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 V   '   *.  ,^ \f*<{  '/Jit^^^'  ''Je A  U  -\  v.  Vol. n XV:  GREENWOOD, B. C, THURSDAY JULY 30,1908  iMontscrrat Liiiie Juice; Pints:-./ ]..'.  Mrmtsermt. Lime Juice, Quartsi.\..'.���������.  Norton's.Raspberry Vinegiii-,, Pints..  Norton's Raspberry^Vincg'aiv Quarls.  ii. CI. Raspberry Vinegar, Pints.*,.,..  U. CvRaspbci-rya^ncgar,.Quarts'....  Crosse-^ Jilackwbll li'i'iut Syrups   GOc.  ode  GOc.  UOc.  .'550,  (iOc.  '25c.  Bread' Cakes.and- Pies for'Sale.  Riissell-La-w-Caulfi'eld' Co., Ltd.  \        ' i .i i  Hardware, Groceries, Clothing and GentV Kurnishiugs.  'Mrs. Bioomfield  of Wcslbridge was a  visitor in the city Tuesday.  Jas. C. Dale returned tin's week fiom a  fishing trip up tlie West Fork.  The Miners  Falls  timon   at  Hoimclaiv  will he leorgamV.ed next month.    '  ���������Mrs. Ceo. R  Naden nnd children have  joined Mr. Naden m l>j inco Rupert.  "   The Phoenix brewery has taken out a  wholesale liquor license in Gieenwood. <  Norman Luse and   Miss "Vina  Luse of  ���������.Holt   paid a   visit   to Gieenwood  week.  last  non at the crowd, the oilier deftly went  through McMullcn's poekets. securing  35 cents in silver, while O'Brien assayed  #120 and Penrdon 55.  No walches or jewelry were taken, and ...b....v, ,  after rifling the cash drawer the robbers speeches,  disappeared in (he darkness, without  even buviug a drink or apologizing for  their nidiiess. Thev did not go through  tho three men who had just conic off  ���������shift at the smelter, which would indicate that they were onlv in search  of  capitalists.     > './  Two men were arrested unnn suspicion  the following day, but satisfied the police  that they were not the guilty paities, and  so far (here is no clue  lo'thciude  grasping   brigands  who  so   harshly  stioyed  the  harmony  ol events  at  Veiidome on Sunday evening.  reyacciuation. On the oilier hand,  Sheaid's ass-rvation will be laughed at  hy tliose win know what vaccination  means. He may scratch himself fortnightly, and dilate upon it in affer-dinner  speeches, but none- save the credulous  will believe 1-im.  Vaccination proper is followed by the  disease called vaccinia; and  the medical'  I Western Float  and  fictile  Let Us Make You si  Summer Suit. -  1 fan \  will   be   cool,  looking as you  m  "     HEAD   OR'ICIi, TORONTO  B. E. WALKER, President '  ALEX. LAIRD, CcaersJ SLina^er    '  RCE  i:STAllI.ISHi:������'l807'  Paid-up Capital, ^10.000,000  Reserve Fund, -    5.000,000  Branches throughout Canada, and in the United States and England  COUNTRY BUSiflESS  banking- business.  Every facility  .others for  Sales notes will be cashci  afforded lo farmers and  the transaction of their  or taken for collection.  Accounts  BANKING BY MAIL  this way with equal facility.  J.' T. BEATTIE, Manager Greenwood Branch  ,may be opened by- mail,  and  monies   deposited   or   withdrawn  in  lis  IM   56 Branches. - - - Oyer $50,000,000 Assets.      '-���������--;  J If you-live a distance from town,'why not do.  .-.your banking: with our nearest-Branch by.'Mail ���������'  Ask our Local Manager" to explain the system to you.  .   Savings Accounts  may be opened with ������1.00 or more.  Interest paid 4 times a year, i  H. F. STOW, MANAGER   GREENWOOD BRANCH.:  Soinctliiinr  that  light, and as smart i  please���������  Homespuns, for instance!  They arc, light and air'v, and  whim iri.-idi! up, thin material enn-  stiluti-s this total .summer clothing  If yon liavejnt'verworn Halifax  Homespun, wear it this summer.  Come in and look over our  beautiful range of lightweight  materials and let ns make you a  Buit, which will surclv keep vou  cool this summer.  Hunter-Kendrick Co.  E.-W; WiDDOWS.ON  ASSAYKK AND CHKSnST.  CHARGES:  Gold. Silver, Copper or Lead, each..! *t ix)  Gold-Silver or Silvcr-Ticuil :���������?.... \ r>0  Gold-Silver, with Copper or Load.......'.'".'.'.'������ 51)  Careful sampling ; accurate assaying; prompt returns. 317 Baker  street, Nelson,' B. O.  Frederic W.VcLaine  Mining and Ileal. Est." 'e Broker.  Estates Managed aad Lrwis Made.  Local and District Land Agont'Ca-  nadian Pacific Railway. Stocks and  Shares a Specialty. Green wood,B.C.  Choice   bruit  LANDS  For Sale at- ������10, $12 and ������15  Per. Acre.  R. J. STEE  NELSON. B. G  . y Moigmi relumed last week from  loitig assessment word on his West Fork  nanus.  .1-Peck MacSwain was in Hnsmer last  week ou his way to his .winter home in  Oreenwood.  Ailer a icsideiiee of many yens in  t.ieenwood.J. Carmicliacl Smith has returned to Vancouver. , .  " The ciiesaw baseball nine will pcifonn  here Sunday afternoon. The Gieenwood  nine will oppose them. .  Jos. 1> Keiiy returned rrom Walervillc,  ������ "i ������������������ "\? ������ wcck fiml ^iU tln assessment  on his Wallace mountain claims.  It is repotted that dynamite "is  used to kill fish on the iWcsl Fork  local association should investigate,  O. J.   arc-Arthur  returned   (his  rom a business trip.to Alberta and  kalchewan.. He  wenf'-'as far  bciti"  The  week  . Sas-  is Regina.  Greenwood is-such a law-abiding city  that in July our new and handsome chief  ol police has gained seven pounds" in  weight.   '   ��������� V   '���������  A. J. Morrison re lured last evening  Irom n���������ite, Mont., where he wis called a  month ago to the deathbed of a brother.  Archie   Aberdeen  returned   la=l week  rom the Similkameen, "whither he had  been doing the annual  work  upon'his  claims.* '  Our Leading Industry.  At the U. C. Copncr company's smeller  everything is working at high' piessure,  the furnaces caliug up about "14,000 tons  of ore a week. The three furnaces of this  company handle Iwo-lhiids as much ore  as the eight furnaces of the Granby al  Grand Forks. The malic of the boundary vails smelter j\ purchased outright,  and thirty tons of copper leave flreen-  wood dally forthejrefiiierv iu New Jersey.  At 13 cunts a pound this'amount of re'd  metal is worth S7,Soa Coke is arriving  in niirlvjiirge.(|iiiiiilities, although in iS  days the supply fell behind the amount  used by ?oo tuns. Much of the coke arrives in bo\- cars.  At the Mother Lode mine the transformers were put in the, substation this  week and that mine will have no difficulty in the future for lack' of power.  Next week  both compressors'will be in  theory on which the practice is based is  that, while the inflnence'lasls the subject  is proof against either the attack of smallpox or lurlher  vaccination.    Fortnightly  vaccination, then, is both impossible and  absiud.    It serves,  however, to show far  more   clearly   than   language   can,   Dr  Sheard's real estimate of the protection  furnished   by   the   filthy   rite.   Actions  speak louder than words.   If he cannot  trust his own body more than two weeks  to it, what would he consider'the advantage of wholesale vaccination of school  children during the summer holidays to  tie r   At this rale the supposed piotection  would begone ere the children returned  to school, and the only difference would  be more or less debility arising from the  diseasing   operation;   if,    indeed,   ihere  were not many absentees through death  which, iu its most appalling form, not inl  frequently .supervenes.  There  is reason  to believe  that your  minister of education is simply echoing  >&Qi  The largest steel tipple in  the west is  being built at the Ilosmer mines.      .  .   The imperial Bank did  not  stay 'long  in Hosuier, but promises to i-ptnr,, ...1,^.7  return when  the plea delivered recently at Ottawa by  Dr. Monli/ambert in favor of'"national  vaccination." In this connection it ought  to be made known that the Canadian act  requires every parent or guardian to have  ins child vaccinated not later than the  ige or three months. If the pet idea of  Montizambert and his colleagues is  to come into effect it must be by  starting at the beginning ot life, as the  net provides.   But.   for well known rea-  Dr,  ever  operation" and development work   will  sons, those health officers shirk this ob  the town gets bigger.  Jack Derry fell off the tipple al Uos-  itier last week and. was killed. He was  buried in Saull Ste Marie.  Armstrong is still  trying to break up  the Chinese gambling joint in that city.  ��������� VtlU'\aT year the "������"������ber of-tram cars  111 North Vancouver has been increaseed  Irom four lo seven.  Harvey Creech and C. E. flurgess have  a hotel and store at Copper River City.  fohn Houston is becoming 11 finan  1 he paper he manages in l'rince Ru  has declared a quarterly divideiidorth  per cent.  The Silver King mine near Nelson is to  he worked ou a huge scale,  Prince Rupert now has a fish market,  second-hand store, and a bootblack, but  no rainmakers.  Fire at Port Simpson destroyed George  Rudge'sjnarble shop s few days ago.  cier.  pert  tee  The new policeman has made all quie  at Port Essington. ���������  Clnlliwack prospectors, while lookiiv  for gold, "have  found  silver  Falls, Wash.  near Maple  again go oir iu. the ,mine. At its mines  the company uses more t I1a.11 ������6,000 worth  of dynamite monthly, most of which is  46 per cent. -   . ���������  -Since this company commenced opera- - .��������� _. . ...mo  tions in Greenwood it has been  handi-1tlon". tlle>' ge.t vexations bylaws passed,  viouspart of their duties.   They allow  of education and school trustees, who are   ���������  T������e   Masons  often  ignorant of the merits of the ques-   Pn'nce Rupert.  ft/Ml fll������H- fVftl- .-��������� l'  11 *  , 9-rE;���������Pittendrigh has been appointed  have   opened a club iu  Hear hunters from Phoenix always  carry pole climbers and guns when thev  go out in the brush looking for bruinand  his relations.  Ike Goosuey .returned last week from  in nee Rupert. The north coast, he  thinks; is a good country for ducks, geese,  Oregonians and soreheads. !  Bears are thick in Southern Idaho.  Over Ihere in Bear valley Archie Aberdeen savs he once saw fourteen  lulling for salmon iu one creek.  bears  During the heavv rainstorm last week  a rat ran across Copper street in "an attempt lo get ont ot the wet, and was  drowned in front of the Bank of Montreal  '"������������������ n    Uorlou.R  &������&tgtM  n  fci������d-������������!  saraMMimraa;  PAID   UP  BANK   OFJ'MONTREAL  -      ESTABLISHED   1817.  CAPITAL, $14,000,000.        "REST, $11,000,000  UNDIVIDED PROFITS, $422,639.93  General Iiiinkitif; Uminu.ss TriuisiicU.il.    Drafts iVui.,1 on nil  points, anil Collue  'tions iinulu nt loH'est nitcs  SAVINGS BANK DEPARTMENT   ")    W. F. PROCTOR,  Interest allowed at current rates   /manager grIi-nwood Branch  i  ^^gt8BB5Br^^^g5a^ea^^s^gw������a������a5^^  a Eegnlar monthly meetings of  >fy Greenwood lodge No. 28, A. F.  /%/* & A. Jr., arc held on tho first  Thursday in each month in Fraternity hall, Wood block, Government  street. Greenwood. Visiting- brethren  are cordially inyited to attend.  JAS, S. IIIKXIl!, SiKi-.-lavy,  WJ2  ��������� li/T- Greenwood Minoro'  . To lVl.:R''i?n'No'22' u'-  c, ,    . .        l' ��������� '''���������i meets every  Saturday evening" in Union  Hall, Copper street, Greenwood, at 7:;50.  Also in hall at   Mother  Lode  rimrsdav evenini'S at 7:B0   . "  Ii. A. MATHKISON, Secretary  -,.,...., .vcirincijd" Ruyen and I.  I), aword went up tfie \\est "ork'Tiies-  day to commence development work on  the Bell mine. A force of about a dozen  men-will be employed.  Pour accidents occurred at the smelter  this week, two of them slight, the others  requiring a surgeon. One Italian had  his scalp badly cut by a falling rock, and  the  other was struck on  the "  l'aw by a  clrng cliaiu fi-o������ll tlio ci-tllip, linoclsitl" llltll  is now adequate, and when the company  can be assured of an unfailing supply of  coke it is more than likely that several  more furnaces will be erected and the  output of the smelter'more than doubled.  It would be much cheaper to treat the  Snowshoe ore here and save 'the long-  haul over two summits to Trail.  ' K. of P. Install.  ��������� Last evening thc ofTic<rs of Greenwood  lodge No. 29, Knights of Pvthias, were  mstaljed by A. D. Ilollelt, D. D. G. C,  assisted by Past Chancel1'.-1 Max Berger,  Albin Almstrom and Martin Anderson.  A number of members of Phoenix lodge  were present and assi.;'.jd iii the ceremonies. After lodge b;i.--ii:c--.s a banquet  was served in Moore's cafe, -it which the  usual toasts were drunk and speeches  made.   Follow ing arc the officers:  Jas. \V{Grier, C. C.  W. T. Thompson, V. C.  W. B. Kmbree, V.  ���������mil. J.awsoii/ivi. in .u .      A. D. Ilallctt, 1\ C, K. orR. & s'  A.J. Logan, M. of F.  Chas. Bierce, M. of E.  J. A. Otto, Jf. at A.  Martin Anderson, P. C, I. G.  Chas. Dagman, O. G.  methods  capped   at tunes owing to the lack of making vaccination a condition of ad  power and coke.   The supply of power  mission;   which means that a parent is  -1        ' "    ' '* K|ve������ tilc alternative of having his child  blood-poisoned with animal diseases or  of being excluded from school, and so  liable to prosecution under the Truancy  Act���������a desperate alternative, surely'  Rottenness is characteristic alike of the  operation aud the underhand  by which it is enforced.  The citizens of Toronto, for 'nearly  twenty years prior to the formation o'f  the Anti-Vaccination leiigue, pined under these abuses. Two years ago by an  overwhelming vote on the board of education���������eleven to one���������the obnoxious bylaw was abolished..  The same result' will  follow wherever  the people understand and insist on their  rights.  Toronto, Out., July 9th, 190S.  R. S. Weir, Sec.-Treas.  ,. Anti-Vaccination League  D. R. McLennan is  in Clnlliwack.  Tomatoes are  Penticton.  Cement   bricks  Keremeos.  building an hotel  about to  be canned in  are   being   made   in  Enderby is trying to. organize a board  of trade.  J. K. Clark  has  field, Nevada.  a  cigar store in Gold-  A company has been formed in Loudon lo acquire mica prospects in B. C.  In Victoria Dilliard rooms, bowling  alleys, etc., have to keep closed ou Sunday     The West is    '     "  Ingineca, and Finlay River.  Mark  Can- und. Peter" Jensen came out  from  the   Ingineca   placer   district two  weeks ago,  and after-outfitting started'  back Thursday of last week.'' Tom Allen  was another who came "out for supplies  Ihos.   Railson and Albert Luffman  rived in  Hazelton  "  back  .The Coming Road.  mine  IN ALL STYLES.  Patent Kid, Dongola Kid, Beaded Toe, three and four strap,  Military or French Heel.    Some of the Best  American Makes Represented.  Dry Goods. RENDELL & CO. Boots and Shoes  C. S. BAKER  Provincial Assayer and Ore  ; ��������� Shippers' A������"ent.    Corres-  -'    '    "    pondencesolicited. Samples  ��������� "  :       ,   recefve prompt attention.  l\   O. ItOX   133.   (lliEKN-VVOOn,   !t.   (3.  rjra^im-ti5EaB3ES3ig5a^t?awsK^^  IHINEKAr.   ACT.  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICE.  Colimihl.i Minei-iil Claim, "Mtunlu in Ct.cnnwno.l  Jllnliifr  Division  or Villi; Distiiet.   Wl eru  locuti'il: In De.'Klii-noil Gimp, iidj.iiiiiiij,' ihe  Emerald Mineral Claim.    -  TAKE NOTICE that 1. Sydney .\l..rul���������is-.n.  iietlmr ni n^cnt for Elmon; Collier, fiue  Miner M tcMtilii-ate No. Bfllliijti, fitteiHl.--i.xty (lavs  ,.3,ill������,.'l;l^ ,l",".!0fit0il|������l''y t������ Hi" SHnliiK !fc-  I'oulor /or a Ccrtllicate of Iinprovuirioiits. for.Hie  piiriiose of ol)tiiiiiliif,-a Crown Grant totliu al/-.ve  out  The Victoria Week says that Harry  Goodeve is a gifted and eloquent man, a  life-long Conservative, a thinker, a lo"i-  cian and the most effective platform  speaker in the interior. While this sweet  How of words applies in part to one of the  guiding stars of the Windsor, the Week  man intended it for Harry's cousin, A S  Goodeve of Rossland, but mixed their  front names. /  Last evening those interested in organizing a cricket club met in thc city hall  when the following oflicers were elected;  Mayor Hunting, president; Duncan Ross,'  M. P., Dr. Spankie, and R. Cf. Warren,  vice-presidents; H. Ii. Rochefort, secretary; H. Browning. K.. B. Dill* G. n.  