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Array A  V?  V*.  '**    ', "'     " 'rC-,J",  . ' -/#������������������  < -1  '  t_&������  Vol:, XVI... :  GREENWOOD, B. C, THURSDAY, MARCH 10; 1910.  |  fettd  No. 33 r  BB*������*w���������������a*^^  :. O.uf t Large; Stqek - ;of-' Spring'  Dry--Goods;and Mliiiieiy' isrnow  arriving-.-; -^Patrons' buying'early  will save 'money- as .Eastern  Prices are constantly going up;  i.  ?,  -p-Biwwnitktgi^^  Shoes. 'Shoes  - , i       -a    . .   / ���������  -' Just arrived, our spring stock of  the.famous Geo. A. Slater Invictus  "Shoes. For , comfort,- style and  wear these shoes cannot be beaten.  Drop in and'have a look ot them���������  they'speak for"themselves.  "We also carry the Beresford  Shoe; McKeen's Great-West Shoe;  Williams'.'Boys', Sineltermen and  Miners' Boots;,The Amos Holden  Sineltermen's-Boots; and Leckic's  Famous /Miners' Boots.   - ���������  Russdi-Law-Caulfielfl Co.  Hardware.   J Groceries.;   ' Furnishings  Passing Throng;  FURNITURE  '. Bought, Sold and Exchanged.  A. L. WHITE  v*  PHONE 1G.  Crockery.  k,\j  SIS'  I'  SI)  We have just received a shipment of'Clocks of  the very newet-t designs in Marbelizod Wood,  Enameled ' Wood, and mission Finish. 'Also  Bprnell-i-'g , Very    Nifty    in��������� Mantle   CIockp.  --.���������LpCaAN./Gt UU,  ."��������� V_; Jewelers, Greenwood,-;!"!. ,CV   "      -.  The-Windsor Hotel is one of the best furnished,  hotels in the West., ��������� It is located in the heart of  Greenwood and* within-easy reach of all the financial and commercial institutions of the Copper  ' -   ���������     Metropolis.., Heated with steam and lit by elec-  ���������  tricity.   .Commodious sample ,rooms."   The bar is  -      ''      replete with all modern beverages, and the Cafe  '   ���������   "  never closes'." Kooms reserved by. telegraph. *  -  The Windsor Hotel Co.       E."'J. Car tier,'. Manager  PHOENIX BEER  is delicious in taste and free, from impurities.   Order  a case or bottle at,the earUest'.opportimityV  Phoenix - Brewing - Co.  ���������    -    *      ' (Limited.) ���������  The Pride of Western Canada. Phone 138, Greenwood  ip-_a������si_i_B---i***a-***-*^^  PHOENIX, B. 0.    .  Is opposite the Great Northern depot and is a delightful  haven for the weary traveler. Great'veins,.of hot water,  run through tbe entire house, and bathrooms are always'at, the Fervice of those in search of material  cleanliness. The dining room is an enemy to dyspepsia,  while the artis-tic appointment; of (he liquid refreshment  makes the drinks ������0 down like eating fruit in a (lower  garden, The sample rooms aro the largest iu the mountains and a pleasure to drummers  with big trunks.  JAS. MARSHALL  PROPRIETOR  ira-*--**affli'--.ii-'^^  ������0_H-*>������-*KBtf_->'i������������^SCSC������<-*^^  James Buchanan'���������.& Go's  HOUSE-'.OF'COMMON  GREENWOOD LIQUOR  GO.  IMPORTERS, GREENWOOD, B.C.  . RJAYNES'  Nabob Coffee and  a  ices are  in the City  Pastry Baked Daily and Always Fresh.  S. Regular monthly meetings o(  ^Js^f Green wonil lochr-OkO 28, A. F.  /%/* & A. J[., are I., nl on the first  Thiiitiiliiy in ".ii.li month in Fraternity hiill." Wood "lock, Governmenl  street.(',Gi-eeiiwo('d. Visilin-r brethren  are coiclially iny'ti'd to attend.  .JxVS, S'. ISIKNII-'. Socrotitry,  ��������� The Argo tunnel is in about 300  feet. '' ���������; /      ,    ' . ''  M. W. Li.dlow was in  the city  yesterday. *      -'  Jas. C. Dale came in from Brides-  dale Mouday"last.  There are fifteen;men   working  at the Denoro mine.  Fred Bailey carnejn from Rossland a few clays ago. ,  A fine stringer of ore was struck  in the big tunnel last week.  Frank Cary of Rock Creek was  a visitor in the city Tuesday.  La Grippe is touching man}-  citizens of the copper metropolis.  *   A.  L.   White   is ��������� in  Princeton  looking after his store in that town.  There will be q. free dance at the  Hotel Ladysmith on. Friday evening.'  J. W. Nelson broke a rib last  week by a slight fall from a,stair-  way.     "     ,   -;'"' ;,  ' '    ' -- \  Born���������In Midway, March 5bh,  to Mr. an'd_Ire. Wank Stevenson,  a son.-   ' ���������    i   .       \  will be conferred.  M C. Jewell is in tho hospital  suffering .from, a severe attack of  la grippe.  Angus Sutherland, a chute man  at the Mother ,Lode mine..had his  pelvis crushed on Tuesday after-  neon'hy-being caught between a  ear and, a .stull. lie is in the hospital and progressing favorably.  The annual meeting of the Greenwood Riding*Conservative association will.be held Monday evening,  next, 14th inst., in th'e MeR-ie  building, Copper street. Business:  Election of officers, ancl of delegates to the Ottawa convention.  Thomas Walsh, was in the city  Monday. He is now proprietor of  the finest hotel in Bridesville and  all touiists and" travelers will be  pleased to know it, for Tom is  noted for providing first-class  meals, clean beds and pleasant  nerve tonics. lie will give a ball  at the hotel early in April and expects a large number from Greenwood to be present upon that occasion. Go' early and avoid tbe  rush. '���������  Mrs. Beeton's and the White  House cook books for sale at Cole's  Book Store.  -W.-R-M.  Greenwood Miners  ,,���������    Union; No..2-2.,W.  ���������  A~������   u������������ F M>j liu,ets 0-v<5-y  Satui-cl-iy evening in Union  Hall, Copper stri-ist, Greenwood, at 7:30.    '  ,Alao irr hall at .Mother Lode mine  Frid.iv fveninsr*! at 7:30.  C.EO  HEATHERTON. Secretary  Tako your Repairs to  A D. MORRISON  Grand Forks, the Leading  of the Boundary District  GITY  ' Baggage transferred to  any part of the City. Furniture moved to any part of  the District. General Dray-  ing of all kinds.   ���������  SIDNEY OLIVER.  Get your Raze rs Honed ]  and your Baths at  Frawley's'  Barber. .  Shop, Greenwood,  ) *������eCO������������O������effl���������������������������������������9900'S������k3C  , Hockey is over but the 2-tbb of  May will soon be.'here. Let us  celebrate!      ,���������.  ,   !  D. R. Tate Thos! Hanson and  F. Donald of Rock' Creek were in  the city yesterday.  Miss Small, a trained nurse from  Chicago, is assisting" Dr. Mac-Lean  iu his local practice.'-  Owing to a leaky roof W. W.  Craig will not move into the Hyde  block until next mouth.  The Russell-Law Caulfield Co.  received their stock of spring clothing.    See ancl buy a suit.-  J. E. McAllister, general manager of tne B. C'Copper, left Tuesday on_a trip to New York.  Chus. G. Johnson, president of  the Miners' union, .has recovered  from a severe attack of pleurisy.  Gibe Eustis and family returned  from Mexico last week and will  .spend the summer in'the Boundary.  Pete Lover came-dpwn from Denoro last week" to** take the fore-"  manship at the Mother Lode mine.  J. L. White is on a business trip  to Calgary. Beit Logan is handling the poisons during his absence.  Patience is a virtue that the fellow who owes us money seems to  think he should cultivate abnormally.  Greenwood should get ready to  celebratc'the 24th of May. It'will  soon be here and there is no time  to be lost.  Wr. B. Embree left Fiiday last  for Wardner, B. C, where ho has  accepted a position..with a lumber  company. '  ��������� Already over $3,000 have been  subscribed towards the new rink  and double that amount can easily  be raised.  Mrs. Harry Towns has worked  up a large business since she leased  the rooms and dining room of the  National hotel.  Remember the eleventh annual  ball of the Miners' union iu the  old Masonic hall   nest Thursday  Hockey Smoker.  MERCHANT TAILOR  .Clothes Cleaned, Pressed, and:.  Repaired. '  Dry Cleaning a Specialty. -  GREENWOOD, B,.U.  evening, 17th inst.  The Hotel Ladysmith lias been  beautified by tho addition of new  curtains, and the entire building  will soon bg .baptised in paint.  Harry Connors of the Windsor  hotel last week received the sad  news of tho death of his mother at  Peterboro, Ontario, February 14th,  aged G9.  Wm. T. Thompson and Harry  Shaeffer were up from Midway on  Tuesday. They report work progressing favorably . on the coal  property.  Revv J." H. White, D. D.;*Tup-  erintendeiit 'of Methodist missions  in B. C., will preach in the Methodist church next Suuclay morning  at 11 o'clock.  .Thero'will bo a big time in Odd  Fellows':? hall here oh the. 22nd  inst.' Degree teams from Phoenix,  Grand Forks, Oroville. Republic,  and...''.'possibly 'Priuceton will compete 'for prizes.  ��������� The four degrees  Monday evening the citizens of  the Mother Lode and Greenwood  gave a. smoker in honor of the  hockey .team. The Auditorium  was crowded with enthusiasts. E.  G. Warren was chairman and  was successful in separating all  present from their surplus cash.  Tbe Mother Lode orchestra gave  a number of excellent selections.  The vocalists were Messrs. Hardie,  McCurragh, Newman, McPherson,  Bragg, Hambly aud George. W.  B. Fleming and Jas. Diinmick  were the officers and secured convictions in every case.    '  Mayor Mcintosh was called upon and made an excellent speech,  lie stated that although the primary ol j**cfc of the gathering was  to do honor to the hockey team,  the promoters had another and  equally important ohject-the building of .a suitable rink. He was  in favor .of building au up-to-  date structure, costing between  five and ten thousand dollars. He  thought physical development was  a .very, necessary adjunct to mental  development^ "therefore wourd*".bV  in favor of;a rink where -the  children could have the necessary  exercise and comfortable dressing  rooms. He promised bis support-'  in the council towards the-project.  The following committee was appointed to obtain subscriptions :  Thos. Lyons, W. B. Mitchell,  Mother Lode ; Duncin Mcintosh,  E. G. Warren, Dr. MacLean, G.  B. Taylor, Jas. A. Russell, Alex.  Greig, Andy Sater, A.-F. Thomas,  J. H. Goodeve aud K.'C. B. Frith.  Two boxing bouts, Brag ancl McMillan, and Clerf and "Texas,"  concluded the programme.  The K ancl H cigar has jumped  into promiuence through the excellent fl��������� vor of the tobacco out of  which it is made.  In addition io our Merchant Tailoringbusincss, *\ve  havo installed a line of high-grade, READY TO  WEAR .CLOTHING'f?r men, made by the  Fit Reform, a brand known throughout.Canada, for  its excellence in ready-to wear clothing. It will  pay you to seo this clothing in selecting your spring  suit, Wo mako any alterations necessary- All suits  pressed before send j n g ou t.  W.ELS0N,He'-E''ant���������^  Copper Street, Greouwood.  Mann's New Railway.  The extent to which D. D. Mann,  vice-president of the Canadian  Northern railway, is preparing to  operate in the Portlaud Canal mining district, is evidenced in the  annouuedment now made that he  is behind tho Pacific and Alaska  Railway company, whose charter  is before the local legislature at the  committee stage.  Mr. Mann is owner of the Portland Canal Short Line, which runs  from the town of Stewart to the  head of Bear river, he having  bought out the charter of that road  some few months ago. Iloklins  also the charter of tne Pacific and  Alaska railway, which traverses  Canadian territory to a connection  with a railway through American  territory to tidewater at the head  of Portland Canal, Air. Mann will  have control of the two ore-handling lines of the district. His two  roads will virtually encircle the  mineral-bearing zone of the new  mining camp, aud should, in the  opinion of those conversant with  the district, bring him substantial  profits in their.operation.  The latest designs in wall papers  can be seen at Cole's B.-ok store.  Another Railway.  Mike King, a well known timber  man and capitalist of Victoria, .will  shortly leave the Capital City for  Prince Rupert with a view to arranging for surveys of a railway  between tho Northern metropolis  and Port Simpson. At the last  session of tho provincial legislature Mr. King Hecured a charter  for a railway ' between the two  points, a distance of twenty odd  miles. .In view, of the possible  lumbering interest ami the mining  development on Observatory Iutet,  Port Simpson would once again  have a lease of life with the advent  of-tlio " iron horse," as it is the  nearest to the initios on thc Inlet.  -Stewart Miner.  I Western Float  *?  te_s������s<seo jo������������s>������so������������ki>ss>ae@ f;  John Houston, the,veteran journalist, died in Q, lesnel Tuesday.  .Archie Boyd .and J. O. Mullins  ini-tkinstaiit death on Tuesday by  drilling into1 a bootleg in the  Granby mines. ' It was Mollies'  first shift. Boyd h id worked for  five years in the Granby'.  Charles Vrooman suicided in  Cranhrook last Tue.-day by taking  earbolic acid. He wis formerly  proprietor of thc Wentworth hotel  in that city. I  John FIe-*her, Dominion land  agent in Winnipeg for 2") years,  died iu that cio lasfc'week y lie was  father of Mrs C. yE. Shaw of  Greenwood, and Mrs. .W. M. Frith  of Keremeos.  When a woman with a poodle  dog iu her arms enters a crowded  car wo never'have any trouble  finding something interesting in  our newspaper.  Louis Martin was killed by a  snowslide l.-isfc wei-k while working  at -the Washington miue in the  Slocan.  One of the first to attempt to  have the ucw regulations preventing the postoflico from' being open  on Sunday violated was a minister  of Winnipeg, who desired to obtain  his Sunday school literature, which  he had neglected to get on Saturday afternoon. His request was  not granted. Many boxholders  have decided to give up their boxes  aa a n suit of the new regulations,  as they fiud daily deliveries ample  for their purpose.  At Fernie several miners were  lined S10 and ' costs for having  matches on them while working iu  the coal mines.  The C. P. R. will lay 85-ponnd  rails on the Crow line this summer.  Missouri Bill is driving a brewery  wagon in Michel.  Jim Cronin has made a rich  strike upon his property in the  Bihiue range of mountains. Picked  samples assay $1,000 in gold and  silver to the ton. .   -    ���������  Hazelton needs,a bauk.  Etnil Johnson was killed Iry a  powder explosion while working at  Jiin-Oroniu'i_.jajne^in_,thejB-ilkleyj  valley.       .       ' ,-���������-*-,  The Grand Trunk Pacific has let  the contract to build immense docks  in Boattle.  In the public works vote the  Similkameen receives 8100,800 this  year from the B. C. government.  The Morrin-Thompson Co. will  open a store at some point in the  Similkameen.  