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The Ledge May 13, 1909

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 '  $TH  '"s    >i   ������"  ^j^^z^^^^^-^^^Cy  l���������^A-^l^  "������ -i  ���������te  Vol.   XV.  GREENWOOD, B. O.V'THURSDAf, ,MAY 13,-1909.  No. 44 ~  |l"M^^BiSWm  Our stock of Boots and Shoes for women and child  ren is large and complete.-   We arc showing a par- |  ticularly fine range of Ladies' Oxfords in all leathers  in all the latest styles.   Prices Kight.  ���������Dry Goods.  '        " Millinery.   ' f-  '    *   Boots and Shoes.  Is .the best-furnished hotel in the Boundary  district.     It   is heated with  steam and W,  lighted by electricity.   Excellent "sample (lif  ,     .rooms.   The bar is always'abreast of the |jj  :'     .    times, and meals arc. served- in the Cafe (Iff  at any hour, day or night.     ���������   -.���������-'      ' ' ||j  -McCIung &  Goodeve,'/ Propr's. I  *>*.-'*+. /f* ran?** /*������% h  n      - b''h Vs'b ri" A" b s n c=n irv ' f**  JUTWI-  # James Buchanan & Go's  BLACK AND WHITE, Aim  HOUSE OF GOMMUNS |  GREENWOOD LIQUOR  CO. f  IMPORTERS, GREENWOOD, B. C.     %  ������e>s������  PHOENIX, B. C. "  Is opposite, the Great Northern depot and is a delightful  haven for the weary traveler. Great veins of hot water  run through tho entire house, and bathi ooms are al-  wayB at the service of thos-'e in search of material  cleanliness. The dining room is an enemy to dyspepsia,  while the aitistic appointment of the liquid refreshment  makes the drinks go clown like eating fruit in a flower  garden, The sample rooms arc the largest in the mountains and a pleasure- to drummers with big trunks.  JAS. MARSHALL  PROPRIETOR l  %  ipawfiMBiwmMiimgema^*-^^  PHOENIX BEER  I  is delicious in taste and free from impurities.   Order-"  a case or bottle at'the earliest opportunity.  Phoenix = Brewing = Co. I  .(Limited.) ';."���������'.'.  The Pride of Western Canada. Phone 138, Greenwood  EEmWBBBSBiaiEBBgLti  199eW^99W^W@������eZ99OQiW9Q@oe^e������Q91i9������Q������999Oe@������SiS���������������0&  (13  ������  t  *���������?  CI  ������  o  'IB  ������  Greenwood, ia the homo for workingmeu of all nations. It is  convenient to themrioUer on the hill. Tho dining room is supplied with tasty and substantial.food, while the bar contains the  best wot goods iu the market. Electric lights all over tho  premises.    Hot aud cold baths.  8-  ������������������G^������������������������������������8������������Sl������������������������������e������SaS0Q!  a  rassifis* i fir on  -&  ~i'vy<!><MHM"}#3������������������0������<"ra'"*'"'^  SeOJ903*J������S������S*BS������S���������������JSSSC������iS'3 55  Throe new planks wero put in  the sidewalks last week.  There was no quorum of the  city council Monday evening.  Miss Shaw is visiting with her  aunt, Mrs. W. M. Frith of Keremeos.  Hugh Cameron of Camp McKinney was a visitor in --the city  lust week.  R. Kerr, customs officer fit Midway, was a visitor in the city  Monday.  *\V. M. Frith, customs officer at  Keremeos, was a visitor in the city  last week.  John Barclay is on a business  trip to Spokane, and will be absent  'about ten days.  Geo. N. Morrison left Saturday  last for Soutli Fork, Sask., where  he will spend the summer.   ,   '  J. P. McLeod, barrister, left  Monday-for Fairview to attend a  sitting of the county court.  Mrs. "W.   M.   Frilh  returned to  Keremeos this week after a month's  visit  with  her sister, Mrs." C. Al  Shaw.  J. E. McAllister left on Tuesday for "Nelson to attend the Dim-  raiek trial which is being heard  this week.  Among' those who left on Tuesday's train for the co..st were W.  King, Thos. McKay and Andy  Mcintosh.  D. B. Fotheringham, of Spokane, one of the directors of the  Greenwood City Waterworks Co.',  is in the city.  "Howard Moore left for Prince  Itupert yesterday morning. His  many friends in the district will,  wish him success.  J." B. Docksteader left Saturday  for "Nelson. lie wi'l probably  spend the summer, working on his  Slucan properties.  \7. T. Jackso-i, traveling representative-of tin.- Vancouver Province, was it caller- ab The L.'dge  office Saturday last...  Sydney M; Joh'nson,  C." ID.', left  for the^Wes't Fork  Tuesday morning on  a surveying  trip  and will,  be gone a couple of weeks.  D. E. McDonald and "Neil "Robinson left Tuesday for the North  Fork, where they will work at the  Golden Eagle mine.  The provincial road gang aro  Working at Eholt" this week, having completed the work between  Greenwood and Midway.  C. J. Cull, vice-president of the  Dominion Copper company was in  in the city this week aud left for  the coast yesterday morning.  F. F. Ketchum came in from  Beaverdell Monday evening, and  will remain here a couple of weeks.  He reports business good on the  West Fork.  J. Parke Chaning and Julius A.  Lewisohn of New York are in the  district looking over the properties of the B. C. and Dominion  Copper companies.  Chas. Wilson, K. C, of Vancouver was in tho city this week  on business connected with the  Dominion Copper Co. Ho left for  the coast yesterday morning.  Frank Mother left Saturday for  the north. He joined Al. Proper  and others at Ashcrofb who will  go overland and take a look at tlie  Fort George country  on tho way.  , Cliff Russell returned last week  from Calgary, where ho had been  attending a business college He  will take a position as accountant  for  tho  Ilussell-Law-Caulfiuld Co.  W. K Howson, grand master  of the Masonic fraternity, will pay  an ofiieial visit to Greenwood lodge  this evening. I'epreseiitatives of  other lodges in the diatiict will be  present.  "Work on tho big tunnel is progressing rapidly. Two shifts are  now working. The compressor  plant is not yet running but will  uo as soon as arrangements for  electric power aro completed.  D. 0. McKay left Tuesday for  Calgary, where- ho intends to locate. Mr. McKay has been in  business in 'the Boundary for a  'number of years, and leaves a  large number of friends who wish  him prosperity in his new home.  A.D. Hallett left Monday, for  Kosslauil to attend the meeting of  the. Grand Lodge, Knight.' oi Pythias, as representative Irom Greenwood lodge. After the grand lodge  iio will go to Calgary, where lie  will niako his hcadqinii'tcrsny agent  for liremcu'ii supplies.   Success.  Tho'evangelist meeting'* are being largely attended. Dr. Toy,  who has had charge of tho meetings, farewellod Tuesday evening  and Kuv. Woodsido of Owen  Sound, Out.,-is conducting the  M-rvices. .Many precious souls have  been brought to' a knowledge of  the saving gracc-at these meeting1*,  Sunday la3t about noon a fire  alarm was turned in, but the system wasn't working very well and  it was impossible to tell where the  lire,was. However the team turned  out aud the fire was "finally located  in the residence,of llobt. "Wilf-on,  near tlio'' railway station. No  damage, was.done! Tho fire alarm  system has since ..been overhauled  and can now be depended upon.  R. T. Lowery^is rusticating in  Nelson and the Slocan for a month.  His last injunction was "don't  roast anyone." That is the reason  for'(he mild stand taken by Tlie  Ledge in reference to recent happenings in tho city. Tho colonel  is financing tho concern, and his  opinions are entitled bo some consideration . even during his absence.  Conciliation Board.  -The first day.of, the Arbitration  and Conciliation' board was taken"  up with evidence in reference to  the origin of ihe'Grcenwood Board  of Trade resolution of May 7fch,  190S, which has:' been tho subject  of so.much comment, and resulted  in a vast amount of business being  diverted from' Greenwood to the  store of the B. C. Copper company  and to other points outside the  city. None of the members of the  Board of Trade were able to even  hint at where tbe resolution originated. Apparently it just happened  along, and most .of them signed it  because somebody asked them to  do so. The resolution even appeared in the. secretary's books  without the names of its mover and  seconder. . Ib came from nowhere  and aimed ab nothing! Ib might  have originated'in an insane asylum and ib might nob. It was a  waif and apparently illegitimate,  for no one can now be found who  will father the thing. That it was  ill-advised, if advised ab all, even  some of  those  w  milted on oath:  resolution :  lio  signed ib ad-  Following is the  W  i liereas, it  in t  ments  tha  tention through  wc  has come  to  our  recent cu'Vflop-  have in our midst  those who seek to create dissension between employer and employee : It'is'hereby  " Resolved, that wo, tiie undersigned members of the Greenwood  Board of Trade and citizens of  Greenwood; while in hctrby sympathy with properly directed organized labor, wish to place ourselves on record as opposed bo any  further attempt to create such*  strained relations, and we strongly  oppose all efforts of the labor ngi'  tutor and trouble mikpr tending  towards unrest, anil fiirthprinnrc  will do our utmost not to harbor  such characters in our com in u  nity."  Tuesday and Wednesday tne  question of diycrimination was  taken up. A number of witnos'sp.-s  were examined, the evidence going to show that the company Ir-nl  di.ioriminuted against certain par-  tio". F. L. Mo-lmr, D. O'Connor,  and H. Jolly, all heads of departments ab the Mother Lode, all  stated th-'y had been order od to  discharge good men for apparently  no reason. J. E. McAllister,  manager for the company, was  called as a witness by the union,  but was not able to give any direct  testimony beaiing on the case.  E. G. ��������� Warren bric-lly addressed  the board on behalf of the,company and George Heatherton and  Thos. McKay for the union.  Judge "Wilson, chairman of the  board, invited representatives of  tho union and tho company to  meet him Friday morning and endeavor to como to some satisfactory  settlement of their differences, but  a representative of the company  did nob put in an appearance. It  would appear from this that the  manager of the company prefers  unfriendly to friendly relations  with his employees. Mr. Cronyn,  the company's arbitrator also failed  to turn-lip Friday morning.  I Western Floati  3 s  VS S-S-SSSCS������ 50e������S-S������������ S^O"-"������������������ j-  Al though the Lo  For Victoria Day,' May'24th,  bhe Canadian Pacific .Railway company announce a rate of fare and  one-third for the round trip. Tickets will bo on sale May 21st, 22nd,  23rd and 2-Jbh, good to reliirn uii-  ciljilay 26th.  Widdowson, Assayer, Nelson, B. C.  Iff  V"bi  rTVj  5 suppiy oi  much  ������������������?  mid  greater  man  man  When men are  of labo  the  d  require  ���������v>  1  ae-  till "Q  fact  sec  wil  fif.S?.T-T  ^1   !-.  retary  Union through  08 announced oy  of ��������� the Miners9  xt.%  ne press.  be found  iable.    C4ive heed to this.  ^o  otner source wii  re-  3  El  3&g^&33EZ3SS23>5^3iSZSZSi3  sssssa'ss  Fire Brigade Officers.  Friday evening the fire brigaib-  was reorganized and ollicers for  the year elected. The reorganization was mado necessary owing  to the resignation of Chief Hallett  before leaving for Albcrta. Nearly  all the old members of the brigade  retained active ''membership," and  its cfliciency lnis'nob been impaired.  Following are the ollicers elected :  J. 1). McCreath, president.  A. E. Ikaithwaite, vice-president.  (J. 10. Summer.-*, treasurer.  S. M. Tei's, secretary.  C. hi. Summon*, chh-f.  A. E. Braithwait,  1st  assistant.  Ted McArthur, 2nd assistant.  Fi. Russell, captain No. 1.  ..T..D. McUroath,  captain   No.. 2.  0. Ilawtrey, captain No. 3.  Greenwood Marionettes.  I/ltle wooden men arc wc���������  0 roup of marionettes!  Worked by wires, we yea or nay;  Koiueliines we're allowed to play,  (When thc showman says we may)���������  Poor old marionettes I  Wc can read and we can write���������  Clever marionette-* I  Some are young and some are old,  Likely to he bought or Mold���������  Sign petitions when we're told���������  Just marionette-!'!  Vet we love our showman dear���������  l.oyal marionette*!  Ikui't!' of vvo'.>d and brains of dust  Have to dance or wires will rtrst.  Dance we do, for dance we must���������  Gay nnirioiiettes!  Murdered His Brother.  On JM-onday night of this week  tho first murder was commuted in  Prince Rupert. A Montenegrin  killed bin brother, apparently with  out provocation, in a Montenegrin  lodging house, by shooting him  with a o."-* calibre revolver. Thc  brothers wero upstairs in the lodging house and there were no witnesses to what occurred. A shot-  was heard by men downstairs, and  a few'minutes afterwards the man  who tired the shot c;iine down and  attempted to leave thc houyn. The  proprietor and others stopped him,  and held him until the arrival of  two provincial constibles, who  took him to tlio lock-up in the  court house. The evidence given  at the coroner's inquest was to the  eilVct that tho man who did tin*  shooting had been sick, and that  his.'fellow-countrymen bad taken  up a collection to send him back  to Montenegro. The money so  collected had probably been turned  ovf-r to his brother, for ho had  $27:2,GO in c.^li and money orders  on his per.'on, while his flayer had  but $-'.*i0 in cash. The man who  who diil the shooting bought cartridges during the Afternoon in  Dunn's hardware store, so it may  be ptTsuni'-d he inti'iiil'id to force  his brother to pay him over the  moii'\v. Tho verdict of tho coron-  er'H jury was that Lovo Drogo-  vitch came to hi* death by a nun-  shot wound indicU'd by Jlilcu  Di'ogovitch.--Fuipiio.  Tho Columbia cigar is a large  and froii-smoking i'i,':ir. It i-: wild  in all mountain t.iwns and nude in  Nelson.  he days of  plenty  and  negligent; in  want,   full of sorrow  sinco   in  thou ait  tlie time  and de-  Iii  prom  of  jflcled ; siiico in prosperity and  adversity Hiich is thy condition, it  were diilicult to state when thou  wouldst voluntarily do  thy duty.  