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 VI  u*  ���������Ujr -y-CitiS j  i^^i/AM^^  WcTORl^JS*  e.������>  /  I  3'' - ' j  <   L'l  - r''     ft  .Vol; . XVI.  GEEENWOOD, B. C.,'THURSDAY, JUNE, 16; 1910.  No. 4.0  GREENWOOD, B. C.      ->   '  New Stock of Ladies' Shoes, Dry Goods, and, Fur.-  - nishings complete*      "\ '   -  20 per cent. Reduction, in price of Millinery,  , ' until stock is closed out. ���������  STOCK NEW& CHOICE.  ��������� . ,   '"  25  PER CENT  OFF  -  25  PERCENT  . OFF  ' Until July 1 we will allow 25 per cent off our'entire'stock of  Negligee Shirts  (with or without collar.)    These'Shirts .  are extra value. -_ Prices range irom $1.25 to $3 50." ."  1  EXJSSELMA.W-OAULFIELD Go. I  *  GREENWOOD.    B.   C.  I  WMm^w^Simm^^is^i^i^m^^^^^ms^^^^^^ms^^ss&M^.  Just received a fine assorted  line of Iron Beds, Springs and  Mattresses  ������&:  Passing Throng i  Yon will save monoy by seeing  Lai I  IT  The Furniture & Stove Man.  PHONE16. '        GREENWOOD, B. C.  The Windsor Hotel is one of the best furnished  hotels in the West.    It is located in the heart of ((������  Greenwood and within easy reach of all the fiuan- Mi  cial  and  commercial institutions  of  the  Copper ((((  , Metropolis.    Heated' with steam and lit by  elec- (III ���������  tricity.    Commodious sample rooms.    The bar is (!([  replete with all modern" be'veragesl and the "Cafe W,  -    J never closes."  Eooms reserved by-telegraph." A''r "  .-- t'������ ~  The Windsor Hotel Co.       E. J. Cartier, Manager ������{{ '  PHOENIX, B. C.  Is opposite the Great Northern depot and is a delightful  haven for the weary traveler. Great veins of hot water  run through the entire house, and bathrooms are always at tlio service "of thpf-e in searrh of material  cleanliness. -The dining room is an enemy to dyspepsia,  _ while the artistic appointment of the liquid refresh 111 ent  * makes the drinks go down like eating fruit in a flower  garden, The sample rooms are the largest in the mountains and a pleasure to drummers with big trunks.  JAS. MARSHALL        -       -       PROPRIETOR  ������������o seee������e������30e8a������3������������������@@ee@s������&3$G������QS3<s������������&8Go e������<8fi������3s������<se*g  TEMPERANCE  '   I  is nil rig'lit if shorn of humbuggery.  Too much wat-r drinking is just  as injurious ns too much liquor or  anything else. /  OUR PURE WINES  -  AND LIQUORS  . arc medicinal if not abused. Every  household .should have a moderate  supply of pine wine's or liquors in  the closet for emeigencv���������either  unexpected visitors or sudden illness, when a drop of pine liquor  in time limy foicstnll nil necessity  for drugs.  LGreenwood Eiquor gotnpany, Importers, greenwood, B. #. \  Honest George.  George It. Naden, 'who" is well-  known in Greenwoed, having lived  here a few days during the time he  represented this great copper riding  iu the local legislature, met with  defeat in Rupe while running  on the Alfy Stork ticket for alder-  manic honors. The Empire of that  city extends to him the following  sad but beautiful remarks:  ��������� ''The defeat of Mr. Naden, by a  few votes only, is to be veiy much  icgrctted. Th?"'- ii no man iu  Prince llupprt today who could  have rendered hotter service than  he. -Expeiienoed both in parliamentary and municipal government, and actuated by the highest  ideals, his services will be a distinct loss to the city. Wo have  not the least doubt, however, but  that his influence will 3Tet remain.  County Court.  His Iloiior, Judge Brown held  court on Tuesday. Ola Lofstad  and Several others took out -their  naturalization papers.  The case of Di". Spankie vs.  Robert Johnson was settled out of  court, and several other cases were  adjourned untilTiext court.  W.F.  Greenwood Miners'  Union, No. 22, W.  ��������� F M., incuts every  Saturday evening in Uniun Hall, Copper street, Greenwood, nt 7:80.  Also in hall at 'Mother Lode mincv  Friday evenings at 7:30.  .  GEO. HEATHERTON, Secretary  Ik Regular monthly meetings of  ���������*/\p' Greenwood lodge. No. 28, A. F.  /%/? & A.M.,aro held on the first  Thursday in each month in Fraternity hall, Wood block, Government  street, Groonwood. Visiting brethren  are cordirUly fnyited to attend.       -;  JAS, S, IJIKNIK. Soorotiiry,  ������OOBe������CGd������ ������0������������������0������ffl������������������������������ oqq  C. CIGARS i  Are mndc in New Westminster and  sold all over the Province.  WILBBRG, &  WOLZ.  Not an Interested Party.  Mrs. Carrie Chapman Catb..apropos'of woman r-vrflxngp, paid ::'.  "Men of that sort���������men of thnt  stupid sort ���������treat, us wonnui like  little children or pet animals.  They make no account of us whatever. Thoy are. like old ^Calhoun  White, of Kipou,  "Old Cal houn walked down the  main street one morning in his  best black broadcloth suit, with a  white rose in his buttonhole and  cotton gloves on his large hands.  ���������. >" 'Why, 'Calhoun,' said the barber, 'are you taking a holiday ?'  "'.Dish yerf,'said the old man  in a statelg voice 'dish yer am rrmh  golden weddin, sah. Ali'm sally  bratin' hit.'  "'Dub your wife,' said the barber, 'is working as usual. I sasv  her at tbo tub as I camo by. Why  isn't she celebrating, too'?'  " 'Her?' said Oiilhoun, angrily.  'She hain't got niiHin' to do with  it.    She's inah fourth.' "  School Roport.  Following is the school report  for IT ay:  DIVISION1 I���������J   f.. WATSON*  Pupils actually iuteuilii)<>- 21  Average daily attendance 21 50  t'erciiiitriifc ot regularity..' 89.53  Pupils present every session:���������  George Craig. Maud Eales, Charlie  McArthur, Gertrude. Mclutyre,  Gordon Smith, Bertha Smith,  Sutherland Smith, Iria Sutton,  Lottie Sutton, Ward Storer.  DIVISION' II���������J I.  MACKENZIE  Pupils actually attending 30  Average daily attendance 2(5.95  Percentage of regularity 89  Pupils present every session:���������  Leo Barnett, Beatrice Calhoun,  Fred Craig, Anna MacKcnzie,  Daniel McKee, Josephine McKee,  Celia Mcintosh, James Olliver,  Bert Olliver, Ted Proctor, Grace  Kedpath, Vera Redpath, Robert  Smith, Ruby Smith, Dick Taylor,  Tom Taylor.  DIVISION III���������1?. M. CUNNINGHAM.  Pupils actually attending 8+  Averago daily attendance 30.5  Percentage of regularity 90  Pupils present every session: ���������  Dorothy Bunbury, Jean Coles,  John Mac-Arthur, Muriel Redpath,  Arthur ' Rccs, Catherine Rees,  Eva Goldsmith, Edith Willcox.  After a man goes on tho shady  side of forty he loses all interest  Joe's Reply.  Although Joe Martin has probably drank many a shot of booze  and played many a game of draw  hi his' time, he is rather severe  upon the man who sells the rum.  A despatch from London says:���������  The general board representing the  licensed, vituallers of Great Britain  has received a striking reply from  Joc'.'ph Martin, M. P., in reply to  ���������its npppa! for. support in its protest  against Chancellor. Lloyd George's  alleged oppression of the liquor  trade.  Many noble lords and members  of parliament have replied sympathetically.    Mr. Martin wrote:  "Yours to hand. I take, very  little interest in, the wail of the  publican. If I had my way the  restrictions on liquor sellers would  be much more severe than they are,  and their licenses would erst much  more."  When read at a .'meeting of the  board, the letter was received with  laughter and cries of "shame."  The chairman said the reply of the  honorable gentleman would be  born in mind by tho trade.  There are still a few old-fashioned  people who have never rode in an  mitomobile,       - . .  Tlio average wifo ppends two-  thirds of her timo worrying about  ��������� Fred Knight is in the city from  Grand Forks.    <.  J. B. Tierney is at Stewart upon  mining business'. ���������  The government has laid new  sidewalks in Eholt.  J. R. Jackson, M.P.P. was in  thc eity on Saturday.  Geo. 'Wellwood intends to open  his hurel near Westbridge.  Charles Dempsey is doing work  on his ranch near, Fish lake.  ��������� Mrs.   James H.  Dimmick is in  the Sacred Heart hospital in Spokane. _. '  At the Central hotel, in Phoenix,  thero are plenty of the Big Andy  cigars.  EEany Johns has bought the  Saylor ranch, near Napoleon, for  $4,000.  Miss Til lie Graham is home from  Spokane to spend the holidays in  this city.  The arbitrators/for the Midway  & Vernon grade arrived in Midway  yesterday. v  Harry Hook is looking up mining propositions in  the north for  Vancouver men. '  -   it  Dominion Day will be celebrated  in Greenwood. , For particulars  see large posters. '���������  Bert Bailey has a contract for  putting in another track for the  C.P.R: at Eholt.  A business deal of iome importance will likely be consummated  in Eholt this week.  Lunch baskets for pic-nics, etc ,  ranging in price r'rcrii 50u to $2.50  each, at J. L. Coles'.  W.   B.   Fleming   has returned'  from   attending -the   Oddfellow's  convention in Kamloops.  The Dominion government will  make a geological survey of Dead-  wood camp this summer.  Indications are ! very favorable  this week for striking a large body  of ore in the Argo tunnel.  Picon punches, gin rickeys' and  mint juleps can'.be had at the  Windsor hotel iu Greenwood.  George Tierney was in town this  week up'ou business connected with  the building of the railway  out of  Midway. ~--~.>... .  . _  Tbe Waterman Ideal Fountain  Pen is a greit favourite with the  public and can be bought from J.  L. Coles.  The Windsor hotel has just received a stock of limes and mint  suitable for making the best summer drinks in tho market.  Last week the government paid  a large sum of money for wages to  tbe men working on the wagon  roads in and arouud Greenwood.  After the loth of July Luigi  Penna will move his family to  riioenix. He will take a contract  upon the railroad near Priuceton.  Strawberries grown at Grand  Forks by Mrs. Hall, were sampled  by the prints of Greenwood, last  Monday,and pronounced excellent.  Duncan Ross went to Stewart  last week. He has a contract on  railway near Hazelton and is  making good in th'ut line, of business.  The value of the grade of the  Midway & Vernon railway will  be determined in a few days. It is  thought that the value will be  about $50,000.  Bob Youill and son are doing  assessment work upon tho claims  upon Pass creek. Mr. Youill was  the first man to take up a ranch  upon the Kootenay lake 20 years  ago.  A pet bear in Phoenix nearly  killed little Erne Larsen on Monday.' The child was feeding it and  got too close to bruin. Arthur  Webster rescued Effie and she is  now out of danger.  J. W. Nelson has an excellent  hotel building at Ca'-mi, and it is  his intention to occupy it this summer. Mr. Nelson is the pioneer  hotel man of Greenwood, and has  large mining interests up the West  Fork.  Jack and Charlie Galloway,  former residents of this city, have  passed tbe third year examination  in applied science at McGill. The  former did remarkably well, lead-  ing his class in four subjects and  obtaining first class standing in the  rest.  Joseph Wilmhurst was in the  city last weed. He has been in the  employment of the government f\)r  some time and at present is looking  for the best pass for building a  wa;:ou road between Cascade and  Ros.-bind. This b'nk will form  part of the trunk road now being  built through the province. When  it is finished motor cars can be  driven from the coast to Alberta.  Western Float  Hurrah for Scotty.  R. K. Steven, formerly of the  copper metropolis, is evidently  doing well in Vancouver and  reaching for high spots. His many  friends will be pleased to read the  note below which is taken from a  recent coast paper:  An important deal was closed  today when the southwest double  corner of- Granville "and Nelson  streets, owned by Dr. Johnson  Gibbons, was sold to Mr. F. T.  Andrews of this city for approximately ������110,000.  A lot in the block north of this  property was also sold to a local  capitalist for 638 000, Mr. Andrews  in this instance being the vendor.  Both deals were arranged by  Messrs. Steven & McNicol and Mr.  J. P. Nicolls, of Messrs. Macaulay  & Nicolls.  Stick to j'our tin whistle until  you have the price of a horn.  The less a woman has to say the  longer it takes her to say it.  THE    VOLUNTEER.'  Companion to "Casey at the Bat."  The Bugville team was surely up against a rocky game:  The chances were they'd meet defeat and not undying fame;  Three men were hurt and two were benched, the score stood 6 to 4,  They had to make three hard-earned runs in just two innings more.  "It can't he done," the captain said, a pallor on his face;  "I've got two pitchers in the field, a mutt on second base !  And shoulrianother man get ipiked or crippled in some way,  The team would sure go down and out with eight men left to play.  "We're up against it anyhow, as far as I can see;   -  My boys ain't hitting like t'ley should, and that's what worries me.  The luck is with the other side, no pennant will we win;  It's mighty tough, but we must take our medicine and grin !"  The eighth round opened���������one, two, three the enemy went down.  The Bugville boys went out the same���������the captain wore a frown.  Thc first half of the ninth came round, two men had been put out,  When Bugville's catcher broke a thumb and could not go thc route.  