Taylor, V. W. McLean, and O. Hawtrv,  committee. The club starts out with'a  strong membership. Practice on Tuesday and Thursday evenings.  The house of Robert Deml'ster near  Anaconda wns entered this week and  a quantity of clothing stolen. Moth eitv  and provincial police should" endeavor to  keep track of suspicious characters in  their jurisdictions. Il is not an insult to  an honest man to be questioned as to his  movements or his meeiis of providing the  necessaries of life, and the other kind  can't be insulted. A provincial officer  should be stationed at Anaconda.  ,   -, L    . slowly taking off its  hat to trie cent belt.  Bread is five cents a loaf in Vancouver.  Tommy Burns offers to fight in New  \\ esttmnster next December for a purse  of mo.ooo. This is more money than  Burns, the poet, earned in a lifetime.  The Skeena river is again on the ram--  page and the boats cannot make throucli  trips. B  '"/The crops in the Fraser river valley aie  in a healthy condition.  Ami further rnku no!ic������ Hint 'action, ur-ilc-r  section .17, mn>t Im commenced licforiTllii; i-wii-  niieoofsiicli rcitilicatcoflmprovemi'iits  Dated tins 2ltii dnv of ,liin<\ a." I) Tin  "SYDNEY" M       '    '  JOHNSON  Is opposite the Great Northern depot and is a delightful  Jiaven for tho weary-rrfiveler.   Great veins of hob water  run through the entire house, and bathrooms are. always at the service  of' those in searrh  of material  cleanliness. The dining room is an eiiomy-to dyspepsia,  while the artistic appointment of the liquid refreshment  makes the, drinks go down, like eating fruit in a flower  garden,-- Tho,sample rooms are the largest in thoinonii-"  tains and  a pleasure to;drummers  with big trunks.'  JAS. MARSHALL        -       -       PROPRIETOR  'MSSBBSSSOBK  Basjataaagaawfrwm^  MORTGAGE SALE.  ��������� ��������� ������ ���������  t'lidnrniitl liy.vlrtuuof llio pou-ei-s coi'ltnl-oil  In a certain MoitKiiire whidi will |,u proiliicofl  al the time of sale, tliere will liu-ollVrcd for -alo  l>y I'uMie Auction at tha Court House In Cm  City  of   Groenwood.   Uritlsh   lloliunldn,   on  Tuesday llio lib day of August.. Ilr.,s.(it tlio hour  "of 11 o'clock in tlie fori'ii'iou. All and Kinirul ir  those eoilinn   |iarecU  or tract.-* of land   n'ld  pienilsos situate, l.yiiu,'mill hcliiu In tlio Town ..r  Midway, In Ihe Province of Ilritish Colundiia,  more I'liitlculai-ly known mid (luxcrilied as I.'.t-t  M  (SlxteeiO'iinrl   17 ISevenleen)   in   lllocl;   I".  (Korty-llv.!)In thexiiliiliiii><loii of I,o( ;V)i, nIOii|i  I, of the O.+iyooH Division of Yalo  District; In  Ihe l,iovliiceafoic8aid,accoi"dliii;'lo iu.Mm|i nr  l'liiifof.snld Hiihdivlsioii.doposlled In the liainl  Hc'KNtr.v nnieo lu the City of Kauilooiw and  tlicroin iiiuiiliei-1,.(ly.(tlit-e������) Willi tliu store anil  ImiIIiIIiikh thoroon.  Dated ut..Midway, 11. C, llin Mud r!nv of .liine,  uitirf.    ;���������     ! o..;. i,i:oc:a*i' ,  .���������Solicitor for MortiriiKei'i  hCH'Hon 'Kloek, Midway, II. 0.  Kor terms ami conditions of sale, apply to Ihe  Mni-liriiKi.'us Solicitor,"  A  bunch   of Italians   who had been  working at the smelter left   town  last  week   without   paying their board and  store bills.   They  weee   rounded up at  Marcus   and   brought   back   to   Grand  Forks, where J. W. Nelson met them and  had the'erowd'assayed getting from them  562.15 in cash, and clothing that they  procured from two local stores.   Nelson  procured them a job on  the railroad at  Grand Porks and in time will receive tlie  balance of the money due him for board.  The Greenwood cricket eleven went to  Myiicaster Saturday  last and  were defeated in a one inning match by a score  of 9S  to 70.   The match could not be  called passable cricket,  due no doubt to  lack of practice,    llronwing was the only  one of the Greenwood eleven who placed  double figures to his credit,  making 33  runs and carrying hrs bat.   The bowling  for Greenwood was erratic and not at all  ell'eclive.   The Oreenwoud  eleven  were  royally entertained.    In fact, their enter-  taitiuient was only equaled by that of the  Scotch   Presbyterian .minister who, on a  visit to n brother minister,  after being  well fed and  liquored,-was helped to his  room, where  he was led  to exclaim in  Ihe fiillness.of.his heart, at the excellent  Speaking of the route of the  railroad  from   Midway   to   Penticton, the  says:  "Leaving Midway the line will follow  the Main Kettle river to where the West  1'ork comes in, aud will then  follow the  latter to a few miles above Carmi  at the  lunclion   of Wilkinson creek with   the  West Fork.    It will afford transportation  to a considerable agricultural community  scattered   along the   main Kettle river  and the West Fork,  besides opening up  an   important   mineral-bearing  district  These camp's have showings ofgold, copper aud silver bearing ores that deseive  development, and, as a  result of rail wav  coustructiou,   will  receive the attention  they merit.  "The West Fork has a considerable  area of bottom lands on which a French  colony is being settled. Although the  climate is not warm enough for the delicate sub-tropical fruits that flourish in  tho Okanagan. it is well suited for most  branches of agriculture. |  '���������From Carmi, 26 miles from hereby  trail, the railway will follow the south  fork of Wilkinson creek and will cross  the divide on to ICllis creek at an elevation ot 4,450 feet above the sea level. The  grade from Carmi, which is 2,600 feet  above sea level, is an easy one to the  summit aud presents no serious obstacles.  The descent to Okanagan lake presents  greater engineering difficulties, as there  is a drop oC 3,750 feet in a distance bv  trajl of about twelve miles.  "On the other end the line will leave  Nicola, the pit-sent terminus, aud follow  the seuth shore of Nicola lake to Ouil-  chena, Both at Nicola and Quilchena  are important coal fields.  "Thesurvey runs south of Quilchena  creek to Aspen Grove, a copper camp,  from which point a branch line will  likely go down Otrer creek or One Mile  creek to tap the Princeton district.  '��������� From Aspen Giove the main line will  cross by the best obtainable grade to the  headwaters of One and Five Mile creeks  (tributaries of the Siuiilkatneeii fiver) lo  the head of Trout creek, which it will  follow down lo Okanagan lake."   "  ar-  Jnly 1st and will go  The.y all tell the same story���������that  tliere are twenty to thirty dollar diggings  on McConncIl creek and all seem satisfied  to secure supplies and go back.    There is      no gold coming out as yet," all effort be-'  Press |,nS,,na(le t0 si������k to bed-rock and drift  under the   creek channel.   When  Carr  and Jensen  came out the water was too  nigh   to   permit of sinking  going on  I here will be   no  relaxation of work until something is proved.  'Kvervone who  is located there shows a disposition to  stick, and although there is a closed season for this year nearly all the claims will  be worked  right along.   Showings have  been found on several  other creeks, and  of those who have come in since the sen-  son opened a good  many  propose to de- 1  vote   themselves   to   piospeeting   oilier  paper,  tributaries of the Finlay ,-,'yer, some parties outfitting for two years.  The Salvation   Army  has abandoned  Grand Forks for the present.  Lumber is scarce  at Hazelton. There  are two sawmills near the town, but as  one is owned by the Salvation Army and  the other by the Iudians, there is nothing  doing. ������  Fred Lane, who formerly owned 72"-  000sheep in New Zealand, has bought  10,500 acres of land in the Omineca district, which he will commence to develop next year.  Tlie Indians at  Kilselas ask  a dollar  rom everyone who  pitrhes a tent upon  their  reservation.     The    reds   up   the  Skeena must be financiers.  The Bulkley Pioneer has been mer-'ed  with the Oiuineca Herald, Hazelton's first  \  r  It'costs no moro but tastes like more -   '-  PHOENIX- BEER  ThoPrido/)!' WesternGaimcla. Phono IdS, Greenwood  MINKKAl.   ACT.  Certificate; of Improvements.  NOTICK.  'Coin l''taetloiiaraii(l'Aiiehor'Miiici"alC'latjiiP,  Sllualc lo the fiminwood Mining llJvlalon  of Vale, District,   Where, located; In Morse-  tdioe Mining Camp on Main Kettle river,  TAKftNimoK that I, James [Oruc.it Hpnuklo,  I'rcn .Vlmr'H (Vrllllcufo No.  H  11-117. Intend.  sixty days from tlieilnte hereof, toaliply lo the  Mliiinx Iteoordur for CeitlllcatcM 'of iinniove-  iiimiiM  for tho  p11riio.1i! of -(iliiiiliiliiir Crown  Urantsof the above claims.  Ami (lurtlinr tnltu notice thai action, under  Ncetlon 37, niiidt lie commenced  ludoro the I--  mianco of Hiieli (Ji;rtlllfiiifrfof lm|ooveiii���������iiU.  Wilted UiIh lot day of Juno, A. O. liliw.  JAMiiaicsfANian,  arraiigetneiits made for his bodTly comfort:  "The- best  o'.  meat and   the   finest <V  whuskey,  but Lord,  ye  height o' hospitality!"  ken this is the  Hands Up  Anaconda, the i|iiiel suburb of Greenwood, was the scene of a sensation  hist  Sunday   night.     About midnight  Tom  McMullen, l'eardon and lltree inen who  had just come oh"shift from the smelter  we're'playing a game of frcezeout for the  drinks.   While  fohn O'Hrien, the geniel  landlord, was in  the act'of serving the  wet groceries two masked brigands slip,  ped through Ihe side door and ordered  the crowd to throw up Iheir hands.   As  the hold-up;) had the drop, they obeyed  orders.      McMullen   thought  it   was   a  joke and did not get his hands up until  he was plodded in  llic b.iek with a six-  shooter.   Then  Tommy 'turned  his face  to thc wall, outspread ills arms in an elevated   position and  wondered "how-.lie  would save   the  money iu  bis pocket.  I While oue of the thieves pointed his can-  Compulsory Vaccination,  F.ditor Ledge :���������f am informed that  your minister of education has advocated  the tevacciiiation of all school children  belore next term commences, August 24.  It will be ..interesting fQ know the basis of  this advocacy,. Is smallpox prevalent, or  is there good reason to believe that a  smajlpox- epidemic is impending? If not,  such an attempt would be a violation of  the act. If an epidemic is threatening,  and vaccination .is resorted to, every person in the community is liable, and not  i school children only.  Is vaccination made ft condition ol ad-  miss'oii. to the public schools ? if so, and  it has been lived up to, how long docs  the minister allow that the vaccinated  child is prolccted bv il, or does he guarantee that it is-protected al all ?  Theses, are not frivolous questions. No  iwo doctors agree regarding the degree  or the duration of this fancied protection.  Ivdward Jeiiner, the author of.it declared  that a person once vaccinated would  never during life be subject to a case of  .smallpox. Un the strength of this assurance the liritish parliament gave him  a ���������donation of thirty thousand pounds  sterling���������5150,000 Canadian -currency  On the contrary, Dr. Sheard, medical  heeltii oili.-er of Toronto, and president  of the Ontario bou-.d of health, alleges  that he vaccinates himself every fortnight  ...i._..  1...  'nis to treat smallpox patients!  Monday last Barney Mulvauev, of Mul-  vaney & Hums, left for Ingineca with a  pack tram of thirty heavily loaded horses.  I'reight cosls 25 cents a pound. Men  who will pay that priee must at least  have faith in the district. ������   ���������  A. Marks a mining ,������������������,, rrom Australia  und Alaska, hue from Grants   l'a.vs, Ore  where he was engaged iu  hvdraulio milting,   is  just  out  from   Ingineca after a  three 1110111115'  stay there. . He  uuiv  be  cinoted as saying : " The gold  taken out  ol the Ingineca and  tributaries is coarse  wherever rim   rock  is  struck.    The men  111 there have had  no .show to prospect  the ground up to now.    Those who came  in last -March and April  found snow 011  the ground and could  not pick the best  places to prospect.    High water came on  and prevented sinking.    IU- fall they will  be able  to tell  what they have there.  Platinum is found on every creek where  gold is found.    McCoimell creek,  Ingineca and its tributaries have been prospected for 35 or 40 miles.   As vou leave  the Ingineca coming out the formation is  serpentine changing  into granite, porphyry and diorites,  which I consider a  good sign for mineral iu lodes.   It is, as  as a mineral belt, as good looking as any  I  have seen.    I consider   it well worth  while for anyone to cone and see for himself.   I  intend  to go back as soon as I  outfit."���������Omincca Herald.  Geo. 1). Patter died iu Seattle from  pneumonia. He formerly managed the  Hluebird mine in the Slocan. n  Colonel ISravton has a new wife and  now lives iu I,os Angeles.  It is reported thai during his illness  George W. Hughes has given away almost his entire fortune to lady friends.  Jim Cronin was in Ila/.elton   the other  day 011 his way to the Uabine district.  ^ I*. 1'erkius  is   woikiir  Treasure, near Kaslo.  the  Kootenay  lid. Ramsoti of Haker City  up pioperties at Poplar.  I). F. Kelly says that the land  Kereineos can be denied for v6  and plowed for j4.  is looking  around  in acre,  mining  Cobalt,  acconi-  wheu  lie  To merely slate these Widely divergent  theories is lo refute them. Hud jenner's  usacrtion been true there would have been  I. Robert Jacobs, the Montreal  man who amassed a fortune at  arrived here Sunday. He was  panied by Jack Kiiipey and iiert Mc-  Clarty, two well known 'Spokane mining  men, who are owners of valuable property in the Morrice River cotintrv. Mr.  Jacobs will devote Ihe summer to an inspection of these and other properties  which have been submitted to the syndicate of which he is the head.���������Omincca  Herald.  Premier Mcliride denies the report  that he will enter Dominion politics. He  will probably tour the Haul for thc benefit ol the Conservatives in the next general election. t   ���������  liritish Columbia slill has the right to  run its own divorce court, according to a  recent decision of the privy council in  F.tigland. '  Ernie Hrindle, formerly ,"of New Denver, is married aud running a jewelry  shop in Pasco, Wash.  1). M. Caiky and son have moved  from Neluon to Lady.mnilh where they  will start a paper called the Chronicle  next month.  A. S, (.ioodevc, the coming member for  Kootenay, is a t'.ttsin of Ilarrv Ooodeye  of O recti wo'1,1.  Charley Nelson of New Denver has  gone 0:1 utr.p to Scotland.  At Kereuitos the Jnew bridge overW  Similkameen will be finished in October.  Jimmy Jameson, the toughoSt man in  Hedley, has been sent to Knrnloops for  six months owing to being -drunk and  disorderly.  Keremeos now has a church aid society.  . In Enderby last week cucumbers 16  niches long were selling for 25 cents each.  In Loudon the Van-Uoi Mining Company has been formed to take over the  Vancouver group of mines near Silverton  Jim Harton has been appointed manager of the Dominion express ollice in  Cranbrook.  . J-  J- Athertou, who runs a  paper iu  New Denver, must be making a fortune,  for he  is able to also start a paper at  "Creston.  Experiments with the Hluiore oil process are being made at the Hewitt mine  near Silverton.  In Rossland a China-Man was fined $10  and costs for furnishing liquor to a woman the authorities had siwashed.  In Rossland the Monitor and Mugwump companies arc being wound up bv  the liquidator.  Iu the Telkwa district of II. C. there  are 75,000 acres, of coal lands.  A Vernon brewer has been fined $50 for  retailing beer without a license.  It is doubtful if any lots will be sold  this year in Prince Rupert, owing to a  deadlock over thc waterfront between the  railway company and the provincial government.  M. j. McOruli and J. A. Macdonald of  Moyie have Ihe'coinruct to build the  bridges on  Corbin's railway up Michel  eit.oh.1 '  relic  hunter   has  from  the grave of  At Skagwav sonic  slole'u the toouibstone  Soapy Smith.  It is reported that the Snowshoe mine  at Phoenix will resume operations next  month with a force of 150 men, and  Charles Hissell as superintendent.  