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Array . I   '^f  V-,-*Jil������%  _if?  GREENWOOD, B:C, THURSDAY, JULY 9,1908.  u  -������V'->*'<M'W''  Russeli-Law-Caulfield Co,, Ltd,  Hardware, Groceries, Clothing and Gents' Furnishings."     .  ' Na 52  PassingJbrongi  Fnday is payday in Gieenwood.  Duncan Ross, M.  Ottawa next week.  P., will rctuin  from  Hotel  National is not  aie thinking about  < r*j'ss  Let Us Sake You a  Suniiri&r Suit.  ' SomeililiiK^niat Wiu i)e coo](  light and as'smart looking- as you  plpiise���������     A  it '*'*i?  lioiriespun*j;vfor In&c.iiu-o!  They aro 7i������ht  r," t  and  airy,  THE CANADIAN BANK  HEAD  OITICi:, TORONTO  B. E. WALKER, President .  ALEX. LAIRD, General Manager  LSIAJILISIIU'  1867  Paid-up Capital, $10,000,000;  Reserve Fund,'-*  5,000,000-  when niado up^this matori-iY constitutes tho total summer clothing  If you Imvojii'ovnrworii llalif.-ix  Homespun, wear it this summer.  Come in -m/i look ovei our  beautiful rntij-<j of lightweight  materials and -.'lot us make you a  suit, which wilj'.surely keep vou  cool this summer.  '*:  ���������Hnnter-Keffdrick Co.  One or two cili/.ens  buying an automobile.  L. W. Patinote is leaving Cianbrook lo  open an oflice in Piince Rupert.  Tlieie is a case of smallpox in the railway camp at McGilliviay, just east of  Michel. ,  Henry Walker will stmt u monthly  magazine at Enderby in .addition to the  weekiy he is now publishing.  -Tom Giaham, the tie .man, will spend  the 12th in Revelstoke amongst those  who revere the name of King Hilly.  caused a postponement of the usual citv  council  meeting until this evening.     '  There will bean installation of officers  1,; ������f,^^0W,S' l0(1-**c >"-xt Tuesday  evening h. Foyle Smith, J). D. G. M���������  will he the installing, officei.  _  Greenwood is in need of a large buiUl.  |..glhatcouldbeusCdasaskXigH  in the winter, for conceits in "  and  Iruit "faiis iu  the  move in that direction.  The front of the  all painted green.  The   Kilties   diew  the  largest   house  overplayed to in Gieenwood.  About September the tie-makers in the  Boundary will again get busy.  Mi. and Mis. Jas. Marsliall of Pluenix  spent two days in the city this week.  "���������* Mesdaines   W. .M.   Frith   and  J.   A.  Biown of Keremeos weie in the city this  the sumtiiei  auluinii,    I(et us  R. Thomas son of Thomas Thomas the  merchant tailor, had Ins collar bone  broken m two places iu the  match on the ist inst. He i  paued at the Sisters' hospital  A benefit football match will be plaved  at  tlie     IPPiOohn-       1-      ~ -       t-.cyr._u.  football  being re-  J&  Branches throughout Canada, and ih the United States and England  COUNTRY   R.l^.iy.--'^'**.   Ever>' fa(-'*,it-v an"o������Ied to-'farmers and  i>uum i n i dusfracas    othcre for lhc tr.iniaction of their  banking' business.    Sales notes will be cashed or taken for collection.  BANKING RY MAN Acc������"nts "iay'be, opened by mail, and  uni.milU Ul mniL monies deposited or withdrawn in  this way with equal facility. " . '    ���������* * -      -   us   .  J. T. BEATTIE, Manager Greenwood Branch.  E.  W<. WIDDOWSON  ASSAVKRAND OHJCItt 1ST.  ~_      CHARGKS"  '  Gold, Lilvpr.Coppei-or Lead,each     MOO  Gold-Silvei 01 Silver Lend         '110  Gold Sil\er, willi Copper or Lc.id ... *.'.'."' ������ f,o  Careful, sampling ; accurate assaying; prompt returns. 3l7 Baker  street, Nelson, R O.    ' C*  Frederic W. McLaine  Mining and Eeal Est 'e Broker.  Estates Managed aad Loans Made.  Local and District Land Agent Canadian Pacific Kailwaj\ Stocks and  Shares a Specialty. Green wood, B.C.  1836  THE BANK OF  Assets over $50,00O,G0O.     "���������  .   A strong, reliable British Bank. *  A Savings Account, added to regularly,- and constantly  earning Interest, is the wise man's provision for the  future. It enables Bim to take advantage of business  opportunities, or meet reverses.  A deposit of $1.00 or upwards starts an account at  any of our Branches.  Interest is credited half-yearly.  Money may be withdrawn at any time.  H. F. STOW, MANAGER  GREENWOOD BRANCH..'  Choice   bruit  LANDS;  For Sale at $10, $12 and $15  Per Acre.  R. J. STEEL  NELSON. B. C  ������������������,,      , ,       Thomas,  who bad his  roller   bone biokeu i��������� the   match  Dominion Day.  bvW,VI������ ������i ihe Tl tebt lhat was won  rirv *n,!n"'00''������������ Dominion day i��������� this  i V^WJGrd"?'Fo.rke Ga/ette savs th������t  took the water nine seconds to run to  he no/zle after the Grand Foiks hose  as attached to the hydrant.   Perhaps  the Grand Forks hose was full of hot air.  wenrmelteJiat Botund������y Falls ran 650 I  tons of ore through its big furnace on  Monday, and expects to reach' the 700  tou   mark   this   week.   Matte  is being  shipped every few days to be converted  in  Greenwood.   M. M., Johnson is expected m   this week, when some men  will be put on at the Athclstan.  *, E. Foyle Smith, D. D. G.- M., assisted  by a number of the members of Greenwood   lodge,   installed   the  officers   of  Phoen.-, lodge of Odd Fellows last even-  ,&,  A1)erHthc ceremony, a joint instal  latiou of the   officers  of Phoenix and  Greenwood   Rebekahs  was   held,   Mrs.  .Mason of Gieenwood,  D. D. G P   officiating. \ *'  Miss Staik was senouSlv lnjure'cllast  week while coasting discrown   nioun-  wn1*', "?*;. far  from  AT������rth   Vancouver.  While riding down a snow bank  boggan tan into a sunken tree  found shortlv afterwards b  week.  Ihll Robinson sits on tlie thione these  hot days. lie i.s the ice man in Gteen-  wood.  # -  _ The C. P. R. is not yet hauling coke  into the Boundary fast enough to suit the  smelters.  Miss McKenzic and Miss Mosteis"of  Spokane are visiting Mrs. C. J. Lundy of  Midway. ,  It is now reported that the Dominion  elections will occur the second week in  Noveiriber.  r  The genial Chas Flood lias been a frequent visitor to the metropolis during the  past week. {J  Lome. A Campbell of the West Kootenay Power and I,ight company, was in  the city Monday.  The Greenwood lootball club practice  Monday and Thursday evenings, commencing at b;30, sli2rp.  Two hotels iu the city did business at  the rate of j5r,ooo a day during the celebration.    Nae sae Hieland '  The explosion of dynamite and firecrackers vvas gieater in Greenwood on  the 4th than on the ist of July.  Smith commenced boosting for Jim Hill,  lie didu Lco!i-,u!i the working men who  elected him a* to his coiuse in the Wjs-  ���������tut,re4,bu.t j"'l '-���������������������������������������������bed right into the V.,  V. & El.-Jmi j [ill trough.  Tho Celebration.  It sometimes takes six horses to pull  the Phoenix stage so good has business become these days forMcKlroy.  Ernest Russell arrived from Butte last  week and has taken-a position with the  the Russell-Law-Caulfield Co  W. C. Thomas is in the city shaking  hands with his many friends previous to  his departure for Salt Lake City.  Jno. Blough and H. McGraw of Gamp  McKinney were iu the citv Monday  evening to see aud hear the Kilties.  Mrs. E. H. Mortimer and family returned Monday evening after a month's  visit to friends near Northport, Wash.  J. K. Clark, at one time a mining engineer in the Slocan, will hear of something by sending his address to thisoffice.  Last Monday Greenwood defeated the  Kilties at baseball by a score of 12 to 1 r.  Greenwood made nine runs in the last  innings.  Thomas Oxley of Phoenix was in the  city this week.    He has lived 27 vears in  high altitudes,  and may  take a* trip to  'England this year, v  There are quite a number of patients  in   the   hospital.     Two  of  them were  On the second day of the .celebration  last week Gra.id Forks defeated Greenwood at baseball  by a score of 12 to 2  and put Oroville in the dust by a score of  '*-> to 5.   'J he finest game of the tournament then   took   place between Grand  Forks and Danville, which culminated in  a victory for Grand Forks bv a score of 3  to 2     Probably this game will never be  -Till***?,   ������ on the diau**ond in  Greenwood.  While Grand Forks won the prize moiiev  they did u under false colors.   With a  view no doubt of* catching Oroville on a  betting proposition, some clever sportiuc  men ol Grand Forks packed their- team  with expert ball twirlers from Spokane  and other points.   Oroville sports not be-  | ing all mud hens got next to the specials  in variegated costumes and only allowed  >75 of their money to fly away.  HORSK RACING.  The horse racei were close', well  niatcHod races in every instance, and  all good finishes. They all deserved  the money taken clown. The winners  were;  n1^5*"'^ raiIe trot-l, J. Bush; 2,  h. I. Hunter; Chas. Bubar's "Polly "  alio entered. '  ������ u '? m' ^ny race-1.  Charles Rna-  ������ell, 2, W. Hassard; C. H.   Archibald's  norae  aluo entered   and  spraineJ foot.  Cowboy race���������1, Chas,  Dandy); 2; Frank Bubar  sell also entered.  July 2nd, ]/2 mile, free for all���������1, W.  W Craig (Black Squirrel); 2, Charles  Bubar M.dnight); D. O. McKay's  (Gt-py Johnnie) alse ran.  t-.# !n,iI,eV Girls' 8addle race-l. Miss  lUnel McLaren, Grand Forks; 2, Miss  GUI, Deadwood; Mias Hartmann also  entered.  Gents' race���������1, Joe Richter (Dina):  2, Chas. Russell (Lion)  Cowboy race-1. Chas. Russell's  (Lion); 3, Chas. Bitbar (Dandy); Frank  Bnbar's (Bob) was also in the running.  All the races were good starts, and  gooo close running, and the crowd  stayed with them throughout.  retired   with  B-abar. (Black  Charles Rub-  Western Mat  ������***������������������������e������������9������������������������e������{jrsa������������������������������s  W. J. Mackay, who published a paper'  it I ort l'ssington last summer aud made .-  *  ���������56,000, looked at, Hazelton the other day    <  with the view of starting a paper in that'  frontier camp, but was not favorably im-   ���������  pressed.   Some frontier towns need pork  beans and whiskey more  than they do  a paper that   is   printed   on   an Arinv  press. ( ,   3  The baseball games in Princeton on  Dominion Day were a noisy failure owing  to the pinheads who wished to win  money without allowing the teams to  play on an -even  footing.    The tinhorn  [baseball gambler is 011 a par with his  brother who marks the cards in a poker  game and an enemy to true field sports.  New Denver is en fete today and a  dispatch says that Ilemy Siege is wearing a plug hat. Premier McBride and  his party are camped in the Lucerne Tor  a day, listening to the true tales of woe  about the way the government of years  ago gave that beautiful spot the frosty,  marbelized heart.  Ronald R. Burns is selling out in Arni-  stiong and moving to Vancouver, where  he has bought into one of the largest  diug firms in that city^ Ronald is clevei  enough , to live in a city but he will miss  that beautiful home he had in the beautiful rural town of Armstrong.  A party   of  A Regular monthly meetinjrs of  ���������%AXV' Greenwood lodge No. 28, A. F.  /Sf* & 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. IJIRNIJ!, Sccreliu-y,  ,S  SUMMER SALE...  p  For Two Weeks Only, July 6th to 18th  Special bargains in all lines of seasonable goods.    Now is  the time to buy while the styles and sizes remain complete  Dry Goods. RENDbLL & CO. -Roots and Shoes  W. F. M.  Green-wood Miners'  Union, No. 22, W.  CT .     . F- M.i meets ovpry  Saturday evening- in Union Hall, Copper street, Greenwood, at 7:30.  Also in hall at   Mother Lode mine  Thursday evenins-s at 7:30.  R. A. MATHEISON, Secretary.  !- S. BAKER  Provincial Assayer and Ore  Shippers' Agent. Correspondence solicited. Samples  recefve prompt attention.-  _0. BOX   123,   GREENWOOD,   1$.   C.  her to-  She was  . '" engineering party who dispatched a courier for  surgical assistance. Tlie voting lady was  earned down the mountain to North" Vancouver and is now progressing favorably  towards recovery.  There were four fine special policemen  during the celebration, but their duties  were light, as thcie is no fighting whiskey sold in Greenwood. No one was  killed, robbed, shot to pieces or arrested  during the two gala days of last week.  The proceedings were as joyful as a Sunday school picnic and iu spite of the almost tropical heat the huge crowds were  fnll of good nature, and conducted themselves in a manner most creditable to tlie  highest forms of modern civilization  brought.in���������frorn Tierney's camp, suffering from typhoid fever.  Chas Buckston was brought down from  the Mother Lode Saturday suffering from  appendicitis.. He is at the hospital and  ma}' have to undergo an operation.  The guests of the Hotel Brooklyn in  Phoenix are sure of chicken dinners for  several weeks. Jim Marshall bought 200  chickens in Greenwood last Monday.  Messrs. Rondeau and Dupoufare now  running the Pacific Cafe. Being experts  in their business aud popular with the  public they are assured of a large and  steadily increasing business.  Leslie Craufurd of Nelson has leased  the Greenwood branch of the Nelson  Iron Works. Geo. M. Holt will still act  as manager. The foundry is now busy  with work for 'Boundary mines and  smelters.  MINKKAT,   ACT.  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICE. '  Coluinbl.i Mineral Clulin, sl'iinti- In (} oenwoO'l  MInlnir  Division  of Yale riiitiirt,   WI ere  loen'eel: In Dendwood Camp, mijoliiliu* die  Ememld Mlnornl Claim.  s>  IN THE --WINDSOR HOTEL.  _ Everything is of the tiest at this c*afe, as we Lead while others  Follow. It makes no difference what you order���������steaks, chops,  eggs, bacon, ham, cutlets, chicken, etc., we have the high grade  goods. No shut-down, and no key to the door. Just the place  to eat at any hour of the day or night. Drop in and introduce  the inner man to our gastronomical delicacies.  fouler for a Cci tlhc.ite of Inii'irnvcnioi'iti. for the  piirnoscor ohtiiliiliip.vCroiviiOrantlntlie alu-.e  1*1111111.  Ami niitliPl 'I'.ike in.lit-n tlmt iKIiim un|,.|  scetlun J7,iiiii!<t liB.cumiiieiU'cil lii-fi-rc* llu* Umi-  mice of Mich Cfrlfllculi! of Iiiiiirovi-inents.  Diituil this 2itli day of Jniii*. a. D. wns,  SYDNEY M  JOHNSON*.  Boward IHoore, Proprietor.  <  )*VM%%^t%*������fVft*^^*VVtVM^%^*^VM^ *a^.1ik^  GREENWOOD  Dealer in  Contractor for Ties, Poles and Fence Posts.  Heavy Teaming and Dray ing  MORTGAGE SALE.  ���������Umlor 11111I hy vlrtuiifif (lie ikih-ith contiil >m1  In 11 c<-rtn.in M������rl(inK������ which will-ho jirodui-cd  nt tho time of siilo. Iliuru will lie oHeroil foi-M-ilc  hy I'ulilie Auction at tho 'Court House In the  City of Greenwood, Hritl.sh Columbia, on  Tuesday the Ith day of Auuust. lii.w.at tliu h< ur  of 11 o'clock In tlio forenoon, All it ml Siiifritlur'  those ccrtam���������. iwrcols or trncts of Imul 11ml  inemlsoa slluato, lyhiu and heiiiK In Ihe Town of  Midway, iu the Province of Jlrltish Columhliv,  moro tinrtlaularly known and de.ieribod ns lots  HI (SLxtoen) and 17 (Seventeen) lu Block 15  (Iforty-llve)iu thosiihdiiilsioii of Lot������01,f"roii|i  I, of the Osoyoos DIvUlou of Y11I0 District, in  tlio Provlnco nfoiesiiid, accordiii������'to'a iMap or  i'laiiofsaid Suhdivlslon.de|io*dtod'In the Lam!  lU'Klstry oniro In the City of Kamloo;..s nnd  therein miinlioied !l (llu-cc) with tho .store nrnl  hullilliiffrt thoroon.  Dntoil at Midway, H. C, the ssnii dny of Jtiuc.  10(13. 1 C. J. LEOflAT  , ,  Solicitor for Moi-tKaifi!i>,  Lowtion Hlock, Mlriwiiv. U. C.  For term* ami conditions of sale, npply t* tlie  MortRnfjeo-B Solicitor.  There was barely a quorum at the  Board of Trade meeting last night. The  secretary was instructed to write the  Railway Commission re the dangerous  juxtaposition of the wagon road aud railway at Boundary Falls, owing to the  slowness of .the C, P. R. in having the  condition altered. The gross receipts of  the Kiltie concert were $652.75, leaving  the Board of Trade a net profit of #60  The Board now has jfcoo in the bank and  some of the members are becoming too  busy or la^y to attend the meetings.  Frank Taylor, who had his right arm  pulled out at the Mother I,ode a short  time ago, died in the sisters' hospital  Sunday morning. The wounded side  was in a healthy condition and healing  rapidly, when the base of the brain became affected, resulting in meningitis,  from which the patient died in two days.  Deceased was 53 yeais of age. The remains were shipped Tuesday to Pugwash,  Cumberland county, N. S., a large number of the Miners'union and others accompanying the body to the railway  station.  J.  II.  "Maefarl.uie   telunied  from  the  north   last   week.    