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 . '  ;  r  u  i   *.  \  *  /.<  A^i^M^.  Vol.- .- XV.  i'....'it    '"*';*-.     . ���������  .     ...  \'t '      r' ,  fit. 'A si  rr  GREENWOOD, B. C,"THURSDAY, JULY 8', 1900.  \ ���������  No. 52.  i  BilHB-MB-!������Hmi*^^  7  f  White Skirts ;  Our stock of Ladies'  White Muslin Underskirts is large and complete. ��������� . Lace 'and embroidery trimmed.  Prices very low.  81.25 to 87.50.    -  I  I  Dry Goods. t    Millinery.  si____________^_t_______s__-  Boots and' Shoes.*  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.  McClung ,& .Goodeve,, 'Propr's.  James J3uchanan & Co's  BLACK AND WHITE, AND  \QUBE  GREENWOOD LIQUOR  CO.'  IMPORTERS, GREENWOOD, B.C.     ������  PHOENIX,- B. C.  Is opposite tlie 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 aitistic appointment of the liquid refreshment  makes the drinks go down like eating fruit 'in a flower  garden, ' The sample rooms are the largest in themonn- ^  tains and a pleasure to drummers with big trunks.  ' '  JAS. MARSHALL        -       -       PROPRIETOR 1  B-ffHB-.-g-Sairi-fl^^  fffi*---!---^--;.-!^  PHOENIX BEER  | is delicious in taste and free from impurities.   Order  a case or bottle at the earliest-opportunity.  |  Phoenix ������������������= Brewing - Co.  (Limited.)  The Pride of Western Canada. Phone 138, Greenwood  -****qg**rjt^-t;*-*5^  Passing Throng  .&9909Q9Q&Q9QQ90Q  - Blake Wilson will be in tho city,  ���������feliis week. .  "Henry Britzens is now superintendent of the Poland-China mine  near Chesaw.  D. Williams o'f Boundary Falls  left last week for a three months'  viaib to the,Old Country.  A very enjoyable picnic was held  at the Mother Lode on the afternoon-of July 1st, followed by a  dance in the evening.  Frank McDougall, of Phoenix,  D. D. G." M.- for the Boundary!  will install the officers of Boundary  Valley lodge No. 38, Tuesday evening next, the 13th inst.  Thos. Brannigan camo down  from Rock creek last week, where  he has been working for the Fruit  Lands company for the past four  months. A large -number* of the  men havo .been, laid off for the  present. , ^*  Geo.' Heatherton, secretary of  Greenwood-? Miners' union, left  Tuesday morning for Denver,  Colo., to attend the annual convention of tbo Western Federation  of Miners, which opens on the 12th  inst. W. B. Embree is,acting secretary during his absence.  The fire brigade had a practice  run Monday evening/ The alarm  was turned, in* from the school  house, and die run was made along  copper street .and connections made  on Kimberley avenue.' The'water  was playing in less that 'four  minutes after the first tap of the  bell, pretty good work.-  A letter was received in the city  this week from Frank Mosher who  had arrived at Fort George. The  party spent some time at Quesnel  ou their way north. The greater  part of the agricultural land in the  Fort , George district has been  taken up under  the ���������'purchasing"  Harry Nash returned to Molson  Monday."-.-..' \  .'   Tho Pioneer hotel'gave a turkey  dinner last Sunday.  *  Mrs E. W. Bishop left  Mond ly  to join her husband at Kelowna. ..  James F. Cunningham was in  the' city from Denoro ou Saturday.  , Wm. Dunstan left "Saturday to  pound a drill in Wellington camp.  James and Mrs. 'Marshall of  Phoenix aro visiting the coast  cities.  J. B. V. Dunlop of Phoenix is  now cashier for the 0, P. 11. in  Greenwood.       ��������� ,       ���������   '  John Mcintosh roturncd Monday" from a trip to Nelson and the  Sheep Creek district.  T. J. Hardy, general merchant  of Midway, was in tho city for a  few hours yesterdaj*.  Mayor Bunting and Mrs. Bunting left Friday last, for a month's  vibit to coast points.  Mrs. John O'Brien and daughter  of Bridesville wero in the city for  a few days this week.  A. H. Noycs, editor of the Times,  left Friday last on a business trip  to Spokane aud the coast.  Miss 'McKenzio .of the public  school teaching staff .left Saturday  to spend'the vacation-at her home  in Rossland.-  The rpporfc of the closing exercises of the Boundary Falls public  school received too late for this  issue. ��������� ".  system, that is for speculative pur- ^usiness for his company  poses  Rev. J. Leech-Porter left on  yesterday afternoon's train for the  coast, where during tho next four  'weeks he will take a well-earned  vacation. During the' absence of  the' vicar the' morning services at  St. George's-church will be discontinued, but service will be held  each   Sunday  Press.  evening.���������Euderbj*  Greenwood, is tho homo for workingmen of all nations. It is  convenient to the smelter on the hill. The dining room is supplied with tasty and substantial food, while the bar contains tho  bust wet good?, in tho market. Electric lights all ovor tho  Hot and cold baths,  premises.  Ofla  Lofstad,   Proprietor  Qr$������Q8������QQl)$4M<&������������QQtoQQQ������Q<S 09 e999999999t^e9999999999&999  The first issue of the Granum  (Alta.) Press lias been received  at this office. It is published by  John M. Millar, formerly editor of  the Boundary Creek Times. It is  an eight-page, six column paper,  newsy, and has a good advertising  patronage. The Press looks as if  it had struck a live burg and should  be a money maker. It will be a  welcome exchange at The Ledge  oflic e.  .' Chas. Birce leaves shortly for  the East. Mr. Bierce was one of  the oldest employees of the West  Kootenay Power and Light company here, is president of the  Miners' union, and is prominent  in Odd Fellow and K. of P. circles.  He will spend a short time at the  old home in Ontario and will then  go to the Cobalt district. 11 is  many friends here will wish him  prosperity.  Midway lodge. Knights of Pythias, will be at home to the other  lodges of tho . Boundary ou Monday, the 19th inst. Geo. Chappie,  D. G-. C, will install the officers  of the four Boundary lodges, and  Phoenix, Grand Forks and Greenwood lodges will each confer a  rank, there being four candidates  to take the three 'ranks. Grand  Forks will probably confer "the  Page rank, Greenwood the Esquire  and Phoenix tho Knight.  Two big corporations. A strike.  Consultation by managers. An employee of one of the companies is  prominent in unionism. Ibis "23"  for tho employee. This is a very  short sermon, bub practical. Its  significance should appeal to every  worker. It means death to independent thought and independent  action. It emphasizes the corporation doctrine of "no quarter,"  and can only be successfully corn-  batted by continuous united effort  on the part of all wage earners,  no matter what name under which  th03' are organized.  KcV. F. J. 'Rutherford, B. A.,  arrived today to take charge of the  Methodist church in tho place of  .Rev. D. W. Scott, who has gone  to Coal Creek. Mr. Rutherford  has been in charge of. tlio Greenwood district for the past two  years, prior to which he was pastor at Sandon. Mr. Rutherford  will make good in Creston. He has  the truly western conception of  things in general, and is an all-  round good fellow. He was a  member of the Sandon hockey  team two years ago, and was their  star goal tender. Ho has the  faculty of soul-winning where  others fail. Ho and his 'estimable  wife will make many frionda hero.  ���������Creston Review.  D. A. McDonald returned Friday from, a trip ' to Bridesville,  Rock Cr.eek and Anarchist mountain points.  Campbell Sweeney, of Vancouver, provincial manager of the  Bunk of Montreal, was a visitor iu  the city this week.  The Boundary -Falls draught  club came aip to Greenwood last  week and the two hours play resulted in a draw.  P. F. Roosa, manager of _the  New Dominion Copper company,  went over to  Nelson  Tuesday on  Jas. Drum returned Monday after a mouth's visit to the coast and  seeing the sights* ot tho Akiska-  Yukon-Pacific exposition.  James McCrcath and his daughter, Gladys," re^unied from the  coast last week. ' His sister-in-  law went on to Dawson to visit her  sister in that far-off city.  The Pioneer says'that it is reported two young Greenwood,men  were arrested in Spokane for smoking cigarettes. Perhaps they forgot they were in the States.  A family from France, containing fourteen members, settled near  Beaverdell this spring. A few  more families of that size will soon  make the West Fork a hummer.  Thos.. WaUh. the Bridesville  liotelman, was a visitor in the city  last week. He has just completed  thc erection of a large burn, with  several box stalls, aud can now accommodate the sociable and. unsociable.  A.- D. Broomfield wishes to express his thanks for the assistance  aud sympathy of many friends iu  his affliction, especially to those  who came a great distance to attend the funeral and show their  respect for the late Mrs. Bioom-  iield.  W. C. Greenfield, of tho Hamil-  ton^Ont., Steen Bridge company ���������  D. C. Fraser, C. P. bridge inspector, Nelson ; E. Farr, Vancouver,  superintendent of bridges, and 0.  L. Moss, resident engineer at Nelson, were in*-the city this week  looking over tho long trestle over  Boundary creek, with a view to  replacing ib with a steel structure.  A man camo into the oilice yesterday and asked to see a copy of  the Globe, as bo had heard there  was a religious weekly of that  name published in Toronto. Shades  of George Brown. ! We offered him  tho Mail-Empire, a fairly representative religious ������������������publication of  Toronto. --Whether it will prove  a soul-stirrer or not timo alone  will determine. ,  The striko against tho B. C.  Company has not developed any  marked features. When the time  conies, and tliey are requested to  do so, all union mon, whoso organizations are affiliated with' the,  American Federation of labor, will,  of course, refuse to work for the  company or loso their union standing. Thero is no middle cours.  for a card'man to take. Ho must  either be fair or unfair.  Tho annual meeting of the  Boundary Falls school was hold  Tuesday evening. The attendance  was large, E. 0. Lewis occupying  tho chair, Owing to absence It.  Leo and P. Ryan were dropped  from the board, and Messrs. Na 11-  hoI, Lewis and B.inbtiry were elected trustees. J). S. llardio was  appointed auditor. Ib was decided to retain the services of Mr.  W. Eraser, tho present teacher, for  another year, as very marked progress has beon made by tho pupils  sinco ho took chargo of tho school.  Chas. and Mrs. McClung of'the  Windsor hotel are spending a  couple of weeks at the Seattle exposition.  A. W. rSancton, consulting'en-  ginecr of the Allis-Chalmers company, London, Eugland, was in  the district last week.  nardio '& Fraser of Boundary  Falls have established the B. 0.  Teachers' Bureau. The olivet is  to provido'Pchools with competent  teachers and teachers with schools.  Although all the other1 provinces  in Canada havo these bureaui, this  is the first one to be established in  British Columbia, and will prove  a great convenience to both trustees and teachers.  On Saturday last Mike Bast'i,  who is a guest of the province at  the local government building--)  awaiting adjustment of differences between one Rex and  himself, concluded that he was  imposing a hardship on the ratepayers, and decided to quit his  "bed and board." Saturday afternoon is a half holiday in the  government offices. "When Officer  Cirapfca was up iu the mow forking down fodder Mike got the  quitting inspiration and took the  officer from behind. -The. fight  moved out of the ceil, up the stairs  and into the open, with no one to  call time. Both were badly winded.  Mike managed to get lose with  some of his clothes on and headed  for the timber with tbe officer hot  on his trail, but nob a very safe bet  for-first place. Mike got to the  scrub with fifty yards to the good  aifd was lost to his pursuer. About  half an hour afterwards a telephone  message was received by Chief  Merryhew from Knob Hill saying  there was a man with part of his  clothes missing hiding in the brush.  Tho chief went'up to,investigate  and returned with Mike, who was  shortly afterwards transferred and  tied in his stall in the provincial  building,' there to await thc adjustment of his difference with the  aforementioned Rex.  School Closing.  Following is the programme of  the ciosing exercises..of Boundary  Falls public school": -  Address by the chairman, W.  W. Craig.  Recitation, " Welcome," Vernon  Siddall.  Song, "Maple Leaf," class.  Recitation, "Aversion to Slang,"  George Craig.  Recitation, "Psalm of Life,"  Ed. Christieusen.  Speech, E. 0. Lewis.  Duct, Miss M. Banbury and D.  S. Hardie.  Recitation, "Rock Me to Sleep"  and Reply, Aloysia and Mary  Nenzce. ������    .  Song, "A Dainty Dish' for Two,"  Vera Hall.  Lesson in Phonics, 1st and 2nd  primer class.  Speech, P. F. Roosa.  Duet,.the Mioses Allen.  Recitation, "Little Brown  Hands," Fred Christensen.  Speech, David Williams.  Song, Mr. Wilkic.  ^si������e3_{*)e-c������s������e-ji*������������&������-ffie������_*'j  The Echo group on Summit  creek will bo worked this summer and a stamp mill installed.  N. Cavanaugli is manager.  Over 200 ciatos of strawberries  are being shipped daily from Creston.  On July Ist the two ferry boats  between Vancouver and North  Vancouver collected over 20,000  fares. -  Walter *Boult, ono of .the pioneers of Vancouver died in that  city recently.  -  Bush fires are burning near Fernie this summer. '  The Imperial Bank has opened  a branch in Fernie.  The coal miners returned to work  at Coleman and other Pass towns  lasb week. Little was gained by  either side in the recent strike and  three months' wages and business  were lost.  The McGillivray Creek Coal and  Coke company is working thirty  men on its property near Coleman  and expects to be shipping 400 tons  of coal daily befsre the snow dies.  The government will "build a  wagon road through East Kooteuay to the boundary line between  B. C. and Alberta.  Four Chinamen in Trail have  been sent two months to.jail for  gambling.  The Wall Street Journal says  that the Greenwood smelter is one  of thebest managed in America.   .  A hunter lias been arrested.for  trapping beaver near Gulden.  E. Mobbs will install a stamp  mill at his Rapid creek properties  iu the Lardeau.  Bears aro plentiful at Trout  Lake City. Billy Glenn stood on  thc roof of his chicken house tbe  other day aud shot a bruin in the  brush near his house.  An automobile has got into  Camborne.  A. W. Prior has opened a jewelry  store in Arrowhead.  Earl Grey will hunt for a month  in East Kootenay, making his  camp near Windermere..   ,  ���������After mining, in Korea fer two  years Barney- Link has returned  to Rossland.  The Copper Curb-says that the  Lewishom interests have been  accorded represent.!tion upon thc  board of directors of the B. C.  Copper Co. Ib is thought that the  election of Mr. Lewisohn may  mean the consolidation of tbe B  C.   and   Dominion    Copper   com-  In a California town last Friday  ib was 11(5 in the shad**.  Will Jones, a Welsh miner/was  drowned whilo trying- to swim the.  river at Fernie.      * ��������� -  The  last  bunch   of   the* Pablo,. ,  buffalo   herd   has " been" shipped  ��������� from Montana into Canada.  The university to be built at Saskatoon will cost a million dollars.  A discovery of free-milling gold  at Lac La Rouge, 500 miles from  Piince Albert, has caused a stampede. It is also reported that rich  copper ore has .been .discovered in  that section.  Adolph "Lewisohn "has 'been appointed a director of the B. C.  Copper Co. He was iu the Boundary this spring and is said .to have  bought many shares -in .the company.  In Armstrong there are 51  Chinamen living 'in two wash-  bouses.  