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Array jBw**-  w$fi  *&*  is  - ,    . V"->   J-i. -VIjv-'lSBPs  ,,V'H������I  ;^,4'feM?j.4t  XVII.  GREENWOOD, B. C, THURSDAY, JULY 28, 1910.  No. 3  8jgffitm������B^  We have just received a large and  well assorted line of  TRUHKS BUSS���������?,  <53  [j?^  CO  Passing Throng:  C3  CO  TRUNKS, STRAPS, &c.  Prices* to suit the customer and  goods to suit the price.  The best is the cheapest and  the cheapest the best for the  money.  SB3E3  THE  LINE.  You will save money by seeing  The Furniture & Stove Man.  PHONE 16. GREENWOOD, B. C.  The Windsor-Hotel is one of-the best furnished  hotels in the West'. ,It is,located in the heart of  Greenwood and within easy reach of all the finan-  ' -  '��������� cial and commercial institutions of the Copper  , Metropolis.    Heated-with steam and lit by elec-  .    *       'tricity.    Commodious sample rooms.    The bar* is  ;        replete with all modern beverages, and the Cafe  - ' never' closes.    Booms reserved by telegraph. ,, '-;��������� *  The Windsor'Hotel Go. .-"   E.J. Cartier, Manager-  FV"  I,"..    "   "   PHOENIX, B. 0..      <     .   .  Is opposite the Great Northern depot and is a delightful  -haven for the weary traveler. Great veins of hot water  run through, the entire -house, and bathrooms are always at-the ferv-ice of those in search' of material  cleanliness. The dining ioom is an enemy to dyspepsia,  while the aitistic appointment of the liquid refreshment  makes the drinks go down like eating-fruit in a flower  i garden,-" 'The sample rooms are the-largestintbemonn-  taius and  a'pleasure  to drummers  with big trunks.  MARSHALL     :��������������� -   -- v PROPRIETOR  TEMPERANCE.  is all right if shorn of humbuggery.  Too much water drinking is just  as injurious as too much liquor or  anything else.     -    -  OUR PURE WINES  \ AND LIQUORS  are medicinal if not abused. Every  household should have a moderate  supply of pure wines or liquors in  the closet for emergency���������either  unexpected visitors or sudden illness, when a drop of pure liquor  in time may forestall all necessity  for drugs.    * -  g greenwood Oquor gompaity, Importers, greenwood, B. g. I  ���������lei������tt������������������������������������������oe������������3������������������������������������������������o������������������������ffl������������������������e������������o������������e������������������������o������������e������'������<v������  THE CANADIAN BANK  UEjiD ornci:, Toronto  ESTABLISHED 1867  I'  B. E. WALKER, President  A1EXAN0ER LAIRD, General Manager  Paid-up Capital, $10,000,000  Reserve Fund, -   6,000,000  ��������� Branches throughout Canada, and in the United States and England  COUNTRY -BUSINESS ^t^^^S  banking business.    Sales notes will be cashed or taken for collection.  RANKIiyfi   fiY   MAEI    Accounts may be opened by mail  and  D/IIVmrcU   UI    HI MIL      monjes deposited or withdrawn in this  way with equal facility. 122  SAVINGS  BANK  DEPARTMENT.  J. T. BEATTIE, Manager. -       Greenwood Branch.  BOOZE IN RUPE,  , "Although it is practically assured^ that the advocates of Local Option in the administration of liquor  matters intends to test the feeling  of Prince Rupert citizens as to the  introduction of the "Canada Temperance Act," better known as the  "Scott Act" in "that city,  it is a  virtual certainty that if  they' do,  the verdict will be 'anything but  encouraging to these intemperatps  of the temperance party,"  says a  well-known   barrister   of    Rupe.  "Prince Rupert has had a taste of  how impossible it is to t prevent or  control illicit liquor, selling under  the 'no license' system," this gentlemen   continued.      "Conditions  there were approximately the same  before the incorporation of the city,  as they would be under Scott Act  rule���������but for the important fact  that the police power was available  and active in endeavoring to prevent the saleof liquor.  "Yet we have definite knowledge  that upwards of seventy 'blind pigs'  were operated at one time, and  that the proprietors maintained a  regular, staff of spotters, paying  each a wage of S3 a*, .day to keep  eyes upon the police and advise of  their proximity.. It. certainly was  enough, too, to destroy the" health'  of the patrons-of these dives���������the  awful stuff they served as liquor by  stealth. Paying no license fees  and constantly taking their chances  of being heavily fined, they vended  some of the most awful concoctions  that a depraved palate ever endured.  "It may be fairly said that when  the proposition was put up to the  province of British Columbia as to  whether or not local administration  of the liquor traffic should be initiated provincially, our district of  Prince Rupert voted 'yes.' But  that did not by any means suggest  that the residents favored any such  law as the Scott Act. It so happens  that by the incorporation of the  city, Prince Rupert obtained the  same opportunity as it would had  the Local Option plebiscite carried  ���������that of deciding for itself as to  the most practical method of liquor  administration. And with an experience of 'no license' very fresh  fresh in mind, the citizens at the  first opportunity, afforded by the  initial civic election, proclaimed  for the entire ticket committed to  high license aud strict regulation���������  the principle embodied in tbe new  provincial liquor traffic act, which  comes into force next month."  Isaac Goosney is spending a few  days in tho city.  W. D. Flinn is running a barber  shop in Stewart.   -  Ola Lofstad has sold his ranch  to James McCreath. ���������  David Tyson is president of the  Phoenix Miner's Union.  Jim Ellis will build several  houses for rental in Merritt.  Be cheerful-and get your job  printing at'The Ledge office.  Robert Lindsay has gone to Fernie to work for P. Burns & Co.  .   i  James Leece, formerly of Phoenix, died iu Ymir last' Saturday.  John Oliver lost a thumb while  working at a sawmill, near Nelson.  A black rock, easy - to break, is  now showing in the face of' the  Argo tunnel.  Six men lost their lives in the  forest fire at tlie Lucky Jim mine,  in the Slor-an.  Fob Sale.��������� The Central Hotel,  Midway. A three storey building,  well furnished, and best of locations  is for sale or to rent on easy terms.  For particulars apply to the owner  Mrs. E. Wennerud, Midway, B. C.  Jim Turner, better known as Mis-  Tbere is a land boom at Christina  lake in which Phoenix- people aro  largely interested.  Aid. AV. W. Craig expects to  locate in the Okanagan when he  leaves Greenwood.  Thomas Golden sprained an  ankle at the smelter last Friday,  and is in the hospital.  H. E. T. Haultain has been appointed professor of mining, at the  University of Toronto.'  ' F. N. Knight, of Grand Forks,  is going to Portland. to open a  mining exchange office.  Pringle's Stock Company will  play all week in Phoenix, and then  in Grand Forks and Republic. -  Why not buy a lot in Vancouver ?  Near park and tram:? S500, or  $100 cash.    Apply, Lfedge Office.  Fob Sale.���������The -,-best saddle  horse in the country. Apply to  C. T. Bailey, Mother tLode Mine.  A marriage license was issued on  Saturday, to Sam Pelligan and  Agues Areas*, both of Ferry, Wash.  A recent arrival from'JFort George  states that hay is 10,cents a pound  in that camp, and sugar 25 cents a  pound.  After an unsuccessful search for  a suitablo rauch, near Fort George  George Aitken has returued to the  Boundary.  The wrecking of the steamer  Qnesnel, near Fort George, caused  Ross McKenzie to lose his moving  picture show.  The B. C. Copper Co. is clearing  the right of way for an aerial tram  between the Lone Star mine, and  Boundary Falls.  W. E Scott, deputy minister of  agridulture, will be in Midway, on  A ugust 3rd, to select a site for the  demonstration orchard.  souri, was arrested in Grand Forks  the police thinking that he was insane. It was discovered however,  that Jim only had a touch of the  reptiles that ruined the Garden of  Eden.    -  A small band of Indians meandered through Greenwaad last  Saturday. They had a black bear  cub attached to a ropo,-wtiich they  w������������re leading around town and  offering to sell for $50. You  would live a long time in New  York before a sight of that kind  confronted your vision.  Jim Copland came to town last  Saturday with twenty pounds of  samples from the Le Roi. 'After  he deposited them aboard the  Phoenix Btage they disappeared.  The stage was not held up, and  the rock was too heavy to fly, so  the genial Jim is at a loss to understand what became of it.  Western Float  The fifteen-stamp mill at the  Jewel mine is ready for operation.  Moro than ten years ago the main  shaft of the Jewel was sunk to a  depth of 330 feet, prospecting in its  descent a vast amount of gold  quartz. Over eight years ago, the  Jewel shipped over 2,000 tons of  ore to the Granby smelter, but  since then the mine has made no  ���������shipments. It is a good mine, but  like all great bodies it moves slowly.  Gerrard.  The government trail now building up Canyon creek will be a great  benefit to Gerrard.  Rev. Williams holds services  every Monday evening in the new  townsite.  There are from twelve to fifteen  children here and no school.  The saw mill is ruuning steadily  and employing 100 men. The  planing mill works night and day.  E. Mobbs, a pioneer of this section, was refused a license for his  hotel although all the people working here were in favor of it. Mr.  Mobbs has one of, the prettiest  hotels ,iu the_ country, and should  be granted a license. ''"'������������������ ''        ..  *.V  /  Regular monthly meeting*  Greenwood lodge No 28, A.)  & A. M., aro hold on the first  Thursday in oncti month in Fraternity hall, Wood block, Government  street. Groonwood. Visiting brethrou  are cordially inyitcil to attend.  JAS, S. 1HKNIK. Suurutnry,  W. F. IL  Greenwood Miners'  Union, No. 22, W.  F M., meets every  Saturday evening in Union Hall, Copper Blreot, Greenwood, ot 7:80.  Also in hall at  Mother Lode mine  Friday evenings at 7:80,  LESTER MACKENZIE, Sccty.  Told in Spokane.  Phoenix is the pugilistic center  of the Boundary, and hives within  its confines a 6core of pngilsts who  could have driven Jack Johnson  more than twenty years ago. The  following taken from the Spokane  Review will show that, even now,  the laurels of Jack Johnson are  trembling in tho breeze around the  swift town of Phoenix :  "J. T. Ryan of thin city, who  controls the slot machine business  in British Columbia, tells of a big  husky miner at Phoenix, B. C,  who has been sending ambitious  heavy-weight pugilists to dreamland in jig time in various smokerd  and semi-professional bouts in that  country for some time.  "Mr. Ryan says that the Phoenix sportsmen will back the big  fellow for big chunks of money,  and that they are now talking of  raising a purse to pay for his training expenses and for the advice  and coaching of some ring veteran  like Billy Dolaney to take hold of  the young fellow for a couple of  years. They believe ho has the  stuff to make a champion.  "The embryonic champion's  name is Eugeno P. Shea. He is  about 26 years old. standp six feet  three inches aud weighs 215  pounds.  ' "Ryan 6ays also that if tliere is  any heavyweight in this country  that wants any of Shea's game, he  can win us much as $5,000, for tbe  miners of that country will gamble  on him against anything in the  business, Johnson alone excepted."  Miss Mcintosh, in company with  MiBS Brown, intends opening a  dressmaking establishment next  month, in Armstrong.  For the first six months of this  year, Phoenix took iu $6,029, and  expended 85,893. The city has  ������1,136 in the treasury.  Recent bullion shipments made  by the Greenwood smelter show  metallic value in gold and silver of  46J per cent., principally gold.  Rods reels, poles, flies, leaders,  and every other device for tempting the finny tribe from their native  home, can be purchased at Coles'  Book Store.  The diamond drill was taken on  Sunday from the Mother Lode to  the Athelstan group, where it will  explore the formation for a couple  of months.  The English Graphic, and Illustrated London News, special editions, containing illustrated account  of King Edward's funeral are for  sale at Coles' Book Store.  There will be a meeting of the  executive committee of the Conservative Association, in McRae's  former store building, at 8:30 on  Friday evening, July 29th.  Jim Summers came in from  Phoenix last week, in search of a  cool spot. Jim thinks that the  summers are getting too hot in this  country, aud went homo on a load  of ice.  On Sunday afternoon, just after  a train had passed, a bush fire  broke out not far from tho Providence mine. It was subdued  without doing much damage, except to the scenery. -  Pringle's Stock Company closed  their engagement in Greenwood on  Saturday evening. This is one of  the best dramatic companies on  tho road aud worthy of bumper  houses wherever they go.  On Friday morning the compressor plant at the No. 7 mine  was struck by lightning aud destroyed. The loss ia $20,000, and  it will bo September before operations can bo resumed iu the mine.  Justice in Enderby.  The. Press has the following  article showing how law and justice  is dealt in Enderby :  "A few days ago there appeared  in Enderby a man slightly crazy  and full of booze. He appeared at  several homes and abused the occupants in tho foulest words speak-  able, frightening the womenfolk  and threatening to burn them out.  Complaint was laid and the man  arrested. The man had no money  when arrested. It was feared he  was crazy, and to send a crazy man  man to Westminster would cost  the city probably $75. The next  morning the man was turned loose,  and took the train out of town.  "On July 1st a drunken Indian  choked an inoffensive. Chinaman  and hit him on the head with a  rock as he passed in the shadow of  a lumber pile in his regular round  of duty, after threatening to kill  him. He also battered a Chinese  lodging house. The Indian was  arrested, tried and sentenced to  three months iu Kamloops jail and  a fine of $30.  A few evenings later, Arthur  Quiun, a notorious, good-hearted  character; everybody's friend, but  an enemy to himself; was drunk on  the street. He used Qumn language, rough but meaningless���������as  he has been permitted to do for  months by tho authorities. He  was ordered arrested by the Mayor.  Robert Bailey was sworn in as  special officer to do the trick.  When arrested he had between 830  and 840 ou his person. The following morning he was summarily  sentenced to six months hard labor  iu Kamloops jail and to pay a fine  fo $50, in derail It of which he shall  spend six months longer in "jail���������  one year in all.  "Verily, verily, Justice doth  come clothed iu many garbs. Today it may turn a criminal loose to  save expense: tomorrow ife makes  a convict of a good-natured drunk,  innocent of crime and deserving of  sympathy and the uplifting hand  of fellowship rather than prison  stripes. We make convicts out of  them, and then pride ourselves on  our superior virtues aud brotherly  love.    Oh, gawd 1"  Creston wants a box factory.  Penticton is to have two banks. <  Halibut is very plentiful in Vancouver.       . ���������  New Michel has a rotten mail  service.  ��������� There are nearly 400 dogs in  Merritt.  There is a flurry in land around  Hedley. ���������    ' ,  A flouring mill is bein'g'built at  Tonasket.  The Orangeman will build a ball  at Merritt. ��������� '  There are 700 licensed hotels in  British Columbia.  Another bank has been established at Ashcroft.  