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 ',. ���������''{  J     ''."-Wm!.  i '. -;>       i~   T      t  %*A/^������aM-^  /..,,A*Ji***U^**^'<rt,'"'i" *>-*Tr;*>.A    ,, ..j^^ Ip.   *.j>  ���������o  'ORIA. B. ������>  Vol.   XVI.  GEEENWOOD, B. C, THURSDAY, JUNE 9, 1910:  No.. 48  .GREENWOOD, B. C.     . >t\\  New Stock'of���������Ladies' Shoes, Dry ,Goods'-.and. jFut-7  -    -"   .,    nishirigs,complete. -   ,       ' ' -1  .  20 per cent. Reduction in price of Millinery,  until stock is closed out.  \ STOCK NEW& CH0ICB  MIMMMmilggrailfflil^^  mMmimMmstm'x^immmmmimmsBSwmm^m'  PER- CENT  /.OFF    .  ,   .25.; .  PER CENT  OFF  Until July 1 we will allow 25- per cent off onr entire stock" of  , Negligee Shirts (with oi without collar.) ��������� These.Shirt's ";  are extra value.   Prices range Irom $1.25 to $3 50.    .  RUSSELL-LAW-CAULFtELD Co.  ���������-  'GREENWOOD',    B. .0."   /���������  so r n������te  The-Windsor Hotel is one of the'-best furnished  hotels in tho West. It is located in the heart of  Greenwood and within easy reach of all the financial and commercial institutions of the Copper  Metropolis.^ Heated with steam aud lit by electricity. Commodious' sample-rooms. . The bar is  "��������� replete.^with-all modern ,'bevefages,,and.'the,.Cafe  lTevercloses.    Rooms reservedly telegraph".'" ���������^.  The Windsor Botel Co.      "El J. Cartier, Manager  ppBMaaaaiwatjgsae^^  JU  PHOENIX, B  C. .  Is opposite the Great Northern depot and is a delightful .  haven for tlie weary traveler. Great veins of hot water  run through the entire house, and bathrooms are, always at the service of thofe in search. of material  cleanliness. The dining room is an enemy to dyspepsia, ..  while the artistic appointment of the liquid refreshment  makes the drinks go down like eating fruit in a flower  garden, The sample rooms aro the largest in the raonn-  . tains and a pleasure to drummers with big trunks.-  a JAS. MARSHALL        -       -       PROPRIETOR  3ESS  ^ri&svn^   ���������__; temperance:-   is all right if shorn of liiiinbuggery. <  "   Too-much' watt-r drinking is just,  ' as injurious as too inuch liquor or  anything else. '    '    '  OUR PURE WINES  AND LIQUORS  are medicinal if not abused. - Every  household should have a moderate  supply of pure wines or liquors in  thc closet for emergency���������either  unexpected visitors or sudden illness, when n drop of pure liquor  in* time may forestall all necessity  for drugs.  LGreenwood Liquor gtompaity, Importers, Greenwood., B. &. ������  W. F. M.  Greenwood Minora'  Union, No. 22, W.  F M., meets every  Saturday evening in Union Hall, Copper street, Greenwood, at 7:80.  Also In hall at  Mother Lode mine  Friday evenings at 7:30.  GEO. HEATHERTON, Secretary  Regular monthly meetings of  \f^y Greenwood lodiyj No. 28, A. F,  ,.-/V"* & A. M., aro hold on the first  Thursday in each month in Fraternity hall, Wood block,.-Government  street. Greenwood. Visiting brethren  aro cordially invited to attend.  JAS, 8. 1SIKNIK. Secrutnrjr,  ge������ imp������������������������������ ������������������������e������������������8������������������������ am  iBRILLIANTES:  B. C. CIGARS  Are made in New Westminster aud  sold all oyer the Province.  WILBERG  &  W0LZ. |  A Blow to New York.  In Bristol, England, docks have  lately been constructed that can  handle the largest steamer afloat.  This will divert a great dealiof  trade to Canada.- The influence of  the Great Western Railway will  unquestionably be withdrawn from  the port of Liverpool and transferred to Bristol.. As ������ result  great benefit will accrue to Montreal and Canada, to the detriment  of New York. Tho (3reat Western  Railway of lilngland :is recognized  as having the best agency system  for the securing of railway business of any railway in the world.  This great company does not enter  Liverpool and does outer Bristol.  In the past it has been compelled  to carry its business to Liverpool  since that was the sailing port.  That it will in future take its business to Bristol, on its own line,  appears to be inevitable. The  point of landing on this side of the  water will be at Montreal, not at  New York, and the American city  will'get another jolt from its grbw-  rival in Canada.  Just received a fine assorted  line of Iron Beds, Springs and  Mattresses  Passing Brongi  You will save money by seeing  The Furniture & Stove Man.  PHONE 16.   -      GREENWOOD, B, C.  Greenwood Miners' Union  New Officers.  At the annual meeting of the  Greenwood branch of the W.F.M.,  held last Saturday," the following  officers were elected:-  President. John Docksteader;  Vice-President, William Hart] 2nd  Vice-President, J. A. Cuthbertson;  Financial Secretary, Lester McKenzie; Treasurer, George Robinson; Recording Secretary, David  Phillips; Conductor, Chris Nelson;  Warden, Robert Dempster; -Trustees, J. Cuthbertson, J. Dock-  stea'der, Dan McDonald, Lester  McKenzie, Archie McLean; Delegate to W.F.M. Convention, Lester  McKenzie.  City Council.  All the members of tbe council  were present. at the meeting on  Monday night. -       -      -  The following accounts were  examined and'found to be correct  and payment sanctioned: Greenwood City Water Works, $123.85;  Thomas Drug Co., $1.50; Hunter-  "KencTrick \Co:;^10V'Jt- L.' -Whiter  $2 50; Kinney & McDonald, ������14.75;  Sing Lung, $2.35.  It was* decided that the matter  of improving tho intake of the  water supply on Providence Creek  be left in the hands of the Fire,  Water and Light committee.  Resolved that the pound be kept  in Lot 12, Block 12, and that T.  Jenkins and W. G. Pond be pound  keepers.  On the motion of Aid. Craig,  seconded by Aid. McKee, by-law 2,  1910, raising the liquor licence to  8800 and the wholesale liquor  license to $300, was finally carried.  Aid. Dixon gave notice that at  the next meeting he. would ask  leave to introduce an estimate bylaw for 1910; aud Aid.- Craig also  gave notice that he would ask leave  to introduce a rate by-law for 1910  at the same time.  Moved by Aid.. Sater and seconded by Aid. Craig: That the  Mayor look into the matter of  sending James J. Ennis to the Old  Man's Home at Kamloops.  The Council then adjourned.  R. X. Hyde is inspecting his  property in this city. ������������������;. .'  Dan Macdonald has returned  from a trip to the coast.  There will be a big celebration in  Greenwood upon' July 1st, 1920.  Mrs/ Thomas' Rowe and Miss  Hilda Pfrkins are on a visit to  Grand Forks.  Sometimes it takes seventeen  days for papers to"reach Greenwood  from Prince Rupert.  The busy beavers are causing'  Eholt Creek to overflow and flood  valuable ranching land.  During the past week strawberries have been selling at two  bits a box in Greenwood.  E. Jacobs, the leading writer on  mining matters in this province,  was in Greenwood last week.  Mrs. E. J. Cartier went to Spokane last week to meet her sister,  who is coming from New York to  spend the summer in Greenwood.  Jim Hickey left last Friday for  Fairbanks, Alaska. He came to  Greenwood twelve years' ago and  his many friends wish him success  in the frozen north.  The Greenwood Liquor Company  received a carload of Pabst beer  this week. During the,year this  company sells a long trainload of  Pabst aud Calgary beers.  The C.P.'R. changed the time of  the passenger trains on the Boundary run last Monday. -The east-  bound train leaves Greenwood at  12:10, and the westbound at 14:50.  ���������' In Ottawa, the red tape in connection with the postoflice building  for Greenwood is commencing to  unravel. Mr. Frith received a  letter last week from the government asking how many people in  Greenwood enjoyed the luxury of  renting a postoflice box.  The Musical Eckhardts (swiss  handbell ringers,) gave a first-  class entertainment in the Opera  house last week, under the auspices of the fire department. All-  the performers were stars, aud it  is-hoped that a larger audience  will welcome them "on their next  visit. ���������    ��������� ���������"- ���������-^���������i; .-  Love and G. Kay (secretary),  of the Phoenix Pioneer; J. L.  Meikle and O. Pearson, of the  Grand Forks Gazette; E. Rowland  (chairman), of tho'Boundary Creek  Times; and J. H. Willcox, of the  Ledge. Dinner was served at the  Brooklyn hotel, and the proprietor,  James Marshall did the needful  in a manner that was par excellence. The afternoon was spent  in looking through the Granby  mine and premises. Messrs Love  and Kay proved themselves capable  guides.  By July 20th, the Greenwood  Smelter will be smelting from 2,300  to 2,500 tons of ore every day. By  that time the enlarging -of Nos. 1  and 2 furnaces will have been completed. The bulk of the ore will  come from the Mother Lode mine,  while probably from SOO to 1,000  tons daily will be received from the  Rawhide and other properties of  the New Dominion Copper Co.  J. E. McAllister stated to the Spokane Review last week, that the  company's properties will continue  to be run on the open sliop principle, a good per e'entage of the employees being union men; and,  that the company has only one  object in view, viz: the production  of copper at the lowest possible  cost consistent with modern conditions of living. With an in  creased smelting capacity at its  command, it should not be very  long before the B. C. Copper Co.  will begin to^pay dividends.  Western Float  A Sober King.  Messdames P. F. Roussa and A.  F. Thomas, and Miss Gladys McCreath in "one day last-week caught  forty-eight beautiful trout, near  Boundary Falls. It is not known  what bait the fair anglers employed  to induce such a large number of  the finny tribe to come ashore at  the end of a line.  Nearly all reforms cause someone a loss or hardship. During  the past year Ola Lofstad has been  enabled owing to his holdiug a  license for the Ladysmith hotel to  keep up active mining operations  upon the Argo tunnel. As his  license has been struck off he will  be forced, after the beginning of  the monlli, to suspend operations  upon what gives great promise of  being an immense mining proposition.  Last Sunday, the usual monthly  meeting of the Greenwood branch  of the Typographical Union was  held in the Pioneer office, Phoenix.  There were present Messrs T. A.' do nothing  It is not generally known that  King George is nearer a teatotaler  than any King who has ascended  the English throne. Those who  have lived in his house, dined at  his table and traveled with him  at home and abroad, say that for  years he has been one of the most  abstemious of men. He has never  claimed this as a virtue on his  part.  "My father," he would say,  "and all men of the older generation could take their wine and  never be the worse for it. As ��������� for  me, I simply cannot- If I were to  take a glass of champagne, it would  simply bowl me over, hence I'have  ,tr> stiok to my ginger ale���������not because I like it, but because it is the  only thingthat likes me."  Tlie'simple"truth of the matter  is that the King's digestion is very  bad. A very little thing upsets  it,- and wheu he suffers from in-  digesiion his lips become livid, his  nose reddens and his hands grow  cold. These symptoms, which are  very familiar in certain forms of  indigestion, have led unthinking  persons to imagine that the King  was suffering from intoxication,  when in reality he had never  touched either wine or spirits.  It is stated by those who know  the King well that it is nearly two  years since he touched a drop of  alcohol.  All the world may love a lover  except the particular object of a  fellow's affections.  All the good things do not come  in one~paekage.       "~  The man who really knows himself is never a bore.  You are less than nothing if you  A Premature Stampedo.  An enormous stampede is now  in progress to the supposed rich  placer ground in the Iditarod district, Alaska. From reports received from tho north the stampede  does not seem to be justified.  Bill Baily, of Alder Creek, has received the following��������� leter from  Martin Moran:���������  Otter Creek, March 24.  "Friend Bill.���������This camp looked  pretty uncertain until a month ago,  that is my only excuse for not  writing to you before this. It looks  now, that it is going to be a small  camp.  "Pay is located on Otter for four  claims up aud down the creek and  two claims wide, and 1 above Tom  DeCamp has pay on the second  tier. The creek has been well  prospected abovo and below them  four claims and nothing found.  .Glen'gulch comes in on 1. above  left limit. * It .'has pay for about  fchfee claims. Black creek comes  iu at 1 below left limit, they got  good pay on the rim, but can't get  down to bedrock owing to water.  "Flat creek comes in about two  miles below discovery, left limit.  It ia tho banner creek so far. It  has three miles of pay, some of it  very good. Jack Bolton has a lay  there. His partner sold out to  Tom Doggett for $2,500.  "Willow runs into Iditarod  above Otter,. about 3,000 feet of pay  on the benches a week ago. That  is all that has been found up-to-  date."  ii  CASEY   AT   THE   BAT."  PHINNEL THAYER.  