The Hedley Gold Mining Co.  has paid a dividend of 30 cents a  share.  E. Mobbs, the well-known hotel  mau. has built an hotel at Garrard.  Alex. Chisholm, B. G. Thompson and Earl Fisher, all of Rossland, were killed in the Great  Northern railway accident at the  Cascade tunnel last week.  "Lew   Johnson   died   in   Grand  Forks last week.  Joe   Flower,   formerly of   New  H. C. Miles-will reopen the steam  laundry in Phoenix.      ,  A long distance telephone booth  has been put iu the Hotel Brooklyn at Phoenix.- . ,  Big A ndy Johnson is al waps pleased  to'ineet his friends at the Central  hotel in Phoenix. -     '   -  Ed. McLeod died in Sandon last  week froin heart failure. He wns  well known all over the Kootenay,  country.  List week a snowslide on the C.  PJli. near Rogei-H* P.i<*s killed 11  white men and 37 Japs who were  engaged in clearing the tracks of  other slides.  Denver, is running a barber shop  in Cordova, Alaska.  The C. P. R. tourist hotel at  Balfour will have 50 room-* ancl  cost $106,000.  Richard Mclnnis of Sandon died  last week from Bright's disease.  W. G. Norris has been appointed  superintendent of the Ikeda mine  on the Queen Chailotte Iblands.  J. G-. Stuttz, (he veteran actor,  will'locate permanently with his  company in Rossland.  Dr. Thcakston recently died iu  Dawson.  Duncan Ross is an applicant for  tho position on tbe railway commission made vacant by the death  of Hon. Thos. Green way.  Considerable bear meat is being  sold in Rossland.  Near Creston O. J. Wigen expects this summer to obtain 2,000  crates of strawberries from, four  acres.of land.  Chilliwack is agitating for wider  sidewalks.  'Jim   Madlen   has  moved   from  A ins worth to Kaslo.    ,  Hugh Ilyl.ind died puldenly  in Nelson last week from paralysis  of the brain.  This year the N-.hle   Five slide  near Sandon was the largest ever  known.  l'\ B.'Hawthorne, tlie   well known  I have a large stock of jewelry  that will repay inspection. E. A.  Black, the Jeweler, Phoenix. ,  Over Hope Mountain.* *���������  It is said that tho, Canadian Pacific R-iilway company is likely to  begin the .construction of a line  this spring over the Hope moan-  tains. A great fighb between* the  Canadian road aud the Great  Northern is pending. A decision  that J. J. Hill uot be allowed to  enjoy any monopoly of the prospective through traffic between  Vancouver aud the Kootenays, via  the rich Similkameen and Okanagan districts has been definitely  reached.   - ,*,,''���������'  Both companies have completed  their location surveys over the  Hope mountains. The C. P. R.'  it seems, has been more successful  than its American rival in securing  a low gradient across the summit,  (n Montreal next week the board  of directors will reach a decision  as to when construction work shall  start. It is not improbable that  operations will -be commenced  simultaneously on both sides of the  summit.  -The C.   P.   R.  location survey '  was completed a few days ago.    It  is   understood   that   a  maximum  gradient of 2 2 per cent going west  has been secured.    This is a lower  gradient than that so far secured  by the American rood.    The* proposed line will cross the unaa-  taius at a higher elevation.    Goinjc  east from  Coquehalla summit,  a  maximum grade of one per cent. -  .has been  secured  all the way to  Penticton, at the foot of Okanagan  lake, a distance* of 130 miles.   Two  years,   it is stated,   will see the  completion of a.dii-ect C. P. R. linti.  between Hope aTul tlie'KootenaysT'"'  The Fraser river-will, bo bridged  at or below.Hope, and conuectiou  made with the miin line.  The C P. B. route from Hope, -  a point in Fraser river valley west --  of thc Hope mountains, is across  the mouutains to Coquehalla summit, thence down the CjMwater  river, dietance of thirteen miles,  then over a low divide to Otter  creek and on into the fertile Similkameen district. From Penticton the line will cross a summit,  ancl proceeding via the West Fork  of Kettle river reach the C. P. R.  branch line now in operation as  far west as Midway.  The Royal Seal cigar has been  before tho smoking public for- a  dozen years- It is made in Nelson  ancl can be bought in nearly every,  mountain town.  and popu  pounds.  ar ci-nr man  weighs L'7S  shortly   to  lie    intends  become a benedict.  The Granby conipmy has bond  ed tweuly claims-in-Summit camp  from   Geo.    W.   Kumborger   aud  others for ������125,000.  The B. C. government has provided for a grant of $2.*jO,000 towards building a bridge across the  Second Narrows at North Vancouver. *  In Phoenix the police inspoet the  street lights every night.  Clergyman's Sacrifics.  Rev. Mr. Kinney, of Keremeos,  the noted mountain climber, who  with "Phillips, an Ontario guide,  scaled the highest peak of the Canadian Rockies, Mount Robson,-  IasfcjJAugii&fc, has again achieved  high honor, this time ou a surgeon's operating table.  Recently little Dorothy Mean-  sette, daughter of a well known  citizen of Keremeos, was seriously  burned as a result of standing too  ncai the stove in the schoolhouse.  A considerable amount of cuticle  was required to graft upou the  wound. It was willingly volunteered by liev. ��������� Mr. Kinney, Dr.  McEwen performing the operation.  To the gratitude of the family of  the injured girl have been added  the praise and comm.'indation of  the citizens to the intrepid mouu-  tain-cliuiber, f jr his' self-sacrifice,  the clergyman submitting himself*  to, the surgeon's knife with the  same courage with .which.he braved  the dangers of ihe rugged trail and ���������  blizzard in ascending Mount Rohjou  There arc no blanks in a box of  K and K cigars. They all draw  and omit an arpmi that perfumes  the ozone when set on lire. It is  ever a pleasure to follow a man  who is smoking, a K ancl II eig:u".  Try one and be con vi need.  ..Economizing in taxation at tho  expenpe of the lived of the children  is a criminal form of economy.  Insurance of any kind is a good  investment, whether life, accident;  or (ire. In Phoenix D. J. Mathe-  t-oh pays particular attention to  this lino of business and those interested should consult him at their  earliest eonvenieuce iu person or  by mail. -   For bargains in . stove pipes call  at Tho Li-dgu oiliee. .  _5__jS3tft-iiiiuilB  mmmmlmmaMgH^ , -v*-". "~\ % .."���������  THE   LEDGE.   GREENWOOD,   BRITISH  COLUMBIA.  PARADISE FLATS  The  Tenants Have Returned and  the Janitor Feels Good.  THEY   O'UTDID   THEMSELVES.  The Grocer Was Struck Dead When He  Heard What Swell Places They Went  To���������Gels a Lesson In Hot and Cold  Air From the Janitor.  [Copyright.  By M. QUAD.  1009,   by   Associated   Literary  I "ress.)  'HELL, vims she all right nilt  Paradise Hats?" queried the  C'ei-iuaii grocer of tlie janitor  as the latter came into the  store and round him sorting over potatoes.  "We've been having great times down  (here this last week." was Ihe reply.  "Von don't mean somebody vlias  killed ?"  "Uh, no, It's jusl that our ladles  nr-0 returning from Newport. Long  I'l-aucli, Sai'iiloga and other fashion-  aide resoris. I tell yon they have done  I'ai-adlsi- Hals proud, and I feel so good  TUE l-T.A'lS HAVE UliEN UUZZING.  over it thai I've decided to haul some  of ihe rags utit of the windows and  put  in tlie glass."  "Vhas dor so: I like to hear about  it."  "Well, it began about the 1st of  August. The barber's wife went shopping one day and came home with a  new hat on. It was her second summer hat. She had struck n bargain  sale, bin any lady could see that her  purchase cost ar least .f^.oS."  ������������������"t.'nod hefens: Two hats in one summer.'" exclaimed rhe grocer as Uis  hands went up.  "That's II. .Mr. [lamrncrdinger. and  you can't imagine (lie consternation of  the oilier ladies. Yes. sir. the lady  came sailing in as cool ns you please  and paraded up ami down rhe bulls to  show die purchase off. She was bound  lo make die others feel bad. and there  was certainly gnashing of teetb. I'*or  about three days I looked for a row."  "Und don't some bloodshed conic?"  Tlie Counties Cets Even.  "No. It wns die Countess Darnito  who thought out a way to get even.  After diree or four days she sent for  me and asked how much it would cost  to rent a villa at Newport for a  month. I keeps myself posted on villas, and I told her a thousand dollars.  Rhe said she'd take one. Of course 1  spread the news through the flats, aud  the btizziug was like a hive of bees in  swarming time."  "But how can she pay one t'ousar.d  dollars mit eggs at 30 cents a dozen?"  was asked.  "Mr. [Iamrnerdinger. did you ever  hear of hot air?"  "Of course. If It vhas a hot day der  air vhas hot."  "Yes, aud the air can be hot od a  cold, day as well. The countess was  making a bluff, but it was a good one.  It wasn't twenty-four hours before the  Duchess of Derbyshire, as we call her,  whose husband is a night watchman,  comes to me to sweetly ask if I can  tell her the name of the best hotel at  Saratoga and if she can hire the second floor front for sis weeks. It's me  juty to keep posted on Saratoga hotels,  and I gives her the Information. It's  ?:'.000 she will have to pay, and the  tips to the Ice water boy will be a thousand more."  ".My soul! My soul!" groaned the  grocer.  Score One For Lady O'Sullivan.  "Of course 'I spread the news," continued the janitor, "aud then Lady  O'.Siillivan comes prancing up to me  and wants to know If there are any  hotels in Long Urn rich for sale at that  Reason of the year and what the cash  price Is. It's me July to know all  about Long* Brunch, aud so I men I Ions  a hotel at $:'0.000 on account of a  (loath in the family. Lady O'Sullivan  nays she'll take it and run It herself  and be die only summer boarder In It."  "But her husband drives some coal  cans, don't he?"  "Of course, but there's your hot air  again. Mr. [Iainnierdlnger, you really  ought to study up on the different sorts  of air. When a man Is driving a coal  cart at $7 a week that's cold air.  When his wife Is talking of Long  Branch that's hot air. Can't you see  the difference?"  '.'I believe I can. One vhas coal und  der odder vhas New Jersey."  "Kxii'-ll.**.   Well, Lady O'Sullivan held  the Joker for a day or two. and then  messenger boys began pouring la with  messages for the Princes'- Scutlro.  It's  her husband that has an i. > business  In a basement and sells c .(inks at 0  ..���������ciitH each.    She'd been keeping quiet  nnd giving the other ludlen rope, and  when the lime arrives she conies for-  M'urd and asks me to look around for a  stciiin yucht for utile and to bring her  u   map of the .Mt-dltei-rirrieiiir sea. as  ���������she desires to make a Hummer cruise."  ������������������I vims struck dead!" exclaimed the  grocer as he leaned against a can of  tomatoes.  Flatters Begin to Flit.  "That's because you've got hot nnd  cold air mixed again. When I Bprend  the Mleain yucht news around the mils  It iniiclc! the windows rattle, but tiro  other ooor ladles Irnd to swallow II unci  make the best of it. Here were our  four leading ladles pledged to take  summer vacations, and they must  make a slab at it or lose their prestige. They had 'bluffed and got themselves Into a box. Alt rhe, other tenants expected them to go, and 1 urged  'em on by saying I would putty up the  holes -in the walls while they were  gone. How they tixed It with their  husbands I don't know, but about the  middle of August they began to flit.  The Countess Darnito goes first. She  was io rent a villa at Newport, you  kno'w. She goes over to Brooklyn instead ancl stops with another lady on  the sixth floor at $'- a week."  "My soul!   My soul!"  "Then comes the Duchess of Derbyshire. She, leaves the flats In a hack  ���������or the depot to go to Saratoga. From  die depot she takes Ihe trolley for Jamaica and washes dishes In a boarding  house for- her grub and lodgings. We  don't get any letters from her, mailed  nt Saratoga, and that's tbe reason,  'low'was that for Hy?"  "Nefl'er in my life did I know some  womans like dot!" replied the grocer.  Watches the River Sail Past.  "Then Lady O'Sulllvan's time comes.  No hansom for hers. She orders a taxi  aud crowds Into it and heads for Long  Branch.    When  die  taxi  has gone a  block she orders It to head for Hobo-  ken, where she has secured board with ���������  her sister aud can see Ihe Hudson river  as it sails past the door."  "Und dot vhas her Long Branch?"  "it was.    I hired a boy to follow her  over.   That Icfl only the Princess Scu-  liro.   She dallies till all the others have  gone, and  then  two taxis and an express wagon roll up to take her to her  steam yacht and Cibraltnr.    One taxi  for herself and Ihe other for her fan,  yon know, and die express wagon for  her trunk.   It was great. Mr. Haininer-  dinger-it was great.    There were 200  people around to see her off.   She looked every Inch Ihe princess she was and  is as she sat there smiling and bowing  right and left.   It was a great day for  Paradise flats."  "Und she goes by her steam yacht,  eh ?"  "Hot air. Sir. Harnmerdinger. Can't  you ever catch on? The princess rolls  down to South ferry and takes the  boat for South Beach and puts In three  weeks in a tent aud gets sun blisters  by the dozen."  "Uud all dose womens vhas liars und  deceivers!" shouted the grocer as he  almost  fell Into the egg box.  Back With Their Yarns.  "Each and every one. They were  getting back all last week, and the  flats have been buzzing. It was as  good as a circus to see the different  vehicles drive up and unload. The la-  dies would rush into each other's arms  and tell about Saratoga, Long Branch.  Newport and ('ibraltar. and I had to  grin and take it all in and say nothing  They are keeping it up yet. When 1  left the Mats half an hour ago the  princess was telling the others of a  storm at sea that made the yacht  stand on her starboard end."  "But it vhas wickedness, Mr. Janitor���������It vhas wickedness, it vhas der  same as if 1 count you out potatoes for  ������������������Ob. yes. but what are you going to  do? A lady is-a lady the world over,  and when one lady tries to get ahead  of auoiher lady that oilier lady is going to work a racket. 11 may be deception, b;:r we must overlook It. If  tbe four ladies had remained home al.  summer there would have been bail-  pulling every oilier day."  "Uud so dere vhas hot air und cold  air?" sighed the grocer.  "Correct. Hot air and cold air. and  when you have learned to distinguish  the difference these .