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 z  jJi������'-<  ���������">*/���������*<-.���������������*���������l  'I        '  i  i/iAR24l91'  / *>>  **>  "-"'if  m  i.  V WcroRifc,  ������ o:^  e  vol. - xyn.  - GREENWOOD,. B. C, THURSDAY, MARCH 23, 1911.  No. 37  a������iiB������ttiii^  JUST ARRIVED  ANOTHER CAR  PURITY ROLLED OA TS  8 POUND SACK, 40c; 6 POUND SACK, 35c-  TRY A PACKAGE OF PURO FOR 25 CENTS  THE STORE OF PLENTY  RUSSELL-LAW.-CAULFIELD Co., Ltd., GREENWOOD, B. C.  ���������**-*f***---'----J----M-fl  Waterman's Ideal Fountain Pens  Suit Oases, Hand Bags  ��������� Trunks,   Shawl & Trunk Straps  A NEW  SHIPMENT JUST ARRIVED  Kodaks  ,-Films  Photo Supplies  Leather Goods  China -Ware  Novelties  A. L. WHITE  The Furniture & Stove Man.  GREENWOOD, B. C.  PHONE'r6.  * FIT REFORM'  SPRING SUITS  JUST ARRIVED  ��������� $15  -   TRY ONE  UP   =?��������� BOOKS =  TATIONERYI  WALLPAPER  Postal Cards  School Books  School Goods  Sporting'.  Requisites  Dolls, Toys  YOU PROFIT S_  OUR    -    -  XPKKIiSNCr-  tMERCHANT TAILOR. *  TRV-QANONG'S FEME CHOCOLATES  No Freight or Express -  When you Buy your Edison Phonograph  or Victor Talking Machine from us.  We sell both Machines and Records at the Same Price as Any  ��������� Dealer in Canada. Any particular Machine not in stock can  be procured in from four to six days.  WE SELL ON EASY TERMS WHEN" DESIRED.  .GULLEY.&CO.  GREENWOOD,   B. O.  OPPOSITE   THE  l3_____a___gai  POST  OFFICE.  ___B_8!  PHONE   27.  THE CANADIAN BANK  OF COMMERCE  SIR EDMUND WALKER, C.V.O., LLD., D.C.L., President  ALEXANDER LAIRD, General Manager  CAPITAL,- $10,000,000 _,      REST, - $7,000,000  DRAFTS ON FOREIGN .COUNTRIES  _very branch of The Canadian Bank of Commerce Is equipped to issue drafts on  the principal cities in the following- countries without delay :  SPECIALS  PASTRY BAKED DAILY AND  ALWAYS FRESH.  OGILVIE'S  ROYAL HOUSEHOLD FLOUR  49 pound, sack, -?2.io  OGILVIE'S ROLLED OATS  8 pound sack, 45 cents  TREET:  "Africa Crete  Arabia Cuba  Argentine Republic Denmark  Australia Egypt  -Austria-Hungary Faroe Islands  Belgium    ��������� Finland  Brazil Formosa  Bulgaria France  Greece  Nt!w Zealand  Holland  Norway  Iceland  Panama  I ndia  Persia  Ireland  Peru  Italy  ^Philippine Islands  Japan  Portugal  Java  Koumania  Malta  Russia  Manchuria  Servia  Mexico  Slam  Siberia  Sou-Jan  South Africa  Spain  Straits Settlements  Sweden  Switzerland  Turkey  United States      '  Uruguay  West Indies, etc.  Ceylon Fr'ch Cochin China .Malta  Chili Germany  China ���������   Great Britain  The amount of these drafts is stated in the money of the country where they are payable; that is thcy are drawn in sterling-, francs, marks, lire, kronen, florins, yen,  tacls,-roubles, etc., as thc case may be. This ensures that the payee abroad will  receive the actual amount intended. 233  FOlt   SALE  A Restaurant and Rooming  House in a good town, doing a  business of about $6,000 a month.  Price, ������5,000.    Apply  Ledge oflice  K0O3IS   TO   I.EI  In the Swayne House, Silver  Street. Clean, private and comfortable rooms in a quiet locality  at reasonable rates.  SAVINGS  BANK  J. T. BEATTIE, Manager.  DEPARTMENT.  Greenwood Branch.  ESTABLISHED 1817  Capital, all paid up, $14,400,000.   Rest, $12,000,000.  UN"OIVIOKI>   l'KOFITS,    8001,789.11.  Hon. President: Lord Strathcona and Mount Royal, G. C.M.G.  ricsident: R. B. ANGUS, Ksq.  Vice-President and General Manager: Sm Iv. S. Ci.oustcn", Bart.  Branches in London, Eng- {���������VK33!} New York, Chicago  Buy and Sell Sterling Exchange and Cable Transfers.    Grant Commercial and  Travellers' Credits, available in any part of the world.  SAVINGS BANK DEPARTMENT ���������,nS__?___,I?____1.nt  Greenwood Branch - W. F. Proctor, Mgr.  1  TEMPERANCE  is all right if shorn of lmmbuggery.  Too much water drinking is just  as injurious as too much liquor or  anything else.  OUR PURE WINES  AND LIQUORS  arc Medicinal if not abused. Every  household should have a moderate  supply of pure wines or liquors in  the closet for emergency���������cither  unexpected visitors or sudden illness, when a drop of pure liquor  in time may forestall all necessity  for drugs.  LGreenwood Eiquor Company, importers, Greenwood, B. fr ������  Some good films will be shown  at the Star Theatre, on Friday and  Saturday, inoludiug Tlio Music,  Teacher, For a Western Girl, The  Chemist-,  and  works.     Two  songs will bo 9ut*jr.  Betty afc the Firo-  popular illustrated  John Henderson died in the hospital last Thursday from heart failure. Ho was about 55 years of  ago and a native of Scotland. Tho  fuueral is deferred awaiting instructions from his brother in Toronto.  ������<><*<^^*������<������-<j-<^<J!'-<T'<J'=r9<*,9  I Around Homejj  S. M. Johnson will return from  the east next week.  James Dimmick is spending a  few days in the city.  James C. Dale is on a visit to  the copper metropolis.  A. C. Mesker will make a trip to  the coast next month.  Mrs. McDowell is opening a private school in Phoenix.  Born���������On March 18 to Mr. and  Mrs. James Jory, a son.  John Mcintosh will return alone  from Arizona in a fp.w days.  Jeff Davis spent a few pleasant  hours in Phoenix last week.  Jimmy Britt knocked out Harry  Guise iu Rossland last week.  Plans are being prepared for the  new skating rink in Phoenix.  M. Sater of Seattle is in town on  a visit to his brother A. S.iter.  Ed. Rowland is holding a frame  on the News in Warduer, Idaho.  Billy Murray is still mingling in  the scenery of Petrolia, Ontario.  The funeral of Nick Cavauaugh  took place iu Spokane this week.  Mrs. Brouse, wife of Dr. Brouso  died in New Denver last Monday.  A small force is working on the  Mohawk group of claims near Fife.  Spring is here and it is timo to  clean up tho streets and backyards.  Mrs. Thomet has made tho necessary addition to her hotel in Mid'  way.  Scott McRae will spend the Bummer prospecting up tho Thompson  river.  James McCrcath sr., has gono ou  a visit to some towns on the  prairie.  John Cropley is again agent for  the beer that is making Phoenix  famous.  The Gem cigar store now has for  sale tho celebrated Kootenay Sfcan-  durd cigar.  Bom���������At tho Mother Lodn, ou  March 20, to Mr. aud Mrs. "Wheeler,  a daughter.  R. A. Chester has been appointed, to manage the bank of B.N.A.  in Quesnel. '  W. H. Rambo has returned from  tho south, and left 3'esterday for  tho West Fork.  Born���������-On March 17 to Mr. ancl  Mrs. W. McArthur, a son weighing ll-jl- pounds. .  ��������� After being six years in the east,  Dan McKenzie returned to Greenwood last week.  Ed Rippeto and Charles Demp-  sey, will return to their Fish lake  ranch next month.  Two daily ore trains, are now  being run between Phoenix and  the Granby smelter.  Dr. Simmons goes to Grand  Forks on Saturday, and will be in  that city for a week.  Last Monday it cost the Greenwood Liquor Co. $50 for an infraction of the liquor law.  The Music Teacher^a beautiful  Power's drama, at the Star Theatre  Friday and Saturday.  Dan McDonald has returned, after spending the winter at his former homo in the east.  John Seward and Georgo Johns  are holding positions with a mining  company at Cobalt, Ont.  F. W. McLaine will be one of  tho judges, in the Nelson News  voting contest on April llth.  The C.P,R. will put' on a work  train to fill iu the trestles, between  Fisherman and Grand Forks.  Jim Dunn is running an hotel at  McMurray, -Wash. For years he  conducted a saloon at Chesaw.  Tho election of officers, for the  Greenwood Conservative association will take place on April 7.  J. A. McMaster, the sage of  Eholt is mingling with the throng  in Vancouver for a brief period.  The first general meeting of the  Greenwood Farmers Institute, will  be held in this city next month.  Last week a marriage license  wasissued to Matt Tiiti, and Miss  Evelina Waski, both  of  Phoenix.  A rock slide east of the Bulldog  tunnel, delayed the Boundary  trains for 15 hours on Tuesday.  Mr. Fillmore of Westbridge is  suffering from blood poisoning in  one of his bands.  Ed Collins has gone to West-  -bridge to assist J. -G." McLean -in-  the construction of the K. V. railway. ^ s-  'Steve Hall, late financier of the  defunct-Times will remain in Grand  Forks, his wife having returned to  that city from the coast.  The promised war between the  editors of the Grand Forks papers  seem to have petered out, and both  must look for other scalps.  About 00 couples attended the  Miners' Union annual ball on St.  Patrick's night. The ball was a  social and financial success.  The Big tunnel is in 1,700 feet,  and the rock is becoming more  mineralized. This week 1,200 feet  of air pipe is being installed.  Volcanic Brown has sold some  of his timber limits, aud does not  now need to pay bo much attention  to making Oregon grape wine.  The C.P.K. steel bridge at Cascade has been completed, and Billy  J wel expects to be stationed at  Greenwood in the near future.  See Betty at the Fireworks, an  exceptionally good comic of that  little mischief maker, at the Star  Theatre, Friday and Saturday.  When the Granby smelter makes  its minimum wage scale, S3 a shift,  there is no doubt but what the B.  C. Copper Co., will follow suit.  If you want to know what Ferry  was like in tho boom days, scud 10  cents to the Ledge, oliice. for a copy  of Lowery's Claim, of Dec. 1905.  Nick Cavanaugh died in Vancouver last Friday. Ho was connected with the Slocan Star mine  during the palmy dajs of Sandon.  Tho Granby Co., has taken a  working bond on the Copper King,  near Chewelah, Wash., and installed a diamond drill ou the property.  The three western poems in  Float are moro than worth the  price of the book, Tho Ledge sends  a copy of Float to any address for  25 cents.  T. A. Love, the genial and energetic editor of tho Phoenix Pioneer,  dropped down oho hill to tho mefc-  roplis last week iu search of new  business.  Some time ago  near the Chinks ranch,   between  Boundary Falls and Midway.  Thomas Raby was found dead at  his cabin on Cbina'creck last Saturday. He died from natural  causes and was 80 years old. 'He  came to the district 22 years ago.  Pete Shubeck fell astride the  walls of an ore ear at the Mother  Lode mine on Tuesday, and ruptured his urethra. Ho was taken  to the hospital where Dr. McLean  performed an operation  yesterday.  Lloyd Manly and Pete Swanson  will build an hotel in Princeton  tliia spring that will contain over  .'JO rooms. Six of the rooms will  have baths, aud the new Great  Northern hotel will be one of the  finest in the interior  Mrs. Burns, wife of Harry Burns  living near Myncaster on the  Bridesville road, died last week  from acute Bright's disease, after  au illness of two days. Sho was 40  years old, and is survived by her  husband and four children.  ������<*���������***������������������ <JM-������ <������<*<J>-^������<*<***������-i*-<,B<������������  Jack Lucy will prospect this  summer around Shuswap lake.  His many friends trust that the  hard work of prospecting, will  have no deleterious effect upon the  cheerful disposition of Greenwoods  most prominent man of leisure.  The coal miners are on strike in  Coleman. The Greenwood smelter  gets its coke supply from that town,  but has enough on hand to run its  furnaces until May. In tbe meantime the B. C. Copper Co., will endeavor to get more coke from another source.  Mr. Loring of Brandon, Man.,  will in future look after F. W.  McLaine's rental and -insurance  business. The increase of. C.P.R  work has rendered it necessary for  Mr. McLaine to procure an assistant to attend to his rapidly increasing business.  N the interests of the  .public,"the local health  authorities strongly urge  all licence holders, householders and agents for  vacant buildings, to immediately proceed to  place their premises in a  .sanitary,. and r, cleanly.,  condition. Prompt compliance with the above  request will prove most  satisfactory to all concerned.  open  uni-  e*-  Jack O-itos was  killed by thugs iu Seattle, and robbed of 15 cents. At ono timo he  was a well-known cook in the camps  of Kootenay.  For nearly two months R. G.  Sidley has been confiued to his bed  with paralysis. He is able to move  his left leg slightly, but his loft arm  is perfoctly powerless.  Tho Rawhide mine is again in  full operation, and will sbip daily  about 800 tons of ore to the Groan-  wood smelter. Thero are 165 men  employed at tho Rawhide.  Joe Burke- has returned from  Chesaw. Ho will assist the government to mako the rocky road wider,  0. Hartmann forgot to show the  customs officer at Midway some  goods that he had bought in Ferry  last-Sunday. He probably thought  reciprocity was already in force,  but the duty man couvinced him  to the contrary, and Oscar now  thinks that it is cheaper to buy  goods nearer home.  A. E. Braithwaite has gone to  Vancouver, and the store of P. W.  George & Co., will soon be closed  to the world. After the stock is  fiually disposed of Paddy George  will no doubt take a look at Steamboat mountain, while Charley Fair  Will be kept busy with the development of his mining properties up  the West Fork of the Kettle river.  Last week Charles Gilbertson  was found guilty of giving whisky  to Cup Chappel. Cap has been on  the interdicted list for several  months. Gilbertson was lined $100  or three months in jail, and was  forced from lack of collateral to  take up his resideuce in tho building at Nelson that has bars on the  windows to keep the boarders from  falling out.  Oil Monday afternoon a fall of  mud, rock and snow in the No. 2  ''glory hole*' of the Granby mine  caused Johu A. Evans to roll and  fall a distance of 135 feet. He  lived about au hour after the accident. He was 32 years old, and  a Welshman. He leaves a wife  and two children in Wales, Coroner Black held an inquest on  Monday, aud the jury returned a  verdict of accidental death.  