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The Ledge Mar 12, 1908

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Array /  RusselMaMauifield Co., Ltd.  Hardware,'Groceries,-Clothing-and Gents'Furnishings.  E  Frederic W. .JcLaine  Mining and Real Est"e Broker.  Estates Managed aad Loans Made.  Local and District Land Agent Canadian Pacific Railway. Stocks and  Shares a Specialty. Greon wood,B. 0.  "^m~mmm"1    "w^' ���������inwmi iimwiii   iuw������  Frank Fletcher  Provincial Land Surveyor,  ' Nelson, B. 0.'  Passing throng  Western Float  Arriving in and leaving  Greenwood have head  quarters at  ier's  fH a  Cigar Store  Pipes, Cigars, Cigarettes and| the  iobaccos  to Lsuit- your  tastes, your fancy or  your pocket.  J. A. GHENIER - - PROPRiETGR  Next door not th ot Pacific hotel  -''  Copper street. Greenwood.     .      '  I. H. llallett is  expected  back  from the coast todaj'.  Fresh  eggs sell for 50 cents a  dozen in Greenwood.  There are two all-night restaurants in Greenwood. ���������  A ��������� moving picture show was in  Greenwood this week'/  G. S. Baker has returned from a  two-weeks' visit to Eholt.  The price of condensed milk liars  advanced in Greenwood.  Many miliars are going to Butte  troni the Boundary, camps.  Quite a number of Greenwood  people visited Phoenix last Tuesday. ���������   -, /  A tie train j8 busy Catherine up ," '" every camp of  importance  eties bet"���������   i"1'--"-    ���������   ?-��������� "lfY���������������   at������������������.-������������������   ....      ,,  way.        \  Lord s Day Act in this province.  .   Mrs. 0. J. McArfchur'is spend-]  ing a couple of weeks with  friends  * li  X rill I,   " I  Miss Wwnifred  Crowley   is in      The   fishing  Boston where she is a pupil in the   Ua,vch 2<5  Conservatory     of    Music.       Her  teachers say that she has -a contralto  voice of   great possibilities  and are doing all they can  to cull  tivate it.    Miss Crowley will be remembered as one of the singe.s in.     -��������� IB a 000n  the Eosc.au and Bostonian  Opera  Belt, near Rossland  companies.   Her home.is in Green-      r>r    n,      ,   Tr ���������  wood where her mother, sister and I'  .Emest   UllU   win  brother n������m. ' anu I sanitarium in Victoria.  The big sawmill at Cascade will  season    opens ^on  r.c.M,fruit c,anneiT is to be built at  Chilhwack.  '   '  Joe Ryan is  now police magistrate in Cranhrook.  There is a boom  in  the South |  brother reticle.  R.  C.   Vanderford   of   Spokane,    was^in the city this week  examin- |reaume operations in May  build  lhA $.?P'.������������0 apartment house is to''  I be built in Victoria. -    ���������   . .      >   %  th Jn������rr0DC.ari0 miners haVe leased -  cue O K mine at Rossland. > . "  hn������M 5* Brole3\h^ the contract to  build the court .house at Fernie.    '  Jim   Currie,  formerly   of   New'  Denver, ,8-n0w living in Penticton  By June a stamp mill  will  be  5eygaUheG������ldeU  ^������e������������ir'  f.?' 2* Pn0r & Co-   ha��������� retired  from the retail implement business    .  ni Vernon.  In Nelson   the principals of the - ..  hgh   and  public   schools deceive  ������140 a month.  ing the Sudbury mine for capita -"      The St   Eugene mine naid ������r   ,  T & m������nth'  sanold tune miniuf/ man, havin������      n������ ������ c 7.- ���������������ce in Victoria.    He is a son nf  been engaged in  mining   for theL-iifhe,SJll,lvan  mine and  Marys- tbe late ex-premier ������f  past _ thirty-five   yean,, "and   has -V1"e 8tae,tor ������''e <*������e<Wown; Geoppa   * ,_,     .���������  ���������/  ^o������������������-������*   "ft      tr \  between Eholt and Mid-  Paid-up Capital, $10,000,000, -Reserve Fnrid,$5,OOO.obo ArlIUgfrnn  - Hotel  ���������ono   Mexico north.    He was  iu  the  Boundary  twelve yeiirs   ago  Experts think that'the average I ^YlZ^S^ "*  ������'���������<*������  price of copper this year will, be J 5 ������������������_    .  ceuts- '   ' I BOARD"OF TRADE.    -  ���������Potatoes   havo   been  grown  in  "'__  _���������    ���������   HEAD.'OFFICE, TORONTO.  B^E: WALKER, President.  ,   .ALEX; LAIRD, General Manager..  Branches .Throughout. Canada, and m the United States  ���������_""    ' ' <  gandjBnglahd:        ~V. ':  , ';   ; > SAVIJSGS JjanK DEPARTMENT'j- "  '_l_.-"'-V-  '    BANKING   BY   MAIL    '���������'-'/���������''  Business may be .transacted by mail with "any  branch of the'Bank  Accounts.-may be opened, and-deposits made.or withdrawn by  -mail. , Every attention is.paid to out-of-town account's. "'*-  :   ��������� J- T. BEATTIE,- Manager Greenwood BranihV  , F. E. GRIFFITH,'1 PROP.  ~ /      ~ '     i       i. i" .  The Hotel of Slogan'Crrv, B.-C.  Headquarters   for   mining   and  commercial men ; the home of the  r-..,.��������� i      ""   gkuwu  mi  'Monday   evening about-twentv  Greeiiwood every  summer for ten  of the business men of the city mH  i  _"'  A | in the court house with  the object  WE. Noiris, J. P., the Midway fruit-grower, was in the city  Monday. , ."'���������  'The corayredsor cylinders for the  Mother Lode arrived in Greenwood  tnis week.  ot completing the organization of a  ive Board of Trade.    Greenwood  has had a  Board . of Trade for a  ville smelter are closechdown  Mrs. Cary has bought half of the  McKmuon block in Silverton.  The hope of the Slocan is pinned  to the new zinc plant at Nelson.  The average output of the Rossland mines is G.000 tons a week.  #  The improvements on False creek  in Vancouver will cost $1,500,000  The Diamond  Vale coal  mines  are now producing (JO  tons a day.  ���������premier.  George Huston, formerly of Sandon is making a reputation in  iciano as a mining expert.  B. ~  on  son.  number of yeirs: ' Sometimes .it ar,e makfnS arrangements "to build  1836  ,       .,   -,     ; : " ��������� I    '^B Miners' union eive their an-  rancher, the lumberjack and ��������� pro^l nual ball next Tuesday  night S  pector.    Come once and you will -^trick's' Day. '     '  The,weather has been cold this  month, but no doubt -it will be  ���������warmer by the 17th. ' .   '  B.-A. Isaac, .manager of the  Nelson Iron Works,'was in the  city a couple of days.this week.    .  This is the time i of the year  when surface work should be done  on the backyards of Greenwood.  D.E. MoCutcheou, of Vancouver, a nephew of H. MoCutcheou,  was *m the city a few davs last  week.  ;0l?P -of Canada y Strdnges't.-FinancialJnstitiitiohs."  i   (TOTAL; ASSETS   OVER   $50,000,000.  A   General, Banking  Business- Transacted.  other records  of the  Board  m  Savings Accounts given Ppf.oiai attention.    A-deposit of $1  or up-  .ward starts a Savings Account, on which the highest current rate  of Interest-is paid or added to the Principal every'0 months.    De-  ��������� posits may be withdrawn at any time without notice.  Banking by Mail.-reople living at a distance mav, .-end" in -deports  or withdraw cash by mail.    Write for partioulais.  H. F. STOW, MANAGER. GREENWOOD BRANCH.:  Rates���������American plan, ������1.2,3  and 81.50 a day ; Etiiopean' plan,  50 and 75 cents a dav. Free oni  nibus meets all trains and boats.  Baths free : telephone in each corridor j 100 rooms ; hotel is centrally located ; baggage stored jree:  special rates for families and We  parties. -  T.. J. ROBERTS, Proprietor.  The   Greenwood    Liquor   com  pany are now selling-the rye whis-i, ���������  ���������  ��������� ������������������  ������������ *  koyjhat is mode .'in ,l\rcw West-      ^ forujerly  occupied   by him  ���������������'���������"*������-       " *     " -���������   and if_ the_ hooks,- vouchers,   etc..  a ,...,     - could" not now be found thev mn������f  A little over BOO men are ^ork- have been misplaced or lost     Mr  SiE id \h^t������mUieS iVPh0e- -McLaine   -talSd   that   after   Lav  rifesdHv       y a   pajday  ������niDg   Uiade   stricfc   seilrch    in -the  '" several apartments of the resideuce  Midway lodge Knights of Pythias {���������������������erly .occupied  by Mr.   Lamb  will give a clauco on  Friday even- be   Jiatl  come   to   the conclusion  f,r,i'  '             "  ' tnat   tho   books,   vouchers,  was alive,' more often  dead, unless  some  enterprising citizens had an  axe  to-grind,   or-an  impecunious  politician wished a trip to Ottawa  or Victoria, which  was  not  infrequently, or  a corporation   wanted  a resolution passed.    Last vear the  board did a large amount  of work  with  very  little support from the  business men or citizens generally.  That the work  was appreciated is  shown   by  the large   number   of  business men who have joined this  year.  In tho absence of President Warren, Vice-President Russell occupied thft chair. Minutes of" previous, meeting were read and  adopted.  fc*^"^������^.r^|i.������iiTuT,^^rj!?2i  B  W.Cole has taken  an option  112 acres adjoining Port Simp-,  a.    The price is 8100 an acre.  Geo. W  Hughes is in a Spokane '  hospital with every indication of a  complete recovery from his illness.  ofS.B������Wef is.the ^ding curler  of Kelowna, having won  the Wat-  The  Miners'   Union  at.Merritt|a������CUP.'n  ^ towa &  few d^  on?f*r/e.dvVay ^ox- D������dd9 is iu  200 feet with his contract on the'  Copper Queen.    He employs three ,  a hall.  Construction ou the Grand Trunk  lacifio railroad will commence iu  June.  Kenneth Monro has been appointed C. P. .R. agent at Prince  Rupert.  Dr. Higgins has been elected  president of the Liberal association  in l<ernie.  A. Er^kine Smith 'is leaving  Grand Forks tb go in business at  the coast.  Tfc is reported that the low-grade  ores of Cobalt will be smelted in  British Columbia.  A steel bridge, to cost S������3,000,  Last year a Graud Porks man  cleared -over $700 from onions  raised on less than an acre of  ground. ���������      '  Smith Curtis  has .located some -  coal  claims  near  Okanagan lake  on  one of them there is a seam of'  coal seven feet wide.  At a recent meetiug  the Granby  I directors decided not to  pay  the  usual quarterly dividend. ��������� '  A summer uotel is to' be built at  iMsli lakes. An automobile 'will  run to it from Craribrookt*"     -  ��������� If is- said  that Ed.   Covert of'  ?,no���������F������rkS has beeu oit'������red  S10 000 for a 320-acre hay ranch  in the Bulkley valley.  ; There will be a building boom *  in Fernie this season. It "is a' " :  great town, but it is to be regretted.* "���������  that tlie air and water make so - ;.  many of the citizens act as though' '��������� '  they were demented.  An amateur minstrel show was -'-'  Jf^ri^^^.^sh^JJan^ry^i  31st, last, and among the perform- 'X1'  etc.,  have   been  BANK -OF fMONTREAL  -     ESTABLISHED  1B17.  PAID-UP   CAPITAL, $14,000,000. REST, $1 1,000,000  UNDIVIDED PROFITS, $422,689 98  General Banking Business.Wacled.    Drafts issued on all point,, arid Colloc  -....,..    _ tionsimitleu. lowot nite,. -    -  SAVINGS BANK DEPARTMENT   }   W. F. PROCTOR   -  ���������^E^lALLOWEDATCURBENTRATES    /MANAGER GREENWOOD BRANCH  ing. 20th inst.    Tickets, including  thafc   tho   books,   vouch,  supper, 82'. aforesaid   must  really  h  Geo. M.   Barret left on  S.tt.i-  " T^t ������'* ^S"     ,  day's stage for the West Fork a   1 t ,   i ������ rememl,ered *^t Mr.  will spend the summed  IE      Lamb was secretary of  the  JBoa.d  Mountaineer and Kootenay Standard Ciffars.  Made by ,  % %. ZMnji ���������o., nelson  will spend the summer working on  his claims in that district.  Judge Williams of Phoenix will  go north this year. He is a brother  a couple of years ago, and on leaving the city he neglected to turn  over the books, vouchers, etc.. to  the president or any other member  in-law  to  Dan   Maun,   the  noted  of the Board.    It appears that Mr  railway man. [Lamb was so occupied with celestial  affairs that he could   not descend  to  the sordid  details  of the po-  among tlie pe  ere mentioned  oir the posters was  G A   W* ������,.,��������� ii* ���������      ������r   "' Goodenough, described as  i-Jo'i--   M    xt     ,   -!-,0ughfc au  in-  "lung Edward's  pet.    England's  %Z\ ",t,,e..f������rth Vancouver Ex   greatest comedian. -8in������s in Ze  press and will edit it in the future,  different languages without chan"-  '" '       lug his suspenders." ������-  Taken for a Capitalist. !  NELSoy, B. C, ilarch 7, 190?.  . tJ,EAR Loweby: It may be <f  interest to you to know that Voi r  paper, the Greenwood Lerl.re i8 -  an excellent means of pubHcity.  r\. tew weeks ago an item appeared -  Sam Watson aud Miss Alice  Ueverley, both of Silverton, were  married in Nelson a  few days ago.  The Dominion government has  made the National Park at Banff  one of ihe great *how places of the  Dominion.  Spinal Meningitis i.s prevalent in     ���������..���������  \ er-non, principally amongst child-   in your  local  I'M ii Hi^  *\F  I.  '. r -   .. ^  Wm. Robinson had no opposition in the ice business this winter  aud put up about S00 tons, lie  shipped one carload to the Mother  Lode.  A  A/  lieguiar monthly,mcctin<rs of  smvood lodfje I"  & A. M., aro held on  the first  Mardori  -    '    ' *   FOR LADIES" "  '* '     '"'"  Best m quality,- .-' -        Hloaern m Siyte,  Finest workmanship:   Being "from the best American  Shoe--'  maken   they are just right.    We'have them in all styles ami.  lusts:    Let  us supbly you with your spring footwear.    We  guarantee satisfaction.- -      ',      ���������     iUUU"'-tU-     vve-  Dry Goods. RENDELL & CO. Boots and Shoes-  ^ v &ri'einvood lodKo No. 28, A. F.  & A. M., aro held on the firsi'  Thursday in oacn month in Fra-  tion, except in so far as the slhr|,i  emoluments of the office were concerned,   therefore  the   books   arui  . other etceteras necessary to'a clea  me bally   mine   at Beaverdell conceptian of the work  aud  iinan  has been closed down for a couple  cea of the board  were  not  turned  of months until the  wet season is over.    