-things won't appear so bad to you."  "Vhell, I try my best, und here vUas  a present to you of a can of chicken  dot vhas three for a quarter to close  out an estate. Dat vhas some cold  air."  STORY OF THE COAL  Effort Was Made to Stop  Its Use at  One  Time.  When coal was first dug and,burned in England, we-have no exact date  show, says Eden Hooper in Lon-  tu  kjnopping.  Concerning her 1 made no III timed Jest.  I hope, Indeed, that 1 am too well bred.  Nor did 1 heap dire Insult on her head.  I made a perfectly polite request.  I'm sure I've not the aspect of a pest  Or anything to cause disgust or dread.  Had   It   been   so  she. might   have  turned  and lied. '  ���������Twas  strange,  'twa3 passing strange,   I  do protest.  My presence she'seemed wholly to ignore  For  quite  awhile and   theii  by  slow  tle-  S grees  Became aware of me, and this I bore.  Although her stare had caused.my blood  to freeze.  All  that  I  could have said to make her  sore  Was,  "Have you time to wait upon me,  plcaseV"  I walked Into that store, proud and erect,  Feeling  I  had  led a life quite free from  blame  And that  there wore no spots upon my  fame��������� ,  That Is. as far as I could recollect.  I could not see my garb hud one defect  To   bring   Into   my   cheek   the   blush   of  shame.  Entirely culm and confident I camo,  And then 1 got Just what you would expect.  Ono   Instant   and   I   felt   my   face   grow  pink;  A clammy perspiration dewed my brow:  My   portly   person   straightway   'gun   to  shrink.  My knees" shake at the recollection now.  A tough experience!   And still I think  Men have no business vhopplnff anyhow,  -Ken nett   Harris  ln   New   York   Arnei+i  nan.       _^^^  "Kitchener  of  the   Navy."  So Lord "Rosebery once describ'd Sir  John Fisher, who has been made a  baron by the King. But nlthoifgh  Sir John Fisher is, like Lord Kitchener, a man of somewhat stern and  brusque nature, who, having set his-  mind on accomplishing a-thing, allows  nothing to stop him in his purpose,  there is no more simple ancl charming man than "Jackie," as the Tars  call him, in his moods of relaxing,  and he has shown a thousand times  what a good and even tendar heart  beats under a rough exterior. Ancl  tie can even display the qualities of a  bjrn courtier. When Queen Victoria  asked him to hi "very nice" to the  French Admiral Gervaia, who was  visiting Portsmouth, Sir John answered, "Madam, I'll Jciaa him if your Majesty wishes"; and he would have  done it, too.  don Answers. The early Koman accounts of ancient Britons do not particularly refer to this custom. But  that coal was used by our ancestors  at least 700 years ago we know irom  an existing state document, which  sets forth that JCing John granted "to  the honest men of Newcastle and to  their heirs the right to dig coles in  the neighboring Girth." So it must  have been regarded as a valuable right  even in those days.  It would seem that coal found its  way to London in some small quantities ut a period somewhat previous to  the year 1228. In any case, another  state document in existence, bearing  the date of that year, refers to a person located in "Sacoles Lane, without  Newgate," as one "who makes a habit  of burning a noxious fuel." In 1273  Sa-coles ������������������ sea-borne coal ��������� was proclaimed "prejudicial to human  health," and its burning was prohibited. State documents further show  that in 130G the gentry petitioned  against its use.  liy an act of 1331, however, in the  reign of Richaid II., we find that coal  wi'.s made a legal article of trade between Newcastle and London. But  the burning of coal for common purposes did not make much headway  until the reign of Charles I., 1G25.  We find, indeed, that so enlightened  a lady as Queen Elizabeth was "greatly grieved and annoyed with the taste  and 'smoake of secoolcs," and she forbade the burning of "stone-coole" during Sessions of Parliament, when she  was herself in residence in London.  Those were tho days when the punishment of hanging was accorded for  the most trivial offence, and thero is  un authontic record showing that a  man was thus punished in London  for disregarding the prohibition  .'ifiuinst burning coal at certain times.  Even as late as the seventeenth  ac.Jit'iry the opposition to the use of  coal was so strong that numerous petitions were presented to Parliament to  put clown the evil. These petitions  make very quaint reading, but lack of  space forbids any extracts from them.  As I have briefly shown, the word  "coal" has passed through a number  of forms before its present spelling  was decided upon. Even now, "Seaborne coal" is an expression in common use, differentiating between rail  and sea-carried coals.  I have referred to a state document  of 1228 which mentions "Sacoles  Lane, without Newgate." This lane���������  now Secoal Lane���������is still to be found,  being a narrow bvway off Farringdon  street, and abutting on the covered  duct which conveys the waters of the  Fleet stream into the Thames. Four  hundred yen.rs ago���������Henry VI1L���������  this miserable stream was a navigable  river far boyond where Holborn Viaduct now lies. Like all small tributaries, it gradually became dried up,  and what is now left of it sheds itself  through a narrow tunnel into the  Thames at Bhickfri������rs. However, in  the past days it had its wharfside markets and thoroughfares, and there is  no doubt that S'coal Lane takes its  name from an early traffic in coal.  Coal was first carried to London by  rail in 1845, when a small quantity  was so brought by the London and  Birmingham Railway���������now the London and Northwestern Railway. In  1850 onlv some 40,000 tons came to  London by rail against 3,500,000 by  sea. But gradually, during the next  fifty years, with the extension of the  railway systems throughout the country, the quantity carried came to exceed that brought by sea. To-day the  10,000,000 tons annuall- consumed are  about equally divided between rail  and sea. The advent of rail-borne  coal in London, altered the whole  course of business, and proved to be  a great public boon.   -  Turks and Coffee.  Coffee reached Constantinople about  1554 Hiid was,of universal use in Mo-  njmrnedan countries before the close  of the sixteenth century. So essential  was it deemed to domestic happiness  (hat a Turkish law recognizee a man's  refusal to supply bis wife with coffee  as sutriclent ground-for ber claiming a  divorce.  A Little Cold.  He caugl\t a little cold���������  That was all.  So the neighbors sadly said,  As they gathered round his -bed,  When they heard that he was dead  He caught a little cold���������  That was all.���������(Puck.)  Neglect of a cough or cold often  leads to serious trouble. To break up  a cold in twenty-four hours and cure  ���������any cough that- is curable, mix two  ounces of Glycerine, a half-ounce of  Virgin Oil of Pine Compound pure and  eight ounces of pure Whiskey. Take  a teaspoonful every four hours. You  can buy these at any good drug store  ancl easily mix tliun in a large bottle.  "Well, Miranda, they've found the  North Pole at last." "Sakes alive,  Hiram! .You don't say! Where did  they find it."���������New Orleans Times-  Democrat.  DISCO -/ERIES AFTER DEATH.  Minard's Liniment Co., Limited.  .  Sirs,���������T have used your MINARD'S  LTNIMENT for the past 25 years and  whilst I have occasionally used other  liniments I can safely say, that I have  never used any equal lo yours.  If rubbed b"tweon tliejiands and inhaled frequently, it will never fail to  cure cold in the head in twenty-four  hours.  It is also thc best for bruises,  sprains, etc.  Yours* truly,  J. G LESLIE.  Dartmouth.  President Had ley. of Yale, visiting  a children's school in Ih-irlgeport. onco  asked a little boy who Esau was.  The lad's reply was astonishing.  "Esau," said he, "was the author of  a book of fables, and he sold the  copyright   for   a   bottle  of   potash"���������  FROM AWAY OUT  ON Tl PRAIRIES  COMES PROOF OF ANOTHER WONDERFUL CURE BY DODD'S  KIDNEY PILLS.  Mark Southern Tells How They Raised   Him   From  a   Bed  of Sickness,  t Cured His Kidney Disease and.  Made Him a Well  Man.  Skipton, Duck Lake, Sask.  (Special).���������After thirteen years suffering from Kidney Disease brought  on by an accident, Mark Southern, of  Hcshiker Farm near here, is a well  man, and he is not slow to state that  lu owes his cure to Dodd's Kidney  Pills.  "It began with pains in my back,"  Mr. Southern says, "and across my  loins, and of late years I became very-  weak and for days I had to keep to  my bed. I had all kinds of advice  and tried a great many medicines, bul  all to no purpose.  "Reading an advertisement induced  me to give Dodd's Kidney Pills a trial,  and I wrote for six boxes. After taking the first box I began to feel relief,  and after using five boxes I felt quite  well again. I am now able to get  about my work and feel no" effects  whatever from the old complaint."  Dodd's Kidney Pills clean all Kidney Diseases and all diseases resulting from disordered Kidneys right out  of the system. That's how they cure  Bright's Disease, Diabetes. Dropsy,  Rheumatism and Backache. They do  it^ by putting the Kidneys in good  working order and they always do it.  Wedding Breakfast Seventy Years Old  Found   In  Room.  The recent discovery, after the death  of a well-known man in the Midlands,  of a roomful of unopened parcels, the  accumulation of over forty yea'rs, recalls many a similar case in which  dead- men have left behind . them  some very remarkable and quite unexpected possessions.  When the effects of the Rev. Mr.  Hagemore, a Leicestershire clergyman, were examined after his decease,  the following singular assortment of  articles was found among them:  Thirty gowns and cassocks, one hundred pairs of , breeches, the same  number of boots, four hundred pairs  of shoes,' eighty wigs (though he  never wore a wig in his life), eighty  wagons and carts, eighty plows (not  one of which had been used), fifty  saddles, thirty wheelbarrows, . two  hundred pickaxes, two hundred  spades and shovels, seventy-four ladders, two hundred and forty-nine  razors, and several scores of walking-  slicks. -c  When George III. died no fower  than five hundred of his pocket-books  were found, each containing money;  there was a* large collection of women's hair, locks of all colors and  lengths, some' with the powder and  pomatum-still adhering to them; and  scores of pairs-of ladies gloves, each  pair, no doubt, with a romantic history of its own. "There were also,"  to quote Grevillc, "all the coats ho  had worn for fifty years, three hundred whips, canes without number,  every sort of uniform, and the costumes of all the orders in Europe."  Not long ago when a Yorkshire  lady, reputed to be well-to-do, died,  no trace whatever could be found of  the money she was supposed to possess. There wore, however, scattered  through almost every room of the  house, scores of tiny pincushions,  each of which was found on examination to contain a single diamond of  considerable value. The eccentric  old lady, fearful of losing her capital,  had invested every pound of it in  jewels, which she had placed for  safety in these innocent-looking receptacles.  Equally curious was the discovery  made after the death of Mr. Peter  Jackson, a North country bachelor,  who during his life had been noted  for the shabbiness ot his attire���������indeed, it was said that he had worn  the same suit, patched and repatched  until practically none of the original  cloth remained, for the last thirty-  years of his life. And yet, among his  possessions, were found sixty-three  complete suits of good material and  fashionable cut, not one' of which  showed any signs of having been  worn.  Equally strange is the story told  of Miss Elizabeth Howard, a West-  country lady, who died early last  century at the great age of ninety  six. Miss Howard had in her early  womanhood boen engaged to a youn-r  squire, who had been thrown from  his horse and killed on the very  morning of his wedding-day. When  Miss Howard died there .was found  in a room, which had never since  been opened, a table spread for the  feast which had been prepared for  her wedding more .than seventy years  before. t .  "SALADA" is grown in the finest tea gardens of  the Island of Ceylon, picked every day and reaches  you not later than fifteen weeks after being gathered. Its native purity and fine flavour are preserved  in air-tight sealed " SALADA" packets. . You  are guaranteed tea of unvarying good quality.  Ask your grocer for a package to-day.   You'll like it.   Black, Mixed and Natural Green, 40c, 50c, 60c and 70c'per lb. ���������-  A Boy's Long Walk  A Toledo youth, Stttrl Cronly, started on Oct. 25, 1907, to walk around the  border' of the United States. He finished his little jaunt on Nov. 16, 1909.  lie says he walked 12,820 miles, and  he shows the signature of more thun  1,200 postmasters on his travelling  register.  Minard's Liniment cures garget in cows  Remember the awful example of tho  young fellow in the story. A girl towards whom he had "intentions" was  tolling liim about some little incident  sho had been in, and said���������"1 was so  ashamed that I covered my mouth  'with my hand." "I'm sure," he protested in a gallant attempt to pay a  pretty compliment, "such a tiny hand  could never cover such a���������er���������do you  think it's going to rain?"  ���������   Enlightening the Parson  ' "Now,"  said the Rev.  Dr. Fifthly,  beaming on the juvenile class, "what  little boy can tell me who the psalmist  is?"  "I kin,' 'said little Johnnie Woodlie.  "He's the' feller .what looks in' yer  hand and tells yer fortune."  HOWS THI8?  We offer One Hun-lred Dollars Reward  for nny case of Oararrh that cannot bs  cured  by   Hall's OarRrrh  Oure.  _       J    J. CHENEY ft 00.. Tolodo   O.  We tho undersigned, hove known P. J.  nhenoy for the lam 15 voire, -and bellow  him perfectly hnnorahl In-all business  transaction,, and financially able to carry  ���������lut any obligations made by his Arm.  "���������.Mine. Kinnnn l Marvin.  - ���������,   _ Wholpsale Drufrprlsfs, Toledo, O  Hall s Catarrh Cure Is taken Internally,  actlnp rtireetly i-p- the blond and mn  oous surfaces of the eyst.-m. Testimonials  sent free I'rice 75 ot nts per bottle. Sold  by all Druggists.  