J. W. Frost is spending a few  days in tbe city. A company has  been formed to work the iron properties in which ho is interested near  Sturgeon lake, Ontario, and a  diamond drill will be used on the  claim.'- this summer. Mr. Frost  will go into the northern interior  of B. C. this spring for the purpose  of locating land for Spokane and  other people. Before returning he  may visit the Peace river district.  Victor Odium, formerly editor  of tho Nelson News was in the  city this week. For years lie has  been a resident of Winnipeg, but  intends taking up his residence  iu Vancouver. ire' intends to  spend three years traveling through  13. C, on foot, horseback and in  other ways, in order to obtain a  greater knowledge of this province  than any other man. Tho knowledge thus obtained will b's woven  into a number of books, and newspaper articles. He left here on  Tue'-day by the tic road to Eholt.  s Western Float t  ' i  Qer>f^ir*i^9^tjU?er^tLPT>Q^?e>ii>&  Hope wants a policeman.  .Rossland will have a tax sale this  summer.  More houses are needed in  Endeiby.  Merritt will soon be an incorporated city.  Sam Silverman has struck a rich  mine in Alaska.  Rossland has bought 500 feet of  fire hose for $550.  Ladysmith has a superabundance  of vicious canines.  The Imperial Bmkhas opened a  branch at Wilmer.  V. Dynes has built a real estate  office in Penticton.  A roller skating rink has been  opened in Blairmcre.  Another lumber yard has been  started in Chilliwack.  Michel'is threatened with an epidemic of typhoid fever.  Tho Bank of Commerce is opening a branch in Vernon.  T. E. Rodie has opened a real  estate office in Enderby.  W. H. Reynolds & Co. have  opened a saloon in Orient.  P. H. Murphy is building an annex to his hotel in Enderby.  Mrs. Henry Gebo is opening a  millinery store in Blairmbre.  The Salvation Army may establish a labor bureau in Calgary. /  The city of Enderby this year  will have a revenue of 815,300.  The Police have'driven nearly all  the blind pigs out of Lethbridge/ '"  The Hudsoa Bay Co., will build  a million dollar store at Calgary.  There  are 27  men working in  the Kuob Hill mine at Republic.  ' Dr. Brett has sold his  hotel  at  Banff, but still retains his hospital.  The gophers appeared on the  scene in Alberta early this month.  The minerals produced in Alberta last year were worth $7,S76,-  452.  &.* A. Johnston of Vancouver  will open a real estate office in  Trail.  In Quesnel this month eggs have  dropped from $1.50 to 75 cents a  dozen.  The last picture show to"  in Calgary has girl ushers iu  forms.  Vancouver men will establish a  wholesale hardware store in Penticton.  Three Forks once more has direct mail connection with New  Denver.  The new Occidental hotel in  Quesnel will be ready for business  in May.  There are 18 freight teams on  the road between Ashcroft and  Quesnel.  For the first time this year, the  robins arrived in New Denver on  the 13th.  Lethbridge will expend $10,000  in advertising the advantages of  that city.  The new C.P.R. wharf at Penticton will be 500 feetrlong, and -10  feet wide.  Three young male  joined the Methodist  Enderby.  In New Westminister, the Scandinavians are building a new Luth-  ern church.  On Vancouver Island the C. N.  railway will skirt the shores of  Sooke lake.  It is stated that the Bank of  Vancouver will open a branch in  Abbotsford.  At Taber an hotel man has been  fined $25 for selling booze to au intoxicated man.  The Great Northern railway is  arranging a better freight rate for  low grade ores.  Owing to its filthy conditio*! the  town of Merritt is iu danger of a  typhoid epidemic.  In Penticton 50 chairs have been  added to tho seating capacity of the  Methodist church.  This year Calgary will expend  half a million dollars in tho building of new schools.  The distance between Quesnel  and Barkerville is made by freight  toams in two days.  The government has granted  $10,000 to eetablish a Fraser river  ferry at Mission City.  In Lethbridge Frank Leo was  fined $10 for stealing a chicken.  Cheaper to buy them.  Ill the hospital at Hazelton 225  patients were treated, and only Jl  deaths occurred last year.  In Chilliwack tho old Dominion  hotol has been torn down to make  room for a bank building.  W. H  Japs   have  church   in  It is proposed to change tlie  name of New Michel, to Pittsburg.  Why not call it after Bob Moore.  A, Ro?sland merchant was recently fined $10, for selling tobacco to a boy under 10 years of  age.  Another storey is being added to  the B.C. hotel in Penticton, and  the number of the rooms increased  to 58.  The C.P.R. is building a Swiss  village, about a mile from Golden.  When completed it will contain 20  chalets.  Local option has caused the city   ���������  of Everett, Wash.,   to loose $70,- '  000 a year in revenue from ' liquor  licenses.  Last year the police department  in Ka6lo, including the salary ot  the magistrate cost that city  $896.97.  A compressor and machine drills  will soon be installed at the Big  Bear mine, between Marcus and  Bossburg.  George Aldous and Victor Voigt  have bonded two of their claims,  on Steamboat mountain, receiving  $3,000 cash.  Pneumonia caused tbe death of  Eddie Stewart in Vancouver.    He  formerly lived in Kaslo, and  was .  35 years old.  When the Kettle Valley railway  is finished Greenwood will only be  17 hours from Vancouver, and  Penticton about 12.  There are 1,000 stamps crushing  gold ore on Douglas Island, in  Alaska. In a year they crush  1,825,000 tons of rock.  " This year the Nanaimo  fishing  season was'a failure the catch only  amounted    to   7,000' tons.    Last  season it was 2S.000 tons. " '"-._  *----..-  A postoffiee has been established "****������������������������������������-.-  at- Steamboat   Mountain.     It  is  called    Steamboat    and     Robert  Rorke is the postmaster.  The Hope News says that .a  barber washed $2.50 in geld out of  Ed. Stuart's hair. Ed. must have  been using a sluice box for a pillow.  Kaslo has a restaurant that opens  afc 7 a. bj. and closes afc 7:30 p. m.  Eighteen years ago Kaslo had over  six restaurants that did not need any  keys. .  In Nanaimoa company has* been ���������  formed to grow tobacco on Gabriola  island.    Operations will begin this  years by planting" an'acre of  Wis-  conson leaf.  Ten Chinamen  were arrested m '  Vancouver   for   gambling.     The  police of that city do not seem able  to supress gambling in   that  city.,  not even in real estate.  The Kelowna Courier suggests,  that the  OP.P. enquire into the  cause of typhoid   fever attacking '  so many of the men and officers, oc .  the Okanagan lake steamers.  At Kitselas A. E. Simmons  swallowed a $20 gold coin, and at  last accounts it was still inside him,  although Dr. Traynor was doing  his best to get it away from him.  Work on the Fe tie Valley railway, out of Penticton will begin  about June, and its thought that  the farmers on the benches, will be  able to ship their fruit over the  road to Penticton, before the summer is over.  The city of Victoria is to be  thoroughly cleaned, in order to  give the bubonic plague, and other  surething diseases slight encouragement to settle in this province.  The cleansing of all towns should  be made compulsory by the government.  The Penticton brass band has  bought six more instruments, and  15 music stands. W'ich a band, a  live newspaper, and 15 energetic  real estate agents the world should  soon learn that thero is one live  town about 100 miles from Greenwood.  The burning of tho Princeton  hotel in Princeton caused a loss of  S10,000. "Joe, tho Austrian"  was burned to death, and the town,  owing to a lack of fire fighting appliances had a narrow escape from  destruction.  A. Endersby has the largest barn  in B. C, on his ranch near Rojs-  land. It is 254 feet long, and will  house 100 cows, in addition to several horses and fodder. Eleven  years ago Endersby only owned  ono cow, and has evidently prospered in this progressive and wonderful land of B. C.  Tlie Houston Memorial.  It is proposed to erect in the city  of Nelson a memorial to the late  John Houston, ono of the most  rugged, picturepque aud progressive  personalities that ever existed in  this glorious province. Tho subscription Hits will close iu a few  days, and any of John's old friends  who wish to subscribe towards a  vi iv   -i     t . . j  fitting tribute to  the memory of  Culhn has been appointed  one *������ Qur teBfc   trail.bla_er9  chief   clerk   for the   government -  printing office in Victoria.  This year the C. P. R. will buy  100,000 ties from tho Doukhobors  nt ���������Brilliant, on the Columbia river.  can do bo afc The Lodge oflioo. The  ouly limit to the subscriptions is  the ceiling, although tho minimum  individual amount receivable is  one dollar.  -"'.���������Jl THE   LEDGE,   GREENWOOD,   BRITISH ��������� COLUMBIA.  I0HT  IN SPAIN  The Sequel to the Dream of  Little Miss Mouse.  By KEITH  GORDON.  The partition was not very thick,  and tlie girl often heard him whistling  or singing In the next room, Mis repertory was extensive and con fusing.  "She's the bestest girl that is, and I  need her in my biz." would flout in to  her. followed perhaps by the strains of |  "Samson et Dalila" or some music  equally line.  One knew the sort of man who  would sing coon song's witli gusto;  also the sort that would hum-bits  from the grand operas. J'he puzzling  thing was to know what sort of man  would take an impartial delight In  both. So In the intervals nf her wor'*  she began to speculate about: her unknown neighbor.  At the end of two months she "tubulated her knowledge of him. lie was  gay and debonair. Witness tbe scrap*  of song that (loafed into h������-*r. He was  carelessly Indifferent to women. This  she gleaned from the fact that five  days out, of seven she could hear 111 rn  ���������'tunefully'asserting:  If she Up not "'-ilr to me.  What care' I i.ow talr snp Ue!  lie smoked inveierntely���������a pipe, she  fancied.   .Sometime.'* the faint, elusive  ".'spirit''of  the   thing   seemed   to   float  .-ibout    her".. hull    bedroom,   and    she  siV'd   again   and   again,   her   small  head ;vell in the air, but could never  be quilt.' sure.   The partition bore her  siartled scrutiny imperturn-ibly,  but-  well, she was sure she smelled smoke.  He was about thirty.   This she divined from the freshness of tiis voice  and his boyish delight'iu  the chatter  of   the   elderly   chambermaid,   whose  Irish  wit would send  him   into peals  of laughter.  Also he was a ���������.man of the world,  since she beard him come in early  many.. evenings and move about his  room as if dressing for dinner. Then  . at half past G or 7 he would go out  again, leaving her with an absurd j []eart thu  sense of desolation. I  They never encountered e^^ A/inef  in the halls, much ; ..vicf.''satisfaction,  but she came jV ha ve a very distinct  idea of ���������'.-'is appearance. He was tall.  bro..a and straight,   with a  clear cut  Meat   ... 30O_������  Milk .........,240qt_  Butter  100 ft*.  Efts..    27 dot.  Vej2c_bl<M.............. 600 to*.  This represents & fair r&-  tion for a man for a year.  But some people eat and  eat and grow thinner. This  means a defective digestion  and unsuitable food. A large  size bottle of  ih  equals in nourishing properties ten pounds of meat  Your physician can tell you  how it does it.  iron sale ur all or.oaQurr*  The Meaning of Millions.  Tn ' astronomical   c-al'-u.-itioiis   it  Is  most difficult (o grasp tbe meaning of  miliious of miles, but some Idea in this  connection may be gathered from tho  statement of ihe time Hint would  be  consumed by an express train or Ihe  shot from a cannon to cover celestial  space.    Now,  the  distance from   the }  earth  to the sun  is about 02,CMX),000  roi!es,  and   light   traveling  from  the  solar luminary conies to us at the rate  of 1SC.700 miles a second in vacuo.   It  traverses this distance in eight and a  quarter minutes, but a railway train  proceeding   at   sixty   miles   an   hour  would take 175 years to cover the distance to the sun.    The circumference  of the ellipse forming the orbit of the  , earth around the sun is about 577.7C0,-  000 miles lu ���������length, and the earth covers this distance iu 8(W'4 days, traveling at the rate of (i*>,910 miles an hour  or 1,098 miles a tniuufe, or nearly 1,100  times as fast as a  train going at a  mile a minute.    It  is therefore clear  that a train proceeding at this speed  would require nearly 1.100 years to accomplish    the.  journey    around    the  earth's orbit.-London Tit-Kits.  CANADA'S   DISTINCTIVE,   MODERN   SEEDING   MACHINES.  Welsh by Extraction     :  One of the foremost lawyers in England is Lord Halsbury, who was Lord  Chancellor of. the Balfour ministry.  A friend.tells.-this"story.of his cureer  at the bar:��������� -'  He was.once arguing a case on behalf of a .Welshman, and showed  great knowledge of -tlie principality  and its people.  ."Come, como," said the judge at  last, "you know you 'cannot make  yourself out to be a Welshman." : .-,  :., "Perhaps not," replied the barrister, "but I have made, a groat deal  ofmoney out of VVelslii.nen in my  time."  "Well, then,"1 replied the judge,  "suppose wo call you a Welshman by  extraction?"   '.'.:\.  loncrefe Stairs Need ii o repairs  Easy to Build and. Last Forever  Minard's   Liniment   Cures   Garget   Jn  Cows  touA H>o., iimi ������f pnpt-r mt.4 this t4. for pm  -M'ttuti/ul Hitviiifti Hunt nt-J (Jliilii'i 8kutoU-l*������K>*(  Kaok  bttaJi u-uutuiu* ft Good  Luck Vming.  SCOTT _ BOW.'E  !2* W.llin������to������ Str.et. W..t       T������rMt-->. Out.  (  girl's half conscious eyes rested later  on with dreamy pleasure.  "Who picked them':" were her first  intelligent words when the fever left  her aud she ���������became, herself.' Then,  realizing where she was and what had  happened, she laughed weakly and corrected herself, "Who sent them,' I  j meauV"  At the reply a faint color crept Into  her cheeks, and she murmured something the nurse did uot catch.  Then came the days when she sat  up, feeling like a new creature come  to a new world, though in appearance  she was more than ever like a frail  child.  "Come in; I think she would like to  thank you," said the nurse when one  day the man stopped to "make his usual inquiry, and a moment later he was  standing before Little Miss./>itL������r,''flfs  heart thum'v;_.-.,'.---ine gaze of two  .'.,. ���������'...-.n fi-fiiged eyes that reminded'him  of violets.  She .stammered out her thanks,  scarcely knowing what she said, so  great   was  her  astonishment,: for,   in  Hard Penance In Mexico. '  The   Mexicans   ure   extremely   religious,   and   their   faith   enters   into  their daily lives lo a remarkable extent.    During Holy  Week the native  women who are anxious to do penance  for their sins go .ou'their knees from  one shrine to another, devoting hours  to the-pit hi fill task.   At this timo temporary shrines are set up, and In the  remote' villages  It   is   no   infrequent  sight  to see half a  dozen  parlies of  penitents   traveling   in   this   manner  over the sharp stones and gravel from  one shrine to the other, apparently oblivious to Ihe burning rays of the sun  and the discomforts of their progress.  Sometimes   an   attendant 'spreads   a  serapo or blanket before them to protect  their  knees,  but   this  is  considered to detract from die merit of the  penance, and  most of the women���������it  Is always the females who undertake  the task���������go through with it scorning  any    such    protection.���������Wide    World  Magazine.  Tlie craving for tobacco is decreased after a smoker lias climbed to a  groat, height. Smoking under such circumstances is found to bo somewhat  laborious.  A Standard Medicine.���������Pai-melee's Vegetable Tills, com pounded of .entirely vef-o-  table auhtancoH known to have a revivifying and��������� salutary ufl'-ict tijioii the digestive  organs, have 'through years of use 'attained  so eminent a position thnt they ruiilt as  a .standard medicine. The ailing should  rt-nieniher this. Simple in their composition, they can he assimilated liy the weakest stomach and ���������'���������>i-e certain to have a  healthful uud agreeahle effect on the sluggish digestive organs.  With  uitoinob.'lcs coining into common use, the price of horses rose  fiom an nver;'gj of ?')5.(M each in  1908 (o $108.19 a head in 190!). Tn  numbers' the ���������horses of the United  States increased from 20,010,COO lo  21,040,000.  -A.  The Slaves of the Hoop.  Amusement was to be found in the  fashions of three centuries ago no less  |,,.than*in" those of today. When the Infanta Isabel traveled from Spain to  her kingdom of the Netherlands in  1599 nothing iher biographer, Mr. L.  ICIiiigenstein. tells us) diverted her so  much as the enormous hoops affected  by the ladies of Lorraine. "On one  occasion, when   the iufanta   and  her  STILL ANOTHER  POSTMASTERS TELL  WHY  HE   PINS    HIS    FAITH    TO  DODD'S KIDNEY  PILLS  the open door she caught a glimpse of  his room, and her interested eyes took  in the dark green wa I Is, covered with  handsome photographs, the low bookcases on either side of the fireplace  and the low, broad table with its litter  of books and papers.  "It certainly looks as if he were au  interesting uiau." she thought lo herself,  and   thereupon  she entered   her  _own room, and, taking out a sheet of j  holding hers, and the voice that she  liked so much was speaking. There  was a vibrant tenderness In it that she  had never noticed before���������that seemed  personal, that suggested, outlandish as  the idea was. that to..her. of all the -women in the world would he ever, speak  iii just that tone.  * * * .��������� ,_ * ������������������*���������������������������.*  It was on their honeymoon that,  longiug to hear over, and over again  .      .     -,.       " ".**'  .  ",     ^." i  the beautiful truth, he questioned  paper   bearing   (lie   mystical   heading j     ........  ,    ..  '"My Knight Iu'Spain," sue wrote:  '���������Evidently educated���������a college man;  profession, law, literature or something of the kind."  "Maggie, is there any one iu the next  roomi-" she heard him inquire one Sunday morning. Theu iu answer to Maggie's mutiled reply: "Little Miss Mouse,  I should call her. I didn't know there  was any one there, though once or  twice I've thought I heard some one."  Tbe girl blushed guiltily. Apparently he had uo idea how plainly she  could hear him. Then she smiled to  herself. So he would call her Little  Miss Mouse. Well, it was fair enough,  since she called him her gentlemau of  Spain.  For awhile after this she noticed a  decided effort on her neighbor's part to  go softly. In the midst of a stave lie  would cease abruptly, only to begin  afresh and stop ngain with an Impatient exclamation, as if he were annoyed at not being able to remember  to be quiet. At all of which, in tbe se-  clusiou of her room. Little Miss Mouse  laughed immoderately, though in silence. .  Then one morning Maggie found her  In bed, her usually pale face flushed,  her heavy hair covering the pillow in  a tossed aud tangled mass.  "It's nothing, but perhaps you'd better get a doctor."' gasped Miss Mouse.  "My head's so queer, and, oh, I'm so  warm!"  Soon after a serene faced nurse in a  striped uniform and white apron was  installed in the room, and to her Little  Miss Mouse, down with brain fever,  talked an uneudiug Jnrgou.  "If you can have a castle in Spain  you can certainly have a knight in  Spain, can't youV" she demanded over  uud over again.  "Of course you can," soothed the  nurse.  "I'd be very lonely if he vanished,  as castles In Spain do." she said at  another time, with wistful, puzzled  eyes. "You don't think lie will vanish, do you? Because I'm all alone  here. lie's the only person I really  know.  '���������Don't you ever tell, upon your honor," she rambled on. "It's very  strange. I don't Just understand it.  but actually I have never seen him.'  Can you believe It, I've never seen  him. and yet I know him so well? I  don't understand It. and my head Is ���������  splitting.   Hold it!   Hold It!"  Tbe man In the next room was very  quiet these days. From" Maggie he  had learned of the little artist's illness, and from her also lie heard of  the strange hallucination about the  man in Spain. When -*_**��������� told hlno ho  shot n quick, piercing look from his  deep set eyes, but evidently there was  no connection iu ber mind between tbe  nick girl's fancy and himself,  Instinctively he knew the truth.  "Poor little girl," he mused, "lonely,  struggling, with nothing to feed,her  love of ooinpatiionshlp and romance  upon but the sense of fellowship with  the tinseen occupant of the nest room!  It is* well that she hasn't seen this ugly  mug of mine," he concluded grimly.      !  So he fell Into the way of stopping  to Inquire about her of the nurse each  morning and then of sending great  bunches of violets, upon which the sick  "You're sure you don't regret marrying au ugly brute like uie?"  She laughed softly, laying ber cheek  against his, but she did not speak.  ���������With 'quick pain lie pulled the face  down where he could look into the  depths of those dark fringed eyes. His  ��������� ips. ���������touched her hair, and he murmured brokenly, "Ob, Little Miss  Mouse.*"  To What Base Uses���������  A Stradivarius worth $12,000 ha.*  been purchased by a violinist at  Strasburg, Germany, for $2.50 from  a little boy who was dragging it about  full of sand a--* a toy cart.  DISFIGURED  _F0R LIFEf  Mothers Should   Realize  What  Neglect of Skin-Troubles     '  May Mean to Children.  shape'  hy their 'hooped sisters. Each hat!  three attendants to help her to move  her skirt about, and when they sat at  ���������I meal two men held the farthiugaleu  over the arms of the phaii "  Emergency Lights at Sea.  The possibility thai the regular lighting -circuits., of ships in.-iy lie thrown  ���������>ut of commission by the Hooding of  rhe engine rooms or oilier accident has  called forth many methods of providing emergency .lighting.  One of  the most interesting Is that  in use on the passenger steamship Alabama,  which  runs out  of Chicago  to  ports across Lake Michigan.  A storage  battery of fifty-six cells capable of supplying., twenty-live four candle power  lamps for ten hours is mounted at the  highest point of Ihe upper deck and  charged during the day from'the ship's  generators.    Tlie   Jatnpsy distributed  along  the corridors are .kept   lighted  every night so dial should the regular  plant be rendered useless sufficient il-.  luminatiou is assured without the manipulation   of switches   or  automatic  devices.���������Popular Mechanics.  Doctors failed to cure his Bright's  Disease, but he found relief in the  Great Canadian Kidney Remedy.  Clam Point, Shclburno Co., N. S.  (Special)���������Joshua. Niekersori, postmaster here, is among the, many in  this neighborhood who tell of pains  relieved and disease banished by  Dodd's .Kidney Pills.  *'I am sixty-two years old," says tho  postmaster, "And J'II tell you why .1  think so highly of Dodd's Kidney  Pills. Owing to a bad cold my-Kidneys'commenced to bother."me,''and  the trouble developed into Backache,  stiffness "of the joints, and finally  Rright's Disease.  "I was treated by a doctor, but that  did not help me much, and it was  six boxes of Dodd'sKidney Tills that  brought me relief."  Everywhere you go in Canada people tell you of the great work Dodd's  Kidney Pills are doing, and everyone  who .'tells',you. can give the reason  why. That reason simply is that  there is no case of Kidney Disease  Dodd's Kidney Pills cannot cure.  These people have tried them and  proved tin's true. I'aekaclie, Rheumatism, Dropsy, Diabetes, Lumbago,  Heart Disease'and Bright's Disease  are sor.ie of the more.serious troubles  that Dodd's Kidney Pills always cure,  simply because these  WO matter how you vievv.it  wooden stairways can never  be considered economical.  Wood deteriorates rapidly  under ordinary usage, and requires frequent, and often extensive, repairs to keep it in  good condition.  Concrete stairs will' be as  good fifty j'ears later as the  day they are'first put up. Age,,  which proves so destructive to  wood, serves only to intensify  the strength and hardness of  concrete. Needing no repairs  or painting, concrete first cost  is last cost.  Let us send you our new illustrated book free���������" What the Farmer  Can Do With Concrete." Photographs  and diagrams show many examples of  concrete work as applied to thc 'con-  struction of farm utilities. Much of  this work you'll find you can do in  your spare time. Write for the book  to-day. It may save you dollars,  though it only costs a cent.  Canada Cement Co.  Limited  51-60  National  Bank   Building  Monti real  ,  ^���������?fjt'V*;^'v-.--.'.v>?.:*!.-/>sV*  i*fr.i<*.������-** ������������������ ���������������-���������*>��������� :��������� ���������. - .-������������������..���������.v-.vf^vsi  ������7.**. & i?' ������������������'��������� ���������:;". -=i5;i ������������������'.-t?-^* - T-f ^ > ��������� vr/?a  No Going Back  'You say the elopment was sort of  forced upon you?"  "Yes; after she came clown the rope  ladder her dad pulled it up."  lliclde's Anti-Consumptive Syrnp is the  result of expert ''chemical experiments,  uiHlertiiken to discover a preventive of in-  Humiliation of the lungs and consumption,  by destroying the germs that develop those  diseases, and fill the world with pitiable  subjects hopelessly stricken. The use of  thi.s Syrup will prevent the dire conse-  -.--leiicc-'uf neglected Colds, A trial, which  costs only 25 cents, will convince you thnt  this   is   correct.  I he way to catch a liar is to pretend  to believe hirn, so he will go on till  he traps himself.  ������tii������_lT al.g. MBflw, matj. ocldo, h-Mlf  _������  tk-reat and  hams*- ���������   ���������   ���������   ��������� t Mita  "At las'-*;" said the ambitious young  novelist, "I have written something  that J. think will he accepted by the  first magazine  it  is sent  to."  "What is it?" his friend asked.  "A check for a year's subscription."  WHEN IT COMES TO  PAPER BAGS and  MATCHES  We are   everywhere  with the   standard goods.  Paper and   Matches are our specialties.    Let us  know your wants���������we'll do the rest.  TheE.B.EddyCo.Lid  HULL, CANADA  TEES & PER8SE   LIMITED, Agents, Winnipeg, Calgary, Edmonton.  Reglna, Fort William and Port Arthur.  limply because these    arc all"    either I ���������,lFrcsh Supplies in Demand-Wherever Dr.  ������ifln<*v   rlicn.iM-   m- m-o nn.ic,!   i,,.    Ihoinas   Kclectriu Oil lias been introduced  ���������vKlney  dis.eti.se.-,   01 .ne caused   l>v   incl.eascd   supplies   have   been   ordered,  liseased   Kidneys. ! .showing; that wherever it goes this excel-      .. goes this excellent Oil impresses its power on the people.  ...     . I,. ,   r (No  matter  i 11   what   latitude   it  may   be  Wc   know   what   to   expect   from   a | found  its  potency  is  never  impaired.    