t. Fred Sharp, formerly of Rossland, died  111 Victoria last week from sunstroke.  In the Lardeau a strike litis been) made  on the Rusty Axe. This claim was once  owned by Fred llailey, au Oregon printer  -���������*~_ ianAi>i^A^4Uw(OIMi/i4lii<������������>3UniUwA4tfifa(Asn<i'ae^<E  THE    LEDGE,    GREENWOOD,    BRITISH    COLUMBIA.  we������������sc9Mce������s������ceM������������������������������������������������  'Ten minutes later every man had  been informed of his danger, ami  was taking Ids share of work upon  the barricades. Wagons, cases, sacks  of flour, sheets of iron���������everything.  In fact, which would be likely to "give  shelter to ourselves and resistance to  the enemy was pressed Into our service, while all that would be likely to  afford cover to the enemy for a hundred yards or so round tho house was  "destroyed. Every tank that could bo  utilized was carried to the house and  filled with water. The cattle were driven in, and when small earthworks  had been thrown up and the stores  had been stacked in a safe place, we  felt wo might consider ourselves prepared for a siege. My nightfall we  were ready and waiting for tho appearance of our foe. Sentries wen  posted, and In order that the township might bo apprised of its danger  and also that tho troops who were  hourly expected, as Mr. Maybournehad  Informed ns, might know of our peril,  a man was despatched on a fast horse  with a letter to tho Inhabitants.  Having accompanied Mr. Maybourne round the square, and assured  myself iXiat our defences were as perfect as the limited means at our disposal would permit, our store of arms  was brought from tho office and the  distribution commenced. A Winchester repeating rifle and a hundred cartridges, a cutlass, and a revolver, were  issued to each white man, mid after  thoy wore supplied-tlio native boys  wore called up, To our astonishment  BY GUY BOOTHBY. g  Author   of   "A   Beautiful   White 'Oj  Devil," "A Bid for Fortune,"    g  "Dr.   Nikola,"   Etc. &  (Continued)  ��������� ion m-nt near me nrst. What 1  waul to sea you about is as Important  as life and dea li to us all. I have re  celvcd a number of letters by the mail,  and one all all warn mo that there  is likely lo >,o nimble with the .Mala  belo. Tlio Chattered Company havo  seen it coming, I urn iold, and tire  inking all Ihe necessary steps to secure life and property, but there is no  knowing when (ho brutes may not  be on us, and what the.\ may not do  if they start with the upper hand!  Now, you see, if 1 were alone I should  have no hesitation in remaining to  seo it out���������but there is Agnes to consider; and, Willi n woman in the question, one nas lo think twice before  one venlui'ps upon such a course."  "That is the y^vy thinj I came over  lo see you about, sir. Serious news  has just reached me, and���������well, to  loll you the truth, wo are In danger  now, this very minute. Jf you will step  over to my odiee, I have a man there  who has seen the enemy within forty  miles of this place, and lie lolls mc  ihey are advancing In our 'direction  even now."  His face, f r an instant, became  deadly pale, i. id I noticed that ho  glanced anxiously at the sitting-room  door.  "Steady, Wrexford, for heaven's  sake," ho said. "Not too loud, or Agnes will hear. We musn't frighten  her before we arc absolutely obliged.  Come to the office and let me see this  man for myself."  Together wo walked over to my  don where Mackinnon aud Andrews  wero awaiting us.  Air. Maybourne nodded to thc former and then .looked searchingly at  the latter.  "I am told that you have seen tho  Matabele under arms to-day," he be  gau, coming straight lo the point, as  was characteristic of him.  "My servants were killed by them,  and my camp was looted about forty  miles from this office," replied Andrews, meeting Mr. Maybourne's  glance without flinching.  "At what number should you estimate them?"  "Roughly speaking, from what I  saw of them from a hill nearly a mile  distant, I should say they wero probably two thousand strong. Thoy were  in full war dress, and from what my  servants had hinted to mo that morning, I gathered that they are led by  one of the king's sons."  "You have no doubt in your mind  '   that they aro coming this way?"  "I don't think there's a shadow of  a doubt about it, sir. They're probably  trying to effect a junction wiih another  irapi, and then they'll be ready to receive any troops that- may come up  against them from the South."  "There's something In that;" said  '.Mr. Maybourno, reflectively. "And  now I am going to ask you Ihe most  important question of all, gentlemen.  That is, what's to be done? If we  abandon this place, the mine and the  buildings will bo wrecked for certain.  At the best we can only reach the  township, where we can certainly go  into laager, but in my opinion we shall  be even worse off there than we are  here. What do you say?"  There could not be any doubt about  the matter in my opinion. In the township we should certainly be able lo  make up a larger force, but our defences could not be made so perfect,  ���������while to abandon the 'mine-was an  act for which none of us were prepared.  "Very well then," continued Mr.  'Maybourne, when he had heard that  we agreed with him, "in that case  the best thing we can do is to form  a laager here, and prepare to hold  out until the troops that I have been  told are on their way up'can rescue  us.' How are we off for arms and am  muni tion; Wrexford?".  "I will show you," I said, and forth:  with led the way-through the oflice  into a smaller room at the back. Here  I pointed to an arm-rack in which  twenty-two Winchester repeating  rilles, a couple of Martini-Henris, and  about thirty cutlasses were arranged.  "How many men .capable'-of firing  a decent shot can we muster?" asked  Mr. Maybourne, when he had overhauled the weapons.  "Nineteen white men, including ourselves, and about half-a-dozen natives."  "And how much ammunition have  we?" -  "I can tell you In a moment," T answered, taking up a book from the  table and consulting It.'"Here it is.  Two thousand cartridges for the repeating rifles, two hundred for the  Martinis, and a thousand for the six  revolvers I have in this drawer."  "A good supply, and I congratulate  you on it. Now let us get to work.  Ring the bell, Mr. Mackinnon, and  call all the hands up lo the house. I'll  talk to them, and when I've'explained  our position, we'll get to work ou thc  laager."  camped, aounticss considering discretion tho boiler part of valour. When,  however, we saw tho stuff of which  they were made this did not trouble  us very much.  As soon as every man had received  his weapons, and had had his post  and his duties pointed out to him. Mr  May  dirty nave been iiuout tnrce minttlor,  I con I in nod to fire, depressing the  finger lover between each shot and  tipping out the empty cartridge with  automatic regularity. In front of my  defences a ghastly pile of bodies was  fast accumulating, and by craning my  neck to right and left, 1 could discern  the shelters of  ov,  -.    .   .       \     l,                   ���������     i,   l    ���������.,..   +       l.i,-.      Mv i UCUIV    IU   I 1&UL   CUUl    It'll.,    L   UUl IU  :1 his duties poned out^to 1"���������, M . similar heaps  bofoie'the she  lybourne  and  I  leit   hen   to  t  e ' n0Xt.do01. nc.ighbor8.  a devices iind went up to the house. , ���������                         ascertain   1.  The former had told his daughter of  our danger, and for this reason I was  prepared to find her, if not terrified, at  least showing some alarm. But to my  amazement 1 discovered her "hard at  work preparing a meal for thc gar-  ilson, just as calmly and quietly as if  nothing out of the common were oc-  curing. She greeted me with a smile,  showed me her puddings boiling on  the (ire, and pointed to a number of  buckets which stood about tho verandah. These wero filled with some  peculiar-looking fluid; and I enquired  what it might be. In answer 1 was  told that was oatmeal and valor.  "If we are to fight," said this  (laughter of war, "you will find it  thirsty work, 1 shall pul these buckets,  with mugs, at convenient places, so  that you may assuage your thirst if  occasion serves."  I noticed also that sho had prepared  a large quantity of lint In case it  should bo required, and had arranged  a number of mattresses In tho verandah. Her courage put fresh heart Into  me, as without doubt It-did Into everyone else who saw her, I I old her that  sho was braver than tlio boldest man  amongst us, and sho thereupon showed that she still had siillicient ot' (ho  woman loft in her to blimh with  pleasure at the compliuionl.  "If the enemy were only forty miles  awivy at midday," said Mr. Maybourno  as We carried tho men's tea out into  tho open to them, "(hoy ought to bo  close at hand now. When we've done  our meal we'll post extra sentries;  for though T do not for a moment expect they'll attack us in the dar, it  would never do to allow ourselves to  be surprised."  I agreed will him; and, accordingly,  as soon as our tea was finished, men  wore placed not only al the four corners of the laager, but at equal distances between them. The remainder  lay down 10 rest wherever they could  make themselves most comfortable. I  found myself about the only exception to tho rule; and, do what I would,  I could not sleep. Having tried for an  hour and a half, and found it still impossible, I- went across to the verandah and sat down in one of the cane  chairs there. I had not been there  manv moments before I was joined  by Agnes, who seated herself beside  me. I reproved her for not resting  after hor labors of tho day.  "I could not sleep" she answered.  "Brave as you call me, I am far too  nervous to "rest. Do you really think  the enemy will attack us in the morn-  in"?"   -  "Not knowing their plans, I cannot  say," I replied, '.'but T must confess it  looks terribly like it."  "In thai case I want you to promise  mo something. Gi'bert."  "What is It?" T asked. "You know  there is nothing I would not do for  you, Agnes. What am I to promise?"  "That if we are overpowered you  will not lot me fall into their hands  alive. You may think me a coward,  but I dread that more than any  thought of death."  "Hush! You must not ta.lk like that.  Have no fear, we will not let you fall  into their hands.- You know there is  not a man upon the ' inine'who -would  not give his life for vou."  She leaned a little forward and  looked into my face. "1 know you  would protect me, would you not?"  "Wait and see. The man who  touches you, Agnes, will have to do  It over my dead body. Do you know  that to-night, for some reason or  other, I feel more superstitious than  I have ever done before. I can't rid  myself of thc thought that. I am near  the one vital crisis of my life."  "What do you mean, Gilbert? You  frighten me."  "I cannot tell you what I mean, for  I don't lcnow myself. I think I'm what  the Scotch call 'fey.'" .  "I have prayed to God fo������- you." she  said. "Ho who has protected us before will do so again. Let us do our  duty and leave the rest to Him."  "Amen lo that." I answered solemnly; and then with a whispered "goodnight" sho got up and went into the  house again.  Hour after hour I sat on in the  verandah, as much unable to sleep as  I had been at tho beginning. At intervals I made a circuit of thc sentries,  and convinced myself that no man was  sleeping at his post, but for the greater part of tho time I sat staring at  the winking stars. Though I searched  the open space outside the laager over  and over again, not a sign of the  enemy could I discover. If they were  there," they must have been keeping  wonderfully quiet. The sighing of the  breeze  in   the long veldt grass was  ow   my  friends were getting on was, however,  nearly my undoing; for if I had been  more intent upon my own concerns,  I should have scea a man wriggling  along on thc ground towards me. Just  however, as ho wi's about to hurl his  assegai 1 caught sight of him, and  brought my rille lo tlie shoulder. Seeing this, he rose to his feat with a  jump, and hurled his spear. I dodged  with tho quickness of lightning, and  heard it strike (lie tyro of tho wheel  behind me. AI Ihe same instant I  covered him am! pulled the trigger.  To my horror the rifle did not go ofi\  I had fired my nine shots, and tho  magazine was empty. But my wits  did not desert mo for long. Before tho  savage' had time to clamber on to tho  wheel and raise his knob-kerrio, I  was within striking distance, and,  swinging my rille by (ho barrel high  into the air, brought tho butt down  upon his head with a crash that might  have been hoard yards away. It  jirtishod iu his skull like an egg-shell,  anil lit- fell like a log and never moved  again.  As he went down a sudden peace  descended  upon the field, and for a  moment or two every man wondered  what hnd happened. The smoke quick,  ly cleared away, and when It did wo  saw (bin. the foe had retired,   1   accordingly clambered back to my old  position,  and  looked  about  mo,   My  throat was liko u lime ki.ln, and my  eyes were dry as dust, But I was not  going to lake any refreshment, though  a bucket stood quite close to me. un:il  I had refilled my rille, This done, I  crossed to thc bucket, fillc-1 the-mug  and drank its contents with a relish  such as T had never known In my lifo  before.  When  I had    handed    it    tq  another man, I turned about and cn.:  delivered to take stock of bur com*  pany. From whoro I stood I could seo  two mon    stretched    out    upon    (ho  ground. The one nearest mo I knew  instantly. Tt  was  Mackinnon,   and  a  single glance was sufficient to tell me  that he was dead, The other T could  not for (.he moment Identify, Mr, May.  bourne, I  way  relieved   fo  seo,  was  unhure save for a wound on big left  hand, which he explained he had received in a hand-to-hand encounter in  his comer.  We've taught tho .brutes a .lesson  in all conscience," ho' said. "I don't  fancy they'll be as eager next time.  How many men have we lost?"  In order to find out, we walked  quickly round our defences, encouraging fhe garrison as wo vent, and  bidding thorn replenish thc magazines  of their rifles while they had the  chance.  (To be Continued.)  Dandruff is a Disease  nrv1 the forerunner of linMneu. EVERY  WOMAN SHOULD WASH HER HEAD  ONCE A WEEK with 7 SutherUnct Sister",  Hair and Scalp Cleaner. It kills ihe dandruff  germ, beautifies and strengthens the hair.  All druggists 50c. or postpaid from   '  Seven Sutherland Sisters  Sample sent for 10c.    179 King Si. W��������� Toronto  E*1WII 'in, 1.1 .ui,,���������...um,.. ��������� I..!!,..!,  Preserving the   Proprieties.  A traveler in the mountains of Tennessee had been stowed away in the  best bed the cottage afforded. Late  in the night he was awakened by the  voice of the paterfamilias addressed  to tho daughter, who was entertaining  company by the fireside.  "Mandy," growled the old man,  "is that young man tliere yit?"  "Yep, pap."  "Is he got his arm round yer  waist?"  "Yep,   pap."  "You-all tell him  to take'l away."  "Aw, ye tell him yourself, pap,"  replied thc girl in a dull, lifeless  voice. "He air a plum stranger to  me."���������Success Maga'/.iiio.  A Cure for Fever "nd Ague.���������Disturbance of the stomach ami liver always precede attacks of fever and  aguo, showing derangement of thc digestive organs nnd deterioration in  the quality of the blood. In these  ailments Parnicloc's Vegetable Pills  have been found most effective, abating the fever and subduing tho ague  in a few days. There are many who  lire .subject to these distressing disturbances and to these there is pa  better prcnnralioii procurable as u  means of reliof.  ABSENTMINDED  INVALID.  THE  PRISON  BIRD.  This African Beauty Seals His lyiat?  Up In the Nest.  Tbe peculiarity of tho prison bird, n  feathered beauty of Afrlcn, Is that  he is tbe most tyrannical nnd Jou.ous  of husbands, Imprisoning his matg  throughout her nesting time. Livingstone watched the bird's habits while  In Monpour nnd iu his subsequent ou-  suivanous reierreu 'to~niD_'iii!Si"~iis_-a  prison and the female bird as a slave.  