Take Ilufl'e Family Pills for constlpa-  tion. ,-  Its Virtue Cannot be Described.���������  No one can explain the subtle power  that Dr. Thomas' Ecloctric Oil possesses.- The originator was himself  surprised by the wonderful qualities  that his compound possessed. That  he was the benefactor of humanity is  shown by the myriads that rise in  praise of this wonderful' Oil. So  familiar is everyone with it that it i-*  prized as a household.medicine everywhere.  Dentistry In Greece.  In Athens tbere are good dentists,  and tbe people take care of ibeir  tpeth. In ibe rest ot Greece the dentistry is usually performed by' the  barber, who ouly pulls teein.  He Didn't Propose  "Could you be content with love in  a cottage?" timidly inquired the poor  young man.  "Oh, yes," answered the girl with  large ideas. "What we saved on the  size of the house we could put into  the automobile."���������Kansas City Journal.  ���������Elder Sister���������Do you want women to  have votes?  Younger Sister���������No  Elder .Sister���������Why?  Younger Sister���������Beause   I   like  hear about the Suffragettes.:  to  CHILDHOOD INDIGESTION  MEANS SICKLY BABIES  Without Discount  .  Maud Tweet���������How can I ever repay  you for your kindness?  De Knight���������With kisses.  Maud Tweet���������How much do you  value them at?  De Knight���������I'll take them at their  face value. . *  The baby who suffers from indigestion is simply starving to death. If  it takes food it does the child no  good, and it is cross/restless and  sleepless, and the mother is worn out  curing for it. Baby's Own Tablets  always cure indigestion, and give the  little one healthy, natural sjeep.  Mrs. A. P. Daigle, Lower Sapin, N.  B., says:���������"For severe, cases of indigestion I think Baby's Own Tub-  lets are worth their weight in gold.  My little one suffered terribly from  this trouble and the Tablets was the  only thing that removed the  trouble." Sold everywhere at 25c a  box or by mail from The Dr. "Williams' Medicine Co., Brockville, Ont.'  Before they are engaged he brings  her candy in fancy boxes; later on  she is lucky to get it in paper bags.  The Swearing Box.  In certain English public houses  there are boxes on the bar counters  which have a curious use. -  .These are called swearing boxes, into which customers betrayed into the  use of bad language are required to  drop a.coin.  In one hostelry ��������� which shall be  nameless���������there is a swearing box of  this sort; but the peculiarity of the  public house in question is that it is  largely patronized by women. They  are employed at an adjacent factory.  One would imagine that among women a swearing box would be an unnecessary article of furniture. But rn  this "case it is in frequent use.  Perhaps the work in" this factor}  leads to violence of language, but  whatever the reason'may"'be, it is a  matter of fact that the box is not lei*  empty. Indeed, the women make so  many "slips of the tongue" that the  box is filled not once only, but many  times,, so that considerable funds hav..'  been accumulated. What is the exact  figure of the" money obtained "by this  bad language box has not yet: been  recorded, but that it is a large amount  will be realized when it "is stated that  on a slack Monday in the late autumn  forty women had a day's outing on a  four-horse brake, the expenses being  paid for entirely by this means.  Indignant Wife���������"That new Chauffeur has only just brought the children  and me home and now he's taken the  cook out for a spin."  Husband���������"Great Heavens! He  doesn't half know how to handle a car  and she's the first decent cook we've  had in a-year."���������Brooklyn Life.  The woman who knows her husband  like a book is not necessarily satisfied  with the knowledge she has acquired.  Only One "BROMO QUININE"  That is LAXATIVE BROMO QUININE. Look for the signature of E.  W. GROVE. Used the world over to  Cure a Cold in One Da/.  Occasionally a good woman lifts a  man from the gutter, hut more often  the job is turned over to a policeman.  Wise mothers who know the virtues  of Mother Graves' Worm Exterminator  always have it at hand, because -it  proves its value.  Adolescent Jeffries    .  Mamma (at tea table)���������You must  never leave scraps. Tommy.  Tommy���������Oh, I don't, mamma. I at-  ways stay in,'em till the other kid is  licked.  BAD BLOOD ���������   is the direct and inevitable result  of irregular or constipated bowels  . and clogged-up kidneys and skin.  The undigested food and other  waste matter which is allowed to  accumulate poisons the.blood and  - the whole system. Dr. Morse's  Indian Root Pills act'directly. on  the bowels, regulating them���������on  the kidneys, giving them ease and  strength to properly filter the  blood���������and on the skin, opening  up the pores. For pure blood and  good health take  DR. MORSE'S  INDIAN    ROOT    PILLS  Quickly utops coufhn,  earn colds,  beulj  tho  throat and   lunxa. -       -   25 cents.  Making Room for More  "Has  nobody been during rny absence?"   asked   the   doctor.     "I   left  this slate here for callers to write their  names on, and it is perfectly clean."  "Oh, yes," replied the servant. "A  lot of folks has come, but the slate  got so full o' names that I had to rub  'em out to make room for more."  English Girl���������"You American girls  have not such healthy complexions as  we have. I cannot understand why  our noblemen tako a fancy to your  white faces.  American Girl���������It isn't our white  faces that attract thorn, my dear; it's  our greenbacks.  "Didn't you say six months ago that  if Miss Porritt wouldn't marry you  you would throw yourself into the  deepest part of the sea? Now Miss  Porritt married someone else three  months ago and yet you haven't^-���������"  "Oh, it's easy to talk, but let me tell  you it's not such an easy matter to  lind the deepest part of the sea"  A Very Shy Novelist.  Particular interest attaches itself to  Mr. Stanley ' Weyman's story, "The  Long Night," in view of the fact that  this famous novelist has practically re  tired from active literary work. Hating personal publicity, Mr. Weymau  has always preferred that the public  should judge him by his books alone.  There is a story told to the effect-hat some friends of a brother novelist  were on one occasion anxious to meet  Mr. Weyman. After some manoeuvring the novelist, assisted by Mr. Anthony Hope, succeeded in luring Mr.  Weyman into a cab and convoying  him to Kensington. Having mounted  the stairs, his friend threw open tho  door, exclaiming triumphantly: "Here  he is; we've f*ot him at last!" and  turned round just in time to catch r������  glimpse of Weyman's coat-tails diHap  pearing through the front door!  After dining, the restaurant patron  proceeded to ftp the waiter. "Beg  pardon, sir," said the waiter, examining the coin, "but this coin is counterfeit," "Ts that so?" exclaimed the  other. "Well, keep it for your honesty."  Not   In  Her Set.  "Why should we be so anxious to  signal  Mars?" asked Mrs. Cumrox.  "It would surely D3 desirable to  know something of its inhabitants,"  replied the modest scientist.  "Do you think so? From what I  read, I gather the idea that most of  them are working on canals. Knowing as I do how some canal boatmen  talk, I am very much inclined to let  well -enough' alone."  It was ruin the rug or ho Into to thc  party, so, up came the rug, on went  the water in the bathtub, and to scrubbing fell he. The rug was saved, and  the theatre party enjoyed thc laugh  they had over tho tale,  LA GRIPPE  Arretted, and Consumption Cored  Mr. G. D.Colwell, of Walkervi'le, Ont  waiikickea down with L* Ciippe in 1906  tmd it left him in terjr bid condition. He  lay*: I wm all run down and bordering on  Comumption. I could notileep'atn'gjiti,  had awful aweati, and coughed nearly ihe  whole time. Thi* ii how I wu when I  began to take Psychine, in a low nenrout  state; but from the first b, ttle I began to  improve. Itdidmarvalt for me and brought  me back to health in no time, making a new  man of me. It fortifies the body against  tlie attacks of La Grippe and ii a sure preventative. I al Ways take Psychine if I (eel  a cold coming on and it puts me right in  Bo time." -  NO HOMC SHOULD BE  WITHOUT PSVCHINE  tn Sol* ar s& DnttUti eai Dsslsrs, 50_ & $1  get btllt.  Dr. T. A. SLOCUM  LIMITED,  TORONTO  Some people are so formed that they  even hesitate when it comes to bowing  to the inevitable without an introduction.  Thc thing thnt makes a man maddest ' with his wife is for his collar  button to roll under the bureau when  she is awav from homo, so he has to  find It for himself. >'      ('���������'..���������'  "Old  Salts"  in the  Lords.  'When Admiral of the Fleet Sir John  Fisher takes his seat in the House of  Lords he will find quite a large number of "old salts" ready to welcome  him. The Duke of Hamilton wus at  one time a lieutenant in the Royal  navy, a position also held by the  Karl of Berkeley. The Earl of Hard-  wicke is a retired naval captain; the  Earl of St. Germans was also at one  time in the navy, in which the Earl  of Wharncliffe attained the rank of  commander; and Viscount Sidmouth  served for eleven years in the siune  service. Viscount Exmouth also served hs a cadet. Another well-known  member of the Upper House, Lord  Ellenborough, saw active service; am)  the Earl of Glasgow ia a retired cup-  taiif?  A woman's real secrets never show  up in her dairy.  The reason children keep everybody  in hot water is they lie when thoy  ought to tell the' truth and tell the  truth when they ought to lie.  A Place for Its Use  McSwconey���������I can not understand  why Cashin loft all his money to a  public institution.  Smalley���������Well, I suppose it's bo-  cause he could not take it with him.  McSweenoy���������I don't see, why not,  He had money to burn.  ���������i ti  Mi    '  ft*  ft.  THE   LEDGE,   GREENWOOD.   BRITISH COLUMBIA.  SiislliliMt  ������  EDMUND HOYLE.  A BASKET FULL  Of clean, t-wcet-smclHng  Ilnen'lfl obtained with half  the toll and half the timo  if Sunlight Soap Is used.  Sunlight shortens the  day _ work, but lengthens  the life of your clothes.  Ruin the-.Rug or Be Late  A theatre party waited half an hour  the other evening for one- belated individual, who arrived breathless und  profusely apologetic. Apologies entailed explanations, and explanations revealed some of the exigencies, as well  as the humor, of Now York bachelor  makeshifts. , >  In this case the gentleman who was  tardy found it imperative to economize  space. Necessity made his opera hut  share a closet shelf with the Tarragon  vinegar und the olivo oil used at -occasional evening spreads. One could  multiply proverbs in .telling the tale,  for in his haste to be on time the vinegar und the oil came down "unexpectedly with the opera hat, and deposited  their contents upon his lutest acquisition, the Shervan rug ho had just  treated himself to.      -   -  They  Just   Laughed.  A certain 'man quitted his native  village  many  years  ago  and  settled  in London.   He became an M.P., and  ' being- curious. to know what his  former companions thought of him,  he rushly" ventured on a, visit to .his  birth-place. Entering the local public  house he questioned the company as  to  whether   they    remembered    Mr.   -.    They nodded.    Then rushing  on his fate, he inquired:   "And what  did you say when  you read in the  'papers that he had got into parliament?" "Us didn't say naught," answered the old laborer who was very  busy with his tankard���������"us just  laughed."  His Smile Came Off .  In a Pennsylvania town, where the  Friends abound, a prim old Quaker  spinster recently ; attended the marriage of her grand-nephew, a young  person who had in the course of his  twenty-one years received much discipline at her hands.  The old lady was at her best on  this festive occasion, and, at a pause  in the wedding-breakfast, the happy  bridegroom looked over at her with  a beguiling'smile.  "Tell us why thee never nicrried,  Aunt Patience?" he said, teasingly.  "That is soon told,' William," said  the old Quakeress, ��������� calmly. "It was  because I was not as easily pleased  as thy wife was."���������Circle. -  The Man Who Came to Be an Author*  ity on Card Games.  Who was Hoyle, and why should  his name be UBed as a sort of guarantee of correctness *bo that it admits  of no doubt or'question? asks a writer  in Munsey's, who goes on to answer  the question.  Edmund Hoyle was  man, born near -Halifax in the year  1672. Nearly 150 years before his birth  there had been invented" a game of  cards which -was originally called  ''triumph." Its early history is obscure, as is the case with nearly all  games at cards,' but it was almost  certainly English in its English game.  The -name was gradually shortened  into "trump," and Shakespeare puns  upon it in "Antony and- Cleopatra."  s "Trump" became very popular,  but aguin the name was changed���������  it is not known precisely when���������to  /'whisk,'* and later still to "whist,"  'the word "trump" being retained to  denote a curd of the leading suit.  Differences at play often led to violent disputes and sometimes even to  duels, and it was left for Hoyle to establish all the points of the game  ' with real authority.  Hoyle was of good family and was  cducuted to be a barrister. Hio mind  was essentially a logal mind���������keen,  judicious and logical. Living in  Lorrdon, he bocame greatly interested  in the game of whist ancl gave to it  the same thought and' care which ho  would havo given to an important  case in court. Every evening he met  with a regular company of whist players at the Crown coffee house in Bedford row, where some of the deepest  players and most distinguished men  about  town used to gather.  Hoylo's acumen and the serious  thought which he had given to tho  game ,made his opinion on any disputed point absolutely final. . His  name was noised abroad throughout  London, and a great many people  used to come to hirn, begging him to  give them lessons in whist. Finally,  for the use of his pupils; he wrote a  book, which he called "A- Short Treatise on Whist," in .which was embodied his notion of the correct way of  playing the game. .*  Hoyle continued to give instruction in whist, and he also wrote- books  relating to other games at cards. The  rules that he laid down were accepted  by everyone, so that when any dispute arose it was always decided "according to Hoyle."