It has not rained much.in Vancouver this month.  Arocnd Creston, the skunks are  killing the chickens. ,   '  ��������� A Bhout goes up from Stewart  for more pack trails.  Grant King dropped dead in  Aiusworth last week. '    "  The government has given the  Quesnel hospital $500.  The lacrosse team' has been reorganized at Lethbridge.  Large cement works are to be  established at Princeton.  Chicken thieves are becoming a  nuisance in Grand -Forks.  There is considerable demand  for Alaskan oil properties.  The police of New Westminster  are wearing new uniforms.  The next census of Gtnada will I  be taken on June 1st, 1911.  It is seldom that Prince Rupert  is bothered with forest fires.  W. S. Drewery is building a  86,000 residence in Victoria.  There are 150 men working on  the railway grade at Stewart.  At the coast, a Hindu, has been  found suffering from leprosy.  The New K. of P. hall in North  Vancouver will cost $15,000.  The Alexandra Club is putting  up a uew^building in Victoria.  ���������   Stewartwants its mail Bent direct and not dumped at Rupe.  The heat caused Alex. -McLaren  to shoot himself "in" Vancouver.' *"���������'-'  H. H. Avery, formerly of Nelson,  is building a block-in Princeton.  No liquor licenses will be issued  in Prince Rupert until September.  , Sheep Creek has been inspected  by one of the Guggenheim brothers.  The license of the Atlantic hotel,  in Vancouver, has beeen cancelled.  There isJ considerable mining  activity at Aspen Grove and Tula-  meen.  Autos now run between Princeton and Merritt, a distance of 70  miles.  In British Columbia, it is illegal  at any time to keep game in cold  storage.  Timothy, over six feet high, has  been grown in Rossland this  summer.  The grading of the streets in the  business section of Rupe will cost  $310,000.  Several buildings in Vancouver  have been condemned and will be  torn down.  On the 12th of July, Kamloops  had over a thousand visitors and  no fatalities.  In Vancouver, Westminster  avenue will have its name changed  to Main street.  For selling liquor without a  license, in Rupe, Jack Griffith  was fined $700.  Large quantities of lumber are  being shipped from New Westminster to Stewart.  Speculators in Vancouver are  now being largely fed with Cali-  forniau oil stocks.  Thomas Rabbitt has bonded 600  acres of land it Granite Creek to  the C. C. & C. Co.  The moving picture show iu  Fort Georgo has reduced its prices  to 10 and 15 cents.  The police have driven the sure-  thing gamblers and other undesirables out of Stewart.  It is illegal to kill bears until  the end of August, except, perhaps,  in case of self defence.  Ashcroft is run wide-open, land  it takes a capital of $200 ,to, get l  into some of the poker games.       ���������< i  In two years the coal mines at  Comox and Ladyemith will be pro-"  ducing 10,000 tons of coal daily.  The burning of ^the. Columbia  River Lumber Co.'s sawmill at  Golden caused a loss of 8300,000.  There are polo clubs in Kelowna  and Kamloops, and .solo clubs in  many other towns of the province.  For the first six months of' this"'  year,    Grand    Forks-   paid     out  $22,145.56, and received $19,985.42  In Victoria; a lot?on-' the ..north- >"'  east  corner   of.* Government' and ���������  Cormorant streets has been sold for'  $90,000. ' ���������'..  The Kaleden, is the name of the  new C.P.R. steamer ou Okanagan  lake It is 95 feet long and 18  feet wide. -' r ���������  J The   British   Columbia .salmon  catch is very large this season- and"  canneries in the north are working '  night and day.  The farmers in the Metchosin  district are suffering much loss  from depredatory deer, crows aud  wild pigeons. .  ,,  A. E Irwin has the contract for <'  building the hospital at Princeton.-  It will  be finished in November '  and cost $3,250.     - "  On the short line of railway that ���������  is being built at Stewart! common  laborers are .being paid $3.50 a day.  Board costs $7 a week. ���������  Gillett & Macdonald have received the contract for 2,472 feet  of approach to the government  wharf at Stewart for $15,000.  -It is reported that contracts will  be let this summer for constructing  the Great Northern railway,"between Oroville and Penticton."  Residents of Section 5 'in Prince  Rupert are clamoring for a better  water supply.    They'should   put  tanks upon the top of their build- '  ings. ��������������� r  After the 1st of August, shaking  dice for the drinks will be a thing -  of the past in  ������.   C.   barrooms.  The offence is punishable bv.a fine  of $20. :"'.  ^Radclive, the professional hangman of Canada,   complains   that  he has more business than he can*  attend-to, and that .constant UongJ  trips are telling ou him7..     ���������"'"'���������.   /  The postoffice in Nelson ^now'  has the general delivery wicket  open until midnight on Saturdays,  and open again at 5 a.m. on Mondays. At some time the government may be brave enough to open  it on Sundays.  Ten Years Ago.  (From Greenwood Buzzer, July 28, 1900.)  A Spokane man won a $200  jackpot at the club last"night. - - ������������������-  Duncan Mcintosh came in front  the Winnipeg today and bought a  caddy of chewing tobacco.  There was a dog-fight last Sunday morning on Copper street that  woke up the police.  Business was good at the Presbyterian church on Sunday, and  the collection plate assayed $30 in  silver, three buttons, and one blue  poker chip.  THE KETTLE VALLEY.  Lucky.  Little Johnnie, who hail been praying  for sonic months for God to send hiin a  baby brother, finally became discouraged.  "I don't believe God has any more little  boys to send," he told his mother, "and  I'm going to quit it."  Early one morning not long after that  he was taken into his mother's room to  sec twin boys who had arrived in the  night. Johnnie regarded them thoughtfully for a few minutes.  "Gee," he remarked finally, "It's a  good thing I ceased praying when I did."  Thero is some talk of building a  co-operative sugar refinery upon  the lower FraBer river.  The Buffalo group of claims,  near Poplar Creek, has been bonded to Vancouver men.  W. P. Tierney has received a  contract to build ten miles of the  Canadian Northern railway.  Recently, in Rossland, three  married women ran a foot-race on  the street fora purse of $10.  This year, farmers have brought  into Canada from the States 50,000  horses valued at 812,000,000.  In Kelowna, Ed. McDongall  was fined 650 for supplying an  intoidicted pcreou with liquor,        j  Several hundred men will be at  work on the construction of the  Kettle Valley railway out of  Merritt in the course of a few days.  Foreman Pat Gorman is now at  work with a force of men and  several teams clearing right of way.  The camp is now pitched along  the banks of the Coldwater river  just back of the Diamond Vale  property.  Last Saturday night several cars  of equipment arrived and on Wednesday night of this week three  more cars came in. Dump cars,  tracks, wagons and other material  are already on the ground and the  big steam shovels are expected  daily having been on the road for  sonie days.  "Everything is in fine shape if  we could only get some horses."  remarked , the contractor. A. V.  McDonald, the sub-coutractor is  still on the lookout for horses and  he is experiencing great difficnlty.  'He bo es to overcome' this difficulty in a few days.      *   ,,���������, >���������'-__.  Now that it is definitely assured  that Penticton will he- a divisional  base there is considerable speculation as to where the next base  will be located. A railroad generally places a divisional base every  130 miles and from Penticton that  would bring it to a point about  twenty miles up thb Coldwater.  It may bo that tho base will be  brought to Merritt, however, and  that is tho opiniou of men iu close  touch with the railway company.  From Merritt to North Bend the  distance is 89 miles but that is not  thought to bo too short for a division in view of the heavy grarteti.  President Warren is oxpected back  in Merritt early next week.���������  Nicola Now&*  "-/   r.  ,-f"<-  ~fS VJ-J-iri-.aUl.B-W! jV.������  *aasS^ 5t?*p*&^*ki'  THE   LEDGE,   GREENWOOD. "BRLTISH  COLUMBIA.  I Mary and  t  ���������*������  *,  *  t  %  Co; yrighted,-lt?o;. by C. tl. SutcliiTe.  <<i  By Cecilia A. Loizeaux.  ���������I  ���������1  KNOW jnsr liow you feel, Dick,  lint   I don't see how  it r-nii  ba  helped.     Wlii'ii   1   became   engaged to yon we agreed that it  voulcl have to he a long engagement."  "It's been three yours now. Mary,  nud 1 call that a long time. And you  seem to have no idea of ending the  wait at all. Vou���������yon aren't forgetting  to care, are you. Mary'r"  Mary's lip trembled as she looked at  him.  "1 care as much���������more��������� than ever."  she said. "You don't understand. You  see, I have been pupa's housekeeper  since I was fifteen, and I simply can't  leave him alone."  "lie is perfectly willing, Mary. Sometimes I.think, lie is anxious for you to  marry, tip doesn't want to feel as if  ���������he were in the way of your happiness."  "That's just- it!" cried Mary. "Dear  old dad! He'd sacrliice Ids own interests for uie any day.   1 won't have it."  "Mary, how old Is your fallierV"  "Firty."  "And healthy?"  "Perfectly. We're- all proud of oui  health."  "He's likely to live out his threescore and ten then."  "I hope so. and If you mean thnt you  wisli he would die, Dick Lane"���������  "Easy, Mary; easy. Personally I'm  very fond of your father. That's oue  reason why' I am so anxious to get  Into Ills immediate family.    But,  let's  ��������� see, unless some unforeseen accident  occurs I shall be obliged to wait for  you at least twenty-five years." lie  held up a warning hand as Mury started to speak. "Don't yon see that we're  no nearer the goal than we were three  years ago? Don't wait to find a solution of tlie problem, dear.    Marry-me  'now and we'll solve it together."  Mary rose impatiently.  '"What's thc use of talking that way?  ,You know 1 can't. I've thought and  thought, but tliere doesn't seem to be  any other way out. Father flatly refuses to live with us���������says it's belter  not���������and I can't leave him. That's  why I sent for you. I've made up my  mind that it isn't. fair to keep you  waiting, so I am going lo break our engagement." She looked at him bravely, though her eyes swam with tears  and her chin quivered.  . Dick stared a moment aud then be-  .- gaiito laugh, which, under the circuin-  . stances, was the worst thing he could  have done. Mary's eyes began to blaze,  and the tears disappeared.  ���������"It's a joke, is it?" she blazed.  "Well, it's time it was broken. Here  is your ring. I'm sorry for your wasted time, aud, since you are so anxious  - to be married, I hope you will find  some one who will-have you right  away."  She slipped from the room, and uot  until he heard the door ol' her room  slam did Dick recover from his amaze-  meut. Thon he laughed again and.  putting the ring in his pocket, left the  -, house.  "Poor little Mary!" he mused.  "Well,  I see that I'll have to get her father to  ' help."  .Mary, watching him stride up the  street whistling: "Mary, Mary, Long  Before the Fashions Came," sank iuto  her big chair and wept.  "lie wanted it broken! He wanted  it broken!" she wailed.  Once   admitted   to   the   inner .oflice  ��������� Dick   took   the   leather  chair   which  v  Mary's father indicated with his foot.  accepted a cigar and lit it.,  "Is this a business call or just a  visit?"  ��������� "Both.   I've been up to see Mary."  "Strange.     Anything   doing?     Will  . Mary marry?"  "She says she won't.  In fact, she has  just given me back my ring.   I say she  must, and I want you to help me."  '   "Of course I can't force my daughter  ���������to marry you if she does not want to,"  < grinned Mr. Arnold.  "Yes, .you  can���������if you go about It  right.   Y'ou see"���������   And he briefly but-  lined his talk with Mary.   Mr. Arnold  smoked fiercely while the young man  talked." and then-they went over a detailed plan together.  ,.  When the young man Anally left, the  elder shook his hand heartily.  ,    "I'll do my best, Dick. Mary's a good  '"'daughter, but she'll make just as good  ���������it wife, and I'll divide."  That evening Mary came to the dinner table red eyed and white faced.  Little by little .her-''father drew>the  story from her. When she had finished he said: "I'm glad of it; Mary. I  , never would have asked you to ijiye  him up, but I am thankful that you can  see for yourself." He% did not say  ' what she could see. "And no.w that  It's nil,over "'I don'.t mind telling yon  that tliere are as good fish in the sea  ns have been caught so far. Now,  Dick���������well, he's so slow! And then���������  But that's over now, so cheer up.  daughter, and fall in love with some  nne else."  "Oh. 1 can't ever do that!" wept  Mary. "I shall take care of you all  my life."  "Tut!   Tut!   Just put your mind tn  It and you can do it.   I am anxious to  see you marry and be happily settled,  Mary.   Of course I didn't say so, because I could see that yon didn't rerillj  cure for Dick.   If you had cared yoiiV  have married him two years ago.   Bt  now (lint he's gone"���������   ���������  Mary gasped aud stooped for he.  napkin, sitting up againwith, a red  iVe. Not care for Dick! Perhaps  Dick thought that'too. ;  "And,"aside from that." went on her  father. "I have been engagrr: to''Marian Iloward'for n year, and I know  how you will feel about keeplug me  waiting too long. Of course I should  not think of-'inarrylngagaln while you  are with me."  .'., . ,  Mary thought she must faint. The  room went round and round, and then  she heard a voice, which must hnve  been her own, stiffly congratulating her  father, heard him say something the  words of which she could not" dlsthi-  trulsb, and (lien she was up in her own  room.       ��������� .:   '  "Oh," she moaned, "what,shall I. do?  No one wants me. Papa Is going to  iniirrv again, and even he thinks I do  mil cure for Dick. 1 must have acted  terribly for papa to think thnt. And  why didn't he tell me that he wanted  to marry? I'd have been glad of It,  for then I could have married Dick and  would not have needed to worry about  papa al all. Oh, it is cruel! And now  It ls too late. No wonder Dick stopped  caring if 1 acted like that���������like they  seem to think i have." She sobbed  miserably.  '���������1 like Marian Howard. I have always wished I could have her with me.  I'd like to live with them, but ihey  don't want me either. Papa has said  time and again thai such combimitlous  are always unhappy, and so 1 must go  away somewhere."  She sobbed herself to sleep that night  after hours of wretched reflection and  almost desperate thinking, She did not  go down to breakfast, but when she  heard her father leave the house she  went downtown and drew all of the  mouey which she had in the bank.  Then she bought a ticket for. New  York.  At noon her father, seeing how  wretched she looked at dinner, felt like  a brute and came very near to spoiling  the whole thing. But she slipped away  too quickly to give him time to commit himself, and wheu he was sure she  was in her room he called Dick cautiously up over the phone.  ' "I guess you'd bettor come over.  I've made a beastly mess of the  thiug," he said. Then he called up to  Mary that he had to go back to rho  oflice and told her not to sit up for  him and cleared out, feeling like a  coward.  This was the chance for which Mary  HAS LOST HIS JOB.  The  Professional Juryman Passes  Away by Recent Order.  