It  an   who tells plain lies,  but people : is put up in most portable shape in bottles  Toronto Type Foundry Co., Ltd.  in  who merely   ,._ ...iape in bottles  exaggerate the truth keep | -^'J ean be carried without fear of break-|  A lifetime of disfigurement and sufferlnj  often results from the neglect, In Infancy or  childhood, of minor affections of the skin and  scalp. A mother overlooks a little rash or  attempts some simple treatment and in a  day, perhaps, the little one Is covered with,  severe eczema or a similar distressing eruption.   Then the struggle for a cure begins.  A multitude of remedies are tried, doctor  after doctor consulted and hospitals visited,  but too often the suffering extends, without  substantial relief, from days to weeks, weeks to  months and months to years. Added to this is  the ever-present fear tbat the Itching, burning  and disfiguration will become chronic, marring future welfare and making life miserable.  In the prevention of the simple skin troubles  from which all this suffering so often arises  and in establishing a condition of skin health  that makes eruptions Impossible, mothers are  assured tbat nothing Is purer, sweeter or more  effective than Cuticura Soap and Cuticura  Ointment.   And greater still, If possible, Is  the success of these simple household remedies  ln the treatment of thc severer skin a fractions  themselves.   With the first warm bnth with  Cuticura  Soap  and   gcntlo   application   of  Cuticura Ointment, the itching and burning  of eczema cease, tho child fulls into a refreshing sleep, the mother rests and for the first  time, possibly, in many weeks peace /alls on  a distracted household.   Frequently a single  cake of Cuticura Soap and box of Cuticura  Ointment are sufllcient.  Positive as Is this statement, It fa Justified '  by more than thirty- years of pronounced  success.    To quote but a single  instance,  itobcrt Mann, of Proctor, Minnesota, says:  "Our boy was born in Toronto on Oct.  13,1908, and_ when three months old asllcht  Famished Felines.  Cats sutler much iu the big cities.  The forum  of Trajan  iu  Koine  was  some years ago au iuclossure for eats  that could  never climb the walls and  that multiplied there in uo very happy  circumstances.    Now there is a similar prison near the Pantheon.  But the  worst  case   of  such   captivity   is   in  Veuice, where wild  and  savage cats  are hemmed in by water iu a certain^  disused cloister.   Strangers are apt on  seeing the poor animals in a s"tate of  famine to run to a neighboring butcher's for meat, but must distribute it  warily for fear of ravenous jaws. The  butcher seems well used to this whim  of tourists.  age.  Snioltly atops oouf ha, ewrem cold*,  heals  >���������   throat nod  Inneo. ���������   ���������   ���������   24 -Mats,  The greatest factor in  sending   u  the  price of__surdjh.es  which-.are  iS?  I here are a lot of girls who don't,'  ever intend to get married." |  "How do you know?"  "I've prop'osed to several."  CALGARY  W8NNIPEG  REGINA  PILES CURED IN 6 TO 14 DAYS    ,  Your  druggist   will   refund   money  if j  PA'/jO OINTMENT, fails, to _ cure any'  ,-, ,       ��������� .    , -.-.-,- ".*���������   case of Itching,   Blind,   Bleeding or  ported from hurope is the rapidly ns-  protruding Piles'in 6 to 14 days    "  ing price of the bait.  The Largest Printers,,' Supply House in Canada.  We Carry in StocK Cylinder Presses, Job Presses,  Paper Cutters, Type and Material. Can Fill  Orders for Complete Equipment from our Stock.  We are the Largest Beady Print Publishers in  the West. We Publish Ready Prints from our  Winnipeg, Calgary and Regina Houses.     :     :  Minard's   Liniment   Cure   Diphtheria,  "If you would  avoid  unkind  criti-  50c,  "Duke, I'am sorry," said the millionaire, "but my daughter can't  marry you."  "Then��������� I have loved in vain?"  , He���������"How often a woman's face is  her fortune."  She���������"Yes,  and how often a man's  cheek is his."  "Why was Binks put but of the football* game yesterday?"  "He hadn't shaved arid was disqualified for unnecessary roughness."   _ _.  a w.J a slight  rash appeared on his cheek. What appeared  to be a water bifater would form. When It  broke, matter would run out, starting new  blisters until his entire face, head and shoulders were a mass of scabs and you could not  see a particle of clear skin. We tried about  every advertised remedy without avail, indeed some of them only added to his Bufferlne  end one ln particular, the Remedy,  almost put the Infant into convulsions. Tlio  family doctor prescribed for him and told us  to bathe the baby In buttermilk. This did  not-do any good, so we took him to a hospital.  He was treated as an out-patient twice a week  and he got worse, If anything. We decided  that It could not be cured and must run Its  course and so we Just kept his arms bandaged  to his _!de to prevent his tearing his flesh.  We left Toronto and shortly after our arrival ���������  ln Duluth. tbe Cuticura Remedies * were  recommended. We started using them in  May, 1006. and soon the cure was complete.  You would not think lie was the same child  for Cuticura made his skin perfectly clear and  he Is entirely free from the sKln disease. There  has been no return. We still use only Cuticura Soap for baby's bath."  Cuticura Soap, Cuticura Ointment. Cuticura  Resolvent and Cuticura Pills are sold by drug-  ���������flits everywhere, Send to Potter Drug A  Clicrn. Corp., Boston, Mass., for a free copy ol  their latest 32-page Cuticura Book-on' treat-  jiiuit of skin diseases.  Hunting Season's Death Roll.  The hunting season of 1910 cost 113  lives, according to statistics from  twenty-three states collected by the  Chicago Tribune. This is considerably  more than were killed in any previous  season of which there Is a' record. The  loss of life in 1009 was eighty-seven,  In 100S It was fifty-seven, in 11)07 it  was eighty-two, and In 1900 it was  seven ty-four.  The number of Injured this season  was less than o year ago, only eighty-  one.  ".Mistaken for a deer" and "shot hy a  companion" continue to lead as the  rmisfins for tha. shoothur of hunters.  As Grood as Having a  Doctor in The House  That is what, thousands of mothers  say of Baby's Own Tablets.      These  Tablets promptly ancl surely cure nil  the minor ills of babyhood and childhood, and what is more thoy are absolutely safe���������they   have   never   boen  known to harm the youngest baby���������  they never will   harm   anyone���������they  are good for babies of nil ages.   Concerning   them    Mrs.    Wm.    Higgins,  Karn, Ont., writes:���������"I shall never be  without  Baby's  Own  Tablets in   the  house as long  as my    children    are  small.   They are.   a   wonderful medicine and nre /is good as having n doctor in the house.   I gave them to my  little boy for colic and they quickly  cured him.   I nm always glad to recommend them    to   other   mothers."  The Tablets are sofd by medicine dealers or at 25 ci*nts a box from The Dr.  Williams' Medicine   Co,,   Brockville,  Ont.  W. N. U��������� No. 831.  "I punished you merely to show my  love for you," said the father.  ���������"���������'-that's all r-right," "sobbed tho  little fellow. "It's a g-good ��������� thing I  ain't b-big enough to return your  1-love."  II  -������is  fyi  W  JffijjpfiHfb'*^^ .a,i j jjMiiM^'w'i.iWiy!'��������� j"iiiiViiNTii-'t"*^T^'"'wji-iViMT-.TVJij.i"i^.y��������������������������� ��������� _,������,. g,-^^..���������___-_ m,       -jbh������_-j,--.l__u.^ ���������w  f  THE   LEDGE,   GREENWOOD,   BRITISH   COLUMBIA.  COLT   DESTEftflPER  Can bo hanilled very easily. Tljoslckarocurocl.andullothcrB  in yimo mable, no mutjorjiow 'Jo**.l'9:J."'(l''..,,H"'PAJ-.1''''?. *1^.V'D!I  pt irom iiuvlnf  thortlsease,by usingSI'OUN'SLiyUlimS'l'KMl _KOfJll_  Givo on tlio tonguo or iu feed. Acts on tbe blood and expels  ?ermsof all formsof dlstompor. Host remedy over knowi  or maroslnfoal. 60c and $1 a bottlo; K and $1] dozen,04  I druggists and harness (Jt-alers, Cut shows how to poultice  1 throats.  Our free lieoklet -{Ives everytlilnir.   Lur-rost-iolllnj-  DIAMOND DIGGING.  tsolllni-  6P0HN MEDICAL CO.  Imrso romedy in e.xlsteneo���������16 years.   Distributors  W1I01.KSALB DUIJOOISTS.  , Clicmlsts and UactorloloKlsts, Goshen, lnd.t U. 8. A.  XCURSION5  SINGLE FARE  '"  Plus $2.00 for the  Round Trip    -    .'  From all stations in Ontario, Ppr  Arthur and West, Manitoba, 8aBkal  chewan and Alberta to  VANCOUVER  VICTORIA and  WESTMINSTER  Tickets on-sale December 15,  16 anc  17, 1910; January 20,' 21,  22 and 23  and February 14, 15   and    16,    1911  good   to  return   within   three  month-  from date of issue.  Apply  to  nearest  C.   P.   Ry.  agen-  for full information.  Precautionary  Measures  Exchange���������"What's    the    idea    of  keeping your playing cards in the refrigerator?"  "It's a little precaution the boys  agreed on," replied Three Finger  Sam. "Some pretty queer hands  were played, so we keep changing the pack, and if any strny cards  get into the deal we can tell 'em by  tlie temperature."  Corns aro caused by tho pressuro of tight  boots, but no one need be troubled with  them long when so simple a remedy.as  Holloway's Ooi-n  Cure  is  available.  When Fenelon was almoner to Louis  XIV., his majesty was astonished to  find one Sunday, instead of thc usual  crowded congregation, only himself  and the priest. "What is the meaning  of this?" said the king, "I caused it  to be given out," replied the prelate,  "that your majesty did ��������� not attend  chapel today, that you might see who  it was that came here to worship  God. and who to Hatter the king."  A  Safety   Device v.  "No, sir; we have had no collisions.  In fact, the road has devised a plan  -for eliminating them altogether."  "So?   How is that?"  "Why, we only have one engine."  Sulokly stops ooufha,  ot-res colds, heals  i*  throat and   lunca. -   -    -   25 eeata.  The publisher of the best Farmer's  paper in the Maritime Provinces in  writing to us states:  "I would say that I do not know of  a medicine that lias stood the test of  lime like MINARD'S LINIMENT.  It has been an unfailing remedy in  our household ever since I can remember, and has outlived dozens of  would-be competitors  and  imitators."  The Caller���������It must have taken a  lot of will-power for your husband to  stop smoking.  The Hostess���������Yes, indeed, my dear;  it took all I had, for six months.  Minard's  Liniment Cures    Colds,  etc.  "Do you tell  your  wife  everything  you do while she "*is away?"  "No; thc neighbors attend to that."  One of the commonest complaints of in-  tants is worms, and the 'most'effective application for them is Mother Graves'  Worm Exterminator.  "Are   you  fresh?"  "Absolutely,  be sure of it."  quite   sure   this   fish   is  I've held'it'si week to  "Man," she sighed, is never interesting."  "No?"      "  "No. In the summer time he talks  nothing but baseball; in the winter  nothing put politics."  Only One "BROMO QUININE"  That'is LAXATIVE BROMO QUININE. Look for the signature of E. \V.  GROVE. Used the World over to  Cure a Cold in One Day. _ 25c.  the!  The final revised    edition    of  New  Testament,   together    with  (irsfc completed book of tho Old Testa  ment,  the  Psalms  of  David,   is now  issuing  from .'the 'press  at Pekin  in  Chinese.  How Precious Stones Are   Mined for  In Kimberley Workings.  Kimberley is a curious place, not  beautiful either in itself or its sur-  'ounding country, but interesting as  che centre of the world's diamond  supply, which it entirely controls,  and also as the centre of a Certain  gambling spirit which seems-to pervade, South Africa.  When the hard blue clay has been  dug from the mine and .spread out  to break and crumble under ��������� the  African sun, it is'difficult to believe  that diamond tiaras and necklaces  nre hiding in those uninviting fields  behind their wire fences. There is  something rather fascinating about  the actual extraction of the stones.  The crushing of the clay in the great  central "pulsator" is noisy and unpleasant, as is all machinery on a  large scale to anyone not accustomed  to it; but when ,the finally crushed  stuff conies pouring out of the huge  machine and is thrown in little  handfuls ��������� upon the sloping tables,  do.wn which it is washed by running  water, the spirit of "shikar" of the  chase, enters into one.  As you stand by the side of one of  the tables'and watch, you see the lit-,  tie throbbing shallow stream carrying  down bits of iron pyrites and other  matter, which slide or roll into a receptacle at the bottom of the table.  iThe tables are covered with a coating  of grease, but it does not seem able,  as a rule, to hold these against the  slight force of the water. Suddenly  a little whitish object drops upon the  top of the table with the rest of the  handfiil, turns over, and sticks, the  water'running around it but failing  to dislodge it.  Yo'ii look closely and sc-e that it is  a diamond���������a clean, regularly shaped, eight-sided figure, with one flat  side - lying against the slope". The  smoothness of its surface or some  other quality makes it cling to the  grease, and the water fails to move  it. A'certain proportion of the rubbish also sticks.  After various processes the selected crushings are finally picked over  ���������iy hand. 1 was invited to sit down  before a long table, not greased or  sloped, and a sheet of white paper  was put down before me. Upon this  was poured a handful of blackish  stuff, and with a little pair of pincers..  I set to work to pick out the diamonds. As a rule it is easy, os"*they  were of fair size, quite regular in  shape, and colorless, or very slightly  tinged with yellow. In a minute or  two 1 had twenty.  But the stones are often irregular,  or small or colored, and then the  work requires the skill of an expert;  and even an expert's eye is apt to  get tired and overlook some of the  -tones.