Tbe nest Is built hi the hollow of a  tree through an opening In the bark.  As soon as .It is completed tbe mother  bird enters carefu.ly aud fearfully and  settles down lu K. Then papa v. alls  up the opening, leaving only just s.mee  enough for air and food to pass through,  lie keeps faithful guard nnd brings  food at regular Intervals without fail.  The female thrives under her enforced  retirement. But if the prison bird Is  killed or in auy other way prevented  from fulfilling his duties the mother  and her little ones must die of starvation, for she cannot free herself from  bondage.  Normally the Imprisonment lasts until the chicks are old enough to fly.  Then the male bird destroys the barrier with his beak and liberates Ida  family. "It is charming," writes Livingstone, "to see the joy with u hich  the little prisoners greet the light and  the unknown world."  "At last," he sighed, "we're alone.  I've been hoping for this chance."  "So have I, said she, very frankly.  "Ah I you have guessed, then, that  I wnnted to tell you that I love you."  "Yes; and I want to say 'No' and  get it over with."���������London  Opinion.  CHILDHOOD DANGERS.  IVlien I got up one mornln' I told ma  1 ain't a-feelln' well.   I got a pain  That .seems to start out somewheres  In  my Jaw  An" spread op till It gets into my brain.  But sho' Just smile an' say for to dress  An'  wash my face an' comb an "brush  my hair.  She say when I've et breakfas", wliy, she  guess  .. I'll not have any pain that I can't bear.  So I get dressed, but It lakes a long while,  An'  ma come In an' say I must  malco  liusto.  I say I'm sick us sick, an' ma sho smile  An'   say   bo  sure  my   shous   Is  neatly  laeeil.  Then sho go back downstairs, an' pretty  soon  My pa call up th' stairs an' ask If I  Am a-goin' to get dressed by afternoon,  An' If I ain't I'll have to show him why!  Bo then I hurry some, an" 'I go down  To brcaktns', an' my pa he look at me  An'   ask   mu  what's  th'   matter,   Willi   a  frown.  Ho say I'm well ns far as he can see.  But I Just lean my fomul on my hand  An' say 1 think that 1 am feverish  An' I'm not hungry an' 1 just'can't stand  To see  th'  ham  an" eggs tliere on  th'  dish.  My pa he say I just lm-inaglnc It,  To eat  some food,  an'  then   I'll  be all  right.  But I say no; I just can't cat a bit  An' try my best to look real weak an"  white.  Then  ma she ask   mo  where   I   feel  tha  worst,  An' l'say cv'rywlicres an' twlcet as bad  As I did when I told about it first;  ThaMt's in' sickest sick I over had.  But  pa ho  say  pooh-pooh;  that what  I  need  Is just to got a hustle on myself.  An' ma sho say don't scold mo, an'  shn  read  Th' names 0' all tho bottles on th' shelf  An' try to think 0' something 1 can take  An' ask me once again .lust how I feel.  An' I say that most overywliorcs 1 ache  An'   that   my   head   is   turnhV   like   a  wheel.  An" so ma reach out an' feel my head  An' say I don't seem feverish at all,  But that perhaps I better go to bed;  If I   got  worse,  she'll  have  th"  doctor  call.  An' so I went.   An' Willie Johnson he  Come  yellin'  for  mo to  como  out  an'  play  Buhcause there ain't no school that day.  An', gee,  I'd clean forgot that It was Saturdayl  ���������Chicago Evening Post,  HEART  ?   TROUBLE"  "I Suffered With for Years���������Pe7fu~na Cured  Me Entirely/'  .Miss Albina Chauvin, No. 60 Ruo Agnes, Et. Ilonri, Montreal, Can,, writos:  "I consider Peruna better than any other remedy, as it cured mo when  nothing olse could. I Buffered for years and years with, heart trouble,  headache and weakness. I never oxpoctcd to find anything to euro me. ��������� I  saw one ctay, in "La Prosse," that Peruna was excellent and I tried it. One  boltlo produced a change in mo^an'd if tho'prieo had been $100 a bottle'I  would havo paid it gladly.   I havo taken six bottles and am entirely OUXed,  Please accept ray thanks and best wishes for your Peruna."  No symptom that indicates any of  the ailments of childhood should be  allowed to pass without prompt attention. The little ailment may soon  become a serious one, and perhaps  a little life passes out. xi Baby's  Own Tablets are kept in the House  minor troubles can be promptly cured  and serious ailments thus averted.  And tho Tablets can be given with  equal safety to the new bom babe or  the well grown child. Mrs. H. Gen-  dron, Martinville, Que., says:���������"I  have used Baby's Own Tablets and  have found them in every way satisfactory. I always feel safe when I  have them at hand.^/ ' Sold by all  medicine dealers or by iiin.il at 25c a  box from the Dr. Williams' Medicine.  Co., Brockvillo,  Ont.  the only sound that I could   distinguish.  I heard the clock in the house behind me strike one, two, and then  three. By the time the last hour  sounded, it was beginning to grow  light. Prom where I sat in the verandah, I could just discern the shadowy outline of the wagons, and distinguish the figures of the sentries  as they paced to and fro at their  posts.  Thinking it was time to be astir, I  rose from my chair and went into the  house to help Agnes by lighting the  fire for her, and putting the kettles  on to boil. :  I had just laid the sticks, and was  about to sot a match to them, when  a shot rang out on the northern side  of tho laager. It was Immediately followed by another from the south. I  waited to hear no more, but snatched  up my rifle from the table and ran  out Into the open. Before I had crossed the verandah, shots wero being  .fired in all directions, and on reaching my post, I discovered a blade  crowd advancing at a run towards us.  "Steady men, steady," I heard Mr,  Maybourne shout as ho took up his I  station. "Don't lose your heads what- !  TOBACCO  POISON.  If You Must Smoke, Puff Your Cigar  or Pipe Leisurely.  That It is much more \ itjurious ta  smoke quickly than slowly is the conclusion arrived at by two Austrian  scientists after careful study and experiment  The two professors���������Dr. Lieberninnn  nnd Dr. Davidovics���������������������������tested pieces of  cotton which had been placed in the  mouthpieces of pipes and cigar holders  and found them covered with yellowish brown flecks. These were found  to be of a tarry nature, produced during the process of combustion, and  highly poisonous.  It was found also that two cigars of  tbe same brand and strength often  produced differing degrees of discoloration of the cotton. Further Investigation showed that those differences were  due to the length of time occupied in  smoking. The sumo weight of tobacco  smoked In five minutes produced nearly three times as many yellowish  brown spots as If It were smoked In  fifteen minutes. The professors therefore concluded that a rapid smoker  inhales a much Inrger quantity of  poisonous substance, to the consequent  Injury of his health, than does his  more phlegmatic colleague.���������Pall Mall  Gazette.  "Still trying to muster up courage  to propose to the girl, aro you, Algy?  "Dctili boy, I. cawn't be a clam,  don't vou know. She suvs I'm a  lobstah."  Keep Minard's Liniment in the house.  Cracked eggs are sold in soldiers'  canteens at a reduced price, and, i-.s  Tommy Atkins is not a man of means  there  iS   fmrly  ������ood  dc in a nil  for-llicoe  damaged articles. One day a Scotsman walked into the canteen and  asked for two penn'orth of cracked  eggs.  "We've got none," said the steward.  "Aweel," said the Scot, "ye might  just- crack us a few, then."���������Tit-Bits.  Warts arc disfigurements that disappear when treated with Holloway's  Corn Cure.  A  STORY OF NELSON.  Horses and Music.  over you do. Keep under cover, nnd I     Horses are particularly sensitive to  M,\nii������ U" y������"''������ COrt      y������Ur nn,sIc-    G,Icnoe< wl"> carefully studied  will toll.  Tho words were hardly out of his  mouth before the enemy were upon  ns, brandishing their assegais and  shields, and yelling In a manner that  would have chilled the Wood of the  oldest veteran.-It was the firrit time  I had ever fired a shot at my follow  man, and for the moment I wld ccn������  foss to feeling afraid, However, that  soon passed, and I found myself  taking aim,-and firing as coolly as the  best of them. Though I was hardly conscious that I had pulled tho trigger,  I saw tho man directly In front ot  me���������a fine, tall follow with a nodding  head-dress of feathers���������suddenly  throw up his arms and fall forward  on his faco, tearing at tho ground  with his hands in his death agony.  But I was not ablo to do moro than  glanco at him before two others woro  upon mc. This tlmo I fired with moro  deliberation than bofoto, with tlio re  ----- ���������-   -    .- ,    suit that both went down, ono aftoj  and momentary dismay only one put i tll0 otll01.( ,,ko ninepins.   Then   for  in an  annciara.nea   Tun rest had  do-    W|iat j,oonjn,i ���������. vmr   hut must hi riV  thc matte?, quotes the following etui  oils fact: "In 1892 the Fifty-eighth regiment of Infantry was making n military test march when the music struck  up. The young horse of Captain De  R. hastened forward nnd phiced Itself,  in spite of Its rider, behind the Inst rank  of the musicians. Then It followed  peacefully, giving obvious signs of  pleasure. ���������  "When the music ceased the captain  wns nblo to resumo bis place at the  head of his company, but the band  struck up again, and tho horse, notwithstanding the efforts of Captain De  It., galloped ahead and once more  placed itself behind the muslclimB.  This happened every time tlio band  played."  Lions hnvo been found to listen with  marked Joy to the piano. They appreciate the top notes and tbo medium,  but roar terribly when tlio bass Iceyi  aro struck loudlv. - ���������   "'  The   Presence   of   Mind   of  the   Great  tnglish Admiral.  Captain Malum.relates the following  anecdote concerning Lord Nelson's letter proposing a truce to the crown  prince of Deumark, dispatched in tho  midst of hostilities:  The decks being cleared of'all partitions fore and aft and all ordinary conveniences removed. Nelson wrote In  full view of all on the deck where ho  was, at the casing of the rudder'head.  standing, aud as tie wrote an officer  standing by took a copy. The original,  in his own hand; was put into an en  velope and sealed, with his arms. Th������  officer was about to use a wafer, but  Nelson said:  "No; send for sealing wax and can  die." ;:."'"  Some delay followed owing to the  man's having had bis head taken off  by a ball. "Send another messenger  for the wax," said the admiral when  Informed of this, and when the wafers  were again suggested he simply relter  nted the order.  A large quantity of wax was used  and extreme care taken that tbe Impression of the seal should be perfect  Colonel Stewart asked:  "Why under so hot n lire and nfter  so lamentable an accident have you attached so much Importance to a clr  cu instance apparently trill Ing 7"  "iind I made use of a wafer," replied Nelson, "the wafer would hnve  been still wet when the letter wns  presented to the crowD prince, no  would have Inferred that the lette*  was sent olT In a hurry and thnt we  had some pressing reasons for being in  a hurry.  The wax told no talcs."  Tho Accurate Boy.  Tbe small boy stood in the doorway,  with bis battered but iu bis hand  "If you please, thir, do you want to  hire a boy?"  The great merchant looked around at  his caller.  "Did yon wipe your feet on the outside?" he harshly demanded.  The small boy shook his bead.  "No, thir," he replied; "I wiped my  shoes on tho outside."  There was a moment's silence.  "Hang up your hat," said the merchant. "You're engaged." ��������� Cleveland  Plain Dealer.  Hard Luck.  E������I?Q-  -** -2ii-'-^iruTE=^  I ,l.  ,.������  TTrr  i  ��������� -  -|ll '!  t  , "'!  !>���������!���������  i J?������������1  ���������    Qfc..  S-sa-  TLu- city rarmer���������Doggone It! I  planted threo cans of baked beans hern  a month ago, an* dere ain't no signs of  'em growiu' yet!���������New Tori; World.  Possibly.  A suffragette lecturer recently  brought down I ho house with the following argument:  "I have no vote, but my groom has.  I have a great .-espect for that man in  the stables, but I ntn sure that if I  wcro to go to him and say, Mohu, will  you exercise the franchise?' he would  reply, 'Please, mum, which -horse be  lhat?'"-rick-Mc-Up. -  "Please  Thanhs and Best  Wishes For Your  PE-RU-NA."  Many cases of heart trouble are caused |    Such a- condition of tho stomach lj  by reflex disturbances.  Derangements of   the  stomach  and  liver produce symptoms of heart trouble.  Catarrh of the stomach is a very frequent cause of sympathetic heart dis  ease.  Palpitation, shortness of breath and  bloating after meals are the most prominent symptoms.  also liable to .produce headaches of th������  ���������worst sort. _  Medicines that palliate tho symptoms  ���������will nover lead to a euro.'  It Is the effect -which Poruna has upon  the stomach, healing tho mucous meiu-  ���������brancs and restoring the natural function of tho stomach, that causes Peruna  to bring such prompt relief.  MANUFACTURED  BY PERUNA DRUG   MANUFACTURING   COMPANY,  COLUMBUS,  OHIO,   U.  S.  A.-  Fjaw for Strawberries and  Sleredded Wheat.  Nature's     purest    and best food, insuring a clear head and,  healthy  body.  Is' Invigorating Without  Being   Heating.  Try It.   ".Sold by All Grocers.  Cause of the Row.  Mrs. Popley���������I'or goodness' sake!  What's the mutter with Tommy?  Mr. Topley (from the bathroom)--Ob,  he wants the earth.  Mrs. Popley���������Wants the earth?  Mr. Popley���������Yes; at least that portion of it thiit I'm Hying to wash off  his hands and face.���������Catholic Standard  and Times.  Great Falling Off.  Pearl-What is the trouble, dear?  Ruby���������Doohoo! I���������I'm afraid George  doesn't love me auy wore! " ���������  Pearl���������Kidiculoiis'l Didn't be say If  you died he would shod a quart of  tears?;  Kuby���������Yes, but ��������� but��������� boohoo; he  used to say he'd ������hed a gallon!���������Chicago News.  How He Got It.  "IInd_comp'ny fo' dinnnh ylsli'dy.  Mali htisban' stopped at Mr. Green's  store Saturd'y ebenln un' done got a  line spring chicken."  ������������������--.-���������-���������  "Yna&?" replied (he jealous neighbor.  "Dnt Mistah (Jrecn sho' Is de mos'  keerless, oiisuspeetiu' innn!"���������Philadelphia Press.  'A Contradictory Questioning.  "A young man who wants to get  married has certainly contradictory  preliminaries to go through."  "What are they?"  "First he must pop the i|itestlnn. and  then he must question the pop."���������Baltimore American,  V7.   N,   U.   No.   693.  No Satisfying Him.  "Ah," he sighed, "if you only gave  me the least hope 1"���������  "Gnu-lotis!" Jiiiprnipli'd the hnrd  honrtcd belle. "I've been giving you  Ihe leiist I ever jjiiro to any uinu."���������  Des Moines Herts lor. J .  tiU\*J.-Lr-^      " 11/03..  /;,  His Crime.  A   populnr  nctress   recently  .visited  Chicago's Ghetto seeking  n  samovar  In that strange section of cosmopolitan-  torn  she beard n "new one."    "As  I  turned n corner," said tbo lady, "tbe  buy's mother hnd blm by the cur, and  Jt; her uplifted raised Iiaud there wns n  menacing barrel stuvo. 'I'll learn ye to  tie the kettle to tho cnt's tall!' she yell  ������'d In wrnth.   'It wasn't our cntr cried  the frightened boy.   'No, It wasn't out  cat,' almost shrieked the enraged moth  *r, 'but It wus our lutctlui'"  Forest Protection Along Railways  Before tne advent of the railway, n  beautiful green forest;" a'ter the railway is built, only a blackened waste.  ' Such has often been the case during the construction of a railway;  that there is no necessity for such  to happen has been proved by actual  experience. The Canada Atlantic  Kail way runs through-what was one  of tlie "most valuable pineries in Canada. Its builder, Mr. John It. Booth,  was himself a lumberman of long experience, and he placed on his contractors restrictions as to burning  brush and setting fires generally, such  that no forest fire of importance occurred in the whole course of tho  building of the railway. In the building of the Terniskaming and Northern  Ontario Railway, too, serious forest  fires have been conspicuous by their  absence, by reason of continual and  watchful patrolling-of thc line; and  this notwithstanding the fact til at the  road runs through some tracts of timber of the greatest value.  During the construction of the Canadian Pacific Railway and other  railways, Unfortunately, similar vigilance has not been exercised; and we  find that along that line many serious fires took place. To this, more  than to all other causes, is due the  fact that the whole country from Nip-  igon, Ont., west to within a short distance east of \Vinnipeg lias been  burnt over���������to say nothing of many  tracts .iii ihe Rookies, covered, until  the: railway was built, with one of the  finest forests in the world. ,In ISCf-  there was a solid forest stretching  from Nipigon westward nearly lo  Winnipeg. Partially burnt at tlie  time of the passage of the troops lo  suppress the first Kiel rebellion, railway construction in 1882-84 completed the destruction; though even iii  1884 one could walk a hundred miles  east of Lake Superior through un-  burnt forest..  The building of the Grand Trunk  Pacffie. furnishes the greatest problem  of the present in forest protection.  IBoth in the eastern section -and in  that now being constructed westward  from Edmonton .much danger from  fire must be guarded against. The  authorities of New Brunswick . have  conferred with the Dominion.authorities as to the taking of steps to guard  against the setting of forest fires during thc building of the road in that  province, where some very valuable  tracts of timber are traversed by the  right of way, and arrangements-have  now been made for a patrol of the  lines this summer. Patrol of the G.  I'.P. west of Kdmonton, Alta., has  also been arranged and is .now in  operation.  It Is a Liver Pill.���������Many of the ailments that man has lo cent-end with  have their origin in a disordered liver, which is a delicate organ, peculiarly susceptible to the disturbances  that come from irregular habits cr  lack of care in eating and '.drinking.  This accounts for the great;���������'many liv-  2r regulators now pressed on the attention of sufferers. Of these there"  is none superior to Parmelee's Vege-'  table Pills. Their operation though  gentle is effective, and the most delicate can use them.  First man (proudly)���������There was a  time, sir, when I rode in my own carriage.  Second man.���������When '���������your mother  pushed it, I presume.���������Tho Circle.  Minard's   Liniment,   Lumberman's  Friend.  One way to be executive is to do  it yourself; another and more proficient way is to got others to do it.  Kind^ words    can never die,  cruel ortes won't.  and  It is extremely hard to make good  when you' feel bad.  19  SHIRTS  No stiff-bosomed shirt, no matter how  well it fits, can ever g v the same comfort  that a soft-bosom does  With a IJegJigc, or Soft-bosom Shirt,  there is no 'binding across the chest���������  nothing stiff or uncomfortable to impede  yoar movements.  Tooke Neglige Shirts can be had either  with plain or pleated bosoms in a big variety  of exclusive designs.  They are made either with or without  attached cuffs.  Shirts having nttached cuffs arc thc moot  popular and most convenient,  TOOKE DROTHEnS, LIMITED    -    MONTREAL.  S.  vs.< ���������\;  THE    LEDGE,    GREENWOOD,    BRITISH    COLUMBIA.  !A  i gBS^^^sam^ggiawt^^  JT takeshai d rubbing to get cooked starch  * into a fabric, because cooking stirch increases the size of its particles or cells  fourfold. '  Celluloid Starch  KoaJcsimo the fabric in  irs raw state, fill, ihe  little spues and is then  enlarg  ed   by  the heat  of the  iron ���������'���������  malting:  the surface per-  '    fectly  1 smooth  iind  leaving-  the  fabric thoroughly  ���������   stiffened.  Jt gives greater '  '   beauty and lonff-  .   "erlife to your linen.  ^     Your grocer can supply if if yon insist.  Large  Sample  FREE.  MUfaMUW^HM  RUMP TALKS SHOP,  l/l/hat the Dilapidated-Has to Say  ���������'" About'His Profession.  STRANGE EVENTS HAPPEN.  Never Sticks. Requires no Cooking  Tlie Brantfora Starch Works, Limited, Bmntford, Canada  tmEZ2mMmiti!minmm!mms5g&&!^������3  ] Too Much for; "Uncle Joe."  ���������By the side- of a certain Illinois  suburban, railroad stands a fertilizer  factory" which gives out a particularly offensive smell. A "lady who frequently has occasion-to travel on this  , line always carries with her a bottle  of lavender smelling salts. One morning Speaker Cannon took tho seat beside her. As the train neared Uie factory thc lady opened ..her bottle, of  salts. Soon the car was filled with  tho horrible -odor of the "fertilizer.  NTlic .Speaker stood it as long as he  could, ,'thcn addressing himself, to the'  lady; wIionHlic saw. holding the bottle  to lier'noso, ho-said: "Madam, would  yon' mind, putting the cork in that  bottle?"���������Success Magazine.  And the Moral .Lesson to Bo Drawn  From Most of Them In His Favor,  Says   Knight   of  the   Road���������He   Ob-  -  jects to Being Jailed.  [Copyrle-ht, M07. by T. C. McCluro.]  "I. wouldn't .go so,far as. to recommend the heir to n million dollar estate  to turn I ram p." said the dilapidated  gentleman as he pocketeiytbe quarter  tendered him, "but at the same time  I wish to.say'Unit enjoyable events  are constantly happening in this profession. Perhaps the leading one Is  being suspected of murder.- It has.  happened to me some five or six times  In "the hist eight years, niid I now-look  Very many persons' die annually  from cholera anil "kindred summer  complaints, who might have been saved if proper remedies had been used.'  "If attacked do not delay in getting a  bottle of Dr. J. D. Kellogg's Dysentery Cordial, the medicine that never  fails to effect a cure. Those who have  used it say that it acts promptly, and  ��������� thoroughly" subdues tlie pain and  disease.  "Colonel,'who was the bravest man  you-ever knew?" asked the" beautiful  girl."   -  "He was a cook in my regiment.'  "A cook?"  "Yes.    He always tasted the soup  . before he dished any of it up for the  rest 'of us."���������Chicago Record-Herald.  $100 REWARD, $100. ,  The readers of this paper 'will .be  pleased 10 learn that there is at least  one dreaded disease that science has  been able to cure in all its stages,  "and-that is Catarrh. Hall's Catarrh  Cure is the only positive cure. now  known to the medical fraternity.  Catarrh being a constitutional disease,  requires a constitutional treatment.  Hall's Catarrh Cure is taken internally, acting directly upon the blood  and_mucous surfaces of the system,  thereby destroying' the foundation ol  the disease, and giving the patient  strength by building up the constitution and assisting nature in doing  its work. The proprietors, have so  much faith in'its curative powers that  they offer One Hundred Dollars for  any case that it fails to cure. Send  for list of testimonials.  Address F. J. CHENEY & CO.,  ,.-.,, Toledo, 0.  Sold by druggists, 75c.   '  Take Hall's Family Pills for constipation.  Edith���������And how is Maud getting on  with young Brown, that new, beau  of hers?  ' Ethel���������Don't be talking! Brown is  so dreadfully g'reen, poor Maud is  quite blue.���������Boston Transcript.  Ask for Minard's and take no other.  /  "GET OCT OF THIS JAILif  forward to it as a part and parcel of  the season's programme.  "There has been a murder committed in a city, a village or out in the  country, and the murderer has, got  away. The murder may have been  for revenge, robbery, jealousy or what  not The first thing tbe police do, failing to Iind the guilty party within" a  few hours. Is to lay tho crime to  tramps. Their own ree.ords would  show them that the tramp class Is  more clear of capital crimes* than almost any other, mid yet" the first instinct is to go for it. ��������� Tbe call goes  forth in city and village' to round it  up, and country constables for fifty  miles around are warned to be on the  lookout.  "I am"plodding along a country highway or taking a nap under a tree beside the road when the heavy hand of  the law is laid upon me. The constable  may have.five or sis men at his back,  nil armed and all regarding tne as a  most desperate character. I am bound  hand and foot There Is much rejoicing. The constable feels that be will  be-nominated for sheriff next-time,  and "those-with him know they will be  regarded as heroes for some time "to  come. 1 am told that I am X- red  handed murderer and that if I so much  as raise a finger 1 shall have my brains  blown" Into the next county.  "The procession heads for the county  jail and makes a triumphal entry info  the town. Everybody turns out to see  and to ask questions. The constable  and his assistants are almost carried  around on the shoulders of tbe mob. A  boom sets in, and real estate jumps 25  per cent. It is hours before the excitement abates. Tbe telephone and the  telegraph spread (be news all over the  country that Ihe murderer has been arrested, and the jailer wouldn't trade  places with the president of tbe United States.  "Of course there Is a mob of newspaper men. aud of course I am pictured  and described as a villain and all that  'Our reporter' may not even get In to  see me, but that makes no difference  with his writing two or three columns  about, the affair and giving my personal description. People are let in to  gaze on a wild beast Not a man has  tbe slightest doubt that I am guilty.  "If ,1 have been captured for a murder outside tbe county I" am taken  away after three or four days. If It is  in tbe county I. am kept In" jail until  tbe examination comes off. In either  event I live like.a fighting cock. Tbe  officials all defer to me. I get extras  with my meals for beiug a murderer.  I get cigars for being a hero. .Ministers  call to see me, and now and then a  bouquet comes In!. I am informed by  the detectives and others that they  have got a straight case agalust mc  nnd then advised to own up and throw  myself on the mercy of the court  That's where the laugh comes in.    '  One of Two Things Sure to Happen.  "Iu (he'course of a week one of two  things is jsure' to happen. The officers  either gi't;thp rlgliLclew nnd I am set  at.liberty or I ain;arriiigned for examination. In tlie former ease the sheriff  comes to my cell nnd calls out:.  " 'Here, you miserable old tramp, get  out.or thlsl'  ��������� ���������"'What for?'  "'Because,I say-so. You are discharged rrom custody. Why In the  devil   didn't   you. say   you   weren't  guilty?'.���������."���������    ,'; .  "���������But I did.'   '���������  "'Doti't He to me! .-Gel,out ���������of .this  jail! A nice mess you have made of  It! People rin callingme the biggest  ass In. the state! Get a hump on yourself!'  -'. '.:;';;." '.'���������'���������,-"  "And two years ago In nn Ohio Jail,  where "T hnd lain for a week under  '.'biirge of ;n double murder, Ihe .sheriff''  -'���������icked meliis'Iloft tbo Jail.   I went  ���������V."':''* to n lawyer nnd hnd him ar-  fested Tor assault aud buttery, titid ue  nettled tbo case by banding me .?3D.  "If I am arraigned I ntu given n lawyer, It's dead easy for him to show  exactly where I was, at the date; or,  rtitlior, where T wasn't. On ono occasion I was at work In the Imylleld sixty miles from the spot. On another I  was chopping wood for a farmer seventy miles distant.   I um\set ut liberty,  ������. j .��������� t..i,���������;-.1. ,���������    ,     :., but grudgingly.    The public ' had Its  You need not hesitate about using this ���������,,.���������, ���������inrY��������� ���������n iimt |..L m.iirv nmi  new Hair Vlgorfrom anyfearofitschang- m,u<! "intle,,,p tn,t l Y^.lty������ ���������  Ing the color of your hair.   The new 8ll0U,d  bo lmngocI' "ml ll,s n ���������dlsn"'  Ayer's Hair Vigor prevents, prematurr pohitmeiit lo all.  grayrjess, but does not change ihe colo "Let uie tell you Unit the dilapidated  of the hair oven to the slightest degree goutlcmnn  reasoned   things out  loug  *���������-au*ibym������.r.o.4jrwco.,low������u.������mi.-=: sgo.   Ho la no mote n orlnilnnl bv In-  Her Sweet Revenge.  Difficult subjects require careful  handling, and for this reason a room  clerk at a woman's hotel must have  special qualifications."One of the ni/Eiy  applicants to approach a clerk of this  ttlass was a young, prepossessing woman, who, a few days ago, walked to tbe  desk and bositatiugly nsked If a room  could be had at a moderate price.-  "Would you like a room at a dollar and  a half a day?" With a stariled look  she replied. "I want one at ?3 a week."  "We have rooms at that price, but none-  vacant Vou can see that the oflice is  full .of guests, and It Is not probablo  that wesluill have such a room as you  desire until one of our guests dies���������or  gets married." -Sweeping the office  with bcr eyes, the young woman replied sweetly,. "Oh, tueD, Jt Js" hopeless!"  grinct than any other man. Tie doesn't  want to lose his life or his liberty. Ho  Js not greedy for gain. Kot ono tramp  In ten would quit the road if be got a  legacy of $5,000. Give him sufficient  for today and the morrow may go  hang.,' He may bit back If, you hit  him, but he has no cause to want to  miirder any one. He may steal to assuage hunger, but not for profit. Now  and then you hear of some"tramp robbing n farmhouse. Ho Is elther-drnnk  or a fool. 'No pawnbroker will take  anything from him, because ho Is a  tramp. No person will buy auy of his  plunder for fear of being compromised.  The tramp with: sense in his head  knows this, and If n dozen farmhouses  were open to him there would be no  temptation. ��������� \  "Suppose that n tramp stole $25 lu  cash from a house. If he struck a  town nnd went to buy a suit of clothes  he'd be suspected. .If he went to a hotel and .wauled' to become a guest he'd  be suspected. If he even bought a new  hat or a new pair of shoes it might be'  made the grounds for his arrest. How  would it profit him, then, to .take the  money?  . "I have worked for a farmer for six  weeks on a stretch and taken tbe road  "with $30 In my pocket I have been  arrested a day laler iind hnd lo send  for him to prove Hint I wasn't a thief.  If I had a ten dollar bill in my pocket  I might walk 200 miles nnd not find  anybody to change it for mo. I onco  found a twenty dollar bill on tho  streets of'a lown.. I carried thnt bill-  .with mo for four months and then nt  last gave "a tin peddler $2 premium "to  change it He fell sure,that I had  stolon it, but decided to take chances.  Tramp Is Suspected.  "You see thai n horse has been stolen and a tramp is suspected. Bosh!  Where would he go with it? Whom  could he sell It to? ��������� Vou seo that a  country "store has been robbed. .It was  tramps tbat'did it. Bosh!. What"could  they do with, their plunder? A post*  office is entered and the safe blown  open. Tramps some more. .Bosh!  When you find a- tramp thnt can blow  a safe you may look for cows/with  wings. Tbe door of that' postoflice  might be left wide open every night in  the year and he would pass .on.  ."Three .years ago in Connecticut a  farmer's barn was robbed -of fifty  bushels 'Of oats one uigbt His own  bags were used to sack them up. The  team used to draw them away was followed for six miles. I was within ten  miles of tbe site of tbe robbery that  night, and next day I was arrested as  tho robber. I was held in jail - for. n  week before being examined to allow  of the sheriff woiking up tbe case, but  when things finally came to a head  you ouglit_ to have heard the jugtiee  score him. He was a man of sense,  he was, and he made the sheriff out a"  born fool within ten minutes. If 1  stole the oats I must have stolen a  team to draw them away.. Who had  lost a team? It would have taken two  mon to sack nnd load the oats. Where  was the other man?  "Oh, yes, there are events in the life  of every dilapidated gentleman on tho  road, aud tbe moral lesson to be drawn  from most of them is in his favor. lie  does less lying than any salesman,  less stealing than confidential clerks,  and, as for immorality) your millionaire  is convicted of it oftener than your  tramp."-       "~_  ���������.       " ~,,'M. QUAD.   -  Unreasoning Antipathy.  "Father," said little Hollo, "what Is-  an anarchist?"  "An anarchist," my son. Is a man .who  would want to mob the umpire even if  he was doing everything possible to  give tbe home learn the best of it"���������  Washington Star.  The Trouble.  INDIGESTION  CAN_BE CURED  Dr. Williams' Pink Pills Succeed  After Other Remedies Fail.  There are twenty drugs to help your  digestion for a time, but tliere js  only one medicine 'that can positively cure your indigestion for good. To  any one with'indigestion a half dozen  boxes of Dr. Williams' Pink Pills  are worth all the purgatives and mixtures in the country. ��������� After all these  things have failed Dr. Williams' Pink  Pills have cured the worst cases -:-f  indigestion by going straight to the  root of the trouble,in the blood.  You can take a purgative to tear  through your bowels and make a  clean sweep of your food, whether it  is digested or not. You can take  stomach bitters to create a *alse appetite���������if, you don't care what happens after you' swallow your meal.  You can drug- your stomach ' with  tablets and syrups to digest your  food for you���������if you don't care how  soon you ruin your system altogether.  You can do all those things���������but  don't call it "curing your indigestion." There is only one way to cure  indigestion, and that is to give your  system so much good, pure, ��������� red  blood that your - stomach nnd liver  will have strength enough to do their  rm'urnl work in a healthy and vigorous .way. That is why Dr. Williams'  Pink Pills cure indigestion���������they actually make new blood. Hero is- (he  proof. Mr, It. McCorkolI, St.'Thomas, Ont./ says:���������"About a year ago  my system became generally wreck-;  ed. My stomach was;always in a state  of nausea. The.sight of any kind cf  food often turned- my stomach and I  would arise from the table without  eating. Doctors adv.fed different medicines which I took without benefit.  Finally I became so run dowii'thnt 1  had to quit work. - For two montli3  I tried to ��������� build myself up with ihe  aid of doctors, butv as time went on  nnd my condition did not improve I  became much discouraged. Then a  friend told me'he thought- Dr. Williams' Pink Pills would help me, and  I began their use. In three weeks'  time I was so improved that I went  back to my work, but I 'continued  using the pills until I had taken  twelve boxes, and now my stomach  is strong, and 'I am ready for a good  meal three times a clay, and life now  really seems worth living."  It is���������, because Dr. Williams' Pink  Pills make new, red blood'that they  cure such common ailments as anaemia, with all its headaches and  backaches, " rheumatism, neuralgia,  St. Vitus' dance, partial paralysis  and the secret ailments from which  women and" young girls suffer 30  much. You can get the pills ' from  any medicine dealer or by mail at  50 cents a box or six boxes for $2.50  from the Dr. Williams' Medicine Co.,  Brockville, Ont.  Hewitt���������T have been pinched for  money, lately.  Jewelt���������Well, women have different  ways of getting it. My wife kisses mc  when she wants any.���������Chicago Journal.  They Prayed Running. ���������  Harry and Ethel were crossing a  field ovi their return from Sunday  school when (hey encountered a bull.  At the animal's approach they fled in  terror. Faster . niTd faster they ran,  yet nearer,nnd nearer came tbe bull._  ��������� "We must pray"," panted Harry.  "You do It." Ethel pleaded. "We'll'  kneel down right.here."  "No; we'll pray running. Fou ought  to do It   You're a girl."  "O Lord-0 Lord-I can't!" sobbed  Ethel.   "You do It."  The proximity of tbe bull demanded  immediate action, and Harry rose to  the occasion. Loudly and fervently he  prayed:  . "O Lord, for what we are about to  receive make us truly thnukfulj"���������Success Magazine.  "What's thc matter, darling?"  "Oh, mamma! I think I've got a frog  In my throat."  Indifferent.  "He seems to consider you a bitter  enemy of his."  "He flatters himself."  "now do you mean?"  "To be an enemy I'd have to give  some thought to him. I'm merely a  lionfrleud."���������riiilndelplila Press.  A Corrector of Pulmonary Troubles.  ���������Many testimonials could be presented "showing the great efficacy of  Dr. Thomas' Eclectric Oil in curing  disorders of the respiratory processes,  but the best testimonial is experience and the Oil is recommended to  all who suffer from these disorders  with the certainty that they will find  relief. It will allay inflammation in  the bronchial tubes as no other pre-,  paration can.  "Silas Kidder has just answeredmy  letter," said the country editor's assistant. "You know I wrote to him  and told him his subscription had  expired." ���������  "What does he say?"  "Hanged if I know. He just sent  my letter back with some Italian  words scrawled or. the bottom of it.  Looks like 'Requiescat in pace'."���������  Catholic Standard & Times.  It is the tea grown on the hillsides  of tho world-famous Nuwara Eliya  district in Ceylon, used in "Salnda"  Tea that gives it that rich, uniform,  delicious flavor. 32  HIS PROOF.  It Satisfied the Conductor, and There  Waa No Further Trouble.  "Fare, please."  "I paid my fare."  "If you paid your fare, I wouldn't be  here asking'you for Jt."  "Oh, you're oue of those bright conductors who never make a mistake,  eh?" '  "I'm bright enough to know you're  trying to beat the company."    -  "Yes?"  "That's-what I" said.',!  "You run right along now: I want to  finish this story In the pager about tbo  fight."  "What fight is that?"  "Why, a fresh conductor thought  he'd bulldoze a passenger out of a second fare, and he got an awful thrashing."  "You can't bluff me."  '.'That's what-the passenger said as  he handed out an uppercut."  ��������� "Then you won't.pay, eh?"  - "Not a second fare."  "Say, when did you get on this car,  anyway?"  "About a week ago, It seems to mc.  I got on at Beverly street"  "Ob, you did! Maybe you can mention a few things thnt' happened to  show you got on away back there?"  ."Sure thing. At Blnnk street four  people got on, and you only rang up  three faros. "At James place you took  a quarter from a woman and bluffed  her out of the change. At Nelson avenue you collected six fares, but the  company will only get three. At Lan-  ly street you"��������� ^  But at this juncture tbe conductor  seemed to have very important business on the back of the car. At any  rate, he hurried' back there, and for  the next twenty minutes he was as flus-  trated as an old maid about to make a  leap year proposal.���������A. B. Lewis in  Judge.' ' '        ���������>  Regular Feud. ,  ��������� "Yes," sighed the suburban man,  who had just moved in, "at the last  place-1-bad'tbe prettiest row of tulips  that ever bloomed uutil my neighbor's  chickens scratched them up."  "And did you kick?" asked his new  acquaintance.  - "You bet! I got a big tomcat to,lay  for his chickens."  "What then?"  "Why, the next I knew he bad  bought a ferocious' bulldog to lay for  my Tom."  "H'm! And did that end tbe trouble?" '  "Ob, no. I borrowed a wolf from  an animal trainer to kill tbe bulldog."  "War to tbe knife, eh? What was  the next chapter in the bitter feud?"  "There was none. I heard that he  was about to purchase a tiger to kill  my wolf, and as I couldn't afford the  price of an elephant to kill his tiger I  thought It best to move." ��������� Chicago  News.  QUEBEC TERCENTENARY.  "A Heavy Plunger."  If hard work spelled success, we  would have so much success in the  world that we would have to offer a  reward to get rid of it.  At the Yarmouth Y.M.C.A. Boys'  Camp, held at Tusket Falls in August, I found MINARD'S LINIMENT  most beneficial for sunburn, an immediate relief for colic and toothache.  ALFRED STOKES,  General Secretary.  A> Good  Hair-Food  Ayer's-Hair Vigor, new improved formula, is'a genuine  hair-food. It feeds,' nourishes,  builds up, strengthens, Invigorates. The hair grows more  rapidly, keeps soft and smooth,  and ail dandruff disappears.  Aid nature a little. Give your  hair a good hair-food..  Does not change the color of the hair.  Formula with etoh bottlo  No Use of Saying-Anything.  "Blfggltw doesn't mean to say all he  thinks."  "No. I've observed that he walks up  and pays his gas bill nnd his Ice bill  without iaylng a word."���������Washington  Star.        ... -     ���������  ' '     ' '  Done Brown.  Scott���������So Brown has been bunkoed  In a mine deal. Too bad! I rather like  Brown.  Mott���������Yes; he's a nolo sold fellow.-  Boston Transcript     !"  Your-ambition may be good for  you, but it sometimes is' bad for your  neighbor.  Minard's Liniment, used by Physicians.  Thanks Very Much.  ^cr^v^H^/  "Now, boy, this Is Important It's ai  Invitation to dlniior." ,   '  Messenger-Thanks, hidy. But I  don't think I kin nroept Me drear  milt's In bock! - St. Louis i'ost-Dls  Mtcli.  A Financier.  Judge���������How many times have yoa  been arrested before?  Prisoner���������FIvc, sir.  Judge���������Then I shall feel it my duty  to Impose the maximum fine���������  ���������Trlsoner���������But,  your honor, isn't  It  only fair to give n reduced rate to regular customers?���������Judge,  Priscilia Explains.  "Did you break this vase, Priscilia?"  "It--would-be somewhat at variance  with .the truth, madam, to personally  assume the fracture. The vase slipped  from my fingers. It was tbe abrupt  collision with the floor that caused its  disintegration."  And of course when you have a Boston girl in the kitchen an explanation  like that has to go.���������Cleveland Plain  Dealer.  Literal Interpretation.  "So you don't believe in the story of.  Jonah nnd the whale?"  "No," answered Mr. Meekton thoughtfully.  "How do you suppose it originated?"  .^Well, I suppose Jonah bad been  away from Iiouic for some time and  had to tell his wife something."-  Washington Star.  Grand   Pageant   to   be   Presented   in  Commemoration of Early Canadian History.  Quebec, May 29.���������Chief among the  festivities of the Quebec Tercentenary in July next will stand out those  great and dramatic scenes of the Pageant which will show forth -to, .he  world what greai things were done in  Canada in the days of old, and how  filled with romance and chivalry ii?  every page of early Canadian history.  Mr. Frank Lascelies, the Master of  Pageant, fresh from his success last  year at Oxloid, and having already*  in hand the pageant of 1909 in London, with its 15,000 performers, has  just taken the people of Quebec into  his confidence and lias explained lo  them what a'pageant really is, and  exactly what the coming representations upon the Plains of Abraham are  to be like. Among other things ..e  said:  "It is no more spectacular or theatrical performance which you are going to organize or in which you are  going to lake part. It is a great iis-  torical representation, which will  leave its mark on the time and will  be remembered as one of the groat  things which ���������> were done in Quebec  in this generation.  "Jt will give a keener interest to tne  study of your great beginnings, it will  show forth in ilesli and blood before  you the great men and women whose  deeds of bravery and heroic suffering  have made this country what it is.  Jt will show the noble hearted idoar-j  which prompted the pioneers in their  pilgrimage from Old Prance and will  make all Canada realize that here in  this ancient city, this city set upon a  rock, was the cradle and birthplace  of their great country.  "And the world is prepared to honor  your festivities as few festivities have  been honored before.  "The heir to the throne of your'  mighty Empire is coming to show his  respect to tlie memory of the great  founder of Canada, Samuel de Cham-  plain.  "The soldiers and battleships of  three great nations which were once  at war, will come to show how much  greater and more powerful is peace,  and side by side in this city, where  once all three were at enmity, will  march the representatives of America,  of England and of France.  '-'It is a striking fact and one on  which you are undoubtedly to be con-  CURE  BY  /AMrbVK  mm  AND  EGZEMA*  Miss Wilhelmina McCharles of Pow-  assan, Ont, writes: " I have proved  Zam-Buk a healing balm for ecaema.  My father had it veiy bad on bis hands and  they were swollen very much. , One night  he decided to try Zam-Buk. I had previously used it for Ringworm which I could  not remove until I tried Zam-.I3uk. Thit  removed the Ringworm In a very short time.  In the morning father's hands were very  much improved. lie therefore continued  using Zam-Buk, and the eczema is now all  gone. I hold Zam-Buk in high esteem'as  a healing bnlm." , - ������������������ H������aling, Soothin'e,  Antiseptic. Of all drug-  fil������������ and stores, 50c. or  postpaid from the Zva-  ggESESEESSSKSB But Co.. Toronto.  " Keep the Ladder.  Climb tho ladder round by round,  But hearken, brother���������stopl  Don't kick It from you when you'v������  found  That you havo reached the top.  The height Is slippery.   In the end  Your luck .rnay have a slump.  Bo always ready, to descend  Without ajstunnlrig bump.  ���������Chlcaa-o Record-Herald.  Remarkable for  richness  and  pleasing  flavor.   The big black  plug chewing tobacco.  2207'  immssmBmmms&mBE  Refined Torture.  "Lil, you just'ought to have beard  how. Miss Capsicum talked the other  day when she was real mad. 1'ou don't  know what you missed." ���������  "What did she say. Jen?"  "Gracious! Vou don't expect me tc  say tbo dreadful things she said, do  you?"���������Chicago Tribune.  Old Homo Innocence.  Mrs.- Hardupple���������Gracious, Hiram, I  hope the people around here won't send  Zeko to tbe legislature any more.  Mr. Hardupple��������� Why not, Mnndy?  Mrs. Ilardapple.��������� Why, be writes  homo that lie killed three bills .In two  days. Suppose it should leak out?-  Houston Post  A Way They Have.  Mrs. Crlggs���������The way that friend  Brown of yours hints for o drink ol  whisky every time ho calls here would  provoke n saint  Mr.' Griggs���������Never, mind li.'ni. dear  He's only trying to provoke a smlle.-  Boliomlan Mnaizliifl.  Unpardonable! .  "They are uot smart people, are  they?"  "Oh. dear, no," answered Miss Frl-  velton. "lie wears Inst year's clothes,  and sho .uses lust season's filang."���������  Washington Star.  Couldn't Afford It.  She���������Aro you going to tho varsity  show?  ITo���������No; I can't afford to. I subscribed $2 to tho crew.���������Columbia  Jester.  chosen to commemorate the thre  hundredth year of your foundation  by a form of celebration which is new  and yet old; a form which sets out  with all the charms that a beautiful  situation, a great history and a chivalrous and,poetic-minded people < un  give���������a country's history.  "It will enable . the youth of this  country to realize betier than thoy  have ever done before tlio greatness of  your national history. It will show  forth with all the adjuncts of archeo-  logicul accuracy, beautiful color,  stately ceremonial, and the sweet  tones of music, the great events that  you havo to remember.  "On the corner of the Plains of  Abraham with tho grounds of March-  mont on the right and the river flowing beyond and below, a grand stand  is already in course of erection, which  will seat many thousands of onlookers; and on the broad stretch in front  of it," between the grand stand and  the river, will be reproduced with as  great exactitude as possible, the stirring scenes of carl}- days.  "But briefly, we shall see as the  strains of the overture die away, a  group of wigwams sot beneath the  trees and a wild Indian dance in progress on the banks. ��������� Jacques Cartier  comes in sight with his crew and  plants in the earth in the midst of  the assembled Indians the, mighty  cross' which bears the golden lilies  and thc arms of France.  "After a scene which will recall as  vividly as history can help us to do  the actual progress of events, he reads  to the crowded savages, grouped -on  the banks of the river, as he did nearly four .hunched years ago, the familiar words of the Holy Gospel of St  John. Then down he goes to the  river to embark on the ship which is  to bring him back to France.  "So the French pioneers and the  Indians pass out of view and we are  transported in our imagination to the  court of France. The same greensward is'under foot and the same sky  is over head, but the strains of music, and groups of gay courtiers show  us that the scene is no longer a little village on cliffs at- the river" side,  but that this is the court of Francois Premier at Fontainebleau.  In great state he rides at the head  of his calvacade, and Cartier,who has  returned from his voyage to the west,  is brought before him and tells him  of his wanderings and presents some  Indians whom he has brought back  with him from the 'New World.  Then they ride on and the scene  changes again. Once more wo are at  the Court of France but here it is the  court assembled at the Louvre and n  throne is set up in the centre and  tapestries unfolded round, while gorgeous halberdiers keep -guard. The  court of Henry IV. has succeeded that  of Francis I.; resplendent in satins  and silks of many colors, the ladies  and gentlemen troop in. A^pavano is  danced before the King, who arrives  in state, and to a young man, Who  stands at the foot of thc throne, is  giveri a commission to set out where  Cartier hnd gone before, and Cham-  plain receives his orders from thc  King. .   .  Then back tho next scene brings us  to tlio little villnge of Studacona, and  Chninplain with his girl wife is ie-  ceived with wonder by the savages.  "Tho years again pass by, nnd  Chninplain and his wifo aro long  since dead. Stadacona has become  Quebec and the populace has increased to over 200. The Governor, Mont-  magny, goes down with his guard  and receives Uie' gentle and Jioly  mother Mario and the ladies from Old  France who have givon up their lives  to bring the name of Christ to the  now country. She teaches the little,  children the Bible stories that were  taught to each of us at our mother's  knoo and tho scene passes on.  "A fort is, being defended by IT  brave young Frenchmen against tlie  hordes of Iroquois, and'the flying arrows, the awful wnr-whoops and iinal  burning of the fort, recall to us some  of the terrors and martyrdoms through  which our forerunners had to pass.  "Then the nshes of the little fort  aro swept aside nnd tlio sound of  chanting falls upon our cars. The  great archbishop, Mgr, do Laval, surrounded with all the stately ceremony  of the church comes down to meet  tho representative of tllQ K1������K������ w,l������  resplendent nmong his courtiers nnd  his noble's, pays reverent homage io  tlio church.  "In the presence of the fur traders  iind tho merchants, Dnumonl do Saint  Lusson takos possession of the coun  try of the west, and later on, the  brave Frontenac gives his answer "tit  the mouth of my guns," to the* demands  of riiips.  "Lust scene  of all,  side   by side,  shoulder to    shoulder/   French    and  English together, victors both, in one  great parade of honor,    march    our  bravo heroes of the past, a wonderful  assembly, an inspiration to the world.  In  the   centre Jacques  Cartier  with  liis cross, Chninplain, Mother Mario,  Dollnrd, Monsigneur de Laval, Dan.- '  niont do Snint Lusson, Frontenac and ���������  many more, without number, and beyond, the soldiers of three groat im- ���������  lions, sent to do honor to the living  descendants   of   these    brave   mon;  while below on the river, the mighty f.  battleships boom out, in a salute with  all  the assembled multitude,  to ihe  Past, the Present and the' Future ^  Canada,   the  golden   granary  of  the  world."  Thousands of mothers can testify  to the virtue of Mother Graves' Worm-  Exterminator, because they know  from experience how useful it is.  Getting Even With the Doctor.  An old Scotchman, not feeling very  well, called upon a well known doctor,  who gave him Instructions as to diet  and exercise and rest. Among other  things he advised  tbe patient to ab  stain from all forms of spirits.   "Do as  g=a^ 7,.���������a^.?d-^'^^;^^ ��������� rou'U  'soon feel better."  The Scotchman rose silently and was  about tovwitbdraw wbeD tbe doctor detained him to mention the 'all important topic of the fee.. "My advice will  cost you $2," be said!  "Axr, mebbp," snid tbe old Scotchman, "but I'm nae ganti to tek yer ad-  vice."-Lippineott's Magazine.  Sweet Missive.'  "Well, I declare.'" exclaimed Gladys'  chum as she read the love letter Gladys  had just writ ten to her 0a nee. "You  hnve T. K.' under the last lines. T.  K.' doesn't "o'ttind for postscript, my  dear." ,  "I���������I. know Jt doesn't," responded  Gladys. \\ ith a pout and a blush.  "Well, what does it stand for?"  "Why, 'peek kisses,' yon goose. Now,  ilon't ask so many foolish questions."���������  ' Detroit Tribune.  rWANTED  to henr from owner hiiving  A   GOOD   FAR  [or wile.     Kot rinrbruliir   nlxjut   locution.  1'lrnv irive  pneu am! tle������enption. and ron  ronroraolliriir.     hliito wlion  povosaion can  bo iind.   Will dcnl with owners only.  L. Dnrbrth'rn. \iox <sj,  Itoehwtor. N. X.  BINDfcR TWINE,  tfcry bull rully llunrauioml  /ind properly tucceil to coin-  ply with Cuniiilliin ti\w<.  STANDARD 500 ft. p������rb.l������50lbi.  MANILA 550 ft.pt, b.l<50lfc...  MANItA600fi.ptrt.|.50U.,.  Trefoil  bonril cars  Cnlgrtry  $4.75  5.25  5.75  treo on  hnnrricAra  Wlnnlpoir  $4.39  4.88  6.33  Orders ftccaptod fur ono bnlo or moro. Turing c������������h  with orilor or C. O.D. Prompt iblpment nnd intii-  r������etlon entrnntiwl.   Ant ua for price on oarloti.  COOPER CORDAGE CO., Minnvapolu. Mina.  When  Buying  OVERALLS  or SHIRTS  ASK   FOR  KING & ROAD  LOOK   FOR  THE   NAME.  U you want tbe  very host garment  for general wenr  link for ivo. 03 111  black, No. 3-1 in  D   I Whifla  M������o    or   Xo. 00  & Co. Lt'd. flI,y denlc1, win  get    thorn      for  Winnipeg,   you.  Sold  to the  trade  by  W.   N.   U.   No.   633.  v.;* THE     LEDGE,     GREENWOOD.     BRITISH     COLUMBIA.  o.lM!lllll,llll||i:illlll!llllllll'llllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllll|J|l"lll|l,lll,IIII%  S GONTRAGTOR  IMATES  GIVEN.  .Dealer in all kinds of Rough  inn I Dressed Lumber, Windows, Doors, Shingles. Brick,  Cement, etc.  Shop Phone, 05.  Lumber Yard Phone, 2(>  ^Jiuiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii  The GfeenrMood Branch  Nelson  Iron Works  Is now prepared lo make  all kinds of Iron, Brass or  Copper Castings. First-  class    work    "iiaranteed.  Geo.  jVr. Holt,   managep.  LESLIE CRAUFURD, Lessee.  lol ��������� ��������� ���������  Gzeenxxiood, B. C  The oldest hotel in the city, and still  Hurler tho same management. Rooms  comfortable, metis equal to any in tbe  city, and the bar sppplies only the best:  Corner of Greenwood and Government  streets.  J. W. Kelson.  J.  Leading Tailor of the  Kootenays.    .  Kaslo, B. C.  q?m  *������������������  Cigars.  Mountaineer and Kootenay   Standard  Made by  . g. ClNlin ������ Co., nelson  The Kootenay Saloon  Sandon, B. C., has a line 01 nerve  bracers unsurpassed in any mouo-  taiu town ot the Great West. A  glass of aqua pura "given free with  spirits nienti.  0 Summer Excursion Rates  % EAST :  From (Ireenwood to Winnipeg  Duliitii, Fort William,' St. Paul  Chicago   New Vork.,  Montreal..,  St. John, N  St. Louis..  Toronto...  Ottawa   Halifax....  Svdnev, C.    $ 72 25    10S 50     105 00  .B  120 00      G7 50      91 40     105 00    131 20  P.   130 90  Tickets on sale May 4 and 18,  .June 5. fi, 19 and 2(5, July 6, 7,  22 and 2H. August G, 7, 21 and 22,  l!ii)8. First class, round trip, 90-  Day Limit.       ���������  Itoutcs���������Thesi! tickets are good  via any recognized routes in one  or both directions. To destinations eiist of Chieago arc good  via the Great Lakes.  For particulars call on  agents or address  .1. MOV.. I>. V. A., Nolflon.  <!.  II. Mnl'IIKKSON, O. T.  Winnipeg,  local  A.,  Man.  HARDY & 00.  General Merchants, Midway, I*. C.  Hay and Grain always  on hand. Sleighs and  " Wagons and Implements  of all kinds carried in  stock. The very best  goods   at right   prices;.  STARKE.Y & 'CO.  NKIvSON, B. C,  WIIOLHSALH  DRaLKKS IN  Produce   and   Provisions  NELo  Now Under .Old and Original  Management,  PirAlK    -    -    MANACER  m.1 '"  E. 13.  WEST KOOTKXAV   DISTIMCT AND SIMM,-  KAMEKN DIVISION' OK YA1.K DlriTUTCT.  Is puhlished every Thursday at Greenwood, H, C, and the price is $5 a year,  postage free lo all purls of Canada, and  Great Hrilain. To the United States and  oilier countries it is sent postpaid for  J?.50 a year. Address all letters to The  Ledge, Greenwood, 11. C.  R. T. LOWERY,  PUBLISHER.  GKKHNWOOD R. C��������� JULY 30, 1908  <UNIONI A."!LABIL>  1 will ������-*���������   uno  A blue mark liore indicates that  your   Subscription   has  become   deceased,   and  that the  editor   would  once more like to commune with  your collateral.  bird catches the Tom  Tiik early  Collins.  A wics will  biild head.  cover any  kind of a  Matui.mo.vy  i it makes.  ruins about as many  So.mp: men thrive best when they  do not live with their wives.  "Vf/OTICE i< licroljy niven tlml tin* 1 liininitiii-IoH  i\ of tlio Ni'IsViiTr Kevi'ls-tnlii' mill Slm-nn Laml  KecoriliiiK Divisions of Wc-i Kdulfiuiy Disliirt  nnd tliu Kiiiiilkiuiici.'ii f,iunl lioi'iiriliiic Division  of Yaks District lmvo liucn :ilti>rc>(l. nml llmr on  ami after ScpR-mlier tlio Isf, Ui%. llio liuunrliirlcs  of the siiiil Lund Hec-orlliiiK DIvNIons u ill lie 11 ���������?  follows:  NKt.SON  LAND llKeol.-lil.VCi  HIV1SI0.W  Cominoncirisiit 11 |xiint on ilic liih'riintioii.il  Boundary when1, ir. U intci-Mit-fcil by tli<! wc-teni  boundary of Snctinii -'. Tnwnslilp PU, Kootenay  District; behiK ul.-<o tlio we������lci-n boundary of  tlie Nelson & Fort Slu-ppunl liiiilw.iy Land  Grant; tlienee due north uljuut s.J miles to southern Poundary of Lot ii,Sl'>. (lroii|) 1, Kootenav;  tlienee due west to the easr.'ni bouiidaiv of the  right-of way of the Coin nliin ^ Western Kail-  way, which form* the liouiidary of Lot i.lips.  Group 1, Osoyoos Division of Vale' District (now  Siinilkameen)-, thenee e.i'ierly und iu>rlli"i"ly.  following saiil.'i-ii.-li-rn boundary of said riBh't-  of-way. to the north-cant cornel" nf Lot 2.r>!)S;  thence due wi-st hIoiik 1I10 northern I1.n1111lnr.v-  of Lot 2,G08 lo tliu divide hutweru the waters  running into the Columbia Kiver anil Arrow  Lakes fron' tlio.-,c flowing to the wi.=ti tlienco  northerly, following file suniinit of llio mountains to 11 point 511 n'iile< due north of the Inrcr-  iiatioiml Boundary, whieli is nlsoitlie north nut  corner of the Siniilkaiuceii DivUion of Yah-  District: tlionee due east to a point due south of  the south-west corner of Tnwii'liip im. Kootenay: thence due north lo tlie norlieast corner  of Township Uj,' OaOyoos Division cf Yale:  thence northwesterly to ihe Miimnit nf tlio <lj!  vidclscparatiiiff the win rs lloiviii-r into tlie Co-1  lumhiii Kiverand Arron- La^e-. from the wafrs i  llowiilK to the west; thence folinwiii!; the ������nm- [  mit of the mountains, in a liorllier v diree-ion  roa point due west of the n-u-tlnve-t corner of  Lot ."!)8, Group 1, ICootenay, which point u the  northwest corner of the SYUnn Laud Heeord-  iiif; Division; tlienee due cast to tl e summit of  the watershed ol.the waters llnu-ini; into Ihe Arrow Lakes fram tlie water-, tlowinir into Slocan  Lake,".which is tlie nrirthenst, cit-'nor or Ncison I realtv  Land Keeordim; Division: tlienee southerly  along tlie divide between the waters llowlu't;  into the Arrow Lake^ laud ihe wa(et> II wiu1--  into Slocan Kiver and Slocan Lake In a pcu'tit.  near the headwiiters of l'a=s Cieek; tlienee ful-  lowmg tlie heitilit of land to the mouth of tlie  Little Slocan Kiver: thence crossing H10 Slocan  Uiver nml'following'the divide seiniratin^ the  waters flowinc into Slocan Kiver and Kootenay  Lake from tlie waters llnwing into Koirtenay  Kiverand Wc?t Arm nf Kootenay Lake to the  northwest corner of Lol T.iji.'l, Group 1, Kootenay; thence due east alonir ihe noith Innincliirio-.  of Lots 7,1158 and ���������l>il lo the west Miore of  Kootenay Lake: thence ^oiuherlv and easterly  lo "1'ilot I'olnt; tlienee northorfy to Ihe northwest corner "of Lot l,b:i. Ormip I. Kootenay.  tlienee easterly, following the heiirl.t of land  separating the waters llowinu' into Crawford  Creek from the waters ilnu-iug into Grey's  Creek to the eastern boundary of West Koo'le-  nay District, near thc lieadw:iter> of Baker  Creek; tlienee southerlv following the divide  separatingl thc waters Hou-ing inro Koolenay  Lake and Kootenay 1,'iver fr,,ui (lie water-  flowing into St. Mary'-, Creek andJMo.vie I.'iver.  to the International lioundarv: thence westerly  along the Intcriiatioiuil llouiid.iiy tn the point  oleoinineneeinent.  Is the United States the prize  fighter is still mightier than the  poet.  Pr takes our friend, J. T. Wilkinson, a long time to write his  book of travels.  No doctor or parson can save  body or soul. Our salvation must  come from within.  iMkimcal and theological  super-  ition  has deer  life at least thirty years.  sfition  has decreased the length of  Music is a brain tonic and good  for those inclined to be feeble in  mind or insane. It must be music,  not mere uoise.  Tt does mot  make  ence who ��������� is elected  the   United  States,  i  ".1tKVKi.3r.iKK r.A.vii i:i:i.-oi:in.vi: nivfsiox.  Commencing nl Hie n<>iihwi\-t corner oT the  Xelson Land h'cconliiig Division: llieiicr north  erly, following the .-iinuiiit of 111.- imainlaiiis  dividing the waters llowing into the Columbia  River Irom. those ""flowing lo Uie wesl, to the  height of land between Foster Creek ami Ki-llei  Creek to the intersection of C.-inne Kiver: thence  southerly down'the cniter of f'nnoe Kiver to  the Colimibia Kiver; (hence in a southeasterly  direction to the dividing ridge of (lie Selkirk  range of mountains; tlienee following Uie mill  dividing ridge in a soiuh easteilv direction to  the summit of Roger's I'as': llieiice iu n sontli-  cnsterly direction, following tlie water.-Iied  nearest the Upper Columbia Kiver. In iu inter  section with the sou" hern bnui.daiy of the Do  miliioii railway belt: thence southwesterly, following Itbe southern boundary nf tin- railway  belt, to it.siiiterscciioni.f the iliviil.; between the  the waters H'owing into the Diiuc.in Kiwi-and  Kish Kiver, near the headwaters of Tentzel  Creek; tlienee soiithlrly, folb w ing ibe heighlnf  land dividing the waleiv llowing into Duucini  Kiver from llio.^wuler������l|,iH-ins inlo Arrow Lake  and Trout Lake, to a loinl opposite tli��������� norih  end of Hows'er Lake; tlienee ues|erl<\ r-llo-.\ ing  the "soiitlicrly watershed of Lake I'reok. lo 11  point, on the Lardo Kiver opposite- ihe height of  land between Cascade Cieek ami Poplar Creek;  thence foi owing that height of hind and the  watershed dividing the waters of WiLmi Creek  from the waters Mowing int 1 Lardn Kiver nnd  Kooshkaimx Cieek to tlie noitlnasl corner of  the Nelson Land Recording Iiivisinn being tin-  southeiist corner ol the. Revelstoke Land Recording Division; tlienee following Die northein  boundary of the Nelson Lard Recording Division due west to tlie point of commencement.  SI.OCA.V LAND ui:i:oitiii:ii division,  Commencing nt-tlie 11m lln-n-t corner of Ihe  Nelson Land Recording Division, which is  also tlie south cast coiner of the Rev Istoke  Land Recording Division: tlierce follcwiug th"  eastern boundiry of the Kevelioke Lund Recording Division in 11 gitieinl enstcrlv nnd  northerly dlreclian, to its intersection with the  south boundary of tl e. Dominion Railway bolt:  tlience^northerly and easterly. IMP,wing tho  Doiuinicu Ruilwny belt, to its intersect ion  with theciutorn boundary of West Knotenny  District; thence in a southeasterly din-i ti->n'.,  following the watershed nearest the Upper Columbia River, to Ihe .Villi parallel nt north latitude: tlienee inn soiitho Iv diiee loo, following  tliedivide separating the waters llowing inin  Kootenay Lake from tbelweiei-s flowing into  St. Mary s Creek; tlienee f,.