It is unfortunate  in   many  over.    Work will be resumed about I ways  that the  year's  work of the  teniity hall, Wood-block, Government  street. Groonu-nod. Visiting- brethren  are cordially invited to attend.  JAS, a." ItlKNIK. -St-crotiu-j-,  W.-F.  Crrp(>n\vond Miners'  Union.No. 2-2,  W.  c���������i.���������' i .        I'1 '^'-i meets everv  batu day evening- in Union Hall, Con-  per street, Green wockI, nt 7:30 P  T���������������������������������i!"  h,'l"-flt   SIothor Lode 'ni������o  inurscla.v evcuing-s .-it 7 -:io  U. A. MATHEISON, Secretary.  the first of June  E. G. Warren returned from  the Coast Tuesday. He was there  on business connected with the  water right of his company ou  Boundary creek.  At the Elkhorn mine on  March  12th all the.tools,  steel,  etc., will  be sold by the.sheriff  to  satisfy a Lentvd  their ^o,^'aiui" Lhe'bv-  ?.^Tntf0I *F; W issi,ed bi' ^e | laWJ submitted \vere  n'ad  clans,  >y clause and adopted  A  motion   was   passed  firard has been io-t  It was moved, sei-onded and  carried that the letter b-i received  and tiled, nnd that the secretary  convey to Mr. Lam the thanks of  the Board for the conscientious  manner in which he had dUchai-'ed  P'n.    One of ten cases seven deaths  lave taken place.-  Jini Orunin h,n thrown up the  bond on t.lm Vittori.-i copp.-r ���������jine  near Nelson, aud work has been  resumed by the owners.  Paddy McCue of  Kaslo  died in  the insane,  asylum  at   New Westminster  J.-isrj week,  in tbealoca.il was named afrerhiin.  Last S.ittird iv in tho Sr. Eii<r,.,,e  mine at  Mojie   Put  O'Brieri ������was  killed and Jaek D dy s.-nously in-  Jiired   by   picking \ul0   a   nn^ed  hole.  col i  inns   til*p-Allan  Lean of the Queen Studio, kelson  had made ������2,000 photographing  Iruit I,i���������,|s |,,,t 8llinni,.,. ^^  then I have been struck thivr-times  tor a han of $2r,, twice f,���������- S10  lour times for So, and thirty-.seven  tunes for amounts ranging 'from a  drink  to 50 cents.     UliouM think  i>   ii   >    u    . I     ,       Is P-,es  t()  sI"'-v tint "your  I..ddy'sPe.,.k|vaI���������,.,,,}p;ip,r.  is   WIfJo,y   vJ���������������  ill clas-.es.   .^ ours very truly,  '���������    "  Ai.i.ax Leas.  I the duties of seeretarv.  The committee on   bylaws  in-e  court to E. J. Cartier.  Jas. C. Dale went  up  - -r. to Carmi  on Saturday's stage and will be  gone a couple of weeks looking  after the interests of the French  colony that will settle on tho West  Fork this spring.  Cameron & McDonald,  general  A house furnished with tho best, most artistic,  useful and in all that goes to make a home comfortable and pleasing to tho eye at reasonable prices,  drop a line to D, J- Bobertson & Co. at Nelson. B.  C.    Goods guaranteed the Best for the price.  p. o.  AGENTS FOR THE BELL~PIANO.I CRITERIOIi_ STEEL  C S. BAKER  Provincial As.-ayorand Ore  Shippers' Agent.    Correspondence solicited. SamplesI,, W"������T ������ MCJJ������'"������������,  fc'0������era  ���������wmvo n,���������    ���������   .      .   'blacksmiths, Greenwood, have dis-  ruefve prompt attention, solved  partnership, Mr. McDonald  itox tu.-j, gukk.vwooo, ������. (j. I remaining in   tho   business.    Mr.  Cameron will take a rest of two or  three months before again engaging in business.  C. J. McArthur is rushing his  ties to the railroad while the sleighing remains. When it is gone he  will still   have about 9,000 that  The perfect results of careful culinary efforts, the  true delights of fine cooking, aro known only to  users of  ,r     , r    nam ing  Monday, the 23rd inst., as the dat"  of the annual meeting at which  new officers would be elected and  the Board started oft* legally.  The committee on place of meeting reported iu favor of the city  hall.    Report adopted.  Mr. J. R McAllister, manager  for the U. C. Copper company, was  invited to address the meetiii"-,  which ho did briefly. On behalf of  the directors of the company hi  thanked the Board for their resolution passed previous to bis departure for the East. The director*,  did not deem it advisable to resume  work in the mines and  smelter at  It is reported that t.h������ ('iouce-ter  group in Franklin ciMip is ro b.-  bonded for 390,000 to tlie parti.-*,  who already have bonded the  .Maple Leaf for S7.j,0U0  The sea serpent has reached  Vancouver, but it did not come  down in the r.iin. Some ft'sher-  men caught it on the const and  brought it lo the city for an assay.  Ten   thousand   Dunknrds   from  Nebraska and   Nortn   Dal  . l'n-sli shipment of chocolates  jiibl-. received. We have abs-ktely  l.lie lie.-t con lection-: i��������� T|,��������� (j(mll(]_  ���������H.V, and Ihe nrlpi������ =s (R) cents per  pound.    McRae Bros.  Dr.    bunmons    is    ptying ��������� bis*  iiiioiitnly professional visitft6 Phoenix tin's wee*--. .    .    <. :  ���������-.hi  John Mcintosh returned last  evening after six monrhs ������j,e,:t ,n  Arizona and  Southern Cilil'orni i.  'I ho flaynes estate ca-e was settler! out of court. The' terms of  settlement are that, tbe defendants  pny ST.oOO and that all clnrgcs of  , . ���������      .       . ,     "";    (}lli  '"'-ii"^ c,000 inid i-nac an ch!iri'."s n  corning to settle on the   laud   ..car  fraud be unreservedly with Iriw  ^VhI^L-S-.-S u������f ���������P'S^:- s'  McKinley mines until  the ���������J  old ZllV? ���������* "V >UUl   lV,kcr  rcMcl.es Franklin camp.    The r   I-  Jn������h������s������u ^? Pron.ot.ng a  company  road i.-,ay reach thero this summer     ��������� ?",W Wh'-,(J-  fidl' and Sma11 f,,llit������  Xakusp, New   Denver and  Ai  ���������ni        i.Vi     ������>"������������/   ������".*u   ������������������������. iv ... uun iniuua m,u  smeicer at  will havo to be drawn on wagons,   the present timo.    lie didn't even  .1U !��������� .-* linn n^v_<l...... i  .1 t A .. A ..    t ll 1 > ...  GREENWOOD  Tho Bungo that keeps the  llange Iloiler Boiling. For  >Sale by  Dealer in  Contractor for Tics, Polos ami Fence Posts.  Heavy \ Reaming and Dray ing  Phone 85.  E.   W.  Pliom. i\.;ik. <>,ij>,,Hlto A-oi-(1���������ii n���������t0i,  KASLO  HOTEL  KASLO B. C.  Is ii comfortable homo for all  who travel to that city.      N  COCKLE & PAPWORTH.  As he has contracts ahead for a  year he will likely keep a force of  men in the woods making ties all  summer.  George McKenzio returned last  week from a visit to Nova Scotia.  Ue says thai;,, the depression''has  not seriously 'affected-:���������business iu  the Maritime provinces. Wall  Street, trusts ; and bank .failures  do not interfere with the regular  run of tho fish., Mr. MoKenzie  will go north iii a few days..  "  Eov. W. K. Rochester, secretary of the Lord's Day Alliance,  preached three able sormoiis in  Greenwood last Sunday on the ob  sorvance of the Sabbath;' Hie re  state thafc work was likely to be  resumed at any time.' Jt wasn't  even suggested   that the members  at Osoyoos lake.    When Peck gets      ,.1Jl4  /XI.. through premoting and again has a  rowhead each have amateur dm- (I������siro to work in a print factory or  matic societies, and some great ^ sawmill, he will find his Typo-  star   may  yet  rise  to  lame from | graphical    union     traveling  oard  at the  lines   spoken  towns.  in   those   beautiful  ^^K^'rtl.^=?������!= Sffltttf  contest on tlie subject. JIo be  lieved the price of copper would go  up, but when it was impossible to  say. ^ Ho had been assured by persons in a position to know thiit  copper would average 15 cents for  the year, but if so it would have to  go very high near tho end of the  year.  A vote of thanks was tendered  Mr. McAllister for his \cvy lucid  explanation of .tho situation, and  the riceting then adjourned..  the intention of starting a restaurant and making a stake for his old  days, which are just around the  corner. Andy will probably settle  down iu Bcvelstoko when he gets  bis sack filled with gold.  Tex Rickard, owner of tho Northern saloon in (Joldlield, i.s nearly  broke. In tho recent boom days  he did a great bar business, having  taking in as high as 81C00 in ono  hour for drinks. If copper recovers itself soon Tex will still  have diamonds aud enough loft to  m���������,.,���������, t-.-ur���������-������������������ ������������������1:-~*" *~-1    Tho Kootenay Belle is the name  waiting  patiently  for  him  Central hotel, Keremeos.  Miners Elect Officers.  Last Saturday afternoon und  evening tho semi-annual election  of officers of Greenwood Miners'  Union was held and resulted'as  follows :  President, George Hcatliorton.  Vice-President, Chas. Bierce.  Second   Vice-President/ Jos. J.  Chambers.  Financial Secretary,R.A.Mathei-  son.  Recording Secretary, Ed. Peiper.  Treasurer,   Win., T. Thompson.'  Warden, Jas Hampson."  Conductor, John Ingles.  Trustees���������-Ohae. Bierce, Jos. J ' ���������  Chambers, Jas. T. Erwin, Luke'  Skelly, and J. B. Manross. r������  IHE    LEDGE,    GREENWOOD,    BRITISH    COLUMBIA.  y  - **  BY GUY BOOTHBY  Author <rf "A Beautiful White Devil," "A Bid For  Fortune," "Thc Marriage of Esther,"  "Dr. Nikola," Etc, Etc;  (Continued)  CHAPTER II.  When I reached England, the ley  hand of winter was upon tho land. The  streets were banked feet high with  snow, and tho Thames at London  Bridge was nothing but a mass of  floating ice upon which au active man  could have passed from shore to shore.  Poor homeless wi etches were to be  seen sheltering themselves in every  nook and cranny, and tho morning  papers teemed with gruesome odescriptions ot dead bodies found *in  drifts, of dapiage douo to property,  and of trains delayed and snowed up  in every conceivable part of tho country. Such a winter had not been experienced for years, and when T arrived and reali/.ed what it meant for  myself, I could not but comment on  my madness in having left an Australian summer to participate in such a  direful state of things.  Immediately on arrival I made my  ���������way to Blanket ton's Hotel, otf the  Strand, and installed myself there. It  was a nice, quiet place, and suited me  admirably. The voyage home from Australia had done nic a world of good���������  that Is to say as far as my bodily  health was concerned���������but it was  doubtful whether it had relieved my  brain of any of the pressure recent  events in Austialia had placed upon  it. Thougii nearly three months had  elapsed since my terrible disappointment in the Boolga Ranges, I had not  been able to reconcile myself to it;  and as the monotonous existence on  board ship allowed me more leisure,  It probably Induced me to brood upon  it more than I should otherwise have  done. At any rate, my first taught on  reaching London was that I \ -.in the  same City with my enemy, and my  second to wonder how I could best get  even with him. All day and all night  this idea held possession of my braitt  * I could think of nothing but my hatred  of the man, and as often as I saw his  name mentioned in the columns of the  Press, the more vehement my desire  to punish him became. Looking buck  on it now it seems to mo that I could  not have been quite right hi my head  at that time, though to al ntents and  purposes I was as rational & being as  ever stepped in shoe leather. In pi oof  of what I mean, I can remember,  times out of number, talking sensibly  and calmly enough in tho smokies  room, and then going upstairs to ray  bedroom and leaning; out of my window, from which a glimpse of the  Strand was obtainable, to watch th*  constant stream of passers by and to  ���������wonder If Bartrand were among the  number. I would imagine myself meeting him and enticing him into true ot  those dark passages leading from ti.e  gas-lit thoroughfare, and then, wten I  had revealed my identity, drawing a  knife from my sleeve and stabbing  him to his treacherous heart. On  another occasion I spent hours cor-  cocting a most ingenious plan for luring him on to the Embankment late  at night, and arranging that wtan I  got him there I would seize him witn  Irresistible force and throw him -Tver  into the stream. I could pictuie aluc  struggling among the ice noes, tb.  freezing water numbing his llinr.s  more and more with every paes np,  second; and, in fancy, would follow  him along tho bank, taunting him "With  ���������with his treachery, until the cold  proved too much for him and he disappeared from my sight. Hundreds of  such schemes occupied my brain to  the exclusion of almost every other  thought, and the more I perfected  them the more my hatred grew. At  this point I must pause to make an  explanation. I am quite aware that in  thus candidly revealing the depraved  condition of my heart at that particular period I am not presenting myself  In a very favorable light; but, I cr  tend, if I desire to set this chronica  of the blackest portion of my life before my reader in such a way that ho  may see for himself exactly what induced me to consider the awful temptation which was afterwards placed before me, I must not keep any single  Item back from him. To refrain from  revealing the motives would be to give  a false notion of the effects, and that  I have no desire at all to do.  The day following my return to the  mother country was destined to prove  an eventful one. According to custom  I rose early and went for a stroll. It  was half dark and   a   bitterly   cold  morning;  the air along the Embankment, which I choso for my promenade, could only be described as Arctic.  Ice floes covered the water from bank  to bank, and nocks of ravenous gulls  wheeled and screamed above my head.  