���������Sir Mortimer Durand, in  Blackwood's Magazine.  fill  Lost���������������100.  Years ago when the electric telegraph was a new idea and a mystery  to the masses, there came trouble one  Saturday night in the Bank of England. Thc business of the day had  closed, and the balance was not right.  There was a deficit of just one hundred pounds. It was not the money,  but the error, that must be- found.  For the officials and clerks there could  be no sleep until the mystery had been  cleared up. All that night, and all  Sunday, a force of men were busy.  The money was surely gone from the  vaults, but no one could discover  whence.  On the following -morning a clerk  suggested that the mistake might have  occurred in packing, for the West In  Added to the Long List due  to This Famous Remedy.  GlanfordStation.Orit.���������"I have taken  LydiaE.Pinkham's  Vegetable Com.  pound for years  and never found  any medicine to  compare with it. I  had ulcers and falling, of the uterus,  and doctors did me  no good. 1 suffered  dreadfully until I  J began taking your  medicine. It has  also helped other  women to whom I  have recommended it."���������Mrs. Hkniiy  Clakk, Glanford Station, Ontario.  Gardiner, Me.���������"I was a great sufferer from a female disease. The doctor said I would have to go to the  hospital for an operation, but Lydia E.  Pinkham's Vegetable Compound completely cured me in three months."���������  Mrs. S. A. Williams, 11. F.D. No. 14,  Bur 39, Gardiner, Maine.  Because your case is a diflicult one,  doctors having done you no good, do  ���������not continue to suffer without giving  Lydia E. Pinkham's Vegetable Compound a trial. It surely has cured  many cases of female ills! such as inflammation, ulceration, displacements,  fibroid tumors, irregularities, periodic  pains, backache, that bearing-down  feeling, indigestion, dizziness, and nervous prostration. It costs but a tritle  to try it, and the result is worth millions to many suffering women.  If you want .special ad vice write  for ittoMr.s.IMnlcIniiii, Lynn,Mass.  It is free and always "helpful.  . Just About Normal  "How's your father getting along?"  .   "Oh, he's much better this morning.  He's begun to find fault again."  Diphtheria,.Quinsy and Tonsilitis  begin with sore throat. How much  better to cure a sore throat in a day  or two than to be in bed for weeks  with Diphtheria. Just keep Hamlins  Wizard Oil in the house.  Small quantities of Japanese canned  beef are being shipped to this country  for consumption" by Japanese residing  mostly on the Pacific coast.  A thousand red ears have been  ordered for the Vermont husking bee  in Boston. And how many Chaperons?  ���������Boston Herald.  The  Dead  Engine,  (This beautiful poem   was   written  for "The Rotary," by C. J. Byrne, a  Northern    Pacific; switchman,    now  working in St. Paul.)  Just  back  of the door,  on the playroom floor  With' drivers shining bright,  An .engine and train are blocking the  man  And the "tracks are lonely tonight.  For every one of the crew "has .gone  And left it standing there,  On the long iron track    that   leads  away  back,  To tlie roundhouse under the chair.  A laughing boy, n mother's joy,  Has answered his Maker's call,  For. he  was  the  crew,  the manager,  too,  Thebrakeman, conductor and all.  But never more at the parlor door  Will he whistle the Sofa Grove  As his train sweeps down and  into  the town  Behind thc kitchen stove-  Still as a mouse, a lonesome house.  No  laughing,  noisy  boy  To cheer our life, bur grief and strife,  To fill our hearts with joy.  Your train is here, but you", my dear,  Our engineer of seven,  Will need no cars up in the stars,  The "Great White Way" of heaven.  PYRAMID LORE.  A lady wanted a tutor for her children. She wrote to a friend asking her  to look out for a suitable person, and  gave a full description of the sort of  man she wanted, enumerating all the  mental, and moral qualities she expected him to possess.     . ���������'  After several months of fruitless expectation, she nt length received a reply from her friend to the following  effect: "I have not been able to meet  with a gentleman such as you describe. If I do, you may rest perfectly assured that I will marry him."  A castle in the air looks good until  you try to mortgage it.  ON THE VERGE OF  Dr. Williams' Pink Pills the  Only Hope for Weakened  Nervous People  This warning will be read by thousands of people who only just succeed  in getting through the clay's work  without a breakdown.     If you-feel al-  Vui! dies,  some boxes of' specie 'that had i ways  tired out, have but little appe-  Deafness Cannot Be Cured  by local applications, ns they cannot reach the ills-  eased portion oMlio cur. There Is only one way to  cure ik-a-iics--, and that Is by constitutional remedies.  -Deafness Is caused by an lnllnnit-d condition ot the  mucous lining ot the Eustachian Tube. When this  tube Is inflamed you have a rumbllut- sound or Imperfect hearing, and when it la entirely closed, Deaf-  neiu is thc result, and unless the Inflammation caD be  taken out and this tube restored to Its normal condition, hearing will be destroyed forever; nine coses  out ot ten are caused by Catarrh, which Is nothing  but an Inflamed condition ot the mucous surfaces.  We will give One Hundred Dollars for any case ot  Deafness (Caused by catarrh) that cannot be cured  by Hall's Catarrh Cure.  Send tor circulars, free.  F. J. CHENEY * CO.. Toledo. O.  Sold by DrujnjUta. 7Sc.  Taia Hall's Family Pills for oomtlpitloo.     .      *  "Tell me the worst, doctor, I can  bear it."  "Well, I think 1 had better bring  my bill today, tomorrow it will be too  late."���������Sourire.  Minard's   Liniment   Cures   Distemper  Small Boy (applying for situation)  ���������"What kind of a boy do you want?"  Merchant���������"A nice" quiet by that  does not use bad words, smoke cigarettes, whistle round the oflice, play  tricks or get into mischief.'  Small  Boy���������"You    don't  boy, you want a girl."  Small but Potent.���������Parmelee's Vegetable  Pills are small, but they arc effective in  action. Their fine Qualities as a corrector  of stomach troubles are known to thousands and they are in constant demand  everywhere by those who know what a safe  and simple remedy they are. They need  ro introduction to those acquainted with  them, but to those who may not know  them they are presented as the best  preparation on the market for disorders of  the stomach.  you'd  look):  Fishy  Mother���������"Johnny, you said  been to Sunday school.''  Johnny  (with    a    far-away  "Yes, ma."  Mother���������"How does it happen,  then,.that your hands smell fishy?"  Johnny���������"I carried home the Sunday schol paper, an���������an' the outside  page, is all about Jonah an' th'  whale."'������������������..'   ..'.���������'_'-    JoklT -stop* cough*, oar** colds, hi  rp   throat and   lungs. ���������   ������������������  IU <>���������>_.  Stop  a min-  Grandfather-"Hey!  ute, boy.   I want 'ee."  Tommy���������"Can't, 'cos mother's waiting to give ine a thrashing."  Grandfather���������"Bless  me!    Fancy a  boy running for it."  Tommy���������"Well, if I don't, father'll  want no I -ret, home first, und he's got a heavier  Jhand."  The Rayo Lamp la a high" grade lamp, sold at a low price.  TTiar* ������rs lamps thtt cost mors, but trier* li no botUr lamp raid* at ������n-f  ���������rW Construct-!;! of aolid brass: nickel plated- easily kept clean; a*  ornament to an-r room la any home. There Is nothing known 'to the art  ���������f lamp-m-iklng that can add to the -ra'ue nf the KAYO Lamp as a 11-thlh  firlnft derlee. Br-irv/tealer ���������rerrwhera. If not al jours, writ* ford*  lorfpllf* circular to tit* neare-it a-nncr of  Tbe Imperial Oil Company, Limited,  llSTE R  .23   CALIPER  CARTRIDGES  Winchester .22 Caliber Cartridges both Black  and Smokeless powder are unequalled for  accuracy and uniformity in shooting. The  Smokeless powder cartridges are loaded with  Winchester Greascless Bullets which makes  them clean to handle and prevents the powder  from losing its strength. Try them next time.  Ask for Winchester make���������the Red W Brand.  BOLD   BY   DEALERS   EVERYWHERE.  been sent to Southampton for shipment. His chief acted on -the suggestion. Here was an opportunity to  test the powers of the telegraph-  lightning against steam, and steam  with forty-eight hours the start. Very  soon the telegraph asked a man in  Southampton, "Has the ship Mercator  sailed?"  The answer came back, "Just  weighing anchor."  "Stop her in the Queen's name,"  flashed back the telegraph, "She is  stopped,"   was  returned.  "Have on deck certain boxes  (marks given), weigh them carefully,  and let me know the result," tele-  graohed'the chief.  This order was obeyed, and one box  was found to be somewhere about one  pound and ten ounces-heavier than its  "mates���������just the weight of*the missing  sovereigns. "All right. Let the ship  go!" was the next order. ���������',  . The West India house was debited  with the: one hundred pounds, and the  j Bank of England was at peace again.  Progress of Johannesburg.  If any one gifted with prescience a  generation ago had written out the  story of Johannesburg's rise and progress he would have been regarded as  'a burlesque Jules Verne. For a city  to spring up in the centre of South  Africa in twenty years, to attract a  quarter of a million settled popula-^  tion, and crowd an enormous municipal development within a single decade, sounds certainly more like imagination: than fact. So does the  arrangement by which she farms her  black domestics out in a suburb ten  miles away, and runs special trains  for them morning and night. But one  secret of the town's success rests on  her natural throne of 40-mile ridge  6,000 feet itbove the sea, and her nine  hours of- sunshine a day in perhaps  the mildest and most equable climate  in the world.  A Venturesome Peer.  The adventures in strange lands of  Lord Headley, who was sixty-five recently, would provide material for  more than one fascinating volume.  An Irish peer, he has seen a great  deal of soldiering. He fought in the  Carlist wars, and went through the  Franco-Prussian War with the French  Army Corps. And he has made long  journeys and explored the slopes of  the Andes and the hinterland of Peru.  Some months after Lord Headley wa-  expected back from a shooting expedition in Mnshonaland, a grisly story ur.  rived of his having been cut to pieces  by Mati-bele. But he came home  snf" and sound, while obituary notices  of his career wero still current.  tite, and a poor digestion, cannot  sleep well, suffer from headaches,  backaches and nervousness, it may  mean that you are on the verge of a  serious breakdown.  ..Dr. Williams' Pink Pills cure weak  nervous, troubled men and women because of their direct action on the  blood. Every dose of these Pills helps  to'make new, rich blood, which tones  r the vital organs, strengthens the  nerves and brings renewed health  and strength. Mr. Geo. Johnson, of  Lequille, N.S., suffered for some years  as a result of over work and strain,  but found no help for his condition  until he begun the use of Dr. Williams' Pink Pills. Mr. Johnson says:  ���������"While working on a railway handling heavy ties I hurt my back and  had to give up work. Later I was able  to do ligljit work, but for about six  years 1 suffered..from dreadful pains  in the back and down my legs. This  condition became aggravated by indigestion and chronic constipation, and  my life was one of constant misery.  During those years I was treated by 1  different doctors, but did not get any j  help. One day a friend urged me to  try Dr. Williams' Pink Pills, and  proved his faith in them by presenting  me with a box. -It was more to please  him than from any belief that they  would . be of service to me that I began taking the Pills. Before the box  was finished, however, they seemed to  be helping me; the pains in my back  and legs grew less intense and the  bloating in my stomach, caused by  the indigestion disappeared. I continued taking the Pills until I had  used over a dozen boxes, when I found  myself fully restored to my former  health. I am now able to do heavy  farm Work, and for the past year have  not lost a day, or had the least symptom of'my former troubles, and I attribute it entirelv to the use of Dr.  Williams' Pink Pills."  Dr. Williams' Pink Pills nre sold by  all medicine dealers or may be had by  mail at 50 cents a box or six boxes  for J2.50 from The Dr. Williams'  Medicine Co., Brockville, Ont.  The Examiner���������"But, if as you say,  all the rivers flow into the sea, why  doestT't it overflow?"  Johnnie (taken- aback)���������"Why���������er���������  'cos it's full of sponges."���������The Sketch.  Pains That Make Misery.  A Talk With Our Lady Readers.  Have you ever noticed how miserable and unhappy the little pains and  aches make-one? A stinging cut, badly chapped hands, a nasty burn, a  sore foot, a poisoned finger���������none of  them wounds.'or ailments ever likely  to cause serious trouble, which come  to every woman.���������and man, too���������and  are just sufficient to take the edge off  one's temper and give one a "grouch."  Zam-Buk is just the thing at such  times. As soon as you put it on to  a sore, a cut, a burn, or any skin injury, it stops the pain, and the smarting and starts up healing. Don't  make the mistake that because Zam-  Buk is so widely used by medical  men, by nurses, and for serious skin  diseases and accidents, that it is only  for serious cases. Keep it handy and  use it immediately you get some trivial injury or have some little sore.  