prospect for land and  minerals along the line of the  Grand Trunk,Pacific. }  In fourteen yean the  mines of  Rossland have produced 2.S7f),S33  -tons of ore, valued at ;a little over  ���������forty millions of dollars.  A meeting of the Kettle River  Game, and Fish Protection association will he held *n the city hall  offices on Tuesday evening", ''4th  February,' at S p. n>.  The Anaconda Xews has quit  publication, Not because of financial difficulties, but from tlie fact  that the editor wishes to attend  college for a few terms..  The Sally is shipping a cat of ore  and another will follow 'in a lew  days. Some $(i00 ore has beeu  struck in this mine. There are  ten men employed at the Sally.  -  * A chimney on fire early Saturday morning in tha Dealey In-  vestireht company'*! budding o:i  Copper street caused a run for the  lire wagon. The" damage was nil.  E. Jacobs, editor of the B. C.  Mining Record, Victoria, was shaking hands with his many friends  in Greenwood the past week. Mr.  Jacobs is on his annual visit to the  mining districts of the interioj.  Frank Mosher left Saturday for  a visit with friends in New Brunswick. It is fifteen ywirs since  Frank was home, fie will be back  here in the spring aud probably <*o  north. ,      ������  terms,too ea������y, co they  adjourned  to meet again ne^f, Monday.   <  'i The Park River, N. IX, Republican of January 25fch contains the  announcement, of tho death,, of  Charles K.. Honey,_ r*on of W. F.  Honey, formerly interesred in the  Winnipeg, Many., of those who  wore in Wellington camp at the  time the Winnipeg mine was be-  h'g develnpo'd, will, remember deceived, a brightlnd wlxHlioroughly  enjoyed his holidays roughing it  the mouniains, and who was the  pet of every man in the camp. Mr.  Jfoney has the sympathy of all  his old friends here in his bereave  inent.  i  f It is proposed to run a tunnel  from Greenwood to Phoem'x, tapping the leads between here and  there and getting under Phoenix  2,100 feet. 'The tunnel would be  a little over three miles in length  and cost three millions  of  dollars  ^^^mmm^m^mmm'^ 'The,\J.ard<times WnoT^'      \ !  !i*-Kirr_-j.      1T---A ,   ������ crushed out'the-hot, air ifaccoryJin������ '���������   '   ',  Grand Forks.      ', ' ,, , ^. .,'.���������������������������>!       '������������������"/.  ii .        ' i - ' '        , -   '  !  ; A Beljast-editor has written'the   ���������-  .mayor of 'Vancouver 'asking* about'- ,       ''.,  j  the'labor situation of that cifcy.<>>He'*?'V *' -     A  probably- has some 'subscribers -who1'''''    ,'s   ''  .want to get on the police force. *> -^  . ; That'' little   clique '"'of ','narrmvi'"1' .' ' '  minded but dignified' physieiaqs'in' *  Victoria 'wh&; have"been,runiii'ng'".  ,the'. Medical' 'Council ,'are '.b'ighly   ,'. ���������  alarmed .because the Mainland doc-,'-'���������'     ���������'  tors are butting in on  them.'   OneJ,'  'of the regulations of this fossilized /���������  T ,���������     ���������   j,.ir.        .,      .      ,   ,, i.,"stifclltio������ is- the. prohibition   of  In'Pprnir-.-W.'T pupils  attend the (doctors from putting-a card in the-'      -   '  public Hchoqls."  ,   AuJtalian b.uik-has been opened  in Fernie.  open-  Lockhnrt .S:  Gille'-pie are .. t...  ing   a   rni'n's ..furnishing stole  in  Fen'iio,.    They  should  have tried  Greenwood  Fernie is :3.,'}00  fcefc above the j  sea.    This'altitude 'and  drinking'    'l  mountain w iter has'a  tendency lo ������ucl,  'drive the in-iiabitahts,crazy.",    '  '  Judge Walkem died in "Victoria  la&t week. He had lived in B. C.  for 4S years."  The V., V. "& E. will whistle in  Hedley about May I.   -     - *  .  The Achibaaca Mining, Mill,  etc., properties, near Nelson, were  recently fold by auction in. Vancouver to F. W. HartLy for ������2,000..  If certain\ railway"'"legislation  goes in his'f,u*or I). C.   Corbin will | McNie.  Gustav  local papers.  Although Jake Fink comes from ,,,  Missouri he has been elected mayor -i  of Cranbrook.  (;omic and serious valentines can.  be bought at the store of' J>. L."  Coles.  There'-is no shut-down  at the  ory in Nelson, where the Royal "  Seal Cigar is made.    It is still be-'"  ing smoked in  all'parts   of   tlie' -*  Boundary.-  ,*  .,*,.������,.,���������...,,������������������^,,  DIEB FROM BOOZE.  Tn*  Phoenix  last Saturday   An-?  Johnson  died in Nth������ ���������K���������������n^',,  Chicago  capitalists  are interested \?Z kL^������������������ ^  ^ iu  in  tho  project  and  have already  Eftst Kooteuiiy  ���������  elected a president for the preliminary company and a representative'will soon be in Greenwood  to look over'the ground. If built,  this tunnel will vastly increase tho  business of Greenwood. Many of  this kind of tunnels are now in  use throughout England and the  United States.  The mills of this province sold  last year half a billion'feet of lumber; being much loss than in 190G.  ' >  Tl,  MADE'A Hit.  sw^MM-JiiaMErggra-fl^wft-fgrav  ��������� ������������������  HOCKEY  We carry a complete stock of McPherson's, Lightning Hitch  Hockey Boots, the best made. A trial will convince you of  their quality.-  See our line before you buy. ^  Dry Goods.1'REND ELL & CO. ^ots and Shoes  Mountaineer and Kootenay Standard Cigars.  Made by  3. ft Cbelin $ eot, nelson  -Regular monthly meetings of  Greenwood lodge No. 28, A. F.  & A. M., are held on the first  Thursday in each month in Fraternity hall, Wood block, Government  street. Greenwood.   Visiting brethren  are cordially inyited to attend.  JAS, S. JBIKNIK, Secretary.  I Q9eW������9������90%Q99tt9e99QQe09Q&99������09ttfiiW<3������W43 m&09W&3  '  ' I ( ' v ������     "  Headquarters for  Furniture, Upholstery,  Carpets, ' Bedding,  Linoleums,    >' Window Glass  I,T.M. Galley<& de.,Pioture Fmmi^-  ,    ���������"' Greenwood's Big Furnihre Store.  WE     H/3"   Greenwood Miners'  .   I*.    IVL'ynion.No   22, W.  ��������� .    , ���������    1' ��������� M.. meets every  baturday evening in Union Hall, Copper street, Greenwood, at 7-flO.  Also in hall at  Mother Lodo mine  1'hursday evenings at 7:80.  R. A. MATHEISON, Secretary.  It is reported that Grand Forks  is to have a postofiice building to  cost $35,000. Nothing is h.ard of  Greenwood having such an edifice,  although Duncan Eoss hails from  this city.  The first of the month Howard  Moore will move into the "Windsor  hotel, aud take over the dining  room and lunch counter. Mrs. A.'  G'reig will take pharge of the Pacific restaurant.  Beware of booze in Phoenix. A  man died there the other day after  he had taken a few 'drinks, from  what the local doctors call '-acute  alcoholism." Perhaps' it is not  safe to drink booze at such a high  altjtude.  It is rumored that Monty Davys  has again secured a lease on the  Silver King mine, near Nelson. In  London Mr. Dav.ys bought a prize  dog at the Crystal Palace and'af-  torwards accidentally killed it with  his own auto.  C S. BAKER  Provincial Assayer and Ore  Shippers' Agent. Correspondence solicited. Samples  recefvo prompt attention,  I'.   O. nOX   123.   GREENWOOD,   l{.   C.  Ma-at*-*^^ _  A house furnished  with tho best, most artistic,  J       i useful and in all that goes to make a home com-  ���������   ' forfable and pleasing to tho eye at reasonable prices^  drop a lino to D. J* Robertson & Co. at NcIhoii. B.  0.   Goods guaranteed tho Best for the prico  AGENTS FOR THE BELL  1ASD   ACT  SIMILKAMEEN land district  DJBTmUT   OF   YAI.K.  TAKK NOTICE that Jnmos Edgar Dremmn.  or Mliln-iiy. British Columlilii, occupation. Farmer, Intends to npply for a Hpeolul tlmter  license over tliu following descrll.od lands:  Cpmniuncliig at a' post plantad at tho north  oiwtcpriiorof Lot 877. Group 1, Slmlilmmeon  Division of Yiilo District, accordliig to tliu on"  clni Murvoy tlioroof: thenco 'west ������) clialiu  thfliicu north 80 clialim. tlion'coleast 80 eltnlns  tlioueu south m chains to tliu point of coin-  niencoimint, ami containing aio acres tnoru or  Dated this Wth day of November, l!Hi7.  JAMES EUOAK DHENN/I  AN.  SIWIILKAMEEM LAND DISTRICT  IH8THI01*.   OV   TALK.  I.Ocorgo Tiernny, lnhmd.to npply for nor-  mission to mircliiMMinoiicros, more.or km.ul  land lioumlwlnii/ollowHi' Oommonolng nt t iIm  post, tlionw rtorth.BOolmiiiH, thonco ,\vcst o u  OMtlmnk .rf llwj North Fork of Kettle Hlvor.  ttt,0"i,uJW''-Mi',''ly./''������uwlni-tlio Eant Hank ":/  Kuitlurivor too point duo west from tho point  ol oommunccniflciti. tlienco oast to sold point of  comnioiioomeiit.  I������*)d NiIh UUi day of Dncomhcr, A  C. J, McArthur has forty-seven  men working in the neighborhood  of Greenwood, getting out ties,  poles and cordwood. He is delivering 500 ties daily to 'the (J. P.  R., and shipping poles to Spokane  for the Oregon Pole company.  A meeting of the Conservative  association of Greenwood electoral  division will be held in the old  Times oflicej Kcndell block, tomorrow (Friday) evening, for tho  election of oflicers, and tho reorganization of the party for tho approaching federal campaign.  At the Nelson bonspiel, so far  as heard from at tho time of going  to press, Greenwood'rinks had  won in I two :competitions���������Dill in  the, Walkcryillo. and McMynh; in  the Grand Challenge. More .are  yet tp be' heard from.. McMyhn  also won the Association cup.  ���������'.'/  The dramatic, society .speak  highly of tho courtesy shown them  by the officers of Phoenix Miners'  Union while giving their, enter-'  tainment in the union hall." Hon-,  pitalityia. a characteristic of the  peoplo'of I'hoehix/. alio visitor'i.s  always treated with 'courtesy by  the peoplo on the hill. >��������� ���������'.''!���������.  The statutory annual meeting of  the Dominion Copper company  was hold .in  Phoenix on Monday  The  Greenwood  Amateur Dramatic company  made  their  debut,  this season in  the Auditorium last  Friday evening before a large, intelligent   and   appreciative   audience.      The   play   was   Derrick'?  farce,   entitled *'Confusion."    P>o-  yond the usual errors'in  exits entrances, postures' and  gestures liable to be made 'by.nnpiofessional  Thespians,   the   performance  was  much superior to the ordinary dramatic * entertainments     traveling  these hills.    The performeis knew  their lines, and  that unseen actor,  the prompter, was  but slightly in  evidence.      Eundolph   Stuart,   as  Mortimer       Mumblcford,     shone  brightly  in  his  part   arid  proved  himself   an   artist.    F..   W." Mac-  Ilaiuo,  as .Blizzard,   caused   a cyclone of merriment every time lie  hopped acivs>s the stage with  his  game  leg.     0.   F.   Haw-trey,   a������  Sunberry,   portrayed faithfully his  part, eveu to the li������-p of Dundreary.  S. M. Toes made an excellent Dr-  Jones,   aud  assisted  materially in  fin Wishing a merry time to the'an-  dienco.    C. A. Thomas, as James,  handled a character that  few amateurs like Jin- a manner that reflected credit  upon  thf*  result  of  careful si udy and  rehearsing.    R.  S. Eoss  played  Muzzle, the detective, ������) true to life that tome chap*  from    Phoenix   in   tlie   audience  turned pale and wii-hed   thoy wore  home. ' Mrs.  If. F. Stow, as Rose  ACumbleford,   displayed'great foice  and more than  once  thrilled the  audience with the  rendition of her  line.i.    Mi*-?* J. DOldon in depicting  thc trials and  tri'nilatioi.1'  of   Lu-  ciotia  Ticklohy, delighted   the.iu,  dience   with   her  iuietpretation ol  the   character.  , Miss  E.   Oppen-  heiiuer   was  chaiming  as   Violer..  while  Mrs. F. W. .MelaiiV' plajcd  a diilicult part  with  true artistic!  The editor of the Moyio Leader  runs a'good home, paper even if he  dees wear a red" vest. As a judge  of humor he is entitled to a top  seat.'     ' *  Carry Nation would*die of ennui  in Prince Rupert. -The ��������� nearest  saloon is thirty miles away.  The greatest flouring mill in the  world was burned at Kenoia last,  week. It cost a million dollars  and had been running two'months.-  Alberni is to Jiave vn electric  light plant. The principal light in  the town i3 the local paper aud its  editor i3*a Burde.        " ���������*  Several copper mines are  worked this winter at White Horse  in the Yukon.  t In the neighborhood of Fisherman creek there must be about'70  m.Mi u-etting oue -'ties. Iii the  Bound'iry fho a vet age, tie maker I  Phoenix  drew -Johnson died in 'the Knob i  Hill hotel. .Coroner Black held an r  mijuest'on 'Monday -with the .fol- [  lowing jury: David "Oxley, SPa'ul-  Connolly, J. C. Witherspoon", C ���������  ^CartinT Chas.,E..'E:ing and-Geor^  \rnTVTio ��������� ' . i 7V������'  '.'    J  thati  , B- Larson ' stated ���������...������������������.  about one o'clock Saturday he"sa'w>?  deceased,in front of L. Y/BirnieVr  house. ( .Birnie ,was pushing/him :  ahead with both hands and,-,kick-?  ing him at the"same time. 'When;  'Birnie quit him the deceased,'.who\  was drunk,, went down "SecondJ  street dragging himself,, along'.' i;  saw him again about 3:30 in fronh  of the Knob Hill hotel .'and he had;  sobered up some. , '     "    ���������  Hans* Becker; a  tailor, saw de'-5'  ceased playing a banjo in the "Krioti* '  Hill ho,teI,a  short  time  before his  death and  had a drink, at the ban ',  with him.    He didn't Peem 'to be ������������������  very drunk,  just about   half.    In-' *  walking he did not stagger;   In.a m  short time the proprietor sent him- ���������  on an errand to the Central  hotel.' r  Deceased  walked up thefcteps ancT ���������  tell down on' the' top "step.    Three'''  being j of ? darriefl h��������� to the Knob Hill,' K  -    fe "as he could not move hand or 'eg, '"'  an/1 laid him on" a table in 'the back  room.    He did not(compIain to m<^~  about  being   hurt   when  hV was-  playing the banjo.  '' , '   "  Ben Lofsbromsaw Birnie shovino* ���������'-'  ,-     ���������, ,    -- i Johnson ahead of him and kicking  ,  ^''"'V*'!'' da,-v. Hi,d f>a/*s OUI of *afc I him when he was down.    Saw Sir- *'  nie lift him up and then Johnson  walked   down  the   hill.    Witness' '  stated   that   deceased's   name   in'  Swedish was Anders  Yonson, that.  bis_ wife was dead and that he bad ���������  a aster in Seattle 'and two children  in   Sweden.    Having   no   money,-'-  Johnson, had  not  been   drinking .-  very    much     lately.        Deceased  worked in Phoenix three vears ago "-'  and witness had seen  him' drunk "  twice.' ' <���������*    i  I)rs. McLean and  Dickson testi- *  lied .that  they  had   performed  a  post mortem  upon  the deceased. ' '  Ihe body had the appearauce of a     ,  heaiDhy man not addicted to the.  ���������excessive   use -of   alcohol.     The-^  orrises  on the scrotum  were not ���������  suilicieut   to   cause   death.'     The' "  ���������stomach and brain smelled strongly '-  of alcohol and both concluded that' "  the man died of acute alcoholism.  The jury returned a verdict that  Johnson died from acute alcoholic ���������  poisoning.  , -, ,(.  Keep   ajogging.     Get   some ofc"*  that neat and cheap wall  paper at'' <  McKae Bros., and put .it-on-*the.  walls Ijefore that tall chimney comes'  to life.       . ���������"'   '���������'    ��������� "��������� .������������������ !.���������    it ;������  SI a day for his hodrd.  George Webb is dead in Victoria.  He camo to B. 0. in 1S.")9.  The C. P. R. Plans to irrigate  40,000 acres near Windermere in  Ei>-t iCpcf i-uf.y. ��������� The K. C. rail-  wny will run through the laud.  On the' Pad fie coast men who  <uteh hnlibut are juid a cent a  pound whether the ri-^h is \large or  small. ,    '  L'ist ye::r Sl>00,000 was expended  for new buildings, iu Kamloops.  Jim Btcen has '���������old nineteen  mining d.'i'rns in Mniifciia for a  mi!lion dollar.-.  If it;, owner-'   knew  vmiso,   the   Halcyon  A trow   lake   would   he one of the  ftie'-ite>t  health, iv.-orih on the continent.  '���������The British Co'.umlii.i Southern  railway has been <;ranted an extrusion of five y-iar" in which to  build it.s ro.-id'fioin Fort Steele to  Golden. * I  how  to ad-  !���������{-rings  on  ^ Much of the work on the Grand  Trunk Pacific railway back of  Piiuce Ilupert will co.-t SI00 OOO a  mile.  grace.    The orchestra also camo in  for much  prai������c and  an   encore. I     South Vancouver pmtc:.t.--against  proving  that  here  in   (inrnwooil f living any other flag   than   the Ca-  \ve not only have people   who  can j nadiau ensign, over   the  ,-chools of  appreciate   mu.siu  but   also   thonei thin piovimr.  who caii produce it.    The diainatie      .,     ,  company will pie^ent another plav J     *'riIt,k    *M(".f'ftI *���������"������������������'    '������    making  in a short time and they  are  sure '"'"'.v   trapping  martens   on   the  of a bumper house.  * Noith l<ork ol   kettle  river.    The  A CORRECTION.  DIAMOND'S SUDDEN DEATH.  Win. Diamond was found dead  in his cabin on the Diamond Fraction mineral claim, near Ihe oily  limits, last Sunday. Ife bad  promised to help Gorg Syanlund  that dny, and not turning up.  Gorg went to his cabin and found  him, dead in bed under several  blankets.,., Qoro'iier.,Black, held an  inquest on-Monday,'and the jury  returned a verdict that bin. demise  was caused by apoplexy, tlie, resul t  of the rupture of an arte.t'yof the  brain., ','.-��������� ������"\."     .   ;���������,    "V;'.^" ;���������'  Diamond wati'Co years old/an-T.  in'1.874 lio was a member of the.  first mounted police sent into "Alberta. He'' had lived 'about ton  years,in" Greenwood and, was the  principal owner in the ..Diamond  Fraction. IIo left a will with Dr.,  Spnnkie as executor/ willing hi.1'  property to twouiecei; in  Ireland,  Fresh   rr.nr*!- eggs aud   eastern  OEOKoic'Tii-KNj'Y;  I and adjourned to meet in Greotr-'oystorfl at Mooro'tTcafo.  I     Frank  | money   trapping   martens   on  N'oith iMirk of  Kettle  river.  skins are worth from  .$���������.'.*"��������� to $40 in  Spokane.  The other day the Oirand Trunk  E-.ir-ifu* bought' 12."),<)00 lias and  1.">'),000 fence posf. from a firm in  Minnesota. Some peoplo think  rhnt Canada hai< an interest in  building this road, but there must  be something wrong with tho Canadians when, they cannot supply  their own railroads ���������>wit-h native  limber. ���������.';-. ,-��������� .���������������������������-,    -'-'-, ���������'  .;-  Mail/ is being earriod fiMin D,s,w-  son to Hetschel istiand by mounted  police. V.It'.iH i.v long^miich by dog  train'.;. "   ''������������������-'���������,'"'-. ���������,.;.������������������     , ���������*'   ; '.",..;'''  Two Dawf-on ladies luiye\ collected 1,500 vftrieties.ofdlowere, ferns';  niosHt's-aihl leave.-t in the .'Yukon.'  There are.'plenty-', of uioths -and  butterlltesin the Yukon, bntPro-  fes><ov Cockle of'Ka<do lias nbtyet  Ii id time "tb.giitlrera tuuielnif'thetn.1  .Tlie govern merit isi' utoeking'the  Queen Clia'HiHt'e islands witti doer  J. It. Cameron  of Sandon.  in again  may  To  thk   Editou;   In  order to'  correct   an   erroneous   impression'  that   seems to  prevail in certain  quarters   iu   this, community*,  re- "  .-peeling tho stand  taken   by  this. \  union regarding tho inellioieucy of.:  its   individual    members,    Green-1  wood Miners'   Union  No.   22, W.  ���������  V.  M.,- takes this opportunity to-'  detino its position in this matter   ;  namely, that this union does' not '  in any way either by word' or,ex-���������  ample   encourage   inefliciency' or'!  shirking by   its  members of the., [  tluties lo which they are assigned,^  and further disclaims responsibility-"'������  for the acts of iudividuals.    -   '���������'!',*  '���������; Regarding the suggestion,  also*!  riimo^'d,' tliat thei-e at present "ex"  ists some slight' constraint and an- -'  tagonisiii    between  'the   Smelter'  ���������company aud;this local, we wish'-,'  t<>  'emphatically    contradict ,'ancl "  ridicule such an absurd  misappve-  ,'  hen.sion.    Tho works closed do\yu;'"'  the men  perforce .quit  work, ,and. ,���������  since.then nothing has been done  ortsaid,;between  the B. C." Copper..' *  9*>mpiiuy and this Xocal. m i  R. A.'MatheisOiV, Secy. ���������'''  ;-w!<   ���������- ���������:- ������������������������������������,������������������/��������� ���������'��������� ������������������ ���������;,        - '  .-,.*;.. ;���������  Blank.-books'^ diariea,' Gem' cal- ���������>  clarjWls; letter ���������arid invqioe 'flies,' '* ���������'  leer,   dud   everything required '-for^tK^'"  iyor]'equipment"'of i"?  np-to-(late"ojRco , .  at.McRao Bros."],,'.,,-.", w'   \'t ",   y,*  vmmwmjmmimmMmB*  tabmummmtHmMM IHE    LEDGE,    GREENWOOD,    BRITISH    COLUMBIA.  BOWSER^ETS II JOLT  His Sympathy With Mankirjd In  Trouble Is Not Wanted.  MIXES   UP   IN   FAMILY   ROW.  Thought    He   Was   Succoring   a   Despondent Woman Who Had a Design  '   to  Drown   HerseJf���������Mrs. B.  Helps to  '   Pile on the Agony. '������  i  [Copyright, li**7, by Homer Sprague.]  : Mr. and Mrs. Bowser had taken a  Beat on the front steps after dinner  when ii young* woman poorly dressed  passed the gate with slow steps. He  watched her until she disappeared  around the corner and then said:  . "That poor woman Is in trouble, aud  I wish I had gone down to the gate  and spoken to her. She is making for  the river, and so far us we know it Is  with the intention of committing suicide."  "I think that same woman called  here the other day and was intoxicated," replied Mrs. Bowser.  "1 don't believe anything of the kind.  No one with that hopeless, dejected  look gets It from whisky. You could  see by her very walk that she was  tired of life and Its troubles. I wouldn't  have such a flinty heart as you for all  thc money In the world. Haven't you  got a spark of sympathy for any human being?"  "Plenty of sparks for those who arc  worthy, if I wanted that woman to  wash or Lron she wouldn't come for $2  a day.   There was a man here today  ���������*rOUHO WOMAN, I SHOULD IiIKE TO SPRAK  A FKW WORDS TO YOU."  asking for an old coat, and I offered  him a quarter to cut thc grass.   lie  turned away as if I had Insulted him."  "But he wasn't hungering for human  sympathy," protested Mr. Bowser. "He  -was a man and a tramp.    The other  ���������was a woman who was crushed with  troubles.   I shouldn't be the least surprised  to  see  by  the 'papers  in  the  morning that she had leaped into the  river and ended all."  "That may be the best thing she  : could do."  She Needed Kind Words.  : "Well, if that isn't brutality then I  don't know the English language!  Mrs. Bowser, If that poor woman does  commit suicide then you are a murderess! Who can say that a few kind  words from you would not have saved  her, and yet you saw her dragging her  weary way along and never even gave  her a look of pity."  "What had I to do with it any more  than you?" asked Mrs.'Bowser. "You  could have stopped her and assured  her of your sympathies. In fact, I  was waiting for you to do so."  "You were waiting for nothing, unless it was to see her fall down In a  faint. Even then you would have begrudged her a smell of a camphor bottle. It is a few people such as you  that make this world cold aud cruel.  Imagine the feelings of "that poor woman on her way to the river! Here  you sat, stiff as a poker, well dressed  and looking content, and as she surveyed you with pleading eyes she received only a cruel stare in return.  She will have a^ picture of you right  before her eyes as she goes to her  death."  "But she hasn't gone yet ������ She's  standing dow-n there ou the corner  thinking it over. You might go down  and assure her of your pity and interest and offer her a quarter not to commit suicide. If you walk around for  i an hour you will meetrwith several  other cases."  Mr. Bowser Decides to Act.  "By the ten tons of beeswax." shouted Mr. Bowser as his face got red and  his hair began to curl, "but I'll do .it!  I'll not have this house pointed out as  the residence of .two barbarians. 1  ' am not a,rich.man, and I can't found  ��������� hospitals nor glvo thousands to the  poor, but I can let my fellow men  know that I have a heart and arn willing to do my mite. Mrs. Bowser, when  I return I want a talk with you���������a long  talk. If I have been living with a savage all these years I want to know Jt  and make a change. I think you can  hold yourself in readiness to takn the  10 o'clock train for your mother's tomorrow."  With that he walked down the steps  and out of the gate. The dejected  young woman saw him coming down  the street and went her way, but "he  soon overtook her. Her humped shoulders and dragging feet excited new  pity, and as soon as near enough he  ;uald:  I "Young "woman, I should like to  upeak a few words to you."  ��������� She stopped and turned to face him  II������ looked for tears In her eyes, but  there, were none. He looked sfor lines  of grief In her face, but they were  taking a late summer vacation.  "Well,  what's tho row now?' she  asked as he hesitated.  "There is no row. You are in trouble, and I am one who would help you  out"  "How am I in trouble?"  "I don't know. I am going to ask  yoa to tell me. If you feel that life is  no longer worth the living and If you  are contemplating suicide"���������  "G'wan with you I" she Interrupted,  with u wave of her hand. 'Tin having  V Idi ,<tf Bhlndj;. wlUvny. I'JiHl.mn'L ffho  baVTeft nfe and IS'passIng hrinsdlf off  as a single man to a hired girl along  here. I'm looking for .her. She's red  headed aud has ������ mole ou her chiu. If  1 get hold of her I'll give you enough  of that red hair to stuff n sol'y' pillow  with."  "Then���������then you are not crushed  down?"  "I'd like to see the man that could*  crush me!"  "And you are not thinking of suicide?"  "What d'ye take me for, old man?  What's all this jabber about arlywuy?  What is It to you if Jimmie and me  have a bit of a row? I don't like your  talk, and I don't like your looks."  "But you passed my house back  there," replied Mr. Bowser.  "And what if I did? Is there auy  law to forbid me passing your house?"  "But you looked so dejected and forlorn that I told my wife she ought to  have spoken, to you and let you know  that you had her sympathies,"  "If she had I should have thought  her a bigger fool than you are. Now  get along with ye. There are people  looking at us, and I don't want them  to understand that I'd pick up with  the likes of you."  "Woman,   I  felt sorry  for you and  thought"-  "And who "asked you to?'  "But the other day you called at my  house, and my hard hearted wife turned you away without a kind word."  His  Sympathy  Rejected.  "Was that your house?  I was pretty  full,  and I  thought It was the  place  where thc red headed girl lives.    Yes.  the lady told me to-get a hustle on me,  and I'm not blaming her a bit.   You'd  better be trotting along now."  Mr. Bowser trotted. He wanted to  tear pickets off the fences as he passed along. His sympathies had been  wasted and his kindness, rebuffed. He  was wandering along, absorbed in  thoughts of Mrs. Bowser's barbarlan-  ism, when a woman he had been following almost without knowing it turned on him of a sudden and demanded:  "Look here, you old masher, who are  you following and for what?"  "Madam, I am not following you,"  he replied;  "But you have been following me for  five blocks, and I won't have no more  of It.   I'll call thc police."  