A deadly silence settled o'er the crowd assembled there,  Defeat would lie alloted them, they felt it in the air;  With only eight men in the field 'twould be a gruesome fray,  Small wonder that the captain cursed the day he learned to play.  "Lend us a man to finish with," he begged the other team.  "Lend you a man ?" the /oe replied, "my boy, you're in a dream !  We came to win the pennant, too, that's what we're doing here;  There's only one thing yon can do:   "Call for a volunteer."  The captain stood and pondered in a listless sort of way,  He never was a quitter, and he would not be today;     '  "Is there not within the grandstand here," his voice rang loud and clear, ���������  "A man who has the sporting blood to be a volunteer?"  And again that awful silence settled o'er the multitude;  Was there a maiiiamong them with such recklessness imbued?  The captain stood wiih cap in hand, while hopeless was his glance:  ���������   And then a short and stocky man cried out, "I'll take a chance!."  Into the field he bounded with a step both finn .ind light,  "Give me the mask and mitt," he said; "let's finish up the fighi  The game is now beyond recall, I'll last at least a round;  Although I'm ancient, you will find me muscular and sound!"  His hair was sprinkled here and there with little streaks of gray;       ������  Around his eyes and on his brow a bunch of wrinkles lay,  The captain smiled despairingly and slowly turned awav,  When "He's all right!" one rooter yelled.   Another,-''Let him play 1"  "All right, go on !" the captain said.   Thc stranger turned around,  Took off his coat and collar, too, and threw them ou the ground,  The humor of the situation seemed to hit them all,  And as he donned the mask aud mitt the umpire yelled "Play ball."  Three balls the pitcher at him heaved, three balls of lightning speed,  The stranger caught them all with ease and did not seem to heed;  Plaeh ball had been pronounced a strike, the side had been put out,  And as he sauntered to the bench he heard the rooters shout.  Que Bugville boy went ont on strikes and one was killed at first;  The captain saw them fail to hit, and gnashed his teeth and cursed.  The third man smashed a double aud the fourth man swatted clear,  Then in a thunder of applause up came the volunteer.  His feet were planted in the earth, he swung a warlike club;  The captain saw his awkard pose and softly whispered "Dub I"  The pitcher looked at him and grinned���������-then heaved a mighty ball���������  The echo of that fearful swat still lingers with.us all !  Highi fastaud far the spheroid fiew.it sailed and sailed away;  It ne'er was found, so it's supposed, it still floats on today.  .Three runs came in, the pennant would be Bugville's for a year;  The fans and players gathered round to cheer the volunteer.  "What is .your name?',', the-captain cried.   "What is your name?" cried all.  As down ���������his cheeks great tears of joy were seen to rtiii and fall.;  For one brief moment lie wns still, then nmrmercil softjindjnwj:  Orient will celebrate the 4th of  July.  A sugar refinery may be built at  Rupe.  Prize fighting is tabooed in  Greenwood. '  Many settlers will come to the  Boundary this year.       '    .  A fair will be held in Prince  Rupert this summer.  The C.P.R. is driving a railway  tunnel at Fisherman.'  The public library has been reopened in Vancouver,  The Orangemen will celebrate in  Kamloops on July 12th.  Over sixty Greeks are working  on the railway near Orient.  There will be a celebration in  Silverton on Dominion day.  Water is being put on the old  Myerhoff ranch, near Midway.  The measles have attacked a few  of the citizens in Fort George.  There are forty-six children  going to school in New Denver.  Gold-bearing oil has been struck  in one of the streetR of Spokane.  Within a year the population of  Coleman has increased over 700.  Phoenix is passing a by-law to  tax real estate agents ������100 a year.  John McCauley was killed in  Vancouver by touching a live wire.  Sir E Shakleton, in future, will  make his home in British Columbia.  There are seven hotels in Phoenix and the license fee is $650 a  year.  A syndicate has been fcrinrd to  mine for platinum, near Coleman,  Alberta.  Tom Kane, formerly of Phoenix,  was drowned in Sturgeon lake,  Ontario.  J. E. Gilmore is building a  niuety-two roomed hotel in  Stewart.  R. S. Bevan has refused 815,000  for twenty acres of his fruit ranch  at Creston.  Ed. Valentine died in Spokane  from cancer.' He was an'old-timer  in the Slocan.  Tuck CoHins has moved from  Phoenix to Princeton and started  a barber shop.  Prince Rupert has appointed  four city policemen. One of them  is an Irishman.  In the Cariboo, on Antler creek,  Jack Campbell has struck good  bench diggings.  For picking a pocket in Van-  Considerable real estate has recently changed hands in Rossland.-  Many of tbe lots have been bought'  for gardening "purposes.-     '  ,    //'  Mr. and -Mrs. Hugh' Burr,' of  New Westminster, have 'been  married fifty years and lived "all  that time in this province.   ,  Jack Griffith, who was. recently  shot in the Lead while hunting in  the Boundary, is improving and.  will soon leave for Wales.     ,  The barbers at Prince Rupert  want a by-law passed compelling  them to close their shops at 0 p.m.,  except on Saturday nights.  It is proposed to build a narrow,  guage railway from the lawer  Nicola to Ashcroft in order to bring  out the ores of ihe Mammet lake  district.  The Nickle Plate mine, near  Hedley, has declared another dividend of three per cent. This is  the third dividend since last  August.  Fred C. Carty has been awarded  $15,000 damages against the B. C.  Electric Co., upon account of being  injured in a streetcar accident last  November.  A bull and cow moose were seen  swimming the river at Fort George  the other day but they were not  molested, not even by the real  estate agents.  The Jap who was sent to the  penitentiary for stabbing Mrs. J. D.  Sibbald, of Revelstoke, has been  discovered to be insane, both before  and after the offence.  Harry Johns is superintendent  of the Rawhide mine in Phoenix.  This mine will soon be shipping  a 1,000 tons of ore daily to the  smelter at- Greenwood.  West of Edmonton, ehe Grand  Trunk Pacific is finished for IIS  miles. The work is not going  ahead very fast as labor is scarce.  The wages are reported to be S35  a month, which probably includes  board.  After spending the summer surveying in the Curiboo, John and  Frank Coryell will return to Grand  Forks in October. John Coryell  served through the Boer war and  owns 121-square miles of oil lands "  in South xifrica that are being* developed by the Standard Oil Co.  Don't be a Knocker.  :htl  conver,   George  Ward  was given  five years in jail.  Last week, there were 120 miner's licenses issued at the record  office in New Denver.  Per capita, British Columbia  does the largest trade of any  country in the world.  Eight mica_claimsjrpthe.Colum-  bla_riverTrom "Revelstoke will be  worked this summer.  There are 60 teams and 400 men  working upon the irrigation project north of Bossburg.  The beavers have caused much  damage in the Boundary and Similkameen districts this year.  A movement is on foot to form  a publisher's association in the  interior of British Columbia.  P. Burns & Co.'s cold storage at  KitseJas has been moved for the  summer to New Kitsequekla.  The Queen mine, on Sheep creek,  recent.lv shipped a gold brick to  Nel80n"that was worth $0,000.  The C.P.R. will build steel snow-  sheds in the Rocky mountains that  will sustain thirty feet of snow.  Large quantities of fresh eggs  are being shipped, from Chesaw to  mining camps in the Boundary.  Phillip Reilly, of Cascade, has  been declared insane and taken to  the asylum at New Westminster.  In.Phoenix, Harry Reed is president of the Miner's Union, and  Anson White, financial secretary.  W. W. Davis, of Berlin, Ont.,  has been appointed city engineer of  Prince Rupert at a salary of 85,000  a year.   ;  In the North Star mine, near  Orient, gold ore has been struck  that assays $74 in gold and a face  of silver.  If your neighbour is prosperous,  let him prosper.    Do not growl op  grumble.    Say a good word for him  and let it go at that.    Do not be a  knocker.    If you see that the town  is moving along nicely,  feel good  about it. Help things along. Shove  a little.    Push.   Try and  secure  some of the benefit yourself.    Do  not stand aronnd like a cadaver.  Do not waste time feeling sore because some fellow has a little more  sand and sense than you have.   Do  a little hustling yourself.    If you  can say a good word, say it like n ,  prince.    If you are full of bile and ~  disposed to say something mean,  keep your mouth closed.   Do not  be a knocker.  No man ever became rich and  happy minding anybody's business  save his own. No man ever helped  himself up permanently, by knocking his neighbors down.  Give a kind word. Give it  liberall3r. It will not cost a cent,  and you may want ono yourself  someday. You cannot afford it.  It will not pay. There is nothing  in it.  If 3rou want to throw something  at somebody���������-throw cologne. Or  roses. Do not throw brickbats.  Or mud. If you must kick���������goto  some secluded spot and kick yourself. For if you feel that way,  you are the man that needs kicking.  But whatever you do, do not be  a knocker.  Speak Kindly.  of the Philis-  Elbert Hubbard,  tine, says:���������  Should Angel  Gabriel  come to  me and in a confidential undertone  declare that a certain man, or any  man or any angle, was a villifier of  the truth, a snare to the innocent,  a pilferer,   a sneak,  a robber of  graveyards..   I won id say:  '''Gib-  riel, you are troubled with incipient  paranoia���������I do not believe a word  of what you say.    The .nan you  mention may not be a saint, but  he is probably just as good as you  or I.    In fact i think lie must be  very much  like you,  for we are  never interested in either a person  or a thing that does not bear some  direct   relationship   to   ourselves.  Then Gabriel, do you not remember the words of Bishop Begutn^  who said that no man applies au  epithet to another that cannot with  equal truth bo applied to himself.  When we remember that hoarse,  gutteral cry of "Away with him,���������  away with him!'' and when wc recall that some of  tho  best  ami  noblest men who, have ever lived  havo,been reviled and traduced by  so-called good men --certainly uieu.  who were  Binoere���������-how  King George owns a minor's  license for British Columbia. It is  numbered B1J1440, and was issued  at Revelstoke.  Iu Winnipeg the other day, 300  people arrived in that city who are  looking for homesteads, with 8300,-  000 in money.  Careless stone throwing in Kelowna, caused $100 worth of plate  glass to be broken in the Courier  office of that city.  " ;���������'  In Rossland, recently, a hen belonging to H.L. Nicholson laid an  who wero  Blncere���������tiow  can   w*  .-?;  1 >'%  -   .7  *    1   &      ���������  'V,'  Mi  ii  >!  ���������I '��������� *  V* *���������  THE   LEDGE.   GREENWOOD,   BRITISH  COLUMBIA.  wm  t  \\  Hot Times In the Vicinity Keep  the Editor Guessing.  WHISKY, SHOTS AND A FIRE  In Spite of a Threat Publisher Gets an  Ad. From the Druggist���������Holy Terror of Terrorsville Who Comes to  Shoot Up the Town Tamed.  {Copyright,  By  1910.  M.   QUAD.  by   Associated   Literary  Press.J  ���������E had a pleasant call the other day from Mr. John Gordon of Chicago, whose son  James    was    hanged    uoar  here last September for horse stealing.  The father spoke In highest terms of  the enterprise ol the west.  Ono Jack Henderson, who announces  himself as a "holy terror from Terrorsville," came riding Into ihe Gulch  Sunday morning, with a whole arsenal .strupiicd around him. and announced his determination to shoot up  the town and a few dozen people with  it. As the city marshal was siels abed,  we were notilied of Jack's arrival and  LA GRIPPE  Arrested, and Consumption Cured  Mr. G. D.Colwell, of Walkervfle. Ont.  Wasstrhken down with La Grippe in 1906  and it left him in very bad condition. He  says: I was allrun clown and bordering on  Consumption. I could notilerp atn'ghu,  had awful sweats, and coughed nearly the  whole time. This is how 1 wai when I  began to take Psychine, in a low nervous  state; but from the first b'ttle I began to  improve. It did marvels for me and brought  me back to health in no time, making a new  man of me. It fortifies the body against  the attacks of La Grippe and is a sure preventative. 1 always take Psychine if 1 feel  a co'd coming on and it puts me right ia  no time."  NO HOME SHOULD  BE  WITHOUT PSYCHINE  For Salt by all Drviiiti and Dealers, 50c. A $1  per bottle.  Dr. T. A. SLOCUM  LIMITED,  TORONTO  Thus far this winter we have only  had ihroe blizzards, four men frozen  to dentil, three feet ot snow and two  mail carriers on ten b.v the wolves, It  was predicted that wc were to have  an open winter, and we guess we'll  got It. We feel to plly the people of  Florida who don't know rhe ex hi la ration ot using the snow shovel.  THE HOLY TERllOR FROM TEKKOIlSVIIiLE.  enterprising intentions. De was flourishing two guns when we bored in ou  him. mid the wn.v he climbed down the  tree was laughable to see. The man  hadn't the sand of a coyote. When  given half au hour to get out of town  he didu't take but ten minutes. There  was a day when the "terror" was a  good man to let alone, but civilization  has crept in, aud his occupation has i  departed.  