He   went  as   fat  as  ILi/eltoii, and say*, that the returns from  the I-'iiifllay river district art* not as good  as was anticipated.   There is good placer  ground in the district,  but that gold has  been found in paying quantities, taking  into consideration the cost of supplies, is  doubtful.   Nearly all the work ou the  western end cftlie 0. T. P. has been sublet, ami in many cases two or three limes,  so that there is very little' left for either  contractor or laborer.    He saw Angus  Nicholson and Geo. R.  Naden, M. V. ]������,,'  in   the north.   The   former has a subcontract for clearing right of way, and  the latter has a milling jind real estate  oflice'in-.Prince 'Rupert. ���������. There is   vet  very little stir iu  the terminal city of the  Grand Trunk Pacific.  Poker Johnson from Oioville did quite  a business in Greenwood upon celebration days with his auto. For taking  those curious to ride from town to the  ball grounds in an auto he received $6$  in one day. Hard times are soon forgotten in the copper metropolis.  At   Saturday   night's meeting of the  Greenwood Miners' union Geo. Pleather-  ton   was  elected   financial secretary, to  fill the vacancy caused by the  resignation of R. A.  Matheson.   Mr. Heather-  ton has been a resident of the district for  about ten years.   He is interested in a  uumber of prospects on which he has au-  nually done as sessment, and in the off  periods worked in  the mines for a grubstake.   Lately  he has not, like a large  number of other Canadians, or Americans,  been able to secure employment in any  of the mines of the district.   We congratulate Mr. Heatherton  upon his election, and also congratulate the union on  securing a man of his sterling worth for  so important a position.    Chas.   Bierce  was  elected   pr������.!,.rte!*t,    and   Chas.   G.  Johnson, vice president    *  Honey for Nelson.  The editor of Kaslo's leading paper  broke away from the canned monotony  of his existence on Dominion Day and  mixed in the scenery of Nelson. Although the spoons were stamped at the  Hume hotel Joe evidently got a square  meal and a heap'- of red lemonade, for  upon his return to that second edition of  the Garden of Eden���������Kaslo, he loaded  tke mono, with tlie following honeyed  words :  " When Nelson arranges a celebration  it is a dollar to the hole in a doughnut  that it will be a good oue and well worth  tatmg-iiir-Things are generally pulled  off on schedule time and visitors are always treated nice. F.ven the hotclsJdo  not soak the guests or skimp the grub.  "The Hume hotel has the reputation  of setting up the best 'square' in  the in-  tenor of this province.   The clerks are  ODhging  and   uever  cheek}-.    Manager  Tompkins has an imposing scowl but is  really as gentle as a kitten.    The cream  is the genuine article,  the milk  is not  trimmed with water aud the soup is more  than one-eighth of one per cent, solid  matter.   The table silver is all stamped  in order to discourage guests from taking portions of it away to use as souvenirs.  " The Nelson people are very honest.  During holidays aud occasions whenever  business houses are closed up tight, the  Daily News staff go awav,  leaving the  doors wide open and no one to guard the  till, yet the Nelson people uever seize the  oppoi tunity to go in and steal anything.  This is the first time that we have ever  observed the people of any locality neglecting a chance to rob the printer.  "There are plenty of girls in Nelson,  but they are away below the Kaslo standard ot looks. They are inv.iriablv well  dressed, as are also the men, who'affect  the balloon-shaped britches, several acres  of tie, high collars aud turned-up pant  legs in vogue in the large cities. Some  of them luue mastered the science of  appearing to have a million a year when  "their salary amounts to ten'dollars a  week.  . immigrants   from   Idaho  passed through Keremeos the other day  on their way to Bulkley valley. They  are traveling iu prairie schooners much  the same as people crossed the plains before the railroad era.  A dispatch from Nelson says that  Charley Walmsley has put guides ou tlie  hands of his dummy. The dummy's  hands were so small that he could not  clutch over 50 cents' worth of whitechips  at one time.  On Dominion Day the street cars of  Vancouver carried 80,000passengers, without losing one of the number. This is a  wonderful record for a city in which so  many lives are lost by street car accidents.  Three men have left tlie Yukon to  search for the gold near Herschel island.  It is reported that the eutire formation is  virgin gold. Probablv the dream, of some  demented prospector.  There are about fifty men in Trinee  Rupert eager to sell whiskey and break  the law. Booze is being sold in that city  in a few places but the police are too myopic to locate the vendors.  Dan Taylor, one of the old-timers of  Nelson, may have something to say about  the townsite of Prince Rupert. Some  time ago he located 160 acres of it with  South African wur scrip.  In London Mark Twain was once mis-  taken-for Buffalo Bill. While in Calgary  the;other.day a Rube from Regiiia  thought Peck MacSwain' was a'tempef-  ance lecturer.  " ~ " - ,,-���������  On the V., V. & E., between Keremeos  and Hedley, there are. 60,000 yards of  filling yet to be doue, which means that  it will be near Christmas before the cars  run into Hedley.  American    theatrical    companies    no  longer have to pay duty upon the scenery  they bring [into  Canada, provided it is    .  not kept in the Dominio.i longer than  six months.  , I,0I.f Northcliffc failed in his efforts to  buy The Times in London. He still has  a chance to get the Rossland Miner and  one or two other papers in B. C.  Fred. Dcmuth has moved from Ross-  land to Grand Forks. He has been appointed general superintendent of tlie  Kettle Valley railroad.  P- Burns & Co. are clearing up their  \ooo-acre ranch near Ladncr on the  Fraser river. On it they will raise hav,  hogs and sheep. '  In the next general  election  the Socialist^ will run five candidates in B. C  three in  Alberta and several in the eastern provinces.  They All Wore Kilts.  Anaconda School Report.  Folllowingis the report of the Anaconda school for the month of June :  N'o. of pupils attending 32  Average attendance 27 f,G  lYrC'-iitiigc of regularity  flL'.ti-J  Pupils present every session : Beada  Boak, Robert Murray, Edward Nelson,  Theodore Boak, Dottie Weseott, Elsie  Ilartman, Mable Craigie, Annie Wilcox.  Mary Intilla, Walter Johnson, Genie\e  Wilcox. A. L. Re\ding, Teacher.  Although Sir Charles Tupper was S7  years old last week he can uever become  a great editor. He is not familial with  the word we.  _ W; T.Jack has bought 320 acies near  Go.rt Hill in the Lardeau from E. R.  Vipond and will raise fruit and ranch on  an extensive scale.  A resident of Tulameeu valley want*, a  mounted policeman for that section. He  must be afraid that some hobo will steal  his chickens.  $  /  Phone 85.  _" Unequalled for Domestic Use:  MINKK/H.   ACT.  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICR.  'Coin l''ritut,lonii,l'aii(|'Aiiclior,Mlncmlf*hiliii������,  Situate In tho flrcomvood MIiiIiir Olvlnloii  of Yule DiHtrlot,  Whore located: In Home-  shoe Hlnln-rOamp 011 Main Kettle rlvor,*  ^TAKE'-NOTIon* Hint I, JamcJi Ernest. Snanklu,  Free Wliicr'n Cnrtlflmto No. H 1.I1M7, Iu    , I  hIsfty itnyft from Die .late hereof, to 11111 Ijr to tin  MliiitiK,1'eoorder for Curtlilcntof) of Improve-'  montfl for tho pnrposo of   olilulnliijr Crown  Grants of tho above claims.  And Ourtlior tftlco" notice that notion, under  Section 87, must ho commenced boforo tho Is-  eufiiico of such Cci-tlllcatea of Improvements.  Dated thin 1st day of Juno, A.D. 1008.  JAMES K. SPANKim.   I  The lid was off in Greenwood during  Hie celebration days and the populace  clustered around thc poker, blackjack  and roulette tables like a baud of Arabs  around a tank of- ice water upon the  desert of Sahara. Ed. O'Brieu came  oyer from Oroville and stood behind the  wheel in the Victoria. He was out of  luck, for even the two zeros could not  save- hitn and lie quit $60 iii the cellar.  The genial Ed. hurried back to Oroville,  where he played even selling schooners  on the. Fourth of July. At the Pacific  Gene Shcu .and Batt Ilowen twisted the  little ball. From the way Gene was buying drinks and the smile Batt had on his  face the goddess of chance must have  been kind to the stalwarts from Phoenix.  In the Windsor Doc had a Monte Carlo  in miniature and the wheel must have  paid a thousand dividend.' One Grand  Forks sport plunged against it to the extent of 500 cold plunks, while, - thc chub-  bers lost from two bits upward.-. Tho  gdines were 011 thc dead level and both  losers nnd winners seemed to enjoy the  unusual, event iu Greenwood of being  permitted to throw kisses nt the Goddess  of Chance even if the fickle jade did not  always smile upon them.  The Kilties v.% re lu-re Monday evening and gave an e\cells*it peifor'itunee,  even if they had a Ross, a MeKenzie, and  a McCormach among them. The latter  might be Irish though he does start his  name with a Tonald. A (e\v years ago  the name alone would indicate the  nationality of the highlander. but among  the Kilties we find the names Stross,  Wcigle, Kliug, Rhode, Lallayc, Bnrnuui,  Green, Killer, Sclilos.s,iiiid Ross, McKcti-  zie and McCormach Perhaps the name  would have been more significant had  they called themselves the iCwanzicsteiu-  ers or Catcliadamaccaroncrs.' For Scotchmen the variety of food which they consumed was a marvel. One restaurant had  a run on sailr kraut, another had insist-  aut calls for peasup, garlic and niaccaroni,  anil yet another had an order ior haggis,  potatoes and buttermilk, and one lone,  solitary plaint for parritch. To the reader  of Scott the spectacle of the Highland  dress being used to draw custom for a  band of strolling musicians is not an inspiring one. They all wore kills as if thc  garment had grown oil them, but one  onlooker at the parade said they had to  be roped and bliudrolded before they  could be induced to climb into the kilts,  A. Osborne intends to sell out 111 Keremeos and pull his freight for Prince  Rupett.  J. 1*. Rover is buying an auto to run 011  the roads in the Similkameeii.  A .new cemetery  at Keremeos.  is being established  fruit  j the  made in  are to be con*  Always Available,  John Houston says in the Prince Rupert Empire that "Smith Curtis is easily  the most available candidate of thc Liberal party in Kooteuay." John usually  hits near the truth, but if he had stated  that "Smith Curtis was easily the most  available and least reluctant candidate ol"  any party anywhere,"Jie would have hit  the steel right on the bright spot. ' It has  not yet been recorded tliat Smith Curtis  has ever refused to become a candidate.  Heretofore the refusals have all been on  the part of the people. He was elected  by the working men of Rossland and the  Boundary, niifl ns soon as the returning  officer had counted the ballots, the Hon.  Kaslo anil  Aiusworth  nectcd by a wagon road.  There is room for another hotel in  Jedway.  Good cooks are iu demand at Prince  Rupert.'and are paid from j5ioo to $125 a  month.  Cigar Box Smith is running a marine  refreshment parlor on the lake in front  of Nelson.  It is a wet day when enother "Prince  Rupert is not put on the market  Labor Day will be celebrated in Phcenix  ,   Alberta people are buving ranches near  Grand Forks.  In the Oknnagau there tire nearly  15,000 acres ofland planted in fruit trees.  Chris. Halverson, formerly of Nelson,  is now leader of the Phoenix band.  W. O. Stevens of Keremeos-;is on a trip  to Boston where he will marry MissHilda  Vose,  In Rossland there arc 213 telephones.  There will be a Conservative 'convention in Nelsou 011 July 21st.  More policemen arc needed to patrol  the Yukon rivr.  Wholesale uu-i iu Fernie have been  granted specsal freight distributing rates  bv the C. P. R.  W. Beach Wilcox has bought a  [ farm near Yakima, therebv enrichm  United States by the stake he  Canada,  A. Erskine Smith of Grand Forks is  putting ���������. tmie clt  Port  ������ss.Ilgton Ull,,|  he ,'can open a real estate office in Prince-  Rupert.  You cun get your teeth pulled as well  as your leg m Port Essington. A dentist  opened a place of torture there last  month.  In Rossland on Dominion Day the  Rossland team won the wet test, ifel'eat-  uig Trail.   The time was 2.) 1 5 seconds.  ��������� Near Fairvicw Harvev Boone shot a  pear and two cubs while thev were making a raid upon his hens ami chickens.  Xhe Riverside nursery at Grand Forks  lias added twenty acres to its holdings,  making it the largest in the province.  An important strike has been made on  the Ida K in Dayton camp, about four  miles south west of Camp McKinney.  The fare from Prince Rupert to Hazel-   '  tonisjf;i7.5oby boats  that arc  liable to  be wrecked and wet thc passengers.  Phoenix has a new park on the New  York townsite. It will cost ������5.000 to te-  deem it from its natural condition.  Several buildings are being erected in  I rliiceton. One of them contains a public hall that will seat 500 people.  Some of the men in Nelson who carry  a bottle when they go fishing never catch  anything until they go home.  Every week a barge load of concentrates are shipped to trail from the Blue  Bell mill on Kootenay lake.  The IIillcre.il mines at Frank have soltl  10,000 tons of coal lo a company in Spokane,  ���������'   ���������  Burglar.-} arc operating in Kelowiia  with indi fife rent success.  Drill Clark has left Aiusworth mid settled 111 Grimgeville, Idaho, where he wilt  run a blacksmith shop.  Friday is payday in Movie, when  W9.50O will be paid the employees of  the St. Eugene.  ..TlieTJ. T. V. has bought half of the  tide flats owned by Mackenzie & Mann  at Kitamaat.  Hosmer already lia9 two banks, ��������� .*" ���������  .**-���������}���������  v.*  ��������� u  THE    LEDGE,    GREENWOOD,    BRITISH    COLUMBIA.  41  tteeceMcesajoKKewBa^^  BY QUY BOOTHBY.  Author   of   "A   Beautiful   White  Devil," "A Bid for Fortune,"  "Dr.  Nikola,"  Etc.  (Continued)  OllAl-TER X.  Seven o'clock next morning found  us entering Table Buy, our eventful  Journey accomplished. Overhead  lowered the famous mountain from  which the Buy derives its name, its  Lop shrouded In its cloth. At its foot  reposed the town with which my destiny seemed so vitally connected, and  which I wus approaching with so much  trepidation. As 1 stood on the promenade dock and watched tho land open  out before me, my sensations would  havo formed a good problem for a  .student of character. With a perception rendered abnormally acute by  my four, I could discern the boat of  the port authorises putting off to us  long before I should, at any other time,  have boon able lo see it. It had yet  to be discovered whether or not it  contained a police official In search  of me. As i watched her dipping her  nose Into the seas, and then tossing  ihe spray off from either bow, in her  haste to get to us, she seemed to mo  to be like a bloodhound on my track.  Tho closer she came the more violently my nenrt began to beat, until it  was as much as 1 could do to breathe.  If only I could be certain that She  was convoying an officer to arrest  me, I felt I might find pluck enough  to drop overboard and so end the pursuit for good and all. But I did not  know, and tho doubt upon the point  decided me to remain where I was  and bravo the upshot.  As 1 watched her, 1 hoard a footstep  upon the dock behind mo. I turned ray  head to find that it was Miss Maybourne. She came up beside mo, and  having glanced ashore at the city  nestling at the foot of the great mountain, and then at the launch coming  out to meet us, turned to address me.  "Mr. Wrexford," she began, "I am  going to ask you to do me a groat  favor, and I want you to promise me  to grant it before I tell you what It  is."  "I'm afraid I can hardly do that," I  answered. "But if you will tell me  what it is, I will promise to do it for  you if it is in any way possible."  "It is this," she said: "I want you,  in the event of my father not meeting  mo, to take me home. Oh don't say-  no, Mr. Wrexford, I want you so much  to do it. Surely you will not deny me  the last request I make to you?"  She looked so pleadingly into my  face that, as usual, it required all my  courage not to give way to her. But  tho risk was too great for me even to  contemplate such a thing for a moment. My rescue of the daughter of  Cornelius Maybourne, and my presence-in Cape Town, would soon leak  out, and then it would bo only a matter of hours before I should be arrested. Whatever my own inclinations  may have boon, I felt " there -was ���������  nothing for it but for mo to refuse.  "I am not my own master in this  matter," I replied, with a bitterness  which must have shown her how  much in earnest I was. "It is impossible that I can remain so long in the  place. There are the most vital reasons in the world against it. I can  only ask you to believe that."  I saw large tears rise in her eyes,  though she turned hurriedly away in  tho hope that I should not see them.  To see her weep, however, was more  than I could bear, and under the influence of her trouble my resolutions  began to give way. After all, if I was'  destined to be arrested, I might just  as well bo taken at Mr. IMaybourne's  house us elsewhere���������perhaps better.  Besides, it was more than likely, in  the event of no warrant having been  issued, Mr. Maybourne, whose influence, I had been told, was enormous  in tho colony, might prove just the  very friend of all others I wanted. At  any rate, if I were not taken before  the time came for going ashore, I  would do as she wished. I told her  this, and she immediately thanked  me and went down below again.  Just as I announced my decision  the launch came alongside, and a moment later her passengers were ascending the accommodation ladder,  ���������which had been .lowered to receive  them. They were three in number,  and included���������so I was told by a  gentleman who stood beside me���������the  harbor master, the officer of health,'  and another individual, about whose  Identity my informant was not quite  assured. 1 looked at the last-named  with no little apprehension; my nervousness endowed him with all the  attributes of a police official, and my  mind's eye could almost discover the  manacles reposing in his coat pocket.  I trust I may never pass through such  another agonizing few minutes as I  experienced then. I saw the party  step on to the spar deck, where they  shook hands with the purser and chief  officer, and watched them as they ascended to the promenade deck and  made their way towards the bridge.  Here they were received by the skipper. I leaned against the rails, sick  with fear and trembling in every limb,  expecting every moment to feel a  heavy hand upon my shoulder, and  to hear a stern voice saying in my  ear���������"Gilbert Pennethorno, I arrest  you on a charge of murder."  But minute after minute went by,  .and still not one came to speak tho  fatal words. The ship, which had  been brought to a standstill to pick  up the boat, had now got under weigh  again, and we were approaching close  again, and we were approaching  closer and closer to the docks. In less  than half an hour I should know my  fate.  As soon as we wore safely Installed  in dock, and everyone was looking  after his or Jier luggage, saying "goodbye" and preparing to go ashore, I  began to look about mo for Miss Maybourne. Having found her wo went  to the chart-room together to bid tho  Captain "good-bye," and to thank  him for the hospitality and kindness  he had shown us. The doctor had  next to bo discovered, and when he  had been assured of our gratitude, wo  made enquiries for Mr. Maybourne.  It soon became evident that ho was  not on board, so, taking his daughter  under my protection, we said our final  farewells and went down the gangway. For the first time In my life I  set foot on South African soil.  The Custom House once passed,  and tho authorities convinced that we  had nothing to declare, I hulled a cub  and invited Miss Maybourne to Instruct tho driver In which direction  lie wus to proceed. Half an hour lator  we had left tho city bohlnd us, and  ("fence. After roirowmg a pretty road  for something like a mile, on either  -side of which 1 noticed a number of  stalely residences, we found ourselves confronted with a pair of large  Iron gates, behind which was a neat  lodge. But for the difference in the  vegetation, It might very well have  been the entrance to an English park.  Through the trees ahead I could distinguish, as we rolled along the well-  kept drive, the chimneys of a noblo  residence; but I was quite unprepared for the picture which burst upon my view when we turned a corner  and had the whole house before us.  Unlike most Soulh African dwellings,  it was a building of throe stories,  surmounted by a tower. Broad verandahs ran round each floor, and the  Importance of the building was enhanced by the fact that It stood on a  fine terrace, which again led down by  a broad flight of steps to the flower  gardens and orangery. A more delightful homo could scarcely be imagined;  and when 1 saw it, I ceased to wonder that Miss Maybourne had so often  experossod a preference for South  Africa as compared with England.  When the cab drew up at tho front  door 1 jumped out, and was about to  help my companion to alight when I  heard the front door open, and next  moment a tall, fine-looking man,  about sixty years of age, crossed the  verandah and came down the steps.  At first ho regarded me with a stare  of surprise, but before he could ask  me my business, Miss Maybourne had  descended from the vehicle and was  in his arms. Not desiring to interrupt  them in their greetings I strolled  down tho path. But I was not permitted to go far before I .hoard my  name called. I turned, and went back  to have my hand shaken off by Mr.  Maybourne.  "My daughter says you have saved  hor life," he cried. "I'll not ask questions now, but I thank you, sir���������from  the bottom of my heart I thank you.  God knows you have done me a service the value of which* no man can  estimate."  The warmth of his manner was so  much above what I had expected that  it left me without power to reply.  "Come in, come in," he continued  in a voice that fairly shook with emotion. "Oh, .let us thank God for this  happy day!"  He placed his arm round his  daughter's waist, and drew her to him  as if he would not lot hor move from  his side again. I followed a few steps  behind, and should have entered the  house had I not been recalled by the  cabman, ,who ventured to remind me  that he had not yet been paid.  I instantly put my hand into my  pocket, only to have the fact recalled  to me that I possessed no money at  all. All my capital had gone to the  bottom in the Fiji Princess, and I was  absolutely penniless. The position  was an embarrassing one, and I was  just reflecting what I had better do,  when I heard Mr. Maybourne come  out into tho verandah again. He must  havo divined my difficulty, for without  hesitation he discharged the debt, and  apologizing for not having thought of  it, led me into the house.  Passing through an elegantly-furnished hall we entered tho dining-  room. Here breakfast was laid, and  it was evidently from that meal that  Mr. Maybourne had jumped up to receive us.  "Now, Mr. Wrexford," he cried,  pointing to a chair, "sit yourself down  yonder, and let me hoar everything  from the beginning "to the* ciuV-Heav.  en knows I can hardly believe my  good fortune. Half an hour ago I was  the most miserable man under the  sun! now that I have got my darling  back safe and sound, I believe I am  the happiest."  "Had you then heard of the wreck  of the 'Fiji Princess?' " I enquired.  "Here is a telegram I received last  night," he said handing me a paper  he had taken from his pocket. "You  see it is from Teneriffe, and says that  nothing has yet been heard of the  vessel which was then more than a  fortnight overdue. Agnes tells me that  you wero rescued by the King of Carthage. I understood she was expected  about mid-day to-day, and I had resolved to visit her as soon as she got  Into dock, In order to enquire if they  had any tidings to report regarding  the lost vessel: Plow little I exnectetl  to find that you were safe on board  her, Aggie! Mr. Wrexford, you can  have no idea of the agony I have  suffered this week past."  "On the contrary," I answered, "I  think I can very well imagine it."  "And now tell me your story. I must  not be cheated of a single detail."  I saw from the way he looked at  me that he expected me to do the  narrating, so I did so, commencing  with the striking of the vessel on the  rock, and winding up with an account  of our rescue by the King of Carthage.  He listened with rapt attention until  I had finished, and then turned to his  daughter.  "Has Mr. Wrexford told me everything?" he asked with a smile.  "No," she answered. "He has not  told you half enough. He has not told  you that when I fell overboard one  night, when we were off the Spanish  coast, he sprang over after me and  held me up until a boat came to our  assistance. He has not told you that  when the vessel sank he gave his own  life-belt up to me, nor has he given  you any idea of his constant kindness  and self-sacrifice all through that  dreadful time."  Mr. Maybourne rose from his chair  as she finished speaking,'and came  round to where I sat. Holding out his  hand to me, he said, with tears standing in his eyes:  "Mr. Wrexford, you are a brave  man, and from the bottom of my  heart I thank you. You have saved  my girl, and brought her home safe  to me; as long as I live I shall not be  able to repay the.deht I owe you. Remember, however, that henceforth I  am your truest friend."  But I must draw a curtain over this  scene. If I go into any further details  I shall break down again as I did then.  Suffice it tliat Mr. Maybourne refused  to hear of my leaving his house as I  proposed, but insisted that I should  remain as his guest until I had decided what I intended to do with myself.  "For the future you must look upon  this as your home in South Africa,"  he said. "I seem powerless to express !  my gratitude to you as I should like.  But a time may come when I may  even be able to do that."  "You have more than repaid me,  I'm sure," I replied.' "I have every  reason to be deeply grateful to you  for the way you have received mo."  He replied In his former strain, and  when he had done so, the conversation  turned upon those who had been lost  In the ill-fated Fiji Princess, It was  easy to see. that his brother-in-law's  death cut him to the quick. ���������  After luncheon that day I found  myself alone with Mr, Maybourne. I  was not sorry for this, as I wantod to  sound him as to my futuro movements. As I have no ofton said, I had  no sort of deslro to remain In Capo  Town, and judgod that tho sooner I  was up country, and out of civlllza-  woro driving through tho suburbs in     U������n, the better It would bo for mo.  the dlrecxlxin of.Mx.Jiai-Unuxno'8 mid, '    ."You must tovcWn.mz. bolnc frai  frank  wiiir you, *vir.-"wrexiora,~* stua'**"iRy  host, as we lit cigars preparatory to  drawing our chairs into the verandah; "but I have gathered from what  you yourself have said and from what  my daughter has told me, that you  are visiting South Africa on the  chance of obtaining some sort of employment. Is this so?"  "That is exactly why I am here,"  I said. "I am most anxious to find  something to do as soon as possible."  "In what direction will you seek it?"  he asked. "What is your inclination?  Remember, I may be able to help you."  "I am not at all particular," I answered. "I have knocked about the  world a good deal, and I can turn my  hand to most things. But if a choice  were permitted me, 1 fancy I should  prefer mining of some sort to anything else."  "Indeed! I had no idea you understood that sort of work."  "I have done a good deal of it," I  replied, with a little touch of pride,  for which next moment I found it difficult to account, considering the result  to which it had brought me.  He asked one or two practical questions, which I was fortunately able  to answer-to his satisfaction, and then  was silent for a couple of minutes or  so. At last he consulted his pocket  book, and then turned to me again.  "I fancy, Mr. Wrexford," ho said,  "that you have come in tho nick of  time for both of us. We may bo able  to do each other mutual services."  "I am very glad to hear that," I answered. "But in what possible way  can I help you?"  "Well, the matter stands like this,"  he said. "As you are doubtless aware,  my business is mostly in connection  with mining, both in this colony and  its neighbors. Well, information has  lately reached me concerning what  promises to prove a first-class property in Mashonaland. cighty-fivo miles  from Buluwayo. The mine has been  excellently reported on, and is now  being got into good going order. It  only needs a capable manager at its  head to do really well. Of course such  a man is easily procured in a country -where every man seems to be  engaged in mining, more or less; and  yet for that very self-same reason I  am unable to make a selection. The  available men all know too much, and  I have private reasons for wishing  this mine to be well looked after.  Now the question is, would you care  for the post?"  Needless to say, I embraced the opportunity in much the same manner  as a hungry trout jumps at a fly. If I  could only manage to get up there  without being caught the appointment  would suit me in every way. Mr. Maybourne seemed as pleased at my acceptance of it as I was'at his offer;  and when, after a little further conversation���������in which I received many  useful hints and no small amount of  advice���������it was revealed to his daughter, she struck me as being even more  delighted than either her father or  myself. I noticed that Mr. Maybourne  looked at ner rather anxiously for a  moment as if ho suspected there might  be some sort of understanding between us, but whatever he may have  thought he kept it to himself. Pie  need, however, have had no fear on  that score. Circumstances had placed  an insurmountable barrier between  myself and .any thought of marriage  wilh his daughter.  As the result of our conversation,  and at my special desire, it was arranged   that  I  should  start for  my  - post- on~t'i(?-_follow'lii���������������day._N<>body.  could have  been more eager than I  was to bo out in tho wilds. But, with  il all, my heart felt sad when I thought  that after to-morrow  I  might never  seo the woman I so   ardently   loved  again. Since the previous night, when  on the promenade-deck of the steamer I had told her of my love, neither  of us had referred in any way to the  subject. So remote was the    chance  that I should ever be able to make  her my wife that I determined so far  as possible,  to prevent myself from  giving any thought to the idea. But I  was not destined after all to leave  without referring to the matter.  That evening after dinner we were  sitting in the verandah outside the  drawing-room, when the butler came  to inform Mr. Maybourne that a  neighbor had called to see him. Asking us to excuse him for a few moments he .left us and went into the  house. When we wero alone together  I spoke to my companion of her  father's kindnessfi and told her how  much I appreciated it. She u-tered a  little sigh, and as this seemed an extraordinary answer to my speech, I  enquired tho reason of it.  "You say you arc going away tomorrow," she answered, "and yet you  ask me why I sigh! Cannot you  guess?"  "Agnes," I said, "you know I have  no option but to go. Do not let us go  over the ground we covered last night.  It would be best "not for both bur  sakes; you must see that yourself."  "You know that I Jove you, and I  know that you love me���������and yet you  can go away so calmly. What can  your love be worth?"  "You know what it is worth," I  answered vehemently, roused out of  myself by this accusation! "And if  ever the chance occurs again of proving it you will be afforded another  example. I cannot say more."  "And is it always to be like this,  Gilbert," she asked, for the first time  calling me by my Christian name.  "Are we to be separated all our  lives?"  "God knows���������I fear so," I murmured, though it cut me to the heart to  have to say the words.  She bowed her head on her hands  with a little moan, while I, feeling  that I should not be able to control  myself much longer, sprang to my  feet and went across to the verandah  rails. For something like five minutes  I stood looking Into the dark garden,  then I pulled myself together as well  as I was able and went back to my  chair.  "Agnes," I said, as I took possession of her little hand, "you cannot  guess what it costs mo to tell you  how impossible it is for me over to  link my lot with yours. The reason  why I cannot tell you. My secret Is  the bitterest one a man can have to  keep, and it must remain locked in  my own breast for all time. Had I  met you earlier it might havo been  very different���������but now our ways  must bo sepa *.ite for ever. Don't  think more hardly of mo than you  can help, dear. Remember only that  as long.as I live I shall call no other  woman wife. Henceforward I will try  to be worthy of tne interest you havo  felt In me. No one shall ever havo the  right to say ought against mo; and,  If by chance you hear good of me In  the dark days to come, you will know  that it Is for lovo of you I rule my  life. May God bless and keep you always."  She held up her sweet faco to mo,  and I kissed her on the -lips. Then,  Mr. Muybourno returned to the verandah; and, half-an-hour later, feeling  that fathor and daughter would llko  a little time alone together before  thoy retired to rest, I begged thorn to  excuse mc, and on a pretence of feel-  ljur tired wont tottnv room.  (To be Continued.)  ess  ' in the Spring  Is overcome when the blood is made  rich and red by Dr. A. W. Chase's  Nerve Food.  Weakness is tne word which best  describes the condition of most people in the Spring.  It may be bodily weakness, tired,  druggy feeling and' lack of energy  and vigor.  Or it may be wenknoss of tne heart,  the nerves,' the stomach, liver, kidneys, bowels or other vital organs.  Wherever tho trouble may bo located, tho cause is tho same���������failure'  of tlie blood to supply proper nourishment for the maintenance and restoration of the cells and tissues of  tho body and its organs.  Stimulants only give temporary relief. What is absolutely necessary is  rich, red blood such as is .formed by  tlie use of Dr. A. W. Chase's Nerve  Food, to nourish tho organs back to  health and vigor so that they can. derive nourishment from tlie food.  Because of its blood-building qualities Dr. A. W. Chase's Nerve Food  is marvellously successful as a Spring  restorative. 50c. a box, at all dealers or TCdinnnson, Bates & Co., Toronto, Ont. Portrait and signature cf  A. W. Chase, M.D., on every box of  tlie genuine.  A CITY OF TONGUES.  The Child Father to the Man.  Those persons who think they see  in Mr. Roosevelt an alarming disposition to regulate other people's affairs will be interested to learn how  early this tendency was manifested.  When Theodore was quite a little  boy, his father told him he was going on a long journey and admonished  young Tod to be a good boy and to  take good care of his mother. That  night, in his prayers, the lad asked  the Almighty to watch over his father, who was travelling far from  homo, and to help him be a good  boy, then he added:  ��������� "As for mother, I will look after  her myself."���������Success  Magazine.  ILLS OF BABYHOOD  AND OF CHILDHOOD.  The ills of babyhood and childhood  are many and may prove serious if  not promptly cured. .In homes where  Baby's Own' Tablets are kept there  is a* prompt cure at hand for such  troubles as indigestion, sour stomach, colic, * constipation, diarrhoea,  worms, teething troubles and other  minor ailments and the Tablets can  be administered as safely to a now  born baby as to the well grown child.  Mrs. Octave Paulin, Caraquet, N.B.,  savs:���������"I have used Baby's Own Tablets for both my little boy and girl  for the various ailments of childhood  and have found them always a splendid medicine. No mother should bo  without the Tablets in the home:"  Sold bv medicine dealers or by mail  at 25 e'ents a box from The Dr. Williams' Medicine Co., Brockville. Ont.  Hewitt���������T painted this picture to  keep the wolf from the door.  Jewett���������If you hang it where' the  wolf can see it I guess you will succeed.���������Judge.  To have the children sound and  healthy is the first care of a mother.  They "cannot be healthy if troubled  with worms. Use Mother Grave's  Worm Exterminator.  "The honest man has nothing to  fear."  "That's because the honest man is  always poor and has nothing to lose."  ���������Houston Post.  Holloway's Corn Cure takes the  corn out by tho roots. Try it and  prove it.  "Why not set your cap for that  young 'fellow? He's single and well  off."  "Yes) he's single, but he knows  when he's well off."  The man who is always kicking  shouldn't complain when he has to  buy corn cure.  lVlinard's Liniment, used by Physicians.  Cleaning Jewulry.  Several pieces ol" jewelry should never be placed loosely in a bos. Tbey  will scratch each other and become  dull and lusterles.t very shortly. Each  piece should have its own little case  or at least a small chamois bag,-such  as comes with a watch.  It is said that a good method to clean  plain gold or antique snake rings Is to  place them in a bottle half full of  warm soapsuds containing a little prepared chalk. After shaking the bottle  well the rings should be taken out,  rinsed in clear cold water, wiped dry  with a soft cloth and then polished  with chamois skin.  Almost all precious stones are Improved for being laid for awhile in  boxwood sawdust  Old Sideboards.  A new use for the old Chippendale  sideboards that are now considered  too small to serve iu the capacity for  which they were originally Intended  Is to convert them Into dressing tables, ami most attractive and serviceable dressers do they make, with  their rows of small drawers nt each  side and the large space on top for  the iutiumorahle silver nnd Ivory Jars,  bores nnd flasks that ure so necessary  for milady's toilet. A glass top cau  be fitted for this dresser If desired and  laid over n cover of flue filet Ince and  embroidered linen or else placed directly upon the wood If It Is of particularly handsome marking.  mwMmm  ��������� i/s fvnyiur*?. v*^  W*;1*'5*^##AS-"i'."!".v;I1".1-,V  Calcutta   and    Its   Fifty-Seven   Languages, Past and,Present.  Not no many years uuo Calcutta was  in usr.ly collection ol buildings in  -.tuccJ iitni wattle flung anyhow be-  ,>iuu the Hoogluy between Garden  Lisuch aud Oossipur. It used to be  jailed the "City of Palaces," for the  .iiuple reason, probably, that there  was no such tliingd in or near it, except the stately - Government House  built by Marquis Wcllesley, and the  bijou residence of the Lieutenant-  Governor of Bengal, at Alipore. For  the rest it was made up, at its  ���������iuutlierii end, of big square houses  built to accommodate merohant-  princcs with strong Seottish accents,  cheek by jowl with mud huts, reeking  of "ghee," swarming with flies, and  rampant with the microbes of cholera,  smallpox and plague. That was the  Kuropeun quarter. To the north  dwelt ninety-nine hundredths of the  Indian population, from the Rajah in  his palace to tho coolie who paid a  rupee a month for the privilege of  sleeping in a sort of trough outside  some more lucky, householder's door.  Northern Calcutta, was, and is, ia  labyrinth, in which slum and mansion jostle with each other more recklessly than they used to in the European quarter, and threaded by lanes  more narrow and tortuous than those  of Pompeii.  Nowadays no one speaks or thinks  of Calcutta as a City of Palaces, and  yet, in comparison with its status a  decade and a half iigo, it is growing  to have quite a metropolitan dignity.  The improvements .vhich have been  going on steadily for the last ten years  have hitherto boon mostly confined to  its southern end. Stately buildings  are rising along tho whole length' of  the noblo boulevard of Chowringhee.  Dalhousie square, with its sheet of  water, its splendid, perimeter, and its  massive frontage, "is certainly ono of  the finest.squares in the world. Electric tramways intersect the whole  town. Electric light is in universal  uso. Insanitary "bustoes" (the collections of mud huts referred to) have  been swept away. Broad thoroughfares are being opened up every year.  Handsome residences, tlie Italian  architecture of which is carefully  adapted to Indian conditions, are  transforming the suburbs. Malarial  fever, which kills nearly as many Indians in a day as plague does in. a  year, is being "stamped out; and, but  for tho heat during eight months in  the year, which we counter very successfully indoors by means of electric  fans, "alcutta nowadays does as much  credit to India as most European  capitals do to the countries which  support them ��������� and perhaps a good  deal more than some.  Calcutta is one of the most polyglot  capitals in the world. The last census  shows 57 languages are spoken in it.  Not many of these, 'of course, are  spoken by large sections of its million inhabitants, but English, Bengali, Urdu, Hindi, and Uriya, are the  media through which its trade and  commerce are mainly carried on;  while as regards the schools, Sanskrit,  Persian, and Arabic fill a more important place than Greek and Latin,  French, German, or Italian do in  England. Bengali is the most numerously spoken of the vernaculars. It  has a mellow, pleasant cadence, not  unlike Italian; and, although it is a  comparatively modern language, it  has a great wealth of literature, journalistic and other. Half a dozen Bengal newspapers are published daily,  while of weekly vernacular papers the  name is legion.  A SHARP SWORD IN INDIA.  Lord Kitchener Sees No Possibility of  Reducing  Charges.  Lord Kitchener, speaking in the  Legislative Council at Calcutta on the  Indian budget, said some members  had alluded to a possible reduction of  the military'"charges owing to the recent agreement with and the cordial  relations existing between the great  northern power and ourselves.  This factor had not been overlooked nor underrated, but other weighty  reasons affecting the external and internal security of India must be kept  constantly in view.  Lord Minto expressed hearty agreement with Lord Kitchener's views  with regard to military charges, and  said that the Commander-in-Chief's  scheme had recently enable India to  draw a sharper and belter sword than  ever before. The result had been a  remarkable success from the point of  view of brevity and economy.  Conger Cruelty.  The Ilfracombo.: magistrates have  decided that a conger eol in a hawker's barrow is a wild animal'in captivity; and fined John Conibeare, an  itinerant vendor offish, 55 for cutting  lengths off it without going through  the customary formality of killing the  eel rirst. The case was a test one  brought by the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, whose  solicitor narrated the following facts:  Conibeare in the.'���������morning"bought, a  30 lb. conger which had been landed  alive, and'hawked it about the streets  in his barrow. He sold five pounds ol  it in the evening, and cut it off from  the tail end. There wii3 u second sale  of three pounds, and while these portions were being severed the conger  struggled and snapped at tho sidea oi  the cart. "A veterinary surgeon said  tliat as the nerve centre had not been  destroyed the. eel was sensitive to pain.  Coniboaro admitted tliat he had not  killed the conger, nnd, although his  solicitor argued that the severance ol  tlie spino would make il immune from  pain, he was convicted.  A Chance Masting.  Proceeding down thc wharf, I noticed my friend coming from his small  boat, which lie had just made fast  alongside.   Wo stood foco to face.  "All, well met, comrade," quoth I.  "If my eyes deceived mo not, a rat  from bonpatb the timbers this moment  leaped into your craft."  "Good! Excellent I" cried he. "I  see Sir Knbert's finish*. 'Tis a cat-  boat in s"otli."  We embraced, then proceeded up  the wharf arm in arm toward the  coffee house.  Nott Feminine,  "Miss Blaine seems llko a charming  girl."  "She's an unaccountable freak."  "Why so?"  "I told her a secret that I wanted to  hear repeated, nnd sho never said a  word about it"���������Cleveland Plain Dealer.  m  ���������������������������'IUM  |  ���������j(M  W.   N.   U.   No. 690.  Cheshire Cheese,  Cheshlro cheese owes Its excellence  partly to geological causes, -tho red  sandstone and bowlder clay, with Jta  Immense salt deposits, of which tlm  country is formed, producing a herbag<  peculiarly euIiM for -jheui-a  oroda*  1    llAO.  ���������SOWING  FLAXSEED.  The Quantity of Seed  Required���������The  -   Best Time to Sow.  Prof. Saunders, of the Dominion  Experimental Farm, in "a ��������� pamphlet  on flax growing, published in 18S6,  said:���������-"When flax is grown for its  seed only it is usual to sow from two  to three pecks per acre, and when thus  thinly sown the plants are much  branched, and are said to average a  larger yield of seed. This, however,  seems to require further investigation, and the character of the season  may influence the results very much.  Prom tests made on the Experimental  Farm at Brandon, Man., in 1894, it  would appear that heavier seeding  may be desirable, even when flax is  grown for the seed only. These experiments were made on plots of one-  tenth of an acre each on land which  hud been 'summer fallowed, with the  following  results:���������  "Sown K'lh May, 40 lbs. seed per  acre, ripe Kith .August, yield per acre,  19 bush., 20 lbs.  "Sown ICth May, 90 lbs. seed per  acre, ripe 10th August, yield per acre,  20 bush., 50 lbs. '      '  "In these experiments the "flax "was  sown with* tlie grain drill, cut with a  binder, and threshed with the separator, care being taken to feed 'slowly.  "Experiments were also conducted  at Brandon in 1894 in sowing at different dates with the following results :���������  "Sown 11th May, 90 lbs. seed per  acre, ripe 13th August, yield per aero,  18 bush.,  12 lbs.  "Sown 19th May, 90 lbs. .seed per  acre, ripe lGth August, yield per acre,  20 bush., 50 lbs.   .  "Sown 22nd May, 90 lbs. seed per  acre, ripe 22nd August, yield per acre.  21 bush.,  14 lbs.  "These experiments will need to bo  repeated for several years before any  general conclusions can be'drawn from  them. At the Experimental Farm ut  Indian Head in 1890 the heaviest  crop of flax seed was produced when  sown on tho 17th May, while in 1891  good results were had fiom seed  sown on the 3rd of June.  "From the experience thus far  gained, it would appear that the  best time for sowing flax throughout  the Canadian North-West would be  from the 15th to tho 25th of May.  Thc flax plant is tender in thc spring  and easily injured by frost. It is less  liable to injury from this cause in  the autumn; but if exposed to much  frost before the seed is ripe, tho seeds  become dark and discolored, nnd are  then very much reduced in value."  Some experienced flax-growers hold  that it is safe to sow flaxseed as late  as June 15th, and that good results  have been obtained sowing even later,  but thc general .opinion seems to be  that the best time for sowing is the  last two weeks of May and the early  days of June. -    -  Prof. Saunders strongly recommends  flaxseed as a good crop to be sown  either on first breaking of the prairie  sod or on back-setting. He says:���������  "To make this clear to those who are  unacquainted with the methods of  prairie farming, it may be said that  the first breaking on prairie sod .is  made by turning over a" wide and  shallow furrow about two inches  thick. When this is done in the  spring, the land is ready for backsetting in the autumn, by which is  meant a second ploughing running  across the breaking' to a depth of  about four inches. This cuts the decayed sod. turns is over and covers  it with about two inches of- fresh  soil .from below."  ���������  * A  Fire, litihtnind       \  Rust and Storm Proof  Durable and  Ornamental  Let us know the size of any roof  you are thinking of covering and we  will make you an interesting offer.  Metallic Roofing Go,  Llml-tod  MANUFACTURERS .  TORONTO nnd WINNIPEG  ISA i  8r*"-''*|-'*',<*'J--''*'*'^^  WESTERN   CANADA   FACTORY. ;  797    Notre    Dame' ' Ave.,    Winnipeg.  Philosophy. ;i  ��������� Two Scothclimcn occupied the.same  building, one of them living on the  lower floor - and the other upstairs.  One evening the man on tho first  floor, hearing a commotion in the  hall, went out to see what the trouble was, and found that his friend  had fallen downstairs. "Did yo fa'  doon, Rob?' he asked.  "Ayo," said Hob, "I fell doon, -ict  I was coniin' doon whether or no."  ���������Everybody's Magazine.  A Simple and Cheap Medicine:���������  A simple, cheap and effective medicine is something to be desired. There  is no medicine so effective a regulator  of the disgostive system as Parmelee's  Vegetable Pills. They are simple,  they are cheap, they can be got anywhere, and their beneficial action will  prove their recommendation. They  are the medicine of the poor man and  those who wish to escape doctors'  bills will do well in giving them a  trial.  Suitor��������� Your daughter, sir���������well,  er���������that is��������� sho told me to come to  you���������she says you���������  Pater���������Quite so���������I understand. Let  me see, are you Mr. Bronson or Mr.  