Mr. Bowser looked at her- more closely and thought he detected grief in her  face and hopelessness In her eyes. He  was about to offer his sympathies and  fatherly interest in case she had made  up her mind to leave the cruel world  behind her when she stepped forward  and brought a closed umbrella down on  his head and then uttered shouts for  assistance. For a few seconds he was  too dazed to realize the situation. Then  she gave hlni a second blow, and he  took to his heels. Boys and men and  dogs pursued him, but they stood no  show. He had come out to sympathize  and had been called hard names. He  had been ready with a fatherly Interest and had been whacked over the  head and his hat'broken.  It was two hours later when he en.  tered his house. Mrs. Bowser waited  for Ave minutes for him to speak, and  as he did uot she inquired:  "Well, did you prevent the crushed  from' committing suicide?"  "Mrs. Bowser," he replied after a  moment, "as I said before leaving the  house this evening, I want to talk with  you���������a long talk."  "Yes, you said so, and now I want to  say that I want a talk with you���������a <  short talk. If your heart has got over  aching for the general public please  lock those back windows and come to  bed." M. QUAD.  HIS   BAD  BREAK.  He Didn't Think  Ho  Was  Talking to  the Woman's Husband.  The conductor looked at the thin  man.  "Do you see that stout woman at the  other end of the car���������the one with the  monkey hat?" he asked.  "I think I see the one you mean,"  the thin man responded.      >  "There, she's looking this way," said  the conductor. "Well, sir, I admire  tflut woman."  "You do?"  "Yes, I do. She may have a squint  mid'.wear bad fitting clothes and big  shoes, yet 1 admire her."  "Why?"  "She knows how to get off a car the  right way, that's why. She's too stout  and her hair is ratty and she hasn't  any taste, but when she steps down  from the back platform I never worry. I know she'll land all right. I'm  dead sure she isn't going to sit down  iu the mud and ask me for my number.  That's why I admire her. Here she  comes now. Watch her when she gets  off."  The stout woman came down the  aisle and briskly descended to the  street. And tho conductor, with his  hand on the bell rope, winked approvingly nt the slim man.  Then the stout woman looked around.  "Come, fieorge!" she called, and tlie  slim man meekly followed her.���������Cleveland Plalu Denier.  THE. VORACIOUS  SEA.  Babu. English.  The following Is a bit of amusing  Babu lOngllsh. taken from a letter to  the Spectator as written'by a Cape  colored mau to a trader. It is not exactly what Is meant by the "African  style." but it has its own force:   ,  Dear Sir���������I recelv de blcylcel witch I by  from you nlrlte. but why you clout sent-  no saddcl. Wat Is dc use of blcyltel when,  she dont send have saddel. i arn loose to  me my kustomer sure ting by no having-  saddels and dat not very pleasure to me.  Wat Is de matter wit you mister T. J. ,  Jones and Companee Is not my moneys ns  good like annoder mans you loose to me  my trade and 1 am very anger. And now  I tells to you you are a dam fools mister  T. J. Jones and Companee. I send to you  (back at wunce your bioykel to morro for  shure, because you are such a dam foolishness peoples.   Yrs. respectfulle  N. VRYLING.  P.   S.���������Since  I   rite dis  letter  I  find de  saddel in de box.   Excuse to me.  A Collector.  There is a lad of'nine years in Philadelphia who recently grew most curious with reference to the profession of  a gentleman of pronounced clerical appearance who frequently visited the  boy's father. In answer to the youngster's inquiry in this connection the father replied to thc effect that the good  man was "a saver of souls."  Not long thereafter the lad took a  favorable opportunity to approach the  reverend gentleman himself. "May 1  ask you a questionV" said he.  "Certainly, my little man." replied  the divine. ��������� "I shall be pleased to answer it."  "I only wanted to know." was the  naive query, "how many souls you've  saved up."���������Lippiucott's.  It Is Eating Up -the Coast Between  Nantes and Bordeaux.  During the past eighteen months the1  Bea has been making a persistent attack upon the low lying coast between  Nantes and Bordeaux. At a place  known as the Belle Henriette, between  Tranche nnd Aiguillon-sur-Mer, to the  north of La Rochelle, a bay has .been  formed 1,000 meters wide and 300 meters deep. This result of eighteen  months' erosiou is sufficiently alarm-  lug. ' - ,  The sea .began by sweeping away a  vineyard and part of a farm and'then  pulled down the road which ran parallel to the sen. Another road was constructed a hundred meters ^farther  back, but even this is being threatened,  for the sea is now within twenty meters'of the new road, which may be  obliterated at any moment. Behind  this are 10,000 acres -of marsh land,  which will certainly be covered by the  sea at n very early date unless measures are immediately taken for It's protection.  The woods and forests department  first tried to resist the'attack by consolidating thc shore with 'piles, but this  did not have the slightest effect upon  the irresistible movement of the sea.  Tho points et chnusseso then took thei  matter In hand and made an inclined  wall with 1,200 cubic meters of rock.  Tho sea demolished a part of the wall,  doing damage to the extent of about  ?"5.000, but the remainder of the wall  has so far done good service in keeping  back the invader. It is obvious, however, that this can only bo a temporary  expedient.  'llio state and the department have  decided upon the construction of an  embankment of armored concrete having a length of GOO meters. The armored concrete will form a sort of  covering for the dunes and will therefore constitute an inclined wall with a  foundation at the bottom extending  two meters below the sand. For fear  that the sea will make*n "flan"; attack"  on the concrete the embankment will  have a masonry wall at each end extending backward, but there Is .some  doubt as to whether Hits will prove  efficient If, ..however, the experiment  Is successful the same method of protection will be adopted at the Pointe  de Graves aud other parts where the  reclaimed marsh laud is being continually eroded by the pons.���������Engineer,  On the Links. .  BADLY  RUN  DOWN  Has  Been Used by the ������ood Sisters of 'the Academy of the ������pey  Nuns 5n /Sylmeip, Quebec, anil'at St. Joseph's; Hospital.  Victoria,-B. Q., with fin-eat Success.   '-     .   : ������������������ -t      ' .'*���������������������������  Their Words of Praise and  Recommendation Need  No Special Qualification-land wiGa inspire hope in Many a Drooping Spirit���������They Know  1    "'     whereof They Speak.  The wonderful'   record'   that   PSY- prompt answer to our order.   We are the following letter came to Dr. T. k':  CHIN!1' has made for itself in restor-;in receipt of the six bottles of Psy- Slocum," Limited,. Toronto':���������     -  >'  ing to health when ail other remedies chine safely.    Please accept our sin-1    "I am happy to say that we have  and when doctors have failed, has be- cere .thanks  also,   for  sending   them used PSYCHINE'with great'success, -  come well known throughout the Do- express prepaid.    Tlie  second  Sister and have ordered half a dozen more -  minion of Canada.   As a throat, lung, i who has begun to take Psychine feels bottles'through our local house here,  and   stomach    restorer,    PSYCHrNK  that it is-doing her a great deal of Thanking you once more for introduc--  lias never had an equal.   We herewith  good,  so  I  have ��������� given  it now  to  a ing   your   valuable   medicine,   I   am  attach a few of the statements' from  third Sister.   Wo are very well satis-. gratefully,  the most  reliable people    who   have tied with it, and I have recommended | SISTER  MARY   BRIDGET,   ,  had    considerable    experience    with |    to many of our houses,jind I think i  ��������� . ������. Superior.  PSYCH INK. .. you will receive orders from them.  I, St. Joseph's Hospital, Victoria; B.C.  On June 23th, 1007, this testimony 'enclose -a chock.    Many  thanks  for     This  was followed  by these confi-  -������������������-���������������������������-       -       -   ���������    '    i.:..j.���������~ "   t> ������..ii..        -   ,dent expressions of praise in a letter  on Sept.' 1st:���������.,  "I "have ordered over a dozen large  bottles of Psychine ; since tho .beginning of July, and can truly say  it is .giving excellent results. Hoping many more may bo benefitted, by  the valuable!  medicine. .   .���������  Yours sincerely,  STSTER  M.   BRIDGET.  o.   t       , , - Superior.  St. Joseph's Hospital, Victoria, B.C.  ��������� PSYCHINE, pronounced (Si-Keen),  is the most .marvellous throat, lung,"**  and-stomach'healer and genei-nj tonic  that has ever been sold to the public.  It has built up a reputation which  has stood the test of sixty years. It \  is prescribed today by many physicians who know that in PSYCHINE  there is a tonic for all forms'.of run  down system, fr.om whatever cause,  that cannot be equalled. It cures  coughs, colds, bronchitis, la grippe,'  sweats, chills', anaemia, and all run  down or, emaciated conditions. For  sale at- all druggists for 50c and jl.00  or ������t-Dr. T. A. Slocum, Ltd., 179 King "  Street, W7., Toronto.  caiuc from'thc Sister Superior of the  Academy of Grey Nuns, Aylnier, Quebec:���������  "After giving your excellent tonic,  I'SYCHINK,  a  trial,  (he  Sister who I  your   kindness."   Respectfully,  SISTER  SUPERIOR,  ��������� 'Academy of Grey Nuns.  Aylnier, Quebec, July 30, 1907.  *n  n letter dated as late as Sop-  has taken it tesflios that it has done tember 1st, this same good Sister Su  her a grout deal of good. Will you  kindly send two more bottles us ,soon  as possible."   Signed, '  SISTKR SUPERIOR,  Academy of Grey Nuns, Aylnier, Que.  This  was  followed   by  another on  July 18th:���������  "Your very kind letter is to hand,  perior, in a letter to Dr. Slocum, says  "We have found PSYCHINE an  excellent tonic, and wish you every  success in the sale of these' excellent  remedies."  Still later comes the'following"from  this same institution which is doing  much oil behalf of the religious uen-  and J  thank you very much for the   li'nont of  the  community:  attention you" have given to orders lor  Psychine. Will-you kindly send by  ex'pross, prepaid, six more bottles of  Psychine. 1 am giving it to another  of our Sisters here, and, we find it  very satisfactory, and we hope that  by the time thc next six bottles are  used that (hose Sisters will be re-os-  tnWished in health." Respectfully,  SISTKR SUPERIOR.  Still   further   words  of  praise,    on  July 80th:���������     ������g  "We   are  very  grateful    for    your  "Please send.-us six bottles of Psychine as soon as possible, express prepaid as usual, nnd send us tho, bill.  We thank you for the good work this  excellent remedy is doing in our institution.  SISTER SUPERIOR,  Aylnier  Convent.,  Aylmer East,' Que.  To this we add the "good words"  for Psychine from the Sister Superior  of a well known institution in the  western capital, the St. Joseph's Hospital of Victoria, B.C.   On July 30th  Dr.  In the Right Mood For Speed.  Shortsighted Golfer���������Eh", mon. bnt  this is an nwfu' bonnie lie. The ba 's  fairly teed up.   What club will I tak?  Caddie���������It's no that I'm botherin'  aboot. sir. It's whaur'll we hide if ye  foozle it*?���������Punch.  Nervous Friend���������Your chauffeur  seems to drive very recklessly.  Host���������Yes. He doesn't care what  happens when he's the worse for  drink.���������Black and White.  Not to'Be Thought Of.  There was once a multimillionaire (be  was very "niultl" Indeed! who spent  immense sums of money on his children. They had everything, including  four automobiles - and a steam yacht  each.  Still they were not satisfied.  "Can you not." they implored, "spend  a little time with us now and then?"  "Time!" cried the multimillionaire,  greatly shocked. "No. no! You are  dreaming.   It Is Impossible."   .  This fable teaches that time Is not  money in any practical sense.���������Puck.  A Way Architects Have.  Towne���������I don't sac why a fellow-  should kick if he doesn't succeed. Every man is thc architect of his own  fortune.  Browne���������Yes, but did you ever know  of an architect who didn't blame some  subcontractor for his own failure?���������  Philadelphia Press.  One Way to Wisdom.  "I think." said the gay youth's father, "it's about time you stopped this  foolishness and began to acquire a lit- j  tie wisdom."  "My scheme," replied the youth, "Is  to acquire wisdom by first determining  how foolish 1 can be."���������Houston Post  The Contrary Man.  "Silence is golden," remarked the  party with the quotation habit  "Perhaps it is," rejoined the contrary man, "but a dentist has never yet  been able to fill teeth with it"���������Chicago News.  Williams' Pink Pills Came to the  Rescue After Doctor's Treatment    Failed  Tlie life of any constant traveller is  alwavs a hard one, but those whose  work" compel them lo take long, tiresome drives over rough roads, exposed  to all  conditions of weather,  are  in   constant   clanger   of   losing   their  health.    The  extreme   heat   of  summer or the piercing winds of winter  sap  their  strength,   the   kidneys .become diseased or rheumatism sets in.  What is  needed  to    withstand   .this  hardship is rich  red blood���������the pure  blood  that  Dr.  Williams'   Pink Pills  alone can make.    These pills are the  travellers  never-failing  friend.    Con-  corning  them  Mr.   George  Dalpe,  of  St.  Eloi, Que., says:���������"I am a grain  dealer- and am obliged  to make frequent   trips,   sometimes   very   tiring.  