Hoi is closed  down tbe mining situation in Rossland is steadily improving.  During the summer the C. P. R,  will cub down the time between  Vancouver and "Montreal to 8-3  hours. The crazn for speed works  wonder?,���������and a wreck occasionally  R--'a.l ct.ite is rather active in  Kamloops.  It is reported that the Granby  company will spend half a million  dollars in Rossland camp this  season.  Tbe Rossland firemen have new  uniforms.  Alberni has organized a fire brigade. At practice in the first test  (i7 buckets of water were passed  75 yards in o minutes. In the  second test 70 buckets were passed  in tho same time. Mike Tebo is a  mpmbor of .the brigade. This  probably accounts for the speed iu  passing.  A large sawmill will be built this  season at Nab mint harbor, eleven  miles from Alborni.  A whale S7 feet in length was  captured in Barclay sound a short  time ago. Thi,* is said to be the'  largest'whale ever killed on; the  Pacific coast.  Mrs. R. F. Lifter, wife of thf  proprietor of tho ITosmer Times,  dropped dead on the depot platform ab "Medicine Hat last week.  She was returning home after  spending the winter in tne east.  A lady passenger on Monday's  easb bound express ran amuck on  the dining car and smashed the  crockery and abused tho conductor. Judge Cole of Hosnier lined  the offender fifty dollars and costs.  ���������Fernie Free Press.  P. IL Burnham, district passenger agent of the Great Northern railway ab Grand Forks, has  beon promuted aud will be located  in St. Paul.  Neil McCallura of Grand Forks  has gone on a trip to Prince Rupert.  Creston is to havo a lodge of  Chosen Friends. Something of  that sorb might ''hit up" some of  4he..towris farther, west.    . .. ,. .  Tbe chestnut trees are blooming in Creston.  Lord and Lady Sholto Douglas  have returned to Creston from  Nelson, where his lordship bad  been interviewed by the grand  jury.  A stamp mill is to be put iu at  the Morning mine near Poplar.  Harry Caldwell managed to fall  on the big siw at the mill Tuesday  and cut his arm severely. Fortunately the saw was not ruuniug  at the time or it would have been  all ofi  with   Harry.���������Kootenaian.  A big assortment of. Slocan ores  are being forwarded to the Alaska-  Yukon-Pacifio exposition.  Johnny Behind the Deuce arrived iu Fernie last week.  Fire did a vast amount of damage iu the Enderby district last  week, a number of farmers losing  heavily. An appeal for assistance  is being made to the provincial  government.  Fernie has a real Indian princess  who is a phrenologist and palmist.  Judge Brown held county court  in llodley last week.  Pentiction cannery complains of  the freight rate to Vancouver���������71  cents pur hundrod, while from Ontario to Vancouver the rate is S L.05  The crew making the final survey down the Okamigurt/ river for  the Wcnatehee Oroville branch of  the Great Northern b* making good  headway.  Dr. Tamblyn, V. S ,"of Midway,  who is taking Dr. Jermyu'.s place  ns veterinary inspector while the  latter is at the coast, was in town  this week examining a horse re-  contly purchased by Max Ewart at  Loomis, Wash. It is likely that  Dr. Jurmyn will remain at the  coa^t permanently, in which case  Dr.. Tamblyn intends to practice  his profession in the Similkameen,  as well as attend to the ..duties of  inspection��������� Keremeos Chronicle.  The steamer Okanagan has commenced round daily trips between  Okanagan Landing and Penticton.  Von. Arc hut-aeon Small of Lyt-  ton died last week in Vancouver  of pneumonia.  J. A. McKinnon, president of  the 'diners' union, nn-C with a  serious accident on Thursday while  Chilliwack is to have cement  sidewalks. ������ ,  The people of Obilliwnck object  to remain in the, slow race with  Victoria.  Guy Bmipre Nowers committed  suicide last week by jumping off a  bluff on the North Arm of Burrard  inlet, ne was a motor man in the  employ of the B. C. Electric Co.  The government is certainly  hard after- the man that breaks the '  game laws. Two Japanese at Port  Essington were found with deer  meet in their possession. It being  out of season they wore arrested  and lined 8-30 and costs each. This  makes the sixth Jap tliat'has been  brought to justice uudor the Game  Act in the past two month".' -  Two residents of Kitinrit named  Anderson and Browu', had to come  all the way to Princo Rupert to bj  bold by County Ciurb Judge Young  that if they did not speak to each  other they would not be in trouble  with each other. Some people  would rather talk and quarrel than  live in silence and quietness.���������  Empire.  . "When in Nelson drop into'the  White House. Cafe, next to tho  postofiice. Turkish and other  baths can be procured, in tbe same  building. Taylor Bishop, proprietor, employs all white help.  Story of Kamloops.-    .  'Kamloops has. decided to have  a centennial. In, August, 1910,  bhe town of the Canadian Pacific,  railway will be a hundred years  old. Kamloops was originally  called Furb T'no;up3D'i. Almost  weird with romance is thestory of  the old fort settlement; the -days  when one factor of the fort "challenged liis .brother-in-law, a'.wandering botanist, to a duel; the  days also of old John Tod, another, factor who was a strategist  to deal with the Shuswaps. - The  fort was built with room enough  inside the stockade for the largest  horse brigade with all their accoutrements. Pompius, warlike  days of fur and red men ; but now  modern town is as new as the '  newest, fashion and music and '  fairs and all sorbs of modem' fol-  dc-r61f>. In brief, the, history , of  this one-hundred-year-ohl fort s'et:  tlc-raent,-". called,.Kaniloo.ps,r;is -as*  follows: '-'���������''.  Old Fort Tvamloop3 Wis 'discovered in August,- 1S10, by David  Thompson, astronomer .of the  Northwest Fur company, on his  overiand journey from Montreal  to Astoria, by way of the Yellow-  head Pass. The. Northwest com- '  paDy was one of the pioneer fur--  trading institutions of 'this district, and afterwards amalgamated  with the Hudson's Bay comp-iny.  Next'upon the ground after Thompson was Alexander Ross, who, in  1S12, conducted operations there  on behalf of Astor's Pacific Fur  company. After the coalition of  the Northwest company and the  Hudson's Bay company in 1S21,  the fur veteran, John McLeod, ���������  was in charge of the district from  lS22to lS2fj.���������Ex.'  working in the Center Star mine'.  Ho was standing on a ladder putting up a pole, when the pole  slipped and struck the ladder. The  result was that the ladder wa.->  knocked down axl Mr. MeKinnon  was thrown a distance of 25 feet lo  tlie ground, alighting upon a small  piece ot timber. Tho result was  that two ribs wero fractured and  his lungs injured ho that thero has  been-, considerable hemorrhage. It  is thought that Mr.. McKiiinon  will make a Bpeedy recovery.���������  IlosBlaml Miner, /.  The White House Cafe in Nelson is next to the postofiice, right  in tbe heart oE the city and is  noted for its excellent coffee and  shrot orders. Visitors to the city  should not fail to drop in and havo  a iu sal cooked by white labor.  Olalla.  Mining matters are beginning to  show   renewed    activity    in    this  camp   and   considerable   work   is  projected on several  of the claims  during the coming summer.    Notable amongst these are the Horse-  shoo group, situated on oue of the  eastern   spurs    of    Independence  mountain,   the  Mount Zion group  near Olalla, the Blackhawk group  up Cedar creek,  and  very  probably the Copper  King,   close   to  O'alla.    In  the case of the Horseshoe group, which  is  owned by J.  A. McDonald aud K. P. Mathison,  0. II. Cornell on   Monday took up  about  two   months'   supplies   by  wagon road as  far as the liussell  house,   from   whence   it   will   bo  packed   in   over   the   new   road,  which is not yet completed as far  as the Horseshoe, but will  bo this  stunnier." Thy  Ilorsoslioo group is  a   comparatively    new   location,  having been staked two years ag i,  and  so far ban only had two a--  Hcssments done on it.   Tho ore in  eliielly white arsenical i.ron, with  some pyrrhutite, and assays high  in gold.  W. J. Forbes of Hedley one tf  tho foriii'M' owimrs of the Apex  group ou Independence mountain,  was in Ola 11a on Monday with the  intention of going up to the Apex  camp right away. .This group has  been recently stocked in New  York for two million dollars iu  ono dollar shares,,and ib iB stated  that work will, be 'commenced on  June lot;��������� KoremeoB 'Chronicle.  The Kootenay Cigar Co: of Nelson have in thbrItoyal Seal a cigar  that is known atid smoked between  the wheat country atuj tho bluo  Pacific,    . THE   LEDGE,   GREENWOOD,   BRITISH  COLUMBIA.  Plans to Enlarge Wings of Ostriches So They Can Fly.  FOR  USE-IN  TIME  OF WAR.  Ho Thinks They Could Be Trained to  Drop Bombs on Enemy's Ships and  Armies���������Old Philosopher Interviews  the Druggist.  [Copyright, 130S, by T. C. McClure.]  IHAT Mr, Bowser had something ' on his mind to bother  him Mrs. Bowser saw the moment ho entered the house the  other evening, but, like it politic woman, she didn't begin asking a lot of  questions and adding to the silimtlon.  She went ahead during the dinner hour  and chatted on a dozen different subjects, and after the meal was finished  she reaped her reward, No wife can  ever tell whether a husband is mentally cussing over the arrival of audi her soft corn or Is perturbed over a  ten thousand business deal, and It Is  best to give tilings a chance to work  themselves out. "When lie had smoked  list If ii cigar and walked tlie length of  tlio sitting room a score of times he  halted before her and said:  "Mrs. Bowser, has (here been anything in my actions during the last  twenty years to load-you to believe  that I was a visionary man?"  "N-no, not visionary," she slowly replied. "Some folks might cull you erratic���������just a bit erratic."  "But genius Is always erratic, Isn't  It?"  "I have heard so. If wc knew the  private life of Shakespeare wo would  probably find that ho bought new mill-  cows and hogs and chickens, just as  you have.   There must also have been  "uur SUI'POSE THE OSTJ-ICIl COULD PLY?"  times when he ached to start a chicken farm or go into the business of  raising catnip for the drug stores."  Mr. Bowser felt the hit and colored  up, but hung on to himself and presently said:  "My ambition may havo resulted in  a few trifling mistakes that can pass  over. I am willing to bo called erratic,  but I don't wish to be known as visionary. You may possibly havo read of  the Wrights' aeroplane or flying machine?"  "Yes, possibly,"  "And jn your opinion what does it  amount to?"  "Well, it flies. It flies and then gets  out of order. Then it flies and 'gets  out of order some more."  "But it solves the problem of flying."  "Oh, that was to be expected. Yes,  the aeroplane has shown that man can  rise in the air and sail around when  conditions are just right. It is predicted that sucli machines will play a part  in the" next war, and if the wind will  only keep quiet during the next war  they may do so. A sailing ship has a  good grip on the water, and yet when  the wind is blowing sideways she  drifts off more or less. An aeroplane  lias no grip whatever on the air. A  side wind must blow her far out of her  course. To carry three or four passengers or missiles of war she must be  built so large that no machinery could  drive her against a breeze. In traversing a distance of fifty miles she may  meet with a dozen different air currents, all blowing at a different velocity and all whirling her in a different  direction. As a fad It will have a  . place in history."  Praise For  His Wife.  "Bless you, Mrs. Bowser���������bless you!"  exclaimed Mr. Bowser as he advanced  nnd shook hands with her. "You have  reasoned the matter out just as I have,  aud let me compliment you. You are  the smartest woman In the United  States. By John, but you have hit It  Bf'inire on the head!"  "Then you have come to the same  conclusions?"  "Just tho same, and you don't know  how encouraged I feel to And you  agreeing with me. If you only agree  with what I have planned out fame  nnd fortune are within our grasp."  "Well, what have you planned?"  "Mrs. Bowser, birds fly in al) sorts  of weather, don't they?"  "Yes, unless it be that a hurricane Is  blowing."  "Of course. Thc bigger the bird the  stronger he can fly, eh?"  "Naturally."  "But this ostrich���������why can't he fly?"  "Because nature didn't give hlui  ���������wings strong enough. He simply uses  them to assist lilm In running."  "But suppose the ostrich could fly?  Suppose he could fly from New York  (o Chicago without a rest?   Suppose  lie could be taught to obey like a dog���������  'llko n human bolnsr?"  "In such a case man coma muitc  valuable use of him as a messenger."  "There you have It���������there you have  it!" shouted Mr. Bowser as lie danced  around In his excitement and frightened the cat out of thc room on a gallop.  "There is the solution of the flying  problem, nnd not n soul in this whole  world hns thought it out except me.  That's what I hnve been puzzling over  for the last four weeks. Thnt's what's  been ailing me instead of lumbago.  Mrs. Bowser, we arc famous���������wo nre  rich!"  "But Just what is your plan?" she  asked.  "Simply this: The ostrich could fly  it bo had tho wines to do It.   He anon  through all tne morions as u is. mum;  wings for him. Give him a show. Let  bin) practice flying until he has got it  down pat. Then teach him what you  want done. If it is to carry a mail  bag to Boston or Philadelphia, nil  right If It is to rise with a 500  pound shell and seek out a man-  of-war belonging to the enemy and  drop It down one of her funnels aud  blow her all to smithereens, all right  nsnin. He can sail over a fort and  drop a shell or other explosive, no  can sail over a town and destroy it,  lie can reach a height where he will  not be seen, and the terror lie will  spread will be something awful. Do  you see?"  