A policeman in Edmonton waB  poisoned last week by drinking  lemonade, but not killed. Still  there are people who object to  grown men indulging in high balls.  A cricket club has been .organized at Summerland.  Several ranchers in bhe vicinity  of Euderby were recenbly fined ������50  for setting out a bush fire wichout  first obtaining a permit.  Dispatches from Northern B   C.  state   boat the Indians object to*  white settlers locating land.  Thos. Collinge, publisher of the  Summerland Review, was married  last week to Miss Mary Cars well., .  late of Paisley, Scotland.  ��������� After selling Mainlaud cigars  for 19 years Nab Darling has gone  with tha B. C. Cigar factory of  New Westminster.  J..H. James of Craubrook has  opened a photographic studio in  Creston.  In'Prince Rupert there are 30  places selling liquor without a  license.  The postofiice at Prince Rupert  has S45 boxes.  The total sales of Prince Rupert     '  lots amount to 83,225,000.   "    * -  Near Atlin the breaking of a  dam has spoiled placer mining this  year on Pine creek. "...   __  __       -   - * -* 1  /  B. 0. Copper  Recitation, "I Wonder,  Albert  aud Fred  Nen zee.  Dialogue, Vera Hall  Craig.  Song, Mrs. and Mr. Richards  and Mr. Hardie.  Speech, Mr. Banbury.  Recitation, " What They Say,"  Georgina McCoy.  Recitation, "Lady Nicotine,"  Fred Craig.  Essay on Boundary Falls, Geo.  Craig.  Recitation, " Fee 'Ittlo Mushrooms," Katlo Hardie, Eliza McDonald, and Dora Christensen.  Refreshments.  Speech, Mr. Wilkic.  Awarding of prizes and honor  rolls.  Valedictory, Albert Christensen.  God Save the King.  Honor rolls wero awarded to  Vernon Siddall, Fred Craig and  Vera Hall.  Prize for best essay on Boundary Falls, Geo. Craig.  Prizn for highest aggrcgato in  St. IV, Geo. Craig.  Prize fer highest aggrcgato in St.  Ill, Mary Nenzce.  Wlddowson, Assayer, Nelson, B. C.  McKinley Bonded.  The well known McKinley mine  in Franklin camp was bonded this  week by outsido capitalists, reported to bo Spokano and eastern  men beaded by James Breeu. The  deal was negotiated by George A.  MoLcod, a mining man of Spokane, formerly a resident of this  city. Tho McKinley has been developed to tbo shipping stage, and  a largo number of local people are  iiitercHtcd in the property.���������Grand  Forks Sun.  Tbo Columbia cigar is a largo  and free-smoking cigar. It is sold  in all mountain towi.s and inado in  Nelson.  panics, as he holds  stock  in bobh.  Bob Fdw'ards will iu future publish bhe Eye Opener at Port Arthur, Out.  The population of Calgary is  25,000.  The Coal strike in the Crow's  Nest was settled ou the same terms  as both sides agreed on three  months previously.  F. H. Sherman has resigned the  presidency of District IS, United  Mine Workers, owing to ill health.  Probably if his health had been  good there.would have beon no  coal strike.  At Fernie for sen ling "black  hand" notices Joe Rameira was  given 14 years in the pen.  Tbe jam factory-in Nelson can  put up 1400 tins cf fruit a day.  The world is moving, especially in  the West, for in the days when  George Caldwell fed hiscayus-es no  one expected to see a canning factory in Nelson.  The editor of the Creston Review recently sent the editor of  the Moyie Leader half a crate of  strawberries. If they lived in the  sa.no town it mighb have been a  crate of bricks.  Ib will cost the C. P. R. about  875,000 to repair the damage done  by high water in the Slorati.  Miners returning to the West from  Cobalt say that the great silver  camp is full of idle iiu-ii.  Iu the Similkameen H. It. Bobbins will take up bis residence at  the Apex as a director of that mine.  Near Wenatcheo a son of John  Morris recently died from the bite  of a rattlesnake.  In one day lust month SO Chinamen landed from a vessel and paid  the government 810,000 to get into  Canada.  The sawmill at Three Valley is  to be rebuilt as soon as the machinery arrives from the East.  At Saudoi* J. M. H-irritf won his  suib against the Byron N. White  Co.    This should help Sandon,  Professor J. C Gwillim of  Queen's 'university is' making a  tour of B. O. He fnrmerly Jived  in Kuslo and Nelson.1  A lire wiped out Cobalt last  week, causing a loss of half a million. Tho fire started in a Chinese  restaurant in a locality whore  about forty '''blind pigs" were doing .business. Three thoiiKaud  people were rendered, homeless.    ,  ���������The output of copper'made in  190S was 47,271,014  pounds, having a gross" market  value of $G,-  240,249;   .This is the largest year's  output that the province  has ever  made; and is an  increase over the  preceding year in  the amount produced   of   6,441,894   pounds,   or  about 15.7  per cent,   but despite  this   substantial  increase   in  the  amount  produced,   owing   to  the.,  flower average market value of the  metal for the year 190S, tho value .  of this year's output is 81,926,295,  or 23 .*> per cent less  than was the  output of 1907.   The average market price for the year 190S was 6.8  cents a pound less  than  it  was in  1907, and this means a  direct loss  to the producers of 83,241,674.  Kootenay Central.  Surveyors during the past week  have been laying out and cross-  sectioning the route to be followed  by the Kootenay Central from Jaf-  fray to Fort Steele. It is said that  actual construction will commence  this fall or early in the coming  summer.  The advent of tho Kootenay  Central will attract the attention  of the farmer and home-seeker and  a new era of prusp -rity has un������  donbtedly dawned for the resi*-  dents of Kootenay valley.  Unheard of Honesty.  Movie Leader.: Somo time ago  George Laurie of Creston had a  man working for him as sawyer,  but later be was set at work swamp*  ing. As sawyer lie got 82.75 ������  day and when he quit lie was paid  that wage for all the time ho was  in Mr. L'uirio's employ. After  his return to his home in North  Dakota the 'man wrote back tho  following letter:  ., Esmond, N. D , June IS, 1909.  Mr. George Laurie, Esq., Creston :  Dear Sir : I was working for  your conipaii}* lasi winter ab Alice  siding a:*.d I got ������2.75 a day, bub  [ did not earn that much all the  time, so I am sending you back  some,-audit it is not enough let  .nie know as soon as you can,  Yours rcFpectfuily, Martin Sinner,'  We have record of another new**  paper mau retiring at tho age of 50  independently rich. ' Thrift aud  honesty always wiu out. IIo  started twenty years penniless and  rotireil worth 875,000. lie always  made ib a poiub to attend strictly  fo biisiiKW, try to please the pub*  lie and paid bis way as he went,  with the result that he is on E���������sy  street fur the rest of his days. Au  uncle in the old country died recently and loft him $74,550. Ho  sold his business for 8450.���������Dib*.  triet Ledger, Fernie.  Poverty makes thiov  ties uiukcs grafters, y-Kt-^M^-i-*,  jtimu^vi^ikAilvM^CM-Mi^u* ������_.   i  -A!  THE   LEDGE,   GREENWOOD,   BRITISH COLUMBIA.  0  Acted Part of Good Samaritan  and Suffered Thereby.  AIDED WOMAN  IN  DISTRESS.  Touched His Sympathetic Heart, but  at the Cost of His Watch, Pin and a  Wallet���������Wife Called Him Easy Mark  and Innocent Babe.  [Copyright, 1909, by T. C. McClure.]  R. BOWSER has a program  for coining home from the  oflice which seldom varies,  lie leaves tho oilice at a certain minute; he rushes for a car; lie  catches it or perishes iu the attempt;  he secures a seat or does likewise.  There are times when he escapes a  row with conductor or passenger, but  they occur only at loug Intervals. Five  blocks before he reaches his street lie  begins to crowd out ou the platform.  Sometimes he is elbowed In return  iiud asked If thero are bristles ou his  back, and sometimes people simply  swear nl him under their breath. He  demands that the car be brought to a  full stop, When be has descended lie  remembers that lie has left his evening j Bowser  cuum i ao out escort lier hornc?  "Vou could have come along about  your business and let :iome one else  play the guy Lothario."  "There you are! That's you to n  dot! Mrs. Bowser, I hope that the  next time you go to church in tlie  evening a big loafer will try to carry  you oil' in his arms. You are so hard  hearted that you have no mercy on  your own sex, Why, If I hadn't offered my escort I should have beeu  put down as a coward and a cur."  "Very well. You butted iu, and what  happened?"  "I walked along beside her to hr;r  home. She was so weak and trembly  that I had to sustain her all the way.  I didn't know but I'd have to call an  ambulance."  "Well, yon got her home?"  "Yes. And then I went in to light  the gas for her and to see If tlio fellow was lurking around. He might  be waiting there to cut her throat, you  know. She didn't come in, but sat on  the step all tlio while."  "Go on."  "Well, the fellow was there. The  hall was dark, and I had only got In  when he jumped on me and infllcti.-d  those hurts before 1 was aware of his  presence. 1 rallied after a minute,  mid 1 think he is in a hospital by tills  time."  "And the perfect lady out on the  steps���������she didn't mix in?" asked Mrs.  KING'S MAUNDY GIFTS  ANCIENT   CEREMONY    IS   STILL  ,     OBSERVED IN ENGLAND.  paper on the seat and pushes his way  back to get it. Lie is finally free, but,  us a rule, has something to say to Hie  conductor and is answered back in language appropriate to the occasion.  The other night, when tie usual hour  in lived and there was no Bowser, Mrs.  Bowser begau to wonder, '.-'en minutes later she was anxious. When  twenty minutes had passed she  thought of mangled remains lying in  the middle of the street. Just half an  hour had been ticked off by the clock  when he unlocked the front door to  hear her exclaim:  "So you are here at last! I was never so worried in my life!"  "Yes; 1 am a little late," he answered  ns he hung up his overcoat.  "A little late! Good gracious, what's  happened?"  As Mr. Bowser turned to her she  saw that ho had a cut lip, a bloody ear  and a swelling eye and that what few  hairs lie had on his head were lying  around in a most bewildering fashion.  It was evident that the*Gatun dam on  the Panama canal had given way at  last.  "I don't care about any dinner," he  said as he made for the sitting room.  WOMAN   STANDING   IN  WAY."  1*0011*  "You may get the camphor aud witch  hazel and some rags aud tix me up  Maybe I'll have an appetite later on."  "But what has happened to you?"  she insisted.  "Just a little incident hardly worth  mentioning. No use to talk so loud  and get the cook all excited."  She brought out the medicine chest  and got out what was wanted, and as  she began binding up the hurts she  said:  "Xow tell me all about it. Were you  dragged by a street car?"  "Of course not. I was corning home  nil right when I remembered that I  had no cigars in the house. I got off  to get some."  "And the car suddenly started?"  "I told you the car hud nothing to do  with it. It may have suddenly started,  or it may have hung around there for  half an hour. Am I going to have n  black eye?"  Wasn't  Kicked by a  Horse.  "Yes, and a bad one.  You'll have to  wear a green patch over it for at least  two weeks. You didn't get kicked by n  horse, did you?"  "How silly you talk, Mrs. Bowser!  What would I be doing with my eye  against a horse's heel?"  "Then go on and It'll me about it.  This ear looks as If a bulldog had hung  ou to It."  "Well," he said after getting up to  look at the ear In the mirror and sitting down again, "I had got the cigars  and started to walk the rest of the  way home when I saw a woman standing In a doorway. I could tell by her  attitude that she was scared."  "But you came right along aboul  your business?"  "No, ma'am; I didn't. I stopped  right then and there about my business, ner nttltude appealed to me. I  saw that she was In trouble. I walked  up to her and asked her what the  matter was."  "And of course she burst Into tears  ot once!" sneered Mrs. Bowser.  "There  was  no   bursting about  It  She was already crying.   She told me  that she had been followed and insult*  3d by a scoundrel."  "Oh, I seel"  "If you see, then yon stop rlgh'  there. I won't have It. She was a Der  feet lady, nnd I'd have been a loaror  not to have listened to her. Just such  nn event Is liable to happen to you  tiny evening."  "But she could have appealed to the  police."  "There were no police nrouud. They  had nil gone oft to funerals or sonic,  thing else."  "Well, go on."  "She lived throo blocks nwny, nnd  Bhe asked me to escort her home. She  wua trembling nil over, nnd I never  pitied a woman more. She uaU\ the  man was a divorced husband and ho  bad actually threatened her life. What  "1 think she screamed."  "But you are not sure?"  "N-o-o-o."  "Anil she had gone wheu you Anally  got out of the hall?"  "V-o-s."  '���������That's nil. Shall 1 send over for a  chicken and make you some broth?"  "Chicken? What iu thunder do I  want of chicken broth?"  "Oh, if you don't want it to steady  your nerves for the shock to come, all  right!"  "Woman, don't let your jealousy  make you talk like an idiot. 1 saved  that lady's life. There's no doubt of it  j I got hurt a Utile in doing it, but wliai  ! man would not have run the risk? I  {������������������hall not be in the least ashamed of  my black eye. I think, however, I'll go  over to the drug store and get something stronger than witch hazel. What  are you grinning about?"  "Nothing. I happened to have a funny thought."  Robbed the Good Samaritan.  "Humph! You'd better have a few  thoughts in favor of your own sex.  Well, I'll go over to the store. The  cook can clear off the table. I'll be back-  in ten minutes, but I shan't want any  dinner."  He was back in far less. He had just  taken his overcoat off the book when  he uttered a shout that fetched Mrs.  Bowser and the cut ou a run.  "What is it!   What's the matter?"  "My watch is gone!"  "It can't be!"  "And my pin!"  "You don't say!"  "And my wallet!" ���������-.  "Good heavens!"  "Yes, even my keys!" shouted Mr.  Bowser as he continued to search his  pocbets.  Mrs. Bowser caught him as he went  limp and led him back to tbe lounge  and laid him down and fanned him.  "How���������how did I lose them?" he  finally asked In the voice of a man  tliat had been sick for three months.  "Oh, that's easy to explain. They  were taken by the perfect lady and  her divorced husband. You were the  easy mark they were laying for, you  know. Poor, innocent babe! I always  said you were too good for this world."  M. QUAD.  Twice as Many Aged Persons as the  King Is Years Old Receive Money  Every Year ��������� Receive Presents  Borne on the Head of a Giant Yeoman of the Guard���������Four Children  Also Participate in Good Things.  One of the most interesting.memorials of days gone by is preserved in  the Royal'Maundy girts. The custom  began in England in 13G3, when Edward UT. was fifty years of age, and  consisted then of almsgiving���������pence,  clothes, and food, as well as the ceremonial washing o������ the feet of poor  persons by the King or his deputy.  The last monarch to perform this office was James II., in 175*1; and in  recent times, too, the gifts of clothing and provisions have been discontinued in favor of ['old coin.  The recipients of this historic charity, specially chosen, aro not less than  sixty years of ago, and the number  of eacli   sex  corresponds  to  the  age  Point of Difference.  "Yes," said the bride of three short  months, "I had made up my mind to  remain in the spinster class; then John  appeared upon the scene, and I accepted him because he was so unlike  other men."  "Oh, of course he's different!" rejoined the envious lady friend. "Ho  proposed."