The whisky of this section is losing  its grip. Old Bill Williams froze to  death lu his shack on Wolf creek the  other uight, and he certainly had a  full gallon of it under his hide. This  deceiving a man to his death should be \  severely punished. That quantity of j  red eye should hnve kept old Bill |  sweating for three days and nights.  Some one who deserves tbe stake has  6tolen the dictionary belonging to this !  oflice, and we are Having the hardest j  kind of work with all words of three  syllables. If the reader finds "a. score,  of misspelled words he may know the  reason for it. We are not even sure  that we have the word "dictionary"  right.   It may be "dicktionery."  Mr. John Lang of Pine Hill comes  over to Giveadam Gulch the other day  and flres sis bullets at Mr. Heury Zel-  ler aud then goes home as proud as a.  peacock. No one hurt, of course, ls it  any use to talk to such men as that?  Can anything be said to touch their  pride?;  We were notified last Sunday that  our esteemed contemporary intended  to shoot us on sight. Armed with a  willow switch, we started out to be  shot, but on encountering pur esteemed on Apaene avenue he Insisted on  shaking bands witb us and talking  about the weather. It beats all how  many narrow escapes we do have.  We have got over believing that we  shall die With our boots on. Such  heroic things are uot for us.  At midnight last Saturday night the  star spangled heavens looked down  upon an awful scene in this town.  Some one had carelessly thrown the  lighted stub of a cigar Iuto a sawdust  spittoon in the Red Dog saloon, and  the place had been closed up without  the smoke being noticed. At midnight  the devouring flumes were discovered,  and while men yelled. Women prayed  and children wept and It seemed as If  nothing could save the town from an  awful calamity some one of sense kicked the door tn and used a gallon of  beer to nip things In the bud.  Mr. A. M. Shafler. tho popular druggist of Giveadam Gulch, sent us word  the other dny that if we entered his  store for the purpose of soliciting an  advertisement he would blow the top  of our head off. We at once set out  and entered his store and began to  talk advertising, and next week he  takes a whole half page in the Kicker. It's all lu having a little way  about you.  A reader in Iowa returns us our  printed statement made some six  weeks ago to the effect that the Kicker has a.circulation of 3.000,000 copies  weekly and adds that he believes we  lied about It. Lied? Why. of courso  we. did! We don't Intend to let the  New York, -Boston and Chicago dailies  mntro 11 <> look small before the dgodIo  of the United States. Look out for  more lying. It doesn't fool anybody,  but It makes us feel good for the timo  being. Yes. sir. 3.OUU0OO weekly and  Increasing by leaps and bounds like a  Jackass rabbit, Jumping over the sage-  bushes.  The Deep Valley Tribune seeks to  puy us a pretty personal compliment  by calling us the Horace Greeley of  the wesL Thanks, Brother Scott, but  you haven't struck It. if Uoruce Greeley were ullve today he couldn't earn  $15 per week as a newspaper man.  Wo liuve to smile when t we think of ,  Iif>ii running 'in AH?"tin weekly. '  In ono way and another, as editor,  post master, mayor, ami so forth, wo  have accuinulaied nbout 4O.000 acres  of desert la mis in this territory. We  have boon waiting for several years  foi some congressman to offer to go  in with us and soil I Ills land to ihe  government for a riaiiorml park, but  have waited in vain. We uow offer to  lease it to individuals on very favorable terms for the growing of rattlesnakes and cactus. First come, rirst  served.  Our esteemed fellow citizen George  Brady was called a liar over the telephone ihe other day by a Mr .laclisou  of Lone Tree. Mr. Brady saddled- his  horse and rode over ihere to demand  explanations, but be had his trouble  for his ride. Mr. Jackson had sloped.  This going away from home to shoot  somebody is all time lost. We never  have found our iiiau yet.  While we wore sound asleep in our  room iu the postoflice Tuesday night  some one heaved a ten pound rock  through the window and missed out-  head by a font. We got to the window  in time to see a man running down  the street and to tire a shot that made  him jump, but we have been unable  to secure a clew to his identity. These  things are mere trifles, but tbey vex  us sometimes.  Those Pine Hill folks caught a horse  thief the other day and started iu to  hang him. but made such bungling  work of it that the victim finally had  to slip his head into the noose and  jump off the barrel to make a decent  job of it. When anything of the sort  is afoot again they ought to send over  here for a boy to boss the job. A  lynching committee owes some little  consideration to the chap who is iu it  up to the neck. ;  As proprietor of Hellso's Opera  House we wish to. slate to theatrical  managers in genera I that we have no  control over audieucos. if au audience wants to slmot the lights out aud  the heels off the actors, the thing is as  good as done before it begins. We try  to hunt up such actors as have taken  to the woods, but there our duty ends.  POPULAR ACTOR RECALLED.  Famous   Old   Academy   of   Music   In  Montreal Opened by Macdowell.  The final drop of the curtain in the  Academy    of    Music,   Montreal,    on  March 18, not only closes the history  of one of the most famous of Canadian playhouses but recalls the memory of the player who first acted within its walls and who was long a favorite in Canada.   The theatre, which ia  to be turned into a haberdashery establishment, was erected in 1874 by a  number of prominent citizens of Montreal and in 1875 was opened with a  stock company managed and headed  by Eugene A. Macdowell.   The latter  was as popular in Toronto as he was  in Montreal and when he married tho  leading  lady  of his  company,   Miss  Fannie   Reeves,   a   Canadian   actress  hailing,   it   is   said,   from   Chatham,  Out., the event created widespread interest.   The Allans of "steamship fame  were interested' in the playhouse and  when the wedding took place in the  church  of St. James the  Apostle in  Montreal, the Allan fleet in Montreal  harbor was decorated with streamers  in honor of the occasion.   Macdowell  afterwards used to take his stock company  into  all  tlie  leading  Canadian  towns and  also to  the  West. Indies.  At Hamilton,  Ont.,  he  picked  up a  talented beginner with'a pathetic faco  and large appealing eyes.    In a season or two she was playing leading ingenue  roles with  the company    and  later she joined the stock company of,  A. M. Palmer and became its leading  lady.    Her   name   was Julia  Arthur,  now  Mrs.  Benjamin  Cheney of  Boston.   Another actor who was associated  with   Eugene Macdowell  was her  brother, Melbourne, wlio'was never in  the same class with him as an actor,  hut achieved  wide fame  by  winning  the heart and hand of Fannie Davenport in her day the most eminent of  American actresses.   Both Eugene and  and his wife passed away in the early  nineties  and   their  names  are  quite  unknown  to  the generation  of playgoers which has since arisen.   There  was a day,  however,  when  half the  y.Dung men of Montreal and Toronto  were in love with the gentle charms,  of Fannie Reeves.  It is worthy of note  that the man who locked the doors of  the Academy of Music on the night  of  Saturday,  March   19,  John  Cohen  by   name,   was   the   caretaker   whom  Macdowell engaged on' the opening of  the theatre in" 1875.  STOMACH MISERY  BANISHED BT "FRUIT-A-TIVES"  MR. ALCIDE HEBERT  Stratford Centre, Wolfe Co., Que.  "I have been completely cured of a  frightful   condition   of   my    Stomach  through the wonderful  fruit medicine  !   'Fruit-a-tives'.  I could not eat anything  but what I suffered awful pain from  Indigestion.  My head ached incessantly.  I was told to try  'Fruit-a-tives* and  sent for six boxes.   Now I am entirely  well,  can eat any ordinary  food aud  never have a Headache."  ALCIDE HEBERT.  50c. a box, 6 for $2.50, or trial box,  25c.    At all dealers or   from Fruit-a-  tives Limited, Ottawa.  First Commercial Telegraph  Sixty-five years ago thc first telegraph line, built for economical purposes, between Washington and Baltimore, was opened. After thn formal  opening Prof. Morse and his associates offered to s-11 the invention to  the United States gove-nmeut for  .? 100,(100, but the piieu was considered  too high.  Assisting' Him  Ardent Youth���������Miss Dora, if I  could only find words to express my���������  Enthusiastic young woman impulsively handing him a small book)  ���������O Mr. Grunewald, learn Esperanto.  It's the simplest and most expressive  language you ever heard of!  Racial pride is a kind of patriotism  that lasts as long as any sentiment.  The story is told of a stranger in Milwaukee, who, seeing an Irishman at  work in the street, asked him what  wns the population of thc town.  "Oh, about 40,000," was the reply.  "Forty thousand! It must certainly have more than that," said the  visitor.  "Well." said-the Irishman, fit wud  be about 275,000 if ye were to count  the Dutch."���������Youth's Companion.  "May 1 call you Mabel?" he asked  at their second meeting, pretending  to be badly smitten.  ,,'If you wish to, but my name is  Gertrude."  Down  and  Out  "Alas! My business went under in  the fall of 1907."  "What was your line?"  "I was a deck hand on a submarine."  A HINT TO  YOUNG MOTHERS  A dash of v.'nrgar is an essential  touch to a sharp salad dressing.  "Peifoctly t u-itworthy" is the character of Bickle's Anti-Consumptive  Syrup. It can be used with thc utmost confidence thnt it will do what  is claimed for it. It is sure in its effects, as the use of it will clearly demonstrate and can be relied upon to  drive a cold out of thii system more  ���������ffectively than any other medicine.  Try it' and be convinced that it is  what it is claimed to bo.  Before and After  Colonel Peterby met his colored  gardner, Jim Webster, a short time,  iigo.   Jim had been recently married.  "How do you like matrimony,  u*.m?" asked Colonel Peterby.  Jim shok his head dubiously.  "What's  the  matter?"  "Yer see, boss, before wo wore married when 1 knocked nt de dore she  user tor say. 'Am dat you honeysuckle?"  ���������  "Now when I come home sho bawls  out: 'Clean off dem hots before you  conies in dat (lore, yon black moke!" "  ���������Baltimore News.  Don't walk up and down the -floor  with a cross, restless child. Nothing  can be more, demoralizing to the  little one and it is a serious tax  upon the mother's strength and  nerves. When a child is peevish and  cross there is probably some little  derangement of the stomach or bowels, and a dose of Baby's Own Tablets will remove , the cause of the  trouble and enable the little one to  sleep soundly. Mrs. W. Bouffard,  Piopolis, Que., says: "I have found  Baby's Own Tablets superior to all  other remedies for curing constipation and making teething easy. They  also promote healthful sleep, and I  recommend them to other mothers."  Sold by medicine dealers or by mail  at 25 cents a box from The Dr. Williams' Medicine Co., Brockville, Ont.  To prevent, the alteration of checks  or othor valuable papers an inventive  genius has brought out an electric  apparatus which burns tiny holes in  the paper as the inscription is written..  Had  Been  Unwise  There once appeared at the back  door of a house in Altoona a tramp  who, to the mistress of the place, related a pathetic story of his troubles.  This talc, however, d d not greatly  move the matter-of-fact woman, for  she   remarked   dryly:  "That's the same story I had from  the last hobo that passed."  "Indeed!" said the tramp. "Then,  madam, I perceive that I have been  unwise not to have had my history,  copyrighted."'  . President Taft didn't strike Giveadam Gulch on his western trip, but we  are not blaming bim any. While we  all love him, the boys were prepared  to scare him out of a year's growth.  The more we reverence a man the  more we want to shoot all around his  feet  Slightly Sarcastic.  "Well, doctor, boy or'girlV"  "My dear sir, you are the father of  triplets."  "Sure you haven't missed any in  your hurried countV"-Deuver Kepub-  lletiD.     .  The Peekaboo Peril.  A daring young lady named ftleeks  Donned   a  shirt   waist   all   fllled   full  of  peeks.  Tlie snow���������'tis no Jest���������  !  S 'ted In on her chest.  And she uarks now whenever she apeak*  ���������BpoKane Spokesman-Review.  Mrs.. Robinson���������"And were you up  the Rhine?"  Mrs. De Jones (just returned from  a continental trip)T-"I should think  so; right to the very top. What a  splendid view there is from the summit!"  If a child's '.stomach is  acid, lime  water should be added to the milk.  Wasting the Tea  "Why don't you ask that young  man up to tea some evening, dear?"  "I don't believe it" would do any  good, mother. He's a. confirmed  bachelor."  The Briti-h government lias organized a special dopai tinent in connection with its national physical laboratory for the investigation of problems of aerial construction and navigation.  