- He lived to be 97  years of age, dying in 1769.  BODY   COVERED   WITH    ECZEMA  Yet Zam-Buk Cured  Him  of   Wellington  Mr. A. M. Brooks,  St., Steelton, says:  "Ten months ago I contracted eczema, which at first appeared on my  neck, later spreading to my chest and  body. The doctor thought this was  caused by the irritation of my .shut  an English- [ collar and the poison and steam from  the pulp, as I was then employed at  tho Pu'ii.Mill. I began doctoring, but  instead of the disease being checked  it showed signs of becoming worue;  ancl my nock, chest, and my whole  body was soon in a frightful condition. The skin actually peeled off,  leaving the flesh raw.  "I suffered cruelly from the terrible  itching ancl soreness, and was completely confined to the house -Not seeing or feeling any improvement, I, next  resorted to the ordinary salvos ancl  ointments recommanded for s-kin diseases, but although I gave each preparation a fair trial; none seemed  powerful enough to bring about a cure  until I began using Zam-Buk.  "From tho first application of Zum  Buk I had some relief, arid as I persevered with its use daily the soreness was by degrees drawn eut ancl  tire intense itching and aching com  pletely vanished. Scabs or scales  formed over the raw flesh, hut Zam  Buk soon cleared away all these, and  all hough the cure was naturally gradual,' it was complete."  If you suffer from any skin disease  don't make the above mistake, and try  till sorts of things before Zam-Buk  Get Zam-Buk first! Eczema, ulcers  abscesses, poisoned wnunc'n, cuts, cold  soivs, scalp sores, face eruptions,  chars, rod, rough patches���������all are  honied and cured l*y Z.-uri-Buk. Best  balm for babies' rashes. All drue-gists  and stores ut 50c. box, ,or post free  from Zum-Buk Co., Toronto, for price  When He Would Catch It  Kind    Old    Gentleman���������"What are  you crying for, little boy?" .  The'Little Boy���������"Oh, my' The'par  rot got out of the cage, unci���������and I'll  catch it when���������I���������I���������get home. Boo-  hoo-hoo I"  Kind Old Gentleman (in disgust)���������  "Catch it when you get home! Well,  why don't you go home and catch it?  What are you standing bellowing heritor?"  An Hallucination  The other day a lady called on an  oculist to have her eyes fitted with  glasses, saying. "Have you magnifying  glasses to make things look large?"  "Yes, madam." "Then I will t:.ke f,  pair, for the other day I mude a terrible blunder." "How's that?" asker.  the oculist. "I mistook u bumble bee  for a blackberry." \  He Didn't Ask.  He is a' small boy who likes to  'have the things that he wants, and  he is diplomatic in getting them. The  other day ho had gone out to make a  call with his mamma upon an old  friend.  "Now, dear," said mamma as they  stood on the doorstep, "remember  that you are not to' ask'for anything."  "Yes, mamma," answered the  small boy.  "I have been busy almost all the  morning making crullers," said the  friend as she entered the room and  greeted them. A beatific expression  spread over the small boy's face.  "I like to hear you talk about  crullers," he said, with a smile of  more than childlike innocence. "  "Why, are you fond of them?"  asked tho mamma's'-friend in a pleased tone.  "Oh,   yes,  very," ��������� said -"the  small  boy,   looking  if  anything   still  mora,  innocent. {  "I didn't ask for. them, mamma,",  ho cried in a tone of indignant protest as the door closed on the crul-l  ler maker, who had gone to bring in'  a sample.  The Bachelor and the Plasters  Mr. Grubb, an elderly bachelor, having boen troublcVl for a week or two  with a pain in his back, went to his  doctor. The physician, who was just  starting to see a patient, prescribed  two large porous plasters, and told  him to call again in about u fortnight nnd report.  Mr. Grubb complied with directions.  He went to u chemist's and bought  the plasters, and Iffter a prolonged  struggle with them in hisv own room,  succeeded in getting them "properly in  place. Being a very small man, however, the two nearly covered his whole  back. At the end of two weeks he  called at the physician's office again.  "Well, how is your back?" asked the  medical man.  "Sound as a drum. Hasn't pained  me any for ten days or more."  "Glad to hear it. You may take the  plasters off whenever you please."  "Not much!" exclaimed Mr. Grubb,  removing his coat and vest, taking off  his collar, and locking the door of the  doctor's office. "I won't touch 'em.  They're bigger than I am. What I  want you to do now, doctor, is to pull  me off the plasters."  The average wife spends fully two-  thirds of her time in worrying about  what to get for the next meal.  On my way to the village the other  evening I met a married friend running homewards at top speed' -with a  curious-looking parcel, which he curried very gingerly. . "Hello, Jim!" I  said, "why this hurry?'-' He did not  stop, but shouted as he ran: "New  hat for the wife, Will. Running home  before it's out of fashion"  The Humorous Japs  The Japanese servants in Vancouver  frequently make laugh-ripples on mistakes. At the last meeting of the  Pr.'iss club at Glencoe Lodge a new  member not being sure of the locution  of tlie club room, asked u Japanese  attendant (none of thc woman of the  house being visible), where the Press  club was-'going' to meet that day. The  Japanese turned and called through  the open door: "Vere does the Vim-  mens Express club meet?"  Another lady went to a hotel to call  on u mutual friend. The office suid  they understood 'the ludy was jn her  room, but' was lying down nnd did not  wish to be culled until 5 o'clock, but  if tho ludy caller- would send up her  card���������. The lady did und .waited.  Presently a smiling Japanese bobbed  low before her with hor curd on his  tray. "Madam, is- very sorry, but  marhim is not in," he said.  Madam's amazement was quickly  overcome by her sense of humor.  Tho next day' she received a 'phone  message to the effect that the huly  hud indeed not been in, but had not  told the Japanese messenger so.  Children's Coughs *_������.*���������  Ones Much Unnecessary Suffering  A STRANGE DOOR KNOCKER,  "WE KST tttOiamt TOR (������UG_S*Jn������*%DS  Gives instant relief���������Mothes and heal* the little  throati and prevents more serious illness. Children  like it loo���������to pleasant to Ulce and does not upset  the stomach.    ..  All Druggist*. 25 cunts.  J  A well known Brooklyn physician  was examining a class of nurses, who  had served their appointed time in  the hospital. The candidates filed  past him", and to each he addressed a  c.u'-stinn calculated to show the  nurse's efficiency. ,In one of the  questions he describnd the condition  of u patient, and asked tho nurse  ,how much morphine, in her opinion,  should be administered to the sufferer.  "Eight grains," promptly replied the  nurse.  The doctor made no comment, und  she passed on When her turn came  again she appeared greatly confused,  and suid to the examiner, "Doctor, I  wish to correct the answer I made last  time. I meant tosuy that onc-ni-jhth  of a grain should be given to- the  patient."  "Too lute." remarked thc doctor,  without looking up from his question  paper.   "Thc man's dead."  ******** * * ********  The Foe of Indigestion.���������Indigestion  is a common ailment and few are free  from it.   It is a most distressing complaint and often the sufferh'-g attend-  ���������-'Girl With a Towel." jt)g it is most, severe.   The very best  Mr. Herbert J. Bidwell, who has remedy-is Parmelee's Vegetable Pills  been for the past quarter of a century j taken according to directions. They  secretary of His Majesty's Almonry, j rectify the irregular action of the  is retiring from that position at the stomach and restore healthy action,  end of this month. Through a long For many yeurs they have been the  period of years he has figured in the ,' standard remedy for dyspepsia and  stately   procession   from   thc   Abbey j indigestion   and  arc  highly esteemed  The late Henry Ward Beecher onci  got a letter from "a youth, askinj  Beecher to find him an easy -berth  Beecher replied as follows: "If yoi  wish an easy berth, don't be an editor  Do not try the law. Do not think o'  the ministry. Avoid school-keepirrg  Let alone all ships, stores, shops  merchandise. Abhor politics. Don't  practice medicine. Be not a farmc:  nor mechanic; neither be n soldier nor  sailor. None of .'those- are easy. Olv  my friend! you have come"*into a hard  world. I know of hut one easy place  in it, and that is the grave!"  You cannot be cheerful,*  active and energetic when  the liver is wrong.  A torpid,  sluggish  liver brings constipation of the bowels, indigestion, deranged kidneys and all  sorts of  depression and  discouragement  There  is headache, backache, pains in  the limbs"and rheumatism.  By quickly awakening the action of the liver and bowels  Dr. A. W. Chase's  Kidney & Liver  Pills  clcanso the system of poisonous impurities and restore good digestion  and assimilation.  Dr. A. W. Chase's Kidney and  Liver Pills owe their phenomenal  success to the fact that they positively euro liver complaint, biliousness, constipation, backache and  kidney disease.  Ono pill a dos*. 2ti cts. a box, at nil dcalera  at Edinanaon. llatoa & Co., Toronto.  Nave to the Lantern in Westminster  Abbey on Maundy Thursday. According to ancient custom, Mr. Bidwell  has always carried a bouquet, representing thc sweet herbs which were in  evidence in the days when the monarch personally made the distributions, and haa been "girt with a  towel" in commemoration of tho  times when tlie Sovereign washed the  feet of the poor recipients of Ills  boun'** in token of humility.  A Post Office Story."  * In one month, according to the Journal of St. Petersburg, there have been  found in the post office letter boxes  332 postal cards and 170 letters;and  book packages bearing no address. In  this respect" the Independence Beige  relr.tes the story of a peasant who in  writir-g to his son addressed-the letter,  "A Mon Fils, Bruxellqs" (to my son,  Brussels). The authorities did not  despair. They placed the missive in  the rack of letters to be called for at  tho genera] post office. One day a  young man appeared at the counter  and asked, "Have you not received a  letter from my father for me?" The  elork handed him the letter without  hesitation.   He was the addressee.  for their qualities.  After n man gets on the shady side  of 40 he loses all interest in picnics.  losliit on nctUncr wb������t you ns*: tof.  The   Neglected   Commandants.  General Bundle was visiting in corn-  parry with a party of tourists his native county of Devonshire, and they  were shown over a little old-fashioned  church. Among the party was a  clergyman, who, when the visit was  concluded, looked round tho church  and suid to thc attendant:   ' '.-,  "Very nice indeed, but I notice that  you have not got the Commandants  exhibited.   How is that?"  The man's reply was startling.  "Well, sir," he answered, "it is like  liis:   We used to have them up one ,  CURED   HIS   LAME   BACK.  West Fort William, Nov. 7th, ISJ08.���������  "I have been troubled with a Lame  Back for the- past twenty yeurs und  have used . Plasters and Ointments  without effect. At last I tried Gin  I'ills, which proved just the thing,  and I would highly recommend them  to anyone who has a Strained or Lame  Back."  H. HARKNESS.  Gin Pills act directly on the Kidneys���������relieve the pain���������neutralize Uric  Acid which is generally formed when  there is Kidney Trouble.  Try Gin I'ills yourself before buying  the regular 50c boxes. Write National  Drug &��������� Chemical Co. (Dept N.U.),  Toronto, for free sample.  ITEM WELCOMED  BY MANY MEN  This recipe can be filled at  home, so that no one need know  of another's troubles, as the in-  gr-eilients'can be obtained separately 'at any well stocked drug  store. They aro in regular use  and many different prescriptions  are constantly being filled with  them.  This will prove a welcome bit  of information for all those who  are overworked", gloomy, despondent, nervous and have' trembling limbs, heart palpitation, dizziness, cold extremities, insomnia, fear without cause, timidity  in venturing, and general inability to act naturally and rationally us others do, because the  treatment can be prepared secretly at home and taken without uny one's knowledge.  Overworked oflice men and.the  muny victims of society's late  hours and dissipation will, it is  said, find the restorative they  ure in" need of.  If the reader decides to try.it,  get three ounces of ordinary  syrup sarsaparilla cmnound and  one ounce compound fluid balm-  wort; mix ancl let stand two  hours; then get one ounce compound essence cardiol and one  ounce tincture cadomene compound (not cardamom), mix all  together, shake well and take a  toaspoonful after each meal and  one when retiring.  A certain well-known medical  expert-assTts that thousands of  men and many women ore sufferers all because of dormant  circulation of "the blood and a  consequential impairment of the  nervous force, which hegets the  most, dreadful symptoms and untold misery.  Willing to Oblige  An Irish politician was addressing  a crowd in a frenzied speecli. Several  of his assertions, considered in- cold  blood, contradicted each other, and a  member of the audience turned to his  neighbor and suid; "This man reminds me of the Irish leader who was  cheering his ^iiien on in battle."  "Min," he says, "wc are on the verge  of battle, and I want to ask ye before  ve start, Will ye fight or will ye run?"  "We will," says thoy, "Which will  ye do," says he. "We will not," suys  they. "Aha! thank -ye, me min!"  suys he, "I thought ye wud."  eczema~c1ed"  through the blood  By the Aid of Dr. Williams'  PinK Pills-That Wonderful Tonic Medicine.  Eczema, or salt rheum is a disease  of the skin which shows itself in  small, red, watery blisters���������these  blisters break and leave a scale  which may be. rubbed off by thc  hand. The affected parts are intense-  -ly itchy <1nd the victim cannot bear  tlie touch of any article of clothing  over the'parts.  The disease is caused by bad blood  and must be cured through the blood.  