���������Chicago News.  "He Caught the Train All Right!  More Money In It.  "I wns just rending of a man who  has a hen that can sing'. Another man  has-a hen which whistles and Imitates  various birds."  "I don't care for these vaudeville  hens. A hen should stick to the legit  on/I iav Rgg-s."���������Kansas Citv Jourr-at  ������������������   Selous Shot  Elephants.  Mr. Selous, who is accompanying  Mr. Roosevelt on an African hunting  expedition, was only nineteen when  he fared forth into the world of adventure with a rifle in his hand und  ������'100, all his capital, in his pocket.  He naked Lobengula for permission  to shoot elephants. "-irou shoot elephants!" said the Matabcle King, derisively. "You are only a boy; you  had better hunt antelopes." But tho  boy got the required permission.  Since those early clays Mr. Selous  has spent more than thirty yearn  among the African big game. YearB  ago ho brought down his hundredth  elephant.  The Postal "Doctor."  Probably one of the most interesting of the many occupations followed  at St. Martin's le Grand is thut of  the postal "doctors." These worthies  are really four senior sorters, who perform thc special duty of "doctoring"  letters, package.*-, etc., which, owing  to insecure or careless packing, huvo  become broken or damaged iu tho  post. It ia in the sorting room that  they are humorously termed "doctors." Articles of infinite variety pass  through these "uoctor" hands, from  coin, bank notes and stamps to bottles of medicine, oil and poison.  YEOMAN WITH MAUNDY GIJ-TS.  of the Sovereign. This distribution,  which formerly took place in thc chapel at Whitehall, is now made at  Westminster Abbey. Processional order is marshalled in the nave, with  the Lord High Almoner (the King's  representative), clergy, and Yeomen  of the Guard in attendance, one of  the latter carrying on his head a basket containing tiie gifts, as shown  herewith. Flowers and scarves, both  of white, are adjuncts of canonical  dress. A move is "then made to one  of the chapels, where Divine service  is held, and during which two distributions of the money take place.  In the first of these each .man receives $1J and each woman $9. In  the second distribution there are red  purses containing respectively $7.50  and $5 in gold, and white purses of  silver pennies, twopences, threepences, and fourpencos to the number of tlie King's age, all newly-  minted.  The four attendant Children of the  Royal Almonry (previously represented by four aged men) are each paid  $1.25 every Maundy Thursday, and  $25 annually, towards their education.  Royal   Inventors.  The inventive talents of the German royal family have been much in  evidence of late. A few months ago  the Emperor's brother, Prince Henry,  obtained legal protection for a device  for cleaning the shield-window fitted  to the front of motor-cars. Then  came the announcement that His  Majesty himself had invented a brake  particularly applicable to automobiles.  Now, in his turn, the Crown Prince  has actually taken out a patent for  a new kind of stud for shirt-cuffs.  As far as can be judged from the  description given in the specification, the device is a combination of  the link principle with that of a two-  part stud, and unites security of the  former to ease of adjustment of the  latter/   ;  The princely inventor is at present  busily occupied with public affairs.  Having completed his studies in the  Ministry of the Interior, he is now  to pass to the Navy Oflice.  KIMG JAMIE'S BLAST.  What  the  Learned   Monarch   Had  to  Say Against the Weed.  Within two centuries after the discovery of tobacco, tlie Indian and  America in 14C-2, tobacco had conquered ��������� the world, liut its part of  progress has been beset by well-  meaning zealots at every stage.  Perhaps none of its opponents has  been more bitterly antagonistic than  those of the fifteenth century' when  it wns struggling for a foothold in  the Old World. The famous "Coun-  terblaste to Tobacco" of King James  was only an episode in a (crusade  against the habit that he carried on  persistently during his lifetime. Besides his "Counterblasfe" here are a  few apothegms which history accredits to James:  "Tobacco is the lively image and  pattern of hell, for it has by illusion  in it all the parts and vices of the  world, whereby, hell may be gained,  to wit: "' * ���������  "First, it is a smoke; so are the  vanities of this world.  "Second, il delights them who take  it; so do the pleasures of the world  delis-ht the men of the world.  Thirdly, it inakoth men' drunken  and light in the head; so do the vanities of the world���������men arn "drunken  therewith.  Fourthly, he that takcth tobacco  saitli ho cannot leave it, it doth bewitch him. Even so the pleasures of  tho world make men loath to leave  them; and further, besides all this,  it is like hell in the very substance  of it, for it is a stinking, loathsome  thing, and so is hell."  It is amusing to know Hint in tho  latter years of his life King James  himself siiccumb?d to the allurements  of tobacco, and. though ho pighead-  edly continued to denounce it, smoked habitually in secret.  Their crusade against tobacco has  been continued ever since. Unconsciously, and with the very best of  intentions, this army of zealots has  disseminated a great mass of misinformation which had no basis of fact  and which was conceived in the fertile and imaginative brains of a trio  of Park Row space writers. Take,  for instance, the sacred fiction that  the dark colored oil which lodges in  the bowls of pipes and stains the  fingers of cigarette smokers is the  deadly poison nicotine. Chemical  scientists know, of course, that this  substance is not nicotine, but simply  tar, tobacco tar, distilled from the  tobacco just ns coal tar is distilled  from coal and pine tar from pine  wood.  The Climax . ���������"  He was tolling a thrilling story put'  of his wallet of a thousand and one  hairbreadth escapes over in Santiago,  doneherknow, and iris pretty .listener  was leaning' anxiously towards him,  hanging on his every utterance:  "The wolves were, upon us," ho said,  "bellowing alid roaring, ns T have' so  often heard them. Wo fled for our  lives, T don't deny it; but every second we know the ravenous pack was  gaining on us. At last they wore so  near that we coulcMeel their muzzles  against our legs "  "Ah I" gasped out' the lady. "How  glad you must have been they had  their muzzles on!"  Worse  Than   a   Failure  They had been married just a month  when he lost, his position, and during  the. next eighteen months he jumped  rapidly from one thing t, another  without being at all successful at anything. '  . ,  By this time, of course her trousseau wns gutting frayed around the  bottom and rusty around the top;  and the hope which she had been  entertaining that she Would some day  be the possessor of some gowns had  become a sort of permanent hope  as far as she could see, or, in fact as  they both could see together.  "Elizaiieth," he. said one. dny, "do  you think mairiageis a failure?"  "Failure!" she said scornfully. "It's  n panic."���������Wall Street Journal.  DON'T BREAK DOWN.  She Went For Her Holiday.  Here is a pleasant tale of matrimonial methods. The wife was negotiating with the husband for an Easter  holiday that would cost something.  "Jane," he said, impressively,  "I'd like for you to have it. I'd be  glad to let you go."  The wife looked her doubts as to  whether this was quite the right tone  for an affectionate man to take.  "Yes, I'd be glad," he said, with  conviction. "But the fact is I can't  do it. I have to take up a note for  four thousand pounds next week  and I can't spare a penny."  The wife looked him up and down.  "Very well, Josiah," she said;  "very well. If you ��������� think the man  who holds your note can make things  hotter for you than I can���������very well,  Josiah."  She had her Easter holiday, and  enjoyed it very much too.  Maids of Honor and Their Work.  In England the maids of honor are  chosen by. the Queen herself from  among the daughters of peers, who,  if not themselves connected with the  royal household, are personal friends  of Her Majo.*������ty. A letter is always  sent to the parents of the young lady  requesting that, as a personal favor  to tlie Queen, she may be permitted  to attend at court. As the position  is undcnii.ble, and the salary is about  $ 1,500 a year, /lie request is invars  ii-.bly accepted, and then the newly-  chosen maid receives from the Lord  Chamberlain the command for her  first "wait."  The first thing brought to the maid  of honor is her badge, which is a  miniature picture of the Queen, set  in brilliants, and suspended to a ribbon. Just before the dinner hour,  the maid of honor in. waiting has to  stand in the corridor outside the  Queen's priv.\te apartments. She carries a bouquet which, on entering the  dining-room, she lays at the right  hand of thc Queen's plate.  Tlie maid of honor sits at dinner  next to the gentleman on tlie Queen's  right. This rule is relaxed when  royal guests are present. After dinner, unless otherwise commanded, the  maid of honor retires to her own  room, when, however, she is frequently fetched to read, sing, play the  piano, or take a hand at cards.  COMFORT FOR MOTHERS;  HEALTH FOR CHILDREN  Baby's Own Tablets will promptly  cure indigestion, colic, constipation,  diarrhoea and teething troubles, destroy worms, break xip colds and thus  prevent deadly croup. This medicine  contains no poisonous opiates oi" narcotics, and may bo given with absolute safety to a now-born child. Mrs.  C. L. Mnriery, Leamington, Ont.,  says: "My baby suffered from colic  nnd constipation so badly that" we  did not know what it was to j^et a  good night's rest. But since giving  him Baby's Own Tablets the trouble  has disappeared, and he now pleeps  well. The action of the Tablets is  gentle yet very effective." Sold by  medicine dealers or by mail at 25  cents a box from The Dr. Williams'  Medicine Co.,' Brockville, Out.  Bill Barlow, of Wyoming, told of  one of the first humorous paragraphs  of his former editorial associate, Bill  Nye. There had boon a railroad accident. The locomotive was lost, the  passenger cars were destroyed, the express car was smashed; hut no one  had been fatally hurt. This is the way-  Bill Nye described it: "For upward  of twenty years repairs have, been repeatedly promised the old south  bridge. Hoping against hope, and  waiting until distracted, the. old  bridge became discouraged at last,  and yesterday just laid down in the  gorge with a pns'engor train."  Occasional    Flights^ From-  the   Grind  -'-- Better Than Skilled Specialists. ..  .There would not be so many worn-  nut, fagged looking women if we,  learned early the value of that ounce  of prevention. With most ot us prevention is like thunder���������it comes after  the danger Is past.  So much of the misery of life is  preventable that It is pitiful bow rarely the effort is made. We lose- our.  looks, break down before our time and  either are snuffed out altogether or  hang on creaking hinges when we  should be in the full flush of liviug.  Most women act as If they were' fatalists���������what must be must be. TbeD  they groau when the inevitable occurs  instead of living up to the true fatalist spirit of stoicism.  Perhaps you are one of the persons  who ever take any rest. You-look  on life as a race to bo run, forgetting  that the strongest runner goes slow  until (he flnfsli.  Have you the foolibh Idea that to  stop a minute to read the papers or to  ���������lip into a famous book is stealing  time that should be devoted to husband or children? Are you charitable  to every one but yourself and look  upon letting up In your, mad pace as  shirking*/  Are you one of those misguided be-,  tngs who think monotonous plodding  Is duty nnd crush out young longings  for an occasional matinee or social  outing lest you fall In some chimerical  3uty?  If so. readjust things. Learn to look  on these things ns .'.'that ounce of prevention" without which smnshups are  inevitable. It .is continual plodding  that not only makes life stale, but  brings wrinkles nnd narrow-.minds.  ,J)p you ever stop to think what a  breakdown means? How many of the  loveted pleasures or longpd for rests  could have been had for the doctor's  blre?  Occasional flight from the grind is'  better than skilled specialists to kpep  one well, which is the sensible mod-  ;rn woman's reading of "that ounce of  prevention."  No trouble with Sunlight Soap.  Just follow the directions on the  wrapper and Sunlight does tho  rest.   .Costa little���������goes far������������������  never injures hands or clothes,-*  One Thing Hidden  "I understand that the Browns have  moved into a house of their own."  "Yes, they had a house-warming the  other night." ��������� ���������  "Is that so? Did they show you all  the modern improvements?"  "Yes, everything ��������� except the mortgage."  It Will Prevent Ulcerated Throat.���������  At the first symptoms of sore throat,  which presages ulceration . and inflammation, take. a. spoonful of Dr.  Thomas' Eclectric-Oil: Add a little  sugar to make it palatable. - It will  allay the irritation' and prevent the  ulceration and swelling-that-arc* so  painful. Those who .wcre..periodi6ally  subject to quinsy ,have'-thus made  themselves immune"to-aftack/-'-. '-    ���������  THE NEW  COIFFURE.  Eyes Are Relieved by Murine  when irritated by Chalk Dust and  Eye Strain, incident to the average  School Room. A recent Census of  New York City reveals the fact that  in that City alone 17,928 School Children needed Eye Care. Why'not try  Murine Eye ���������Remedy for Red, Weak  Weary, Watery Eyes, Granulation.  Pink Eye and Eye Strain? Murine  doesn't, Smart; Soothes Eye Pain. Is  compounded by Experienced Physicians; Contains no Injurious or Prohibited Drugs. Try Murine for Your  Eye Troubles; You will like Murine  Try it in Baby's Eyes for Scaly Eyelids. Druggists Sell Murine at 50c.  The Murine Eye Remedy Co., Chicago,  Will Send You Interesting Eve Books  Free.  Vogetables In England.  "Until'the. end''of the reign of Henry  VIII., according to the historian,  Hume, no carrots, turnips, or other  edible roots were produced in England. The few that were used were  imported, and the state papers contain numerous references to the dispatch of messengers to the continent  for rare vegetables and salads to  grace the table at important royal  banquets. Cucumbers also were unknown until the 16th century, and  celery owes its introduction in England to the French Marshal Taillard,  who was imprisoned in England after  his defeat by Marlborough.  ���������  Broccoli and cauliflower came from  Cyprus in the 17th century, and the  potato, brought to England by Sir  Walter Raleigh about 1584, was not  in general use until 16G3, when the  Royal Society'directed attention to it  and  recommended  its  cultivation.  ' Yakutsk, the commercial emporium  of Eastern Siberia, i.s the coldest city  in the world.  A Sponge Garden.  A beautiful effect may be obtained  by means of a damp sponge and a  few seeds. Take a largo piece of coarse  sponge and cut it into any shape desired. Then soak it in water, squeeze  half dry and sprinkle in the openings  red clover seed, millet, barley, grass,  rice oats���������any or all of these. Hang  the sponge in a window where the  sun shines at least part of the day.���������  Country Life in America.  Artist's Critic Buys Picture.  