The scene was depressing in the extreme, and I turned   to   retrace  my  steps to my hotel, feeling about   as  miserable as it would be possible for  a man to be. What did life contain for  me now? I asked rayself this question  for the hundredth time, as I walked  up the sombre street; and the answer  was, Nothing���������absolutely nothing..By  judiciously Investing the amount I had  inherited under my father's will I had  secured to myself an income approaching two hundred pounds a year, but  beyond that I had not a penny in the  world. I had been sick to death of Australia for some years before   I   had  thought of leaving It,  and   my   last  great disappointment had not furnished me -with any doslre to return to it  On tho other hand I had soon too much  of the world to be able to settle down  to an office life in England, and my  jenfeebled constitution, even had I dc-  blred to do so, would havo effectively  idebarred mo from   enlisting   In   tho  lArmy. What, therefore, was to become  of me���������for I couIO* not entertain the  prospect of settling down to a sort of  tregetable existence on my small la*  come���������I could not see. "Oh, if only 1  had not been taken   ill   after   Ben'a  death," I said to myself   again   and  again;  "what might I not then havo  done?" As Jt was, that scoundrel Bartrand had mado millions out of what  was really my property, nnd as a result I was a genteel pauper without a  hopo of any sort In tho world. As the  recollection   of   my    disappointment  came into my mind, I ground my teeth  and curBed him; and for tho rest of  my walk occupied myself thinking of  the different ways In which I might  compass his destruction, and at the  came time hatfjij^ny'selJF for lacking  the necessary pluck to put any one oi  them into execution.  As I reached the entrance to ray  hotel a paper boy came round the cor-  ������kw  crying his wares.  " 'Ere yer are, sir; 'orrlble murder  In the West End," he said, running to  meet me; and, wanting something to  occupy me until breakfast should be  ready, I brought a copy and went in  and seated myself by the hall fire to  read It. On the second page was a  column with the following headline,  In large type: ���������  "SHOCKING    TRAGEDY    IN    THE  WEST END."  Feeling in the humor for this sort of  literature, I began to read. The details were as follows:���������  "It is our unfortunato duty to convey to the world this morning the details of a ghastly tragedy which occurred last night in the West End.  The victim was Major-General Charles  Brackington, the well-known M.P. for  Pollingworth, whoso speech on the  Short Seivice Extension Bill only last  week created such a sensation among  military men. So far the whole affair  is shrouded ln mystery, but, it is believed, the police are in possession of  a clue which will ultimately assist  them in their identification of the  assassin. From inquiries made we  learn that Major-General Brackington  last night visited the Royal Shakes-  pearo Theatre in company with his  wife and daughter, and having escorted them to Chester Square, where his  residence is situated, drove back to  the Veteran Club, of which he is one  of the oldest and most distinguished  members. There he remained in conversation with some brother officers  until a quarter past twelve o'clock,  when ho hailed a passing hansom and  bade the man drive him home. This  order was given in the hearing of one  of the Club servants, whose evidence  should prove of" importance later on.  From the time he left the Club until  half-past one o'clock nothing more was  seen of the unfortunate gentleman.  Then Police-Sergeant Maccinochie,  while passing along Piccadilly, discovered a man lying in the centre of  the road almost opposite the gates of  the Royal Academy. Calling the constable on .the beat to his assistance,  he carried the body to the nearest gas  lamp and examined It. To his horror  he recognized Major-General Brackington, with whose features he was well  acquainted. Life, however, was ex-  tinot. Though convinced of this fact,  he nevertheless obtained a cab and  ������������������rove straightway to Charing Cross  Hospital, where his suspicions were  confirmed. One singular circumstance  was then discovered���������with the exception of the left eyebrow, which had  been cut completely awaj;, evidently  with some exceddingly sharp instrument, there was not a wound of any  sort or description upon the body.  Death, so the medical authorities asserted, had been caused by an overdose of some anaesthetic, though how  administrated it was Impossible to  say. The police are now engaged endeavouring to discover the cabman,  whom it is stated, the Club servant  feels sure he can identify."  With a feeling of interest, for which  I could not at all account, seeing that  both the victim and the cabman, whom  the police seemed determined to associate -with the crime, were quite unknown to me, I re-read the paragraph,  and then went in to breakfast. While  { I was eating I turned the page of the  paper, and propping it against the  cruet stand, scanned the fashionable  intelligence. Sandwiched in between  the news of the betrothal of the eldest  son of a duke, and demise of a well-  known actress, was a paragraph which  stirred me to the depths of my being.  It ran as follows:���������  "It is stated on reliable authority  that Mr. Richard Bartrand, the well-  known Australian millionaire, has  purchased from the executors of the  late Earl of Mount Chennington the  magnificent property known as Chennington Castle in Shropshire, including several farms, with excellent  fishing and shooting."  I crushed the paper up and threw it  angrily away from me. So he was  going to pose as a county magnate,  was he���������this swindler and liar!���������and  upon the wealth he has filched from  me? If he had been before me then, I  think I could have found it in my heart  to kill him where he stood, legardless  of the consequences.  After breakfast I went for another  walk, this time in a westerly dliectlon.  As I passed along the crowded pavements I thought of the bad luck which  had attended me all my life. From  the moment I entered the world nothing seemed to have prospered that I  had taken in hand. As a boy I was notorious for my Ill-luck at games; as a  man good fortune was always conspicuously absent from my business  ventures; and when at last a chance  for making up for it did como in my  way, success was stolen from me just  u I was about tc grasp it.  Turning into Pall Mall, I made my  way in the direction of St. James'  Street, intending to turn thenco into  Piccadilly. As I passed the Minerva  Club the door swung open, and to my  astonishment my eldest brother, who  had succeeded to the baronetcy and  estates on my father's death, came  down tho steps. That he recognized  me there could be no doubt. He could  not have helped seeing me even if he I  had wished to do so, and for a moment, {  I felt certain, ho did not know what  to do. He and I had never been on  good terms, and when I realized that,  In splto of my many years' absence  from home, ho was not inclined to  offer me a welcome, I made as if I  would pass on. He, however, hasten-  oa arter me, and caught me beforo 1  could turn the corner.  "Gilbert," he said, holding out his  hand, but speaking without either  emotion or surprise, "this is very unexpected. I had no notion you were in  England. How long la it since you arrived?"  "I reached London yesterday," I an-  swored, with a corresponding coolness,  ns I took his hand. For, as I have said,  there was that In his faco which betrayed no pleasure at seeing mo.  Ho was silent for halt a minute or  ������P������ADd I oould eaa that ho wan wandar-  fiYg Tiow fie" couin tie-si geT ffir <5t me. _  "You have heard   of   our   fathers  death, I suppose?" he said at last.  "I learnt the news in Sydney," I replied. "I have also received the Ave  thousand pounds he left me."  He made no comment upon the  smallnoss of the amount in proportion to the large sums received b>  himself and the rest of the family,  nor did he lefer in any other way to  our parent's decease. Any one watch-  lna- us might have been excused had  hey al?en us for casual acquaintances so cool and distant were we with  one another. Presently I enquired, for  politeness sake, after his wife who  he daughter of the Marqul of: Bel-  gravia, and whom I had, so far, never  ^"Ethelberta unfortunately is not very  well at present," he answered. Sir  James Pe'ckleton has ordere her complete rest and quiet, and I regret for  hat icason, I shall not be able to see  as much of you as I otherwise should  have hoped to do. Is it your intention  to remain very long to England?      h  "I have no notion," I replied, truthfully "I mav be here a week���������a year  -or'for the rest of my life. But you  need not be afraid, I shall not force  my society upon you. From your cordial welcome home, I gather that the  less you see of me the more you will  appreciate the relationship we bear to  one another. Good morning."  Without more words I turned upon  my heel and strolled on down ' the  street, leaving him looking very uncomfortable upon the pavement.  There and then I registered a vow that  como what might, I would havo no  more to do with my own family.  Leaving Pall Mall behind me, I  turned up St. James' Street and made  my way into Piccadilly. In spite of  the slippery roads, the streets were  well filled with carriages, and almost  opposite Burlington House I noticed a  stylish brougham drawn up beside the  footpath. Just as I reached it the owner left the shop before which it was  standing, and crossed the pavement  towards it. Notwithstanding the expensive fur coat he wore, the highly  polished top hat, and his stylish appearance generally, I knew him at  once for Bartrand, my greatest enemy  on earth. He did not see me, for which  I could not help feeling thankful; but  I had seen him, and the remembrance  of his face haunted me for the rest of  my walk. The brougham, the horses,  even the obsequious servants, should  have been mine. I was the just, lawful owner of them all.  After dinner that evening I was sitting in the smoking room looking into  the fire and, as usual, brooding over  my unfortunate career, when an elderly gentleman, seated ln an armchair-  opposite me, laid his paper on his  knee and addressed me.  "It's a very strange thing about  these murders," he said, shaking his  head. "I don't understand it at all.  Major-General Brackington last night,  and now Lord Beryworth this morning."  "Do you mean to say there has been  another murder of the same kind today?" I enquired, with a little shudder  as I thought how nearly his subject  coincided with the idea in my own  head.  "I do," he answered. "The facts of  the case are as follows:���������At eleven  o'clock this morning the peer in question, who, you must remember, was  for many years Governor of one of one  Australian capitals, walked down the  Strand m company with the Duke of  Garth and Sir Charles Mandervan.  Reaching Norfolk Street he bade his  friends 'good-bye,' and left them. From  that time until a quarter past one  o'clock, when some children went in  to play in Dahlia Court, Camden Town,  and found the body of an elderly gentleman lying upon the ground in a  peculiar position, he was not seen  again. Frightened" at their discovery,  the youngsters ran out and informed  the policeman on the beat, who returned with them to the spot indicated.  When he got there he discovered that  life had been extinct .for some uaa."  (To be Continued.)       ^  A  PROPER  EPITHET.  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Then  lie comes home and sleeps all day."  ���������Cleveland Plain Dealer.  Easy Way In Which a Domestic Rup  turo Was Averted.  The troubles which are brought to *  parish priest for solution are almost  infinite in their variety. In a certain  Prusian village, says Friedrich August  Dressier in "Moltke In His Home.'"  an old woman came to her spiritual  adviser and proposed a separation  from her husband.  "If he would beat me," she said,  "that would be all right; that would  show that he was really ray man. Bui  he calls mi worse names; he calls roe  a 'subject!'  I will not stand for that!'  "So, 'subject,' eh?" said the priest  "Yes, that is bad. It Is a bad word. 1  did not think he would say that Ba'  are you sure you understood? Did h������  say 'subject' or 'object?'"  The old woman shook her bead. She  was not certain. The priest smiled se  renely.  "Ah, I thought so," he said. "Now.  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Cluny lace makes ono of the prettiest possible finishes for tho edgo of  both square and oblong pillows.  A clever woman has put her knowledge of basketry to good account ln the  fashioning of a whisk broom holder.  This consists of two disks of basket  work similar to those used for the bottom of a fancy basket and caught together at the sides by largo fluffy bowa  of three Inch satin ribbon, tho color  being a delicate pink in harmony with  her room furnishings. A band of rib-  boo of narrow width, bnt matching la  tone, la used to suspend ttw holdup., r  There is no medicine on the market  that can compare with Bickle's Anti  Consumptive Syrup in expelling from  the system the irritating germs that  colds engender in the air passages.  It is suicide to neglect your cold. Try  the cheap experiment of ridding yourself of it by using Bickle's Syrup,  which is a simple remedy, easily taken, and once used, it will always be  prized as a sovereign medicine.  Mrs. West���������My cousin is on speak  ing terms with the best people in the  city.  Mrs. East���������Indeed! Is she a waitress or a telephone operator?,���������Pittsburg Leader.  Minard's Linimen* Cures Garget In  Cows.  "Yes," said the voluble crank, I  used to be as bad as you, but I made  up my mind to stop smoking and  drinking and I did it."  "Indeed," remarked Manley, "I  guess a man who can quit smoking  and drinking could quit almost anything���������"  "0, yes."  "Except talking , about it."���������Catholic Standard-Times.  PINK   PILLS   WILL  CURE   RHEU-  MATISM.  Every   Form   of   the   Disease   Yields  To  This   Blood   Building  Remedy.  