Dr. Williams' Pink Pills have cured  muny cases of eczema simply, because  they are the one medicine that acts  wholly on the blood���������the seat of the  trouble. Among those cured by these  Pills is Mrs. Chas. Davidson, of Amherst. N. S., who says:���������"I suffered  greatly from suit rheum or eczema  and my hands were badly cracked. I  tried several ointments but they did  me no good whatever. I was advised to try Dr. Williams' Pink Pills  and had only used them for a few  weeks when the trouble disappeared  and my hands were entirely \ healed.  I urn very grateful for what the  Pills have done for me and would  advise other sufferers from" this  trouble to try them."  What Dr. Williams' Pink Pills did  for Mrs Davidson they have done  for many others���������not only in cases  of eczema and suit rheum but for  emotions ,and pimples, chronic erysipelas, scrofula and all other maladies which arise from poor blood.  They banish these troubles simply  because they clear the blood of all  impurities and leave it rich, red and  health-giving. The Pills are sold by  all medicine dealers or direct by mail  at 50 cents a box or six boxes for  $2.50 from The Dr. Williams' Medicine'Co., Brockville, Ont.  It must take a pretty good guesser  to be a prescription clerk in a drug  store���������judging from the handwriting  of the average physician.  Free to Our Readers.  Write Murine Eye Remedy Co., Chicago, for 48-page illustrated Eye Book  *   Free.      Write  all   about    Your    Eye  ******** * * ********  Every   Dog  Has  His  Day  M. P. (on the stump)���������Gentlemen,  in all my career- I have never been  approached  with  a bribe!  Voice from the rear���������Cheer up, old  num. Your luck may change!���������Pick-  Me-Up.  Having the toothache is more  than *for somebody_el.se to tell  nil about his. ���������'������������������*'.  fun  you  ."BETTER THAN SPANKING  "-Spar-King does not cure children of  bed-wetting. Thero is a constitutional  cause for this trouble. Mrs. M. Summers, Box W. 77,Windsor, Ont., will  serrd free to any mother her successful  home treatment, with full instructions. Send no money but write her  to-dny if your children trouble you  in this way. Don't blrmre the child;  the chances are it can't help it. This  treatment also euros adults and aged  people troubled with urine difficulties  hy day or night.  Time tries all things, and as Bickle's  Anti-Consumptive Syrup has stood the  test of yours it now ranks us a leading  specific in the treatment of all ailments of the throat and lungs. It will  soften und subdue the most stubborn  cough by relieving the irritation, and  restore the affected organs to healthly  conditions. Use will show its value.  Try it and be convinced of its efficacy.  The Attendant���������You mustn't handle  tho musical instruments, sir.  The Visitor���������Oh,.don't you be afraid  -I win play 'cm!���������1,'evelund Pluin  Denier.  Trouble und they will advise as to the  Proper Application of the Murine Eye In d  Remedies in Your Special Case. Your oock  Druggist will tell you that Murine Relieves Sore Eye-;, Strengthens Weak  Eyes, Doesn't Smart, Soothes- Eye  Pain, and sells for 50c. Try it in Your  Eyes and irr Baby's Eyes for Scaly  Eyelids and Granulation.  If the angels can see all the host of  us do down" hero on the sly they mus.t  be fearfully scandalized.  Minard's   Liniment  Cures  Colas,   8tc.  "Have you given some fresh water  to tho.goldfish, Anna?  "No mu'nm; they have not finished  whut' I gave them the other day"���������  Bon Vivunt.  "This custom of having two telephones in the oflice hns its disudvun-  this: We used to have them up one ,' tiuros. too." suid the business mun.  time, but no one about1 here seemed to "We've got a new office boy, and one  take tiny notice of them, so we took!of his duties is to answer the telethon! down, and they are behind that   phone.   The other d.-.y he heard the  door."���������-London Tutler.  Didn't Like His Looks.,  A would-be author called on Mr.  Fields one day at his office in the  old-time Boston publishing house  of Ticknor & Fields. Evidently tho  young man did not like Mr. Field's  appearance, for this was the conversation that took placo: "Is this Mr.  Fields?" "It i������. sir." "Mr. Jamen  T. Fields?" "J am he." "Woll,  then. I'd like to -sue Mr. T'cknor!"  tho  First Nightors  She���������What do those people in  ','ullory mean by yelling "fiats?"  He���������Those must be the catcalls that  wc read about.  There aro still a few old fashioned  people who never rode in tin automobile. .  Give married women a fighting  chance ancl they'll do the rest.  By refining to s'cal ti dollar n man  may acquire a reputation that will enable him to steal a hank later in the  ganro. *  boll ring, and coming to rue, said-  'You're wanted ut the 'phone by n  lady.' 'Which one?' I enquired,  thinking of the 'phones, of ocurso,  'Please sir,' stammered the hoy, 'I���������I  ���������I think it's your wife.' "  Minard's Liniment Cure*  Diphtheria.  Too many eye openers arc apt to  make a man sec double.  Great minds that run in the same  channel frequently collide.  A toucher in the primary, grade of  a Newurk school was instructing her  class in the composition of sentences.  After a talk of several minutes, she  wrote two sentences on the blackboard,  one grammatically wrong, the other a  mis-statement of facts The sentences  wero:  "The hen has three legs. Who done  it?"  "Willie," she said, "go to the black-  board and show where the fault lies  in these two sentences."  Willie did so. To her astonishment,  he wrote: .  "The hen- never done it; God  done it."  The Art of Putting Things  The study of the art of putting  things is to he recommended to everyone who mediates a plunge into print.  Even the writing of a death notice involves a certain amount of genius, if  the author wishes to keep clear and  well defined the fragile line which lies  between the serious and the funny.  That, this is true is shown by cer-  tuin quotations from a Leipzig paper  given in Bishop John F. Hurst's "Life  and -Literature in the . Fatherland."  Here are a few sentences extracted  from these obituary notices:  "Today death tore away from us for  the,third* time our only child."  . "Lust nitrht at five-thirty the Lord  took to -Himself, during-a visit to the  grandparents our little daughter An-  toine of teething."  Tho last sneaks bettor thrm rt knew:  '"Here died Marie Wie'gel. who was  mother   and   seamstress   of children  two."  Bella Coo la Indian Relic Is an Excellent Piece of Craftsmanship.  Perhaps the strangest door knocker  in the world may be seen in the pagan  Indian village ut Bella Coola, ubout  half way up the coast of British Columbia.  It consists of a wooden carving representing a man. The arms are rnov-  able, and between the hands is held  a knocker apparently bo formed as  to represent the stone hammer the  Bella Coolus used generations ago.  Across the knees is a board, like purl  oi the wooden' drum these Indians  formerly used much more extensively  than to-duy. When the arms are rained the -hummerlike knocker may bu  dropped so as to make a terrific  knocicing on the board.  This ligure, instead of being fastened on the door of the house, stands  above it, but the doorway is low and  the knocker is easily reached. Above  the door is an interesting inscription,  the pride of his family. - This ' hu--  been put up in honor of one of his  ancestors and it reads:  "In memory of (Jnioi Clelamen who  died July, ldl)3, aged 50 years. He was  honest and well disposed, and respected by both whites and Indians. Jn  Doci-inb.-r '92 he gave away with the  help of his .-oris Alexander and Johnny, properly in blankets, canoes, etc.,  valued ut 4,000 dollurs this being his  eighth large potlutch and feast that  he hud held." '  This sign is painted and was appar-  ently made by a white man, but the  wording und the arrangement of the  lines show that the work was done to  order.  The reference to the giving away ol  ��������� blankets and canoes is characteristic  of these people. By so doing they  gained not only a aristocratic position  in the tiibe but also credit, for the  property was always returned with interest and feasting in due course ot  lime.  At first this latter fact was not understood by tho missionaries and Indian agents, who supposed Unit the  potlutch was a boastful wasting of  property. They caused a law to b^  passed 'in British Columbia making rt  a criminal offence to give a potlutch,  and many Indians have been imprisoned for disobeying the law by continuing their forefathers' methods ol  linuncial investment, but nowadays  Lhe law is no longer enforced.  Sometimes property was given away  for the benefit of sons or daughters.  When they became a certain age they  had irr consequence an aristocratic  position and credit, of which they were  so proud as are the sons of families  of social' position in London or elsewhere. This class of potlutch may bj  likened to endowment insurance.  Occasionally property was given  away where no return was expected.  It was then mostly food, with a few  dresses, bracelets and similar articles,  just as white swells give dinners with  favor, souvenirs and birthday or wedding presents. Such giving away the  Indians of the- whole coast cull a  cultus potlutch, cultus meaning useless and indicating that no investment  has been made or return expected.  Potlatches of one kind or the other,  according to the proprieties of the oc-  'cf-sion, are given at christenings, wed-  uings or when neighboring tribes are  brought  together.  Prisoner's Dock From  Instinct.  , The relation of stories in which a  judge figured recalled an occasion a  good many years ago when Justice  MacMahon held the Assize Court in  Uie old court house on Adelaide street,  Toronto. The room was so arranged  that when Uie clerk of the court called  the name of each juryman selected to  take his place in the jury box, he had  lo walk the length of the room from  behind the rail, buck of which spectators sat, to reach his own enclosure.  In doing so he passed the prisoner's  MAKES STATEMENT.  After Spending Thousands of Dollars  and Consulting the Most Eminent  Physicians, He Was Desperate.  CHICAGO, ILLS.���������Mr. J. Q.  Becker, of 134 Van Buren St., a  well-known wholesale dry goodc  dealer, states as follows:  * "I have had catarrh for mors  than thirty years.     Have tried  everything on earth,and spent  thousands of, dollars for other  medicines and with physicians,    .  without getting any lasting relief, and can say. to you that I  have found Peruna the only rem*     -  edy that has cured   me   per*  manently. t -  1    "Peruna has also cured my  .    wife of catarrh. She always keeps  It in the house fop an attack of  'cold/whlch it invariably cures in '  a very short time." ' '  Another  Reason  "Rush���������These street cars are the  druftiest places I know of.  Stayput���������You're right. That's the  reason I never get up and give a lady  a seat, I know it's bad for her to sit  in a draft.  Lifebuoy Soup is delightfully 'refreshing for Bath or Toilet. For washing underclothing it is unequalled.  Cleanses and purifies.' tf  The temptation    of    money  spend it before you get it.  is  to  Country-woman���������-"I've been- expecting a puck of medicine by post for a  week und haven't received it yet."  Post Office Clerk���������"Yes, madam.  Kindly fill in this form, and state the  nature of your complaint."  Country-woman���������"Well/if you really  must know it's indigestion."  Minard's   Liniment   Cures   Distempe,.  Shoe Dealer���������Here are a pair of  hoots that will suit you exactly in  your ni-xt dash for the* Pole. How  did you like the last pair I sold you?  Arctic Explorer (reminiscently)���������  The best I ever'tasted.���������Weekly Telegraph.  When Holloway's Corn Cure is ap-,  plied to  a corn or wart it kills the  roots and the callosity comes out without injury to the flesh.  Mistress���������"I don't want you to have  so much company. You have more  callers in a day than I have in a  week."  Domestic���������"Well, mum, perhaps, of  you'd try to be a little more agreeable  you'd have as many friends as I have.  A Sure Corrective of Flatulency.���������  When the undigested food lies in the  stomach it throws off gases cuusing  pains and oppression in the stomachic  region. The belching or eructation of  these gases is offensive and the only  way to prevent them is to restore the  stomach to proper action Parmelee's  Vegetable Pills will do this. Simple"  directions go with each packet and a  course .of them taken systematically  is certain to effect a cure.  Bad mariners often pass muster for  good morals, and big money more often for both.  W.  N.  U.,  No. 777.  Are You   In On a "Pass"  There is a story aboutthe man who  went to see "Huinlet" played by a  "burnstormer" company in a frontier  town. The play was awful and the  acting a scandal, even for so crude a  town. Everyone in the audience  throw eggs or vegetables,' or hissed  and caterwauled; everyone except the  hero of thc story. He wns silent. His  silence attracted general attention.  "Why don't you hiss, pard?" said  his next neighbor "J)o you think, it's  good? It's rotten! You ought to hiss  or heave a cabbage, or do something  to show the actors how ycu feel about  it."  "That's ho," replied our hero. "I  ought to do it���������and I will I Here,  hold my hat while Igo eut and buy  a ticket. You see, I'm in here on a  bill-board pass I"���������Tho Novelty Nowb  is the trademark which  is found on  every bottle  of the genuine  Scoffs Emulsion  the standard Cod Liver  Oil preparation of the  world. Nothing equals  it to build up the vwak  and .wasted bodies of  young and old.  FOR SALE UV ALL DRUGGISTS  Bend 10c., name ot paper nnd thU id. for  our beautiful Savings Hunk nrnl Child's  Sketch-Boole. Knch baulc eoutnlug *  Good Luck Fenny.  SCOTT & DOWN*"  120 WaUisu'on St., Wost, Toronto, Ont.  On this occasion the clerk called out  thc name of a juror, and the latter  left his seat, but apparently did not  know where to sit.  "Get into the box," called out one  of tlie constables after hirn. Thc juror  walked half the length of the room  till he reached the prisoner's dock,  when he stopped, opened the gate and  walked in and seated himself. There  was u laugh at the expense of the  juryman, but Judge MacMahon whispered to one of the officials to scrutinize the identity of the man. It was  soon discovered that he was an old  hand in court, having boen three times  convicted of offences. Ho followed his  natural instinct in hustling" into the  box when spoken to sharply.  Flags of War.  