|ln������ ing the >,|i.ti: Iv  boundary of tlio Nelson Lan-I Ki-corillug Division to the point of commencement  much dift'er-  president of  The  country  safe with eight billions of dollars  worth of crops for this year.  Tiik schools of science in Europe  have come to the conclusion that  the continual use of alchohol is  slowly degenerating the nations  that pay homnge to the bottle.  ���������A .moral right will   not procure  much from a government.    A. few  of the  investors  iu  S"ew  Denver  proved   this  to  their  own  pafciufacfciou within recent-ycivro.   A man must have some element  of greatness well defined in order  to have the public call him by his  first name. For instance-Jim  Hill. Bill Galliher, Bob Ingersoll,  etc.    A. S. Goodeve is one of the most  brilliant speakers in the wide west.  Tf he can shake hands as well as he  can vibrate the ozone he will win  in a walk in the race from Kootenay to Ottawa.  The Victoria Colonist is a live  paper, although it prints news  every day that is forty years old.  On the other .hand at least one of  the Vancouver bulkeys prints matter that may not come true in  forty 3'ears.  The Laurier government should  should change its ads occasionally.  That one about homestead regulations which has been running for  years in'the Grit press has grown  too stale for the average reader.  Pap, like everything else, is better  when it is kept fresh.  ITKu 1:ai"i-icii Thanksgiving Day  will be held on Monday instead of  Thursday, at least in Canada. As  the day is principally celebrated by  gluttony or drunkenness, Saturday  might be the better day in order  to give the majority a chance to  repent upon Sunday.  The TiiiES has appeared at Hos-  meiy thc new' coal town eight miles  east of Fernie. This paper, judging from the number of local ads  in it, is too large for tbe town, but  if it keeps up to the standard of  tlie first issue business will flock to  it like bees to a cluster of roses.  >^<&^e^/^/^./^^v^/v^Vk^%^^>   ���������*���������  TO   DKLINQUKNT   (,'O-OWNKH!-)  Hl.Mll.lvAMKII.V  I.AXli    II 111 "<)l! 111XII  vai.i: iiistii 11-r.  I'lVlflON  typographical errors that may appear in rJur issue this week. The  fact; is the olline was,- visited during  the week by Aldermere's three cub  bears who appeared to take great  delight in playfully miking tip the  type."  WATTING  FOK   BLANKETS,  news   the  Among   its   society  Bulkley Pioneer says :  " It is rumored that the engagement is announced of 'Dutch'  01 ine, the wedding to take place as  soon as the Hudson's Bn,y get their  fall supply of, blankets and provisions."  Dr. Mathison, Dentist, will be  in Greenwood for a couple of weeks  the beginning of August.  She Was Sure of It.  A few days ago a rather bashful  young woman went into one of our  si ores carrying three chickens. She  inquired tho price of chickens and  at the same time put them on the  counter. Charley didn't know the  chicken's feet were tied, and asked  if they would lay there. She bib  her handkerchief and said : No,  sir, they are roosters.  Wlddowson, Assayer, Nelson, B. C.  Applies to Greenwood.  This is tlie season of the year  when there is the most danger of  fire, on account of buildings being  so dry that they are in condition to  br-coine easy prey of the flames.  Property owners are requested by  the city authorities to board up  the windows and doors of unoccupied residences and stores. Otherwise they are easy to enter, and  children playing in them are liable  to set them on fire. A practice  which is common is the burning of  rubbish in yards instead of carting  it away to the city garbage grounds.  There is great danger of fires of  this kind being communicated to  buildings. ���������Eossland 'Miner.  If you wish to catch big fish and  plenty of them, get your tackle at  McRae Bros.  Pants, by a Boy.-  Pants were made for men and  not for women. Women were  made for man and not for pants.  When a man pants for a man and  a woman pants for a man���������these,  pants do nob last. Pants are like  molasses, because, thev are thinner  in hot weather. A fat man cannot keep up his pants iu the hot  weather without suspenders, but a  flog can. Men sometimes make  mistakes in pants, and these mistakes are called breeches promise.  There has been - much discussion,  I'ricmrlR,.- as to whether pantss is  plural or singular. Now in my  mind, when a man wears pants,  they are plural, but when he does  not,-it is singular.  The Columbia cigar is a large  and free-smoking cigar. It is sold  in all mountain towns and made  in Nelson.  No Use Bothering;.  An engineer from Sunderland  was spending a few days in London with a friend, and after a busy  morning sightseeing the Londoner  chose a large, restaurant for luncheon, thinking it would be a  novel experience for the man from  the North.  The visitor appeared to enjoy  his luncheon, but kepb looking in  the direction of the door.  " What are you watching?"  asked his  friend, rather  annoyed.  "Well," was the reply, '"'A's  keepin' an eye on ma topcoat.  " Oh, don't bother about 'that,"  said the other. "You don't see  me watching mine."  " No,", observed the guileless  engineer, "thee has no call to. It's  ten minutes sin thine went."���������  Philadelphia Ledger.    '   ���������  When 3'ou want a monument or  headstone, write to the Kootenay  Marble Works, Nelson, B. C.       *  The New Rich.  To./. l\ Myers 0 ray (nnd to the Rslate of the  liiti:.lndf,i! Leamy, or to whomsoever they  may have transferred their fnfi.rcritt.-4 In Ihe  -fenny Fraction  Mliionil Claim.sitii'ittid In  Deadwood ciunp, Orconwooil   Mining  Di  viHlon of Vale District, II. C,  Vou arc hereby nnllllud that I have expende-l  :- 1'iM upon the above mineral claim, and that If,  williiii !mdayn from tlie (Into of thin notice, you  fail or refuse to contribute your proportion <if  the above mentioned   niun.itoKctliei" with the  i-imNof niKeitlsiiiK your interests in the mild  claim will become the. -property of tlio under-  signed   under .Section   I  of tlio  Mineral  Act  Amendment Act, ludo.  .1 iiim 2.1. l!mH. JOHN LUCY,  fjiVNO   ACT-KOn.1I   or   NOTIOK.  OHoyiio* r.iind  DlHtrlct���������District of Yitlo,  TAKK NoTIOIC; that we, A. J. HukIioh nnd  Sain Meflru.ond. ol Kholt, H, C��������� oeeupntloim,  carpenter and .storekeeper, Intend to apply for  nerinlw:on to purchase tliu followingdiiHt-rllmd  tniiil������: Commenclnir et a pout planted about 110  feet Mouth of the (j, I', H, post on wne.011 road,  marked I,, i!7(Ki W, thence next������l chains, thonco  rwniiii -in chaliirf, tliencii emit So chiilrm, thence  north In chains to place uf commencement, and  i-oiilalnlnif .TJil iioro.% moru lor km, and about 10  i-IiiiIin north from (J. I', K, post marked 2701,  Dnted.lliiiuKlril, IIHW,  A..T. riUOIIKH.  SAM  MCOJUIONIJ  Commencing at 11 point .111 the Inrermilloiiiil  Honnilary where, if. 11 liiler>eeliil by I'ava.ton  Creek, which is also the southeast corln-r of  Vnle Lund lie-ardiiif; Hi ,111'el: llicuro fnlbnv-  Iiik northerly ulonjr Ilia said en-ek und tin-  South Fork of the Sliiiill.'uniien Khor to Irs  junction with the T11hmee.11 River. Ilience  westerly 11 long the Tubimeen River to the  mouth ol China Creek; tlionee northerly along  China Cieek to its iufcr-eclioli with the south  lioundarv of I,ot mil, (Iroiip I ICnmloops Division of Vnle District; thence due cast t.) the  eastern hunk of Okanagnn River; tlienee iu  In 11 northerly direction following the eastern  shore of Okunagaii Kiverand ukamigan l.ako,  to 11 point distant u\ miles duo north of tin- In-  foriiiitioiml Itouudary; thence duo oust to the  western boundary of the Nelson Land Record  Ing Division of Kootenay District.- tlienco  southerly, following the said western boundary  of Kootenay District, to the frith parallel; thence  west along Ithc I'jth parallel lo the place of  commencement.:  ICODT  A. KiCN'WKJK,  Deputy Commissioner of \,nmU and Works,  liitliiN and Works iJurmrliiii-'it,  Victoria, Uj C��������� June Jiilh, imw, ;i-g.  The Hotel Slocan  Three Forks, 11. C, is the leadiiij;  hotel of the cily. Mountain trout  and gfinie dinners 11 specially.  Rooms reserved by telegraph.  Hugh -Nivem, Prop1  Bv not going to Quebec Premier  MeBride missed the opportunity of  being knighted by the Prince of  Wales and ever afterwards having  a title to his name. Probably the  big and handsome premier of B. C.  would rather be known as Dick all  his life than have a dozen orna-  rr.cntal titles. As a rule Westerners do not bank much on titles unless bestowed by the people.  Tub Omineca Herald has made  its appearance at Hazelton, and  has the marks of being a permanent  institution if the editor does not  starve to death. Not from lack of  business but from the scarcity of  provisions that seems to prevail so  often in that frontier town. The  Herald puts its news in a concise  and readable manner, while its  notices about planting posts are  very numerous and of great joy to  the proprietors.  A NEW EXCUSE,"  Tho following is the latest excuse we havo heard an editor make  for mistakes in his paper. It is  from the Bulkley Pioneer and says:  "Our   readers  will  pardon  the  Mr. Chicago���������T saw your daughter,- Marie, last evening, and she  looked quite pale and  fagged out.  Mip. Pittsburg���������No, indeed ;  there is not a girl in socieiy as indelicate as Marie.���������Judge.  The Kootenay Belle reigns supreme iu many a camp, tt is a  cigar that brings delight and appreciation wherever smoked.  Fat vs. Thin.  The following from the Baltimore Sun may interest some of  our readers': The fat man is never  a fanatic and is seldom an anarch-  chist. He looks upon the world  with kindly eyes and finds it good  from its governments to its beefsteaks. It feeds him well. It  clothes him well, and though he  feels it hiM crowded a little too  much flesh *on his bones, he can  puff and dear it. Your thin, nervous fellow, with the snappy eyes,  and your grim, close-mouthed man,  they are the plotters, planners and  schemers, that conspire and overturn : they are the revolutionists  and insurgents. The fat man may;  enter into these things, he may  give bis money and moral support,  but he doesn't get up insurre'etions  or build barricades or throw bombs.  It's always surprising how much  deeper a hole is after a man  into it.  gets  Properly baited, the fishing  tackle sold by Jv L, Coles will  catch almost any fish in tlie mountains.  We expect other people to change  their opinion while we cling to our  own.  Varnished Tile Wall Paper-  especially suitable for bath room  and kitchen, at McRae Bros.  No  gentleman will swear before  a lady���������unless sho is his wife.  Lines, leaders; hooks, rods, 'reels  and other fishing taekle can be  bought from J. L. Coles.'  A' real wise man treats his friends  as though lie expected them to become his enemies some day.  Wedding rings made. Diamonds  mounted. Work that will stand  comparison. E. A. Black, Phoenix.  The Almighty doesn't recognize  a preacher's worth by tlie salary  he gets.  The Kootenay Cigar Co. of Nelson have in the Royal Seal a- cigar  that is known and smoked between  the wheat country and the blue  Pacific.  Lucky is lie who marries a  widow whose Tirst husband was  mean to her.  Largest stock of jewelry in tlie  Bouudary to select from. .10. A.  Black, Phoenix.  Most people who congratulate  you on your success don't mean it.  Horses nnd cattle are being shipped  from Alberta to China.  Hob Macphersoii is to be the next postmaster at Vancouver.  More men have been put to work at  the Mkldleboro collieries.  Forty men quit work at the I'orto  -Rico sawmill in Kast Kootenay last week  because they wanted board reduced to  75 cents a day, and.the quality unproved.  Tlie mill closed down until a new force  can be procured who will eat what is  given them.  R. A. BROWN  FERRY, HASH.  General Merchant  Dry Goods.  , Groceries,  Boots and Shoes,  ' Stationery,  Hardware,  Tobacco,  Cigars, Etc.  Fresh  Eggs   a   Specialty  ASSAYING."  Gold, Silver and Copper Jr.oo  G' G- WEST  PROVINCIAL ASSAYI-R.  530   Richard   Street,   Vancouver,' I?. C.  MERCHANT TAILOR  Men's clothes cleaned, pressed and  Repaired.  Fine Work  A Specialty  oeo. i������;  WKI.I.S,  I'ropriotor.  nelson, B.-ft  TOMKINS.I  3Iiiini{:i:r,  First-class in everything.  Steam heat, electric light,  private baths. Telephone  in every room. Finest lavatories in 13. O. First-class  bar and barber shop.  'J3us meets (ill.trains.  IKihgs Liqwer Scotcli Whiskey  "y,      ,12 Years Old  J. W. Barmestei's White Port.  Jas. Elennessy & Co's 3-Star Brandy.  IMPORTERS, GREENWOOD, B. O.  *as  %'%^Ab/fy%/^%/&^QQ^&^������/Q^SQ/&Q/%i^i/&%'Q^  IN THE WJiYDSOR'HOTML.  Everything is of tlie tiest at this cafe, as we Lead-while others  Follow. It makes no difference what you order���������steaks, chops,  eggs, hficou, ham, cutlets, chicken, etc., we have the.high grade  goods. No shut-down, and no key to the door. Just the place  to eat at any hour of the day or night. Drop in and introduce,  tlie inner man to our gastrononiical delicacies.     . 'i? ���������' ���������-';:.-  Rovvnrd moore, Proprietor.    *  ������  nnnin7iriniTtfiiiiMiMifl��������� iii i iwinmiiiiniii mi hi1  lawuwwmnaBiMkfl  xxrct.<!xss3B<r>.j..jr:Mi: r m  &  I  ������?  a  Dealers in  F^esh and Salt Meats, Fish and Poultry  Shops in nearly all the towns of Boundary and  the Kootenay.  Serves'meals at all hours.    The lover of good tilings  jj. always comes here when he wants his chops, steaks,  9  j; fish or fowl, orany of the tasty, dishes that we make a  I specialty   of cooking,   to   please tho fastidious.    We  I Make a Specialty of Home-Made Bread.  I . Rondeau & Dup&ni-.s  GREENWOOD  Dealer  Contractor for Ties, Poles and Fence Posts.  Heavy Teaming and Dray ing  .   Phone 85.  " Unequalled for Domestic Use."  Is the best furnished hoteLinthcHoundary  ... district. It is heated with' steam and  '   lighted by electricity.   Excellent sample  rooms.   The bar is always abreast of the  times, and meals are served in the Cafe  at any hour, day or night.  McCiung & Goodeve,   Propr?s.  At tlie Turkish Bath , house  in Nelson yon can get Turkish,  Russian, salt water, medicated,  and tub baths. Tlio Turkish bath  is one of tlie greatest health-producers in the world.  Job Printing at Tho Ledge.  fieixx market flotel  Is the home for all tourists  and millionaires visiting New  Denver.   .British J Columbia.  HEHRY\ STEGrE.   PR0PR.  C. J. CAMPBELL  NEW DENVER  Provincial Assayer and Analytical Chemist. Correspondence  solicited from any part of the  country.^  Commercial  Hotel Greenwood  Eooms 213 and 00 cents a night.  MRS. M. QILLIS.  tbe Pacific fioteL.  Fs under the iiiiinagetnent of Greig  & Morrison. The Rooms are Comfortably'furnished.-'nuil tlio bar contains the- best bninilH of wino.s,  liquors and cigars.  Cbc Pacific gafe...  Is the bCBt-nppointed .Uvstiiuriuit in"  tlio interior of British Columbia.  The best cooks and most attentive  waiters onfy em ployed, Open nil the  .    tiin������.- ';  <?  Tobaccos, Pipes, and all'other  Smokers' supplies. ,Next door  \ ��������� '<  -to Pacific hotel. /  J. P. FLOOD  T^EiyioriT HOUSE  Nelson. B. C, is'run on the '  the American rind European '  'plan;'* Nothing yellow about  the house except the gold in  ,  ��������� ; t'-e safe.      ��������� ���������  ,  Me.Iot?G   ������c   TrfcgillUs  KASLO  HOTEL  KASLO  B.C.  Is a comfiirtiibio  honu;  for all  who travel to that city.  "    COCKLE & PAP WORTH.  Hotel  Alexander  PHOENIX,   B.C.  Is a comfortable homo for  the minor and   traveler.  ��������� Good meals and pleasant  rooms.    Pure liquors and   ���������  fragrant cigars iu the bar.  McGillis & McLaughlin  PROPBIETOKS.  V  Fraiik Fletcher.  .PitoviNOiAi. Land Suuvkyou,  ' ' ��������� Nelson, B. 0.  ���������"  .;/

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