Sir Edward Poynter, president of  the Royal Academy, kept the 73rd anniversary of his birthday a few days  ago. He succeeded Sir John Millais  as president in 18������G. The foundation  of Sir Edward's reputation was made  by his picture, "Israel in Egypt,"  whereby hangs a story. He was long  ago a member of a sketch club, and  one evening thc subject set for illustration was "Work." The future  P.R.A. hit upon the idea of drawing  a crowd of dusky Eastern slaves  dragging a colossal statue, and the  Hketch met with such praise that he  resolved to make a big picture of it,  and "Israel in Egypt" came into being. It found, however, one implacable critic, an engineer, who sought  out the artist and proved to him conclusively that the great weight indicated could not possibly be drawn by  the number of slaves shown. Poynter  took tho criticisms in good part, and  added more slaves, at which the cn-  V/hat Telepahy Is.  Telepathy is tiie transference of  emotions and sensations between  souls, while thought transference is  the transmission of words, ideas or  images from mind to mind. Thus  telepathic communication is possible  only between persons of a certain degree of soul development and between  whom there is a degree of emotional  sympathy, while in transference of  thought one dominant, positive rnind  may affect another without there being any degree of sympathetic vibration between them���������"Svastika."  The  Village  Grocer     (peevishly)���������  "Look here, Aaron!   What makes vou. K��������� ��������� ���������..,��������� ,���������,���������������������������.,,  put, the big apples on the top of the  &y a Wlde bairette  bar'l?  The Honest Farmer (cheerily)-���������  What makes you comb that long  scalplock over your bald spot?���������  Puck.  Smart   Women   Have   Taken   Up  the  Parted Pompadour.  After all the preaching about the  parted pompadour, it didn't come iir  intil tho season was well started. Now  the smart women are rapidly taking it  ap. At the opera, at dinner dances, nt  tho theater and wherever women gather with bare beads tbe parted pompa-  Jour is the mode of the moment.  it is doubtful if tbe'small roll of hair  over tbe temples could be dignified by  the name of pompadour. It stands out  little from the face. It is slightly  waved, more often at home than on  the Irons of the hairdresser. The part-"  ing is on the left side and the hair  brushed away from It In man fashion.  At tbe right side of the part the hair  sweeps down over the brow aud across  the temples in a large rippling wave.  The left side goes back over the ear  iud Is tucked iuto the-small 1'sycbe  knot that stands straight out from tbe  bend.  Every one thought this pnrted pompadour would be'unbecoming. On the  contrary, it is quite attractive and a  -tharniitig relief from the mass of ruff-  ^d and ratted hair that we have been  wearing over the brow for years.  Whatever rats or crapes are put Into  the hair to keep it out uow are used  it the sides. They must uot go across  the back except under the i'syebe  knot.  The correct coiffure adopted by the  majority has the hair brushed up  smoothly from the nape of the neck to  the knot itself. There is no bulging  aut or sagging down. It is a clean  Grecian sweep, usually held Iu place  He  Went     ' ���������  A couple of Scotch ministers were  taking dinner together 'one summer  clay in a little manse in the High;  lands. Tt was the Sabbath day, the1  "weather was beautiful, and the bubbling streams were full ol trout, and  the woods full of summer birds. One  turned to the other and said: "Mon,  don't ye often feel tempted on these  beautiful Sundays to go cut fishing?"  "Na, na," said the other. "I never  feel tempted.- I juist gang."  "What is the matter with the. ������er  vice this afternoon?" asked the apgr^r  manager of. the telephone exchange. ���������  "The town is in a tumult, and every  subscriber has a complaint."  ��������� "It can't be avoided," explained a  subordinate, calmly. "Tlie morning  papers announced that a man by the  name of Smith had been injured in a  tram smash. As a result, every Smith  is telephoning to every other Smith to  learn if the Smith who was hurt was  his Smith."  \   "Why doesn't someone invent a new  puzzle?"  "Cheer up; tho spring change of  railway timetables is about due."���������  Buffalo Express.  Tf a girl is really pre-.ty. she doesn't  mind being told that s< me other girl  is.     ' - "       *"  Algy���������Myrtle,' what are your objec  tions to marrying me?  Myrtle���������T have only ��������� no objection,  Algy.   I'd have to live with you.  Ask for Minard's and take no other.  Rhody���������'Tis contented Oi found ye  hittin' here, Mike. Are' ye shmokin'  the poipe of peace?  Mike���������Oi'm contented, Rhody; but  for the rist ave it ye're back end to.  Oi'm shmokin' me piece ave poipe.���������  Judge.   :  For years Mother Graves'Worm Exterminator has ranked as the most  effective preparation manufactured,  and it always maintains its reputation.  ,  Stevenson Bad Speller.  One of the most polished and painstaking of English authors regarded  correct spelling- as a totally unnecessary accomplishment. In his introduction to R. L. Stevenson's letters,  Sidney Colvin writes: "I have not  held myself, bound to reproduce all  the author's minor eccentricities of  spelling and the like. As all his  friends are aware, to spell in a quite  accurate and grown-up manner was a  thing which this master of English  letters was never able to learn."  "Maria, I'm going to have Dr.  Squillips treat me for my heart  trouble."  "What do you know about Dr.  Squillips, John?"  "All I know about him is that Mr.  Gotsiim recommends him to me." '  "Who is Mr. Gotsuin?"  "Mr. Gotsuin is one of the stockholders of the life insurance company  that is carrying a .$20,000 risk on my  life."���������Chicago Tribune.  It-is the faithless pe -on who hasn't  any faith in his faith  SEWING  SUGGESTIONS.  An Athletic Statesman.  Hon. C. G. Wade, K.C., Promier of  New South Wale;-), is an Oxford man,  and while at that 'Varsity greatly  distinguished himself In athletics. He  was an International Rue by playc-v.  Extinguisher Needed.  Mrs. Stubb-Jolin, 1 have some old  novels l thought about donating to the  home for disabled sailors. Here Is one  Intensely Interesting. In the first chapter during n llery argument the hero,  red hot with linger, rushes nt the villain with blazing eyes. Then the heroine, with glowing cheeks���������  Mr. Slubb-Llold on, Murla. That'*  not appropriate, reading for disabled  sailors. You had better send It down  to the home for i .tired flremfiL'.  Gee,    ... such a novel as that ueeda a Are-jxttn.  ginecr was so well pleased that ho   gulstwr with every chnptcrl-aoustoo  bought the picture. _ | post,  "I think," said Miss Cayenne, "that  in the course of time wo shall be communicating with Mars." "What ol  it?" inquired the professor. "We  won't he nble to exchange any ideas  of importance." "Perhaps not. But  the conversations at teas and receptions should fortify us for a little disappointment like that."���������Washington  Star.  Pretty shades for tbe center' tablo  lamps may be made easily at home.  Take the wire frames and cover them  with shlmmery silk or tissue paper. If  the paper is used make cords of the  same. Insets of Olet net in the silk  shades are specially effective and not  difficult to place.  An embroiderer gives this rule for  working Initials on lingerie: Never use  anything on cotton for embroidery but  cotton. If tbe material is linen take  care to use linen thread. Best results  are obtained if when padding is necessary the same thread Is used for this  part of tbe work as for the embroidery  proper.  For a coat hanger get three heavy  wires about twenty-six inches long and  rover them wltb ribbon casings, using  black, yellow and red for the different  cases. Fasten the three wires together,  braid them and (inlsb each end with  ribbon bows. Cover a wire for tbe  hanger. These can be made of any  ribbon covering.  To correctly, find one's waist measure  so as to bo able to put belt or girdle  on shirt waist cut shirt waist somewhat shorter than full length pattern;  niiike wnlst nnd theu try on; tie n tnpe  nround wnlst, placing fullness in back,  front nnd sides just as desired. Then  take a lead pencil, mark the waist all  around just below tape. Cut off even  with marked line after taking off  wnlst. Put on belt, remembering to  have measured distance from middle  of back to underarm seam so as to  know exactly where to let fullness be.  This Is an excellent Iden and will be of  great benefit to home dressmakers.  TEA  Is Delicious  Always of High  and  Uniform  Quality.  Lead Packets On I'/. At all Grocers  30c, 40c, 50c and 80c per lb.  illilllffll  The Husking Bee.  -The country swain dropped his red  car and  leaned over to the country  lass. "'  "Mnndy. c-can 1 kiss yeou uow?" be  asked anxiously.  "Not now, Hiram," giggled Mandy.  "Why not?" '     .  "Ueeutise even tbo corn has ears."-  St. Louis Hepubllc.  'Poultry Peace'  Will rid Birds and.Buildings  of Lice, Mites and other  Vermin.  If applied to the bird with  a sponge it will not discolor  the feathers or injure the  bird.  One Dollar  Per Gallon.  6 Vermin Death'  Is a beautiful brown wood-  stain for floors and other  unpaintcd wood work, that  will exterminate bedbugs.  Specially suitable for floors  and interior trim. Great  covering capacity.  Two Dollars Per Gallon.  If your storekeeper does  not keep them, write  Carbon Oil Works,  Limited  WINNIPEG, CANADA.  Manufacturers of    "COWL BRAND"  Oil Specialties.        S  THEtf*  Each Had His Work.  Gyer-There . go I'ecketii and his  wife. She Is a lecturer, und ho la an  entertainer.  Myer-Both In public life, eh?  Gyer-Oli, no! When ho wants to  go downtown In the evening she gives  him a lecture; then he stays home and  entertains tho liuby.-St, Louis Post-  Dispatch.    .  SUNLIGHT   at   NIGHT I  produced by   '. ,.  ALADDIN tho WONDEKFUL LAM*  from common  COAL OIL��������� (KiitomtNiei���������Mako nnd  burni! Itn own gae under mantle. TU������  (ihospoHt artifloUl light In oxlBteni-e.  No better light obtainable nt an;  cost. Odorlean, nol������ole������������, oloun, ���������;_,-  pie find wife. Lamp para for Itai.lf  In low monthe In Having oil. An  Icloul Hunt foretore, oflloe or home,  Write for our ruBS LAMP lutroduo-'  tory offor,  The   Mantle   Lamp  Company,  ���������"'������������������'''���������.L-         , ��������� .or America,  Agents wanted Everywhere.        111 liunnntjrne Ave..  Winnipeg.  Corel Strained Fully Aakle*-,L*raiphtntirl),  fell Evil, Nati-lt, Seres, Wire Coin, Brul*.  m wi Swelling), Lamenetti, *.ai AlUr*  Pain Quld-ty wllneul BlliletIn-r, romovluir  tho hair, or Ujlug- the hortu up. 1'Uaeane  to������i������. tlio |>rr linttle at dealer! or de.  "WA^f8 ���������*V,<,k s O tret.  ABSORUINB, JR., (manklnd.d.M l>ef  tle.lr-or Hirudin,Ooul,V.irt<*������>.oVeln������,V������r.  tcocele,llrdriii*ele, I'rontatltie, Mile i>aln.  f. VOUMfl. P.D.r,, 137 Tentol* SI., tuml'M. M.ti.  l.lilSH I.M., ������.������lr..l, ('���������������������������4U* 4|l.iU,     ,  AIM hnilhti hi Miflw Belt ft tVyoat C(��������� WloMmi;  lie H-iUoimI Drag 1 Clitmhul Cl., Wriiulfea *M C������l)*rr*f:  jt*- nind������r������oo Brei. C������. Ltd., Vwctuvir.  W. N. U��������� No. 743  V' ���������aruaE  LAY FOR WEEKS  AT DEATH'S DOOR  i  _���������_______, i  BUT DODD'S KIDNEY PILLS CUR-  ED MRS. THOMPSON'S DROPSY  It Started with Backache* and Grew  Worse till the Doctor Said She  Must Die.  *- Holt, Ont. (Special).���������All the countryside v here is ringing with tlie wonderful cure of Mrs. Samuel Thompson  -who   lay at the-point of.*death for  -weeks,  swollen with Dropsy R0 that   youthful"'vigor "in   Dnnl  the doctorfiye different times decided- Llgli bellsWangling from  to tap her but desisted because,  as Ho the men-inS  her husband'said, "It might.be bet '  ter to let her die  *  THE   LEDGE,   GREENWOOD,   BRITISH  COLUMBIA.  NOVEL-FAVOR GIVING.  Presents Tied In Packages and Fastened to Umbrella Ribs.  Mothers iu search of new stunts for  giving favors at a child's party should  not omit tho umbrella method. This Is  as easily managed as a pie or grab bag  and Is much more picturesque.  Cover an old silk umbrella with gay  pictures arid festoon' it "with strips of  bright tissue paper or colored ribbons.  The handle can also-.be twined with  colored muslin,, though it should be  done-very tightly to keep taut under  handling. Small  each rib add  . in peace:" After  the- doctor had given her up Dodd's*  Kidney Pills cured her.  Mrs.   Thompson's   terrible   trouble  started with pain in .the back.    She  grew worse and the doctor treated' her  for jaundice for eight weeks'.    Then  her feet arid legs began 'to swell, and  it was; realized that Dropsy was the  trouble.    For .seven months she suf-  ���������fure'd.   The doctor said there was no  hope; she must-die.'  As a Inst resort, Do'dd's Kidney Pilli-  - were tried. ��������� The   improvement   wi_>  slow, but gradually her strength came  hack.    To-day Mrs.   Thompson is   o  well woman.   'She says, nnd the coun  tryside knows, she owes hor life to  Dodd's Kidney Pills.  If tlie disease is of the Kidneys, oi  from the Kidneys, Dodd's Kidney  Pills will cure it. -       "  .And He Didn't  She���������So many men marry for  money. You wouldn't ninrry mo foi  money, would you, dearest?  He (absently)���������No, darling. 1  wouldn't marry you for all the money  in the world. .  She���������Oh, you horrid, norrid wretch.1  ��������� "I say, Jack Perkins- has asked mc  to lend him ten dollars.'  .   "Well, do it'.   As a personal favor to  me let him have it."  "Personal*favor to you?"  "Yes., If you don't let him have it  he'll come to me-for it." ���������  Tie up plenty of small favors in- tissue paper packages and fasten them" to  the ribs by strings of different length  There should be at least one package  for each young guest.' Several for each  child will be yet more fun.  Form the children in a largo circle,  with one of-their number in the center  holding the umbrella.  Some oiie at'the piano should play a  gay march or (wostep, and the children should. move- in a grand chain  first in one direction, then In the .other  When the, music suddenly stops, ihe  dancers stop with It. and the child In  the center, raises the umbrella-high  ibove his head three times. *  The present that sways longest Is  his. Great Is the excitement of the  ,-lrcie watching the dangling'gifts nnd  'peculating on what their friend will  Irnav.  Before the umbrella holdpr unties his  -'Ift he calls out to boy or girl, as the  ���������ase may be: -���������?'���������'  "Jane, come next within the rtngl  The magical umbrella- swine  And see what girt a shower will bring  ���������To you while wo do dance and sing "  The  new  child  holds  the   umbrella  ���������vlille tbe first one unties and  exnnines the contents of bis package.  Then  he dance goes on as before until ev  'ry child  has had a turn .at, twirling.,  he, umbrella   and   feeling   its   fairy  mower.  .      A WELSH REVIVAL  Converts .Writhe In Agony or Laughed. .Insanely Under Emotion."  Strange "revival" scenes have been  witne&sed "ut a mission at the Park  Hotel in Caidiff.  At a "recent meeting a few Welshmen were- present,   but md.st  of  the  people came from places as far away  as   Nottingham   and   London.     The  leader, was Smith' Wigglesworth, who  thundered, forth, the   following  welcome: "Come on; brethren, come on,  'come oh.   Pla! hal'ha! Glory, glory,  'glory! % Blood,  blood; blood!  Amen."  A micldle'-aged man writhed in apparently-, agonized, emotion, and cried  ,and sobbed-like a heart-broken child.  One  man's" body ^was ' fearfully  contorted.   