When a doctor wants his patient  not to drink champagne he probably wants to bo sure of getting his  bill.  The outlook wasn't brilliant for the Mudville nine that dny;  The score stood four to two with an inning more to play.  And then when Cooney died at first and Barrows did the same,  A sickly silence fell upon thc patrons of thc game.  A straggling few got up to go in deep despair.   The rest  Clung to the hope that springs eternal in thc human breast;  They thought that if only Casey could get a whack at that���������  We'd put up even money now, with Casey at thc hat.  Hut I'lynn proceeded Casey, as did also Jimmy Hlnkc,  And thc former was a lulu and the latter was a cake;  So upon the stricken multitude grim rnelancholly sat,  For there seemed but little chance of Casey's getting to the bat.  But Fh-iin let drive n single to the wonderment of all,  And Blake, thc much despis-ed, tore the cover off the ball;  And when the dust had lifted and men saw what had occurred.  There wus Jiiiuny safe at second, and Flynii a'liiigging third.  Then from 5,000 throats and more there rose a lusty yell;  It rumbled through the valley, il rattled in tlie dell;  It knocked up on the mountain and recoiled upon the flat,-  For Casey, mighty Casey was advancing; to the bat. .  Tliere was ease in Casey's .manner as he stepped into his place,  Tliere was pride in Casey's bearing and a smile on Casey's face,  And when responding to their cheers, he lightly doffed his hat,  No stranger iu the crowd could doubt 'twas Casey at the bat.  Ten thousand eyes were on him as he rubbed his hands with dirt;  ���������Five thousand tongues applauded when he wiped them on his shirt,  Then when the writhing pitcher ground the ball into his hip,  Defiance gleamed in Casey's eye, a sneer curled Casey's lip.  And now the leather-covered sphere came hurtling through the air,  And Casey stood a-wati-hing it in haughty grandeur there.  Close by the sturdy batsman the ball unheeded sped���������  "That ain't my style," said Casey.   "Strike one !" the umpire said.  Ifrom the benches black with people, tliere went up a muffled roar,'  Like the beating of the storm-wnves on a stern and distant shore.  "Kill him !   Kill the umpire!"   shouted someone oil the stand;  And it's likely they'd hnve killed him hud not Casey raised his hand.  With 11 smile of Christian charity great Casey's visage shone;  He stilled the rising tumult, he bade thc game go on;  He signalled to the pitcher, and once more the spheroid flew; ���������  But Casey still ignored it, and the umpire said, "Strike two!"  "Fraud!" cried the maddened thousands, and echo answered fraud;  But one scornful look from Casey and the multitude was awed.  They saw his face grow cold and'stern, they saw his muscles strain,  And they knew that Casey wouldn't let that ball go by again.  The sneer is gone from Casey's lips, his teeth are clenched iu hate;  He pounds with cruel violence his bat upon the plate.  Ancl now the pitcher holds the ball, and now he lets it go.  And now thc air is shattered with the force of Casey's blow.  , Cranbrook will build a city hall,  Prince Rupert now has 5,000  people.  ; Revelstoke is overrun with dandelions.  - Mopquitoes are plentiful in  Qnilihena.  A 820,000 hospital is to be built  at Stewart.  Ed Beaulieu has opened a barber  shop in Kitselas.  The C.P.R. will build a new  depot in Merritt.  Mining for coal has-commenced  at Kipp, Alberta.  A second newspaper is to be  started in Stewart.  Cranbrook now has a continuous  electric, light service.  Many cattle in the Nicola are  suffering from blackleg.  A Farmer's Institute has been  organized in the Slocan.  The creamery at Oroville is shipping butter to Spokane.  There are now three banks doing  business in Fort George.  Coal has been found in the center  of Port Alberni townsite.  Miss E. B. Moore will open a  real estate office in Stewart.  In Chilliwack, potatoes are selling for from $8 to $10 a ton.  In Nicola, theludians have been  prohibited from killing deer.  The white plague kills 10,000  people every year in Canada.  The first railroad train ran into  Nelson upon June 10th, 1891.  Land staking for speculation has  been stopped in British Columbia.  The Kamloops brass band will  play in Merritt on Dominion Day.  '-Owing to low   wages  labor   is  becoming scarce in Prince Rupert.  Greenwood does not want any  flights of the Jeffries-Johnson  class. .  A large number of motor cars  have been shipped to Kelowna this  year.  The Middlesboro coal mines produced. "847 ��������� ton9 in._one,day last  week.  ,  / Horses'are being'use'd over..the'  Hope trail from Keremeas to the  coast.  A great deal of development  work -is being done in ��������� the Ymir  camps.  In Vernon, fresh eggs are 80c a  dozen, and dairy butter 35c a  pound.  Simon Cronje, son of the famous  Boer general is in northern British  Columbia.  Bailed hay is 825 to ������28 a ton,  and north-west oats $1.60 a sack  in Vernon.  A $47,000 hotel is to be built in  Prince Rupert. It will contain  sixty rooms.  At Merritt, the Diamond Vale  Coal Company has sesumed work  in No. 3 mine.  ��������� Some of���������the ���������ranchers" near  Vernon had new potatoes and ripe  cherries two weeks ago.  Charles Lambert has planned  extensive work upon his placer  claims on Grand Creek.  In August, the Salvation Army-  will build a barracks and establish  a post in Prince Rupert.  In Prince Rupert, Frank Trem-  blay was fined 8250 for selling  liquor without a license.  The payroll of the Crow's Nest  Pass mines for April was in the  neighbourhood of $172,000.  A twelve pound speckled trout-  was recently caught in the Crow's  Nest lake by Roy Hogarth.  Numerous presentations were  made J. F. Faulkner on his leaving  Summerland for Vancouver-  William Mackenzie has brought  to Canada forty-five million dollars  from Europe to invest in Canadian  Northern Railway projects.  Strawberries were so plentiful  during May in the Okenagan that  some of the growers could afford to  present some to the hospital.,,    ,-';  John Tait.   of Summerlaud,   is'  trying to raise calabash plants from  seeds imported from South Africa.  All smokers wish him sucoess.  The citizens of White Horse are  attempting to get rid of the mosquito pest by sprinkling crude petroleum on the stagnant pools near  the city.  After July loth, the number of  hotel liquor licenses in Greenwood  will be reduced to live, aud the  price of the licenses will be raised  to $800 a year.  According to W. Stanley Ricardo  this will be a banner year for the  fruit growers in the Okenagan.  The crop is estimated to be three  times larger than last year.  Harry Waugh, a well-known  Klondike prospector, committed  suicide in Chicago. He was despondent owing to his failure in  securing capital to work his claims  in the Peel river country. ��������� ���������  Evidence is ample that Sheep  Creek is beginning to attract the  attention of large operators. A  deal involving' a $100,000 is reported from the district. The  Clyde-Belt group, consisting of five  claims, has shown every indication  of being one of the richest in the  camp. Development work includes  a tunnel 150 feet along the vein.  A. H. Gracey, of Nelson, has just  concluded arrangements for hooding the Golden Fawn in the same  district for $60,000.  Regret is general at the department of E. Hibbert, manager of  the Le Roi Two properties, under  Mr. Levy, while congratulations  are earnest in his appointment as  superintendent of the B. C." Copper  Company, at Greenwood. Mr.  Hibbert has beeu in Rossland for  about two years aud his many'  good qualities and courtesy have -  won for him innumerable friends.  He succeeds Paul S. Couldrey as  as superintendent of the B. C.  Copper Co. Mr. Couldrey goes to  Peru, and the congratulations and  good wishes of the people of "Rossland, as a.community, follow him.  Rossland Miner.        . -  ���������--���������; -. -    . >  Oh, somewhere in this favored land the sun is shining bright;  The band is playing somewhere; and somewhere hearts are light,  And somewhere men are laughing, and somewhere children shout;  But there in 110 joy in Mudville���������mighty Casey hns struck out.  "The Volunteer," a companion, poem to thc above will be published u'ext week,    I  While fishing for halibut oft"  Banks island, Murdo Murray fell  overboard and was drowned.  General French advises the  troops in Canada to make better  preparations for active service  In Fort George, carpenters are  receiving $7 per day, and laborers  are in great demand at $3 a day.  The building of the postoffico in  Chilli wack has been delayed by  differences over tho choice of a lot.  Iu Fire Valley, on tho Arrow  lakes, a syndicate has bought 4650  acres of fruit laud for about $75,000  A skull of some pro-historic man  was dug up by the navvies working on the railway grade near  Princeton. -  Tbe Indians oh the Naas river  have driven back a party of white  men who wero on a land-staking  expedition.  A 3,000 foot drainage tunnel is  being run on the Pioneer placer  claim, in the Big Bend, above  Revelstoke.;  It is estimated that in the properties of the Princeton CollierioH  Co., there are 69,000,000 tons of  coal in sight.  Protection and Labor.  - A commission, of enquiry  that  recently investigated the conditions  under which employees labor iu  Bethlehem, Pa., steel works, found  2,300 men working seven days a  week and twelve hours a day for  twelve and one-half cents per hour.  In American cotton mills, according to an official census return, the  average pay for men is $7.71 'per  week. In American woollen mills  the average wage is $393 per year^  Iu no other line of manufacturing in the States has protection  been carried further than in cotton,  steel and .woollen goods. In cotton  the duty on imported' fabrics runs  up to fifty per cent. In wool it  runs up to ninety. Tho high scale  of protection allowed has made  enormous profits possible, but  these profits have gone, not to enrich the workers, not to give theui  a decent living even, but to create  a class of millionaires without a  parallel in numbers or the extent  of possessions in the history of the  wurld.  Fortunes in Beans.-  Boans are making men rich  ia  Southern California.    Tho crop of  one   couuty   aloue,   Orange,   last  year 6old for about $850,000;  this  from twenty thousand acres, making an average gross receipt of between $40 and $50 an acre.   Fifteen  thousand of these acres are all in a  single field  on   the   famous   S<m  Joaquin ranch.    Those huge fields  iu summor constitute a magnificent  sight.    Almost from the waters of  the Pacific   to   the'-, purple  hued  mountains lies a vast area of green,  cut iuto great-squares  by  intersecting roads,  which-are used aa  passages for the bean  wagouB and  threshers in their season.  . With the exception of Ventura  county, which has been engaged iu  the industry since the old days of  Spanish   rule,   bean   growing   is  practically   a  .new .'industry   in  Southern   California.     Three   or  four years ago the returns from  grain growing and  other general  farming iu which the cultivators of  this region were engaged  was diminished in an alarming degree.  The soil is fertile;  but there   it!  little rainfall.  At first bean planting Beenieil  destined to be a failure. Merchautd  iu neighbouring towns in alarm  begged tbe experinientors to return  to the old crops. Expertd however,  were called in, aud a scientific Btiidy  of tbe situation was made, witli  the final vindication -of the judgment of the apparently rash beau  growers. The land is carefully  selected, small plots are set aside  for Btudy, and from the results  obaorvod the beau -growers are  guided in their extansivc plauiiugu,  u  %  m  SI THE   LEDGE,   GREENWOOD,   BRITISH COLUMBIA.  OF  The Deacon's Wife Tells Him of  His Scandalous Conduct.  ALL  ON  ACCOUNT  OF COOK.  Good Man's Hilarity Over North Polo  Discovery ��������� Peruses Almanac as  Charges Are Preferred���������Mrs. Dolby  Goes Out to Die, but Returns.  By  M.  QUAD. , j  (Copyright.   IDIu.   u.v   As.-oelaied   Literary j  I'l'lVS  | i  BATON     DOI.UV     li.-i '  Were you too excited .to unowwnai  you were nbout? Did you think you  ���������were driving oxon'/"  Here was a splendid chance for the  deacon to get his ui-cli out of the  noose, but he didn't la lie advantage of  it. ric wns reading Hie statement that  rhe bite of a horsefly In the bloom of  health and vigor could lift a man 200  pemuds one font from ibe ground, and  it was too Interesting to let go of.  Mrs Dolby gave her tears full vent  nnd produced a sob or- two before go-  iriK on:  "No oil-use.    It was Just the pirate  In you cropping out.    Mebtie if 1 bad  tried a ivful hard I could have forgiven  the iliini. but  wbnt fullered. Samuel���������  what fullered?   I wonder thnt I didn't  sit down on ibe rwlliut stove nnd bnrn  j myself  to death   when   I   heard of It.  '   -"'"ItPd j After the tin milling and slapping vou  mid red Uie cm. .swn m ihe , wniked up to Rider Rrlscom and asked  him to have n glass of beer with you.  arid when he declined yon called him  a tilileiuitiiui nil) ciiriiiiiaraii.   