Wibbles ?  Suitor���������Why, I'm Mr. Hotchkiss !  ���������Cleveland Leader.  "Are there depths," moaned the  pessimist, "to which human depravity will not sink?"  ���������'There are," responded the optimist firmly. "I never knew a man  to root habitually against the home  team."���������Washington Herald.  John���������Was Mabel' offended when  you called on her with your face unshaven? Jim���������Yes; she said she felt  it-very much.  WHAT CAUSEd HEADACHE  Froin ,October.to May, Colds are th.**>.  most frequent causes of Headache.  LAXATIVE BEOMO QUININE removes cause.   E. W. Grove on box 26o.  Knicker���������There are plenty of books  tolling liow to save life while waiting  for the doctor.  Bocker���������Yes. What we need is one  tolling the young doctor how to save  life while waiting for the patient.���������  Harper's Bazaar.  Keep Minard's Liniment inthe,house.  Soothing the Author.  Actor��������� Iu the first act last night,  when Itoderigo is to shoot tne. his gnu  didn't go off. This sort of thing spoil**  my play. Manager- It doesn't make  any difference whether he shoots you  or not The audience appreciate the  situation. They know you " are" not ���������  worth the powder it would take to  shoot you and find It very appropriate  that the gun misses lire.���������Liverpool  Mercury.  . Unkind Deduction.  Mrs. Bpuhain-Tin going to give a  big party ou my birthday. Beiih-im���������  Who will be Invited? Mrs. Benliam���������  Just *iny friends. Benlnim���������I thought  you said that you were going to giv������  a big party.  Philosophy when superficially stud-  led excites doubt; when thoroughly explored. It dispels it.���������Bacon.  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";it':������"irh-,iJ-fir- ���������,'/. tV'fV'.i  ,x  \L  BLOOD MAKING  TONIC TREATMENT  THE    LEDGE,    GREENWOOD,    BRITISH    COLUMBIA.  A Cure for Anaemia That is Showing Remarkable Proofs of Cures  in Stubborn Cases  APPEAL/TO THE KING.  When the body becomes weak and  run   down,   either    iiom * overwoik  ^,Vy'*������Ii seXe*Ie 1lllness> an examination of the  blood would show it xo  be weak and watery.   This condition  is called anaemia, which is the medical   teim    ioi   "bloodlessnesfa.".   The  common   symptoms   aie  paleness   of  tho hps   gums and cheeks, shoitnes**  o   biealli and palpitation ot the heait  Itei  the slightest edition,* dull eyes  and loss of appetite.   Anaemia itsell  .     is  a  dangerous    disease,  arid  -may  gradual y pass into consumption.    It  ���������   can- only   be _ cured "by .treating   its  cause-w nch is the-poor .condition of  the blood.   The blood must be made  ncn and red, thereby enabling 'it to  carry   tlie   necessary  nourishment -to  every part of the body.'  ' a,-?nl; )Villia������ls.' -Pink Pills are" the'  gieatest, medicine -in the .world for  making new, rich blood and they  havo- been curing ���������anaemia and other  uiood diseases-for nearly a generation and are now recognized tho  wor d over as an invaluable household remedy.  , Mrs. D. Estabrook, Brooklyn "Road,  "N.B., says--"My daughter Gertrude,  who  is  now  m  her  sixteenth   year  ���������      was sickly* from early ohildhoocf wo  wore  constantly  doctoring    for    hor,  but it did iiot seem to help her in the  least.   In fact as she grow older sho  seemed   to  grow   weaker.      She  was  always pale and listless, suffered from  headaches,- dizziness  and; palpitation  of  tho  heart.    She, did  not rest ,at  night and would often toss and moan  the whole night;,    Finally,  she   had  to discontinue going  to school,  and  as  she  wns ���������continually  taking  doctors  medicine without benefit, I grew  discouraged, and "eared we would lose  Tv ,inW- h ws -1 ink Pills andl Anal-  ly decided to do so, By the time she  had taken three boxes there was an  improvement, and a little later she  was able to return to school. From  ��������� that on she grew stronger, had an  ���������excellent appetite, slept-well at night  and is now as healthy a girl'as you  ���������pini8������-,,1 believe that Dr- Williams'  link Pills saved her life, and as a  mother I would recommend these  -   . Pills to every, family in which there  ���������are young girls.  ��������� All medicine dealers sell these pills  ��������� . or you can got them by mail at 50  ?     s������������������   box   or  six   boxes   for  S2.50  from The Dr^ Williams' Medicine Co.,  Brockville, Ont. .  Judges Consider Petition to His Majesty From Ceylon.  A'remarkable appeal to "the King  from a sentence of death, subsequently commuted to twenty yeais' imprisonment, coming from Ceylon, was le-  ceutly. considered by, a judicial ..committee in London.  The judges taking part were the  Lord Chancellor, and Loids Ashbourne, Macnaghten, Kobeitson, Atkinson, and Collins.  The petitioners were two Cingalese  ladies���������sisters���������-named Loku Nona and  Punch i Nona, and their servant, Wai-  tnn, a boy, aged 14, -whose alleged  offoneo was the murder of a maid,  iianw-d Carlina, at Talahena, Ceylon,  in July last.  The trial of the accused took place  at Colombo in November last and lasted eleven days���������a jury of seven���������by a  majority of six'to one���������convicted all  three defendants.  Mr. Justice Renton, at tlie request  of the prisoners' counsel, stated a case  for the consideration of the Supreme-  Court", who upheld the conviction and  sentf-ncs.  His Majesty was now asked to grant  special leave of appeal on the grounds  that tlie injuries alleged to have been  inflicted by the accused were not proved to have caused the death; that the  judge, in his charge to tho jury, erred  ir. law and made statements not warranted by the evidence, and that there  was no legal evidence to warrant tho  conviction. ,  ��������� The story for the prosecution was  that on the night of July 31, at about  ten,, Loku Nona, with a club handed  to : lior by Peregrino (a .manservant),  struck Carlina, a girl of about 18, on  the lipad; that Carlina fell, crying  "Anima" (mother), ,that Punchi Nona  put her hand over Carlina's mouth  to stop,further-cries; riind that Loku  Nona then told Jane ��������� a servant girl  about 14���������to bring a knife.  Jane then brought a knife from the  kitchen, and gave it Loku Nona, who  handed it to Punchi Nona, saying,  "Cut her throat"; that while Waitan  held his ,hand. over Carlina's mouth  Punchi Nona inflicted, a cut with tho  knife upon Carlina's tliroat; that Carlina then lay still, apparently dead,  and that shortly afterwards Carlina's  body was carried away towards the  shore, to be thrown into the sea.  According to the medical-evidence  the cut on the throat was^ot fatal,  and the cause of death was concussion .of the brain, produced by some  blunt instrument like a club.    Four  -yi-IE Celluloid Starch package is large,  but the  amount of work it  will  do  makes it seem enormous,    That's one of  the advantages this starch  has over all  THE  HOUSE IN  SUMMER.  All Drains and Sinks Should  Be Well  Flushed Out.  during the heat of summer that are absent during winter.  Conditious from which there is no  fear of danger to tlie family health  during cold and frost will become a ,  serious menace when once the hot  weather sets in, especially if it should  be a clamp summer-what is often described as "muggy" weather  9 YEARS  BAD  LEG.���������HEALED  BY  ZAM-BUK.  niore and better work,  Celluloid  Starch gives  a limber, lasting stiffness  that will not  crack. Ask  your grocer  for it���������if he  hasn't got it  he can get it.  Mr. C. Johnson, of Poplar Hill  Cieek, Athabasca Landing, Alta., says:  "About nine years ago a running sore  commenced on  my right leg caused  '   ROMANCES OF AUSTRALIA.  Discovery of the Rich Coolgardie**-Un-  successful Prospectors' Find.  by a ruptured blood ^d^ttoS | gold  findinf^an? f^onSf and  Dalfy Salt  ings weie intense. I had a very sore  leg indeed, and had very small hopes  of ever seeing it healed, in fact I was  told by seveial who had known such  sores that I wouuld suffer with it for  life When I was almost in despaii  T lmaid of Zam-Buk and commenced  using it.    Other salves I had   used  Lar-re Sample  mailed FREE  oh request.       a i,]  Never Sticks.  Requires no Cooking  , d'lie Brantford Starch Works, Limited, Umntforil, Canada  r*"***r**v*"**ft^'-'M*''**''*1'1''1"''"    "~   o"*-    "���������.uluui. "=>������"&   ii/.    vmui   buives  i  naa    usou  It is an acknowledged fact that these   ea������Red me much suffering, but Zam-  1'b ^rlAnrllv* . :<*������~~ .. J_      , ...       P. I, lr... c r\r\i K i\A '. + U a    ������������ *U -.':' ~,, J . . -Ill i  She   Knew.  Applicant���������No, ma'am; I couldn't  work in a house where there were  children. ���������'  Mrs. Kcephouse���������But we advertised tor a girl who understood children  are deadly foes to health and life  and are'the means by which many infectious diseases a re carried. Therefore everything must be done to combat them at every point.  As soon as there is reasonable ground  for thinking that fires are done with  [ remove 'as .far as possible all heavy,  thick curtains, unnecessary rugs, etc.  They,do not look cool-and only act as  dust,collectors.  Replace  them   with   light  washing  materials,. chintzes,   Indian   matting,  reed blinds, etc.  The small clothes raotb commits se  Buk soothed the pain,���������-.and ���������.although  it appeared for some time to be doing  no good yet I pei severed and as soon  as the wound became clean, it was  only a mater of three or four days  before ill was healed."'  ��������� Zam-Buk cures cuts, burns, pimples, ulcers, ringworm, itch, piles,  running sores, blood poison, and all  skin 'diseases.     All stores arid drug  these stones, however, possess more  interest than that of how the famous  Coolgardie mines, in Western Australia, were discovered in 1892���������mines  winch have since yielded millions of  pounds worth of gold. Luck played a  great part in the discovery, but it  was the reward of,perseverance.  In April, 1802, two Victoiian miners named Bayley and Ford struck  out for the noitheast of Australia, but  after traversing 250 miles _'they'" lost  their horses and had to turn back.  Equipped witli fresh horses, they started again on what proved to be a long,  tedious and futile journey, for, once  more they were forced to turn back���������  this   time   for   want  of   water.    The  'j i   ���������      ���������������  o-*"i uibeuses.     nn stores and clnur-1 +i,,-.j   ������������������*       .   ���������    ,,'   ���������������������������*���������**-������������������     J-'*e  gists, 50c. box, or from Zam-Buk Co.. I K������������������        pt  WOn  them- fame  and  Toronto  w   -    ..- ���������.������r..wu uinuiuu. The small clothes raotb commits Re-  Applicant���������But 1 do understand 'cm ..*0lIS rnVagos in a house. Nothing of n  though,  ma'am   That's why I won't wooIen op fluff   natm.e is safe from ,t  work whore   they    are.��������� Illustrated lA��������� ���������,,���������,.���������.. ���������,���������,.,..._   ..    ���������  Bits.  Sores Flee Before It.��������� There are  many who have been afflicted with  sores and who have driven them away  with Dr. Thomas' Eclectric Oil, which  acts like magic. All similarly troubled  should lose no timo in applying this  splendid remedy, as there is nothing  like it to be had. It is cheap, but  its power is in no way expressed by  it low price.  If we would make corruption stop,  Let's have a cop to watch each cop;  And lest the cop that tags the cop  Shall let his watchful vigil drop,  1171.;.���������::���������.!   All winter clothes, blankets, .and so  forth, which are to bo pnefced away until winter returns must first be thoroughly shaken and brushed and in the  case of furs gently combed through.  The drawers or boxes Into which the  articles .are to.be stored must bo clean  and, If water will not bo harmful, washed out with a strong solution of carbolic acid. This can be purchased ready  mixed at any oil merchant's.  Use lump camphor or some other  moth preventive liberally among the  layers of clothing, and it Is wise to pin  the different articles up in newspapers.  Moths are fastidious creatures,,and it  The-passionate rhythms of the  "Merry Widow" waltz floated through  the office and tho boss looked up from  his desk impatiently.  "Frederick," he said, "I wish you  wouldn't whistle at your work.''  "I ain't workin, sir," thc office boy  replied calmly; "I'm only just whist-  lin'."  Why, have a co^ to watch the cop  That tries to cop' the .other cop;' mic..- Anyhow, I have proved its use to  And then to make the thing sure-pop, be successful.   Paste strips of paper  And keep 'em all from going kerflop, over any cracks In the boxes, drawers  A final cop to tab the cop or cimiinnn-ia cn ���������> +������ *��������� "-  Dr. J. D. Kellogg's Dysentery Cordial is compounded specially to combat dysentery, cholera morbus and all  inflammatory disorders that change  of food or water may set up in the  stomach and intestines. These complaints are more common* in summer  than in winter, but thoy. are not confined to the warm months, as undue  luxness of the bowels may seize a  man at any time. Such a sufferer  will find speedy relief in this Cordial.  --i- -- ��������� *..��������� cop  3hat cops the cop on t'other- cop  Would surely not be malaprop���������  If this don't work, why, give it op.   .  - ���������Harper's Weekly  Bill-It is said tliat.Alexander the  uicat when on a campaign ate the  lations of a common soldier.  -nil ���������    ,IKlrdi,d the P������01* so*dier get  -notlnngP-Yonkers Statesman.-  HOW'S THIS?  We offer One Hundred Dollars Reward for any case of Catarrh that can-  not be cured by Hall's Catarrh Cure.  ��������� ..     F.J. -JHENEY & CO., Toledo, O.  \\e,  the undeviiennd,  have  known  F.J. Cheney for the last 15 years, and  believe him perfectly  honorable    in  all   business  transactions  and  financially able  to  carry out any obligations made by his firm.  .    '      Walaing, Kinnan & Marvin,  Wholesale Druggists, Toledo, O.  lias-Catarrh Cure is taken internally, acting directly upon tho  Wood and mucous surfaces of the system. , Testimonials sent free. Price  75 cents per- bottle. Sold by all druggists. 6  Take Hall's Family Pills for Constipation.  A Surgical Carnival.  Oak Lake,' Man.���������Many or our "citi-  oiunt instrument like a club.    Four   'fus   , ������ have.operations to be ner-  distinct contusions were found by tho    'f01'"10cl  nncl  ">''l*o  have  been  waiting  doctor who made the post-mortem ex-   '0|;1J|'-Burnhain's return from abroad,  ���������     ���������      * -      leave for -Winnipeg- th*s. week to be  operated on by that surgeon.   ���������*   -   ���������  "The steamship people complain  that they have exhausted all the  names ending in 'ic.'',' ���������  "Nonsense. There's the Gastric,  the Dyspeptic, and they might launch  a nice family vessel and call it the  Paregoric".  Plagiarized Anyway.  "Scribes didn't seem to be at all  sore when they hissed his opera."  "Of course not. Ho knew that none  of the music was his."���������Cleveland  Leader.  'doctor who. made the post-mortem examination. .  Sir R. Finlay, in laying the petition before the court, said the c.nly  witness who;deposed to having seen  the alleged ' murder was the servant  girl Jane���������a'child of "fourteen���������whose  evidence was open to suspicion, because, if true, she was an accomplice;  her testimony was not corroborated,  and it was contradictory and. rebutted  by other evidence. The girl had given  two contradictory versions of what she  represented to have happened, and in  neither was she confirmed by a single  witness. What was the alleged motive  for this brutal murder���������if murder it  was?  Thc accused, Punchi Nona, agod 23,  ,was said to have been seen by Jane  and Carlina behaving improperly.  Because Carlina had talked freely  about the matter, the suggestion was  that Punchi Nona and her sister do-  tpnninod to murder her. All' these  statements were falsified by medical  testimony.  The Lord Chancellor, at the close  of the argument, announced that the  oommittee would advise His Majesty  to give special leave to appeal, and  their lordships would be prepared to  hear the appeal as soon as it was  ready.  Any, application to mitigate the rigor of the punishment or to admit the  accu    ���������������������������'������������������  my life* I never "  "Now, now,  Miss  Kitty."  "Never  ate  an  egg  without  salt,"  continued Kitty.  TO CURE A COLD IN ONE DAY  Take LAXATIVE BROMO, Quinine  Tablets. Druggists refund 'money if  it fails to cure. E. W. Grove's signature is on each box.   25c.  i��������� ������������������������������������, ...      -,     -������������������n.o,nuuu jl  I    "Miss   Kitty,     I've   hoard   it.    cn*,!  ink  l,Swdr,a7 thG'lne at Prlnter's   ,-,at a kiss ^Hhout6 a moustichf is  Z -J^ ���������   '5^ ������*!"��������������� to   ^trtlffv^11110^ Salt' iIs that B??"  asked the young man, who was des  uiairti    i '���������'-  or cupboards, so as to'proven t"the"en**  try qf these little household pests.  All "drains,- sinks/etc, should'- frequently be well flushed-out with clean  water during the summer. A good plan  for those who'possess a garden-hose  Is to put it down every drain for about  ���������five minutes once a week, ,the water  being turned on at full pressure. This,  of course,, is not permissible if there  should be a shortage of water in any  j district. Anyway, use a good disin- ,  fectant, either in the form of liquid or '  powder,..  In such localities where no system of  running water or* sewers exists all refuse must be carried off through the  drainpipes some distance beyond the  house and well if it Is used for drinking purposes.  poralely smitten. , rno rr<, ,     ���������  ."Well, really," answered Kitty, "I     "'T"1"/ J���������"10?.  P������������ in  a  claim  don't know-I  can't tell-for in all   ���������������W   v th������ lan? on which th*s  niv lifp-T ���������������,������, "   - \ maJvelous discovery had  Wn   m^i������  First they found that which-to them  was more precious than gold���������namely, i  water.   They   found   a  natural   well  known to the scattered tribes of that!  far-away   country    as   "Coolgardie."  pitching their camp beside the well  they turned their horses out to feed  and  started  prospecting  tlie  country  "0"'   Ford picked up a half ounce  ���������wF /"d before ni*='ht they had  gathered in oyer twenty ounces of  gold. 1 wo or three weeks more surface prospecting was rewarded with  over two hundred ounces. By this  time# food supplies had given out, so  keeping^ their own counsel concerning their discoveries, they returned  to civilization, laid  in a fresh stock  theiPrrEl1SD������o1rSadI0nd  hMtcMd  ba������k  t0  tw14iin n fT days of their return  they   happened   upon   the   reef  that  "slS"w������etfrdiCrf^^Beginnin? tthi  slug weighing GO ounces, they picked out from a cap of that reef in a  few hours upward of 500 "ounces of  In 11" ,-?ayley' carrying 554 ounces oi  gold journeyed back to the nearest  mining own, exhibited his find to  ^i."1.1* ���������-de".  P������t in  a  claim  Salts  thor  oughly.  No lumps  or grittiness  -the  Butter-.,*  makers'  favour-  '$  Allege  KINGSTON,  ONTARIO  ARTS  EDUCATION  THEOLOGY  MEDICINE  SCIENCE (Including Engineering)  The Arts Course may be taken without attendance.  For Calendars, write the Registrar,  GEO. Y. CHOWN, B.A.,  * Kingston, Ontario.  Knickcr���������What is "Roosevelt's idea?  Bocker���������That power should be lodged in thc chief rooter instead of the  umpire.���������New York  Sun.  Absolutely all packet teas and most  bulk .teas show the grocer a larger profit than "Salada" but few of them  show as much satisfaction to the consumer. 29  You Can't Cut Out  A   BOG   SPAVIIf   or  THOKOUtiHl-IN. but  A NEW COOKBOOK.  Magistrate (sternly)���������Didn't I tell  you the last time you were here I  never wanted you to come before me  agai?. ?  Prisoner���������Yes, sir; but I couldn't  make the policeman believe it.���������Tit-  Cits.  17111 clean them oflV'aml you work tliB  horde same time.Doe-i not blister or  remove the lialr.. - Will tell you more 11  you write. g'.OO per bottle, delivered.  Book '-0 free.  ABSOKBINB, JR., for mankind,  jgl.llObottle. Curi-s- Varicose Veins, Varl-  coeele, Hydrocele, Ruptured Muscles or  li.'ameiits.Enl.'irfied (,'lauds, Allays fain.  Genuine jnfd. only by  ������. f. fOUNG, Pfl^WHonmoin-'i Sf./SprtngfieltJ, Hastr  I.YUAN SOUS & CO.. Montreal. Canadian Agents.  Also furnished 6y Martin Bolt A Wynne Co.. Winnipeg.  Tht Nations! .Oris & Ch.mloal Co.; Winnlptg and Calgary,  tod tt*nder~ n *ro������. Co. Ltd.. Vancouver.  . "Old mail,-1 hate to say it,    but  you're drunk."  "G'wan, I've been to a new-thought  banquet. I'm thinking in curves."-  Couner-Journal.  Ask Your Friends For Signed Copy of    DAPILES CURED IN 6 TO 14 DAYS  Their Favorite Recipe. . PAZO OINTMENT    is .guaranteed tc  1   -  ���������'?'������e any case of Itching, Blind. Bleed  Minard's    Liniment,   Lumberman's  rriend.  Proud Mother���������And now, professor what do you think of my daughter s  execution?  Great Musician���������It would be a most  excellent idea.  Minard's Liniment Co., Limited.  Yarmouth, N. S.  "* -������������������- ���������'"'.*""-**u ���������-������������������ ">��������� ciuum, niu      "jentlomen,���������In January last, Fran-  ���������cused to bail, pending the hearing,   cis Leclare, one of the men employed  ust be addressed to the authorities    by me, working in the lumber wood*?  0.������,fl/.r. 1.nrlni       .1, ������. - W\y\AO,  Away V/ith Depression and Melancholy.���������These two evils- are the accompaniment of a disordered stomach  and torpid liver and mean wretchedness to all whom they visit. The surest and speediest way to combat them  i���������     ...Ul. T������ ���������     It-.-'*" ���������  tn Ceylon.  had a tree fall on him, crushing him  fearfully. He was, when found, placed  on a slt>d and taken home, where grav-  fears ...were entertained JEor his recovery, his hips being badly bruised and  his body turned black from his ribs  to  his  feet.      We  used    MINARD'S  is with   VnV,;���������TQ���������C V   y"-" "���������������>=���������..���������   ecuier   served    tne   company   for  4-  which   will   ^'.W"-?.-?, "Fllls'   W*1*- Wr- Green ,las rc<*ntly re������r5d  wlllCIl    Will    restore    flip   Tipnlfhfnl    no_   ���������    .xt   i i* *. . ,J     <-v*i.,-j   _..v^wV    u I   V������-,V* Utl������ Is/H-i X   III***);  which will restore the healthful action of the stomach and bring relief.  They have proved their usefulness in  thousands of cases and will continue  to give reliep to the suffering who are  wise enough to use them.  "Dotte's case of brain fever lasted  a king time,, didn't it?  "Yes. tho germs wasted a   lot  time finding his brain."  A Hero's  Return.  Memories of stirring scenes are recalled  by Mr. John  Green, who has  been for many vears stationmaster at  the Victoria station of the South-East- i"'"arrf^* \'P u?ea, MINAKD'S  ern and Chatham Railway, and alto- WMMENl on him freely to deaden  ecther served the company for 44 J-"? Pai"' ,and wlth the use of three  Cran-rc  M- "n.n������������ i.������������������ _������������������������������������n��������� _.i.*���������.i    uottles'tie was completely cured and  able to return to his work.  SAUVEUR DUVAL.  Elgin Road, L'IsIet Co., Que.  ���������i  You  can't vote  in Norway unless  you have been vaccinated.  Diamond Back Terrapin.  Th* government fishery experts d*&  Clare that less than 20.000 of real diamond  backs are hi existence in and  about -the Chesapeake  and  tbit  tbe  toothsome reptiles are eagerly purchas  ed at prices ranging from $175 to S200  per dozen.   The ri vers, .���������reeks, ma rsb-  es and.inlets of the Chesapeake territory   fairly   swarmed   with   diamond  back terrapin forty years ago, some of  them   fully twelve Inches across  the  , ������hell;   None of thpse Is ever seen now,  Eight inch terrapin are like pound goli  nuggets.    Negroes made a precarious  living In tbo old days soiling diamond  backs to farmers at 00 cents the bar-  rel for bog feed.    A  barrel of elgbt  Inch terrapin would now eaflly brlni*  51,500.���������Exchann-"  Naturally enough, seeing how often  royalty use Victoria when traveling to  Mie continent, Mr. Green has seen a  good deal of the reigning family, and  quite  recently lie was  introduced to  both   the .King ..and   the   Prince   of  Wales.  Of all the exciting scenes that Mr.  , Gioen has   witnessed,  he   gives   the  ������'\ p'llm   to   that   which  occurred   when  Lord Kitchener (then Sir .Herbert) returned  triumphant from Omdurman.  "When the boat train steamed into  Victoria   station,"  says   the   veteran  "tho enthusiastic throng broke through  the barriers which had been provided  by the station staff, and polico and  soldiers   were  swept    off  their  feet.  Lord  Kitchener was literally carried  I... i        ... .  Fender of Electrical Science.  Dr. (-filbert of Colchester, England, is  generally considered as the founder of  the science of ��������� electricity..: ETe appears  to have been the first philosopher to  repeat carefully the observations of  the ancients and apply to them the  principles of **fentific Investigation,  .ii order to determine If otheribodies  possessed the same property as amber,  he balanced a. light metallic needle on  a pivot and,observed whether or not it  was affected by causing the excited or  A gift suitable to any time of tlie  year, original, homemade, is described  in the Woman's Home Companion.  Have you ever thought of making nn  autograph cookbook? It.ouly reuuires  a little care aud patience to have a  cookbook filled full of original recipes  of dishes fit for a king.  First make a list of your Intimate  friedds. Those noted for their good  cooking and housewifely virtues of  course should head tho list. Write to  each of them a.personal note asking  them to write out and send to you their  favorite recipe. In each note inclose a  stamped envelope with a sheet of paper of uniform size for the .written  I recipe. Then wait.  Presently In will come whole Socks  of white envelopes/each Inclosing the  recipe which is the particular pride of  the particular housewife who donates  it   And before long what a collection  you will have!   When all the names  have been accounted for, you must get  to work, and  bind the sheets into a  book.. Vellum makes a good cover,and  if a more serviceable ono is desired  ooze leather,  purchased at a -leather  shop, may bo used. Red leather, lettered in gold or black, looks well, and the  initials of the lucky-recipient should be  added in one corner...Just see what delight this gift will bring, and you will  then feel amply repaid  ing or Protruding Piles in    6 to 1*1  days or money refunded.   50o.  Tho  only  legitimate    way  to  kill  tune is to_wprk it to death.  The Simple life  is best. To live naturally; work  during the day, keep your temper,  eat_ three meals and take a Beech-  am's Pill regularly, as required,  there is no medicine for the simple life, or the strenuous, like  Ask for  Minard's  and take no other.  MUSIC LOVING  NAPLES.  SEWING SUGGESTIONS.    ..���������.........,,   -���������"..*-" - rubbed body to approach It   In this  away by the crowd and it was only way he discovered that many bodies  by an almost superhuman effort thai no>*<!P������c*Pfi n,a n,��������� . . f. ooaits  several policemen helped him to S^Lh -P ^ ������f attractin8  reach another exit, where he escaped K , subst������nces. Gilbert also discov-  in i hansom." f.rC(1 tue fact tllf*t atmospheric condi  tions have much to do with iVeetrieal  Without  Alcohol  A Strong Tonic       Without Alcoho  A Body Builder  Without Alcohol  Without Alcohol  A Great Alterative   Without Alcohol  A Blood Purifier  \ A Doctor's Medicine Without Alcohol  Human Heads as Garden Border.  An acknowledgment was given recently by Sir Edward Grey, the Foreign Secretary, of a resolution passed  at a meeting at Hither Green calling  for Government interference In connection with Belgian rule in the Congo Free State. The occasion was a  lecture by Mrs. Christopher, who,  with her husband, was a missionary  mnny years in King Leopold's tern-  tory, and she told a very gruesome  tale.  Mrs. Christopher said she had  known whole districts denuded of natives owing to the instructions of Belgian officers. One of these officers,  "ho wpnt out to punish the natives  for failing to hand in sufficient rubber, returned with twenty-one heads  of men and worn in, which he used  afterwards to ma-re a border for a  flower-bed in his garden.  phenomena. Gilbert's book. "De Mag-  note," may be fairly considered the  pioneer  work  in  electrical  science.  Ayer's Sarsaparllla   Without Alcohol  iers  W������ publish our forftiQua  W������ b������i*!*.h"il*rohol  **>     from ourjgiidltlaei  /��������� urgojrou to  ooanulfyoitt  ���������too tor  Ayer's Pills are liver pills. They act  directly on the liver, make more bile  ���������ecrctcd. This Is why they are so valuable in constipation, biliousness, dys-  fiepsla, sick-headache. Ask your doctor  f he knows a better laxative pill.  ���������������I������������<U by th* J, O, Aju Co., IrtwoU, M������M.���������  When March 4 Falls on .Sunday.  James Monroe was the first president  to. have a term begin on Sunday.  March 4. 1821. was Sunday, and therefore Mr. Monroe's second Inauguration  (he was first Innugurated In 1S17) occurred on Mondny, March 5.  The beginning of a presidential term  did not again fall on a Sunday until  1841), when Zacbury Taylor wus Inaugurated Monday, March 5.  Tho third occurrence of the phenomenon was nt the Inauguration of Rutherford B. Hnyes on March 5, 1877, nnd  the next occurrence will bo In 1013.  It Is said that Mitred.4 was selected  for Inauguration day by Bcnjnmln  Franklin on thc ground that this (Into  would fall on Sunday a less number of  times than any other for two centuries  succeeding tho establishment of tho  government���������Norfolk Landmark.  The Stone Age.  The stone age still exists among somo  of the Islanders of the south Paciiic and  the Eskimos of tho extreme north as  -well as In a few other spots hero and  thero on the earth.   The progress of  early culture In Europe seoms to have  been from the south and east toward  tho north nnd west, so that the emergence  of tho different peoples  from  their ago of stone was accomplished  much earlier In southern and eastern  Europe than In  the north and west  But, while..tho stono age of different  areas Is thus not necessarily synchronous, it seems to bo true of nil European areas that this Is tho earliest condition In which man has appeared upon  fliera.  This holds for all other areas as  well, evidences of tho stono ago having  been fully established In India, Chlua,  Japan, Africa and tho Americas.  ���������- To prevent knots In cotton while sewing always thread your needle before,  cutting the cotton from the spool. This  will prevent both knots and twisting.  Baby's bibs ure prettily embroidered  in the cross stitch with '"coarse embroidery cotton. The designs used are  pictures of animals, birds and other  things that appeal to tLe infant mind,  and as the cross stifeb is one of the  easiest methods of embroidery baby's  belongings cau always be decorated lo  this way.  What the circular skirt was n few  years ago we now see the godet pattern. The skirt portion is fitted  smoothly over the hips, and the front  is cut In n deckled point. To this is  attached the plaited flounce, which Is.  short in front and high in the back.  For n linen skirt the pattern-is graceful and stylish..  For the baby Is made a lovely little  coat of white 'handkerchief linen lined  with washable white china silk. A  circular collar Is trimmed with a lace  riifile, and the little sleeves and nil  edges are trimmed In like fashion. The  It Has the.Poorest and Happiest People  In the World.  It Is estimated that a quarter of a  million people in Naples live from  hand to mouth, aud there are hundreds  of children who subsist out of the garbage boxes and who sleep in churches  and on doorsteps.  The taxes In  Italy to provide warships and to keep the nation on a war  footing with the other powers are really stupendous.   There is a tax on everything, says the Delineator���������grain In  the field, fruit on the vine, old bottles  Fuel  aud   foodstuffs   are   very   dear.  Only labor Is cheap.  For the very poor  meat is a luxury unheard of. and even  macaroni is too dear to be indulged iu  often.   There are any number.of per  ambulating street kitchens, where various kinds of soup, cakes and fruits  are  sold  In  portions  costing  1  cent.  And yet these people seem very happy.  Bands of.musicians are always playing in the streets; the guitar and the  mandolin are to be heard everywhere���������  on the boats, in the hotels, and the  stranger is lulled to sleep by a soft  serenade under bis balcony.  