PRESERVE  BABY'S SKIN  A lifetime of disfigurement and suffering often results from the. neglect,  '" inf������nov and childhood, of simple  skin affections. In the prevention and  treatment of minor eruptions and in  tne. promotion of permanent skin and  hair health, Cuticura Soap and Cuticura Ointment are absolutely unrivalled. Itching, bu-ning eczemas,'  rashes, irritations and dialings yield  to Cuticura when all else fails. The  Potter Drug & Chemical Corporation,  Boston, U.S.A., sole proprietors of  the Cuticura Remedies, will be glad  to send you thr-ir free 31-page book  on the care and treatment of the skin  and scalp.  When a girl gets old enough to have  sense she quits wearing sensible  shoos. ���������  ���������ttiokly stops congna,  OM   throat and   lauiga.  oolds,  heals  28 etnta.  Mistress���������Bridget, it always seems  to me that the crankiest mistresses  get the best cooks.  Cook���������Ah! :Go on wid yer blarney!  A Pleasant Purgative.���������Parmelee's  ���������Vegetable Pills are so compounded "lis  to operate on both the stomach anil  the bowels, so that they act along the  whole alimentary and excretory passage. Thoy are not drastic in their  work, but "mildly purgative, and the  pleasure of takieg them is only equalled by the gratifying, effect they produce. Compounded only of vegetable  substances the curative qualities of  which were fully tested, they afford  relief without chance of injury.  '  To whom it may concern: This ii  to certify that I have used MTNARD S  IJNIMKNT as well as prescribed it in  my practice where a liniment was required and have never failed to get  the desired effect.  C. A. KING, M.D.  Beautiful widow���������"Do.   you  I'm forty years old today?"  Gallant   Bachelor��������� "Madam,  are just 20.    I  never   believe  than of what I hear;"  know,  you  more  Husband���������"Another * new dress!  Where do you suppose I shall get the  money to pay for it?"  Wife���������"You must excuse me. I  didn't marry you to give you financial  advice."  NURSING MOTHERS  show  thc   beneficial   effects of  colt's Emulsion  in a very short time. It  not only builds her up,  but enriches the mother's  milk and properly nourishes the child.  Nearly all mothers who  nurse their children should  take this splendid food-  tonic, not only to keep  up their own strength but  to properly nourish their  children.  ton blux Br ill vnuaaimt  The  Retort Critical  Professor Marry Thurston Peck, the  brilliant critic, said at a dinner in  New York:  "The painter vows that none but  the painter is competent to criticize  his pictures; and a playwright said  to mo the other day:       '  " 'You never wrote a play. What  right have, you, then, to pass judgment on the drama?'  "'Well, my dear fellow,' said I.  'I never-laid an egg, either; but the  minute I taste one I know whether  it's good or bad.' "  "Old Grabber ought to be satisfied  with the money he has."  "He is satisfied���������so much so that  he wants a lot mo're of exactly the  same  kind." .  Minard's  Liniment Cures Burns,   Etc.  When young a girl wonders if she  will ever meet a man she would  marry; after she gets older, she wonders if she will ever meet one she  wouldn't   marry.  Your Druggist Will Tell You  Murine Eye Remedy. relieves Sore  Eyes, Strengthens Weak Eyes,  Doesn't Smart, Soothes 'Eye Pain,  and sells for 50c. Try Murine in  Your Eyes and in Baby's Eyes for  Scaly Eyelids and Granulation.       1  Roots do not absorb free water of  the soil���������that which will drain away  if given a chance. It is the moistme  held by soil particles which is used  by plants.  It h presumed that the editor of  the Rushville News has been having  a lively time of it since the publication of the following "Lost" item:  "Lost���������A little dog about the size of  Joe Hazel's feet, ears like Charles  Atkinson's. Looks like Willie Gardner  in the face, and hair like E. Morgan's. When last seen was headed  toward Rushville; if found leave at  Gardner's restaurant and receive reward."���������Atlanta Constitution.  DR. MORSE'S  INDIAN"    ROOT    PILLS  exactly meet the need which so "  often arises in every family for a  medicine to open up and regulate  the bowels. Not only are they ef-  . fective in all cases of Constipation,  but they help greatly in breaking  up a Cold or La Grippe by cleaning out the system and purifying  the blood. In the same way they  relieve or cure Biliousness, Indigestion, Sick Headaches, Rheumatism and other common ailments.  In the fullest sense of the words  Dr. Morse's Indian Root Pills are  A HOUSEHOLD REMEDY  "SALADA" Tea is weighed by electric weighing  machines. The net weight is printed on every  package; We absolutely guarantee it to contain  full weight without the lead covering. Have your  grocer empty a package and weigh it for you.  17 A >'  Sealed " SALAD^A" -Packets  guarantee   full   weight and tea  unequalled for goodness, freshness and fine flavour.   Black, Mixed and Natural Green, 40c, 50c, GOc and 70c per lb, ������������������ :  12 Tumors Removed Without An Operation  Silver Lake,  Ont.,' Sept. 20,  1909.  Dear Mrs.  Currah,���������I am enjoying better health than I Imve for eight years,  r.tid I think I am entirely cured.    I huvo none of the old symptoms.    I am vory  srnueful  for my present  health,  and  think  Grunge Lily  in  the gi-ent<>st   treatment  ' the   world  knows.    Its  for   women  use In my case caused 12 tumors  or growths of some sort to be expelled. Some were as tnrge as a hen's  ess, and othors smaller, down to  the size' of a walnut. You may use  my case In your advertisement, -for  It is the solid truth, and pen  cannot describe all the good It has  done for me. Mrs, Louise E. Bolte-  rldBC.  This letter gives an Indication -of  the posltlvo benefits that always  follow tho use of Oranpe Lily. It Is',  an applied treatment and come.'.  In  direct  contact with  the suffering/   organs. ,    It   produces    results    fror7  disorders, including  painful  periods,   falling^  -.oV  the start In all cases of women's  womb,  Irregularities,  leucorrhoea, ��������� etc.  'Jri will send a sample box containing 10 days' treatment absolutely free to an*  suffering woman who has not yet tried It If she will send me her address.   Enclose 1 ���������  ���������tamps and address MRS. FRANCES E. CURRAH, Windsor, Ont. '-   ���������       :��������� *  A. pure Fruit Jelly Powder���������Just the  flint pure Calvea Foot Jelly flavored  only by the pure fruit.  Pure Gold Jelly Powders'  (Trade Mark Re|i*lered)  Offer you "Better Quality" on the table���������leu work is the kitchen.  Our Book of Hecljies Sent Free  Let ui icuc you.our nimble little book "Tht  Secret ol Dellcioni Driserti." India you how       ���������, ~"-  to mike any number ol dainty deiierti and dellcioni lalaii In rery little time and almost no  trouble at all.  Pure Gold Mfg. Co., Limited  Toronto  5oa  Sample* on Requeat  Send ui 10c in stamps to pay pack- :  inr and poitaee and let tie lead yea '  eenerDtii samples ol our Vanilla .  and Lemon Extracts and a iraiJJ eao.  ol Baklnf poffder.    Mention your  ova and dcAler'a name aadaddrcia. ,  STURSP, BUSH AftB  TREE  PULLERS  Tf.you have land to clear,' no matter where it ia, with stumps, stand--  ing' trees or snwi.ll busih aiders or  willows, we have the machine arid  apparatus for doing the work, and  we sell our machine on a  guarantee. that it will work taster, be easier and more ix^nvemient  than any other machine 011 th������  mankot. It is also the only Malleable Iron Stump rrvaahine made.  Do not fool away time and money  with old dilapidated oas<t. irxm machines. If you writ* for Catalogue  "S" you will get full particularo.  LINDSAY, CANADA." ;an  A<krrees:���������  CANADIAN  SWENSONS   LIMITED,  TALES  FROM  THE WONDERFUL  WEST  SONG   OF   THE   SUFFRAGETTE  Husband���������Husband Cease Your Strife!  Nor Longer Idly Rave, Sir!  Though I May Be Your Wedded Wife,  I Am Not Your Slave, Sir'  Now You Just Mosey Off to Town:  And Hurry Back, You Sinner,  With a Nice Big Box  of  Royal Crown  Or You Won't Get Any Dinner.  'Tis The Best Soap in The Land:  AND THE PREMIUMS ARE FINE."  (Design Protected by Copyright.)  Tlio other day a certain village doctor was handed the rather startling  note, "Dear Doctor, will you kindly  ilive Robert enough chloroform to ki'l  a dog,, and oblige his mother, Martha  Jamison."  Lady Gushington (to great tenor)���������  "You sang that song beautifully, I  was in the supper-room, but I heard  every word. You have improved; you  have reallv."  The Groat Tenor���������"But���������I have n t  yet sung; I am next!"  Minard's Liniment   Cures  Worn-out   lace   curtains  squares make good dishcloths  Dandruff,  cut into  Little Lilian's father was very  homely, and one day she said,  "Mamma, why did you marry papa?'1  "Because I loved him, dear," was the  reply. "Mamma," continued Lilian,  "love will make us women do anything, won't it?"  English saientists were making substantial progress in the knowledge of  the phenomena of electricity a century arid a half before Franklin flew  his historic kite.  A Thorough Pill.���������To clear thn  stomach and bowels of impurities and  irritants is necessary when their action is irregular. The pills that will  do this work thoroughly are. Parmelee's Vegetable Pills, which are  mild in action but mighty in results.  They purge painlessly and effectively,  and work a permanent cure. They  can be used without fear by thc most  delicately constituted, as there are no  painful effects preceding their gentle  operation.  ���������Thc motormen and comluc-  going  to give  an  opera,   I  Biglcy-  tors are  bear.  Littleton���������What one?  Bigley���������"Carmen" of course.  White of egg poured over a burn  will give quick relief.  Only a widow seems to appreciate  that what a man eats is as important  to him as what a woman wears is to  her.  A weak solution of sa't and writer  will biighten mattings.  Boni 10c, gam* ot paper and In la ad, for our  txmutllul Surlnxt Batik nnd Child'* Hkutuh-Dook,  Euk buuk eoutuina a (loud Luck Peony,  SCOTT & BOWNE  126 Wellington Street. Wee*      Toronto, Oat.  W, N, U,, No, 791,  In Porto Rico the government telegraph service extends to every town,  either directly or by telephone, and  in addition many of the large barrios  rind important sugar mills arc connected with tho main line. The government receives messnges over the  telephone and transmits them by telegraph at low rates. So profitable an  investment has the whole system  been from the start that recently  Uncle Sam reduced the price of telegrams,  lililiW  THfitf  Toilet and Medicinal Preparations  Are Compounded by Expert Chemists  Who Compounds Your Medicines?  When your physician gives you a prescription  you would scarcely risk having it compounded by a  grocer or a baker, even, if you were sure they had the  right drugs. You insist on your druggi3tfs skilful  dispensing.  If vou did not protect yourself in this way the  laws of the country would protect you, for they  demand that physicians' prescriptions be dispensed  by physicians or qualified druggists only.  Is it not equally important to know that the household remedies, such as laxatives, cough syrups arid  tonics, and the toilet preparations such as tooth paste,  which you use so frequently, are also compounded by  expert chemists ?  When you use NA-DRU-CO medicinal or toilet  preparation* you have the positive guarantee of one  of the largest wholesale drug firms in the world, the  National Drug and Chemical Company of Canada,'  Limited, that each one has been compounded by  export chemiots only.  This is just where NA-DRU-CO Caicara Laxative..  NA-DRU-CO Llquorico, Unseed, and Chlorodyne  Cough Syrup, NA-DRU-CO Tasteless Cod Liver Oil  Compound and everything else on the NA-DRU-CO  list are pre-eminently better than mixtures at present  flooding the market. They are compounded by men  who know.  Some NA-DRU-CO  Camphor Ice  Creoieleia Toilet Cream  Talcum Powder  Tooth Paate  Tooth Powder  Babr'a Tablet!  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If any NA-DRU'CO article you buy does not  prove entirely satisfactory return it to your druggist.  Ue has our authority to refund the full purchase price  and charge it to us.  You can get any NA-DRU-CO preparation anywhere in Canada, for if your druggist should not have  it in stock he can get it within two days from our  nearest wholesale branch,  Preparations  Dyapepnla Tablet*  Hendacho Wafers  Herb Tablets  Nerrozone  Pile Ointment  Rheumatiim Cure  Sugar of Milk  Stainleii Iodine Ointment  Toothacho Cum  White Liniment  National Drug and Chemical Company of Canada* 1 Jmited  Halifax,     St. John,    Montreal,  Winnipeg,     Regina,  Wholesale Branch** atl  Ottawa,    Kingston,     Toronto,  Calgary,     Nelson,     Vancouver,  London,     Hamilton,  Victoria.  TrwiLpwrysPBae  era  1  ������ td  il  w  4 'l  !  f  n  .a  -4  w  1^3!  ^^^^mMm^Mf^^^^^^^M^^^. $'������:  the: ledger  .V..,..,'''iUi-,v..'--,....;-.-.,:.^:.^:'j;"^ ;^���������;.-:'v.v";:.;:.':i..v'OUv^  STANLEY AS A FIGHTER.  His Revenge on the Africans,For Attacking  His Forces,  .  In tbe following language' Sir'Henry  M.^Stanley describes an attack of oa-  fives upon tiis party during one of bis  African" expeditious:   "The   leviathan  ' bears down on us with racing speed,  Its consorts on either  Bank spurting  the water Into fori in and shooting up  jets with their sharp prows.   