The average man is notoriously so  anxious to escape jury duty that a  character who made it his chief business in life to obtain selection as n  member of coroners' juries would  seem to many the creation of a Dick-  onsonian. imagination. That such  characters exist, however, tho authorities know full well, and many a coroner whose duties cull him to the  morgue to hold inquest on the death  of some unfortunate, recognizes old,  familiar faces when the jury is sworn.  The reason for this is that the mode  of assembling coroners' juries is attended by no solemnity or huggery-  niuggery. An officer of number one  police division is assigned to the duty  of digging up a jury for an inquest lo  bo held that night. He is supposed  to go out on tlie street and impress  ���������luch citizens as can give no excuse  for evading the mandate of the crown.  'As many persons do not like this  press gang system of rendering service to their country the professional  juryman who eimcrly welcomes the  tabic is 11 boon. He picks up an odd  dollar or so that way and the task  of sitting in judgment with the issues  of life and di-alh before him adds  greatly to his self-esteem. After he  has figured at half a dozen inquests  he becomes in his own eyes a part of  the great fabric of law and order  which covers us all and takes his  duties as seriously as though lie were  the. presiding justice of the Court of  Appeal. In short he is .ipt to become  a nuisance; he thinks that the coroner  and   the   representatives of   the  FORGING YOURSELF  TO TAKE FOOD  walling.    Hurriedly she finished j erown ������ro rather lax   in the perform-  wns  packing her suit case, wrote an agonized note to her father, and, after  dressing herself in the long coat and  dark veil which fleeing heroines always wore In the plays she had seen,  she let herself quietly out at the front  door and reached the ear. A young  man jumped oil' the outgoing car, looked at her sharply and then swung up  the steps of the ingoing car after her,  but she did not notice.  "Was this what her father had meant  in his telephone message?" thought the  young man. Well, he had made a mess  'of it.  It was raining by thi'j time���������a dreary  little drizzle���������and when Mary alighted  at the union station she would have  fallen on tlie slippery steps had uot  some one seized the suit case and  caught her arm firmly. When she had  regained her balance the man did uot  let go, but slid bis grasp down to the  cold, wet hand.  "Let me-go! .What do you menu?"  she gasped, and theu she kuew. She  began to cry.  "Mary, Mary, so contrary, come on  home again." said Dick gently. "We  didn't mean to go so far as this, dear,  in our little plot."  "We���������our plot! What do you mean?  Did you and father fix all this up for  a trick? And���������aud"��������� To Dick's great  surprise and relief she began to laugh.  He had expected tears, anger, even  rage. And theu he began to feel foolish.  "I guess I got just what I deserve.  I was blind as a bat," she said. "When  do you want me to marry you, Dick,  if you can forgive me enough to want  meat all? Dick, you didn't think that  I had really stopped caring, did you?"  Mary's  father  was  in  tlie .drawing  room  when  they got home and came '  out into the hail to meet them.  "We've  been out walking." .said Dick blandly.  "Yes, I see," said Mr. Arnold, ignoring the suit case and Mary's unusual  apparel.   "Fine night, Isn't it?"  GOLD  HIDERS.  The Aurohuacos of Colombia Worship  tl-13 Vellow Metal. |  Infesting   the  snow   clad   slopes  of)  sun msst-d Ahorqueta, "the Sentinel." ,  oue ot the highest peaks in the Sierras'  de San Marta, in northern Colombia,!  ls oue ot  the strangest  tribes ot  In-!  dians known to ethnologists���������the Aurohuacos.   Their name menus "bidden  gold," or  "gold  hiders." and ttiat  Is  just  what  tbey  are.    They   worship  tbe yellow metal, dividing their devotions between gold and the sun.  The Aurohuaco will do anything Tor  gold. Murder is nothing it it gains  him the tiniest bit of gold. Ue works  for any kind of money. When he gets  enough silver or copper or paper money be changes It for gold and then  hurries with It to his mountain fast-  uesses. there to hide it, arid come back  for more. Why he wains It is impossible to say. No Aurohuaco ever was  known to part either with gold dust  or gold coin.  His neighbors, the Talemancas, are  wholly different They regard gold or  emeralds, also found in Colombia, as  simply a medium ot exchange for whisky or-aguadierite. The Talemanca is  superstitious to an absurd degree aud  wears a wild turkey's toot on a necklace as a talisman against sickness  and bad luck. '-He worships tire as the  cleansing and redeeming god.  In this favored region is plenty ofj  alluvial gold which only uceds to be!  taken out to make the republic of Co- j  Jombia rich and powerful. But the-  Aiirybiiai'os spoil the best laid plans j  ot men who come there to mine. They,  let men dig and dig and wear their j  lingers away washing the precious yel-,  low grains out of the earth, and then!  they'murder the miners for their treasure. This has been dune countless j  times. Marty's the skeleton that whit-[  ens tbe sldea' ol "the Sentinel."���������New  Vork World.  mice of their duties. He sees that  they let points "touch.11' on and up-  perlainin' to" the death of the deceased slip by them. So lie takes to  asking questions himself and encourages the less sophisticated jurors  around him to do likewise provided  they do not show an ambition for  leadership. And if the coroner dares  to advise the jury as to what veidiet  it should bring in, that personage is  snubbed-for his pains by a finding  contrary to  his instructions.  For such reasons the order went out  recently in Ontario that the most industrious of coroner Is jurors was to  be debarred from his chief pleasure  in life. Under no circumstances is  he to be accepted for jury service  again,���������and thereby hangs' a tale.  The reader of the daily newspapers  must have noticed that of Lite coroners' juries have been loading their  verdicts with condemnations of almost every existing institution. This  particular juryman is one who figures  at most political meetings as the man  in tho audience who asks questions of  candidates he is opposed to, and leads  the cheering for the idols of his heart.  He used to write letters to the papers,  until the indifference of editors showed him that the press of the community was in the rut and hopelessly  blind to the public weal. Then he  conceived the idea that the inquest  verdict could be made the vehicle of  his opinions. On a recent occasion  there was a death which gave scope  for wholesale condemnation, and after  the first silting of inquest he walked  down street with a newspaper man  with whom he discussed the great  possibilities of the case in the way  of a good, lengthy high sounding verdict. With the reporter's assistance  a finding was framed for use. at the  concluding sitting which condemned  the administration of the affairs of the  city of Toronto from garret to cellar.  When the jury retired to consider the  evidence he sprang his prepared verdict on the others and kept them out  for over two hours while inducing  then 1 to adopt at least a portion of  its contents. The coroner had to kick  his heels for this period while the  jury talked over a matter that seemed to call for only five minutes' deliberation. The culprit responsible  for the delay was discovered. It was  the last straw. The "Kibosh" was  put upon him at headquarters, and  Othello's occupation is gone. He has  sat upon his last corpse.  The  Tortures  of Indigestion  Banished  by  the  Tonic  Powers of Dr. Wil  Hams' Pink Pills  Victims of indigestion have small  choice between two evils���������on the one  hand a starvation diet, which means  great weakness and depression of  spirits, and' 011 the other hand forcing themselves to take nourishment  in spite of the acute suffering inflicted by each meal.  In the search for a cure they find  common medicines upset the stomach  and render the food more difficult to  digest. Laxatives are violent and  weakening, and so-called "pre-digost-  ed foods" merely evade the cause of  the trouble and the stomach steadily  grows weaker.  Tho common sense way of curing  indigestion is the Dr. Williams' way  ���������the making of new,, rich blood by  Dr. Williams' Pink Pills that gives  lone to the weakened system and invigorates the distressed digestive organs.- Dr. Williams' Pink Pills have  cured thousands of the worst eases of  indigestion through their simple tonic  treatment and one excellent example  of these cures is the case of Miss M.  Y. C. Kober-io, Sorol, Que., who  says: "For upwards of nine years I  suffered almost continuously the tortures of indigestion. At times I had  no appetite; at others there was a  craving for food, hut whatever I took  caused mo tlie greatest pangs. As  tlie result of thc trouble I suffered  from violent heai'aehos, and I grew  pale and weak. I tried many different medicines; some gave mo a little  relief, but none gave me any permanent- benefit until I h'gan using Dr.  Williams' Pink Pills. I had only  taken these a few wfeks when I found  such lHp as T had not found before.  The pains after citing grar'ually dis-  apperir"d, my appetitio grew better,  and after using the. Pills for a couple  of months I found myself completely  cured, and have not since had a  twinge of (ho trouble. I gratefully  recommend Dr. Williams' Pink Pills  to all who suffer from any form of indigestion."  Throueh their action on the blood  Dr. Williams' Pink Pills cure such  troubles as anaemia, indigestion,  sick headaches, rheumatism and all  forms of nervous troubles such as  neuralgia, St. Vitus dance, and, partial paralysis. These Pills are especially valuable to growing girls  and women and cure the headaches,  sideaches and other pains known only  to thorn. Sold by all medicine dealers or bv mail at 50 cents a box or  six boxes for $2.50 from The Dr. Wil.  Hams' Medicine Co., Brockville, Ont.  GRAKAME. WHITE, AVIATOR.  Rejected the Army to Become a Pion-  eer In Motoring.  Mr. Graharne White strikes one as  a typical flying man. Young'(he is  only just thirty), tall, and lithe, he  looks as hard ,as nails, and gives the  impression of being piacticully without' nerves.  H\; was originally intended for the.  army, but his taste lay in the direction of engineering, and he followed  his iiicliniition. His love of sport is  inherited, his father being a famous  yachtsman. At Bedford Grammar  School young Graharne White is  chiefly remembered for his success as  a cyclist. When fifteen he and his  brother were joint owners of a small  motor-car, and his experiences with  this machine tempted him to the  motor industry. He not only established a business for making motorcars, but raced them, .winning many  prizes.  From motoring to aviation wns but  a natural step.. His early experience  wilh motors was, of course, of considerable service to him in his Hying  experiments, but his connection with  aviation is quite recent. Hu had not  even seen any flying until tlie llheimj  meeting, last August  I������ ������ ������ ������ h ������ > ������-  Ho wns so taken with'the new'sport that he there  SIRES AND  SONS.  The Wonderful Scott.  Volume and quality, both considered, Sir Walter Scott was probably (he  most wonderful writer ever known.  More than 10,000.000 volumes of his  "Life and Works" have been printed,  arid the demand is by no means exhausted. Within five years after the  fame of "Waverley" had gone abroad  he was read by all Europe and America, and the annual profits of his  novels amounted to more than $G0,-  000.  J H. Hale of Georgia, the "peach  king." has 3ii0.0Ul> trees iu bis southern orchards alone.  Archer M. Huntington, the son-of  the late Collls P. Iluntiugton, is widely known as a student of Spanish literature aud of Spanish-American history, and it was he who founded and  endowed the Hispanic society.  Chung Ling, a priest of Buddha, well  versed in all the mysterious knowledge  that is secreted iu those mystic temples of the plains of China, is a stu  dent in the lirst grade of the Franklin  school night class for foreigners,  Washington.  Henry 13. Leglet-, the librarian of tho  Chicago Public library, has for many  years made a practice of recommending twenty books each for the different classes of readers who use the library. He divides the books for this  purpose..Into, books for men, women,  girls, boys and young children.  Colonel Charles Chaiile-Long, soldier,  lawyer, explorer, diplomat and author,  has been honored by the American  < leograpliit-nl society, which has a warded liini the Daly geographical medal  for his services In Africa. The special  work for which he was honored was  the solution of the Nile source problem.  .. Thi' Count of Turin, the Duke of the  Abi-uzzi's brother, has been proving  himself 11 mighty hunter in Africa,  whence he Is returning.after a great  hunting expedition. He brings back n  splendid collection of stuffed animals  and skins, which are to form a special  section of the Zoological museum at  Florence.  Desperation  Billie���������Wot's up, Eddie?  Eddie���������Why, dog gone it; it's too  cold to go swimmin' an' a feller can't  .ro skatiii' 'cause de ice ain't froze, so  all I can do is to go ter s:-hool. Jest  like my measly luck!  Keep Minard's Liniment in the house.  Mistress���������"Dinah, you are from thc  south, are you not?"  Cook���������"Yes'm. kind 0' from the  south; I wuz tlie fust, yaller chile  borned on Armour avenue."  Red, Weak, Weary, Watery Eyes  Relieved by Murine I'.ye Remedy.  Try Murine for your Eye Troubles.  You will like Murine. It Soothes.  50c at Youi-'Druggists. Write for Eye  Books Free. Murine Eye Remedy  Co., Toronto. - 2  Paris has thirty-two Utiles of underground railways and the construction  of twenty-three miles more has been  authorized.  CURED HER KIDNEYS  Mrs. John Pettigrew, of Central  Economy, N.S., was practically helpless from  rheumatism.  She could not stoop, and her limbs  ached so that it was torture for her to  be up and around the house.  As Mrs. Pettigrew put it, "I was all  crippled up. I saw Gin Pills advertised and sent for some, and after tak-  ink only two boxes, am a different]  woman.' Gin Pills are the only things'  that helped mc, and I cannot say too  much for them."  If you have that dreadful pain in  the back���������if you are tortured with  rheumatism���������get Gin Pills at once.  Write National Drug & Chemical  Co. (Dept. N. U.), Toronto, for free  sample. Regular size at dealers, 50c.  a box, 6 for $2.50.  Willie���������Does you son take to arithmetic?  Gillis���������Indeed he does. Last year  he took false weights and measures;  this year he is studying rebating, and  next year he will take up communta-  tion of lines.  Warts are disfigurements that disappear when treated with Holloway'a  Corn Cure.  The Austrian government has sst  the price of the output of its radium  laboratory at 400 crowns a milligram,  or at the rate of $36,500,000 a pound.  Sporting Notes.  A' Woman's Bank.  A novel departure in British banking will be inaugurated shortly with  the opening of n woman's bank, officered and conducted exclusively by  women and entering only to women  customers. The only man permitted  on the premises will be the messenger, and one othia functions will |u>  to keep other men away. No man  may'���������be a depositor or transact biisi  ness with the new institution.  PhlllipsAndover plans a $150,000  swimming pool.  Ed (Jeers, the veteran harness driver, Is seventy-nine years old.  