Think of .'  It. Samuel   a deueon asUiiig an elder j  lu ill-Ink.   a   deiii'iin  calling   au   elder j  nnnies. a  ileacuu slinking  Ills flsi  uu- j  ilei an elili'i'V nose!   Vou must wonder  wh.\    I   dliln'i   perish   two  days  ago, |  ivlien I lienriJ of II   Samuel, can you, '  will   yon,  say   that  yon   ware  tempo-  iMflly   insane   over  the  great  dlscov- .  |  Dolby  Is Silent. I  'r'lu' deacon could have at least nod- j  di-il   ills   head   in  the afllrrnnrlve arid,!  ,  made I lungs easier, but Ue did no such  in mil a complaining wo- |  thing     lie turned over a leaf In the  LAND WITHCUT A PRISON.  cnriiliiri nt -ibe pit; Mini shut  till- lieu linnet- ilimi iiml ^���������( ijj.s  bimis oft u lien Air* Duiln sal down  lo cut and .������������������������������ cai-pci rags Without  tlie In-usi' ii wiuiei -itm-iii wn.s raging;  wiihin ii Hi.' sinve gavi. mil n ^rali'lii!  heal "1 "lit- .���������at iiiii'i-i'il ;is she Mrcirlled  mil tm the rim, and ns Um di-acou  picked up nis I'jiriiii'i's' almanac tie  tell  Hun  ii   w.-is u'ikkI in have n [lome.  A ipnu-iei  nf nn I i   iind p:i>S(.'d and  he   Mas ju.,1   reading   IIi.-ii   Hie  Hies  in  Indltnm hail liecuiiie so lemlei liearieil  rlini ihcy w-i.iiid mi longer burlier bob ;  tailed  enws  when Airs.  Dolby quietly ;  observed:  ."Samuel  man."  The deiii-im heard, but he did  dispute He was wondering if  flies or oilier stales would follow  example ������������������{ the Honsiei-s  "And I'm noi going lo complain now  1 um just going to make a statement  not  the  the  THE DKACON SHOOK   HIS  FIST   0NDBK THK  ELDEK'S   NOSB.  When that staieineut lias been uinile i  shall go outdoors ami stand In a sm>\v.  dnfi unril I am frozen in death Vou  will iben be rid of me and c.-in can-\  ou as mm h as you please. Von needn'r  even bury my fro'/.eu body inii caii  jusi pitch it one side and leave ir  there till spring I nevei complain  and never want to pur anybody tn  trouble."  The   Noith   Pole  Celebration.  Her  words ended   wirh  a   half sob.  bui   the  deacon   was   reading   that   a  kicking cow did not kick hecause she  wimred ro kill ih ilker. but that it  was n muscular ncrimi beyond her control, and so he paid no .-mention to the  emotion Airs Dolby wailed to see  and then resumed:  "My .statement is that on the night  the news came to us that Dr. Cook  had discovered the nnrib pole you were  down at the grocery to get a box of  . baking powder Von heard the news  and swung your hat nnd hurrahed. I  don'r say anything "agin Unit. They'd  been looking for Hie old north polo so  long that it kinder excited everybody  when rhey found it. But you didn't  stop there, deacon���������you didn't stop  tliere. Are you listening to what I  6ay? Do yon see the tears streaming  down my face?"  The deacon could have snid no to  both questions, but he didn't: He was  reading that the reason sunflowers  turned their bends to the morning sun  was lo get iu the habit of rubbernecking at nn early stage in their careers,  and be was wondering how the writer  found it out.  "Xo: you didn't stop there. Vou  called for Hiree cheers for Dr. Cook,  and you went around slapping folks  on the back and saying the darned old  north pole wasn't so inuchy mucby  afrer ail. Yes; you said darned, and  I've got witnesses to prove it. Vou,'a  deacon, swearing like n pirate! Oh,  Samuel, when I heard of it my knees  wabbled under me. aud I wondered If  tlie last day was here! Have you any  excuse   to   urge   for  your  swearing?  almanac and read that sheep always  see an object upside down and that a  cil.v girl mi hei vai.ttion In the country always seems to be standing on  hei head.  "And when tlie elder wouldn't drink  wilh  you."  sobbed  Mrs.  Dolby,  "you  bemiii whooping for the star spangled  bannei and treated seven men at once���������  yes. sir. seven   and I've got Hie names  of all.    And  when you were drinking  you said you didn't care a  bang for  the expense,  for dad  was rich.    Oh,  the shame of It���������.slanging and swearing   ami   drinking   beer!     I'm   alive,  Samuel   I'm   alive   just   uow.   but   I  shan't be long     No woman can carry  such   n   burden  and   live.    Why.   I'm  ashamed to go to rhe well after a pail  of   water!     Ves;  there  were eight  of  you. and you spent 40 cents, while 1  have to darn  my stockings six times  over    I shall now weep for live inin  utes and then tell you the rest."  Sobbing aud weeping followed. They  might have alTected some men. but  /.leacori Dolby sat there and read that  u barrel ol chirr was fourteen pounds  heavier than a barrel ot water and  never turned a hair. Right to a second, when rhe tive minutes were up,  Mrs Dolby clinked down the lump in  her throat to say:  "And yon never snid a word to me  when you came houip. Vou touched  your lips ro Hie kerosene can to take  the smell of beer away and then sat  around and dozed Vou ueversuid the  riorrli pole bad been discovered.- J  might be looking for it yet for all of  you. Such conduct. Sumuel-suebconduct! They say Captain Kidd was a  bad mnn. hut he could have been uo  worse than .vou Mrs. Watkliis'says  J ought lo forgive you if you'll go  down ou your kuees and promise, but  I dunno���������I donno. Samuel, are you  awful sorry?"  Mrs. Dolby Retires to Die.  Samuel didn't say. tie smiled a little at Hie picture of himself on his  knees, bur it was n private smile, and  Mrs. Dolby didn't catch it. Besides,  tbe reading grew more interesting as  he progressed Tliere right berore his  eyes was the sratement of a New  Hampshire farmer- dial cows could be  taught to eat old fence rails and dore  on tbem If tbe said rails were first  soaked in whisky. The cost of the  whisky was being mentally figured ou  when Mrs. Dolby rose up and said:  "Well, the end lias come!" .  Xo answer.  "I am going out to freeze to death!"  Xo answer.  "I  cannot   be moved from  my purpose.   Dut you may kis3 me goodby if  you want to."  No kissing.  "All right. Samuel.    I shall die. but  I shan't  haunt  your second  wifei    1  won't be so mean as that."  Xo answer. /  Then she passed out of thedoor and  was gone, and that li.ttle private smile  of rhe deacon's broadened. He Initi-  down the book, went to ihe kitchen  afier an apple and was drawn up to  tlie stove and eating with great relish  when Mrs. Dolby walked iu on tiliu.  Her ears and nose were red and her  feet like ice, bur she didn't suy so.  What she did say was: J  '���������Samuel.  I   rlitnk  it   would cost the  Hrowus n fortune for kerosene.   They  even   burn  a   light   in  the  pantry  at  night."  Mrs. Dolby had decided to live on.  Dr. Grenfell Tells of the Eskimos   ot  tha Labrador Ccast.  "The best-educated people in the  oountry at present are tin; Eskimo."  says Dr. W. T. Grenfell, in his new  book, "Labrador," recently published  by Messrs. Macuiilan.  It is u startling and mortifying sentence, for ulong that rugged coast, the  scene of Dr. Grciifell's self-sftei'ificing  labors as a medical missionary,.there  is a considerable, if temporary population of whites.  And many of the visiting white  : fishermen, chiefly Americans, do not  set a good example to tbe people ol,  the land. They are n ienerous, open-  handed crowd of men," but "they go  fishing and working ' on Sundays  among our people, who, though poor-  er and far more needy of material  wealth, are wise enough to know that  life does not consist in the abundance  of things man possesses.    /  "Almost, without exception, the fts-  kimo can read and write. Many can  ,p!ay musical instruments, share in  part-singing, and are well able to  keep accounts, and know the value of  things. ,.  "[ have known an Eskimo culled in  to rend and to write a letb-'r for a  Newfoundland fisherman; and 1 have  had more than once to ask one lo  help me by playing our own harmonium for us at a .service, because not  one of a large audience could do so.  "I have heard more thnri one Eskimo stand up and deliver an excellent  impromptu speech. Our white population is still very largely illiterate,  though some headway has been made  ol late years.  "There are practically no alcoholic  liquors sold in Labrador; not a  licensed house exists. If liquor is;  sold at all, it is in very small quantities, and clandestinely, in what we  know as 'she-been.'  "Thousands of our fishermen are  absolute abstainers on principle, and  a very strong anti-liquor sentiment  prevails almost universally. Thc results are obvious in the fact that wc-  liave^ uot one policeman stutioned  along the whole coast; not one among  twenty-five thousand people.  "We have no penitentiary, and  there has not been, to my knowledge,  a conviction for drunkenness. During sixteen years I have, personally,  not seen one fisherman drunk."  Dr. Grenfell's chapter on thc Labrador missions contains striking tributes to the work of the Moravian  brethren. At Okkak, where they have  a small hospital, the Eskimo at first  would not subject themselves to the  necessary hospital regulations.  "We carried thither   the   first   patients in our little hospital steamer,  ft  was a  new experience to see   an  Eskimo trying lo accommodate   himself   to a   b"d.    The warmth   of' the j  ward was objectionable; the addition- j  al heat of the b-'dclothes was intoler- |  able.   Covering of any kind they had ;  long disposed of, and even then they j  were   p?rspiring  and   panting. '  1  "Jn a terrible fatal epidemic of  typhoid I had tried to persuade some  of my patients to remain in their  tents when very feverish. In one case  I had endeavored to enforce my ruling by removing the patient's garments Such a trifling 'impediment'  had not daunted him. Why stay under cover when you are hot? Next  morning when I returned, I found  him stark naked, huddled up in the  cold, waiting for the doctor and the  ravished clothes. He eventually recovered, in spite of me."  Of the famous Labrador dogs, Dr.  Grenfell hints at some gruesome  stories. "They are, of course, flesh-  eaters, and, by nature, purely carnivorous. During my years in Labrador  they have killed two children and one  man, and eaten another. In the case  of the second man, the evidence went  to show that he was not killed by the  dogs, though his body was devoured  by them. Only his bones were discovered in the snow; but as his dogs  returned in' good condition after a  fortnight's absence, all of them were  shot.  "Like the dogs who will oven eat  their masters' whips when hungry,  the cod off the Labrador coast have  marvellous digestive powers. I have  myself taken three small cod and  twenty-seven caplin from the stomach  of one postprandial fish, and seen an  excellent gold ring taken from another.  "A book in three volumes was  taken from the stomach of a codfish  off Lynn, England, arid presented to  the vice-chancellor of Cambridge University. Scissors and oilcans testify  to the catholicity of the cod's appetite."  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At present there are a number of peeresses in their own right���������sixteen to be  exact, the one whoso peerage is of  the greatest antiquity being Lady de  lios whose barony���������the premier barony of England���������was created by Simon do Montfort when, after the battle of Lewes he summoned Robert de  Eos by writ in the King's name, to  Parliament. -  Lady de Ros was the only child of  the late Lord de Eos, who died rather  more than two years ago.- Hor husband is a brother, of Lord Dartrey,  and she has three daughters ��������� the  Hon. Mrs. Ross, the Hon. Maude  Dawson and the Hon. Mrs. Wade  Palmer. Having no brother, these ladies arc co-heiresses to their mother's  barony, for it is a peculiarity of English baronies by writ that primogeniture among females is ignored, All  daughters are equal co-heiresses, and  not one of them can obtain the title  until she becomes the sole heiress.  Mut this is not all. Mrs. Ross has  two'sons, and Mrs. Wade Palmer has  two daughters and the barony may remain iu abeyance until thc descendants of thc original co-heiresses have  dwindled down to one person. Because of this peerages have sometimes  remained in abeyance for centuries.  However, the King has a prerogative.  Ue can at any time he chooses confer the dignity on any one of the coheirs.  Two peeresses are minors. Lady  Beaumont and Lady Clifton of Leigh-  ton Uromswold. The first Baron Beaumont was the grandson of John de  Uridine, who held thc glorious dignity of King of Jerusalem.' After being in abeyance for more than 300  years' the barony fell in 1840 to a  "Yorkshire Roman Catholic gentleman,  Miles Thomas Stapleton of Carlton,  His son and successor married \  daughter of thc late Sir Charles Tempest and when he died, fourteen years  ago, he left a little girl, who was  scarcely more than a year old. Less  than three weeks later another girl  was born. The barony was called out  of abeyance in favor of the elder child  before she was two years old.  But Lady Clifton is the baby among  peeresses in- their own right. She was  born at the beginning of 1900, and before she was twelve months old her  father's death made her a peeress. The  heir presumptive is her uncle, Lord  Darnley.  