The story teller thrives in Naples, as  there are so many idlers there. He collects a little crowd around him and  proceeds in the most dramatic way,  gesticulating wildly and working his  face  Into  the  most excruciating expressions, to re-ite stories of adventure or other events, much to the edification of his hearers, who to show  their appreciation are often betrayed  into giving a sou which might have  been better spent for bread or polenta.  The public letter writer Ts another  street dignitary of Importance and in .  great demand, especially  with  timid j  and  buxom  maids of- nil  work who  bnve  theaiselves   neglected   to   learn  the art of writing.  Of such the public  letter writer holds all the secrets of  their loves and Is often their adviser  as well as amanuensis.  _.   iu.au-wi wiiicu mis  marvelous discovery had been made  ,and_ hurried off to the field again with  a party that numbered 150 men, besides coaches and horses and all the  paraphernalia    of    prospecting    and  camping.   In their wake in course of  time  came. gold-seekers  in  hundreds  and   thousands. -From   Bayley   and  Ford's  mine there was taken in the  first nine years of its history 134,000  ounces of gold, valued at $2,650,000.  Almost as sensational as Coolgardie  were the Londonderry and Wealth ol  Nations "finds." The Londonderry  was discovered by a party of unsuccessful prospectors, on their way back  to Coolgardie. Two of them picked  up some rich gold bearing specimens.  After a brief search the outcrop of a  reef was exposed, from which in the  course of a few clays they took out  from 4,000 to 5,000 ounces of gold.  From the cap of the Wealth of Nations reef gold to the value of $1,000,-  000 was secured in a few days.  FOOTPADS IN LONDON.  Gangs  of   Robbers   Attack   Residents  In Western Suburbs.  _. Hooliganism has spread from Shore-  ditch, Limehousc, and Whitechapel to  the quieter suburbs of London.  A band of ruffians are infesting  Wimbledon Common and are making  it unsafe for respectable people. At  nightfall, and sometimes even in the  light of day, women, children and  occasionally men have been molested  and robbed.  Cases have been reported in which  people have been suddenly attacked   "QTMTIlir *B     *T*'*W'Tr''iJlP'  by loafers, who are, in fact, nothing   aLrHMJlL*r<     1   TT i.r***l JU  but footpads   and, taken by surprise,   Sj^S^  in sheer self-defence paid tribute to   piy with Canadian inws  these hooligans of the road.   A- resident in the Upper  Richmond  road,  Putney, was unexpectedly faced by a  couple   of   ruffians   who   demanded  money.   While he was remonstrating  with them some one flicked him over  the eyes with what he describes as a  "light   twig."       He   turned   quickly  around, but was then seized by the  other, two, while the man behind pinned his arms to his side.   His pockets  Pills  Told Everywhere.     In boxes 25 cents.  -WANTED  to hear from owuor having  A   GOOD   FARM  STANDARD 506 ft. p.r balc50 lbs.  MWILA 550 ft. p������ b.lc 50II..  MANItA 600 ft. ptr bale 501b..  ^f-ree on  board cars  Cnlcary  $4.75  5.25  5.75  J-'roe on  board can  Winnipeg  $4.38  4.88  5.33  ... .... wv ... ,?c, u.tic���������u,p..*.i      o. f o    I     Id.33  Orders accepted for one- bale or moro. Terms cash  with order or C. O.D.  Prompt shipment and satisfaction cuarnnteed.   Ask us for price on car lots.  COOPER CORDAGE CO.. Minneapolit, Minn.  Failed to Relieve.  On the mighty deep.  ���������������".7flrrTi,LS1^'   ills Pockets} ���������,J^e   Sreat   ocean   liner   rolled   and  n t n?e1 ?*?d when they had taken    P,tcued.  an he had his assailants fled. "Henry,"  faltered  the younrr  bride  I "do you still love me'"   w ,.uu  ,113 cissauams lied.  A gang of hooligans, most of them  from 4he notorious neighborhood of  Gerrattlane, haunt the Common for  the express purpose of assailing and  robbing helpless people or of blackmailing others.  A police official assured a newspaper man recently that, though the  Common is well patrolled, it will not  be   secure   until   the   general   public  -   unites with the police in suppressing *-*.,t ���������f ..    n  ..  *"  this latest development of hoobean-      ������������������^������        - -   ,e 0rd,nary-  sm. * noougan-        Say," queried the high browed man  "More than ever, darling.'" was Henry's fervent answer.  Then there was,an eloquent silence.  "Henry," she gasped, turning her  pale, ghastly face away, "I thought  that would make me feel better, but it  doesn'tl"���������-Southwestern's Book.  I think," he said, "that the culprits are some of Mr. Galdstone's released convicts, and they ought to be  back in prison. Meanwhile a bold  front and a stout ash-stick will prove  a wholesome corrective."  Pineapple Juice.  Garlic eaten raw will cure a cold In  the bead, grip or Influenza In the first  stages, but hi cases where prejudiced  people refuse to test Its virtues Irish  ,   ��������� ��������� ,,  --���������---..-������������������������    moss lemonade made after tbo  well  pattern Is lirst embroidered with small    known   Ua:rsc0(j jemonado  rcclpe and  blue forgetmenots. and tho coatee Is    taben for botll mcut nnd drink stands  next on tlie list  !    Pineapple juice will relieve Inflamma-  i i.    ������ ..    .-  as he entered the drug emporium,  "have you Bigbead's balm for baldness?" ....;��������� i  "No," replied tbo druggist, "but"���������  "Oh, yes," interrupted the prospective customer, "of course you have  something just as good,: but I want  what I want   Seel"  "You are mistaken, my friend," said  the pill dispenser. "I haven't anything  just as good, but I hare something  that Is far better."  blue fnrgetiucnots. and tlio coatee Is  tied with blue ribbons  Rents In City of Mexico.  "The prices.that are asked for rental  of houses In the City of Mexico are  something .appalling to Americans,"  said George T. I.essing of St I.oujs.  "I expected to renin In there the better part of the year nnd thought I'd  got n house and send for my family.  With this Idea 1 went forth In search  of n domicile, but was staggered at  tho cost   For tlie commonest kind of  a two story dwelling the agents wanted from $150 to $200 a month and from  that up to $2,*100 a month for thoso of  more  pretentious architecture.    It  Is  true that these figures aro In Mexican  money, which Is just one-half tho vuluo  of our own currency, but even with  this allowance tbo rents are far In excess of thoso charged In tho cities of  tho United States.   In many other ra  tion of the throat Iu tho most advanced  and chroulc cases and will cure all ordinary attacks. In both membranous  croup and diphtheria pure pineapple  Juice either raw or fvoiu the canned  fruit will cure when tbo entire apothecary shop has beeu tried and found  wanting.  Heat Wave   In  Melbourne.  The recent heat wave in Melbourne  broke all records even for that sultry  city, the temperature   in   the  shade  reaching 112. The previous record was  105, and that had not been beaten for  over 30 years. About a hundred deaths  resulted from heat apoplexy/and for  a time the people of Melbourne were  almost panic-stricken by the dread of  some frightful  visitation.    The heat  led to some curious happenings.    In  a  church   up-country punkahs   were  installed, and during tho service kept  continually going.    At another coun-  ���������.,    ���������,���������������������������,,  try  church   the  clergyman  who  had I bowels   are   enlivened   to   action.  been conducting the morning service '  30 miles distant officiated in tho afternoon in cricketing flannels, as ho  had no other clothes in placo of the  perspiration-drenched _ garments in  ivhich ho had ridden in the broiling  sun. Melbourne has also become concerned about tlie damage to the Town  Hall organ caused by tho heat.  You Blame  the Stomach  But   chronic   indigestion   will   disappear  when  the    liver,    kidneys  and  Von Hutten's Misery.  Very sad was tlie fate of Ulrlch von  Hutten, one of the greatest writers  Germany bus ever produced. Dnable  to earn a living, ho was reduced to  tramping through tho eotintry, begging  food and Fliolter from the peasants.  Oue bitter winter's night both were refused, and next morning ho was foimd  frozen stiff and cold In the drifting  suow outside the village.   "Tho only  A Cruel Thought.  He���������If you refuse me I shall go out  find hang myself to tho lamp-post in  front of your house.  She���������Now, George, you know father  said he wouldn't ho-vo you haneine  around her*  The Girl at tho Game.  "Why don't you watch ��������� tho gnine.  Laura?" '  '   ;  "What's the use? Vou (old me the  umplro man was paid to watch It.  Lot him look after It. I'm sure I don't  want the Job."-Clt.'velund Plain Dealer.  .���������������������.    ������������������ .      ... "". * "���������"������������������"���������'* ���������" I -h't-S Iio died possessed of besides the  lol  Vng,,n MCXC������ ^ vct* wa-lrags ho wore," says his biographer  sonablo/'-IhilUmoro American. Zulnglln, "was a pen."       01������8rapnor'  A Mixup.  Knlckor-DId .louos get excuses confused?  Bocker-Yes; told his boss tlint ho  bad been detained nt the ollic-e and his  wife tliut he Inn 1 ix-cn up with tho  baby,���������New V'nrk a>\u.  You are skeptical.  For you have tried many medicines  nnd still suffer from .indigestion with  all its annoying symptoms.  Tako n new lino.  Leave tho stomach alone, for tho  source of trouble is in the intestines  and healthful digestion can bo restored by tlie use of Dr. A. W. Chase's  Kidney-Liver Pills.  In some ways this treatment is  unique.  It lias a specific and combined action on liver, kidneys and bowels,  brings about a thorough cleansing of  tho filtering and excretory systems  and thoroughly cures indigestion and  constipation.  Tho first doso will convinco you  that you are being benefited and you  will soon know what it is to have u  healthful, natural appetite and good  digestion.  Together with tho reliability of his  Receipt Book, tho extraordinary success of, this medicine lias made Dr.  A. W. Chase world famous, his portrait and signature aro on evory box.  Dr. A.' W. Chase's Kidney-Liver Pills,  one pill close, 25 cts. a box, all dealers or Edmanson, Bates & Co,, To-,  ronto, Ont. ,  W.   N.   U.   No. ������30. THE    LEDGE.    GREENWOOD,    BRITISH    COLUMBIA.  ai*m.-n\vrv*t.n*c'-*i���������-*"* ���������  ��������� ' ���������������������������** "*"  ^1111111,11111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111%  ^TRACTOR  AND BU  Em  H   Dealer in j������  |    Windows, Doors, |  |       Turned Work and    ������  | Inside Finish. |  | SlllNaLlilS, BRICK, KTC. |  j IV1ANITOBA |  I Wood Fibre- Plaster I  = PHONE   65 =  Hotel.  GPeenxjuood, 6. C  The oldest hotel in the city, and still  unili'.r the same iiianiifremciit. Rooms  comfortable, inc.".Is equal to any in tlie  city, and thu bur s|i)>pli<-3 only the best  Corner ol tlreenwood und ('ovurmnuiu  streets.  J.W. flelson  and   Paper  lliinsrinfr.  Painting  Make it a pleasure to solei-i your wall  poper hy liu ving* the Spokane Paint and  Oil Co's S'aiuplo Hooks hi-oujrlit to your  home. ' The Choicest Patterns, the  .Most ICxquisiiii Coloiiujrs. All "New.  No Tiresome tit-arch Among Shop-Worn  Antiques.  The LioTjuest  Spokane Ptnees  In your home, at your leisure, and  upon the understanding' that you are  under no obligation to purchase. This  is my offer���������send for ine now.  geo. H- 'THomPsoH,  Painter and Paper Hanger,  Third Floor, Mellor Block  Tlie Kootenay Saloon  Saudon, B. C, has a line 01 nerve  bracers unsurpassed iu any mouo-  tain town ot the Great West. A  glass of aqua pura "given free with  spirits menti  sgppsg'"'*?  Mm'  Slimmer Excursion Rates  EAST  From Greenwood to Winnipeg1  Duluth, Fort William, St.  Paul  Chicago $ 7-2 '25  New York   103 50  Montreal   105 CO  St. .John, X. 13    1-20 00  St. Louis     07 50  Toronto    cJt '10  Ottawa  105 00  Halifax   131 20  Sydney, C. B    130 90  Tickets on sale J lav 4 and IS,  .June 5, (>. If) and 20,-Julv 0, 7,  22 and 23, Au������ust (i, 7, 21 and 22,  1908. First class, round trip, 90-  Day Limit.  Routes���������These tickets are gord  via any recognized routes in one  or bolji directions. To destinations east of Chicago aro good  via the Great Lakes.  a  For particulars  call  on local  ���������igents or address  ,i. lint;, i). r. a., Nl-iiom.  C. If. ,-llr.rilKKriON, a. T. A.,  *iVliiiil|M'f;. Mull.  V  M IN Kit A I. ACT  Certificate of Improvements  NOTICE  0 IC fiiiil Iviinhoe Mhifiriil Ctiiliii**, situate in 1-lnr:  (irci-iiH-f)O(l  MluiiiK  Division  of 'Villi*   DU-  trl'st.   Wlii'ii* Inflated: On Hie N'nrtli   l-'ork  nf Ciiiiiuii rrijnk, Simillcinitr'i Division of  Yule HMrlft.  TAKI-* N'u'l'ICK Umt Sniniiel T.'I.sr.-ieii, Kroe  Mlin-r'-" Ci'iiiiliiiiitii Nn. II 0.1111. und Harry H.  TIkiuii. l-'ioi* Mlner'n O'ltUieute No. II li'jl'i,In-  li'iiil. flxlv flays from date hereof, to apply to tlie  Mliiinir lli'i-iinliT for a Certllicato of Improve  tnents. fm  the puriiosi* of rjliliiliilni; a Crown  ('runt of thcnlovu t-Ialin.  Ami further take  notice  that, action,   under  seeton    !)7,  must,    he  coininniifeil   hefore   ti,e  iSMtmnee of huc-Ii Cnrtlllcatool Iiniiroveuient-i  Dated thlH 11th flay of Jaiumry, A. D. V.x\H.  TO   DKI.INQI/KNT   (JO-OWN I* US  To J. P. Myers Gray jniid to the Ksl.-ite of ihe  -hitu Jiulf,u [,(!aniy, in- to whuinsoever tliu.y  inuy have Iransferrcd tliolr liitorust*) In the  Jenny Kriictlon Minoral Claim, sitniteil In  Deadwood cntfi|i. (treenwood   Mlnln*; Di  vision of Yale Dijtdet. It, C,  You .lire heiehy uotilied that I have oxi.eiid.i.1  film iiiiom the uliovu niluenil elaliii. nnd flint If,  within wiliiyH from the (Into of this notice,you  full vr refine to cuntrilnilu j-fiur proportion of  the ithovfi inenllonifl   fctmi.Jtoj-other with the  f-o������t-i of iiiherllifiiiK your luterest.-i In  the eulfl  claim will heeotne the property of the uiiilur-  HlKiied  miller Section   1  of the  Mlnurul  Act  Aiiieiiflmeiit Aft, WW.  June 2fi, Knih. JOHN LUGY.  FOKM NO. a, LAND ACT.  Vnlo I.nml UMrM, IMnI.i-Ic-1. of .SlniUUii-  llll-OII.  ' TAKK NOTICK tlmt I, Vulwillnu Oyiu-H, of  NelS'in, H. O,, fiei'ilpiillon AkoiiI, Intcid t.o  apply for tierink-ilon to inircliiino the follo.vliij,'  (ri'.scVllieil linifl.Hi Conuiu'ticliutiit ii pfHl plaiitcil  ai/rii.-iliiHt-iiHt ofl.li������ N. VV. cornei- of Lot ,'11,'in,  tliuiii-u north -in cfi'iItiM. thoneo west ao cl-nlnt*,  tlieiico nortli W) elialim, theiiee west 'U) chains,  tlieiif-f Hfiutli HI c'lialiiH, thence en.it -ID elmln.s to  \Zl ot "w",,n* "'va'&'K-By^ w  fi.O.Snillli.AKulit.  General Merchants, Midway, B. 0.  Hay and Grain always  on hand. Sleighs and  Wagons and Implements  of all kinds carried in  stock. The 'very best  goods   at right   prices,  nelson, n. C. '  wholesale  dealers in  Produce   and   Provisions  J. E. Cameron.  Leading Tailor of tlio  Kootenays.  Kaslo, B. 0.  The Hotel Slocan  Three Forks, 15. C, is the leading  hotel of.the c:ily. Mountain trout  unci game dinners a specialty.  Rooms reserved by telegraph.  Hugh Wiven, Prop  |4emmatfketJ-lofcel  Is the home for all tourists  and niilliiiiaires visiting New  Denver.   Uritisli J Columbia.  HENRY   STEGcE.   PHOPH.  The Green-cuood Bpaneh  Nelson  Iron Works  Ik now prepared to nuike  all kinds ot Iron, Brass or  Copper Castings. First-  class    work    guaranteed.  Geo. JVI. Holt,   manager*-.  LESLIE CRAWFORD, Lessee.  R. A. BROWN  FERRY, WASH.  GeneralMerchant  Dry Goods,  Groceries,  Boots and Shoes,  Stationery,  Hardware,  Tobacco,  Cigars, Etc  Fresh  Eggs   a   Specialty  m  - In Fhoenix is situated on a delightful elevation and from its  windows can be seen all the scenic  beauties of this famous copper  camp. The excellence of the cuisine  attracts the attention of all who  are kind to their inner man, and  tlie bar contains fluids that, would  please a Greek god, while it is not  necessary to be up so high in order  to smoke any of the cigar?. Miners,  Millionaires and Tourists always  welcome.  CHAS. H. FLOOD, PROP  oico. r. wi'i.r.s,  I'roprlutor.  ���������##>���������$  nelson, B. 0.  I'.. TOUT If INS,'  "lliiliofrui*.  First-class in everything-.  Steam heat, electric light,  private baths. Telephone  in every room. Finest lavatories in 13. O. First-class  bar and barber shop.  'J'Jus meets all trains.  Duttiii April nil. uiooh.  NOTICE.  