There has just been deposited in  the uichives department u number ot  Hugs which good Canadians will revere. They were borne by loyal men  in the war of 181'^, and, blood-bkismeur-  ed and bullet-torn, arc hanging on the  walls of the new building, set aside  as sacred to Canadian history.  Tlie flags are those of the 4th und  5th Regiments of the incorporated  militia of Upper Canada, the 100th  Artillery, the Royal Emigrants, the  1st Cunudian Regiment, the Quebec  rnilitiu of 1775, und the Royul Engineers.  The flags of the 1st Regiment, the  4th Regiment, und the Quebec Militia  ure bauly tattered und torn and indicate the severity of their engagements.  The two flags of the Royal Emigrants are curious. They are homemade, woven on small worsted square  made, woven on small worsted  squares, with poles of lances. All. of  the flags were given to Dr. Doughty's  care by the Militia Department.  A Venturesome Countess.  The Countess of Minto, who, with  her husband, narrowly escaped being  killed by a bomb-thrower in India, has  had several exciting adventures. Once  she journeyed with her husband.'from  Ottawa to Montreal in Canadian canoes and camped out at night, while  on another occasion she startled Can-  udu by riding on the cowcatcher of  u locomotive in far-away Klondike,  and seated on this dungerous perch,  took a number of snapshots of the  quickly-flying scenery. On another occasion' the wing of tlie house in' which  she wus sleeping caught fire, and she  was only rescued in the nick of time  bv" her husband.  PILES CURED IN 6 to ,14 DAYS .  PAZO OINTMENT is guaranteed to-  cure any    case    of    Itching, _ Blind,  Bleeding or Protruding Piles in 6 to  14 days or money refunded.   50c.  A poor excuse is better than none-  it works.  SANATIVE   ANTISEPTIC   SHAVING  Not only is Cuticura Soap, assisted  by Cuticura Ointment, unrivalled for  preserving, purifying and beautifying  the skin and hair, but it is a luxuTy  for shampooing, bathing and especially for shaving. It possesses in modified form the medicinal, emollient,  sanative und antiseptic properties of  Cuticuru Ointment, while supplying  u firm, moist, non-drying, creamy ana  fragrant lather. After shaving, and  before bathing the face, gently anoint  the shaven parts with a bit of Cuticura Ointment. This melhod renders  frequent shaving a pleasure and commends itself to men with tender,  easily irritated skins, and as a preventive of irritation and inflammation of  the hiiir glands which, if negle*cted,  often lead to obstinate and disfrgur- ���������  ing eruptions.  Belle--But do you think you and h������  are suited to eacli o   cr?  Nell���������Oh, perfectly! Our tastes are  quite'similar l don't care much for  him, and he doesn't'cure much for me.  ���������Figaro.  A noted German ���������lyric sOprario, who  may as well be nameless here, as sho  is no longer before the public, developed in her later years a habit of singing out of tune. One night at a small j  company being asked to sing, she i  promptly consented, and her hostess  then went to Otto L������BBrnunn, the Ger-  mun critic, who was present, and  said:  "Hcrr Lessniarm, will you accompany Madame Blank?"  "With pleasure   Where ia she going?"  "Why. to sing."  "No, pardon mo, not there."  A PI8FECT K0HE REMEDY.  Endorsed by the Enitlih lournals���������"Lftnott,"  "Science Stftiiig������.'1 "Health."  Supplied to Brltlih Soldiers In South _fr.a_  Far all Thront and Ulaad Tr<mbU(, TUtntUfe  La ni pa. Abimsm, Old Soros, Vle������rerr������lmmt,  ��������� kin DliMisi, JCeMBia, FlmpUs,Mtlff Jclato,  Ithanmatlim, Lumbago, ���������pralef, BraUoj,  rila*.  Cain, Sore _oot aad Trott Blto*.'.  MM by Btuffglst*, ABfc Try It ono  X)o you trap or buy  FurH? I am Cnnad������r������  largest denier, I pity  hlfflieKtprices. Your  shipments solicited.  I pay mull and   express charges; remit  ptlr.   Also largest dealer in Boefhides,  'beepslkins, etc. Quotations and shipping tag*  sent tree. ( 0  JOHN  HALLAM, TORONTO  jromp  COLD   FEET  FOR  *P liatffid 3 to 12  Men'* _ women's  Ohlldron's 8lj���������������  Only $1.00  arvetri,v\  i gtMnnto* warm feot bjr wei-rlnft oar ' omoiib j  WOOtt-SOLEd BOOTS  OB "iTJUlDEnsOLIs"  Ltnod with thlok warm felt.   Kfep   the f*e*  wsjrn at JO twlow.' fliini boot* tor farm' and |  able.     TlioiMandn or   Tentlmonli  anoniplopalr or tito-Yoa will i  jtabl  otuandn or   Tentlmonlnlpi received.  You will be delimited.  Scottish (Wholesale) Specialty Co  (Cent. SO) Ml Prlncws 8t-, Winnipeg Man.  <jL>k jrpnr dealer to B*t tham.) '  Band a Port Card lor OalflloatW). -..-  .,!...'������������������,  THE    LEDGE,     GREENWOOD.    BRITISH     COLUMBIA.  .^ .. , .._____.^_].._J__.  The  ���������4,  Eholt, S. C.  A  COMFORTABLE  HOSTELRY  John A. jWe]VIasf>?  Proprietor.  rt  nelson, B. ft  OCT. V.   Will.I.S,  I'roprinlor.  First-class in every tiling.  Steam heat, electric light,  private baths. Telephone  in every room. First-class  bar and barber shop.  'Bus meets all trains.  &^m-&>f9Mstf������M  it  One Pcltoti Water Wheel, 3 feet  diameter, with shaft, boxing and  nozzle.  One'Automatic; Ball and Spring  IOngine fxovernor for ?>h inch steam  pipe.    Apply to  R- ELLIOTT, K-'sio, D.O.  About Float  riiwif i<- not a periodical.  It i.s ,-i hoi.1: containing 80  illiis-rniliiiiis  all told, and  in iii lei I with sketches and  siories.i������f we.-itt'i-n life.    It  ti-lls how a gambler cashed  in after the Hush days of  Sandon ; how it rained in  New   Denver   long   after  Noah was  dead ;   how a  parson   took  a   drink   at  Ih-'ir Lake in early days ;  how ju.-lice was dealt in  Kaslo   in   '!)3 ;   how  the  saloon man outprayed the  women in Kulamazoo, ancl  graphically    depicts   the  roainings   of - a   western  editor among the tender-  feet in the cent belt. ��������� It  contains the early history  of Nelson and a romance  of the Silver King mine.  In   it are   printed  three  western  poem.1?, and dozens of articles too numerous to mention., * Send for  one before it is too late..  THE LEDGE  Is published every Thursday at Greenwood, B C , and the price is $s a year,  postage free to all parts of Canada, and  Great Britain. To the United States and  other countries it is sent postpaid for  j*.?.50 a year. Address all letters to The  Ledge, Greenwood, B. C.  R. T. LOWERY,  PUBLISHER.  GREENWOOD B C, MARCH 10, iglO.  ������������ ������  ���������   PHOENIX  The nearest  hotel to the  te  Granby mines.   One of the  CM  ft  largest dining rooms in the yW  city.    The bar is   replete ������_  with nerve bracers of  kinds, and  the  most  grant cigars.   Drop up and  _  see me.  E all  y������  .fra- &  The price is 25 cents,  postpaid to any part; of the  world. Address all letters to  '. 7. Lowery  GREENWOOD, B. C.  J. R. Cameron.  Leading Tailor of the  Kootenays.  A. 0. JOHNSON    ������  PI'OI'I'IETOI*. &-"***  U_  asasssasasa  '���������&&&  Gr/ecncoood, 3. C  The oldest hotel in thc city, and still  iinder the same rnanii^cmniit. .Rooms  (Comfortable, meals equal to any in the  .city, and tho bar spppliee only the best.  Corner of Greenwood and Gos'erument  streets.  J. W. fielson  THE  g-ton  GREENWOOD  Js the place for. Peep-o'-Day Cocktails    and   Evening   Night-Caps.  JJuttermilk a specialty during the  warm season.  Dempsey, & Rippeto.  * .������������������in-.. -  I,  Hotel  Alexander  PHOENIX,   B.   0.  Is a comfortable home for  the miner ancl traveler.  Good meals and pleasant  rooms.. Pure liquors and  fragrant cigars in the bar.  JR.  V.  CIIISHOLM, I-nor-niCTOi'.  Kaslo, B. C.  ���������$$  Mountaineer and Kootenay Standard Cigars.  Made by  3. ft tfKliit ������ Co.. llelson  A blue mark hero indicates that  your   Subscription   has  become   deceased,   and  that the editor   would  once more like to commune with  your collateral.  Next to , iron, copper is king in  America.  AVe are pleased to notice that  diamonds are advanciug iu price.  Yomt enemy forces you into ac  tion and is really a friend in disguise. ".:������������������:  Si'itiNG is hero ancl soon the  green onion will mingle profusely  iu the scenery.  The star of prosperity is rising  over Greenwood, and it is to be  hoped that it will never set.  "Woki-y retards digestion ancl is  the disease of the age. If you can  forget nothing will hurt you.  Tin* government of B. C. is Conservative, but one of the most  liberal and progressive in Canada.  Hub sa3*s that the only man who  is in clanger of losing his soul is  the one who fails to use his sky-  piece. .    Judoixo from Mr. Hodges' experience,; we would think that  managing smelters is a good trade  for young men to learn.  Grke.vwood is always safe from  Hood? and snowslides, and the  citizens do not care whether the  postoffiee lobby  is  locked or not.  Owing to the high cost of living  in America at the present time a  dead man should save a lot of  money, as he does not have to eat.  Several washouts occurred on  the Great Northern west of Midway last week. ^  Three shifts are working on the  Poland China mine near Molson.  A mati is as old as be frels, but  a woman is/merely as old as she  l'eelrf she looks.  People who use religion as a  cloak usually wind up without a  rag of respectability. " *  One of the   things the Bible always  puts in italics is backbone.  Heavy Fruit Crop.  That the corning season will be  the greatest fruit year that British  Columbia has ever seen, is the  opiuion of W. E. Scott, deputy  minister of agriculture. Last year  there was a poor crop, not only in  British Columbia, but in all the'  Pacific States.  Now, however, all   the trees arc-  loaded   with   fruit  spurs,   and   if  nothing happens to upset their calculations,   it  is   stated by all who      The only reason why we don't seo'the  have  been   through   the   orchards face of truth everywhere is bacause we  that the crop will he a bumper one ! live too low down  " It is no trouble to raise fruit,  in Biitish Columbia," said Mr.  Scott. -'This has h.-en demonstrated beyond all cavil, but the  question of marketing is still an  op-n one ancl requires handling  with (he greatest care.  " I expect a very great influx of  people into the province this year.  A large number will take up fruit  growing, but there are {jalso many  coming who will engage in poultry  raising, dairying, mixed farming  and other industries. I expect to  see a very large number as soon as  spring opens.  The Okanagan ancl Kootenay  districts have taken the lead in the  matter of fruit growing. They  built up the district largely thiough  peisistent advertising.  Bad for the Game,  Joe Ryan, the Chicago story  teller, met a coal operator who told  him a story of two dealers at a  gambling house who were, invited  to go out ancl shoot ducks. They  had never shot anything, these  dealers, but;.craps and patrons,  and thev were nervous and not exactly up.to wliat they were to do.  They went to. a bunting hut in  the Illinois river and were told  they were to rise early iu the morning aud go out after the ducks.  They were so excited they'couldn't  sleep,' and about midnight one of  them went out in frout of the hut  ancl saw a large number of wooden  decoy ducks floating in the water.  He rushed :back, got his gun and  began firing at the decoys.  His companion,  startled by .the  sound,  came   ont ,and   took  '*ne-  lootc,   then .he  screamed. '' S' >: ���������  it!   Stop it, you lunatic !     -<������\ :���������'  shooting the boosters 1" ���������S i -  Evening Post.!  -<���������' ��������� ~  Many people  who  havi������  vi-ii--  THE  BRIDESVILLE HOTEL  Thos. Walsh, Pkopuietor,  Bridesville, B. C,  provides excel-  celleut accommodation for tourists  and travelers.  flt/fe '^v%'?"i/'*y<&'V$������v%''kV^^^iv*T"^*^ -  At Craig9s Cash 'Store..  Quality  is acknowledged,   purity   guaranteed.   .Inspect  our stock and see our big reductions.    It's bur quality,  .. that attracts,   aud  our prices ��������� that   sell.   -This- week's  Specials: **- .     ��������� ' *'.":'���������'.  .'Men's heavy lintearable Tweed Pant0, "--S3.00, this week, $2 50  Regatta Shirts (Neat Patterns) - - - -$1.'75, this week, 80.90,  Before moving'into our N't; w Store we aradt-berniined to  ,    ��������� reduce* ourimme.-isa stock, nob ori a 5, per cent.'reduction '-  9 bisb;, but buying here meatid saving money.      - * '���������-'���������_'  \   We Lead, Others Try to Follow.  ������������������;'���������;'"       "���������*'���������    T  V^tV -T������/^y<iy,"v*kVkV''''k/'*"w^'''"y-**^ %&%?*&%'%,'&&  E. W. WIDDOWSON, ASSAYER  AND CHEMIST���������Char-res: Gold, silver, copper or lend, SI oauh: gold-  silver, Jit.50; silver lead, SI.50; ftold-  sil'vcr, with copper or lend, ������2.50; zinc,  ���������$���������!; eilver-lead-zinc, $\. Prices for  other nietnld on application. Lnngflis-  Imiipi* 'phono 07. P. O Box, B lloS,  N-;l--oii,B C.  NOTICE  The two highly bred stallious of S.  A. Crowell,  Tack mason; so?96,  AND  Cautoiia, ������44f94,  will make the first of the season at  Home. Midway, B. C. ���������  ���������lack Mason   50790. Reon'i-d 2:15,  will   be  nt.   hi-iin-   mst-il the 1st of  " Unequalled for Domestic Use."-  * Dealers in Fresh and Salt Meats,|Fish|  and Poultry. Shops in nearly all the  towns of  Boundary and Kootenay.  ���������  COPPER STREET, GREENWOOD  May. and  M7.H  :| I.  * The  GREENWOOD  Is situated in the heart of the city and withiu  stepping distance.of all the banks, restaurants,  express, stage, .telegraph offices, etc.   The building i-= he-!t<-il  wit.li  hof. water find has a radiator  ���������   - ���������     ��������� in.     1'hr h.ii- eoritiirn- a large variety  I    vinteil   .-ind i|isril|"d  '��������������������������������������������������� t-r'n^i'H Hiiit;-  .   ;   e I,*.-,t1:' ���������)���������* ;i m-m <{ <������������������ !    . .,"nidation.  . ni'> in !it!-l !i-ivr k���������,(,|, iiiiijo.  t ..;i rt J;*-!;  A. CROWELL  Mikwav, B. C.  wl  tuixkhai. act  Certificate of Improvements  xo ncE  Colby Jlincrnl Clniin, sitimtc in the Greenwood  Sliniiiff Division of Ynle District.   Where  located : On Kelly Uro.k,' Siinilkuinccii District.  TAKE NOTrCR|lhtt we. Win  T. Smith  nnd  Geoi������e D. CumiiiiKham,   Free Miner's Ccrtiii-  eutcs-Xos.  B 7Jlil:i mid B2il.*)01, inlcnd, sixty  d;i\s   from   tho  dute   hereof,   to   iipplv.to the  Min'iif;: l'ecoi-d"i-   for  n Certificate of [innrovu-  ineiits. for llio purpose of obtainintr u Crown  Grunt, to the above ekiim.  