Mrs. Bowser nodded her head to signify that she did, and he continued:  I "The   Japanese  insist  that  country  sausage such  as we   Find  iu  all  our  butcher shops is made down cellar or  out In the alley instead of in the country,    We deny the allegation.    Relations between  the  two countries  bo-  come  strained.    During   this  critical |  period   Japan   further  dec-lares   lamb i  chops are really mutton chops, and fif- >  teen   minutes   later,   before   wc   have  time  (o call  her a  liar, she declares  war and slnrls a fleet for San  Francisco.   Then what follows?"  "Your   flying   ostriches   come   into  play."  What Ostriches Could Do.  "Exactly, my dear woman. You have  n head ou you. A hundred (lying ostriches, each with n MO pound dynamite shell in his claws, starts out to  meet tho fleet. The licet is sighted,  the shells dropped, and Japan isn't  heard of again for tlio next hundred  years. Do wc want anything bettor?  With a hundred ostriches trained to  fly and do the work we can make all  tlie other nations on the face of the  earth shake in their boots."  "What name are you going to give  it?" seriously inquired Mrs. Bowser.  "I have already selected that. I  shall call it the Bowserplant. That  gives you half the honors. By thunder,  woman, but we've hit it���������we've surely  hit it! No blamed old flying machines  for us, but we simply turn an ostrich  loose and toll him to get there. The  world has been fooling around over a  hundred years to solve a problem that  we have made clear in ten minutes."  "But I should like to hear what others say about it."  "And so you shall. I'm going over  aud state the case to the druggist. lie  once invented a flying machine himself and has always been interested.  I'll bet I jump him out of his boots."  Mr. Bowser departed at once. He  didn't propose to let that ostrich idea  get cold. He went out, saying that he  would be back in half an hour, but  that time passed���������then another half  hour, then a full hour. Then Mrs.  Bowser and the cat went to the front  door to see if anything could bo seen  of him. On the frout steps was a huddled figure with the rain beating down  on it. Mrs. Bowser took it by the arm  and assisted it into tlio hall, and after  a look by the gaslight she exclaimed:  "Why, Mr. Bowser, what's the matter?"  "Your lawyer!" 'ic hissed as he leaned against the wall. "Your lawyer���������  my lawyer���������divorce���������alimony!"  ��������� Aud as she'Stood gasping for breath  ho wearily toiled up the stairs until  lost to sight. The druggist must have  said something lo crush him.  M. QUAD.  TRANSFERRED.  'Twas  Sergeant   O'Malloy  and   Sergeant  McNally,  Two soldiers both valiant and true.  O'Malley   served  under tho  old   English  Hag,  McNally, the red, whlto and blue.  Tho two wore alllca as peas In a pod,  And both hailed from Limerick, on Ireland's old sod,  But ono common falling would land them  In "quod,"  A peg ono to many or fow.  O'Malley,  the pride of the queen's fusl-  leers  Was ordered to  "Gib" from tho highlands���������  McNally, a cavalryman. It appears,  On a transport en route to the Islands.  With anchors both down at tho "Rock"  thc samo day,  They  met Just  by  chance���������In tho usual  way���������  And promptly proceeded to squander their  pay  .   On   a   brand   of   cold   bottles   marked  "Wcllands."  Said Sergeant O'Malley, tho gay fusllcer,  To Sergeant McNally, tho Yankoo,  " "fls  tho lino  Inspiration I find In   tho  beer-  Try   another   wan?"     "Sure   1   will���������  thank'e."  "The point Is just this:   Av wo aleh lx-  chango clothes  'Tis  a   bob  to  a  tanner no  wan   lver  knows!"  "Phat a broth av a Joke," said McNally;  "It goes.  Although bo th' shift yo will rank mo."  McNally awoke In tho fortress next day  In tho clothes-that O'Malley was owning;  O'Mnlley wns far on tho way to Cathay  In tho brig of a transport, bemoaning.  Explanations erratic did nothing avail���������  Tho rank only  smiled when they heard  tlio wild talo.  "Sure there's wan consolation���������McNally's  in Jail,"  Said O'Malloy by way of atoning.  Now,   Tcrronce  McNally bethought  lilm  at last  And wrote a brief lino to O'Malloy:  "Av yo anny respict for th' days av th'  past?  Bo a soldier���������an* stand to tho tally."  McNally, thoy say, mado a nno fusllcer,  While  O'Malley  stood  fast by  our  flag  over here,  'TIs a talo that U told when there's plenty  of���������cheer,  And the truth? You may question O'Malley.  ���������Army and Navy Life.  Mr. G. D. Colwcll, of Valkerville,  Ont., was stricken down with La Grippe  in 1906 and it left him in very bad condition. He says : " I was all run down  and bordering on Consumption. I could  not sleep at nights,. had awful sweats,  and coughed nearly the whole time. This  is how I was when I began to take PSYCHINE, in a low nervous state; but from  the first bottle I began to improve. It  did marvels for mc and brought me back  to health in no time, making a new man  of me."  " It fortifies the body against the attacks of U Grippe and is a sure preventative. ! alwayj take PSYCHINE >f I  feel a cold coming on and it put������ me  right in no time."  PSYCH I NE tones the system and keeps  the body in good physical condition. No  one can afford to be without it. All  Drugoists and Stores sell at 50c and  $1.00. Send to DR. T. A. SLOCUM,  Limited, Spadina Ave., Toronto, for a  TRIAL FRiiE.  For Coughs. Colds, Throat, Lung  and Stomach Trouble take Psychine.  A Willing Sufferer.  Almost as Good  Little Il-ey came up to his father  with a very solemn face.  "Is it true, fathcr.'Mic asked, tr.nl  marriage is a failure?" '  His "father surveyed him thoughtfully for a moment.  "Well, Ikey," ho finally replied, rl  you got a rich wife it's almost as good  as a failure."  He���������Good   heavens!    Oh,   my  poor  wife, how you must suffer!  She���������Yes,  but think what a  waist I shall have afterward.  small  Repeat  it:���������"Shiloh's Cure will always  cure   my  coughs   and   colds."  Anyway,  the  ventilation of an  air  castle is perfect-  Complete in itself, "Mother Graves'  i Worm Exterminator does not require  ! thc assistance of any other medicine  to make it effective.   It does not fail  to do its work.  CIRCUS  CHILDREN.  The Making 0' Acrobats Begins at an  Early Age.  It Is nothing unusual for the larger  circuses to carry thirty and forty children, raniring all the way from m?re  ���������,    ,.,     .,,. babies to boys and girls of Ofteen and  She Was Wise. , sislccn vears of ngc.' The majority  "Miss Fish," remarked the young j ^ lrav*,lng witu their parents, both  man as ho placed his hat on his head j the father and mother dolng daily duty  and prepared to depart for home, "I I jn {be dn��������� anfl while often thev j^e  proposed for your hand two hours ago, , tralned tc/fol|OW in the steps of their  and I await your answer with bated ; Mm they an ge]dom alIowcd to per-  brealh'" ' form in public.  "Mr. Smallchange," smiled the young  lady, "I'm afraid you will have to bait  your breath with something besides  onions and cloves to catch this kind  of a fish."���������Judge.  Up In the Air.  Landlubber  music.  The Professor���������Urn���������I didn't think  wo were up high enough for that yet!  ���������Harper's Weekly.  It is a common belief among circus  men that the performer whose training  is not started until after the age of six  will seldom make a distinctive record.  Following the afternoon show I often  saw groups of boys, some of whom  could not have been over four and five  years old, practicing rudimentary somersaults and hand springs, while their  parents looked on with a gratified  smile. These were the families of the  circus aristocracy, who treasure the  records of their ancestors with the  pride of a son Id his father's sword and  who see no more Inspiring calling for  their own children than that of the  great white canvas.  Not that their education Is neglected  In other respects. Several of the families often hire an instructor���������perhaps  one of the performers who has the  time and ability for such work���������to  coach their children In the stantlard  studies. Oue circus has a traveling  school for the youugsters. If they are  to be acrobats, they are to he educated  acrobats.���������Bohemian Magazine.  "Mamma," said Laura, "may I ask-  just one more question?"  "I suppose so," answered her mother, wearily.  "Well," .continued Laura, "when a  hole comes in a stocking what he-  comes of thc piece of stocking that  was there before the hole came?"���������  Chicago News.  All men arc born helpless, and some  never outgrow it.  "Whv does Pcnrvn call his coming  novel *A Scrap  Book?'"  "Because it is a story of married  life."���������Philadelphia Ledger.  Off the Boards.  The   performer   in   1 lie   Christmas  pantomime  who .swallows  the _ three j-jell "hung from a scan'old. and under  a metal cover hung a great sponge.  A  Sponge That  Works.  "Dere is a clever notion���������a fog bell,"  said au old Now England fisherman.  Ou a bleak, gray afternoon they  stood at the seashore���������the old man and  his city cousin from Boston.   A groat  -swords nt once'ciiine near choking to  death this morning."  "My! Ills swords stuck In his  throat?" %  "No; a fishbone."���������Crowning's Magazine.  By Willie.  When my papa's In tho room  And Thomas calls on bIs"  Pose dignified, they both assume  For 1-3 And  o  3  sits  tn  c  a  like  ��������� S ��������� ��������� g  But when pa's gone, then Tom and Sue  They always move quite ncar,'  And one chair does tho work of two,  "This here machinery Is wouud up  regular," the fisherman explained, "and  this here sponge Is kept under cover so  ns the rtilti can't get nt it. In dry  weather, natch'rnlly, the sponge Is dry  and light; in foggy, though, it gets  heavy with fog satch'ratlons, just  heavy enough for to press down tho  lever that starts the machinery n-golng.  Then, ding-dong, ding-dong, sounds tho  bell In the fog, savin' many a Usher-  man from wreck ou this rock bound  const."���������Exchange.  For  "*���������--  o a  5    Susan  BltS     m  ���������Bohemian.  They All Do.  "And your ambition ?" the talented  girl was asked.  "Is to become n famous actress,"  she replied 'frankly, "and then advise  all young girls to avoid tin; stage."���������  Kansas City Tlmeo,  Why, So She Is!  "Who Is the most popular young  lady at Christmas time?" nslccil tho  boarder who wauls to he An end man,  nnd immediately nnd without a shiver  ho answered, "Miss ,'L. Toe."���������Browning's Magazine.  A Persistent Hen.  Ever hear about our llttlo red hen?  Well, sir, she was on the set for  keeps. Couldn't keep her off. Old  doorknobs, soda bottles, lnmp chimneys, match safes���������anything was good  enough for her. Finally I jiut her on  three mud turtles, and I hope to die  If she didn't hatch out alligators���������yos,  sir, three of 'era! Oue of 'cm ate her  up, and when we opened him there  was the hen settln* on his bin-It teeth,  nnd they'd swelled up so they choked  lilm to douth.-Exchnnge.  Unreasonable.  "My husband Is so very unreasonable."  "Most husbands arc. What did yours  do?"  "no fixed a fishhook In our of his  pockets because ho proti'iirtVd lo suppose thnt I robbed lilm nt ulght, and  then ho blamed 1110 because he forgot  it -fras there.".  Cold, Wst Weather Starts the  Pain, But the Trouble is  in the Blood.  } Cold, damp weather brings on the  twinges and pains of rheumatism, but  is not the real cause of thc complaint  The trouble is rooted in the blood and  can only be cured by enriching the  blood and driving the poisonous acid  out of the system. This is a great  medical truth, which every rheumatic  sufferer should realize. Liniments  and outward applications can't cure  the trouble���������they can't reach the  blood. The sufferer is only wasting  valuable time and good money in experimenting with this sort of treatment���������and all the time the trouble is  becoming more firmly rooted���������harder  to cure. There is just one sure way  to cure rheumatism���������Dr. Williams'  ['ink fills. They act directly on the  impure, weak blood. They purify and  strengthen it and so root out thc  cause of rheumatism.  Mrs. S. Bnilcv, Newcastle Creek,  N.B., says:���������"Jn the summer of 1D0G  I became lame in my ankles, but  thinking I would soon get over the  attack, I did not seek medical aid,  but used liniments to allay the pain  and swelling. Instead of getting better the trouble increased and 1 then  consulted a doctor, who pronounced it  urticular rheumatism, and treated mc  for this trouble. Instead of getting  better the pain and thc swelling became worse until I wns hardly able to  hobble about the house. On rising in  the morning I was unable to bear my  weight, except with extreme pain.  Having tried so much medicine without benefit I began to think I was  doomed to be a cripple. One day a  cousin advised me to try Dr. Williams'  Pink Pills. She said, 'I take them  every spring as a tonic for my blood,  nnd they make a new person of me.'  After some persuasion I decided to  try them. I had taken three or four  boxes before I noticed any change,  and then it scorned my ankles were  loss painful. By tho time I had used  a fow more boxes there was a won-  derul improvement in my condition.  Not only did my ankle3 get well, but  1 felt like a different woman and had  not been ns well in years. In speaking of this to a doctor afterward he  ���������������������������aid no doubt Br. Williams' Pink  Pills had enriched my blood, thus  driving out thc painful disease."  