Frisco basketball players must register with the Pacific Athletic association.  The St. Louis Nationals and Americans have each seventeen pitchers on  their ball teams for the coming season.  William .1 Glover of Baltimore, who  Halms the long distance swimming  title, has begun training for a swim  from the Charlestown bridge to Boston light, iu Boston harbor, next summer.  Moving pictures of the tennis matches for the Davis international cup  'played In Sydney, Australia, between  McLaughlin and Long of Sau Francisco and Brooks nnd Wilding were  brought to this country by Long.  The late Justice Brewer was wilh a  party of New York friends on a fishing trip in the Adirondacks, and  a.round the camp fire one evening the  talk naturally ran on big fish. When  it came his turn the jurist began, uncertain as to how he was going to  come. out.  "We were fishing one time on the  Grand   Banks  for���������er���������er���������"  "Whales," somebody suggested.  "No," said the jurist, "wo were baiting with .whales."  and then ordered a Bleriot machine,  and was himself' astonished at the  quickness  with  which  he learned  to  fly-  Less than a month ago ho acquired  the latest improved type of Fur man  biplane, fitted with a Gnome fifty  horse-power rotary motor, and his in-  ttant mastership of this wondeiful  machine at once inspired him to try  for the Manchester record.  A plucky attempt was made recently by Mr. White to win l-he prize el  $50,0*00, and at lirst his success seemed assured.  He was compelled by adverse  weather and engine trouble lo wait, at  Lichfield, with sixty-nine miles still  to be traveled, until loo late to comply with the conditions under which  the prized  is  offered.  Mr. White started on his great journey soon after live in the morning  from Park Royal, his mother and  sister being present to wish him good  luck. . v  The machine rose easily and gracefully, the engine worked beautifully,  and everything thus early .promised  well for the daring young aviator'.-  trip.  Flying splendidly, Mr. White soon  '.-������������������ft the accompanying motor-curs he-  hind. At one period he attained a  speed of sixty miles an hour.  At Rugby he made the first of the  two stops he was allowed on the  journey, and after having some refreshments left for Crewe, which was  to hi- his second halting place.  Fortune; however, decreed otherwise, for, numbed with cold, and fueling sorely in need of rest, Mr. White  descended for a second time at Hade-  more, near Lichfield.  While awaiting more favorable con-  ditons his biplane was seized by a  boisterous wind and overturned, suffering damage that was repaired in  time for a flight the following week  only by the fiercest exertion on the  part of his mechanics.  Scottish and Irish Bogs.  The recent "bog-slide" in Count}  Roscommon, recalls the fact thnt Ireland has still'close on 2,830,000 acres-  of bog-land, varying in depth fron  nineteen feet to a few inches. Scotland is also "rich" in bog. Rannoci-  Moor, for instance, is nearly twent}  miles square. Moss Flanders, ii  Perthshire, still contains overv 10,00f  acres of peat, and it is reporte'd thai  the deep Black Moss contains 800,00!'  cubic yards of peat. The reason why  so few calamitous bog-slides tnk."  place in Scotland compared with Ire.  land is due to-the varying constitu  ents of the bogs, their situation, and  the higher "cultivation of neighboring  lands. After a long spell of.rain���������th-  usual foretunncr of an Irish bog  .slide���������great quantities of water accumulate at the bottom of the bog. Th.-  mosses and dense plant life on the  surface, or close to the surface, prevent evaporation, and the pressure ot  the steadily rccumulating water eithei  rises the superincumbent mass and  makes it overflow its natural boundaries, or bursts a subterranean pas  sago. Where, however, the fringe, of  the bogs have been reclaimed, as in  the case of most of the Scottish bogs  ond the land in the neighborhool  drained and more or less cultivated,  artificial escapes are created which  drain off tho floods. Hence the main  reason for the paucity of bog-slides  in Scotland compared with Ireland,  where the bog lands are still in a  "state  of nature."  George B.���������You state your svmp-  toiris are constant'thirst, feverishness,  pains in the back and groin, swelling  of tha ankles, puffs under tho eves,  inflamed evelids, painful, smarting,  and frequent urination, sleeple sness,  catarrh, etc.. and .you ara correct in  sitrmising that your kidneys and  bladda'r need a good tonie. treatment.  Have anv - well-stocked druggist' mix  the following: 1 oz. ft.-'exL'buchu.. 1  oz. comp. if. balmwort.and 4 ozs. comp  syrup sarsaparilla. . Take a tea-  spoonful before or "after meals and  one. when retiring.- Drink plenty of  water between msals. Eat slowly.  Abstain from alcohol. Continue treat-  G to 8 weeks.       \   ���������  George W.���������You have dyspepsia, if  your symptoms are bloating'and baching, pains -. in the ��������� stomach;. foul  breath, headache, weakness and  dizziness. You should avoid pastries  and sweets for some t'me and,take a  teaspoouful - after each meal, of the  'following:       '        \ ���������     '  3 oz. essence of pepsin, 1 oz. comp.  essence ciirdiol and 2 oz. syrup of  ginger. Mix. The foregoing wi'l usually correct and cure any case of  Indigestion or dyspepsia.  Frank���������Your extreme thinness is  unnatural. You should weigh 25  pounds more. Your trouble is due to  inability of the digestive tract, or  alimentary canal, to absorb the proper elements that go to make flesh and  fat from the food taken into your  svstem. I know many who have  gained a pound a day for 30 .days  through the use of the following prescription.' Your sister will find # it  yeTy strengthening, while increasing  her' weight. .You can both .use it to  great advantage.  3 ozs. essence of pepsin, 3 ozs. syrup  hypophosphites comp., 1 oz. tincture  eadomene, (not cardamom), and 1  of. comp. essence, cardiol. Mix. Take  a   tvia^poonfiil   after  meals   and   one  The Doctor's Answers  By  Dr.  Lewis  Baker.  -The questions answered below are general in character- the symptams or diseases are given and the ana-.,,  weTS  will  apply to any case of similar nature.   Those  wishing   further advice free,   mav   address   Dr.  Lewis   ;  Baker,   Col'ege   Bldg., Colleae-Ellwooii- Ste., ��������� Dayton. ,,-  Ohio,' emclosing self-addressed envelope for Teply.    If"  ���������unable to obtain   any    of   the     drags   mentioned   of;;'  your regular dru gist, go to some'prominent large re- ,,  '(���������Ail-drue   store which is sure to be .well .stocked.        \  ������������������������������'������������������������ .���������������,<>���������������-������-������������������.������������������ ������������������������������.��������������������������������������������������� |g  before retiring.     'Continue for 30 to  00 days.' . ' '    '  Mrs. S.���������Your complaint is a ,very  common one and is commonly termed -  "whites." In reality it is leucorrhea,  and if. permitted to become'chronic  is'vory weakening and causes many  complicated female diseases.  - Write me again, giving full name  and address and all symptoms, and I  will mail you-prescriptions and'outline a,thorough, curative.'treatment for  all female diseases. "    '  Business Man.--Your condition is  not beyond hope. Timidity,' insomnia,'  nervousness and inability to ; act  rationally and naturally as a healthy,  vigorous person weuld, ,-can soon be  overcome, .and abounding new health  can be, felt surging in rich, red blood  through the entire system, if the .following treatment is fa'thfully adhered  to. Use the following powerful; though  harmless nerve tonic in tsaspoonful  doses 3 to 4 times a clay: Comp, 'fluid  halitiwort 1 oz., comp.-esssnee cardiol -  1 oz., tincture eadomene comp. 1 oz.  (not cardamon), and comp. syrup  .sarsaparilla 3 ozs. Mix all together.  City. Lass���������The following formula is  -aid to be used by a noted beauty  specialist for increasing the flesh of  the bust, arms and neck. If propsrly  used it should prove.very satisfactory  and round out,your figure as desired:"  Comp. tincture eadomene 1 oz. (not  cardomon), j;lycerine'2 ozs./rosawater.  3 ozs., and L toaspoonful of borax.  Mix. Shake well. and apply to the  neck, arms and bust, rubbing and  massaging until completely absorbed.  Then wash the parts tTeatsd with hot  water and soap and dry thoroughly.  Then massage with olive oil or sheep _  tallow. Apply morning and night for  several weeks or months as the case  may require. ,      ,(  Fred -.���������Ask your druggist to prepare  you a solution of boraeic acid with  which to treat your inflamed . and  watering eyes.  It is a .Kansas woman who has been  granted a patent upon a fan provided  with a sheet of absorbent material  to hold water to actually cool the air  which it- agitates.  Tea   Is   Ireland's  Curse.  Some interesting sidelights on the  life of the peasantry in Ireland are  contained in thc reports of. the Inspectors of National Schools, which  have lately been issued. The report  says: "The use of tea is now carried  to such dangerous excess that it ranks  before alcohol as an enemy of the public health. To aggravate the situation  it is in the very poorest parts of the  country that the tea evil is most active and hurtful. It is only the cheap  sorts of tea that reach these poor people; and, let the quality be good or  bad, the tea i3 so prepared for use  that the liquid, when drunk, has the  properties of a slow poison. -The teapot stewing on the hearth all day  long is'.kept literally on tap; the  members of the family, young as well  as old, resorting to it at discretion."  Breakfast Jacket  For a breakfast jacket have Japanese silk and cut it hip length, with  point at the front and straight across  at the -back. Loose pointed sleeves  should be bound .with ribbons and a  .simple neck binding used. Morning  jackets are.'simple and usually made,  of fine silks. ,  ''  Beaten  "Paw, what do they do with'all the  moncv they make the people pay for  taxes?"  "Tommy, my son, at last you have  asked me a question I can't answer.  There arc limitations to your father's  knowledge."      . ���������  Thousands of mothers can testify to  the virtue, of Mother Graves' Worm  Exterminator, because they know  from experience how useful it is.  Tomkins���������"Your wife seems to be  a very thoughtful woman."  The average annual death rate of  armies of the world in time of peace  is less than one per hundred.  A Cure for Fever and Ague.���������Disturbance of the stomach' and liver always precede attacks of fever and  ague, shov. ing derangement'of the di-  Thompspn-_She. is.   She thinks of 1 gestive or(rans and deterioration in the  airkmds.of things if, I:happen to be -qUBlity-, of; the -:bl6dd.'.;i.:I'ri.'"theae ail-  out late.  Minard's Liniment lumberman's friend  Housewife���������-What good does Sunday  do mc? Here it's 4 o'clock and 1  haven't sat down since I got up.  Husband (with his paper)���������Sunday  suits .me. I haven't got up since I sat'  down^    ments Parmelee's-Vegetable Pills have  been found most effective, abating the  fever and subduing the ague in a few  clays. There are many:who are subject to these distressing disturbances  and to these there is no better preparation procurable as a means of relief.  ' Beresford Suit Ends.  The curious romance of the late  Lord Dciavnl Beresford, known  throughout Mexico a.s "Lord Beresford," and 11 colored woman, has just  readied a financial conclusion  through the payment in currency and .  land of $500,000. When, after the '  death of Lord Delaval Beresford in a  railway accident in America three  years* ago. Lord Charles Beresford  came to settle his brother's estate, he  was confronted wilh the claims nf the  colored woman, who represented tint  she was the wife in common law of  Lord Delaval. Lord Charles entered  a suit in Mexico to oust the woman  from the estate and disclaim her. in  his brother's heiress, with the result  above noted. The entire estate; wn.w  valued at over $20,000,000  Prompt Returns  Missionary (to gambler's wife)���������1  do hope you'll attend the revival meetings. Tho evangelist is doing a great  deal of work.  Gambler's Wife���������O, yes, ma'am. Before he came here my husband ran a  regular brace, but now he's dealing n  square game.  Worse Than the Disease  Chewing gum is a medicine under  '���������'���������'    ~~.   '    r~      ~..''-'��������� "���������     "some ''circumstances," decides a Cana-  A species of stiff grass, which grows  djan legal luminary.   Most people will  abundantly in India, is used for sticks agree that, when used in public places  in the manufacture   of   matches   in  the cure is worse than the disease.���������  that country. Ottawa Journal.   ���������  Blood Polsoiiiiig  J     Started irom: Wound  An   accident  which  threatened  worst  results'  until    DR.   CHASE'S  OINTMENT was applied  No wound or hurt but has most serious possibilities unless antiseptic  treatment is applied to prevent blood-  poisoning.   "   ' :���������  '  Lives aro often saved by having at  hand a box of Dr. Chase's Ointment.  Its antiseptic properties prevent blood  got a box of Dr. Chase's Ointment.  "In about a week's, time we noticed a wonderful change and by using  three boxes ho was cured completely.  Ho has had no return of the trouble.  My husband was cured of a bad case  of piles by the use of two boxes of Dr.  Chasu's Ointment. It is a wonderful  ointment."  Dr. Chase's Ointment is useful in  scores of ways, in every home. While  poisoning  and   it  is  so   remarkably  its great reputation has been made as  N. U,, No, 797  With   Regret  Visitor (at the prison cell)���������Do you  I regret the past?    .        .    ,'  Convicted     Counterfeiter���������No;- it's  what didn't pass that makes me sigh.  healing that cure is soon brought  about.  This case will interest yon. Mrs.  C. Hopkins, St. George, Ont., writes:  "I feel like shouting the praises of  Dr. Chase's Ointment. One clay last  year Avhile threshing, my son got  badly hurt by having the prongs of a  fork run into his log, In a day or two  it began to get very sore and blood  poisoning sst in. We did everything  for it,but it would heal in one place  and break out in another. This kept  on- for three months when finally we  a cure for eczema and piles there is  not a case of itching or irritated skin  disease in which it will fail to bring  relief.  The bettor you become acquainted  with Dr. Chase's Ointment the better  you will appreciate its wonderful  soothing, healing qualities. Any  druggist will tell you of its remarkable  records of cures.  Dr. Chase's Ointment, GO cents a  box, all dealers or Edmanson, Bates  & Co., Toronto. Write for freo copy  of Dr. Chuso's Recipes.  /.  0  i  ���������is  r>������  4!  41  &  i  -rf  (Si  1  m  9������  /']  */-*������������������-������-^.-..,i r, * i  *tm  ^v..  MM  THE   LEDGE.   GREENWOOD,''BRITISH  COLUMBIA.  X-'iwwtjtiw  Train Girls to Be Colonists ,  Lady Ernestine Hunt, the noted  horsewoman and traveller has established a school at Cosham Park, near  Portsmouth, where ,shV is training  girls to become "useful colonists. The  girls,   who   are   from  eighteen  years  AFGHAN AMENITIES.  Jealous Natives Cut Off Their Wives'  Noses,  Dr. Theodore L. Pennell, a medical  riusionary.  lecturing  at  the  Caxton  DISEASE     DEFIED     TREATMENT  WAS CURED AT OXCE BY  "FRUIT-A-TIVES."  Mr. ' II. Marchessault, High Constable of the Province of Quebec, who  lives at St. Hyacintho, thought he was  going to be'disabled for life.  