Tt is easy to make the statement  that a medicine will euro rheumatism, but the rheumatic sufferer must  have more than mere statements���������he  must have both reasons and proof.  Dr. Williams' Pink Pills cure all  forms of rheumatism. Here is the  reason:' Rheumatism is a disease of  the blood. 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I was  completely cured and once more able  to go about my work with ease. Dr.  Williams' Pink Pills are certainly  worthy of all the praise I can give  them."  Thousands write giving just as  strong proof of the value of Dr. Williams' Pink Pills���������not only as a cure  for rheumatism, but as a cure for  all the ailments finding their root in  bad blood, such as anaemia, heart  palpitation, indigestion, kidney trouble, headache and backache, disordered nerves, etc. Dr. Williams' Pinit  Pills are sold by medicine dealers or  by mail at 50 cents a box or six boxes  for $2.50 from The Dr. Williams' Medicine Co., Brockville, Ont.  . "We must elevate the pulpit," said  the pastor, talking in the abstract to  the men of his church.  "Either_thnt," added the carpenter,  who takes everything literally, "or  compel the women to remove their  hats."  Itch, Mange, Prairie Scratches and  every form of contagious itch on human or animals cured in 30 minutes  by Wolford's Sanitary Lotion.  Office Boy���������The editor says lie's  much oblieed to you for letting him  hee your drawings, but much regrets  he is unnble to use them.  Fair Artist (eagerly)���������Did lie say  that?  .Office Boy (truthfully)���������Well, not  exactly. He just said: "Take 'em  away,'Pimple.   They make me sick."  The children in one of our kinrler-  partens were struggling with the alphabet.  "Who can tell what comes after G?"  asked the teacher.   Silence reigned.  Again she questioned, "Doesn't any  one know what comes after G?"  Then Hanv raised his hand. "I do."  ho said.   "Whiz.   Gee Whiz."  iiiiiiil  lion  Jflft*  FOUND SHE  WAS  DUMB.  The Street Masher's Discomfiture Was  Then Complete.  She had arrived ln the city quite recently from the country and had still  much to learn. For Instance, when she  was told that she could not go for a  walk alone after dark, as she bad  been accustomed to do In the primitive security of her. birthplace, she  smiled the superior smile of one who  knows aud is wont to follow her own  wishes.      '  So she started out one evening with  the intention of "dropping in" to see a  friend for an hour's chat before bedtime. Brightly and blithely,she skipped along, her head in the air. - She  made a pretty picture, and it was  scarcely astonishing that she attracted  the attention of other pedestrians also  out for enjoyment. One of these, n  young man, thought it a pity that  such unanimity of thought.stiould not  form a "trust combination." He approached her.  She affected not to see him at first  and hastened her steps. But he kept  pace and finally tried to converse at  the same time.  Then she remembered the advice she  had disdained. Watching her opportunity, she Increased her walk to aruu  and sought refuge in a large building,  the lights of which loomed ahead like  a beacon of safety to a shipwrecked  mariner. Without pausing to look  where sho was going, she rushed up a  flight of steps that led to It and placed  her hand on the bell. Before she could  ring it she was startled by an exclamation from her pursuer, who stood  In the street below staring at the building with bulging eyes. <*  "That's one on me!" he said. And he  walked away as if he would like to  leave the earth unseen.  Raising her eyes, she saw this inscription over the door:  "Home For the Deaf and Dumb!"-  New York Tost  Common Prudence.  A teacher in n downtown school has  for her pupils the children of Russian  parents. The other day she was explaining a sum in subtraction which  the little ones found difficult to understand.  "Now," said she to exemplify the  proposition, "suppose I had $10 and  went into a store to spend it Say 1  bought a hat for $5. Then I spent $2  for gloves and $1.50 for some other  things.   How much did I have left?".  For a moment there was dead silence.   Then a boy's hand went up.  "Well, Isaac, how much did I have  left?"  "Vy. didn't you count your change?"  said Isaac in a disgusted tone.���������Woman's Home Companion. .      _    ���������  On the Links.  Mr. Timtot (teaching a friend golf)���������  Before I go hany further let me him-  press upon you, old man, that hevery-  think is in the way you stand!  Piling It On.  A convict ln a western prison had  been extremely refractory, nnd different means were tried without success  to break his spirit One morning thc  superintendent said .to the warden:  "That scoundrel No. 213 is behaving  worse than ever. Put him on bread  and water."  "But he Is already on fast diet," re-  pliedithe warden.  "Then keep it up and give him a  cookbook to read."���������New York Times.  Queer.  "Funny thing about a man's tongue,"  said Joakley.  "Go ahead," said Markley; "lefs  have IL"  "When It's thick the excuses he  makes to his wife are too thin."���������  Catholic Standard and Times.  Not a Logical Conclusion.  "If you have nothing else to do, suppose we go to that amateur concert"  "No, thank you. Because I want to  kill time myself Is no reason why I  should enjoy somebody else murdering  It"-Atlanta Constitution.  A Secret  Only she and the baby knew!  The nurso was out and his mother too.  Great-grandma said:   "Why, haven't you  heard  I brought up nine?   You're too absurdl  Now, run along ancl never fear,  I'll tal:u good care of tho precious dear."  But���������thc baby woke, and the baby cried.  And the baby would not bo denied.  Sho rubbed him warm with tender handn;  Sho turned him over and cased hla bands,  Out babies aro wise, and this one knew  His   dear   greut-grandma   through   and  through.  And, well, sho did it-half In fright,  Yet simply a-ciulver with delight.  Sho rocked Hint baby and tried to sing  The while she cuddled thc little thing.  And 'when  ho gurgled  and  hushed  Iris  cries  And slowly, slowly, shut his oyes,  Making a sleepy little coo-oo-oo.  Quite as her babies used to do,  Great-grandma, crooning a nursery rhynw,  Hail, oh, such a rapturous, wicked tlmel  So they havo a secret, just these two,  For only sho and tho baby knew.  ���������Grace Stone Field ln Woman's Homr  Companion.    A Vague Idea.  During bis first visit to a farm little  WIlIlo came into tho house crying  softly.  "What Is the matter, dear?" asked  his mother.  "I went out to see tho cows, and  they didn't give nothing but milk,"  sobbed the boy.  "What did you expect?" Inquired the  mother.  "I'm not euro what I expected," replied Willie. "But, mother, where does  beef tea cocao fromy-Judge.       ^   .  '  CASE OF BR0NGH1IL GITARRH  PROMPTLY RELIEVED Bl PE-Rll  -' Brppcbial  .' Catarrt) ���������  Vilifies? s"'  Stopped .  _ JOffcei? ���������  ������������������'-��������� Spread?  '���������:������;;  -Tbe  '��������� lW, '���������'  ��������� Causirjd;.  . Catarrt)  '.'of -  J. C. Hervus Pellctier, Dep't de I'Agriculture, Ottawa, Ont., writes:  "The Peruna is' particularly efficacious in the cure of catarrhal' affections of the lungs and bronchial tubes, and it is in consequence the  remedy most appreciated here in Ottawa. Six bottles cured me .this  winter of bronchitis. I am completely.restored and - owe thanks to the  Peruna. I have recommended this remedy to a large number of my  friends afflicted with the same trouble, and they have verified my good  opinion  of  this  valuable   remedy." '    Catarrh of the bronchial tubes often  very quickly becomes catarrh of the  lungs." Catarrh of the lungs makes  the patient an easy victim to the  germs that cause tuberculosis. Sound  lungs protect themselves against disease germs.  Peruna has acquired a lasting reputation in relieving catarrh of the  throat, bronchial tubes and lungs.  This should prevent the tubercular  bac'lli from gaining any foothold in  the lungs, and saves the patient from  the inevitable result. ���������  ASK YOUR DRUGGIST FOR FREE  f   Mr.. Wickcliffe' R. Smith, Editor of  The Potlatch Herald, formerly principal of the Schools at Cameron, lda-  I ho, writes:  ' - - -  "For some time I suffered with "catarrh-of the throat, and bronchial  tubes. I tried many remedies, but  could find nothing that would give  me relief. "  "Finally I tried Peruna.- Three bottles cured me,'made me sound and  well. I believe it will do as much  for others'as it did for me. I shall be  glad- to recommend it to those Buffering with catarrh."  PERUNA  ALMANAC    FOR - 1908.  Where all else fails  use  Spavin Cure  Bone Spavin, Ringbone, Splint, Blood and Bog Spavin, Thoronghpin,  Curb, Capped Hock, especially if of long standing and obstinate���������will  not yield to ordinary liniments or blisters.. ,  - KENDALL'S SPAVIN CURE is on extraordinary rrmedy that gives  extraordinary results. It cures old, stubborn cases liat m-T.y times  veterinaries have given up���������takes away every sign of lameness���������does not  scar or kill the hair���������and leaves the horse sound and smooth.  Bnm-rOf Man, Sept. 'o4  ���������" I have nteC, Kendall's Spavin Cure for ������ yean-."  and it never faded ml once."      JOHN McXBNNA.  Write lot noted book^'Treatise On The Horse"���������something worth knowing on  every pare. Seat frto. Kendall's Spavin Cute is sold by dealets ercrywherc at  91.abottlt-fl.erM. "N 33  OR. B. J. KENDALL CO.,  -^ 33  CN083URO FALLS, VERMONT, U.S A.  For outdoor work,  for every day wear,  for walking and  driving, Elmira Felt  Shoes are-the warm-  i^ading est, easiest, lightest  Dealers   and   most   COttlfort-  34  able of all footwear.  The trade mark, shown above,  is on the sole of every genuine  Blmira Felt Shoe and Slipper,  Look for it -whenever you buy.  / To Tunnel Mont Blanc  The war of tunnels Is on ln the Alps  Tbe completion of tbe Slmplon routo,  followed by the tunneling of tho Bernese Obcrland, now In progress, has  revived discussion ln France and Italy  of the project for a great series of tunnels under Mont Blanc and the Juras.  Tho object vould be to prevent the diversion of tnitllc toward tho valley of  the Rhine, engineers have calculated  that a tunnel of about eight miles  length would suffice to penetrate the  giant of thc Alps. Tbe cost Is placed  at $12,000,000, that of piercing tho Jams at $23,000,000. The cost for ap-  P'oaches to the Mont Blanc tunnel ts  estimated at $3,000,000. The shortening of the route between tho English  channel and northern Italy would bo  only sufficient to savo two hours' timo  on tbe railroad, but tho friends of tho  project expect that theso two hours  would surely give to France the truffle  that sho now loses,-Youth's Companion.  iB^PiiiiiWi^B  THE    PEDUI    PEOPLE  Steel  Side-Walla  for Modern fiomes.  Faf wnw wood, platter or paptr ta bttutr���������  Jwiptrfedly���������Dr������rlvrfMm������-������py coIoi-kImim���������  Um loomi REALLY uniuiy���������gtvei ptoiadlo*.  ���������luuit Are���������ihtM *ra tone of Ihe teuotu why YOUR.  hove���������why any modem buUdlngaay wfacfediotild hav*.  PEDLAR SiVUSfti  Cod  liitU���������last ln<fc(!nltily.   Let ui and you tho-  whcle tala m print and pidurtJ.   Tho book h Ire*, ft*.  mild  Tho PEDLAR People BSi1]  Oihaira Kontrtal Ottawa Toronto tondon WUalpatt  '-5.  -'1  ^       i  i!  W,   N.   U.   No.   673.  atHi'amtamaMtJLMjitttisJalsw..        1 Hf iTl ��������� HU Tllill fi WIT J   1 .  STHE    LEDGE,    GREENWOOD,    BRITISH    COLUMBIA.  '.:���������   - '���������-  '-. "' ���������"���������"^ -/r-V. ������������������������������������������������������-^^  9) r  > '  T  /  COUNTY COUNCILLOR  SPEAKS HIS MIND  An  Important Message That Carrier  Conviction  The importance of a statement by  a gentleman in whom the people repeatedly express their confidence by  electing him to a .position of honor  and trust, cannot be .overlooked in a  question of life and death. Life and  health" are unquestionably the most  vital-subjects to eveiy human being  How to letain these concerns alL  " ' Here is; what Bryce Allan, Esq., foi  -. many < years a prominent figure - in  Haldimand County, and a member of  the County Council, says:  "Believe me, I am fully as gratified  to tell you of my recovery, through  ��������� Psychine as -you are to hear of it.  Last fall I became weak, run.down  ��������� and nervous through overwork and  ���������worry, was unfit for work, and had  no appetite, and felt.as if I had lost  all interest in life.', I contracted, a  series of colds from changing 'winter  ���������weather, and gradually my lungs became affected.    I tried lemedy after  "remedy, and a number of doctors prescribed for me, but got no relief. [ I  ��������� began using Psychine. After two  months' treatment I regained my  health and strength. I am sound as  a bell to-day," and give Psychine all  the credit."  BRYCE ALLAN,  ,     ���������' Jarvis, Ont.  Thousands of others have borne similar testimony to tne > power of Psy-  '  chine to not only cure coughs, colds,  -   la grippe, catarrh, bronchitis, chills,  ��������� night sweats,  but  also  consumption  *' and all wasting 'diseases.    It strengthens the stomach, aids 'digestion; and  builds up the entire system.   It is 'a  never-failing remedy. '    "  ' Psychine,   pronounced   Si-keen,   if-  for sale at all drug stores at 50c and  $1.00 per bottle, or at Dr. T. Ar Slo-  cunv Limited, 179 King Street"-west/  . Toronto.  ,      -' '        -    "   -.      '  A QUEER PEOPLE.  Fencing a Continent  A'ter five" years' work ,'the s greai  trans-cont'nental ^ rabbit-proof    fence  -has been completed in West Australia  Its length is 2,036 miles, and.the cost  "of its erection has been very nearlj  $1,250 000.   It is furnished at interval?  ."of five miles with, systems of traps, ir  ' which hundreds  of rabbits are -,cap  ���������tured and destroyed-_ daily.���������Lloyd's  UW-eckly.  "Mind now," said the. Judge, "yor.  " * are sworn to tell the truth, and if you  ���������   do not,- the penitentiary, will- be youi  portion."     '    .' '  The man took the oath and then  -   whispered-to his friend-..  -/'John, I'm afeared it's all up'with  ���������   -you���������the Judge says I've got to tell  vthe truth."  VThat's all right, Jim," said his  friend, with confidence, "I ain't n-wor-  rying about that, kaze you can't "dc  Nit."���������Atlanta Constitution.      - -,  These two desirable'-qualifications,  pleasant to the taste, -and .at the. same  time effectual, are to -be. found in  Mother Grave's Worm Exterminator".  Children like it.      *      "*        -"'."    ,  "A"lecturer should always have an  agreeable voice," - said the -public  speaker.  , "Of' course,"  answered  Miss   Cayenne��������� "Many people attend .lectures  as they attend concerts, not to be en  lightened,  but to have their-nerve?  soothed."���������Washington ' Star. .  HOW'8 this?  We offer One Hundred  Dollars Beward  for any case of Catarrh  that cannot be  cured by Hall's Catarrh Cure.  P. J. CHENEY 4 CO.. Toledo. O.  Wo. the undersigned, have known P. J  Cheney for the last 15 years, and believe  him  perfeotly honorable  in  all   business  transactions and financially able to carry  out any obligations made by his firm.  Waldine, Kinnan & Marvin.  Wholesale Druggists. Toledo, O  Hall's Catarrh Cure is taken internally  acting directly  upo-i  the  blood and  mo  cons surfaces of the system.   Testimonial  sent free.   Price 7J cents per bottlo    Sold  by all Druggists.  - Take Hall's Family  Pills for  constipa  tion.  Manners and Customs of the  Hairy  Ainus of Yezo.  Among the least known people of  the world to-day are the hairy Ainus  of the island of Yezo. 'A traveler  says of them: "The men grow great  beards, of which they are excessively  pioud, and their bodies are thickly  covered with hair, almost like' members of the monkey'tribe. The women grow, no hair on their faces,  but seem to' find a solace for this  imaginary'defect in tattooing mous-  'taches on their lips and often primitive designs on their 'hands and  arms and also "across their foreheads." ' Young unmarried, women  have very- little, tattooing on them,  but once a woman is married her  husband seems to take a pride iii  decorating his bride_with representations of hirsute- adornment. The'  modus operandi'is one which requnes  considerable fortitude on.the part of  the patient, since the crudest form of  tattooingr,iss adopted.1 This consists  of making" a number of incisions in'  the skin with the point of a knife.  A characteristic of the Ainu jrace is  the color of "their skin, which^is of a'  deep bronze or copper color," and in  nowise resembles any other 'of the  Oriental" races  "The* Ainus have no records, written or otherwise, of their, former  history nor of how and whence they  came "to inhabit the island of Yezo.  Legends, however, exist among cer-  tain of the Ainus to the effect that  ''many years ago Yezo was inhabited  by a race of-diminutive people who  were -conquered and apparently exterminated -.by the Ainus. ��������� These  people were called by'* the Ainus  Koro-pok-kuru, or pit,dwellers, owing  to their 'habit of living in' huts constructed over'a-form "of rectangular,  ciruclar or oval shaped pit, many  traces 'of which are still - found in  Yezo and the Kurile islands. ' A few  years ago the present writer also discovered on the Behring.Sea coast of  "Alaska some perfect remains ofa-pit  -dwellers' village, which, is-quite'unlike any settlements,made "to-day by  the Eskimo or Aleut natives of Alaska.  "The' Ainus/ claim .that at; some  remote period-they were themselves  the inhabitants of some far northern  country, and as evidence of this they  cite .their hairy - bodies. J'They :say,  "Why,' if we did not come from,a cold  country, should we need to have skins  like a bear?! It is possible that 'they  did migrate southward from the shores  of'the Behring Sea either-by-the way  of the" Aleutian islands or along the  coasts of Kamchatka-, and* the Kuriles.  ."Like certain other northern races,  the Ainus have no'* religion."-' .They  have-no'.knowledge of a "supreme being and no belief in"-a future state.  Mr. Landor,, who questioned , many  natives on various.subjects,-was once  scornfully-told by one of them, that  'the Ainus are taught - nothing and'  they know nothing.' This exactly describes the state,in which they,'live.;.'  LIFE ON THE OCEAN WAVE.  of  'After a concert at Manchester, England, Joachim,. the great violinist,  whose death occurred recently, ���������as  at the rai'way station waiting for a  train.  A respectable looking man, apparently a .navvy in his best clothes.  paced at his side awhile watching him  with close interest. Finally he asked for a light and got it. As he drew  at his pipe to get it started he looked  Joachim full in the face. Then just  as he was about to go on, he tapped  the violinist's chest impressively.  "But PaganLii was the man," said  he.  Joachim used to say, declares the  narrator of this story, that he never  felt so sma'l in his life. Whole pages  of learned musical criticism had never  begun to whittle him down so fine���������  Youth's Companion.  She���������Why, no. The stolen Gainsborough was not a hat���������it was a picture.  Her Husband���������Oh, I thought from  the value it was a hat.���������Town and  Country.  You have heard of biscuits���������and  read ofbiscuits���������and eaten biscuits���������  but you don't know biscuits���������until  you try Mooney'a Perfection Cream  Sodas. They are everything that  the ideal biscuits should be.  The air-tight, ���������moisture-proof  package bring! them U you fresh, 1  crisp, inviting. I  Practically every grocer in Canada  has MOONEY'S. Yours will get  them if you ask. ��������� In i U % lb. pkgs.  For Next Education Bill.  Every parish clergyman 6f the Established Church.. in - England nnd  Wales is being circularized by the  Marquess of Salisbury,' who pleads for  the formation of a branch-cf "The  "Parents' League for the Assertion and  Maintenance of the Eight of Parents  to Determine the Character o* the  Religious -Teaching of Their Children." -.*".' ..   ,   f  Lord Salisbury, who is president of  the league, proceeds:  ' ''The education crisis is so acute,  the' attack to be delivered;upon de-.  nominational schools so .imminent,  the danger which threatens ;the religious basis of society so serious, -that,  no time should be lost in organizing  our forces.  "At such a moment are the parents  wishes to be unheard? Is-their essential authority over the teaching of  their children to be ignored? If not,  I am sure you will agree that a Parents' League such as is now being  organized is most necessary."  Accompaning the circular is a-  poperof instructions to those engaged in the formation of branches, from  which we gather that persons who are.  not parents may be enrolled as "as-  ���������sociates" at 4d., while parents will  pay 6d. These sums may be reduced  if the local branch so determines.-  The objects, of the league are stated to be "the assertion .and the maintenance, so far as is practicable, of  the right of parents to determine the  character' of the religious teaching of  their children in the schools ol the  country, and to have such teaching  given by teachers who are qualified  and believe in what they teach."  "Phantom Hounds.  Conan Doyle's "Hound of the Bas-  kervilles," a "fearsome animal,"-is  said to have its origin in the legends  of packs of spectral hounds which are  popular in various parts of England  and Wales. In the north of England  these apparitions are known as "Gabriel's hounds," in Devon the "Wisk,"  "Yest," or "Heath hounds," in Wales  "Cron Annwn" or "Own Wybir" and  in Cornwall the "Devil's Dandy dogs."  They are supposed to be evil spirits  hunting the bouIs of the dead. Generally they are only heard and seem  to be passing swiftly along in the  air, as they usually choose cloudy  nights for the pursuit of their prey.  Their yelping is said to be terrific,  resembling the note of a bloodhound.  All of which tends to show that the  origin of these legends of goblin  hounds is to be found in the terrifying noises mado by flocks of wild  geese.  Veteran   Commander   Tells   Story  Forty-Three Years' Service.  Forty-three years' sea-service in the  mercantile marine' must be quite exceptional. Yet that is the record of  Capt. Simpson, commander of the  Aberdeen White Star liner Morrvirn  During that long period'he has h\K  o i one occasion spent a Christmas at  home, and the sailing of-.the, Moravian the other day disposes ��������� of his  chance of passing the, approaching  Yule-tide in these islands. But such  a circumstance in no sense represents  a grievance. The commanders of regular liners ore quite content to take  their luck in such a matter, and fixed  sailings must naturally be'independent of high days and holidays. One  of the most astonishing features, of  Capt. Simpson's career is that,, while  he has made no fewer than 75 round  voyages to the Antipodes���������with only  ^one exception, sailing frorn London to  Sydney ,���������-he has never been shipwrecked and has never had a "man  washed ovtrboard. Further, also with  one exception, every voyage'has been  made under the flag of the Aberdeen-  White Star Line. >- ��������� t, ��������� ��������� ������������������\  Sailormen are always shy, and Capt.  Srmpsrm, like a tiue seaman, .has-a  hatred - of personal advertisement.  Yet it has boen possible to obtain  some'details of a career which,'if it  may not be wholly unique, is' one of  peculiar interest. To go back forty  years or more is to pass in review the  astonishing changes which have come  over the means of communication between" the* Mother Country and the  Colonies.-.' Capt. Simpson, of course,  began his experience in sailing ship  days.(- He served liis time on a 'well-  known ' clipper ship,_, the Queen of  Nations., In those days the tea clip-  psrs.-with the first'of the new season's  tea,', raced home; from China, carrying those'"fancy" sails from which  they got''an 'extra knot or two in-a  favoring breeze.    - ���������"'        - ��������� '   ,    -  'At that period, or a little earlier,  the China seas were by no means  clear, of the,Celestial,pirate. The old  Queen of Nations, when Jn the China  trade, was armed" with half .a'dozen  long brass-12-pounders. It suggests  that, these eastern - pirates . were no  mean'foa, cfor' this"'-was; precisely the  "same armament that Lord Dundonald  boasted when he "captured a French  'frigate * with-: his -little- brig, . the  Trusty.- These halftdozen.l2-pounders  were, of course, not needed in the  Australian trade. To-day Capt Simpson is ���������the senior commander of the  Aberdeen-White Star������"Line steamers.  'Before he got to that position he  served as" mate on the Aberdeen, the  owners'" first boat to possess triple  expansion engines."- ���������'< -   '��������� . ���������   ,-  ���������'. He-had.' fourteen colonial voyages  in command- of the steamship Australasian, .among his passengers.on one  oi-these trips-being, James Anthony  Froude. When the trouble broke' out  in the Soudan, it was Capt. Simpson's  ship which conveyed from Sydney to'  Suakim the contingent contributed by  New South Wales. He was the first-  master, in fact, "to leave an' Australian ��������� port with colonial troops anxious to fight for the .Mother Country.  -He spent six .months in supervising  -the building of the steamship Thermopylae, at Aberdeen, and afterwards  sommanded that vessel. He was destined to-make'no fewer than 15 voyages in her. 'The Thermopylae,, of  co.urse, perpetuates the memory of  one of the "fastest sailing ships which  .the world ��������� has ever seen, and which  ran under the flag'of the Aberdeen  Line.' Later,"Capt. Simpson superin-  tended_the building of.the Moravian,  his present ship, and in L her he has  made"*22 voyages to Australia and  back. "        ,     /  WILL HELP MANY HERE  NOTED AUTHORITY ALSO GIVES  A SIMPLE  P.iESCRIPTION  Tells the Readers of This Paper How  To Prepare the Mixture at Home  And Other Advioa  Now. is'the time when the, doctor  gets busy, and the patent medicine  manu'acturers reap the haivest, unless great care is taken to dress  warmly-and keep the feet diy. This  is the j advice of an old eminent authority, who says that Rheumatism  and Kidney tiouble weather is here,  and also tells us what to do in case  of tan attack. -   -  Get from any good prescription  pharmacy one-half ounce Fluid Extract Dandelion, one ounce Compound  Kargon, three ounces Compound Syrup Saisapanlla. Mix it by shaking  in a; bottle and, take a teaspoonful  after meals > and at bedtime.  .Just' try 'this simple home-made  mixture at'the first sign of Eheuma-  tism, or. if your back aches or you  feel that the kidneys aie not acting  just right. This is said to be a splendid kidney regulator, and almost certain lemedyifor all forms of Rheumatism, which is caused by uric acid in  the 'blood which the kidneys fail to  filter out. Anyone can easily prepare  this at home and at small cost  Druggists in this town and vicinity,  when shown the prescription, stated  that they can either supply these ingredients, or, if our readers prefer,  they will compound thc mixture for  them.  Thero was a poor Vermont art stir-  dent who shared' a studio-bedroom  with a journalist from Wisconsin.  ^The Vermonter went out one morning to ,do the "market'ng and brought  home' two chops. He ,laid them on  the table and tlie cat leaped up and  devoured���������'one.-  "Hang it," he.said;to his Wisconsin friend,.-"the cat. has eaten your  chop."���������Washington Stai.  " They Cleanse the System Thoroughly .