Not only rheumatic sufferers but  all who have any trouble duo to weak,  watery blood or impure blood can find  a cure through tho fair use. of Dr,  Williams* Pink Pills. Sold by all  medicine dealers or by mail at 60  cents a box or six boxes for $2.50 from  Tho Dr. Williams' Medicine Co.,  Urockvillo, Ont.  W.   N.   U.   No.   733,  HOW MANY HAIRS YOU HAVE.  About 120,000 of Them Are Apportioned to Each Person on an Average.  Hairs are composed of scarf-skin,  and are covered with thin, flat, overlapping scales���������which is the reason  why an eyelash or other hair in the  eye irritates it so much. Nobody has  ever attempted to reckon' the number  of hairs that cover the human body,  but those of the head have been  counted, and-it is known that 120,000  of them make about an average allowance.  Each hair is k tube, with a bulbous  enlargement at thc lower end, and  grows out of a vase-shaped "follicle"  with a narrow neck. At the bottom  of the vase is the true root, which is  clasped by the bulb aforesaid. When  the hair is forcibly pulled out the  bulb comes along with the stalk, but  thc root remains behind to produce  another hair.  This is why, in the case of superfluous hairs, it docs no good whatever  to pull them out. The roots remain  behind undisturbed, and presently  there is a new crop. The only known  cure for the mischief is to insert nn  electrified needle into each of the  little vases, or "follicles," and burn  the roots to death. It is a process almost painless, but expensive, because  slow, and demanding no little skill on  the pari of the operator.  From tho above explanation it will  be understood also why a woman's  hair may como out plentifully with  tho comb, and 'yet she may_ not become bald. Tn such a case it simply  means that the hairs which drop out  have lost their vitality, and their removal gives an opportunity for new  ones to grow. But if thc roots themselves die, baldness is the inevitablo  and incurable result,  Sorne women's hair is naturally curly or wavy, to tho envy of their  ���������friends of the same sex; others have  straight hair, which can only be made  to wave or curl by artificial means.  The difference between the two is easily explained. Straight hairs are cylindrical in form; curly hairs are oval  in section. A negro's hairs kink because they are flat in places. The  heat of the curling tongs when applied to straight hairs causes each  one of them to contract on one side  and to curl in that direction���������whence  the beautifying effect obtained, which  is necessarily temporary.  The hairs on a woman's head grow  at the rate of one-fiftieth of an inch  a day, or seven inches a year. This  represents an average, considerable  variation being found in individuals.  It is said that blond hairs have a  higher tensile strength than brunette,  and that 120,000 of them plainted into a rope will support a weight of  eighty tons.  Needed  the Prayers.  The late Lord Sackville became  persona non grata to the Government  while he was Ambassador to Washington through expressing an opinion  of the political situation.      . .   ...  "It was through a mean trick that  Lord Sackville was led into this expression of opinion," said a London  journalist the other day. "Once, in  describing the trick to me, he compared himself to a country clergyman. , .    ,  "This clergyman', he explained, was  waited on one Sunday morning by a  young man.  '"Will you kindly ask the congregation's prayers this morning/' said  tho young man, 'for poor William  Smith?' . ,      ,  "'Willingly,' said the..clergyman.  "And at the proper moment in the  service he besought all those present  to pray earnestly for the unfortunate  William Smith in the great trouble  and peril that encompassed him.  "The request, he was pleased to  note, made a deep impression on the  congregation. ,  "After the service, meeting tne  young man'who had asked for intercession in Smith's behalf, the clergyman said:  "���������What i3 the matter with yowr  friend? .-Do you think it would do  anv good if I were to call on him?  '"'I'm afraid not,' was the sorrowful  "^Is it so bad as that?" said the  clergyman.       'What is  the  trouble,  then'* .      1  " 'Bill,' said the other, 'is going to  be married."  "  China's Oldest Society.  The oldest society in China is the  Triad society, known also as the  "Sam Hop Hui." It has its lodges,  and there are flag3, banners and umbrellas connected with it. It holds  regular meetings, and it forces influential individuals to join its organization if they are not amenable to  persuasion. It has tlie power of life  and death over its members, who  have their own signs and password.  You can tell, it is said, whether a  man belongs to the order by the way  he enters a house. Their motto ia,  "Drive out the Tartars," and one  branch of the society dates back to  16G4 A, D., or twenty years after the  CO*1/,,,ao*  i  DAILY MISHAPS MAKE  ZAM-BUK.A DAILY NEED.  ACCIDENTS   will  happen  In  the-  best     regulated    homes;     and  having a box of Zam-Buk handy ia  a precaution that has saved thousands of  families much worry'and expense.   There  Ib never any knowing what a small Injury  may lead up to If neglected.   The stoppage  of the bleeding, or the pain'from a  cut,  burn, or scald, lulls  many people Into a  false sen3e of security.   Dust getting into  a wound may set up festering, Inflammation,  and blood-poisoning.    In a similar way, a tiny cut may  be the stalling point of itching and irritating eczema;  and  the  spot your child scratches on his head, thc unsuspected  beginning of ringworm or some other hair-destroying  scalp  disease.       "  Zam-Buk, while ouch a perfect healer. Is also the inveterate enemy of ���������Mn-insease.  A burn, scald, cut. or bruise promptly and regularly dressed with tins rare and rich  balm cannot 'turn the wrong- way" : and any tendency of the skin to become Itchy,  Inflamed, or " mattery," is speedily checked. This is because Zam-Buk not only trrows ,  new. healthy akin, but, being so refined, is absorbed by the pores, and its1 healing essences ,  make perfectly healthy all the underlying- tissues. Always keep ������ box of Zam-Buk  bandy, for dally mishaps make Zam-tluk a daily need.  ;   BAD   SOALD   CURED.  ' Mr������. W. Corkey, 35, Richmond Square,  Montreal, says:- My Utile grandson was  severely scaldod on his rlisnt log from the  knee to the ankle. This injury was very  serious, and demanded great attention. We  nsod nothing but Zam-Buk, and II was  wonderful how cooling and soothing it  proved. II was somo weeks before tho leg  was finally hoaleJ, but there was not a scar  left to show whero ho had beon scalded. As  tlie homo 'first-aid,1 I think Zam-BuV is  without equal,"  CHILD   BUBHEP BY 6T0VE LID.  Mrs. 11. Girdle-stone, of 105, Rawdon Street.  Brantford, Ont., says:���������"I find Zam-Buk a  splendid healfv of children's Injuries. My  little boy burned hit fool very badly on the  red-hot lid of the slove. The skin was  oorai-lcteiy turned off. and he had a shocking  foot, tho wound turning to a running sore,  restoring and discliarglng. I applied'  Zam-Buk. and it effectively checked all  discharging and festering, draw out the  Inflammation, and finally healed tho wound  nicely." ,   _^_. .       * v  !  Zam-Bok Is 1 paalllrs and certain cure for cots, burns, bruises, sprains, piles, festering  tores ulcers, scalds, blood-poisoning, oexema, scabs, chapped hands, cold-cracks, chilblains,  -innworro., scalp sores, bad log, diseased ankles, and all other skin diseases and to)ones.  Rubbed well Into thd parts affected, it cures neuralgia, rheumatism, and sciatica. AllI Draggisu*  and Stores sell at 50c. box, three for 81,25, or post frco from Zam-Buk Co., Toronto, for price.  FIRST WIGHTS.  Smoothed the Sea.  A gentleman aboard n steamer running between Southport and Blackpool  npproached one of the sailors during  the passage aud remarked to him:  "Wo have n very smooth sea this  morning. It Is like a sheet of glass.  Yoifdon't always have It like this?" "  "No, sir," was thc answer, "but, you  see, they knowed as how you were  coming today, so the authorities nt  Southport telephoned to the corporation at Blackpool, and they at once  ordered out the steam roller and rolled  the sen down for tho occasion. That  Is why it is so smooth."���������London Tit-  Bits. .  Saved by a Puncture.  "I am a swift runner," said the man  who was telling a snake story, "and ns  I fled down tho mountain I outdistanced the huge python that was so relentlessly pursuing mo. But these  creatures aro cunning, To twist itself  into the shape of a cart wheel was the  work of a moment, and now the python had gained. Faster nnd faster  it rolled down the steep Incline. Then,  bang! The serpent had struck a sharp,  jagged rock and punctured. I was  safe."���������London Globe,  The Way They Affected Some Famous  French  Playwrights.  Thc first night with authors is viewed with different feelings. This is how  it affected some famous French playwrights. Sardou's nervousness' was  well known. Dumas tils was never  able to preserve his sangfroid. As  soon as the curtain rose Dumas pere  would betake himself to a restaurant  nnd dine from .as many courses as his  new piece had acts. His son reported  on the success of the piece. At the  first representation of "Toussaint Lou-  verture" Lainartino found his work so  tedious that he went to a cafe and  read the papers. Balzac when he pro-'  duced "Resources do Quiuola" spent  tho day In selling tickets at a rate  higher than at the bos oflice aud reaped a fine return.  Paul de Kock, seated in the orchestra, we also read, protested against  bis piece and made so much noise that  bis neighbors demanded silence. Cas-  mir Delavigiie remained at home.  Alexandre Soumet went to be shaved  when "Jeanne d'Arc" was produced.  The barber had finished one check  when the author cried: "Stop! Ilere  aro 30 sous. Go round to the theater  and see if they hiss or applaud the  piece.". Tlie barber returned, saying:  "It is a success, monsieur. They applaud." "Since it is a success," replied the author, "shave the other."  Scribe appeared in tho best "of spirits  aud encouraged the actors, but at the  end. he became nervous and tore hi3  handkerchief with his teeth. Rossini  walked about thc back of the stage  with his cane iu his hand. Auber was  never present ou the first night of his  works, and Bayard on reaching the  stage is reported to have said that he  experienced sudden illness.  '* How He Managed  It.  Manager���������We must put a great deal  of realism into this forest scene. Can  you get someone to growl so as to  resemble a bear?  Assistant���������I think so. There are  several chorus men who have not received their wages .for three weeks.  I'll call them���������St. Louis Eepublic.  If a cough makes your nights sleepless and weary, it will worry you a  good deal, and with good cause. To  dispel the worry and give yourself rest  try Bickle's Anti-Consumptive Syrup.  It exerts a soothing influence on the  air passages and allays the irritation  that leads to inflammation. It will  subdue the most stubborn cough or  cold, and eventually eradicate it from  the.system, as a trial of it will "prove  to you. ���������         \  ��������� Thomas Bailey Aldrich had a wit  "A friend once remarked to him that  a certain eminent and indeatigahle  laborer in the field of letters was a  very learned man. 'Yes/ said Aid-  rich, 'a very learned man, but like a  gaspipe, no richer for the illumination he has conveyed.' "���������Literary .Di-  ���������rest.  Minard's  Liniment Cures  Burns, etc.  Mrs. Peck���������A husband and wife  should be of one mind.  Mr. Peck���������True, my. dear, but it  isn't fair for the husband to do all thc  minding.  Repeat it:���������"Shiloh's Cure will  always cure my coughs and colds."  Not a Bite  Tommy���������Oh uncle, come quick; the  baby's tumbled into the cistern  .We've been a-fishin' for him for lu.lf  an hour with an umbrella handle and  a piece of sponge cake, and we can't  get a nibble.  '������������" UMIMMMMUMIICT.  His  Strenuous Job.  ***I lately passed through n. smitH  town on a train, Sny, but that station agent-hns a lot to do I When  tlio train comes in he's got to soil  tickets, attend to the mail, shift tho  oxpross, chock tho biiRgngo, fix th*  signal lights, put tho danger lantern  at the street crossing, post the trains  on the bulletin board, operate tha  telegraph instruments and carry th*  messages."  "TIenvons! Was ho doing all that?"  "No; ho was'asleop."  ?  WANTED.-SOUTH   AFRICAN   VOLUNTEER      BOUNTY       LAND  CERTIFICATES.  If you wish  to sell your scrip for cash,   write  A.    D.   SPROULE,  P. O.    Box   3048. Winnipeg,   Man.  WIDWIWIMIMKIiJW  Wrlto for Weekly Prion Lists.        Shlpmonta Solicited.  JOHN  HALLAM TORONTO, ONT.  I  =   1  ���������J  is  ','"1  ������������������4  '\3  i'% THE. LEDGE,   GREENWOOD,   BRITISH  COLUMBIA  #w*.-..-'.-.  STOMACH IMDICESTp.  Pe-ru-na Strikes at the Root of l/if  1 Trouble..  COLLEGE NICKNAMES.  MR. S. J. MAB3EY.  Mr. S. J. Massey, formerly a resident of Toronto, and a well-known  business man, writes from 247 Guy  street, Montreal, Quebec:  "I wish to testify to tho good results  I have derived from the use of Peruna.  "Having been troubled for several  years with catarrh of thc head, I decided to give Peruna a fair trial and 1  can truly say I have received great  benefit from its use. It evidently  strikes at the very root of thc trouble  and good results are soon noticeable  "I have also found Peruna a very  valuable remedy for stomach trouble  and indigestion.  "I- have no hesitancy whatever in  recommending Peruna as a reliable  catarrh, remedy." -  -  There are several kinds of indigestion.  The trouble may be due to sluggishness of the liver, derangements of the  bowels,' enlargement of the pancreas,  or it may be due .to the stomach itself.  In nearly all cases of stomach indigestion catarrh of the stomach is  the cause. The.only permanent relief  is to remove the catarrh.  