IN THK MATTER or tlio I.miil HepiHlry Act  niirl In the! iniittur of tho tltlu to purl i)',I,ot US,  Mhifk Ia Mnli <|i-, Groonwfiod City.  vvincniSAS thu OrHllciito of Title, of John  M. Cropluv, hfiliiK Cf-rtlllunto of Title No. Ufffiiu  to thc iihovi- liorf.'illtuiiii'iitN, luitt hfjcn IriHt or (In-  Mln-yetl ntul nppllcnll������ii hiw hoon runtln to nm  Torn'luiillratf'tlifi'uof.  NOTK'-K la lierchy (,'Ivijii Unit n iltipllnnto Ccr-  Mllentoof Tltlu to tho uliovu liun.-fllliiinunlH will  ho isdiiinl nt tliu Rxplmtion of 01111 tiioiitli rnmi  tlieiliito of Hi's llr.st. nilhlli'iitloii licrnof uiili:H9  in Ihi) iiiKimtline vnllil uliJcuMiiii to tho i-ont*  ntry Is iniifle to mo In wrlllnjf.  Jjiiiid Kuf,'iBlry Ollli:i!,i  KnmlooiiH. I). O,, Juno litli, 1IMH.  W, H. KOMONOa,  Wlsirlet Ko(cl>itritr.  Ts published every Thursday at Greenwood, B C , and the price is $s a year,  postage free to all parts of Canada, and  Great Krilain. To the United States and  other countries it is sent postpaid for  4--.50 a year. Address all letters to The  Ledge, Greenwood, B. C,  R. T. LOWERY,  PUBLISHER.  GREENWOOD B, C, JLT1A* .9, 1908  jte.  <uNiot<[Rir']U*ar.i>  T^ScS?���������  A blue murk here indicates that  your   Subscription   has  become   deceased,   and  that the editor   would  once more like to commune with  your collateral.  Evkuy smile is a  step  towards  heaven.    Dunns and  not love prove thc  depth  of love.  Tin-* way to  hell   is  paved with  hard-luck stories.  W i* can see  the  fool  in others,  but nob in ourselves.  Somi-* men nover drink except  when living with their wives.  BictNO a coal town one would  naturally expect to find -the Elaek  Hand in Fernie.  Vaiui-ty is the spice of life.  Even kissing the same woman all  the time becomes monotonous.  In some parts of E. C. it is quite  a heavy tax upon the people to  properly support the saloons and  churches.          Whkn discovered by the world  Slocan lake district will become  one of the great summer resorts of  the world.   TJali* of our diseases can be  cured by forgetting ourselves, and  the other half by living entirely in  the open air.         One bad egg will spoil an entire  case,' and one egotistical, jealous,  fault-finding woman will poison an  entire household.  With l'armeis east and west of  us there is no reason why Greenwood should not have an agricultural fair every fall..  Ii* money "was-"as -easy - to-bur-  row as trouble we- know several  people who would be multi-millionaires in a week.  We have many bright business  men in the Boundary, but their  education in the art of advertising  has been sadly neglected.  Tiir church and the grafters  control the government of Canada.  The common people put up the  money and have the privilege of  voting. ���������          There.was a sensation in Xel-  son the other day. One of the old  inhabitants left ten cents on a  restauraut table and the waiter  dropped dead.  A gkeat many people suffer  from diseased imagination. They  think they are sick when all they  need is hard work and less time to  think about themselves.  We are still largely savage.  That is why we shoot off lire-  crackers, beat drums, hoist flags  and lose our dignity upon certain  days of the year that commemorate  dead events.       ,  The man with progressive idea,s  in reference to church, state and  society is always hooted at hy those  .whose brains are mud. A jackass  will bray at an express train while  packing goods for its owner.  Is nearly every town in B. C.  that contains Chinamen in any  ntimbers can be found one or more  opium joints. Hop is smoked by  quite a number of white people in  this province, with a few coke and  hypo fiends to vary the misery,  Or.D age can be staved off for  many years by drinking a quart of  buttermilk every day. Add a little olive oil to your food and your  chances of a long life will be  doubled, provided you exercise  temperance in all things and keep  on being as cheerful as Jack Lucy.  It is estimated that the production of copper in North America  this year will amount to 422,000  tons, an increase of 25,000 tons  over the production of last year.  Copper is becoming a trade barometer and its rise or fall denotes  the conditions of business all over  the continent.  In Victoria a few days ago, Miss  Elizabeth Daniels completed her  hundredth birthday iu good health  and spirits. She partly ascribes  her long life to the fact that she  lias not taken any medicines for  sixty years. We would like to  know if tbo venerable lady uses tea  or coffee, aud if she has found any  virtue in buttermilk as a foe to ago  Wi-: aro almost inclined to believe that some dogs can read.  Last week we announced that the  (log Peter, who' hangs around this  print shop, had been lost. Two  (lays later Poto'came running into  our oflico wil.li a menu card iuliin  mouth". Laying it> on the floor In-  pointed with his paw to the word  porterhouse and barked. Pete is  wise, except in his choice of opponents in a dog light.  Complaints reach us from time  to time from people claiming to  having been robbed in some of the  saloons of Greenwood. These unfortunate people should mako definite statemenls 'is to name, and  place, and tell their troubles to the  police. We do not run a'detective  agency, _���������  Some .business men carry sentiment iuto their adverti-siug. They  advertise in a Grit or Tory paper  according to their feelings politically, but none carry the sentiment  so far as to refuse to sell goods to  a man who differs from them in  polities. Any merchant who allows politics to interfere with his  advertising should retire into private life. He is too sensitive to  court publicity.  Fiiom the reports in the press it-  appears that Foley, Welch &  Stewart are paying scab wages to  the men who are helping them  build the G. T. P. railway out of  Prince Rupert. Jack Stewart of  this great firm of railway contractors put himself on, record in  -���������aying that his linn would not employ Japaneso or other Asifttie  labor in B. O. Where is the difference between hiring Jap labor  or paying Jap prices for white  labor?   YA.cctxATi.vii to prevent smallpox is simply blood poisoning with  animal matter aud increases tuberculosis. Few people die of smallpox in Canada, but thousands die  of the white plague. The white  plague is propagated hy vaccine.  The compulsory * vaccination of  children in Canada will he a gigantic blunder, a fearful injustice  to the rising generation, aud a  sacrifice to medical superstition.  The press of the Dominion should  rise against it.  In the interior of B. C,1 quite a  number of Hindus are working at  the sawmills for S3.50 a day or  less. They live principally upon  flour and water. ��������� Once or  twice a week they may get some  pork or a chicken. As the cow is  sacred in India, they will not eat  beef, which no doubt helps to keep  their teeth from wearing out.  Quite a, number of them since  coming to this country have learned  to drink liquor and to use tobacco.  They do not work on Sundays,  which inspires us with the hope  tnafRome" 'day'"'they may-become  Presbyterians.  To fouck vaccination upon  3-'>,000 children in this province before they can again attend the public schools is a sop to medical'  superstition, and an outrage upon  the innocent young. Long ago  fear and filth gave smallpox a  clumce to decimate the , human  race, but under the attacks of  modern sanitation its virility has  become almost impotent and no  oue with a clean mind and body  need fear this pustulous affliction.  There is not one single case of  proof on record that vaccination  has saved anyone from contracting  smallpox, but thousands have died  or suffered injury from being inoculated with filthy vaccine poison.  Through faith and .imagination  vaccination may lend courage to  the ignorant, untutored or unthinking mind aud fortify it mentally  against the disease rendering immunity through a lack of fear, but  from a physical standpoint it is  one of the greatest fakes and delusions ever foisted upon a fear-  cursed and superstitious universe.  To practically force vaccination  upon 33,000 innocent children  looks.to us like tho offering of a  huge sacrifice to the fetid fetich of  decayed and moss-grown medical  science. Away with such a horror, and let the blood of the young  be pure!  The Prince Rupert Empire says  that thire is not a single newspaper  in H. 0. free to discuss a public  question upon its merits, nor an  editor who does not allow monetary or other considerations to  swing his opinions. This is true  because it is impossible for any  newspaper in Canada to discuss all  questions in a free- and honest  manner without being shut out of  the mails. The only editor bold  enough to run a strictly honest  and independent journal in B. C.  had it twice shut out of the mails  through tho. influence that the  church and politicians had over  the automatons who unroll the red  tape in thc postofiice at Ottawa.  The excluding of this journal from  the use.of the mails in the most  tyrannical manner was a direct  ship at the liberty of the press, yet  not a single editor had the nervo  to take his neck out of tho collar  of bondage aud mako a protest  ugainet the outrage. Just as long  as we have such a baud of chicken-  hearted pen-pushers in Canada  will we have a press that is sunk  in servitude to the grafterB in  church, state and society, who  through power, custom aud precedent grind the poor, tho weak and  the ignorant between tho millstones of fear and tyranny.  The Kootenay Bello reigns supremo in many a camp. It is a  cigar that brings delight aud appreciation wherever smoked.  Tho Spokano Interstate Fair  Race Program has just been pub  lished, and will be Hent to any. address on application to Robt. H.  Coagrove, Secretary, Spokane.  From the looks of this program^  the racing at the 8pokane Fair'  this fall will be the best ever. The  Relay Race is" to be piit on again  and $1,500 is to bo given ,for it.  The total amount of purses for the  six days' meet is $15,000.  Wlddowson, Assayer, Nelson, B. C.  No use talking���������this old .world  isn't a bit like a novel. In a novel  when a girl gets sick she gets pale  and "-big-eyed and looks like an  angel in a 'white cashmere loose  thing that might be a wrapper and  might not be. In real life she has  a red nose, swelled eyes, her hair  ���������is out of crimp, she has a red flannel rag around her neck and a  faded.calico dress on,, so that the  turpentiuo and coal oil and goose  grease won't hurt her if they soak  through and if you' kiss her you  can taste quinine "and rhubarb all  day.   The Columbia' cigar is a large  and free-smoking cigar. It is sold  in all mountain towns and made  in Nelson.  11 handsome servant girl is always closely watched.  When you want a monument or  headstone, write to the Kooteuay  Mar bio Workri, Nelson, B. C.       *  Without waiting to decide  whether or not a man springs from  a monkey there seems to be justification for the woman jumping  from a mouse.  Wedding rings made. Diamonds  mounted. Work that will stand  comparison. E. A. Black, Phoenix.  A. man calls his wife by the  pretty title "Virtue" because she  is her own reward���������she does all  the housework and gets no wages.  It's no wonder that the' women  favor the'wearing of bloomers as  they are supposed to be tight at  the knees and the mouse would  have no ghost of-a show.  Largest stock of jewelry in the  Boundary to select from. E. A.  Black, PhoQnix.  When a girl deliberately lets a  yoiing man see her with her hair  in curl papers it's time for him to  transfer his affections.  The Kootenay Cigar Co. of Nelson have in the Royal Seal a cigar  that is known and smoked between  the wheat country and the blue  Pacific.  Eve was content to take one of  Adam's ribs, but her daughters  are not satisfied- until they get a  fellow's pocketbook.  Throughout the Boundary- at  the present moment scores of the  followers of Ike Walton are whipping the streams for trout with  fishing tackle that.they bought  from McRae Bros in Greenwood.  Few firms carry a larger or more  varied slock.  Fully nine-tenths of the so-  called tough luck is due to a combination of poor juegment and  lazilies'*.    At the Turkish Bath house  in Nelson you can get Turkish,  Russian, salt water, medicated,  and tub baths. The Turkish bath  is one of the greatest health-producers in the world.  The fire bells call out more people than the church bells.  Had Improved.  The late T. DeWitt Talmage had  the rare gift of winning at sight  the love and trust of little children. But one instance of this  faculty will not be found among  any of his compiled reminiscences.  Dr. Talmage while in New York  one Sunday was the guest of a fellow clergyman, whose five-year-  old grand-daughter climbed up on  tho distinguished visitor's knee  after dinner.  Desirous of airing her biblical  lore, the child opened the conversation by saying;  God made me, didn't he, Dr.  Talmage?  Yes, dear, replied the divine,  glad to find such infant piety.  God made you too, didn't he?  went on the little one.  Yes, answered Talmage.  The child paused for a moment,  glancing at a mirror that reflected  her own laughing, baby face set in  a halo of golden curls ; then looking up iuto the guest's lined and  rugged face, said :  God's doing better work nowadays than he used to.���������Pittsburg  Times.  NELSON, b:Q.v  Now Under Old and Original  Management.  E. E. PHAIR   -   -   MANAGER  C. J. CAMPBELL  NEW DENVER  Provincial Assayer and Analytical Chemist. Correspondence  solicited from any part of the  country.  Dealers in' ".<.'���������.,  ptresh and, Salt,. JVTeats, f?ish and,Poaltiry.  Shops in nearly all the towns ol'." Boundary, and  I ���������"  ���������     the Kootenay.-  ������ ,'���������,.. , - ,   -  ������e������������m^m������^Qmtw&������@&mQG8������Q09������mmQ������9Qmm������9������&  X  Kings Liquer Scotch-Whiskey  ,12 Years Old- -!  J. W\ Burmester s-White Port.'  Jas.'Hennessy & Go's 3-Star Brandy.  GREENWOOD LIQUOR  CO.  IMPORTERS, GREENWOOD, B: C.  eaS  IBBgE^SaSQSSSSBBSB  Thousands of Testimonials Proclaim  PHOENIX = BEER  to be the Best Brewed in Western Canada.  Phone 138, Greenwood.  Phoenix Brewing Co.  Successors to the Elkhorn Brewery, Co. -  Is the best 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.  McCiung &  Goodeve,   Propr's.  PHOENIX, B. 0.  Is opposite the Great Northern depot and is a delightful  haven for the weary traveler. Great veins of hot water  run through the entire house, and bathrooms are always at the service of those in search of material  cleanliness. The dining room is an enemy to dyspepsia,  while the artistic appointment of the liquid refreshment  makes the drinks go down like eating fruit in a flower  garden, The sample rooms are the largest in the mountains aud a pleasure to drummers with big trunks.  JAS. MARSHALL        -       -       PROPRIETOR  j������ffl������mms)������)iEi^^  BANK   OF IIMONTREAL  ESTABLISHED  1817.  PAID   UP  CAPITAL, $14,000,000.        tREST, $1 I^OOO.OOO  UNDIVIDED PROFITS, $422,689.98  General Baukine Business Transacted.    Drafts issued on nil points, and Colleo  tlons mado at lowest rates.  SAVINGS BANK DEPARTMENT   *1    W. F*. PROCTOR,  INTEREST ALLOWED ATCURRENT RATES    J MANAGER GREENWOOD BRANCH  |f1fm^  Commercial  Hotel Greenwood  Eooms 25 and 50 cents a night.  -'-���������-.'������������������''���������������������������'���������'���������-V'MRS.'M. GILLIS.  Cbc Pacific RoieL.  *���������*<>  Mountaineer and Kootenay Standard Cigars.  Made by  %$.'m\\n $ ���������o., nelson  Hotel   Alexander  PHOENIX,   B.C.  Is a comfortable home for  the minor and traveler.  Good meals and pleasant  rooms. Pure liquors and  fragrant cigars in the biir.^  McGillis & McLaughlin  PROPRIETORS.  KASLO  HOTEL  KASLO B. C.  Is a comfortablo home for all  who travel to that city.  COCKLE & PAPWORTH.  Ts under Hie management of Greig1  .    & Morrison.   The Rooms are Comfortably furnished, and the bar contains the  best  brands of  wines,-*  liquors und ci^rar.*).  Cbe Pacific Cafe.,.  Js thc bent-appointed Restaurant in  the   interior  of British Columbia.  Tho best cooks and inns1; attentive  waiters only employed. Open all tliej  time.     MRS. ALEX. GilFJG,  Proprietress.  T^EpOflT HOUSE]  Nelson. B. C, is run on the  the American and European .'. ;  plan.   Nothing yellow, about  the house except the gold in  tl-e safe.  Medoi7<2   &<.  TrcgillLi^  !J  Tobaccos, Pipes, and all othei  Smokers' supplies. Next, door  to Pacific hotel.  j. p. flood!  Job Printing at Tho Ledge.  Frank Fletcher  Provincial Land Suhvkyor,  Nelson, ���������B.'O..'  I  mmmmmsso^ssaakissnrsssxssssstii^sssss^i  MUHMlMIM  UJJIIMIHIU.IWMIUU,

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