���������Parmelee's' Vegetable Pil's clear  the stomach and bowels of bilious  matter, cause the excretory vessels to  throw off impurities from the blood  into the bowels and expel the deleterious mass from the body. They  db'this without pain or inconvenience  to -the patient, who speedily realizes  their good offices as soon as they begin to take effect. They have strong  recommendations from a'l kinds of  people. -,!_ -  "Spacer oufof"a.job? Why, I.  thought he -was - running a fashion  department in    .woman's magazine."  "Yes, but hz caused the magazine  to "036 so many subscribers they fired  him." '  "How in the world did that happen?" . -  "Why, tne lobster-headed his column 'New Wrinkles.for Women'."���������  The Wasp.  Minard's Liniment Cures Colds, &c.  "When he gets,a'chance to stand  up and address an* audience he seems  to be perfectly happy."     -  "Not perfectly, happy. He cant  help wishing that he was part of the  audience at the sanie'time, so that he  might applaud himself as he deserved."���������Philadelphia Press,  MODERN MEDICINES-  Coolies  In South Africa.  Sir Alexander]  Hosie,   Commercial  Attache   to   the 'British   Legation   at  Pekin, says that many of the provinces of China have a surplus population, and their labor is a valuable  export from ' China,   bringing  in- return into the country the profits derived  from  foreign lands.      Kwang-  tung and Fuh-kien are the great emigration   provinces,    but ' Chihli   and  Shantung,    principally    the    former,  have supplied nearly all the coolies  for South Africa, and it may be interesting to give here a summary of  the emigration up to Jan. 31, 1907.  The total number of coolies shipped  fiom China to South Africa was 63,'-  811, the total number landed at Durban was 63,563, the total distributed  to mines was 63,206,   and   the  total  employed on Jan. 31, 1907, was 53,-  828.   Up to the same date deaths numbered 2,005, repatriated by purchase  1,433, repatriated as physically unfit,  3,976, repatriated   by   state  aid 766,  while   99 were   undergoing  terms   of  imprisonment.     The -percentage   of  wastage of the number distributed to  the mines amounted to 14.99 per cent.  Of   the   total   number  which  sailed  from China 62,070 were from the north  and 1,741 from the south.   The total  amount paid by the Chamber of Mines  Labor Importation Agency in China  to the families and relatives of the  emigrants'   b"   the  allotment system  ti June 30, 1907. was $1.112.558.05., a  sum which of course represents only  a part of the miners' savings.  No sane"mother would wish herself  treated under the conditions of medicine or surgery of half a century ago.  Why then should she give her little  one the old-fashioned medicines of  half a century ago, which more likely  than not contain poisonous opiates  that cannot cure the child, but merely drugs it into temporary insensibility. Baby's Own Tablets is a  modern medicine prepared with all  the care and skill of modern medical  science. And the mother who gives  this medicine to her child has the  guarantee of a Government analyst  that it does not contain one particle  of opiate or poisonous soothing stuff.  This medicine cures all the minor ailments of little ones, and makes baby  a healthy, laughing, happy child.  Sold by all medicine dealers or by  mail at 25 cents a box from The Dr.  Williams' Medicine Co., Brockville,  Ont.'  CANADA TO SUPPLY TIMBER TO  THE  WORLD  The 'general increase in the price of  wood for the past few years has had  the effect .oi turning public attention  to the timber supply in general. To  many, the increase ,m prices is sufficiently explained by saying that  there is a combine among lumber  produceis and manufacturers. But,  independent of the possible existence  of any combine, a deeper cause underlies the increase in prices, and the  cause, is this, that timber is becoming  haider and hauler for the manufacturer to get. Greater and greater  economy and use of materials formerly considered as waste is being introduced into the manufacture of wood,  but in spite of it all the price of logs  is going up, owing to higher wages  that have to be paid, greater distances  the logs have to be brought and many  other reasons.^ ' -s  Not in America alone is the scarcity of timber^being felt; it has become a world-wide question. Only  seven countries in the world are now  in a position to export timber. , In  Europe there are five, namely: Austro-  -Hungary, Norway, Sweden, - Finland  and Russia; in America there are two,  namely: Canada and- the United  States. But Russia, Austro-Hungary  and the United States are-increasing  their population and developing their  industries so fast that they cannot  long continue to be exporting countries. The timber of Norway is threatened with excessive cutting. Germany,  where the practice of forestry has  been brought to the greatest perfection, has never been able to supply  home demands, and is a heavy importer. . *  Canada', Sweden and .Finland are  left, and theirsupply is hopelessly deficient for the~world. If Canada were  to attempt to supply the United States  alone, its entire timber area would  be cut off and denuded in the course  of a very few years���������probably less  than a decade.  Various estimates of Canada's for-  .est land have been given. Eight hundred million acres was a few- years  ago accepted as pretty near the truth;  but considerng the damage caused by  fire and other destructive agencies,  it is doubtful 'if the ex'sting forests  cover half that area. To keep this  area in its most productive state, thus  enabling it "to meet the demand as  far as possible and to produce the  largest revenue, .is the problem set  those in control of.these areas, and  the protection of the forests against  fire and other dangers and their proper management under forestry methods is the only way in which this  can be effected.  GREEN T������A  The Same Character as Japan Teat, butt  infinitely More Delicious  IEAD PACKETS ONLY B,AndLte.,d4Lcabe^6docLapbeer, ifr AT ALL GROCERS '  Why  Not  Overalls  [   Signals of Distress  Backache and headache-^-'  swollen hands and feet���������  constant desire to urinate^���������  shooting pains through, hips  ;���������painful joints���������PJbeuma-  tism-7-all of these are  nature's calls for help. They  mean kidney trouble. It  may be that tie kidneys are  weak, strained or diseasedr''1  Don't delay.  TAKE GIN PILLS  i  They give strength to weak kidneys  ���������heel the affected parte���������aeutraliza .  uric acid���������soothe the irritated bladder  ��������� and cure every trace of kidney"  trouble. GinPillsaresoldonapositiva  guarantee to completely cure or money  refunded. '50c. a box���������6 for ������2.50.  Sent on receipt of price if yoar dealer  does not handle them. too  BOLE DRUQ CO., WlMNIMEO. IU%  HAND   AND   ARM   ENDANGERED  Zam-Buk Arrests Blood  Poison  Neglect a cut or scratch and it may  turn to blood poisoning. Mr. Joseph  Lalibertie, of 34 Artillerie Street,  Quebec, says: "I cut one of my fingers on a rusty piece of tin'and had no  idea it would become so serious, but  in two days blood poison had set in  and my fingers became terribly discolored, and my hand and arm swollen. I was alarmed and began using  one ointment after another but none  relieved me. I wa3 about to consult  a doctor when a friend advised me to  try Zam-Buk. This I did. Zam-Buk  began by drawing out the inflammation and in one week the wound was  nicely healed. I feel so grateful for my  speedy 'cure that I unhesitatingly  give my testimonial to the merits of  Zam-Buk."     .._ .  Zam-Buk cures.Cuts, Burns, Chapped Hands, Chafings, Cold Sores, Itch,  Chilblains, Eczema, Eunning Sores,  Sore Throat, Bad Chest, Eingworm,  Piles (blind or bleeding), Bad Leg, Inflamed Patches, Rheumatism, Neuralgia, Sciatica, Abscesses and all diseased, injured and irritated conditions  of the skin. Of all druggists and  stores, 50c, or postpaid upon receipt  of price, from Zam-Buk Co., Toronto.  In Harlem  "Have you any children?" demanded the landloid. '  "Yes," replied the would-be tenant, solemnly, "six���������all in -the cemetery."  "Better there than here," said the  landlord, consolingly, and proceeded  to execute the desired lease.  In due time the children roturned  from the cemetery, whither they had  been sent to play, but it was too late  to annul the contract.���������Judge.  ������  Tt"Eeaches the Spot.���������There are few  remedies before the public tiday as  efficacious in removing pain and''in  allaying and preventing pulmonary  disorders" as Dr. Thomas' Eclectric  Oil. It has demonstrated its powers  in thousands of instances and a large  number of testimonials as to its great  value as a medicine could be got were  there occasion for it. It is for sale  everywheie.  "What do you like best at school,  my boy?"  "The recess."���������Pittsburg Leader.   -  Two ladies who had not seen each  other for years recently met in the  street. They recognized each other  after a time, and their recognition  was cordial.  "So delighted to see you again.  Why, you are scarcely altered."  "So glad; and how little changed  you are. Why, how long is it since  we met?"  "About ten years."  "And why have you never been to  see me?"  "My dear, just look at the weather  we have had."���������Tit-Bits.  Hubby���������I honestly think I'm going  to have appendicitis.  Wifey���������I honestly think I'm going  to have a new hat, and your old appendicitis can -wait.  Just the Thing That's Wanted.���������A  pill that acts upojn the stomach and  yet is so compounded that certain ingredients of it preserve their power  to act upon the intestinal canals; so  as to clear them of excreta, the retention of which cannot but be hurtful, was long looked for by the medical profession. It was found in  Parmelee's Vegetabe Pil's, which are  the result of much expert study, and  are scientifically prepared as a laxative and an alternative in one.  "And now, ��������� Uncle Ezra," she said  just before the guests Had begun to  arrive, "please.remember not to eat  your pie with your knife."  "All right, Lizzie, but I wish you'd  tell that young woman that waits on  the table to give me an extry spoon."  ���������Chicago Record-Herald.  Minard's  therla.  Liniment-  Cures    Diph-  Cheer Up! '  "George,'' said the bride of a year,  "you have broken every one of the  good resolutions you made during our  courtship." "Well, don't let a little  thing like that worry you, dear," replied her husband. "I can make  others just as good."���������Chicago Daily-  News.  When aH other corn preparations  fail, try Holloway's Corn Cure. No  pain whatever, and no inconvenience  in using it.  UNCLE SAM'S CAMELS.  Over  NOTHING SERIOUS.  "Do you think horse racing a  crime?"  "Sure."  "But you owned a string of horses  last season."   .  "That's, just it. 1 was referring to  the way in which my horses raced."  ���������Philadelphia Ledger.  Iiiiiisiii  li'hfiONEVf-ftlieUl.T/A/WNOY^GC^i;  Oldest British Peer.  Tho oldest British peer is Lord  Gwydyr, aged 97. He was five years  old at tho time of the battle of Waterloo and enjoys the distinction, probably unique, of being the only person now living who .was present at  tho coronation of four monarchs. It  is related of this venerable individual  that when a boy ten years old he  went from the gardens oi Gwydyr  House, Whitehall, to the Speaker's  step at Westminster in his grandfather's state barge, manned by .liveried  oursmen, and was present in Westminster Abbey "when the crown was  placed on the head of George, IV.,"  acting'as a page to bis grandfather.  Lord Gwydyr.  Inclusive.  Prcscott, tho historian, possessed a  quiet and quaint humor. Mme. M. 8.  van de Velde gives an instance of it  In "Random Recollections." Mr. Pres-  cott was taking a foreign visitor for a  walk in Boston Common one Sunday.  , The special object of the stroll was  (0 see the fountain in the frog pond.  When the two arrived at the spot they  found the water Bhut off.       ?  Oh," said Prcscott disconsolately,  >y way of apology, "I knew little boys  vore not allowed to play on the Sab-  jath, but I did not know that foun-  ains wore not ponnitted to do so,"  Lions  Held  Up  Station.  Lecturing at Melbourne on East  Africa, Mr. V. M. Newland, for several years a resident in Uganda, told  an amusing lion story.  Simba, one of the stations on the  Uganda railway, is the home of the  lion. Lost year traffic became disorganized through a troop of lions  "holding up" the station. The following telegrams from the stationmaster  were the result:  Urgent: Traffic manager.   Lion on  platform    Please instruct'guard and  driver to advance cautiously, without  signalling; guard   advise   passengers;  not get out hero.  One man  injured  six o'clock    by  lion.    Sent   to  hospital    by trolley.  Please   send   ball   cartridges;   bjonk ���������  cartridges no good,  ^xtra" urgent: Pointsman surround-  'pi'by two lions.. Has succeeded in  climbing to top of telegraph pole near  water  tank.    Immediate  succor" imperative.  Special of Secretary of Administration is in dead siding, where he just  fnow shot one lion.--London Doily  Mail.  Minard's Liniment Co., Limited.  Sirs,���������I have used your MINARD'S  LINIMENT for the past 25 years and  whilst I have occasionally used other  liniments, I can safely say that I have  never used any equal to yours.  If rubbed between the hands and  inhaled frequently, it will never fail  to cure cold in the head in twenty-  four hours.  It is also tho Best for bruises,  sprains, etc. "yours truly,  Dartmouth. J.  G.  LESLIE.  ENGLI8H 8PAVIN LINIMENT removeii  all hard, soft or calloused lamps ana  blemishes from horses, blood spavin,  ourbs, splints, ringbone, sweeney, stifles,  sprains, sore and swollen throat, coughs,  eto. Bave $50 by use of one bottle. Warranted the most wonderful Blemish Cure  ever known.  Mamma (at breakfast table)���������You  should always use your napkin,  Georgie.  Georgie���������I'm using it, mamma. I  havo the dog tied to the leg of the  table w'th it.  