I  returned  home  from  one  of these  trips last summer very much fatigued.    I was  overheated  and  tried  to  cool and rest myself by lounging on  the  Verandah till  late  at night.      I  caught cold and the next day I did  not feel at all-well.    I had a headache, pains in my stomach and was  very weak.    I went to  see a doctor  but* he said I would be alright in a  day  or so,  so  I  started  on  another  trip.     I had not gone far    before I  felt very ill and had to return "home  and go to  bed.    I had  chills,  headache, pains in my stomach and kidneys.    The   doctor   came   to  see  me  and he said I  was overworked.   He  treated   me   for   several   months   but  instead  of  improving,   I "continually  grew worse.    I wasted  away  almost  ! to  a skeleton  anil  really  thought  I  i was going to die.    One day my wife  ! returned from the village with a sup-  | ply of Dr. Williams' Pink Pills."  She  ! urged me to take  them  as she said  they  had   been  very  highly    recom-  ' mended to her.   I did so and by the  time I had taken four boxes I felt  enough benefit to decide me to continue them and I took about a dozen  boxes.   They fully cured me and today I am able to go about my work  without feeling fatigued." I  Fatigue, on tlie least exertion is a'  sign tliat the blood is poor. Replace  the bad blood with good blood and  labor will be a pleasure. Dr. Williams' Pink Pills make pure, red  Wood. That is why they cure anaemia; rheumatism, kidney trouble,  indigestion, heart palpitation and the  nerve-racking ills of girlhood and  womanhood. Sold by nil medicine  dealers or by mail at 50 cents a box  or six boxes for $2.50 from The Dr.  Williams Co., Brockville, Ont.  Take Your Choice!  "The people and the .corporations,"  said Senator La Follette in Madison,  Wis., the other day, "remind me of  a woman and her little boy. - There  was a very large chicken and a very  small duck on the table, and.the woman, pausing with the carving knife  raised, said: "Johnny, which,will vou  take, chicken or duck?" **Duok,"  piped Johnny. But the mother shook  her head. "No, Johnny," she said in  a firm yet kindly voice, 'You can't  have, duck, my dear. Take your  choice, darling, take your choice, but  you can't have duck.'"  Some men would rather acquire  reputation than earn a dollar.  A Cure for Costiveness���������Costivencss'  comes from the refusal of the excretory organs to perform their" duties  regularly from contributing causes  usually disordered digestion.. Par-  melee's Vegetable Pills, prepared on  scientific principles, are so compounded that certain ingredients in them  pass through the stomach and act  upon the bowels so as to remove their  torpor and arouse them to proper action. Many thousands are prepared  to bear testimony to their power in  this respect.  Earl Dunmore a Confederate Captain.  It Is not generally kuown that as  Captain Charles Murray the deceased  Earl Duuiuore served with the Confederacy of America for three yer.rs.  and in 1802 he was a participant in.the  adventurous attempts at blockade running of that period.-j lie commanded  tho steamer Nashville when it ran the  Federal blockade oil April 24, 18(i2.  Afterward ' he joined General Robert  E. Lee and remained with him for several  mouths.���������Loudon Telegraph.  Beauty  sometimes  lies  in   the���������  holder's  eyes  and  sometimes in  beauty's purse. l -s  be-  the  Tho Comedian (in the vaudeville  sketch)���������Actors are not at all like  ships.  The Soubrette���������Why?  The Comedian���������Ships are stranded  on the rocks: actors are stranded because ol the lack of rocks.���������Pittsburg Leader.  ENGLISH SPAVIN LINIMLNT removes  all hard, soft or calloused lumps and  blemishes from horses, blood spavin,  curbs, splints, rlDgbone, sweeney, stifles,  sprains, sore' and swollen throat, coughs,  etc. Save $50 .by use of one bottle. Warranted the most wonderful Blemish Cure  over known.  Pleasant as syrup; nothing equals  it as a worm medicine; the liame is  Mother Grave's Worm Exterminator.  The greatest worm destroyer of the  age.  "I thought you told me you were  playing the heavy part in a spectacular  drama'?" .  "So I am.'" ���������  "Why, you don't even. appear on  the stage." '  "Oh, yes, I do! I am the hind legs  of the ' elephant."��������� Illustrated  Bits.  Minard's  theria.  Liniment    Cures    Diph-  THE COW'S HORN.  Lightning a* She .Saw It  While little Gertrude was looking out  of a window during n thunderstorm  sbo saw a flash of lightning play  along a telegraph wire.  "Oh, matnina." she exclaimed. "I  just saw a piece of the sun fall down  from the sky!"-  Barnyard Chatter.  "Oh, please," asked the young hen  nervously, "what's tho proper way to  sit on a nest?"  "Hatch-way," replied tho old hen,  with a silly cackle���������Minneapolis Journal.  Women are both vain and sorrowful���������being the mothers of men.  A   Mlxup.  "You look disgusted, Blmbleton."  "I should say I am. My wife and 1  went to a card party last night and I  won the first prize."  "That was all right wasn't it?"  "Well, the prize was a dozen of  these imitation cut glass tumblers."  "Oh, that's the cause"���������  "No, it isn't You sco Skinner, who  gave the party, won the aam<������ prize at  ,t party we gave."  "I see.  That's why"-  "Hold on. My rich aunt who ought  to remember us In her will, happened  to be there. She gave us the blamed  tumblers in the first place, and it had  to be explained before the whole  crowd bow wo gave her gift away and  hov/ the Skinners passed it back, lt'a  a cinch we're cut out of the will, and  now the .Skinners won't apeuk to us."-  Clevcliiiul plain lK'������ler,  "Help!     Help!"  Mamie's In the factory,  Annie's In the store,  Bridget will not worry  With housework auy more.  Molllo's In a sweatshop,  Kate's a manicure,  / No ono scrubs or washes.  Wages aro no lure.-  i*  ���������!1>.  Maggie's an apprentice,  Flossie's making mats.  And that Is why we're llvinjr,  Most all of us, In flats. '  ���������Suslo M. Best In Fuck;  Lincoln's Great Oration. '  Lincoln's 'Gettysburg speech de-'  rives its power from th������ following  facta: Its brevity���������everything ia concise and right to the point, so that  the reader receives the fullest effect  at once; its absolato sincerity, creating the impression that the speaker  i������ aiming not at effect, but at the  honest unfolding of his soul's commingled jo*/ and sorrow, 'sympathy  and hope; its perfection of sty lie, ita  words being just such as were needed  properly to express tho idea, simple,  yet. powerful, going straight to tho  mark like well-aimod cannon balls.  The Swiss Glaciers.  Thc hoavy snowfall and storms tn  tho Alpine region last .winter and late  in the spring forcibly' Illustrate the  proverb of its being an ill wind that  blows no good. I'or tho last half century there has been observed a Steady  diminution iu tho area of the Swiss  sJaciere, and Jeremiads have appeared  In print as to the dark prospect should  tourists once turn their luces,.In other  directions. Thc rigors of 190(1-07 have  changed, all this. According to all thc  authorities, they buvo left a deposit  which will go fur to rehabilitate the  glacier*.  Various   Ways   In   Which   It -Is   Made  Useful  by  Man.  Have you any conception of^how-useful that horn is to us? Scientifically It  Is known as a combination of phosphate of lime, gelatiu and albumen,  and. like all nature's products, the ingredients are in' the riidit proportion  to make the article useful to man as  well as to the 'animal that bears It.  The lime makes the horn hard, but  there Is just enough lime to make it.  hard without making it brittle, and,  there is just enough gelatin to make  the born easy to cut and shape. The,  core of the horn Is bone, and to get!  that out the horn is soaked iu water,  for several weeks. When the core Is'  taken out It Is ground up and made;  Into crucibles which are used for melting gold and silver in.  The outer end of the horn is bard,  and solid, and that Is used for making:  knife handles and other things. The  hollow part of the horn Is soaked for.  hnlf an hour or so In boiling water,)  when It becomes soft and may easily  be split with a knife. v  It is then spread out lint and put  between Iron plates. There was a  time when these horn plates wero  mnde very thin by hard pressure and  used In windows and lanterns as wo  now use glass. They may be mado  quite trnnRlucent.  When tho horn is heated It may bo  molded Into almost any desired form.'  Tuat.te tho way knife handles, but-,'  tons nnd other articles arc made. ;  POINTED PARAGRAPHS.  Decrease of jCrime.  The Commissioners of Prisons, Id  their annual report just issued, are  nble to point to a-gratifying decrease  ���������of serious crime in England and  Wales. Only,.lS9.232 persons ��������� were  received in the local prisons last year,  as compared with 217,32(3 in the year  before, a decrease of 1-J.044. There  has been' a consider.*! ble decline in  the convictions #t drunkenness.- and  tor larceny, but ihe most satisfactory  feature of the report is the evidence  it gives of the decrease of criminality  among the young. Only 724 children  between'the ages of 12 and 16 were  sent to'prison,*- as compared with  1,029 in the previous year; and there  is an astonishing decrease in the number of lads over 1G who fall into evil  courses. The success <)f the Borstal  system,for the treatment of such offenders is conspicuously proved, and  the'report contains' the suggestion  that such treatment should be extended in a special penal reformatory  to all wrongdoers under the age; of  23. In this way youths may be saved  from life-long crime, and the advantages of the plan are so obvious that  it is bound to be brought into opext/-  t.ion  before Inner.  "A vPrimer ���������  See the> man and woman entering  the Great.Dry Goods Emporium.    ���������  The  man looks very sad.  The woman looks supremely happy.  Why.does tlie man look "sad?' He  is going in to buy something.       ' >  Why does-the. woman looly happy?  For the same reason.���������Judge.  The   Wife���������Fancy,   John, 'they   are  getting out a woman's dictionary.    I  others,  others. ' -  The Husband���������Probably has more  words in it.���������London Opinjon..  >' TH  40 PAGE TRAP BOOK  Picture of 46 wild animals in'colors,  gun and trap catalogue, price list of  raw "furs, hides and skins, sent post  paid for 4c in stamps. N. W. Hide &  Fur Co.,   Minneapolis,  Minn.  Shaving*1 Mirror, S8.B0  COR the man  who  shave* no gift  * ��������� would bring quite as much pleaiure  as this Triple Shaving Mirror, as it is  very much superior in every way to die  ordinary style.  IT has attachments so that it can be  ������������������*   either secured to the wall or stood  up on a table.  COR travelling it is very convenient as  * it -an be folded up to occupy only  a small place.  Tho Prico Is 96.50  ..., Our handaomoly Illustrated  CatoloBuo is yours for tho asklne  Ryrie Bros  Limited ,  134-138 Yonie St.  TORONTO  ���������������  iiiilir  llilili  t.'i. .i���������  W.   N.   U.   No.   S04.  Most excuses are lies.  No man ever told another all bis secrets.  Do not trust your victims. There are  no faithful victims.  Nothing like old age to knock the"  conceit out of u man.  A poor man believes there is no happiness that cannot be purchased with  money.  If yoa want your kindness thoroughly appreciated extend It to a man in i  trouble.  | Time sometimes works rapid changes,  j That word -'afllnlty" which went Into  ' J007 looking like a Illy will emerge tha  complexion of soft coal.  How a thief must "laugh to read in  , the papers that the live dollar watch  j he stole the night before Is valued ht  I $200 by Its ow-ierl-Atchlaon Globe.  Easy and Warm  You don't have  to wear arctics,  rubbers 'or overstockings with  Elmira Felt" Shoes*.  , The felt itself is lighter than  leather. Your feet can't get cold  in Elmira Felts, no matter how  low the temperature falls.  Look for the trademark���������ah own above  ���������on the sole, .insist oa having the  fCenoiae Rimini Pelts.  Sold by Loading  Dealers        36  KEEPS OUT COLD  KEEP8 IN HEAT  1 /��������� cnny'S  [PERVIOUS SHEATHING  IS ONCE" MORE ON THE MARKET AFTER A LAPSE OF/ FEW  MONTHS, and your wholesaler Is In a position to supply your requirements In what Is acknowledged to be _.' '  THE   BEST   BUILDING   PAPER  TEES & PEKSSE LIHSITED, Agents,  CALGARY , WINNIPEG EDMONTON  "Always���������Everywhere In Canada���������Use   Eddy*-   Matches."  CARRIES NO ODOR  *%������, J'     "  ^'j  /'  *       ' '     ***. v  B1L   , J   , '  THE,   LEDGE,    GREENWOOD,   "BRITISH    COLUMBIA.  ���������,'!������������������,  THE BARBER'S UNION  I'    Of Montreal^Canada.'  A WARNIN  ���������k'  /  He was Just a common poet  Of the ordinary type,  Doomed to write his verse and sow it  Where3oe'er the field .was ripe.  But one day he wrote'eome twaddle  With a meter like a knell.  And the thing rang in his noddle  Till-his wits began to toddle  And his brain was all a-waddle,    -  And they put him In a cell.  Now he sits alone and loonej  In the madhouse by the way.  And whene'er the niehts are moony1  He writes poetry, they say,  But'bls muse-is most erratic,  As of course 'twould have to be.  For he's floppy in the attic,  Also .violently lu-nat-ic,  And a straltjacket emphatic   <  ' Is his future destiny,        ���������      , ���������*'  Moral is, don't write a jingle  With'an overcatchy rhyme.  You might make too many mingle *  In the madhouse at a time.  '  Maniacs in an asylum <  ."Set excited ,if you rile 'em, '  And you cannot bake or bile 'era  In this addlepated clime.  Just refrain from all the meters  That go galloping along,  And the Jolly one that tetera  Like a hushaby low song.  