Peruna has become well known tho  .world over as a remdy in such cases  Some Popular With the Students���������Objection  Made to Others.  Some- of the colleges have a great  dislike to the way iu which they are  referred to commonly in connection  w;ith athletics. -For instance, Wes-  leyan men don't like to be called "the  Methodists," as they appear sometimes.  At the Naval academy there is a  strong -prejudice against being called  "Annapolis." The. navy men aren't  particularly fond of "mlflshlpmen."  They believe the proper name for their  Institution is "the'navy."  Columbia has a great distaste for the  name of "Columbians" for their representatives in athletics or other public  appearances. At the University of Chicago there is a' dislike of the name  "Chicago university," sometimes applied.'  Although not so strongly opposed to  it, students at Pennsylvania do not like  the full title "University of Pennsylvania" as well. as plain "Pennsylvania." "Penn" is preferred to either.'  "Mnroons" for Chicago men, "Gophers"  for Minnesota, ��������� "Badgers" for Wisconsin students, "Cornhuskers" for Nebraska, "Wolverenes" for Michigan,  "Illinl" for the men of Illinois���������all aro  names that 'are popular at those colleges and nre used by the men thero  in speaking of their, own teams. Indeed, to a man unacquainted with  nicknames the average statement regarding a conference college Is puzzling because of the almost entire lack  of stralghtout names.  THE DOCTORS.-  TRY THIS FOR  YOUR COUGH  Mix two ounces of Glycerine with a  half-ounce of Virgin Oil of Pine compound pure and a half pint of straight  Whisky. Shake well, and" take ' in  doses of a teaspoonful every four  hours. This mixture possesses the  healing, healthful properties of the  Pines, and will break a cold in  twenty-four hours and cure any cough  that is curable. In having this  formula put up, be sure that your  druggist uses the genuine Virgin Oil  of Pine compound pure, prepared and  guaranteed only by the Leach' Chemical Co., Windsor, Ont.  Nothing Doing (I  "My face is my fortune, sir," said  Hie maid with the quotation habit.  ' "Oh, well," rejoined tlie prosaic  youth, "you don't need to wory for  fear some man will marry you for  yojir  wealth."  Lots of people wouldn't know what  to do with patience if they had it.   ^_   Same Old  Exception.  Singleton���������Does your wife ever acknowledge  your   superiority?  Wedderly���������Only when she has a  lead pencil that requires sharpening.  State of Ohio, City of Toledo,  Lucas County.  Frank ,J. Cheney makes oath that  he is senior partner of the firm of F  J. Cheney and Co., doing business in  the City of Toledo, County and State  aforesaid, and that said, firm will pay  the sum of ONE HUNDRED DOLLARS for each and every case of Catarrh that cannot be cured by the use  of Hall's Catarrh Cure.  FRANK   J.   CHENEY.   ,  Sworn to before me and subscribed  in my presence, this* 6th day of December, A.D. 1S86.  A. W. GLEASON,  (Seal.) Notary  Public  Hall's Catarrh Cure is taken internally, and acts directly on the blood  and mucous surfaces of the system.  Send for testimonials free.  F. J. Cheney & Co., Toledo, 0.  Sold by all Druggists, 75c.  Take Hall's Family Pills for constipation.  Tribute to the Nobility of the Medical  Profession. s  .To enter the medical profession is to  Bud oneself in most noble- company.  When Dante was led by Vlrgl! into the  presence of "the master of them that  know" he-saw Aristotle surrounded by  a group of the sages of antiquity. Look  anthem as they are introduced one by  one, and you will see that a fourth of  them bear .names illustrious in medicine. To take note of but one���������Hippocrates is there. The student will not  turn to his pages now. to learn what  has to be taught in modern text books  or class rooms. Yet he will do well to  lay to heart the spirit that guided "the  father of medicine" in drawing up the  oath imposed on the students of the  Ilippocratic school. "With purity and  with holiness," the candidate was  made to swear, "I will pass my life  and practice my art. Into whatever  houses I enter I will go into them for  the benefit of the sick, will abstain.  from every voluntary act of mischief  and corruption."  In the long succession .of those who  have enlarged the bounds of his science the student will meet with a  great army of men who have kept the  spirit of that oath under higher sanctions than were open to the pioneers  whom the mediaeval poet consigns to  a place in his inferno because, though  blameless of sin, they had not been  baptized.���������Sir Alexander Simpson in  London Quiver. ;-  Minard's Linim?nt Co., Limited.  Have used MINARD'S LINIMENT  for Croup; found nothing to equal it;  sure cure.'  CHAS. E.  SHARP,  Hawkshaw. N.B., Sept,. 1st, 1905.  Husband���������Only think, my colleague,  Cohen, whom wc had to dinner last  Sunday' has died suddenly.  Wife���������How I wish we 'had invited  him for next Sunday!���������Mcggendorfer  Blaetter.  ���������  To Men Who Live Inactive Lives.���������  Exercise in the open air is the best  tonic for - the stomach and system  generally; but there are those who are  compelled to follow sedentary occupations and the inactivity tends to restrict the healthy action of the digestive organs and sickness follows.  Parmelee's tVcgetable Pills regulate  the stomach and liver and restore  healthy action. It is wise to have a  packet of the pills always on hand.  Now that a lot of eminent statesmen have finished celebrating the  centennial of .Lincoln'* birth they  will resume their practice of ignoring  everything that Lincoln stood for  Repeat  it: --'Shiloh's Cure will always  cure   my  coughs   and   colds."  ..   Look under the thumb of any mar  ried woman and you will find a man  The Old  Egg.  "New York is no longer young and  unsophisticated," said a man who has  visited all the old world capitals. "She  has now all the weariness and vice of  rarls, London and Rome. They who  still speak of New York as young,  childish, innocent, remind me of Lord  Exe of the Carlton.   _  "Lord Exe, at seventy, tried to lead  the life of a youth of twenty-five. He  dyed his hair, wore a corset and frequented the music halls, Piccadilly  circus and the Burlington arcade. One  6 afternoon-as he drove from the Carlton in his brougham a member said,  smiling:  "'There goes Exe. He told me over  a whisky and soda just now that he  felt as fresh as a two-year-old.'  "Another member sneered;  " 'He probably meant a two-year-old  egg,' he murmured."  Brief Conversation  ' There is  a  government  official' in  Washington to whom an unnecessary  or insane question is as a red flag to  a bull.  Last summer he made his usual trip  to Europe. On the first day out Irom  New York he was strolling .on the  promenade deck, when suddenly thrsr--  appeared before him a man whom he  had not seen for years.  "Why, professor," exclaimed  man. "To meet you, of all men!  you going across?"  "Yes," growled tho professor;  you?"���������Harpers' Weekly.   '  tb3  Are  'are  She���������They say girls can't, throw  straight, but when a girl throws sly  glances I notice she generally hits 'he  mark.  He (recently bitten)���������Yes, the earmark.���������Boston Herald.  A Remedy for Bilious Headache.���������  To those, subject to bilious headache  Parmelee's Vegetable Pills are recommended as the way to speedy relief.  Taken according to directions they  will subdue irregularities of the stomach and so act upon the nerves and  , blood vessels that the pains in the  head will cease. There are few who  are not at some' time subject to biliousness and familiar with its attendant evils. Yet none need suffer with  these pills at hand.  Even when a man proves that he is  a woman's superior she doesn't believe  it.  Minard's Liniment for sale everywhere  Trying to keep out of debt is about  as hard as being in it.  Warts will render the prettiest hands  unsightly. Clear thc excrescences  away by using Holloway'a Corn Cure,  which acts thoroughly and painlessly.  Just So  Fred-There goes a trim little  lady I  Joe���������Naturally.   She's a milliner.  cohol  not needed  Ayer's Sarsaparilla is not nl  strong drink. As now made,  there is not a drop of alcohol  in it. It is a non-alcoholic tonic  and alterative. Ask your own!  doctor about your taking this  medicine for thin, Impure  blqod. Follow his adviccl  every time.   He knows.    -  Hugo and Merimee.  It Is probable that with the exception of Byron no great literary genius  ever was greeted with such a storm  of vilification and abuse as Victor  Hugo when he published "Les Miser-  ables." While the book took the public literally off their feet, almost all  Hugo's rivals united in condemning it  and Its author.  Prosper Merimee wrote in reference  to a dinner given to Hugo at Brussels:  "Have you read Victor Hugo's  speech at the dinner given to him by  Belgian librarians and other scoundrels of Brussels? His statements  Were without depth, solidity or common sense. He is a man who intoxicates himself with words and does not  take the trouble to think."  Victor Hugo retorted by writing to a  friend, "M. Merimee is a man naturally vile."  As tho Twig-"Is Bent.  "I hope you were a good little boy  while at you aunt's nnd didn't tell any  stories," said his mother.  "Only the one you put rue up to, ma,"  replied hor young hopeful.  "Why, what do you mean, child?"  "When she asked me if I'd like to  have a second piece of cake I said, 'No,  thank you; I've had enough,'"  For the  Poor  A travelling show went to a country  town in the west and advertised to  give a performance for "the benefit  of the poor." Tickets were only 2r:  cents, and as a result the opera tiousn  was crowded to the doors. The next,  morning a committee representing tl.e  poor called upon the manager of tht  company and politely asked for the  receipts. The theatrical man professed to be dumbfounded. "I  thought," said his tisitor, "you ad  vertised this performance for the  benefit of the poor?" "Sure," rcpl'ol  thc shrewd manager. "Didn't wc ut  the price of tickets down to a quar'er  so that all the poor could come?"--  Church Times.  THE OLD SAIL DRILL  Perils the Modern Warship Men Do  Not Havo to Faco.  One of the dangers and one of the  hardest tasks of the man-of-war's man  vanished out of his life when, with the  supplanting of the frigate by the steam  cruiser, the old time sail drill became  a thing of the past. Fleets in thc old  days were continually exercised in  making and shortening sail, shifting  spars and all similar maneuvers aloft,  says Captain J. W. Gambier of the  British navy in his "Links In My Life."  As thc greatest rivalry existed among  the crews as to which ship should  carry out the evolution first accidents  were frequent. Hardly a drill day  passed without men being seriously injured. '  Once during a drill In Kiel harbpr,  where the rivalry in the, fleet was Increased by the eagerness of foreign  ships to compete with the English, an  unfortunate French midshipman went  head first from the mlzzen crosstrces  of thc French flagsjiip to the deck.  That numbers of accidents should  lake place in sail drill was not astonishing whon one remembers that spars  measuring perhaps seventy or eighty  feet long and weighing two or three  tons were whisked about with bewildering' speed with nothing but  men's hands and brains to guide  them; hundreds of men crammed into  a space of a few hundred square'feet,  where nothing but the most marvelous  organization and discipline could avert  death on deck or nloft.  To the landsman, who understood  nothing ot thc difficulty involved In  rapidly shifting these great masts and  yards or Ih reeling aud furling thousands of square feet of stiff canvas���������  perhaps wet or half frozen���������the rapidity with which it was done was perhaps the chief wonder.  Ropes, running like lightning through  blocks that were instantly too hot from  friction to be touched, had to be  checked to within a. few inches, requiring the utmost cooluess and presence  of mind, while the officer in command had to superintend what to the  uninitiated looked like a tangled mass  of cordage, but which was in reality  no more In confusion than the threads  In a loom.       --  In an instant this officer might see  something going", wrong. To delay a  single second meant a terrible catastrophe.' Every one, alow- and aloft,  was relying on his judgment.  "Belay! Ease away!"  The order came in an instant. The  boatswain's mates repeated it in a  particular call which this life and  death necessity soon taught every one  to understand, the shrill whistles rising  above the din of tramping feet and  running ropes or the thunderous crash  of tho great sails in the wind. Death  had been averted���������or not. If not you  looked up and saw some unfortunate  man turning head over heels in the  air. Your heart stood still. Would he  catch hold of something, even if only  to break his fall, or would he come  battering on the deck? It was a mere  toss up. If he was killed outright it  generally stopped the drill for the  day; if he was only seriously injured  the drill went on, for this was part  of the lesson that must be learned���������  that in peace, as in *war, ono must take  his chances.  IT IS NO TROUBLE  TO WORK NOW  SO   SAYS   MISS   ELSIE   J.   ALLEN  AFTER   USING   DODD'S  KIDNEY   PILLS.  She Suffered from Weakness and Kidney Trouble, but the old Reliable  Kidney Remedy Cured Her Completely. '  St. Croix, N.B. (Special).���������That tho'  pains and weakness which make.life  almost unbearable to so many women  are easily and completely cured by  using Dodd's Kidney Pills, is once  more shown in the case of Miss Elsie  J. Allen of thi3 place.  "I suffered greatly from kidney  trouble and weakness before I began  taking Dodd's Kidney Pills," Miss  Allen says. "I was so weak I could  ���������hardly get around, and work was almost impossible. Life was a struggle  till I heard of Dodd's Kidney Pills  I began taking them and soon felt  bott(*|. I took seven boxes in all and  thoy cured me.  "I can now do my work the year  round and do not feel it. My back,  which used to trouble mc so much, is  well and strong and I don't feel any  pains at all."  The root ,of women's troubles is in  tho kidneys. There is not a weak,  suffering woman in Canada that  Dodd's Kidney Pills will not help,  and in nearly every case Dodd's Kidney Pills will work a complete cure.  A CROSS ON HIS BACK.  No Choice.  Girl���������I want a pound of tea.  Grocer���������Green  or  black?  Girl���������It don't make  no  difference.  It's for a lady what's color-blind.  ��������� #���������*���������*���������**������**������������������  DOES NOT NEED A DOCTOR.  Mrs.    F.   Porier,    Vallcyfield, *  Que.,,   says:���������"I'   always    use *  Baby's Own Tablets for my lit- *  tie   one,   and   therefore    never *  need a doctor.   When my baby *  is feverish or restless I give her *  a  Tablet, .and  in   a  couple  of *  hours   she   is   all   right.    They *  * have been of thc greatest bene- *  * fit  to  her  when   teething,   and *  * are just the thing in all emer- *  * gencins."  These Tablets prompt- *  * ly cure colic,  indigestion,  con- *  * stipation,     diarrhoea,     destroy *  * worms,   break   up   colds,     and *  * make teething easy.    Good for *  * children of  all ages.    Sold by *  * medicine dealers or by mail at *  * 25  cents  a  box  from  The  Dr. *  * Williams' Medicine Co., Brock- *  * ville, Ont. '* *  * *  It  Was   Made  With  Chalk,   but  Was  1 ( Too Heavy to Carry.  * There is a.story of an envious tailor  current with the French peasantry.  He fancied that his neighbor, who received a pension for the loss of nn arm  incurred while-fighting' for his country, was better off than himself. Both  men went to pay their rent on the  same, day.  '���������That's a lucky man," said the tailor  to the landlord. "He gets well paid  for bis arm."  "But who would be willing to part  with an arm, even if he were paid for  It?" said the landlord.  "I would." declared the tailor.  "You!" cried the landlord.    "Why,  man, you wouldn't be willing to bear  anything of the sort, no matter how  much you were paid for it."  "I wish some one would try me."  "Now, see here," said the landlord,  who had studied human nature, "I'll  tell you what���������if you'll wear even so  much as a chalk mark on your back  T'll remit, your rent as long as yon  wear It on your coat so It can be seen,  the condition  being'that you tell no  one why it Is there."  "Agreed," said the tailor eagerly.  "That's an easy way to pay rent."  So the chalk mark in the form of a  cross was made on the back of his  coat, and the delighted tailor sallied  forth upon the street.  Strangers and acquaintances hailed  lilm to tell him of the mark on his  hack. Jokes were made at his expense, children laughed and polntedat  him, and his wife annoyed him with  questions and with conjugal familiarity told him ho was a fool. The usually amiable man grew surly and morose; he shunned men, women and  children and frequented back streets.  Before the week was up the tailor  found himself embroiled In a quarrel  with his best friend," his wife had  threatened to leave his house, and he  considered himself miserable and ill  used. .     '  Finally one night he took off his  coat and rubbed out the chalk mark  and said: "There! I would not wear  that cross on my back another week,  no, not If I could have all the money  there is In Paris!"  SUNLIGHT  cKEf-gZBE'S  SELECTED  For the WEST.  BEST for the most Critical  Buyer.    BEST for the Economist.    The quality of your'  seed    contributes  everything���������i  to your success.     Insist on  McKenzie's Seeds,    grown  for the West.   Address  BRANDO  or  WRITE    *^^L  FOR ^^ALTA*^  CATALOG.  A. E. MCKENZIE CO., LTD.  ROBIN HOOD NOT A MYTH.  All men who stand upright do not  act accordingly.  "See here," said the irate roomer to  thc chambermaid, "don't you ever  sweep under the bed?"  "I always do," answered the girl  innocently. "It's so much handier  than usoing a' dustpan."���������Chicago  Daily News.  A Short Verse.  An Englishman named Thomas  Thorp died, leaving his fortune to a  poor relative on condition that a headstone, with the name^-'pf the said  Thomas Thorp and a verse of poetry,  be erected over the grave. Costing  so much a word to chisel letters on  the stone, the poor relative ordered  that the poetry should be brief. Upon  his refusal to approve, on account of  their length, the lines  Here lies the corp  Of Thomas Thorp  the following was finally ordered and  accepted:  Thorp's  Corpse.  Hero of Sherwood Forest Had a Court  Place Under King  Edward  II.  Many famous men have their names  linked with Sherwood���������King John, the  three Edwards, P.ichard III., Cardinal  Wolsey and Charles I.���������but the hero of  the place, the "genius loci," is Robin  Hood.  Some think that the famous outlaw  of the ballads was a myth, a mere poetic conception and a creature of the  popular mind, but Mr. Hunter in his  research Into the person and period of  Robin Hood holds that he was born  between 12S5 and 1295, living through  the reign of the second Edward and  into the early years of the third. He  was^ of a family of some station seat-  HAVE YOU TASTED  il!  TEA  The purest & most delicious of all  Lead packets only.    Highest award  St. Louis, 1904.  BETTER   THAN   SPANKING.  Spanking does not cure children of  bed-wetting. There is a constitutional  cause for this trouble. Mrs. M. Summers, Box W. I., Windsor, Ont., will, , _. , . ,, , . , ..  send free to any mother her successful: cc- near Wakefield and supported the  home treatment, with full instruc-j Earl of Lancaster in his rebellion  tions. Send no money but write heri against the government. When the  to-day if your children trouble you | earl fell and his followers were pro-  in this w,vy. Don't blame the child, | scribed Robin Hood took to the woods  the chances are it can't help it.   This   and supported himself by slaying the  wild animals found In the forest and  treatment also cures adults and aged  people troubled-with urine difficulties  by day or night.  We> publnh our formula*  W������ b������nfih atoohol I  from our medlolnee I  WViirci yon to f  commit j-o  doator  Ask your doctor, -'What Is the first erent  rule of health?" Nine doctors out of  ten will quickly reply, "Keep the bowels  ���������y*"'-'//���������. Th?n *a* h,rn another cues-  Hon, --What do you think of Aver'a  Pills for constipation?*'    , '  ������������������iUit by Uu J, 0, Aj*t 00H tartli, ItoM,-���������  ���������Tho Bab.  The East Indian teacher who founded  the cult known ns "Bablsni" was "the  Bab"���������Mirza All Mohammed. Ho was  born In Shlra*',, Persia, In tho year  1820. Ho was trained at first to commercial life, but a pllgrlnuige to Mecca  nwakened lu his heart the religious  zeal which made him devote his life  henceforth to developing the faith  which he held. Upon his return to his  native city in 18-14 ho assuiued tho  title of Bab, or "Gate" leading to tho  truth. In the eyes of tho orthodox  Mohammedans the tenets of tho Bab  were rank heresy, and ho was taken  to Tabriz and shot.  The Anchor.  "Captain," remarked tho nuisance on  shipboard who always asks foolish  questions, "what 13 tho object in  throwing tho anchor overboard?"  "Young man," replied tho old salt,  "do you understand the theory of seismic disturbances? Well, wo throw tho  anchor overboard to keep tho ocean  from slipping atvny In the fog.  Seo?"  ��������� ������.    . . :   ���������.-** "  "After taking three  bottles of your wonderful  medicine, our bahy was  entirely well and needed  no more medicine. At sixteen months of age she  weighed thirty* pounds.  She had cried eight months,  night and day, and nothing  did her good until wc tried  ScottsEmulsion/'-MRS.  E. C. SMITH, Villa Rica,  G*t  colt's  The Gingerbread Tree.  There Is a species of palm, growing  to a height of from twenty-five to thirty feet, in Egypt, Arabia, Abyssinia  and Nubia which produces its fruit In  long clusters, each containing from  100 to 200. These fruits^ are of an  Irregular form, of * a rich yellowish  brown color and are beautifully polished. In upper Egypt they form part  of the food of the poorer classes of inhabitants, the part eaten being the  fibrous, mealy husk, which tastes almost exactly like gingerbread, whence  the popular name of gingerbread tree  in Egypt. Hyphoene thebalca Is the  botanical name of this palm."  "Now, Johnny," said his father,  "you should try to be a better boy  You are our only child, and we expect you to bo good."  "Well, it isn't my fault that I'm  your only child," replied Johnny,  "and it's asking too much to expect  me to be good for a lot of brothers and  sisters that I haven't got."  Minard's   Liniment   Cures   Dandruff.  We blame providence for our poverty, but take the credit ourselves when  we get rich.  probably saved this child's  life. Four doctors had been  . triad. Scott's Emulsion  seemed to be just the thing  needed, and it is just the  thing needed by thousands  of other children. It's so  easily digested, so pure and  harmless, yet most powerful  in building up the most delicate child or adult. But be  sure to get Scott's Emuls*on,  there are so many ���������worthless  and harmful imitations.  ALL DRUGOI8TS  A. tall oopr of Mrs. Smith's le!(������r and  nuy oUiernol a rtmllnr nature, toxothor  with nmo ot our Tftluablo lltoraluro r������-  gantluK children, will bo ������onf upon ro-  calpt el roar ������4tlrou, inoniionmg thli  papor.  , ���������  SCOTT A BOWNE  126 Wellington St., W.        Toronto  How It Struck Him.  It wns 5 o'clockln the afternoon, In  a crowded Brooklyn trolley car, nnd  above the noise arose tho walls of a  leather lunged baby protesting against  everything. After two miles of this  din the mother left with hor child,  when a young man In the front end  of the car thus expressed his sentiments:  Ceo whiz!   I'm glad I'm free!  No wedding bells for me.  The, result can be more easily Imagined than described.  Gave  Missus Away  "Is Mrs. Brown at home?" inquired  the caller.  "No, ma'am, she isn't," replied the  maid.  "Then it was you who was singing  so dreadfully out of tune when I turned the corner," said the caller.  "No, indeed, ma'am," cried the indignant maid; "that was missus!"���������  Cleveland Leader.  by levying a species of blackmail-on  passengers along the great road which  united London and Berwick. This  continued for about twenty months,  from April, 1322, to December, 1323,  ���������when he fell into the king's power,  who for' some unknown reason not  only pardoned him, but gave him a  place at Court. Anyhow, a man of the  name of Robyn Hode was a "varlet"  of the king in 1324.  Dr. Spencer T." Hall says that Itobyn  was created Earl of Huntington by a  London ballad writer hard up for a  word to rhyme to Little John. Be  this as it may, Robin Hood will always  be the hero of romance, and those who  love romance will refuse to believe  that he never existed.���������London Globe.  SErs-O   US   YOUR.  WE   PAY  UP TO  $8.  We are specialists in Northwestern  Raw Furs and pay the highest prices  for Foxes, Lynx, Wild Cats, Badgers.  Etc.   Send for price list and ship to'  M.  F.   PFAELZER  &  CO.,  6  East   12th   St.,   New  York.  An Ugly Toad.  All toads are accounted ugly, but  tho most hideous of all perhaps is  that of Surinnm, with its flat and triangular head, unusually short neck  and specially flat body. Its eyes are  very small and are of nn olive tint,  spotted with red. Yet the parental instincts of these creatures aro as kind  in their way as those of the most  beautiful animals in creation. The  femule in due course having laid her  eggs, the male toad picks them up  and deposits them on her horny back,  when she immediately starts for the  nearest marsh and immerses herself  and the ernbryotic brood in the semi-  liquid mud, .where she remains until  they are hatched.  Well  Prepared.  "I loam," she said reproachfully,  "that you wero devoted to no fewer  than fivo girls boforo you finally proposed to mo. How do I know that  you didn't make desperate lovo to  nil of them?"  "I did," ho rcptied promptly.  *--*You did!" sho exclaimed,  "Certainly," ho roturned. "You  don't suppose for a moment thnt I  would bo foolhardy enough to try for  Bitoh a prize no you nro without practicing o llttlo first, do youP"  Liver and BCidneys  Functions    such    that    each    suffers  when the other is deranged.  Complicated cases can only be cured  by combined treatment such as Dr.  Chase's Kidney-Liver Pills.  The-liver filters poisons from the  blood.  The kidneys nlso filter poisons from  the blood.  When the liver becomes sluggish  and torpid in nction, or is given too  ������much work by over-eating, tho kidneys have to help out with this  work of (ilteration. When the liver  fails the kidneys have all the work  to do.  And this is exactly what causes  nine-tenths of the cases of kidney  diseases.  The beginning is biliousness, indigestion and constipation, and after  a time the kidneys begin to be affected and there comes backache,  urinary derangements and finally  kidney disen3e in some of its dreadfully painful nnd iatul forms.  Dr. Chase's Kidney-Liver Pills are  the rational cure for kidney disease,  just as they are the most successful,  because thoy get at thc cause of  trouble and exert a combined and  direct influence on liver, kidneys and  bowels.  They promptly and thoroughly  cleanse the bowels or intestines nnd  by awakening the action of the liver  take the burden off the kidneys. Then  by tlicir direct action on the kidneys  bring about the natural nnd healthful  working of those organs.  