An orange tree in full bearing has  been known to produce 15,000 oranges.  A Breakfast Table Problem,  If there is one thing thnt has,prevented u large number of our! nou-  veaux riches becoming motorists It Is  the stumbling block that lies In the  correct pronunciation of the word  chauffeur. I always wrlto "shuvyer"  and try and pronounce It accordingly  with a humorous smile. This Is a.  very good way of getting out of the  difficulty and avoids all tho various  "shofur," "shefoor" nud "showfewer*;  ������nd tho hundred other wrong ways  joesible.-Owen John in Autocar.  ...  In the vicinity of Germantown there  lived a worthy old Quaker lady and  her son John, who were once called  upon to entertain a numbor of ladies  at dinner during quarterly meeting.  As John'began to carve the broiled  chickens he entered upon a flowery  speech of welcome, but in the midst of  his��������� flattering utterances, his- mother,  who was somewhat deaf, piped up  from the other end of the table:  "You needn't be praising of 'em  up, John. I'm afraid they're a lot of  tough old hen's, every one of 'em."���������  Lippincott's.        "  Minard's Liniment cures Distemper.  The American Author.  The chief thing In the average American novel is the amazing vitality of  the author. He writes always at the  top of bis voice, His strenuousness Is  unceasing. The reader can almost see  the swollen veins on his forehead, the  tight drawn mouth and flashing eye.  It is do it or die. And he never knows  where to stop. With his feverish anxiety to make points lie does not seem  to realize whenhe has achieved his  purpose and frequently fizzles out InP  effectively. He has ideas. He has  vast quantities of material. He has n  command of lnnguage, n fatal fluency  that frequently leads to his downfall,  for he lacks a sense of values. He  lacks self restraint. He is full of  tricks and artfulness, but he Is not an  artist���������London Saturday Review.  Well Preserved.  "I told Miss Knox today," said he,  "thnt the ouly word that properly described you was'peach.'"  "Indeed?" replied Miss Bute.  "I suppose she said something 'real nice,' as  usual?"  ,   "Well, she said: 'I Bnppose that la  I the proper word.    At any rate  oho  1 looks  well prcscrxftL' *i- -   -  Chance   Meeting   of  Two   Men   on   a  Street Corner.  "I beg your pardon," said the man  In the plaid suit, "but isn't your name  Nelson?"  "Yes, sir," answered the other, a  jpare, elderly, gray haired man, with a  black mustache, whom be had accost  ed at a street corner.  "Flavius J. Nelson?"  "Yes, sir."  "Used to live In Mendota about forty-seven years ago?"  "Yes. sir."  "Your father had a team of ponies he  called Duke and Diamond. Is that  right?"  "Yes, sir."  "Well, well! You've changed some,  of course, In all that time, but !  thought I couldn't be mistaken. I  wonder if I've passed entirely out of  >our recollection. 1 Do yon remember  a barefoot boy with a wart on his nose  lhat lived across the street from your  bouse?"  "Why, I can't exactly say I recall"r  "Had a stump tall dog that was al  ways following him around."  "I seem to remember the dog, but"���������  "Used to go out hazelnutting with  you every fall. Slipped Into old  Smith's orchard once, and be chased us  out with a shotgun. Didn't stop running till we got home."  "I recollect old Smith and his orchard, but that's all."  "Remember Maggie Johnson and  how we had a fight over her once because she rode home on my sled Instead of yours?".  "I remember Maggie, but I've forgotten all about the fight"  "Well, you'll remember my name,  anyhow���������Jimmy Larkln?"  "Larson?"  "No; Larkln-Jimmy Larkln. Why,  man alive"��������� '  "Any relation to the Lark.ns that  used to drive a dray around town?"  "I never heard of any Lnrklus that  used to drive a dray around town. I'm  'talking about tho Larkln family that  lived right across the street from you  In Mendota forty-sev"���������  "Mendota? I thought you said Aurora."  "Oh, you did, did you? Then how  about the stump tail dog yon seem to  remember? How about Maggie Johnson and old Smith? How about youi  name being Flavins J. Nelson?t Now  thnt I look at yon closer I see I* mad*  n mistake. Your name is probably  Montmorency Mnrgatroyd or Pete McGinn's, and you're hnvlng a little fun  with a stranger. If ever I meet the  real Flavius Joseplms Nelson I'M apologize to him for thinking ho couJd evoi  have grown to look like the lean, withered up, goggle eyed, dyed musrtached,  razor faced, gimlet nosed old pllgarl'c  I mistook for him. No harm dona, ait  So long."���������Chicago Tribune.  A Government Experiment of  - Half a Century Ago.'  How many modern readers of our  newspapers ever knew that Uncle Sam  once engaged in the camel business"to'  provide transportation across the burning sands? In 1S53 congress appropriated $30,000 for the purchase aud importation of camels, looking to the use  of that animal as an aid to army  transportation across what was then  popularly called the Great American  desert, embracing-California,. Arizona,  New Mexico and the greater part of  northern Texas. Congress was influenced "to take this action because of  the successful use of the camel In  semiclvilized warfare by the French in  Algeria and by tbe British in the  orient  It fell to the lot of Jefferson Davis,  then secretary of war and later the  president of the Confederacy, to carry  ont the wishes of congress. He detailed Lieutenant (after Admiral) D. D.  Porter, U. S. N., and Major Henry C  Payne, U. S. A., to proceed to northern  Africa and Asia Minor to buy the  beasts. The expedition brought back  seventy-five camels, one drove of thirty-one being shipped in the naval store  ship Supply and another of forty-one  In the United States warship Suwanee.  Both vessels landed their live cargoes  at Indianola, Tex., Feb. 10, 1S57.  They were driven thence to Camp  Yerde In the care of three Arab camel drivers, who were brought ont for  thc purpose under a year's contract  That year, in response to a request  from the senate, Secretary Davis mado  an elaborate report of the expedition,  which was subsequently published -na  nn illustrated volume of 300 pages.  The experiment was not a success. Its -  failure- was attributed to the fact that  thc camels became footsore and stalled ns soon as they attempted .to travel  over the rocky country outside the  sandy plains, and It ended in the release of the animals ln the Colorado  desert to shift for themselves. Thero  the camels thrived and multiplied. Ono "  of tbe herds contained over'100 head.  The miners and prospectors, howev--  er, did cot take L.ndly to their presence, because they stampeded pack animals and other domesticated stock  whenever they came ln sight It resulted finally in a war of extermination being waged against them as common nuisances, and what few escaped  that raid were slaughtered by the Arizona Indians for their flesh. Although  this experiment with tho camel as a  beast of burden fulled, it was probably  due to a misuse of the animal rather  than to any natural shortcoming ln it,  as its great valuo a������ a harden bearer  ln Africa and Asia Is undoubted.���������Dca-  .ver Field and Farm,  WHEN  APPETITE  It is bocnuse your food doet  not dlgost properly. Your  stomach, liver and bowels nood  strengthening. Don't neglect  the  dangor-signal  n  mmmmmimmmmm  Mm<Mmw*HMUU immiHiiuMiii iiiiiumliu���������mmihiii hu umiiuann��������� >,'"* \  TnE    LEDGE,    GREENWOOD.    BRITISH    COLUMBIA.  ���������<?  ,\'iiM  '. "H^i.iiitiniii'iiuii'iiiiiHiiiiii'iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiniir/fo  , ;i      try "j ir-JVMi /f������  j  i CONTRACTOR  n  ND B01LDEI  lie.ik-r in  :     Windows, Doors, ������  Turned Work and    ]  I- Inside Finish. I  'f SMMiU'.SJWICK, KTC. |  MANITOBA |  i Wood Fibre Plaster |  ;- PHONE   65 ,g  ^!;!i;,vi,,,:-i,;,i:ii;iii;iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiniiiiiiiiiiiimiiliiiiiiii#  Ladysmith  Ti.i- i-c'l ,-i|i|)fiiiiteil workiii<������iiiiiii's  ii-iii-l in ihe city. The finest of  ' ..:���������-, s'lirki'd with ihe best Wines,  Linin-i-s.and Cigars. Lighted with  i-'l.-i-ti'i-ity. Hot and cold ballis.  1,'atcs: Board and Room, Jl a day  OLA  Lot's I'A I)   -   -   i'llOk'KlETO!*.  ~ J 11  Gr/eentiiood, B. C  The r'ilv-1 hotel in the city, and still  under tin; Mime management. Rooms  comfortable, meals pqiial to any in the  citv. and tin* lw spnplies only the best.  Corner of Greenwood unci Government  strec-t.s.-  J, Mr\ Nelson  T^EJffOT-lT HOUSE  Nelson. B. C, is run on the  the American and European  plan. Nothing yellow about  the house except the gold in  p-e safe.  MeJorje   <Sc   Tnegilius  .'%^^%%V&^'&^&^!v^'  One Way Colonist Rales  Eastern Canada to  ALUEJiTA   AND  BRITISH  COLUMBIA  Toronto  Ilraiitford  f'ni'lpli  London  I ialt  $46.05  ������00.10  a  ft  Ki'llgptOIl       -       -       -  ():r.".wa, via Port Arthur and Sault Ste  "Marie     -    -    -    -   851.40  O't.nva, via  Chicago   852.45  ii>( al  nn  i  :U.wu.  X. B. j'  r:  852.70  S25.00  SCO. 95  SO.'}.-to  ::i.-ix      -     -     -  I "��������� rri-spr.ndingly low rates  rates from all intermediate  points. Tickets on sale Feb-  2'Kh to April 2Ilth, 190S.  &  For particulars will  on local  n  0  0  agents or address  ,s. moi:. i>- p. a., NoiHon.  C. II. McIMUBIlSON, (J. T. A.,-  wimiiiiofr, SJiiii.  ^&,**.s%,'%.*2!,'$sG*/%/!h^ii<'%- %/W*iSQ/%i  K^ii/'^OOO  1 f ������^iiii^^  OKI). V. WKI.r.S,  rrojn-li'loi-.  nelson, E. ������  It. TOMKINSJ  First-class in everything.  Steam heat,  electric   light,  ��������� private   baths.     Telephone  _in every room.   Finest lava-  Lories  in   B.   0.    Firsl:-cla:-s  bar and barber shop.  Orchestra everv evening  during dinner hours.  -'Mils meets all trains.    *  .MI.sr.lt \ I, ACT  Certificate of Improvements  .vono:  ' \AH\n ffniw J-'r.K llonnl"nnrl "Little J-'rmik'  .Mini nl fi- .ii.., -tiin .ln.lii  (In: (irci-iiwunil  Vliiln ' lln i'''li ufYiili! DNtricf.   Where lu-  i-..i( ���������!:   In ��������� -lei .'iii-Ji Ciiniii on Mini On-olt,  '1-��������� '   !"  - o'" (.'!���������: flint  I,  SyiliKy M. .lolilisnri,  h -.Till  fni' ,l(i.-,i-|i|i ./.  Mi-Diiil'II, l-'n-c  ..���������' ,.��������� - (i- tiiniiii: jVi). IUi'I'.'ii.Jiiii.-ikI i*lxty iIiiva  l, .,, .|, >J .r< li. ii-nf, foiiri|i|y In tin; Mlnlnif Iii'-  ,.,,,-,-,., f,,r ,i ( vi Hf-iMtii nf liii|'ii'iivulii(iiit-), for tin:  i,,,i ;'.,.(���������.if ni.iiiliiliijrit (Yiitvn Ornrittotht! nliou-  v'cl' riiilli''!- Idl.c iioIImj flint, iu-lloii, uiiiliir  ri-i'n.ih ,,7, iriiHl fin rfiiiimi'lii'C'l lii-foro tIiol-ti.il  ,..,,, ��������� (,r -im.'Ii t crll/lciit.'i)f Iinprovi;in������'������iIh.  HARDY & CO.  General Merchants, Midway, B. C.  Hay and Grain always  on hand. Sleighs and  Wao-ons and Implements  of all kinds carried in  stock. The very best  goods   at-right   prices,  STAEKEY & CO.  '    NliLSON, Ii. C.     .  WHOLESALE  DEaLKRS  IN  Produce   and   Provisions  J. E. Cameron.  Leading Tailor of the  ��������� Kootenays.  Sandon, B. C.  The Hotel Slocan  Three Forks, II. C, is .the leading  hotel of the city. Mountain trout  and game dinners a specialty.  'Rooms reserved by telegraph.  Hugh Hiyen, Prop  Is the home for all tourists  and millionaires visiting New  Denver.   British; Columbia.  HENRY   STEGE.   PROPH  of thc Mainland Cigar can be  seen all over British Columbia.  Made in Vaucouver by "Win.  Tietjcn, and sold on the road  by Nat. Darling.  BULBS  From France, Holland and Japan.  SEEDS, TREES, PLANTS  For fall planting. Reliable varieties at reasonable'prices. Fertilizers, Bee Supplies, Spray Pumps,  Spraying Material, Cut Flowers,  etc. Oldest established nursery on  the mainland of 13. ��������� C. Catalogue  free.  M. J. HENRY  3010 Wi'HtuiinstiM- ISmiil,   VANCOtfVEIS.  The Gfeentuood Branch  Nelson  Iron Works  Ts now  prepared to make  all kinds of Iron, Brass or  v.  Copper    Caslrnjjs.     First-  class    work    guaranteed.  Geo. 1W. Holt,   manager.  Arlington Hotel  The Arlington Bar contains  all the best brands of wines,  liquors and Cigars on the  market. Open day and night  Dempsey & O'Brien.  Proprietor*  EXECUTOR'S  NOTICE  In tlio County Court of Villi;, ItritNli  Colimiliiik. In the Mutter or the  Kiitiitu <>f "William IJintoiul. I)c-  i-oa.ii-il I  Xntioi' is lien-liy (jiven Unit on tlie 7th 'lay of  March, lli-iS. it whs 'irdoro'l by tlie Comity  Ci art. holilea in firoenwooil. tluit Jiune-iKrticsl  -paiiliiii lie executor of all anil singular the  ���������ilaio of Wtlllam Dinioml, late of Grcoinvioil.  (Ii't-ca.-w'tl-  Kvtry pi.-rsiiii iiirlcbtod. to the .-"lid I'stato ii<  ri'i|iiirJd to makiipiiynient fortli-.'vitli to tlie tin-  ili-r-ii^nril nailoAury ���������.iieMiiii haviiiK hi po.-isus  -l"ii uli'is'-U l.ulniiL'iiiu toxlci-v'.-i.-1!! I ii ref|illrfil to  a>tlfv tint -in,(iur.siuiiuil- forthwith.-������������������ Rvi-rv  t-rciit-ir ornlhcr [ii.-r.-ioii linvliii; any claim iiimii  hi- iillcrint in tli-distrilnlli hi nf sniil iwliite if  iriliiirollio'ore tliu soth April," 1X������ ro hoihI by  n-Ki^iurcil ������.u-r. nddru-i-i'il tn tin; ���������tni'lHivhsnt'il,  his ������������������nine and uiiiln.-.-s mid full iiarliLMiIur." of  ni.iiliilui or i'ltei-iMt, and a si ,t.uiin' -t of hiuic-  (���������nun: vcriliod by st-ntii'ory dt'claralton and tin-  n.itiin-oi tliu.-itit'iirity (if niiyj ln;lil by him.  Afli.-rtlnsiiili'iitlid yof A.iril, V.i *. tho ml  niiiiist.ritoiSivtll |iito.i;l-iI with t.hu dl.Miiliii lin.  of tliu'csthto, liaviin,' rr-triird to thoJ������ claim.-,  only of which hu shall then liavu iiotic-'i-  IJatoil iitCi-wmwo'id. U. (J..   I^'th  Miin.-h. 1IMH.  j. li. hl'A.VKlK. Ivxin-ilt'ir.  (Jn enwofitl, IJ C.  NOTICE TO DELINQUENT  CO-OWNERS.     "  I'o Minn Akiil-h AiidVrnini. ami W; T   Smltli,  or iiuyotlicl'  jiuiwiii .or I-iimoim to nlioni  tln-y may havo triiiisfirrcii tliulr lnlcri.Ml.