On the death of the late Lord Lovelace, three years ago, his only child,  the great-granddaughter of Byron, became Baroness Wentworth in her own  right. This barony has been held "by  baronesses more often than any other.  First conferred on Sir Thomas Wentworth, Chamberlain to Edward VI.  and a connection of the family of the  same name settled at Wentworth  Woodhouse, near Sheffield, and now  represented by Lord. Fitzwilliam, it  passed in course of time to Henrietta,  the only child of the fifth baron, when  she was a child of ten. ,  Born   during   the   Commonwealth, |  she fell  a  victim  to the glances of [  the Duke of Monmouth, her rents, firer ;  jewels 'and her  credit were lovingly 1  given to forward his plots for usurping ,the���������throne.   From_Henrietta, thex  barony passed to"an'aunt." who was  succeeded by her granddaughter.   Af-  A BOY'S STRUGGLE FOR LIFE  *  Mr, S, J, New, of 154 Enldwln St., Toronto,' lays: I can  con IUrold'i IrouWa to then he hud tho measleji five yean  HAROLD NEW, Toronto  my (ion IUrold'i IrouMa to ������hen he hud tho measleii five ye������ri ago,  from whichho never ie������lly recovered. Some of the Lest phyiiciani  attended him, but with months of (utTerinc he in turn contracted  whoooing cough, bronchitii, and then pneumonia. Mouth after  niunthwent by that we (ball not toon iorftat; months of ileepleu '  nights, fearful couths, wenWning night ������'wea:������, left my boy a mere  nhadoar, He had no appetite, and my heart ached to see  how he was wa<tinRaway. He sucnt one whole summer at  the Lakeside Home for Sick Children, and came home  greatly improved, but the cold winds of Octnber took  him ofrhis feet again. 'Ihe doctor advised ma to (end  him to Muskoka, but heavy doctor's billi had depleted  my financial resources, and such a step seemed out 'af '  th*question." .'..     - ���������    ' u. '.   ..\.'-''  " At this point we tried PSYCHIN R, and human  lipa cannot d^crlbe the change that took place, ��������� No  . word* can expros'lht thankfulness of his mother and  inyselfwhen Kesaw the crisis was over, and rea'iied Vj  that our bor wa< fighting,his way back to Ufa and  ' health,   PSYCHINE had mastered that which  all'  the doctor's prescriptions had failed to check.   Day by  day Harold grew stronger, and all through the winter,  although continually out of doors, he failed to take  cold, and he put on Ae������h very quickly.    By the spring  ' my son was completely cured, and developed into a  .strong, sturdy tail,"  PSYCHINE is the Greatest,  Strength Restorer ^and System  Builder known   to   medical'  science, and should be used for  COUGHS,    COLDS,   WEAK,  LUNGS, LOSS OF APPETITE, WEARINESS.  For Sale by all Druggists and Dealers, 50c and $1,00,  Dr. T. A. SLOCUM, Limited  TORONTO  Pure ������0 o cfinsuresgoodhealth  INSURES PURE  FOOD.  MADE IN CANADA.  E.W.GILLETT CO. LTD. TORONTO, ONT.  Just as Bad.  "AnfinnlM m-e eerriilrily silly."  "How so'r"  "Oh. 11 hull will chase n red parasol  way jicrnss ti leu ai-n- lot, and a bullfrog gt'ts hopping mad at a piece of  red (limnel "  "Kren 111 rlnii the bull has no inr>  nupoly   on  silliness.    I   have  seen  One of the Mysteries.  Speaking of interruptions, the mention reminds one of a story which  Mr. R. I.. Borden, the leader of the  Opposition, tells concerning one of tlie  most highly-respeeled of his following, Mr. Uriah Wilson, the veteran  member for Lennox and Addington,  Ontario. Mr. Wilson rarely .spo.'ilrs,  and never was known to interrupt ex-  eept on one occasion. The occasion  was when Sir William Mulock, then  Postmaster-General, wns making 11  speech in which the sins of the lute  Conservative Government were exposed without hesitation. Rising to his  climax, he demanded, "Why did the  people of Canada return the Liberal  party to power?" While the orator  impressively paused for a reply, the  voice of Wilson of Lennox arose in  the silence, "God only knows."  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Williams'  Medicine Co., B.-ockville, Out.  kenzie, and has a daughter and two  sons, Viscount Tarbat, the heir, is  five.  -When William Amhurst Tyssen-Am-  herst was raised to the peerage in the  '90s, he had no sons but several  daughters, all accomplished and. all  named Margaret after their mother.  The eldest of these, who was married  to Lord William Cecil of the Exeter  family, was granted special remainder  to the barony, and on her father's  death a few months ago became Lady  Amherst of Hackney in her own right.  She has four sons, but no daughters.  The future succession is limited to  heirs male.  A<kir������aa :���������  CANADIAN  SWENSONS   LIMITED,  If you have land to olear, no matter where it is, with stumps, standing trees or srrxall bush alder������ ot  ���������willows, we have the machine anid  apparatus for doing the work, and  we sell cur machine on a  guarainitee thai il will worJt faster, be easier.n-nd more cooiveniient  than any other niiaohine on tli������  market. It is also the only Mai-'  leruble Iron Stump ���������m.acihine rn������ds.  ���������Do not food away time and money-  with old dilapidated oawt iron nut-  ohjines.   If you writ* for Catalogue  "8" you  will  get full  particuLare.  LINDSAY, CANADA.' ton  The negro elovn'or b  ������y m  an'  in the grave���������so she thought���������but lie   town   apartment,    ovorfond    of  mm. .-liase a red 'parasol elea. across 'is sti" buyi^ hi* shoc* ^ t,ic ������"'������  town."���������Houston Post.  s mmm  I It is the standard treatment prescribed by physicians ail over the world  for this dread disease. It  is the ideal food-medicine to heal tlie lungs  and build up the wasting  body.  fOR SALJt BV ALL DRDCCrSTS  8������nd 100,, Bams of paper and thin t4. tot  uur bouutlfu! Biirlnita Uunk anil Olilld'a  Ski'teb.flook. Itaoh bank oonUlu a Goo������  Luck Jr-annr,  SCOTT A BOWNE  126 Walllntton St., Wwl, Toronto, Oat.  By Slow Stages,  Mrs A.���������I do love lohsiers, biit I  never have lliein tit home, because It  seems so liiliumiin lo kill (hern by putting Ihem In a kcttlu nf boiling water.  Mrs. Ft.- (Iraclous: I never kill them  that way. Ii would Ue too horrible. 1  always pur them on In cold water nnd  ler them come to a boll.-Hostori Transcript.  Minard's Liniment tor sale everywhere  Hostess���������It's beginning to ruin,  You'll get wet. 1 think you'd belter  stay to dinner.  Departing Guest���������Oh, dear no! It's  not raining so badly as all that.  So It Wouldn't.  Little Ruth found rliat trie horse had  stepped 011 and broken the leg of one  of her little chickens. looking up at  the horse, she said reproachfully:  "Ob. Bess, how could you bp so cru-e-  fulle.HH? Why. 'this little chicken  wouldn't step on you and hurt you  like that for anything."���������Delineator.  Tr'al is Inexpensive.���������To'those who  suffer   from    dysp-'p.s'a,    indigestion,  rhciinintisrn   or   any   ailment  arising  from derangement   of   the   digestive  system,  a  (rial  of  Parmelee's  Vegetable   Pills  is   recommended,   should  the suffer r    Im   un-ciuii'nled   with  them.   The trial will he inexpensive  and the result wiM b-> mother custo-j  mnr for this exc-lont rn dieiue.   So  effective   is   their  action   thnt  many)  euro* can certainly be tracd to theirf  use where other pills have proved in-j  effective. J  up-  I'"g  words, of the inclining of which he  hadn't the least idea, had been sent  by an eighth floor t"nanl to find a  watch-fob she had chopped out of a  window.  "Is dis what you wanted, ma'am?"  he asked, 113 ho handed over the  pieces. And he added, ns he gleefully  accepted the expected tip: "Was it in  dnt dissected condition when you  drapt it, ma'am?"���������New York Tribune.  Goldsmith's Old  Home.  Acting on a suggestion by Dean  Kelly, of St. Peter's, Athlone. the  \\estmeath Cornty Council have decided to preserve the old home of  Oliver Goldsmith at Lissoy from further decay. "Opposite its gate," the  dean wrote, "is the .ancient fort of  Lisa, of which Goldsmith wrote bin  brother-in-law, Daniel Hodson, 'I had  rather be placed in the little mount  before Lissoy Gate and there take in  to me the most pleasing horizon in  nature. The capacious fireplaci  around which sat the groups depicted  Ml thfJ, 'Vw" ������1 Wakefield* and tlie  Deserted Village' is gone. The ruin  is now- a mere shell, and a zinc-roofed  shed has been erected within it."���������  St. James' Gazette.  Two Failures. '  Two failures met upon the road  And muttered. "Howdy-dol"  Bald one, "I'm here uevaiiHe I bit  Ofr more thnn I could :tievv,"  The* other ������mlled n weary imlie  And ������ald: "I'm here becaune  I never tried ro bile a thing,  Wen red 'twould nurt my Jawt."  ���������-Outrolt ITree i'rttu.  Merchant���������"I   got   my start   in  life)  by picking up a pin.   I bad ben re-1'  fused    employment    by a mnrohntit, I  and  on   my  way  out   I  saw  a  pin,  and���������"  Office Boy���������"I know; I've herd of  that boy so often. The merchant writ  imprcHH-rl wilh your eai-efulness rind  culled you back nnd made you lieiul  of tire firm.".  Merchant���������"No. , I s-nv the pin and  picked it up and sold it for $500, It  was n diamond pin."  Anthony Hope, the Novelist.  - Like Mr. Stanley Weyman, Mr.  Anthony Hope Hawkins, the "Anthony Hope" of novel readers, tried  tho Bar before he took to writing  novels. Briefs did not flow in at-a  dosirnb'e speed, and his energies  were turned into literary channels  To begin with, his efforts were hardly  encouraging. He first book was a  failure, and the MSS. which he hurled  rig.it and left returned boomeranglike, Then came "The Prisoner of  Zenda," followed by a long 'series of  successes.  A WpNDERFUL REMEDY  Orange Lily Is dally curing tht  most obstinate cases of Female Disorders. Falling of the "Womb, Leu-  corrhoea. Painful and Suppressed  Menstruation, etc.. etc., are all of  them relieved from thit start by Its  use, and a. few weeks' or months'  treatment accomplishes a complete  cure." This remedy Is a positive,  scientific preparation, and Is based  on the discoveries of Pasteur and  Lister. It is an applied treatment;  that is, It Is not taken Internally,  but Is applied direct to the suffering  parts, and It,.-therefore, acts with  nil the certainty: of-the known laws       of chemical action.    As It comes In  direct inn tact with the diseased tissue, Its antiseptic and nerve-food properties  cannot������J,olp have a. beneficent influence. I receive from 10 to f.O letters dally,  ���������peaking of thc benoflts and cures* It Is performing, and so Bttre until that It will  do what Is claimed for It I lull I will send, absolutely free, a 33c box to every suffering woman who will write for It. Price, tl per box. which Is sufficient for one  months' treatment.   Address, MRS. FRANCES I. CURRAH, WINDSOR, ONT,   .-.I  TALES FROM THE WONDERFUL^ WEST  Y  k  W. N, U��������� No. 790.  An Old  Habit  Touched by his sad story a'Harris  burg woman roeentlv furni'ili������rl n  nmnl t.o 0 melnnc'K>ly-'o)ki"g hobo  who had applied therefor at the backdoor.  "Why do you stick out the middle  finger of your left, band so straight  while you are ia He?" n k''d thn  popmn<i������iori(ite woman. "Was it ever  broken?"  "Mo, mum."   answered   the   hobo,  with a snuffle.   "But .mring my hal-  f cyon days I wore a diamond ring .on  ���������   thnt finger, and old .habits are hard  ' to brook, mum,"  It is Easy Enough to Be Pleasant ���������  When Monday Goes By Like..a Dream,  When the Labor is Light,-  The Linen is White,  And You're Not Choked to Death  By The Steam.  It is Easy to; Banish Your Troubles   ,  With Royal Crown Soap for a Friend,  'Tis The Best in The West:     \  And We Beg to Suggest   ���������������������������....  You Can Also, at All Times���������Depend  on  Golden West Washing Powder  It, Cleanses���������Purifies���������Beautihos;  And The Premiums are Fine.  (Design Protected by Copyright.)  A  ���������' j  it  'I  %  i  If  i  .1  1  I  1  4  6  It  >7 - -"' Vu>  !  I V    "-I  t    '  THE   LEDGE,   GREENWOOD,   BRITISH COLUMBIA.  K  'i  VI  FELL ON THE STOVE.  BABY   IS  BADLY   BURNED  The younger daughter of Airs. T. S.  Dougall, 523 Flora Avenue,'Winnipeg,  was tai ranging sonic of her doll's  washing on a clothes lack, beside the  stove, when she fell, and her hand,  being thrown out to try and save herself, carne in co-fact with the side'of  the hot stove. She sustained a serious <bum,.,,aniL hT.Js:rcains brought  ��������� her mother quickly to the .spot.'  "I sent to the druggist.for the best  remedy he-had for burns',"'she says,  ' "and he sent back a box of Zam-Buk.  He said . that, there was nothing to  equal itv I -applied this, and-it  soothed the pain, so quickly-that the  child, laughed thr:ugh her tears. I  bound, up-, the, hand ,in Zam-Buk,, and,  , eaeh_ clay applied Zam-Buk "frequently a~nd liberally, until the burn was  "".quite cured.  "The little one was soon able to go  on with.her play-nnd we had no trouble with her during the time the burn'  ���������was bring healed'. * I -would reconi-'  mend ��������� all. mothers' to ke?p Zam-Buk  bandy for emergencies of this kind."  