A thrilling  chant   from   2.U00 ' throats   rises  louder.and   louder   on 'our   hearing.  Freseiitly     the    poised     spears    are  launched, and a second later my rifles  respond  with a ripping, crackling explosion, and the dark bodies of the canoes and priddlcrs rush past us.  ������������������   /'For a short time the savages are  ":rnlyzed, but they soon recover. They  Vd  there  ls death  in   those  flaming  "pes iu the hands of the strangers,  , ���������'id with possibly greater energy than  .M/iey advanced-they retreat, the pursued   becoming  the  pursuers   In   hot  /chase.   My blood is up.   it is a riiur-  '  derous  world, and   Iv have begun  to  hate the filthy, vulturous shoals who  Inhabit it  "1 pursue them upstream, up to their  villages. I skirmish iu their streets,  drive them pellinell into the woods beyond and level their Ivory temples.  With frantic haste 1 tire their huts  and end the scene by towing their canoes iuto midstream and setting them  !,. adrift."  Nothing In That Line  Mrs. Budget   bent   her   gaze    on  George.  "Hnve you read    Mr.    Catchford's  yellow book?" she asked him.  "I have, dear���������it is ,very interesting."'   ,      i  , "Ah! Then you noticed that she  said the nation is looking for some  one tiling in particular?"  Dover appears to" have a police-  officer who is gifted with a sense of  humor. A few days ago the King's  yacht was lying in the bay, and, as  the. King was going to sleep on  board and cross .the channel on the  following morning, nn old -lady went  up to one of the constables and ask'd  him if he coud tell her who was goirg  to guard His Majesty all night.  The bobby thereupon remarked that  himself and seven more hnd the job,  and .were going to take it in turns in  swimming round thc boat all night,  thus'keeping away any disturbers of  the King's sleep. With this the ord  lady seemed satisfied.  .)  RAVENOUS  EATERS.  'Gluttony of Soliman and the Appetite  \ '    of Louis XIV.  / Touching the matter of eating, the  >' stories told by the old chroniclers and  historians of the abnormal appetites of  certain Roman and oriental men of  note fairly stagger belief.  Gibbon tells of Soliman, a caliph In  the eighth century, who died of acute  indigestion iu his camp near Chalet's,  in Syria, Just as he was about to lead  an army of Arabs against Constantino  pie. He had emptied two baskets ot  eggs' and figs, which he swallowed  alternately, and the repast was finished with marrow and sugar. In a pilgrimage to Mecca the'snme caliph had  eaten with impunity at a single meal  seventy pomegranates, a kid, six fowls  and a huge quantity of the grapes of  Tayef. ���������  Such n statement would defy belief  wore not others of a similar character  well avouched. Louis XIV. could hardly boast of. an appetite as ravenous as  Soliman's, but he would eat at a sitting four plntefuls of different soups, a  whole pheasant, a partridge, 4a plateful of salad, mutton hashed with garlic, two good sized slices of ham. a  dish of pastry and finish this ample  repast with fruit and sweetmeats.���������  London Saturday Review.  "Dear, oh dear," sighed Mr. Snllow-  dny," I wish I knew some good way  to acquire an appetite."  "Nonsense!" exclaimed his wife;  "what do you want with an appetite?  It would only give you more dyspepsia."  Suspicion   Aroused _  The Man���������"I -wish you would endeavor to show me a little more affection. You never even call me 'dear,'  as other men's wives.do!"  The Woman���������"Do other men's  wives call you 'dear?' "  An automatic time signal sent out  from the Hamburg observatory by  telephone to all instruments connected with the system of that city has  been heard as far as Copenhagen and  Paris.  The English ra'lronls' wee at one  time prohibited from carrying passengers who were going to\a prize  fight.  Internally and Externally It Is  Good.���������The crowning property of Dr.  Thomas' Eclectric Oil is that it can  be used internally for many complaints as well as externally. For  sore throat, croup, whooping cough,  pains in the ch'est, colic and many  kindred ailments it has curative  qualities that are unsurpassed." A  bottle of it costs little and there is  no loss in always having it at hand.  Her Ladyship���������"Have you given  Fido his' soup?"  Buttons���������"Yes,  'um."  "And his cutlet?"  "Yes, 'um."  "And 'his jelly?"  "Yes,   'um."  Her. Ladyship���������"Then you may  have some bread and cheese and go  to   bed."  The House of Lords. -  The house of lords originated in tho  king's great.council, as It existed in  the reigns immediately  following the  couonest.  j       Mrs. B. E. Bel well, of 337 Pro-  9 Tonchur Ave., St. liunifuue, Winnipeg,  I says j���������"Sometime ago my chiltlron  j tuok diphtheria, and while attending  I thorn tlio poison entered usilmll scratch  j on the ni-cond fingor of my loft hand.  I Tins became vnrynoro nnd blood-poison-  | ing soon s tin.   Fur months afier th������  j children woro quite well I was iuffer-  j ingfiom a shocii.ngly li.nl finger.   The  I scratch w.is witned originally by o*p!n,  I and in itsulf, win not, ut all serious,  I The consequences, hoivovcr, of negloct-  ingthissci-iibi h,weto very serious to me.  "Wlion Llio l)loo(i-i)oIbonlnKFoLinItrlod  poulllcosA'ulnHiilvo I hud In tho hoiiBo.  These, however, did not i<nvo tlio desired  e.l'ect.   Quito on tho o nitrnry tlio Anger  bocauio moro nnd mora swollen and discolored. It thon begun to fostor, audi hart  to call in a doctor,   ilo lanced tho linger  to lot out rhe pun. and yon can imagine  hiw painful tho flngor was!   Do*plto his  c.-iro, liowov r, it apraln festered and tho  olnlmontH, llulmenti, and other preparations which tho doctor gave mo scorned  absolutely unable to bringahotitnny relief.  "Tho doctor thoreupon advised mo to go  Into tho St. iionffaco Hospital.   I feared  that If I went to tho Hospital tho flngor  would bo nmnutatod.   Wo wero told or a  case similar to my own In which Zam-Buk:  had ofToctod a cur* whon everything elso  had fallod and tho dootor had said that  only amputation could savo tho person's  hand.  "We, therefore, decided to give Zam-  Bulc a, trial.   A supply was procured, and  wo oommonccd the Zam-Buk troatmont. I  It only nooiled a fow days to shotr tho I  wisdom ot thU slop.  The blood-poisoning I  and Inflammation wero reduced, the pain I  became leu aouto, anil it waa evident i  very shortly that the trouble was being I  \ reducod to a less and still loos Bros.   W������ t  1 persevered with the Zamliuk and In the I  I tnd tho tailoring sore was thoroughly I  I cleaned, thon benlod.   In und or three I  ] woelci from ilrsti commencing wlthZam- |  I Bulc, tho flngor was entirely well) and I  I had woapplled/am-Buklnthoflrstplace, j  Instead) of trying ordinary preparations, n  no doubt I should liaro saved mysolf I  hours nnd hours nf aouto Agony.'' E  All mothers should nots this cans. Zam-Buk E  is a sura ours for blood-poisoning, festering, I  outs, loratohei from barbod wire, bruises, ������  sossms, rallies, tatter, sale rhmra, laoa sons, I  uloari, pllts, bid lag, vsrloois relni, and all I  sklnlnjurlesanddlsasus, 80a a box, all drag, g  gists and stores or pout frss from Zam-Buk Co., I  Toronto, for pries. Send lo stamp for pottsg* I  of tres trial box.   Itofuj* all Imitation*.   0 E  USING PURGATIVES  INJURES HEALTH  What You Need in Spring is  a Blood Building Tonic  A spring medicine is an actual necessity to most people. Nature demands it as an aid in carrying off the  impurities that have accumulated in  the blood during the indoor life of  winter. But unfortunately thousands  of people who do recognize the necessity of a spring medicine do not  know what is best to take and dose  | themselves with harsh, griping purgatives.  This is a serious mistake. Ask any  doctor and he will tell you that the  use of purgative medicine weakens  the system but does not cure disease. . In the spring the system needs  building up���������purgatives cannot do  this--they weaken you still more. The  blood should be made rich, red and  pure, and only a tonic medicine can  do this. The best blood building,  nerve restoring tonic medical science  has yet discovered is Dr. Williams'  Pink Pills. Every close of this medicine actually-makes new, rich blood.  This new blood strengthens every organ, everv nerve ana every part of  the body. This is why Dr. Williams'  Pink Pills cure headaches and backaches, rheumatism and neuralgia,  banish pimples and eruptions, and  give a glow of health to the most  sallow skin. Men, women and growing boys and g'rls who take Dr. Williams' Pink Pills eat well, sleep well,  and feel bright, active and strong. If  you need a medicine this spring���������and  most likely you do���������try this great reviving tonic, nnd sec the new life,  new health and new strength it will  put into you.  Sold by all medicine dealers or by  mail at 50 cents a box, or six boxes  for $2.50, from Thc Dr, Williams'  Medicine Co., Brockville, Ont.  LIVE BABY FOR BAIT.   .  Bakutus of the Congo Have Successfully Resisted^ White Man.  JPo bait spring guns and man traps  ��������� with live babies seems to be a regular  device with the simple Congo forest  tribes, who know that the white man  cannot bear to hear an infant cry.  This peculiarity was discussed recently before the .Royal Geographical So-  eiety in London by Mr. E. Torday,  who with Mr. Hilton Simpson and  Mr. Norman Hardy, made an expedi-  tion between October, 1907, and September, 1909, to investigate the native tribes in the Kasai Basin, in tho  centre of the-Belgian Congo.  The Bakutu, said he, were almost  the only, tribe of this region who had  been successful up to the present in  resisting the advance of the white  man. This was due to their skill in  forest warfare. The way leading to  their village was defended by poisoned  spikes hidden 'by leaves.  They used bows and arrows set like  traps in the form of" primitive spring  guns, and they ased the baby bait because they knew the European would  be unable to resist the temptation to  pick up an apparently abandoned  child. The poison they used was absolutely deadly.  When Mr." Torday, after the expedition had been saved from death by a  toy elephant, tried an old-fashioned  conjuring trick, and so got the tribe  to volunteer to carry their loads to  the next village -in safety, he threatened to set fire to the river, and, as  a beginning, lit up a little spare whiskey. This convinced the natives that  the white men were able to "destroy  anything, and thoy wero naturally  very keen to get rid of the magician.  The clockwork elephant came into  play through a difficulty in respect of  currency. The territory of the Bakon-  go had never before been crossed by  white men. The coinage of the tribe  takes the forin of bars of iron weigh-.  ing two pounds, and valued in English money at exactly sevenpence.  When the people heard that tha  travelers' stock of iron was nearly finished, they began to, show hostility.  Mr. Torday explained that j  The chief brought about the climax  by ostentatiously stealing our chickens, and this was, of course, a declar-,  ation of war. We were not in an easy  situation, for though we could have  held our own-in the event of a breach  of the peace, we should have had to J  fight our way back to civilization. |  At length a less important chief  gave them the means of an escape  from the difficulties. After the theft  of the chickens, he came and explained that he had no bad intentions himself, but that the great chief had decided to kill them. Said the lecturer:  "I replied that if he wanted war he  could have it, and I would slay all  his people with my elephant. Fortunately, among the many objects which  we carried about with us was a clockwork elephant, which was capable of  waving its trunk and humming and  walking along."  Relying on the imagination of the  negro, I proposed to show him my elephant. Mr. Hilton Simpson according-'  ly took him before my tent, which I  entered. I wound up the elephant,  and made it walk on some .boxes, and  then the tent door was thrown open;  our friend, seeing the uncanny beast,  wanted to run away.  Mr. Simpson insisted that he should  have another look, but this was too  much for the chief, for, shouting "I  am going to fetch thoso chickens  which I have been stolen," he ran*  back into the village, and in a few  minutes our property was restored to  us. " .       .  Mr. Torday said that amongst the  Basongo Meno tribes belief in transmigration was found. ���������  Thinks No One Could  Have it Worse  ���������Was Cured by  DR. CHASE'S  OINTMENT  1 There are plenty of more fatal diseases than' Eczema,- but not -many  which cau.;e more downright suffjring.  The tendency of eczema to spread  over tlio body U annoying and discouraging, .and the itching���������the almost constant and persistent itching  ���������nearly rtlrives a person crazy,  You can scarcely wonder that people are enthusiastic over-Dr. Chase's  Ointment, when it brings them  prompt relief and actually cures itch-  and tried everything for it, but got no  relief until a friend advised her'to use  Dr. Chase's Ointment, which she got.'  "She found that Dr. Chase's Ointment gave her great relief, so she got  some more and continued this treatment faithfully, until now she is entirely cured--of eczema. I don't think  any one could have this disease worse  than she did, and shall not attempt  to describe her suffering. She recommends Dr. Chase's Ointment to any  one suffering from eczema."  It is such cures as this that has  made Dr/ Chase's Ointment the  "standard ointment" the world over  A JOYC US CARTOONIST.  K.w...j;v      .  V....V...      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B006T   YOUR   TO WW   BY   ORGANIZING   A  f?      brass band  ll&l       Information on this subject    with    printed    Instruottoris    for  ^rfjfflaRlllJfevj amateur bands and a printed   form of-Constitution   and    By-  ���������EsgggggjpP* Lawji for bands, together with our big catalogue, will b������ mailed  FREE on request.     Address De-pt:  "D."  121 PRINCESS  S T R   E  ������ T  WINNIPEG  ���������R WILLIAMS SaSS00-! RSg  payiii  Warren, Out.  Feb. 11th.  "I had a horae that  a Spavin for a  long; time and I had  tried nearly every kind of medicine  when a neighbor told me to use  Kendall's SpaTin Cure, -which I did  and It acted wonderfully."  M. ROSENTHAL.  Kendall's Spavin Cure ia no  untried experiment, but ia the world'!  atandard remedy for all Swellings,  Soft Bunches and lameness ia horse  and mau.  Used '.he world over for 40 years.  Every farmer, stockman, expressman,   livery  proprietor   and   horse  owner    generally   should   keep    it  always on hand.  $1. a bottle���������6 for $5. Ask your  dealer for free copy of our book "A  Treatise Ou The Horse"���������or wiite us  * DR. B. J. KENDALL CO. 56  Enosburg Falls,    -     Vermont.*  No Slouch  The men in the Pullman smoker  were arguing as to who was the  greatest inventor. One said Stephenson, who invented the locomotive and  made fast travel po sible. Another  declared it was the man who invent d  the compass, which enublos men to  navigate the seas. Another contend d  for 'Edison. Still another for the  Wrights.  Finally one of them turned to a little man wha had remained silent.  "Whom  do you think?"  "Veil," he said with a hopeful  smile, "the man who invented interest was no slouch."��������� Lippincott's.  FINDS HIS WORK  PLEASURE NOW  DODD'S    KIDNEY    PILLS   CURED  THE POSTMASTER'S KID-  NEY DISEASE  MADS IM CANADA  An Ocean King.  If any man has earned the coveted  title of "Ocean King" it is Lord Pir-  rie,  who, it is  announced, ��������� has  purchased   the   numerous   undertakings  controlled   by   the   late   Sir   Alfred  Jones, with whom he was associated  for  many  years.    By   this   purchase  Lord Pirrie becomes the greatest captain of the shipping industry.   He is  not only the premier builder of giant'  ships, but he has shown that he has  the genius to sell as well as build. At'  present the great firm of Harland &  Wolff,  of  which   he  is the  head,  is'  building for the White Star Line the  Olympic and Titanic,  which will be  the largest merchant steamers in the  world.   Lord Pirrie's interest in ocean'  steamship companies is enormous, but  when he takes control of the two un-1  dertakings:   with   which   Sir   Alfred  Jones was chiefly connected, namely,  the    Elder-Dempster   'Shipping   Co.,  Ltd., and Elders and Fyffes, he will  acquire  a  great   measure  of  control  over a  combined  fleet of- 245  ocean  steamships owned by companies possessing a total capital of about $150,-  000,000.  Alberta man tells how his troubles  vanished when he used the old  reliable  Kidney  Remedy.  Scona, Alta. (Special).���������"I can now  do all my work without pain nnd with  pleasure." Those are the words of  Postmaster Andrew B. Nelson of this  place. As all the postmaster's friends  know, he has been troubled with Kidney Disease for several years past,  and has been doing everything in his  power to find a cure for it. He has  found the cure. Jt is Dodd's Kidney  Pills. Yes, I tried all kinds of medicines for my kidney trouble," thc  postmaster joyfully states. "None of  them seemed to do trie any good till  f commenced to us.! Dodd's Kidney  Pills. Two boxes of them cured me  completely. I highly recommend  them to all sufferers from Kidney Disease.   I would not be without them."  Dodd's Kidney Pills cure all diseases of the kidneys, from Backache  to  Bright's DiVas",.    They also  cure  111  fllfi Wflrlli ,l^ (^spascs caused by disordered kid  ill  lllw  if villi novs  failing to strain the impurities  out  of  the  blood  Best Yeast  Tom Browne, the Famous Artist, Dies  In  Prime of Life.  M>.-Tom Browne, the well-known  irtis't in- black and .white, died in  London recently,, at the early age ol  thirty-eight. - ' -.  Mr. Browne will always be remembered as the 'creator of the two'  tramps, Weary Willie and Tired Tirn,  and as the originator of the boom in  Dutch pictures. ��������� '  Ufa teacher taught Torn Browne  how to draw ��������� The instinct was there,  and he found his models in the men,  and women of evervday life. He was  .only eleven when lie started out to!  work in Nottingham lace market, and  it was about that time he sold his  first picture.  The drawing represented an old  Nottingham public-house and its very  stout.landlord, with a bibulous-looking policeman saying, "Time, gentlemen, please." The delighted proprie:  tor gave the young artist Ave shillings"  for it, and hung it in his tap-room.  When he was seventeen' the young  artist turned his footsteps towards  London, where hard work soon took  him into a foremost place;  Joyousness was the keynote of all  Mr. Browne's -work, and, indeed, of  his whole life.' He had a fund of  merry anecdotes, and whether tha  points were against himself or anybody else, he loved to relate them.  Mr. Browne once took a tour from  Paris to Gibraltar on a bicycle. , He  was accompanied by a friend, but as  neither of them 'spoke Spanish the  popular artist was obliged to make  use of his pencil' on all occasions.  Only once did he utterly fail. Want-  ing to take some soup, he-drew" an-  elaborate large sketch ot a soup  tureen. The mistress of the hotel  looked at it long and gravely, spread  out her arms as .if to convey the idea  of size, and hurried away, leaving the  two Englishmen considerably puzzled.  Presently she returned with beaming  smiles, holding the sketch in one  hand and the biggest pail in the village in the other.  Once Mr. Browne was introduced to  a city magnate, who said: "Glad'to  make your acquaintance, Mr. Tom  Browne. You are a public benefactor, sir. Many a merry Christmas  my family have had with your crackers." Torn Browne regarded this as  hrs best story. He never tired of tell-  ing it.  Mr. Browne once told an interviewer, "I remember in my early days an  adventure we had with a negro as a  model. I say 'we,' because there were  several of us, and we had our studio  in a. room over a stable. We could  not afford a servant to attend to our  wants, so we each took it in turns to  play 'general.'  "One day we met a negro, and almost fought with each other for the  possession of the prize, for here was  a model indeed. He earned his living  as a public performer inside public-  houses���������that is to say he was a glass-  chewer. When we told him we wanted to paint him his face was a study.  He was first amazed, then frightened.  Again and again ive humored him bv  telling him of our desire to paint him,  till' eventually he surprised us by  asking, 'Will it come off?' "   -  BACKACHE!  Suffered Over Nine Months, - Nothing  Relieved Me Until! Took PE-RU-NAl'  Mrs, Joseph Lacello, 124 Bronson St.,  Ottawa, East, Ontario, Canada,--writes:,  ."I suffered-with backache and head'x  ache for over nine months and nothing  relieved mo uutil I took Peruna.   This  modiclno is by far hotter than any other  medleinc for these troubles,. A few bot-,  ties relieved me of my miserable, half-",  dead, half-alive condition." .    , , '"  Another Irish Story  A story is told of an Irishman  named Mike nunnery, who found;-a  valuable package belonging to a 'certain capitalist.. He took it around to  the capitalist's house and was awarded.   As he left he met a friend..    ,  ."What's the matter, Mike?" asked'  the friend. "Didn't he give you as  much'as you expected?"  "I thought he would give- me more  than 1 expected," replied Flannery  sourly.  Minard's Liniment Relieves Neuralgia  Advice  Doctor���������What you want is exercise/-  . Patient���������Well, I've an auto.-.v     -. .  Doctor���������Get another. \ ,  A small lump of camphor dropped  in t'.ie oil  receptacle of a lamp  will^  improve the light and make the flame  clearer and brighter.    A few drops of  vinegar will have a similar effect.    ���������  Rummy   Robinson ��������� Yes,'   mum;",  once  for a  whole  year I turned  rrie  back on likker.  Kind  Lady���������Ah,   "my    noble man,-  whut were you doing at that time?  Rummy Robinson���������Driving a brew '  er's dray, inum.���������Tit-Bits.  Never wash woodwork with hot water and strong soap.  A Lucky Poetess.  As a girl Miss , Jane Barlow, the  Irish poetess, began to send her  poems to periodicals, under the name  of "Owen Belair." Some were accepted and many returned, and often she  thought it was of no use and then  again she felt impelled to go on. Miss  Barlow related an amusing storv of  the beginning of her connection with  The Cornhill. She submitted a short  poem to Mr. Payne, the editor, and  was mortified beyond measure when  she receiver a postcard which she deciphered to mean,  is the word to recaefiiW  whea yew oeed a remedy  forPnisPueal  Sold and  Used  Everywhere  F. W. Gillett Co., Ltd  Toronto, Oat.  cure Dropsy, Rheumatism, and Heart  Disease. If you haven't tried them  yourself ask your neighbors about  them.  I have no use for  purities I silly verses."    Her   father,  however,  That's  why  they   found   the  communication   to   be   "I  Widely Read  "Are your poems widely read?"  "Well, the last one 1 wrote was read  bv   over   fifty   editors."���������  -  Yield of milk can be reduced by  feeding at irregular hours and the u e  of poor feeds, but breeding is the only  means of increasing the amount of  milk and percentage of butter fat it  contains.  CURED   HIS   BLADDER   TROUBLE  Mr. Herbert Bauer, of Danisville,  says he owes Gin Pills a debt of grut.-  tude which he can never repay. He  suffered for years from Bladder Trouble and could not puss urine except  by much straining, which- caused  great pnin.  Mr. Bauer sent for a fiee sample of  Gin Pills.   The first dose did him so,  much good that he ordered six boxes j  and began to take them regularly.   A  month's treatment   completely cured  him.  You can try Gin Pills before you  buy them. Write National Drug &  Chemical Co. (Dept. N. U.), Toronto,  Cor free sample. At all dealers, 60  cents a box, 6 boxes for $2,60.  "Mining the soil" is an expression  applied to present-day farming. It  means taking out and returning nothing. The more modern, practice of  crop production is a manufacturing  proposition.  Prince of Cartoonists.  Sir John Tenniel, the famous Punch  cartoonist, reached his ninetieth birthday just recently, when he received  many congratulatory visits and mes-  sages at his pleasant home in West  Kensington, London, where he lives-  with his sister, Miss Tenniel. The  great artist enjoys good health. He-  hardly ever misses smoking his two  or three cigars a day with those of  his'intimate associates who are permitted to sec him. He has one greati  sorrow���������he is blind.  It was in July, 1857, that thero ap-i  pcared in the pages of Punch the  striking pictures, the 'British Lion's  Vengeance on tho Bengal Tiger,"  which some people regard as the finest of all his cartoons, not even second to "Dropping the Pilot," the cartoon which appeared when Bismarck  retired to private life. Sir John's first  cartoon was drawn in 1851. In his  fifty years' connection with Punch Sir,  John has turned out 2,500 cartoons.   '  Warts are unsightly blemishes, nrd  corns are painful growtns. Hol-  lowny's Corn Cure will remove them.  Before the Gauls were conquered by  the Romans, thoy had boots or shoes  with soles in which were silver-head,  ed nails. Some of these have been  discovered in lute years.  Mother   Graves'   Worm   Exterminator will drive worms from the system  without  injury  to  the child,  because  its   action,   while   fully   effective,  mild.  The referee held up his hand.  "Th^iii last two rounds don't  count," lie hoaisely announced. "Th'  fight will have to start all over  again."  A low growl ran through the vast  audience.  "What's    the      trouble.      Redely?"  shrieked a  fiery-faced    man    in    the  tenth row.   The- refeicc-pquaivd���������his_ja.w   "Th' trouble is," he explainecC  "that" the inovin' picture man has  struck a bad spot in his film an' th'  picture is no good. Are you ready  up there, professor? All right. Shake  hands, boys."  And the battle made a fresh start.  ���������Cleveland Plain Dealer.  hope to use your pretty verses," much  to the relief of the young author. For  ten years Miss Barlow contributed  poems and sketches to The Cornhill  and other periodicals'before she ventured upon her first book "Bogland  Stories," which, by her father's advice, she signed by her own name.  Next came the "Irish Idylls," which  established Jane Barlow's" position as  a delineator of Irish life.  