-i  in tlia I'oiiirnhun Minci-ul alalia, ulliiata in  Siiiuinlt, Camp. In  the Onvawijod . Alliilnir  rilvl.uion of Villa lll.itrii'.t,, nnd rccni'dcd In  ilni .MIiiiiik Itn'ur u-r'n ������n\n- at Orimnwoinl,  II. C.!'  Von.and iiach of you, arc In-iuby iiiiilllg.l  M'al I have ox; nnd d tlui sum nf throe hnndral  iliilliirifiii.uiO in labor nnil ricnrdlnt,' Iw.a on  lln-   iibiH-i! imniiil rnliii'iitl claim In irdcr tn  IkiIiI tlii'Ciiniu nmliir the provision* of section  .'I of tlie Mineral Act: and Hint if, H-llliln iki  -lai.i from the iliiln of thin in.tlcu, you fail or  tvfn K)  to  conlrlhnt'  your proportion   of, the  iifiii-cxiilil  ������Tiii'ii"iIHiro���������Minn Aifiic.H Ainlnr-on  ���������..-\-i>iil,\-live dollar* {W..IKO.U111I  W.T. .Smith  tvvi;nty-livii ilollarx (sfl o'i;��������� for the  01m year,  i-i,(lln(( thn Sflth day or Jhiy, llidT, Miijulh'cr wllh  .ill ciwIh of jiuivortirtliitf. your liitiircslH In thn  -���������aid nlaiiii will Imunniii vo.Htcd ill tlia  11 niler-  id-;iii'.d, miller Uiit'.l of thii Mlnural Ant. Ainund-  mnrit. Act, 11100  I atO'l at (Jri-rnwond, H. (J., thlj lith day of  Dcccinlior, 11)07.  HI ��������� JAMEH F. Ct/NNINOHAM. ��������� ,  THE. LEDGE  Is published every Thursday at Greenwood, B C , and the price is $2 n year,  postage free to all pai Is of Canada, United  States, Mexico, and Great Britain. To  other countries it is sent postpaid for  $1.50 a year. Address all letters to The  Ledge, Greenwood, B, C.  R. T. LOWERY,.  PUBLISHER.  GRKKNWOOL) 15   C, MAttUU 12, 190S  It is time to look for a shamroek.  -The idolatry ol' dress has ruined  several women.  j   TiiBiiK is no trouble about coke  in the Boundary.  Daniki. GuciUKNiiKiM expects a  steady advance in all metals. So  do we.  Tub more you give away the  more you have. Try it on your  local papor.  Kkki' within your capacity for  anything and you Nvill have few  sad moments.  Ma.v'.s injustice to others has  made many a lawyer rich, and  many a jail prosperous.  GitKK.vwoon promises to be the  greatest mining cemp in B. 0.  Get in early and take the seats.  Tun red tape in the postoilice  department at Ottawa woulJ reach  around the world arid then lap over.  America is money mad. When  the insanity passes away sweet  peace will reign upon this continent.  .  Triiirrv years from now there  may be a white man in British Columbia, but he will be somewhat  of a curiosity.  Ovn legislators at Victoria get  $80 a da}' for their services this  year. Few of them could earn  that at anything else.  A xacgixg wife is worse than a  mocquitofchat you cannot catch  when it walks on your nose every  time you try .to go to sleep.  The majority of people do not  think enough of what they say  about others, and two niuch about  what others say about them.  We would rather live upon the  odor of a cafe window than have  millions and be unable to appreciate the pleasure of eating steak  and onions.  British Columiha will soon be  one [of the great orchards of Ihe  world, and we do not even own a  gooseberry bush. However, we  have a million tons of wild oats  cached in the barn.  The chemical change called  death is simply a reconstruction of  life's forces. When the elements  do not prnp������r]y mix within us we  become deceased and the undertaker does the rest.  The race track and stock exchange are the great gambling resorts of the continent, but the law-  does not interfere. It, prefers to  run-in those small chaps who shoot-  craps on the sidewalk.  We make our own ghosts, and  they chase us into all kinds,of  corners. Keep the ssomach in  good shape and the ghosts of  worry should disappear like the  mist vanishes as the sun rises.  It is fully expected that another copper boom will come to  British Columbia this summer. It  would be here now if politics in  the United States were dead and  the people kept quiet about the  depression.  ���������. By the Kelowna Courier we  notice that Mr. McDonald is digging a well at Black mountain.  Ili'in   in   Greenwood   Cap had a  drink this'week. and a new rumor  was invented about tho smelter.  News items are booming and  editors should be glad.  Lowney's chocolates are celebrated .for their delicious sweetness, and can be procured at the  store of J, L. Coles.  AMONG THE CURLERS.  The last game in the Burns competition was played Friday night  between'Birnie and Bunting and  resulted in a win for the former by  19 to 2. Following is the play in  the competition :  Ijiinting 10   Warren 9  Birnie. 11    Logan ...  Simmons ���������. ..U   Hallctt ..  Bishop 10   Johnson.  Dill 10   Simmons  Birnio -13    Frith....  Birnie    !)   Dill   ... 3  ... 'I  ... 9  ... 0  .'.. S  Bunting  12   Bishop! .'. ��������� 9  Birnie 19   Bunting,  2  Saturday evening the last games  of the season were played. On  the west ice a rink composed of  city ofliuiiils. skipped by Mayor  Buuting, defeated the Macs, skipped by \V. G. MuMynn, by a score  of I) to 8.  The season has been the best in  the history of the club, and brought  out some strong young players,  notably Chas. Somers, who led for  Dill iu the Warren competition.  For a time all was nob peace and  harmony between the leads and  skips in the Warren competition.  In tbe Itoss- competition, when the  rinks were reversed, the general  opinion among the younger players was that some of the skips  were not over zealous in the use of  the broom when requested to  sweep. There were dark .hints  about what would happen when  the time again camo around for  the election of skips. Finally a  rink of leads, skipped by Somers,  challenged a ring of skips, skipped  by Dill. In this contest the skips  skipped, led and swept, aud the  leads led and swept. It is not  necessary to go into details, the  play demonstrated that- throwing a  rock i.s not all of the game of  curling. As a consequence most  of tho skips'-are secure iu their  jobs for another year, but there  will come a time when it will not  be necessary for those skips to  knock their own rock" out of the  ring to even up the score.  Next year the club .expects to  have over a hundred curlers on the  ice aud the ice to accommodate  them, and 'will endeavor to have  the bonspiel here.  The Editor's Lecture. - ��������� -  A popular edicor tells the following, which he considers a- joke  on his power of attraction as a  speiker. lie was one. of several  citizens who visited the. city jail in  the town in which his paper was  published. Passing- along the corridor, he was halted by a voice  from one of the cells exclaiming  "Say, Cully, that was a good article on lead which you published  in last week's issue���������I used to  write as good as that myself."  " Why," exclaimed the editor,  '��������� were you ever an editor?"  " Well, I had a good' job once as  city editor on a daily paper till,  booze got hold of me and I went  from bad to worse, when I lauded  here."  After listening to the story of  the man's downfall, the sympathetic editor drew closer to the  bars across the door of the cell and  delivered a few words of good advice, and with which the cell inmate seemed to be greatly impressed. As he was about to depart, the prisoner exclaimed :  ���������'Don't go yet, pard ! Just give  me a few more tips, will you?"  The editor, pleased with the reception of his little lecture, and  with the thought thafc his advice  might be of souie comfort to au  ex-brother editor^ followed it up  with additional counsel. To this  the man with an intent expression  on his face, pressed against the  bars and only a few inches from  that of the editor, listened attentively.  When the latter made another  movement as if to join his friends,  who were about to depart, the  prisoner,    with    tear-filled   eyes,  M  begged Jiim to stay a moment  longer and give lit least a few  more words of good advice.  I can only repeat what I  have  already said,- replied   the editor,  deeply flattered and honestly thank  fill that any words of his might do  some little good.  Tell it over again, exclaimed the  prisoner, pleadingly. Come nearer  that I may not miss a word.  After talking for a minute or  two louger he noted that the man  gave a" sigh of apparent contentment and satisfaction.  Aud now, he continued. I've got  to go, but I'm awfully glad that  any words oi' mine have done yon  any good, my friend, and���������  " Twasn't your words that did me  good," interrupted, the prisoner.  " Twas your breath. I haven't  had a drink since I was pinched,  two mouths ago."  Thoroughbred eggs ior sale. S.  C. Rhode" Island Reds, S. C. Buff  and Brown Leghorns. S. C. Black  Minorcns and Barred Plymouth  Rocks, SI.50 per setting. Mrs. A.  0, Davis, Westley, B. C."  There is no shut-down at the  I'aei'ii-y in "Nelson, where the Royal  Seal Cigar is made. It is still being smoked in all parts of the  Boundary. '  A doctor says thafc the fewer  garments people wear the longer  they will live���������note the ripe old  ago of ballet girls.  "When ycu want a monument or  headstone, write to the Kootenay  Marble Workn, Nelson, B. 0. -      *  and   Paper  Hanging.  Painting  Make it a pleasure to seleci your wall  puper by having the Spokane Paint and  Oil.Co's Sample Books brought to your  home. The Choicest" Patterns, the  M0.1t' Exquisite Colorings. All IS'ew.  No Tiresonio.Search AmongShop-AVorn  Antiques.  The liouuest  Spokane Priees  In your home, at your leisure, and  upon the understanding that you are  under no obligation to purchase. This  h my' offer���������send for me now.  geo. H- THomp.sojsi,  Painter and Paper Hanger,  Third Floor, Mell -r Block  You Aviil probably   need   a  heavy   suit   to   wear, after  you have left off your Overcoat nnd before the warm weather sets in  LET US MAKE IT FOR YOU.  By our system we can bring you into  touch with the iinest tailors in Canada.  Wc make, all the measurements and  3'our suit is cut and made for you, individually, by the expert cutters in the  .Campbell's Clothing  factory.  Thus you are getting the most skilful  tailor's to work for you, at slightly  higher price than ready made clothes  would cost, an.l the result isoneof those  perfect fitting, stylish suits which are a  delight whenever they are worn  The fit'and finish aie'guaranteed by  us with full satisfaction or rnon.-y back.  Hunter-Kendrick  COMPANY.  NOTICE.  Tliere in 1111 ]iiiicliiimeil .'l-yoar-olil l.cifur ut  my ntiich iimrKockC'ivok, which is brawled 011  rlKlit hl|i, nnd eiir-imirkeil with half.moon 011  lower iiiirt of rhjlit cur. Drum! 1101. leKllih- If  not clii.mod within thirty dujs will hu sold to  dufriiy uxijuii.-iiui,  :iiV8. JAS. G. McMYxSH.  The  Typewriter  is the Standard of the world,  by which all others are  measured.  Remington Typewriter Company  542 Pender Street, Vancouver  E. W. WIDDOWSON  ASSAVI'lll AND CIIJSAIIST.  CHARGES:       .  Gold, Mlvor, Cupper or hund, ouch $1 (X)  Gold-Silver or Silver hcitd  1 W)  Gold-Sllvor, wilh Copper or' IjciuI 2 60  Careful sampling ; accurate as-  Bftying;. prompt returns. 317 Bakor  street, Nelson, B. 0.       ;  Choice  Fruit  LANDS  For Sale at $10, $",2 and-$.16  Per Acre.  R. J. STEEL  NELSON. B. C  "iwn nrriiw ni 1��������� m������ rn imi���������wmiw i m iiihui  The Kootenay Saloon  'Sandon, 13. 0., has a line or nerve  .bracers unsurpassed iu any nrouo-  tairr town or the Great West.   A  glass of ncpta pura given free with  spirits uicnti..  Stock-taking sale   of Art Squares, -Hugs,  all, sizes aiid -prices.  Japanese Matting and Linoleumns.        *"     A.-L.-WHITE;-"--        ,:;-  Phone 10.  ��������� WHITE;'  Furniture Man';  ������*9   Supplics'electricity for Power, Light", Heating*'  and Ventilation.    Power Furnished to mines  for hoisting and air-compressor plants, with, a  guarantee that the service will be continuous.'  Get our rates before completing your estimates  .pf/esh and Salt JWeats, pish and PoultfyS;!  Shops in.nearly all the towns of Boundary and  ������������������   . the Kootenay.  ������  Is opposite the Great Northern depot, and is a delightful  haven for the weary traveler. Great weius of hot water  run through the entire house, and bathrooms are always  at the service of those in search of material cleanliness.  The dining room is an enemy to dyspepsia,; while, the  artistic appointment of,the liquid refreshment room makes  the drinks go,, down like eating fruit in a flour garden.  The sample rooms are the largest in the mountains' and  a pleasure"to drummers with big trunks.   -..'       .'-  .   V '"*     JAS. MARSHALL, Prop;  gm*5B������OSS0Si3t323^������S3^������5������S������ess������S������������i!^������S^������t^t^lS������������������e������������������������������g  Kings Liquor Scotch Whiskey  12 Years Old  J. W. Burmester s-AVhite Port.  Jas. PJennessy & Co's 3-Star Brandy-.  GREENWOOD LIQUOR  CO,  L  IMPORTERS, GREENWOOD,--B.O:  8  Is  under, the management of Greig & Morrison.    The;  rooms are comfortably furnished, and the bar contains  the best brands of wines, liquors and cigars.  Is the best appointed Restaurant iu the interior of.  Britith Columbia. The best cooks and most attentive  waiters only employed.    Open all the time  IHr$. mix. greig, Proprietress.  Is the best furnished hotel in the Boundary  _ district. It is heated with steam and  lighted by electricity. Excellent sample'  rooms. The bar is always abreast of the  times, and meals are served in the Cafe  at any hour, day or night.  Era������st X Cartl@r9 Prop,.  O ^Sb/fyWt/fy %/% ^. ^"y^ ������ ^&Sit&^t% e ^a^^^^tvCMV^^U/V^Tlr  '(p  #  Open day and night in tlio'Wiiidsbr Hotel. Feeding people is like any other business, it requires experience._,. Wp  have the experience, you hiivo the mohoy. Wo know how  to prepare and servo meals", you havo tho palate bo ap-  . predate good food well copkod.; Try the .partnership.  It may prove beneficial to both of us.   Wo aitii to please.  fioward moore, Proprietor,   $  i  Q4bft/%/ty1S/Q/Wfr1Vl/$/*>tylLvtytoqfc a^^d  ibwaowe:  -rjy-T^fgT->������Wtir"f!^WIcl^������������^T-'jr?


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