When physicarcollapse seemed inevitable the penitent burst forth  BREEDING  DRAFTERS.  Sometimes   it   becomes   chronic  .returns   again   and. again,  out its victim.  and  wearing  At other times It develops rapidly into  pneumonia���������cure is found in Dr.'  Chase's Syrup of Linseed and Turpentine.  Any,cold is serious enough Avhen its  dreadful possibilities are considered,  but when tliere is'soreness or tightness.]  in the chest and a dry hard cough you  can look for bronchitis, which is often  confused with an ordinary cold.  It is usually known by aching limbs  and body pains', chilly feelings, weariness and 'weakness,, pain in the chest  ���������   *    ,1     "     .*--���������  -   ' skin, thirst, coated tongue and consti  pation are other symptoms.  Dr. Chase's Syrup of Linseed and  Turpentine seeriis almost like a specific  for bronchitis because it is so successful in loosening up tho cough, aiding  expectoration and preventing the inflammation from reaching the lungs.  -Bidnchitis i.s particularly dreaded  because of its tendency to develop into  pneumonia and even when this does  not result bronchitis is likely to return  again and again whenever a slight  cold is taken until it wears out even  the most vigorous system.  Dr. Chase's Syrup of Linseed and  Turpentine is so prompt in affording  relief and so thorough and far-reaching in action that it. succeeds when  ordinary cough medicines have no influence.  Mr. James F. Thompson, Yonge  Mills, Leeds Co., Out., writes: "Last  winter my two boys wero so bad with  colds on the chest or bronchitis that  they coughed all night and could get  no rest or sleep. Several cough rem  edies were tried to no avail until I  was fold about Dr. Chase's Syrup of  Linseed and Turpentine, and this  treatment soon cured them." 25 cts. a |  bottle, at all dealeis, or l'dmanson,  Bates & Co., Toronto.  "So you are going to many Swell-  bed," asks the erstwhile suitor. '".1  am,'-' replies the beauteous creature.  "I don't see how���������pardon me for being  ���������so frank���������I don't see how you can admire him at all. He is so insufferably  conceited." "Well, if you were engaged to me it would ninl-co^you insufferably conceited yourself."  BETTER. THAN   SPANKING.  FOR  THE TEA TABLE."  Hostess Looking For Novelty Serves  Rissolettes With  T.a.  The hostess,who wants novelties for  her afternoon tea or card party caii  and them In rissoles and rissolettes.  "hat enn be miide at home quite as de-  ilciously as by the caterer.  A rissole is nothing but a croquette  wrapped in pastry and fried in boiling lard     Special Irous come for fry--  on, brother," said Mr. Wigglesworth  "Persevere, brother." -Then, pulling  a small scent bottle from his waistcoat pocket, he poured the liquid contents on the kneeling man's head.  The effect was magical, and the man  became subdued.  A disheveled, crimson-faced woman  looked   with   haggard   stare, into   vacancy and then throw herself on the  floor, where she screamed and groaned-and laughed, agony andjoy alternating.   Another woman, on"her knees  in  an  obscure  corner, gave,vent to  sounds resembling the cry of a lamb.  A  woman  rose in "the  hall  to say  that for three years she had suffered  from cancer and had been in continual pain, but she had that day "received  the  blood", and ''been  healed  and was now whole.   This announcement was received with cries of praise  and* hysterical laughter.  Several women converts advanced  lo the table making pitiable manifestations of emotion and bursting into  laughter, while one rolled over on the  floor shrieking wildly. As if by contagion others began to utter most uncanny noises. Mr. Wigglesworth had  a screen drawn across the room to  hide  the suppliants..  The' scene continued for three  hours, relieved occasionally by hymns  and the sobering advice of one leader,  who prayed that brethren should not  overstep the mark.  How It Might Be Taken Up by Farmers Successfully.  In my mind, says a breeder, tbe best  horse breding proposition for the farmer .is this: Let a dozen or a score of  farmers .organize and  by a  majority  vote decide  which  one of  the draft  breeds they prefer, then each put in  sufficient, money to pay a'thoroughly  competent' and  reliable   man  to purchase a drst clnss stallion (domestic, if  posible- ' o'f  this   breed.    Compel, tbe  member who takes care of him to take  two'suares, to insure the best of care.  1 If possible, get the local veterinarian  financially Interested and let all points  be decided absolutely by him, the care-  raiser aud president as a committee.  Then let every man sell  what horses  he possesses and, if needs be, borrow  the  money and purchase a  team  of  pure bred mares of this breed.   They  will do all the farm work.and yearly  raise a pair of colts .which at three  rears  old  c.-Tn  be  put  to   work  and  iiu*n their keep, and at four the best  will bring top prices In our city inar-  Kcts or may be sold for breeding purposes,   while all seconds  will  find  a |  ready market nearer home.  Let terms of service be reasonable,  but not too low, and charge mom hers  and nonmembers alike. Before many  years such a community would find its  market nt home, Buyers would come  to them, and then thpy could enjoy that  privilege which rarely comes to the  farmer--viz, putting their own price  on their oAvn goods.  the Making Df London.  How Prices of Land In the Great  Metropolis Have Gone Up.  The history 'of London, write Dr.  Heydemann, in an interesting survey  of the giowth of our great metiopolis,  published in The London Evening  News, is the history of the British  Empire,  Prom a British village of mud huts  clustering on the banks of the river  Thames, London has grown in ,2,000  years until its limits have outstripped  its statutory area of 117 square miles;  the rateable value of its property has  'increased in 600 years from $00,000 a  year to $222,500,000, which is within  $10,000,000 of the total rateable value  of the sixty-eight -biggest towns and  cities of England and Wales! ,  If one landlord owned the buildings  w&m  A QUFSTIpyF HEALTH  Whfout Rich/Red "Blood You Cannol-  be Healthy���������How to Obtain  This 'Blessing;   .        . ,  If every woman and young g'rl would  realize the danger of "allowing lil bod  to become thin and poor, would un-'  derstand that the majority of common '  diseases  are   caused   by  an   anaemic  (or bloodless)  condition, that-persistent pallor means that the blood is not  furnishing   the   oignns   with   the   re- <  quired amount of nourishment,-there  would   be  awakened   interest  i*i   the  tonic   treatment  .,.  ,   _,.��������� with , Dr. Williams'  Pink Pills.   Thin blood means starved  . T     ,      ,. ,      -      --, = -, nerves, weakened digestion, functional  l���������������d��������� h,s rfint-ro11 would exceed I disorders, headaches, frequently neu-  $260,000,000 a year.      , ralgia,.sciatica and even partial para  Londoners   are   gradually   grasping! lysi���������    *"*    "'������������������*���������       ��������� --  ���������  the solid fact that they live and work  in   the  woild's  greatest  city!,   to  the  story of whose marvels during twenty  Spanking does not cure children of mS these dainties, but  they-are-not  bed-wetting.   There is a constitutional necessary.  cause for this.trouble.   Mrs. M. Sum Ko'l out thin squares of puff paste,  mers. Box W. I., Windsor, Ont., will mil on top plnce the croquette mixture  send free to any mother her successful ol chicken, stirred into a well seasoned  home treatment, with full instructions. Send no money but write her  to-day if your children trouble you  in this way. Don't blame the child,  the chances are it can't*help it. This  treatment also cures adults and aged  people troubled with urine difficulties  by day or night.  "Pa!" "What is it?" "This here  Longfellow pomejbegins: 'This is the  forest primeval.'-''What is the forest  primeval?" "Why, that's easy. Mosquitoes ore the forest's prime evil."���������  Cleveland Leader.   ���������  Through indiscretion in eating green  fruit in summer many children become subject to cholera morbus'caused  by irritating acids that act violently  on the lining of the intestines. Pains  and dangerous'purgings ensue and the  delicate system of the child suffers  under the' drain. In such cases the  safest and surest medicine is Dr. J. D.  Kellogg's Dysentery Cordial. Jt will  ��������� check the inflammation and save the  child's life.  white .sauce and molded when cold  Into regular croquette shapes. Fold the  pastry around the meat, seal the edges  with white of egg, dip into egg aud  well seasoned breadcrumbs and fry in  boiling lard.  Hissolettes are sheets of pastry  rolled very thin and dotted with currant jelly, orange marmalade or auy  desired preserve. A large sheet of  pastry Is rolled thin, covered with dots  of the preserve and topped by another  ������������������beet of pastry.  To prevent the jam from spreading  the pastry about the jelly is'-wet with  Ice water for about half an Inch In.  Cut in circles, diamonds or any desired  shape, pinch the edges together, brush  Negro Jury.Try White Man. . .  A remarkable story, of the conviction-of a white .man by a jury of  West African negroes is revealed by  the action of the Home Secretary recently in ordering the release- from  Parkhurst Prison of Mr. Vivian William ', Denton, of Gravesend, chief engineer and dredge master to a gold  mining company onthe West African  coast.  The white men's camp was raided  and $200, a revolver, and a quantity  of goods were stolen. Suspicion fell  on William Johnson, a negro, who  had absconded. He was tracked down,  and confessed to the robbery, but escaped from his captors by swimming  a" river and concealing himself in the  bush.  He was captured and taken to Ax-  im, and charged with the theft. The  Aboriginal Society provided him with  legal assistance, and he was let off  with one day's imprisonment,  Mr. Denton, who had been a witness in the- prosecution of Johnson,  for whose capture he had offered a reward of $25, was now charged with an  alleged brutal assault on Johnson. He  was tried by a judge and jury of several negroes, and was found guilty  and sentenced to three years' imprisonment. - An eye-witness on whom  Mr. Denton relied died  could give evidence.  'Mr. Denton was sent to Egnland to  serve his sentence, and arrived early  in January. His friends, both in Africa  and   at   home,   were convinced  "Yes," said a retired insurance  agent to his friend, "I once got a. man  to take, out a !*> 100,000' life assurance  policy only the .day ��������� before he was  killed, and it took a lot of coaxing to  do it.".  ("My word," replied -the triend,  "that was rough or.the company.- I  expect you wished your persuasive  powers Jiad not been so successfal I"  "H'ni!    No," said the agent;  see, I married ti-.e widow."  you  Minard's Liniment Go,, Limited.  I was very sick with Quinsy   si id  thought   I  would   strangle.     I used  MINARD'S LINIMENT and it cured  me at once.  1 am never without it now..  Yours prntefiillv,  MPvS. C. D. PRKOE.  Nauwigewauk, Oct. 21st.  Average Ration For Dairy Cows.  According  to Professor  Bench,  the  combined knowledge of feeding the  dairy cow may be boiled .'down to a  fixed set of rules, as follows;  The more fond the cow can be ib-  duced to eat the more milk she will  produce. Cows do not usually consume more food ilian they can properly digest. The nuion. therefore, should  be made as palatable as possible in  order to induce the cow to eat larger  quantities.  The larger the amount of protein In  the ration the larger the milk flow.  Protein in the ration Is essential to~the  production-of milk.  The less energy required to .digest  the ration the larger the milk flow., '  The richer the ration the richer"the  manure. The dairy farmer must look  here for a large portion of his profit.  No two cows can be fed alike. Each  must be studied separately. Increase  the protein in the ration and watch  the milk flow.  centuries there is no end  In 1808 a house" in Tokenhouse  Yard, in the centre of the City of  London, was producing a rent of $1,-  ,500 per annum; in 1893 the house was  ���������pulled down and the land alone was  let" at a ground rent of $6,250 per  annum.  Between 1860 and 1900 the price of  freehold land near the Bank of England rose from $75 per square foot  to $250 per square foot, and al this  remarkable price several transactions  took place.  This incremant of value is a phenomenon familiar to most. There are  few who cannot speak of some property which has doubled in value  within his own experience: nor is it  necessary to go further back than the  beginning of many an existing lease  to find that the present value of thc  land alone is worth as many pounds  as it was shillings when the lease was  granted.  From horseshoes to sovereigns' have  values nrogressed between the reigns  of the First and the Seventh Edwards,  and it is indeed a far cry from the  no man's land of Lyndyn" to the administrative, county of London, with  its annual-value of $270,500,000.  OLD TYBURN TREE,  s.   Dr. Williams' Pink Pills buildup the -blood,  repair waste and  prevent  and   check   disease.    They   fill  the system with rich, red blood which  means good health and life..  Miss Marie Dionne, St. Angele, Que  r?yS;7"-',',1. am c1ee-'ly entqhil for what.  Dr. Williams' Pink Pills have done  for me. My blood had almost turned  to water. I was rale, had no appetite,  suffered from pains in the back and  side, and had a feeling of constant depression. The smallest exertion would  leave me breathless, and I was reduced in flesh until I weighed only !)8  pounds.   I got nothing to help me un-  ���������n*- , }3,an the ������������������US0-������r..Dr. Williams'  link Pills. They began helping me  after the first couple of weeks, and in  a few weeks more I was again perfectly well. The color returned, to mv  cheeks, the pains left me, and I gained  in weight until now I weigh 3S0  pounds. I feel so happy for wliat Dr.  Williams' Pink Pills have done for  me that I hope some other ailing, mis- ���������  erablo girl will profit" by my experi-"  ence and obtain new health."  Those Pills are sold by all medicine  dealers or you can get 'them by mail  at 50 cents a box or six boxes for  $2.50 from The Dr. Williams' Medicine Co., Brockville, Ont.  Spot  Gal  More anthracite coal is shipped  from Swansea, Wales, than from any  other port in the world.  with white of egg and cinnamon  These rissolettes can either be fried i t'1'*'t j* great injustice had been'done,  In hot lard or, what Is easier, baked In . and, with the assistance of Sir Gil  a hot oven for about fifteen minutes.  A Novelty at Cards.  Those who give card parties are always anxious to get 'new-'and'clever,  methods of keeping Individual scores.  bsrt Parker, M. P., they .made strong  representations to the Home Secretary, who ordered his release.      -  "Father, what docs 'apprenticing'  mean?" asked a boy iu quest of in  formation.   -  Father���������"It means the binding of  ono person to another ���������>*,' agreement,  before he ! and that one person so I ound has to  1 teach the other all he can of his trade  or profession, whilst the other has *to  ".-'itch and learn how things are done,  ?.*?,(! to make himself useful in every  way." ,      v  Freddie���������"Then I suppose you're  apprenticed to mother, aren't you,  dad?", and the old man rushed off  to catch his train without a'word.  Test Each Cow Separately.  