VETERAN SCRIP  LOANS  t  We will accept a first mortgage on improved farm land and  sell you Veteran Scrip in this  way at regular cash price.  Write to-day for loan application  YOUR OPPORTUNITY IS NOW  Canada Loan & Realty Co., Ltd.  Winnipeg.  ��������� ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������>������������������������������6������������������������������������  Catarrh Cannot Be Cured  She���������"I expect you often take your  wife out in your car?"  He���������"Never! It's more than T can  do to properly manage either of them  alone."  With LOCAL APPLICATIONS, aa Uwjr cannot reao������  the seat ot the disease.    Catarrh Is a blood or constitutional dteL-ase, and In order to cure It you must takf  Internal remedies.   Hall'a Catarrh Cure Is taken Internally, and acts directly upon the blood and mucous  surfaces.   Hall's Catarrh Cure la not a quack mcdl-  IS ' cine. It was prescribed by one ol the beat physicians  In this country tor years and Is a regular prescription.  It la composed or the best tonics known, combined  with tbe best blood purifiers, actlnt; directly on tht  mucous surfaces.    Tlie  perfect combination  ot tha  (wo Ingredients H what produces such wonderlul results In curlnt: catarrh.   Send ior testimonials, rret.  F. J. CHENEV A CO., Props., T"!*do. <X  Sold by Druggists, price 73a.  Take Hall's Family Pills tor constipation.  Whistling Arrows  A curious weapon has arrived at the  offices of the Festival of Empire to be'  held in the summer in London   The'  weapon, which was sent as a sample  by tho pageant's armorer, is an arrow-  of Henry VIII.'s Lime, to which cunningly fixed is a small whistle which1  sounds shrill and clear if the arrow;  is orrly just thrown across the room.   I  It is on record that the archers who!  formed King Henry's bodyguard tip-f  ped their arrows with such whistles no!  that they "sang through the air."  A discovery results in an art; an  art produces it comfort; a comfort  made cheaply accessible adds family  on   family  to  the  population;  and  a  finni v is a new creation of thinking,   ������,.,,,..       . . , .  nasohing. inventing, and discovDrirg | M,napd 8 L'"'m������"lt *or "le everywhere  A Ion 7.0 Stevens, of Georgetown, Me.,  has an iron slug or shot which lodg-d  in ii tree in that town when the Boxer  nnd the Enterprise fought off the  shore.  A Duke's Millions.  His Grace the   Duke   of   Bedford,  who    recently   completed    his   52nd  -ye������r,���������ia-the-eleventh-of" the" exalted  line, and is reputed to own ten millions of money,  as well as  some of  the   most valuable  ground   rents   in  London.     He    has    tbe    blue   eyes,  square face, and high forehead of"his  race, with the cleverness and some of  the eccentricity for which tlie Russell  family  is  famous.    The Bedford  tradition seems against school, and the  present duke was educated at home,  and  afterwards joined  the Grenadier  Guards.    He is a simple man, with  domestic tastes, and  his chief interests  in life are zoology and natural  history.    He   owns   two   nicknames.  When   in   India,   as   Lord   Herbrand  Russell,   the   natives   converted   his  front name into "Hatband"; and his  own   family���������for reasons   unknown-  have always called him "Rousseau.'  beings. Thus, instead of arriving at  the end. we are nt the beginning of  the series, and ready to start with r--  cruiled numbers on the great nnd  beneficent career of us-.fill knowledge.���������Edward 'Everett.  Fifteen million gallons of wnter n  dny are pumped from the Illinois of  Lendville, Col , and it is estimated  that 28 G tons of wr.tcr are raised for  every ton of ore mined.  During the  last  ten yer-rs  $7.00,00(1  worth  of    property    hns    been    east |  ashore  on   tlio  const of   Iceland,   in- j  eluding twenty-six steam vessels.  Miss Charmynge���������"Don't you think  1 was made for a business woman?"  Jack Hustler���������"No, 1 don't. I thirk  you were meant for a business man."  A Sea-Going Rabbit  A live rabbit in a wooden box was  picked up in the Gulf of Mexico, -100  miles from land. Shipping marks on  the box showed it to have been shipped in October from some point in  Pennsylvania for Liverpool, It is  thought the rabbit travelled in the  sen about 2,000 miles.  George, Jr. (deep in his geography)  ���������Pa, wlint arc the greut divides of  this country?  George, Sr.���������Don't bother mo. I am  tired of continually hearing of this  graft, graft I 'Even the children nre  talking it I  Saving One Storm.-  When a certain Atchison man visits  another town his wife complains, and  so does his mother. Therefore, in  order to avoid it, he says he is going  out to get shaved and doesn't return  until his visit is over. When he returns there is a storm, but under the  jU\ plan there were two storms, ono  before he went and another after his  return.  Just Think of it! With the SAME Dm  you can color ANY kind of cloth P������rfMtty~N������  chance of mistakes. All colors 10 cents frost  your Druggist or Dealer. Sample Cacd and  Booklet Free. Tha Johnson-Richardson  Co., Limited,   Dept. P., Montreal, Qua.  Hits Both Ways.  Hank Stubbs���������Ambition ain't hardly wuth while. Big Miller���������Why not?  Hank Stubbs���������Waal, ef you are behind the procession you haf ter kep  bumpin' into somebody, an' ef you  git ahead you're liable ter git teller-  scoped.  ^ ill reduce Inflamed. atralneiS.  swollen Tendons, .Ligamenta!  Musclos or Vruliei, Curo Ui*  l.jiineiiesa and Stop pain from a  bj)lint,!-lde Jlone or Hone Spavin.  Xo bllstf r. no lialr eonn. Hon* can b������  used. Horse Book 2 D free. ������iw a  botttn at <lnAinr< ordotrerad.  AIlSOKBIXE.JK.,fortn������n������lnd,tl.  Ko.iucoi   Stialned Torn Llganianta.l.n.  urcedrlanils.Tflns or mnaclet���������ha������|������  olren--atlava pnln.   Ilonlc Kr<-e.  VV. F. r0U.1C. P.D.F., 137 Msureautii 81.. SsriasfitM. Mtst.  1.T31A.1, 80.1H a, I'll., Hxnlr-.l, C.i,������dl������������ ifaala.  tltt ffniM.d b, Mart!. ���������������/������ .f l*V������������ Co, Wlnnh^  Th. H.tlanil Drug * Ch.ml.al Ca, (f/nalpag tjtd Ca/fa/fe  turf Hvidv::. Un* On. {M.. fo.  - ;i  Gold Leaf.  While a leaf of gold is so thin that it  is impossible to measure its thickness,  scales have been made which weigh  it accurately. One leaf weighs one-  fifth of a grain. It is so light that a  breath will blow it away. Held to the  light, it is translucent and greenish  "Hard-workin  Bill."  "Yes, I wish I'd a couple more like  her. "���������Exchange.  JVJi/t.  SOLID GOLD WATCH PUZZLE  QHEAT OFFER   BY A PESPOHBIBLE FISH.  IT COiTU YOU flOTHING 10 1RT.  To in, parson who can supply tlta comet niinm ot  theso two wall known Canadian 1 owns, and lulflls eun-  dltions bo'ow, wa olTer our U-Dollar LadT'i SOLID  OOXD WATCH, fully lowallaj lEnjIlih OoTenunant  Stamped) w a FItHB OIK:. iBIIvar Watohaa an  prstantad to Gents.)  Sand your attempt on a aheat or pip.ar.lo-  (ether with atampad nddraaaad envalora for  reply, to FELLOWS A Co., Wholesale Watch  Merehanta, Birmingham. England. Ihe  ���������Tinner la required to purohaaa a Chain fiom  oa to wear with watoh. The nam*. ��������� f this  paper muat be mentioned. 1 rlza-winner* nf  lost eompatltion ura, a,  Mix* E. Carter. Dtinnrn F.O.. Mnnlt"ha, Canada!  Ilr. O. Crozler. Oibow. Sank. Canada.  Brass Band  This is th.  Time to  Organize  Instruments, Drums, Band Music, Etc.  EVERY TOWN CAN HAVE A BAND  Lowest prices over quoted.    Fino catalogue,  over 500 illustration', mailed frco.   Writoua  (or anything in Musvc or Musical Instruments.  wife    you've      gbt IWHALEY,   ROYCE ������S CO., Limited  Toronto, Ont,, and Winnipeg, Alan.  Dusty Rhodes���������"I wouldn't hnve lo  nsk for help, but I've n lot of real  estate on me hands that I can't get  rid of."  Mrs. Rurral���������"Try soft soap nnd  boiling water."  Because of the high prices charged  in tho regular drug stores of that city,  tlie authorities of St .Petersburg have  established a municipal pharmacy.  SPECIAL NOTICE  TO COUNTRY MERCHANTS AND AGENTS  Agents Wanted by B. SHRAQGE,  396 Princess St., Winnipeg, to purchase for him scrap copper and brass,  cast and wrought iron, old rubber  boots and shoes and crown lager  quart, pint and whiskey bottles  ���������"���������"-' ' ��������� ��������� "i  VA N. U��������� No. 791.  '������������������fj  'A  4  M  'i  "J 3  <��������� l 'IHE    LEDGE,    GREENWOOD,    BRITISH     COLUMBIA.  The  Union  ote  Eholt, B. C.  A  COM  HOSTELRY  John R. IWerfosteF  Proprietor.  J. R. Cameron.  Leading Tailor of the  Kootenays.  Mountaineer and Kootenay Standard Cigars.  Made by  3. fr Cftelin ������ ���������o.. nelson  PUBLIC NOTICE.  ilelson, R (5.  GEO. P.   WKM.S, I'roprlotor.  First-class in everything.  Steam heat, electric - light,  private baths. Telephone  in every room. First-class  bar and barber shop.  'Bus meets all trains.  GREENWOOD CITY WATERWORKS  CO.  $t^m^������&m������tf<&$??{  C������>  PHOENIX $  The nearest hotel to the ������������  Granby mines. One of the w  largest dining rooms in the yjl'  city. The bar is replete CM  with nerve bracers of all ^<  kinds, and tho most fra- ^3  I "grant cigars. Drop up and ������~  see me. T2\  A. 0. JOHNSON    S  PBOPKIETOIl. r\3  kftt  Pioneer  j4otel...  Gpeencqood, S. C.  The oldest hotel in the city, and still  Under the same management. Rooms  comfortable, meals equal to any in the  city, and the bar sppplies only the best.  Corner of Greenwood and Government  streets..  J. W. Melson  KNOB HILL HOTEL,  PHOENIX.  Provides pleasant rooms and substantial meals for the public. The  bar is replete with beverages that  please and satisfy any kind of  thirst. CHARLES HAG AN.  WESTERN - - HOTELS.  THIi    KOOTENAY   SALOON  Sandon, B. C., has a line of nerve  bracers unsurpassed in any mountain town oi the Great West. A  glass of aqua pura given free with  spirits inenti.  TRKJIOST    HOUSE  Nelson, B C, is run on the American and European plan. There  is nothing yellow about the house  except the gold in the safe.  Mulono & Troffillus.  SBWMAltKET    IIOTISL-  Is the home for all tourists and  millionaires visiting- New Denver, British Columbia.  Henry Sregc. Propr.  THE  Arlington Hotel  . GREENWOOD  Is the place for Peep-o'-Day Cocktails    and   Evening    Night-Caps.  Buttermilk a specialty during the  warm season.  Dempsey, & Rippeto.  THE   PKOVINCI5    HOTEL  Grand Forks, is a large three-  story brick hotel that provides  the "public with good meals and  pleasant rooms. A new building  but the same old rates.  Kinil I.iirsc", Pi-oprlutor,  With a view to the better preservation of the Public Highways  the attention of the public is herewith directed to the provisions of  THE HIGHWAY TRAFFIC REGULATION ACT AMENDMENT  ACT which enacts as follows:-  "I shall be' unlawful for any  person to cause to be drawn or  driven on any of the public high-  woys of that portion of tlie Province of British Columbia situate  east of the Cascade range of  Mountains, any wagon or other  vehicle carrying a load in excess  of that mentioned in Schedule  ' A ' hereunto annexed  SCHEDULE A  Wagons and ���������! wheeled vehicles  shall not carry a load iu excess of  the following:-  Ou tires under (5 inches...2000 lbs.  On-tires 3 inches  in   width  and  under four inches 3000 lbs.  On tires 4 inches  in  width' and  nnder live inches 6000 lbs.  On   tires   5   inches   in    width  and over 0000 lbs. and over.  AND NOTICE is hereby given  that the Act in every respect  must be strictly complied with.  Any person guilty of an offence  against this Act shall upon summary conviction thereof before a  Justice of the Peace be liable to  a penalty not exceeding Fifty  Dollars.  Do not draw logs or timber over  highway. Vehicles meeting ought  to turn to the left. A vehicle  overtaken ought to turn to the  left. A vehicle overtaking another  ought to turn to the right.  W. G. McMyn-n,  Government Agent.  Greenwood, May 19, 1910.  Float is not a periodical.  It is a book containing 8G  illustrations all told, aud  is filled with sketches and  stories of western life. It  tells how a gambler cashed  in after the flush days of  Sandon ; how it rained in  New Denver long after  Noah was dead ; how a  parson took a drink at  Bear Lake in early clays ;,  how justice was dealt in  Kaslo in '93 ; how the  saloon man outprayed the  womou in Kalamazoo, and  graphically depicts tho  roamings of a western  editor among the tender-  feet in the cent belt. It  contains tho early history  of Nelson and a romance  of the Silver King mine.  In it aro printed three'  western poems, and dozens of articles too numerous to mention. Send for  -one beforo it is too late.  The price is 25 cents,  postpaid to any part of the  world. Address all letters to  #. T. Lowery  GREENWOOD, B. C.  itiisuKr-.ij.ixicu.is.  Mint juleps and  drinks at Windsor.  other summer  Two heads aro better than one���������  in a druiii or a barrel.  ���������  The K and H cigar has jumped  into prominence through tlie excellent .flavor of the tobacco out of  which it is made.  than  V  STAEKEY & CO.  nelson, b. c.  wholesale  dealers in  Produce   and   Provisions  LAKKVIKW   HOTEL  in Kelson, B. C, employs all  white help and is a home for the  world at jl.00 a day.  B. L, GrillUh, Proprietor.  TIIK  KASLO    HOTEL  Kaslo, B  home for  city.  C���������   is a  comfortable  ali who travel to that  Cockle & Piipwortii.  