Mrs. Chas. H. Barrett, Harmony  Road, Tiuro, N.S., says--"I had an  ingrowing toe nail, which caused me  acute agony. Sometimes the pain was  so severe I could not sleep. It,became  .10-bad that I" feared blood-poisoning  had set in. I wns advised to try Zam-  Buk and bound up the sore toe with  it. In a few days it wns much easier,  and 1 continued the treatment. The  result i.s that today thc toe is sound  and I have no more trouble with it.  We always keep Zam-Buk in our  house, and I would strongly recommend it to every housewife."  Zam-Buk is just the thing, too, for  the little ones. Pure in its composition, and herbal in nature, it is suitable for the most delicate skin. It  also cures piles, eczema, varicose ulcers, cold sores, abscesses, blood poisoning, ring-worm, and all similar  skin diseases. Sold everywhere at 59c  a box, or post free from Zam-Buk Co.,  Toronto, upon receipt of price.  "Why," protests her husband,  "should woman have the monopoly of  the low  neck?"���������London  Bystander.  THE   PATIENT   BRAIN.  A tireless worker so  long as supplied  with rich, red blood.  The brain is one of the most patient  and industrious organs of the body.  It can be induced by good treatment,  to perform prodigies of work.  But it is sensitive and will not  brook abuse. It responds to the lash  at first, but if the lash is laid on too  hard it balks.  The brain insists on having plenty  I of good, red blood wherewith to renew  ' its waste and from which to manufacture the nerve force supplied to  the whole body.  Nervous trouble is generally brain  trouble, and no suffering is.to be compared to mental suffering, with the  accompanying dread, suspicion and  melancholy.  One-fifth of the blood in the human  body is consumed hy the brain, so  make the blood rich and red by using  Ur. Chase's Nerve Food nnd you will  overcome diseases of the nerves.  There is no other way. Stimulant.s  nrouse false hope.    Narcotics deaden  is  is  you  One day, after he lind asked his  mother several million questions, she  said to him: "Jimmy, for pity's sake,  stop asking questions. You drive me  frantic. Don't you know that curiosity killed ti cat?" Jimmy wns  crushed, and for a long time wns  silent. At last he went to his mother  and nsked: "Mn, what did that cat  want to know?"���������Horton Csunty  (Kan.)  Headlight.  .Tost���������-It pays to know tall girls.  West���������In  what way?  Je**t���������Why, I met ono during a  shower' the other day and walked  homo under her big hat.  Belated Popularity  Askitt���������"Was    Skinner    what  would call a popular man?"  Knoitt-��������� "Well, he never had much  of a following while alive, but had a  big funeral."���������Chicago News.  Lady Customer���������"Do you keep coffee in the bean?"  New Clerk���������"Upstairs, madam! this  is the ground  floor."  flililiilSl?  the nervbs, and temporary relief  followed by a condition which  worse than the first.  Get.the blood right nnd the nervous  system will adjust itself. Headaches  will disappear, irritability will go,  digestion will improve, and weakness  and despondency will give place to  new hope and courage, new vigor and  energy.  Mrs. Geo.  Fuller, Lakeland,  Man.,  writes:���������"Dr.   Chase's   Nerve     Food  , cured me of nervous headache, from  ; which  I  was a great sufferer, and  I  ' am  no   longer   troubled   with   twitch-  ings of the nerves in the arms and  legs."  Dr. A. W. Chase's Nerve Food will  enable you to, avoid such extreme  nervous trouble as prostration nnd  paralysis. 50 cents a box, 6 boxes for  $2.50, at nil dealers, or Edmanson,  Bates and Co., Toronto.  Study of Cheops Proves a Fascinating  Riddle For the Scientists.  The great Pyramid of Khufu (Cheops) has, for nearly ten years, been  the object of special study and investigation by Dow Covington, the American Egyptologist and explorer, and  his latest excavation .there is of considerable interest.  Last peason, with the authorization  of Sir Gaston Maspero, director general of the Egyptian Service of Antiquities,, and through' the generosity,  of Frederick S. Phillips, an Englishman, Mr. Covington excavated more  than 100 feet at the north base of the  pyramid, west of the centre, exposing  nineteen finely cut and-perfectly joined casing stones, such as formerly  covered all the faces of the great work.  The first three had been discovered  and partly cleared in 1837 by Col. (afterward, General) Howard-Vyse, and  again exposed in 1882 by Prof. Petrie,  and fu'ly discussed ' by him. Last  season, however, Mr. Covington discovered and fully cleared sixteen more  of these interesting stones, and a strip  100 feet long and some 15 feet wide of  the well-finished pavement on which  they rest; and lie has just secured a  further authorization from the Egyptian-Government to extend this first  course examination right out to the  northwest socket.  The first four casing stones, being  at the centre oi the great movement  (which dates back to about 3,700  B.C.), were perfectly preserved by the  debris which came down when the  pyramid was forced open in 818 A.D.  by the Caliph Marnoun. The remaining 15, however, owing to centuries  of exposure, have greatly and picturesquely aged. But Mr. Covington  firmly believes that the Great Pyramid  was opened and then closed both in  remote ancient and Roman times. A  few years ago, in the pockets of the  natural rock in the well-shaft above  the grotto, he found many clear and  colored fragments of delicate,well-  made Roman glassware; and firmly  wedged in at the east end of a loose  stone extending across the entrance  passage (used by Prof. Piazzi Smyth  as an astronomical instrument stand)  he found the right femur of an adu'.t  male mummy. The Caliph Mamoun  as we know, found the sarcophagus  both  lidless  and  empty.  The joinings of the casing stones,  and those of the super-pavement on  which they rest, are almost invisible ,  appearing at places like a mere pin- I  scratch; yet e^very joint contains a  web-like film ^"of an almost white  cement.  The few defective parts in the top  surface of the casing (or facing)  stones, which, of course, were intended to be forever concealed by the overlying courses, had been carefully  chiseled out and replaced by a neatly  fitted let-in stone. The masonry  throughout the structure is practically faultless.  Several writers have erroneously  stated that the Great Pyramid was  covered by marble, by granite, or even  by alabaster. The facing stones were,  in fact, quarried out of a white compact limestone (principally Mokat-  tam). The limestone facing stones  ���������.till "in situ," the tons of limestone  chips and dust which covered ith'm,  !o s.iy nothing of the tremendous bulk  of workmen's limestone rubbish covering the face of the-pyramid plateau (but not placed there to strength-  ;n it), leave no doubt on this point.  \Ir. Covington, however, believes with  Prof. Smyth that the great quantity  if ditirite chips���������some of which have  Iressed faces���������found .on and near the  surface of the embanked pyramid of  workmen's rubbish, justifies us in believing that somewhere far up in the  mysterious structure there exists a  7airly large diorite chamber. Where  the sealed entrance to it may be, and  what it contains, are thrilling things  :'or future explorers to solve.  With a height of almost 59 inches  (58.75), the average length of the 19  facing stones now uncovored is .8 feet  5 inches; the first stone, however,  measured at its base on the east side  (exposed) almost 10 feet 1 inch, and  almost 10 feet 11 inches on the west.  Across the east face of this first casing stone there is a 2-5 inch vertical  shoulder, on which the adjoining core  stone fits.  DR.  WINTERS  Cures all chronic diseases. Write  hirn. His valuable advice,, will  cost you nothing.  BOX  216.       NEW   YORK   CITY.  KEST AND HEALTH TO MOTHER AND CHILD  MHB. V/INSLOW'C   BOOTHIMO SYXUP baf   KlM-tt  ������ed for over SIXTY YEARS by MIIXIOWB .>������  MOTHEIt.H for their CHILDREN WUIU  TEETHING, with PERFECT SUCCESS. II  SOOTHES the CHILD, SOFTENS the GUMR  ALLAYS all PAIN CURES WIND COLIC. ������n4  If the be������t remedy for DIARRHOEA. It ,!��������� *o-  ���������olutely harmless. Be sure and ask for "Mn  Winslow's Soothing; Syrup," and take no otli-H  kind.   Twenty-five cents o bottle.  RAILROAD EMPLOYMENT  Positions Guaranteed Competent Men  MEN WANTED-Age 18 to 35, for, Firemen  $100 monthly, and Brakumnu $B0, on ol)  Canadian Railroads. Experience'.'.unnecessary .'-No-strike.-''Promotion to Conductor")  or Engineers, .$150 to $200 monthly.  Railroad Employing  Headquarters  Over 500 men  sent to  positions  monthly  State ago; send stamp.  RAILWAY  ASSOCIATION,  Dept. 605.      227 Monroe St., Brooklyn. N.Y.  Awarded First Prize nt World's Exposition  on  its  Work  nnd  Metbods���������  Catalogue Free.    Address,  WINNIPEG   BUSINESS COLLEGE,  Cor Portage Ave & Fort St. Winnipeg  You Can't Cut Oa������  A BOG SPATIN. PUFF or  THOKOUGHPIN, bat  WSSSS^M  will clean them off permanently, and  yon work tlie horso lame tinie. JDoef  notbliBtor or remove the hair. Will  tell you luoro il y..a writs, ������:,00 psi  bottle at d'ltrs ordully'd.BooklD'ree.  ABSORBINE, JR., for manklni.  tl bottlo. Koitui-es Varlci.se'Velus.Var.  UoesU, Hydrocele, R.mtured Muacloa Or Ll-ra-  taunts, Enlarcud OUtiUi. Allays puln quickly.  *. F.YOUNG, P. D. F., 137 Temple St.. Springfield, Main.  I.YSANS, tlrt., Honlrtj.1, Cnni'llii-i Xxralk  Mm n-nl.l-r-1 by J-.tli.TI-.   KIII.K * Wt^KK CO., Wlnalprfl  TH* KITIO-iAl, UltUU  4  ClIK-llfAL IU, Wlunlpra * <_U  (u/i awl UB.NDEUSOi' DUOS. <*K !<<Ai Vaneoater.  The Best Silver  Is readily distinguished by  this trademark���������  W Rogers bros:  It appears on knives, forks,  spoons and lancysen'mg pieces  of the heaviest grade of plate.  Best tea sets, dishes, waiters,  etc., ate stamped  ME RID EN BRITi CO.  SOU! IIV LKAI.I.VG DEA-.KRS  "Silver Plate that Wears"  They Agree to Differ.  A striking instance of a house divided against itself on questions of  politics is furnished by the case of  the Earl and Countess of Carlisle and  their family. The earl has been described as an "unswerving and rigid"  Tory, while his wife has always been  a staunch supporter of the Liberal  cause. -Their son, the Hon. Guoffrey  Howard, is also a keen Liberal, while  the" eldest son of the family, Viscount  Morpeth, has been elected again for  South Birmingham as a Unionist.  A story of Viscount Morpeth's candidature for South Birmingham is to  the effect that Mr. Chamberlain remarked at one contest to Lord Morpeth, "If women were allowed to  stand for election, I suppose we should  have your mother down here running  against you as a Liberal candidate?"  "I have not a doubt of it," the viscount is said to have replied, "and a  poor figure I or any other man would  cut beside her. She is one of the best  of mothers, but for the good of the  country, as she sees it, my defeat  would cause her unbounded satisfaction."  Hoaxing  the  Latinists.  One or  the  best of the numerous  class of sham Latin inscriptions was  that   which. appeared   recently   in  a  Dublin paper.   It was in antique "Latin,"   as  follows:   "I   sabylle  hueres  ago, fortibus es in aro.   Nobile This-  be forte trux se vaticinem . . . pes un  dux."   This purported  to have  been  found near the site of a church dedicated to "the saint known to the old  chroniclers  as Uncatus Ambulanus."  The "Latin" inscription was in reality  an  absurd  rhyme :���������  "I say, Billy; here's a go;  Forty 'buses in a row.  No,  Billy,  this be forty trucks;  See vot is in 'em !���������peas and ducks."  ���������'���������_*'':H'*m������-'--'-'������*'<:K^^  Dominion Express  are payable all over the  World.  Absolutely the best way  to remit money by mail.  TRAVELLERS* CHEQUES ISSUED  Mono)- -Bent by Telegraph and Cable  foreign Money bought and sold.  FXCURSIONS  **W-  w  to  EASTERN CANADA  Daily  during  December.      3  months  Mniit.   Stop over privileges.  via  ST.   PAUL OR   DULUTH, CHICAGO  and  The Double TracK  Route.  Reduced   Fares  for  Steamship   Passengers.  November llth to December 31st.  five months limit. Write for full  --articular!) and descriptive pamphlet.  A. E. DUFF,  (j-'nernl  Agent.  Passenger  D-'pt.  Represi-ntiitivi* for all Ste-misliip Linea  and Cook's Touru.  !60  Portage Ave. Winnipeg  Dear Old Lady (with a view to a  little moral teaching)���������"Now, ..do  either of you little boys say naughty  words?"  . Elder Brother���������"Well, mum, I ain't  much of a 'and at it myself, but  young Bill hero is a treat. Cuss for  the lady, Bill."  "Young man," said the woman ntj  (ho ticket office, "why don't you nn-|  ^wor me when I ask you whether this  is a moral and proper show?"  "Bi-ciuisp," answered the theatre  treasurer, frankly, "I'm not a good  enough judge of human iinture to  know which way to answer without  losing a customer." ��������� Washington  Star.  One hundred and six seamen and  Royal Marines afloat were tried by  court-martial last year. The number  in 100.1 was 323. In the case of the  Royal Murines on shore (he total last  year was 37, as compared with 246 in  1903,  A funny story gets more attention  than sensible talk.  Liverpool collects a thousand tons  of refuse a day. Nearly all of it is  put to some use.  Some women are beautiful because  of their clothes, and some in spite of  them.  Do the best you can, then you need  not worry because you didn't do  better.  Vanity will dress up for blind people if there tire no others.  Denmark is trying out a new pontoon bridge, in which the pontoon.-'  nre anchored beneath the surface of  the water, the bridge remaining  motionless, irrespective of the rise  and fall of the tide.  Send for free sample to Dept. N.U., Na.  ..ional Drug & Chemical Co., Toronto,  W. N. U��������� No. 831.  if wsmsts������  THE    LEMiE,    GREENWOOD,    BRI1ISH     COLUMBIA  The  otel  Eholt, fi. C.  Frank Fletcher  Provincial Land Sukveyor,  Nelson. B. 0.  HAVE YOUR PHOTO TAKEN  -BY-  J. H.JAMES of Greenwood.  PUBLIC NOTICE.  FORTABL  HOSTELRY  John   JWcKellaff  Proprietor.  H. W. Farmer & Co.,  RK.-U, ESTATE,  Kock Creek, B. C.  .F.  nelson, B, 0.  IV. U.  WKI.I.S, I'ropriotor.  First-class in everything.  Steam heat, electric light,  private baths. Telephone  in every room. First-class  bar and barber shop.  'Bus meets all trains.  GRAND CENTRAL   -HOTEL'   Opposite Postoffiee, NELSON, B. C.  'American and European Plans.  IT. IT. PITTS, Prop.  CENTRAL HOTE  PHOENIX.  The Nearest Hotel to the Granby  Mines.    Plenty of rooms, and one  of tbe largest Dining Rooms in the  city.     A. 0. JOHNSON, Prop.  Greenwood Miners  Union, No. 22, W.  F M., meets every  Saturday evening- in Union Hall, Copper street, Greenwood, at 7.  Also in hall nt   Mother Lode mine  Friday evenings at 7.  LUSTER .MACKENZIE, Sucty.  GREENWOOD LODGE, No. 9  Meets every Sunday Night, at the  Miners' Union Hall.  C. G. JOHNSON, See.  With a view to the belter preservation  of the Public Highways the attention of  the public is herewith directed to the  provisions, of THK HIGHWAY TRAFFIC K.KGULATION ACT AMENDMENT ACT which enacts as follows:���������  ��������� "It shall be unlawful for any person to  cause to be drawn or driven on any of  the public highways'of that portion of  the Province of British Columbia situate  east of the Cascade range of "Mountains,  any wagon or "other vehicle carrying a  load in . excess >.f that ..mentioned 'iii  Schedule .'A' lit-rc-into annexed.  SCHEDULE A.  Wagons and. 4 wheeled vehicles shall  not carry a load in excess of the following:���������  On tires under 3 inches....... .2,000 lbs.  On tires 3 inches in width and under 4  "���������ches ��������� 3|000 n,Si  On tires 4 inches iu width and under 5  inches 6,000 lbs.  On tires 5 inches in width aud over   .6,000 lbs. and over.  AND NOTICE is hereby given that  thc Act in every respect must be strictly  complied with.  Any person guilty of an offence against  this Act shall'upon summary, conviction  thereof before a Justice of tlie Peace be  liable to a penalty  not exceeding Fiftv  The liquor law in B: 0. is two  stringent in some respects, and  should be modified in a few points  The people do not desire too much  or two little law. - Both extr'-mes  tend to demoralize any community.  As far as we can learn all the  privates aro dead who served in tlie  American war, although nearly  every village in the United States  still has a few ollicers who fought,  even if they did not bleed, in order  to Keep Jeff Davis from making  old rags out of the Stars and  Stripes.  Tub Star says that a Methodist  church in Whitehorse was recently  sold for five dollars. Probably the  natives thought it was haunted by  spirits or ghosts. A church building in Skagway has been turned  iuto a jail, and one in Juueati has  been made over.into a brewery v  Verily, brethern, we should send  some missionaries to Alaska.  Dodars.  the left,  turn to  COAX, AND orr, NOTICK.  NOTICE '8 lieroliy Riven-tlmt' .10 cliivs after  fl-itu I iu'oii'l to lii'-ily to, tlio Olnc-f Commissioner of Lund-) for 11 -Mconco to- iirospoct  for Conl ami I'ctro'cimi on tliu follo-vliiff (Im-  crilicd InniU'situntii in tlie SimilK'iiiiieon Division of Yiilo District. (Joimiienclii{- nt-a post  planted 80chains Soutli of the Soutti-1-.'nst eor-  ner of I-ibt (187; thui.co West SO chains; thence  boutli 8'J ct-iiins; thonue East SO chains; thence  North 80 ohtuiis lo pluc-e of commcnci'i'ient,  and containing 111!) acres of land.  Dated this Kith day,of January, liin:  CAKIj HKbMER.  ]ier Sl'E.N'CEK IJEXERMAN', AKent:  Do not draw logs or tinibet over highway.   Vehicles meeting ought to turn to  A vehicle overtaken  ought to  he left.   A'vehicle'overtaking  another ought to turn to the right.  \V. G. Mc.MYNN, ,  Government Agent,  Greenwood, Jlay 19th, 1910.  COAT, AXDOII NOTICK."' ���������:'  NOTICE -Is hereby p-iven thnt .1.1 (lays after  dale  I  intend to apply ' to   the  Chief   Commissioner of-Lands for a licenco to prospect  for Coal and rotroleum on the 7ullow'inr des-  eril-ed In nd.s situate in the Similkameen  Division of Vale District.   Commenuin-r'nt n  post  planted 8'Jeliuin.s south of.the Soutli-Eust coiner of Lot 1*87; tlieiH'o East SOolmins; thence  .Huiirli S.I (.-haiiis; thence West 8'J .chains: tlieneo  North SO cluiins to place of commencement,  H.111I eonraininfe GiOacroo of land.-:    ���������'������������������-      ~'-.;������������������-���������  Dated this 10th day of January, 1011.  "V*. ILL-IAJI DELAHY. .:  per SPENCER BENERMAN, Agent.  MJNintAr.   ACT.  Certificate of Improvements.  .]������������������   NOTICE. -  Monte-Christo .Mfueral Claim, situatn iii the  Greenwood-Mining Division of Yale District.  "���������V!icre located :���������Iu Hoomenuiff Creek Camp,  adjoining the Rbunce ;Mineral Claim,  TAKE NOTICE that"I, Sydney M. Joliiiion,  Free Atiner.i' Cei-tilicuto, No. tfiSOSf- for soil'  and as agent for M W. Smith, 'I-'i-oj Jliiu-rs'  Certificate, No. I'M.-I'll, unci Philip U. S. Stiii-  hopo, Eree, Miners'- Certitii-ate, No. li-TOO. in  tend, sixty days from date hereof, to'���������'���������jipl.v t-.  ihe Mining- Recorder for 11 Certilieate of Im-  provc.nt-nts, for t ha pur-osc of. obtainiin; *a  Crown Grant of the above claim. '.''���������_  And furihor take notice that action,Under  section  .'17.  must  he oo;inneneed   beforo the  issuance of such Certilieate of Improvements.  Dated this llth day i)f Maroh.A.D. 1011.  Money and brains are all power-  fill in the newspaper business.  Since Cattou sold that prosy old  paper, the News-Ad. of Vancouver,  it has shed its fossilization and is  making for a high altitude with  increasing velocity. ln a few  months its circulation has jumped  from 4,000 to 11,000, audits energetic proprietor has equipped the  o/iiee, since last May, with ������105.-  000 woitli of new material. Evidently the people of Vancouver  get their printing done at home.  A Likely Pugilist.  Jimmy Britt, the Montana  Insurance Agent  I-'IItJ**,   LIUM* AM) ACUIUKNT  Fidelity Bonds, Plate G-lass,  Commissioner    for   Taking-  Affidavits  PHOERIIX,   3.   C.  Tenders will be received by the undersigned up lo the 22nd day of April, 1911,  at 5 p. 111., for the purchase of Block  27,  Subdivision of Lot No. 54r, Group one,  New   Westminster  District, situated in  the City of Vancouver, ancl being the site  of the old Provincial Court House.   Each  tender.must be enclosed in a ��������� registered  letter  and   must   be  addressed   to  the  undersigned, and plainly marked ''Tender for old Vancouver Court House .Site,"  and must be accompanied by an accepted  cheque for ten per cent, of the first payment of the purchase money.    Payment  ���������&���������   '-'��������� for the property will be accepted iii'in-  The Newest   and Largest Hotel in  stalnients of one-quarter of the purchase  .,     r>.. T-. ... ���������        'money.    The first of such instalments to  be paid within thirty days after the acceptance  of the  tender,  and the other  three annully thereafter, with interest at  the rate of six per cent, per annum.   In  the event of the person whose tender is  accepted failing to complete the first instalment within thirty days of tbe notice  of such acceptance the sale to him will be  cancelled and his ten per cent, deposit  forfeited.    The cheques of unsuccessful  tenderers will be returned.    The highest  or any tender will not necessarily   be  accepted.    No commissions of any kind  will   be   allowed.  NEW ADVERTISING SCALE.  The newspapers in Greenwood, Thoe-  nix and Grand Forks have adopted the  following scale for legal advertising:  Application   for   Liquor  Licence  (30 days). .*54.oo.  Certificate of Improvement'Notice  (60 days) ^7.50  Application to Purchase Land Notices (60 days) i*7-50  Delinquent Co-owner Notices  (90  days) :... -sio.oo  Water Notices (30 days) !?'5.oo  Allother legal advertising, 12  cents a  line, single column, for the first insertion; and S cents a line for each subse  quent insertion.  who knocked out Harry Guise of  Republic at liossland on Thursday  night in three rounds, and his  manager, Bert Keminer, were  visitors to the city yesterday.  They were naturally just tickled  to death over the result or the go  at the Golden City and Jimmy  stated that he was endeavoring to  make terms for a 10 round bout  with Carl Smith, the colored Phoenix boxer, and champion of Calgary.  He is also hoping to arrange a  return match witli Guise, which  may come <-fT at Host* I and on April  16. He speaks in the highest  terms of the form and sportsmanship displayed by his opponent of  Thursday night. "He's sure a  g.'ime one," he remarked, "and I'd  like to have another gr> with him."  Britt came out of the match with  Guise without a scratch and  pretty   likely   looking  Nelson News.  Scrap Over .Steamboat-  There   are   now   three   town*-  claiming to be the logical gateway  to Steamboat  Mountain.     Up  to  the present time Hope has been  undisputed mistress of the   situation, and its residents claim that  they will be able to  maintain  its  present condition, as they are the  nearest railway point to the cii'mp,  the trail  has an easy grade, and  part of it is an  old wago'n road  which can  be put in condition at  slight expense.    Chilliwack, however,  cbullengew Hope's title   on  the grounds that provisions can be  packed  from  there to tho   camp  cheaper than  over the Hope trail  for the reason, that horse feed is  more plentiful along the trail, and  that the B. C. Electric gives better  service from Vancouver than the  C.P.R.    The board of trade has  decided to complete the Chilliwack  trail  to  the  camp and has asked  the    provincial    government    for  ������2,000 to aid tho project,    Princeton has also made an appropriation  to build a trail to Steamboat, and  claims  that only  by  way  of the  Similkameen  town  can the prospector attain  the goal of his desires in the easiest manner.   Meanwhile,   the   old   prospector   looks  wiso and declares that the rush to  the  camp  will   be of such proportions  that  one  trail  couldn't accommodate them  all  any way.���������  Hope News.  Nickel Plate Mine  |9������ imesee������9������e<c������oeeoo<m^o<if^^  0 _Pft ���������_������������������'__��������� tam -M S---*������ && - '   I  e  Spring Millinery, Dry Goods, Men's .Shoes and  Furnishings, Ladies' Shoes, Laces, Embroideries,  Comonas, Silks, Underwear, Lawns,' Dress Goods,  Skirts, Skirts, Silk Waists, all marked way down,  cheaper than ever. Potter's Prints, the best fast  color print, Ginghams, larger stock than ever, Neckwear and Hair Goods, Men's Silk Ties, etc.  ���������  We shall not continue accounts longer than the i  20-h for.the precee'ding month.  ���������  ","'"': ---���������    **���������    ' ForStPatrick'sDay  We wish to announce to our Patrons  and Friends that  J. L WHITE, Druggist  IS OUR LOCAL AGENT  For Cut Flowers and Floral  Designs.  Leave  YOUR  ORDERS with HIM.  ' WE' Wlhh HAVE  Green Carnations.  ORDER   EARLY  to   Prevent  Disappointment.  is  ,  pugilist.-  QUEEN'S   HOTEL,  PHOENIX,  Ne*  the City.    Everything neat, clean  and comfortable.     Steam heat and  electric light.   Meals and drinks at  all hours.  R. V. CHJSHOLM, Tiioprii-toi*.  DANNY DEANE, Manager.  Famine conditions prevail in the  Iditarod gold gelds, and as a result  of an appeal sent from the starving  miners,  a number of wealthy Alls published every Thursday at Green-  askans who are wintering iu Seattle  wood, B. C , and the price is J2 a year,   llave arranged to send   more   than  postage free to all parts of Canada, and  one hundred tons of  food  on   the  iirst  boat sailing  for  the North.  According to the advices received  Short of Food.  Great Britain. To the United States and  other countries it is sent postpaid for  ���������f?.50 a year. Address all letters to The  Ledge, Greenwood, B. C.  R. T. LOWERY,  PUBLISHER.  THE RUSSELL HOTEL  Is pleasantly situated in the heart  of Grand Forks, and is convenient  to all the. leading financial and  commercial institutinns of the city.  Travelers will find it a comfortable  place to sojourn when in the city.  FRED RUSSELL  WILLIAM R. ROSS,        ;  Minister'of Lauds.  Department of Lands,  Victoria, B.C., March 7U1, 1911.  OR HOTEL  NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS.  A blue mark here indicates that  your   Subscription   has  become  deceased,   and  that the editor   would  once more like to commune with  yonr collateral.  The way to get even  enemies is to help them.  with  your  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 electricity. Commodious sample rooms. The bar is replete  with all modem beverages and  the cafe never closes. Rooms  reserved by telegraph.  The Windsor Hotel Co  E. J. Cartier, Mgr.  The sun  crossed the   line   laFt  superscribed j Tuesday without paying any duty.  Forks   Court- ( ���������--   Jost now faraway fields are beginning to look yellow to the. restless prospector.  me  Court House, Grand Forks  SEALED     TENDERS,  "Tender for  Grand  house," will be received by the Honorable the Minister of Public Works up to  noon of Monday,  the 3rd day of April,  1911, for the erection and completion of  a new Court-house at Grand Forks, B. C.  Plans,   specifications,   contract,    and  forms of tender may be seen on and after  the 13th day of March, 191;, at the offices  of tbe   Government   Agents  at   Grand  Forks and  Nelson,  and at the office of  Department of Public Works, Victoria.     