There is no easier way to 'find out  the accurate production of each cow  than to weigh and test the milk of  each separately. This method is found  simple and practical by those who  have tried it. and their common verdict is that they receive much better  pay for this than any other labor done  on the farm.  The measure "of milk will Indicate  Its weight fairly well, but to be of  value the measure must be exact, and  It is much easier to weigh the milk  than to measure it. Some may think  they can estimate what'a cow gives  by noting how high up the milk comes  Where    the    Famous  Stood   In London.  The work which the London County  Council recently undertook of indicating the site of the gallows at Tyburn,  which was for centuries the principal  place of execution for criminals, has  now been completed.   The indication  "consists in the fixing in the carriageway at the junction of Edgware road,  Oxford street and Bayswater road, oi  a stone tablet marking the site of the  fixed gallows.   The tablet bears a representation, in brass, of the ancient  triangular gallows,  surrounded   by  a  six-feet  triangle   with.~.an inscription  in brass   letters   set   in  granolithic:  "Here stood���������Tyburn Tree���������Removed  1759," two words  appearing on each  side   of   the   triangle,   while   on   the  stone   balustrade   of   the  railings   of  Hyde Park, a bronze tablet directing  attention to the stone has been fixed  by H.M.  Office of Works.   The suggestion  was originally made  by Mr.  H.' Sieveking in connection with the  carrying out of the Marble Arch Improvements,  and    was   cordially   approved bv the First Commissioner of  H.M.  Works.  In 1759 the fixed gallows was remov-  Ever since entering the train,  two  stations back, the Yankee in England  had been talking about the speed with  which  buildings  were erected across  the water.   Finally,-to cap the climax  he told of a 22 story buiiding which  was  started  and     finished     in     oni  month.       His  fellow-passengers  had  given up all hope that he would ever  stop,   when   a  burly     Yorkshireman  turned to him, saying:    "Why, mon  that's nowt.    At home I've seen 'em  laying foundations for a row o' houses  in   the   morning   when   '.'in  goin'   to  work, and at night when 1 come back  they're turning t' people out for back-  rent.'���������  in the pail, but this is uothfng more  than guessing and is far more liable I ed,_ after which executions were car-  to be wrong than even approximately  right.   The froth usually prevents see  ing where the milk conies on the side  of the pail, and as the froth varies in  thickness at different times and with  different cows it is very apt to deceive j  the guesser. !  Hydrochloric acid should be used to  clean the porcelain surfaces of spark  plugs, as emery, so often chid' >yed,  scratches them.  "Lai"  Brough. *   ���������  Mr.   Lionel   Brough,   the   favorite  , London    comedian   and   story-teller,  Everything that can he thought of has I was born us far back as 1836, though  been   done  in   the   way. of  Ingenious ! he does not look his age.   As a youth  ; he first entered business life as a  clerk to Mr. John Timbs, editor of  The Illustrated London News.' He��������� iri-  A little girl was engaged in making  an apron for her doll.   Looking up to  her mother, she said, "Mother, I be-  --' lieve that I will be a duchess when 1  grow up."  --"Why, Molly, how is it that you ex  poet to become a duchess.'"  "Why, hy marrying a Dutchman, oi  course."  Probably the oldest deilicks in thi  world that still are in use are two at  Trier/'fjermany, erected in 1413, and  one at Anderach, Germany, built in  1554. Thc loads are chain lifted bj  train wheels sixteen feet in diameter.  The   Beauty of a Clear Skin.���������The  condition of the liver regulates  the  condition of the blood.   A disordered  liver causes impurities in the blood  and these show themselves in blem  ishes on the skin.   Parmelee's Vegel  able Pills in acting upon tho liver aci  upon the blood, and a clear, health',*  skin will follow intelligent use of this  standard medicine.   Ladies, who will  fully appreciate this prim- quality of  these pills, can use them with the certainty  that  tho effect  will  be  most  gratifying.  c-ards.  At a recent card party a novelty  was Introduced by giving each guest a  wire bracelet. Every time a game was  won a colored bead was strung on It.  These made rather pretty souvenirs to  take home.  As gold wire wns used and vivid  stones of large size were chosen, the  bangles of the winners were quite gay  ornaments before the evening was  over.  Another hostess elaborated this Idea  by using tiny ten cent toys instead of  beads. These were hooked on the  bracelet with bits of gold wire. This  idea was enthusiastically received, and -t  it might make a good suggestion for.j  hostesses of coming card parties. i  stituted the system of selling news  papers in the streets, and was for five  years on the staff of The Morning  Star. In. 1863 he joined the theatrical  profession, and has since played in  almost every first-class theatre in the  United Kingdom, America, and South  Africa. "Lai" Urough���������as all his  many friends call him���������is devotedly  attached to dumb animals, and his  house is a perfect elysium for beasts  and birds.  It is with satisfaction .that we call  attention to the Aladdin Mantle Lamp  as advertised in these columns. With  the perfection of such inventions as  these, we sec our country dwellers  coming into their own, for it, s-ihw  the artificial light problem in smaller  towns and country residences. The  Aladdin, which uses a mantle, and  burns common coal oil, gives a brighter and softer light than either gas or  electricity, and at a much smaller  cost.  ried out on a movable gallows, erected,  as required, in varying positions  in  the immediate  locality.    The  last |  execution   at  Tyburn   took   place   in!  1783.    On  the   removal  of  the  fixed j  gallows.',the,site was occupied by the  Tyburn Turnpike Gate.   An interest- j  ing  relic of this.* in the shape of  a    I stone, inscribed "Half-a-mile from Ty-  Preparing Wool For Market. |  0"**������   Gate,"   has  recently   been  pre  Many  lurmers. says a  wool  buyer. | SfJIlted to the councl1 b*v the Consoh  are losi  their wow. _* .iui pu.wuk uueunuu iu i brass: tablet has been  affixed  to th  lower half of the stone, with an in  ny  lurmers. says a wool  buyer, I ������"���������������-;*-������������������������ <������������������������������������--��������� <*iHuu:n u.\ me ^oiisoh-  osing up to *_ cents a pound in ' date<? Lomlon Properties  Ltd., in ap-  Z .     _���������. '    ���������          i" proximately its onginallv position. A  wool by not paying arceution iu | i,,.^  ..,���������.,,_, ,,.,��������� ,,*-,_���������  ���������*ffii���������f, +��������� 4,,.,  Keep Minard's Liniment in the house.  Anxious to Sell  Some years ago a wealthy American  syndicate desired to purchase tlie New  York Herald. and despatched tiie  following cable to Mr. .Gordon Bennett: "Please wire price for which  you will sell Kcw "ok Herald." Mr.  Bennett's reply was characteristic.  He cabled back as follows: "Daily,  three cents; Sunday, five_j3ejrits. J.  Go'rdblf "BenneTt?'*"        ""' "Y  How's Th's?  We offer One' Hundrcrl Dona's Reward for **.ny  tue or Catarrh that caunot Do cured, by Ht.lla  Catarrh Cure.  F. J. CHE.VEV & CO., Toledo, O.  We, the underdlraed.  have known; F. J. Cheney  for the lust IS years, and believe, hlra perfectly honorable   In  all   bu*ilnes9   transactions . aud   BiuincUUy  Able to carry out any.objljratlorjs made by his firxn.  Waldixo, Ki.v.va.v A-.\I.(KVI.V.  Wholesale Druup-lsts. Toledo. O.  Hall's Catarrh   Cure   is   taken   hiternally. acti;:?  directly upon the blood and mucous surfaces of tiie  system.   Testimonials sent free.   I'rlcc 75 ceuu per  bottle.  Sold by all Drueslsts.  Talis Hall's Family Pills for constipation.  . Stromboli's Flames.  ' Stromboli rarely pours out streams  of;lava, for this Aeolian crater vomits   flame   persistently   and   cinders  Ancient Medical College,  While it is customary to "credit  Hippoprates, the Greek physician,  with being the father, of medicine,  discoveries of recent years have revealed the fact that the healing art  flourished as a profession in far earlier times than we have any record  i of it in the history of Greece.   Phy-  preparing  it for  market.    There are  cases where it might Just as well be  put into a hole with a pitchfork: and  trodden dowu.    Practically everything  goes in together��������� tleece, bellies, locks,  tags, short and long staple, tine and  coarse,  Menuo and crossbred.    i\ow,  what cau. a buyer mai*e out of this?  How can  be tell  the proportions of  each in a bale?   The consequence Is j  that only a low value all around cau !  be risked, and many buyers will not'  bid for it at all. !  "Poor chap!1 Everything he earns  goes on his wife's back."  "Well, if you had seen her.at the  much.  scription stating the" historical Inter-1 ������Pf��������� ,>'ou  w*ol!ldn't think he earned  est of the stone and the circumstances |  under which it came into the possession of the Council.  The ease with which corns and warts  can be removed by Holloway's Corn  Cure is its strongest recommendation,  ft seldom fails.  ���������   "*."���������- ^ p. o.a........ j, ( .w.u   v-xu^.o | gicians  were plentiful  in  the Egypt  spasmodically.      The  "lighthouse  of ! ���������f IK/V1 ��������� n    ���������**!��������� ,,.___ .. _:..���������_   5-"r  Horse Boot For Soft Land.  A popular style of horse boot used to  cover the horse's hoofs while walking  on lawns, bogs and other soft soil is ,  shown in the Illustration,   it is made j  ol leather and is ;  The Dear Girl--He had the impu  deuce to ask nie for a kiss."  Her Dear Friend���������The idea? What  cheek!  The Dear Girl (blu.shing)--He  wasn't particular which.  Sitting Down Gracefully.    -  Note the studied attention  which a  woman'.of the world desirous of possessing real grace must pay to her every action.  For Instance, the manner In  which women sit down on their present day gowns deserves to be an object of special study on the part of  all persons of taste, and the choice of  a particular kind of chair Is not without Importance.  A low ottoman seat Is  advantigeous for the suppleness of a  youthful, slightly developed tlgure.. A  deep  seated   chair   becomes   better  a  more heavily built person, who should j  make a point of sitting upright In or* ! r|lIIl.  der to bring out the beautiful lines of j ^ea of the throat had disappeared  the neck and chest. In a luxurious I jn the terrible Gargouille de Rouen,  urmchnlr a very thin woman may In* j the dragon which wasted a French  case her fragility, nnd her slender .district until St. Uomanus threw'it  hands on Ihe arms of the chair will be ; into the Seine.    In after generations  j the Mediterranean" has been known  j to stick to its function of torchbearer  ' for the space of 2,000 years'. When-  i ever the tiny, regular eruption takes.  j place the stone drop back again into  j the''crater. ��������� While the ancients re-  garded Stromboli variously as the  i smithy of Vulcan and the headqunr-  j ters of Aeolus, the men of the middle  I ages looked upon it as the main highway to purgatory.  The Gargoyle.  The word "gargoyle" is closely akin  to "gargle," for "gargoyle" is simply  the French "gargouille" (throat). It  was a good name for the architectural monster through whose mouth the  rain-water  was  carried  off.    But all  of 1500 B.C., and there is evidence to j  show that a medical  college existed  in   Borsippa,   a   suburb  of  Babylon,  even before the latter date.  The Duchess's Dairy.  The Duchess of Abercom owns a  model dairy in Ireland, which,  though run as a hobby, is yet a  thoroughly business concern, arjd  from it her grace supplies several  [large Belfast firms with butter and  'oroaiiij...  gave up night work.-.  HOUSE  DOOT.  slashed so as to  be drawn  tightly  togetherabout the !. of a struggle.  hoof and buckled ;  overtheshoe. The j  sole is sometimes f  made    of    soio \  leather,   but   for '  tield   use   where |  the land  Is  very  The  Night Writers.  Writers   who   habitually work   at  night,  and  all   night,   frequently  get J   strange nervous fancies. Huxley said: To aid horses to keep their footing  "When I am. working at night I not j on slippery street^, a Massachusetts  only hear burglars moving about, but j veterinary has invented a chain tread,  I actually see-them looking through j which may !ie buckled upon their  the crack in the door at me!" | hoofs without the use of tools.  Wilkie Collins was a habitual night ; .   worker until he was frightened out of      M*  ���������.,      ... ,      ,  it by the appearance of another Wil-   pp;.'"?^ S    Lm,ment.    Lumberman's  kie Collins, who sat down at the table  with   him   and   tried   to   monopolize  the desk.   There was a struggle, and  the inkstand* was  upset.    When the ;  real  Wilkie Collins came to himself,  sure   enough.'   the   ink   was   running   _������������������.. .,  over the writing table, proof enough I sician  -'���������-'-'        '-    After that Mr. Collins '  An English paper says that the  'champion.absent-minded man lives at  Belham. On one occasion he called  upon his old. friend, the family phy-  After' a chat of a couple of  hours the doctor saw him to the door  and bade him good-night saying:  "Come again. Family'all'well,'1 suppose?" "My heavens!" exclaimed the  absent-minded beggar, "(hat reminds  me of my errand. Mv wife  fit!"  is in a  ��������� Minard's Liniment used by Physi  clans.  Two  Extraordinary  Onerations  At the St. Louis City hospital then-  was performed recently two surgical  operations of such a delicate and unusual nature that leading surgeons of  the city went there to see them,   One  was the Insertion of a rubber 'tube in  the fitomach of Mrs. Anna Davis.  Sh.-  swallowed  concentrated lye  hy  ini.-i  lake recently, and this v ill prevent  her swallowing food,    Hereafter her  life will he sustained hy food forced  into her Htomiich  throng    the tube.  The other operation was the removal  of a small splinter of steel from the  arterial system of George WntkiiiH, (JO  yearn old,   The splinter was carried  along by din blood nnd was wonrlnt,'  out the  walls of the arlerieH.    Thc  splinter was located hy ihciiiih of the  X-ray, und then the artn'V above and  below tliat point was bound and tlio  tiny bit of tni'tiil wan ren.oved.   Both  pntlnnt.*? will recover. - !  shown off to great advantage.  The Terrible Infant Again.  "Yos. sister 'II be down in Just a minute,   maybe.    Don't you  think  she's  awfully funny?"  "Why, no."  "Don't   you?    Well,   anyway,  you  know-she's a  big story teller, dou't  yow?"  "No."  "Well, she Is, just the same. She  said she had n string to you, but I  dou*t see any." - Cleveland Plulu  Dealer.   Easily Explained.  Miss Chatters���������It surprises ine lo see  wliiit a small man your brother Is.  (It's no more than half your size,  Mr. I'uttei'H-Yes, but lie's only my  lialf brother, you know.-Juilge.  No Danger of Misleading Anybody.  "Would you advise a young man to  go into politics?"  "Without hesitation. If ho Is really  fitted for politics he won't take ad  vice. He'll Insist on giving It."-Wash  higton Star.  light and spougy this sole Is also shod :  with wood to increase the size consld- j  erably and thus give the hoof a great- '  er bearing surface, so the animal can ''  walk without sinking Into the land.  From Village School to Wealth.  