Mrs, Dave W. McOall, Lombarcly,  Leeds Co., Ont., writes:���������"I wns  troubled with kidney diseases for eight  years and doctored with several doctors to no avail until I began using  Dr' Clinsa's Kidney-Liver Tills which  entirely cured me. I believe I would  bo dead were it not for this medicine"  Dr. Chase's Kidney-Liver Pills, ono  pill a dose, 25 cents a box, at all dealers or Edmanson, Bates & Co., Tor-  onto,  Mansfield's Lonely Meals.  There were two meals which Mansfield always ate alone���������breakfast and  the light repast of broth and oysters  late in the afternoon. An empty stomach attacked his nerves and set his  temper on edge. In the morning he  was in no convenient mood until he  had tho Invariable coffee and bacon.  After a somewhat rigid abstinence  during the balance of the day and  evening the fatigue of n performance  edged his nerves till his midnight supper, which, with a troop of friends  about him, warmed him into the sunniest humor of the day. A book or  play was tho companion of his solitary meals.���������raul Wllstach In Scrlbner's.  "% of all Gasoline Engine trouble*  come from poor Ignitiou.     t  The    " VIM   MAGNETO".  KEEP YOUR IGNITION RIGHT  $15  " ' ' "-   " VIM  MAGNETO ������������������'.   doei  away with lotteries and can  be used ou any Engine. It  always givesagood hot spark  Fully Guaranteed��������� Aeentm  Wanted.  A. K. Willlami Machinery Co. Limited, Toronta  GASOLENE  IVSANTLES  Gravity and Hollow wire system.  State which you use.  High Grade Goods. Prices Right.  Prompt   Shipment.  GAS   STOVE   DEPARTMENT,  Winnipeg Elec. Railway Co.,  322 Main Street.  . Winnipeg.  The Very First One.  The visitors, in the historical museum gazed curiously nt n small feather pillow which nestled In n glass case.  "I don't sec anything unusual about  that pillow," remarked ono of the visitors, turning to thc guide.  "It's n very valuable pillow," replied  the guide. "That Is Washington's  original headquarters."���������Llpplncott's.  Hard  Bubble.  Gunner���������He used to be a pessimist  and say the world was a bubUte.   I  understand he has changed his opin  ion.  Guycr���������Yes; you see, he fell out of  an airship not long ago.  Repeat it:���������" Shiloh's Cure will always cure my coughs and colds."  It takes a woman to have faith In a  man when she hasn't.  A Zoological Question.  The director of tho zoological gar-  dons wns on his vacation. Ho received a note from his chief assistant,  which closed thusly: "The chimpanzee  seems to be pining for a companion.  What shall we do until you return?"  Transfus'in of Blood.  The earliest case of the transhvi'on  of Wood from the veins of one person  to those of another on record so far  ns we know is that of Pope Innocent  VIII., who is said to hnve been successfully operated on in April, 1492.  In 10G7 the operation was performed  both in France nnd England apparently with success, but it Again fell  into oblivion till 1824, when Dr. Blun-  doll in his "Researches" proved the  feasibility of the process. Since that  time it hns beon regarded as a legitimate, operation.  Tho Mad Parliament.  Tho name "Mud. Parliament" v"������  given to the Parliament which assembled in the yenr 1258 nnd broke out  into open rebellion against Henry III.  Tho King wns declared deposed, nnd  the Government was vested in the  hands of twonty-four councillors, with  Simon de Montfort at their he.-id, To  Do Montfort belongs the honor o,'  having started what mkrht be called  popular government In Groat Britain,  But for our troubles we would be  unable t) appreciate happiness.  'Tis a Marvellous Thing.���������When the  cures effected by Dr. Thomas' Eclec-  tric Oil are considered, the speedy and  permanent relief it has brought to  the suffering wherever it has been  used it must be regarded as a marvellous thing that so potent a medicine should result from the six ingredients which enter into its composition. A trial will convince tho  most skeptical of its healing virtues  It isn't necessary to tell a booze-  fighter that he should love his enemy.  Minard's Liniment relievos Neuralgia.  "Doctor," growled the patient, "it  seems to me that "500 is a big charge  for that operation of mine. It didn't  take you over half a minute."  "My dear sir," replied the famous  specialist, "in learning to perform  that operation in half a minute I have  spoiled over eleven pocks of such eyes  as yours."���������Success Magazine.  Poverty prevents a lot of people  from getting the gout. ,..'.'--'-,   .'-���������   '���������,'"' '"'" '::  TTiK    LEftGE.     GRTiEKTvOOT),    RSU  j; i -.5 ������ 1  COLUMBIA.  *&*******A****mYVMa������*xxct-JSBrimx*v\fi tmiwniMittuimmxtotorw.va*'***  ������   il  u. _��������������������������� ^tsjti <**���������- ���������'���������'-������������������^-���������^-^^������������������--������������������^������������������'���������^-^^���������^-'^������������������^-^���������'^-'���������^���������^--,-.*^-'*j'  .^?,.^ivHi.*-'*--'-'1-'^*������ 'ts- *��������� J' *> Xt-'m-T ^V������^mi������ ������i*a*f������jaauia*. ������'(*n*'*-j-1* *'**>** **"  CITY  .7-*r<'  ������--^^3^^,r-''l-���������,' vXi  PH8l, -ua f^  Tho  ncn-^fb  hof-l   lo  1I111 A*-"  Granhy mill'"-.   On"'���������i't'->* \'-'  largePC '"Mmi'ir monm in tho >\,  fit v.    The   l>Mr' is   rovloln, '���������*  wiih lii-rvo   'nrnr-rs  <f  m!1 "^""j  kinds, find   thr-   mr������������r,  Cfc  grant c"tr���������������������'-*.    Drop up anil o  Pfo me. ij'  A. 0. JOHNSON g-  ruoi'Hii-'i'oit. a"  J;  Mountaineer and Kootenay Standard Cigars.  I [ado by  KASLO  HOTEL  KASLO  B. C,  "Is a comfortable  home  for  all  who travel to that city.  COCKLE & PATWOKTH.  Get voni* Seed Grain at  I 1 iitJiVl  \J  BaG-o'iio'o transferred to  any part oi' tlie City. Furniture moved to any part of  the District. General Dray-  ins:; of all kinds.  SIDNEY OLIVE1  Is published every Thursday at Greenwood, H C , and the price is <5 n year,  postage free to nil parts of Canada, and  Great Uritain, . To the United States ami  other countries it is sent postpaid for  v*->.50 a year. Add 1 ess all letters to Tin.'  Ledge, Greenwood, B. C.  R. T. LOWERY,  PUBLISHER.  GREENWOOD   Ii.    C��������� 31 AY 13, 190O  MEttCILANT TAiLOil  Clothes Cleaned, Pressed  and  Hi-paired.  Dry O'er.nnig a Specially.  ��������� GRWKNWOOD. 13. U.  THE  Arlington Hotel  GREENWOOD  Is tho place for Pecp-o'-D.iy Cocktails    and   Evening    Night-Cap?.  Buttermilk a specialty during thc  warm season.  C. A. Dempsey, Prop,  IN FERRY  .Blue Stem Wheat, Seed Oats,  Seed Rye.  at mi"  = Balmoral  In Phoenix tho dining room will  ���������please the gastronomic-ally critical,  .the beds bring sweet repose, while  ���������the beverages in the bar will appease any ordinary human thirst.  "Miners, muckers, tourists and millionaires always welcome.  J, A. McMASTEH, Proprietor.  fiemmaPket Hotel  is .the home for all tourists  and millionaires visiting New  Denver.   British', Columbia.  -"HEHBY   STEGE,   PBOPR.  TSEpffOflT HOUSE  Nelson. B. C, is run on the  the American and European  plan. Nothing yellow about  the house except the gold in  t*-e safe.  "M.*a-Ioi2������   8c   TncgiliUs  The KGGtenay Saloon  Sandon, B. G., has a line or nerve  bracers unsurpassed in any mouo-  tain town ot the Great West. A  glass of aqua pura given free with  ...spirits menti.  Hotel  r  PHOENIX,   B.   C.  Is a comfortable home for  the miner and traveler.  Good meals and pleasant  rooms. Pure liquors and  fragrant cigars in the bar.  ft,' V,. CTIISHOLftr, ritoi-KiCTOK.  iE LEDGE  a yeat  11 Advance,  sLrsmcr^hrsn^.-' ������������������CEwra  J. E. Cameron.  Leading Tailor of the  Kootenays.  Kaslo, B. C,  CREEP  and MIDWAY  Leaves Greenwood for Spokane  pi 7 a, ui,, and for Oroville nt 2:'.',()  lu m. J. McDo.ni-'i.i,.  LOWERY'S CLAIM  Durin-! the 1)7 months that.'.Lowcry's  plain) was on earth it did Im-fbiCM* nil  f.vt>r. tlio   world.     It   wns,.'tho   mont  (iniqiic. independent oiid fc..'ir!i'.is jriur-  fial nvt-r produced in Ciiiiiuln.    I'l-litii'iil  /1 nd thcnlo-.'li'iil eiicinii-B pursued il with  (he vonoiti of a rattli'Hiinkf! iinlil tin;  govern merit shut it out of tliu mail.-',  and IIk editor i-fa.-wl  to  piil-IUli   it,  wiitlv on (ueoiint of ri'lnzy liv*-r and  mrtly beo.i1i.1ti it tiiknfl u pile of money i  o ruii a pirpcr tlml in nntliiwi'd. 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Ta Lowery  GREENWOOD, 13. 0.  ;, KuiiowilI of I.itjnor J.lceino.  Tiikc Xotlr.n tliat I. Kurm-iii I.nso.ol f-'lioll,  Iriliiinl ii|iplyniK to t!u 'Siiiidrliilii-nilitiit of 1'ro-  vinrlitl I'olicii-.al lliijoxiilnitlnii of ono month  fripni tliciliititlii-roiif, f'ii' ii lu-iiiwiil of my li-itt-l  lk-nnsu for Ito pretril.-ic.-i k imvn tn tlie .N'urtll-  ���������.-in Jlnti-: in I- liolt, II. 0,  Dated t.-iia l.'HIi clny ol' M.iy. P:iO,  NOUAt.W I.USI-'.  rurMW. ���������' 1 immu n ���������11 !��������� i��������� m w ���������  r'l.'HO'Tlll Of l.lt|tl II-  M������t!IINUa  T.\!<r: Kolli-t! Mini J. Hui-llu i*. Tli'-rm-t, of MM-  invy, Inloiiil iiji|ilyln)f Pi Iii-; Hiijii.-i'liitiiii-liiiir. of  I'rovliiclal I'dllcn, in lliu (-.-C|ili'.itlou nf omi  moutli Ift-iii 111* il.itti Iltirunr, fur a rniicwitl ol  mv imrj ll>.(ni.4(. fur tho |> iiiil'i'H kmin n ha thu  .Mhl-.vay llotol, nt Mlil-.v.iy, II. fl.  Oittuil Hits Kill liny of ,Miy,l!cni.  IIKU'I'IIA O.TI'OMGT.  Itmiiiu-iil of T.l<|in>i- r.lci-ii.-o.  'I'���������l������! Not It-is Hint I, Kami A. ("rouill. of V,l I'  wiiy. II l!. Intuhil ii|i|ilyui;.' to lliu .-lii.ii-rinttt'i-1-  unt-of I'rovIiH-nil I'ollci-, nt tho i.'xp riiliuti of  oin- irionlli from tliu (Into liui'iiot, for tliu icikiwiI  rjf 111.V ltt.lt;! Ii.;n i.-tc for tliu |irinnl.^-H kiiou-n il*  OwulIV llotol nt Mldivtiy, II. (J.  |-.iu.-.ltltl- ini.lirlty or ,\I.-,y, Iir'-n  H.lMli. A  Clf'lWKI.Ij.  Kcill-H'lll  of f.I(]IIOI- I.ldl'IHO.  Tn Ire Notlcu that. I, M, \V. I/iiilt'nv,iritini(l tip  plylm? Dtlio Sii|wrliit|.','.iIoi||. nt rrovlm-lnl |'������.  licit, lir.tlii- o<|ih-,ill-Hi of ijiu! inotiUi from llm  (title huruof, '"i-u tt}ui:wii.\ of my holul llucimu  foi- tliu pi-himM'.'H Itiiowiil a.- tliu Wliiilcor Hutul  A blue mark here indicates that  your   Subscription   ha-"  become   deceased,   and  that the  cdilor   would  once more like  to  commune with  your colhiteral.  Evil, is simply thc good put to a  wrong ugo.   Mom-ux capitalism is responsible for tlie creation of Socialism.  Max's refusal to lend bis neighbor money makes thousands short  of cash. _  It may take a little time but  some day Greenwood will bo a  second Butte.  It is generally believed that no  married man in Greenwood evei  hugs his hired girl.  Thebr are many cold-blooded  thieves in this laud who steal in a  way that keeps them out of jail.  Joi* "M.vimN* did not'*win. Come  home, Joe, and try again in your  own country, or else try Ireland.  Thk people should have public  ownership of national monopolies.  This would end half  our troubles.  If an honest man is the noblest  work of creation, a prospector who  nevor lies about his claims must  be his brother.  Tine people who will stand supinely "by and see a fiee press and  rree speech boycotted and abused  are ready for the chains of a slave.  G'ij-kx'iVooi) is in a class by  .-.eli'. it is the only town in Canada  that has c-vcr voted a bonus towards running a tunnel through a  mountain.         A woman in North Carolina recently gave birth to live children,  three" boy-3 and two girls. Their  weights range from -1 to 0 pounds.  All are healthy. Married men  t'irou:-iiout tbe country will linpe  that this will not become epidemic.  Av ui:yoi.i,tio.\- is not far distant  in tho United States. It will be  a wliizzer and make that country  for a time look like a dirty black  dence in a wet ditch. Alter the  smoke of battle has cleared away  the work of reconstruction will go  on again much the same as nature  tears down a mountain to build up  the valley.        Ax assay of -tS cents a ton in  values has been obtained from tbe  slag pile oE tlie smelter of the B.  C. Copper Co. If the management could discover soma method  of saving the mineral that goes  over tlie slag dump the profits of  the company would be greatly increased, and it would not be neces-  even to intimate chat thc workmen should take a reduction in  wages. There are more ways than  one of inducing a cat to part with  its earthlv career.  Thk thanks of tbe community  arc due to Judge Wilson for tlie  impartial, and patient manner in  which he conducted the sessions of  the arbitration board. It is unfortunate that Mr. McAllister did  not accept the judge's invitation  to meet him and a representative  of the union in au endeavor to  settle di{Terences. Mr. McAllister  is in about the same position us  some persons high in authority  were two thousand years ago when  they doubted that any good could  come out of Nazi ruth* Jle evidently has not read tho story leading up to that event so beautifully  represented by the window which  he lately presented to a local church  Tin: conciliation board, if it did  nothing more, showed those preprint  whore the blame, for most of the  labor troubles in this district should  bo placed, and George Heatherton,  secretary of tho Miners Union,  deserves credit for the array of  facts which he brought out at the  iiivc-'-.tigatioii. So strong wa:-i the  casi" of llift union, that the only  defense i/fii-rcd by tlio company  wan: " Wn will not n-cognizn the  Mnu-iv*' Union," a childish position, indi"-d for. a great corporation, JOven tlje most u'lcoinpi'is-  ing opponent' of organized labor  11111.4 admit that tho compuiy has  trikr-ii an untenable miind, if its  intention is to do business in a  bti.-inciiH way.  