I  Each proposal must be accompanied by I  an accepted bank cheque or certificate oi  deposit on a chartered band of Canada,  made payable to the Honorable the Minister of Public Works, for the sum ol  ?z,ooo, which shall  be forfeited  if the  I party tendering decline to enter into con  tract when called upon to do so, or if he ... -_;-;��������� ,��������� ���������i ���������".i,���������.. v_ .���������.. ,  tails to complete the work contracted for. ' ,e opinions of Other. *������������������ 0 man  The chequed or certificates of deposit of ���������*> whole show on this earth.  unsuccessful tenderers will be returned ���������   to them upon the execution of the con-      jP the United  States  had   reci-  trTh*e successful tenderer shall furnish Pro**% in, law with Canada, it  a bond of a guarantee company satisfac- might tend to make life and prop-  tory to the Minister of Public Works, in erty safer in the United States  the sum of $5,000 for the due fulfilment I  of the contract.  here, the miners have a small  amount of ham, bacon, sugar and  Hour and a little fresh meat. Iu  the consignment of foodstuffs donated by tho Alaskans now in Seattle will be eggs, oranges, apples,  potatoes, lemons and a few other  varieties of supplies.  The matter of getting the supplies to the famine-stricken district  is a matter of no small maguitude.  A barge and power launch will  be  taken on board the first  northern  bound liner and unloaded at Skag-  way, from which   town  the craft  will  be moved across the mountain range to Lake Lebarge.  They  will then be floated down the Yukon river as soon as the ice breaks,  which usually occurs in   May.    A  tug will meet the barge and launch  at the mouth of the Iditarod river  to convey the goods to the famine-  stricken town.  The directors of the Hedley'Gold  Mining Co., at their head oflice in  DU(Ti New York ou March 8th, declared  "the   usual  quarterly   dividend, of  3 per cent, and an  extra dividend  of 2  per cent, on the outstanding  stock of the  company  payable  ou  March JJlst.    The books close  today. Thursday, March IGth at 3 p.  m. and  will   remain  closed   until  April 1st at 10 a. ui.  When the extra dividend of 2  per cent, was paid at the ond of  December last it was thought that  this extra bon bon was given during the Christmas period as a sort-  of holiday gift to stockholders, but  ifs repetition now, three montlit-  Liter, puts a different face on the  matter and indicates very clearly  that this is the gait they have struck  under present operating conditions  and the present condition of the  mine.  Five per cent, quarterly is certainly hitting it oil to a lively tune  that must appear catchy and attractive to the fortunate stockholder  and the concerns which are paying  20 per cent, today are few and far  between.  The new plant is now in operation and while a few weeks uia^-  be required for adjustment in order  to get their full duty, there is no  doubt that the effects in the way of  securing a material saving in extraction are already apparent and  accounts for the increased dividend. When the water is sufficient  to enable them to dispense with the  steam auxiliary plant the profits  will be still greater.  MANUFACTURING JEWELER,  The Only Up-to-Date Optical ly r? f  C/Ql-ki  n> r  Department in the Interior. H fe JUoWlN, OoG,  0  many  Killed  Nearly all weak men beco  petty tyrants when given  temporary power, industrial or otherwise.  Life's too short to spend an}' time  trying to get even with those who  do not always dance to your particular kind of rnnsic.  in Russia.  T. A. F. Barnard of Revelstoke,-  was killed by natives in Russia  this month, while working at  McGarvey's oil works. .  According to information regarding the crime, it is evident Mr.  Barnard behaved with great bravery and chivalry in attempting to  save the life of his employer and  Mrs. McGarvey. It appears that  tho McGarvey's and Barnard's  lived in a house apart from the rest  of the oil company's buildings and  somewhat isolated.      "While they   .  were at supper on   tho night  of  In order to have your own  opiu-   March 1st the house was suddenly  ons respected,  you must respect broken  into  by  natives and   the  is murders committed. A little boy,  who was the first to see tho robbers coming, tried to telephone to  Bear Season.  Bear Shooting throughout British  Columbia reopens with the close of  the present month and already the  chief game warden as well as many  of the best known guides of the  Province are in receipt of numerous .communications from the big  game hunters of Europe aud the  eastern "states, preliminary to the  arrival of these pleasure seekers in  person. t-  . Among the sportsmen from the  United States who have already arrived to enjoy tlie summer bear  shooting in British Columbia are:  Messrs. Charles Dana, G. Gallitin  and Charles Loudin. all people of  prominence in the social and professional life of New Vork City.  Alderman    James  McCreath  is  is  about  to  retire  from   business  in Greenwood, and has  instructed  The Ledtje to kill his ad.   Jim's ad  has been alive since The Ledge unfurled its banner in the copper met-  roplis,   and   naturally   the   editor  doeR not- like to decorate it with  crape.    Mr. McCreath has been one  of our most worthy and  enterprising citizens, and  his removal  to  Grand .-Forks,''.or. some other town  is a distinct loss to this city. Greenwood cannot afford  to lose  more of its solid men.  K. K. Steven continues to climb  in Vancouver. He has recently  moved his office to the most up-to-  date building in Arancouver, the  Pacili", opposite the postofiice.  ;He receives all his old friends with  the same glad hand, even if they  should be broke or worth a million.  Wm. Fowler of Providence mine  fame, and C. Scott Galloway recently made some heavy investments with Mr. Steven. The  lure of the west is again upon  Fowler, and it is Steamboat  mountain or Portland Canal with  hi in this summer.  "AT IT HERE SmCE-I900y  !^SER^S������]I_V  <-���������-"*���������  Serjeant-Ma jor Wheeler of Grand  Forks, who has been employed for  last two months as Provincial constable,   has  resigned his position,  having been, offered  and  accepted  the   post   of   Deputy   Provincial  Game   AVarden   for   his   riding.  Killers of game and destroyers of  fish: will now have to look to themselves in the district over which he  presides.    The authorities are determined to put down pot hunters  and murderers of game and  deer  in the close season, and all offenders in this respect will be severely  punished in future.  In kelson City  Charley "Waterman has grown  fat since he found the key to his  stomach.  George Lloyd was in the city  last week. About 12 years ago he  was a policeman in Sandon and  left' that city with ��������� $1,100; He  settled nt Strath more in Alberta  and ran a general store when his  nearest customer lived six miles  distant. He bought 47 lots, for  $50 each, and afterwards sold them  at prices ranging from $200 to  81,500 each. George now owns a  60-room  hotel,  store,   blacksmith  Billy "Pool continues to bring   in shoP.  ������Pera -house,   and   several  gold bricks from Sheep Creek, and other lines of business.    He is also  'ias great faith in that district,   He postmaster and tbe foremostcitizen  ���������  -   "     " of Strath more.    During the past  SmYonvfioaef,  (/ewaut everv-o-rtetoftnow*  Ttyat we are paying -  per annum cre9iteW%  on savings deposits ($1������-?  & upward) subject ToWii-  ���������3rdwaUrcheqJue������*  on time deposits of-  SirJmo#L3 k over. -  We invest money for client.  in first mortgages _ ho a  general ffnaiitial business,  we wanVKur savings accrit  &ifYou are not saving ���������*'  systematically, ���������*--*--*.*  ���������SommenceNowWitliUs.  Deposits hy mail ^^r>  ���������*i^ easlty"haiHfled ���������  "YoucarL send by Draff,  Post Office ���������+- 6*Kpress  Ovher ov Re^isterecT^  IaetleV&: withdrawals  can, be madei-*- ���������*��������� ->���������"'��������������� -���������������  **" *__y"__)*" y__ wish.  Mare Responsible  Refer W+ ���������*��������� + **  Butis,BmBstreets,  or To anyone ia +  A/MG0UV6R-  i'atelit;Wa)r'  does not think much of gold strikes  in the Cascade range, having followed them without success years  ago, all the way from California to  13. C.  Minors and si washed individuals  ars not allowed in the  bars of this  city.   That goes   Greenwood  better.  one  GREENWOOD CITY WATERWORKS  CO.  Get your Razors Honed  and your Baths at  Frawiey's  Barber . .  Greenwood,  Tenders will not be considered unless  made out on the forms supplied, signed  with the actual signature of the tenderer,  and enclosed in the envelopes furnished.  The lowest or any tender not necessar-  ilv accepted.  P. C. GAMBLE,  Public Works Engineer.  Department of Public Works,  Victoria, B. C, March 8th, 1911.  COUNTY  YALE,  Shop,  i tGQtt������MZG<ttKQ<M'ieGB>1XiGQi  A  SITTINO Of tho County Court of Yule will  ������    be Ii'-JUcii Ht the Court House Greenwood,  on TU'J.-iI'iy the 23th dny   of March, lull, at  eleren o clock In the forenoon.  3y order,  V.'. O. McMTNN,  Seven widows, worth 30 millions  of dollars have settled afc'; Los  Angeles. This should be welcome  news to tne titled paupers of  Europe.  The supreme court in Georgia  says that alcohol cannot be made  in that state. All moonshine, your  honor, remarks the Kettle Kiver  Journal.    Ec'cjs are 11 cents a dozen in  Kansas. This is surprising in a  state where tho wind is so strong  that it often blows the feathers off  tbe chickens  tho adjoining oil works, but was  set upon and murdered before he  could give the alarm,  The robbers then mortally  wounded a watchman aud attacked  Mr. and Mrs. McGarvey and Mr.  Barnard with knives and clubs.  Although the men were unarmed  they heroically attempted to shield  Mrs.  McGarvey.    Mr  W. W. Harris, and his wife are  on a visit to the coast. While in  Victoria Mrs." Harris will have a  small growth cut out of her face.  The operation will cost 825, which  is S175 less than a Spokane surgeon  asked for the work.  From below the railway at the  Lucky Jim mine in the Slocan a  1200 foot tunnel is being run. The  C.P.K. will build a branch to the  Lucky Jim at an expense of $135.-  1..      i;   *.     ,. ?IcUl'vey 000.    The lino will be finished by  was butchered in the dining room. June and by that time the tonnage  Mr.   Barnard,   though   wounded, from tho Jim  will be  100 tons a  carried his friend's wife across the dav  In Ireland a man has just died  who was 108 years. He did not  fight in the battle of Waterloo, and  it is fair to assume that he never  yard of the house but was overtaken and foully murdered, falling  dead at Mrs. McGarvey's feet.  The murderers then seized $500  in cash that was iu the house and  fled. Tho military aud police at  once took prompt and enorgetic  measures and are scouring tho |  country for tho assailants, Mi-?.  McGarvey is said to bo out of  danger.  W. P. Tierney may move to the  coast this summer.  J. S. Barratt bought the Royal  hotel this month. Mrs. Roberts  and her daughter Florence are  running a restaurant in Vancouver.  J. A. McDonald will establish a  jam factory in this city.  Nap. Malletto is again landlord  of the Lakcviow hotel.  three years he has cleaned up $87,  000 which is going some, even for  au ex-police man.  HE WAS SICK.  In the bright sunlight on a railroad station in Georgia slept a colored   brother.    He snored gently  with his mouth ajar, and his long,  moist tongne resting on  his chest  like   a  pink   plush   necktie.    A  Northerner climbed off the train to  stretch his legs, unscrewed the top  of a capsule and advancing on tiptoe, dusted ten grains of quinine  on the surf nee of the darkey's tongue.    Preseutly the negro sucked  his tongue  back inside his mouth  and instantly arose with a start and  looked about him wildly. "Mistah"  he said to  the joker,   "is you a  doctah?"    "Nope,"    "Well, then,  now  Doit  TTTTi  -���������������-4  m  ancouver B.C.  ^  TliEMONT   HOUSE  "Nelson, B������'0., is run on the American and European plan; Steam  heated roome. All white labor,  Spocial attention paid to dining  room.  1'iiiiHomo <������- Ciiinpl-cll, Froim.  LAKKVIKtV   IIOTJ*_  in Nelson, B. C, employs all  white help and is a home for tho  world nt gl.00 a day.  Nap, Mullotto, l'miii-lot-ir.  kin yo' tell me whar I kin fin' me  a doctah right away?" "What do  you want with a doctor?" "I'm  sick." "Ho sick?" "Powerful  sick." "Do you know what's the  matter with you?" "Suttin'ly I  knows what's de matteh with me���������  mah gall's busted!"  We all  feel the need of  piety j  F."ij.'s'rorc.c. of". I. lingered long at a "Danny brook fair,  "���������"���������"hen wc aro up against hurd luck.  Twice nine tailors couldn't make  men out of aotna .male bipeds.  The Granby Co. began work last  week on tho claims recently bonded  on Copper Mountain, near Chesaw,  Machinery will bo hanled to the  properties in a few days, and about | havo several  40 men will be employed.  Boxing Barred in Phoenix  The city authorities of Phoenix  have decided to put a stop to further boxing bouts in that city, according to Joe Murdock, manager  of Jack Soholes,. who writes to  The Ledge saying .that the Box 0'  Tricks is willing to meet Jimmy  Britt at any time or place that may  be arranged. His terms are that  the two shall weigh in at 126 lbs  ringside, for tho purso of $300 a  side, winner to take tho bunch.  Joe says ho and Scholes are leaving for  tho coast next month and  that they aro after big game. "We  engagements on al*  I  ���������.������*-,  '.ready," states Murdock.  m  1


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