A keen man of business is Sir Hudson Kearley, the first chairman of the  Port Authority constituted under the  Port of London Act of last year.   He   has been a decided success as Parlia-!    A _... ,     D    .    ...   , '    '  mentary Secretary to the Board of j ,A Pl11,for ^f" Workers.-The man  Trade, and as a partner in a well- [ V\������ ,vorI.*s w,th ��������������������� bralns '*s "lore h-  known tea firm has made a consider  a huge sham gargouille used to be  carried around the'city once a year iu  memory of this doliverance.  ,  NEW SPRING HATS.  In the Ecstatic Stage.  The'Girl (passing her fair hand over  his brow)���������Tliere, Artluurl llavo 1  shunned your benducho rl'way?  Arthur���������You have, dear, .ou're my  ���������filch Ilazol-rChlcago 'i'rlbuuo.  A'liese  now   spring  hats  are  frightful  things.  Thoy look like washtubs when Inverted.  To each a hanging garden clings,  With here and there a twig inserted.  If cvor since this world begun  More homely hoadgear was Invontod,  The poor Inventor, whether man  Or woman, must have been demented.  J"ou wonder when you seo them in  Show windows scattered through the  city  How wotnon wearing them may win  Men's lovo or be considered pretty.  You usk yourself as you behold  Thorn on tlio dummies forced to bear  them  How lovely women, young or old,  May over bo Induced to weur them.  But bo of good cheer yet and cling  Uncoaslngly to hopo, O brother!  The itmldeti will bo sweet this spring  And charming still nomohow or other.  She never yet hoe failed to stir  The old, disturbing, heavenly passion,  No matter what tho milliner  Decreed to be the latost fashion,  -ClitcuKo Uooord-Herald,  Diplomatic Comment,  "Many stories have been told of CI-  prlano Castro, exiled president of Venezuela, and of his monumental con-  celt." said Dr. T. H. McDonougb of  San Francisco to the Washington Herald. "During the Russo-Japanese war  the fall of Port Arthur was being explained to him.  "'Pshaw!' he exclaimed. 'With 500  Venezuelans I could have take*- It in  four days.'  '* 'With a thousnnd In one day, your  excellency.' said the diplomatic representative of a European power. I  "Castro was so pleased that It Is said  the diplomat succeeded tho next day  In procuring tho payment of n claim  (hat his government had been vainly  pressing for years."  A Concession.  "Your wife Insists that women are  alwuys superior to men?"  "No," auswercd Mr. Meekton. "The  other dny Henrietta was real affable  and patient towurd a mnn on the street  cur, who Btood up and took It .for  grunted that she wasn't ns well able  to tinug on to n strap as ho was."���������  Washington Star.  Feeding the Dairy Calf. I  Never let Ihe'dairy calf stop grow-j  ing a day: Keep It well fed with growing feeds. Fresh, warm sklminllb with!  ground corn nnd oats Is a tine ration. I  Do not keep feed before it always. I  Let It get hungry between meals and  then (111 It and watch Its digestion.  Develop Its paunch by tilling It. The  cow that stores much' enn milk much.  able to derangement of the digestive  system than the man who works with  his hands, because the one calls upon  his nervous energy while the other  applies only his muscular strength.  Brain fag begets irregularities of thc  stomach, and liver, and the best rem-  j edy that can  be used is Parmelee's  Dress the Overgrown Hoofs.  Overgrown   hoofs  are a  great  eyesore and sooner or Inter aro likely to  throw the nn! Is off ihelr hocks and  hind legs They should be frequently  'Irossed. kept clean and "In good con-  llllon A heavy wooden mallet, an  tich and a half chisel, a blacksmith's  ���������Hiring knife a rasp and a Hie are tbe  ut'ct'.N.sni-y tools.  able fortune. He is an entirely self-  made man. The son of an Uxbridge  carpenter, Sir Hudson was educated  in the village school, and received no  better education than thousands of  other children of the masses. He  started life as a junior clerk in a City  firm, but saw possibilities before he | Vegetable   Pills.    They  are specially  was twenty-one and launched out for j compounded for such cases, and all  | those  who use  them  can  certify  himself.  their superior power.  to  Lady Aberdeen's Adoption  Lady Aberdeen, who has added another to her many good works and  deeds by founding a new monthly  journal to help     in     the campaign  Chicago and Mail Orders,  Chlcugo claims the distinction of being the mall order center of the universe, nnd some recent figures from  the postodlce there would seem to establish (he right to the honor. One of  the biggest mail order, houses recently  broke all postal records by nittllliig  0,000,000 catalogues, onch weighing two  ounces, tho whole weighing -I50 tons.  The sacks holding the catalogues  weighed slxty-flvo tons. If tlieso  pamphlets had boon sent on oue train  thirty cars would havo been ailed.  Ambassadorial Humor.  Following the proclamation of the  commune in Paris, Gen. Brackenbury  attached himself to the Government  troops at Versailles, where' Lord  Lyons, the British Ambassador,  also was. One dny Lord Lyons  was  He  jin em  burst  said  retire,  der if ,w -vzHjesiy s amoassaaor were \ j)0V8 who w      offered for sale excited  to be killed/'-Blackwood's Ma.ozme. I I;ndy Aberdeen's compassion, and th.  A Cutting Rebuke,  Tell mo not In language florid,  For I know what you would say���������  Thnt tho weather's simply horrid  And It's raining hard today.  Bo not full of Information  On tho vury lutest nows.  Please do apnt'o your glib narration  Of your most Important views.  Life Is earnest.   Tlmo Is (lectlng.  Naught for wa.ited hours atones.  Yes, I'm quite awnre It's sleeting.  I can hear It on the stones.  Can't you���������can't you, pray, be dumb  air,  While I'm sitting on your chair?  If you want a tip, bo mum. din  lo not talk, but cut my halrl  slave dealer was invited to bring them  on board Lord Aberdeen's (bihabivyali,  where he hoped tc find a purchaser.  When the man stepped on deck with  his human chattels, Lord Aberdeen  pointed to the Biitish flag and paid:  "These boys are free! I claim them In  the name of the queen!" Afterwards,  however, he compensated the*-.hive  dealer, and Lady Aberdeen returned  to England with these four boys and  another whom she had rescued, Throe  of her adopted children died, btU two  were educated rtid-set to useful work.  W. N. U��������� No. 743 .  tbU^sWM&b ^5MV5*u. i*^*I������i!X*irt*wj\������X.%' zXm2n3.it SJi n * ���������*. __������sij������'li__VjV'isCiA_P_Hi,������������ia ;-. .-. -V ���������-*,'-'/.���������������������������'���������>'.s-*.'':*!.- 'v'.:/-.:iV.'v.' :,���������*-*���������*,*:'*.���������;;���������:/.���������.���������*������.,. >���������>;-���������'���������  ���������*������������������   ,.   **. v..    ;,    ;���������*'���������- r*i;  i *"-.**.   i" ���������** {���������' .   ''   ��������� r -     '  ���������r^'-^f,-^^.**,/.;,'^*aJ=3; vgwn  ;w^>-uiAU.H^^Ti^^-.-J7jiJ  -J*-l-.>������J.-^-i,  11, f. ' .*.  ���������:'.;. ���������:^^^;^^<:!-^^-^^.:,^--r ���������������������������  - ..  /*-  ���������OH*   -MS-bGK, ��������� OI^W-OOl).    -Mttt-lSn    CQMMMA.  -iea< __:���������_.      ���������**���������       l^'  ������������������S *anti>a*l '     s?  1  1  v  CITV  PH3ENIX  ���������������_5 [Eh? ."nearest hotel to the  ;^ Granny mines. One ol* tho  ���������I??], .largest dining' mmns in the  fly city. Tliti bar is replete  (.?2 'with nerve bracers of all  ���������*<*>"*, 'kinds, itiid l.he most fi-a-  jfJj 'grunt tii_-n-s. Drop *'L' &n&  ,������_2 : r*ee me.  ���������*������    .A. 0. JOHNSON  *>",,'���������, .l'UOI'RIHTOU.  ��������� !!������������������    --i-ii���������nii _n*_* ,, .-r ���������������������������.������������������-���������*���������.��������������������������� **---������--*.*r***-*-.iM.W'*-^^  ��������� ������������������  J3ag*gao*e tnmslcired to  any part of tho City. Fur-  aitaro moved to any part of  thc District. General Dray-  ino- of all kinds.  Is published every Thursday at Greenwood, 15 C-, and the price is Js a year,  postage free to all parts of Canada, and  Great Britain. To the United Slates and  oilier countries it is sent postpaid for  f--.50 a year. Address all letters lo Thc  Ledge, Greenwood, 15. C,  ' R. T. LOWERY,  PUBLISHER.  the cool shades of tho evening,  when the daily stunt was (lone  Peck would stretch himf-clf out'on  a stone table and exude portions of  lecture  "    He  on  1 Tin  drew largely  ���������Mountaineer and Kooto-  .'nay Standard Cigars.  Made by  -3. 0. tftclln ������ Co., nelson  EHHrnana  MERCHANT TAILOR  Clothes Cleaned, Pressed and  Repaired.  Dry Gleaning a Specialty.  .NWOOD, B, C.  Git I  RftIL  jRETURN EXCURSION RATES  FltOM  ���������GREENWOOD'  ington'  Hotel  THE  WW  ,ot<  (  GREENWOOD  Ls the phice for Pecp-o'-Day Cock-  Niglit-Capp.  Ev'eniiig  tails    and  Buttermilk  a specialty during the  warm season.  C. A. Dempsey, Prop.  m*vr������A*trwt*r**  .Tickets on sale daily, May  ,29th to Oct. 14th. Final re-  "tu'rn .limit lit days. Corrcs-  .pqnding fares .from other  'points.   Tickets at  ���������REDUCED RATES  -JVill also be on sale on  June 2nd and 8rd,  t.   July 2nd and 3rd,  .-    August 11th and 12th,  JO EASTERN DESTINATIONS  in Canada and thc Unit-sl States,  with choice of routes and final  return limit of Oct. "1st  .,For full particulars apply to  E. R. Enui'ATir,  Agent, Greenwood, B. C.  J. E. Pj-oCtoi*.,  D. P. A., Calgary, Alta.  A blue niiu-lci here indicates that  your   Subscription   has  beconio   deceased,   and  that tho  editor   would  once more like to commune with  your collateral.  Ciuki-.vwooi* will soon be short  ot doctors, hut we still have several lawyers.   Thk B. C. Gazette contains a  notice of the iiicoiyioration of tho  New Dominion Copper  company.  Tim*: Alberni Pioneer says that  Hill Templeman may have written  that song entitled " Please Go  Away and Let Mo Sleep."  his   colebratnd  Complete Life.'  on his personal experiences for illustrative material. I remember  one anecdote in particular in the  relation of which Pock shone as a,  raconteur of the first waiter.  The scene 'was laid-"somewhere  in Oregon. - ��������� ���������  Peek was on the sprinkler cart  and' had been working steadily for  rieveiyvl months. He was wearing  comfort shoes and his foot hadn't  itched for' In, these many moons.  Tn fact, Peck had established himself as one of the permanent institutions of the community.  *As an aid to perpetuating a good  resolution ho had 'illiliatcd.with a  temperance- society and in recognition of his natural genius for  writing he. had been elected recording secretary of the organi'/i-  tion. This exaltation was the  cause of his undoing.  Peek was nothing if not literary,  and the opportunity to make use  of his gift in writing up the proceedings was too good to pass up.  Peck wrote the minutes, and such  minutes! If they have not been  destroyed, the book of proceedings  of Peck's Whito Ribbon Club  would rank among the Seven Best  Sellers if put into print. He writ  the minutes up as they app'-an-d  Nothing  Hotel  i  Alexander  .PHOENIX,   B.   C.  ���������  Is a comfortable home for  'the miner and traveler.  'Good meals and pleasant  Vooms. Pure liquors and  fragrant cigars in the bar.  R. Y.  CHISHOLM, Pkopiuktoi*.  J. R. Cameron.  Leading Tailor of tbe  Kooteuays.  Kaslo, B. C.  Leaves.Greenwood for Spokane  at 7 a. m., and for Oroville at 2:."i0  ���������p, m,      ������������������ '       '    J.'Mcj'Du.vku,.  ���������i'l'.r. ',''        ���������  ���������' *���������*      it'llM'*!'AL ACT  .Certificate of Improvements  '-.-'-'l }  '". NOTICE  '''.cxll-mi" Minoral Cliilin, sitimti. in tlio flrcim-  '     wood Miiii-itf' JJlvli-loii  of  Yutii  District:  Where lot-utuil: Skylark ('iim|> -South).  TAKK NOTICK til it [..'���������'Hie.*. S. Illrnin. Free  Miner's fIprtillcntn Ne. Ite'l'iN fur .solfiiiiiKlli.'u  II 'I'yo, KriM! Minor'JtCurlllicjiio >>"'>  Iti'^'H anil  Syilney M- J.'lin--on, I'rvu Allii'-r*** D.-rrlllcuri*  ���������jVi).  lH.V.o, .liiti-iiil, clxly  'liifH from   Hut dun*  Jittmnf, t������ mvly  l<������ Ilia. *ll������ilii8 lli;r"irr|..rl'or ii  i:crt''.'rl(iif������ of "m]iriivwii*.iit.-.. ,'������r llm |ni!;im.-ip ol  olitiiliilnir ii Cn>������ li Or.nit lo llnniliovu nliilin.  ,. Aiiilfurllicr liiko  until.'-;  llint- itrlluiit   iiiiiIii  '-K>ur.ou   ,17,  niii>*������fc    I'1-  t-iiininiiiii'fil   U:fori;  t *.  iiiSimncc of hiicIi fY*rilll--.tt'-ul iiiiiiroviiiinjiih*  , liu.������l thlM������,tI.cl..y������r J7:������^'-*^������*t-K.vrE.  '   LOWERYIS CLAIiVl  Dnrinji tlioi'7 months Unit I-nwery'i*  Claim was on ciirth it diil Imsiucm dll  bver tho world. It wns thu most  tinir|ii(!,iii'hi|)eii(h'nt ond fearless ionr-  nitltiver produeeil in Camilla Pi'lltii'iil  nnd theolo-dc-il oneiiilcfipuri'ued il with  the venom of a rattl'-mi'ike until the  government shut It out of the malls,  nnd its editor censart to publish It,  ���������jmitly on account of a "Inzy liver and  partly hoc.iUHo It takes a pile of money  to run a paper thai Is outlawed. 'Iheru  lire Btlll 25 different cdltioim of this eon-  <ernricct journal in print. Soiid 10 cents  Atd get ono or p. DO and got tho bunc-li.  Float is not a periodical.  It is a book containing SO  illustrations  all told, and  is filled with sketches and  stories of western life.    It  tells how a. gambler cashed  in after tbe flush days of  Sandon ; bow ib rained in  New  Denver   long   after  Noab was dead ;   how a  parson  took  a   drink   at  Bear Lake in early days ;  bow  justice was dealt in  Kaslo   in   J������J3 ;   how  the  saloon man outprayed the  women in Kalamazoo, and  graphically    depicts   tbe  roamings    of   a   western  editor amoug the tender-  feet in tbe cent belt.    It  'conlaius tbo early'history  of Nelson and a romance  of tbe Silver King mine.  In   it are   printed  three  western  poems, and dozens of articles too numerous to mention.    Send for  one  before it is too late.  The   price   is   25   cents,  postpaid to any part of tbe  world.    Address   all   letters to  T. Lowery  GREENWOOD, B. C.  THE LEDGE  ���������'time."    It is probable  were quite harmless in  Beware of the " Time."  Less than three weeks ago two  men came from High River to Oil  gnry for a  that they  their intentions and that no one  was more, surprised than they  when their "time" developed into  a shooting scrap in a Chinese joint.  A.s to������this the trial of tbo remaining one of the trio will no doubt-  elicit the facts. Tlie other is dead.  He died in jail, perhaps from illness, perhaps by bis own will. A.s  to that the inquest will tell. Tlie  fact remains that one life is lost,  one (that of the Chinaman who  was shot) was nearly lost, and another is probably blighted as tbe  price ^of the "time" these young  men started ont to have.  Surely, without .the need for  preaching, there is a lesson in this  small chain of events. Few people in Calgary know any of tbe  actors. They pass across thc stage  of our city life and are gone to  their several destinies. But they  have paid a high price for their  ���������'time," haven't they?  Every "time" lias its dangers of  trouble" and disgrace. Every  "time" is fraught with' potential  grief to somebody. Every "time''  is a- powder magazine which may  explode in sorrow to those  are having it, and even greater  sorrow to those who love them.  Life is so full of pleasures  that  '���������'time" is nob necessory to fill ils  to him. Nothing escaped him  When doings were black In-  sketched the millinery, and when  doings got hob he transferred the  hcafclo manuscript, lie left pen  pictures of the speakers on the  uHiuites and gave the workers  their clue. They got all that was  coining lo them. If he thought  the bare outline of proceedings  'made too dry reading he embellished it with comment and ��������� explanation. He made tbo most of  bis .opportunities. Too luuch, in  fact', as events proved.  