Strike a measure sortei mopey���������  Such a one, we'll say. as mine./  Lot her wander, limp and lopey,  Sorpent-lne-lsh-ly and ropey.  Till you've got your rhythm dopey���������  Or clso 'quietly resign. *  ���������Lurana W. Sheldon In Judge.  ti  WANT THE PROOF"  YOU SAY  When Told Thai Nervous Exhaustion and, Prostration Are Thsfoughly Cured By  r. Chase's Merve Food-  MR. EDWARD BOUSQUETV  PE-RU-NA SCORES  Another  Triumph  in Canada.  ' Prositlent Edward Bousquet Lauds in  ' Glowing    Words  Mr. Edward ljousquet, 2<18 a Panet  stieet, Montreal, Can., president of  Harbor's International Union, Local  455, writes:  "For .several years T have suffered  from catarrh. I tried many remedies  with little or no remits.   .*-  "I was advised by a, friend to try  Peruna, and ������������������*:cer using a few bottles,  I am mneli "lioved.  "I belii'vo Peruna to be the greatest  known e-tarrh remedy of the age. 1  ycheprf illy .recommend Peruna for ca-  tari'i."  The truthfulness of Mi\ Bousquet's  statements cannot bo questioned. He  has given a clear and frank recital of  his experience with chronic catarrh,  and how Peruna helped him when all  other, remedies -failed.     '  ���������  The Usual Work.  It seemed to Bobby that there was  uo end to the advice and Instructions  his mother gave him when he was  starting off with his father for a  week's trip. < <  "Now I want to be sure you have  everything you need," she said, opening his bag in splto of his assuranc-aa  that It held all a .boy could possibly  require. "Why, Bobby, where Is your  hairbrush?   You were forgetting It."  "No, mother, I wasn't forgetting it."  said Bobby, looking desperate. "I  thought you said I was going on a vacation."���������Youth's Companion.  What is* more discouraging and disheartening than trying to"-* cure nervous exhaustion and prostration by  means of ordinal j** treatments' , Because", you do not look sick and,are  not suffering great pain, and "Because  they cannot "realize your feelings of  weakness, helplessness and discouragement, your friends fail to show  much sympathy for you, and most  doctors are simply helpless in the face  of exhausted nerves  . '*   ".'  Of course you need not expect Dr,  Chase's Nerve Food?to work a miracle and cure you in a day or week  but "you can be absolutely, sure that  you will be benefited to at least some  extent by every dose of this great-restorative that is taken into the system.  . The dreadful weakness and helplessness which makes' life miserable  to you and leads to all sorts of daik  foreboding.', will gradually and certainly give way to stiength and vigor  under this tieatment, headaches will  disappear, your appetite will improve, you will sleep nnd rest better,  nnd you will find that day by 'day  your nervous svstem is being built  up to health" and strength.  That Dr. Chase's Nerve Food is actually bringing about just such cures  is proven in thour-.cu.cfs of cases of  which records aie kept on file in these  offices,- The invigorating, upbuilding  influence of this great medicine will  surprise you if you will only persist'  in its use.  Mrs. W. R. Sutherland, St. Andrews, Man., writes:  '"In February, 1903, T was stiicken  with paralysis," fell helplessly on the  floor and had to be earned to bed.  The doctor" pronounced it n bad case  as I had no power in my tongue and  left leg. I lemained in that condition for six months without obtaining benefit from the *doctoi's prescriptions or other medicines.  "My husband advised me to try Dr.  Chase's Nerve Food and by the use  of this treatment all symptoms of the  disease disappeared. I can now talk  plainly, my leg is all right and I can  do my house work. ITow grateful I  am to be cured by so wonderful a  remedy." . -  Dr. Chase's Nerve Food, 50 cents a  box, G boxes for $2.50, at all dealers  or Edinimson, Bates & Co., Toronto.  THE RATTLER.  MAKE THIS UP AT HOME  MIX  IT YOURSELF  BY  SHAKING  INGREDIENTS  IN   BOTTLE  Tho Foot and Door Trick  In his book, "Woik in the Great-  Cities," the Bishop of London writes:  "You have often not only to learn  but to practise what may be described as the 'foot nnd door trick.' It is  iiiination to the boot, and sometimes  hints the toe; but it' consists in rapidly but quietly passsing the foot in  the moment the door is opened, in  order to secure at any rate, a few mill  Interesting   Change  Growells���������For neatly three months  the billing and cooing of the newly  married' pair in the adjoining, flat almost drove me to distraction.  Howells���������But  you   have   got   used  to it now, eh  - Growells���������No, but thoy have reached the quarreling stage, and I go  home early on purpose" to listen.���������  Chicago Ne..s. j  "Got a wireless message'today."  "That   so?"    asked   his interested  friend.    "What was it?:'  "A postal card."���������Philadelphia Public Ledger.  The efficacy of Bickle's Anti-Consumptive Syrup in curing coughs and  colds and ai isting inflammation of  the lungs, can be established by hundreds of testimonials from all sorts  and conditions of men. It is a standard remedy in these ailments-- and  all affections of the throat and lungs.  It is highly recommended by medicine vendors, because they know and  appreciate its value as a curative.  Try it.  "What's baby so pleased about,  Katie?"   asked  tho grandmother.  " Oh, his mamma and papa are  coming/"' replied Kate, the nurse.  "I don't see them, Katie!"  "Nor I, ma'am. But tlie baby's  nose is very keen. He smells the  automobile, ma'am ! " ��������� Yonkers  Statesman.  Hiked Up.  "For goodness' sake," exclaimed-the  boy's mother, "what are you complaining about? ��������� You wanted reg'lar suspender pants an' now you've get 'em  you ain't satisfied."  "I know, mom," protested the boy,  "but I'm kinder 'fraid they're too tight  under the arms."���������Catholic Standard  and Times.  Under tho Sea Telegraphy.  There Is more Catarrh in this c*>������'!������- of  the country than all other diseases put  together, and until the last few years  was supposed to be incurable. For a great  many years dootors pronounced it a local  disease and prescribed local remedies, and  by constantly failing to cure with local  treatment, pronounced it incurable  Science has proven catarrh to h������ ���������* constitutional disease and therefore requires  constitutional treatment. "Tail's Oatrvrrh  Oure, manufacure^* by P. J. Cheney 4  Co., Toledo, Ohio, is the onlv constitutional cure on the market. It *��������������� ������������*fpn  internally' in doses from ton drops to a  teaspoonful. It acts directly on the blood  and mucous surfaces of the system. They  offer one hundred dollars for any case  it fails to cure. Send for clrcii'**-** and  testimonials.       . ,  'Address: P. J. CHENEY 4 CO.. Toledo, O  Bold  by Drueftists, 75c.  Take Hall's Family Fills for constipation.  Toronto Newspapers Say Hundreds of  People Will Welcome This Advice if Only Partly True  What will. appear very interesting  to many people here is the article ta-1 utcs parley." As to what may happen  ken from a Toronto'daily paper, giv-jhe writes:���������"After long hesitation it  ing a simple presciiption as formu-'will be opened by a little girl about  lated by a noted authority, who half a foot, and then you will hear a  claims that lie,lias .found a positive distant voice fiom the washtub in the  remedy to cure almost any ca������e of iear, 'Well, Sally, who is it?' Then  backache or kidney or bladder de-1 Sally will answer at the top of her  rangement, in the following simple' voice, 'Please mother, it's religion.'  presciiption, if taken before the stage "You will requiie all your presence of  of Bright's disease:      .     . mind to cope with that."     The time  Fluid   Extract   Dandelion,   one-half  came, however, when every dooi was  ounce'; Compound Kaigon, one ounce;  tin own  wide  open to  welcome  "our  It Rarely Sounds Its Note of Warning  Until Attacked.  Contrary to the general belief, the  rattler rarely gives its characteristic  note of warning until actually attacked. In fact, the sharp, vibrant ring of  its terminal appendage Is probably designed more to assist'this very slug^  gtsh serpent to obtain Its food than to  sound defiance or warning. * In the  first place, serpents possess but thb  most rudimentary traces of auditory  apparatus and are practically deaf, the  deficiency In the sense of *hea.rlng being compensated for' by an extreme  sensitiveness of feeling which makes  them aware of the approach of moving ,-  objects Ji>.v the vlbratiop of the ground.  Hunters, treading cautiously upon a  soft carpet of moss "or leaves to avoid  alarming game, "'will often-step close  to or over a rattler without disturbing  It or receiving warning, nnd while  many, snakes are seen and killed by  them It is probable that a far greater  number are passed by unnoticed. All  snakes are timid and would rajher run  than fight, and the'rattler is not Inviting certain destruction by advertising  its whereabouts In the brush.���������Francis  Metcalfe In Outing Magazine.  "-V'i   ,i<%  That a satisfactory cup-drawing bosulft ssijusft,  of necessity depend upon the quality used., "','-  CEYLON GREEN TEA , .     ,  Is Absolutely Pure.    Lead Packets Only.    40c,' 50o and  OOo  Per Lb.   Highest Award. St. Louis, 1904.  IMMENSE TIMBER AREAS  From Mrs. Diver to Mr. Diver: "Come  home early. Baby's -'cut a tooth."���������  Sketch.  Fat Pie.  ' Impecunious'Count���������Ah, but. duke,  ze father of ze-American girl'is one  Immensely wealthy man. '  Pe-'dbroko Duke ��������� lteally. count!  Then I suppose you intend to lean .on  him after the marriage?  Impecunious Count������������������Lean on him!  How ridiculous! I intpntf to fatten on  him.  Compound Syrup Sarsaparilla, thiee  ounces. Shake well in a bottle and  take in teaspoonful doses after each  meal and again at bedtime.  A well'known druggist, when asked  regarding this prescription, stated  that the ingredients are all harmless,  and can be obtained at a small cost  from any good presciiption phaimacy  or the mixture*, would be put up if  asked to do so. He further stated  that while this prescription is often  prescribed in rheumatic afflictions  with splendid results, he could see  no reason why -it would not be a  splendid remedy for kidney and urinary troubles and backache, as .it has  a peculiar action upon the kidney  structure; cleansing these most important organs and helping them to  sift and filter from the blood the foul  acids and waste matter which cause  sickness and suffering. Eeadeis, who  suffer, can make no mistake in giving it a trial.  "Is that young woman an authored?" N ���������     '  "No " answered the man who dislikes affected forms ,of speech; she  is a newspaper reporteress."���������Washington Star.  Minard's Liniment Cures Distemper.  x,  There is a western politician, now  serving his state in the halls of Congress, who is well known for his disinclination to admit that he is ill,  'as well ns for his circumlocutory  -method of expression.  One day a friend asked after tlie  great man's health.  "Thomas," said the conservative  representative cautiously, "I .am not  well, but I nm better than I was when  I was worse than I am now."���������Lip-  pincott's. -���������''.;..'���������  , Haste.  "'What do you think of the fashion In  women's hats?" Inquired the storekeeper.'   ,  "They are typical of the rapid pace  we aro hitting." answered the customer. "Heretofore a hat had to go"but of  style before it looked so very funny."���������  Washington Star.  From time immemorial there had  been a law in Applegate, county Warwick, England, to the effect that the  Mayor had the best of everything' in  town, and, for instance, if one should  say he had the best coat, in the place  he must add the words: "Except the  Mayor."  One day a stranger came to Apple-  gate and had dinner there at the inn.  After paying his bill he said to the  landlord: "I've had the best dinner  in the country."  The Landlord���������Except the Mayor.  The Stranger���������Except nothing!  As a result the tourist was called  before the Magistrate and fined $10  for his breaking of the laws of the  place. When the man had paid his  fine.he looked around him and said,  slowly: "I'm the biggest fool in town,  except the Mavor."���������Harper's (7\Veek-  Bishop."���������London Christian Globe.  Give Holloway's Corn Cine a trial.  It has lemoved ten corns from one  pair of feet without--any pain. What  it lias done once it will do again.  The Dog's Disposition  Tlie superintendent of streets in  Cleveland recently summoned to his  presence an Irish officei, to whom he  .said: "Tt is reported to me that there  is a dead dog in Hoiner Stieet. I  want you to see to its disposition."  "Yis, sorr," said the-suboidinate. In  half an hour the Irishman telephoned his chief as follows: "I have  made enquiries about the dog's disposition, and I find tha't it was, a  savage  one."���������Lippincott's Magazine.  Minard's Liniment Cures Colds, &c.  "Do you believe in higher pantheism?" asked Mis. Oldcastle.  "Well, no," replied her hostess as  she toyed with her diamond-studded  fan, "I can't say as I do, although  I can't see why some men wear them  so low they get all frazzled around  the bottom."���������Chicago Record-Herald.  Vice and Goodness.  The natures of all bprn in equal  station are notso widely varied as to  present extremes of vice and gdbdness  but by tho'effects of rarest and severest experience. .Beautiful fairies and  terrible gnomes do not standt by each'  infant's cradle sowing the nascent  mind with' tenderest graces or vilest  errors. The slow attrition of vicious  associations and law defying indulgences or the sudden impetus of some  terribly multiplied and social disaster  must* have worn away the susceptibility of conscience and self respect  nr dashed the mind from the height  of these down to the depths of despair n,nd recklessness before one of  ordinary life co'dd take counsel witb  ���������riolence and crime.  