Tin-: poor li, C. Copper puielter  KoeiiiH to be out of luck. JIuivi it-  is ehut down again for lack of coke  in the middle of fine weather. For  thc-Jpaft few years tho history of  thin Hiiieltcr hats been one of blood,  does not savcy bis job? lie is a  pleasant genllemaii, and nature  seems to have designed him more  for an ariislie life or in a dry  goods or millinery store than a--  manager of a g'-eat industry. Perhaps the noise of, the' big, red.'  roaring furnace.1*, and the constant  sight of that crimson molten 'mass  going into the slag pile puts man's  nerves upon the edge, and he just  can't help upsetting the tabic and  spilling tlio vising ir. Apparently  nature never intended Idni to  handle, large, bodies of \1\2n and  litis is one reason why the local  s-r.clter has bad so much trouble,  lie is not generous or diplomatic  enough to control his men, and no  doubt for this reason thousands of  dollars may have been lost 10 the  company. 'When you (ind lack of  harmony' between men and mlinage r of any large concern it is a  safe wager Unit the profits, if any,  will be small,  Maxv of the business inen of  Greenwood should decide at once  whether they will continue to be  the puppets of McAllister and kill  the town, or be independent and  buildup a great city.- No bet ter  time can be found than thc present  for veinoddeling the board of trade.  As now constituted it is dominated  by seven great corporations : E.'  0. Warren is president., and superintendent of the B. C Copper company's smoltci*; l'\ \V. McL'.iiue  is secretary, and district land  agent for the 0. J.\ R.; and on thc  council of tlio board are J. E. McAllister, general manager of the  B. C. Copper Co.; 0. J. Wilson,  district manager for 1\ Burns &  Co.: Duncan Mcintosh, superintendent of the Tunnel Co.; J. T.  Heattie, local manager of the Canadian Bank of Commerce, and IL  F. Stow, local manager of the.  Bank of British North America.  Seven representatives of big corporations on a council of thirteen !  How could an independent thought  filter through that bunch? As an  example: The council asked for  suggestions from business men to  be brought before the Hail way  Commission ot Nelson, and a member of the board of trade poin ted  out that a higher freight rate was  charged by the 0. P. R. for produce between Pincher and Greenwood than between Pincher and  the coast. The question was not  brought to the notice of tho railway commission. The reason is  obvious. Thc V., V. & E. railway was not so fortunate. The  V.," V. & 11. bad not a representative on the Greenwood Board- of  Trade. Tho L'-dge incurred the  di.-pleasnro of the dictator of this  corporation-cursed institution, and  a representative was sent to the  business men asking them to withdraw their support from this paper.  Tuts week The Ledge commences on its fourth year of publication in Greenwood. During ev.-ry  month of .its publication its stall"  has spent move money among tlio  business men than it ha1* received  in patronage from residents of the  city. It has made enemies among  those who do not like the truth,  [fc has been boycotted by business  mcu who aro opposed to white  labor and an intelligent community  of worldngmen. It lost its share  of tlie city patronage because it-  was not subservient to McAllister  and bis board of trad". It i-* opposed to the city lev;-ing b'ack-  mail on unfortunate women. The  status of these women is either  legal or illegal. If legal, tlie.y  should not bo herded monthly to  the police court to pay city overdrafts at thc bank: if illegal, the  in'iyor and aldermen, no matter  what th'.'ir personal inclinations  may be, should not make the whole  community partners in such a  compact. It is opposed by tho-e  windy church members who tall-  morality all year and vote for  immorality. These aro a few of  the diiliculties with which The  Led^c has had to contend and is  contending. A newspaper is like  any other business, to be in touch  with the world it should be near a  postofiice, and when that postollice  is in the center of a population of  1500 people, more than half white,  with climatic conditions favorable,  the location, is as good as any other,  and there is no place in the west  where truth and independence in a  newspaper is more needed than in  Greenwood. .The Lf'dge is located  right here. To our friend.", we  will stay with- you as long as we  believe you arc doing right. To  our enemies���������we don't want quarter, and wo won't give it.  At the last municipal campaign  wo were told by the friends of  Mayor Bunting that Mr, Desro-u'er,  his* opponent, if elected, would not  be able to manage tho city's finances. Mr. Di'Ki'osiei* was not elected,  and Mr. Bunting is "managing"  liiem, After some six yenrs of  able financing by Mcs-rs. Nad-Mi  nnd Hunting, tin 10 is apparently  nothing to fuinuce, and the manager of tho Bank of Montreal is  sitling quietly 011 tho mayor, giving au occa-ioual grunt of satisfaction nt being allowed to hit on any  one, 1111 Oceiipntioit for which nature evidently intended him. All  Horts of wild scheini'H havo been  rt'Hoi'ti'd to,, even juggling wjth  hi 111:ing funds, a practice) which is  a criminal offense, in Home provinces. The city is nob paying itH  accounts���������Mr. Dt-srosiera could not  have done less*. Tho mayor has  como to tho ond oflilti financial  for* and meet such  a contingency  as it should havo been  met by the  executive of a city with the resources of Greenwood.    A similar contingency   arose   some   year.- ago,  when T. J. Hardy was mayor, and  just after the boom when largo expenditures had been made on street  improvements.      A   young    man  came   to   relievo   the   then   local  manager of the Bank of  Montreal,  who was going on a holiday.'   Th'.  young manager  knew his'own importance, al though the public did  fully appreciate 'the transcendency  of the creature.    He  looked about  for some object upon which to ira  press his Ttisin  and  also awe tin  populace.   The city had overdraw*  a few thousands.   Sb ho swarmec"  into Mayor Hardy'h store and delivered  an    oration   on   financial  methods,   lasting an   hour. ��������� Tom  said nothing, but thanked him and  hoped   that so  brilliant  a young  mun would  be long spared to tho  institution which ho so ably represented.    At thc  next meeting of  council the mayor asked for a vote  to transfer tho account to  tbe Canadian   Hank   of   Commerce,   tbe  reason given  being   that   ho  had  heard bow to run a city from their  banker, and would liko to transfer  to an institution that knew how to  run  a  bank.     The. transfer   was  made.      Perhaps  Mayor Bunting  and   Mr.  Proctor  have  misunderstood what is due to tho positions  which they occupy.  Since the manager of the B. C.  Copper company has declined to  meet the men iu a spirit of concilia-;  tion, there is no course left to the  union but to fight, and light to a  finish. The union has made every  possible effort to establish a friendly  feeling, but has been snubbed,at  every turn. If it is to be a tight,  thc company will find the' union  strong enough to enforce decent  treatment.        G'*o. 11. Nad ex is no longer a  voter in Greenwood electoral district, having asked that his name  be struck oil the list, which would  have been done without asking,  owing to non-residence. Mr. Na-  den has not resigned his position as  member of the provincial legislature. Th'-ro is a salary attached  to it. and George R. never was  known to overlook a postage stamp.  A 1:0ut the lamest defense ever  offered was that of the B. C. Copper company at the elo-e of the investigation, when its representative said : " We' will not recognize the Miners' "Union." Then,  iu the opinion of the manager of  the B. C. Copper company, a traitor is a much more desirable citizen  than an honest man, for to become  a "scab"' a. man intisjb first have  been a traitor to his fellow workers. The man who is a traitor to  those with whom he works will  prove dishonest to those who employ him. This is a fact that- it  takes a long t-itno to pound into  pinhead employers. A man with  brains can see it at a glance.  "Whoever interrupts the conversation of others to make a display  of his fjn-.l of knowledge, makes  notorious his own stock of ignorance. A prudent man will not  obtrude his answer until he has  the question stated to him in form.  A dog will never forget the  crumb thou gavost him, though  thou mayst afterwards throw a  thousind stones at bis' head; but  foster with thy kindneas a low  man for an age, and on the smallest provocation he will be against  thee in arms.  Only in the bath can one tell  black from white.  Speak little and you will hear  much.  No one is sure that his light will  burn until morning.    ,.  lie who speaks the. truth must  have outs foot in the stirrup.  Take up a stick and tlio thieving dog understands*.  When they laid down the law to  the wolf, he .said : " Be quiet, or  the sheep will run away."  Wldddwson, Assayer, NclBon, B. C.  Flower an  U-ai-aen  r  Dealer in Coal, Wood, Ties, Poles, etc.   Heavy Teaming  - -  to any part of the.'District'.- .'.,.'..'���������-.  Unequalled for. Domestic .-Use  Saw the Point.  ���������The following is an extract from  :i report of the proceedings of the  house ot commons :  " The good thing of tho'day's*  talk was contributed by Glen  Campbell, who defeated "tho Hon.  Clifford Sifton's brother-in-law.  Mr' Campbell was dealing with  Mr. Templeman'a election as successor to Mr. Sloan in Comox-  Atlin, ond went on to relate.that  in the first raco Kichard Crocker  won in England the horse was ridden by Tod Sloan. As the horse  passed the. winning post Crocker  turned to a frien'd'and remarked :  ' Thank God for Sloan I' Thohouso  saw tho point and roared with  laughter, both sides joining."  Just; a Shot.  A well-directed shot is aimed at  Finance Minister Fielding's tricky  financing by the Kingston Standard in these words: "Mr. Field-"  ing really was too modest. After  increasing the public debt through  heavy borrowings and ..expenditures by S-������G,020.000 during the  year, ��������� he ' nevertheless reports . a  surplus of 81,500,000. What Mr.  Fielding should have "done was to  have borrowed another ten or  twenty million dollars, added that  much more to .the national debt  and then had a surplus of $11,000,-  0000 or 821,500,000, as'the case  might be, depending upon how  much he borrowed."  White Slavery in Canada.  That a form of white slavery exists in thc Northern Ontario camps  on the transcontinental railway is  asserted in a resolution forwarded  to Ottawa by tho. trades council of  the cities of Port Arthur and Fort  William. It is declared that the  men working on construction are  outrageously treated, robbed systematically, .that they are charged  for medical attendance which they  do not get, and that finally they  are turned out of tho camp sick  rind'iii'rags. The labor men of  tho Twin cities have been for some  time urging action by tho department of labor, but havo met with  the answer that the department  has no jurisdiction.  Ere the fat become lean, tho  lean are already dead.  What is play to the cat is'death  to the mouse.  A fish in the water is worth  nothing.  At home the dog is very brave.  Observe the mother ere you take  the daughter. ���������"���������vwi-  If you lose half and then leave  off something is gained.  The good mourn for what was  taken away, the wolf for what was  left behind.  No other day can equal the one  that i? past.  Make friends with a dog, bat  keep a stick in your hand.  He who has money has no sense,  and who has sense, no money.  the Bi  Swcepe  get.all  that's \vithin  reach, and all will be lovely when  her HUBBY comes homo, for ho  bought his Fishing Tackle   from  a: l. white  The Furniture Man,  Frank Fletcher  PliOVIXC-'AL, I.AN't) SUI'VI'VOII,  Nolson, B. C.  IloniMViil <������f I.lrjitor Ucou.'H-.  Tnko Notice thnt I. Jnmon Hoinlcr-on, of  numlwood, il, 0., Intuiid lipplyln-,-' to tliiiStin-  crlntotnloiitof I'rovliicliil 1'ollco, at tho oxptrtt-  tlon of ono month from tho cl ito liorcof, for a  roniiH-iilof my lutol Ilcoimo for tlia premium*  known m tlio Alfrorna Holulir t Demi wood, B, 0.  nelson, B.--&  GEO. r. WELLS, Proprietor.  First-class in everything.  Steam heat, electric light,  private baths. Telephone  in every room. First-class  bar and barber shop.  - 'Ens meets all trains.  the...  Rossland t  Is the leading hotel of the  city, and the home of tonrifits,  mininsc men and commercial  travelers.'  Do not miss it when visiting the famous Golden City.  B. totitKiits, manager.  3rTI  nelson, b. c.  wholesale  dealers in;      -:/ .:  Produce   and!i Provisions  NELSON, B. C.  Real Estate,  Mines,  Insurance and  Fruit Lands.  CORRESPONDENCE   [SOLICITED.  THE GLdB  Cigar Store  Tobaccos, Pipes, and all other  Smokers' supplies. Next door  to Pacific hotel.  JAS. DRUfl  Pioneer'  |4otel...  Gfeerirjaood, S.C  The oldest hotel in the city, nnd still  under tho sninc iniirm^ermdit. Rooms  comfortable, niealB equal to anv in tbe  city, and the bur S'lpplies only tho best.  Corner of Greenwood and Government  J, W. kelson  streets.  LakevSew = Hotel  NELSON, B.C.  Is a home for Minora.    Rates $1*  11 day.    All White Help.  N.. Mai.lette   ���������-���������������������������'-    PfloriUETon *  a Regular monthly mcetinf-a of  -../'V Greenwood lodge No. 28, A. P.  .'%/- & A. M., aro hold on tho first  Thursday in each month in Fraternity hull, Wood block, Government  street. Greenwood. Visiting- brethren  are cordially Invited to attend.  JAS, 8. I'lKNIK. Scorotnry,  W.F.  Greenwood Minors'  Union, No. 22, W.  ��������� F, M., meets every  Saturday nvonln-? in Union Hall, Cor>  por street, Greenwood, at 7:30.  Also in hall at  Mother Lodo mine  Friday evenings nt 7:80,,  GEO. III'ATHERTON, Secretary.  The Hotel Slocan  Three Forks, D, C, Is the tending  hotel of the city. Mountain trout  and guuie dinners a specialty,  'looms reserved by telegraph.  i  I  .-'. 'J


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