A terrible pain in the back kept him  in the house and under the doctor's  care for-months. Nothing seemed to  give relief.  Then he tried VFruit-a-tives," the  famous fruit medicine. Note the results. '  . "Frult-a-tlves'" cured me of chronic  pain in the back- that was so severe  that I could not drive  writes Mr. Marchessault.  ?,l! n pwttr,d8', aro taufrh* housewifery, ,',11..!!, London.- recently, on his expert  needlework,   home  nursing/first aid i'l-Ws among the  wild tribe* of   ''  gardening, ruling    and    driving.    No   "     '  servants are kept, all'the house-and  stable work being done by the pupils  who iide astride. , '  'my   horse,"  If you have Weak Kidneys and that  Biting Pain In the Back, by all means  try "Fruit-a-tives," which is made of  fruit juices.  50c a-box', 6,for $2.50, or trial box,  2oc- At all dealers, or from Fruit-a-  tives. Limited, Ottawa.   ,   ���������  It fs a Liver Pill���������Many of the ailments that man has to" contend with  have their origin in a disordered liver  which is a delicate organ, peculiarly  susceptible to the disturbances that  come from irregular habits or lack of  crre in eating and,drinking.' This-accounts for the great many liver regulators now pr?ssed on the,attention of  sufferers. Of these,there is none superior to Parmelee's -Vegetable Pills.  Their operation though gentle,is effective,- and the most delicate can use  them.- ��������� .   -  '   Warning the Editor  "Whr>s the author of 'Tlie Rake of  the Gulch' that you're printin*?"  "I am," said the man at the desk.  "Well, if tho.l'iule ain't shot and  fed to coyotes in the last chapter you  , kin stop my paper."  $100���������REWARD���������$100  The  readers of this paper will be  pleased to 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. -Ca.  tarrh   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 oi  -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  o'ffer One Hundred     Dollars for any  case that it fails to cure. - Send for list  of testimonials.  , Address   F.   J.   CHENEY   &   CO.,  Toledo, O.   *  Sold by all' Druggists, 75c.  -Take Hall's Family Pills for constipation.  Consul'Edwin N. Gunsaulus, of'Johannesburg, reports that the consumption* of iron and steel in the Transvaal mines is estimated at 50,0r0 tons  yearly, valued at ?4,5C0,0C0. Of this,  $3,000,000 consist of rails, sleepers,  pipes and fittings, rock drills, etc.  Thc .Central ,South African railway,  whose principal'Offices are in'Johannesburg, also buys 32,000 tons of rails  and sleepers annually. -    t  A   Little  Wisdom  You can turn a crank down, but ho  always turns up.  A woman is loved .for her virtues,  and adored for her weaknesses.  The world expects a man to make  a fool of himself ovvT a woman, but  it never forgives a woman who makes  a fool of herse'f over a man. ,  To know thyself is wisdom; to know  how to impart that knowledge to  others���������that's  cleverness.���������Smart  Set.  "What's your order,-sir?" asked the  wait������r,  "Bring mc," said the wild eyed cus.  tomer, "some medium boiled potatoes  and some eggs with the jackets on."  -"Sir?" -     ..  "I don't know whether I've got that  right, or. not, -waiter," said the wild  eyed man, "but do'the best you can  with it. A big red automobile had to  jump out of my way about two minutes ago to keen me from running over  it, and I'm a bit-flustered."  Biggs���������"Do you .believe that the use  of tobacco impairs the memory?"  Diggs���������"Not necessarily. 1 haven't  been able to forget that cigar you gave  me-two weeks ago���������but perhaps there  was no tobacco in it."   ^  Ask for Minard's and take  no other.  _ Physician���������"I have told you to take  long walks in the open air, and you  are not doing it."  Confirmed Dyspeptic���������"I know it,  doctor, but you told me I was to take  them on_an empty stomach."  When going away from home, or at,  any change of habitat, he is a wise  man who numbers among-his belong.  - ings a bottle- of Dr. J.--D. Kellogg's  Dysentery Cordial. Change of food  and water in-some strange place where  there are no doctors may bring on an  attack of dysentery. He -then has a  standard remedy at hand "with which  - to-'cope with the disorder,  and  fore-  .armed he can successfully fight the  ailment and subdue it.  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 tlio  certainty that they will find relief. It  will allay inflammation in the bronchial tubes as no other preparation  can.  Wearied with his everlasting hike,  the Wandering Jew stopped to rest.  "What's the use?" he exclaimed. "I  can't keep up with old man "Weston to  save my life! He's forty miles ahead  of me and going like the wind!"   '  :  Running a trembling hand through  his flowing beard, he proceeded to  heap a few choice maledictions on the  day of his birth.  THROW AWAY ALL  YOUR FEARS  BACKACHE,  GRAVEL AND  RHEUMATISM    VANISH    BEFORE  DODD'S KIDNEY PILLS  "My wife," he proudly said, "has  made me what I am." "That's the  way with a man," replied Mrs. Strong-  mind. "Always blaming it on the  woman."  Minard's Liniment used by Physicians  Country Editor���������"I'm -glad you  brought these spring poems early."  Spring Poet���������"Yes, sir," "  Country Editor (putting them in the  stove)���������"Yes, sir! Most spring poets  wait till the weather gets too warm to  use them."  WOMAN'S CHARMS  Of Skin,   Hands and  Hair  Preserved  For preserving, purifying and beautifying the skin, scalp, hair and  hands; for allaying minor irritations  of the skin and scalp and for preventing them from becoming chronic; for  imparting a velvety softness to the  skin; for sanative, antiseptic.cleansi.ig  and, in short, for every use in promoting skin and hair health and bodily  purity, Cuticura Soap and Cuticura  Ointment are unsurpassed. In the  speedy and economical treatment of  torturing, disfiguring eczemas, rashes,  itchings and inflammations, Cuticura  succeeds when all else fails.  Milliner's assistant���������"That feather,  madam, makes you look ten years  younger."  Antique Lady���������"Then I'll take the  hat. But I think, perhaps, a second  feather might make it even more becoming."  "I was born in a log cobin on a  farm," began the tramp, but he got  no further.  "And is this all you have made of  such splendid opportunities?" cried  the'man ho hoped to touch. "You deserve no consideration whatever."  And he angrily passed along.  "George tells me I have a regular  Cupid's bow mouth." "Yes, and he  tells me that he wouldn't mind that  so much if you didn't shoot it off so  often."  Proved Once Again in the Case of Mrs.  Fred Krieger, Who Suffered From  the Worst Forms of Kidney Disease.  Palmer Rapids, Out. (Special).���������  'Ihe thousands of Canadians who live  in, daily terror of tiiose terrible forms  of Kidney Disease known as Backache, Gravel and Rheumatism, will be  deeply interested in the story of Mrs.  Fred Krieger, of tins place.  "I- was for years a great sufferer  from Kidney Disease, Grave], Rheumatism and Backache,'.' Mrs. Krieger  states. "It all started through a cold,  but I got so my head ached, I was  .nervous, my limbs were heavy, I had  a dragging sensation across my loins,  and I was totally unfit to do anything.  "Reading about wonderful cures by  Dodd's Kidney Pills led me to buy  some. After using a few I found they  were doing me good and this encouraged ir.e to continue their \ .e,  Eight boxes made me well.  "I have been able to do my own  work ever since and to-day I am completely cured. Dodd's Kidney Pills  gave me health and I feel like a new  woman."  If you keep your kidneys strong and  healthy- you can' never have Backache,  Rheumatism or Gravel. Dodd's Kidney Pills never fail to make the Kidneys strong and well.  "Tommy," said the boss,' "you quit  smoking two or three months ago,  didn't you?"  "Yes, sir," answered the office boy.  "How much have you gained in  weight?"  "Well, sir, cointin' it in nickles I  reckon I've gained about four  pounds."  VT    , _      -   -���������     the  Northwest Frontier of India, said  nl.rle .at Rnnnu "it was no unusual  thing to be called upon to supply .artificial noses for the wivei of men who,  in a fit of jealousy, had cut off the  ends of.the noses of their women folk.  One man who had out his wife's  nose off altogether was told by the  doctor that, in order to make a good  job of tlie "repair, it'would be necessary to send to England for an rrti-  ficial nose. ,  On being told that the cost would  be thirty rupees the man hesitated.  Asked the reason of his hesitation, tlie  man said, "Well, it's this way, sahib,  I can get a ,new wife for eighty  lupees." (Laughter.) "However," pio-  ceeded the doctor, "he agreed eventually to have,the old wife patched up."  ,"Eveiy year," he, added, "we are  called upon to make new noses, and  some.'of the ladies are very well satis-  ed with the result."  Robbery and brigandage were the  profession of "some oi the tribes,  especially the Waziris.'When a child  was boin his mother usually placed  him iu a hole in the wall of the madhouse, and said to him, "Learn to be  a thief." Thieving was largely done  by digging under the walls of the  mud-houses.  But the Waziris also had a sense of  humor. Last year thero was a big  assemblage of chiefs at a ceitain  centre to meet a political officer respecting the lawlessness of the trih-s.  Having been sumptuously entertained, they presented the officer with a  beautiful antelope as a mark of appre-  ciiition.  Before the chiefs had reached their  lulls on tlie return journey a message  arrived stating that an antelope had  been stolen from the house of a  Nawab.  Speaking of the blood feuds of the  various tribes, Dr. Pennell said these  were so intense that' it was onlv possible to cultivate land within gunshot  range of the villages, each 'of which  possessed a gun tower with loopholes  for firii'g. Each man worked in tlie  fields with a rifle over one shoulder  and cartridges in his belt, in order to  be ready for all emergencies.  In such a district the advantages  of European surgery were naturally  much appreciated, and a doctor could  pass from one tribe to another without fear; in fact, each tribe would  provide him wilh an escort to tho  boundary of the next'tribe".  Patients come to the hospital at  Bannu from as far away as Cabul,  and often theie would arrive at the  hospital a string of the blind, each  holding on the other in front, .and  a man who could see a little leading  the lot.  In the course of an interview with a  reporter. Dr. Pennell gave another illustration of matrimonial jealouty  among the border tribes.  "One day," he said, "ah Afghan  chief who had been across the border  came back and saw his wife spjaking  to a man over the wall in his corn-  pound. He at once drew his sword,  cut off his wife's head, and threw it  to the man, saying, 'If you want tc  speak to her now, you can.' "  Many of the patients at the hospital  are the victims of frontier raids. One  man who was admitted there for treatment had been shot by his uncle. Tlie  bullet hud gone through his lung, but  careful nursing pulled him through.  "When he was convalescent," said  Dr. Pennell, "he called me one day to  his bec'side and said. 'Oh, sahib, I  want you to give me some cartridges.'  I said, 'What do you want the cartridges for?' Pointing to his chest, he  replied, 'I have this score to pay off.'  "I said. 'I am very sorrv to hear  that. We have had a difficult task to  cure you, and now very shortly we  shall have the same trouble with your  uncle.' H������ said, 'Oh, no, you need  not be afraid of that, sahib. I am  a better shot than he is.' We did not  get the uncle in, and we heard eventually that he had killed him."  THE COAL OF NOVA SCOTIA,   ,  J   Brown Says Thero Is Still Un- /  told Wealth In the Ground. /  At the recent annual meeting of the |  Mining Society   of Nova   Scotia,   an,  address  was delivered   by  Mr.  T. J.'  Brown,  president  of  the  society,   in -  which'he pojnted out that little had)  been done to" increase the s'.ock   of  knowledge respecting the coal deposits  of the province.   Mr. Brown's remarks  on this poirrt are^ interesting, i  "To   my   knowledge,"  -said    -Mr.'  Brown, "not one seam of commercial  CLAIMS OF THE LEGITIMIST.  Princess Ludwig of Bavaria Is Stuart '  Successor tothe British Crown.  Probably but few Canadians are  concerned with the claims of the legitimists to thp throne of Great Britain. The question is one of startling  interest to many in Europe who still  recognize for one reason or another  the direct descendants of the house of  the Stuarts as the true heirs to the  British  throne. . '   ' '  The, Legistimists are strong enough  to'  issue   a   ."Legitimist   Kalendar''  ���������!HMIi'iT.iiMiBaa.^;v������k4i������������is^tttil  VI tr .*,    .lit  value  has   been   discovered  in   Cape'  wnien furnishes all the court informa-  Breton, or indeed,  with  perhaps one'  h?11.'*0? the adherence of the Legili-  M ra. M. Barrett,  &������ Moresn St.,  Montreal, says:  "A   horrid  rash came out all over my baby's 'ace and  spread until it had totally covered his scalp.  It was irritating and painful, anil caused  the little one hours of suffering.   We tried  soaps and powders and salves, but he goi  no better.   He refused his food, got quite  thin and worn, and was reduced to a very  serious condition.    I was advised to try  Zam-Buk, and did so.    It wai wonderful  how it seemed to cool and ease the child's  burning, painful skin.   Zam-Buk from the  very commencement seemed to go right to  the spot, and the pimples and sores and the  irritation grew less and leas.    Within'a  few weeks my baby's skin   wag  healed  completely.   He has now not a trace ot  rash, or eruption, or eczema, or burning  sore.   Not only so, but cured of the tormenting skin trouble, he has improved In  general health."  Z������m-Bulc is sold at alt stores and medicine ren-  Uf", joe. a box, or post free from Z.im-Bulc Co.,  I oronto,for price, 6 boxes for $1.50. A certain cure  ���������iwSisw ������������������'IS"'*' *"'��������� 1"rn*- tlc,< *nd forp'te*.  The Governor's Speech  This funny story is told of the gov.  ernor ot a certain prison. On being  -ippointed' to the position, he was  taken by the prison chaplain into the  chapel, where the prisoners were assembled in a body. 'Ihe chaplain pie-  sented him to the company, with the  remark that he would say a few words.  The governor was a bashful man, and  unaccustomed to speech-making. He  stammered, stuttered, blushed and faltered : "Ladies and���������er���������no���������gentle-  that is, men and fellow-prisoners���������or  I can't make a speech. In fact, all���������  fil'���������-������i.i. I'can say is���������er���������that I'm veiy  1,'lad indeed to see so many .of you  here."  Not in the Family  Michael McCarthy was suing the  Swift Packing company in a Kansas  City court.  A negro witness was called. "Did  you work at the plant?" he was asked.  "Yassir."  "Do you know the foreman and the  other officials?"  j'Yassir."  "What were your relations with  them?"  "Now, look yere," said the witness,  Im black and they're white.    They  ain't no relations of mine."���������-Literary  Digest. '  exception, in the Province of Nova  Scotia, since-the year of Confederation. Mr. Richard Broivn left us in  book form the story of his work in  prospecting the whole of Cape Breton.  "In this book, Mr. Brown has given  geological information in connection  with our coal seams in Cape Breton,  and nothing of much importance has  been added to this information, and  nothing contained therein of any im-  portance has been found in error. ,  I "When we come to consider that  I the work this man did in Cape Breton  was done through the wilderness on  horseback, or around the shores in a  small open boat, we get an idea of  the thoroughness with which the engineers of the old school did their  work, and the accuracy and the  method with which  they  left us tho  ��������� benefit of their experience.  I    "Are we to   believe that   there   ii  1 nothing more to discover in the way  ��������� of coal seams? Or, are we to^ believe  that no geologist of his experience  and knowledge has devoted the time  to it since? He was unaided at the  time. He was the only mining engineer���������or -nearly so���������on the Island.  What have the host of modern, so-  called, mining engineers now in Nova  Scotia added in any way to the knowledge of our mineral possibilities, and  where can their results be found?  '  "I beli.-ve that coal seams, as yet  unknown, will be found in Cape Breton; and in Cumberland and Pictou  counties, "where the coal measures are  not so regular as in Cape Breton, the  possibilities are even greater. We  have every facility offered in the wr-y  of Government boring machines.  What do we lack? Is it men? U it  capita!? Or is it knowledge? Let us  think it over.  "Is it possible 'that the present  miner is but a scavenger of coal, content to make the best of what he finds  already staked out for him! Is it possible that the present generation are  content to take the fruits of what  previous giants of the province fought  for and obtained for them���������responsible Government, confederation, discovery of all the coal seams of the  province���������all previous to-1397.  "Nothing doing since except enjoying or depleting our legacy."  mist   claims   which   ordinary, people  find in Whittaker or Burke  livery year,on the anniversary of  his death decorations are strewn'about  tlie statues or the graves of Charles  rhe Martyr, as they call Charles J.  On last Jan. 30, on account of certain  demonstrations by the Legitimists previously, they were forbiJdc.ii to place  a wreath on ��������� the " statue of King  Charles at Whitehall. It is only fair  lo say the Stuart descendants do not  countenance the demands of their indiscreet friends.  Tlie present Stuart descendant win  would but "for the Act of Settlement  be entitled to sit on the British 'thron-  is the Princess Louise (or Ludwig) of  Bavaria, born Mary Theresa Henrietta Dorothea, and formerly Archduchess of Austria-Kste-Modena. As Queen  of lingland and Scotland her title  would be Alary 'IV. and III., by the  grace of God, of England, Scotland,  France and Ireland Queen, Defender  of the Faith, etc. She was born July  2, 18-19, and succeeded her uncle. King  Francis, Nov. 20, 1875. She married  in 1868 his Royal Highness Louis Leopold Joseph Marie Aloysius Alfred,  eldest son of the Prince Regent' of  Bavaria, and has had thirteen children.  In a table of descent re'eently corn-  piled, and containing about 7,000  names, Queen Victoria was regarded  as no nearer the throne by right than  to be No. 4,360 on the list, while King  Edward and his son George were 4,370  and 4,371 respectively, and Princess  Victoria Mary came lower down on  the list as No. 4,464.  Princess Louis lives very quietly at  Munich, and has no personal pretensions to the throne of Britain. Her  husband rules over Bavaria in place  of his uncle, the mad King Otho. She  is very well known- in England and is  popular with everyone with whom she  comes in contact.  Arrested, and Cdmuiapticn CorerJ  Mr.G.D.ColwelUfWalkervi!Ie,bnrJ  was stricken down with La Grippe in 1906  and it left him in very bad condition.  He  ���������ays: I was allrundown and bordering on-'  Consumption.   1 could not sleep atirghtj,  had awful sweats, and coughed nearly the  whole time.   This is how I was' when I  j began to tuke Psychine, in a low nervous  stale; but from the'first bdt.e I began to'  improve.  It did marvels for me and brought  me back to health in no time,' making a new  man oi me.    It fortifies tha body against  the attacks of La Grippe and is a sure pre- :  Tentative.,' I always take PsychiWif I feel;"  a cold coming on and it puts "me'light ia'''  no time."  " NO* HOME SHOULD-; BE - '  ,    WITHOUT, PSYCHINE,  Fof Salt by all DmtsiHt and Dealers, SOc.'ft $1 ,  ptr bottle.  ,   Or. T. A. SLOCUM  LIMITED,    ,  .   TORONTO  ,-������  Ml  './���������}$?  1 n'j y   i' '���������  ������������������"���������,*' -.7/1  < MM  - "t  7."  PRONOUNCED SlfKE'EW  In a Class-By, Herself-^?'  Magistrate���������You  >say ' 'your c' i.wife  threw a cup at you andMiit 'you?/y  _ ��������� ��������� -    jj"*i  'Yea, your honor/,  'She's one'in a'thousand.  See here Mr. Binks, the young man  you sent to do that plumbing work at  my house was a new and inexperienc.  od hand."  "Why, sir, he is a very good and  careful worker. What was wrong  about his work?"  "I haven't examined his work at  all."    ���������  "Then how do you know he was inexperienced?" . j  "Because he had all his tools with  him when he came, and never left the  job until he had finished it."  Little Boss���������"What's fiction, Jack?"  Small Jack���������"Pa   says   it's a story  that ends by saying 'they married and  lived happily ever after.' "  "I pride myself on the fact," said  the haggard-looking poet, "that I  have never written a line which any  father might not read to his daughter."  "That is," added the philosopher,  'if by any chance he should think it  worth while to do so."  Surrounded  by   Blacks.  A thrilling tale of five English officers and a few native troops having  been   besieged   for  three  months   by  cannibal hordes comes from Obundu,  in Southern Nigeria.     The besieging  Munchis are almost thc only Nigerian  tribe not subdued by British advance.  They are tall, powerful savages, and  fight with poisoned arrows ond a long  najtive sword  The Britishers had with  them a company of the Southern Nigerian Killes  and   two  Maxim  guns.  The   Munchis   have   been   attacking  them spasmodically for three months  past,  and  for  two  weeks the  troops  had practically no rest.   Three-qua'r-  tors of the company were on outpost  duty round the station, and the whole  company were under arms every day  from 3.30. a.m. till an hour after dark.  One  officer  sat   up  every  night  and  the  rest slept   in  their "clothes.    On  hearing of   t leir   straights   a   relief  force of  rial   e  troops  was sent  out  from   headquarters, * which   after   a  splendid forced  march, covering   200  miles by river and 100 miles by load  in  61-2  days,  arrived  in   the   beleaguered post.  Cotton Bread  Bread made from cotton seed flour  was exhibited on .the board of trade  recently by Charles fctearn. The  bread, although ten days old, was  sweet and nice, and resembled brown  bread. The cotton seed flour was  giound and the break baked at Ennis  Tex. The flour can be had at $3 a  ton, or 1 1-2 cents a pound. People in  Texas are booming it as a substitute  for wheat flour.  , Gen. Jackson had won the battle of  New Orleans.  "Just as likely as not," he reflected,  it will turn out that I've committed a  monumental blunder. I ought to have  let Pake'nham had his way, and take  the whole Mississippi river. It would  have been cheaper. Now, this countiv  will have to improve the blamed old  stream itself!"  Years afterward, however he. changed his mind and decided that it was  best for the victors to do the spoiling.  ^���������nBM  Africa's Color Problem.  Replying to tlie toast of his health  at n  farewell   banquet  given   by  tho  Chamber of Mines at Johannesburg,  Lord Selhorne sroke about the colored   races  in  South   Africa  who  were  not natives  ��������� people of partly white  and partly black origin.   He believed  the tendency to drive colored people  down  to the position of Kafiirs  was  unjust and  unwise,  because they often had the thoughts and feelings of  the white man, and, one day we might  have to face a great concerted movement of native races.   Lord Selhorne  prophesied that in the event of such  a terrible catastrophe they would fin I  the leader of the native inces to be a  colored man with  tlie feelings, character,  and  superiority  of  tlie   whitd  man, if they persisted in tlie tendency  to degrade the colored people to the  .condition of the native?.  A certain British officer was relating  the story of one of General Buller's  retreats.  "Buller," he said, "was splendid.  He retired without losirrg a man or a  flag or a gun."  "So I've heard," said one of the  company, "or a minute."���������Youths'  Companion.  The Original  Rough  Rider.  A man who accomplished much for  Canada, as one of the original band  of bustlers connected with the Canadian   Pacific   Railway,   passed   away  in Virginia recently in the person of  General Rosser, who  was selected  a3  chief engineer by the Si iith-Stephen-  Angus syndicate when they obtained  the  contract   for   building    Canada's  first' Transcontinental Railway.   Gen.  Rosser, as chief engineer, had charge  vof the final selection of the route and  also of the work of construction and  was very popular in the West, where  he  appeared   to  feel   much   more   at  home than in the East.    He is well  and    affectionately    remembered    by  many of the old-timers.    Before coming to Canada", he had been engaged  on  similar  work  in  connection   with  the Northern Pacific and had already  made  a  reputation  for  track-making  in the prairie country.    Gen. Rosser  was one of   the   war   heroes   of the  Southe'n   Confederacy,   having   beeu  one of the. dashing, irregular cavalry  leaders who accomplished much wonders for the Southern cause by raids  and by brilliant intelligence work. He  was af riend. and   favorite   of   both  Gen. Lee and Stonewall Jackson and  entrusted  by both  commanders  with  many important duties.   Such success  did he and  his command of gallant  mounted rifles and scouts attain during the war that it has become customary   for   United   States   military  writers to describe him as the original  American rough rider.   It is said that  when Theodore   Roosevelt   organized  his corps of irregulars during the Cuban war, he.used .Rosser's standards  for selecting his men, and his methods  for   training    and    equipping   them.  Gen. Rosser's death passed almost unnoticed in Canada,  but in Manitoba'  there is a town which perpetuates his  name.  Queer Taxes.  Henry   VIII.    taxed   beards,   and  graduated   the  tax-according to. the  status of the wearer. For example the  Sheriff of Canterbuiy was constrained  to pay the sum of three shillings and  fourpence for the privilege of sporting his venerable whiskers.  Elizabeth  likewise fixed a similar tax on every  beard  of   over  a  fortnight's  growth.  Eliziibeth   was  also  bent on' making  the   country   of   a   religious   turn   of  mind, and all who stayed away from  church   on   Sunday    rendered   themselves liable to a fine.   In 1695 it was  decided that the arrival of every.child  into the world should be greeted by a  tax.   The birth of a child to a duke  cost  the   proud   but  harassed   father  thirty pounds, whilst the advent of a  commoners' child into the world was  hailed with   a   tax   of   two shillinss.  Moreover, it was an expensive matter to die, and bachelors and widowers  also   were  compelled   to   pay  for the  privilege of single blessedness.   With  the   advent   of   more   constitutional  days freak taxation did not cease.   Tt  was due to AVilliam Pitt that the window tax was instituted.   'In the reign  of George I. it was necessary to have  a license in order to sell hats.   Then  there was the tax on hair powder, and  the tax on   watches  and clocks.    In  the reign of George III. a duty of two  shillings and sixpence  was   imposed  on bricks.    At a later period  in the  same  reign  bricks  were  divided,  for  the purposes of taxation into common  and dressed bricks, and the duty on  each kind of brick was regulated ac  cording to its size.  Disgusted Diner���������"You ought not to  have killed, this fowl."  Restaurant Proprietor���������"Why sir?"  Disgusted Diner���������"iou've robbed''it  of an old age pension." , ,  AN EXCELLENT REMEDY >  FOR ALL BABIES   ; i t  ���������Baby's Own Tablets are:an-excellent remedy  for  babies  of ,all  ages'  They   cure   all   stomach   and"b6we"l.  troubles; make teething easy;*dispel  worms; and make    baby    fat,    good-  natured and healthy. - -They-are^ sold  uncier the guarantee of a Government   '  analyst to contain absolutely-'no opiate or narcotic, and thus they can-, be  given "to the new born baby, with per--  lect   safety.     Mrs." Benoit'-  Martin,  Avignon, Que.,, writes:' A'Babyls Own-  Tablets are 'an excellent remedy 'for  babies and. should,be in every,home  wheie  theie    are-';yo'ung "children.'-'  Sold by medicine dealers-'or by mail  at 25 cents a box from The'-Dri Williams' Medicine Co., Brockville, Ont  ' '  Draw Your Own   Inferences   ."������������������'*  "Who  is  the  best  bov .in  school,  Lemuel?" ; ' ;    >~  Well, Willie Jones'has his'lessons  best,  most  but 1 walk home with teacher  ���������At the Yarmouth Y. M. C. A. Boys'  Camp, held at Tusket Falls in. August*  1 found MINARD'S LINIMENT most  beneficial for sun burn, an immediate  relief'for.'colic and toothache.1 "-'������������������-  ALFIIED STOKES,  .   - > j   ,   - /General Secretary  -     ,!_   ,   - : .<   r  vvV  "Mr.  Rivers,  what is- the  basis of'  your dislike for the catalpa?" ���������   -  "It grows things that look like hatpins, ma'am."  The Cause  Woggs���������Yesterday must have been  an unfoitunate day up your wav. I  see thero were four autos smashed,  'two trucks overturned, a trolly car  derailed and a score of pedestrians  hurt.  Boggs���������Yes, confound it, and I told  that kid of mine to keep his new velocipede off thc street.���������Puck.  By   Doctor's   Orders  Visitor���������What brought you here, my  poor man?  Convict���������Bad medical advice, sir.  Visitor���������What?  Convict���������Yes, si'. Doctor told me  ter take iron, an' w'en I tried dey  sent mo here.���������Judge.  nus-  Gormany's Aerial Navy.  GerniaiiyV aerial navy already  tains lourieen vessels.  :on  TEN FOE TEN CENTS  Mrs. Byers���������"All the big boiries rue  on the top of this box, I suppose."  Peddler���������"No, mum; some of 'em  are on tho tap of the other boxes."  A 500-volt current i-i said to electrocute' nil germ life in eggs, Ptiab'i-g  them to h" stor'd many months long.r  thnn ordinarily.  A Fair Probation Officer  "Millie, I acknowledge that I .....  judged you and spoke too hastily the  other evening.   Will you pardon me?"  "N-no, I can't do that, Geoffrey; but  I'll put you on parole and you may report to me���������well, say once or twice a  week."  Western Speed.  A story of the surprising agricultural possibilities of the Peace River  Valley. 700 miles north of Edmonton,  is told by Robt. Jones, superintendent  of the experimental farm at Fort Vermilion, who was recently in Edmonton on a trip for supplies. To prove  what he says of the fertility of the  north country trom which he comes  he brought with him, as gifts to the  Edmonton Board of Trade, samples of  grains and vegetables grown on the  five-acre farm at the outpost of civilization that would do credit to any  market garden or farm in the central  or southern portion of the province.  The farm lies in.the n'ver flats at  ���������Fort Vermilion, a plot of five acres,  and for its area one of the rr.ost productive pieces of ground in all Canada.  