Nip Disease in the Bud.���������It is difficult to eradicate a disease after it  has become seated, therefore it is  wise to take any ailment in its initial stages and by such remedies as  -are sufficient, stop it in its course.  Cold is the commonest complaint ol  man, and when neglected leads ��������� to  serious results. Di. Thomas'"Eclec-  tric Oil will cure the'severest cold or  most violent cough.  Editor���������I am obliged to decline your'  poem with thanks. I am very sorry,  but   Poet���������But what?  Editor���������Tlie management insists upon my declining all poems that way,  you know.���������Pittsburg Leader.  ZAM-BUK'S WONDERFUL SUCCESS  HELP YOUR BABY  Tough Subject.  Elderly Customer���������Miss CIncy, when  you make thoso googoo eyes at a  young man jou generally fetch him.  don't you ?  Lunch Counter Girl (with* a killing  glance)���������Yes. and thc old o;ios, too, Mr.  Wellon.���������Chic.'.go Tribune.  Destroys  HairGefms  Recentdiscoveries have shown  that falling hair is caused by  germs at the roots of the hair.  Jherefore, to stop falling hair,  you must first completely destroy these germs. Ayer'sHair  Vigor, new improved formula,  .will certainly do this. Then  leave the rest to nature.  Does not change the color ef the half.  -formula withaMh bottle  m     Show II to your  dootoj  Aik him about It,  thtn do M h������ Mjri  Recent discoveries have also proved thut  dandruff is caused by germs on the scalp.  Therefore, to cure dandruff, Ihe first thing  to do is to completely destroy these dandruff germs. Here, the same Ayer's Hair  Vigor will give the same splendid results.  ������������������Made Inr Csj 3.0. Art* Co* X#*nU, ���������r-Utav-**';  Succeeded.  New Contributor���������I .try to write with  a free, unhampered style.  Hdltor (looking over his manuscript)  ���������Weill, ���������ou succeed. I never saw anything quite m> mu'riiiticeiitly Independent ol* the rules of grammar as this Is.  -Minneapolis Journal. '  Caught.   \  "Miss Pausay.".said fl-tllcy in a burst  of eoui'denee. "1 admit. I'm itn odd  man.   I'd like to lx> different"���������  "Oh. Mr. 'Galley, this is so Miiddeu'"  she -cried,' for she. too. was odd nnd  loiigei* to lie even.���������Philadelphia 'Press.  Jap's Fight With a Ti/zer  A plucky J"apanese lies in the Muar  Hospital, Singapore, suffering from  wounds received from a tiger, which  he "had attacked with an iion bar in  an attempt to save another coolie  who was being carried off by the  brute.   He is not expected to live.  The tiger got away with his prey.���������  S'ngapore Free Press.  Minard's Liniment Cures Garget in  Cows.  No mother can expect her little  ones to escape all the minor ail-  merits of childhood, but she can be  reasonably sure that her child will be  healthy if she gives it an occasional  dose of Baby's Own Tablets. And  she can feel absolutely safe in giving this medicine, as she has the  guarantee of a government analyst  that it contains no opiate or poisonous soothing stuff. Mrs. Una Cress-  man, New Hamburg, Ont., says:���������  "I have used Baby's Own Tablets  for stomach tioubles nnd constipation with the greatest success. I always feel safe when I have a box of  Tablets in the house." Sold by all  medicine dealeis or by mail at 25  cents a box from The Dr. Williams  Medicine Co., Brockville. Ont.  The following remarkable cures are convincing proof that Zam-Buk is the moat  wonderful skin cure known. Zam-Buli  succeeds when all else fails, and no home  is complete without it.  ECZEMA. 25 long years Mr. T. M.  Marsh, 101 Delorimier Ave., Montreal,  wore gloves day 'and night���������his hands  were so bad with Eczema. Five doctors,  failed to cure him, but Zam-Buk triumph  ed.   Ask him about it.  CHRONIC ULCERS. 40 years' suffering  from Ulcers which covered her body made  Mrs. Jane Beers of L'Orignal (Ont.) Ion?  for death. A few weeks' trial of Zam-Buk  brought complete restoration. If you suffered like Mrs. Beers and received such a  wonderful healing, you too would say a������  she did: "The, like of Zam-Buk has not  boon seen since the Great Kcaler left the  earth."  50 cents a box of all druggists and  stores, or Dost paid on -receipt of price  from Zam-Buk Co., Toronto.  3 boxes $1.25  "Harold," she murmured in his  ear, "mamma says I mustn't encourage you to come here so often, and I  have to do as she tells me, of course,  but you don't need any encourage'  ment���������do you, dear?"���������Chicago Tribune.  Jones���������So you're an automobile  crank, eh? Have you broken any re-  ords?  Shuffer���������Nope;- but I'm getting  there.   I've broken three machines!  Avoiding Unlucky Thirteen.  He wita ou trim for bigamy.  "Wlnit." (juerieil the '.India*, "ever In-  .luced you to marry fourteen wives*?"  ".Supcrst'llon. your honor.".. replVd  the primmer. "I consider' tlilrteeu uu  unlucky nuMl>er."-lH,fi'olt Tribune.  Making It Evon.  "There Is s'-.'-tiiiirli water. In this  stock." voinphilnnd the unwary Investor.   ���������'. .-"_* ,n   '  "But." remonstrated tlie l-roker, "look  at the amount of whlno>ln -the'stock*  holders,"-H"'������iinore American.  Wanted His Money's Worth.  "Ilave you any choice us to tho wedding raffrch';" asked the church organist.  "Tlie wedding march?" echoed the  father of the bride.  "l'es; tho march that Is pluyl-d when  tho brlduL procession moves down the  aisle. Which one would you prefer���������  Mendelssohn's or tho march from  ������������������Lohengrin?"*  "Any difference In the expense"*"  "Ob. no!" '  '���������'Then play tho ono that's the longest"  . _....���������.       ��������� ,  I was cured of a severe cold by  MINARD'S LINIMENT.  Oxford, N. S.        R. P. HEWSON.  I was cured of a terrible sprain by  MINARD'S LINIMENT.  ��������� '���������������������������������������������- FRED COULSON,  Yarmouth, N. S. Y.A.A.C.  I was cured of Black Erysipelas by  MINARD'S  LINIMENT.  Inglesvillo. J. W. RU.GGLES.  A Franklin Relic.  People of all "persuasions," says the  London Chronicle, will regret to hear  that the old Sardinian chapel off Lincoln's Inn Fields is, after all, to be demolished. It had remained stnndiug  when so many surrounding buildings  had been swept awaj* in the making-of  Kingsway that one bad hoped it would  be spared the general fate. Little remains, of the original chapel of 1648,  for in the "no popery" riots of 1789  the fury"of the rabble selected It for  especial Injury, so as to necessitate an  almost entire rebuilding. Just opposite,  in 1725, when he was a journeyman  printer, lodged Benjamin Franklin with  a Roman Catholic widow and her  daughter���������a very uncommon sort of  printer, as his fellow workmen in Great  Wild street thought, for among the fifty or so employed in Mr. Watt's office,  beer drinkers all, Franklin stood out as  the one water drinker���������teetotaler was a  word not known till nearly a century  later.  A Successful" Medicine.���������Everyone  wishes to be successful in any undertaking in which he may engage. It  is therefore, extremely gratifying to  the proprietors of Parmelee's Vegetable Pills to know that their efforts  to comgourM a medicine which would  prove a"' blessing to mankind have  been successful beyond their expectations. The indorsation of these pills  by the public is a guarantee that a  pill has been produced which will fulfil everything claimed for it.  Auntie���������I notice your dolly doesn't  cry "Mamma" when she is squeezed  now. She did when I Jbought her for  you.  Niece���������No, auntie; but you forget  this is her second season out.���������London Opinion. j  Itch, Mange, Prairie Scratches and  every form of contagious Itch on human or animals cured in 30 minutes  by  WolforH's Sanitary   Lotion.  "Professor,"  said   a senior,,trying ,  to be pathetic at parting, "I am indebted to you for all I know." -  "Pray, don't mention such a trifle," was the reply.���������Christian Advocate. ,  Prices Reduced,  Quality the same  Windsor Salt is actually  cheaper than inferior imported  salt, which is being-sold  throughout the west. Windsor  Salt is absolutely pure.   It  requires  less  to properly  season food���������goes farther���������  thus is more economical.  You save money by  us������ag 1MW  We Guarantee  to cure your cough or cold  Modest   rtequest.  Sandy Pikes- Ijidy. could ycr help :  poor mau dat has just found a sauijil*  package of indigestion tablets?  Lady���������How can I help you?  Sandy Pikes- Why. you can give mt  a good solid meal of rich foods, so I  can get de indlm-stlnii and try* de tab  lets.���������Detroit Tribune.  No-'ifs-'or-'buts"���������just a  straight statement-Shiloh's  Cure will cure your cough  or cold and do it quicker  than anything you  ever tried, or your druggist  will return the purchase  price. Get a bottle to-day,  and cure that cough or cold.  Shiloh'  s  cures colds  and coughs  Shllob's Cure is a safe and sure  cough and cold medicine for  children. It has been effecting  cures for 34 years. All drug-  giata���������35c,, 50c, and $1.00,  .-'Alfred's'Inference..--.  "1 see that a man In Kansas has applied for .a patent, on a spunking machine be bus Invented." cuuckle3 Mr.  Flitchers. looking ijp from tils paper.  "Did he have to Invent one. papa."  asks little Alfred, "because there aren't  any more women like mamma?"���������Success Maenzln������    Large   Tracts   of   Land  Set  Aside   in  Western Provinces as Permanent  Forest Reserves  By the "Dominion Forest Eeserves  Act" of 190C a number of tiacts of  wooded country throughout Manitoba,  Saskatchewan and Alberta were set  aside as peimanent forest reserves.  Of these a number had previously  been set in-ide by order-in-counpil  the area of some were, however, lessened,*" while a few new 'ones were  added. The total areas now so reserved in the different provinces are as  follows: Manitoba, 3,575 miles; Saskatchewan, 740 square miles; Alberta,  18G square miles; British Columbia,  890 squaie miles.  In Manitoba there have been set  apait bix reset ves. Tlie laigest of  these is the Riding Mountain Forest  "Reserve with an area of 1,535 squuie  miles. A short distance lo the noith  is the Duck Mountain Forest Reserve  compiising some 1,250 square miles;  and to the north-west of this reserve  is Porcupine Foiest "Reserve No. 1,  with an aiea of nearly 325 square  miles. West of Lake Manitoba is the  Lake Manitoba West Foiest Reserve  tlie area of which is nearly 250 square  miles. Pait, of the area covered by  the Turtle Mountains is included in  the Tuitle Mountain Reserve, with  an aiea of nearly 110 square miles. A  part' of the sand hill country southeast of_ Brandon has also been set  apart as a foiest leserve, and within  this expeiimental work in foiest  planting has been done;-the area of  the Sprucewoods Forest Reserve, as  it is called, is 'HO square miles.  In Saskatchewan there are four reset ves. Of these Porcupine Reserve  No. 2, the laigest, adjoins Poicupine  Reserve No.'l; it has an aiea of 360  squaie miles. Tn the Moose Mountain  district, 1101 th of Areola, the Moose  Mountain Foiest Reserve, of some 160  .square miles in area, has been created. The Beaver Hills Foiest Reserve  in the Beaver Hills, west of Yorkton.  covers two townships (ranges 9 and  10, Township 26); area,* 72 sqnare  miles. ' South-east of Prince Albert is  "The Pines" Forest Reserve, covering 145 square miles.  In Alberta there are but three reserves. The largest is the Cooking  Lake Forest Reseive, east of Edmonton; its area is 114 square miles.  Right down in the south-east cornei  of the province, having the international boundary line as its southern  limit, while its western limit is three  miles'east'of the fifth meridian, a  township and a half of land has been  formed into the Kootenay Lakes Forest Reserve. Another small reserve,  the Cypress Hills Forest Reserve,  consists of half a township (the south  half of Township 8, Range 3, west of  the fouith meridian).  All the forest reserves in Biitish  Columbia are within the railway'belt,  i. e. the strip of country twenty miles  on each side of the C.P.R.. ceded by  the province to the Dominion. These  reserves aie eight in number. The  names and areas are as follows:  r.ong' Lake Forest Reserve, a short  distance south-west of Kamloops, 190  square miles; Monte Hills Foiest  Reserve, a few miles east of the Long  Lake reserve, area 106 square miles;  Martin Mountain Forest Reserve, a  small tract of 18 square miles lying  just west of Bolean River; Niskon-  lith Forest Reserve, lying west of  Lake Niskonlith, with an area of j  about 125 squaie miles; Tranquille  Forest Reserve, an aiea of 149 square}  miles in the Tranquille plateau,.noith  east of Kamloops Lake; Hat Creek  Forest Reserve, around the headwaters of Hat Creek, with an aiea of  206 square miles; Donald Forest Reseive, adjoining the C.P.R. on the  north and east sides for some distance on each side of Donald. 72  square miles in extent, and tlie Larch  Hills Forest Reserve, lying between  Salmon Arm and Mara Lake and having an area of about 25 square miles.  A woman likes to see a man unhappy, for then she knows what to  do.  A Nice Calculation.  A, Flemish gentleman conceived'tho.  Idea that-he would only Ilvc,a certain'  time, so he made a-nice calculation of',  his'fortune, which he so apportioned'1  ns to lijst Just the same'peridiJ as ho t  guessed   his   life   would   extent'   to.  Strangely    enough,    his    calculations  came correct' to the letter," for he died'  punctually  at the time he had  previously reckoned.    