And further take  notice  that action,   under  sccCon   37.  must.   he.  commenced  hefore 'tt,e  is^UAUCC of such Certificate.nf Improvement*  Dated this ll-.h day of February, A. D.liao.  Tin-: announcement that the C.  P. R. will cojiplete its line within  two years from Midway over the  Hope mountains, is cheerful news  to many in this section. It means  that in a short time the Boundary  country will have two direct lines  to the coast. Tho race to salt water  will soon be on between Jim Hill  and the C. P. R.  the town of Midway, B. C. arm  have noted the incouvenieuii location of the cemetery and it:- grca-t-  difficulty of access, have wondered  at the selection of such a *\������e.\Q?f*l%^Tf'f$,%T'or fif\ j tt!Y3������ri<ig&&seeuJ-GCr������-  Thereby  hangs  a  tale  which the j ������< JL ������XJAiX3k.Jlh ������    Cv   *_/Wi|jg  J. H: GOODEVE - - - PROPRIETOR  "^".v-i.^!. '^���������_^*v*=y**v,4/a, T^sjssy-Q.'Z cu^-_-v^^^^i^K_^iv'ia^ev%'%^Kv<  03������������^������S&S������Z^/iiSfrS^C-Zli&&Z*Z<z8Q������9������QeQ'  The restaurant in  the Wiudsor  hotel never closes.  SIMILKAMEEN    LAND   DISTRICT.  District of Yale.  Tn Ice--Notice tli.it I, Jlark Christeiirioii. of  Ujuti'liiry Falls, fm-mcr. intend to'apply for per-  ini.-s'on to purchase tlio follou-iu^ described  land: CJinmeneln;; at a post planted at the  north oast oirner of T. L Stll . on the east of  IJoimdary Fulls, llient-o norlh I) eh .ins, thence  wuit L-Ocliniua, llience south la clinins, thence  east iO chains to tlio point of commencement,  containing 8'i iicros more or less.  Dated the tilth d������y of January, lftio.  MARIi CHKKTENSEN.  THE HOTEL GRANBY  Is pleasantly Rituated in the heart  of Grand Forks, and is convenient  to all the leading financial and  commercial institutinns of ihe city.  Travelers'will' find it a comfortable  place to sojourn when in the city.  FRED RUSSELL  WATER NOTICE-  The  NOTICE is hereby Riven that an application will he Hindu under Part V of the '��������� Water  Act, la !������," to ohtiiii a licence in the S'm'Ika-  .necn Dlvi-ion of Vulo District.  (u) Tlie names, addresses and occupations of  the applicant* ure : Gconr-i Co;k, of Aniieoiida.  I!. O., Fre<> .Miner's C rtilii-ntc No. II HSlii:). and  II. !���������'. Jones, of Anaconda II, C, Free Miner's  Certilicale Xo. IliiKin.  (li) The 11:11110 of the lake, stream or source is  Surpetitine i.al;e, ������n Sur|icntiiie Fractional  Mineral Claim, Cent al Camp, Greenwood  Miiiiui; Division,  ((���������' Thc point of diversion U'Wc;! end of said  1,,-ika.  (dj The (itmiitily of water applied for i.i S  cubic feet per secjr.d.  (e) The elm racier (f the proposed works:  Water will he u,������ed by niciiuaof u ilain,ditch,  flmne, pipe, and k.tli()r'iieeessiiry ujipli uici.m.  (0 The preu-lsos on which water i.i to be used:  On die said Surpcnrlno Fraell mill Miner >l  Claim and sitrr.yiiudhi^ mineral cliilir.s of said  C'rntrul Camp.  (V.) The p irpnsiM for which wu'.er Istobeu^od:  JII11I11K ni.d Milling.  (i) If the water U to bo tt*nd for power or min-  inj; purposes (lu.-c.rlha the place where the waler  I. to bo rulurncd to some natural channel, and  ;he diirereiice in. iil'lludo between point of ill-  ver.ki in nnd point of re'urn: D,mil is Creett,  on J.uily,. I Ihu Luke Minenil Claim. -.',(XM) feet,  (ki Tlild notice was iwsti'd on Ihe Hth dayof  ���������lanuary, .Pin: uud application will be iimdo to  tliu Coaunis.-ijner on Ihe 1/ith di.y of March,  HUH.! .  (I) Clive tlio mime 1 and addreises of any riparian pr ������������������prii! oh cr llceniu's who orulioso  lilinl.i nj-i! Illmly lo I o.nfi'ui ted by tliu riro|nscd  works (dlln.-r iiluvu. or Iwlow the outlet: Only  I he applicant.-, CiKuHCIK COOK,  II, K, .ion*p:h,  Ar.ncjiida, II. C.  Jfas home cooking and hqme-iriadi'  preserved fruit,  Sunday Dinners a Specialty.  Meals /served from Ga, m. to Op. m,  A Bar in Connection.  Plenty of. warm, clean and pleasant  ��������� 'rooms ufc reasonable prices.  ''Mwit irAKKy'To^ys, yeseee,  LOWE*5Y'3_CLA!M  Di'i'iiiv tin? H7 rnniilhs thnt Ltnvery'a  Ji.-iiin wii.s on I'lirtn it fliil  b 11 Mm cm rill  ,v('i-   tho   worlil,     It,   was   tiro   most  iiiir-u-!, iiiile-iciirhwit nnd fenrlcss jour-  inl liV'-i' piMihu'ctliii t'aiinda    Pulitk-nl  aik! tlifoln-ilcrrl ci.ciniuefiiii-Miecl it uiili  die vcimhii nf n-nitili'Hiuiku until tbe  ^Mverniiniiii  hIiuI  It out mi' the rnitilM,  and  its i-diinr ccasrid   to   publish   it,  pailly on ;ucount of s\ 'Irijjy liver and  partly hiiciut-ti it lakes��������������� pile of money  to run a papr-r thai is dnLlau-ccl. 'Jhern  are still U5 different editions of.thin con-  drirrinecl journal in print.   Send 10cents  and get one or $1 50 and pet the bunch  It, T LOWERY,  Going to Peru.  A. B. W. Hodges has resigned  his position as manager of the  Granhy f-inelter to take charge of a  smelter in Pern, it is said at a  salary of $50,000 a year.  On April 1st Mr. Hodges will become general manager of the highest smelter iu the world and the  largest in South America, when he  assumes charge of the Cerro de  Pasco Mining Co's mines and reduction works���������the elevation being  14,300 feet above the sea level.  The mines and smelter'are located  in the Andes range of mountains,  about 140 miles from Lima, Peru,  the production being copper, with  some silver. The copper runs from  G to S per cent to the ton of ore,  and the four blast furnaces and five  reverberators reduce from 1,200 to  1,300 tons of oro daily, the annual  output of blister copper being in  excess of 3-3.000 pounds, which is  being steadily increased. The  company owns also its own coal  mines and coke ovens, has about  5,000 employees, cwiis its own  branch railway of some 75 miles  with its complete equipment, in-  oltiding a private coach for the  general manager and family. ,  Leads in Copper. '  Tlie United States continues by  a large margin to lead the world in  the production of copper. Again  more than half of tho copper produced during the current year has  come from the miuos of half a  dozen states and the territory of  Alaska. Tho potential ontput such  as responds to any degree of rise in  the market price of the .raetal is  very much greater. The lower  prices of the past. year have reduced the total market value of  the-product on hand, but has not  appreciably diminished the tonnage.  A notable decrease in^the cost of  operating mines has taken place.  This is accounted for by improved  method?, due to training in the  Sfienlific i-tinly of the profession,  assifted by the United'State's geological Hiit-vey, and.by the employment of skilled labor. Among the  Slates Arizona leads iu production.  Montana is second and Michigan  remains a close third. These three  states turn out more than three-  fourth of tho amount produced in  the United States.    ��������� ��������� :  writer   learned    some,   Mine   agi  merely by  accident.    One of  the-,  very first settlor-- of  "Midway, nnd,  in   fact,   the   firr-t   per.-on   to   be  buried   there, .wns  an   American  who had bacon*.-! n, naliirulizi.'d citizen of Canad.i.    On   his  (h-.-ithbivJ  ho expressed a. wish   Jo  be   buried  on the crest .of   tho.   hi^h   pi-al; on  the west sku- of  the KeJiie   river  and exactly on  rhe  boundary line,  so that half of iii.*- bnly  mU-ht rest  iu  each  of ..the  two  conn tries  co  which   he   owed   allegiance.    lii.s  friends soon perceived.that to transport the corpse up this almost perpendicular cliff  was  impracticable  and so determined to  bury him ou  a smaller and less steep mountain  on tho east side of the river.    The  means for transportation were very  limited,   however,  and   the   little  procession got no  farther than the  high   bench    where    the   present  cemetery  now  stands  and buried  him there, where his body formed  the   nucleus .of   their    cemetery.  Wonder if his  Shade  comes back  ffom Hades to curse  the infidelity  of his friends, ancl it is this cursing  that  makes  the  air so scorching  about Midway in the long summer  days  when  the   old-timer   moves  around the house  with the sun in  order   to   keep   in   the   shadow?  Perish the thought.-Molson leader  Successful Men.  I have on my dpsk a list of 1.000  successful men of this nation. By  ���������'successful" I do not mean mere  money makers, but men who have  given ns new conceptions of steam,  electricity, construction work, edu  cation, art, etc. These are the  men who influence our moral������������������'���������������-.  well as physical lives. They construct for better things.  How these men Btarted in work  is interesting. Their first foothold  in work is a lino study.  Three hundred- started as farmers' sons.      .  Two hundred   started   as  mes  senger boys.   .  Two hundred were newsboys.  Oue hundred were printer-' a ���������  prentices. -'���������...,���������.'������������������-.  One hundred were appre.i'; ;���������-'!  in manufactories.  Fifty began at the bottom of  railway work. Fifty���������-only fifty-  had wealthy parents to give, them  a start. ���������Juvenile Court Record.  NUi'vHON, B. C.  WIIOLICSAT-B  Produce   awd   Provisions  pair  m  T  ������ fll 11  'AMD MMW-Yii  L^&M V St 1.1  ft/  &L  C. iron wood, is  the  home Tor workiuginen of all nations.    It is &  i-*ft3i  Leaves Greenwood for Spokane  at 7 a. in., and for Oroville at 2:30  p. m. J. McDonell.  ALEX.   STEWART  EHOlT b. c.  Dealer in Drugs, Stationery and  Fancy Goods. Prescriptions compounded with careful promptness.  Orders by mail receive prompt  attention.  Frank Fletcher  Provincial Land Surveyor,  Nelson. R. C,  WESTERN - - HOTELS.  T1IK    IOUTEVAY    SALOON  Sandon, B. (.'., has a line of nerve  bracers unsurpassed iu any "mountain town 01 the Great West. A  Efl.-ik-s of aqin pura i-iven 'Vee will)  ���������-rent- 'M-'iii,  n*. ������,*.,^,m .1 iiwi.i^w.'w.,..mi 11���������... ,- 1 ...^..^nnwiain  ���������������'iti-:*������i-"st   ii'������i'>-w  Nel-.i, li   ���������'.,   iK  Ml.':   nil I'.'h -illl-  '-.������'.ii ,i:i and ICii, i|ic.;-.-.;/! hi Thc'ii  i> iKitiiiiip; vi 1 isv nliiiii; tin: lion-u  OXCt'i/i '.'������������������<��������� ���������J.'-'ti i      tlie l-ill't'.  ' "lliilonii Si Ti-<-f������lliii4.  4> convenient to the:smelter 011 the hill. The dining room is sup-  ������ plied with tasty'and substantial food, while the bar contains the  ������b best wet goods in the , rn-irket. Electric lights all over the  premises.    Hot and cold baths.  OSa   Lofstad,   Proprietor  TIIIJ    ilOTLf-   SLOO.V*-  --Three Forks, B. C, is tlie lending  hotel of the city Mountain iroul  ���������ind   jj.-mif   '-itiui'--   *i ��������� ^peeiriltv.  . .-'.'villi'   ������������������!���������-������������������...:   i  i. -"',-. i--iph.  Illlltli   M-. -n    -'i-iii>.  '{���������>-.'  ri^a,it������������iuy:AV*ki������..Vi|,Vkrt^,,k^i     Olympia oyster cocktails al ways  "   .(LT''Bui-,vuo(i, 13. C.     ready at the \y*incisor hotel. stak-jcl for settlers.  P. Burns & Co. have'purchased  tho meat business of Summer &  Wat-dle in Princeton.  Tho E. T. Bank has -opened a  branch iu Princet-in.  Ainsley Mcgraw of Jiedl.oy ciiii  now issue marriage, iiceiisi'..'-.  L. Marcotte is building au hotel  at Granite Oieek.  Now machinery is being put in  at the Jennie 'mine iienr Orient,  Wash.  Webb Wright has sold his hotel  in Endeiby to Charles Cood for  $20,000.        ,  .i  In three months around Fort  George  250,000 acres baye beep  I),-  l.-ltilirni'tli-.^;-     - I - S t 11 i i_"    :-,v.  I'm-, Iii I'i- !i '.'oliinibifi.  Hein-y >".���������<���������(������<!. I'lvipi-,  ������^*.-*������.rA;������-',.i-..t**<r--T*.ki^.  THK    I'llOVINHK    IIOJF.l  " (.ti-anii 'Forks, is .'a.lar^e; three- i  ,   .  Unry ithriirl;. liorel; thnt  proviiiesi |  tlnj'i'ahlk: with  -jo.xl inc-ils and j  I'diiHsiint-ror-iiij.    A m.-iv bnililin^-  hut the,���������(������������������nut! old r.itc'.'i,     .       -..,  - 1* 11111 i.11 [���������'en, Piojirlotor,  ,kwirrriv,^������^'Ank������^^itf^.uvKukwju^uukMUi,4Ujntf  i, tj'KViKW  iiuri:i,  in   Ni l'O't,*B   C,   eiiijiliA-.s   all  . .ivliil'i? li(il|i.. and is u'hoiiitrfur the  ���������voi-lil .-it ���������?.I.'10 (t-d.-iy.  ���������   ���������'   '  ' It. L, tJi'illllli, l'ri>ii.-!ot(ir.  I'ilM    KASLO    llOTI-.ir,  K'lHlo, B. ('.',,-   is a ..ctiirifi-r-trilih'  ,     hoine fur all  who -travel '(ii that  city.   ...:'������������������-  Couklu & I'-ipworln.  SMEaitllOOKE   1IOUSW  .,   Nelson;'B C' One rniniite'rt walk  from C.  P. R   station.   Cuisine  ���������'," unexcelled; Well heated anc} ycih  -    tilated.  Voyir Ill-OS,, t'i'CI'rjetors,  p Far away fields'are usually thought to be green.  V This is probably why so many people, in the.  f? boundary arc constantly' buying real estate and  ^ stocks far from the district in which theylive."  If Why not put some of your" speculating money in '<  p ventures within a few miles of your own door, and  \ benefit yourself and the country in which you  f  reside and make money ?  a The Ai'go Mining and Tunnel Co.'of Greenwood  U is organized under the laws of British Columbia,  fi with a capital st0".k of $1-5,000, divieed into f  500 000 shares at 25 cents each, non-personal Ha-  bilitw Ad join in o- .rer-mv'-nd the company own a*  In' !��������� . in'xir .i!: v'in;.'*! ������������������ f-'1 ms, w'ih high grade  ���������j; ��������� ' >���������:([ -op,������(.��������������������������� <>\'<: ir i ji������ = > tho Hurfact'. The  T '-ijsup.ny i.s 'io*.v ������������������ii-..aged in rutiuiivi* ;i H.O'iQ-foot  y M'ihu'J to run all these lead; \n :jrc;>r dijptii. ICvt-ry  A iudifjiUion is favorable to tho striking..of valuable  &> clcnoKits of ure, and (he lime lo'invest, is now,  t fti-ou as ore is oni'ouulorcd'at great depth thc price  J of slock will-asooiHl. rapidly and the chances of  y -making big money out of a small investment will,  not be so:good. The time to speculate \awhen  ������0 things are bou'inning. The success of this.big  *��������� tunnel means great wealth .for the investors and  f increased prosperity for the entire district  ^ "Investors and '���������visitor;"', to the dtstrictarc, cordially  invited to h.s-.p'ucl, Ihe properties aud view the work  being done in the tunnel. For further particulars  address the president or secretary.. '���������   -  OLA LOFSTAD, '   A; S. BLACK,   ���������  ^President. ' Secretary.  t


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