All druggists and stores, sell Zam-.  Buk nt fifty cents n box. Post free  from Zam-Buk Co., Toronto, for price,  and you are warned against harmful  imitations.  INTUITI3N.  ���������    '" A- "Shady"  Place' -:  An hotV.keupcr near New York city  is a Frenchman, and his family know  little more about English, than he  docs. 'His Kiiburbrn hotel stands in  the centre of a square field with huge  trees. . When 'the proprietor wanted  to call attention to this .advantage he  put on his card-;: "The most shady  hotel around New York." The reputation of the place is beyond reproach  and tho propreitor does-not know yet  ��������� why so many peismts smile when  they-rend the line quoted.  Hey diddle, diddle, the cat and   thc  'fiddle,   ,..',,,_  The.cow."jumped over the moon;   ,  The  Beef  Trust  laughed   to. see  the  . ri-ie, y.        ,.      .      -  And, the citizen dined on a-prune.  - Casey���������Ye're a - bar rd worruker,  Doley; how many hods o' morther  have'yez-earned up that ladder th'  day?  Doley���������Whist,0 man! ," I'm foolin'  th' boss."- I've carried the same'hod-  ful up nn' down all "day, an' he  thinks I'm worrukin'l .  Mrs. A.���������"There is nothing like  martrimony to make, a man appreciate the value of money."  Mr. B.���������"That's so. A sovereign a  man-gives to his wife, does look bigger to him than any other, sovereign."  on    in,  ���������"> The  Fond. Mother���������Come  .Hamish.  Hamish���������A w'll na.    -  The Fond Mot'ier���������Come in.  Hamish���������A will n-i.  The Fond Mother���������Come in, nnd ye  shall have another, pot to smash.���������  The Sketch. -   '  The chief hobby" of the Sultan of  Zanzibar, who was educ.ited in Ung-  ���������lish colleges, is collecting clocks, of  which he������. has a large number. . '  These Pills Cure Rheumatism.���������  To the many who suffer from rheumatism a tri.il of"Parmelee's," Voge-.  table Pills is recommended. ' They  have, pronounced action upon the  liver and kidneys and by regulating  the action of these organs act as an  alternative in-preventing the admixture of uric aci 1 and blorA that causes  this painful disorder. They must be  taken according to - directions and  used steadily and they will speedily  give evidence of their beneficial effects.  . "I suppose the servant docs all the  heavy work in your house?" "Not at  all; my wife makes the pins and puddings. "  aulokly Btopfi cougbM,  &���������- throat end  lane*.  colds, heala  . ���������  25 cents.  He���������"When shall we get married?"  She���������"Oh ".fohn,   why  do  you  tnke  our engagement so seriously?"  Dismal Prospect for Rich Women  In - America there ^are twelve women worth all the way from 11 to 85  millions of dollars, and none of them  subscribe to this paper. It is surprising how lucky some women are. It is  probable that none of these ladies  woud have a roupi'e if they had to  take in washing and keep a- man for  carrying parcels. Still wealth is fleeting, and in one hundred years from  now none of these ladies will have a  dollar.���������Greenwood   Ledger.  Instances of the Way It Is Exercised  In Everyday Life.  A surface motorman awakened a  Jrain of thought not long ago when ,he  stopped his ear shortly at a crossing.  There was apparently no one there  waiting to get on, A woman was  itanding.on the curb, not even looking toward the. moving car, yet when  the,,-.-car- came 'to. * this corner  the motorman" brought it'to-a stand-  s������ill,.;and,'sure enough,'the woman  hurried out of the crowd and clambered aboard.' "    ;  "How/d you know that woman wanted _'to get on?" he, was asked as'the  controller was,.thrown ,oji  again  and  the car started  with a jerk.  ���������M "Just felt'it,*" he- laughed- "didn't  know it. 'A fellow's affected that v/ay  in this 'business.- Row many people'  nowadays signal the motorman when  they want him to stop?' It's some sort,  of power, \I guess.that tells me. . I  can't explain just what-it is."  This patient knight of, the motor  voiced one. of '.the' mdst bewildering  psychological truths found in the entire downtown' .propaganda, where  about every nip and tuck of the human habit, custom or peculiarity finds  a shining place. Taking metropolitan  humanity as -a whole, there are few;  "who do-not "use intuition in the course''  of the average workday.  A certain teller, in a large Chicago  bank recognizes intuition as a faithful  and viil,uablc ally, one that can be  put to good uses, though one that is  not in' fallible. A "J. Rufus Walling-  ford" may stroll into this man's bank,  toss a thousand 'dollar check over the  counter in a .blase manner, and something may "tell the teller that the  check isn't any good."  "I just, feel it," he explains this  strange-- power of intuition.  - And _ the i check may be turned  down, or, on the other hand, something may "tell" the cashier that  Una man is good���������he just feels it.  Scoffers "are referred-to the average  policeman.' ' "  Does the city detective always know  a crook when, hevplucks him out of a  downtown' crowd, when the man's  back perhaps is turned to the officer  of the law? _  He feels that the ..shoulders,nnd neck,  ahead of him*���������the head crowned with  a battered "derby���������is, wanted. Often,  he does not know the crook's name  ���������and could not tell why he arrests-him:  ���������until the man is hauled back to thej  station and his photo is.found gracing'  the limelight in the rogues' gallery  some months or years back,, the Lrotui-,  tion in a case of this sort "being ex-j  tremely strong, as records' prove ���������  amply. ; '  Policemen and detectives tne sup-1  posed   to study  the photograph,   the.-  terse   history "and   "story"   of eaofi  crook as they are placed on the city's  police   records/   We   know   that   tti������!  mortal man cannot carry all ,of this  data  in  his  mind,  which  is a  good'  indication of the wonderful power oti  intuition which will draw the detective to the crook like a magnet from  among a crowd of a thousand' people.  '  ������500 Costumes. ��������� .  Nothing in  pageantry  on so  magnificent a scale  as  the  "Festival of  Empire," which is to be held at the  Crystal Palace, has ever before been,  attempted.  Children,' who make the best actors  for pageant purposes, Avill- shortly  commence rehearsals all- over London; and although some of the leading  parte in the pageant will be taken by  people with experience in pageantry,  (he majority of the players���������numbering 15,000���������will be entirely new to the  work. Each principal takes charge of. j  about a dozen minor characters and i  teaches them their parts, and thus the'  pageant is rehearsed for weeks in  fragments.  Wehn the full rehearsal takes place  ���������a few days before the opening spectacle���������each principal will be thorough--  Jy acquainted with the great natural  stagehand with his part. Tlie outlay  on the production will probably be  about $250,000, and some of the costumes worn by the ladies will represent a value of $2,500 each.  Getting Wolf Pups  Four Speaker, the well-known Indian trapper, recently brought in  from the Grand Forks country a female wolf arid nine unborn pups for  which he expected'to receive from J  D. McGregor a b unity of $275. On  having it explained to h'm that pups  weren't pups until they weie boin, he  took the fifty which was coming to  him nnd lit out for Bow Islnnd again  On Tuesday he was once more in  town. This "time he had'a female  and seven ptipv but the latter could  not. have beon'more than a minute,  a minute and a half 'or two minutes  old, when Four Sp?aker cot them.  That .$225 should keep all"the little  Four Speakers in luxury for some  time ���������Medicine  H.it rNc:ws.  Reason for. Slowness       t  "Why,don't you brace up and step  lively?     Don't    walk    through    the  streets as though you were going to  a funeral!"  "1 know it's well enough for you to  talk, but 1 guess1, your feet would  drag, too, if vou were on your way to  thc dentist's.".  "Most men think t they   are   good  husbands,"  . "Well?" '   ,  "And   most \wives  humor  them   in  that belief."���������Kansas Cify Journal.   ;  BOURASSA'S AIDS.  Out in the Cold  Before a sailor is forty he has sail  ed in every s-a. in 1'ic world, but he  has no homo comforts, no representation in parliament, no vote.���������Sir Em  est Shackleton.  A few minutes rest after catirg facilitates  digestion.  A Chicago paper has discovered  that going inte politics will make women's feet larger.  Mrs. Jims���������"Madame Snipper   has  perfected   a  wonderful  invention."  Airs. Tims���������"What is it?"  Mrs. Jims���������"A' revolving   hat;   it  works  so  tint  tho  congregation  can  see all sides of it."  "I see, Mary, that in our city thc-e  is to be one policeman for every 521  inhabitants," said the lady of the  house. "Don't know nnd don't care,"  wai the maid's reply. "I've got mine  already." ,  What  He   Had  Heard  Willie���������"Say, maw, have teeth .got  skin on them?"  ' Mother���������"Why,  no,  Willie."  Willie���������"If thev ain't got skin on  them, then I'd like to know how paw  could catch the 7.10 train every morning. He says he always~catches it by  the skin  of his  teeth.  An Irishman got out of his carriage  at a railway station for refreshments,  but the bell rang an 1 the train left  before he had finished his repast.  "Hould on!" cr'cd Pat, as he ran  like a madman after the car, "hould  on, ye murthen old . stame injin���������  yp've got a passenger on board what's  left behind."  When the children lo������e their appetites, coax them to drink a glass of  cold milk to which a well-beaten raw  egg, a little- sugar and grated nutmeg or vanilla have ben added. It  is very nourishing���������almost as good as  a meal.  Caused   Much  Suffer'ng  and  Alarm������������������  ,   But all is Well Now Since Using  DR. CHASE'S NERVE FOOD.  Nearly everybody gets ssrious when  the heart,is affected.  Headache often tells'of just as great  danger but hea [ache is so common  that it often fails as an alarm signal.  You aro never in gicater danger  than when the noivous system becomes exhausted. For there is then  every reason to look forwaid to some  form of paralysis and consequent  helplessness of mind or body.  Sleeplessness,' headaches, indigestion, irritability, nervousness, loss of  interest in things about you and inability to concentrate the mind nre  some of the symptoms of approaching  nervous collapse.  Let the writer of this letter te.U you  what Dr.'Chase's Nerve Food did for  him when in sticli a condition.  Mr. .J. L-iw, 247"Huriter .sircot, Peterborough, Out., apd who is employed  with the  Peter Hamilton Co., states:  "For a long time 1 wai troubled  with severe splitting headaches, nud  suffered a great, cbul with pains in  the region of my heait, caused no  doubt by indigestion. 1 procured a  box of Dr. Coal's Nerve Foi������d, and  began .this treatment. Since using  this preparation for some time,  1 can say that I f dl quite .different,  and , my "health is veiy much improved. My d'gesfion is good, ,and  the headaches arid p ins about my  heart have not'"troubled me at nil of  late. I can sincerely recommend Dr.  Chase's Nerve Food as a thorough  cure for norvous dyspepsia and its  accompanying symptoms.'.'  You can rely on Dr. Chase's Nerve  Food to bring you s'fely out of  trouble when the nerves become exhausted, bcciusc il supplies in ,condensed and easily assimilated i'orm  the ingredients which nature requires  to build up new nerve cells.,  I/n severe cases treatment must be  regular nnd persistent but you will  soon notice ������igns of improvement  which will give you encouragement.  Whv not (.'et stni'ted on the road to  health to-day? Dr. Chase's Nerve  Food, .00 cts. n box. all dealers or  Kdrnanson, Bates & Co., Toronto.  When You Feel Played Out  There comes a time when your grip on things weakens.  Your nerves are unstrung, the vita] forces low, the stomach  is weak'and the blood impoverished. You feel old age  creeping'.over you.     Be careful  of yourself.     Take  at once; there is' need to renew the life forces. Wealc  nerves, wearied brains, sick stomach, feeble blood, torpid  liver, sluggish bowels���������all feel the quickening effects of  Beecham's Pills. Their use makes all the difference. The  tonic action of these pills upon the vital organs is immediate, thorough and lasting. Theyare Nature's own remedy  ittons  Prepared only by Thomas Beecham, St. Helens, Lancashire, England,  Sold by all Druggists in Canada and U. S. America.   In boxes 25 cents.  J  THIS HINT MIGHT  SAVE YOU MONEY  Tli.e first trust in the United States  to pass the .?10,0n0,fiC0 mark in capitalization was the United States  Leather company, organized in 1893.  Its capital st >ok combined with nn  issue of bonds amount, d to $138,-  000,000.  ,  Order  In the  House.  