He had so far ex- '"  bausted his estate that after his debts  had been discharged a solitary pair of  slippers  represented   the  entire  prop*,  erty he left.   Ilis relatives burled him,'  and  a  representation   of  the  slippers  was carved on the tomb.   Today Jn a  churchyard  at   Amsterdam  his grave  may be seen, the only Inscription on  the' stone  being  two  Flemish words,  "Effen Xyt" (i. e., "Exactly**!.  . Sure Thing.  "Do you believe any of the plant or  arboreal kingdom would stick to man  If given the choice?"  "1 think the dogwood."���������Baltimore  American. J  Jutt one roof in 0l*AluxT*rtD in irrntlnj-r  to be good for 25 }aar������ and is raallygood for  a hundred.   That's a root of  "OSHAWA"  GALVANIZED.  STEEL SHINGLES  Put them on yourself���������common sensa and a  hammer and snips doss it. The ^building*  they cover is proof against lightning, fire,  wind, rain and snow. They cost less because  they're made better, and of better material.  Write us and learn about ROOFING  RIGHT.   Address soj  The PEDLAR People %������  Oj&awa jtatreol OlUn Toronto London IVIzmlpcg  SBato-oi--s  Nurses'  and  Mothers' Treasure  ���������safest regulator for baby. Prevents  colic and vomiting���������gives healthful rest  ���������cures diarrhoea without the harmful  effects of medicines containing opium  or other injurious drugs.  CtirCS        25c*-ot drug-stores.  . Natlona 1 Drug & Chem-  DiarrhoealcaLt;!^i,edi!  Montreal.  m1*  Silk Manufacture.  From all accounts silk manufacture  originated In China. Chinese tradition  has It that the Emperor Fob LI taught  bla people the art of cultivating the  silkworm as early as 5000 B. a Spain,  was the first" European country to receive the silkworms, the Arab conquerors Introducing them about the tenth  century, probably from their home on  the borders of Persia. The foundation  of the silk Industry In Franco dates  from the year 1510. when Francis 1.  Imported silk workers from Milan.  The Baby's Fault '  Nursemaid���������I'm going to leave, mum,  Mistress ��������� Why, what's the matter!'  Don't you like the baby? Nureemald���������  Yes'm, but he Is that afraid of a police-wan that I can't get near one.���������  London Tatler.  ���������*I tell yoa. Ha'am, you ought to km  SI George's  Baking Powder  If only for the reason that tt ii whole,  some and healthful."  "The knowledge that yoa are NOT  eating alum, lime, ammonia and add in  ���������roar food���������should count for a great deal."  "ST. GEORGE'S is made 0f99.ee*! pure  Cream of Tartar."  Try It  Writ*far frtt copy c/cur new Cook-Soot.  National Drug & Chemical Co. of  Canada limited, Montreal.       ta  ������������������  His Absentmlndednea*.  Professor (after dinner, looking at  his empty plato In a rage)-There,  wo've bad spinach and egg again!  You know perfectly well, Amelia, that  I can't cat Hi    .     .  COLLARS  No chemicals   are used to  ���������whiten Tooke Collars.  , *'Colonial" Collars (here  lllnstrated)  sell   for  15c.  "  each,   a- for  25c.  Slztn 14 to 18.  ���������Wj-htitf.  StsAWs  Ussta-lokable  Dstkrwear  for Woraca  is a luxury, /as well as  a winter necessity.  It holds its shape with  unr/rinkled grace ��������� and  alwajrs fits perfectly,  because it is absolutely  unshrinkable.  Stanfield's Underwear  comes in 3 winter weighty  ���������and all sizes ��������� from aa  to 70 inch bust measure.  At all dealer's. -  146  -*.'.'!';  ���������.'������������������',  W.   N,   I/.   No.   664.  SMBa-^ THE    LEDGE,    GREENWOOD,  BRITISH  COLUMBIA.  hTS  AUDITOR'S STATEMENT FOR THE YEAR ENDING 1907  Receipts'and Expenditure Account, January 1st to December 81st,., 1907.  Jrin. r, igoS.                     Ki'.CKii'TS.  To i-asli on baud, general ���������*>  Sinking Fund..  Taxes paid i8gS-iyo6   Taxes paid 1907   3.003  8,464  3.726  S.S19  7*  92'  69  63  511,468 63     ���������  12,546 32  4.37  16  10 50  5.428 20  478 26  1,085 00  4.600 00  206 00  74 00  So 00  1,177  '0  230 00  236 73  2,500 00  2,310 14  Interest ou arreuis of taxes   Water consumers   I'ol'ce department   l.icinor licenses   Dog tax   ^<  Govuniineiit grant for school*....  Water connections   Interest  allowed   by   Hank   011  Loan from Hank of iloutieal....  Dec. 31.    To overdiaft   iu cuncut  account, llauk of Montreal   ���������������������������.'2,86s 06  KXI'KNIU'I'URI'H.  By street improvement $  Fire Department, capital act  80 75  Fire Department, fly-Law 119...     r.ooo 00  Purchase of stable and lot   Additions to municipal building  Water works maintenance .-..  Fire department maintenance...  General expense and donations.  Oflice expense   Legal expense   Charity   Street repairs and maintenance.  Fire and light, city hall '  Board of health ,..  ''Advertising and stationery   Street lighting .'.   Street sprinkling....:   Mayor and aldermnnic iiideui-  indemnity....-   School expense   Taxes refunded /   Debenture   interest,    including  iiiieieston hypothecation loan..  Interest and discount   Additions to  cemetery,   laying  system '.   Additions lo waterworks   Additions to "     by-law 114  34 60  1 0S0 75  123 66.  '155 00  824 25  3.300 3r  ������9������ 15  1,560 00  723 30  106 40  i,oSo 02  201 35  533 "c  264 20  1,500 00  3 00  S52 10  3,45* 42  1*1 S5  5.452  137  2.53'   15  1,665 W)  Additions to school building  Bank of "Montreal", paid oil*  potliecation account   Cash ou liaiifl, general.  824 00  Cash on hand, sinking fund   10,838  367  .l.inO  1,340  3,000 00  11,662 75  Is published every Thursday at Greenwood, :B. C-, and the price is $i a year,  postage'free to all parts of Canada, United  States, Mexico and Great Britain. To  other countries it is sent postpaid for  $?.$o a year. Addtess all letters to The  Ledge, Greenwood, If. C,      *   a  R. T. LOWERY,  PUBLISHER.  GREENWOOD  13.   C, JAN.  .'0,  1908.  The law is not always enforced  against the man who has a feather  in his hat.  Wiiisi'Eits from Ottawa say tliat  there is some graft mixed in with  the tnorter of the new mint building.  42  $.J2S6S 06  Ccrtiflad as pait of my report, dated January 8th, lyoS.    W. 15. HODGES, Auditor,  General Revenue Account, January 1st to December 31st, 1907.  To Street sprinkling ;  Fire Department maintenance. .  General expense   Oilice expense   Legal Expense   Clt-.rity   Street maintenance and  repairs  Fire ami light, citv hall   Hoard of Health..."   Street lighting   School   expense   Adveitisiiig aud stationery   Interest and discount   Indemnity to "Mayor and Aldermen   Account credited   water   works  for Anaconda hydrants   Debenture interest, including  in Iciest on hypothecation loan..  Amount to be set aside for Sinking Fund, including interest as  per By-Law   Depreciation:  Isolation Hospital, loper cent  Street improvements, 5 "  Municipal buildings, 10 ���������'  255  OO  3.623  31  965  03  1,580  00  723  30  ro6  40  1,892  02  201  35  OOO  00  1,500  00  2,ESo  32  264  20  14r  35  7S2  00  150  00  5,452  03  5,077  Bonus account,  Cemetery,  Fire Department  City Baud,  School  Building  City Map,  Ambiilauoe,  10  5  10  10  5  10  10 '  51 8S  2,515 70  568   iu  710 00  i-������������������S 45  372 70  14 74  524 5S  37 52  81 71  5.025 44  >30,452 05  By total amount of taxes collectable as per tax roll, 1907 ������[5.698 30  Less discount  to persons   who  paid prior lo October 3 rst         72S 62  Interest on taxes   Interest allowed   by   Bank   on  Sinking Fund ������������������   Trades licenses   Liquor licenses   Dog tax   Road tax   Police department   Water works account: ,  Gross revenue from consumers     4.765 45  ��������� 1'lus amount credited for use  of hydrants, and amount  charged school       1,554 00  . 0,319 v45  Less 5 per cent,   depreciation  written off      2,260 35  \  -  Balance to be deducted from  .surplus, "beiugexcess of expense  and depreciation over revenue  for the vear   14,969 6S  437 '6  23O 75  ��������� 1,085'00  4,600 00  206 00  74 00  458 26  Thk government of every country is a pauper.' Without the  money of the people it could not  exist.  r\ government affairs Japan lias  1* Diet, but Canada has a lunch for  those with their hands in the sack  at Ottawa.  Tins authorities should see that  all theatres, halls and hotels are  provided with suitable lire exits  and escapes.  Tun high price of real estate in  Vancouver is already forcing the  poorer citizens to seek a residence  in tenement and apartment buildings.  Tins publication of such stuff ns  the Thaw trial in the newspapers  does no good and helps to blaze a  trail to Gehenna for young and innocent minds.  ' AMONG THE CURLE RS.  .'Ij'ollowing is  rpstilt of-play  date,for Warren cup :  Bishop..: 18    Frith ;.  Bishop 1,;...... 12   'Birnie ...'. .-...'  Bishop '. 15   Boattio.' , ���������  f>  Hcattie....'..'���������'....10   Warren  0  Birnie ��������� 1G   Beattie  0  Dill....'. '...14   Johnson :.. 0  Pill .,.,    l:i   Birnie   5  Dill 15   McCutcheon ....- T  Johnson 15   McCutcheon.  in  Frith   1������,  Frith   ..12  Frith:   ..15  Frith   ..1-2  Krilli   ..18  McCrcath. ...  ..Mi  McCrtiiith   . ..18  MeCreath   ..14  McCroatli..:.  .. 12  McCutcheon .  .. 15  McCu-cheon..  ...IS  McCiitchuou .  ..12  McDonald. ...  ..11  McDonald..'..  ..IL  11  ..  !)  Mc.M vnn..'   II  McMvnn   ..LI  McMvnu>   ..IS  McAIyini   .. Iii  Warren   ..15  Warren   ..  7  WinriMi   ..1:1  S1\\.NIMN(*.  Buattio  7  Birnie .' 10  Baattio.  Johnson.  Warren.  McMvnu  ' Dill.'"....  Frith. ..  Beattie  McCutcheon  McDonali  McDonald  Birnie ,."..  JSishop IL  Warren.  Johnson  Dil  Rishop  .McDonald  BiMlCtid ...  JnhiiMi.i.','  liiniic  Bishop  Birnie, .  McCrcat  Ul'   14 INK.*  Mc.Mn  won. r.osr.   ' . ...     5 , l>  McCnwth '   5 1  Frflli      5 -2  Dill ,   ...... *.    \| 2  Me-Uutch'iOii       rt :3  Warren      ;��������� ���������*_  McDonald       3 ft!  Bishop      8 3  Johnson      'J 1  Beattie       L 5  Birnie       I 0  I'RS.S  COMi'l'TITlON.  Spence.'. 14   .*';i-uil;iii  S  Biiiiplics*electricity/for. Power, Light,*Pleating;  and Ventilation. ' Power. Furnished'-'to mines  for hoisting- and air-compressor plants,'with a  guarantee that tho service will be continuous;  Get our' rates beforc.completing your estimates  4,32610  wo.452 ������5  Certified as part of my report, dated January Sth, 190S.  W. B. HODGES, Auditor.  Board of School Trustees, Receipts and-.-Expenditure Account  January 1st to December 81st, 1907*,  UECKIl'TS.  To Government grant...  Citv of Greenwood....  1,177 to  3,620 74  KXI'H.vniTL-KKS.  54.797 84  By Salaries   I'"uel .'   Stationery '   Repairs   Library   Sundries   .Secretary's salary   Additions to building...  Additions to furniture.  ?2  ,940  00  129  12  26  .So  296  7������  5  25  13  t*s  40  00  1,  '75  00  171  42  ?4  797  S4        Certified as part of my report, dated January 8th,  190S.    W. K.    HODGES, Auditor.  Balance Sheet, December 31st, 1907.  UAIIIMTU'S.  Debentures outstanding   Debentures hypothecated to the  Rank of Montreal and still held  by them as security for overdraft as per contra   Bank of Montreal hypothecation  account 5 5>������oo oo  Bank of Montreal lo;.n account     2,500 00  Bank of Montreal current account   2,310 14  Accrued interest on above  15 00  Sundry creditors���������  December salaries         530 00  Mayor and alderiuanic  indemnity        772 75  Debenture   interest accrued,1 but  not payable till.due   Surplus "account  3I.55S 37  Plus sinking fund reservation account,    being   amount    which   ���������  .should be at the credit of the  sinking fund as per by-laws  3r,S35 S6  > S4,ooo 00  5.000 00  9.S25 M  2,654  63  394  23  5  166  176  62  ASSIvTS,  Cash on hand, general   Sinking Fund account, gaiss  amount, including interest deposited since incorporation  ^30,048 32  Less withdrawn for redemption of  debentures    19,709 57  Taxes in arrears, 1S9S to 1906    12,868 u  Taxes in arrears, 1907     6,15005  .Sundry persons for water rent   Unexpired insurance   Tax Sale account   Water works   Citj  map   Street improvements :   Cemetery :   Isolation hospital   Fire department   Municipal buildings   City band   Bonus account  *  Ambulance   Sundry property   School building   Debentures held by  bank as per  contra   T have audited the books and vouchers for the City;of Greenwood for the year 1!X)7, and T certify  that the above Balance Sheet is correct and exhibits the true financial position of the City at December  'list, 1907. .;���������'.��������� W.H.HODGES,  January 1st, 100S. Chartered Accountant, Auditor.  Jaiwxi'si- papers are still going  through the mails in Canada. Not-  having any 'pictures in them, Lc-  inieux does not know what they  are saying about him.  Tin-; Boer war did   not  help Johannes-berg to  an}*  exrcivL    That  city,   one  of  the greatest  mining  1,059 |0  camps in the world,   is  slowly dying for lack of business.  It is just lioS years today since  Charles! had his head cut oft' with  an axe iu England. J n those days  kings were not as safe and probably not as good as they are at the  present time.  Tn k society women of New York  are becoming more dissipated every  year, and many of them are a disgrace to their sex. This i.s partly  the effect of having too much  money and not/enough to do.  In reply to a correspondent we,  will say that elephants, boilers,  electric hoists, circular saws, boxcars, pea-soup and several other  articles are not allowed to bo sent  through the mails in Canada.  Fiio.m a Siamese newspaper:  " The news of English we tell the  latest. "Writ"in perfectly style and  most earliest. Stall' lias each one  been to college, and write like the  Kippling and the Dickens. Buy  it.    Buy it."   