When the next election of ofli-  cers loomed up ib was discovered  that the oilice of secretary was to  be contested. A. lady of lesser  talents, bub with, probably more  reserve, was nominated to oppose  Peek. For a time he was nob sure  of his ground. .Bub a personal  canvass of all the members gave  him assurance that he .had a walkover. In -i'-iet he was told by  every member that he should have  their suffrage.  '"'So, .of course,   said  so Queen Victoria-is dead; lean  hardly believe jt," ho murmured,,  bub the, victory in ' South '.Africa  raised his spirits and^he.gave a  British cheer oii the -spot., ' Courtney is 70 years old and is well-  preserved physically and mentally  -^California Exchange. ��������� :  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.        ���������    . .,,    tf  ..  The Horse. .,"  '-'    "  'af  Society owes the horse a' depth,  of gratitude a" thousand' times  greater "than ib does-, to thousands  of men who abuse . him.-, He has  ministered to. progress, has made  social intercourse possible when  otherwise ib would, have been slow  and occasional or altogether impossible ; ho has virtually extended  the strength-of man, augmented  his speed, doubled bis time, decreased his burdens, and, becoming  his slave, has relieved, him from  drudgery and ma'de him free. For  love's sake, for thc sake of social  life, for eminent, moral reasons,  the horse deserves to be bred,  trained, and cared, for with scrupulous care. The touching of mon  how to do if has been left too  long to men who look upon bhe  the horse as an instrument of  gambling gains, or of mere physi-  '���������a,l.pleasurt*.-LIenry Ward Beecher.  B. C.  Dealer in'Coal, Wood, Ties, Poles,' etc.-.. Heavy^ Teaming  .''     " ���������    ,        to any part of the District..; .   ���������, , . '.' . '���������" .;  ; "Unequalled for Domestic Use.  telling the story, "just  the election   unanimous,  for myself, and that was  darn    vote  Free Press.  Peek in  to make  I voted  the only  I    received !���������Fernie  Just $2 a year  In Advance.  Get your RazrrsHoned |  and your Baths at     ������  *'s   1  Shop, Greenwood,  *) (-j)  The  Bridesville  Provides Tasty Meals*and  0-ood Rooms for Travelers.  Tourists always welcome.  THO3* WALSH  Proprietor.  ***jmt*twmt*/������  HORSEJ3JRAYED.  Ciiini! lulu iny |iiinnl-u'i- ii liny mure hIkmiI. nliin  yi'iir.-t nil. nml ttvlKltlnif iili-'iit loii'i -wmid-i.  ilntnil mi l.-fl ."ll'HiM.-r l.-i mi A "U'I imil'.i' II. nil  IT). Wid'mil. on lull friMil fiinl Owmtr u^iii  liiivnlliiMiuiii' li.v pnylntf fxi'iin.-OM.  A-l". MI-'HM'.JI, Miilwity, II. V,.  Frank Fletcher  Pl-OVINCIAf LAN'ft SORVRVOR,  t-t'fSS  The "White House Cafe in Kelson is next to the postollice, right  in the heart of tho city and is  noted for its excellent" coffee and  ..,..., shrot orders. Visitors tothe city  who should not fail to drop in and have  a meal cooked by white laboV.  "\Ve remarked the other day that  the ;chail'eur.( Dairagh, had been  well convicted - by- the jury  before wlfich he was tried. It  remains to be added that he was  well sentenced yesterday by Judge  ��������� ���������-a  ���������_.,*..,._.**,j...*...*~.*.    ���������*"   -  iMulqueen.    In  saying that were-  fnn  you  want  but beware of the  rei. not merely to tbe  term  of  im>  "Time."���������Calgary Herald. prisonment which  was  prescribed  cup. The young man who goes  in for a "time" is doing it at the expense of missing other joys at least  equally delightful and at the risk  of reaping* sudden sorrow beyond  his  contemplation.    Iluve  all the  Some Day.  Some day will end the weary  road, some day we'll drop thc  heavy load, and rest beneath the  sunset tree, and wait to**cross the  silent sea. And then we'll take  a backward glance, and wonder  why we used to prance, and till  the air with moanings shrill, o'er  every picayunish ill. Some day,  across the fields of space, we'll  look behind and try to trace the  z'gzag jor.rney that we made across  this world of light and shade, and  wonder why wo didn't take tlie  straightcst patli that we could  make. Some day, pernaps, when  we're at rest, among the Islands  of thc Blest, w,e'H give a thought  to that dead day, when we pursued our devious, way, and wonder why we fumed and fought,  and all the kindly things forgot.  Someday, we'll know that lovo is  light, and where it lives there is no  night.  ���������\Vai.t Mason.  Coffin Nails and Suicide.  " Damn you !"  This was found scrawled on an  empty cigarette box in the pocket  of a boy suicide in McKeesport,  Pa,, last Sunday. It is as short  and dramatic an arraignment of  the cif-aretto -"evil as can bo imagined.' It condenses the agony  of two years���������their 'regret,. their  remorse���������into two words. ,  Raymond Wallhour *>vas 18.  Everi-iiiee his 10th year bo had  been the slave of "collin nails."  Olherwise ho was a proper lad.  He went to Sunday school in the  . In the evening he  church. On the way  to stop 'md swallow  it was (-Hi-boHe acid,  ie died before help could reach  ���������CI'vHatid Leader.  afternoon  started  for  he was seen  something.  and  him  Another on Peck  In the rare old, fair old days immediately following tliu lira, I lie  Oily of Fernie wiih favored with u  visit from the immortal J. Peck  Mac8-.va.in.     Nobody  knows  how  titles, but lie was on   the job in    --.,   --..,,.      ,,,.       .  liii'geiluantitieH, when wo were in- that it .is now Jvuig Ldward.  ",,  '" ', , ....i-������    ..i,,.1-   miul.   tin/1 l-.liii man  stalling our machinery.  'We had a largo tent set up in  A Seven-Year Senten:  Widriowson, Assayer. Nelson,  Sam Pierre, an Indian'"with, a  bad record, who .was recently re**  leased from Walla' Walla* penitentiary, stabbed Alex Paul, another  Indian, last week in* a drunken  fracas at Oroville, says- the Gazette. Paul was severely wounded.  Pierre hit the trail next morning,  and in the course of his llighfat-  tempted to'* assault two young  half-breed girls, and made a murderous attack on Miss Emma  Denny, a school teacher who lives  a few miles down tbe river. The  brute knocked her insensible, and  thinking he had killed her, no  doubt, was dragging her towards  the river, presumably to throw her  in, when frightened away. The  news of these outrages spread  rapidly, aud a number of infuriated  ranchers, and even Indians, started out after the desperado. Pierre  took to the mountains, where'he  is perfectly at home, and it will  require considerable search to find  him. At last accounts the people  were iu the mood for a lynching  bee if they catch him.  A reporter on the Cincinnati Ea-  quirer���������John It. McLean's newspaper���������was once sent into a small  town in southwestern Ohio to get  the story of a woman evangelist  who had beeu greatly talked about.  The reporter attended one of her  meetings and occupied a front  seat. When those who wished to  be saved were asked to arise he  he kept his seat and used his notebook. ' The woman approached,  and, taking him by the hand, sa-id:  ���������'Come to Jesus'." "Madam,"  said the newspaper man,  beieSolely on business to  your work.". "Brother," said  she, "there is no business so important as God's." " Wel.'maybe  not," said the reporter, "but you  don't know John tMcLeau."  But we aro inclined- to believe  actions'do not speak louder' than'  words-at the .meetings, of a .sowing society.  . .Tri'Ilcs make perfection, but perfection'is no trifle.-Michael Angelo  A. man can frequently see his  finish without the aid of a, telescope. " . " '  " Wo should accustom, tlie mind to  the best company by introducing  it only to the best books.���������Sydney  Smith.  A teacher having occasion to  complain of tho dirty condition, offensive to the nose, of a scholar attending her school in East London, sent n message to tho parents  asking that tho boy might be.kept  cleaner. A' reply came.from tho  irate mother couched in tbo following expressivo ter:r.s : " My,  Ike ain't no rose, so don't^mell  him, but learimhim."  IL is the doctor's business to see  that we keep body and soul together.  Blobbs���������Does  you? _"-."*���������  JBlobbs���������Not often  pretty straight.-  .   The  others  3'our   wife   miss  She throws  "man    who   can   convince  that he is as go'od as he  thinks* he is, is a wouder.   ���������  The average man doesn't think  about mending his ways till theyj  are pretty badly shattered.  ' It may be possiblb for a woman  to keep a secret, but most of them  are woefully out of practice.  ���������nelson,;.B/������0.  GEO. V, NVJCLTiS, Proprietor.  First-class' in everything.  Steam heat,   electric  light*,  private   baths..    Telephone*  in every room.-   First-class  bar and barber shop.  'Bus meets all trains.  tlW...  A; L.  TE  TRUKKS BAG5 ���������%<,*���������:?  The Furniture Man  "I'm  report  prisonmcii** wiucu wns pi  for him, but eqiTaHly to the ad  mirable language in which the  judge pronounced the sentence and  vindicated its justice. It would  be diflicult for any master of English to stale more simply, more  clearly, more . convincingly and  with more Haw-less and absolute  truth the circumstances and nature  of Darragh's crime than was done  in these words :  It is an elementary legal rule  that a man's intent may bo-inferred from his acts. When you took  your seat in that car you were free  to drive recklessly. You cho.-*c to  go at a most reckless speed. And  you knew that you bore a message  of death for tho unfortunates in  your path. You knew that all the  people had at least an equal right  to our street.- and roads. You  cared more lor your own pleasure  than for tlie life of any other person. You had the power to choose  and you elected to do that which  destroyed an innocent life and  brought the deepest sorrow to a  happy home.-Now York Tribune.  When in Nelson drop into the  White House Cafe, next .to the  postollice. Turkish and other  baths can be procured iu the same  building. Taylor Bishop, proprietor, employs all white help-  Behind the Times.  Lost in N.eyada's desert for 15  years, Albert Courtney, a mining  prospector and British subject,*-  heard a few days ago for the first  time that Queen , Victoria was  dead, and tbo name of Theodore  Roosevelt was strange to him, and  not an echo of the Poei* war had  reached his ears. AU the great  facts and occurrences of recent  years were matters of which he  was ignorant. Courtney was u  recluse and did not see a book or  paper during the on tire period  from the time he buried himself in  the desert until ho visited San  Bernardino to ask among other  things afler Q,ieoii Victoria's  health.  " How is  the queen?" was ono  One of tbe cheapest things we  have heard of this year happened  during the week when a buuch of  cheap skates from the Fernie club  went to a hotel in the city and after bringing in a pint bottle of  beer iu each of their-pockets asked  the attendant to supply glasses  and openers as they wished to  take the booze with their lunch.  And the hotel men pay a high license to the city.���������Fernie Ledger.  'PHONE 16.  Ro$$lattd  Is.the leading'.hotel of the.  city, and the home of tourists,,  mining men. and commercial  travelers. ' ���������_ - -  Do not miss it when visiting the famous Golden City.  B..*ComWns, manager, '-  NELSON, B. C.  '   WHOLESALE  "    DEALERS JN;'  Produce   ANDii Proy'isioks-  . NELSON, B. C.     '  Real Estate,  Mines,  Insurance and  Fruit Lands.  CORRESPONDENCE ' [SOLICITED:  Selected.  drink is  many  a man s  too  modest to  .o got here and freight cars tell no of his drat questions.   He was tok ,  ..i.".  i....  i   ....   ���������-...  */.t. ti. /Hif'i* IiIh fiiii'Ktioii was  understood,  once his question was understooi  that it .is now King Edward.    An  auto shot past and tlie man from  tho desert backed  hastily into a  sev-  Stron  weakness  But  the  cow  is  blow her own horn.  An ounce of help is worth  oral pounds of talk about it.  He's a fool man who marries a  woman for her beauty alone.  When a wise man gets the worst  of it he makes the best of it.  Tho wise mother' brings up her  ebild as if she were its stepmother.  The sooner soirio men get married the longer time they havo in  which to repent.  Everything he wants will come  to the man who waits until he  doesu't want anything.  A mole may bo cither a beauty  spot or a blemish ; it depends on  whether it is located ou a pretty  girl or a mere man.  Even a pavement made of good  intentions ia slippery.       .  Poverty is no disgrace���������as long  as your credit is good.  [f you would retain your friends  don't make them envy you.  The time of a man who walks a  mile to siivo a nickel isn't very  valuable.  Ever notico how somo people sit  with wide open mouths when you  talk.  If a man could see-himself as  others see him ho might be able to  see his finish.  You can ploaso a woman by  roasting her neighbors ami praising  her children.  Life is.short at beat, so don't  waste any of it by worrying over  the affairs of other peoplo.  Many a man if* suspected of being rich��������� merely because ho doesn't  IiIm IiIIIh lu'onuitlv  .*l������JMi|HLCWlffPBIltfrlM*M   Anytning from the Kitchen  -.to the office.  Also Trunks and Traveling-  Bass.  A. L. WHITE  The Furniture Man.  Is the home for all tourists  and millionaires visiting New  Denver.  .British', Columbia.  HEHRY   STEGE.   PROPR.  Tl-JEJWqflT HO^SE  Nelson. B. C, is run on the  the American nnd European  plan. Nothing yellow about  the house except the gold in  thc safe.  Mevlo-Qc   &   Trrccjillus  The Kootenay Saloon  Sandon, B. O., has a line_oi nerve  bracers unsurpassed in any niouo-  tain town ot the Great West. A  glass of aqua pura glvcii free with  spirits menti.  THE'GLHB  Gigar Store  -s Tobaccos, Pipes, and all other  Smokers' supplies. Next door  to Pacific hotel.  . L: Mathews  L  PioneeP  J-lotel...  Opeencapbd,":S. C  The oldest hotel in tho city, and still  under tho same iiianngcint-nt. Rooms  comfortable, moalB equal to any in tho  city, and the bar spppliea only the heat.  Corner of Greonwood and Government  streots.  J, W. fielsofc  Lakeview = Hotel  NELSON, 13. C.  Ts a home for Miners.   Rates $1  a day.   All White Help.  -     Pl-OI'RIETOll  KASLO  HOTEL  KASLO B. C,  Is a .comfortable home  for all  who travel to that city.  COCKLE & PAFWORTH.  N.'Mau.ktte  *���������"* . -  AT Till']-  Hotel - Balmoral  In Phoenix tlio dining room will  please tbo gastronomically critical,  the beds bring sweet repose, while  tho beveragesui n the bar will appease any onfihnry human thirst.  Miners, muckers, tourists and millionaires always welcome.  J, A. MoMASTER, Proprietor.  . Regular monthly meetings of  ^Greenwood lodge No. 28, A. F.  <���������*��������� & A. M., aro held on the first  Thursday in oacli month in Fraternity hall, Wood block, Government  street, Greonwood. Visiting brethren  are cordially invited to attend.  JAS, 8. I5IUNIK, Secretary,  WT* *ftfir Greenwood Minors'  . H VI U*li(***. No. 22, W.  ���������  JL ���������   1!A������ F M>( ,noctB cvory  Saturday evening in Union Hall, Copper street, Greonwood, tit 7:80.  Also hi hull nt  Mother Lodo mine  Fridav evening.''nt. 7:f)0  GEO. IIKATJJKRTON, Secretary.  ....������������������  '-  The Hotel Slocan  Three Forks, B, C, is thc lending  hotel of the city. Mountain trout  and game dinners n specialty.  Roonis^rcBerved by telegraph.  Hugh,. NivEN^Prp]


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