RHEKUKOOKB   HOUSK  Nelson; B. C One minute's walk  from C. P. R station. Cui3ine  unexcelled; Well heated and ventilated.  Boyor Bros., Proprietor  Frank Fletcher  Provincial Land Suhveyor,  Nelson, B. C.  Is published every Thursday at Greenwood, B C , and the price is f s a year,  postage free to all parts of Canada, and  Great Britain. To the United States and  other countries it is sent postpaid for  $?.50 a year. Address all letters to Thc  Ledge, Greenwood, B. C.  R. T. LOWERY,  PUBLISHER.  GREENWOOD B. C , JUNE 1(5, 1910.  Better a paying young man  a promising one.  Smokers in Ii. C. aro acquainted  with the Royal Seal .cigar. Ls is  made in Nelson and smoked in all  the mountain towns.  After burying the hatchet some  people borrow an axe.  In Phoenix N. J. Carson & Co.  carry a "largo stock of gent' furnishings, clothing, hats, boots and  shoes. Drop in-and have a rubber.  The woman who says she doesn't  care how sho looks is either a  genius or a liar,  Amateur photographers should  have their work finished by John  H. James, and gain the advantage  of his experience. Cameras examined free of charge.  Nabob Tea,' per  Nabob Coffee  lb:  ,45c  45c  Nabob Desert Jellies  -McCorinick Soda Bis.  ���������3 for 25o;  , box 35b.  Look out for the-Display.of Useful Crockery,  Gents' Furnishings, Boots and Shoes. ���������'-".   .-'.--.  " Unequalled for Domestic Use.  STRAYED.  in   my    pasture,  One  branded,  on right  same by  Johnson,  OLUH HOTKTj, nelson, ij. o.  His Schooner Hcnr or Half and Hull. 10c.  The 15c.->t dollar a day house in tho city.  Travellers will find thin ft pleasant Iidipo.  The rooms are clotm and comfortable and  the meals tasty aii-1 substantial.  JACK GICANT, Proprietor.  LOWERY'S CLAIM  During the 37 months that Loivery'e  Claim was on earth it 'did business all  over the world. It wns tlie most  unique, independent oik! fearless journal ever produced in Canada. Political  and theological enemies pursued it with  the venom of a rattlesnake until the  grovci-nment shut it out of the mails,  and its editor ceasad to publish it,  paitly on account of a'lazy liver and  partly because it takes a pile of money  to run a paper that is outlawed. 'Ihere  are still 25 different editions of this condemned journal in print. Send 10 cents  and get oue or $2 50 and {ret the bunch  It. T LOWERY,  Greenwood, B. C.  A blue mark here indicates that  your   Subscription   has  become   deceased,   and  that the  editor   would  once more like  to commune with  your collateral.  A SENSATION.  Strayed  Strawberry  Roan   Pony,  inverted V within circle,  hip.    Owner can   have  paying   costs.     Joseph  Bridesville, B. O.  There are no blanks in a box of  K and H cigars. They all draw  and omit an aroma that perfumes  the ozone when- set on fire. It is  ever a pleasure to follow a man  who is smoking  a K and H .  In Phoenix, D. J. Matheson has  the agency for twelve of the best  board fire insurances in the world.  The rates are moderate and the indemnity certain in case of loss. It  is a wise man who provides against  loss by fire. Drop a line to D. J.  Malhefcorj if you feel an interest in  fire insurance.  Dealers in Fresh and Salt Meats, Fish,  and Poultry. Shops in nearly all the  towns of Boundary and Kootenay.  m  ������^'%>^S%/%^^',&S������/?^'Q>y^9<&^^/?&/Q^^  various explosives is also published  in-order to lessen the number of  accidents due to ignorance.  The great industrial development which Canada is experiencing  has greatly increased the use of  explosives and the number of  deaths from the careless use and  storage of them has correspondingly increased. Other countries  have inve-tigated the subject at  considerable expense. The results  of their investigations are available  lo Canada and it is incumbent  upon us to make use of them if we  are.to show proper regard for the  conservation of human life. Tlie  establishment of a plant for testing  explosives and the more rigid en-  ���������fcrccmcnfe-of~lii\v���������ivgts.rdi.ig. -their  storage are two things which are  most urgeutly necessary.  QUEENS HOTEL,  PHOENIX,   B.   C.  Tho Newest and Largest  Hotel in the City. Everything neat, clean and comfortable. Steam heat and  electric light. Meals and  drinks at all hours.  K.  V.  CHISHOLM, Propriotor.  DANNY.DEANE, Manager.'  KltljUKSA'ITjr.li    1IOTKT..  llriilesvilli!. B. C. Provides excellent  !������������������������ ommodntion. for tmiri������-s and travellers. Fiwli Kiwis i'"l Hntrer. Special  Irish Whiskey always on band.  THOMAS   WjVIjSU,   Proprietor.  MINKKATj ACT  Certificate of Improvements  NOTICE  Silver Cloud frautional Mineral Claim, situate  in thoClreeiitvood Mlniu? Division of Yale  District.   Where located : Tn Skylark Camp.  TAKE NOTICE that I, John William Si Wm.  Free  Miner's Certiiieate No. 1! liii-ifi-', intend,  sixty rinj.������ from rliu (Into hereof, to apply to the  MIiiiiiK  Record"!- for a Certificate oTImiirovu.  incuts, for tho purpose of obtaining a Crown  Grunt, to tbe above claim.  And further take  notice  that, action,   under  section   37.  must   he  comtnencnil  before   tae  irwiianre of such Certiliciiteof Improvement:)  Dated Mils 2.'lr .1 dav of April. A. D.1H111.  JOHN WILLIAM NELSON.  THE HOTEL. GRANBY  Is pleasantly situated in the heart  of Grand Forks, and is convenient  to nil the leading financial and  commercial institutinns of the city.  Travelers will find it a comfortable  place to eojouru when in the city.  FRED RUSSELL  GREENWOOD  MINKICAL jVCT  Certificate of Improvements  NOTICE  Gold Drop, HomeHtiike. ami Gold Drop No. 2,  Fractional  Mineral Claim.-', situate in the  Greenwood Mitiinn Division  of' Vulo District.   Whore located : On Dry Creek.  TAKK NOTICE that I,  Isaac II. Hallett, as  ascnt for K. O li. Frith, Free Miner's Cortill-  cato No. II2(!ii.1.'i; I). A. Mitcdoiiald, Froo Miner's  Certificate No. l^'itVi:!; O. II. Fair, Free Minor's  OcnilicatoNn. Ul'llMP; II V. Stow, Free Miner's  Certificate No.-Biiiif.n; II. S- Simmons    Froo  M incr's Ci rtiticati: NVi. B2K5StI; and J. L. While,  Froo  Miner's  Certilieale  M>.  Il.iWtH    intend,  slxtv flays from  the date   hereof    to  apply  to  'tho   Mining   Recorder  for Certificates of  Iini.rovomont*,  for   tho   purpose of obtaining  Crown 0 rants of thu above claims.  And further tuke notice that action, under  section ,i7, must bo commenced beforo tins issuance ot such Ceitliicau-s of Improvements.  Dated this Kith day of May. A. D. 1910.  I. II. HALLETT.  F. JAYNES  Canadian Wheat  Flakes  5 pound Package for 45c,  Pastry Baked Daily and Always Fresh.  Take your Repairs to  AD. MORRISON  Grand Forks, the Leading  of the Boundary District  Two weeks ago the Penticton  Press published an editorial that-  caused several men to call'at that  office and introduce the editor to a  pond of water. Seven of these  men were fined $10 and costs for  thus expressing their indignation.  Since then the attorney-general has  asked the editor to resign his position as justice of the peace. The  editor said in part the following  in the editorial tnat caused thc  sensation :  "This parasite class, tho satelites  of the throne, at once give voice to  great grief at the death of the  monarch. All the servants of the  nobility, the game keepers, the  hostlers, the gardners, the tenants,  the clergy and all the officials, who  hold their positions from the hands  of the nobles, mournfully utter,  ���������The world is sorry.' Tho merchants, who sell to tho aristocracy  and royalty the wares which ' are  consumed in extravagance or vice,  repeat the cry, 'The world is sorry.'  The colonics take up tlie refrain;  the government at Ottawa squanders thirty-live thousand dollars  in draping the government buildings in black. 'What nonsense for  a free people."  Where Every Drop Counts.  valley,   Wash-  big  apples  are  Iu  the Yakima  ingtou, where  the  then during the growing  light rain will fall for  CITY  Leaves Greenwood for Spokane  (it 7 a. m., and for Oroville at 2:30  p. in. J. McDonkIjIj.  BARRED   ROCK  CHICKENS  FOR   SALE  EGGS FOR SETTING, $1 for 13.  R. J. CHAMBERS, Anaconda,B.O.  Baggage  transferred to  any part of the City. Furniture moved to any part of  the District. '.'General'praying of all kinds.   .  SIDNEY OLIVER.  as  S.   W.  WTDDOWSON,   ASSAYER  AND CHEMIST-Chnri.es: Gold, nil-  T. THOMAS,  TAILOR,  Clothes Clenried, Pressed rinrl Repaired.  each:  SI. 50 j  , $2.50;  fold-  fiold-  ZlllC,  ver, copper or  lead, SI  Hilver, jl.fiO;   silver lend,  .silver, with eoppor or lead,  fl\   silver-lead-zlnc,   #3      I'rieen (for  other riH'tnl'! mi applicn'iinri.   LorijrdlH-  turico 'phone 67.   P. 0. Box, B llo8,1  Nelson. B, C, '  Get your Raze rs Honed \  and your Baths at  Fraw ley's  Barber . .  Shop, Greenwood,  Destruction of Life by Explosives.  In   three   Canadian   provinces  within the past month, magazines  containing   explosives   have   accidentally  blown up, killing almost  a   score   of   people   and   injuring  many others.    Hardly a day. passes  but what the press contains reports  of the deaths of workmen engaged  in mining or in railway-construction from the careless or ignorant  use of explosives.    These scattered  cases, however,  attract but little  attention; it is only when a catastrophe occurs in which many lives  are lost that the public is aroused  to the need of adopting more effective   measures   for   protection   of  human life from this danger.  It is interesting to note what  other countries have done in dealing with the problem. In all  European coal-mining countries  regulations havo been made against  the use in coal mines of such explosives as are known to be dangerous. Tlie United States havo an  Explosives Testing Plant under  the direction of tho Geological  Survey, where explosives are tested  as to their fitness for particular  uses. The names of all explosives  that have successfnlly stood these  tests are published in a Rormissablo  Explosives List which is available  to tho public. An explosives primer  outlining the apfiop and uses of,tho  grown, and bearing orchards sell  at one thousand dollars an acre,  rain is scarce. Irrigation is practised  everywhere.    But now   and  season a  a few minutes. These rains are highly  prized, for irrigating water is measured closely, and served to each  user in proportion to his acreage.  Last summer a fruit grower who  owns forty acres of orchard was  rejoicing in one ot these precipitations of moisture when one of his  hired men entered the house.  "Why don't j'oii stay in out of  the rain?" inquired the fruic  grower.  "Oh, that's all right," replied  the man. "A little dew like that  doesu'c bother me a bit; I can  work right along just the same."  "That isn't the point!" exclaimed the rancher. "Next time  it rains, you come into the house.  I want that water on the land !" .  GREENWOOD   -  Is situated in the heart .of the cit}' and within   ���������  stepping distance of all the banks, restaurants,,  express, stage, telegraph offices, etc.   The building is heated with hot''water, and has a radiator  in every room.   The bar contaius a large variety   " '  of brewed, vinted  and distilled beverages suitable to the tastes of a cosmopolitan population.  Come in and have something.  J. H. GOODEVE - - - PROPRIETOR  e  9  a  amJ  ���������'���������fl  Greenwood, is  the  home for workingrnen. of all nations.   It is  convenient to the smelter ou the hill.    The diniug room is sup-  g  plied with tasty and substantial food, while the bar contains the  ��������� best  wet goods  in  the  market.    Electric lights all oyer the  g premises.    Hot and cold baths.  g  | Ola  Lofstad,. -. Proprietor  Rub the Other Eye.  Nino persons out of every ten,  with a cinder or any other foreign  substance in the eye, will instantly  begin to rub it with one hand-while  hunting for a 'handkerchief with  the other. This is all wrong. The  right way is not to rub the eyo  with the cinder in it, but to rub  thc other as vigorously as you like.  A few months ago I was riding  on the engine of a fast express.  The engineer throw open the fi-ont  window of the cab, aud I caught a  cinder in niy eye which gave me  intense pain, I began to rub the  eyo desperately, when the engineer  called to me:  "Let that eyo alone, and rub the  other one."       s  Thinking he was chaffing me, I  only rubbed the harder.  "I know tho doctors think they  know it all; b;.t they don't, and if  you will let that eye alone and  work oil the other one you will  soon have tho cinder out," shouted  thc engineer.  I did as he directed, and soon  felt tho cinder down near the  inner canthus, and made ready to  take it out.  "Let it alone and keep at tho  well eye," again shouted the engineer.  1 did so for a minute longer, and  then, looking into a small glass tho  engineer handed me, I saw the  offender on my cheek. I have tried  it many times since, always with  success.  T^  The   Ordinary   General  Shareholders of tlie  Meeting  Argo Mining  Company, Limited,  Greenwood,  J3. C,  of the  and Tunnel  (non personal liability) of  will be held at the Company's oflice, in Greenwood, on the 25th day  of June, J 910, at 8 o'clock, p. m.  Dated this 23rd day of May, 1910.  OLA LOFSTAD,  President.  A. S. BLACK,  Secretary.  Celebrate at Greenwood  on Dominion Day. For  particulars see posters.


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