The French Parliament was not always famous for the excitement and  turmoils of its debates. In tlie old  monarchial days, before tlie revolution,-the sessions of the old Parliament were exceedingly dull and prosy  affairs. One day.it is related, a noble  count was trying to make a speech,  and a very prosy speech it was, while  all the other members were either  chatting or resting. Presently the  president of the body rapped slightly  with his baton.  "If those gentlemen who are talking to each other," said he, "would  kindly make no more noise than thosej  gentlemen who are snoring it would,  be much'-apprcciated by those gentlemen who, are trying to listen."  Very often 'the cheapest and poorest  production yields most profit. Some  dealers with their own profit in view  try to "push" inferior preparations  when Zam-Buk is asked for. . They  talk about "just as good," or "practically the same," etc.  Not one dealer knows whnt is in  Zam-Buk! If any 'dealer tells you  that something else is "just as good,"  ask him how he knows!  Besides, the imitation is never as  good as the genuine article. When  buying Zam-Buk, therefore, be sure  and see the name on the packet. The  name is protected by law, and therein  lies your s::f.-ty.  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Mention yaar  lewa aud deJlef'i name and addrcii  BOOST   YOUR   TOWN   BY   ORGANIZING   A  BRASS BAND  Information on this subject with printed instruotlons for  amateur bands and a printed form of Constitution and By-  Laws (or bands, together with our big catalogue, will bt������ mailed  FREE on request.     Addre-ss Dp-M.  "D."  121 PRINCESS  S T R E E T  WINNIPEG  THE  R.S.  WILLIAMS  & 50N5 CO.,  LIMITED  143 YONCE  STREET  TORONTO  I consider MINARD'S LINIMKNT  the BEST Liniment in use.  I got my foot badly jammed lately.  I bathed it well with MINARD'S  LINIMENT, and.it was as well as  ever next day.  Yours very truly,  t. g. Mcmullen.  Coalman who has been summoned  from the street to a flat on the tenth  storey���������no lift)���������How many hundredweight did you s-iy. mum?  Lady (swe.tly)��������� Oh! I don't want  any coal! -I was.-.only .telling.my little girl thnt if she kept on being  naughty you'd take her nway. in your  big black bag; but she's behaving  better now, thank you very much.-���������  Punch.  An Old Mason's Revenge.  A .fourteenth-century mason ot  Great Sauipiord, pestered with jokes  of tlie squire's son, seized the boy's  scarlet and gold cap, and embedded  it in tlie masonry of the church he,  was building. This, is tlie theory  built up in consertuenoe of the discovery in Uie masonry of. Sampford  Church of a rich cap, which the find,  er, Rev. E. J  "I hope you don't mind me asking," said a woman, diffidently, "but  should I ca'll you professor or doctor?" "Oh, call me anything you  like," was the great man's rejoinder,  "some people call me nn old idiot."  "Really,"- the lady mvrmured, with  sweet innocence, "But then they  would be people who knew you intimately.'"  Cutting  Remarks  "So you and y^ur boss are having  trouble, eh?"  "Yes; 1 gave him an awful raking,  today."  THEY TOOK HIM  OUTJF HIS BED  DODD'S   KIDNEY    PILLS    CURED  MR. ' F.    McAULIFFE'S  LUMBAGO  Lachute man, after fourteen years  suffering, finds health and strength  in an old Reliable Kidney remedy.  Lachute,   Que.    (Special). ��������� After  fourteen years    of   suffering,    which  Roberta, vicar of thei  started frjin  plucrisy,    followed    by  SANATIVE   ANTISEPTIC  SHAVING  Not only is-Cuticura Soap, assisted  by Cuticura Ointment, unuvalled for  preserving, purifying nnd beautifying  the skin and hair, nut it is a luxury  for shampooing, bathing and especially for shaving. It possesses in modified form the medicinal, emollient,  sanative and antiseptic properties ot  Cuticura Ointme'nt, while, supplying a  firm, moist, non-drying, creamy and  fragrant hither. After shaving, and  before bathing the face, gently anoint  the shaven pints with a bit of Cuticura Ointment. This method renders  frequent shaving a pleasure and^ commends itself to men with tender,  easily irritated skins, and as a preventive of iiritarion and inflammation of the hair glands which, if ne-J  glected. often lend to obsMnote and  disfiguring eruptions.   .  Man of High  Ideals  "So you don't care    to    encourage  that young poet    with   his   ethereal  ideas?"  interrogated   the  cfgar salesman.  "1 don't care a continental about  his ethereal ideas," growled the groc-  eryman.  Minard's  Liniment Cures Burns,  Etc.  Almost   Worn   Through  Dick���������I   am   thinking  about   dropping [ntQ_p_onlr}\_ _J)ou you think the  "old sofa' on wt-ich" we court ell  would"  be a good subject?  Dolly���������No.  I  Thi ik  that   would  be  a worn out subject.  Fighting Statesman  and  Lieutenants  Are Picturesque Men.  The meteoric career of Le Devoir,  Mr. Bourassa's new Wont real daily,  has been interrupted by the departure  from hii staff of his two chief lieutenants, Mr. Oliver Asselin and Mr. Jules  Fournier, men who The Montreal Hqr-  ald says, attracted libel suits as naturally as water attracts, ducks.  "Asselin," says The Herald, "claims  to have been reared"below* Quebec  and to have come to Montreal, where  he began on The Herald in 1899,, by  way of New England. Materially,  there are circumstantial proofs of the  claim, but in essence he hails straight  from one of Dumas'- novels of the  Fronde. He is a disturber of the  peace of people in high places, because he is a person of enthusiasms'  who is quite careless of consequences.  He never measures his likes or dislikes. He has always' a cause to fight  for, nnd in fighting he puts his own  convenience last. Like our sriost distinguished lacrosse and hockey players, he excels in breaking the rules  and iu being penalized for it. Hi\-  worst break was when he struck a  Quebec Minister on the floor of the  Legislature; that and other things  have taken him behind pris.on wall.-  and into the dock. On the other  hand, a very successful and very  honorable Montreal public man, in  whoso interest Asselin' bad worked  like a Trojan for weeks together,  after many unencouraged hints about  remuneration, mailed him a check for  a tidy sum. It came back by the  next mail, with the' comment that  when he worked for his friends he  worked for friendship. When he Iuh  been really pressed for money tlie fact  has been indicated by public advertisement of the tle-iire to sell soma  valuable books.  "Health he has always treated as  quite secondary. Those whom he has  so relentlessly pursued say be-is a  neurasthenic; in the middle of one of  his hardest battles he fell at his work  the, victim of a painful ailment, fo'm  which, by dint of not giving in to it,  he soon alter recovered. His moods  inter change between r-iirdonic .bitterness, which he indulges when some  unworthy act has excited hi? reprobation, and light-hearted banter, that  bubbles up when someone has invited  contempt. At St. Henri,-during tho  campaign on the Board of Control  referendum, he had the hall laughing for near an hour as lie portrayed  the postures in which the aldermen  had been exposed by Judge Cannon,  and, then, suddenly, instantly, his  thin face lit up by a flash of passion,  sent a shiver over the whole audience  with a fiery aside about the long procession of little white coffins in the  summer months.  "In the Fronde he would have been  at home, and would have broken  himself cheerfully for the cr-i of  Henri of Guise or Henri of Navarre.  Here he has forced, the fighting for  "another Henri, who until lately had  not to worry about actions in damages for libel. He has done as much  as, perhaps more than, any other man  to train and hold together the Nationalist team, which has shown  fighting power out of proportion to  its numbers and resources.  "Fournier is like and unlike. He  is reckless, but he has a sense of  humor. Understatement has no charm  for him, and he is not scrupulously  fair, but he does put oil with his  vinegar. Proof against the influence  of mere fact, he is a little proud of  not being sure whether the .libel  actions against him aggregate $115,-  000 or ?I65.000. He loves to threaten  others with the treatment they have  meted out to him, and actually glories  over having been nut in jail for a  political offence. While he was there  he took revenge on his jailer by  treating him to a weekly dose of ridicule. When the municipal elections  were over and the Twenty-three were  overwhelmed,    he   summed    up   the  know-''  Tommy  Knew  Teacher���������"Tommy,    do'   you  anything about mythology?"      '   s     :  'Joiiuny���������"A little, inn.'am.".' , -  ''Teach e r ��������� "Well,    what    happens-|  when    I'lin    iirriu'.s    and announces  spring?" . , - -  Tommy ��������� "We   have     pancakes.  ma'am." .      '   -,  A small amount of chopped figa-/  will gieally unpic/vo a nut and (apple ���������������  salad.  Catarrh Cannot Be Cured  with LOCAL APPLICATIONS, ������s they cannot reaeft  tbe seat ot tbe disease.    Catarrh Is a blood or comtt-  tutlona! disease, aud In order to cure It you must tak*  Internal remedies.   Hall's Catarrb Cure Is taken Internally, and acta directly upon the blood and mucoui' ;  surfaces.   Hall's Catarrh Cure Is not a quack medicine,  it was prescribed by one ot the best physicians  In this country tor yetrs and Is a rccular prescription.  It is composed or the best tonics known, combined  with the best blood p'uriners. acting directly on the '  mucous  surfaces.    The perfect combination of the  two Ingredients Is what produces such wonderful rs- < '-'  suits ia curias catarrh.   Bend for testimonials, free. -   '  F. J. CHENEY A CO., Props., Toledo, O.,  Sold by DruKBlsts. price 75c. ,  Take Hall's Family PUIS for constipation.  "Mr.'jtfsNabber," replied  the min-   '  istcr, gravely, "tak' my advice.   Bide .  at liame an' keep them."   ,        '        "J  Bickle's   Anti-Consumptive  neecjs  no   recommendation.  Syrup', '  To  all.',  who"are familiar with it, it    speaka  for itself.    Years of use in the treat-  ���������  ment of colds and couirhs^and all" at-, "  fections of the .throat'has unquestion-"'  ably established its place among the  very best medicines for such -diseases.  If you give it a trial you will not regret  it.    You  will  find  it 25     cents-  well invested  Clothes can be made extra white  by a little kerosene added to the wash  water.  Minard's  Liniment    Cures    Dandruff.  Try  tomato juice  instead  of milk-,  for the omelet.  Why suffer from coring, when they  can be painlessly rooted out by using  Halloway's Corn Cure.  Toper���������"What shall I take to remove the redness from my nose?"  Doctor���������"Take nothing��������� especially  between  meals."      ���������  Nearly  nil  chil !ren  are  subject  to  worms,   and   many    nre    born    with  them.   Spare them suffering by using-  Motlier  Graves' Worm Exterminator,  the best remedy of the kind that can .  be bad.  Old Gotrox���������What ae your prospects, young man?  Harduppe ��������� Fine; your daughter  has just piomir-'cd    to    marry    me.  HOW  TO  Master���������Huber, look well at  flowers and leaves of this tree  tell me what it is.  Iluber���������A pear tr^o, sir.  Master���������Good;    t-.-ll   me   how  knew it.  Htibor���������'Cos  I  ate  some  pears  it hist year.���������Fliegende Blnctler.  the  arid  you  off  MAKE  BABY  SLEEP  parish, hits presented to the"Saffron:; dropjical swellings, and culminated in I'D A TV   BLOOD  11'..1.]....     lf....A..������. -      Innilntm        no.I      /l/itifi.if,  I litm      In     lilu  ;���������'***' UXJWi^  Walden Museum.  Artillery Disaster  During artillery practice at TughW  t,rely  reoo'ercd  h  kabad Camp, India, a shell accident-! ftyf.wlit.ho),;V1.!>C.S!;  ally dropped among the marking party!, f.'"sf, u (->lm,eO  ,.r���������i   nv������,t,i,i,u4     rin.,1    to    n   CTo..j   l ins.  Luriibngo, and confined him to his  bed, Malnchi F. McAu'.iffe, a .'well-  known-resident of this place, has en-   a  health,  and  he  ation,  "I  am sure  to  Dodd's  Kidney  and exploded. Lieut. J. S. B. Harvey, 94!h Company Koyal Garrison.  Artillery, and one gunner were killed,)  and three gunners were seriously,  wouncL'd.  A Use For ft.  Cop���������What's the trouble here?  Pugnacious   Individual���������That   man  gave me the lie, '  Cop-   sidewalk  use it the next time you go fishing,  ve me the he. ' ' I Lumbago  Cop���������Well, you can't block up the;-^ tlioy fai  lewalk with it. .Take.it home and1 'flien I turr  Send for free sample to Dept. N.U., Nn-;  tionul.Drug & Chomical Co., Toronto,  Her Answer.  "Where are you going, my pretty  maid?"  "I'm going to sneeze, kind sir," she  said.  "Tell me what at, my pretty maicV':  "Atchoo! Atchool" was all she aaid.'  ,      No Latitude '  An Irish school inspector was examining a class in geography. He  had propounded a question regarding  longitude and received a correct answer from t!ie lad undergoing the ordeal.  .  "And now," be said, "what Is latitude?"  After a brief silence a bright young-  ster, .with n merry twinkle in his eye,  said: .  "Please, sir, wojiave no latitude in  Ireland.   