Half a dozen varieties of wheat were  grown on it last year; Preston. Lad-  apo, Red Fife, Bishop, Early Reager,  all spring wheat  Tomatoes ripened on the vine; pota-  i toes, turnips   mangols,   sugar   beets  I and    carrots    grew    in    field    crops.  Radishes, lettuce, onions, celery, asparagus,   parsnips   and   cauliflowers  grew in this Peace River Eden.   One  of   tlie   cauliflowers   weighed   ll ]-2  pounds.  Actress and Social Worker.  Miss Tita Brand, the well-known  actress, who so ably assisted her mother, Miss Marie Brema, in the production of Gluck's famous opera "Orpheus" at the Savoy, in London, recently, has interested herself largely  in the social welfare of women, and  five years ago started a weaving school  nt Westminster for the benefit of East  End girls, with a view to saving some  of them from the factory work which  often proves so detrimental to health  nnd character. Practically the whole  of Miss Brand's dresses, as well as  those worn by her mother, are made  from the material woven by the girls  at the Brema Looms���������for such is the  name Miss Brand has given' to her  weaving school. Miss Brand herself  has a practical knowledge of weaving,  although  she   confesses   that  she is  Nell���������"Oh, Jack, I wish you could  have seen Milly this afternoon. She  literally threw herself .'at -Jack  Wright."  Jack���������"Ah, well, she knew he was  a good catch."  A Sure Forecast -       -    -.  .  "I'll give you a weather prediction,'-  said the caller to the snake editor. ' ;  "Let  'er go." ��������� .      :  "When a cut watches for a mouse  it's a sign of an early spring.",     . ������������������  " 'Why should the spirit of mortal-  be proud?' " quoted the impassioned  orator.  Then he paused a moment to let it  take effect.  "Well," spoke up a half inebriated  .ma* in the audience, "I'll be the'  goat.   Why should it?" "-  - . --"i  This is tho  Time to  Organize r-.  instruments, Drums, Band Music, Etc.,  EVERY TOWN CAN HAVE.A. BAND"  ra  quite a novice in the manipulation of i ���������J^WA, ?i c!seJer iuotef ��������� F^ecatalogue,  the looms when comDared with her i ?7, ^ ������M .llcsfcratI0.v, mailed fFee. Wriious  ine   looms   wnen  compared   Ultll   ner . ioranythinirinMuqcorMi'slcollnstrumen's.  Worried  "I toll you I am worrying a lot over  this bnkf'i-H' strike." "I don't see  what call you have to worry, 1 heard  your wife telling mine that sho was  going to make all the bread herse'f."  "Yes; that's what is worrying mo."  "A man never knows how many  friends he has until he gets into poll-  tics."  "True," answered Senator S.irghum,  "nor how few he lias until he gets out  of oflice."���������Washington Star.  "Pardon me. Governor," began thc  interviewer, "I "  "Certainly, certainly," replied the  Tennessee executive, reaching for a  blank.   "What are you guilty of."  Twenty tons of ostiir-h feathers, valued at more than ������100,000, were recently carried by the Mnurctania to  New York.  His Manly Spirit.  A sturdy Scotchman had been hav-  ing a dispute with his wife, which resulted in his taking refuge under the  bed. As she stood on guard with a  good sized stick in her Jm-rvcl he called  lustily from his retreat: *ve can  lamb me and ye can bate m~, but ye  canna break ma manly spirit, I'll  pa come oot."  'dear girls  Maori Salutations.  The Maori natives of New Zealand  have many quaint and queer customs.  One of these, somewhat akin to tlie  British habit of kissing or shaking  hands, is called the "Hougi," and  consists of rubbing noses, much as a  pair of affectionate horses might do.  This greeting is always observed at  the meeting of friends. They have  the faculty of calling up affecting memories at will till tears flow freely.  Falling on each other's necks, their  heads covered with their garments,  they wail, sob and chant over the  many phases of their life since the  last meeting.  To Seek Buried  Hoard.  An appeal is being made in Johannesburg to finance a treasure-hunting  expedition.    The treasure is the supposed .hoard  of old  Chief  Sekekuni,  who is believed to have buried it in  a certain cave in 1379.   The story goes I  that the treasure consists of two big  skins full of sovereigns and a rot fill- I  ed with diamonds.   Details connected  with tlio burying of the hoard l.avo  been obtained from an old native, nnd  funds arc being asked for in order to  finance llio expedition.  H9at.  Though heat will make a solid or r,  liquid incandescent, it can only   in-  I eieiisc the pressure of a gas.  WHALEY,   ROYCE & CO.. Limited  Toronto, Ont., and Winnipeg, Man.  ABSORbine:  Cures Slrilnod Fully Ankles,Lympluneillf.  ftUEril, riiluU. Soroi, Wire CulJ, Kult  t?,'24.S.,!'e",n*������' l������"������Mii, sat Alloys  Fain Quickly without Biiiierlng, removitij .  tbe hair, or Inj-lusr the bone up. l'lsusut -  to we. ������ 00 ptr bottle ������td������tler������ or de-  llVK!1A.vttorse B������oK f O free.'  Sf tle.)Por Str������lnt,Gout.V������rlfloi������Velnt.V������r.  Icocele.Hydrocele, Prostatitis, kllli p������la.  H. F. YOUNG, P.D.F.. 137 Tgroplf II.. tprlnglielf    Us������.  LtBiNS Ltd., Hoatrtil, C������m4Im Ar������.U.  f"  'Iso rurnished by  Martin Bill 1 Wriug C������., Wmnlfieij  ie Nationil Drua i thenicil C������., Wmnineo ui C.lgtn i  "> Hcpg-trioa Brit Ct lis). Vuicouvir  Thstt[  >*JL^  Only ono out of every fifteen persons sons has botli eyes in perfect con-  dition.  The Pioneers  Coll us no more the men who made  This newer world, this golden West, \  'Twns done of old by Him who laid     [  The blasts of Bir-h and b..de them j  rest!  God made it all, long years ago,  That he who comes and sows and  delves  MMit still his primal manhood know,  We're but the men who made ourselves !  ���������Arthur Stringer, in Canada Monthly  New south  Wales   lias    reclaimed  2,000,000 acres of land by irrigation.  Al Fresco Education  It is stated that tlie results of thc  playground cWses held by the London council sclioo's 1-st summer justify an  extension of the svst'ni.    The  , experiment   wnp   closelv   watched   by  i the medical oflieer,  who  reports improvements in the physical ondition  and mental iiliM-fness of the children.  Proof  Her Father���������Do you think that fellow who is calling on you regularly  is an economical chap?  His Daughter���������I'm sure of it,.papa.  Why, the first thing ho does is to turn  tho light in the parlor lower.  Chan/re that limping ttscles'i horse"  Into a sound, health}-' horse, willing  andeaf^rtodoajroodday'iwork.   ...  Don't let a Spavin, Curb,/Splint,',  Sprain, Kingbone or any other lameness keep your horse In the stable.  Cure it with  Spavin Cure  Tt cures without leaving ' a "scar,  blemish or tflilte hairs-became it does  not blister.  Port Kails, B.C., June 14th 1009  "Have been iislnc your Liniment for.  years and find It nil that you represent.  Hare not been without It for 10years.;1  C'.EOROK CORDON.  91. a bottle-0 for $5. Excellent for  household inc. Sold by All dealers.  Ask for free book "A Treatise On The"  Ho i se" or write us for copy.   ' 55  DR. B. J. KENDAU CO. EntMbara Falls, VtV  <-rM  rt'B  5=9/  W. N. U., No., 797  ������MLi.Bmw*wmi a  ninnnminjniw.il mm ;niF, xx&ge,   GjPjiskwoob,  Hotel  Eholt, B. C.  GOMFORTABL  HOSTELRY  John A. JVteflffaste**  Preprie-tor.  Ddson, B. g.  OKO. I*. WKLL9, Proprietor.  First-class in everything.  Steam heat, electric light,  private baths. Telephone  in every room. First-class  bar and barber shop.  'Bus meets all trains.  (.gssft^ss^^jg  PHOENIX *8  The nearest hotel to the *V  Granby mines. One of the w  largest (lining rooms in the rJJC  city. The bar is replete CM  with nerve bracers of all ^tt  kinds, and the most fra- 2k  grant cigars. Drop up and fc  see me. Tj\  A. 0. JOHNSON    h  PrtOPIUETOK. cv.  SUi5  QUEENS HOTEL,  PHOENIX,   B.   C.  The Newest and Largest  Hotel in the City. Everything neat, clean and comfortable. Steam heat and  electric light. Meals and  drinks at all hours.  E. V.  CHISHOLM, Proprietor.  DANNY DEANE, Manager.  THE HOTEL GRANBY  Is pleasantly situated in the heart  of Grand Forks, and is convenient  to all the leading financial and  commercial instituting of the city.  Travelers will find it a comfortable  place to sojourn when in-the city.  FRED RUSSELL  Leading Tailor of the  Kootenays.  GREENWOOD  and MIDWAY  Leaves Greenwood for Spokane  at 7 a. m., and for Oroville at 2:30  p. tn. J. McDowell.  Kaslo, B. C.  Mountaineer and Kootenay Standard Cigars.  Made by  3. "& tMin $ go.. Slelson  GREENWOOD CITY WATERWORKS  CO.  KNOB HILL HOTEL,  PHOENIX.  Provides pleasant rooms and substantial meals for the public. The  bar is replete with beverages that  please and satisfy any kind of  thirst. CHARLES HAG AN.  PUBLIC NOTICE.  DOMINION HOTEL  PHOENIX.  This hotel has plenty of pleasant  rooms and a dining room that is up  to date. The bar is well supplied  with cigars, wines, beer and liquors.  SUMMERS & MIRKOVICH,  Proprietors.  WESTERN - - HOTELS.  I-UE   KOOTENAV    SjVLOON  Sandon, B. C, has a line of nerve  bracers unsurpassed in any mountain town ot the Great West. A  glass of aqua pura given free with  spirits mevtti.  TBEJIONT    HOUSE  Nelson, B C, is run on tho American rind European plan. There  is nothing yellow about the house  except the gold in the safe.  Mrilouo & Treglllus.  NKWHABKET    HOTKIj  In the homu for all tourists and  millionaires visiting New Denver, British Columbia.  Hom-y Stegc. Proiir.  THIS   PKOVINOK   HOTEL  Grand Forks, is a large three-  story brick hotel that provides  the public with good meals and  pleasant rooms. A new building  but the same old rates.  Kmil Lai-sen, Proprietor,  With a view to the better preservation of the Public Highways  the attention of the public, is herewith directed to the nrovisions of  THE HIGHWAY.TRAFFIC REGULATION ACT AMENDMENT  ACT which enacts as follows:-  "It shall be unlawful for'any  person to cause to be drawn or  driven on any of the public high-  wax s of that portion of the Province of British Columbia situate  east of the Cascade range of  Mountains, any wagon or other  vehicle carrying a load in excess  of that mentioned in Schedule  ' A ' hereunto annexed  SCHEDULE A  Wagons and 4 wheeled vehicles  shall not carry a load in excess of  the following;- ,- '  On tires under 3 inches...2000 lbs.  On tires 3 inches  in  width  and  under four inches 3000 lbs.  On tires 4 inches  in  width  and  nnder live inches' G000 lbs.  On   tires   5   inches   in    width  and over 0000 lbs. and over.  AND NOTICE is hereby given  that the Act in every respect  must be strictly complied with.  Any person guilty of an offence  against this Act shall upon summary conviction thereof before a  Justice of the Peac. be liable to  a penalty not exceeding Fifty  Dollars.  A HOUSE  FOR SALE OR RENT  E. W. BISHOP, GREENWOOD.  Frank Fletcher  Provincial Land Surveyor,  ���������  Nelson, B. C.  Re-built Typewriters For Sale.���������  At immensely reduced prices, we are  offering all makes of re-built standard  typewriters for sale. These machines  live in perfect condition, having been rebuilt in our own workshop, by the most  expert .workmen in the city. Send for  price list. The Oliver Typewriter Agency,  321 Homer St., Vancouver, B. C. P. O.  Box, 1481.  THE LEDGE  Is published every Thursday at Greenwood, B C , and the price is $2 a year,  postage free to all parts of Canada, and  Great Britain. To the United States and  other countries it is sent postpaid for  $2.50 a year. Address all letters to The  I.edge, Greenwood, B, C.  R. T. LOWERY,  PUBLISHER.  GREENWOOD B. C , JULY 28, 1910.  A  your  Do not draw logs or timber over  highway. Vehicles meeting ought Decome  to turn to the left. A vehicle  overtaken ought to turn to the  left. A vehicle overtaking another  ought to turn to the right.  W. G. McMynn,  Government Agent.  Greenwood, May 19, 1910.  Trustee's Sale of Valuable Mining;  Property by Tender.  LAKEVIKW   hotel  in Nelson, B. C, employs all  ���������white help and is a home for the  world at $1.00 a day.  Ii. L, Griltltli, Proprietor.  THE   KASLO   HOTEL  Kaslo, B. C���������   is a  comfortable  home for ali who travel to that  city.  Cockle & Papwortn.  SHER1.KOOKK   HOUSE  Nelson; B C One minute's walk  from C. P. R station. Cuisine  unexcelled; Well heated and ventilated.  Uoyer Uros., Proprietor  Sealed tenders will be received by the  undersigned, up lo and inclusive of  Thursday, the irth day of August, 1910,  for the purchase of the following interests in Mineral Claims hereafter men  lioned:���������  ])enoro Grande, }4 interest. This  claim is crown granted and situated al  Long Lake Camp, Greenwood Mining  Division, Yale district, Lot No. 851.  Laura, yi inteiest. This claim is crown  granted and situated ou the Long Lake  Camp, Greenwood Mining Division, Yale  distrtct, Lot No. 1417.  Hard Cash, >6 interest. This claim is  crown granted, and situated at Wellington Camp, Grand Porks Mining Division, Yale district, Lot No. 1062.  House and Lot, No. 6, Block 27. Five  roomed house, desirably situated on  Kiniberley Avenue, Greenwood, B.C.  Tenders will be received for any or all  of these claims.   Terms:���������A deposit of  ten per cent, to accompany each tender,  balance to be paid  in  thirty days.   The  highest or auy  tender   not   necessarily  accepted.   Tenders to be addressed to  M. M. CAUL WELD,  Trustee,  Bo:-: 645,   Victoria,  Ii. C.  blue mark here indicates that  Subscription   has  deceased,   aud  that the editor   would  once more like to commune with  your collateral.  MISOKLLANKOUS  Mint juleps aud other summer  drinks at Windsor.  In the good old summer time  what a pleasure it is to swing In a  hammock, and smoke K. & H.  cigars.  In Phoenix N.' J. Carson & Co.  carry a large stock of-gent' furnishings, clothing, hats, boots'.and  shoes. Drop in and have a rubber.  All the smoke in B. C. this summer is not caused by the people  smoking Royal Seal cigars. Some  of it is from the forest fires.  Amateur photographers should  have their work finished by John  H. James, and gain the advantage  of his experience. Cameras .examined free of charge.  It is not necessary to go up in  an aeroplane to smoke K, & H.  cigars. You can smoke them anywhere with perfect safety, except,'  perhapp, in a black powder mill.  See the barkeeper for further information, v  Picon punches, gin rickeys and  mint juleps can be had at the  Windsor hotel in Greenwood.  IIQUOll  aot,  See. 115.  1910.  Notice Is hereby prlveii that I, John MeKi'llar,  Intend applying to the Superintendent of 1'ro-  vitioi.il Police, at the expiration of ono month  from the (lute hereof, for a rotall liquor license  for the Union Hotel, situated upon lots ;J anil I,  block !i, Elicit, IS. 0.  Eholt, July 7,11)10. -JOHN McKELIjAR.  HOUSE ESTRAY.  Strayed from Williams' creek, main Kettle  river, a dark bay horce, Six years old and wi'Ufh-  iiiR 1,200 pounds. Small white .strip on fate  On tlie loft front shoulder tliere i.-> a brand in  tho form of a diamond, with a half eurvo over  tlie top of it. Ten dollars will be paid for any  information loading to its recovery.  A. C. MESIIEU,  July 7,1910 Midway.  WATER   NOTICE.  We have received a letter from  the department of agriculture, at  Victoria, requesting us to put up a  dollar to join the British Columbia  Poultry Association, and to state  what kind of fowl we are breeding.  As we are not raising any kind of  fowl, either for pleasure or profit,  we decline to come through. We  a lniire the spring chicken when it  is boiled to a tender finish, and the  fresh egg when it is poached or  scrambled, but beyond this . our  interest in henology ceases.  