In Toronto the grand jury recommended that newspapers publishing wild-cat mining stock advertisements be held responsible for  the results. The jury is a little  late, as ten years ago the people in  the cent licit lost .millions of dollars through the suggestive stock  ads in the Toronto dailies. These  people blamed British Columbia  for their losses, when they should  have turned upon their own newspapers in whose columns they read  the lying advertisements. The  great losses to Ontario" people during the Rossland boom of a decade  ago was mainly caused by the  newspapers of Toronto danglirg  golden bait before their greedy,  money-mad eyes. They swallowed  the bait and squealed wheu the  hook hurt, and some of them arc  still sobbing. A press that has no  regard for the welfare "of its patrons when there is money in sight-  for. fat ads does not deserve the  the support of '.honest people and  becomes an ally of the stock  thieves who will always, skin a  sucker when he gets in their game.  Ij-uuont.  SpOllC'!..  .IU  Drown   2  l.amoiit "... y  Regular weekly dances are given  every  hall.*  '"Yiday  evening  in   Eagles'  The C. P. Ii. has another steamer  building 011.the Clyde. It will run  between Victoria, Seattle and Vancouver and make 22 knots an  hour.  tt Q9eQZ������mQ^8<2^&9m������1>m<!m390QQOQQW90Q9QaQ0&90&9 ���������������������"  V"*-"**-'**. V'!a**-i  55   "ST "iiu,u*-j K,   Tf  <**������*V /���������***���������*>,  '4HRNS & '���������-���������������������������������������  ������  ������  .*- '"  ���������J    ������  Dealers,in-   '    - ���������      .'...*  I S Fi������esh and Salt JWeats,- pish and Pouitfiy"  to        Y? ��������� *      II     1TI**H **���������  g Shops in nearly all the towns, of Boundary and.  the Kootenay. ''   '       .-'���������--  o  ������  e-s^ts****!  0������9������������<-->&aO'^GQc8������t38'^  Tho Kootenay -Belle is the name  of a cigar that can be found in  nearly every town between the  blue Pacific and the wheat country.  .S24 00  IO.S3-*- 75  19,018 16  Thc editor of the Oroville, Gazette stepped out of his oilice for a  few minutes the other day. Upon  his return he found a fat, rooster  on his desk, which proves how  lucky j-ome editors are. After the  editor had eaten tin? chicken a  wonderful improvement was noticed in Oroville's greatest paper,  and it i.s to be hoped that many  roosters will find their way to his  desk. Chicken soup is -good . for  the upper stope.  St. Valentine's Day is on the  M th of February and J.L.Coles  has a stock of valentines for the  occasion. He has many kinds at  various prices.  Kemember the dance in Eagles'  hall, Greenwood, every Friday  evening. The admission is $1,  and ladies free. The music is excellent, and till who enjoy the  poetry of motion should remember  the date.  ������ps*^9'*������S������������-"'������e*'^e������*!ft^  &  &  SB "  0  l������  Pbbeniz   ��������� - B. fr  Is opposite tho Great Northern depot, and-is a delightful  haven for the weary traveler..   Great veins of hot water'  run through the entire house, and bathrooms are always  at the service of those in search of-material cleanliness.  Tho dining room is an enemy to "dyspepsia,   while  the  artistic appointment of the liquid refreshment room makes-  the, drinks go  down like eating fruit in a flour'garden.  The sample rooms are the largest in the mountains and'  a-pleasure to drummers with big trunks.  <1  i-j  ;."���������;'- JAS. MARSHALL,- Prop, s������  iJ-'&*'ft-3'*"'*0������^ ! *  'Ii  se;  -19*  00  1 bo  00  67  20  52.955  n  337  73  47.S3-1  3,"-">7  467  22  69  01  ���������1,435  5,267  132  2,840  14  92  6S  00  735 44  331 06  '1,313  45  5,000  00  5166,176 62  The B. C. legislature opened the  "Msion last Thursday. An extra  force of policemen were on hand,  but their services were , not required.     w$m  The Columbia cigar is made from  choice tobacco, and smokers should  look for it when in search of some-  thing.that.will. delight  the senses.  Moore's Cafe is in ' the Windsor  hotel, and open day and night.  Barney WilHams has bought out  George Hartley's interest in the  North Vancouver Express. This  will enable George to enjoy a well-  earned rest.  Kings Liqiiei* Scotcii Whiskey  S - "12. Years Ol'd  % J. W. Burmesters White Port.-  I .      Jas. Hennessy & Co's 3-Sfcar Brandy.  I GREENWOOD LIQUOR  CO.  I     IMPORTERS, GREENWOOD,'B.C.'  l^^^^^^^^^^^iZ^������^^&m^^9m9������^^S>e,.9������9699%Q^999  ^BHBBgaBBa'-B'^^  TIMBER   NOTICES.  31 IN Kit A I. ACT  Certificate of Improvements  NOTICK  "Liltlft rroinn'Fn-ct'ono"ahiI'''.*iittlc 1-Yn.nk"  Ml11cr.1l Clivlms, situate |in  the Greenwood  Minln'tf'Dlv'sion of Vale District.   WMre located:   In SltylitrkiCurnp oil I.lnd Creok,  TAKE NOTICE that I, Hydnoy M. Johnson,  'iii'tlii-r n.s rijrciit |for Josii'ih./. McDonoll, Freii  .Minor's Ortlllcnto No. Bl(Kl3-l."*lnt(!iiil.-iIxty days  from llni diiU; ln-'rt-of, to ripply to tin: Mining' Hot-order for 11 Gcrtllicnte of Improvements, for tho  purpose of olitiilnlnKa Crown Ornntlothe ubove  claim.  And iiu'tlmr tnl������: nol.ii-o that, iicllon, uiidor  peetlon .'17. niusthu t'ommeiiced  heforo the ls.su  iinoo of uiieh Certilleato of Improvements.  Dated thla 16th day of January, A. D. l'lOR.  ���������������������������SYDNEY M. JOHNSON.  "VVheu you want a monument or  headstone, write to the Kootenay  Marble Worka, Nelson, 13. C.  '  ���������*  NOTICE TO,' DELINQUENT  CO-OWNERS.     ".'���������.  LAND   ACT  Similkameen Land District.  DISTRrOT   Ol'   YAW".  TAKK NOTICE that Jame.-i Kd(?ii,rDriiniian,  of Midway. It C, ot-iMipatlon (,'itniinr, Intoiids  to apply lor 11 spei-liil iioil,er Heenrie over tliu  following ���������lo-M-rHni,' land.-*: .  fJoininenrliiH' nt a P0flt;it tho,North Jumt corner of Lot 2171, In 0roil'���������" T, Slmllkameon Dl-  vlMlonof Yalf Dintrlol, ui-eordliiK to theollk'lal  xiirvoy Ihci-i-of. thiimro wont WO i-Imllw, thoneo  norlh'liU'haliiM, (honi'o uuhI ISO chaln.i, thonue  noulh 10 chiiln*. to point, of (-ornmeiice-  ;ncnl and ronhiliiliuf Jiim-U'roM moro nrliu������,  iintod thi!-i������tl������day of Novcmihor, 1W)J.  JAMMS J'JDOAXi UBKNNAN.  To Mlna A-fiiM Andemon, anil ",**',��������� T   Smith.  or any other  porson or poraoiiH to whom  they may have transferred tholr Intnro.tts  In the CohimlMH Mineral ciiilm, nltuate in  Summit Camp, Jn tho Greenwood' M!nfii(r  Division of Ynlo Ulstrlet., ������inl recorded In  tho MlnliiK Heconler's office nt Oreenwood,  B.O.1  You, and each of yon, are hereby notified  that I havo oxponded tho sum of three hundred  1I0II11M (.moo'in labor and recordln-,' fees on  the   aliovo named minoral olulm in order to  hold the samo under the provisions of seetlon  iMof thc, Minoral Aut: and that if, within Wi  daj-n from the (laid of this notice, you fail or  rofu.so to  r-ontrihuti yonr proportion ,of the  aforesaid o-tpeiiditure���������Jllna Aunm Andorsnn  sevonty-llvo dollar.s (.���������/7ft.WJ, and W. T. Smith  fcvventy-llvo dolhiM (L'fl (*>)���������for tlie throe years  enrtin������f the.list day of May, 1IW, together with  allfcostnroffadvertlslnK-, your Interests in tlie  said ohilm will heeorno vostcd in tho niider-  slBned, under Hoc, 10/ tho Minoral Aot, A mend-  mont Aot, HlOO.  Dutod at Grterrwood, II. C, this Wth day of  Dccemhor, J1W7,  ���������ii JAMES P. CUNNINGHAM.  Letters are appearing in the  press condemning some real estate  men for unduly boosting H. 0.  fruit lands. Somebody must have  bought a pile of rocks "without first  seeing it. \  Sam Green was elected mayor of  Kaslo. The genial Pat ; Walsh  headed the poll for aldermen.  A coast paper says that J. M.  Harris of New Denver is ou a trip  to the rain, belt. This' is about the  limit if Johnnie has really moved  to the Lucerne and left his, bo-  loved Sandon.  It looks as though Ed, Atherton  might leave Sandon. Ho has sold  his big safe to J. L. ,Eetallaok.,  The Krao at Ainsworth is shut  down.  During December 058 tons of ore  from the Slocan were shipped  through Kaslo.  Early breakfasts and late suppers over ready.at Moore's Cafe.  A Sun*; temple has been -opened  in Vancouver.    There are no suatH  in it and the congregation si-iint on"  the rich carpet wliilo the services  are going on.    Any one iiinelling  of   whiskey   or carrying   tobacco  cannot get into the temple.    These  regulations save  the  i-arpet  from  being spattered with tobacco juic*.  and   prevent   any   chance'   of   a  drunken man from making a rough  house.   Those; attending the services must take off their shoes,'.although ' .there"' is    no    regulation  about thccoiidition of your so'eki".  The priest of this church  believe*-  iu   the   universal  brotherhood   of  man and thinks that exelusioimis  are  not   Christians   as  ho unchii'-  stands Christianity.    He does not  believe that the confession of a sin  to a priest is a means- of salvation,  and that no)ie but fanatics thought  that any one stict had a ���������mofiopoiy  in .'lending   sinners   to   God.    In  concluding his remarks the Sihk  priest said tnat his religion did not  involve an eternal hell.    No doubt  his   followers   think   tliey    have  enough of that iu  British  Colum:  hia, especially wlien  the thermometer.- drops do wu to   the lower  levels.      ���������   Job Printing at The Ledge.,  [.John n. Kail, oc-i-upatiun riinehiT, intend  to apply Tor a special llrtiii-o to cut anil t-air\  au-.iy timber from tin* fullowlni; descolbed  lauds, on Iiikmiii creek ni'.-ii- .Midway. II. (j.:  N'r>. 1. C.'ommeiicUiu' at a pi,-t planted 10  chalii*, north of llu> north i-iwt corner of Lot ill.*),  theui-o uuilIi ic-i diiiiiH, thciu-u wust liVi-liains,  thence south V������ chain.-), thence oast Id chains  to point of coninicMccincnt. ���������  December l.'ith, I!I07. '.   ��������� s ���������  No. s. 'CoiiinicneiiiK at it post pluutvil ���������'<>  chains north fioui the noith cast coriii-r of Lot  ���������-;';!,*,, thence north W chahis, thence vvcsl 10  chains, thetu-i* sr.uth n������i chains, thence last 10  chains, to point Mi'.vonimcneeineiit.  December 1:1th. 1H07;    .Vo. .1. CnniiiiuiiKfntr at a post planted "-in  cliiilns north fi-1111 ' the north west corner  of Lot KXIM. thence north m chains, tliencc cist  Mli-lialns. thence soulli'SO chains, thence west  SOcliaiiM tn point of commencement.  December Kith 1!������I7.  N'n. I. C'liiimcnchir at a poit iilantcd' pjo  cliahi*iiorth from tin, north west corner of Lot.  ���������i.'Clx theiico north \M ch.-iins, Ihent-u west l;i  chalm, thence south nso chains, thence cast to  chi'lns to point of commencement,   .  Ilmeiiiherl.'ltli. 1W7.  No. 5. (.'omnieiieiui; uf. a post planted livi  clmlns north from |l,e north west corherof Lot  Wi.-W, thniice nni-lh so Hindis thence east/ft)  chains, Dunce souih wi chains, Ihenee west so  I'hains topolnt of eommciici'ineiil.  Dcemiibui; b'Jth, li#)7,        ' No. II. Conmicneln;,' ill, a -pfint planted fonr  ml es noilh from the north west corner'of lot  *.'.%. tlienen north 10 chain*-, thence west nio  chains, thence south icchains. Ihenco east Itli)  ulnilim to point, of coinnieueemcnt,.     ���������  r)eccnibei-1!!th, 1!������)7. ������������������..���������;....  No. ,7. C'linmem-ln-,' at a post, planted lot)  chains uorhh from the north cast oornei-of Lot,  am, thence north p;o chains, llienco west lo  chains, thence south pin. chains, thence east, ID  chains to point of commencement,   ,  DecemberJ:nh,llin7,   '  No, H. Cominoucln-' at 11 post planted so  chains north from ihe north e.tsl'conier of Lot  IKIfW. thence south -SO ehaius, ti(Qiieecast So chains  Ihenco north HO chahis. thenci* west 8()'chaihs to  point ul oouimelieeinent.- ' ,  . OecoinberII, 11107. '��������� ��������� '   '���������';���������  p\        ' '���������'  '.-No; Ii.i fJommenuhiB ;at..ii:post. planted lid  chains north from the north east corner of Lot  "!������i Ihenco north 80 chains, thoneiB east, 80  cluiins. thence H011I11 hi) chains, thence, west so  chains lo'pnlnt rf CouiHienetiiiiiiit.  December Mtli. Il������i7,. '''-'',���������  No Id. Commcne.lii-,' at a post planted LMHi  chains north from Hie north oast, noriinr of Lot  ���������fflilfl., thoiieo north Wl ch'ilns. thonee cast so  chains, thence south Hi) c.ialns, thence west hii  chaliiB to point of ooiiiincnceniunt; ���������   ���������  Decomlier Mth, t!lil7, '��������� :  No, 11. (Janiiii(jiiclii������ nt u post planted Una  clmlns (101-Mifroin the no<*f.b.i'nol. conier of Lot  ���������aiB tlionc.i' north itj������ ciialnn, thuiiee wost it)  chnlns, thonee solllli 110 chains, tliCucc cast -i!i  chains to point ol'coninicncoincnt.  Decemberl-lth, 1007.       JOHN H.KAST,  Midway, II, 0,  s  Is under ihe management of Greig &''"Morrison.' Tlie  rooms*are comfortably furnished, and the bar contains  the best brands"of wine's, liquors and cigars.    ������������������  Is the best apDointed Restaurant in ".the interior'of  liritith Columbia. The best cooks and most attentive  waiters only employed.    Open all the time    *  ,    ��������� mrs. jilex. ereig, Proprietress.  ���������gas-za^at-s-aai-a-asBs*^  Is the host Furnished hotel in the boundary  district. It is heated'with steam and  ���������lighted by electricity.* Excellent sample  rooms.   The bar is always abreast of the  times, and meals are served in the Cafe  at any hour, day or night. ���������     ���������;.-  Breast Ja ;Cartlfer9 ''Prop;  Open day and night in the Windsor Hotel.    Feeding peb-  plo is llko any other business, it requires experience.' \Ve\i  have th\vexperience, you have the money.. Wo know-.now  ���������^ lo prepare and serve'meals, you have the palate to ap-  ^ -predate good  food well riookeU    Try the partnership.  td It may prove' beiielieial to both of us.    Wo aim to please.  J Rowara moore, Proprietor,  ������/-iv**v*a^^*^'^,^^^(i^^ ^^^.^


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