Father Rays the British gov-, ....���������......_. --  eminent won't allow us nny.'V-Lon-l he-added in a gentler  don Scraps. ! sor-iT for yo  a' tlio s  I was laid up with Pleurisy, which  affected my kidneys," Mr., AicAuliffe  continues. "I suffered a great deal of  pain, especially in my back. I was  also terribly troubl:d with dropsical  swellings, and finally, after many attempts to get ,'rid of my trouble,. I  found mys.lf coinpelLd to give up  and was confined to my bed with  I tried many medicines  led to do me any good,  ncd ,t'-j Dodd's Kidney  Pills, and after taking one box I felt  greatly relieved. I took several more  boxes and found myself completely  cured."    ������_,    '.  Dojci's Kidney Pil.'s    always    cure  any nnd all forms of Kidney Disease.  Sir John Batty Tuke, the eminent  mental specialist, who does not intend to seek re-elect.'on for the University of St. Andrew's and Edin-  'burgh, lntely had a strange experience. In the course of some recent  repairs at his private nsylum near  Kdinbuigh, the workmen were strictly enjoined not to converse with any  of the patients. Ona morning Sir  John appeared on the scene and addressed a casual query to a painter.  This merely elicited a stony stare.  When the qivation was repeated thc  workman exclaimed: "wa'wi ye.' ye  delecrioiiR donvil, I canna be bothered wi' ye." Then, as if reflecting that  this remonstrance was too crushing,  tone, "Rut I'm  same.'  is the direct and inevitable result  of irregular or constipated bowels  and clogged up kidneys and skin.  The undigested food and other  waste matter which is allowed to  accumulate poisons the blood and  the whole system. Dr. Morse's  Indian Hoot Pills act directly on  the bowels, regulating them���������on  the kidneys, giving them case and  strength to properly filter the  blood���������and on the skin, opening  up the pores. For pure blood and  good h':nlth take  DR. MORSE'S  INDIAN    ROOT    PILLS  The baby V at cries half the night  does not cry for nothing.   It cries because it is not well, and has no other  moans of saying so.   The chances arc  the trouble is clue to some upsetting  of    the   .stomach  or  bowrh,    which  would    be    speedily removed, if  the  child    wire   given a do-e of Baby's  j Own   Tablets.''    These Tablets make  i children sleep soundly and naturally  ! because they remove the cause of the  ��������� crossness and wakefulness'.   Thev ore  ia blessing to children and a relief to  ! worried mothers.   Mrs. John Sickles,  j Douglastown,   N.R.,   says:    "If  any-  i thing ails rny Tttle   ones   the    first  thing I give them is a close of Baby's  Own Tabl ts and they are soon well  ! again."   Sold by medicine dealers or  j by mail nt 25 cents a box from The  I Dr.  Will'ams'  Medicine  Co.,   Brock-  ! ville, Out.  Matters of Business  Hoax���������Fact.    He kept a stationery  kept a diary right through the whole  year,  .loax���������Ccme off!  Hoax���������Fact. He kept a stationery  day's work in the line, If this goes \ s[orti,  on there will soon be nobody to write  against.' The queer twists he irave  to political discussion were a feature  of the personal journalism Le Devoir  sought to introduce. Once he protested against the severity with which  Senator David treated Laurier in his  ������������������ccent writings, but there in? a foot  note, 'this is not serious.' To a personal question whether he bore any  relation to a distinguished, judge of  "his"name. "His answer was, 'I am not  in any sense a seigneur, nor kin to  them." near or far; I am a roturier,'  which is to say, at the other extreme  of the scale. Anyhow ho has a pleasant talent, and "the bump of comba-  tiveness may flatten out. _ He is another of Bourassa's brigadiers."  Singularly  "Singular, isn't, it?"  "What?"  "The present is only the future we  had in the pnst."���������Boston Telegraph.  1  Canadian   Etchers  V/in   Fame.  Two Canadian artists who are gradually winning fame for themselves in  Furope nre Frank Milton Arminnton  and his wife, Caroline Helena Arm-  ington. They are both painters and  etchers, and their etchings have attracted special attention'. A number  of typical specimens of their work  have' been accepted by both the British and South Kensington Museums.  This speaks volumes for their work.  As all the world knows, it is no easy  matter, nothing is accepted by either  of these institutions unless it is beyond reproach and above the ordinary  in conception.  Mr. Armington has nlso had the  honor of being made a member of the  Royal Society of Painters-Etchers and  Kngravers of England. His work is  also to be seen in the Alto Pinokotbek  Museum of Munich, and in the Con-  gre.xsional Library of Washington.  Both Mr. and Mrs. Arniington nre  earnest workers, aud are rapidly becoming known as: such. They are  both charming personalities, and their  -.tudio is an ideal one. Though a number of discerning Canadians have .acquired specimens of their work, it ia.  a singular fact that etchings are not  classified as works of art, and are  compelled to pay only on admission to  Canada:  is the word to remember  when you seed a remedy  4> m  I VETERAN SCRIP I  FARM LOANS  Empire  First.  Let a great danger threaten, and  loyalty to party nt once gives w-ay to  loyalty to country. Rightly considered, loyalty to party should not exist  except as a means of rendering effective loyalty to country.  We will accept a first, mortgage on improved farm land and  scll_ 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.  ���������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������^���������������������������������������������^������������������^  Your  Clothe*  iiiftiiiai  0NEDYtroRALLWMM woosos.  Just Think of It! With tho SAMS Dn  you c tricolor ANY kind of cloth Parfootly-N*  chance of mistakes. All colors to treat* from  ���������out- Druiyrist or Dealer, ' Sample Card and  Booklet Free. Tha John������on-RJoh������nJ������*n  Co.. Limited,   Dept. P., Montreal, Qua,  Mr. McNabb-r, says the London  Daily Mailr had just told his pa������tor  thnt ho was planning n trip to the  Holy Land,  "And-while. I'm th-.'re," he continu-  "d, "I'll road the ten commandments  aloud frae the top of Mount Sinai."  Mr, Bigheart���������"Wiggins, old boy,  ve Tiftvc raised :$50 to get the boss a  ChriHtma.s present, and we want something that will mnke a show for the  money���������something that will look big,  you know, Can't you suggest something?"  Wipginn���������"Sure. Buy $50 worth of  rice and boil it,"  This is tho  Time to  Organize  Instruments, Drums, Band Music, Etc.,  EVERY TOWN CAN HAVE A BAND  Lowest prices ever quoted. Kloo cntaloBtio,  over Mil illustration-., mailed free. Write us  for anything In Mus'c or Musical Instrumen s,  WHAIXY. ROYCE <���������/ CO., Limited  Toronto, Ont.. and Winnipeg, Mao.  SPECIAL NOTICE  TO COUNTRY MERCHANTS AND AGENTS'  Agents Wanted by B. SHRAGGE,  396 Princess St., Winnipeg, to pur>  chase for him scrap copper and bras*,  cast and wrought iron, old rubber  boots and i,hoes and crown lagor  quart, pint and whiskey bottles  JNULJUJito-JML  -,  ���������m  ���������-if  ,TT|  i������m������������ra 'IHE. LEDGE,    GREENWOOD,    BRITISH   .COLUMBIA.'  The  Union  A  Eholt, B. C.  GOMFORTABL  HOSTELRY  John ������L ]Wc|VIast;ei^  Proprietor.  J. R, Cameron.  Leading Tailor of the  Kootenays.'.'  Kaslo, B, 0.  Mountaineer and Kootenay Standard Cigars.  Made by  3. #. tiKlto $ fifo.. nelson  Kelson,  OKO. T. WKl.l.S, Proprietor.  First-class in everything.  Steam heat, electric light,  private baths.. Telephone  in every room. First-class  bar and barber shop.  'Bus meets all trains.  S^SfZ^ffiSB^SSjg  PHOENIX Sg  lintel   tn   tbe  Voir  OTi  The nearest hotel to the ������fe  Grauby mines.   One of the Cy  largest dining rooms in the $jU  city.   The bar is   replete ������jj  with nerve bracers' of all 'Vj  kinds, and tlie most fra- iv  grant cigars.   Drop up and ������r  see me. T]]  A. 0. JOHNSON g  PROPRIETOR  PUBLIC NOTICE.  GREENWOOD CITY WATERWORKS  CO,  KNOB HILL HOTEL,  PHOENIX.  Provides pleasant rooms and substantial meals for the public. The  bar is replete with beverages that  please aud satisfy any kind of  thirst.. OHAKLES HAG AN.  WESTERN - - HOTELS.  TIIK   KOOTENAY  Sanilon, B. C,  SALOON  has a line of nerve  bracers unsurpassed in any mountain town ot the Great West. A  glass of aqua pura given free with  spirits nienti.  TKEMOST   HOUSE  Nelson, B C, iB run on tin1. American and European plan. There,  is nothing yellow about the bouse  except the gold in the Bale.  Mulono & Ti-fg-lllin.  NKWMAKKET   IIOTKI.  Is the home for all tourists and  millionaires visiting Now Denver, British Columbia.  Henry Strgc. Propr.  Pioneer  Hotel  Gpeenxxiood, B. 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 spppliea only tbe best  Corner of Greenwood and Government  streets.  J. W. ftelsoft  THE  Arlington Hotel  GREENWOOD  Is the place for Peep-o'-Day Cocktails    and   Evening   Night-Capp.  Buttermilk a specialty during the  warm season.  Dempsey, & Rippeto.  THE   PKOV1NCB    HOTEL  Grand Forks, is a large three-  storv brick hotel that .provides  the "public with good meals and  pleasant rooms. A new building  but the same old rates.  Kmil l.ursun. Proprietor,  IjAKKVIKW  Nelson,  HOTKLi  in JNelson, B. C., employs all  white help and is a home for the  ���������world at 51.00 a day.  B. L, Crilllth, Proprietor.  THE   KASLO   IIOTKL  Kaslo, B. C��������� is a comfortable  home for ali who travel to that  city.  Cocltlo & Piipwortn.  SHERKKOOKE   HOUSE  NelBon; B. C One minute's walk  from C. P. R station. Cuisine  unexcelled; Well heated and ventilated.  Boyer liros., Proprietor  With a view to the better preservation of the Public Highways  the attention of the public is herewith directed to the urovisions of  THE HIGHWAY TRAFFIC REGULATION ACTAMENDMENT  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 the 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 4 wheeled vehicles  shall not carry a load in excess of  the following:-  Ou tires under 3 inches...2000 lbs.  On tires 3 inches  in  width  and  under four inches 3000 lbs.  On tires 4 inches in  width  and  under five inches 0000 lbs.  On   tires   5   inches    in    width  and over G000 lbs. and over.  AND NOTICE is hereby given  that the Act in every respect  must be Btrictly complied with.  Any person guilty of au offence  against this Act shall upon summary conviction thereof before a  Justice of the Peaco 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. McMynn,  Government Agent.  Greenwood, May 19, J 910.  THE LEDGE  Is published every Thursday at Greenwood, B C , and the price is $i a year,  postage free to all parts of Canada, and  Great Britain. To the United States and  other countries it is sent postpaid for  J2.50 a year. Address all letters to The  Ledge, Greenwood, B. C  R. T. LOWERY,  PUBLISHER.  GREENWOOD B. C, JUNE 9, 1910.  A blue mark here indicates that  your   Subscription   has  become   deceased,   and  that the editor   would  once more like to commune with  your collateral.  THE SCOTT ACT.  NEIvSON, B. C.  wholesale  dealers in  Produce   and   Provisions  Frank Fletcher  Provincial Land Surveyor,  Nelson, B. C.  QUEEN'S HOTEL,  PHOENIX,   B.   C.  The Newest and Largest  Hotel in the City. Everything neat, clean and comfortable. Steam heat and  electric light. Meals and  drinks at all hours.  E.  V. CIHSHOLM, Propiurtok.  DANNY DEANE, Manager.  VUVB HOTKL, NKLSCJf, 1$. O.  Itii? Schooner Beer or Half and Half. 10c.  The best dollar a day honsc in tlio city.  Travellers will tinii this n plensunt lotre.  The rooms are eioHn ami comfortable anil  the meals tasty and substantial.  JACK Git A XT, Froi>rlotor.  BRIIJKSVIT.LH   IIOTKT..  JRi-idodvillo. U. O. Provides excellent  HCiommnilation for louris-H uud travellers. Flesh Eirit-i nnd Butler. Special  Irish Whiskey always on hand.  T1H13IAS   WALSH,    Proprietor.  MINKKAI, ACT  Certificate of Improvements"  no ncro  Silver Cloud fractional Mineral Claim, alluate  In the Greenwood Minim; DivNioii of Yale  District. Where loi-atcd : Tn Skylark Camp.  , TAKK NOTfOK that I, John William Nelson.  Free Miner's Certificate No. 11 -.'05fia. intend,  sixty tlii>s from the date hereof, to apply to the  Mining Recorder for u Certificate of improve.  incuts, for tho purpose of obtaining a Crown  Grunt to tho above claim.  And further take  notice  that, action,   under  section   .17. must   be  commenced   before  tho  issuance of such CnrtiHcateof liiim-ovciiKtiU  Dated tliiHXIrd (lav nf April. A. n.inlo.  .JOHN Wll, 1,1AM NKLSO.V  LOWERY'S CLAIM  During the 37 months that Lowery's  Claim was on earth it did business nil  over the world. It was the most  unique, independent ond fearless journal ever produced in Canada. Political  and theological enemies pursued it with  tlie venom of a rattlesnake until the  government shut it out al tlie mails,  and its editor ceasad to publish it,  paitly on account of a'lazy liver nnd  partly because it takes a pile of money  to run a paper that is outlawed. Ihere  are Btill 25 different editions of this condemned journal in print. Send 10 cents  and get one or $2 50 and get the bunch  11. T LOWEUY,  Greenwood, B. C.  