nelson, b. c-  wholesale  dealers in  Produce   and   Provisions  In England, any loss'caused by  sparks from locomotives has to be  made good by the railway companies. If that was the law in  British Columbia, the railways in  this province would be in danger  of bankruptcy from paying the  losses caused by locomotives this  summer.  At every great victory there  must be some blood and tears.  The recent reduction of hotel  licenses in Greenwood has caused  a loss of S600 a year to the leading  excitement of this city.  NOTICE is hereby uiveii that" an application  will be made under PartV. of the "Water Act,  1!) 9," to obtain a license in the Similkameen  Water Division of Yale district.  a.���������The name, address and occupation of tlie  applicant. Frank lloberts, Midway. B. C , farmer.  b.���������Tho namo of the lake, stream or source  is Myer������ Creek.  i'.���������-Tlio. paint of diversion. About SOO feet  west "of tlie east boundary of Lot 2J4S.  d.���������The quantity of water applied for, One  cubic foot per second.  0.���������The character of tho proposed works.  Ditch and flume.  f ���������The premises on which tho water is to be  u-,ed. Lot l'(!J7 ou Myers Creek about 2} miles  from mouth.  g.���������The piirposcs for which tlie water is to bo  used.   Agricultural and domestic purposes."  h ���������If for Irrigation describe the land intended to bo irrigated. About 10 acres west of  .Mycr������ Creek.  i.���������If the water Is to bo Used for power or  mining purposes desi-ribetho place where the  water is to be returned to somcnatural channel  and the diil'eroncu in the altitude betweon  point of diversion and return.   None.  j ���������Arou of Gionn land intended to be oci-u-  D.cii bv tho propOocd works.   None  k.���������This notice was ported on thc 12th d,iy of  July, Iflll), and application will be made, tu the  CmiimlSoioiior oil "tlie 12th day September.  1010.  I.���������Give tlie naires mid addresses of any ri-  pari in proprietors or licensees who or whose  lands are likely lo be cIT.-ctcd by the prupo-ed  works, either bow of below too millet. John  Ii. Jackson..!. Duluimcsl, Arthur Roberts, all of  Midway; li. C.  FRANK ROBERTS,  Midway, B.C.  Bl^1blQfo-^r&^/^Tbr1hr^l>r^/<&&1/QW'br1k^  a  Entire   Stock- to  be- sold-   within, ;TEN , DAYS.  $10,000 worth of Men's Furnishings,  Hats,  Caps,-  Eoots, Shoes, Crockery, etc., to be sold' witholit re:.  ga'rd to cost or value.   I am retiring from, business  and everything must, go within the next few days'.  v^  CRAIG'S STORE, COPPER STR  ���������  'A  " Unequalled-for Domestic Use.  Dealers in Fresh and Salt Meats, Fish,  and Poultry. Shops in nearly all the  towns of Boundary and Kootenay  -COPPER 8TREETVQREENW00D  ANALYSIS OF WATER  Chlorine    8.14  Sulphuric Acid  363.43  Silica  '. 74.29  Lime  84 57  Alkalies as Soda    5.91  Magnesia  232.00  Lithia -.  .86  Sulphuretted Hydrogen 32.00  Has -recently been thoroughly  renovated and re-furnished, and  is now.thc greatest health re-,  sort upon the continent. Natural hot water in baths, 124 degrees of heat. A course of baths,  at Halcyon will cure' nervous  and muscular diseases aud eliminate rheumatism and metalic  poisons from the systein.' The  water heals liver, kidney and,  stomach complaints. The rates  are $2 a diiy up; "or $12 weekly  up. Postoflice, express and telegraph offices in connection.  '  You can always tell a woman  who is a good housekeeper. Her  stockings do not wrinkle.  During these these days of fierce  bush lires the man on the water-  wagon has the best position.  CLUB HOTKIj, NKLSON, II. C.  Hit, Schooner Beer or Half and Half, 10c.  The best dollar a day bouse in the c-iiy.  Travellers will iind this a pleasant home.  The rooms aro clean and comfortable and  the meals tasty and substantial.  JACK GKANT, l>i-oprl<������tor.  BBIUKSVILLE   UOTJSIj.  Bridesville, B. G. Provides excellent  uci ommodation for toui-is's nnd travellers. Fresh Kbrh and Butlor. Special  Irish Whiskey always on baud.  THOMAS   WALSH,   Proprietor.  T. THOMAS,  TAILOR,  Clothes Cleaned, Pressed and Repaired.  OLD .'SPORTS I  BRILLI ANTES  B. C. CIGARS  Are made in New Westminster and  ���������   sold all over the Province.  WILBEEa &  WOLZ.j  MINERAL ACT  Certificate of Improvements  NOTICE  Gold Drop, Home-stake, and Gold Drop No. 2,  Fractional  Mincrnl Claim?, situate iu the  Greenwood MinhiK Division  of Vale District.   Whore located : On Dry Crock.  TAKE NOTICE that I,  Isaac H. Ilailett, as  afrcnt foi   K. C. II. Frith, Flee Minor's Certificate No. UifiliS.I.'i; D. A. Macdonald, Freo Miner's  Ccrtiilontc No. rsWri; C. II. Fair, Free Miner's  CVrrilieateNo. ISiittW; II. V. Stow, Froo Miner's  Ortilic.ati; Nu. H.'iljl7; II. S   Simmons    Fi'ue  Aliner's Certificate Nn. Ifc.uft.lC; nnil J. L. While,  Free   Miner's Certilieale  No. IteUuGl    intend,  sixty days from  the date  hereof    to   apply  to   thn   Mining   Kccordor for Certificates of  Imi.roVflinonts, for   the   purpose of obti'lning  Crown Grants of the above olaims.  And further take notice that action, under  section 37, must be eommonccd before the issuance ol such. Certlticates of Improvements.  Dated tills Win day of May, A. D. 1U10.  I. II. HAIiLKTT  F. JAYNES  Canadian Wheat  Flakes  5 pound Package for 45c,  Pastry Baked Daily and Always Fresh.  Take your Kepairs to  AD. MORRISON  Grand Forks, tho Leading  Tde Saturday Sunset is up to  date with its special editions.  Its staff is eight times larger than  it was three years ago, which may  be considered a record for weekly  papers in British Columbia.  No one has come forward with a  local option law for tea aud coffee.  The White Horse Tribune says  that when Johnson put Jeffries  over the dump, in Keno, on the  noisiest day of the year in the  United States, there were 2,317  negroes at the fight and ail but one  of them carried a rabbit's paw.  Little wonder 'that Jeff tumbled  from his perch like a falling leaf in  the autumn.  "During the past week the bu<di  fires have made Brinish Columbia  look like hades.  Census of Agriculture.  of the Boundary District  CITY  JJilMB-  11-1'.  THE  Hotel Clarendon  Has rooms that are comfortable, especially when  winter wraps the earth.in  white, and the human  fa rnily long to woo Mor-  phesufl, where the frost  dose not break iu and bite.  COPPER   STREET.  K, W. WIDDOWSON, ASSAYER  AND CHEMIST -Chariics: Gold, silver, copper or lead; SI each: gold-  silver, $1.50; silver lead, 81.50; fcold-  .silvirr, with copper or lead, ]rV2.50; zinc,  $2; srlvcHead-Sjiiic, "$8. Prices '���������' for  other metals on application. Long-dis-  lanco 'phono 07. F. O Box, B llo8,  Nelson. B. C.  The Hon. Price Ellison is becoming a noted man. He is a  cabinet minister, owns a newspaper, has a town up the Skeena  river called after him, and has a  bull doiug business at his stables in  Vernon.  Baggage transferred to  any-part of the City. Furniture moved to any part of  the District. General Dray-  ing of all kinds. /  SIDNEY OLIVER.  Any lawyer who is a genius will  rarely accept a judgeship. Dubs  and drones with a political pull  are usually the chaps who become  judges.   Like a mouse, tbo grafter will  keep still when you are looking.  The majority, of parBonB are  soaked in tradition and egotism to  such an extent that their usefulness  iu life is almost obliterated. Their  minds aro warped for lack of expansion, which js one reason why  the church is on the decline.  When you want a Perfect Fitting, Up-to-Date Suit, ranging in  price from $18 upwards, call on  fAILOR.   -��������� PHOENIX.  Get your Razt rs Honed;  and your Baths at  Fraw ley's  Barber . .  Shop, Greenwood,  Roosevelt's son was about right  when he said that his father want-  Hi to be the groom at every wedding, midwife at every birth, aud  the corpse at every funeral,  The next Census of Agriculture  will be taken under date of June  1st, 1911.  The area, product and value of  field crops harvested in 1910 will  be enumerated for fall wheat,  spring wheat, barley, oats, rye,  corn for husking, buckwheat, peas,  beans, flax, mixed grains, hay and  ���������clover, alfalfa or lucerne, corn for  forage, other forage crops, turnips,  mangolds, sugar beets, other field  roots, tobacco and hops; and grass  seed, red clover seed and alsike  clover sued will be enumerated for  product and value.  Grain and other field - crops for  the harvest of 1911 will be taken  by areas only, as none of these  crops will be ripe at the taking of,  the census. The products of these  crops will be gathered later in the  year from the reports of correspondents.  Animals and animal products,  also under the head of agriculture,  will include the number of horses  three years old and over, horses  under three years, milch cows,  other horned or neat cattle, sheep,  swine, turkeys, geese ducks, hens  aud chickens and hives of bees  held or owned by each persou at  the date of the census ou the 1st of  June, 1911. -  The number of horses, milch  cows, other horned or neat cattle,  sheep, swine and poultiy sold in  1910, will be recorded, as well as  the wool, milk, home-made butter,  home-made cheese, eggs and honey  products of the year, and the  quantities of milk and cream sent  to factory or sold.  Pure-bred animals registered, or  eligible for, registration, which are  owned at the time of taking the  census will be enumerated for  horses, cattle, sheep and swine,  but" tbeir number will also be  counted with all other animals.  I OHIliam Boyd, Proprietor,  009  .fialcyowi-B. fr  COMMUNICATIONS  THE MIDWAY FAIR.  To the Editor of The Ledge.  At a "meeting of the directors of  the -Kettle Valley Agricultural  Society, at Midway," on July 13th,  a committee of really progressive  men and women were selected from  each of the adjoining, towns, to  take the management of the pro  posed fair, to be held, at Midway,  early ia October. Nevertheless  the season has been a dry one and  exhibits will probably be not nearly  as good as they would have been  had the crops been as plentiful as  formerly; yet it was thought there  would be a fair exhibit, and everyone seemed sure of a fairly successful fair. A building was leased  for the purpose, and a committee  appointed to see to the incorporation of the society. Now it is to  be hoped that the good people of  Greenwood  sound or beneficial point, and' they are  justly entitled -to .be classed as fanatics  of a common order. '    . ;  Yours truly, , " ,  - '' A Tkmprrance Man/,  Merritt, July 23, 1910. _        .   .  .���������.';  will be'public-spirited J enciose 820 to  in this matter and come to the  front with exhibits and special  contributions in the way of premiums. It stands every citizen in  the district to endeavor to make  this, our first fair, a howling success. Let it not be said of Greenwood that 'we are selfish and will  not patronize this fair because - it  is not held here.' Let us realize  that this fair is for the encouragement of agriculture aud-the building up of this great couutry, in  which we all should be deeply  interested. We little dream of its  hidden resources. This country  can be made to blossom as tho rose,  its possibilities are many. Its  success depends on the concerted  action of all, and we should con- samples from  sider that we all have au  interest1 this alone  is  '��������� Charley's Letter. '���������  -  Stewart, July 12,'1910.-  Dear Colonel:���������Tlie gold looks  yellow in Stewart today. Your,,  cables anrt filed in tlie tide flats.  I have just returned from the hills  with Sir Robert Kirk wood and  Lord Howard Thompson, of San-.  don. This camp looks permanent,  and'has enough of coons to make  it lucky. Stewart puts me in mind  of home, with its sourdough, boiled  porcupine and bad boozerine. Look  out for wild-cats. There is a bunch  of them here getting ready to roosfe  on the glory of the camp. Give  my regards to all the parsons. I  put on the -plate  next Sunday.  Yours Hopefully,  Charles French, O.P.  Air Ships Needed.  Aftkb simmering down the news  from Reno we have come to the  conclusion that Jeffries had a clear  case of buck fever, when he saw  Johnson.      ______  The editor of the Stewart Miner  was recently presented with a  barrel of beer. The paper came  out ae usual: but it called the Rupe  Optimist a slanderous rag.  Radium in England.  England's only radium deposit, in the  ' Trenwitu mine, St. Ives, Cornwall, has  yielded its first infinitesimal crop, of  approximately one-twentieth of an ounce.  At the present market rates this is worth  #250,000. The Austrian Radium Bureau,  which has a sort of corner in radium, has  arranged for its acquisition.  The pitchblend from which it is extracted has been treated by a new secret  process invented by Sir William Ramsay  at a laboratory in London. Besides radium, the mine is producing quantities of  uranium, thc mineral in use for harden;  ing steel.  in tbia fair. Help to build np the  country and you build up your own  private interests and make the  country worth living in. A little  aid from everyone and then you  will have the satisfaction of saying  'we have a fine country.' Encourage agriculture, for it is the  back-bone of any country. With  our vast agricultural resources and  our unlimited deposits of valuable  minerals Greenwood ought, aud  will yet, be a boom town, if the  people will make it so. Don't be  dead ones I t Let us awake to our  own responsibility iu this matter.  C. F  Stork.  THE SCOTT ACT,  To the Editor of The Ledge.  I am informed that Dr. Speucer, aided  by his band of extremists intend to attack  the county of Yale, in an endeavour to  pass the Scott Act. A successful passage  of this Act means the -stagnation of business, demoralization of the county, and  the loss of a legitimate revenue now  collected by the government. It also  means the licensing to sell the vilest and  cheapest of liquor, by a chosen class of  vendors. The whole argument of the  local  option  people' cannot  show one  Accompanying the party composed of Francis L. Otter, T. J.  Vaughan Rhys and others,- who  went .to the big gold "reef" showing at the Delgrovo camp overlooking the glacier on Bitter Creek  was a spectator who made this  comment upon his return :  "The values of the Delgrove-  Anderson-Otter-Kergin claims soon  will be determined by assay of  several points and  iu question for tho  mineralized ore in great kinds ia  easily seen. No doubt tho glacier  itself cau be used in transporting  the ore by gravity "some miles:.  It is merely a problem of values  engineering and technical  "The prospecting of the face of  cliffs such as those at the Bitter  Creek glacier and those throughout this district requires hardihood  beyond anything in other big min-.  ing districts on the continent;  The men Iii this district are a new  record in quiet heroism. I should-  want an airship, hoists and uets.  "Already this is a  big mining  district among the famous   mine  districts,   but  it  is unique in the  average of its  men, as men, and  the orderliness of Stewart.  - "Whattroubled me.atDelgrovo's  camp was the hours put iu by one  song bird there.    Someone should  tell him when to quit     Ho is like  mining men  who have made the  camps, forgetful of everything but  the job in  hand.    Big things are  just ahead���������I hope that bird  will  get hie share.    Without any certainty of it however, he kept merry  from 2 a.m. to 11 p.m.    Ho seems  typical of tho Stewart spirit as I  have seen it these last few days."���������  Stewart Miner, ���������   ���������

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