COAL, PROSI'ECTING NOTICE.  Nolice is hereby given, that thirty days after  date, I intend to apply to the Hon. Chief Commissioner of Lands and Work* for a license to  nrosnect for coal and pctro!enn on tho following described lands in tliuSiintlkam-en District  liritish Columbia. Commencing ut a post at  the S. W corner of Lot HI, thence South  eighty chains, thence East eighty chains, thence  North eighty cliain������, tlienee WYsteifrhty chains  It tlio place of bog-innirit,' and containing C10  acres.   Dated this 7th da.- of May, 11)10.  CHARLES J. LEGGATT.  Through the sharp work of Dr.  Spencer, the people of this province  will soon be annoyed with that  rank old failure from the effete  east, commonly known as the  Scott Act. Its adoption in this  fair western province will increase  strife, - trouble, dissension, blind  pigs,  drug stores and boot  legs.  The Act provides that no alcoholic beverage of any kind can be  sold in a Scott Act district except  on a medical certificate, or for  sacramental purposes. ��������� No brewery  or distillery situated in a Scott Act  district can sell for local consumption, the product must be shipped  out, and can only be consigned to  a district in which the Scott Act is  not in operation. No merchant,  trader or wholesaler, even though  already e-tablished in a Scott Act  district, can sell for local consumption except for medical purposes.  On the other hand tliere is nothing  to prevent the unlimited importation of liquor from the outside po  long as it is purchased and paid  for on the outside. The, administration of the Act and its penalties  are so drastic as to be unfair and  un-English. Unlimited power is=  placed in the hands of local magistrates against whose decision,' if  they are of the status of a stipmi-  dary, there is no appeal. An  amendment has recently been incorporated which throws the onu?  on an accused, who must prove his  innocencp, instead of ou the accuser to prove his'guilt. The penalty for a first offence is SoO or a  month's imprisonment, for -a "sec -  ond offence SI00 or two months,  aud for a third and every subsequent .offence imprisonment for  four months without the option of  a fine. The most unrestricted  authority is given to search premises, even including private houses,  to discover liquor where it is supposed to be kept or used in violation of the Act.  THE HOTEL GRANBY  Is pleasantly situated in the heart  of Grand Forks, and is convenient  to all the leading financial and  commercial institntinus of the city.  Travelers will find it a comfortable  place to sojourn when in the city.  FRED RUSSELL  MINKUAr, ACT  Certificate of Improvements  NOTICB  Gold Drop, Homesluke. and Gold Drop No. 2,  Fractional  Mineml Claim.-, situate iu the  Orcenwooil Mining Division  of Yalo District.   Whore located : On Dry Creek.  TAKK NOTICE that I,  Isaac II. Hallett. as  agent for  ICC. II  Frith. Free Minor's Curtitl-  ciiro No. 11 SfifAl; D. A. Mncilonnld, Free Miner's  Ceitit'ieute No. l������i!.Vi.'l,-C. H. Fair, Free Miner's  CeriiilcateNo. lliU'illi; II P. Stow, Free Miner's  Cerfllioatc No. UMW, II". 8.  Simmons   Free  Miner's OrMlloiitfi No. riL'lWM; and J. L. While,  Free  Miner's Certiliealo  No.  U2C3UI    intend,  sl.xtv days  from  the  date  hereof    to. apply  to  'tlio   Mining   Recorder for Certificates of  lull rovements,  for   the   purpose of obtaining  Crown Ornnts of the above claims.  And further take notice that action, under  section 37, must bo commenced before the issuance or such Ccrtiricates of Improvements.  Dated tills lOthday of itfay, A. D. 1910.  I. IT. HAliLiETT.  GREENWOOD  AND  Leaves Greenwood for Spokane  at la. tn., and for Oroville at 2:30  p, tn. J������ MoDoneix.  BARRED   ROCK  CHICKENS  FOR   SALE  EGOS FOR SETTING, $1 for 13.  It. J. CHAMBERS, Anaconda,B,C,  R JAYNES  Gold Coin Butter  made from  Pasteurized Cream.  Pastry Baked Daily and Always Fresh.  Take your Repairs to  A D.MORRISON  Grand Forks, the Leading  Advertising Pays.  (The New York Sun.)  Patrons of an hotel dining room  stopped eating while a piping hot  boiled potato of extraordinary size  svas carried across the room and  set before a man seated at a center  table.  "Brought it himself, all the way  from Oklahoma," said the manager. "He brought enough to last  him all the time he is here. He  keeps them in his own room and  sends ono down just in time to  havo it cooked for dinner. Yes,  they are good potatoes but that  isn't why he brought a sackful up  from Oklahoma. He is in the  potato business, and he eats his  own potatoes as an advertisement.  A potato of that size carried across  tho room held up high at arm's-  length is going to attract atteution  anywhere. It makes folks ask  questions, and pretty soon tlie  reputation of those potatoes is  made.  "Tliere are other fellows as  enterprising as this Oklahoma chap.  Every year an apple grower from  Oregan plays tho same game. He  brings samples.of bis best apples  along, and has them served in style  that are bound to make people  look."  MISCKLI.ANKOUS.  Mint juleps and other summer  drinks at Windsor. ,  The Windsor hotel is rioted for  its tender chicken dinners.  Wisdom comes with years, if  folly doesn't beat it out.  Wise men and fools may wear  hats of the same size.  Many a woman has lost a good  friend by marrying him.  Steel fishing rods, ranging in  price from S3 up, at Coles' Book  Store.  Pawnbrokers prefer people who  have no redeeming qualities.  A mean man seems to think the  end justifies the means. ,  The bandmaster frequently puts  on more airs than the band can play.  Rods, reels, hooks, flies and  fishing tackle of all kinds,at Coles'  Book Store.  .  Conscience ought to feel ashamed  for making cowards of us all.  The K and H cigar has jumped  into prominence through the excellent flavor of the tobacco out of  which it is made.  ' A Yankee at "tho point of death  whittled the point off and got well.  Found.���������A saddle, on my pony's  back. Owner call for same and  pay for ad. Mrs. R. J. Chambers  Anaconda. B.^C.  The things that come to those  who wait are the-things no-one  else wants.  Swiugiug in a hammock is a de-  lightfnl summer pastime. ' J. L.  Coles sells them at prices ranging  from 81.75 to ������7.50.  One half of tne world doesn't lie  awake worrying how merchants  who don't advertise live.  Smokers in B. C. are arquainted  with the Royal Seal cigar. Is is  made in Nelson and smoked in all  the mountain towns.  Many a woman's idea of economy  is to cook too much in order to  make dainty dishes of the leftovers.  In Phoenix 1ST. J. Carson & Co.  carry a large stock of gent' furnishings, clothing, hats, boots and  shoes. Drop in and have a rubber.  It's -when a man is aider a cloud  that wo aro inclined to see hiis in  a bad light.  Amateur photographers should  have their work finished by John  H. James, and gain the advantage  of his experience. Cameras examined free of charge.  The average girl is prouder of  her engagement ring than she ever  will be of her husband.  There are no blanks iu a box of  K and H cigars. They all draw  aud omit an aroma that perfumes  the ozone when set on fire. It is  "ever a~ pleasure'"to "follow "a mart  who is  smoking a K and H .  It takes a wise man to conceal  the fact that he knows anything  when he goes into society.  In Phoenix, D. J. Matheson ha?  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.  Matheson if you feel an interest in  fire insurance.  ,r TS"FROM CRAIG'S IT'S GOOD.  Nabob Tea, per  Nabob'Coffee'  SPECIAL  lb.  THIS   WEEK,  45c  45c  Nabob Desert Jellies  -McOormick Soda.Bis,  3 for" 26c  , box 35"c  Look out for the Display of Useful Crockery  Gents'Furnishings, Boots and Shoes..    -    .  TREET.  " Unequalled for. Domestic Use.  G0.  Dealers in Fresh and Salt Meats, Fish,  and Poultry. Shops in nearly all the  towns of- Boundary and Kootenay.  ttL^4lft/tor^rQr^^r^^r^rty^t}<%r%r^r^^r^^%faQrty<br^/q^ty<fr>Q^,'  ' The  GREENWOOD     .  Is situated in the heart of, the city and "within  "stepping distance of all the banks, restaurants,  express, stage, itelegraph offices, etc. The building is heated with hot water and has a radiator  in every-room. The bar contains a large variety '  of brewed, vinted and distilled beverages suit-.,  ablo to the tastes of a cosmopolitan population.  Come in and have something.  J. H. GOODEVE - ��������� ��������� PROPRIETOR  of tho Boundary District  CITY  T. THOMAS,  LLDR,  K. W. WIDDOWSON, ASSAYER  AND CHEMIST���������Charees: Gold, .silver, copper or lead, 81 each ; gold-  Hilver, $1.50; silver loud, SI.50; gold-  .silver, with eoppor or lend, $-2.50; zinc,  $2; flilver-leiid-zinc, #). Prices {for  other inetnlg on application,   Longdis-  Baggage transferred to  any part of tlie City. Furniture moved to any part of  the District. General Dray-  ing of all kinds..,  ���������gthvcv  mjHsmp  A "Trading" Rat.  An animal whose instinct teaches  it to give something in  return  for  that which nature has taught it to  steal should  be capable of a business education, obrerves the Phila  delphia    North     American.      A  curious statement is made about  the "trading" rat, which is one of  the unique and interesting animals  met with in the Rocky Mountains.  , Miners   of   the   region   declare  that,   although   these   rats   enter  houses,   camps  and   mines,    and  take things that do not belong to  them, they never take an article  without leaving something in  its  place.   They conduct a trade, and  hence their name.  They enter dwellings at night  and steal anything they can iind,  carrying away spoons, knives and  forks, bub invariably leaving a  chip, stick, or stone in place of  each article taken away.  It's a good thing for lots of us  that the prayers of our enemies are  Mr. Dooley on Capital and  Labor.  "It was different win I was a  young  man,   Hinnissy.    In   thim  clays capital an' labor was friendly,  or labor was.    Capital was like a  father to labor,  givin' it's board  and  login's." Nayther intherfered  with  th'  other.    Capital went on  capitalizin' an' labor went on la-  borin'.   In   thim   golden days  a  vvurrnkin'   man   was   an    honest  aritisan.     That's   what   he   was  proud to be called.    The week before illiction he had his pitcher iu  the   funny   papers.    He   wore   a  square' paper cap   an'   a   leather  apron, an' had his ar-rni ar'rouud  capital���������a rosy binivolent ol'  guy  with a plug hat and  eye-gla3ses.  They were going to  the polls together to vote for simple ol' capital.     Capital   an'   labor   walked  ar-rm and ar-rni instead of bavin'  both   hands   free   as   at    prisint.  Capital was content to be capital,  an'labor was used to  boin'   labor.  Capital comes ar-rouud an' felt the  ar-rni iv labor wanct in awhile an'  ivry year Mrs.   Capital  called on  Mrs. Labor an'  congratulated her  on her score.    Th'   pride iv ivry  artisan waB to wurruk as long at  his task as th' boss could afford to  pay th'gas bill.    In return f'r his  fidelity he got a turkey ivry year.  At Christmas time,  Capital gathered his happy family around him,  an' in th' prisince iv  th' ladies in  th' neighborhood give him a short  oration.    'Me. brave la-ads,' says  he,    'we've   had   a   good   year.  (Cheers.)   I have made a-millyon  dollars..  (Sensation.)   1 attribute  this to me supeoryor skil, aided by  ye'er arnest efforts at th' bench an'  at th'  forge.    (Sobs.)    Ye   have  done flo well that we don't need so  many iv ye as we did.    (Loud and  continyous chceriu.)    Those of us  that can  do  two   men!e   wurruk  will remain an' if possible do four.  Our   othor   faithful   sarviuts  can  Greenwood, is the home for workingmen of all nations. It 18  convenient to the smelter on the hill. The dining room is sup-  ��������� plied with tasty and substantial food, while the bar contains the  | best wet goods in the market. Electric lights all over.the  premises.    Hot and cold baths.  Ola  Lofstad,   Proprietor  The Ordinary General Meeting of the  Shareholders of the Argo Mining and Tunnel  Company, Limited, (non. personal liability) of  Greenwood, B. C, will be Held at the Company's office, 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.  come back in th' spring,' he says,  'if alive,' he says. An' th' bold  artysons tossed their pa-aper caps  in th' air an' give three cheers f'r  capital. They wurruked till ol'  age crept on thim, and thin retired to live oh th' wish bones and  kind; wurruds they  had uccumu-  a man  isn't afraid of some  woman its a sign he ien't married.  Truth is not to blame because  it isn't eligible at a baby show.  A man isn't necessarily hot-  beaded when ho wears a stovepipe  hat.;  A girl can't even throw a kiss  without^ sometimes hitting the  wrong fellow. *  The widow is generally satisfied  to change her weeds for a wedding  uet,  Geiyoyr Raze rs Honed j  and your Baths at  Praw ley's  Barber;> >  Shop, Greenwood,  4i  li  1  i'l  il'l  $  <tt iT  (I  til  <'<]  m  V'i


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